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Advocate (Newspaper) - September 7, 1964, Victoria, Texas LABOR DAY THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 119th 123 TELEPHONE HI 5-HS1 VICTORIA, TEXAS, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 1964 1846 Barry Hits Cut-Backs In Air Force Base Closing Charge Denied PHOENIX, Ariz. (AP) Sen. Barry Goldwater said Sunday the Democrats have closed more military bases in four years that Republican President Dwight D. Eisenhower did in eight. The Republican presidential nominee accused President Johnson and Secretary of De- fense Robert S. McNamara of "deliberately cutting back the Air Force with no new manned bombers on order." After slapping at Johnson's defense policy, Gotdwater took lo tlie swimming pool at his hilltop home to relax with his family. Worker's Protest Goldwater's remarks were prompted by a Republican worker's protest of charges that the Arizona Senalor would as president close Warner Robins Air Force base in Macon, Ga. George Guilmette of Macon asked Goldwater (o deny the charge he said was leveled by Carl Vinson, Georgia Democrat, retiring chairman of lhe House Armed Services Committee. "I am shocked and surprised that a man of Vinson's stature and reputation for honesty would slate that 1 would close Warner Robins or any other Goldwater wired Guil- melle. Wired Goldwater "I would remind he said, "Thai more bases have been closed under McNamara in four years than during the eight years of the Eisenhower admin- Guilmette wired Goldwalei thai lhe Vinson slatemcnt was "very damaging to the Sena- tor's presidential cause in Geor- gia. 12 Cents KUANH EXPLAINS Vielnames Premier Nguyen Khanh uses a blackboard as he explains lhe mechanics of creating a new govern- ment while holding a news confer- Saigon. He revealed that he Don't Look Note, But... LOS ANGELES (AP) When a person looks al something he likes, Hie pu- pils of his eyes get larger. When lie looks at something he dislikes, they contract. The eyes, the American Psychological Association was told Sunday, can be a key to the individual's true feelings. Dr. Eckhard II. Hess, head of the psychology de- partment al the University of Chicago, reported that these responses are com- pletely separate from re- actions to light that expand and contract the pupil had removed three generals in an ef- lort to gain support ol the Buddhists. He has promised to dissolve his care- taker government in t w o months to make way for civilian rule. (AP Pholo) Viet Nam Chief Boots Generals SAIGON', South Viet Nam, Premier Nguyen Khanh i will send three key generals out violence, the stretched several mile's. procession Fishing Festival Hits Climax at Port Today Soldier Is Killed Near Shiner Toll in Texas Nation's High A Port Arthur soldier sta- .ioned at Fort Bliss died at a.m. Sunday in a hospital in Jhiner following an accident at a.m. two miles west of Shiner on U.S. Highway 90A. He was Joseph Jones, 22, Highway Patrolman Wilbert lorstmann, who investigated accident, said Jones was raveling alone when his car struck a bridge on the highway. Horstmann said that Jones probably went lo sleep at the DRIVER JAILED vhcel. Catches Fire The car caught fire after the mpact. Hospital authorities ndicated thai death was due to lead injuries and burns. Texas counted more traffic County Wrecks Hurt 2 Persons Two persons received slight injuries Sunday from automo- bile accidents in the Victoria area. Mrs. Shields A. Holladay of Port Lavaca was treated for a sprained ankle at Champ Tray- los Memorial Hospital in Port Lavaca after the onto driven by her husband was involved in a collision near Placedo. Mrs. Holladay, a recent bride, is the former Miss Jeanie Lou Bauer. Driver of the other auto, a Bloominglon man, was taken into custody by Highway Pa- trolman Chester Heath and lodged in Victoria County jail. was apprehended in a field. Charges of driving while in-, 'oxicaled, and possibly other] charges, will be filed against :he man, Heath said. He was Fireworks, Awards On Agenda Second-Day Prizes Given Public; By MARY RAKKR PHILLIPS Advocate Staff Writer Advocate News Service PORT LAVACA-Competillon in Calhoun County Fishing Fes- Highway during a brief showcr.Uival will close here Monday Mrs, Fannie Lee, 50, and presentation of all passenger in a convertible driv- awards will be made at the Highway Patrolman T. R. Sis- som, and Jack Robertson, of the license and weights divi- sion, Departmenl of Safely. In lhe oilier accident, a Hous- ton woman was slightly injured at 10 a.m. Sunday on Houston en by her husband, Walter B. Lee Jr., 54, was treated for abrasions of the left arm and leg at Citizens Memorial Hos-! pital and released. The Lee car was in col- lision with a sedan driven byl Heath said that the man fled Jack D. Williams, 20, of Bay- the accident scene on foot, but town in the 3000 block of Hous- ton Highway. The Lee vehicle had just left a motel. Viking Mall Shopping Center parking lot at 4 p.m. A Turtle Derby for children at 2 p.m. at the mall will pre- cede the grand awards presen- tation. Gary Arnold, festival chair- man, will be master of cere- monies. The Rev. George Dettman, rector of Grace Epis- coapl Church, will say the in- of the country in another mdieale that major ernmental shakeup aimed winning Buddhist support of his ?GSPite Promises from dissident caretaker regime, sources disclosed Sunday. Khanh probably will announce llhe long Labor Day weekend. The expected political! With more than a full day re- .........maining in the holiday period the death toll included 29 Iraf- fic viclims. One person died in ._ ___........a boating accident and four monlhs lo gel South Viet Nam drowned. New York was second on the road to civilian rule. The w'th 19 Iraffic deaths and 4 deaths than any other state (or aidecl in tnc investigation by Duckett ambulance lookivocation. County Judge Howard Mrs. Williams to the hospital.iHartzog will give the welcome Palrolman Carl Ziegler madcljaycee President Homer Rober- the investigation. plays -are (son will give the annual presi i dent's report. VV7 I i Motor Top Prize Warren ranelists Check sources said Khanh also is Saigon Monday from a coastal resort. The Buddhists, meanwhile, showed their strength when "1C "Ot in MO turaed'out-foVIhe funeraf mediate denial and affirma-l nf the eye. The responses itwo Buddhists students killed ii tion of your concern on military are controlled by a different he told the Senalor. Guilmette said he was a Republican liason man for ten Macon precincts. 'Crepe on Portals' Goldwater wired: I am a reserve Maj General and have devoted OVL. half my life lo active and res- recent Roman Catholic-Buddhist purposes as well as to placate the Buddhists. Although the generals will be senl abroad on diplomatic missions, lhe real purpose of signmnts pifminafp 5-Day Racial Fighting J Subsides in Singapore SINGAPORE, Malaysia toward Malaysia, scene. Among those slated to go is Lt. Gen. Tran Thien Khiem, defense minister in tlie caretak- er government and Khanh's close personal associate. The others are Brig. Gen. Nguyen j Van Thieu, army chief of staff, and Maj. Gen. Do Cao Tri, "1 understand the need for a ''gh'.'ng a commantler of i 111 IMV-I .TL.C1J HI Llli; LIUl'U I III dlr J jf strong Air Force jiisl as well asi ,r .ondcd Sunday night jyear ago. Mr. Vinson should." ;ami 'his important Malaysian1 The Macon, Ga Telegraph on'pcl'1 to normal. Sept. -1 published a story quoting Vinson as saying Goldwaler's election would put "crepe on the rac'a' outburst in six weeks portals" base. Vinson said in a letlcr to N.C. Chapman of Perry, Ga. thai Goldwater is committed lo a cul in government e: Prime Minister Tunku Abdul Rahman blamed this second largest area. lhc country s military operalional Southcasl Asia to win support for the Saigon Indonesian and Chinese agents. The racial strife burst upon Rahman's Malaysian govern- that we become aggres- sors or expansionists." a target Buddhist anger for his alleged tlie suppression of role (Sec BAllRY, Page 10} (ted lo a cul mont as it fought off new late president Neo Dinh by INDEX Ailrolojir ......II GoTcn Cl.nMlloJ ....10.11 Movlrs 2 Cnniies t Spnrlx ........S-a ......10 Tclckislna J ncnlhs .........10 Women's 3 HOMECOMING Indonesian on lhe lo llle Councill mainland north of Indonesian landings in' Malaysia has been placed under Ma'aysia. virtual wartime security regula- Last month, Malaysia lions. (Charged (hat an Indonesian In Jakarta, Indonesian For-''010" abmi1 1M !andcd Xcedm'lnal Indonesia lWchai'fd 'that, decided to adopl an The Singapore rioting between 'Chinese and Malays left 11 dead' jand 84 injured. Government officials eased restrictions! in Singapore but said' J5 they were acting cautiously.! Tough riot troops stood hy. In Kuala Lumpur, Rahman 71 accused tlie Indonesians and the' iChinesc Reds of seeking to itopple Malaysia. (See CHIEF, Page 10) Today's Chuckle Texan dictating his will: "To my son, llcrschcl, I leave three million dollars lie's lucky I didn't cul him off entirely." drownlngs JFK Death Scene Again loll Climbs (Ap) _ jmembers of the Warren Com- The Associated Press began a 'mission Sunday visited points tabulation of deaths at S p.m. Friday and will continue until Monday midnight. connected with the assassina- tion last Nov. 22 of President John F. Kennedy. Homicides accounted for other They spent much time at the deaths, but the tabulations scene in doivn- the holiday were limited to traf- fic, boating accidents and drownings other than boatings. Latest reported deaths inelud- town Dallas. This Included a visit to the six-story building from which the shots were fire ed: Paul Novosak, 34, Baylown, Tex., died Sunday when his car crashed into a utility pole near the entrance to the Baylown-La- porte Tunnel on U. S. 16. Douglas Earl Frcgia of Dai- setta, Tex., was killed Saturday night in a two-car crash on State 105 west of Sour Lake, Tex. His wife and Ihoir three- month old baby, and the driver of the othei car. Lloyd Kenni- son, 29 ,of Kirbyville, Tex., were injured. Sammy Randell, 13, drowned Sunday while swimming with three companions in a San An- tonio Creek. Ernest Guilierrez, 36, of Ci- blo, Tex., was killed Sunday when struck by a car. Richard James Lawson, 20, will be awarded by Bill Day, prize chairman, Arnold and Maurice Wood, assisted hy Miss [Patricia Stifflemir.e, Festival queen. The grand prize of an 18-HP outboard motor, a case of outr board motor oil and a first aid kit will be awarded for the of the assassination. It expects to make its findings public soon. The commission members......... _.....___ __ mingled with a large trout weighed. Grand during their visit to lhe nation scene. They obliged signing autographs. Making a final checkup for 'ee y. the commission were Sens. John Cooper, R-Ky., and Richard Russell, D-Ga., and Rep. Hale Boggs, D-La. They were accom- panied by J. Lee Rankin, com- mission counsel and by Secret Service agents. While the group was in the [third prizes in each catagory Then the commissionersjfor lhe third day's fishing and motored past the house where! ?3M in attendance prizes. Awarding of the S800 camping on the Port Lavaca side cused assassin, lived and the of lnc Lavaca Bay Fishing Pier Jh6atCr Where he W3S at 7 P.m. will precede the an- nual fireworks display at 8 p.m. An award of ?25 will be made arrested They also visited the spol here Dallas Patrolman J. D. to the Jaycee or the Knight Tippit was shot and killed short- of Columbus who sold the win- ly after the assassination, and'ning ticket, the home of night club operator! Records Set building Secret Service Rllbv, gunned down; While no records fell in the set up a rifle in the window on 24, two days second-day's fishing, up lhe sixth floor from where shols were fired. Newsmen on the ground could see several death, Oswald also was charged, weights of em members of the group bendine wilh slaying Tippit. day's fishing group bending down to look through the gun sights. The commission members wound up their visit with a long lnc assassination. In weights of all three the entries to the president's: of each catagory exceeded the itries of the second- interview at the Dallas looked on._______ Air Station with Mrs. Marina widw the Ad Deadline Noon last year. Crab The group concluded its for second day last year with a stop at the Dallas tne length of this station, where Oswald was second-day entries. as a nationwide television au-i A new record was set in that the largest fish caught to date was a 88-pound stingeree. It was caught by Glen Wilson of [Port Lavaca, at p.m. with The Victoria Advocate busi-ia rod and reel and it took over Four persons were killed and eight injured Sunday in a two- (See SOLDIER, Page 10) Texas' Growth in Nation Town Welcome to Humphrey WAVEnLY, Minn. (AP) The parade through Wavcrly iinnosola's Sen. Hubert H.'had Humphrey's Itl-ycar-old ___ ___ ....u Humphrey rode triumphantlyison, Doiiglns, as marshal. Hejils wealth, slrip it bare as in employment, exelu- into his hometown Sunday forirode a pony. Oilier family mcm-ihave robbed Sumatra, ol farming, than the nation Ins first visit since his nominn- bcrs rode in the Model A Ford I Kalimantan (Indonesian Bor- as a whole since 1939, the De- did not answer lhe question di- rectly. He said he had heard Mrs. Oswald testify before the commission in Washington and that as a result of the visit to1- Ihe scenes of the assassinalion) thought he had gained a belter! picture of the events. j The commission was appoint-' ed by President Johnson to! make a thorough investigation "it inrougci Indonesian leaders, he ATLANTA, Ga. Government Minnesota's Sen. Hubert HJhad Humphrey's lo "rob this nation of all'nas shown a far greater rate of Earnings of factory produc- tion workers in the slate have increased on an average from lion as tlie Democratic candi- Humphrey keeps here, date for vice president. Humphrey looked over a A crowd many times the crowd waving signs such as lown's 5VO population jammcdjOOO lakes and the main intersection. Some and "No. 1 man No. 2 residents snl on rooftops (o roar their welcome. Picking up a phrase from Humphrey's speeches ngainsl the Rcpublicnn presidential nominee, lhc audience yelled plus n sprinkling of posters boosting Goldwater. Humphrey said, "Thank you, thank you from the bottom of my heart to our wonderful good neighbors and friends from time after (line, "hurray" for Waverly and Wright County." Humphrey followed hy a loud "but not Senator floldwaler." Humphrey and his wife, Muriel, stai'tcd the day by nttcnding services nt First Congregational Church in Min- neapolis, where ho worshipped ss n University of Minnesota student nml Inlor as mayor. They drove lo Wnverly in n motorcade, stopping enroiilc nt Delnno and Montrose. From nn open convertible llio senator phroy and the scnn waved, shook hnnds and culled neighbors hy name. some hometown products lo the juvcd. celebration, Humphrey congrn dilated him on his bipartisan- ship. "He brought cheese for lltun- leaving poverty, hunger and distress. "Having failed with sabotage and subversion, they (Chinese and Indonesians) employed provocation and incitement lo (See RACIAL, Page 10) Port Man Driver 01' Dcalh Aulo In a half-hour speech, he Colo. cnllcd for candidates lo "debate do Cisnoros, 56, of Brownsville, lhe Issues, the public policies, and nol lo engage in namccatl- U1R." Mayor Ben Welnbeck of neighboring Winslcd broiighl Tex. was killed Saturday night tal second: in a collision of two automobiles al an Intersection nenr Walsh in soulheastern Colorado. Seven other persons were in- TJio slalo patrol snld Clsncros was riding In n cnr driven by Ernest 20, Port La- vni'fl, It anil n cnr driven by Chnrlcs Humes, 10, Manlcr tor said, "nnd corn nml bnloneyJKan., collided nl the junction ol for U. S. 160 and a county rond. parlment of Labor's bureau of labor statistics in Atlanta re- ported Sunday. Between 1939 and 1963, non- agricultural employment in Tex- as rose 151 per cent. The nation, meanwhile, showed an increase of 86.7 per cent. In total numbers of employed, Texas is first In the South and Sixth in the United States. The department gave these comparative statistics on Texas employment, with the 1939 fig- ure given first and the 1963 to- Mining Contract construction Manufacturing Transportation nnd utilities Wholesale nnd retail trade Finance, insurance and real estate Services and miscellaneous weekly in 1949 to in 1963, a boosl of 82 per cent, second highest among the south- pn steles. The bureau pointed out there is considerable variation In av- erage earnings among slates which relfccts types of industry. Texas, said the bureau, has a concentration of workers in high skill industries such ns chemi- cals, petroleum refining, pri- mary mclnls, machinery and transportation equipment. States wilh a large percentage of laborers employed in the low- er paying industries, such ns textile nnd apparel, report smnllcr average earnings, the agency said. The figures are from a new Bureau of Labor Statistics re- port of employment and earn- ings. The report shows Ihal In manufacturing employment av- irwEo in Calms, (Sen GROWTH, Page 101 oped any new evidence, Boggsjbe the deadline on classified ads for Tuesday. Eleven of the 18 entries (See PORT, Page 10) WEATHER Partly cloudy and warm through Monday, with daytime showers and Ihundershowcrs over 30 per cent of the area. Winds light and variable at night, becoming east and south- east 8 to 18 m.p.h. during the day. Expected Monday tern pcralures: Low 73, high 91. South Central Texas: Partly cloudy and warm Monday and Tuesday with mostly afternoon showers and thundershowers over 20-30 per cent of the area. 88, low T2. Prccipitalion Sunday: .85. Total for year: inches. Tides (Port Lavaca Port O'Connor Highs al a.m. nnd lows al a.m. nnd p.m. Barometric pressure at sea level: Sunscol Monday CM4; sunrise Tuesday, A LITTLE HEART Army Sculptor To Find Mission Huge Success WASHINGTON (AP) The made the rounds, trying to win U.S. Army doesn't have a heart his case, of stone alter all. He left Washington Saturday So Cpl. Juan de Guerrero will a disappointed man. But unbe- find out Tuesday when he re- known to him, the wheels were turns toi duty with the 4th Infan-iturning and his story will end try Division at Ft. Lewis, Wash, happily. Guerrero, a native of Spain, The turning point came after wants to be a sculptor for the Col. Frank R. Pagnotta in the defense (orces of the United office of the secretary of the States, his newly adopted coun-jArmy referred Guerrero to the y. (Army office of information to He spent 12 frustrating with the Army exhibit on leave in Washington trying to'group at Cameron station in gain such an assignment. nearby Alexandria, Va. It uses To everyone who would lis-: artists and craftsmen to create ten he showed a photograph .needed Army displays. Temepratures Sunday: High of 13-foot statue of an infan- Bill Guerrero was told there Irynien he completed at Ft. were no vacancies and his Lewis last July 1, using what heimission came to an end. called his own fiberglass tech- Now believed somewhere Guerrero buttonholed between Washington and the con- west coast, Guerrero doesn't gressmcn, generals, colonolslknow that he didn't fail after and office secretaries. He even all. took his case lo the offices ofj Col. Pagnolta says the report the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Ihe'lhnt there was no vacancy at secretary of defense, but again (the exhibit group wns caused by without apparent success. Iron) the U.S. Weather Llureau Virlorl.i Office. (Ste Weather tliewlinc, U) The Washington Slnr related "On Tuesday I will call on tinia the story of Guerrero's unhiippy boy niul see what we can do Odyssey Sunday niul the ArmySabouL getting him assigned confirmed that Guerrero he said.
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