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   Denton Record-Chronicle (Newspaper) - April 29, 1964, Denton, Texas                                OX Dial 382-2551 For 24-Hour Phone Service To All Departments DENTON RECORD- CHRONICLE Serving The University Center Of The Southwest WEATHER LITTLE CHANGE 61ST VEAR OF DAILY SERVICE- J1EXTOX. TEXAS. WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, APRIL 29. 1961 THEY GOT A SECOND CHANCE Billy Joe Smith 28, a tile-scttcr-s helper, and his wife Norma Jean, 24, leave court :at Santa Monica i, Calif after a sympathetic judge released them from auto-theft charges and provided-out of his own pocket-money for bus tickets back home to Oklahoma City. The Smiths and their child had been living a hand- to-mouth existence since going to California from Oklahoma last January Lodge And Scranton Win Strong Backing By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Republican presidential contenders Henry Cabot Lodge of Massachusetts and William M. Scranton of Pennsylvania won resound i, i r me inai my renow citizens ot ing backing from the voters Massachusetts have shown this tnfiir Clota of the toial GOP vote for presi-lUmn and ward committees. dent. In Saigon, South Vietnam, where he is U.S. ambassador, Lodge said, "It means much to me that my fellow citizens of in their Tuesday. slate primaries Lodge won a big endorsement from Massachusetts voters for further comment. Ten me- declined large who werc bu' the GOP presidential nomina- w.e.rc bu' lion, lopping Sen. Barn- M. results m dlslncl lopping Goldwatcr of Arizona in iritc- ins by a margin of better than races were determined slowly. Many communities stopped 7 to'l in incomplete in 'ate evening and re- Presidcnl Johnson topped thtisumcd today. In New Bedford write-ins on the ballot. Scranton easily wept Pennsy- lvania's Republican preferen- tial primary, establishing a state record for write-ins and is scheduled to re- sume until Tnursday. Clerks complained about the long, unwieldy ballots for both parties. There were more than 29.000 names on the party ba! I One delegate favorable to Goldwater, Roger A. Moore of Boston, was elected without op- position. Like most of the dele- gate candidates, Moore ran officially uncommitted. Dele- gates are not committed to vote for the winner of the prefer- ence poll. One of the lop vote-getters on the Republican at-Iarge slate was Lodge's son, George. Lodge also won a surprising write-in vote en the" Democrat- ic ballot. President Johnson topped Ally. Gen. Robert F. Kennedy by Democratic finished third. U.S. Officials Will Probe Threat Letter llurlonvillc Woman Receives Lollop In Long Controversy By BOB HILL Record- Chronicle Staff Writer FORT WORTH Federal in- vestigators are expected to be- gin studying today an anony- mous and threatening letter mailed Tuesday (o an elderly Bartonville woman. L. H. Stephens postal inspec- tor, said this morning be had ;jbut he said his office will in- ivestigate it. The letter was sent Tuesday by Lewisville Postmaster Dan Morse to the postal inspector's office. Morse got the letter from Mrs. Ruby Stone, who lives in the Bartonvillc community, scene of strife over school and municipal incorporation prob- lems for a number of months. The letter was postmarked in Lewisville Tuesday and receiv- ed by Mrs. Stone the same day. This is the text of the tetter (spelling "Dear Ruby, "I've known you for along time and know how good the people in this community have been to you specially the last few years. "1 can't understand how you could turn on the friends thai have taken care of you and join up with that Walls bunch to destroy our neighborhood and old friendships. "I've stood all of it I want. "I know you did not report to the income tax people the money you got for the 25 acres you sold. You owed the government about 1000 dollars. ]f you sign another petition that Watts or any of his bunch bring around or if he wins any elec- tion that fie calls I am going to the income tax people and turn you in. You can bet your bottom dollar that you will pay the (ax and the interest and maybe jail sentence. "It I hear of you saying a word to anybody about this let- ter, Ml turn you in anyway." The letter was not signed. Stephens, the postal inspec- tor, said the writing and mail- ing of a letter which threatens to expose a crime is a violation of Title 13 of the United States Code, section 873 or section 876 "If we find out who wrote th letter, we'll give the case the United States attorney. A vJitlLCJ dllU accepts it. it will Knte-ins. Lodge The unofficial i v i- presidential tabulation of One precincts gave: Goli Penalty under section 373 can Kepubhcan be as much as fine and of in contests ranging from na-, roiling up more than 60 per cent jtional convention delegates to watcr 5'812: 43.872; for- der mer Vice President Richard M. years in i MI. "i BANQUET Nixon New Nelson A. Rockefeller Decatur Issued Growth Challenge By JIM DRAKE R-C Wise County Bureau DECATUR The destiny of Decatur depends upon its ability adapt to the industrial trend, and i! it fails to maintain the rapid pace it will fall by the Decatur Chamber of Commerce was told here Tuesday night. The opinion was voiced by Harry Carter, a member o! the Texas Industrial Commission, who spoke at the chamber's an- Mote, who only a few weeks Gov 1.W7; c ,r fcvt Hit: ituti UJ1 OI 1 232 lw.I-al The unofficial tally of Democratic preferential ,_.. gave: Johnson 34.318; Kennedy Lodge The tally of scattered write- in voles from both ballots gave Gov. William W. Scranton. R- .MOIV. W [JO OniV a ICW WCCKS----........ iv ago was chosen bv the voters Pa- yA and Gov- George Wai i-------.t: lace, D-AIa., 128. In Pennsylvania, it seemed open to interpretation whether his good showing would be re- garded by the 45-year-old, first- term Gov. Scranlon as a popu- lar clamor from his home state to become a presidential can- didate, as slate leaders hope. Lodge was an impressive sec- orxl, with more than 20 per to become this Wise County town's mayor, was the install- ing otficcr. Xob.'es spoke briefly, an- nounced that a membership drive will be launched soon by the chamber, and said that any lack of industrial development locally can be blamed on De- catur. lie issued a to the chamber to work toward that tnd. He stressed that a new ctr.i. I None of the leading presiden- tial possibilities campaigned in .the state and no names were on of rua! banquet and officer instal- lation program. j can Prefacing his remarks on Ihe: n-ghl direction state's populatipn-and Indus-, Guests wcrc Inal growth during tbe last j A Ferguson and W B Wood-l decades, he told the tourr.oui of Caster of nearly 300 that Texas' "jLodge W.823; Sen. Barry Gold- lion has climbed from nir.th to 27.252; former Vice Pres- fourlh place among the 30 states.-------------- Richard M. predicted that it will occupvl   George Romney of Michi- third place by nest .war. bc-j IIIJIl 'gan US; Gov. Nelson A. Rocfce- comc number nne by the feller of New York 5.831: Sen. and that 80 percent of the VICINITT.- Chase Smith iM and U. S. population will be resid- "arcld E. Stassen H7. Scran'on hsd said he does not Ta te is I'ages 5 CENTS Yarborough, Gordon Head For Third Round In The News Joyful Reunion A boy relumed to his home today in Memphis with his joy- ful parents after four days as the captive o! a man the FBI called a dangerous psychopath. Dennis Burke, 8, was rescu- ed in New Orleans Tuesday and Joseph Francis Bryan Jr.. one of the nation's "10 most wanted" fugitives, was arrested. The Burkes son was kidnapped from nearby HumboMl, Tenn. last Friday. I'uitiftuliiitg Search Th? painstaking search for 12 peers of James R. Hoffa re- sumed today in a U.S. District Court where the Teamsters Union president and seven codcfcndants are on trial for fraud and conspiracy. Ninety-six of the first panel of 100 Chi- cago veniremcn were excused during the first two days of the trial, with agreement to seal tentatively only four prospective jurors. Astonishing Tremors In deep east Texas, earth tremors described as "completely astonishing'1 continue to rattle dishes and cause the jitters for residents of north Sabine County. About 15 shock waves have taken the area since last Thursday. _ "Why and how this happened and exactly what is occurring is anybodys said Dr.. C. DeBremaecker, a Rice Uni- versity seismologist. Strong Onnosition A church leader today opposed any tampering with the First Amendment to permit prayers in the public schools. Edwin II. Tullcr, general sccrclary of the American Baptist Convention, calling daily school prayers "more rote' than urged the House Judiciary Committee to reject dozens of proposed constitutional amendments before it. Harking About Dogs A few defenders have joined the dogfight over President Johnson's handling of his beagles. Ylic president still is in the doghouse with many persons for lifting the dogs by their ears. Bernard Workman of London, chairman of the Canine Defense League, said today, "1 don't believe that a beagle comes to any harm by picking it up by the ears. Their ears are particularly strong." More. News Inside KEN PERRIN PITCHED a two-hitter and was backed by a 10-hit attack as Sherman remained unbeaten in District 7-1A baseball here Tuesday afternoon, defeating Denton 3-1. See sports, Page 10. ''age Page Classified 12, IS Sports................10, Comics Tonn Topics............ g Editorials 4 TV Movies Women's News 7 Signature Page Ralph Witnesses Deny He Got Gift By THE ASSOCIATKD PRESS Gordon McLendon plans a statewide television speech tonight, the Ihird round of a dramatic battle with U. S. Sen. Ralph Yarborough involving an alleged gift from Billie Sol Kstcs to the senator and charges McLendon was a iiar and a bankrupt. The bitterness of the race between the two Demo- cratic candidates for the Senate has overshadowed other campaigns, where candidates arc racing to reach as many voters as possible before Saturday's primary. Yarborough produced two I'ecos-arca farmers Tues- day night who told a wide television audience they were with the senator during his entire I'ecos trip of I9CO and that he received no J50.000 from Kites, convicted swindler and former agricultur- al kingpin in West Texas. The telecast was Yarbor-j ough's answer to a McLendon telecast last Saturday, in which two witnesses said they saw Es- tes give the senator an envelope which Ihey said contained McLendori. a Dallas radio ci- .Supreme Court ruling issued to- ecutivc. had no immediate reply, ai'- to his opponent's program but The question of the legality vowed to "defend myself and .of Majhill's incorporation has my family" tonight from Yar- (been hanging since Oct. 29, I960, borough's charges that he citizens of the Mayhill a liar and a bankrupt. Jaffa went to the polls and vet- On the telecast Tuesday night, cd for incorporation, origirwling from Houston. Pecos farmers W. J. Worsham and J. B. Kirklin said they would will- ingly lake lie detector tests to Court Backs Illegality Of Mayhill R-C Austin Bureau AUSTIN There is no city of Mayhill. according to a State The "Mayhill" townspeople elected Lynn Mallow mayor and Donald Oabbcrt and Glen Wood- ford city commissioners but the repeat thoir statements th.it 'state and the city of Denton Yarborough did no; receive went to the 16th District Court 000 from Estes. Mcl-cndon's wit- .with a claim that the incorpor- nesscs. Ernest Kccton. retired ;ation was illegal and the city Negro Army sergeant from Pe- officers were without otfices. cos, and Midland policeman Judge Louis T. Holland ruled on April I, 1S63. that ihe incpr James E. Fonville. had ssid ivt llldb luc UJtv'l- they would take lie detector poration was void. By that time tests earlier. [C. E. Carruth was "Mayor of In El Paso. McLendon kept Mayhill" and Roy Benlley and alive the civil rights issue, chal- Estcllc Woodford had been elect- lenging Yarborough to announce f d conmissi oners, but Holland's where he stood on the measure, 'ruling left them without offices. See POLITICAL, Page 2 See MAYHILL, Page I Mrs. Stone said her husband got Ihe letter out of their mail- porch when he handed it to me and 1 opened it. I began crying when I read it. I knew I hadn't done an} thing wrong. income I had to dig into my pocket to get to pay that." Mrs. Stone the Record-Chronicle today. ANN ALLEN' "Sufh Hospitality She said she doesn't know See BARTONV1LLK, Page 2 PATRICIA STOIJ, "Discussed Politics" GERALD II.WGHTOM A sled About Dallas LINDA BOWERS Students N.T.S.U. CHOIR MEMBERS DISCOVER People Interesting Part Of Tour lew Ynr ing in W metropolitan areas by 1S30. "Your ability to survive   dirty, but 1 did because it was so roman- tic." Miss Boners hopes to re- turn to Europe. "I want to go back as a or to work there. I think a lot of us do." "Aside from the musical Patricia Stoll, jun- ior music education major from Perryton, said. "I think the contact with peo- ple of all kinds was the most valuable part of the trip. "The students we met dis- cussed politics quite openly. They want to bww what's going but we found that some were well informed and some were not. ''They wanted to who nc thought would be the president, but there wasn't much lalk abort the Kennedy assassination. They were more intereited in what's going to happen now." There were also questions. she said, about Texas and about racial problems. GtraM M. llaughlon. jun- ior art major who lives at 1709 W. Mulberry, was ques- tioned about the assassina- tion. "The students asked about Tews arxj Dallas. Of course they krew where Dallas is because of the aswssir.a- tion. and they wanted to why it could happen here. "But most of them were more interested in telling us about themselves (Kan in asking questions. They were interested in giving an im- pre.vrion of themselves-" Haughton spent Easter Eve in the home ot Capt. G. A. Bra'.t, chamberlain to the king of in Gothen- burg. Sweden, where tht choir staved weeks. "The State IVpartment had everything well organiz- ed." Haughtcn said. "They always prepared. we'd get into a new place, the embassy would be there to give us our schedule. There'd be an either that day or the next day and we'd meet the am- bassador, frequently, and go lo a rewptioa al his home. we'd usually make a tour of the city." How did Haughton Uke Europe? "There are so many places I want to see again. I think all of us found places we'd like tc live."   

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