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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - June 3, 1962, Abilene, Texas iUWlene "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES'VByron I NVWOMVOn llSf YEAR, NO. 351 ABILENE, TEXAS, SUNDAY MORNING IN FIVE SECTIONS Associated JWw ii n i -MI i 990o t" n i ___i jj 1 A H 5 Connally Wins Demo Nomination V HAPPY PAIR John Connally and his wife, Ida Nell, are a happy pair as they receive news that the Texas Election Bure au reported Connally winner of the Dem- ocratic nomination for governor. Connally kept up with the returns in his home and hea'dtjuarters in Fort Worth. (AP Wirephoto) in statewide races. They" were Preston Smith for lieutenant governor, Waggoner Carr for attorney general and. Joe Pool for eongressman-at-large. Returns Is the Texas Election Bureau at p.m. from 249 of the 254 counties, 217 complete: Governor: John Connally Don Yar- borough Lieutenant governor: Preston Smith James Turman Attorney General: Waggoner Carr Tom Reavley Congressman-at-large: Wopdrow.TBean Joe. Pool The results showed a clean sweep lor conservatives in '.he runoff. Connally, 45, a Fort Worth at- ,orney and businessman, declared :hroughout the campaign that he is a political and personal friend of President John F. Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon B. John- Connally disagreed Sen. Ratliff Wins By Votes State Sen. David Ratliff upset Rep. Truett Latimer in his own bailiwick and went on to score a victory in his race for reelection from the 24th District. Ratliff carried 10 of 13 counties, Including a surprising 316-vote margin in Lalimer's own Taylor County, in piling "P votes to for the Abilenian. The vote was complete except for about 10 to 12 votes in one small Stonewall County box. Ratliff's margin was out of Voles counted. The vote was very near the same as in the first primary, when Ratliff tallied to Lati- mer's But many first pri- mary voters did not go to the polls. The vote was nearly small- er lhan on May 5. Latimer blamed this partially for his defeat, particularly in Tay- lor County, where his total was 916 fewer than a month ago. Rat- liff meanwhile gained 362 votes above his May 5 figure in Taylor Counly. Latimer took Howard County by more than 300 votes and also won Nolan by about the same figure and Shackeli'ord (where he was born) by 35. He won Nolan and Shackelford in the first primary also but had trailed Ratliff de- NEWSINDfX ion. However, with some of the New Frontier measures, particularly Kennedy's plan for medical care for the aged and federal aid to schools. SEN. DAVID RATLIFP upseU Latimcr "I'm just so deeply grateful to all those people who worked so hard for me in this campaign, Ratliff said as he was reclectedi since December of 19o4. cisivcly there before. Meanwhile Ratliff took Taylor and Mitchell this lime after trail- ing before. WEATHER Partly and "Monday A liltle wSniwr Monday Sunday Til-It, NORTHWEST TKXASi Partly cloudy I ikllf wimcr Sunday and Mpn- day Occaslo In north Sunday Partly eloudy north t partly cloudy joulh fhrou'h Sunil nlsW. Vldrlv ihondcrjnoM'ora mainly near lire coast Sunday nd warm Monday, lliah NundM liml Himtn nidlDK 0 Ult nunrln loda IwiMI: 7i48, tier nadlM it 9 p.m.: U.M, 11 M Dtr SECTION A To Your Good Health......10 Obituaries.............. 13 Oil news...............15 SECTION B Election news...........1-2 Radio-TV logs........... 5 TV Scout............... S Dyess ptx page. 6 Amusements 8 SECTION C Women's news.........1-16 SECTION D Sports Church news............ 9 Farm news, 9-10 Stale Races Are Decided Sen. Frank Owen won re-elec- tion Saturday night to represent one of Texas' largest senatorial El Paso Midland area. The Owen-Louis Anderson race as one of the hottest legislative contests of the political season. With six of nine counties re- porting, and not enough votes out to change the decision, Owen was declared (lie winner by a to margin. In Amarillo, a 14-year veteran ___ of the House and a leader in the to the Senate post he has held i so-called liberal forces. Rep. Ted (Springer, went ;