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Advocate (Newspaper) - December 27, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 15 119th 233 TCJCPHONI HI >MH VICTORIA, TEXAS, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 27- 1964 EiUbUictd Ittt 44 Pages Nuclear Sub Poised Off China Coast U.S. Missiles Aimed at TCeds WASHINGTON (AP) U.S. Navy Polaris missiles now are poised in the tubes of a subma- rine in position to lob massive nuclear fire on Red China. The Defense Department con- firmed Saturday that the sub- marine -Daniel has sixteen rockets sailed from Guam, into wSterg off the Asian mainland. She is the first of an expected seven-ship, squadron for the far western Pacific sta- tion. The Boonq left file J'olpris servicing base at Wash., several .weeks ajjjo and recently has been alongside the lender ship Proteus in Guam harbor. Pentagon Questioned Saturday morning, the sub- marine had gone and a question at the Pentagon brought De- fense Department confirmation that she was deployed. A Defense Department spokesman said it is only coinci- dental that tlie first of the mis silo subs should take station only three months after Com munisl China detonated a nu- clear test device and began claiming status as an atomic power nation. However, the fact that China has taken a first step toward a nuclear arsenal means thai new and important strategic targets are emerging in the giant.Red nation. Unlil Ihe evidence ot her nuclear capability came, lar gets worthy for listing on Ihe joint strategic target list of the U.S. Air Force and Navy were of conventional nature and far fewer in numbers than those in the Soviet Union target com- plex. Target List Revised Targets in Red China, of course, have been on the strate- gic list for years. Air Force in- lercontinenlal ballistic missiles at West Coast and .-Northwest sites and manned bombers ol both-the Air Force and'Navy carriers have been .assigned targets. Bui the list now would have been revised to assign spe- cific targets to the Polaris sub- marines. The approximate range of the A2 series of mis- siles with which the Boone is armed brings more than half ol China reach. The Boone later will bo refilled for use of the A3 series missiles, with range of about miles. Firing' Tests The Boone was commissioned last spring at the Mare Island, Calif., Navy Yard where she was built. After sea trials and shakedown In the Pacific, ths submarine went to the Atlantic for; firing tests and training, Ihcn relumed late in the sum- mer to the West Coast. If the schedule of the Polaris submarines deployed in the Atlantic is followed, the Boone will steam in a secret area somewhere outside the 100-fa- Ihom curve on the continental shelf of Asia for about two months. By that time, the second Po- laris submarine is expected lo be ready for deployment, fol- lowed al increasing frequency by others of the squadron. A Polaris submarine returns to Ihe lender al a forward an- chorage at the end of an ap- proximate 60-day patrol lo ex- change crews, lake on supplies (See SUB, Page 14A) PALLADIUM PANDEMONIUM HOLLYWOOD (AP) Bri- gades of cleanup men worked eyerishly Saturday on the riot- struck Hollywood Palladium to unscramble the shambles before nightfall, allowing Lawrence Yelk and his effervescent cham- )agne music-makers tore-estab- jazz show "New Perspectives Jazz Show Ends in Riot Names New But Welk Restores CalmHeadofVA Johnson Several persons suffered cuts and requiring hos- >ital a series i of ikirnmhes that flared up amid he audience of about The audience had paid about (5 per person to view the S p.m. ish a beachhead. Effervescence of a different sort gripped this famed Sunset Boulevard nightspot early Sat- arday, after some jazz musi- cians demonstrated that the show need not always go on. [rale fans demonstrated that it tiad jolly well belter. About 25 policemen were sum- moned to ths night- club shculy after midnlghi when the melee broke but. II look them two hours lo bring the disgruntled patrons under control. In the wake of their disgrun foment the patrons left 'an estimated in damage One officer commented: "They broke everything that could be broken and threw everything lhal could be thrown." Virtually every mirror and window in the Ihe box of shaltered. They waited until shortly aft- ir.S p.m. before singer Aretha franklin performed. Alter a i a If-hour hiatus, singer Gloria [jynne appeared. She finished about 11 p.m. and so did Ihe show. Entertainer Bobby (Blue) Bland came on and observed "Man, there isn't enough breac (hip talk for money) to sing for. I'm getting out." He got put. Noted jazz singer Nina Si mone and Johnny (Guitar) Wat son and his band Bland's lead, amid reports thai the-musicians were miffed ai not'getting paid. Several fans, miffed at no getting performed for, made their way angrily to the box of fice, smashing windows am mirrors with ashtrays, fuini ture, potted plants and othei throwables as they went. was not a Palladium enterprise, but that the building had been rented by a private promoter dentified by some of the musi- cians only as one "Doc" Mac- Wright, of Hi-Fidelity, Inc. He was not immediately available for commet. But irate Shouting Budget, Speech Get Attention JOHNSON (AP) President Johnson brought in some top aides from Washing At the box office .they were old they couldn't have their money back because >he man- ager "had left for the 'alladium spokesmen' hastened o explain lhat the jazz concert mas respite, and went back to work on his budget and State of the Union messages. Johnson also brought in three Wash ing Ion officlals and then anounced resignations and ap- pointments affecting all of them; John S.' Gjeason Jr. Is Christmas Flood Spares Portland, But Toll Heavy imprecations, they laid waste to ng 1 as veterans adminis- Ihe box office windows, lobbed bottles and rocks at the build- ing's facade and stomped away, hastened by Ihe guidance .of police. Police said Ihe bulk of Ihe au- dience was cooperative and or- derly; Iwo of the more exer- cised patrons were booked on charges of disturbing the peace. Palladium officials, survey- ing the vast sea of broken glass, got busy and were able to clean up Ihe mess in lime for the regular Saturday night ap- pearance of the Welk baind. Cold Air Covers State 5y THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Cold, dry air spread over all Texas Saturday and a freeze was predicted to reach the middle "of the State by dawn Sunday. Temperatures by then were expected to fall Into the teens in the Panhandle. Skies ranged from clear (o partly cloudy. A few light showers fell before noon In the northeast quarter of the state but none amounted to anything. Others sprinkled the upper coasl. Forecasters said Sunday would be cold under clear to partly cioudy skies. Winds are expected, lo diminish., A slight warmup is doe to the Pan- handle and South Plains Sunday. Holiday Traffic Kills 25 in State By THE ASSOCIATED PXESS Texas counted 45 violent in far in .he long; Christmas holiday with a full dayjyet to go until the end of the period Sunday night. The national traffic toll rose .0 382, tending to uphold the tradition that Christmas is the IVorst of all holidays on the streets and highways. A National Safety Council spokesman noled I h e tally around midday and remarked: It is the highest we ever had this three-day: Christmas holiday period." The count began at 6 p.m Christmas Eve. The council has estimated be Fireworks Ignite Four Grass Fires Albert Fischer of Tacpma, Wash., combining a business and pleasure trip lo Victoria and vlsiling in the home of liis brother-in-law and sister, Ihe Ucv. and Mrs. J. C. Pclgcr Slephanic Jlarkcr, representing the Nazareth Academy Sludenl Council, reminding teen-agers of, Ihe dance tonight, 8 to p.m., at St. Mary's Hall lo Ihe music of the Memories The fire department Saturday! night issued a stern city and county residents against the use of fireworks after firemen fought five fires, of which four were caused by firecrackers. Damage from the fires in- cluded to Ihe roof ot the small three-room frame house occupied by Lonnie Best at 505 E. Scoll and partial destruction of a 100-foot section of telephone cable on Ihe Goliad Highway. The others occurred at a junk yard owned by E. L. Girt in the 3000 block of East Odem Street where portions of three junked vehicles received a total of damage, on a half-acre of grass which burned and threatened two small buildings, and in a ditch across from Lone Tree Drive-Inn Theater on Lone Tree Road. The residential fire was. the only one occurring inside the city limits. A city ordinance passed by city council in 195( prohibits the sale and display of all lypes of fireworks. The aw calls for assessments o lines of not more than or ess than for each conviction resulting from a violation of th: ordinance. Firemen pointed out that i is extra dangerous now for use of fireworks because of th' dryness of grass and weed caused by the recent frost. Last week, Fire Marsha George Sirmon warned cit residents of an ordinanc adopted by city council in 189 that prohibits the sale and dis play of all types of fireworks veen 550 and 650 Americans ill die in traffic over the hristmas weekend. Record for three-day holiday is 609, set hristmas of 1955. La lest reported violent deaths Texas included: Jesus Garcia, 20, and Gabriel ortez, 20, both of Pichalula, iexico, were killed in a hit and un accident 22 miles southwest Uvalde: Friday night. Two ompanions were injured. They 'ere found beside the highway bout 7 a.m. Saturday. A suicide verdict wps re- umed in the shotgunjleath Sat; Thomas C. Williams, 1, of Buna. Ricardo of Sara- osa, Mexico, visiting relatives n Midland, was shot to death. Its relatives found him In a ocked room after they heard a shot. Jerry Frank Ray, IS, of Tay- or was killed in a one-car mashup in Bell CoUhty south of Rogers Saturday. Two other jersons were injured. Elva Garza, 22, of Kerrville died after a two-car collision at ierrville Friday night. Two others suffered injuries. A Christmas night crash tilled three motorists and In- jured seven others one mile easl >E Mount Pleasant in northeasl Texas. The dead were Pershing Ryan, 47; Jerry Ray Ryan, 2; Friday 18, tratpr to relurn to the First Na- tional Bank of Chicago as firsl vice president Promotion Planned William J. Driver, a career man, will be nominated for pro- motion from deputy adminis- trator lo administrator of yetpr- ans affairs. John E. Horne, a member of the Home Loan Bank Board, will be named 'chairman of the agency, to replace Joseph Mc- Murray. The latter, is resigning Jan. 25 to become president of Queens College of the City Uni versity of New York. The FederalHome Loan Bank board agency for the savings and loan indus- try. Growing Industry Johnson said this industry is one 'of the fastest growing in .the U.S. economy. Gleason, Driver and Hore all flew down Saturday from Wash ington, along with John W. Macy Jr., the chairman of the Civil Service Commission, who has become a sort of personnel director for Johnson. All four relurned to Washington later in the day, the Texas White House said.' Johnson also took time to make an unannounced visit to this central Texas lown of Mart to attend the'funeral of insur- ance man R.S. Chambers, the father of a friend. Major Task: Putting together the State of the ".Union messa_ge and the budget are two prime presiden- tial tasks at the moment. Johnson reportedly was over the hump on a budget of around billion earlier last week, although he still was working over details and final decisions Saturday, the Texas White House said. In addition, he brought in spe- cial assistants Bill D. Moyers. Jack Valenti, Horace Busby and Richard Goodwin from Wash- FORCED FROM HOME Twillia Kiplinger, four, has a bowl of soup in a Red Cross emergency evac- uation station at the state fair grounds in Salem, Ore. Her family lied its home when four feet floodwaters swept into the house. About per- sons were forced from their homes in Salem's Keizer residential section as the. Willamette River climbed 10 feet above flood level. Six Cars Pile Up OnDeWittRoad Ncwi Sec vice CUERO A variety of acci- dents, including a six-car pile- in DeWitt County ington to help on the State of the Friday and Saturday. The only known injury came as Ihe re- Union message and other busi- ness. Jan. 4 Message Ideas for the message have Four'Injured In Port Wreck Advocate News Senrfet PORT LA VACA Four per ..sons were admitted to Cham Ernest Lala explaining lhat it Taylor Hospital early Salur was France and not Italy and the Battle of Bastogne which was on TV recently and re- minded him oi his army expe- riences'during World War II Mr. and Mrs. B.nrrel Wild (She's Ihe former Dolores Ber- gor) of LaPlace, La., in lown on R visit while al Cheap side to see the Arthur Wilds, and at Yoa- kum wilh Ihe Jesse Bergers .lean and Dorothy Zapalac mak ing a brief trip home to Yoa- kum over the holiday Mrs. Ekwlie Duke'admitting she is proud when her granddaughters; appeer on a special radio pro- gram Mrs, Freddie Lama and daughter, Delaine, making grocery rstore stop Friends commenting on Epperharti gold flockpd tree and gold ornaments. day morning for minor injurle suffered in a two-car sem head-on crash a mile-and-a-ha wosl of the city limits. They were Henry Aguirre Jr 16, Josie Vargas, 10, and Au rora Arenas, 21, all of Port La vaca, and Raymond T, R scndez, of LaMarqiie, a forme Victoria resident. At Ihe same location ear' Friday morning, David A. Wa kins, 19, of 3006 Rio Grande S and Raymond Tucker, 29, 1307 Meadowlane, both of VI' escaped injury when their car overturned. They wen taken lo the hospital for obse vat ion and then released. Highway Patrolman Rlcha: Krause investigated both ace denU, LIIU uruuiciuce cana lui naseaa-ments of a fine of not Ajime aj, Mount Pleasant. lan or less than 55 George Perrymor each conviction resulting stabbed to death f a violation of the and Gene Edwin E The fire marshal's was charged with m apparently went unnoticed said the man cause the police after an argument c las since received and a woman. The complaints from persons found In a street in the use of fireworks inside a. city Castillo Guiterre Firemen noled thai there after the car in wh no ordinance against riding rolled over 1 outside the cily limits but near Junction. lat extra caution be used Diez, 50, of (See FIRES, Page TRAFFIC, Page FOR STA TE LEG1SLA T Education AUSTIN (AP) includes an unf prominent Texans tried million lo u 'ear to give Texans an education b irity complex about their strings. The moi ax-supported colleges and a big raise to p teachers' salaries Whether they succeeded above the national a lhal endeavor, they were annually, pi cessful ai leasl In raising in library and re of Ihe biggest Issues before 59th Legislature. Gov. John Connally's "Committee on Education Beyond the High School" concluded a year of study in July on a note of urgency. Texas, it said, musl do better by its system of governor also ask a nearly two-fold incre state aid to the 32 com unior colleges, with 'th government paying al :osts of academic inst or the first time, Th er education or suffer both economically and culturally. With the: governor proclaim ing in many forums the nee< for educational improvement! and asking for record, increas cs In spending for higher edu cation, the 'legislature can'l ig nore the question. Of more; than half of Texas 181 senators and represents lives answering an be million, of Ihe S15.4 million n< proprialed. The siring to which C attached his spending r was creation of a new a erful coordinating boa education beyond the school, replacing the nl: old Texas Commission o er Education. The boa Press pre-legisUtive question nalre, -63 listed higher educa tion among the top '10 Several caBed It the leading tA sue. They will have plenty ot mi terial to work on when they ,r...V.'.FUN TOcvtriM vene Jan. .V.V.V..IM suit of a one-car wreck. Highway Patrolman Hugh assislant press secretary Mal- colm Kilduff said that with the quartet of aides on hand, "this s getting down to the nuts and bolts of it." The niessage will be delivered! :o a joint session of Congress, jy radio and television to the nation, at 8 p.m. CST Jan. 4. The budget for the 1966 fiscal year beginning next July 1 is due within 15 days after Con- gress convenes on Jan. 4. An annual economic report to Con- gress has a deadline of Jan. 20. But Jan. 20 also is Johnson's Inauguration Day. So it has been decided to ask Congress to extend the deadline for the eco- nomic report. unpreced- the chief recommendation of his committee. As proposed by the commil- tee and the .executive budget, such a board would shape the public junior and senior colleg- and universilies into a well of Cuero, who investi- gated the wrecks, said the pile- up occurred at a.m. Sat- urday soon after a dance ended al Garfield. The chain reaction started when one car stopped near a slop sign on Ihe Garfield Roac nine miles northwest of York- own. Driver of the lead car was Gerald Mcrks, 16, of Yorktown Poage said Merle's car was nil in the rear by a car driven by Nancy Klinaman. 17. of Karnes City. Miss Klingman's auto wa. in lurn struck from behind by a car operated by Larry Johnson 21, of Kenedy. Carlos Gotlschalt, 20, of Cuer was able lo slop his aulo jus yards behind Ihe Johnson ve hide, but when he did, a ca driven by Anthony Jacob, IB, o Yorktown, plowed into the rear end of Goltschalt's car. Jacob's ar he was driving ran off the ighway, hit a steel railing on bridge and overturned eep drainage ditch. The wreck appened two miles from Nord eim on''State Highway 72 at :30 p.m. Friday. cars and a tree were In- volved fn a collision lhat hap- pened four miles from Cuero on tie Yoakum Highway at a.m. Friday. Poage said Curtis L. Jones 27, of Cuero was driving on U. S lighway 77A when his car left the road, sidcswiped a tree and came to a stop on the highway. Seconds later the damaged auto vas hit by a .car driven -by Cdward Paullon, 37, of Victoria. in their uctlon total now ap- I for high ......FUN i ....FUM ........i California Damages Staggering 2nd Copter Goes Down PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) The threat of a major flood dis- aster in the heart of Portland eased Saturday as the crest of he great Christmas flood rolled down the Columbia River to- ward the open sea. Northern California began lo counl a staggering damage from floods. A area still was isolated, but the flood- ing waters subsided. Rescue workers in Idaho were mending road washouts to reach some 300 stranded persons, and Washington's beleaguered high- way traffic began lo return lo normal. 'Going To Get Through' River forecasters and the U.S: Army Corps of Engineers said the Willamette River and the flow together in the Portland-Vancouver area dropping at the rale of more than ona inch an hour. The dikes, which held back Ihe Columbia from lowlands in the north Portland area, were holding fast. "We're going to gel a spokesman for the engineers said. And in Portland, the debris- choked Williametle fell below Ihe sandbagged seawall which held back Ihe water from the downtown area on Christmas Day. Cooling .weather throughout the West provided a mixed bles- sing in flood situation. It eased the threat of further floods, but added 16 the discom- fort of thousands made home- less by the waters. Situation Elsewhere This was the situation outside Oregon: CALIFORNIA: The state's flood death toll Today's Chuckle No wonder today's teen- ager gets mixed up. Half Ihe adults are telling him to "find and Ihe oth- er half are telling him to "gel lost." stood at 14 Including seven lost in a Coast Guard helicopter crash. A second disaster was feared in the crash of a Marine heli- copter in- the Eel River n Weott, about 40 miles south of Eureka. The pilot was rescued but the Navy said four others aboard ware missing. The Red Cross and Civil De- fense said residents would be several weeks digging out. The Red Cross said it had doubled its disaster staff to 250 to assist "long-range recovery." Some returning refugees found themselves destitute and homeless. Others found looting. All found muddy debris. Areas still isolated In the three stricken counties of Del Norte, Mendocino and Humboldt (See FLOOD, Page HA) MORE SPACIOUS aiito was'hit from behind by a by Lucian Mika, 40, of Karnes City. Damage to the vehicles ranged from light lo heavy. Fidencio Ochoa, 20, of Runge The Victoria Bronte Public! Library will re-open Monday! after aw universities mo a weu- ff d f j and lalanced _team, pulling togeth- 1954 toward academic excellence or the entire system. U would be an assurance to lie people, said Connally, "lhat he funds will not be dissipated n expensive educational luxur- es, low quality programs and proliferated degree offerings In- tiated to bolster institutional pride." If the board Is set up, the governor's budget for 1966-87 isks for million from cen- :ral revenue for the colleges and universities. If it is not, the request is for 'million just enough increase lo meel enrollment increases. Citing poor coordination as the worst fault of the system the governor's committee went on to name other measures of academic excellence in which Texas ranks low; faculty sala- ries, total Kpending for higher education and a number of de- xxly bruises wiien a 1854 model Monday." Warmer Sunday night make's possible a much needed WEATHER Clear la partly cloudy through o move into Ihe new addition and reorganize the books in the Id rooms, The library remodeling was begun last July as a gift of Mr. Claude K. McCan In coopera- ,Ion with the Library Board and and Monday. Variable winds, i-15 mph. Expected Sunday temperatures: Low 40, high 68. Soulh Central Texas: Clear lo parlly cloudy through Monday. Warmer Sunday night and Mon- day. Highest Sunday 60-70 north 70-75 south. Saturday's temperatures: Low 53, high 70., Tides (Port O'Connor Lavaca -Por Low at grees awarded annually. 'Other states are ahead of Texas. Decisive action must be ISSUE. UA) p.m., high at p.m. and p.m. Barometric pressure: 30.12. Sunset Sunday Sunrise Monday Weather extremes for this date: Low 31 in 1913 and 193? High 80 in 1931 and 1M6. This inlnrmatiun baMd on from U.S ViulorU otfln. Wctlhtr Burer Library To Re-Open In New Atmosphere being fn closed three weeks expansion and re-arrangement of 111s that library patrons will the new arrangement not only more allraclive bul more con- venient as well. Upon entering Ihe library one is impressed with a pleasant air of spaciousness. To Ihe led is Ihe fiction area with a browslruj section. First, come the renta: aooks and most recent acquisi- the science fiction mysteries, westerns, and llghl romances. These -are by general fiction. To the right is .the nonf ictkm section, starting with the Texas collection and including some o the mod popular books In phi losophy, religion, social science science, the arts, ind history More books in all these cate ;ories will he found In the lacks. The second room Is now Ihe eference room. Concentrated here arc encyclopedias, hand- jooks, aliases, and reference books in the subject fields, such as science, history, and lllera- ure. Periodicals are also in his room. Two now reading ables have been provided. In the net room lo the right is he checking desk for children's racks. To the left are books for ire-schoolers and primary chil- iren and a table and chairs for he Uny (ots. This room also louses a collection of books on child care. Last Is the new addition to !he library. The main part has seen used as a room for boys and girls from the elementary grades through' junior high school. For ease of selection tooks here have been grouped according to subject, such as sports, mysteries, horse stories, fairy tales, etc. A large reading table provides a place to browse or study, To the right of the boys' and girls' section Is the stack sec- tion, In which all patrons art allowed access.
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