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   Advocate (Newspaper) - July 13, 1964, Victoria, Texas                                THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 119th 67 TELEPHONE 111 5-1451 VICTORIA, TEXAS, MONDAY, JULY 13, 1964 ISTABLISHED 1846 12 Cents Link Sought In Murder, Shot Firing Both Shootings o 111 Same Area COLBERT, Ga. Ihorities sought Sunday lo det- ermine whether shots lircd at a Negro family from Florida might be connected with the slaying by night-riding gunmen of a Negro educator from Wash- ington, D.C. Lemuel A. Penn, 49, director of Washington's vocational high schools, was killed Saturday as he, drove through the quiet coun- tryside of norlh Georgia. Clarence Ellington, 48, a Ne- gro insurance agent of Fort Pierce, Fla., reported later that lie and his family were fired on about 2-1 hours before Penn was killed. Ellington said his auto- mobile was fired on in the vicin- ity of where Penn was slain, Fircil Into Car Penn, a lieutenant colonel in the Army reserve, was slain by gunmen who fired a shotgun into his car aboul 10 miles northeast of Colbert. The slaying spurred-an inten- sive investigation by the FBI, the Georgia Bureau" of Investi- gainn and local officers. Col. Lowell Connor, director of the Georgia Bureau of Inves- tigation, said Ellington's ac- count had been verified. Ellington said lie had just turned off U.S. 29 onto Georgia 72, [he highway on which Penn was killed, when three or four sliols were fired from a passing car. Uiilmrl Ellington, his wife and two sons were in the car but were not injured. He said the assai- Scranton Debate Bid Rejected by Goldwater j I'EIISONAL TOUCH Each Mothers' Day for 20 years since the death of her son in a world War II plane crash, Mrs. Clara Winkeler, 70, ol St. Louis has received flowers from her son's commanding officer, Murphy May of. Brownfleld, Tex. May sur- prised Mrs. Winkler when he appeared at her sub- urban Ferguson home and announced, "I'm deliv- ering the flowers in person this -lime." They are shown above. (AP Photo) Murder Charge Filed in Accident Ian Is' him. car apparently trailed "It turned off Highway 72 be- hind us and then passed ing back at said Ellington, who later was interviewed by FBI agents. He described Ihe gunman's car as black wilh a white or sil- ver streak. Ellington said he first report- ed the incident to sheriff's depu- ties at Abbeyville, S.C., his des- tination and "the first open place." He reported his car had admit 20 lo 25 pellet marks from shotgun blasts. To Washington Penn was shot as he drove from Ft. Benning, Ga., lo Wash- ington. He, and two companions traveling with him had complet- ed a two-week refresher course at the Army base. The Maj. Charles E. Brown, 44, and U. Col. John D. Howard, 42, both of Washington, nol hurt. Both are Negroes. Gov. Carl E. Sanders said the Penn shooting was the result ol "the inflammatory reaction of a person with a demented mind.' "I am ashamed (or myself and for the responsible citizens of Georgia that this occurrence took place in our he add- ed. The FBI was ordered into the case by U.S. Ally. Gen. Robert F. Kennedy. Advocate News Scivlcc PORT LAVACA A charge of murder without malice was tiled against Tommie Bryan Briggs, 23, of Port Layaca Sun- day afternoon in Justice of the Peace Frank Kelly's court. Bond was set at The charge grew out of a pe- destrian-molor vehicle accident Inj uries Light In Two-Car Crash Here A Victoria woman was ad mitted to DeTar Hospital for ob servation and two oilier persons Jack Fields. Ex-SS General Facing Trial MUNICH, Germany former SS general faces tria here Monday charged with play ing a major role in the death of more than Jews. He is Karl Wolff, 64, bellei known for his secret negotia lions wilh Ihe Americans lha led to the capitulation of Ger many's World War II armies in Italy. Saturday al p.m. result ng in the death of Ray Ca 'azos, 15i of Port Lavaca a he intersection of Alcoa am Dcshazor Drives, Briggs, driver of the car made a statement that he wa massing a car at the -lime o he accidenl and failed to se he boy, who was walking on the left hand side of the roac authorities said. Briggs brough the boy to the hospital in hi car and carried him lo Ih emergency room. Police Sgl. Jimmy Graham Patrolman Bill Pullln an Gene Durrani, who the investigation, were 'asslsfe by Stale Patrolman Charle Heath and County Altorne realed for minor injuries fol owing an aulo collision about 6 ).m. Sunday at Rio Grande Boulevard and Cameron. Mrs. Cecelia Cavazos of Roulc I was admitted as a precaution She is an expectant mother. Hci sister-in-law, Mrs. Lupe Cava zos, a passenger in the same car, was treated for bruises am dismissed. Driver of Ihe other vehicl was Senobio Guardiola, 40, o Yoakum. He received bruises, 3ut was nol otherwise injured, and was not admitted to the hos- pital. Also in the Cavazos car were Cynthia, 3, and Mary Lucinda, 2, children of Mrs. Cecelia Cavazos, the driver; and Rudy, 6, Norma 9, and Ifina, e, chil- dren of Mrs. Lupe Cavazos. None was hurt. Ambulances from McCabe- Carrutb and Duck e It Funeral Homes look the occupants to DeTar for examination after the accident. The collision, investigated by Patrolman Fernando Robles, quickly drew a large c r o w d. Firemen made a swift investiga- tion of spilled liquid on the street, but found it to be water, not gasoline. Funeral services for Cavazo will be held Tuesday at a.m. from Rcndon Funera Home and Chapel and at 9 a.m from our Lady of the Gu Calholic Church with the Rev Charles Moran officiating. Burial will be in St. Jos Catholic Cemetery in Blooming ton under direction of Rendo Funeral Home. A Rosary was said by th Sacred Heart Society Sunda it 8 p.m. at Rendon Chapel. Scouls Lucky On Church Visil WASHINGTON (AP) Son- 75 Boy Scouls who went lo th National Cily Christian Cliurc Sunday in hopes of seeing Pres denl and Mrs. Johnson struck lucky. They not only attended ser ices with the President an Mrs, Johnson, but were invite to Ihe church hall lo shal hands with the Prcsidenl. The Scouls are slopping Washington for some sight, ing while en route to the annu Scout Jamboree in Vallc Forge, Pa. Part of Body May Be Link to Missing Trio Case TALLULAH, La. The federal officials conducting aldelphia. delegate laim 739 Barry Rights Plank Is Defended SAN FRANCISCO arry Goldwaler claimed 739 elegales Sunday for the Repub- can presidential nomination nd dismissed Gov. William W cranlon's challenge to debate im at Ihe GOP convenlion as idiculous. Goldwaler also counseled boll arties against seeking any new ivil rights legislation now. I don't think either part} hould try al this time to go be ond the present bill, which is he the Republican front unner declared. Highest Claim Goldwater said he thinks llic ivil rights plank drafted by the cpnblican Platform Com illlce covers the situation b; lodging to enforce the new law Ie added that ho doesn't think cranton forces can force loor fight over the righls plank tial would be damaging to his ause. Goldwaler made his delegati highest claim hi ms made so two record id television interviews sand vichcd into an afternoon center ence and courtesy calls with 2 Republican state chairmen am delegation heads. lie said most of Ihcm ar 'prelty solidly pledged to me. Goldwater quickly and flatl rejected'. Ihe debate clmlleng posted by Scranton, his chief r val for the nomination. Personal Attacks "The request is ridiculous, he said in a statement rclaye hrough a spokesman. "I wi debate Democrats. Lyndo Johnson is our target." Goldwater said he Ihink Icranlon "has excluded him self" as a potential runnin mate because of his "very pel sonal attacks on me." But the senator said if he wir :he nomination and party leai rs urge a unity ticket includin Scranlon "I would give him cry consideration." Goldwater said he still is pon tiering the question of a vie presidential running male. 'T. considering quite a (ew names, he said. A Little Rent Goldwater also issued a slat menl saying the reason he wa seeking the presidency was b cause "I owe a little bil of rei for Ihe privilege of being American." The Arizona senator said al. Republican conservatives "vas ly outnumber the liberals in I party." "The delegates at this co vention are a reflection Republican opinion across I! he said. Goldwaler said he hopes su liberal republicans as Sen Jacob K. Javits and Kenneth Kealing of New York and Thorn" as Kuchcl of California will jo in Ihe effort to elect Ihe GO ticket once it is decided on. Sluck By Pledges He said Republican conserva-1 ives pitched in in the 1960 dcnlial effort of former Vice President Richard M. Nixon. Goldwater said conservative owcr half o( a body, ils for three civil righls Mund wilh rope, was missing for three Sunday in a river 17 oulh of three vanished at Phila- The condition of the June 21 afler nadc il impossible to tell a bond on a speed- ex or race but officials charge. Tallulah is 125 atcly notified Mississippi wesl-southwcst of Phila- When the Lights Shakespeare Still They were offered on. Airs. Bca .Mai tin, money back, hut Ihe was hostess for the dience wouldn't have any of responded wilh a U all happened Sunday transformer from night al Koslcr Field car and regular lights a power failure knocked returned to the slagc. the lights at t h e Cl'L spokesman said a building where the line shorted out, peare Festival's "A due lo Ihe damp summer Nights' lhal accompanied wns In cool front moving through The audience city. Electric power, ef- (he money-hack offer only Foster Field, trooping to their cars out between approxi- flashlights and Ihe and p.m. the three were Schwerncr, 24, ancl Michae Andrew Goodman, 20, both while, of New York city, and James Chancy, 22-year-old Meridian, Miss., Negro. James Bowls of Tallulah, who was fishing in Old River sighlcc Ihe body draped across a log in the water. The dead person apparently had been wearing blue jeans mg t The and tennis shoes. The feet were lied with five twisls of rope. Police put the remains in a plastic bag which was taken to a Tallulah funeral home to awa it the arrival of federal and Mis- sissippi officials. The. leather belt In the tr ouscrs had a mclal buckle with Ihe initial "M." A gold walch was in one pocket, together with a key chain holding two one appeared to be a truck key and Die other was a locker or post office key. The pockets also yielded part of a cigarette pack and a piece o( paper with the words College, rural Mis sissippi." Alcorn College is localct al Lorman, In rural Mississippi I, LOOR FIGHT SEEN GOP Platform Shaped To Ideas of Goldwater SAN FRANCISCO cpublican Plalfonn Commit- e came up Sunday with a 1964 rly campaign document aped closely to the ideas of Barry Goldwater. It headed squarely into a eon- cnlion Moor attack by support- 's of Gov. William W. Scran- n. In its perhaps most controver- al plank, the platform pledges "ull implementation and fnilh- 1 execution" of the new civil ghts law. This (alls far short the more positive position lat Scranlon insisls represents ie "moderate mainstream" ol cpublican thought. But it, and olhcr civil ivording, fils closely with the! dens of the Arizona conservn-' ivc who appears lo be riding ligh toward first-ballot nominn- ion for Ihe presidency on Wednesday. Similarly, the platform alters the lOfifl GOP position on the un- ion shop in a way that jibes with Goldwaler's views; backs a "prayer amendment" lo upset a Supreme Court ruling criticized by Goldwater; hews to the Gold- water line on medical care foi the elderly; and approves an olhcr constitutional amcndmeiv to upset Ihe Supreme Court nil ing that seats in both houses o: legislatures must be ap- lortiouccl on a impulsion basis, Goldwitler's idea s li o vv e d hrough also in a plank culling 'or recognition of a Cuban gov- ernment in exile and a commil- iicnl to miike it clear to Com- munist aggressors that Ihe Unit- ed Stales will recognize no "privileged sanctuaries." This is the term applied to Communist countries used as bases for subversives attack wilhin Western-allied nations, particularly in Southeast Asia. Amendments described as moderate by Scranton backers were killed by the heavy Gold- (See GOP, Page 12) Ridiculous Says Barry To Gambit Neutral Line Kepi by Ike SAN FRANCISCO iam W. Scnmlon dramatically challenged Barry Goldwater to man-lo-mnn debate Sunday In a surprise gambit to halt the Ariz- ona senator's crunching drive toward the Republican pre- sidential nomination. The proposed arena: podium Ike Asks No Charge AMAK1U.O (AP) Kor- mcr President Dwlght D. Eisenhower said Sunday he hoped police dropped the in- cident In which he was struck by a placard here (luring a stopover. Eisenhower, who said in Sun Francisco that he be- lieved it a case of over- telegraphed Ills wishes to Mayor F. V. Wallace of Ainurlllo. The youth arrested, Mel- vin Phillip Floyd, 23, of Spearman, Tex., is free on S200 hond and is scheduled lo appear Monday morning in corporafion courl. Young F 1 o y d is charged with simple assntill, but the belief around Amarillo City Hull, newsmen say, is (hat the charge proliably will he ilnipend as Eisenhower asked. Victoria Sizzles At 104 Degrees Victoria recorded its hottest July temperature in 25 years 5unday afternoon when lite mercury climbed to n sizzling degrees al the U.S. Wealli- cr Bureau al Foster Field. The reading was the warmest iince July 8, 1933, when 110 was recorded. Previous high readings of 102 noted in July of L943 and were exceeded. A squall line associated with Ihe passage of n cool fronl moved through Hie city al dropping a patter of rain and lowering tempera- tures somewhat, although some residents noled that the effccl was steamy. The weather bureau record- ed no rain, however. The front was expeclcd to be Texas Delegation Hears Tower Praise Platform SAN FRANCISCO lolm Tower, head of the Texas delegation lo llic Republican convention, told the group Sun- day that the party's proposed national platform is one on which Barry Goldwater can run. This drew' long applause from Texas' 53 delegates and 56 al- :ernatcs. Tower, one of the key drafters of the platform, spoke at a pre-convcnlion cau- cus. I Ihink il Is a good plat- Tower said. "There are one or two things that might not please all of us. However, it is a consensus of the thinking in the parly, it is a conservative platform, it is a platform Barry Goldwater can run on, I can as ;ure Tower also said he Is sun }oldwatcr "will be nominate! iy a substantial margin on Ihe first ballot." Again Ihere was long ap lause. The Texas senator said It I conceivable some oppositio may develop lo the platforn from the convenlion floor. "I am confident these efforl will be he added. "I (hink it is one of the hes platforms ever drafted, and think it will be resounding! adopted on the floor." a line between Corpus, lirisli to a point south of cnuinont by morning, raising ie possibility of thunders lor ms etween Corpus Christl and rownsville. However, Vlclo- a's prospects were described s "high and dry" by n weath- r observer. Another (rout moved Into lie Texas Panhandle nid-morning. Wichita Falls, plagued lost veek with temperatures rong- ng up lo 109 degrees, recorded mid-day reading Sunday of 7 degrees, or 14 degrees cooler lian al the same lime Sattir- Measureablc precipitation rc- ovled lo the wcalher bureau or the 24-hour period ending nt p.m. included Amarillo .02, icaumont .15, College Stalion 34, Dalhart .02 and Wink .45. Only six weather bureau stn- ions reported temperatures of 00 degrees. Maximum of the Republican National Con- delegates vote on the nomination. "R i d i c it I o u replied Goldwater. The feuding Republicans ring up Ihe curtain on their conven- tion Monday. Ike No Help Scranlon hit n feverish pace in pursuit of the confident, front-running Goldwater. The Pennsylvania governor got no help from an Important homo stale constituent, former President Dwighl D. Eisenhow- r, Eisenhower hit town offering no support lo anybody. But Scranton slopped up on lis own and threw his challenge at Goldwoter before a national television audience. "This would he somewhat no- he remarked. "But so far as 1 know it is perfectly legal about and it would be of great edifica- tion to Ihe delegates." The Is Target governor appeared NBC's "Meet Ihe a pro- gram which Goldwater original- ly had agreed lo split with him in separate appearances. Goldwater's reaction was t quick no. "The request ts ridiculous" he said. "I will debate Demo- crats. Lyndon B, Johnson Is our target. Flghling members of Ihe con- vention plnlform committee la- wed through the night and camo up al dawn with a state- ment of pnrty principles and promises hewing close to the Goldwnter line. Flghls Looks Kulilc Every attempt of Scranlon's supporters to change it to their Iking wenl down to defeat. They promised a fight on the convention floor Tuesday that looks equally fulile. As il finally came out, the controversial document calls merely for full implementation and faithful execution of the and Dr. Philip Solomon of Bos- new civil rights Ion, n professor of psychiatry at doesn't say it is constitutional, as Scranton wished. Goldwaler temperatures (or he day ranged from Dalhiirt's 81 degrees lo Victoria's 104, Forecasts called for variable cloudiness Monday with widely scattered thundershowcrs, most of Ihem in South Texas, with slightly cooler lemperalures. Oregon Senalor Weds Professor WASHINGTON Mmirino B. Neuherger, D-Ore., Harvard University, were mar ried here Saturday night, she announced Sunday. David L. Bazclon, chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals, performed Ihe ceremony at his home in Washington. Delegate for a Day Finds Dollar Signs Out in Force voled against it because he said two provisions are unconstitu- tional. The platform calls for a cul of at least 55 billion in annual fed- eral spending, a minimum of government intervention in la- bor disputes, less influence in the United Nations (or small, new nations, decisive moves to wirf the war in Viet Nam, mil- (Scc SCRANTON, Page 12) SAN FRANCISCO was a delegate for a day. I should have stood in bed and saved money. With a borrowed badge, I there were scores of youngsters of demonstration. 1 thought I'd forces could have taken charge of the parly four years ago but wandered the hills of San Fran- were committed lo Nixon roady, even lo be stuck by (heir pledges. He said, too, that some o( the points Gov. William W. Scranlon at the "Gold Walcr" sland. 11 was free here', (or sale else- where. HUMUS MUV. ivinidnj IY. ocranioni wants inserted in the Re- publican plalform "are only there for harassment." He predicted Ihe convention would vote down any "harass-. Ing" planks. welcomed wilh open arms. I it cost me money. Every lime I turned around. College Slates Second Term Registration for the second summer school term a Victoria College will be Monday in Ihe rcgistar's office, according to Dr. Roland Bing, dean. Classes will begin Tuesday. The deadline for registration is Wednesday, Bing said. Today's Chuckle The only person who lis- tens to both blilrs of t h e family argument Is llic worn- 10 In Ihe ncxl apartment. 18, of 1.0s Angeles put a big I were 21 I'd vote for Barry" autlon on me, my sunny-side-of- 40 locks curled with pleasure. "That's 50 cents, she said. Well, who could resist, especially if you're over 21. Cherie's group, clad in bright yellow cowgirl skirts, came lo to or die for Goldwaler, and, incidentally, lo whoop and hol- er and join in Ihe excitement. They've got quite a bit of competition. Kandec Killcn, 17, a student at Alamo Heights High School in San Antonio, Tex., and Cindy Collbran, 20, of San Francisco and Colorado Women's College in Denver, were doing a brisk business with a satire on who's who in the Republican party. Clad In beachcomber pants and striped T-shirts, (or a buck they sold you nine cartoons in Ihe manner of the verbal Tom Swltties. Partly cloudy, not quile so liot Monday and Tuesday, with northeasterly winds 10 to 20 m.p.h. Monday, becoming east o soulherly Monday night and fuesday. Expected Monday cmpcratures: Low 75, high 94. At the Mark Hopkins Hotel, THE WEATHER South Central Texas: Partly you wind him up. cloudy Monday and Tuesday with widely scalcred showers and Ihundcrshowcrs south Mon- day. Sunday temperatures: High 101, low 79. Tides (P o r I Lavaca -Port O'Connor Lows at >.m. and a.m. Tuesday, ilghs at p.m. and a.m. Tuesday. Barometric pressure at sea Sunset Monday sunrise Tuesday This Information based on data I mm the U.S. Weilhcr Bureau Victoria Office, (set I kepi looking or some kind found one when I saw a bunch of placards about a block away carried and waved by a lot of jirls dressed up in blue. Butj :hcy were advertising a] "BeaUes" movie. j In tents back of the conyen-' lion headquarlers, the Hiltoni Hotel, they have a lol of gim- sale. j There is "Gold that! soft drink; three kinds of Gold- water only 2 for Scranton; Goldwater cologne; Jolclwater buttons, and an ele- phant lhat walks and But for dclcgales who have not yet ventured lo the Top of (he closed, by Ihe bit of useful informa- tion, for free. It lakes steps and four rest stops per block to walk up Mason Strccl to Ihe hotel where old water and Scranton am! lots of other folks are staying. Several sailors who seemed to   have lo run down. We cnlchj 'etn." "PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION HANDBOOKS 1964" Republican Convention Dcmocral Convenlion TALLY SHEETS Be prepared for Ihe coming political conventions with this handy booklet that has all the issues, history, and olhcr voting information. You may pickup your FREE COPY At the office of The Advocate 311 E. ConsliUUion   

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