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Advocate (Newspaper) - December 4, 1964, Victoria, Texas THE VICTORIA ADVOCATE 119th 211 TZLTPHO.NX HI VICTORIA, TEXAS, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4, 1964 16 Cents 801 Taken Off Campus By Police School Chiefs Ouster Sought BERKELEY, Calif, CAP) A faculty spokesman demanded Thursday the ouster of the Uni- versi'y of California's Berkeley compus chancellor The demand came as an army of law officers broke a mass sit-in siege with the arrest of 801 demonstrators asking for full political rlghls on Ihe campus. The issue is simple on the side of the Free Sneech Movement led bv Mario Savio, New York East Side native and philosophy junior. The group wants freedom to recruit members anil collect funds anywhere on the campus for off-campus political action. The action chiefly has supported Negro civil rights causes. Second Sit-In A notice that Savio and three other campus rebel leaders were being summoned before the Faculty Commitice on Stu- dent Conduct precipitated the second sit-in in two months at Sproul Hall in a bitter contro- versy over new university regu- lalions restricting political ac- livty to designated campus ar- eas. As the last student was taken from the debris-littered build- ing, Prof. John H. Reynolds, Berkeley chapter chairman of University Professors, issued the slntement demanding re- moval of Chancellor Edward W. Strong. "The present crisis cannot be stilled unless there is a com- plete amnesty and a new chief campus official appointed who lias the complete confidence of (he said the state- ment approved by the chapter's board of directors. Wenl Limp Reynolds, physics professor, said ratification by the chap- ter's full membership will be asked. More (h an 500 officers tolled more thart 12 hours dragging mid carrying .the demonstrators from Spoil! Hall, the universi- ty's administrative center. They persisted in defiance by going limp when arrested. Karen Taylor, 24, of Roches- ter, N.Y., a senior in bacteriolo- gy, was the last student arrest- ed. "This is only the beginning, the fight for freedom will con- she told newsmen. New Regulations The Board of Regents last Nov. 20 fully backed new regu- lations drafted by Strong and Dr. Clark Kerr, university sys- tem president. These prescribe that recruit- ing and raising tuntis for lawful off-campus political action will bo allowed only nl "carefully selected and properly lalcd" campus faclilies. regu- K1S1NG join other city employes above in placing the star atop the 40-foot Christ- inas tree at the southeast corner of DeLeon Plaza. The tree was donated to the city by Victoria Opti- mist Club. Christmas street decorations will be .lighted, along 'with the tree, at 6 p.m. Friday but a city spokesman said there will be no formal cere- mony as in past years. (Advocate Photo) Cuero Trustees Map Bond Plan By BEN PRAUSE Advoofe Staff Writer CUERO The Cuero School Board Thursday night outlined its proposed use of funds that will be available if the bond election called for Dec. 12 passes. New construction would in- clude a Junior High School on the Cuero High School campus and a Library-Material Center, Six Flags Production Set Tonight Broadway comes to the Devcrcux Playhouse stage at p.m. Friday in the person of Miss Julie Haydon, opening They provide that here n7 the areas cannot be used for raising funds or recruiting for unlawful regulations off-campus action. The university's were prompted by the arrests and convictions of several stu- dents last year in a series of San Francisco demonstrations for more jobs for Negroes. Free Speech Movement lead- (Scc SIEGE Page 8) Jack I.etiz driving in from Marathon with a black tail deer llcagan Calcs admitting that friends enjoyed rending about his outdoor activities bet- ter than he did Harvey McDonald driving a new pick- up Dick Dunn featuring a facial injury from his gun and Frank Stevens explaining that he got his nose banged up in a car trunk lid Dorothy Lamprecht, probably among the first, to finish her Christmas shopping Friends in Vic- toria gelling a surprise radio cal! from Joe Owen, formerly of Edna, all the way from Clovis, N. M., and explaining that the weather conditions were just right for such "a skip" Leonard o( San Antonio and Waller Migraler of Houston due in town for a duck hunt Ihls weekend VFW Post 4146 and Ladies Aux- iliary to have an annual Christ- mas party for members' chil- dren tonight at at the Op- limist Youth Center, complete with Santa Clans, refreshments and a program Miss Joe Urban explaining that she getting plenty of exercise on the job Mrs. Ava always bringing back a smile with her cheerful "hello." Joe Schneider admitting thai he'd had better days Ed of Goodwill Industries re- minding parents of elementary school children that the School Bag Collection for the haodi- li. today. starring role of "The Glass Menagerie." Produced by Trail of Six Flags Theatre, the play can be seen Friday and Saturday at p.m., Sunday at p.m., and again next Thursday, Fri- day and Saturday at p.m. Joining Miss Haydon in the four-member cast are Director Vocational Shop and. Physica Education facilities, all on the high school campus. Other new construction wouli be additional classrooms for the high school, an addition to the elementary school cafeteria and new facilities at Daule School, including a cafetorium An estimated 35 classrooms would be renovated at Daule School, the present Junior High School and Cuero Elcmentar School. If a new Junior High Schoo is built, the present Junior High building will be used to house elementary students. This is in line with the school board's plan to eventually have all ele mentary students in one area which board members sai.c would mean a saving in opera lion costs of the dislrict. Presently, the district is rent ing classroom space from the city for elementary student, attending classes at the civil center building. Some othe elementary classrooms now 5i use are overcrowded. Board members said there are no plans to renovate the eight-classroom John C. French Elementary School, which wai harles McCally, h i s wife, Regina, and Tommy Dodson. When the Tennessee Williams play opened originally on Broadway, Miss Haydon ap- peared in the role of the daugh-l ter, Laura. Here she will sKiftj (o the role of the mother, Amanda Wingfield, with Regina McCally taking the part of Laura. McCally will appear as broth- er Tom, who js the narrator of the play, with Dodson taking the part of the gentleman caller. This is the second of five scheduled plays for Ihe fall- through-spring season, and to give Victorians an opportunity to see Miss Haydon in person the board of directors has an- nounced that tickets for the re- mainder of the season can be purchased at the reduced price of abandoned this year as being (See PLAN Page 8) U.S. Force hi Viet Nam Unchanged Taylor Heads Back to Post WASHINGTON (AP) Am- tassador Maxwell D. Taylor leaded back Thursday night to Viet Nam to shape new teps for strengthening the war Hurt against Communist guer- illas but without sending nore U. S. personnel to the be- eaguered little nation, Taylor is due back in Saigon n Sunday to begin urgent con erences with South Vietnamese fficials to implement decisions eached here in a week of dis- ussions with President Johnson nd his top diplomatic and mili- ary advisers. No Extra Troops Just what these decisions; are as not been disclosed but after is final conference Thursday Johnson, Taylor told news- men: sees no requirement for sending added personnel to mild up U. S. forces in South Viet Nam. These currently number nearly welcomes international support to help South Viet Nam with technical, engineering, medical and logistical support. The big question remaining unanswered as Taylor left is vhethcr strikes will be made against supply: lines of the Viet Dong guerrillas outside South Viet Nam. On this subject, Tay- or would say only that, "We alked about everything you can hink of." Air Strikes Loom Dispatches from Saigon saM here are growing signs that'the Souih Vietnamese air'force, U. S.-trained and using American- supplied aircraft, soon -will be striking at Red infiltration routes outside South Viet Nam. These reports said that such probably would not; be against communities in Commu- nist North Viet Nam or in Laos but more likely would be against supply depots in jungle mountains and valleys. After a second meeting of one wur with the President, which followed a 214-hour conference with the President and his'top advisers the former chairman of the U. S. Join Chiefs ot Staff told newsmen that U. S. policy in South Vie Nam remains the same, bu that "we change our tactics and methods of ultimately reaching that objective." Heavy Infiltration South Viet Nam's new ambas sador to the United States, U Gen. Tran Thien Khiem, said in an interview that North Vie Nam has sent to infiltrators into South Viet Nan over the past three years, am that it is continuing the move- ment, at an accelerated rate, this year. Khiem, former defense minis- ter and chief of staff, called the Ho Chi Minh trail through Laos the main road of infiltration. Taylor said his talks here with (See FORCE Page 8) Senator Pulls Walkout In Baker Probe Uproar SEN. JOHN WILLIAMS' L. f. McLENDON Texas Battered By Rain, Snow Lawyer, Republicans Trade Angry Charges .WASHINGTON Sen. John J. Williams, out oh the Bobby. Baker investigation. Thursday after protesting that his integriy had been challenged. "No man gets the third opportunity to call me a Williams said. He referred to the Senate Rules Committee's chief counsel, L. P. McLendon, 74, who set off a noisy row punctu- ated by Republican demands By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS 'Heavy snow up to six inches whitened the north- ern Texas Panhandle Thursday. In Northeast Texas rains of 5 to 7 inches caused minor flooding from run-off at Jefferson and Harleton. At Jefferson, wliere> the five inch rain two stores reported water from the runoff flowed under doors' to their buildings but caused no. damage. Sharp Rises The Cyprus River, which was hree feet deep Wednesday, had risen to nine'feet late Thursday but did not go out of its banks. The seven inches of rain at Harleton caused the Little Cy- prus'River to rise sharply :but 't did not overflow its banks. No damage was reported there. High winds which accom- p'anied three-fourths of an inch of rain at Marshall causec minor damage to two homes and'a small metal warehouse at a service station. Wet Norther The weather, unsettled by swift, new and wet norther, was United Fund Accelerates Final Push The Victoria County United Fund, which is only eight'per cent short of its goal, is concentrating on raising the necessary funds before the cam- paign deadline with a report session Wednesday noon, reports Ken Nathan, campaign chair- man.' He said many gift' cards are still not reported and urges any- one who wants to contribute to blamed for at least one traffic call the'United Fund office; HI death. Trucks collided headon in 5-0236; and either a United a dense fog near Moore, 40 INDEX the Victoria Police Department will pick up the contribution. "This goal can be he said. "Every contribution is important." Sirens and church bells throughout the city will sound when Hie goal is finally reached, Nathan said. "One of the con- tributions made in the next few days will set them off. "We can reach our goal for the first time in three years il the people will get behind the last minute effort. "It will mean a lot to the community and to the agencies Astrology 5 EdItortHt A their funds. Their work is im- portant, and each gift received before Wednesday will make their efforts that much more successful." Baptist Board Slates Election DALLAS (AP) The Texas Baplist Executive Board meets here Friday to elect officers and name persons to fill vacan- cies on statewide commissions and committees. The 192-member board also tersections: will study a proposal, to estab at where Baylor University was founded in IMS and where Gen. Sam Houston was a church member. Also to be considered are dates for the Baptist General Convention of Texas for 1967, 1968 and 1969. The convention Worth 1963. Vehicles Pass Five Intersections Daily that he be fired when he ac- cused Williams of an untruth. Balk Charged The uproar started when Wil- liams and another Republican, Sen. Carl T. Curtis of Nebraska, charged they had been balked in efforts to find out more about government contracts awarded to the big Philadelphia con. struction company of McClos- key Co. Matthew H. McCloskey, 71, former ambassador to Ireland and a Democratic fund raiser, headed the company until he elired recently. McCloskey ified Wednesday that he had pthing to do with ah alleged uekback by his company lo the 960 Kennedy-Johnson cam- laign fund. He said a overpayment was a "goof." 'Brazen Case' Curtis said the McCloskey company had refused to supply of its government con racts when he requested them hrou'gh the General Accounting Office. Curtis called the refusa one of "the most brazen casei :o ever come to light." Curtis demanded that McLen don disqualify himself after the awyer accused Williams o making "absolutely, unalterably untrue" statements. While Curtis stormed, Wil liams reacted more slowly. Th Delaware senator is hot a mem scr of Ihe investigating panel jilt as author of the resolution setting the inquiry in motion he was invited to sit in on its ses- sions. 'Integrity Challenged' Williams disappeared for a while and then came back with Fund worker or a member of mjies southwest of San Antonio. and Hugh Dingier of Del Rio died in the flaming wreckage of his cab. Driving was hazardous north of a line from ChQdrcss la Plainview. The snow and slick roads con Iributcd to a number of'traffic accidents in the Panhandle However, there were no deaths Bus Overturns One accident involved the Me Lean High School basketbal team whose bus overlurnei Thursday morning on U.S. 66 east of McLean. No one was hurt and the team continued to that depend on use for most of shamrock for a basketball tour statement blasting the com- littee. "I have had my Integrity hallenged he said. "I verlooked it the first limp. I Iways give a man the second pportunity. But no man gels he third opportunity to call me liar." Williams did not mention Mc- jendon by name, saying "this nvestigation is far more impor- ant than any controversy be- weeri certain individuals." Put- ing the responsibility on the ommillee as a whole, he said hat "my veracity and integrity 'ere challenged by this corn- Early in November a State check showed motor ve- hicles passing through five main intersections in Victoria every 24 hours, and the department estimates that by 1969 this fig- ure will have risen to vehicles daily at the same five intersections. District Engineer H. C. Vea- sey of Yoakum said in a letter of transmUU! to Mayor Kem- per Williams Jr. thai "in making the 1969 predictions, we have assumed thai Loop 173 will be completed and open to traffic from U.S 59 East (at Tel- ferner) to U.S 77 South (near Colelto Williams said the 1969 projec- tion of vehicles would The Ben Jordan-Fort Lavaca Drive count, for instance, show- ed vehicles north of the intersection with Simon Drive, Mostly cloudy with occasional light rain, turning colder Fri- day. Variable cloudiness, and quite cold Friday night and Saturday, wilh near freezing section on Red Hiver and except for the anticipated com pletion of Loop 175. The traffic count was made on Nov. 6 at the following in. Main at Red River; Alain at lish a Baptist. Historical Center Ben Jordan where the latter links up with Juan Linn and Si- moo Drive; Main it Airline Rd.; U.S. 77 (Navarre) at Airline Road; and U.S. 59 (Houston Highway) at the junction of Sam Houston and Delmar Drive. Four intersections are on thoroughfares where work has meets in Lubbock in 1967, Fort teen completed, or is very 1968 tad San Antonio near completion, under tie city's current bond paving program. WEATHER; which links with Ben Jordan here, handling vehicles day. Port Lavaca Drive, which s .U.S. 87 from Port Lavaca, showed passages.east of the ntersection during the 24 hour check period, while the counter west of the intersection showed At Main (I.S 87) and Red Siver, the counters checked ,ofl vehicles east of the inter- lemperatures Saturday mom ing. Northerly. winds 10 to 20 m.p.h. Friday and Saturday. Ex- pected Friday temperatures: Low 48, high 60. I South Central Texas: Mostly cloudy Saturday with a few showers and occa- have been considerably higher sional light-rain mainly north. Colder Friday. High Friday 50- 60 north 60-70 south. Temperatures Thursday: High 83, low 60. j v Tides (Port Lavaca -Port O'Connor Highs at p.m. and aim. Saturday, lows at a.m and a.m. Saturday. i Barometric pressure at sea level; 29.77. Sunset Friday, sunrise Saturday. Weather extremes for 1933. 490 on the west side leading to Riverside Park: The Main Street count was to the north and to the south. Where the next extension of Airline Drive intersects i n Street, the count'showed vehicles a day on Airline, includ- ng.SSO.whicn turned north and which turned south to Ute downtown area. (Incoming flow YomrMam onto Airline makes up for the discrepancy, in totals i At. the intersection of Airline and Ntvarro, where the new ex- tension 'began, 'the ed vehicles to the east on Airline with 3GO turning north, 730 sooth 820 continuing on to Main. The to Main namcnt. A tractor trailer rig over- turned on slick U.S. 66 east of Shamrock, and a furniture van jackknlfed on U.S.-, 66 west of Amarillo. There were no inju- ries in either accident. Schools were closed at Tex- loma, on the Texas-Oklahoma rerder. Classes were dismissed early at Hereford. The snow was heavy in Okla- loma, particularly In the Pan- tandle, and in .northern New Mexico. The pattern extended almost unbroken into New York State. The snow ended in the Ama- rillo area in late morning, 'but snow still fell, although not as leavily, in the northern Texas Panhandle into the night. Forecasts called for clearing skies Friday. The Panhandle had freezing lemperalures most- of The high reading at Childress was 31 degrees. Daihart had 33, Lubbbck Wichita 38 and Amarillo 38. 5 .Nearly all of Texas was cloudy. Except -for'-the down- pours in the vicinity, of Marshall rains were light, ranging from .01 of an inch at Mineral Wells to .88 of an inch at Lufkin. In South Texas temperatures were warm. Brownsville had t Nigh of 89 and Victoria 83, Houston 81 and Cor- triflic Is also boosted by the la- this flow of some 500 vehicles, a day date: Low 29 in 1929, high 87 in from Navarro on to Airline west Al U.S. 69 and Sam. Houston Sam Houston traffic (See VEHICLES Page AiilUVIeiiiiigitis Shots Continue COLLEGE STATION Inoculations of penicillin an sulpha drugs will through noon Friday at the Tex University Hospital no further cases of mcnlnglti are reported, Dr. Charles R Lyons said. Lyons, director of the Studen Health Service, said Thursda approximately sludcnU have been inoculated agains meningitis since Wednesd; morning. He said more than 200 stu dents an hour were inoculatec at the hospital Thursday. Donald Edward Godbey Jr vho was taken to Lackland A i'orce Base Hospital in Sari An onio Tuesday after his illness vas diagnosed as meningitis vas reported to be improved. FOR EXCHANGE FUNDS Over 100 Victoria College and Victoria High School students will participate in the city's second annual International Friendship Day Saturday, sell- o( friendship for SI each. Money raised in the campaign will -be used to finance t h e T ivwi m oo. iiu pus Christi 80. The temperature was ''due to slide to 10 above zero in the Panhandle Thursday night. Forecasts called for the cok air to spread southward, reach- ing the upper Texas coasts dur (See TEXAS Page Today's Chuckle Some girls believe the