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   Advocate (Newspaper) - May 15, 1964, Victoria, Texas                                119th 8 -----------------------_ Drug Sales To Cubans Due Study Trade Placed Under License WASHINGTON (AP) _ The United Slates has imposed new controls on food and medicine shipments to Cuba. These are the only goods exempted from TELEPHONE HI S-1U1 SHOOTING MATCH VICTORIA TEXAS, FRIDAY, MAY -1964 Established Demo Senators Quash To Lodge Further Probe of Baker As Favorite Oregon Votes In Primary an embargo on U.sV-Cuban trade. This country also disclaimed any involvement in whal Cuban exile forces in Florida described as the opening "war" against Communist regime. In another development, Bra- zil's break-off of diplomatic re- Jalions with Castro spurred a move in the Organization of American Stales lo isolate Cuba completely from the other Lat- in-American nations. Exempt Items The Commerce Department announced Thursday that here- after licenses will be required for the sale of food-and medi- cines to Cuba. The items were exempted on humanitarian grounds when the United States banned exports to Cuba in Octo- ber I960. The action followed Ihe dis- closure thai Cuba has been making overtures for Ihe pur- chase from American firms ofi about million worth of medi- cines and drugs. Nol An Embargo WASHINGTON (AP) Forty wo Democrats defeated a Re >ublican move to continue ant iroaden the Bobby Baker inves igation Thursday after a noisy ow on the Senate floor. On the losing side of the 42-33 vote were 24 Republicans and 9 Democrats. Senate Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield of Montana, de- claring the GOP resolution would "impugn the integrity" of The vote followed a shouting match in which Mansfield re- fused to yield the floor to Sen Clifford P. Case, R-N.J., co- sponsor of a resolution to ex- lend Uie Baker inquiry three more months and specifically to include senators within ils scope. Mansfield accused the Repub- licans of "thinly veiled innuen- dos" and demanded that they incj grounds mat n come forward with specific might incriminate himself, Th. cnarees and allofnllnnc if committee ended its invcstlga lion in March, amid Republican charges and allegations if the> have any evidence against am senator. Case repeatedly demanded a chance lo reply bul Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass., presiding, upheld Mansfield's refusal to yield the floor. Tlie defeated rcsolulion was introduced Wednesday by Sen John J. Williams, It-Del., after -asc went before the Senate liules Committee and urged it lo ask each senator about his relations with Baker. Williams sponsored Hie origi- lal resolution directing the Uiles Committee to investigate he outside activities of Baker, a secretary to the Senate's Democratic majority. Baker resigned his post last M. 7 and refused lo testify he- ore the committee on preparing its report. In Thursdays Uproar, CoseirT 'T his voice cracking with emotion Republicans prepared to protested that Mansfield had nanle choice for the presi- jjiuttjcucu umi mansueia naa uivn iur me presi- imputed lo him conduct unbe- dential nomination in primary to a KOnntnr. in vinlalmn Amendment grounds that h coming to a senator, in violation of the rules, and demanded tha he he recognized on a point o personal privilege. Kennedy ruled there had been no violation of the rules b> Mansfield. Case shouted he ap pealed tlie ruling of the ehaii and said this was debatable, bu Mansfield said he had the floor Case kept trying to appea' Kennedy's ruling. Mansfield called for a vote, and Kenncdj said time had run out under the agreement that had been en- (Sec PKOUE, Page 7) As a part of its public ser ce program, The Victoria Ad- vocate through Thursday had Biven over copies ol its A department spokesman said Presidential Election Handbook Uie license requirement is no to Victoria and area schools The books, which have been offered to all local and area high schools, are being given free and are already in use as a teaching aid in government ana history classes. The handbooks, which contain 48 pages of procedure, informa- tion and history of presidential Election Guide District Going to School As a part of ils public serv- Victorians ami aroa an' embargo. "We merely want lo put thes things under v said. U.S. officials were reporte yhich began th campaign to isolate Cuba, i calling for a meeting of foreign ministers of tlie'American re publics in Ihe wake of Brazil's break in diplomatic relations wilh Castro. Venezuela wants the foreign ministers lo order a collective break in diplomatic relations and the institution of an eco- nomic embargo on Cuba. Latin-American countries have almosl no commerce with Cuba, but a colleclive actioi might boost U.S. efforts to per suade ils European allies not to trade wilh Castro. Only four of the 18 Latin American republics still have diplomatic relations. Of these Uuruguay and Bolivia might b expected lo go along with move to impose sanctions, bu Chile and Mexico would hold back. probably Sirs. F. J. Slmolii announc- ing plans for the Woman's Ben- efit Association Travel Club's rummage sale this Saturday al 6 a.m. al Ihe City Hall Square B. B. Gayle over from Goliad Mrs. Lee Mahula explaining that she is an olc hand at working cattle Mrs. Ed Schuster elf taking to pedes- trian traffic, since It was too prelly to ride Mrs. Ruby Frani of Inez doing some shop- ping for a camping trip Tony Humble using his own method for keeping up with the latest news Mrs. Jessie Mil- ler reporting that a two month's vacation would be most enjoy- able Bob Granger refus- ing to accept any credit for composing poetry Morr's Lazor always In a mood lo ac- cept good nalured barbs Mrs. Elder Dew reportin0 __. its beautiful and cool these UUi a unnmao days in Colorado Whttm alert for sector expired back from Corpus without word of weather dam -j n... ge Thursday night. It was clear (o partly cloudy Christl and a Boy Scout meet ing C. M. Sattfcr reporting .T., it, ww uicoi w paruy CKHluy Garret Henderson has answered elsewhere over ihe slale and his SOS for a stuffed owl to re- warm In all areas, pell the jackdaw invasion his Top temperatures ranged up yard. lo 103 degrees at PresJdio. Victorians and area residents are invited to drop by the fice now to pick up their of the handbook, which is a pub- Advocate business of- i jffl e plete record of this year's presi- of the Texas Legislative Coun- denlial election, including score- ell at the Region 11 Texas Mu- sheets o use in keeping up wiii, nicipal League meeting at the Uie vote during the upcoming Sands Steak House in Cuero national uie UpVUlUUJg national conventions and gener- Schools which have received the handbooks are Victoria Col- lege, Victoria High School, Naz- uon airf history of presidential areth Academy: GrossM igh elections currently are also be- School, Calhoun High School Cuero School8 IndnstrTai High School and Yoakum Higt School. CofC Water Report Due From GBR A Director Robert Vahrenkamp of Se- giiin, executive director of the Guadalupe-Blanco River Autho- rity, has accepted an invitation (o speak at a water meeting arranged by the New Industry committee of the Victoria Chamber of Commerce for 12 p.m., Friday, May 22 at Tot- ah's Motel Restaurant. This meeting is an effort by he committee to bring out Ihe facts about Victoria water Thursday. Bob Johnson, former slale representative who heads the council, said a study now being made on restricting may be completed in October or Novem- ber. He said public hearings that will be hold throughout (lie state, both in rural and metro- politan areas, will largely de- termine how soon the study is completed. Based on the state's total pop- ulation and number of congres- sional dislriccts, the ideal dis- trict, populofiion-wise, would in (See MEET, Page 7) Pre-School Program Set Orientation classes for a 1 being circulated that do conditions, especially in c o n- ncclion with industrial growlh. The committee has heard of children who will enter the firs grade in the Victoria p u b 1 i school system ncxl fall will b held Friday. Regular classes will be d is missed at 1 p.m., and the orien talion programs al each schoo will begin shortly afterward. During the program, children will meet their leachers and be- come acquainted wilh class procedures. At the same ime, mothers of the new stu dents will hear an outline oj school policies at the auditorium of each school. Parents who have moved (o he cily since the school census was taken in January, or who are otherwise uninformed abou the orientation program, an, asked to take their children to he elementary school neares their not present an accurate picture of present and future water availability. Ben Rillerskamp, manager of the chamber, said Vahrenkamp will tell us "jusl how much wa- ter is available now and what we have to look forward to in the future." The industrial commiltce, headed by Raimo Jones, and oUter guests will be invited to attend the session, wWch is the first in a series of events planned on an educational basis. Vahrenkamp will have with him a representative of Forrest e pans lo present a comprehensive sludy, Rilterskamp said, includ- Airport Fele Set in Refugio Adi-Dcafe ft'ettc Service REFUGIO More than vorth of prizes and gift certifi cates will he dropped from Ihe air on toy parachutes at 2 p.m Sunday as Refugio Jaycecs stage their airport holiday. The festivities will get un der way with a barbecue at p.m. at Rooke Field, a mile west of the city off High way 77. Barbecue plates will be 1.25 for adults and 75 cents or children. Passenger rides will be of- ered at 1V5 cents per pounc )flr person, and visitors also wili >e able to inspect various types of aircraft and see a demonslra- ion of crop dusting. Professional parachutists (sky ivers) will make exhibition umps, and music for the en- ire affair will be provided by The Squires and The'Dimen- fons. Tornado Alert Sxpires Quietly By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Occasional t h u n d e rstonns Mrs. Elder Dew reporting that prowled the east part of the ;t. V......J..1 but a tornado and Collon, Inc., en neer consultants for GBRA. He pla ing information on how the extend Canyon Dam will benefit Advocate Cuuo Bur er cent of the registered Democrats would lurn oul lo I support President Johnson and possibly to write in a variety of choices. Fair Wcnther' The weather was expected to be partly cloudy wilh lemnera- ures in the 60s. No rain was forecast. In (lie face of reports thai Lodge miglu be slipping, teams of volunteers put on last-minute steam for him in phone and per- sonal conlacls. New York Gov. Nelson A Rockefeller, only candidate i the state, put on a final burs of campaigning before takin -iff for Washington for a lop evel briefing (here on foreig ffairs by Johnson administra iou officials. Good News For Barry Arizona Sen. Barry Goldwatc epresenled in Oregon by hi ampaigning son Michael, go some good news lhat might hav bearing on the outcome of hi ilal head-on clash with Uocke oiler in (lie June 2 Californk rimary. Former President Dwight D Eisenhower seemed to hav one a long way hi a Harrlsburg 'a., news conference towar orpedoing the hopes of the Ar :pna senator's opponents of pu ing together an effective stop !oldwater movement. Will Back Nominee Eisenhower aid he will no ry to dictate Ihe choice of nominee or to attempt to bloc I'llISCILLA WILSON vnlcdictoriim a grade average of %.'I7. Announcement of the two lop honors was made Thursday al the annual honor awards as- sembly al the high school. Some in scholarships was given to'students durlnj) the lengthy ceremony, as wci as dozens of other awards. Annual'Grant Miss Wilson, Ihe daughter ol Mr. nnd Mrs. T. Odis Wilson of 1307 N. Wheeler St., has been named a Cornell National Scholar, and will receive an annual grant of She will major in architecture nt Iv, urani f u bos also been "Honorary d lhat "I am going lo suppor myonc Ihe nominaling convcn ave Ihc powerful public sup ort of Eisenhower on whic hey had counled lieavily. Cold vater contends ho will have bout 600 votes toward the C55 ceded for nomination, if h California's 86. Rockefeller View Rockefeller's supporters salt they think the governor will run close second lo Lodge, if he ocsn'l himself lop the Oregon help consolidat sentiment behind on nis contract at Bloominglon sentiment. Dehlnd virile Lewis has three years on i" the California us Garwood contract. Mullins hallotJnE-__________ Today's Chuckle No them. so 'Antipoverty Plan' Urged On Lady Bird's Farmland WASHINGTON (AP) In an indirect attack on the adrninls nation's antipoverty program :wo Republican congressmen re wrtetl Thursday Ihey found "do- Jlorable poverty" among ten- ants on Alabama farmland owned by Mrs. Lyndon B. John- son. Reps. Dave Martin of Nebras- ca and M. G. Snyder of Ken- ucky implied ihe First Lady is a callous landlord. And they said President Johnson ought lo bllow the Christian admonition o "put your house in order" be- ore preaching the gospel of his anffpovcrly program. Both Martin and Snyder are nembers of Ihe House Educa- ion and Labor Commillce con- sidering the Johnson bill. Both oppose it. Snyder said he and Martin oured the Alabama property ast weekend al the expense of he Republican Congressional Committee. They took photo- graphs of six of Its Negro tenant nd sharecropper families. Thursday, they (old a news conference: "We saw nothing ere lhat could not easily be orrected by the Johnsons them- selves, without a nickel of fed- ral funds or i single federal of course, they really cared." At the White House, Elizabeth Carpenter, press secretary for Mrs. Johnson, said the Firs Lady would receive far more profit from the land if there THE WEATHER Partly cloudy and warm Fri- day and Saturday, except most- .ly cloudy in the early morn- ings. Southeast winds al 8 to 18 m.p.h. Expected Friday tem- peratures: High SI, low 69. South Central Texas: Partly cloudly and warm Friday and >alurday except moslly cloudly nLe njaht and In the moni- ngs. High Friday 86-96, Triursday lempcralures; High .Tides (Port Uvsca Port 0 Connor High al a.m. Friday. Lav at a.m. aturday. Bartmetrlc pressure at sea evel: Sunact Friday: Sunrise aturday on data were no tenants or sharecrop- pers and she could convert 1 into limber crop land. But, Mrs. Oarpenlcr said Mrs. Johnson, for humanitariai reasons, has refused jo evict the tenants and sharecroppers from the land. Proposing trial free enterprise be allowed to do the work ol ending poverty, Snyder told the news conference: "I don't ihal general lower-income areas in the country are very differ- ent from what we had 188 years ants living In three, and four- room shacks with cracks In Ihe flooring, leaking roofs, broken vood-bumlng cook stoves, some at least 50 years old, and no oilet facilities." Ho said the tenants paid Mrs. Johnson a year rent and vere required to do repair work themselves. PLAN, e 7) RAFAEL, QUINTANILLA saliilntoriuu Top Pupils Named At Victoria High Priscilla Leiioi'c Wilson, whose interests range from tennis und rifles lo architecture, has been named valedictorian at Victoria Hi0h School. She compiled a four-year average of 97.20 lo cap- "i" Uu'e of 350 seniors. Rafael Quinlanilla Jr. was named saluUUorian, with Chcverlon, Pom Gardner, Cheryl Hobby, Jean Shellon, Judy Smnjslrla. Victoria Classroom Teachers Association Scholarship Linda Tipton, City Council Teachers' Asso- ciation Scholarship to Victoria Ilobbs. Victoria High School Ann Vlllar scholarship by (lie school's CoJ- cge of Architecture. She was a two-year member of the National Honor Society, and president of the local chap- ter her senior year; a two-year ncmbcr of the Science Club, and secretary of ll during her senior year; a recipient of Uie a n n u n 1 Mechanical Drawing Award last year; In dislricl and regional ready writ- contests in University Inter- !lass council during both her unior and senior years; and] leld a Ihree-year listing on Ihc lonor roll. real. Opti-Mrs. Scholarship lo Vio Anchor Club Scholarship Diann Pair, Alcoa Scholarship Theresa Gonzalos. Durham Business College Reynolds Victoria llrinllfi.ln i-I rl ft "'al lnc VlCllia National Honor Society Schol- Rafael Qunlntflnilla, Slingnrce Mooslers Club Scliol- irship Gary Hobison. Texas Educational Secretaries Association Lindo flrave sophomore and junior years, and Union Carbide Working Schol Walthall. lus Christ! Beauty Sc McGregor. "-rc Club Mulschlor. Quinlnnilla's parents live at-------_________" jj 116 Valkyrie. He will enter Ihc Universily of Texas nexl year, GOLIAD ana will study government. ------_______________ During his senior year, Quin-i anilla was treasurer of the Na- iotial Honor Society, received he Texas Chemical Council) earned a letter on Ihe May Delay Withdrawal fi Next Year Native Pilots To Be Doubled WASHINGTON (AP) Sec- retary of Defense Robert S. McNamara said Thursday it may be necessary lo send more Iropps to South Viet Nam on training missions because of stepped-up Communist guerrilla terror attacks. And it may be necessary later to reconsider American plans to withdraw most of [lie man U.S. force from South Viet Nam by the end of next year, McNamara told newsmen at Ihe While House. The defense chief was Inter- viewed just after he reported lo President Johnson soon after retiu-ning from his fifth visit lo Uie embattled Southeast Asian nation. Standing beside McNa- mara was Gen. Maxwell D. Taylor, chairman of Ihe Joint Chiefs of staff, who accompan- ied him al the Saigon confer- ences. Long, Unril War McNamara said ho Is person- ally convinced that persistent execution of present political and military plans will lead lo victory. But he said it will be a long, hard war." He snld U.S. economic aid as well as military aid must bo in- creased In South Viet Nam, This is running now at about million a yoar, about half eco- nomic nnd lialf mliilary, not counting expenses for U.S. serv- icemen there. More u-s- may be rjA needed, McNamara said, be- cause South Viet Nam must in- crease greatly ils force of regu- lar and paramilitary army ivl TIV." onn armv tona College Wanda Wack- troops and double Ihc number of fit- Iln _I1_i_ .1 I pilots and provide them with additional aircraft. The Ameri- cans would be assigned to train them. Mora Advisers The defense chief has said as the Victna- could go home. Al the same time, however, ho has said lhal as Vietnamese fighting units arc ncreased, Iherc may be more U.S. advisers skilled in that leld. McNamara said the Viet Cong las "increased very substanllal- y" lerrorlst attacks in rural kidnapings, mur- 1- der, ambush nnd beheading of ocal leaders. 't is absolutely essential [hat hncrman, these attacks be countered, Mc- Namarn said, and by South Vi- etnamese forces. His revelation of new plans lo (Sec WAR, Page 7) 'On The and gained Isting in Who's Who Among Slu- City Hall, Fire Station To Be Dedicated Today ___AdvMilt Ntwi Sttvlce GOLIAD The original land "v oiu-i original lane denl Leaders in High Schools to the city of Golind Amcnca- signed by Sam Houston on Oct Cheryl Hobby was the Wl, will come home FrI ranking student in this year's class. Scholarships to Victoria Col- False Witness Verified EL PASO (AP) Emest "Snyder said, "We found ten- mi o{ ight on (he eve of Texas' May rlmarv rimary election, said Thursday Ighl he had received no threats nd whal lie told the FBI about campaign statement was true. The Federal Bureau of Invcs-! gallon said the day before the Jemocrallc primary that Keei- n, 47, a Negro former Army day during ceremonies dcdlcal ing the cily's new cily hall and fire station. The document will be present cd to the city by Houston col lector Louis I-enlz, and will take its place alongside a memoria plaque at the new city govern ment center. Lcntz will be in (reduced by Afnry Elizabeth Martin, a native of Goliad now living in Houston who was In- strumental in acquiring posses- sion of the document for Ihc cily. Ribbon-cutting and open house tours of the new facilities also will be featured, with Nfayor If. P. Clarke doing the ribbon hon- ors and District Judge Joe E. Kelly of Victoria giving the principal address. Commissioners Ifans Markerl and W. D. Albrecht will lake "lorecm win lake Pccos' admittediparl In Ihe official ceremonies, arborough, in to Sen. Ralph scheduled to begin at p.m. n.-iw i. DyCi High School, will be master of ceremonies. Goliad voters last year ap- proved a bond issue which provided funds for the new building, a new fire (ruck, and for street, water and sewer improvements The building includes square feet of floor space, including for Ihe cily hall facilities and for the city hall facilities and for the fire station which will house the (Sec GOLIAD, I'nge 7) Please Phone Between And A.M. City delivery of Ttw Advocate should be compiled evry morning Uttt Hum I o'clock. For corrected dtHvery MTV. Ice, nlciM contact your car- rier (iff phone number on lilt receipt Issued to you) or call Ihe Advocate, HII 5-1451, betww.   

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