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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 roperly. It's best way mow to avert ftwiKrn-ntand- Ing,   

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