Get 1 more page view just for Liking us on Facebook
We are retrieving your image from the archive...
We are converting your image into tiles...
Grand Prairie News Texan (Newspaper) - January 7, 1964, Grand Prairie, Texas 1 EWS WEA TIIER Cloudy and cooler VYdm Low tonight nar High Wednesday it middle VOLUME NUMBER 6 GRAND TEXAS JANUARY 1964 Telephone M i Congress Returns To Tax Rights Grind S TODAY By HAZEL BLAND Grand Prairie youngsters apparently came through the holidays liale and A check with cham bers office reveals that ab senteeism was normal on the first three days following the Normal for this time of year run about 7 or 8 per cent of the enroll ed in Grand Prairie Public Sometime1 overlooked arc extracurricular activities of variou group GP lire put ting up and taking dowv the string of that added to the beauty of the city during tluMMirirmas them in their tak local Po 1 i c M any We like the slogan currently appearing on the marquee of the Forest Park Motor It react May the best o i3 be tlie worst of Speaking of already heard several about Barry Goldwatcr since lie tossed his hat in the politi cal ring for the Republican Presidential One cf tlie in hot water in bread and water in Pat of the United asked that we express her thanks to the lodge and other groups as well as who donated so generously for the needy of Grand Prairie at Several hun dred families were made a lot happier the thoughtful ncss of so many Grand Pra irie We would like to add a big thank you lo Dantz ler for her tireless efforts not only at Christmas but all through tlie Fiftysix senior officer stu dents of Keesler Air Force Communication and Electronics Post Graduate School are adding to their knowledge ol advanced aero space and electronics projects and theories during a visit to day to LingTemcoVought fa Ivan Danhof of Grand Prairie will be guest speaker tonight at the Dallas Alumnae Chapter of Alpha XI Delta So A staff member of Southwestern Medical Danhof will discuss open heart surgery at the Dallas Who Bould Denv Her Of Faith Annie Sykes Is a She Is 78 years old and lives at 1112 Most of her income comes from a social security But unless she gets help from some honest Grand Pralrlan the one this month will not go Monday afternoon she took the check and In company of Flora who lives with walked to herd Grocery and Market at 1507 There she bought a small sack of cashed the and returned home by way of Ni 13th through the Travis and Jeffer son school As she put down the gro ceries on the kitchen table she discovered she had lost her purse with cash from the check plus some other a be lieves the finder will return the money to Who amongst us would deny ner of that T A WONDERFl L Everybody laughed again this week at the old gag about being run over by a Carrier Parkway motorists had it even They got run over by Highway 0 traffic too as they scurried safely through the new underpass from Dai worth to Here 3 car and driver zip serenely north just like the T and PHighway 80 undercuts had been there NEWS TEXAN Study Club To Meet In Flame Room Memberof the Grand Pra irie Study t iiih will meet at Wednesday ihe riame Room ol the Star Speaker will he Gerald Ram director of food service for Southern Methodist Uni Ldmon keith willpre sent a and Warren Hancock will lead the pledge of A short business session will be conducted following the program by presides Hostesses will be Hardman and Dean Texas Marriage Laws Clarified bv Judge BY ANNE HfXT Is your marriage legal1 Evidently some Prairlans are beginning to judg ing by the phone calls receiv ed by the DNT since a New Years Day story concerning an Arkansas couple who re peated the Judge Calvin jus tice of said that until 1945 the Arkansas law made any marriage of a couple un der 16 years of age The law was never contested and couples continued to lie about their ages and As these people reached so cial security the commis sion refused to grant social security until the marriage was made Thus many Marshall At Top Of Citys Agenda Texas couples who married in Arkansas found themselves living out of wedlock accord ing to the Social Security Com The Texas law prevents any such A boy and girl past the age of 12 may legally marry with the consent of their After the par ent has appeared In person and signed a written the couple must wait three days unless this stipulation Is waiv ed by the county Since proof of birth is re quired and couples who appear to be under age 18 for a 21for a illegal marriages In the state are almost Judge King will welcome any couples who are concern ed about the legality of their Special Delivery Service For subscribers who miss their Grand Prairie News Texan it is available between these Tuesday thru Friday tmiil 7 Saturday and Sunday until 10 For subscribers north of Main call AN 25013 For subscribers south of Main call AN 22209 For advertising or editorial call AN Poll Tax Receipts On Sale The agenda of the City Com mission contained these Approval of previous City Commission meeting and re view of Urban Renewal Com mission 19 and Consideration of old busi including Grand Prairie Improvements Project 2 Public Hearing on a Planning and Zoning Case to permit operation of a home beauty shop on South Center Street and to examine bids on South Dalworth Recreation Center parking lot and bids on Keith Heights drainage Under new two items consider ordi nance adopting Social Security for city consider a request to abandon 20 feet of an 80foot right of way on lllth Street in Great Southwest Under a letter from Dean Reports to be the paving and sidewalks on NW 16th Street from Hill to Dal worth and on tlie financial status of the city Operating Other business Lou Edna Jones City of Grand Prai rie and property transfer Pentacostal Wilson and City ofGrandPrai A Surprise For Dinner If you didnt get tickets for tonights Chamber of Com merce membership you may be Theres going to be a sur prise beginning at the annual says Chamber exe cutive president Ed but he refused to dis cuss the matter any Hold Off On Tag Requests Apparently not everybody is waiting for the deadlines of buying such things as poll tax getting car or the Turner of the county tax office says that his office lias been swamped with re quests for new car license They dont go on sale till February so just hold up until Tags arent even delivered till right before that Any Sheet OK for ACS Muslin Drive Members of the muslin drive for cancer patients say although they prefer do nations of muslin per cale will be welcomed We find muslin the only material acceptable for band Jim Blake percale sheets can be used for other The which opens will benefit cancer patients in Dallas Collection points will be established In several chair pointed out that one sheet will produce 30 dressings val ued at The dressings are distributed through the Amer ican Cancer Dress Ings provided free as a result of the drive will save the av erage cancer patient per I 10 I N IrifiM Once election year has rolled and the re quirement for voting in Texas needs to be met by says Turner of the county tax A number of Grand Prairi ans have been deputized to sell poll at and residents would do well to buy theirs As the political climate in Texas is pretty warm by and a presidential election will add to the heat of the Turner says that the tax exemptions or receipts may be obtained at the subcourt 630 at Grand Prairie State Bank from these employes Odell Dor is Dorothy Nor man and Leonard In members of the Jaycees have been deputized to sell poll as well as members of the United Auto Workers at their meeting Local Republi cans have also been given the authority to sell the re Turner said that once a person is he is more or less his own agent in obtaining business pro bably some individuals will be at grocery stores this month including p and Tom once is Important Measures Pending c By FRANK ELEAZER WASHINGTON UPI House and Senate just eight days away from their longest session since World War were back today for another one which their lead ers warned could be almost as long unless they get on the With opening gavels set for key Democrats were al ready to work to speed up the legislative Strategy for the year was being laid at a White House breakfast meet ing with President who will address a joint ses sion of Congress Announced aim of the lead ers was to dispatch major con troversial bills including new antidiscrimination and tax cut measures before July when the Republican National Convention opens in San Speaker John McCor and Senate Democratic leaderMike Mansfield that some of the more routine issues that confront every Congress probably will not have been settled by no matter how hard members McCormack looked for a windup session between the GOP convention andtheDemo cratic National which opens in Atlantic City on Mansfield en visioned a recess for both conventions with the shirt tail session coming there Either it was a lead pipe cinch that with conven campaigns and both presidential and congres sional elections mem bers werent planning to stick around here again until the week after asthey just finished Mansfield in gloomy pre session talks with reporters appeared to be telling the law makers it was up to them whether they were able to wind up the second session of the 88th Congress in a reason able If you think last year was a bad wait until this was one of his typical Heater Burns GP Youngster Terry Linn Clark of Grand Prairie was listed as doing all right by Parkland Hospital atten dants Monday af ter he was treated for second and third degree burns Sun day The son of and Larry 514 Royal Ave Terr accidentally came into contact with bathroom heater Sunday evening at his He was taken to Great Southwest where he was given emergency treat then was transferred by ambulance to Burns covered about20per cent of liis mainly on his back and McLaughlin of Grand Prairie Police Department made the Save Have Citizen Saving 715 Grand Prairie sidewalks And tins one from Austin tn on the west side of Nv 7th i taking shape Here work men drive the to the to pnur the to keep the kids from our of the Trv THE MORAL IS Crime Doesnt Pay Safe Driving Does Everything else had been As easy as cracking the corner of a window pane and slipping the night When you work in the everything goes Whether it is working an al or a parking lot Or just casing a street by park ing in a driveway and check ing tiie So what was simpler than running a few red lights and along at U lighted houses especi ally at on a dark Sunday morning when the ivsi of the world was almost Except Patrolman L0 Turkey Lunch For Schools On Wednesday Lunches at the Grand Pra irie Public Schools cafeter ias for Wednesday will fea ture the following menu BarBCued Turkey Green Beans Cranberry Sauce Bread Butter Cake with Lemon Glaze The Grand Prairie News Texan carried a full weeks menu of school lunches in its Sunday f the Cruid Prairie police He ted the wayward and hail ed it to the There wciv couple of They should have known Not real ly They were CO years Grand The car was not It belonged to a Me lived in Grand Prairie And what was this in the back seat A stocking mask Several shot gun The began to un ravel like an oldfashioned stocking Before long it seemed cer tain that the had played their string of luck a longtime before it finally ran Detective C Murdock took the Detec tive ooper of Irving They arres ted tlie owner of the car at his home about noon Confessions from the first pair cleared several burglar ies in Grand Prairie and Dal The third man admit ted 13 forgeries and nine bur in one in tlie remainder near or in He also admit ted to armed robberies in Dai las and Local police were prepar ing to file charges of bur glary the first pair charges of armed robbery and forgery against the third World By BOB C ALLAN DNT World News Editor While awaiting news of his Eddie Fisher waxed a new recording of On the Street Where You Live Monday in Las back at Elizabeth Taylors trousseau of eight dresses for her forthcoming marriage to Richard Bur ton is being held up by customs The reason was not FISHER Singer Anna May testified Monday in Los Angeles in her divorce action against Robert son of the late film Richard Miss Slaughter charged that over the period of a year and a few months we were married he beat me 15 times as she presented her case on the ground of cruelty and Jefferson the 44yearold New Orleans Uoekworkpr who received the kidneys of a chimpanzee In a historymaking opera tion died of pneumonia Monday in a New Orleans Doctors say that the chimpanzee kidneys were still functioning when Davis DAVE Harlem Congressman Adam Clayton Powell continues to hold a tight rein on his con Tlie controversial solon returned to a meeting of the Alfred Isaacs Democratic Club in New York Monday after an absence of 11 Asked if Powells absence from the political club had hurt his followers answered no in POWELL
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.