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Advocate (Newspaper) - February 18, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 118tli 284 TELEPHONE HI B-W1 VICTORIA, TEXAS, TUESDAY. FEBRUARY 18, 1964 Established 1848 2nd Student Here Victim Of Meningitis No Reason for Hysteria, Comity Health Chief Says Two students at Juan Linn Elementary School liave rlicd of spinal meningitis in (ho past month, and precautionary advice has been given to parents of Juan Linn students through the school administration. This was confirmed Monday by Dr. Roy G. Reed, Victoria County health officer, who "said that "the prob- is not at the school" and rril O 's no reason for I linili' alarm or hysteria J- lllllll kJlOIja He also said thai he had con- Into Crisis On Cyprus British Plan Linked to IJ.N. UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP) U.N, Secretary-General U Than! stepped into the Cy- prus crisis Monday with a plan for restoring and keeping peace on the Eastern Mediterranean Island. Britain and Cyprus also edged forward toward n possi- ble solution. Diplomatic sources reported those development as the U.N, Security Council at Thant's suggestion postponed until Tuesday afternoon any substan- tive debate on the situation. Thant went into a private hud- flle with U.S. Undersecretary of ferrcd with attending physicans and that Ihcre was "no connec- tion between the two cases" be- cause the two children did not have the same type of menin- gitis. Symptoms In reply to a question. Dr. Reed said "there or four cases a year of some type of meningi- tis" occur in Victoria County. He said that "only about five per cenl of the worst epidemic types should be fatal now be- cause of the treatments we have." "I have talked with the school superintendent and with several Dr. Beed said, "and precautionary information is being given to the parents through the schools." Sudden onslaught of fever, particularly when accompanied by headaches, upset stomach and "general can be Districting Ruling May Affect Slate Carr Si tidies Court Opinions AUSTIN, Tex. (AP) Texas Atty. Gen. Waggoner Carr said Monday the U. S. Supreme Court's ruling on a Georgia con- gressional redistricting case could affect congressional ap- portionment in Texas. Carr emphasized, however, that the court's decision does not decide Texas' appeal of an order by a Houston federal court to realign the state's 23 congressional boundaries. Carr, Gov. John Connally and Secretary of Slate Crawford Martin met after learning of (he ruling and said comment will come later, probably Tuesday DALLAS (AP) Jack Ruby's lawyers tried in l'10rOUBh vain Monday to kill the case against him at its very 'Kriual outset. They claimed insanity makes him unfit to stand The court's ruling held that trial for the murder of President Kennedy's V- s- Constitution's objec- assassin. live is one of "making equal "This defendant does not have the mental capacity to stand the defense ar-4--------------------------------------- gued in a motion to acquit TRIAL OPEN'S The trial of Jack Ruby, above, opened in Dallas Monday, with h i s attorneys promply claiming that he was mentally unfit to stand trial. The motion was denied. No start has yet been made in attempting to select a jury to hear the trial charging Ruby with murdering Lee Har- vey Oswald in Dallas Nov. 24. Motion To Quash Ruby Case Fails 12 Cents Council Backs Down On Off-Street Parking Ruby without a jury trial. It was promptly denied. No start was made at pick- ing a jury in an abbreviated symptoms of meningitis, the session in a courthouse 210 feet health officer continued, andjfrom the spot where the Prcsi- Presidenl Johnson earlier that a settlement is essential to world peace. Returns To Capital Ball, who has played a chief role as trouble-shooter in the situation, returned to Washing- ton later. Britain and Cyprus were re- ported Monday night to have agreed on the general terms of a rest' ciples could be based. The resolution resoluion oi g i iples on which a settlement Preventive Even more consoling to par- ents is the fact that, "there is a drug they can get which is just about 100 per cent Dr. Reed said. Type Uncertain Asked about the death of 10- year-old Martin M. Guajardo, son of Mr. and Mr Delay Selection Opening preliminaries delayed Imj Limits By Australia "making equal (Related story. Page 5) representation for equal num- bers of people the fundamental igoal for the House of Represen- tatives." Observers speculated that Park Drive Honors Lee In a rare and perhaps un- precedented action, City Council Monday created a permanent neiuorial to a paid employe by decreeing (hat a new road in Rivcr- siclc Park will lie known as John F. Drive, afler Victoria's city manager for the past four years. The new drive is located west and south of McCright Drive, named for former Mayor W. R. McCright, and will link llic latter willi Me- morial Drive south o( Vic- toria Children's Zoo, The action was taken in a resolution which praised Lee for exemplary and selfless performance of his duties and stated that he is re- garded with high esteem and affection by the gpn- cral public as well as col- leagues and city officials sat beet-red and shak- ing his head from side to side while the resolution was read by City Atty. Argyle McLachlan, and later laughingly accepted con- gratulations from reporters "on a great piece of writ- ing." The resolution passed unanimously. City To Enter Contract For Additional Armory By TOM E, FITF, Advocate Staff Writer Unfinished business and cam- paign statements were recalled Monday as City Council again ran into opposition and backed non profit civic organizations when their use of the building does not conflict with reserve activities. Williams added further that at any time the government dnwp on a proposed off-street'ceased to use the building and parking ordinance. Council it would revert to the clear the way in a brief however, for acquisition of the! operator James city's second military armory. 'C'hilcoat, with the help of Coun- Pusscd unanimously was blunted the resolution calling for the city to effort of council to move enter contract with the U.S. wltn nn park- Army Reserve for construction lnS ordinance, of an armory on a 300-by-585 Has Strict Code foot plot off Ben Jordan Street Cbilcoat said the city has one of the strictest building codes in what is known as the i Smajslrla property. jot any cily in Texas "which Mayor Kemper Williams said'is he said but keeps the air conditioned building "P'hng new restrictions on new would cost in excess of construction" while doing noth- and that construction probably; about sub-standard proper- would be completed and slums." calendar 196-1 or by next: !te saicl he understood there January. :aro "ordinances on the books" In in a r-nociinn through which the city could V'e'f ST" City Manager John Lee said sub standard structures and the city will provide utilities to tasked why more direct action taken. armory. Councilman Carsner Jr. pointed out that the! building will be available to all tures marked for attempts to select a jury to Ruby, accused of shooting Lee S 5, 0'last Dr' Rccr A. E. 20 struc- 1 sup- pose you would say re- moval." Referring to the pre- viously introduced ordinance on sub-standard housing, Lee said "we have more or less tabled it" in order to pursue a pro- gram of negotiation with own- ers to have sub-standard build- ings eliminated. No Ballyhoo "We're going about it quietly any Lee said. der were filed against a Cuero man and woman Sunday, Chilcoal's reference lo the night in connection with the knifing of a Texas High-I5llb'standartl nollsing ordinance way Patrolman Sunday night. Filed on were Ora Warlin to tK- son Slade, 35, and Johnnie Lawrence Edwards, 27. tnat "we Highway Patrolman Hugh Poag' which have agreement is to permit Aus-Uo consider the problem at its tralia and New Zealand to slow 1963 session? down the rate of expansion of! 1. Should tile Houston court's not certain just what type it is Id sim- -vcl because the cultures (germs pointment of an impartial daughter of Mr. and Mrs, com'sc alor and a consultative commil-iPaublo Gonzalcs of 2101 N. lee to link lhe proposed force Louis st- ana1 also a Juan Linn with the United Nations. ciiirinni 10 religion coma It was understood that the resolution would incorporate an appeal to all countries to re- spect the territorial integrity of Cyprus, a provision that Cyprus had planned to propose in a separate resolution. Ball talked with Thant for al- most an hour. student, who died on Jan. 18. The attending physician said at oviried him Ruby is Jewish and there been suggestions that Awarded in Auto Deaths was cut on body and on Ist readllls.. ul" ve throat and received lacerations! "cver aWttlmS about on the mouth alter he someone doesn't the car in which the to: was riding for investigation The1 she would like to go throat injury required 14-back and do something about stitches, all this stranded legislation, particularly the sub standard housing ordinance, Mrs. Martin onds Se( Charges were filed in Justice Advocate Cuei reminded Mayor Williams that ''Until some action is Ukenl red and cooked meats, andion our specific case, we will not a two-car wreck last Oct. 4 near five lajc A 000 bond IDaule School students killed in'set cn the man on the new' against him in lhe time, however, that thej Gonzalcs child died of spinal meningitis. some prospective jurors. be a factor onlv i; the minds of; animals' Australia is lhe foreign supplier know the effect Cuero were awarded a total of. i quarters Nov. 24 and shot down "There is certainly no reasonjOswald during a routine jail for a scare situation at t he] transfer. This was two days aft- scliool, Dr. Reed cr Kennedy, his wife by his side was shot'to death during what up to (hen had been a triumphal political motorcade through Dal- las. said, and asked that "the situa- tion be handled very carefully" by a reporter. Last rites for the Guajardo boy were held Monday from Artero Memorial Funeral Home and Our Lady of Sorrows Cath- olic Church, with interment in Resurrection Catholic Corne- ll Mrs, Annie Kolln and Mrs. Charlie Bracken of Inez check- _ ing on planting supplies and; Mrs. Kolle, age fll, explaining! "VC7 1 1? i that grass is much safer than >V GclK jTTOlll flooring, if one must slumblc ami fall. Mcrln Bayer mak- ing sure of the hour involved before turning his transportation loose the Jack LaRues moving to Beeville where Mr. LaHuc lias been transferred Brings Rain Ry THE AS.SOCIATFD TRESS light rain splaltcred Monday over much of Central and North CenlVal Texas and Airs, .lac (Irene) .Srlmridrr ing well after major surgery 'XX? weak in San Anlonio al Nix Hospital Anottlcr wcal limit effect upon the future course of fixed for next year, 1985, is apportionment. However, million pounds. ian accurate analysis of our In it will he 582 million [present position pounds. have to j await our earliest opportunity The New Zealand agreement I'0 study the Georgia covers beef and veal only. said. agreed limitations will hold ex- William Cassin of Houston, at- A jury "was waived and ho weaving on you unnecessary legislation.1' Sladc was also charged! _ 9aims Talk which today's decision will in WfcuWTiirtlb1 Court of mutton to the U, S. market, on Carr said in a slate- Monday. Each family w a intoxicated, Pa to limilimcnl. i awarded said he stopped the u? fcl reading, she inn miisaid; We say that this Is only for new churches, for instance, but then we say that the new churches lake care of this (off- street parking problem) so we're just making double talk. Besides, if someone goes out here and builds a new building without providing parking space Australia has agreed ils exports to (he U. S. duringj "It.could well be that today's the present calendar year to; Decision will have an important hearing was held bcfon court In prove the agree District Judge Joe E. Kelly Victoria presided. ports from Ncw Zealand in 1064 torney for the five Houston youths were in a car Poago was forced to w 'toYoakum Highway near Cue- agreement s llle wornon. who was F nfitlr'ving "le car' became Mlig- ,_....._ J after being placed under The defendant was Reuben Wagner, well-known Cuero manj Woman Belligerent who was the sole survivor ofi He reported the man and the wreck that occurred neariwoman attacked him with Cuero on the Victoria in the scuffle that fol- they're just hurting themselves, and Elizabeth Jenkins, 17, both1 Plan for Military Rejects Pushed by Gen. Hershey WASHINGTON (AP) _ Thellvvo years of special training director of Selective Service would not require new tcgisla- suggesled Monday lhat thous- lion. The men inducted under it ands of young men rejected for would be in addition to the reg- military service should be in- ular draft calls filled for the ducted and given rehabilitation treatment and training under military control. Lt, Gen. Lewis B. Hersheyi advanced tiie proposal even asi Clear to partly clmiriy Tues- a ncw program was being in-jday and Wednesday. Northerly THE WEATHER Their parents, who were plain- tiffs in the case, are Mr. and Mrs. Ray Johnson, Walter Jen- kins and Susie Mav Jenkins, Deedie Griffon and John Henry Parrham, Laura Bell Burden, John C. Ilidyolph and Vera Lee Ridyolph, armed services The costs] Thc parents had sought would be charged to the pvo-iflOO in damages. IT GUANTANAMO Castro's Water Cut Off In Answer to Charges uainiiRcs BAY' Cllba lankel' wil1 Continue lobe posed war on poverty rather, The youths we-e nnrmito in r- 7 commander of this way until desalini- thiin to the military budget. JThomaslon after benTe on navral basc nictv.ation plants can be built over n Hcrshey said that what he eiv visions would be one step be- yond the proposed voluntary youth corps. He said there may be some opposition on ground, Cuero. augurated with Uie aim of chan- neling draft rejectees into em- ployment and training opportun- ities through referral to employ- ment offices. winds R to 18 m.p.h. Tues- day and Wednesday. Northerly winds 8 to 18 m.p.h. Tuesday becoming variable Wednesday. Expected Tuesday temper- President .Johnson announced aturcs: tow 42 high CG the referral program last month. Beginning July 1, all draft law registrants will be ex- amined upon reaching age 18 to determine whether they meet the physical, mental and edtica- South Central Texas: Clear lo partly cloudy Tuesday and Wednesday. Cooler South Tues- day. High Tuesday 58-66 North 66-72 South. Temperatures Monday: High tional standards of lhe armedi6G, low 41. forces Until July 1, only 2H-! Prtcipilation Monday: .07. To- year-olds called up for service (al for year: 326 inches wil come under the program, i Tides (Port Lavacn-Port 0'- Hcrshcy offered Ins siigges-iConnor Highs at B lion regarding some of lhe sent (o all local drnft boards. He discussed it further in an in- terview. He expressed belief that his proposal for induction for up to a.m. and p.m., lows at I .tf. LJ.m., ill draftees in an editorial in the p.m. and a.m. Wednesday. February issue of "Selective Dromelric pressure at sea lev- a monthly bulletin cl: Sunset Tuosdny Sunrise Wednesday: the program would be a step ward universal military train-iwrcct' ins. Hershey would use the draft law induction powers to bring in for rehabilitation training by the military those young men now being rejected and classified as 1-Y, qualified lo serve only in an emergency. Rejections of such men may be based on physical, men'al or educational grounds. Outlining lhe proposal in his editorial, Hershey said: "This will entail objectives of teaching basic education, corrective measures for physical defects, and most of all training in teamwork and responsible cit- izenship. "The obligation of two years would permit a training term jn Cuero when "f wa'er next year'a't a'cost'oiTlb ilh W head on Monday-he cut the million. was iS P'pc wa" Thc tirst unU nf tlic three-unit was .lining touaid lcr mto ,hls post, ,planl is ,Q Jn nperaljon Patrolman Huch' Cuban Prinlc Minister i about 23 weeks, who inveslicated ih shut off the walc-r supply: As .malters now stand (he k Iho nJ in ihn n. 6 m Probst against the ls complelely independent IIIL Ldbe IO inC -frx.t___t: i Int geared to the development of taxpayers. i the individual young man. County Charges have not been filed" Poage said '.ho cars collided; (Sro SUIT, J'jige 7) rest n i. es o 13" se waters off Florida. But fishermen in U.S. Cuban water supplies. College Forecast as River about four miles away remained in place and in Havana At a news conference prior to the actual cutting of the line, Bulkeley said he had received a query from Secretary of the Navy Paul Niize about whether Made for Texas AUSTIN (AP) The Texas Commission on Higher Educa- tion predicted Monday 62.4 per of the stale's total collegcf The order was carried out by enrollment will be in state-la crew of four Cuban workers supported schools by 1972. In Washington, White House The commission said secretary Pierre Salinger persons would be in college in said that "Guanlanamo lias not the state and would be taken any water from Cuba in institutions financed by the from that pipeline" since the the pnst few.................... broadcasts have accused theitnc United States was stealing Americans of stealing water' ('Sff WATER. 1'afe 7) from it. Rear Aclm. John D. Bulkeley countered (his charge by order- ing the pipeline severed with acetylene torches just inside the northeast main gate of the base. Of now attending col rTohm ct'" "Wuhout overemphasis on logo in Texas, or military training, those, who per cent arc going lo state from Ibc U.S Weather Bureau Victoria Oltlco (Set Eliewtitrt, Pan 7) Feb. 6 water cutoff. Prior to tbe cutoff the Cubans j had been delivering two million; gallons daily to the base. (See 1'LAiV, Page 7) 'schools, the commission said. Water Is'now brought in by Please Phone Helweeu Ami A.M. City delivery ol The Vlclorla Advocate should he completed evry morning not later than 6 o'clock. For corrected delivery serv- ice, please contact your car- rier (sec nhonc number on last receipt he Issued to you) or c.iJI the Advocate, phone 111 3-1451, between and a.m. ;