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Advocate (Newspaper) - February 28, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 118th 294 TELEPHONE HI 8-HJl VICTORIA, TEXAS, FRIDAY. FEBRUARY, 28, 1964 Established 1819 GBRA To VTAJiin A U C C JV pl.esidentia, Early Suit Action Directors Warned of New Delay Group Eyes Federal Plan By HOY GItlMLCS Advocate Staff Writer SEGUIN Directors of the GOOD CREDIT LOST Vicloria and three area Cuero, Port Lavaea and Edna, all lost five per cenl of their good fire record credit in a re- 3orl filed Thursday in Austin, The Advocate Austin Bureau re Rights Appeal MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) Lyndon B. Johnson publicly opened his presidential cam- paign Thursday night with a strong stand in the South for civil righls-and a hand-shaking tour (hat showed he was ready and eager for the campaign. Johnson swept in to address fund-raising din- ner. On the way, he grasped at Florida's 14 electoral voles, _., which fell to Republicans in Ihe City Manager John Lee, who last three presidential elections attended a special meeting in Austin on this subject several mm was me jirst fuil- montlis ago, also said that Tex- dress political speech he has Fire Insurance Rate Hike Due Liireciors 01 uie MUMIM mnudu ru- Guadalupc-Blanco River Author-jriortcci> cily officials here ity voted unanimously Thurs- are not completely happy with day to seek final adjudication !hc slate's method of calculal- as Municipal League is inter- ested in seeing the state make gotten off since becoming pres- ident three months ago day to seek final adjudication of their rights to all water pro- duced by Canyon Dam reservoir by pressing for immediate trial of law suits attacking those some changes. Righl at the start Johnson Contacted al his home, Lee fired at Republicans: "Today declined to comment on specific the Democratic party welcomes poinls "because I'm sorl of cold all challengers." t ire Chief Casey Jones said on Uie but added that And in a slate where racial U hjhe plans lo confer wilh Chief issues are important, al least in ing insured losses. our figures" when told (hat Jones and Fire Marshall George rights by the San Antonio Commissioner A, Sirmon ab Water Board N' Nulls showed Vic- cenl loss in li The action was taken at insurat northern areas, the President meeting in Seguin attended by all nine GBRA directors, and the agenda included a full dis- cussion of the new Texas Basin Projects report from the U. S. Bureau of Reclamation which is being sternly opposed by GBHA spokesmen. Viclor A. Bouldin of Houston, GBRA general counsel, told the directors lhal he saw no reason for any further delay in press-! ing for (rial and final adjudica- tion of two suits pending from (he San Antonio City Water Board since 195G, "There is nothing lo be gained by further Bouldin said. "We are at the point where impoundment of waler is about lo begin behind Canyon Dam, and lime has be- gun to run againsl us in Ihe matter of our conlracl pay- ments for maintenance and operation of the reservoir. We need now to remove any po- tential cloud againsl our title Lapham asked for to fire the gun "and C. 0. Chandler, superintendent! of the Victoria -School District. Thomas L. VUJ.cll is chairman of Ihe Boy of the Chi 111 taken to (lie hospital in Duckctt ambulance. Efforts to save her life from the severe head injury she suffered proved is chairman of Ihe Boy of the Monll, project for Ihe Exchonge Club. An Exchange Club committee annually picks a boy from each of the three local high schools on the basis of their religions She became Victoria's second traffic victim of 1DS-I. A tour- year-olct boy was killed Jan. 25 Two former Victorians, o n the 2-100 block of Mumphord. make certain tests." Long Session This was protested by Cheat- ham, and Judge Kelly lold Lap- ham he wanted (he defendant to have every reasonable defense at his disposal but added that he was "not inclined lo go along" with irrevelant tactics "which would just delay t h e on 10 years probation for swind- of the car which struckjcase. ling, were cnarged Thursday n Vs lrvin sPeaking forcefully, Lapham with theft of six head of whose husband is the (old Judge Kelly he had been Feb. 4 from the Joe J. Taalia-i Tce ?f "trying lo get the gun" for good citizenship and leadership qualities. A fve-man committee will choose one of the youths as "Boy of the Year" in Victoria, compete That winner lar session of the Texas Legisla- He stopped at a reception fai- lure meets nexl January, re- a Miami Beach branch of the! gardless of Die outcome to (he President's Club-a collection of against other local qualifiers for the stale-wide title. Winters is a two-year mem- Feb. 4 from the Joe J. of "trying lo get the gun" property off Ihe "f God and that "I would be 1 N; DeP" jremiss in my duly" if he left Mrs. Choice lold Lt. Tomianv avenue of defense unex- Mission Valley Road. Arrested in Waco and n did not Democratic supporters rounded up first by Kennedy (o donate the Friday morning Johnson will take off at a.m. for Wash- ington, presidential press secre- tary Pierre Salinger said. But no one was telling from where lie would take off. In his Miami Beach text, Johnson once more embraced the programs of Kennedy and even some of (hose of Franklin D. Roosevelt. ciety, and the honor roll al Ihe high school, and currently has a B plus average. Winters' other activities In- clude basketball and track, a boy scout tor three years, member of (he Student Council (or six years, membership in the Junior Historians, Key Club and DeMolays; a participant in (See BOY, Page 7) TWO Dl VISIONS 4-H Clubs' Share-Fun Contest Ribbons Givenj finally ruled that the counsel could agree you want to jusl so j' i aa vuu re here for court at girl was wearing a dark shirt 10 am tomorrow" "vis the accident Tamped With I Obviously nettled, Lapham lirls mother told away from the bench Winters is a Iwo-year mem- HI i lcvls ber of National Honor i cietv. and the honor roll al .cot ln Vlcto: The girl's ria in May of tasl year of ncdy" that" Shirley" Jane paced KelTv executor of Navarro from the fam-gaveL thetng sessbn to iNavarro irom the lar ale and placed on probation; ny m get a soft drink. tor 10 years. As part of the pm-: The accident occurred almost Lapham then told baton he was ordered to make in mid-block. When ,L .1, see just _.__ to Ihe gun, indica- ,n niiu-uiocK. vvnen arnbuiancC'he w reslilution of he was.aticnHants the oirl im L, A ,u- j convicled of spending ly from his mother's' estate. the gun had been tampered Sheriff M. W. Marshall saidithat she might have been hilj Asked he Jumble" A skil entitled by the Giindaliipe Welker, Hoover Said 'Hecovering NEW YORK (AP) Former! ALL President Herbert Hoover, RO, was on the road lo recovery Thursday from his Ihird serious illness in the past two years. Doctors said he was able to sit up in bed for solid food, i Hoover became seriously ill Sunday with a respiratory infec- tion associates called it pneu- Raines and Jackson (re.sled iu Waco by officers of said. the Waco sheriff's office, I he: Mrs. Choice was it's his Eu'n" Paul Valley, Okla., sheriff's of-jnorth on Navarro when the Gray at his side md'Catlng (Sec THEFT, I'agc 'child was struck. AREA SATURDAY County Band Students Begin Contest Today fuiLiuii; ay uiu ULIEKiaiUpe VYC1I Club captured first place in thclKno.i senior division of the Victoria) Judy County -1-H Share-thc-Fun Con- test held Thursday night al Crain Junior High School. Our Lady of Victory's Club look first place in the junior division with "Aladdin and His Seven Wishes." Approximately 65 4-H Club will lake parl in Ihe District 10 blue ribbons Victorians may make rcserva- uisirici 10 ions unlil 12 noon Friday foriconlcst for April 25.1 he annual YMCA dinner to be No were "warded, al- _ t ...n _ m innilrtn fn-cl cnrinnrl o-J The Bloominglon Club intestinal tract and itona High, Joe 1 lured second place and Ihe Jllne sllffered anemia from in-j The contests arc part of Floyd Mch Stanly Club took third in bleeding. annual program of music senior division. !---------------..........--------------------petition sponsored by Ihe Uni- Herc arc the s -IIIIVII ajJUIIoUl HI lilt, 11" i- .n-iiunio Interscholastic compete Saturday: Guadalupe Club was second and the Stanly Club third. All of the "Do you want to eslablish lhal it could not have fired the fatal Lapham was asked. Higorous Questioning He replied that he did not seek to do so. Lapham was then asked what [he sought to prove through test- firing and examination of the gun which the state had in- troduced as its Exhibit No. 1 land identified as the death excellent, good, "Well, we don't Lap- (See T1UAL. Page 8) TI-ITT WT? A i! w" vsiuty MIC J- I 111 11.1, fill Ul members parlicipaled in the 21 18 entries in the junior division Binning clubs were awarded red, while orj PAHIS, Tex. bodies will laKe nail in niciripi in hhm _ ,__ __ held at p.m. Tuesday in the Trinity Episcopal Churcli Parish Hall. 'Y' officials are expected to make nn important announce- ment at (he meeting of interest lo the community. Guest speak- er will be Jack Dale of the Division of Civic Affairs of Transcontinental Gas Pipeline Co. of Houston. Reservations, which were running over 110 Thursday, may be mndc by calling the 'Y' of- fice at Hf 5-5361. Ihough first, second and Ihird place ribbons were awarded in both Ihe senior ancl junior Ai- visions. Skits were judged on talent, showmanship, audience reception, costumes and ap- propriateness lo 4-H work. Members of the cast of the winning Guadnliipe Club in the senior division were Gail Scliil- liab, Edith Johnson, Judy Smaj- stria, Allen Smajstrla, Dale Wischkacmper, Dennis Pozzl and Joseph Mllschcrling. The casl of "Alnddln and His Seven Wishes" included Pauline The judges, using a point sys- tem, awarded blue ribbons for entries earning 01-100 poinls, red ribbons for 81-00 poinls, and while ribbons for 71-80-poinls. Here is how the other clubs fared in the junior division, along with the name of the skit. Stanly, "All Around The blue ribbon; Inez, "Fire white rib of a boy, 12, and his dog were found'Thursday, partially buried in a tar pit al an abandoned city dump ground. Billy Wayne Miller, son of Mr and Mrs. James Oliver Miller, hnd been missing a week from his home a half mile Irom the pit. {Sail A tip from another hoy, IS.iunli led to the discovery. lal i The Miller hoy apparently had O'Connor, "Too Many Cigaret- blue ribbon; Gtiadalupo. "The Auction second Judging will begin al 6 p m Bay cily' Bloomington, Aran- lo 20 m.p.h, diminishing Friday al Victoria High Aransas Coun tyinight and Saturday. E> with students from V i c t o r i K' Crockctt temperatures: L High, Patli Welder and Crain of Layaca, high 68. Junior High, and Campo Junior II i R h South Central Texas: and Sheridan competing. Judg- "'fih ay and Saturday, cs will >e Brycc Taylor and Lollla. Victoria High, Indus- Friday. Warmer Saturdaj Hoy Norton of Alice, Ken Turn- !rial ofJandcrbilt, Louise, Norn1- Friday 47-57. cr of Sun Antonio, Eddie Gal-tclm' Patocios, Pawnee, Pcttusj Temperatures Thursday: van of Corpus Christi and shlncr- Skidmore and 39 high 61 Hodd of Lake Jackson. TKlchaven. Precipitation Thursday: Competition will beaii c Cram Jun-jmch. Total for year lo _ _ nit- i LIU luiuui uuy tuny IHHI niinuiiii, niia. verna Loving- o wandered Ihrough the area aniljton, Dr, Frank Phillips and La- Heovll Sonn. rid ribhnn- stumped into the lar ancllFalco Robinson, all of Austin, .01 date, S p.m. The ncldition-jjone; o'fB'ceviiic, "cSholin ofio'Counor LOWS ai MI'C v Port Travis Ju n ior'.a.m. and p.m. Highs al Mis. Veina Covmg-IIifin of Port Lavac oalhoiin p.m. Friday a.m. I ,fl- f J____1 w _ i fi_.i. couldn't gat loose. Cily workmen dumped the tar there in late De- cember and the sun apparently i aim njc biui uuuiiiuuiiy place; 0 Connor, "Rylhm Is Myimcllwl it. The lar formed a pool (See CLUBS, Page g) feet wide. pus Christi. Cadel Band of Port East Bernard, El Campo, Goli-l Barometric pressure at sea ad, Halletlsvillc, Rcfugio, Refu- level r .gio Junior High, Yorktown, She- Sunset Friday Sunrise Iridnn, Wharton Junior High, w ,1 r Vr i Kltsi Bernard, El Campo, Goli- Baromclr c pr Bob Wyle of Aldmc and Nellie Hallettsvillc, Rcfug o, Refu- levelr rhrkl? e-io Yorktown, She- Sunset Friday iiuuii, iiiiciiiun uiiiuur n i i; n, Soloists and ensembles nrc'wlinnou, Woodsboro, Yoakum judged against a standard of i and Yoakum Junior High. Saturday Tlui Ituurinauon based on data irom the U.S. WcitbM Bureau Vicloria OIllo. ;