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Fifty years ago today, August 9, 1960

Reds Say Powers Pleads Guilty

American U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers has pleaded guilty to espionage charges, the official Tass news agency said today.

Elector Referendum

The State Democratic Executive Committee quickly approved today a Sept. 14 primary straw vote on whether Georgians want the 12 party electors to back John F. Kennedy in the electoral college or be free to withhold their votes.

Pageant Practice

Candidates for the Miss Phenix City crown rehearsed last night in a striking display of talent and beauty. The 16 girls yesterday embarked on a week of practice.