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   Advocate (Newspaper) - June 11, 1964, Victoria, Texas                                119th 35 TELEPHONE EH 5-H31 San Antonio Hit With Own Report No Critical Water Need By ROT GRIMES Advocate Staff Writer AUSTIN The Guadalupe Blanco River Authority called in Bruce Sasse, genera] man- ager of the San Antonio Oily Wafer Board, as an adverse witness to identify a nydrological report purporting to show that the San Antonio metropolitan area would have an ample water supply from the Edwards Underground for at least 15 years and perhaps longer. The Water Board manager was directed by Dist Judge Charles 0. Bells of Travis County to answer questions over the strenuous objection of John D. Wheeler, chief counsel for San Antonio in its a p p e a 1 from decisions by the Texas Water Commission which in ef- fect give the GBRA exclusive rights to water conservation storage in Canyon Dam Reser- voir. Victor A. Bouldin of Houston, general counsel for the GBRA, insisted upon his right to sjim- mon Sasse to the stand as arlles, who rightly concluded hat this is no time to be cutting a carefully drawn measure, de- serve the (hanks of their coun- he added, On the final roll Repub- licans joined 174 Democrats in vollng for passage of Ihe bill. Agaiiist it were 115 Republicans and.60 Democrats. Unlike last year, when he was able to knock off almost Adair's; motion failed. The difference was thai Johnson Dresented a stripped-down re- quest that was billion less than President John F. Kennedy asked last year. The two-day debate sparked a 'ew sharp exchanges. The most emotional amend- ment was one to ban all aid to Egypt, except for schools and lospilals, unless the President determines that Egypt is not preparing for aggressive mili- tary action against Israel or any other eastern Mediterran- ean country. The amendment was defeat- ed, but not before a number of congressmen spoke for an hour in support of it. Rep. Thomas E. Morgan, D- Pa., chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee and floor manager of ihe bill, argued that the amendment would put the President in Ihe position of de- termining alone whether Egypt was an aggressor. Morgan said it was a "very dangerous amendment." Morgan was supported by Rep. Wayno Hays, D-Ohib, who laid he and Morgan "yield to no one" in support of Israel. His stand against Uie amend- ment prevailed by an 83-4 standing vole. The President's full request for funds, including an exlra million to step up Ihe war in South Viet Nam, was virtual- ly untouched during the amend- ment process. A COMMON INTEREST Patrick Tucker, 22, Janet Barton, 17, and William Haupltnan, 21, hail from far places but share a common interest in Victoria's Shakespearean anniversary the summer festival. All will act in Ihe local pro- ductions, and all arc aiming for careers In the theater. Tucker is a native of England, Miss Bar- ton hails from San Marcos, and Hauptman grew up in Wichita Falls. (Advocate Photo) FOR SHAKESPEARE By TOM E. F1TE Advocate The.yolkel boy; even when he, ins made good, always has been a -source of amusement lo ho supcrius clly-sllckcr. And so, on second thought, it s not so slrahge thai 17-year- old Janet Barton should say: 'The humor in this Is the same type we did in 'Li'l Rustic Humor Then as Now Austin." "This' Night's is "A Midsummer writlen one William Shakespeare Ilion; still, she takes a sur irislngly down-lo-earlh alll ude toward Ihe fulure. "Acting Is a she aid belwecn scenes during re iciirsals in the Devcreux Play louse al Foster Field. "So rt ;et n teaching certificate, too.' With sill! a year to go in San Marcos High School, geilln he certificate lo I e a c Iramn, of course Is Bill some llmo away. In Ihe mean :5flS-9fi, which is being produced in Victoria Ihis summer by Ihe Victoria Shakespeare Festival Inc. on the 400th anniversary of the birlh of Ibe playwright. Miss Barlon Is one of tho tnl- enled juniors gathered by Di- rector Charles McCally from :he slate's high school and col- ege campuses lo augment the professional talent engaged by Ihe fcslival group. She comes by her dramatic interest and ambitions honestly, since her lather is director of the speech and drama deparlmenl al Southwest Texas Slate Teach- ers College, San Marcos. She has won stalewlde best actress honors in University fnlerscholasltc League compe- for a second summe: of the Vicloria Shakcspean "After I gel out of high school I want to go Into .sum mer slock so I can get she said. This mlghl preclude her re ,urnlng >f Ihe festival, but she Is nevcrthe ess grntcful to the city for the opportunity it has provided her Tlia summer in Vicloria, do ing Shakespeare, Is her firs >Ig ndvcnlure. Her parents re mained at home in San Marco she is staying with Mrs Marjorio Frets. "But I'm prelty much on she said, explaining tlia icr parents hod no misgiving about her spending the summe away from home. "They know Today's Chuckle Be glad you have passed age -10; women arc sllll In- terested In you, hu( the Army Isn't. EXPORT EXPANDING Cuba Shooting Charge Denied WASHINGTON (AP) The Pentagon denied Wednesday a Havana charge that U.S. sen- tries at the American naval base in Guanlanamo Bay shot and wounded a Cuban. It sug- gested the shots may have been ired by Com munis I troops been lifeguard for the past three hunting down anti-Castro per sonnel. The Armed Forces Ministry !n Havana said that a Cuban was wounded Tuesday night by fire quanlily. from American sentries guard- iflg tto GuaotjuuLMO Texas Farm Produce Popular in Europe Texas strawberries, carrola.l sweet potatoes and other farm products have found a ready market In Europe, and foreign markets can be expected to ex- pand steadily in the future, so W members of the Victoria Farm and Ranch Club were told Wednesday nighl, Ed McKay of Waco, assistant legislative director of the Tex- as Farm Bureau, said the Amer- ican Farm Bureau Federation's establishment of the foreign trade office In Rotterdam, Hol- land, In I960 was (he boldest and most significant step of all the Farm Bureau's activities. Purpose of the move, McKay said, was to make contacts with Ihe European purchasing firms and to show Inem what Amer- ican agriculture has (o offer. The results have beta grat- g." he said. "They have Ihe markets, and we have the products, bolh in quality and In "In London, for example, Texas strawberries sell for much as Uirce limes what they bring here. And East Texas sweet potatoes made a'tremen dous hit in London, especially with (he large Puerto H I c a n population they have Ihere." McKay said two years ago ap- proximately million worth of carrots, grown In Ihe Lower Grande valley, were shipped lo Rotterdam, and smaller ship- ments have been moved sinc acked by Southern toes of the till, said the section la (See VOTE, Page 13A) Ralph Favors Clolure Move WASHINGTON 
                            

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