Jack Zubik -- Limestone Demos Adopt '64 Budget
Limestone Demos Adopt 64 Budget | > I GROESBECK (Spl.) — Theicounting the absentee box, Limestone County Democratic ion supplies, office expense and!^ Monday Executive Committee adopted a budget, set the time and sites of precinct and county county conventions, assessed filing fees of candidates and deter mined the order of the names in which they will appear on the ballots in the first Democratic primary May 2. The Committee adopted 'a budget of $4,271. Estimated op crating costs, according to J. R. (Dick) Chenault, county Demo cratic chairman, are as follows: $76.50 for each of 10 precencti which had less than 200 people voting in each during the last election; $169 for each of four precincts which had betweer 200 and 500 voters. Also, $275 for each of three precincts with over 500 voters. There will be additional expenses expenses during this year's election, including pay for all judges clerks and other personnel necessary necessary to hold an election Other items include $100 for lault. The committee also endorsed i plan for assessment of filing ees for all candidates, based on an assessment of seven and; one-half per cent of 1 dates' salaries. This assessment -•omprises the budget. Each candidate will be as- sessed seven and one-half per i^oo^vj ocvtu aiiu vii^-iidii ijv^i . , , . . . , parent of his salary, except where he State Legislature has a fix?d fix?d assessment by law. Broken down, the assess- Limestone Liquor Control Holcomb thefi.xed: tee 'by"the Sta'te"Legislature of $10- for State Board of Educa [t lion, $fi.25: lor 77th Districti Agent Leaving GROESBECK (Spl.) — D. M Holcomb, Liquor Control Agent for Limestone and Freestone counties since June of 1960, has been transferred to Harrb County. Mr. Holcomb requested the transfer and will be succeeded by Gibson Hadaway, who is being being transferred from the Beaumont Beaumont district. Mr. Hadaway will live in Groesbeck. Mr. Holcomb had previously worked as Liquor Control Agent for four years in Houston prior to coming to Limestone. He formerly worked for the Police Department in Dallas before going to work for the state. He is married and is the 'ather of a son, Lex, 10; and a daughter, Norsha, 18. The Uolcombs are members of the i^irst Baptist Church. He be- ongs to the Masonic Lodge and s a member of Royal Arch Masons, Masons, Mexia chapter No. 131, and the Mexia Council 77, Royal and Select Masters. of Precinct 1, $8.28; for consta-! : 1)le of Precinct 2, $21.12; for I constable of Precinct 3. $31.03; Judge $450 ! Also' for County Attorney viola$'16657 for sheriff $%657' for ax assessor collector' $387 26- or commissioner of' or constable of Precinct 4, $155.25. The order in which candidates' candidates' names will be placed on ;he ballot was made by draw- 1 Jig the names from a hat. The names will appear on the bal-l pt in the following order: i Congressman, Jack Zubik and, Olin E. league; State Senator.' W. T. (Bill) Moore and Joe Can- Limestone License Plates Being Sold At Several Places GROESBECK (Spl.) — Limestone Limestone County tax assessor-collector assessor-collector A. B. (Jep) Sims reminded ees for chairmen, amounting to (800. There are also expenses a f ' ornmittee meetings, returns ind contingency, amounting to .bout $1,000. according to Che-;', candi u *-*i v/rvdii uwrvii« viit caoo\-hio ments of filing fees are as M-°! ows: For U. S. Representa- ive (Congressman), $76.73; for Vi r V. lV.-V/llt_t'^lltJIllt4»i/ 1 4|l I VJ, I •/ | iV/» - , . State Senator, a fixed fee by ta the State Legislature of $10; for State Representative, a ,_ __ ^ non; State Representative. W B. Duke, Charles Barker, Louis Patke and Jack Hawkins; tax- assessor-collector. John Clay. Russell Richardson and A B. (Jep) Sims; sheriff. Jeff Russell a and Connor Spivey. : Also, Commissioner of I 're- cinct 1, John Nance and Boyd Tillmon; commissioner of Pre- cinct 3, Elgin Cook and D. S. Long; constable of Precint F. F. Duke and Cus Lafoy; con- stable of Precinct 2, S. C. Bal- ! lard, Kenneth Gardner and Maurice Walker; and constable of Precinct 4, Ben Lankford, L. P. Parker, Marvin Wooton and; ---Dewey Lafoy. j It was decided that the Coun-; ty Convention will be held on ! May 9 at 2 p.m. in the 77th District courtroom and that precinct conventions will berime beheld on the day of the election! (May 2) at 2 p.m. at the vari-jand ous election sites.