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Advocate (Newspaper) - September 23, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 119th 139 TELEPHONE HI S-H51 VICTORIA, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1964 Established m academic students, ns compared to a dial lolnl of 27-1 last yciir. In addition, Ihcrc arc 3D stu- dents in the vocational course In refrigeration and 17 in a pro-1 fes.ilmwl engineering clnss. In niUlltlon to the 900 clay slit-...... dcnls this yciir, the college tins sing traffic, since they hnvc week. The hoard remained firm oni its position after listening to comments Irom Mrs. J. F. 7M- opcfe, Mrs. J, W. rtice, Mrs. P. F. Darnell and Airs. Fred Rcnkcn. Picked said the bus formerly made nine stops in an nrca of 10 adjoining homes and the nearby home of Mrs. Zntopck about miles south of the Go- Had Highway on Ihc Upper Mis- sion Valley liond. Two of the tomes have no school children. He said Hie county board, which hns Hie authority under sliite law, ciil down on the num- ber of slops In two ns n safely icasiire. As a group, the women pro 21 in tlio vocational nursing Lust yonr, there were !toa ilcnls. WEATHER their own. Tlicy contend chil (Iron arc In danger from pas- only a suinll shoulder beside the highway lo walk on to the new bus slops. They snld the children must use this nrca or Paiily cloudy to cloudy, with scatlered showers and tliimdcr- storms night. through Expected Wednesday Wednesday temperatures: Low 75, high 90. South Central Texas: Cloudy to partly cloudy Wednesday anil Thursday wilh showers and Ihnneiershowers mainly north- wesl. High Wednesday S5-95. High Tuesday 90; low 75. Precipitation Tuesday: ,01 inches. Tolal for year: inches. Titles (I'orl Lnvacn Port O'Connor Lows a.m. nnd p.m., highs at to proles', further, they could do so. walk on private properly or said Ihc law must be fol- the road ditch which sometimes iowcrt bul lhat if they wanted stands in waler. Mrs. Renken noted that the bus had been stopping at every house for seven years. Pickett, admitting to the four mothers thai the county school system had been slow in con- forming to a policy of fewer can act the navefhe but Icstod citing a safely rcnson of p.m., nnd a.m. Thurs- day. Uni'omelrlc pressure at sea level: 28.90, Sunset Wednesday, sun- rise Thursday. uunrinaiLun based Virginia capes reported winds of 35 (o m.u.h. with higher gusts. Flooding was predicted in low lying areas along the coast near (Sec GLADYS. Page 8) Woman's Death Declared Suicide For the second time in four days, Justice of the Peace Al- fred C. Baass returned a ver- dict Tuesday of death by ap parent self-inflicted means. Baass ruled that Mrs. Ralph Walker, 3G, of the Diebel Addi- ion near Bloomington, died t's head was sent off for tests day morning, vhich came back positive, "due to gunshot wounds, ap- parently self-inflicted." The body of the mother of three children was found by her car parked on Bois D'Arc Road, off Blopmingttui Road about three miles southeast ot the Vic- toria city limits shortly before noon Monday. Investigators said a .30 caliber Army type carbine was lying nearby. Mrs. Walker's husband is an employe of the Union Carbide plant al Scadrift. Last Friday, Baass, afler an extensive investigation, ruled that Robert V. Schroeder, 21- year-old oilfield company em- ploye, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Mis death oc- curred on the previous Satur- "As far as we know, no chil- Iren were Dr. Reed said. "However, we don't know low many animals in the area were bitten." He advised residents living :n the surrounding area to elim- tiate or pen up for six months any unvaccinated animals. "If an animal was vaccinated during the past year, a booster shot will be he said. "Residents should be suspici- ous in a wide area because wild animals move about rapidly." Both Mrs. Walker and Schroe- der died from chest wounds. Funeral services for Mrs. Walker will be held al 10 a.m. Wednesday at Central Church of Christ with Ed Brown, min- ister, officiating. The body will lie in slate at the church from S a.m. until the services begin. Graveside services will be held at p.m. in Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Elgin, where the Walkers lived prior to moving to Victoria County. Duckett Fun- ral Home is in charge of ar- rangements. Salvation Army Couple Transferred to Dallas By lillUCE PATTON i AilvMatc Staff Writer Capt. and Mrs. William E. Schneider, wno have had charge of the local Salvation Army unit since Sept. 9, 1962, are being transferred to Dallas, effective Oct. 11, members of the board of advisors were lold at a regular board session Tues- day afternoon at te American Bank of Commerce. Schneider members Tuesday morning from Col. B Gordon Swycrs, stale direclor, informing him of the move. The Schneiders will become a part of the divisional staff In Dal- as, and wil! assist in a series Replacements for the Schnei- ders arc expected to arrive al about Ihe tme of their departure or shortly thereafter. Earlier in the meeting, B. G. Albrecht, secretary -treasurer, who presided at the session, and who had attended a meet- ing wilh the United Fund screen- ing committee, told Ihc board thai a budget of (he same list yoar's, had been ap- iider lold the board proved by Unilcd Fund. :-s that he received a call Thc ,igure is S500 ,han the board had requested, bill all board members appeared to be well pleased over Ihe ap- of evangelistic programs. No replacement has yet been named, Schneider said. The move came as a surprise o board members, all of whom expressed regret over the pros- pective departure of the Scnnei- !ers. The board sets the pol- cy, bul has no control over the ransfcr of any Salvalion Army jfficcrs. Schneider indicated, however, hat he had applied for this line )f duly before coming lo Vic- aria. Both he and Mrs. Sch- .clephonc call about 10 days nelder expressed regret al leav- ng, and thanked board mem- icrs ns well as many local bus- ness, church and civic leaders 'or their assistant'. proved figure. Ted Reed, assistant princi- pal nl Victoria High School, was unanimously voted a mem- ber of the board. He will fill the unexpiral term of Jack Field, Union Carbide Engineer who was transferred. Field was elcc- :ed to a three-year term early this year. The meeting was the first hold iy the board since last May. Schneider reported 28 hoys (Sec COUl'l.K, Page I) V INDEX --V 1 ......4 1 fioftn ..........i< 1 ........H itllLetl ,...IM1 ......Ift-ll I Ttltvliton 1 ......It Women'.......) ilfcj ;