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ii-. > ,,,-; SIILY QUESTION BAN MAY BftfNG J»PO»«RS TO KENNEDY NEWS COHERENCES. DIXON PAGE 4 •itj*«j«»f.». ' "" T/de Scftecfu/e Todny: HlRh I):ID p.m. Low ):4B|). m . Tuesday; UlRli 10:51 n.m., 9'44 pm Low 3:30 a.m., 3:04 p.m. f> THE s Weather Cdsf Generally fair through Tuesday, cooler tonight with fro/it, warmer Tuesday p.m., I*w to* night 36, High Tuesjfey' 84. VOL, 48 NO. 273 Facia ClaiiliUd: BE 9.JB11-AJ1 Oihw OHJe.« BE 8.9»ll-Exc«m Anot.tem Tl 9-5248 SERVINO BHAZOSPORT, ANGLETON, WEST COLUMBIA, BRAZORJA, SWEENY, OLD OCEAN, D^BURt an* DAMON Freeport, Texas Criticism Of US Fled Maneuvers Is Expected lly Aiioc.alod I'rcw Units of the US Atlantic Fleet ivere (lending (oward Giianlanamo Buy i.iiu u i Caribbean this morn- InR on anni \1 maneuvers hcllcvd ccrlnin lo bring slrong criticism Irom Fidel Castro's propaganda The elotilla of 150 naval craft includes tlie super-carrier Franitlin D. Kooscvelt, three guided missile cnilscrs and two nuclear submarines. They'll be In nnd out of the US Navn' Base at Guantanamo li. what i Navy spokesman <to- srrlbos as "the normal run of things." Tiie Nuvy Is slrcssing that '.he I " a 17 vcrs wcrc pta'ined n long time ago and have no connection wilh the US break in diplomatic relations with Cuba. But the flotilla is made up ol twice as many men and ships us there were in last year's maneuvers. The Navy spokesman attributes (he increase lo tlie fact that £_.... cd missile vessels arc taking put for the first time. US Fleet movements :u- leading i ut of Havana has ! mined. Soldiers nnd militia hnvc been manning battle po.j(s ( rooftops nnd along Havana's Sen front Drive, which in closed lo traffic. And the basement of'the luxurious hotel Naclonal is an arson >l of artillery shells and smaller ammunition. ready Jiavo been liil)clled provocative by one Havana newspaper. Ashore in Cuba, invasion preparations liave gone to extremes. The network of major highways Angleton Hires Njw Patrolman G. Richard Kaufman, 43, began work as an on Jan. 2. Angleton patrolman Kaufman Is a native of Greentown, Ind., where ho graduated from Greentown High School. A resident of Liberty for the post 20 years, he served on the «.iry police force there during the past three years. s Mrs. Kaufman and the oouple'j l?#ar pld son plan to rjove to Anglcten fronrliberty when t!-e school year is over. Kaufman a 11 e n ded the Texas A&M Traffic Control School in 1959, and the Department of Public Safety School on Traffc Area School Census Slated This Week The annual school census will >c taken Wednesday and rhurj- lay by the Parent-Teacher Associations of Brazospcrt. Parents arc urged '.D cooperate with the PTA representatives w that the census will be as complete and accurate as possiole. They will aid the enumerators by being nt home on those dates, or by making the information available to the census taker. Both scholastic age and prc- school children will be enumerated. Scholaslic children arc Inox born after Sept. 1, 19-13 and before Sept. 2, 1955. Those born on nr before Sept. 1, 19-13 are over school age. Those born on or altra Sept. 2, 1955, arc pre-s c n a o I children. In some cases a child ma> have completed high school, or may be married or in the semu'«, but should be enumerated U becomes within the scholastic a If an enumerator has not caiieu t>y Jan. 20, parents are asked to call the school personnel office at BE 3-3581, so someoJc can coil at the home. Law and in 1960. Accident Investigaci"n MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 196T Associated Press Member DARLENE MARTIN CROWNED AS JA SWEETHEART Miss Darlene Martin of Foamco was crowned as Brazos- port Junior Achievement Sweetheart Saturday night at the annual JA Sweetheart Ball. David Collins, master of cere- moniei, crowned the winner as other candidates watched. Judges were Charlie Holland, Rheem Manufacturing Co.! Mrs. Fey Burke, Tarpon Inn M»n's Wear; Wallace Henry, Police Report Lake Jackson and Clutc pol reported Monday that quiet prevailed over'the weekend and no auto mishaps were reported d'.ir- ing that period. (Joast Gets Clear, Crisp Weather; Brazos Goes Up By Associated Press Tho weather was clear and crisp in Texas this morning. I'he Weather Bureau forecast temperatures in the 50s and 60s in all sections of the state. But in north and central Texas rains of last week PTA Meeting Set Mrs. Dori;; Gleason, guidance counselor, will present the gram lor the meeting of p.o- •he Freeport Junior High School Parent Teacher Association at 7:3!) p.m. Tuesday. The program will bo in the form of A skit. "Getting Ready tor a FoW Year Program," and will inHtiil^ somo parents and eighth prade students. It is said to be especially informative for <Me.hUi enult! parents. pushed many streams and !ho Brazos River out of their banks The Houston Weather Burerj last night advised farmers alon^ the Brazos from Waco south 10 near Cameron to move their livestock to higher ground. The Bureau said runoff Irom heavy rains in the Lamcsa arp^ probably would send the rivr into lowlands. The Trinity River at Dalhs was at flood stage Sunday -.,i.d then dropped rapidly. The V.V.-,. thcr Bureau, however forecast some minor flooding downstream in the ,ioxt few days. Tributaries of the Trinity In Navarro County were out of the.T banks and many farm roads W<VB under water. Lake Whitney on and Lake Waco on tliver were brimful. the the Brazjs Bosque Texas News 'Heichardt Electric Co.: and Mrs. Pearl Glover, The Brazos- port Facts. Candidates for Sweetheart included Fan Tyler, Und* Colley, Kaliko Huichins, Cheryl Farmer, Bobbye Willis, Sandra Young, Claudine White, Sandra Small, Jane Snsvely and Ginger Cook. ^_ —Photo By Sid Glover By Associated Press WASHINGTON — Texas- new senator, William Blakley, appeared on a national television program with other new members of the US Senate yesterday. When asked if Texas is Southern or Western Blaklcy answered "Te::as is Texas." Man Hit On F P Street A man received minor injures stepped off (he southwest curb of Crock-r eirl wai akn hen struck bv a nirlnm iho w.r^H™ ,_j ,..'._' ~°. :..**" was also FOHT WORTH — More than 6-thoutand Baptists are expected in Tort WwUi lo- day. Tnh occasion i* a conference- to lay Dions for ifae Ban- UU Evangelism Driv. in fssi. when struck by a pickup track Saturday. Freeport police also if. vestigated a two-car collision Su,i- day. Ralph O. Fox, 63. of 113 Sou* Front Street in Krecport was injured when he' stepped into the path of the truck at the intersection of South Avenue A ar.'J Vclasco Blvd. North about J.:33 a.m. Saturday. Fox was taken to Dow Hospital's Emergency Room. Hospital authorities said a lacerated left elbow was s u t u r cd und minor injury to his left hip was treated. He was then dismissed. Police reported that the true*, a 1955 Chevrolet, was driven by Arthur Lawrence who gave his! PORTLAND, Ore. — Thei A trial of former Dallas socialite, i^ 33-year-old Mrs. Constancci — Owsley Garrett, is scheduled for today in Portland, Oregon. She is charged with murder. The state charges she set a fire at her homo in which three of her daughters and their govci- ness were burned to death. the intersection and came into tne path of the track. He was strj :'.: by the right front fender of the vehicle. In an accident at West Second and Youpon about 2 p.m. Sunday, police said driven: were Samuel R. McLure of 405 Pecan ,n Sweeny and Joe S. Flores of 14U9 North 191h in Freeport. Officers reported that McLure's 1352 Pontiac and Flores' 19nO Chevrolet were both headed edit on West Second when the Pnn- tiac's driver attempted a U-turn and the vehicles collided. ANCLETON mum! ^avuuuu: w.iu gave -us| . Two char ^ cs . of 1° drive's address as Velasco Seafood Cum-i Ilccnse > a chS-fie of failure to remain at the scene of an accident, and still another for permitting an unlicensed driver to drive were filed in a two car accident in Angleton Saturday. with failure to remain at the scene of an accident. Her brother-in-law, Claudie Paul Carrol of Angleton, was charged with permitting an unlicensed driver to operate a motor vehicle. Angleton Patrolman J. R. Farris said Easley was driving a 1960 Ford and the girt a 1952 Ford. Damage was listed at $300 to the former and $75 to the latter. He said the girl ran a step sign and struck the left rear fender of the Easley' car. The accident occurred at 1:05 p.m. Saturday. Price 6 Cents World News Briefs By Associated Press NEW JERSEY — A Naval airship with two men aboard broke loose from ils mooring mast today at Lakehursi, N. J. The airship deflated and was driven into a wooded area about 500 yards away. Neither man aboard was hurl. ATLANTA— A federal judge who ordered two Negroes admitted to the all-white University of Georgia granted a stay today to permit an appeal to higher court. The action by Judge W. A Boot!e came as Charlayne Hunter and Hamilton Hoimes were at the University in Athens making final arrangements to enter the 175-year-old institution. DeGaulle Policy Favored By Vote (AP) Metropolitan Algeria have votet ALGERIA France and i7 per cent in favor of Presides DeGaulle's Algerian policies. De Gaulle reportedly had hoped 'or more than 65 per cent, toil in abstention campaign orderec by Nationalist Rebel leaders in Algeria made the difference. However, there is every mdica- ion that Do Gaulle will accept he result as a mandate to push ahead. His plan would give Algeria LAOS — Pro-Communist forces in Laos claim that a number of Americans were among 20 foreign officers and men killed or wounded in recent fighting. The report—relayed by Moscow—also says Communist elements have taken control of a vast area since Dec. 13. The company is listed its i owner of the truck. | Officers said the truck waj (traveling west on South Avenue and was making a left Urn U4fYUlf£ a ICll »'I r ll j •**•(,**••*'»* *-f"tUJ.U«lJ, Blvd. when Fu\| Drivers involved were John Poll Tax Campaign Beginning LUBBOCK — The skeleton of an Indian who died be- Two locations for paying pVd tween SOO and 700 years ago: taxes have been announced by has b«sn found in a canyon! County Tax Assessor-CoUettir near Lubbock, Texas. A;H. A. Thomas with more si'es Sheriff's report on the find;to be set up soon, carries the notation: "No at- j Poll taxes may now be paid *o tempt lo locate next of kin.";Mrs. Mary Meggison at the FT*;port National Bank as part of PASALENA — Pasadena authorities say a 46-year-old man the Freeport League of Women Voters' annual poll tax campaign. During the final days ot the was shot to death last night as| monlh ' ^ e League will also ops Eisht ol the 16 flood gates of Lake Waco were opened Sundiv. 3 Sought For Emergency Messages Freeport police received thr.-e requests over the weekend to contact persons for emergency messages but were unable to lo- CHARLES PESSAUHA, son cu '' ! " n .v o! them. fcpf Mix. and MRS. HAHVEYJ At 11:30 p.m. Sunday a message S'ESSAHHA of FP, and CIIAll-i (rom ljlke Chuiles requested ofii- JLOri'E STEWART, daughter I 'it Ml!, niul MHS, C. J. STEW-' ART of Sweeny, among the six .music major students at Whur- lon County Junior College to presented in u recital at the cifM on Jan. 17 .. . KKNNKTH LEVEK1CH and Freedom Rally 7:30 Tonight The first Brazoria County l-'re-.'- ilom Rnlly is set for 7:30 tun HOY McDANlEL, scheduled lo' ( onii;M in the Fairgrounds Audi- rate stations at other locations in Freeport. Thomas also said that deputies would be present to receive prll taxes during the annual L a b or School tcir.e conducted in Frec- port this week. One change has been maJe in procedure this year. When Thomas' request rume before Brazoria County Commissioners Court last weok for permission to a p p oi n t as many deputies as needed, the ro- j quest w^s granted but with >\n core to locate Joyce Calingjsan; addition. of G01 West Swond for a -le.ithl At the suggestion of Commis- mcssage. Officers reported iberejsioner George Duncan, it was recommended that "no poll taxes he tried to break into a residence. He is identified as -46-year-old William Beck, who died 30 minutes later in a Pasadena hospital. Officers say the residence was that of 57-year-old Cecilia Brcwster, and she fired as Beck lhe "n^i"to tried to crash in the front door.' No charges were filed. Armond Easley of Lake Jackson and Judy Evelyn Crocker, 12, of 1007 Vaideras in Angleton. Both weJB ticketed for having no driver's license. The Mischief Reported Malicious mischief was reported to Freeport police Saturday morning by Tom Quales of Cannon Shoe Store at 211 West Second Street j Exporter Band Quales told officers that (the .All-Region Band EC-meone had broken two panes!this ';~4 weekend with ^ Freeport pottce received a report of a prowler in the 1800 Block of North Avenue Q about 6:30 p.m. Sunday, but found the prowler gone on arrival. WASHINGTON — President Eisenhower was scheduled to cpen a White House Conference on the aging this morning. Some 2,500 delegates from all 50 states will attend. A fight is expected during the meeting over rival plans for helping the needy aged with their medical autonomy ,immediaioly self-determination vote and a later. In the vote in Algeria, final tabulations still are incomplete. But by the tune counting recessed last night, nearly 67 per cent .jf the vote in the territory wAs in favor of De Gaulb. However, abstentions were running as high as 40 per cent in some of the territory's 13 departments. On balance, the vote went against De Gaulle in only ci.e department — Oran, on the Mediterranean Coast. Oran long has been a hotbed of both European Rebel Nationi- bills. Colonialism and L-sm. In a television appearance late last night, French Premier Mich/;] Defaree claimed a great victory xi the government. In his words: "What a feeling of rallying, unity and strength the n a t i o n has shown — rising above those who work to divide." De Gaulle had no immediare statement on the outcome. In contrast to the Algeria vote of 67 per cent for, the vote in Metropolitan France was 75 per cent for and 22 per csat abstain- BELGIUM— Belgian police have arrested at least 1301 men -allegedly preparing io j attack the main railroad sia- iioni in two cities — Mons and Chaileroi. The mas« ar- 1 rests took place today as the! oahon-witie strike against ihe j gorernment's austerity plan- went into its 2Ut day. I ing. The polling was generally >juipt in France. Tragedy Strikes Violence and death marked (he referendum in Algeria. Since tha voting started last Friday, 29 persons were killed and scores were injured. Fourteen persons dW yesterday alone. The vote in metropolitan Franca lasted only one day — yesterday. Merger Study Group To Hear Public Views The public will have an opportunity to express opinions on consolidation zt a hearing Tuesday of the Consolidation Study Committee of the City of Lake Jackson. The hearing wiil begin at 7 p.m. in the council chamber of the city hall. John Huebel, study committee co-chairman, stressed that while the views of the public are being sought as guidance for the committee, it is not intended that the committee will enter into any discussion with tlvs public on the subject of consolidation at this time. Sam Pessarra of the Area Planning Commission, which prepared the original outline for consolidation oi Brazosport cites, will be on hand to answer questions about his group's report. The Laks Jackson committee began its work in December and has been meeting in subcommittees to study various aspects of consolidation as it would affect Lake Jackson. Last weelC trie Wty-bond' agent, Ernest Brown, spoke before a joint meeting of the bond and taxes sub-grpups. from Brazosport Selected For All-State Band of a rear window of the store, causing about $5 damage. Joint Meeting _ The Operating Engineers I/v-a! 564 and Ladies Auxiliary wJ meet at 7:30 tonight in the Union toll in Freeport. T. B. Crow, wsiness agent for the Local, will be the speaker. All Local members are invited o attend and bring their wives. Fifteen members of the B.HS. participated m trycuis tvo oi these students wiil be competing, for All-State designati.-n with other bandsmen from an area extending from Texarkana ., . —I—~— •—».«-"miie, uuiii i c.\xii i^tlld the group selected for the high»stjdown to the Gulf Coast rou»n!y honor that can De given to a!one fifth of the states area. Thw high school bandsman, - mem- are Lynn Laminack, Junior bership in the All-State B a n d. Bassoonist, and Rebecca Lucas, Kpger McCain, senior trom- Sophomore Bass Clarientist bomst, and Jimmy Krebs, junior The All-Region Band met in Houston at the Cullen Auditorium eometist were so honored. These —•"- i * *v*».JW*» ut MIC V*ILUC1I rtUU4.lUHUUI , P^orming in for the tryouts Thursday after- the All-State Band at the T.M.EA noon, and worked long, hard PAnwmtww in KV.K H .-,».. ._'-,., ._..*' **"" Convention in February. hours Friday and Saturday under Two more members of the bard | Dr. William Revelli, director of have one more opportunity to!tho University of Michigan rnake the band at the area fry. cert Band, oats in Lufkin in two weeks. A tragedy in the family of a former Velasco Junior High) School counselor and has be-3n j reocrted. According to information received recently by Mrs, Max Leon of Lake Jackson, Gary C. Paini- er's Austin home burned and his four year old daughter was lr.U»d in the fire the week after Christmas. Mrs. Leon, a co-worker • of- Palmer's before he left Brazos- port in October ot 1959 alter about three years a: school counselor, said Mrs. Palmer was in the ;arage, washing, when their daughter, Mary Elizabeth, apparently set the house on fire. The child became scared and hid Soviets Ask New UN Congo Debate NEW YORK (AP) - The Soviet Union pressed the Security Coua- cil today to hold a new UN debate on the Congo. Russia charges that Belgium helped organize an attack New Year's Day by one Congolese faction on another through tha neighboring UN trust territory il Ruanda-Urundi. The UN meeting is expected late this week. Some diplomats speculated that UN Secretary-General Dag Ham- marskjold, who left last Tuesday on a two-week trip to Africa and ,,_,„, .. India, would hurry back to New cated. me Palmers were able to York for the debate. Peddler Amendment Is Topic was no such address a n d th".v were unable to find the wonvui. At 3:5$ a.m. Sunday Mis. Chemical Company's Plant B. Officers were unable to toc.ite Ihu man however. At the request oi a relative in Johnny Hubert of Kilgore ask^ljsold lor consumption officers to locate her husband fir I premises." an cmergenry message. She vi'.d Hubert lived somewhere on Ninth" Street In North Frceport, drove n light blue I960 Studebakcr 1-ark, and Wiis c m p 1 oycd lit IXiw A revised version of the proposed amendment to the Freeport peddler's ordinance will be presented by City Attorney Wayne Holder to the Freeport City Council tonight The meeting, which begins at recommemled mat "no poll taxes 7:30 p.m. in the City Hall Coun- be sold m an es t a bl i shmentl eil Chambers, will also include study of a proposed agreement with the Texas Highway Department. This would be in preparation for the widening of Gulf Boule- •hree sons, one of wh'.rti t-ently, Mrs. Leon *e- iul for Mary Elizabeih ,-as h^.j in Paris, Tex. The Palmers are now living rt J3907 Idewild in Austin. Palmer port. Th, Saturday night, this group yre-1 is director ot counseling and guid- sented a concert for a large lance of the Austin Stale School, crowd. Dr. Revelli, whose University of Michigan Band has been select- Hammarskjold is now in South Africa. Soviet Deputy Foreign minister Zorin filed the complaint against Belgium Saturday night and asked Omar Loutfi of the United Arab Republic, president ol the Council for January, to convene it as quickly as possible. vard (also Farm Road 523) North Fourth Street to South j countries Fourth Street, a distance eight blocks. In a cultural exchange this year, was very his praise of this lira Untrained Poll Workers At S.A. Stay Untrained where intoxicating beverages on the Marine News Sweeny, |x>licc Saturday checked celebrate birthdays on Tues- turium In Aujjlelon with Majrr day . . . j George Jordan as speaker. Tic-nets. Mil. uml MHS. T. H. WIL-l"fo SI "»<1 may be purchased dtj"'» county in an attempt to locate L1AMS uf Curpus Christ!, visit- "'<• door ' lAnion Wayne Capps. a). thon^i! lo Major Jordan has served iis;'"-' driving u 1354 Chevrolet. They ing tins wvckL-iid In ihi- of MILS. WILLIAMS' brothers, J 1*. DAN.SHY. DANSBY, who CKADY and MHS. MAYE liud been vi.sitinii here for the lifWBay.s, returned to Corpus Christ! with them . . . The KICV. HAItOLl) IUT- CI1KY of Kl 1 , in Kurt Worth fur the SoiitlK-in Haptlsl foil- vciitlnii that benin.s tucla.v . . . MHS, 1'AUl. MUGGINS, winner of an ml painting in lite UAL Hi'lul.iy (Jalln-y with her paucl oi aiujvls ia ivliuf .. . I.piid-I.euso expediter and >sas l"virsuit of Kickonbacker's Ki'iHi|i, tlie 117th Flr:U Ai'io World War I. Hj Ixxiks douliiif; with -Squadron, in has authored shipinrnls ol vital materials Inm IWusliliiKliin to Hiissin and Die nir- rent gold erlsis, Sun Data Sets Today 5:-lll p.m. Cut'^day 7:IK u m. Sets Tuesday 5;4U p.m. were unable to obtain any mution un Cupps' whereabouts. Fire Call The l.uhe Jackson Fire Department was iluninolied Svin- Uay uboul 8:30 a.m. when a cur \vus ie|>:uied to be on fire at tlie First 1'ivsbyleruin Church. Lake Jueksun |>olicu repurteii that the fire m the ear's wiring caused only minor damage. S. s Amsteldyk In Dock Brazos Harbor S/s Isavstcin Due Jan. 9 Brazos Harbor S/s 1X-1 Viento Due Jan. 10 Brazos Harbor S/s Gulf Banker Due Jan. 10 Brazos Harbor S/s Hess Diesel Due Jan. 11 Phillips Hock S/s Hess Petrol Due Jan. 12 Phillips iJock S/s Hornero Due Jan. 13 llra/os Harbor S. s Hellenic Destiny Duo Jan. It! Brazos Harbor igroup. , . two police patrol cars, study of Region Band were: Charlana Me- final revisions made by the C ool, Sylvia Thorpe. Joyce H c °firm of Caudill, Hewlett and man, Shirley Insall, Elizabeth Scott on the design of Fire Sta- i DiGuardi, Bobby Sanders, rtuthie uon No. 2 and the city library, I Jauregui, Chuck Kluge, Pat and a number of routine busi- j O'Connell, Herman Hernaiid t z, ness items. j and Carol Ann Dunn. SAN ANTONIO (AP) — in view of the recent furor over untrained poll workers and s'oting machine d i f f i c u Ities in dexar County, Sun Antonio city officia's were taking no chances. qty Clerk J. Frank Gallagher decided to hold an instruction period to- all election judges and poll workeis prior to the city's expressway bond election Jan. 10. 2 Attend Meeting On UN Peace Role Two Brazosport women will tie among tlie more than 200 of League of Women Voters expected to attend a conformes Wednesday in Los Angeles io discuss the role of the United Nations in promoting peace through world economic development. The conference, to be Ambassador Hotel, has too be«n called by tlie Carrie Chapman Catt Memorial Fund. Attending from here will be Mrs. Fred £. McDonald ol the Freeport LWV and Mrs. R. K. Treichler of 0<e Lake Jackson LWV. They will <u make the trip by plane leaving >\U1 speak on the itiaia theme Tuesday. ! the conference. Both are members of their lo- ( A eerollarv- -al League national agenda com- j on eommuni luittees. Attending ihe conference will be i United Nations can be increased LWV members from Arizona,! and deepened. Edward Stanley, New Mexico, and southern Csi>- fornia, as well as Texas. Highlight of tlie one day conference, which is being mad? 'be tor International Order and others, will be an address by Max F. Millikan, director of the Center for International Studies at tie possible through grants to CCCMF from the Institute Director of Public Affairs for tne National Broadcasting Company, will open the conference with an address on the mutual responsibility of mass media and organizations in interesting tlie pubii would take the ideas put forth in the speech and interpret them to a larger audience through their particular medium. Joining Stanley on this panel will be Robert Weed, Publisner of the Valley Times Today of in the UN's role in worH! North Hollywood, represam- eoonomic development. i ln S the P ress i Edward J. Slevin, His address will bo followed by| of ^^ Ross Company, '.os the showing of two films produ^ ? Dr. Ray Ragsdite, Massachusetts Institute of fecii-! especially for the CCCMF by the First Methodist Church, Whitrier, nology and co-author with W. W. Rostow ol "A Proposal: Key lo an Effective Foreign Policy," vao United Nations film division and made available through the N t- tional Educational Television and Radio Center. Calif. The Los Angeles Conference is the first of a series of confar- I enees to be put on by the CCCM 1 -' Dr. Millikan's speech will bems part of their United Nations :•>' emphasis will be J followed by a panel oi communi-1 Project. The second ieatious and the \V:A j cations experts and a minister un will be I |iu wliich understanding ol ine|the way ia which each ol UienilJan. IS. held in San Francisco Purpose of the instruction — demonstrate the proper procedure for operating a voting machine. One-hundred and thirty election judges and workers gathered for the session at Municipal Auditorium. Gallagher introduced his assistant Jake Inselman who began by stating — "The first Lhi.ig you must do is make sure you have the right key for the machine." Inselman produced a Key, checked the serial number of Ihe machine to make sure it was the right key, inserted the key into the lock and twisted. Nothing happened. Inselman twisted again. Still nothing happened. By this time—chuckles from Ihe audience. Gallagher joined his red-faced assistant. Gallagher twisted. Nothing happened. Both checked serial numbers. Both agree it was the right key. More twisting. More nothing. The battle proceeded for 20 minutes. Finally, inselman turned to the laughing audience and apol> getically said — "Now you know what can happen at the polls. 11 e best thing to do in this case :s eall a repairman." The instruction session adjojrn- ed. No one got to se« how • voting machine opei-tiles.

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