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   Advocate (Newspaper) - August 23, 1964, Victoria, Texas                                THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 15 319th 108 TELEPHONE HI VICTORIA, TEXAS, SUNDAY, AUGUST 23, 1964 Established 1315 44 Pages Platform Preamble List Demo Deeds ATLANTIC CITY, N. J. (AP) Democratic platform proclaimed Satur- day that the Kennedy-Johnson administration lias given the nation four years of "unprecedented by a political party, but by a people." The Platform Committee issued a word "preamble" section of the platform to be presented to the Democratic National Convention for approval Tues- L Officially titled "An Accounting of it contained no County Budget Hearing Scheduled Monday at 10 day night. plunks but boasted of: strengthening the na tion's armed might, meeling ev- ery Communist challenge of force, culling defense costs, and "brightening Ihe outlook for peace." Keeping Pledge Us I960 pledge of a 5 per cent yearly economic growth, nearly double Ihe aver- age of the eight preceding Re- publican years, and providing "the longest peacetime expan- sion in our history." 3.9 million jobs in years, and culling unem- ployment from 6.5 per cent in January 1961 lo 4.0 per cent last month. "boldly and direclly to eliminate waste and duplica- tion" in government, reducing Ihc federal budget, and elimi- nating government work- ers in the past fiscal year. Democracy Landmark the "greatest civ- il rights measure in the hislory of the American called by lhe platform writers a "land- mark of democracy." The real platform Ihe promises on which Democrats will campaign in Ihe November presidenllal election will he issued Sunday, the Platform Committee said. H will include the results of the 102-member committee's effort to find agreement on a civil rights plank which will not split the party. Committee sources forecast success; bul a floor fight at next [reconvene Monday tor a look 2J. week's convention remains aial a bulky stack of over 100] The session, lirst since possibility. 'felony cases and to listen lo'the when over 100 cases Guadeloupe Battered by Vicious Cleo Puerto Rico Now in Palh Rival Delegations Swap Accusations A public hearing on Vic- toria County's 19135 budget, marked nry increases for nearly all elected officials and a ID per cent ftcrobs-llic-board raise lor all county em- ployes, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday by Hie coun- ty commissioners court. The salary increases, with other minor adjustments, will be accomplished with no increase In the present county tax rale of SI. 14 on the valuation. Budgeted expenditures will be in- creased from a total of in 1961 lo GtiD.02 in 19S5, but (he usual growth in county valuations and income from other .sources will liohl at Ihc present rate. Included In the budget is provision for paying in lime warrants issued by the county as part of Die cost of acquiring Llic city's half of the court- house block for a new coun- ty olficc and courts build- ing. Van H. Howard, San An- lonio public finance consult- ant, has advised the com- missioners court Dial Ihc county couM issue up to in bonds without any increase in tlie current tax A bond issue is expected to develop out of the new building plans, al- though plans and specifica- tions arc yet (o be dis- cussed. 100 CASES Grand Jurors Meet Monday Victoria County Grand Jurors at police headquarters on June Cite List arguments of a disgruntled fa- presented to the ic platform pledges of 1960, and rmmle each with what the committee described as Ihe ac- tual accomplishment. "The lime has come for lhe people (o measure our perform- ance against our Ihc first-inslallmnl statement said. "We welcome the corapari-: son; we see it. impaneled to serve tlie spring-] About summer term of court, will LBJ Signs Bill to Pare Meat Imports WASHINGTON (AP) Presi- elude consideration of a variety of cases including those alleg- ng murder, arson, theft cases involving large am property and charges from a trail of destruction lefl at two schools. Twenty three cases were passed from the May session .intil Monday. The police headquarters fra cas will be the reason for James A, Watkins1 appearance, sched- uled for the latter part of the week. He is seeking a Grand Jury probe into the events re- designed in part lo rebut the the House and Senate last Tucs-suiting in his son, David Wal- "For the record is one of foundent Johnson signed Saturday years of unrelenting effort andllegislalion thai will keep meal nol by a political parly, but by a-jmporls 15 per cent below last people." iyear's record level. The declaration clearly wasi The bill was passed by both Republican charges emhod-day and led in a full section of the GOP House, platform of "weakness before erosion of Allied scnl lo the While unity, vacillation ahroad mismanagement at home. -Some Omissions and MIAMI, Fla.  wno wiu. exhibit his Irained Breed Jr., publicist for the Shetland pony. He has appcar- vcrsa'ion lilchard Ball) one of the moro enthuslaslic youths, anxious lor school to begin. to lhe regular officials have Bach performance begins with a colorful grand wcrc p.m. 1UUCU uvunia. nave i' JUI vi.1 in lined up several crowd pleasing .entry. All horsemen are invited ,Salurday but Mh specially ads including Ken-to participate in the grand after receiving emcr- evont. "That means Ihere will in many other rodeos lo issue in bonds and f ftU! ftCllOTl UOCb C'JJIHi Olliail: II Hi mui I in j iflhlifwav rpnuirerl fnr HP! as thousands o! fans calf roping by Dee Harkey. that he will provide a similar: iropolcj Highway 59 freeway find out f'riciayi Breed said (hese young con- sportsmanship award this The issue carried by an 61 margin. A tolal of 'allots were cast in the much- iiscussed election. The two big city boxes pro- ided the heaviest margins for he bond eleclion victory. The northside box counted 232 for and 100 against, while the south- side box provided a 305-114 margin. Here are the other box tolals: La Salle, II for, 4 against; La Ward, 26 (or, 5 against; lanado, 130 for, 41 againsl; Cordele, 16 for, 8 againsl; Mo- rales, 12 for, 12 againsl; Navi- dad, 10 for, 7 against; Carancu- hua, 10 for, 7 againsl; Vander bill, 24 for, 4 against; Arenosa 0 for, 9 againsl. Francilas, 3 for, 10 against; Lolita, 22 for, 10 against; Eas Morales, 7 for, 11 againsl; Lit lie Kentucky, 4 for, 8 against Cross Roads, 19 for, 9 against absentee, 6 for, 2 against. Olympic Star Nudged Toward Parking Orbit WASHINGTON (AP) In'tions relay system was also something akin lo a pushhalliworking well, playing back the .gnmc in space, scientists Star Spangled Banner beamed Ill Jill I, I nudged a man-made slar Satur- at it from Guam by the com- juri toward Us intended goal munitions ship KJngsporl d in auto acciden early a seemingly slationary orbit! The intended orbit Is wcre some miles above abovo Ihc Equator near o earth. [spot over the International The National Aeronautics and Dateline. :e Admlnlslralion reported Although the satellite will be je some 875 arena trips pilling 
                            

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