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Alice Daily Echo (Newspaper) - December 20, 1965, Alice, Texas The Alice Tex daily Echo monday dec. 20, 1965 Page 3 san Diego Man honoured co Harry i Hawkins Deputy commander of 3345th technical school Chanute air Force base Illinois left present to sgt. Isidro h Benavides 423c Field rain no detachment with the air Force commendation medal for disfigured meritorious service Hawkins made the presentation during a recent staff visit with the Bergstrom fab Field training detachment and base officials mail pile up Here a Aker says a now with the Christmas crush on we have to make an extra Effort to get the mail on its Way. A every now and then a military situation will have priority on All military aircraft but the minute planes Are available we Start the mails moving. Our is to let no letter or parcel remain on our hands for More than 24 in almost ail Normal cases Aker says the mail moves out the Day it comes in. Other problems a i turn them Over to sgt Adams a Aker says. A that Man is tops in getting the Soldier mail moved a a too Many men Over Here Are sending fresh fruit and vegetables Home by mail a Adams said. A they get crushed and they spoil. They Are rough on the mail. Most of it just can t get few letters and parcels Are not delivered less than about one half of one per cent Adams estimates. Insufficient address is the main reason troop movements Are the next working under Aker and Adams is a staff of 17 u. S. Military personnel and 25 vietnamese. Astronauts the spacecraft rather than the space suit. Sources noted. The two gemini 7 Pilot flew much of their Mission in their underwear. And would have done it longer if Mission control permitted them Borman and Lovell Are scheduled to stay at Cape Kennedy until wednesday concentrating on medical examinations. They then plan to Fly to the manned spacecraft Center in Houston tex., to begin eight Days of telling and retelling the Story of their Marathon flight to project officials. Navy capt. Schirra and air i Force maj. Stafford flew from nearby Patrick air Force base to Houston sunday afternoon after a playful reunion with Borman and Lovell. Schirra and Stafford were not on Hind to meet two Navy planes that flew the gemini 7 Crew from the Wasp to Cape Kennedy instead Schirra was crouched in a doorway at astronaut Crew Headquarters on neighbouring Merritt Island. When Borman and Lovell walked Down the Hall he jumped out and began beating the air with his arms As if the gemini 7 Crew needed Landing instructions. Borman and Schirra had a Well publicized bet Over which spacecraft would land closest to its target the Wasp. Officials Siad Schirra acknowledged that Borman got slightly closer but blamed it on an instrument in the gemini 6 capsule which was slightly off. Astronaut Donald k Slayton j director of the gemini 7 Crew said the bet was tailed off. A there was a lot of handshaking and Mutual congratulations a said Slayton of the meeting of the two gemini Crews. The reunion was a Brief one Schirra and Stafford had to leave for Houston Only 45 minutes after Borman and Lovell arrived at ape Kennedy. Of prime interest to researchers is finding out How much Calcium was lost during the space flight. Other tests will show whether a heart gets a a Lazy in the weightlessness of outer Nice and How much of a Strain it puts on a spaceman returning to Earth a Gravity. Some researchers fear that Over a Long period of time Calcium loss could make Bones dangerously Brittle. Congress usum Trust program we with the dec the War is real and we must pay for a but some other programs a Ford added in an interview a while perhaps worthy do not have the same top priority we must take a hard look at the a great society measures rammed through during the recent session they Are expensive and will continue to be expensive. We republicans Are going to try to Cut Down some of this unnecessary spending a we Are going to solidly oppose any new taxes a Ford said. Rep. Wilbur Mills dark chairman of the tax writing House ways and Means committee took a somewhat similar stand on taxes said Mills a if Federal government spending is held under san Diego Man honoured i in air Force sgt Isidro h. Benavides 423 i Field Quot training detachment was awarded the air a Foret com i Mencia Tion medal in ceremonies held recently in the detachment commanders office. He received this award for distinguishing himself by meritorious service while assigned As non commissioned officer in charge of the electric shop 340th i Field maintenance Squadron Bergstrom air for cease Texas from 26 june 1964 through i november 1965. His citation read in part a during this period his outstanding professional skill knowledge and leadership contributed immeasurably to except i tonal achievements in maintain i ing the strategic air commands established standards of repair sgt Benavides was assigned As an instructor in the 423 Field training detachment on i november 1965. He enlisted in the United states air Force in june of 1951 and has been assigned duties in the aircraft and missile electrical repair technician Field. He has Over 14 years of air Force duty with duty stations at Bergstrom fab Texas Blytheville fab Arkansas Man a Hatten Beach a f. Station and England. He is the son of or and mrs. Valente Benavides of san Diego he graduated from High school at san Diego Texas and attended College at Texas a i College Kingsville Texas and Arkansas state College Jonesboro. Arkansas. Sergeant Benavides is married to mrs. Maria e. Benavides formerly from Oviedo Asturias Spain. They have two children Debbie and Robert and Are making their Home at 2705 Sherwood Lane a reasonable restraint the growth of the Economy will both make possible and require periodic tax House speaker John w. Mccormack d-mass., said in an deaths were Daniel Smith 23, Carolyn Williams 22 and Cecilia Strout 15, ail of Amarillo and Riley Rigsby of Hesperia Calif. A car skidded off a wet farm Road South of Corpus c Christi sunday and hit a Utility pole killing John Martinez 21, stationed at the Kingsville naval air station. A companion was Hurt critically. William Merritt 17, who had just moved to grand Prairie from Oklahoma was killed before a wit sunday in a two car collision East of Lewisville. In Garza county a car hit a Bridge railing la Miles North of Post and plunged 80 feet into a Creek bed killing Robert Rivers 21 of Spur sunday. Two persons were Hurt. Four Small children burned to death Early sunday when fire razed the upper floor of a two Story Brick apartment building in Galveston they were Barbara 5, Gene 3 elmire 2 and Terry Wyatt on year. They were the children of or. And mrs Gene Wyatt who had gone to a grocery store nearby. An Auto crashed on a Dallas expressway sunday and the woman Driver was thrown Over the Side to plunge 70 feet to her death. She was Ellen Walters 23 of Hutchins a. J. Zwerschke 30, Seadrift died in a one car mashup Early sunday four Miles East of Seadrift. At fort Worth Joe guilt a interview he looked for no division in Congress Over foreign policy. A the people of the country Are United behind the presidents leadership in foreign policy particularly in Viet Nam Mccormack said. Mccormack said he believed major Domestic issues would Center on legislation to increase and broaden minimum wage coverage improve the unemployment compensation program and a to strengthen America by carrying out important programs enacted last another labor Bill the House passed measure to ban state Laws prohibiting Union shop labor contracts will be a sizzling Issue in the Senate. It was dropped in that Branch this year after a Short but effective filibuster but is still alive. Condensing food a a Paulo Brazil a a Srail Factor has begun product f super concentrated flt offs for tile or using world a or pc he initial prediction line is so for a Dail output of 500 k f Coffee to it be sex Rte i to a United states Belgium a \ and finn i and for s3.80 per a. The Factor can also Cone be shrimp bananas potatoes and ther vegetables to be fourth if their original weight 23 died of a gunshot wound in the Hoad about 5 . Sunday. A Cimental death was ruled poll e said he was playing russian of Alette with two other men. Or Forrest Agee 62, de am of Howard Payne collage at Brownwood was fatally i lured saturday night As a car and a pickup truck Coll died 12 Miles from Brownwood. Or. Guy Newman 57, president of Howard Payne and several oth a persons were injured critically a collision sunday night seven Miles North of Bay City on Texas 60 killed Paul a Omorrow 25. His wife and two Small children were injured. Mrs. Alton Jay died of Burns received sunday when her dress was ignited by an open Heater at her Home in Jacksonville. Death by asphyxiation was ruled sunday after the bodies of Betty Cryer. 18 of Ennis and Wesley Sykes 32, of Corsicana were found in a Corsicana Motel. Ollie Slaughter 65, drowned late saturday night after his car overturned in a rain filled ditch on Texas 35 seven Miles West of West Columbia. Benjamin Cole 36, died at a Navy Hospital at Corpus Christi sunday night of injuries suffered wednesday when his car hit a Light pole near Corpus Christi a memorial coliseum. A pistol Bullet fatally wounded Stephen Lott jr., 22, of Corpus Christi in the san Patricio county jail at Sinton sunday night. Shrift Wayne Hitt said officers arrested Lott on a charge of disturbing the peace Here earlier in the Day. The sheriff reported a Jailer Fred bos Camp. 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