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Independent Record (Newspaper) - September 9, 1965, Helena, Montana Indian Pakistani Battles Rage Heavy Fighting On Two Fronts Tanks Destroyed By CONRAD FINK NEW DELHI India AP Indian and Pakistani troops fought heavy engagements on two new fronts in northern and southern Pakistan today India 75 Pakistani American destroyed in a 24-hour period Rawalpindi a spokesman claimed drives were stopped But India said its forces were advancing on both fronts in the Sialkot sector in the north and in the Gadra area 600 miles to the south in southeast istan where it launched in- Wednesday It was understood the est fighting was in the border regions of the north near the Rains Slow Harvest in Helena Area Weather the most talked about subject by farmers and city folk alike continues to dominate conversations in ena and especially the Helena Valley City residents lake a dim view of the gray skies and rain but for valley ranchers the wet days of August and early tember present even grimmer prospects They are haunted by the question of will wo get the crops harvested Despite a late growing season slowed by rain in late May and June the grain and hay crops are bountiful this year Some fortunate ranchers already have harvested their winter and spring wheat but many more have not According to reports coming into the office of County Agent Jim Sargent most ranchers still have spring wheat and barley to harvest and the second ting of hay to finish Ranchers have had a very late start in the second cutting of hay and large quantities of hay already cut are still lying loose or in bales in the fields Sargent explained that the 3965 growing season was one to two weeks behind out the spring and summer The time lag became serious when August rains persisted into prime harvest days of ber Statewide the Department of Agriculture reported harvesting of winter wheat was 85 per cent completed Combining of spring wheat pals and barley was 65 per cent finished However in some areas of western Montana grains have not yet ripened Heavy frost could hurt the grain The Helena Weather Bureau headed by Richard Dightman is besieged with calls ing the big question When's rain going to stop The best answer the bureau can come up with is the present weather trend should continue through Saturday with some periods of clearing Helena which has experienced almost constant rain since last Saturday still is well off from establishing a record amount of precipitation for the year But as everyone would agree the first eight days of ber this year are much welter than for the same period in 1964 The weather bureau ures confirmed this fact Continued on Page 8 In tani both cold West Pakistan city of Kasur and India's city of in Punjab Chinese Premier Comments As the fighting raged Pre- mier Chou of Red China loosed another blast at India and said its massive armed attack on could not have been carried out without U.S consent and support In a speech at a reception in Peking at the North Korean Embassy Chou stopped short of saying Red China would vide concrete assistance to istan But he reiterated firm support of the Pakistanis Chinese Plans Cause Concern Officials in Washington and L o rt d o n were concerned lest Red China take a hand in be- half of Pakistan by starting new trouble on India's border There were these other diplo- matic Secretary General U Thant arrived in Rawalpindi the Pakistan capital on his sion to seek a cease-fire He said the situation was serious Amir A b a s s veida of Iran flew into Turkey to consult with Turkish officials on Pakistan's appeal to them for military help All three tions are members of the tral Treaty Organization an alliance with which the United Stales is 114 Tanks Destroyed An Indian communique re- porting the claim that 114 istani tanks had been destroyed since Sept 1 spoke in general terms of the battles A Pakistani government spokesman claimed that Indian army navy and air operations had been brought to a still and Pakistani forces had made tactical gains on all fronts including Lahore He said Pakistan's armed forces had stabilized their positions on all fronts The Indian Defense Ministry reported fierce fighting was Continued on Page 8 State Toll Now 178 Missoula Man Dies in Car Crash on Dead Man's Curve MISSOULA AP A curve in Dead Man's Gulch claimed the life of a Montana man Allen Ray 24 la was fatally injured day night His foreign-made car failed lo negotiate the curve about three miles south of soula on highway The Highway Patrol report said ear knocked down several guard posts and rolled 10 feet down an embankment died in a Missoula hospital about two hours after 9 p.m accident His wife Diana was injured She was listed in serious condition in a Missoula hospital She received head and face cuts and possibly other in- juries The death raised Montana 1965 traffic toll to 178 This com- pares with 184 by this date last year and 153 in the comparable period of It was Missoula County's traffic of the year Lasl year the county had seven Heart Vol 255 Helena Montana Thursday September 9 1965 22 Pages Two Sections Price Ten Centi Gulf Coast Residents Flee Path of Hurricane Betsy Miss Montana Competes Although III ATLANTIC CITY N J AP Blonde Dianne Sue Feller Miss Montana competed in the Miss America swimsuit tition Wednesday night with an car and throat infection On antibiotics and under a doctor's care Miss Feller got out of bed despite an elevated temperature and participated in the first competition of the eant Wore Turquoise Suit She graced the ramp at Con- vention Hall with her statistics Dianne wore a suit with matching pumps Miss Montana's chaperon Mrs Armand Guadina of lings Mont said Dianne had been fighting a cold even before she left Helena Mont and was taking antibiotics even then Change Blamed think that the jet flight and the change of climate from her home in the mountains to the sea level of City plus all strenuous activity of the pageant week may have lowered her resistance a Mrs Gaudina said Thursday night if the upper respiratory infection does not confine her to bed Miss tana will compete in the ning gown competition Impressed With Scholarships Mrs Gaudina said pageant di- rector Lenore Slaughter was im- pressed over the number scholarships Dianne has won Miss Slaughter could not re- member any other contestant having so many her chaperon reported Wednesday night was parade night in Atlantic City when everybody gets out to cheer for their favorite state beauties Dianne who had been looking forward to traveling down the boardwalk in the parade route had the edge taken off this pleasure by the cold Thousands Attend Dianne said she was amazed at the beauty of the floats anc size of the crowd in the thousands which lined the boardwalk To look at Miss Montana one never would have guessed she wasn't feeling well She a terrific ovation from the crowds along the line of march and she looked stunning in an imported Italian Brocade gown created by her mother Train Kills Indian BILLINGS Iron 70 a Crow Indian from St Xa vier was killed by a freigh train Wednesday night at the Street Crossing in down town Billings Police said Iron apparently walked into the west bound train He was struck b a boxcar Blames U.S Support Chinese Premier Condemns India War on Pakistan TOKYO AP Communist China's Premier Chou condemned India's sive armed allack on and said it could not have been done without the consent and support of the United States Chou again declared nist China's firm support for Pakistan and warned the In- dian government that it must bear full responsibility for all the consequences arising from its extended aggression Chou however stopped short of saying Red China would vide any form of concrete sistance to Pakistan His re- marks were made at a tion in Peking at the North rean Embassy and relayed by Peking Radio Chou told the gathering ing the anniversary of the founding of Communist North U.S imperialism stops at no evil Recently India has launched a massive armed at tack on Pakistan and Pakistan has risen up in resistance The fighting is daily extend ing in scale Thus a struggl between aggression and anti aggression is unfolding besid China Chou who played a key rol in bringing Pakistan into close relations with Red China sai the United Slates and its parl ners were assuming saintl airs in between India and Pakistan PALMS TAKE A BEATING These coconut palms blown over and ed by Hurricane Betsy lay in a cluster along the beach at Fort today High tide waters were pushed inland by savage winds AP Wirephoto FAST MOVING locates approximate position of hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico Shaded area from Texas lo mouth of Mississippi River was under cane warning AP Was Taken Man Faces Charge In Store Holdup William Barrows 48 was charged with grand larceny day in district court in an mation filed by County Atty Thomas J Hanrahan The charge stems from day's night holdup of ity Market Barrows who said his home is in Denver Colo allegedly look from the Helena ness An accomplice has not yet been apprehended Smith owner of the market told The Independent Record today that an audit re- was taken in fie daring robbery which occurred at p.m The defendant was arrested in the Pacific railroad yard two hours after the dent when George Loughridge special agent for the NP fed a man answering the de- scription of one of the robbers Barrows had in his sion at the time of his arrest Judge Lester H Loble pointed Conrad B Fredericks to act as attorney for Barrows and set bond at He was re- manded to the custody of the Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Barrows will meet with his attorney today and will appear before Judge Loble within a few days to enter a plea Two men entered Quality Market about p.m Tuesday and went to a rear aisle for a few minutes Then they ap preached the checkout counters manned by Dean Kranich night manager and Jean Vetsch of East Helena The robbers told clerks they had guns and de- manded all he money from the cash registers told police hat lie did not know if the robbers had guns but said one kept his hand in his pocket as if he did have a weapon State National Weather Forecast Helena and vicinity with occasional rain night Partly cloudy wilh few showers Friday Low tonight 44 High Friday 60 The official Helena em- at 1 p.m was 40 H L 79 50 66 45 49 56 40 73 44 43 Sta Billings Belgrade Bulte Cul Bank Dillon 67 69 47 Glasgow 51 Greal Falls 70 46 Havre Helens Livingston Wiles Cily VI Chicago Denver Las Vegas aa Los Angeles 79 64 60 H 54 41 65 81 Mew Orleans 85 N V 84 Phoenix 93 Ore 79 SI Louts 90 Salt Lake 72 San Fran 44 50 7 47 68 47 71 45 70 46 81 53 71 -.1 36 Wash 87 Stale Irace Belgrade 03 01 Cut Bank 13 Dillon trace Glasgow M Great Falls 711 Havre Helena 33 14 13 10 Miles Cily trace Irace W Yellowstone National Calgary 10 Chicago 23 Spokane trace Truck Loaded With Bombs Leaves Highway DRUMMOND AP A truck bombs went off a rainy today and one of two nen in cab was injured A spokesman for Pacific In- Express in a said the name of the injured rucker was not known He was aken lo a Missoula hospital The mishap occurred five niles of Drummond on U.S Highway The ine spokesman said the lound truck carried military iambs They wouldn't explode unless hey were dropped from more ban 500 spokesman Nearly Leave Louisiana East Texas Areas NEW ORLEANS AP A great exodus from lowlying areas shaped up today as Hurricane Betsy fresh from an attack on Florida advanced on the Gulf Coast More than T Carmichael were expected to pack cars and today and head out of south Louisiana and east Texas away from possible killer tides and 1 winds The Weather Bureau urged them to evacuate ns soon as possible before escape routes were cut off by rising waters Receive Warnings The bureau hoisted cy hurricane warnings at 6 from the month of the sippi River west to Texas However Betsy's exact target remained uncertain The storm as fast moving big and proved it- self unpredictable The Weather Bureau said the mostly tor the hurricane's center WHS Louisiana and the extreme per Texas coasts Fear for Oil Section The multi-billion dollar shore oil industry oil wells and drilling platforms some of them 100 miles from evacuating and tening down All possible ment had headed for inland wa- ters About oil workers had been moved to safety At 8 he Navy located the center of about 235 miles southeast of the of the Mississippi Hiver She was moving west-northwest at 18 miles an hour The trickle of evacuees started at Cameron the little town in western Louisiana near t h e Texas border where Hurricane Audrey killed 500 people in June 1957 Most of them died in ing tides which swept the al area Betsy left most of the on Pago 8 Engineer Dies Troy Carmichael 75 of 708 Harrison member of a pioneer ranch family and for- mer slate highway engineer died this morning following an extended illness Mr Carmichael began his reer with the Slate Highway De- following service with the Army Tank Corps in World War I Later from 1922 to 1827 he served as Helena's city neer before starting on a con- h took him throughout the western hemisphere He returned to Montana in lie lafe and was appointed slate highway en- gineer in 1950 succeeding C E Born in County He was born March 5 1890 on Flat Creek Ranch in ern Lewis and Clark County the son of J H and Lowell Brook Carmichael His father was one of the pioneer sheepmen After attending Helena High and Columbia Military Academy in Missouri he was graduated as a civil engineer from the University of Missouri He was married lo Irene Budd daughter of Dick and Mary Blake Budd pioneer of Helena on June 16 1928 in Bellingham Wash His experience included con- struction work in Victoria B.C and Portland Ore highway Continued on Page 8 MISS MONTANA JOINS IN FUN Miss Montana Dianne Feller Helena right joins in the backstage fun at the Miss America pageant at Atlantic City She and Penelope Clark center Miss North Carolina and Susan Pack left Miss Oregon in an impromptu song and dance routine AP Photo
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