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Advocate (Newspaper) - February 5, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 118th 271 TELEPHONE H! B-1451 VICTORIA, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 1964" Established IB13 Cox Poses Threat to BAPTIST Among those taking an active part on Tuesday's program of. the District 4 convention, Baptist General Convention of Texas, at Baptist Temple here were, left to right, the Rev. Harry V. Hamblen, (Advocate Photo) secretary of missions for the district, who brought the closing address; the Rev. O. A. Taylor, who was re-elected president, and the Rev. James Ver- million, pastor of Hie host church and a district vice-president. Baptist District Changing Outline The annual session of Districl 4, Baplisl General Convention, attended by more than 200 pas- tors and laymen Tuesday ;U the Baptist Temple here, renamed most of its current officials and made plans for phasing out the district this year. The district will be dissolved by lhe end of September, when meeting; the Rev. Grady N. Allison, first vice-presidenti who is pastor of the Wooslcr Bap- list Church at Baytown; the Rev. James II. Vormillion of Baptist Temple here, second vice-president; the Rev. Mar- tin Miller of First Baptist Church, Pasadena, secretary, and the Rev. J. Vernon Wheel- uj me uuu ui oumtinuiur, lilu j. vtuiun llccl a new organizational structure Ifss of Rice Temple, Houston, will creale areas of two asso- treasurer, ciations each, unlike lhe current Other officers in their same district of eight associations, posts are K. Hubbard Hurst o( The theme of thc meeting Plaza, Houston, "That Ye Might Believe." school superintendent; Rev. 0. A, Taylor, D- .Teague of First Baptist presided at the three Lake Jackson, brother- entitled, "Belief lo (Sec BAPTIST, Page 0) "Belief to and lo Engage." 8 Arrested At Pentagon WASHINGTON (AP) Treasury agents swooped down on the Pentagon Tues- day and arrested eight em- ployes on charges of op- crating a numbers game. Two other arrests made in the city of Wash- ington. The arrests by agents of Ihc Treasury's Intelligence Division were similar lo a scries of arrests made in the Pentagon three years ago. All of those arrested were civilian employees, a Treas- ury agent told newsmen. lie estimated (hat the daily gross collection of the alleged ring was about SI .000. 7-Maii Race For Senate fly THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Three Democrats and four Re- seven-man group 'epresenling a wide divergence )f views and aunch a bailie royal in coming weeks for the U.S. Senate seat of Pasadena, preached the an- nual sermon. Board Draws 1 Hit rublic Meetin district brought thc closing mcs-i sage. Thc evening session also included an address on Chris-ijuvenile Readers held its sec- Victoria Hoard of Review for HILIUUCU (in (Uiurcss on Lnris-j ...i lian education by Dr. W. njond meeting Tuesday evening in Ilinton, presidenl of Cily Hall council Baptist College. :chambers without anyone ap- Dr. Charles iMcI.Hiijjhlin, Faulkner, Bon Tom Harrk 13M Dick st' Truman said their were filed before mWnight The Ulree commis- sioners of lhe drainage district, primaryvhichviU and H. M. Hobbs. Octkes Files Dave Oakes of Dickerson filed late Monday In the Re- publican Primary as a can- didafc for congressman of Ihc 9lh District. Oakes will come up in the November General Election against Democratic incum- bent Clark W. Thompson of Gal vest on. Neither has an opponent in their respective primar- ies. Oakes ran an unsuccess- ful race against Thomp- son two years ago. "At the present time, none of the three commissioners is a resident of the city, although over one-half of the revenue for this district is collected from within the city limits. "We believe that the lime has come for city residents to as- sert [heir voice in the operation of Drainage District No. 3 to 1 v e the obvious problems State Opinion To Be Asked By ROY GRIMES Advocate Staff Writer Manuel Velasco, a Victoria ment of our position on issues will be released in the future. "The rumors being spread in Victoria during the past 24 hours stating that the Republican can- didates, if elected, intend to dis- band the drainage district are definitely false." Faulkner, who moved to Vic- toria in 1950, is married and has two children. He is a member of the First English Lutheran (See CANDIDATES, Page 8) Co-Op Expansion Envisioned fice this year. j generating power of i M nP e race plant of the f includes Democrats Yar- borough, John Van Cronkhile of Dallas and Gordon McLendon of Dallas; and Republicans Cox, George Bush of Houston and Dr. Milton Davis and Robert Mor- ris, both of Dallas. Oppose Democrats AUSTIN-A doubling of the t lhe Sam South Tex- as Electric Cooperative, Inc., next year and future expan- sions which would make it six times as large are outlined in an application filed wilh the Texas Water Commission Tues- day- The cooperative, which i-avim up- Texas Republicans opposeioperates two kilowatl gas proved mvilmg relail dealers lo Democrats in all U.S. House turbine generators at its plant appear al lhe next session on races in the stale for lhe firsl 10 miles north of Victoria asked IB. time. The GOP has also put the state agency for the right They also decided to bring the gubernatorial to use acre feet of wa- cxamplcs of any n deem objectionable. ___ Several members reported water to cool steam turbine they had addressed various or- kT Connally filed al generators which would p r o- gaiiizations in town, or have ac- mlcWay Monday for re-election duce kilowatts of pow- nnninri uw chief mc American Embassy lind a Greek-owned hotel housing Brit- j i Onadalupe association. Officers re-elected included thc Rev. 0. A Taylor of Ihp recinct containing a city over in population, according to his opinion, such an office can- not exist until it is officially set up and designated by action of he county commissioners court. Whether the allerapt by Vel- asco to file for the office Is to result in placing his name on lhe ballot in the May 2 Demo- cratic primary is a decision thai will have to be made by the Democratic county execu- tive committee. County Chair- man Weldon B. Mallette con- ferred with County Atty. Whay- land W. Kilgore Tuesday, and it was understood that Kilgore is requesting an opinion in the mailer from the office of the atlorney general of Texas. To Meel Monday The county execulive commit- tee will meet at p.m. Mon- day in the district courtroom to fix the filing fees for all candi- dates in the May 2 primary. It is not mandatory that a deci- sion in the Velasco case be made at that time, but it was hoped that the attorney gen- eral's opinion would be avail- able by then. Velasco had first filed wilh Miss Voigt lale Monday for election as county Democratic chairman, to run against Mal- lette. Just before the filing deadline at midnight, however, he withdrew this application and then filed for the justice the peace place. Technicality H was pointed out lhat a technicality against lhe filing michl be raised because Velas- the five-state area. Thousands of motorists were (See BLIZZARD, Page 9) FIELD SERVICE were isolated by the heavy snow drifts and ice-coated roads in co's designated the For 'Adopting' Parents Somewhere across the ocean a high school student hopes for the opporlunily lo spend a year with an American family, go to an American school, and be- come, for 10 months anyway, an American himself. Bt that opportunity may be denied unless some Victoria family aels quickly, according lo Mrs. R. P. Barry, publicily chairman of the Victoria unil of (he American Field Service. "We'yo had very good suc- cess with lhe program in t h e Mrs. Barry said Tuesday, "but now we're fast approach- ing the deadline and no fam- ily has volunteered to partici- pate in next year's program." Slic said the local deadline is Monday, and that ail papers must be in the New York office Mrs. Barry said, iiuvv JUIA uaiiii- nuuiujj, twin llllilj VI lOCtll Mul- hoping for some lime now thai housing committee, at HI 5-1531. it tMirt it They .should also feel free to conlacl any of lhe families who have participated in the past if ,YC- could lake two students. It The move was defeated when would be a shame if we can't a foreign student arrives in Vie- toria sometime in August, spends the school year wilh the hosl family, and Ihen leaves for his home the following sum- mer, richer in memories and experience. "And it's also a wonderful opportunity for the host Mrs. Barry said. "All the fam- ilies who have volunleered in the past have nothing but the high- est praise for (he program." This year's student is Miss Heather Hogarth, of South Afri- ca. She attends Victoria High and is the guest of Ihc Alllan Weigand family. Olher families who have participated are the W. L. Xirjacks, the office as Justice of the Peace, Commissioners Precinct 1, Place 2. The. precinct properly should have been designated as 3 justice precinct, it ivas noted, hut since the boundaries of Commissioners Precinct 1 and Justice Precinct 1 are identical there was considerable doubt lhat such a technicality would he sufficient to prevent accept- ance of the filing. The application was accom- panied by the prescribed ?50 de- pcsil which is required pending the formal assessment of filing (Sec OFFICIALS, Page 3) TFTE WEATHER Joe Reddings ami Rev. high 56. Kermit Gibbons. Mrs. Barry said that anyone interested in t' should contact Faubion, chairman of the local Clear to partly cloudy Wednesday and Thursday. North to Northwest winds at 10 lo 20 m.p.h. Expected Wednesday temperatures: Low 38, high 56. South Central Texas: Clear lo partly cloudy Wednesday and Thursday except mostly cloudy extreme north early Wednes- day. Colder Wednesday night. High Wednesday 48-65. Temperatures Tuesday: Low the p r o g r a High :t Miss Nonnn P-m. Wednesday, and they wish lo do so, Mrs. Barry said. Rainfall Tuesday: 0.95 inch. Tides (Port Ltivaca Port at a.m. Thursday. Barometric pressure at sea level: 29.92. Sunset Wednesday Sun- rise Thursday This Information bated on dala 'rom UJI. Wetlhtr Bureau Victoria Oflltt. ;