nt ti 0 TS ds to M al IFFLITURA PRESS HI 2-8682 HI 2-2426 1714 SO. CONGRESS AUSTIN Waco, Texas Bernard Rapoport, President lems of Mexican-Americans. He was in Corpus Christi for several private meetings with supporters, including Latins there who worked for his reelection. V Thirty-five students at San Isidro demonstrated against the resignations of a principal and his assistant. It was charged that the two educators were forced to resign because they supported Republican candidates, including Tower. Several public figures have spoken recently on the Texas A&M campus Maury Maverick, Jr., Cong-elect Bob Eckhardt, Cong-elect George Bush, and Sen. Yarborough. Maverick spoke on “Dissent to Constituted Authority.” V Students at Prairie View A&M who have complained this fall of student life and the “lack of teaching and leadership” on the campus called off a planned ten-day boycott of the student union and the campus exchange. One student leader said that there is “no longer any need” for the boycott since Dr. A. I. Thomas was appointed to replace Dr. E. B. Evans as acting president during the illness of Dr. Jesse M. Drew. 26 The Texas Observer Final Totals g o ow A suit challenging the legality of Amendment No. 7’s wording on the Nov. 8 ballot has been filed, temporarily at least blocking canvass of the votes. That’s the amendment which called for abolishing the poll tax, approved by 551,324 to 426,430. The legal action was brought by Roy Evans, Texas AFL-CIO secretary-treasurer, and Allen Matthews, president of the Austin Central Labor Council. They argue that the amendment, as shown on the ballot, did not say anything about adding a provision for annual voter registration to the constitution, which is the effect of No. 7’s approval. State officials were expected to file an answer this week with the court. V Meanwhile, the votes on the other 15 proposed amendments have been can1. Permit land near cities to be taxed as farm land, 578,504 to 510,769. 2. Create Fort WorthDallas airport authority, 593,986 to 476,345. 3. Clear up technicality in financing of Arlington State College, 574,960 to 455,580. 4. Increase to conservation and reclamation districts, 503,885 to 534,248. 5. Retirement system for political subdivisions, 562,168 to 502,867. 6. Authorize payments to survivors of lawmen, policemen, and custodial workers in prisons, 780,570 to 303,073. 8.Ease residence requirements for voting for President and Vice President, 701,349 to 347,337. 9.Increase judges of Texas Court of Criminal Appeals to five, 674,985 to 348,858. 10. Drop the requirement of new tax elections after school district boundaries are changed, 668,714 to 355,875. 11. Water development activities and tonds issuance, 673,688 to 375,801. 12. Dissolution of hospital districts, 651,821 to 361,094. 13. Combining governmental functions in Harris County, 565,174 to 447,578. 14. Let servicemen stationed in Texas vote, 893,789 to 197,901. 15. Permit private and federal .funds to be channelled through the state to private agencies to aid the handicapped, 779,957 to 277,092. 16. Have legislators’ terms begin the day the regular session opens, 787,823 to 232,212. 100 U.S. Sen. John Tower received a 197,746 margin over Waggoner Carr, winning by an official 841,501 to 643,855. The constitution party’s James Holland got 6,779 votes. Other races canvassed include attorney genand lieutenant governor will be canvassed after the legislature convenes. John Connally received about 1,037,515 votes against the G.O.P.’s T. E. Kennerly, about 72.5%. In the contested Congressional races the canvass was: Joe Pool 35,081, Jim Collins 30,588; Earle Cabell 39,977, Duke Burgess, 25,563; Graham Purcell 43,820, D. C. Norwood 32,960; George Bush 53,756, Frank Briscoe 39,958, Bob Gray 488; Bob Price 45,209, Dee Miller 30,822; Jake Pickle 55,424, Jane Sumner 18,343. Classified SPECIAL SHOWING!!! Felix Greene’s spectacular color film, CHINA! Added short, PEKING SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. Dec. 11th and 12th, two shows nitely, Alray Theatre, 5006 Fulton, Houston. Benefit performance, HOUSTON CITIZENS FOR ACTION ON VIETNAM, P. 0. BOX 1811. r1I’ z Since 1866 The Place in Austin GOOD FOOD GOOD BEER 1607 San Jacinto GR 7-4171 Campaign Cards & Placards & Bumper strip SZ Brochures & Flyers & Letterheads & En elopes gr Vertical Posters & Buttons & Ribt ons & Badges & Process Color Work & Ar Work & Forms & Newspapers & Political F rinting & Books & Silk Screen Work & Mag a 0 1 e AMERICAN INCOME LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY OF INDIANA Underwriters of the American Income Labor Disability Policy Executive Offices: P.O. Box 208 & Silk Screen Work & Po itical Printing f Novelties & Mimeograph Supplies & Convent
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