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Advocate (Newspaper) - August 15, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 119th 100 TELEPHONE HI 5-1U1 VICTORIA TEXAS SATURDAY, AUGUST 15, 1964 Established 12 Cents Red-Backed Hordes Rebel Across Congo Four U.S. Freighters Fly Supplies to Army LEOPOLDVILLE, Ihc Con BO Communist-backed reb- el bands went on I he wnrpatli across llic Congo on Friday. Four giant American air freighters guarded by U.S. Army paratroopers started avu, in the eastern Congo anr capital of Kivu Province, anr Kikwit, in Kwilu Province, 700 miles to the west. A radio teletype message from liukavu said a rebel band was only 12 miles from the city Congolese army forces. Principal hot spots were Buk- Governors Of South In Huddle Subject Kept Uutter Wraps flying supplies to hard-pressed The message said liukavu s Congolese army defenders were short of ammunition and there was panic in the city. In the west, rebel leader .Pierre Mnlcle's spear- anil mus- ket-carrying warriors were re- ported 20 miles south of Kikwil and concentrating a force of more than men, after being inactive for several months. G. Mennen Williams, U.S. as- sistant secretary of state for Af- rican affairs, conferred with Moise Tshombe, the Congo's! new premier. Williams flew into' l.copoldville for talks with the Congolese on implementing a OKI EAN'S La (API to step up Belgian andj rare, and secrccyJu.S. to fte slrugJ Pay Raise Sill Signed By Johnson Hails Congress Expects More WASHINGTON (AP) Presi dent Johnson signed a ion federal pay-raise biU Fri lay and used the occasion t. jraise accomplishments of Uii Congress and to hint he ex peels considerably more of It. The new scales affect virtua ly all federal employes and wl push the annual nonmllitar payroll to R little more than billion. The largest increases go I higher-echelon positions wil he 10 Cabinet members toppin lie field with a 10 per cent i crease, moving them from S25 000 to The increases range on down to 2.7 per cenl, or about S100 annually, for the lowcsl-raled civil servants. Apportionment Controversy Hits Snag in Congress FAVORS FOR John B. Connally, wife of. the Texas governor, displays one ot the white straw tole bags which will he given as sou- venirs to women delegates to the Democratic Na- tional Convention in Atlantic City, N.J. Gov. Con- nally will be co-nominator of President Johnson at the convention. five Southern governors verged on a hotel suite Friday and mapped Uieir strategy for lhe Democratic National Con- vention just 10 days away. The governors of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas gling former Belgian lerrllory. The four U.S. C130 Hercules planes, capable of carrying 00 combal-ready infantrymen, took off from Leopoldville's Ndjili Airport on their first missions to aid the shaky Congo army. They Crows Welcome Walking Bird' NEEDY TRAVELER Victorians Are Friends Indeed Leaving his wife and five chil- dren wailing in a stalled car Members of Congress willincar Schnlenburg, a financially receive a boost making distraught traveler came to Vic- tlicir salary The con- toria Friday looking for a rel- gressional raise will become ef-1 alive, finding instead a city of fcctive next Jan. 1, while allJGood Samaritans. 1 Traveling from South Dakota Mississippi, Alabama ArKans s Thursday" night, and Florida pu a "mfidentia I 4Q _ u on tlieir talks and refused "f p. ,ss details of the SouUiern sn orf cliscu. summit meeting. The five head Democratic party administrations in states others will show up in Uie next paychecks and be retroaclivc lo July 1. Johnson said the bill "ranks near the top ol the lisl in impor- tance to Ihc entire country" among what he described as he 25 major pieces of legisla- ion passed by this second ses- sion of the 88ih Congress. He called il an "energetic, even handed and effective" The paratroopers, the first foreign soldiers to set fool in Congo since the United Nations1 Lady Bird senl its force home on June 30. adopted for BILLINGS, Monl. (AP) 'Pretty Walking Bird" is the name Crosv Indians gave the na- tion's First Lady on Friday as they adopted Lady Bird Johnson into their tribe at a colorful of their tribe to perform cere- monial dances and songs for Mrs, Johnson, a few wore rcgu lar shirts and slacks with le gionnaire's caps. Mrs. Johnson, in a speech to Jongress and compared its ac complistimonl-s with those ol the second session of the 73rd Congress. Johnson noted thai the Ilien President Franklin D Hooscvelt said of thai session tliat il "displayed a greater freedom from mere partisan ship than any other peacctim .the peacetime admin islra was the Lvndon B.iPhc-vc o Corpus Chrisli, where he >lans to look for a job, the man ncountcred car (rouble at Schu- cnburg several days ago. Unv- ng run out of money, he was in able to get his car fixed, and hinking a relative worked in Victoria, He headed here by lilchhiking. After he arrived Friday morn- jig, he sought the help of Uie Chamber of Commerce office in locating the relative, who it. turned out had completed his job here and relumed lo Corpus Chrisli. After he had explainci his situation to Joy Moore and Betty Hodges of lhe chamber staff, Uiey set out lo assist Uie money from the Corpus Christ relalive arrived. Jusl a lilll laler, he would have been hi way without it. Al about p.m., ho wn seen walking toward the hlgl way, prepared to hllch a ride I his family with lhe first good lews in days. Hopes Dim For Early Adjourning Oirkseti Girds For Showdown Aged Care Alternative Proposed WASHINGTON (AP) Key Democratic senators Introduccc on Friday an options! plan for health care for the elilcrly to lie N.J. WASHINGTON Ir- resistible drive toward congres- sional adjournment ran into an removable controversy Fridi.y over Ihc Supreme Court's reap- lorllonmcnt ruling. With angered senators crying out again chaos, confusion and anarchy In the wake of the rul- ing that stale legislatures must be reapporlioncd on a popula- tion basis, administration lead- ers were losing hope for ad- journing next Saturday. Senate Democratic Ixjader Mike Mansfield of Montana said indications arc mounting thai Congress will have to return afl- cr recessing for the Democratic National Convention, w h i c h opens Aug. 24 in Atlantic City, Thcv contacted the relative in vemie Indians gMhered for Washington c ;s wuo promiscd lo yenhc iruiidnt. trtV. _ hiniRplf. ___i t-m ir sum HO iuitv JIUIILU uu UULHJ llCl' VISll 10HI i il vi ii nit; t coi- where sentiment is running out of lhe and [Johnson early in her life. dcnt hns not forg0ticn his prom- strong for lhe Republican look up their as- John Cummins, a Crow (0 ihcir needs and con- denlial nominee, hen. n[ guarding the air- president of Ihc Montana priority in his war on Goldwalcr of Arizona triba, Boiinl which rep- poveriy. Host Guv. John McKeillien o! Loui- hotel suite, gimrded by three state policemen. The five chief executives braved a summer thunderstorm to reach New Or- leans, and Alabama Gov. George C. Wallace was the lasti They also will fly as shotgun guards aboard three American here naster transports. Williams said the dispatching (Sec CONGO, Page 3) resents Indians, per- formed the official ceremony as newsmen: "1 didn't know people knew about this." He. said he doesn't know whether he will go to the convention, will talk later. Will Skip Convention ueorge "n- 'ra-. -f 1 to arrive ut midday. J I >i I II Wallace, asked for comment; -1 U ill J UJ IAI on the surprise gathering, told lYsishjlim 1ClOl'ia ivu persons were under trcal- Gov. Paul B. Johnson of at separate hospitals Fri- sissippi said he isn't going for injuries suffered Mrs. Johnson was adopted' by. and Kvclyn Old Elk, vho arc her foster parents in1 he tribe. Then, with a royal blue blank- et over her shoulders symboliz- ng her entry inlo the Indian .rihe, Iwo colorfully dressed Atlantic City, N-J-, for the con vention iiiat opens Aug. 2-1. Me- Keilhcn liasn'l made up his mind whether lo po. in traffic accidents. Mrs. Johnson was running icry late on her schedule and rushed lo get lo Jackson A'yo., in the rugged Grand Tc- ion area, where her plane coulc not land after dark, Cummins noted Uie Firs Lady's time was limited but he squaws slowly danced the First Lady in a circle before a crowd of several hundred in (he Crov community building. The First Lady, smiling broadly, kept beat lo the drums as they steered her past the tri- bal chiefs, sitting with feathered war bonnets alongside. The tribal chiefs had voted announced when on lhe reservation, "you arc on Indian time." And the ceremonies wen' on as scheduled. Mrs. Johnson noted will amusement in her prcparet speech thai she had finally found a place "where at las I'm among people who probabl won't find my name, Lady Hire unusual." IE clIHC lllXllll--m.V 1 UU lltiii yv.v-v. Henry Joe Hiigan, 10, of nighl to lake the wife E. River St.. was admitlcdiof President Johnson into their llt.MI t lilVl'L .Tl., Wil.1 I1UI i u] I IIMUCIJI .Jululilwll llll'J mind whether lo po. jto DC Tar Hospital aflcr a col-! tribe and it came as a complete; Govs Orval E. 900 ICasI; surprise, lo lhe First Lady, her, Arkansas and Fan-is Bryant rtjvpr SI reel, al p.m.ipross secretary said. Florida will lead Ihcir slate wind! car was struck Mrs. Johnson wore a bright editions to (he convciilion. rcar by a pickup track'green linen dress for her visit lo McKeithen abruptly canceled knocked into a Ircc located'the reservation after a seven- his regular Friday news confer-jon of the plane trip from Washing-, dice and appeared in New Or- residence. iton on the first leg of her four- Mrs- Lcroy "oncris, u, a 1 Hagan suffered a cut Western trip. jlong-time resident of Pcttus and Publisher's iMolhcr Dies Bceville mself. After referring lo the 25 ma- r enactments, Johnson said erhaps tongue at least alfway in cheek "since none us are in a hurry to get home, lerc may be many more." Actually, congressional lead- rs arc driving hard for ad- ournmenl by Aug. 22 so mem- ers can get about Uieir urgent lection year business back and a I the Democratic National Convention which ne- ;ins Aug. 24. But controversial foreign aid egislation and a Social Security ncasurc, plus several appropri- itions bills, must be disposed ,f. Foreign aid has become en- angled in a fight over proposed congressional slowdown on en- orcemenl of Uie Supreme Court's ruling lhat stale legisla live seals must he apportions on a one-man, one-vote basis And lhe. House-approved boos in Social Security payments i; expected lo run mlo Senate complications through efforts lie llie measure inlo hcallh car for the elderly. ____________ send if at all possible, and Uicn called Uie Salvation Army office here. He was fed by the Salvation Army, given some money to purchase food for the lildrcn upon his return to cliulcnburg and provided with leans of volunteers there who ould provide additional assist- financcd under the Social Secu- rity syslein. Apparently they acted with While House bles- sing. It is understood nomo- To Force Showdown Dy way of strengthening this prospect, Senate Republican Leader Evcrelt M. Dlrksen ol Illinois said ho intends to force IL IS 11I1UU] MUU'I Ultll nuit.'i.i cralic leaders will attempt loin showdown no mailer how long money. After il be- an lo appear the money might ot be forthcoming, lhe cham- )er staff decided lo see if any- hing might he done. The two women, Uiinking of he man's wife and five It was cosponsorcd by drcn, ranging in age from fivc.Dcniocrnic leader Mike Mai s _n_.i .son Htinorl 11 leans, saying litllc. We Fi nose and was X-rayed for The blanket Mrs. was sonlmolhcr of Advocate Publisher i ne itjjh. JUIUI.-IULII--; received bore an emblem of i iioDons, u i ai He said the five chief execu- (llhcr possible injuries. lie was receve ore an lives would discuss the to Victoria Hospital] all-Indian American Legion post I'riclay in Iheir delegations would take McCabe-Carruth ambulance on the Crow Reservation. Uie convention "in certain even-; and then was transferred to De Though some of (he I ucoMne nos India n en w He said they by Uie same ambulance, in the traditional costume tualilics. would lalk aboul "cither mutual pj-oblems we face." The Louisiana governor said the group wanted a lid of secrc- cy on their talks. McKeithen (Sec GOVERNORS, Page 3) Driver of the pickup Clary Wayne Xeplin, also i. Kou'te 4, "was treated at a phy-l I UhllC sician's office for a cut ou his chin. City Patrolman W, J. Mate! ett said Hagan was altcmpt- y OI'KS Funds Okayed h-i Funds for three local projects lad entered .____, afternoon after suffering a cerebral hemorrhage. Funeral arrangements arc pending at Galloway-Wilson Funeral Home in Beeville. Mr. Roberts died May 6, He operated a general mer- chandising firm in Petlus unti He then began a vigil at theh.cnefils or a small increase phu hnmbcr office waiting for Uie a lieallli-carc plan similar t lakes. Doth House ami Senalc were ocked in lhe battle over moves ed by Dirksen to delay or block the court's one-man, one-vole ruling. Dirksen told reporters he has been informed that liberal Dem- ocrats opposing his move intend to try to talk it to death. Filibuster Seen "I suppose they will keep the talk rolling until we have to come hack into session after the rally administration forces be- hind the new proposal in the door showdown, pcrh.-ips next week, over the controversial is 1C. Givpn Choice The plan would give Social Se- curity beneficiaries a choice he Iwcen n sizable Increase in casl administralion backed King Anderson proposal. Tlic new measure was intrn educationand monlhs lo 14 years, called ocal offices of the Highway Patrol and sheriff's department. A message was relayed lo law enforcement officers Uiere Id- ling Ihem know thai the chain- >cr here would accept a bill lo lave Ihc man's car batlcry of Montana, Sen. Hiiberl II. Humphrey, D-Minn., lhe assisl- ant leader, and Sen. Clinton P. Anderson of New Mexico, long the lop figure among Senate Democrats in pushing legisla- tion (or health care under Social Security. Swili-li In Slralrgy he measure was introduced Ilibicoff alter a Clear lo parUy cloudy an varm through Saturday night. Southerly winds at 10 to 20. Kx- >ecled Saturday temperatures: High low 78. South Central Texas: Partly cloudy and hot through Sunday with scattered showers. Highs Saturday (W north to 05 south.1, Friday temperatures: High 93, charged. With Uie Salvation Army mon- ey for food ;ind a batlery he indicnled that hei Mansfield's office thought the trip lo Corpus While House aides, t.nsc, Chrisli could be accomplished, introduction apparently resulted tncunf, cases. He said one woman brought! from n switch in strategy, some milk out to Ihc car fori The administration has been takes, I'm going lo get a vote on tills matter." Sen. Philip A. Ilarl, n-Mich.. one of (hose who wants the court decision to stand, was asked at n news conference if there will be a filibuster. Hart said that is a possibilily bill Uicrc has been no agrcemenl to filibuster. Sen. John 0. Pastore. who Is scheduled to deliver (he, keynote address at (lie Atlantic City convention, pleaded against, trying la ".shove down the I'rcs- some RINK uni w i Ihc children before lie left the KinR-Amlcrson in nip Spnale rlr pro. help. posal "in the Senalc Finance 1 As he prepared lo leave, Uiel '_ IScc 3) PLANT OUTPUT UP low 79. iict Hasan was aucmpi-i runus iu. mg a right turn onto Uie included in a S-l.-l-billion several years ago when he with- way of Uie Maurcr residence I public works bill given final pas-drew frorn active participation. when his I95li model sedan wastage by Congress Friday andJThe firm had been in Uie family struck. The impact sent it 30 sent to the While House, ac- since 1891. ifcct furlher where it hit (he cording to the Associated Press. Mrs. Roberts is survived hy ,m. _ iww three other sons, Denver of Pet- ____ (Porl Lavaca-Porll O'Connor Lows at p.m. Saturday and p.m. Sunday. High al a.m. Sun- day. Baromclric pressure level: Sunset Saturday: Compromise Plan Paslore said Uie compromise plan offered as a rider to lhe foreign aid bill ought to be handled as separate leg- islation. Declaring il "has no place on a foreign aid which he said President Johnson cannot veto, Pa store said, "We .shouldn't shove il down his Uiroat." Sen. George D. Aiken, Il-Vt., on the other hand said he would insist on the rider. j Chaos Feared j "I would prefer lo see ttic for- WASHINGTON (AP) The! AlU.ouah lhe work week ofjcign aid bill killed in iLs entirety I -ihor nciiarlmcnl said Friday! factory production workers de-jrather than create chaos an; al has averaged l.Oj clincd seasonally by 0.2 m Ihc United mil inn above levels lor Ihc i the July level of 40.7 hours was Aikcn said. Sunrise is the highest for lhe monlh since The rider, worked out jointly Accent Improvements end of World War II. by Mansfield and Dirksen, Unemployment Rate Shows Steady Drop and then bounced back for lus, Bobby of Mexia and Maj. a short distance. Both vehicles the Victoria Barge Canal, in-! i i _ _, I V, _ ITT AAA (nr- iVin T Q 1 n (111 ft h I T Speaker on Americanism Average weekly earnings of franchise perhaps 25 por cent ol The bureau had reported factory production workers dc- Ilier that Ihc jobless rate dipped! Calls for World Revival irnor.... Leonard Building across fromiing after a involving the Victoria Hardware hjs bjcycic ariQ- a car over a Teachers attending the reading (Scc page conference at Uie University of _____________.....-......._ Houston including Mrs. Cora fiOP Clark, Mrs. Effie Prittgen, Mrs. trVJJ Opal Collier, Mrs. Annie Wood, rp Of fi iNIrs. Sue Bryson, William Mur- phec, Mrs. Lucy Henily Mrs. Leo Wclilcr still incapaci- tated with a broken foot, which she injured earlier this summer To Open Offices Victoria County Republicans will open their general election campaign headquarters Monday at 506 E. Rio Grande Blvd., JUretl aum...... rj, IMU vj.auuu iJi.u., Lcroy Johnson trying loicounly Chairman Dean Truman get a lawn started by Friday. watering al his new home The headquarters, air condi- By HENRY WOLFF JR. Advocate Staff Writer "We must declare all Com- munist governments illegiti- about HO persons at- ending the Friday evening The Herbert Wcbcrs telling some stories about Die wildlife near their farm, that present hazards lo chickens Mrs. ,1. T. Marlin trying lo slow her pace for the hot wealher Joe Conli Sr. sharing some prize pears wilh a friend Mrs. Wesley Vlvion trying a new hair glyle Charlie I.anlk ad- PLJTIV- milling soft music makes one forgel how hard he is workmp Karen and Marc Ticraliari making drastic promises (a their mother In return for a Irip lo ioncd (or Uie comfort both of 'oluntecr workers and (or visi- MS who may want to sample campaign literature, will be open from 0 a.m, until 12 noon only through Sept. 7 Thereafter t will be open from 0 a.m until 5 p.m. daily. Mrs. J. Q. Vardaman, county GOP secretary, and Mrs. Bil Knebel will be in charge of lhcrsonal responsibility, limited nave iu uiu iu. LI.VUHIHIB Pink Elephanl Ball lo be held lining thai is he said. at Sun Valley Country Club In "The devil is out of hell and on the fall, I the loose. Today's Chuckle The ideal place for a pic- nic Is usually a lillle farther an. Turner called for a separa-1 lion of church and slate, but not God from government. Saying lhat less government would add up to boiler world, Turner suggcsled a combination of less government and personal morality using lhe constitution SPEAKER, 1) from June to July and broughl employment in this field to an all-time high of 3.5 million. INDEX Abhy J 3 l.ililon.l 1