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   Advocate (Newspaper) - August 6, 1964, Victoria, Texas                                THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 110th 91 TELKPHONE HI THURSDAY' AUGUST 6, 1964 ESTABLISHED 30 Cents Jail Trustee Salinger Sworn In Cuero Couple Steals Gun, Calls Cab Hunts Down Ex- Wife By BEN P1UUSE Advocate Staff Writer CUERO One of two Cuero residents who had been shot with a sub-machine gun that had been stolen from DeWitt County Jail by a trustee remained m critical condition in'Cuero Hospital late Wednesday. She is Mrs. Argorie Franklin, 26. Listed in satis factory condition was Joe Benjamin, 3G.______ Jesse" F. Mayficld, 30, Mrs.-1- Franklin's ex-husband, ad- milled shooting the couple late Tuesday night, Cuero Police Chief Charles Clark said. Mrs. Franklin and Benjamin were shol al her home al 224 Togo St. Clark said the woman was hit nine limes and the man Accident lKills Man At Oil Rig WASHINGTON (AP) The Senate beal down Republican objections Wednesday and voted to seal former While House press secretary Pierre Salingei as Democratic senator from California, at least temporarily. Salinger, after wailing oul more lhan Iwo hours of debate over the legality of his appoint- ment by California Gov. Ed rniind G. Brown, stepped froir Ihc wings and was sworn in. He was named lo fill the five remaining months of the term of the late Democratic Sen. Clair Engle, who died last Thursday of a brain tumor. General Ulcclion In (lie November general clec lion, Salinger will fighl it out iwilh Republican George Mm jphy, former movie actor, Cor a full six-year term. They were I nominated by their respective [parties in the June 2 primaries In Los Angeles, Murphy filed Isuit (o nullify the appointment of Salinger. The Superior Court suit sought a writ of mandate to or- North Viet Nam Dealt _. TT Fuming Blow by U. cidenl on an oil rig near Ford- [ported appointment" of Salinger ran in the northern parl of by bullets from the .45 cal. machine gun. Serving Months I A .oW Cnuniy _................... Mayfield who was stnn worker was Gov. Brown to "vacate, an jail seiSce Tor conlrMingto Vednesday afternoon in an sct aside and recall the pur- Ihc delinquency of a minor, had a neighbor call Ihc city police station after the shooting. Of- licers got the call aboul p.m. Mayfield surrendered al Ihe scene to Sgt. A. A. Kenne and C'lticcr Gilbert Dreicr. (lark said no charges will be filed nnlil after the investiga- tion is completed. Mayfield is being held in the cily jail. Warning Issued To Red Chinese Mayfield, who slarled serving his County Court sentence iby Brown on Tuesday. Hearing Set The court set Aug. 17 for a hearing. The debate over sealing Sal- ocai nospuui a i .i.w um.. inger was friendly, sometimes jeing brought from the rig lo- humorous, but spirited among i cation in a car driven by a the senators, who are solei fellow worker. judges of admitting new mem- Justice of Die Peace Alfred jbers to what they jealously vc- contify. Woldon Huber, who resided on Old Goliad Hoad, was pro- nounced dead on arrival al a ocal hospital at p.m. after NAlillOW KSCAPK Tones, 27, of HUM E. Juan Linn St. miracu- lously walked away will) seralclics on his stomach and one of his Wednesday morning after his clump truck loaded with gravel slammed broiiclsklc against a gondola ear of a Southern Pacific train a mile north of the city liniils on Hie Cuero High- way. Torres, driving f o r Roberl Moore Trucks, was trapped inside the twisled wreckage for Ifi minutes before city firemen could open one of the cab doors with a hydraulic jack. Highway Patrolman Ktidncy Sissoin said Torres' truck was travel- 55 miles an hour when it struck the train which was backing slowly across the highway o v e r a spur track lending to Ilehlenfcls Bros, gravel pit. (Advocate Photo) WASHINGTON (AP) The United Stales de- livered a smashing air attack on North Viet Nam s patrol boat armada today then cautioned Commnn- si China not to make this counterpunch an excuse to expand the war in Southeast Asia. The Chinese immediate reaction was as expected A healed stream of words charging the Uniled Stales with aggression against North Viel Nam and a declaration thai; "U.S. imperialism" hail gone over the brink of war. Tlic warning lo China was given by President Johnson in speech at Syracuse, N.Y. Nn Immunity He declared: "To anyone who may lie templed lo support or World Told iU.S. Target Red Terror UNITKD NATIONS, N.Y. API The Unilal States told June 30, had been allowed sleep in an unlocked room !hc firsl floor of Ihe jail. Called for Cab He told officers he called a C. Baass said a pop-off valve blew off and penetralcd Ihe lower part of Huber's chest. !BMSS said his preliminary in- gard as the world's most ex- to widen the present aggres- sion (by North I say (his: There is no threat lo any peaceful power from the United Stales of America. "Hill there can be no peace by aggression and no immunily from reply." The swift havoc with which Stevenson made the. statement Ihc United Stales retaliated forinl an urgent session of the U.N. lied attacks on the destroyersjSeeiirily Council. The session Maddux and Turner Joy was asked by the United Slates tailed for newsmen by Sccro-Ho consider the burgeoning eri- sis in Southeast Asia provoked he world Wednesday it struck a retaliatory blow against North Viet Nam to head off Commu- nist ot Southeast Asia through a pallcni ot terror aH assassination, U.S. Chief Delegate Adlai K. clusive The club. 59-20 vote to seat the chubby, cigar-chewing Salinger call from the jail and rode to Morroco on W. Church St. Clark said Ihe machine gun was wrapped up. Club Morroco, where Mrs Franklin worked, is owned b) Ivestigation revealed thai a mo-was virtually a foregone conclu- had jusl been placed in op- sion because of the Senate's leration and became too hot {heavy Democratic majority, ausing the valve to blow olf.i Salinger garnered jusl Baass said he would wilh- POLICE ALERTED by North Viet Nam attacks on he said, U.S. U.S. warships in Ihc Gulf of i by Benjamin. Neither was when Mayfield arrived. there .VJIUM Mayfield Ihen walked lo Mrs home a block away Clark said Mayficld started firing Ihc machine mediately after entering th front door of Mrs. Franklin' home. Mrs. Franklin was stiol in combinalion kilchen dinin room and Benjamin in the hv ing room. Shol Nine Times Clark said Mrs. Franklin wa hit four times above her wais hold returning of _ ic dealh until he receives more etails pertaining to the cause of Ihe accidcnl Thursday morn- ng. Huber was employed by Spears Well Service in Victoria. The rig where Ihe accidcnl hap- pened is localed on Ihe Slci- maun Lease, according to Chief Deputy Sheriff J. M. (Jim) Bow- den, who investigalcd for the sheriff's department Bowden said another worker niblican voles, one from fellow, California Sen. Thomas H. Ku- and the olhor from Sen.; Millon R. Young of North Dako-; Young recalled that he was; firsl appointed lo the Senale in' constilution of North but was seated anyway. The vote to seal Salinger was conditioned on a permanent rec- ommendation from Ihe Scnale Rules CommiUce, due no laler than Aug. 13. The main issue in A it Ihe rig of I the dispute is Salinger's short 1906 E. Guadalupc St., who of residence in Calilor- (Sec ACCIDENT, Page inia. Bnl Democrats appeared lo have won what they wanted in gelling Salinger into the. Senate prior to the November election. Many politicians consider thai llhc man already in office has lary of Defense Hubert S. Mc- Namiira. .Nuvy planes destroyed or dam-jTonkin and a counterblow aged about 25 patrol boats, hea-llhe Stales. vily damaged lour torpedo boats] Counter Iti'snhition jam! wrecked an oil copa-j Soviet Union countered [hie of storing It) per cent a resolution proposing Ihal INorth Viel Niim's iuvito delegates iSmoke from the storage Innks Viel Nmn lo lake jmounldl I'l.OOQ feel into the air.lp.irl its deliberations. This Charge Politics lappenrcd lo be a delaying tac- Pcking's official New China tic. iu mews agency charged Johnson I The resolution called also on battle bclwe.cn.ized to do business in Texas." jfroin a proper surety Ihc bombings "tnllhc council president lo cstiib- ctoria and Ihe! "The Collier Co..isn't even a. his In the bsl, conUcl will, North i mm pi-esidi'iillal election and I Nam in order to obtain us vei- "to spread thu flames of war lo sion of [lie events in the Gulf ot the noithorn part of Viel Nam.' Laler, an official statement broadcast by Peking said: "The Chinese people will City, Encyclopedia Firm At Odds Over Bonding woSSl tavc ac- have four Halesmen in Victoria cash bond from Ihe] Wednesday evening Stevenson declared thai Ihfl actions of the North Viclnninesu in the Gulf of Tonkin "make no Dr. Cheshire Named City 'IQ it inn nil I SOlOSTflCII IJilVUi aitiu jiu 1........ I IrllltlUAU m un, vmn The city eharler siales lhaticepted a cash bond from evening solulely nol sit idly by without sense whatsoever standing suchsilcsmcn must be hut would accept a; Davis said he had ,j R [ire- alone. They defy rational expla- i cominnv author-! non-cash bond only if it came Chief John Ciusernan toivcilt Viel Niim from nation except as part of a larger ul_ have his officers arrest "subjected to afigres-lpntlern wilh alargerpiirpo.se. salesmen if they altempled (o sjon n Of Same Palem O. I snlcs wit.nollt [i''5.'' United Stales moved] He said the attempt to sink vyiisiy o tor in ojuvvo V Little Rainfall o o 'muni; sales calls without first 1 obtaining the proper license. Li- censes cost (or Ihe company land SID for each salesman, andj United Stales .....j to reinforce its iwer in Southeast Asia. moved] He said the attempt to sink armed U.S. destroyers in international waters is much more spectacu- arc isued only after Ihe proper All available planes in South lar lliiin isolated violence r..i I Viol nild LilOS Ibe pol asked Scotl to department. IU m-------- Clark theorized lhal several of Ihe wounds received by Mrs. Franklin would have been im- mediately falal if lead bu ets, instead of steel jacket bullets, (See TRUSTEE. Page ISA) call] The appoinlmcnt of Dr. Chcs- hire was announced by City; Manager John Lee, who saidp the city health officer serves as a consullanl on medical prob- lems relaled lo on-the-job condi- tions for city employes, cares for cily jail prisoners who need medical attention, administers! physical examinations anil shots when required by the city. As an example, Lee men- tioned the influenza shots made available to city employes free for Ihe pasl Iwo years in the intcresl of culling down on win- each dny Mian is expected nf you anil very soon more he expected of yuu. tnc! Temperatures in Houston lln the from 93 to 72 degrees Company's own bond in :os-i (Sec WF.ATI1KK, J'agc 13A) a prior lo rejecting il Tuition Hike Will Pare Enrollment at St. Joseph ......'jecling verbally in a telephone conver- sation Wednesday, 'Senalo Panel OK.s Works Bill IN LEGISLATURE mlcresl 01 cuiung umvu uu Frcil .Tunkin reminding mcm-jtcr absenteeism among cmploy- p'rcil .nmKin reminding anscmeeism .iniuiij; bers of Ihe Victoria High Members of certain depart- liand of Ihe rehearsal al Paltiimcnts also are given tetanus Welder Band Hall, tonight; 6j30 nc until p Charles Copley in line'for'birthday congratula- tions today Mrs. Manlcy Williams'calling a meeling of Morning Study Club, today at 3-30 a.m. at Auditorium Mrs. B. B. Mrs. p' F. Pollard, Mrs. Ollic Weav- er and Mrs. Richard Furman back from San Antonio where they did some buying for Ihe, Cilizens Memorial Hospila! Aux- iliary's Snack Bar and G i f I Shop Frank Dusck oul early lo do some errands B. J. Koliulck Jr. taking time oul for a before lunch cup of coffee Mrs. Ella Arnold reminding members of Ihe La- dies Auxiliary lo VFW Post 4146 of a Garage Sale, at 207 W. Con- vent, Saturday morning begin ning at 6 a.m. and she also re minds members to bring items Conm for the sale Miss Jo Urban advising friends that she II b The office, which does not re- quire the physician's full lime, jays per monlh. Dr. Cheshire came lo Victo- ria from New York, where he had served for about a year as a company physician. He com- pleted a four-year general sur- (Scc CHIEF, Page 13A) IVrTTK Advocate Staff Writer Brother Michael C. Brangan, the new principal at St. Joseph High School, said new tuition rates at Ihe school are expected lo reduce the enrollment by nol more than 25 per ccnl classes open Aug. 31. The rales will he approxi-l nalely Iwiee as high as last year. Brother Michael, whose ap- Liquor by the Drink Likely To Be Debated Connally Named LBJ Nominator WASHINGTON (AP) TWO jovernors were named tonigh as co-nominators of Presidcn' Johnson al Ihe Democralic Na ional Convcnlion in Allanlic :ily N.J., later this monlh. avsn taking a different roulo lo work hen she moves to a differen is becoming more camouflaged under Ihe name of ly of Texas. Democralic Nalional man John M. Bailey said they will nominate Johnson as Demo- cratic prcsidcnlial candidate lo ot poinlmcnt became official Wednesday, replaces Brother William Callahan, who has been assigned to MeBride High School in SI. Louis, anolhcr school operalcd by the religious teaching order of the Socicly of Mary. Brolher Robert Weisscrl is Ihc ncw vice-principal of Ihc high school, and Brolher Ralph Krull is the grade school prin- cipal, Last year the school had an enrollment of 438, of which 228 were in Ihe four high school [grades. Brother Michael said ;230 students indicated they would relurn registration The Senate Appropriations Committee approved Wcdnes- a Sl.'l-billion public works grades five through eight, including funds of for grades nine and ten, and 1 for construction on the Victoria for grades eleven and] Hnrgc Canal and on! twelve, llhe Malagnrda Ship Brother Michael also ilis-iihe same figures approved rc- "v cussed a plan which could helplcenlly by the House, J .students who will have trouble [to tile Associated Press. meeting Ihe new rales. j Funds of Sf.14.OIX) were also; 'This is still for Canyon Reservoir. moiviuuiiis immumh mi said, "because I haven't talked state Rep. Jake Johnson of San drink as a new source of cily ilo Ihc school foundation yl-t'lMfK WRA'I 1'lrJv associations have revenue, according to the El 'But whal I would like lo scCj '_______________! envisioned liijiior by the drink as Paso study group, would be lo is something called Ihe !a vehicle for increasing Stale up the more apparent f lu. rlriuk will he subiccl hear of anyone refused entrance onc'Tn to the 5'JtH l.egisia- of these clubs unless next winter, whether or not improperly dressed Member, dream ol reviving open even he bad at the becomes a reality. door. Many individuals including An altenialiie lo liquor by the winds (it arc exploring ways lion lo finance city operations "The Mudenls could pay the to m-P'h F.spectcjl Tniirs-. ncw resources to is used in some other stales, ac- lonn hack by working on the day temperatures: High management, cording to an Austin spokesman grounds here, mowing grass, The finance council of Mayor for Ihe Texas Municipal league, gardening and other odd jobs.i South Central Texas: Clear to Williams' Citizen Ad-, 'nle paso group also said I think 75 cents an hour wouldlparlly cloudy and hot council is recommciwling'that "millions of dollars annual- be about righl, and I would see I Friday wilh widely (nc s! .t--....... (hat they cast porlion _ klin ThllT BROTHER MICIIAF.I- new principal The Rl. Hev. Msgr. F. 0. Beck, pastor of SI. Mary's Catholic Church, has already announced another plan b which students in his paris the coast. Highs Thur to 10G. she moves IU i'i Shcrrie Hauschll oppose Sen. Barry Goldwaler of having her shore of car the Republican noml- Ilg Charley Bramtes producing a'willy retort to a friendly greeting. Thc nominallng speeches arc scheduled for Aug. 26. i indicated Ihcyi noticoiild help meet the new tuition during the prc- only for sluilenIs who did not Beck has of- lasl May rcgiste last May ,hc ammnl and thai the total figure would he boosted substantially during the late rcgislralion period, scheduled for Aug. 21-22 at Ihc high school office. The regislra- tion will be held from 7 lo 0 p.m. bolh days, and Tuition rales lasl year were a monlh for the fifth through eighth grades, a month for the ninth through eleventh grades, and a month (or the Iwelflh grade, The new rales arc for fcrcd lo earned by a sludenl al a sum- mcr job wilh n similar amount [level: from parish (unds. T) "I'm really not alarmed aboul the Brother Michael (See TUITION, Pago I3A) v'lfiOry LOlllltJI I.T I t mill Ul UUIKU.T (llllujlll- stnle sanction Ihe over- iy" saved by combin- and alonBithc-cotmliT sale of mixed jnfi county and city govcrn- 90 and share Ihe proceeds ments in mclropolitan areas, from licensing and recommended remittance of Wednesday temp eraturcs: Of !ln open-bar law wilh a [Wrtion of the slalc gasoline High 100, low 7fi. 'cities on a pro-ratn basis. to cities as another solution Tides (Port l.avaca ]n council's rci'ommenda- UQUOU, 1'age HA) O'Connor Lows al Ihc open-bar law would he-----' a.m. and p.m. High al wilh a local option pro-, p.m. vision, and each county would Barometric pressure al on the proposal. Sim Sunset Thursday: rise Friday Inturmaliun based on _- iTOin Ihc US. Weather lime VlclorU Office. Council chairman Herbert Uolh was quoted in the Kl Pnso Herald Post as saying: "Jusl every cily in Texas has served by the drink. II if Mby IMiioiLil fiR t.oren IA 1E1 1A MarXcli n.imin-j" 16 inn TelrviMra 1A ill Women' i SA   

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