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   Advocate (Newspaper) - September 10, 1964, Victoria, Texas                                THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 119th 126 TELEPHONE HI 5-H51 VICTORIA, TEXAS, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 1964 Established IBI8 30 Cents Mid-Air Collision Kills Hit, Explode Pilots' Bodies Found in Area KKMAINS OF JKT Pictured in the foreground is all that remained intact of the fuselage of a Naval training jet from Chase Field thai "crashed Wednesday on the Marvin Kainer farm in the Lone Tree Community some 10 miles southeast of Victoria. A helicopter from Chase Field in Beeville which carried crash investigators is shown in the background. Other parts of the plane, and a twin- engine civilian aircraft involved in the mid-day tragedy, were scattered over several sections of nearby farmla'nd. The Naval pilot, Alien W. Hayes, 24, was found dead about two miles from this wreckage. (Advocate Photo) AS PLANES EXPLODE fly mc.NHV WOtJ-K Jtl. Advociilc Staff Writer think t wnsnl shook- Emil Bcrgcr expressed (he o-L j.iLi" 11 fonlinf of n mimlinr Tree Comn liy JAMES SIMONS Advocate Staff Writer I An apparent mid-air collision bclwccn a Navy FlIA Tiger jel and a twin-engine private plane over Ibe Lone Tree Community Wednesday afternoon claimed! the lives of both pilots and left) debris scattered across several! sections of farm land. Victims of the crash were identified by Justice of the j Peace Alfred C. Haass as Allen iWentworth Hayes, 2-1, the Navy pilol, and Clarence L. Burke, :.'I8, of Houston. The bodies were i found two miles apart. j Federal Aviation Agency and ;Civil Aeronautics Board officials 'immediately began an invcsti- [galion and were covering the area by fool and helicopters late Wednesday in an attempt to uncover circumstances lead- ing to the crash. Wilhhulrt Verdict said a verdict in the in one of (hose as "IIKC ice cream woukl be withheld pcnd-j most peppered by small debris .'and the remains of a lhe results of the probe. I There were several nieces in. fell on the Kalich place almost i B disintegrated 1 x....... pianc {lom Beeville ex- in he a nearby field', Iwicc, once in the air sonic boom, Rains for Miles curring on the ground, began to drift toward spread out like an upside 5 cd lo the crash, was lo snow-flakes." 'down funnel as il fell. a Collie farm dog belonging to) Of the or more1 A neighbor's car was pellcl-! the Henry Kalich family, who arca where pieces fell, the by glass, described by Mrs.] of Lonejiive a couple of miles from the' residents Berger place. puzzling crash of'T'o a'ircraft 'n'C Collic 0n'-V recciml a' "away. wiu> _ disrupted the peaceful atmos-snl'a" cut on ils shoulder, but en yard, a big section by the Vernon Waida, also plowing- c ln phere of the rural neighborhood. Hie Kalich parrot's equilibrium ral< shed, a wing in he a nearby field, heard a ,r h Berger had a little more to was so upset by all the noise IPa'c'' and something, probably'like a sonic boom, "only LJ f M be "shook up" over than it squawked all tank, flared in theu-.jvhat directly above iflT s R of them, however, for almost: and Hie family probably unt, firemen put ilium but could not look up John buried within about 50 yards ricnccd a loss of chicken a neighbor's field across .cause of his tractor umbrella. of bis house was an cngine'trom because the hens went wild dm-- road, the civilian plane's; Ho kept on plowing and sud-1 Havc ts' bQtlv was found one of the ill-fated planes. Ihe lime of all the noise section landed. saw a JG Plowing near tlic house, he falling objects. i Their place is about in a fashion reminding! farm gff Road first saw' one of the planes, a Mrs. Kalich said her husband i m'lcs southeast of Guadalupe.jhim of war movies. This pi: Naval jet, crash into the gelling ready lo mow scene of a crash in lil-12. jthe Navy jet involved, hit the; and explode, and then lhe when lie heard a loud noise ins i planes ficials before the jet reminding! farm gff his plane ,1 Burkc's body was discovered phmgcd ils way inlo Die on looking toward the sky bclwcen him and the house. isaw appeared to be an "1 was so nervous I had my .explosion in a filmy cloud. Soon wife call Foster Field (o report .after, a parachute emerged, only crashed. Iscconds later the Merger said. 'pearing about the size of aj Kalich said the material of he saw and the CAME VEHV CLOSK Kinil Berb looks at one of the from civilian aircraft that with a Navy jcl in the Community early Wedn a crashed aioiu; l.ono Tree day aflrr- Apparently the only injury oc- "silver and large picc-iout of (he cloud bunched and. (See DEBRIS, I'.-igc l.'t.V) Northern Florida Staggers Under Dora's Giant Blows noon. liouse in the ;er background, only some 50 yards from the engine. When il hit. he was plow- a short distance away. He alsn saw the fuselage of the jel plunge into the ground and explode in a nearby farm. (Advocate Photo) By LBJ JACKSONVILLE, Kin. (AP) were up all Ibe way lo darkness as power lines Hurricane Dora, with its 115- Ion, S.C. isnapped and transformers blew, mile winds torrential rams and Howling winds that peaked at i Voters finished caslinq their towering tides, smashed ashore mjies an hour and in in the St. Augustine-Jackson-waves wrecked seaside 's 'on villo beach urea Wednesday flattened billboards, I 8 night after buttering those crinnbled seawalls, ripped open! wallowing off Florida's for hours. piers and uprooled trees on the coas' for llriinswick, Ca., well within 'Florida coast. 'Dora's large wobbly eye headed Ihe 125-mile range of hurricane winds of the massive lotik a severe boa! ing Gali'S lashed the Georgia and coasts and hurricane storm, light poles weaved rled straight coasl line. The Weather Hureau said Dora was headed generally lo IVmstcm Xirjacks about a license for but skeptical about for St. August inc. i, pushing a 10-foot tide expected' like drunks, loose wire crackled and shingles pelced off by tlie tlio restI ol (lie Niuetv-two per" cc South Carolina "was 'reporl willioul electricity. Part of the upper two floors at'thc wcsl al Kcvm mllcs a" nour- an Atlantic Beach hotel col- shc was expected lo lurn north-' lapsed. It was cmplv and no northwest. That was hurt .would take Dora and her pre- rtoofs of two motels in Brim- rains of tfl IS inches swick, Ga., 01) miles lo northern Honda and south-' norlh, were badly ripped. Georgia. rnnf of anolher building w-as Moderate to severe flooding his bicycle blown completely off. Windows was expected. the advice wm-e smashed. Debris littered Whilceaps raced down tin Tex, (AIM An elderly visitor tlrove in- to this (own near Wichita Kails Wednesday, phinkuil ilown tlircr S50 bills anil said, "I want lo pay Killian Hrcnncis for tlie luirsc." Then lie sliplk'il out S12 mure anil saiil lie also want- ed [n pay off Marlin Wilde, some money lie borrowed. Hri'nneis diril in 1933 and snrciiinbeil nlioul 10 years ago. HroniK-is and liis sis- ter. Mrs. Hitu Teidnuann, cliililrcn of Killian, took the money. Tlie horse focniglil in ItltlT, llip.y said, anil the Willie loan also niiiilc more tluin 3D years ago. Tlie oldtinu-r woulil iilen- tify himself, the puir said, only as -Mr. Cokcr. They look Ilir llirop fifties anil said llin.v wonhl send the. to Wihlp's to Study Racial Violence Pattern jet's main wreckage the same vicinity where the) i remains ot twin-engine Bcech-j crafl lie had purchased only re-: jcenlly were scattered. It did! inot burn. N'ear I-'armcr The right engine of the civil-; fan plane fell 50 yards from the Emil Berger farm home and about Ihe same distance from) where Berger was driving a', tractor. j landed 75 yards from a tractor WASHINGTON (AP) Prcsi- "1 am referring specifically, not that deliberate agitation was I being driven by Frank Bochm Jollnsn" Wednesday exclusively to those." common to many of the racial [The left enaine was on the Sum-'hc has ortlcrai lhe FBI to com' In volunteering the announce- outbreaks, Johnson said it was bcra farm hundreds of reports on lmml- Johnson said the pur evident from reading the news- To the west and nearer to theTaclal ran (lole1'- compilation would embrace papers that there bad been 'vicinitv where H-ives' hodv llle incidents various problems that we "considerable agitation m these 'were other parts of both planes a ,commo" mui have encountered in cities and disturbances." 'Some landed in the same pas-; return. involve a A newsman told the President lures. Most were on the Henry' Johnson told some 50 iolnlinn of federal laws, ami (here had been reports that 'Kalich place where one summoned to his office for thai do involve disturbances, known Communists had helped landed on the porch ian impromptu news conference, such -is riots and disturbances to foment racial trouble in such A small fire was set in 'he FBI is gathering re- of (he peace." areas as Harlem, ife asked Kalich's hay meadow where "lliols disturbances said he has already whether lhe FBI reports bore l'eacc'.' a informed mayors and govern- such contentions. of wiscguys who suggested that streets. Most of the streets of HI. Augustine, "just gel the license tags at mit- (he nation's oldest city. Water school you atti'iid" Jimmy! firpiu K''ce" !ll'cs in (lowed hip-deep at the ancient Mi.iri rnmindim! members of (See DOHA. Vane. SA) liis stranger sliouldvr.s moved Inii'k Miiiri remindinfi members of St. Joseph's Father's Club of 1 the meeting al II p.m. today the school cafeteria "nvry] rcmiiuling lhal the iiislj board roccling of the season for, rhc As. lhe Trail of Six Hags has mmvca n will be held al 8 p.m. today at Lf (0 ,hc Victoria Coun-' his home Dave offer- ty Co-op, according to' ing to give his hay fever to the Congressman Clark W. Thomp- first willing laker coming out of "hi- loan will finance iiid'Liing liis trousers walki'il NEW HU1LDING Jwing of the jot tell along tlle jibe rudder and tail sections a "'nbl. Ors of cities and states affect- Johnson said he didn't want iboth craft. City firemen o.uicklyl He said a compilation of KB! cd by the summer's rash of to comment on the content of 'controlled the blaze after firs't reports might bring to light racial incidents thai the fcdcr-FBI reports. 1 putting water nn the jet plane's "some particular pattern dial al tjimTiimciit is willing to; on other subjects: wreckage. will neeO to be pointed up, and "make available. Ibe full infor- administration snon I Open I'amclmlc will lead us lo make further mation we may have" anil fo surod  aid, Asked whether he thought make known in his Slate of lhe ''Uninn message In Congress next January whether a study now under way indicated that (.Sec I.H.I. Pago inn lotal iMay Top 875 County Goiiiiiiission Consu I is Architects registration for day school classes al Victoria College climbed to 001 Wednesday, and Ischoo! officials predicted that jibe total figure after registra- tion closes Thursday could go higher than Ibe projected 875. A school spokesman said that hcrnntion" and out among friends The Marvin Kltk'rs wondering why, when they start on a trip, (heir automobile al- ways breaks down leaving them stranded Mlllon Kipiin- ninnli onlerlaining friends wilh unusual trick gndgcls Uiuldy and Knliorta Meisen- lioliler gelling ready to cele- hrnlc a wedding anniversary lo (lay. Mr. and Mrs. Krnlc .Siinilers back al work after two week.s vacation anil purl of il spral enjoying Iholr grand- dntifjtilcr, wliHu -son Lurry and wife were yelling selllcd in Houston [Mrs. Kidney Dean and dnirghtiT Jessie doing .some window shopping KBIIIJ Huron o( Knu Autumn in fnr Ilic day Sirs. Jesse IliilHie of 1'lncedo, mil early nn business, COIl-i struction nf 175 miles of dislri- bulion line on the basis of (he first two days Ten arcliitccliiral firms intcr-lvarious oilier members of thcjof registration the tola! enroll- buildings, si i and four from ont-ij wore interview- Local Republicans Open Headquarters WEATHER Victoria County (In- Partly cloudy and continued warm Thursday with daytime thunder showers ovi-r Austin Municipal P.w cent uf the area. Kasterly winds at S to IS m.p.h. planned to make a mmi-lmcnl could exceed (he anlidpa't- officially opened llieir campaign .Thursday lempera- of out-of-lown trips lo which itself would be a (headquarters- Wednesday al SOI! candidate, will record. Last year (lie school had law enrolled in the day school. son and Rcfugio Counties. Hobert Clark, eo-op engineer, lid some of the work has nl-, ap- said ready begun, and Hint Hie now day in talking with rcp'rescnta-.'er nrcliilcctiirnl firm is 'vcs of (he various firms. Judge Harlman rcpnrt- the court (lislribulion lines will be tnii-ly, l" well dislribulcd Ihrmighoiit the cnlirc slx-rainly area of ftr' .I.Monday to continue ils discu.s-j The way for Ihe new county icinno .ii.i no! expect a su-oftice and courts building was Todiiv'.s Chuckle A Miinrl girl h one who eiin liehl n innn nl nnu's leugtli and nut loss lier grip on him. archilcclnral firm cleared lasl innnth wlicii until Inlcr lliisjchasc wns completed of bo. mad month. ieily's In mldition lo (he six firmsjblock from Vicloriu, archilects from t ho llouslon, San Anlonio, Corpus Olirisll atul Austin were Icrviewed Wixluesday, Judge llarlmaii .snitl lir half of (lie courthouse for SflS.Ofl. 'Ilic commis- sioners court has been advised lhal Irands up In fnr con- struction of the huildhu! can now )he issued without nny increase library, from audiin lhe county lax rale. (night. "The (501 for today (Wednes- day) is not a (rue the spokesman said, "because we had lo close down for (he day at and there were still some waiting in line. They'll have lo come back Thursday." Others who will register Thursday will be those students whose names end in 0, P, (J, K, (beginning al a.m.) A and li (beginning at and P and G (beginning al Classes open Monday in Iho day school, and Thursday in the evening school. Evening school rtrjiislrnlinn will be held Mon- .lay through Wednesday at the 7 lo SI each lures: High low 73. South Central Texas: Partly E. ftio Grande, and promised llt, keynote speaker. to wage one of Iho most effec- Tlio deli-gales will elect live campaigns in llieir history, state chairman atul vice-chair- W never been this well man, name ja members to the organized said Dean suite executive commitee arul; Truman, county chairman. Temperatures Wednesday: igh 02, low 73. I'rccipilalion commitee. I raw up a new stale platform. The office will be open Mon- harmony is ex- da Friday a.m. .a II will remain open "'n ion vulh all delegates ex- f h peeled to lino up solidly behind tin- partv'.s standard bearers, O'Connor Highs at a.m. and p.m. t.ows al p.m. Thursday and a.m. Friday. _________ Barometric pressure al sea M ,Vlevel: 2B.UH. li-M.i, lib; Sunset Thursday: Friday: liHl 1'lir nil......iln.n Ijr.H'il .....I.'H i Iri.iu Uic I! S. UtMdlcr SA IVi'.-liitl.' Olln-e. to >l p.m. (Sec picture, I'iigc SA) a half day on Saturdays, __ thoiigli llle cxacl schedules has not yet been set. Trumiin said II delegates __. from Victoria County will attend Iho slnle convention Tuesday in Austin. Convention headquarters will be Iho Uriskoll Hotel, and the convention itself will lie helil.u'i'ati Sen, liarry (iolilwater of na anil Miller, IINDKX Sun-   

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