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   Denton Record-Chronicle (Newspaper) - July 26, 1964, Denton, Texas                                DENTON RECORD- CHRONICLE Serving The University Center Of The Southwest WEATHER HOT 61ST YEAR uf DAILY SERVICE _ NO. 297 DENTON, TEXAS. SUNDAY MORNING, JULY PART SEVEN Jr. College Role To Be Stepped Up (EDITOR'S NOTE: in (liis article, No. 7 in a scries on (he report of the Commillce on Education Beyond the High School, the role of the junior college is onllincd.) By STUART LONG Record-Chronicle Austin iiurcau colleges like Cooke County Jun- ior College have a vital role in the proposals for mak- ing higher education in Texas far better than it is now. The Governor's Committee on Education Beyond the High School envisions that where there were students in the 32 state-supported junior col- leges this spring, there will be in 10 years, half of them beginning college work, and the other half taking vocational work to learn skilled trades. Junior colleges are primarily local colleges, sup- ported by the property-taxpayers and the students with state aid averaging per student. The committee proposes a vast expansion in this program; and to encourage local taxpayers to shoul- der the added taxes it will take, it proposed that the state take full advantage of the a year in federal aid which is available by putting up in extra state aid. to be matched by local funds, and then rematclied by federal funds to pro- vide a boost in vocational and technical classes in the junior colleges. The State Board of Education agreed with this recommendation in ad- vance, and has already asked the Legislature to put up its one-fourth to get this program going. The committee further proposed that the present 32 colleges he matched in other areas. It made no specific suggestions, but junior college experts say movements are already under way to set up new ones in Galveston, Wood-Van Zandt-Rains, Dallas, Tarrant, Pampa, and Gonzales Counties. They can see the need in the future for junior colleges in the Jasper-Newton-San Augustine and Orange County _areas and in one or two South Texas and West Tex- For a related story, see on Page 8, Section 2. as areas where a group of counties could join to- gether to create a teix base large enough to support The committee's reasoning is simple. If junior college work can be improved to full college level, it's far cheaper on parents and the state to start them in college at home. The committee estimated that if students were in junior colleges in their home towns, they could get their first two college years' training at a savings of to parents ami the -slate. Putting the proposed expansion of academic work alone into dollars, the committee had these com- parisons. In the school year just closed, the state put into junior colleges. Local taxpay- ers put in Students (and parents) put in in tuition. By 1972, with both increased enrollments and in- creafied quality, the junior college costs should be to the state, to local prop- erty taxpayers and in tuition. When vocational courses are added, local costs would be nearly The committee suggested thai junior college tuition be. kept lower than that of the state colleges and universities, to create the incen- tive to go there. This would leave the 22 state col- leges freer to concentrate on junior and senior years and graduate work. Big jobs would be given to these community col- leges. They would be told to tackle the problem of basic education for the adults in Texas who are illiterates. They would be given the chore of teaching young men and women to do the compli- cated new jobs in industry in Texas. They would provide the first half of college for about stu- dents a year. While the committee proposes to pay all instruc- tional costs of the academic-type work, and to help by paying.a fourth of the cost of vocational training, it proposes that local management, and all construc- tion costs, be left to local elected junior college boards. But they stress that junior colleges cannot survive unless they have enough tax bases, and they urge creation of county-wide colleges, or multi- county colleges, or merger of junior colleges in areas where populations have declined. The proposer! IB-member coordinating board for higher education would set standards to improve junior college instruction. But primarily they would remain local community colleges. (MONDAY: Where's the money coming from for all this higher -k it 40 Pages In 3 Sections 15 Cents Racial Rioting Continuing In Violence-Torn New York Police Halt Marchers In NY City NEW YORK broke up an intended anti- police parade in strife-torn Harlem Saturday, dispersed the intended marchers and arrested their Communist ringleader. The leader, William Epton, a N'egro and avowed Communist, was bundled into a police car shortly after he arrived at the starling point at Lenox Ave. and 116lh St. He protested that his follow- ers only intended a peaceful walk but a Negro policeman old him: "You are under arrest." Instead of the then sands of paraders that Epton had pre- dicted only about 300 marchers and spectators were on hand at lie scheduled 4 p.m. starling ime. A heavy detail of helmeled po- ice waded into them, shoving hem from the intersection and shouting to them to go home. The parade was intended to >lress Negro charges of police brutality a recurring com- plaint since rioting broke out in Harlem a week ago. The disor- ders here spread to Brooklyn. The disorders were sparked >y the fatal shooting of a 15- year-old Negro boy by a white policeman who said (lie toy was coming at him with a knife. Police who broke up the par- ade also arrested Conrad .ynn, Epton's atlornoy, xas crown a as they were lakcn away. Both were charged with disorderly wc" lhe to conduct on the ground they had Miss America caused a crowd lo collect. Rochester Riots Leave One Dead ROCHESTER, N.Y. white man was reported Killed Saturday as new racial riots erupted in defiance of a curfew clamped on in an effort to prevent renewal of violence that began Friday night. Police said the man reportedly was hit on the head by a looter and staggered into the street where he was lift by an automobile. Another death was reported in n riot area but it was not known immediately whclher Dial death was connect- ed with the violence. Groups of Negroes in automobiles sped from one part of Ihc city to another, hurling stones, smashing windows and looting stores in a hit-and-run manner. The outbreak began at a strcel dance in a Negro neiah- oorhood in the Joseph Avc- nue area, on the edge of Ihe downtown shopping district and a few blocks cast of the Eastman Kodak plant. Police took an unidenti- fied young Negro into cus- tody saying he was drunk and disorderly. When they Iricd to put him into a patrol car. scvcrul other young Negroes intervened. THE PAGEANT'S TOP TEN FINALISTS Miss Over 57 At Extreme Left Record'Cdronlcie MISS DENTON CITED Judges Charmed By Miss Athens PORT WORTH A brunette ley, who came to Ihc annual who sang and praised the value pageant as Miss Athens, at Ihc of sincerity, Sharon Rotnine r j' ut anu-ciiiy, kjlimuu We are under arrcst-we are McCauley, captured the Miss under arrest! Epton shouted Texas crown Salurday night and as the were lakcn awa. B lo hccome Judges selected Miss McCau- NTSU, TWU Rank High In Report Record-Chronicle'Aii si in Bureau em In 1965 outrank all present Texas State colleges except Sul Ross. Angelo lcn' Sandra Anders, University and Texas Woman's State College at San Angelo hasTj'88 Dcnlon' received the sec- University rank high on one of 94.86 Der cent, and Pan Ampr. award lor talenl among non- University rank high on one of lhe yardsticks of excellence laid out by the Governor's Commit- tee on Education Beyond the High School. The committee suggested as a goal lhat all college and uni- versity teaching be done by holders of master's degrees or more. TWU already has per cent of Its teaching done by holders of master's or doctor's degrees, while NTSU has 82.87 per cent, a survey by the Texas Commission on Higher Educa- tion on the fall semester of 1963 reveals. Sul Ross Stale College at Al- pine is high, with 100 per cent done by master's or doctor's degree holders. Low marks are Ihose of Lamar Slate College of Technology at Beaumont, with 75.S8 per cent, and the Univer- sity of Texas, with 76.30 per cent. Oddly enough, the two colleg- es which will join the state sys- 14.86 per cent, and Pan Amer- can College at Edinburg has 94.96 per cent. TWU ranks ourth in the percentage table. Body Of 14-Year-Old Girl Missing From Funeral Home SKOKIE, III. body of 14-year-old Theresa Koertgcn was stolen from a funeral home during the night in a grisly mys- tery. Capl. Edward Caulfield, chief of police, reported Saturday he had no clues, leads or theories in a case of a type he never be lore had encountered. He told a reporter some per- son or persons broke into the Haben Funeral Home, removed the body, from its casket, took it out a side door and vanished. Final the body conducted on schedule Saturday in St. Peter Roman Catholic church. The 500-capacity church was tvcll filled. The Rev. Elmer Klug ex- WBATHER DENTON ANO VICINITY; Ckar to Parlly cloudy with isolated afternoon and eve- nina thunderihowerj; continued hot through Monday. Hiah Sunday TEMPERATURES [Experiment SlallOA Ktport) Low Saturday 71 Saturday ....................1M Low Friday 7  Sun today at p.m.I Mm Monday at a.m. RAINFALL En. Sla. K-C Oaww Nor.c TMt Montii None ?.n July ru 30.75 Thll Ytar low UH YMr 11.H plained lhat the solemn Re- quiem High Mass was sung be cause it was for the benefit of the girl's soul. Tbe mourners were though many of them already had learned by word of of the eerie abduction. There was no casket. But In its place stood a catafalque, a draped, coffin-size structure. It was flanked by six tall black candle holders. The pallbearers were there too. Bert ol the Western on the Conn West Show, p.m. KDNT AM FM. (Adv.) conclusion of the four-day CUD test in Will Rogers Memorial Auditorium, First runner-up was Miss Foii Worth, Lenda Lee Varloy and second runner-up was Marilyn Kay Lewis of Dallas, Miss Ai- Jinglon. Lota Kalltlcen Ormsby of Al- iri T'ho represented Space City who placed third in the Miss Denlon cunlcsl earlier Ibis year, was one of the five final- ists. Although she was not named iid award lor talenl among i finalists. First award for non-finalist Sec MISS TEXAS, 1'agc Z NTSU STUDENT FINISHES IN TOP Kathleen Ormiby As Miss Space City 111 The I f ISews i r: E furnudoas Rrcw Tornadoc funnels dipped down in West Texas Satur- day .as intense heal across the slate was occasionally intciuptcd by brief thun- dersbowers. Several funnels were reported sighted near Breckcnridge and Weallicr- but [here were no in- juries. Police Seek Pasadena Mayor James L. Branimor and Ills wife, Grace, were served sub- poenacs Saturday ordering Idem lo appear before a Harris County grand jury Monday. The grand jury be- gan questioning witnesses on municipal affairs Friday and subpoenaed all city records of populous Pasadena. Town Simmers A West Berlin man neat- ly took a city police car from (he force's main ga- rage Saturday but had trou- ble robbing a bank, The bandit fled the bank without any money, driving away in the police car. Page See Amusements 2 Classified ...........10-lt 2 Editorials l Family Weekly____1-16 3 Signature Page ........8 I Sports ...............8-11 I TV Log ................g z Women's News .......1-4 2 OAS Slaps Trade Ban With Cuba buttle broke out. police called for reinforcements and the riot exploded In force. Negroes and Store windows Looting by whiles began. ____ ....._..... were smashed open. Liquor, tel- evision sets and golf clubs were among the objects stolen. The riot spread throughout ic neighborhood, which is bout two miles square, bound- (i by Clinton Avenue on the vest, Kelly Street on Hie north iudsoirAvemio on Ihc east anc Central Avinup oii the south. An estimated 500 Negroes be- Mime embroiled plus an undo nidmornlng stale and local po-n.m. Sunday, ice bad cleared streets and an II went far beyond the dec- itncasy quiet prevailed. larallon of the eighth conference one point, a Negro wns of foreign ministers, held at Punla del listc, Uruguay, in eterencc to the New York City ioting that began after a white enuiD shot and killed a Ne- youth who the officer said ittackcd him with a knife. Police and firemen al Ihc Ro- chester riol scene were the tar- Sec ROCHESTER, Page 2 thousand" missed along.................. ihorlly after daybreak, but by Negroes were Joseph Avenue WASHINGTON cign ministers of the American by a 15-4 vote early Sunday slapped diplomatic and economic sanctions on Com- munist Cuba, denounced the Ki- dcl Cnslro regime for aggres- sion against Venezuela, and threatened to use armed force If the Havana government contin- ues its subversive activities against hemisphere nations. The historic decision of Ihe hemisphere's foreign ministers, meeting In tticlr ninth consulta- tive session, was voted shortly after midnight Salurday at a plcmiry session in tbe Organize, tlon of American States' head- ermincd lesser' number of quarters building. v'hiles. it was one of the toughest ac- Police reported that "a couple lions laken collectively by American nations since Castro came Into power Jan. 1, 10SO, It will be formally signed at U Al icard lo tell another the section "like a little January 1062, which declared the Castro regime Incompatible with the inter-American system. An attempt was made nl the sevenlh conference, held In Au- gusl I960 at San Jose. Costa Hica, lo outlaw llic Castro re- gime hut the pressure there was strong against denunciation. Woman Questioned In Fatal Shooting o A 42-ycnr-old Dentnn woman I released without bond late Salurday alter being held by (lie Dcnton Police Department for Investigation in connection with the falal shooting of John Cooper of 1020 East Hickory Kriday night. Police Chief Andy Anderson said Saturday nighl lhat the woman was released on the in- struction of County Atfy. John Lawhon following polygraph tests in Dallas Saturday morn- ing. Lawjion was not available for comment Saturday night, but Anderson said it is expected the case will be presented lo the arrangements arc Denton County Grand Jury al [pending al William F. Jones its next meeting. Ih'uneral Home. Cooper died early Saturday morning In the Flow Memorial Hospital Emergency Room fit- ter officers found him lying on the ground in the 1100 block of Fiasl McKinney will] a bul- let wound in his stomach. Sgt. Eddie Ilucy and Patrol- man Calvin Ballard arrested Ihc woman a short lime after Cooper was found and laken to Ihc hospital. Cooper was an employe of Ihe Dcnton Country Club and and had formerly worked at a number of other Dcnton busi- nesses. TO KKA't OF 8.8 PER CliJVT Land Sales Booming By JIM BARLOW R-C Sfalf Writer Denton County land sales are booming lo the tune of from to an acre. THAT'S WHAT a Record- Chronicle study of county deed records just com- pleted Saturday shows. Accurate figures on speci- fic land coils and the total market value of land in the county is hard to obtain. The only basis for dis- High school students gel an- nual pictures made now. Dead- line approaches. Marvin Love- less Studios. (Adv.) covering the price of land in the county is by examining deed records In Ihe county clerk's office and computing Ihc costs from federal lax stamps affixed lo Ihcm. THE FEDERAL govern- ment taxes land transac- tions at the rate of per thousand dollars and re- quires that the tax stamps be affixed to Ihc deed. This will reveal lhe value on most of the smaller par- cels of (and sold. Bui the really tig traders don'1, like lo have everybody know what they paid lor the land naturally so, as they plan (o resell it so they will frequently not affix Ihe tax stamps until after the deeds have been recorded and re- turned lo them. Thus there is no public record of what many large sales of land brought. SO IN COMPARING the amount of money spent on land every year with the lotal evaluation of the coun- ty, a reporter can only get a general figure and one that is probably too low ________See DKNTON, Page I SchmiU, Floyd, Hamlett Ambu- lance. Phones 382-22H and 38J. 4H7.   

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