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   Advocate (Newspaper) - June 14, 1964, Victoria, Texas                                THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 119th 38 TELEPHONE HI 4-1461 VICTORIA, TEXAS, SUNDAY, JUNE 14, 1964 ZttahlUhed ISM U.S. Visit Scheduled By Inonu Parley Due Chi Cyprus WASHINGTON (AP) Prime Minister Israel Inonu of Turkey Will begin conferences in Wash- ington with President Johnson on the Cyrpus crisis June 22, the White House announced Sat- urday. It is expected that Prime Min- ister Georgo Papandreou of Greece will be invited to meet separately with Johnson on the same topic, although nothing has been said about this officially. The Inonu visit grew out of this week's mission to Greece and Turkey by Undersecretary of State George W. Ball. To Talk With LBJ Inonu will arrive in Washing- ton on June 21, the White House said, and his consultations with Johnson will begin the next day. George E. Reedy, White House press secretary, said he did not know how long the Johnson Inonu talks would continue. The United Stales has been deeply concerned about an armed clash between Turkey and Greece over Cyprus, where Greek and Turkish Cypriot sare feuding. War Unthinkable Ball, holding a news confer- ence here Friday, said he hac emphasized in talks with Inonu and Panadreou that war be tween Greece and Turkey. NATO allies, would be unthink- able. Inonu was invited to meel with Johnson after the President last week launched new efforts to cool off the Cyprus crisis. At Friday's conference Bal said there has been "enormous pressure within Turkey for in tervention with Cyprus." Quashed Invasion According to some accounts Johnson last week persuaded In onu to abandon plans for a Turk Ssh invasion of Cyprus. Although the invasion threa seems to have receded, Bal characterized the Cyprus situa (ion as still dangerous. Reedy declined to say wheth er Papandreou has been invited to meet with Johnson. His re- luctance to reply was to reflect the fact that Papan dreou has yet to decide whethe to make the trip. Not Side Stepped A newsman suggested fha the Ball mission and the forth corning Inonu visit indicated the United States was sidesteppin the United Nations and taking a unilateral approach toward th Cyprus dilemma. Reedy said he didn't thinl that assumption necessarily fa lowed. He said the United State stands ready to pursue every avenue of peace, equity and jus ticc. President Johnson met Inoni during a visit to Turkey whei he was vice president in 1962 Inonu last visited Washingto for the funeral of Presiden John F. Kennedy last Novem ber. Hot Rodders Damage Airport Advocate News Sen-Ice CUERO Hot rodders causa severe damage to the new! paved Cuero Municipal Airpor runway during the past week Police Chief Charles Clark re ported Saturday. He said the speedsters prac ticed "digging out" (suddenl spinning their wheels in quic getaway) on the yet unsettlec asphalt runway, tearing o u large chunks of paving. Chief Clark said if the offend ers are apprehended, the max mum penalty, a fine fo trespassing, will be sought b the city. The Al Blums and son, A Blum Jr., catching their breatt after a speedy Jet flight to Hou ton from San Francisco in three and a half hours and vacation ing with Mrs. Adda Glelnse J. Mrs. Agnes Gentry bac from California and getting se to'see herself on the Tennessee Earnie Ford Show, a.m Monday and her husband, Wa ier Mi Gentry, finally recove ing from Ernie Ford's long di tance telephone call to Victor! ,J. A. Bwkmann and fam ily of Seattle in town to v i s his parents, the C. A. B e c nun's Mr. and Mrs. I. Roebelli 2nd children, tools Jr Phi! and Jo Am, reporting o UK beauty at BelllngraUl Gar dens, new Mobile, Ala.. Mn. Outries Beyer and Mrs. 54 Pages Senate Defeats Efforts To Amend Rights Bill QUEEN AND CHALLENGERS Blonde, statuesque Donna Grant of Luling, at right, Saturday was named Yoakum Tom Tom bathing beauty 4T TOM-TOM queen. Runncrs-up from left nre Cheryl Ausec of Yoakum and Sheron Ledbetter of Yorklown. (Advocate Photo) Luling Senior Wins Contest Advocate News Service Donna Grant, 17-year-old blonde rom Luling, won the Yoakum Tom-Tom bathing beau- y contest Saturday. Miss Grant; a high school senior, vas sponsored by the Luling Kiwanis Club. The first runner-up was Miss Sheron Ledbetter, 7, whose sponsor was the Yorktown Chamber of Commerce. City Studies Registration Of Bicycles At the suggestion of Police Chief John Guseman, City Coun- il Monday will consider adop- ion of a bicycle registration or- inance to facilitate return of tolen vehicles to rightful own- "s. City Manager John Lee said nat the registration fee p r o- wsed would be only 25 cents, vhich he said would be enough o make the program self-sup- wrting after the initial regislr'a- ion. Chief Guseman said the or- linance he is requesting would >e modeled on laws in other Hies which participate in a na- ional bicycle registration pro- Tarn. Permanent Record Bicycle owners would be is- ued a small identification lag, imilar lo a state automobile icense plate, and officers would ile for record a description ol he bicycle, the name and ad- dress of the owner and the number of the vehicle if it has ne. "If it is an older model which las no serial number, then we would put a number on the bl cycle and this number would be den tifi able all over the Unite< States as a Victoria Chief Guseman said. "This is jarl of a national program." Thefts Increase Bicycle thefts are r u n n i n g about three times as high as ast year, Chief Guseman said vith more than 30 such thefts already reported to police this veek. The police stockroom usual ly is filled with recovered or abandoned bicycles for whicl he owners cannot be located Periodically, these bicycles are auctioned off. With a proper registration system, the chie said, a bicycle could be re urned to its owner when polici make a recovery. In other action Monday, (hi council is expected to name a successor on the board of equa lizalion to the late T. 0. Mira (Sec CITY, Page 9A) Miss Cheryl Ausec, 17, was econd runner-up. She was ponsored by the Yoakum amera Club. Winners trophies were prc- ented by Miss Mary Ann Mor- an, who captured the 1963 eauty queen honors. Band Majorette Miss Grant, a majorette in le Luling High School Band s the daughter of Mr. a n c Irs. W. D. Grant. Miss Led setter, also a high school sen ir and queen of the 1964 West rn Days in Yorklown, is the aughter of. Mr. and Mrs. Orb .Ledbetter Jr. Miss Ausec, a senior cheer ea'der at Yoakum High School s the1 daughter of Mr. and Mrs eorge Ausec. Misses Grant, Ledbctler and usec were among the Hvi. nalisls selected by a pane f Ihree out-of-town judges finalists were Miss Mar tia Hagan, 17, sponsored b, 10 Yoakum Lions Club a n i aughler of Mr. and Mrs. Cleo lagan and Miss Sheri Sikes 7, sponsored by the Kenedy Chamber of Commerce ani 'aughter of Mr. and Mrs. B. A THE WEATHER Partly cloudy and continue iann Brown, Miss Janet B iott, Miss Charlotte Linsmie nd Miss Elizabeth Roznovsky (See CONTEST, Page 9A) Look to CofC When tourists look toward Vic toria as a vacation site, the often seek information of th type contained in Ihe speola section from the Chamber o Commerce. Several thousand persons in quire each year. Others receiv information provided by the chamber at Texas Highwa Department b o r der points Some become interested afte reading articles on Victoria i magazines and newspapers Many persons just passin through stop al the chambe office for information on facil ties, recreation and histori points of Interest. Brochure Printed In November, the chambe had copies of its Viclorl brochure printed. They wer almost out In six months, whic illustrates the magnitude of in terest being shown Victoria b mid-coast travelers. Many of those who inquir ask about the historic site Another major interest is rec reation. Since Victoria is th hub of a wide area with man (See VICTORIA, Page 9A) Wind, Hail lake Texas Panhandle Twister Hits In New Mexico By.TElE ASSOCIATED PRESS A fierce thunderstorm accom anied by hail and airborne tor ado funnels raked the Farwell, ex., area Saturday for the scc- on's third straight day of se- ere weather. The thunderstorm dumped nches of rain on the South lains town in 30 minutes, while large portion of West Texas 'as under severe thunderstorm lert. Strikes Barn Northwest of Clovis, N.M., ornado funnel snaked out of a ireatening black clock and de- troyed a barn containing dairy attle. One of the animals was tiled. Crop damage was fearer long tho Texas-New Mexico wrder but was unestlmated. Hereford and Dlmmllt also elt the turbulence as the thun erstorms spread to those Mints. Farmers in the area said they ;ighled three tornado funnels but none touched the ground. Roads Flooded Radio Station KZOL at Far well said most roacis south o Farwell were flooded with wat er three (o four feel deep. Th station was knocked off the ai :emporarlly. Skies darkened ominously a the storm hit the town an winds gusted up to'45 miles pe 'our. The 120-mile wid strip, of Texas from 20 mile west of Wink to 30 miles east o under alert unl f' WItie Area Alerted Included In the alerted are were Amarillo, Lubbock, Odes sa, Midland, Plainview, Kermi Lamesa, Levelland, Mulesho and Littlefield. A similar warn ing covered the exlrcme noiih east tip of the Panhandle. Temperatures were a mlt cooler than during the pas three days with maximum ranging from 99 at Wnco lo 7 at Lubbock. Amarillo reporte a high of 70, Alpine 85, Corpi Christi 88, Chlldress 84, Dalhar 86, Galveston 86 and Wink 8 All other maximums were in th 90s. Today's Chuckle When a lady attending a social gathering remarks that another woman looks like a million dollars, she may mem that she's greed and wrinkled. Till? OPENING Slate Sen. Bill Patman, left, and Side Rep. R. H. Cory cut the ribbon officially opening the Port Lavaca Fishing Pier at the dedi- cation ceremonies Saturday. The pier, feet long, is believed to be the longest of its type in the world. (Advocate Photo) Conservationist Ha i Is Po ft Pie r Advocate NCWB Service PORT LAVACA The chair- man of Iho Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission said Satur- day tho conversion of the hur- Port Lavaca causeway Into Ihe world's long- est fishing pier typified "the eternal struggle lo conserve our nalural resources." "Now and forever we must said Will Odom of Austin. "Indeed, we must oven literally pick up the pieces lo fulfill our obligations to the ex- ploding population." Oilom was (he principal speak- er at tho dedication of the foot fishing pier. Tho pier has been called both the longest In Texas and Ihe longest in t h e world. "As far as I can Odom said, "it's Hie longest in the world, and until some statistical! proves me wrong, I'm going to keep on calling It that." Odom also praised the efforts of Stale Sen. Bill Palmnn of Ganado and State Rep. R. H. Cory of Victoria, who introduced legislaton authorizing the project. Cory and Patman s p o k ricfly at Ihe dedlcaton, as dii 'ort Lavaca Mayor Rudy Ren on' and James M. Delllnger o Corpus Chrlstl, a member o the Parks and Wildlife Com mission. J. Weldon Wnlson of Auslln {See PIER, Page DA) DEMO DISUNITY Local on Majority Side By ROY GRIMES Advocate Staff Writer Victoria County delegates to he Democratic Slate Conven- :ion in Houston Tuesday will walk into a situation of tension and dissension all too familiar lo most of them because of ex- jerience in Democratic conven- tions of past years. The Victoria County delega- :ion at least will be on the ma- jority side in whatever c o n- roversy develops, having been nslructed by the county con- vention to vote under the unit rule in support of Gov. John B. and lo dedicate its ef- forts toward Ihe nomination ol President Lyndon B. Johnson al Ihe national convention In At- lantic City. The old familiar situation at the state convention Tuesday will find conservative Democra- tic elements led by Gov. Con- nally In a substantial majority on one side, with a vociferous minority, of liberal-labor e 1 e- menu1 making considerable noise on the other side and threatening to bolt the regular convection' to form ah Atlantic City delegation of their own. Gov. Coonally hag a reliable named by the Victoria County district's procedures on the floor convention to attend the state convention, but not more than 25 or 30 are expected lo be on hand in Houston Tuesday. Har- ry F. Maddin, Victoria attorney, s chairman of the delegation. Many of the delegates who Monday afternoon for a Ninth Congressional District caucus in the Shamrock-Hilton Hotel. This caucus, which is expected to be 'irmly pro-Connally, Is held for the purpose of organizing the Tides (Port La vie a-Part ttOmtte of the state convention votes on h I s side, Including (be 13 yotei from Victoria County. This win be amply sufficient to keep a firm grip on the convention, but ex- that if the liberal-labor group Is determined to bolt no appeal to reason Is likely to stop them More than 10 delegates were of the convention Tuesday, lo select the district nominees for delegates to the national c o n- vention, and to make such oth- er arrangements as may be nec- essary on a district-wide basis. Many of the Victoria County will attend will also be present delegates also will attend a a-plale banquet sponsored by the Stale Democratic Executive Committee Monday night in the Shamrock-Hilton, at which Gov. Connally is expected to be the featured speaker. On Occasions His Foe, Shivers Backs Johnson Advoeile Autiln Bureau AUSTIN A powerful, one- time foe of President Lyndon B, Johnson will be in the John- son corner, and back in the Democratic presidential fold, this fall. He is former Gov. Allan Shiv- ers, who three times has op- posed Johnson in support! n Republican candidates for pres dent. In an exclusive interview, Gov. Shivers said: "I intend to support Johnson. I think he is doing a good job." Shivers and Johnson differed in 1962 and 1956, when Shivers, as governor, supported the Elsenhower-Nixon ticket while the then senator was support it the Democratic ticket. They dl fered again la I860, when Solv- ing dlf- ers supported Nixon and Lodge against Kennedy and Johnson. Their classic battle came in 1956, when they crossed politi- cal swords, and TV networks. While this Is going on, the lib- eral-labor group will be holding i banquet of Its owr n the Rice Hotel downtown with U. S. Sen. Ralph Yarborough as the guest of honor. The circumstances surround ng Tuesday's Democratic con vention are considerably differ- ent, but the cast of characters s about Iho same as Ihe one which performed during Ihe lasl ilay presidential year conven .Ion al Austin in i960. At that lime, the then U. S Sen.-Lyndon B. Johnson was in Ihe position of having lo hol( complete control over Ihe dele- gallon selected to represent Tex as at the national convention In Los Angeles to have a chance of making any showing agalns Sen. John F. Kennedy. But Sen. Yarborough and hi liberal forces had refused U take a stand in support of LBJ Active oppostion against John son was being led by Mrs, R.D national convention. Johnson won that fight over Shivers, and headed the delega tlon to the national convention. But bad the last won when he helped EUenhower and Nixon carry Texas that (all for the second time. Johnson bested him by carrying; Texas in I960, when Shivers was heading Tex- as Democrats for Nixon and Lodge. Now, Shivers says he can be counted firmly in Johnson's FafelA) In a fight' for control of the "andoIPh f Houston, t h e n the Democratic delegation lo the national committee woman from Texas. She h a earned the title of Sister Frankl Randolph because of the evan gelistic zeal with which she ha opposed Gov, Allan Shivers, Price Daniel, Sen. Johnson anc any other Texas conservallv leader who worked through ma jority control. The Johnson forces swept th Austin convention, but only af ter Sister Fronkie Randolph hat attempted to lead a boll from Ihe convention door In favor o an unpledged delegation. ,H e (See LOCAL, Pafe IA) Fish Bites Vo Thrill for Fisherman ANAHEIM, Celif. IB thought he saw a shark, and "One of Ihe toughest things ver did was to slay still. It f: lally went away." Thus a Iruck driver, Harr Van Bouchtiuto, 39, describee Saturday 19 hours in the repor "dly shark-infesled ocean. H was bitten and buffeted mall fish. Attendants nt Garden Par General Hospital said he liiera y had hundreds of bites on hi irms and legs and was suffci ng from dehydration and ex posure bul was otherwise good condition. Van Bouchaute, of ncnrb iuena Park, and three compan ons set out early Monday from Cino Bay on the mainland sic of the Gulf of California, to fish In the afternoon a pa n tho starter burned out, an hey couldn't restart their en glncs. They didn't worry be cause they were drifting towar shore. Their only provisions were s! (See FISH, Page SA) Southern oes Make Token Try Backers Allow Few Changes WASHINGTON fAP) A co- eslve Senate majority conlin- ed Saturday its relentless plow- g under of Southern amend- lents to a. civil rights bill ap- arently headed tor passage is week. Acting under a one-hour-per- an debnle limitation imposed an unprecedented action last Wednesday, the bipartisan Icad- consistently rallied 2-1 larglns against amendment Her .amendment. The process had an almost lechamcal rhythm of introduc- on-roll call-rejecdon. Carefully usbanding their lime, the outherners made little effort to ipport with oratory their fore- oomed efforts to shape the measure to a form more nearly cceptable to them. Minor Changes Some very minor changes e accepted with the acqule- ence of the bill's managers. Before recessing after a 4- our, 45-minute session, the Sen- te buried eight amendments on oil calls and killed another on parliamentnry technicality. It adopted throe clarifying amend- ments by voice votes. In all, the chamber has dis- >osed of 51 amendments, 45 since cloture was Imposed. The House passed bill was irst offered In tho Senate March I but tho voting process did not icgin Iti earnest until the Sen- ite on Wednesday Imposed clo- ure for the first limb in a civil rights controversy. By Wednesday Progress since then brought iredictlons of passage by this iVednesday from Sen. Everett U. Dirksen, the minority leader rom Illinois, and from Sen, Flu- lert H. Humphrey, D-Minn., the Jill's manager. Sen. Richard B. Russell, D- Ga., leader of tho Dixie safd ho considers action by Wednesday unlikely but con- ceded the measure probably will bo disposed of by the end of the week. The Senate plowed along like this: Rejected, 69-1G, an amend- ment by Sen. Sam J. Ervin Jr., D-N.C., to eliminate the section on voting rights. Welfare Exemption Rejected, 57-29, an amend- ment by Sen. Olin D. Johnston, D-S.C., to exempt child welfare and adoption services from the section providing for cutoff of 'edcral funds to programs In which discrimination Is prac- ticed. Johnston said about mil- lion in federal funds la used an- nually to aid states In these fields and argued that racial and religious criteria are Inher- ent in such procedures as adop- tion. But Sen. John 0. Paslorc, D- R.I., acting floor manager for the measure, said Johnston was conjuring up imaginary dangers and "no one Is going to force any family to adopt a child." Rejected, 55-30, an amend- ment by Sen. John Tower, R- (See SENATE, Page 9A) Lynda Bird Counsels Youth On Participation HONOLULU (AP) Lynda Bird Johnson, 20, daughter of the President, advised her gen- eration, Saturday "to show what we can do to participate In the important work of the world." She called on young people lo new Idealism is the belief that get Into such projects as the high aspirations and strong Peace Corps and the anti ppv- deals are not inconsistent with crty program and to educate the most practical and efficient themselves about today's world, Including politics. "Don't think your Individual contribution won't Miss youngest generation in history" Johnson told a 'gathering of (een-agcrs at Ihe second Litlle White House Conference on Chil- dren and Youth at the Univer- sity of Hawaii; "Even the small- est contribution makes a differ ence and lots of small contribu- tions make progress possible." It was Lynda's first solo speech-making trip, combined wllh a week's holiday, and she had a calch-word theme of "new Idealism" to characterize her generation. "Ours Is a new Idealism that places great emphasis on prac Heal she said, "but it also realizes that all practicality In the world Is useless unless it is guided by convictions and purposes which are never sac- rificed to immediate gain. This of programs." In her prepared speech, she noted that "We belong to the with over half the world's popu- lation under the age of 25. "Some people think that the growing youth fulness of our pop- ulation Is a dangerous she said, "but It shouldn't be frightening to us. We should re- member that Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Inde- pendence at the age of 33, Alex- ander Hamilton helped shape our Constitution at the age of 33 and John F. Kennedy had al- ready served years In Uw Congress when he became pres Ideal at the age of 42."   

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