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Advocate (Newspaper) - March 19, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 118Hi 314 TELEPHONE HI 5-UM VICTORIA, TEXAS, THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 1964 30 SP Given Court Order To Block Rail Strike SOIL STABILIZATION The truck being towed by tractor al right above is spraying lime over the existing soil on a portion of a new street Ben Jordan and Proctor streets, while equipment in the far background follows along to mix the lime and soil. Object of lhe mixing is lhe stabili- zalion of moisture content a process developed EXPECT TO CATCH UP by lhe Stale Highway Department lo control the swelling and contracling which is characteristic of the local soil and a major problem in road nnd I'oundalion construction. Lighl strip along left of roadway is part of thc underground storm sewer system which is part of lhe cily's paving and drainage bond program. 12 Arrested Paving Work Slowedln Threat By Winter's Bad WeatherTo By TOM E. FITE Advocate Staff Writer With approximately 15 per curbs and gutters, cent of the lolal work completed on city bond program Paving Project No. 1, engineers said Pillar Crash Kills Driver Of Truck Norlh Texan Wreck Victim A 42-year-old North Texas truck driver was killed Instant- ly nt a.m. Wednesday when his truck-tractor and semi- trailer crashed against n con- crete pillar al the Loop 175 overpass conslruclion site on Highway 59 four miles easl of Victoria. The badly mangled body of I Eugene Franklin Boone of Irv-; ing was found pinned in lhe twisted wreckage of thc Iruck- tractor which was hurled about 50 feel from the pillar afler be- ing disengaged from Ilio trailer which remained lodged against lhc concrete structure. Traced Path j Highway Patrolman Buddy I Means said Boone apparently 'went lo sleep while traveling DALLAS (AP) fnv I h lwcnl lo ?locR wllllc traveling Phase No. 3 is the building of inches. Variation will depend on Connally said Wednesday his iirhs and nnltorc im.__i .._.., (.'ainniiii! in UVJIVD vi vj i; JUfiLLtJ lhe milment was necessary slug year. Because of. this, the Arrcsled in ginally scheduled. ..This sct up a spccia, has said. "The city is in good finan- drainage account, amounting to until Jan. b 1065 lo complete condition, and lhal is the oul of [ax moneys HnJi !'S reason I feel thai we can safelv normally would have Henry DeFord said, adding lhal afford lo issllE warrants." been set aside for bond relire- it is to his advantage, how- The city manager earlier had wcrc "feels the cily Tllis has helped lo hike lhe Nashville. Threat To The FBI said 34, and Nor 3D, bolh of Injure bolh women lalkcd on the same telephone (call to the governor's mansion ils regular as folfnw y Cn81ncers 'he next year or two to make pu v "P for a deficit of about S244.000 l( has ever heen befoi HIP "imvn Vh pavins bonrt 'umis- "'is lime of lf sub'' 1'he women aro charged with lhe lower sub-base." This in- Council, as well as Ihe city Iracl SCiirn .iiiuii i ion diiu e uie the theme of his lnto hastv mm Hieirrs at lllc (here is no cause for Gilbert anc. Until lhe road- H'lmmation for governor. sairt al Cleveland, Ohio, cleared of the wreck- daj k I his will involve: masler A .simjlflr arose ear- hem To Go id tlu: of li" this week when Wolfo said J iui a i me age three hours Inter, the early: [hcm morning I r a f f i c, composed mainly of trucks and buses, was slowed down. Sole Occunnnl Authorities first feared lhal n second man might have heen a victim of the collision Mrs. Kdgar M. Oossdl, sccrc- inaki'' tary-lrcasurcr of the Victoria ns wcc wen oo sn major problems, .nnd I the unions had planned a strike a full riding club, said o large group j, of riders nre expected lo parllc- Hiiu.Hloii atlnrney said' The ride will arrive in masler pirn, will include solu- n sr revelation of for Wednesday' The unions de- master plan williin 10 it then too weckN'" The uic i p.m. pi U was that Boone Fair parade of ,ne U1U soon as he possibly can." should issue time warrants cash-on-hand lo'tal. rair. prolcclion of our natural re fte ofVov" Ml hlnch 'll stalled "1 j" lions Wllh some 200 railroads C.ohad juvenile ami ltle protection of our natural re- tho IAN to bargain sep- from this the normally would have statute. If convicted, they could to thc sinking fund, we receive five years in prison and volves mixing lime with the has gone In great existing soil to stabilize its lengths to explain that (he bond moisture content, and the com- paving shortage of funds rie- arp Kt'H some beller off pacling of this base. Amount of veloped because tho scope of lnrm we were at Ihis lime last plea, lime mixed with the soil is street building was vaslly e.x- year." based on soil analysis in Ihe panded through thc coopera- Paving specific areas. lion of the Slale Highway Phase No. 2 is lhe laying of afler lhe bond issue! the "upper sub-base" on lop was passed by voters. Among of the lower sub-base and in- 'nc improvements which cily volves virtually lhe same proc- offic'al-'> 'live characlcrized as ess of soil slabilization. a "bonus" lo taxpayers is the underpass on Laurent! Street. Council was told Mon- before all sal rownsvi e a pick up a Morc particulars on Ihe rido of his I'fimpriign "has just begun (Src SP Pasn 11A) you sub- .The women are charged with "f foods. lie was driving mfly hc b caMi Mrs Yarborough said he amount'violating a federal extortion 'or Trans-Gold Express Inc. of Gcsselt at K, hnlieves "a majority of thc pco-1 ,ld hRVO If rflnvlftvtl thnu LtttllftK. R CnmnPnV lltXt nrtfir- ...I., ____I. I: I I I flfftlt W1J und (Sec CITY, Page HA) fine. They entered no (See THHEAT, Page IIA) Dallas, company that oper ates a large fleet of refrigernted I trucks Anolher truck driver, Bob A spokesman al the gover- Spencer, lold officers Ihnt he drainage bond nor's office said lhc driving about n mile be-1 hind lioonc when he suddenly saw lhe lights of lloone's truck disappear. He was one of Lhc Today's Chuckle HKRE TOD Ay day evening that this underpass alone will cost more than the additional which it must now make up. Citing city records first at the wreck scene. 6fi M.l'.II. A speed recording charl In lhc wrecked Iruck indicated lhal the Iruck was traveling 66 miles an hour when II crashed againsl lhe pillar. Highway Palrolman II. D. Nearly ,00 county clerks and.for federal offices hut in no Election Laws Expert To Address Seminar A sin nil boy cmnc tip will, this defense of his rcjiurt tnrd: "I WHS tin: holiest of nil thp kids who l.iilr.l." believes "a majority of thc pco plr' who woik for ,1 living, Imlh in.sido nnd outside" the 'ranks n! labor will support; Idlo MH) him dc.spilr: (he facl (hnt fie has received no endorsement from .organized lalinr in Texas. "Tho important thing to re- 1 ISlio I'ngr IIA) CROWN QUEEN close of business Monday, Lee Lheir deputies from as far away'other elections. t h l the city had cash on .d, ,s lhe Texas Panhandlc ore County clerks over Die stale 'j' a Inltrr Opening Events Due In Goliad County Fair mil .Tiuier ddiming i >i i tm; WJUY on oc- u JT j spring is here according lo his posil or investments totaling fS lhe ore failhful pecan Irec w h o s c, including S75 H7 54 assernhie Thursday in Vic blooms precede the season each on deposit'for the catch-all gen- toria for a one-day seminar on h6-r Bmll'y Schntncr cral fund, of general new provisions of the Texas naving a light case of pneu- fund money invested in govern- Election Code arranged hy Vic- i.-i, j n' monia .Mrs. Sylvia men( on ,oria County Clerk Val fluvar n at HI or-Mrs C. P. Del- deposit in thc water and sewer president of the Counly and of .W.ier District Clerks AssociatL A strike ngnlnst Southern Pa- cific would leave aboul 100 local employes Idle from their jobj. Thc railroad, which had a larger local working force until Infil couple of years, opcr- alos n switching yard here, l-o- cal crews opcralo trains to and from Houston, Alice, Corpus Chrlsli, Stockdale Port Lo- vacn. Resides regular train-opcral- inR crews, Soulhern Pacific ploys a number of clerical work- ers and maintenance crews in have Victoria. I "......---o ...iiv., UL ior tamales (or thc Woman's, and sewer funds invested Society of El Mesias Church at Lhe corner of JuaniQ Lynn and Brownson and their official tamale sale slated for i Friday Mrs. Gus Ball V VI Airs. Mayhelle Ball trying their I luck at fishing, without success i The site of the annual Scout- and wondering if a change in Village ShoppinglClubl nnil vt'nnlH Imln Al ..__._ i Texas. Thc seminar lhc the License and iVeighl Divi- sion of Ihe Deparlment of Pub- Lies, IJQ Safctv A Duckctt ambulance, County; fjrc department rescue in C a s s a fire truck wcr WEATHER be perl in fie office of Ally, Gen. i Waggoner Carr. Sessions held al Sun Valley Mor i Kighty-thrce entries GOLIAD Crowning of thc been received for the IW Queen will officially open which will get under wa' Uie (-oliad County Tluirs- p.m. Saturday. Warner__________________________ High School Auditorium. thc be the Lackland Mostly cloudy with scattered Livestock entries will begin Air force Hand. Ihimdcrshowen Thursday and at, grounds Hands marching in Lhe night, turning cooler an.) Ihursday afternoon, and siflins include Yorklown, Shiner, Thursday night. Friday partly begin at a.m. I-nday. lirass, Hallctlsville, cloudy and cooler. Soulheaslpr- Ector County; ry. be held in Irving (Sec CRASH, Page MA) swine at and Poth. c i i yt County; Roy A. Julian, Hou.v4.ll FFA Sf ton County; R. 0 Dennis i ni.cuniei- ,a uxpccieu io resemnie wan win spcaK at a i Schoener getting terribly busyia beehive shortly after p.m morning session scheduled for r K.j J olal nt on oQrU. hnur n_.. f___._ A i ft LOOK. wllh! judging of temperatures: Low, bait would help .Mrs. All Center is expected to resemble Mrs Wa" win ui.iiuiiii.1 guuuig uecnive snoruy alter s p.m morning session scheduled for i al an early hour Charles Thursday as Boy Scouts, a.m. on new absentee voting LaSalle County; Hichord JIucIler expressing a desire foriand Exploreres move in to sell provisions in lhe election code sPnngslun. Heagon County; people lo slow down a bil .up their booths for thc annual) and after that is expected to'i 'vy, chief deputy :toria County 4-H and FFA ess inur c annua an ater tat is expected to e epuy ,r (n ne Aransas Pnss, Porl Aransrjs, Dillcy, Flores- nl women's divi.sion ville, Sixna, II a 11 e 11 svillc, entries will begin at 1 p.m. Yoakum. Yorklown and Vic- end" Thursday in Memorial Audi- loria. The Trail of Six Flags ilfrS I K torium: Judging of Afloat and Lady of Youth.0rgani7.auon and cjcr Jorlh also par- [urning cooler south and becoming partly cloudy in afternoon. Highs Thursday 68-78. Temperatures Wednes day; lorium. Judging ol lorxl and iloal and La general crafts in lhe girls' di- Catholic You vision will also begin nl i p.m. from Victoria T .w..-. .u unu t- i It YlnluFJ Will Itl.VJ IN. lit J p. HI. t UIN V members realized a total of Thc Regional Art Show jurig- ticip.ite. from the sale of 137 will begin at 9 a.m. Friday commercial U70' Mrs. Leo Garbcr catching UDidaY and Saturday attuiumg io uiw nans-i oaiuraay s scneciuic will on news aboul old friends Seoul officials arc oredictins Many of lhe Wcslions are v; Lcc. Johnsonjchko of lhe Firsl Victoria Na- elude a band clinic al 8 a.m. in Scguin arc sending floats. A Mrs. Victor Ilnnsclka making recordI crowds and hop to center about the Mrs- Gailher, tional Bank. j lhe high school auditorium; sale drill team from Smiley and sure she can do a job hefore'for good wcalh'er. Last vear volinS Problems county _clcrk, P o 11 c r! nipsl everything else con- ol youth ilvestock and poultry the Teen Fair Float will he volunteering her services Mrs. Herher Maurcr remind- ing Kemper City communily residents thai Game Warden Eddie Gammon will show pic- tures, and give a lalk on wild- oiierauxi life al p.m. Friday al Kem-lby Scouts, will be open during DCr CltV SchOO Iho hnni-c nl lh. certification of a County; Paul'E. I.ce, Gray son cerned lhle 19ft4 tnls {'E designed lo show parenlsiaboul certification of a U.S. the public what boys amendment which in lhe Scouting program ai-joutlaws thc poli tax as a pre- J. Harrison UjJlz, traded approximately 'or voting. This has1 chief depuly counly clerk, Cam- sons al Foster Field, resulled in a "poll tax nol paid" eron County; Charles Strauss, A concession stand, operated system of registration in Texas Lavaca County; II. Clyde Rid- Counly; Johnny M. Slone, La- mar Counly; J. Harrison Dillz, lhe hours of (he show. ss, system of registration in Texas Lavaca County; H. Clyde Rid- which permits holders of these dels, Navarro County; Mrs. certificates to vote in elections! (See CLERKS, Page HA) uro sels a record. Kallschke said sleer exhibi- tors will be able to receive their checks sometimes next week af- vt youth iivL-.iiutA miu ujc- j fflj r atr c loac win OC at 8 a.m.; and a track mecl at added iillraclions. Ho Bland lldes (I ort r t the high school Irack beginning and his bucking Ford will area) Hi8h at al 9 a.m., with finals at 1 p.m. vide entertainment. a m- at 3 Friday. The Appaloosa Horse Show A rodeo will be held Friday Barometric pressure at s e a will slart al 9 a.m. and also and Saturday al p.m. -HI I'vel: M-68- Chilis will havc a concession in Sunset Thursday: Sun- ler all buyers have made pay-jjudging of swine. touti-asmn m mcnt and the proceeds are tab- The Lackland Air Force Hand the basement of Memorial rise Friday ulalcd for distribution give a concert at 2 p m. in Auditorium and carnival attract to thc show's poinl system. jthc high school auditorium, lions will he held each night. I iMormiuon on am ;