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   Advocate (Newspaper) - August 21, 1964, Victoria, Texas                                THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 119tli No. 106 TELEPHONE HI S-HSI Showdown Looms on Districting C? Senator Plans Force Taclic WASHINGTON (AP) Sen Strom Thurmond, D-S.C., an- nounced Thursday he will try to force a Senate showdown Fri- day on a House bill that would strip Uie federal courts of juris- diction over legislative roappor- lionment. The House passed the bill, 218- 176, on Wednesday night and Thurmond said he was informed the measure will be delivered officially to the Senate on Fri- day. When it arrives, Thurmond said he will object lo Ihe usual procedure of referring it lo a committee and seek to force a vote on the issue. He noted this was the parliamentary tactic used to force direct Senate ac- tion on the civil rights bill, which lie opposed. To Delay Action Thurmond said his objection will delay Senate action until Aug. 31 when the Senate recon- venes after next week's Demo- cratic National Convention in Atlantic City. N.J. An objection by a single sena- tor can hold a bill in Iho Senate and force a showdown later on sending it to a committee. Senate Republican Leader Everett M. Dirksen of Illinois, author ot a controversial but less drastic reapporlionmenl rider now before the Senate said he sees little likelihood of Senate acceptance of the House measure. Dirksen contended that even if Thurmond succeeds in holding the House bill on the Senate cal- endar, it could not be called up for action without help from Senate Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield of Montana, who is a cosponsor of the Dirksen rider. 'Couldn't Gel Off "11 couldn't get off the calen- dar unless Uie Senate Demo- cratic Policy Committee cleared VICTORIA, TEXAS, FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 19G4 12 Cents Dixie Governor Urges Platform Moderation Unity Bid Offered on Civil Rights 'Iiilimululion' Role Blasted ASSASSINATION STUDY Premature Publication Of Kennedy Data Probed WASHINGTON (AD Thoi Eplcy, in a telegram to Wnr-iing Kennedy in Dallas last No- special commission investlgnt-jren, Ihe puhlicii-lvember. Santa Cruz, a sea of thoroughly dead anchovies lias flood- ed into the small craft harbor, cover- ing the water with an odoriferous layer of pale green corpses. Kim Thevenin, 11, gives an eloquent opin- The fish started dying Sunday "rerl tirlns ion of "red tides.1 GBRA Okays Connally's Water Development Study lie accommodations section scn lo a California ncwspa- commission in UID new civil rights law. P" The Dallas Times-Herald also He told the Democratic Plat- lllc to Malcolm published m, article quoting form Committee, in hearings 'M'ley, executive editor of Ihe some ot Ihe same testimony transferred Thursday from Independent Press-Telegram of Ruby is under dcatti sentence Washington, lhat Democrats Beach, Calif., Ilimkin said, for the fatal shooting of Ixa must sec that the common "Tnc hiis released lly ROY CRIMES Advocate Staff Writer NEW BRAUNFELS A reso- ution endorsing Gov. John B. bility report for the Cucro Damlolcl State Board of Water En- from the U.S. Buraau of Re- gineers was brought forward in ____ _ clamalion. The only hitch in San Anlonio and projected as a Connally's general plan for proceedings is Lhe pro-lpart of the governor's possible range studies looking toward but fruitless attempt by long-range plan, but this has full development of Texas San Antonio City resources was adopted to water from mously Thursday by the GBRA's newly-completed of dh'ertors Blanco River The full cooper; it for motioning up, said. Dirksen Dirksen said Uie House action heightens prospects for his pro- of the abo1 Authority. iBraunfols. The San Am >ve N e w Antonio Riv- directors also Authority, on Uie other hand, iperation with the 'n agreement with the) been repudiated in its entirety by the governor's office. On the other hand, the need for a long-range slate-wide wa- ter plan is now as a counter-proposal to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation's so- Water Commissions and interchange "grand canal" scheme other state agencies as might! It has been made amply cleariD5r which it would aspire to be called upon to take part in that Gov. Contially at this time transport water not far from .._ _, the studies. contemplates no plan of any eates the intensity of the feclinc Gover on Ihe subject." important At a joint news conference with Dirksen, House Rcpublicar Leader Charles A. Halleek of Indiana said he prefers the House bill over the Dirksen rid- er, which provides for a two- year delay in court orders to rcapporlion legislatures on a po- pulation basis. Halleek referred lo Dirksen's proposal as "half a loaf" and said he might settle for it if the Senate balks at the House bill. Parasite Bill However, he said lhat if Dirk- sen's measure readies the House attached to President Johnson's foreign aid authorization, as now proposed, "Uie whole Uiing might get clob- bered." In floor debate, Sen. Joseph S. Clark, D-Pa., again denounced Ihe Dirksen rider as a "rotten borough and not- ed that Ally. Gen. Robert F. Kennedy is opposed to it even though two of his Justice De- partment aides helped draft it. Clark said the aides were caller! in by Dirksen "not as protagonists but only to draft language which might be acceD- table." "No one in the Justice De- partment, from the attorney genera! on clown wants lo see recommendations. Texas river authorities, no- (Scc SENATOR, Page tile Texas coast for a distance of 418 miles from the Sabine Riv er to the Rio Grande Valley. Chairman Frank Guitlard of ---------Victoria and the other GBRA Governor Connally for Ihisj1 oxas- An which was directors indicated continued step in Texas rc-ial 011C !ime 'he files of tiiej (Sec GBHA, Piigc 11) It was ordered that the for Ule transportation of "board of directors of the Guad- waler fl'om surplus supplies in alupc-Blanco River Authority Northeast Texas to Uie water- hereby go on record commend- areas of Southwest source and Uial! "this Authority stands ready to 79 assist the governor and such ap- propriate oilier state as he designates in the piirsu-i mice of state-wide water re- source planning." At the same time, some of Uie directors unofficially ex- pressed concern as to the gen- eral basis of the new water stu- it would be direct- ed as an extension of the Texas Water Commission's pre- -ious "Plan for Meeting the Houston Hit by Siege Of Sleeping Sickness HOUSTON (AP) Louie Welch and city health of-jest hit areas'. Mayoriiminediate spraying of the bard- ficcr C. A. Pigford announced 1080 Water Requirements oflThursday that emergency meas- or whether it would and lak.. totally supersede the Pigford said 100 cases of the disease have been reported in Uie past JO da3's including 12 deaths. The deaths include clov- en adults and one child, Pogford said. The health officer said the di- sease is caused by the bite of the female (cnle.v) mosquito whicli feeds between dusk and ___early evening. been set aside to pay for the! He said a majority of Ihe rc- of encephalitis, or sleeping sickness, in the city. lably Uie GBRA, have been de- callccl an emergency veloping their master plans a" control firms accordance with the study thc clLy md told lhm that ing to 1080, and some of of evening. "lave spent many thousands of dollars in starting lo execute Lhese recommendations. The GBRA, for example, has spent: a great amount of time, money and effort in negotiating an rights of citizenship arc impar- tially assured, hut with a fur- ther pledge that: "The intent of Uiis law should bo achieved through local people in (heir own local communities, find not Uirough fear of federal force or federal intimidation. Mode; Justice and be keynotes no testimony whatever." Resolved: Harvey Oswald, who had been arrested and charged with kill-lwhich you have objected." ISOWS media, "It intends to almle by this policy until delivery of its final report to the President. "Federal investigation has been undertaken to determine Uie source of the release lo National Convention Woodlawn Drain Ul ILAJflUl EUI'CC CM'1 41 T lidalion." Alldl JDttl 1 V g F> rmodcrS should A BSgUH ot the Democratic A opening next week, the Georgian said. BROWNSVILLE, Tex. lie rapped at the to Uie eighth nnminl Final relief for Woodlawn Ad- dition is in sight, Chief of ICn- gini'oring John Bnlusck told parly's civil rights plank AFL- CIO convention! Victoria PhmiiiiK; Commission declaring: "In contrast lo re-solvcd Him the olce- Thursday in an impromptu re- opposite parly, we must not jug- of Harry Goldwater would ixirt on progress of Ihe city's gle words or facts to appease disaster to the United j paving otid drainage bond program. Balusck said work began this week on Iwo tlraimigc facilities designed specifically 10 protect Trail Ride Scheduled To Palacios appe the clamoring moment. We must not dispense frustrated vengeance in the name of jus- lice." Sanders is Uie driving force of a beliind-scencs effort to win agreement among Southern del- egates on Uie 102-mcmber Plat- form Committee for a mild civil rights plank pledging enforce- ment of the sweeping new IOIM Civil Rights Act. Optimism (irows States. The delegates also voted lo raise Uicir union dues from ito 20 cents per member. The delegates approved an- olher resolution seeking an im- mediate union organizing pro- gram for (he Lower Rio Grande Valley, which they called "the worst [rocket of poverty in Tex- as." Harry iiurk, presidoul nf the Harris County AFI.-CIO council, iprcsented the resolution oppos- Thongh this effort lias met rc-l'nB Uie election of IlepublicHn sislance in several Southern nominee Goldwalcr. cgations, Uie Platform Commit-! l.alior Position tec officials gave hitiU of us herc siiy (Iult tllc Tcx. ing optimism that a iubor movement believes Uisl ting floor fight on Ihe issue can be avoided. Their good cheer was based party on Wednesday's declara- tion by Atty. Gen. Robert. the eleclion of Barry Goldwater would be a disaster for United Bnrk said. the busi- Woodliiwn anil (he adjncenl area in limes ol heavy rainfall. One of (lie projects will be large pipe running from the drainage system down Ben Jordan Street to Mi- mosa .Street, ami another be- ginning at Airline and Ben Jor- dan. Ualusek said the Crcstwood- Hen Jordan section should he far enough nlong to effect major relief in two lo three weeks, but will not bo finally complet- ed until paving of lien Jordan all Ihe way lo Sam Houston Drive is finished lalcr Uiis year. Tho rnglnrrriiiK chief also said he expects flic Stale High- way Department lo he in n po- ness executive was invited to Kennedy thai he sees no ncedispeak lo Iho convention for a platform promise to seek new civil rights laws. The act "jjLnhor Day, he said. plcliim of drainage "being done the Republican convention contractors, Balusck Trail Ride Association. provcmcnl of Nnvarrn from Rio The pavilion Is now under con- Grande to Goodwin, struclion and will be ready for Both projects hinge on coni- San Francisco. Pcpcr was high- signed last month, Kennedy tcs-jly critical of Goldivatcr and titled, is broad enough to salisfyiwluil lie called Ihe Birch movc-i the I9fi0 Democratic pledges onjmcnt in (he GOP. Sept. In Victoria City In connection with this, he Gene Gcisinan ot the Wheel and] explained that the drainage sys-f Spur Itiders of Victoria is him- 'diing nrrangcments here, Bill civil rights. A prediction that the country is witnessing "the onset of a iiMJLjjl ported cases have occurred injthird great wave of Ihe conscr- lnc ncar downtown area but Iscattercd cases have been rc- ported north and cast of the in- ..A.M, v ILI UIL Ml-1 2 Gnrcn LI tcrbasin water exchange .'.Vi'-'iwi j ment with the San Antonio AuUiorily, under which the SARA would bear half the con- area. Pigford recommended Uial jrsons take precautions against Sjmosquito bites. servalion cosl of the proposed] Juero Dam and Reservoir in re-' 'urn for half of Ihe water. Thc jBRA, in turn, would carry out: i similar arrangement on the SARA's proposed Goliad Dam, :aking its share of Ihe Goliad water into the lower Guadalupe n return for the Cuero water pipelined to San Antonio. Medic Cited Cuero CofC Banquet My BEN f'RAUSK Advocate Slaff Writer Newman also worked toward having the city manager form Arnn Mclchlor home and get- ting about in his usual routine after his recent surgery Mr. and Mrs. W. R. McCrighl and Jan and Nancy Post in see the play "Okla- IroOIC SlOl'Ill boma at Casa Manana the Hcv. John Newton in ad- miring the deer head, a trophy belonging to Berry (Catfish) Colvin Richard DC La Garza due back in town today This plan is still going for- T. Newman, for-of government established here vard at all possible speed, andjmer Cuero mayor (or 2-1 has also devoted much valion comparable to those of the administrations of the two Rooscvells, was de- livered by Secretary of the In- terior Stewart L. Ud'nll. Harry Hhislcif "What we use to call is making nrrange- 'good guys' arc on the outsidi and the Hirchcrs arc in firm control of ibn Republican parly in Harris County, the largest county (in population) in Tex- Peper said. Ilirchcrs in Control lie said the John Birch Society wants to "usurp the authority of A sweeping denunciation ofipolice and the FBI.1 the conscrvalion voling rccordi The delcgales voled by 73.1 of Sen. Barry Goldwalcr, thejper cent majority lo increase Republican nominee, and of Ihotfhcir dues. The vole was GOP plalform planks on favor and opposed, vation, filled a full page off The 2-ccnt increase was a Uriah's prepared testimony. negotiated compromise between "He Goldwater is indif- ferent to conservation legisla- tion for the reason dial lie ex- alts private rights above public needs, and gives no thought at all to tile needs of present and merits in Port Lavaca (or the overnight stun there. Thc ride to Palacios will be- gin wiUi the crossing of the long Port Lnvacn Causeway (lie fol- lowing morning. At Palacios a varied program including rides, games, boat races, a hwjtcnany, barbecue and big dance will be staged. I1AI1RY, II) Todny's Chuckle Kvcn whrn n innrrhigc is made in llcnven, the work has to done here on carlli. Calhoun School Board >vniu   party is in a raents were cited by Langdon deplorable situation in Texas. 50 miles an hour near the cen- ter. The U.S. WeaUier Bureau at San Juan, P.R., put the storm's center at 11 p.m. near latitude 13.5 north and longitude 47.5 west, or about miles east- Thc storm was moving toward the west-northwest at 18 miles an hour and was expected to re- main on the same course for the next 12 hours. The Weather Bureau's second advisory said the slorm is cx-r peeled lo Increase in aize andji Intensity. Smith, who coached the star sen, unable lo attend due tolathlctc at Cuero High School. other commitments, was repre- sented by his parents. His highest vault is 17 feet, 4 inches. A banner bearing Ifan- sen's name and record vaull hung on a wall of Fellowship Hall, exactly 17 feet, 4 inches above the floor. Newman, the Democratic state representative nominee from DeWilt, Lavaca and Gon zales counties, was credited J. D. Bramlelte Jr., who has been re-elected lo serve a sec- ond consecutive year as presi- dent, presented gifts to Cham- ber Manager S. M. Patterson SAN ANTONIO (API-Albert Pcna Jr., an outspoken opponent liy SIAHV BAKICIt PIIIM.ll'S county revenue of Advocate Slaft Writer 'reflected an increase of only PORT district1 and slate revenue of school board approved Itic dropped by from the now beirii; installed Navarro will relieve the flooding on Rirj Grande and other near- by streets such as occurred lUirinij Die recent Tropical Storm Abby. Thc report from Balusck took the place of an almost blank agenda for planning commis- sion. Only oilier official action was a request from Commissioner Dclbcrt R. Crocker [or Balusek lo make a re-cheek on right-of- way requirements which the commission set up in approv- ing the Highland (Stales -Sub- division just north of the city. Commissioners also said lhat plan to change n recreation area in Oak Ridge Subdivision to a small shopping center ap- parently have hccn dropped by the developer. A representative ol Great Texas Development Co. ap- peared last month lo request commission approval of the r change, but the matter was Inblcd lo give commissioners tinns from properly owners In 65 budget of K.m.m Thursday; .963 budget. -----------------------j in my ,he w- Mowlam of I when at a public hearing. Thc iCo., Guinn Granbury, lax con- new budgcl, based for Alcoa and valuation on p0us of Tennessee Gas Trans- (Sec 1'IIOJECTS, Pi.gc II) "s mjssion Co cf Pcna, San Antonio liberal Democratic loader, made the statement in a letter of protest over Bexar County scats at the iss than last years budget ofiHno represented (heir There is no increase tive companies tax interests, in lax rale. The decrease is due congratulated the board on Us national convention in Atlanlic City. He charged lhat Ihe county's and Chamber Director Albert scats at Ihe slate meeting were Ley, whom Bramtettc described.......... as "a real community worker." Bramlelte introduced incom- ing directors Maurice Aron- slcin, Gene S. Brown, Bill Kues- ler, Ervin to paymcnls made out of the building lund on Ihe building program. In the summary of expendi- tures, administration, instruc- tion, attendance, health serv- ices, fixed charges and Irans- -w portalion were up, white opera- "stolen, literaliy, from rightful liun and mainlcnance of plant and legal delegates" and rc-jand student activities were WEATHRR Partly cloudy Friday and Sat- ingralulalcd the bonrd on Us urday wilh a few widely scat- budget and upon having thundershowers Saturday, cured C. D. Holmes, formerly Daytimo winds southerly at 10 of Vandcrbilt, as Iheir new ills- to 20 m._p. h. and gusty. Ex- (rid superinlendenl. _ In other actions the hoard: Accepted the resignations of! Matlock and quested a hearing before (he credentials commitlcc. Pena, state chairman of the Frances Daniels. Granted leave of absence to down. The student activities] Mrs. Hetty Kupatt. fund was down The! Recommended for peeled Friday temperatures: High 92, low 78. South Central Texas: Partly Ihunder- with widely scalier showers Saturday. Temperatures Thursday: High low 77. cleclions; Tides (Port Uivaca-Port 0'- G' Moore' laws Friday al 5 last Knifihl, Mks Mildred a.m. ami at a.m. Political Association of Spanish- Office,   

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