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Advocate (Newspaper) - July 25, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 119th 79 TELEPHONE HI VICTORIA, TEXAS, SATURDAY, JULY 25, 1964 ESTABLISHED 14 Cents _ i Gas Valve Blow-Off Kills Man Poiul Comfort Mishap Scone Advocate News Service PORT LAVACA B. J. Char- bula, 46, a 13-year employe of Lavaca Pipeline Co., died Fri- day evening in a Corpus Christ! hospital from injuries sustained about noon when a valve on which he was working blew off a gas line near Ihe bay at Point Comfort. Charbula and other employes of the Pipeline Co. were com- pleting Ihc tie-in on a new off- shore flow line just north of Ihe public dock. The line connects with other gas lines serving the Alcoa facilities at Point C o m- fort. Radio Conlacl .Chnrbula was alone at the valve connection on the shove and was maintaining radio contact with other members of Hie crew in a boat one mile away at the well head when the accident oceured. After he failed to answer radio calls, E m i 1 Rokyta, Charbula's supervisor, went to the site and found Charbula injured. Although there were no witnesses to the accident it appeared that the valve had blown off the line and struck Carbnla in the head. An Alcoa ambulance brought him to Champ Traylor Memo- rial Hospital where it was de- termined that Charbula had sustained .a skull fracture. He WHS transferred to Spohn hos- pital in Corpus Chrisli. Presbyterian Church Mr. Charbula was born at Six Mile Mar. 22, 1918, and was a life-long resident of the area. He was a member of Six Mile Pres- byterian Church. Survivors, in addition to his wife, Rose, include his daughter, Sandra, 15, his mother, Mrs. G. Charbula, of Six Mile; four sisters, Mrs. Monty Tucker, also of Six Mile, Mrs. Martin De Leon, Mrs. Henry Cervenka and Mrs. 'Robert Daggs, all of Port Lavaca; and two brothers, Joe Charbula of Victoria and Robert Lee Charbula of Port Lavaca. Funeral arrangements will be Wide Open Campaign Forecast by President LBJ, Barry Spotted Escorting Soviet Ship Off Florida Confer on Race Issue MIAMI, Fla. radio came up astern the Russian operator aboard a cruise ship TcilSlOll jsnid Friday he saw a destroyer To Be Avoided WASHINGTON dent Johnson and Republican presidential nominee Barry Goldwiiler conferred alone for 1G minutes Friday and agreed "racial tensions should be land two Navy planes escort a Russian cargo ship away from .he Florida coast. Art Owens, radio operator aboard the Orange Sun headed tor Bimini, said "almost 200 passengers" saw the Russian cargo vessel about six miles off Government Cut, entrance to COOL BUSINESS Children, and some grown- ups, too, found a new business in the 2600 block of Cardinal Street to their liking Friday afternoon. Wynette Daniels, 12, rode up for some friendly re- freshment service from her sister, Denise, 9, right, and Lona Harper, 8, who had set up the hot weath- er project. Business was brisk as Ihe temperatures soared. (Advocate Photo) Industrial Names New School Chief Advoeale News Service VANDERBILT Harry Garrison, 39, school su perintendent at Lcfors, Tex., is the new supevintenden of the Industrial Consolidated School District. Lefors is in Gray County in West Texas, 12 mile south of Pampa. Garrison's appointment was announced Friday b Holmes, former announced. 28 Soldiers Hurt by Bolts Of Lightning COLUMBIA, S.C. Twenly-eighl soldiers were in- jured, a dozen of Ihem requiring hospilalization, by a series of lightning bolls which slruck Ihe nearby Ft. Jackson recruit (raining base Friday. An Army spokesman said C. D. ______ superintendent at Industrial who resigned recently lo accepl a similar position wilh the Cal- houn Co.unty Independent School District. 3-Year Contract Garrison was given a three- year contract, with an annual salary of His contract becomes effec- tive Aug. 1, although he may not assume his official duties until about Aug. 10. Holmes said he would return to his of- fice in Vanderbilt at least two days a week until Garrison ar- rived. Garrison has 15 years' expe rience in the public schools, K of that in administration. He mosl of Ihose held in Ihe hospi tal were being treated for shock and minor injuries. He said [heir condition was good. Those released also were treated for shock. Authorities at [lie base said the lighting bolts slruck al sev- eral poinls on Ihc reservation, just outside Columbia, during a heavy electrical storm. Eighteen recruits undergoing basic training were slruck as they were dispersing from bleachers to seek safety from Ihe approaching storm. They had been listening to a lecture. Another boll slruck six men during marches and bivouac training on another section of were struck has been an elementary prin cipal, a high school principal a tax assessor-collector and a business manager in addition lo his superintendent's post. oided" ead. in the campaign White House press secretary eorge E. Reedy gave that ac- unt of their talk after Golcl- iler slipped in and out of the hite House without seeing re- nters. The President met with Sen. oldwaler and reviewed the eps he had taken to avoid the citement of racial eedy said. Two Agreed "Sen. Goldwater expressed is position, which was that ra- al tensions should be avoid- Reedy said. "Both agreed on this posi- he added. Reedy said Johnson and Gold- .pater both reviewed the brief tatement before il was issued o newsmen. "II was reviewed with Sen. Reedy said. "He vas aware that we were going o issue this statement." Reedy would not go beyond Miami harbor, when two U.S. Navy four-engine planes swooped low overhead and made "maybe fiva passes." At (his time, Owens told Ihe Miami Herald from Bimini, by radiophone liia deslroyei ship. The Orange Sun was then ess than two miles west of the Russian vessel, and Owens said several passengers made movie ind still pictures of the incident. "We could make out Russian letters on the stern of the ship ml could not read Ow- 'us said. Tlio naval base al Key West referred all questions to Arthur Sylvester's office in Washing- ton. Sylvester is assistant secre- tary of defense (or public af- fairs. The Soviet vessel was headed south, in the direction of Cuba Owens said. When Ihe planes ind destroyer appeared, the ship made a turn toward he cast. Owens said the dcstroyei urned wilh the Soviet ship am came up "fairly close iilong- Passengers aboard the Or angc Sun, Owens said, contin- ued to watch as the Soviet ship and the destroyer took a south- east course. Southbound ships normally come fairly close to the Florida shore line to avoid bucking Ihe Gulf Stream. Northbound ships ride the current of the Gulf Stream some distance oft shore. Says Drive Could Be Rough One Will ISToL Bar Hights Talks WASHINGTON (AP) Presi- dent Johnson saiil Friday that this Call's campaign for the lite House will he wide open, h no subject or issue barred. thinks it may he a rough Boy Admits TakinffFood hat. No Details No Verdict Reached in Hoff a Trial CHICAGO jury eight men and four women de- iberating the fate of Teams- :ers Union President James R. Hoffa and six codefendants in a mail fraud and con- spiracy case retired at 9 o'clock Friday night without reaching a verdict. The jury was taken to hotel accommodations at the Great Lakes Naval Station (or the night. Judge Richard B. Austin said the jurors will convene Satur- day at a.m. and will contin- Nor would he spell out in de- .ail the tension-averting steps Johnson mentioned at their meeting. Reedy said Johnson has re- iewed his position "in a num- viewed his position A ophool ,ue deliberating until p.m. Y i r a decision is reached. His school district at Lefoisi rv.irf inn had an average daily attendance! USD sine Court last vear of 301, with an ai i.-u her of statements" and touched on it again at his news confer- ence earlier Friday. Goldwaler and Johnson con- erred alone in the President's ival office. Goldwater came lo the White louse at p.m. in a black sedan, entering through the southwest gale, and left at ).m. through the southeast gate. These are gates normally not covered by newsmen. No Issue Barred Reedy was asked whether Goldwaler sought a chance to tell reporters what happened at the meeting. "I heard of no such Reedy said. Johnson told his news confer- From Vault A month-long series of thefts of frozen foods from Ihe Groce- Wcarden Co. cold storage warehouse at 702 E. Convent St. was solved Friday with Ihe arrest of an 11-year-old boy who, according to police, also admitted causing spoil- age damage to other foods by caving two storage vault doors open Thursday afternoon. Police said the youth made a written statement in which he said he transported the stolen foods in his little red wagon from the warehouse lo his home about a mile away. The youngster was rcleasei lo his parents following quos lioning Friday afternoon pend ing action in juvenile court. City Park Injury Results in Suit The City of Victoria was named Friday in lawsuit stemming from injuries allegedly sustained b> a 13-year-old girl while riding the roller coaster a Children's Zoo in City Park on June 7. The suit was brought 'in 135th District Court bj Salvador Mascorro in behalf, of his Ihirteen-ycar-ol Warrants Issued on Klaiismeii ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. rollment of about 120 in Class A high school. the A last-minute change was made in the composition of the Four members of the Indust- rial School Board flew to Le- fors Wednesday to talk to Gar- rison's associates, and came risuu s ijbbuuiuLija, TT n away with a solid Harvester Co. the base. Two soldiers down while standing beneath a large open shed in a brigade jury when Judge Richard B. Austin excused Rayford Lee, 62, a Negro union member who ,vorks as a checker a I Inlerna- ence shortly before he met with Goldwaler thai the civil'rights issue cannot be ruled out of the presidential campaign. And he served notice il will be on his agenda in the race against Goldwater. "I do nol believe that any is- sue which is before Ihe people can be eliminated from a cam- Morris Lazor relating that a long distance phone call to Na- cona had the temperature there Harry a bruised recorded as 110 Clollzniiin wearing forehead, the same spot that an item hit when (ailing off a shelf Ray William Arnold marking his 10th birthday with a family supper Jo Nell Urban being her most cheerful and palient Dr. and Mrs. Hcaton Smith and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ely to have charge of host duties at Ihe Shakespeare festival this weekend Mrs. Pete Sepulvcila Jr. in her sec- ond week at De Tar Hospital and recovering Jesse An- gcrstcin explaining that pepper sauce is his favorite, even in hot wealher Mclvin Slubhs dation. Making the trip were Board President J. A, Lcissner, Aron Kollc, Ed Duenow and H. R. Gopfarth. Twenty applications were re- ceived for Ihe position. Garrison has B. S. and M. degrees from Sul Ross, and hasj completed approximately one-i third of the work needed for aj doctor's degree at the Univer- sity of Texas. j He is a member of numerous professional organizations, in- cluding the American Associa- tion of School Administrators, Ihe Texas Association of School Administralors, the National Education Association and the Texas State Teachers Associa- tion. The court was informed that election he declared. Deep Freeze Full Police said they found a deep freeze full of foods al the youth's residence Friday. They said lis parents claimed that I h e uoy told them that he had been given the food for working at the warehouse. Officers were busy Friday afternoon taking an inventory of the food in the deep freeze unit. Before they started the nvcntory, an estimate of was given. Police said worth of Tozcn foods, mostly fruit juices, reported stolen Thurs- day afternoon, was still unac- counted tor Friday but that the arrested youngster denied steal- The stale cracked down on the Ku Klux Klan on Friday am promised to place more charges Saturday in a vigorous effort to stop racial violence in St. An Justine. Hours before the crackdown started, a fire bomb was thrown into the empty dining room of a plush motel that had integrated temporarily. Mary Virginia, who iccording to the court petitioi vas hospitalized in unconscioi :ondition wilh injuries to hi >ack, neck, internal organs an other parts of her body. Dangerous Spectt The plaintiffs allege th Solon Neely, manager of 11 who was operating th roller coaster at the lime the incident, begun rolling t roller coaster at a dangoro and high rate of speed and a result of such speed, t h Mascorro girl became frigl ned and fainted. It is further alleged 11 N'ccly, despite being lokl 11 Warrants were sworn charging five Klansmcn ing anything Thursday after on. ;t lo I Weeks Police quoted the youth as saying he transported as much food as he could carry in the out with nirning a cross on private prop- erty without permission. One ol Ihe five was charged with wear- ing a hood thai covered his face an old stale law that dates hack to the original crackdown on the Klan in the 1930s. "There will be additions charges tomorrow relative violence in St. said State Ally. Dan Warren. "We are going to vigorously pursue lawbreakers until peace re- turns." "These nocturnal night riders cannot be prevented in every in- said Gov. Fan-is Bryant in Tallahassee, "but he girl tail fainted, continued .0 operate the roller coaster md thnl it made several clcs around the track before was stopped. It Is during this lime thai girl, while being un- conscious, is alleged to have suffered Ihe injuries while be- ing bounced and thrown about her scat on the roller coast- Claim Negligence The plaintiff's claim thai the City of Victoria was negligent n allowing the roller coastci o be operated at a dangerous and high rate of speed, in fail ing lo stop the roller coaster after the girl had fainted, ii failing lo keep a proper look out for the safely of Ihe passcn gers, in failing to have propel Most campaigns arc rough Johnson said. "I'm old campaigner. I've been il an years." The President said spccitical- Ihal "if I am a candidate" intends lo discuss llial ever nti'ovcrsial issue, civil rights. Worltl Problems Johnson's comments came al televised news conference Well touched on problems an ;cr the world but which kept oming back lo one focal point: The November election, and is Republican opponent, Hen. mry Goldwater. Here most of Iho questions call slnnds by Goldwaler ml differ from those Johnson us taken, but the President re- iscd lo be drawn into open dis- ules. An example: Goldwaler had a mcollng scheduled with Ilia "'resident later in Ihc day, but, 10, Ihe President said, thai vouWn'l lend lo any trouble. iolmson said he doesn't Iry to >rovoke fights, bnl seeks lo pre- vent them. Exports Up Along Ihe way Johnson (1) an- nounced a new high speed re- connaissance plane lhal will go three times as fast as sound and lly at altitudes of feel, (2) reported that farm exports have increased, and (3) said that although this nation's foreign problems continue prog- ress is being made in Ihcir solu- ion. "We nre steadfast people In lie United Johnson aid, "and in a larger sense the vorld is less dangerous, and we ire stronger, than we were four wagon during each trip in the paign in a free society in anjthree lo four week period of Lee's 92-year-old mother hac1 (Sec TRIAL, Page 5) J__ FIRST MGJITER Goldwater had said he wanted (Sec ISSUE, Page 5) peel to pursue it vigorously." The warrants were the firsl Ic be sworn out against leaders of bells, in failing to exercise proper control of the roller piaster and in leaving it unal ;cndcd and wilhoul supervision It wasn't exactly Texas. And you couldn't say it was altogether Shakespeare. claiming the mechanic" lille of "shadetrce Mrs. Ti n e y Leads Scarce tn Bank Case Sheriff M. W. and aroused ears ta o s- I II r.j I might spread lo other girls gratulalions today the stamping a check which the suspected man had presented. Jim Dyers enjoying their new home at Scadrift H a r y Scolt busy watering lawns for vacationing residents and wish- ing for a rain lo lighten the load I.croy Weber feeling cnergclic enough at the end of a work day for a little humor. INDEX good time, finding in Charles Mc-i Cally's "Taming of Ihe Shrew" an inventiveness lo malch his own. There were raised eyebrows when il was told that Shake- speare would be done in West- ern selling and costume, but first nightcrs were amazed Fri- day night at how well the Bard had written his dialogue for a all, suave Texan; and even more amazed lhat classic Eng- ish was nol incongruous at all wilh boots and saddles and bull whips. This brings to light a slip of journalistic license by this re viewer. Madge Grant, as Kalh erina (or Kalherine) the Shrew docs not drawl at all. Still, she is as Texan as Wucbonnets, and On the political front, Johnson laid In: picked a vice prcsi- lenliai running male yel, and iVon't until after he lias been lominalcd by Ihe Democrats in .heir convention at Atlantic City starting Aug. 25, Up To People going lo predict how ho will do against Goldwater; thill's up lo the people lo de- cide, Won'l discuss, now, wheth- er he will debate Goldwaler on television, bul would cross that bridge when lie came to It. thought all along llial Gov. George Wallace of Alaba- ma would drop oul of the presi- dential and lhat Wallace had merely confirmed his be- lief, On the subject of civil rights, Johnson said: "I do not believe that any is- sue which is before Ihc people can be eliminated from I h e campaign in a (rec society in an election year. After all, tnat is the purpose of elections, is to discuss the issues." Fill On Job Asked about Ihc riots in New With Miss Sola on the City, Johnson said the 1 Goren II.1M! MitktU LI .Sporu IV I ......9-1 rambunctious as a Brahma bull. Rambunctious, that is, unli McCally pardon, Pctruchio rides in from Yoakum, bringin his cowpoke minstrel Cueco, 11 Is told) and bent o akes the bull by Ihe horns. KCJi 111C LJllll IJy 11IU liui tjciLiu Seldom if ever has a Texaslsoutlierly leer or a worlhy wench been o hilariously bulldogged. This isn't to say that Vic Clear to partly hot Saturday through hot Saturday through Sunday, jfrom ban .lose, WOKC up in nci M- Soullicrly winds al 8 lo room Friday morning with m.n h. Expected Saturday tern- "red spots all over reported peratures- High 98, low 75. Iher roommalc, Sandy Bawol of here were Miss British Guiana, Mary Holl; Miss Trinidad, Julia Laurence; Miss St. Vinccnle, Stella lladlcy; Miss Grenada, Christine Hughes; Miss Cura- (iiiecn tan, Iris Anette; Miss Aruba. in hoi'l'''0'''1 and naic.i, Beverly Kcrric. Mihs FBI is on the job, and while it's loo early lo announce con- clusions and recommendations, "there are extremist elements involved, and al tne appropriate lime I Ihink ihcir identity will be made known." In his acceptance speech, (Hoc DIUVIO, Page S) Soulh Central Texas; Clear to oria's "Taming of Ihe cloudy and hoi Saturday s perfect stagecraft; it isn't.jam] Sunday. Highs Saturday For one thing, the music was 04-102. Missouri. Hours later, Ihc pageant med- ical committee finally con- firmed that Miss Sola has Ger- much too loud even for Leonard :chulze's stenlorian tones dur- ng the prologue. But you'll lardly notice. Some intermediate scenes were a bit draggy on opening night, and this in lurn seemed o result in some ovcr-accelcra- ;ion al olhcr points in order lo compact Ihe long play into a minimum run. But these things probably will be polished out by p.m. Saturday when the really is a thing of zest_will be presented for Ihe second time. Opening night, after all, Is something of a trial run, and this produced more things to be praised than to bo criticized: (See SHHEW, Page 5) Friday Temperatures: 19, low 75. (Porl Lavaca ,uiman measles, will bu isolated for 10 days and eliminated from SUNDAY PREVIEW and rlt KCU p.m. Satuiday a.m. Sunday. Barometric pressure level: 29.92. Sunset Saturday: Sun-1 rise Sunday 5-.-I6. This information based ori dala I r o m the l.'.S. Wo.ilhcr Bureau Virlorla Office. Today's This may never ntcur lo Iccn-agc boy, but some- day he will know as Illile si his father. Since the incubation period O'Connor Lows at is 10 to 14 a.m. and p.m.; hifihs a iw, s conlraclcii it n.fll n M Cfilnirlnil leaving her homeland. She flew to Miami Beach on Tuesday] night wilh several plher contest- ants from Ihe Caribbean area, Doclors said that she would have been contagious for the ;iast Iwo days. During that peri- xl, she. worked closely with many other girls in the pageant during processing. Those most closely exposed were Miss Missouri; the chap- crone, Charlotte Blanks, and Miss Sola's sister, Irene, all of whom shared the same room. Farm Tractors in The Sky Farm (ratters of Ihc sky and the men who fly them will he featured in Ilic Fun Magazine section of Sunday's Victoria Advocate. In a day of jcl ami orbiting space vehicles. Ihcrc is still one scgnirnt of agriculture thai per- forms modern tasks with a (ouch of yesterday. Tlur Now Breed in I'olilics James A. Farley, a former I'oslmnslcr General of Ilic United Slates anil a man with considerable and respcclrd polllienl Insight, discusses the new breed of politician In an Associated I'ress article in Sunday's Victoria Advocate. The Curtlinal Controversy Another Sunday story, dale-lined Los Angeles, dclnlls developments of a controversy that shocked Catholics from coast lo coast. Tills Is the story of a priest asking the I'ojw lo fhc a i-anllnaj. The action and reaction of the Incident Is reported in itc-lail. ;