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Advocate (Newspaper) - May 13, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 119th 6 TELEPHONE 111 5-H51 VICTORIA, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, 1964 Established 1846 LBJ Sees Good Year On Farms Beef Market Boost Vowed WASHINGTON (AP) Pres- ident Johnson told farm editors Tuesday that will be a good year for American farmers, provided there is an expected improvement in the beef mar- ket He said he also based his pre- diction on passage of the wheat- cotton bill. Johnson spoke lo members of tile Newspaper Farm Editors Association in (lie White House Cabinet room. Rainy weather prevented a scheduled flower garden ceremony, I ni pur lit ut Hole Johnson (old the editors they play an important role because, he said, "responsible farm pol- icy still rests upon an informed public opinion." He said poverty still is the greatest problem in rural America and told the editors of his recent Appalachia trips and visits with impoverished farm- ers. Plugging for his antipoverly program, Johnson said: "I can- not believe their poverty is the mark of God's will." Beef Problems "With your help and God's we will win the war against Johnson said. Johnson said that one oi Ihe big problems in agriculture has been depressed prices for beef cattle, and he added: "We are determined to correct it." Johnson also told the editors that Australia and New Zealand will reduce their beef exports lo Ihis country this year to a level before that of 1962. Johnson said the wheat-cotton bill will prevent an estimated reduction of million in wheat growers' income and also maintain the income of cotton growers. RECEIVES De Los San- tos accepts the Victoria Classroom Teachers As- sociation scholarship at the Victoria College final assembly awards program Tuesday morning from Mrs. Lois Garner. The award was given in mem- ory of the late Robert Moore, college instructor. Miss De Los Santos lost her parents in an auto collision Dec. 7, 1063. API Award Goes To Refugio Youth Bobby Joe Grant, Victoria College sophomore of Refugio, was presented a scholarship at the an- nual awards assembly Tuesday morning in the college gym by W. D. Taylor of the Victoria Chapter of the American Petroleum Institute. The scholarship recipient was required to have Property Exchange Gets Study A proposed city-county proper- ly exchange, proposed by Com- missioners Court several monllis ago, is "still under May- or Kemper Williams Jr. said Tuesday. Asked about Ihe status of the county's proposal lo pay the city for Ihe north half of the block where Ihe county courthouse is located, Williams said that "it definitely hasn' been rejected." The county needs the propertj to build a badly needed coun- ty office building, but the sale would require the city to relo cale ils police headquarters aiii its No. 1 fire station. When the county's offer was originally presented, City Coun cil authorized Williams and Citj Manager John Leo lo study the proposal and possible course o action open to the city and re port back wilh a recommenda lion. That was the last official ac lion on the mailer. completed two years in preparatory to a degree in en- gineering or geology. Theresa Triana was present- the Phi Theta Kappa scholar-j ship by Lana Jenkins, PTK; jresident, and Gloria De Santos received the Victoria lassroom Teachers Association scholarship from Mrs. Lois Tamer. The latter award was _iven in memory of the late Robert L. Moore, instructor at Victoria College. Barbara Pollard was pre- sented 'a scholarship by Mrs. C. L. Bielslein of the DeLeon Chapter of the National Secre- taries Association. Eddie Rod- riguez received the Morning Study Club's Shelley Jordan E. H. McClaln, president o the SP Club, announcing th tomorrow and the Geral Wiginglons planning to mark a wedding anniversary Members of Daughters of the American Revolution, G u a d a lupe Victoria Chapter, being re minded that the meeting Thurs day at p.m. will be at the home of Mrs. Elolse Watson, 404 West Guadalupe, instead Power Home Marc Bern hard proudly Idling about th twin calves born recenlly on their place August Dolejs offering technical advice to friend Lanny Poguc dis cussing tho mcrils of a s u n L an Philip Gilbe good ilber describing traffic hazards in th big cities "get well1 Friends sending wishes to Mrs ChtrJet Lewis at Citizen's Hos- pital Birthday greetings being extended to Mrs. Ruth Coffey today Bill Kendrick reminding members of tho Vic toria Farm and Ranch C I u I of Uio meeting tonight, at p.m. Navarro Restaurant. scholarship from Mrs. B. Bumgardner, and Betty Janca was presented the Pilot Club scholarship by Mrs. Irene Ted- ham. Sports Awards Re-Permit Hinted for Deep Well The deepest hole in South Tex as and apparently Ihe fifth deep est in the world, Amerada Petro- leum Corp.'s No. 1 R. F. Tally wildcat at Wood Hi, continue lo make good drilling time anc is now reported below feet. Oil field observers believe th firm is preparing lo re-permi again, possibly to a depth o feet this lime, w h i c t would be only 340 feet less than the deepest well ever drilled ii the world. Should the well go to feel, it would be the secom sports awards and announced thai Pat Ilrncir, Schulenburg freshman, had been chosen Coach Monroe Norlhcutt pre- sented the men's intramural deepest in the world. The deep- er well is Phillips No. 1 EE University in Peeos Counly. The Amerada well ranks fifth in intramural sports. Miss Esther Elzel, women's physical education instructor, presented the women's Intra- mural awards and announced Barbara Clark, Ha 11 in W freshman, as the outstanding women's athlete in intramural sports. Tennis lettermen were an- outstanding athlete in men's depth al this point. There ar only about a dozen welte tha havo ever been drilled belov feet. The previous South Texas rec ord was held by Shell No. Waller County to feet. Amerada filed notice of inten lion to drill the deep well in October of last year, requeslini nounce'd" "c'o a c'h a dePth permit of feel Royce Miller, and golf amended. Since the beginning, rumor have multiplied like rabbits con cerning the deep .try. but th exploration firm's Intentions lave remained a mystery. The nation's oil spollight re mains focused on the Wood H well the most exciting 01 iicld activity to come along in i tiime. men by Golf Coach Harold Gardner. CIiDinislry Winner Lana Jenkins was presented the chemistry award, a hand-! book given by Harold Gardner, for outstanding work in fresh- man chemistry. Jean McLachlan, editor of Ihe Pirate, Ihe Victoria Coliege yearbook; Donna Pickreli, spring semester editor of the Jolly Roger, the college news- paper; Joe Smith, fall scmcs- ier editor of the newspaper, and Jolly Roger staff members were presented letters of com- mendation by Frank Deaver, journalism instructor. Shorthand award pins and charms were presented by Mrs. Jeanette Houle, business instructor, lo outstanding short- hand students. Speech Team Speech team awards presented by Mrs. Caroline instructor. Mrs. Summers also presented a certificate of lead- (See AWARD, Page 10) Park Train Goes Western Work has begun on a depot for Ihe Suburban Kiwanis tram in Riverside Park and a new cage area which will complete- ly eliminate temporary cages at Victoria Children's Zoo. In addition, the half-mile track area will be lighted for operation of Ihe train at night, Park Commissioner L, A. Mels said. The depot will be built In the style of an early western sla- lion. All Ihe construction, financed by "anonymous Is to be completed In about 90 days. 20 Cents (Joldwater Hits Snag fn Nebraska Nixon, Lodge Capture Share WASHINGTON (AP) Sen arry Goldwater, the only man n Ihe ballot, shared about hall f the votes in Tuesday's Ne- raska Republican presidential irimary with write-in candi- lates, notably former Vice "resident Richard M. Nixon nd Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge. In another uncontcsled GOP residential primary, in West flrginia, Gov. Nelson A. Rpck- fcller of New York received bout two-thirds of the votes ast In a Republican guberna- orial primary. But unlike Nc- raska, write-in votes are not ounled in West Virginia. Last Minute Drive Goldwater supporters had aid beforehand that Arizona's spirant for the GOP presiden- ial nomination would get moro ban half the votes cast in Ihe Nebraska primary. Early re- urns showed him with a litlle ess than 20 per cent. Nixon draw out 30 per cent last minute campaign for vrite-ins was waged in his be- alf. Lodge, ambassador to South 'iet Nam and like Nixon a ion-candidate, was running bird. There also was a write- n campaign for him. Early Report With 183 of Nebraska's irecincts reporting, Goldwater lad votes. The write-ins vere scattered this way: or Nixon, for Lodge, 240 or Rockefeller and 296 for 6th- In West Virginia, Rockefeller had votes in 577 of the state's precincts.. This meant that about 65 per cent of -he Republicans who voted In Tuesday's gubernatorial pri- mary took time to vole also for Rockefeller. There were no Democratic presidential primary tests in iither state, although Prcsi dent Johnson was getting i solid write-in vote in Nebraska With 97 precincts reporting h Atty; F Kennedy 116 and Gov. Georgt Wallace of Alabama 87. Delegate Meetings Republican delegate conven tions also were held in Rhodi Island and Missouri Tuesday. In Rhode Island 14 delegates were lo be chosen, with the party organization expected tc battle attempts by backers o Goldwater and others to in crease their strength on. the nominally uncommitted delega lion. Missouri Republicans electee six more GOP delegates. Twi were instructed to vote to Goldwater and two more sak they favor his nomination. Twc were listed as uncommitted Tuesday's action gives Gold water 14 of the 20 Missouri del egales selected so far, anc boosts his front-running total according to an Press survey, to 276. Nomina lion requires 655. Voters in both West Virginia and Nebraska also elected del egates to the Republican anc Democratic conventions, bu they are not bound by the oul come of the presidential pri maries in their states. Tuesday's primaries servec as a warm-up for Friday's tcs in Oregon which includes Gold water. Rockefeller, Lodge, Nix on, Gov. William W. Scranlo of Pennsylvania and Sen. Mar- garet Chase Smith of Maine. Obsolete Plane Report In Viet Nam Due Probe DEATH Patrolman Bill Kendall completes investigation Tuesday of the car-truck wreck that gave De-Witt County its second traffic DeWitt Registers 2nd Traffic Death Advocate Cutro Bureau on arrival at a local hospital. Highway Patrolman Bill Kendall of Cuero saiu ____....... curve two and a half miles west of Cuero on U. S. Highway 87. The driver of tho ruck, Raymond G. 8, of San Antonio, wns noli lurl. The Iruck is owned by "roce-Wearden Co. Kendall said the collision oc- curred while Webster was drlv- ng toward Cuero and Pachcco :oward San Antonio. Neither vehicle overturned. The car, which was a com- ilete loss, came lo n slop 122 ROUND THE WORLD Woman Pilot Completes Trouble-Plagued Flight Officials Get Look At Drainage City officials loured the visi- ble junctions of their Drainage Project No. 3 Tuesday getting a look al the first ma- jor portlion of the drainage and paving program t be completed. Clearing of outfall ditches had been completed earlier, bul Ihis was the first interior drain- age project involving huge pipe and concrete box culverts to be completed. During a luncheon al Contin- ental Inn, supervising engineer Bill Klotz of Lockwood, Andrews and Ncwnam told council Uial Ihe project included: feel of pipe ranging from 42 inches to 60 inches in diameter; feet of box culverts ranging from 5-by-5 feet to S-by-S feet; 300 cubic yards of dirt excavat- ed; pounds of reinforc- ing steel; and enough concrete lo build a sidewalk from Vic- toria lo El Campo. The sleel used in the projecl would have been enough to buili 270 automobiles, Klutz said. The project, contracted to T H. Lcc and associates of Cor pus Chrlsti, was not due for completion unlil mid-AugusI any and one was on Iho L. W. J'Connor Ranch. They were about five miles southwest ol here. Hocrmann said crndicattor program officials have movec quickly to prevent additional cases from developing and ______ spreading lo other ports of the Victoria Count; recently, Coun- The man who pokes fun at a woman trying lo drive through 12-foot door usually sotirrs up when lo thread Medle, counly and state. Livestock In the Infested area arc being sprayed by inspectors al pro- gram expense, anil sterile files be are being dispersed by planes infested premises. nib vl unjr ullu llJUJd'jay. n IHUe COOl" loltle of water or alcohol. Ifier Wednesday, becoming warm- :his sample is not taken to Ihe er again Thursday. Northeast agents office, it should be winds al 10 lo 200 m.p.h. turned over to a vocational ag- Wednesday becoming south- ricultural teacher or mailed reel to Box 069, Mission. After the sample is taken, the wound should be treated and all worms killed, Including any (See AREA, Page 10) Victoria Tests Prove Negative T iv i vi i a vuuiiw i t ty Agent D. B. McCombs re- ported Tuesday. Several specimens awerc sent In during the past two weeks, hut each was found negative, the agent said. easlerly at 8 to 18 Thursday. Expected Wednesday tempera- tures: High 8G, low 65. South Central Texas: Clear to partly cloudly Wednesday and Thursday. Not quite so warm Wednesday. A little warmer Wednesday night and Thurs- day. Temperatures Tuesday: High low 67. Tides (Port Lavaca-Port O'- Thcro hava been no recent Connor Highs at a.m. screwworm cases confirmed In and p.m. Lows at p.m. and p.m, Ba umelrlc prpssura at sea level: 29.05. Sunset Wednesday: Sun- rise Thursday: Thiji Inlurmnllon ;