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Advocate (Newspaper) - November 20, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE VICTORIA, TEXAS, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1964 Established 14 Cents Two Texas Air Bases Lost in Reorganization Shipyards, AF Bases Bear Brunt ,8477 Million DROWN Amarillo, Season's Coldest Front Waco Units Q rr i> Will Close bpawns Iwister, Hams JL Annual Savin" Man .rotary of Defense Robert S. Me- night of the season was forecast. Isnutliws jNamara ordered Thursday a Tllc wiUl H lo Farl welcome general rains. Flash in mi: A.SSOCIAI i u ritr.ss Some Te.xa.s cities gained wil- tarv units and some suffered NKW UADAK SET Police Sgt. Hichiini InniDii suts liis sights on the new one-man radar set which local police will soon be putting inlo 24- lioui' a clay operation. The set con- sists of only two units. The one. which Inmon is holding, re- sembles an automobile spotlight. It lias ;t flexible range of 2.000 feet in any direction, can "clock" ears Iravcl- iii.i; iu any direction and can be oper- ated from either inside or outside a patrol car. The other unit, pictured on lop of the car. contains all the rest of the radar system. The entire unit is operated from power supplied by the car's cigarette lighter. (Advocate Phulu) in -rim Assocuiv.il 1'iir.ss were 20 degrees al Dalhart aiuti High waler closed Ibree farm Cold Canadian air, propelled at Amarillo. roads in Dcnlon County and sev- by stout north winds, chilled: Freezing weather, or slightlyScra' m Dallas County. WASHINGTON (AP) Sec- Texas Thursday. The coldcslibelow, was expected to dipi Light snow caused a thin ice ard to a line from Paris cover on roads m (lie nurtlie.rn Worlb la Midland. "f, painful blows Thursdav whcn close werc'ln" big Navy shipyards and ,'P d lams in Mill! lexas sub- al, of Tcxas antl sweeping ileaclivalicm (bomber bases "and retire 150i1' i i, M iin nv rvnvo 'invaded Die Lower Rio Grande or reduction of Insl.illnlions. Average, ocean-spanning inthes alltonej Bowie gol I.ail inches more of The full impact may nol be Iwo persons drowned. A for a two-day total of 8.On. icmrjeraliire clove 20 dc- known for some lime, since Ihe Us an- K i Planners To Review Bank's Building Plan liy TOM 10. KITE irangcmcnl between the two The question of whether de- Advocate Staff Writer agencies in areas within the velopmenl within Ihcse dcsig- William S. Fly, an officer of; fjve_mjie arcil the cityInated routes could be prevented, ft? grccs nt Houston betweenDefense Department sidercd obsolete. And two of the mands the were merged. Chorus fit Protests A chorus of protests some areas and a call for an investigation from some mem- :bcrs of Congress greeted Mc- Grand Prairie and rose lo about ,12.5 feel at Dallas downstream. The cast fork of the Trinity Temperatures were due to sink jwas 13.5 feel at Cranclall and down lo degrees in Ihe upper jwas expected to hold lhal level Panhandle. Dawn lempcralurosilwo or three days, !sion that Ihe city can N'arnara's announcement. Walter F. Carey, president of ithe U.S. Chamber of Commerce, purged businessmen in Ihe af- fected areas lo hold their criti- cism. Carey agreed with McNamara ithal the 95 conlemplaled aclions "This inescapable de- he called it "can be turned lo. 'Die economic benefit of your; WASHINGTON (AP) Preshmembers there we.ro all Soulh-i community as well as the Johnson silently (emers. i ''Thursday as a delegation of Ne-l King also hit back al Hoover "lo so1 leaders told him that J. Ed-jby accusing the FBI of "fol- 6 Negro Leaders Answer Hoover Somei Hardest bit were Amarillo arid 'Waco where their air bases were Temperatures during much of ordered closed, the day were in the chill Ms in; Missiles Lost Ihe Panhandle, South Plains and upper Ued River Valley. The mercury was in tlie -His south- ward to a line from Lufkiu to Austin to .luntcion. He asked for cilv limits. Folgcr asked a special if-lllc, comraission McNamara promised Hoover's FBI is not giving lowing the path of appeasement Dial Ihe changes be tllc powers in Ihe gradually so as lo reduce tney ai.c [South." commii-, ,------_._, _... ,._j.__! while House press secretary If property owners aiong such 11970. He said most be completed by [mid-1966, and all except one by Johnson met with six leaders, of Negro organizations at a purge E. Heedy was asked 'whether Johnson had requested mission meeting on Monday, noj designate such a route'" routc dedicate these thorough- While House conference that was arranged before Hoover on Wednesday No v. lo gel approval of sile south perimeter of plans including drainage engi- lht. t.ilVi (o onc neering The site for the pro- Ulst to Ilic norlhcasl link- posed bank, purchased some jtlg Houston Highway and Ilal- two years ago, is located just loltsrillo Highway, north of Baptist Temple on Lau- rent, in what is known as the Woods Estate. Commissioners indicated thai they will also discuss the pos- sibility of making Laurent an cxlra-widc Ihorougbfare when the matter comes up. Col. A. A. Akins asked Chief [are then hr prevented. U was then This, he promised would not any way reduce the rights-of-way. any other developments could 'military effectiveness. McNamara promised, as denounced King Jr. as Dr. "Ihe Hoover lo remain as FBI director during Johnson's com- ing new term of office. suggested that did Wednesday in outlining Ihe most notorious liar in Ihe replied that as far as ho try." (vScc PLAiViVEHS, Page fi) 1 rt plan, to to other job all career workers Vay McLain Transferred To Stale Prison Quietly among the whose jobs will be eliminated. The govern- ment, he said, would meet any to toy Wilkins, director o! the National Associa-J lion for Ihe Advancement of Colored People, told after the hour-long session that, I "We expressed our disagree- ment with Mr. Hoover's cbarac- of Engineering John Halusck, neeessary costs of moving ._, new jobs' and retraining. jlerizalion of Dr. King." Some Korcign Bases He said, "The President sim- The actions involve 80 listened and gave no corn- in ;13 slates and the District ofimcnt and no opinion.'1 fanfare during the toria, tho former variety store Columbia. The other 15 are in, Ifoovcr also remained silent. Abilene lost nil its missiles. bul will gain another unit lo al- most break even in matipoiver. San Antonio, Fort Worth and !Corpus Chrisli gained manpow- er. The? blows were softened some- what by the fact that it may re- quire four years to put the changes Inlo effect. The following changes were announced by the Defense De- partment wiih added informa- tion from Texas House anil Sen- ate members: Amarillo Air Force Base, with employed, will he closed. AH Slralceic Air Command air- craft will be relocated l.o Pease AFB, N.H., by June By June IBliS. technical training ac- tivities wil! be moved to Lowry JAFB, Colo. The bavj will be I turned over lo the General Serv- ices Administration for disposal. Move To Randolph Connally Air Force Base at with civilians and military personnel, will be klosed. The base has an estimat- ed annual payroll of million iaud land and facilities valued at 'J200 million. The pilot Inslruclor .'program wil! be transferred to Randolph At B in San Antonio. Navigator training will be con- solidated with similar training at Mather AF'B, Calif. The base will be turned over to the GSA by July IDfiii. Dyess Air Force Base at Abi- The area gifts division of IhciWcldon Schmidt, Mrs. Charles lene wil! lose all its Alias "F" Victoria County United Fund Moscatelli, Mrs. J. T. squadrons by April nexl he knew (here has been no .'hangc from lasl May, when the President told Hoover hc want- (Sce LHADliliS, Page Cold Front Hits Early Temperatures fell nt n.m. Thursday when a north- er blew into the Victoria area earlier llmu expected. ttcfore the front hit. a hiyh [or the day of 77 degrees was recorded al the U. S. Weather Bureau office at rosier Field. Temperatures were down lo a low of 45 degrees al 10 p.m. and were expected to continue (o full lo about 37 degrees during Ihe nJghl. The high predicted for Fri- day is GO degrees. The forc- <-nst calls for parly cloudy skies anil northerly winds 15 lo 2.1 miles an hour gradual- ly diminishing Friday nlglU. A slight wanning trend Is forecast for Saturday. United Fund Begin Area Campaign who serves as .secretary for the I'i't'-dawn hours, Mrs. Vay clerk was transported by prison Europe and elsewhere in thesis blast al King, the Warren J ______ ___ commission, abmit ihe slaliis of Vlolel Md.mti changed address- officials about ten miles further1 Western Hemisphere, but Mc-lc'omniission, and "Weeding held its meeting Tlmrs-liV'rs. Bruno Leila and Mrs, L. This mvolves 12 missiles a road linking Spring Creek cs Thursday, from Victoria to the Gorce farm for women Namara said these would not be; heart judges" touched off one of iday evening at Ray Wilson'slWedcmcicr. military personnel and r with Leisure Lane. Brdusek re- County Jail to Gorce Prison prisoners. identified until after discussionsl the hottest controversies that Restaurant and was given Uiej Ken Nathan, campaign chair-1 civilians This leaves roughly plied that "1 don't think that is m'ar Hnnt.svillc. There, she will remain (or at with the governments involved. !has enveloped him since hc be- task of raising a goal of has urged workers in all. GOOD military and civilian jobs for came FBI director in 1924. during Ihe two-week period rc-idivisions to cover as much at the base plus 500 to BOO who The FBI said there would bejmaining in Uie campaign. [ground as possible during nt on King's slate- It is the final division to be-j Mcl.ain, who was as- least 15 years, the length of The shipyards a life-lcrm in prison on lime before Ihe Board of Par- elimination are going in; I think they 'Victoria Country Club) have made other plans." This road came lo the alien- "1C brutal cremation slaying of sidcr an application for clem-1 mouth, N.ll. linn of the city at a public hear- Mrs. Connie Williams of El cncy. The Brooklyn area rcsi- picked the one the are (jue i0' arrjvc jn Januarv -1 ment lhat Hoover apparently work toward raising an the goal before the cam- beiiig convicted last Ocl. 7 for dons and Paroles will even con- Brooklyn. N.Y., and at comment on King's slate-' It final division to be-jnext few days in an effort Biggs AFB at El Paso with an air refueling squadron. Dyess retains a wing of B52s of (See BASES, Page be'.faliering under the burdens of ing on annexation of the area quietly driven away: The transfer of Mrs. McLain shut down over Ihe next six office. King, vacationing in several weeks ago when rcsi- lmm county jail for the ivns handled by Sheriff SI. months. The Porlsmoiilh Bahamas, denied Hoover's dents protested its conslrurlion. drive to prison Montio) Marshall and Dcputyicilily will be permitted a gradu- statement lhal the In other aclion in a .session headquarters in Iluntsville. Sheriff Kthlyn Krelimeier and j1' closing over the next 10 years leader had advised Negroes jnsiri Dial was adjourned mid-way After being officiary checked- it came at an unannounced in line with a plea by Sens. make any complaints of civiliSchool, is Ihe area chairman, through because all official bus- !ls ceremony as lime. She didn'l even have S._ Muskie, rights violations to the Seclion chairmen arc Mrs. incss had been completed, com- ner departure from Vic- iTii.ssicjiers ranged a wide range of subjects. J f If Among Ihe unofficial liul dcfi- 'l '-1''1 nile
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