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   Advocate (Newspaper) - February 8, 1964, Victoria, Texas                                THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 118th 274 TELEPHONE HI I-HJ1 VICTORIA, TEXAS, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1964 Established 1858 12 Cents Tax Bill Clears Senate, Now Goes to Conferees U.S. Spurns Cuba Water For Keeps Dollar Flow From Base Cut FOR PRECINCT ONE Supreme Court Opinion Rules Out 2nd JP Court i By HOY GRIMliS lin the district courtroom nl {which contained a city ot SOOfli Advocate Staff Writer courthouse. or more population, or whether! A 1962 opinion by (he attorney The opinion was forwarded action on (he part] Income Tax May Drop In March Senators Give Lopsided OK FIRE AFTKRMATH Firemen Ken- neth Volkmer is shown spraying water on smouldering ashes remain- ing from a fire thai destroyed all but three rooms of a twelve-room ranch home owned by the C. M. Adler LITTLE SAVED (Advocate Photo) hslale eleven miles south of Victoria Friday afternoon. The home was 69 years old and was occupied by Katie and Sadie Adler who had lived there most of their lives. aze Destroys Old Ranch Home 'Blinking Zone Signs Al Schools Approximately half of 36 spokesman said Cuban water will not be used even if it is made available. This was the main part of Fri- day's U.S. response la Prime Minister Fidel Castro's action Thursday in cutting off water supplies piped into the base from a Cuban river Cuts Bargaining In announcing the (ro said it would c the release of Cubans being held torney had attempted to file inquiry to a previous opinionifour nor more than eight and 21 Republicans, for the Democratic officially in a precincts, and "in it were 11 Democrats to such an office, and the case. attorney general's opinion will' 'ru- relieve the Victoria Coun such precinct there shall 10 Republicans. mon will) The chief point at issue was elected unc justice of Ihe peace The lopsided vole came Fri- mly a provision in the Tex-'and one constable, each of whomlday after seven days of floor de- ining 'Ocratic Executive Committee Constitution arbitrarily es-shall hold his office lor four hate, with most of the sessions s cutoff a perplexing decision when tablishcd two justices of the years and until his successor running to late night hours The until" mecis al P m- for any justice precinct (See OPINION, Page 0) administration was victorious in Florida on charges nf fishing illegally in that slate's waters. The U.S. order obviously wipes out this bargaining point for the bearded Communist leader. A fire fed by brisk north Community owned by Hie C.M, specially designed school cross-. Tn tn winds roared through a 6D-Adler Estate and occupied traffic lights went into op.; year-old Victoria County ranch jMisscs Katie and Sadie Adler eration Friday, and Chief ofinr.nr{ home Friday afternoon destroy-i who had lived there most of: Engineering Jahn Balusek asked ing all except a few of its twelve rooms. The fire occurred eleven miles south of Victoria al a ranch their lives. motorists to take special nf ____ duction including a in the flow of dollars Fire officials placed the "ihts and their warn- em ptoyed.lGuan- age estimate at None In6s- of the loss, which included turn- Balusek tanamo. has been_ working The While House announced! Lousy Job Of Thievery MORAN, Tex. (AP) Thugs wearily rut through the unlocked door of the Moran National Mank vault early Friday and carted away in change. The Dixie Bid Nipped On Rights Issue SP To Amend Plea lo ICC home in the Fleming Prairie ilure and other cherished the Chamber of Ihat had belonged to Ihe Adler safety committee and Council-sions with top strategists lhat, family when the hoi aise was con- was covered safer with a minimum interrup- slrucled in 1895, by insurance. I The blaze was started when tion traffic. Advocate cutto nunau ja spark was blown onto the] The electrically operated CUERO Southern Pacificii'oof from an overheated flue signs will flash amber lights Railroad plans to amend an in the chimney, firemen periods of the day when application in which the pany seeks lo a b a n d o n mites of line between a woman Bea Martin in the pro-following presidential order' gram to make school crossings (Secretary of Defense Robert S. StcNamara issued these instruc-! lions: 1. The big U.S. naval base all Ihe easlern end of Cuba is lo .....have assured control over its They said a piece of wood had students are expected to be us-iwater supply both by conver- becn added on to wood already ing the crossings. Two types of signs are used..and by sending in water by burning in the fire place only point near Cuero and Kenedy.ta short lime before the blazeJTho.se which mark only des-lship. The application had hcen filed was discovered by a ranch crossings warn the mo-1 Cnl Spending Power earlier with the Interstate 'torist to stop his car while stu- merce Commission. i By the lime two counlv are crossing. F key to the vault stilt was in the door. Wagging away their pounds of loot, they .spilled a roll of pennies on the side- walk outside ami that was the first tinoff of the bur- glary. Inside the unlockcil vault, they failed miserably fa oil open nn ancient safe which conluintMl S28.000 in cash ami tics. Officer.1, in this Shackle ford County town -10 miles 2. Reduce the employment ofj northeast of Abilene said the the approximately Cuban sion of salt water to fresh water approval of abandoning the company's line from near York- Plans now are to seek arrived, a majority ofj The second type designates workers on the 'base who are ilnmage than loss by theft, (banning racial discrimination iniother, less drastic measures sin voting Feb 17 on their 1 ho MnilCrt C in __i i i 1 rrl._ ___._ __n _ i ____i____ ji. _ _ ______- j _ '___ui__._i._ r- nn.ii on even' key issue by just three voles on the three biggest i won just about every 'minor skirmish handily. Major Changes The Senate, mostly going along wilh its Finance Commit- tee's recommendations, made several major changes and a batch of minor or technical WASHINGTON (AP) The'have the highest hopes ol knock- 150 in the Hou'e defeated Friday a de-'ing out of Ihe bill. version of the tax .termined Southern effort lo' House leaders expressed the passed by the House last islrip from the civil rights bill alhope the bill could be put to 2S- A conference eommU- provision lhat could cut off (ed-ilinal vote by Saturday ot Senate and House mem- eral aid on grounds of racial'but Southern opponents'won as-iDcrs .w'" seek to compromise discrimination. sursnces that no effort would differences. strong bipartisan group: made to curb debate so the! President Johnson has been kept in the bill what many civil deadline could be met. That 'or early final action, rights supporters feel could be the possibility a final vote may H was decided to start the the mosl effective federal come until Monday. I compromise task next Monday, on against discrimination. i The section on which week earlier than originally The House sat into the uighl'was completed Friday nighl iand completed action on the the sixth to he nailed down al- To Meet Monday egotiahle sccuri- ;seclion, then arranged to meet mosl intact by the civil rights: But the conferees plan to meet at 11 a.m. Saturday to take in Ihe House. on Monday and Tuesday Ihe probably most It would permit the Republicans will be ab- sections ol ing of funds from any the rest of next week for Ihe bill. .program or activity in which'the annual Lincoln Day rallies thugs cnusRil more properly Tnal includes the provision is practiced. But: The conferees expected to be- lull house's structure was school speed zone, where theisub'ject lo Cuban government! Tilc blaze. Despite the h i g h spoert limit is reduced to 20] control and whose wages have was called in. town to Kcnedy, a distance of wlntls> firemen were able lo miiPS per nour whenever theihelped Cuba's foreign exchange M.05 miles. save a small pantry a store are {iasnrag. When thejsome S5 million a year. Increased rail traffic and a ol llle klt-lights are not flashing, the nor- The White House i'talcmenl area was given as reason for! keeping this part of intact. ____ mal ,30 m.p.h. speed limit will the line' At the time ot the fire, Uiejbe in force. U. S Weather Bureau al Foster, The remaining 18 signs arc No hearing date has been was recording expected to become operative on the railroad company's winds wilh gusts up toMn the near future request to abandon the t i n e-8 mi'" an hour. from near Cuero to Kcnedy. Firemen received a large; declared Prime Minister Fidel Castro broke an agreement Thursday when he cut off the 1' ircmcn received a large1 j i> i T i helping hand from the employes r ll'Sl of Ihe highway department who rit i I n I used department tank trucks to haul gallons of water I to the burning house from Attend Riles WASHINGTON (AP) Prcsi- Plains Death Toll Rises As Blizzard Blows Out [employment, the one be taken first. promise. "This is the enforcement These, when corn- have to be put to tion of the whole said RepJSenate and House voles but this Roland V. Libonati, D-lll., dur-jis expected to be perfunctory, ing a debate on the provision in; It's expected that the bill will which the Southerners rolled outjbe wrapped up for John- their heaviest oratorical guns, i son's signature in time for the ______ .._.___ ________ The Southerners seized on a take-home pay of workers to be Cuban water supply to Guanta-j Ipioposal by Rep. Orcn Harris, fattened starting next month namo. It termed this "reckless AMAMILLO, Tex. Dallas, Tex. A fourth body to replace the provision I The and irresponsible conduct" and added "the consequences of fur- ther provocations by C a s I r o should be carefully weighed by all nations." In announcing the culoff, (he Communist Cuban ruler said Ihe death count rose Friday in the blizzard-pounded portions of the Southern Great Plains, but a bright sun promise! relief from ,------.....i present 18 per cent with- unidentified. .with a much milder one origi-iholding rale Is expected lo ba A Rock Island railroad Irainjnally requested by the late Pres-icut to "U per cent effective then, struck a tractor on which llow-jidenl John F. Kennedy. i _ ard McFetrigh, 40, of Pauls When Uep. Hale Boggs, D-La., 20 Per Cent This big tax overhaul is voacl.side water pump a ,Mrs- Johnson flew to pipeline would remain shut pta jsnow blocked roads and deep Okla., was attempting majority whip, spoke in to mean an average cut drifts. feed to snowbound, starvingivor of it. alarm swept Rcpsibli-'of almost 20 per cent in the tax The wreckage of a small McFetrigh was killed can ranks as it appeared thejbill of almost all individual tax- ne which crashed 50 miles'antl lhrcc companions injured, "misc Democratic payers. Johnson and his fiscal to Austin. .the Boh flying in from a New Yo r kjCcntral Station until business trip. .Mrs. Oscar, Ibrce hours and 15 minutes af- rip Sfhai'fcr of Mission Valley gain-jler the first alarm was sounded, ing finite a reputation among! 't was the first major struc- her friends for the gracious way 'ire outside Ihe cily limits she expresses "thank .'in 19B-I. Marvin Klrtrr handing out some A faulty flue on a wooden hand y friends. small calenders .Uoscllo Smith Crescent Valley out driving in a new vehicle. .Mrs. V. Hess of Cuero having to be in formed when (riciuls change Friday. stove resulted in damage to the roof of the Mary Hen- derson residence at 707 E. South St. in the only oilier alarm an- swered by the fire department -f y i 1 1 tt rfVO Lf'Of' l> kj V II f-Ci O O And Off to Peace Corps their vehicles so that she can wave back. Knlinnw- ski optimistic about business conditions, but Jake Schlein vc- porling one of those few slow weeks of Ihe year had just passed. .Alice Price admitting she misses her former co-work- ers, after some 12 or M years. Mrs. Carrie Parsons explaining why she had a reason lo be for- getfull, what with a wedding in Ihe family. .Mrs, W. S. Ilig- gins paintings in a one man show, on exhibit today and to- morrow from 1 to p.m. at the Victoria Women's C I u b- house. .Mr.s. Joe Itmldock just getting over a case nf the three-day measles. .Kay W. Hodges of Odessa, president of the Texas Industrial Commis- sion, among those in Port La- vaca Thursday for Ihe "Arm for Industry" contest visit. Gary Underwood admitting that he was looking at a cat endar when he released Ihe dates for the Victoria Archery Club's Shoots, and that the cor- rect dales will he Sunday for (he local club shool and Feb. Iti for Ihe registered shoot. The fire broke out shortly be- fore 8 p.m. hut under control eight minutes after firemen re- ceived the alarm. School Census Count A preliminary count on the annual school census by the District showed scholas- tics in the boundaries of the district. A scholastic is any individual between the ages of 6 and 17. A spokesman al the school administration office said the figure is expected lo rise to some extent when census tak- ers finish their con- tacting nil families missed dur- ing the first round. The final count al the end of last year's census was Today's Chuckle "Ilnve you ever linil your cars "No, bul I've often hail them horcil." By TOM E. KITE Advocate Staff Writer Paul Henry Hartenherger. 25- rear-old son of Ihe Rev. and Mrs. Paul Hartenberger, is go- ng to the Peace not until after the district championship basketball game in Victoria High School Gym- nasium Saturday evening. This combination of tacts Drelly well describes Harten- }crger. He's a serious young teacher who was a Ihrce-lettcr man in high school, playing 'oolball, baseball and basket- ball. In college he played two years of baseball, at Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Ind., but "they were loo big and too tough for me in college foot- ball." After graduation wilh a bach- elor of arts degree In history at Valparaiso in January, 1961, Hartenberger began leaching in junior high school al Niagara Falls, N. Y. and doing some graduate work at the University of Buffalo. Then, in the sum- mer of 1962 under a program caller! Experiment in Interna- tional Living, he went lo West Pakistan ns a "community ambassador" from Niagara Falls. PAUL HARTKNKKKGER nflcr flic game Hartenberger, whose father has been pastor of Grace Lutheran Church here since February, 1062, has been decided since whether he wants to continue as a teacher or go into foreign service. Now he south as Tennessee. !glc Sault Sle Marie, Mich., re- ported four inches of new snow during Ihe day, falling on top of Republican joinina (See MOVE, Page 0) bill which the Senate passed Friday. Sen. John Tower, H-Tex., voted against the bill. 14 ground. NEARLY MOBKKD And a new storm headed for______________________________ eastern Montana and western North Dakota. In the southern Great Plains, freedom to t ravel extensively is expected Saturday, a hope thinks a two-year stint with theibased on forecasts of warmer Peace Corp may help him weather and sunshine, make up hir, mind. Danger irom the cold ap-i "The Peace Corps sorl of ap- pearcd over in the Southern1 peals lo me because il will' Plains a 11 h o ug h helicopters- give me a chance to work searched for persons who might l' Britain's Beatles Win Jolting U.S. Welcome rcctly with the he said. be in trouble. A couple of unidentified meniTJrlousalnds (Sec TOLL, Page "I mean, it's nol like handing a few million dollars over to jtheir government." lo THE WEATHER Puerto Rico last summer as a 1 I1Ij IIIjn Peace Corps trainee, but a re- 'W YORK school-skipping out Reatles, equipped with American fnns stormed police nop hairdos and guitars, barricades, pelted the quartet invaded the colonies Friday, with jelly beans and candv of delirious teen- kisses, and screamed- "We age native girls paid them wild want bealniks! We want heat- tribal homage when they landed Behind them, wilh their them, n.irlllre Kair Saturday. A little warm- on the verge of emotional agc gjrls :ast August, and eventually be- m.p.h. Expected Saturday tcm- came a substitute teacher in peralure: public elementary schools. With the malaria cleared up once! South Ccnlral Texas: more, he is again bound for'pnrtlv cloudy and warmer Puerto Rico-hut not until Increr-' via hest-sctling recordings. L [Now they are here in person for scries of sold-out public Rut accustomed as they are so the weird worship rites at- tending their every appearance, the Beatles were shocked into immobility as they "left their plane lo face the will return to the mainland for some six weeks of specialized level: 30.19. studies at the University of Col- Sunset Saturday, Sun- ifornaia Including the Sunday, language of Marharasthra Stale India. And some- described them to their or the visible portions pnpul.itio..... _...... a welcoming uproar lhat (Sec COUPS, Page 9> ias "four Elvis they trVm lmison: "N6t trilC'" Victoria Oltlcs kept 100 policemen on edge at the airport. One sign on display wtaihtr Kiiewiur., As the Rcatles left their trans-: airliner shortly after! o And another proclaimed? "We Love Beethoven."   

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