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   Advocate (Newspaper) - June 6, 1964, Victoria, Texas                                THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 119th 30 TELEPHONE U VICTORIA, TEXAS, SATURDAY, JUNE 6, 1964 KfUbUahtd Utt Governors Ask Barry To Appear LBJ, Nixon Also Inviled CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) -An official invitation to Sen. Barry Goldwaler to come to the Na- tional Conference of Governors out Friday night from Cur- tis Lee Smith, chairman of the conference host committee. He said a similar invitation ivas being extended by telegram to former Vice President Rich- ard M. Nixon. This raised a prospect of a sort of Republican candidates' summit session at a conference which always lias insisted it was nonpolitical. LBJ Invited But the partisan aspect was softened by word that Presi- dent Johnson was being invited again to address the 56th annual session of the governors, which gets inio preliminary stages Sat- urday. Johnson had declined a bid to address the slate dinner of the governors on Tuesday night. Acceptance by Goldwater and Nixon of invitations to come to the conference would mean that practically all top possibili- ties for the Republican presiden- tial nomination and Goldwa- ler leads the pack would turn up in Cleveland on Monday night. Ike Coming Covs. William W. Scranton of Pennsylvania and George W. Romney of Michigan are ex- pected to be here, along with Nelson A. Rockefeller of New York. And former President Dwight D. Eisenhower will be the speak- er at a conference dinner Mon- day night. Eisenhower, of course, is not in the list, but he is the elder statesman of the and has been providing some guidance on where he thinks it should turn- Besides Goldwater and Nixon, Pierre Salinger, former press secretary to the late President John F. Kennedy and the newly nominated Democratic candi- date for the U.S. Senate from California got an invitation to the conference. Feud Mended California Gov. Edmund G. Brown, a Democrat, said short- ly after arriving here Friday night that he understands Sal- inger will come to the gover- nors' conference Monday. The governor said everything has been patched up between him and Salinger and Salinger will get solid party backing in No- vember. The host governor, James A. Rhodes of Ohio, said: "We want to make this the best governors' conference ever." Rhodes is favorite-son candi- date of Ohio's 58-vole delegation to the Republican National Con- vention. The prime mover in getting out the invitations was Rhodes executive assistant, John McEl- roy, who was working obviously for his chief. "The surest way to develop a McElroy said, "is to get them all together." He declined to elaborate. No real signs were in evidence that the conference might pro- vide a Republican lever for at- tempting to derail Goldwater's headlong drive toward the Re publican nomination. There are IS Republican gov- ernors, members of a GOP gov- ernors' association, headed by liobert E. Smylie of Idaho. Smy- lie sofl-pedaied the idea that there might be any maneuver to torpedo Goldwater at the Clove land sessions or on its sidelines HOUSTON fed- eral judges were told Friday that Billie Sol Estes had no in- lent to defraud in building a West Texas financial empire with mortgages on fertilizer tanks that never existed. The 5th Circuit Court heard defense and government law- yers argue Estes' appeal of a 15-year prison sentence, im- Msed in El Paso last year when ie was convicted of mail fraud and conspiracy. Estes did not attend the hear- ng. "There was no intent to de- fraud the people namt-d by Ihe said Hume Cofer, j defense lawyer from Austin. 'Tbo farmers and finance com- lanies involved knew there vere no tanks." Marshall Golding, with the Justice Department in Washing- Fred Klinglc checking in for a haircut and a discussion with his barber C. Ferguson owning up to a busy morning and admitting that outdoor ex- ercise keeps him in shape Mrs. Selma Gentry reminding WBA Travel Club members tc get their rummage to City Hall Square by a.m. today for the club's annual sale Tec- na Terral, Memory Harris and Lee Bracken spending today al Teen Fair in San Antonio Roland Gerdes and Royce Tay- lor getting ready to do the bar becuing for the rally picnic, Class of 1955, at Gerdes Picnic Grounds at 12 noon Airs. Charles Ray Schaar display- ing two trophies for quarter horses won in Sinton and head- ing out for Robstoivn today Dion Holm Jr. taking on h I s Rotary responsibilities early Waller Schmidt recovering fram eye surgery and enjoying visit- ing with friends Dr. Bob Harfman not loo involved in a sidewalk conversation to make humorous remarks to friend.' passing by Sue Ann Vlvlon learning to style her hair at and early age. 12 Cents Lawyers Declare Estes Didn 't Mean to Defraud lliere were tanks when there were no Golding said. "There was presumption there was security when the mort- gages had no security." The appeals courl took the case under advisement. "We will do the best we can to be said Justice James Hulcheson Jr., the presiding judge from Houston. "It was a long hard case and we don't want to undo anything without good cause." Hulcheson made his remarks after John Cofer, father of Flume and also of Austin, pre- sented the closing argument for Estes. "The trial could not have had as many errors as you contend jut I am troubled by the ques- Flu Bomb On Target SUVA, Fiji (AP) Tin Can Island, an Isolated speck in the South Pacific on the edge of the Tonga group, was bombed Friday with influenza scrum. All 300 residents are down with the flu. The South Pacific Commission askeii Ihe Now Zealand air force to help. Later, via Tonga, came a radio message lo (he air force: "Congratulations, landed on doormat of house of island chief." The island's official name is Niilofnou. But it's known as Tin Can because mail for it is dropped into the sea in canisters. Ion, contended the Intent defraud was clear. "Representation was made to lion of Hutcheson told John Cofer. Both deien.se lawyers argued that Judge R, E. Thomason, who heard the case, gave the El Paso jury a "dynamite charge" that amounted to coer- cion. Hume Cofer after the jury re- ported a deadlock, Thoma- son told the panel the trial had been long and expensive "and the government expenses are paid by taxpayers, which "This was calculated to make the jurors feel that as taxpay- ers they had (o-dispose of the Hume Cofer said. Hutchescn indicated disagree- ment. "Judge Thomason was the jury a moral lecU.., Hutcheson said. "He was just (See LAWYERS, Page 3) giving Workman Burned In Gas Explosion A 36-year-old scrap iron deal- er was reported in good condi- tion in De Tar Hospital Friday night despite receiving mostly second degree burns over a ma- jor part of his body in the ex- plosion of a gasoline lank he was attempting to remove from a car with a cutting torch. Despite his condition, M i d d Knight of Telferner faces a lengthy recovery period during which time a large part of the charred skin will have to be re- placed with grafts according to nis physician. The explosion occurred at ap- iroximately a.m. at the wrecking yard of Victoria Auto Salvage on Houston Highway where Knight and a partner were disassembling a wrecked var prior to .mashing the body or resale as scrap material. Olher employes on the lot were credited with preventing more serious burns by strip- ling all of clothing off ARRIVE TODAY Corraliers' Trip In Home Stretch Advocate Ncvre Service BEAUMONT The Victoria College Singing Corraliers are coming home. Couples' Class provided them wilh a buffet dinner and ac- coinodations for Uie night. about 3 p.m. Saturday on Ihe college campus afler complet- ing a two-week tour that took them to singing engagements in several states. Their final performance was Friday evening at the Trinity Methodist Church here. The Power Service Halt Due Sunday Electric service will be inter- rupted from to 3 p.m. Sun- day in a small section of Vic- toria, according to 0. E. Schue- lemann, assistant manager of Central Power and Light Co. The interruption will affect e area between Crestwood Drive and Airline Drive east of Redwood Drive. Tele-T e n n a service also will be interrupted in this area. Subdivisions affected will be Temple Heights, Airline No. 1 and No. 2 and thai portion of Woodlawn Subdivision east of Redwood Drive. "Service will be restored as promptly as Schue- ncmann said. "The interruption is necessary so that electrical facilities can be moved in streets being widened in connec- tion wilh Ihe slreet and drain- age program." ward to gelling Frank Deaver, faculty member with he group as publicist, said Fri day night. Before leaving Vicksburg, Hiss., Friday morning, they cured the Confederate park areas of the historic city. Students making the trip in eluded M. J. Gooch, Raymond Allen. Carol Hyatt, Frances Har- grove, Garlan Weber, Mike Payne, David Adcock, Marian Tyler, Greg Brown, Karen Hoff, Hickey Regan, Judy S e n s a t,  e Gaulle of Johnson's views on he recommendations resulting rom the Honolulu meeting, which were reported to be in- reosed economic and military aid to the Saigon regime. Whether Johnson favored the in- ireases as suggested was not evealed by the informants, but they said Ball made clear that American support in Viet Nam will continue. Ball told correspondents: "I had an interesting and useful discussion with the president." He added he was quite happy with the talks, but would not go into further detail. Atmosphere Friendly The atmosphere was described by both American and French sources as friendly, despite the mown policy differences be- tween De Gaul la and President Johnson's administration. U.S. and French sources said he chief topics were Soulh Viol Nam and Laos. Neither side would say much more about the talks. Ball went lo Uie palace after meeting wilh French Foreign Minister Maurice Couve de Mu ville. De Gaulle believes neutralize lion is the only workable solu tipn for the stnteq of former French Indochina Viet Nam Laos and Cambodia and Southeast Asia as a whole. Red China Neighbor The French feel lhat such a neutrality should be guaranteed by the United States and Red Shina. The French position is that any solution musl lake into account the fad lhat Red China is Viet Nam's neighbor, and lhai consequently Ihe ultimate settle- ment of the current war must be negotiated wilh Peking. The United Stales Is stronglj committed to (he pro-Western regime of South Viet Nam and energetic warfare against Com munlst guerrillas supplied ant aided by Hanoi and Peking Washington feels that the prob lem would end if Red China and North Viet Nam would lot SouU Vie I Nam and Laos alone. LBJ Emissary Ball is here as an emissary from Johnson lo explain the ad ministration's position to French and British officials. He is going to London on Sunday. The mission came after a meeting of Am Brie an diplomats and military leaders in Honolu lu, who examined Ihe Soulhcas Asian picture and drafted rec ommendatfons tc Johnson for fu ture action. Before leaving Washington Ball sat In with Johnson at i meeting which heard report from Secretary of Slate Dean Rusk and defense Secretary Robert S. McNamara on the Honolulu discussions. Chuckle Make a heller lawn and (he world beats a path across It to your rfoor. Parties To Pick Standardbearers For Fall Contest Where To Vote Democratic Runoff Pol! 1 Hopkins. School 2 Courthouse 3 SI. Joseph Gymnasium 4 Patti Welder Gym 5 Juan Linn School 6 Crain Jr. High School 7 O'Connor School 8 Shields School 9 Stanly School 10 Smith School 11 O.K. Mussulman Home 12 Placedo School 13 Blnomington Stat. 14 Guntialupc School 15 McFaddin School 16 Kempor City School 17 L. A. Schmidt Home 18 Fiek's Garage 19 Henry Horadam Home 20 Bochat's Garage 21 Clark School 22 Mission Valley School 23 Nursery School 24 A. J. Brady Home 25 Ken's Kabinet Shop 26 Telferncr School 27 Inez School 28 Wood Hi School 29 Texas Concrete Co. 30 Our Savior's Lutheran Locntion Hopkins Road 103 N. Bridge 2100 N. DcLcon tGOfl E. North 1500 N. Depot 2706 N, Azalea 3402 Bobolink 3400 N. Bluebonnet 102 Salem Road 2901 Erwin Salem Placedo Bloom ington Giiariahipe Kempcr City Flouring Prairie Gotlatf Highway Raisin Goliad Highway Cuero Highway mission Valley Nursery Fordtran Salem Road Tel fern er Inez Wood Hi Cnero Highway -1202 N. Ben Jordnn Republican Runoff Box 1, Patti Welder School Box 2, Juan Linn School Box 3, Crain School Box 4, Stanly School Box 5, Sengele home Box 0, Da Costa School Voting Pets.. 1, i, 7. Voting Pets. 2, 3, 5. Voting Pels. 6, 8, 10, 30. Voting Pels. 9, 21, 23, 31. Voting Pets. 18, 22. Voting Pets. 12, 13, 14, 28. 'Your correct voting precinct number can be found on the upper left hand corner of your poll tax re- ceipt or exemption certificate. Victoria Voters Decide 3 Local Issues Today Victorians will go to the polls In much reduced decide two state- wide races and Ihree local Is- sues Salurday. Democrats will vote county- wide in the runoff contest be- tween Congressman-at-1 a r g e Joe Pool of Dallas and his chal- .cnger, former Slate Sen. Rob. ert W. Baker of Houston. Three local Democratic contests will decided. They are: Constable of Precinct 1, hi which J. B. Hammack and Vic- tor Alkek are the contestants. Voting precincts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 12, 13 and 14 will vole in this runoff. Some Precinct 14 residents also will vole in Ihe Drainage District 4 runoff between J.H. Matchett and L. J. Hondllk. Residents in Precinct 8 will decide the winner of the runoff contest for precinct chairman between Don Hoover and Lor- enzo HJnojosa. Republicans will have only the state-wide U. S. Senate nomination contest between George Hush of Houston and Jack Cox of Breckenrldge to de ide. The number of Republican has been reduced to six or this balloting, under pro visions of the Texas Election Code which permit this action when no local issues sre in- MONTY SAYS IT AGAIN Ike Muddled at Normandy LONDON (AP) Britain's London newspapers expressed Field Marshal Viscount Mont- regret ovsr his statement. gpmery declared on a D-Day an- niversary program Friday night that Gen. Dwight D. Elsenhower never really understood the strategy of the Normandy cam- paign, and seemed "to get the whole thing muddled up." Montgomery's use of the an- niversary program for renewing criticism of Elsenhower ap- peared lo shock many listeners to the television program car- ried by Ihe British Broadcasting Corp. Many telephoned BBC to check whether they had beard him right. BBC was scheduled to broad- cast Saturday night a film re- cording of former President El- senhower, who was supreme Al- lied commander In Europe in World War II and superior. After the Montgomery broad- cast, seme military experts on They took the view that re- marks of a personal nature were not in keeping with a program that was dedicated to demon- strating the teamwork that into D-Day's success 20 years ago. Eisenhower, in Ihe United States, was not avalalble for commeil. In Gettysburg, Pa., a spokes- man (or Elsenhower said the former president would have ao comment on Montgomery's re- (Eisenhower was to residence at his wtate on the edge of the historic Gettysburg Battlefield National Park.) Montgomery critkfced Eis- enhower's wartime strategy In his memoirs published in 1968 and in a lelevtsion Interview shortly afterward. Eisenhower declined comment on the criti- cism bul it was known that he resented H. Eisenhower and Montgomery dined together In London later with several other British war- ;imo commanders and the two talked together jovially. With eyes flashing Montgom- :ry delivered his attack on Els- enhower from a screen on which he appeared in civilian garb. Montgomery's remarks, as is- sued lextually by the BBO: "The strategy of the Norman- dy Invasion waa British and it succeeded because of first-class leamwork on the part of all the forces Cana- dian and American. "I do not believe that Eisen- hower ever really understood the strategy of the Normandy campaign. He seemed lo me to get the whole thing muddled up. The unsound and muddled lUtc- rnmts which were made later by Elsenhower were utterly mon- strous. "They give the impression that the British forces on the eastern flank had failed and hat Ihe American forces had to xill the chestnuts out of the fire 'or them, which of course was not the case. "They tend to play down the fact that invasion of Normandy was a great allied work and that neither ally could possibly have done with- out the other." Earlier In toe program Air Chief Marshal Arthur Tedder, who was deputy supreme com- mander under Eisenhower, com- plained mildly that the BBC pro- gram inclined to give a predoml nantly British version of the Normandy Invasion. Tedder added: "We should not forget that it WAI a team project." Offices At Stake in DeWitt Vote AdfrDcala Ncwi Service CUERO DeWitt Count democrals go to the polls Sal urciay to nominate a 'slierlfl county commissioner and con stable for the general clectio Nov. 3. Highlight in the county elec Ion Is lh.e contest for sherifi Candidates are N. G. (Cutter Dlelze, former Yoakum polic chief, and R. W. Blackweli. Biackweli came In first anc Dielze second In the first pr mary, May 2. Hay Markowsky he incumbent, was excludes 'rom Saturday's runoff primar after coming in third In th, number of votes cast May 2. A race that has been drawln much Interest In the Yorklown area pits Gilbert A Koopmann against H. R. Mu schlor for county commissione of Precinct 3. Koopmann anc Mutschler drew the larges (See DeWfTT, Page Jackson Has Three Contests Mvrati Ntm fenkc are three run off contests in the second Dem primary Saturday tha lave created considerable loca nterest. Incumbent Lewis Watson face Alfred Gabrysh, former con stable, for the sheriff's office Charles Sample and Leon So- well are bidding for the eratic nomination for consUb! of Precinct 1. An area run-off deve oped In the first primary be tween Incumbent State R Otho Birkner of Van Vlecfc Bert Huebaer of Bay City. rOP Goal s to Oust Yarboroiigh Demo Spotlight On Congress DALLAS, Tox. can voters select a man Sat- irday to face their No. 1 target Texas Democratic Sen. alph Yarbo the gen- iral election. Both Democrats and Repub- cans hold their primary run- fs for candidates who failed to italn a majority in tho May 2 rst primary. Democratic interest centers on ie U.S. rcprcsentalive-at-largo aco, although two U.S. Houso strict contests also will be eld. The Republicans will choose etween George Bush, 3D, son of rmer Sen. Prescott Bush of onnecllcut; and Jack Cox, -12, netime Democrat who left that arty for the GOP. Oil Executive.'! Both are Houston oil Industry xecullves, conservatives, and ipporters of Sen. Barry Gold- alcr's bid for the GOP nomi- ollon for president. With no real issuo because of icir identical political phlloso- nles, Bush and Cox cam- algned largely on tho claim of acn that he Is the man who an beat Yarborough in Novem- er. This Is the first statewide run- Jf ever held, by Republicans in cxas and guesses of the turn- ut vary widely slnco there. Is o precedent. Many of the 254 ounties will not hold a GOP rlmaiy. -Small Vole Duo A predicted small vote !s no ndlcauon of Republican ballot irength in general elections, asl numbers vole In the Dem- cratlc primaries but turn hide- undent in November, parllcu- arly in presidential election cars. Running for the Democratic l-largc nomination are Ihe in- umbenl, Joe Pool, 53, Dallas; nd Robert Baker, 43, Houston, oth lawyers. The Issues are clear-cut. Pool an outspoken conservative nd Bnker favors the civil rights ill, foreign aid and the admin- itration's war against poverty, he winner will meet Republi- an Bill Hayes of Temple. I5th District In the I5lh House District in authwest Texas, Eligio de la larza, 34, is considered Ihe con- ervalivc running againsl Lind- cy Rodriguez, 31, who has sup- ort of liberal groups. Both are nembers of the legislature. They seek Democratic nomi- alion for the seat held by Rep. oe Kilgorc, who did not seek c-electlon. Kilgore endorsed Do Garza, The winner will meet lepublicsn Joe Coulter, 39, Irownsvillc veterinarian. The IGlh Dlslricl in Far West 'exas Is represented by a Re- ubllcnn, Ed Foreman, who was enominatcd. The Democratic utioff Is between Malcolm Mc- Gregor, 35, a state legislator; nd Richard White, 41, former member of the legislature. McGregor is backed by groups :onsiderLd liberal and White has onscrvativc support. Polls close at 7 p.m. and no roto totals may be made public ififore thai hour. THE WEATHER Clear to partly cloudy Satur- day and Sunday with little :hange in temperature. Winds rom southeast at 8 lo 18 m.p.h. Expected Saturday tcmpcra- ures: High 00, low 70. South Central Texas: Partly 'loudy through Sunday with no m port an I temperature change. lighs Saturday 86-96. Friday Temperatures: High 91, low 69. Friday precipitation: 0.03 of an Inch. Tides (Porl Lavaca Port O'Connor Highs at >.m. Saturday and a.m. Sunday. Lows at Saturday and n.m. Sunday. Barometric pressure at sea level: 29.89. Sunset Salurday: Sun- rise Sunday Information on daU 11 o m the U.S. Weather Bureau Victoria 'Jk   

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