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   Advocate (Newspaper) - June 26, 1964, Victoria, Texas                                THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 119th 50 TELEPHONE H3 V-1U1 VICTORIA, TEXAS FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 1964 1M4 14 Cents Brutality Charges at Police SALT, WATER BARRIER Guadalupe-Blanco River 'Authority directors made an inspection Thursday at the site of their proposed salt water barrier near the mouth of the Guadalupe, and en- gineers drawing of which is shown here. The bar- rier is designed not to impede flow 'of fresh water downstream, but only .to protect against threatened salt water encroachment. The channel leading off eastward in the upper right area is the intake for the Calhoun County canal system, protection of which is vital against salt water since the system provides water for the Union Carbine plant and Calhoun County rice irrigation. Local Kitten Found Rabid A six-weeks 'old kitten from a home near Ball Air- port has been found to be rabid. Dr. Roy G. Reed, di- rector of the Clly-County Health Unit, said Thursday nighl. The animal came from an area between Norlhside Es- tales and Highland Estates, Reed said, and cautioned any persons in the area with sick animals to seek treat- ment immediately, and to avoid being bitten while bringing such animals to a veterinarian. Reed also asked that ani- mals of the area not Vac- cinated in the recent rabies immunization program be given the shots as soon as possible. "The source of this rabies case, probably a skunk, is still at Reed said, in emphasizing the potential danger. GBRA Directors Eye Barrier Site By ROY GRIMES Advocate staff Writer Directors of the Guadalupe River Authority made a site in: spection Thursday at the'loca- tion of their proposed salt wa- ter barrier hear the mouth of the. Guadalupe after conducting their regular monthly meeting at the Bayslde lodge of Dr. J. E. Bauer, Refugio County rhem- Ser qf the board. County officials and civic leaders from Refugio, San Pa- tricia and Aransas counties were guests at a noon fish-fry given by Dr. Bauer, and later joined the GBRA. directors in their inspection of the salt wa- ter barrier site. A permit hearing set for 10 a.m. Tuesday before the Texas Water Commission in Austin and discussion of other matters Coiiiicilnien Sent' Digest Of City's Budget Needs oricerning the salt water bar- ier were among the main items n the monthly meeting's agen- a. Included were decisions on IB filial easements and righls- f-way required to begin con- traction of the barrier. An offer from Mrs. Edna Has- elfleld, Refugio County land- wner, ,to 9.54 acres of and needed on the west side of le river, minus mineral rights, or was accepted by the ward. At the same time, mendation from Gene Day, Porl Lavaca attorney representing le board in negotiating wit? 3yde Bauer fpr 11.16 acres .0! and required on the opposite ide of the .dam site, also was dopted. Day recommended tha lauer be offered per acre n addition 'to for con truction rights-of-way over oth er portions of his land. General Manager'' Robert H By TOM E. FITE Advocate Staff Writer A two-page digest of the re- quests for funds, primarily new funds, by various city depart- ment heads has been prepared .for city councilmen, and actual formulation of the 1965 city budget will be getting under way in the next two weeks, City Manager John Lee said Thurs- day. "The report is just being sent out today and I would prefer not to make any comments on the departmental requests until councilmen have had an op- portunity to .study Lee said. Size of the actual budget; vhich probably will be formal y adopted in September ant ecome effective on Oct. 1, wll" lepend "on how much the coun il wants to cut out" of the equests as submitted by de- partment heads, Lee said. (council members ilso have some pet projects o consideration as planning gets under ceiving budget _ way, he continued. Just how many projects coun cilmen are contemplating, am heir nature, is not known a present hut one of them likelj will be consideration of an ad minislrative assistant for the city manager. Mayor Kempcr Williams Jr (See DIGEST, Page 6) Jack Weaver of San Antonio in town and proving to all he still retains his sense of humor Maude Harrison reminding that the American Rod Cross officer election will be at the luncheon today at Totah's Motel J. L. Brady ex- plaining that good looks and i good personality go a long way toward success Bill Ken drick aboard the U.S.S. Crow on reserve maneuvers out of Gal veslon Herman Pargac un dergqing surgery at Santa Rosa Hospital, San Antonio, and now in Room 532 Vincent Ripp; montl Jr. explaining that any shade of red is his favorite color R. S. Harrison o Fullerton, Calif., due in Victoria for a visit with the W. R Swanks, just back from the Val ley Bob Seerden and Mike Green competing with Jim Cor ley and Byron Goad in a game of handball friends and out for his afternoon nap a" "Shangri La" Joe Stabbs o Placedo in town on business Mildred Foss coming to the con elusion that hard labor increase a'man's appetite and may no do the necessary trick of reduc ing A. J. Carter doing fine after undergoing surgery at the Methodist Hospital in Houston Sharon Kay and Sandr, Ray Stakop, daughters the G R. Stalcvps, vacationing in the Hill Country the Ray Me Daniels due to celebrate a wed dmg anniversary, today Minly Corpus vaca- tioning .here with the David Dd- Aaa Simota reminc of the rummage sale to be held starting at a.m. Satur HoUis Newton's relatives skippinj heir own" whic pe h will be re the Today's Chuckle When a man forgets him- self, he usually does some- thing that everyone else re- members. Vahrenkamp told the board tha he only opposition at'Tuesday's tearing on a permit for con- structing the barrier is expect- ed to come from a'number of andowners below the barrier. Despite assurances from GBRA engineers that the.flow of fresh vater down the river will not be impeded in any way by the salt water structure, Vahren- camp said, some of these land- owners are still apprehensive hat salt water encroaching up he river will be unfit for their livestock. On the other hand, the gen era! manager reported, a num- ber of agencies and industrial spokesmen will be on hand at he hearing to urge the absolute necessity of the salt water bar- ier as a protective measure against encroachment of salt water into the Calhoun County canal system now operated by Awards Go To Local Jaycees Ads-ocale Net's service DALLAS Victoria Jaycees received two top national horn ors Thursday at the 44th an- nual convention of the United States Junior Chamber of Com- merce here. The local organization took first place honors for its out- standing contributions in the area of agriculture and conser- vation and also for Us local lublication. Ken Osterberger, n a t i o n al vice president of the U.S. Jay- cees, announced the two cita- Jons at a special awards lunch- eon in Dallas Memorial Audi torium. The chapter was praised by sterberger for a highly creative and comprehen- sive publication designed to stimulate community interest in the .activities the Jay.cees while keeping the membership of the' chapter''Wire'of Tine; Tyi: al need for continued commu- nity'service." In relation to the other award, e said, "Y, o li r chapter's ensible use of national resourc- and the development of soil rates. s an accomplishment for which .11 Jaycees can The agriculture award was lie result of a scrapbook en- ered by the Victoria chapter ncluding clippings about its ighly successful livestock show, ts Young Farmer award gram and other activities imllar nature; The chapters of juarter-million-member USJCC rganizalion compete yearly, or these awards. A majority of the Jay- (See JAYCEES, Page >BRA. Vahrenkamp told the direc tors that the outlet works at Canyon Dam above New Braun- fels were closed for the first time on June 15, and lhat im- mediate rainfall in that area re suited in the first accumulation of water behind the dam. The level of the water rose to a height of about 16.8 feet above the outlet works, he said, am (See GBRA, Page ANNUAL CONTEST Linda Haschke Named Farm Bureau Queen Linda Haschke, 18-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Karl Haschke of Rt. 5, was named queen Farm ning before a crowd of about 250 persons at a contest in Our Lady of Victory cafelorium. Miss Haschke was crowne il rates. Motorists in Bowie :h Gregg, Rusk, Smith, Upshu and Galveston County will ge 15 general decreases, with th n- largest increases set for Ncwi HOUSTON Lone Star Tex-.iles Inc., Guadalupe V a 1 1 e y -otton Mills division, of Cuero, las filed a complaint again si tho Textile Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO, concerning .he conduct of an election a ride by the suspect. About two outside of Cuero, he said, the driver of tho car pulled n pistol on him, clckcd him In the stomach and robbed him of about Tho victim was treated at a County. 15 Down .5 per In Cuero, Clifford W. Potter. Regional NLRB director, hospital Thursday night 'or bruises, and remained there In 1963, collision rales were for observation. 8.4 per cent above 1962 rates. Low Losses Comprehensive Down Its complaint, the comany claims that pro-union employes worked toward a Ruiz obtained tho license of the 1053 Mercury stallonwag-on, DL 6243, and Cuero officers J6 per cent, a drop resulting from low 1963 hail and wind storm V to threaten and intemi date employes eligible to it to James' Willie McGee of Corpus acts of misconduct who said that James Medical payments Up part of tho pro -union borrowed It earlier In Ihe per cent because of increaset costs of hospital services. Applied to commercial auto the rale change will amount a drop of 11.1 per cent In bodl injury liability and an Increas of .8 per cent of personal are alleged by Lone Star Textiles. The company that the results of the election 6e set aside, and that a new election bo ordered. In tho June 17 election, the vote was 176 to 105 in favor Roadblocks Set Tho robbery was reported about 6 p.m. and Immediately a series of roadblocks were thrown up around Cuero, and at roads leading from Cuero at age liability, for an averaj decrease of 6.7 per cent. The board expects the ra zi changes to drop insurance pr ra miums paid in Texas about million a year. Auto insuranc ?J} sold In Texas last year the Textile Workers Union of America servo as their collective bargalnng agent. Potter, director of Region 23 said that a field examiner from the regional office would be sen la Cuero to investigate t h Gollad and Yoakum. Roadblocks at Victoria wore Ihrown up on the Cuero highway, on Highway 77, and on the Upper and Lower Mission Valley Roads. They were removed about p.m. however. million. n.e Factors in the rales He indicated, however that his office was "snowed Sheriff Wlllard Worlh-ington of Cuero said that as ol insurance for me under 25, which has In the and that he couldn't es llmale the date that the Thursday night officers had found no trace of either the (See RATES, Page would of the suspect. Navy Teams Fail to Find Trace of Missing Youths PHILADELPHIA, Miss. (AP) hundred dungaree-clad sail- ors, under presidential order, GOT ROOM FOR US? Youre not packed for until, you phone vacation your Hill- crert arrange i far The Victoria Advocate to: be mtUed to your summer ad- Officer Relieved Of Duty Gnseinau Asks Probe by FBI By JAMBS SIMONS Advocate Staff Wrller Police brutality charges were hurled, a police officer was temporarily relieved of duty and Police Chief John Guscman called for an investigation by the FBI Thursday In connection with an allercnllon at the police station that resulted In injuries to an 18-year-old boy. James A. Watklns, father of he Injured youlh, David Wat- kins, of 3005 E. Rio Grande St., claimed that his son was bru- tally boalen while In handcuffs at police headquarters Wednes- day morning. He said Thurs- day night lhat ho plans lo file charges against four police of- ficers in connection with the In- cident. Temporality suspended from duty was City Patrolman Gary Taylor. Guseman said the sus- pension would be In effect pend- ing the outcome of the FBI in- vestigation.- Severe, Injuries Guseman Issued t statement In which he said: "I have requested the Houston field office of the Federal Bu- reau of Investigation to make a complete and thorough inves- tigation regarding the Injuries Walklns who was ar- rested for drunk and malicious mischief and subsequently con- fined to Citizens Hospital with severe injuries, "This Investigation was re- quested with complete agree- ment with Mr.r J. A. Watkuis, ho father of David. Officer Relieved "Officer Gary Taylor has been relieved of duty pending the completion of the FBI investi- gation." The investigation was called o see if Watklns' civil rights iad been violated and If ex- cessive force was used by Tay- lor. Meanwhile, a drunk charge was filed in corporation court against the youth on a complaint signed by Det. Lt. Bob Win ley and police said a disturbing the peace chargo Is expected to be lodged Friday. Malicious Mischief A charge of malicious mis- chief was filed in county court Wednesday on a complainl signed by Jake Pina, a police officer, at whose homo dam- age was allegedly sustained by rocks thrown by the youth. The boy's father said he con- ferred with County Ally. W. W. Kllgore Thursday afternoon about having aggravated assaull charges filed against Taylor, Sgt. Raymond Curnulte, Patrol- man Gayle Bing and a fourth, unidentified officer. "My son will be able to Iden- tify him as soon as he recovers from his Watklns said. Fractured Skull The youth was reported In good condition Thursday night with a fractured skull, broken jaw, a blackened eye, and other (See CHARGES, Page e) ing youths' charred station wag- on was found Tuesday, At Jackson, Aaron Henry T the National dress. Or, ask for your saved and delivered lo when you return. search for three missing civil rights workers. As a darkness settled over this tense east-central Mississip- pi town, the sailors boarded trucks and returned to their quarters at the nearby Meridi- an Naval Auxiliary Air Station. 'They found a state highway patrol official (old newsmen. "The search will be resumed tomorrow at first a Navy spokesman said. "We will in- crease to 200 men if the situa- tion warrants." The spokesman refused to comment on whether Navy search parties unearthed i any clues, saying such information must come from the Defense Department fa Washington. President Johnson made 200 sailors at be Meridian: base available for the widening search. The second hundred I were held in reserve Thursday. The sailors fanned cut OB foot low toe aroa worn tea mice- THE WEATHER Partly cloudy Friday through Saturday. Scattered mostly aft- fo Winds from east at 8 less except gusty in vi- cinity or Ex- pected Friday temperatures: High 96, low 74. Sooth Central Texas: Partly cloudy through Saturday with scattered mostly afternoon and evening Uiundenhowers. Highs Saturday 68-86. Thursday temperatures: High low 74. an inch; total for year to date: nor Low at p.m. 13.96 inches. Tides (Port Lavac-Port O'Oon Friday. High at 7: U a.m. and low'at p.m. Saturday. Barometric pressure at sea level: 30.02. Sunset Friday: Sunrise Saturday: Association for the Advance mcnt of Colored People, called for NAACP volunteers to join the summer civil rights projec's in this state. j He lold presidential trouble-! shooter Allen Dulles, shortly be- fore Dulles' departure for Wash-: ington, the disappearance of the trio had set off a movement "to: bring more people rather "than to Mfillssippl for civil rights work. The summer project, spon- sored by several civil rights groups, is designed to push Ne- gro voter registration and edu- cational opportunities. The sailors joined in the ex- haustive hunt during the after- noon. Peeling off into search teams, the unarmed sailors began Thursday of combing the Neshoba County forest area. They, were led by two naval officers and Joe Sul- livan, Identified as an FBI In- spector from Washington. The search was Intensified as fears mounted that the three youths, missing since Sunday, might not be alive. They are Mi- chael Schwemer, 24, and Andy (See SEARCH, Page ElECTHW HANDBOOKS lines IteptMlcaa trc Key la Wilck TV and Ra4lo Tatty 111 I.   

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