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   Advocate (Newspaper) - July 19, 1964, Victoria, Texas                                THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 119th 73 TTLEPHONI HI t-MSl. VICTORIA, TEXAS, SUNDAY, JULY 19, 1964 ESTABLISHED 1M9 42 Pages Congress Facing Big Work Load Crucial Issues Still ou Docket WASHINGTON gress, after taking a week off for the Republican- National Convention, reconvenes Monday with advance warning from Senate Majority Leader Mike Mansfield, D-Mont., that part- isan in-fighting could delay ad journment until snow is on the ground. The Senate faces a heavy schedule of much of it hotly Mansfield field out hope of ad journment before the Democrat ic National Convention in Atlan tic City, N.J., Aug. 24. Willingness (o Work "It depends on the willingness to get down to the legislative business at hand and to leave the political take off and cam- paign oratorical flights until la- he said in a statement. "We can finish the work of this Congress by late August, but if we do not, we will be here after the Democratic National Convention. We will be here in September and on into Decem- ber if necessary." Mansfield summoned all Democratic senators for a con- ference Monday in advance the 11 a.m. reopening of the ses- sion to map out a program ol legislation which he said must "be disposed of as a prerequi- site to adjournment." To Meet Dirksen The Democratic leader said he would follow up this confer- ence by meeting with Sen. Ev- erett M. Dirksen of Illinois, the Republican leader, in an effort lo speed action. Mansfield made no reference to any possible effect the nomi- nation of Sen. Barry Goldwater of Arizona as the Republican presidential candidate may have in the consideration of a pileup of administration propos- ALL Builders this week completed the first railroad depot to be built in Victoria in more than a quarter of a century. Patterned after the old Western railway stations, ex- cept for its concrete foundation, it will serve the Suburban Kiwanis Special a miniature train that op- erates in Riverside Park at the Vic- toria Children's Zoo. (Advocate Photo) Council Vote Due On Property Sale Auto Tax Relief a Possibility; Action Set on Bike Registration als. Major fights loom in both Sen- ate and House on the antipover- ty legislation, .which has been approved by labor committees, of both bodies. Foreign Aid Target And Sen. Wayne Morse, D- Cily Council will meet Mon- day at 5 p.m. with two im- portant ordinances tip for final reading and sale of the city property on courthouse square on the agenda. All three are expected to re- ceive final council approval. Council also will consider a recommendation lo eliminate automobile faxes. Mayor Kcmper Williams Jr. last Sunday announced that he would propose final affirmative action on the county's offer oi offer for the property long stalled in committee de- bate. A subsequent poll o: council members at mid-week indicated that three planned to vote for the sale, although Cquncilwoman Bea Martin [ualified her vole with certain Ore., has announced he will stipulations. The Iwo ordinances up for make a determined effort to and final ,-eading will re slash al least from the foreign aid au- thorization bill the Senate will take up this week. The House doesn't plan any legislative action Monday, but will begin work Tuesday on sev- eral pending bills of lesser sig- nificance. But the Senate, far behind in ils work because of the long fili- buster against the civil rights bill, faces a hectic four weeks. Both branches have passed different versions of a lion federal pay raise bill, a food stamp measure, a lion military construction meas- ure and a bill setting allocations for the federal aid to highways program on which final action must be taken. They are expect quire thai all bicycles in the city be registered with the City 3olice Department, and estab ish in general terms city regu aliens against "objectionabl  Draw Fire Negroes Given Rights Backing JOHNSON CITY, Tex. President Johnson condemned "clandestine hate organiza- tions" Saturday and pledged that the federal government would step in wherever local au- Ihorlties fail to halt violence, WAVES MERGE More Showers Predicted Here A broad trough of low pressure formed by the merging of two easterly waves is giving the Victoria area an excellent chance for a much-needed general n. Ray Moses, the U.S. Weather Bureau at Foster Field, said the center of the trough was scheduled to n important committee of the terror and savagery. !ouse of but e declined to name his source. Neither I he White House nor make any comment on Zagri's hargcs. 'Spies' In Union 2agrl said he expects that the lleged bugging of the White Johnson's blunl declaration, voiced at a news conference on the front lawn of his ranch he Justice Department would home, was directed at groups which he said are trying to in- timidate Negroes from claim- ing their constitutional rights. At the same lime, the Presi- dent cautioned civil rights adyo- cates against stepping outside House, and the "planting of lhe ]aw to promote their cause. pies in labor unions by the De- >artmcnt of Justice" will be in- soon by the House udiciary Committee. He said 1 of the as committee members low are pledged lo vote for learings on the Justice Depart- ment. Zagri He said they have an obligation to slick to "the path of peaceful petillon and legal recourse, of ree speech and free election." Violence, Terror Johnson repealed several imes a promise that the federal said Kennedy's "ven- government delta" is "nol only against Hot- a but also against Roy Conn (former aide lo the late Sen. Jo seph R. McCarthy, R-Wis.) always promptly assist local authorities :o maintain order as long as the lives and security of our fellow citizens are in danger." He said this would be done Victorian Top Cowboy At Cuero Adrocale Newi Servka CUERO Steve Kolle of Vic- toria earned all-around cowboy honors Saturday night in the finale of the Cuero Youth Rodeo, nftcr teaming with his sister, Gayla, to win the ribbon rop- ng event. All-around cowgirl was a tic >etwcen Henri Mae Jones o Halletlsville and Carol Smith of Lockharl, who earned the same number of poinls in com events. en. Edwin Walker and anyone wherever local law enforcomen else who dares to disagree wltl him." Teamsters, said Zagri, cannot support "fascism, whether it is offered by the man from the West or the man from Massa- to Sen. Barry Goldwater of Arizona, Republican presidential nee and Kennedy. He urged Teamsters to advise President Johnson not to name Kennedy as his running mate in the forthcoming presidential election. ass the clly some lime early mday morning, and that show- 's and considerable cloudiness tould prevail through the ay. The system should begin lo sslpate by Sunday night, oses said. The same system ad already dumped up to 8.46 iches of rain In parts of lorida and Georgia. Reach Coast Both of the easterly waves hlch were moving across the ulf of Mexico Friday had eached the Texas Coast early aturday night, Moses said, nd there was no longer any hancc of a hurricane forming rom lhe present system. Tides were running about two eel above normal m the Port iBvaca-Porl O'Connor area under the influence of easier- proved inadequate to cope with 'iolence and terror. Standing at a portable ros- rum, and with Mrs. Johnson "dnf Tests May Not Be Fair To Minority Group Child By JOHN HARBOUR Associated Press Science Writer WASHINGTON (AP) Negro and other minority group children could lose out on training opportunities under the Civil Rights Act through misuse of standard mental tests, psychologists warned Saturday. Dr. Jerome S. Bruner, a Harvard University profes- sor, said a work group of psychologists had weighed the ability of conventional tests to probe the learning abilities of minority group children. Bruner is president of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues from which the work group was drawn. Most conventional tests are designed to measure the learning abilities of children from middle-class environ- ments with certain advan- tages that stem from those environments, the group report said. When these same tests are turned to forecasting the learning abilities of children from less advantageous cir- cumstances, the results are often not valid. The report came to the conclusion that, "The mis- use of tests with minority group children, or in any situation, is a serious breach of professional ethics." The society is a division of the American Psychological Association, the major pro- fessional organization for psychologists in the United States. The issue came up when an amendment was added to the 1964 Civil Rights Act thai permitted ability testing for individuals seeking training opportunities. In a statement, the assoc- iation said many of the questions in the report on children's tests pertain with equal force to the testing of minority group adults. "In testing the minorily group child it is sometimes appropriate lo compare his performance with thai of advantaged children lo de- termine the magnitude of the deprivation lo be over- the report said. "At other times it is ap- propriate to compare his test performance with that children to de- termine his relative depriva- tion in comparison with others who have also been denied good homes, good neighborhoods, good diets, good schools and good teach- ers." But it is also appropriate, the report said to measure lhe child's performance on tests at the beginning with his later performance. In this way, it said, "we are able to gauge the suc- cess of our efforts to move the minority group child forward on the long, hard road of overcoming the deficiencies which have been forced upon him." Other winners were as fo! lows: Kurcliack Champ Bareback bronc riding, Dan ny Stephens of Yoakum wil 21.4 points. Tic-down ard Bctlge of Moyersvillc. wli behind him in a metal rocking chair, the President read his condemnation of hale groups >efore fielding the questions of reporters regarding views of Sen. Barry Goldwalcr on In- volving the federal government n curbing slreets crimes. Concentrate Power Johnson said thai if federal authorities were responsible for ail law enforcement, "it would do more than anything else to concentrate power in Washing- ton." And asked about the dispute over Interpretation of Goltlwnt- :r's statements about cxtrem- sls, Johnson said, "I am nol going to start passing personal ipinions on the expressions of Jie other party and the other candidate at this point." The President added lhat, "The American people are per- fectly careful and prudent peo- ple and they can very well judge those matters them- selves." 50 Newsmen Greeting some 50 reporters and photographers on the lawn in front of his ranch home, Johnson reported, too, that the federal budget deficit for the fiscal year lhat ended June 30 was a billion cnlt roping, Rlc' u- uungv in BVIIIU. wil total time of 51.6 seconds fo hree calves. Clover-leaf barrel race, Lli da Sue Miller of Edna, wil otal time of 51.0'in three ride Calf-dogging, three-way I iclween Mark Doerham, Ric ard Bettge and Alden Bade, a of Meyersvilte. Figure-eighl, Phyllis Smot ers of Corpus tot ime of seconds for Ihn rides. Breakaway Winner Breakaway roping, Pltyll of Manor, total tim of 43.1 seconds for three rides Ribbon roping, Steve an Gayla Kollo, total time of 32 seconds for three rides. Bull riding, Glen Urban La Grange, tor tho best ride on two bulls. y winds up to 30 miles per hour. Moses said the (irst wave lad already begun to dissipate when it was Joined by the sec- ond. He said the present trough follows an irregular line stretching from Georgia to the central Texas Coast; and then bends south toward the Tam- plco, Mex., area. Unsettled Unsettled weather prevails over much of the eastern Car- ibbean, he added. Only .12 inches of rain was recorded at the Weather Bu- reau Saturday, although some- what heavier amounts wert re- ported in the clly. The Central Fire Station and the North Street Fire Station both reported .70 Inch- es, and the Lono Tree Sub- Slallon recorded .40. Rainfall was generally light throughout the county. Mrs. Martin Hubcr of the FlcrMng Prairie area reported "only a and Dennis Koehl (See RAIN, Page >A) Station Operator Spots Stolen Car lower than months ago. After the predicted two chief executive lashed out at hate groups, one newsman asked If he had In mind the anti-Negro Ku Klux Klan and the ultraconscrvalive John Birch Society. Johnson replied that his denunciation applied lo all hate A Rcfugio Highway service station owner's interest in a newspaper story about a stolen car resulted in recovery of the car Saturday morning and the eventual arrest of an 18-year-old youth, who acording to police, admitted stealing two cars and burglarizing three business firms. The service station owner, who told police he wished lo remain unidentified, was reading a story about a ear belonging to Gordon organizations "by whatever Payne of 1004 E. Crestwood name they and spread Drive being stolen Thursday their venom. Al this point, the President volunteered thai, "I am not one I (See LBJ, Page 8A) MAY TOP MILLION Tino' Key to Salad Oil Caper By BERNARD GAVZER and DARDEN CHAMBLISS NEW YORK (AP) By any yardstick, the Salad Oil caper is the biggest fraud to hit the Mr and world of finance in American og d- tii story. At ils minimum, it involves million. It could top million. The victims were not ordinary mortals who conceivably could be euchered into buying the Brooklyn Bridge. They were re- spected and esteemed firms and criminal and civil suits, can be jrovided only by Anthony :Tino) DeAngelis, a charming, exceedingly generous, 250- pound, 48-year-old onetime h who had risen in a han ful of years lo be the major factor In lhe vegetable oil ess. Affable Tino Is not talking, ex- cept to say: "I am innocent." The charges against Tino are contained In 'two federal indict- ments and In a civil suit. One indictment alleges Tino DeAngelis Issued at least recognized from Bayonne to Bangkok. How did U happen and where is lhe money? That answer, according matter of a four-months jail sentence for contempt of court n failing to (ell a judge about secreted in Swiss bank accounts. In one civil suil, brought by he trustee for Harbor Tank Storage Co., it is alleged the company was bilked of 295.63 by "lhe machinations of the two Tino DeAn- jells and his associate, Joseph iximuscio. In substance, Tino Is accused of using phony warehouse re- corporations whose names are million in fraudulent warehouse receipts. The other alleges he put 13 "falsely made and forged" receipts In the amount of million Into Interstate to commerce. There is ilso Uxt ccipls, some out-and-out for geries, others backed by nothing more than air or sea water, to ;ct loans which in turn were iscd to speculate in lhe futures market. The details still are as slip- icry as any of the oil, real or 'iclional. How did it al! work? To begin with, there is lhe product: soybean or cottonseed oil. This Is processed Into all sorts of things, but mostly such table items as salad oil, mar- Today's Chuckle fXw'l tell your hrldc-lo-he lhat you are unworthy o! her, Let It be a uirpriit. Vlidwest and South In tank cars or barges to refineries, such as Convent intersection by Pollci garlna and shortening. Tino De- leased 139 of them to Tino Angells was the big buyer in the Angells. United States and lhe biggest exporter. He was fond of say- ing: "I was a one-man support program." This oil shipped born night In front of the Kit Kat Club on Goliad Highway, when a car appeared in the service station driveway. After servicing the vehicle, he checked lhe newspaper article again and discovered that the car mentioned and the one in his driveway were the same. He immediately notified th sheriff's office and the resulting alert of sheriff's office units ant city police ended In the re covery of the car and arrests o ils five occupants at the Moody he spanking modern million one Tino DeAngelis built near Cayenne, N.J., in an area :nown as Constable Hook. Before it Is refined, the oil Is stored in mammoth tanks, the jiggest of which was No. 1701, measuring 150 in diameter and 48 feet deep and having a capacity of about 41 million xxinds of soybean oil. Tho tanks at Constable Hook were operat- ed by Bayonne Industries which In turn he sublel 104 lo Ameri- can Express Field Warehousing Corp. and 10 lo Harbor Tank foi a year each. He kept 25 (See SUFPEHY, Page 7A> Sgt. Richard Inmon and City 'atrqlman Steve Goyncs. Police said the occupants o he vehicle denied having any hing to do with the theft of the car and implicated Rober Barcficld of 807 S. Cameron St Bareflcld, who had been charged Friday with the Thurs day night burglary of Sandies Bicycle Shop, 713 N .George St, was arrested Saturday nigh n Cuero. At the same time a car belonging to Victor Hybne of 2302 N. McArthur was stolen shortly after 8 a.m Saturday in lhe 100 block o South William Street, was re covered. Aiter he was picked up uero by Police Sgt. Willie Hill nd City Detective J. T. Mur- >y, he was returned police eadquarters where he admit- :d the car thefts and burglar- is, police said. Police aafd the other two urglaries occurred on March 1 at Carvel Feed and Seed tore, Wheeler and Stayton, and Nov. 16 of last year at GiG ron and Metal Works, 203 N. ummel St. In the Feed Store reak-in, in cash was taken nd an estimated damage nflicled in an unsuccessful at- mpt at burglarizing a safe. In the bicycle shop break-in Thursday night, in cash was (See CAR, Page 8A) THE WEATHER Mostly cloudy through Sunday night, with widely scattered showers and thundershowcrs. Southeast winds 10-20 m.p.h. Sunday temperatures: High 92, low 72. South Central Texas: Consid- erable cloudiness with scattered showers coastal sections and >arlly cloudy widely scat- cred showers elsewhere Sunday and Monday. Little change in emperature. Highs Sunday 86 o 96. Saturday temperatures: High 84, low 73. Tides (Port Lavaca Port O'Connor High at a.m., low at p.m. Barometric pressure at lea level: 30.05. Sunset Sunday. Sunrise Monday Thli Infornutton from the U.S. ViclorU OKIce. WMtkCT MM U> S   

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