Fifty years ago today, August 12, 1967
Ledger readers apparently want their clocks to stay on Standard Time come next summer.
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That’s the indication 78 percent gave in “Your Opinion Counts.”
Readers also voted against a Social Security amendment which would raise benefits but also increase taxes.
Sen. Richard B. Russell, D-Ga., planned daily hospital visits this weekend to continue tests and treatment for a viral respiratory infection after spending several days at Walter Reed Hospital.
He told newsmen he was feeling well.
Babies and Bibles, cafeteria queues and a walkie-talkie are features of the “Disciple Making” District convention of Jehovah’s Witnesses which packed 5,444 delegates into Municipal Auditorium Friday night.