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Advocate (Newspaper) - August 5, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 119th 90 TELEPHONE HI 5.H5I VICTORIA, TEXAS, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5, 19G4 20 Cents Johnson Orders Air Strikes On Viet Nam Supply Bases IN NKW 1IOMH This penguin, one of two do nated to the Victoria Children's Zoo by Joe Moore of lUO-t E. tiuaclaliipc St., didn't appear to mind Tuesday's warm weather or having his picture made. The penguins, brought here from Florida by Moore, arc not the type accustomed to extremely cold weather and do not require refriKeniled (Advocate. Itinerant Peddler 1 "1 1 1 outlined in the. President's state- Crackdown U tta only Goldwater Backs LBJ In Crisis Says Aclion 'Only Course' BALBOA, Calif. (AIM Sen. iarry Guldwatcr, saying this niltion can't allow its flag to be shot al anywhere, gave I'rcsi-j dent Johnson his complete back- ing on the Viet Nam crisis Tues- day night. Goldwater then cut his vaca- tion short and flew back to Washing I on. Johnson apparently held upj his statement until he had a 'chance to read it to Ihe can presidential nominee. Three Tries Three times Johnson attempt- ed to reach Goldwatcr, who was cruising on a luxury yacht the .Sundance. Bui it was almost ini- ipussiblc to hear on Ihe ship to 'shore phone, so Goldwatcr final- ly called Johnson at p.m., as soon as he got to shore. Johnson read bis statement to him and Goldwater promptly is- sued Ihis statement of his own: "I am sure that every Ameri- can will subscribe to the actions COMMUNIST USS Macl- dox, above, and second destroyer. C. Turner Joy, were involved in second North Vietnamese patrol boat at- tack Tuesday while cruising inler- national waters in Tonkin Cull" some (iS miles from bind. In retalia- tion. President Johnson lias ordered iiir strikes against PT buals and Communist supply facilities. 3 Bodies Uncovered In Mississippi U.S. Increasing Defense in Asia WASHINGTON (AP) I'ri'.sidoiU Juhnson an- nounced Tuesday that U.S. air strikes wore under way Communist supply facilities in North Viet Nam, and Secretary of Defense Hubert S. McNaninra said they wore conlimiiuj; Wednesday. In a 1'eulagon news conference following John- son's nationwide address, iNamara also disclosed tlml out to all 1 military buildup is under way in U.S. military forces. He replied Southeast Asia. units involved in Tues- Johnson (old his fellow aunounccincnl had cans they know Ihe risk nlerted. spreading cunflict and saiil "wei fa inmlhci specific still seek no wider war." JMcNamara said the Strategic Urgent U.N. Call Command has not been al- 1 The President saiil lie had Tills is the counlry's long rectwl U.N. Amhassador Adlaiirange air arm. Stevenson to raise "immediate-[ lie also replied in the negative !y and urgently" before the when asked if more U.S. troops U.N. Security Council the Com- were lieing moved into vSouth numisl torpedo hoat attacks on j Viet Nam where tin: United U.S. destroyers in Ihe Criilf of States prsenlly has about Tonkin. men assisting the government 'Vhe Pentagon said hoats were believed sunk iimlj l-ITiiur Untile two others damaged liy McNamarn's answers to (Kirs- counlcrfire. 'lions, together with a chrnnolo- In Mew York the United By nf Tuesday's fight, showed .Stales (or an urgent running buttle lasted .meeting of the Security Council abnut fiiur hours and covered to inform the council of miles as the two U.S. cmmlry's action against Com- slcamcd southward, iminisl Norlh Viel Nam. Sccui'i- with four lied PT boats altempling lo hit them with tor- pedoes or gunfire. lie said it would be unwise for Wednesday. him lo give additional details at 11ENHY WOI.I'T .IK. ]ly cover any Advocate Stalf Writer pcnses involved. prompt- The chamber No lliinoi Attack .lhat lime, because Ihe nir nl- JAL'KSON, Miss. (AP) KBI found three bodies Tuesday buried Saigon, South still were under way. a dam site near Philadelphia, Miss., where a trio of civil rights workers van- police sources said they bad! Johnson said acts of violence been alciled to prepare tor'ngninsl U.S. forces re- that he can do under the cir- administrative ex- cumstanecs. We cannot allow...... Ihc American Flag to be shot at sjx weeks ag'o. _______ hoard im an-'any where on earth if we are to Ruy of tho office in the Mississippi capilol, said his aycncy he Victoria imcusly approved the appoint-.retain inn- respect and the bodies are those of the missing workers, bill positive Chamber of Commerce to of John Alkek, liiisincssjUgc. pare suggestions on wavs theimanager of rhc Victoria Advo-; Mies To Capital citv's ordinance relating locate, as a director, replacing: At the Orange County Airport itinerant peddlers can be Kay Langford, who recently re- leaving for strengthened directors of the signed. Alkek has been lold a newsman that1-'-'1 Um II li< organization were advised Tucs-'" chamber work and servedjwhtl0 he was talking to Ihe dav afternoon by Ben Hitters- year as chairman of its! President "I lold him that I iO OCllcl 1C Victoria Beautiful Committee, thought all Americans would City Manager John I.ce behind his decision." tended the meeting and outlined. GoWwater left in a twin-cn- ic turboprop gulfstrcam, AMFIVTII nm ..hich should get him into' arouuil p.m. AUSTIN The Council members and other city new i omfa and PrcV Community Dank reni'c- consliuctii n ot new.., m ij- W1S n'nned brought lo Jackson for iden- ccivcd a go-ahead from before he combmatlon Goldwc'.er's aide insisted this tifieation tesls. 'slate banking hoard jnsl IA.IUIL nil- ,.Wc jlcal. ......Nil 11.1 .ICIl.lle IUIMI.H I" o. kamp, chamber manager. Me said the Retail Merchants Council a chamber panel laRS for tlle 0, headed by ken Na lian, has sub- P ,alf-block north of the f, nutted Us suggestions to City nlA md