The Bee from Danville, Virginia on June 29, 1961 · Page 17
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The Bee from Danville, Virginia · Page 17

Danville, Virginia
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Thursday, June 29, 1961
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Housing Bill Put On Desk Of President Carries Easy Terms For Buyers WASHINGTON (AP)--The $5.6 billion omnibus housing bill has cleared Congress! carrying easier terms for buyers of FHA-insured homes. A 53-38 Senate vote followed by ·a: 221-175 House tally sent the bill to President Kennedy late Wednesday, giving him another another victory on one of his "big five" domestic proposals of the 1961 session. The housing bill includes $2 bil lion for urban renewal, by far the largest amount ever voted for the slum clearance and redevelop ment projects. Under the moderate-income family section, a new administra tion-devised program, homes tha cost up to $15,000 can be bough on 35-year mortgages and on up to 40-year mortgages if the buy er's income is too low for the 35 year plan. The longer_the mortgage, the lower the "monthly payment. Tru down payment on a $15,000 hom would be $9450. The bill also extends the inaxi mum mortgage term on FHA-in sured loans for all family incom levels from 30 to 35 years, an raises from $22,500 to $25,000 th mortgage ceiling on one-famil homes. And the bill puts in an easie down-payment schedule under th general FHA program: 3 per cen on the first $15,000 10 per cen on the next $5,000, and 25 pe cent on the remaining 55,000. Another provision would perrm sale of land to developers in u 1 ban renewal areas at lower prices so they could build middle-incom ges he Bee: Danville, Vo., Thursday, June 29,1961 3-B Pledged to the Progress of Virginia HARRISON-GODWIN-BUTTON Democratic Primary-Tuesday, July 11 A FAU. BEFORE A WIN-Christine Truman of Britain faHs during her match with Margaret Hellyer of Australia at the tennis matches in. Wimbledon, England. Miss Truman won 6-4,6-4, to continue in the women's singles in the Wimbledon tennis championships. An estimated crowd of 18,000 huddled under raincoats and newspapers to witness the strong competition. such projects result in homes only for the wealthy and the poor. Bishop Garber Makes Pastoral Appointments tional origin." | Lake Junaluska Methodist As: sembly trustees were urged to see "that all facilities on the grounds be made avaailable to all bona fide delegates." This, said the delegates, in effect calls for desegregation of the Junaluska swimming pool. A conference budget of $1,812,808 was adopted. A proposal to use surplus funds to step up spending in the missions field was defeated for the second straight year. The vote was 164-121. The conference learned that the !o. is nating $50,000 to each of the build- ii", funds at North Carolina Wes- ieyan College at Rocky Mount and North Carolina Methodist Col- .ege at Fayetteville. DURHAM CiAflP) -- The four-day Meeting of the North Carolina Methodist Conference winds up today with the mid-day reading of pastoral appointments by Bishop Paul N. Garber. At Wednesday's busy session the delegates signified opposition to federal aid to private and parochial schools and approval of foreign aid and President Kennedy's Peace Corps plans. Aiso 'adopted was a report ol tfie Human Relations and Economic Affains Division calling attention to the stand taken by the genenal Methodist conference regarding pace relations. The general conference stated "These must be no place ,in the Methodist Church for racial discrimination or enforced segregation." Fastens were called on to dis charge tiieir responsibilities "with out regard to race 1 ," color or na- DIVORCE GRANTED SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP)-Producer Harold Hecht's wife won a divorce with testimony that they argued about everything "from fried veal cutlets to the TV antenna." Gloria B. Hecht, 33, said Wednesday that following domestic differences her 50-year-old husband would leave home 'for a separate apartment he mainlined. Ruling on custody of the couple's three children was postponed for 60 days. An appnsal was ordered of Hecht's fortune, estimated 52 to $4 million. The couple married Nov. 1, 1947, and separated July 18, 1959. Whitey Ford of the Yankees leads active pitchers in World Series victories with seven. He nas been beaten four times, · Temperatures in Britain's Scilly Isles rarely drop below 46 degrees Mainland Britons often call the Scillys the Islands of the Blest or Fortunate Isles. New FURNITURE Arriving Daily..: VISIT US SOON! OPEN THURS. ond FRI. 'TIL 9 P. M. BLEDSOE FURNITURE COMPANY 2394 Riverside Dr. -- SW 3-6711 Leadership Ability Experience Safe and Sane Government Solid Industrial Development Albert-is S. Harrison, Jr. FOR GOVERNOR THIS K THE WHI-SKT THA* H flK ICKTOGW WfHK-IM FAMOUS Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisky ·ma n uxir tnus eiSTCimr ea.iwwnsin For The Best In Schools Leader in Massive Resistance Under Due Process of Law Qualified as a First Assistant to the Governor Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whisky 86 Proof EARLY TIMES IMUT TIMES DI5TIHWY COMPANY.LOUISVILLE,Kr. ,«.«. Mills E. Godwin, Jr. FOR LT. GOVERNOR Respected and Learned Attorney with Many Years Service in Virginia Senate Thoroughly Capable to Defend and Protect Virginia's Rights in Any Court Anywhere One of the Best Legal Minds in Virginia Robert Y. Burton FOR ATTORNEY-GENERAL VOTE HARRISON GODWIN BUTTON "For Safe, Sane State Government and Lasting Industrial Development" HARRISON - GODWIN - BUTTON CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE W. C. McCubbins - J. Craig Stowe Co-Chairmen Mri. Waynes R. Harrison - Mrs. Sam Rush Co-Chairmen, Women's Division

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