San Antonio Light, January 2, 1965

San Antonio Light

January 02, 1965

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San Antonio Light (Newspaper) - January 2, 1965, San Antonio, Texas ORANGE BOWL Texas 21 Alabama 17 COTTON BOWL Arkansas 10 Nebraska 7 SUGAR BOWL Louisiana St. 13 Syracuse 10 ROSE BOWL Michigan 34 Oregon St. 7 THE DAILY LIQHT Is Delivered to or Thirty-Eight Percent More Homes Than All Other San Antonio Newspapers Combined THE SAN ANTONIO Telephone CA6-2441 LTBHT TEXAS Classified CA6-1231 84th 349 SATURDAY, JANUARY 2, 1965 26 PAGES 5 CENTS LONG-GONE LONGHORN Texas' Ernie Koy (23) outruns everyone, in- cluding Alabama's Hudson Harris as he scampers 79 yards for Texas' first, touchdown in tlio Orange Bowl foot- ball game at Miami. (Oilier pictures and ilorics In Sqorli Sec.) (Pictures on Pages 2 and 5.) SAIGON, South Viet Nam (UPI) Fresh government troops airlifled lo the six-day battle for Binh Gia found weak- ening Viet Cong resistance ear- ly Saturday. A U.S. military spokesman said significant contact had been reported wilh Communist guerrillas in Ihe area of Ihe Ro- man CaUhlic refugee village 40 miles soulheasl of Saigon. A full battalion of Vietnam- ese troops was airlifled into the battlefield aboard 48 U.S. heli- copters manned by American crews. The reinforcements gave the government more than l.OOC soldiers in the battlefield. FORCED BACK The Communists fought of attempts to reach the wreck age of a downed U. S. helicop ter. Vietnamese marines reach ed the wreckage twice Thurs day but were forced back. They recovered the body of one o the four U. S. Army helicopte crewmen. The fate of Ihe other: was not known, but they wer- feared lo have been killed. Thirty-seven assault helicop tcrs flew with the Iroop-carrj ing helicopters. They p o u r e firo on Communist positions around the village 40 miles southeast ol Saigon, swooping low for strafing runs with ma- chine guns and rockets. Ten Vietnamese air force planes piloted by Americans also pinned down the Commu- nists during the troop landings. LIGHT FIRE Only light groundfire greeted Ihe helicopters as they settled down with their troop loads. The casually loll for Ihe bal- lle stood at 185 Vielnamese killed or wounded and 17 Amer- icans kitted, wounded, or mis- sing. Guerrilla losses were also heavy, officials said. More than 100 bodies already have been counted in the battle area, and at least 20 Commu- nist dead were known to have been carried away. There was no sign of two other Americans reported miss- ing in another area, 40 miles north of Saigon. They failed to reliirn from a surveilance flifilit in a light army plane. (In Washington, the missing men were idenlilied as Air Misty Weekend 'orce Capt. Kurt C. McDonald, an Bruoo, Calif., and Army fc. Edward R. Dodge, Nor- olk, Va., whose wife lives in 'ehrbach, West Germany.) in another development, Com- nunist snipers fired on a ,roup of Americans on a holi- ay outing in the Saigon sub- irbs, but there were no inju- ies. The Americans were wa-' erskiing. The shots missed. Maxwell Taylor, U. S. ambas- ;ador to Viet Nam, said suc- cess against the Viet Cong in 965 depends a great deal on political stability in Saigon. The old problem of stability of government, he said, pre- sents "very severe problems it) 19G5." Taylor gave his outlook for :he new year in a television interview with the Columbia Broadcasting Syslem. It was filmed in Saigon. Taylor said Ihe military out- look was good. San Antonio's weekend m a get a little misty. The forecast is for a few ligh showers or scattered shower and thnndershowers Saturda and Saturday night. A cheerfi nole is thai it may be a liltl cooler Saturday night and Sun day as southerly winds of 1 to 20 miles per hour hecom northwesterly. The high temperature Saturda. will be near 80, following a early morning low in the middle GOs. The high Friday was 78. 21 Deaths on British Roads LONDON (UPI) Twenty- one persons were killed on Brit ish roads in New Year's acci- denls, authorities estimated Fri- day. A road safety official said it was a "black beginning" for the new year and a rise ol live over the Christmas-Boxing Day two-day holiday, when 1C persons were killed. The Editor A fatal stabbing climaxed a ash of violence late New Year's Day in San Antonio. Other incidents included a onble slabbing, another knifing, a hatchet attack, a North Side ipartment building shooting and i Vance-Jackson service station oldup. STABBING AT TAVERN The falal stabbing occurred at i tavern on South Laredo Street, >olice said. Dead on arrival at Robert B. Green Hospital was Gabriel Lopez, 33, of 431 Jean. Police said Lopez apparently was taken to the hospital two or .lirce hours after the stabbing. They said the victim evidently went home. Then an ambulance picked him up al home and took Mm to the hospital. Police were seking the alleged assailant identified in an anony- mous telephone call to the police dispatcher. Two persons were hi critical condition at Santa Rosa Med- ical Center after being slabbed in an affray at the Tom Cat Alley tavern, -5915 Com- aerce. Mrs. Olivia Florcs 26, and Jose Martinez, 38, both of 203 Ocaso Walk, were slabbed in a quarrel involving Mrs. Flores' husband and father-in-law. TWO COUNTS Joe Flores, 63, of 332 Henry, was booked on Iwo counts of as- to murder, and Rudy Flo- es, 29, of the same address, as booked for assault and ob- tnictitig police. Rudy is the nsband and Jose the falher- i-Iaw of Ihe injured woman, olice said. Police said Mrs. flores has een living wilh Mr. and Mrs. since being estranged rom her husband. Police said was try- ig to stop a quarrel between Irs. Flores and her husband vhen the elder Flores atlacked Martinez and Mrs. Flores vith a knife. has stab wounds in he back and Mrs. flores in Ihe eft side. TWO BOYS BURNED In other incidents, two boys .ulfercd severe burns to their lands when firecrackers which hey held exploded. .Tenry 8, son of tfr. and Mrs. Pete Heroandez, .510 Brunswick, was in good condition nt Santa Rosa Med- Recommends O Infernal Be veil lias niinoiinnrd a crackdown oil right-wing lax exemptions. Read William F. Rucklcy Jr.'s "On the Right" column on Page 10. 6 Khrushchev, on the whole, was a help to the aims of 1he Russian people, says Alexander Kerensky, Soviet premier in 1917, now living in the United States. Bob Considinc's article is on Page 11. Victoria, is rapidly becoming an "Indus- trial Giant on the Prairie." Sunrise staff writer Jerry Deal visits the thriving Texas city for the latest developments. See Page 5. ComiiiR in the hiR Sunday Light. A de- tailed analysis of the past year's accomplish- ments and a dramatic insight inlo progress ahead in 19G5 will he featured in an entire "Yoar End" roundup section. Il.'s another Light, "extra" reading honus. WHICl'HER HE WAS MODEST or just reluctant about coming into a troubled world, Vincent Bryan Beaudoin, officially recorded as the first baby born in the new year in Bexar County, waited for some time to claim credit. Brooke General Hospital nurse Maj. Ruby Wells holds Vincent for his public debut and for liis parents, Capt. and Mrs. Clarence Beaudoin, to view. (Conlinued on Page 4, Col. 4) FORECAST Considerable cloudiness Sal- urdny and Sunday, wilh a few lighl showers or t hundershowers iiUurday a n d Salurday night, turning a lillle cooler Saturday night and Sun- day. The winds will be souther- ly 10 to 20 miles per hour, becoming northwcsl- erly Salurday night. The high temperature Salurday will be near 80, following an early morning low In Ihe middle 60s. By WARREN ROGERS Special In The Light AUSTIN President Johnson headed back to Washington Sat- urday, after a two-week holiday at his LBJ ranch. Johnson wound up his holiday vilh a flourish a wary eye at recent steel price icreases. After a quiet New Year's eve at the ranch, the President con- inued working on his State of The Union message and his >udget for Ihe fiscal year slart- ng July 1. He alerted his stall to be ready lo leave early Sat- urday for the flight back to Washington, ending a week-long guessing game about his inten- :ions in this regard. ASKS REPORT On the steel price situation House Press Secrelary George Reedy said Ihe Presi dent had ordered Gardner Ack ley, chairman of Ihe Council o Economic Advisers, lo "loo' inlo it and report back to him.' Reedy said the Ackley study would not be a sweeping kin> of thing, and it might or migh not include recommendations. The President has indicate some concern thai steei prid increases, possibly resulting Sunrise Index 'om pay increases now being cgotiated, might have an in- ationary effect. He has litlle egal machinery with which lo ontrol either pay or price ses. But there are indications e will use his powers or moral uasion to the utmost, if he nds genuine ground for infla- onary fears. BACKED BY JFK There have been no over-all irice increases in the steel in- uslry since Oclober, 19G2. The ate President Kennedy was able at that time to block a pro ected jump in steel prices, 'here have been "selective in- reases" in galvanized and ither kinds of steel, however, a recent spate of six 01 TEMPERATURES 1 p.m. 2 p.m. 3 p.m. 4 p.m. 5 p.m. 6 p.m. .74 7 p.m. .76 8 p.m. .76 9 p.m. ..76 10 p.m. 75 11 p.m. 73 Midnight 72 70 69 ..G9 68 Last year: High, 62; low, 32. (Weather map: Pago 8.) Amusements, Page 4. Around Ihe Piaza, Page 9. Classified, Pages 12, 16-22. Comics, Pages 6, 7, 22, Crossword Puzzle, Page 6. Death Notices, Page 16. Editorial, Page 10. Features, Page II. Gnrcn on Bridge, Page 7. Religious Weekly, 1'ngcs MA. Society, Page 7. Sports, Pages 13-15. TV Logs, Page 7. eight of these is what has been causing some presidential con- ern. Reedy said Ackley would re- port "soon" lo the President, ant he was not sure precisely when that would he. The White House released a copy of the President's message lo Ihe people of Finland on the lOOlh anniversary of Ihe birth of Jan Sibelius. The message said: "We in America celebrate this year the centennial of the birth of Jan Sibelius, the grea Finnish composer. His achieve ment has become a part of the world's cultural heritage (Continued on Page 4, Col. 3) New Yearns Toll Soarini 1st Bexar By United Press InterflaHonol The nalion's New Year's holi- day Iraffic death count topped Ihe 200 mark Friday night as deaths piled up at a macabre seven-per-hour pace which safe- ty officials said could make this the worst New Year's toll in history. Nalional Safety Council ex- perts said if Ihe death rate continued Ihe final figure would eclipse not only the record of 374 traffic fatalities for a three- day New Year's set in 1959-60, lull also surpass Ihe mark ol for a four-day New Year's holiday, set In 1056-57. A safety council spokesman said (he total was even run- ning ahead of Ihe rale during the first 24 hours of the Christ- mas holiday a week ago. In :hat 78-hour period United Press International counted 596 :raffic victims. A New Year's holiday traffic loll has never before exceeded that of Christmas during t h e same year. The latest count showed 218 persons killed In traffic acci- dcnls, 315 In fire, 2 in planes and 14 in miscellaneous mis- haps for a tolnl of 267. California was leading the na- tion with 33 traffic deaths. When the infant son of Capt. nd Mrs. Clarance Beaudoin lipped into the world at Brooke eneral Hospital early New Year's Day he made an ie didn't squawk loud enough. Had ho let out enough lusty rells, someone might have real- zed right away he was the irsl infant born in a Bexar County hospital in 1965. As it was, his arrival at a.m. went unheralded while two ilso-rans in downtown San An- tonio hospitals were given blue ribbons for simultaneously arriv- ing at a.m. These infants were born to Mrs. Carmen Maldonado at Santa Rosa Medical Center and Mrs. Carlos Peralta at Robert B. Green Hospital. The Beandoins live at 310 Centerway. The captain is as- signed to Randolph Air Force Base. Six Germans Knifed by GI BAD KISSINGEN, (UPI) An American GI "ran amok" in a German restaurant Friday and knifed six Germans before he was subdued, police said. PFC. Gary L, Stone, stationed with the 64th Armored Division In Schweinlurt, was celebrating New Year's Eve with other Ols and Germans in the "Zur Krone" restaurant In Ihe village of Oerlcnbach, near Bad Kiss- ingen. ;