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Advocate (Newspaper) - September 17, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 119th 133 TELEPHONE HI J-14S1 VICTORIA, TEXAS, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1964 Kstabllshcd Ml 34 Cents LBJ Trip to lo ajmoasurcs as dro-eleclnc power. 'socialistic dictatorship." He continued to bid for the vole of disillusioned Democrats, pointing to Sen. Strom Thur- mond of South Carolina who had "had enough" and joined the GOP. In Montgomery he renewed his demand for an end lo (he draft and said his first act as president would be lo propose "a regular and considered program of tax reduction." He has made both proposals SAN ANTONIO 5112 million water development plan that calls for creation of a huge reservoir on the Guadalupe Riv- er near Cuero was received Wednesday by Uie U. S. Bureau of Reclamation. The San Antonio River Au- thority and the Guadalupe- The report asks "immediate authorization and early inilita- tion of construction" of only the first of two stages planned for ultimate Cucro site develop- ment. Marlin C. Giesecke, chairman of (he board of the San Antonio River Authority, said in a state- ment that by JRCG he hoped var- bcfore. Blanco River Authority, co- ions agencies will have re- sponsors of Ihe proposed Cuero project, bad requested the bu- reau study. Bureau area engineer Harry Burleigh of Auslin discussed the report with officials of Ihe city water board and the river au- thorities Wednesday. books have been recovered but The reservoir could provide solved differences "so that a united South Texas can ask con- gress lo appropriate construc- tion funds in "If no unforeseen delays are encountered, the first-stage res- ervoir would be completed in he said. "If normal rain- fall occurred, an adequate wa- 3 watch has. water to a large area of Smith would be available in The sheriff's department sent] Texas, including San Antonio. High Turnover Goldwater said the draft was unfair, because only a fraction of those eligible for service were called, and wasteful, because it resulted in a high turnover in the armed forces and heavy expenses in training new men. "Misuse of personnel is en- couraged by the artifically low price lag placed on Ihe indivi- dual he said. His lax cut proposal, nounced earlier, calls for a 5 per cent reduction each year for five years a total of 25 per cent. Goldwaler, who voted against the tax cut enacted last spring, Civil Rights Act, the tax cut of 1964, and the limited nuclear test ban treaty of 1903. Like Goldwater, he has sharp- ly criticized Ihe Supreme Court delivered a blistering indicl- monl of the Democratic parly, the party has "en- lawlessness, civil unrest and mob action.-, has. demonstrated a callous disre- rd for sound fiscal policies, has endangered the security of the nalion by negative decisions on military preparedness." He said Uie party, as custodi- an of government during the {See THURMOND, Page 16> DiStef ano Hurt as Truck Dodges Crash of 2 Cars The driver of a tank to the rear of a s'ow- purposely jackknifeti bis giant Imoving pickup Iruck also head- lie said in his speech that he ivould "do everything in my power to help Barry Goldwater eturii our nation to constitution- al government through his elec- tion lo the presidency." But urOike some political leaders who have endorsed candidates of another parly, Thurmond also switched his party affiliation. "I shall always maintain my independent judgment and action and put the people of South Carolina he said. "To do this in the future I must work within the framework of the Goldwaler Republican party." Rep. William E. Miller, Re- publican vice-presidential can- didate, said in response to questions he welcomes Thur- mond's support. Miller was in Des Moines for a Republican rally. Of Thurmond he said: "He's a fine American and is entitled to, choose a lickcl be wishes to support. 1 don't suppose anyone....... ___.. can say he is a member of Ihe Leon SI., was traveling casl killed but Ihis was provcr machine inlo a dilch to avert a tragedy following Ihe colli- sion of two other vehicles three miles west of Edna Wednesday morning. The truck driver, William Young Eller, of Roule 4, Box 1528, was not injured but the, driver of one of Ihc olher vehi- cles, Chris DiStef ano, a Victoria architect, suffered a head lacer- ation and was admitted lo De Tar Hospital for observation. Highway Patrolman R a 1 p h ed west. The right front of the station wagon and the left side of the car were the impact points, he said. Both sustained heavy damage. Miss Towivery, a librarian at Patli Welder Junior High School and a sisler Janet, 19, a Vic- toria College student, were nol injured. Their father is an Ed- na physician. Eller drives for York Oil Co, and tiis truck was empty at the time of the a.m. collision1. McClcixlon of Edna said DiSte-JFirsl reports from Ihe scene fano, who resides at 2304 N. De-'indicated that somebody had Ku Klux Klan or Ihe Communist party. We welcome him into the regular Republican if Highway 59 near El Toro fol- lowed by Eller when DiStefano's 1963 model coach was in colli- sion with a 1958 station wagon :ases were more beneficial than larmful. For the 24-hour period ending at B p.m., the Weather Bureau issued these rainfall measurements: Abilene .09, Amarilla .53, Aus- in .92, Beaumont .29, College Station 1.49, Corpus Chrisli .54, Jhildress .03, Dalhart .67, Dal- ias 1.04, Fort Worth 1.G7, Gal- veslon .30, Houston 1.37, Laredo 73, Lufkin .13, Mineral Wells 1.10, San Antonio .30, Waco .17, and Wichita Kails 2.40. Mercury Drops The rains also served lo cool off temperatures that had been, hanging doggedly at high levels. Maximums, however, failed to reflect the rains' knockdown of temperatures. They ranged from 69 at Amarillo lo 94 at Dallas and Fort maximums of 80 Brownsville. Worth, with and 83, had readings in the mid- OOs lale in the afternoon. Rain caused similar temperature drops across Uie state. Thundcrheads, reaching near- ly eight miles into the sky, roamed Ihe state Wednesday afternoon. The widespread rains ranged from sprinkles up to the H inches measured at Ashcrton and Catrina, where die deluge sent usually dry creeks out of their banks to flood houses and other buildings. Several washed off roads. a list of the narcotics lo police departments ir (that's his intention. I believejbeing driven ir the opposite di j age LiiP'n fjnt] a betler home in by Michael Diana Tow- acre-fMt 's gallons. Safety following the burglary State two, lo be requested [rom a when n greater supply is need- ed, would raise the total yield to acre feel, the "bureau added. ter uphill source. City officials have been seek- ing a surface water source up- stream from San Antonio, which! now has an underground water j supply. The reclamation bureau's re- port puls (he cost of the dam and reservoir at million A honpcc'kcil husband re- ports (lia( he hasn't to tiis wife for about tivo yciirs, bul lie reckons it'll he his turn soon. Republican party than Democratic party." The last time n switched parlies was ir, the1 cry, 21; of Edna. otherwise when officers arrived at the scene. Di Stefano was brought to De Tar by a passing motorist. Later in Ihe morning, five members of a Maplewood, La., family escaped with cuts and cars High senator Eller told the officer that he bruises after their westbound immediately saw what hap- in 1954ipened and in order lo keep from jrsc ofjplowing into the two wrecked mocrat. i vehicles wheeled the truck to Elected as a Republican in 1950, the right and inlo Ihe ditch when Son. Wayne Oregon, became a Morse opposed election ot Re- his lite" and an ashlray bonus! will' a" additional million for recreational provisions. on lop of that "Pop" Mitry having friends vouch for his good eye sight Mickey Anlonio want federal conslruc- Davis and Waller -Swank taking (ion al local cost of a fi9-mile Burleigh said that should San time out to spread a little humor Miss (icrtnidc Ilichcy (lodging afternoon .showers Mrs. Henry Mnlchcll gelling in Ihe mood to celebrate her birlh- uay lod.iy Dennis lUnnton admitting that he had been missing some familinr faces lately W. K. Rcrnhnrrf com- plnining that ho had to furnish transportation and pay for Ihe coffee ns well for his coffee drinking friend Gary Angerslcln at home with a swollen eye aflcr a direct hit with a baseball Ihc Ralph fllslfr's dilching n cnlory counl when presented nn array of tempting party foods at n birthday (he E. Spurlocks (She Is Ihe former Betty Trabcr) postcarding lo Victoria friends from Victoria, British Colum- bia, and reporting n bcnullful cily Kcmpcr Sr. discovering some "rascality" In historical records ntxnil the early days in Tcxns Marvin faun dtic to colebrnle n blrlh- coiS: parallel lo the highway. McClen don estimated damage to Ihe truck, most of it lo the right side of Ihe cab. T McClcndon said DiStefano. i credited his seat belts as (venting his being more scrious-l' injured. Both his car and! station' wagon skidded to thei (1 opposite sides of the highway af- (here by a private car. to gradually end from the west Highway Patrolman Stuarljlate Wednesday night and early (See CRASH, Page IB) 'Thursday. House, 218 to 175, but was beat en Tuesday in the Senate, 5G lo 21. Ccller, who complained bilter- ly when Ihc Tuck bill was snatched away from the Judici- ary Commiltpc, refused even to attend Thursday's session of the Rules Committee. "Anything I would say would be us useless as trying to write on he said. "The major- ity of Ihe Rules Committee have apparently made up their The officer said the collision occurred when Uie Towery sta- tion wagon spun into the east- Friday with showers and tlnm-1 minds. The decision is already dershowers east and south! written." Thursday. High Thursday Celler said tho Rules Commit- Tcmperalures W e d n e s d n y tec was using its "tyranny of High low 75. power" lo destroy the legisla- Prceipitation Wednesday: .35; live committee system of the an inch; total for month, 1.80: House, and charged Smith and inches; lolal Ihis year lo his supporters with acting out of 2-1.43 inches. Tides (Port Lnvaca O'Connor Lows al beaten and (he Senate bogged p.m. Thursday and a.m.i down in a filibuster over a "sheer desperation Poi'l Hul with the Tuck bill Friday; highs at a.m. and p.m. Frldny.. Hnromelrlc pressure at sea level: 29.117. Sunset Thursday: Sun- rise Frldny: proposal to dolny slate rcnppor- tionmcnt, foes of Iho court This inliiiiiialiun based en data from the U.S. Weather Bureau Vlclorll Oldct. which liis nude body was found. His wife reported hearing a shot while she was in another part ruling ore determined lo j every weapon nt hand.------- Smith's-, goal this time is been despondent over the re- congressional approval of n cent death of Ihcir six-month proposed constitutional amend- (See SKNATK, I'age (6) Churches To Conduct All-Victoria Census The most extensive religious jbountl lane alter it had ap Vcrrlict Near Jn Local Death City police and Justice of the cs will participate in the cen- Peace Alfred C. Daass indi- sus, under the guidance of the catcd Wednesday that invesli- Ri. Rev. Msgr. F. 0. Beck, gallon of the shooting death ofjpastor of St. Mary's Catholic Church, and directed by the -------census ever held in Victoria [will be conducted Sept. 25-Oct. J2, a spokesman said Wedncs- jday. Twenty-nine Victoria church- Robert V. Schroeder of 805% Airline Road will be compleled Thursday. Haass said he is still check- ing all angles in Ihe case be- fore reaching a verdict. St. Mark's; Second and Grace. Also Sevcnlh Day Adventist, First Assembly of God, Church of the Nazarene, First Chris- tian Church and St. Episcopal Church. Leaders of the participating churches have voiced optimism about the census, pointing out that the drive can not only mean finding church homes for The 21-year-old oilfield work-Und ils surrounding subdiv'i- er died early Saturday morn-isions. Rev. James Adams, pastor of many Victorians, but sddlnfc First Baptist Church. that the spirit of cooperation be- Maii> purpose of the census Is'tween the different denomlna. to determine the church prefer-jlions has been excellent, ence of all residcnls of the cily, Although the Victoria Minis- terial Alliance is actively spon. ing of a blast from a i-gaugcl soring the drive, many church- who are not represented Participating churches double-barrel shotgun lhal _ Calvary Creslsvood i'nc "I'181100 nave expressed a found at the fool of the bed on pji-si, First Mexican, wor'c ilm' use of their aparlment. Police said Schroeder had and College; Lutheran Trln- old son who was a victim of tly, First English and Our Sav leukemia, cra'Mission, Ml. Calvary, lne venture, side, Palestine, Second and Temple; Catholic St. Mary's, Our Lady of Victory and Our Lady of Lourdes; Church of Christ Dowrtown, Central lour's; Methodist First and INDEX .ibby L'dllurill ........11 Gottn JM.ifk.IJ ....21-17 Sporti .........II Xrlcvltlon ..........II ;