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   Advocate (Newspaper) - September 9, 1964, Victoria, Texas                                THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 119th 125 TELEPHONE HI S-14M VICTORIA, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 1964 Established lilt Pay Raises Voted by Council 14 Cents Million City Budget rogranis WELFARE INCIDENT Approved New Due By PAT WITTE Advocate Staff Writer Members of City Council ap- proved n record city budget of Tuesday, but paused long enough to amend the budg- et and provide themselves with a a month pay raise. The motion for the pay raise force charges Tuesday againsl three California women as the outgrowth of tbe investigalion of a Saturday morning incident at (lie Child Welfare Unit Of- fice at 401 N. Main St. in which (wo children were whisked away after the office secretary was allackcd. The felony charges were was made by Coun'cifwoman lodged against Mrs, Michele liea Martin, and the other mem- bers of the council gave it their unanimous approval. 11 will cost the city a year. O'Malley Reynolds, 22 of Tar- zana, Calif., Jiebecea Ann Arm- strong, 20, of Los Angeles and Patricia Roxanna Garner, 19- Three council members have (year-old Hollywood model. been receiving S50 a month, and Mayor Pro Tern C. C. Carsner Jr. monthly. Mayor Kemper All three were being held in county jail Tuesday night along with Mrs. Reynolds' 14-year-old Williams Jr. earns a month sister who faces possible action for his duties to the city bull in juvenile court was not included in the pay County AUy_ w_ w raise. Wj10 accepted complaints based New Programs Councilman Velton said Ihe budget is "one on the charges from Police Del. CowdenSgt. Don BelTV> saitl other ,T, we "1 charges might he filed against be proud of pointing out lhat tllo three women Wednesday in it allocates in new pro- connection will, the attack on grams. This includes for improved slrect lighting, 000 for additional water and sewer mains, and lo help meet an anticipated deficit in the bond paving program. Council gave speedy approval to Ihe budget at the public hear- ing, and then moved briskly (Related Slory, Page 10) through 17 olher items on the agenda ranging from drainage and paving projects lo baseball and itinerant vendors. Bill Klptz, division chief of the engineering firm of Lockwood, Andrews and N'ewnam, Inc., told the council that he is in Ihe "process of wrapping up Ihe plans" for the fifth and final drainage project, and asked au- thority to advertise for bids late nest week. Year of Work Klolz said it was hoped that Ihe bid-opening could be held about a week from then, He ad- ded that approximately a year of work would be involved in the project, but declined lo make an eslimalc on its cost. Only the second and (inal phase of the paving project would Ihen remain in Ihe city's million paving and bond pro- gram. Council also gave unanimous approval lo assess properly own- ers per front foot (or curb and gutter work in the 2500, block of Rctama Street, and (Sec COUNCIL, Page 7) Mrs. Frances Cerda ot 3106 Victory Doubted In Cloture Fight WASHINGTON (AP) Senate Republican Lead- er Everett M. Dirksen opened Tuesday what he con- ceded may Lie a losing fight to invoke the Senate's antifilibuster rule. Joining him svere IB olher senators including a Southern Democrat, Sen. James O. Eastman of Missis- sippi, who long has opposed use of the debate-limiting rule to lights measures. Dirksen, from Illinois, filed a petition to shut off debate that has blocked action on his pro- oosal to delay court orders for ot state leg- Johnson, Taylor Talk On Viet Nam WASHINGTON (AP) Presi- dent Johnson summoned Am- bassador Maxwell D Taylor lo ly the White House Tuesday Thursday. review the war to crush Commu- nist guerrillas in Soulh Viet Nam. The administration study that 3egan Monday has focused on strengthening (lie antiguerrilla effort in Soulh Viet Nam not on carrying the war lo the north informed sources said. Taylor reportedly agrees wilh Ihis approach, hut also favors was one more than required. I'nid Urnclinnllcr Goliad suffering a broken leg Sunday and in Citizen's Memorial Hos- pital Mrs. iClmilicth Jill IVrkins ami daughters, liliza- hclli Ann and Molly Muc, of Houston, in town lo spend the holiday with Mrs. I'lnrcticr. .lor- ihin Hro. Christopher of Our Lady of Sorrows Church checking his change and ex- plaining thai he is a coin col- lector, loo Turner Moller catching up on golf and bowling over ihe long weekend Mrs. John V. Wood celebrating a birlhday loday Mrs. Thomas Wedcincicr out early on errands Jim McMillrn going into detail of why he wears such a large brimmed hal Mrs. Clarence Alex noting that Us nice lo be able lo lake a dirocl roule home, now thnl Ihe street Hint she lives on has been opened again J. N. Ozunn commenting that his crow cul keeps him from having wind-blown hair, but of- fering sincere sympathy to Ihe women trying lo keep their hair- dos in plnce Fclgrr rccnlllng Mrs. J. C. Hell's Gates River Bridge" near Chcnpsidc when it wns a wooden structure ami a pcrfecl selling (or any nrlisl, and being informed lhat il now has a modern concrete spun across il Hill l.ovcl offering sonic free advice lo a friend about Irnclors San- ford UiniKomc ndmilllng Hint its worlh Ibo di.slnncc to walk on IhQ "Shady Side of Ihe Sired." (luring the hont of Ihe dny Hill Kcmlrlck reminding Farm nnd Rnncli Club members Hint Bill lleyiiolds of Sjin Antonio will .show n film nn fnrmlng It. Northern Kiiropc nl the meet- ing tonight, al the Nuvmro, Barry Raps LBJTaxCut 'Gimmicks' Proposes Slice Of 25 Per Cent I.OS ANGELES (AP) Sen. Barry Goldwater accused Presi- dent Johnson Tuesday night of "impulsive, massive, politically motivated tax cut gimmickry" and offered his own plan for a 25 per cent income tax reduc- tion spread over five years. Declaring a Goldwater admin- slratkm could cut (axes, bal- ance the budget and reduce the national debt, Hie Republican presidential nominee said: "This proposal offers you a clear choice when you go lo the polls this yenr. a way to cial head wounds when, accord-'control government's spend- ing to police, one of the women ing... a way to keep control of clubbed her with a metal own purse strings." vice used (or punching' holes in[ papers as Mrs. Reynolds and; he Women Charged With Kidnaping Police filed kidnaping bylCeclar St., the secretary lo Unit Supervisor Arthur Weardcn. Mrs. Cerda suffered superfi- ,er sister were visiting Mrs.: "This No is no scheme to buy ivotes wilh a sudden continued in an Reynolds' two children in den's office. ]Goldwaler As an insurance salesman! f. al rushed lo Mrs. Ccrda's aid and a" grabbed Ihe attacking ke here at (he full dav of Cali- from (he assailanCs hands, po-ipl Ice said the children, aged >nd 4, were escorted out of thei nl Tn-cl fn office and into a car driven by of llis fJlH Miss Armstrong. j campaigning. Earlier in The car, which police said "lc tlay he heckled by was occupied by Miss Arm.iNegroes and called a bar by strong, Mrs. Reynolds, the w'ule speaking outside a ager and the Iwo children, was' Siln Dlcf' stopped later in the 5100 same sPeech' ,a, steel fire of North Vine Street after on the ho.lcl ing chased by Police Sgl. Loyl'T? narrow'y missme Blanlon assisted by Cily Patrol- man Jim Black. Goldwater lo Id us San Diego Miss Garner fled from (hoiAudience President Johnson had building on foot, hitched a of ,c mniicUt T> aiici al a" ot freedom in his (See WOMEN, Page 7) Labor Day of the Grea[ Society. Need For Freedom "1 don't care how much pros- )erity we Goldwater said. "We're not going to enjoy t without .freedom." In his Dodger Stadium ad- dress, Goldwater said he would use the growing revenues of rcapprlionment islatiires. To Vote Thursday Under the rules, Ihe petition will come to a vote automatical- ly one hour after the Senate Plans for adjourning Con- gress, snagged on the rcappor- (ionmcnt baltlc since Aug. 13, rest on the outcome. Fourleen other Republicans and two Democrats, including Kastland and Sen. A.S. Mike Monroney ot Oklahoma, joined Dirkscn in the pelition for Thursday's vole. The tolal of 17 considering what future action might be taken lo close down he supply lines feeding the Red Viet Cong from outside South Viet Nam. Tbe ambassador arrived from S-aigon Monday and met wilh Secretary of Slate Dean Husk, Secretary of Defense Tioborl S McNamara and other poli- cymakers. Presidential press secretary TALK, rage 7) Injured Alcoa Worker Dies AdvocaK- Nfwj Srtvke PORT LAVACA Arthur M. Mascda, 38, of Port Lavnca, (lied Tuesday at p.m.vin a "orpus Christ! hospital of head injuries suffered in an accident Sept. l at Alcoa's Poinl Comfort plant. Maseda underwent surgery after being struck in Ihe head a steel drum while cleaning casting pit. A head caster, he had been an employe of Alcoa for 15 years. Born ,Inn. 2B, in Port Lavaen, he was n graduate of Porl Lnvnca High School, a vet- eran of World War If and a member of Our Lady of Ihe Gulf atholic Church. Funeral services will be an- nounced by (tendon Funeral Home, Surviving are his wife, Tom- rnic Lara Mnscda; three sons, Arthur Jr., Robert ami Jimmy Kay; (our daughters, .Judy Marie, Olga, Yolimda nnd Eve- lyn; his mother, Mrs. Josnsn Mirelcs Mnsciln; four brothers, Albcrl, Asencion Jr., nnd Ar- nold, nil of Porl Lnvncn, nnd A-l Alex Muscda of Arnnrlllo, nnd five sisters, Mrs. Amncln Velasquez, Mrs. Jesse 11. Veins- Mrs. Artvullo Ilcnnvido.s nnd Mrs. Manuel Escobcdo, nil of f'nrl l.iiviu'n, nnd Mrs. Alfon-imiimmi so Velasquez o( Poinl Comfnrl.lScliool, Dirksen conceded to reporl- ers, however, Urat he may nol be able lo muster the two-thirds vole necessary lo impose clo- turc. Clotnre Senate Dcmocralic leader Mike Mansfield of Montana, who has aligned himself wilh Dirkscn in what is essentially an urban versus rural fight, repeated his belief lhal it "very doubtful" Ihe Senalc will vote for clolurc. If the move fails, Dirksen (Sec CLOTURE, Page 7) Hurricane Zeroed On Middle Florida COLLEGE T. Whil- more of the Victoria College English department helps Ann Jeanine Tur- loy, daughter of Air Force Maj. and Mrs. O. W. Turley of 2107 E. Brazos, determine her schedule of classes during the first clay of registration for Ihe college's day school Tuesday. Officials reported 370 students regis- tered and predicted n record enroll- ment will be reached during the next, two days. On Wednesday, those with last names beginning wilh HIJ regis- ter at a.m., KL at and U through Z at p.m. Miss Turley, a freshman, is an elementary educa- tion major. expanding economy to finance a ax cut and keep the federal Budget in tbe black. "What we Goldwaler said, "is an open and above- joard way to keep govern- ment's h ands where Ihey be- ong. And we say that govern- ment's hands do nol belong in your pockets." Goldwater promised Saturday IB would, if elected, seek a irogram of automatic, annual ax cuts. A top campaign aide unveiled Monday details of Ihe across-the-board, five per cent innual reduction program. Fires Criticism Firing a new round of criti- cism at Johnson's policies al ionic and abroad, Goldwater said the President "won't de- late anything candidate to candidate, man to man." He said the people will not brget that while Johnson 'speaks of Ihe Great Society, our cities" and suburbs are turning into the lawless socie- f." Goldwater accused Ambassa- dor Adlai E. Stevenson, chief U.S. delegate to the United S'ations, of extremist talk and labeled the democratic vice presidential nominee, Sen. ilubert H. Humphrey of Minne- sota, "the most extreme liberal in Ihe Senale." Action Still Pending on Books Ban Cily Ally. Argyle McLachlan said Tuesday he expects further action will be taken this week in efforts by tbe Victoria Board of Review for Juvenile Readers to restrain the sale of various printed malerial it has decreed obscene. On Aug. 21, a petition for an injunction against Gulf Coast News Agency was filed wilh Mrs. Pearl Staples, district clerk, in 135th District Court, asking that (he local firm be re- strained from distributing vari- ous books, magazines, stories, pamphlets and papers. No Citation McLachlan said he talked with Mrs. Staples Tuesday af- ternoon and learned that no ci- lation has been served the de- fendant. "1 assume it will be served in the next few he said. "I don't know whal held it up." The petition, drafted by Mc- Lachlan and co-signed by Coun- ly Ally. W. W. Kilgore, was filed by Kilgore. McLachlan said he had taken UA W-Chrysler Pact Indicated Tuesday nighl that Ihe United Auto Workers Union and Chrys- er Corp. might be nearing agreement on a new, pattern- setting contract. Although a strike deadline vas less Uian 12 hours away, cordiality marked Ihe demeanor of negotiators. There were no signs of excessive excitement, Enrollment Hits Membership c o n t i nues to climb in the Vicloria Independ- ent School District The total hit Tuesday, increase of 246 over Wednes- day's opening figure. The figure is expected to. climb slowly to a peak ot ap-itarSet for a contract, which it proximately sometimes to force Ford and General He again quoted Slevcnson as ll. for granted the citation was having said: "in the great (already served, struggle to advance civil and human rights, even a jail sen- (Sen BAHKY, Page 7) Today's Chuckle I'm going lo get out of ilehl (his year if 1 have In mortgage my house lo ilo ill" School Bond Election In Cuero Set Sept. 26 Discussed Briefly Asked if he had lalked to Kil- gore recently about the petition, he said Ihey discussed it brief- ly Tuesday after he checked with Mrs. Staples. Kilgore told the Advocate he expects (o bring (he petition (o attention of Judge Frank H. Grain sometime this week. He said Iwo weeks ago that be would probably do il the fol- lowing week. Prior lo that, Judge Grain said he would not give Ihe pelition any consider- ation until il was properly broughl to his attention by the plaintiffs. Ry UEN PRAUSK Advocate Slnff Writer CUERO Voters in Cucro Independent School District go to Ihe polls Sept. 2fi to vote in a bond election. The election dale was scl by Cucro School Board during a called session Tuesday after a pclilion asking that Hie election Ire held was received The pcli- lion wns signed by persons. Votes will be cast al Ihe jun- ior high school from 8 a.m. lo 7 p.m. Norman Wnsscrman will be election judge. Clerks will be Mrs. Wassorroan, E. J. Frcy nnd Mrs. R. J. Waldcck. The pclilion was cireuliilcd Uruguay Severs Included in the proposed building plan are a new junior, high school on the Cuero High! School campus and Wilh fllllil classrooms and facilities at Cue-! 1Cb lul ro High School needed for Ihe; MONTEVIDEO (AP) proposed consolidalion of Daule Uruguay broke diplomatic High (for Negroes) with Cuero High School. The project also calls for con- solidation of the elementary grades (wilh the exceplion of relations wilh Cuba Tuesday nighl. That left Mexico as the only American republic main- taining relations wilh the com- inunisl island. after n citizens study commil-lhas been condemned as unsafe Dnulc Elementary School) The Uruguayan decision came the present junior high and Cue ro elementary campuses. Under Ibis plan, Ihe John C. French and Onk View build- ings would be abandoned as ele- mentary schools. John C. French tee find completed iis work and made recommendations lo the school board. The committee requested that the bond elec- tion be for However, Ihe board fell the additional money is needed for renova- tions, in addition lo those rcc- pmtni'tidcd by (he commltlcc, ni the present junior high school nnd Cuero Elemenlary for occupancy for structural reasons. Funds lo be soughl in the oleclion nrc for Ihe new junior high school three ad- ditional classrooms for high school students nnd a library and materials center lo serve both Cucro High and (lie new junior high schools (all under one physinl cit- afler a of (he govern- ment council. An announcement said the break was in complisncc with a majority recommendation of the Organization of Slates lasl July 26 lhal all American nalions break wilh' fSeo EUiCTlON, 7> subversion lo olher counlries. INDEX I t.tllloilal ...2 fiorrn 1 .M ......11 Wonttn'i J .......It-ll DETROIT (AP) There ,-ere some surface indications would generate. such as sharp disagreement Negolialors broke into sub committees occasionally as if bultoning up sections of a con- tract. Typed sections of whal appeared lo be at least one cpnlract section were being fitted together in a room into which reporters could sec. Top company and union pub- lic relations men disappeared at least temporarily, about p.m. Such is normal when a jouit announcement is being prepared. Operating under a news blackout, neither the union nor company would disclose wheth- er progress was being made. At least 49 of 106 Chrysler- OMV bargaining units alreadj have settled local level agree- ments, which supplement the national package. Chrysler is the UAW's No. 1 "jtarget for a contract, which it January. Last year Ihe fig hit a peak of on Jan. 31. Here are Ihe latesl lotals al he 17 schools: Aloe 265 Crain Dudley 156 Gross Elementary 289 Gross High 270 Guadalupe 184 Hopkins G41 Juan Linn 593 Mitchell 33S O'Connor 495 Patli Welder Shields 630 Smith 700 Stanly 511 Victoria High William Offer 241 William Motors, in lhat order, lo adopt. Both sides expressed mild optimism as they headed into final-hour efforts to work out a t contract lhat would set a pat- Horn for more than DAW members in the aulo induslry, including Chrysler's workers. UAW President Walter P (Reulher, greeted by several Chrysler workers as be pullec inlo Ihe company parking lot commented on the warm weath- er. Then he added "The temper- -alure undoubtedly svill get into the 100s in Uiere indi- cating the conference room. One encouraging sign was a report that 34 of 106 Chryslci local UAW unions had reached agreement on local plant issues. Optimistic Report Given On Bloomington Schools By BIIUCK PATTON Advocate Staff Writer An optimistic report on the opening of Ihe fall semesler at schools of Bloomington Inde- dependent School District was made by Supl, Paul J. Lewis Monday night at a meeting of the Board of Educnlion. He noted thai all teacher po- silions had been filled, and thai all problems associalcd wilh Ihe opening of the fall semester had been minor. Lewis said lhal both Bloom- ngton Elementary and Placcdo Schools were some- what crowded. Enrollment at he Rloominfilon Elementary School has climbed from CT al The question of a government surplus ambulance owned by the school district, which plagued members last year again came up for discussion. The ambulance was formerly kept in a standby position, but last year (ho vehicle broke down when nn injured football player was being taken to the hospital. The board voled lo donale it lo the Bloomington Fire De- p.irtmcnt, but found (hat it could not do so because of a govern- ment surplus regulation lhat such vehicles must be kept for at lensl two years before Ihe vehicle can be resold. Cuba because of ils of [''f, start of the school term last all, to -121 Ibis yenr. said (hal he hud ob- hlgh school students Lewis served nore lltnn the others, primarily jcrausc his office is located in he high school building. He irniscd Ihe high school students, described Ihcm "serious, courteous, ami business like, lo i high Populous Fruit Belt In Path 125-Mile Winds Menace Beach CAPE KENNEDY, Fla. (AP) Hurricane Dora raked a huge chunk of Florida's coastal midscction wilh gales Tuesday light and bore dawn for a direct lit between here and Daylona leach with peak winds of 125 miles an hour. The Weather Bureau predict- ed lhat Dora would also smash across the state through the rich ind thickly populaled citrus bell, (urricane warnings were hoist- ed for Ihe Tampa Bay area. Thousands fled beachfront tomes and hotels from Vero Beach, Fla., lo Brunswick, Ga., is Dora churned toward the coast pushing tides as much as 0 feet above normal. Inundate Area Most of the persons iving on peninsula part of Jaytona Beach evacuated. Tha Vealher Bureau said that a 10- oot tide would inundate the entire peninsula. President Johnson telephoned ov. Farris Bryant and offered Florida any assistance it might need because of Dora. Dora's course varied a liltle luring the evening, but foreeas- .ers said her calm eye would nress ashore near Daytona Beach late Wednesday morning. 165 .Miles East At 10 p.m. CST, Dora was centered about 165 miles east of Daytona Beach, and moving toward it at 14 m.p.h. W. D. Dibrell of Atlanta, southeastern area director of Red Cross Disaster Services, predicted that would spend the night in shelters in Georgia and Florida. Savannah, Ga., alone was prepared to house The tiny beach community of Flagler Beach, about 20 miles north of Daytona Beach, was almost completely evacuated. Many of the residents went inland to Bunneli where they Filled up two schools and a hospital. 3DO Shellers Civil defense in Jacksonville said 300 shelters were expected o be set up in Florida before the night is over. People who ised them brought their own food, clothes and bedding. Alcoholic drinks were forbidden. However, alcoholic drinks were not forbidden at the many 'hurricane parties" being thrown al hotels, motels and private homes expected to withstand Dora's worst winds. Twenty prisoners were re- leased from jail at Jacksonville Beach, Fifteen others charged with more serious crimes were sent lo the jail on mainland Jacksonville. Fliers Killed Two Navy fliers were killed when their plane crashed as off from Sanford Station to escape :hey took Maval Air Dora. Many grocery shelves along (he East Coast and as far away TS Tampa were swept clean of canned goods and candles. Forecasters also feared Uie (See DORA, Page 1) WEATHER Partly cloudy Wednesday through Thursday with mostly daytime thundcrshowers over aboul 25 per cent of the area. East to southeasterly winds 10 to 20 m.p.h. during the day, gusly in vicinity of thundershow- crs. Light winds at night. Ex- pected Wednesday tempera- tures: High about 92; low about South Central Texas: Partly cloudy and warm Wednesday ind Thursday wilh moslly day- ime thumlershowers over 20-30 icr cent of Ihe area. Highest Wednesday 90-100. Temperatures Tuesday: High 91, low 7-1. Precipitation Tuesday: .42- On a molion by James K.'inch, Year's tolal 'U.90. (lamer and seconded by James E. Hilscher, the board, by ma- Tutcs O'Connor jorlly vole, decided lo have a.m. and p.m. and low at (he superintendent check into two-year period ends later tills day. (Port Lavaca-Port Highs at fi p.m. Wednesday with on- disposing of tho vehicle, as (he olher low nt a.m. Thurs- monlh. Gulhrlc J. Sklar and Alvin A. Wynn opposed the move. In olher action, tho board unanimously voled lliul no (See IIUI'OHT, Page 1) A Baromelric pressure al sea level: 20.94. Wednesday. Sun- rise Thursday, This Inlunnatiun bhitd on I r o nl the VJ S. Weather Vlctcirli Ulllce   

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