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   Advocate (Newspaper) - November 4, 1964, Victoria, Texas                                THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 119th 181 TELEPHONE HI 5-HS1 VICTORIA, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, Kslallllslieil 1316 16 Cents Johnson Rolls Up Smashing Victory In National, State, Local Landslide County Backs Lyndon, Dems Victoria County voters sent President Lyndon 15 Johnson back to ihe White House Tuesday by a mai .gin of victory almost 3-1 [jreatc'r than it guvc the laic John Kennedy in lllu'6. With out of ;ji precincts complete early Wednesday. Johnson had (i.MXi voles lo for Sen. (joitjivaier. In IMO Ken- medy carried Victoria County by only Llt'-t voles. Tuesday's voting gave Gold- water only five small county on the basis of boxes re- porting complete and those giving the President a wide lead over his opponent. Hush Trails Of all the Republican tes, George Bush fared best his contest with Ken. Ralph Yarborough but still trailed the by some tlUO votes. il voles to for Hush. Konner Dallas Mavor Karle (l liov- Mm VomrMy rolled np Cabell crushed Republican "lc Stalest margin of victory liruc- Algor's bid for a sixth lerm as represenlative of the heavily-populalcd Dalhis County Dislrict in the party's major breakthrough. Coupled with the defeat of Republican Kd Foreman, the in- cumbent, the Grand Old Party nic'c far suffered a political .setback Ihat unj Joc over caught even optimistic Demo- Bl" lo :t.255 lhe crals by surprise, congressman at large race. Thompson won re-election in Texas GOP .Loses Seals In House uv un: ASSWLYI ru pursN Texas Democrats ousted the state's two Hi'pLiblLcan Ilou.se members Tuesday night in a fimtiislie congress] cm a! coup that swept all 23 seats inlo had democratic column. GOP Dealt Stiff Blow In Texas Yarboroiiiih Heals Bush W. S. in what was 1 to he about 80 per cent of the Victoria County vote. Clark W. Thompson was a close second with 7.082 votes in Republican Foreman, the in- -f (llc stiilcwklc Dcm. and was returned to begin his ocralic slate won consecutive year as Com-'ing Gw- Connally anil missioner of Precinct S. iCongressman-at-Large Joe 1 ool Caraway. 7U, defeated Sand- in tllcir bids. m mi .tssoo.virl) I'm ss President Lyndon B. Johnson swept Texas' 25 electoral votes' into his pocket Tuesday nighl and carried the statewide Dem- ocratic slate with him in one of the smashing political victories of modern times. His Texas triumph compared with those of Franklin D. lioose-j veil when he was manufactur- ing landslides in the ISBOs and It was a crushing defeat for Ihe Republican Party in Texas Loses House Seals The GOP lost its treasured two U.S. House seals in stun-, ning upsets. And the GOP failed in its one, big pinpointed to un- seal liberal Democratic Sen. Caraway, the prairie Yarborough. schooner steamroller, flattened In addition to the Johnson and Republican opponent M. V. Yarborough victories, the re- S. CARAWAY Caraway Ile-Elected 5 With Ease LYNDON li. .JOHNSON' WATCHING RETURNS the tltli District. for Sinilh Hid Foreman. :iU, an Odessa oil company executive, was de- feated by lil Paso attorney Preston Smith polled Richard C. While, a conscrva- voles for lieutenant governor to live Democrat making his first for Horace Houston. Republican U.S. House mem- bers Bruce Alger of Dallas and ttd Foreman of Odessa were ibeatcn by Democrats Earle Caraway, the oldest member and Richard White in the; AUSTIN, Tex, of the Commissioner's Court in mosl SCrions setbacks the GOP ,ienl Johnson, bofer by a margin of 125 voles, excluding the unreportcd ab- sentee totals. President Delays Claim to Victory LBJ Shatters GOP Bastions WASHINGTON (API Lyndon Baines Johnson won the presidency in bis own right Tuesday nighl with a rock-crusher victory that battered down Barry CioldwriUT and the oldest, strongest Republican bastions in the nation. It was the landslide victory Johnson wanted, fousUit tor and predicted for himself and his vice- president niiinini; male, Hubert W. Humphrey. H began in the border states, faltered a bit in the South, then swept through New England, the East, I the Midwest and on into California one of Gold- Hvater's "must" states. Even Maine and Vermont broke with the past and went Democratic. This wn.s the picture: With 270 electoral voles needed lo win. Johnson bad racked up from He was ahead in ti others, with: 2ii electoral votes. KeiUing Defeated Goldwater had won 5 slates .and '17 electoral votes. He led in 2 others his home slate of Ari- zona, which has 5 electoral ami in Idaho, with 4. On popular votes, Johnson had Goldwaler, This gave Johnson more than til per cent of the major; party vole. It "was New York State, with ELECTION IN BRIEF NATIONAL 79 per cent: Johnson 7; Coldwaler STATE Democratic, Republican, Con- stitution in that order: President: Lyndon Johnson would be voted into the While Longress-a -larye: Joc Fool House. New York also threw out 1.WU42 Jack Cnehton Republican Kenneth li. Keating John Williams incuni- of boUl ilg? aml of have suff subdued but pleased, said Tuesday night the parties given by old friend political associates, was j UIUU1V.I Ul l.n; nnv. the Senate to replace him. lcss' Mussivc Victory Attorney General: Waggoner Can- 478.330, John Trice Goldwaler. Robert S. Calvert, stale com- Sandhofer, appearing in his his plat Cabell did not openly woo the won easily over Dal-first race for a public office, form Of p c c, security, favor of the national Democrat- Calmes Jr. by a margin of made iiis besl showing al and Mrs. Johnson, at his side as Asked if he was about loathe way. iinake a victory statement, the! "9 parlayed promises 01 ic lickc'l but wa.> not considered anti-Johnson. Demo Lamlslhlc Tfie first visions of a Demo- cratic landslide developed well before midnight as McAllcn al- lortiey Fligio dc la won Kemper City, where hs battled helped sweep (h Caraway to a 23-23 standoff. Democratic office rest of the seekers along li.S'JO lo 2.KJ9. Jim C. Langdon polled voles lo for Don Klanagan The incumbent showed a wjth in the race for railroad com- thumping majority at Ihc four Tuesday's day of disaster for missioner, and Jack Pope won other boxes, however, includ- Texas Republicans left only over T. Kennedy for Jus- ing a fili-14 margin at McFad- onc Of number holding of the Supreme Court, din- Other boxes gave Cara- elective John Democrats Treasurer: Jesse James Tighten Crip i On voles which .saw T. E. Kennerly on a big scale. School Fund Amendment: Ap- proval against Amend- aillbt mug male, Son. Hubert 11. Hum- turns al House races (domoc firsti by district 1. Wright Patmau William Junes 2. Jack Brooks I' Greco H. l.indley Heckworil1 James 1. Hay Itolicrls llanfield 4.K34. 5. Knrle Cabell 77.IE Alger Slt.inn. li. Olin Teague (See MOl'SK. NOlc D emos Council Meeting Called To Slutlv Citv I3urcliases drive next yea- for some post- poned Johnson programs, such as hcallh care for (he aged, metre economic aid to depressed areas and legislation to help solve city problems. Chamber Reiecls Plan j For Area Organization 100.J18 Texas Concrete, ti- 4, and Kacv vcsitlonce, l.NDKX liny Kiicster noting a Mexican eagle on llie roadside belwern Cuero and Victoria C, I1', lloff anil Al. .M. Weischwill of ''ompleli Vorklown in town iness for lourists and for their church Ili'li 1'iilll lleriinu visiting Holary Clnb as a guest w of II. II. Smilli Jr. Mrs. )-'rauci.s JnliiisHii nf in lown to represent her ('handier! of Commerce the David WL" lloslrrs of Taylor, formerly of Victoria, running inlo friends in Austin and sending back here Airs. Clinl due home from an Arkansas vis-i il loday Dr. C. S. Bingliaiu[ Continued Democratic control of Ihc Senate was quickly as- snred. With 40 holdover semi- llv I.'ITI' sidered a minimum specifica- lors. the parly needed lo win lly I1K.MIY JH. Ai'lvocaie Sl'iiff Wi iii-r lion. only 11 of the ItttH races. Most Advocate Slaff Writer Mavor Kemper Williams ,lr (iarage Siipl. Halph Brown Hepublican senatorial candi- Directors of the Victoria said Tuesdav Ihat he will call said Tuesday the difference dales were running bctle.r than Chamber of Commerce in ex- necial City Council meeting amounted to about one horse- Sen. Rany Goldwater, the GOP eculive session Tuesday after- p m Wednesihv for a power presidential nominee, but not noon turned thumbs down lo an Three Democratic iiKiinv bcnls apparently won rc-clec lion commissioners of Drain- age Dislricl No. Tuesday. "With three city boxes still in- 1 a.m. Wednesday, the counl gave Carl A. Johnson, __ Louis and H. M. lluhhs lead of over I1KI voles over their opponi'iits, Joseph ci't'v's 'Meanwhile, Ilrown and other well to wrest away con- invitation to participate in Harris and practices and thai city officials said that Gulf trol from the President's proposed area organization Mig- J. Vrnilkncr. Wanls ''evervone'lo be Ihcrc 'I'riick and Tniclor Co.. which In the single Senale race at- gested by Ihe Cuero Chamber vole leader ,hc vvho wm. handles Intcrnalional Harvester (See IHO.MOS. Page up (here complaining" at has ilsclf sold-...... regular council ses- lo Ihe oily which nol meel Ihe exacl specidca-, was a reference, pro-lions. P lo John Duran and llrowu said the city bought aOUlU rMlMl II I I'ncncr of Gulf Truck and cab anil chassis from I scum Tractor Co., liud Sulterficld, lo- Gulf Truck and Tractor Co. "on! CUKKO Democrat representative for Inlerna- purchase order No. lional llarvcsler Co., and Hen- 11-7-O.H" under >s-as followed by I'ozzi with 1.2IH, llobbs wilii Faulkner with wilh 1.IVI3, and Harris Thi'i' arc 11) of Comiiiercc. In a statement issued In mem- bers of Ihe press following the closed discussion on the malu-i', Ihe board said the local cham- ber "is and always will be in favor of area cooperation and J. TV progress. 410, dated Newman of Cuero Tuesday won "The Snnlli Texas Chambei resounding victory over Hc-'of Commerce is an urea organi- Jit. a cooperation is ablished WI'ATHEK Partly cloudy Wednesday through Thursday, with show- ers and scattered thunder- showers over about 30 per cent of the area. Cooler Wednesday and Wednesday night, with southerly winds 12 lo 22 m.p.h. early Wednesday, shifting lo northerly 12 to 22 m.p.h. Expected Wednesday temperatures: Low 65, high 78. Central Texas: Parity cloudy with showers and lliinv dcrshnuers Wednesday and Thursday. High Wednesday 72- Temperatures Tuesday, High W, low 67. Tides (Port Lavaca Port O'Connor Lows at a.m. and p.m., highs at p.m. and a.m. Thurs- day. llarometric pressure at sen Lullier llnll Mr. fmtl Mrs. inn readied on an ailjoining ed had n 1 ID-cubic Inch engiin', cations (Sreg Knnills calching on viv launching pad, is to he fired IIm snid, adding thai i "And Ihey d Hint; nil n day nil. 'Inter in Ihc month. a ICi.Viiich slipiilalion con-' .liiln'l even submit (Sec COUNCIL, t'ngc 11) 't J ii'iis i (two I'HIX.S New-solutions among other Ur.imber Sunset Wednesday sun- plans for Ihc 01- rise Thursday I1IUII, Jacolxs, ilVL belie the most effective (See PLAN, I'ugc II)   

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