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Advocate (Newspaper) - June 30, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 119th 54 HI H4S1 2 Victorians Die in Crash Station Wagon Overturns On Curve Near Vanderbilt Two Victorians were killed Monday after the sta- tion wagon in which they were riding overturned a half mile south of Vanderbilt on PM Road 616. Killed outright was Miss Vernette Hyder, 36. of 109 Griffith Drive. Alex Haynes, 54, of 1307 ME Water, proprietor of Hayries Barbecue Pit, died about p.m in a. local hospital where was brought by ainbu _ The accident occurred about 1 WO p.m. Highway Patrolman Ralph VT McCIendon said the car, a 1963 f 0111114 model station wagon, was pro- A VIAU.1H ceding toward Vanderbilt a the time, of the accident. He said the auto approached a curve at too high a rate o speed, although signs warned service tliat safe speed was 30 m.p.h. Goliad youths The station wagon failed to were killed early Monday mom- make the curve, went off the ing when struck by an automo- left side of the highway, and bile 1.3 mles north of Refugio overturned twice. Both Haynes on the Goliad Highway, and Miss Hyder were thrown Dead were David Eidson 18 from the vehicle. and Rosendo Flores 19. A Psencik ambulance from Miguel Garza Gonzales, 29. who Ganado picked up the body of was badly hurt, was treated at Miss Hyder, later transferring Refugio County Hospital before il to Cook Funeral Home in being transferred to Corpus Edna which is in charge of fu neral arrangements. Arrangements for Haynes were still incomplete lateMon day night Home. at Lytle Funera School Study Panel Named For Cuero Advocate Newj Service CUERO-Officers of the Cuen School Study Committee wer elected Monday night. Following lhe election, a seven-member sub-committee was appointed to make recommendations on an objeclive and the study group. Elected without opposition were Jim Farr, chairman; Mik Jcnson, vice-chairman; an Mrs. Don Stiles, secretary. The purpose of the study committee, which was appointei by the Cuero School Board, is to make recommendations to the board on facilities needed bj Cuero Independent School Dis Sept! 26 .as lhe date election. the committee, the board is no Perez, Sylvester Green, Dr. Richard Stratton Dr. F. A. Prather, Henry Shep- pard and Norman McPherson Farr and Supt. Marvin Kirkman James of _ mi jvinai will serve as non-voting ex of ficio members of the sub-corn mittee. Farr requested the group to East report to the full committee no (See PANEL, Page ;7) Patrick Tucker of England and here with the Shakespeare Festival gelling acquainted wilh "peculiar" animals with humps on their backs which turned oul to be Brahma bulls Miss Rehecca Ray doinf her part to inform Suburbar Home Demonstration Club on the art of "Table Setting" The Kemper City 4-H Club to hold its achievement night Tues hot weather conditioning postcarding from the City and wishing friends were it, even man uwuj puiuil- ting that the birthday he-was Earlier Monday, before the celebrating his "24Ui" commission's action, Joe DeaV Beanie Splej wishing the deer ey, presidtnt of the A. H. Belo .would be as gentle, come hunt- Corp., which publishes .the Dai- ing season, u they are now Us Morning News, said'pobUea- tofer Schwterett making amtfen of the diary came wltST ahead In the depart- tbe right to know." ment of eating, both before and Ranking said the seven-mem after mealtimes T. ber commiarioo is aerioaaty SbleUs marking his birthday concerned by disclosure of tbe tKflyt He told reporter, the geart oTVictona College dorng commission has been advised Teus that document wcured by tfac Dallas polica aad tben post graduate work At Refugio Christ's Memorial Medical Cen- ler. Highway Patrolman Fred Cle- mente of Refugio, who investi- gated the said the youths were apparenily asleep in a roadway when they were struck by a car driven by Rene Albert Medrano, also of Goliad. Didn't See Them Justice of the Peace John Steele pronounced the two men dead at the scene, lie said wheels of the car passed over the sleeping youths. Clements said Medrano did not see the men in time to ap- ply the car's brakes. Services for Eidson will be Union Reply Given In held at p.m. Tuesday at Ihe family home in Goliad, and at 4 p.m. at Conception Cath- olic Church, with the Rev. Ed- ward Kercher officiating. Burial will be in Flores Catholic Cenie- n sisters, Mrs. Justa T. Lupe Eidson and ss upe sn an Miss Patricia Eidson, all of Go- his parents., Mr Goliad; four sisters, Mrs. Del Eva Rubio and Miss Olivia areas. Rubio of Goliad, and Mrs. Lucia Clinton, Ind.; Jr' Today's Chuckle Parking space: An unoc- cupied area along tbe curb- ing on the other side of the street. TEXAS, TUESDAY, JUNE 30, 1964 RuralGroupWinsFight For Open Tax Hearings JL O OUT-GREW OARAGE After 34 years of ham- mering, caulking, sanding and painting, Morgan Lambei-tson, 76, of South Amboy, N, J., had his boat ready for launching. The only problem was get- ting the 40-foot cabin cruiser out of his garage for its scheduled trip to the ocean Monday. Neighbors, like the man and boy pictured, offered. Lambert- son assistance in tearing down a wall to make room for the boat to pass through. (AP Photo) By BEN PRAUSE Advocate Staff Writer CUERO-Objections filed by a company in regard to a gov- voted emmont conducted election Equalization Pleas Made To County No Tax Hike Necessary By ROY GRIMES Advocate Staff Writer Victorla: County Commission ers Court recessed Its first ses sion as the county board of equalization subject to call Mon- day after hearing questions on Iheir valuations from upwards of 30 taxpayers and making a num- ber of minor adjustments on assessments. There were no major protests Monday, hi contrast to last y e a r's equalization hearings when David B. Lack, owner of Lack's Stores, Inc. carried his dissatisfaction with the county's assessment methods to the point of filing a lawsuit and bringing "T> about the establishment of a VI ill 11 tax equalization bu 1TJ.JLJ.1 W reau in the county lax office. Estimates from County Tax Labor Relations Boarc" in Hous- Assessor-Collector H. Campbell ton. Dodson and from Thomas Y. here last June 17 were branded f A L, Motfcr'alMteS as "having absolutely no lcn of Amcrlca- AFL-CIO, se rve record will be setin total valua- merit" by a union lepresenta- as lne'r collective bargaining 'Ions this year with the amount agent. exceeding for the first In its objections, the com-Ume' Increase Due live Monday. Objections concerning con- duct of the election were filed by Lone Star Textiles Inc., pany claims pro-union employes worked toward a calculated ef- r. LUVYUIU a caicuiaiea ei- GuadaUipe Cotton Mills fort lo threaten and intimidate Division of Cuero, with the 23rd regional office of lhe National The estimates contemplate a total of about repre- senting an increase of approxi- company asks that results of mately over last year's Redistricting Ruling Hit DALLAS legisla- tive redislricting iruling of the U. S. Supreme Court will give the election be set aside and a total valuations of new election be ordered. About of this in- James Blaekwell, international crease will be added to the rolls representative of-the-Textile construction Workers Union, said he is improvements to property were rwcueu, nve Umi itively certain the objeclions both inside and the bodies were recovered and 12 panel should have rural repre will ,be dismissed by the reg-city.of Victoria. The increase in Had, and Mrs. Maria Busta- Dallas and other major Texas manle of Poteet; six brothers, c.ltl.es tn" Juan, Pedro and Thomas, all of Goliad, Henry and Louis of San hmlttl Anlonio, and Ramon of Poteet. cities too loud a voice in the capital, Lt. 'Gov. Preston said Monday. Smith spoke to lhe convention r unerai arrangements tor no- of the International Oil I sendo Flores Rubio were incom- Superintendents Association, plele Monday night, with Artero Of the Supreme Court ruling -iat both houses of a legislature must be elected on a popula< lion basis. Smith said this o and Mrs. Daniel G. Rubio of man, one vote" formula will re- sult In unfair representation in i.ii o, ouiu in unidii i eaeiiiiiuuii In phine Ybarbo of Goliad, Miss lhe Texas Legislature for rural Srnith noted one Harris, Tar- A. "it Bexar-will have 11 with the Air Force in the Far state senators, while the other 250 ccunties will have only 20. One sparsely populated Wesl Texas district would extend more than 320 miles and be as cision, Smith said. Jn the election, employes and Co., the county's tax 176 to 105 in favor of Consultants _ on and in Idling the Textile Workers Un- dustrial valuations, gave sound indication that another all-time ional director.as haying abso- merit." Blackwell also said he is cer- tain there will be no need for another election. may be appealed to the National Labor Relations Board in Wash- ington, D. C. In other developments Mon- day, Blackwell invited company ecke, principal stockholder in lhe company representatives. big as the State of Arkansas under one proposal for comply- "iav.iwvcn amu wameu to ing wilh the Supreme Court de- discuss the conduct of the com- rticiftn Omilli coir] YlvtmikT t FBI Will Investigate Oswald Diary Release WASHINGTON (AP) The Warren Commission decided Monday to request the FBI to turned over to the FBI along FBI." When asked whether the now its achievement night Tues- iu day at 8 p.m. at the Kemper investigate the newspaper pub- City School friends cffi. of the diary of Lee Har- _u_vev Oswald, accused assAMm nl ing Ken Nathan, Colonel, after assassin his promotion to that Tank in "JJ'tent F- Kennedy, the Air Force Keserve e dec'sion was announced Mrs. George Filley approving' of by Ji Lee Rankin, chief counsel hot weather even without air of high-level investigating recalling the days of railroading Rankm told reporters lhe when he felt people hated to be commission headed by Chief Jus- stopped by long freight trains, Uce Earl Warren wants the FBI but discovering one who uses discover, if possible, "how the time to catch up on reading dtery was obtained and matter Barbara awl Henry wnom obtained from." The Dallas Morning News Waldorf Astoria in New York carried copyright stories over weekend, quoting the dairy ald f nmrw uKxmoatg coe live-pOUOa ltc tufivw in MOKQW in troW he caught on the weekend October, 1969, until he left Rus- and admitting he was proud of sia in early 1962, after having as a veteran fisher- refused Russian citizen- Lamny Pagw admit- ship. iiiciKja wcic wuui vxniuui leuis: r'aruy there also Waflace Bern- by Oswald from the time cloudy and warm Tuesday and fa Wednesday witJi scattered most- ly afternoon and evening show- ers and' thundershowers. Tuesday 90-100. Monday temperatures: High 96, low 76. (Port Lavaca-Port O'Connor High at a.m. and low at a.m. Tuesday. with a high at a.m. and, low. at am Wednesday. Barometric pressure at tea 28.97. Sunset Tuesday Sunrise Wednesday Tlili Information buw) on with many other documents." The commission has been ad vised "the also, he Dallas commission is concerned -u, leaks from the commission went on, that self, he replied: police were furnished copies of all the docu- ments they turned over to the THE WEATHER Clear to partly cloudy and warm Tuesday through Wednes- day wilh a few widely scattered afternoon and evening showers and Ihundershower, Winds southeasterly, al five lo 15 rn.p.h. Expected Tuesday tem- peratures: High 96, low 75. South Central Texas: Partly was not lhe FBI or the com mission. a'udcpnd He explained that ttie com- George; E. 2001 mission Is worried about lhe in-Afre: J- W. Holub, 105 E. Sabine cident because its members feel Clifford Cox, 408 W. Stayton; J that evidence coming out piece- E- McCord, 1807 E. Warren; M meal could be misleading to the Kolodzey of lhe ArnoH Road public, and wants'to discover Eugene MuUchler, 1702 Locust whether there exists the possi- r N. Heldenfels of HeMenfels bility of leaks of any other ma- Bros. Gravel Co.; Guadalupe terial of importance in the In- Rendon, 3405 E. Juan Linn franir ''om U.S. Victoria Otflo. ITMUMr Burau Bwvktn, 'We think we know that it C. A. Dickerson Jr., 1708 Frank McCoy, 402 Avenue and others. vestigation. He said, however, that the disclosure of the diary does not prejudice the Investigation of any specific points, and added that the.FBI is being used be- cause it is making all the in vestigation reports for tbe com mission. v wmxr, was sugnuy aj; WlUiam A. McKenZle, lawyer when she was knocked from Oswald feels the material 20 Cents cent, banded toge'lher under on? Lentz called for lhe .leadership of Aron Kolle, order' pointing out that "we Slerbert Wischkaemper and can Bet much moro accom- others and demanded that each P'ished if we limit II lo one case be reviewed publicly. person talking at a time." 'Representatives' 'Not RH Easy Job' lo Lcntz told the group, "I'm in- meet with the board, the stral- (crested In hearing whal you egy was set: He told Sandhop people have to say. Sitting in and the four members of th e one of theso chairs is not an board who were at the meeting easy job. But we're trying to hat everyone present Including <J0 the best job possible.' two reporters, were his repre- and that be wasn't going In without them. Board Chairman Zac Ltntz asked Kolle hop's office to discuss the situation. i unnn. imauceu HAMILTON, Bermuda "Not wllhout the vjry 'air and very conscientious Two U.S. Air Force planes of Kolle replied. abou' il. Air Rescue Test Ends In Tragedy the Gemini two-man space proj- uumu aaum uiai uie uoor on a ect collided during a parachute be closed again for a moment so very cordial note, about oporation and Into the lhe members could talk 11 over. I Atlantic Ocean Monday on a test After perhaps a minute, the door rescue mission (limed for train ------J "J were only seven known sur- vivors. An Air Force spokesman al Klndley-Air Force Base saW seven meti were rescued, five oil, gas and Industrial valua- tions Is figured at' approximate- ly oume reports inaicaiea BU 01 us on me uoara. II was'explained that the bulk tne 'seven rescued men appar- "And you've been doing all of the new ent'y parachuted for their fives, this behind closed doors. I was r_ ui uie hew perm- if either side disagrees with anent equalization bureau will One account said the the regional director's decision, not be. reflected in this year's' on the objections, the matter tax rolls, although many of ently parachuted for their fives One account said the planes trailed pararescue men balling these adjustmnets are being added to the rolls as they are made. H. W. Jennison, the vet- eran tax office deputy who is in charge of this work, has laid oul 11 aiicu paiaiestuo men uamng meet wmi jruu uy myseiL, oe- oul as the aircraft plunged into cause I knew It wouldn't UIV11CU UUUIpUny VI lulo wuijl, UttS JalU OUI officials lo a debate over Radio a detailed program aimed al Station KCFH in Cuero. Black- well said he believes the public is interested in hearing and knowing the whole story. The challenge to debate was issued by mail to A. Frank Kel- unomciaity oy tne court and make equalizing every parcel of prop- rty In this county. No Increase The increase in valuations sustains previous budget esti- made unofficially by the be necessary this year In the -----i tre ud-caadiy uiis year In UlC basis, of one-sixth of aclual Blackwell said he wanted to value. Among taxpayers who ap- (See UNION, Page 7) peered before the board of equalization Monday were Mrs. Grace L. Wacker, 1116 Pine: Alvln Schoenfeld, 1008 E. Killer; Vira. Teresa Fromnie of the Old Bloomington Road, Lupe Cortez 1204 Brunhild; Alfred Posl, 601 N. Brownson; J. M. Mtorl, 3106 Arroyo Drive; Antonio. Zepeda 812 E. Red River; W. R. Carg of the Halleltsville Highway; A. A. Lynch Jr., 210 Dundee 't-Lane; W. C. Daniel, 506 Third; A. H. Harris, 4806 Lilac Dickerson Jr., 1708 B Virginia; Erwin Hensel, 10CH Melrose; Josepha Rivera, 207 S Bon Jo Nell Ulrich, of .907 Wheeler, was slightly in N lured Patrolman Sanchez. briefly when in r sassmation wiM not be comptet-are toSnJ Republican (See FBI, 7) wased c w. Cooveo- soujht Monday night. The did not requir. hoapHalhatiooT Sister Quits Castro Gang MEXICO CITY (API-A slslef of Prime Minister Fidel Castro his broken away from his regime hi Cuba, accusing him of be- traying .his revolution ami turning the country over to communism and the Soviet Union. Juaolta Castro Rut, one of seven Castro brothers and sisters, announced her break [D Mexican commen- tator Guillermo Vela on a television program taped during the evening for broadcast Monday night. She would not disclose how she came here from Cuba. Declaring lhal there are political prisoners In Cuba, she called the island "an enormous prison rounded by waler." VISD Valuation Hikes Draw Sharp Protests By PAT W1TTE Advocate Slaff Writer Thirty rural taxpayers successfully staged a tour de force Monday and forced the Victoria Independent School District's Board of Equalization to hold open tax hearings. The showdown came about p.m. at tbe school district's Administration Building, whore the board lad been hearing the ing purposes. There were 24 men In Iho olhers were missing as a search continued off Bermuda's south coasts. don't'have anyone Some reports Indicated all of us on the board. the sea. However good." the spokesman at Kolle (See TEST, Page 7) __ij But the rural property-own me i ui ui piuutliy-uwn- its, protesllng t a x valuation became no sy and contusing, increases ranging up to 110 per Wlth several people talking at banded together Knlln. pornirag moro accom- Later, Lcntz said: "I do want to say this In be- iirman zac na'f Fred I think to step into Sand- llone a wonderful Job. It's 'for'just a minute nls responsibility to assess this e situation. properly, and I think ha'sbeen The board asked that the door g.u.i.uf.u w i.ntiuLU, I LI 13 IIHS OUlEEillCd was opened and Sandhop an- most of Kolle said, "and nounced that-the hearings woulc be moved to the larger chamber simulated In each used by the hoard of trustees, Monday night there present coulc attend, Larger Room After lhe group had moved, to lhe larger room, Kolle, address- ing the ,board, saW that th sentative. "We're all rural peo- pie he said, "and we don't' have anyone to represen1 this behind closed doors. I was ready lo go home, rather than meet with you by myself, be- also said that school nuwever, me spoilsman at aiso said uiat s____ Kindley, about four miles from costs are loo high, and thai lhe crash scene, two miles at rural property has aiready sea, said there were Indications taxed to the limit. that all seven jumped us sched- Wischkaemper was next: uled before the collision. "I have never been opposed A Gemini capsule was In lhe lo school he said. ''Like water at the lime and Air Force everyone else, I'm In favor, o photographers were in small belter education. But the condl- boats filming a pararescue tlon ot agriculture today is such training film. that the farmer can't stand Some reports from the scene another raise In taxes." auoled an eyewitness as saying Bond Issues Cited the planes were flying on the I think il may be of some help lo the board, loo." Similar Meeting "I think it will be beneficial lo lhe entire Lonl? added. Another, similar meeting will be held Thursday a.m. at the Administration Building, although the board of equaliza- tion will continue lo meet with dissatisfied taxpayers indi- vidually through Wednesday. The rural property-owners' demand for the open meeting was perhaps their only victory day. Most of th-e tax- payers, Interviewed after they Icfl Sanclhop's office, reported little or no luck in having their taxes adjusted. "I jusl wasted my said Benny Spies, "They wouldn't change a thing." Spies said tho new increase was about 25 per cent higher than before. the planes were Hying on the At another point Wlschkaemp same course when they touched, er said, "I've always voted for The wing of one plane tore off, school bond issues, and I'll prob- ably vote for the next one, too auif ruio ivi me neAi une, too. f'cwcu repuricu any .u But a slluallon Is being created success was Mrs. Frances they felinloUie the wll-here which will make It very ness said. "After the collision difficult for another bond issue I saw two people parachute out, 10 pass "Go lo the bankers, the Imple- LODGE SAYS South Viet Nam War No GOP Vote-Getter WASHINGTON Cabot Lodge said Monday night i. the reason he thinks the co of the South Viet Nam should not be a political Issue is lhat "I don't see how It gets votes" for the Republicans, n Lodge, whose term as ambus sador to Saigon expired Mon- T. day, was accepted by President Johnson with warm praise of his services, said he feels overriding duty to the was to come home to campaign to get the GOP presidential nomination for Pennsylvania Gov. William W. Scranton. The retiring ambassador, __. 1960 Republican vice-preslden- :ial nominee, ran into a Repub- lican storm of disagreement to his stated position that the hos- tilities In South Viet Nam are "on tbe track" and that he doesn't see how the Johnson ___ administration's course there her could be made a political Issue. In response lo questions sub- mitted to htm by Wes Gallagher, general manager of The Asso- Press, Lodge said be home because of mes- ,_ tram friends "woo to see an do UM right to this, campaign." Be said 'iai assured his return will 'make a difference to Gov. g Scran ton'i campaign." rl The questions directed at Lodt. had been asked of him in Saigon. But he said he pre- ferred lo deter replies until his the conduct resignation as ambassador wenl war into effect Monday. The questions and Lodge's an swers follow: Q. Gov. Scranton d'sagreet with you that the war In South Viet Nam should not be an Issue in the campaign. Now that you are supporting him how do you ___ his expect to resolve Ibis differ- country ence? A. I have not said il should not be an Issue. I have said I don't see how It could be. I don't see how It gets the you can make it a good Issue. you have a disaster in for- eign relations, then that be- to comes an issue whether the politicians make It one or not Happily I see no prospect of any disaster. Q. How da you propose to overcome Sen. Gokhvater's long -----lead for the- nomination? And sub- why did you wait to long to come home to enter tte cam- want- sure t thing I r< Sen Asso- paign With L not A. That's two questions. respect to tbe first OM, I'm _. ire be has such a king lead remember when the AP g -m. Till a long over Elsenhower in 1982. You take the delegate pledges face value. {The AP's survey of the 1JOB know T) can't Wischkaemper One or Iwp limes lhe meelmg no sy and contusing, The meeling ended, on a i., two hours alter it started. !'Ttils meeting has satisfied Only Success Anolhcr landowner, Marion Kolle, said he and his brother, Linwood Kolle, had similar suc- cess. Their valuation was KJWIIU XJliCU J. il U X VUIUUUUII WUa At another point Wlschkaemp- raised from an aero to said. "I've alwavs volprf fnr an acre. The only properly owner in- terviewed who reported any Matejicek, who lives on an eight-acre form near fnez. She said the valuation had aeon Increased an acre, but :hat the board agreed Monday to leave the rate us it had been before. Most of the others, however, related lhat their valuation had been raised 30 50 per cent. The biggest jump was re- ported by. Ixwis Kollo and BUI Crawford, wfyo said Iho valua- (Ste VISD, Page 7) Help your Advocate carrier salesman succeed by having payments ready when be calls by to collect. Too, please, that your receipt Is filled out >roperly. It's best way mow to avert ftwiKrn-ntand- Ing,