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   Advocate (Newspaper) - February 5, 1964, Victoria, Texas                                THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 118th 271 TELEPHONE H! B-1451 VICTORIA, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 1964" Established IB13 Cox Poses Threat to BAPTIST Among those taking an active part on Tuesday's program of. the District 4 convention, Baptist General Convention of Texas, at Baptist Temple here were, left to right, the Rev. Harry V. Hamblen, (Advocate Photo) secretary of missions for the district, who brought the closing address; the Rev. O. A. Taylor, who was re-elected president, and the Rev. James Ver- million, pastor of Hie host church and a district vice-president. Baptist District Changing Outline The annual session of Districl 4, Baplisl General Convention, attended by more than 200 pas- tors and laymen Tuesday ;U the Baptist Temple here, renamed most of its current officials and made plans for phasing out the district this year. The district will be dissolved by lhe end of September, when meeting; the Rev. Grady N. Allison, first vice-presidenti who is pastor of the Wooslcr Bap- list Church at Baytown; the Rev. James II. Vormillion of Baptist Temple here, second vice-president; the Rev. Mar- tin Miller of First Baptist Church, Pasadena, secretary, and the Rev. J. Vernon Wheel- uj me uuu ui oumtinuiur, lilu j. vtuiun llccl a new organizational structure Ifss of Rice Temple, Houston, will creale areas of two asso- treasurer, ciations each, unlike lhe current Other officers in their same district of eight associations, posts are K. Hubbard Hurst o( The theme of thc meeting Plaza, Houston, "That Ye Might Believe." school superintendent; Rev. 0. A, Taylor, D- .Teague of First Baptist presided at the three Lake Jackson, brother- entitled, "Belief lo (Sec BAPTIST, Page 0) "Belief to and lo Engage." 8 Arrested At Pentagon WASHINGTON (AP) Treasury agents swooped down on the Pentagon Tues- day and arrested eight em- ployes on charges of op- crating a numbers game. Two other arrests made in the city of Wash- ington. The arrests by agents of Ihc Treasury's Intelligence Division were similar lo a scries of arrests made in the Pentagon three years ago. All of those arrested were civilian employees, a Treas- ury agent told newsmen. lie estimated (hat the daily gross collection of the alleged ring was about SI .000. 7-Maii Race For Senate fly THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Three Democrats and four Re- seven-man group 'epresenling a wide divergence )f views and aunch a bailie royal in coming weeks for the U.S. Senate seat of Pasadena, preached the an- nual sermon. Board Draws 1 Hit rublic Meetin district brought thc closing mcs-i sage. Thc evening session also included an address on Chris-ijuvenile Readers held its sec- Victoria Hoard of Review for HILIUUCU (in (Uiurcss on Lnris-j ...i lian education by Dr. W. njond meeting Tuesday evening in Ilinton, presidenl of Cily Hall council Baptist College. :chambers without anyone ap- Dr. Charles iMcI.Hiijjhlin,   Faulkner, Bon Tom Harrk 13M Dick st' Truman said their were filed before mWnight The Ulree commis- sioners of lhe drainage district, primaryvhichviU and H. M. Hobbs. Octkes Files Dave Oakes of Dickerson filed late Monday In the Re- publican Primary as a can- didafc for congressman of Ihc 9lh District. Oakes will come up in the November General Election against Democratic incum- bent Clark W. Thompson of Gal vest on. Neither has an opponent in their respective primar- ies. Oakes ran an unsuccess- ful race against Thomp- son two years ago. "At the present time, none of the three commissioners is a resident of the city, although over one-half of the revenue for this district is collected from within the city limits. "We believe that the lime has come for city residents to as- sert [heir voice in the operation of Drainage District No. 3 to 1 v e the obvious problems State Opinion To Be Asked By ROY GRIMES Advocate Staff Writer Manuel Velasco, a Victoria ment of our position on issues will be released in the future. "The rumors being spread in Victoria during the past 24 hours stating that the Republican can- didates, if elected, intend to dis- band the drainage district are definitely false." Faulkner, who moved to Vic- toria in 1950, is married and has two children. He is a member of the First English Lutheran (See CANDIDATES, Page 8) Co-Op Expansion Envisioned fice this year. j generating power of i M nP e race plant of the f includes Democrats Yar- borough, John Van Cronkhile of Dallas and Gordon McLendon of Dallas; and Republicans Cox, George Bush of Houston and Dr. Milton Davis and Robert Mor- ris, both of Dallas. Oppose Democrats AUSTIN-A doubling of the t lhe Sam South Tex- as Electric Cooperative, Inc., next year and future expan- sions which would make it six times as large are outlined in an application filed wilh the Texas Water Commission Tues- day- The cooperative, which i-avim up- Texas Republicans opposeioperates two kilowatl gas proved mvilmg relail dealers lo Democrats in all U.S. House turbine generators at its plant appear al lhe next session on races in the stale for lhe firsl 10 miles north of Victoria asked IB. time. The GOP has also put the state agency for the right They also decided to bring the gubernatorial to use acre feet of wa- cxamplcs of any n deem objectionable. ___ Several members reported water to cool steam turbine they had addressed various or- kT Connally filed al generators which would p r o- gaiiizations in town, or have ac- mlcWay Monday for re-election duce kilowatts of pow- nnninri  uw chief mc American Embassy lind a Greek-owned hotel housing Brit- j i Onadalupe association. Officers re-elected included thc Rev. 0. A Taylor of Ihp 
                            

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