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Irving Daily News Texan (Newspaper) - June 1, 1962, Irving, Texas Nor key St tax a Corii Ainley sat vie Loller 1961-62 Aey news texan w rather. With scat a ins sat Low to volume s7 number 131 sunday10<�, week Day so our Home net paper in ils fastest growing City Irving Dalls Jayy Texas de. De apartment. A fingers Dif Tex Adams intelligence there a not Fere Nee. For wheresoever a Man goes he makes a Mark. In the Sand on the Wall in the air. And there Are people who can read these signs and Tell who he was what he had done and where he was going. They and their tools of Trade and their cumbersome endless files of names prints mugs and other data make up the id. A Jim Kitching Heads the identification Bureau at the Dallas county sheriffs department. He started his Job quite by Accident. It was an Accident in which he injured his Back and was forced to give up his work As a licensed embalmer. Kitching who lives in grand Prairie joined the sheriffs staff in 1953. But it was by no Accident that he now is top Man in id. Genius May be accidental. Hard work never is. And a Large pan of Kitchings Success is the result of patient searching remembering and Matching. It takes All kinds of people to make up the world. And quite a few wind up at the Dallas county jail. On file Are 130,000, w to for one cause or another have lodged at the inn of sheriff Bill Decker in recent years. Kitching knows most of these people personally for each one has passed through the id Check Stile before entering or leaving jail. The insignia on each master calling card is the print of the visitors right Index f Inge r. And each exit and re entry must be matched whorl for whorl on the Check card. The system is virtually foolproof. No a a pass outs have occurred since the plan was initiated a number of years ago. A mild mannered soft spoken Jim Kitching is one of the most successful portrait photographers in Dallas. Subjects get two favorite poses full View and profile. There Are no complaints about likenesses. Business is steady and about 20 new customers come in each Day. These help account for the 25,000 id photos made annually. A a four huge Voles snapped by wind auditorium fills for commencement a few thousand Irvi gites crammed themselves into every available Nook and Northgate Church sets Observance a Celebration commemorating the rapid growth of Northgate Church of Christ will be held june 3-10. Main ingredient of the Observance will be a series of evening services 730 p. Rn., commencing monday. Guest evangelist for the series will be Doyle Martin formerly a local minister and now preaching in Greenville. Three years ago the congregation was started with a meeting of about 30 disciples in the Rochelle school building. About two years ago the present building was built in a 4-1/2 acre site just West of the school. The Plant includes an auditorium which seats 500 and 13 classrooms but a $50,000 expansion program already has been adopted to add More teaching space and to pave the parking area and Purchase a ministers Home. The birthday Observance will Start sunday afternoon at 2 30 with a singing featuring several choruses from the area As Well As congregational singing. The following sunday a Homecoming service and lunch in the Park will be utilized to conclude the Celebration. The minis a Johnny Richter urged All former members at Northgate friends and the Public to attend. Cranny of the High school auditorium thursday night to watch the 1961-62 in Quot it seniors receive their diplomas. Dozens More watched through auditorium door panes and Many More tuned in on the traditional rites via the Public address system. The sudden Shock of a Tornado and cramped conditions however could not smother the exhilaration of the moment for nearly 400 seniors. Thursday nights ritual climaxed 12 years of work play Success and failure for each of them. Numerous eyes testified to the importance of the moment. Commencement was to be held in tier stadium but Surprise hailstorm and Tornado forced the proceedings indoors salutatorian Mik Goldwire and valedictorian Billie Green added a touch of realism to the emotion packed night with Stern challenges to their classmates a Freedom is not free a a earned miss Greene. A your Steps have been guided on the Road of life for 12 years and now that we have reached a Fork in this Road each of us is confronted with making a solemn dec Isit which could. Affect the fat. Tire of Mankind. A the contrast Between these roads symbolizes u conflict be tween human dignity and godless tyranny. I Between Freedom and slavery. Between god Given rights and state ranted privileges. A Good fire warned that the country As reached a Cri tibial position due to its immense Bounty. A through c my latency with our situation we can lose All that has been gained but through relentless efforts to improve our status we can obtain even Reater school superintendent . Hanes briefly outlined How the new High school a a fulfilled dream a came to be. Comparing the growth of tile school to the development of each graduating senior he told them a you Are your own architect now. Build traffic snarled on 356 in one of the nostalgic highlights of the ceremony school trustee or. Mien Withee presented a diploma to his own son. Work due soon on underpass the Central portion of Irving will get several Long needed traffic improvements As a result of thursdays session of the City Council. Backstop returns to playgrounds although there Are 400,000 fingerprints in the master file microfilm and electronic sorting have not yet proved practicable. Records must be constantly updated. This rules out microfilm. And prints can be classified so As to be Bounri quickly. A set of prints can be manually located in the local file in from five to to minutes. Kitching takes Good care of his visitors. And once a name is entered As a guest and a set of prims filed the information is under his constant supervision. Even a report of death is not sufficient reason to remove an sex patrons a a jacket or Case history. And for Good reason. During the past five years two dead persons have been returned to the realm of the living by fingerprint identification. They were not As a a dead As they hoped others would believe. Sometimes fingerprint identification solves a crime almost immediately. The Backstop is going Back up in the Plymouth Park playgrounds on Highway 183 and Puritan. City manager Morris Howard was instructed by the City commission to locate the Best place in the Park for a Backstop then erect it As soon As possible. The Backstop was taken Down wednesday morning after Trees had been planted in the heart of the playing area. Parents put up a howl. When it became known thursday morning that they planned to bring a petition before the commission thursday afternoon resurrection work on the Backstop began. Parents appearing before the commission said the new location puts the Parks Only Large tree about 40 feet behind second base. The Park plans before the commission did not show any baseball Diamond or Backstop. Commissioner Everett Veach jr., a Surveyor himself was openly angry about the plan As drawn by Lambert landscape artists because it does not show existing facilities mainly the baseball Diamond and All the Trees. Veach moved to inform Lambert that they were either going to return the Backstop to its original position at their own expense or have their contract with the City severed immediately. Veach said the City paid Good Money for plans that present a pretty but highly inaccurate picture. Mayor protein ver non Walker seconded the motion but Veach withdrew it later. Commissioner Charles Jameison noted that their seems to be a distinct Lack of communications Between the City commission Park Board City Park and recreation department and the artists. After final approval of engineering plans mayor Lynn Brown said he expected work to be underway in six weeks on the Iowa St. Railroad underpass As Well As paving on Iowa to Irving blvd and on the new Rock Island re. Tie in from Sowers to Iowa. The City administration is encumbering about $275,000 total to take care of the projects costliest of which is the four Lane underpass landside walk project. The City a part of the underpass Job will run about $200,-000. Rock Island Railroad will spend about $40,000 on their part rail officials claim. The 45-foot wide underpass paving will come Complete with built in storm drainage features according to City manager Morris Howard. I to pages today Friday june i 1962 Montgomery Caroll Cochran Ann Shuler Alice Ruth Butler f r p International fast moving Thunder Stern system whipped the nigh the a has fort Worth area the i Sclay night Felimin Utility Poi s rid knocking nut Power in Viri. He storm came during a see a thunderstorm and Tor a / forecast covering a Broad be lion from near san Angelo to the Dallas fort Worth or 1. It Irving which has had its of weather oddities in 1962, experienced another i a about 6 30 . I hurs t /. High winds medium sized pad and heavy rainfall Ham lored the City for about to minutes driving High school i adulation rites indoors from Ger stadium to thelha Audi purr. J. Jar the was surprisingly m of Ever. The Center of Impact was it the Busy Highway 356 and Sowers re. Intersex Ion. There four 45-foot Power poles vere chopped off an average 20 feet from ground. Level and a 25-foot sign at Borom real estate was smashed to the ground. Thursday afternoon traffic running at its usual heavy Peak was snarled for More than an hour As police directed cars away from the 12,500 a lines which formed a a a Fence across 356. Except at Homes and businesses adjacent to the Eaic Corner lights were out Only a few minutes. A total of 15 pieces of equipment and 30 men were pressed into service to erect temporary poles and Deer the Highway Fred Willis to and l spokesman said. The Light company lost another pole As an indirect result of the storm when a Cadillac went out of control and knocked the pole Down on rain swept Rock Island re Light Hail was reported at Dallas love Field Airport a bout Nightfall. Heavy thundershowers swept through the Euless Carter Field area and northward to Lewisville Denton Sanger about the same time. Plant a King i Deborah Riley Verna Witt Nancy Pittman Suzanne Morgan Dianne Mcculler take your he magic hour is 8 . Saturday when the Talent Beauty pageant for the selection of the first miss Irving in history will get underway. The place is the High school auditorium and it will be the a launch site for Irving sentry in the miss Texas pageant and possibly the miss America eliminations at Atlantic City. Pictured above Are the to Lovely entries. Make your pick but the judges will have the last a say so saturday. Runoff Sho w a turd a y Irving demos to pick winners once More ? getting ready for business. A third Bank for Irving the first National will hold opening Day ceremonies and open House Friday. Above Bank personnel Are shown welcoming Advance visitors and making preparations for the entertainment free prizes and refreshments planned for persons visiting the Bank during open House which starts at 8 30 . And ends at 6 . New s texan photo. A Clos Down of Republican voting and absence of controversial referendums is expected to reduce somewhat the turnout of voters at saturdays a a Runoff. Or the first primary about 5,000 Irvi gites went to the polls. By this included 1250 republicans to settled All their races in one Days balloting. Local Democrat Saida Good Job of picking winners a backing All of the leaders who nevertheless found a Runoff necessary. Major items of interest on saturdays ballot Are the democratic gubernatorial race pitting Middle of the roader John Connally against i Iberal Don Yarborough and the lieutenant governors race a Here conservative sen. Preston Smith is trying to overtake the primary Leader House speaker Jimmy Turman a moderate Democrat. In the attorney general a race former House speaker Waggoner Carr is expected to win easily in his bid Cornomi nation Over l Orn Reavley. Or that first primary Irving Democrat followed the bulk of Texas in giving Connally the con and 1288 votes compared to Yarborough s no 2 tally of 727. Price Daniel came in third with >97, Irving democrats also backed a statewide Leader in Turman who Colle aed 778 votes Here compared to Smiths 488 Good for a poor fourth place in Irving. Carr got the Irving nod with 1209 votes compared to Tom James a 1031 and Reavley a 601. Irving area voting places Are As follow precinct Joi Coppell school precinct 135, school precinct 171, Tom Haley school precinct 401, Otis Brown school precinct 439, City Hall precinct 105, fire station at Story re. And Highway 356 precinct 106, Hackberry store precinct 136, Tel service Center pre building dedication postponed Wayne Hurd chairman of the Irving Myca announced thursday that due to some rapidly developing possibilities of having a your own Pool this summer�?T1, the formal dedication of the Myca building would be temporarily postponed. The building will be in full operation As furnishings and equipment Are delivered. The Complete summer schedule will be initiated As far As possible commencing Mon May june 4th, 1962. The Irving Myca newest Branch of the Myca of Dallas a United fund member will be the first completed and dedicated out of a county wide building program and it is expected to be first with a new Pool. A being first is getting to be a habit in Irving commented Chuck Cykes vice chairman of the Irving Myca Board of management. Cinch 137, fire station at Gran Wyler and Voirin precinct 172, Plymouth Park school and precinct 402, Community House at Jefferson and 2nd, world by United press International Hong Kong refugees from communist China fled to the portuguese enclave of Macao wednesday in record numbers and a Hong Kong newspaper charged thursday they were making their Way illegally to this British Colony. Frankfurt opel the West German division of general motors has raised prices of its cars following the Lead of the other seven West German Auto makers

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