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Advocate (Newspaper) - September 26, 1964, Victoria, Texas Victoria Joseph ___ 7 McCallum Cily lie >il A Palacios r Icll U Calhouu ___ Corsicana ID Alice 13 THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 119th 142 TELEPHONE HI 5-14J1 VICTORIA, TEXAS, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 1964 Established ISM Senate Okay Given Project InAppalachia House Approval Needed On Billion Dollar Plan WASHINGTON passage Friday left to the House the fate of President Johnson's contro- versial billion dollar program lo inject economic health into poverty-stricken areas of the 11-slate Ap- palachian mountain region. A 45-13 roll call vote put a solid stamp of approval the last of Johnson's major (antipoverty projects remaining before an adjournment-bound Congress. The outcome in the House hinges on whether the Demo- cratic leaders can bring back- enough absentees to outvote the project's opponents, most of whom arc Republicans. A vote on the. question planned Ihree Winds Put Brakes on Brush Fire SANTA BARBARA, Calit. weeks ago was postponed be- Wind whipped cause so many members were Uie big Santa Barbara brush fire into deadly and destructive fury earlier mercifully put the brakes on a front that spread Friday into cabin'Coun- try of adjoining Ventura County. The S3.5-million blaze bad blackened aeres and was being fought by nearly men on its fourth day. One fire fighter was killed Thursday, and 41 have been injured. At least 78 homes, some of them mansions, have been destroyed. California's Gov. Edmund G. Brown and the Federal Small Business Administration de- clared Santa Barbara County a disaster area Friday, facilitat- ing repair loans. Mile An Hour The fire's soulheasterly front away campaigning for re-elec- tion and backers weren't confi- dent of enough support. Bare Quorum The Senate bad only seven members over a quorum of 51 for Friday's vote, in which 32 Democrats and 13 Republicans joined to pass Ihe measure. Opposed were eight Republi- cans and five Democrats. The Democrats included Sens. Har- ry F. Byrd and A. Willis Robert- son of Virginia, one of the stales included in the program. In addition lo a part of Vir- ginia, Ihe area affected includes all o( West Virginia and portions of Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Ohio, Pennsyl- vania and Tennessee. Program I 1UK1041I moved at a mile an hour into at Thc j t is a rlitrrcnH Vrtnhn-a aroa .-.f -_._ rugged Ventura County area of several hundred mountain ca- bins, aboul 10 air miles west of Uie resort community of Ojai. The flames also were reported aboul six miles from Matilija five-year, million highway construction program designed to ease Uie area's isolation by rugged mountains. Plans call for a network of miles of highways and 500 miles of ac- Dam, above which nestle 83 cess roads in the square- mountain cabins, seven of them occupied all year. Another res- ervoir Casilas, farther south on the Vcnlura River, was re- ported threatened. Then came a report from fire- fighting headquarters: "The fire hasn't moved in three hours except for just creeping. It's being held back by winds com- ing through Ventura Canyon." Kirc Held Back Above coastal Sununerland and Carpinteria a southwesterly breeze held back the fire. An unidentified fire fighter hurt Friday suffered a severely cut hand. There was no report of any threat to Ojai, an art center and tourist atlraciion of about population. 14 Cents 'Human Dignity' Primary Factor In GM Walkout POLICE PROMOTIONS Police Chief John Guseman (second from left) pins captain's badge on Robert L. Gisler's uniform as Robert H. Win- ley (left) and Glenn Flitch look on. Gisler, Winley and Kenneth Rosen- quest will become captains Thursday at the same time Futch will be pro- moted from sergeant to lieutenant -t- and Jesse Ramirez will be elevated from detective to sergeant of the criminal investigation division. Rosen- quest is attending the FBI National Academy in Washington and Rami- rez is oh vacation and wasn't present for Friday's picture. (Advocate Pho- to) Police Officers Given Promotions Report Book Hard-back book editions of the Warren Commission report summary a word compilation' is be- ing made available by The Associated Press in cooper- ation wilh certain newspa- pers, anil as a public serv- ice The Victoria Advocate is making it possible for Victorians to purchase this book. On Page 11 of this edition of The Advocate appears an application which readers can fill out and mail lo Thc Advocate, Post Office Box 1518. Copies of the book will not be available at Ihe newspa- per office, hut applications received by tin's newspaper will be forwarded lo The Associated Press which will in turn mail copies lo the purchasers. These books should be received in the mail some time during the month of October. To order copies of (he book in advance, Ihe rc.id- er should send in check or money order fo The Ad- vocate. By JAMES SIMONS Advocate Staff Writer Promotions of three veteran officers lo newly-crealed cap- tain positions and elevation in rank of two other members of the force were announced Fri- day by Police Chief John L. Guseman. Three of the five lieutenants on the roster, Robert L. Gisler, Robert H. Winley and Kenneth Rosenquest, were selected by Guseman lo man the new cap- tain posts. Gisler will remain as head of services division, Winley will still be head of command of the criminal in- vestigation division and Hosen- quest will slay in the opera- tion division but will be over the three lieutenants in that part of the department's or- ganization. Sgt. Glenn Fulch, now in the services division, will move over lo a lieutenant's post in operations, and Detective Pa- trolman Jesse G. Ramirez is being promoted lo sergeant in mile area to open it lo industri- alization and recreation. The slates would put up million in matching highway funds and participate in desig- nation programs to be carried out by an Appalachia Regional Development Commission created under the bill. Variety of Services The legislation provides for million over two years tor a variety of other services and improvements. _ These include million to canvass Friday in connection ipleting the census cards, develop hospitals, clinics Uie Greater Victoria He-[ All Victorians have been related facilities and Census, which will to participate in the can Local Workers Begin Religions Survey More than members ofj lain canvassers were familiar almost 30 churches began a with proper methods of com- tp operate them; million for timber development; mil- lion restoration of worked-out mining areas; ?5 million water resources; million vocalion- Uuue through Oct. 2. Three separate training ses- sions for canvassers have been held at First Methodist Church, under direction of the Rev. vass by completing the card which will be brought to local homes either on Saturday, Sun- day or Monday, The card will al education; million sewage [James Adams, general criminal investigation (delec- Other personnel changes an- nounced by Guseman included transfer from criminal investi- gation lo operations of Sgl. Don Berry and moving Sgl. Richard Inmon from operations lo services. Harold McCullough, now a patrolman in operations, will move over to the same position in criminal investigation. All promotions, transfers and other changes involving shift- ing of members of the three operations division platoons wil1 become effective Thursday Guseman said. Commenting on the cap- lain posts, Guseman said the moves will "tighten up contrp' in the department and wil make for more efficient opera- tions." He said the captain selections were discussed with the city manager who in turn discussed them wilh city council. He pointed out (hat Gisler, Winley and Rosenquest were selectee because of their knowledge and leadership and as the re- sult of a recent job knowledge lest given all members of tin, department. Two of Uie new captains, Gis- ler and Rosenquest, are natives of Victoria County and boUi are graduates of Patti Welder High School (now Victoria High Last year, Gisler grad uated from Ihe FBI Nationa' Academy in Washington, D. C. where Rosenquest is at the present. Rosenquest is expectet back in Victoria on Oct. 23. Gisler, who has attendw eight other police schooU, is Strike Call Issued With Money Matter Mostly Solved DETROIT (AP) Tile United Aulo Workers bit General Mo- ors, the world's largest aulo- maker, wilh a nationwide strike gei vhich, if prolonged, could cause >evere repercussions to the nation's booming economy, the company said. Walter P. Reuther, UAW president, said the strike was not called basically over money natters but rather because the company (ails to recognize the 'human dignity" of its workers. At GM plants around the na- ion, workers walked oft assem- >ly lines where Ihe new 19G5 nodcls had just begun to roll. An estimated units had been scheduled this week. area, and battling 20 blav.es. SasSa-as- an tnnnrain programs; Jo., or 30 separate Mrs. D. L. I'hclps managing lo gel some writing done de- spile a sprained wrist Alton ttmulick back from San Anto- nio where he went on business and also got in a visit with son, Tim, a freshman al St. Mary's University Pearl Staples poslearding from Waterloo, Iowa where she and Kale Wheel- er arc vacalioning M. M. Ilemlon doing some thorough sludying for an important stale examination Dr. Billy Kccso pulling his name in the "not" for hunting at Black Gap near Dig Bend and keeping his fingers crossed Mrs, J. Nelson convinced lhat one is lo get everything done in to- day's fasl lempo Dennis KlanUm doing a good deed with- out even considering it an act of courtesy Miss Jo Urban making sure Uial everyone can keep up with their favorite tele vision programs Kudy Ma Uwhi, still In the hospital, but Improving each day Tastn, who hnri recent surgery In Houston, up and out again and admitting that cards and notes do holp when one is in the hospital itwny from homo Sinlm Miirllnrz Inking lhe chance of offering some good U> pedestrian traffic, grant-in- million re- search and demonstration projects; S2.2 million ndminis-, tration expenses. Part of the opposition was softened two weeks ago when the Senate knocked out a million, pasture-improvement program. Westerners had op-j posed this vigorously as a subsi- dy for livestock operations. The Senate adopted Friday, chairman of personnel. The ses- sions were held lo make cer- (Sec SURVEY, Page 11) 4-H PROGRAM .be identical to the.one Saturday's Victoria Advocate He joined the department on June 1, 1951 a radio dispatcher. Rosenquest, 33, a member 01 the police force since July 10 1950, has attended seven police schools oilier lhan lhe FB! Academy. He is married and has four children. Winley, 35, has len years ex- perience in police work, eight of those with the police depart- ment in Harlingcn, where he Electric Day Activity Planned for 150 Youths More than 150 4-H Club mem-M-H Club will present an enter- was a patrolman for two years (See OFFICERS, Page 11) with approval of the bill's man- Battle To Continue City crews will work straight through the weekend on their anti-mosquito fogging program, Sanitation Supt. Felix Loya said Friday. Loyn said crows had been signed lo assist Uie club mem- lollr Central Power and Light bers in presenting 4-H electric Company's Victoria power sta- demonslrations and in learning Thc 4-H Club Electric Day is presented annually by C P L as part of its program of es-l sisting rural youth groups. Last year's district eleclric day was forced to Iravcl at a rapid pace working all day Friday cover- ing (lilches and standing wa- ter areas with chemicals lo con- Irol insects, hut added lhal "if it keeps on raining I guess we will have lo repeat this over the weekend also." Fogging operntons under nor- mal circumstances arc carried out on a Bnday week basis, Ihe Bill same ns olher city operalfons, but since lhe city's first case of encephalitis was reported Wednesday the weekend alien was (teemed advisable. The vlclim of Iho attack was reported In good condlllon nml resting well. His physic-Inn said Uio case was not severe, new club skills. The program begins at a.m. J. D. Moore, president of Vic- toria College, and O.E. Schue- ncmann, assistant Victoria CPL manager, will welcome group from Exiension Districl 10 to the meeting. Bruce Mil- ler, CPL rural representative from Corpus Chrisli, will ho in :harge of Iho day's evcnls. Included on Ihe program will be dcmonslrnlions by past win- ners In the district 4-11 Club competition, skits on planning demonslralions and classes fcr both adult nnd youth groups. The classes will be conduct- ed by Velma Davis, Jimmy West, Bob Wycoff nnd Tom Cur- lee, nil of Vlctorln, mid Ciirolyn Conner nnd Giles Dodson, both of Buy Clly. All BIT employees o( Uie power company. The Port Lavaca Community A similar will be held nexl monlh in Bay City for 4-H Club members in Colorado, Jackson, Wharlon and Mata- gorda counties. Dennis Pozzi, member of the Gundaliipc Club, will serve ns master of ceremonies. Those lo atlcnd from Victoria Coimly include Bobby Buck- lioU, James Lala and Charles Pozzi, clcclricily project lead- er from Hie Guadalupe Club; Judy Smajstrla, Elgene Lala, Cheryl Spicgelhauer, Allen Sm- njslrln, Jim Bob McCotnbs, and James Pozzi, rcRislnilloii com- mlllco, Hurbnrn Lau, Pat- rlcln Lmi nml Um) Lohl, greet- ing committee. cloudy with Saturday East to southeasterly winds 10 to 20 m.p.h, Expected Saturday temperatures: High 86, low 69. South Central Texas: Mostly cloudy Saturday and Sunday with occasional showers Satur- day. High Saturday 80-90. Temperatures Friday: High 85, low 67. Tides (Port Lavaca Port O'Connor Low al p.m. and high at p.m. Sat- urday with another low al p.m. Sunday. Baromelric pressure at sea level: Sunset Saturday. Sunrise Sunday. This tnturinatlon toastd ou t! Ironi Ihe U.S. Wcalher Bureau Vlrtnrln Olllce. Today's Chuckle One of woman's tough- est shopping jobs Is (o find a wedding jirosenl lhal looks like it as much as It did. CHILDREN HOME Police Hunt Kidnapers POITIERS, France (AP) Prance mobilized police had Friday to hunt for Ihe kidnapers of three small children who lave been happily reunited with .heir families and are being mlly queried for clues. Interior Minister Roger B'rey, ordering roadblocks thrown up, called Kidnaping a "leprosy" hat must be stamped out in France. Investigators were especially on the lookout for a known pros- titute ol Poitiers whom Uiey vould like lo question. There was no official word on vhelher any or all of the lemanded as ransom had been paid. It was certain that no levy had been made on merchants in Poitiers as ransom notes had requested. It was also certain that Uie parents of the children, of modest means, had made no payment. Patrick Guillou, 5, his sister Christine, 6, and Joel Biet, 5, were found standing along a deserted road just after dawn by a maid on her way to work, This was at the village of Car- bon-Blanc, 15 miles from Bor- deaux and 120 miles south oE their home village in southwest- ern France. "What are you doing (Sec HUNT, Page 11) Negotiation Fails The strike came after negotia- tors failed in around-the-clock discussions lo reach an agree ment on a new contract cover- ing more than GM work- ers. In announcing the strike, Reuther said he was doing so wilh a "great sense of sadness and disappointment." The walkout was not called over economic issues, for both sides had reached virtual agree- ment on a package already accepted by the union from GM's major competitors Ford and Chrysler. Pension Benefits These included higher pension benefits, improved medical and hospitalizalion plans, increased Thousands Flee Rio Grande Again By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS international bridge Uiere was wages, longer vacations additional holidays. Thc average pay for workers is an hour, Rampaging floodwaters of Uie Rio Grande, swollen by deluge- like rains along the middle u Texas-Mexico border, forced Mexico" thousands on each side of Uie international river lo flee their homes Friday night. closed to traffic as water crept near the span's roadbed. Upstream at Piedras Negras, Daniel Hernan- enlire city to dez asked his evacuate to higher ground. He said there were "definite possi- About 400 families were lhe river rjse moved m Laredo from low above slage again. areas of the old city and the Hornandei, said Piedl.as N6. gras residents were being taken to La Villita on lhe Sallillo high- way. Buses and Irucks carried those who had no transportation of their own. The evacuations followed the company benefits bring conlends extra, this up lo an hour. Union spokesmen con- lend the Chrysler-Ford package will be worth another 54 cents over the next three years. lieuthcr said GM "is unwill- ing lo meet legitimate stand- ards of human decency in terms of working conditions, produc- tion standards, fair disciplinary and that have already been sclect- GMjed are urged to attend an or- ganizational meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday in Continenta Inn ball- room, according to Ken Nathan, campaign chairman. UF Volunteers To Meet Today All campaign workers for Uie Victoria County United Fundlmorc, heavyrmn m South and and Southwest Texas Friday. Offi- cial rainfall measurements, as reported to the U.S. Weather Bureau, included: Abilene .02, Alpine .02, Brownsville 1.62, Corpus Christ! He said this will be one of Childress .12, Laredo most important meetings of campaign leaders and volun- teers during the year and much of the success of the drive will depend on its organization. The United Fund campaign officially opens Oct. 5. Roland Timberlake procedures, fair representation and many other things which (See STRIKE. Page 11) 'has 18 participating Lubbock 26, Midland .06, San Angelo .05, and Wink .05. Temperatures ranged from 86 at Austin to 67 at Lubbock. TOUR COMPLETED County May Engage Architect Next Week Many roads were closed in the Del Rio and S-an Angeto highway districts. Some were closed in the San Antonio, Aus- which Brownwood and Odessa dis- agencies. in Ul? [ocal nooding was occurring around Corpus Occasional light rain fell in the southern portion of Northwest Texas. An area of scattered light showers, along and 20 miles west of a line from Wichita Falls to -J5 miles south- west of the North Texas city. The Victoria County Commis- sioners Court was back home Friday after a three-day inspec- tion of South Texas courlhouse facilities which left them more than ever impressed with lhe extreme need for a new coun- ty office and courts building. County Judge Wayne L. Hart- man said he expects a special meeting of the court early nexl week to make a final selection of an architect to begin plan ning the new structure, dcsignat ed lo occupy the front part of the city's half of the courthouse the county at u cost of "We saw lots of modern ar- chitecture, lots of marble and polished granite, lots of plush furnishings, lols of convenience and efficiency in public facili- said Judge Hartman. "It marie us realize how far behind Victoria County is in its court- loiise accommodations and how far behind we have lagged in providing these facilities." encouraging (actor In the survey, Ihe judge pointed out, was In comparing costs of build- ngs and furnishings with the 'unds Victoria County will have dt its disposal through a bond ssiie vi'iltioul any Increase In Iho current lax rate. Fiscal experts Imvt advised commission- INDEX ers that they can issue up to in bonds without rais-' ing the tax rate. For that amount, Judge (See COUNTY, Page II) 3 Dtatbs ........II 3 Krfllorlal 4 3 Cotcn 7 s ..7 Markets ....___II IHMJ Sporu ....I-lt-ll Tilttlllon 2 SUNDAY PREVIEW Historic Beer Joint It can't he called a saloon any more, but ih.it's what It was when lhe father of the present operator of York- town's Horn Palace founded lhe place In 1SD5. Saloons even use of lhe term went out with Prohibition, and Ihe repeal law of 1333. Ben Prausc of The Advocate Cucro Bureau (ells about (t In (he Sunday Kim Magazine. Teens Make News Sunday's Tccn-Agc ['age will have columns, photos and news stories about itdivillrs at Victoria High School, St. Joseph anil iVaznrelh Academy. One of the stories will tell of a project by the Nazareth Academy Student Council lo buy JWO worlh of new furniture for Ihe school lounge. Something For Everyone There's something for everyone In Sunday's Fun Magazine Including comments on marriage by Count Marco, n preview of new Scottish songs, hook reviews Including one on Chnrles Chaplin's autobioKrnphy, 11 peek at Ihe movies, a parcel of chuckles, article on Spike Jones, plus all (he regular features,
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