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Advocate (Newspaper) - May 8, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 119th 1 TELEPHONE HI VICTORIA, TEXAS, FRIDAY, MAY 8, 1964 Established 16M 16 Cents California Plane Crash Fatal to 44 Few Clues After Blast CONCORD, Calif. ty-four persons perished Thurs- day In a Pacific Airlines plane crash and explosion so violent that only basketball-size pieces of wreckage remained. The twin-engine airliner from Reno plunged nosefirst into a gently rolling pasture 40 miles east of its destination, San Francisco. It carried three crew person- nel and 41 other persons includ- ing two Federal Aviation Agen- cy employes. Silver And Bible .Silver of Neva- da an open Bible were sprinkled through the de- bris. Federal officials tried to piece together the cause of the crash from the wreckage, a garbled radio transmission, a reported puff of smoke from an engine ol the Fairchild F27 turboprop and accounts that the plane was fly- ing unusually low. A California highway patrol- man found a loaded Smith Wesson revolver on the ground near a shattered engine. It was presumed to have been carried by George Lacau, a San Fran- cisco police inspector. Lacau and his wife died in Uie crash. The impact area is about 15 miles southeast of Concord in Contra Costa County. Saw Plane Rancher Gordon Rassmussen said he saw the plane coming in and that it "faltered, there was a puff of smoke and it crashet a.mile away from my ranch." Mrs. Richard C. Collins, said. "There was a big explosion. I'm not sure if it was an impact or just before." Her husband sate the plane would have crashed in to the San Ra mon Village had it cleared the hill into which it plunged. Thirty-three passengers go on Pacific's Flight 773 at Rem and 10 more got on at Stockloi for the 26-mlnute flight to Sat Francisco, filling the plane t capacily. Two Reno passengers de- barked al Stockton. Garbled Message An FAA spokesman said tha shortly after a routine messag from the plane, the pilot trier to message Ihe FAA again. "But the Iransmission was garbled. II didn't sound natura It could have been the pilot o copilot trying to tell us some the official said. A Uni ed Air Lines Flight 593 pilo above Ihe doomed plane said h also heard a garbled messag' then saw a puff of smoke. Railroaders Briefly Halt Some Lines First Firemen Terminated NEW BUSINESS CYCLE Taxi service went in- formal in London as the Moped Taxi Service for central London introduced cycle cabs with girl drivers. Passenger rides on back seat, pays on a time basis. (AP Photo) 37 Children Hurt In Plunge of Bus MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) Fifty-seven children and Iheii- driver were injured Thursday when a school jus plunged over an embankment after colliding with a dump truck about 2Va miles from here in this north- astern Kentucky community. Thirteen of the children were hospitalized. Ray ames Martin, the driver, n serious condition at More-' lead hospital. Straight Down Stale police said Ihe bus ca- eened aboul 160 feet along the edge of Ky. 32, then dropped al- nost straight down about 40 eet, landing on its top. Virginia Estep, 16, hospitul- zed in Morehead, said, "I nev- er saw the truck hit us. My girl riend started screaming and 1 remember seeing Ihe driver try- ing to control the bus. "I put my hands over my face and closed my eyes. 1 thought at'first we were just going in a then we were fall- ing.' Johnson Pushes Plea For Antipoverty Plan By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Firemen engaged in brief ilrikes against three railroads day the rail lines iegan to eliminate hundreds of iremen's jobs under the ruling if an arbitration board. Pickets appeared at the Pcnn- ;ylvania Railroad's Conway, Pa., the world's largest dawn, but they left shortly .fter noon. Firemen struck at a.m. effective hour of the job two important No firemen Jobs in the lo- cal Southern Pacific llailvoail operations were a f f e c I e tl Thursday by the federal arbi- tration board ruling involving firemen with less than two years' service a spokesman for the railroad said Thurs- day night. The spokesman said they were not more than five lo- cal firemen with less than two years seniority. Illinois switching lines, the To- ledo, Peoria Western Railroac the Peoria Pekin Union But, slightly more than 10 hours later, R. J. Strand, PC oria district general chairman of the AFL-CIO Brotherhood o Locomotive Firemen and En ginemen, put an end to the Timing of Tax Cu t Brings Warning on '65 Returns WASHINGTON (AP) The Asked if the agency had wail- The 1961 income tax reduction Internal Revenue Service cau- ed until the 1903 tax-filing peri- bill gave a (ax cut to almost ioned pay-as-you-go taxpayers pd was out of the way before every taxpayer, but the potcn- Thursday that there probably issuing the word of caution, nn lially larger out-of-the pocket vill be larger tax bills and IKS spokesman declined com-expo USD next spring results smaller refunds at Income tax ment. iling time in 1905. The IHS advised from the somewhat odd timing About two-thirds of the 63 of (he tax cut and an adminis- all single million returns filed [or 1903 (ration decision on the withhold- Raps Rivals As Men of Timid Faith Greets Poor, Visits Farms ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (AP) Johnson met the a year couples in lor 1964. payers in 1965 Tialler has publicity. Child Center Outlay Of Directors of the Becky Lack Child Day Care Center Tliurs- lay approved a budget of 700 for its first year of opera- Eon at the Simon Hall site where he center is scheduled to open Slick Pavement State police said the dump Iruck, driven by Willard G. Keeton, of Morgan County, slid on rain-slick pavement and side- swiped the bus, which was round for Rowan County High School. The impact jarred the Iruck bed loose from the chassis. Sister Mary Edwin, adminis- trator of St. Claire Medical Cen- ler in Morehead, said several of the children had broken bones, but were "doing nicely." Truck Driver Dies As Vehicle Burns JOURDANTON, Tex. (AP) Bill Barfield of Hebbronville burned to death Thursday when his truck overturned and caught fire eight miles south of Jourd- anton. Barfield sold caltte hauling equipment and worked for Ihc Hebbronville Auction and Com- mission Co. Dr. C. S. Diiighum heading Chicago way to attend a semi- nar this weekend Jnke Schicin explaining thai you get what you pay for V. E. Rog- ers of Daisclta, Tex., and Rice Alexander of LaFayette, La., In town and on hand for the ar- rival of their grandson, Robert Eugene, son of Mr. and Mrs. V. E. Rogers Sam Dement over from Edna Bruno Leila ready for a rain Bcnnie Farhcr explaining thai each day lhat passes is one day closer to that May shower Mrs. D. L. Phelps commenting of the current hemlengths Henry Sandhop agreeable to catching a ride (o his destina- tion Alunson Smith taking time for some window shop- ping Mrs. .May Belle Ball in a mood to celebrate her birth- Kelly To Hear Report by Jury The Victoria County Grand Jury will report lo Dist. Judge Joe E. Kelly next Wednesday at 0 a.m. on its findings on 100 or more felony cases on whicl: testimony was completed Thursday. The jury was impaneled Mon- day at the start of the spring- summer term of court. They were presented the voluminous list of cases that had piled uj since November when Ihe Grant Jury for (he fall-winter term of court met in its only session Heading tho caseload is murder with malice aforc-i thought charge against Lloyd Moody of 1101 S. Navarro St., who is charged with shooting atcr this month. stoppage. He acted after he hai received a call from union chiefs in Washington. Return To Normal Operations quickly began a eturn to normal. The arbitration board set up iy Congress last year ruled that :ie railroads could eliminate nnceded firemen on dicsel lo- in yard and freight a-vicc. Under the ruling: Men with ess than two years seniorily could be culled out Thursday villi severance pay. Those with wo to ten years seniority musl >e offered similar jobs at com- tarable pay. Men with more ban 10 years seniority cannol Mrs. C. C. Me Call, president of the board, .mid no Specific opening date has been set be- cause construction is now going on lo enlarge Simon Hall. Director John Killough, who irepared the budget, said the ward expects lo raise of the amount from contribu- :ions with the remaining 500 coming from enrollmenl 'ees. The board also approved op- erating by-laws Thursday, ant VIrs. McCall asked that the pub- ic be informed that no appli- cations for adult workers are being taken. "We are taking applications from persons who want to en roll their children in Ihe cen Mrs. McCall explained. Applications tor enrollmcn can be made with Mrs. Hober Rick, who is to be director o Ihe center, by telephoning HI 3-26SO between 9 a.m. and noon and 2 and 4 p.m. each day. Minimum age for cnrollmen is two years, and any chil f bigger spokesman said about come- out oven for all Seymour Johnson Air irce Baso near Goldsboro s by many tax- cent ol taxpayers will re- 5 although the refunds in 1965 years the amount and in a field near ived widespread of these return payments pegged at 18 per cenl of 1 1 be a good deal TAX, Page County, N.C. Martow is his wife, molher-in- dans and seven children on an come estimated at a car. President and his parly look hands with tho Marlows, illing uscrt gallons of water during bone-dry April, Water Supl. were waiting for him on Jic porch. Vlsiui In Home reported I'm President John- G, it was carrying a the fact the chief executive said. U.S. Army was 2.5 degrees group then went into Ihe Alf rod Svensoo ho was returned, an normal and home for a brief vis- said "Svenson looked 2.12 inches below JQ East Got good shape." Army for Hie month, crowd awaiting Johnson as handed said he was being did not hit Seymour Johnson was ie medical checkup U reached In April to that llmo Ihe largest of son, 31, U.S. Army hospital ngo when the city day lo greet tho President sst Germany plants pumped hto six-state, Iwo-day trip. ,hc official became a of party went by bus into icency ADN citizen in September sharp jump Is Mount, where crowds cs- or usylurn in is not married. Friends Muy, however, between and speaks several languages badly needed gathered along the in addition to lo relievo le. born Svonson them are German, and Iho President slapped iia N. Polish, Lithuanian, April water Goldwnler before an audience tig Ion, and foliil for 1932, the persons in Iho Knox- from the had been with the of normal Tcnn., Coliseum. He as- ean in Germany since "men of timid faith and vision." He said if such si Germany. His investigation, lid not say why cturned the Named To hnd their way, Uie "fbr-iale signs would be on TVA this lour." r, whose home s nlon, Needs in lop l''orm It was Goldwatcr who once aid a "for sale" sign should be hinted, however, did not return l c put up for consideration budgcl (or As now stands, the budgcl in eludes lolal estimated np iroprialions of hoax." Johnson did not the author of Ihis charge >ul aides traveling with him said he referred In former Vice President Kichard M. Nixon. at the timo by an awareness cslimalcd revenue driver out academic Social Security the Iron instructional is partially based said that 30 years ago by existing local lax rate, people called the Social Is snid East and by a small same rate now In plan a cruel hoax. lards first increase in pupil budget for the do not believe you want >p hut later at all levels of is Most of of timid faith and narrow in the tentative to speak for the con- purpose of the report caused by teacher of Johnson be given to llic reported Ihc to provide a starting point youth program will do not believe you want lo msw a master plan 15. Included are n the American drcnm lo PANEL, Pugc LIU, Page 16) will be given lo the com mittcc is to provide a for considcrating a rsily of Indiana Ind. It will be a laid of development. Members of the citizens com miltce arc 'E. T. Summers Open y Award was pre ulhwestorn R c 1 o., with Crain, Jimmie Keiffcrl, Dr A. Pralher, Henry Shcppard Urs. August C. Sehorre, by trict manager, ac award is presen )y Junior Achieve industry that Claudius Green, D. C Byrd, Matco Perez, Dick Cop pcdgc, Mrs. Don Stiles, (AP) O.S. Sen Ralph Yarborough, D Tex. called Thursday for "an in the convention Is pledging to support all nominees of the Democratic party from precinct 1 contributed to and fair slate to president and also pledges lo with all support tho national and state Iton Is and officials backing platforms o! the Democratic Japort compan 2 stockholders nominees. Yarborough's statement This means the June 16 3 convention should be pledged In ts including TUB ASSOCIATED through his state advance to adopt as the first ihonc sets and terrifying hail headquarters here. plank of tho state platform the During the rain battered some nominated in national Democratic pinlform had total northern and western to run in as adopted In Atlantic City In stribuled a 10 as much of the re-election. Ho said August. contributed under tornado and was Issued "in re- "3- All pnrly oflicers, un County scho i fund, and alert. Damage was widespread to many inquiries Iron Democrats over Texas cinct chairmen, county chair-. men and members of tho stale unlor light and only one the county Democratic democratic executive commit- next was reported. lo be held this tee, delegates to the national company's opcr i member In storm cellars muc of the "I Issue a call for convention, and the s national committcemen and [tended half of hailstorm that lasted have an open, honest commlttccwomen should pledge Company and 30 minutes slate Democratic affirmatively to support al) f, Matthews, R. west of Wichita without rigged nominees of tho Democratic Fred undetermined damage. the following statement party and the national and stale epper, assistant described as Yarborough of the parly. ibfic relations fo r and Light beat down first wit pea-size hall and Increased principles Included: ''1. Fair conventions with All senatorial district eou-1 cus nominees to convcnttor tl, was guest and elected delegates cornmitlees must be honorec in the frco twisted lo the senatorial district can seven miles south of Every delegate lo cus nominees for the stale k was near Lomax and 16 (stale) convention, Democratic Executive Commit the west of a delegate and leo must be honored."
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