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AT THK STROKE OF MIDNIGHT Pilot Point Goes Dry Wednesday By MIKE MOON Staff Writer midnighl Wednesday, two highly-profitable businesses will be out of business after about two months of operation. Bill's Place and Joe and Joe's Place, Denlon County's only beer stores since 1935, will close their doors at the end of their business day Wednesday as a result of a prohibition election a month ago which passed 363 to 267. During the short time thi two stores were in operation, an estimated 32,000 cases of were sold for an estimated $136,000. Beer retailers average about $1 profit per case sold. The two stores were both a short distance closer to Denton than the closest Dallas store.

Joe and Joe's Place, located just of! the Pilot Point square, is 15 miles from the Denton city limits while Bill's Place, 7 miles east of Pilot Point on FM 455 is 22.1 miles from Denton's boundary. The nearest Dallas store is about 26 miles. Billy J. Mayer, owner of Bill's Place said he will have about 2,200 cases in his regular stock for Wednesday's last day of sales. Robert Mayer, his brother who operates the store, said three beer distributors will park their vans at the beer store with 1,000 cases all day and most of the night Wednesday to restock Bill's Place when necessary.

The bulk of Mayer's stock on hand about 1,500 cases is Cows, the Colorado-made beer which is just being introduced to this part of Texas. Jay's Liquors, a Dallas firm, has agreed to buy all of Mayer's stock that is left over after midnight Wednesday. "They will buy my stock at a small margin of profit," Mayer said. That price will be over the regular wholesale rate at which Jay's normally buys its stock, Mayer explained. But, Dallas stores can't get Coors until September and Jay's Li- auors is after Mayer's slock of that particular brand.

Mayer said that he has received about a dozen bids from people who want to buy his frame building. The 14 by 28 foot store cost $1,500 new. His Hertz refrigerated rcnt-a-truck will be returned Thursday to the dealer. Before the first week of business had passed, it was discovered that Mayer's reach in cooler didn't hold enough beer so he rented the truck for $125 a week. With the truck, he has kept about 500 cases of cold beer on hand.

His reach cooler also has been sold for a small profit, he said. "It's strange," Mayer said. "Any time you close up a business and sell out your stock and equipment, you usually take a beating." However, Mayer will have nothing left after this venture but money. Joe Zipper, co-proprietor See BEEK, Page 2 MGN IN JOE AND JOK'S PLACE SPELLS KATE OF BEElTsALEs'TM Dcntnn County's Two Beer Stores Must Close By Midnight Wednesday For All Departments Qf Record-Chronicle Telephone 387-3811 DENTON RECORD- CHRONICLE Denton: 32,000 Population, Class A Municipal Bonds Spreading Blight Corroding Lubbock Story, Page 8 63RD YEAR OF DAILY SERVICE-- NO. 283 DENTON, TEXAS.

TUESDAY AFTERNOON, JULY 12, 1966 5 Cents BEACHFUL OF BEAUTY Contestants in the 1960 Miss Universe Beauty Pageant gather on the shore at Miami Beach to pose for a photographer. --Associated Presi The beauty contest started Sunday and will be climaxed with the selection of a Miss Universe Saturday night. Fliers Tangle With MIGs SAIGON' South Viet Nam (AP) U.S. fliers tangled with two MIG21s and eluded a barrage of missiles over North Viet Nam during bombing raids on missile radar and fuel sites, the U.S. command reported today.

In a day of furious air activity Monday, one missile site was destroyed and two oil installa- measure Saturday. URBAN RENEWAL Pamphlets Are Mailed Pro-urban renewal forces today nailed 6,000 pamphlets to all nty voters explaining how urb-jn renewal works and urg- inr, the voters to approve the paper advertisements in tlie Record Chronicle Monday asking voters to approve the program. The pamphlet, which has two (pictures of dilapidated slruc- lions and a radar site bombed, a i Denton voters will go to the turcs in lc proposed urban re- spokesman said. Carrier planes pounced on tome 200 barges and junks pilots reported destroying or damaging 59 of them. The U.S.

command announced the loss of an F105 to Communist grounr'jire Monday. The pilot bailed out but could not be rescued because of heavy antiaircraft and is listed as missing, a spokesman said. U.S. headquarters also announced that a Navy F8 Crusad- went down 40 miles northeast of Haiphong today and that the pilot was rescued. It was not known whether the plane crashed because of mechanical failure or was shot down, a spokesman said.

i Ground action in South Viet Nam continued in a lull. A U.S. military spokesman described the situation as "very quiet in the last 24-hour period." South Vietnamese army headquarters reported a sweep in the environs of Saigon by 100 rangers and regional forces Monday killed at least 40 Viet Cong. Another 40 to 50 enemy bodies may have been carried away by the retreating enemy forces, a spokesman said. polls from 8 a.m.

to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Central Fire Station in the Municipal Building. All qualified voters who have lived in Denton six months and own personal or real prop- newal area on its front, attempts to answer 25 questions most asked about urban renewal. They range from, "Why should as a businessman, be Report Made I By Council On Research By JIM BARLOW Staff Writer The Denton Municipal He- search Council made its annual report to the Denton City Council today. The report called for such measures as passage of urban renewal, more paving of streets, compulsory garbage collection, a welfare medical clinic, a survey on welfare needs of Denton and improvement of city parks.

The council appointed group names committees which study city problems during the year. The report presented today is a result of those studies. The library committee of the council came out against any moving of the city county library from its present site in the civic center to the old Post The council, which" 'building as partial payment for a new post office site in the civic center, has discussed moving the library to the building but has not as yet taken any action. The committee on parks and recreation asked the city to build more tennis courts, place picnic tables and drinking fountains in parks, and study the city's abandonment of Hickory Creek Park of Garza-Little Elm Reservoir. They also questioned the inclusion of Pee Wee Football in the recreation department program and instead recommended consideration of a change to erty taxed by the city are for (urban renewal)?" to "Why eligible.

Th? pamphlet mailed today is Denton not enforcing the codes of construction in south- was not prepared with public funds but from contributions Harpool, chairman of the Denton Citizens for Continued Progress. The committee started news- flag or touch football. The committee on public health, welfare and housing asked the city to enter into contract with the Texas Social Welfare Association of Austin to study the welfare needs of the city. Such a survey would cost $7,000, the committee reported. The beautification committee Harpool said, "This pamphlet' in their report voted to, "Go on east Denton now?" we feel fairly represents the facts in the election and I would ask voters to give it serious consideration and study.

"The committee has tried to answer the questions that seem to be in people's minds." Other members of the steering committee of the pro-urban re- record as approving the urban renewal program for the southeast section of the City of Denton." The report of the hospital committee said, "The major recommendations of last year are reiterated. There still appears to be a need for a wel- newal group are Dr. Miles clinic in Denton which derson, Dr. Horace Brock, Dr. I should be in conjunction with Bob Chambers, Dr.

Kendall'the hospital. There should be Cochran, W. E. Drenner, Mrs. DENTON AND VICINITY A Clrar to partly cloudy and very warm loniaht and Wednesday.

Low lonight 7 to 80. Hish Wednesday 96 In 103. TEMPERATURES (Experiment Station Report) Low this morning 72 High Monday 97 Low Monday 70 High Year Ago 98 Low Year Agn 70 Sun sets today 7:2 rises Wednesday at 5:33 a.m RAINFALL i In inc'-cs) I Exp. a C-auge R-C Gauge None LaM tiitiri. Nonf 17 This mcnlh 10.

1 July Average 2151 vear JS.l) 19 7P vear 30 Sam Hill, Henderson, Mrs. Noble Holland, C. the professional services of a public health nurse and a social Kimble, Tom Laney, Mrs. Lennie McAdams, Tom Noel, W. C.

L. case worker." Orr, Reagan Joe Skiles. Pemberton and See PAMPHLETS, Page 2 The committee on comprehensive planning and land use recommended fiat the council adopt compulsory garbage col- See COUNCIL, Page 2 School Plans Include Underground Portion MASTER PLAN PUSHED Record NT Budget Gets Regent Okay The North Texas State University Board of Regents Monday approved a record budget of $15,029,841 for the fiscal year 1967 which begins Sept. 1. The new budget is an Increase of $814,525 over a year's.

In other business the regents sold revenue bonds fot the purchase of land, pushed ahead on the campus Master Plan, employed architectural firms for two construction projects, ap proved the appointment of a new director of the university's outlines tor growth beyond that enrollment. The board employed the firm of Clutts and Parker of Dallas to design a language building that will be constructed on the site of the old science building. The new building, planned for completion in fall 1968, will house eign the department of for- languages and some classrooms and offices for the English department. Employed to design a dormitory project to house 1,000 women is the firm of Preston M. department of government, and' 0 0 TM ri Worth.

This announced 73 new teachers foriPTMJ cct ls als scheduled for the 1966-67 session a li)68 completion and will he i located on a site bounded by The First State Bank of Den- Avenue A and Avenue ton bought $580,000 worth of a $2 million revenue bond issue that will be used for a -in 117 purchases. The other bonds UUI have yet to be sold. The board also approved Phase One of the campus Master Plan which was presented by the architectural firm of Caudill, Rowlett and Scott of Houston. The firm was authorized to complete the Master Plan with a Phase Two report early in 1967. The plan will detail a campus designed to accommodate a student body of 20,000 students and will give broad See NTSU.

Page 2 DR. H. W. KAMP JR INDEX Page Amusements 9 Building Page 10 Classified 12,13 Crossword Puzzle 11 Editorials 4 Sports "I In The News Movies 9 Town Topics 9 TV Log 9 Women's News 5 Girl Drowns Below Dam By TOM DeCOLA Lewisville Bureau LEWISVILLE An 11-year- Officials Say Former Plan Not Practical Dcnton Public Schools Superintendent Chester Strickland said today at a meeting of the school board thai a portion of the new junior high school is being planned to go underground. School trustees met this morning at Ramada Inn for Strickland's report and to award contracts for paving, milk, ice cream, bread and gasoline for the coming school year.

The board met with members of the architectural firm of Wilson, Patterson, Sowden, Dunlap and Epperly of Fort Worth in a special meeting last month to discuss fall out protection possible nuclear explosives afforded by an aboveground structure. No decisions were made at that meeting and the architects agreed to discuss their aboveground plans with civil defense officials here. Their first plan was to use the gym as protection since it was surrounded by other rooms. The officials determined then that an 11- to 12-inch concrete roof would be necessary to provide protection from above. The architects indicated that the plan was not practical since roof area would weigh 125 to 140 pounds per square foot.

"The architects and the civil defense officials determined that to obtain the satisfactory it her to the rapid currents. The drowning victim fell into out protection factor the water around 2:40 p.m.,; would be advisable to go under- old Midland girl waded off with the first call going to Lew- 1 ground," Strickland said. shelf into 12-foot of water a i i police and rescue units at! "The architects are current- drowned near the flood gates 2:50 p.m. redesigning Die junior high Lewisville Dam Monday after- The nature of he a a made School to put as little of the searching difficult, with a uMin 8 underground as is pos- off the 1 he a i Thc catetel was was sion finally made to shut a 0 arca pHelv. allowing it to drain.

on a vacation outing with a 0 arca om ia a about five classrooms The girl, Diann Garner, a parents and two sisters. to'dniiir" 'would go underground." Her 16-year-old aunt. Linda School board officals agreed Garner, plunged into the a A 8:29 P- 1 the gales were, a underground protection in an initial attempt tc save the 5f culrcd ri nal time 'j 10 i should be available to at least girl, but failed because of the swift water. Jesse Lloyd Garner, the vie- Denton Police Reserve and sludcnts Lake Dallas Fire Department We want enougll room for had joined the search. WITH NO AIR CONDITIONING i 1.000 students and we're willing flood- 0 pay the extra cost," school jarca board" president Royce Whitten said.

WIFE HELPS SAVE HUSBAND FROM ATTACK BY 'PET' HULL VALLEY VIEW (Special) Cordie Davis is in Gainesville Memorial Hospital recovering from injuries received Saturday when he was attacked by a 'bull. Davis, of Valley View, was loading calves Saturday at 3:30 a.m. when the bull attacked him. Mrs Davis, who was assisting, grabbed a board to fight off the bull which was tossing her husband in the: air. A large nail in the board stuck in her arm and she had to have a teta.ius shot.

Davis suffered a concussion and spinal injury, lie is paralyzed on the righi side. The bull was raised by a 4-11 member from Gainesville and had always hcen considered pel tim's father, also dived in and Generator powered reached the girl, but also lost lights illuminated the while a trio of motorboats dragged the bottom. As the water '-it tt ill cost a little more for drained off. groups searched construction." Strickland said, i through the waters in a a i it will be cheaper on air search attempt. The body was, conditioning and maintenance." I recovered by boat nne-half-milej The next plan to be offered by downstream at 12:45 a.m.

architects to be day. Arrangements are pending reviewed by tiic school board 'i( Lucas-McWrigbt Funeral and the local civil defense offi- A.Co., said it was sending tons of.Islnnd and North Platte in cen- its climb from the 90s into the.Home in Libreville. See SCHOOL, Page 2 St. Louis Sits Out Heat The World's Fare-- By LOUIS, A blistering heat wave and the equipment to! tral Nebraska, Norfolk in north- 100s when the first outage came. resulting demand for Louis by plane to cool offjeast Nebraska, and Lincoln, thejln Lincoln some persons were.g caused electric mobile television trucks aticapital, and Beatrice in south-'temporarily short of water when 1 1 interruptivns in St.

Louis and All-Star game at Buschjeast Nebraska. ithe city's electric pump of central and eastern Stadium. The network said ex-; While the inconvenience wasldown. The same was true a Nebraska. heat could burn out fila--considerable as air-conditioners Norfolk and at Valentine, in In St.

Louis, the Union Elec- ments in its equipment. in some cities, water went'north central Nebraska, where I trie Co. declared an emergency Power failures in Nebraska off, there was no great hardship! standby pumps were used. Monday and cut off power tOjwere attributed to a relay fail-1 reported. Howard Ericksen, executive Iwide areas of the city and itsiure at South Dakota's big Fort.

Omaha, the metropolis of Ne- manaRCr Nebraska Pub-i 1 suburbs for up to two hours. Randall Dam and a burned out braska and 13 east Nebraska i Pow( system the first A spokesman said the compa- main transformer at a served by the Omaha OU a apparently resulted feared a massive power a i a power station. Public Power District, escaped' rc failurc Fo rt Randall i C8 i iirwii'demands from conttitiicnts who Slav as consumption reached a Two blackouts, one shortly trouble: when the situation was: which cul oll a 2 30-kilovolt line': au? fr co ion davs record 3.230,000 kilowatts in 106- after 11 a.m. Monday and the quickly assessed by district PP( ij ng powr 0 the Nebraska' degree heat. He said the shut other at midaflernoon, each last: ployes and the district was t.ik-;...,,..,, downs would continue until the ed about an Hour and a half to en off the interconnecting rumors tlw nwichcis vull dcmarnt prime heat wave breaks.

two hours. i grid system. Market Summaries on the ihree- television time before signing contracts with national networks. The National Broadcasling. Hit were lite cities of Grand The'tempera lure was starlinglquarter hour, HUNT, 14-10 A i They also want summer instead of reruns.

There are some critics v.hn say that medicare will become before loo long as medicareless. i are reluming to Washington from a 10-day "va- 1.

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