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   Advocate (Newspaper) - February 23, 1964, Victoria, Texas                                Call for Foreign Aid Cuts Expected From LBJ WASHINGTON (AP) -President Johnson Is cx-pccled lo recommend soon that foreign aid be cut long has such an examination, arguing it is essential to asking authorization for a program for the year starting Humphrey said. He added that Johnson Is trying 'to tailor the said. The amendment called for the creation of three- to the President appoint a 14- or 15-member foreign aid advisory committee, aid program will win public support "unless specific information is and to assure that benefits of the programs reach the people. in scope and thai its program from much as possible to commutes lo of whose said the admin- fectiveness bo checked on by message, criticisms voiced the effectiveness like last year's suggested the count ry-by-counlry Hubert If. will call also Senate and House aid programs by retired committees" iiad uroppeo con- Sen. John Sherman assistant the number of when Congress cut areas of the D. Clay, would of plans to break R-Ky., said Saturday from Minnesota, which have foreign as Latin America, from the general The program in the foreign aid program has received personal a separate interview foreign aid from billion East, Southeast is designed separate military as-- iiirance from the President of his decision to create too, has been told the President has accepted the assistance that goes to billion. "Needless fo say I Africa. It would call for a detailed review of the advisory committee would, in turn, set up economic from the foreign aid package authorization. number of committees to make on-tho-spot checks of how American money is idea in principle. Humphrey added that the President will President plans to eliminate some countries entirely and eliminate over the President's assurances that the aim of my amendment, which in the 15 to 20 countries receiving half of the total economic public dominated committees lo "evaluate the program in specific The recipient country is employing maximum he said emphasis will be shifted to more multilateral aid with other coun- ing spent abroad and how effective it is as a cold war and other Ideas for changes in a message to Congress, probably foreign aid missions in others and make a subsfan-iia) reduction in foreign adopted by a 79-1 vote, will be put inlo effect by the Cooper calling at the White House at Johnson's invitation, counlries." Cooper told the President he does not believa t h Each country receiving aid is undertaking economic reforms necessary sharing a greater part of the burden of providing assistance to underdeveloped nations. THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 118th 289 TELEPHONE HI B-H81 VICTORIA, TEXAS, SUNDAY, FEBRUARY EltabUshcd 40 Pages STOCK SHOW Breeding Cattle Division Hiked The breeding callle division of the annual Victoria Livestock Show promises to be larger than the past four shows combined, reports Lewis W. Watson Jr., show superintendent. Nineteen breeders have entered over 90 head in the various breed classes to date, he said. "Our show March 13-19 will-t-------------------- break all previous records for exhibits, bolh commercial and Ihe official said. "It will have some of Ihe finest youth projects ever exhibited in our area." Watson reported that 131 fat lambs, 81 barrows and 26 sleers have been entered by FFA and 4-H members. The lolat num- ber of entries is 238 lo date, as compared with 117 last year in the junior livestock divisions. Quality Belter Watson said over-all qualily of entries will be better, that only the best livestock will be passed by the sifling committee and more young people have shown a desire to exhibit here. "In our breeding classes, show visitors will be fortunate this year lo see animals which have won fame in the larger ex- Watson said. "Also, many of the animals exhibited last year will be back." With Ihe exception of youth exhibits, all animals entered in breeding catlle classes will be registered. List of Entries Breeders indicating they will exhibit include: Suspects In Burglary Jailed Here A suspect in a Corpus Christ- package store burglary thai netted a quantity of liquor valued at was arrested a a local residence Saturday af iernoon. Two other suspects in the same burglary were arrest ed Saturday morning in He fugio County. Arrested here on a warran forwarded by Corpus Christiof ficers was Robert Shaw, 17, o Corpus Christi, identified as a former Victoria resident. Shaw's brother, William F Shaw, and a 16-year-old youth were arrested Saturday morn ing white sleeping in a car tha had broken down 10 miles nortl of Refugio on Highway 77. Four cases of whiskey a n i a case of beer were found in tb car and another case of drink was later located in an aban doned house at Corpus Christi Brahman -Koontz Ranch ,0 Li CoiUro r f'cn.' Inspector Billy Liddell ford; LSU s show herd, Baton; Rouge, La.; Starwell Recovered Houston; J. Carter three arrests were trig Cuero; U-8 Ranch, Center; bv earllDr of thre Hanch, Houston and Wilburn by Lutde Gibbs, Hunlsvillc. and fnspector Roy Briggs at the Red' Angus -'Owen Grande-Bridge intersection Inez. Angus W. M. Murphy Jr., Victoria; John Crawford, Vic- toria; Largarto Valley Ranch, Corpus Christi and Willard King Cnitle Refugio. Hereford Charlie Moscn- Iclli, Victoria; O'Connor Bros., (See SHOW, Page 8A) for liquor violations. While the three were being questioned Robert Shaw, who was spotted standing by a car along with the trio, broke and ran through a used car lot and was able lo elude Liddell who chased him on foot for half a block. llilcbliikcil liictc During further investigation (AP Photo) AZORES QUAKE REFUGEES A mother com- forts her child while her companion awaits help from relief workers. They are among hundreds evacuted from the island of Sao Jorge after re- pealed waves of earthquakes crumbled the island's main town of Velas. U.S. servicemen aided Portu- guese officials in providing relief to the islanders. Americans Aid Victims Of Azores Earthquakes ANGRA DO HEROISMO.iforces, Azores, the Rev. Azores (AP) American mili-JBenjamin vShinn and Chaplain lary and civilian personnel at JO st Lt.) Kennon Morris pre the U.S. Air Force base al La-jsenled Portuguese relief author jes donated thousands of poundsjities at Angra, also on Terceira of food and clothing Saturdayjwith about pounds of fooc for Ihe homeless people of and 800 pounds of clothes, quake-ruptured The chaplains announced al ing The chief chaplain of U. S. Millions Captured Mexican Envoy Among Suspects NEW YORK ties said Saturday a trap laid by Canadian police led to the ar- rest here of the Mexican ambas- sador to Bolivia and two other men and seizure of millions of dollars worth of smuggled her- oin. Estimates of the retail value of the contraband ranged from million to million at United States prices and to million in Canada, where nar- cotics are scarcer. Cosa Noslra Link A federal narcotics official said the smuggling ring had a "definite link with the Cosa the name applied to Ihe organized underworld. But he declined to elaborate. The heroin was smuggled into Canada and the Unites States rom Die Middle East via ranee. The haul was one of ne largest ever of its type more than 134 pounds. Canadian police found the her- in in four suitcases in lockers n a Montreal railway station ut, instead of arresting the lan who checked them, workec ut this strategem: They witched all but two pounds o he narcotics with flour, leav the two pounds as addiliona U.S. Study Border Control Plan Lajes is on the neighbor- collection from base religiou island of Terccira. services would be conlribuled Ic the relief fund. The supplies were donated b> families of men attached to the U. S. Air Force base on thi northeast corner of Terceira. The 500th Air Refueling Wing Knife Suspect Freed on Bond Advociu cu-io imrcau at Sclfridge Air Force Base CUERO-A 35-year-old Cuero Mich., sent a message saying i woman charged in the knif ing, is willing lo contribute to the re of the teen-agers, it was learned i of a Texas Highway Patrolman [lief fund, a spokesman reported they had picked up Robert Shaw] Feb. IK has been released from On Sao Jorge itself, an earth at Ihe point where his car hadjDeWitt County jail on quake Friday inflicted mor broken down and Ihey had told bond. idamage to the wettern half o broken down and they had told them about the burglary of the Corpus Christ! store that oc- lax, ;uun; UKii Mrs. Bill Fran? planning to ave for Japan this week for ,_ leave for Japan a visit with her son, Handy Franz, and wife, stationed there Two of the Iccn-agcrs paid fines and were released from county jail will) the third also She is Mrs. Or a island and trave Sladc who, along with Lawrence Fxlwards, 27, was charged with .'is.sa1 Litlrtel and Briggs then noti- 24, Ladies Auxiliary, to Vet- eran's of Foreign Wars remind- ing all Auxiliary members of lhe Council meeting today at'" H P t Homo im S Cliss Highway Patrolman Fred Cle- Mrs. Avon Kollc in 'town' 'lomonls (lrovc lo thc sccnc anti the 16' advertise the Incx. Uilhcnuv Women's annual Oyster ol( a slccp.m "'C Cilr' beginning at S p.m. Friday. The luuor inspectors to murder after Highway high ways burst into wide cracks. i 'the cvact igain wa and th .idhway Patrol-! jhard hit. man Hugh Poage of Cuero Yoakuin is charged with attacking with knives Complete', their car for investigation. fhe latest Casual Gunman Flees., Stuffed With Greenbacks NEW IBERIA, La. A casual, unshaven bandit who stuffed warts of bills inlo every pocket, even up Ihe sleeves of his jacket, robbed a branch of Hie New Iberia National Bank Saturday. Bank officials said the money involved In Ihe noon holdup could not he im- mediately determined. No customers were in the Central Slrect branch when the man walked in with a snub nosed pistol in hand and demanded money. Mrs. W. Bouillion, one of Hie Iwo tellers, said lie stood at her counter as he packed the money away, thrusting one S500 package of S2I) bills into his bell. "He stuffed Ihe bills so loosely I thought he would leave a trail of she said, "but he didn't. He told the others, 'just go on with your work.' Before leaving the man asked a light for his ciga- rette. Manager Lcroy Lovas handed him a packet n! matches, but be demanded that Lovas strike a match and hold the flame. WHEAT FOR RUSSIA Wirtz Stalled in Bid To Halt Dock Uprising MIAMI BEACH, Fla, The labor leaders also de Secretary of Labor W. Willard manded that no such waivers b Wirtz scheduled a new meeting granted in the fulure on ship hiefs Vow Stronger Peace Ties PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) presidents of the United tates and Mexico pledged lemselves Saturday to build tronger bonds of peace and iendship between their cations nd in the world. They even agreed to a plan or heading off additional border "isputes such as those which ave plagued the two countries hrough the years and there ay be some changes along the Rio Grande. Two-Day Parley President Johnson and Presi- dent Adolfo Lopez Maleos vound up two days of confer- ences and issued a long, formal communique that emphasized tho strengthening of peace, friend- ship, the Alliance for Progress, the Organization of American States, trade and control of Il- legal traffic in drugs. There was no mention of American troubles with Cuba and Panama. American inform- on Sao! "is total also The woman, who was drivingicrackcd walls in Lagens on Pico the car, was filed on in Dairying is Sao Jorge's County Court on a charge industry and the main con- nng a p.m. ray. ______ __ n 1 to Refugio and took the Saturday. B r Hospit'al knd doing fine SUSPECTS, P.gc SlaJc are froi DeTar Hospital and doing ,1. B. Wilson in Hospital having undergone'" surgery remind ii family supper p.m. Monday at the Masonic Temple Mrs. Slella Moser busy with tome WMS circle work Miss Margery Jo Boyil present- ing some musical entertainment Mrs. Mainlc Louis of driving while intoxicated. Iccrn of the" islanders was the Edwards remained in jail late1 fate of their cows. Both he and Mrs.! Wind, rain and fog also con- >m Cucro. (Sec VICTIMS. Page 8A) 11 T i Charges Dallas Jury J Hammed Down Our Throat' DALLAS, Tex. dc- Summerville reluming horn clause charged Saturday that a after a visit here with thcmllrtlcr Jtlry lo lry Jnck Ruby Victoria] is being forced down their throats, although only Iwo panel members have been selected in the firsl week of his trial. "We are not picking a jury chief defense atlor Clarence Olivers College freshmen, Michael Wayne Moses, Gary Tongue and Danny Swohodn getting ac- quainted with the University of Texas as guests of John Robcrls Mrs. H, L. Purser back from Waco where she was will, her daughter, Mrs. Jimmy Diaz of Connally AFB, following tin automobile accident. Mrs. Diaz is now home bul due for some faclnl surgery soon 52, moved out of Dallas. Belli renewed this plea in vain, point- ing to Phillips' admitted bias, and declaring: for the same reason during the special Saturday trial session, and four more were dismissed because Ihey opposed capital "We have (he burden of on our side. Cannot your honorf In all, 48 prospective jurors sec from these conscientious ju rors (sic) that they are trying to tell us forced down our Belli's complaint came during Ihe examination of jury candi- date Albert C. Phillips, a build- ing materials employe, Ho ad- milted n fixed opinion on Ruby's Nina Sue Wndc hoping I h e NOV. 24 slaying of I.ce llnrvey papers in her purse will he Oswald, accused assassin of returned ami offering a John F. Kennedy, aflcr her purse was taken from1 defense repeatedly has Dunlap's Saturday morning. ..sought lo have the trial of Rnlpy, have been examined since lhe trial began last Monday. The only ones agreeable to bolh sides have been Max Causey, 35, and Allen W. McCoy, 39, lhe slaying of Oswald on Ihe both technical men with college ney Melvin Belli told Judge Joel The defense contends Dallas R. Brown. "We're having n jury is biased against Ruby because heels of Kennedy's assassina- tion tarnished the city's image. Belli described this during the day as "the aura of unfairness over the case." Judge Brown eventually ex- cused Phillips from the jury be- cause of his opinion, which he degrees. Despite the slow progress of lhe trial, local interest in it has risen steadily, with spectators forming long lines as they soughl admission. Ruby seemed tense as lhe firsl week of trial ended. He was not asked to slate, Kivcjwas pale and from lime to time other prospects wcie excused I (See BELLI, Page 8A) 'iclence if the trail led to as-Delates of the man. Found Suitcase They said the man took the uitcases to New York, where icy were found in Pennsylvania tation lockers, still with the wo pounds of heroin. Tracing f his contacts here led to his rresl and that of the two other nen. The arrested men, charged vith conspiring to violate United fates narcotics laws, appeared n federal court and were or-lered held in bail each ending a hearings The Justice Department in Vashinglon identified them as: Salvador Pardo Bolland, 55, Mexican ambassador to Bolivia. Ministry Kmjiloye Juan Aritizi, about 60, cm Dloyed by the Uruguyan Foreign Ministry in Montevideo, Uru (However, a Uruguayan [overnment representative saic had resigned.) Rene Bruchon 50, a French from Marseille, who was Reported from Ihe United Stales n 1949. If convicted, each could be sentenced to 20 years in prison and be fined U. S. Ally. Gen. Robert F Kennedy said the seized narcot cs had a value of million at current underworld rales in the United Slates. Ho said the (See DOPE, Page labor officials Saturday ight in an effort to settle the eadlocked negotiations over a ongshoreman's boycott of U.S. vheat shipments to Russia. Wirtz canceled plans to return o Washington for the Ihird time! o resume the talks with mari-ime union leaders. A spokesman for Wirtz said he negotiations so far had been 'unable to produce an agreement." Earlier, the talks had broken off with no plans lo resume Ihem. Then Wirtz announced lis last-minule change of plans. The unions are demanding that the government revoke waivers granted to Continental Grain Co. allowing it to ship only 38 per cent of a one million ton wheat sale in American Continental sale of whea mdcr an export license grantee >y the Commerce Department s worth about million. Future grain shipments to Russia may eventually total million, but the longshoremen's Doycoll could prevenl it from ever leaving American docks. Only a small amount of the grain had been shipped by Continental before the boycott be-The first shipload arrived in Odessa Friday. Wirtz postponed leaving here for Washington several times as the marathon negotiations lo end the boycott said these played a minor role in the conferences. But Lopez Mateos tossed off a surprise suggestion at a news conference that, "It is lo the United Nations to which the United States should turn to find a solution of its problems with Cuba." Cuba Out of OAS He said Cuba has been ousted from the OAS, The United Stales position is that only the Castro regime, and not the Cuban state, is out cf the OAS. There was no indication that Johnson and his administration intend to turn to the united Nations at this point when the OAS already is wrestling with the Cuban situation. The Mexican president also said he thought the case of Panamanian American PLAN', Page. 8A) (oast to the iron curtate: "May it rust in Mexi< At Fiesta Sv LAREDO, Tex. Gov. John Connally and two Mexican governors exchangee embraces at the boundary he-Mexico Saturday in a giant fies-la celebrating George Washing-on's birthday. Connally pulled his right arm encased in a cast, out of a slinf to give Gov. Praxedis Balboa of Tamnulipas slate and Gov Jduardo Livas Villarreal o Leon state lhe traditiona Mexican abrazo, preceded am ollowcri by an Governors Abrazos march side by side with American troops. Parade officials called on Texas Supreme Court Justice Clyde E. Smith to serve as one of the three parade judges. Connally will he honored as I Mr. South Texas at the annua i President's luncheon at Laredo [Air Force Base Sunday. A bull fight and exhibitions of horse imanship in Nuevo Laredo wil close out the celebration, which began Thursday. Cold Front Due in Texas Hi1 THE ASSOCIATED TRESS Another cold front moved toward Texas Saturday, promising light snow for the Panhandle and South Plains and drizzling rain in East Texas. The northern half of Texas will be colder Sunday, the Weather Bureau said. Temperatures sank to 13 degrees at dawn Saturday in Alpine. Southerly winds gradually increased, meaning the state would have a little warmer night before the new surge ol cold, wet air City Bonds At Traffic will he interrupted on the following s I reels ilur-inp the conlint? week, rtuc WEATHER work on the city's paving anil drainage bond program: Ben Jordan: Closed from Highway 50 lo Red River nml from Juan Linn Street lo Highway 59. The follow- ing streets also will be closet! at (heir intersections with Ben Jordan: San An- (nnio, Naviriad, Guadnlupc, Colorado, Brazos, Trinity anil Sabinc. Crcstwooil: Closed from Laurent lo Hirrcll. Blufi.onnet: Closed from Mcsquiic lo C r e s I w o n rt. Mistletoe anil Anaqua also closed at Bliiehonncl. Miller: Closed from Lau- rent to Jeeker. Levy: Closed at Killer Street. Lone Tree: Ben Wilson Intersection will be closed, as will the Hen Jordan Intersection In diy.ime only. except those over the Panhan- dle and lower coast. Cloudiness was expected (o increase during the night. Temperatures were moderate Saturday, usually in the upper 40s or 50s. Deputy Accepts Freeporl Job G. A. McEnlire, who joined Ihe Victoria County sheriff's de- partment as an office deputy on Feb. 10 resigned Saturday to take employment at an indus- trial plant in Frecport. Sheriff M. W. Marshall said McEntire was taking a job pay- ing o month more than the sheriff's office position. McEnlire, a native of Whar ton, came lo Victoria from Beaumont where he served years as a police sergeant. Connally, however, had to use us left hand for the handshake. He has had his right arm in a cast since last Nov. 22 when le was wounded by the sniper who killed President John F. Kennedy. The governors and dignitaries iom both sides of the Rio Grande met in the middle of he International Bridge between Tex., and Nevo Larerlo, Mexico, in a ceremony symbo- izing thc friendship between lhe two countries. The two-hour grand Interna- tional Parade followed meeting. Govs. Connally, Balboa and Livas Villarreal rode together on thc rear of a convertible and waved at a crowd police esti mated al more than More than persons from thc two Lareclos and 130 entries participated in the parade. Clear lo parlly cloudy and a little warmer Sunday. Partly cloudy lo cloudy Sunday night and Monday, and turning colder again Sunday night, Variable, mostly southeasterly winds at 8 to 18 m.p.h. Sunday, shifting to northerly at 15 lo 25 m.p.h. Sun- day night. Expected Sunday temperatures: Low 36, high 60. South Central Texas: Clear to partly cloudy Sunday. Increas- ing cloudiness and turning cold- er Sunday night and Monday. High Sunday 55-65. Temperatures Saturday: Low lhe 30, hifi'h 53. Tides (Port Army crossed units from Mexico the Rio Grande to Lavaca-Port O'Connor Lows at a.m. and p.m. Highs at p.m. and p.m. Barometric pressure at sea level: 30.25. Sunset Sunday: Sunrise Monday: Thlj Information baled on data from tho U.S. Weathtr Buieiu Victoria Otllea. (Set Wtilhtt Xljtirhut, 14) t.   

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