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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, 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 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, ;