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   Advocate (Newspaper) - July 10, 1964, Victoria, Texas                                THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 119th 64 TELEPHONE HI 5-H51 VICTORIA, TEXAS, FRIDAY, JULY" 10, 19G4 ESTABLISHED 1816 Airliner Explodes, Crash Kills All 39 NEWPORT, Tonn. (AP) A United Airlines Viscount plane crashed in the foothills of the Groat Smoky Mountains late Thursday after an apparent midair explosion, killing 39 per- sona. The plane, Flight 023 bound from Philadelphia (a Himtsvillc, United Airlines said the pilot radioed at p.m .Eastern Standard Time that lie was changing from an instrument to a visual flight plan. The plane crashed 13 minutes later, six minutes before its scheduled ar- rival time. The wreckage still was burn- ng when rescu. reached the scene. Ala., crashed eight miles north east of this easlcrn Tennessee town near the North Carolina bordef. Mrs. Charles Hawk told Dep- terribly disinlegrat- uty Sheriff Ross Haney she saw the plane explode anil fall into a who said Denver lives nearby. Trent ham, mi, jjtiniv aiiu mil JHLU dl L UI wooded hollow near her home. enBlno was abou' feet The plane had stopped lhc !'est ot tllc wreckage. Washington ami was abnul seals-just small miles from ils iiexl stop, of metal." ville, when it crashed in clear: John M. Jones Jr., a reporter weather. jfor the Greeneville Sun, said It was disclosed in Wash ing-1'lie mangled bodies were wide- ton [hat United Air Lines hadi'y separated over an area of1 asked the Federal Bureau of In-j about on-half square mile, yestigation to make an inquiry! The Civil Aeronautics Board, into (he crash. FBI disaster spe-l which sent a team of investi cialisls also were scnl lo (he scene to help wilh lhe identifi- cation of victims. Joint Port gators to the scene, said there was a ceiling. 30 miles al Ihe time of Ihe crash. The crash scene was a steep, thickly wooded slope known lo- cally as Trenlham Hollow and about miles by gravel road from U.S. Highway 411. The plane struck aboul 150 feet up a steep bank, heavily grown over wilh Irces and poison ivy. Bodies, personal effects and parts of Ihe plane were strewn over the slope, and one of Ihe 'We'll Goldwater Decl res Prospect Good 12 Cents Charges Rejected In Watkins Case four engines rolled lo the bol-isurcfj lorn of the hill. A wing section was the largest piece of wreck- ago. In Washington, United city. SAN FRAN-CISCO Barry Gold water flashed across the continent Thursday and de- livered a triple promise to cap- ture the Republican presidential j nomination, defeat Lyndon B.' Johnson and preserve and de- fend freedom everywhere. "Win we Goldwater as- roaring throng of well wishers who swarmed to the airport lo welcome him lo lhc Republican party's national Action Searing Heal Now Eyed Bakes Texas By Watkins fied the captain of the plane as Oliver E. Sabalkn of 5801 Og- den Court, Washington. The first is wcU oll lhc officer was identified as Charles {good on the first L. Young of Baltimore, The two pledgc-fo win stewardesses were reported to- be Virginia K. Vollmer, Pitts- burgh, Pa., and Carol Lynn Brendt, Youngslown, Ohio. The airline said lhc plane was behind schedule, bul no reason could be given. Seaman Convicted zonan. Scranton Ooldwaler School Tax r Plan Posed In Marijuana Case S PORT LAVACA Dr Yc Lancaster of Port Thursday nighl told Ihe dislricli i merchant seaman, was handed ia five-year prison sentence ,'Thursday by a 24lh District n'mauuy inyiiL LUtU me r school board that the creation hm) _ o] ph-il'tro nf of a joint tax office for th county and city under one ahr collector working from one sell, I -ul of books wilh evaluations sel up by an independent survey com pany, who would evaluate all Marlinez, 55-year-old day wilh selection of lhe jury Testimony bcgan Wednesday. Martinez Icslified Wednesday thai officers used force in mak- ing him sign a slalemcnl at Department of Public Safety headquarters in Corpus Chrisli. He claims he was beaten aboul lhe head by Texas Rang- r ty -a unlawful almost lhe Begins New Economy On Gasoline er Quincy Lowman and by aiin tlle coming political DPS polygraph operator. against the Democrats. The stale put on testimony Hc didn't readI Ihe statement, enough money to pay for the lax evaluation survey, eliminate1 controversies over evaluation and permit a more realistic] basis for taxalion. Lancaster, lhe second tax-} payer to appear before Ihei board seeking tax relief on bis property, pointed out lhc incon- sislency of his tax evaluation in comparison with that of similar properties. He stated lhat prop- erly value should be based on ils current market value. Saving To County "I cannot sec how people can object lo a consolidated (ax of- fice which would provide a substantial savings to the whole said Lancaster. Advocate Nuws Service CUEHO The cily of Cuero expeels to save approximately each year under a new gasoline purchasing system re- cently started, il was reported at the City Council meeling Thursday nighl. Mayor Bill Nami said all ve- hicles are now getling gas at a central pump slalion al lhe street department warehouse. The fuel is bought on a contract gasoline was scmce sla- In olher actions the hoard: 'hasis.- Announced the appointment of ip.u''chasei1 al local J. T. Sikes of Port Lavaca director of maintenance, effec-j A special meeting was set for live July 15, to fill the Inly 23 al created by the Cecil Brooks. resignation of Approved plans for a teachers 7 p.m. lo open bids on a new street cleaner and rest room facilities that will be con- structed near Backed by a massive array of N' o I e r s. Goldwater already well on lhe way lo making arl of the lhc nomination, of his making it first ballot brightened. FBI Hoporl Slili Awaited By Till: ASSOCIATED PRKiS Heal 10D degrees or high- er was general again over Tcxus Thursday, willing men, tvons null caltle. A chilil died of lieal .slrcikc in ll'ink I still have a chance have some charges Jamos A pounded away at hearings on parly platform and in sessions with newsmen. At the hearings he slashed al the senator and at the John Birch Society. An estimated partisans wailed for Goldwaler lo come into the airport from Washing- Ion. Banners and signs of every description all added up lo what wildly: pol Kilgore made the announce- ment after studying a bulky re- porl from Police Chief John Gusemau. "I'm going lo wait for the FBI Watkins said. "I feel it will be much more ac- Ihc fans were chanting "We want Barry." The arry. senator came to town an arrival statement all statement that blend- ed logelhcr more predictions of a defeat for President Johnson and a bid for Republican unity me state pul on testimony! nc umn l >ne statement, including that from Lowman Instead he climbed onto an airplane boarding ramp, wailed for lhc cheers lo subside and, told his audience: "1 am returning to San Francisco to- day to win next week the con- test for the nomination of my parly. I come lo you today promise you thai I will L and extend freedom all over this uec" that Martinez was nol mis- (rented at ai questioning. Martinez was arrested on Nov. 2, 1961, after two marijuana cigarettes were found on t h e floorboard of a car occupied by he and three olher persons which had been stopped on a traffic violation in lhe 3GOO block of Houston Highway. The other (hree occupants were charged but were later no-billed by (he grand jury thai indicted Martinez was represented by Frank 0. Herzog of Houston curate of lhe Iwo. I am going to push it dcf- (his charges against Ihe Civil Action Asked how he planned lo pur- sue the matter, Walkins said he would "lake civil action" if lhe FBI report supports lhe officer in what Watkins has termed "Ihe brutal healing" of his son while handcuffed. Fourteen of lhc slate's major cilips reported maxi- mum IciniiriuluiTs in ex- cess of 1011 degrees. II n Kails, Seymour and Mineral Wells re'porlctl highs of 107 ilegri'es. llangelamls :md c r o p s suffered in lhe li 1 a z i n a heal. Forecasters said lhc heat Friday should cxlcnd from 100 lo 107 in nil sections of lhc stale except t h e southeast. Kilgore Decision Based on Report By TOM FITE Advocate Stuff Writer County Ally. W. W. Kilgore said Thursday, after studying reports from the Victoria Police 'Depart- ment, thai he will not accept an assault complaint against Patrolman Cary Taylor which tho father of an Victoria youth lias tried twice to file. The youth suffered severe injuries two weeks ago when, according lo Lutherans 'Due Here For Meeting he was struck hy Taylor and (ell to lhe floor of the police squad room. Mayor Kemper Williams Jr. and City Manager John Lee, afler receiving word of Kil- gorc's decision, said the mai- ler is closed as far as they are concerned. (luck's Police Chief "The mailer has been laken to Kilgorc, who has declined lo lake l.ce would like lo say Dial I am be- events except for minor rie- lails, Received Call Sgt. Raymond Curnuttc and Patrolman Taylor say they re- ceived a call to go lo 301 E. Bniy.os lo investigate a drunk throwing rocks and yelling pro- fanely at about p.m. on June 23. The statement of Patrolman Ciayle D. Bing says that he re- ceived a call lo assist Taylor p.m. the same at iibotit [Hind my police" chief loo perjnight, and Ibe" slalement of j Dispatcher Victor Johnson I Ihe city lhat he recalled a call i continued, "I have 50 officers! "I approximately p.m. iovcr there to Ihink ahoul. Mary Charmaign, resident, jarc all jumpy and worried al 301 E. Brazos who reporled Ihcllho disturbance. Over 150 persons from Cen- about Ihc.sc edilorials and Irnl and South Texas are ex- hard lime we've been getting] Asked if FBI agents fro; Houston bad given him any; Tllc Pnristl Education Conference will be held all Aw.ii.s Houston bad given him will be held all Aw.iils FBI Hepovl reason lo believe lhat he would m'Ly lo !n i "l ;bm lo Wllil receive a copy of Ihcir report, lo, ,llc" cl'mc- Walkins said, he replied- that has been just can't believe lhat they country and all over this world. Wearing Unices "They told me Ihe report hnd sent Lo Washinglon and Ibc "I es said in slalemenls that tho officers approached a man, later identified as young Wal- jkins, lying in the yard at 303 Brazos near a rose in preparation years. for about 12' Conducting Ihe conference will would be about four Personnel from Philadelphia, and Larry liardin of the local in November. law firm of Whitlow and Cole, ''he convention opens for busi- Dist. Judge Joe Kelly pointed Monday. But as always oul lhal Hardin was appointed by Ihe court lo defend Marlinez. He praised lhe young attorney for his "diligent and vigorous work." In other court action Thurs- day, Arthur William Menhinick, "We're going lo win week. The chances are excellent lhat we will win on the firsl bal- lol. Bul win we Then, he said, will march forward together defeat Lyndon Baines fore il came back. II bus been over a week now." Watkins was interviewed as he and his 18-year-old son worked on a motorcycle in lhe (here was a preconvention of assorted activily: E. Stassen, former governor of Minnesota and 52, of Lansing Mich, pleaded guilty to charge of forgery and workroom ai Harrison Elemen- "lj'" passing and was assess' tary, and instrticcd Supl Dr ,1 >-llc10 Municipal l ark. five-year prison term (o Lyle Hill, to check wilh At "lc sarao mceling, a hear- concurrently wilh a similar sen- DiStcfano of Victoria .school dis-ilnf! wi" bc nplcl involving prop-! (Sec CASE. Page Iricl arcbilecl, to learn-if ]icicrty owners whose land is interested in making lhflt arc included in a drawings, and if so, lo sel up ajSG-block paving project, special meeting for that pur-j After hearing a report on the persistent political hopeful, said with realistic modesty: "It will ill (See GOLDWATEK, Page 12) ana .uj Injured Boy !Mn.ch Better Young Watkins slill wore wire braces in his leclh to supporl a broken jaw. A small pjilcb of whiskers sprout on his chin al- most concealing a two-inch seal- where his chin was split. :i Cuts On Chin "Actually, there were three Pa., wilh the Board of I'iirish can l come in here and make an !llnl. wllci! ?ffi.c.el'sr vestigalion of something ,ho gct ln..hls ffel Ihis and net even make aj ?B, aml lo fight courtesy report lo me." mem. Swinging Wildly Mrs. Charrnaign said lhat as Education of lhc L u I h e r a niwilh lhe Civil Church of America, jot Ihe Justice Department by He referred (o a report filed Rights Division she watched "tfic man jumped Watkins lo lhe hospital wilh broken jaw, lacerations arouni According lo Carlson, associate Trinily Lutheran, prc-rcgislra- lions include teachers from parishes. my he said] The conference will gel un- through lhe wire braces. "There was one he continued, pointing lo a small scar just ______ above and to Ihe right of the big Morning, aflcrnoon and eve- one, "and another one here." nirig sessions The latter cut, directly below his mouth abnul one inch, wenl nil the way through his lip. pose. Approve Resignations objectives and activilies of (h j Cuero security nnil of Ihe Texas Slate Guard, council voted to Angcrcd Ruby Attacks Lawvci A three-year-old boy who had' where he lost the eight been reported in crilical condi- jlion Wednesday night after an tracheotomy was emergency rallied overnight DALLAS Attorneys forjand was in good condition Sheriff Bill'Thursday at De Tar Hospital. of absence of Mrs. Shirley Kin- sey. Recommended for election- Mrs. Mary Virginia Renfroe, that 11, slayer attack, teeth which he said were knocked out, Young Yatkins said lower front lecth were knocked out, upper and lower teeth on the right side, "and there's one over here (on the left side) lhal ked1 Edward Marte'll who isn'1 completely knocked oul but jail'resides at 1118' S. Del.con rcal had." Spending Tickets hh molhcr, der way al 7 p.m. Friday al (he church, with the first ses- sion scheduled abnul p.m. eve- are slated for Sat- nmg i urday. fractured skull ac-lr lhc opinion of lhe attending physician, eight leelh knocked oul and 10 others chip- ped by lhc father's count. take The new Sunday School teaching program, which in- cludes complete changes in thcij Walkins said he will civil action in lhe case Flil report exonerates lhe offi cer as the local report appar- ently docs. Diiln'l Go Down ISolh Brazos splicd, want me, lake me." she and Isabel Rodri- K. who said he was awakened earlier by rocks hil- ling his house, confirmed of- ficers' statements Palrol- jman Taylor attempted lo lift n tne Watkins (o his feel, bul the youth broke away and swung conlenl and format as well as the use of new techniques in teaching, will go into effcclijjj. lo lalk lo me but I down Walkins said. away his fist at the officer, missing" At this point, according lo lhe slalemenls, Patrolman Bing ne imsjgrabbcc! Watkins from behind his arms. It was didn t go impossible to apply handcuffs Sept. I, "The Lutheran the Rev. Mr. Carlson said, "is one of Ihrce prolestanl denomina- tions that will make changes in ils teaching program in already heard what his Iccision was. There is a grape- vine in Victoria you know." The report filed with Kilgorc-JI v ilh his arms pinned in I h i s milliner, however, ai.d he was mnmcnliirilv leleased in anal- laic Wednesday by Chief Cuse- n b ut Mrs. Dorolliy Ward, Mrs. Helen (See PORT, Page the current fiscal year. Council voted to donate a month at an earlier meeting. At Thursday's session, council another defense lawyer saidipilal Wednesday afternoon afler I Ruby had expressed a desire to'going into convulsions wilh The incident took place afler'Johnson, was laken lo lhe hos-i his father put llirec years. The Presby- lerian and Methodist Churches arc also making be said. loo much ahoul lalk with Disl. Ally. Wade. Henryibrain concussion. Earlier Wednesday, he until 1 found out his tcelh were knocked out all around. I had [just don't believe il could have Attorneys Phil Burlcson treated an another (lonc with one blow." asked lor a report from the Tonahill said Ruby fried [o for a cul head suffered in a' fnlhcr son freely ad-, eacn year and also agreed lnaljswjng at but the law- traffic accident in lhc 1000: ml1 lhal Walkins was inure contnbultons would escaped injury. block of South Cameron Street itlrllnk and disorderly, determined from year lo year.; Decker quoted Bnrlcson brain damage was on the! him from the begin- Gtiardsmen who appeared allaying Ruby "made a swinging opposite side ot the head said mc elder Watkins, Today's Chuckle Mrs. liclsy Ilulscy rcminiling of the bake sale Saturday at the Village arcade from 8 a.m. lo 1 p.m. as a benefit sponsored by Ihe Jaycee-Etles Mrs. Mervia Bayer in a hurry lo ac- complish some errands Dave .McCoy grateful to friends who have the needed lools lhe II. G. Angerslcins now va- cationing Boh Sheppard of Cuero enthusiastic about show- ing off his haying operation Barbara Miller proving correct in diagnosing her own car (roubles lhe Leroy Johnsons, formerly of Victoria, in town for the day and planning to move back here soon Mrs. O. W. Schacfcr concerned about her good friends and convinced they know the difference be- tween snakes and rabbits Jake Wagner adding brightness to lhe day with cheerful greet- ings Dennis missing a friend and discovering him on a vacation Jack Word en- tertaining Miko Dennis of San Antonio and Hobby Spiclhagcn of Beeville and then heading Mexico way while on his vaca- tion from his position in San Anlonio Joe Monlag ad- mitting that summer does nol decrease his activilies Vcr- non Iliirncs proving himself an expert on names and initials. lhe meeling were Maj. Kauffman, Capt. Larry Dave Hen- neke, SFC. Perry Jackson, PFC. Lloyd Brewer and PFC. E. C. Buckhorn Jr. Nami read an invitation lo. council In altend the Governor's Day review of the 3fith division at Korl Hood July 18. Among the unit's on parade will he the Cuero National Guard OM com- pany. motion" when he became lhe cul was located, during the conference. physician said. SENATE CORRIDOR THE WEATHER Clear to partly cloudy and continued hot Friday through Saturday. South to southeast set Capilol Hill agog Thursday colonel. winds at 5 to 15 in.p.h. Ex- pected Friday temperatures: High 97, low 75. South Central Texas: Clear to partly cloudly and hot through Saturday. A chance of a few showers in extreme south. Highs anec-r TiVMsi, m_im by engaging in a 10-minule wrestling match on a (he terraz- floor of a Senate Office Build- Friday 92-102. Thursday Icmpcraliircs: High 07, low 75. Tides (Porl L a v a c a-Porl O'Connor Lows nl a.m. and p.m. Highs al p.m. Friday and a.m. Salurday. Rarornelric pressure al sea level: Sunset Friday: Sunrise Saturday: This Information based on data from the U.S. Victoria Office. Weather Bureau Yarborough Engages Thurmond in Wrestling "lhal the only way we had a [chance (o gel anything done about this is to be completely honest." Asked if he had bad previous (rouble wilh police, young Wal- kins said "nolhing except a few speeding tickcls" before he wenl into lhe Air p'orcc, where he] admits he was a misfil and was discharged allei- seven months (Sec ACTION, Page ft) If compact cars get much smaller, we may reach flic point where piil-iipon pciles- Irians will bc able lo h i I back. man includes stalemenls by 15 ilrin other persons, including young ensuing the trio kins his companions on lo ground, and Bing night of June 2.) prior lo his elates that he was struck in j arrests a tavern waitress ami (he jaw by Watkins elbow and several customers, four per-kicked on both shins, sons whose homes were stoned] While Ihev were slill on the by he youth prior to his arrcsl ground, Walkins' hands were m the 300 block of E. Brazos handcuffed, lie was (hen taken M., arid he four officers in- placed in a p.ilrol car, volyecl in the arrest. and cm.si .Statements of lhc four offi- cers only deal wilh lhc alter- cation al police headquarters, and agree on the sequence of (.Sec REPORT, TAMING OF SHRKW WASHINGTON1 Strom Thurmond, D-S.C., and Ralph W. Yarborough, D-Tex., Reserve, Thurmond as a major general commanding lhc unil in which Yarborough serves as a The two men serve on lhc Senalc Commerce Commillec which was trying lo get a quo- of its 17 physicalllo act on President Johnson's ing corridor. There have been clashes between members Denomination of former Florida Congress many limes before butJGov. LcRoy Collins lo bc dircc- nearly always in a flarcup of tor of the new Community Rcla- This affair between Iwo nor- mally dignified senators, each 61 years old, was remarkable in that it was good-tempered and tions Service. Thurmond .strongly opposes lhc nomination and Wednesday blocked a quorum by standing in the corridor oulsidc the com decided upon calmly and coolly.imittee room while only eight N'o sharp words were exchangedisenalors showed up inside. before or afler the Uissle. Anolher .session was called for Neilher man looks his age and iThursday morning and Iho Thurmond, especially, prides Soulh Carolinian again look up himself on his physical fitness. his post in the hall. He lold reporters he did Yarborough, on his way inln pushups Thursday morning asilhc committee room, made a parl of a normal routine. Each is active in lhc jgrab for Thurmond's arm and Army! fSce TUSSLK, Page 12) HOW WOULD YOU VKRl. IF YOU WAS LEFT IIICUINO7 Shakespeare asking, on seeing his first Texas cowboy, "Whnl manner of men are these, whose logs are like The jest will be close to be- coming the truth when Victoria Shakespeare Feslival opens anccs next weekend before clos- with its second play, "The Tam-lils run on July 10. ing of lhc on July 2-1.' Members of the cast arc work- It will be done in a western set- ting and in western coslume. Phone HI 5-1451 now a n d arrange for Dennis Ihe Men- ace and The Victoria Ad- vocale to be mailed lo your vacalion address, Or, ask for your copies to bc saved and delivered lo you here when you return. Western Attire Sought o For Shakespearean Play i. v An old joke has W i 1 1 i a injlinues Friday evening with lhc (bird svcekcnd of its first play, "A Midsummer Night's Performances are scheduled at, p.m. Friday, Salurday and! Sunday, and the play will be re- pealed for three more perform-' ing a few personal appearances inlo their busy schedule of per- "PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION 1964" And, so Ihp feslival is nowjforming "Dream" end rehears-i calling on Victorians lo helping for "Shrew." Madge oul wilh wardrobe problems, byjjanel Barton, James Bottom, lending western r o Patrick Tucker and Director boots lo McCally, visiled t h e> and aclrcsses. "They will all be returned in good condition, cleaned and pressed by courtesy of Odorless said Mrs. Rubin S. Frels, member of lhc feslival commiltce. Anyone willing (o help out is Yoakum Rotary Club Wcdncs-i day, did bils from Ihe p 1 a y! and lalked with members. Miss! Clrant, who is British, was in- terviewed by lhc H o t a r i a n s aboul her views on Texas, and Tucker, also lirilish, sang for lhc club members. asked [o lelcphone Mrs. Frels! A group from lhc casl is at HI 5-5593. scheduled to entertain Victoria Meanwhile, (he festival Club nexl Tuesday. j Republican Convention Democrat Convention TALLY SHEETS lie prepared for the coming political conventions with this handy booklet that has all the issues, history, and olher vuling informalion. You may pickup your 4...KHER COPY At (fie office of The Advocate 311 E. C'onslilution   

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