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Advocate (Newspaper) - May 4, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 118th 360 TELEPHONE HI 5-H51 VICTORIA, TEXAS, MONDAY, MAY 4, 1964 Established 16 Cents Terrorism Mounting In Saig on Attacks Eyed By Yiet Cong SAIGON, South Viet Nam CAP) Mounting Communist Viet Cong terrorism gave this Vietnamese capital the jitters Sunday. U. S. Ambassador Hen- ry Cabot Lodge denounced the Viet Cong tactics as murderous and revolting lo civilized people everywhere. Lodge made the statement aft- er narrowly missing involve- ment in a grenade attack thai injured eight Americans and one Vietnamese on a street near tlie Communist-sabotaged U. S. air- craft ferry Card on Saturday night. Ambushed In the countryside, meanwhile Viet Cong guerrillas ambushed a jeep and injured slightly a Po- lish major attached lo the In- ternational Control Commission made up of Poles, Indians and Canadians. The white painted commission vehicles have come under Viet Cong fire before but this was the first time a Com- munist representative was Ine viclim, A South Vietnamese unit walked into an ambush on a secondary road 20 miles west of Saigon and lost 17 infantrymen and civil guardsmen killed and and 31 per cent of the entire outfit. Missed Attack Lodge drove along (he Saigon street 10 minutes before a Viet Cong terrorist riding a bicycle lobbed a homemade grenade into a group of strolling Ameri- can officers and men. Lodge was on his way to inspect the damaged ship. Five of the injured were hos- pitalized. Four were described as in good condition. An eve in- jury will keep the fifth man in the hospital longer than the rest. "This is typical of the murder- ous methods used by the Viet Cone and must appear utterly revolting lo civilized people ev- Lodge said after a Sunday visit with the hospital- ized men. Hundreds of terrorist at tack have occurred in Saigon in the past 10 years, but there was growing concern that the Com- munists would use the month of May, which contains severa Communist and Vietnamese hol- idays, for an all-out terror cam- paign. Military intelligence sources said Viet Cong sabotage and as sassination teams have been in- filtrating the city for the pasl few weeks. Goldwater Hikes Lead WASHINGTON (AP) _ Sen Barry Goldwaler of Arizona over the weekend widened hi; lead in The Associated Press poll of delegates to the Republi- can presidential nominating con vention. Goldwater picked up addition al delegates over the weekenc in Georgia, Tennessee and Mis souri. The AP figures Sunday give Goldwater 209 with 655 needed for the nomination. As expected, Son. Margare Chase Smith of Maine will have that state's 14 delegates as long as she is a candidate for th presidential nomination. An Associated Press poll e the 513 Republican delegate elected to date shows Gov. Wil liam W. Scranton of Pennsylvan la with 63 delegates, Ambass ador Henry Cabot Lodge 43 Hep. John Byrnes of Wisconsin Vice Rich ard M. Nixon 7, former Rep Walter Judd of Minnesota 4, an 143 delegates uncommitted. Canvassing Of Ballots To Be Held Returns from the Democratic 3rimary held Saturday in Vic- oria County will be canvassed t 1 p.m. Tuesday at the court- juse. Included among these will be le return from three county rainage districts where ommissioners were to have een nominated in each district But in Drainage Dislricl No. localed in Ihe Crescent Valley- ilatchetl Manor area, a runoff may be necessary to decide the bird commissioner. Charles Brilons Wounded In Cyprus Blast ..NICOSIA Cyprus British soldiers of Ihe U.N. L'y prus peace force were sligiuiv in Nicosia late Sunda- night In an explosion on th borderline of the Greek am Turkish seclors of the city, U.N. headquarters spokesma said. The two men, both from th 28th Regiment, Royal Artillery were on foot patrol when the ex plosion occurred. The spokesman said the tw had been superficially woundec in the legs. The cause of the blast was under investigation. Yarborough Glows With Vote Victory WHO'S The Fischer quin- tuplets are seven-months-old and strike a surprised pose in their Aber- deen, S.D., home. James Andrew, center, is the only boy. Ha is sur- rounded by his sisters Mary Margaret, Mary Catherine, Mary Magdalene and Mary Ann. Officials Gloomy Over Tariff Talks GENEVA heralded Kennedy round of tariff talks cent would be a good showing Of the 75 counlries to lake par opens Monday with American in the long negotiations, th officials gloomier than ever on the chances of getting the full 50 per cent of tariff cuts author- ized by Congress. Experts say 40 or even 30 per Injures 7 Schooner Jr. lead wilh 32 voles, ollowed by Olio Haschke with 8, but L. J. Hondlik and J. H. Mitchell tied for third with 13 votes each. The three high rote-getters win, so a runoff may be necessary to decide the third spot. In the county's largest drain- age district, No. 3, which include a large section of northeast Vie- oria, the three incumbents were unopposed. They are Carl A. lohnson, who polled votes, ".ouis Pozzi, and H. M. rlobbs, They face Republi- can opposition in Ihe general election. In Drainage District No. 2, he winners were A. C. Ham nack wilh 293 voles, A. H, lodde, 269, and William Bayer, 165. The fourth man in Ihc race, 1. C. Wynn, received 181 votes. Results in Ihe only three con- estcd precinct Democratic chairman olections saw Rafael G. Castillo beat William A. ieuler, 278 to 190, in the Election Precinct 1 voting al lopkins School! Louis Arm- (Sce BALLOTS, Page 14) Advocate Cuero Burea Eight persons es- caped serious injury in a Iwo- car collision on Stale Highway lit at Pelersville early Sunday morning. Highway Patrolman Bill Ken- dall said Hie cars were driven by Tony Pokluda, 21, of Cuero and Satire Amador of Rt. 2, Yoakum. He said the collision occurred when Amador at- tempted a left turn off the high- way while Pokluda was at- tempting to pass. Pokluda's car caught fire, but the blaze had been extinguished by Ihc lime a fire truck had ar- rived from Yoakum. Pokluda's younger brolher, Bobby, was held over at Huth Memorial Hospital in Yoakum for a number of hours but was released Jaler in the day. The older Pokluda was treated and released. A passenger in his car, Miss Patricia Judd of Cucro, was not injured, Kendall reported. Others treated and released were the driver of Ihe second car and his passengers, Rosic Amador, Satiro Amador Jr., Augusline Sanchez and Alfred Tijcrina. most important arc Ihe six tha have joined in the European Common Wcs Germany, Italy, Belgium, Ho' land and Luxembourg. Pres dent Charles de Gaulle is un likely to let French industr; take on the heavy Americai competition that so deep a lar iff cut would bring. Edward Heath, president the British Board of Trade, goe along with the 40 per cent cu but Britain's weight is less tha it used lo be. Kicchi Myazawa, the minis er who heads 'the economi >lanning agency in Japan, lol newsmen he is optimistic o vinning tariff cuts for induslr al goods, loss optimistic who 't comes to farm products. The United States mninlnii .hat one cannot be done wilhou the other. Of the Communist countries only Czechoslovakia, Poland an Yugoslavia will lake a limlle WEST BELIEVES Castro To Steer Clear Of Showdown on Flights put the trade expansion a districts. Ph Srldges moved ahead of Dr Clyde Morgan in the 17th whil John O'Connell look a slim lea over Layman Cameron in th 20th. Today's Chuckle Now they're Investigating TV fans. They caught o fel- low Ihc olhcr night enling his TV dinner in front of a radio. IN RUNOFF The only slnlewkle Democratic runoff will pit Rep. Joe Pool, (left) congressman- aMarge running lor a uccond term, against Robert Baker, Houston lawyer County Results In Dem Primary U.S. SENATOR ordon McLendon 3315 Ralph Yarborough 4242 CQNGRESSMAN-AT-LARGB Bill Elkins Robert Baker 2194 Bob Looney 487 Joe Pool 2136 Dan Sullivan 1150 U.S. K13PKKSENTAT1VE Ninlli DIslrkt Clark Thompson 7683 GOVERNOR Johnnie Hackworlhe 35 Don Yarborough 2062 John Coimally 5503 M. T. Banks 55 ulEUTENANT GOVERNOR Albcrl Fucntcs Jr......... 1783 Preston Smith 5566 ATTORNEY GENERAL Waggoner Carr 7722 AGRI. COMMISSIONER Millard Shivers 3435 John White 3716 LAND COMMISSIONER Jerry Sadler 5177 Pred !I. Williams 1861. STATE COMPTROLLER Robert S. Calvcrt..........7752 STATE TREASURER Jesse James 7768 RAILROAD COMMISSIONER Ben Ramsey 7736 RAILROAD COMMISSIONER, funoxpircd lerm) Jim C. Langdon 4197 Jesse Owens 2717 TEXAS SUPREME COURT (Assoc. Justice, Place 1} Sears McGce.............. 2414 Jack Pope '1679 TEXAS SUPREME COURT (Assoc. Justice, Place 2) Ruel C. Walker 774 TEXAS SUPREME COURT (Assoc. Justice, Place 3) Rohcrl W. CRIMINAL APPEALS COURT (Presiding Judgo) K. K. Woodlcy 776 CIVIL APPEALS COURT 13TII JUDICIAL DISTRICT CHIEF JUSTICE toward P. Green 772 ASSOC. JUSTICE, PLACE 1 T. Gilbert Sharpe 774 ASSOC. JUSTICE, PLACE Z Paul W. Nye 774 DISTRICT JUDGE (2-Kb Judicial District) Joe E, Kelly 773 DISTRICT JUDGE <135lli Judicial District) Frank II. Grain 775 DISTRICT ATTORNEY Dave Whitlow 307 Wiley Chcallinm 443 STATE REPRESENTATIVE (33nl District) R. H. (Dick) Cory 771 COUNTY ATTORNEY W. W. Kilgore 769 SHERIFF M. W. Marshall ..........'422 Dornn Cornelius 34 TAX ASSESSOR-C01.LECTOI H. C. Dodson 764 COUNTY COMMISSIONER (Precinct I) Pat Moore 463 CONSTABLE. PRECINCT 1 J. 13. llniiimack 232 Victor Aikck 126 A. J. Weaver 112 CHAIRMAN, DEMOCRATIC EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE Weldon Mollclle 707 CONSTARLE, PRECINCT 2 E. C. Mueller Jr......... I Frank Hayes.............. 15 Joe Price 3 COUNTY COMMISSIONER (Prcclncl 3) Martin A. Ilubcr li J, 0. Halepasku 1 (Sec RESULTS, Page 11) Six Texas Congressmen Brush Off Challengers By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Six Texas Congressmen swept sast Democratic primary chal- lengers Saturday night and traced for a November show- down against a full slate of GOP contenders. Only Congressman-at-large Joe Pool among the contested U. S. House members failed to win a clear majority. He faced a runoff againsl attorney Rob- ert Baker, Houston Democrat. The state's two GOP represen- tatives, Bruce Alger of Dallas and Bd Foreman of Odessa, did not encounter primary opposi- tion. Democratic runoffs will be held in Districts 15 and 16 and two contested Republican races remained In doubt. Attorney Eligio de la led two contenders in Iho 15lh district, but a runoff loomed for the seat vacated by Rep. Kilgore, Likewise, former state Rep. Richard White paced the con- test in Ihe 16th District repre- sented by Republican Foreman but could expect a June 6 run. off date with Malcolm McGrcg or, a slato legislator. Here were the latest returns Sunday lo the Texas Election Bureau in contested U. S. House races by districts: Democralic Dallas 20 m.p.h. Expected Monday Geno McCullough Lin THE WEATHER Cloudy to partly cloudy, with Illlle lemperalure change Mon- day Ihrough Tuesday. Bob Poage 3. Rep. Lindlcy Bcckwor Charlie Lnngford L. Everett Pago 5. Daxton Bryanl Ear Cabcll 0. Itcp. Olin Tcague Jack Zubik 7. Rep. John Dowdy Dcnton Musslewhite 11. Joe F. McAlister of a few widely scattered showers Tuesday afternoon. Southeast and south winds 10 lo 12. T. D. Thompson Jl Wright 15. Ellglo dc la Garza tcmperalures: 72, high 99. Soulh Central Texas: Cloudy lo partly cloudy and warm Mon- day Ihrough Tuesday with wide- ly scattered thundcrshowers mainly near the coasl Tuesday allernoon. Temperatures Sunday: Low 15lh 79, high 87. Tides (Porl Lavava-Port Joe O'Connor High al John O'Connell a.m. Monday, low at a.m. Tuesday. Barometric pressure at s e a level: 29.79. Sunset Monday sunrise Tuesday I ram Ihc US. Weather Bureau Victoria Olltce. (So Wealhtr 14) sey Rodriguez 16. Mrs. Robert Dooley Malcolm McGregor Ric ard White 17. Rep. Omar Burlcson Max Carrlker Republican Primary: 17. Phil Bridges 768, Dr. Clyi Morgan 725. 29. Layman Cameron Easl Texas voters surprlsi many political observers whi they gave Rep. Dowdy a dec slvc victory over Musslewhft youthful Lufkin attorney. The two opponents waged a This Information on data explosive Campaign llial W Ignited In part by Ihe 1962 cle (See ELECTION, 14) 'ool Faces 5aker in limoff Incumbents Rated Ry Till: ASSOCIATED PRESS Sen. Ralph Yarborough asked Sunday in a Democratic nomination victory he called s "greatest" afler defeating ordon McLcndon, who mount- l one of Ihc most effective rst-race campaigns in Texas Islory. Yarborough survived ques- ons aboul his relations wilh irmcr promoter Blllie Sol Es- cs, now bankrupt and convicted swindling, to win by a com- ortablo margin. Saturday's vast primary was fine day for present office- with Gov. John Con- ally and most other incumbent )emocrals winning nomination. Single Runoff The only runoff statewide line 6 for the Democrats pitted op. Joe Pool, congressmau-at- argo running for a second term, gnlnsl Robert Baker, Houston awycr. Two district congres- ionnl races also will be run off. lllglo do la Garzn and Lindsey ;odrlguez will fight it out for ho District 15 post now occu- Icd by Rep. Joe Kilgoro, who ild not seek re-election. And iichard White nnd Malcolm .IcGrcgor will vie (or the seal low occupied by Rep. Ed Fore- man, R-Tcx. All six incumbent U.S. House Democrats elected by won renomlnallon. Barry Backed Tho Republicans were headed or a runoff between George choice of the GOP cadcrsliip, and Jack Cox, whose ast-mlnute cnlry left party nembcrs undecided between them. Four men were in the icld for GOP Senate nomtna- Ion. Republicans also demonstrat- ed In a non-binding preferential poll thai the Texas GOP wants Icn. Barry Goldwater of Arizo- na as the party's presidential candidate. The No. 2 man in the poll .urned out lo be Ambassador ilcnry Cabot Lodge, who was not on Ihe ballot. He received about 10 per cent as many votes s Rolclwalcr. although voters vcro required to write in his name. Some Conflicts Precinct conventions bold by Democrats after Ihc. primary voting indicate there may be some conflicts at the slate con- tention between delegates who ike Gov. Connally but are op- wscd to President Lyndon B. Johnson's program, and liberals who are only lukewarm, at cast, to Connally. The latest returns from Iho Texas Election Bureau showed: Democratic primary: Governor: M. T. Banks (Sec YAHROKOUGH. Page "A Hot Line" to the World Dfxon, a man with puts you In touch with all the off-beat areas, personalities, and problems which sees first-hand in his jaunls around the world. Avoiding the stereotypes in major cities, rhii sleight-of- hand turns hil roving eye onto un- noticed dynamite. Follow bis In Tie Oaring Scent In The Advocate storting Today on The Editorial Page City-Wide Dollar Days Today and Tuesday ;