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   Advocate (Newspaper) - April 11, 1964, Victoria, Texas                                THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 118th 337 TELEPHONE HI 4-U51 VICTORIA, TEXAS, SATURDAY, APRIL 11, 1964 Established IBM PENALTY SUIT FILED Alleged Slant-Hole Well In West Ganado Field U.S. Troops to Leave Bonn West Germans Calm at News WASHINGTON (AP) The United States announced Friday it is withdrawing about troops from West Germany and the Bonn government raised no objection. In the past, when cold war T ,--7-- tensions were higher, any Penalties or alleged il- torn of the well is on an ad- _. _ Inrml ml nvncinnnnn trnn-i 12 Cents produced for "more than 30 Advocate Austin Bureau AUSTIN The Jackson County oil well involved in the first slanted hole suit oulside the East Texas area is Wra- ther's No. 1 Hazel P. Fowler in the S. C. Rogers League, .._.. _........ A-65, m_Uie West Ganado the petition later (o make it duced, other than to say it was on the allowable as a 40 bar- Thc suit asks a day in U.S. Denies Aides Acted Improperly Sends Moscow Sharp Answer MOSCOW United States reacted sharply If be- latedly Friday to travel restric- tions imposed by the Soviet government on four U.S. Em- bassy attaches. The embassy said it has pro- tested and denied Soviet charges that the four had en- gaged in improper activities oulside Moscow. Subsequently the Pentagon in -------.____ said "appropriate former husband of Molly and feet variance, The trict Branch of Connally action has been tak- those sent (o Germany during 0 Daniel, daughter of former well was closed in on that Compliance. John 1. Watson H declined to say exactly the 19G1 Berlin crisis, plus Gov. W. Lee O'Daniel, rcl well not capable of making the full allowable. However, in June of 1981, it was carried at The civil penalty suit filed by Atty. Gen. Waggoner Carr penalties for each day it barrels as a sand produced illegally. Carr's slant-j completion. This was the orig- well division plans to amend iinal completion depth listing. u Tne wen carrjecj on more specific. The state contends the bot- to reduce U.S. military strength in Europe would have brought strong protests from the West Germans. The Pentagon said the units being brought back to this coun- try are the last save one of legal oil production from the! joining lease. the allowable listing for about 18 months as since Railroad Commission employes announced surveys indicated it Worker Seared As Boom Strikes High-Volt Line well operated by John The petition declares that a! was deviated past property former Dallas oilman, whose; survey by Sperry-Sun Well; lines. home was listed by Carr as'Surveying Co. on Oct. 25, Another agency that had an Fort Lauderdale, Fla. showed The suit contends that Wra- led 23.5 the be well to be deyia- interest in the investigation is degrees from verticlc Ihe Victoria office of the Dis- 19G1 Berlin crisis, troops airlifted to Europe in the "Long Thrust" training exercise of last January-February. Six Units Left over from the 1961 build- up are three artillery battalions, two armored battalions, and one armored cavalry regiment. All but one of the armored battalions will slart returning next month. The five units being withdrawn total about men. One armored battalion is be- ing kept with the 7th Army in West Germany. A Pentagon spokesman said this is to offset a reduction in 7th Army strength which came about when a battalion-size unit was senl from the 7th Army to Ihe U.S. garrison in Berlin lale in 1961. Armored Calvary There had been indications that the armored cavalry regi- ment, which is from Ft. Meade, Md., also would be kept in Eu- rope, but Friday's announce- ment said the regimenl will be brought back wilh the five other unils. The Defense Department said the return of Ihe units "will not affect the U.S. commitment to the North Atlanlic Treaty Or- ganization to maintain the equivalent of a six-division force pro- same day. The civil suit was the investigator-in-chargc duced oil for "more than 30. filed in Travis County District1 Wrather, a long-time East days" from a deviated well, j Court. Texas operator, is now living in It was drilled March 23, The well had been producing Florida, lie did live in Califor- but the state penalty suit docs! more than a decade. uia for a time when he was in not allege how long it was pro-l In June of 1954, it was listed! the motion picture business. in Europe.' The U.S. Army strength in Europe runs about men, including combat and support units. Capability Grows The Pentagon statement said the combat capability of U.S. divisions in Germany has "sig- nificantly increased" as a result of recent reorganizations giving (hem greater firepower and more flexibility. Chancellor Ludwig Erhard's government noted in a state- ment at Bonn that the units be- ing withdrawn are "not part of (See TROOPS, Page 3) Scouts To Gather Goodwill Items Members of Boy Scout and Explorer Troops will gather discarded Industries' "Good Turn Day" items for Goodwill Texas Oil Law Vital to Operator Texas Railroad Commissioner Jim C. Langdon told a group of Victoria County supporters at a coffee Friday thai the com- mission is dedicalcd to preserv- ing Texas oil production against "a flood of unneeded, unwant- ed oil that could not be sold except possibly at panic prices." The commissioner, seeking election to the remaining four years of his first term, pointed out that the "market demand law" under which the commis- sion functions in its proration of oil production is the greatest safeguard for the economic protection of the small operator Texas. Such a law, he said, limiting Texas oil production to the amount that can be sold each month is absolutely essential to the small marginal operators. The coffee for Judge Lang- don was held at Continental Inn on the Houston Highway and attracted a sizeable attendance. Judge Langdon was appointed to a vacancy on the Railroad Commission last year by Gov. John B. Connally. Geared lo Market Demand "The market demand the commissioner pointed out, "allows every operator, large or small, to get his proportion- ate share of the market. Much of the Texas oil reserve is in old or low-producing fields where wells can make only a few barrels a day. These strip-jby the Most Rob'erT'K Qualifiers Decided in UIL Meet Six area schools entered ap- Iproximately 130 students in the U Diversity Inlorscholaslic League spring literary meet for District 26-AA at Victoria Col- lege Friday afternoon, accord- ing to Jerry Jacobs, superin- tendent of Edna schools a n d director-general of the events. The meet qualified individu- als and schools for entry in the Region IV meet at Texas Col- lege of Arts and Industries Kmgsville, later this month. For Region Events District winners that qualifj (or regional entry are the firs place girls and boys debate teams; first place individuals ID prose reading, poetry inter- pretation, persuasive speaking, extemporaneous speaking; first and second places in ready writing, science, number sense, slide rule, and the first three winners in shorthand and typ- ing. These were the only dis- trict contests held on the col- lege campus Friday. Following is a list of winners. Boys debate 1. Edna, Tom- vhat was done, but prcsuma- ily the action affected the Sovi- et Embassy staff in Washing- on. Uritish Considering British authorities in Ixindon said they were considering a protest to the Soviets on behalf of their air attache, Commodore A. N. Davis, who was restricted ike the Americans under accu- sations that came close (o a cry of espionage. The strange case of the five, all ordered to do no more trav- eling around the Soviet Union [or 90 days, came to light after being kept secret by authorities on both sides for weeks. charges against West- ern diplomats ordinarily have been accompanied in the by orders for their expulsion. Illegal Photos A U.S. Embassy spokesman said the Americans were Navy Cmdr. Stuart Savage of Alma Kan.; Navy Leonard An Inez Church Ceremonies Set Sunday The blessing and laying of the corner-stone of the new St. Jo- 1 son. soph's Church of Inez will take! Girls debate 1. Edna, Zane and Jameye Vickrey my Trumble and M. Turner; 2. Yoakum, Bryan Vrazel and Keith Anders and 3. Palacios, Johnny Sanford and John Jack- place Sunday at The Rt. Rev. p.m. Msgr. F. OJ2. Susan Rinn and Kathy Jar- pastor of St. Mary's Cath-jmon and 3. Palacios, Lydia Old- olic Church, has been delegated ham and Annie Venglar. Speech Contests per wells would have to Archbishop of San An- extemporaneous speak- abandoned as uneconomic if Itonio, to officiate at the Industrial, Malcolm Sum- richer wells were not prorated iraony. beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday. !group that needs it most, the to market demand. "Ironically, this law is underChris DiSlefano and Associate's attack today claim to s bera; 2. Palacios, Joe Hendrix They will load trucks manned by members of the Victoria Jay- cces with contributions through- out the city. Ed Scott, branch manager of Goodwill Industries here, said anyone who has not received "Good Turn Day" containers are asked to put any contribu- tion in boxes or sacks and place them on the porch marked for Goodwill. Jack Weaver of San Antonio, formerly of Victoria, in town lo small operators of Texas." Reviews Platform Judge Langdon reviewed the points of his campaign for elec- tion to the remaining four years of his first term. The new church, designed by 3. Yoakum, Michael Moore. Girls extemporaneous speak- ing 1. Industrial, Judy Hunt and 2. Yoakum, Patli White. ay by people being built by Don Krueger speak for the very Construction Co., is expected to be completed early in May. The old church was com- pletely destroyed by fire last June 30, and the rectory suf- fered almost 80 per cent dam- age. The Rev. Edward J. Jansky, can the original purposes of the Railroad Commission Act, which was to give the people of Tex- as effective supervision and reg- ulation of certain basic indus- tries in which they had an in- terest. "These included, first, the set- ting of rates to be charged by; Texas Railroads and, trucks and buses as well as! common carrier pipelines. When the Legislature added to its du- pastor of the church, said the :i dedication has been scheduled Following the ceremony Sun- day, a luncheon and refresh- ments will served in the parish hall. thony Bracken of Philadelphia Air Force Lt. Col. Edgar Smill of Dayton, Ohio; and Air Forct Capl. Edmund Zvetina, also o Dayton. Confirming leaks (n newsmen Ihe embassy spokesmen sail Savage and Hrackcn had been accused of taking illegal photo- graphs Feb. 14 in Leningrad and that Davis, Smilh and Zvetina were accused of "observing" an airfield al Tula, 130 miles south of Moscow, March 17. Asked To Sign In both cases, the attaches were surrounded by Soviet cit- izens and detained for a while. In Tula, Davis, Smith and Zvetina were led to a table which had been set up on the sidewalk and asked to sign statements admitting that they were engaging in improper ac- tivity, Ihe embassy said. They refused. Asked if Ihe embassy believed Ihe incidents might have been inspired by Soviet authorities, the spokesman replied firmly: "Yes." Bui the embassy was obvious, ly relieved lhat there had been no expulsions. Westerners spec- ulated that the Soviets wanted to avoid cooling off Soviet- TEXAS MOTHER OF Y1CAB The Texas Selec- tion Committee for the American Mother's Com- mittee, Inc., meeting in Fort Worth, nnrncd Mrs. Anna Emma Biesele, a 76-yoar-old Austin widow, as Texas Mother of the Year [or 10134. Mrs, Biesolc, whose late husband was a history professor at the University of Texas, is flip mother of three sons and one daughter, and the grandmother of Right Arm Amputated At Elbow City Project Site of Mishap The victim of a freak c o n- struction project accident was struggling for his life Friday night after losing his hadly burned right forearm. Antonio I.ongoria, 20, was re- ported in critical condition at Do Tar Hospital where he was "holding his own" at last re- port. The hospital listed h i s hometown as Becville. Hit Power Line The employn of Hcldenfels Bros, suffered multiple third degree burns shortly before a.m. when the boom of a drag line brushed against a volt power line in the 2000 block of Crestwood Drive. A company spokesman said I.ongoria was holding on [o the cable of Die drag line while he was in the process of coupling steel forms onto (he cable hook. The forms are being installed us part of the city's drainage project contracted by Helden- fels. A spokesman for Central Power and Light Co. estimated that the worker was struck by about volts of electricity. llcmauuHl Conscious Longoria never lost consclou- ncss. He was taken to the hos- pital in an ambulance d i s- from Rendon Funeral Martinez anil Stockton. Shortly afterwards, he he railroad contended m it.Munrferwcnt surgery for removal petition for an injunction thatOr rjgne forearm, and treat- the stoppage violated "the Pros-! ment of the other electrical 'Sick' Rolls Hit SP in California SAN FRANCISCO fAP) A day to yards at Oakland, Tracy, work stoppage by railroad switchmen reporting .sick .spread along Ihc Southern Pacific in Northern California Friday but the railroad quickly obtained anjident's agreement for anlistrike injunction in federal i national handling of the work' court. The stoppage began at Rose- vine Thursday and spread Fri- 2 Democrat 1 si -J J 1 B VIO For Tucsda rules dispute." President Jolmson obtained Friday a 15-day delay of a na- The accident occurred in front of a residence at 2008 Crest- wood, a short distance west of the Crestwood lien Jordan in- tional railroad strike which had tersection been scheduled for midnight! _. Thursday y Palrolman Taylor Friday'in Washington, rail- the police do- road and union negotiators held separate meetings at the White, House with n special loam federal mediators. President Johnson has quested both sides lo refrain partment. Also called to t h e scene was Motorcycle Palrol- man Gordon Young. American relations too much A plan of coordinated Victoria Due for Slate from talking publicly about the The embassy spokesman said County activity to get out the sessions until negotiations end. Texas was warm Friday as [another cool front pushed rnecLcd that next Wednesday he the state. I. Palacios, Yvonne Wilson- Bracken were driving through Yoakum, Flora Rulledge and 3. tea lues- given a considered report on the square in an American car. Industrial, Elaine Green. (Sec SCHOOLS, Page 3) Today's Chuckle Sun hathor: ointment. A fry in the halt. ing cilize'ns0 Cam- U'.s- Judge William T. Most skies were clear except rounded the American car Pa'Sn James A. Hunt granted the Southern ;for clouds along the coast and beating on its body The a" Kl'PPorters of Gov. acllte s request for a tempo- Rj0 Grande inland to I Connally to make plans to at- (Son SP, Page .1) I Laredo. i tend. (Sec U.S., Puge f i iriii' i.Ti o LHJ iu JLJ> UIJ- greet friends. Miss Christine ,ties the contro] of I ennig reminding C P L km- B. I ennig reminding ploye Club members of dance from 9 to 1 April 17 al Aloe Field. Paul Prater re- minding all teen-age boys in- terested in Ihe Victoria Teen- Agc Baseball group lo be on hand wilh for regislration fee between 1 and 5 p.m. to- day at the teen-age baseb a 11 park, Hopkins School grounds Jean McLachlan busy with ticket sales for the MYF bene- fit barbecue between and p.m. today at the First Methodist Church Wesley Hall Dan CoJeman making comments on work schedules and friends Mrs. Judy Erwin just double checking her memory with good neighbors. .A. H. Fischer explaining thai the Ihree large catfish he caught are the kind of good medicine that makes a m a n feel much beller. Mrs. Cliff Bcrkninn ill al Citizen's Memo- rial Hospital. Mrs. Frank Burnett announcing to all Home Demonslration women who wish lo go lo Ihe THDA meeting in San Marcos by charter bus Tues- day to contact her at least by Monday at HI 5-7920, Mrs. Har. j Maddln reminding aboul the training session to be held for workers in Uie Cancer Cru- sade Monday at p.m. at the CPL Audilorium, commission bc. t n e came one of the most imporlant of agencies. I believe these supervised industries should be By MARILYN WAHM Advocate Women's Kditor The 1964 Flower Show, "Mir- (See LANGDON, Page 3) treated fairly and given their jades of will open to lawful rights; but that the prin-jthe public at 2 p.m. Saturday, cipal duty of a railroad continue through Sunday at the Victoria High School Gym, 1108 Sam Houston Drive. A pilgrimage to three homes, to Nazareth Academy and the Old Grist Mill, will be conduct- ed also on Sunday between the show hours of 1 to 6 p.m. Tick- ets to the show, a price of 50 cents for adults, also admits the Dem Candid ale To Visit Victoria A get-acquainted coffee to in- troduce Victoria County voters to Robert W. Baker, candidate tw I, II. UOAtl. IClllUIUcUt? T J. I J ,t   be scored Country Club. ,wcok chnrEini; him with beinB Uash'.nglon wero at- first, second and tliird, or hon-i Kcrry is B !he cleclion see if orable mention. The Jiorlicul-l (Sec KVKNTS, Page 3) The military' Thursday night r ,S a of llllra- -s: lure division includes roses i'---------- M conservative influences. r os bulbs such as lilies, gladiola, iris, and annuals, perennials, and potted plants. There's a section for any in- dividual to enter arrangements, n 1 T> I 1 31.JIUIUI oliJUA LU UU" Harris County Baker has prac-serving students graduating 75, low 50. ticed law in Houston since high school. It" has been Tides (Port Lavaca Port and was an unsuccessful as a community O'Connor Lam at aae ior the Democratic nomi-project, with participation and p.m. Highs at nation for lieutenant governor h day. Few shower mainly 'powers for Uie coast. High Salurday 75-85. if Temperatures Friday: other clubs in the city and p.m. Saturday and a. in 19GO. He is a graduate of the county, and also special exhlb-1 Sunday. University of Texas School of'its by nurserymen and florists.] Barometric pressure at s c a Law. AD exhibit by the 30.10. for out-of-lown individuals or groups. There's a youth divi- sion "Magic Green Fingers" for arrangements using flowers or plant material. Under this division the groups are divided In the Texas Senate Baker Art Guild members was sponsor of the Padre Island be staged with the show National Seashore Preserve! Exhibitors must have entries bill and of the new Texas hoi al the Victoria High School, 1108 also! Sunset Saturday: rise Sunday: check law. This Information tmjcd on data from the U.S WeathtT Bureau Vtrtnna Office ISarn Houston Drive, between 7i Eiiewhere, into under 12 years, "Parade of or over 12 group, "Miracle Garden" which may ]be a tray, or dish landscape using fresh or dried material. Anything goes in the third section of this division called (See Pige 3) Special Look, Size, Feel Due in Sunday Advocate The Aih-ocatc will have a spucinl look, size and feel Sun- clay morning, as II delivers The Victoria Story to reailcrs in one of the largcsl single editions in the 118-year history of the newspaper. Weeks in the editorial preiiarallon, The Victoria Story Includes accounts of the city's people, iis organizations, Its industry, government anil its culture, and Ions of news- print as well as .special circulation preparations were neces- sary. Kxtra copies to mall to frirmls anil relallvcs will he available at news stands or at The Advocate offices al Ihc regular price of 15 ccnls. Orders for Issues lie ni.-iileil oui of lown will he 50 cents per copy, including wrapping and mailing charges. The front running candidate for Brazil's presidency is the former army chief of staff, Gen. Humberto Castcllo Branco. He is a member of one of Brazil's oldest families. President Johnson said last Saturday "we expect and look forward to brighter hopes" in Brazil, saying constitutional processes were observed in ousting Goulart, But a departure from such processes since then has dis- turbed Washington officialdom. Richard I. Phillips, U.S. State Department spokesman, said j Thursday the United States con- veyed concern to Brazil over press censorship imposed there. In issuing the "institutional (See BRAZIL, Page 3)   

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