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Advocate (Newspaper) - September 2, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 119th 118 TELEPHONE MI l-lttl VICTORIA, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, '1904 Established Mi SWORN G. Dielze, left, takes the oath of office as sheriff of DeWitt oath was administered by District Judge Joe Kelly of Vic- STEADY CLIMB U.S. Officer Flees From Laos Prison Pilot Earlier Listed Missing BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) Navy 14. Charles F. Klusmann escaped to Thailand from a Palhct Lao prison in Laos Tues- day and "is being evacuated to an American facility outside the U.S. Embassy said Wednesday. The spokesman gave no indi- cation where Klusmann would be taken. Klusmann reached Udoni, a major Thai-American air base about 40 miles south of UK Laos-Thailand border Tues- day. Udoi'n is 300 miles north- cast of Bangkok. The spokesman said Klus- miinn is reported to be "in rela- tively good physical condition." He gave no other details. Hired Flight Thc Udorn air base can han- dle large transport aircraft and it appeared likely Klusmann would be flown directly out of Thailand without a stop al Bangkok. There was a possibility he would be lakcn to Clark Field, a United States Air Base in (he Philippines, which has excellent medical facilities. The 30-year-old Navy pilol was phot (town on a reconnais sance flight over the Commun- ist-held Plaines des Jarrcs in Laos June 6. Lislcil As Missing Klusmann's escape was an- nounced earlier by presidential press secretary George" Reedy in Washington. Klusmann origi- nally had been listed as missing in action, Reedy said the Navy flier had waved off helicopters when they tried to pick him up after he was shot down, and, when lasl seen, he had been surrounded by Halhel Lao soldiers. Mrs. Klusmann received the Distinguished Flying Cross for her husband June 30 in ceremo- nies al lhe Pentagon. They live at MIS Margin Ave., San Diego, Calif., with their 7-ycar-old son and 3-year-old daughter. Health Okay Klusmann's parents are Mr and Mrs. Fred L. Klusmann of Arcadia, Calif. Reedy said Klusmann "ap- pears to be in relatively aooc health." He said more details would be made available as they are re- ceived (rom the U. S. Embassy in Bangkok. Only one other U. S. citizen is known to be held by Communuist forces in Laos. He is Eugene De Bruin, a civilian pilol shot down while ferrying supplies lo pro Western Laotian forces. Titan HA Fails, Falls in Ocean CAPE KENNEDY, Fla. (AP) _______ The Titan 3A military space ted to whip itself into a hurri- rockcl scored many objectives cane as it raced toward the ._ .__. Caribbean, The record rainfall to hit Nor- U Cents Cory Foresees Threat Of Military 'Block Vote' Cites Ruling On Local Elections MORE MEANINGFUL JYeciiicI Suil Seen in Conn I y program in Chamber Urges Improved Teachers' Business Tour toria. Diclz will complete the un- oxpired term of Ray Markowsy, whose 'resignation became effective Monday. Hy TOM E. PITH Advocate Staff Writer A federal court decision !San Antonio last week giving Business-Education Day, aifor explaining the free cnler-i which local teach- prise system. ers (our Victoria businesses ieach fall, should be made mean- in ingfnl or discarded, Victoria Chamber of Commerce directors military personnel the right to concluded Tucsda; make a blanket indictment of teachers, G'asche nevertheless pointed out that "there ,has President J. D. Moore of Vic- Growth of City Noted by Utilities Victoria utility subscriptions! Although Victoria Manager ,vore reported at all-time peaks) John Osborne pointed out that I'ucsday, indicating a subslan- is not the peak season" Ivole in local elections wherever f lhey TV ,bc, )n TRxas torircoilcgc d'is- erillrV'SS tial and sustained growth for the city. The reports were kicked off by Allon Spoerl, superinlendent of city accounts, who said that water subscribers went over the mark for the first time in August. He said customers were using city water at gas company the figure Takes Oath In DeWitt polls. The statement came after a general discussion o[ recent court decisions by directors of [the Victoria Chamber of Com- Imerce, during which it was also G. (Cutter) I predicted lhat there will be a Dielze, former Yoakum police court challenge soon of thei alignment of Victoria County subscribers in five years. Southwestern Bell Telephone the month, compared with pointed out, however that the summcr th bri Advocate New CUERO N. Y( chief and a vcleran law offi- cer, was sworn in as sheriff of Commissioners Court precincts'. DcWitl County Tuesday lo com- The latter prediction was based on a current suit in a West Texas county where thej The oath ot office was admin-jcnmr.iissioncrs court is ovt to reappoiiion on ItllJL population basis. A decision in favor of reapportionment is con- sidered a certainty. 'Just Waiting' Director John H. Alkek Jr., a question from Director Louis Gasche, Moore said he felt most teachers attend the func- tion only because they think they arc expected to do so. Moore's objection brought a reply from Gasche that he viewed the project as a vehicle Direclors in general agreed "where teachers are sim- Saying he did not want greeted, palled on the back, Q nf teachers embracing "socialism, and this gives us a chance to show works.' and taken on a lour of the build- B-E Day is a boring af- bcen an awful lot said" about fair. But Gasche and C. A, Dic- kcrson both said they found vis- how free enterprise iting leachers highly interested Aloore conceded thai B-E Pay would be a good program to conduct "every three or four but he' argued free enterprise story could be lold jusl as effectively in their operations during ques- tion and answer sessions Gasche said the question-an- swer session at Sky-Top Rig Co., of which he is president, lasted 40 minutes longer than he had anticipated, and Dicker- making the facts (on sa'd that "we had to ask operations) available to leach-j'hem to cut it short" when ers" through regular channels participated in a simi- in the classrooms. (See CHAMBER, Page S) Roatl Work ren and O'Neal Sunday, who also served under Markowfky. The ceremony, held during a sitting in on his first meeting of special meeting of commis- 'he board, said he knows a Vic- sioners court, was attended by 'oria niari "who is jusl wailing including for that case to be completed his two sa ne ci'1 navc 'hc briefs" for use in a local suit. brought a statement Cullen to about 20 persons, Dietze's wife and daughters, Mrs. Frances Atkin- Leon Sitka, office manager for Cenlral Power and Light Co. Houston Natural Gas Corp., re- Director -Richard also reported a substantial gain Wendtland of Kogenburg. ported Ihc company had in the number of subscribers Diclze's appointive term cx- subscribers at the end of July, same lime the end of totters Virginia; Cleo Dora Forms in Atlantic NORFOLK, Va. (AP) Thejfall had been expected, but remnants of Hurricane Clco, in- Norfolk Weather Bureau tensified by a head-on collision Glenn Sachse explained lhe turn I in the first wilh an approaching cold front, spun eastward into the Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday after soak- ing this port city with a record of events this way: Cleo's rcm- nanls of moist air and low pres- sure, moving out lo sea near '3, will be the only sheriff can didate listed on the ballot since there is no Republican nomi- ee. Dielze was nominated in liie second primary last June. His run-off opponent was Raleigh Blackwell. Markowsky, Dietze, and Blackwell were candidates primary in May, Both Cullen and Cory said hey "could name" the man who will file the local suit ask- ing lhat commissioner precincts be realigned to provide (or equal population distribution, but both declined to name the person. Elizabeth N.C., collided rainfall and taking two lives. jabout midnig'h'l with a cold As wind and wave action caused by Clco subsided along the Virginia-Carolina coastline, the season's fourth tropical storm, named Dora, materi- alized in the South Atlantic north of Brazil and was expec- on its maiden lest flight Tucs- day, but (ailed by about three seconds lo achieve a major goal folk and the surrounding tide- ify, of orbiting its third stage as a water Virginia region almostimovcs launch platform. Instead of circling the earth, the third stage as- sembly plunged into the South Atlantic Ocean. front approaching from northwest, causing rapid ii____ ification of Cleo and resulting in torrential rains and wind gusts up lo 40 miles per hour. In Washington, the Weather Bureau said Cleo is making a comeback in the Atlantic and is now again defined officially as a storm with winds of (o 50 m.p.h. She is expected lo intens- !hc bureau said, as she Vole' Cory, himself a Democrat, i May.jmade statement on the rail- in msjjtary a newsman after he had Construction of the Navarro Street improvement between Rio Grande Boulevard and Goodwin Avenue, by the State Highway Department, probably will get under way in Decem- ber, Resident Engineer W. A. King said Tuesday. The highway official said he has received word from the city lhat it expects to have all right- of-way and drainage work com- pleted by Nov. 6, clearing the way for lhe State Highway Com- mission to call bids on the proj- cct. "Our plans are In the dis- trict office in Yoakum righl now and probably will be in Austin within the next day or King said. "We are shoot- ing for a bid opening on Nov. 12-13." U would take about tsvo lo three weeks after the contract said, for construe- NA Enrollment __ i Decreased by 50 A change in the 'tuition program at Nazareth Academy has resulted in a decline of about 50 students at the school this year, according to the principal, Sister ----jLQty iu a ULICI lit; ntiti for re-nomination by poll-jtold the directors thai, under the mg the smallest number of the military will become d in (he Ihree-way race. "a most effective block vote" it, i i .niijiii ulllullr lanu a n "ls 16th >'ear as of local affairs in some resignation to Texas counties where, military commissioners courl in early August. The resignation became effective Monday. tion lo gel started. The city's drainage tractor, under one phase of the bond program, has some seven blocks of underground drainage work to complete, City Manag- er John Lee said, but he said personnel outnumber the eivili-jne certain the drainage Markowsky, who was com-jwhich could literally lake away an population. One such example ciled by Following (he was Bee County, where the ceremony, County Judge GeorgeiNavy's Chase Field is located. Trowel! signed a proclamation Cory said hc felt that where Bvlll designating September as soil military personnel have ac- lained by the city for right-of- contract can be completed by the Nov. 6 deadline. Chief ot Engineering John Ba- Insek said two pieces of prop- erty still remain to be ob- test month. The proclamation is part of doubled (he previous record of 6.87 inches tallied in June of last year. In Iho 24 hours ended atjers as'a 8 a.m. Tuesday 13.70 inches ofjwas centered about miles LMII LiUl iii Id JiS ii east soulheastw'ard al P lhe s soil fer 1. F1_ Iquircd homes or other real purposes One parcel, be- and where they meet all loniing to Bennv Hajek, 602 E. voting requirements "they stayton St., is subject to a con- m.p.h. Dora, described by forecast- moving (See CLEO, Page 8) Kovar rain (ell at nearby Oceana of Puerto Uico at va! Air Station and from noon last report and was Monday until noon Tuesday 11 inches was recorded in Norfolk. Policemen, firemen and Civil Defense workers removed doz- ens of families (rom flooded' homes in Norfolk, Chesapeake and Virginia Beach.; Many vehicles were slatled (See SHERIFF. Pace 8) havc tlle right lo votc-" _____________ a i H 1m nniii-t rlnniflnn Stayton riemnation hearing scheduled Today's Chuckle I The court decision stated, however, that military uie other is a piece of rail- tor Sept. 10 in County Court "who can prove they have'road property. or intend lo'estab-j Balusek said he expects no us don I know lish residence" in Texas in acquiring the rail ivhal wo want, but feel sun we don't havc it. right to vote in (Sec COHY, Page S) I road property. The said, resulted from g hol reminding ninny vemcics were siiuiecr members of the llClh Infanlry'jind some were covered by ris-i mJ -m, Division (I're-World War II water. Huge piles of "onrthijf f toria National fluai'd) of the beside a highway (or con-, union Ihin Friday, Saturday inidjslruclion of an interstate routcj Sunday al lhe GvmJcr Hotel iniwerc washed onto the MAIIY ISAKKIl PHILLIPS San Anlonifi Albert (Shorty) blocking traffic. I Advocate Slnff Writer II. Vcrnon Wilson, 43, chief of I PORT LAVACA Marvin Student Wired for Class Room in Hospital Mncnnrl finding tho .slimmer temperatures a bit discouraging lo him for his house painting projects on his (lay off Buliby .Inost getting a back to school haircut and talking about his midget calf and Joseph Mllchcrling also gelling his hair Irimmed up for Ihc first day r mm vui amu iiiuMiiiy uie omy a Virginia lieach volunleer lli, completed his sec- difficulty that hc anticipates. of school Jimmy Harrison itdmillinR that a person can be original if given a chnnce Mrs. John Illcbunks marking n birthday yesterday Mrs. Hobby Welslgrr giving a cook- ing lip for easy rice rncipcs and Withering quite an audience .luck lloch discussing Ihc finer points of present day financing Hulicu 1'rclss planning lo move .soon, and explaining that the grass on the lawn is so high, lie may havc Inwn mower races Ihcrc Jimmy llaiischlld lak- inK mid-iiflernoon coffee break and Carl Vnn Way Jr. find- ing his usual coffee drinking partner loo busy (or a even a brief stnp Mrs. Hetty Ournwny wondering how tlio word "preachers" came oul in luir loller lo Ihc cdilor on study- ing printed In Tucsrtny's Ailvo- word of course should have been "teachers." department, nnd Stella Forehand, 40, were by carbon monoxide fumes in a stalled panel truck as Wilson tried (o rescue lhe woman and her husbam' from rising waters. Thc woman's husband, Demp- scy T. Forehand, '19, was hospi- in good condition. Only moderate wind and rain- to his next classroom, and inability to see the black-! procedure is repeated. Marvin said ild-up, he "a rnisun derslanding, and we have jus sent them some new informa- lion." At the same time, Lee and 'Balusek pointed out that pav ling construction now under waj is scheduled tor final comple lion in December. This includes .sll work on Ucd River, Ben iJordan, Airline and Sam Hous The final drainage project un- VI, Anthony. Although the tuition this year is the same as last, a month for high s'chool students and S7 a month for thosu in the grade school) the school in the past had a policy o! offering reductions based on a sliding scale for par- ents who had more than one child in school. That plan is no longer in ef- I feet, Sister Anthony said, and all parents will now pay the same rale for each child, re- gardless of the number in school. More Expecled Last year lhe enrollment was 780. Sister Anthony said the lotal had to 730 Tues- added that perhaps 10-15 late registrations were still expect- ed. City Steps Up Spraying Campaign The city has stepped up its spraying campaign to control mosquitoes and other insects during the past two weeks. Allhough public health officials lave poinled out that no cases ness) n the Victoria area and see no reason for alarm, City Manager John Lee conceded that the ac- :ion resulted at least partially 'rom the outbreak of the disease .n Houston. Despite the stepped-up opera- tion, Lee said that "we are slill receiving quite a few calls from areas on the edge of the city St. Joseph School, which doubled its tuition rales this year, reported an enrollment of 309 students as of Tuesday. Last year Ihe school had an en- rollment of 438. said, however, that mosqui- The Rl. Hev. Msgr. F. 0. :oes are coming into the areas Beck, pastor of St. Mary's where the complaints originate [Catholic Church, said Tuesday 'from fields outside the cityihc had pledged to stu- and there is very little we can! dents al both Nazareth Academy do about it. Two machines have been, op- erating during the past Iwo weeks, covering Uie entire city and St. Joseph to help them meet the new tuition rates. Last spring Monsignor Beck announced his plan to match about four nights a week, amount earned by students cily manager said. at part-time and summer jobs Fire Marshal George a similar amount from earlier had requested owners' parish (unds. of vacant property to keep lhe( areas mowed as a means of! controlling Ihe mosquito popMla-i Joseph and 38 girls at Nazareth 121 Tried Plan As of Tuesday, 86 boys at St. tion. (See Page 8) AT LKJ BARBECUE the onlyibCard the city's paving i e that he was happy land drainage bond issue will be Mia Maclond (lay's classes as a jun sphyxialcd student at Calhoun High Sctn ior (thus far in altending classes lfle situation and Store Robbed Of Cash EDNA Sheriffs officers Tuesday were investigating a burglary of Iho H. n. Depart- ment Store where in cash Tuesday from his hospital room, thanks to the cooperation of General Telephone Co., and members of Ihc high school faculty. Marvin, "'ho tins been hospi- lircd here because of injuries received June 21 in a hunting accident, attended each of his five classes on his hospital bed. Here's how: The installation department of Ihe telephone company wired each classroom in which he has n class wilh a portable speak- er, nnd mnde a similar instal- lation In his room. Tho speaker early Monday morning. In ten and Iwcnly dollar bills, In hills and to one- dollar bills, according to the said entrance was gnlncd through nil unlock- WHS removed from an unlocked desk. High School through such n medium is hisjpntcd a pleasant semester. math class-his favorite subject.! He is registered for tvninr v. That diflicnllv ho lor typing i- 12e advertising (or lhe b uat dUUcnll.v arises, hc smd. has a typewriter to prac- its meeting next Tuesday. was slnlcn Siimlny night or is cnrried lo whatever room a( school that hc is rcgislered for Tho stolen loot included nt the designated period. He plugs in his speaker and hears Ihc class. When ho wants to participate In the class, hc .fncksnn Counly sheriff's dc- throws his "Tnlk" key nnd his parlmcnl. voice is projected inlo Iho class- room. When hc wnnls lo re- sume lislcning, ho releases llio cd window and Hint Ihc money key. When class is over, Mike Adklson, who lins volunteered to do so, curries Ihn speaker Guard Chief Blasted After Use of Troops Tex. (AP) Thejmorning for a report. The call adjutant general of Texas said'was at the request of the De- Tuesday use of 45 National [partmenl of Defense informa- Guardsmen at the birthday-bar-'lion branch, Bishop quoted the 30 days, Balusek said. City bccue for presjdent Johnson in'major as saying. ;Council is expecled to author- stonewall on Saturday was; Thc general said Capt. Wcr- drainage anljcj.icalk'd (or bids within the advertising for lhe bids at l? 1 ll I lice American History, Lolling of this contract would health, algebra 11, and English'jlciave one. Phasc otAoml, prS" Clear lo partly cloudy and warm through Wednesday night. Southeasterly winds at 8 to 18 m.p.h. Wednesday. Expecled Wednesday temperatures: High low 7-t. South Cenlral Texas: Partly cloudy and warm Wednesday through Thursday with isolated afternoon thtindcrshowcrx ensl and near Ihc coast. High Wednesday 02-102. Temperatures Tuesday: High low 74. Tides (Port LnvaiM-I'orl O'Connor Lows at p.m. Wednesday and a.m. Thursday. High at a.m. Thursday. llnromelrlc pressure nl sea level: 29.05. III. Slrakos gave lhe following re- port of the a cc id en I which caused liis hospifnliration: "Andy Thomas, Steve Wallace and f were hunting lhat Sunday afternoon near Powderhorn Lake. The shotgun, propped againsl something, was stand- ing upright on n blanket that we hnd spread lo sit on. Wal- lace'pulled Ihe blanket, lo straighten it, and In doing so, the gun fell, discharged, strik- ing me in the left His physician reporled hc twd r c c o i v e d a severe com- pound comminuted fracture, which will require multiple op- erations covering a several month period. Only lhe firsl -Simsol Wednesday; has been performed. rise Thursday: Son of Mr. nnil Mrs. liddie gram lo be contracted, the fi- nal paving program on which bids would not be called until some lime after the first of the year. New Sewer Line Affects Traffic City crews Tuesday began laying a new sciver main on Santa Rosa Street, from William to Cameron, and traffic along Ihe street will be affected (or several weeks, City Manager John Lee said. Thc line will replace the ex- sling facility and provide for n jreiUer operating elficlency, lhe eily manager said. "This Is part o( our over-all lirogrnm to correct certain prob- lems we have in mosl ot Uic unauthorized. ner probably won't receive dis- "It was an error in judgmentlcjpunary action, on the part of the battery com- h w b mnndnr a yt auu- mander. We havc a long-stand- ject to severe reprimand if he e ft iMVe allow a man one ical said I think Thomas S. Bishop, tho state's Battery H, 5th Battalion, 133rd ner, a state highway patrolman] at Fredericksburg, commands the 72-man outfit. fiiiardsmen helped control traffic and crowds at the birth- lay party for the 56-year-old President, sponsored by lhe Gil- espto County Democratic Exe- cutive Committee. Bishop said hey got no pay, other lhan a TCO barbecue plate from Ihe committee. Bishop said a major In Uie public affairs branch ot the Nn- bccuc. He said the Gillespic County sheriff asked Werner for help when advance reports on ex- peeled attendance indicated a jraffic problem beyond the sher- iff's office's capability lo han- dle. INDEX "S dal'! Slrakos, Marvin is a native of older section of (hc llonal Guard Bureau in Wash- (i in u.s. WGAlncr IMITCAU i i ciovij onice, 'I'oii Luvnca. said. hnglon called him Monday Abby .........1 FdlUKUl .....I .........U ....H-ll SpotU ..'....Vfrll Comfo TtlevUliNt 1 Ueivhi B ;