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Advocate (Newspaper) - June 21, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 119th 45 TELEPHONE m S-1U1 SUNDAY, JUNE 21, 1964 Established 44 Pages Medics Say Kennedy in Good Shape No Paralysis Is Indicated NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) team of medical specialists Saturday termed Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass., who suf- fered a broken back in a plane crash Friday night, in "good condition" and eliminated the possibility of any paralysis. The doctors from Washing- ton's Waller Reed Hospital flew into Northampton on President Johnson's Air Force One jet and made an exlensive examination of the 32-year-old brother of the late President John F. Kennedy. Kennedy was hurt in the crash that killed the plane's pilot and Kennedy's administrative aide, Edward Moss, 41, in an apple orchard near Southampton, Mass. Sen. Birch Bayh, D-Ind., and his wife also were injured in the crash but both were termed in good condition with lesser in- juries. May Need Surgery Dr. Charles W. Metz, an orth- opedic surgeon at Walter Reed, said it was possible that Ken- nedy would need surgery, though this was not definitely determined. He said the period of recovery would be from six to eighl months. The doctors, ordered lo Ken- nedy's bedside by Secretary ol Defense Robert S. McNamara said one of the three vertebrae broken in Kennedy's third lumbar vertebrae in thraiseworlhy. The first major heft in the 18-year history of he event occurred Friday night when someone took a saddle off Hiss Frcman's horse which she left for only a few minutes :ied to a fence. She had won the saddle in the 1961 cutting horse contest. The four nights ot rodeo action attracted more than per- ions, an increase of 20 per cent points, over the 1963 attendance, of- ficials said. There were 308 Minn., on July 29. Hallettsville irlginaled the youth event, hold- ng the first national finals in .943. The national returned to Hallettsville In 1853, and again be held here in 1969. Winners in individual evenU were as follows: Tic-down calf roping: Jimmy Giesber of La Grange, 47.8 sec- onds for three calves, Breakaway roping: Perry Clarke ot Kingsvillc, 16 seconds 'or three calves. Girls breakaway: Irene Ecpen auer ot Pccos, 18 seconds foi ,hree calves. Bareback bronc riding: Bll Christoph of Houston, with 60 entries, also a new record for the pioneer youth rodeo event. Winners in the Hnllctlsville show will go to Ihe five-day na tional high school rodeo, sched uled to start in Albert Lee Cloverleat barrel race: Mar; Fuller of Kyle, 55.6 seconds fo three rides. Stear wrestling: Wcllave Hin son of Channclvlew, 14.5 sec onds for two steers. Pole bending: Ronda Raine (See RODEO, Page IDA) Educational Book Plans Project of Kiwanis Club A planned program based on the contribution of books and reference works to the Victoria Bronte Public Library and Vic and city planning, city beauti- fication, juvenile delinquency f and similar fields of study has been undertaken by the Victoria Kiwanis Club. A sizeable collection has been provided at Victoria College toria College Library on cities Library on such topics as hous- ing, urban planning, urbaniza- tion, zoning and related mat- Another collection has bee: tarted for the shelves of th Victoria Bronte Public Librar with the emphasis on plannln against juvenile del' activities directed ters. PROJECTOR FOB LIBRARY The Victoria Kiwanis Club has uted a film projector with collec- tion of-film-strips on .tjie arts to the Victoria Bronte Public Library as part of a planned program of contributions for both the public library and the Victoria College Li- brary. Above, accepting the projec- tor, is Mrs. Ora: Lee Reynolds, li- brarian at, the public library, .with Dean Truman, president of the Ki- wanfs Club, at left, and Henry J. Hauschild Jr., chairman of the Ki- wanis Club's public and business af- fairs committee, at the right. lelinquency Kl toward development of wholesome Ju enile outlets. Henry J. Hauschild Jr., chair of the Kiwanis Club's pub Ic and business affairs com mitlee, has been In charge o developing these contribution o Victoria's library facilities ilong with Dean Truman, prei dent, and other officials of th club. Another outstanding donatio by the Klwanlans has been irqjeclor and a collection of film strips with emphasis on histor and the arts, which wil be aval able at the library as part Is visual aids program. For the Victoria College I brary, many of the selection were made by consultng "Ci' Planning: A Basic Blbllograph of Sources and pr ?ared by George C. Bestor an tfolway Jones for the Callforn Council of Civil Engineers' an Land Surveyors. An effort wa made also to Ineluda some titli relating to the history of cities and city planning, as well books concerning the natur process and function of contem porary city planning. Mrs. Lots Rowland, Ubrarla at the college library, note recently hi a letter to the K wanlans that "we feel that th (See PLANS, Ptge Today'i Chuckle The preMBl generatlm may be awful, but you have to admit they didn't In- Uie atom bomh, expre wayi, TV ligh Winds loar Over 'anhandle By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS High winds powered across ctions of Northwest Texas lat nlurday as warm temperature el the stage for summer's di ut. A tornado touched down nin lies west of Big Spring In Wei exas, ripping the roof from arn at the C. W. Parminte rm. Debris was blown n qua r mile away. There were n juries. utility poles in Iho area ore downed. Chllrtrcss Lushed To (he norlh, the Panhand ty of Childress was swept wil ind gusts up to 69 miles f our, with dust that cut vlslbl to less than 400 feet al lime A severe thunderstorm for asl was in effect until 10 p.m aturdny for sections of tl oulh Plains and the Panhandl A few severe thunderstorm 'ith liall and damaging wlni 'ere expected in n 120-ml We stretch of country fro fg Spring to 40 miles nort est of Hohart, Okla. Hlch CoUniilnmls The atfccled area envelope nuch of tho South Plains' ric ollonlands, and Included t ities of Luhbock, Big Sprin nydcr, Swectwatcr, Lames Childress and Vcrnon. Cities lying immediately ou Ide the affected section Inclu ed Midland, Odessa, Abilcn Irownficld, San Angela a ''ampa. The expected turbulence cam s temperatures shot high, ran ng from 86 al Galvcslon to 1 (Sec WINDS, Page IDA) argo, Van Valued at Overheated Tire Blamed By JAMES SIMONS Advocate Staff Writer An cargo of tobacco nt up in smoke or down e drain near Victoria early turday, although firemen imaged to snatch a third of o truck-trailer cargo from the ames. The truck caught fire fivt lies east of tho city on the ouston highway. A spokesman for Alamo Ex- ress Co. said later that the argo was a total loss because e cigarettes and chewing bacco pulled from the truck firemen suffered water amage. Trailer The spokesman gave a damage stimate of including 30 to the semi-trailer. The truck driver, W. J. Du- ree ot Houston, was not jured. he uncoupled the truck- aclor and moved It clear of 10 burning trailer. Tho fire originated at the ght rear tandem wheels which egan smouldering while DePree as traveling west toward Vlc- oria. He pulled over to the shoulder t the highway and attempted o stop tho tire from smouldcr- ng a hand fire extinguish- ir. After that attempt failed, topped three other trucks and more tire extinguish- rs in further futile attempts (o top (he burning. Sent .Then, the entire trailer burst nlo flames and three fire unlls vcre dispatched to tha scene. Bremen had to smash a large lole in one side ot the burning rallor In order to get to Ilames. Tho one-third part of he cargo lhat was saved was ocaled next to the front of the raller. Firemen finally got the >laze under control shortly at- er an hour and a half alter Iho fire broke oul. The cargo contained about 830 cases of cigarettes and chewing obacco being transported from fouston lo Corpus Each case contained 60 cartons. Highway Patrolman Rodney Sissom mndc the Investigation md remained at Ihe scene un- til 10 a.m. to direct traffic around the wreckage until It could be moved by a local rucking firm. Near Overpass Scene of the fire was nt a point lust west of the Loop 175 over- pass construction site. Another fire caused dam- age Saturday afternoon at Pa- dilla's Lounge, 2802 Port Lava- ca Drive. Firemen said a discarded cigarette was thrown In a trash (See TRAILER, Page 10A) Little Leaguer To Play Despite Parent Protest GALVESTON, Tex. (AP) loberl Williams, Ihe 12-year-old -Htle League baseball star who s quilting the Galvcston Opti- mist League because he wasn't allowed to pitch after protests by parents of other players, will get to play baseball this summer after all. Several other leagues lave Invited him. Williams was withdrawn from a game Friday night by offi- cials of the Optimist League, who said they had a petition signed by 38 parents. The pell- ion said the parents feared for the safety of their children In playing against "polished base- >all players such AS Robert Wil- iams." The boy didn't pilch but went o shortstop where he starred al bat as his team, Ihe Cubs, beat the Dodgers 11-1. After Ihe. game, the boy's ather, Cant. Robert Williams Sr., said he was withdrawing the boy from the league. He charged that Robert had been threatened and that a baseball was thrown at him. The petition Saturday bore the names of 42 parents when it was shown to newsmen by W. C Smllh, manager of Ihc Opttmls League, the parents said the ould withdraw their sons from 10 baseball program if Wil- ams was allowed to continue laying. Williams had pitched only four nnings this season and struck ut 12 batters while walking two, 5Ut he had hit no one with his ast ball. THE WEATHER Partly cloudy and continued warm Sunday and Monday. ay time southerly winds at 10 o 20, with gusts reaching 2S m.p.h. Expected Sunday tem- peratures: High 93, low 77. South Central Texas: Partly iloudy and warm Sunday and 'fonday. High Sunday 90-102. Saturday temperatures: High 2, low 78. Tides (Port Lavaca-Port O'Connor Lows at a.m. and p.m. Highs at p.m. Sunday and a.m. ilonday, Barometric pressure at s e level: 29.96. Sunset Sunday: Sunrise Monday: This mrurmatlon bawd on