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Publication: Advocate April 28, 1964

Advocate (Newspaper) - April 28, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 118th 354 TELEPHONE HI 5-1451 VICTORIA, TEXAS, TUESDAY, APRIL 28, 1964 Established 1615 20 Cents GOP Pushes Presidential Poll in State Goldwater's Cause Cilccl By 'NIK PRESS Texas Republican senatorial candidates stressed the import- ance Monday ol Hie May 2 slate FOR PRIMARY' GOT poll. presidential preference Local Candidates Report Expenses Dave Whitlow has reportediexpenses of with no pending more tlmn twice asjfiifts and no loans, nuch in his campaign to win Doran Cornelius, the former lie Democratic nomination (onchief deputy running (or sheriff listrict attorney of the 2'llhjof Victoria County, lopped the Judicial District as his op-ilisl on expenses in preliminary lorient, Dist. Ally. Wiley filed locally with County "The rest of the nation is go- ing to be looking at this pri- Jack Cox, Republican, told a news conference in Aus- tin. "A resounding vote ol support for Barry Gnldwaler in the Tex- as republican Primary will practically insure his nomina- tion as the Republican candi- date for George Bush, Republican, said in an E] Paso statement." Write-ins Count The GOP primary poll, which will not be binding on the Texas Republican delegation to the na- tional convention, will present the four announced candidates on the Nelson Rockefeller, Margaret Chase Smith and Harold Stassen. How. ever, slate OOP officials have promised that write-in voles for unannounced candidates in- cluding Uichavd Nixon, George nomncy, William Scratiton, and Henry Cabot Lodge will be counted. Clerk Val Huvar, for the Demo- Whitlow reported expendi- cratic primary, but exceeded ,ures of to the Secre-Tiis opponent, Sheriff M. W. tary of State in Austin in his'Marhsall, by only a few dollars, irelirninary statement for the Cornelius listed his total ex- "irst Democratic primary clccXpcnses thus far at as U.S. CofC Audience Cheers LBJ Billion Profit Seen WASHINGTON (AP) Wave after wave of applause from a predominantly Republican audi- ence greeted President Johnson Monday. Some came on his pre- diction of a profit year and liis promise of "re- strain! and responsibility" in government but he drew noisy endorsements at dozens of oth- Ruby Due Jury Trial To Decide on Sanity tion next Saturday, mainly for] compared with re er poinls. newspaper, billboard and by Sheriff Marshall.! Some delegates of the advertising in the six counties More than half of the Chamber of Commerce and of the district. The candidate; by both candidates was ac-jtheir wives interrupted with ap listed no campaign conlribu-j counted for in their filing fec'plause or laughter, or both, tions, but reported a loan of for the primary, times during Johnson's lively, from the Victoria law; In the five-man race for I hour-long speech, firm of Whitlow and Cole, of county commissioner of Pro- Personal Triumph which he is a member. .cincl :i, Martin A Huber led u was a tvi K (or Dcm. Cheatham reported campaign! (ice LOCAL, Page 5) andi sonsjng it, Johnson strayed far from his prepared text to regale the busi- nessmen with Texas-style quips and anecdotes. His forecast that I9G4 would bring industry billion in prof- its, after taxes, was given in a long extemporaneous passage, in which Johnson noted that profits were billion in 1052, McLendon, Bush Leading Spenders Itu 500 delegate votes committed with 655 needed for nomination. The California primary, with no write-in votes counting, is June 2. "A resounding vote of confi- dence in Texas will have an ex- hilarating effect on Gpldwaler's effort in California, giving him that state's 86-member delega- tion and within hailing distance of the 655 Bush said. Goldwnier Victory "I wish more effort had gone Into promoting the presidential preference Cox told the news conference. He predict- ed Goldwater will get 70 lo 75 per cent of the vote despite local campaigns by some Republicans to get write-in voles for Lodge, Nixon and Scranlon. Sen. Ralph Yarborough, D- Tex., who is seeking re-election, said his Democratic opponent, Gordon McLendon, is advocat- ing doing away with all federal agricultural price supports. "This would he the greatest dis- aster to agriculture since the depression of the Yar- borough told a San Antonio breakfast group. Abolishment of supports "would corrupt Texas agriculture, drive farm- ers inlo Ihe cities and lower the population of 100 Texas he said. Asks FBI Check Later, Yarborough told a group of San Antonio college students thai he has asked the Federal Bureau of Investigation to check on reports that Yar- horough received from BiHie Sol Estes in 1980. Yarbor- ough has denied getting such a gift from Estes. He said he asked the FBI to enter the case because "such statements about Estes1 money and assets have never been re- vealed during the voluminous in- vestigation." McLendon's office in Austin announced that he has received the endorsement of Rep. Joe Kilgore, D-Tex., who once was reported a prime prospect for the race. However, Kilgore can- celled campaign plans because of what he said was pressure from the White House. "Texas needs to be represented in the U. S. Senate by a man of Gor- don McLeTKlon's courage and independence. Texas needs to be represented in the U. S. Sen- (Sec GOP, Page 5) AUSTIN Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Gordon McLendon has so far reported the biggest expenditures among dales' expenditures included the second highest total, by George Bush. Others are Jack iled. the biggest expenditures among Cox, Millon Davis, ish said Goldwater has about Texans seeking statewide offic- 10; and Robert Morris, es, reports to the secretary of state show. The reports show transactions through April 20. McLendon showed payments of His opponent, Sen. Ralph Yarborough, D-Tex., spent Republican U.S. Senate candi- Gov. John Connally has out- pent his opponent, Don Yar- orough, nearly two-to-one. Con- ully spent Yarhorough, In the Democratic congress- man-at-large race, Robert Bak- er leads with debts of lep. Joe Pool spent Dan Wood Named For Honor In New York Royce C. Wood, chairman ol the Board of Groce-Wearden Co las been appointed a member o: .he Advisory Committee aiid ar lonorary member of the Boarc of Directors of the U.S. Whole sale Grocers Association. The appointment came at las week's annual convention of !h high Maryland. In his suit, Ash-

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Publication: Advocate

Location: Victoria, Texas

Issue Date: April 28, 1964

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