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   Mexia Daily News, The (Newspaper) - October 12, 1974, Mexia, Texas                                28 Corsicana 28 7 I Waco High 7 Waxahachie 14 Temple Connally 6 I Cleburne Midway Mexia Lancaster 20 JeffMoore 9 Teague Elkhart Lavega Marlin Wortham Coolidge ails Serving The People Of The BiStone Arcn Sinn1872 VOLUME 75 NUIMBKR 211 TKXAS OCTOBKU 11171 Member AP and NKA 10 CKNTS H PACKS BLOODMOBILE at FirstBaptist Church Tuesday The net resulttoo tall Theres going to be quite a difference between Mexia High School agriculture leacher Hank Schumacher and little DE student Dolly Thompson Monday night at as the Distribulive Educalion sludent team togelher for a volleyball game againsl members of Ihe facully and several Mexia Dolly is 410 and lhats with her shoes while Hank is closer lo sevenfool lhan Hank gathers by the expression on Dollys face lhal its a liltle unfair lo be malched up againsl a giantlike Daily News Slaff Pholo by Billy Pallerson city beat Bob Wright Ray CARTER sez the calf chase at Friday nights local rodeo performance was an interesting aspect of the annual The show conlinues lonighl at 8 as the rains stayed away can you imagine lhal Mexia Jaycees an ticipate perhaps the largest crowd Mexia Lions Club members ape to pick up their candy by Monday aflernoon al al Ferguson Molor preparalion for Ihe annual candy held by Ihe Ed SPIVEY and George RIDDLE are sales team from the regional Disabled American Veterans DAV convention in believe Ihey have some imporlanl news for all They will explain some new situalions lo velerans during a Monday nighl meeting in 201 South Sherman The meeling will start at says Limestone County DAV chapter Dave The third annual Sporls Carnival lhats how its billed is set for Monday night at in the Mexia High Itll be the traditional volleyball game between the faculty and downtown business says Paul Proceeds will go toward sponsoring Ihe annual Vocational banquet honoring em is always a fun type of they earn money while doing The Lions Club will hear a represen tative of the Social Security Ad ministration at ils Tuesday luncheon The Lions claim lo be young and say itll be a long time before they begin accepting Social Robert HANCOCK of Mexia and James PINKERTON of Groesbeck have returned Fair through Pleasant Election preview 74 Democrats anticipate big gains By CAUL LEUB8DORF AP Political Writer WASHINGTON AP Democrats are headed for a nearrecord total of gover norships and for substantial gains in the Senate and House in the 5 an Associated Press survey indicated In many Republicans still hope to reduce impending losses with heavy media efforts and personal visits by President despite criticism by many candidates of Fords surtax proposal and Verse A Day 2 John whatsoeveris born of God overcomelh the world and this is the victory that overcomelh the even our Mexia Commission eyes cable request The TV cable rate increase request will again be considered at Tuesday nights meeting of the Mexia City The issue had been tabled at a meeting on Two more tabled one last month and the other in will also be These are the map correction request of Hardy and the closing of an alley in Division A resolution is to be paving the way for payment on the Economic Development Administration water Reports to be made at the meeting in clude those from the Planning and Zoning the Parks the Library Board and from City Attorney Joe City Manager Gerald Yarbrough is to make a financial lhc pardoning of Richard With just over three weeks left until the Democrats are generally in creasing their while many Republicans fear the One GOP professional observed IIs not what you would call i vintage Republican but who expected it to Based on reports from AP bureaus in the 50 along with late polls and in terviews with key politicians this is the current oullook in the 5 midterm balloting Already holding a 3118 Democrats are expected to gain a net of from three to eight including New Massachusetts and to ap proach or surpass Iheir 1930 record of Democrats are likely to gain from two to six seats on lop of Iheir current 5842 Most GOP incumbents remain varying degrees of but few Democrats face comparable see a good chance of gaining from 30 lo 40 new seals in Ihe where they already have a 248187 Republicans hope to hold their Josses to half that but they fear the surtax impacl and widespread GOP apathy could cosl Ihe party additional Im gelling used lo lough developments from oul of declared Tennessee Republican gubernatorial nominee Lamar I resent having to carry the burdens of pasl actions of of ficials in our said another can Lamar The cornerstones of the looming Democratic triumph seem likely to be landslide victories in the California and New York governors In Edmund Brown 36 yearold son of the last Democratic governor holds a substantial lead in polls over moderate Republican Houston Republican Ronald Reagan is In New Hugh Carey heads a unified ticket thai appears likely to give the Democrats Iheir first statewide triumph in Hi Republicans concede that Malcolm Nelson Rockefellers con servative is The Democratic drive in New York may produce one of the years most startling Some party leaders think former Ramsey Clark now has close to an even chance of upsetting veteran Republican Jacob lliougn one Democratic party strategist Ill believe it when I see Besides two other Republican governors seem to be in In polls show Francis Sargent considerably behind Democrat Michael In John seen earlier as a likely is in a close race with Democrat Richard One poll gives Lamm a surprisingly wide Democrats appear likely to pick up the governorship of where Ella Grasso is and have a good chance of gaining GOPheld governorships in Oregon and possibly The sole Democralic incumbent in difficulty is veleran William Egan of show Republican Jay an evvironrnenlalisl well GOP candidates may have a chance to overturn the Democratic hold on Maine and Soulh where Ihe favored Democralic Charles was ruled and his defealed primary William was picked lo run againsl Republican James Republicans appear likely winners in GOP William Milliken is clinging lo a slim lead over Democrat Sander In the Senate both parties expect Ihe Democrals lo win Ihe Florida seal now held by Republican Edwards Former Secrelary of Slale Uichard Stone won a light Democratic runoff and is facing Jack a millionaire drug store chain Three Republican incumbents Peter Dominick of Marlow Cook of Kentucky and Milton Young of North Dakota areconsidered behind their A poll that showed Robert Dole of Kansas eight points behind Democralic William Roy now says they are Only Barry Goldwater of Arizona and Charles Mathias of Maryland are considered safe among GOP in The only Democratic incumbent in serious difficulty appears to be Mike Gravel of who trails conservative Republican Lewis in one Both parties consider Ihe Race a virtual Republicans hope to pick up the Nevada seat of retiring Democrat Alan But a poll showed Democratic Harry Reid slightly ahead of former Republican Paul In where Harold Hughes is John Culver appears to be pulling away from Republican David In Democrats hope to win the seat of retiring Republican Wallace Wayne who once trails Republican Jake but the race appears to be So is Ihe contest for the Vermont seat of retiring Gop George in which Republican Richard Mallary leads Democrat Patrick The biggest preelection uncertainly is in the 435 House One Democratic strategist said he wouldnt be happy with a gain of under hopes for 40 extra seats with sufficient contends the Democrats could pick up Statewide plus GOP could cost the Republicans more one seat in New Jersey and New Some races now considered close are for seats which Republicans currently Food line Hundreds of people line up daily outside Mullicks Marble Place in India waiting for the free meal the Mullick family has been handing out for about 125 years to generations of Calcuttas homeless and hungry pavement AP Wirephoto Mexia Jaycee rodeo continues tonight at 8   

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