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Advocate (Newspaper) - September 24, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 119th 140 TELEPHONE Ht 6-14S1 VICTORIA, TEXAS, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 1964" Established IBIS VICTORIA HIGH Vote Due Today on Districting May Be End Of SUilemnlc WASHINGTON (AP) The opposing parly leaders in the Senale dissolved Ihoir uneasy partnership on legislative reap- bcrs after their first two ap- portionment Wednesday and Pparancos this year in their agreed (o lake a vote Thursday thai may open Uie way to ad- Band Uniforms Budget Victims Viet Cong Downs Two U.S. Planes The Band Victoria High School may make beautiful music nt the Stingaree football teams, but their uniforms leave something to be desired. This was the opinion of Hie parents of several band mem- jpurning Congress elec- tion day. Democratic Leader Alike Mansfield of Montana won re- lease from his cosponsorship of Republican Leader Everett M. eight-year-old uniforms. Fred Junkin, band director at the high school, has been field- ing a patcheel-up lineup of 128 each week, half of them wear- ing red trousers and the other half white trousers. And the parents don't like it. "Yes, we do have something Dirksen's no of a Junkin admitted now rider and offered a compro- "We thought we misc that could end a 35-day-old were going to gel the new uni- luidgcl. There just wasn't enough money to go around." Oilier difficulties have also be- set the band. The new band hall is still undor construction, the addition of Itie ninth gradi to the high school level, and (he entire group is still operat ing in the old band department "We Junkin said, "to (rim the top band down to about 95 members, consisting of students in the lop three i single-engine, pro- grades, in about two weeks With that many, we can sui them all up in the same type pants, red stalemate. (forms (his year, but the red hat. If Ihe compromise plan had io cut oul Ihe fundsl "Bui for Ihe time being, wc'l adopted the legislative logjam ]when wero making up the! (See UNIFORMS. Page 15) will be broken. I Proposal Haileil Sen. Paul M. Douglas, D-lll., a leader of the liberal group battling lo uphold the Supreme Court's June 15 one-man, one- vole ruling, hailed Mansfield's proposal as "a significant victo- ry." Douglas said he and his fol- lowers would accept it. This, wilh Mansfield's backing, would seem to assure its passage. "We are very happy this mid-week luncheon Wednesday. cleavage seems lo be over, Douglas said. Uirkseu look a no-retreal stand and .said be would return lo fight next year (or a law delaying court-order rcappor- lionment until Congress can act on a conslilutional amendment lhal would overturn the Supremo Courl ruling. Mansfield told the Senale that efforts to end the Douglas-led filibuster against the Dirksen- IMansfield rider had failed, and a move to table the rider also was beaten. As a result, he said, Hie Sen- ale has been "reduced gross impotence and a demean- ing futility." No Force nf Law Iii effect compro- mise would substitute for Dirk- sen's "thou shall not" edict to Ihe courts a simple "w.e hope you won't" expression of congressional sentiment. It would have no force of law, which is what Dirksen has in-1 sistcd it should have. One factor in Mansfield's Devereux Critic "1 "1 l alks to Jaycees Ralph Sellers look his case against Devereux School, which he declared is "not really a crusade, yet 1 suppose it is a to Victoria Jaycees at their Among other things, Sellers, a drug salesman who resides at 1705 Milam Drive, said he wanted "to set record straight" with re- City Hall Plans Get First Look City Council has given its firsl look and tentative approval lo architectural plans for a city hall which is expected lo meet the city's growth demands for V deades. A 'earned 10 ai Wednesday. Copies of Ihe plans, prepared by Architect Chris DiStefano, were placed in the city hall cof- fee lounge this week for city employes to study. Mayor Kem- per Williams Jr., indicated the plans probably will be accepted with nothing more than minor changes, and said council ex- pects to have a model of the proposed city hall for public display by early in October. Slrucdire American Is Miss i no; o SAIGON, Soulh Vicl Nam (AP) Viet Cong guerrillas shot down, American and one Vielnamesc _ The missing American was identified in Washington as LI George E. Flynn III of New Orleans, La., an instructor pilot The planes were Douglas 40 Cents First Encephalitis Case For Victoria Reported peller-driven two-sealers. They carried Vietnamese markings are U.S. Air Force craft but used to train Vietnamese pilots Illl Striking The Skyraiders were hit while striking Communist units that ,vere attacking a town and two government posts in the Rach Gia area, on a hay of the Gulf of Siam. The occupants of Flynn's plane bailed out. The Vietnam- ese pilot was rescued, but his tutor was missing and fellow officers believed him to be a prisoner. The second plane crash-landed. The U.S. pilot made his way to government ines. His Vietnamese compan- ion failed lo get through. i Far to (he east, other Skyraid- ers helped blast suspected posi- lons of the survivors of a Vicl battalion that staged a gavd to the theft of his attack on a clav-wallcd mobile by students at Dover- civil guard outpost at Long Phu, cux's Foster Field complex. "In the first place, I went out to Devereux at fheir lie related, explaining lo re-i porlers later that he was called] lo deliver "medical supplies." Continuing, he told the Jaycees that he did not leave the keys Repulse Aliacli Though heavily outnumbered, the 51-man garrison repulsed the allack and even battled the Communists for the Viet Cong dead and arms that fell outside Ibe barbed wire defenses. Ke- puted lo have killed 30 or '10 of Damages As for damages (o his car, a model, which Atty. William1 S. Fly told City Council Monday was not damaged, Sellers lold, the club members that the carburator was adjusted .to make the car run faster and that it "was driven miles in two days." "The sheriff and I flew to New York (to retrieve (he vehicle) and it took us four days to drive Sellers said. "Of course, we were re- stricted by the various state ON THE MOVE City crews swung into action quickly Wednesday in a slopped-up campaign against mos- quitoes after the city reported its first case of encephalitis. Here a city employe sprays an oil-based chem- ical in a ditch at the Oak Lawn-Ben Wilson intersection. (Advocate Photo) Cuero Gives Parolee Held Retirement I r n i Ian Study J tty JAAIKS SIMONS (committing a rash of burgla guards and their families sul- fered six dead and about 12 wounded. U.S. authorities announced an American Army officer was wounded by Communist shelling of Phuoc Tien, an outpost 340 miles north of Saigon. Thc military activity flared as Premier Nguyen Khanh's ha- rassed caretaker regime faced a new labor crisis. Workers Strike About workers on French-owned rubber planta- tions of Bien Hoa province were reported to have struck, calling for a 50 per cent wage increase decision to try to end the dead-L As presently designed by Di-jlaws to driving around 65 or 70 and double allotments of lock was Ibe sparse [he llew facility per hour" at recent sessions evidence a !wo fjory lmit, "Stockbauer and that many members are ing away lo join the political wars back home. i police headquarters and Cor-j lly IIEN PHAUSE Advocate Staff Writer CUERO City Manager Bill Harrison told city council Tues- day that an ordinance on a proposed retirement plan for employes will be ready for dis- cussion at the regular council meeting Oct. n. Details of the retirement plan were explained by Dean Gor- ham, director of the Texas Mun- icipal Retirement System. This is Ihe syslem council is contem- plating putting employes under. With council approval, the re- tirement plan could go into ef-j feet as early as Nov. 1. Minimum Program Harrison said he would rccom- Adrocalc Stuff Wriler A 24-year-old mechanic who was paroled from the slate peni- tentiary in May after serving 32 months of a five-year burglary conviction svas back in count' jail Wednesday charged nty i-itii "I have n feeling we've al-i ready ad join-tied, but don't knov, Dirksen commented. contain a two story unit for "Slockbauer 'and Zcplin had public service offices such as mv car fm Saigon syartja-ss s the police headquarters and Cor-j aaraaees Mils noralion Court. 'No' OKF. Cent' Bien Hoa Province, which mend a minimum program to poralion Court. I The public services dcpart- Imonl would run along Main f> The compromise would sayistrecl, about where the east it is me sense of the lot is now located, and on Juan Linn Street. This ___..... on a nnmila.! lion basis, should: e e that district courls, in rciipportionnieuls on a popula-jportion would sit back from (he street about a quarter of a the legislatures up block, providing a landscaped six months to apportion repre- sentation in accordance wilh the approach. Immediately west of on the soulh end of the city head- "It has been stated that they Zcplin had begins about 15 miles north of is largely controlled by Viet Cong and there were ors that the strike was called on Communist orders. There seemed to be a strong possibility lhat plantation vvork- Mln, I r n yujjtvllllj Illrtt IJUlllliUlVn H'OIK- (Devereux) make full restitutionjers in other provinces would (or damages. This is out. not true. As of Ihis minute, I Rubber plantations cover have not received one cent ex-1 about six million acres Constitution. the next election offhall square Ihe police members of stale legislatures would he located on be conducted in accordance Bridge Street. This facility! state law in effect include a basement park'-' cept what I received from the insurance company." Hitting again on the point he made at City Council Monday, cllers said "e believes the slU uation of non-prosecution rubber production ranks second only to the cultivation of rice in South Viet Nam's agriculture. The output totals about tons a year. Most is sold wilh Sunday. f( says it is the sense of Con- gress that the courts should make (he reapporlionmenl themselves if the stales do nol do so within the time allotted. nf j Devereux students involved ini :e cases "is bound lo r local sludenls in the long' U.S. military authorities re- start with. "It could be im- proved in later years as coun- cil sees Harrison said. The plan to be recommended by Harrison calls for each em- ploye to contribute three per cent of his monthly earnings. Tlie three per cenl would be lakcn out of (he firsl ?300 earned Judge Asked To Reverse Bank Charter AUSTIN (AP) Disl. Judge (Herman Jones was asked Wednesday lo strike down a Slate Banking Board decision to charter a new bank in York- town, DeWitt County. First National Bank of York-1 town, which fought the proposed Yorklown Community Bank burglaries in Victoria, Calhoun and Whar- ton Counties, Charges were filed in the three counties against Ronnie Jenc Shy who was arrested at his home en Route 4 near Nursery Tuesday afternoon after local officers checked out a series of tips from three area sheriffs. Sheriff M. W. Marshall said Shy admitted to officers in writ- ten statements Dial he burglar- ized Die Shell Cafe in Placedo lasl Thursday morning and the Drive inn, 2505 Houston Highway and The Derrick, 3201 Houston Highway, on the morn- ing of Sept. 7. He said the suspect, who has lived in Victoria only a week, admitted breaking into the con- cession stand and office of the Port Drive Inn Theater, the Sand Dollar Bar and The Friendly Inn in Port Lavaca early Tuesday morning and charter application a Restaurant in Whar- hearing, went before Jones last Thursday morning, its contenlion the board acted! Marshall said Shy also ad- City Takes Prevention Measures Mule Victim Recovering By PAT W1TTE Advocate Staff Wriler Victoria County's first case of encephalitis was reported Wednesday, and city and county officials immediately began tak- ing measures to help' control the spread of the disease. The victim, an adult male, be- came ill Monday. Ilis physician described the case as a mild one, and said the patient is im- proving. Dr. Roy G. Reed, director of the City-County Health Unit, said the case was the same type that reached epidemic propor- tions in Houston and other areas of Texas, but it was the first lime (hat type has been record- ed in Victoria during "the 13 years I've been here." General Term Encephalitis is a broad, gen- eral term describing an inflam- mation of Ibe brain and spinal cord. The type reported here is one transmitted to humans by Ibe bile of the female Culcx Mosquito. Medical authorities believe the mosquito acts as a carrier of the virus after being infect- ed by birds and certain other animals. Heed urged residents to re- main calm, but to cooperate with city and county officials in a stepped-up campaign against mosquitoes. City Manager John Lee said city crews completed the spray- ing of all ditches and other areas of standing water Wednes- day afternoon, shortly after the first case was reported. Slow Speed against substantial evidence. laKcn ou 01 me iirsi ?3ooearnedj Thc chartor wns Ju, per month. Employes who earn in Horidnn hv Dm more than this amount 22 in a 2-1 decision by the three- month will only pay on the first! S300. State Sen. A. R. Schwartz of Tlie city would match the ''Renting First National, q u e s t i o n e d State ploye's payment into the retire- ment fund. Harrison said the minimum retirement plan he would rec- ni jJinil tJi; WLJIIJU i I LAiShb. Page 15) ommcnd would cost the city The Itichnril Cullcn family looking forward to the dove season opening (or the fam- ily outings n. A. Murray of Halhcliff near Cuero and also of Vicloria having a difficult time keeping up with a sheep and lamb which he purchased recently since they keep trying to rcliirn home Itobcrl L. Donate, son of Mrs. .John Har- gas, off to Texas Ai-I College to continue his studies on busi- ness administration ,J. J. Mowcls deciding it was a good lime to dispose of some im- ncedcd articles Mrs. Ornv- cr It o e m e r explaining thai things don't always go as planned, especially automobiles that need lo ho repaired Or. C. 8. Blngham ,lr., advis- ing friends he is of( to Fort Worth for a few days Iluily Matochn In Hoom nt Citi- zen's, following recent surgery Uubln I'rtlss reminding veterans lhal the Army Reserve Is huildlng n place lo display World War I and World War II and those wishing to give nn iloni might call him at HI 5-1512 and Ihe Army He- garage. Immediately north of (he po- lice headquarters on Bridge Slrecl, and adjoining the head- quarters building, would be the Corporation Court building wilh a courlroom sealing approxi- mately 125 persons. This courl- room also would serve as a council chamber, Williams said. Growth Provisions Thc over-all building program has been mapped to provide lor growth anil expansion within departments in the immediate future, anil for the long-range addition of new floor levels when they become necessary. Foundation for Ihe building complex has been designed so Ibat stories can be added. Floor space in the combined facilities will be approximately square feel. jl'Un. aerve at HI 5-B5BI Lawyer Stcen very proud thnl he nns marked his birthday iMunlfiK off lo North Texas University, Ocnlon, where lie Is ii frnshmnn, "I'm not here telling you that if you don't play (he game and play it my way I'll pick up my! marbles and go Sellers (Sec CIUTIC, Page 15) INDEX Astrology llltths ClVflcd Comlej Ctoituoiil tlcaAs JJ norm 2 .Mnrcis Spurts ------31 Television -----15 Women's 15 FIRE PROTECTION Gladys Veers Away From U.S. NEW YORK (AP) Hurri- cane Oladys swung In nn arc Wednesday and pointed her diminishing fury toward the open Norlh Atlanlic and awny from Ihe populous eastern sea- board. Thc Weather Bureau expected the storm lo pass 75 to 100 miles south of Nnnlucket after mid- night. On Nanluckct Island, '20 miles oft Cape Cod, residents were taking no special prceaullons. KLscwIicrc nlonu the coast, ideal weather prevailed. Now York City, on Its lirst day of niilumn, bnskcd In mid-70 degree Icm-, pcrnlurcs, Tides were subsiding, al- though .sonic minor flooding WHS Lee Outlines Proposal For New Sub-Station No immediate action is planned with regard to a prob- lem raised over fire protection at Cily Council Monday, bin members of the council and the city malinger have been study- ing the situation informally fo: some lime, Wednesday. it was learned Insurance Agcnl Frank McCoy appeared before council Monday (o propose a new fire slation in the northeastern part of the city where the Victoria Associ- ation of Insurance Agents say fire losses arc disproportionate. Qucslioned about the situation Wednesday, City Manager John said that a possible solution year or more in the future he lo abandon the pres- ent Louis Slrecl Sub-Station and relocate its force in a new sub- station on property the cily owns at Sam Houston and Mistletoe. Thc properly was purchased almost n decade ago, but no station bus been built on the site. Will) n now syslem nf Iboroiiphfm-os now being con- slructcd, said thnl n station nl Ih Snm Houston slto might provide far grenler efficiency Ihnn Ihe present Louis Street stntloii, wlllioul Ihe city having o In Ilin liniiKxIiHtn cost nf establishing a complete new unit. Thc cily manager emphasized, however, that there has been no council discussion with regard to this possibility and that if such action should be taken il would nol occur earlier than Ihe fiscal the thoroughfare construction will be nearing completion or com- pleted. "This is just a speculation as lo a possible solution on my Lcc explained, "I haven't even talked to Ihe council about Lee pointed ou! lhat if a com- nlclely new unit WHS lo be built, it also would have to be staffed. Staffing a new sub-station would cost nbout a year, he said, in addition to the construc- tion cost. When Mayor Kempcr Williams Jr. was questioned about (lie nailer, ho said that council 1ms been discussing fire protection ami future needs informtilly for qtille some lime. As lie staled In council mccllng Monday, lowevcr, the city does not nt llmo have money avnllublo 'or expansion of fire facilities. Williams agreed Unit Hie plan (Sec LBK, J5) from 5475 to a month. This amount would cover all K> em- ployes. Mandatory Policy If council decides that all em- ployes must take part in the Texas Municipal Retirement System, then it will be manda- tory that they do. Any employes hired after Ihe retirement plan comes into effccl must also lake part. j Once the cily adopts the re-! Ilircment system it cannot be' abandoned, Gorham said. Gor- bam pointed out thai a retire ment system that could be riis continued at any time by the (See CUERO, Page J5) Oswald Feared Coup by Marine! DALLAS, Tex. Lee Jlarvey Oswald, Uie accuset assassin of President John F. Kennedy, thought the U.S. Ma- rine Corps might one day take over this nation In a Latin American-type coup, the Dallas Morning News reported in Thursday editions. A copyright slory by Hugh Ayncsworth, -apparently based on notebook writings and letters of Oswald, said Oswald men- tioned the possible overthrow in a speech. Banking Commissioner J. M. Falkner, one of the board mem- bers, at length on the action. Falkner testified he sent an examiner's report on the appli- cation to the olher Iwo board milted stealing a red 1959 model Chevrolet sedan from a bowling alley in Beaumont on Aug. 'il. The car, ficticious license plalcs and money stolen in the cafe burglaries figured in Shy's downfall Ihrough the tips deliv- ered by Goliad County Sheriff F. B. Byrne, Calhoun County Sheriff D. B. Halliburton and Wharton County Sheriff Mike Flournoy and executed by Mar- shall, Chief Deputy Sheriff Jim Bowden and Deputy Oscar Ca- vallin. members, State Treasurer Jesse James and Robert) shy's name first popped up Strauss of Dallas, with his the suspect list after Flour- comments. "Were there any facls lhal was last burglarized in 1961. Shy See JUDGR, Page 15) (See PAKOLEE, Page 15) 'BEST OF BROADWAy Oswald wrote: "Americans arc apt to scoff at Uie idea (hal a military coup in the United States, as so often happens In Latin American countries, could ever replace our government. But lhat Is an idea (hat has grounds for con- former Marine, ilderation.' Oswald, a described (ho Marino Corps tis a 'rlghl-winK-infiltrated organiza- tion of ilirc potential conse- quences lo Ihn freedoms of iho United Stales." Movie Industry Attains Its Goal ma- icir opera- The city's two fogging chines will continue their tipn of blanketing the city every night, although Reed has em- phasized tiie importance of a slow rate of speed for (lie ve- hicles to insure maximum ef- fectiveness. The machines do not oper- ate outside the city limits, al- though the county has two of its own and is expected to increase its own operations. Reed said residents should make a determined effort not to expose themselves lo mos- quitoes, particularly late in the evening. "It's impossible for Ihe cily lo kill all the he said, "and it's up to the indivi- dual to do his part to elimin- ate the mosquitoes on his own premises." Drain Pools He advised draining areas of standing water where possible, or pouring oil or chemicals in larger pools that cannot be drained. He also urged spray- ___ ing or dusting lawns, weedy jnoy noted that Ihe Wharlon cafe patches, hedges and other are- as where mosquitoes gather. Reed said encephalitis, or sleeping sickness, is difficult to diagnose, but that mild cases usually have symptoms of low fever, headaches, vomiting and muscular twitching. In more 1 severe cases, the victim shows ja sudden onset of high fever, {stupor (ha( may bring about After something more than five decades, the industry born out of a horse race tion has accom- plished ils long promised goal: to bring ihe best of the legiti- mate theater to the masses. The goal is accomplished through the multi-camera pro- cess known as Electronovision, with which Richard Burton's fi- nal performance of "Hamlet" in New York last July was filmed. The first two of four sched- uled showings were seen by skimpy audiences Wednesday afternoon ami evening at El iinncho Theater, but this only the beginning :or the new process. Conceived as filmdom's answer to pay the technique catches nil the ex-, cilement of the living (heater, right down lo Ihe curtain calls, 'or Ihe firsl lime on film. while new bit plays and the classic revivals are still in their initial nms. and tremors. "People should not become alarmed if they have just of the Reed said, And once again, as they can result from himself said, "the play's thejniany other things. But they thing." Tlie lavish sets of ie "epics" have no place on the stage, and dialogue again will lave to make its own setting, for the most parl, even as itj lid in the days of radio drama before television. should consult their family (Sec CITY. I'agc 13) WEATHER Visually, Ihis tirsl venture scattered showers and thiinder- came off quite well without any apparent special camera light- ing, But there seems to be a need for some improvement in sound reproduction: "Hamlet" was frequently difficult to un- derstand as to the actual spoken words. But much more successfully Ihnn movies ever did before, the mood and movement of the lota! theatrical vehicle was cap- tured on film. llamlcl" will be seen Thurs-i II is an important entertain Iny al 2 p.m. ami H p.m., development. T. E. F. hen according lo previous an-( loimccmcnl the film will be withdrawn for three years. This irobably svlll be the pattern owed In (ho future, but It prob- ably will menu that the mass, movie nudlonces In the future I Today'B Chuckle International politics somcltm-es look like t squnre dance: Just when all Is go- ing smoothly, everybody vlll sco tlio best oj Broadwayl clunjjcj parlnr'rs, Cloudy to partly cloudy, with showers Thursday and Friday. East and southeast wind s Thursday 8 to 18 Ex- pected Thursday temperatures: Low 74, high 88. Soulh Central Texas: Cloudy to partly cloudy Thursday and Friday with showers or thunder- showers mainly north. High Thursday 8-293. High Wednesday, 89; low 73. Tides (Port Lavaca Port O'Connor Highs at a.m. mid p.m., lows at 11.--I5 a.m. and a.m. Kri- day. Barometric pressure at soa level: 29.97. Sunset Thursday, sunrise Friday. This liuuniiiilion on ;