Advocate, May 1, 1964

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May 01, 1964

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Advocate (Newspaper) - May 1, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 118th 357 TELEPHONE III 5-1451 Cuba Issues Warning on o Spy Flights U.S. Vows 'fo Con.li.mie HAVANA Min- ister Fidel Caslro warned against more U.S. plr.no flights over Cuba, declaring: "We will defend our sovereignty, what- ever il may cost and wherever il may happen." He said he is ready to seek a peaceful solution to problems with his North American neigh- bor but if Ihe Americans want war "Ihcre will be war." Caslro made the statement during the course of a four- hour talk Wednesday night with foreign newsmen and diplomats at a Japanese diplomatic re- ception thai stretched inlo the early morning hours Thursday. U.S. Stands Finn His remarks set the stage for an address he will deliver Fri- day at Havana's May Day cele- bration. The United States has said Ihe reconnaissance flights will continue despite Cuban pro- tests. The Soviet Union has sup- ported Cuba's prolesls. "We will prevent Ihese flights to the limits of whet our weap- ons can Castro asserted. He did nol specify lhal meant Cuba would use Soviet rockets to try to bring down American planes. In Washington, a Stale De- partment spokesman reaffirmed U.S. determination to continue the surveillance flights. Humor Without mentioning any def- inite date, the Cuban leader said the ground-to-air rockels now controlled by Russians "will be handed over to Cuba.1 In good humor, Castro sipped brandy and soda al Ihe Japa- nese Embassy and lalked unli! 3 a.m. He asked newsmen many limes to write clearly what he was saying. "We. follow a straight, cleai policy and we will not be weak so we will not cry later ovei our Castro said. No Surrender "We will not surrender in tiie face of any position of force This is the 'reason why Cuba can not accept any more flights." The spy flight crisis arose from U.S. intelligence reports that departing Soviet troops arc expected to turn over lo Casdo 24 antiaircraft rocket inslalia lions. A U.S. was sent lo Cuba March 27, via (he Swiss, warn- ing Caslro against interfering] with llie American flights. Rockets Heady A Cuban nolc rejected the U.S. contention that the flights .are necessary to guard against reinlroduction of Soviet ballistic missiles. Last Friday the Soviet gov- ernments paper Izvestia de- VICTOR1A, TEXAS, FRIDAY, MAY 1, 1964 Established 1843 20 Cents WELL, POP, IT WAS LIKE Ed Schiavino, 44-year-old Philadelph- ia contractor, holds twins Donna and Carla after being reunited with them at police headquarters. Schi- avino and his wife parked their car and went into a house, leaving the twins asleep in back seat. When they came out Che car was gone. Police say a teen-ager has admitted he took the car, then abandoned it four blocks away after discovering the babies. (AP Photo) Snakes Seen Park Threat Snake w a r n i n g signals were flashing Thursday for the .Cily Park area. Park Commissioner B. E, Lcissncr Jr. snid sev- eral horses have already been bitten in the Horse- men's Club arena area as he urged parents fo be cautious when in tbe park with their children. The snnkes are coming out of hibernation and their eyes arc liundcd, making (hem especially dangerous, Leissuer said. Exile Government Asked For Cubans LBJ Chides No-Poverty Bill Foes Sees Oblivion For Op posers WASHINGTON (AP) Presi- dent Johnson Thursday night ac- cused Republican foes of his war on poverty "of blind oppo- sition for opposition's sake.'1 He lolri more lhan cheer- ing Democratic women such a course will lead Ihe Republicans .0 oblivion al the polls. "Please, oh, he asked Ihe women's 1964 cam- laign conference, "help us to malch the actions of govern- ment to (he convictions of Ihe people lo help Ihe helpless." GOP Comment Johnson waved a news slory and read (rom it a Republican commenl thai his poverty bill "is headed for oblivion" as soon as the Democrats can figure out a way lo bury it. The President said Hep. Peter Frellnghuysen Jr., R-N.J., made that comment. Thai drew a round of boos and hisses from Uie Democratic women. "My commenl on that lo- the Presidenl said, "is this: For Oblivion "Poverty is beaded for obli- vion if 1 have anything lo do about il. 'And just as soon as the American people have anything to do about II. "And jusl as soon as the State Candidates Whip up Efforts In Final Round FEET Electrical service to farm omes in Iho Fleming Prairie rea in southern Victoria Coun- was interrupted for several ours Thursday morning by dar- ng Ihieves who stripped away vcr feet of power lines nd broke a utility pole in do- ng so. Service was disrupted al aboul a.m. when Ihe power lines, slimalcd to weigh about 500 Munds and valued al were Hacked on San Antonio River load between Kcmpcr City d No. 2 end Matthews Hoad Cuban govern-tice to the world (liat il is Pre" pared "as a last resort lo use lishmenl of ment-in-exile. It said such a government military force to remove should be set up in Lalin Ameri- communism from ca to rally Cuban refu- CuDa- gees "to work openly for (he The 24-member council of liberation ol Cuba." prominent Republicans is head- In backing actions against theied by Dr. Millon S. Eisenhower, --------------------------------------brother of former Presidenl Dwighl D. Eisenhower. Declaring "Castro must the council said [he situation has worsened because of Ihc ihnson administration "has no and firm policy loward __ and "Ihe lime for action is long 11 11.JLI1L1V1 llyll t illl; VJUII, LJUIIII VJIM" mv n 1 Pentagon insisted Thursday hart made lo newsmen in To- Radar Failure Comment Brings Pentagon Rebuffgr Johnson added. The President said "with iod's help and yours" Congress will pass this year an anti-pov- erty prcgram that will pride to "all good Americans' of compassion and good will. Shakes Hands Johnson, who was applander 30 limes during his speech made his way through a crowt of convention goers and sight seers in the hotel lobby anc spent aboul 10 minutes gelling (Sec LBJ, Page WASHINGTON (AP) The mcnls which Gen. John Gcr. Ihal an earlhciuakc-caused pow- er failure at a missle warning sife in Alaska caused no signi- ficant lapse in Ihe radar net- work. The Pentagon gave (hat an- swer when asked about corn- Only 20 Sign In St. Joseph Fifth Grade Only 20 students, have regis- tered for the fifth grade at St. kyo. Gerhart, chief of the North American Defense Command, said lhat during (he quake last month, a generator failure at the ballistic missile early warn- posed: 1. A slep-up in U.S. pressure lo persuade free world countries to slop trading with the Fidel Castro regime. If the other non-CommunisI ing system (BMEWS) site at countries continue to folUny on- Clear, Alaska, caused a power 'y "fheir immediate self inler- would side with Cuba if it were allacked. Caslro told (hose at the Jap- anese reception that Ihc United Stales had known for a long (Sec FLIOHTS, Page 8) Josc-ph next September during Ihe school's two-da; period for failure of a few minutes dura- lion. But he said necessary re- pairs were made and power re- stored quickly. Tlie Defense Department com- ment Thursday was: "At no time during Uic Alas- quake was (here a loss of warning capability of any oper- ational significance. Warning is m'lnS not dependent upon a single ra- istra- or communication Is. circuit. Only boys in the fiflli through j "One of the three BMEWS ra- ,arc laUg l at BMEWS site at Clear, (josj power for six minutes due Catholic school. Brother William Callahan.llo a gcncralor malfunction bul principal, said that last year 3-1 coverage came from boys were enrolled in the fiflh parls of the system, opera nv, .Jt.lu, IJUL' ULIU all ULIUMU1 UILIIS WllILKI is a possibility we will pick tip'Alaska, including BMEWS site a few more before school Clear." nexl fall. We could the GOP statement said, the United States would be jns- iified in withdrawing some of ils aid and power now committed to free world protection else- where. 1. U.S. initialive in Ihe Organi- zalion of American States for collective Latin-American ac- tion againsl Cuba. 3. Increased counterpropagnn- da against Castro lo be conduct- ed in Latin America, preferably with the cooperation of the OAS and the proposed Cuban govern- ment-in-exile. Stepping up of fee liven ess other of the Alliance for Progress pro- gram of aid lo Latin America by withholding U.S. assistance (rom those countries which do nol live up lo Iheir reform pledges, and liberally reward- llM, (J ling talking aboul a Jong trip for grades nine and len, and Wayne Jacobs attending ;S2-1 a month for grades eleven lo some business Mrs. 0. twelve. I'ricc, becoming a founding! BrnfJicr William "Lei's j said seven J-et ast Thursday and moved in-CM T tl, A liltle warmer Frl. land were southward. a nr t h r., a director of the t it- n, 111., a Ul I II U as far as Alice. Skies sponsoring club. "Riders know overcast from aboul Waco (nat ,ho BCOmpetilion will be dicalcd for "the northern half day 8 p.m, in the Parish Ilalljthe state Friday. stiff, and Ihcre will nol be any- lucking out because of bad es or bulls." "1 8 with door prizes, special games! Maximum le'mperatures for eventa an alon n an a and refreshments Members the day ranged from 94 at Pre- packed program' of olher of St. Joseph's Molars Club be-IS1dio lo 73 at San Anlonlo. eo skills wfil feature Jng reminded lo make rescrva- A new Ion- pressure system each erformance rod- '10" pressure system each performance, beginning at move Arizona 8 p.m with the colorful grand for ,'.he an' daV "nd move on eastward, enlry. There will be the swift nual Mother's Day breakfast lo This could cause a rainy dec- rides and skilled roping of the be held May 3, at St. Mary's lion day Saturday in Texas, licdown contestants the intrl- jcale horsemanshjp cowgirl 4 Hall. iforecasters said. THE WEATHER Cloudy lo partly cloudy with some light rain and a few wide- This year's program also fca lures one of (he specially ac favorites of Ihe rodeo circuit Poncho, a monkey who act like a cowboy and seems tc think he really is one, will ride bis favorite King, i a cutting contest using stiee instead of catllo. Incidentally King is a most u n u s u a being the son of Ih 1955 Internalional Champior Border Collie of Scolland. Th dog-monkey act is owned b ly scattered showers. Friday Clinton Harlow of Llano. through Satuday. East lo southeasterly daytime winds at 10 lo 20 m.p.h. Expected Friday Temperatures: High 88, low 70. lo partly cloudy Friday through day. High Friday 78-88 north and 84-S4 south. Temperatures Thursday: High 76, low 65. Precipitation Thursday: Trace. Tides (Port Lavaca-Port O'- Connor High at be handling Ihe microphon a.m. Friday. Low at a.m. red al Sarday. Barometric pressure al s e a level: 29.72. Sunset Friday: Sunrise Snlurday: This Information hated on data Ihe U.S. weather Buic.ni Vlclojla Office. Clown Bo Bland and h i Bucking Ford will offer addi lional amusemenl. In addltior the arena funny man has th Soulh Central Texas: Cloudy job of keeping Ihe bulls from attacking fallen cowboys, There are some seals i Ihe Cily Park arena and rede sponsors arc hopeful Ihey wl be filled for each performance Tickels are a dollar (or adulls 50 cents for children under 1 years. Pete McKenzie of Scaly wi duties Oils year. Pickup m e arc Artie Bittner of El Camp and Fritz Garrctt of Louise Leo Carber Is president of Ih Horseman's Club. The rodeo is sanctioned by the Southwestern Rodeo Asso c.'allon. Yarborough Power Ceases Denounces As Line Stolen lDelrt Claim 'eel ground wire sections which vcre removed [rom five polcsi The officials told Sheriff's Depulies Jim Uowden and Olio that Ihe was ap- parently broken when the wire Oceanic tangled when being yanked oft of the poles with a pulling device. The company quickly restored service lo Ihc arcn when noti- fied of (he trouble mid had broken replaced by lime Ihe, deputies arrived (p make their on-lhe-scetic investi- gation. The department, mean- McLcmloii Sets V Speeches 5 Ny THn ASSOCIATED FKESS Texas' hottest U.S. Senate race in recent political history nonred an end with both Demo- cratic candidates fighting for last minute advantage. Gordon McLendon, speaking over a statewide television net- 'iim work, told an outdoor rally be- tSrv orc "10 Alamo in San Antonio IL Officials of Victoria County while, was invcsligiiliim Hie llcclrlc Co-Opcralive, owners of le stolen property, listed Iho oss as feet of six-gauge oppcr wire used in the section f power line and 100 feel ot :ie same type material In 20- theft of an elcclric hand saw from a car parked at Hie Nel- son Allen residence ill W01 E. Virginia Avc., between 0 p.m. Sunday and Thursday. Value of Ihe saw wns placed at S29.D5. State Demos Eye Tardy Candidates AUST1N Demo-, crallc parly officials began le- gal research Thursday lo deter- mine whether the parly should act on reports of late filings of or failure to file campaign ex pense accounts by candidates. Secretary of State Crawford Uarlln notified 33 candidates, ncluding four in statewide and two in congressional races, that he is not accepting or filing their campaign ex- pense reports because. Ihey yere not received by Uic dead- mo, midnight April 21, The Democrats' slate execu- ivo director, Pat O'Kccfe, said 10 will review laws on the siib- ecl lo determine Ihe parly's role. Slalewide candidates nolified .heir reports were lale are Re- niblican Millon Davis of Dallas, or U.S. senator; Democrats Robert Baker of Houston and Bob Looney of Houston, for congressman al large, and Scars McGcc, lor Supreme Court. Congressional candidates re. ceiving like nolicc are Stale ilcp. Malcolm McGregor of El Paso and Charles Langfort ol Mounl Enterprise, Democrats. No reports had been received Thursday from U.S. Rep. Clark Fisher of San Angclo or Godfrey Sullivan of Waco, Democrats; villo or Charles Isenhowcr ol Clifton, Republicans. Election laws provide persons failing lo file the reports on ime "shall forfeit their right to lave Iheir name placed upon he ballot at any subsequent... election." Under a ruling several years ago by the Austin Court of Civil Ihe sole means ol ceeplng a violator's name ofl the ballot Is through a dlslricl court proceeding Initialed by any citizen entitled lo vote on candidates for the office soughl Ihe violator. The law also provides lha'. persons who foil lo file such statcmcnls are subjccl lo cannot be applied because of .v srror in iiie form ot Hie legis- alion, Others notified Thursday by Martin of lale filings are: Disl. Judge Jack Miller of Sim Siiba, Dist. Judge M. C, (See DEMOS, Viific 9) Building Set At Ganado rtilvin-uto News Scrvtca GANAUO The new Oily Hal and Fire Station will go on pub ic display Sunday from lo 5. p.m. at an open douse. "The people approved Uik Mayor W, W. Bran dcs said Thursday, "and we want thorn to come by Sunday and see what tbey have. Death Probe At Standstill Advocate Porl Lavaci Bureau PORT LAVACA The probe into the apparent drowning of Jesus Nuncio, 38, ot Houslon. was al a standstill Thursday a; an autopsy report was awailet by Justice of Ihc Peace Frank Kelly. Kelly ordered Ihe post-mor tern Tuesday night shortly aft or the barber's body was fount floating face down In Smith Harbor In the downlown area o I.avaca Bay. The aulopsy was performed In Victoria. While the aulopsy report was being awaited, Sheriff D. U. Hal lihurton said his department's Investigation was not closed bui nothing had been done with li Thursday. A friend who last saw Nuncio alive Monday morning, Ellsco Oarza, 24, of Edna, was re leased- from custody Wednesday after being held for questioning In connection with the case. if to or one (p five 'ears In prison on conviction. ?he Texas Court ot Criminal Appeals ruled in IOG2, however hat these criminal provisions The new facility was appn in a bond issue nine months' ago. Voters approved sothIssues In the proposal, 000 for a new fire Iruck 'liursday night lhat he and his upporters stood "on the thres- old of sweeping victory." He utlini'd what lie called ihc 'real issues" of the campaign, iling about 15 points. Gift Not Mentioned lie did not mention a running lallle with Sen. Ralph Yarbor- ingh over an alleged gift of he said Billie Sol Estes iimed- to Yarborough 'in I860. "In McLendon said, 'we have a great slate under lie leadership of responsible conservatives. We need thai .time brand ot conservatism in Vnshinglon." lie saici Ihc Issues included .-ivil rifiltls and he was against lie public uccomodalions sec- ion of Iho Senate bill while Vat-borough would nol lake a stand. He accused Ihe senator of pulling "Ills devolion for na- .ional labor chiefs 'ahead of Ihosc of the people of labor and (he labor unions of Texas." Flvb Appearances McLendon announced earlier i scries of five local live TV nppcai-imces Friday in Hurltn- B-511, Laredo, Corpus Port Arthur nnd Austin before returning to Dallas lo vole Sat- jrrtay, Ynrboroiigh toured North and Kasl Texas and worked on his final TV talk sel for Friday night from Fort Worlh. Unlit candidates took time to level countercharges resulting from Ihe several highly contro- versial addresses each has made. Denounces Claim Yarborough, in Wichita Falls, denounced a McLendon claim (hat YnrborouGh failed lo pay an overdue note on debt cdjimd then allocated campaign funds to pay the note in a law- suit settlement. Yarborough said a suit seek- "8 payment of the note was fire-fighling equipment, only 10 days before his for the Iwo-slory build- ing of masonry construction. Only eight voles were casl igainsl Ihe building, and four against (lie new equipment. The Ganado American Legion Posl will present a flag and conduct brief flag raising cer- emonies at p.m. Senate election in 1957 and "Ihe note was not flue." He said the was borrowed for cam- paign expenses and was being repair! in installments. "As soon as the note became duo, it was paid, but not through the Yarbor- (Sce CANDIDATES, Page 9) PROCEDURES EXPLAINED Dual Balloting System Outlined for Election By Till', There arc nly fnrfcral can n; otflers wil1 havc seta of ni, >h n u tho full ballot Ifa the first free balloting for -J votcrs- There arc Tcxans machines-some ma- blc lo vote free In primary elecllons, Ihe slt.tc "nly fnrfcral controller's tlcparttr.i ported Thursday. It's the first frc_______n all Texans of voting age in 62 years and results from the ral- ifiealion of n federal poll lax ban amendmenl, completed in January. Texas, however, retained the poll tax as a voting requirement .....elections, so Paper polling ilacus will have fcparatc bal- ols for federal office-only vol- ers; others will manually mark Ihrough all bill federal offices or printers will have Mocked dual balloling system used Salurday. Persons who obtained free regislration Ihe form of receipts marked "poll tax nol a special regislration period 6, can vote Salurday on candi- dates for: 1. U.S. rcpresentaliv; serving Ihc voter's dislriel. 2. Congressman-at-lnrgo, 3. U.S. senator, In addition, Republicans with Ihc free certificates can vote In the GOP prcsidenlial preference poll. Election officials across Iho slate have employed various means lo accommodate holders of free certificates, including: inn uniLuis, aboul 20 per cent of the Republican ballots will have federal offices on one side, state and local offices on the olher; slill others are marked so a top portion with federal offices can be separated from full ballots by tearing. Full balhls will be available lo persons who have paid poll laxes and per- sons who obtained exemption certificates. Today's Chuckle The trouble wllh belbg bachelor Is that a guy has lo get up so cnrly lo make Ihc money lo slay out to laic. J ;

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