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Bryan Daily Eagle (Newspaper) - February 19, 1962, Bryan, Texas I Lewiw audits a 8mwm< Mth tear vol. 88 a no. 197 Home of Texas a amp a College Price 5 cents Europe bound it. Col. Roger w. Jackson commanding officer of the 386th Engineer battalion from Bryan is shown shortly before he left for Europe on a whirlwind trip to View the readiness of u. S. Forces abroad. Col. Jackson was the Only Field Grade officer among the group of 50 . Soldiers selected for the trip. They will return to their units March i. U. S. Army photo Jaunt role trial Guiana peace whirlwind trip Jackson leads tour of Europe special to the Eagle it. Polk la. A it. Col. Roger c. Jackson commanding officer of the 386th Engineer battalion from Bryan will Lead a group of some 50 soldiers from across the u. S. On a whirlwind trip to Europe to View the readiness of u. S. Forces abroad. Col. Jackson the Only Field Grade officer making the trip left for Europe Friday from Mcguire air Force base in new Jersey with the group and will return to it. Polk March i. Yarborough gets backing for governor by the associated press Houston attorney Don Yarborough is jumping Back into his Campaign this week with the Blessing of Texas labor and . Sen. Ralph Yarborough the Houston candidate is scheduled to speak in Bryan thursday at the american legion auxiliary political rally. Political talks begin at 8 . With a dinner at 6 30. State and local candidates Are invited to speak at the rally in the legion Hall on e. Highway 21. Saturday the state Al Cio committee on political education cop gave the 36-year-old candidate its qualified endorsement in a statement which said Quot your committee feels that Don Yarborough a general philosophy and attitude More nearly coincide with our programs than do those of other gubernatorial the committee used the same language in the Yarborough endorsement for these other democratic candidates James Turman for lieutenant governor Tom Reavley for attorney general and Woodrow bean for congressman at Large. Sen. Yarborough who is unrelated had sent the committee a Telegram earlier saturday interpreted As urging the backing of his fellow Liberal. After the recommendations were announced former sen rotary of the Navy John Connally said this in a release a a i respect the right of any organization to choose to endorse the person they think can serve their purpose. I am nevertheless convinced that great numbers of the labor people of Texas Are my friends and win continue to support me and work actively for my election fifty soldiers from Reserve components across the u. S. Mobilized last fall at the height of the Berlin crisis Are taking the trip that will carry them to various military installations in the tension filled divided City and along the Iron curtain. Its objective is to provide background for these selected Reserve components noncommissioned officers regarding the Mission and readiness of defense forces in Europe. They will in turn Fondue formal and informal briefing for personnel of their own Anc other Reserve component unit at Home stations. Col Jackson is one of six Mer from the 49th armoured division making the trip. Two others from non divisional units at it. Polk were also selected. Bauer reset for Bryan mar. 12 the men were chosen from the nearly 20,000 troops Here on the basis of their ability and leadership position. Maj. Gen. Harley b. West commander of the 49th armoured division termed the trip a an unusual and unprecedented a a these men will see things through military eyes and bring Back with them information on the Overall picture of the readiness of our forces a he said. Before coming on Active duty col. Jackson was assistant superintendent of mail at College station and resided at 4101 Nagle Street in Bryan. He has been a member of the National guard since 1947. The 49th armoured division has just recently completed 13 weeks of intensive combat training with a three Day Field exercise the largest Man Euver in its 15-year history. Barron blisters Percy Foreman by Mollie Blake Eagle staff writer Marvin Bauer was granted a continuance of his trials for murder today but not until judge John m. Barron took Houston attorney Percy Foreman to task for a a abandonment of his client. The judge reset the trial for March 12 a due to sudden withdrawal of counsel and dismissed the special venire of 300 persons. He said a at that time this court intends to go to trial.�?�. Bauer is accused of two counts of murder in the Christmas Day 1960, Shotgun deaths of his two sinister aunts at their ranch Home near Groveton in Trinity county. He was indicted in january 1961 by a Trinity county grand jury. The Case is being tried Here on a change of venue by administrative judicial judge Max m. Rogers of Huntsville. Bauer presented his own plea for continuance after Foreman withdrew As Bauers attorney saturday. Clearing weather buoys orbit i Lopes mrs. Thrush apes husband in message new York of a speaking English that came through clearly Nina Khrushchev a. Pealed in a special broadcast to Connally is to be in Houston Merican women for internal monday for organizational meetings with supporters. Tuesday he travels to Brady Coleman and san Angelo. Also on tuesday a Yai Borough for governor club will be organized in Brazos county according to Bob Wade temporary chairman of the Effort. The meeting is set for 7 30 . In the Triangle restaurant. The meeting win be Quot an attempt to organize All local persons interested in Yarborough a in other weekend political activity Joe Pool democratic candidate for congressman at Large said in Dallas that the Battle lines have been drawn in the democratic primary tonal understanding and Complete disarmament. The soviet premieres wife whose words were easily understandable despite her accent called on americans sunday night to Lay Down their and be friends with the soviet Union. A a War must not be allowed to break out a she said in her 10-minute broadcast beamed by Moscow radio at 2 30 . Monday Moscow time. A this can be done through general disarmament under strict International mrs. Khrushchev said she was replying to american women who had written expressing by Fred s. Hoffman Cape canaveral Fla. Or a a brightening weather picture buoyed Hopes today that astronaut John h. Glenn or. Will be launched toward a round the Earth orbit tuesday after months of delay. At a morning briefing project Mercury officials reported a generally improved conditions in the Atlantic recovery areas where Marine it. Col. Glenn a capsule would descend. The first half of a split two Day countdown was started at 2 30 . The Preeo unt was finished at 6 ., with both the Atlas Booster rocket and Friendship 7 spacecraft described As in a a go condition. Officials were shooting for a launch Between 7 30 . And 12 30 . Tuesday. The weather Outlook in the Cape canaveral Vicinity gave officials some concern. A cold front preceded by a Squall line was advancing into Northern Florida this morning. This could leave lingering cloudiness in the Cape area possibly delaying the shot for the Lith time. However officials were hopeful holes could be found in the Clouds through which the rocket could be fired. A Complete Check of the weather Wras due for about Midnight tonight after which officials were to make a prelim in decision. A conservatively i would say the Odds Are at least 60-40 in cur death total reaches 252 in n. Europe Hamburg Germany a a Strong winds were forecast again today for the flood stricken North sea coast where the toll of dead and missing mounted to 252, but authorities said there was no immediate new threat. Flags were at half staff As the area went into mourning for victims of Friday nights wind whipped floods that wreaked damage running into hundreds of millions of dollars. In an affidavit presented by Jim Bowmer of Temple and w. C. Davis of Bryan Foreman said he was employed by Odis Hammond 18 months before he was employed by Bauer. Hammond a trial also for murder was also set for this ing in Houston. Foreman a affidavit said judge Miram t. It would s love who is trying the Hammond Case had ordered him Foreman to appear in his Powers said one change had i brought in to comb s a officials said take several Days to get a Complete casualty list of the toll. A taken by the slowly receding court this morning or be jailed Waters which left the area looking like a Battlefield. The search was stepped up As several special units were been made in the lineup of ships poised to recover Glenn. The aircraft Carrier Forrestal has replaced the Carrier Constellation in the area�?500 Miles East of Bermuda where Glenn would come Down if he made Only one orbit instead of the hoped for three. A relaxed As he can Glenn planned to phone his wife and parents tonight before j going to bed about 7 or 8 of clock. Flood areas. More than too helicopters were flying Supply and evacuation missions. Tens of thousands of persons spent their third night in flood surrounded Homes. Supplies were running Low and drinking water was rationed in some areas. Many houses were without electricity or heat. He said in a statement for the j their concern about the danger press that the congressman at j of War especially a nuclear con Large race a would result in a filet two Man Runoff Between Ultra Liberal Woodrow bean and in a fort Worth television speech gubernatorial candidate will Wilson said a for the people of Texas who Are tired of gov. Price Daniel and repelled by a fourth term for those who done to want to turn the governors office Over to lbs Lyndon b. Johnson for the Ordinary honest and self supporting Texas people a i offer leadership As the Only moderately conservative commonsense Democrat in this race with the capability to win the nomination and hold the party together to beat the weather the forecast for Bryan-col-19 station is Clear to partly Cloudy through tuesday no important temperature changes. Low tonight about 45, High tuesday 72. Sunday is High was 69, monday s Low 48. It was 63 at noon today. In Hamburg alone 107 bodies had been recovered by Midnight sunday. At least another 109 were reported missing and believed dead in the Strick if he completes three orbits in City. As planned Glenn will land in j Twenty four people were retire Atlantic about 800 Miles j ported to have perished on the Southeast of the Cape. J coast of the state of lower sax ony which extends to the dutch for contempt of court. Both Bowmer and Davis made it Clear they were representing Foreman not Bauer. The affidavit further stated he was not available for re employment by Bauer in Case a continuance was granted. Judge Barron in accepting Foreman a resignation from the Case said he a did not agree with the stand taken by a i done to consider an attorney like that worthy of being held in contempt a the judge declared. A the abandoned his client at the last minute. He is not worthy of appearing in any court i in this courts contempt District judge John m. Barron expressed contempt in his face if not in his actions Over the failure of Houston attorney Percy Foreman to appear in his 85th judicial District court this morning. Judge Barron decided not to hold Foreman in contempt of court for his last minute withdrawal As defense attorney for Marvin Bauer accused of murder. Barron did however say a few Choice words from the Bench about Foreman a actions. Eagle photo by Gene Dennis some cloudiness was predicted in the Cape canaveral area by tuesday morning. But Nasa weather watchers were rooting for it to thin out so Glenn could blast off about 7 30 . Est. Good visibility is a j emergency Crews repair must to permit filming the i eng broken dikes were assisted rocket during the critical Early 1 Border. Another seven died in the City state of Bremen one was drowned in Schleswig hos Tein and four German soldiers died during Rescue operations. Quot this is a Case which needs attention a he said pointing out it had been awaiting trial for 14 months in two counties. He noted the state had summoned 37 witnesses some from out of state and there were 300 jurors and five attorneys pies ent All he _ i Ense on by Richard g. Massock Ary a we feel a lot More optimistic today than we did yesterday a said it. Col. John a. Powers spokesman for the astronauts. Phases of its flight. Project Mercury officials will make their final go or no go decision based on the latest weather at a Midnight briefing monday. There were three postponements last week after such eleventh hour weather checks technical Crews planned to Complete the first half of the 14-hour pre launch countdown today then pick up the count again after Midnight a if the decision is made to try for a launch. By German and British engineers. Hamburg police warned they would shoot plunderers on sight. West German pres Dent hem Rich Luebke surveyed the disaster area by helicopter As the Bonn government offered Federal Aid. American and British residents joined germans in the Georgetown. British Guiana lift a an Uncertain peace settled on this tropical capital today after a siege of rioting looting and burning. Labor leaders called off their general strike against leftist prime minister Cheddie Jagan but his East Indian followers were reported of whom were Incon plotting reprisals in the hinterlands. British armed forces hurriedly flown from Jamaica and London on Appeal from Jagan were braced for trouble Al though fire blackened Georgetown was quiet. Falls capital Gan one negotiator said Jagan agreed to a series of demands. Ven fenced by the last minute withdrawal of the defense attorney. The state represented by Brazos county attorney d b. Gofer jr., District attorney Gus Lanier of the 12th judicial District and r. C. Musslewhite of evidence racial tensions Between Lufkin presented As a ran granting a continuance negroes and East indians ran against a a the three documents referred to in Foreman a affidavit namely. The letter from Barron to Cofer Musslewhite Lanier and Foreman dated nov. 25. 1961. Setting the trial Date a certified copy High after rioting negro mobs j burned a half mile Square of j Georgetown a business Center and its East Indian stores last i Friday. The rioting left six dead scores injured and $11 nationwide Campaign for flood 0f a letter from Barron to fore on to to to a a a a a Man dated Fob. 14. 1962. Ini Jagan an East himself which Foreman was told to a see trial Page 8 victims. The u. S. Army made available 50,000 blankets and articles of clothing. Conventional Cha and title i Loans at Bryan building and loan association. A adv Bobby Sjuk adviser revives idea introduces daughter a president Sukarno right introduces his Young daughter to visiting u. S. Attorney general and mrs. Robert Kennedy during dinner in Jakarta Indonesia. Nea telephoto by Jack Bell Washington t Gen. Robert Kennedy a tour has revived speculation that sometime later the presidents brother May move to the White House to expand his operations As presidential adviser. Although those accompanying the attorney general have tried to make it Clear he in t armed with specific diplomatic Powers Kennedy has not hesitated to Wade directly into ticklish International Waters Kennedy s Blunt weekend declaration to indonesians that they would be crazy to think the United states will drop its Neutral attitude and oppose the dutch in indonesians claim to West new Guinea apparently illustrated the Confidence he has that he reflects accurately the presidents views. Republicans already have be i gun to depict Kennedy s trip As atty. A kind of training Mission for world j him to become what a few of them Call a super Secretary it state. Others have hinted that the younger Kennedy already is beginning to prepare himself to bid for the democratic presidential nomination in 1968 while they can on it Ai about any such developments the republicans have shown that they Are assaying line by line everything the attorney general says. They obviously Are searching for some major boo boo that goes beyond the attorney general a statement in Jakarta that the 1846-48 War with Mexico was unjustified and not a very j Bright Page in american his tory the Republican National committee interpreted this As a another startling example of the Kennedy obsession with Trail St opinion. Administrations l a Tenn to a Neu texans of both parties howled protests. Some amused democrats in Congress said that for Kennedy to take on Texas was like taking on the . Malines it of could t won. But they did no to regard the matter As More than an incident. M in a most of h Indian Farmers and workers outside Georgetown. Nej a a roes generally support Forbes Burnham Leader of the Peoples National Congress party whom Jagan Defeated in last Augustus j election. Tensions relaxed somewhat sunday night with the an j nou Cement of labor leaders i that they had called off their j week Long strike. The Back to work Call came after the Union leaders met three and a half hours w Ith a Salt grass Trail ride Loiti nieces pointers switch t a More than 1,000 Salt grass Trail riders broke their first Camp democratic opinion apparent this morning and moved on to a terse radio announcement said the unions grouping civil servants government employees and primary schoolteachers had asked them to return to work with the Trade Union Council also recommending its 12,000 strikers to resume work. Civil servants and teachers struck for higher wages. The trades Union Council protested Japan a plans for higher import taxes and a compulsory savings scheme which the Council claimed Hurt workers More than the Rich. A trades Union Council announcement said Jagan promised to impose Price controls to prevent importers from passing on duties to Consumers and to consider the replacement of the compulsory savings program with a voluntary savings i scheme. Observers said however the support from i a Bas tally was against the leftist leanings of Jagan. The settlement was reported As housewives complained bitterly Over a shortage of food and motorists found gasoline pumps empty at filling stations., police said they arrested 700 persons on suspicion of looting. I bitter feelings persisted Between East indians and negroes. British troops rushed sunday night to Rural districts where East India n s were reported planning a March on the capital. Communications within the country were spotty and rumours spread including one that a cuban ship with had an scored off Georgetown non. In is divided on whether Kennedy ought to move his advisory shop to the White House he is in and out of his brother a office almost daily but still has to spend time in the Justice department. There Wras evidence at the time he was named to the Post that Kennedy was reluctant to become attorney general that he was More interested in foreign than Legal affairs. Ward Houston the Long ride started sunday in ends in Houston wednesday. The riders and 55 wagons passed through Hempstead before noon and planned to Camp tonight at the j. E. Norwood ranch. For fast convenient banking service ase the drive in window at City National adv Constable race candidate w. R. Bill Owens has announced his withdraw Al from the race for Justice of the peace precinct 4, place 2 Owens withdrawal leaves two persons. Deputy sheriff Jess Mcgee and James Cargill As candidates for the office vacated by Johnny Johnson. Johnson is one of four persons running for District clerk. Daily the Bryan Eagle serving Bryan College station and the Brazos Valley since 1876 a inca Haws service Bryan College station. Texas monday. February 19, 1962 eight pages

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