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Advocate (Newspaper) - February 17, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 118th 283 TELEPHONE III 5-M51 Ruby Trial To Open In Dallas Venire of 900 Told To Report DALLAS, Tex. (AP) Jack Ruby goes on (rial for murder Monday, his life al slake and (he pride and prejudice ot Dal- las at issue. Dist. Judge Joe B. Brown, a solidly built, bushy-browed Tex- an, is to convene court at D a.m. Ruby, 52, a strip joint opera- tor, stepped from a crowd last Nov. 24 and, while a national television audience looked on Bgliasl, shol down Lee Harvey Oswald, 24, accused of assas- sinating President John F. Ken- nedy 48 bouts earlier. Insanlily Plea Ruby's defense will be (empo- rary insanity, brought on by the tragic death of the president. His allorney, Mclvin Belli, de- clared: "Everyone .saw Htiby shoot Oswald, but no one saw into this man's mind." On the eve of Ihe trial, It was announced that Huby's original attorney, Tom Howard, ot Dal- las, had withdrawn from Ihe de- fense. No reason was given. Belli spent many hours last week trying (o get the Irial moved out of Dallas, on grounds that a fair hearing here is im- possible. He argued that Dallas' pride in its civic image was badly wounded in November's, mad cycle of murder, and lhat prejudices now are too deep to be erased. i Need Sacrifice u, UK The people of Dallas, per- of the Civil War, was unveiled haps unconsciously, have to and dedicated in ceremonies have a sacrifice in order afternoon at the site cleanse Ihemsclvcs, to prove jabout two miles'north of V'c cn thc m'ehway- VICTORIA, FEBRUARY 17, 1904 ZsUbllshcd AT HISTORICAL MEKTING A meeting of historical survey commit- tees from 10 counties and the dedica- tion of a marker at the site of Camp Henry E. McCulloch drew an over- flow crowd Sunday afternoon to Vic- toria. From left are Mrs. Ralph W. Widener, of Houston, president of the _ _. (Advocate Plioto) Texas Division of the United Daugh- ters of the Confederacy; Mrs. Bon T. Jordan, chairman of the Victoria County Historical Survey Committee; and John Ben Shepperd, of Odessa, president of the Texas State Histori- cal Survey Committee. Confederate Camp Site Marker Dedicated Here To Cyprus British Fear New Outbursts LONDON CAP) Britain an- nounced Sunday night it is in- creasing the strength and mo- bility of its peace-keeping force on Cyprus in the face of possible new outbursts on the troubled eastern Mediterranean island. The announcement came as Undersecretary of State George W. Ball flew home after his week-long series of visits to ireece, Turkey and Cyprus and reported "a very critical prob- lem" exists. lie said, "The bloodshed must be slopped." Ball, President Johnson's spe- cial envoy, failed lo win accept- ance for a U.S.-British proposal 'or a Western peace- keeping force on Cyprus. Cyprus President Archbishop Makarios was opposed. But U.S. aulhori- ;ies said the idea of an interna- .ional force has not been dropped and that further inten- sive negotiations are to be ex- pected. To U.N. Council Britain and Cyprus are taking the crisis into the U.N. Security Council on Monday. Diplomats here expressed fiy BKUCE PATTON Advocate staff Writer A highway marker designating Camp Henry E. :he site of UcCuIloch, used by (he "Con- federate Army in the carlv parl lish some sense of law and or- Belli maintained. but (hat Dallas is on trial It cal medallion was placed on Ihe home of Col. Henry Kyle near Nursery. Bolh of Ihe short ceremonies followed a gathering of Counlv ri rty but this is a case where, .0 at CPL auditorium An have a government of laws or Tlie Marker was unveiled by be I ,n, >s-rti UnVeilCu 0' by men. The American system charlotte Ann Wochl and Ha, nf K. Donalsonr scnling the William P. Rogers Chapter of the United Daugh- ters of Ihe Confederacy a n d of jurisprudence trial." True Test Judge Brown, in shelving Belli's change of venue motion j Auxiliary and the Gencvievc for the lime being, put U IhisjStevenson Children of the Con- way; "The true test of deter-fcdcracy. A wreath was placed I mining whether or no the statelby Mrs. Ralph W. Widener of and defense can receive a fairjHouslon, president of the Texas' and impartial trial in this cascJDivision, United Daughters of resls upon (he actual cxamma- the Confederacy She was es- tion of (he prospective jurors." corled by Johny Henry Craw- This examination is Monday's ford, who wore a Confederate first order of business, and is uniform. expected to continue for many, Kcmper Williams Sr. w a s master of ceremonies al Ihe There are on call 900 prospec-lsile. A prayer was led by Ihe live as are called. Each side has 15 peremptory challenges. On 15 occasions, if Rev. Anlon J. Frank, of An- noimcialion Church, Houston. Prior lo leaving Ihc auditori- um, Wililam S. Fly, Victoria al-! (Advoc.ite Pholo) PLACES WREATH Mrs. Ralph W. Widener, of Houston, places a wreath on the highway marker at Camp Henry E. McCulloch site Sunday afternoon a few moments after the marker had been unveiled two miles north of Victoria on the Cuero highway. Her escort is John Henry Crawford, allired in a Confederate uniform. a brief history of 'area- rfividwi Nueces. Calhoun, Reuigio.jdon? icctions. One accounl notes a c kso n, Caldwell, FayeUe, were no streams, b u t Colorado, Fort Bend, Karnos they wish, either side may dis- lorney, gave qualify a person from jury and the camp without giving any reason. I He noted that (he They may not like a vcnire-ihistory was a rather brief one 'amP'e water was provided byiand Victoria. Most, but not all, man's answers lo questions, al-jopcnhig in October, 1BOI ]reported to Shepperd on activi- thoLigh unable to queslion bis after the opening of hos Alost accounts written byilios concerning designation of tegrity. Or there may be some-jtililies, ami closing May 22 186' jsoldiors stationed at Camp Mc-'historical sites, oblaining mark-! thing in his background whichiOf more than GOO men dcvotc lille space to lhelel's pinpointing sites of they cannot put (heir finger area who went lo Arkansas iP.hysical camp, but doscrihelConfederale graves, but which raises a warning flag'fewer than 100 lived lo return 'jsi'uations such as pay, or the, A certificate of appreciation in their minds. j Fly commented that existingfiack o( A majority of h5' Gov. John Connallyi Once the (wo sides exhaustireeords of camp life arc meagei-I soldiers formerly stationed (here was presented to Waller Malec, HUHY, Page 12) (although it is known that the'lantl failed in return died of! -.jprus. ;clothes which are then searched. armed forces." Some of those reportedly ar-1 straight years unlil last June. Caramanlis did not parlicipale in Sunday's election. Shortly before conceded, Papandrcou said over Athens radio: "The results fully justify my expectalions." Albert Fuentes, who resignedjAmcrican movie theater would Friday as secretary-treasurer of'be closed permanently, along PASO, for lieutenant several other American in- Dan Sullivan for including a bowling large; John White for lion as agriculture commission-! Since Feb. 1, 6 Americans cr; Fred Williams for been killed and 85 wound- Commissioner and Jesse Owens in Communisl terrorist inci- commissioner. dents in various parts of South Conservative Aid Sought T T T IT; i by EL PASO, Tex. (AP) -Gor-L Robcrl candidate iiile Democratic nomination as don McLendon, who opposes Sen. T......l piiiuaij i, ed conservative Democrats that PASO hati day to join him in attempting to endorse Sullivan. defeat Yarborough. In reference lo Ihis the con- -i, i r Ralph Yarborough in sa'd in a ocratic primary May 2, io ttlc Salur- da that PASO He also said he had sent adopted a resolution grams lo Democrats 'he convention was not Since the U.S. mililary build- up here began in De'cember 1961, 111 U.S. servicemen have been killed by hostile action, and 76 have died of other auses. Spotted Terrorists According to a surviving wit- as possible opponents for Yar- borough, asking for support. He said telegrams went to Rep. Joe Kilgore of McAllen, Rep. Jim Wright of Fort Worth, _................ Hep. Joe Pool of Dallas, andilieves "property righls are su- John Van Cronkhite, Dallas pub-iperior lo human and lie relations man who he opposes the civil'rights nounccd last week he intended Iprogram of the late President "rigged" and that "We are hcre'ness' one of. dead Ameri- to decide on candidates on the Fans' a Corps captain, basis of issues spotted the terrorist plac- Another rcsolulion adopted bomb to withdraw from the race. Van Cronkhile was the only one of the group who paid his filing fee. McLendon said similar tele- grams went lo Lloyd Benlson, a former congressman Jiving in Houston, and to former Gov. Al- lan Shivers. The telegrams said: "Will visit you soon. But urge that you let me know soonest if you want to join me in sweep- ing lo a landslide conservative viclory over Ralph Yarbo- rough." Mcl.endon was in El Paso on a campaign swing which will lake him lo Midland, was critical of Gov. the lobby. The Marine ofti- cer ran inside the theater and was yelling a warning (o the (healer audience lo lake cover thc homb exploded. He PASO, Page SAIGON, Page 12) MEDICAL SQUEEZE When It Conies to Fat, Try Pinching for Test NEW ORLEANS, La. The trouble wilh Western man is he's too pinchaMc. Because he is, it could offer ology. His talk was called, "Be- the Adipose (Fat) air- hind lain. some clues as to why he's so i wcrc The skin fold measur Over the past year the mini- rested were army officers, thc her of Cuban'guard posts vis- said. ible from inside the base has Their report Is without any confirmation from U.S. or Cu- ban as is a re- porl lhat the Cubans have cleared all civilians from n five- mile-tleep area around this big base. The number of Cubans living In self-imposed exile here stands now al approximately increase of 75 since Prime Minister Kidol Castro shul off Ihe water pipeline 10 days ago. The exiles live in (heir own barracks nnd have Iheir own mess hall where Ihey nre fed for 80 cents a day. Since the. water culoff 517 Cu- ban workers have been fired, about 300 for being "Cnslro- Itcs. To control Ilic flow of workers lo anil from Ihe base, the Cu- bans iiiivc built what amounts about doubled and the Cubans have completed a massive ob- servalion posl on a hill over- looking the base. Refugees also have reports of heavy underground conslmclion in the hills ringing this base. The base commander, Rear Adm. John D. Bulkclcy, told newsmen of reports thai civil- inns have been cleared from a five-milc-dcep band all around lite base. The admiral added in a hill- side inlerview where he I rained field glasses on a (ruck load of Cuban .soldiers, "Of course, I not know this for a fact." But certainly Ihc visual evi- dence from observation posts around Ihc miles of fence line supports Ihc belief. Where ramshackle houses once stood surrounded by (Sec AJtUKSTS, Page I2> King Paul probably will call Aintm r.ihhnA- Papandrcou, 76. and his mod- on Papandrcou .to form a Regional reports were heard; from various counties in .this Pai'ly captured an abso- government on Monday. area. The 10 counties are Jim Marino on Ball Willi VIP Call LONDON (AP) _ American envoy George W. Ball, bustling through Ixjnrton on his Cyprus crisis mission, found himself suddenly nnd uncomfortably be- lute majority in Parliament, al-j It will be Papandreou's third ivm A T'TYT-'TI lowing them to rule Greece for time in the office. 1 tllli W TvA I rlliiK (be next four years, He was Greece's first prime Wilh more than half Ihe voles minister after World War II and counted from Sunday's ballot-j "Bain held the post for 50 days ing, the Center Union was run- nf'er elections last Nov. 3. rning far out in front. Without waiting for tabulation, Papandreous's chief! -1 rival, Panayiotis votmgl, C2, leader of the rightist Nalion-i Those elections failed to give any single party a parliamen- parlia led lo V both times were reft of VIP status Sunday jnl Radical con-! Hurrying inlo lhc U.S. Em- bassy at a.m., he found he had left his Slalc Department lopoulos announced: "The will pass behind in the liolel. A Ma- rine at lhc door refused lo let him in. In vain Ball insisted he as an undersecretary of stale. "I'm sorry, said the Ma- rine, "I must see your pass." Finally, another American of- ficial arrived, identified Ball nnd ushered him in. An embas- sy spokesman said lalcr Ihe Ma- ceded defeal. Shortly afier midnight Canel- ln .piece's single house. Ann as the vote piled up ccrler won at leasl of lhc people shall bo respected. The National Radical Union has proven it knows liow to govern, and it will prove that it is able lo be a useful opposition. I will do my best for (he normal func- tioning of thc Democratic par- liamentary regime." The National Radical Union, under long-lime former Premi- 170 scats. This solid backinginortiwest Tuesday afternoon. Then he put that should put Papandreou at Uiei Temperatures Sunday: Low measurements of helm of a strong Greek regime 36, high 59. ifrom each group o rem- rme was commended for stick- er Conslnntine Caramanlis, had ing lo the rules. 'governed Greece (or eight Mostly cloudy and a little warmer Monday and Tuesday, with a few widely scattered showers. Southeast to south winds Monday, increasing to 15 lo 25 m.p.h. Expected to- led to blood vessel disease, ,m of tt m stroke and deadly heart at-1' tacks that him clown in his j ee prime. Dr. Malcolm Whyta of Aus- Among Australian men aged 20 to 40, 22 per cent had skin over two Iralia told live pinch studies between Iwoi tnches of laL groups of Australian men ajidj for the hard-working, a group of primitive nativeslheavy-ealing, muscular New from the central New Guineajpuinea natives, only one man 'ghlands. Jin 100 had pinch measurements i Using a measuring device, 'wo inches. look skin fold or pinch measure-; Dr. Whyle found no relalion- temperaturcs: Low 42, high 68. mcnls al three places on the1 ship between cholesterol levels South Central Texas: Mostly abdomen, the back oft and body hulk or fat, Choles- cloudy, scattered showers, arm and the shoulder blade, jterol, one of several blood fals, warmer Monday and Tuesday-In "'Is way he measured fat is suspected of leading lo Ihe except clearing and cooler j layers under the skin. narrowing of the arteries that afternoon. Then he put that data against means blood vessel disease ami lo confront the dangerous Cy- prus problem. His government also can be expected to continue Greece's generally pro-Western course in foreign affairs. At home Pnpamlreou has promised lo give relief to the dcbl-riddcn peasants and to ex- pand the country's educational system and social programs. O'Connor Highs at Whyle: A man may not look fat, some of the other suspected fi.m. and p.m., lows at he may be fat. The burly high Tides (Port Lavaca Port blood p of men. reason, suggested Dr. fats stes the stage for heart trouble. He did, however, find a rela- p.m. and a.m. Tuesday. j muscular man may be pvcr- Bnromctric pressure at soaiw'Pi8'il, but not ovcrfat. U is al- level: 30.07. iso iheoretienlly Sunset Monday Sunrise underweight, but overfal. to be Tuesday One must look heyond ap- miormaiion based on pcarances to detect fatness, ho l Ihe 13th annual meeting of lion ship between falness and blood fals. While thorc was no relation- ship bclween fatness and tho time II took, blood lo clot, there was n relationship between fat- ness and thc time it took blood clots to dissolve in Ihe hody. Tha falter the men were, the slower rat. American College of Cardi- the dissolving process look. ;