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vr The liberals’ political situa tion vis-a-vis the possible race for Johnson’s Senate seat was illustrated when the Belden Poll on the question failed to include a single liberal in a list of eight possible candidates about whom voters’ opinions were asked. The results: Price Daniel 17%, Allan Shivers 14, Martin Dies 8, Will Wilson 7, Waggoner Carr 6, Ben Ramsey 5, Joe Kilgore 4, Jack Cox 4. Political Intelligence g o or Striking workers at the Pey ton Packing Co., who are protesting the use of alien workers from across the border who commute into the U.S. from day to day, allege, in a “strike bulletin,” that El Paso immigration director Marcus Neelly has announced he will resign and take a job with the El Paso Industrial Council, “the’ force behind the Peyton Packing Co. . . Men such as Neelly have na business in positions where they can interpret laws to suit themselves and to the detriment of the worker,” the bulletin Says. vor Rep. Criss Cole, Houston moderate-liberal, has pledged to Rep. James Turman for Speaker, bringing Turman’s total of released names to 75 \(although one of these, David Read, is expected Hale, Corpus, withdrew as a candidate, noting that “the race is almost over” and he is out of it. Partisans of Turman noted in Austin that Speaker Carr has lined up the general investigating committee of the Houston four-to-one with backers of Rep. Wade Spilman as speaker, an important fact that cornmitee decides to investigate the Speaker’s contest. I, Carr, speaking in Beaumont, said communism in Latin America endangers Texas trade expansion and urged sending U. S. doctors, educator s, engineers, builders, and technical experts to work on problems of poverty which are spawning communism. frof Opposition continues to pile up against further state spending for new farm-to-market roads. The “Texas Parade,” in the section devoted to policies of the Texas Good Roads Assn., praises the program but says that with rural population declining the legislature should “reappraise” it. V The prospects for passage of the $4,800 annual salary scale for legislators and the “anti-loan shark amendment” to lift the constitutional interest rate ceiling of ten per cent improved when Gen. Preston Weatherred’s report endorsed them. Weatherred is dean of conservative lobbyists. . . . Meanwhile, the State Bar announced that by a vote of 6,992 to 618, lawyers approve the “antiloan shark amendment,” and the State Junior Bar formed a committee to, work for it. frof Gordon Lovett, organizer for the Socialist Party-Social Democratic Federation of the U. S.,r is trying to form an Austin chapter. vir Dallas News’ news coverage of the state Democratic convention includes these journalistic novelties: the front page news luded to Gov. Daniel’ success with the words, “toot, toot, the steamroller moved”; a headline over another news story on the convention said, “Democrats Approve Daniel-Dictated Platform.” g o of The current issue of The Individual, a free-lance political monthly published in San Antonio, contains articles by Nancy Phillips on the picketing of Handy-Andy, Billie Peery on loan sharks, Kathleen Voight on the religious question, and Dick Meskill on a local hospital bond issue. AUSTIN “The University of Texas opens its 1960-61 long session … with an emphasis on quality, rather than quantity.”news release. The editor and I were working in the Observer office Sunday afternoon when we were roused by feminine giggles, screams, and shouts from across the street at the new Delta Zeta House, home of the only sorority swimming pool in the land, and the second largest, counting fraternities, in the whole University of Texas. We rushed outside, as our readers would of course expect us to do, and were greeted by a mad human stampede, composed of girls of all sizes, tall, small, and in ‘between. It was difficult at first to make heads or tails of them, but something like this was happening, roughly: The girls rushing down the street from the campus had just made up their minds about which sorority to join. The girls waiting for them were the sorority girls. At the corner of 24th and San Antonio the two waves converged. The new girls and the old ones were crying and yelling and jumping up and clown. They gathered in circles and squares, they were horizontal and vertical, upside down and right side up. They were being thrown in the air, tossed around, kissed, and squeezed. When ‘ a particularly important new girl was spotted up the street, the older sisters exhibited more than the usual hysteria and broke into clapping and singing. The fraternity boys were there also, cool and clean like tall glasses of milk. They joined in the action. When they spotted some girl they THE. TEXAS OBSERVER Page 7 Sept. 23, 1960 knew, primordial shouts rose from them like the happy animal cries the cavemen must have unloosed on similar occasions. Others in long convertibles or pintsized foreign makes cruised by, shouting and gesticulating. Proud parents watched from the lawns. In front of the Pi Phi house, where several hundred young women were involved in this procedure, I barely missed being run down by a flying phalanx of fledglings. The editor was struck from the backside by a massive red-head and was dragged away in the nick of time by some S.A.E. wearing a Nixon button, apparently unaware of the implications of his rescue. In front of the Theta house was a lawn party where three or four hundred young students, ‘standing about in clusters of forty or fifty, discussed the long-range conse. quences of the afternoon’s events. They looked very scrubbed and opulent and serious. The general din did not subside for some time after we returned to the office. When I went outside after dark it was strangely quiet. I surmised everyone must have gone off for a session at the li brary. All I heard was the Tower cloCk striking seven, and the sound of splashes from the Delta Zeta pool across the way. W.M. Jim Tucker Insurance Agency Home . . . Business 6511 South Park Blvd. Houston, Texas Phone M 4-1641 Co-Ops Vs. Bankers, T.M.A. HIGHER EDUCATION . Bankers’ Digest, publication for Texas bankers, published an item from Washington saying “Nixon has the edge” in the elec tion and reporting “critical talk of many women about Mrs. Kennedy as not being the ‘type’ that fits the White House.” One Texas banker sent this to the Observer noting that the item certainly had a lot to do with bankers’ interests. goof “Texas Co-Op Power,” pub lication of the REA’s, makes its Democratic partisanship clear in its September issue, running a splash-picture of Sen. Johnson on its cover and publishing inside a talk by Speaker Sam Rayburn in which he says the Democrats enacted the REA program and he, Rayburn, in 1944 began a fight for farm-to-market roads. Rayburn’s remarks end: ” . . . vote the Democratic Ticket.” g o of Texas Manufacturers’ Assn. does not conceal a preference for Nixon in a memo on national affairs. Stating that in the last two years, “business fared pretty well” in Congress, T.M.A. declares that John Kennedy has promised to work for a “.common situs” picketing bill, which “business strongly opposed,” and Kennedy promised to campaign for a $1.25 minimum wage, which T.M.A. says “business opposed . . . as inflationary.” Reviewing other conservative gains in legislation, T. M.A. hails “the power of the conservative coalition. May it continue.” vor “Americans for Constitution al Action,” the conservatives’ answer to A.D.A., have provided a new evaluation of Texas congressmen. Giving Bruce Alger, the Dallas Republican, 100%that is, a perfect score for conservativism A.C.A. r a n k s other Texans in Washington thusly: Sen. Johnson, 10%; . Sen. Yar borough, 6%; and Congressmen Patman, 18; Brooks, 13; Beckworth, 20; Teague, 34; Dowdy, 56; Thomas, 23; Thompson, 20; Thornberry, 19; Poage, 33; Wright, 28; Ikard, 29; Young, 26; Kilgore, 58; Rutherford, 30; Burleson, 48; Rogers, 33; Mahon, 48; Kilday, 23; Fisher, 51; Casey, 47. If 70 was the passing score, only Alger passed. g o of The short extra session of Congress was generally regarded as having been unfortunate for Kennedy, since major Democratic programs like the $1.25 minimum wage and medical .care for the aged as a part of social security did not pass. Rep. J. T. Rutherford, Odessa, says, however, that the Congress “did pretty well” and “bore the stamp of moderation despite many predictions that it would be a wild-eyed Congress . . .” 100 In Dallas, Dist. Judge J. B. Davenport approved Sen. Johnson’s two places on the November ballot, for senator and vice-president, in the situation’s test case in the state courts. Atty. Gen. Will Wilson said the legislature made “a political decision of policy” in a law that was constitutional. James Donavan, attorney for the three plaintiffstwo Democratic state convention delegates and North Texas college student Michael Schwillereferred to “political dishonesty and immorality made possible by years of power.” The judge said the only proper plaintiff would be one with a special interest in the race, such as another candidate. por The Houston Post oil col umnist Jim Clark, arguing further for the oil depletion allow ance, said that without it, “the price of gasoline could go up as much as ten cents a gallon or more … Monopoly might become a threat . . . Uninformed citizens who are mesmerized by dema gogues are the only ones openly opposed to percentage depletion.” LEGALS STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF DALLAS Know All Men: That I, Raleigh F. Davis, here tofore conducted a business in the name of Davis Tool & Die Com pany, intend to incorporate that business under the name, to-wit: Davis Tool and Die Company, Inc. s/ RALPH F. DAVIS CITATION BY PUBLICATION THE STATE OF TEXAS TO John M. Harrington Defendant, in the hereinafter styled and numbered cause: You are hereby commanded to appear before the 126th Judicial District Court of Travis County, Texas, to be held at the courthouse of said county in the City of Austin, Travis County, Texas, at or before 10 o’clock A. M. of the first Monday after the expiration of 42 days from the date of issuance hereof; that is to say, at or before, 10 o’clock A. M. of Monday the 31st day of October, 1960, and answer the petition of plaintiff in Cause Number 114,999, in which First Austin Company is Plaintiff and John M. Harrington, E. A. Jones and Warren Jones are defendants, filed in said Court on the 5th day of August, 1960, and the nature of which said suit is as follows: Being an action and prayer by plaintiff and against defendant, John M. Harrington for Judgment in the sum of $1,750.00, and interest and attorney’s’ fees, and for foreclosure of vendor’s lien and for order of sale of the property hereinafter described; Plaintiff alleges that on or about September 14, 1955, Defendant, John M. Harrington executed and delivered to plaintiff his promissory note in the amount of $1,750.00 payable date, with interest at the rate Of 6% per cent per annum and 10% attorney’s fees upon principal and interest if placed in the hands of an attorney for collection. Plaintiff further alleges that on or about the 25th day of October, 1956, it mad.. demand upon the defendant for payment of said note, that defendant refused payment and that said note was placed in the hands of an attorney for collection. Plaintiff alleges that on or aboUt the 14th day of September, 1955, plaintiff executed and delivered to defendant, John M. Harrington deeds conveying the following described real estate, to-wit: 204 and 206, of Jones Brothers Lake Sandy Subdivision No. Two ty, Texas, according to man or plat thereof recorded in Volume 4. Page 175, Plat Records of Travis County, Texas, said warranty deed being recorded in Vol. 1631, Page 23, Deed Records of Travis County, Texas; of Jones Brothers Lake Sandy division in Travis County, Texas. according to map or plat thereof recorded in Volume 4, Page 175, Plat Records of Travis County, Texas, said warranty -dead being recorded in Vol. 1631, Page 24, Deed Records of Travis County. Texas; that said promissory note aforesaid was for part payment of the purchase price of said property; ject to an existing indebtedness, secured by deed of trust which has been exercised, foreclosing the interest of John M. Harrington and plaintiff in said property, but the title of said defendant and the vendor’s lien of Plaintiff is outstanding and valid as to the property described in Deed No. Plaintiff alleges that on or about the 30th day of November, 1955, John M. Harrington executed to defendants, A. E. Jones and Warren Jones, a quitclaim deed to a tract of land described in said deed recorded in the Deed Records of Travis County, Texas, in Vol 1646, at page 44, as follows: All of Lots 64 and 65 in Retirement Village No. 2, a subdivision of Travis County, Texas, of record in Volume 2, Page 457, of the Plat Records of Travis County, Texas, and the land or parcel