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Advocate (Newspaper) - September 15, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 119th 131 TELEPHONE HI Districting Compromise Vote Slated May Speed Adjournment WASHINGTON (AP) _ Oppo- nents of a controversial propos- al lo delay for a year or more court-ordered reapportionment of slate legislatures reached informal agreement Monday night on a compromise subsli- Uile. its acceptance by the Senate would smooth (he passage of President Johnson's billion foreign aid bill and remove a major obstacle to adjournment of Consrcss. It will be submitted Tuesday and a vole is scheduler! for the1 afternoon. TIPS Senate The battle over ,1 proposal by' Seintc Republican leader Ever-] fit M. Dirksen of Illinois to hold! up reapporliomnent of seats in! both houses of state legisaturesi on a population basis, as pro-' cribed by the Supreme has tied no (tie Senate for more j than a month. j Dirksen offered il as a rider] (o (he foreign aid authorization' bill in a strategy to avoid a! presidential veto. In an effort to break the stalemate, Sen. Hubert H. Humphrey of Minnesota, Demo-! cratie vice-presidential nomi-f nee, backed a substitue lo it "the sense of Congress" thai VICTORIA, TEXAS, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 1964 1846 10 Cents New Football Stadium Endorsed by Boosters SCHOOL War- ren Young Monday submitted this sketch of the proposed elementary school to be built in Highland Es- tates. Estimated cost of the 10-room, air-conditioned project is although VISD trustees are pro-" pared to trim the cost to iibout The two open court .irons, or patios, have already been trimmed from the plans. Petitions Launched On Proposal Seal Shortage Upsetting Fans j Ry JOHN LYONS i Adviu-nlc Sports ISililnr The Stingaree Booster Club 'strongly endorsed a proposed new Victoria High School foot- DORA NOW Stadium Seating Due Study by VISD Panel By PAT WITTE Advocate Staff Writer The Building Committee allow (he voters to pass on a constitutional amendment by referendum. 'Not Acceptable' triel approximately year, the in lax revenues Greenwood number of students at- The tax roll includes TOO in real property, in oil property, in Welder Stadium. recjuest of School Supt. C. 0. won't be able to get tickels lo seating property, and rations, told the board that there for foolball games at Palli in suspense, The latler figure rider, told the Senate Monday nfternoon lhat Ibe substitute, tvas "unacceptable" in the form offered. As drafted it would allow the state "adequate lime" to com- plv with the Supreme Court ruling or for consideration of a proposed constitutional amend- ment Congress would submit, Shortly after the floor ex- change, however, sponsors nf the compromise agreed lo eliminate what Douglas called a some of the games." Trustees carefully avoided) any mention of a new football' stadium, although the school district still owns approximate- ly 47 acres adjacent to Victoria High School lhat was purchased includes property suspended temporarily by pending court action, or where no clearly-de- n e d owner lias been eslab- were told that the VISD's membership has climb- ed to iq.JGZ in the 17 schools. At the time of tlie same report schools Harry Uthoff, director of sec- ondary personnel and public re- ball stadium its Monday are only s i x available class- rooms in the 13 elementary schools, nor.c al the intermedi- ate level, and one at Victoria High School. "We have every reason to be- night meeting and urged the board of education to lake action on this project soon. Tom Evans, vice-president of the Booster Club, stressed the need of a new football plant here in a short talk before a turnout of more than 200 mem- bers in the high school gym- nasium, and then passed out a three page, typewritten bro- chure and petilions to be signed by taxpayers. He made the molion thai sleps be taken with- in a month about the proposed stadium and the Booster Club members passed (he motion unanimously. Revenue Bonds Wilh fans in an uproar over inability to purchase season tickels, Ihe need (or a larger stadium has never been so, urgent. Gladys Gaining in Power As Ethel Churns North MIAMI, Fla. Hurri-iPuerlo Hico, and miles; Highest winds were estimated cast-southeast of Miami. -at 85 tn.p.h. with gales extend- Highest winds wore estimated ing 200 miles to the east art! 150 ill 30 m.p.h. over a small area miles to the west. Highest winds near the cetiler with gales'WBrc expected to diminish to canes Ethel and Gladys contin- ued to churn in the Atlantic Monday niglil but (heir older sister, n destructive Imssy named Dora, was dead. Gladys spun on a west-north- west course at 16 miles per hour arxl was expected to continue on that path for (he next 2-1 hours, with a gradual increase in intensify. Ethel was near Newfoundland and should lose its hurricane characteristics Tuesday in the icy waters of the North Atlantic. At 10 p.m. (CST) Gladys, fourlli hurricane of the season, was centered east-northeast about 750 of San miles Juan, reaching out 175 miles lo (han M) rn.p.h. but the area north and 75 miles to the soulhJ0' winds may expand. No Innd area was threatened! Dora's last position was some immediately and Gladys was'200 mites cast of Cape Cod but between the the cold North Atlantic waters about halftt palhs laker? by Dora and Ethel, had sapped her strength and At 11 p.m. Ethel was about 325 miles ensl-soutlicast of Cape Race, Newfoundland. H was, barreling toward the northeast i Dora was no longer a storm. Elhel swept past the resort island ot Bermuda with winds that gusted lo 100 m.p.h. but or east-northeast at 30 m.p.h.jlhcrc were ro reports of inju- and was forecast to continue fries. Trees were uprooted, lhat direction and spocd for Ihclpower lines blown down, boats next 12 to 18 hours. I sunk anil roads flooded. Stale GOP OK's Goals Of Party AUSTIN Repub- ilican leaders set the mood Mon- Chandler said, "lhat t-vans presentation pomlcdjday for Tuesday's stale ci we will have the same rate "lat lhe actual construction tioii by enthusiastically growth next year. By then, the of tlle new stadium can be fi- bracing national party (Sec PANEL, Page 5) last spring wilh mind. that end in submit such an amendment. Viet Nam Unity Urged by U.S.' WASHINGTON (AP) The United States has appealed to ihe leaders of South Viet Nam lo declare a moratorium on '.heir differences and get on with main job of "saving the Secretary of Slate Dean Rusk said Monday. Rusk loltl a news conference Hi the Stale Department lhat he .vas "gratified" thai the Sunday! uprising by rebellious generals The present stadium seats ap- proximulely with tempor- ary bleacher seats accommo- "plodge" that Congress would dating 600 more. It is expected dial in all but one or two Sling- aree home games this season the demand will exceed the supply of tickels. The VISD still owes about on the stadium, although Business Manager said Monday that funds are finish paying Originally, 4S bonds valu each were Area-Wide CofC Meeting Asked by Cuero Chamber nanced by revenue bnods paid for through the use of (he stadium and that the stadium will be paid for by those who support (Of the the athletic program By BEN PUAUSE Advocate Staff Wriler CUERO The Cuero Cham- mayor and Dcmocralie nominee for the Stale Legislature, has been active for a number of school rather than through tax funds. Asked it an election for tax- em- candi- dates and goals. While thousands of delegates, alternates and s p e I a t o r s swarmed into Austin, parly offi- cials worked on fintu details for the history-making convention. The record number of Republicans will adopt a state payers would be necessary to plalform, choose stale GOP of- pass the proopsal, Evans re- plied that he didn't know about that. But he was cognizant of William Miller of tlie fact that a new stadium hi was a necessity and lie her of Commerce board of di- years in attempting to bring reclors Monday night instruct-) new payrolls to the Cuero area. ed J. D. Bramlette Jr., presi-l Bramlette reported an dcnl, lo make arrangements ual amount of interest in a! for an inter-city meeting at county fair for Cuero. Bram-1. AmonK the pomls brought out which mutual problems of the Icttc asked board members sonic surrounding towns will be would like for the school board 'to take action. S250.HOO Cost cussed. usrkcti uuuiu luuinuujb vu f -------luuimv. ouoaiuu dis-think about the proposal lh.e on Ihe pro- ecutivc Commi !be prepared to discuss it al stadium may have been voting rec< Connally and Sen. Ralph Var borough dined at separate ta- bles Monday night in the unus- ual political peace preceding Tuesday's slate Democratic convention. More than persons had (icers and listen lo a string of speakers highlighted by Rep. Republican vice New York, presidential Humphrey Review In preliminary meerings Mon- day, party chairman Peter O'- Donnell of Dallas pepped up a routine session of the State Ex- mittee by reviewing ecord of Minnesota in South Viet Nam had not led ag'rid "By" Uie end of :o armed conflict with forces "S loyal to the government Premier Nguyen Khanh. Rusk ruled of finance the most recent expan- sion projecl al the stadium. "1 am fully Chandler said, "ihat Ihe inter- est in football is here to stay. Trustee Condc Anderson igreed. "By the end of this he said, "a lol of people are going (o be scream- because a possibility that an area-wide! committee organization to promote this11064-65 M section of Texas would be cd. They arc Gilbert Wieland, ag-! A small delegation from each ncullure; Murray Tarkington, city's chamber ot commerce Clvlc improvements; Bill Kues Jack Crichton of Dallas, pegged the importance of his jecled future cost if to the race of Sen. ever bc expanded to seats. The esli- pro- will be invited to atlend, with ler- conventions; Dr. Charles the Cuero chamber serving education; Albert host. j good will for area residents; thought some months Bramlette said J. T. Newman, i jaceiil lo the high school, but negotiate any bogus neutral ___ (higher than expected. committee, has been anxious to rhc issue became a posed stadium for a seating ca- pacity of persons, and built without frills, is about Barry Goldwater, the party's choice for presidenl. Crichton proposed as the first plank of the state GOP parly The date of the The present seating capacity wns lhal will be asked to send Patli Welder Stadium is and other dc-1 about permanent seats. industry; Cool Coppedgc, legis- lative; Nathan ship; Gene Brown, publicity; Aronslein, retail has about permanent seats. The brochure went on further to say: some corn- Democrats Stage 'Banquet Battle9 DALLAS (AP) Gov. sharply before Hie first slate convention in June. Con- nally's forces won to fifi-1 on a lest vole at the Houston meeting. However, even the battle of banquets Monday night gave no S12.50 tickets for a steak din-! indication that Yarborough's ner in Connally's honor. More than tickets, some for as much as went for a chicken dinner in Yarborough's miles away. Connally and Yarborough Denis From Select Pair DALLAS I A caucus of 18th Senatorial District here Monday named Mrs. William N. Patman of Ganado as its choice for stale committecwoman and Harry Schultz of Three Rivers for state commitlceman. j supporters would make a major challenge ot Connally's an- nounced plans for a swift, sweet session Tuesday. Many stale Democratic con- venlions in the past have been preceded by long, hitler argu- ments over intra-party differ- ences. Earlier Monday, Connally "scd a vclvet louch in brushing aside background protests from a Sun Antonio group of Yar- borough supporters. The pro- Connally group from San An- 'onio was seated at the Houston the convention in what liberal Dem- ocrat spokesman Maury Maver- ick Jr. called "A garden-var- iety, pig-trash steal." Maverick and his hometown member on the State Democratic Commil- I tee, Mrs. McClurc, issued a The caucus was held in ad- Monday saying they of the formal opening of woulli not atlend lne Dallas con- the State Democratic Conven- lion here Tuesday. Mrs. Patman and Schultz will vention double subjecled to a succeed Weldon Malleltc of Vic-i lncy llon'' "That is their privilege ami platform a lota) commitment ami Mrs, Ray Cranberry Ihe nalional plaltorm. Sltilc Issues The nalional ticket, however, will not totally overshadow the state candidates. Crichton's plalform proposals convention lo come to the if they don't want Connally lold newsmen. lie (hat he did not see how of Sinton. The caucus also named as the district representatives on con-San Antonio liberals could boy- vcntion committees Kerry Me-1 cott a convention when they had Can of Victoria lo the commit- tee on party organization, Mrs. Cunningham re- cuperating nicely al DcTar Hos- pital following major surgery Mrs. Dcllon Ashley in Corpus Chrisli for a HEAR Foundation meeting and hus- band, Dcllon, equipped lo gel Ihe children off to school with the exception of the pony tail for daughter Chris Mrs. H. 1.. Wright marking a birth- day yesterday Audrey Geffert for birthday tomorrow ami Miss lo bo in line congratulations Perry Wcntlaiul making some observations about a friend's lenglhy vaca- tion Mr. ami Mrs. Freddy Alnwcls celebrating anniversary today a wedding Charles Copley pleased thai he has boon missed from his old roule and explaining he is on a different roule now Mrs. W. IX Gentry enjoying the cool morn- ing mid taking advantage of Die hour lo do somn yard work Herman I'argoc taking lime out for an nflernoon cof- fee break and explaining lhal (he cot (on harvest Is Mill with Mrs. Henry Slevcrs re- wild board members sharply di- jvided in their opinions. i Apparently, Ihe Building Com- miltee will first corsider a plan to enlarge the present stadium, although an entirely new stadi- um structure remains very much in the picture. Members of the Building Com- mittee arc C. M. Ferguson, John Artero, Robert Gcrrartt and Conrte Anderson. A unanimous decision by (he committee on any issue constitutes a major- ity of the seven man board. The board, in an abbrevialcd one hour and '15 minute mect- irg, also heard reporls on two now records for [he in membership and lax valua- tion. Greenwood said the tax roll has climbed to an increase of slightly more (ban ?S million over last year. This is below, however, the anticipat- ed figure of million. Based on the lax rnlc of per of assessed valuation, this will tiring the school acting at the request of a 'delegation from the Victoria amended (o make the salary in- creases immediate (from Scot Veterans Council headed by E. W. (Buddy) Schramm, Commissioners had previous-' monument has fallen in- ly agreed on (he SSI. 1-1 (ax rale lo when arriving at the 19G5 budg-1__ et of approved last month. The salary increases a stale ot disrepair and (Sec COURT, I'agc S) had also previously been agreed on and lacked only Monday's lovmal aclion. INDEX Abb, predicted for weeks llicrc was; The courl accepted Ihe no chnncc of making Ihe De-inalion of Clarence N, isiSiu comber ddlc. las nssistanl county allorney, 1-" I
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