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Advocate (Newspaper) - February 20, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 118lh 286 TELEPHONE Hi J.U51 VICTORIA, TEXAS, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY, 20, 1964 New School Draws Raps In Galhoun Trustees Balk Over Payment By MA11Y BAKER I'HILUPS Th'Tcai- -........_. noun school bonrd Wednesday tempi against me. night volcd unanimously lo district's obligation lo make final payment at this time on School building. The decision was reached after a lengthy discussion with school architect Chris Di Stef- ano of Victoria, representatives Established 1318 28 Cents MISTAKEN IDENTITY Woman Jailed in Dallas After Assassination Try DALLAS as- pirant Gordon McLcndon said Wednesday night lie would ask Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy for a probe of what he called "an assassination at- in the crowded tcrmnal build- ing of Love Field, Dallas' mu- nicipal airport. She was quick- ly disarmed by Stanley Hiatt, an American Airlines Ticket them she bought the automatic ngent, as she attempted to fire at a Fort Worth department McLendon, owner of several obtain a legal opinion as to the radio stations, was the intended victim Wednesday of a woman who (ired a bullet at a man she ihe new Seadrift Elementary mistook for the radio executive. Police jailed Mrs, Mary belli Slone, 47, of Dallas and of Seadrift which in- cluded former board member Bob Thormalcn, and the board] on the overall condition of the) building. The board slated all members were in agreement that (hey were dissatisfied with thej building in tho overall but lhat there were some im- provements noted since the first inspection tour several weeks ago. A second inspec- tion was afternoon. Thursday morning. Officers said Mrs. Slone fired W. Dyer, -a, of She added, police salci, that she "put holy water" on her gun Sunday. Officers said the woman lold a second shot at the man she thought was McLendon. .32 caliber automatic pistol jammed after the (irst shot. Dyer contniued his (rip to Chi- cago after the incident, store last week. McLendon said the woman Officers said her fully loaded had visited his office in Dallas several limes in the last two days in an attempt lo see him. She came in early Wednesday aflernoon, brushed by a secre Retardation Trice Tag' 3-Ycar Plan lias 21 Goals By TO.ll E. FITE Advocate SUitf Writer Victoria Project on Retarda- tion has helped ilsclf to an ex- tremely generous portion of re- sponsibility in the fabrication Income Tax Cut Compromise Bill Over Last Hump Police quoted Mrs. Stone asjiary and entered an office said they would file assault to saying she wanted to kill Mc-jwhere his private secretary sal murder charges against her London because "he is a com- ho said. munist and fools around with! The woman was lold that Mc- of its three-year program to carry out some 21 projects, and now is the moment of de- cision, Director Richard Hun- gcrford told the expanded gov erning board Wednesday. I Hungerford's remarks c firctl Cosa Noslra' kil1 him was not in and told the! after F. S. Tarkington had pre- Dallasjwon't be a sin, either." i (.See WOMAN, Page 9) scnted estimates on the cost of conducted Tuesday Bid Contracl for the eighl-class- Subpoena Issued For Foreman A subpoena for Percy Fore- man, widely-known Houston de- fense lawyer, w a s issued Wednesday by (he defense in (he murder case against George E. room, pre-cast concrete build- ing on a re-inforccd floati slab was awarded to trial beyond the date set fo. Construction Co. April 1, on a bid of with a 105-j Arlhur Laphami vious Lapham's motion slates in part. Gray, an oil field pipe plicr, is charged with murder with malice as the result of an (red) Gray al the same time a Oct. 12 shooting that proved fa- was filed to postpone tal lo James R. (Dutch) Gas- day c o m p 1 e t ion provision. This type of building is con- av Victoria attorney, said he having a subpoena issued for sidcred the most economical to foreman to be present Monday be buill and was constructed-as a witness at a cost of approxima ely molion for postponement is per square foot. D Stefano a sojdcnicd by Distri'ct j'ud JoQ E stated it was ideal, Kelly for the coastal climate Thcj Foreman originally had been criticism was directed lo the m- relained as with Lap- tenor masonry walls, in (he ease_ but at the (jme wall switches and paint, :the trial was set it was undcr- Board President Larry Dio he was no longcr conrecl. staled thai what concerns Ihe ease. Gray said (hen board was that they did not thal fricnds in Houston had want to accept the building Foreman, but that he it is now. [intended to repay (hem and paris, an oil field worker from jJohnson Ciy. 't The shooting incidenl cli- maxed a television football par- ty staged at the Continental Inn on Houston Highway in order (See FOREMAN, Page 9) M1LLARD SHIVERS Candidate Raps While's 'Secrecy9 Millard Shivers of Waco, who Fred Bergeron asked if the that the fee of Ihe Houston his job as organization di- board had accepted (he building] torney was not within his reach in fact, since DiStefano had! Lapham based his "motion lo presented a certificate of ac-jquBsh setting on the contention ceplance to Ihe board. To Judge Kelly set the trial rector for the Texas Farm Bu- DiSlefano requested an answeridate for Ihi from Dio, since he also is an ;n which a .c same term of court molion for conlimi- with Ihe prediction thai Agri- culture Commissioner John C. While shortly will have to "come carrying out the 1D64-65 phase o! the project, set at This would include for administrative purposes includ- ing the salary of the di- rector; for operation of Hope Development School; 400 as Victoria County's portion of (he needed a traveling psychiatric clinic; for work in curriculum de- velopment for the various types of retardates with which the project proposes to deal; for agency coordination; and for public education pur-' poses. This budget, or "price tag" as Hungerford preferred! o call it, would be for the year' beginning Sept. 1, 1D64. Secondary Eslimale A secondary estimate of 935 was given for operations through the remainder of this year. In telling the 50-odd members of the board that the moment of decision had arrived, Hun- gerford emphasized that the goals and (he organizational proposals of Victoria Project! on Retardation probably arel unique in several respects. No such ambitious program Coach's Action Saves Boy's Life reau to run for commissioner of tout of hiding" and get into the agriculture, brought his paign to Victoria Wednesday in muuuu iur conunu- ance was granted. The attorneys M OS111 I'M I says (he molion was granted on Dec. 16 at the same time] "pi Kelly ruled that Ihe case wasl.UeiltlSt.ry rnnt iniipH unfit t Vin nnvl Im-m! J Equipment attorney. No Legal AdviL'o "1 am a trustee, just like the rest of you, but I am not giving....._, legal advice lo the said continued until th Dio. of court. Mrs. IS, Iscnbergcr, presl-l ln his petition on which the dent of the PTA, asked thai if llew is based Laphaml the building was inspected out that the lerm of court1 next term i (See SCHOOL, Page 9) of lhc Mlh Judicial Districti Art Exhibit Opening Set An exhibit of paintings and sculptures from San Antonio's Coppini Academy of Fine Arts will open (o the public Sunday al Ihe MacNainara-O'Connor Historical and Fine Arts Muse- um. It will he the second year Cop- pini Academy has exhibited in s Memorial perhaps Ihe medical facilily "Texas now has a hide-and- seek said Sbiv ers. "He comes out of hiding every two years to seek votes then (urns to seclusion. And ;as a result, no one really knows iwhal is going on ui the agri 'culture department. i "It Is apparent Uiat the pres- lent commissioner feels the less Hospital that is known about the duties POUT LAVACA Quick action .on (he part of Coach Jim Collins Weilnrs- (tny is credited with saving the lifo of a Calhoun fresh- man student in a freak ac- cidcnl at (he high school gym about i p.m. Gary Van Slykc, 15, pulled the (browing arm of a pitch- ing baseball pitching ma- chine, located in the foyer of the Culhoun gym, put- ting tension on the spring by manually rolling (he ma- chine hack. It slipped out of his hand, and in Ihe ensu- ing revolution, struck him in the side of liis neck, sever- ing (he artery. Coaches Collins and Lee VanSickle were on duty in Hie ilrcssing rooms nearby. One of (he boys, who was with Van Slyke', notified (he coaches. Collins held his (in- gcr on the artery while Van Sickle applied cold packs. lie was carrieil to Champ Traylor Memorial Hospital where he was hospitalized anil given a blood transfu- sion. "All of the boys were In an unauthorized area at the lime ot the Prin- cipal E, W. Fills said. "We are grateful lhat Ihe acci- dent was handled so eltici- ciciillv." II. S. Van Slyke notified Fills at 4 p.m. Ibat Ihe con- dition of his son was satis- factory. Trustees Reject Field House Bids A low bid of on the proposed field house ...for Victoria Higli School was rejected by the Victoria 7-county area slre'tching Independent School District's Board of. Trustees ever has been atempted out- side a large metropolitan area before, and certainly not miles from east to west and 751 Wednesday, miles from north to south, _ The bid, by Construction Co. of Port Lavaca, a total population of only aboutiwas about above the estimated cost the persons, he- lenging the board to recognize; the fact that "we are by no! means certain that it can be done." Concern Quotient The program has been laid rn I PPIISS I J.O Told Barry out, he reiterated, by a "group1 'Will of persons with social concern; now, he said, is the time lo testi Polls, presidential primaries tha( the ease was not continued until after the presenl term is slaled to be concluded. ing medical facility office, the better off Ihe [the "concern quotient" of thoiantl the "press can and have if. is. Ask yourself: How full board Valley, has added still anolherjinuch do you really know and runs from the fourth Monday'; V8 ,n'ralcu' ,a of November until the fourth1 and A'lc, R'? Grande-Pllbl c Monday in April thus ValleV' has artrtpd stl11 ility out of its own revenues, Administrator Dorotby Swick- heimcr announced Wednesday. the agriculture commissioner's Shivers. 46, resigned as di- indeed of thisjDecn rigged against him, but in the flooring, the offices and the V-county Scn- .B.arrV Goldwatcr of Arizo- the air-conditioning facilities of Trustees authorized school administration officials to ne- gotiate the contract with the Port Lavaca firm and to trim the total cost down to not more than Could Cut Costs Although the board made no specific proposals, it was indi- cated that costs could be cut na will win both the Republican the building. "Gray is being placed on trial I, "Facilities ape now available, rector of organization for the in this" capital offense t w comPlele hospital Farm Bureau, a position months prior to the court's pre-'Mrs' said. "Thejie had occupied for ihe past -----------------......................--------------iproper equipment and inslru- eight years, lo seek Ihe Dcm- Deau To Speak Fo Engineers jmenls have been placed in tbejocralic nomination as commis- Isurgery area for performancejsioner of agriculture in the May any dental procedure." j2 Democratic primary election. I Use of such facilities will be; During his tenure as slate or- Id. {determined by (he family den-lganizcr, Uie Farm Bureau Victoria wilh last Dl' Jch" McKctla, dean of list, she explained, basecfon from iwelfth p 1 a c in nnln h University of Texas' College family dentist's determination among state farm bureaus toward if C vet Engineering, will be the that a palienl will require bos-1 become the fourth largest in Ihf (hce PLAN> i principal speaker Thursday: pitalization for the work to It now has a membet- Hungerford expressed confi- nomination and the presidency dence that Ihe program can bo of the United States next Nov- carried to successful conclusion bel' mcmhcrs oi the Victo- -but perhaps nol within theina Teen-Age Republi- threc-year lime limit werB told ly set-by volunteer workers the various counties i Tlle speaker was GOP St. Rep. The board, representing ,of Dallas> of the service organizations in Airman of the Texas for- the city, Ihen endm-sort hicGotoyater campaign committee, The building will house t h e boys' physical educational fa- cilities at the high school, of- fices for the coaching staff and two classroooms which will be used for health courses. Trustees fell that a major re- duction in cost, in Ihe neigh- borhood of could be ac- if a concrete floor and the scene was the first ma-jcouid bo substituted for the 'lor meeting of the young GOP i to open on the following 3-to 5 p.m. on Sundays, Mon-'nra'fbanaiicr days and Fridays, and from 10, 'fjlc to 12 a.m. on_Wednesdays. jatfi-snn.m >.i Texlis Socicly o[ The purchased al al Engineers holds its an-, a cost of approximately .provides for complete services. :l hour will begin, "There is no limitation as to The candidate emphasized that the administration of the Texas Department of Agricul- jture is fully as important to city Navarro Kes- the type of dental proccdurcldwcllcrs as is lo farm fam- time person buys Page 'ne club which was organized last Today's Chuckle A yuuiifi wife, slrolling along a Manhattan street with her husband, sudden- ly (hreiv herself across (lie curb anil yelled: "Quick, ilnrling, Ro buy a car. I've found a parking space." and present sponsor of the acad- emy wJio most recently was ad- vonr yanccd to a fellow in the Na- _1_1 tional Sculpture Society. Paintings featured will be those by Texas artists mcmhers of (he academy. uted outstanding service to community during the pas I' Mrs. J. f-'elgcr in line to re- ceive Birthday congratulations loclay O. Aiislin explain- ing (hat it's possible to gel a bargain for live cents, especial- ly at the Post Office (lay Angcrslein home from school with the measles and sister Brcncla hoping to avoid same Aaron Wlelaml, making it known that he has plenty of arl- vancc tickets lo Our Lndy of I.ourdes Sausage supper Sun- day Mrs. Oscar Marck at Told Conflict With Soviet Near Climax composition type floor- Nearly All Taxpayers Will Profit Final Passage Due Next Week WASHINGTON (AP) Most :axpayers were assured more take-home pay starting early lexl month when Senate and House conferees wrapped up Wednesday a compromise agreement on the biggest tax- cut bill in the nation's history. The reduction, expected lo climb to SH.5 billion a year, will ease the Treasury's bite on businesses as well as individ- uals. However, there will ba some tightening of present reg- ulations which will mean higher taxes in some araes. Last Hurdle Ironing out of differences be- tween Senate and House version of the bill put the long-awaited measure over its last big hur- dle. It took the conferees only three days of voting lo whiz through their handful of major differences and nearly 200 minor and technical ones. Sen. Russell B. Long, floor manager of the bill in the Senate and a conferee, told newsmen, "I believe we have come up with a better bill than either the House or Senate passed." "In other words, we discarded the worst things from both Long said. By Next Wednesday Rep. Hale Boggs of Louisiana, the House Democratic whip, said he expects the House to pass Ihe bill next Tuesday with no (rouble. Long said he expecls the Senate to act the same day or on Wednesday, without "any considerable send- ing the bill to the While House. President Johnson will prob- ably sign the bill shortly after March i, Long said, and lax- payers will feel Ihe first effects in their paychecks received aft- er about March 12. This will come in reducing the withhold- ing rate from 18 per cent to 14 per cent of income; this rate is based on listing no persona! ex- emptions with the employer and varies with Ihe number listed. ing called for in the contract. To Add Flooring President John Stormonl Jr., They agreed thai if (ho con who presided, said the organiza- tion was formed in November, 1963, and now has 24 members. Individual Tax Rates The heart of Ihe bill is the cut in individual lax rales, which .the Treasury eslimates will crete should prove unsatisfac-i range from 14 per cent to 70 per lory, the wood flooring could be cent instead of the present 20 added nl some latev date. Only tour contracting firms 'ere D. W. Marshall Con- Tavnavors in inujoy !n (f lEonil 4an Women's Club I (i258-983.'' benefit from a new liberalized (See BIDS, Page 9) DANGER SLIGHT home doing well after recent surgery Jcie Otvcns in town! from Jackson County and drink ing coffee with fricnds. Viclor McC'ormick in from NUT-! Eery, especially for his inorn- The Rev. .lolm H. Newton, Dave Lack and Fred Slockbauer have been re-appointed lo two- year terms on trie boiird of man- agers of Citizens Memorial Hos- pital by Victoria County Com- missioners Court. The riev. Dr. Newton also been rc-elncted as chairman of the board, Other officers, al- so re-elected, arc Lack as vice- chairman, Morris T. Khatluck as secretary and John Killough as treasurer. Shatlnck, Killoiigh ami Harry Maddin are hold-over mcmhers of Ihe fi-man board with more year to serve. 12 FFA Chapters receiving word from son Jimmy now stationed al Fort Polk, La., in the Army Dr. Kdwanl Elilert heading for Ihe office und refusing to complain about the ership and Americanism in To- weather Lee Garcln busy day's Youth. (n Iho field preparing for .spring planting Mrs. Cecil knee deep in remodeling. The 12 diaplcr.s of Ihe La Bahia District of Ihe Future Farmers of America will hold ing paper Airs. Lulu Arngc their annual banquet Thursday at p.m. at Uie Victoria High School Cafeteria. State Rep. H. Cory will speak on "The Revival of Load The highlight of the banquet will be the, election of the dis- trict sweetheart. Ily MARILYN W.WIM Advocate Women Editor An incredible paradox to strengthen n country sworn to bury the United States was ex- plained and illustrated by Dr. Walter H. Judtl, veteran con- gressman and former mission- ary lo China, in an address to 220 members of The Executives Dinner Club Wednesday at the Sun Valley Country Club. The lecturer developed (ho sludy "The W.oi'ld Conflict Moves lo a Climax" asserting lhat "we will have destruction by default or salvation by re- birth in (lie next few yours" if we do not follow a more deci- sive line of action in govern- ment and foreign affairs. A member of the foreign af- fairs committee for many years in Washington, Dr. Judd, who served (lie Fifth Minnesota Dis- Iricl for 20 years, outlined frus- trating vacillation and policies of appeasement to the Commu- nists that even confuse our al- lies. He described the lest ban Ireaty that the United Stales agreed lo, lhat froze the U. S, whore we were behind, bvil let the Russians continue under ground lesling where they were behind; an offer (o gn wilh Rus- sia (o Ihe. moon, and an offer to sell Russia grain. Accom- panied with tlie offer (o sel! them grain was the Russian order to stop American soldiers from crossing Ihe German Auto- bahn. The appeasement and the haughty order against the U. S. soldiers was used as propagan- da to prove to other countries of the world that even America (Sec SOViET, Page 0) Some -50 high school students attended the dinner, on thc project The Other payrng each for the privilege.ithreew -J- Morgan, who spoke earlier m1 the day lo (he Vicloria County Republican Women's Club, told the group that public polls are unreliable because "t hey are bought and paid for." lie did not name any polls, bul replied that "it's no good either" when an adult member of the audi- ence asked about reliabih'ly of Ihe Gallup Poll. Emphasizing his point, Mor- gan said that "if I went out lo a poll here tonight, I'd know pretty well who lo talk o." Concerning primaries, Mor- jan said opponents of Goldwa- ter havn loaded (he New Hamp- (See C10P, Page 9) present 20 per cent to 91 per cent. The average cut is estimated at 19 to 20 per cent. WOUU) CONFLICT TOPIC Dr. Wafttr veteran congressman from Ihe Fifth Minnesota District for 20 years, missionary to China, physician and siirgeon, addressed the Executives' Dinner Club nt the Sun Valley Country Club Wednesday on the topic "The World Conflict Moves to a Cli- max." Dr. Judd is shown with Dr. John Stormonl. (left) who introduced the speaker and U. D. Smith Jr., secretary of the club. standard deduction. Physician Offers Advice In Meningitis Situation In connection with the recentjfrom mouth and nose, either by ..j j.-.u _, case and death of a child conlact or agnoscd as meningoccocal causative organism is read- ingitis, Dr. Roy G. Redd, di- ily killed by chilling or drving. THE WEATHER Clear to partly cloudy Thurs- day and Friday turning colder Thursday afternoon and night. East lo southeast winds at 8 to rector of the Victoria County by chilling or drying. "There is no known 'shot' as 18 m.p.h. shifting to northerly lwas a student at Juan Linn Health Urn Wednesday issued a preventive to this disease, a statement for "the benefit Mothers whose children were in concerned parenls and contac[ this case uercd physicians. (possibly gain some peace of Thc dealh was that of 10-year- mind if the children are taken old Martin At. Guajardo, son al-to the family physician for the. Mr. and Mrs, Guadaliipe Gua-iadministration by mouth of a jardo, last Friday. The School. at 15 lo 25 m.p.h. ThursdayjSchc afternoon and decreasing to 8 In to 18 m.p.h. Friday. Expected Thursday temperatures: Low '12, high 65. South Central Texas: Partly cloudy and colder Thursday. Fair Thursday night and Fri- day. High Thursday 58-74. Temperatures W e d n e sday: Low ,19, high 63. Tides (Port Lavaca-Port O'Connor High at a.m. Thursday. Low at a.m. Friday. Barometric pressure at sea level: 30.05. Sunset Thursday: Sun- rise Friday: This Information based on data Uio U.S. Weather Bureau Victoria Oiflca. his statement, Dr. Reed said: "The culture on this case has not yet been completed but all deems necessary, since this from of chcmoprophylaxis is Ihe one of choice used lo reduce spread of this disease and clear up carriers. It Is believed that the susceptibility to an actual signs, symptoms and present la-lease ls sl'Shl; however, the boratory findings indicate thc'younscr aSe groups are more diagnosis is correct. (susceptible. "There are a number of "The time required for an ex- rusos and bacteria which may] person to develop men- cause meningitis which is varies from two lo to infectious. This one case in ques-jdays. By the time this article (ion is the only case of Ihe in- 's printed the time elapsed since fectious type meningitis which afiy Juan Linn pupil a school has been reported to Ihe have been exposed will this school year. Those cases may occur in epi- demics, or sporadically, as it is hoped this one has. "The infectious type is trans- milted usually by droplet spread have been about seven days, and Sunday will be the 10th day. In view of this, and what Is known about this type meningi- tis, I and many of the physl- (Scc PHYSICIAN. 9) ;