Advocate, April 21, 1964 : Front Page

Publication: Advocate April 21, 1964

Advocate (Newspaper) - April 21, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA 118th 347 TELEPHONE m 5-1451 U.S., Soviet Set Nuclear Reduction British Due To Okay Move NEW YORK (AP) The United States and the Soviet Un- ion moved Monday to ease the atomic arms race by culling back production of nuclear ex- plosive material. Great Britain was expected to endorse the ac- tion. President Johnson first re- vealed the plan lo American newspaper publishers al the an- nual luncheon of The Associated Press, worldwide news coopera. live. "We think we will reduce ten- sion while we maintain all the necessary the President said. No WPA Project Then, in a departure from his prepared lext, Johnson went on: "We must not operate a WPA nuclear project, just to provide employment when our needs have been met. "This is not disarmament. This is not a declaration of peace. But it is a hopeful sign and it is a step forward which we welcome and which we can take in hope that the world may yet, one day, live without the fear of war." Shortly afterward, from Mos- cow, came a similar announce- ment in which Premier Khru-i shchev hailed the cutback as! "an opportunity for improving j mutual understanding with olh- er states on the necessity of avoiding a nuclear war." VICTORIA, TEXAS, TUESDAY, APRIL '21, 1964 Established 1818 14 Cents Council Hits Stalemate On Annexation Issue SERENE, BUT NOT SO SAFE Ducks, geese and swans placed in the Optimist Club Pond in Riverside Park rested serene and safe Mon- day, but such is not always the case. Three ducks were killed over the weekend by persons throwing rocks, and the Victoria Parks and Recreation Commission has offered a reward of. for information leading to an arrest. The commis- sioners offered the reward money as private citizens. (Advocate Photo) Laos Crisis LBJ Optimistic Over Rail Talks the nuclear cutback as a com- Sarv flew to a pletely separate but parallel ac- of the rail- .msls reported two foremost atomic powers. Nojtiane without word of a settle- deal was involved, these sources ment of the Laotian crisis. flew here from Wash- uncommunicative after the ington to address luncheon of The Press. the annual Associated He told publishers and their guesls: "f have ordered a further sub- stantial reduction in our produc- tion of enriched uranium, to bel king talked to him and the lead- ers of the military coup that denosed him Sunday. In Washington, a ranking U.S. State Department official said] "the situation in Laos is not yet over, the crisis is still with us." oulllvu V.UUIII I1UI DtJ high source Monday as opli- quoted by name came after an -M.I------. _r ,u_ earlier Whjte an ce ment that "some definite gains' had been made in efforts lo avert a nationwide strike nexl Saturday. The White House statement by press secretary George Reedy caulioned that "Ihere are some very difficult issues that stil remain" in lhe long dispute 'Port To In Rim-Otf SiFor City Post i

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Publication: Advocate

Location: Victoria, Texas

Issue Date: April 21, 1964