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   Advocate (Newspaper) - March 28, 1964, Victoria, Texas                                THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 118th 323 TELEPHONE H! 6-1451 VICTORIA, TEXAS, SATURDAY, MARCH 28, 1964 Established New Trial Asked in Gray Case Juror Seen Illiterate Contending lhal a member of Ihe jury was not qualified (o serve because he can not read and write, an amended motion for a new trial for George E. (Red) Gray was filed in 24ih District Court Friday morning. The defense contends that al- though Nalhan Hill, a 74-year- old ranch hand, testified while being questioned as a prospec- tive juror that he could read and write with ease, it had been learned through an affida- vit made by W. G. (Bill) Lincl- sey of 605 N. Moody St., that Hill wns "unable to read :md write with Ihe ability to under- stand and comprehend the sim- plest of sentences." Hill served on the jury that on Feb. 29 assessed Gray a five- year prison term after finding him guilty of murder without malice in connection with the shotgun death of James Roger (Dutch) Casparis on a parking lot at Continental fnn, 2702 Houston Highway, last Oct. 12. Free On Itoml Gray is presently free on 000 bond pending the appeal of the verdict. If .Judge .Joe Kelly overrules the new trial request, it is ex- pected lhat Percy Foreman, noled Houston attorney who served a short term as Jack Ruby's chief defense counsel, will take over in directing the] appeal to Ihe Ktalc Court of Criminal Appeals. Arlhnr L. (Art) Lapham has .served as 12 Cents Vast Earthquake Ravages Alaska SIGNS IN THK SKY Illuminated crosses on t h r c e New York sky- scrapers were abhixc? Friday night for Good Friday evening services. The crosses arc located on the Cities SOLACE OF THE CROSS (AP Plintn) Service Building, First National City Bank aiu! Chase Manhattan Bank, from left to right, and the picture was taken from Municipal Building, a few blocks to the north. Texas Coast Menaced by Tidal Wave 4 DEAD Mustang, People >V HOUSTON Padre Anchorage's L v Crashing Plane Main Street Kills Boy al. Play JACKSONVILLE, Ark. (APVon to a Jacksonville hospital TI en in-u An Ajr H.17 Tin-plant-crashed and IMU ncd crashed into n barn and burned on takeoff from Little Hock Atr (Al Boats near here Friday, killing the Koree llase on a ronlini MaUened 'IVinhlor Kills AI Lm.si six- hcl.c lining the 1'nree llase nu a routine Irani- 1- Alaska MM tossed violently Friday night jiijfwH. aboard and a ing mission. The main street ,il AitrhMraro t r ea k ish licles presumablylyenr-olil hoy who was playing c'apl. Douglas Wood, chief of Ibis .slate's kitxes! cilv was i'c- caused by the Alaskan earth- ncar lhc lh I A playmate of the youth wu.s base, said llu> planr. The Weather Bureau reported critically burned. training mission, (lamci- C-fool wave of undetermined: The dead youth was Kicbard about a mile dimn the origin was surging down the Butler, son of Mr. anil Mrs. way. Gnlf Coast, snapping lines and Grover liutlcr of Jacksonville Me .said it looked like Prayerful Christians Wait is For the Hour of Triumph The Air Force identified Hie lion of crewmen as Lt. Col. 11, 11 nii'lil ,md word frnin (Hit half i liven cllie.s in tin- area Inld run- "f prisons were reported dead in Anelmrai'o. a see llov William A. Kuan called he tail broke; or binned nil emergency I'ahinel in .lime valor reported Ihe lidc dropped between 6 and 7 feel at By CIIAIII.ES L. .sunrise services of Easier Sun-'find help in lhe living Christ, P-m- a loaded grain ship Associated Press Writer kliiy. Ihe day Chris! rose from no mailer what our problems "bobbed up and down like a Christians throughout the (he dead. are." s'x or eight times." world turned once again tins "That morning, many years Eastern Orthodox Christians, Observers on the intercoastal rolling sizeable ships. Coast guardsmen at Frceport warned residents of low areas lojdis, 43, Providence, H.I., lhe pi- .linuny manager of Andv Lipst'ombe. ehicl nf the a 6-foot lidal wave I.I. L. V. Christian, 27. Dal- radio station KIIMH. .laekson Army's Yukon command here, lowed by rough seas. las, Tex., the copilot; Lt. M II. ville. who was on the scene, had reported Anehnrai'e's main Tlite Drops Keller, 24, Atlanta. the said explosions were coming slrri't "coiupfelelv flattened At Port Arthur, a'watchman (jo1- "l0 I Tragic' for Ihe Kansas Cilv Grain Ele- Alr imHcw A shir in Kenai said "assenger. .weapons were aboard (lie Slrn- lie ,'iad radio runlael with An- Gary Davenport, 10, was lak-.legic Air Conuni'iid plane. Johnson Enjoys edulc ow in regard (o this mo- untie1.- thc provisions t i' a requisite number c-'.iid be found in Vic- i I'oti.U" who could both i'l-ite." n (he affidavit attached to "b Moving; at Snail's Pace HOt'STON (AP) Only two by the Supreme Court but Texas present but already logelher will] us in faith. Greetings and witnesses were heard Friday chorale He reported to Civil Defense officials u-t-ri- tragic on there- lie said alioul SO homes on iTiiinagain lilnff had jjnnc over !lhe cliff, although the numbrr hud nut been confirmed. The said Presbyterian Hos- pilal in AnclicM-iigi' and the hos- pital lit Klrm-ndorf Air l-'ince third hospital in Anchcinigi. was with Ihr cily .IH.IHW persons wevo eat trip In off All airports uere unusable ri'stura- mid H hangar mi air- fruit ,il lhc Kliiietidotf AKH at ;Aiirlinragc. Unit Cone, On l-'iri> There were, no immediate re- ports of There was a report from Vincn Chelli.s, Civil Defense co- ordinator, lhal Seward was "half KIIIIO and on fire." A Slaiidtud Arthur 'mK lhe old house that had been j "I1 was lierl up i.r_ r...............----- VVIKSHADhM, f.ennany (AT) when tin- e.-u hit, hut Two U.N fliers wcie released apparently broke away and uas rated Ihe Pope said low-lying Stirfside Island just-lion of the house Is advancing. in his Holy Thursday services: outside Kreoport. j uvcr uu, rebuilding rp i -i "We send our well-wishing Clayton Arthur of the started early last year, thc 1 WO l( Easter i- Easter salute lo the Oriental (lowing service on the Frccport: President lins been making peri-j churches disjointed from us al dock area said lhc lide rose checkups on the progress.; (ell suddenly in the area of his A family spokesman said the firm, rolling the ships around re.slomlion now is alraosl com but causing no damage. "It was just like when 'only there wasn't any ship. plcted. ship Johnson bus in mind provld-; ing the old house that had beeni in his family for ninny years lie leased Soviel r read write except to director nf the T e x a s l.egis Johnson, a former legislator tile extent of being able to write lative Council, said modifiea- "'om D'dlas. was called as Pope Protestant a n d said, "May the virtue- of the "The tide came In and out. It looked like some of tiio ships.' were going to break loose, but! for civic uses by his neighbors 1, in lolinson Cilv jl'nday by Ihe .Soviet Union and burning in the bav was keeping in ;1p. Af flf ovi ges ffj for f ar .ed by lhe legislature. .Iished no lolcrance guidelines Bald Knob at Alto Pass, III., .nrs Spears disagreed. >or the population formula but where an Ill-fool steel and mar- I tlCllJC from my dealings a n d "The subject has been studied lnal congressional committees ble cross will he dedicated. knowledge of Nathan Hill, it is and studied Spears anrl olllcr5 talked in terms The annual Easter pageant in Of I my opinion lhat he cannot read said "I think the Legislature of l'cr'mttinR populations of the the hills near Kenlon, Okla., or write with a degree of cnnugh information to do ficient proficiency to be able lo M, even reaj and write the sim-J The ihrcc frankly ex- plcsl of senlences, and certain- pressed disappointment over the _. ly could neither read nor progress of the hearing! with sufficient proficiency asithev had expected to completel would bo required in jury The hearing will resume; C-aJ..'. 'at 9 a.m. Saturday. I There was some doubt thc pro-[ (Sec HKAItlXO, Page )2) Today's Chuckle The modern-day rni'scr Is anyone who can live within his income. starling at sundown Friday! Easter morning wilh Coast Lindsey says that has jthe Resurrection scene. meinbcra work, lllel. ill wliiiM- heaii nine, wrrn ordered higher gnuirul. sidiatiun ad." Cut Off apparently went in supply was nfirmed report from headquarters here th penple inn, iiiiuT.il pro- riven ai me enecKjioint .it e walcrlront ,-n viriing "meaningful opportiini- FlelmMcdt on the KfiM C.'nnjin when it washed out A tics" for older persons. 'frontier in an Army .sedan "'iidin opei-.itor said (here. White liinise press secretary '1 heir ear barely hailed befnrc v'n" jw" confirmed deaths. George Reedy, meeting report- picking up speed again and .SV.iltle. the CiiiviTRily of ers in Austin, Tex OS miles heading down the aiitobnlin. "aslunglun ANGELES (AP) _ The from thc LIJJ slljll Kri. preceded by a flcrnii.n Guard warned Friday ,nnrnjnK the' President Krom (h apparcnttv cen- .it that n possible tidal wave wns Cinixl Friday with a" Air l-'orce plnnr flew lo pn'Menslv (See TIllAL, nesses are scheilulcd lo testify and Associate Justice .lohn H. Brown of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals twice told (he atlor- their closing arguments jwill be Ihe most important! Carl Van Way Jr. of the lip on the Irue habits of t h e Easter bunny and wondering about those early morning hours for egg hiding. Mrs Sophie Brown explaining why eeedings can be completed Sat OUTLOOK UNCERTAIN urdav. Al least four more wit-1____________________________ Bracero Program End Creating Labor Concern WASHINGTON own interest to develop a "The arguments in this case tarX Willard Wirlz has.domeslic Ubor source this nawan ahoul r Hut in the afternoon Hcedy re- m' iported thc President had The warning was issued lo: (.See 1'agc 12) shipping all along the Coast of the United Stales and Hawaii. "We don't know whether a ti- dal wave will said a spokesman. "We'll have to watch reports. This is a prccau. lionary measure." A third airman aboard tin owned plane. I.I Harold V.1 (.See J-'JJKHS. I'aije MAY HE REVIEWED ground of Ahi4ian ivirthq 'I lie Si-M.u-d aie.i is iibini miles nortlnvesi of Scan' eaitli (leiiicir-i weii- fell They were After ordering Saturday's scs-l sion. Brown said: as as in ve eTOr she hasn't had any cooking fail Brown Mri Joc Jn' any. advised Congress that he said. the Mexican farm labor pro- Of the Mexican work- generally expecte lo'ers brought into IJiis country iires in some time. Sclmener, hands loaded :graham and James N'oel ruled cm _ this year "We are nol in year, worked in Cal- Clear and Mild Easier Forccasl Mild an.l alcasanl weather In store for Victoria on Raster of lhe Jack Professor's Trial Role Causes University Slir II here i AUSTIN of (Texas regents are considering a law professor's the weatherman promised interfere with Ms leaching. lobe sure aboiit'it." Oth-j A spokesman at the" U heading down on dis.ricling is .Oihor Labor Department offi- ers worked in 16 more states. Weather Bureau al Foster Field n me I Tues Constihiliori Street ui have in lhat il favnrs tha! lhc tasl! uri''' Tuesldj chief de- fee friends. Jim Bulen- of lhc 2ri0000 Wirlz said the expectation issaid there was a chance of light hoff nol reporting 'anyrn'o was uphold March 2 .Mexicans with domestic labor called bracero program is In _i__ i---------------------------------------iwiil "e wrmidable. lhe wtndu stae and will lost parakeet problems since he, began keeping the door closed] P while cleaning the cage. .Mrs. VJ ear ls 'See I'HOGHAM, Page U) [sors lhc outdoor services. Illca of the Law-Science Acadc-1 (See HOI.K, Page 12) il (he (IfltJ.K ,-ind ..vilJl fi-w v.ldelv .Saliirdav P, lillle .Suiirlav lerly wind-. in m p h. litinu lo norlherlv at ID ti> 'J.I m p h late Satiirdav atlern.N n nr night [-Averted Satuni ,y teinper.iliu-c.s- f.n-.v 57 ln.ih South Centra! Texas: rojiM.f. iTiihle cloudiness and warmer o.'aint; [j a r t I v cloudy and a little cooler ;i> night .md Sunday sh'nsers nfiir the High Saturday I-'ridaj'- High I. low 17 Tides Poit I.avaea-Pnrt O'Connor area i: Lows at In II a m and p in. and highs at -I :iil p in Saturdav and an- other high at a.m. Stm- IV. EJarnmetric pressure at sea level: Sunset Saturday, Sun- rive Thl" iiiliifrn ilum H.KfJ on d.ll.) 1 in "if t'.S Wc.tllur Eiutc.in Oniro Kliewheri, 1   

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