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Advocate (Newspaper) - June 9, 1964, Victoria, Texas Water Trial Evidence Due From GBRA San Antonio Board Rests Case in Surprising Move By ROY GRIMES Advocate Staff Writer AUSTIN The Guadalupe-Blahco River Authoritj Will be ready with expert witnesses Tuesday to pre sent a summation of the substantial evidence support mg Us water rights to Canyon Dam following a mild surprise move Monday on the part the complaining San Antonio City Water Board in the trial of its two challenging Ihe Texa Water Commission. Kecreation in Port Bv MARY ning the scope, purposes an tivities of Ihe River Author! n i City Coun- cil Monday night rescinded a activities motion passed May 11 which ty when District Judge Charle- approved the Recreation a n d 0. Belts of Travis County re Parks Board summer program, cessed court until n.m asked the Parks Board to with- Tuesday. draw as a sponsor, and tabled Judge Belts explained e Iiirther action for study in or- must attend a funeral Tuesdaj der to determine how the city morning and will be available could contribute financially to only for an afternoon session Under Advisement "aSTesulted in a re- quest by Iho Rev. James Bail- the park's board June 2 meet- ing when Dr. John Griffin ques- tioned the feasibility of includ- ing the Junion Olympics as a arose on Not Included "The Junior Olympics pro- gram was not Included in my motion approving Ihe program, and had it been, 1 would no t have approved Griffin stat- Bailey, who made the original presentation ot the program to the council, slated he brought it back for clarification. Estimated cost was for personnel instructions, and for equipment. Tho Cal noun Youth Association had con had been set up from student fees Chased on 500 partidpat ion) of each, wilh district and i f We felt that whenever we ,ouLbudget and approved it, then you approved what the board was al. Our presentation stated (See PORT, Page 7) Clyde Fischer in town on an errand and in a big hurry Gerald DuBose finally sue- ceeding. in gelling his publica- tion on sporting news Bob- bye Altman, Mildred Craig and Brenda Nelson meeting friends from Houston for a weekend in Galveslon Epsilon Sigma Alpha staging their garage (rummage) sale today, 9 a.m (o 3 p.m. at the home of Mrs Jim Godby, 102 S. Crescent which is open to Die public Ruth Denver in Dallas to attend the Texas Chiropractors' Con- vention unlil June 15 Mrs. M. G. Latlmer entering Cilizen's Memorial Hospital for surgery Tuesday G. Locchese fall- ing to be tempted to any un- scheduled yard work during this season Joe Conti Sr. not in the mood for Monday morning jokes from his customers, es- pecially (hose with new cisterns Mrs. O. D. Atwefl never too busy lo offer a friendly smile and cheerful greeting Mrs. Sarafa )Vord doing her good deed for Ihe day The Argyk MeLachlus meeting for lunch downtown M r i. i t plea to all Morning Study Club members who have not turned in the for their tickets to the first Shakespeare produc- titt to do M by DOOB today. The Cily Water Board abrupt ly rested its case shortly afle the trial opened without mak ing an anticipated attack on the substantial evidence b which the then Stale Board o Water Engineers granted the BRA its Canyon rights i 1957. Frank Guillard of Victoria chairman of the GBRA board was on the stand to begin out lining the scoue. Durooses am 'n favor of the TWO after San Antonio had rested ils case City Water Board's two are based on from decisions by the nying its "00 acre- feet per year from the tenyon reservoir and at ame time granting GBRA VICTIMS OF CONFLICT _ After fleeing their homes in Northern Laos, near Plain of Jars, a mother leted and the River Authoritj lolds exclusive contract with he federal government (o direct ts operations. Besides, Chairman Guiltard, ictoria interests in preserving BRA control of Guadalupe Valley water resources are bc- ng represented here by Mayor (See TRIAL, Page 7) Flooding Claims Five in HELENA, Mont. (AP) -Dam flood waters swept down rom Montana's mountains Mon [ay, killing at least five persons tnd causing millions of dollars n damage. Towns were evacuated as wn er three to six feet deep turn iled down streets and in tomes and shops. Bridges were washed out, roads were flooded and families were Isolated. Three of the dead two chil dren and a woman were in a the path at a mighty wall water thai roared down Birch Creek after at) earthen and brick dam broke at Swift Reser volr, 60 miles northwest Great of VICTORIA, TEXAS, TUESDAY, JUNE 9, 1964 bUblUhed May long. aid. He said that the company mployment of Miss Emily Jane Hlijl as assistant county home emonstration agent, effective une IB. An argreement was approved 'ilh Lien Chemical Co. for the naintenance of restrooms in (he ourthouse, annex, and office art of the county jail building. Under the agreement, the ounty will pay each 28 ay period, or 13 inspections nd servicing periods a year. .A Navy spokesman said the assumption here is that the two jets from the carrier Kitty Hawk were shot down In Laos by radar-controlled antiaircraft guns. The spokesman added thai it is assumed that the antiair- craft guns are manned by the North Vietnamese rather than the local Pathet Lao Communist forces. 'We have -known for some ha said, "that the Chi North Vietnamese in the use of radar antiaircraft." The flights by the Navy air- craft began May 21 when Laos Premier Souvanna Phouma asked for them after the com- bined Pathet Lao-Vict Minh forces had seized most of the round bed anodes near pipe- nes was granted to Lone Star fathering Co. at a meeting of "ounty Commissioners Court Monday morning at the court- ouse. George Rainwater of Nursery ppeared before the court, in_____ _________ onnection with the request. He plain in central Laos, xplained that the anodes are The State Department said pproximalely four inches in Sunday the flights will continue iameter. and fppj Innn snH jmarmoH and unarmed reconnaissance lung, he tubes are buried al a depth aircraft will be protected. f at least 40 inches, he said. If the low-level-flights are to The anodes serve to reduce continue, it means the Navy will orrosion of pipelines and help have to send along rocket-firinf o prevent ruptures, Rainwater and. bomb-armed fighters whicl will attempt to spot and knock ,._ ..._. ,..w "r" tlfVt, utIVI as never received any com- out ground batteries. lalnls about the devices, as we downed aircraft are hey do not interfere wilh any in hour class, uiface growth. but this is a speed they allain The court also approved the lfl'000 rr toot r aircraft were traveling at roughly half {heir maximum speed. Until now the war in Laos has LAOS, Page 7) Today's Chuckle A wife's definition of re- tirement: Twice as much husband on half as much income. 12 Shipp Pleads Guilty _ _ To Robbery Spree Attempts To Halt Goldwater Fizzle Arizona Senator Rules Oul Summit With Leaders of GOP CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) !en. Barry Gatdwalcr arrived at he National Governors' Confer- ence Monday night and found hat political Infighting over at- cmpls to blockade his path lo had subsided. The Arizona senator, who is ushing along toward the party >rize, ruled out any summit ses- ion here with top Republican eadcrs, candidates ond possible andidates for the nomination. Instead, Goldwaler said ho .vonld return to Washington for Tuesday's Senate battle on the 'Ivll rights bill. It apparently was former 'resident Dwight Eiscnhow- r who quashed what might lave been a final effort to put ogether a stop-Goldwater drive t the conference. And It wns to llend a dinner where Eisenhow- r spoko that Goldwater flew in rom Washington. Eisenhower sat in on a session Between 15 of the 16 Republican [overnors. Participants said talk puched on Ihe obvious poli- ics, candidates, issues, unity, ift. Gov. John Anderson Jr. of, .'ansas, conference chairman aid "we agreed that the Repub- ican party and Republicans nn- lonally are bigger than any in- An aide to one governor portfe'd" that' Goldwaler's name vos mentioned and Eisenhower was told that with the senator o he fop of the ticket the Republi ans might face disaster in som of the big states, such as New York, Ohio and Illinois. over the GOP nomination, a dcc- claralion of availability for the nomination by Scranton amount- ed to that and litlle more. The declaration was made Sunday after Scranton had con- -------with Eisenhower the day ocforo and been encouraged to declare himself more available than in the past. But then (he word was passed lhat Eisenhower telephoned Scranlon an hour before he (Sec ATTEMPT, Pago V) Slltl'l' Student Charged With Six Counts A 18-year-old Victorian was charged with two cases of burglary, one of malicious mischief and three cases of auto theft Monday In connection with a trail of destruction left early Saturday al two local schools Given Four Terms of Ten Years Victorian Is Ex-Detective EDINBURG (AP) Lorenzo B. Siiipp of who was n railroad detective 22 years- ploadcd in Brownsville and Edinbnrg Monday to four charges of armed robbery ond was taken immediately to the stalo prison at Huntsville. Dist. Judge H. A. Garcia In atli District Court in Browns- villo heard the 52-year-old Shipp's guilty picas and sen- tenced him to two 10-year prison terms to nm concurrently. Shipp wns then moved to Ed- iflburg where Dlst. Judge Tom Hartley heard two moro guilty pleas on Hidalgo County charges anil gave him two more 10-year terms to run concurrently. Special Agent Tho former Southern Pacific Hailrond sjiccial agent pleaded Kull'y 'n BrownsvllTo to robbing El Grande Motel and Store. In Edin 1501 Vista, who recently completed his first year at Victoria Col- lege, was arraigned before Jus- winner 01 josi Saturday s Nevertheless, one informant Democratic runoff for DoWili aid Eisenhower believed lhal Counly sheriff, will Join the Yoa- lepublicans should untie behind kum Police Department as he man who is so far ahead palrolman later Ihis week n the drive to the nomination. Announcement of Dlelzo's new Godwatersipped intocoiwm-jab was made by R. H. Koclh ion headquarters through cr, Yoakum city manager a Uirt Vin ii.l .t? ft age enlrance. But he received m ovation and was caughl up n a throng as he tried lo grecl elcgatcs. The Arizona senator also posed or piciures with Pennsylvania jqv. William W. Scranlon, who aid Sunday he would be avail- ble (or a genuine nomination rait. Goldwater told reporters his uunuiu vivjr iimiTagm a Ihe Monday night meeting of (he Cily Council. Koether said Die- lze will work under Police Cief Carl Yaws unlil Jan. 1 when ho is due to be sworn !r as sheriff. Dielze resigned earlier Ihis year as Yoakum police chief to seek Ihe Democratic nomina- tion. Although Dielze mast sllll In Iho general election next A ull m UJU uuuui ui uiccuon next onvention delegates arc coming Nov. 3, his election as Die coun- long fine. The last 25 to 50 are he hardest lo come by, he said. The Arizonan said he wasn'l oing lo confer wilh anybody at Ihe conference about Ihe party omination race. Another conference Monday was Secretary of State Dean Rusk. Governors attending a closed ession said Rusk gave a frank cvicw of the nation's wide-rang ly's next sheriff is practically assured since he will have no opposition on Oic ballot. Named Chief Dielze will fill a vacancy that las existed on Ihe Yoakum po- lice force since his reslgnaton. Yaws was named chief after Diclze resigned, but a second latrolman, was never hired lo -i ficer ts C. A. Edgar Jr. Filing of Cloture Petition To Bring Vote Wednesday WASHINGTON (AP) The lock started ticking Monday on move aimed at shutting off the hree-month Senate debate on ivll rights. A cloture petition was filed roviding "automatically for a ote one hour after the Senate onvenes Wednesday, The Senate agreed last Satur- ay to devote Tuesday's session o preliminary voting on three cpublican sponsored amend- ments to the civil rights bill that as been blocked by relays ol outhern speeches since March i- Wednesday's vote will deter- -line whether Democratic and epublican leaders have been jle to muster the two-thirds lajorily needed to invoke clo- ire. Under that rule further de- ate on the bin and all amend- lents would be limited to one our (or each senator. The leader said that if Wednesday's effort fails anoth- r attempt will be made in a eek or so, If It is successful, H will be of the first time since the rule wu dopled in 1917 that it has been rotight to bear in a civil rights r- battle. The cloture petition filed by Senate Democratic ulfr- ,5 Mansfield of Montana bore the signatures of 27 Democrats and 11 Republicans. Sen. Barry Goldwater of Ari- zona, front-running contender for the Republican presidential nomination, repeated Monday THE WEATHER ednesday. that he is against cloture as a matter of principle. He was asked 11 he would vote for Ihe civil rights bill. "1 have said all he re- if the bill in its final form is acceptable I will vote for it." Asked ff that means he be- lieves amendments will be adopted which would make Ihe bill acceptable (o him, Goldwa- ler replied: "I think they will. I have nev er voted against a civil rights bill yet." Goldwater has said previously he Ihinks some parts of the pres- ent House-passed bill go too far. uuuugn Newsmen asked Mansfield if High Tuesday 90- he Ihinks Goldwater's position will have an important bearing on the outcome. re- plied he thinks "each senator is mature enough" to make up his, own mind and assume his re- Clear to partly cloudy, warm and windy Tuesday through Wednesday with southerly winds 12 to 22 m.p.h. and gusty dur- ing the afternoon. Expected Tuesday temperatures: High 93, low 75. South centra! Texas: Clear to ftrougji Temperatures Monday: High 91; low 77. Tides (Port Lavaca-Port O'Connor High at p.m. Tuesday and low at p.m. with another high at a.m. Wednesday and a tow at a.m. Barometric preuure at tea level: J9.7S. Sunset Tuesday 7'26 Wednesday Thli Information tHMd on dab sponsibilities. Goldwaler said he has no Im cloture. Engle, D-Calif., Is sidelined by (SM PETITION, 7) lice of Ihe Peace Alfred Baass Monday morning. He is being held in Ihe county Dietze Gets Police Post In Yoakum By BEN PRAUSE Advocate Staff Writer YOAKUM N. G (Culler) December, 1062, and Dielze, winner of lost Saturday's chemicals from Ihe DflTnivr.nHn nmnFt rintujii lab. Refuses Statement a Police, vvho learned the youth's Identity, said Ihe hoy .ake Yaws1 The other of ng foreign aclivilics. In other political maneuvering by 51 votes, defeating Raleigh Mackwell. The two men1 made he second primary after re- ceiving the largest number of voles in the first primary May 2, The low man In Ihe May 2 race was Ihe Incumbent, Ray Markowsky. At the City Council meeting Monday night, a petition re- questing the city to annex an area bordering Slale Hi 111 (the Hochheim Highway, was presented by Earl Wyali and Milton Hlller. Wyatt said Jre pelilion was signed, by lome owners More Homes Wyatt said it Is felt more icmes will be built in Ihe area if It Is annexed and city utili- ties are made available. The (See POST, Page 7) Mild Cool Front Moves Into State fly THE ASSOCIATED PXEJS A weak cold front dropped emperalurcs five to ten de- in the Texas Panhandle ifonday afternoon. High readings for the day for hat section of Texas Included J7 degrees at Amarlllo and 90 t Dalhart. The cooler air was expected and set off a few Ihundershow- nu.uu im- ana set s (ew inundersnow- Lewis commented lhat he (Sfwil PfT" Tuesday Ms high school Senate, either on WU or on and night. i prlnclpar to Bloomlnglon, but v principal to Bloomlnglon, but mn i t arrival of the cold said ho had no commitment iLLW vo.te lmni Texss WM hot, dry and yet. Ho asked, too ire the two-thirds windy. Dust storms were re- about the matter of a head foot to put it over norled al F.I Pawi LnhhivV am) h M Bloomington'g ,-v, ,lu al El Paso, Lubbock and ball other points. coach, wu 110 iiviu 111 iiiu lulling nuuiuvutu, tins ufltnuu nun me jail, wilh bond set at In name of the Boca Chlca Bandit. each of the six cases for a total of U. Robert E, Gislcr, In charge of Iho detective divi- sion ot tlio police; department nnd who led the investigation said Ihnt Preston also ndmitlcd breaking into Victoria High was surrendered at the police station by the parents at the request of officers. Young Preston wns accom- panied by an attorney, gave of flcors an oral statement nd- milling Ihe burglaries and thefts and refused to sign a written statement, police said. According to police, this is the story, 'rut developed in question- ing of Preston: That Ihe yoiilh nnd a compan- ion had been drinking vodka and he proposed stealing f! jeep. The olhor boy refused and tried lo Inlk Prcslon oul of It. Crashes Gale That Ihe suspect then walked alone lo Patti Welder Junior High School, where he climbed a fence to gel Into the vehicle storage area. From there a flashlight was used lo break a on n door lo get to where keys to the vehicles were kept. Thai a jeep was started up (Sec STUDENT, Page 7) MoAllen. n Shipp wns charged with rob- bing a tola) of five businesses in Brownsville, all of which were on or near Boca Chica Boulevard. This earned him Ihe was charged with only two robberies in Hidalgo County and is charged with a single job in Nucccs Counly. Police Monitor Brownsville police suspected the Boca Chlca Bandit was more Dion usually familiar with police procedures, and (hoy believed Hie robber might be monitoring police radio broadcasts. had a police moni- tor In his invited lo police officers. ippeur In a lineup in Browns- 'lllc which also Included other A few days after the fifth rob- scry and Iho lineup, Cameron County Sheriff Boynion Fleming asked Texas Rangers to arrest Shipp. Ho was relurned to Cam- eron County where Ihe five charges were filed against him. 0-Year Resident Shipp had been a resident of Victoria for Ihe pnsl nine years, nl 2103 E. Red River wilh his family. Al Iho lime of his arrest fn ale March, Assl. Disl. Ally. Joel Ellis of Brownsville said of Shipp: "He had no motive. He wasn't robbing them for the nonoy and ha had a nice fam- ly, but of courso there is some explanation for it. I don't know vhat il is." A motive has never been dis- closed in the case. Shipp had a perfect record in lis long (our with Southern Pacific, working as his own boss (Sec SPREE, Page 7) New School Chief Present At Bloomington Meeting By BRUCE PATTON Advocnle Staff Writer Paul J, Lewis, who lakes over as superintendent of the Bloom- ington Independent School Dis- nol yet tendered his official res- ignation. Lewis indicated that he hoped to have contracts for the majority of vacancies filled by r..i i i "i vauancies imea oy ret July 1, mcl wilh Iho dis-llhe time of the regular July trict's board ot education for board mccllng. Ihe first lime Monday night al Bloominglon High School. During the course of (he meet- ing, he made no forma! address- es bill participated with board members in discussion about various aspects of the district's aedvitfes. Ho requested, and quickly received, Ihe board's okay to attend the annual budg- et hearing to be held al 8 p.m. next Monday in Bloomington High School Auditorium. Claude Mullfns, current superintendent, said (hat he would allcnd Ihe session also, and, offered all assistance lo xiwls. Mulllns lakes Lewis' cur- post os superintendent of he Garwood Independent School Dislricl July 1, at (he time me tuuiur was ujMnia juiy i, ai inc. timi o spread over northwest Texaa Lewis comes to Bloomington. Lewis commented lhal he coach. Harold Oswalt, has signed a contract with an Aus- tin school for next year, but has In other action, the board authorized Norman Gordes to palnl and repair the district swimming pool aflcr ho offered lo do the work for Earlier, Ihe board had taken-no action on an offer of Gerdes for more extensive repairs on the pool for fn connection with the swim- ming pool, which the district :iopes lo have In operation by ale Ihis monlh, Hugo L. Ditt- nrl got the board's official okay as life guard after he recently completed a life saving course. The board had specified that whoever was hired as a life ;uard must complete a course n water safely. Dlltert will of- lictnlly slart work June IS. Members also unanimously voted lo release Carl L Di Bose, high school principal, soon as he wishes to leave. Du- Bose has accepted a position with Victoria College, and ki scheduled to move to Board members said they (eH certain lhat DuBose would of- fer every bit of possible heb> (Set SCHOOL, ;