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Advocate (Newspaper) - July 4, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 119th 58 TELEPHONE KI S-14M VICTORIA, TEXAS, SATURDAY, JULY 4, 19G4 On July 4, 1776, John Adams wrote his wife a letter now historic because of its prophetic con- tent. The future second President of the infant republic wrote: am apf (o believe that this day will be cele- brated by succeeding generations as the great anni- versary festival. It ought to be commemorated as the day of by solemn ads of devotion to God Almighty. It ought to be solemnized with pomp and parade, with shows, gomes, sports, guns, bells, bonfires and illuminations, from one end of this continent to the other, from this time forward forevermore." CONGRESS, JULY ESTABLISHED 1818 12 Cents Port Resident Saved by Father In Boat Blast Injured As Cruiser Destroyed Near Tragedy Occurs a I Dock VISD Appoints Vocational Chief W. A. (Lefty) Sexton has] been named coordinator of the timber' IT mv mi-i'i. mm r w fllAHl BAhhlt III l.l.IKS .ehc seiMioa imd Advocate Staff Wnlcr .students and will correlat POK1 LAVAC'A An explo-ipractical mul lecluiical Ision and fire in the city harbor ;ing. He had been the industrial [early Friday morning Irospital-jarts director at Patti Welder one man. injured two oth- Junior High Sclmol before ac- crs and eomplololy destroyed the new position. cabin cruiser. The ICT is most, David C. Hai-more, 211, of Port 're-cent addition to the Victoria Lavaca, was hospitalized at High School ciiiTiculuni. The, a.m. suffering from a deep program will afford students of gash oti his lef( arm and bruis- Junior ami senior standing prac-1 cs sustained in the explosion tical and theoretical training in K. :a variety of trades and oraipii- [which occurred on Frank [Welch's 32-foot Criscraft cabin itions. cruiser, about R a.m. Itis fa-j Practical work experiences (her, L. E. Barmore, and Wclclijarc provided through part-lime I received superficial burns each afternoon nt cuts on the face and arms.isomc 'cooperating business or' I'licy were tnken to Hie. hos- industry in the city. The school pita] by Kondoo Ambulance, provides technical instruction treated anrl released. Students may enroll in two high school subjects need- SKXTON cd for graduation. The coin-so is sol up tot yours of training and carries; Typical occupations nccepln- Ihe same occupations for on- (wo (lie-job activity. Freedom Bells To Ring Out true patriots in tile history of Daughters of the American Rev- olution, again endorse the bell By MARILYN WAIDA Advocate Women's Editor Church hells, sirens, horns will ring out at noon today of" "the Jaycees Let Pilot Club is also stress-, claiming the birthday of the1 Freedom Bells Eing commit-jing traffic safety with a pro- nation the anniversary of! tee, has urged everyone to gram In remind motorists lo, this country. Locally, Wayne Shaw, chair- ringing project wilh the Jay- the Declaration of Independence; make a celebrating noise for so'take extra care adopted July 4, 1770 in Philadel-'seconds, at least at 12 noon in j ways when phia, Pa., by the delegates loj commemoration of Ihe truejliolk the Continental Congress. This year, as last, bells will ring throughout tbe United States in observance of the an- [seeds of independence traveling holiday, planted I The ringing on the high- was July 8, 177C. The bell, stood up in the silence, lie [to start the engine, and was suc- bolically and prophetically, a strong-voiced ojid on the third attempt. It the inscription "Proclaim lib-featured man. He began rcad-ieaught ami was crty throughout all the land un-jing Ihe "In like it to all the inhabitants thereof." .Inly 4, a Declaration of I had turned to Historical records reveal thatilhc Representatives of the Unit- when there was on Ihc The party, w h i c. li left Port Ltivaca for a fishing trip lo Lii- vaca Bay about 5 a.m. returned _____ lo the city harbor about four affiliated credits. in Ihe program are auto a.m. Welch gave the following [receive wages comparable autn body repairing, account of the accident: those paid beginning workers in (See CIIIUF, Page 3) "U'c docked at Kvelyn's Fish Market and serviced (he j adding "19 gallons of gas mak- ing a total of 70 gallons in the lank. After washing the boat I down wilh water, 1 attempted Report on Walking Due Next Week Police Chief John Gusemaii was a large assembly of led Stales of fil'c- people gathered in (he yard (oficontinucd to present the class-lwitn me ii David Ilarmore was Ihe engine roomiw c e k invi'sligation report s altercation Ihe State who had words of Thomas his father was at the Patrolman Cury lllc frecdomlsunimoncd by (he tolling of in the Course of luimanlof "ie boat. We were just David W-ilkin-; police headquarters following Ihc youth's arrest in the Street on last on American soil by the earlylbcll is not new to Ihc American; Liberty Boll, as many limeslevcnls, it becomes feet from the dock. The English settlers, especially tlielsconc. In early days, Ihc (owns- before on Ihe occasion of some for one people lo dissolve the nexl I knew, Uarmore thejpeopte were called together by public event. Passing Ihrough political bands which have con- Joined us then we were [the assembled crowd, the pro--ncelcd (hem wilh another, and somehow out of the boat and ateicession of officials, who had to assume among the Powers here." (hospital.) Pilgrims, who came to nivcrsary of this land of liberty, New World in search of relig-lihe'ringing of the low'n as endorsed by the Daughters! ipus liberty. This search for; The bell in the old Sta of the American Revolution and the Pilot Club International. Credit is given to two Con- necticut citizens for valor, the movement "Let Freedom was moi liberty, expanding lo civil and House in P h i 1 a d e I ph i a charge of proclaiming t h i s of the earth, the separate and personal freedom, bronghllwas rung by the order of Con-jState paper lo the (jeopl station lo which the Laws thousands to the shores menSgrcss, lo call the cilizens oil reached the platform, at whichJof Nature and of Nature's God Tex rcroriiiiiir'iiie' near tnn> ilor, men to whom libcrtylPhiladelphia together after the Liberty Bell them, a decent respect cdv Friday afternoon snirl more precious than life. adoption of the Declaration oflringing. Col, John Nixon, to-lo the opinions of mankind David who is mrti'-illv rtt r'lllh nf nn .IllKr d Thn thft Kl'rrd cIlrtftTf nhU Partly Paralyzed liarmore, formerly of Taleo, to call attention to the{ Pilot Club of Victoria and the Independence on July 4. Theiwhom (he high sheriff of Phil- day filled with the meaning oflGuadalupc Victoria C h a pt e ridate of its ringing, had delegated Ihe read- quires -cs that they should on'his right side (See BULLS. Page 3) [a result of a stroke suffc Holiday Marred By Traffic Hospitalized Girl Hurt In Collision Kathy Mathewcs, 1-1, of HIM Texans' Reactions Mixed IS On New Civil Rigrths stroke suffered when he was II months old, and have been three fatali- :for allegedly throwing rocks at lioii.s-a.s-. lie was later III, of 3005 charged with malicious mis- Si., is to drunk and disturbing the Ally. W. Mis injuries were diagnosed as a fractured skull, a broken jaw, multiple cuts and bruises hihjore is awaiting receipt of of eight leelh arid Ihe report before taking action chipping of Id more. on cumplainls brought four policemen by James A.'rpup Watkin.s, father of Ihe youth.j Watkins attempted last end lo file assault charges1 Partly Hio Grande filed with Cmmly Kilgore "next iv said Friday following a conver- sation with Guseman, WKATJIKK cloudy and continued .deep cm maii PS'T1 lhf what hoi Saturday and Sunday wiih "I ill, IL lin :iy '.krut-tl ...I he described as "brutal chance of a few isolated after- bill THE ASSOCIATED unanimous, although grudg- The signing of the civil righlsjing was indicated in brought mixed checked K IMIgriOlU ,n I enough, and other spokesmen for some smaller Ihc July holiday, reports the'th.: healing uif his son) while hand-'noon thiindeishowers. M o s I I y cuffed" on the night o! to southeasterly winds -it to 18 in.p.h. Satdr- next week, Kilgore replied.' Smlth Central Texas: Partly "He said he's going to get it and hoi through Sunday to me next week." isolated atlmioon and cve- Kilgore said he would "'Hl1 Sal- tad Watkins father) when he receives the report from r High Cuseman. llu said Guseman did not indicate what day .busines the said they will comply: Victoria (.'number of The nllvrcalion occurred persons forecast trouble. very bad! Patrolman Robert Wea- Presidenl Johnson spemiinglwilh the law hut do nol like' those open died in traffic crashes and two vcr thc Millhcwcs July fourth holiday at his! Hood Ilarlow, operator of ajwill be service stations, rcs- ihad drowned was a passenger in a car said tbe had been subjected loilaiirants and drive-in eslablisih- National fatality fieurcs late'dl'ivcn b? response lo his signing "My wailresses have mcnls. s 1701 E- Walnut Ave. He ml" Inw Thursday was been loli! to serve them fNc- Ihe car was involved in a "wonderful and very hopeful." Ilarloiv said Friday. "I week Hie report will be Friday low 7ii. Tides U'ort O'Connor Lavaca-Port l.ow.s nt jFriday showed 102 deaths [iraffic and 10 by drowning. The Associated Press began'rcar-entl Collision wilh a car iils labulalion of the violent hem8 dnvc" W Ml's- f'ladysj San-deaths at fi p.m. Thursday and Grccn' Jr lm E- Mimosa Victo-iwill continue it until who nad stopped while' [awaiting clearance lo lurn leftl rc.iinto a parking lot of a store i JBoth vehicles were facing east The Advocate business office But approval of tbe law (Kr remain open until noon! SUNDAY PREVIEW George Mogannam nf Francisco, formely of ria, in (own (o visit old Harry Goltzinan offering: The latest violent death to do a fen- good deeds for next'porls included: week thc Neil Williams: Wilmcr Elmer Cain, 63, and! Mrs. Green's eleven-year-old and family off to the bay for Lola Broyles of lionham Ivan, was treated at Citi- the holiday Mrs. S a mi killed Friday when their car left-zens Memorial Hospital for a Ilaifcy ,111, taking on a job farm road, hurtled a ditch and bump on his head while Miss sitlmg with is Ihc'ploughed through a barbed Martin was treated at the same (See HOLIDAY, Page .1) I (See Page S) Night's Dream at the peare Festival and Jane Anne Pratt, N'ancy I.on Ander- son, Sandy Hagan. I.ina Mac McDaniel. Sharon Carol Anne Haass, Nancy Baass and Laurie Farlicr busy with! olher duties at the same event] Mrs. Lucille Bielslein look- ing forward to being a "baby- sitting grandma" this week- end Charles Schooner Jr. in from Guadalupe and describ- ing good looking crops for that area Barbara Badough having an ample supply of patience for a teaching job Byron nuckrrl admitting that it was indeed a good day to swim the Jack Lenz fam- ily and the Glen Kcclbiirns off to Port Aransas Cecil Kneip, President of Ihe Polka Waltz Club, reminding mem- bers of their monthly dance lonighl at Placedo. "Off The Beaten Ihc column of Texas vignettes by Rd Sycrs on Sunday's editorial page, offers a colorful ac- count of thc great Civil War days al Millican. now a Ilrazos County hamlet, when thc railroad from Houston wcnf thai far anil no further to transform the slcnpy village into a roaring transportation center. Terrence O'Klahcrty, who writes Ihc regular "Assign- column in (he Fun Magazine, lurns lo the legiti- mate theater this week and its most giflccl genius, William Shakespeare, lo lell about a recciit visit lo Slratforcl-upon- Avon in connection wilh the lOOIh anniversary of Ihc birth of Shakespeare. Thc word "subsidy" has a bad soimil lo tfii- average American, even Ihosc who receive government subsidies, according lo AP Writer Ovitl Martin In a Sunday Farm Page story. and olhcr stories will appear fn flic Sunday Ail- yocalc along with regular sports, movie, television anil cil- itorlal columns, and a Fun Magazine cover feature on Ihe Students' Summer Playhouse. Today's Chuckle Fnrliiddcn fruit is respon- sible for many a iiad jam. a.m. and Highs at a.m. Saturday and a.m. Sunday. Haioinelric at sea jlpvol: 't'.t.w. Sunset Saliirday: S u n. Sundav: Tins in I rn i TIIRKK STOOGKS IN OLD ATHENS From left above arc William Hauptman Irving man [the Wall) and James Bottom (Bottom) who comprise parts of both Ihc cast and Ihc scenery in the "lamentable comedy" prepared for the Duke of Athens in "A Midsum- mer Nifilu's Dream." (Advocate Photo) PLAIN SLAPSTICK Shakespeare's Is Farce and Fantasy "A Midsummer take over the writing and di- iN'ight's now in its sec-Trclion from Quince, lond of four weekends at Dcv-i bellows mender, erenx Playhouse, is formally'wdo does want to pLiy tho known as a comedy. II is also female role of Thishy because a farce, a fantasy, and thinks, or at least' hopes, sionally philosophically drama-1 thai he is about lo grow a beard! joiner, who is "slow II was the farcical quality of of study" but roars well as a Ihc play which seemed most toflion please early viewers, however.; tailor, who pro- Thi.s is (lie original slap-jvides the necessary moonlight jstic-k one a lantern. inoted. I And tinker, who He referred to a company of Rel.s into Ihe act as (he clher-j actors vuthin the company of wise unavailable wall actors who wrile and produccjwl'i'-'h Ihe lovers must talk. i Ih'jir own "lamenlahlc 'n "lc order listed above, the' [before Ihc Duke of Athens arc portrayed by 'the occasion of his wedding. i Patrick Tucker, of England; by These are: jJamc.s liottom of Dallas; by Wil- i Pclcr Hanptman of Wichita autor and nominal director of Fails ani1 tho University of Tex- 'the "lamentable comedy." as Drama Department; by Botlum-A weaver, who plays Davidson of ViclorinJ iPyiarnus and has ambitions'to (Sec NIGilT, Paga 3) ;