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Advocate (Newspaper) - October 12, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 119th 158 TELEPHONE HI S-Utl Violence Claims 26 In Texas 19 Arc Killed By Collisions Hy THE ASSOCIATED FRF.SS At least 10 persons died in traffic accidents as the weekend violence in Texas claimed 26 lives. Three small children perished in a fire that swept their home. A youth drowned. Shootings ac- counted for the other deaths. The Associated press tabula- tion started at 6 p.m. Friday! and ended at midnight Sunday. Jerry Ivy, 30, of Jasper, and Gerald Johnson, 24, of Corp-i us were fatally injured Saturday when two cars collided hcadon 35 miles east of Laredo. Three other persons were in- jured. John J. Boggan, was killed Saturday when lhc sports car his older brother drove over- turned on a curve in Dallas. Hunting Mishap Carroll Clyde Vincent, 20 and a father of two, was accidentally shot to death Saturday in Fort) Worth during a hunting trip by his brother-in-law. i A University of Houston stu-i dent, James Handle Henderson, 20. died Saturday in a traffic col- lision four miles cast of Scaly, near Houston. Morris Lewis Clark, 19, was shot fatally in (he back lale Sat- urday in Austin. Police said a man surrendered. Edward Joseph Smith, 27, was killed Saturday when his molor- back VICTORIA, TEXAS, MONDAY, OCTOBER 12, 1964" Established 12 Onts Estes Report Declares No Bribery, Influence House Unit FACES SURK DEFEAT Absolves All Officials Cites Esles' Wallace Offers Proposal On Schools to Governors By HOY GimiKS [unanimous approval. Up Gov. Henry Bellmon of Advocate Staff Writer jnow, he said, only two gover-1 Oklahoma, the sole Republican SAN Gov. George1 nors have agreed to submit the. member. (AP) _ A Cl Alabama's to their legislatures-] Brealhilt said he was certain congressional! 'nnlamwc.ghl, jumped inlo a'Gov. Paul B. Johnson of spoke for all governors in Billie Sol Estes !ll and Gov. John J. Appalachia _ region and KIDNAPED SON Mrs. George Smolen, 69, of Brooklyn, N. Y., holds the picture of her son, Lt. Col. Michael Smolen, who has been kidnaped by terrorists in Cara- cas, Venezuela. The terrorists threat- ened Sunday tn try Smolen before a secret tribunal unless a condemenecl Communist terrorist is released in South Viet Nam. Renewed activity of. the terrorists is regarded as a re- prisal for a crackdown by the Vene- zuela military against the guerrillas. (AP Photo) lions lo vote Hepub can in 7 r November because of civil Huge Throngs Cheer in California WASHINGTON (AP) 1 o n g-awaited report on the Billie Sol Este.s case said Sunday there is no evidence thai Estes got deliber- ate preferential treatment be- jcausc of bribery, polilical in- fluence or pressure. Sen. Barry Goldwater of Ari- zona, Republican candidate for president, has cited the Estes case repeatedly as reflecting on the morality of President John- son's administration. The report of a ffousc inter- governmental relations subcom- mitlee set forth no conclusions or findings lhat were not thor- loughly aired in 1962 when the m a of electors. 'immediately 'subcommittee held weeks ofi Wallace readily Gov. T. Brealhilt u. hccnjfail lo exert my full koulhorn Gover-: Keithen of Louisiana. 'miEht be cxnressinz sentiments nor's Conference to propose a These two stales, along wilh ai, of South convention initated are regarded as Ihoi tional amendment to bar most likely to move away! course oral interference wilh public (from their Democratic Iradi-f developmen would s c h o o 1 s including forced lions lo vote Renublicnn in be tragic. We know whal racial integration. Gov. Wallace called a press conference lo discuss this pro- posal, emphasizing al Ihe same i _ _ V i rights resentment. Gov. McKeithen said a littla later he still feels Louisiana OL lllu OCII1IU KllUl IIC isLlll lUCIS LfOUlaluna time he has endorsed will go for Goldwater in spile party's presidential last Friday's visit by Presi although admitting that Ala-idenl and Mrs. Johnson. public hearings after Estes had been arrested in Pocos, Tex., financial pyramid col- SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. her son and another woman. [sign of things to come in No- Fire Hums Home nation in general and our re- gion in particular. We have every reason to shun his op- ponent. "While the Tennessee Valley Authority is of prime impor- bamans can vole for Johnson! But Gov. Wallace's press lo Kentucky, its signifi- and Humphrey only by writing! fcrencc was followed oimost'cancc Tennessee, Alabama another North Mississippi is of Of; even greater magnitude. If I lhat (lie resolution he is pre-i Kentucky by T. might toward senting to Ihe governors on j speaking for all but four of the! lowarn me eiccuon 01 mr. his proposed conditional amend-1 governors of 17 soulhern andijonnson. simply bn menl has virtually no chance border states in the conference, stabbing Kentucky in (he. back. ,f Besides Wallace, Johnson lhn nrnhahlo at The repqrl said fre-icncc quently told exaggerated stories Three small children died Fri- day night in Beaumont when vember. The President spoke briefly at a San Francisco Columbus Day lauii .Itilll Mlt-y HUUCll Up iuiv, aiui ii.-b happy people than 'he extent of his call ever scting in a 8ifls- No. significant information a Democratic lumbus Day parade had ended.tvictory in November. Even so, thousands of people! Al (he end of his speech at still wailed along Ihe streets in Washington Square, Johnson the chilly late afternoon remarks that echoed not previously made public was found." James Naughton, subcommit- tee counsel j i .u j wuuii muiuucu remarKS tnat ecnoed nLofv lllc framelrally, then headed for an off-the-the fog began blotting out thelprevious promises to liberalise home of t Negro family. Dead ,1-ecard meeting with Philippines sun. in Ihe western skv. lie immigration laws so hp were Uobcrl Cross, 3; lrvin! President Diosdado Macapagall The Cross. -I, and Linda Cross, 3. ;al the Fairmont Hotel in down-lPolicc Xonnie Robertson, 41, and t''i'iincisco. estimated lhat square was packed.isaid, "we can unite the families Chief Thomas Cahilljand make it possible for some of persons our kinfolk lo come ovcr here, ias some of our forefathers came IIICIL JJLli nice Eiehelbergcr, 32, both off J.olln-sol> spent so much limcfiverc in the immediate area. Sandia were killed late Saturday araiml Long Beachi Referring lo the crowds inioverhere" night when the car in which California that California earlier in Uici were riding struck a bridge rail; on a farm road near Orange 1 i _ Two other persons were; Kn M f'P A A hcadon two-car crash in Uvalde Saturday night killed William E, Burke, 22, and in jured John Carter, 2-1, bolh sold He gol a big cheer for lhal. Goldwater supporters were not as evident in the San Fran- cisco crowd as they had been in Iii Crowd About LBJ iers at Ft. Sam PHOEN'IX, Ariz. (AP) Fetzcr was booked for carry-Hi Antonio. lyoung men, one carrying a eon- ing a concealed weapon Walzek it .Henry Coleman Fountain, 64, SI camel w nix, with a bulge protruding! from his right Irouser and found a .22 blue steel vor. i' Henry Coleman Fountain, 64, of Novice died shortly after he was found Saturday bn a high- way north of Coleman. An in- vesligation officer said that Fountain apparently fell from his bicycle and was then struck by a passing auto. Hcadon Crash Ellis Essie Graham Jr., 21, of Groves was killed Sunday in Ihe hcadon collision of Iwo cars on U. S. Highway (in north of Port Arthur. Two other persons were injured. was fatally injured 'Saturday night when her car (ailed to ne- gotiate a curve and overturned on a grave) road about 15 miles north of El Campo. Julian Guajnrdo Jr. of San Juan killed Friday night as he and Ihree companions drove to see a high school football I arms and said I n ..u.v.n i tin; JUVUII LIUUlleM 11V 1: iilllG 1 VVC1II L Sunday as President Johnson to the airport armed (o protecl'rival arrived at Phoenix Sky Hanoi- the President. 1 Wilkins, a minor Phoenix police detective An-'for investigation drew Walzek said he Ihen tum' Clarence R. Fetzcr, 18, of authorities the south. There he had run into the biggest cluster of Goldwater isigns and boosters since he had begun campaigning. The Goldwater clan was al the Long Beach airport, where it broke into chants of, "We jwant Barry" on Johnson's ar- Johnson ignored it. Johnson )r, was booked .rooters competed with chants of "We want Johnson." irned over to! Johnson said it wasn't a day i lor politics, lie said it several times- But he must have had Officers said Fetzer was lak-i the crowd 10) when he gol Phoenix, was arrested when two! vehicles until after I left t lAccident Kills who spent more than Iwo years directing preparation of the -130-page report, said to his knowledge it docs not mention the then Vice President Johnson by name. But lie said blanket language -absolving all elected or appoint- ed government officials from any bribe-taking, corruption, or jwrongdoing in the Estes case covers Ihe vice presidency as General Knowledge The report said "Billie Sol Estes customarily sent unsoli- cited gifts of nominal value such as Pecos canlaloupcs, fruit, pecans, and candy to business acquaintances and prominent political figures. This information became a matter of general public knowl- edge after Estes' arrest in 1DB2." Naughton recalled lhat it had been brought out lhat Esles had ami lormer i scnl a case of cantaloupes who brought Johnson and claimed lo have rcoepning of the Senate ir met the vice president al a re- ceplion in Washington. Naughton said (here is no the a 11 ilong a retaining fence Patrolman Norman said he also was struck by (he, poster, lie said it was a Gold-! water-Miller sign. The President, unperturbed, fender off Hie sign with his 'I wasn't McKcilhen, tho fourth would] (See WALLACE, Page 10) Baker Hearing Sought by GOP WASHINGTON (AP) Re-] ance bond for the publican members of the Senate Dislricl of Columbia Sladium Hulcs Committee asked Sunday contract, lhal Bobby Baker and Ihre'e' William N. McLeod Jr., form- other key witnesses in clerk of Ihe House District of payoff charges be called tori Columbia Committee, who Key- public testimony within Ihe next nolds said had knowledge of the of ncatc SrrM'cp Fred Muniz Jr., 1 20, of Cuero was killed in a1, i car wreck on U.S. Highway evidence lhat Johnson ever knew Eslcs. Appealing Com irlinn fie sent gifts of nominal value lo an awful lot of Naughton told a reporter. A Senate investigations sub- 10 days. The Ihrec GOP senators made public a letter to Rules Commit- tee Chairman B. Everett Jor- dan, D-N.C', assuring him they would he present "to hear and examine these important wit- nesses and furnish you with Ihe necessary quorum." fii addition to Baker, former secretary lo Ihe Senate Demo- cratic majority, sworn leslimo- uy was asked of: Don B, Reynolds, local insur- agent and former Baker about wilh a stalemcnt lhal a payoff or kickback was .'hannclcfl through Baker into e report released last INDEX Saturday night. 1 an employe on Ihe _ Herman Wisian dairy farm the Agriculture io, o na Department's the Kennedy-Johnson I'JfiO cam paign fund. Maitliew If. McCloskoy, Phil- adelphia contractor cratic fund raiser pointed U.S. ambassador sladium transactions and the asserted overpayment. Jordan's office reported he is in North Carolina but will re- turn Monday. Tho joint letter was signed by Sens. Carl T. Curtis of Nebras- ka, Hugh Scott of Pennsylvania and John Sherman Cooper of Kentucky, and marked another slep in GOP efforts to force hearings before Uie Nov. 3 elec- tion. Something o Really Blue MESSINA. Sicily (AP) Alcto Gino Carlo Donaei, JT, was arrested by police at the nltar of Snn Clemcnte church just as tie was about tw say "I do" to Maria Pclusa. 21, a scliiinl- tcnrtier. Saturday. Police charged him with bigamy, saying he already had II wives sealtcrctl alwut Italy, YugoslsviH ami Albania. Police were pill onto the investigation by Miss Pe- lusn's relatives, f.vho won- dered wliy Donati establish- ed identity hy showing a ilrivcr's license, hut didn't know how to drive, a car. When police marched him away from the church, Miss Pelusa fainted. So did her mother. De Gaulle Due Setback But Big Brazil Welcome IUO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (AP) President Charles dc dream of some sort III) Wdh ...n-IJ Ireland by the late pt] 10 iind John F. Kennedy, and who Rcy- ia I Informants said De Gaulle will have difficulty in any effort lo weaken bonds linking Brazil and the United States. Tradi- little support in I tional good relations between force Imking Alc! CD 'S handling of Ihe Estes case but said it found no evidence of HI 11 tin i, t bilIU I WiiSn L Jilt 'ri -i] A -F...V.I team and (heir car collided with They just push. They always I sJnV" a Missouri Pacific freighl fV I 'I t i patient in Burns Lhurch C? 'ducted at Our Liu f -f -r -m Catholic Chui Is urged by Bishop Pike ST. LOUIS Mo. Cali-ipolicy for the 3.5-million- business ami A.....__ critics who have accused him of! To the assemblage heresy Sunday urged a reap- Church's presiding bishop, praisal of 'outdated, A. hcnsible and nonessenlial' church teachings, such as tlu doctrine of the Trinity. said that rigidity" on secondary Iheologi-j "Wc cannot keep our Chris- u ionna no evidence 01 ,-near Liiero. was en route home favoritism or corruption 3 from Nixon when lhc collision] Eslcs currently is appealing j occurred. On ley Ifowell the Supreme Court his con- wns the driver of Ihe of fraud ond vehicle. He remained patient in Burns Hospital night. j will be con-i .ady of Guada- iupe Catholic Church in Cuero :al 9 a.m. Tuesday. The Rev. 1 Donald Murray will officiate. will be in Hillside Cem- letery under (he direction of Funeral Home of and made an overpay- on a perform- Today's Chuckle as it did elsewhere on hisjnrazil and the United Stales are The French president will gel thc military ousted leftist-lean- Joao Goulart from the prcsi- Uy (lie cud of the evening sonic women arc so lirfd Ilioy luivo troiililc keeping (licir nuindis open. big welcome when he steps ashore Tuesday from the French cruiser Colbert, brlng- (he last slop on tour. dency April 1. In the first three months after r TT _.....o HI uiu ur.sL iiircc uio us anc ing him from Uruguay lo Brazil, (he last sloo on his in-nalinn lhc revolution, _Brazil received Hike in College Tuition Studied by State Board the declared. ,In repared address, he said s-as AUSTIN (AP) The Texas islalure lo increase tuilion by; Tn a comprehensive, 28-page Survivors are his mother on per semester to bring in an1 report on the tuition 'problem, Mrs. Jackie Cisncros of Cuero-''cT m, t SC-SS'0n millinn. Kowler points oul lhal Union has two brothers, Ted of Vic'-i stilff rccom- ;i (.'hangc would bring been changed only once since loria and Alfred Muniz to double tuition, in- resident tuition (o per so-. 1933, when the original tuition in Alliance for Pro- Igress aid from the United Slates. The 73-year-old French presi- dent has thrown out vague words about a "third force" or "third position" in the world (since he began his tour of the Sept. 2 at Caracas, j Venezuela. Since Ihen lie has [visited Colombia, Peru, linlivin. crease by million ry eoog- canno eep our Cris- cal propositions was obscuring jtian conventions in one pocket the "heart of the mi-osage" and; and our thoughts and actions keeping many people from ac- cepting Christianity in a day when it was losing ground. Christ's original apostles were "innocenl of Ihe 'niceties of] Ihe fifth century doctrine of the he said. "Who would say they were not Christians" The bishop, whose unconven- tional interpretation of the faith has made him a freqiicnl target iv of attacks, spoke at a wor.-hip service at Christ Church Cathe- dral, before the opening Sunday 58 Per Cent For I Bishop Lichlenberger various Episcopal agencies: and semester, f of S25 tablishcd. 'II s.' various Episcopal agencies: o i> lately have encouraged active j OillTy IxCSlS U I) ".....U For Final Weeks involvement of Church mem- bers in efforts for racial inte- gration and justice. Declaring that (here PHOENIX, Ariz. (AP) _ WEATHER In private conversation wilh c government council of L'ru- .iay, De Gaulle proposed (or- ation of a third force that equal the world's political the "n'1. m- Rr n fnlrl Ho The 15-man commission will------------- -----------'crease ner-sludcnt state loulorr-v vole on the mailers al an open- cloudy and a littlcifrom to ThhwrniM cA T? bcl-wecn F'uropean anrt meeting Monday. :warmcr Monday, turning the sale lax share lo Amcrlcan natloris W0llld The commission budgel staff, er Monday night South toper cent of Uie total colt headed by nay Fowler, hasisoutheaslerly winds 5 to 15 highest on record. uy nay rowjc'r, ty wns o highest on record worked up a million two- m.p.h. Monday, shifting norther-! Whilo Fowler points out tui- year budgel for the 22 stale sen- y Monday night 10 to 20 accounts for 10 per cent or f Monda 83 low Moia Milfl f'ol'l night of the Episcopal Church's triennial general convention. His sermon stirred an under- current of reaction as the ap- proximately church rep resentatives and guests con for colleges based on hearings ".'8" Monday 83, ns or per cen or of an heading inlo the final three The colleges requested iay: ingn Southern, a predominately Ne-iwhich the U. S. Weather Bureau igro school. The commission staff {said would spread into the lied 0-points {ncrc arc two Valley area during lhc 0 OO nnrt i i l_ i mi_ _.....i i Thai's a shifl of Iwo points in assailing the Episcopal Church land n... [njjnLs oui inure are iwo tutu uui in% uju law school in Houston, and lhal light. The weather bureau said Sen, Goldwatcr's favor since a Harris survey in mid-Septem- ber. r" "-where ne accused nis uci heing Vi ,u _----- i opponent 01 ncmg a The new survey indicated thai things secular, rather than "power-hungry, prideful man." -----only lhc so-called white back-things of the spirit." Goldwatcr scored fhp nnnosi- vened in lhc city's huge Kiel lash ami the issue nf corruplionj The National Council, an for wiilfna nlaK Auditorium for the nnonino in nnvornmnnl Ilni-Hnnnminntinnal nt l ,0r.. Auditorium ceremonies. for the opening The two-week convention sets in government have been cffec live campaign factors for Gold- water, the magazine said. Protestant and Orthodox Irjod" (See CHANGE, Pago 10) Igion. no mention of reli can lor spcnamg rnuuon imua n-wi u from the Ux-supporlcd general Connor at p.m. revenue fund. After commission.h'Bh p.m. adoption, the budgets will be) Barometric pressure at sea studied hy Ihe 1965 30.08. To help finance Ihe Sunset Monday sunrise lion increase in general spending, the staff recommendsl, Thls mionnanon on that the commission ask the Weam" Eurnau others In Texas are in-'lhcrc was a possibilily of tegrated. scattered shou't-rs along the New courses arc being sought coiist by the University of Texas, Tex- Kxccpt for some cloudiness in as Western College, Texas I'anliandle and in Ihe Lower Prairie View and TcxasjRio Grande Valley, skies were Tech, 'clear over Texas Sunday, ;