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San Antonio Light (Newspaper) - January 11, 1967, San Antonio, Texas B52s Soften Foe for Troops STORY IN COLUMN 8 FOR THE 8th STRAIGHT YEAR THE LIGHT IS DELIVERED TO MORE HOMES THAN THE 2nd 3rd NEWSPAPERS COMBINED! 'FINAL TODAY'S MARKETS SAN ANTDNID Telephone CA6-2441 Classified CA6-123I 86th YEAR-NO. 357 WEDNESDAY, JANUARY II, 1967 80 PAGES SCENTS Hike on Income Tax Asked by LB J U.S. Pavilion In Jeopardy There's a good chance a federal pavilion might not be part of the 1968 HemisFair complex, Mayor McAllister said Wednesday. The mayor's statement came Applause Greets Viet Stand n answer to a question on the current controversy regarding a deed to four acres of land for the pavilion. WASHINGTON (AP) Presi- dent Johnson has asked Con- gress to increase taxes to help pay for the Vietnam war in which "we face more cost, more loss, and more agony." Congressional reaction to a tax boost is cool. After thundering approval HemisFair other kind under the circum- stances." 'OUR MENTOR' He said the alternative would McAllister was asked whether be for city officials to contacl chances of the pavilion being U.S. Rep. Gonzalez, who he described as we built would be dim if the U.S. Commerce a restrictive Department of vould not accept __________ deed for the land for the struc- ture. HOLLER HURRAH the mayor answered, 'and at this point I'd almost be ready to holler hurrah." McAllister stressed, however, he still considered a federal pavilion to be an integral part of the fair complex. He was asked what steps could be taken if a restrictive deed would be refused. "We can't give them any our and see ___ __ can straighten it out." The Department of Com merce has said through its legal counsel that it cannot ac- cept a deed to the land with restrictions as to its future dis- position. The city's position is the deed already has restrictions since the Urban Renewal Agen- cy, which contracted for the property, restricts land to pub- lic use. HAY THERE! Bales of alfalfa from Devine are scattered a good block back to the overpass on the northbound leg of IH 35 freeway near the Alamo Street exit. The hay was knocked from the truck Powell Reaction when the top row of bales hit the bottom of the rail- road overpass Driver Roy Brown employed by South West Farm Ranch Supplies, escaped injury. Traffic was disrupted an hour. Inside Third Party Hinted (Picture and Related Story on Page 6.) WASHINGTON (AP) Adam Clayton Powell urges Negroe to break their long allegiance t the Democratic party, and hinl that a third party may be thei best political weapon. Stuhg by the refusal Ttiesda of the House to seat him at leas until a committee probes hi qualifications, Powell tol cheering Negro followers on thf Capitol steps: "We might star a third They cheered wildly am chanted, "Adam for president Adam for TAX ADVICE He told them to stop paying their taxes and to stop sup porting the two major politica parties. Later, statement, Powel called on Negroes "along will our white friends" to consider "a new independent course o action in which they are the bal ance of power in all elections.' Republicans and many Demo crats joined Tuesday in rebuf They'll Grin And Bexar It Special lo The Light AUSTIN Bexar County's three senators all brought their luck with them Wednesday morning. When the Senate held its drawing to see which 16 sena- tors will serve four-year terms and which 15 will serve two- year terms, all three Bexar senators drew the lucky odd numbers. This means that Sens. Joe J. Bernal and V. E. (Red) Berry of San Antonio and Wayne Con- nally of Floresville will not be up for re-election until 1970. Connally serves a South Texas district which includes a por- tion of Bexar County. (Earlier story, Page M.) I fing efforts by the Democratic leadership to have Powell seat ed as a member of the hew Con gress while his qualifications are investigated. Instead, he was told in a 36. to 64 vote to stand aside while a special nine-member commit- tee, to be named next week, ex- amines his qualifications in the light of widespread charges that he has abused his congressional office in the past. STILL ON PAYROLL The committee is to make its recommendation in five week_. Powell is to keep his pay and office staff in the 'interim. "It all depends on ;aid a member. "If he gets to- ;ether with the committee and s cooperative, he might get off with being censured. But I don't expect him to be seated." Powell didn't sound like man interested in getting t gether with his House co leagues. "They're the biggest bunch political hypocrites in th he told the crowd ou side the Capitol, which closed on him and held him tight pressed in its midst. Powell urged them to stan jlack and solid against th white world. "What has happened to m ms crystallized the b 1 a c he said. "What they'r doing to me will mushroom from Watts to Harlem." FLAYED LIBERALS Later, Powell flayed Norther iberals and the Republican pat y as the new leaders "of so phisticated race hatred i (Continued on Page 4, Col. 3) The Editor Recommends A familiar reader suffering from an unpleasantly ailment asks: "What is the newest treat- ment for bursitis of the Read Dr. Lester Coleman's professional advice, and warning, on Page 38. Also on the medical front, The Light continues the series "What Modern Medicine Can Do For You" on Page 26. America's little misses may look forward to a stylish season, reports Kencta Smith Byrne, Light fashion editor, on Page 44. She is attending the spring fashion showings in New York this week. The American working woman. Who is she? What are her problems? Turn to Page 42 for the first of a two-part series on this subject. TODAY'S INDEX Amusements, Page 50. Around the Plaza, Page 41. Classified, Pages 51-51. Comics, between Pages J4-J5. Death Notices, Page 51. Editorial, Page X. Features, Page 31. V Financial, Page 48. Frank Talk, Page 22. Goren on Bridge, Page 1-AA. Horoscope, Page l-AA. Society, Pages 4WS. Sports, Pages 28, M. Texas Trails, 22. TV Logs, Page 23. Market Begins Recovery NEW YORK (UPI) -The stock market fell sharply early today on President Johnson's surprise proposal for a 6 pel cent tax surcharge, but by noon seemed well on the way to M recovery. The break resulted in record first hour trading of .shares compared with on Dec. 6, 1965, and kept tickers next July 1. He said the plan running late all morning. Initial losses ranged to more On Tax Reaction, Page 8. On What You'd Pay, Page 12. On Missile Defense, Page 18. On Bugging, Page 24. On Cabinet Merger, Page 24. On Vietnam Reaction, Page 36, I" i Tuesday night for Johnson's State of the Union declaration to "stand firm in Re- publicans and many majority Democrats said a domestic budget cutback not a tax boost is the way to finance the fighting. Johnson proposed a 6 per cent surcharge on corporate and most personal income taxes to last two years or longer unless war costs drop. Married couples with two children and incomes up to yearly would be ex- empt, as would single persons wilh incomes up to NAMES DATE The President indicated Fear S. A. Man Drowned A search was under way W. nesday for a San Antonio bu nessman feared drowned in M dina Lake. Being sought is John Los berg, 31, of 3843 E. P a I f r e nan a share but by the end of the first hour the list showed Tied to Tracks Boy's Rescue Try Fails, 2 Dogs Killed PLAINFIELD, N.J. Nine-year-old Tommy Burre was playing near his home wht playmates told him that tw Mack dogs had been lashed railway tracks a few block he wants the increase effective would raise about billion in ts first year. His proposal would cost an extra 6 cents for each dollar signs of steadying. The heavy 'n income taxes. As an ex- volume continued as the ad- ample, a person who now pays 'ance developed. Sophia May Lose Her Baby ROME ophia Loren today was report- a year would pay more. The president told the Con- gress and the nation, "We shal: :ontinue on a sensible course Oi fiscal and budgetary policy that will keep our economy growing without new inflationary away. Tommy raced to the track d in new danger of losing her strains; finance the needs of our rst b a b y, expected in t h e men in Vietnam and the prog- pring. The chief gynecologist t the clinic where Miss Loren s s t a y i n g, Prof. Pietro Mar- iale, reportedly has spent the ast two nights at the clinic to e near her. OEO Chief in Austin Named WASHINGTON (AP) Walter H. Richter, director of he Texas Office of Economic pportunity, has been made di ector of the OEO southwest egional office in Austin, the gency told Texas members ol 'illiam ere. He succeeds versary still believes tonight that he can go on fighting longer H. Crook, transferred luss Movieman Seeking Asylum LONDON A Soviet otion picture producer, in mdon as a tourist, has asked r political asylum in Britain, he Home Office said it was nsideriiig the request f row reducer Igor Ivanovich Elsov, ress of our people at home; sup- iort a significant improvement n our export surplus, and press forward toward easier credit and lower interest rates. He said he planned to send a detailed report to Congress on the situation in Southeast Asia, particularly in Vietnam. "MORE AGONY" "I wish I could report to you that the conflict is almost he said. "This I cannot do. We face more cost, more loss, and more agony. For the end is not yet. I cannot promise you that it will come this year or come next year. Our ad where he saw a train rumblin into sight. The two dogs barked an whined, straining at the rope which tied them to the tracks Tommy ran toward the train waving his arms wildly in hop that the engineer would s e him. His mother, who had followe him, grabbed her son at the las instant and pulled him awaj from the path of the train. Th dogs were killed. Cold Grips Half of State By Tho Associated Press Subfreezing temperatures lin gered across roughly the north half of Texas today. than we and our allies will stand up and resist." In his 70-minute address, the President said he has no inten- tion of scuttling his domestic programs. But he conceded there have been "setbacks and mistakes" that must be cor- rected. Not once did he use his usual label of "Great Society." He won his greatest applause (Continued on Page 4, Col. 4) It also was uncomfortably in southern areas, but slow warmup continued. The Weather Bureau remind ed motorists that highways re- mained hazardous because of ice n the Davis Mountains and Big Send section of far West Texas. Snow in that sector Tuesday measured up to 12 inches be- tween Alpine and Marathon. Vital Wheat Crop in Trouble WASHINGTON government reports the vital winter wheat crop continues to x plagued by lack of precipita- tion in parts of the Central and Southern Great Plains. A much larger crop is needed this year because of big foreign demands and the disappearance of U.S. surpluses. owner of the Lossberg Termite some work there." She said he told her he was ;oing to Medina Lake later to fish. She notified the sheriff's office Wednesday that Lossberg was missing. Medina County deputies and a :rew of volunteers were search- ng the lake. Deputies said -ossberg's truck was found on a pier on the west side of the ake. S.A. Gets Mild Spell San Antonians welcome the irrival of pleasant weather Wednesday, but are still won- dering when a good, soaking ain will come. The weatherman, in his long- ange forecast, calls for "some precipitation" during the week- nd, but won't specify just how much. Mild days and cool nights will e the city's fare until Satur- ay, with daily highs in the 65- 8 range and overnight lows in he mid-30s. With the uesday for awhile, the" mer- ury rose to a high of 60. FORECAST It will be clear to partly oudy and a little warmer 'Triangle' Drive Rolls On SAIGON U.S. B52! bombers today blasted a Viet; Cong hideaway in the Iron Tri-1 angle less than a mile from American troops engaged in the, war's biggest campaign. It was the closest the high flying bombers ever have struck to: U.S. forces. The rain of bombs laid bare five Communist base camps 27 miles from Saigon, and U. S. tanks, following jungle clearing bulldozers, went after them. The raid required pinpoint accuracy, spokesmen said, and was only the second time that B52s have been used in ciose support of ground troops. NEW TOTALS With the pinpoint bombing raid, U.S. spokesmen reported1 that the toll in the war's largest ground campaign was pushed to 165 Communists killed, 29 captured and more than 200 suspects detained. Al- lied casualties were described as light. The campaign, called Opera- tion Cedar Falls, was launched secretly Sunday in an effort to rid once and for all the Iron Triangle of Ihe strongholds from which Communists launched hundreds of attacks on the Saigon area. .......----------......0 The multi-division force of and Pest Control Co., 1815 Go- U.S. and Vietnam- liad. ese troops has reported light Lossberg's wife said her hus- resistance in its push from two band left San Antonio about 9 s'.des of the 60-square mile re- a.m. Monday for Hondo "to do north of Saigon. Commu. nisls have been holed up in the area laced lidnlght a.m. a.m. a.m. a.m. a.m. 6 a.m. 38 35 35 34 35 37 34 Ihe ooily normou of a for 20 years and have the terrain with a net- of tunnels, ditches and bunkers. TEN LOST In other developments: U. S. Marine helicopter' crashed in the South China Sea today, carrying all 10 Ameri-' cans aboard to their deaths. Spokesmen said the UH4 chop-, per went down off coastal Chu Lai, apparently as a result of engine failure. monsoon rain clouds limited U.S. pilots to 49 missions against North Vietnam. Pilots of Air Force B57 Can- berras flying in South Vietnam struck a guerrilla supply area 35 miles west of Saigon and re- ported touching off a major ex-. plosion. SHOT DOWN Communist groundfire downed one American helicopter and caused another to make anr emergency landing, spokesmen said. Two Marines were injured in the one that was shot down and crashed near Quang Ngai City. all In northern provinces, U.S. Marine patrols reported sun coming out killin8 26 Viet Cong in a series of sharp clashes. Leatherneck pilots made several strafing, runs with A4 Skyhawks and ground cleanup platoons report- ed finding 29 enemy dead. In a fierce battle south of i the U.S. Marine base at Da through Thurs- Nang, South Vietnamese soldiers day with north- reported killing 40 Viet C o n g, erly winds, 5 to receiving only light casualties' 12 miles per themselves. .i Taken In Miami Holdup MIAMI Two masked bandits held up a Wells Fargo armored car early today and fled with a chest and money bags containing an estimated The robbers were lying in wait when the truck rolled up to make a cash pickup from a de- partment store. Cleveland School Strike Postponed -Schools were open today for Cleveland's public school children hour. The high Wednesday and Thursday will be near 65, and the overnight low will ba near Tuesday's high was 60 and e low early Wednesday was Mild days and cool nights rough Friday with no rain dicated. TEMPERATURES 7 a.m. 8 a.m. 9 a.m. 10 a.m. 11 a.m. Noon 32 .31 .46 .46 .52 .58 Last Year: High (8, Low 40. (Weather Map, Page 41.) FIve-rfoy fdrccesr, BMor ofld surround- ing counties: Temperatures through Mon- day will overage 2 to 1 decrees below 3 cwtotron dunna thi after a 24-hour postponement of threatened by 'custodians at the 180 schools. j
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