Jack Zubik -- Candidate for Congress

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Candidates Make Bids For Votes Before Limestone County People The crowd was small—about 90 at the most. However, candidates minced no words about how they stand on critical issues of the day as they took advantage of Thursday Thursday night's political rally in the city auditorium to make a bid for votes in the May 2 Democratic Democratic primary. Among political aspirants there were Jack Zubik, Lee Parker, Dewey Lafoy, Russell Richardson, John Clay, A. B. (Jep) Sims, Jeff Russell, Connor Connor Spivey, W. B. Duke, Ixwis Patke, Charles Barker, and Jack Hawkins. Dick Chenault, Democratic Executive committee committee chairman, presided at the rally. Candidates ueeklng the office of constable, precinct 4, who spoke, were Lee Parker and Dewey Lafoy. "I would appreciate appreciate your vote in helping me to secure this office," Mr. Parker Parker said. Four Young Men Are Hired To Rob Banks At Houston HOUSTON, Tex. (AP) - Police Police said a 27-year-old bridegroom bridegroom from Las Vegas, Nev., signed a statement today admitting admitting he plotted to loot four suburban banks with help' from unsuspecting aides, hired through the Texas Employment Commission. i Lt. Joe Singleton identified! the admitted matter mind as John L. Burke, a writer honeymooning honeymooning here with his wife. used the name Charles Hudson, had collected one "payroll" o about $12,000 delivered by one of his messengers. 2. A second messenger was intercepted by police just as he was about to drive off from a Spring Branch bank with $10,064 in a bag. 3. Police had pulled in all the four innocent hands who shared a single question: "What's it all about?" They were later re- Officer* nabbed Burke, in *n leased be early mornmg raid on the couple's apartment. They found |10,6B4 in a brown bag and in Burke's billfold. Authorities said he will charged with robbery. Police quoted Burke as telling telling them the four messengers he sent to various banks were innocent pawns in his scheme. Four young men thinking they were picking up payrolls for their new boss, took sealed messages to women tellers at the four banks Friday. The messages falsely warned the women their children were being held hostage. They were ordered to fill up a money bag with bills if they wante to see their children again. When the scheme had run its 4. The mastermind of the robberies robberies had disappeared with the 12,000 yielded by a frightened eller at the Belfort State Bank Mr. Lafoy said he looks on the job of constable "as a big obligation," and added that if he was elected, "I will fulfil this office right. I believe if you're going to do a job, you should do it fully. 1 can do you a good job as constable." Among talks made by candidates candidates on the county level was one by Charles Barker, seeking the state representative's office. office. "I'm a lifelong Democrat. I vote a straight Democratic ticket," and added: "I know >n my heart that the Demo cratic Party is the party most concerned with educating our children and for the well being >f everyone. "I have loyally and faithfully •erved my country, my state, the Democratic Party and am i man who will give to you 'oyal, faifth service if you elect me to the office of state representative." Louis Patke, another candidate candidate for state representative, .old the assembly that he can "provide a good, strong voice is your state representative. 1 better oppose educa- a state who used an 18-year-old boy to ake $5,680 from a bank in Lai fegas, Nev., March 12. A similar ruse was used sue- essfully in Pensacola, Fla., ast July. The unsuccessful robberies riday were at the Harrisburg National Bank, the MacGregor Park National Bank and the Spring Branch bank. Two of the women tellers said someone nosing as an advertis- ng or survey man had telephoned telephoned their and got the course: 1. The mystery man, who CITY BEAT children — apparently for the hreat notes. Each note claimed to hold a son or daughter of a bank teller as hostage, but the four were ound safe in their classrooms. Three of the messengers were arrested and the fourth, who did •y JOHN MOM We're going to have a town full of trees yet. Two more small oak trees were planted Police said ' ertainly was 'Hudson" almost the same man homes names recently of their Hate rights, tion, and will ncome tax. Mr. Patke declared he is against a hike in the state sales tax." Jack Hawkins, still another candidate for state representative, representative, said he had found "a itable, wholesome type of citizenship citizenship in the three-county a•ea a•ea (limestone, Freestone and Palls) during my campaign. 'I have found that although America is in the middle of ihe space age, citizens of the 27th Legislative District have Jieir feet planted firmly on the ground. They all want indecision indecision to end in our governments governments on all levels." Hawkins concluded Mr. by not actually surrendered deliver his voluntarily tearing a radio report about the three other banks. All four said they had been tired as messengers after filing applications with the Houston office of the Texas Employment saying that "problems on state and national levels can be solved solved by using common sense. W. B. Duke, another state representative candidate, pledged pledged to the people that "if elected, elected, I'll support any bill to help blasted loan sharks and pledged "my all-out support to schools for the handicapped." Mr. Kuke promised that "1 will go to Austin to represent all the people of my district. I ask for your support." Jack Zubik, seeking the position position of Congressman, Sixth Congressional District, declared 'I would like to see the office of Congressman returned to you-the people," and added that he maintains " a home in Bryan after a n tf,e time. My opponent does not. "I'm a lifelong Democrat,' he said, and added that "my opponent voted against the recent recent tax cut bill. He was absent absent when the important wheat

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  1. The Mexia Daily News,
  2. 26 Apr 1964, Sun,
  3. Page 1

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