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Advocate (Newspaper) - February 2, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 15 118th 268 TELEPHONE HI 1-1461 VICTORIA, TEXAS, SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1964 Established 1648 DISTRICT 4 Churchmen To Convene The annual session of District 4 of the Baptist General Con- vention will meet in Victoria' Tuesday at the Baptist Temple wilh 300 to 400 persons ex- pected, The Hev. 0. A. Taylor, presi- dent of District 4, will preside and lead Ihe business sessions. Final action of accepting the new program will come from 1IARHY V. HAMBLEN Drainage Work Bids On Agenda Cily Council is expected tast several years has been as Isting the various associations n promotion and programming are approximately 470 thurches and missions in the present district and the! churches and members lend to he financial program for mis- sions supported by Southern Baptists. The gifts of District 4] or the year amount to 21.757 per cent of the total co- operative program receipts of Texas. The geographic area in- volves 19 counties: Calhoun, Victoria, Jackson, De- Witt, Matagorda, Whar ton, Colorado, Port Bend, Waller, Austin, Harris, Montgomery, .Valker, San Jacinto, Liberty, Chambers, Brazoria Galves- :on. Dr. Charles McLaughlin, di- rector of the missions division of the Baptist General Convex THOMAS J. TIGHE Tighe Files For School Board Post Seeks Place Held by Milan Thomas J. Tighe, a partner LBJ Nixes Asian Plan Of DeGaulle Shriver Heads 'Povei-ly' War WASHINGTON (AP) Presl- lenl Johiison slapped directly at French President de Gaulle Sat- irday, saying "it would nol be in the interest of freedom to share liis view" on neutralizing Southeast Asia. Johnson, at his first an nounced-iji-advance news con fcrence, said (hat "as I under- stand it, the neutralization talk has applied only to South Viel Nam and not to the whole ol that area." "If we could have neulrallza lion of both North Viet Nam and South Viet Nam, I am sure that would he considered sym Johnson said. Newsmen Puzzled The President's words let newsmen somewhat puzzled be cause de Gaulle has called for neutralization of both halves o yiet Nam as we" as neighbor ing Laos and Cambodia. Tlllls Johnson was say Ranger Pictures Expected Tonight c seemed lo be least in lion of Texas will bring a Laos has boen official al Ihe morning saUdav filed "orjly and Cambodia .ivvta neny, sannaa> inea avows a neutral stance. Position 5 on the Victoria Inde- A While House spokesman District's Board saying he wanlcd clarif (Johnson's statements, said late Dr. L. D. Morgan, pastor of First Baptist Church of Pasa- dena, will preach the annual sermon. The superintendents of the associations are: D. E. Union association; L. wj ay Crouch, Colorado association; I. Noel Snow, Gulf Coast as- socialion; L. Hughes, Tryon Evergreen association; It is the position vacated by [Trustee Joe B. Milam, who that be would in the April C. C. Billow, Galvcslon assoc- balloting. Tighe became the first to file with VISD Business Manager Roy Greenwood. Deadline for that the French leader's sugges lions had been interpreted i Saigon as envisioning neutral zation only of that country. An the spokesman said Johnso was addressing himself to th Saigon interpretation. Slcp-Up in War iation; and Roy Mathison, Gua- is March 5. i Johnson made it clear tha dalupe association. They will' Tlle positions occupied by [his own Viet Nam policy look make reports from Iheir Yarbrough and C. an immediate stepup i ms and describe their Ferguson, places 6 and 7, operations against th fnr the future Finan bc al tne election.'Communist Viet Cong guerillas cial and budget Yarbrough and Ferguson! He .announced that he ha nings will be presented, jhave declined to comment as; Ifarry V. llamblen, wlie'her they will run again, of missions of the district wills Stadium Issue bring the closing message in Asked bow he felt about report of Ihe dislrict workJcontrovcrsial proposed 42 Pages Cornelius Bids For Sheriff Post SANDHOFER Doran Cornelius, whose resig- nation was effective Friday as chief deputy sheriff, announced Saturday he would be a candi- date for sheriff subject to the Democratic Primary election of [May 2. i A veteran of 22 years in law enforcement with the Dcparl- jment of Public Safety and the 1 local s li c r i f f's department Cornelius has served as chief deputy since Jan. of 1955. Cornelius will oppose Sheriff W. Marshall, who earlier! filed for re-election. In a statement Cornelius said: i t a 1 improvements are nneded in the operation of the Victoria County sheriffs depart- ment which I feel has failed to keep pace with the growth and progressive spirit of our county. Refler Cooperation "First and foremost there Is a desperate need for greater cooperation between the sheriff's department and other law enforcement agencies oper- ating in the city and county. "No law enforcement agency can operate at maximum ef- ficiency without a spirit of co- The first Republican It is most needed now date for a Victoria County with Ihe police department, fice in the May 2 primary administrators of Victoria Coun-i First GOP Candidate Files Here Commissioner Post Sought DORAN CORNELIUS ived assurances from thejtions made" his formal ;neivand friendly leaders" of the Itioimcement Saturday, and GOP Public ;Saigon junta that seized power County Chairman Dean Truman1 enforc Wednesday "that they are pro- said there may be more before! "Wit Al the same time council will Organizational leaders and issue, and liow he yiet Con liately" to in- ry pressure on the y be more before! "Without such cooperation, the AdvoTatelapUued one 'f'Vr's'ti Sunday. the filing deadline at midnigliti criminal clement is the onlyiplace and three honorable men- Pickering Monday. hold public hearing on assess- ments project, a now program under which streets will be black- lopped in certain areas without installation of curb and gutter. In these projects, owners of abutting properly will be as- sessed SI per front foot, as com-! pared with S4 a front foot in paving programs where curb nnd gutter are (o be installed. The bond drainage project on which Ihe council will call for bids will cost an estimated 000 for underground storm sew- ers in three systems: Mocking- bird Lane. South Navarro Street, and the Sam Houston-Magrudcr Drive system. Also on the council agenda are the following items: Study of parking on thorough- fares; reports from Victoria Planning Commission; award- ing of contracts for purchase of police cars; naming of the City Board of Tax Equalization for WI; and consideration of a re- quest tn build on unplatted prop- erty. City Manager John Lee said the building request concerns a proposed coin-operated auto- matic car-wash on (he Houston Highway. director of Palacios encamp-would vote on Ihe project if hej Although Johnson said for first slrip will give a progress re-' port. Tyler UU.IJiovll 3U1U Ot was elected to the board, plan might said he would prefer to wait andl Yarborough Makes Bid AUSTIN (AP) Sen. Ralph Yarborougb, D-Tex., said Satur- day he will seek reelection and pledged to help keep President Johnson in the White House. "I am working to keep Ihe flag up in Panama, to put a man on the moon, and keep a fellow Texan in the White Yarborough asserted. Asked if he thinks Johnson, wilh whom he has differed in the past, will have a hand in the Texas Senale race, Yarbor- study the plan more closely be- fore taking sides on the issue. "I really don't have all the fads he said. "I would rather wait until I can study! the overall school program more closely." Tighe added, however, thai he is heartily in favor of the pur- chase of the 46-acre tract near ough replied: "No, certainly not inimical to my ejection." Yarborougb said he has heard so many conflicting reports on (he possible candidacy of Rep. Joe Kilgore of McAllcn for bis Senate seat that he doesn't have 'the slightest idea" what Kil- gore will do. The first of the Republicans; stands to gain, lo announce was M. V. (Sandy) Victoria High ,vas originally School, intended used as Ihe site for the stadium. Purchase Justified "The purchase of the property is he said, "since it (See TIGilK, Page 10A) ceive a sympathetic hearing in Washington, he also said flatly, "I do not agree wilh General dc Gaulle's proposals." Standing Itooni Only A standing-room-only crowd of reporters jammed into the liny White House theater for the news conference, at which John- son also lold newsmen: Corps Director Sar- which gent Shriver will take on addi- lo be tional duties as a special presi- Sandhofer, who has operated a dential assistant lo coordinate Johnson's proposed "war on poverty." The President had high praise (See LBJ, Page 10A) SAN ANTONIO BOUND an- ty public schools, the Dept. Safely and all area 1 enforcement offices Waida Wins First Place Contest Staff members of The Victoria Close-Ups Of Moon Anticipated Data Is Vila! To Gemini Try PASADENA, Calif. U.S. spacecraft Ranger 6 streaked toward doom Saturday with a cargo of cameras that could solve ages-old mysteries lefore Uiey crash on the moon early Sunday. The spacecraft is so well po- sitioned in space that scientists at Jet Propulsion Laboratory, which is controlling Ranger 6 during its 66-hour voyage, de- cided against a planned last- hour realignment of I Is six tele- vision cameras. 90-Mile Circle After tracking the vehicle since a complicated midcourse correction Friday, officials late Saturday said it would impact within a 90-mile circle in a des- ert-like basin called the Sea of Tranquility, which lies some 400 miles to the right of dead center on the moon's visible face. Dr. William Pickering, labor- atory director, said the site is only 15 miles north of the origi- nal target, at which the space craft was aimed during the midcourse maneuver. Impact Time Impact time was to be a few seconds past a.m. ICST) wholesale plumbing and conditioning equipment is the onlyinlace and three honorable men-! ricKcrmg gave _ the space- iTilingl craft s 7 p.m. position as contests of the Texas Associaledjmiles from earth with Primary Coal IPress Managing Editors As-imlles Xcl to to the moon- Its "It would be my first goal as sociation. (speed at the time: m.p.h. llrishcriff to secure this coopera-: The awards were anounced ini and to keep it working ef-jAuslin Saturday on the eve lf a11 f'rst prints of pictures taken by Ranger 5 lunar gravity will increase its i through massive expenditure of' already has ee liis bid for re-election. "There are several reasons why I have offered (o run for assignmeni (See POST, Page 10A) Honorable mention this office on the Republican THE WE A TUFFS i.. 1. _ l.V-fl J- J.J.JUJLX Sandhofer said in hi si announcement. "Foremost is my interest in better govern- ment. 1 feel (hat competition werc won by James W. Rech, managing editor, for page one makeup; to Roy Grimes, editor Cloudy to partly cloudy day and Monday with occasion- of the editorial page, in the scientists will have the for a public office by rain, turning a little spot news contest for his cov- erage of the murder Mrs. speed to almost miles an '.our at impact. Ten minutes before the crash, at an altitude of about 900 miles awards s'x small television cameras will begin clicking at a rate of 300 shots a minute. If everything works closeup photographs of U.S. first the trial of moon. The pictures could dis- Violet McLain; and tojclose whether the surface is Lyons, sports editor, injrough or smooth, made of lava that could wreck a spaceship, Local Trail Riders Begin Long Join foot- or composed of layers of dust