Yoakum Herald-Times (Yoakum, Tex.), Vol. 64, No. 38, Ed. 1 Tuesday, May 10, 1960 Page: 2 of 6
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Page TWO ’, YOAKUM HERALD-TIMES, Yoakum, Texas
Tuesday, May 10th, 1960
Name Omitted In
Dance Review Article
In the write-up submitted oy
Mrs. Mann on the Dance Re-
view, one name was uninten-
Donna Mae Zinke should also
have been listed among those
who performed at the Dance
1959 CHEVROLET, 4-door Bel
Air, heater, two tone
paint, W-W tires, new car
warranty, 9,000 miles, one
1959 CHEVROLET, Impala,
Sport Coupe, V-8 engine,
powerglide, EZI Glass, ra-
dio, heater, whitewall tires,
white and turquoise finish,
less than 8,000 miles, just
BY THE WAY
•• By: WAiTER MALEO ••
Stans Warns of Budget Climb
1957 CHEVROLET “210” 4-dr.
6 cylinder, standard trans-
mission, radio, heater, near
new tires, original shiney
black finish, one owner,
1957 CHEVROLET townsman,
4-door staticr. wagon, Y-G
engine, heater, powerglide,
radio, EZI glass. Ivory and
Dusk pearl tutone, one
1956 CHEVROLET Bel Air 4-dr.
Powerpack V-8, Power-
glide, radio, heater, EZI
Glass, whitewall tires, Iv-
ory and light green tutone.
1956 FORI) Customline 2 door,
radio, heater, whitewall ti-
res, air conditioning, white
and light blue tutone, ex-
tra clean. — One owneer.
1955 BUICK, 4-dr. Sedan Dyna-
flo transmission, factory
air conditioning, radio,
heater, near new whitewall
tires, power steering, pow-
er brakes, Howard Camp-
bell rebuilt engine. Dover
white and cameo beige tu-
The Mother’s I&y comes and
goes, since it’s only an annual
reminder of what our mothers
mean to us. Every day is really
a mother’s day. And when she
Is gone, how much Is she miss-
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But so it is with all of us, no
matter how much we may mean
to our dear ones and others. The
longer we travel, the more tired
we get, till we fall asleep and
rest for ever.
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If Republicans succeed to
team up Rockefellow with Nix-
on, it will be a combination not
easy for Democrats to beat.
Rockefeller would add strength
to the ticket no other Republi-
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The only combination that
could match this on the other
side would be of course John-
son and Kennedy. And this is
a growing possibility. Johnson
for president, Kennedy for vice-
president would be hard to
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How to avoid a deficit spend-
ing? Why could not the state
be like most of the people —
to live within its means? Why
should not sending be guided
by the revenue? Is there any
other sound way?
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As it has been, the legislators
would first decide about the
spending. And then the hunt was
on for more taxes. And so the
taxes grow. And so also grows
the inflation by this irrespon-
sible spending way ahead of the
population growth, or the weal-
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Taxes are one way to drive the
prices and the cdst of living
up, creating more inflation. But
even more inflation Is caused
by labor unions constant drive
for more, regardless of every-
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The steel strike was an out-
standing example of this inflat-
ionary power. The steel work-
ers were already the best paid
workers in the land. But that
didn’t make any difference. The
union demanded more. And “o-
ver our dead bodies," as their
Hoffman said, would their fea-
— Houston Post —
Some sobering thoughts on the federal budget and how it
keeps growing have come from Budget Director Maurice H. Stans,
who Tuesday told members of the Chamber of Commerce of the
United States that if the spending progression of the past 10
years is maintained, this country would have a budget of $160
Billion by 1970.
Most persons would probably say this is impossible, but few
in 1930, when the budgiet was $3 Billion, would have predicted
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and then climb to $80 Billion in this year of 1960. Stans pointed
out that the budget has had a 25-fold increase in three decades.
Every recent budget as been a record peacetime budget, and
next year’s, he added will be no exception. He estimated that
"built-in" spending increases will boost it to approximately $81
The “built-in" increase consist largely of programs voted
by Congress which start in a small way and then continue to
grow year after year. Once they are established, it is virtually
impossible to »op them. Every Congress adds its own share of
such programs, so tlye budget continues to climb. Even if
Congress were to start no new spending programs, it is unlikely
that any substantial reduction below the current $80 Billion
could be noticed for years.
Stans was critical of what he called “the cult of growth, the
economic faddists who believe In the miracle theorj of public
spending as a major spur to economic growth.” These spending
advocates he continued, contend that the nation’s future depends
on satisfying all the wants of the American people by federal
spending and borrowing “without and unhealthy inhibitions
about balanced budgets or big debts or inflation."
Referring to the possibility of a $160 Billion budget, Stans
remarked that he hopes it will not happen, "but we’ve shown that
we know how to do it.”
Wo have indeed. And unless the budget director’s warning
is heeded, we well may some day be groaning under its weight.
See Races page 2 col. 5
received 1301 votes in Precinct
3, Yoakum and Shiner. He had
L. M. Doder, public weigher
for Prct. 3 had no opposition and
received 1203 votes.
Yoakum Constable Albert Mc-
Elroy, Prct 7, had no opposition
and received 741 votes.
In the other races totals were
Mrs. Frances J. Polasek, Co.
Tax Assessor-Collector, no oppo-
sition, received a total oi 466U
The Civil War Centennial
The Southern aristocracy started the Civil War. But the
people were its chief victims, paying for it as usual.
In Richmond, Va., the seat of the Confederacy, in the fourth
year of the war a pair of gloves cost $30, a pair of slippers $50,
$24 for six spools of thread, $32 for five hankerchiefs.
The barrel of flour rose from $200 to $500 in six months, and
reaching $700 in early winter.
Ten dollars for one head of cabbage, $5 for a quart of
potatoes. So low did the Confederate money sink.
The clot lies of all kinds became shabby. “The wonder is that
we are not naked, after wearing the same clothes three or four
years,” as one man wrote then.
“The lagging land proprietors and slave owners want to bo
captains etc. or speculators. The poor will not long fight for
their oppressors, the money changes, extortionists, etc. whose
bribes keep them out of service.’’ That is, they buy a substitute.
So the slaveholders war was a Lost Cause, as it was from
the very beginning. Still some did not learn the lesson that it
does not pay to deny human rights. It newer elevates anybody.
To The Voters Of
Precinct 3 & 7
......... .. ., , I want to express mv appreci-
therbedding be taken from them. | ation and thunks to eai,h‘ and
paiQ * FAi ■* PL.. *
.B^_lhe J*?UI>1°, must ,Pay,for I por t Yin 'the *D c motf;at c * Primary
1955 MERCURY Monterrey 4-
door, mercomatic, power
brakes, power steering,
tinted glass, air condition-
ing, radio, whitewall tires.
1954 CHEVROLET “210" 4-dr.
sedan, Standard transmis-
sion, radio, heater, new
seat covers, good tires,
ivory and surf green.
1954 CHEVROLET Bel Air 4-
door, powerglide, radio,
heater, whitewall tires, EZI
glass, power steering, pow-
er brakes, air conditioning,
Bermuda green and Fiesta
Cream tutone, one owner.
all these union demands. They hel(l last Saturdayi May 7. since
get no benefit from all mechnru-1 r ... ,4 . 3 ' .
cal Improvements. Whatever .^n,* ?nF opposition in
savings, the unions claim it ill, j111K ° 11 xidicates your
and then some. — And so the i ftbdrovai of my w ork in the
price and inflation are rising
more and more. That so little is
done about, hardly makes it any
I am very grateful to you
for the trust and confidence you
have in me In serving you as
your county commissioner.
I want to assure you that I
will give fair and honest service
to all as I have in the past.
Again, I want to thank you.
1953 FORI) 2 door club coupe,
standard transmission, ra-
dio, original black paint,
1953 CHEVROLET “210” 2-
door, Radio, heater, good
tires, dark green finish. One
1952 PONTIAC Catalina hard-
top, hydramatie, radio,
heater, tutone green.
1952 PLYMOUTH suburban
Station Wagon, radio,
heater, good paint, runs
1952 DODGE CORONET 2 door,
radio, heater, red finsh,
1950 CHEVROLET Bel Air
Sport Coupe, Standard
transmission, heater, ra-
dio, whitewall tires.
1950 PONTIAC, Chieftan 4-dr.
hydramatie, radio, heater,
tutone green finish, one
1950 WILLYS jeep station wa-
gon, overdrive, radio, heat-
er, good tires, runs good.
— TRUCKS —
1955 CHEVROLET 1/2 ton pick
up. Clean, one owner. Blue
1951 CHEVROLET 1/2 T. pick-
up, cattle rack, overloads,
trailer hitch, blue paint.
One owner, clean.
1950 DODGE 1/2 Ton pickup,
1987 CHEVROLET 1 y2 ton
truck cattle bed with 8 ft
sides, 4-speed transmis-
sion, good tires.
WWIJOHT KNOW cars—
— KNOW YOUR DEALER
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As Carl Sandburg tells in his
monumental work, there were
plenty of Southern sympathi- i
zers even in Washington and
Lincoln was in a constant dan-
ger of his life. Booth was just
one of these fanatics, who want-
ed to make history as he did.
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Whatever church he belonged,
should that church be blamed
for what John Wilkes Booth
did? So also his co-conspirators.
Whatever church they belonged
were they guided by it in what
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Congress itself was no bet-
tor. When on Jan. 18. 1865, the |
Amendment abolishing the sla-
very was voted on in the House,
Democrate almost solidly voted
against it. It passed only by1
seven votes. To strong was the
proslavery in the North. Yet
those Congressmen professed t o
to be Christians.
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Dean Clarence Manion is
warning about this federal
spending. Thirty years ago it
averaged $75 per captia. To-
day it’s $433 per each man,
woman and child - - - - or al-
most six times higher than 30
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This federal spending went
up six times faster than the
population growth. Each one to-
day is carrying that much heav-
ier federal tax burden. Yet De-
mom rats talk of a still heavier |
load. So who is to blame?
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But it’s no better in our state
spending. It also went up in the !
same tempo. This would not he ;
possible if our legislators play-
ed their part. Instead there were j
three special sessions. And thev ,
also are asking $4,800 a year
even when not in session, bo- |
sides other money. So what to ,
expect from such irresponsi- j
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Be sure to send in your old ad-
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‘TOO YOUNG, TOO OLD"
Senior Class Play
FRIDAY, MAY I3th -- 8 pm.
A Comedy in 3 Acts.
Yoakum High School A^ltorium
Directed by Miss Nannie Ray Baker
Admission: Adult j 50c, Students 25c
AIR - CONDITIONED
— Last Days Showing —
TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY
May 10 - 11
TO the VOTERS of DISTRICT 34: H
Please accept my sincere thanks for the sup-
port you gave me in Saturday’s Democratic Pri-
mary. During the next few weaks, as I campaign
prior to the Run-off to be held June 4, I960, I am
looking forward to seeing as many of you as possi-
ble* to uiiCuai Oiif mlituai interciti and probtOiTia.
I have no secrets and I Stand ready to answer any
and all questions concerning my views on any giv-
Thanking you again and hoping you will
tit to re-elect me as your State Representative
from DeWitt and Goliad counties, I remain
(s) C. T. "Pete" MATTHEW.
Special Friday the 13th. Mld-
Nite Show 11:80 — Double
votes out of the 4756 votes cast.
Total votes received by can-
didates under the 4756 figure
does not necessarily indicate
that they received that many
scratches, as many ballots are
mutilated and, therefore, not
counted, or the voter chose not
to vote on some candidates.
County Attorney Armond G.
Schwartz received 4682 votes,
bert Evertt Looney received 357
U. S. Senator Lyndon John-
son received 4611 votes out of
the possible 4756 cast in Lavaca
Co., no opposition.
In the race for Chief Justice
of the Supreme Court, Lavaca
County gave Robert W. Calvert
3249 votes, while Robert G.
Hughes received 1005 votes.
Associate Judge Clyde
Smith, Place 1, received 4
votes in Lavaca County, r*>
Associate Judge Joe Gr
hill. Place 2, received 468^
tes in Lavaca Co., nodopposl
Total 12,395 2f
Yoakum 2 Boxes: j
— Second Feature —
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A FREE PASS to All
Ladies Who will Brave both
SATURDAY KID SHOW
STARTING 11:30 a.m.
Cartoons & Serial
— Feature —
County Democratic Chairman
received 4733, no opposition.
Other candidates running
without opposition received the
following votes out of the possi-
ble 1756 votes cast in Lavaca
Congressman Clark VV. Thomp-
son, 4675 votes;
Senator Culp Krueger, 4683
State Representative Stanley
Boysen, 4633 votes;
District Judge Paul C. Boe-
thel, 4628 votes;
District Judge W. W. Ellison,
Governor Price Daniel receiv-
ed a decided edge over his op-
ponent in Lavaca County, the
vote being 2758 to 1788.
Ben Ramsey ran well ahead
of Don Yarborough in the Lt.
Governor’s race, Ramsey receiv-
ed 2824 votes to Yarborough’s
1624 in Lavaca County.
As was expected, Will Wilson
ran well ahead of Carr in La-
vaca Co. in the race for Attor-
nev General. Wilson polled 2674
votes, Waggoner Carr was se-
cond with 1258 votes, and Ro-
TO ALL RESIDENTS
OF LAVACA COUNTY
YOU ARE INVITED TO ATTEND A MEETING
SPONSORED BY THE
Electric Cooperatives Serving In
IN RECOGNITION OF THE SILVER JUBILEE
OF THE REA PROGRAM
FRIDAY MAY 13th, 1960 - 7:00 p.i
Recreation Hali — Hallettsville
THURSDAY, FRIDAY and
SATURDAY. May 12, 18, 14
Joshua* 4* that
L00AN8 JKa college
$800 In Attendance Prizes!
For School Children and Adults
Meeting sponsored by:
DeWITT COUNTY ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE
FAYETTE ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE
GUADALUPE VALLEY ELECTRIC COOPER ATI VI
SAN BERNARD ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE
JACKSON ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE
II I f boys!
A Special Ter ' Ns Will be
the Added Attn' Dn SI N-
DAY & MONDAY, iy 15-13
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