Garden City Telegram ¥?!' 33 ZL No> 300 QARDEN CITY. KANSAS. SATURDAY. OCTOBER 20. 1962 20 Pages Queen Leslie Photo by Howard Brock Leslie Cheetum, Garden City High School senior, yesterday was crowned football Homecoming queen for 1963. She is the niece of Mr. and Mrs. Frank White, 620 N. Main. Other senior candidates were Carol Sullivan and Cheryl Brecheisen. Undergraduate attendants were Joan Kleysteuber, Suzanne Stengel, Ann Regan and Karen Sue Unger. Details of the Homecoming game with Dodge City are on Page 12. To Test Southwest Political Pulse Straw Vote Time Again It's straw vote time again. In cooperation with The Hutchinson News and The Salina Journal, the Garden Oity Telegram again will take a straw vote in several Southwest Kansas counties — this time for races on the November general election ballot. The three newspapers will get ballots from one per cent of the new First Congressional District. Straw voters will be a»ked to mark ballots on how they plan The Weather Fair to partly cloudy tonight and Sunday. Considerably cooler with scattered light frost northern counties tonight. Low tonight 3540; warmer Sunday; high Sunday in 60s. Northerly winds diminishing tonight and becoming light southeasterly Sunday. Sum-foe: 7:03 Sunwet: 5:511 Max. Mln. Pr«c. Akron 74 44 LaJunta 77 S.'l Dodge City 80 48 .01 Enipurlu 71 62 .02 GAUDKN CITY 82 46 Goodland 76 40 .62 Hill City 8<1 46 l.Oa Lamar - 79 50 Russell 82 49 Trace Salina _ 79 51 Toiwkn 76 58 Tnuv ' Wichita _ 70 61 ,43 ( to vote, at this time, on the Breeding-D o 1 e Congressional race; on the Carlson-Smith and Pearson-Aylward Senate races; and on the Andcrson-Saffels contest for governor of Kansas. Those who aron't decided also have the opportunity to indicate this on the ballot. The Telegram team will be working in Scott City, Leoti, Tribune, Sharon Springs, Syracusej Johnson, Ulyspes, and Lakin on Monday. Tuesday it will go to Sublette, Satanta, Hugoton, Elkhart, and Liberal. Wednesday the balloting will be done in Garden City. First results of the poll will Mexican President Visits Philippines MANILA (AP)—President Adolfo Lopez Mateos of Mexico arrived today for a four day state visit to the Philippines. The president's special plane arrived from Indonesia on the last lap of a four-nation goodwill tour oj Asia. He has visited India, Japan and Indonesia and is the first president of a Latin-American state to visit the Philippines. be announced in the Tuesday Telegram, and additional results on following afternoons. This poll, started and conducted for many years by The Hutchin son News, has been amazingly accurate. Results of the ballot ing for the August primary this year showed many undecided vot ers but those .who indicated a choice correctly predicted the outcome of the races'. 5-Mon Commission To Be Discussed As open meeting to dascuss the merits and other points of a 5- man City Commission for Garden City has been scheduled at 8 p.m. Monday in the Security Savings building. The session, which will be up stairs, is being sponsored by the Garden City Jaycees. Art Wilson, Jaycce president, explained that the meeting is a result of a recent survey conducted here by his organization. Results showed a heavy majority favoring a 5-man commission, and Wilson urged all those who voted to show up Monday night. The present- city couiissioners have been invited. Stewardess Dies in Fall From Plane WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (AP) —The pretty stewardess was announcing the landing at Bradley Field when a tremendous blast of air roared through the plane. Heads turned but all that could be seen was the rear door flapping from one hinge. She was gone, swept out into the night. Two hours later Friday night, the body of Francoise de Moriere, 29, wa s found in a field 1,500 feet below. Finney United Fund $7,000 Short of Goal Finney County's United Fund moved up to about $7,000 shy of its goal today with drive officials getting set for a tough homestretch push. Today's total was $37,035.43. This year's goal is $44,050.. United Fund board members arc scheduled to meet "londay night in an important session concerning the campaign with agency representatives and campaign workers to go over the final phases of the drive. It is hoped that the campaign can be completed by the end of this month. A breakdown of the lates, total shows $4,013.53 from professional gifts; $19,359.15 from advance gifts; $3,565.50 from rural contributions; $8,485.75 from employes, and $1,611.50 from* the residential campaign. Latest Red Feather citations, to firms or offices where 100 per cent of the employes have given, were awarded to: KGLD-TV Mission-Orange Bottling Co. Burtis Motor Co. City Departments: Gardendale, airport, sewage treatment, and park. Two new honor roll members were named (gifts of $100 or more): Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. National Biscuit Co. Regional Board Meet Planned A Southwest Kansas regional Kansas Slate School Board meeting will be conducted at Garden City high school Tuesday afternoon and night. The meeting is one of nine similar sessions being conducted throughout Kansas. Alden Minor, Ness City, vice president of the Kansas Association of School Board, sponsors of the meeting, will be in charge. Dr. Leroy Hood, superintendent of Garden City schools, said the afternoon meeting will start at 3:30 p.m. in the senior high library. This session will deal with school finances ami 1063 legislation. Evening session will get underway at 7 p.m. This will consist of a speaker and question and general discusion period on other legislative problems pertaining to schools. Dr. Hood said a registration fee of $3 is being asked. The fee includes an evening meal. Charles Mack, 36, of Springfield, Mass., had been sitting next to Miss De Moriere on the second leg of Allegheny Airlines flight 928 from Washington to Providence, R.I. Between Philadelphia and Windsor Locks, site of Bradley Field, the wind began screaming through a gap that opened around the rear door, Mack said. Miss De Moriere, a native of Paris and a veteran of two years' service with Allegheny, went forward and brought back co-pilot Thomas Hawkins. Together they stuffed pillow cases around the loose door, Mack said. "The noise stopped," he said. "She sat down again and we chatted. A little while later, she said, 'Excuse me. I have to • announce our descent.' " The terrific blast of air ended Miss De Moriere's annoucement. A second stewardess, Katlvy Lacey, 20, of Washington, was coming out of a lavatory at the rear of the Convair When the outside dioor blew open. According to an airline spokesman, who spoke to the pilot, the rush of air ripped off the lavatory door and caused | Miss Lacey to stumble, but one ' or more passengers steadied her. The spokesman said he doubted Miss Lacey was in danger of falling out of the plane. Officials of the Civil Aeronautics Board and the Federal Aviation Agency were to begin investigating the icident today. The loose outside door had been reported to Bradley Field at about 8 p.m. by pilot Harold Gould, 38, of Alexandria, Va. Two minutes later, Gould radioed back that the door had gone and Mis s De Moriere had been "ejected." After landing the twin-engine plane with all 47 passengers safe and sound, Gould helped state police plot his approach course in an effort to pinpoint the spot where the stewardess had fallen. A helicopter equipped with searchlights buzzed back and forth over tlhe course, guiding the' searchers on the ground. However, it was Robert Swingle of Farmington, a town several miles west of Hartford, who found the body. Swingle had gone out lo hives- tigatc a noise and had found a pillow and other debris from the plane in his yard. He called police. Swingle then began a closer search of his property and found the body of the stewardess about 100 yards behind his house. Farmington police sai>1 one local resident elaimed to havu heard a woman's scream at about 8 p.m. Dole, Ferguson to Visit Here Monday Robert Dole, Republican candidate for Congress from tht First District, will be at Republican headquarters Monday for a free luncheon from noon to 1 p.m. William Ferguson, Republican incumbent for slate attorney general, will also attend the event. Dole will remain in Garden City Monday afternoon and plans more campaigning. He has been visiting area towns this week. Garden Sass The only thing Gus Garden seems to save for a rainy day is washing his car.
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