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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - May 6, 1962, Abilene, Texas "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRUNDS YOUR WORLD EXACTLY IT Connally Leads; Yarborou Gov. Daniel 3rd; Cox Leads GOP By ROBERT E. FORD Amttlittt PKM Staff Witter John Connally, Fort Worth law yet, took a substantial lead in the six-man field Saturday nigh in the race for Democratic nomi- nation for governor of Texas Don Yarborough, young Houston attorney, vaulted into second place. Yarborough, 36, backed by lib- eral elements Including most of organized labor, shot ahead of veteran 'politician Price Daniel who was seeking nomination his fourth term. At that point, partial returns were included in the count from the vote-heavy cities of Fort Worth; Dallas and Sao Antonio, but not from Houston. Yarborough, no relation to Sen. Balpn Yarborough, D-Tex., de- clined to be called a liberal des- Race track betting legislation: For against 103.014. Abolishing poll tax: For 980, against Republican: Governor: Jack Cox Roy Whiteenburg 3.0J4. Lieutenant Governor: Kellis Di- brel! Bill Hayes Congressman at large: Des Barry Giles Miller Joe Phillips Race track betting: For Abolishing poll tax: For part: For For pile his liberal backing. He said be was a conservative in want- ing to preserve free enterprise. With a substantial but still not complete count of the estimated 15 million ballots, Connally held a definite lead in the six-man race. Jack Cox, who bid for the Democratic gubernatorial nomi- nation two years ago, had a large against Padre Island national 'or against 649. Padre Island state park: ,304, against 555. No Padre Island park: ,560, against In at least two large cities, Houston and San Antonio, voters still were lined up when polls dosed. The law permits those in line to ballot after the polls technically closed. Incumbents took leads in con- gressional races. Only in "one race, the Seventh District, did 'the' incumbent ap- pear to be in trouble. Rep. John Dowdy trailed. Results for one U.S. House race percentage of the Republican votes counted in that party's each primary had sixth Texas primary in history. CONNALLY AND WIFE VOTE IN FORT WORTH ex-Navy secretary jumps in front early 5 Polaris Subs ATHENS, Greece (AP) The promised more when they go in Western allies approved a U plan Saturday to share atomic creU. Then, to bolster defens the United States .assigned fi missile-carrying Polaris subrn rinet to the Atlantic Alliance a Checks Tale SNYDEB