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Advocate (Newspaper) - May 21, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE ADVOCATE 119th 14 TELEPHONE HI H4M VICTORIA, TEXAS, THURSDAY, MAY 21, 1964 Established 1SU 36 Cents Only Rumor Rumbles on Cuba Front But Exiles Say War Begun MIAMI, Fia. was the date when an exile group said it would be fighting Fidel Castro's regime on Cuban soil, but an announcement Wednes- day night by that organization did not mention specific attacks. The announcement by Manuel Ray's Revolutionary Junta did say it is "satisfied with prog- ress achieved" and that its ulti- mate plan is based on "dynamic warfare." It added that prog- ress has been made in "mobili- zation of the people of Cuba around an insurrectional instru- ment" and that a "new inde- pendence war has begun on Cu- ban soil." 62nd Anniversary Wednesday is the 62nd anni- versary of Cuba's establishment as a republic after the United States helped Cuba win inde- pendence from Spain. Rogello Cisneros, chief in ex- ile of the junta, declined to say where Ray is. There have been rumors for days that .he has reached Cuban territory. A Lat- in-American diplomatic source in .Washington said he had heard that Ray is in Cuba. The junta announcement said 'Objectives have been attained, especially from a poirit of view of psychological warfare." il added, "There will be victory by the people, but net in the form of spectacular invasions Mobilization Talk A Havana radio broadcast Wednesday night said Raul Cas- tro, minister of Cuba's armed forces and brother of Prime Minister Fidel, would speak in the eastern Cuba city o[ Santi ago on Friday concerning "mo bllization of the working class for production and defense." Cuba, which has been protest ing to the United Nations abou U.S. surveillance flights ovej Cuba got a reply Wednesday Secretary-General U Thant sait he is studying means of avert ing a "further deterioration o the situation." The Unitec States has said it will continu the flights to see Uiat Cuba re mains free of long-range mis silcs. 'Rumors of -Aclion Reports nnd rumors of actio the Castro Communis 'dictatorship camo from variou quarters. An unlisted shortwave statio announced Wednesday: "Th second war has begun. Pla Omega is in operation." Plan Omega, calling for guer rilla warfare, sabotage, iniillra lion arid uprisings, is spoi sored by an exile action grou headed by Eloy Gutierrez Mei oyo, believed by some exiles t be in Cuba now; and Dr. Ar mandp Floites. Fleiles said in Miami Ui broadcast originated from Caribbean point and was alme1 for adults and 75 cents for ch dren Mrs. Rath Willia director of the Victoria Co lege Singing Corraliers, bus encouraging everyone to atten a 6 p.m. performance of the World's Fair tour repertoire to day. IP WE GO Upper Echelon Preparedness VASH1NGTON Air rce Reserve captain from w Orleans is threatened with scharge for a brand new ot- failed to provide his jeriors with his postal ZIP de number. :t seems that paragraph 26, 'R 45-41 is involved. Outlining s plight in a letter to Rep. F. ward Hebert, D-La., the cap- n said history may record n as "the first ZIP code sually." ieberl, a member of the nise .Uee Armed Services Com is pursuing Die matter LLCV, lo .puiaumg In the Air Force. It all began last month when e captain, who is a chaplain, ceived an official Idler (sent, cidentally, to his correct arid postal zone address) notifying him that he had twice seen asked for his ZIP code number but that he had failed to respond. "If we do not receive your reply within 30 days following receipt of evident of delivery of this letter we pilose to take action under paragraph 26, AFR the Air Force admon- ished. It also advised that paragraph 26, AFR 4541 provides for dis- charge from the Air Force for failure to reply to official cor- respondence. Whereupon the captain senl the letter to Hebert. Replying, Hebert said "had 1 not been dealing with so man) bureaucratic buffoons during my 24 years in Congress, (Sec ZIP, Page 12A) CHICAGO suspended ecret Service agent asserted 'ednesday he was framed by le government in a payoff case ecause he syas going to tell of eavy drinking among agents uarding President John F. Tennedy. Abraham Boldcn, 29, the first fcgro to serve on lie While louse Secret Service detail, was ccused Tuesday of soliciting payoff from defendants an alleged crime syndicate ountcrfeiting plot. Officials aid Boldcn's arrest was the is I taint of its kind in the ecret Service. Called Fantastic A government prosecutor ermed Bojden's statements 'fantastic." In denying the govern men hnrges, Bolden said the gpv rnment knew he was planning o testily before the Warrer Commission about what he sait vas the "over-all general lax ty" of agents assigned to rolecl President Kennedy Kennedy was fatally shot Nov in Dallas, Tex. Bolden said he told James J iowley, head of the Secre .ervicc, of the drinking inci dents but no action was taken Drank Heavily He charged that agents dranl leavily before and after tours o duty guarding Kennedy a Vashington and Hyannis Port Mass., Kennedy's summe lome. Bolden said agents oftc half-drunk for duty o missed their assignments com plctely. Bolden also said official Se cret Service cars were used b some White House agents fo lours of ac companied by Hyan nis Port. The young agent, who wa issigned .to the White Hous during periods in June and Jui of 1961, called a news confer ence in his home to make h statements. Woman's Death Blamed 011 Blow A v e r d 1 c t was p e n d i n Wednesday in the death of woman identified as Reddal Be day, 38, of 202Vi S. Mantz St who died early Tuesday morn Ing in a local hospital about hours after being taken there i an unconscious condition. Justice of the Peace Alfra C. Baass said Wednesday tha an autopsy report he had r quested snowed that the worn an died from a head Injury Baass said the present phasi of his investigation indicate that the injury was susfainec in a fall rather than being in dieted by another person. Herman Gadsden, also 202% S. Mantz St., told polk that the woman became 111 Su: day and was walking around a stupor. He said he found be unconscious Monday when tried (o awaken her. Baass said he might possib return a .verdict Thursday alle further Investigation inlo even preceding the death. ut. Only a trace of rain was re orded at the Weather Burea Vednesday, although severa reas in Ihe city and else here in the county reporter, n inch or more. r Total rainfall to date for th Vealher Bureau this year nly 7.58 inches. Normal rail all through the end of May 3.74 More Needed Agricultural observers agre lat crop prospects for th iresent look good across th ounty, but more rain is neec ed Immediately. Grass is a man eady turning brown in reas, and com and gra rops need additional moislur 0 boost Iheir development. Apparently the heaviest rai all amounts Wednesday wei ecorded in the city, where vas also welcomed on Ihirs uhurban lawns. Light hail was also report] 1 the downtown area. The Lone Tree Hoad Fi tab-Station recorded .6 of a nch of rain Wednesday, an .1 inches Tuesday. The Lou Street Sub-Station reported hchcs Wednesday. Good showers fell both da (See WEATHER, Page 12A) Today's Chuckle Nothing blots out the mem- ory Of a winter beller than a copy of the season's baseball schedule. Steyenson Co Address J.N. Council Asia Picture Brings Move UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. F) Ambassador Adlal E. evenson sped home from Eu- pe Wednesday under orders cm the Johnsonu administra- on to address the Secur- y Council on what the United ales describes as the delerior- Ing situation in Southeast la, A U.S. spokesman said cvenson will deliver "an ox- emely impoiiant speech" to e council Thursday when It re- mcs debate on Cambodia's barges of aggression agalnsl o United States and South Viet am. The speech will come at me when Washington is grave- concerned by Commnntsl Hilary gains in South Viet am and Made by Kusk The decision to order Steven- m to cut short his stay in Eu- ipo was made by Secretary ol ate Dean Rusk in consultation ith President Johnson, offi- als said in Washington. The move was in anticipation a major council debate on outheast Asia involving a con rontalion with the Soviet Unioi nd other Communist delegates Rusk and Johnson agreed lha levenson should take persona ommand of the U.S. role in tl: ebale. Spread Bloodshed Soviet delegate Nikolai T 'edorenko accused the Johnso dministration Tuesday of seek ng another million from in order to sprea loodshed and aggression outheast Asia. U.S. Ambassador Charles W fpst, deputy to Stevenson, de fed the charge. He said th United Stales was giving sup porl to South Viet Nam at tha country's request in order t ave it from a Communist tab er through subversion. Yost said South Viet Nam wa menaced hy a large-scale Com munist assault organized, c reeled, arid supported from th outside. Tour's End Stevenson arrived in Loridp on Monday at the end of a E ropcan tour. He had planned eave London later in the wee In announcing his departur the U.S. Embassy said that r and continued violation of the Geneva agrecmen 'have created a situation ca ing for urgent study of meas ures to help the countries whip arc threatened by Communi actions to preserve their 1ml pendence." The statement made no me (Sec STEVENSON, Page Yil VIeNamara Defends Viet Nam Equipment Food Yearbook Cites Local Men Both Joseph E. Wearde president, and Royce C. Woe- chairman of the board of Groc Wearden Co. of Victoria, ha been named in "Who's Who the Food Industry" in the 1ft compilation, it was announc Wednesday in New York, "Who's Who in the Food 1 duslry" will comprise a ma] section of the Food Indus! Yearbook, basic business r erence, according to Don P sons, editorial director. SEA DISASTER Photo from U.S. Coast Guard plane shows abandoned Norwegian freighter Sanclanger, smoke drifting from its hull some 400 miles south of San Diego. Captain and eight other persons are miss- ing. Forty-five survivors were taken from doomed ship. (AP Photo) Jack Ruby Vot on Pills, Wade Says DALLAS (API-Jack Ruby is, or legal purposes, sane and is ecciving no medication for icnlal illness, Dist. Ally. Hen- y Wade said Wednesday. A published report said car- er the 53-year-old slayer of Lee larvcy Oswald was receiving happy or tranquilizers, in is jail cell. "I'm rather posilive that he s not receiving pills of any the gray-haired prosecu- or said in an interview. "Psy- hia.trists have been seeing him md I guess you might callsonn if their questioning treatment.' 'Perhaps Aspirin1 Sheriff Bill Decker said ho of no medical trealmenl being condemned kill cr, "except perhaps for an as- pirin now and then.1' Judge Joe B. Brown denied elling reporters that Ruby was ;iven "happy pills." Wade said he has reviewed report by Dr. Robert Stubble "ield, a court-appointed psychia Irist, and does not believe Rub; needs to be sent to an inslltu lion. Informed sources said Ihe re port, which has not been mad lublic, says Ruby is believei suffering from depression and a persecution complex. Treatment !n Cell "I have said before that we are willing for htm to recelv treatment in his cell or in Park land Ihe prosecute said. "The judge and bolh sides have U> decide Wade said Ruby knows rlgh and wrong, and therefore i legally accountable for his acts "Of course, pur own psychia Irists have said that he is a emotional type and unstable a Wade added. Ruby has "deteriorated" hot (See KUHY, Page I2A) Abandoned Ship Burning at Sea LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) The Norwegian reighter Sandanger with possibly nine bodies .board was in a 20-degree list Wednesday and still lurning. A salvage crew aboard the tug Sea Eagle was vailing to board the abandoned ship as it drifts farther rom the coast of Raja Cali- orniii. Forty-five survivors, including liree children, arrived in Long I Panel Okays Request for Hike in Aid Quiz by Solons No I Over Yel WASHINGTON (AP) Sec- of Defense Robert S. Mc- defended American Dlanes and mnleriiil in South Viet Nam as "the best equip- ment available (or the unique task al hand." And, as he Iried Wednesday to refute charges that obso- lescent planes in Viet Nam had caused Ihe dealli of two U.S. fliers, the secretary received a firm vole of confidence from ho House Foreign Affairs Com- mittee. Tho commilteo, complying with a request o( McNnmara and President Johnson, added ;125 million to the foreign aid >ill to step up the war against he Viet Cong guerrillas in knilh Viet Nnm. The commll- ce vole was quick and unani- mous. Qualified Ways The Foreign Affairs Commit- tee acted while McNamara was ieach lalo Tuesday night iboard the German freighter Bodenslcin. The ship came to he Snndanger's rescue early Monday, 450 miles sou III of here. Fate Unknown The CoasI Guard, in louch by radio with the Sea Eagle, sale there is no indication when the Sandanger can bo boarded Smoke is still billowing from he holds. Still unknown was the (ate ol lie ship's captain, John Koll mcr, two stewardesses and six California passengers. The bod: of ono passenger, identified as .Turin iU M. Benoy 57, was pulled from the sea b; Japanese ship, the Boston Maru. "it was like an explosion am then it seemed to flash and then it spread so said flolv Kruger, Sandanger second old cer, last night in Long Beach Rescue Blocked Survivors said the crew fough the blaze for Iwo hours before making toward Ihe nearby Bod onsfein in lifeboats. The passengers, reports indi caled, were Irapped in Ihci cabins on (he second deck the ship's bridge. Smok blocked rescue attempts. The blaze is fed hy a highl combustible cargo of balled col Ion and wood pulp. SHAKESPEARE EVENT Trio Joins Festival Company Three young actors with well- (nown parents in Texas drama circles, as well as considerable credits of their own, Wednes- day joined the Victoria Shake- spearean Festival company. Most notable of the new mem- bers is David Bruce Smith ol San Marcos, a radio announcer with a score of sludent and pro- fessional stage portrayals In- cluding Shakespearean roles. He played "Hamlet" at 16 years ol age; and did the role again at San Angclo College, and also has worked in "King Lear" at Southwest -Texas State .College. Other plays in which he has ppeared include "Go F1 y a "J. "A Cloud of Wit- "San Joso Story, "The "The P o t "Arsenic and 01 d "They Refuse To Be Res- "On Borrowed ol Ann Frank" and "The Glass Menagerie." He is married to H a r r 1 e I Yelvlnglon Smith, daughter ol Texas Playwright Ramsey Yel- vbigtoa, and she, too, has been signed by the local company As a high school actress at San Marcos -she was named state best actress in University Inter scholastic League competition, receiving the Samuel French Award, and has done college DAVID B. SMITH JANET MAK1K BARTON HARRIET SMITH drama work at both San Angclo and Southwest Texas. write a play for the Williams- Mrs. Smith, more or less, has Theatre on the life of George grown up with the theater. Her Washington. famous parent is author of more than half a dozen plays, most- and Texas heroes, and he was commissioned last summer to director of the drama dopar ly dealing with Texas history Shakespearean Festival com- burg, Va., Summer Tourist ment at Southwest Texas and moving force In Channel 9 ed catlonal television. The 17-year-old blue eyec blonde has just completed starring role as Daisy Mac the Austin Civic Theatre produc (See TRIO, Page 12A) Candidate (or the distinctions of youngest and prettiest of the any members Is Janet ilarie Barton, whose lather it dobra-Bitten laji Rescued Fiancee MIAMI, Fla. snako unler lay critically-ill Wednds- ay, suffering the effects ot a obra bite that would have llted him if his girl friend had ol sped to his aid because sho aid she heard him calling hrough the ntghl, Florence Gutierrez, 32, ittlng home Tuesday night ending when she -said she card "very clearly" her fi- nee, Shtibcrt D. Lee, 28, call- ng her name. cslifying at a closed session of jie House- Armed Services Com- mittee. After the mecling, McNamara lold newsmen that he had as- sured the commlUco that the equipment In South Viet Nam is Ihe best available in three quali- fied ways. He said the equipment was chosen with regard to: "Uic enemy "Iho capability of the Vietnamese to operate and "the cftcclivoness ol It n operational requirements." Asked if commilteo members were reassured, McNamara re- plied, "Yes, Indeed." More Questions Thjs was echoed somewhat by ho committee chairman, Rei Cnrl Vinson, D-Ga., who toL newsmen: "I am behind the position of the secretory in the prosecution of this war." But Vinson also said the com- mittee was not finished with Its questioning of McNnmni'a, nnd so could not decide yet about the accuracy ot news reports ttp. told "He said 'Florence.' I heard Im say 'Florence' again, so I ol In my car and drove." She aid Ihe trip to Lee's home took 0 minules and when she ar- ivcd she found him on Ihe loor. 'Tasked him if Iho cobra had Itlcn him. He moved a little it his hand toward the >uch. Tho cobra was in a bur- ap bag she said, Miss Gutierrez, a petite 5-fcct and 79 pounds, lugged Lee, a iusky 6-fool-l, icr car. 190-poundcr to "I went through all the red ights In town and finally found a she said. She vas escorted to a hospital vhere a call was put In lo Bill Inast of the Miami Serpenlari- um. Doctors pumped antivenom nlo Leo's body. They said he was near dealh when he ar Ivcd at Iho hospital. Vednesday, doctors said Lato Ihey T UVT.WIO omu iad given him all Ihe antlvon- )m they could, and it was matter of time. Florence said Lee acquired he five-fool Asian cobra at wild animal farm about two months ago. He already had a moccasin, sho added, and as- serted that, "We had planned :o start our own animal a serpentarium." hat Iwo American pilots were killed in Soulh Viel Nam be- cause their T28 planes were ob- solete. McNamara will relurn .0 the committee Monday. McNamara, In reply to ques- tions from newsmen, said that Vietnamese are taking part In more (lying missions. Release Statement lie said the amount of actual Vietnamese flying had increased 800 per cent since Jan. 1062. Vietnamese flew 1300 combat sorties last month, he said. Although McNamara's testi- mony was secret, the commit- tee released a copy ot his open- ing statement. In It, MeNamara said: "Let me be clear. We are sending highly skilled and Irained men lo Viel Nam. They, and the Vietnamese they support, are receiving the best equipment available for the unique Insk at hand. We intend to continue this commitment and tha Vietna- mese intend to win this fight." 'Of McNamara con- tinued, "the road ahead will be long and hard. But il is not in (See MCNAMARA, Page 12A) Just Arrived! THE WEATHER Mostly cloudy with widely scattered daytime t h'u n d e r- showers Thursday and Friday. Southeasterly winds at 5 to m.p.h. Temperatures expected Thursday. Low TO, high 90. Soulh Central Texas: Consid- erable cloudiness Thursday and Friday with scattered mostly daytime showers and Ihunder- showcrs. High Thursday 83-92. Wednesday t e m pcralures: Low 68. High 83. Wednesday precipilation: Trace. Tides (Port Lavaca Port O'Connor Lows at a.m. and p.m. Highs at p.m. Wednesday and a.m. Friday. Barometric pressure at sea level: 30.13. Sunset Thursday: Sun- rise Friday: This Information baud on data from tho U.S. Weather Bureau Victoria Olflce. WMlkit KJMWhen, 11A) "PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION HANDBOOK 1984 The [HUM Republican Con- tcndtli Democratic Contend- ers Key Men U Watch TV and Radio Cover me Tilly VoUng Infainullait, Tt 311 I, ;