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Advocate (Newspaper) - March 21, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 118th 31G TELEPHONE HI S-MS1 Belli Quits Bar Group lor Rebuke '187 Errors' Cited in Trial SAN FRANCISCO torncy Mclvin XI. Belli said Fri- day the Jack Ruby defense was "assassinated" by Dallas jus- tice. And he said he's quilling the American Bar Association be- cause its president rebuked his courtroom outburst at Dallas. "I would say (hose things lielli lotfl1 a news confer- ence after his discharge as at- torney for Ruby, convicted kill- er of I.ce Harvey Oswald, ac> eused as the assassin ol Presi- dent John F. Kennedy. Case Was Lost "H was we who wore assas- sinated (al Dallas) lie said. Belli said he knew the Ruby case was lost as soon as Judge Joe B. Brown denied a change of venue from Dallas. "If we could have moved to Austin or San Antonio, I would have walked my client out on the Belli contended In Dallas, after Ruby's death conviction, Belli said it was a "kangaroo court" trial. Cily Of Murder Tliis brought condemnalion from Walter C. Craig of Pliocni.v, Ariz., president of (lie American Bar Association, in a Kan Francisco speech Wednes- day. Belli said Friday: "Let him Investigate the substance of Ihe charges made, and not the man who made the charges. "1 cannot continue in the American Bar Association if I am to continue to believe in jus- tice and due process." Belli quoted a New York writ- er, John Bainbridge, as writing in a book that Dallas was "a city of murder." 2-MJnule Justice VICTORIA, MARCH 21, 1964 Established 1819 U.S. Plane Shot Down By'Gift' Allacker Flown By Cambodian 14 Cents Cubans Hijack Copter, Seek Asylum in Florida (Advocate I'holo) GOUAl) QUI3KN Miss Connie Lawrence, the Goliad County Fair queen, poses prettily on the grounds of the famed Mission Espirilu Santo, which forms 1 h e background. Miss Lawrence, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Lawrence of Gol- iad, received her crown Thursday night from Miss Patricia Ramsey, queen of the 1963 fair. FFA Steer Tops In Goliad Show SAIOON, Soiilli Viel. Nam An American-piloted jSpolter plane thai crashed Thursday may have been shotj ifroni the sky by a Cambodian 'in a plane given to Cambodia' 'by Ihe United States, U.S. j sources said Friday. The Vietnamese air force ''spotter was observing air :strikes against a frontier bain- Icl. In a vigorous protest. C.uu bodia charged U.S. and Viet- tuese planes hit a Cambodian village, killing 1C Cambodians.' I'osl Phone Talks I Cambodia promptly post- poned talks on border issues with a delegation from South Viet Nam. The delegation had arrived only Thursday hopini; to improve relations with C.uv bodia. The United States has warmly supported the negoti- ations, i U.S. authorities were invcsll- 'galing (he circutn.slanres of Ihe crash of the spoiler. The U.S. Army pilot was dragged in sett ous condition from the blazing wreckage by American rescue crews. His Vietnamese observ- er perished. Origin 'Unclear' Authoritative sources said tt had beeti fairly definitely eslab- lished that a Cambodian fighter or fighters shot down the un- armed light plane. The U.S. mission in Saigon would say only that the origin of the allack remained unclear but lhe plane was shol down over South Viet Nam. The spotter came crashing down about yards from Hoist Faas, Associated Press photographer, who obtained pic- tures of the wreckage. Investigalors found bullet boles in the left side of lhe (ail the Pilot Shot Seven Times In Flight for Freedom KKY WKST, (AP) Two Cubans hijacked a iCasIro military helicopter, killed its pilol in a bloody I HUH batlle over the Atlantic Ocean on Friday and lo Key West when- they nsked for political asvlum. The pilol of thr copier nf the type used In keep C'uluns fro in rieeini; Prime Minister Kulrl Castro's gitur in hnats u-a.s shot seven Unit--; Mis and Ins gun- lli'f, Sergio Hoipie. 17, will he returned lo Cuba, Sheriff Henry Haskiu.s Xn charges will be fileil npainsl Ihe drfivtors. llnskiiis said. They a.sked lo to Mi- ami, lln'i'e was no word on whether asylum would lie granted, it has been in sim- instances in the pasl. 1'iircful I'lims U.S. Holds Fliers' Fate Soviet Hole WASHINCVTON (API The United Stales held Friday thni The defectors told police they the Soviet Union nol Kasi tier- had laid out then plans careful-, many, is "fully responsible" for three downed U S fliers Hut it Uiillermo Santos, 20. said he hinted that Western travel re- was regularly assigned to the slrictions against Kasl Ger- helu-opler us a copilot Andres mans might he cased If the also 20, was assigned men are released air- (orlh the II.S. position while Iho By BEN PUAUSE Advocate Cuero IJnreau "uOLlAD Buddy Sbelton, 17-year-uld Ff'A mem- (llselagc. They said her, exhibited the grand champion "steer in the junior shols musl havc como a insignia lonki'r] liko Ilussinn thr bl-'ulrs fir- VV.TS machine (j. J. Sherlen and .son, Itiekey, off early (o bit the trail for Mcyersville where they will ride wilii Victoria Horseman's Club Loss in Lindciiau Fire Eslimalecl Over ler -whifli ant! what writing on (old [n t HHiunl'Ml Wilhin minnH' Bill Ed Panis, (See FAIR, bors spoiling San, llailey oul early chasing two of ehildren's pet rabbi ing to find "hide for red: Darlene Frnnkc, three red; hiKhui fnli two hits but ad- Mjko T nor hair lwo Cur- 48 SPRING ARRIVKS Dying Winter Strikes Last-Minute Icy Blow back to friends I hat he is now in Corpus Chris- Olher 1, Mrs. l.ncy Tintlter I avmg FFA members. busy day at school. Clarence Preiss wishing thai winter weather would he over so lhat Bill Dewy offering a big' crew call for the Trail of Six' Flags Theater for p.m. lo-l junior winners 'ye, filled hulls, blue e SHOW, Page By Tiir. Assocurrn iwss Winter dealt Texas a 1 minule icy blow Friday, Three hours before lhe official M advent of spring, a blinding day ranged from degrees at Mrs. iSnowslorm hit the Northeast Amarillo lo '.K at McAllen lhe Panhandle, and icy winds off a highest in the nation !Kansas blizzard raced all the The gusty norlh winds kicked way to the Texas coast. up dust from Amarillo to I.ub- ,_ Spring officially arrived in bock on the South Plains. I Texas at a.m. The icy winds extended across Victoria County lax office will Pcrryton, in the upper Pan-North Texas and almost lo the day and announcing supper will remain open from R a.m. until handle, bore (he hrunl of the Texas coast during mid-after- be served .John Dortson get-l5 p.m. Saturday lo accommo- snowstorm. Riding in on 50-mile- noon. At thai time tcmpcra- tmg mmscll ami ms taxpayers who might not an-hour winds, it made highway lures ranged from 37 decrees more lhan sluck in lhe mud .ibc able lo purchase new auto- travel hazardous. 'at Amarillo and Childress to 73 lioland Graham up from Port mobile license plates on week- At least one school, In the degrees at Laredo Lavaca on errands Lewis days, Tax Assessor Collector Waka community 16 miles Freezing weather was fore- KniplinKin abigb.ghurry. in. Campbell Dodson has an-isouthwest of Perrylone, re- cast for most of the northern Bill Mckmncy of Bloommgtoninounccd. jmained closed. half of the state. Temperatures philosophizing Dial this ram Deadline for the acquisition of! One motorist, Dr. John Need- of W to 33 were forecast for could have waited a bil isw motor vehicle I i c e n s e ham of Perryton, said he start- Northwest Texas early Salur- and Roland taking ad- plates, without payment of pen-led for Dumas, to lhe soulh, bul day; lo 40 in Norlh Central vantage of the weather louver- ally, will he midnight April I. iwas forced lo lurn back 12 28 to 42 in Northeast A lasl minule rush for down the highway Kuesler C.roccry, located near uero at Lmdenaii, was destroyed by fire Friday Albert Kuester, owner said it ii, believed Ihe'fire was by a short in electric wires in (the atlie i The building also housed jKiiesler's feed slore and saloon. j A service sliitinn was operated jal Ihe front of the building. Kuester said he estimated n loss in stock alone. Not included in the estimate, were; Ihe cost of lhe building nntli equipmcnl, including several' large refrigerator boxes. lie said be believes the In- offtc buy groceries and gasoline for (heir personal use in Cuero body The business had been owned by Kuesler since His hci-n father-in-law, .Ine Kieringer, Tin aflor rhe phi Ui p m fhii ai witli [xihr 's. irn mitral i ollwr frdci Iravel hari issiin, "This is cortriinly nnt nn approprintci time for tiny rclax.iUon of trnvc'l rt'HlricUDns He. declined to say dfrocUy (See KLIKU.S. 3) Vic.loria One Of Drop-Oul Sl.udy Ai'cas 1''S hm; hem selected hy tin1 TPXIIS KducalKin Agency as iigcnls. one of six cities in the slate to "I saw them unload lhe dead study lhe problem of school Agnew "He had at drnpouls Iniir bullet holes in his Ignario [irincipal of Dud- uid Due in hi.s heitil." ley FJi-mi'iUury School, has been hurl Miven r, leave of absence lo con- duct the study here A li'in- Ibii'r nirt, ucie priticifjal wilt IK? .'it liudlry Mjnn lo stM'Vr- thn infi'inn pctirwl. school of- ficials .sairl The ntlier areas ubkh will condncl similar surveys nre Hio, Corpus Chiisti, two in Antonio and two in the K i o (Jrande Valley. said the study will co- ordinate efforts by the state, lo- cal schools and community agen- cies to help keep .students in CfMANS, I'iigr Lasl Binge loo Much For Rebel Playwright n DUBLIN 'API-Brendan He ihe'lJST PC'' "an' lil" bibulous Kuester were forced lo SUNDAY PREVIEW haul a Iractor Bitch- holz of Fleming Prairie report-jis expected since only anout'cause of the wind and blinding! Clear to partly cloudy skies ing he's still ready lo plant-: one third of the trucks and pas- snow. B'and rising lemperalures were just like he was the night vehicles in the county; The snowstorm let up before forecast Saturday afternoon fore the recent rain Dr. have been registered to noon, but not until it had spread A long-range forceasl said Jack Cogswell back from a and only about half of an as far as Amarillo temperatures over the state' for medical meeting in Dallas timaled 300 farm trucks, and About an inch of snow fell in the next five days will be lo 0 anrt R. D. Smith Jr. back from corresponding perccnlages of lhe Pcrryton area. 'degrees below normal with light a business trip to New York, other lype vehicles. i Mid-day lemperatures in the, (See WINTER, Page ,1) Quarter Ifnrse racing In e Ilirivinjj sporl in the Southwest, anil one of Texas' major Is corn- Ing up nexl month al n I i a d. Advocate staffer Vince liecdy previews fourth annual Soulh Texas Race Association Afcel In Suntlay's sports section. Grnwiug orchids is easier than you think, and at least one Victorian has devoloped It Into an absorb- ing bobby, with over 180 plants in Ids hackynrd Krnenbnusc, Ailvocale Sl.'iff Writer I'nl Wills reports na "The Orchlil House" In Sun- day's Fun Magazine. Friday night. He was -II. Al (he end he was a burned, oul lippler, leaving a relatively small body o! published and dramatized works and cnrling what had promised lo he a bril- liant ralher than merely spec- lacular career. He spent some of his earlier years in reforma- tories and prisons. The chubby, pear-shaped liltlc Irishman with the twisted grin and the puckish rebound from ever-imminent disaster long had suffered from diabetes and oth- er infirmities thai eilher arose from excesses or dictated a more austere life for survival. liehan would periodically ig- nore the cautions and go on a dilion bender wilh often spectacular grave. (Si'p VirjOIUA, I'nge 3) THK WKATIIKK IWF-NDAN Hl-llAN very grave, extremely Fair Saturday, becoming part- ly cloudy Sunday, and a httln warmer Siilurday night a n il Sunday. Northerly to r-rly winds at 10 to 20 m p h. Saturday, diminishing Saturday nitfht anil becoming southeast- erly nt Id (o 21) Sunday. Ex- pected Saturday Low high South Centnil Texas: Clear lo partly cliiudy Ibrougli Snmliiy. (.'oiiliT Mjuth [xirtion Saturday and a bttle Sunday, t Highs Saturday 53-iiS north and Hiulh. Terntx'ralures Friday: 31, high Tides I'orl Lavaca-Port O'- Connor Lows at a.m. Salurduy and a.m. Sunday. IIish at p.m. results. His last major collapse' The end came nl p.m. for iirday In a diabetic seizure corn- the former boy revolutionary, Haromelric plications of jaundice began a reformatory inmate and Irish level' HO-17 week before St. Patrick's Day. prison convict. He had been in Sunsei Saturday G'40 into o coma on a coma fur five days in Meaih rise Sunday: ti-3o with his wife at his Mm Miu.rnialic'm on dan pressure at sea m.ll.lvv I'lllklL V1I1V U.0. sank into i coma on a coma f- lhe evening of St. Patrick's Day Hospital, ._ and the doctors began do-: side. One of his latest binges :spairing series of bulletins-con-' (See meilAN, Pnge 3) 3> ;