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Advocate (Newspaper) - March 13, 1964, Victoria, Texas Search Continues for Hagler After Plane Examined By TOM E. F1TE Advocate Slaff Writer Corpus Christi urea officers were alerted to be on the lookout Thursday for David F. Hagler, 41-year-old ex-convict from Fort Worth, after it was learned a Port Lavaca man had driven Hagler lo Corpus Christ! Wednesday. Texas Hanger of Victoria said Howard M. Scruggs, about 45, showed up in Port Lavaca a short time after an all-points missing persons bulletin had been broadcast on liim. Officers had feared foul play when it was learned Scruggs drove Hagler to Corpus Christi Wednesday, and had failed to return. was scared to Ranger Lowman said of his reaction to the report. Lowman recalled (hat Hagler was tried, but acquitted, in the murder ol a still unidentified man near Sulphur, 10 years ago. The mnn was found burned beyond recognition in a fire-gutted automobile, and an attempt was (o collect worth of insurance on the assumption that it was Hagler who had burned to death in the car. Officers were concentrating their search for Ilng-ler in the men between Corpus Christi and Ihe Mexican border, in the belief that he might attempt to leave the country. lo have Rone on Irial in Dallas Wednesday on a theft by false pretense charge, of possessitiii of burglary tools outstanding against him. .Mc.iiuchile the aircraft, in which iiagler and a woman companion p a n caked into Matagorda Buy just off Bayou late Tuesday was raised Thursday. found a pair of Hag. ler's trousers with his bill- fold in the loll front l.ownuui said. "The billfold contained his driver license and all of his identification cards such as credit cards and Social Security card, and two bills. "In spite of Ibis, we know that he passed around and while he was Lowman continued. Tim man now identified by officers (is Hagler gave a Mexican ranch hand a water-soaked 520 bill lo drive him and Mrs. .limmie (L.irelta) Anderson lo Port l.avaca after the plane crashed into Ihe bay about a half-mile offshore Tuos- dny evening. THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE He also gave Scruggs a S'20 bill to drive him lo Corpus Christi, and he paid for a motel room where he spent Tuesday night and bought a pair of houso slippers in Port Lavaca Wednesday morning. Lowman said the aircraft also contained a zipper- type flight hag similar to (See SICAHCH, Page 12) 118lh 308 TELEPHONE HI 5-H51 VICTORIA, TEXAS, FRIDAY, MARCH 13, 1964 24 Cents Queen Slated Tonight Case Preliminary STOCK SHOW SCHEDULE Slock Show Events Due FRIDAY of Livestock. t I p.m. Sifting of Sheep. p.m. Sifting of Hogs. 10 p.m. Queen's Cunlest Final. SATURDAY O.-OT Judging of Swine. a.m. Judg- ing of Sheep (open It p.m. Parade. 1 p.m. Judging of Sheep p.m. Judging of Fat Calves. 7 p.m. Judging of Commercial Hereford and Angus Livestock. 1 10 p.m. Judging of Ponies. SUNDAY 8 p.m. Normal Show Day. p.m. Slyle Show. Fiddlers' Con- test. MONDAY 8 Judging of Brahma. p.m. 1-H Club Practice Judging. 7 p.m. Prizes to be given oway. p.m. 19GI Live- stock Show Auction. Actual Judging Scl Salui'fhiy Livestock show preliminary activities and Die selection of Queen Victoria will fill Fri- day's schedule of the 18lh an- nual Victoria County Livestock Show. The show grounds were a bee- hive of activity Thursday as merchants set up display booths, early livestock arrivals were bedded down and carnival work- ers prepared for the stock show crowds. Wcigh-In Set Liveslock will be weighed in Fri-'ay morning. During the af- ternoon, sheep and swine will be sifted, Most of Ihe day will be spent in preparation for the judging of all livestock classes, except Bruhmas on Saturday. The more than 400 entries will make this a record livestock show for Victoria County. Some of the finest breeding animals in Ihe Unifed States have beenj The contention was made privately after entered here and reports from'York governor was rebuffed in a move to Rockefeller Sees Texas GOP Plot BERKLEY, Calif. (AP) The camp of Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller charged Thursday lhal Texas Republi- can leaders are trying lo "set up a victory for Sen Barry Golchvater" in the Texas primary election. By Defense jn Chicago Medic On Sliincl DALLAS, Tex. psy- chiatric battle over the mind of Jack lluby was prolonged late Thursday when (he defense said .1 is calling a surprise last-mill- .lie witness Friday at bis mm-. :ler Irial. The man who is expecled to! have Ihe last word as a witness! in Ihe case is Dr. Frederick A. Gibbs of Chicago, an authority on condition the defense claims triggered an in-i sane blackout in Ituby last' Vov. 24 during which lie shot Lee Harvey Oswald, accused assassin of President John F. i Kennedy, Sanity Data Each side has produced con- tradictory testimony as to whether the 52-year-old operator of a Dallas strip tease joint was sane when he sbol Oswald. Thel trial began Feb. 17. The slate closed out ils case at p.m. with the last of its[ battery of psychiatrists. Judge] Joe IS. Brown had told holh skies he wanted all mony compleled on Thursday night. However, Uie defense refused to close its case, contending Dr. Gibbs jn'as finally on his way here alter a previous refusal lo leslify. II demanded the right lo put him on the witness stand Friday, and Judge lirown re- luctantly agreed. No Insanity Signs eachers ere Today j OKKICIOKS Ktlwin E, Plowman, Hallollsvillo School Superinlendent, elueled prcj-ident of the Dis- Irict XU, Stale Teachers As- sociation Thnr.sdiiy siicreedijii; .......c I'UrUoi Miss Adeline Daniel of Port Lnvacn. The election was held durini; the meulinj; of the House of ol' District XII. county agents and vocational-------- agricultural teachers indicate 8 Finalists Queen Victoria will be select- ed from eight finalists at Jay- i g A of TSTA Vole n the Texas blonde woman dressed entirely crence contest black. She lestified she had Ffl A g vm T Of g Igone with Ruby off and on for i fa lit 1 I I f> WiTh 171 f "C> :ll Jr., GOP 111 years, and they had rtis-j jTlLLlitlll 1 T ii 17 O n Texas, said cussed marriage on repealed oc-i removed from the Texas blonde woman dressed entirely presidential preference contest on May 2, Peter O'Donncll stale chairman i (he state committee already had'casions. decided that names of an-! she described Ruby as very ace o Challenge Is Tlieme Croups Divide In Afternoon Almost 3.500 teachers from II colludes will gather in Victoria Friday for the seventh annual convent inn of the Texas State Teachers Association's District XII. 'Vlie day's nctivitics will be- gin at a.m. with n general session ;it tin1 Victoria High i Auditorium, featiiiing an ad- dress Dr. Lawrcnri' G. Der- Ihick. assistant executive sec- retary for Hie K'diK'nlinaiil Serv- ices Hf-pai'lini'Ml of Hie National I'lihicalion Association. Following Ilir general se.islnn, leachcih will .split up into groups i to attend II luncheon meetings across the city, and (lien liiler in the afleinoou, will ntlend 23 section meetings i Year's Theme Theme of this year's convcu- llon is "The Spari' Age Chal- lenge lo Kdite.'ilion." The ''it the general .ses- sion will bo lengthy mid ela- borate. It will begin with an organ prelude by Clarence Kel- ger, followed by (wo scleclions, ".Seventy-Six and "TV by tin; Viclo- St. Mark ern Week activities held in con- paled and thai some additional saw as an attempt lo maneuver stroke during his tenure of of-j I 1 ncction with the four-day live-work would have to be done. the governor into a position i f'ce. I. OdKlllll Vjll] slock exposition. I Lee said that a channel ap- where Goldivatcr could hand, Fnuricl iVo Evidence The events are sponsored 1.5 miles in length him a stiff defeat. Porster a slockv man I il KlCIlt the Victoria Jaycees. f -v Jimmy House taking an river water from backing up around about way to get a the channel hand, mm a stiff defeat. would be necessary to follow Goldwaler is an Arizonan and the bayou channel, whereas Ihe shares with Texas Republicansjfjed he had studied briin vrWV'u more airect route will Southwestern community ofiwavc tracings of' Ruby ,rv S. only a balf-mdo of new cxcava- mtcrest. he r> s announced has claimed led the program plans, including flood Goldwaler, Sen. Margaret fondant to black out'before gates at Ihe river to prevent1 (See PLOT, Page 13) Ishot Oswald. "w TSTA came in the form of a liolrls n legul leaching reilid- wjn t of the TSTA call- of any kind except an'lo stitulion. 'cnirrgcncy substandard MjSs'Ahn> Article If, Sectirm 1 of I ii p ''ate or purmit, provided 'nt Conslilnlion. concerning mem- anyone; presently a member of l( ll.imii hersliip, .slates: TSTA may continue lo be ,or An" li-year-oldI "Any while leachcr or other sr, loni; M Uu. TSTA wiM second grader white friend of education in the ln x officiiil message in im died in a loci.l hospital here nti.Stiitc of Texas ivilo is desirous the c r, p.m. Thiirwl.-iy, less tlian an "f fostering the win- '1'lien- WOK mmc to Mu hour after message over to his father, this was ab; drnves House, for a special cf Ihe bayou outlet, birthday present Mrs. I..; Present plans do not call for A. Taglfaliuc reminding Decora the flood gates, but for con- Slyle Show luncheon goers lo.crete erosion control .structures make their reservations today! at the junction of Jim Branch wilh her at HI 3-4565 Pvt. and the river, Lee said. KiWie Kalinnwski Jr. and Pvl. He estimated cost of Ihe over- Roy Miles of Fort Polk, La., due all project at less than home this weekend for a two weeks leave and to be trans- ferred to Camp Walt eral Wells Scott Meyer SCHOLARSHIP Photography Exhibit Science Fair Winner Aili'linr: Daniel of I'ort she was struck by n cation in Ibis slatr shall the proposal, and on Ihe l.avaca, piesiilent of District he iMlcrsccliiin of Klk eligible for in this ballot, about or 'Si ol tlir total XII, will iiiirodin the platform Nation." (See TSTA, Pajfr 12) rfrs'rITIF WFATHFRwas ers at Mm- J- III. hihjt Thurstlay Tony Games' entry, "Micro- ipholography and Opti-Mrs. Clubs, the lihief of Pdlicc Car! Yawes itlrritifted Ihe I'hild S.'nidrfi Kay of Mr. anrl Mr.-.. l'..ssir JuiuiMin of 201 Yoiikurn .SI .lnhn.'.'in is em- ployed ;ii .Inbn's Feed Slnre in Yiiwes. v.lin invr'.ligalr'l tin: 'accident with Officer gar, .viid pi'clifnni.'iry gal ion indiealcd that Ihe acei- KY KOI) IWMWHS Top Talenl Expected At MOD Bcncfil Race Kiwanis Club and DuPont. Gordon Murgan. 41, driver of rai es fur tin- lienrfil of an'I hns won over March 'if Dimes are expert, nf them. per cnn KU'.'sl.s, find l-ldwin K Plow- (nan of llalleltsvillc, vlre-prc.i- iilent of Hie district, will intro- duce Dr. Dcrthick. Dr. fJi.'lhirk's iiildrpsj Is en- tilled, "Four Mills of Vision." lirnn C.rnups All will he ;ii 15 pm Here is the .schedule: Administrators Vic- (See MKKT. n) c'liin'li-.s.', r it g vehicle v ilf he on d s nerc are (hc othcr ear which .struck the child, .slrjp racing fans, as well as olav S-iturd-iv' -iflrrrK.-m nual the high division: "vernight nt Huth many other just plain d-l'ioles Motors Inc 'vi I K sporting a new we.slern hat for Mostly cloudy ami mild Fri- Sconce Fa L the western celebration in York-day, turning cooler with widely The firsl-piace entry won TllDhl flr-nnr- n r. r, U r, I 1, J ll-''-1l Joel 1'age 12) -r: Mt it rin wiftly warmed sprmsortng promised top racing tal- ent, and unexcelled super- who has raced here Wednesday and Mrs. Henri- Low 55, high 75. schler for his "Experimental 2 Mvra MrDnmW- elta Salziger reminding Vie- South Central Texas Mostly j Pulse Modulator." y McDonald, toria Country club members of cloudy through Friday night.! Almost 200 exhibits were en- tip I tilJ- L'l I I 1 I I 'ft' i r San An '-m, "Jim s u i> c r- ohargwl anlos that cover (be has hc''n guarler mile strip In just n few 'w> m-P-h- str'l': an'1 seconds. autn dealer of Dickinson, Among drivers ct.rnmj.' here is IWH Notional Hot been spring, for the event is Vance Hunt of Association champion. Maximum tempcraiures for the Arlgington, who has the Six; Gai' wi" a to day ranged from ffi at Presidio Hags Dragway record for containinK three rac- lege choir motoring out this.urday. morning for a performance in Barometric pressure at seaiSaturday. imove their exhibits by p.m. Hunt, Tex., today minder that Victoria level: 30.03. for the fair are. spon Bronte' Sunset Friday: Sunrisejsored by Ihe Tri-County Modi- Public Library will dose at Saturday noon Friday and remain closed Thls information based on through Saturday. 11 r o m the U.S. Bureau I Victoria Office. cal Society and Auxiliary of Vicloria, Goliad and Calhoun Counties, the Optimists and 3, Jackie Bumpers; honorable] mention, Larry Surrall and Car- ol Caldwell. Biology I, Donna Dossey; 2, Tommy Parkingson; n, Steph- en Brcndt; honorable mention, (Sec FAIR, Page 12) Today's Chuckle An enH-rprlstng inventor crossed an elcclric razor with .1 dnorhell. He got a tuinulingcr. fuel injected, ______ V-8 engines thai produce a corn- timc trials which will start al jbined total of approximately s H-m' continue until almost horsepower. This c a r, timc ll'e eliminations, i which also has been clocked at Admission will be SI.25 for [more lhan cost ap- spectators. Pit passes will he [proximatcly In build, hasi811 additional 75 cents, made in races in nine (Sec RACK, Pago 12) ONLY 2 DAYS LEFT of AiJvocate Wanl Ails SPECIAL SALE Price on all 8-Day woid ads Offer Knds Salunlay N'oon Call III 5-1151 Today March 8-15 ;