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Denton Record-Chronicle (Newspaper) - May 7, 1972, Denton, Texas Cd Speer be Denton county lines stretch to record vote the lines were Loop Oung at least that s the Way it. Was at most of the downtown Vot ing stations in saturday s demo cratic primary and the Denton county courthouse precinct 5. A whooping registered voters went to the polls setting a new High for balloting election officials reported Sun Day morning. Top gun is on Barnes Clark look ahead to june 3 by Jim Hardin staff writer Denton county voters have trimmed the sheriff s race in half leaving incumbent Wylie h Barnes and Dan Clark the ballot for. The june 3 democrats Runoff election. Barnes led the four candidate race with votes followed by Clark with votes. Jim Chism who also made an unsuccessful bid for Denton county sheriff in 1968, received votes and Ruby Pearl Chadwick had 354 votes. The results were from 28 of the 31 Denton county voting boxes. Partial results were reported by election officials of Tho remaining three voting precincts. The top two candidates said Early sunday morning they expected a Runoff. I anticipated a Clark said. You Don t beat an incumbent of-18 years easily in a four candidate both candidates said they would conduct their Runoff campaigns about the same As prior to saturday s primary. I m just going to conduct my Campaign As Barnes said. In try to get votes and a if people want to vote for me on the. Other hand Clark said we re sure going to try hard while results from the 31 Denton county voting boxes see related stories Page a were coming in Barnes said he was working and trying to listen returns 3 at the1 sheriff s office. Clark said he spent most of his time walking the j according to the partial results Henry Jsmes a. Rosie Erwin Are scheduled to face each other in the june1 3 Runoff election for Constable of. Precinct 1. Gregory received 2.443 votes while Erwin polled tallies. Stanley red Arlington received votes Ron White George d. Bobby Jack Goin Carl Don Clements 414. Also scheduled for a Runoff election according to the partial returns Are w. D. Doug Gaston and t. Spalding race for county commissioner from precincts. Gaston led the. Five Man ticket with 785 followed by Spalding with 658 tallies other candidates in the race included c. R. Happy Salmon 631 j. L. Joy Yarbrough 401 and Weldon shorty Brown 208. Although some returns were Only partial results the Runoff election schedule is expected to stand without any changes. In uncontested Denton county c. Bill Boyd received votes for judge 16th District. Lawhon polled votes for county attorney r. Lasater received votes for county tax assessor collector. Kortnie j. Yarbrough see Runoff Page 2a number one at the top of the Golden Triangle 69th year of daily service no. 239 Denton Texas sunday morning May. 7, 1972 100 pages in 7 sections ten cents 15 cents sunday Parker cleans up state rep. Walt Parker was Busy picking up his Campaign signs saturday night As votes which showed him a Vunner Over staff photo by Tarry challenger Curtis Loveless were being counted. Parker will face Republican David Garland in the november general election. Good morning Walt Parker Wise. County Defeated a sheriff and. Collin re elected one. Stories on Psge. Index amusements 6b business news 8d classified 7-11c comics. Editorial Page 4a 6c by Jim Burnett regional editor incumbent Walt Parker built an Early Lead and challenger Curtis Loveless College support failed to make a difference in saturday s 25th disk state representative race. As partial returns tallied about 2 . Sunday rep. Par Ker Edge of More than votes with a partial unofficial total of Loveless Helen 1 with All boxes reporting either Horoscope 6b full or part Kaleidoscope 5a movie marquee 6b 12a outdoors news 5c going to continue to try to do Panorama 7a my Best for the . Happy that the people Felt confident with Par Ker said sunday morning. To regional news -.2-3b sports lr5c i m Happy that we got a real speaking of your health 9a Good turn out of voters and that town topics 2a woman s news 1-7d weather Denton and Vicinity consider Able cloudiness and scattered Thunder storms Cloudy and widely scattered thunderstorms. High sunday 69 to Low sunday night 52 to 55high monday 74 to 84. Korth Texas Weirch report morning hi9h saturday Low. To High Friday High year Aso m Low year a Sun sets today at. . Rises monday at . Rainfall in inches research station -2t Ilo. This month. .12 average .5.03 this year 6.10 la it Vear 6.09 most supported i Parker challenged by political newcomer Loveless will face Vith 8.862 votes counted. I Republican Dave Garland in Creighton was unavailable for 1 the november general elections. Inf Hari Jesse Price is far Back in balloting by Frank Kelly managing editor a state senator joined a former television Weatherman saturday in taking the measure of an eight Man Field in Chase of the democratic nomination in the 24th congressional District pacing the pack and heading for a june showdown were sen. Mike Mckool of Dallas and Dale Milford of. Grand Prairie. Near Complete returns from the sprawling mid cities District in the wee hours sunday morning showed Mccool holding a 4.soq vote Edge Over Milford. With a mandatory to determine the eventual Victor. Totals from Denton Tarrant counties showed the 52-year-old Mckool polling 24.044 votes Milford a consultant in aviation and meteorology had 20.840. Prior to announcing his candidacy at the first of the j year Milford was a weather Man broadcaster with Dallas television station Wafaa. Jesse Price the former Dallas City councilman was running a Distant third followed by Jesse Coffey of Sanger the Lone Denton county entry in the contest and Lee Goodman or. Of fort Worth. Their totals were Price. Coffey and Goodman the remainder of the Field included Lon Williams of Arlington 1.513 Jim Gilley of Dallas and Dorothy Bach of Dallas 855. Mckool pulled his heaviest i support As expected from Milford number two a Happy Frances Farenthold who will be in a Runoff for the democratic gubernatorial nomination with Dolph Briscoe emerges from her plane at the Austin Airport her husband George is behind her in the door of the plane. County Sticks with winners by John w. Moody staff writer Denton county went with the winners in the democratic Pri none of the other Gubernator Ial candidates fared nearly Asj Well in Denton county. I Briscoe Farenthold make Runoff by Egbert e. Ford associated press writer Dolph Briscoe and Frances Farenthold two persons never touched by the Sharpstown Bank Loans Stock swept their Way into a Runoff for the democratic nomination for governor in late returns from saturday s voting. At a late hour Briscoe had just under 50 per cent of the ballots counted to that Point while mrs. Farenthold had ,22.03 per cent. Going Down to a bitter defeat was gov. Preston Smith who vetoed the banking Bills that were key to the scandals but who made in the deals third Ptsche was it. Gov. Ben Barnes who never was connected with the scan dals but who apparently fell afoul of a mood of Many angry texans to change the state s top leadership. A Runoff will be needed for the most powerful office in state Lieuten an Bill Hobby. Houston Post executive and state sen. Wayne Connally brother of former gov. John Connally. Ralph Yarborough. Trying for a political comeback was forced into a Runoff for the democratic nomination for the . Senate with Barefoot Sand hers. Who ran a stronger race than some expected. Three i Noj candidates received enough vote to Force the Runoff. Mrs. Farenthold. Vassar Grad laude and a state i Dallas county while emerged on top in county. There was Only splinter of Daylight Between Briscoe pair in Tarrant county county. There was Only Ai incomplete returns Early Sun-1 sen native. Gained an unusual Jere to a. Barnes placed third with Victory by reaching the Runoff. Irv handing their support for 13409 votes followed of Preston she was handicapped by to state forerunners i Smith. 38s Robert l. Liberal Outlook in it Kyj William h Rich in spa 47 i of con Frances Bill i Serva Tive state but of All Jand Gordon f. Wills 34. Candidates was most vocal the Senate race was closer. For Reform in the state Capitol. Loveless is a Denton attorney who had his greatest strength in precincts populated by College students. While one incumbent is re turning to Austin scattered re sults in another race pointed towards run off for another. State sen Tom Creighton with All the. 17 coun ties in. The 22nd senatorial Dis Trist reporting was ahead of rep. Tom by 402 votes. Holmes forced polling 26459 votes by 2 . Sunday while Creighton had Cap tured us Camie Marsh comment but Holmes had this to say from his Granbury Home we re going to run a clean race the rest of the Way. He Creighton can stick with his dirty politics if he wants to but i think the people of the District have seen through a challenger for the District which by the 62nd legislature said he anticipated getting the Marsh vote in the run off. 22nd senatorial District includes the counties of Denton Cooke Montague Wise Jack Young Stephen Paplo Pinto of Denton polled a Distant see Creighton Page 2a Mckool commanding a slight Dav showed Briscoe Well in the j Yarborough led with 7468 and for Biscoe. It was one of the Lead. Lead with Farenthold secure in Barefoot Sanders was second greatest comeback in Texas to the second Slot. With Faical history. Tha voting like this Denton county 31 of 31 boxes with three reporting partial re turns Milford Mckool Coffey Price Goodman 881 Williams 167 Bach 150 and Gil Ley 87. Dallas county 49 of 51. Boxes Complete Mckool Milford Price cof Fey Gilley 989 Goodman 629 Bach 297 and Williams 227. Tarrant county of 36 boxes Complete Mckool Milford Goodman Price 1.615 Williams Coffey Bach 408 and Gilley 277. Other candidates in the race was Briscoe s second bid former sen. Ralph Yarborough led the ticket locally in the . We7e Hugh Wilson 782 Thomas governorship. He ran Senate race and Bill Hobby Cartlidge 443 and Alfonso fourth j1 a. Field of 10 for the was Way in front for lieutenant Ai Yeloz. 203. Governor. In the attorney general s race democratic nomination in year Preston Smith Oti Houston newspaper second and went on to Periton voters gave John Hobby was easily first j take the nomination in the run it a u i i. In nip. For Cov Luff Anh of Arlitra Trio the Edge but Only that. Place runner for lieutenant gov 1 off and e Eurc jul i uhf Unai. A _ j Briscoe easily dominated Here with Ralph hal1 chair in inn oils in the governor s set Ond and Wayne Connally election Bureau capt the close behind at third. Denton polls in the governor s race garnering a total of votes. Mrs. Farenthold the Candi and Connally 3.314. Date originally thought least other candidates were Joe senator Tom Cartlidge Barefoot Sanders election Bureau totals at . From 240 of 254 counties Hobby polled Hall 1117 Complete democratic Likely to succeed also had a Christie Bill Jones 235 wide following Here. She polled Robert e. Mccord 164 Troy see county Page Alfonso Veloz 34.110, Wil Sce voters. Page 2a referendums pass parties agree on busing democrats and republicans i Denton county agree at Lent one thing theste against forced busing of school children. In non binding ref Credus on both parties primary ballots voters were asked to vote for the Issue if they Yere against school busing and against it if they were for busing. Both parties followed the trend of statewide vote in vote1 on the c the statement in favor of a constitutional Amei dment which would pro Hibit forced busing of school children or forced consolidation of school districts solely to achieve facial with 21 of 31 voting boxes com plete Early sunday the demo cratic totals were for and 1493 against1 a statement read ing Public school student shall because of his race Creed or color be assigned to or to attend i school. This referendum applies to the required busing of. Pubic school students and pro Vides for equal Quality education for All Public school presumably most voters Fig ured out the confusingly stated referendums and voted As they actually intended to. R in another referendum on the Republican ballot Denton count ians said they Are in favor of m extra hour of Daylight during Little excitement for gop by Don Kegley staff writer rep bucans were run Ning unopposed in saturday s primary but two races did have a Rumber of vote seekers governor and . Representative for the 24th.District. A total of 549 gop ballots. Were cast in the county. In the gubernatorial Battle Albert Fay was top vote getter i with while Thomas Mcelroy was a close second with 134. Four other candidates were try ing for Republican Nomina Tion but were unable to come i Roberts a majority of the votes close to Fay and Mcelroy. State sen. Henry Grover received 97 votes David Reagan 86 votes John Hall 52 votes and see related Story. Page 10a Joseph Jenkins brought up the rear with a total of 28. Statewide the Republican race for governor saw sen. Grover take the Lead with Over votes. Mcelroy was Sec Ond with almost votes. Fay had Over and Rea Gan almost votes. County voters gave Courtney for . Representative of the 24th congressional District. He received 217 votes while his closest rival Don Reeves picked up 102. James Bond finished behind Reeves with 100 votes. George Arias and Rosa Vernon received 75 and 30 votes respectively. David p. Garland and Frank fall s were the Only candidates in. The race for state re Preston 22nd and Garland received the majority of the votes with 308. Fallis secured 149. Tallies. Sen. John Tower running unopposed for . Senate received 528 votes As the Republican nominee. Running unopposed for state treasurer Maurice Angly Cei Ved 508 votes. Jim Segrest also running unopposed for rail Road commissioner tallied up 503 votes. James n. Horn running unopposed for county chairman runs rred 491 votes. Schmitz Floyd Hamlett ambulance. Phones 282-2214 and 38743m

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