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Advocate (Newspaper) - March 4, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 118lh 299 TELEPHONE GOP Eyes Special Session Bid Hcdislricting Feud Grows AUSTIN f officials drew up n federal courl motion Tuesday they hope will put off mandatory congressional rcdis- tricting until after (he elec- tions. Meanwhile, Republican politi- cal candidates and others tried lo force Gov. John Coimally into] calling a special legislative sion for redistricling without Ihe federal court delay. The U.S. Supreme Courl ruled Monday lhat Texas' present congressional districts arc un- constitutional and discrimina- tory because rural voters have more representation than city dwellers. However, the court gave the state's Democratic ad- ministration until April I to ask the Houston federal court to ex- empt this year's elections from the lower court order lhat Texas must redistrict or all 23 con- gressmen would have to make! statewide races. Delay Motion Coimally, Aily. er Can- and Secretary of State Crawford Martin conferred by telephone several times. Cnrr and his staff reportedly spent mosl of Tuesday drafting a de- lay motion in preparation for a meeting of the state's big three Wednesday. One of the five Democratic' candidates for congressman-at-i large, Houston attorney Boh; Looney, asked the Houston court' Tuesday to put the mandatory redistriding order into effect Immediately. j Looney and Bill KilgarlinJ chairman of the Harris County' Democratic Executive Commit-! tee, made the immediate action request in a petition which seeks the Houston court's permission fo intervene in the original re- district case filed by five Hous- ton Republicans. Special Session Looney said acceptance of his motion would force Connally to call a special session either to; redistrict immediately "or set up ground rules for the election! of 23 congressmen-at-largo." .lack Crichton, Dallas. Tiepiib-i lican candidate for governor; Trice, Waco, Republican candidate for attorney general; Oeorge Bush, Republican candi- date for U. S. senator, and He- publican National Commiltce- man Albert Fay, Ilonsl all called for an immediate cial session for redistricling "It is a tragic situation when people of Texas arc forced lo underwrite partisan-inspired delay taclics to cxlend grossly unfair Fay said. Void Act "The tenure and compensa- tion of any congressmen elected under Ihis void act laws) would he highly question- Crichlon said. VICTORIA, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4, 1964 LIVESTOCK partici- pants in Jim livestock clinic Tuesday at Town Hall are pictured durint; the sessions attended by some 20 farm- ers and ranchmen. Left to arc County Agent D. B. McCombs, wild presided; James M inter of Houston, who spoke on liny; William V. Mil- (AilviuMlr I'hntol lor, head of rescwch and proclucl development with William Cooper and Nephews of Chicago, III., and Dr. H. G. Garrett, executive director of the Texas Animal Health Commis- sion, who spoke nn Ihc brucellosis law. Deadline For Filing i1 ViViliH'stlay midnight is the (h-iullinc for filing for n position on (lie1 Victoria In- (U'pi'iiilcMl Si'lmo] District s Bonnt (if Tnisls'rs, and an aitlhuril alive Miurce said Tuesday that a( leas I ttirco more cumlidalcs HIT exprcl- nt lo file before tin1 dead- line. Only f h r e p candidates 11 v f f i I ed sn f n r for th e three positions at stake in the April election. Tliey are iiu'iimlicnls Gra- dy Yarhrnugti iiinl C. M. in Positions H and 7, and Thomas .1. Tiglip, who is seeking Position .1, Thc latter position has been held fur tin; past ntne years by -liu- B. Milam, be chose not tn tun for rc- clci'lion Ibis time. Anyone wishing In file for a on Ihe sthnol hoard must do sn wilb VISI) Business Manager K of products, chnic m Town Dr. Garrett. whose depart- lo become certified free of (he i ment administers the state b.u- disease once completed Cattle y .cellosis law. told the area stock- in the county arc tested, men that to go into a hrucel- those that are proven reactors Kinlcrs overturned nnd dam-1 Itiibv. I a docksitle automobile be- UMM. juiul longing In Ihe ('.Miner. 1'iilice hirers rushed in to dis- ing uf n.'irvev perse Ihc Ithndcs rioters unit 1'rcsidcnt Krnncdv's accnsi-ti fighting broke out before Ihe a .sassin Me- pIc.i'K to ihe imir- Inu-iH immediate re- fore (he jury an thrown Turkish Expected At Western Fele der indu'lnu'iH hr- fori' Hie jury will nffcr the defense nf insnnUy. Uoincn Thi1 In si two jiitnrs cho'-rn, jifh'f n in thf srlcrlion sinro lasi l''i i'lny, wi-re wonuTi. They ;uv Mrs [.ouisn ii liny, wbiU'-liiiirc'i1! widiw who is ;m aet'ciunliint for an oil company, ;tnd Mrs. Aik'i-n .Vi', ;i iluorrce who xs lor i ho telephone rum- of ilir purposes. ,hc i Though brucellosis may not. Dr. Patterson, c.xlension shares Kiev .ire now hearing Ipresonl a biR economic prob-'vclermariim nf College Stalion, Pnrm'nln Qiii-stioni-il lem in an area, H one .spnko on livestock Hisc.-ises Whni llolbrook qiipslinnor when j-alllc orr .shipped lo an prevalent aloiifi the linlf Const Ihe income (ormiila, which con nncl (he fnur-d.iy slock .show bo- Kins Miirch 13. lie. reported that (lie .show has almost doubled in number of entries (bis year with over Mr-- Midnnc an'l jury Vielnria Ciinnibnr ol Commrrrr ined ifn- l.risMirr Jr. (-itnriliiiiilor IV. '1'hi- numhcr .ti'i 11 Week and Viclm in a majoi An ntti'iiilance ill Ihe rvnils ;mninf; n[ Wrsloni Week was tile i.d licjMn Krb. unm Mil i'1'li-rtii Texas of l.i-tliM' Carriers dav Y.'irboroiinh i of (he lr. S Senati from north S) "The Texas congressional and spokes- wesl on Mockingbird I.ane from ,irT'T- f delcRnlion is tired of yon play- engincer.s supervising Laurent to Ihe Cuadahipe Hiv- TH i ing Russian roulette will, ihcii't'ie work for Ihe city, said (he cr. political Trice said in a enp.meers estimate was ,-j Houstoi telegram. 000. "1 firmly believe the governor "We are still End fearful Democrat congress- liminai v cost estimates on this Drive men from Texas should now be said Lane move on with redistricting (he said the engineers will stale for equal reproseiitalion of .check the bids of the two low all the people of said bidders in detail, obtain finan- ,r ,r cial references on Ihe firms and: A A .S Hie governors office said reports on their experience in________.____ Lonnally had no comment on (bis type work in preparing! Ihe criticism. (heir recommendation tri coun-j ,cil on March Hi. Work !peeled to get under way about April 1 Second low bidder was Hel- denfels Construction Co. of Cor- ,pus Christi wilh a bid of OM.tCK. Other bidders were T. H. Lee of Corpus Christi. md Viking Construction creased number of club proj- ects dial will iie sold lit Ihe show auction this year. and Civil Servic Albrccht, chairman of dislml 11 the traffic and safety commit- al ;tee, reported that a represeTita- In rlraw over cnta One tiling you can always he SUIT are more going on itielrs tomor- row than are going on iliets today. KASIKS Kd Hiller announcing lhat Ihe general meeting of the Sun Val- ley Country Club will be ft p.m. Monday, instead of on Tuesday as previously planned and hop- State Must Soon Decide About Huge live of the public relations pattmcnl n[ Southern Pacific's -IK1 Houston office will be in Vic- Special gucMs will toria Wednesday Cincinnati, trustee of At the l.nsL 'chamber hoard lhl' nahonal association, and meeting, the directors asked Kaker of Dallas, a.ssistanl hi.-. :Albrechfs committee to study -mplnji-e re h.n (tram movement within the city of the Dallas regional Un- lo determine if anylhing could elm be done about traffic conges- inixiliaiv of lion al crossings and if a traf- ISn' VAIUIOIKH (ill. fie safely problem existed. Director C. A. Dickerson JrJ who first expressed concern over (he (rain movements, said he has noticed weeds and other growth at Ihe Laurent Strcelj crossing have been After ilte dial nighl Include I'nlicciurri j The slad' was (old (o lian- t'fs jopi'iiing on band j U'cdncsday wlien cniirt i e- lllcltlite juillri'inen giiardini'. Itnby sleppeil frcun ;i crowd in Ijie 'll.lscllirnl tjf llalla, [Kiln c liiu'l'1 fa'al bulli'l inlo the sin'.s ahdnnien .lll'lgr Joe li lias ci.nducled Ihc minder again.sf ever '.nice In. ar- rcsl. became ill uith a bail cold. His dorfor nliliTed (mil (o hrd. Late in (lie atleninnn. evci Juitge llrowii told '1 hi- As- sociated Press he be k nn the lienrh Wednesday. hart a lot at and feel a lot heller lie. said (II.In ill To Keplnimg him al ;P- be .lack vVil- a fui rner S icpre- Iive [cnni Sitting 'n n roin 11 in'jni, hich hn luani'd in Brown (or Killc, Inal, V. il-.on ''.-ard di'fi-n :e ne'. Mi-U in agiiinsi his taking the n lal. Assocjadi licre Sain a iiicrnlM Post (Iflie Ciimmitlco. ertinn. schcd- I'm. al itecriNilton vSalvalion Army Sets cer I us la! la f ion Drainage work under (his cnnlrnct will include: ing'that (lie word gets around .System-Storm II It., 1 -i ,__i JI image system to run on Na- J. II. Hankslon taking time out for a coffee break Vl" (l'T Rl" Grilmlc Goaf Talini husv hreakin" 'ho'rv LStrccl- lllen es in his spare "lime Mrs. J. B. IVilsnn promising a nurs- ery for members of Ihe United at Council of Church Tar Hospital Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, t I Friday, but the meeling will be v'mlu r portion of and re- represent users of water from (hlc Canal, it is de- with thundcrshowers for.l. Hdlv Mourruas. 'T the (oast ending Jones, and John O.Mmme. Clear lo llold-.v.T directors, in nrldi- ,ll introduce Out of ti.wn Schnei.l.T case the U. S. Bureau of Reda- establish nn agency mjlion. I" represent water users, en- Second, under the safe as- wau'r "perale sumption (hat Ihc answer to the lllc canal, and first proposition will he a de- cided negative, Texas would then have to decide on the crca- day. Ilii-li U'wlne.vlay Kcv Keriml (iibbons, Holand Mrs I Temperatures Tuesday: Low Timberlake, Mis Harlan Argo, Capl a 52, high 71 llrnman. Hob Kik.smc, Anlonio f'lecipiiation Tuesday: Trace, lo Schiienemnnn. Mrs. K Pioui. 'Poll l.avaca-l'oil Slubblefield. l.isel Wayne. Sian Trillon ger for Mexican food. Ifehcd in 1925. contract for payment of ie- imburshble costs. O C.onnor High ,lf Agency is a.m, Wednesday. Low fiM-iito llon of a agency lo not established by Texas, it a.m. Thursday. OKIiMI.S wield all of this power in wl" bc necessary for Ihc Bureau Barometric way across coastal Texas for a place of the federal agency. of Reclamation to contract 0941 Third, a whole series of com- "rately with each of the local SuriscVWednesday. Sun- who's'r plex legal issues can be prc- agencies, obtain Ihc water rjse Thursday: r, dieted to grow out o( the fifihts, and operate and main- run information on of Waco beil Hall I Mis M.IJ and Mi- id l.t anil Mr ill of t-, Mill m- Capl and of Austin. TH al San James Hubeil pressure at Weppli-r. I'aul Maker. Phil inn-ic be in'ovid- vis. Hill and Jack Wood, rd by llonald .lories, .iccornpa A highlight of the program nied by Miss Marian Tyler. Tht sea will be Ihc annual Salvation It'.'V, Hoy K Tnmtmsim, pastoi Army award to a senior of First Christian Church, will identity is kepi secret un- give the invne.iiion til the announcement at the din- Presiding will be David E. This vast program is docu-, creation of such a super-state! (Sco STATE, Page 5) IvuSoTi.'ouki'3' ner, Sheffield, vice piesident of First Principal speaker at the din-i Victoria National Bank. ;