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Advocate (Newspaper) - January 19, 1964, Victoria, Texas .1 THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 15 118th 255 TELEPHONE HI 5-1451 VICTORIA, TEXAS, SUNDAY, JANUARY 19, 1964 Established 1818 38 Pages ROAD IMPROVEMENTS Plans for taking the 90-degree jog out of Ben Wilson Roacl where it inter- sects North Street are shown taking shape in top photograph where con- struction crews already have laid out the new right-of-way. Below is a view of the Ben Jordan-Proctor link, looking south from North Street, where crews of Gulf Bituli- (Advocate Phnlo) thic Co. went to work this week under the first paving contract in the paving and drainage bond program. The Ben Jordan- Proctor system will tie into Simon Drive at Port Lavaca Drive and eventually link Bloomington Road with north Victoria via a major thoroughfare. REVIEW BOARD Citizens Urged to Act In Literature Cleanup w. mi. i.iic njneiie u fs regarding of thc city auomey that selection of courses looks and movicsjlllE Word "picture" in Section transferable for adv The Board of Review for Juvenile Readers said Saturday that the failure of responsible people lo look and act is perhaps the most valuable asset of the distributors of pornography. The board, in a statement, said Ihal complaints should be registered with the dealers and theater owners magazines, hooks that violate city ordinances, list of city ordinances pertain- ing to pornography wns also included in the stale-merit. Members of Ihe hoard are H. W. Kacy, chairman; Mrs. Alvin L. Boyd, secretary; and the Rl. Rev. Msgr. P. 0. Beck, Robert B. Campbell, Mrs. Rubin Steelo Frels, V. T. Kalhis, Oscar A. Schulte, B. J. Stuckey, the Rev. J. H. Vcrmillion, Vclton B. Cowden and Ai-gyle McLachlan, ex officio members. Here is the full lext of the statement, along with the City of Victoria's Code of Ordinances, Sections 14-5 through 14-10: (Note: A minor is defined by the board as an individual under 18 years of age. Also, it is the 14-5 and "pictures" in Section 14-6 include motion pictures.) [regarding the caliber of printed material and motion pictures thai are available lo the youth of Victoria led to a request to Morris Kamin back from Grand Rapids, Mich, and Chi- cago and the Home Fashion College Sets Registration Spring registration at Victor! College will be conducted Mon day, Tuesday and Wednesday according to Miss Leona Jones registrar, in the Student Unio and library buildings. After a record enrollment i the preceding fall term, colleg officials report indications ar that a large number of student will enroll in Victoria Colleg for the first time, based on th receipt of applications. The college will offer a broa irscs with credit advanced stanc ing in senior colleges. Miss Jones said students en "The concern of many citizens joy small classes al Victor! College, offering a closer rela lionship between student and in struclor. Rcgislration procedure City Council recently thai begin on the Sludenl Unio porch, where cards and form will be distributed and filled ou (Sec COLLEGE, Page 5A) suitable action be taken. Council's response to this re-' quest was (lie activation of Sections through 10 of the Code of Ordinances which deals with the creation of a Board of Review for Juvenile Readers. These ordinances were written in 1957. "Although the Board of Re- view has been directly charged with the responsibility of keep- ing "informed of the contents of lilerary and pictorial publi-, cations found in the tins. Furniture Show Mrs. primarily the responsibility Cimiley at home taking it easyjof every civic, every fraternal, after minor surgery Saturday land every religious orgnniza- .....fudge Frank Crain out on [ion, as well as every citizen, errands and calling it "work" Mrs. A. J. dcLuna and Mrs. Henry Guujardo of Our Lady ofj Sorrows Altar Society planning to be busy today selling home- made Tacos for a church bene- fit after each service al Sorrows Leslie Litllcs being missed downtown and discovered in a new position Mrs. Lucille Biclslcin having a busy day John Slockbaucr dropping in downtown for a brief visit Mrs. David Wilson enjoying her temporary work as church sec- retary Harold Gardner of Victoria College said to have been ahead of schedule on his tests and grades Cecil Raven not admitting he makes a good chauffeur Milton Hippamonti always ready for a coffee break conversation Charlie Raska back from a brief trip to Weimar Bull Fricdcl having his television troubles Lefty Sexton busy with Kiwanis business Bobby Stolz having an extra busy day Jean Frankcn- burger scrounging for a baby grand piano, not necessarily in playing condition, which could be used as a stage piece for the next Trail of Six Flags Theatre production, (See CLEANUP, Page 5A) Are Critical After Crash Two Youths Also Injured Advocaie Cuero bureau CUERO A Cuero man and is wife remained in critical ondilion in a local hospital arly Sunday with injuries suf ered Saturday afternoon when leir car was hit broadside by nother aulo at a street inter- ection. Admitted lo Burns Hospital Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Schuc- emann, aged couple, who were irown from their car when Ihe chicles collided. Police Chie: Charles Clark said it was nol efinitely known who was diiv- ng the Schueneman ear, which pas a total wreck. Corpus Christ! Man Driver of the other auto was "ktdie M. Cross, 25, of Corpus 'hrfsti. He was accompaniec y Daymond R. Cobb, 25, also f Corpus Christi. Both men vere taken to Burns Hospita ut neither was reported in erious condition. The collision occurred at '.m. at the intersection o iroadway and Henry Street Jroadway is also the Victoria ighway. Clark said the wreck hap- icned while Cross was driving ast on Broadway. Eyewit- nesses lold Clark the Schuene- man car had been stopped for stop sign on Henry Street and vas crossing Broadway when he vehicles collided. Car Demolished Cross' car was also de- molished. Cobb was thrown to he street, bul apparently suf ered only multiple severe lace- Police Sgt. Richard logue said Cobb's head hit the windshield before he was thrown irom the car. Cross' only injuries were con- usions and a lip laceration. Clark said Cross' car left skid marks 78.7 feet long before reaching the point of impact. The cars slid 68.5 feet from the point of collision, Clarl said. The police chief reported Port Lavaca Voters Endorse Bay Pact J 2ND READING Parking Study Set by Council Victoria City Council will call for second reading Mon- day a new onlinonce de- signed to regulate off-slrect parking provisions in future construction of all types within (he city limits. The off-street parking ordinance lifted en toto from the master plan rec- ommended zoning ordinance provides that "it shall be unlawful to construct, alter or move upon any lot or huilding site any residential, commercial or industrial structure unless there shall be provided upon such lot or building site a minimum of off-street parking space as hereinafter set forth. II provides further that Ihe city shall issue no building or huilding moving permit, after (he ordinance becomes effective, unless require- ments for off-slreet parking have teen met. As addenda, the ordinance includes Table I, defining parking ratio definitions, and Table IT (some seven pages of double-columns) defining requirements for structures designed for purposes rang- ing from "accessory building servants quarters" lo "water distillation" faciiilics. The number of off-street parking spaces lias been cal- culated on the basis of the traffic a particular type of business is expected to at- tract and on the square fool- age of floor or open spaces within the sales or living area. One off-street space must be provided, for instance, for each unit of servant quarters; one space for each 200 square feet of floor space in a shop for aliening, press- ing or repairing of wearing apparal; one space for each three seals of any "arena, auditorium, coliseum, thea- ter or similar and one space for each four seats in any church. Similar provisions are made, for example, for art galleries, airports, commer- cially operated golf driving ranges, pitch and pull and miniature courses; automo- bile sales; barber and beauty shops; carnivals, clinics and clothing stores; dance halls, drug and department stores; ealing places, freighl depots (See STUDY, Page 5A) Halepaska In Race for County Post J. O. Halepaska, who ha spent nearly all of his life i :he precinct he now seeks t represent on the Viclori County Commissioners Cour announced Saturday as a cand date for county commissioner Precinct 3, subject to the Demo cratic primary election May 2 "In announcing for the offic Viet Nam Gunners Down U.S. Copter at Mekong issue Calls Record Poll Turn-Out Vote Margin Almost 6-to-l Advocate Port Lavaca Bureau PORT LAVACA Port La- aca voters turned out in rec- rd numbers Saturday to deal crushing blow to Mrs. Lois )eShazor and opponents of tha Bauer bayfront lease by a mar- .in of to 246. The total unofficial vote cast f is the largest voting urnout in history in a Port javaca city election. There were poll taxes sold in ;he four voting precincts who nave 1962 receipts, and there was a range of 200-300 persons eligible because of exemptions. Precinct Three was incom- plete but was accepted for un- official count. Breakdown of voting by city precincts included was as fol" lows: No. 1 Courthouse 340 for, 36 against, 52 absentee, a possible 354. No. 2 Roosevelt school 347 for, 76 against, 13 absen- tee, possible 574. No. 3 Calhoun gym 402 for, 76 against, 45 absentee, a possible 530. Cross was traveling at a high! SAIGON, South Viet Nam AP) Communist gunners downed another U.S. helicopter and fought on Saturday against American-supported Vietna- rate of speed before the ac- cident. Long-Time Printer jmese troops trying to wipe out Red bases in the Mekong River delta. The flagship of Ihe U.S. 7th Schueneman is a long-time Fleet, the cruiser Providence, employee of the Cuero Pub- lishing Co., where he has been 40 years. Cross and Cobb are employed at the Reynolds Aluminum Co. docked al Saigon on a good will visit while blood flowed in the y unhurt. No bodies were re- covered. Confirmation of Ihe loss of the wo Americans would increase o 101 the roll of U.S. combat atalities and to 175 the deaths from all causes since the United Itates stepped up its military assistance against the Red reb- tls two years ago. employed in the job printing battle about 60 miles south of: department for approximately this cily. Two American erevymen, a Vietnamese and a British ob- server were listed as missing plant near Corpus Christi. Theyjand believed dead in a helicop- were in Cuero lo visit Cross'jter incident at Ihe mouth of the relatives. iMekong. Cobb is a former professional They were among six men football player. He played thepDoard a rocket-armed UH1A _ Mat rtrmcsm (Ka clinr'nllno in 1962 season with a Canadian that cruised team. He also played football support of at Texas Southern University. Today's Chuckle One reason we can love our enemies: they don't bor- row anything. the a shoreline in Vietnamese landing. Witnesses said Communist fire apparently knocked otf the tail rotor. The helicopter fell a mile out in the South China Sea. Other helicopters, speeding to the rescue, fished out the U.S. copilot and a gunner, apparent- City Getting On in Years Victoria Is 125 years old today. It was on Jan. 10, 1839, that Sam Houston signed the charter papers not only for Victoria but for Goliad and Gonzales as well. Plans are in the making for a full-week observance of the anniversary, but Mayor Kemper Williams Jr. said Saturday "they arc loo nebulous yet" (o make an announcement. of Halepask said, "I am offering ray full- time services and efforts to- ward the progress and welfare of Precinct 3, as well as Vic- toria County. Although I have enjoyed my work and my pres- ent job with the Delhi-Taylor Oil Corp for the past 16 years, I would feel compelled to resign from that position if I were elected commissioner of Pre- cinct 3. "It is my feeling that a coun- ty commissioner owes all of his energies to the administration of county affairs and to the working out of county problems I am obligated to no individual or group of individuals, other than the entire citizenry, and i. elected I will do my best for .he benefit of my people in Precinct 3, as well as for the proper and planned develop ment of the entire county. "1 shall welcome and appreci ale any support which may come my way in Ihis election and I am confident that I he available that be would do a creditable job to the satis (Sec RACE, Page 5A) PROJECT De Tar Hospital Plans Expansion De Tar Hospital will launch of Victoria will increase the hos- its. third and most significant expansion in the past six years beds, according to Dr. Webb about Feb. 20, it was announced this weekend. A new three-story, estimaled in excess of square fool facility designed by will face on San Antonio Slreet DiStefano and Associates where a new main entrance V, pital capacity from 65 lo 115 DeTar. The new facility, at a cost the recently completed parking NEW DE TAB UNIT Shown above Is the architects concept of the new three-story unit of De Tar Hospital on which construction is expected to begin about Feb. 20. With main offices on the ground floor, opening on San Antonio Street, the unit will increase the hospital capacity to 105 beds. This will be the third major expansion for the hospital in thc past six years. The present main entrance on Depot Street will be changed to an emergency entrance under the expansion pro- gram, THE WEATHER will lead lo business area on the south side of San record department, visitor's'Antonio, and to provide for a lobby and other public facilities on the main floor. v The entrance was shifted to San Antonio street to make it more readily accessible from Partly cloudy and mild Sun day and Monday, except cloudy late at night and early morn- ings. Southerly winds Sunday 15-25, shifting to northerly Mon- day. Expected Sunday tempera' lures: Low 55, high 75. South Central Texas: Clear lo partly cloudy Sunday and Mon- day except considerable early morning cloudiness. Cooler Mon- day. High Sunday 70-80. Temperatures Saturday: Low 44, high 72. No. 4 School for, 58 against, 46 absentee, possible 438. Bayfront Property The lease involved in the elec- ion was executed by the City Council with the Bauer Dredg- ing Co. Nov. 23. It involved 15.5 acres of bayfront properly about :wo blocks wide and extending approximately 900 feet out into Lavaca Bay, leased for a 25-year period at annually, with a renewal clause for an addi- tion 25 years at the same rental. The lease calls for the com- pany to dredge a channel wide enough and deep enough for barge traffic, install a railroad track, and bulkheads for the purpose of enabling the com- pany to make rail-sea connection for handling freight of all types. Expansion Room The contract was signed fol- lowing an announcement that the company needed the room for expansion, and if it would seek a larger site elsewhere. The referendum was request- ed by a local business woman, Mrs. Lois DeShazor, who chal- lenged the council's right to issue such a lease and presented a qualified petition to the coun- cil seeking an election on the issue. This made it mandatory according to charter ruling, to call a vote on the lease by the electorale. Nol Against Lease In opposing the lease, Mrs. DeShazor said she was not against a lease being granted to Bauer, but merely to the terms and conditions of this lease. She contended that the lime was too long lo tie up such new emergency entrance on Depot Street where the main entrance is now located. Two elevators will connect Ihe ground floor wilh second and third stories. Each floor will have a com- plete nursing unit, including nursing station, utility rooms, examining room and pa lien I rooms. Palient rooms will be equipped with bath facilities, and almost all will be private rooms. The kitchen and dining areas will be enlarged and additional space will be provided for cen- Iral supply and laboratory. Established in 1925 and for- merly known as De Tar Me- morial Hospital, the hospital underwent expansion in 1036, 1958 and 1081. A 1958 wing added 13 palient rooms and maternity facilities at a cost of about while the 1961 project at a cost of raised the hospital ca- pacity to 65 beds and provided two operating suites and four- bed recovery 'room in addition to new nursing facilities and special features. The latest project is expected to require about one year for completion, from the Feb. 15 turing brick and pro-stressed concrete in its [Street facade. San Antonio Tides (Port Lavaca Portiproperty and that the condi O'Connor Highs at of the lease were too in- a.m. and p.m. Lows at definite and were not "spelled p.m. and a.m. Monday. Barometric pressure at sea level: 29.82. Sunset Sunday Sunrise Monday This information based on data from the U.S. Weather Bureau Victoria Office (See Weather Elsewhere, Page SA> out" properly. She received sup- port from a group of citizens who concurred with her objec- tions. This resulted in an announce- ment from Bauer that if the lease was not supported by the (Sec VOTERS, Page 5A) 'Queen Contest Planned Announcement of a queen con- test from which the winner will reign as "Queen Victoria" was reign if chosen queen. She must made by Ihe Victoria Junior complete an official entry form Chamber of Commerce Satur- day. The event will be an added attraction to this year's Jaycee- sponsored slock show. Queen Victoria will officially represent Victoria County for the ensuing twelve-month period. A contestant must be at least 15 years of age, single and en- rolled in a Victoria County high starling date. It will be a steel school at the lime of judging, and masonry construction, public appearances representing the county or city during her and submit it with an 8 by 10 black and white photograph on or before midnight March 5. During the preliminary judg- ing, contestants will appear in formal dress and the finalists vyjll model western wear. For See application form on Page the general talent, each con- teslant will be responsible for She musl be sponsored by a club'her accompanyment if such is >r organization officially regis- necessary. Public speaking will tcrcd within Vicloria County and must agree to be available for involve thc answering of one (See CONTEST, (A) ;