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Arlington News Texan (Newspaper) - May 20, 1963, Arlington, Texas I i the daily newspaper serving Arlington Home of six flags cleanest town trophy Winner 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962 cutout Gjuul weather dec Dally partly Cloudy c coir r late monday. Low my Dav Rint Linn 3, it volume i number 123 Arlington Tarrant county Texas 990xcm a a a 03 �dt6 j o a Ges today monday May 20, 1963 Birds Eye View standing naked head and shoulders above the crowd at the air show Warren Estes 3, found a Wayt beat the heat and see the show at the same time. But right now. Hanging on to his father Jack seems More important to him than watching the aerobatics above texan photo dwarfed Sherry Gail Vickie and Lynn Haney 1-r respectfully Admire the look of rugged Power of the at 6, on exhibit at the air show sunday. As they found out thought Heptane looks Small up in the air. It s pretty big when you get right Down to texan photo flying High mayor Tom Vandergrift smiles proudly As he dedicates the Arlington municipal Airport sunday afternoon. The program included dedication services and an exhibit Ion of stunt flying. Seated behind the mayor Are i a r Paul Turner Airport manager and minister Perry Neal Hall of the Church of texan photo. Ceremony stunt Fli open Arlington Airn what is it the bulbous Lane Riviera gets a once Over from curious spectators at the air show. This plane which has a Large cockpit almost no fuselage a Tail that grows out of the wings and propellers that face Ute Tail was th6 first to Fly in the texan photo by Ralph Blumenthal mayor Tom Vandergrift tile City Council Federal and local officials and a crowd estimated at Over 2,000 turned out sunday afternoon to officially dedicate the Arlington municipal Airport. The highlight of tile afternoon was the program of stunt flights and aircraft aerobatics which included biplane Maneu vers a Parachute jump and various Clown acts in the air in one of the most spectacular events two biplanes one the famous German by 133 Buecker Jun Meister piloted by Frank a Price flew directly at each other Only veering away at the last minute in a series of air somersaults in another act Spenser Passmore executed a Parachute jump unfurling an american Flag in the air. Preceding the entertainment formal dedication services were conducted by air death takes George Webb George Troup Webb 74, of 103 West division who operated log Cabin antique shop at the same addres it died suddenly at Bis Home monday morning a resident of Arlington 24 ears Webb was stricken with an apparent heart attack he was a member of a Brant Street Church of Christ he is survived by his wife mrs. Mary a Webb funeral serv ices will be announced is Moore funeral Home port administrator Paul Turner and mayor Vandergriff. However planes have Beer using the Airport since last december. The mayor heralded the official opening As a Day to which Many looked Forward and for which Manv struggled. A the Airport will add immeasurably to the facilities of Arlington a he said. Describing the precedes that led up to the opening. Mayor Vandergriff termed the Airport a one of the biggest bargains in recent he told How a Prev ious Airport site on land donated by the Federal gov eminent in i 4b was found unsatisfactory and sold in i 46u, thus raising Money for the Purchase of the present site. When the Federal aviation Agency matched the funds created by the Sale Arlington had enough Money to build the present Airport however the City had to go to court cwt everal occasions to justify its ale of government donated land it construction of tile Airport began Early last year and was completed in december 1962. The Cost a estimated at $750,000, according to Gene Blohm Secretary treasurer of Arlington executive air inc a franchised operator of the Airport plans for the Airport include expansion of hangar facilities installation of a permanent night lighting system and construction of a Motel and restaurant. Fly a place in the Sun spectators at the air show found various was of dealing with the hot Sun that shined Over the Arlington municipal Airport sunday. Here mrs. L. R. Dollar watches from under the Protection of her umbrella. Next to her Joanne Cothran views through the texan photo. G zoning May draw crowd to Council hot Case comes up tuesday a Large turnout of interested spectators and witness is Antu rated for tuesday night Council meeting As one of the most controversial of zoning Ca e in recent month will have Public hearing the property involved is located in the 120 Block of sout Pecan Street. Applicant a requested apartment zoning on the tract. The Arlington homeowners protective association a vigorously opposed the zoning and Lii group i expected to appear in oppo Ilion to the change at t tuesday night s Council meeting. The planning and zoning Cornu Ion a recommended denial of die Requet but the Council voted two meeting ago to hear the cae the Cit Council can deny without Public hearing if the planning Ani Ziying commie iou has recommended denial. A Loo unit apartment Complex a been proposed for the 5.24-acre plot. Fifty of the e would he one bedroom unit and Quot it uni rental would be from 110 to t13o per month unfurnished according to plans presented before the commission. Bill Dunnaway of Dallas is applicant in the Ca e. Re i dents in die neighbourhood cited a traffic problem and i nip Tion of die residential character of tile area a two reasons for their opposition to die Case. Some 49 per on in tined when the p and z commission heard the Case in april two other Public hearings have also Heel called for i a Day night. One of the e i another apartment House zoning request. The property is located on a tract Between cram and Park Row from Meadow Lane East about 360 feet. The commis Sion a recommended approval taxi Dies Case. Also to be heard is a request for local business zoning on the East 271. Feet of two lots in i Oliver acres. This has also been recommended for approval. Tither items on the City Council Agenda appear to be routine a decision is due in previous zoning cases a request tor apartment zoning on two acres North of peach Street and East of Collins and a request for local retail and Leal business on the East and Wes t Comers of Bowen Road and we two it i bids will be tabulated for water and sewer contracts in Lake Arlington Highlands. Final Reading Vin be held or an ordinance abandoning Utility easement in Northwood Park a Resolution authorizing a City depository for the new i Cal year will be Cor Side red and a Public hearing will be held at 7 . On the new Cir budget formally Preci Ted at la t Council meeting p preliminary plats on Grande Oaks addition and Academy Parks addition will be considered. Final Reading is due ext three other zoning Cas approved earlier on fir t Reading by the Council. The e involve property in Newton place addition Industrial zoning in two Caes and apartment zoning on two lots in Peacham and Johnson addition three grand Jimmy Wasson John Manning anti Joe Crouch i a Post with the Dairy cows that captured three grand championships in then classes at the fairs livestock show. Jimmy sentry proved top Holstein John s. Hest Guernsey anti Joe a Superior Jersey Quot news to Xan photo by Ralph Blumenthal. Medi icare debate set wednesday medicare will he the topic of a debate Ope to the Public to beheld wedge Daylight at ? at town North meeting Hall. Oscar Mauzy a Ila attorney with the firm of mul Lii tax Wel Morri and Mauzy will take the a a for Ade. Speaking against medicare or medical care for the aged will be or Garth Hatch an Arll Nguoi pin Lei an. Hie debate i being poured by Arlington Jaycee who Hope to Park Public in Tore t in current i Bea a i i debate should be of vital inter t to the Pul he a a poke mat for the Junior c Hammer of it Nimen. E Aid fhe 40-minute debate period a will be followed by a time allotted for que non and answer to the peaker effigy at ask this stuffed Quot Dummy was hanging from the front of the Hereford memorial student Center at Arlington state College monday morning but it was removed when maintenance workers arrived. A College spokesman said he knew of no demonstrations and noted that the Dummy was not identified. An Anonymous Call to i he news texan at 5 . Sent it photographer to the scene but the person or persons who Hung the Dummy were not around. One spokesman speculated that some of the thursday night a panty raiders a had used the rest o their Energy erecting and stringing up the texan photo. Visitors from cow town mayor and mrs. Bayard Friedman of for Worth were overnight guests at Arlington a newest hostelry that Forest Park motor hotel on Highway 80, this weekend. With them a poolside right is manager George Pierce. Tile facility has opened by a formal opening is to be held later news texan photo

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