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   Advocate (Newspaper) - May 5, 1964, Victoria, Texas                                THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 118th 361 TELEPHONE HI 5-1451 VICTORIA, TEXAS, TUESDAY, MAY 5, 1964 Established 1949 16 Cents Soviet Radar System WitEdrawn From Cuba BOXCAR HIT A railroad boxcar was knocked from its wheels when-ihjs. heavily loaded truck crashed into it at a crossing just east of the Guada- lupe River Bridge Monday afternoon. Driver Gil- bert Cantu Soto sustained only superficial cuts and bruises, but, the truck tractor was totally de- molished. The truck frame was caved in, creating a difficult situation for workers trying to move the wreckage. (Advocate Photo) Wallace Strength On Line WASHINGTON (AP) Vol. ers in six states and the Dis- trict of Columbia cast ballots Tuesday on subjects ranging from a presidential preference lo a right-lo-work law. Most of the atlention is on In- diana where Alabama Gov. George C. Wallace is challeng- ing a stand-in (or President Johnson with a vigorous cam- paign against the administra- tion's civil rights bill. Also drawing atlention are some sharply contcsled Senate nomination races in Ohio and Oklahoma, a scramble for Flor- ida's Democratic gubernatorial nomination and the issue of un- pledged presidential electors in Alabama, There are no contests of na- tional significance in the New Mexico and District of Colum- bia primaries. In all, nominations will be made for two gubcrnalorial four Senate and 63 House seats Voters will choose delegates lo cast 67 Republican and 153 Democratic votes at the par- ties' national nominating con- ventions. Gov. M Indiana, Johnson, state's Df primary. A large truck was totally de- nolished and a railroad boxcar mocked from its wheels in spectacular collision at p.m. Monday in the 800 block of South Moody St. just north >f the Guadalupe River bridge. Driver of the truck, Gilbert 'antu Soto, of 902 E. Goodwin, lad a narrow escape, but sus- :ained only superficial cuts and Tar Hospital in a McCabe-Car- sioner's i trlcl 2 when Co i supplied Truck, Rail Car Collide on Moody Vom Us wheels, completely blocking the two out-bound "anes of traffic, and one of flic anes carrying inbound traffic. Policemen, who arrived shortly after the accident, 'ound a king-sized traffic prob- em on their hands, with traf- fic stacking up quickly on both sides of the bridge. No estimate was immediate- iruises. He was taken lo De ly available as to damage lo ruth ambulance, and dismissed police spokesman said lie after treatment. The truck, owned by [nc. trucking firm on the Goliad Highway, was carrying a load of caliche when the accident occurred. The truck was inbound to Victoria, with the Missouri- Pacific freight train blocking the highway. Impact of the collision knocked the boxcar the truck or the boxcar. A garded the truck as a lota wreck. Large trucks were used to pull the boxcar and the wreck- ed truck from traffic lanes. Investigating the mishap for the police department were Pa trolman Carl Ziegler and LI Marcus Wilden, will) sevcra olhers on the force assisting in directing traffic. Hiring Policies Adopted By Bloomington Board Primary 1 p.m. 1 light Bill Ken sporting ered tie Ing postc Paris, Fi on Ihe 1 Sam B May 17 doing his sunshine Settle Ing spots hoping same he Red and mcntlng I cial way. BIIUCB gra lallhew E. Welsh of supporting Staff Writer Policies for hiring new Elen ias ace figures to win were discussed and emoeratic presidentia But the question at the monthly session of the board of trustees ol y e a share of the Independent School rea ALL ACE, Page- Monday nighl in the dislr Mis iage R. Peck, board president, favored a system tc The b [is allow board members to have a more direct role in opin jualifiec come of the He told board its ace in Drainage he believed the besl altered would be to have at la inly Clerk Val applications for hot corrcclcd and the board e tabulated Ihe one II and in the race are A. ho polled 292 voles; B. Mullins, 267; and William indicaled mo tie fourth man in would carry out the Hammack, who the board in any such i Sunday to be a But he pointed out be i cceived 184 would probably ar rns in the board action were will be tabulated lhal almost inevitably uesriay al the qualified leachers the Democratic have been hired olhcr school "M ntuiiun LO anow Aiuinns and school principals lo do jf and hiring, with sLj to have the final made by Gutiirle J. seconded by Alvin A. vote was unanimous, Gahrysch out K. Garner and Peck, as board president, did nol al her home by of resignation in delighted with by James K. Lewis, to ion of the local of Carl L. o made sure she principal of ng her own roses School, and his wife, 6 red and white cheek-. Mrs. Sue Picker-ardlng to friends from ance, and commenting leautiful flowers Jury Is Sworn will fac off by high In lorial p The illey III reminding 1 the annual McCnn was appointee foreman of the May term v, task of nsored by the men in 24th District Court Episcopal Church when it was sworn in Henry Malcheil bit to create a Joe E. Kelly lo begin work on a docket of 101 i overtur Willie Mor ng those out early on a morning C. heavy case load developec from the fact thai who speclive cccpting has not had a g r a n usual liat and session since last merils of eerlain Disl. Ally. Wiley tol Otto Ally. W. W. Kilgorc ha mmentlng on the M. W. Marshall I ices to put keys lo be busy submitting -off. e can remember to the jurors Mrs. Clark 6 f that she wasn't McCan, Ihe of running lele includes C. Dubose le opinion that 11 L. Harris, Mrs. i lime lo water a Fly, W. B. Mullins, hoping for a rain lei, W. D. Holzheuser, Mabel Miller com pi Manuel F. Reyes, n friends in a very Joe E. Wcarden, 313 iftli grade teacher at Blooming- on Elementary School. DuBose las accepted a position with Victoria College for the n e x hool year. tellers of resignation were also ready for Dr. E. V. Walton tic dislriet's guidance counselor and Miss Fannie Foster, sixth n'ade teacher. The board also voted to ge an opinion from someone wel qualified concerning the repal -f its swimming pool. Jame. Idmondson, who operated thi lasl summer, said lha bottom of the pool need reworking, plus a new chlorina in as a new membe lasl month, and who made the motion, pointed oul that thi board must know what need, to be done before it can con pendiuires. let! oul, too, tha (See BOARD, Page S) GOP Victor Campaigns [n Victoria Bill Hayes of Temple launchec lie general election campaign n Victoria Monday with an at ack on the administration's orelgn policy for being "weak kneed." A businessman, Hayes wa lotninated Saturday by the Re niblicans as their candidate fo congressman -at -large. Unop josed Saturday, he will face th vinner of the Democratic run off, either Joe Pool of Dalla or Robert W. Baker of Hous m. Hayes addressed a mectin of the Republican Women' Club at Continenlial Inn an aler named Mrs. Homer Mar in, Victoria city councilwom an, as his regional campaig chairman for an area eoverin 14 counties, and M. L; Gaiih of.2304 Mistleloe as his count chairman. The conservative' Republica cited foreign policy, c i v i and "what happens I he taxpayers' dollars" as th three major issues in the con ;ressman-al-large campaign. Hitting the administration foreign policy as weak-kneec (See GOP, Page 9) Caraway Enters Hospital lo Rest Victoria County Com. W. L Caraway, 73, who won re-nom nation lo the office he ha held for 23 years in Saturday' Democratic primary without run-off over a field of four op ponenls, Is due lo go horn Tuesday from Citizens Memoria Hospilal after a brief rest. County Judge Wayne L. Har man said he understood the ve eran commissioner s h o w e symptoms of exhaustion immi diately after finishing a hard working campaign and enlere the hospital for a check-up. Judge Harlman said he wa told thai widely-circulated re ports lhat a heart condition wa involved were not corrccl. 3id Opening 3n Armory 3ue in June Council Acls On Paving By TOM K. KITE Advocate Staff Writer Plans and specifications for he Victoria Army Reserve will be distributed to udders by the regional office C Ihe U.S. Army Reserve in "orl Worth about May 20 layor Kcmper Williams Jr. ias been advised by Army headquarters in Austin. Williams made tho announce- iienl at City Council meeting Monday, and added thai open- ng of bids for the armory Is scheduled during June. "Local contractors who wish o hid on (he job can oblain >laus and spccificalions by writing the district engineer Box 1600, Fort Wil- iams said. 80-Acre Tract The armory is lo be built on >art of Ihe 80-acre tract which Ihe city purchased last year iusl off Ben Jordan Slreel south of the Southern Pacific rail road tracks. In legislative action Monday the council initiated action tc install paving, curb and gutlc: on some 30 blocks of streets h four additions which Cily Man agcr John Lee said would cllm inate gravel slrecls in Hies areas. "We haven't had a pctitlo on Ihis (from property own crs.V' Lee lold the counci "bul Ihc adminislralion feel il Is in the besl inlcrcsl of 111 cily with regard lo mainlc nance and upkeep." Pclition Method Normally the city receive petitions from 75 per cent c the residents of an area befor it Initiates assessment pavin, programs such as these wil be. Streets lo be paved lie withii the additions of Mornlngside Manor Drive, Creslwood Nort' and Crcstwood South. In discussing the aclion c liio city in Initialing the pro; cct, Councilman C. C. Carsnc Jr. said he approved the aclio "because it is, in effect, ex actly what we promised Hi people in Ihc bond program. Promotion Cited He referred to the pronv lional campaign which prccce ed the paving an drainage boond election, du ing which spokesmen said tha the city could "pave all th rest of the slreels in Ihe ell wilhin five years" if bont were voted for major thorougl fares. Councilman Vcllon B. den said also lhal paving i Ihcse areas would keep pay menl from deteriorating o abutting streets. The ordinance passed fir. reading, and requires the cil {See BID, Page 9) Bush9 Cox Court Backing Of Eliminated Opponents INTENSIVE STUDY School Supl. C. O'Hnra Chandler, right, discusses with Dr. Frank Hubert of Texas University, who heads a group of 1G distinguished educators here as an evaluation team, the busy schedule the visiting consultants will carry out during their four-day slay. They arrived Sunday and began actual Bin dies in Victoria schools Monday. Dr. Hubert said the learn was pleased with its early findings. (Advocate Photo) Johnson Extends His Poverty Tour WASHINGTON (AP) President Johnson will extend his on-the-spot studies of poverty-stricken areas to five more stales this week. The While House announced the President will visit Maryland, Ohio, Tennessee, North Carolina and Georgia, in thai order, on Thursday and Friday. Except in Ohio, his inspecllons .will be n Appalachian Mountain areas. A detailed Itinerary remains !o he worked oul bill press sec- retary George Rccdy said John- ion will fly lo Athens, Ohio, Thursday la speak at Hie I6fllh anniversary of Ohio University, lie will slop In western Mary- land en route. In Atlanta Tho president is lo spend Ride Train in Park Victoria Parks and Recreation Commission, meeting in an ah breviatod session with nothing q> listed on the agenda for formal O action, reported that revenue Move Dents Castro's Arsenal Inferior Anns Reported Lcii WASHINGTON (AP) The Soviets linve pulled oiil of Cuba a highly sophisticated new radar system lhat probably added lo tho effectiveness of Fidel Cas- tro's antiaircraft missiles, it was learned Monday night. Tho radar system which qualified sources said had not been seen anywhore else but withdrawn about two or three months ago. It was said lo have been less suscep- tible lo jamming, capable of faster target tracking, ami prob- ably was for use against low- flying pianos. Withdrawal of this system re- turns Hie efficiency of tho Cuban vital to the perform- ance of the antiaircraft mlssiles- to the level of what It was at the time of Die Cuban missile crisis in the fall of 1063, it was reported. Shot Down U2 i Soviet antiaircraft missiles, called SA2s, vfere believed to lave shot an American ligh-allitucle U2 reconnaissance over Cuba at the height of .he 19C2 crisis. The withdrawal of the ad- vanced radar system was dis- closed after the Defense Depart- ment denied published reports lhat the Soviets had pulled their top-grade antiaircraft missiles out of Cuba. These reports suggested that Prime Minister Castro had been ieft with second-class missiles possibly unequal lo the task of downing U.S. high-altitude re- connaissance pianos. Dobrynln Evuslve The Defense Department statement said the department ias "no Information Indicating any change In the characleris- lics of the ground-to-air missiles installed In Cuba, despite pub- lished reports." Soviet Ambassador Anatoly F. Dobrynln evaded newsmen's [uestlons about Soviet rockets in !uba. Dobrynin, who conferred with DALLAS (AP) Political ac-i livity in Texas was mainly con- fined to Dallas Monday as Re- publican senatorial run-off can- didates sought support for their nc 6 show-down. George Bush and Jack Cox will face one another in the run- off by virtue of having been high in the four-man GOP sena- rial primary. The winner of the second pri- mary will have the formidable task of facing U. S. Sen. Ralph large race Monday was 304. In the Democratic race for governor, John Connally's lead remained impressive in late re- turns. A total of ballots were counted for Connally, Don Yarbcrough and two minor can- didates. Yarborough, a Democrat, in the Tuesday and Wednesday. Winds general election In November. to southeasterly at 15 to Cox and Bush Monday made 25 m.p.h. Expected Tuesday 'AIM n r AC in Ditlnn IA rw n-v J __. _ overtures in Dallas to Dr. Rob- ert Morris and Dr. Milton Dav- is, who ran Ihird and fourlh, re- spectively, In Ihe race for Re- publican senatorial nominee. Morris and Davis, both of Dal- s, told Ihe Associated Press they have not decided where, to throw Uieir support In Ihe GOP n-off. The other slate-wide run-off June 8 will see Incumbent Joe Pool of Dallas facing Houston lawyer Robert Baker for Demo- for U. S. Con- Pool, wilh voles, cap- lured nearly 47 por cent of Ihc ballots. Baker al latest count has Tolal vole in the at- THE WEATHER Mostly cloudy and warm The hottest race in Ihe pri- mary which Ralph Yarborough beat Gordon Me- Lendon for Democratic senator- ial nomination brought over voters to the polls. Texas Election Bureau returns from 254 of 254 counties, 220 complete: Democratic primary: Governor: M. T. Banks 955, Gov. John Connally 278, Mrs. Johnnie Mae Hack- worlhe Don Yarborough to lempcralures: Low, 75; high, 89. South Central Texas: Cloudy to partly cloudy and warm Tues- day and Wednesday high Tues- day 85-95 except 95-103 south- west. Temperatures Monday: Low, 77; high, 85. Tides (Port Lavaca Port O'Connor High at p.m. and next low al a.m. Wednesday. Baromelric pressure al sea John White level: 29.85. Wednesday This Informtllon bated on dila from the U.S. Weather Bureau Victoria Office. (See weather EliiKhert, Pate 7) Lieutenant governor: Albert Fuentes Jr. Lt. Gov. Preston Smith U. S. Senator: Gordon Mclen- don Sen. Ralph Yarbo- rough U. S. Representative at-largc: Robert Baker Bill Elk- ins Bob Rep. Joe Pool M2.912, Dan Sulli. van Agriculture Commissioner; Millard Shivers Commr. bunrise jcrry Sadicr liams Railroad Land Commissioner: Commr. (S'.t BUSH, Page 9) nigni in midtuu UIKI svill make his povcrly-aroo tour in Ihc north Georgia to "jusl under or the first weekend of opcr Friday before reluming of Ihc Kiwanis mlnlalur The While House cily received 20 per cen Johnson will make visits also all revenues until tho Subur Cumberland, Md., Kiwanis Club retires th Tenn., Hocky Mount, N.C., it incurred In buying an Gainesville, Ihc train and hall Completion of this (rack. After thai debt is re swing will mean Johnson red the city will received 3 visited all but Virginia cent of all revenues. of Ihc 10 stales 20 cents per ride, Ihis in cluded in his Appalachia that more lhan bilitation program which is were sold during Ihe firs nlo his general war on days of operation. Although not actually in the mountains, portions of B. E. Lcissner Jr said the Irain ceased operalio ern Ohio, including Ihe area around Athens, are Included Sunday because of the Appalachia PARK, Page 0) Mountain Earlier, Johnson visited mountainous areas of DRY vania, West Virginia and tucky. Tleedy noted lhal governors ol all five stales to be visited Sho1 week have invited the President lo visll their Cloud Girl, 4, was 2.5 inches sh on rainfall, by Ihe averages, du the firsl four months Of almost entirely due a capricious April which pr 21 cloudy days but pra Advocate Fort I.BVICI Rufrau PORT LAVACA Erncsllna Marllnez, 4, died Monday al a.m. in the local hospila from head injuries received In a car-pcdcslrian accident which occurred near her home at Half League Road and East George Street Saturday al no rainfall. Loren Jones, meteorologist charge of the U.S. Weather B rcau station at Foster Flel reported Monday that April rat fall totaled only half an fnc 2.12 Inches below tho rivcraf for the month. Born July 2.1, 1059, she gave the station a cum a member of Our Lady of lolal of 7.12 Inches f< Gulf Catholic as compared with an a Rosary was recllcd by of 9.62 inches. Sacred Hearl Society all of April's rain fe night at riendon Ihc 17Ui day when .30 Funeral services will be inch was recorded. Thci Tuesday at p.m. from five days during tho mont chapel and at p.m. at .01 of an Incn or mor Lady of the Gulf but only one day which e Church, with tho Rov. a tenth. Vcrderame, pastor, the 21 cloudy day Burial will be In Port were seven partly clout Cemetery under direction two clear. Rendon Funeral was unusually hot, as we Survivors Include her dry, with Ihe lempcratur Mr. and Mrs. Thedoro 72.5 degrees or 2 three brothers, Theotloro normal. Highest was Robert and Martin, and on April 27 and lowe sisters, Florita, Julia, J a n 1 45 on April 19. Two daj Maria, Delia, Erma, mercury went over Uic Pclra and Llewellyn E. Thompson, State Department expert on Russia, was asked whether the Soviets had pulled their high-flying rockets oul of Cuba, leaving Prime Minister Fidel Caslro wiUi second-rate missiles. He laughed and said "goodby gentlemen." State Department officials said only that Dobrynln and Thompson, who meel frequenl- 1y, had discussed routine mat- ters, not including Cuba. When newsmen noted that the Pentagon statement could be in- terpreted as olher lhan a flat denial of the recent stories, Asst. Secretary of Defense Ar- thur Sylvester replied: tended to be a denial." 'it's in- Thcro were Iwo days of dense fog, and Ihc wind hit a peak gust of 56 miles per hour on April 3. Average wind speed for the month was 13.2 mph. High barometer reading for the month was 30.38 on April 9, and the low was 29.58 on April 26. The hot dry weather was slowing crop growth by the end of April, according lo County Agent D. B. McCombs, although for 'we still have round moisture in cultivated land. "We need a good general 2- inch rain very badly on all agricultural McComhs said, adding lhat range and pas- lure land could stand up to six or eight Inches of rain "if it fell right." He said no crops arc suffer- ing al the present, but added lhal a good rain would "help some crops lo grow away from certain insects." Today's Chuckle Nowadays the or Is Just status all It real- ly does is enable you to let It stand In traffic Jam the empty Irabu by.   

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