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   Advocate (Newspaper) - November 3, 1964, Victoria, Texas                                Iflth 180 THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE TELEPHONE in 5-Hil _____VjCTQRiA, TEXAS, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER INUVttMHKK 3> m, IM, County Joins Nation in Balloting Today Record Vote Indicated Locally Polls Open From 8 lo 7 BARRY GOLD WATER Implement Purchase By City Questioned With a record number of nvcrj j persons eligible (o vole, I Vidorla County citizens go to, (he polls tit 31 separate voting boxes Tuesday in national, state, district and local-level conlesls. 1'olls will open al 8 a.m. and close al 7 p.m. Election officials urged coun- ty residents to vote as early in the day as possible (o avoid wailing In "lasl-niiniile" linos expected (o develop liko Ihose of four years ago. They also emphasized that; early voting will facilities thai counting of the paper ballols) >y the precinct eleclkm Judges! and their workers. Counting Handicapped Counting may begin during' the day, but no returns can be. released until after the polls close al 7 p.m. Counling was' landicapped four years ago' vhen a last minute rush j swamped election workers. More qualified voters than ever before and a record ab- sentee vote indicate that Vic- toria County iniglil set an all- dine record as far as tolal vole is concerned. Four years ago lire vote was or an csti-l___ mated 85 per cent of the eligible voters in the county. The absentee vote thai closed i Friday was 685. compared to in 1960. I Poll Tax Receipt An it takes to vote is a cur- I rent poll tax receipt or excmp- certificate. An additionall LBJ, Barry Wind Up Bitter Duel 71 Million Sect! PRESIDENT LYNDON JOHNSON 2.5 Million Texas Voters Due To Cast Ballots Today n J "cm'-v field said that Writer .sells Oliver equipment. ind _Kupported by three local im- Both Mayor Pro Tern C. "as soon as we (to pdsons are eligible to vole) DALLAS nationalUmMic ai on the national portion of campaign, with roots since Iho f1'00'3' Provisions sinking deep into (he Lone Star of I'rcsid in lor he l..d welded -i (tiiu o sident K'nncdv, bad as H had new j WASHINGTON f AP) Presi- dent Johnson ami Sen. Hurry Cioldwuter wound up their long, billcr campaign Monday night, cadi stressing that Tuesday's election offers a fateful choice for Americans and the world. Then with (lie sound and fury jqf thousands of miles' and mil- lions of words behind them, they j heart for home (o await the ver- !dic( of an estimated 71 million (American voters which would !be a record turnout. Until Johnson nml Goldwater 'know all the national polls point [to a victory for Uie President, Imany even predicting a land- slide. Johnson hopes for a j triumph more smashing than j Franklin D. Roosevelt's in 1936. 1 Concede 2 States His aides will concede lo Goldwiiler only the (wo Deep (Southern stales of Mississippi jand Alabama and in Uie lat- ter the President's name isn't jevcn on Uie ballot. The Republican presidential candidate, however, says he doesn't believe the polls 'and is predicting the "upset of Uie century" Tuesday. His lieuten- ants say be has a chance b every slate except Massachu- setts, Connecticut, Rhode Is- land, Alaska and Hawaii. And in a speech before a rally Monday in San Francis- co where lie won the GOP presidential nomination two months and miles ago jGoldwalor told the audience: 'Up to You' "Tomorrow, i( will be up lo you. Tomorrow is (lie day that iyoii can prove that you still run not h computers, none of these." scheduled a to ays of nyi! abolition of didn't want lo bear a expected 2.5 million Te.xans Johnson and Goldwater each licnn slronglnld for Oct. lit but landslides. stressed in his last day of cam- made ready to ballot. canceled his because of tin pnignmg tlial fie would preserve Hie city's bid specifications, and council on (lie basis of Eisenhower curried t the vehicle also fron the1 the firsl'Tcxan in history to were below the stated ll s he callous called for liniment (Sec PURCHASE, Page 5) ment of" minimum renuirenient lo "le implc- TT according to the irm.lemenl !'cc rcllcalcl1 lhc Kotu! dealers, and (hat the 'tractor tt'as T O IA- n, "John, you goofed I O Me DlSCUSSCf. Way the implement that tin- "tractor siibseriiicijlly purcliasecl from slate vuuiiiy-, imam I 1 'hree Altered, level precinct on the big show, Te.xans found A.IVOCUI, a major baffle flaring over the POINT COMFORT A Commissioner ,U. S. Senate seat. Also al issu- lio" Dike gave way The most important is was llle political complc for the delegation the heal "i woiimis o: me campaign and I H rk v me unity of (he peo- paiiiciiliirly "-i-zuiis who Wuiitiplc" less federal 150V( rnraent. j Tlie nation, he said, "cannot If civil rights was an issue in endure in bitterness 'he stale it urrrly was an wi-J r; t. spoken one, although Goldwater: .'tllst1 hoped to split some southern i his ____......._ stales away from the Francis- al ii-sbe "on of Dike gave way at with his sland (hat as flrst one- ixion of 'con's Point Comfort Operations is not committed to just spoken mill about noon Monday, allowing lhe'" segregation or, "lc llrst speech of .1 
                            

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