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Advocate (Newspaper) - August 27, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 119th 112 TELEPHONE HI 6-HS1 VICTORIA, TEXAS .THURSDAY, AUGUST 27, 196') established IBIS POSTAL Ora Lee Reynolds, librarian at Victoria Bronte Public Library, holds o letter with only "For Books" written on it but. enclosed was.a bill. Postmarked Houston, it bore eight one-cent stamps, but no clue as to who sent it. The money will be used in Hie purchase of a new set of encyclopedias to replace the more than 10-year-old volumes now in use. Mrs. Rey- nolds is standing by a new coin bank display which in less than a month collected includ- ing a bill. Bronte member, Mrs, George Shields designed (he display. (Advocate Photo) Miami Spared By MIAMI, Fla. (AP) Hurfi-] Cleo already h; cane Cleo, its peak winds re- limn 70 persons during its tour vised downward to M miles an of the Caribbean. 30 Cents Demos Nominate Johnson, Humphrey by Acclamation Balloons Interrupt Nominating Texas Leads Dcmonslralion ATLANTIC CITY ans pulled all the stops Wednes- day night in celebrating the nomination of President John- son for the 1W4 Democratic standard bearer. But they had balloon trouble. flight in the midst of Gov John Connally's nominating speech a barrage of red, while md blue balloons carrying the sign, "New York for LBJ All .be unexpectedly floated o the ceiling. The ensuing ap- plause forced Connally lo inlet- his oratory. Win! Balloon Later, as the Texas standard I ed thc demonstration parade, lirough (he aisles thc big sis :oot in diameter balloon lied lo .he standard broke loose and hour but still packing 111 n il -M- .X- _l J_ llu OKltllltlLU IM UKV lUObU VAW iiiiilfly mnnliers al (liiystrr. crunparcd with a I Ci-iirral Molors and lir..'10't at l-'nul. Current (lirec-ypar con- trncts with all of Ihc Dig Three i-xjiirr. nl midnight ilrxl and most (Sec BALLOONS, I'agc 15) is expected soon, he said if tion. II p.m. today at Victory School! cafeteria, with n dance lo start al p.m. Lnpc Kojas, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mikr of Victoria resting well at Meth- odist Hospital in Houston after an accident Clue Zfrjacks and John Howard of San An- tonio doing some mountain climbing in Ihe Grand Tctons and finding the snow pretty deep Dr. C. Monticr admitting that every part on bis automobile made z noise, with thc exception of his horn Ifarvcy and Shirley Spies "I don't think anything can be done until a citation is served the he said, noting that this would not be done until after the petition is signed. Shakespeare Fete Panel Calls Project 'Bargain9 ranu- jc (lien. By TOM K. AdvnciUc Staff Writer Texas firms sold us clothing at coslicabinel shop provided vital :iml cleaning firm did Ipcnlry and woodwork, a coffee urovirlr Victoria in Victoria .Shake- our dry-cleaning free, just fur I firm and a soft drink firm prat-: ion with thc n-irWi Festival Inc. should .tjaiiy lheir "so ing mwlermorf again at a two-month summer session The grammar grades will ifiiccl for hour and a half every afternoon aflcr classes ,3 I A I HUM I'; arc dismissal at (he public -------------------------------_ .schools. High school students will attend classes on Monday, from p.m. until p.m. and junior bjyh students will meet on Tuesday, at the same (hours. l.iiynwn lhc parish will Ihe religious inst itlil Sweeping Triumph Predicted AciTplancr Speech Due ATLANTIC CITY, (API Democrats in national con- vention nominated Lyndon Johnson for president Wednes- day night and then Sen. Iliiherl H. Humphrey of Minnesota lor thc vice presidency. This is Hie one-two punch that will go against the Heptiblli'an duo of Barry Goldwaier and Willinin 10. Miller on Ihe politi- cal battlefield of I'ftl. They promised to deliver a rousing victory in November. Mo Dissent Jubilant, (hi! Democrats nom- inated Johnson by acclamation without a voice heard in dissent. Then it wan Humphrey's turn, by reason of a lap on Uie shoulder [rum Ihc President. H was acclamation for him, loo. Johnson strode in triumph into (iic convention to thank II lor the honor it gave him and stir up a tremendous roar of ipproval wilh the thundered "1 will he with you tomorrow n begin the march toward an ivcrwhclming victory for our jarly and for our nation." Iliillnlay Parly Thursday iiu comes hack to icccnt his nomination formally mcl tnkc parl in a gigantic jonrdwalk parly celebrating his Mlh birlhday. Humphrey's ac- ccplance speech was put over until Thursday night, also. Johnson visited the scene nl his greatest political triumph lot on his own behalf hut to (ell (lie party loyal he minted Hum- ihrcy (or ,1 running male. "If you select he said, 'you can proudly say lo thc people, this is not a sectional choice. This is not ncrely just a way to balance ho ticket. This is simply the > man in America for this ob." Drli'gales Agree. Tlic noise thai remark stirred seemed to make, it certain he convention delegates igreed. They had figured Hum- phrey for the vice-presidential spat all along. IJul Johnson didn't tip his hand on Ihe pick he made unlil Wednesday afternoon. He .sum- moned Humphrey lo Washing- ton and let out thc secret just before the two flew to Atlantic City lo pass il on to lhc conven- tion. The President took over the rostrum in Convention Hall all- 'er his own nomination had been approved. "In (he last three he said, "Ihc noble who arc delegates to tins convention iliave made a great start toward j a great Democratic victory. You have built a platform on which I am promt lo stand, a platform built on solid pcrfor- tnnncc anil framed Eor a future (if prosperity and This auditorium the world's largesl was crammed so (St-f DKMOS, Page 15) No Encephalitis Cases Reported in This Area "Slay ill home This .short bit of advice is nl- the bite of the female culcx mosquitoes. The c-ulc.x is found was billion. It billion in Mlfhi. mllce said. "Bui il cloudy Thursday and bankers contributed cash, I? High Thursday 01-102. 'the concession stand netted'5 Heed pointed out that no "calth ls Beeping a wary eye have been rcporled cither in noted, add- ;