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Advocate (Newspaper) - April 12, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 15 118th 338 TELEPHONE HI 5-1451 VICTORIA, TEXAS, SUNDAY, APRIL 12, 1964 Established 1846 120 Pages THE WHITE HOUSE WASHINGTON March 2, 1964 Dear Morris: It was with great pleasure that I learned from Con- gressman Clark Thompson that The Victoria Advocate is planning to publish its second annual edition of The Victoria Story. Free papers such as yours are an integral part of our democratic way of life, of which the long, eventful life of The Victoria Advocate is a worthy representation. I recall with pride my past association with the people of Victoria, and I commend them on the outstanding growth of their community. With every good personal wish for success, prog- ress, and many more decades of effective reporting and news interpretation. Cotton Farmers Given Four Planting Choices Sincerely, -A. Mr. Morris Roberts Editor and Publisher Victoria Advocate Victoria, Texas Balloting To Open for Pr imanes Absentee voting for the May 2 Democratic and Republican Primaries will get under way Monday and last through April 28. j Voting will be conducted in' the office of County Clerk Val Huvar only during the regular hours of the office, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Present election laws prevent absentee balloting from being held at times other than the office's regular hours, Huvar said. The only method for voting will be in person and by mail. If by mail, the application must be in an envelope post- marked from a point outside the county, Huvar pointed out. It should be accompanied by the voter's poll tax or exemp- tion certificate. The election law also states that persons unable to appear at the office because they are physically disabled or ill, in- cluding pregnancy, must mail their application and a doc- tor's affidavit and poll tax or exemption to the office. The ballot will then be sent to the voter who must return it by mail only. Today's Advocate Relates Victoria's Progress Story This edition of The Victoria Advocate (ells "The Victoria Story" in one of the largest ever published in the news- paper's 118-year history. The second oldest newspaper in Texas, The Advocate, in this edition relates in pictures, stories and advertisements Ihe progress of the city. In six special sections, the areas of government, water projects, schools, medical facilities, women's activities, in- dustry, farm and ranch, and organizations are covered to give Victorians and non-Victorians an over-all look at what goes lo make up the community. This special edition is the regular Sunday paper to subscribers. Persons wishing a second or third copy may purchase them at newsstands Sunday where extra copies will he available, or secure them at The Advocate office Monday at 15 cents each. Orders also will be taken Monday for copies to be mailed away to friends and relatives, with the charge to he 50 cents each which includes wrapping and mailing charges. JRZFLE MISHAP Area Sales Reported Improving First Quarter Gains Noted Sales were steady lo robust in areas ranging from admis- sions lo Ihe city zoo and amusement park to new cars and farm equipment as lhe second quarter of 1964 opened, and businessmen this week generally expressed optimism lhat sales this year may exceed 1963. January and February sales of all makes of new cars were up 25.1 per cent over the same period in IOCS, according to a local automobile dealer. "I can't give you the quar- terly figures, because March isn't in the spokesman said. "But January and Febru- ary were good months." He said that March sales tended lo slow down the pace, however. Exceeded 1963 A farm equipment dealer said that his first-quarter sales exceed the same period in' 1963 by more than al- Ihough 1963 was liio biggesl dollar-volume year in the his- tory of this particular firm. Retail sales inquiries did nol bring forth any superlatives, but spokesmen did express con- fidence in the prospect for a better year in 1964 lhan they had in 1963. "January and February sales were good, but Ihey have dropped off in an ap pliance firm spokesman said. Still, appliance sales for the quarter were rated about even or slightly ahead of the same period in 1903. Oullonk Improved Department store spokesmen reported sales about on a par with the "fair year" of IflfiS, for the first quarter, but cast their eyes optimistically on the improving farm outlook. While equipment sales ap- parently were booming, sales of seed, fertilizer, insecticides and other materials needed by farmers were reported run- ning "about normal." Bui wilh Mill, Export Prices Due alancin Acreae Is Q U E E N OF S II O W Mrs. H. C. Brannies (right) holds the silver Revere Bowl awarded for the entry she and Mrs. E. L. Goetz (center) submitted for First English Lutheran Church in the 1964 Morning Study (AdvociUo I'tmln) Club Flower Show Saturday. Mrs. W. R. McCright, chairman of the show Tor the study club made the presentation for the entry "The Lord is My Shepherd." Religion, Politics Blend Happily in Flower Show Victoria Man Suffers Bullet Wound in Head A Victoria County man who was accidentally shot in his head early Saturday morning vas reported in good condition aturday night after he was aken to John Scaly Hospital in lalveston to undergo surgery or removal of the bullet. Vicente Fuenles, 43, who re- Firefighters Injured DALLAS (AP) Three Navy firefighters were injured, one critically, when their firetruck overturned en route to a plane crash in which no one was hurt Saturday. ides miles was transferred to the Galves- on hospital from Victoria Hos- >ital where he was taken after he shooting incident that oc- curred at a.m. The bullet Winston Low, Dick Thompson Donald Ohrt and Frankic Wil- son, among lhe soft ball enthu- siasts, out early to make room for the new hurricane fence around the CWV Softball Park Mrs. J. B. Wilson an nouncing that the United Church Women will meet with the Catholic Daughters at 8 p.m. Monday at St. Mary's Hall Bloomington PTA members re minded of a meeting Monday p.m. Homemaking Cottage Monte Cuniley now ex periencing lhe chicken pox after his recent recovery from the measles the Oscar Werfe mciers Jr. heading for For O'Connor lo ready the coltag-Uri IH.IL "E Ci nl Chase Field thc Irailer loaded with groceries Unum and Friend--VKfK kitted instantly Saturday and other items to he delivered ing in the congressional lobby ship Garden Club entered a: morning when their car collidedilo area HEB stores was nol of Deputy Osvaldo Lima while and blue Fourth ofiwilh a lrailcr tnlck on a curve damaged, July picnic "Lei's Celebrate" lwo mllcs nnrth of lhe cltyj The highway was blocked for Mil-. ton Cabral. Lima Filho accused Cabral of supporting the anli- Goulart coup, led by Castello Branco. The two went at each On the political scene Ronald Davis entered niche depicling miniature "campaign headquarters" complete with liny gold water cooler, chairs, d, Lima Filho drew a'of Barry Goldwater with the fired three times "Why Not limits on U. S. Highway 77, [an hour and a half before the The victims were of both accidents Homer Abies, 23, of Seminolei could be cleared, and Stephen Anthony The deaths were the second 19, of Michigan. Their car and third of the year as result driven by Abies was knocked of traffic accidents in Refugic back 251 feet after the collisionjCounty. One was killed last year with the truck owned by H.E.B.jas compared (o 14 in a wall. Guards and other congress- to men separated the pair. Caslello Branco had been the front-runner for the presidency since he led the military-polit- (See BRAZIL, Page IOA) Jack Boirc entered a Food according to High table arrangement "Primary Luncheon." Scenes To Remcmhcr Across the room, Ihe Repub- lican Women's organization entered an arrangement show- (Sce SHOW, Page 9A) ANCHORAGE COAST MENACED Quake-Jittery Alaskans Eye Tides ANCHORAGE, Alaska Earthquake-jitlery coastal resi- age a "ly drain1dents south of here were warily project. The worker was1 holding to lhe cable of the line. Today's Chuckle About April IS every year, we owe our success lo Un- cle Sam. the tides Saturday as began creeping up on homes, canneries, warehouses and other buildings. Flooding was feared in low- lying areas of the Kcnal Penin- sula, Kodlak island and possi- bly at Valdez, southeast of An- chorage, where the March 27 earthquake is believed lo have water has been lapping over caused the land to sink from three to more than six feet. A peninsula official, afler touring the area Friday, said high tide sea water already had reached its previous highest lev- el for this time of year, and Homer Spit near the end of the coastal arm, and neared the English Bay and Seldivia air- strips. The Red Cross said it was prepared to open new shelters still has three feet to go before to provide for evacuees if ncc hitting ils seasonal peak Mon day and Tuesday. essary. The agency said Ihcre still arc nine shelters housing Harold Pomeroy, chairman persons evacuated In lhe the peninsula borough, said and tidal waves. way Patrolman Fred Clements rf ME WEATHER of Refugio. Driver of the truck, Pablo Cloudy lo partly cloudy and r, en y IO pan V C OIKW and arcia Pcna 52 of Corpus sfmday' M 0 nyd a y. ChmU, was hospitalized inCor-chancc ofj a few pus Christi after complaining showcrs- Sollthcrly winds 10-20 of injuries to his side. He was mpn. Expected Sunday tempera- not believed to be seriously turcs: High 80, low 68. hurt. j South Central Texas: Cloudy Several minutes after the'lo partly cloudy through Mon- collision at a.m., another day. Few showers mainly near Irailer truck driven by James the coast. High Sunday in the Jones skidded off the highway 80s. and landed in the ditch Temperatures Saturday: High (he driver applied his brakesiWi low 62. to avoid colliding with the! Precipitation Saturday: .03. wrcckkage. Jones was not in- Kcd Cross damage figures show families were affect- ed in the disaster. The quake and seismic waves were said to have destroyed 5'1C homes and damaged others. The lalest casually count from the emergency health office list- ed 55 known dead and 59 miss- ing and presumed dead. The officials slowly are confirming traveling _ the deaths of many on the miss- Victoria while the airmen were f (Port L a v a c n Port jured and the trailer suffered O'Connor Low Sunday at slight damage a-m- ancl P'm- N'gn Clements said thc car a n d at am truck involved in the fatal crash Barometric pressure at s e n remaincd on Ihe highway after !hc collision which occurred in lhe lane anc in which the truck cling. It was headed toward Sunset Sunday: Sunrise n b.iactf on data Woalhtr Uureau ing list. I traveling toward Refugio. the u s i Office I (So Weather ;