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Advocate (Newspaper) - July 11, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 119th 65 TELEPHONE HI 5-H51 City Banks Establish New Marks Seasonal Highs No led Bank deposits find resources in Victoria set new summer records Friday in financial statements released in response to a bank call. Total deposits reported bv the four Victoria banks as of June 30 amounted to 019. Last summer, was reported by the three banks operating. The toird was below the all-time rec- ord set last Dee. 20 when de- posits reached Total resources figures for the back-dated call Friday were as c 0 m p a r e tl to the previous year. The all-time high for resources was also on Dec. 20, 1963, when was reported. April Call In the April call this year, de- posits totaled and resources, The call marked the sixth lime in Hie past 21 months that seasonal records have been set in bank deposits and resources in Victoria. Victoria Bank and Trust Co. showed June 30 deposits of as compared with in April, and in June of last year. Resources totaled ES compared with in April and a year ago. Deposits Compared First Victoria National Bank showed deposits of as compared with in April and on June W, 1963. Resources totaled as compared with an April total of and last summer's total of 049. American Bank of Commerce had deposits of as compared with in April and in June 1963. Resources were 861 as compared to in April and last sum- VICTORIA, TEXAS, SATURDAY, ESTABLISHED 1818 If ft O _ Tlic FRl chief came to tliis ra- I -rCl if I 11 lf> n Q .S ITt n n i slate to talk with XjrLrf'Lf PaulB. Johnson and other Jl j officials. At [lie surac lime, the Flays Johnson's Policies SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Barry Goldwater taunted lop opponent William the Johnson (he question of communism Friday and rolled relentlessly on toward a first-ballot Republican presidential nomination. The Arizona senator has the nomination cinched as much as a candidate with opposition ever has had in national convention preliminaries. Financial Climate Picture of Health mer. Commercial National Bank which opened last year after tlie summer call, had deposits of as compared to on April 15. Resources were 'as compared with in April. Fire Victim Verv Critical j Advocate News Scrvlcs GALVESTON Ten-ycar-olt! Jimmy Coins, severely burncc early Tuesday morning in an explosion and fire at his parents' home in La Ward, took a turn for the worse Friday and was reported in very critical condi- tion. "He is not responding to treat- his physician said, "and during the. past 24 hours his condition has declined." The boy was burned over 85 per cent of bis body, including 25 per cent third degree burns. When he first entered John Soa- ly Hospital here lie was given only a 50-50 chaice for sur- vival. Asked (o what extent the boy's condition had worsened, (Sec VICTIM, Page II) Mrs. Perry .N'clson and other Veteran's of Foreign Wars Aux- iliary members busy with plans for the Victoria Post and Auxil- iary lo be hosts to District 24 Council meeting at the Post Home Sunday at Ii30 p.m. John Ilarla undergoing surgery at Citizens Memorial Hospital and doing fine Airs. Selma Gentry planning lo be out early today'for the WBA Travel Club's rummage sale at a.m. City Hall Square Mrs. Swickhcimer, traveling with her sisters, Mildred Goff and Mary Kempell, postcarding from Tuc- son, Ariz, about the 112 degree temperatures Otto Mueller ex b Mclvln Slnlihs having one of those days when nothing explaining that he is out of molh balls this week just to help oul seems lo go right Jeffei is lo go r TS of Ford George 'ordtran in lown am expressing interest in the meet ing of the Birddog club... K. llcrnharil explaining thai its hard to sleep late when wife Peggy wants to go fishing Friends thinking the fish should be warned that the O. At- uclls will he on vacation ant Iliey will take rod and reel in hard Herbert Wheeler com paring the flight lime cross country loday to the World's Fair to Ihe trip he made back in lo Chicago Frank .1. Marliach Jr., home on two weeks leave from Camp Polk Frnnk Denver explaining that sludcnlwisc things seem quiet on Victoria College cam- pus. BARRY'S RUNNING MATE? Re- publican National Chairman Wil- liam B. Miller, center, six-term con- gressman from New York slate and a Roman Catholic, is said to be Sen. Barry Goldwater's first choice for a vice presidential running mate if he receives t h e presidential nomina- tion. Miller is shown at a GOP plat- form committee session in San Fran- cisco with Meade Alcorn, left, a former National Chairman, and Sen. Thruston Morion of Kentucky, also a former National Chairman. 14 Cents LBJ Strengthens FBI In Mississippi Strife Hoover Fears Trio Met Death Continued Search Due JACKSON, Miss, Director J. Edgar Hoover said Friday he believed the three civil rights workers who van- ished mysteriously in Mississip- last month arc dead. Child FBI beefed up its forces in Mis- sissippi. Hoover dedicated a hew FBI office after conferring nearly an hour with Johnson. The big'new office was set up on a crash ba- sis over Ihe past 48 hours, at the direction of President Johnson. Search Continues Hoover said the search for the three civil rights workers who disappeared without a trace lly THE ASSOCIATED PIUC.SS headquarters anccs of support. These, (he Pennsylvania governor said, lare going lo hit with thumping impact. Communism Talioo J. Harold Stringer of the Tyler Goldwater, applauded anil Reports of Texas bank depos- Clearing House Association said in an appearance be-IFI ils indicated Friday that the'the increases are "evidence to fol'e the Republican National Li "I must say that 1 have an in- clination that they arc Hoover told a press conference in his agency's new offices. This came in reply to a newsman's question. Roy K. Moore, 49, a veteran M vuieran agent presently assigned to me that we are still growing and the economy in this area is good James A. Elkins Jr., board stale is in a continued economic upswing which shows no signs of diminishing. Banks in many cities went against (he traditional pattern of deposits lo reach record expected only at the year-end report when ac- counts are swelled wilh Christ- mas money. The record setting by many] cities was the ninth straight' quarter for new highs stretch- ing back at least to the middle of 1062. Not all cities set records, but virtually all showed healthy in- creases in deposits over thej same reporting period a year Convention Platform Commit- tee, said it seemed discussion of the hard facts of communism had been taboo in the kevuote .1 [Little Rock, Ark., was named as chairman of Houston's First -addresses before the committee. (Sec DEPOSITS, Page 11) special agent in charge of the newly created field office liere. !iO Agents President Johnson had an- nounced in Washington earlier 'Oiilc: The i Tr-fc !bacj5 al Goldwater at a news j while House said Ihoy would re- Al'PJl conference I-nday, the Penn- main there as long as ncc- jM.1 Ctl J. VI IO sylvama governor said he was CSSarv. The FBI declined lo say 0 iJiuunL-cu in wiisningion eai i icranton was the main speak- Friday that 50 FBI agents woi ;er there Thursday. assigned to Mississippi. 'I ui b, Show Iii Tonnage ago. Some missed a record only sylvania governor said he sure all Republicans feel strong- ly about communism. Goldwater was rougher on the {Johnson administration, and :moro specific, than on Scranlon. I America, he. said, must "lead the crusade against tyranny :and for that com- r-o-rriM T i i i jmunism is the great menace to bSrON-Iotal tonnage but filal: through ports, at Portiministration _., moved Ihr how many agcnls il previously had regularly assigned lo the slate. More than 100 are engaged in the search for the missing work- ers Andrew Goodman, Mi- chael Schwerncr, two while (See HOOVER, Page It) ministration pretends that com- The increasingly strong eco- 35g noun s n and P01 a pick-up truck in front of her home at N. George St. The girl had attended church nj- THI-: ASSOCIATED .Temperatures across Texas turned a lillie hotter Friday as a week-old heal wave widened and became more severe. Water consumption and power use for air conditioners climbed record levels, while' shower activity Hint could relieve drought conditions and heat in some sections virtually missed Ihe .stale. While 17 major Inwns and cil- ies reported official maximurns of 100 and above, Ihc only show- ers were in the El Paso area, in Ihe top of the Panhandle and in the Gulf of Mexico off Browns- ville. replacing Mortimer M. Capliu who resigned to open a Wash inglon law office. Harding, a civil service work er for years, received Hit Nalional Civil Service League' award for top career achieve menl in Hoi u In Fort Wdrlli Harding was horn in For Worth, Tex., and grew up in San Antonio, lie was n navi- gator in the Air Force during World War II. llo is married and has Iwo sons, Johnson did not say wlicthci would direct JUS activi ties on a permanent basis 01 would hold the job on an acting basis, pending the appoinlmen of someone else. The President did say: "1 am completely confident dial Mi- Harding will carrying on in ai efficient and fair manner the work of the Inlcrnnl liev Service." had emerged from a Wichita Falls' broiling 109 dc- valitm Army bus when Ihe Dipped the maximums. cident occurred, according to City Patrolman J. F. Murphy. Abilene reported Amarilio 102, Childress 106, Dal- The officer said the bus bad Has 102, Fort Worth 102, Houston parked facing north and the girlj 1W) Junction 102, I.ubbock 101 emerged from the door on the ending June 27. Among Ihe cities reporting all- time record deposits were Dal- las, Houston, Fort Worth, Long- view, Orange, Laredo, Wichita Falls, Vernon, Midland and Kcr- mit, indicating prosperity is _ spread among cities of all sizes.! Hankers were not told on what day the requests by state andj national banking authorities for; reports would fall. The date has, been irregular in recent quar-j teis lo prevent banks from shift- 1 ing funds to present a better than normal picture. Gulf Intracoastal Waterway change Friday in tributary channels, from the Sa-jrountlllP of presidential contend- ner liand side. She walked In the back of Lufkin 100, Midland 105, Mineral Wells 107. Presidio 108, San An- (Sec POUTS, Page 11) (See II) SHARP QUIZ Barry Promises GOP To Back Rights Law nd was crossing the slrcel home when she was struck by the left front bumper of a {pick-up truck being d rive n bllsaelo" loV Waco "l02 Wink 105 It Acting Dirci was understooi lod, however. serve a? that Harding would acting director until after Ihe November elections, permanent chosen. director when a will n Scym.w mi Harding, -IS, frequently has served as acting director when Caplin was out of town. Caplin promoted him from a: sistant commissioner for plan nim: ?ml research lo deputy commissioner in Ho joinc< uevemle Service said. He said the Iruck .1 row that (he island city has yibecn Ihc slate's "coolesl" si The Weather Bureau said the'--------------- traveling al a slow speed. jhigh temperatures would conlin-: The injured girl was taken through Ihe weekend, the hospital following the ,p.m. accident by a McCabe- Today's CIllK'klc nd such action as the Senate eels justified will be taken." Interested In Deeds In the foreign field, Johnson iras asked for reaction to Ihe rc- enl conciliatory statements at- ribulcd (o Cuban Prime Min- ster Fidel Castro. "I am much more Interested n deeds than Siiid tho 'resident. He promised 'carefully watch for any actions ir deeds that would carry into effect the actions that I Ihink would be in best interest of the Jeople of Cuba and the people of .he world." Much of the 30-minute session Jealt with the stale of Iho econ- omy. The President said "times are good, and getting better." And he predicted bright pros- pects "as far as the trained eye can see inlo Good liudgct News He also said tie expected to have "some good news" within a week or 10 days on final budg- et figures for the IliG-l fiscal year that ended June 30. -Someone asked about n Gold- water charge that the adminis- tration has been fiscally irre- sponsible. The President said he is inter- ested in comments from authori- tative sources lacking political motives. And he cited recent statements by (he American Hankers Association, Henry Ford II, the Nalional Research and the Morgan Guar- anty Trust Co., which, he said, :end to rebuff Goldwater's con- x'ntion. No Controls Also in the economic sphere, Johnson said both sides in cur- rent auto labor lalks "do nol governmental intervention in these do I." He said he is confident collec- tive bargaining will achieve ,1 responsible settlement which will have "a profound impact on our economic prospects at home and abroad." The President, in a scries of opening statements, announced a number of top-level appoint- ments: Wheat, a Los Angeles (Sec FIJI, Page II) IDKAS Districting Witnesses SAN FRANCISCO writers, Sen. Harry Goldwater A Wcsl Texas observer whose der almosl hostile questioning showed a solid increase by some Republican platform bu! no record, said, "We were surprised at the increase. The dry weather has hurt the live- stock industry, but we made real good gains in spite of it." THE WEATHER promised Friday to uphold thejpledgc: civil rights law as its stands. because il is Ihc voice of'.! He pltlUSG fident "mood, in more ways than the law." strong assurances lhat he ex-' supporlcrs-a big majori- Clear to partly cloudy and continued hot Saturday through Sunday. South to southeast winds at 5 to 15 m.p.h. Expected Saturday temperatures: High 08, low 76. r South Central Texas: Clear to partly cloudy and hot Satur- day anil Sunday. isolatcd showers south. II i g h Saturday Friday Temperatures; High low 7C. Tides (Port Lavaca Port qtiestioning Goldwatcr's integri- ty. "You are, said the scna tor, and then ambulance. She later released. f Driver of the bus was listedj as Harvey William Teague. Murphy was assisted in the While giant strides arc lie- ing in practically all fields of endeavor, many ohl jtrohlf-ms slid rlaimir for as how to fold n mail mnp. won great waves of ap- the majority. If I am yotir presi-j as lie delivered, in con-Wnl I1" something about this: peets to support any platform Ihe GOP committee to beat the Democrats with it in November. Hut questions; followed. Goldwater pledged himself not lo seek repeal of igh, ty of the applauded every Goldwater reply, while Ihc mostly backers of Gov. William W. Scranton of 'ennsylvania sat quiclly Another long exchange fol- Cbance of stili'tional. then flared when a Negro member reopened Ihd Iwatcr to explain his views giving European military control of nuclear jwcapons. The delegate said Could Goldwalcr was conccrn" over ly, conscientiously and in good [nc position, faith use Ihc powers and pres- Goldwater said his views had rights issue. SUNDAY PREVIEW O'Connor Lows at of the presidency to misquoted. The law cicarly p.m. and p.m. Highs at out Ihe civil rights asked jgivcs (hc president sole decision p.m. Saturday and a.m. Sunday. Barometric pressure at sea level: 29.SJ5. Sunset Saturday: Sun- rise Sunday: This tnl'jrmallon on data from Ihc U.S. wcallicr Bureau Victoria Olllcc. George A Parker of the District 1 of Columbia. in using nuclear arms, he "When you use lhal argumenljlaw." Ihc Problems A lime-honored expression in tin; Texas Legislature describing n need for reaching an ngonlzing di-risinn goes about like tliis: "Well, we are up In the lick log tmw." That's what Ihc next session of Ihc I.egislalure is fncini; on con- gressional anil legislative rcdislncling, anil Stuart Long nf The Advocate's Austin llurcau Iclis nlioul il (in Sunday's cdilorial 151 no mi In Sunday's Vlclorln Advocntr, .111 nrltclr. by Stfilf Writer FIrucc Pallon fcaturps RloDininglim's new school super- intendent, who offers sonic comments on Ills new school system anil his career In education. Appear Before Panel U.LAS seven-manIgrcssiunal districts. This would committee of (lie Texas Lef.isla- be within the Supreme Court's live Council heard 1'J witnesses 15 per cent population variance, hero Friday as il soughl an-lthcy explained, but would put swers lo Ihe stale's congression- both districls over the al redislricling problems. population figure. The all-day hearing, presided I'arkhouse suggested lhat Dal- ovcr by Sen. George (Cotton) las get a second congressman Moffett of Chillicothc, brought and thai north sections of tho out almost as many ideas on the .comity be placed in Rep. Ray problem as witnesses. Jionerts', Democrat of McKin- The committee meets next in ney, Fourth Congressional Dis- Houston on July 17. itrict. Southern portions of the A three-judge federal court in county would go inlo Rep, Olin More on Topless Snil you arc questioning my hones-1 The candidate said he was not Hugh Mulligan of thn Associated Press lakes a Inok Goldwater snapped, "I'lalking about long-range or inl-i at Khrushchev's charges thai the lopless lialhlnj; suit Is should resent il hut I won't. I'll crmcdiato ballistic missiles, but] shjniMcnnl of a decay ol American civilization. Tlic Sunday answer your question. Parker protested he vyas "I am concerned about Ihcj (Sec liAHRY, Page. II) reader will gel Hie opinion of anllminolngisls, nrclirohigisls mill girh ol Ihe t'nlics llrrgrrf in Ihe irpnrl, [Inuslon ordered Texas to redis- irict several motilhs ago. The U.S. Supreme Court followed wilh an edict lhat congressional districts must be formed accord- ing to population and communi- ty interest wilh approximately constituents for each member of the U.S. House of tcprc.scnlativcs. Among those presenting plans verc Republican Slate Heps. ke Harris and Dick Morgan; representatives from Grand Teaguc's, College Slaticn Democrat, Sixth Congressional District. The I'arkhouse plan is roughly equivalent to one recently pro- posed by Republican Hep. Bruce Algcr of Dallas. Harris, however, objected lo culling Dallas County "adrifl into neighboring congressional districts which ,ire basically rural." Politicians and civic leaders from Districts Four, Six and 13 Prairie, Dcnlon, I.ongview, Dun-lput in bids for parts of Dallas crnvillc, and Tyler; and Stale Sun. George Park- County. A District Four group earlier in the week decided that Gar- Harris and Morgan Mcsquitc, Hnlchins and keeping Dallas County together Scagcvillc areas of the county and drawing a mirth-south line'should be placed in Rep. Rob- down the crtiler fur two (Srr I'ANKL, Page 10 I ;