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   Advocate (Newspaper) - January 22, 1964, Victoria, Texas                                THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 118th 258 TELEPHONE W S-HS1 VICTORIA, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 1964 XlUbllilult 1S4I 16 Cents Anti-Poverty Effort High In Budget Aim Austere, Not Standstill, LBJ Calls Billion WASHINGTON (AP) President Johnson sent Congress his trimmcd-down budget Tues- day, and called it "a giant step" toward the elimina- tion of red-ink spending. As he had announced earlier, it recommends re- duced defense spending and calls for thc start of a effort "to break the vicious circle of chronic pov- erty." Spending for that program during the first year is planned at about million. Not Substantial Johnson said that an austere own term for Ihe 475-page not and should not be a standstill budge." Demanding "a passion for ef- ficiency and economy" in gov- ernment, the President said determined cost cutting would not only produce the first fed CofC Dinner Sets Attendance Record Steps Five New Peace Proposed President Asks Nuclear Freeze WASHINGTON (AP) Presl- asked nationwide for five new peace" he pro- posed to the convening Geneva disarmament conference, in- cluding a verified freeze on nu- clear bombers and missiles and a halt in producing fissionable material for nuclear weapons. He also suggested outlawing of direct or indirect aggression, creating of a system of observa- tion posts to guard against sur- prise attack and a ban on the spread of nuclear weapons to non-nuclear nations. Sent To Geneva The President outlined these proposals in a message sent to the 18-nation meeting that con- vened in Geneva Tuesday and then in a surprise radio and television broadcast told the American people that: "There is only one item on the agenda of that conference... and that one item is peace." He said he prayed that IVSS would be the year "the worlc turned for all time from the horrors of war." He said "the reduction and the ultimate abo- lition of weapons and war is not Impossible." The President went somewhal beyond the message itself in his seven-minute talk, broadcast live by NBC and CBS networks U.S. Is Ready In a repetitive style character- istic of the late President John F. Kennedy, Johnson said the United States is ready to "hear any plan, go any place, make any plea and play any part thai chron'c cutfin release funds to meet needs-notably th. war ls Llncs Ulecae and Parl'cularly so m election years reaction n Congress reay wTn es. Most app aud- as Ted jhat, 1 lhe Planned culs A_ i IS "Of benate Leader EXCr.elt D.irksen of Illinois ''I m by how federal Undel" govern- ment in so many quarters with so much less money." Fulfilled Aims But the Democratic Senate leader, Mike Mansfield of Mon said: "A lot of people aid in the past that John- in't do this and can't do But Johnson has done set out to do in (_ Republicans seemed certain to make political capita! tlie timing of the project- 5wnturn in federal si which will he after the elections. of the Treasury Dilton told a news con- ference Monday that (1___r_. ing rate will continue rising _ a peak in the October-December quarter. He said it will turn down in the next two q__..... second half of the fiscal Will Conic Ciose Asked when he expects budget, Dillon said he will "come offers a realistic prospect ofy peace." He said hundreds of millions would be killed in the first hour If another world war erupts so will "come the United States wants to re- Snrf ytha "'h i "ext year' duce the risks and returns to the that by m conference table at Geneva  9 at Galveston. A Pacific cold front due to start invading the Texas Pan landle by Wednesday promiset :o check the warm weather trend in all but the extreme south. Rouge, giving the audience a continuous belly-laugh. Bill Klotz, last" year's presi- dent, in his address to the mem- bership, noted that "1963 was a good year for Victoria." He called attention to the many accomplishments such as con- struction on the drainage proj- ect, school building, highway construction, the barge canal and other similar projects now under construction or planned. Klotz said three things make a good city including "self-im- provement, self-confidence and attractiveness to others." New Investors "We have seen self-improve- ment in the process all year, and many have shown self-con- fidence by the great financial investments they have placed he said. "These same investments indicate attractive- ness. It. is reflected by the many new businesses and visi- tors." "However, our outer appear- ance only mirrors the attitude of those that live he added. Klotz recognized the six re- tiring directors including Dave Lack, 1961 president; Jack Mor- 1962 president; Richard Henderson, Tom Jones, F. M. Summers and Neil Whitley. Asks Cooperation He called on the membership :o pledge full cooperation in the work ahead. The new president, Robert R. Martin said he hoped the pres- ent governing body could keep up the momentum of last year's. 'There is a job tor all of us. Come forward with your ideas, complaints and construc- tive he said, "Wa want to continue to make Vic- toria a better place to live." Martin introduced other new officers. They include Bill Rud- dock, Louis M. Gasche and Ray Langford, vice presidents, and James Garrison, treasurer. New directors introduced were Dr. Charles Borchers, Jack Bright, Richard H. (Dick) Cory, C. A. Dickerson, Gasche and Otto Schuenemann. Honor Monsignor He also introduced hold-over directors Henry Hauschild Jr., Klotz, J. D. Moore, G. C. Pitt- man, Ray Langford, Robert Barry, Richard Cullen, Dr. R. H. Hartman, Robert C. Mar- tin and Ruddock. Following 'the addresses by the two officials, Dave Shef- field presented the Victoria Ro- tary Club's Senior Citizen Award to the Rt. Rev. F. 0. Beck. Msgr. The record crowd gave Msgr. Beck a standing ovation. Ha spoke briefly, saying, "To each of you my sincere appreciation. My 22 years in Victoria have (See DINNER, Page K) RADIO SWITCHBOARD Relay Space Satellite Functions on Schedule CAPE KENNEDY, Fla. f AP) 2, a space switchboard with long life expectancy, soared into orbit Tuesday night in a major step toward a U.S. goal of establishing a world- wide space communications net- work within three years. Before the satellite bad com- pleted one global pass, it dem- onstrated its capability. It re- ceived radio communications signals and a television lest pat- tern from a ground station at Mojave, Calif, and beamed them back to both the Mo- jave station and one at Nutley, N.J. First television transmission between continents is scheduled Wednesday when high U.S. and Japanese officials arc sched- uled to exchange greetings via the satellite. President Johnson may be among the U.S. officials. Stations in seven countries on four continents planned to con- duct television, radio, telephone and teletype experiments with the satellite, which carries new electronic components designed to operate several years despite radiation and other space haz- ards. Relay 2 is the first of two big U.S. space efforts on tap this week. Echo 135-foot diame- ter balloon folded in the nose cone of a Thor-Agena B Booster scheduled to be shot into earth orbit Friday. The United States and the So- viet Union have agreed to try to bounce radio signals off Echo 2's shiny skin in their first joint experiments in talking via satel- lite. Echo 2 will be the world's largest and most widely visible satellite. A three-stage Delta rocket propelled the 184-pound Relay 2 upward from Cape Kennedy at p.m. The National Aeronau- tics and Space Administration announced the payload was in successful orbit after it com- pleted one hour hour circuit of the globe. The announcement said pre- liminary tracking data indicat- ed the satellite was in ari orbit very close to Ihe intended path, which ranged from miles to miles high. Earlier Tuesday, the Titan II rocket scheduled to boost a dum- my model of the two man Gemini space craft into orbit in March passed a successful ground firing test of its first and second stage motors. Thc two stages were locked side by side on a launching pad here and were fired in sequence for 30-sccond bursts after a five- hour countdown. Relay is one of several typos (See SATELLITE, Page 12)   

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