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Advocate (Newspaper) - December 31, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 119th 237 TXLEPHONt HI I-1U1 VICTORIA, TEXAS, THURSDAY, DECEMBER. 1964 16 Cents Avoids Showdown With Recess U.S., Soviet To Negotiate UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP) The U.N. General As- sembly recessed Wednesday night until Jan. 18 without a showdown over the voting riglils ot the Soviet Union and other Or Philadelphia, Pa. an employe debtor nations arising from fail- ure (o pay U.N. peacekeeping Orleans. .assessments. A last-minute break in the Bay Accident Claims Diver PORT LAVACA A 40-year- old professional deep sea diver drowned nbar here Wednesday afternoon when his breathing apparatus became entangled while repairing a gas pipeline. Pronounced dead on arrival at a local hospital was Al Orth, of Deep Sea Divers Inc. of New deadlock between Mali and Jor- dan for a scat on the Security Council paved (he way for the recess. They agreed to split thej two-year term for the nonper-' manent council seat. The recess will afford an op- portunity for negotiations be- tween the United Stales, the Soviet Union and other key U.N. powers on the peacekeeping is- sue. Split Term Alex Quaison Sacky of Gha- na, Ihe assembly president, an- nounced the agreement lo splil the council term. lie said [hat in a third infor- mal tally taken Wednesday night Jordan had emerged with more voles than Mali. In the interests of harmony, he added, the two had agreed that Jordan would lake over the seat for and Mali would take over in I960. In the event the council is enlarged during the two years both would serve on (he council The assembly then cleared up another urgent matter by au- thorizing Secretary-Genera! U Thant to spend U.N. funds after Jan. 1 at (he same level as in the 19G-1 budget. Congo Cease-Fire Justice of Kelly ruled the Peace (hat Orth Frank died apparently from an accidental drowning. He withheld a formal verdict pending an autopsy which was ordered by the at- tending physician. Orth was repairing a gas pipeline belonging to Texas Oil and Gas Co. in the Keller Bay area of the Lavaca Bay Ship Channel when the accident oc- curred at p.m. A Rendon ambulance and the city county emergency unit were dispatched to the scene. Funeral arrangements were pending Wednesday nighl, In the U.N. Security Council, Ihe United States joined in a 10-0 vole on a compromise resolution calling for a cease- fire in the Congo and urging the Organization of African Unity OAU to press peace- making efforts. Tile resolution also asked for (he withdrawal of Premier Moise Tsbombe's .white'mercen- ary i'.toops and the end ot foreign intervention. Tshombe :already has refused to bow lo American Belgian pressure for a cease-fire with the rebels, and is expected again to reject demands to expel the mercenaries, the only effective fighting force or reg- ulars in the Congo. The assembly also adopted by Telfernei Woman Found Dead A 52-year-old Telferner wo- man, who had been reported missing from her home earlier n the week, was found dead in her parked car in San Antonio early Wednesday, according to he Associated Press. Mrs. June Parks Connally, vho worked in the auditing de- partment at Sears, Roebuck and lo. on Norlh Wain Street, was apparently dead when found in lef parked car in the Castle tills section of the Alamo city at 5 a.m. She was pronounced lead on arrival at Robert B. Green Hospital. Aulopsy Ordered Dr. Hector Samaniego, Bexar County deputy medical examin- er, ordered an autopsy on the lody and withheld a verdict Jending findings of the post- mortem examination, the As- sociated Press said. Mrs. Connally's mother, Mrs. jivyuella Koonlz, had reported o Victoria police Monday morn- ng that Mrs. Connally had up machinery for a world trade organization as recommended by the U.N. Conference on Trado and Development in Geneva iasl summer. No 'I hunt Plea Quaison Sackey then ad- journed the assembly until Jan. 18 without any mention of the U.S.-Soviet controversy over peacekeeping assessments. Thant made no plea to the assembly for voluntary finan- cial contributions to raise mon- ey that would avoid any chal- lenge to voting rights of debtoi day. nations under Article 19 of Ihe Ml U.N. Charter when the assem- bly reconvenes. The United States issued no statement on the outcome, but it (Sec U. N., Page 6> Ben T. Jordan out lo gel a haircut for the first iirr.E aince his hospital slay and feeling much belter Mrs. P. A. Al- nrcchl and daughter, Chrisli, of Weesatche in town to exchange some Christmas gifts J. W. Word improving at Hohf Clin- ic after a heart allack and now able lo have some company Jean Mcl.nchlan home for the holidays from Sam Houston Stale College and doing a bit of homework Marye Lira at HI 5-1735 has two lickcls to Ihe Cotton Bowl game she will sell Nancy Jean Haass marking her 16th birthday Mrs, T. E. Broome proud of a beautiful card from Nigeria, Af- rica, from her two sons Tom Mrs. spending Jr. and Marty Ray George Rnxkemper the Christmas holidays in Edin- burg with friends, Mrs. Tom Bates, Mrs. tay Cloyd and Mrs. enjoying a Mr. and Russell, and trip into Mexico Mrs. J. W. Blevins and family making their way back to Cor- dcll. Okla., after spending Chnslmas with Mrs. Blevin's mother, Mrs. Aline Witte Mrs. K, J. Blatkcrt reported il al Victoria Hospital Sgl Philip Torres and wife and chll dren Campbell, in town to visit Mrs. F. G. Rami- rez and his grandparents, (he Fabian ami being joined by Mr. and Mrs. Kay Al varwfo and family of Houston for the holidays Dion Holm Jr. sporting a holiday spraimx Pentagon Studies Armory Projects WASHINGTON (AP) The Defense Department said Wednesday il is trying to decide whether about 60 partially built National Guard and Army Reserve armories are needed and whether money could be saved in hailing the work. The action stems from the recently announced plan o combine all organized Army Reserve units inlo Ihe National juard and lo cul over-all Army Reserve backup strength by iboul men. This review was disclosed afl- er the Army Engineers in Fort Vorlh, Tex., confirmed thai they had asked contractors how much money could be saved by stopping work on partly-built armories at Victoria and San Antonio, Tex. National Pattern The Pentagon ackowledged hat (his action was part of a naUonal pattern. "All projects under conslruc- ion are being the departmenl said. Some of the approximately 60 armories involved are more han 90 per cenl complete, Ihe department said. No list of these projecls was available but the department aid both National Guard Reserve armories are in sn. a m. Sun- Mrs. Connally, who resided on Tarm Road 1686 near Telferner, lad resided in Ihe county for he past six years. She was lorn on June 22, 1312, in Achille, Okla. and was a former resi- lenl of Tulsa, She was a mem- ber of Baptist Temple. Kites SI a led Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday at McCabe- Carruth Funeral Home Chapel yith the Rev. James Vermil- ion, pastor o( Baptist Temple, jroup. The ones at Victoria and San Antonio are Army Reserve centers. Value Undetermined A defense official said no dol- ar value for these 60 projects was available at this time. Asked'whether there was any consideration of disposing of armories already built, the Pen- agon said it is "very doubtful hal (here will be any surplus armories or Reserve centers." "But Ihis cannot be deter- nined until afler final (roop ists and stationing lists are ap- proved and accepted by the the pentagon said, add- ng: "This will be several months.1 officiating. Burial will be in lemory Gardens. Pallbearers will be Glenn Bal- on, Fred Hoilan, Vincent Bar- etta, Bill Weaver, John Sea- man and J. P. Hammonds. Surviving besides her moth- er, who also resides in Tel "erner, are her grandmother, Mrs. M. R. King of Telferner; a sister, Mrs. Margaret Hoilan of Victoria and two brothers, Rex Parks of San Antonio and B. B. Parks of Houston. Court Ban Put On Bibles DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) A judge issued a permanent in- junction Wednesday against the dhilribulion of Bibles to school children by the Gideon Society. Judge Lawrence E. Monroe of 3ucks County Court said the iroposed distribution to children n the 5th through 12lh grades of .he Centennial Joint School Dis- trict would violate the First Amendment of the U.S. Consli- .ulion thai provides for separa- .ion ot church and stale. Mr. and Mrs. Norman E. Pol- stcr of Southampton, Pa., mem- jcrs of the religious Society of Friends, had brought the suit. They charged the distribution would place Ihe schools in a po- sition of advancing a particular religious doctrine. Forecast Mild Inlo New Year Hy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Mild weather through New Year's is indicated for Texas Temperatures of from near normal to 12 degrees above nor mal were predicted for various areas of the stale In a five-day forecast issued Wednesday. Ullle or no rain was an lie I paled until (he end of (he week, A weak cold fronl move3 years in the penitentiary. They were convicted in Novem- ber of the murder of Pete Ros- ales, 33, of Cheapside, at a Weslhoff tavern July 20, 1963. Defense Attorney Arthur Lap- nam of Victoria gave notice lhal [he case will be appealed to the Court of Criminal Appeals. Sher- iff Dietze said Salazar and Tor- not been taken before a magis- rale. Chealham said he did not inow since this was the county attorney's responsibility. Kelly asked what the excuse vas for Cisneros never being >rought before a magistrate, -heatham said he did nol know, ie said he could not speak for he county attorney or the jus- ice of the peace. County Attorney Leonard Cox, vhose term of office expires Thursday, was not present at the hearing. Justice ot the Peace August Holzapfel was present but was not called on. The hearing got off to an un- usual start when a number of witnesses who had been sub- poenaed did not appear. These witnesses were from Gonzales bounty, which adjoins DeWilt, and apparently did not receive :heir subpoenas soon enough to present. Eye Witness Cheatham said he had been be held in County Jail unlil Ihe outcome of the appeal is known. Effective Dale Kelly said the terms of the two men became effective Nov 11, the date the DcWiit Count) jury returned the verdict. Salazar and Torres, ineligible for bond due to the length o their sentences, have been pris oners here since their convic lion. Laphnm, who is also defend ing Cisneros, got his client free dom without having to post bone after telling Kelly Cisneros hac never been before a magistrate Lapham said he felt Cisneros constitutional rights had been delayed long enough. Kelly asked District Altorney Wiley Cheatham of Cuero if i was a fact that Cisneros hac informed (he Gonzales County sheriff had nol received the subpoenas until Tuesday night and that the witnesses had not yel bean subpoeaned early Wednesday morning. Cheatham said- the Gonzalcs witnesses ware the eye witness- es to the alleged shooting. Chealham said there was way (he state could put on tha facts without these witnesses; Lapham, who told the court "we feel we have been delayed in this matter long enough" told Judge Kelly that he (Lap- ham) had sought lo have an examining trial in Justice ot the Peace Holzapfel's court. Cancelled Hearing Lapham said Holzapfel con- firmed the trial date for Dec. ad Tor- 22 and later contacted his (Lap- DoWitt ham's) office to cancel [he hearing. Lapham claimed the justice of the peace said he did not haye the facilities to hold a hearing. Lapham claimed Cheatham told him that Cisneros. was go- ing to be denied bond during i talk the district attorney and Lapham had on Dec. 18. Cheatham denied this. He said he did tell Lapham that he was not asvare of specific facts in the case. Cheatham said he had been (See KELLV, Page 6) INDEX 1 Hdllorii! 5 Goren 3 Market! .IMS Sports Television ......II Women's I ...II ...II 12-11 2 t LARGE OR SMALL9 Father Throws Girl Into Traffic SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Police said 8-year-old Yvonne Joorde's father threw her in of two cars and then beat her head on the pavement Wednesday. The father, Helmut Joorde, "54, refused to talk or even iden- tify the girl as his daughter. The girl was In critical condi- tion in San Jose Hospital with, multiple head injuries. The ex- tent of damage to her leg was not immediately known, the hospital said. Joorde was booked on suspi- cion of atlempted murder. TB Association Still Solicits Contributions H is not too late for those she said. "Others forgot to mail in their Christmas wonder if our goal has been hensive about passing new taxes to pay the million which would be added to the stale's share in financing minimum sal- aries for the hicnnium and (hey would rather see a smaller teacher pay raise lhan Ihe In crease sought. "The teachers are going to get a pay raise this session, it's just a question of how said possible'thc Huge Addition Slated for Zoo Victoria Parks and Recreation Commission announced plans Wednesday for n huge addition lo Victoria Children's Zoo an elephant. Zoo Commissioner L. A. Meis mal and building of adequate quarters. Just how soon the elephant will .loin other residents of the zoo is not luwwn. Seal conlrihulion lo lend a hand in the battle against tubercu- losis, reports Mrs. Helen Guse- man, executive secretary of the Victoria County Tuberculosis As- sociation. She said a question is asked why the association mails out reminders after Christmas has already past. The reason, she says, is that is still needed to meet he association's expenses and .0 carry out its activities in lealth education during the com- inging year. "There are many people who can and will contribute when re- she said, "because there are a variety of reasons response is not received from all the persons who received Christmas Seal lelers. "Some people forget lo mall in their contributions, or were loo busy. Others unintentionally lost or misplaced their seals and no longer have the return en- velope that came with them." The reminders are designed reached, and there are some persons who felt they couldn't afford a contribution before Christmas. "To all of these, we would like lo say il Is not too late to help by giving any amount, large or small, for the money is still needed to help save lives from luberculosis in Victoria Coun- ly." said that a gift from an for convenience in anonymous donor would make contributions: The flan reluming contributions! The flap is easily torn awny with the re- maining portion already ad- dressed to the association. "There are possible contribu- lors who are under the imprcs- sioo it ii DOW too late lo mall Ifc's Holiday Time Again Public offices will be closed again (his weekend as Ihe ntw ytar rolls around. Cily half will close at .1 p.m. Thursday, giving city employes Ihc jump on New Year's Eve celebrations, while county offices will re- main open undl S p.m. Both will be closed all day Fri- day and unlil Monday, how- ever. There will be no garbage pick-up by Ihe city crews Friday, and no make- up runs will he made. The. city dump aho. will he closed Friday. ;