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Waxahachie Daily Light (Newspaper) - May 20, 1963, Waxahachie, Texas V. U. Boi 60�?o Dallas Waxahachie daily Light eighty eighth year five cents up copy Nia Tel photo service Waxahachie Texas monday May 20, 1963 Puu Hasso will undid puss International six pages number 269 honors wait for Cooper by Patrick Harden i of Hime to ride n a convertible Cape canaveral Upit up lower Broadway through the astronaut l. Gordon Cooper in financial District to City Hall de goes further medical tests and additional debriefing today before leaving for Washington tuesday where he will receive the Dis Ngu shed service medal for his historic 22.9 orbit flight around Earth. The slightly built air Force major was relaxed and smiling during sunday s tumultuous tribute to his 575,000 mile space voyage. Wednesday. Cooper will be honoured with a tick rape Parade in new York plans called 20 die violently in Texas by United press International at least 20 persons died Dur ing another violent week end in Texas. A Mother of three was killed an argument with her husband Over dancing the twist. Highway crashes claimed nine lives. Ten persons died in miscellaneous violence and there was at least one drowning during the period that began at 6 . Friday and ended at Midnight sunday. Louis David Mitchell of Texas City plunged from a 40-foot pole at the Wah Chang tin smelter sunday in Texas City. He was painting the pole at the time. Dies from injuries Francisco Guerrero 35, of Rio Grande City d de in a Mcallen Hospital sunday from injuries sustained in a two truck collision saturday night. Jesus Model 31, Elpaso became that City a 10th traffic fatality of the year when he died sunday of injuries be received saturday when Slick by a car. In one of the latest deaths Edna Mae Gough 63, of Graham was killed sunday night when her pickup truck skid on wet so 24 East of Bryson and rolled into at ditch. Haskell Cyrus 53, of Lubbock drowned saturday when he fell from a boat on Lake Justice big in Garza county. His body was recovered sunday. Weather gets blame another traffic Accident sunday claimed the life of Della Dishongh 79, Aga n on rain Slick pavement near Needville. A party in fort Worth Early sunday resulted in the shooting death of Joe Peacock 26. Where he will be Given a reception. Sunday. Cooper described h s breathtaking flight a probably the last manned space voyage by the United states for is months As firm proof Man can sleep eat and live for Long periods in space. He told of seeing vivid geographic details sleeping soundly. Eating on schedule although he wat not too hungry and performing numerous experiments assigned to him. A really no problem Cooper described his blazing fireball re entry under manual control an emergency step the it was necessary after the automatic system failed in the 20 h orbit and caused anxious concern around the world. A a there was really no prob i Lem a he said. There had been speculation that still another one Man space flight in the project Mercury series might be held later the s i year but a top official of the Federal space Agency said it seemed a quite the statement by or. Robert c. Seamans associate director of Nasa apparently meant the next . Manned space flight will not come until october 1964, at the earliest. Rains lash City county areas sunday rough weather hits Texas areas by United press International least one Tornado were reported. East Texas farm folks today the twister touched Down near looked upon the a latest rainfall a Mckinney in North Central Tex with mixed emotions it was a crop Saver to some hut in some areas the weather went wild causing considerable damage to crops. Rough weather spawned by on eastward moving Cool font churned across parts of North Central and fast Texas sunday night. Heavy rain Hail and at gets medal tuesday Gordon Cooper America s newest spaceman who is shown _. A Aall resting on the Kearsarge is to receive the distinguished of not lot pro Toltl service medal tuesday from president Kennedy. He will address a joint session of Congress. On wednesday astronaut Cooper will have a ticker tape Parade in new York City. Washington up present Cotton program the has tep the operator to Send a Rudolph ambulance ihov.4 amp weather he maximum temperature for the 24-hour period ending at 7 . Monday was 92 degrees with the minimum being 61 degrees. Precipitation 1.35 inches. Farmers trek to polls in wheat vote tuesday Ellis county a wheat Farmers will go to the polls tuesday to vote in the Well referendum on marketing quotas for the 1964 crop. A list of the polling places is As follows a ass office Italy first state Bank Mil Ford legion Hall Maypearl Community Center Ennis pc building and Palmer City Hall Midlothian first National Bank Ferris City Hall red Oak Ligon Hamm hardware co. And Ovilla Coop station. Polls will be open from 7 . Vaccine draws Light response Ellis in Light num nation centers As released today hers turned out sunday after-1 by or. Compton noon at five immunization centers for their to it be iii Oral anti poli of vaccine. Or. John Compton director of the mass immunization program reported a total of 7,217 took the vaccine sunday. A report from Milford had not been received this morning. Midjothian�?810 ennis�?3,072 Waxahachie 2,577 Italy 758 and Milford a no report available. Ferris plans program Ferris will hold its immunization program next sunday. Immune Ziazon centers at Enn s and Waxahachie again will be Here a a breakdown of the open for the program on Imay 26 count at each of the five immune to 7 . Tuesday according to an announcement by James a. Adams Cha Man. Agricultural stabilization and conservation service committee. Qualifications noted qualifications for those Elig Hie to vote tuesday Are listed by i. Adams As follows All producers of 15 acres or More who have an interest in a 1964 farm wheat acreage allotment those farm operators and other wheat growers on their fails with allotments of less than 15 acres who elected by May 13 to participate As a allotment grower. For the referendum to be approved two thirds of the voters must favor the marketing quotas. Eur s county farm Bureau he taken a stand opposing the 1964 wheat referendum. See Large turnout ass officials Are Antic spat my a Large turnout for tuesdays referendum due to the vast amount of publicity the Issue has received this Sprng. Failed and must be abandoned. Sen. Herman e. Talmadge d i ga., said today in a statement prepared for the Senate agriculture committee Talmadge urged approval of his Bill to remove All government restrictions on planting and growing Cotton and Quot take the government out of the costly of buying storing transporting Selling and giving away this. He said would assure the Cotton Farmei of a decent income. He said 3 per cent of the Cotton Farmers produced vib per cent of the National crop and benefited accordingly from support payments. As but chid no damage. Mckinney gut 1.40 inches of rain. Peach Orchards hit Hail in it a barred the Pittsburg area stripping peach Orchards. The storm lasted More than 20 minutes and damaged Trees be on signs and cars. Pittsburgh police Chi erf j. In. Brannon estimated losses running into several thousands of dollars. An unofficial rainfall of 3.5 inches was recorded 14 Miles Northeast of Henderson. An official 3.21 inches u la at Farmersville Northeast of Dallas. Scattered rain continued to a step 1 or parts of South centred arum Southeast Texas today. Heavy Clouds covered most of the . Cool air spread As far South As Tyler in East Texas and san Antonio to the South but it was still Quint warm Over the coastal Plains and in extreme South Texas. Early morning Low temperature ranged from 45 at Dalhart where there was a Light rain to 77 it Corpus Christi. Bowie in Montague county received 2 44 inches of ram. Richland got 2.95, Wortham 1.33, i Rost i 59, Pilot Point i 04 and san Angelo 1.94. Rain fell As far we is Alpine where .24 was recorded. Where it rained Wax dial the official .135 to Date �?T63.9.34 to Date 62.9.91 North red Ouk .1,25 South Forreston .5 Milford. I Inch Bethel .14 Italy .1.9 Avalon. I to 1.5 East Palmer .25 Ennis .33 Ferris Trace Bardwell 3 to 1.5 band Runks Trace West Sardis .4 Midlothian i race maypearl.27 president Kennedy signs feed Grain Bill into Law today Washington up a president Kennedy acting on the Ewe of the crucial wheat rein in Durn vote today signed the feed Grain Bill that was pushed through Congress last week the Hill was pushed for his signature in or Dei that it would be Law before wheat firmer across the nation vote tuesday to decide whether or not to accept the administration s wheat production control plan. A record turnout is expected in the referendum which has generated mine heat than a major political ran in Many turn areas an estimated l a million wheat Farmers will be i i Gible to vote. Light Hail Falls while a Tornado touched ground in Ellis county 2.5 Miles North of red Oak sunday afternoon Waxahachie received a heavy rain and Light Hail while other communities in this area received rain ranging from Light to heavy. Waxahachie had another heavy downpour late sunday night mrs Dorothy Pate red Oak correspondent for the daily i ight said the Tornado touched ground North of red Oak near the Houston school Road at 4 25 p in. The Tornado turned Over a work shop my in it Ved a Mobile Home on the a c. Koehler property. The trailer House was moved off us foundation to feet and qua turned at found. In the d. E. W Kinson Home across the Road from the Koehler place furniture was moved several inches due to a vibration a mis Pate reported today. No injuries were reported and the wind ceased after Thiee minutes mrs. Pate said. 1.35 inches a Waxahachie City water department reported that thu official rain gauge measured i 35 inches of mos Ture this gives the City a total of 9.34 inches of precipitation to Date and this figure is above see rain in Page six schools expel negroes at Birmingham today very unsettled local forecast partly Cloudy through tuesday. A Little warmer tuesday. Low tonight 54 to 64. High tuesday 74 to 84. Five Day forecast Waxahachie area temperatures will average near Normal Southeastern portion and 2 to 5 degrees below Normal elsewhere. Normal High 79 to 86. Normal Low 56 Northwest to 66 South. A Little warmer mid week. Precis Tat in w ill Range from around a half Inch Northwest up to i Inch or More Southeast occurring As occasional thundershowers through period. Tell the operator to Send a Rudolph ambulance adv ated widely court upholds Fpo today Washington a Upit the supreme court today upheld the Federal Power commissions new method of regulating natural producers rates by areas instead of by each company a individual costs. The decision was by a 5 to 4 vote with Justice John m. Harlan writing the majority opinion. A we recognize the unusual inherent in regulating the Price of a commodity such As natural a Harlan said. A we respect the commission s considered judgment backed by sound and persuasive reasoning that the individual company method is not a feasible or suitable one for regulating the rates of Independent a ultimate solutions a we share the commissions Hopes that the area approach May prove to be the ultimate solution a he said for the majority. The courts Acton empowers the Fpo to stabilize rates for the consumer. Under the individual Cost formula rates flu Cut Only three centers will offer the Satin vaccine next sunday. There is no charge for the Sabin vaccine but the i in is county medical society is seeking a contribution of 25 cents per person per dose to offset the Cost of the program. The medical society is sponsoring the immunization program in Ellis county. Doctors have termed the i pc ii vaccine Safe and have urged everyone Over six weeks old to take the vaccine. Last round Type iii tis the last of the three Sabin doses to be g.\cn. Type i was Given Ellis count ans last july and August and Type la was Given last november. State legislators get spending Bill copies this evening by Charles e. Webb hundreds of b Mingham negro students were expelled or sus Pended today for taking part in massive civil rights protests in the Alabama Cly raring a new threat to a shaky truce Between Whites and negroes. It Mingham school authorities said the disciplinary actions involved More than 1,000 negro children. Those Over 16 were expelled and younger ones suspended. I leaders had negro Selma Ala. A a massive at delayed the announced attempt by More than 200 negro attempt. I ,1,1 Durham n. R a new figures is to Register to vote failed to materialize. Rain Cut Down the released in a it he who worked through he night booking negro turnout of Whites and possibly is arrested during demonstrations sunday showed More than 700 negroes were a rented. It bought to More than 1,800 the number arrested in tile Norh Carolina tobacco Center in the psf several Days. Austin a Upit the conference committees 100 Page i spending Bill to run state govern negro leaders had warned ment for the next two years was earlier the expulsions ii they being punted today and will ire came would tiring a response distribute to legislators tonight from the integral ion As. The 10-Man committee completed it arduous task Over the week end. It takes nearly three Days to finish the Mammoth punt my Job. The appropriations Bill Sti e last major task before the 58th legislature goes into the history books it Midnight Friday. Of fast eaters Cambridge England up a waiters at Clare College Cambridge have been told to slow Down serving dinner so students do not Rush out to watch television in the evening. Quot it reached a state where undergraduates were bolting a three course meal in 15 minutes Quot William Black an acting Tutor said sunday. T hero was no immediate Indi Oaton what the response would be. City is quiet Birmingham set enc of bloody rioting following a of bombings in the negro District eight Days ago we during the weekend. About i 200 Law enforcement remained on duty to enforce the uneasy Calm. Elsewhere in the racial picture Washington a the supreme Couit overruled convictions of negro sit in demonstrators in Greenvale s. Birmingham Ala., Durham n. C. And new Orleans. The demonstrations occurred in i Mio and 1961. In Greensboro Greensboro n. court judge Herman Enochs threw out the first of More than 900 cases involving bomb explodes negro civil demonstrators afe. Successful dismantling two bombs placed in Montreal mailboxes Canadian army arrested a the City last week by Mac expert . Walter Lucja reached for a third top left. The bomb exploded while he worked on it top right throwing him Back on the pavement and ripping off his right . As the smoke cleared a Man rushed to his Aid Bottom left. Policeman and other officials found Leja still alive but very seriously injured. Defense attorneys argued that the warrants in the first Case was vague

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