Abilene Reporter News, February 9, 1962

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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - February 9, 1962, Abilene, Texas OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT A" 81ST XEAR, NO, 237 .ABILENE, TEXAS, FRIDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 9, PAGES PAGE ONE Mharyn Puff] evening a vast ciowd heaid Van Clibmn, Ihe ie- Downed ailisl Wednesday evening a small gioup got a view of young Cli- burn'in a dlffeiont lole, Ihe son of some very proud parents. Thy thousands of Communists proi esling the rightist Secret Army Organization's terrorist policies Algeria flared into three hours if wild battling in the Place de a Bastille Thursday right. Eight >crsons died in the violence lhat inshed Franco a step closer to he edge of anarchy. Three women and a 15-year-old ioy were among the victims. Hundreds more were injured in he spreading clashes between riot police and itonc-hurling leftists. Interior Minister Roger Frey old reporters in his office (hat he domonstratipn-riot had been directed by (he Communist party, ind he added: "Rarely have such veil-organized hands of rioters at; acked (he forces." As the fighting raged, the Secret s plastic bombs, which have plagued the capital for months, exploded in scattered sections of Daris. The deeply troubled French [overnmcnl issued an urgent ap- peal for order and warned against anarchy. The rally was staged in defiance of government orders banning' public demonstrations. Police said 83 demonstrators were arrested and jailed. An of. ficial investigation was ordered. Fighting slacked off shortly be- iore midnighl and riot forces had Ihe situation under control. Through the night patrol squads continued lo mop up in side-street skirmishes with die-hard holdouts. The police counted HO wounded among their own forces in Uie bat- tle to uphold the De Gaulle gov- ernment against explosive attacks from .left as .well as right in the volatile atmosphere generated by the protracted Algerian crisis. Resorting to a classic patlcrn of French rioting, Ihe Reds ripped up paving old favorite weapon for them and hurled (hem in Ihe- swirling baltles with charging security forces. The fighting flared first in the Bastille of' the st.nrt of the French Revolution in 1789- but quickly spread as mobs formed suddenly throughout the ea.stern end of Ihe city. At leasl 12 plastic bombs ex- ploded during the clashes. The main targets were Communist publishing houses and offices. The Ihi'cc-slory building housing the Sovicl news agency Tass was heavily damaged. A woman work- er at one publishing firm was injured. District Proposes Oilmen Be Told to End Pollution i un uitnt.1, VjUlUU JI Jlil vote to expel the Castro regime [Venezuela, Honduras, El Salva- dor, Costa Rica, Peru, Paraguay, Dominican Republic, Nicaragua! Panama, Guntomaln and Haiti. Carcano told reporters at Ihe Foreign Ministry lhal he had-in- formed Cuban diplomals, headed by Charge d'Affnircs Martin Mora of (he Argentine decision and Reporter-News Austin Biirenif AUSTIN A full day.of heai'- got a sink versus-r oil ing. apparently Jusl made, on the water argiimenl between Ihe Colorado River Municipal AVnlcr District and oilmen iii Ihe Shnran Ridge and North Colcmnn Ranch fields. The Railroad Commission hear- Ing, presided over by Examiner Fred Young, resumes Friday, rebuttal testimony frorrt Slisron Ridgo Producers i ami Roy- alty Owners Assn. Bill late Thursday the district propos- ed a six monlJi period for oilmen lo end pollution, The wnlcr district asked-.Ihe commission lo order oil operators In tho two fields to quit lislnj surface tlisnosnl pits for their sail and io require tho proper plugging of two abnndbiiertvwclls Which Us geologist says are pour- into Ihe Colorado River. The CRMWD suggested to (he commission its solution to give he oilmen six months to correcl ;he situation. Robert Spcncc said 1968 the district must have its new lake completed and ready to serve ils growing nrea. He rccog- r warning has been used before by Ihe commission, In slop-pollution orders in the Panhandle, Runnels and Reagan counties. This hearing was requested by Col. E. V. Spcncc, general man- hized that with 1500 wells and 200 ngcr of Ihe Colorado River Munici- .0 250 surface disposal .pits, there is no easy'solution. The six-month NEWS INDEX SECTION A Food news............. S Sports .............8-10 Oil news 15 SECTION B RoJio-TV 1091 1 TV 3 Obltuorln.............. 4 Wdmen'i news AmMMITMfltS i i Conlei UltorUli Firm newt, mcrkett 6, 1 I It If pal ..District, which claims pol luted portions of the Colorado Rivcp; stands between Ihe water district and a lake it wanls lo btifld in' the southern part of Milch- ell County.' The wnlcr district is represent- ed by Spence, Austin attorney and a nephew of Col. Spence. Ally. Joe Carroll of Anslin counsel lor the Sharon Producers find Royally Owners As socinlion, which Is contesting the charge that the oil operators are C 1-1 Vg, 13-A iave them their passports. WEATHER "LiT, fM Prillav Saturday, bolh nfar 73. t riday nicnl near 45. r'ffi Kridav. lllch Krlltac raVi TEXASi-IMrdy Cooler ;toudy TF.XAS: Vnlr Frldaj Saturday. ILlllp cooler Friday and J-rlilay mchl. 75-M. Thun. a.m. Thnrs. p.m. M 80 53 Jl S'J............ al 51 80 60............ 7fl 75 48 411............ M .....'......63 6.1 73 JlfiK and low lor 24.hours ending p.m.: 13 iitltl 47. il And 21. nnd low dale last .year: Suncot last nljthl! Aunrlic loday Ji27i junjtl Innlfhl! jlaiomcltr 9 p.m.: JS.Oi Humidity p.m.! u per cent Eastland Consolidation Debate Waxes Warm By NORMAN FISHER Reporter-Nevis Slnff Writer K A S T L A N D Easlland County's school consolidation pro- gram, which has run hoi and cold over many months, boiled across the debate plalform here Thurs- day night before more Ihnn 400 residents of the six-district area which would be affected by the proposed merger. The debnle, which climaxed by a question and answer period, consumed almost Ihrcc and one- half hours. 11 was sponsored hy Ihe Kastlnnd Junior Chamber ol Commerce and was conducted in a nearly packed Ensllnnd Higti School auditorium. Mrs. Joseph M. Perkins, pasl president of Texas Federation ol Women's Clubs and a formei member of the Stale Board of Ed- ucnlion and Dr. James C. tinglon, Ensllnnd physician am loiij! n leader in Iho consoli- dation movement, spoke for con- soiidnlinn. Taking the opposing side were Cyrus B. Frost Jr., ICastlawl at- torney ami mayor, and Wendell Slebcrt, Ensllnnd school superin- tendent. Sharp clashes, which servers lind predicted for the do- >ate, never came off and good- mmorcd sarcasm was the mosl often used weapon. Mrs. Perkins and Whitlington vcre nlloled 30 minutes while P'rost and Sicbert were given Ihe floor for 00 miiiules, wilh the question period closing the pro- The differences in lime limits A'CVC agreed to ahead of time by the participants. home and praise God Ilia we have this (Kaslland school dis- trict) and lhal we won'l give il Frosl (old the audience in capping the speech portion of Ihe debate. His remarks followed n presen- tation by himself and Siebert, which consumed their entire 9C minutes and utilized a number ol charts and graphs. The remark was grecled by the loudest burst of applause of the evening. Both sides were inter- rupted several times by applause from the nudiencc, which follow- ed Ihe program with concentra- tion despite ils length. Mrs. Perkins, the evening's firsi speaker, told the nudicnce lhal "the small1 school Is going out of "1 think consolidation is coming she said. "II is just a mat- ler of time. Small enrollments come from small areas. I hopo you will think very seriously about what is inevitable." Whillinglon reviewed proposals for the consolidated district, which would include the present district of Eastland. Ranger, Olden, Des- demona, Gorman and Carbon. It calls for iii) elementary school In each of the present districts, a junior high school at Ranger, and n junior-senior high school in Ihe Olden district. Answering statements from Whittinslon lhat the consolidated district would provide a richer curriculum, Sicbert showed charfy indicating Ihe Eastlnnd district now offers courses well above state minimum, "It would take a student eight nnd one-half years carrying a normal Joad lo take sll the cours- es we now he said. Throughout Iheir presentation, the consolldalion opponents cnj- phnsizcd Ihe theme that It would be better tar Kastlnnd schools nflt to Tiio question and answer period stretched some 40 mlnulcs and brought up a luimbcr polnbl nlready covered by UM ;