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Alamogordo Daily News (Newspaper) - December 23, 1963, Alamogordo, New Mexico Flames religious display Winner this Christmas scene at the residence of Fred Casavechia 607 Boyce ave was judged Best of religious entries by judges of this year s Christmas lighting contest. Winners were selected last evening and will be presented Cash awards today. The daily news and Community Public service co Are co sponsors of the Competition held each year by the Pajaro de Paraiso Garden club photo by Lilly Battle looms on Aid Washington Iff a the House Defeated today a move to vote immediately Ort for eign Aid but set an extraordinary 7 . Meeting tuesday to dispose of the Issue. Ship Appel to supreme court indicated state officials planning next Are move in reapportionment hassle a so u Santa be it state offi rep David cargo. R bom stands All Boann the i in ,n/a1nta5y impressive lighting contest. Religious and fantasy i "3on a a apartments entries were judged last night Ond Lan Ai Usu Jefferson ave won first prize in Maria winners will be chosen on Christ the fantasy division of the Piaros de Mas eve photo by i hut Garden club s yearly Christmas v 1 Quot a trailing Udall a. Wan Winn laugh lines mass Ile Plant Fontos religious first winners in contest selected sonnet unix i lie Kysh apartments at Moo t apartments As top winners in Lefter son won first place fantasy and Fred Casar Cybil can Soma and Haj it by in the fantasy division of the of 607 Boyce ave As first new year to authorized per annual ply Lam de Para so i place Winner in the read tin j Garden cig is christinas Light category a Ash awards of si5 my contest. J Orch were to be presented to mrs. A. J. Moore jr., chair i Day to the winners. Man of this year. Contest others Nuho win a .8in is co sponsored by com awards for their envies in the a titty Public service co. And lighting contest Aras follows Ila. Daily Tai a. In to fantasy division Wayne Jack ural Lurton chm. La. Kysh i son. Isis Dexter ave Sec Bricf visit congressman Tom Morris who was in Elpaso saturday for the swearing in ceremonies for their new Federal District judge found himself in Alamogordo on the Way to his Tucumcari Home when that area became socked in with ice. Morris spent the night Here and managed to head on Home on sunday morning. Nation ends Juk mourning i Washington it a thou Sands of candles burned Bright in Hie gathering dusk of Washington As the nation ended a a few who found out about months mourning for John k. His presence gathered for break i Kennedy. Last and a Short visit with Hun Ort sunday morning in fore he Jeff. Congressman Morris is taking the Gaff of Washington in stride it appears. Ile looks Good. He asked that we express his Christmas greetings to the people of Otero county arse to apologise for him that he was unable to see More people. He Felt that since he had taken so Short a time away from the capital he would like to have As much of that time Quot at Home Quot As possible. No meeting Booster clubbers won t inert tonight and in fact they ii we t until Jan b to hold their next one. The Holiday season has caught them with Many members out of town and be tildes that it seems Only proper to caned out Ai this season von la lie reminded. Sheltered against a biting wind on Winters first Day they symbolized that the late presi dents ideals Ere still aglow in the world. Bareheaded and costless in Brilliant Winter Sunshine Kennedy had said in his inaugural address Jan. 20 ,1961 the in Ond place and or. And mrs. Johnny Brooks 5o4 Spruce ave., third place religious division or. And mrs. Tom mar Able 1702 Monte Vista Corte second place and mrs. Richard Holt Loon Indian Wells Road third place. Honorable mention for their fantasy entries go to Ross Sham 1301 junkier drive and James Bates goo Spruce ave. A religious honorable mention award goes to or and or. Harry a. Maewill of urn Spruce ave. A a a Pride of neighbourhood a honorable mention also goes to the residents of Spruce ave. Nice boost the latest Issue of new a Xico electric new Public. Trion of the Coop Ory Arti latino of the state has a Fine Slot y and picture on Cloud Etty to Faith the Devotion thus year for their outstanding St e Wah ing Wai i t Page 4 i i i k l Mas which we bring to this Endeavor will ii it our c country and All who server and the glow front la d fire can truly Light the bareheaded and goalless sunday night president Johnson told More than 14,600 gathered i at Hie l Lincoln memorial and the nation by radio and Tele on a a thirty Days and a few hours ago John Fitzgerald Kennedy 35th president of the United states died a martyrs death. The world will not Tor get what in did Here. He will live on Iii our hearts which will to ids thus with the rhythm of Fin Coin s Gettysburg a d d r e a a Johnson marked the end of the 30 Clay official per led of mourn ing he fwd proclaimed on his predecessor s assassination nov 22 an hour and a half later hic new president turned a switch to Light tic National Christmas tree tie my the White House leading the nation Iii a frat is Hon i rom sorrow to tin a it it Christmas lighting display. Lumina ria will in judged on Christmas eve. Washington up a i he i Louse rules committee cleared the controversial foreign Aid Bill today for i another i Louse floor fight i but the i Louse Battle May j be delayed until tuesday i the committee which had been stymied by absenteeism Over the weekend voted 8 4 for i a Resolution to protect the com Promise billion Aid measure i from technicalities that could j kill it quickly on the floor. The major Issue at stake is i a provision to allow govern i ment credit guarantees for the i Sale of wheat to Russia. Gop Renews fight Tho rules committee Resolution cannot ire considered by the House today unless two thirds of the members present vote to take it up or unless no one objects. Otherwise it will go Over until tuesday. Republicans planned to renew their fight to return tin measure to a Senate House conference committee m in Effort to delete the wheat Sale financing provision. Even As the rules committee act a. There was a continuing Republican democratic Exchange Over who is responsible for the current situation. Gof Leader Charles a. Hat Leek of Indiana blamed tile democratic leadership for what lie called a a completely Ridick Loos performance. Speaker John Mccormack d mass., blamed the delay on what he called a Republican legislative demos gathered a group of democrats re turned Here today in a chartered plane. President Johnson was report cd to have had a Ham in arranging for the flight. He Aik aides were said to have kept the White House Telephone lines humming sunday trying to whip up support for see Battle Page 6 Santa be fit state officials sided their time today awaiting a copy of dist. Court judge Caswell Neal s opinion overthrowing the 1963 reapportionment act. First asst. Atty. Gen. Boston Witt met briefly with gov. Lack m. Campbell during the morning. Quot we just discussed it generally in Light of what might or might not happen a Witt said. Campbell As tile Man defendant in the re apportion intent suit brought by state rep. David cargo r Bernalillo. Holds the key to future court action in the Case. He indicated when informed of judge Neal a decision that he might Appeal the matter to the new Mexico supreme court. Other defendants in cargoes suit Are Secretary of state Alberta Miller and new Mexico supreme court Justice j. C. Compton As members with the governor of the stale canvassing Board and state treasurer Joseph b. Grant Witt said that As it now stands All he and the governor know is what they have read in the newspapers. Condon up a Parr Andrj judge Neal hinted that he explosions forced i 046 might re apportion the new persons to abandon t h e Mexico House of represent Christmas cruise ship i a Tives when he resumes a hear Konia in the Eastern atlatl ing in the Case Jan. 8. In today but at least 750 there Vns some nation were plucked from the water about whether an Appeal can in a dramatic air ship re Quot be made cargo said the legislation had an automatic Appeal provision but other state officials simulated that the judges ruling May vacate the entire see state Page 6 on agents re Snow paralyses Southern areas by the associated press Snow and sleet paralysed much of the South today closing airports and some highways and stranding motorists As an icy blast dropped temperatures to the freezing Mark As far South As Florida. Many areas expected their first White Christmas in years. Arkansas and Tennessee reported heavy snowfalls. Tennessee was covered by Snow which spread eastward one injury reported in mishaps Only one injury wag reported in accidents investigated by City police Over the weekend the sole state police investigated incident brought apparently minor injury to one Driver. Spokesmen at Gerald Champion memorial Hospital this morning described As Quot Good the condition of 16-year-old James Lee ria awarded contract on a sir project Washington Ufi radio corporation it America has a new $1,744,588 contract with the army for engineering services and mechanical electronic equipment fur a special project a1 while Sands missile Range. The new Mexico congressional delegation was told today that the contract was concerned with the missile program Range testing. Quot Memphis police said traffic was tangled mostly by motorists who ventured out without chains. A taxi service was set up by police to carry doctors and other emergency personnel to hospitals. The Snow and ice storm which moved across Mississippi drop lied temperatures and of flow up Snow. Making some highways and Bridges virtually impassable. Accumulations of up to 12 inches were reported in the Northwestern Corner of Mississippi. The Highway patrol said All major highways out of Jackson miss., were icy and virtually impassable. U. S. 61 from Vicks Burg North to Memphis was a almost a solid Sheet of ice a the patrol said. Louisiana also reported freezing rain and hazardous High ways. In he Salon Rouge arca the Metcalf 910 Florida. The youth Mississippi River Bridge the suffered a Large laceration of Atchafalaya River Bridge were the left leg authorities said when his motor Scooter struck a car sunday morning. Ile was rushed irom the ninth and Alaska Accident scene by Flet Cher ambulance. Sgt. Jess Campbell and patrolman Alfred Ochoa said Metcalf was travelling West on ninth St. When his machine struck a 1954 Ford which was turning left from Alaska. Driver of the car in on Gustave Beck 47, 1300 Dewey Lane was cited for failure to yield the right of Way. Damage was reported to the left rear fender and bumper of the Ford and to the shroud and handlebars of the 1956 Cushman Eagle. Wagon overturns a Quot scratched head was the Only injury listed for probation officer Earl Dee Scroggins sunday morning when his station Wagon overturned some 23 Miles weal of Alamogordo on it s. 70 82. State police officer Boh Thompson said the vehicle was see mishaps Page 6 Cue her lond ported. 1 Bis left 296 persons Unac counted for. Planes Over the stricken greek liner said More survivors were being picked up a i a s. Air Force report said too persons were floating in the water and All appeared dead. Aboard the 20 314-ton Lakonia Quot Hen disaster struck late Sun night were f�?T5i passengers kill saw Attal go by mostly British or Irish but including four americans. T h e Washington v a rep liner carried a Crew of 395 the from Memphis. Roads were Rhonia set. Morris d n a passengers Many of them worn closed in an 80-mile radius of Riff gtd at his Tucumcari Home in and children were hound for Memphis and air trails was sunday Tor the holidays but was a Gay Holiday on Hie Pink a a a. Halted. In the Bouse Only 30 minutes Island of Madeira when he was called Hack to who a it Vashti it it a by president John-1 All but Ute slum a of up we son. The urgent apparently Lawhum. A a a a Onnor Ted with House a her w 2��?T11?.&Quot- was con Cee leu won House a her a Quot lion on the logged Down foreign tim rest y he i lid a be Rescue vessels reached the acne 180 Miles North of a Dallas pm officers took a a a a 550 Northwest a. A Casablanca. A pistol from a stripper Call j Tho. I a a Wihlm ocl a in a is urls Ard. The water waa dial Bond hearing for Jack rub red with lifeboats and swim night club operator who kill Mil a try ing to escape the pm a of the repeated explosions. Great Clouds of smoke rolled up from the red hot Hulk people Udd with Joy waved from see rescued Page 6 Doggett services t tuesday Aberdeen miss. Ltd Ani Fum Rui unexplained explosion in the air i of tuesday at lit Jet it ripped through a strategic air Durrua a a Quot of or mrs command Hajj Joi bomber to of Al Nogen i a result left Day killing us Crew of is an sunday of Gerald Champion memorial Hospital. Rites will hot in due Ted from Mit us Hamilton Chapel by the apr y a Paviso of he Church Al god in Christ of which mrs. Nuggett was a member with Luna to follow in Monte Vista cemetery. Pallbearers win Tufue White George Harper Morgan i Rud Home ii s. Neshay. It it let. Boyce and l t. Harris. Friends May Call at the funeral Home from 7 until g of clock tonight mrs. Dogged who made her Home Hen at 206 Virginia was a native of Caldwell tex., where Slit was Horn sept 19 1886. Survivors include two sons Willie Porter and Vernon Hurd. A the of san Diego Calif am daughter. Mrs. A d. Burion of Alamogordo three Brothers Hugo. Morris and Mack Ben son ail of Caldwell tex. Two sister mrs. Ii techie Cuddon of Denver and mrs. Minnie Grigley of Albuquerque twi grandchildren. 14 great grand children Ami one great great grandchild. Temporary closed while Highway Crews poured Salt and Sand Over them. State police closed u. S 71 to see Snow Page 6 de the accused Assassin of president Kennedy. The .25-automatic pistol was found in the purse of a strip teaser named Karen Lyn Bennett Lff known a Little Lyn a who performs in Ruby a Carousel club. Sheriff Bill Decker said miss Bennett was placed under arrest after the pistol was found in her purse. Tech writers meet in . Trinity chapter society of technical writers and publishers will met it on Dee. 27 at Wyatt s Northgate cafeteria in Elpaso. File social hour will begin at 6 30 . And dinner will he served prior to Tho business meeting. Managerial communications is the theme of the program g. J. Brillante of the White Samis missile Range information office will he guest speaker. Richard Riddle chapter presi Dent will preside at the meeting membership includes writers and editors of Alamogordo Las Cruces and Elpaso. Scientists engineers and other interested person Are invited to attend. Nearly disintegrating the aircraft the piano exploded Short in alter take off from Columbus air Force base. Hammond ind. A a fire fed by a series of chemical explosions raced through a Block Long warehouse in die heart of Hammond Early today killing one fireman and injuring at least 25 other persons. Halifax n s. A eight Cen crewmen of the sunken French freighter Smiala Wen plucked from the Stormy Atlantic sunday after spending 27 freezing hours in two lifeboats. Seven other crewmen died and dour including Cash Michel lathe were missing. Nicosia Cyprus a a fierce gun Battles Between greek a rid turkish cypriots raged a gain today. Cypriot Leader meeting within earshot of the firing issued a futile Appeal for Calm. High officials braved gun Battles to hold an emergency meeting. Jackie in White As mourning ends Palm Beach Fla. Up a mrs. A a a in f Kennedy wore a White dress sunday for tile first time m so Days As the official leu gtd it mourning for her husband ended. Mrs. Kennedy and her sister. Prince be Radziwill made a Brief visit to the Home of Joseph p. Kennedy the late presidents father. So weather Tov distribution a members of die up terns of Forcin wors Post go do foremen following their donation by redden., and the i w a a d. saturday of Christmas toys to underprivileged Wal distribute them Between now Ond Christmas to a to i of it Hildren to 1111.1 h a i i 11 in aug i toot hic urea. The toy were reconditioned by Alamo it the area in m s Gaul photo fair through tuesday warmer this afternoon but cold again tonight locally warmer tuesday i Row tonight 20, High tuesday 15. 296 unaccounted for when vt0, tvs volume 69�?no. 303 Alamogordo Satin Arroo Alamogordo new Mexico monday december 23, 1963 6 pages Price 5 cent

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