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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-
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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