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Sarasota Herald Tribune (Newspaper) - June 13, 1964, Sarasota, Florida Grand jury moves to open biracial talks in St. Augustine. See col. 5 readers tip migrant problems worry businessman see Page 3 Tsaras of or Rall areas great morning newspaper to 39th year no. 254 entered a second clue Metter at poet office at Sarasota. Florida saturday morning june 13, 1964 United press International associated press service Price 10c Hom Deli Vepy 50c per week seeks to topple Goldwater Cranton scrambles into gop race 8 killed 111 Hurt in Santo Domingo ammunition blasts. I. Ltd. Explosions Laid to saboteurs Santo Domingo dominican Republic apr a fiery Chain of ammunition dump explosions at a suburban Barracks killed 8 persons and injured 111 others thursday night and Early Friday. The government blamed unknown saboteurs. Police disclosed also an attempt to blow up a French liner at dockside. Donald Reid Cabral head of the ruling three Man civilian Junta gave the latest casualty count in a radio television address to the people of this restive Caribbean Island Republic. He said an investigation disclosed that the blasts were set off deliberately by unknown persons and that the investigation is continuing. He told the nation that most of the victims were military and firefighting personnel. As he spoke police reported Senate debates november vote on rights nixed Washington a the Senate turned Down 67-22 Friday a proposal by sen. Richard b. Russell d-ga., to submit Tufe civil rights Bill to a in the november National elections. The vote capped the hottest argument of the cloture bound debate which pitted Russell and Senate Republican Leader Everett m. Dirksen of Illinois against one another with rising voices and Arm waving. Each used up about one third of the hour allotted to each senator for talk about at amendments and the Bill itself. It was one of the most dramatic episodes of the 77-Day-old civil rights debate. It came As an interlude in the Senate a continued rejection in rapid fire order of a succession of amendments offered by the Southern foes of the Bill headed by Russell. Among the other proposals rejected was one by sen. John Stennis d-miss., aimed at Freedom riders a by making it a Federal crime to Cross a state line for the purpose of violating a state Law. This was beaten 72-21. In All la proposals were rejected by Large margins before the Senate recessed at 7 05 . Until to am. Saturday. Only two minor changes were approved by voice vote with the leadership a Blessing. Russell in seeking to submit the civil rights Bill to a referendum in the nov. 3 general election declared a let the voice of the american people be heard on this but Dirksen who has played a key role in pushing toward passage the Compromise Bill fashioned by himself democratic Leader Mike Mansfield continued on Page 2, col. 7 $1,933,000 is Low ten firms submit new College bids ten firms submitted bids on phase i of the East Campus of new College Friday. Low base bid was submitted by the firm of h. L. Coble construction co. Of Orlando with a figure of $1,933,000, College officials indicated that it would be some time before a decision would be made known on the bids. There were is alternates on each bid. Bids were on the three dormitories which will House the first students at new College. Plans for the East Campus were drawn by the firm of i. M. Pei amp associates of new York. See picture on Page two Eason Leonard a partner in the firm opened the bids at 4 . Friday in College Hall on Campus. The firms and their bids h. L. Coble Orlando $1,933,000 Mills amp Jones St. Petersburg $1,987,000 James a. Knowles St. Petersburg $2,020,000 c. A. Fieland. Tampa $2,025,000 Cooper Tull Pindari Tampa $2,035,000 Smith so Sapp. Orlando. $2,083,100 m. R Harrison Miami $2,086,370 pan american engineering ii construction Orlando $2,096,000 Fred Howland inc., Miami $2, 145,000 Moore construction St. Petersburg $2,199,453. Included in the bids were three courts which constitute the housing Complex for students. The entire East Campus is situated East of us-41 from the Bayfront Campus which houses present Campus buildings. They had arrested two port workers in the act of placing a homemade bomb in the French liner Flandre docked in Santo Domingo port. The bomb did not explode. The two were identified As Javier Rodrigues and Gustavo Valdez Santana. The blasts and fires left the City looking As though it had been hit by an earthquake. A those responsible will have to answer to a judge for the worst possible crime a taking the lives of their fellow men a Reid Cabral said. A no one has the right to create a catastrophe of the magnitude of the one last night not under any pretext or for whatever he said there was a possibility that the saboteurs were in hiding at the University of Santo Domingo a traditional Refuge spot for foes of government. The Campus is usually regarded As off limits to police but the government suspended the University a autonomous status and permitted police to conduct a search there. Officials said the blasts began at the 27th of february Barracks and pounded across the Ozama River at this 460-year-old City. Glass from broken windows littered the streets of Santo Domingo. Doors were blown in buildings a roofed and porches shattered. For a radius of three quarters of a mile from the Barracks Power and phone lines were felled. The three Man Junta ruling this turbulent Caribbean country of 3.5 million decreed National mourning for three Days. All hospitals and private chips in the capital were put on an emergency footing. The dominican red Cross broadcast appeals for blood donors. U. S. Ambassador William Bennett called at the government House and it was understood he offered american help in Relief work. Donald Reid Cabral 41, who Heads the ruling Junta said three and possibly five dumps went up in smoke. The fire burned out Friday morning before reaching gasoline tanks. Without touching on a threat of communist subversion that perpetually troubles dominican political life col. Braulio Alvarez Deputy chief of staff announced an exhaustive investigation was under Way. Unofficial reports blamed the blasts on a fire in a powder Magazine and said three men continued on Page 2, col. 4 Accident cars a below is the car in which mrs. Homer Whitman was fatally injured on the Ringling causeway Friday afternoon. Above is the car driven by miss Patricia Ann Austin which struck the Whitman car broadside. Mrs. Homer Whitman Sarasota is killed in causeway crash Phoebe c. Whitman 62, 1732 Loma Linda St., wife of Sarasota banker Homer w. Whitman died Friday afternoon three hours after the car she was driving was involved in a three car Accident on the John Ringling causeway in front of the Sarasota yacht club. Patrolman Donald Yant said mrs. Whitman apparently was turning left into the yacht club and was driving through the left turn area of the dividing strip. Her 1961 Buick was struck broadside by a 1960 Pontiac convertible driven by miss Patricia Ann Austin 21, of 333 Benjamin Franklin drive. A third car owned by mrs. S. E. Sloan 809 Freeling drive was hit by the convertible. Police said the convertible travelled 99 feet before striking the rear of mrs. Sloan a unoccupied Cadillac. Patrolman Yant said miss Austin was travelling East on sr-780 in a 45-Rmle-an-hour zone. After her car hit the Whitman vehicle the Buick slammed into a Utility pole. Yant said the Gas pedal May have stuck causing the left rear wheel of mrs. Whitman a car to continue spinning. The tire burst and began to bum. It dug a six Inch deep Hole in the Asphalt before stopping. The car also knocked Down a Road sign the fire department dispatched a truck when the soldering tire threatened to spread flames an emergency Crew from Florida Power and Light co. Was also sent to the scene. The Accident occurred at 12 59 . Hospital spokesman said mrs. Whitman died at 4 15 . She is the 16th traffic fatality of 1964 for Sarasota county. Miss Austin was reported to be in fair condition at the Hospital. A Friend of the whitmans at the Palmer first National Bank so Trust co., where Whitman is executive vice president said the whitmans were expected to leave Sarasota next week to visit their son h. A it to Whitman jr., in Atlanta. In St. Augustine grand jury moves to ease race woes St. Augustine Fla. A a grand jury in special session moved swiftly Friday to open biracial talks aimed at ending racial troubles even As More negroes went to jail in an integration attempt. This was the most significant step toward halting violence marked Street marches since demonstrations resumed four Days ago in historic St. Augustine. Urging citizens to help relieve racial tensions the St. Johns county grand jury reported a few hours after it convened that it would try a to establish meaningful lines of communication through which the diverse groups involved May establish mutually acceptable a subcommittee of the grand jury called for any individual desiring to be heard to come before it starting at 3 . Friday. Seven More negroes joined integration Leader the Rev. Martin Luther King or. In the county jail. They tried to be served at the same Motel restaurant where King and 17 other labels barrys ideas of gof 4weird parody Baltimore my. Apr Pennsylvania gov. William w. Scranton charged into the race for the Republican presidential nomination Friday Labelling the ideas of front running sen. Barry Coldwater a a wierd parody of traditional gop principles. To the chants and cheers of his partisans and the jeers of Coldwater supporters a a a a a a Scranton welcomed by Barry Scranton vowed a crusade for progressive republicanism. A a in a going to go every place that will have me and Tell them Why i think we should have progressive republicanism and Why i want to be the candidate a the 46-year-old former congressman declared. Scranton with no Campaign manager no itinerary and 32 Days to go in the race for the nomination conceded it will be an Uphill fight. Washington a sen. Barry Goldwater said Friday he welcomes Pennsylvania gov. But he said Goldwater Hasni to i William w. Scranton a bid for won the nomination yet despite the Republican presidential his towering Lead in Delegate nomination but a it is too late strength. Now to prevent a Goldwater a i done to think they have it j Victory anywhere near in the bag he Arizona senator said also declared. In an Mac television radio in _ Goldwater in an interview by Ter View a few hours after the National broadcasting co., Scranton a announcement a it said a it is too late now. It is is a desperation move. He will a desperation move. He will have to wage a costly vigorous Campaign to convince delegates pledged to me that it would to a mistake to stay with Republican opponents of Goldwater also welcomed the Scranton move although there were few predictions of Success for the pennsylvanian. Goldwater backers generally took the View its too late to Stop their Man. Even before Scranton a announcement speech in Balti have to wage a costly vigorous Campaign to convince delegates pledged to me that it would be a mistake to stay with Goldwater said former vice president Richard m. Nixon was a the prime movers in getting Scranton to enter the race. Nixon who is not a declared candidate said in the Wake of Scranton a announcement that he was Neutral. The Gray haired governor his i More Goldwater a office issued wife at his Side declared his a statement saying the Arizona candidacy before More than 400 conservative agrees with the people at the Maryland repub-1 governors thesis that a the Dele lican convention in a steaming Gates should have a choices at hotel ballroom. The convention beginning july 13 his four Page declaration was a an Francisco. Packed with Tough talk about the Goldwater did no to Point it out Goldwater Brand of conserva but delegates Freedom to tim. Scranton did no to mention choose already has been head the Arizona senator by name % circumscribed by himself but he left no doubt of his an others. Target the latest associated Presa his fans burst into applause p0 shows Goldwater with 561 persons were arrested thursday. Shortly afterwards about 23 More negroes were arrested for trying to desegregate several restaurants. Then about 30 negroes picketed the Park with placards denouncing segregation. In r another development sheriff l. O. Davis said he had been informed that 700 White people planned to March through downtown Friday night. King and two companions the Rev. Ralph d. Abernathy and a White chaplain the Rev. William England of Boston University pleaded innocent Friday to charges of trespassing intent to breach the peace and conspiracy. Bonds totalling $900 each were set by county judge Charles Mathis. A hearing was set for july 7. A Federal court order limiting Bonds to $100 per charged applied Only to 32 persons arrested earlier King said he probably would Post Bond and get out of jail for the weekend since he a sched continued of Page 2, col. I two dozen times As Scranton delivered i ? declaration loudest when he said a i came Here to announce i am a candidate for the presidency of the United but there was an undertone of jeers and chants of a we want Goldwater a too. A a stand must be made but the hour is late a he declared. A the Republican party is in danger. And some say our country May be Scranton said the party needs a a Welcome a presidential nominee who can ent of Scranton bolster its other candidates not whom l havea a doom them to undeserved de but Slement issued from a. X Eisenhower a Gettysburg office and he declared that the gop was largely a reiteration of his will come out of its National con free fair and Active version a United behind our tra Competition among party per Dit ional principles not some tonalities is not divisive a and it weird parody on our real be continued on Page 2, col. 4 Scranton went from the packed convention Hall to an delegates against 655 needed to nominate. The senators backers insist that selections this week and next will assure him More than 600 votes by convention time and bring him the nomination on the first or second ballot. Scranton has 87 delegates 200 Are committed to other announced and unannounced candidates while 93 Are listed for favorite sons and 213 Are uncommitted. Remaining to be selected Are 148. Former president Dwight d. Equally packed news conference and said he changed his mind after declaring last sunday he would not try to defeat Coldwater because a i came to the conclusion that we do not want to read Lincoln out of the party and that we want to have a progressive kind of pinning the parody Label on Goldwater a views again without naming him Scranton said most republicans believe in a civil rights for All persons and their equal opportunities and a in economic philosophies that would move Forward both in jobs and creating the answers to he said they believe the nation would provide a a Strong continued of Page 2, col. 3 and runs to Days no results but a this advertiser knowing the Power of classified ads extended the and another to Days and sold the Plymouth. See done to be discouraged if results Are nil at first try try again �5 Plymouth is a uon. Power steering a brakes. $450. 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