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Advocate (Newspaper) - July 29, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 119th 83 TELEPHONE HI H431 VICTORIA, TEXAS, JULY 29, 1964 ESTABLISHED IBM 14 Cents UNITED PROPOSAL MADE Area Redistricting Studied By KOY CHIMES Advocate Staff Writer SAN ANTONIO-The country boys were considerably out- numbered by (he city slickers Tuesday at a Texas Legislative Council sub committee hearing on congressional redistricting in South Texas, but the metropoli- tan spokesmen were so sharply divided it helped to even things up. While spokesmen for Bexar County factions were presenting four different plans for giving the county the one and a fraction congressional districts to which it is entitled under the I960 census, the Guadalupe Valley was represented by State Rep.: John Traegcr of Seguin on in large part was an old story to veteran legislators; Sharply divided opinion from the cities which often in the past has prevented them from taking ad- vantage of the present big-city bloc of votes in the legislature to obtain what they can't decide they want. Neither Slate Rep. R. E (Dick) Cory of Victoria nor Sen. William N. (Bill) Patman of Ganado were able to attend the hearing, but the concensus of the Victoria area and the Guadalupe was adequately pre- sented in the plan offered by Rep. Traeger. Tills plan would take is well within tolerable variance of the ideal average of for the 23 Texas congressional districts. Besides Victoria, the three counties to be taken from Congressman Thompson's dis- trict would be Jackson, Cal- houn and Lavaca. The Ninth District will have to lose some of its 1960 population of to get within the degree of variance with the average which might be permitted by the fed- eral courts. The 11 counties to be taken from Congressman Young's 14th counties, including Victoria, from Congressman Clark W. a united proposal for a new! Thompson's Ninth Congres- district free of domination byjsional District, 11 counties from j Congressman John Young's 14lh one of a j Congressional District, and part any urban center. The hearing was number being throughout the Legislative Council sub-commit- tee headed by State Sen. George 0. Moffelt of Chillicothe, and its purpose is to make a study of the various plans submitted for an ultimate report to the 59th Legislature w hen it convenes next January. What the sub-committee heard c o n d u c t e d i of Bexar County to form a new slate by the congressional district which would have common interests in their economy, agriculture, in- dustrial promotion and water development. Tile 15 counties, with voters added from the eastern area of Be.xar County outside of the city of San Antonio, would offer a total population of which chief inquisitor during the hearing, questioned Traeger closely as to his disposal of counties from the 14th District and adding other counties which' included the senator's homej county of Webb. Sen. Kazen was chairman of the Senate District, four tion in which had a popula 1900 of are Comal, Guadalupe, Wilson, Gon- zalcs, Karnes, DeWitt, Bee, Goliad, Refugio, Aransas and San Patricio. Rep. Traeger pointed out that these tirely counties within are the almost en- Guadalupe Valley and the San Antonio River watershed, depending upon the joint development of these water resources for their future and needing a congress- man of their own in the major programs now being under- taken. State Sen. Abraham Kazen Jr. of Laredu, who acted as Shields Gets MORE EXPECTED Goldwater Asks LBJ TV Debates Meets Wilh GOP Loaders committee on congressional re- districting in the last session of the legislature and helped to block all moves toward ac- complishing reappointment after his own plan lo place Webb County in a district with such counties as DeWitt, Gonzales and Guadalupe faced complete failure. J. T. Newman of Cuero, Democratic nominee for state representative from DeWilt, Gonzales and Lavaca counties, added his endorsement to the Traegcr plan, as did State Sen. Walter Richter of Seguin. Rep. Cory's endorsement of the plan already was on record with the sub-committee, as was support from Rep. Otho Birkncr of Bay City, Hep. Leroy Wieting of Portland, Rep, Paul Haring of Goliad, and others. Most of the'limc for the hear- ing was taken up by the presen- tation of four Bcxar County WASHINGTON (AP) Sen. Barry Goldwater said Tuesnay wants to meet President inson in televised debates luring their campaign for the Vhite House. Rep. Jack Westland, R-Wash., aid the Republican presidential nominee issued his challenge lo he President during a closed- loor meeting with more than 70 HOP members of Ihe House. Westland quoted Goldwater as saying lie is "ready, willing and able" (o meet Johnson in televi- sion debates. Confirm Statement The GOP nominee confirmed 'hrough his press secretary, vai'd K. Nellor, that he had narie this statement lo the con- (See STUDY, Page 3) Shock Kills 3-Day Showers Bring Louisianan Fines Frederick T. (Ted) Shields, 4-year-old Victoria County vas assessed fines totaling showers (eel thai rain n o w and a three-day county relief to parched damage the crop. eulence Tuesday after plead-ng p.olo conlendere (no crops throughout Vicloria County Tuesday, and the in a desperate w a y any way you look at said o a DWI charge in county promised more of t h Mueller of the Kemper md being found guilty of for Community. "The cotton ustice court amount reported ready, bul ihe cattle are of "following too inches on the Henry The physician pleaded not guilty before Justice of the >eace Alfred C. Baass on the 'following too close" case 12 miles south of Victoria off the Refugio Highway. Other areas, to the north and east of Jie city, reported only a Kemper City Community remains gripped in a critical drought for the second year in a row. Mueller estimated lhat vas a reduction from a or none at in his area have received jf aggravated assault with a motor vehicle filed in county court following city police in-'estigation of a fiery auto already feeding their cattle in some areas, greeted the rain and would welcome much more. Farmers are four inches of rain since April, although rainfall in olher parts of the county lias been near normal. Dn North Main Street on divided, depending on said he received .50 15. The mishap resulted in of their cotton at of rain during a shower uries to Frank P. Kelso, 54, 1602 Crocket Ave. whose of the cotton in A. Kyle Jr. of Nurs- srupled in flames on the will be ready for reported "only a 31 the within two weeks, SHOWERS, Page 9) Shields paid fines and court costs totaling at the sheriff's office Tuesday afternoon. The lolal included Year-Old plus in court costs on the DWI conviction and plus in court costs on Truck-Bike ither 12-year-old Victoria the vehicle started around County Judge Wayne L. gave the doctor credit was taken to De Tar Hospital Tuesday afternoon bicycle, the youth also swer- ime already served last from injuries received to the left resulting in Ihe Jay morning after he had bicycle was in collision in the northbound lane, arrested by Police Lt. Tom panel truck 12 miles said. He said the boy ledy and City Patrolmen the city limits on Farm knocked lo the gravel cov- Jlack and Steve Brown in 500 block of East Rio Scherppel, of Route pavement by the impact, Boulevard for driving while 170, was admitted to the truck rolling complete- with a broken over Ihe bicycle. Sheriff M. W. Marshall two chipped teeth, patrolman was told at the ruesday afternoon lhat and multiple lhat young Scherppel had Shields was to reappear at abrasions. He was traveling along the high- sheriff's office Tuesday night the hospital by D u c k e 1 picking up empty soda wa- begin serving the bottles. The accident h a p- wlion of his jail Patrolman at p.m. 'Proper listed the driver of "T think this was the as William Corbin, Chuckle vay of disposing of both cases salesmen for County Atty. W. W. Equipment Co. of 1007 is tlic art of commented after the two St. Corbin resides someone else have proceedings. The "following E. Virginia way. (Sec SHIELDS Pase officer said the riding southward on of the southbound lane when Corbin, who was traveling in Ihe same direction, came behind, honked the and started to the left to Mrs. Lova Wilson home after vacationing for three weeks he East Coast and in Canada V. T. Kallus helping a (AP) Dist Atty. Frank Briscoc was indicted for o meet a schedule Fla. Tuesday by the Harris lacobs in town on business wave developed grand jury. Leon Gislcr watching Ihe far out in the tropical indicted were Briscoe's shower bul not getting Ocean, and the aide, Sam Robertson Jr., po- n it Steve Mozisck in said it had an Capt. Leon Colley, and Sam rom West Virginia for a of becoming the a former Pasadena with family and friends storm of the who is on trial for rob- Charley Lewis admitting wave, a large ts fun to find out trough with showers !s the prosecutor at names especially those lhat gusting up to 35 miles Hoover trial and Ihe first unusual, or nicknames or was about of testimony was disrupted ials Gary Angersieln of Miami by the surprise indict- ng Ms hand at picking indictments involve a md picking 150 tne first day Charley Levy making sure he holds his sidewalk warrant which police used March 23 to search the sation on a shady corner B. Gerries gelling his window washing chores done early, in he cool of the morning but laving time to exchange Show Art An exhibit by Mrs. Joe T Linebaugh, art teacher at Patf Welder Junior High School, of criminal district Judge Miron Love. Police said at lhat lime the search warrant alleged Hoover reportedly had given a missing diamond brooch ngs with a friend .lake '1NA not on his usual mode held Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the Mrs. Love, Briscoe said the indiclment ransportalion but doing the Historical and a "spite "It is not a valid indiclment" ny using shoe leather Mrs. W. H. reminding all in-erested of the Art Exhibit by Mrs. J. T. Unebaugh 10 to 12 noon today at the Museum J. Museum. The exhibit will also be open to the public Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m., and again Aug. 5, from 10 a.m. (o 12 noon. Mrs. Linehaugh has said. "They (Ihe grand Jurors) were clearly oulside Ihe scope of their invesligallon. And I, of course, would categorically deny any ocrjury. before the grand Deaver back in his at Ihe University of Briscoe indictment al- place, after his recent under Simon G. he lied when he teslificd Ert Alzenhofftr due for a trip to Corpus has won ribbons al many art shows in the past 15 Ihe grand Jury July H he had no knowledge of Ihe At Carbide A Louisiana man died en route to the hospital Tuesday after- noon after suffering electrical shock on a construction project at the Union Carbide plant at Seadrift, Proncunccd dead at the Champ Tray lor Memorial Hos- pital in Port Lavaca was John A. Latmey, 2-1, whose home is in Pine Prairie, but who has been residing temporarily at the Eddie Brown Motel in Victoria. Launey, who was an electri- cian's helper, was employed by Kaly Engineering of Houston The firm, a sub-contractor for Westinghouse, was installing new equipment at the Carbide plant. Standing on Metal Launey was working with Jim Felkins of 1503 E. North Street when the accident happened. According to Felkins, Launey was standing on a metal cabinel drilling holes in a metal wall to hang cable trays. Launey was using a one-fourth inch electric drill and was soaked with pers piralion, Felkins said. Launey also had his bare arms braced against the wall. "When he turned on Ihe Felkins said, "it shorted out." Felkins said he jerkec out Ihe plug immediately, but that Launey was already in deep shock and immediately went into deeper shock. Not Grounded Felkins said moulh-to-mouth respiration was used but that en route to the hospital Lau- ney's pulse stopped. Emergen cy action at the hospital failed and Launey dead. was pronounced Felkins said Ihe drill, which was operating on a 110-vol line, was nol grounded. The body was sent to Hixon Funeral Home in Bunkie, La. Tuesday night. Spacecraft Due To Reach Moon Friday Morning fess in en. Johnson has declined to bo pinned down on the question, aying at a news conference mly last Friday, "We will cross hat bridgr; when we get to it." iidications have been that will >e after the Democratic nalion- tl convention next month nomi- nates Johnson. At the White House, Press Secretary George E. Reedy was iskcd about Westlad's slato- nent. Reedy replied that he had seen it on the news wires and hat he had no comment. After Session Goldwater himself did not nenlion the subject as he an swercd questions while hurrying ilong a hallway after the hour- ong session. Weslland said the debate question dime up in connection pending legislation that yould suspend equal broadcast ime requirements to pave the vay for a face-to-face television meeting between the two prsi- dntial contenders as was done in 19GO, He said Goldwater told the jalhering he will do everything ie can to get the bill enacted. House and Senate have passed differing versions. Ready To Debate The nominee, Westted said, told the congressmen he is will- ing to debate Johnson and is "anxious to do so. "He would like to see the bill moved to provide for these de- Westland said. Goldwater hustled past wait- ing television cameras and newsmen after the talk. He said the discussion business, unity am: "just party all that...'' Goldwater said the congress- men wanted to know about cam- paign plans, and he wanted to thank House members who sup- ported him when he was bat- tling for the nomination. The Arizona senator said he talked about his plans for the Republican National Commit- tee, which he will see to make (he bulwark of his campaign or- ganization. "Mostly, I wanted to thank [hem for their Goldwater said. He said also that some ol the congressmen wanted to talk about local issues affecting their districts. The senator said his mecling last Friday with Johnson, to dis- cuss civil rights in the cam- paign, did not come up at Tues- day's talk. But ho told newsmen the at- mosphere at the White House session was "very good. We're (See GOI.nWATEIl, Page 9) search warrant involving lome, Robertson's indictment1 made the same illegally. Colley was alleged to have lied when ie testified he had not discussed the search warrant with Bris- coe. THE WEATHER Partly cloudy and hot Wednes- day and Thursday, with isolat- ed daytime showers. Southerly winds 8 to 18 Expected Wednesday temperatures: Low 76, high 95. South Central Texas: Partly cloudy and hot Wednesday and Thursday with widely scattered mostly daytime showers and thundcrshowers. High Wednes- day 92 lo 102. Tuesday temperatures: High 01, low 77. Precipitation Tuesday, .68. To- tal for year; 15.62. Tides (Port Lavaca-Port Low at p.m., high p.m. Barometric pressure at s c a level: 29.97. Sunsel Wednesday sun- rise Thursday This Information biMd on difc from the U.S. Weather Bureau Vlctnrln Office. Try Aims For Target o Area Photos TALKS OF ROYFKIEND Talsumbie DuPea, slyly pretending to slice the cake on her 1.15th birthday, told newsmen who wore on hand for the observance at her Los Angeles home that she's receiving love letters from a circus performer in London. "Of she explained, "he doesn't know my age." She is a Piulc Indian. (AP Photo) Fund For Goins Family The fund for the James II. Goins family has climbed past the mark, it was reported Tuesday. The fund is for the benefit of the La Ward family which lost a son, its home and all worldly possessions in a fire during Iho night of July 7. Three members of the family, Mr. and Airs. Goins and three-year-old Brcn- :la, still remain in John Scaly Hoover's indictment alleges ie had received and conccalec he diamond brooch after receiving it from two of his clients. Briscoc, Robertson and Colley were released on their own re cognizance. Hoover poslcd a >500 bond. Hoover also is free under a bond on Ihe robbery charge involved in Ihe current rial before Judge Arnold Kric- lamer. Hoover and three other men arc charged with Ihe tor- uro robbery March 11 of Mr. and Mrs. Mair J. Sehopps. Tuesday's indiclment allege Briscoe and Robertson knew the whereabouts of Ihe stolen dia- mond before the search warrant was Issued. The brooch was stolen Sept. 20, 1063, from the home of Mrs. Ora Virginia Howton, 68. Conviction of a perjury charge could carry a maximum 10-year prison sentence. Meanwhile. Schepps, a wealthy wholesaler, told the Hoover trial jury how three men invaded his home the ninth of March 11 ar.d tortured him, Mrs. Schepps and a governess while insisting for three hours was hidden In the house. Khrushchev May Visit Erliard BONN, West Germany (AP) A meeting between Soviet Premier Khrushchev and Chan- cellor Luelwig Erhard in Bonn his winter seemed virtually set Tuesday nflr a visit by Alexci Adzhubei, editor in chief of Iz- vestia, the Communist party paper, and Khrushchev's son-m- aw. Adzhubci spent nearly 90 min- jlcs with Erhard and Foreign Minister Gerhard Schroeder in :he Palais Schaumburg, 1 lard's office. Later, a spokesman for Er- lard reported that Khrushchev lad reacted favorably lo a pre- vious suggestion by Erhard that ic would be welcomed in West any time he had any- thing useful lo discuss. Er- lard, Ihe spokesman went on, would he ready for a general talk no holds barred. Fauhns Easily Wins Nomination LITTLE ROCK, ARK. {AP) Democratic Gov. Orval E. Fau bus easily won a sixth-term nomination in Tuesday's Demo cratic primary and turned his sights on a November show down with Republican Winthrop Rockefeller. The general election batlle will pit Ihe son of an Ozark mountain farmer against the grandson nf John D. Rockefcll er, whose name became a syno myn for wealth. Faubus polled more than 70 >er cent of (he primary vote against three opponents who were unknowns before hey filed for governor. New Race Outbreak MKDFORD, Mass. (AP) Several hundred while and Nc gro teen-agers baltlert Tuesday night at a dance hall and skat ing rink in an outburst stem ming, police said, from a Ncgn trying lo skate with a whit Birl. lospilal in Galveslon recover ng from burns. Mrs. Goins was reportedly uwing difficulty with bloot .ransfusions, and more bloot lonalions are needed. Any typ 3f blood will be accepted to help the hospital's blooc )nnk. Goins, the principal of La Vard Elementary School, is ex- iccted to be released from the lospital in three or four weekt f no complications arise. Mrs. loins and Brcnda face more irolongcd liospitnlmition. The latest count in the fund ncludes al the Citizens State Bank in Ganndo, and a olal of about at the Iwo >anks in Edna, the Jackson County Stale Bank and the Firsl National Bank. II docs not include money roughl to chill the prospective candidacy of Rep. Joe Kilgore and former Rep. Lloyd Benson. The reasoning was that for Johnson lo oppose Yarborough might cost him support of lib- eral Democrats. Yarborough recently voted against Ihe Southern bloc lo close the filibuster against Iho civil rights hill. Then he was. one of the rare Southerners who vot ago, Connnlly plane trip to ed for Ihe measure, upon which Johnson insisted. Only 10 days started only a jVashinglon lo lalk about plans :or the national Democratic con- vention at Atlantic City next month. He was more than half- way to Washington when he learned thai Johnson was air wrnc for his ranch in Texas. Connally turned around. Ho was an overnight guest of Johnson al Ihe ranch a day ater. Connally, Navy secretary un- der President Kennedy, was one of Ihe leaders in Johnson's futile drive for the nomination in 19GO. Kennedy won and Johnson he- same Ihe nominee for pres- dcnt. Connally resigned from he Kennedy cabinet in IMS and >cat Don Yarborough for ihe Democratic nomination for gov- ernor and Republican Jack Cox n the general election. He (See CONNALLY, Page 9) INDEX 1 Dealhi A Editorial 2 Gorrn IM3 M.uVfts 8 Srorls 12 TV V 3 ;