Galveston Daily News, August 12, 1964

Galveston Daily News

August 12, 1964

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Galveston Daily News (Newspaper) - August 12, 1964, Galveston, Texas Gulf'i Strvtd 39th and Beach CLOSED MONDAYS Texas Oldest Ncrvsfaper, in Us 123rd Year of Service to Space Age Meets Texas' Historic Past W. L MOODY CO. BANKERS (UNINCORPORATED) ESTABLISHED IS66 First in Semct First in First in Established 1842 GALVESTON, TEXAS; WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12, 1964 PRICE lOc llnirt VOL 123, NO. 125..' Old Time Bargain Days To Turn Back Calendar v_x By JIM KENDALL News-Tribune Staff Writer GALVESTON merchants turn back the calendar 50 years Thursday opening day of the Old Time Bargain Days cele- bration. But Wednesday will be spent in preparing participating stores for shoppers and making last minute arrangements scheduled during the three-day event. Jim Wygant, chairman, said store employes will be attired in colorful costumes of a "by- gone era" and urged shoppers to add spirit to the festival by dressing in similar costume. Here is a day by day account of special events planned. THURSDAY: a.m. to p.m. Par- ticipating stores offer merchan- dise at prices of 50 years ago. 8 p.m. Special Municipal Beach Band concert at Menard Park. Included will be a per- formance by a barbershop quar- tet and awards -for "long" beards. Three prizes will be given at a special Polka con- test. The event is free io the public. FRIDAY: a.m. to 9 p.m. Mer- chants again offer special mer- chandise at prices that have not graced store shelves since the early 1900's. 7 p.m. Public auction on Postoffice Street between 22nd and 23rd with proceeds going to'the United Fund.' 8 to'9'p.m. The' Landlub- bers, a barbershop quartet from La Marque, will serenade late shoppers. SATURDAY: a.m. to p.m. Stores open with special mer- chandise for shoppers. p.m. Polka band will tour the downtown area, per- forming at various stores and ori the streets. Wygant said a mystery man will tour the city each day from a.m. to 6 p.m. presenting dressed in authentic old time costumes. MEMBERS OF the Galves- ton Firefighters Association will costume with fines collected go- ing to the Firemen's Pension Fund. Those who do not pay fines will be sentenced to short terms in a "jail" to be located in the downtown area and manned by members of the association. A SPECIALITY of the bar- gain days will be Republic of Texas souvenir money. The paper currency will be im- Time Bargain Days" on one side and a replica of Texas Republic money on the other.' The currency will be avail- able at stores having 10 prizes daily to s h o p p e r si printed with "Souvenir of Old of Commerce, Wygant explain- ed. ITEMS OFFERED at the auc" tion Friday night will be sold to the highest bidder and free delivery will be provided for, merchandise too large for the' buyer to carry, he added. Of special interest to tourists' and other Island visitors will be, a special per room rate to be offered Thursday only by eighf Galveston hotels and motels. YOU'LL NOT BE able to lake the trolley Thursday for the opening of Old Time Bargain Days, but this view of Downtown Galveston around 1902 is to re- mind you to join throngs and take advantage of the special values being.offered .during the three-day celebration. Elevator Operators File Suit Against Picketing By Union A suic for injunction against, and the new elevator operators union picketing of Elevator B began July 31 when the union was filed in 122nd District Court posted picket lines at several Tuesday by the Port Richmond entrances to the Port of Gal- vcston over what the union LBJ Doesn't Rule Out Possibility Of Tax Cut Elevator Co., a .subsidiary of the Bunge Corp. of New York, termed "the permanent layoff which' has leased the facility nf 34 employes at the facility.' from the Port of Galveston.' All employment at the elevator Listed as defendants were the j was .terminated by Galveslon United Industrial Workers of j Wharves when It changed North America of the Seafarers hands. International Union of North America, Atlantic, Gulf Lakes cility and Inland Water Districts and under The port leased the grain fa- to Port Richmond five-year Co..: I Just Being American Dangerous SAIGON, Viet Nam If 1 (AP) -'Communist Viet 1 f 11 t 11 4? Cong guerrillas have been il IrrCCjCC; ff V tjt lib ordered to fire o n I y on {I I South Vietnamese units 8 f accompanied by Ameri j jf> C f) 1 f fl f f) .N f') 11 f cans, said Red leaflets p LJV9 UWl, Ulllll U LJVIL handed out in hamlets just northwest of Saigon NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) A.warned of heavier blows unless Tuesday. split between Greece and Greek Cypriots conform to Government offi- gi President Makarios of Cyprus (he set by'Turkey in cials scoffed at the hand- "ported from Athens Tues- bills and said they appear- feiday night.. But the Greek said reconnaissance 'jernment pledged full support to contjnuc.. until the Judge Donald M. Markle was acting judge for the proceeding in the absence of Judge L. D. Godard. The defendants immediately filed a motion for removal of j the case to the U.S. District I Court, which was granted hy j Judge Markle. According to the defendants' j petition, filed by the union and j Drozak, the case is civil in na- j lure and as such is one over which the federal district courts are given original jurisdiction. The hearing is set for 10 a.m. Wednesday before U. S. Dis- 1- IS Pickets later were rcmovcd Sec SUIT, PaBe 6 mese soldiers U.S. advisors. 'raids on the Mediterranean is- and lhclr 8 jiand. Makarios declared in a hroad- The Greek Cypript govern- ment scored the demand, which Million Cut From Aid By Senate j jjbcgan on Turkish hhe prised i icharccs-of rurkisn violation of _. broadcast th.Tt Tiirkcy launched WASHINGTON (AP) T h c I adoption "f an amendment for Senate v o t e to trim mil-! the hoard jlwh In the l I ik n inn imposed solution-of the feud ;S With the consent of the 1 Turkish tf Imembcrs, council Sivert A. Nielsen appealed to all nations concerned in the crisis' i President Visited By Miss Texas WASHINGTON (AP) Miss Texas Sharon Mc- Cauley visited Presi- dent Johnson, also a Tex- an; at the White House Tuesday. Miss McCauley, 19. of Athens will represent the state in the Miss America contest in Atlantic City in September. Rep. John Dowdy, D, of her home town arranged the meeting. She will meet the Texas congressmen and .news- men at a reception In the ilnuse Speaker's dining room Wednesday. Military Strength To Be Maintained WASHINGTON (AP) President Johnson held out hope Tuesday for another income tax cut eventually as J5 kept at a peak. The President said this before the same audience which heard Sen. Barry Goldwater say Monday that g the Democrats have so depleted the "arsenal for the I defense of freedom" that the United States faces the I prospect of going into the 1970's without a single new manned bomber and a possible 90 per cent reduction deliverable nuclear 1 pacify. 8 Johnson spoke to the Na-i tional Association of county! officials. "Our resources are com- mitted, our sacrifices made, our vigil is communities. trict Judge James Noel in Hous-' foreign aid program ton. j Tuesday headed toward anothei possibility Frank Herzog, of Ihe Houston law firm of Schwartz and l.a- pin, and attorney for the union. linn from President Johnson's 'proprilm hillion- nru, 'vote was 50 to .15. ;nru! _ Supporting the slash were 31! :s nnd 19 Republicans: e (n rf h OVCf c ne- that would imperil the f a battle over legis- lative reapportinnmcm. Talk of compromise efforts j 26 Democrats and 9 :ans opposed it. Re- Athens government-controlled radio snid the Greek Cypriot at- :tack .on Turkish Cypriots in northwest Cyprus last week was said a hearing on an original i thai might spare the overseas I Republican leader F.v-: without consultation stilt filed hy the U.LW.-S.I.U. j aid bill from becoming envoi-1crclt M- Dirk5en lllinoi': with the Greek government, also will be heard Wednesday, i oped in a war over the makeup j came out of a meeting of GOP: The attack brought nir raids Purpose of the suit is to return of state legislatures apparently 'senators and told newsmen that Turkish jets nn the Greek the elevator to operation as it: Mow up in off-the-floor confer-! chances of reaching an accord precipitating a situa- was prior to July 31 until a fed-! cnccs. iwith Democratic leaders on (hat threatened war be- oral mediator could make a nil-> In the Sei in 'he case. i MorsCi D.0rc The clash between the union i adminisirstio: Plane Flights Urged Ended are main- Johnson said, "so that there shall be no win for aggression in our times. Warren Panel Eyes Method Of Release WASHINGTON (AP) A onsent of the 11-r.a- "Since we have worked, spokesman for the Warren Corn- that must always be the first! assass'nation of President John work of our land. I F. Kennedy may be revealed to "We have also worked to U16 public through contracts be- strcnpthen our preparedness, j tween the government and the or only the strong can be brave j information media, in the pursuit of he' said. At a new's conference Tues- j Reverting to figures J- Lee Rankin said the I has used before, the President i commission, headed by Chief 'said that expenditures in pre-i Justice Earl Inside ;Ntfus At A c Calvcston Galveston Elks will cele- brate the 75lh anniversary of the local lodge this weekend. I'age 3. Texas City's school budget for the coming year is higher than for this year but no tax increase is planned. P n E c 3. f-f Clear Creek school district budget figures reveal extra expense, no tax raise antici- pated. Page 6. The.Galveston Chamber of Commerce gained 16 new members last month. Pnge _ Texas City Chamber of Commerce will preview con- tents of its monthly publica- tion hereafter. Page II. The Nation The A m Council has outlined whnt it called a strategy for victory in the cold war. Pngc II. 4 International affairs re- mained uncertain, so the stock market responded according- ly: trade slow, list dips slightly. Page 2. T'lu- World Pope Paul Vl's first heli- copter trip took him to a town rcapporiK under the Supreme Court's one-: Turkey sent two jets over Ihe iJ man. one-vole edict nf last June.! const of Cyprus on re-1, Several senators have an-1 fli hts larp exchanges between Turk- sharp cxchnngcs Is I nv nnd Cyprus, nnd some scorn- j Com- over the country. We have a protection in the forthcoming i mitten is planning to investigate! right to see that they conduct! campaign. fundraislng troubles of the Disn- ihcmselvcs in n way Ihnt does bled American Veterans. Rep. Olin F.. league, committee chairman, said Tucs- not discredit the name of our veterans." Tcngue said his committee in- day he had sent nn investigator j veslljjalcd DAV solicitation poli- to Chicago tn discuss with llli-j cics five years ago. An accounting suit against Miller's press secretary quot- ed him as saying, "I think It is In the national Interest tn assure! council had been in session for Stevcnsfln complained that the j panel in the county courthouse the security of every prcsiden Hal nominee' of n major party. We have recently gone through j over Cyprus "in which there n harrowing experience in the j was nn firing." nols Ally. Gen. William 0. Clark the cnsc of Harold Saficr'.i filed by DAV National j United Slates In which n Mnrx- He said that if nothing worse conjunction with city plans to a DAV fundraiser. Commander Douglas H, McOar- 1st shot President Kennedy, happens In Cyprus "il will he n i cicnr arc'a [or Snger wns nrresled and charged with Illinois Chnriln.hlc Acl hy fnllinR tn register nnd failing to. file his fund rnfslng contract. Tcngue sled Monday! rlly nf Dclrnil> Sng- Now, you cnn Imn violating the ns a DAV Marxist might foci Sollci.ntion.. received," Imagine how n nbotit Sen. for snle of properly which hnd been donated Io the DAV. Clnrk said that Sngcr rcmll- I "i" diiiti VII (11 tJtlKHI I snitl ihe nf this to the DAV would look Into Ihn nperntinns ol Although his contract called lor the Disabled American Vclcr nn.i "bccntisc Iheso people are chartered by Congress. 'ITiey re- retention of 2S per cent nf mnn- ry raised n.i n commlsiilnn nnd H per cent ss expenses. The nlde said Miller hnd not conferred with Goldwater about his view and, did, not know whether, the senntnr would want prplecllon: from Se- cret Service agents.: V Ooldwuter' Mid last month, "If n lellow wnnts to ussn.isl- somebody, he ciin do -1 Icr m an nppropriate time." p.m. (CST) after convening; Strcel between Avenues H and! In Rochester, N Y Paul Mill- about four hours. i n-v, 'hrec-man er, president of Thc'Aisocintcd Press nnd president of Ihe Gan- nett Newspapers, commented: "The Associated Press 'is op- posed nnd will continue to he opposed to anything other thnn simultnncous release of the re- port to nil." A similar stnnd wns taken hy Miles H. Wolff, president of the Amcricnn Society of Newspaper three hours discussing mainly whnt to do about Turkish flights at 10 a.m. Sept. H. The "Mnry Lewis properly" wns entered in condemnation proceedings nbout n year ago, one of the attorneys snid, in triumph (or reason n n d Greek Ambassador Dimitri re-1 ing space across from the new city hull construction site. Bilslm charged that Slcvenson hnd encouraged Turkey Io lake mililnry action ngnlnst Cyprus by declaring in the council dc- Imte nn Cyprus Insl I-'chnmry thnl nobody wns being threat- ened In Ihe custom Medilcrrn- rtcan, nnd Ihnt no one was to nttnck Cypru.i or Greece, Heirs and nny other clnlmnnls to the property nre being served notice prior to the Sept, M hear- ing by three commissioners ap- pointed by County Judge Peter J. l.n Vnilc. Pnrt of ihn parking nrcn con- struction has been completed, such ns curbhiR, nldcwnlks, nnd paving bnse, Editors. He snid he could only speak ns nn individual, but asserted, "If the government plans to re- lense this report in ndvancc to one group It Is shocking. "It is perfectly ridiculous to try to figure how the govern- ment can do this with n report pnid for by nil Ihe tnxpnycrs." ;