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Corpus Christi Caller-Times, The (Newspaper) - August 21, 1955, Corpus Christi, Texas GOOD WOMEN Dynamic South Texas a Friendly Place Witt a History More of Them Hold South Texas Four Special Sections Tell Story in Words and Pictures Womens News Picture Page 1C COMPLETE SPORTS Latest News for the Sportsman and the Spectator B VOLUME 43 WEATHER Today Warm Yesterdays High ani Low 8875 Airport 9073 Sunrise am Set pm Moonrise Set pm High Tide pm Low aim V CORPUS CHRIST TEXAS SUNDAY AUGUST 211955 152 Pages In Ten FIFTEEN CENTS By The Associated Press PARIS Aug 20 rioting blazed across North today killing more than 431 Arabs and Europeans in battles and bombings in Algeria and Morocco Inflamed Arabs demanding an end to rule took the sec ond anniversary of the exile of Moroccos deposed Moham med Ben Yossef to set off the worst wave of disorders since in dependence became an issue in North Africa Berber tribesmen fought a bitter engagement with parachute troops in Moroccos Atlas Mountains nation clashed with troops and a tanks in the shanty towns sur rounding Casablanca Later in the day apparently in sympathy with the Moroccans Al gerian rebels went into action some 800 miles away in Constan tine Province of Eastern Algeria Large groups of nationalists at tacked police stations and bar racks at and set off a series of bombs in Constantine a city of 119000 In quick suc cession reports came of attacks against police stations postoffice and railroad depots in towns all over the area The French News Agency de scribed the Algerian outbreak as an attempted insurrection but said the situation was in hand ns s the result of quick action by police and security forces X report from the fighting in the Atlas Mountains described it as more like a civil war than a po lice operation With reports of new clashes flood ing into Paris almost hourly a precise accounting was impossible But French sources which often are underestimate cas in nationalist disturbances gave this general of the dead major clashes rationalists 31 mili tary personnel and civilians in the Constantine region Morocco 200 nationalists and Europeans about 90 ol them at Oued Zem and equal number at and about a score in the outskirts of Casablanca Some victims in Constantine were lunching in a restaurant when a bomb was hurled into their midst A nephew of Ferhat Abbas a nationalist leader was killed by the exploding bomb Hadj Said another nationalist leader was wounded in the legs by four nationalist bullets French accounts said It was not clear whether this shooting was tal or intentional Algeria is ruled as part of France itself Morocco as a pro But police and security forces in Algeria had been poised for days expecting trouble on the anniversary of the dethroning of Ben Youssef Immediately after the first bombs went off police and troops set up cordons across all roads out of Constantine At the same time they started a systematic cleanup of several quarters of the city Order was reported restored in midafternoon But Jacques Sous telle governor general of Algeria left Algiers by plane for Constan tine Eyewitnesses of the disorders in Carrieres Centrales largest of the shanty towns surrounding Casa blanca said the trouble was started by Arab youngsters who brandished portraits of Ben Yous set and harangued French troops in Arabic Crowds collected and soon rioters carrying long knives pistols and sporting guns went into action Some of them carried a red starred green Moroccan flag A French sergeant and his men were surrounded and had to be rescued by a patrol Six Moroccans were killed by machine gun fire Order was reestablished after 30 light tanks and trucks carrying French foreign legion units and parachutists arrived in the town The Oued Zem rioting began this morning when Moroccan national ists raided the European quarter of the town With about 30 Europeans killed 431 in the town there was still anxiety for Frenchmen living in the coun nearby The rebels had dis communications in the re gion Witnesses said the nationalist rioters were in control of Oued Zem from am to 2 pm when French Foreign Legionnaires ar rived About the same time the authorities distributed arms to civ ilians to defend themselves The rioters were from house in the European quarter carrying off radios sewing ma chines They felled telegraph poles across the streets In one house a witness saw a woman with her stomach slashed Column a hack this section Floods 6 States Will Get US Help The Associated Press The Northeast still gripped the most savage floods in its J BEST OF 1214 SNAPSHOTS SELECTED Snapshot contest winners in the annual ama photographic competition are announced today on Page These were selected by our judges as the best of 1214 entries South Texas pions of each classification be entered in the national iory counted the damage in bili lions of dollars yesterday An even more terrible toll in human lives kept mounting I snapshot Contest in AJ least were lOT of in dead in the eight seaboard states ravaged by jhe uncontrollable tor ronts of water Perhaps as many more were missing and counted lor Swollen brooks streams and rivers generally receded yesterday i and the staggering ask of setting things right began But some areas Mixed Schools May Lose Funds Advisory Says Segregation Laws Still Ar West Texas FLOOD CRIPPLES INDUSTRIAL view of Putnam Conn industrial city of 10000 population near the Rhode Island boundary which was buffeted still were threatened by rising waters Bodies As the mud was cleared away more bodies came to fouled by the silt the flood left dotted the Coas everywhere as its calling card tal Bend area yesterday drench bodies napped in showers returned to West Texas during the afternoon while Part of the village of Grando farmers were i Island in the rich farmland of still celebrating their best general New Yorks Orange County was ran than a year inundated tonight by showers Rave Big water of the River Spring an inch of rain late yes troopers civil defense lerday to go with earlier showers jw o r k e r s and Army personnel there termed to evacuate about 200 rosi In far West Texas Alpine ro dents 1 ported a total of inches In little Mechanicsville in north with inch falling yesterday at west Connecticut fires raged out Van Horn had 2 of control in two isolated mills j Locally 10 inch fell yesterday fireman Helpless nnd Alice Aransas Pass imt Thcy flood I Falfurrias Kingsville Mathis Re Y but wore almost fugio Robstown and Sinton nli re helpless to halt the blazes between a sprinkle and 1 the factories were blackened one the morning j their still raging afternoon showers were 5 ported heie j At nearby Putnam Conn a Tlie official V S Weather town sliced in half by a river of lvm forecast last night for Corpus flood waters another and today called was a family drowned in in the Worcester area Three dams Dimerous of t e m o r r o w Scattered had burst there p ij showers and Did I know anything about it Atthe other end on Page MB The subcommittee headed by AUSTIN Aug 20 Earnest E Sanders of Fort Worth may definitely jeopardise rushed its report to Will Crews heir eligibility for stale aid if Morris of San Anonio chair Negro and while students are man advisory committee prated prematurely in public and urged its immediate release i schools a legal subcommittee re Morris whom Gov ported to the Texas Advisory crs picked to head he unofficial on Segregation today committee which the governor The subcommittee on legal and created on his own initiative legislative aspects of the promptly released the report He problem said it has found said its contend aie of such im from a legal standpoint i portance that I feel there should to prevent schools starting in be no delay in making it public September on a segregated basis School districts face a distinct It so desire J Column 1 bart pase and cut into two parts Friday by the waters of the River Wirephoto FLOOD TRAGEDY That Was No Rumor Theyre Dead By JIM DONAHUE Night City Editor Boston American BOSTON Aug 20 finished cracking story of my life I cleaned it u INDEX How individual Russians live is described in a special article by a Chicago Tribune writer who re turned to that mysterious country for the first time in more than a quarter of a century Absorbing read ing Page IB The pleasure boat cruise on the bay is a local means of entertainment often overlooked by native Corpus Christians Page oB Because you are denied a permit to build or ex pand a structure that doesnt mean that you cant appeal your case Page ID seems to be taking over from the automobile as a pleasant means to go places Page DEPARTMENTS Book Art Building Classified Farm Jt Ranch G union I Itt jSl C i l I it Did I know anything about it of the town i she wanted to know No I i i is to but Id get on it right away V fire wS larly reports had it that at its height Drums of fs IRh tonwrrow Music fellow Phil Porter his broke loose and l0 law raut Santilli and the the streets exploding tomorrow will M wife wero B be east and from Pg i Sports Piae TV Map 4 News PS See 12B 188 HA ISA IDA e 10 oas au miles an from diminishing areawide report on school opening plans of to most school or parents loose li law rani Santilli and the tatters through the streets exploding wife Klia were missing after the bombs flood waters cascaded down upTown combination home and Army said the town store and swept it away was devastated n i lTO HECK WITH CLUES Phil Porter was a Wel of food and drugs Boston hoy born and bred 1 le j in plants list had been bad served during the war in the flooded to reduce danger of Navy and on his return had maiv ried and moved where i Scows of ies still wore ho operated the store with hisin their i virtually cut off utility services rest of the family croup dead roads destroyed and of Mrs Phils wife Lee and their four children mined drinking water polluted President Eisenhower designated Feller Has Idea If He Doesnt Look He Might Work Puzzle MAGNESIUM FACTORY River races past the mag plant destroyed by fire in Putnam Conn at tho height of the flood Fire men couldnt get near enough to fight tho fire of too much water A heli copter hovers overhead upper center in search of persons stranded on roofs told us yesterday that int at them then you try to figure Philip 32 Natalie 7 and Paul apparently know had though the swollen to Iee and the four children contestants would stand to base prize lor the correct answer wlf Ironically a hot August sun lose several thousands of dollars and deposit his entry this weeks puzzle which J could wait awhile the gigantic cleanup task whereas local newspaper so much as a glance nt the be published in tomorrows Caller The clues are what foul a wiil get an extra and If up he said You get to looki column 7 back tuu nI pet even more arduous i ors have only their to connection The wasteland left behind by is U they havent lost them V
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