Brownwood Bulletin from Brownwood, Texas on November 29, 1967 · Page 4
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st/iiitfN , m*. f $, Short Illnms Proves FQtGl To Newsman BALUS, Tex. (At*) - Virgil Miers, 42, amusements editor of Che t)allas Times Herald for 19 years, died in a hospital tues- fiav hight after a sliort illness. Miers had been hospitalized Slightly more than two weeks. His last column appeared Nov. 12, A native of Texarkana, he was a graduate of Texas Tech. While a student at the Lubbock school he was campus correspondent fof the Lubbock Avalanche- Journal and covered fine arts events. His Texas newspaper experience also included a job at the Dehisoh Herald. Funeral arrangements were pending. Survivors include the widow gild three children, Peggy. Doug- Jas and Rosyin, all of Dallas, and a sister, Mrs. Robert Mictchell of Dallas. Miers specialized In stage and screen criticism. 4 Stills Seized AUSTIN (AP) - The Texas Liquor Control Board reports that its inspectors seized four Illicit stills, with a cubic capacity of 195 gallons, in Harrison County during October. The board said the inspectors captured 310 gallons of mash and made two arrests. !P/v§ T§K0ni BAND OFFICERS—Brpwrtwood Junior High School band officers talk things over. They are from left to right, standing, John Blagg, presi- dent; Pam Neal, vice president; Debbie Windahl, seated left, secretary and Debbie Tervooren, reporter. (Bulletin Staff Photo) PERCY INSISTS Fund No Campaign Move By WALTER R. MEARS " Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican Sen. Charles H. Percy insists there is no trace of presidential politics in an effort by his homcystale Illinois supporters to raise $100,000 to help fi- FREE! nance his Senate office. Nor, said Percy, does the fund bear any resemblance to the one which exploded into political trouble for Richard M. Nixon when he was running for vice president 15 years ago. ''It's a mistake to compare Illl them," the Illinois senator said in an interview. Percy, who plans to leave Dec. fi on a personally financed world tour, said again he is not a candidate for the 1968 Republican presidential nomination. In Chicago, Thomas J. Hous- FREE! WE WILL HAVE A DRAWING ON EACH OF THE FOLLOWING SATURDAY AFTERNOONS DECEMBER 2 - 9 - 16 - 23 $15.00 to $18.00 DRESS Come In during the week and register your name for the drawing. No purchase Is required to register. The prize on Dec. 2 will be a regularly priced .. . FREE FREE Drawing at 3 P.M. Saturday November Sale Entire Stock of Fall & Winter FUR TRIMMED & TAILORED 25% OFF ENTIRE STOCK OF FALL & WINTER SUITS Includes - Knits - Double Knits - Tweeds - Crepes - Embossed Knits - Tree Back Knirs. - Bonded Knits. 20% off il!III[|l!lill!llliyil!illUI||[ll!l|lllll(|[lilllllllll|lllimi!iyitl!!lll||||||||IHUIl JNTTRE- STOCK OF FALL & WINTER :,!-. Shifts. Psjnt Qre§s$s. Tenti»|nfrt I » «' B 1 er, a lawyer who managed Percy's Senate campaign last year, said a group of supporters is trying to raise a minimum of $100,000 a year to defray Ihe expenses the senator faces in maintaining offices in Washington, Chicago and Centralia, 111. Houser said it is "simply erroneous' 1 to consider the fund a part of any national campaign move in Percy's behalf. He said Percy has .spent $70,000 of his own money this year—his first in the Senate—to pay office expenses in excess of congressional allowances. "Despite the fact that ho has some personal wealth, this is a burden some of his supporters want to help him with," Houser said. Percy became a millionaire in business before he turned to politics. "7 thought it was a very nice gesture on those people's part," said Percy. "The allowances here are simply inadequate. You just can't possibly maintain on a Senate allowance an ade- quale office for a slate the size of Illinois." Percy said he couldn't coin pute off-hand just how much the official allowance is. It is based on several factors, including the size of the state a senator is from and staff size. He has a staff of about 40 but his official allowance is sufficient only for 22 employes. Per< cy said he already is putting his $30,000 Senate salary and all his speechmaking fees back into the cost of running his office. Percy said the money the Houser group js soliciting would be controlled by a committee, carefully audited and used to help cover staff salaries and ex penses, mailing, printing, reports to Illinois residents and similar expenses. Furthermore, Percy said, he will continue to put in most of the money, himself. He said that and the lack of secrecy about the operation make jt unlike {he fund for which Nixon was criticized Jn J952, H§ said only by "twisting the facts" can the two, be Jikeued. "So far, the support funds have all been put in by me," Percy said, Sell Those Unwonted Items In The Bulletin Classifieds IffiNEWJ SWOV . . . § 'For US, Troops in Vietnam this war." IProvisiem Still !ln Senate Bill (Aih ~ Five recognized to- nighl at Ihe cultural achievement award banquet sponsored NEW YORK (AP) - Former He discounted the possibility of lief view, "I don't believe anyone by the West Texas Chamber of Preside ntDwgih U) Eeo-wsihn major intervention in Vietnam I is in a position. thn isnH living Commerce. President Dwight D. Eisenhow- by either the Soviet Union of i this problem all ,-.e time, to The annual event pays triable er says the United Slates can Red China. i criticize in detail Ihe conduct of to individuals for their "out- win the Vietnam war and urges tlie former Republican presi- standing contributions to the greater leeway for U.S. troops i ing World War tl spoke Tuesday field of arts." jn pursuing enemy forces across j night in a (aped interview on the The chamber is holding its South Vietnam's national fron- : CBS television network along! fail board of directors meeting liers. 'with Omar N. Bradley, the here loday and Thursday. He ai j voca t c( j limited forays lion's only other living five-star! A legislative workshop is also into the demilitarized zone to general. i scheduled Thursday. Members spike enemy artillery and "hoi Eisenhower said Gen. William | of the Texas Legislature will*pursuit" of enemy ground,C. Westmoreland, commander WASHINGTON (AP) - A sec- rnect with chamber members to forces, even when they seek of U.S. forces in Vietnam. ap-!(j on y, a t would entitle a federal discuss West Texas problems' sanctuary in neutral Cambodia parently "has about as many' j llc | ge ant i longtime friend of and future legislation. jor Laos. .troops as he would like, or as president Johnson to a 46 per Ll. Gov. Preslcn Smith and' Eisenhower said the pursuit ne ' s askcd lof " | cent higher pension remains in House Speaker Ben Barnes are principle should also apply to But he added. "Personally. I a pending Senate pay bill after scheduled to attend. 'aircraft fleeing over Red China, would like to see him have ah- : the narrow defeat of a move to • — | other 100.000 to just clean this i eliminate it. thing up more quickly," ! A critic called it "quite a At another point he said "the Christmas present for any- first principle of war is to win body." quickly ... 1 think that if you're j Thc controversial provision is going to appeal to force. andj part of a bill to raise the sala- disregard all international \ rics of 2 million civilian em- r Mt QTA-nnw T , . i , ,i ,• , j t- -means of getting this thing set-!,,| OVCS O f ( | 1C federal govern- COLLEOB STAriON, Tex, to look at the undisputed figures (led. then get all the force you: mc ' nl bv $27 billion in three i A(AP ,' 7:,T c * as . hlghway cngi - °" tlie anticipated increase in can as quickly as you can." ; Ks and raise Si ra^ jncer DcWItt C. Greer predicted population, with the correspond-j Asked if lie thought it wasijmR mH on ; Tuesday that existing express- ing increase in motor vehicle possible to win the war militari- r' Thc i CB i s iaijon is un for final ;ways will be double-decked to .registration and the use of such ; f y , Eisenhower noted there wcre^ c •„„ £ \ offset increasing cries against motor vehicles to conclude that always dcfeatisls: "People say. i MnRt n f ft highway work must not be ! -oh, you can't win. What arc we; Double-Decked Expressway In Put are, Greer Predicts of t| lc DOSta i i ncr casc take offect Jan 7 ' ' ' ; land consumption. i Greer, who retires Dec. 31 slowed down. (going" to do? Better stop right."£"'" ""'n stamns"n'ow"seliine ;after 27 years in his post, was "The highway programs pre- §ere!' Well, that's silly' And 1 K Ss louTao to 8 cenl! the keynote speaker for the short diet lhat the needs and desires say, of course they can do it." course in highway engineering, of the people will prevail over; ]n lh pasl Eiscnllower has allexas A&M University. those who would endeavor 10:^03^ dec i incd to rccom- Highway programs must give slow down highway develop- i m £ nd ' spcdfic slrat cgy in greater emphasis to traffic re-: ment" \ the war. He said again in the in- lief in urban areas and moderm-. Following the short course, the ; - ° . zalion of the age-old primary i Texas Highway Commission, highway system, he told the J which usually meets in Austin, more than 500 highway officials' head requests from five delegu- altending the short course. i lions at an afternoon hearing in ! Anrl ^m/o Yriii Mrmov He said a person needs only I College Station. j Ana ° ave ' OU mone y Classified Ads Make for 5 cents would go to 6 cents and air mail from 8 to 10 cenls. 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