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Advocate (Newspaper) - January 31, 1964, Victoria, Texas ADVOCATE 118th 266 TELEPHONE HI t-1451 VICTORIA, TEXAS, FRIDAY, JANUARY 31, 1964 Established 1644 Hot Race Looms for Sheriff Post Foe Possible For Cory, Too By HOY CHIMES Advocate Slaft Writer Victoria County's lineup of contested political races ap- peared to bo about complete Thursday for the May 2 Dem- ocratic primary election., al- though same rumors persisted that additional candidates may file before the deadline comes at midnight Monday. The most hotly contested county race now in pro spec looks lo be the campaign be- tween Sheriff M. W. Marshal and his former chief deputy Doran Cornelius, whose resig nation becomes effective Fri day. Cornelius has not yet for mally announced as an oppon ent for the sheriff, but is con sidered certain to do so by the end of this week. Free-for-All A sort of free-for-all is UK outlook for the post of county commissioner. Precinct 3, where the incumbent for the past years, W. S. Carraway, alreadj has drawn three opponents. The three opposing candidates are Martin A. Huber, J. 0. Hale paska and Herbert Weber Rumors are that there may be more before Monday midnight On Ihe dislricl front, the only contest shaping up thus far is the one between Dist. Ally. Wil- ey Chealham of Cuero anc Dave Whitlow, who practices law in Victoria and lives in Edna, for the post of dlstrid attorney of the 24th Judicia District. Whitlow Is back to try again after having been defeat ed by Cheatham in 1960. Trio Unopposed Other district incumbents, Congressman Clark Thompsor of Galvcston, Judge Joe E. Kel- ly of the 24lh District Court and Judge Frank H. Crain ol the 135th District Court, are unopposed up to now. So is Slate Rep. R. H. (Dick) Cory, who represents Victoria and Calhoun counties in the legislature and has announced for a sixth two-year term. Re- ports are that certain union la- bor groups have been seeking an opponent for Cory, and may come up with one by Monday night. Other incumbents in county offices seeking re-election lo four-year terms and unopposed up to now are County Commis- sioner Pat Moore, Precinct 1- County Atty. Whayland W. Kit- gore and County Tax Assessor- Collector H. Campbell Dodson. Two Years To Go Slate Sen. William N. Pat- man of Ganado was among those who drew four-year terms after being re-elected in 1362 following re apportionment of state senatorial districts. A race for a county precinct office which carries no salary, that of constable for Precinct 2, was in the offing between (See RACE, Page 5) Nick Hyak learning that it's not as simple as adding one to make 1408 become M09 Noryal McCaulcy gaining a rep- utalion for his unmistakable choice of ridgeback heifers Boh Granger making a stop to visit and tell his favorite jokes Richard Ortiz involved in transportation problems with too many automobiles Mrs. LUa BaH having her share of couraged Bob Legan ad- milling it wasn't his day for hard labor Richard Morion not sure that things will ever be straight in their new home E. W. Schramm full of compli ments and cheer to brighten a gloomy day Hcrmlon Scott explaining that he will do his fencing the usual posts and wire Jake Schlcin using a paper and pencil to show that bargains aren't always what they seem to be Freddie Luna admitting to a fondness for home and his easy chair after work Sue Glllcy of- fering a sweet smile while on the job as receptionist at the X-Ray department at Citizen's Rudy Doniingucz finishing a home-made efficiency desk and showing its many features J. L. Albrccbt explaining he could do without this rain Mrs. Fred Grevcll of Bee- ville in town for the day Mrs. Charles Ray Schaar b bit under the weather Mrs. Maude Harrison reminding Red Cross Chapter board members of the noon meeting today at Totah's Motel and Restaurant and asking for contributions of pocket books lo fill a request from a military installation Paul Prater hoping tor a big turnout at Monday's Teen-Age Baseball League organizalional meeting. 14 Cents LIBRARY ON E. J. Hargrove and her five-year-old son, Ricky, of 2108 Allendale, inspect the facilities of the Texas State Library's demonstration bookmobile at the start of its two-day visit to Victoria (Advocate Photo) Thursday, The library on wheels will cover rural areas Friday, with ap- pearances scheduled at Telfemer, Bloomington, Mission Valley and Nursery. Set Library On Bookmobile Situation Berated Interested patrons and groups supporting the Victoria Bronte Public Library will meet at a.m. Friday in the Victo- ria Bank, and Trust Co. audi- torium to hear Charles Gholz, field consultant for the Texas State Library, explain the bookmobile project being dem- onstrated in Victoria. Gholz, who is charge of the state library's demonstration bookmobile in its two-day visit here Thursday and Friday, will present a detailed explanation of how such a rolling library service might be sponsored and obtained for suburban and rural residents of the city and county. The field consultant was guest speaker Thursday at the weekly luncheon of the Victoria Down- town Lions Club, and consider- able interest was indicated on the part of the club in the bookmobile's possibilities. In spite of inclement weather, appearances fn various sec- tions of the city Thursday was considered successful, attract- ing a representative turnout of school classes, public officials and interested citizens. T h e day. schedule included demonslra- riaza, at Totars Motel on the Americans were injured in the Houston Highway, at the Lone lcxas ,sla'e Library who was recent events in Saigon, and the Tree ShODDinc? Center al tTip arjoearifjU here in mnnprHnn QitimHnn ihaca ,c fnnnwtiri iuiai pen Monday at 1 p.m. for the orthcoming production of "Hay publicity director Sam Bailey said Thursday. The office will be open from until 6 p.m. daily through 8, and students are urged o make reservations for a pecial Sunday matinee admis- lon of per person. Thu atler applies to both high chool and college students. "Hay Fever" will open Vednesday at 8 p.m. and con- inue through Saturday cve- ling, closing its run with a p.m. matinee Sunday. ask Brooks to work up an agre- merit regarding its use and maintenance requirements for presentation at the next meet- ing. tion as to why he had not re- ceived the contract. (See FIRM, Page 5) ;'is members of Victo- :ia Lions Club was told Thurs U.S. Studies Results of Saigon Coup Damage Felt To War Effort WASHINGTON (AP) Wash inglon warily eyed the new South Vietnamese leadership Thursday and sought to learn how much damage the latest Saigon upheaval has done to Ihe war effort against Ucd guerril- las. President Johnson conlerrec by telephone with Secretary ol State Dean Husk several times the White House said, but be- yond this offered no comment. At the State Department press officer Richard I. Phillips said officials are studying the reports of the coup to ascertain whether the question of recogni- tion of the regime headec by Maj. Gen. Nguyen Khanh will arise. The issue involves le gal technicalities ns well as pol appearing here in connection with state library Bookmobile. "And it's'about time some- body told you the truth about Gholz continued. Called 'Disgrace' Not only is the library situa- tion according to this state authority, but "it would be a disgrace to a city of population, much less one the size of Victoria." The appropriated here annually for library service F would not be enough to pur- thft IUU chase- the vehicle, much less operate a county bookmobile hide cost operation is erating personnel. r- i i u L L- Going to other statistics, Gholz said Texas ranks 48th among the slates n per capila e greaes arm from he expenditures for library serv- coup comes from the atmos na VCTae bein Half Unusable Furthermore, Gholz Library should be discarded. He said a city of this size Vice President Bill Klolz presided and welcomed a dele- T-------TV i j presmeu ana welcomed a dele- President Larry Dio pointed gallon of Freenort T an present to learn tho board's de- peadngn the interest of fhe cision on a proposal to buy or Lndidiy of mil Stein ds f MJlIk WiniXT ttnrfn ____ Irict governor. U.S., Britain To Ask NATO Army in Cyprus icy. Blopdlcss "We have no Quick >rts that any situation there is reported to be Phillips adrted, "Unti we receive more complete formation, and the situation in I will have no further comment.' Meanwhile, U.S. aid is contin uing. The United States, deeply committed in the campaign against the Red Viet Cong guer- rillas, is spending some million a year on military anc economic aid in the Soulheasl Asian country. Confusing Reports Reports reaching Washing- the overthrow of Hi6 Junl vere described operae a couny ookmobile, the speaker continued. The and reflect contusion. 1 contusion. Nonetheless, 'fie consensus in calculated at a year, and Nonetheless, 'fie consensus in there remains the cost o op the coup eratin ersonnel. P vhjl have impairing effect on "le war effort. Just how much remains undetermined Some U.S. authorises figure- j. The greatest harm from fhe Robert N. Allen Jr., 32-year-old Inez stockman, was presented the Victoria Jaycees Outstanding Young Farmer award Thursday evening at a banquet in Jay- Robert Thomas, chairman of the awards connnit- tee, announced the winner. Allen, who about acres of land, is primarily Kiwanians a cattleman running Buy Train For Park A 30-passenger train has been phel'e ularly supported government is needed for successful prosecu- tion of a tough guerrilla war. riuuiei-uiore, iinoiz said. lung" guerrilla war. about half of the volumes But one tends to breed an- in the Victoria Bronte .Public otjier- No Injuries 2. The new coup was less dis- s sze s ess ois- should have a public library than that of last Novem- "cr w ave a puc rary o as ovem- with to volumes "cr' w.nen 'he military deposed for "recreation, information M'ed President Ngo Uinn Dicm and his brother. This time the overthrow was bloodless (Sec U.S. Page 5) Today's Chuckle Tlicse days every (ime a person is about to make both ends meet, something breaks in (he middle. Mothers Eye the Weather, But Dimes March Still On With an anxious eye toward thi weather, approximately 250 vol unteers for the March of Dimes prepared for the annual Moth crs March from 7 to 9 p.m. Fri day for funds to aid the birth defects and arthritis program Most of the "msrching" will be carried out during those hours, although collections in the Hopkins, Aloe and Wood H: areas, as well as possibly other areas, will be held earlier. Workers in the drive are most- ly women from elementary school PTA groups, and Mem- bers of the Pilot Club of Vic- toria, who have the Mothers V'arch as an annual project. The 1063 Mothers March cd more than Tola! col- ections in the March of Dimes ast year totaled more than 000, James E. Larson, chairman of the Victoria County Chapter of the National Foundation, said. Howard E. Goldstucker is campaign chairman of the 1964 tfrive. He reminded the public hat each of the "marching notheis" will be wearing a >adge on ihe lapel, of her coat nr dress, featuring black print- ng on light green paper. Aloe, F. W. Gross, Hopki'is, Juan Linn, Mitchell, O'Connor, Shields, Smith, Stanly, William Offer, and Wood Hi Schools will IB collection points in which he women will bring their col- (SDC MAUCII, Page 5) READY FOB MARCH The Mothm' March' phase of the March of Dimes will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, with more than 250 volunteers assisting. At left Miss Novaline Jowell, general chairman of the march' for the Pilot Club of Vic- toria, shows the proper place to wear the identifi- cation badge (o Mrs. Carroll Holmes, of IGlOMilam, who is P.T.A. chairman at Smith School. TOP YOUNG FARMER _ Robert Thomas, chairman of the Junior Chamber of Commerce awards committee, presents Robert. N. Allen Jr. of Inez the Outstanding Young Farmer award Thurs- day evening at a banquet in Jaycee Hall. Dewey Compton, farm radio director of Houston, ad- dressed the banquet crowd. Jaycees Honor Inez Stockman By HENRY WOLFF JR. Advocate Staff Writer slock, but his place include; some rice acreage. He is a special deputy sheriff, a member on the board of the o intiiiuci uu uie uuaru oi ine inae- Inez Community Hall, which he Ule Uniled Slates' helped organize, as he did the u, Italy wd rno? Tr_ Dlyrrance. Inez Fire Department He 10 years and a member of Mid-Coastal Sportsman Club (hree years. Allen and his wife, Annie have one child. A ticket office and station is to he constructed at the east side of fhe present amusement park. From there the track will circle Victoria Children's Zoo, run south toward the Ki- wanis play area and turn north again just short of the eilv water plant. Later the club plans to add more track and such features as a tunnel. The train will be painted in the royal blue Ki- wanis color. The announcement climaxed several weeks of negotiation by a Suburban Kiwanis committee, and arrangements were unani- mously approved at Ihe regu- lar cjub meeting Thursday eve- ning. Tibiletti and a committee composed of Joe Duckett and A. G. Taweel expressed special iiao uccji lues riie j-iepanment purchased and will be put into served a year as chairman operation jn Riverside Park by (he Inez March of Dimes has flloved ln to bolster Cypi about mid-April, officials of been a Farm Bureau member to scheme. Suburban Kiwanis Club an- 10 years and a member of the ,.aulhorized statement" carr nounced Thursday evening President Phillip Tibiletfi said the train will consist of an engine and three cars carrying 1C' passengers each. The train will operate over about .6 of a mile of track in the beginning, although about one and half miles of uguiuai. A bad wealher crowd of only powers, some 65 persons saw the pre scntalion and heard Ihe fea lured address by Dewey Comp person in our economy, Comp (See HONOR, Page 5) Makarios May Veto Proposal Moscow Moves To Resist Plan LONDON and he United States have called an extraordinary meeting of the maL. parties in the Cyprus dis- mte for Friday to present their oint plans for rushing a NATO army to the eastern Mediter- ranean island. Government informants said the British and the Americans will seek the approval of Cyp- -iot President Archbishop Ma- carios for the dispatch of the leace force to Cyprus. An announcement said the Turkish, Greek and Cypriot for- :ign ministers, with delegates of he Greek and Turkish Cypriot communiies, will meet with British Foreign Secretary R. A. lutler, Commonwealth Secre- tary Duncan Sandys and U.S. Ambassador David K. E. Bruce at Marlborough House. Veto Likely The call came amid indica- ions that President Makarios, a Sreck Cypriot, intends to veto he British-American plan for a North Atlantic Treaty Organiza- ion peace-keeping force unless t is made answerable to the United Nations. The agreement of President Johnson's administration to play a role in dousing the east Medi- terranean flashpoint was con- veyed to the British by Ambas- sador Bruce, Bruce met with Sandys to spell out the composition, strat- egy and mission of the force, which is expected to includo troops of six or seven members of NATO. Soviets Move In These would be Britain, Tur- key and Greece the powera now guaranteeing Cypriot inde- 2, the Soviet ____ -._ in to bolster Cypriot to the scheme. An horized statement" carried the official Tass agency said Cyprus has officially ad- vised Moscow there is now "a serious danger of aggression" against the island by NATO Council's Job In New York, the Russians U.K. Secretary-General If to Nicosia and to the London T i. j ro Nicosia In a hard hitting speech aimed conference on uyprus that at inefficiency in government peace in Cyprus and 'everv. andI pointing out that today's where else Coun farmer is the most efficient cil's job. In defining tasks of the force Jo. i" ueuning lasKS 01 me iorca Ion warned that some day the the Americans, officials repo" interest alone on the national ed, are insisting- P debt may reach the point that -There must be a terminal (See CYPRUS, Page 5) DEADLINE TODAY Voter Qualifying Pace Still Slow appreciation to firms and' in- remaining be- THE WEATHER Cloudy Friday morning, he- coming partly cloudy Friday af- ernoon and Saturday. A little varmer Friday afternoon. North 0 northwest winds B to 15 m.p.h. Friday becoming 10 to 20 Sat- irday. Expected Friday temper- atures: Low 52, high 70. South Central Texas: Clear to partly cloudy Friday and Satur- day except considerable cloudi- ness with fog in east portion and 1 e a r the coast early B'riday. Cooler Friday night. High Fri- day 65-75. Temperatures Thursday: Low 55, high 65. Rainfall: 1.13. Total for year .03. Tides (Port Lavaca-Port O'- Connor Lows at a.m. Friday and a.. Sat- urday. Highs at p.m. Fri- day and a.m. Saturday. Barometric pressure nt sea evcl: Sunset Friday: Sunrise laturday: This information based on M.'S'M.S9- WCa'h" See Wcathtr Elsewhere, I'afco 2) this final day will have to show a violent upward surge in pay- ment of poll taxes if Victoria County is to have an adequate representation of qualified vot- ers from its voting potential of for 1964. Tax Assessor Collector H. Campbell Dodson reported at the close of business Thursday that poll tax receipts and I 630 certificates have now been issued for an over-all total of He estimated that from to poll tax re- ceipts and exemption certifi- cates will have to be turned out Friday to give the county a mark for good citizenship in number of qualified voters. The tax office will be kept open until 9 p.m. Friday, the last day for obtaining a poll lax (See e, "Last Cfinncc for Poll on tolay's editorial page.) receipt or exemption certificate for voting in all state, county lo- cal and school board elections during 1364. The League of Women Voters will continue their efforts in the ?oll lax drive alklay Friday. League members qualified as deputies to accept poll tax pay- ments will be at all four banka from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and a! two grocery Mar- ket in and Country Shop- ping Center and Dick's Super Market on a.m. lo 9 p.m. Mrs. F. L.'Duckworth, league president urged Victorians (o play the role of an active citi- zen through payment of the poll tax. The Jaycees scheduled a poll (See VOTER, Page 5) Squalls Bring 1.13-Imch Rain A squall line spawned in Central Texas moved through the Victoria area Thursday af- ternoon, depositing inches of rain. The downpour caused soma minor flooding of city streets, although the floiv of traffic was not obstructed to any great extent. A spokesman at the U.S. Weather Bureau at Fosler Field said the rain brought the total for the year lo 2.03. Friday's forecast called for cloudy skies in the morning, partly cloudy in Ihe afternoon, with little change in temperature. ;