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Corpus Christi Times (Newspaper) - May 28, 1966, Corpus Christi, Texas Index Mutt Munh Church Newt classified comics crossword puts editorials sports 56th Veary no 280 Boga 7 bog 2 rage n Page $ Page 5 Page 4 Page Ibsh e a or Ibtisam e 0 evening edition Corpus Christi Texas saturday May 28, 1966 want hat in j swi oth of Dyph to j Chi 18 pages Price ten cents out at last a William a. Pollok 23. Of Philadelphia displays a 4-Inch rectal thermometer while his nurse mrs. Catherine Rush holds an a Ray of it before it was removed from Tollok a abdominal cavity. Tollok went to the Hospital to be operated on for a hernia and the thermometer was discovered when routine a rays were taken Early this week. It is believed that the thermometer has been floating around inside Tollok for about Twenty years without his knowledge. Doctors say it is fortunate that the Glass thermometer did not break Tollok played football and took part in track sports in High school without any discomfort or knowledge of the thermometer. A wire photo officers blast Pentagon move Washington. I resentful military officers said today the Pentagon jerked the Rug from under army maj Gen Stanley r. Larsen in publicly contradicting his statement that up to six North vietnamese regiments Are massed in Cambodia. But Larsen a top held commander on leave from South Vici Nam said a i am just a soldiers and accepted the Rebuff a i stand corrected a the two Star general told a reporter. A a in a not going to question my superiors about what they say. The defense department has a lot More information to go on than i have a but in Saigon authoritative sources said intelligence reports available to military commanders supported Larsen s state police holding 11-year-old boy in rape slaying Pittsburgh. Off a an 11-year-old suburban Pittsburgh boy was in police Cus today today in connection with the strangulation rape of a 4-year-old girl. Brut Kelly of Braddock was arrested last night a few hours after the nude body of Little Cassandra Scott was found on a wooded Hillside near a playground in her neighbourhood. He is to be arraigned today before the Allegheny county Coroner on a charge of murder. La Joseph Stark of the county detective Bureau said Cassandra was left in the care of a Babysitter while her Mother. Mrs. Beatrix Scott went shopping. The Sitter let the girl go outside to play. Stark said Kelly lured the girl from the playground to a wooded area. Kelly told detectives that when the girl resisted him he strangled her with a red and White Shoelace Stark said. The Coroner s office said the girl had been strangled and sexually assaulted. Her unclothed body was found lying on a pair of Slacks and other articles of clothing were scattered nearby. Patrolman Walter Likovich picked up Kelly after two boys reported seeing him in the wooded area where the child a body was found. Stark said Kelly admitted the ment. Some reports indicate As Many As 12.dw North vietnamese Are massed in the cambodian mountains Saigon sources say two of the six regiments poised in the Chu Phong mountains Are the 32nd and 33rd of the North vietnamese 325th division. Both regiments fought in a big Battle last november in the la Drang Valley across the Border from where the North vietnamese reportedly now Are gathered. The reports also indicate the North vietnamese plan to move into South Viet Nam in Early fall after the Rainy season passes its mid summer Peak a number of officers strongly indicated irritation at the Pentagon a action in private conversations. Secretary of state Dean Rusk said later in answer to newsmen a questions that he knew nothing about Larsen a report. But Rusk said communist forces have been abusing cambodians neutrality he added that the United states favors International action to secure that Southeast asian country a neutrality and territorial integrity. The Flap Over Larsen a remarks developed after the general appeared at a Pentagon news conference in reviewing military operations Larsen pointed on a map to an area of Cambodia just across the Border from one of the most fought Over sections of South Viet names Central Highlands. A there is plenty of evidence that there Are up to six Quot regiments in there a i arse n said clearly indicating he meant North vietnamese forces. This would represent 10.000 or More communist troops in position to strike at South Viet names midsection. The subject of possible North vietnamese troop concentrations in Cambodia is diplomatically sensitive. For that reason some reporters noted w Ith interest that a top Pentagon information official listened to Larsen a remarks without attempting to intervene. But about five hours later the defense department issued a statement which flatly disputed Larsen saying a while there have been unconfirmed reports for months of North vietnamese activity in Cambodia there exists no evidence Strong enough for the commander of the . Military assistance command Viet Nam to validate the presence of any North vietnamese regiment in Cambodia at this big Allied Force stalks reds in 3-prong assault Reform party withdrawing from election Santo Domingo dominican Republic. Iff a the reformist party one of the major contenders in next wednesdays presidential elections announced today it is withdrawing from the ballot unless the provisional government changes conditions which the party considers unfavourable to its candidate. The party is backing or. Joaquin Baia Ger in the presidential race against Juan Bosch. The party a executive committee announced the withdrawal after the National electoral Junta rejected the party a petition for election Law changes. The committee also cancelled a final demonstration in Santo Domingo to wind up its Campaign. A Post Midnight communique said the reformist party was holding the electoral Junta and the provisional government of president Hector Garcia Godoy responsible for whatever May occur As the result of the decision to leave the election Laws As they Are the reformist and dominican revolutionary parties Are considered the major contenders in the elections one of the smaller factions in the Campaign. The Liberal evolutionist party yesterday withdrew support from the third presidential candidate Rafael f. Bonnelly to Back Balaguer the latest opinion samplings gave Juan Bosch candidate of the revolutionary party the Edge Over Balaguer the reformist party decision was preceded by Clear warnings from Baguer yesterday that his party would quit unless the government corrected what he called unfair conditions favouring the dominican revolutionary party. Among these he specifically died control by the dominican revolutionary Par to of Rural electoral boards and the office that issues National identity cards the sole requirement for voting. Balaguer asked equal representation for All parties in there two entities. He also demanded a change in the supervision of the stale sugar corporation which he said was a source of powerful political patronage for the revolutionary party. Balaguer also asked that women be allowed to vote without identity card Quot. Thousands of them he said did not have them and could not be taken to places where they Are issued because they refuse to travel a peculiarity among Rural Rockport crash injures three Al Ter times news service Rockport residents and a Corpus Christi Man were injured about 5 45 . Today in a truck car collision at the intersection of farm Road 881 and Oak Terrace drive about 1 Miles West of Here. The injured All listed in fair condition at Corpus Christ s memorial medical Center Are Antonio Garcia Moreno 34. Of 2541 Milo. Corpus Christi who received a possible broken neck and other multiple fractures mrs. Wallace Muley 27, and her daughter Harriett to who sustained multiple fractures and lacerations. Highway patrolman a. W. Flenniken said mrs. Maley pulled onto farm Road 881, striking Moreno struck near the front. Mrs. Matey was thrown from her car. Mrs. Matey and her husband Are caller times circulation representatives in the Rockport Scopano Bay area. Slaying. A a Good weather drawing crowds to area Parks summertime gets off to a head Start for Many coastal Bend residents today tomorrow and monday As the three Day memorial Day weekend is expected to find thousands jamming beaches lakes Parks and other recreational grounds for the Public Holiday. Some fun seekers had already pitched tents and camped out last night at such favorite relaxation Sites As Lake Corpus Christi state Park near Mathis and Goose Island state Park near Rockport weather conditions were described As Outlook was Good for a fair Holiday period. Dave Hoskins manager of the Mathis Park said about 1,000 persons were in the Park overnight and he expected about 3,000 More visitors to arrive today. A the Lake is in real Fine shape and As smooth As Glass. There a no mosquitoes to speak of and that a something considering All the rain we be had a Hoskins said. Bill Williams who manages the Goose Island Park said there were about 300 persons there today. A a we re looking for a real heavy flow this afternoon a Williams said. A the Rny Hilo Stankovic 42, plunges knife into his stomach. An unidentified detective scoops up la by in tans. I be he s expected to live Man knifes self after holding Young hostage Vancouver by. Iff a Man seized a 4-year-old girl last night As the was playing on the front porch of her Home and held her at knife Point for two hours at a downtown intersection. He released her unharmed and plunged the knife into his own stomach has condition is not critical and he is expected to survive. Police said he gave his name As hire Stankovic 42, and said he was a yugoslav citizen. Police said he seized the girl Debbie tans after slashing a 6-year-old boy and his father with a knife. The boy was Teddy Kacsor and the father Theodore Kacsor 55. Stankovic held the knife with a six to eight Inch Blade against the girl s stomach As dozens of policemen watched. Police were forced to keep their distance when the Man threatened to Stab the girl. A crowd estimated at More than 2,000 quickly gathered. People appeared on apartment building rooftops and watched from windows. The Man started to Harangue the crowd incoherently. He said he had lost a Job in the Yukon and yesterday morning went to police Headquarters to seek assistance. Ile asked for a cigarette and a policeman threw a package to his feet. A the time detectives and uniformed personnel pleaded with him to release the child. She whimpered softly most of the time she was in the arms of her captor. While she cried police moved unobtrusively through the area with rifles out of sight of the Man. Other police officers held Back the steadily growing crowd. The Man asked for a Loudspeaker which police gave him and then he shouted at the crowd through it though few could understand what he said. See hostage Page 8 wind Isnit blowing at All and the Bay looks real Glassy. We be got a few mosquitoes but everybody seems to be coming prepared for them. It s going to be a real Good Merle Patch manager of the nieces county Park on padre Island said the Beach is a excellent a he said Many campers round in during the night and there were quite a few persons along the Sandy strip Early this morning. A a we re still predicting a crowd of 25,-000 if the weather holds out a Patch said a and it looks like it will be Fine. The Beach is in real Good Ideal at a Points in the area and the Debbie cries As Stankovic keeps knife poised. A Short while later the frightened girl was freed be wire photo resistance is reported at minimum by Robert Tuckman Saigon. Cd a a combined Force of i 500 american marines and vietnamese troops launched an amphibious and helicopter assault against the Viet Cong near the Northern coastal City of Quang Ngai the . Command announced today. A spokesman said the joint Force met Little resistance in the coastal sweep a three pronged assault 15 mites North of Quang Ngai and some 235 Miles Northeast of Saigon. The . Command at first announced the operation was an All Marine show but later corrected this to say that it was a mixed three battalion Force of marines and South vietnamese troops. The continuing assault was launched wednesday and reports indicated Allied troops initially failed to flush out Many Viet Cong. They reported killing 15 of the enemy and capturing 20 suspects in the first four Days. Also in Quang Ngai province not far from the Marine assault american b52 bombers struck today at two suspected Vici Cong troop concentration areas. The targets were 30 Miles Northwest of Quang Ngai City. In other War developments a a reinforced Viet Cong platoon attacked a unit of the . 1st air cavalry division last night but was driven off in a 30-minute fight after the cavalrymen called in artillery and illuminated the area with flares from planes. Ibis action took place in the area of operation crazy horse 5� mites North of an Khe and 265 mites Northeast of Saigon. A other units of the same cavalry division uncovered a Viet Cong Cache yesterday containing 42 recoilless rifles 17. 000 rounds of ammunition 18,000 pounds of Salt 1.200 pounds of Rice and a Large Quantity of medical supplies. A the . 25th infantry division ended a 12-Day sweep of Jungles 35 mites Northwest of Saigon called operation Wahiawa. The infantrymen reported killing 157 Viet Cong in the operation and capturing to White sustaining Light casualties themselves. Because of the continuing Monsoon storms the . Air offensive Over North \ Jet Nam yesterday dropped to its lowest Point in recent weeks. Tile air Force flew Only two missions. Returning pilots reported they destroyed or damaged a Barge and a Bridge 25 mites North and West of coastal Dong hoi. Navy fliers from the aircraft Carrier Hancock flew Only eight missions yesterday also striking in the Dong hoi area. Pilots claimed they destroyed or damaged 15 Junks and barges 13 Railroad cars several sections of rail line and a ferry slip. See Allied Page 8 battered body of Beaumont girl located Beaumont iffy the battered body of 8-year-old Virginia Ann Fernon daughter of a prominent Beaumont businessman was found shortly after 5 . Today in a Pool of blood in a storeroom behind a neighbors Home. A detective. D. R. Mitcham discovered the body after police had been combing that Quot area of the wealthy West end area in search of the Little girl whose father had reported her missing at 10 30 . Yesterday. Her parents Are or. And mrs. John a. Fernon. The father owns Fernond a office outfitters and stationers a Large company Here. The missing persons report stated that the Blond girl was last seen at 6 30 . Riding a red bicycle. Mitcham while searching the area saw the bicycle on the Lawn of Tony Tor Toris which is across the Street from the Fernon Home. Mitcham searched the Large storeroom garage combination at the rear and found the body wedged in a Short narrow hallway Between a pile of stored items and the Wall. Bloodstains were widespread in the storage area which contains several Small rooms. A preliminary examination indicated that the child had not been raped and that death was caused by a head wound. The Little girl had finished her last Day in the third Grade yesterday at St. Annex a Catholic school. She was one of five children. A v i f

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