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Bryan Eagle (Newspaper) - May 21, 1972, Bryan, Texas My the e by it an a College station. Taxa Simein it. Max 21. Ito Png u a i a i i Bremer ends journey to find self editor s note Critter b to or changed n a a we month from withdrawal Orr to cheer melt a a Trover at George Wallace rallies the following report Roe a he a special assignment team examines this change in the Man accused of shooing Wallace Milwaukee a Ham mered late last year by a succession of emotional jolts Arthur Herman Bremer embarked on a Young Man s journey in search of himself. At trails end he found George Corley Wallace. A Momma in a going out and make my Way a Bremer is quoted As saying last october. A october Bremer 21, broke with his family moving to a Midtown apartment a scant two and one half blocks from the Motel where Wallace later would establish his Wisconsin primary Headquarters. A november Bremer was arrested for the first time charged with carrying a revolver concealed in his coat. He was fined 138.50 for disorderly conduct. The gun was taken away. A december Joan per i cd. Then 15, Bremers first and Only girl Friend brushed him off after Bremer in october a Mon in a going out and make my Way a Bremer tells family. His father says Bremer left to a be last monday he found his Way to a i Aure md., shopping Center. There according to state and Federal charges he crippled the Alabama governor with a burst of bullets from a .38-caliber revolver. The furious gunfire at an election eve rally for the democratic presidential contender was the Climax of seven traumatic months for Bremer quiet lonely and withdrawn to his family neighbors and Hometown Milwaukee acquaintances cheering clapping and color Christmas saying she did no to like him and did t want to see him again. Downcast he shaved his Blond head hoping to regain her attention with this act of contrition or so he told a fellow worker. She Only laughed. He quit technical College. A january without a word of explanation he walked away from his part time Job As a school janitor. A february after accusing his employer of discrimination he quit another part time Job. Shaves his head to get attention from a girl who has brushed him off. She laughs. Bremer in december fully dressed to those who recall him turning up at Wallace Campaign stops. The emotional blows and his reactions were in rapid sequence Busboy at the Milwaukee athletic club. For a while he became a virtual Recluse in his apartment scribbling Doggerel and thought fragments in an apparent Effort at self analysis. One jotting found in his apartment a happiness is hearing George Wallace sing the National Anthem or having him arrested for a hit and run when his Mother visited the apartment building Bremer turned her away at the door with angry shouts. Then in March he appeared at Wallace Headquarters first apparent Stop on intermittent travels along the governors Campaign Trail. With Bremer eventually would be the 180 revolver he bought at Casanova s gun shop advertising the a largest selection Bremer ducks Low in Back seat of car after arraignment at . District court in Baltimore. Of guns in Wisconsin a he obtained the revolver Jan. 13, the Day Wallace announced his candidacy for the democratic presidential nomination. Wallace Campaign workers recall seeing Bremer loitering around Headquarters at the Holiday inn at an organizing meeting for Wisconsin volunteers March 2, at a $25-a-plate testimonial dinner for the governor in Milwaukee March 20 and finally at an election night Celebration april 4. After the shooting Bremer was recalled As being at other locations. April 7, for example at new Yorkus Waldorf Astoria hotel. Or april 15, arrested for speeding near Binghamton . May la spotted at a Wallace rally in Landover md., like Laurel a suburb of Washington. May 13, Kalamazoo mich., where police picked him up briefly for loitering near a site where a Wallace rally was planned. Mostly he was remembered because he wore red White and Blue clothes. But a it was his Gerald Foulke of Annapolis md., recalled from the Landover rally. A the just stood there with a Grin on his face a half smirking Milwaukee. Grade and High school teachers had difficulty recalling him because they said he was so nondescript. Students mentioned Only his occasional mumblings to himself. Bremers overt eccentricities emerged Only late last year apparently paralleling his emotional upheavals. There was the head shaving incident and complaints from members of the athletic club where Bremer worked As a Busboy. His idiosyncrasies including marching in time and whistling in tune with the music that was played in the dining room disturbed them. Grin a said mrs. John Bleeker of the Kalamazoo rally. Two Days later he was Back in Maryland seen first at a rally in Wheaton then arrested in the afternoon after the Laurel shooting. At All these Campaign stops Bremer was described As a Man who Drew attention to himself with colourful clothing with loud cheers and prolonged clapping for Wallace with constant pushing to the front of crowds. This picture of Bremer As extrovert is not the Man remembered from most of his Days in in Milwaukee people said Bremer rarely returned their hellos. But mrs. Janet Petrone a Wallace Volunteer in Maryland said he greeted her airily at their second meeting this Way a Chi babe. How Are things going a mrs. Alfred j. Pemrich Joan smother said Bremers habits were Odd at years end a the would walk up behind you and make strange noises dance with a mop or carry on a conversation with himself. I think he was trying to let everyone know he was Fred e. Blue jr., a minister conciliator for the Milwaukee commission on Community relations said Bremer had feelings of persecution in november after he was transferred from one dining room to another in his Job As Busboy. Blue interviewed sons and one daughter As a supporter of sen. Hubert h. Humphrey a just like nonetheless whether from sincere support or mockingly Bremer surrounded himself with Wallace Memorabilia sometime after he left Home. There were becomes Recluse jotting Down a a happiness George Wallace arrested for a hit and run Bremer in february him twice after he filed a complaint of discrimination with the commission. A while talking to him he appeared outwardly Calm a said Blue of Bremer. A but i could detect his anger by the Way he clenched his fist and tightened his Mouth when he reiterated he was being persecuted by his in a report for his files Blue said Bremer a is a Young Man who is rather withdrawn appears to bottle up anger and will sometimes let it go i assess him As bordering on questions about Bremer remain. Why his interest in George Wallace Bremer is described As a Man who talked Little to anyone about the Campaign buttons he collected the Wallace stickers on his car and apartment door the Confederate Flag used As a Rug. How did Bremer finance his travels his two jobs which he left in january grossed at most $100 a week. His 1971 income was $1611, according to a tax form found in his apartment. From october on he paid $137.50 a month for his sparsely furnished three room apartment. Also that month he paid $795 Cash for his two door 1967 rambler Sedan. Among the items found in his car after Laurel were a tape recorder a camera binoculars and a Blue steel 9mm, 14-shot Browning automatic pistol with after his arrest Grade and High school teachers had difficulty recalling him because they said he was so nondescript. Anything especially politics. No one can remember him mentioning Wallace. His father William described Arthur second youngest of four one clip purchased at a Milwaukee gun shop. Its list Price was $137.50. I i i 8 in 8 in South Viet army fights Day attack Saigon apr South vietnamese forces trying to Clear the Road to the beleaguered provincial capital of an Loc fought off a Daylong attack by North vietnamese tanks and infantry saturday. An american army officer called it in All probability the enemy so last stance for an Loc a a rubber Plantation town 60 Miles North of Saigon that has been virtually destroyed in a 44-Day siege. A government Relief column had pushed to within sight of the town before the counter attackers struck at Dawn. In the Central Highlands where the North vietnamese offensive centers around the provincial capital of Korntum enemy troops probed government defense lines less than two Miles from the City but no major attacks were reported. In the air War Over North Vietnam the . Command announced that american warplanes had intensified their daily pounding of enemy Supply areas and transportation routes. The command reporting on attacks of thursday said air Force bombers destroyed a fuel tank farm containing More than five million Gallons of Petroleum 31 Miles East of Hanoi. Spokesmen said about 75 per cent of the depot was wiped out with bombs leaving a one huge a communique said the strike a further depletes North Vietnam a supplies used in support of its invading armies in South the bombers also Are carrying out sustained raids against the rail lines linking Hanoi and China. The railroads must be attacked almost daily to keep them out of operation the command said because North Vietnam mobilizes workers to make Quick repairs. A Navy a7 attack plane was reported shot Down Over the North and its Pilot listed As missing. This raises to 22 the number of american planes lost Over North Vietnam since the resumption of Large scale bombing april 16. Twenty six crewmen have been listed As missing in this period. North Vietnam said . Planes bombed the Periphery of Hanoi again saturday and claimed two were shot Down by North vietnamese the Eagle Bryan Collar Saltin published by the Eagle printing co., inc. P o Box 1073, Bryan Texas 77801, daily except saturday sunday morning second class postage paid at Bryan Texas subscription rates by Carber or mall i month 3 months 6 months i year doily amp Sundo 52 25 56.75 513 50 527 of sunday Only is .25 53.75 i 7 so 515 of doily Only is to 55 40 Sio 80 521 60 Mau prices state of Texas outside surrounding counties daily amp sunday 12.75 58 25 516 50 533 of sunday Only 54 05 5 8 to 516 20 daily Only 52 of 56 of 512.00 524.00 other states and Apo daily amp sunday 13.25 59 75 519 50 539 of sunday Only 54 95 5 9.90 519 80 doily Only 52 60 57 to 515 60 531.20 gunners. The Vietnam news Agency added in a broadcast from Hanoi heard in Tokyo that a Many civilians were killed or wounded. In Paris another Vna dispatch distributed by the North vietnamese delegation to the peace talks said . Planes severely damaged part of a lock Friday in an attack on an installation and Dike in thai Binh province. Explosive and antipersonnel bombs were used it added and two lock workers were wounded. The North vietnamese assault on Highway 13 leading to an Loc a was a completely abortive attack a said col. J. Ross Franklin a senior american Field adviser. A they spent the first half hour in attack and the next two hours associated press correspondent Lynn c. Newland reported that fighting continued throughout the Day however and the enemy kept up its shelling of an Loc and the Relief Force trying to Clear the Highway. The town reduced to rubble by Allied bombing and the heaviest sustained enemy bombardment of the War has been ordered held at All costs by president Nguyen Van Thieu. A battered Garrison Force remains dug in supplied by air. Associated press correspondent David j. Paine reported from the Central Highlands that informed sources were saying More than 600 enemy have been killed in fighting around Korntum since last sunday when attacks began against the City a defense lines. Government casualties were put at about 80 killed and 230 wounded but some sources said they probably were higher than was being reported. Allied officers say Korntum is a key target in the current offensive but no All out Effort to capture the City has come yet. Senior americans say it could come at any time. . B52 bombers kept up their intense bombing Campaign concentrating on suspected enemy positions in the an Loc and Korntum areas in Quang tri province which fell to the North vietnamese three weeks ago and thua Thien province just South of Quang tri where the enemy is believed massing for an attack on the old Imperial capital of Hue. Wins scholarship William s. Herridge of Eastland former writer photographer for tile Eagle and Junior journalism student at Texas a amp a. Has been awarded a $500 scholarship by the Texas Gridiron club of Forth Worth. Mah subscriptions payable n Advance single copy to cents daily 25 cents sunday the Eagle is not responsible tor Advance payments to Carrier or dealers unless received in this office member s of associate d press the associated press is exclusively entitled to use for reproduction All dispatches credited to tor not otherwise credited to the paper an also All local news published Here n All rights of reproduction of special dispatches herein Are reserved Harold s Taxel publisher Jim Holman managing editor deaths amp funerals Eagle photo by Mac Shadix practising equestrianism Becky Lawrence puts her horse through paces for the May 27 horse show at the aggie Arena sponsored by the Brazos county 4-h club. Becky is the daughter of or. And mrs. Charles e. Lawrence of 3508 Tanglewood Bryan. Mcgovern in top ranker tuesday primaries by Walter r. Mears a political writer sen. George Mcgovern ranks As the favorite in the Oregon and Rhode Island presidential primaries tuesday in the last of the preliminary bouts on the Long card of democratic contests. The main event is two weeks away in California. Sen. Hubert h. Humphrey made one Quick Campaign swing to Rhode Island but skipped Oregon to concentrate on the Pivotal California contest vowing an intensive vote Hunt to the eve of that election. Public option surveys in both Rhode Island and Oregon put Mcgovern ahead. The South Dakota senator invested three Days in the Oregon Campaign interrupted by a swing to California. In Rhode Island As in Oregon he banked heavily on the volunteers and the door to door canvassing operations that have helped him come from far Back in the Field to take the Lead in nominating Delegate commitments. While Mcgovern and Humph Rey were at work on the West coast sen. Edmund s. Muskie of Maine the Man they knocked from the top of the democratic Field made his first Campaign style ventures since dropping Active efforts in the primaries. Muskie visited his Campaign Headquarters in Providence Friday on his Way to Waterville Maine where his political career began to address his Home states democratic convention. A spokesman said Muskie is writing All democratic National convention delegates. Real estate climate sunny a or. Halbrooks Tyler a funeral services for or. Norman e. Halbrooks 47, of Tyler will be held at 4 . Today at first Baptist Church in Tyler. Or. Halbrooks who died Friday night in Little Rock ark., was a former resident of Bryan. He is survived by his wife six children two Sisters mrs. Robert Wimpee of Kennedy and mrs. Donald Young of Honolulu Hawaii his Mother mrs. W. E. Halbrooks of Bryan and his grandmother mrs. C. H. Mathis of Bryan. Or. Mccrocklin Independence funeral services for Jessie b. Mccrocklin 59, of Independence were held saturday at Independence Baptist Church. Or. Mccrocklin former employee of the Texas agricultural Experiment station at Texas a amp a University was buried in the Church cemetery. He died thursday at his residence. Or. Lake Crockett Grady b. Lake Iii Texas a amp a student from Crockett died thursday near his Home when a farm tractor he was driving overturned and pinned him. He was a Sophomore chemical engineering major this year and a former member of Squadron 4 in the corps of cadets. The tractor veered off farm to Market Road 2076 West of Crockett and overturned. Lakes father was driving a pickup truck behind the tractor and saw the Accident. The a amp a student was 19 years of age. Mrs. Maxwell Hearne a funeral services will be held today at 2 . In first Baptist Church Here for mrs. Emma Maxwell 88, who died Friday in a local nursing Home. Burial will be in Norwood cemetery with the Rev. James Scirratt pastor of first Baptist in Hearne and the Rev. Lloyd Chapman pastor of first Baptist of Marlin officiating. Mrs. Maxwell 206 second st., was born in Montecello miss., feb. 19,1884. She was a member of the Eastern Star Lodge and the first Baptist Church in Hearne. Survivors include two sons Robin Maxwell and Nowell Maxwell both of Houston four daughters mrs. Irma Longmire of Woodsboro mrs. Belle Hackel of Marlin mrs. Madge Jackson of Greensboro n. C. And mrs. Juanita Peebles of Hearne two Sisters mrs. Fannie Stubbs of Hearne and mrs. Martha Foote of Stade West Germany and several grandchildren. Pallbearers will be her grandsons. John Connally a 4 w Elcome addition a continued from Page i. Explained that approximately 189 new Homes were constructed last year in Bryan not including apartment units. He said approximately 2,000 apartment units Are being constructed in College station. A Bryan and College station Are pretty transient a Price noted. A it is possible for one House to change hands three times in three prices said a Good indication of whether a town is growing or not is the number of realtors in the City. Smith said there the local Board of realtors has 124 members. The real estate broker noted however that not All Active realtors Are members of the Board. A breakdown shows there Are 42 Active members defined As realtors who have a brokers License and have voting Power on the Board. There Are to associate members who have Sale men a licenses and Are voting members and 72 affiliate members who Are closely Allied with the real estate business. These include savings and loan representatives Banks and title companies. Smith added that some realtors probably have Large volumes and others have Small sales volumes. This Means the total number of realtors in an area does not necessarily mean that All Are actively Selling. He confirmed however that the real estate business in the area is Good noting that his company located 14 new and re locating businesses last year. The realtor said that a new services slightly More than a year old is presently aiding local member real estate firms and salesmen. Called multiple listing service it is maintained by the local Board of realtors. The service pools real estate on the sales Market and provides this information for member realtors. Austin Tex. A United nations ambassador George Bush said saturday former gov. John Connally would be a Welcome addition to the Republican party even though Connally has helped defeat Republican candidates such As Bush in the past. Bush said however he thought vice president Spiro Agnew would run with president Nixon again rather than Connally a Democrat As some have speculated. Bush mentioned As Nixon a possible running mate in 1968 before Agnew was selected said there was a no chances that he would be considered for the vice presidency this year. Asked at a news conference about the possibility Bush described it As a a far fetched no Chance its going to the ambassador a former two term congressman from Houston who was Defeated for the . Senate in 1964 and 1970, was Here for the first time since assuming the in Job in March 1971._ miniature fish cops prize at kids Derby fishermen talk in glowing terms about a the one that got away a but Young Frank Siewerdt is proud of being Able to hold on to the one he caught. At saturdays annual Junior museum of natural history fishing Derby prizes were Given for the biggest fish the first fish and the most fish. Last but also least there was a prize for the smallest fish. When the votes were tallied the Winner turned out to be Franks catch a whopping two Inch Sunfish. A Little smaller and he would have had to throw it Back

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