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   Galveston Daily News (Newspaper) - October 21, 1965, Galveston, Texas                                THE GALVESTON NEWS Where The Space Age Meets Texas' Historic Past Texas' Oldest Newspap-er, Established in 1842 PRICE 10c Copy GALVESTON, TEXAS, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21, 1965 VOL. 124, NO. 194 Morrissey's Nomination Sent Back To Committee WASHINGTON (AP) Fran- cis X. Morrissey's noir.ination for a federal judgcsliip was sent back lo llu1 Senate Judiciary Committee today at the request of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, Li- Mass. This appeared to kill the nom- ination for tills session of Con- gress, but President Johnson could rcsubmit it at the next ses- sion in January. Kennedy's surprise request that the nomination go back to the Judiciary Committee came at the end of an emotional speech in which he highly praised Morrisscy, an old friend and political supporter of the Kennedy family. Johnson could give Morrisscy a recess appointment lo the U.S. District Court in Massachusetts alter Congress adjourns. But to take it. Morrissey would have to give up his present ycar Boston Municipal Court judgcsliip. Kennedy, his voice breaking and on the verge of tears as he described the hardships of Mor- ri.-scy's early years, said much of the controversy over the nomination concerned events so remote in time and obscure in place that understandable eon- fusion has arisen among those1 who have not been following it closely. "If senators have any ques- lions at all Ihey should have the chance lo air them he said, "and seek the answers through the proven process nl our committee system." Kennedy expressed confi- dence such a study would result in confirmation of Morrissey "by a greatly increased majori- ty-" The proposal to recommit was approved without objection from any senator. While House press secretary Bill Moyers told reporters that "Sen. Kennedy called the President last nighl and lold him he Ihoughl il was best un- der all Ihe circumstances that he move to recommit the nomi- nation." Moyers added: "The Presi- dent told him he himself was very much behind Ihe Morrissey nomination or he wouldn't have submitted it. out that it was a Senate matter and he would abide by the senator's judg- ment." Sen. Everett M. Dirksen of Illinois, Republican leader and spearhead of the fight against Morrissey, arose lo "salute" young Kennedy and commend him for exemplifying "his com- plete integrity." Dirksen strode across Ihe aisle lhal separates Democrats and Republicans lo grasp Ken- nedy by the hand. In opposition to Morrissey. Dirksen has questioned the nominee's qualifications of in- telleclual capacity and legal training and experience. Sen. Mike Mansfield of Mon- tana, the Democratic leader, voiced "deep regret" at Kenne- dy's announcement, com- mended his courage and the Senate: "The votes were here to confirm Francis X. Morrissey." Just before he called up the nomination for action, Mans- field had said the issue "looks close to me" and the number of absentees might decide it. Sen. Russell B. Long, D-La., assistant Democratic leader, adding bis commendation, said I hat if there had been a roll call, Morrissey would have been con--' firmed. Dirksen had planned to pro- pose recommittal but as the first speaker, beat him il. Dirksen said of Kennedy (hat, the Massachusetts Democrat- "has arisen lo every expecta-n lion" and "fulfilled his oath and duty" as a U.S. senator. "He has arisen to the heifhts" of h i s responsibility, Dirksen added, and "exemplified his' complete integrity." Breakwater Due For Galvesfon Yacht Basin A contract has been let to Bridge Engineering Co. of Galves- ton to build an 880-foot breakwater for the Galveston Yacht Basin at the Port Holiday development. The breakwater will protect vessels in the yacht basin from wave action from vessels in the Galveston Harbor Channel. The breakwater will be about five feet above mean tide, and will have two openings, as shown above, 50 and 85 feet in width. Construction on the breakwater is expect- ed to begin immediately and will be complete by February 2R. The Yacht Basin is owned by R. K. Smith of Houston and it is one of the largest covered marinas in the United States. City To Request Details Of Seawall Tax Proposal Members of Ihe city council [dcr cnlling the oleclion its opinions to itself, decided Wednesday night they pares lo the words that will I Councilman John invite members of the appear on the ballot. would county commissioners court to appear before them and explain the county's maintenance cily council some details of proposed seawall tax increase. Last week, Ihe Mavor Pro Tern Dr. M. L. received a Idler from County Morning Coffee Club, an organ- said he hopes there is some guarantee that funds earmark- Ross said he had heard (hat the Jed for the Galveston seawall do i tax proposals were endorsed get spent on the Galveslon Sea-1 "only reluctantly" by the cham- ber of commerce; and were not endorsed at all by Ihe Sunday Judge Peler J. LaValle asking lhal the council endorse the 3 cents increase which will be voted on by taxpayers on Nov. 2. j At thai time, the council la- bled the request, taking time lo study an attached report by County Engineer Virgil D. Schultz. They didn'l oppose the tax hike request at the council's workshop session Wednesday nighl. Collectively and individu- ally, they simply said (here was not enough information contain- ed in Hie letter from Ihe county judge and the county engineer to allow them to either intelli- gently endorse or oppose the. tax increase issue on the Nov. 2 j March 25. ization not usually known for (Related Story, Page 6A) LBJOutOfHospital WASHINGTON (AP) Presi-' care given him and also to Ihe this nation the President dent Johnson, smiling and wav- left Belhes- p.m., CST, 13 day after his Sal! bladder and kidney stone opera- lion. i other patients. "''m of yt" 1 As he walked to his car in the callcT'm T'" President from jonnsm ami Ilnrd-floor windows.-like a fellow casually but "I u "Take care of through nothing like wha i yelled. The President, dressed in a i The Presidcnl walked over dark business suit, walked 1 toward Ihe windows and raised briskly with Mrs. Johnson he- his hands, clasped together, in a side him. i salule. Before leaving the hospital he Johnson had been given a new visited for a few minutes in n clearance lo depart, ward where Marines wounded! Press secretary Rill D. Moy- In Viet Nam were under treat- i ers. announcing Johnson's ment. plans, said the President's "Tell all your families, saw their paiicnl this wives, your molhcr and father morning and "they cave him a In Facilities you have gone through." 3-Story GENERALLY FAIR Galveslon and vicin- ity: general! y fair through Friday. A little cooler tonight. High to- day 7G. low tonight 56 (in the Mainland and (ill ballot. Particularly, they were inter- ested in just how the county plans to allocate seawall main- tenance funds, and how the or-1 six shots into the car driv- ------------------------------------------jen by Viola Gregg Lmzzo, a Detroit housewife and mother of five. A Negro youth, Leroy Mo- Ion, was a passenger'In the car. Rowe said he rode with Wilk- ins and two other Klansmen as they sped past Ihe Liuzzo car on U.S. Highway 80 about 20 miles from Selma, Ala., after 8 p.m. "The first thing I knew, Wilk- ins stuck his arm out the win- j dow. He had a pistol in his hand." Rowe said. He lestified Thc Galveston School Board good news and to see this thing j that Wilkins told Eugene. Thorn- i put a No. 1 priority tag on some starling lo jell and get on to as, the driver of the car. "Little Priority Given Burnet Project on the Island. High Fri- 'day night. SHOO.OOO worth of additional facil- ities for overcrowded Burnet i School at ils meeting Wednes- American Printing Co., 201S the Presidcnl of vour country is! Sro.cn light and he decided Market St.. will cnnslrucl a mighty proud Johnson to leave." thrcc-slory building adjacent lo told the men. Before soing inln Ihr ward. ns "s "w The President also took Ihr Johnson slopped inside a room rclml slolc occasion to thank all the; where two critically wounded. The new building will cosl ap-. doctors, nurses and aides "in Marines lay. preximalcly SriOO.OOO. according, this wonderful hospital" for the! "Guys like you have estimates. j Two old two-story buildings, j i which formerly housed a hotel, i barbershop, and several lav- i ems. were purchased by Ihc company and are being razed. day 76. Uoating and rccrcntion forecast for (lie flalvns- lon Hay area: northerly winds at 10 to 22 in.p.h. through Friday. Water conditions rather choppy for sninll boating. (Additional informa- tion and weather map on page Thc liurncl project will in- clui'c six nddiiionnl classrooms, librnrv. music room, a cafelo- riuni and air conditioning of Ilic present facilities. A delegation from Burncl i School was present at the board session. becoming a reality." The board indicated wall and not somewhere else, I then have Hie commissioners j come back and ask for anoth- cr tax increase. "I jusl want il all he said. Councilman Lloyd Roosevelt said he thinks the program, overall, is a good program, but there were some things he would like explained. He said he didn't think there was any need to create any further dissension between .the city council and the county com- missioners court. Dr. Ross said: "We ought to tell them we appreciate their teller (asking endorsement) and invite them over to explain their proposal. Then said: "Why don't they create a district 'over Ihere to maintain that seawall on the mainland 'like they j did on Galveston Island for the j San Luis Pass-Vacek "They haven't explained theip j procedures :fdr handling theTno- j said. Hard-To-See Comet Heads Into Oblivion HONOLULU (AP) Blazing. Ikeya-Seki. first comet in 83 years bright enough to be seen in daylight, whipped around the sun today and headed hack into oblivion. i hand." Rowe said. He testified I Astronomers here and on the American mainland watched the celestial spectacle across 93 million miles of space, its 000-mile-diameter head was fol- FBI Informer Says Wilkins Fired Shots HAYNEVILLE, Ala. (AP) Gary Thomas Rowe, a Klan member turned FBI informer, testified loday thai Collie Le- roy Wilkins fired the shots which killed a white civil rights work- er in Lowndes County last Rowe said Wilkins. 21, fired at I brother, give it Ihe gas." up, the worn- seek a bank loan lo finance an in the other car turned and Ihe project. Henry Clark, board president, asked Ibe school at- torney to check inln Ihe legal aspects of the district's bor- rowing Ihe funds. Clark further suggested that Ihe sale of Sam Houston School would give the district funds lo apply on the Burnet project. Car! Sosonv. speaking for the j P-TA and the Neighborhood As- Thc (lislricl lasl 5PrinR offered Ibe facilities of Sam looked into our car. As she lowed hy a streaming 20-million- mile tail. Miciatinn. lold the board: "We are happy to receive this I a66ina [arade in Canal, Crewmen Rescued This is Ibe time of the year when housewives do their fall cleaning and work over Ihe wardrobes of the f a m i 1 y. Those who find themselves with cub uniforms and band- books or boy srmn uniforms which .Junior has outgrown won't have trouble gel ting rid of them. AMSTKIl HOW- ARD, district scout cxc-ciitive. said he can put to good use the uniforms and handbooks for needy children. Give him a call at SI I 4-5207 and he'll arrange lo have I hem picked up WON and .IOY I'KAK are entertaining her molhcr, MRS. WII-L SAALKRANK of McAllcn while Mr. Saalfrank recovers from surgery al John Scaly Hospital MAYOR and MRS, EDWARD SCIIRKI- IIKR poslcardint! from Tel Aviv about the marvelous trip they're enjoying .MISS CRACK AMUNHSK.V a n d MltS. CHARI.KS KIUCIIK.M Inking off for Fort Worth In nltcnd the Grand Chapter of Texas Order of Eastern Star convention EDDJK BURNS who's in Pavilion 531 at John Scalj Idling friends he wants DKAN TIIORI'K STAFF WHITER PORT I'.OIJVAK A lugboal more company KAI1HI I.OUIS rKIod.V who's back from a trip lo New Hamp- shire where he visited his son. Plans for the new huildioj; !wcrc announced by Harold Wag- iner. chairman of tV board ami hj jVcrnon I-ain. president of Amer- j hm and sunk in Ihc middle to Port Bolivar. ican Printing Co. The new building will be BO telling about slopping in New feet by 102 feel and will have ,-i glass and rock panel from. Tin; officials said il has not York Riirnute home, and call- ing and MltS. A. STA.V- I.KV DIIKVI-'US, who dashed out lo Ihe airport to see him and caught up on what's going on in Galvrslnn (MRS. M A R C U S) WKI.I.S is in Rig D with her daughter-in-law, .MARIOS' and baby granddaughter, while son DICK recuperates from minor surgery LUCY HAMIUKZ and em- ployes at the Fair, sharing a room fit Si. Mary's Hospital MrKINNKY has been appointed roprcscn- lativi: In Ihe sludenl govern- mcnl in Lamar Tech by Gam- ma Delia Today's birthday kids an? IW. I.KdNAIID A. ('ll.MtrK.NTir.il and Dli. WINSTON I.. MAHTIN Thc Iwn most nervous people in (own lodny are VIRGINIA HIM, nnd DAVID .SCHMIDT. They have n dnlo at Ilic nllnr Mils evening. liy TKItltV MacLKOD ihcon definitely decided what use n-ill he made of Ihe present store. In arkliiion lo its (lowmown headquarters and retail slnre. American Printing lias a large produclinn plant al '13rd Slrect and Avenue Q. Wagner said Ihc company em- ploys about persons al its retail slore and at Ihe prinling of Ihc Inlracoastal Waterway. The sunken boat's hull was present ing a navigation problem j Kingsland said the accident iccurred in rough water. Winds were about 23 m.p.h al Ihe lime of Ihe accident. Coastguardsmcn saw no sign of ihc vessel or the bnrgcs when they arrived al Ihe sinking this morning. for Iraffic moving in Ihc direc-! Kingsland said, however, Ihc linn Inward Kreoporl and Texas ihree full barges and one empty Cily from IVrt Bolivar. i h.irge which apparently had I.I 'j.r.1 Tcrrv Kinssland IVPII rut or broke loose when said loday five crewmen aboard Ihe vessel, the Tugboal C. II. Dimbar of Dickinson, were tak- en to safely aboard Ihc fishing vessel Sea Kishcr. .None injured. Crewman who wilncssod the Dunliiir capsized, were found Inter Ibis morning near Tex- as Cily. The cxacl size (if Ihc sunken were j lug had not been delcrmincd al !l a.m. loday. Kingsland said nhoul a foot from aboard anolhcr of ils slarboard railing was pro- tugiioal nearbv notified Ihe Coast I inidinp above the water. II -We arc growing slcmhly wilh nm wfls Galveslon." he declared, 'and found we needed additional i The vessel wcnl rlmvn in Ihp space." .....i middle "f tin- walcrwnv llow- Louis Lloyd Oliver Is nrclii-1 shjp rhnn. led for Ihe building. I lo recognize. A .Ill-foul boal was al Ihe scene lo dirccl channel Iraffic around Ihe hnz- Your Up 1 Nfw Oil 36 Months lo Pflv 1ST. HUTCHINGS-SEALY NATIONAL BANK MEMBER F.D.I.C. OLDEST BANK IN TfXAS ncl No. 22, a [mini nhnul 7.r> lo I nrd. inn yards .soulh nf (he Galvcs-j KiiiKsliind said several lugs Ion I'Vecport Cutoff channel buoy ujih barges in low had by pass- Nn. 2. II was lurning inlo cluin- j ihc loday. lie said, however, deeper tlrnft vessels may not be able lo go Ihroiiuh. The Sea Fisher look Ihc Pun- names. The lug by Ihn bar's crewmen (n Texas Cily Si.ipp Towini; ('o. nf DIckiiiMin. jlhis morning. Kinsslnnd said lit en route from Houston I they went lo report lo the owner. ncl 22. Kingsland snid the Cons! (iiiarrl could nut release Ihe crewmen's looked. Wilkins started firing. I But ils brilliance was mostly i To the hcsl of my knowledge, he j overpowered by the sun, which i fired six times, two in rapid I it approached lo within 1 succession 1 to miles. Not one observ- j Rowe snapped his fingers abor.rd a National Aeronaut- j 1 ____ i _____ tj _ __ i: __ indicate the rapidity of the i ies and Space Administration shols. Houston School, no longer be- ing used, lo the Galveslon County Union Junior College District as a site for temporary facilities. The junior college board, to date, has not indicated whether or not it will accepl the Galvcs- Ion schools' offer. In light of what board mem- her Charles Dibrcl! Jr. termed "the crying need lo relieve the overcrowded situation at Bur- ncl." Ihc board agreed to noli- fy the junior college trustees of the situation to sec if (he junior college trustees have, need for Ihe Sam Houston building. If the junior college hoard can- no! foresee an immediate need. ihc Galveslon board is expect- ed lo withdraw its offer and pul Ihc Sam Houston properly up for sale. Dr. Morgan Evans, superin- Icndcnl, reported lo Ihe hoard lhal Ihc revised completion schedule nn Ihc four new schools indicates lhal San Jacinln Elc- nienlary will be finished Nov. IS. Rosenberg Klcnipnlnry complel- ed on Nov. 22, Wcis Junior Ili.uli ready between Nov. 25 nnd Dec. 3 and Sam Houston Junior :.V'O. High, bclwccn Nov. S-10. Or. Kvans also said Ihe new classroom aduilions and dress- ing rooms nl Hall High will In- complrlcd by Nov. 15. In oilier action, Hie hoard .-'i.' ralificd an agreement wilh Ihe Consulting Services for an evaluation nf school hoard pol icy a.'id regulnllons under a live tV W. L. MOODY CO. BANKERS (UNINCORPORATED) ESTABLISHED I86i First in Service First in Facilities First in Convenience jcl plane saw the comet. From Ihe ground, however. j Dr. George Van Biesbroeck, one :nf Ihe world's foremost author- ilies on comets and a member! I of the airborne NASA expedi- tion, viewed it plainly. HI; called it "extremely bright j limes brighter (ban the j planet Venus." I1AREFOOT SANDERS, U.S. assistant attorney general, said he was not campaign- ing for office on his visit to Galveston, just acquainting folks wilh the work of the Jus- lice Department. Tage 115. A I100TENAXNY and carnival wiOe held at Port Bolivar on Halloween eye. Pngc IB. HtSSIN'KSS NKWS ...CA MARINE LOG ,.SA i cLASsirini) nn, nit MARKKTS SA 811 OKKICIAl, RECORDS year prnjccl lo mately npproM- FINANCIAL M3WS. l.HISURE LOG MAP WOMEN'S NEWS   

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