Advocate, September 21, 1964

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Advocate (Newspaper) - September 21, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 119th 137 TELEPHONE HI S-Mit Stones Halt Canadians On Cyprus Women Build Roadblock NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) Turkish Cypriol women, sur- prised while building an unau- Ihorized roadblock, routed the Canadian troops who caughl Ihem with stones and clubs Saturday night. Wiih bayonets fixed, two sec- tions of Canadians withdrew in a hail of stones and abuse be- ciiuse. Die Uniled Nations re- ported, "The situation threat- ened lo gel out of hand." Several armed Turkish irre- gulars had Slen guns pointing al the Canadian troops during the incident and threatened lo open lire. Several soldiers were bruised by stones and clubs but no seri- ous injuries were reported. Lt. Francois Bertrand, 24, of Mon- treal, was cut under one eye, 'Green Line' The Canadian patrol first came upon the Turks dumping earth from trucks lo build the new roadblock al about 8 p.m. in the suburb of Trakhonas near the neutral "green line" divid- ing Greek and Turkish Cypriots. The Turks claimed they were erecting the barrier to protect refugees from the threal of Greek guns. U.N. officers said tension had been rising in the locality in the last few days, wild Greeks and Turks shouting instills al each other across no- man's land. Under orders lo keep (he road open, tlie local Canadian com- mander, Maj. Yves Gosselin, 42, of Quebec, urged Turkish lead- ers to stop work and remove the block. When the Turks refused, he ordered two armored person- nel carriers into position beside itlie embankment. Armed With Shovels Then about 15 women armed with shovels and sticks closed in on the soldiers near the vehicles am) the commander called for a company section to reinforce Ihc patrol. More women arrived and refused even the pleas of a Turkish Cypriot leader on the scene to go away. In French, Alaj. Gosselin ordered the sol- diers lo fix bayonets but un- der no condition to use them. The soldiers pushed the wom- en back a few yards but with women screaming and five Turkish civilian men fingering knives and 15 Turkish fighters pointing guns, the major decid- ed filings were getting out of hand. He ordered the troops to withdraw. Nursing Bruise They did, under what lhe united Nations called "a bom- hardmcnt" of slones and dirl. "Even if the Turks had opened fire I would not have opened fire as (here was a dan- ger of being accused of shooting said Maj. Gosselin, nurs- ing a stone bruise on his right hand. "The women were i-eallv crazy. They could have grabbed VICTORIA, TEXAS, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1964 Established UPSY-DAISY Candida Andres, a novice bullfighter, appears to be do- ing a balancing act on the back of the enraged bull during a fight in Madrid. Ocklly, the matador was un- hurt after being tossed high in the air. LBJ Visits West Virginia With Promises of Help MOHGANTOWN, W. Va. CAP) President Johnson, speaking a a state where Barry Gold- valer attacked his poverty pro- >ram as said Sunday, The politicians were out in force. A lone placard urged "Support Goldwaler." A sea of banners welcomed ahead without giving his audi- ence a chance to applaud. One of (he biggest hands was for his word that as long as he is president, America The nation must help those' LBJ. Many of them were from 'never forget' West Virginia's i.r. J contributions to "the Jand we vho have been lefl behind. "West the Presi- dent said, "has known more labor unions. Johnson got a big hand the crowd when his small Jet I, AT" the. Johnson c, 'found enough lime lo mdu ge in 'n3 ,and his favorite pastimes of lhe ramP lo these days, pumping hands will) help. The occasion was Ihe dedi- a. Wyoming committee. Mrs.lthe erow'd. For several hundred nation of new facilities al the ty m yards he worked his way along Morganlown Airport, completed awl section of wooden-slatted now after almost 30 years wcl'e wavlnS ancl smlllnB-isnow fence with people strain-, effort. 1 He went directly lo the speak- ing and reaching over, with State police estimated IS.OOOJer's stand, heard a few pro- hands at the ready. than its share of poverty and dleness and hunger." He came with promises people were gathered under al'iminary talks, and then raced lazy sun beside the flight strip "'rough his own speech. top of a mountain rimmed Several times the crowd vith trees showing the red andjbroke in with applause, but at. ;old tints of autumn. itlL i times, too, Johnson rflj rushed Charges Johnson Provides Weekly Crisis >arry WASHINGTON (AP) Sen, Jarry Goldwaler said Sunday he Johnson administration has "crisis-of-lhe-wcck" ralicy. foreign The Republican presidential 'amlidate said in a statement: 'This administration's lack of nirpose, direction and even ronesty in ils conduct of (he war has led to what now nay be described as a crisis-of- people given no details of the West Virginia has Democratic seatsjor Senate and governor at stake this summer as well as seven presidential electoral votes. Sen. Robert C. Byrd is a can- didate to succeed himself. Gov. William W. Barron is ineligible for another term this lime, and Ihe Democrats are running former State Commerce Com- missioner Hulett C. Smith. Sen. Jennings Randolph wait- ed on the President's platform, 14 Cents Uprising Attempt Smashed in Bolivia British Rule On Malta Concluded New Freedom Brings Si rife VALLETTA, Malta (AP) The red and white flag of Malia was hoisted over Ibis brightly lit island at midnight Sunday after a day of violence marked Ihe end of n century and a half of British rule. Mounted police, swinging slicks, broke up shouting stone- hrowing mobs Sunday. The crowd charged that independ- ence for this island had strings attached. But Ihe opponents of inde- pendence were prevented by lolice from disturbing the mid- night ceremonies and their veak shouts were drowned by the massive applause of the crowd. Saluted Flag Prince Philip, representing u's wife, Queen Elizabeth of Britain, saluted as the Union (ack came down the mast. A crowd of Maltese massed around the flodlil inde- pendence arena for the ceremo- ny. The independence ceremony vas a victory for the nationalist government of Prime Minister jiorgio Boi'g Olivier. Mobs had coursed through the ilreels Sunday, some atlempl- ng to halt a government-span-, ored independence day parade, flicy clashed with police under ilreet festoons and within sound if brass band and church' bells. Crowd Shouts "Assassins, shout- ed meti and women as police charged into the crowd. Most of the opponents are supporters of the Labor party of Dom Mintoff. Mintoff claims that Prime Minister Giorgio Borg Olivier's Nationalist party governmenl gives the Roman Catholic Church to much influence in incidenl for nearly Iwo full draped with (he blue and gold punlic affairs by making it Ihe days; was something being'0 covered up or, almosl as shock- ing, was there such a confusion of communications thai the know whal was "In whal way did this inci- dent, in which four enemy pa- colors of the state university located here. Byrd was invited to fly in with Johnson. "I have traveled through your administration actually didn't Ihe President said. "I have found strong and willing men. 1 have found men who want nothing more than the trol boats arc said to have madeiollonce lo use llleil' attack run against two of our; '.antis weapons from fired on us. The situation in the area Sun- day was quiet. Tlie earthen embankment still was standing and Canadian patrols were rcconnoitcring it cauliously. Today's Chuckle Sometimes it isn't unlil you count your money (hat von realize jusl liow care- free your vacation really "This weekend's crisis in- volves Viet Nam and another] incident in the Gulf of Tonkin. "The administration has tried to manage the news so that the incident is forgotten as quickly aK possible. "They cannot, however, sweep a war under the rug." Goldwntcr said the latest incidents in lhe Gulf ef Tonkin raise several questions. He said among Ihem were these: "Why were tile American tack last monlh which in against North Vietnamese Uleir fami' lhcm Training programs, area official state religion. He also charges lhat Malta's Sovereignty is impinged upon jy continued lies with Britain, :hrougli membership in the Commonwealth, and lhe North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Float Booed A parade float representing NATO's Mediterranean fleet was lustily booed by Labor par- :y members at the parade. This looing seemed too touch off the LIUI u, Irll- gets? Arc retaliatory slcps! redevelopment, the Appalachian again being planned? program, the poverty program, "What steps are being (aken f. lo convince lhe enemy not toPle skills to find jobs and devel- continually repeat these lndllslry lo provlde (hosc 0lSSmC1 stone-throwing. Mintoff followers Republican presidential nomi Goldwater added, "Americans min nee Goldwaler went into Char- uuiuwuier WLMU uiiu mar- Miiely back any right ac ipn y jrf h in the case of freedom. But ,-in administration's course in Viet Nam is like being asked to signjhm a blank check in a dark room." speech calling the war on pover- ty, "as phony as a three-dollar MacArthur Bitterly Tells In Book of Plans to Quit NEW YORK (AP) Tlie late, Gen. Douglas MacArlhur has revealed lhal he almost re- signed his Far Kaslcrn com- mands during the Korean War, sin months before former Presi- dent Harry S. Truman fired him. lie wrote out his resignation, ho snid, afler hearing a bitter question from a dying American, bomber pilot. The statements are contained in a book completed by MacArlhur last March and published Sunday. Ho died April 5. His book is dovolcd largely to his 52 years as a soldier, tie enlered the U.S. Military Acad- emy, Juno 13, ISM. On April 11, 1951, his career ended when Truman stripped him of his commnnds. MacArllnir wrote in dclall alroul the celebrated controver- sy with Washington tlrat led lo his dismissal. He snid "artificial restrictions" placed on his conduct of Ihe Korean SVnr prevented lilm from winning II. lie wna accused of "Insubordi- nation." MaeArUuir listed restrictions: "I was forbidden 'hot' pursuit of enemy planes that attacked our own. Manchuria and Siberia were sanctuaries for all enemy forces. "I was denied the right to bomb the hydroelectric planls along the Yalu The order was broadened to include every eleclric plant in Norlh Korea which was capable of furnishing electric power lo Manchuria and Siberia. "Most incomprehensible of all was the refusal to lei me bomb Uic important supply center at Racin in northeasl Korea." Washington, MncArthur said, ordered him lo restricl bombing to Ihe "Korean end of the Yalu bridges." U was OVCr Ihese bridges tiiol Ucd China its men and supplies into Korea. But Jiis air commanders (old him, his book says, thai such n restriction mado American INDEX Abby Astioloav ClnsMlk.l them as savin-! "It on-llic-fob training for the tin- lor umst into Boston's e done L Washington! said the secret of mphtctah and honky-tonk dis- pilols particularly vulnerable lo enemy fighter aircraft ant] groundfire. MacArllnir quoted one of tin cannot be musl have known it cannoC be done." Afler one such altempt, Mac- Arlhur rclaled the episode that nearly caused him lo as Uniled NaUons commander in Korea. He wrote: "One of those bomber pilols, wounded unlo death, the, stump of an arm dangling by his side, gasped al me through the bub- bles of blood he spal oul, 'Gen- eral, what side are Washingloti and lhe U.N. It scared my very soul." MacArthur said he was a raid on your pocket- books launched plainly and simply as a campaign to get volos lo further selfish politi- cal amhilions." Goldwater called Johnson, "our interim said il was deeply wrong to play politi- cal wilh the misfortunes of lhe poor and "human misery is not to be trifled with just lo gel voles in an election." The Republican nominee pro- posed lhat resources of private induslry be lapped lo provide against whal lie described as "independence with strings attached." The Labor party defied a government ban on all public meetings and massed in suburgan Marsa on Saturday as Prince Philip and British Colo- nial Secretary Duncan Sandsys arrived for the independence (Sec BRITISH, Page 9) -slnff, Gen. Doyle Hiekey, per- suaded him lo slny, he says, adding "I toro up my dispatch." fn his book, MacArUiur wrolo his answers lo those questions War thai of debate Women'l nboul the Korean remnln

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