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Advocate (Newspaper) - October 16, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 119th 162 TELEPHONE Ht I-1UI VICTORIA, TEXAS, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1064 Established 1848 CPL Chief Raps Co-Op Assertion 14 Cents Purported Savings Questioned School Issue Discussed By TOM E. FITK Advocate Staff Writer District Manager R. D. Smith) Jr. of Central Power and Light! Co. Thursday called "ridicu- lous" the assertion of Riggs Sheppard that Victoria County Electric Co-op could "save the school district 5300 per month" on electric service for a new school planned in Highland Es- lates area. Smith, who first broached the subject at a luncheon meeting with city officials concerning a new street lighting program, said the cost of CPL services at Ihe school will "only be about S300 a month." lie said this was based on! figures of the company for scrv-j ice given similar air-conditioned; schools in the stale. Appeared Before Board Sheppard was quoted in a MOWS story last Tuesday as tell- ing trustees of Victoria Inde- pendent School District that the cooperative could save the dis- trict "from to per month." Sheppard is general manager of South Texas Elec- tric Co-op and appeared at the school board meeting repre- senting Victoria County Elcc- Iric Co-op. Smith also replied to a state- ment by Sbeppard before the trustees that CPL had "pene- trated our area" in serving the school. The CPL manager said Ihe company has served the LB J Denies Knowledge Of Jenkins FBI Probe Is Ordered Aging Khrushchev Falls From Power WASHINGTON (AP) Presi- dent Johnson said Thursday night that be had no informa- tion or report of any kind until late Wednesday Uiat "had ever raised a question" with respect to the personal conduct of Wal- ter Jenkins. Flying back from a campaign Itour of New York State, John-1 'son issued his first personal statement on Wednesday's res- ignation of Jenkins, his long- time friend and key aide, who (quit after being arrested on a I morals charge- FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover announced earlier that the Pres- ident lias directed him lo make' full and complete investiga- tion of the matter without delay." Reply To liiiiH'li The President's statement i [was, in effect, a reply lo an al-! [legation by Dean Burch, chair-j pnan of the Republican National! Committee, that Johnson covered up for Jenkins for allegation based oti the fact that Jenkins had been arrested on a morals charge Former Protege Takes Key Post MOSCOW (AP) The Nikita Khrushchev era. embracing 10 years of cold war and coexistence, ended [Thursday with his retirement as premier and lop man 'in the Soviet Communist party "in view of his ad- vanced age and deterioration of his health." His protege Leonid Brezhnev, at 57 Khrushchev's junior by 13 years, has taken the key party post. Kesjgin, the man Khrushchev! V I. tuisted to rim the govcrnmentIOIJl.lL NIjafA KHKUSIICIILV LEONID CAUIOUN Dykes, 13, daugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Dyke's Jr. of Olivia took grand championship honors Thursday with her 841-pound Hereford in the Calhoun County Fail- steer show. Miss Dykes is an eighth grade student at Crockett Junior High in Port Lavaca. She fed the calf under the direction of Leroy Hajdik, as- sistant extension agent. (Advocate Photo) Hereford Steer Wins in Calhoun The chief executive said: "Unlil lale yesterday, no in- formation or report of any kind to me had ever raised u ques- tion with respect lo his 'Jen- kins') personal High Praise Johnson, who was said to have SlBartender Given 50-Year Sentence Jenkins, gave high pniise to his night by associate of 25 years in bis statement and said: "For myself ami Mrs. John- son, I want to say that our hearts go out with the deepest Ibe decision of Ihe seven-man compassion for and his another bartender, Lloyd Davis Norman, 27. Moody appeared stunned during bis frequent absences 'abroad, has become premier. Khrushchev's jobs are thus di- jvided, as they used to be. J In the last two days Khrti- Ishchev has disappeared from i public view. A picture of him I mounted near the Kremlin was itsiken down Thursday night. j'i'hree hours later, at midnight, came the official announcement of Ihe changes, capping hours of rumors that Khrushchev was on Ihe way out. Tass said the changes were decided Wednesday and Thursday. Power Post Brezhnev, a burly District Coin-Injury thaljcommunisl 33 lias as- the pnrly post from shooting death ofiwhich both Joseph Slalin and By JAMES SIMONS Advocate Staff Writer Lloyd Harold Moody, 49-yenr-oId unemployed Vie- bartender, was handed a 50-vear China Seen Downfall WASHINGTON U. S. officials expressed belief Thurs- day night that Nikita Khru- shchev was forced out of his i as Soviet premier and Ihe Soviet Communist of major issues of Speculation here centered on (he probability that others in the fouiid him of murder with malice aforc-thoughUsumed in connection with the Nov. 2H. Khnntina rifiu-hirh five-woman jury was Disl. Clerk Pearl By Mary Baker Phillips Advocate Staff Writer PORT LAVACA Becky for a three-day run. The mal won first place in a fieldjservice of 21 entries. wife and six children I have our love and pray-showed no outward display of; emotion. Minutes later afler-, Taking nolc of the quarter- consultation with his court-, i century (hat Jenkins spent iniappointed attorneys, Robert J. am-ihis employ, except for aml E. Cason, World War a Negro, was taken in Parly shchev's handling of Ihe prob- lem of ties within tlie Commu- nist bloc a problem arising i Khrushchev controlled of the split between the 'affairs. The premier's role was .Soviet Union and Red China- {secondary for many years and; Itl Ulc a s vicw ft ,s both Slalin and Khrushchev i Crcd likely that Khrushchev's assumed it serving felt that the Soviet Union area since Ibe original subdivi-jsteer was named Grand Chain- sion (now known as Northgate) pion of the Junior Livestock ex- was completed in September, J956. "If anyone has penetrated someone else's area, it is the Smith said, "They have built lines over and under ours all over town and taken customers, and they've been able to do it through rale cut- ling because they are subsidiz- ed by the federal government." Line Extended As for work done in the High- land Estates area recently, Smith said that some poles had been replaced and that a line had been extended lo the school properly under a previous contract to supply power for an existing water well. Smith agreed that "we can't compete with them" (Ihe co-j ops) because of the jlmek slle subsidies, but added: "If we couid get the Dykes's 841-pound Hereford) Breeder was Bill Crobcr. Becky, 13-year-old eighth grader at Crockett Junior High bibitors -at the Calhoun CountyiSchooI is a three-year member Fair, which opened Thursday of Olivia 4-11 Club and lias par- ticipated in three shows. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Dykes of Olivia. Lj'dia Wehmeyer's 830-pound Angus was named Reserve Champion. Breeder was John Crawford of Nursery. The red Angus bull shown by Joe Shillings, the Santa Ger- Irtidis bull shown by Lynn Jennings and Angus heifer and a brief fling in_ politics by Sheriff M. Miss Junek Elected as Fair Queen Advocate IS'civs Service. PORT LAVACA Miss Effie aim Gail Junek, 17, was crownedlpjjj Hm InlM f'mtn his own, Johnson said: 'Public Interest' "No man I know lias more personal dedication, votion and tireless labor." The President said that l.said Khrushchev was "rc-jWestern Europe. Only Huroldjleuscd" from the top jobs and Die French Communist Marshall and removed to coim-i Wilson's Labor party ios[ njs membership on Ihe parly asserted its independence Friday toward victory in of the Ccntriil Com- leadership from 8'vcnj jllry foreman Frank Ardoin ain's national election but a a the jury's decision (Disl. Judge Frank Grain any other any such case, however, "thci before all lo at (7: IS p.m., two hours and 33 nfler they received the jsurge of Conservative votes indicated the final result would) be close. Returns from '127 of the persona! feelings-" And he went on lo say hc had requested and received Jenkins' resignation. Wednesday night's White House announcement had (See LB.I, Page li) menls by Secrdcn, Dist. Atty. Wiley Clieatham and County Ally. Whayland W. Kilgore. Years Asked parliamentary districts Conservative party 17il Labor party Liberal party The Labor parly look 47 seats the When Khrushchev defeated leading parly opponents in struggle for supreme pow- gave: it.r, he misled Ihem from the sca'siPresidium and banished Ihem lo 247 sealsjremote jobs. Stalin killed many two scats.jof defiled in power k There was no indication Khru- shown by quecn of the 136'1 Calhoun Coun- ty Fair here Thursday night, Tom Southern won in the bl.ecding Bus Planner! Chradiam and Kilgore asked away from the Conservatives, ____ _____________........ !lhe jury to return a OS-year two from Die Liberals and attended the party Ccn- !sentence. independent. But Labor lra] Committee meeting at Grain's six-page charge to tbel'ost four seats to the ]lc was shelved. His re- which class. ForLBJYisil Miss Junek, who will serve as A "LDJ SPccial" "h-condi-lbccn the second Countv Fair bus-or buses-is beinglgiven jjr I UW L Jdhb. i _ _ _, n I was selected from a field of 11 contestants and will reign over Hie three-dav fair jury excluded issues of selMe- ifcnse or accidental death on tives (o make (heir net gain Laborite The U. S- officials look (lie ixisiiion Thursday night that news of the surprise shukcup in Moscow harl been received hero with calm and without any sense of alarm. They reported no evidence of any unusual military activity on file part of the Russians and said (here was (See SPLIT, Page 6) 'Aunlic Manic' Moody's defense based. The jury five choices of vcrd the la umi: mi-ii HUU Bnm -in. lease as lirst secretary 3 spokesman, walch- Wednesday and hisj I O UlJCIl I Ofhl V ale count, drastically rctjrcmcnl as premier was vot- -7 wns scaled down earlier claims that Thursday, the announcement Trai ....iiclslthoir Party would control Hie'said, citing his age and health, will o] planned to carry Victoria Cmm-lranging from acquitlal to House of Commons by) Tass snid Anastns I. Mikoyati, ty Democrals lo Corpus Christ! i in Hie clcclric chair. 150 seats. They said they durable old Bolshevik who Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Al- is a senior at Calhoun High School and plansj breeding Kenneth March's Landrace won a red ribbon in the swine class. President Johnson. Mrs. C. K. McCan Jr., Scerden indicated that" en's chairman for the Johnson- appeal would be made, Humphrey lickel in Victoria "I'll have to discuss vnv, ------j ..........-j UIU Scerden and Cason did noljUiought Ihe parly would get Brezhnev this give immediate notice of appealjhul hy 15 lo 2.5 seals. ;mcr in the largely ceremonial the Labor parly leaped Of president, presided al the ian early lead only lo see mceling of (he Presi- stage a Of the Supreme Soviet. The action closes a decade Trail of Six Flags Theatre open its season at p.m. Friday with (no first of six performances of "Auntie the Jerome Lawrence- Robert E. Lee stage play based on Patrick Dennis' autobiogra- phical novel. and high-level administratively Joji Gear of KGUL. whoi and engineering services pro-! served as master of ceremonies I vided by the federal governmentjjudges were Mrs, E. S. Eflin-i al no we could selliger, Bill Ruddick and Bobby power cheaper than it is all of Victoria, offered by REA, but then we: Miss Junek was robed and (Sec CPL, Page 6) crowned by Chamber of Com- merce President W. R. Xwer- (Sce QUEEN, Page C) Today's Chuckle Poise: The ability to re- main calm and at case in a barber's cliair, witli your mouth full of lather, as the porter Irics to give your hat lo scmtc other guy. PHOTOS.STUDIED Cbrisli and return will person. I All of those interested in Tuesday. Jug part in the President's' Testimony Kmls (campaign visit lo Ibis area of Testimony ended shortly be- jSouth Texas are urged lo Thursday after two phone Victoria Counly Demo- tnc defense wilnesses incliul- cratic headquarters, HI 5-fi4Mi on Moody's mother, Mrs. Ill 5-C487, so plans can be com-'Helen Moody. 71, of 1101 S. ploted in time to make proper Navarro St. took the slimd. The Trying out a new split-week schedule for the benefit of shift which Khrushchev the theater will pre- most of the Communistisent "Mame" at 8 p.m. Salur- world. Hc wound up with the'day and p.m. Sunday and me count Kcd world shaken as Lenin andjthcn relurn for the final three next be which testimony began Wcdnos-'.i'P to this morning showed Uiat .Slalin never could have imaK-lperformances Iday morning. The jury was se-'the Conservatives could hardly _ in ,nc o[ an and 'Saturday (ftcn i ;Mti Y, I age I.) scramble with Red Chinr INDEX 5 l.dll fi 2 .H-IM1 Spin What effect the changes K. have on (be-Soviet Union's rela-land ticket holders can make res- bTshow remains through 6 p.m. Satur- In the eyes of Western diplo- mats, J3rtvhncv has seemed to arrangements. (Kcc IIAKTKNDEIl. 11 1 dt' j take action and lo speak in a and Mrs. A. 0. Schrocilcr off for Dallas lo see the State Fair, the Broadway show and their children, (he .Arthur Ellis family, the Arthur Schroedcr Jr. family and the Jerry Jerico family Winnc Sanderson busy with plans for the Chicken Planners To Reserve Area for Thoroughfare Victoria Planning Commission; twecn Houston highway near ______, ,'ovcd Thursday to implement'the Arnold Pipe Rental property! Spaghetti Supper to be city master plan for future; and a point on Ihe Hsllellsvillc! at 5 p.m. Saturday, (open to and announced highway about a quarter of al public) as Wesley Hall of First ;that 'l will approve no more'mile norlb of Southern Trailer Melhodisl Church as a benefit! subdivisions along a line Sales. WEATHEU sponsored by the Wesleyan Serv ice Guild Alvin Massr.uh in a hurry to gel his banking: done B, J. Harris prourii of his new baby son but not get- Clear to partly cloudy and a ting a great deal of sleep these Hltle warmer through Saturday. days Loren Johnson mostly easterly winds proposed route covering that he's not in tip-topi5 Io 15 m.p.h., becoming south- shape for a good game of tennis I easterly Saturday. Expected The action came after Com- missioner Ron Brown showed color aerial pictures which he took of the entire proposed! route, showing there are no' major developments along the Larna Gregory young people of the youth fel- n'gn lowship party tonight after the football game at the First Bap- tist Church Mike (VSullivan in Port Lavaca to set up an ex- hibit at Calhoun County Fair Fred Slcriman, former Vic- torian, al the same fair with a rare coin collection Friday temperatures: Low 53, 82. South Central and Southeast Texas: Clear lo partly cloudy Friday and Saturday. High Fri- day 78-88. High Thursday 82, low 52. Tides (Port Lavaca Port O'Connor Lows al Commissioners requested Chief of Engineering John Ba- lusek to have hi.s department run a survey of the proposed 80-foot right-of-way at the earl-1 iest possible date so that they will have a specific definition of Ihe route from which to work wilh future subdividcrs. I Chairman Dan .Colernan, em- Mrs, a.m. and p.m., highs at'Pnasizcci' however, that this Bartcc recovering at a.m. and a.m. moan lhal the cily plans home after recent surgery iirrlay. build a thoroughfare in the members of the Victoria Gem! Raromelric pressure at in lnc future. Instead, and Mineral Society ready tojlevel: 29.98. ne explained, the commission put in displays for the annual! Sunset Friday sunrise'has been concerned for quite Hobby Show, to be held Salur- Saturday j sometime about Ihe subdivisions hc from mfi p.m. ,loxl day and Sunday at the Palti Welder gymnasium. This Inlnrrnatiun based Tom Ihe US. Wcallitr Viclorla orilct. on are proliferating around (See PLANNliHS, Page 0) A BRIGHTER FUTURE Cily and Central Power and Light Co. of- ficials above study one of the new lumen mercury vapor street lights which ;irc to be erected under ;i new city proyram. Shown from left arc CPL District Engineer Tommy Holmes, Mayor Kemper Williams Jr., CPL Local Manager J. B. Wilson, ami Chief of Engineering John Balusek, right standing. (Advoeale Photo) (Her. Page 6) iSaturday TO GKT NEW GLOW Approaches lo Victoria Due Improved Lighting City officials, in conjunction duced the crime-vandalism rale. .with Central Power and Light In addition to the 217 high Co., unveiled plans Thursday to capacity lights, 60 other units a bright new glow on Ihe of lumens will hc added cily of Victoria. (hrougfimif the city, mn.stly in Officials of the power com-.residential areas, pany gave a detailed account Installation will he made at (luring a luncheon at Victoria the expense of Central Power House Restaurant for inslalla- arid Light Co., and officials cs- :tion of 217 new mercury vapor timalcd the city will pay ap- llights of lumen power proximately SSOO per month in icacl1. (See f.l.OW, Page fi) I Philip Gilbert, CPL public re-'- ilations representative, said 112', of the lights will replace cx-j ,isling lights of only lum-i ens, while the remaining 135 units will be new units. They will be installed prin- cipally along thoroughfares and [highway approaches to (he jelly, but a number of them willj be installed in areas where po- lice records show there is a ihigh rate of crime and vandal-, iisin. The latter part of Die plan is based on reports from Police Chief John Giiseman that in- jstallation of additional street lights in certain areas over the past two years has sharply re-. Please Phone Hctwcen And A.M. City delivery of the Vic- toria Ailvocatc should hi' completed every morning not later limn fi o'clock. For corrected delivery service, please contact your carrier (ser phone number on last rci'plpl hc issurrd lo you) or call the Ailvm'utp. phone 111, between iiml a.m. ;