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   Advocate (Newspaper) - January 5, 1964, Victoria, Texas                                118th' 241 15- TTLZFHONE HI t-lttl VICTORIA, TEXAS, SUNDAY, JANUARY Established 18M Congress Reconvenes Tuesday LBJ Message Is Awaited WASHINGTON (AP) Con- gress .gets back to work Tues- day, with its first full-dress encounter with President John- sot! set for Wednesday and with much of the business President John F. Kennedy laid before it still unfinished. Johnson's Slate of the Union message, to be delivered to a joint session Wednesday, pre- sumably will affirm what he has already said less formally he Is making Kennedy's program his own, with top em- phasis on enacting an tax cut and a comprehensive civil rights bill. Economy Theme The legislators will be listen- ing closely for Johnson to de- velop furllier some themes he has stressed on his own. One is economy: Johnson is expected to submit a budget in the neighborhood of billion, which would mean additional substantial cuts under the ex- exculive departments' first esti mates, like those already or dered for Defense and the Post Office departments. Johnson also could give more details on his proposal for a major housing program and for a many pronged attack on pov- erty. Real Challenge The last may provide a real challenge to the new adminis- tration. One of President Ken- nedy's major defeats was the House decision, by a five-vote margin, against authorizing more funds for the area rede- velopment program designed to create jobs in chronically de- pressed areas. Several of the major legisla- tive items carried over from the first session will see action this month. The Senate Finance Commit- tee resumes Wednesday consicl eration of the tax-cut bill, with much work still ahead. Only about half of the 56 amend- ments proposed to the bill since Ihe House passed it have been considered. Bights Hearing The House Rules Committee begins hearings on civil rights Thursday. If these drag, spon- Eors of the legislation can be expected to push a discharge petition to bring the bill to the House for a vote. Such a peti- tion requires the signatures ol E18 members, and 170 hac signed when the House ad- [ourned. On Jan. 20, the House Ways and Means Committee, resumes hearings on the plan to provide hospital and nursing home benefits for the aged, financed by an increased Social Security tax. A majority of the commit- tee still is regarded as opposec !o the program. 60 Not Heard When President Kennedy was assassinated Nov. 22, the com- mittee suspended sessions leaving still unheard some 60 witnesses. The health program, which Johnson long has supported could provide a real test of th oth age and length of office. Traffic Brisk For Cof C Event Tickets for the annual Vic oria Chamber of Commerce lanquet are getting scarce ilanager Ben Ritterskamp re lorted Saturday. The banque s scheduled Jan. 21 in Victorit ligh School Gymnasium, whic vill seat only 700 persons fo dinner. When I left the office a noon, 510 reservations alread; lad been Rilterskamj said. "That leaves only 19 ickets available." Justin Wilson, a speakc lotcd for his "Cajun" humor will be the main attraction 'he banquet. Reservations for the affai can be made by telephoning o visiting the Chamber of Com merce office in the South Texa Savings buildings. 40 Pages Pope Paul Weeps At Holy Sepulcher WILEY CHEATHAM "I feel that I'm well qualified !or this Caraway said. 'I don't have to tell the people what I've done for Precinct 3. "When I became commission- er 23 years ago, there were no lard-surfaced roads.at all, and there was only one gravel road, about a mile strip from Button's Mott to Stubbs School." Caraway estimated that there are now about 100 miles of hard- surfaced roads in his precinct, and several more under con- struction. He said that about 8 to 10 miles have been added during his last four-year term. "I feel that I am fully fam- iliar with the procedures of the county court he said. "I've been working with the other commissioners for a long time now, and I know how to get along with them and work together." Caraway was appointed to fill S. CARAWAY Lights Fail During Fire In Church Rile Proceeds Uninterrupted JERUSALEM (AP) With throngs engulfing him Pope Paul VI came to Old Jerusalem Saturday, made his devotions at the Stations of the Cross and prayed in tears where tradition says Jesus Christ was en- tombed. Once disaster threatened. Fire broke out high in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher as the Pope was saying Mass. The flames were soon extinguished, and ha went on, unheeding. But earlier showed on his cheeks in the course of his first Mass of the Holy Land pilgrimage he has undertaken in a move for peace and brotherhood. the un-expired term of J. Payne, who died in office November of 1938. He was elected in 1940 and re-elected every term since. He was born on a farm in Coryell County, and has been a resident of Victoria County 1905. He wen t to- work for the county in 1908 and was a road foreman from 1913 until he was named county commis- sioner in 1938. Adenauer Looses Blast At Western 'Stupidity' BONN, Germ any. rad Adenauer, warning against "'capitalistic said Saturday the West must de- nand that Soviet Premier Oimshchev make an agree- ment on disarmament in ex- change for economic aid. Adenauer, 88 Sunday, said an- grily in a birthday interview: "Western capitalists are ready to help Khrushchev with- out any reai evidence of peace- ul intentions, and that is capitalistic stupidity." The reporter asked if that meant the West should get dis- armament from the Soviets in exchange for economic aid. he replied. "That's exactly it." He observed: "Everybody is talking about peace but the world is more heavily armed than it has ever been. The arms are what we should get rid of first." As he sees it, the Soviets' big need is for plants to make ar- tifical fertilizer so farm pro- duction can increase. The Russians can not build the plants themselves. The Western powers should sell them, he thinks, but only if they get a political return. don't want them to go hungry, Adenauer said, 'but they ought to behave de The In Power Cables blaze was in two the church. A the scaffolding handed up his an attempt to As for giving Moscow long- term credits, he predicted: "You'll never pay a cent." Adenauer retired as chancel- lor in October. He still belongs to Parliament. As for the latest Soviet pro- posal, for an agreement to out- law war as a means of settling disputes, Adenauer com- mented: "Old hat." Khrushchev, he said, just likes fo present himself as an apostle of peace. Adenauer thinks Khrushchev also wants (Sec ADENAUER, Page 6A) nected cables supplying power for television lights and carn- eras recording the historic moment. Foot-long tongues of flame licked out for a few minutes 30 feet up scaffolding erected for restoration of .climbed and a soldier headdress for beat out the flames. That was unsuccessful. Lights went out then a soldier handed the man a stick and he poked the cables apart, extinguishing the blaze. Never Hailed Those close to the altar sail Pope Paul never interrupt Mass during the episode, al (hough the crowd of worshipers murmured and looked up. Only the light of 10 tall candles be- hind the allar lit the scene. Climaxing his day, the Popi celebrated Mass at night in thi Church of All Nations which i the Garden of Gethseman where Christ awaited his Cruci fixion. The garden on the Moun of Olives where Christ was be trayed and arrested was floodli for Pope Paul's visit. The pontiff, 66, arose at dawn in the Vatican and boarded an American-built DC8 for the hour flight to Amman, the capi tal of Jordan, where King Hus sein I greeted him. Crowds Surge Crowds were thick at point. along from the 54-miIe Amman to motor ridi Jerusalem and here the throngs surged ii upon him and his entourage. He was unable to limousine at the leave hii Damascu Gate, the entrance to Jerusa lem, and could not deliver an address. Again the crowds were Ihick along the narrow Via Do Street of (See POPE, Page 6A) City Bonds at Work Traffic will be interrupted during the coming week on the foHtming streets duo lo work on the city's paving and drainage bond program: Ben Jordan Sircet: Closed between Wildwood and High- way 50; between Highway 59 and Red River; and between Airline and Terrace. Traffic will be closed on (he following streets where (hey intersect Ben Jordan: San Antonio, Guadalupe, Navidad, Colorado, Brazos, Trinity and Saljine. North Street: Closed at Ben Wilson Street. Ben Wilson Street: Closed between Highway 59 and Spring Sfrcet, with traffic restricted between Spring and Ben Wilson. BEST DRESSED WOMEN New Names Among the Top Ten By JEAN SPRAIN WILSON AP Fashion Writer NEW YORK (AP) Two members of royally, two social ife actresses, and two other so- cialites bounced to the top of the annual best-dressed list an- nounced Saturday. All but diminutive, dark- haired Queen Farah Pahlavi, third wife of the Shah of Iran, have been on the list or have hovered near it before. In deference to her mourning, the widowed Mrs, John F. Ken- nedy, the most powerful fashion personality in a generation, was not considered. Mrs. T. Charlton Henry of blonde. Philadelphia, listed as "worthy of citation" last year, made the fashion front ranks Ihis year. snow-haired Philadelphia li a veteran social lioness. Princess Alexandra of Kent, daughter of the late Duke of Kent and Princess Marina of Greece, made the big league list again this year. The princess is now married to wealthy busi- nessman Angus Ogilvy. Dina Merrill, born Nedenia Button, daughter of Marjorie Post Hulton Davies May, is one of two blondes on the list. Mrs. Alfred G. Vanderbilt of New York, the former Jean Harvey of the restaurant clan, also often cited, is a first-timer on the main best dressed list this year. She, too, is a slender Mrs, Loel Guinriess, Mexican born Gloria Rubio until her marriage to the international Born Julia Hush Biddle, the banker 12 years ago, heads the list Ibis year. The others are: i Princess Lee Radziwill of Lon- don, sisler of Mrs. Kennedy and veteran member of the list. Gloria Vanderbilt, recently wed to television Director Wy- atl Cooper. She made the list last year, loo. Baroness Henry Thyssen-Bor- nemisza, the former London fashion model Fiona Campbell- Walters. Mrs. Walthcr Mprelra-Salles, Ihe former Ellzainha Vianna Concalves, a young, willy and popular international hostess. Mrs. David Bruce, wife of the U.S. ambassador to Britain, an- other repeater. Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, Ihe wife of an oil millionaire and girlhood friend and Palm Beach neighbor of Mrs. Kennedy. She is another list regular, Three perennial members the1 annual best-dressed list wer given permanent status Hall of Fame. They are Signor Gianni Agnelli, Turin, Italj wife of the Fiat motors execi live; Mrs. Hervc Alphand, wil of Ihe French ambassador t Ihe United States; and Mr John Barry Ryan HI, a forme fashion magazine editor. Included In a separate list besl-drcssed women In the fas] ion related to it b several top de signers here and abroad, fashio editors and others. The list als included Mrs. Stanley Marcu of Dallas, wife of the depar ment store executive, and Mr S. I. Newhousc, wife of tl newspaper and magazine pul Usher. New Look To Be Taken At City Paving Charges Some "possibly signifi- cant" changes in the city's street assessment paving programs both regular and bond be made by City Council Mon- day, along with a first step toward regulation of park- ing in connection with new construction. City Manager John Lee said that some changes might be made in the as- sessment programs when asked about a "policy statement" which was listed as one item on the published agenda for the Monday council meeting. He said he was not at lib- erty to elaborate on the matter. Concerning parking, he said council is to consider an ordinance pertaining to off-street parking which ap- parently was precipitated by a request for permit to build on unplatted property by the Freeway Church of God in Christ. The church request came up at the last council meet- ing, and a number of the members questioned wheth- er the land area would per- mit off-street parking at the church site. Building In- spector A. E. Haschke said it would not. Lee said Friday that council was taking up the off-street parking ordinance, originally a part of a broad zoning plan, "without going into the full issue of zoning." Zoning, a prerequisite to implementation of the city's master plan, has been stalled by sub rosa op- position for more than three years. The proposed ordi- nance has now been pi- geon-holed for almost a year following the last com- mittee study. Council also Is expected to authorize the engineering department and City Atty. Avgyle McLachlan to pro- ceed with condemnation ac- tion against property owned by W. W. and J. F. Polka on South Navarro Street. The property is needed f o r the extension and widening of Navarro Street as a north-south through street. A request for a city con- tribution to Young Audi- ences Inc. also is listed for consideration by council when it meets at 5 p.m. Monday. The Young Audi- ences program is one which brings outstanding musical groups or individual artists (See PAVING, Page 6A) FOREIGN AID LBJ Favors Major Overhaul WASHINGTON (AP) President Johnson re- portedly favors breaking up the U.S. foreign-aid, pro- ;ram if practical ways can be found to spread its work among other agencies of the government. Whether such means are possible, and advisable however, still is being sharply debated by. the mem- President 'Tapers Off Busy Pace JOHNSON CITY, Texas (AP) Johnson tapered off iaturday from the fast pace of lis working holidays but still nan aged to get an intelligence iriefing and some more budget alk. His only official visitors were Fohn A. McCone, chief of the Central Intelligence Agency and E. Halaby, head of the Federal Aviation Agency. Reports on Visit In addition to giving the Pres- dent a routine intelligence briefing, the CIA chief reported on a visit he made to former President Dwight D. Eisenhow- er at Palm Springs, Calif. Mc- Cone made the visit at the re- uest of Johnson, in line with lie President's announced poli- cy of keeping former chief ex- ecutives advised of the world situation and of the administra ion's plans. Like so many other officials who have preceded him at the LBJ vacation ranch, Halaby came to talk about the budge which Johnson is trying to keep under the mark. Tours Ranch The President also toured his range country acreage with a few journalistic friends who were his guests at a fish fry Fri- day night and remained at the ranch overnight. Sunday he heads back to Washington and an array of ur- gent start-of-the-year problems. In an order to the Defense Department, Johnson directed Saturday that many youlhs be (See PRESIDENT, Page 6A) of a' special' commission Tohnson appointed in December o study the Agency for Inter national Development which administers the over-all pro- gram. Olhcrs Plan George Ball, Undersecretary if State, chairman of the group s said to believe personally hat the most practical form o shakeup in the circumstances would be to split off parts o lie over-all foreign-aid program Tom AID, assign them to oth er departments, and make AID Director David Bell an under secretary of state with author ity to coordinate AID activitie all over the world. Participants in commission sessions say that Ball as chair man has avoided pressing hi views and to date there is n agreement on what whouJd b recommended to the Presiden by his Jan. 15 deadline. Controversial View Ball's views are reported fc be controversial within the Stat Department where some otf cials are said to feel that i would be better to maintain Iween State and the AID opera lion, which is the situation tha present. Bell, who is in reality an as sistant to Husk as well as op erating head of tho AID pri gram, is known to feel that th present system is the best (See LBJ, Page 8A> 61 Persons Oie in Crash Of Trains BELGRADE, Yugoslavia (AP) crowded commuter train, ounding a curve in a fog, rashed into a standing pas- enger train at Jajinci before awn Saturday and 61 persons perished. Police announced 162 ithers were injured. The impact crushed eight >acked coaches at the Jajinci station, nine miles south of Bel- grade. All the casualties were reported to be Yugoslavs, most of them passengers aboard the commuter train. Line Blocked The collision blocked the Bel- Jrade-Skopje railway line for 11 lours until rescuers and repair crews, working in freezing weather, completed a search of he wreckage and cleared the racks. Among the injured.was the commuter train's engineer, a nan named Manojlovic. From his hospital bed he said there was no signal to indicate block- age of the rails and that a slight curve prevented him :rom seeing the other train un- til he was little more than 100 yards away. Engineer Helpless 'I knew instinctively what was going to happen, but I couldn't prevent the en- gineer said. "All I could do was to safeguard (ease pressure of) the steam boiler to prevent it from exploding. I don't remem- vnp.uulllg. i UU1J t. 1CUICU1- east a nominal separation be- ber anything else from then THE WEATHER Partly cloudy and mild Sun- day and Monday. Mostly north- easterly winds Sunday 8 to M friend's apartment. m.p.h. Expected Sunday tem- peratures: Low 40, high to partly cloudy Sunday and Monday. Warmer Sunday. Cool- er Monday. High Sunday 63-73. Temperatures Saturday: High 63, Low 44. Tides (Port Lavaca Port O'Connor High at as to why. a.m. and p.m. Sunday. Low at p.m. Sunday and a.m. Monday, Barometric pressure at sea level: 30.26. Sunset Sunday Sunrise Monday Thli information baled on data from the U.S. Bureau Victoria Wnlhtr Uiewhira, rift 
                            

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