The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on December 19, 1960 · Page 3
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TUB BltAZOSPOnr FACTS MONDAY, DEC. 19, 1680 Legislators «»>•<• ^ » -> N * Eying Law Enforcement By LEE JONES AUSTIN (AP)-New methods of dealing with Texas' criminal clement and for meting out justice to the accused may be considered by the next Legislature, n survey of lawmakers' pre-session views show. Some legislators arc likely to attempt to strike down capital punishment, jury assessment of sentences and the 17-year-old upper limit at which juvenile delinquent becomes an adult crook. These and other changes In the Texas criminal code were suggested in replies to an Associated Press questionnaire. "Allow judges to set the penalty after a jury has found a person guilty," one legislator said. Abolition of tlie death penalty stands near the top of Rep. Charles Whitfield's list of major problems confronting the 57th Legislature. Rcp.-elect Dan Strove of Campbellton says he favors steps lo banish capital punishment from Texas. "I would favor abolition of capital punishment il those persons convicted of such crimes as murder or other heinous crimes could bo effectively prevented from returning to live in our society," Slruvo said. Kep.-elcct Charles Wilson of Trinity also said the death penalty should be abolished. Several, lawmakers said juries should be stripped of their power to sentence convicted offenders. Sen. Charles Herring of Austin said he favored several changes in Texas' criminal law, "Including sentencing by the court and release of a jury at the discretion of the judge in certain cases." New ways of handling juvenile offenders were suggested by two lawmakers. Rep. John Elaine of El Paso said lie favors juvenile parole supervision. 'Lower the age of responsibility," said Rep.- elcd Henry Grbver of Houston. Two freshman -representatives from Houston have announced tiiey will introduce a bill to set up a legislative committee to investigate subversive activities in the state. Reps.-elect W. H. Miller and Don Garrison said they hope to make voters and legislators "aware of the extent to which subversive organizations and individuals have infiltrated positions of high influence." ' Another law enforcement measure up every two years for legislative action is the appropriation for the state's police forces. Col. Homer Garrison, chief of the Department of Public Safety, said he wants some $8 million more this 'coming biennium for his agency than was granted for the current two-year period. Two-thirds of the legislators who replied to AP's questionnaire stated they probably would be willing to endorse a large budget lor the DPS. Rip. B. H. Dewey of Bryan said he would like to see the state require chemical tests to determine whether a person picked up for traffic violations is intoxicated. A measure not mentioned by the lawmakers but likely to come up during the session is a stringent new pistol permit law. The attorney general recently held unconstitutional the state's only legal regulations on pistol sales. Harris County Dlst. Ally, elect should be assessed persons carrying pistols without permits. Third and subsequent offenses should be fclonles and punished by prison terms, Briscoe believes. The National Cancer Institute proposes to test the ginkgo tree, which dates back to prehistoric times, to determine whether it has any curative properties. EATS! TltM* Prf««J flood DM. 19, 20, 21 ... W* »«erv» right to limit... plus ten on taioble lt«mi. STORE OPEN 'TIL 9 every night until CHRISTMAS* IN FREEPORT w^!».w.w!»K»n2snw^^!^^ IHml sob|.cl to iteeks on I at eoeh itorel SALE! Fine Quality Toys at Lew, Low Prices! Portable Phonographs REG. 21.95 SPECIAl PURCHASE! JUST IN TIME fOR CHRISTMAS 4 Speed 36-Inch Dolls 3 Year Old Size Reg. 10.95 Folding Table and 2 Chair Set *** 12.95 9.77 Greyhound Wagon she 30- * nw< * sw Reg. 5.95 4.77 Doll In Lobby Tobacco Departments Reg. 98c 49C .> ~ Pistols i V id Junior Roadmasfer « Exciting Flip Out Cylinder •' High Lustre Chrome Finish • Smoking Bullets • Beautiful New Grips • Gift Boxed When Prices are lew. Welngarteii'i Here* ThemI EVERYDAY LOW Prices on Famous Brand Toys for CJuUtmasl • EVERYDAY LOW PRICE Marx-A-Kcsit 15.92 Without Battery BATTERY... 3.99 Complete with helmet and goggles Convertible to boys' or girls' model. ±>ig ^o ' size with, coaster brakes and training wheels. __• • r mer. ficifirivi Pajamas 1.33 Coxy and warm for cold winter nighh. Fine quality flannel with dainty lace trim. Stn* 1-1. 4-1 Women* Capris, Blouses 2.96 Slack In solid colon polishx) eotton or tapestry print. New spring colon. Siies 10.IB. Contrasting blouies In thes 32-28. Sport Shirts 2.97 Choose from 6 handsome styles in popular colors. Full fashion collars with chest pockets and ne*t motifs. Misses' Rayon Panties Girls' Slip Sale Children's Women's Cotarful flannel fear 2.97 PAJAMAS . .. Colorful floral stripe with man tailored collars. SIZES 32-38. ©OWNS ... Floral strlpoo with turn back collars and contrasting lace trim. Som« with round yokes and collars. SIZES 34-40. OUR ENTIRE STOCK! REG. 6Sc MEN'S Ban Lon Stretch Socks oo - 1 Choose from fancy or cable stitched styles. One size fits all ... do not stretch out ol shape. All with Banlon's famous "Kitten- Soft" touch. Give a REMINGTON Shaver This Christinas 26.95 LIST PRICEI Rollamafic 15.35 35.95 LIST PRICE! Lektronic 21.33 18.50 LIST PRICEI Lady Remington 10.65 Sunbeam Clipntaster Hair-Clipper Kit Now it'i so easy to cut hair at home! Do it yourself with this complete lit with full instructions. Sold in lobby tobacco dept. r?7 China Cup and Saucer Set Firs* translucent china with gold trim. Choose, from delicatef floral patterns. Reg. 29c Corn Popper Males Perfect Popcorn— G'eaming aluminum with heat proof glass cover. Rag. 3.4? Complete) GoE. Spray Steam & Dry Iron Reo, 17.95 12 Fsr. jmoother,. fa»fer ironing, iF-61 " J.Z.' r'SSSSiSWVS Si* General Electric Portable Mixer Tr-ree speeds . . . light weight with push-button bsater elector. Reg. 14.95 Reg. 14.95 88 .^ . -JT* SO CARDSI 50 ENVELOPES! BOXED Christmas Cards 'WESTCLOX' ELECTRIC Alarm Clocks Kerosene Lantern Reg. jcye 88c O/ 8" tall In gleaming red metall Actually works! Sold In Lobby Tobacco Dept. ~ = YV V s y y is! ^f *./ 15 , V B ! ^ S \ y IIIHIllH" REG. 3.49 ¥* plus tot "Westclox" alarm clock with sweep second hand. Easy to read ~\T~ dial. LOBBY TOBACCO DEPT. BOXED CIGARS SIFT WRAPPED FOR CHRISTMAS GIFT GIVING King Edward IMPERIALS 3.27 All popular brands of CIGARETTES Available in attractive Christmas gift carton! No extra charge! 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