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   Advocate (Newspaper) - October 13, 1964, Victoria, Texas                                119th 159 THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE TELEPHONE HI 5-1451 Enlargement Urged For Present Stadium VICTORIA, TEXAS. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, Established A petition bearing 132 signa tnres urging the expansion of Onlt: ni, j; .t "We felt thai, our petition wa0 just an expression of the peo- n .1. vl jnui tin caatun Ul LHU PCO- Path Welder Stadium rather Ferguson said, "and we IMAn Itin Pnnct I'llnKcirt nt n n i. _ I _ lhan the construction of a n e w stadium was submitted at Mon- day's meeting of the Victoria In- dependent School District's Board of Trustees. The petition, written and cir- culated by Elbert Post, owner of E. Post Food Market, said the present stadium could bei didn't plan to take any forma! action with it. We're not even pushing it any more." Post said that most of the peo- ple he approached with his peti- tion agreed to sign it. '1 don't think anybody turned it he said. The petition said the present "n. eouiu nei smu me presen expanded for-about one-third llatl an "excellent plav cost of a new facility, and that "many lax dollars could be saved to use for more imperi- live needs. board accepled Hie peti- tion and promised lo study it, but took no formal action. Another petition, reportedly been circulated by (lie Booster Club of Victori-a High School, al- (hough il has not been present- ed (o the board of trustees. C. M. Ferguson, a trustee and also an active member of the Booster Club, said he is no long- er keeping count of the names on the petition, but that lie thought there were over He said he did not intend to submit the petition to the board. ing field, lights, showers and press boxes." Ragan told Post that "you can be sure we will study both sides very carefully before we come to a decision." The board has gone no further in its study of the project, al- though it has agreed to pro payment of on the pres- ent stadium, which means Ihe old facility is finally out of debt. The final payment svill come due on Nov. 15, closing out pay- ments of the revenue bond passed in 1956. Trustees also approved t h e purchase of 500 temporary bleacher seals, at a cost of slightly over each. The seats lad been rented for the first two by next season, through cilher a new stadium or Hie expansion of the present one. The project is siill in the hands of the four-member Build- ing Committee. One of the mem- bers of the committee, Conde Anderson, is in Europe on a va- cation, and Ragan said no action is expected before Anderson re- turns. The board did approve a final Education Seen Issue By Johnson Barry Ends 2-Day Rest WASHINGTON (AP) Presi- dent Johnson, trying to lasso voles and a friendly Congress, campaigned in the Far West again Monday, pounding away on the theme ot responsibility in New Flight Boosts Reds Ahead Again government and education. M- n About GOO other temporary llis home jn phoenix borrowed from the C ''hristi Independent School District for the two home games. Patt! Welder Stadium seals forgotten American" is contrib- uting to his campaign while Democrals are turning lo "fat cals" for (heir dollars. Goldwaler got some advice on ibout although some bow to run bis campaign from a temporary seals have been add-'Soulhcrn Democrat Gov Paul ed for the first two games. Johnson Jr. of Mississippi Business Manager Roy Grecn-ssaitl the Arizona senator liad v op d said the first gamejbeen or modtfy- igainst Highlands of San An-ing, his previous strong stand in omo, drew 7.012 paid admis-ifaiw of states rights, and (hat sions, with the school district's it's costing him votes in the share after all expenses coming o The Spring Branch game, vliich drew a record paid south. Busy Day It was a busy day for tho i. ymuiDemocratic vice-presidential admissions, put a net of Minnesota Sen. Hubert nto the till. 20 Cents HIGHLAND ESTATES Board Asks Public Help In Name for New School By PAT WITTE Advocate Staff Writer name Trustees voted Monday at their regular monthly meeting to appeal to the a policy of III. Humphrey, who dubbed him- {self Umberto Humphrini in jhonor of Columbus Day as he learned bis campaign lo New i Jersey, New York and Yankee (Stadium, His Republican counterpart, Rep. William E. Miller of New York, spent the day in Washing- ton recuperating from a severe cold and planning for a fresh assault on the campaign trail I Tuesday. Johnson, campaigning for Democratic House and Senate candidates as well as for him- self, told a Reno, Nev., au- dience: "We here in the West aren't about to turn in our ster- ling silver heritage for a plsslic Pioneer Victorian Stoner Dies M. D. Stoner Jr., a member of a pioneer Victoria family, died Monday at a.m. al his home al J503 N. Bridge SI. He board to name schools after Victorians, and particularly jtonans who have contributed much to education or youth work. Those wishing to submit a ,name are asked to mail not jtelephone the entry to Sclioo] jSupt, C. 0. Chandler at the school business office, 1611 E 'lorlh St. The board also, by secret WHERE'S THAT GUITAR? Dale Schuster, 13, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Schuster ot Uonianclie, Tex., makes the acquaintance of one of the Angora goats in the Future Farmer that four of five was U4. Mr. Stoner was a deacon in the First Presbyterian Church, (lie city limits. and vole, agreed to use power fur- nished by for (lie new school, although it will he lo- cated about three miles outside New Radio Equipment Authorized Victoria County Commission- ers granted County Judge lliv' agumbi Wayne Hatiman authority on "le hand, but on lay to complete negotiations on otnc'.' denying our children- lifetime member off Rggs Sheppard, general man- No. S98 Masonic Lodge ager of South Texas Electric of ijjg Spring. He was a Marine Cooperative, Inc., and repre- m world War I, and a (he Victoria Countv of the American Legion. lElectric Cooperative, appeared A third generation the board before the vote ho son of M. D. Sloncr.and asked trustees to consider Lee Donaldsonfusing power furnished by (he i....i.u '-'Mild H.I.1UII Moncr, both deceased. He born Jan. 29, moo j Shepperd said be felt that a .Services will be held agreement wilh the VISD at p.m. at the First Presby-iin that area was "a penetration (crian Church, with the Rev. of our since the co- ri i Oewlon officiating, op already served apnroximale-. liunal will be m 100 homes in the vicinity Cemetery with McCabe-Carrulh; He also said the co-op could credit card that reads: ''Shoot now, pay Education Issue And in a speech for Monday ..ight iii Denver, Johnson called education a bedrock issue. He quoted "our opponent" Gold- water as having said once that "the child has no right to education." Asserting juvenile delinquents in the 16-18 age bracket are school drop- outs, Johnson declared: "Let those absorb this fact who roam the, country preaching againsl the purchase of new radio equip- ment for the sheriff's office. The commissioners looked over figures presented by Rob- ert Beals, who has been doing he county's radio work, on base station equipment and remote control unit Sheriff Monlie Marshall (olrl ho commissioners (hat the new equipment is needed by his of- 'ice to replace a system in- stalled M years ago. Hardnan said Beals is work- ng on figures on a tower. The commissioners asked him to irovide figures on re-gaivaniz- ng a tower the county have a right lo "I he said, "lo put education at the lop of Ameri- ca's ngenda." Small Gifts Goldwater, refreshed after two days of rest during his pre- election visit lo Phoenix, re- sumes campaigning Tuesday. Ho issued a stalcment saying that an estimated tola! of l'A million people, through small financial gifis, have supported the Republican campaign. In contrast wilh (he large number of to donations, he said, the Democrats have placed "heavy reliance" on big busi- Connally Eyed for Post As Conference Chairman ROY GIUMES Advocate Staff Writer SAN ANTONIO There were persistent but unconfirmed re- ports Tuesday that Texas Gov. John B. Connally would be named new chairman of the Southern Governor's Conference in indirect but apparent recog- nition of his long and close as- sociation with President Lyn- don B. Johnson. This could be taken ns a fur- ther affirmation of whole-heart- ed support for the Democratic Ticket in November and all but two or (lirec of the ifi Demo- ference appeared more and Johnson-Humphrey ticket, exhib- more eager to get aboard (lie Johnson Humphrey bandwag- on for the record and for the guidance of their constituents back home. Kven the most stubborn of President Johnson's Deep South opponents on (ho emotional is- sue of civil rights began show- ing signs of what appeared to i ,i, onn 11 y endorsed t be doubt and uncertainty 0( H0nUblicnn (heir headlong course in the di- y rection of the Republican party. Gov. Paul B. Johnson of Mis sissippi, who with Gov. George C. Wallace of Alabama, had cralic governors in this c o n- been most outspoken against the Chambers From 8 Cities To Consider Area Group By REN I'KAUSK Advocate Staff Writer CUEHO Chamber of com- merce representatives from city, Shiner, Goliad, Yoakum, Victoria, Yorktown and Kencdy. J. D. Bramlellcr Jr., Cuero Trio Fired Aloft in Single Ship Pilol, Scientist Doctor Aboard MOSCOW (AP) Three So- viet spacemen hurtled around .he globe on a flight that ap- icars lo have leapfrogged the Russians into the lead again in he space race. They were de- scribed as wearing light woolen clothing rather than space suits. At 5 a.m.Tnesday' a Radio Moscow newscast reported the space ship Voskhod (Sunrise) was continuing its successful orbiting into a second day. The cosmonauts a pilot, a doctor and a scientist radioed .0 earth that all was going well, the xSoviet news agency Tass said Monday night. Long Flight They cut off radio contact with Soviet ground stations during the night after their eighth orbit, which carried them outside Soviet territory. The space ship was expected jack over Soviet territory Tues- day morning, and radio contact was expected to be resumed. Dressed in light woolen gray suits and blue jackets, Soviet cosmonauts No. 7, 8 and 9 ate, look turns sleeping, and went through the various scientific tests prescribed for lliem, Tass said. May Land Tuesday Although official announce- ments spoke of "a long reliable informants said Mon- day that the world's first imil- tipnssenger space ship probably would land Tuesday. There was no indication of how or where (he landing would be. In Washington, James E. Webb, administrator of Ihe in the Deep" South" was Aeronautics and Space ;nd in Knmn rlninil hv Administration said Children's Barnyard at the State Pair in Dallas. A great favorite with youngsters, the barnyard show fea- tures common domestic animals with their young. (AP ited a curious temdency to back (rack and re-appraise the situa- tion in his home state at a press conference Tuesday. Gov. Wallace had already emphasized in an early press conference that while his oppo sition to the Johnson-Humphrey ticket is well-known he had not formally endorsed the camli- nominee Barry Goldwater and didn't know that he ever would. This re-assessment of sent! menl discussed in some detail by Gov. Carl E. Sanders of Georgia, re- garded as one of the spokes- men of the New South as op of the Old South. "Many people in my state they would vote for Barry Goldtvater right after the San Francisco San- ders said, "but not tod. linve been disappointed Ilicy have heard from Ihe Re publican nominee as the cam The family has requested that be made 0, cusis wnen to the building fund of the do so by (he trustees Presbyterian Church in place of! The school will be VfSD's id [ness for support. "In brief." he said, "it is the the usual remembrances. Palbearers will be first completely air-conditioned Billy school. Shepperd said his pra- Smith Volney Warburlon, DrJliminary figures showed that by Davit Bates, Jim McCord, Hugh! using power furnished by the Albert Turner Jr. ami Hal the school district could 'save approximately Sioo in.-n.-i! lejiiL'semauvcs irom j. u. uramlellcr Jr Cuero i............ eight area towns agreed Mon-1 chamber president who served P _ day night lo take back to their as chairman of the meeting, Gccr- respective boards of directors asked the area delegates lo findi8'11 Hie c h I e f issue a proposal to form an inler-citv out if their hoards f Lvnr is not the a proposal to form an inter-city group that would work for gen- eral development of the area. Represented at Monday's the Soviet accomplishment was "a clear indication (hat the Russians are continuing a large men 01 tnc New South as op- a large posed lo Wallace and Johnson sPace Program for the achieve- ll.n Hlpnt. nf nnllnn.nl nmvnr mcnt of national power and preslige." U.S. officials noted that the American space program does not call for a similar feat until although two-man Gemini go "Jli vvilUUll, not today. They two-man Gen in what spaceships are scheduler) to upproximaieiy aiUu a Honorary pallbearers will bei month during the winter months PIONEER, Page 7) {and about S300 a month dur- ;ing the warm months. Trustees at first agreed to compare the cosls, but after Shepperd had left thei rr, meeting, said they felt rj action should he taken righll if away, since the architects on' top of the people's the jail building. The old lower, [opposition party looks to the 150-foot unit, was taken down'support of the so-called 'fat when Ihe tax office was ex- panded. _ At a recent session of the com- inglon." missioncrs court, Deals said thcj Goldwaler launclics his next! present location is not satisfac- campaign tour in Topeka Kan i (Sec COUNTY, Page 7) I (See LRJ, Page 7) 1 1964 isl session were Cuero, the host! cats' to secure their political and economic power in Wash- Today's Quickie A sponsor's idea of (he ideal TV program: an epi- sode that gives the viewer r. headache, followed by a commercial Hint sells a headache remedy. Parade, Stock Judging Open Jackson Fair out if their boards favor an area organization. If so, what size area would they be inter- ested in having included. Bramlcllc asked Ibat an or- ?.avc "stemng o what anizational meelino Golc water has to civil rights controversy but the domestic economy. "The people in my stale who nto orbit early next year. Powerful Rocket The official Soviet announce- mcnt said Voskhod had been issue boosted into space by a power- ful new rocket from a space center in Kazakhstan, near the Aral Sea. The size of the cabin was not ganizational meeting be Golc water has to sometime Inle next month Wrlcd- ''on l .Wilnt enough chambers favor theP'tk to, a project. He said ample ami a work would bo tm- listening to but views relayed on "Soviet television indicated the space was a little cramped. The tcmperalure inside was given as for "uws "Bcncy uispaicnes n regular'. Moreovcr. Gov. Sanders, from Ihe control center some- in Hie course of the campaign where in the interior confirmed Goklwalcr has moved the opinion of viewers mat (lie 
                            

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