Rocky Mount Evening Telegram, July 23, 1964

Rocky Mount Evening Telegram

July 23, 1964

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Rocky Mount Evening Telegram (Newspaper) - July 23, 1964, Rocky Mount, North Carolina ttteOIUM PHONII nut iKIitv A BMklcitpIni PubUilttr Clrculilltn Ntwi Btflttr Dliplty Advtrtfifng Clitillltd Advtrtliliw Ipcrli THE EVENING TELEGRAM WEATHER Variable cloudiness and wani through Friday with f IFfYTHIRD 283 TWO ROCKY THURSDAY JULY 1964 6c DAILY 15e SUNDAY 40c WEEKLY Convoy uerrillos Spring Another Ambush By MALCOLM BROWNE Viet Nam powerful Communist unit pounced on a mechanized relief force late Inflicting 54 casual lies and destroying an armored vehicle with recoilless Property Owners Appeal Ruling ers of a restaurant and a motel are preparing to appeal to the Supreme Court the land mark decision by a threejudge federal court upholding consti tutionality of the new Civil Rights I think justice will prevail we will be given a favorable verdict by the Supreme said Lester proprietor of the Pickrick Moreton Rollcston head of the Heart of Atlanta Motel said he would abide by the order but would appeal im The men commented Wednes day shtvtly after the judges is sued injunctions against their establishments in the first two court tests of the new The effective date of the n junctions was delayed until 11 to allow time for appeals Rollcston filed suit against the to block enforce the law within two hours after it was signed on July 2 by President Maddox was sued by three Negroes he chased from res taurant at gunpoint on July The Negroes later were joined by the Justice Both suiti questioned t Basic arguments in each case hinged on Whether Congress had constitutional authority to enact the The court disposed of this issue ruling on the laws The about 25 miles northwest of was the latest In a bloody series of one aday attacks on big govern ment Vietnamese officers estimated that their forced killed 60 of the They captured one Communist a 57MM recoilless Seventeen government troops were 34 were wounded and three were Sever al advisors were involved In the but all were re ported The fight began along a road as several hundred troops and about 25 amphibious personnel carriers were rushing from the Trung Lap ranger post to the defense of a beleaguered out The government force evi dently was not caught by sur and was fighting as soon as first shots rang out The road runs near edge of the Communist controlled and densely jungled area north of Saigon that is called D The seesaw fighting continued until two after The government launched a new operation but no new contract was The government reported finding a nass grave containing the bodies of 42 Viet Cong guer rillas who had participated in the bloody attack on Cal Be In te course of the 40 women and children were their quar ters were burned to the and about 20 defenders were The government also said to day 70 Viet Cong had been killed in a Mekong River delta clash when Saigon troops moved to the defense of Cha Luoc Friendly troops reportedly lost 17 killed and 32 For the past the Viet Cong has hit a large govern jnent unit somewhere in South Nam every often xe avy government MeamyhuV Air Force MM flfircules transports began returning 400 Vietnamese troops from the Mekong River Delta to 40 miles south of the frontier of Communist North Viet TESTIFIES HUSBAND WANTED TO GET RID OF HER Accompanied by investigator Jamet Lcahan and nurse Ruth 74yearold Ednah it pictured on her way to testify In her divorce suit in Lot She told the court husband of 55 rancher George he would give a million dollars if someone would take her off his hands but she had no idea he actual ly had that kind of AP Wirephoto Death Toll Grows In Singapore Riots SINGAPORE and Malays poured into the streets of Singapore for more racial battles pushing the official death toll to 18 since communal rioting began Tues day Hospitals reported 65 more in jured were brought in after four hours of serious most of them during a morning break in the curfew to allow people to buy Conflicting official reports of the total number of injured In the battling ranged from 192 to more riot units troops bad hauled in persons on curfew violation charges and another 195 were charged with unlawful assembly or A federal police spokesman in Kuala capital of said the sit uation continued serious in Sin the rioting had not spread to other parts of Malay NC Elections Board To pet Change Of Venue North Carolina Elections Board hearing into alleged voting ir regularities in the May pri mary in Madison County will resume Monday amid changing legal The state Jboard succeeded Wednesday in getting a change of venue for a hearing in which Madison County political lead er Zeno Ponder asks the state board to show cause why he should not be certified as the Democratic nominee of the 34th State Senate Attorneys for how are appealing the ruling moving the hearing tt The appeal likely will be heard in Marshall The Slate Elections Board meanwhile plans to reopen its hearing concerning the county administration of the May 30 primary in which Ponder edged Clyde Norton of Old Fort by 400 All books used in Madi son Countys 23 precincts prior to the June 27 runoff primary still are The state board already has fired the Madison County Elec tions Board and appointed a new threemember Roy Freeman and Ernest the two Democrats on the old county have initi ated a ew legal maneuver de signed to reinstate The appeal of their ouster Both now have filed petitions for writs tf certiorari as sub stitute actions for the They claim there is no evidence that Freeman negligently or in tentionally failed to retain cus tody and possession of any of the missing poll Their petition also calls the slate boards action In replac ing them arbitrary and captri clous and says appointment of their replacements was without consideration of recommenda tlons of Democratic party of To Decide On Opening Date RALEIGH Bord sr Belt Association will meet in Dumber ton Friday night to act on a recommendation that to jacco markels of the Boarder Belt begin auction sales An advisory committee to the Bright Belt Warehouse Associ ation recommended the date at Raleigh meeting It also proposed that the Eas ern North Carolina Belt open he season the Middle Belt 10 and the North CarolinaVirginia Old Belt The dales are subject to ap proval by asso ialions of the various The advisory committee was old that the 1964 crop is from one to two weeks later in its growth than at the same time last The proposed ope ing dales or the Border and Eastern iclls are five days later lhan in The Middle Bell dale is one day later and the Old Belt one day In past years the Eastern Belt has opened on a jut will begin sales this year on a The committee was told this will allow more lime for sales to be completed in Buying and grading personnel usually move from Georgia to Eastern North Caro FLEET FLAGSHIP VISITS SAIGON The light cruiser Oklahoma flagship of the 7th arrives in Saigon harbor on July 21 for iti first threeday tional vltit to South AP Wircphoto Todays Telegram Bridge 6B Business 8B Classified 1213B Comics 6B Crossword 6B Editorials 4A Horoscope MB Local IB Obituaries 13A Sports 24B TVRadio 12B Women 610A Chinese who Had set up thejr own vigilante in o lage on the eat njm iifff Three miles from the center of the a group of Malays beat up a Chinese while another group of Malays tried to loot a Chinese goldsmiths Clubwielding police scattered the More than police and troops are patrolling the The rioting began Tuesday night during a procession by 000 Malays marching in honor of the Prophet Mohammeds The Chinese outnum ber the Malays more than 5 to in but the Malays dominate the government of of which ingapore is a Two international airlines canceled their flights to Singa Security precautions at the airport were tightened to prevent any incident to persons using carriers still Four More Looters Shot By Police As NY Riots Continue Crowds Throw Bottles At Policemen By MALCOLM STEPHENSON NEW YORK ihot and wounded four Negroes as racial looting and vandalism raged in Brooklyn through Ihe Police said the Negroes shot were accused of Several policemen were in jured during the citys fifth straighl night of racial Police counted 145 stores loot ed in Ihe predominantly Negro BedfordStuyvesant section of Marauders smashed store windows and ran off with anything they could Crowds of jeering and hurling missiles at surged through the streets Wednesday Steelhelmeted police fired volley after volley over the heads of Ihe roving bands to break up the In 500 white teen agers pelted Negro demonstra ors outside police headquart A police charge broke up he was quiet even quieter than on a normal summer Wednesday po ice There were no riot No police shots were No streets were sealed off in the nalions largest Negro commu where violence had flared ror four nights in a row follow ng the fatal shooting of a 15 yearold Negro boy by A white police More than 120 Negroes were arrested night and pre ed felonious looting rom stores i were and disorder About 200 store Win dows were making a otal of 400 since the riots star Many in the Brooklyn crowds See RIOT Page 13A Reds Involved NEW YORK AP Top city officials say Communists had a hand in starting New Yorks racial bnt Negro leaders discount or minimize the Communist Mayor Robert Wagner told reporters Wednesday night there was some evidence of Communist He declined further but said the FBI had supplied in formation of the greatest In Federal Action Blasted By Banking Commission RALEIGH AP The quick action of federal authorities in approving new branch banks in North Carolina came under fire Wednesday by a member of the Stale Banking Edwin Brown of Murfrees said that if the rapidity in approving the new branches were going to be running a mail order banking Brown made the comment during a hearing which pitted first Citizens Bank and Trust against the First National Bank of Eastern North Caro The Banking Commission ap proved an application from FirstCitizens for authority to open a branch in First with headquar ters in opened a branch in Pollocksville a few weeks Brown told Ihe commission that the First National applica tion had been approved by the Comptroller of currency 45 days after the application was An application by FirstCitizens was filed with the stale about the same I am annoyed at the rapidi ty wilh which this application was Brown How are we going to cope with such things when we have such an orderly system in this stale of thoroughly investigaling be fore approving applications Although First Citizens has received permission to open a Pollocksville the open ing will revolve on a federal court First Citizens has filed suit to challenge First Nationals right to be in Pol Also pending in federal court are several other suits filed by different banks in opposition to First National Europe Interferes In US Political Matters EDITORS Re publicans nomination of Barry Goldwater has shar ply criticized by many newspa pers in allied European coun and how by Soviet Pre mier Khruschev a manner that for diplomat wouW be im proper Interference in internal In U proper What is Its aim John AP diplomatic affairs pro some By JOHN IIIGHTOWER WASHINGTON AP The sharp debate over foreign policy which Is developing in this years presidential election campaign seenrs likely to excite more reaction In foreign coun tries than any American politi cal dispute since the end of World Much of the European press has already expressed bitter criticism A the nomination of Barry assailing him as the leader of those who would change fundamental positions in world Soviet Premier Khrushchev raised the operation to the sum mit level this week by denounc ing both the Republican nomi nee and Ihe platform on which ho is This kind of action by a for eign official Is traditionally classified in diplomacy as inter ference in the Internal affairs of the United and the diplo mat who trhd it would quickly find himself in serious In British Ambassador Lionel SackvilleWest was sent home for taking in the contest between Grover Cleve land and Benjamin and his fate is well remember in the Washington diplomatic corps to this But the rules that silence am bassadors do not operate for presidents and speak ing from Khruschev told a Polish an dience that the candidate put forward by the Republican par ty made it clear that he wants to enter the White House under the slogans of unbridled anil communism war He also asserted that the Re publican which he de nounced as had been adopted in nn atmosphere reminiscent of the fascist gath erings In RIOT DAMAGE IN BROOKLYN A policeman stands inside a grocery store whose front windows were broken during outbreak of racial violence and widespread looting in the BedfordStuyvesont lection of AP Wirephoto By jdSEPk COYNE Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON House committee prepared to act today on President John sons Appalachia program in the wake of a Republican charge the billion measure is being railroaded on orders from the White A House Public Works sub committee scheduled a final closed door meeting on the re vised bill for It was to be followed an hour later by a meeting of the full House Public Works The subcommittee began Wednesday putting the finishing Demos Pushing Poverty Law By JOHN CHADWICK WASHINGTON AP Administration leaders drove fcv Senate passage of President Johnsons antipov erly bill today after accepting a states rights amendment they hoped pick up support from Southern The bill has come under heavy attack from Barry Goldwater of the Re publican presidential He has called it u backward looking hodgepodge with the single objective of securing Goldwater was not on han1 when the Senate opene1 debate on the bill ie fight against it was led by John who had joined Goldwater earlier In de nouncing UIR measure in a mi See POVERTY Page 13A Compiled by Federal Avia tion Agency at Municipal Air Barometric reading trend at 10 steady Relative humidity 87 Wind calm Temperature Summary Highest yesterday 83 Lowest this morning 71 Precipitation Summary Total or 24 hoars ending at 7 none Sunset today Sunrise tomorrow Moonrise today Full Moon tomorrow Prominent Stars high in southeast low In southwest sets risei touches on the program aid West Virginia and parts of 10 other are North South Tennessee and Republicans lost all attempts to amend the bill on straight party line votes They say the need for the pro gram has not yet been William R William R See APPALACHIA Page 13A Sheppard Wins Another Round In His Court Battle Ohio Sa muel Sheppard has outlasted the prosecution in another legal battle to remain out of prison and it appears it could be weeks or even months before he learns his Sheppard won a new round Wednesday when a threejudge federal panel of the 6th Cir cuit Court of Appeals held his his freedom were valid until the court could decide if the District Court order for his release would The court is not scheduled to meet again until October and there no indication that earlier action would be central figure in one of the nations most publicized murder headed with his new wife to their Cleveland home to wait until the legal smoke His Lee Bailey of said I dont think this case will ever be Another Moon s Shot Prepared CAPE AP experts assessed the re sults of a successful space gli der another launch team today prepared the Ranger 7 spacecraft for a shot at the moon on A deltawinged Project Asset craft survived a fiery mile an hour ballistic flight from Cape Kennedy Wednesday in a test of materials for ma neuverable manned vehicles of the After the 25minule dive through the Asset parachuted intothe Atlan tic Ocean about miles southeast of here and was kept afloat by inflatable Four paradivers frojn the Air Rescue Service jumpetl into the sea and secured the craft for a recovery Then they climbed into airdropped life rafts and babysat with the pay load for nearly 10 hours until the range fessel Coastal Sentry reached t Final Showdown New Cuba Quarantine Sought At Conference By ARY MOLEON WASHINGTON in torAmerican foreign ministers conference headed for a final showdown today with a majori ty reportedly already to vote for a Diplomatic and trade quarantine on All six foreign ministers who adresscd the Wednesday supported Venezue las for a stiff penalty on the Fidel Castro regime for Brazil continued efforts to find a compromise solution to avoid a split with Mexico and Chile while satisfing most oth er member Secretary of Stale Dean Rusk asked the conference Wednes day to impose sanctions on and a warning to the Castro regime that the full weight of the regional security system will be iipplied if it persists in Rusk also called on the Free World countries lo take ap propriate steps in the field A trade wilh Tfe United Slales has hadonly partial suc cess in its own efforts to per suade its their with In his RusJc did not spell oul the sanctions he pro but the foreignministers have beforf them a resolution calling for aU membersof of American States to break diplomatic and trade relations with Venezuela IForeign Minister Ignacio Iribarren In presenting hjg countrys Thedestlny of our organ ization depends upon the deci sion adopted He called for the application of all measures underlhe Inter Foreign Minister Daniel Odu ber i Costarica the con Aggression by Cuba against Venezuela Has been We have now to decMe if there is an interAmoritan law or if we to ;