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Advocate (Newspaper) - April 4, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 118th 330 TELEPHONE HI 5-HJ1 VICTORIA, TEXAS, SATURDAY, APRIL 4, 1964 Established IBIS LEAP TO DISASTER Morris Kraus turns away from sight of his new automobile smashed by a fly- ing truck in Boston. The truck, load- ed willi floor coverings, was bowling down Boston's Commonwealth Ave- (AP Photo) nue when it hit a hole in (he road. The load shifted to the r e a r, the front of tho truck rose in the air and the front wheels dropped off. The driver lost control and Kraus' car was an innocent bystander. Voters Will Choose 3 Trustees Today Voters in the Victoria Independent School District will go to the polls Saturday to choose three trustees from a field of nine candidates. Polls will open at 8 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. at the seven ballot boxes. A somewhat heavier than normal turnout of voters is expected, stirred by a lively controversy over a proposed new football stadium lor Victoria Hieh School. The total vote could run as high as which would represent 0. record turn- m a I runt PA fm- out in a trustee election for the eligible voters within the! boundaries of (he V1SD. i Highest Vote Highest vole ever recorded: by the school district was on a school bond election, held in conjunction with a general elec- tion in November of 1962, when votes were cast. Last year ballots worcj counted when two places on the seven-man board were at stake. This year Places Five, Six and .Seven are at stake. This is the line-up: Place John A r t e r o II. W. (Bill) Kacy Jr., T. A. (Tom) Jones and Thomas J. Tighc. Place Six Grady Yarbrough and -Mrs. Robert Campbell. Place M. Ferguson, Joe Petty and B. .1. Stuckoy. liicunihcnts Yarbrough and Ferguson are the incumbents in Places Six and Seven. Joe B. Milatn, a member of the board of trustees Where to Vote In VISD Races 12 Cents Wichita Falls Tornado Kills Seven, Injures 69 New Trial Bid Gray 'sAppealBond Hiked lly HOY C.U1MKS Advocate Staff Writer Panama, U.S. Agree To Parley Diplomatic Breach Ends WASHINGTON (AP) The United States and Panama agreed Friday lo end at once their 11-week breach of diplo- matic relations and to discuss promptly differences which were climaxed in bloody Janu- ary rioting. A 150-word agreement to re- store relations severed Jan. 17 and to seek a selllemenl of long standing disputes was 01 signed at the White House on DlsL Chentham, m- Friday afternoon amid consid- ereascd amounl ot Immediately after denying! Foreman presented no tesli- Clray's motion for a new trial, mony and offered no argument Percy Foreman, Kelly formally sentenced when Judge Kelly overruled the known Houston criminal nltor-jthe defendant to five years in [motion for a new trial which ney, made his first court ap-'the penitentiary in accordance had been based mainly on a pearance Friday as chief dc-iwith the jury's' verdict and no- contention that Nathan Hill, a fcnse counsel for George Emer-jlice of appeal was promptly 7-l-ycar-okl Negro ranch hand son (He_d) Gray before D i s t. given. jwho served on the trial jury, Arthur L. Lapham, unable to read and write attorney who defended Gray in will) sufficient ability to Ills (rial here in February, for-ias a juror in a capital case i j! withdrew as district attorney presented Hardest Hit Judge Joe E. Kelly during which: Judge Kelly overruled Gray's motion tor a new trial on his five-year sentence f o r murder in Ihe shotgun slaying of James Roger (Dutch) Cas- paris last Oct. 12 al Continental Inn on the Houston highway. 2. Judge Kelly, on motion of for nine years, is not seeking i_ another term in Place Five. Other members of the board whose places are not at stake in the election arc President A. T. Ragan Jr., and Trustees Conde Anderson, Robert Ger-: rard and George Shields. Vote returns will be tabulated1 Saturday evening at the school; voters of the Bloomington In Hopkins School Voters residing in Election I'recinct I. Courthouse Voters residing in KlccWon Pre- cinct 2, mid nrcii west of the Guadnlupc River. Crain School Voters residing in Election 1'rccmclx II, 5, (i, S, 11, 21, 24, 25, 29 and 31. Palti Welder School Voters residing in lilec- tion i'recincts "--------P votine Pc "ieumbents, arc in Norman Key, judge; Mrs. I A. S. Traylor, Mrs. Roy Young erable fantare. President Johnson then talked by phone with Panama's Presi- dent Roberto Chiari. Names Emissary A short time later, Johnson designated Robert B. Anderson, former secretary of the Treas- ury, as the special U.S. emis- sary to seek an end to differ- ences which go all the way back to Ihe 1903 treaty which gave the United Slates perpetual con- trol of the Panama Canal Zone. Speaking (o a White House gathering of congressional lead crs, Latin-American ambassa- dors to Ihe Organization of i American Slates and other dig- Initaries, Johnson had this lo say afler announcing Ander- son's appointment: "This is truly a great day for the Amer- ican people, for Panama, for all the Western Hemisphere and for all freedom loving people everywhere." Ex-Treasury Chief Anderson is a Texas Denio- cral-turned-Repuhlican who was secretary of the Treasury under President Dwight D. Eisenhow- er. The outburst of violence in and along the borders of the 10- mile-wide Canal Zone came on Jan. Q as an outgrowth of a schoolboy dispute over flying ol U.S. and Panamanian flags al schools in Ihe zone. Before things quieted down two days later, 27 persons had been killed, including three U.S. soldiers, and more than 200 in- jured, including more than 80 Americans. Heavy damage was inflicted on American property, mostly oulside Ihe zone. OAS Ambassadors The agreemenl opening appeal bond to from the under which he has been at liberty ever since his arrest.ifore the fall lerm. Hours of voting have been set T, places on the Business Manager Roy E. of trustees enwood said that a tabulation I e board will be used lo keep a -Seven mcn- running account of the trend. Results of the election will' They are Alvin A. Wynn, J. A. be officially tabulated at lhe'Piwelz antl Lu'ts G. Robles, in- (.Sec VOTERS, Page jcumbcnts; Salvador C a n t u, b .........Qumcy 0. Thompson, H. H. (Cotton) Scott and James E. Hilscher. District willifrom 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. Poll- Salurday to fill ing places, judges and clerks as follows: Bloomington Elernen- i In cilery School gymnasium, the mnlly counsel Friday and left [he case j the court with Hire' The in which the possibilil. in ease additional time be needed, and this means the] Thc Houston lawyer raised 82 Million Loss Estimated (AP) _ A inncl outlined against of blue sky, ripped northwestern suburbs of Falls_nnd Sheppard Air killing an affadivit cor-'" entirely in Foreman's hands. Itilving That "this was not true' cc Iinse defense now has 90 Judge Kelly made his de-icn Gfl othors' ich to file its appeal, withjcision without calling on Hill, causmB properly ossibility of an extension! who was present in the court- i v-wLii t Tho Invnnrln appeal argued probably will nol before the Court s, however, when ni proposed that Gray's Criminal Appeals in Austin be increased to el objection f Ciiralham (Son TIUAL, I'ugc GUST HITS 56 City Trapped In Wind Tunnel traditional no recording was made un- lit a brisk 56 miles per l" about 5 a.m., when raclcoro- Windy, isn't it? The breezes hit hour at the U. S. Weather Bu- reau at Fosler Field early Fri- day morning, which is enough to make even kite-flyers take cover. Actually, Ihe wind could have been even higher during the night, but Ihe Weather Bur- velocity recorder was temporarily disconnected, Dziewas Gets Prison Term, Fine was sentenced lo lhrce in prison and fined Friday. Victor Martin Dziewas is a former Department of Agricul- ture official who was fired after the rice scandal two years ago. Another man involved, John William of way for Talks was signed by tho Jr., -14, U.S. and Panamanian amhas- was fined Dziewas and Killough, a crop saclors to thc OAS, Ellsworth Bunker and Miquel Moreno, who have parlicipated in many weeks ol previously fruitless discussions trying to set up a parley. The on-again, off-again efforts by the OAS to bring the nations duster, previously entered guilty pleas. Dziewas was charged with accepting bribes lolalingi and Killough was charged with conspiracy lo defraud the government. Federal Judge Ben Connally College Seals To Be Filled Mrs. Xcllo Taflni busy with! details for the Soroptimists ben-; efit spaghetti supper al Jay- ceo Hall tonight at and public Police listed the driver of the i sand and mud. open lo the public Buddy Morris, auctioneer and for the Nazareth Academy Festival, planning to hp. on hand for .supper John lienlk Kdna in town for the day vole to fill Iwo seats on the' Victoria College board of trus- tees. only candidates who John lienlley of for lhe lwo positions are "icmnbcnls Dr. C. B. Montior MacArthur Nears Coma In Stubborn Fight for Life The tornado demolished entire sections of residenlial subdivi- sions, losscd autos about like oys and knocked down electric ind telephone lines. Victims Named Dead were: Alfred Miller, 75, retired, a 'ormer bank vice president. Mrs. Dawson Minear. Mrs. Carl E. Hoeffler, 58, who lived In the El Roy Trailer Ernie Coswcll, 55. Mrs. Hazel Rea Collins, 33. Two unidentified women. Of the injured 23 were treated and released at Wichita General Hospital. Gov. John Connally ordered 100 National Guardsmen lo help Wichita Falls police patrol the devastated areas. S2 Million Damage Although (here was no official estimate of the properly dam- age, unofficial surveys put the loss at near two million dollars. Hardest hit were (he Sunset Terrace and Lincoln Heights residenlial sections. One resi- dent said the damage was so great he could nol recognize (fie area where lie lived. Extra po- lice were rushed to Ihe scene. The greyish-white funnel stood out in bold relief against a blue sky studded with clouds as il slowly approached on its path of destruction. Cuts Suburbs It first touched down about :i p.m. Then, dipping and Iwisling, il cut a swath about mile wide through Uie suburbs. It moved across heavily populated .vicppard Air Force Base, hit- ling Ihe nurses quarters, sev- eral barracks, and the civil en- gineering base. Several of (lie injured were in critical condition. One of (fie dead was a truck driver whose vehicle was blown off a freeway. A heavy hailstorm accompa- nied the tornado. .Sand, Mud Service station operator W. R. Elliott said the funnel passed within 100 feel of him as il Five Victoria Iccn-agers mir-jwa.s pulled from Ihe wreckage toward the aculously escaped serious in- by the other four youths IT i" Sa" C twistcr jury Friday night when Ihe Ifflil f churned up a_lcmfic amount of said, are have City Piilrolman Jim Black1 lhrce walls standing and some (See YOUTHS. Page I (Sec TOKN'ADO, Page 9) logisl Hay Moses opened t h e stalion. The peak gust was re- corded al a.m. Meteorologist Clyde Young said that a weather station al Palacios recorded a gust of 70 miles per hour during the night. What's causing the w i n d, Young said, is a circulation iiround a high pressure system southeast of here bo'ing pulled in toward a low over the cen- tral plains. High pressure cen- ters have a clockwise, circula- tion, lows a counter-clockwise, placing Victoria in a channel feeding air to bod systems. The low is not well organi- zed. Young added, but has n in Southwest Tex- bul forecasters expect the front lo move slowly eastward, and approach the Texas Coasl by late Young said. i Meanwhile, il will be more of Ihe same, with southerly winds 18-28 miles per hour forccasll for Saturday. Recognition For Festival on the North Aniericiin u hro- cliurc hclng prepared iindt'i- n gninl from Ihe Font Foun- dation mill sdiedidcil fur (lislrlliullon throughout Hie win-Id laliT tills spring, will cnrry in form n lion on the Vii'liiriii SliiikcsiH'iirc Festi- val, lln- Viclnrin Classical Hoperloi-y learned Friday. Cliinlrs McCnlly, who Is lo direct ttic fr.sllvnl, rc- fcivcil the in a Iclc- cDiivcrsiilion with Holjeil chairman nf Hie Annlvcr- siii-y C'uiiiinittce uf New York. iMiiilcn snitl that Hie liro- rtinrc was ready In gn (o jiress when In- Iciir'ncil iiliciul tin; Vieluriii fcsliviil, bul is now lining held up lo ulluw iMcCally mid Iciiguc iliriurlnrs lime to siihiuit In- form niton on the local fes- tival. "Tills IN lining done lie- cinise yours Is Hie only siiiu- mrr Hliiikespenre in Ahillcn lo iMrCalJy. Alullen alsn saM lliiit Ms coinmiitcc will wnnl pliulo- taken during Ihe two prniliicliuns planncil this Mininicr U> In: included in the IMS brochure. Five Young Victorians Safe After Car Flips WASHINGTON (AP) Gen., iof the Army Douglas MacAr- j 'and F-irl riihnrn "rmJ uougias macftr- Dec hnox of Alice doing ,'thur look an apparent turn for business in the city Mrs. Jn, the college approved thc w r p hj h Herbert of Fleming' Iruslce ctec- r r 'll c. showing Prairie doing some hurried with Ihe other rands Claude Tally districts. Jioyce .Miller, Victoria faculty members, ending up the student Western Day Jailj1'1'8SIOn for no western attire, and i Roland Bing, landing there trying to bail Ihem oul and get- Voters of Mission Valley In- "signs of entering a peaceful coma." The word that the five-star general was approach- ing "coma" the deepest kind of unconsciousness and fre- quently Ihe last stage of an ill- ness in aged persons came n T "1' ting loose in time for their next- dependent School District wiil LtT in Ihc fTomTt' period class the Rainbow elect four Irustees Saturday in'rvn r Girls planning to go lo church an election in which there is in a group Sunday al 11 a.m. contest. Polls will open at 8 a.m.' at the First Baptisl Church close at 7 p.m. al the school lunch later al Mammy's .Ibusiness office George Armstrong and Morris j Threc incllrnbcnls havc filed Fclix Dcnl' it itrner iiieinoaisr, unuicn oen- ]Cr ]s the Un0pposed cand date efit pancake and sausage sup- for thc poSl being vacated by per beginning at 5 p.m. todays. F. Rushhaupt Jr. y I nm -Innnc nviAi-nccinrt i-n_ r Tom Jones expressing re- grel he was unable to atlcnd j-u League of Women Volcrs' Incumbenls on the ballot are Beck, Elmo Coffey and session Thurs-i Election judge will be A W day having to be oul of Ihe with Fred W. Hein: on a prior commitment due to.old Jr., and Mrs. S, C Kirk- company business. iham as assistants. Healon, thc chief surgeon in all lhrce of MacArthur's major surgical operations since March 6, gave no amplification to the terse, one-sentence bulletin. In a supplemental report Fri- gaining a response from the .sustaining minor bruises and lacerations which weren't seri- ous enough lo require immedi- ate medial Ireatment. Admitted at Citizens Memoria Hospital for observation of bruised and sprained back was Rosemary Billingsley, 17-year- old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Billingsley of 202 Canter-] hury. She was momentarily trapped inside the vehicle and of Goulart Hailed by Rusk day night, doctors said there has been "greater difficulty in THE WEATHER Cloudy and windy wilh wide- ly scattered showers and pos- sible Ihundershowers Saturday and Saturday nighl, becoming partly cloudy and turning cool- er Saturday night and Sunday. Southerly winds at 18 lo 28 m.p.h. and gusty, shifting to northerly Saturday nighl. Ex- pected Saturday temperatures: High 78, low 68. Temperatures Friday: High 80, low 63. Precipitation Friday: Trace. Tides (Port in the general s condition. The bulletin marked Ihe first lime Ihe word "coma" had been used in any bulletin concerning his condilion since MacArthur entered Waller Reed Army Hos- pital on March 2. Lavaca P o r I High at Barometric pressure al sea level: 29.81. Sunset Saturday: S u n- rise Sunday: Thli inlormnlLon haled on data i r o m the U.S WcaUur Bureau virlona Ollici (See Weather Ehcwhett, Fart 1) general." Although the second stale ment said Ihere has been "no obvious change in the vital the reference to dif- ficulty in gelling a response in- dicated MacArthur may be oc- radnnallv latino inln jWalcr iMccling SI a led Today Advocale News GANADO Registration is at casionally lapsing inlo uncon- sciousness. WASHINGTON (AP) Sec-isilence had been broken by a relary of Stale Dean Husk of good wishes from lured Ihe nustcr of Johnson to (he new Joao Goularl as a victory for inlcrim Brazilian president, constitutional democracy in Paschoal Ranieri Mazzilli. Brazil. And he proclaimed U.S.: Administration sources said ilr-Ieir-ilpi "lo ycry close-i Johnson's decision for a Mend- annual the new regime to helpily U.S. posture was taken on pull thc country oul of economic advice of the U.S. ambassador ing of Texas Mid-coast "l -i A condition of would not necessarily mean thBJ stoppage of the "peritoneal dial-i Dcvclopmonl Associalion al Ihe c-. in Brazil, Lincoln Gordon, sec- Country Club three e c e r n by foreign policy advisers 1st of here tnrceimounled among Brazilian con- here. I [Tf'trqniPn onuornnrc tVin stoppage of the "peritoneal dial-i The registration will be te ysis" technique which is now be- by a hospitality h o u r miry' moilorate. democrat- ing used on an emergency and business sessions' l to try to reverse MacArthur's according lo William S. Fly of diminished kidney program chairman. which had presented a grave) John Hancock of the complication to his most recenl Colorado Kiver Authority, U.S. ci lc H was staled lhat, while the U.S. government docs not like lo see Latin-American govern- ments of Die people" that Inelments overturned by military left-leaning Goularl was it is pleased thai in toward "some sorl of Brazil this happened without surgical operalion. Clark W. Thompson and loodshed. Use of thc technique Koop of Kdna are the lnal, "extremist ele- note that the new started Thursday in efforts to principal speakers. jmenls were having more and; a constitutional sut Himirvkhmi more influence In thc than a military reverse the diminished kidney function which has beset Mac- Arthur since his last operalion. It involves sending fluid chem- icals inlo his abdomen through a small incision to flush oul poisons from his {Sec MACAKTJIUH, Page 0) Todiiy's Chuckle If you want to hmt.v your girl will Irent you after you're married, just listen In her talking in her Illllc brother. The United States shared tbci Furthermore, officials here lhat "extremist ele- note that the new president is ional successor, rath- military appointee. administration, Rusk said. Bul Rusk said that Brazil's armed he denied a Cuban charge forces have shown, over tho Washington engineered the rev-jlast several years, that they aro oli'lion. basically committed (o constilu- Rusk's news conference re- marks set forth Friday the U.S. view nf the spectacular Brazil- ian overturn, after official U.S. rally llonal government. He predicted lhal Brazil now will lake a leading part In hem- (Sec HUSK, Page 9) ;