The Cuero Record (Cuero, Tex.), Vol. 70, No. 28, Ed. 1 Monday, February 3, 1964 Page: 1 of 6
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American journalist H. L.
Menok. n on* c "It is ihe
dulJ man who is always sure,
and the sure man who is al-
ways dull.” ,
®hf (Eupro mprnri
* “A NEWSPAPER REFLECTS ITS COMMUNITY"
Cloudy to partly cloudy through
Tuesday. Turning colder late to-
night and Tuesday. Low tonight
in mid-.IOs, high Tuesday 40
High Sunday 58. low today 32.
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Nt CutN tnf Of^l** County
VOL. 70—NO. 28
CUERO, TEXAS, MONDAY. FEBRUARY 3, 1964
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Coming This Way
ItIDEUh HEADOIT — ( urro > Main Street is filled with mounted riders and
wagons Sunday morning about in o'clock. They’re shown here nearing the Ls-
planed* Intersection. Trail Hoe- John Hamilton said there were about *M riders
awl II wagons in the group. Sign on wagon in the lead read*. "U Vemia < liani
her ol Commerce. The "parade" stretched for blocks.
cocao atcoao ti*cr phoio
Three Now In Race
i350 Leave Cuero
Cuero s -1 T New nvut ifco
ant-vn one more opponent in t.fv-
far* Tor state rein-psentat n e of
tie 47th district.
lie is A.
L "Gu* Ttwima* of
Input* Millard Worthington
»nnowwed today he will be
a candidal* for fond able
Pel. I which office U now held
hy Lias Steen.
Sleen recently announced
I'unmaa officially filed this i
morning , aroontinif to ’to Kurk.
Chairman of the Iv*\Vitt County
Cem‘ternfi< evolutive rommit-
Claud B Jacob* of Yoakum
will not he a candidate Kuck
saifl J« -obs wa* all act to seek
die office but withdraw after
,]to** H, K.xiba, also ol Yoakum,
rot hack into the race
1 The 47th district intitule- ttie
! ounces of DeWWt. Owxales and
laiot.. Jl member of Guv.
Connally’* »tavf, trad planned
to announce several days ago
(See S IN RACE. Page R)
On Sale Today
Automobile license plates went
on sale this nnming, according
to Frank R Thiemr, the dead-
line for purr ha sing them t- Ap-
Purchasers are to brirtg Ihelr
title certificates and license re-
ceipt* when buying their plates.
I exes Ha invited a group of
i irrm.m tourists to 'v isit Texas
usi (Tow. John Connally has
named State Senator ’Valter
Richter o' Gonzatos and Waiter
Meyer of San Antonio. oxisul
for Peru, to go to that country
to make arrangements
Richter and Meyer left Sun-
• lay on the trip. They will lie
gone two week*
High spots planned will in-
clude visits to the Altmo, the
Aquarenn water show at San
Marcos, typical Orman lesti-
vaJs at Fredericksburg and New
Braunfels, the natural bridge
caverns near New Braunfels,
arsi other historical site* in
San Antonio and a barbecue
picnic at President J<4inson’s
Ranch near Johnson City.
By UN MilJ>
Man aging Editor
JOl KKKSLER hasn't quit
sefinrg nickel drinks to ( laiJry
Patterson, hut he duesn t offer
much seiaioe to this cheap
Gat>by wasted se\era4 minutes
the other <tnv for his
Aftei an inquiry wa» made
<*i what happened to his order,
Keeisler replied that he would
bring d ' the next time 1 tiave
something going that way that
1 can come out on."
If Mrs. Mary Polzm
ordered a iwwl of .soup about
that time (Tabby would have
(wen in f'ir n long wait
Trail Riders Reach
Pandora Late Today
WITH TRAIL RIDKItS.
Rout* to San Antonio
Rigfw .liter the hiesamg 4 tin
Most of I rule in City Park «t 9:43 a m.
the 330 trail riders who pulled lh* pi,,,rs "mwve<1 Vm **
. _ „ . I (iRvn Cuero's Main Street to Es-
out of Cuerc Sunday morning'
five-cent 0001'nUf^ lin ,^,e'ir "aY u> ’Jan"
1 dora today as the mist loplir.u-
c<i to fall.
The wet !>ut cheerful nder*
lef' M'eaChoff a b>ut 8:30 'Tiis
morning for Smiley, where tliey
had lunch, then journey'’ i ' >r
to Nixon and Pandora, vvftere
h.nln’t ’ ('ify were to s;>end the niglit
Oil tlie way out ui Cuero Sun-
pianade arxl south on Hspian-
ade and on out on the San An-
The weather was dry liut
heavily overcast p - t!ie rulers
A shf>i-* time Inter they en-
eountcred (iri/xle and light rain
liiat stayed wilh them all the
way to WesthofT. They rode
a m. Trail Boss John! 1hmuSh * rain rklM'n Wexl-
hnff's Main street about 5 p.m.
NOW THKV’RE talking about
trying to manufacture a "safe"
That sound* like putting to-
gether a non-olcoholic whiskey.
WONDER IF Highway Patioi-
man Hugh Poage ever heard
Small daugbtei I kiddy,
tkn’t drive so fast '
"Because the tughv, ,i> pat-
miman can't ge4 by
READ AN interesting story
that says tdc\isi«>n has little
influence on the amount of
reading a child does, but a
(See TOWN TAIJ4, P»ge «)
on their way to the .American I west ^ GutJiric
TRAIL KiriEKS, Page ft) | (Sec A EA IIIEll.
ay at 10
Hamilton termed the ride "a
complete - -u»ccs-
He said there were siiglr.iy t (S«
more Ilian 330 riders an-1 11 a a- —
goas in the line of march that |
strytehed for several blocks, j
This i* a larger number of- ua-:
gons and riders -than last year.!
Hamilton reported tliat 373 r.:d-
er* attended the Saturday, •af-
ternoon iMirbecuc and ,-dyiu!
400 attended tlie Saturday n.vhl
dance. He said something like1
100 of the r.dcis campcsl out
Saturday night in, Ciien. City
The trail riding clubs of Cue-j
m, Westhoff, I^aVcrnia anti Port j to review its four - month-old
l-avaca assemWed in Cuero fori plan to bring home most of the
the ride. Many of thn*c who1 1 S. 'mops in S«xjth Viet Nani
camped nut were from out of - by 1966
town. Pentagon sources insist that
! A crecpang coid ftunt'. biaught
, winter back to Texas today. Tlie
cold fmnt should reach.the Cue- i
roDeWitt County area be lot c
'Hie local forecast call- io; j
near-freezing Aeathei- .fontgh*.
and a high of only alwu’ 40 dur-
ing the day Tuos lav. wi,:ch
means it'll be rather cold all
i day compared to the more spr-
I ing - like temperatures record-
Cliero received .02 ot an inch
of rain .Sunday and 11 Sunday
night, ami there was a little ad-
■ ditionaf. UruKle this morning.
Sunday's high was 38 and to-
day's low was .'52. ..coording to
| ihe V S. Weather Bureau.
Tlie latest forecast calls fot
mostly' cloudy oocastonaJ rain
through Tuesday, turning wild-
er late tonight ami Tuesday.
Tlie High Plains of Texas
| near the New Mexico border
j £it snow today, according to
I United Press International.
Fog blanketed much of Crn-
| tral arxl South Texas, cutting
J visibility to one mile at many
Skies were cloudy' throughout
the state and light rain and
drizzle were omunon
The front dropped tempera-
tures in the northwest quarter
of the state then oalled along a
Wichita Fails - San Angeio-Al-'
Tlie V. S. Weather Bureau
rani the cold air would start
mown" soiitlv-a-nvard during
the day and reach Centra Tex-
as tomglit. It wns expected to
ctner inr*a of the state by-
Hazardous driving warnings
wore pKted in the northwest as
the Panhandle braced for an i
expected 2-4 inches of snow An |
aceurnulalion at up to fi inches
«as fon'east for the
150 Marching Mothers
To Stage Dimes Drive
Tuesday afternoon and eicning nearly 150 Marching
Mothers Hill l»e knocking <*n doors asking you to contribute to
The March of Dimes.
The money that you will be kind enough to give will he
ii-ed in the fighl agnlnvt birth defects asd arthritis. In year*
past, we contributed to The March of Dimes, and me wer*
well rewarded because our money was used to stamp out polio,
drive officials said.
Birth defects and arthritis cripple more children each
'ear than |>ollo did In It* worst epidemic decade! More than
’.’.•(O.IHKI babies are born In the I nited Stales each year with
serlons hlrlli defects. Kleven million imerlran* suffer from
Me can help Ihe National Foundation with Its work on
these crippling diseases by contributing to The March of
Dimes!, officials emphasized.
Half Million Pupils
Boycott NY Schools
NEW IlORK (l PI; - Sciiool
boycott leaders claamerl tiiat
mop' than 30 per cent of the
city's 500.000 N'egm and Puerto
Rican public school student*
stayed homo today in a mas-
sive protest a gains! racial seg-
regation in the nation'* largest
Bayard Rustin. one tl the
boycott organ,zei-s and chair-
Guerrillas Acting Up
Delay Seen In Return
Of Viet Nam Soldiers
WASHINGTON HT1 - The
Defea-e Detwitment may have
Your Income Tax — Part I
Tax Forms Not As Complicated
As TheyVe Cracked Up To Be
the pmn remains .the same now
iiui may have to tie reappraised
because of ihe recent military
croup d'etat and stepped-up .ac-
tivities of Cjmmuti'st guerril-
The’ While lions'- announced
last October it hoped to return
tlie 15.500 U. S. military men in
another two years, ixjt keep a’*
limited foixie in the Southeast
AL.srriN (UPH - Got . Juiir.
Oonnally ■said today he would
file for re - election with the
state Deinorrathj headquarters
before the filing deadline ex-
pires at midnight.
Connally admitted lie had giv-
en "some consideration' to
the possibility of wit herawing
Caprock I •'mm the race probably dur to
i ids physical health.
O He still is recuperating from
a close brush with deatli when
he wns wound--d Nov. 22 by the
assassin of President Kennetly
| in Dallas.
The governor made h.s firs'
1 vublic speaking appearance
since that date, today in Austin
• wtvhen he addressed the stale A
seiciated Press managing edi-
1 tors' meeting. He avoided puli-
tics in hs *(ieech, stressing the
| need of upgrading education in
the l>w' Star stale.
Connaily said he did not kn nv
whether Rep, Joe Kilgore. D-l
Tgx.. would opfxjse Sen. Ralph
! Yarborough. D-Tex . on rhe Sen-]
W’irh die filing deadline at j
midhight. Kilgore and other'
Entry inti the Senaite raw by
Kilgore against the liberal Yar-
Ivirou^it houUI trigger open
warfare in the state Democrat-
ic party by the right and left
wing dement* untie r a truce
man of the freedom march flO
Washington last, summer, said:
"We said we could consider
this demonstration a tenor ess if
we got 50 per cent of the Ne-
gro and Puerto Rican students
to pHrticrpeit*. and we have ex-
ceeded tbnt number.’
It was a bitter 20 degree*
'vtth wind gusts up to 32 miles
an hour when the first picket*
joined police guards at many
schools before dawn.
Picketing of school building!
was -cheduied to end befort
noon. Mass demons tratlom
then were planned at city hall,
the Board of Education head
qtmrtiats in Brooklyn and at rh«
Manhattan office of New York
Gov Nelson A. Rockefeller
I/Coders of the boycott
warned the day protest would
be followed by others, includ-
ing a possible protracted hiy-
eott, if the school sy"stemN in-
tegration plan is not widened
and speeded up
Planners of today s demon-
S Tati on, which lias the support
of all majiir civil rights groups,
dechire.1 it would be non - vio-
lent. The Rev. Milton A. Gala--
mison, one of the organizer*,
warned Ixiwever that “outsid-
ers-” might deliberately pro-
Board of Education Preaident
J,unes B. Donovan branded tha
boycott as "lawless” and
warned that if one ohild, whit*
or Negro, i* injured he intend-
ed to do his utmost to hold Ga-
lamison “personally and crim-
But last week's change o!
government has resulted i n
some uncertainly about tlie . ,. . .
new miiitary regime’s attitude ^ ^ T ^ 1.
1 friendship between Yarborough
(EDITOR'S NOTE: It’* that time ot year again. You have
until midnight April 15 to get your lederal Income tax return to
the Internal Revenue Service. But there’s no point In waiting un-
til the last minute to grapple wllh this annual ehore — especially
If you're due for a refund, as millions of taxpayers are.
(The Internal Revenue Serxlee take* a notoriously dim view
el people who pay leaa taxes than they owe. On the other hand.
It doesn't want you to pay a penny more than you really should.
You ran save money and avoid trouble by knowing the hasle In
rome tax rules and the legnl loophole* you’re entitled to use.
(Following la the Drat of five dispatches on how to pay and
not ox erpay — ,your taxes. They were w rltten for the average,
garden-variety taxpayer. Three ot the dispatches are carried In
tht* edition of the Pre-Date Page and Ihe others In the next Pre-
Date Page (No. *-138), all for release at will. Technical details
were cheeked for accuracy by the Internal Revenue Service.)
By JOSEPH D. HI TM AN
I nited Pres* International
WASHINGTON -4UP9- This
W (be time of year when s Visi-
h*r ftxm another platv-t might
notice a low buzzing sound ema-
nating from the continental ex-
name of the U. S. A. IP* made
by million* of pemils aermc-bing
on paper The background noise
is iwnchialed oecostonaHv by a
weary sigh, a mufled sob or a
The very' idea of having to fill
out, a tax return gives many
Americana the horror*. We’ve
Ikiilt up a whole folklore of fun-
ny (?) stories about the com-
plexities of the task.
But it's really not ail tual
bad. Anyone -- well, almo*t
anyone - can do it by following
direction'.- which the Interna!
Revenue Service has made as
^miple a-, rt jxissihlx can
1 Filling <Hit your 1963 income
j tax form is pretiv much the
] same old routine despite all the
talk about revising the tax
structure. That also goes for
the most enjoyable prosper, of
It's true that Congress is ef.n
sidering legislation that will
knock several hundred dollars
off the average taxpver s bill.
However, this lower rate
would take effect on this year's
tTxrome. It does NOT apply to
your 1963 tax Bdli which is due
midnight April 13.
There have been a few
changes in tax laws during
1963, but none that touch the
average taxpayer. They affect
only fl special »egmfn' of toe
I'axpny ing public.
For instance, the Internal Re-
venue Service put into eff'H t
regulations requiring more doc-
umentation for expense account
deductions. But this applies on-
ly to tlie man who deducts hi*
business expenses 'more on
this later l
Generally speaking, the ;>o
ot filling out the income 'ax
farm is flw same this years
last year. It takes only a sha-.-p
pencil, a cleai mind and the
ability to follop directi<m-
Here a.x a few guidepusts to
help yot^ along the way:
A federal income tax return
must he fife by everyone who
was a: c.rtiscn or .resident of 'lie
United .Stales during 1963 ami
w ho earned a cerutnn amount of
income. Tlie amount depends
on die taxpayer's age
Everyone who was under 65
years of age las! year must file
| a return If lie earned *600 or
! more A taxpayer who was over
63, or xvho reached/ hi* 65th
Mrthdax on or before Jan. 1,
1964. must file a return only if
his income w as $1,200 or more
I A self-employed individual
i must file if he had self-employ-
i ment any- of $400 or more.
\ Children aha come under tin*
rule This mean* that if a col-
lege or high school student
earned $6l*i h< mue*t file a re-
turn just hke an aduli.
(8^ TAX FORMS, Fa«e S)
| towards civil administration ay
j well as military operation*.
! -YLs'i, the condition if the
] and - guerrilla war continues
j "grave." as Defense Secretary
| Robert S. McNamara told Con-
j gross last week.
Considering these condition*,
the source* said c;i!gon may
decide to request the United
States for more supplies and
additional technician* to bolster
forces already there
Rrordent Johnson promised
Mat Gen. Nguyen Khanh Sat-
urday that the United States
would continue to provide h:s
government with aid to fight
the Viet Gong md to "increase
the confidence of the Vietnam-
ese people in their govern-
The President also said lie
had been assured by Khanh
that the South Vietnamese
army would increase its efforts
against the Communist rebel*
especially in tlie vital Mekong,
Delta area where guerrillas
(See DELAY" SEEN. Page «) i
and President Johnson
Local Rifle Club
Die Cuero Rifle t Pistol Oul
will he re-organized tonight al
a 7:30 meeting nt the DoD
House Cafe, accordinr to Pros,
ident Howard Gandy.
He said members and anyoc*
else interested were invited and
urged to attend.
"Wo want to try to get some-
thing started,” Gandy said.
"We re going to try to work up
some interest in s shooting pro-
Stolen Car Recovered
By Police on Sunday
Police Sunday morning found
Lester FVers' 1.961 Buick that
had been stolen Satur.lay night.
They also reported four traf-
f.c tickets ix#a*d during die
Frers *on, Mike, fxuked the
car beside the Ca.pri Hotel fcat-
urday night when he w ent to the
picture *lxav loewted ju*t around
The car was taken between
7:30 and 8 30 p.m., pilice said
It had a hill tank of gasoun.-
It was about 3:30 Sunday
morning that Sgt. Richard Ho-
gue found the ear in "he west
part (J the citv near the city
limits. It was parked on Ota
street, the gas gauge pointing
Hogue said the car apparently
had not been damaged except
for a ha1* burned in the «est,
presumably hxim a cigarette.
He stud the car smelled like^
Traffic ticket* were issued to.
Caroll Wayne Watson, for
driving without a drivers licen-
Raymond Aroaoo. for running
a red light,
Sylvrjtro rernandei, tar driv-
ing without a driver* license.
Herby Mackey, for speeding,
going 43 In • NLmH* son*.
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