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Advocate (Newspaper) - June 17, 1964, Victoria, Texas
THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 119th Year No. 41 TELEPHONE HI tuti -VICTORIA. TEXAS. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17, 1964 Papr 5 IN CUERO ployes HT Issue of observers at Ihe The date for Ihe election set tfa'y 25 during an informal conference between labor and management representatives. Corley arrived in Cuero early this week to begin investigation on an unfair labor practice complaint filed against Lone Star Textiles .Inc., Guadalupe Valley Cotton Mills Division. The complaint, filed by the Union, involves the alleged dismissal of Alton Fellers on -May 25. Fellers had been serving on the plant employes organizing committee. In his capacity of Corley has been working lere as the NLRB regional VOTE, Page Bloc Fights Until Midnight Rights Debate Recess Called WASHINGTON kept the working on ha civil rights bill until mid-light Tuesday as opponents orced a record-breaking of roll call votes on proposed amendments. Although Southern foes of the neasure showed signs of a split n their ranks, a few of them ontteued lo call up amendments that were knocked down ne by one with clocklike reg-ilarily. When the Senato recessed at nidnighl, roll call votes had ieen taken on 33 amendments luring the 13-hour session. Reject Motion In addition, there had been a 73-18 roll call vote earlier in he evening rejecting a motion of Sen. James 0. Eastland, D-vliss., to adjourn. Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield suddenly recessed he Senate at midnight, until 11 a.m. Wednesday, after announe-ng 15 minutes earlier that the session would continue for another two hours or so. Sen. Karl E. Mundt, R-S.D., demanded to know the purpost of "this endurance contest." Mundt said he could take it but would like to have the leaders confide their plans in him. Makes Appeal Similarly, Sen. Bourke B. rlickenlooper, R-Iowai said he 'ailed to understand why leaders planned to run for a couple of hours beyond midnight. "If there is a constructive pur-Mse, I don't know what it he said. Mansfield appealed to senators grumbling about the late lour to trust the leaders, saying they had concluded it would serve the best interest of the Senate and the civil rights bill lo stay in session into the early morning hour. But 15 minutes later Mans field switched .around ant moved to recess the Senate. Most of the long night th Southern bloc .stood intact in voting for their amendments de spite an apparent split in rank over strategy. All Rejected By p.m. the Senate hai taken roll call votes on 28 amendments, rejecting them all, and earlier in the night hac defeated 73 to 18, a motion by Sen. James 0. Eastlend, D-Miss to adjourn. On June 28, 1951, Ihe Senate had 16 roll fall voles in a figh over extending defense produc tion controls during the Korean War. This had been Ihe larges number in a single day, so fa as available records showed. After fhn Senate had voted down its 26th amendment, Sen John Stennis, D-Miss., celled at tcnlion lo the fact that there hac been 27 voles as well as 1 quorum calls during the day anast the 655 mark. But he said the job Is not done 'el. Goldwater said ho stil needs more delegates because of the danger of slippage from among Ihe delegates now on his list. Tower Named The convention adopted reso ulions calling for Sen. John Tower" 16 be named head of th Texas delegation lo the null on n convention, and tor AJbert Fa; of Houston and Mrs. Ike Kamf mann Jr. of San Anlonio lo be named notional committeema and commitleewoman. Wllh scattered dlssenlin votes, the convention adopted that bound Iho nelefia ion lo the national, conventio by the unit rule. Earlier, Goldwatcr fn a speech predicted a GOP victor; n November. But he warneushed the total to 14.50 inches 'and probably higher." Water ;ushed six feet deep over some lighways. Cattle drowned. One amily was rescued from a rouse, "ft just rained all aid Charlene Spitzenberger, McGregor police dispatcher. "It vould let up for a few minutes, and then hit us again." Austin measured up to 7.90 nches. Forty persons were orced to leave flooded homes after Boggy Creek, which jourses five miles through the :ity, swelled from its banks.' Other rains swept the so'uth-sast quarter of the state. Rains continued in widespread patterns over the slate Tuesday night. Forecasts called for continue! rain in nearly every section ol he state with temperatures little changed. The Weather Bureau said the Jeluges were touched off by a ropical disturbance in the Gulf >f. Mexico which penetrated in-and to near Brownwood. The turbulence began shifting ruesday afternoon to North Cen-ral and Northeast Texas. Three tornado funnels were sighted Tuesday afternoon. One ippeared near Ennis in North Central Texas and two over Na-'arro County in the same gen-ral area. No damage was re-wrted. Stale highway patrol units vatched two twisters spin for 17 ninutes in open country he-ween Emhouse and Rice, an irea also swept with heavy ains. In the Temple area, 9.56 inch's of rain fell at Stillhouse Dam, ander construction on the Lam-jasas River. A total of 5.25 inches fell in two and a half hours morning. Several families had to 'be jvacuated at Belton. The Belton Oam measured 8.89 inches in Floods aco Area lours. Gatesville reported 8.35 inches. Other measurements included 6.50 inches at the community of Jarrell, north of Georgetown, i.40 at Crawford and 4 inches in two hours at Georgetown. Waco measured 4.10 inches. Many area roads were blocked. Official totals from the Weather Bureau included: Waco 3.88, Valley Mills 4.40, Center. City 3.35, Hurst Springs 3.35, FLOODS, Page Bill Past House A public works appropriation bill containing to continue construction on the Victoria Barge Canal passed the House Tuesday and was sent to the Senate, according U> U.S. Kep. Clark W. Thompson. The bill also contained for the Matagorda Ship Channel, for Canyon Reservoir and in survey funds for studies on the Guadalupe and San Antonio Rivers. The Congressman said Ihe Senate is expected to concur in (his Rodeo To Open in Hallettsville Advocate Newi Service HALLETTSVILLE The an-liial State Championship High School Rodeo opens here Wednesday at 8 p.m. with con-'. e s t a n t s competing from throughout the state. Performances arc scheduled nightly through Salurday. Three inches of rain fell in Ihe Halleltsville area Monday and Tuesday but no plans have been made to change any part of the schedule. Contestants are not expected to have loo much trouble with a wcl arena unless more rain falls Wednesday. The .record number of performers -382 has been streaming into the city all this week Tourist facilities have been booked up for monlhs In ad Vance. Each night's performance win start at 8 p.m. Highlights of the rodeo come Salurday nigh when the outstanding cowboy and cowgirl and the rodeo queen are announced. Queen conies tanls will compete nightly. A special feature is the an nual Western parade slated for Friday at p.m. Wednesday is family night when children under 12 will be admitted free. Students 13 anc over will be charged a reducec admission fee of 25 cents. Dances will be held Wcdncs day through Saturday night a Recreation Opening On Walks Postponed A scheduled bid-opening of Iho covered walks and pav-ng project for Victoria illgh chool was postponed Tuesday. Roy Greenwood, business manager for the Victoria ndependcnt School Dlstric aid tho architect's plans callc( >r two separate contracts for ic project, one for Ihe covcret walks and one for tho pavlni t parking areas. School officials, Greenwooc aid, decided Tuesday that Ih wo projects were closely relal ed and lhat tho work could bo done more efficiently under single contract. Architect for the project I Chris DiStcfanp. DiStcfnno i out of town, bill R spokcsma for. Iho firm Jerbmo Kulach said lhal only three contractor Hid submitted bids on Ihe pro ect. "It's Kulac said, "Ihnt Ihe school distric will be able to save monoy b combining the projects, and s also possible that more con tractors will bid on the singl contract Die way It's set u now." Greenwood said the schoo ward's four-man building com mlttee will meet later this wee to approve tho new contract and that the contract should b ready to let in about two Anonyn Made on Scr MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Two threats were made on Pennsylvania Gov. William Scranton's life, by letter and by telephone, as he came to Minneapolis Tuesday in quest of support for the Republican presidential nomination. Walter E. Alessandroni, Pennsylvania attorney general, said a typewritten letter bearing a New York City postmark was received at the governor's office in Harrisburg, Pa. The FBI said the second threat came in an anonymous call to a Minneapolis radio station. Alessandroni said the letter "was a threat that Gov. Scran-ion would die and that there were 25 persons who would help carry out the plot." The letter was dated June 12 and bore a New York return address but an investigation showed there was no such place. The FBI here said it was notified by a local radio station of another threat. Station KSTP re-jorted an anonymous call in a man said, "Gov. Scran-.on will be assassinated." "Nobody would want to do anything like lhat except an utter Scranton told a news conference when he was asked about the threats. "I'm not interested in fanatics. Let's forget about it." The governor was cool and unruffled at the conference, despite the presence of many detectives and uniformed policemen. On his arrival at the airport, Scranton was discouraged by police from greeting the crowd that had turned out in rainy wealher. The governor shrugged off the warnings, said he would be glad to meet the people, and did. He left his motorcade car, walked into the terminal and made a circle, shaking hands with his well-wishers. Scranton declared his hunt for mldwestern delegate votes for the Republican presidential nomination "is working out splendidly." The governor made the statement as he got off a plane in this Minnesota city his third state in eight to make Threats anton's Life pitch for support from Ihe 26-vote GOP delegation. An Associated Press poll in dicates that Minnesota senti ment breaks down this way Eight voles for favorite son candidate, former Hep. Waller Judd, eight voles for Arizona Sen. Barry Gbldwater, and len votes uncommitted. In Topeka, Kan., Scranton made a personal appeal lo 1 delegates of the 20-vote slate contingent to the GOP San Francisco convention. Commenting on his meeting Scranton said, "I think we die setter in Kansas than we did In Iowa, where we did extremely Deputy Due Next Month Sheriff M. W. (Montie) Mar shall said Tuesday that he wit name a new chief deputy sher iff nexl rrionlh. The department has been without a chief deputy since the sarly part of the year when Doran Cornelius submitted hi resignation. Cornelius lalcr ran jnsuccess fully against Marshal in the May 2 Democratic Pri mary election. Marshall said he will choose Ihe chief deputy from his pres ent staff and that he is waiting until next month lo receive ap p r o v a 1 from Commissioner Regime Near Collapse ANKARA. Turkey (AP) -Prime Minister Ismct Inonu minority government Tuesdu light appeared headed for Iroii ile and possible collapse ove the Cyprus Issue. Tnonu asked Monday for vote of confidence from the Na :ionul Assembly over his han dling of the Greek-Turkish cr sis on the eve of his scheduler visit to Washington fo consultations wilh Presidcn Wreck Reported Found PORT ARANSAS, Tex. (AP Const Guard helicopter re ported Tuesday it sighted tlie wreckage of a shrimp boa along an island beach nea Aransas Pass. There was n sign of life. The shrimper, the Maiden Queen, radioed Monday nigh that the crewmen were board ing a life raft because the boa wns shattered against rocks a really know a man, observe his behavior wiih a woman, a flat tire, and a St. On Retu, By PAT W1TTE Advocate Staff Writer Four young Victorians, ai: seventh graders at St. Joseph School, are on their way to Mexico City as part of an informal but highly successful student exchange program. Unlike the American F i el d Service Program, which sponsors students all over the world this one involves no governmental funds or red tape, and was designed specifically for students at St. Joseph and In stitulo de Mexico in Mexico City. It all started last year when Brother Leo Scholz of St. Joseph decided lhat it would be a good idea for Joe Grant, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Grant then a seventh grader at SI Joseph, to spend part of the summer wilh a family in Mexi co City and attend the regular classes at the school there. That initial experimen proved such a success that four Victoria families and four from Mexico City agreed to package which sent the Mexican boys to Victoria last December and January. Now, to complete 'the trade the four Victoria boys are or their way to Mexico City to spend two months with the rn Mexic illes of the same boys that stayed with them here. The four boys from Victoria are David f Pagel, son of o 'Swap' and Mrs. D. M. Pagel, of Rt 1; Jim Janda, son of Mr. am Mrs. Laddie Janda of Rt. i John Mark Holm, son of Mr and Mrs. Dion Holm Jr., o: 2009 E. Power; and Don Tru man, son of Mr, and Mrs. Dean Truman of 13 Jade Drive. They will slay with respec lively, Hector Cruz, Fernando Cabrera, Fticardo Anaya am Jose Wiechers. The boys left Victoria Sunday for San Antonio, where the' visited St. Mary's University Ihe Alamo and Brackenrldg Park. Monday night they climbed aboard a chartered bus along with a group of students from Loyola University of New Orleans, and reached Monter rey by noon Tuesday, They will spend another day sightseeing there before con tlnuing on to Mexico City. The Society of Mary, the religious teaching -order tha staffs St. Joseph, has close ties with the Marist Brothers' orde which operates the- Mexico Cit school. Under the agreement, the host school 'pays the tuition for the visiting students, and all th other expenses are paid by UK parents themselves. No othe STUDENTS, Fife Cans Bring NIIGATA, Japan (AP) Oi fires spawned by Japan's wors earthquake in half a century raged on .Wednesday, threaten ing new death and devastation The flames menaced 100 more homes in this stricken port city Police confirmed 22 dead, 1 missing and more than 200 in Jurcd, many seriously, in the 1C states rocked by the glan quake. Property damage ran In to the hundreds of millions. Nllgata, hardest hit, counted 10 know dead, 4 missing and IK Injured. U.S. Air Force planes sped tc Niigata with (ire fighting chem icals and devices. But the flames and black tow ers of smoke made it Impossible for planes to bomb the fires rag ing In the Showa Oil Co's. tank farm. American helicopters from Tachikawa Air Base near Tokyc arrived with barrels of 'foam for fighting Ihe fires and droppe Japanese fire fighters. Two more tanks exploded shortly after dawn. The lack o water endangered the whole area as the flames continued tc spread. Fire fighting equlpmen from as far away as Tokyc raced to help. U.S. Air by Quake r Devastation said its planes were delivering chemicals to the area but it had not been requested by the Japanese government for additional help. Meanwhile, a mild quake shook tho Hiroshima and Shi-mane regions of southern Japan Wednesday. There were 'no immediate reports of damage. The Epicenter was placed some 600 miles southwest of Tokyo. The Tuesday quake in northern Japan was the worst since 1923 when persons perished in Ihe Tokyo-Yokohoma area. Virtually the only light In the city through the night cama from Iho fires, and rescue workers labored in their light. Nligala Gov. Juichlro Tsuka-da asked for an airlift of at least 200 Ions of rice and pounds of biscuits to feed the thousands of refugees crowded Into warehouses and public buildings. Officials feared a mounting death toll as cities and towns searched their ruins. Rural po-t lleo checked farm and fishing communities along the nearly 200 miles of the low-lying Japan t Sea coast line on the eastern i edge of northern the largest of Japan's four main Is-i lands. Danny, Buddy and Tuck Ka-min taking in the New York Jtock Exchange and other sights n New York City while on a vacation with their mother, Mrs. Morris Kamin, and the family lue home today the Rev. ind Mrs, J. C. Felger marking heir 50th wedding anniversary oday Joe Tasin making ure that he is prepared f o r mergencies and summer show-2rs Ed Schnstereit advocating thrift at all times Mrs. Jessie AngersUin having i time with clothes on the line and the sudden showers Mice Wehmeyer and dog off lo S'ew Jersey for a short trip Vlrs. 'Joe Ruddock reporting on .he many farmers with smiling aces after the recent rainfall Hollis Newton putting in lis early order for one of h 1 s avorite vegetables Mrs. Jimmy B. Short, Nancy Short and Jan Newton back from iouston Mrs. George Armstrong in town from the California ranch and introduc-ng her relatives from Uvalde lere on t visit John Scko-rijtt heading down Constitution Street and wearing a big smile Wink Anaitnmg doing his ?ood deed for the day the Brace Hnrieyi of Del Rio t h e MreoU of i boy and to partly cloudy and warm Wednesday through Thursday with isolated showers and thundershowers. Winds from the southeast at 10 to 20 m.p.h. Ex peeled Wednesday temperatures High 92, low 77. South Central Texas: Cloudy to partly cloudy and warm Wednesday through Thursday with scallered showers and Ihundershowers. Tuesday temperalures: Htgii 89, low 77. Precipiialion Tuesday: .08 o an inch. Total for current rainy period starting Sunday: 3.5; inches. Total for year to date 13.82 inches. Tides (Port Lavaca For O'Connor High at a.m. and low at p.m. Wed nesday. High at a m. and low at .Thursday. Barometric pressure at s e a level: 2992. Sunset Wednesday: Sun rise Thursday: Thli Infnrmatjon bated on datj from Ihe U.S. Weather Victoria Office.