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Advocate (Newspaper) - June 3, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 119th 27 TELEPHONE HI 4-1451 Lack of Moisture Hampers Crops VICTORIA, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3, 1964 Livestock Looks Poor, Says Agent Rice Prospect More Cheerful By HENRY WOLFF JR. Advocate Staff Writer Direclors of the Victoria Chamber of Commerce were told at their regular monthly meeting Monday afternoon that me crop and livestock piclure for Ihe county is rather wilted. According to County Agent D. B. McCombs, the agriculiur- al outlook Is "spoiled" and ov- erall behind that of last year, (hough a good general (wo in- ches of moisture would put it in a much better condition. Last year, it was estimated that agricultural production boosted tho county's economy by some million. Laic Start McCombs said crops got off to a three-weeks late start this year because of cold weather, but (lie main reason for the gloomy outlook is a lack of moisture in many areas, as well as fallen cattle prices. He also noted that cotton is not fruiting as it should and estimated that the first 20 to 25 WASHINGTON (AP) West Point cadet John D. Dunmar was dropped from the Academy rolls Tuesday in quick response to a IT. S, Court of Appeals nil- ing Ihal the Army was free to COURT APPROVAL Cadet Evicted At West Point Retaliation In Viet Nam Strategy Talks End in Hawaii HONOLULU (AP) Strategy talks on Southeast Asia ended Tuesday with U.S. officials hint- ing strongly that military action might be taken against Com- munist North Viet Nam if It and Red China continue supporting rebellions in Laos and South Secretary of Stale Dean Rusk, _3cretary of Defense Robert S. VIcNamara and other key civili- an and military policy makers ing presenl in barracks. Dist. took olf for Washington report Judge Edward M. Curran signed a restraining order, L an. reen court consideration of stationed in South Viet Nam, j dismiss him on ils charge that the cadet deceived an officer and "quibbled." The Army announced that the superintendent of the Academy had issued an order separating Dunmar from the corps effective Tuesday morning. Secretary of the Army Steph- en Ailes issued an order last month to oust the 21-year-old cadet from Anaheim, Calif., ef- fective May 13, on grounds that he had deceived an inspecting officer to obtain credit for bc- the matter. Curran canceled his order last week but Dunmar ao- ealed. The appellate court held Mon- day that Ihe Army could go ahead with Ihe dismissal, with- out graduating Dunmar or com- missioning him as an officer. At West Point, Dunmar said he wanted to attend weddings of several classmates in the East. After Ihal, he said, ho plans lo confer with his attorney on Ihe next steps before returning home lo await any possible fur- ther court action. 3 New Deputies Hired by Sheriff eotimuiea cnat me lirst 20 to 25 Additions of three veterans in (he Department of Justice In- per cent of production has been 'he law enforcement field to ternai Security staff and is a lost to some uncertain factor his staff were announced Tues- graduate of the Polygraph In- There are about acres of day by Sheriff M. W. (Montie) stitute of America. He was a cotton in the county. Marshall, special deputy with the Wilson "It_will take one more good The new deputies are L. W. Counly sheriff's office. __ u..v. i uu jrcw al U LJ, YY 'Of 'he the agent (Bill) Maufrias Jr., 45-year-old maun iao Ui -UK i 1.11 jtm o said, but then it will take former officer with the Travis with Ihe Austin sheriff's office three weeks lo tell about our County sheriff's deparlmenl in and in was named oul- prospecls for a crop." Auslin; Lee Roy Smith, 59-year- standing law enforcement of- Low Average old Stockdale native formerly ficer of Travis County. A native He estimated a low average with a private internal security of Travis County, he was em- milo crop on the lo firm, and Mrs. Ray Markowsky ployed with an Austin trucking acres in the county. Some areas whose husband is sheriff o wm produce a good yield, while DeWitt County. vill lag far behind the The hirings bring to four the ft I T He predated an aver- number of deputies added in the f arklTlg -Lot if l-ast two weeks by Marshall who .11 evtryining goes as ls attempting to bring his slaf back to normal manpower ca of by Construction Alow ftSWSM SM SWfc Like other crops, some area, should produce a reasonable yield, while others will be shy. There was one bright spot in later brlnE his slaff back to chairman. his report- rice, he Strength, He added that The contract said is doing well and shoult produce a good crop ba'rrin'i' ade at Field is acquired age pipe from f lie parking "iot storm damage. 'or as additional room to across Red River to connect with the new city drainage system T' also includes curb and gutter ____ _..... access road onto the lot. selling at to per nun- Mrs- Markowsky and Smith in parking lot will be located J the office and Maufrias as a Imports Don't Help "The cattle silualion is very he said. "Calves are dredweight, or up to 10 cents lower than last year. patrol deputy. "Pastures are poor, and it Marshall said Smith will work (See CROPS. Page 0) as the department's first full- time polygraph machine opera- tor in addition to his office _ brimmed summer hat defeated little league teams i" f looking forward to playing each we internal secur- other next week AIiss Itv "rm where he served as a Christine'Hen nig reminding macljfe.operator for CPL Employes of a golf tour- lhre? yi.ars- Durlng mill'ary nament a.m. Saturday at servlce' he was a member of Riverside and a barbecue at p.m. at CPL Park fvl Krnest Warnock of Bloomington in town on business Mrs. Donald Meek convinced that only a helicopter would have gotten her over the street con- struction to her church on Ben Jordan, but friends explaining that a street was open off of Laurent. Mrs. W. B. Callan lo be on hand as hostess for the Amy Freeman Lee art ex- hibit today from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the McNamara-O'Con- nor Museum Bob Martin haying a particularly frying day the L. F. Matthews having their weekend trip de- layed due to car trouble bragging on his fishing luck these days Delton Ashley nut. for Monday night. Marshall indicated that he plans to hire another deputy others will be hired if a stock house prisoners. All three new officers assum ed their duties Monday with west of the Student Union build- and walkway leading to the r work next week. Completion is expected in about a month. Absentee voting for Saturday's runoff primary election closed Tuesday afternoon with a total of only 64 votes cast by Victoria County residents. The tola! included 45 votes in he Democratic Primary and 19 n the Republican contests. had started last At Record Depth who said that in mak'ing SrsTRT's'. Al Uepltt that statement Johnson "delib- a most important appointment Petroleum Corp. of jffi, misled Amnfem Gorham Hartwe" n had oyer week record setting Wood Hi wildcat hat caused a leasing spree said i severa1 repa ..._ be carried out; Johnson was asked In Alice on business Gus and Lacy Ball finding the bar- becue and hospitality at Cheap- ed side very satisfying Red The weS Milkr stffl telling about t h e for South rattlesnake he killed and has (o exceed its record each day, on ------r---------......Val Hivar, est boles in Ihe world. 9 Wayne Harteian, Pat Moore Recent reports from the firm a' spokennaa (or the and Frank Berwtt imaking a indicate that H drilled only 78 fratEnSIttetT foursome down the last week. No trouble was spottte toTootoer coffee time Beatrice Flora reminding members of Ihe Aux- ress. nglh. iliary of Catholic War Veterans The million-dollar wildcat has to %e to the slower woe wiiacat nas to me norwern, that a postponed meeting has created more interest lhan any part of the country. MM iff MAMrtAV Itfohf L. ...__________ r J-lJt- expIoraUon IB many yean. Mautrias served five years the building and ground com- irom a pian npprovi other.bld .was re- by the they said. P It was recalled to newsmen dulies. The department has owned a lie detector machine for oyer ten years but has had no licensed operator on the ,xc slaff. Local suspects have been u j taken lo Austin and Corpus S ,1 ad askcd for uliu John Range sporting a wide- phristi for lie detector incursions in South Viet ing in the past. (See BID, Page 9) Established IMS Goldwater Ahead In California Vote President Johnson. Ambassador Henry represent __ lead Thailand planned to back to Southeast Asia Wednesday morning. Retaliation The Washington group went straight to nearby Hickam Air Force Base from Pacific Com- mand headquarters where they spent more than 18 hours in in- :ensive discussions over the past .wo days. The hints that possible retalia- lion against Red North Viet Nn figures high in U.S. thinking came in remarks made by American officials. The officials, however; made it clear lliat so far Husk and McNamara have not proposed a plan "lo enlarge the war to the north." They told newsmen, "The fu- ture is something else, depend- ing on how things develop" and what the other side does. Clearest Indication This was the clearest indica- tion yet that serious (houghl is being given to possible counter- action against the North Viet Nam. Asked what the prospects were for dispatching u. S. troops lo Thailand as in a pre- vious Laotian crisis two years agot officials said it will depend and the wishes of the in the role pi HI ouituYViet Nam, a role now described as ad- visory and training ralher than frontline combat. Draw DislincHon Officials carefully drew a dis- linclion between plans formally approved by (he President and contingency planning at a low- that i ,u mittee, according to Leo Welder L now no plans have s been made" to carry the anti- iv's i ,u now no plans have camPalgn ment of 485 feet of IB-inch drain- T ?e age pipe from the Sn The officials In effect agreed with Johnson that no plan ha: 'ieen placed before him. Box Compass Bui one official noted lingencies. "Contingency planning is quile Bush said, different from a plan approved Jt waa recuneu u> ntiwsn Wade Bros' cecenlly made hid However, Ihe pointed speech in which he also asked for warned that continued Commu- n r-'unB lot alone, nisi incursions in South Viet urannan was low on it, bidding Nam could result in expanding Rin ___ r the war. 14 Cents CUT TIIOSK The point at issue was no issue at all Tuesday when Congressman-at-Large Joe Pool of Dnlljis, center, gol together with two Victoria spokesmen lor Ihe Texas a n tl Southwestern Catlle Raisers Association, Kerry McCan, left, and Leo Welder, immediate past president of the callle raisers. Pool, seeking nomination for a second term in Saturday's Democratic pri- mary election, pledged his all-out support toward curtailing imports of foreign beef inlo this country and al the same time offered encourage- ment toward carrying the screw- worm control program effectively into Mexico. (Advocate Photo) Quads Born In Brooklyn NEW YORK (AP) A mother of Iwo boys gave birth Tuesday (o quadruplets in a Brooklyn hospital. Mrs. Salvatnrc 1'eloro Jr., 30, and the babies three girls and a hoy were re- porleil doing fine. The boy and one of tho girls weighed In al 2 pounds, 13 ounces each. Tho other girls weighed 2 pounds and 2 pounds, 8 ounces. The father, 35, is an im-i- -employed plumber. Pool Vows Fight On Beef Imports Congressman at Largo Joe readily admitted thai his run- Pool of Dallas brought his off opponent, former Slale Sen. campaign for Democratic run- Bob Baker of Houston, has off nomination for a second adopted the some positive DOS- illon on thesc ,SSUC5_as Rockefeller Says Show Isn't Over Salinger Leads In Demo Race SAN FRANCISCO Goldwafer a consis- ent lead Tuesday night in the vote counl from Ihe California GOP presidential primary, which ho claimed to have won on the btisls of eledronlc pro- jections. New York Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller congratulated Gold- water on his showing but de- dined to concede defeat In the contest for the stale's 8fi presi- lential nominating voles. "The show isn t over Rockefeller said. 51 Per Cent NDC predicted on tho basis of ts electronic voter analysis that joldwatcr would wind up with 51 per cent of the total vole, ex- pected to reach about 2 million. 'Associated Press tabulation from of the state's >recincts showed: Goldwaler Rockefeler Without giving any precinct NBC snid its figures exited from any ports and on pushing (he screw- candidate for Congress from worm control program inlo Texas. .But the. big difference, Poo The congressman at largo emphasized, is lhal lie is al ready In Congress and in posilion lo lake timely action Bush, Cox Swap Charges c As Runoff Heat Rises By The the thinkln lias Way To Go ''I have never in all the po- Iffeseon such tumuli. must lake stalewlde run- Bush CBmol commu_ h-ted "iCa'e majorlly Of Texas form r nror. R i i la consel'vativcs b o c a u s e he imporls are glutting the mar- ueorge misn claiming oveil sa kel In many areas of Ihe coun IQVQ OCGH USCQ fpii y nis opponent, Jack Cox. language. They havo watched a Bush said at a Port Worth cof- him closoly' but silently, as he iry, fee that Cox had attempted to shifled his sUnd on tho civil wilh nihor fivcn ?IUl California's 86 Ancd, righls bill from the far left pos- of the K VegatloMta e ft JfW ,h .'..Ai. .u: has "a ways logo" lo attain the distributed or his father casli- Cox said in Tyler lhat Bush Of performance under pros- sure." reporters an assertion by Cox that fivo individuals or trustees, contribuled more than Today's Chuckle Wolves are like (rains. A girl likes to hear them whistle even if she Isn't go- ing anywhere. each lo Bush's campaign.'lie "p from Claude K. McCan of Vic roiv margin thai It could not be LBJ, GOP Solon Tangle Over Viet Nam Issues denied there had been any vlo- lalion of federal clcclion law in his campaign contributions. The two rtcpubltews aro nosers Association and now seeking their parly's nomina- (Sce poot" PaBe 9> tion lo oppose U.S. Sen. Ralph Yarborough, D-Tcx., in the gen- eral election. Marvin Collins, slate GOP WASHINGTON Pres-said later that contingency ident Johnson said Tuesday "the future of Southeast Asia as a whole" is at stake in Laos and Viet Nam. He said the United States "cannot fail to do its full share !n meet Ihe challenge." He announced no new moves. And he said "I know of no plans that have been made" lo carry he Vietnamese guerrilla war into the northern part of the country. plans do exist for this and for a variety of olher possible lines of action. They said Ihe President was saying merely that he did not know of such preparations in the sense that no plans have been brought to him for deci- sion. t- touched off a prompt re- ..Clear to partly cloudy and a ildcat lorUrom Rep Melvin Laird R- warmer Wednesday and :nd that the administration has been preparing plans for sever- 1 about statement at a news s first since May that Laird is not be of no plans carry- Vietnamese warfare in- northern, Communist Other administration officials ing this conference, the President underscored official concern about Communist ad- vances in Laos and Soulh Viet Nam. A discussion of Southeast Asia problems dominated Ihe THE WEATHER oeen preparing pians tor sever- imuugn Murray. dojng inat musi al months "lo move into North Chance of a few showers west (rom6 to lime. Thursda. Hih ds Thursday. Hi'gh Wednesday 92. Tuesday temperatures: High 36, low 60. Tides (Port Lavaca Port O'Connor Highs al a.m. and p.m. Lows al p.m. Wednesday and a.m. Thursday, Barometric pressure at s e a level: Sunset Wednesday: Sun- rise Thursday: This Information based on data from the U.S WeaUMr Bureau lession before some 25 reporters. Among other topics: Righls: Johnson said IJofT he has not acted personally lo line up support for an end to the civil rights filibuster In the Senate. He again expressed confidence Ihe Senate pass a good bill." The President said surveillance of Cuba. Bui he said the best method of doing that must be reassessed Thursday. Southeast winds at S to 18 m.p.h. Wednesday and Thursday. Expected. Wednesday _UUDa. -lnc neavKM sala temperatures: High 90, low 64. tne United States will continue South Central Texas: Partly aerial surveillance of Cuba, cloudy and a little warmer Wednesday through Thursday. _Hobcrt F. Kennedy; Asked If he would be willing to let ii j. discussed It with me." Limit: Johnscn called (o ta on these problems when I counts ralher than meiely mak- ing promises for Ihe future. "There is no question in my Pool (old a In'the v how far position rcst of Cox said Bush shows neither "proof of purpose" nor "a rec- in presenting a solid front than cxeculivs director, said the run- -f 11 m 1 off Is (he first held by the GOP I I I i In a lengthy statement open- that included a statewide race. 11 UCK WVCI Itir Collins told The Associated Press he doubts more than 000 voters will take part in Ihe June. 6 Republican balloting. He said 200 counties definitely will hold Republican run-offs, 37 will not and 17 have not reported their intentions yet. Quits Ruby Case 'wl11 nation "of Dr. Hwbt-rt Winston Smith as chief defense counsel Tuesdaj. Smith indicated he would re- bulance. turn to his leaching duties at If he would be willing to let university regents ruled ear- Drivc-llummel street Imersec- Atty, Gen. Robert F. Kennedy Her this year that Smith must lion at p.m. Monday were seek (he Democratic Senate lake a leave ol absence while Hardy Urban, and Albert nomination in Now York, John- devoting his time to the Ruby Abrameit, 48, both of Gollad. son replied, "That is a mailer case. Urban was listed In good (hat the attorney general and Phil Burleson, another defense dltion at DC Tar Hospital Tues- the people In New York will de- lawyer, disclosed the reslgna- day with a knee Injury. Abra- lermlne Neither of them have lion. Burleson said he. and Joe melt suffered a chin laceration If urllh ma n urlll hnt nnt Ttuiv of represent f'. For a "realistic" national debt March 24 and assessed the Duckctt ambulance, iimit of billion, saying It death penally for Ihe slaying of Highway Patrolman Buddy is needed lo protect the govern- Lee Harvey Oswald, President Means said Ashford was pro- awot'n credit, Kennedy's accused mass in, cccdinc south on the "'scusston of (he showed: Goldwater Rock- efeller Salinger Lead? In a Democratic contest that drew major allentlon, Pierre Salinger, former White House with Slate Controller Alan Cran- ston for (lie Democratic sena- rlal nomination. Cranston did not concede, however, and Salinger refrained from claiming victory during tho evening. GoHwaler, whoso bid for the nomination to oppose President Johnson In November would be 8 e" a by grass said. wins campaigns a.---------------- will beat Lyndon B. Johnson." Even wilh California's 86 'a ways to otcs Ihal will ho needed at San Francisco convention month for Ihe nomina- ed Goldwater on his large vote, he said "the show Isn't over yet." caped any major damage lo his cause In crucial California. Even program If he losl in Ihe ultimate count- questions a past president of the said his conserva'livo'v'iews'had and Southwestern Catlle been repudiated. K he won, tho result would (See VOTE, Page 9) 3 Injured in 2 Crashes; Three persons were injured Tuesday morning and late Mon- day night In two separate traf- fic accidents, one Involving a semi-truck trailer which crashed on its right side after the driver avoided Ircick. collision with anolhcr Elray Ashford, 38, of Whar- ton was the least Injured of the (rio, suffering only a head nit when his truck loaded with bulk oil In barrels crashed off Re at lakcn in a McCabe-Carmth am- Injured in a rear-end ii niu tnjui cu in cc the University of Texas Law involving a car and pickup truck at the Port Lavaca University regents ruled ear- Drive-Hummel Street hilersec er will continue but was not hospitalized. They uby, convicted were taken to the hospital by Highway when he pulled to (he right shoulder to pass a bread truck driven by Milton J. Rabel, 23, of 2908-A E. Mendowlane SI. which was headed in the same direction but had slopped to make a left turn Inlo a serv- ice stadon driveway. Means said Rabel, on seeing a long line of traffic in the opposite, lane, pulled his vehicle 10 -the right shoulder at the Ashfdrd was in the pro- cess of making the pass, caus- ing Ashford to swerve his truck off the roadway. It continued in motion, struck a culvert and landed 365 feet from the point where it had originally left the roadway. All the contents of tho van type trailer, including large 011 drums and other containers, were spilled Into a field after it landed on its right side. The officer, estimated the damage lo Ihe Iruck at an excess of In the Monday night mishap, police said a pickup truck driv- en by Abrameit collided with the rear of a 1959 sedan driven by Pedro Ramos, 23 of Inez, as both vehicles were headed west on Port Lavaca Drive. City Patrolman Robert Weaver made the investigation.
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