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Advocate (Newspaper) - November 11, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE llSlh 188 TELEPHONE HI S-HSI VICTORIA, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER H, Ksl.illllbhcd 1810 Mud Slides Worsen in California Destruction, Den Hi 'Result LOS ANtifcLKS (AP) Workmen dug the body of a rainstorm victim out of a de- bris-clogged check dam Tues- day and singer Frank Sinatra identified it as that of Mrs. Ai- mcB Miller, wife of his piano1 accompanist. Meanwhile, a new storm soaked southern California, bringing evacuations and more mud lo Die Biirbank area where, Mrs. Milter vanished Monday. .Mrs, Miller, 47, was swept of a mile to her death by a torrent of mud that wiecked her family's Mfi.OOO home in a residential canyon area. Along with Mrs. Miller, the torrent pushed seven ears inlo Hie calch basin. Hushnml Rescued Her husband, William, 48, was rescued from the hood of his car, (rapped in a river of silt. Their daughter, Meredith, 17, climbed lo safety. Eight homes besides Ihe Millers' were dam- aged. Sinatra made the identifica- tion at a mortuary. Tiic storm spread southward from northern California, where YULE PRIZES Lighting Contest Dates Announced 14 Cents 1 ctn Kcsidcnls of metropolitan Victorfn will liavc (lie op- portunity again this to compete for valuable prizes in a Christmas lighting con- test be jointly sponsored by The Advocate and Cen- tral Tower and Light Co. All entries must be in by noon on Dec. 18, and win- tiers will he announced nn Dee. Hie sponsors an- Tuesdav. First prize will lie oilier being Siift, SIS, iincl two prices, Kn- trii-s need nnl be expensive nor rlahonite, since Eippro- pvinEuness, urigimitity and HOIM! taste will be llic kuy tuotors in selecting winners. An entry blank anoears on Piige 0 nf totUty's L'lile for (lie conveniDJiee of lliosc whii wish to enter. To enter, a family must (ill out (lie coupon ami imtll it tc The Advocate, 0. nnx ISIS. In addition lo llic actual conlesl for individual resi- dences, the sponsors urge garden flubs and oilier neighborhood groups lo sponsor competitions in their own localities. pointing out Ihut Ihe purpose of the confesl is (o "slinw (he com- munity's to llmsc who mid In (lie Christ- mas spirit by creating at- tractive home I'm- judging, the ing displays must be lighted between Dec. 18 and Dec. 22. Sixty luciil families en- tered (he contest last yenr. with Mr. nncl Mrs. Marvin Hccse of 'aoz K. Mistletoe NATO Fleet Germans Seek 3 U.S. Ships WASHINGTON (AP) Wesl German Defense Minister Km (Jwe von Hasset said Tuesday night France has not torpedoed the proposed NATO nuclpaj fleet and he expressed the hope that Britain will join in deicl j oping it. j About Criticism Von llassel arrived in Wash- 1 jington lo review with Defense (Secretary Robert S. McNnmara jthc West German and [program of purchasing miliUc hardware in the United States jlle reporledly is ready lo buy [Ihrcc destroyers. i Von llassel was (uiostioncd by [newsmen about strong and 'unexpected French criticism of McNamar a Talks Stress Budget Savings llic lop Names flcc, 0, Mul of all entries will IK. i _______ s. published in The cate prior to the tilalcral Nuclear Force as il is called. Asked whether he thought the [French have "lorpcdocd" the j project, Von Hassel said be did not think so. i And Die French, he always shown a certain (degree of understanding" of 'Germany's desire to participate Die fleet. No Change 1 There is no change in Die Ger Memorial services, preceded by a downtown Services, Parade Due for Veterans Wednesday in Victoria, representatives of Veterans Council have announced. All federal, city and county offices will be closed.jplan'V'dclaiT, Postmaster Paul Bcrthelot said outgoing mail will bcjdo our best to have the British processed, but no the MLFV other than special He would not speculate when will be made, nor will charter creating the nuclear! fleet could be signed. i McNainara flew back from! I I UII_I IL VylHIlUL 1110, IH.-L V _ heavy snow and high winds raclc, will highhghl the Veterans I Jay observance; whipped across Sierra ridges. Heavy rain pounded valleys and coaslal regions. In the Los Angeles suburb ol Burbank police driving loud- speaker cars and knockong on doors advised residents of mud- ballered Country Club Drive in the Verdugo Hills lo evacuate. Ilivcr of Mint Thirty-one families did, but seven others refused to leave although an overflowing calch basin in the bills turned the street iulo a ourb-to-curl) river of mud. The Red Cross took in one evacuee. Others went lo homes of relalives or friends. Here as in Ihe Sanla Barbara area miles lo the norlh Die runoff of water, mud and bould- ers was severe because brush fires this year had burned hill sides bare of water-retaining vegalalion. Rainfall Totals Intermittent rain Tuesday in Angeles, heavy at limes, measured A7 inch by midafter- "We want lo study Ihe British Tax Legislation Due Consideration Today JOHNSON CITY, Tex, (AP) Prosirlcnl Johnson vip preliminary figures with Secrolary of Defense j Kobort S. McNamara Tiu'sday and saw a fjood chance 'of holding tlio next defense budget below billion. 1 If Ihis can be accomplished, the prospects of keeping ;ilic entire federal budget lo loss (ban billion for Hie second year ill a row be increased" substantially. I Defense spending for llic cur- A ttfl t I ......ic C.! kJllIUl lends uexl June is al til' jof about billion. I Confers With Husk Johnson conferred witli Mc- Namara primarily on (lie lot of interest hunting Irip.s southerly winds 11) to M m.p.h.l1" Kxpcctcd Wednesday Icmpcra- lie first of two days il lakes Conlinonlal Inn, according ollr borne h s r' Mm.: most 200-year-old Guadagninl Todtiy's A true frit'iiil is one who thinks you're a gooil egg oven Ilimigli yiui'i'fi sliglilly cracked. n isday.. jn fl for this date: l.itw soundless vacuum of rnpt an- in mail, high '.KI in isi2-t. ,llo m U S Ihli Vu-UKl.t (Sre Mejllicr thexvhttc, ticipatiou. And never in even ii.ii.ilhc most eni'rgeiitic passages a frayed or stri-; 1) <-'oiU liutc. Salute io United Fund Viclorhi Area Council for Uolardcd Children (A Parlicipaling Agency) Chairman of tho Mrs. H. Klcinccke What it llocs: Main objective anil purpoM- of this agency is lo promote Ihe general welfare of retarded children everywhere, at home, in llic community, in institutions and in public, private and religious schools. It also en- courages a luMler umk'r.stamling of the problems of re- larded cliildivn in the community and furthers the ad- vancement of research and (herapy. Tcntalivr allot'alion from UK next yoai" (iijl Mnny ;