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Political Intelligence Since 1866 The Place in Austin GOOD FOOD GOOD BEER 1607 San Jacinto GR 7-4171 charges of ‘fraud and misregistrations. In San Antonio the conservative tax-assessor collector, Charles G. Davis, made a splash with his revelation that 68 aliens had signed up free. He was especially hot that one of the 68 was charged with assault to murder. Dist. Judge Archie Brown called a court of inquiry, and Davis and District Attorney James Barlow, a moderate liberal, squared away. Other instances of aliens who signed up have been produced. Evidently some of the 1,100 Neighborhood Youth Corps youngsters who, on their own time, got 36,000 of San Antonio’s 90,000 new registrants are suspected of having made errors. They were organized for West Side canvassing by the S. A. Neighborhood Youth Organization. A spokesman for them says the inquiry is going to dampen their enthusiasm for civic work. So far in San Antonio just one case of an apparent forgery has been reported by Judge Brown, but in Corpus Christi, the Dallas News reports, the assessor-collector says at least a dozen apparent forgeries have been found, and he doesn’t know how many more there might be. For a certainty the voter registration law will be a subject of 1967 legislation. Some, conservatives, will argue for a much stricter annual registration system. Others, liberals, will argue that the permanent registration system, with the double-signature checking method, is needed. El The Non-Nuclear Time Being V’ Discussing the Vietnam war in Corpus Christi, Sen. John Tower, R.-Tex., said, \(as reported in the Corpus Christi be wise currently to resort to nuclear weap ons. They are not necessary under present circumstances. I am not saying they The Texas Observer Well Known to Union Labor . couldn’t be used in the future if necessary.” As to whether ‘Peking will intrude in Vietnam,” Tower said, “I don’t believe they will.” If they do, he said, they risk being bombed. After six days in Vietnam during the anti-Ky riots, Tower made a number of statements about that. “The demonstra tions were started to embarrass the U.S. and destroy the morale in the U.S.,” he said in Corpus. To Washington reporters, he said Ky’s military junta can survive if it moves carefully. He agreed with Sen. Richard Russell, D.-Ga., that if a new government asked the U.S. to leave, it would have to, but Tower added that he did not believe this would happen. He said the possibility that communists have “infiltrated” the Buddhist movement must ‘be considered. On the war, Tower said, “We have taken the military offensive. We are winning. We have raised the killed-in-action ratio substantially.” In Corpus he said, “I hope our airmen are given more latitude in choosing targets.” In his newsletter he advocated bombing oil storage and materiel storage facilities in the Hanoi and Haiphong areas, closing Haiphong, more helicopters, use of the M-16 rifle, continued expansion of port facilities, and more troops. He said: “We must realize, too, that more troops are going to be needed. . . . A large section of South Vietnam still is under Vietcong control, although we do control now a majority of the people. I think more troops will enable us to control more ground and to hold it and to hasten the day when we can make our pacification program work to the extent that we create a friendly atmosphere toward the government of Vietnam, among the Vietnamese peopleand toward the United Statesto the extent it will ‘be much more difficult for the Vietcong to operate.” V Tower plans to stress inflation and what he takes to be the correlative 10 Ls Jake Sorrells . . . joins forces with AMERICAN INCOME LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY of Indiana Underwriters of the Union Labor Disability Policy Jake Sorrells still works for the cause of Union Labor with American Income’s Union Labor Disability Policy which is identified by its unique “Arbitration Privilege” and “Authorized Strike” clauses, created especially for men of Union Labor. American Income pridefully acknowledges Jake Sorrells as one of its coast-to-coast representatives before the councils of Union Labor. Executive Offices P. 0. Box 208 Waco, Texas Bernard Rapoport, President