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   Advocate (Newspaper) - January 9, 1964, Victoria, Texas                                118th 245 TELEPHONE HI HOi VICTORIA, TEXAS, THURSDAY, JANUARY 9, 1964 ZiiaWIshed Johnson Trims Budget Back to Billion Some Dems Skeptical Of Program Both Parties Praise Goals BLOOMING DOG stray dog trotted through an open door Mr. and Mrs. La Vere Braucht's florist shop in Des Moines, searched the shop, climbed into a sunny area (APPholo) behind a display window and stayed there. The Brauchls sent out for some dog food and let the dog rest among their flowers, happy and contented despite the stares of passersby. Green, Justices Ask Re-Election A joint announcement for nomination in the Democratic primary elections to the places on the new Thirteenth Court of Civil Appeals in Corpus Christ! to which they were appointed last year has been issued by Chief Justice Howard P. Green of Cuero, Associate Justices T. Gilbert Sharpe of Brownsville and Paul W. Nye of Corpus Tha three justices were ap- pointed by Gov. John B. Con- nally last August when the bill creating the new Thirteenth Court became effective. The law creating (lie courl requires all three judges to run for election this year. If elected, they will draw for Iwo, four or six-year lerms. Thereafter, one justice will be up for election at each two-year period and will serve for a six- year term. The counties making up the Thirteenth Supreme Judicial District are Victoria, Lavaca, W hart on, Gonzales, DeWilt, Jackson, Malagorda, Goliad, Bee, Refugio, Calhoun, Aransas, San Patriclo, Nueces, Kleborg, Kenedy, Willacy, Hidalgo, Cam- eron and Live Oak. In their joint announcement, the three justices had this to "We have filed as candidates with the chairman of the State Democratic Executive Commit- tee for the respective positions which we hold on the Thirteenth Court Civil Appeals, and in such connection, desire to make the following joint statement: "We have been highly honored because of our appointments by Governor Connally to (he Thir- teenth Court of Civil Appeals. It is a real privilege to serve as the first justices of the court. At the lime of our appointment we pledged to run in 1964, and we now plan to assist each oth- sr throughout the 20-county dis- rict in accomplishing our elec- ,ion to regular terms as jus- ices of this court. "Since the court came into wistence on Sept. 1, 19S3, we lave necessarily been required :o perform a number of tasks n connection with the organiza- tion of the court in addition to our regular judicial dulies. Such additional duties include the em- ployment of the clerical staff, selection of our library, assist- ing Ihe Commissioner's Court of Nueces County on the planning of the new court building and (See ELECTIONS, Page 9) Mrs. P. T. Hcrscy reminding the Victoria Archery Club mem- bers of a meeting tonight p.m. at the CPL Auditorium Jimmy Miori, president, re minding the members of St. Joseph's Father's Club thai there will be an importanl meeting of the club at 8 p.m lonighl Sidney Dean ex- plaining it is never too lale lo extend "good wishes" and head- ing out of town .on business for the day Dr. Bingliam Jr. off lo Fort Worlh for a seminar Mrs. C. B. Settle Texas Has Full Variety By tUE ASSOCIATED PRESS Texas had multiple kinds of weather Wednesday even a tornado threat. While Ihe Beaumont area was under a tornado alert, which expired without any report of damaging weath- er, Ihe Panhandle had freez- ing temperatures and light snow; Et Paso had clear skies; scattered showers fell over North Central Texas; and Brownsville had balmy 80-degree weather. Colder weather was fore- cast for most of (he sfale Thursday as a new North- west cold front pushed across the slate. Maximum I e m peralin-cs Wednesday ranged from Brownsville's 80 to 32 at Amarillo and Dalhart. British Hoping Bus Deal Will Be Forgotten by U.S. on the mend from a broken ankle, and hoping to be back teaching before long O. C. Holder out for an early cup of coffee Dr. and Mrs. Byron Griffin reminding the 35 mem- bers of the Trail of Six Flags Theater board of a meeting to- night at 8 p.m. at their home, LONDON (API-British offi- cials forecast Wednesday that Britain's relations svith the United States will emerge intact from the tempest stirred up by Ihe British buses- for-Cuba deal. Prime Minister Sir Alec Douglas-Home's Cabinet was represented as believing the Americans having made known Washington's unhappi- now allow the matter to die down. That attitude was not wholly shared on the oilier side of the Atlantic. Former President Har- ry S. Truman, for instance, told newsmen In New York that Brit- ain had not shown (he altitude of a very good friend in connec- tion with the sale by the Ley- land Molor Corp. "If President Johnson feels about it like I think he Truman said, "he'll probably lake a shot at them." British official circles played down press speculation lhal the issue could sour Douglas- Home's visit to Johnson Feb 12-13, The Leyland company has agreed to supply Fidel Castro's Communist regime with 400 sin- gle-deck buses for Havana streets for million, plus million worth of spare parls. The company has the prospect of selling additional buses to Cuba for million. A union official at the Leyland plant in Lancashire said, "We are pleased the company can win contracts like this because it helps lo assure employment." He said Cuban technicians vis- iting the plant for Instruction in maintenance will be given ev- ery assistance, Approval was voiced, too, by Clifford Kenyon, a LaboriL member of Parliament whose district includes the plant site "The United States is very 'oolish, and her attitude will no assist Kenyon said 'I .do not think the complexion of a government should infer 'ere wilh trade." Shipment of the buses wil lelp correct Britain's presen unfavorable balance of trade vith Cuba. Leyland's managinj lirector, Donald Stokes, said de- iveries will begin in April. He said Communist East German reighlcrs will be used rathei :han British vessels because o Ihe U.S. blacklisl of ships in Cu jan commerce. The deal spotlighted a basi. difference of approach between London and Washington. Th United States wants Cuba iso- aled economically on the as sumption that this will bring down Castro in time. Britain ir. sists on exporting as much as i can to Communist countries irom Cuba to Red China, s> ong as strategic goods are no involved. Law- SOP Hybiscus Lane rence Dufi-.-iin downtown early on business BUI Garrctt doing some Chamber of Com- merce. research work Mrs. D. C. Trlpson .busy running errands Miss Ethel Gcrbcr back at work after a recent ill- ness Mrs. Lois Griffith marking her birthday at a hot tamale supper T. A. Siarr recovering from recent surgery .the O. B. Hough ton's, dog, Patricia, a collie, rr.ore fondly called "Lassie" by the neigh- borhood children, being missed by the chlluYen and the family after her recent illness and death Miss Christine Hennlg proud of her new transportation. De Los Santos Fund at The fund for the De Los Santos children, whose parents and a sislcr were killed in an automobile accident Dec. 7 near Westhnff, has grown to Herman Vogt Jr., who heads the fund at the Victoria Bank and Trust Co., said daily con- tributions ranging (rom to have been trickling in since Christmas, and that several other groups are still in the process of staging major cam paigns for Ihe children. One of those is the Soroptimisl Club, which will meet Thursday lo discuss the progress of ils project of placing containers In wide areas of the city where said. donations may made. 26 Cents Subdivision Law Holds, City Attorney Advised WASHINGTON (AP) Even some Democrats joined Repub rpblems. Young said, "I hope Jiis has no significance." The theme running through :he Democratic cdmment warm y praising Johnson's State ol he Union message was thai tht President had taken the helm o eadership, laid down a firm challenge, and that it is up lo Congress to meel it. At Less Cost However, House Republican Whip Leslie C. Arends of Illi- nois saw it as "patently a 1964 political full of promises for everyone, "more of everything previously prom- Ky TOM E. P1TE Advocate Slaff Writer The city still retains its au- :horily to regulate subdividing of land, including enforcement sf ils subdivision ordinance, up lo the full five miles beyond the city limits, the Texas Mu- nicipal League has advised Cily This was disclosed Wednesday with McLachlan was asked the status of an investigation which he was asked to make last Dec. 19 by Victoria Planning Com- mission. Commissioners, concerned over the growing number of subdivisions lying just outside the city and served by septic tanks, asked McLachlan to brief state laws and Iry (o determine dielion; based on population, ex- just how much regulatory au thority the city has. The city attorney in turn questioned the legal department of the Texas Municipal League. In its reply, TML expressed the opinion that state laws which became effective last Aug. 23 did not repeal existing laws un- der which "a large number of Texas cities enforced their sub- division ordinances up to the five-mile limit." The only pertinent change, TML said, was that under the new law cities have injunctive powers within the newly de- scribed areas of "extra ter- ritorial jurisdiction." This area of extra territorial juris- lends two miles beyond the cily limits in the case of Victoria. Beyond this area, the TML said, the city still retains its original powers but could nol enforce its decisions through in- junclive action. Both the TML letter to Mc- Lachlan and Victoria City Man- ager John Lee pointed out, how- ever, that this is a legal opinion which has not been tested in court. Members of planning commis- sion asked for the legal opinion seeking support in their drive to halt the use of septic tanks in subdivisions which t h e Slate Health Department says (See LAW, Page 9) July 1, it was Wednesday night. and Torrejon. will be placed basis. The action, one of ised at less cost. "It would lake more than magic words or the skill of an experienced political magician to initiate and expand costty federal programs and at the same time reduce government Arends said. "It would take fiscal legerde- said Senate Republican Leader Everett M. Dirksen of Illinois. Faith in Miracles The same theme came from Democratic Sen, Allen J. Ellen- der of Louisiana who said that "my faith in miracles will be restored if he can accomplish all that he proposes within the budget he proposes." It would be "a miraculous added Sen. John J. McCIellan, D-Ark. Sen. B. Everett Jordan, D- N.C., called it "the biggest pro- gram in the history of our coun- try" and said, "I hope it can be done within the budget, but I don't see how, but maybe he can do it." GOP Cooperalion House Republican Leader Charles A. Halleck of Indiana promised wholehearted GOP co- operation in cutting Ihe budget. (See PROGRAM, Page 9) come home. The action folk more than a wi ment that the Uni withdraw bombei planes from Japan. It also follows announcement o shut down two Britain by July 1, ing force States. within day night Area Water Challenge Cited by Carbide Chief By MARILYN WAIDA Advocate Women's Editor The challenge of gelling enough water for industry and agriculture in Ihis area was cited by R. P. Barry Jr., plant manager at Scadrift's Union Carbide and Carbon Chemical's to members and gucsls at Hie Victoria Farm and Ranch Club Wednesday at Tolah's Pioneer Room. Barry described how industry riad profited from Ihe agricul- tural interests of the two coun- ties of Victoria and Calhoun, and-hs; also showed how the agricultural interests had prof- ited from the Carbide plant's location in the nrea. "We think we are in a coun- try wilh a great said Barry, who explained lhal Ihe men from the area, many of which come from Ihe farms and ranches recognize a need for a company to make a profit, they make the best workers, they understand problems, they know how to improvise on the farm and likewise how to provise at the plant. They have a good attitude toward work. "The men pitch wilh .us to [hat the area has good educa- tional facilities. "Because of automalion, a people, man has to be smarter than a machine. It takes a lot of in- telligent local individuals to do a he said. Barry outlined what industry has done for Calhoun and Vic- toria counties in taxes, in make this operation he plant manager explained THE WEATHER Fair Thursday and Friday. Colder Thursday and Thursday night with northerly winds, 15 to 25 m.p.h., dcminishing'Thurs- day night and Friday. Expected Thursday temperatures: Low W, high 56. South Central Texas: Clear and colder Thursday. Fair Friday. High Thursday 55-63. Temperatures Wednesday: High 73, low 55. Tides (Port Lavaca-Port O'Connor Lows at a.m. and p.m. and highs at and p.m. Thurs- day. Barometric pressure st sea level: 29.93. Sunset Thursday. Sun- rise Friday. Thi3 ItJonjillon bated on dita WMthtr they called in an a just payment. _____ to be a fair complaint. farmers are i crops. He stressed stead of letting flood stages. S Barry compared an farmer of man produced MONKEYS lose Curiosity Kills oase Air own one of Couple es in Spain by announced according to and his mate were 5 killed the dead Tuesday morning, t bombers combined the protective screen torn live 8 streak of from the front of their tu'o, has killed a pair of heater. Saragosa monkeys at Victoria just sick about f on a B. E. Leissner Jr. J Commissioner L. A. Meis e of a series uple of Wednesday. "Apparently 1 they got into the itself Ihe increasing tinental some way shorted it out, -killing Ihe two monkeys." J gradual Autrey, 26, of and his mate were a ging B47 was reported in fair pair. Earlier, when at Baptist Hospital bulbs had been used to e Antonio Wednesday the cage, they had ripped itary a back injury suffered the protective covering, iependents one-car accident 16 the light bulbs and of Victoria on them. ows by a 616 Tuesday was when the healer eek was pinned in installed. ited States will r and for thirty minutes before being freed by officers placed a triple hardware cloth over the heater, and they an. by two He was one of three iccupants of a station managed to tear it Meis said. intentions to B47 bases in >rings to about er of military brought left the roadway and struck a concrete erobankmenl under an overpass constructed over a cattle crossing. The other men, Donald P. Spiering Jr., 24, of 240G (Neeley) checked the cages at 11 p.m. Monday and the monkeys were all c Leissner said. "Then at 7 a.m. I he found them dead." tes as a SI. and Marvin donor who wishes to remain s overseas 33, of 906 DuPont St. already has provid- the U.S. with less funds to replace the two n the was transferred workmen com- To Antonio from Citizens a new monkey cage 3efense Hospital Tuesday has wiring in the con- nnounced in a Duckett floor to provide mischief- 'y oases m th( id seven over-closed over a in an radiant heating a day loo late lo help Chico and his mate. Cwero ign bases were the time, Cuero Chuckle nation Wednes-ointed one o Page uneral services 'or Marvin Junker, 51, will be conducted at Freund Funera Some at 2 p.m. Thursday. The Rev. Norman A gentleman is a fellow who holds the door open while his wife carries fn the groceries. of First Baptist officiate, and burial will be in Hillside ODD DEATH a former Cuero "W died Tuesday in a Houston hospital. He was !lH manager of Ihe opportunity Co. Junker was well-known in the Cuero area, having served nt of the of Ihe Cuero of Commerce, as a PASO, Tex. (AP) Fed- 1 how they the chamber and Ihe court jurors deliberated cotton for several years. He 15 minutes Wednesday be- age was longtime member of Ihe finding Border Patrolman ns in the Hermann Clanalian innocent of an agroDomis M to consider d lo arrive horseman struck by the landing gear of his plane. The Carbide explained (ha pay for Clanahan said of the verdict, which disposed of charges filed after the icy had of the Coastal national was killed at did not for Exceptional 20, 1962, during a search will hear Richard illegal aliens. "Now I can of director of Hope to live again." s in the School, at a dinner Ivial began Monday. U.S. ained that to be held at the Judge Sarah T. Hughes servoirs at Restaurant Thursday at it was the shortest criminal of water, in her experience on the i off the will discuss bench. on when Project on was completed at 3 rigating special counseling (CST) and the jury began classes for dropouls, at. p.m. after hat something o store the will cover a seven-country aren which includes final arguments. One of the last persons to tes- ;n it comes, Calhoun, Goliad, was Dr. Ray W. Emery Jr., it fun off Rcfugio and eye specialist. He said the mil dams nearest approach to >ut a big area of persons who told of ob- y in the Ihe physically it was about 150 yards rlnl expansion pA the hard ot hearing and the deaf, the partially Iherc was a possible deplh perception error of 98.4 feet on cvi ULO oilier 1 914 when one the food fo R. blind, Ihe menially retarded, Ihe gifted, the organically brain Injured, and those wilh side of where they eslimat-ed Clanahan flew at this June-lure. r iU_ tL.11 11... Production Of Uranium To Be Cut Promises Full Defenses Kept WASHINGTO WAP) Prcsi- lent Johnson told an astonished, applauding and partly skeptical Congress Wednesday he is mak- ng an unprecedented slash in uranium production and trim- ming the budget to a surprising billion. But Johnson promised that he "full strengtli of our com- >at defenses" will be main- ained and that he vyill launch a billion-dollar offensive against loverly in America. To Build Record The man who has been Presi- dent only seven weeks set forth or the first lime in this election year the plans and programs on which he intends lo build the record of his administration. Democrats were inclined to cheer them, and Republicans were inclined to hoot. It was the shortest report on Ihe State of the Union in three decades, delivered to a packed audience In the House chamber and (a the nation by radio and :elevision. Kennedy Program Johnson embraced the pro- grams of his predecessor, the assassinated John F. Kennedy. But he added some Johnson touches, such as a plan to boost the rate of pay for overtime in some industries in order to dis- courage overtime work and open up opportunities for more jobs. He set a precedent by staging a preview of his message for lewsmen its delivery. This was done with the Presi- dent standing coatless and bear- leaded in the White House rose arden in near-freezing weath- er. Best For Counlry "The message that I will de- liver in about two he said, "is a summation of what I think is best for the country, what I think is best for our country in ils efforts to build people eace.' the forthcoming budget, which he pared substantially be- low the goal he had set, Johnson told reporters: "It is a budget in which we have tried first to cut away all fat and waste in every agency and department in the govern- ment; second, to stop the need- less spending of a single dollar; third, to take that investment and put it in people and their unfilled needs; fourth, to keep piu- defense establishment in lean, hard, fighting shape with the fat eliminated." Then he went to Capitol Hill (See BUDGET, Page 9) world in which all can live together in used binoculars, made the samo error was larger as the three watched the plane at greater distances. The three witnesses who told of seeing the plane were ranch foreman and Mrs. W. B. Hol- land and a visitor, Waller Hoi- ton. They said they saw the plane Ive three times toward the vic- tim, Isidoro Rodriguez Chapar- ro, 23. Dr. Emery said Holton, even though he would have depth perception error. Clanahan, 28, blamed a down- draft for his plane striking Chaparro. He said he pointed Ihe nose of the oraft up to avoid tiitling the Mexican. Two veteran pilots accus- tomed to low level, slow speed ilying testified that they would tiave maneuvered exactly as Clanahan said he did should the same situation face them. The pilots were Arne Johnson, El Paso, and Charles Christian- son, Salt Lake City, both fliers for El Paso Natural Gas Co. Dr. Emery said he found by mathematical means that the Hollands and Hollon "were not able to judge whether or not" (See PATROLMAN, Page I)   

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