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Wednesday, February 5, 1964
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10 Th Burlington Free Press WEDNESDAY, FEI. S, 1944 Primary Outlook Changes Sharply in California EDITOR'S NOTE - The last Republican presidential primary before the GOP national convention in July will be held in California. The prize for the winner is the state's 86 convention votes, the largest in the nation's primaries. New York's Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller and Arizona Sen. Barry Goldwater will be battling for this tempting plum. The following second of three articles by AP political writers on the primaries in New Hampshire, California and Oregon gives the picture in California. By MORRIE LANDSBERG SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP)-On a cold, foggy night last week, a campaign took shape, and the complexion of California's Republican presidential primary began to change. Several thousand people lined up on a road leading to an already jam-packed country club in the hills across the Golden Gate from San Francisco. They were waiting their turn to get in and greet Gov. and Mrs. Nelson A. Rockefeller of New York. It was the first day of Rockefeller's drive to capture the state in his biggest single contest with Sen. Barry Goldwater of Arizona. The New Yorker beamed between handshakes when told it was the greatest political turnout in Marin County history. Estimates ranged from 5,000 to 10,000. The reception, in an area that always supported Richard M. Nixon warmly, stood out in sharp contrast to the cool response to Rockefeller's visits before he became a formal candidate for the GOP presidential nomination. Together with the solid campaign team put together by the governor's managers, it served notice that Goldwater faces perhaps his most critical precon-vention fight of all in a state once rated his territory. The primary is still a long way off June 2 and hustling for votes has barely begun. Even so, the issues are clear; enough, the lines tightly drawn, j California is important some j say crucial to both candidates, i its balloting is the last in the i nation before the Republicans gather in San Francisco on July 13 to select their ticket. And 86 convention votes will be at stake in the winner-take-all primary the largest of any of the primaries. Rockefeller has done everything he can to make it a clear- cut contest. He says its a choice between his "progressive, forward-looking Republi-can principles" and the conserv ative cause espoused by his op ponent. State GOP factions are lining up accordingly. Rockefeller pointed it up by bringing in Sen. Thomas H. Kuchel, known as a party liberal and a good vote-getter, to captain his state campaign and the prospective convention delegation. The rival Goldwater forces are led by Kuchel's onetime Senate colleague, William F. Knowland, and the booming voice of the former senator is full of confidence. Kuchel, who fought off efforts by GOP conservatives to defeat him in 1962, heads a committee that includes supporters of for mer Gov. Earl Warren, now the chief justice, as well as Nixon. Former Gov. Goodwin J. Knight and former San Francisco Mayor George Christopher are members. Goldwater clearly was the early front-runner. A "Draft Goldwater" movement was launched nearly a year ago and he was organized here far in advance of Rockefeller. He was urged to run by the conservative United Republicans of California, which lists 5,000 members. The Arizona senator may have slipped in popularity since the death of President John F. Kennedy, but there's no doubt that he continues to command strong support. On the other hand, Knight commented recently, two or three months ago nobody gave Rockefeller a chance in California. The outlook, he said, has changed completely. Knowland predicted before Goldwater entered the presidential race that he would sweep the Republican primary by upwards of 500,000 votes. He says INCOME TAX RETURN GOT YOU STUMPED? Write to Tax Editor, The Burlington Free Press, for answers to your questions about Federal income tax returns. The Free Press will publish answers prepared by personnel of the Burlington District Office, Internal Revenue Service. Another service for readers of Eljr gitrlutijliiUjffrrr JJr he hasn't changed his assessment. Goldwater hasn't really begun to campaign in California. He's scheduled for speaking engagements in San Francisco and Sacramento on Lincoln's birthday, Feb. 12, but no extended tour is planned until March 13-21. Goldwater has expressed minimum concern over the fact that Kuchel has joined with Rockefeller. Yes, he's a strong vote-getter, Goldwater said, but ''there is no large segment of our party that supports him solidly." Kuchel outpolled the combined total of two party foes in the 1902 primary by 900.00& votes. He defeated the Democratic candidate in November by 700,000. Rockefeller spent three days in California last week, mainly to get acquainted with and fire up his campaign troups. He drew good crowds, met privately with groups of top-ranking financiers, and went about the handshaking routine with smiling fervor. 'The momentum is just starting," he told newsmen. The presidential primary contest is a novelty for the state's Republicans. Even voters in their 50s have never had a chance to choose between two genuine, an nounced candidates. There have been only two contests of any kind since 1932. The winner of the primary will get all of California's con vention votes. Delegates, run ning as a slate, sign an affidavit of preference and they're morally bound to support their candidate until he releases them. In recent times, Republicans have avoided a primary fight by fielding a single slate pledged to a favorite son or to a GOP in cumbent. Warren figured in both contests since 1932, defeating an Alf M. Landon group in 1936 and a right-wing faction in 1952. State Republican leaders welcomed the Goldwater-Rockefel-ler contest. But they made no attempt to hide their concern over what it might do to a party already beset with factional squabbling. Who Would Want Name That Long? THAT PLACE with the Impossibly Long Name, Wales (AP) Unknown miscreants stole the nameplate of the vil lage railroad station with all of its 60 letters. Llanfairpsllgwyngyll gogoerycchwyrndrobwl lllantysiliogogogoch, that is. The nameplate is 20 feet long and made of metal. The thieves sawed it loose from its support- Rule Suicide In N.H. Death MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP)-Authorities ruled Tuesday that 52-year-old Mrs. Rena Paquette despondent over the assassination of President Kennedy and the unsolved slayings of Pamela Mason, took her own life Monday. "The death of Mrs. Paquette has been ruled suicide by cremation," said Atty. Gen. William Maynard. "Suicide by cremation in this country is not as infrequent as is generally supposed." Maynard's statement ended two days of speculation during which the death of the mother of five was linked with the kill ing three weeks ago of the 14-year-old high school girl. Maynard added the woman had been seen frequently in the area where her charred body was found a deserted pig pen in the Londonderry section of the Paquette farm in Manchester and Londonderry. Meanwhile, police, state troopers and a special investigative team continued the search fori the brutal slayer of Pamela Mason, whose body was found in a roadside ditch Jan. 21 eight days after the girl left home to go on a baby sitting job. Maynard said Tuesday eight persons have been tested on the Concord police department lie detector. None has been held for further questioning. Maynard said it would not be quite true to say police have no leads to go on. But he admitted there is no evidence at present pointing to the killer. Telegraph Office In Newport May Close Down NEWPORT Time is running out on the Western Union office here. Final orders from the company to close the small office at 57i Main St. could come any day. "It's no secret," office manager Andrew Jaluska, 52, said Tuesday, "The company is closing out many of its one-man offices." j "Business has been bad here," Jaluska continued. "We lost our best account when a tap and die company moved away last year." Newporters have had a Western Union office as long as many residents can remember. Jaluska has been in the oi-fice 17 years and Postmaster; Frank A. Curran held the job 15 years, 1929 to 1944, before going to work for the rederal government. Business is a lot better for a concern across the street from Also Works Full-Time Stay in School, Advises Dropout Who Returned ing posts and were off into the the Western Union office. Mont-darkness before you could say gomery Ward's Department antidisestablishmentarianism. Store is undergoing a thorough Police suspect somebody who j renovation and modernization hates newsDaDer Drinters. be-; to keep pace witn its business cause everytime something happens here those poor devils have to set the name in type. This makes the natives all 844 of them laugh like crazy. They call the place Llanfair P. G. for short. Got a yeu to get away to New York City? Got a whim to see a Broadway show? Got a taste for beans in Boston? Then let yourself CO! yo m im fiTt T te 9m fly TAKE 90 DAYS TO PAY iZyJ J;l TJ. . Fir to mr of the 53 cities in 10 states Krved br Moluk . with Charfc 'n Fir, If easr! Call for rrrvation now. Pick up your ticket at the airport a half-hour before flight time. Just identify yourself PT 13, wnicr rharje . . and CO! There is no embarrassing eredil application or investigation. Take 90 das to pay , . . one-third each month. l hat are you waiting for? Charge n Fly . . . with Mohak! for each $50X0 (or portion thereof) of air travel FLY MOHAWK One of every four homes inj the seven state Tennessee Val-! ley region is now electrically; i heated, eight of every 10 cook) j electrically, six of every 10 : lhavt electrically heated water. j By MAVIS DOYLE MONTPELIER - "Anyone who drops out of school is crazy," says Harry A. Young. He's a senior at Montpelier High School and a full-time employe at Bernie's Amoco Station on the Barre-Montpelier Road. And this 18-year-old is in a position to know what he is talking about because he left school as a sophomore. Worked As Logger But it didn't take him long to find out that there are few, if any, decent jobs for youths without an education. After a winter of logging in Middlesex and odd summer jobs, Harry returned to school. And he hasn't regretted it, even though it has meant an extra year in class. He's taking just two subjects, English and American government, and he hopes to graduate in June at 19. He's in class daily from 8 to 10 a.m. and then works at Bernie's until 6 p.m. He also works there Saturdays and alternate Sunday in summer. Harry can put an ailing car back on the road in short order. We stopped at Bernie's one day with a new car that was skipping and 10 minutes later, Harry had installed a new set of points and the car sounded like new again. On Thursday he was doing a front-end job with all the assurance of an older mechanic. 'Go Back Quickly' "Yes," he said, "I would advise anyone who has left school to go back just as quickly as possible." He thinks 16- and 17-year-olds who drop out can fit into the pattern of school life with no trouble if they return. However, he said, older dropouts could probably do better on educa-l tion in the armed forces. "But I don't think you can get; Harry Young at work at service station, where he's employed full-time while studying at Montpelier High School. as much out of the service as you can in high school." Harry is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Young of Warren, former Montpelier residents. Since his parents moved to Warren, he has been living here; he found it too hard to commute with his busy school-job schedule. He's nearly self - supporting now and proud of it. The nation consumes about 355 billion gallons of fresh wa ter daily. PANELIZED BUILDINGS "Under cover in o day if built the Plant & Griffith way" Plant & Griffith Lumber Co. Continuous Vigil Michaelmen Observe 40-Hour Adoration of Sacrament St. Michael's College faculty and students began their annual observance Tuesday of the Forty Hours' adoration in honor of the Blessed Sacrament. The opening Mass was celebrated by St. Michael's president, the Very Rev. Gerald E. Dupont. The closing Mass Thursday at 4:30 will be offered by Very Rev. Jeremiah T. Purtill, superior general of the Society of St. Edmund, the Roman Catholic order that operates St. Michael's. Members of the clergy; the faculty and seniors; class officers; members of the Fourth Degree, Knights of Columbus; the Arnold Air Society, and the Drill team from the Air Force ROTC unit on campus form processions for the observance, Tuesday evening, juniors alternated in the vigil in the chapel. Wednesday, the freshmen will provide a continuous vigil from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, the sophomores will take their turns from 8 until the Mass. Seniors in caps and gowns will cover all hours. The spiritual director of St. Michael's, the Rev. Nelson B. Ziter said the intentions for the Forty Hours are: offenses against the Blessed Sacrament, the needs of the college, the welfare of the student body, and the personal intentions of the students. Boy, 10, Drowns In Icy Pond On Way to School NASHUA, N.H. (AP)-A 10 year old boy drowned Tuesday when he slipped into a ice-clogged mill canal adjoining the Nashua River. The victim was Timothy Kelley, foster son of Mr. and tyrs. George Briand. A fifth grade pupil, the boy was returning to school after lunch when the tragedy occurred. A girl saw him fall into the canal. Jonesville St. Albans w us '4.70 4S QUART Taste what extra age can do- 86 PROOF taste that flavor through and through! HEWTUCttV TAVERN AMERICA'S BEST PREMIUM BOURBON, PROUDLY PRESENTED BY GLENM0RE DIST. COMPANY, L0UISVILLE-0WENSB0R0, KENTUCKY... 8-YEAR-OLD KENTUCKY STRAIGHT DAtmsnu umiricv e nnnnr. n en twin 101 r iu inn nonnr nrim rn iu snm GUUnDUii nnionti, Co rnuur, nwuv athilhoic in iuu rnvur puj iLtu-m-DUiii. ilt jj and attract new customers. Failure To Pay Polls Bars 13 Vermont Drivers Morning Press Bureau MONTPELIER - Failure to pay poll taxes resulted in an indefinite suspension of driving privileges for 13 Vermonters, the Department of Motor Vehicles said Tuesday. In other suspension action: Burlington Stewart F. Boyd Jr., corcess and negligent driving, IC&N), 30 i Ocy$; Thomas B. Wright 11!, dnvicg; wniie under the influence of liquor, D-V!,1 od leaving accident scene, two yeors;! Ronctd F. Wilson, violation kiw o rood ' VLR. 30 days; RaDh L. Cross, C&N, 90 days; Rent E. Lemav, DWI, one yec;! Eseph D. Corey, Audrey V. Cross, Hor-ojd A. Cushing and Jonn A. KocNy, fai'ure to ocy poll tax, inde'mife. Cochesfer Tneodore C. Caron, driv- ira while license suspended, second o fense, 90 days. I Enosburg Falls Rene Benoit and; Govefte Benoit, failure to pa po'l tax ' indefinite. Essex Junction Daniel J. B'ownlev, driving without owners consent, one year. Hardwick Terry G. Gregas, driving whiie license lusoended, sixtn offense two years. Lvndanville Reginald W. funfer VLR, 30 days; Erven H. Griffith, drtv- rg wniie license suspended, third of- ense, six months. Wonoe(ier Horace Duprev, driving wniie license suspended, second of-ierse, davs. St. Johnsburv Dawe B. QardaM "ea. r g 1? ym' r fred E. Bean Jr., DW, one vw. South RovaJfon Doreen A. Vorriil re'usmj to tae b'ocd test, ft mortis Swcrton Mo 'snail C. Choffee. Wa'-'ace F. Martin and Leo J. Derosia, far' ure to pov ooif 'ax, indeftie. Wooski E-nest E. B-xcotd. Leo J. G brjj. Varcel L. Cote od Efs-J. Sjsney, failure to pay pal tax, roe' nie. Overheated Pot Burner Calls Out Newport Firemen NEWPORT - An overheated pot burner brought firemen tc the third floor residence of Mrs. Edith Lemieux on Bayview St. Tuesday afternoon at 2:10. The defect was corrected and no damage reported. I 1 ,4V f - vf 'L' f0 i s ...A - ' - A 7 ) Especially At TAX TIME A Howard National CHECKING ACCOUNT Would Have The Answers ! Keeping trace of income and expenses is a tricky matter. A HOWARD NATIONAL BANK Checking Account gives you an accurate record of money spent. So useful in figuring deductions. Cancelled checks are proof of payment and all your bills can be paid by mail. Give yourself and your budget a break. Bank Howard National, open a Checking Account here today. Handi-Check or Regular, Come in or write for forms. NATIONAL BANK and Trust Company SEE WCAX-TV Saturday 6 P M. 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