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Advocate (Newspaper) - June 18, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 119th 42 TELEPHONE HI VICTORIA, TEXAS, THURSDAY, JUNE 18, 1964 Established 1MI U.S. Officials Hint of Attack On Viet Cong Unrest in Laos Linked Politically to Viet Nam WASHINGTON officials said Wednes- day the United States is. keeping open the possibility of hitting North Viet Nam hard enough to force it out of the guerrilla war in South Viet Nam and the fight- ing in Laos. what form this strike to the north would take _..... ---------tand Last Ditch Anti-Rights Tries Fail Passiige Seen This Week WASHINGTON (AP) The Senate on Wednesday night turned back a last round of Southern amendments and cleared the way for passage o( the historic civil rights bill by the end of the week. A cheer started up from the chamber when Sen. Strom Thur- mond, D-S.C., announced he had called up liis last proposed revision. The cheer was quickly muted and {lie proposed amend- ment, like 36 others by Thur- monscd by, the late Sen. Estes Kcfauver, D-Tenn. Another witness, Charllon G Blair, a Belfast, N.Y. attorney teslified Thursday he has helpe< arrange adoptions for 30 years and handles 35 to 40 cases a year. He said some of the natura mothers were as young as i: but most were between 21 am 32. Some of them have askc< how much they were going to get for (heir babies, he said adding; "I said, 'Nothing.' I (old them Uwy were not selling Ihelr Elizabeth Anglim, supervisor of the, Adoption Service Depart ment, Children's Aid Society Erie County, N.Y., gave the PROBEBS, 12-A) Freak Accident Injures Girl, 10 a cnr that had slopped on the of the street when Ihe car was slruck by anolher ve- hicle backing oul of a parking arcn located in fronl of Ih c store. Police said Iho top part of Ihe door frame slruck (lie girl ini her face while Ihe bollom part slammed shut, pinning her legs. A physician who was in Iho store look the girl lo the hos- pital In his personal car before an ambulance arrived. Tho cnr in which Ihe girl was gelling oul of was driven by Mrs. Nora Mae Wilson of 1206 E. Trinily SI. The driver of Ihe vehicle backing out of tho park- ing lol was listed as Mrs. Ger (See ACCIDENT, Page 12-A) Connally Forces Worked Smoothly Talks Slated On 'Report on Dam at Cliero A final step toward a favor- able feasibility report for the ?uero Dam and Reservoir on he Guadnlupc River may be :akcn in Austin Thursday when representatives of Hie Guadn- upe-Blnnco River Authority, he San Antonio River Authorly md Ihe San Anlonio City Waler Jonrd meet with Harry P. Bur- elgh, engineer In charge of the Austin office of Ihe U. S. Bur'- :ounty by county, district- ly-dislrict organization. Tho delegation's 14 votes were lounted firmly in Iho Coniial- y majority of more than thrcc- o-ono, to 644, in Ihe only esl roll call vole when the convention upheld the Stale Democratic Executive Commit- tee's refusal to seat B liberal delegation from Bjoxnr Couhly larry Maddin was chair nan of [he Victoria County dele eau o Reclamation. The report is nearly ready 'or submission to the Depart mcnl of the Interior in Wash- nglon, bul agreement quired on various sections dcal- ng on Its economic feasibility and the need for water from the oint project between the- GBRA and the SARA. The Son Antonio City Water loard has not yet entirely re- inquishcd its somewhat forlorn egal hopo of gaining some lind of claim on conservation iloragc space at newly-c o m- pletcd Canyon Dam. A j u d g- nenl- against the City Water 3oard on all points concerning Canyon was handed down lasl week afler a trial before Dlst. Judge Chares 0. BelLs of Trav Is County, but the board is go- ng ahead wilh an appeal for which little success al Ihis time s indicated. The GBRA, foreseeing a full need for all the water from -anyon Reservoir in Us own wa- crshcd, is willing lo proceed with Ihe Joint plan at Cuero but s determined to maintain its position of denying waler to San Anlonio from any olhor point on (See TALKS, Page 1Z-A) THE WEATHER Clear lo partly cloudy a n continued .warm, through Friday, wilh isolated daytime showers. Winds from the south at 12 to 25 m.p.h. Ex peeled Thursday temperatures High 91, low 78. South Central Texas: Partly cloudy and warm through Frf day wilh isolated, mostly day time showers. Highs Thursday 88-98. Temperatures Wednesday High 90, low 77. Wednesday jwecipilation: of an Inch. Total for yea dale: 13.86 Inches. Tides (Port. Lavaca-Por O'Connor high al a.m. and low at p.m. Thurs day. High at a.m. and low at a.ra. Friday. Barometric pressure at s e a level: 29.87. Sunset Thursday: Sun rise Friday: This Information bated on data Irom the IAS. Weather Bureau Victoria (gee Weitkir ElMVken, rate UA .0- year to Firm Plans Probe of Campaign irregulurilics Are Charged By HEN PHAUSK Advocate Slnff Wilier of Guada- upe Valley Cotton Mills voted 76 (o 105 In favor of letting the Textile Workers Union of Amer- ca serve as their collective bar- gaining agcnl in a government upcryiscd elccllon held Wcdnes- 'ay night. Immediately following the ote count, an attorney for the ompany said an investigation s being considered on reports instances of irregularities and nisconducl engaged in by the nlon In the organizational cam- paign. He said Ihcse reported !Ctions may have coerced em- iloyes in (he exercise of their oto nnd could have possibly con- tilijtcd undue influence that vould warrant Iho National La- ior Relations Board setting islde results of the election. A total of 313 votes were casl. Of Oils number, 32 ballots were challenged by representatives of (ho company ami the union. The union representative chal- engcd four nnd the remainder were challenged by Ihe com- pany. However, because of the large plurality of "yes" voles, Ihe challenged ballots will have no effect on Ihe outcome of the oonrd election, Clay Corley, NLHB agent who conducted the oleclion, said. The NLHB will wait tor nllon. Zae Lonlz, Victoria rancher and hardware dealer who serves as coordinator for the Connally organization In the 18lh Senato- rial District and part of the N'lnlh Congressional District, was the only one of four dele- gates lo Ihe national convenlion at Atlantic Clly named unani- mously by a congressional dls- ricl caucus which preceded Ihe Tuesday convention. The other delegates from the dislricl are Congressman Clark V. Thompson of Giih'eslen John Hancock of Whniion Coun y and former State Sen. Jim :ny Phillips of Brazoria County 3corge Barren of Yoakum, who jflve President Lyndon B. John son his second job as n schoo caclier when the President was a young man, was named as an alternate to tho national con vcntion, and Bill Bauer, Port javaca dredging contractor was selected as one of the dele ;ates at large. The congressional district cau cus was harmonious, with the exception of nn attempt on the ?arl of the liberal-voting Gal reston County delegation to the nomination of Sen Phillips as one of the nationa convenlion delegates. The Gal vcston County group was led by State Sen. A. R. (Babe (See CONNALLY, Page 12-A meeting employes would to and elect a ncgollat- busincss days (T h U r s d i y through Wednesday) for either of Hie parlies to file objections to tho results. If neither party files objections, the NLRB will certify the results by an official document called certification of results and representation. Immediately Ihereaflerwards, the Textile Workers Union will call n mass meeting of all em- ployes on Saturday, Sept. 27. At llils m nominate ing committee representing all seven departments in the plant who would then request a nego- tiation conference wilh the man- agement. During Ihe time after the re- quest for the mceling, the nego- tiating committee would arrive at a set of contract proposals. These proposals would be pre- sented to the management at formal negotiating sessions held nl n mutually acceptable place lo both parties. Upon completion of negotia- tions, the union negotiating committee will again call a mass mceling of all plant em- (Sec ELECTION, J'age 12-A) Chuckle Lady (o bank teller: "I'd like to open a joint account with someone who has plen- ty of money." RALLY PLANNED Local GOP Delegation Pleased With Prospects Victoria County Republicans came home in a triumphal mood Wednesday from the state GOP the convention in Dallas and im mediately began making plans for a mammoth Republican rally to follow the national con- vention about Aug. 1. "II will be a public affair, and we are going to try to have all the candidate: here to meet the said Counly Chairman Dean Truman. "Plans haven't been compleled as yet, but It will be Aug. I." Mrs. Frank S, Buhler, slate, GOP committeewoman from the! Ifth Senatorial District, was named one of the delegates to Ihe national convenlion where focal Republicans are sure the parly will name Senator Barry Goldwaler of Arizona as Us presidential candidate. The na- tional convention will begin July 13 in San Francisco's Cow Palace. The Dallas convention wenl solidly to Goldwater, and Tru- man said of the lone delegate tor I a parading a Scranlon banner: "He was mighty lonesome." Republicans turned out in slanding-room-only numbers in Dallas Memorial Auditorium, Truman said, al- though there were only of- ficial delegates. "It was the largest Republi- can convention in the history of Truman said, adding that the crowd and the attitude "was in sharp contrast" lo previous years when delegates were hard to come by. Speaking of the local pros- pects for the fall campaign, the county chairman said "we're going to make an all-out fight of it." Official delegates lo the Dal- las convenlion in addition to Truman and Mrs. Buhler were Mrs. Pat Knebel, Mrs. Jack Bolre, Mrs. J. W. Marrs, A. B. Elliott, Mrs. H. R. Aberoathey, Robert Campbell, Paul Atkin- son, Mrs. Homer Martin and M. V. Sandhofer. Alternates attending from Vic- were Allan T. Ivy Jones and Mrs. John Stor- mcmt. ;