Brownwood Bulletin from Brownwood, Texas on March 29, 1968 · Page 5
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Brownwood Bulletin from Brownwood, Texas · Page 5

Brownwood, Texas
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Friday, March 29, 1968
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for Map Plans AUSTIN TAP) - Texas lead-! ers of a McCarthy-for-President i drive scheduled a planning scs- i sion here Satusday with hopes' of being able to announce soon that Sen. Eugene McCarthy, D- Minn., will campaign in Texas.' Don Allford, University of Texas technical editor who has; taken a leave of absence to work full time as state chair- tnan of McCarthy volunteers, j made the announcement. i Allford said about 30 or 40; leaders would meet behind i closed doors to make plans j aimed at capturing May 4 pre-; cinct conventions. A news con-; ference will be held about 3:30; p.m. ; "I've just -alked with Me- i Carlhy's headquarters and we 1 have a pretty good chance of 1 getting him for an appearance | before the May 4 primaries." : Allford said Thursday. "He does want to come." Bachftlor't Carter Ends for Plimpton Friday, March 59, 1968 I&6WNV/666 YORK (AP) - George 1 Plimpton, who's had an amateur fling at everything from ; pro football quarterbacking to tinkling a Philharmonic triangle, has forsaken his franchise: as one of New York's most eligi- ' ble bachelors to try matrimony.' i, 40, the handsome i urbane author, editor of the ! Paris Review, was married • Thursday evening to Freddy i Medora Espy, a petite blonde i photographer's assistant whom i he met at a party in 1963. ! Thus ended a'long and illus-1 trious bachelor's career during | which Plimpton escorted Mrs. John F. Kennedy, Queen Elizabeth 11. Ava Gardner, Jane Fon- j da and Jean Seberg at one lime | or another. The end came sud-1 denly. i "I learned about all this at 10:30 this mormnj." Miss Espy, 26, said prior to the ceremony. "1 won't really know it's happened until it happens." Plimpton announced the im'S pending marriage hours earlier at the George Polk Memorial Awards luncheon. As the scheduled main speaker he rose, said he was getting married and apologized for not having prepared a speech. "I dreaded this terrible step." he said. "This is rather an awkward day for me. Yesterday. I decided to take this terrible step and the George Polk address has gone by the boards." Then he talked about fear. He said he was more nervous facing marriage than he had been at any time since he played the gong in Tschaikowsky's Second Symphony during a New York Philharmonic concert in Winnipeg. Canada. And THAT, he s ; ' was more frightening than anything that happened to him when he was playing professional football with the Detroit Lions or pitching against the All Stars in Yankee Stadium or boxing three rounds against Arch; Moore. Plimpton, dubbed "the rich man's Walter Mitty," wrote of his baseball experience in "Out of My League." His frustrations as a quarterback were recorded in "Paper Lion" and thr triangle trauma made a television special. The new Mrs. Plimpton said she expected to be back at her job today. "We aren't having a honeymoon," she said. "I have to work and George is going to Garv, Ind." Government Puts Up Funds To Combat Food Problems VICKIE MonmsoN < . . Stanlon V1CKI LYNNS ttODGES , i . Sottofa © 1968 by NEA, Inc. "Looks as though.Ike might be in the middle again — he's a friend of Nixon AND Johnson!" Ambassador Sees Hope For Prisoner MATAMOROS, Mexico (AP) — Dykes Askew Simmons Jr., an American held in a Mexican prison under a death sentence for the past nine years is not in a particularly bad situation, U. S. Ambassador to Mexico Fulton Freeman said Thursday. Simmons, 38, was convicted of the 1959 slayings of three members of a Monterrey, Mexico, physician's family. Freeman, Friday on a two- day visit in the Brownsville- Matamoros area, said there is no possibility Simmons will be executed and that he believes the death sentence will be commuted soon. JAYNELL COPE . . . Sterling City "*•£*••' ' .ft-" f : :V;'. '' ••' : :•'>{&•' "•'• - .-.-•f.-,-- - - t-•, v:$ •' £>>4 ••-•".• >i .'c'^fito.' ' •^fc»m> Mmm;:^ DEBORAH OSWALD . . . San Suba QUEEN ENTRIES— These four girls are among entries in the district Lionv Club queen contest which will be held during the 2A-1 convention here next weekend. By THE ASSOCfAtEt) PRESS 1 "WASHINGTON iAPi - The government hf.s put up .1540,000 i to test ways of providing elderly persons with a better selection Committee Asked to OK Texas Dam WASHINGTON (AP) - A Senate committee was asked Thursday to authorize the first stages {of a .$34 million dam in Southeast Texas. I Kenneth Holum .assistant in- j terior secretary-, asked the sub- i committee on water and power 1 resources for permission to build i the 12.3-milc dam on the Navidad River in Jackson and Cali noun counties. | The state of Texas and Jack- I son County would pay two-thirds I of thp cost and the federal con- i tribution is estimated at $10 million. Jackson County residents have voted 2-1 in favor of taxes to finance $3.7 million In bonds for the project. The 105.000 acre-foot Palmetto Bend Reservoir formed by construction of the dam would be the only major one in the coastal area between Houston and Lake Corpus Christ!. Sen. R a I p h Yarborough, D-Tex., told the subcommittee Uie dam would promote industrial growth and provide recreation for an estimated 400,000 persons bv 1980. Board of fi/ankef Elecfs Teachers of food. Washington area. Nine grants to local groups to experiment with ways of com- Capital Quote batting the feeding problems of By THE ASSOCIATED PftfcSS old people were announced! "The human environment is * Thursday by the Social and Re- complex, troubled place, and hamlitation Service of the De- : the answers to its problems ar* partment of Health, Education neither obvious nor clear-cut, and Welfare. ! We should, by now, have While most of the funds will' reached the end of our age of Ifi- be put to use in senior citizen nocence."—Vice President Hu« centers and other group facili-' berl H. Humphrey at conference lies, some of the testing will in- o Young Democratic Clubs, volve taking hot food directly to those confined to their homes. Failing sense of taste or! smell, lost Leth and lack ofi money were cited by the agency ! as common causes of poor eat- j Ing habit, amongjhe elderly, j ^^ ( ^^ M} ^ WASHINGTON (AP) - The nrs for thc 1968 - 69 lcrm 8t United States has agreed to its' Blanket High School were re- first sale of arms to Jordan hirnd al a remlt mcettn g °* since the Arab-Israeli war thn Bllt n kpl school board .... The State Department an- Teachers rehired include nou.ctda new arms sab agree-j Jillimv Newbcrry, J. W ment wilh Jordan was signed In ! zcr - Bobb y ^f or , tune - „ . , Amman Thursday but revealed Wright, Charles McDaniel, neither the type of military i M , rs - Frank Swllzer, Mrs. J. hardware involved nor its cost.! w - S w i t 7. e r. Mrs. Charles Other sources reported, how-! WrWt,^ '• C ' Snni ' th ' £ J ever, thai about a dozer, F104 i ^ *£ Jf™P a n d MrS " jets and some 100 M48 tanks are : Jcrr y Whalley ' in the purchase. The United States imposed an embargo on deliveries to the Middle Eastern nation after the flareup last June but announced in February Jordan was Swit- Anfiwar Democraf Hopefuls Finally on Collision Course By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Sens. Eugene J. McCarthy and Robert F. Kennedy, so far traveling separate anti-Johnson routes in a semblance of cooperation, have at last chosen courses sure to bring a collision. The crossroads will be Indiana's May 27 Democratic presidential primary. Hopefuls Invade Big Cities By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A stranger who didn't know his way around could spot the population centers in Texas with ease these days—just by watching where most of the candidates part of their time. In recent days the more active campaigners have concentrated their stumping efforts around Houston, with a number also sandwiching in San Antonio visits. Now, with the May 4 primary elections still more than five weeks in the offing, their trails are starting to cross more often in the Dallas-Fort Worth vicinity. Most of major candidates were due, along with other top political figures, at the Texas gridiron show and dinner tonight in Fort Worth. "/ hmt hen your Diilrii.1 Attorney for Ike fail Itn ytun. A/any of vow jtiy thtt wtll. Bti.auit of thi.', f 4m 4jA(M£ you to ftomolg mi to District Judge, Thiink you ifry wiwt'A," GORDON GRIFFIN, Jr. ******************* * ILICT + l J GORDON GRIFFIN, Jr. { ! * YOU* * * DISTRICT JUDGE i * Paid Pol. Adv, ir \ for the Democratic nomination for governor took on sharper tones. John Hill took rival Don Yarborough to task Thursday, for example, over what Hill said was supposed to be their joint appearance before the Negro Southern Baptist Ministers Alliance two days earlier. Hill, in Houston, said he requested the ministers "to ask this man on Uie platform with me—who claims to represent them—to tell them what he had done besides talk. When it came Mr. Yarborough's turn to speak, he suddenly remembered he had a luncheon meeting, and left,.. "He did nol have the courage to face the people whose support he repeatedly asks when they wanted to find out what he has done for them." Yarborough, from Houston, talked about subject of prime interest in coastal areas—oyster and shell dredging—as h elsewhere in his home town", pledged a joint battle with Rep. Bob Eckhardt, D-Tex., to "restore the old restrictions on the distance dredgers may come to approaching oyster beds." "That distance," Yarborough said, "must be at least 1,500 feet, not 300 feet (as now permitted), if we are to stop the human predators from destroy-1 ing the beds, ruining our sport i fishing and even destroying their j own intdustry ..." Without calling any by name, Eugene Locke 'directed tart words toward at least three of his opponents for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination. Locke asserted, "Some of these candidates who are asking you to elect them to the highest office in this state have been in high official places for many years. The crime rate has been going up and up, yet little has been done to really put a stop to it." In addition to Hill, who resigned as secretary of state to make his current race, other contenders for the nomination include Lt. Gov. Preston Smith and former Atty. Gen. Waggoner Carr. Locke's remarks were made in Houston and he expected to be in Dallas Saturday. The lieutenant governor returned to Dallas today and told supporters, "Each and every one of our citizens are equal stockholders in this huge business of state government ... I or she has in this coming election. Each of us is actually running a business by casting Ihe vote to select the leadership." In San Antonio the day before, Smith visited the HemisFair due to open nexl week and predicted the exposition will benefit residents throughout the state. Edward L. Whittenburg proposed the establishment of a state transportation department in talking to a Dallas civic club Thursday. He said it is needed to help cope with urban traffic congestion. ; It will be the first head-to-j i head encounter between the two i antiwar Democrats who want to i deny President Johnson renomi- nation. j Kennedy showed up in person Thursday"to turn in 5,500 signatures to election officials in Indianapolis and thus put himself on the May 7 ballot. McCarthy supporters had filed earlier in the day, as had backers of Gov. Roger D. Branigin, who will be j a stand-in for Johnson. i The Indiana confrontation j ^ puts Richard Goodwin, one of McCarthy's top lieutenants, in a ticklish jthc I Goodwin i ed with the political fortunes of | the Kennedy family. I Asked which way he will jump | Carthy vs. Kennedy situation, Goodwin said Thursday in Mil- consin primary. Kennedy is not in this one but is urging Wisconsin Democrats to vole for Mc- Carlhy and against Johnson. In a speech in Superior, Wis., McCarthy said it's "really too kind" to criticize the South Vietnamese government as dictatorial and corrupt. There is no viable government in the wartorn nation, he said. Kennedy, whose voice threatens to give out from the punishment he's been giving it, planned to continue hitting the campus circuit today with rallies at both the University of New Mexico and University of Arizona. One of his Thursday stops was the University of Nebraska, where he made his first farm policy comments. know what I'm going J i to do, but I can say this. 1 don't j | expect Lyndon Johnson to be i the nominee. It's going to be ei- I ther McCarthy or Kennedy." j McCarthy is in the thick of I campaigning for Tuesday's Wis- DOCTORS ELLIS & ELLIS OPTOMETRISTS Call for appointment 643-0184 or 308 Citizens Bank Bid*. VOTE TARLTON FOR MAYOR . ADV.) PRESCRIPTION NOTICE CHICK WITH US ON A PRISCRIPTIQN THAT YOU HAY! HAP NU.ID AT A DISCOUNT STORf AND Hi WHAT A RIAL PISCOUNT YOU QfT HfRI, ALWAYS BUY DRUGS AT A DRUG STORE CORNER DRUG THI Just give us a call. toFt agent is 6$ near *** <& fh.; 5. L. NieheU, Agent, SANT f§ %\ \ Santa Fe * * 5 Blanket Students Receive Nominations _ BLANKET—Five students of restored to the list of eligible j Blanket High School have been customers. j nominated for inclusion in the The new pact succeeds oncj 10(>8 edilion of "Young Leaders of America". Tlie five include Jerry Dean Capital Footnotes By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Federal Aviation Administration feels existing runways are long enough to handle the Boeing 747 jumbo jets that will begin flying in 1970 but says taxiways and turning areas may have to be altered to ease the huge planes' maneuvering on j the ground. | The Smithsonian Institution j says 458 pistols are missing i from one of its collections and' that some have been found in the possession of persons arrested on weapons cTiarges in the Damron, Charles Raymond McClain. Judy Carol Moseley, Paula Jane Schat and Linda Faye Schulzc, The students were nominated "because they have used their talents and ability to contribute to their school and community." GUNS - GUNS RIFLES - PISTOLS SHOTGUNS AMMUNITION We Break Boxes Morgan & Son 100 MATES , It*. SATURDAY SPECIALS COTTON RIOT You should se« fhem! 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