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   Advocate (Newspaper) - February 10, 1964, Victoria, Texas                                THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 118th 276 TELEPHONE HI 5-H51 Saboteurs Hit Train In Florida Line, Uoad Left Blocked MIAMI, Fla. (AP) Sab oleurs knocked ,ont strike plagued Florida East Coast Railway service lo metropolitan Miami Sunday with a dynamite blast lhal de railed a 91-cor freight train. A second blast across lown, disabled lhe only FEC derrick car In soulh Flori- da. Police were forced lo close busy U.S. 1 in norlhern Miami at lhc scene of lhe derailment, only yards from the heavily traveled four lane highway. No injuries were reporled as n result of the Iwo explosions, bill a free lance photographer, Albert Nitli, 22, of Miami, re- ceived severe electric burns on the lefl hip and thigh when he touched an objecl in contact wilh a fallen power line. Heavy Damage Damage was estimated at more than a quarter million dol- lars by W, L. Thornton, FEC chief operaling officer. Officers estimated U.S. 1 would reopen Monday, but said Ihe FEC's north and south Iracks might be blocked for three days. FBI agenls, city, counly and railroad dcteclives were invest-, Igating. The violence was the and most a series of acts against the railraod since II nonoperating em- ployees unions went on strike Jan. 23, 1963. Worst Move "This was definitely sabo- said Thornlon, "Fortu- nately no one was hurt. This is the worst since the slriko be- gan. I am not implying lhe un- ions are lo blame. No one knows at Ihis time who did this." George Leighty, chief negoti- ator for the 11 striking unions, said no strikers were involved. "We know absolutely nothing about he said. "We have in- structed our people to refrain from any violence. There are a tot of other people, who have no connection will) the original dispute, who use this opportuni- ty to take action." On Tresllp The first blasl rocked the VICTORIA, TEXAS, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 1964 Established mi 12 Cents House Leaders Ready Rights Bill Vote Today NEW FRENCH FASHION? A col- lection of masked beauty was the result of. a make-up contest in Paris. The sky was the limit in the use of paint brush and sequin and the intcrsling facial designs may be a portent of things to come. Passage To Senate Is Assured Filibuster Test Ahead WASHINGTON (AP) The House meets early Monday with leaders of both parties deter- mined to push through to a final vote on the 10-point civil rights bill. There is no doubt that the LBJ, Connally Attend Funeral Bui Skip Talk AUSTIN (AP) radio and television-return him to the governor's Johnson attended church and a'properiies. Tnc friendship of and the Johnsons sped funeral Sunday on a warm, sun-1families goes back to 1933 and1 to Bergstrom Air Force Base to ny sabbath and then took off: 1535 when Johnson was direc-itake the presidential for Washington. ,lor of lhc Natjonni youth Ad-IWashinglon. jet to The President and Mrs. John- ministration's program in Texas! There was no opportunity for _jn flew from the capitol Fri- and Kellam was on his staff. I any extensive chat between the day because of the death of alMrs. Kellam died Friday of a I President and the governor, votes are available to pass the wide-ranging measure and sent it on to a grueling filibuster test in the Senate. The only question seems to be whether the Southern opposition will resort to delaying tactics that could push the final roll call over until Tuesday. Opens Early j Monday's session starts at 10 ja.m., two hours ahead of the usual opening. Running most as a team, Republicans and Northern Democrats main- tained a persistent 2-1 edge in nearly 100 votes on amend- ments last week. Remaining to be disposed of before the final vote is the sec- tion establishing fair employ- ment practices to ban discrimi longtime, close friend, Mrs. J.C.'heart attack. who have been having some Kellam, who was buried Sun- Each dressed in bhek the Political differences lately over First Family President and Mrs Johnson lnc forthcoming U.S. senatorial election in Texas. Connally had wanted Rep. Jre day among the mourners. and Gov. and Mrs. John Con- The Johnsons flew up from.ually, sat with Kellam and his MONEY POURS IN Family Stymied by Bill Finally to Bury Mother KANSAS CITY (API Mrs. Irene Angelina Grant will he Buried days after her the manner and place her family want. Since her death on Jan. 23, Mrs. Grant's body has lain in a funeral home because the fam- ily couldn't raise the 5315 down payment on the S613 bill. But all that changed Sunday, after a newspaper story told of Kuskin church and two other I len. "They asked me what my expenses were and we figured it at Wilerl said. "1 told (hem 1 wanted to do it for noUiing now, but they said it would be better if they paid, since all Die money had come 1 v "I agreed lo go along. But the plight of Ollie Grant and his I do I? I don't have to cash the check, 10 children. Money poured in all the Grant home, at the Ruskin Heights Baptist Church and at the Weilert Funeral Home. There is more than enough, but Elaine Weilerl, owner of the mortuary, doesn't want it. Weilert had a conference with the Rev. Loren Goings of the Grant, 67, is listed as totally disabled by the state. He gets a month in Social Seen i- ty, a World War I pension and a Missouri old age pension. His 54-year-old wife died at General Hospital of a gall bladder ail- ment. His children range in age from 22 to 4. The oldest son had their ranch near Johnson daughters in a curtained, Kilgore to challenge Sen. Ralph in a small jet lo attend services'private alcove for Ihe l5-minuteiYarbol'ouSl1 lhe Democratic at a funeral home near the state services at the funeral home, .primary. Johnson reportedly capito! and [he governor's man- jused a bit of persuasion in ad- Claim of Eyewitness In Assassination Denied involving Johnson and Connally. Before leaving Ihe LBJ ranch, Johnson drove to nearby Fred- ericksburg to attend church and take communion in a tiny, old Episcopal mission. Mrs. John- nation in hiring. It was on this section that the; bipartisan leadership suffered its only major setback lale nrday when the provision wasi broadened to include a ban on discrimination because of sex. Dedicated Foe This amendment was offered D- Be- foe there is hopes lo complicale lhe bill's chances for passage by inlroducing this added element. But (here is no indication lhat. the leaders will try lo reverse the aclion. Tobogganist Flees Reds INNSBKUCK. Austria (AP) Ule Gaehlcr, 23, a secretary, came to the Winter Olympics here as a substitute on the East Ger- raan w m n's toboggan promised to come back from California to help. A 20-year-old and a 19-year-old have been away cutting cordwood, trying to raise the money ft won't be needed now. "My wife has been on the telephone all day long talking to people who want to give said Mr. Goings. "We had S240 after church services this morning. The money is coming from everywhere. "Mrs. Grant will be buried at Goodrich, Kan., at 1 o'clock Tuesday. I'll go with the fam- ily." The Weilert home advertises low cost funerals. "We take care of the Weilert said. "To do that, we work on very low margins. We (See FAMILY, Page 10) Pickets Protesting Grain for Russia FOKT WORTH, Tex. (AP) commission, Ihe Star- wn top-down convertible and high wood and steel trestle spanning Oleta River al NE 174 St. and U.S. 1. It was touched An eyewitness lo Ihe shootmgi'I'elogram said. aiong- ;lmi Mrs Jtc_ off under lhe fronl wheels of the of President Kennedy positively! The witness' story, as Bundy, who came down lead diesel. Scan identify Lee Harvey Oswald.ed by the source, "is Ihis: jSaturday night, spent lhe night, The four diesel units cleared j as lhc assassin, The Fort Worth' HO was looking out a windows and returned to Washington' lhc bridge, Ihen plunged off reporled m a at lhc presidential motorcade! wilh the President. slipped out of her hillel and defected to West Germany, West German sources re- porled. Her flighl also brought oul lhe fact from Innsbruck police thai 13 lourists from Communist East European counlrics also have defected after coming lierp to witness Ihe 12-day Olympic games and asked for asylum in Auslria. They include seven Hungarians, five Czechs and an East German doctor. HOUSTON (AP) Two Hous- ton labor leaders said Sunday their men will continue to load i wheat tor Russia aboard a j freighter despite lhe efforts of pickets lo stop them. "Our men will said Willie Wells, president of Local 1273 of the International Long- shoremen's Association. Ray- mond Duncan, president of ILA Local 872, agreed. They were defying the efforts of a hastily organized band of about 50 men, women and chil- dren to halt the loading of 000 bushels of wheat sold to the Soviet Union by the Continental son did not attend the services. The chief executive piloted his A Women saw Smith amendment a threat lo the bill and urged il be dcleled. rails as ihey slid along, dugicopynght story Sunday. themselves as much as Ihrcei when he heard a shot, very loud Aflcr Ihe church services, wilncss, the Star-Tele-'ami close. Jumping' back, he Johnson look the Bnndys on a feet into the dirt and gravetjgram source said, is a Negro saw Oswald at the next window, hit of a tour of points of inter- roadbed. Thirty-three freight car.s be hind the locomotive were de-jwho was railed and most of these piled Nov. 22. [janitor, then employed by lhc kneeling, with a rifle aimed at esl in Fr School Book Depository, lhc si reel below. 'the ranch. Fredericksburg and at of Uni- in the Jn a telegram lo House lead- ers, the board said: "We urge reconsideration and a roll-call South_ Texas Presbytery to be vote on this amendment. We al- so urge enactment of this bill wilhoul any crippling amend- ments." Victorians Due to Attend Meeting of Presbytery Several Victorians are sched-jcludcs approximately 68 church- uled to a of the The meeting is one of three Ihe sixth floor The raan (unicd ancl up in a twisled, precariously Edwin 0. Gulhinan, spokes- lo the slairwjiv. where so; balanced heap in bed. Fire broke out immediately lo a spot near the door for national security affairs. Bundy is presidential assist-! All actions last week were the streamjtnau for .lhc Justice Department, empty crates were piled, said in Washington "there is no crouched behind them, he afler lhe explosion and witness exists." destroyed most of the Sit cars.j In Dallas, Chief of One of Ihcse war, carrying Hie melhane to the story at all and no portodly said. .-I was to death" he Another assistant, Walter Jen- and his wife, also came from Washington Saturday night, primarily lo attend the Keilam funeral. When Johnson reached Austin, nost 01 me M cars. in Dallas, Chief of Police was quoted as having j lose war, a lank carMes.se Curry said Ihrough a "i Ihotight lie was going lo kill' i.OOO gallons of vola- spokesman he knew nothing of me, too." esl sinclc-storv h le gas, another a wilncss. Thc sajd the second lfra'me and brick i ttlrt T-nft I------- ..1...1 1___J 1___ 1 1 _ and Jenkins drove a mod house of white iii- ll IMIII; clllv] On ttlC 6dgC Of empty nnd the rest contained1 The janitor has been held m .shot had been fired as lie was "Republican Hill" one of the canned.protective custody since that running toward the crales and nice, older neighborhoods in taken with the House sitling as a committee of the whole. Thus the votes were all decisions by voice, by standing count or by teller count. In none of these procedures are the members re- corded by name. hay, paper products, goods, and a shipment of Easter: day and soon will lie taken to the third after ho hud hidden Austin ny Washington to testify before lhc: ftice WITA'KSS. I'ugc 10) Mrs Dutch Princess, Fiance Happy as Crisis Passes Mrs Johnson ierok the Bim- rly.s to the headquarters of the family radio and television sta- Today's Chuckle The (rouble with a wel- fare slate is that it cosls loo much lo gel something for nothing. Grain Co., New York. The loading began Friday abaord the Brilish Freighter Inverewe and was due to be completed Monday. Headed by Robert M. Ken- nedy, 45, Houston cabinet mak- er, the pickets assembled at lhe gates early Sunday, but then agreed to lay off and reform again al the gate at 6 p.m. Kennedy said his group would form again early Monday and continue to picket even if the longshoremen cross their lines. Their efforts appeared suc- cessful when the longshoremen, who had been instructed to work unlit 10 p.m., left the job at 7 p.m., one hour after Ken- nedy and his party returned to (he gate. Some of the signs they car- ried read: "Why trade wheel for "Starve Commun- "Don't feed "American wheat for Ameri- and "Boston lea parly uuiiiij i i v lu ue ,r, r, held Tuesday and Wednesday all Ih.e. Rcv- __ nrocino TIC mnrin First Presbyterian Church in Bay City. Rcpresenlatives from various local churches will bo ruling will preside as moderator at the opening session Tuesday after-! noon. P will be and Houston wheat party. Kennedy said at the port that "Communism is our enemy" and Uial Americans should not help feed the Russian army if Nominee for moderator mev can heip it. the Rev. J. L. Leos of! nnlh ,nA M Wl" ming Corpus Christi, formerly pastor elders Bob Tharp and Lawrence o{ Secotld Presbyterian Church Johnson of First Presbyterian Of v'ictoria Church; as well as the pastor The Rev. Fernando p and assistant pastor, Dr John a former paslor of lhc Newton and he Rev. assisl jn e. Pickell; J. J. Wallhall, The Rev. Fernando Padilla, lor of the same vening Both Wells and Duncan said, however, the sale had been ap- proved by the federal govern- ment and the maritime unions and suggested that any com- plaints be forwarded directly to federal authorities. Hruce Kranklm anrl m t. r, WG Plau to work." Wells i anil' Thp rnnir frnm Prnshvfprinn -j nv. i T j ,1 t i_ i onslor lhe Rev Mac Tiirmnp in A said, "bul I don'l know what pnsior, incKev. mac American School of Kings-: of Grace Presbyterian Church; vjne, undcr direcljon of Robfrt George Santiago and the paslor, !scott the Rev. D. G. Vera, Presbyterian Church. The South Texas Presoytery lor s sermon on ccpt jt was the weekend clarence Gage, foreman on at eVen'nS Sunday, said he did not The Rev. Mr. why took of{ from iwill deliver the retiring modera-j work three hours carlv, ex- there before going to the funeral home. A relired Methodisl minisler, jDi. Edmund Hcinsohn, conduct- ed the brief, simple services. He called Mrs. Kellain "a beautiful THE HAGUE, the Netherlands [happy, broke their seclusion in explain Ihe issue and Ihe a personality." Irene and her A-I fiance, Prince Carlos de Borbon y Parma, relaxed in lhe privacy of the royal palace Sunday night. A wave of satisfaction spread Ihrough Holland over her deci- sion lo give up her rights lo lhc throne rather lhan jeopardize late aflernooi) for a ................___j_ session before cameras in lhc' The report will outline the the monarchy. The decision was forced palace gardens. Then they i Cabinet's firm sland which a t j strolled 200 yards lo Ihe gates, jicllci! Queen Juliana Prince of us arc being comforted .reeled lhe throng and inspired Ilierniiard nnd the illc evidences ousing cheers. !plc lo accept a hard expressions of a strong and The government promised lo tional fact, long-enduring friendship. Connally told newsmen he had Prune Minis cr Victor Marij- cllancej [o vj H wilh au H nn the line Their omy communica- niglit Me is reported to have tkm ,vas .on her Salurday nighl. She mcl lhe issue, decided in favor of love and life abroad. If she had nol reached Ihis decision, the coalition government would have quil. The solution was found aflcr R five-hour crisis session which ended shortly before 3 a.m. Irene, Don Carlos, Queen Juli- ana, Prince Consorl licrnhiird, Crown Princess Beatrix and Princess Margrinl then had an lo Parliament on r rns in thn' TKn   IOW trealy under which it runs Panama Cnnnl. A source had said earlier Panamanian officials told lhc'1 Inlcr-Amri'ican Peace Commil MOSCOW (AP) The lop Goldwater Proposes U.S. Block Shipments to Cuba WASHINGTON (API Sen.' This qucslion-and-answer ex-jit Ihrough this hemisphere I Oi-vir I? t _ If__ i Bany Goldwater, R-Ariz., said change Ihcn followed: Sunday he would use U.S. war- Q. "Well, you would use Amer- ilhink we should slop. "Now this isn'l fami 2 Hospitalized In Port Crash Advocate Port Lavnca Bureau PORT LAVACA Two per- sons were admitted lo lhe local hospital Sunday evening suffer- ing from cuts and bruises suf- fered in a car-pick-up truck col- cision at p.m. on the High- way 35 by-pass. Mrs. C. E. Rocmer was ad- military! problem lo us right now, nor will at 7 P-m- and Mrs- r-iiha i i Roomer was admilled at Cuba, I think, ever become a p.m. the lwo passengcrs in mihrarv nrnhlnm _ __ .1 .___ ships to hall shipmenl of British: ican warships to stop Ihe ship- buses and French products to ment of buses, for ex- Communisl Cuba. And he advo- cated anolher exile invasion of A, "Yes." mililarv nrnhlem" u j u '-.i J sending P- of Porl Lavaca, lion, repeated his belief thai (he 'a'n communism and lo spread into Uit United Stales should have sent Marines from Gnantanamo intoiTHF WFATT-TFR Cuba to restore water service to A '1Jj >V Ihe big U.S. naval base after it was shut off lasl week by Prime Minister Fidel Caslro, If this were done, lhe Arizona conservative said on ABC's ra- lUU 1 1.1. t t Ollm ULI IR- Ifamilv, even'in-la'wsVeiigagmgiCommutiist leaders of {heitlio-television program "Issiies "foreign politics." U.S.S.R. gaUier here Monday lo "n'! "it might lead lo Clear to partly cloudy and a litlle warmer Monday Ihrough Tuesday, wilh soulh and south- Bul Ihen he went on lo outline his views on gelling rid of Oas- ______..... _............ Iro this way: "I don't think we east winds Monday 8 lo 18 m.p.h. flavc to use our forces to gel. rid Expected Monday communism in Cuba, I never liiariflcS uimmi ui ijnveujtl, ________............____Cuba to llrivcr of lhc truck, and reslore water service could Brown> a passenger, were heen regarded as an opportunilyluniniured- to get rid of Castro. He The women were reporled in "It could be used that way satisfactory condilion. Cily Palrolman Gene Durrani handled the investigation, Low 48, high 72. ihave believed so. I believe what tee lasl month that n mcmoran engagement parly. Thai bvokeldiim signed sccrclly in up around 6 a.m. committed the Uniled Slates to The royal crisis was on every tongue. The Dulch by lhe mil- lions hung onto Iho radio for any news, There were no Sunday pnpers In Holland. There never are but word of moulh news encouraged thousands lo stand before the ualacc gales all day long. Irene and Carlos, radiantly Carlos had nol, and appar- discuss Soviet 1'rcmier Mini- Lommit- lalest recipe for as figure inlinR 'his country's chronic farm: Th. Soviet Premier Kbru-'some shooling in Cuba. That's, South Central Texas: Clear (John F.) Kennedy did -idisni.ss i itmiei Ipartly cloudy and a litlle ttlc Bily of p'gs was right in Home To Meet f T Hl leading Ihe Carlisl wing of Spanish roy-tcrisu lo assisl Cuba if the Com- .ally, renegolialc the canal treaty. ,jy lo ,.cnolmco The source, a high nm) live with Don Carlos, American official, said moramlum was read lo gavc. a KOVCrn- commiltee just before lhc col- ment grant of guilders lapse of efforls to bring .Ihe 550. Uniled Stales and Pnnnina lo1 QUCCII Juliana's private for- the conference (able to seHlc'uine is immense, however, and differences Unit resulted in fa- ihere is litlle chance that Irene al violence Jan. 3. have any financial troubles. Khrushchev has promised island is attacked, raise more food on less acreage! Goldwalcr said ho underslands [mor Monday Temperalures Sunday: 42, high 68. was rigiu .n OTTAWA I Rritich High but wpong in not fol- "sir by copying Western intensive farming methods chiefly by lhe generous application of chemical fertilizers. Political and economic pres- sures for delivering on lhe Kremlin's repealed promises of agricultural abundance are in- creasing. lhe Uniled States still is main- taining n blockade of Cuba but, "It is not an effective one. Our allies are leaving us lo do busi- ness with Cuba." Asked if he would use U.S. power to slop commercial ship- ments, Goldwater replied, "I would." Ihrough. Nol thai the men would have ended the Communist problems in Cuba Tides (Porl Lavaca- but through sabotage O'Connor Low at think that by now we a.m., high at p.m. Baromclric prcsusre at sea level: 30.12. Sunset Monday sunrise Tuesday information based on ihns would have a different picture down there." Thc senator said testimony last week by Secretary of de- fense Robert S. McNamara did answer Goldwater's earlier WMthc-r v g (Sit wnlher Eluwheie, Pilt (See GOLDWATER, Page lo) Prime Minister Sir Alee Doug- las-Home (lew here from Lon- don Sunday night for talks with Canadian Prime Minister Les< ter Pearson en route lo a con- ference wilh President Johnson. Before leaving London, Sir Alec said lhe purpose of his trip to Washington is to make sum U.S. and British policies are in tune. He will mecl with Johnson Wednesday after two days ol talks in with Pearson.   

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