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   Advocate (Newspaper) - April 9, 1964, Victoria, Texas                                THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 118th 335 TELEPHONE HI t-1481 Farm Bill Is Passed, Sent to LBJ Needy Family Plan Approved WASHINGTON (AD The House early Thursday passed a sweeping cotton-wheat subsidy bill and sent it directly to Presi- dent Johnson. The post-mid- night vole came after earlier approval of a food stamp pro- gram for needy families. The razor thin margin for the cotton-wheat bill was 211 to 203 as announced by Speak- er John W. McCormack. It was a double victory for Johnson and his leadership in the House. The food stamp plan, which now goes lo the Senate, is a key part of his declared "war on while the farm hill is designed to prevent any drastic fall in wheat farm income in this presidential elec- tion year. GOP Opposed The bills were passed in the face of strong Republican oppo- sition and boisterous parliamen- tary maneuvering. The wheat-cotton bill in par- ticular drew Republican cries of "raw and bloody power pol- itics" and a charge that the pro- cedure was "debasing the char- acter and integrity of the house of representatives." The bill came up under a pro- cedure that limited debate toi one hour which ran just be-' yoncl midnight and prevent- ed any What the House did was accept the Sen- ate version without change in order to speed it to the Presi- dent for his signature. World Price The cotton section of the farm bill provides a subsidy to Amer- ican cotton textile mills so they can buy U.S. cotton at the world price available to their foreign competitors. Rep. John V. Lindsay, R-N.Y., called it an "anticity, anlicon- sumer bill" that would raise the price of every wheat product. "It would raise the cost of spa- ghetti. It would raise the cost of crackers. It will increase the burden of those least able to pay for he said. Rep. Wayne Hays, D-Ohio, re- plied that the "price of wheat has little or no relation to the price of bread." No Alternative One Republican, Rep. Mark Andrews, R-N.D., spoke for the bill, and said "I can't go back to my farmers and justify vot- ing against this." He said no alternative wheat (See BILL, Page 10) VICTORIA, TEXAS, THURSDAY, APRIL 9, 1964 Established 1815 Wisconsin Wallace Gets 25 Per Cent MILWAUKEE, Wis. (AP) Was the unexpectedly large vote for Alabama Gov. George C. Wallace in Tuesday's presiden tial primary in Wisconsin a .humping victory for anti-civil rights forces? Or did it repre- sent a grudge vole by Republi- cans againsl Ihe stale's Demo- cratic governor? Interpretations were as varied as Wisconsin's political makeup in the wake of the segregationist governor's votes. Gov. John W. Reynolds, how- ever, won Ihe entire delegation of to the Democratic Na- tional Convention. Reynolds, running as a favorite son pledged lo President Johnson, received votes in the un- official Associated Press count, 25 Per Cent Rep. John Byrnes, who was unopposed as a Republican fa- vorite son, got Wallace, who had said he would consider il a victory if he received more than votes, thus captured nearly 25 per cent of the total voles cast. Reynolds had 47.8 per cent and Byrnes 27.6 per cent, "We won without said Wallace, whose one-monlh campaign in Wisconsin was cen- tered on attacks on the civil rights bill and alleged encroach- ment of federal government into private lives. Crossover Voting nuiuuan: run i-uvaca jjmeau In Wisconsin, crossover vot PORT LAVACA Final unofficial returns ing is permitted and ap- Wednesday in the Port Lavaca city election showed Pa''ently freely practiced. Vot- Rucly Rendon, completing his third term as council- ers do not register by party and man for Ward 1, received a total of 882 v o t e s in the mayor's race. ___Reridon's opponent, Simon Cornelius, who has a V'Wisconsin Democratic remaining on his council- were almost unanimous Wednes man-al-large term, polled 650 day in crediting the Wallaci vote to a big crossover bv Re In the bond issues, proposi-lpublicans. And Republicans sav lion one, _ (he Parks Ihe results as emphasizing HflSrH PI VIP nrninnt nine .-.-.Ki :_ Wirtz Asks Fast Move To Avert Rail Strike BIRTHDAY IN HOSPITAL _. Last dc los Santos, above with brother Gilbert, was critically injured in an automobile accident that took the lives of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe de los Santos of Victoria, and Gilbert's 10-year-old twin, Carolina. Wednesday Melba celebrated her 13th birthday, still confined to a wheelchair at Citizens Memorial Hospital. Gilbert was released from the hospital only recently. Others on hand for the party provided by hospital personnel were Oscar, 3, Gloria, 13, Joe Jr., 17, and Rudy, 15. Get-Out-llic-Volc Breakfast Slated A "gel out the vote" break- fast in behalf of Texas Gov. John Connally's campaign for re-eleclion will be held at 7 a.m. next Tuesday at the Navarro Restaurant. Plans for the campaign break- fast, to which all voters are in- vited, were developed at a1 steering committee meeting Wednesday, presided over by County Campaign Chairman James A. Hunt. Rendon Prevails In Port Election Advocate Pott Coffee Set In Honor Of Langdon Victoria supporters of Tex- as Railraod Commissioner Jim T, j ILOIIILO cla L i Board civic center project, was deep split in Democratic ranks rejected by a margin of B4 voles in a total count of 607 for and 671 against. The Rnard's 000 bond issue in the Sept. 7, 1063, bond election was rejccl- ;in of five 238 voles as nanraoci commissioner Jim mis C. Langdon will sponsor a .a margin fee session at am Fri-jvoles ln a ot 23 day at Continental Inn on the''01' and 243 Houston highway when the can- didate visits here in his cam- paign for election to the unex- pired term on the commission Proposition two, for the 000 street improvement bonds to finance the city's portion of the West 238 he now fills by appointment, j program, passed with over a 3-1 Judge Langdon was appoint- majority. cd to the Railroad Commission The vote was 975 for and 305 last year by Gov. John B. Con- against. nally, and is now seeking the! Leonard Buren received Democrat nomination for for (he post being vacat- remaining four years of his first Jed by Rendon. E. G. Marlow, who opposed him, polled 519. Incumbent K. A. Wallace term. The commissioner holds a dis- r_ t tmction shared by few Texans, polled 993 votes in his bid for having been appointed to im-jrc-clection as councilman for pprtant public office by three'Ward 3. Tom Toney, who op- different Texas governors. In I posed him, polled 507. 1954 he was named judge of the 112th District Court by Gov. Al- lan Shivers, wilh jurisdiction over Sutton, Crockett, Kimble, Pecos and Uplon counties. In 1958, Gov. Price Daniel called upon him to fill a va- cancy as chief justice of the Eighth Court of Civil Appeals at El Paso. Judge Langdon was elected to a full six-year term without opposition in 1960, but in 1963 Gov. Connally named (See LANGDON, Page 12) A. P. Hagel remembering the April back in 1937 when there was a big freeze Herb Schooner staying busy at his favorile pastime Pec Wee Mullenix home with the mea- sles Miss Charlnlle Jcnell reminding members of the Pilot Friendship Club of the meeting at Trinity Luther Hall at p.m. tonight and of the special program on "Stones in Reli- a collection of colored slides B. B. Carnes do- ing his good deeds for the day Charlie vSchoener Jr. busy farming Al Worlham ex- panding the idea that brisk fresh, air is good lo stimulate the brain Marvin Foss still a bit under the weather from his recent illness, but glad to be out anyway Mrs. H. G. Angerstein, in spite of the wind, deciding it was a good day to work outside and do some planting Perry Wendlland in no hurry and on foot Fayc Nixon finding a spot lo catch up on the latest news Merle Byars offer- ing some cheerful comments Willard K. Micklc, son of Mr. anil Mrs. A. E. Micklc of Port Lavaca, currently stationed at Kort Ord, Calif., and being er- roneously listed as William E. in a story in Wednesday's Ad- vocate Civil Defense Di- rector George Flllcy and Com- missioner Frank Darnell back from attending a CD meeting in Corpus Christi Jack Bowman out with his "Travel Tips" (or the Texas Gulf Coast, published as he noted "for your enjoyment and his In the races for the couneil- man-at-large post, formerly held by the late Francis Landreth, R. E. Wyatl, a former corpor- ate judge, drew 612 voles, Sher- wood Slifflemire, 4-16, and John D. Sandlin, -10D. A run-off election between Wyatt and Stifflemire, will be held the third Tuesday in April, according to a ruling of the city charter. A total of voles was cast (See ELECTION, Page 12) ADDRESSES CLUB Limits On Meat Imports Needed, Welder Says Sen. Gaylord Nelson, a Dem ocrat, said fear of the civi 26 Cents Voice Threat For Friday A.M. WASHINGTON (AP) Score- lary of Labor W. Willard Wirtz told railroad and union negoti- ators Wednesday night "the DISTINGUISHED VISITOR Dr. right, founder of. HEAR Foundation of California, is pictured above with Mrs. Dclton Ashley, teach- er-administrator of HEAR Foundation of Texas in Victoria. Dr. Griffiths spoke to an audience of more than 100 parents, teachers and interested citi- zens Wednesday evening at Sun Valley Country Club. nomic advance, It will also af- fect materially the fulure o( free collective bargaining in this country." Time Enough "There arc 28 hour before By TOM K. KITE Advocate Slaff Wrilcr The world's five existing cen- ters for the treatment of dcaf- mblic interest demands" that Kiev sellle their work rules dis- inilc immediately and avert a Ihrealcnod nalionwidc slrike. is Ume'io 'resolve Al an emergency meeting or- lliis dispute or to agree on a dered by President for resolving it I am told representatives lo continue Ihe present five tram operating unions until this result representatives of nearly and I request the Cull railroads: "I am going lo con-: and complete cooperation of all linue the present session until parlies in reaching il. tins result is reached." j public (lcrnanrts he emergency meeting this dispute be settled, thai called after a slrike againsl lhe.il be settled immediately, and Illinois Central Railroad csca-'that il be settled by 'agree- laled into a Ihreal that Vorkcl's VVirlz made the statement to rnL n, J tllc, ihc chiefs or the representatives nation at a.m. Friday. jof flve chjcf itie new rail crisis, part of road negotiator J. E. Wolfe and lhc long and involved five-year- eight members of his advisory old railroad work rules dispute, board is primarily over money issues. Mccling told (he labor iind man- The meeting was closed agemenl representatives: "ThcjWirlz's statement was relayed ability or tile failure lo newsmen. There was no're- agrecmenl will delcrmino port of any response from the whether there is or is not lo be industry or union represenla- a major disruption in the na- lives to Wirlz's appeal Jion s present encouraging ecoJ g slep would be for him lo talk separately wilh each side. Earlier In the day, the sur- prise strike against the Illinois Central was described by Wolfe as "typical of (he unions' con- tinned irresponsibility in the dispute." Wolfe said the railroads market are designed (o ampllfy'.mal Hearing after having be- wofl "nileTSg'es sounds m the range from their lives will, the counry effectwe is nol to Dramatic Advances Cited In Deaf Child Treatment ness in infants and speech-sound pattern from use the term "cured" in refer- one of which is Victoria's HEAR -apparcnt- -7, onu 01 wiucn is victoi riglils bill by some voters of Texas a substantial Republican cross- over" helped Wallace. He said the Republicans crossover is memory. [ring to Ihosc who no longer their hearing aids, be- Thursday. Won't Work "The employes won't work under these a union "dramatically shown" in Rep. Byrnes' own 8th Congressional District, Evidence Shown "This is a staunchly Republi- can area and Byrnes has been a very entrenched congressman Nelson said. "Yet two- thirds of the 8lh District voted in the Democratic primary." Wallace got 47 per cent of the vote in the Democratic column in the newly formed 9lh District, believed to be a Repub- lican stronghold made up of the well-to-do northern Milwaukee County suburbs and Waukesha County the highest income area of the stale. This was in- terpreted as an effort to "get even" with Reynolds who de- feated the Republican candi- date for governor in 1062 and (See WISCONSIN, Page 12) This is fine for Ihe adult who'need ...............o ly are on the threshliold of to speak when he could cause this implies treatment1 decisive assault on this the full range of than training In fact sPokcsmiln ln Chicago, lem, wilh only Ihe developmentbut il is vastly inadequate resulis suggest lhat TllR spokesman, A. F. ol tJie necessary elclronic or child wlio haslamjiljftcd sound lias stimulated morman> assistant grand cMet standing in the way, Dr. Ciwa lever heard sound at all and Ihe maturation of Ihe hearing engineer, of the independent Griffiths said Wednesday. has no memory upon which his apparatus in a manner akin of Locomotive En- Dr. Griffiths, executive dircc- brain can call lo fill in the lhc rehabilitation of paralyzedjgincors, said imposition of tho tor and founder of HEAR Foini-1 blanks. muscles through physical rlllcs (ln a nalionwide basis would "amount to a na- and her asso- lockout and we have only dation in California nine years1 Despite the inadequacy of the apy. ago, spoke to an audience of current electronic device i Dr. Griffiths.......... teachers, parents, members in nine years has pro- elates believe lhal deafness re- ?nc defense to cease work the medical profession and a spectacular record or suits in a high percentage of inS-" (crested cilizens at a (tinner producing "normal" children cases because lhc nerve insula- addition to the engineers meelng at Sun Valley Country of clinically deaf lion (rnylcn) is not switchmen, the unions are Club Wednesday evening. i eluding 32 who have "gradual- developed at birth around the'lnc CI9 Brotherhood of She feels thai Ihe electronic fl'om hearing aids lo nor-! (Sec TREATMENT, Page Firemen and En- industry already has the know-1 ginccrs; the independent Order how lo develop the tools she i of Conductors and Brakemen, and her co-workers need, and! A it remains only to convince the I'd. industry that there is a market: for the product she has asked tliem for. As Dr. Griffiths explained the problem to reporters, hearing aids currently are designed for By HENRY WOLFF JR. Advocate Staff Writer Legislation placing limits on meat imports appears the best way to remedy the low prices now strangling the domestic cattleman, Leo Welder, im- mediate past president of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association, told the Victoria Farm and Ranch Club Wednesday evening. The Victoria ranchman said the price difference is wide enough between live cattle and retail meat to absorb the in- crease cattlemen would realize if imports are cut. "We never have advocated complete abolition of imports, but have decided they should be limited to 7.5 per cent of domestic production unlil our prices reach 100 per cent of he said. "They are now al about 75 per cent par- ity. "Last year, commercial cattle slaughter was up four per cent, domestic numbers were at record levels and imports amounted to 11 per cent of our J own production. 'These imports cost the cattleman from two to four dol- lars per hundred pounds cre- ating a bad situation." Welder stressed that the feeder has been hit hardest, but that if present conditions continue, the men who produce slocker and feeder cattle will be squeezed as hard as the fat cattleman. Commenting on recent volun- tary agreements with major importing countries, Welder said maintaining of a level in line wilh imports Ihe past two years did not accomplish a solution. "A 3.7 per cent annual in- crease allowed imports will put them above today by he noted. The speaker compared the voluntary import level with several years ago, pointing out they would be far above those numbers because as late as Zoo Rulersliip Asserted by Lion Buddy, the venerable lion, is king of the Victoria Children's Zoo, and a stickler for protocol at that. The Venezuelan jaguar, only recently acquired, learned this the hard way Wednesday. The upstart jaguar stretched an inquisitive paw around the partition between cages to ex- plore the lion's den. Wednes- day night he was in a local veterinary hospital having his experience sewed up. "Buddy ripped him up pretty Parks and Recreation Commissioner L. A. Meis re- ported. Buddy was the first animal acquired for the zoo. hearing. These peoplu. ,u one time enjoyed normal hear- V from ing, have the memory of nf of the city Appointed to suci full range of audible sounds 1056 imports averaged only one THE WEATHER Partly cloudy Thursday. Most- ly cloudy and a little warmer Thursday night and Friday. Northeast winds at 5 to 15 m.p.h. Thursday becoming southeasterly Friday. Expected Thursday temperatures: High 72, low 42. South Central Texas: Partly cloudy T h u r s day increasing cloudiness and a liltle warmer Thursday night and Friday. High Thursday 66-76 north, 72- 82 south. Temperatures Wednes- v__f On Equalization Board John Artero, elected last Sat-jof Victoria to avoid a possible and the AFL-CIO Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen. The five unions have a total membership of more lhan bul if Ihey refused to run the trains, another esti- mated nonopcrating em- ployes would also be idled. adults who have "lost" lo the board of trustees! conflict of interest, M a y o if Such a strike would tie up vir- mlr- whn it nf Independent Williams Jr. J.......... in c___ from CO cycles to cycles per second -stored in their minds. Even with electronic aids they still do not hear a full range of sounds because t h e current hearing aids on the Today's Cliucklc Funny tiling iibmit h o p know you've ar- rived when they (ell you you're gone. CAMPAIGN TALK Yarborough Foresees Texas Awakening Era succeed Artero Charles Villarrcal, sales-! s a i dilually all Ihe nation's trains and cripple many other industries was man for Atzcnhoffer Chevrolet1 Co. Other that use the railroads. The Commerce Department estimated in the face of a sim- ilar strike threat last year that members of Ihe board a national rail walkout would pul some six million persons in related or dependent industries out of work within a month. are John Smock and former Councilman T. 0. Miracle. Public hearings on tax equal- ization mailers generally icld sometime in late June or July. Meanwhile, Tax Assessor Collector Tom Davis minded Victorians that thcyj have until April 30 to A delegalion of more than real and personal properly for half a dozen people is expected [taxation, not only at the city.to represent Victoria Thursday 'ax office bul nt county through Saturday at the Mth Local Delegation Due at Meeting and school lax offices. annual convention of the Texas By PAT WITTE Advocate Slaff Wrilcr nor's former friends are leav- ing him in "a mass exodus. Davis urged parlicularly that i Association for Retarded Chil- persons who may have changed drcn. their residence address s i n ccj The delegation, headed by come in lo Prcsidenl Bessie L. Bry- Don Yarborough, the Houston Claimcd that he ]ast ycar attorney who is staging .been vlcllm of P d t y their property and to advise Ihe ant, will represent the Victoria second campaign for Ihe ,ln lho past few weeks tax office o( their correct ad- Area Council for Retarded Chit. Governor's chair, McLcndon, the Dal- dresses. dren at meeting to be held in Wednesday night in Victoria'las who is a In many cases, he said, (axes Houston's Rice Hotel, that the state has been givenif'aml c for n a' Pn Yar-are allowed to become delin-' Others in the Vicloria group "n Baiicy approach s senalc scat, and lhat qucnt simply because the lax- will he Mrs. Kuna C. Dodson, and called for serving as "a ing agency cannot deliver no-coordinator of special educa- hatchet man" for Connally. tice to the properly owner. This lion for Victoria Independent "And you know of eventually costs the taxpayerjSchool District, Mrs. Ida Brim- Injuns averaged omy one M a u i u per cent of domestic nroduc- t'ay; "'8n 67, low 54 Knw, I i lion. Tides (Port Lavaca Port In reviewing the Lows at a Barnum and to government a bright new politics. era in Texas "This will be known as the, Yarborough said, "that Yarborough said, "that the big additional money in boss, Allan Shivers, is pulling and interest charges. Ihings began to move in'Texas on hotn Connally- And you people in this tonight will known that you have' that he would taken part in the effort that will tlu "ltlc and all local special edu- cation teachers. change stale." the history of the and the choice of "real Dcmo- Yarborough called it, "lhc was criticized for greatest moment in yoiir life failint' to ('diver the slrides About 100 local supporters'forward in he had turned out for the oyster for failinB lo rePcal -uw., to hear the liberal for, solutions to the price a.m. and p.m. Highs who was defeated by Gov. 4u. jonn Connally in a run-off two years ago. he advised the gathering of some 40 persons that a raise in tariffs would be difficult lo obtain, and that compensatory payments lo the producer are unacceptable to the cattle in- duslry. Another ,thc reducing of pro- (See WELDER, Page 10) :i4 p.m. Thursday and a.m. Friday. Barometric pressure at sea level: Sunset Thursday: Sun- rise Friday ThM inJormatlcn based on data I r o m tho U.S. Weather Bureau Vicloria Office. (See Keatlicr Elsewhere, Paje Victoria Progress Story Coming in Giant Edition The Vlclnria Slorv Is n story of its people, Us organiza- tions, its industry, Its government, its culture It's coming your way Sunday with your Vicloria Ad- vocate. It's n progress slory (hat required hundreds of hours of preparation, tons of newsprint and special clrculallon loan shark bill. The stale's new loan shark! bill, Yarborough said, pcrmils; preparations. II will he onc of the largest editions ever published In The Advocale's 118-year history nnd (lie demand for extra copies to mail lo fricmls anil relatives is expected lo be I'.xlra copies will be available at newsstands or al The said, rale 10 ccnt- HO il'" lnw Wils JU Pcr ccm- liml Advocate office at lhc regular price of 15 cenls. Orders for lance He said Connally It's been raised, and not Issues (o be mailed aw al.enaled many groups 50 per cent, or 100, or even! and mailing charges, the state, and lhat the govcr-l (Sec CAMPAIGN, I'age 10) '_________ ssues (o be mallei! away will bo 50 cenls, Including wrapping   

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