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Advocate (Newspaper) - March 18, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 118th 313 TELEPHONE HI S-14J1 VICTORIA, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18, 1964 Eilabllihcd De Gaulle Seeks Ties To Mexico Makes Massive Swap Proposal MEXICO CITY rlenl pro- panions in ization." posed Tuesday a massive sci. enlific cultural technical exchange program, plus closer economic and political ties, be- tween France and Mexico. The French leader presented his blueprint for a new era of French Mexican collaboration m a speech before a joint ses- sion of the Mexican Congress on the second day of his ground- breaking excursion to the West- ern Hemisphere. Suggests Exchanges De Ciaulle, 73, suggested that the two countries exchange "thinkers, savants, technicians, engineers, students, workers, artisans and farmers" to be- come "true and good com- Uic work of civil- "De Gaulle declared thai "without a doiibf such a rap- proachemeni implies that the aim. the attitude, the action, in a word Ihe policy of Mexico Cily and Paris should not only be prevented from diverging bill should actually be attuned." "Why should not Ibis bo pos- he added. More Latin Visits The French president, who plans visits lo more Latin American countries in tiie fall, laid the Congress that France "tends to turn toward the im- mense potential and the grow- ing realities presented by Latin America." Twice during the day De Gaulle pointedly sought lo ease any concern about the effect of his visit on close U.S.-Mexican relations. In a speech at the National Palace he said any special re- lations between Mexico and France are not intended "to put an end or even to diminish the relations thai bind us lo our neighbors." Proposes Affinities Later, in addressing Ihe Con- gress, the French statesman paid tribute to a "Mexico which, without in any way un- derestimating the fact lhat her massive relations her great northern neighbor are! both feels RELIC DIVIDED, SOLD Phony 'Priest' Admits Priceless Rosary Theft By JAMES SLMONS Advocate Staff Writer A lil-ycar-old ex-convict ar- rested in Indiana last week after .successfully posing as a Catholic priest (or two months, has admitted stealing an in- valuable 300-year-old rosary and gold-encrusted crucifix from St, Patrick's Church in Bloomington, Sheriff M. W. Marshall said Tuesday. A burglary charge was filed here Tuesday against Walter W. Edwards, who told Indiana officers lhat he cut the Rosary apart, made a necklace out o'f the 55-hollow gold part of be.trls. a _......... rest and sold the cross and The rosary was mounted on a red velvet pillow and was en- closed in a shatler-proof dis- play case (n the vestibule of the Bloominglon church when il was stolen Dec. 2. The only one of its kind, the rosary was once the property of Pope Gregory who gave il to King Phillip of Spain. It was later given to Queen Christina and lo Chrislina's grandson, Alfonso of Spain. In I960, the rosary was do- nated to the church by Mr. and Mrs. Patrick H. Welder who also donated the church in lavaliere -Marshal! said efforts will be made (o regain possession of Ihe separated rosary sections which Kdwan to antique dc.___ and Carlsbad, N M lavaliere out of the memory of his parents, the cross and late Mr- ann' Mrs. Patrick Mexico for Hughes Welder. Marshall said Edwards, who .s being held by federal au- thorities for a long list of offens- es including burglaries of post Governor Rules Out Hard Race Hopes Cast To Come Off wim TCXHS Himiormes who had GALVESTON, Tex. (AP) been alerted by Iho localll'ov- Jolln Connally, his rigbl ctinfifPt? ntttftn flfni Olll nf R stolen from church in Ihe vicinity of Corsicana, After Ihe officers checked with Texas authorities who had been alerted by Iho local sheriff's office about the rosary theft, It was determined that Ihe theft Edwards was talking about occurred at Ihe Bloom- ington church. Edwards, posing as a priest, entered a store in Richmond, Ind., on March 10 and al- arm out of a .sling, said Tuesday he slill was "unable to hold up under a strenuous campaign" for re-election. Connally is opposed by Don Yarborough, Houston attorney, for the Democratic gubernator- ial nomination. The governor led here for tempted lo sell four LSJf, left here lor and a tape recorder at where ho hoped o hnve prices, so low that the slore arm' cS S3: After being arrested by Rich- mond police, a was brought in from a Richmond church lo check Edwards' auth-'KL T enlicity. After several of tho to Texas City 22 Cents Cloak of Mystery Lifted on Record Prices for Stock T DISCOUNT ilas last Nov. 22. Hospital Hertlcntion Connally spoke al a Galveslon press conference after end'city. After several of the priesl's questions vl' al rosary sections es including nurglarios of post priest's questions went uu- m-uiuuuun win niive i ds says were soldloffices and transporting stolen1 answered, Edwards threw un ncw winK of lho lo r-alers in nnswnllii-nru stain linoe hk li.inilo __J ii-'aivoslon Lounly Memorial beef. SM mutton and nporng soen wars rew u antique dealers in Roswell i cars across stale lines, first told his hands and reportedly said ____ I officers that the rosary wasl (See PRIEST. Pnge 7) Behavior of Belli Draws Carr Blast AUSTIN, Tex. association...who apparently rnm tl. i_______ Y i il association...who apparently Kennedy wh'le the pair sat in a lemarks following the became panic-stricken upon with their wives in ruict in the .lack Huhv rpivimv ___ mnllac Belli's -------......._.....o _ jury verdict in the Jack Ruby murder trial apparently were those of a panic-stricken man, Texas Ally. Gen. Waggoner Carr said Tuesday nlgM, "During this past week we have all witnessed an example of professional ethics which should shock all of our bar members from coast lo Carr said in a talk prepared for a group o( first-year law stu- dents at the University of Texas. "Md the press conference, "I do not plan n stumping (our of the state, although some political speeches will be made." He added that be bu- lieved himself "uiinble lo hold up under a strenuous cam- paign." The governor was critically wounded by the same sniper who shot and killed President Kennedy wh'le the pair sat in H ceiving a verdict which was ad-1Dal'as. verse lo his the attorney general said. Belli was chief defense altor- Show Animals Up for Resale ney for Ruby, who was convict- ed Saturday in the slaying of ac- cused presidential assassin Lee Harvey Oswald and sentenced lo death in Ihe electric chair. Immediately following the read- ing of the verdict, Belli made several critical remarks about the trial and the eight-man, I "We have seen a man with! four-woman'jiiry'. high a! A oit-tAr ul-ijl 'n 'l a cancelled a Didders will have nn oppor. unity to purchase n pound beef, mutton and pork on Ibe hoof Wednesday after- noon at discount prices. Some 115 head of steers, lambs and swine purchased by buy- ers at lhe Victoria County Live- stock Show will he up tor re- snlo at (he Victoria Livestock Commission, Inc., stock show officials report. A total of 137 nnimnls wild at the show auction (or a fig- ure (hat is expected (o be in excess of No (nbiilnllon was available by Wednesday i evening on Hie exact amount. GOP Mlntinlicil I, Tllc lmvest llrice for c' Among other remarks Connal- "le show was Local Fii'in Behind Bids Of Show 'Shot in Ann' lly I1KMIY WOl.VF -in. Avncntp Stuff H'rller The mystery purchaser of 79 head of animals nt thc Victoria County Livestock Show Monday evening (01 a slaggi'i'lnR v 2i7.ttk wn.s .n rcnhly Texas niui those who sold nny Company of Victoria to Texns Concrrlo, nre rfinind-; "U'c ihoujjht we could shock ed Hint they may receive pay-j Victoria into you don't nieiit by presenlmg lltcir sales gel soiiiolhiug for nothing." Hob slips to Olio Kafsohkc at the Cnrr, president of thc local (inn 1'irst Vlclorlii National Allsljll the said in an inter- per hundredweinbl; (or bnrrow, and (or lamb, Mosl prices ran well above these. Kvcryonc Intcreslod in pur- chasing Ihe resale nnimnls is in- vited to the Wednesday sale. Swine nnd lambs will be sold beginniiiK nt noon and rnlvos will be olfercil about p.m. All exhibitors who sold calves, ly made at the news conference here; said he believed tho Re- publican Primary in Texas would have "little or no effect" on the Democratic Primary. has heen receiving fre- quent threatening letters and telephone calls since the assas- sination, be I o 1 d newsmen, to Tags Less Than Half Sold Cancer Crusade Details Planned by County Unit umiHurn neignoor are! Harry Maddin was The drive will also be conducted natural and fertile, still ;named chairman of the house-to-In other phases Mrs C T Van attracted towards (he committee for the annual1 Way, vice president of the unit :an counti-ips hi' :iH irinrir Cancer Crusade nl n maoiinn ....jj was named European countries by all kinds Cancer Crusade at a meeting of who'presided o affinities and, in the first lhe Victoria County Unit of the: Last year's enmnatonrmilrihii place, may I dare add, at-America Cancer Society traded to my own country." at the Navarro Restaurant. Yrn or ef isTol e mBdn At airport-arrival ceremonies! Mrs. D. F. Peyton was named S year to nereise he wl Monday both De Gaulle and co-chairman. i" "iciense the 1963 Lopez Maleos declared Ihal'hel Day has been by-al 10 ccrl' French-Mexican alliance is April 21 in Victoria aimed against anyone. jty. at which lime the ho Lopez Mateos stressed a campaign will be si of preserving pence and spoke In his luncheon talk Tuesday'jj of the dangers of nuclear war. I J. clllCl S OlCI Opposes Atom Arms The Mexican president is vie- K orously opposed to lests and the spread of nuclcai l tan m victoria j .'hich lime the house-to- chairman last monlh, while B. G. Albrecht is chairman of the crusade committee. Others on the committee are Allen Bartosh, James W. Ben- nett and William F. Moeller. The moving picture film, "To to force. 8cllei-s Only one person responded lo to a student group because he satd he did not want to raise a fuss. Later, the San Francisco at- torney was reported en route to Mexico City via the Missouri Missouri Pacific from which he planned to transfer (o the Aztec Eagle, crack Mexican passen- ger (rain due lo leave Nucvo Laredo this evening for the Mex- ican capital. "This Carr said re- ferring to Belli, "lost complete control of himself, and, in a shameful exhibition, proceeded lo insult opposing attorneys, tile court, lhe jury, [be whole city of Dallas, and thus, our stale. It is almost a ccrlainty lo state that, had Mr. Belli acted so irresponsibly in the courts of his state or in the federal courts, he would have promptly been held in contempt and heavily fined and, or, placed in jail. "The people of our great state oinc rom out of stale. INK ML-.UUHH' mi- motor vclilcic hail in u, pli'lCS !1CIUllty Uv" we'ks oint County', ve.iicles "Ad w may the legislature, he commen c V lc" MnM ol Victoria County's vclikles but it is slill his belief that ilcensccl ,al thc close of buainoss Tuesday in i ri M m c, V. "lt; oi our great stale Smoke Or Not To Smoke" has seemingly will have to endure already been shown lo physical the tantrums and insults of this nrliistvt inn nl __t._ i_ HIJMIIO luin such redislricling cnu best be done during a regular session. Bclli lUpped termed commcnls of San Francisco attorney Melvln Belli as "calculated to do harm lo Dallas, Texas and the jury's verdict." He colled Belll's state- ments since the Jack Ruby mur- der trial "uncalled for." In Texas City, the governor called Texas n "boom slate" whose rapid growth presents conslant problems and chal- lenges. "We live in 8 'boom a secllon of growing population, expanding industry, cultural ad- vance and educational improve- ment. We have not been he said. Defendants Answer in Death Suit fnternad'onnl Alarkeling Corp. of Abilene and Willie Lee Frnnk- lin of Houston Tuesday filed an answer lo n filed hy the He added, however, that "we have tended to outgrow our trousers. Changes have come nOl VX'flm mil- II t r T tullljllltujtj, IUM oiii would Board of Review for Jm'enilc'reporled oiner na lons-lo disappear .Headers sent out in prepara-i The American Canrer "inolMv fnr Ding'sV has a leadfng roln anti-smoking drive, actually ig- launched long before the Surgeon aiuiv; uwinrih report that condemned ike elf who published] cigarette smoking as a causo of ....L....J in jiuyMCHi me tantrums and insults of this n.ive come education classes at local schools member of the bar of another "s sn and with such in nn effort lo prevent many stale even though he fulls to'forcc (hnt sometimes we find students from starling to smoke, conduct himself in the h'gh Ira- ill-equipped to meet .u Baup.r' chairman of idilions of our own league profcs- thc sltllalion as quickly and ca- pably as we should." we consider (hat in this eralular meeting, no one must be neutral. No one The panel had inv can assume a passive altitude crisis rrrnr-prv ctnm facing the Hanom- nf .slorS must tfn ,h milterial for :ancer. _ j c c t i o n a I reach D, Dr. Bauer pointed out lhat part (See CANCER, Page 7) own league profes- sion. Our patience with him must at least be equal to lhat of thc judge who is subjected to his abuse. "The irresponsible rantings of one man who insults all those with whom he disagrees cannot fatally wound a great cily o( a great people. Dallas and Texas were here before Mr. Belli ini- IJEUJ, Page 7) Today's Chuckle The boss was greeted with cheers when he nnnounmli "Thin morning we will have only a of work." Thn jeers came when he nil- ilcd: "And another half-day this afternoon." jsponded said he was n (jroecry. operator, but that be did not sell! any magazines, lie told the' board that he would be interest- Monroe Kovar looking for- cd in obtaining a lisl of ob- ward lo good hay and feed crops jectionablc magazines, so lhal this Spring the Jim Dyers he could avoid'them, should he o n a I material out of ____ sEH-r: tforenfe Told of Changes said he was n grocery Planned at Victoria High s prng e m Dyers, ie cou avo tem, should he checking up on former neifih-'ever decide to add "B> how Elolsc Duke ri lo his stock. aJ 'wge Lips -v Lipscomb described a panel program held hors Eloisr. Duke reporting lo his stock. that her husband, S. T. ic im- lie I proving at Methodist in Houston and enjoying ing from (riends in Victoria Bob Woolson explaining thai Several members of Ihe board! Almost 500 Barents walking is one way to stay trim over the lack of the nroaram and Chester Kowalsk'i and; (Sec lilD, Page 7) program, anrt Jerry McGarity seen with a "Reatle look" Bond reporting aim me Sound will be the band for thei'iy. YMCA teen-age dance from I In the high school gymnasium, [spaces, making a lolal room for Thcy, lhat tile court il was pointed (hat all thejabout cars; increasing Jury whether, under said that he felt that many problems that might have arisen to II p.m. Friday Don Yarborough, Democratic facilities will be expanded to handle the big jump in enroll- ment next year. Among other things, the expansion includes the addition of 500 parking tho library by almost 50 per cent; and doubling Uic dining room facilities. Lipscomb pointed out thai, jconlrary to rumor, students will "n sain in ml. day niglit must contact tlic in- purchasers (or pay. which is wholly owned by our company, ns nn ngpnl In bidding on those he aaid. "Wo In- tended lo crentc some color and n little nlr of mystery. 'llrenk Monotony' "We decided to try lo break tho monotony of tho snle. Every your it wns the sumo old nffnlr, so cut nnd dried that It had iviii n i 11 r i become nlrnosl monotonous. Wo fnr motor vehicle had lo Ko whole hog to make T don't know t better wny to distribute money in lhe community." Cnrr said It wns felt thai bidding by Texas Concrete would have meant only another on local company In competition (he1 with and the auction would bnvc been Jusl nnother slock show event. 'On I of KHCIJJ' the county tax office. Tnx Assessor-Collector II. Cnrnphell Dnclson rc- ported thnl nearly Iwo-thlrds of u slock of passenger automobile plates remain build, witn only ol IOfi-1 licenses In this category having been Issued Inwsuit family of Mrs. James Wiclliig, one of (our Vic- loria residents killed Insl Ocl. 17 In n car-truck crash on Oo- liad Highway. The suit had been filed on Feb. sons, and her mother, Mrs. Km- Total 17 in 21th District Cour Wiellng's husband, A tntnl of conunercini truck phitcs have been l" "'row tho Ihtii far, ugatnst nn estltnalcd to I'Jlil tolal expected to run nhout I a wny to give lho show n shot In (he arm. flu totnt nf .WO, 15 house trailers1 cnrc lhe nnimnls with loving an nnticjpalcd tolal of cnrc nrc hnni workors about 70, and V, mako good solid plates Bgamst nn antic-! nnd de.scrvo the support of the tolnl nf "The support nnd money for mn Slcclc, arc plaintiffs. lor low nro.ilu's show hns to como Irom expeclcd to exceed thn figurcsi Victor] he snld. ,e "1'ier lo ihei The Victoria businessman snid Lounly real- he had been Impressed by tho Others killed In thc collision whc" tllc tllx involving a truck-tractor in lank Irniler driven by Frank- stnlc "ml nn employe of the ,sup t iTOn MVV firm, were Mrs. Dave Ocxlson said his office will re- some other cities and Uinl Mrs. Hcese Jones and Mrs n" day nn -Saturday :the situation had been discus i DwIghlPurdy. jMurd, 21, in order lo given considerable (ore- An damage suit who mighl Ihwjght by himself and Albert filed against the same dlfdcully in York, who is vice-president of ants on March 6 by lhe (nm-iln lor thclr "ccn.w plalcs on the concrete (irm The Iwo men fly of Mrs. Lack. No answer Nns been filed In district court in connection with that civil case. The defendants said In their answer lo Ihe Wicting suit thnl t1 they arc not disputing thc claim i' by the plaintiffs (hat Franklin's truck wns on the left side of the road at lhe time of the ac- cident, but deny the allegation !hnt it was there by any neg- ligent act. ncree rm e two men doyK. The dead- ,lrc tho majorlly stockholders J y 5locltnolllcr5 line (or obtaining I'jftl midnight April 1. licenses in both firms. lie snid they would like to (Her. .MVSTKKY, Page 7) (Sec SUIT, Page 7) THE WEATHER be permitted lo eal their noon meal off Uie campus next year, their altendancc. Most dourly Wednesday and Jrouj) PI Year's The Victoria Woman in Plane Crash Not Completely Cleared Calhoun County Sheriff D. B.! questions we wanted to." Mrs I Anderson has reportedly re- that Mrs. Jimmy (Loretla) An- derson of Kulcss, Tex., has not been completely cleared In (he following the same procedure sociatlon's currently in effect. He Fine Arts has I Sa turned to her North Texas home (ollowiriR lhe polygraph exami- lo.slruction nation. A charge I VIIIILKI: UL UCIlOn investigation of a strange case o( personal property was filed P hl" Iater temperature. Southeasterly The most important change winds at 8 lo 18 m.p.h. Expected due nexl September is tfie edi- tion of some 725 ninth grade LXUJI 4 al lyul atlC VI awlllc IAO JJJIILZI KTclue Legionnaire E. W. Schramm re- candidate for governor, will jn-isludenls lo the high school lev- porting George Fleming of elude Victoria on bis itinerary cl- At present, ninth graders at- Texas City will carry 9th d is- Wednesday while on an area high schools. trlft hAnfir.l H trict honors at tha state oratory tour, contesl in Waco this Victoria High currently has m 'njs'i cut runny nas Yarhorough will be honored'3" enrollnienl of about Ray Ingram of McFaddin in at coffee from 4 to fi p.m. inlhut bccause of a relatively town on business .Alary the Pioneer Koom of Totah's sma" scnior cla-ss and 1'imt.iii hmnntr T.T_. 'large classes in the present eighth and ninth grades, next in. o ii.itj., leave f i. i "XpccicQ merits of the Horseman's Club shortly afar noon and arrive at and their projects Mrs. Tanner Airport in Porl Lavaca' Richard Vasqucz and 8-month at p.m. He will leave S Senl0r cjass> al'l 'TK old daughter, Anna Alarle, p.m. for Victoria arriving' -B .sma11..comPared fa the a.m. Thursday. inp hv let fn irvin hni- _'_ having a quick answer Fine Foods. to a difficult question Mrs. He is scheduled to arrive at Louis Kolle explaining the Lake Jackson at 8 a.m ls lr .iv be in the neighborhood of c Wednesday temperatures: Low 64, high 76. South Central Texas: Consid- erable cloudiness Wednesday and Thursday. Chance of wide- ly scattered showers Thursday. No Important temperature changes. High Wednesday 71- Lena Iheir' leave the campus i lhc Although all consisting of details have' nns heen 8J. Temperatures Tuesday: Low 52, high 75. Tides (Porl Lav for next scason. The tentative jchcdule In- .cove me campus nunng tne ;nlf lunch hour. "We can assume1- that approximately the same percentage will hold true nexl he said. He also noted that in addition to Ihe 373 seniors, there are 535 juniors, and 576 sophomores at the high school. There are ap-j vlrs proxlmately 678 ninth graders Only date has been se- iio' fXlC -jrpus Christ! last Wednesday JrOJTl a Pnrt I IUIHA m U US ____ nmrvAri.f cense piairs IH 4311, Bccnrn- avenues possibJIlly ol HYing me tentative jcneduie In- ruing sj eludes l-eopold La Foss, a noted ngainsl Mrs. Anderson vlollnisl; Stanley Hulcns a Plus. a sponger case against j lutlBt nnd singer; William Barn- checked by ard, an oreanist: and ami Calhoun Counly Ally. an organist; and 8opranoi.'m Pauline Stark. Mrs. ing by jet to join her husband at Foster' Field at 4 p m in Frankfurt, Germany H.< The candidate is scheduled Irert Buckert having plenty leave at 6 p.m. (or whfch wf time lo talk about Ihe price of Christi, and (ly on to Fortwd numbered 320 c i At the program Monday night level: 30.08. Sunset Wednesday: Sun- rise Thursday: Victoria Offut. added that there ,are now 84 teachers and admin- sealistralors on the facully, but lhal Anderson "passed" a :tor lest given last Fri- (See been completed Barnard will deliver his per-] lhat she did not know lhal .----------...-jformancc on lhe organ at the Hagler planned to crash the oc increased Episcopal Church, which'rented craft info thc water i year- [houses the newest and perhaps' Halliburton said Tuesday thai1 along and largest organ In thc city, ihe wanted to question Mrs An-! Page 7) will be al Victoria College. fiet'Vask (Sec WOMAN, I'age 7) Please Phone HcMwccn And A.M. Cily delivery ol Tie Victoria Advocate should be complfird evi-ry mortilnj! I'lei Ihun 6 o'clock. For corrected delivery Mrv- Ice, please contact your car- rier (sec phone number on last receipt Issued (o you) or call (he Advocate, HI J-1131, beiwecn tnd i.m. ;