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Advocate (Newspaper) - June 8, 1964, Victoria, Texas 119th 32 THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE in s-usi Scranton 'Available' For GOP Politicking Said Futile CLEVELAND, Ohio aling denominations. Its prime endeavor is to make Christians more aware of the central unity if their faith. The fundamenta jelief of the organization is tha v _.- _____0 there is one faith which, despili the jail. Storey, former dean of diversity in form and doclrim among denominations, can be brought to bear on all'phases o American life. Cooperative ven hires in missions, education Defense lawyer Joe Tonahill social concerns a ministry ;tc migrant workers, to mention a :ew endeavors, have brought to (See MINISTERS, Page 12) 14 Cents Secoid U.S. Plane Shot Down in Laos Recon Flights To Be Continued WASHINGTON U. S.', Navy jet fighter escorting an un- armed reconnaissance plane on a flight over central Laos was shot down Sunday, the Slate DC- parlmcnt reported. It was the second U. S. piano Ion in this area in two days. Sslurdny one of the unarmed RF8 Crusaders operating from the carrier Kitty Hawk was downed by Communist ground fire. announcement of Ihe sec- W. P. HOBBY ond loss said the U. S. flights will continue, under armed es- cort. As in the case of the plane downed Saturday, the pilot of Former Governor W. P. Hobby Dies Gov. Otto Keraer told a news conference he is confident John- son will carry Illinois no matter who the Republidans nominate Kerner said the Democratic ticket will win because of strong state and national sup- port of civil righls. Wallace said that by the lime both major parties have adopted their platforms, the voters won't lo present the statement to their be able to tell them apart. He HOUSTON, Tex. (AP) For-! mer Gov. W. P. Hobby of Texas and one of the nation's top news- paper publishers died early Sun- day after a long illnes.5. He was 86. At the lima of his death he was chairman of the Houston Dost, on which ho started'his newspaper career in 1895 at a week. Ho obtained control of the Post in 1939. Hobby was governor of Toxas 'rom Aug. until Jan. 18, 1921. He was elected lieutenant governor in "1915, and look over is governor: the. impeach- ment'of James E.. Ferguson, who was accused of mismanag- ing state funds. said the trend among Republi- can governors attending the con- ference. "is to Insure a very lib- eral platform at the Republican convention." What he was doing, Wallace said, was trying to give the vot- ers an alternative lo the two major parly nominees. 'Pushed Around' "The people are tired of being pushed around by tho leaders of both parties, he said- "The peo- ple are getting tired of being told when they stand up for con- slilulional rights they are bigots and Cleveland police look special security precautions when Wai lace appeared at a news con- ference. The Alabama governor a week's illness. Airport Chief A. J. Prevost Dies at 60 Alton J. Prevost, 60, manager of the Victoria Counly Airport, lied at a.m. Sunday, in a ocal hospital in Victoria after Mr. Prevost had lived in Vic- drew a crowd at least eaual to II I t IUIU.1U I114U I11TI.U 111 T that which turned out to hear torla for the past 12 years New York Gov. Nelson A. Rocke- formerly residing In Houston feller. Rockefeller said !n response to questions he hopes Republican governors will get behind efforts to get the conference lo adopt a strong civil rights resolution. and Cofulla. He was born Dec. 31, 1003, in Jrowley, La., and was a mem- ber of First Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held Guero Firemau Misses Chance Advocate News Service COERO W. A. Laake, a member of the Cuero Volunteer Fire Department, has answered many fire alarms during his years of service. However, he missed the alarm that sent firemen to his own home Sunday after a motor in a clothes dryer caught fire. Laake, who lives at 502 N. Gonzales St., was in Dallas where he is attending, of all things, the state convention1 of the Firemen's and Fire Mar- shals' Association. Strategy Mapped For Water Trial By ROY GRIMES Advocate Siaff Writer AUSTIN Municipal, agri- cultural and industrial interests of the Guadalupe Valley, from James A. Cotton of Dallas, chic; consulting engineer for the river authority. Nearly all of them testified ____during June and July of 1956 Kendall County to Calhoun Coun- when the Texas Water Commis- ty, lined up solidly in Austin sion gave GBRA Its C a n y o n Sunday lo coordinate their de- rights and are prepared to offer j-- wibdt. W KfMVIT fense against aItacf from San additional proof that the stale continued warm Monday through iglhe Antonio City Water Board on commission had ample evidence Tuesday, with daytime souther the Guadalupe Blanco River lo support its decision during ly winds 12 lo 22 mph 'Ex Authority's exclusive rights to that 16 day hearing. pected Monday temueraturts Canyon Dam. Two suits by the city of San Antonio and its Water Board, Water Commission lo the GBRA, vv... IP. uu-xikp UH5 Ji was .scheduled to go to trial DuPon I de Nemours plant near Monday before District Judge Victoria Charles 0. Betts of Travis Bouldln of Houston, lit 1IVUOWM) Wl UVMUU pus Christ! with an 88 were the GBRA general called In of directors, attended Sunday's only reporting stations with nearly a doien engineering conferences. Also assisting Boul- gec4ogical surface and ground In Austin Sunday. This array of expert witnesses is headed by GBRA board. day hearing Also on hand are city aix county attorneys from New Braunfels, Seguln, Gonzales both appealing the granting of Cuero, Victoria, Kendall an c righls to Canyon by Ihe Texas Calhoun Counties, as well as lawyers representing Ihe E. I Corp. piant at. Seadrttt. Frank G. Gulttard of Victoria, chairman of the GBRA board When became governor, toboy, at 39, was the'youngest nan to hold the offke op lo that Ime. Hobby won a Iwo-year erm by defeating Ferguson in the 1018 election. A special session of Uie 35th Texas Legislature which Hobby :alled has been termed the mosl mxlucltve of Its'kind In Texas islory. In 30 days, 96 genera] aws were enacted. Hobby had been In falling since 1957 when he under- went surgery tor a hemorrhag- ng ulcer. With him when he died at a.m. was his wife, :0veta Culj president and editor of the Post and secretary of health, education and welfare during President Dwight D, Eisenhow- er's administration. Other survivors include his son, W. P. Hobby Jr., executive edilor and executive vice-presi- dent of the Post, and his daugh- er, Mrs. Henry Edward Catto Ir, of San Antonio, Tex. Hobby's 'first days with Ihe 'ost were In 1895 when he weni o work as a circulation clerk ai B a week. He fetched coffee and sand wiches for some IImo for one Post columnist, William Sidney Porter, who later wrote' fiction under the pseudonym, 0. Henry In a few years Hobby became a reporter himself at a week. When the boy joined the pa at 2 p.m. Monday at Duckelt ft was owned or directed Funeral Home Chapel, 'with.the Rev. James Adams, pastor; of First Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be In Memory Gardens Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Irene Prevost, and a daugh- ter, Mrs. J. W. Holt, both of Victoria; three brothers, four sisters, and two grandchildren. Fallbearrers will be. Pat Moore, George Reese, Frank Barnctl, W o o d r o w. Wagner, Frank Schrader, Slim Furry, J. C. Blanton and Capt, Rodney King. Honorary pallbearers will be Herndon Scott, Claude McCan, James A. Hunt, Albert York, Roger Hamel, Dr. Irving Far- row, County Judge Wayne Hart- man, G. Lucchese, Henry Sass- man and John Hobby. Baker Polled 820 Final unofficial returns in the Democratic runoff held Salur day in Victoria County gave Robert Baker of Houston 820 votes to 613 for Joe Pool of Dal las. Totals other races were unchanged from Sunday's re port. THE WEATHER Clear to purtly pected Monday temperatures Low 74, high K. South Central Texas: Clear to partly cloudy aad warm through Tuesday. High Monday KMOp; Sunday temperatures: Low 74 high 93. i (Port Lavaca-Porl assisting 1___ din with the case will be William water experts for conferences S. Fly another Victoria attorney, who Is a former member of the Sunset Monday, sunrise totals Tuesday. Thli Information bawd an from Iht U.S. Wtilhte Buruu Victoria >y Judge, E. 0. Hill, and soon afterward J. L. Watson became the principal owner. In Watson retired and left the paper to his son, Roy >ut named Col. Rienzi Johnston i. J. Palmer and H. F. Mac Iregor as trustees. By 1900, Col Johnston made Will, who was hen 22, a part owner by selling him 10 shares of the stock. Ii August, 1901, he was as a bussines writer. Under the aegis of Col. Johns ton, Uie young man took a grow (See HOBBY, Page 12) lie fighter was reported to have aallea out by parachute arid anded safely, His Identity was lot disclosed. The Defense Department iden- ified the pilot of tho Second lowned plane as Navy Cdr, Doyce W. Lyun of La Mesa, Calif. The Crusader jets have been 'lying over the area of Laos ronlrolled by Iho Communist Pathet Lao, seeking intorma- ion for the neutralist Laotian government on tho disposition of Red forces. Search Under Way Search for this officer and the pilot of the plane shot down Sat- irdny Is under way, the an- nouncement said. But neither las been rescued or found. Lt. "hades F. Klusmann, 30, of San Diego, Calif., was flying Ihe ilane lost Saturday. The search and rescue oper- ations are being conducted by chartered helicopters and Lao joverhment aircraft, the an- nouncement said. The loss of second plane nought renewed conferences Sunday among lop diplomatic and military leaders here. It apparently accounted for tho cancellation of "a speaking engagement by Secretary of De- onso Robert S. McNamara. He was lo have received an honor- ary degree and lo have made a speech al Ohio Universlly's com- mencement exercises in Athens, Ohio. Departure Delayed Secretary of Stale Dean Rusk went through with similar ap- pearance at Smith College at Northampton, Mass., but his de- parture was delayed an hour and a half. The Defense Department said It didn't have any Information on what typo of weapon the Pathet Lao might be using against the U.S. planes. Jet supersonic aircraft the Cru- sader has a speed of about miles an hour are normal- ly very difficult to hit with or- dinary machine-gun flra but are vulnerable to heat-seeking mis- siles. A defense spokesman would say only that, "It was some kind of ground tire. It wasn't air to air" that Is from one aircraft to another. Same Aircraft It was explained that the and FAS planes shot down Sat- urday and Sunday are the same aircraft except the former Is un- armed and equipped for recon- naissance while the latter is a fighter. Following Is the text of Sun- day's State Department an- nouncement as issued by press officer Robert J. McCIoskey: "An FAB aircraft from the carrier Kitty Hawk has been shot down by ground fire in the area of the Plalne des Jarres over Laos while participating in a reconnaissance mission. (See PLANE, Page 12) YARBOROVGH TARGET Victorious Bush Appeals For Support of Dems George Bush, a transplanted Connecticut Yankee Uving in Houston, wlH try to unseat Tex-, as' senior senator, Democrat Ralph Yarborough. In the No- vember General Election. Bush, an oil company execu- tive, won the Republican nomi- U.S. House Dist, 15: Eligio de la Garza LIndsey Rodri- guez U.S. House Dist. 16: Malcolm McGregor Richard White Bush, while the vote still was nation In Saturday's primary for being counted, Issued an appeal runoff election with Jack Cox, another Houston oil executive. Bush, a life-long Republican, 1962. This Is, however, the 39- year-old oil executive's first bid for public office. Nearly complete unofficial tabulation fare Bush votes to Cox" 30.122. Democrats, also holding a run- off primary, nominated three conservatives to House seats, all oJ whom can be expected r a.m. and p.m., highs at p.m. and a.m. Tues- day. Barometric preMure at level: 29.78. The latest the ad- _ ._ if they1 and President Lyndon B. John- son are elected Nov. 3. U.S. House at large: Robert Baker Rep. Poo] and conservative Independent Democratic votes with which the GOP swung predom- inantly Democratic Texas into the Elsenhower column twice and elected two present U.S. House members and a U.S. sen- ator, "On this victorious said Bush, "it Is my most sin- cere hope and belief that with the votes o< many thousands at Democrats and Independents over this state we will go on to victory In November against Ralph Yarborough." Yarborough Is a man labelled liberal In Texas because of hit general support of national ad- ministration programs and his Democratic support by Ubor-mmorlty-party loyalist groups. The Texas Republican Party is of the conservative strain of BUSH, Page B) ;