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Advocate (Newspaper) - June 13, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 119th 37 TELEPHONE HI 9-1491 VICTORIA, TEXAS, SATURDAY, JUNE 13, 1964 CtlablUhed ISM 12 Cents GBR A Given Green Light In Canyon Dam Water Use RODEO QUEEN Miss Rusty Lynn Miller, 15, was crowned Queen of Yoakum Tom-Torri Rodeo Thursday night, She is daughter Mr. and Mrs. Russell Miller of Hallettsville. Activity in annual event swings into high gear Saturday with bathing beauty revue, fiddler's contest aud western parade (see story on Page 12) among highlights. (Advo- cate Photo) Laos Flyovers To Be Resumed VIENTIANE, Laos noring violent Red reaction, Premier Prince Souvanna Phou- nia said Friday that U.S. recon- naissance planes will resume flights over Laos in a day or two. Reversing a previous posi- them to create the necessary conditions." The Pathet Lao had been de nouncing the armed flights anc accusing Ihe fighters of bombin; and strafing. Souvanna hac hoped to get the leftists to join lion, he said American armed; uiks lo end the civil strife fighters are welcome to fly es- Tn his and appiu.enlly co', 'tougher stand, Souvanna said he Thursday he had no objection lo the armed a temporary suspension of the] fighter escorts because Laos has flights over territory held by Ihe no means to protect the flights pro-Communist Palhet Lao. He Laos' small air force consists o gave as his reason that the Pa- lhet Lao forces had halted after driving his neutralist army from Ihe Plaine ckb Jarres, 110 miles been flyinff from the earric northeast of Vientiane. Kitty Hawk off the Vietnamese Souvanna coast. told a news conference Friday, "recent information reaching us shows that important movement of Palhet Lao and Viet Mmli (Communist North Vietnamese) troops are taking place in these zones. "The flights will therefore be continued and if the Palhet Lao want Ihem to step it is up A. J. Tibilctli undergoing sur- gery at Santa Hosa Hospital in old model U.S. planes whic could not keep up with the U.S reconnaissance planes that hav Souvanna said it was "onl human" for the unarmed plane to have U.S. jet fighter cscor Red China and the Palhet La have charged lhat the recon naissance flights, begun May at Souvanna's request, were legal and threatened to provok all-out civil war in Laos. Bot said U.S. pianos had stage bombing and rocket attacks o Pathet Lao positions. At Friday's news conference the premier rejected Rec charges that the photograph! flights were illegal. "It's perfectly legitimate tha we maintain surveillance on th Lao on her good deed for the day Stephen Ciiiitlnrd in town some important business Melody and Barbara Jane Bow- man and grandmother, Mrs. Barbara Bowman, postcarding from the World's Fair and sending glowing reports Mrs, Ben T. Jordan reminding that the paintings of Edward Angerstein will be on display at the McNamara-O'Connor His- torical and Fine Arts Museum Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. Mrs. Inez Davidson reminding members of the Order of East- ern Star of the open installa- lion at tonight at Masonic Hall airs. Eula Fischer back from Orange Elaine Molina reminding members Future Homemaker's of Amer- ica of the rummage sale today at 7 a.m. to raise funds their representatives to National FHA conclave Lanny Poguc outlining vacation plans which include California and Las Vegas Jane Hend- erson, who will be junior cheer leader this fall at the high school, certain there's some- thing significant about landing a slingaree while fish- ing at Port O'Connor this week Mrs. Henry Puckell show- ing oft some new kitlcns Jimmy Smith advising a friend how to make his purchase and still save money Jim Bob Moreland in town from Dallas and admitting (hat lie's a very proud "grandpa with pictures ui his pocket." Souvanna gave no details, bu :hcrc were reports Communis :onvoys from North Viet Nam lave been moving into Plaine des Jarres region. The premier made no menlio of a Pathet Lao charge Thurs day lhat six U.S.-made ATS an T28 planes bombed and strafcc its headquarters at Khang Kha> The Pathet Lao said the offic of Prince Souphanouvong (See LAOS, Page 3) Swedish Spy Gets Life Term STOCKHOLM, Sweden of A criminal court on Friday im posed a life sentence on Swec ish Col. Slig Wenncrstrom, wh for for 14 years betrayed to the Sc attend viel Union secrets of his home land, the United States and th North Atlantic Treaty Organiza lion. The judicial climax of Swec en's worst espionage scandi came just 10 days before Sovie Premier Khrushchev is due i her Stockholm on a goodwill tour o Scandinavia. The court tried Wennerslrom 57, only for his offenses agains Sweden, though the dapper a force officer and diplomat test fieri that most of his activity official posts in Moscow, Wasl ington and Stockholm was d reded against NATO. He wa air attache In Washington from 1932 to 1957. Rights Bill leferendum Voted Down Issue Brings Sharp Clash WASHINGTON (Apf The enale turned down 67-22 Fri- ay a proposal by Sen. Richard Russell, D-Ga., to submit the A'il rights bill to a popular vote i the November national elec- ons. The vote capped the hottest rgument of the cloture-bound ebate which pitted Russell and enate Republican Leader Ev rett M. Dirksen of Illinois gainst one another with rising oices and arm-waving. Each sed up about one-third of the our allotted to each senator for alk about all amendments and he bill itself. It was one of the most episodes of the 77-day- Id civil rights debate. It came s an interlude in the Senate's ontinued rejection in rapid-fire rder of a succession o[ amend- ments offered by the Southern oes of the bill, headed by Rus- ell. Freedom Riders Among the other proposals re- ecled was one by Sen. John tennis, D-Miss., aimed at Free- om Riders by making it a edera! crime to cross a state me for the purpose of violating stale law. This was beaten 72- 1. In all 11 proposals were re- ected by large margins before he Senate recessed at p.m until 10 a.m. Saturday. Only wo minor changes were ap >roved by voice vote, with thi eadership's blessing. Russell, in seeking to submi he civil rights bill to a refer endum in the Nov. 3 genera election, declared: "Let the voice of the American people be icard on this issue." Cowardly Act But has playec a key role in pushing towarc passage ths compromise bil ashioned by himself, Demo- cratic Leader Mike Mansfielc of Montana and other leaders- said this would be cowardly o Congress. Russell argued that this i 'the most far-reaching bill eve ircsented to. the Congress" and 'this violent change in our wa of government should not tak effect until approved by Ui Scranton Dives Into GOP Race Pennsylvania Governor Declares Progressive Republicanism Aim BALTIMORE, Md. (AP) 'ennsylvaniu Gov. William W. cranton charged into the. race or the Republican presidential omination Friday, labeling the deas of front-running Sen. Bar- y Goldwaler a "weird parody" f traditional GOP principles. To the chants and cheers of is the jeers of ioldwater supporters Scran- on vowed a crusade for pro- ;ressive Republicanism. "I'm going to go every place hat will have me and tell them why I think we should have pro- gressive Republicanism and why 1 want to be tlic can- But Dirksen told his col eagues, "If you want to destro all hope for the civil rights bill then vote for this amendment.1 His voice dripping with sar casm, Dirksen said, "I though (See BILL, Page 3) Teen Fair Stage Show Cancelled SAN ANTONIO show attractions were canceled Friday by Teen Fair of Texas officials who cited poor attend- ance for the entertain- ment section. Television star Paul Pelersen and singer Leslie- Gore, who were to have been featured In two two-hour stage shows, did not appear Friday, fair officials the 46-year-old former congressman declared. no campaign manager, no itinerary and 32 days to go in the race for the it will be an uphill fight. But lie said Goldwater hasn't von the nomination is towering lead in delegate trenglh. "I don't think they have it mywhere near in the he leclared. Goldwater, in an interview by he National Broadcasting Co. aid, "It is too late now. K i; a desperation move. He wil 'iavc to wage a costly, vigorous to convince delegates pledged to mo thai It would barrier and dam on ho Guadalupe River in Calhoun County. Tho dam would be about three miles north of Tirol iin Refugio Counly. It will have a capacity of about 600 acre-feet. An acre- 'ool is gallons. A l of "PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION HANDBOOKS 1964" Tlic Ijiuej Republican Con- Itnders Democratic Concend- ers Key Men to Watch TV and K.idlo Tally Sliced Volinj Information. moy up frx copy ol olflte ol Arfvocoto 111 t. CeniilMnn ;