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Brownwood Bulletin (Newspaper) - January 8, 1967, Brownwood, Texas Dallas Tex. Weather forecast Brownwood area fair and continued cold today a Little warmer monday. High today in the Low 40s, Low tonight near 20. Maximum temperature Here saturday 43. Sunset today 5 43, Sunrise monday 7 35. Brownwood bulletin Chilly thirty pages today Brownwood Texas. Sunday january 8, 1967 volume 67 no. 73 15c per copy Quot ssh i yanks Wade into Delta Brownwood gift to Howard Payne College the 1967 annual sustaining fund hit $53,180 saturday it was announced by Dean Rippetoe chairman of the drive. A number of firms and individuals have either contributed or made pledges since the last total and list of names released said Rippetoe. There Are still several firms waiting on approval of their Home offices to participate the chairman said. A we Are confident a number of others will contribute a he said. Additional contributors named include Charles Lamkin sr., mrs. Beulah Carmichael w. E. Burleson Brownwood manufacturing co., Harold c. Clark or. Joe r. Mcfarlane and Greenwood office Supply. Rippetoe also pointed out a number of the larger firms in the City who operate nation wide contribute to Howard Payne through the Texas foundation for voluntarily supported colleges and universities. The totals contributed through this source Lave never been tabulated in the sustaining fund totals he said. New american drive might i bring bloodiest seen yet by John Lengel Saigon South Vietnam a . Marines continued to meet Only Token sniper resistance sunday As they pushed through mud and mangrove swamps of the Mekong Delta on the third Day of a Campaign that could make this the i bloodiest year of the vietnamese War. G far to the North. . Head a h quarters reported a Marine Pat Fawn sunday in the seventh Dien Bien Phu area. Poor flying Rol suffered heavy casualties j. In three Days against com conditions restricted air strikes when it detonated Large tend Mun St positions menacing Sai everywhere 11 to Quot Eon from the Norih. They struck Headquarters reported that a mine la Miles Northwest of Hue. The size of the patrol was not divulged. The term heavy casualties usually Means that a unit has been put out of action. In air activity Long Range b52 bombers pounded a suspected in Binh Duong province 28 Miles Northwest of the capital. Headquarters said most air raids Over North Vietnam on saturday were confined to the red guards workers in banking streets by Rene Georges Inagaki Tokyo a anti red guard forces have taken Over the Eastern chinese City of banking after bloody Battles with communist China a red guard dispatches from peking reported sunday. They said the City 530 Miles Southeast of peking is in the grip of terror. A czechoslovak dispatch told of 60.000 captives on both sides in the fighting who underwent torture. Cut tongues a their fingers noses and ears were chopped off their tongues Cut out a said a report of the news Agency ctr to Prague. Japan s Kyodo news service 3 named to Honor band three students. Wayne Patterson of Clyde High school i Carolyn Sanderson of Lampasas High school and Tony Moore of Coleman High school were were named saturday to the All state band from Region 7. Announcement was made following Competition band try outs and auditions at Brownwood High school in the morning. Patterson who played clarinet was named to first Bellair in the category. Miss Sanderson also clarinet took second chair. Moore Comet player made first chair in this division. All state band meets in Houston february. Approximately 350 students from 24 counties and 50 schools attended the Competition. There were 108 students selected to the All Region band. Among those were seven Brownwood High school students. Pam Dickinson base clarinet Annis Towery a Flat clarinet Dianne Dunn baritone sax David Everhart tuba. Carol Gross snare drum Nancy Loewen i flute and Michelle Pitts Alto sax. Douglas Fry director of bands at Abilene Christian College acted As clinician Anc conductor for the concert saturday night in the auditorium of Brownwood High school. Said red guard Wall posters in peking reported 54 persons killed. 900 wounded and 6.000 arrested in clashes tuesday thursday and Friday. Reports of the clashes came amid accounts that a showdown was imminent Between communist party chairman Mao tse Tung and a faction Lead by president Liu Shao Chi. Liu is accused of being a a Black commander of the Bourgeois Avo do a correspondent in peking quoted the red guard i Viet Cong Headquarters before Southern Panhandle and the cold night due in area tonight another frigid night is in Prospect for Central texans tonight As the effects of a bristling cold front a which Rode a blinding dust storm into the area a hang on. Low forecast for this area tonight is 20 with today a High to be Only in tile lower 40s. High saturday was 43 after the Mercury dipped to 28 Early saturday. Warmer weather is promised for monday. A line of whopping Dusty winds blew into the Gulf of Mexico saturday night leaving a Patchwork of grime cold temperatures and violent death in its Wake. Posters As saying the clash last tuesday tied up rail service in banking for two Days. Ctr said Nan King a transport was in a state of paralysis and that Telephone connections were Cut off. Pouring in the czechoslovak dispatch said workers and students poured into banking from neighbouring Nanhwei province Shanghai and other cities of Kangsu province which includes banking. Shanghai is 170 Miles Southeast of banking. Marine cargo helicopter was shot Down by enemy ground fire saturday 27 mites Southwest of Danang. The chopper was on a resupply Mission. Headquarters said there were no casualties and the supplies were recovered. It was the third helicopter lost to enemy action saturday and raised the total lost in the War to 254 in the massive sweep by . Marines and vietnamese through the Waist deep vehicle mining swamps of the Mekong Delta Headquarters reported enemy casualties so far As three killed and live captured. Allied casualties were termed Light. The heavily populated Delta with mangrove thickets and Rice paddies laced by 25.000 Nativa ble Miles of Waterways has been out of the martial mainstream because of the Prospect that Sharp action against indigenous Viet Cong bands would mean heavy civilian casualties i its hard for even a native to distinguish guerrillas from peaceful Panama Clad peasants. But the Delta has been a heartland of the communists for 20 years and now americans Are joining vietnamese troops in an Effort to crush guerrilla bands estimated to total 166,000 men. Vietnamese efforts Over the years had led but to a stalemate negating hard won gains farther North. The Viet congas extensive Delta organization feeds Large quantities of men. Supplies and Money to red units in other parts of the country. The Rice Harvest is on now in the Delta and Viet Cong tax agents Are levying Grain from the peasants in areas the communists control. Swamp mud and water initially proved a greater obstacle than the Viet Cong for the american marines who. In company with vietnamese marines Are making the first big american thrust into the Delta. Eight vehicles had to be towed out. Words of encouragement a Little Ribble May 4-h club member gives her Angus steer a few words of encouragement for the upcoming Brown county youth fair. Ram had her steer at the show barns this morning to get some assistance in preparing her project at a 4-h workshop. J. R. Reeves adult Leader helps with the combing As daughter of or. And mrs. Brooks Ribble works on psychology. Staff photo style show will open events in annual county youth fair another gift or. Harry Thomas accepts Check for Brown county Hospital authority from mrs. Tommy Knowles president of Epsilon Beta chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha. Check donated Friday represents proceeds from contributions on a playhouse Given away last month. Other donations by the group were made to the West Texas rehabilitation Center in Abilene and to the cystic fibrosis fund. Staff photo Powell due ouster move Washington a some influential House liberals will ask that rep. Adam Clayton Powell be removed As a committee chairman monday but that he be allowed to remain in Congress. The attempt to strip Powell of the chairmanship of the education and labor committee will be one of two attacks on the houses almost sacrosanct seniority system at the democratic party caucus a Day in Advance of the opening of Congress the liberals will try also to prevent rep. William m. Corner d-miss., a conservative from moving into the vacant chairmanship of the important House rules committee style show in conjunction with the 15th annual Brown county youth fair sponsored by Brown county fair association will be Friday night at Brownwood Junior High school. All garments for the style show will be received for construction judging thursday at the Junior High school homemaking department by 4 30 . No garment will be received after 4 30 . Judging Friday judging and rehearsal will begin at 1 30 . Friday. Only the top 25 percent of each division will be judged Friday for placing. All entries must Model in the style show Friday night. Garments entered in the show must be made and modelled by the contestant. Any girl actively enrolled in 4-h club work for the year 1966-67 and in Brown county Public schools is eligible to enter garments for the style show. Any girl enrolled in future homemakers or enrolled in homemaking classes for the school year 196667 and is in Brown county Public schools is also eligible. Mrs. S. H. Rodgers is superintendent for the homemaking division of this years fair with mrs. Carest Perkins serving As co superintendent. Mrs. Walter Dickens is superintendent for the clothing Iii division assisted by Brown county homemaking teachers. Foods crafts Brown county fair association the foods and crafts portion show bams. Of the homemaking division will there Are some 66 divisions be held saturday in the National for Junior and senior entrants guard armory adjacent to the see fair on Page 2 russians taking new China stand Moscow apr an important shift in soviet policy has occurred. Signs indicate it Means an increasingly serious View of possible danger from China. Secrecy so far veils the new policy line. But things Here and there a newspaper articles and words from communist sources a show that China is preying on Kremlin minds As a potential threat. More attention and As China gets More attention. Vietnam gets less. Vietnam is a relatively Static problem some distance away China an explosively turbid problem along the soviet Union s longest Border. The fact of an important shift in policy by the soviet communist party which sets the governments policies was published saturday in the party newspaper pravda in an indirect Way. In an article scheduled for publication in sundays pravda the toughness of policy toward China was indicated by a caustic report on a some new zigzags of the great proletarian cultural draft Dodge totals Down Washington a Justice department figures indicate that a smaller proportion of Young men is trying illegally to avoid military service now than at the height of world War ii. A comparison saturday of figures for 1944 and 1966 shows that with about four times the number of men in uniform during the world War la year there were about to times the number of convicted draft Congress opens session tuesday by Jack Bell Washington map under the lowering Shadow of the Vietnam War a new Congress which Laders believe has a Pinch Penny mandate from t he voters opens its doors tuesday for a months Long session. Both houses appear headed for a wrangling beginning which could set the tone for almost continuous controversy As the members appraise the state of the War in Asia and the state of president Johnson so great society at Home. The White House announced saturday that the president will deliver his annual speech on the state it Uiti Union in person la joint session of Congress on tuesday night. This Means that the administration program will be Laid before the legislators before either chamber can get very far into controversies coming up As preliminaries to legislative action. The House must decide whether to deny a seat to rep. Adam Clayton Powell or remove him from chairmanship of the education and labor committee or take some lesser disciplinary action. Powell a negro is in hot water because of troubles with the Law in new York and because of his conduct of committee business. In the Senate a Hardy band of liberals has served notice it will try to water Down Rule 22, which requires a two thirds majority to end filibuster talk. As matters stand neither Effort seems Likely to go any where. Johnson s delivery of his message will be Down to work signal for a Congress in w hich republicans will in1 flexing their voter enlarged biceps and in which Many democrats arc Reading Hie november election results As calling for a breathing spell on new programs. Republican leaders Are planning their own state of tile Union i Connla lion. One of the first pieces of major legislation to work its Way through both houses is Likely to provide for an increase in social Security benefits. This will no affect the spending budget Suri to come under hot fire from Republican when Johnson submits it later in the month on its heels or possibly before it will come a supplemental appropriation to finance the skyrocketing Cost of the Vietnam War Johnson has said he will ask Between $9 billion and $10 billion More the request could be even higher. As with everything else that affects Vietnam this appropriation ii Likely lube Uick As a to Rii in for acrimonious debate Over Johnson a asian policies the Senate foreign relations committee already has provided for the beginning of tins by calling Secretary of state Dean Rusk for closed and open door testimony Jan 16 and Jan 23 with the National debt bumping against its present $330-Bil-lion ceiling the House ways and Means Coronette has Given first priority to a proposal to raise the limit still higher republicans can use this to assail what Senate minority Leader Everett m Dirksen of Illinois predicted might be a $20 billion deficit for the year beginning july i. Lie prorated some fat cutting and water draining pointing to Quot monumental a outlays for space As one object of attention. Dirksen made it Clear he would oppose any Sharp a crease in taxes at this Point. Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield of Montana reported the president had made no decision on a possible tax increase. Even if Johnson holds new recommendations to a minimum. As Mansfield said he is confident the president will do. Congress will have its work Cut out for it in dealing with existing programs and expiring legislation. The military draft will have to by renewed before its june d expiration Date. There is controversy Over tile form this should take but there seems to be a preponderance of opinion against reshaping selective service into a lottery the Antipoverty and National teachers corps authorizations both the subject of hot controversy expire at midyear i in less surface signs fail the Popery program May be Tern apart and its services distributed among several departments rent supplements which go along with these need no new authorization

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