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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - June 5, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE S90 S96T 01 svxai svnvo r 3AV 3103 TrZffi 9909 X9 03 S31V6 33IAM3S W1IJOM3IW LY AS IT 81ST YEAJl, NO. 353 ABILENE, TEXAS, TUESDAY MORNING, JUNE 5, PAGES IN TWO SECTIONS frm PAGE ONE In this era of consolidation, of higher costs, of greater de- mands on public education, there are left in Texas tome 450 schools officially .designated as "small" because they have SCO or less students each. These 650 schools serve some students. How can these small schools offer opportunities comparable to those found m city schools? The "Texas Small Schools a five-year experi- ment, is seeking to find the an- swers, seeking ways to make the small school more competi- tive and thus insure its life The project is a bootstrap op- eration It requires more time and energy than money. It's an effort to do more with assets at hand. The experiment started in 1960-61 with 18 pilot schools, in- cluding from this area, Rule and Putnam. Last year the list was ex- panded to 49 schools and a five- year experimental program was launched. Working now in the project are Rule, Putnam, Weinert, Girard, Fluvanna and Moran. The project is co-sponsored by the Texas Small School Asso- ciation and the Texas Educa- tion Agency. Supt. Douglas Myers of Wein- ert explained the problem from his school's viewpoint. Weinert has around 160 stu- dents and 10 faculty members, grades 1 through 12. How can a variety of subjects be offered properly to Weinert high schoolers? How can the teacher find time to teach a course only four. or; five students want? The Small Schools Project is expenSienting with several an- ewers: 1. Multiple classes. 2. Supervised courses. 3. Cooperative services. 4. The use of school aides from the community. 5. Flexible schedules. 6. Audio-visual and other teaching materials. Weinert, for example, uses the multiple class idea. One teacher in one room taught two courses at the same time. (They did that when you were in school? Perhaps without the careful planning that now COGS into it.) Weinert combined beginning algebra with general math, typ- ing with shorthand. Two teach- ers were thus teaching four classes at once, doubling the of- fering in the two fields. The correspondence idea is also being tested. Weinert, for example, uses correspondence courses which students take from colleges of- fering such for high schoolers. Weinert uses these as "catch courses. Other schools use them for "enrichment." Audio-visual aids, films and the like are being used to stretch teacher time and improve teach- ing. The small school experiment Is too new to be fully judged. teachers, will have to be more complete- ly tested. But interest in the experiment is mounting. Some 200 more small schools are knocking at the door of the project wanting to get it. Chances are they'll have to wait until the current experiments are completed. WEATHER Tragedy Strikes Swimming Party JAKE LEON t-RNS) A care- 'fee swlmrilihg party of! teenagers was struck by tragedy Monday afternoon with the drowning of 19- year-old Milton Neil Rodgers of }lden in Lake Leon which is be- Sween Eastland and Ranger. Rodgers was pulled from 7 or .8 oot deep'water about 30 feet from shore at p.m. Monday by Wayne Jackson, first assistant fire Pirtly cloudy wirm Tun Ifcrouih Wtdnudny. pw tofwMh U ind 70. Hllh TuexUy In low Slight poulbllty nf icnllmd thundtr lite TtwwUy "SOUTH CENTRAL TKXAS: cloudy >n.l Tundty >nd WMnti with icnlltrnl tmmiterllioweri. TEXAS: Tundiy mi inderilonm In CONFERRING Barlow Young, 40, of Abilene, (center) confers with her attorneys, Davis and Frank Scarborough (left and right) during a noon recess at Anson where 104th District Judge Owen Thomas ordered her case to trial. Mrs. Young is charged with murder in connection with the Oct. 21, 1961, shooting of Price Allen (Buddy) Boyce at a Fort Phantom trailer house. (Staff Photo) Incumbents Lead in Iowa DBS MOINES, Iowa f API- Iowa Republicans selected U.S: Sen. Bourke B. Hickenloopcr, 65, and Gov. Norman Erbe, 42, Mon- day to represent the party November's'general election. Hickenlooper, seeking a fourth six-year term, compiled an over- whelming lead over' Herbert F. Hoover, 38, Oskaloosa farmer and distant relative of former Presi dent Herbert Hoover, a native lowan. Erbe, completing his first two- term as the state's chief executive, held a strong edge over ovrnet.Lt. Gov. William H. Nich- olas, 69, Clear Lake turkey raiser, n, unofficial tabulations of the election. Iowa Commerce Commissioner larold E. Hughes, 40, of Ida Grove was shaping up as Erne's opponent in November. Hughes' opponent Methodist chief of Eastland Volunteer FireVDepartment. .He was given artificial respiration, then a resus- citator was reportedly used on him 35 minutes. Three couples had signed in at the Quarles Lodge on the Lake Leon beach for swimming at 2 p.m., and had renied a paddle boat. Rodgers was missed about p.m. when the girl who was swimming in front of him toward a dock reached the dock and no- ticed Rodgers was no longer fol- lowing her. When a quick search by the failed to find Rodgers, the lodge operator called sheriff's departments at Eastland and Ranger, and fire departments from both towns were then called L. E. Sublett, deputy sheriff of Democratic was Lewis' primary Lint, 35, minister from Winterset. Eight Picked On Murder By WILBERT WIGGS Reporter-News Staff Writtt Algeria Terror U. S. Urges Early End To 'Murder' WASHINGTON (AP) Taking advantage of a lull in Algerian violence, the State Department called on the European Secret Army terrorists Monday to halt permanently, their campaign of murder." Press office Lincoln White set forth the department's views in a prepared- statement issued as U.S. jfficialsi awaited word on whether the quiet in uneasy Algeria would continue. Secret Army leaders invoked a iruce four days ago in the terror campaign they began last March to upset the French government- Algerian nationalist cease-fire agieement slated to pave the way for independence of the North African land. While the U.S.. government dis- agrees with French President Charles de Gaulle on many mat- ters, it heartily supports his Al- gerian peace effort. White said: "The United States considers the (cease-fire) accords reached at Evian (last March) as the charter (if; the new Algeria. The accords bear -witness to the statesmanship of the French gov- B M under Gen. de Gaulle and By 6 -pjn. Monday, (he ,-6f -the eight jurors had been selected FLN (Algerian lead- in 104th District Court here where Mrs. Billie Barlow Young, 40, of is charged with the- fatal shooting .of Price Alien (Buddy) Boyce, of Abilene, at a Fort Phantom Hill Lake trailer housii Oct. 21, 1961. Alter talking to 24 persons from the panel of 80, attorneys agreed to accept as jurors Wilson Bran- non of Hamlin, Mrs. D. M. Bond of Hamlin, Charles-E. Boyd of Route 6 in Abilene, A. B. Killion of Hamlin, Mrs. Joe Baucum of Anson, P.. A. Lynn of Anson, Joe Vasek of Stamford and L. N. Min- Eastland County, reported that on of Hamlin. Rodgers was found about 20 feet from where he was last seen in the water. The discoverer, Jack- son, said that Rodgers seemed to be.'m an upright position when he found him. Justice of the Peace Ruby Springer of Ranger returned a rul- ing of death by accidental drown- ing. The body was taken to Ham- ner Funeral Home in Eastland, and services will be announced Tuesday. was born in Eastland li, 1943. He was a'1961 grad- Four' other jurors will be se- eded Monday from- the 56 per- sons left in the venire. District Judge Owen Thomas ordered the caseto trial Monday morning after overruling a defense motion for a delay. Davis Scarborough of Abilene, attorney for Mrs. Young, filed a motion for a delay on the grounds (hat 104th District Attorney Tom Todd had instructed witnesses from-the Abilene. Police Depart- ment not to talk, with Scarborough, sjSmt the case: In-'.another motion, uate of Olden High'. School, and TftSd opposed was a member of the Baptist Church. Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Rodgers of Olden; three brothers, Alvis, Ray and Bennie of the home; and a sis- ter, Mrs. Charlene Thackerson of Olden. AT IMPACT Permits on Sole Of Beer Refused An "expected" refusal of an Impact city official to sign a lic- ense for packaged beer sales Monday may have set the ground- work for another round of battles. John Reid, attorney for Juan F. Carrion and Henry E. Thomp- son, said he presented two ap- plications to Impact City Clerk Mrs. Nancy Perkins Monday af- ternoon. Mrs. Perkins toid the Reporter- News she "couldn't sign" the ap- plications because they listed the applicants' residential addresses as the prospective business loca- tion. She added the addresses and fact that they are residence falls to comply with a toning regula- tion adopted year setting a commercial district in the 47- tre municipality. contacted at home However, he-hinted there is the definite possibility that some ac- tion can be expected. The attorney also said his client, "expected" their applications to be refused.. He declined to ela- borate on 'this. Presentation of the applications caught many persons following the Impact development by sur- prise. First hint that the applications were being offered cams after Reid presented them to County Clerk Mrs. Chester Hutcheson The county official, by law, is required to certify that the pros ptctive package store location Is within a legally wet area. One attorney who been con- nected with the Impact case the applications would have been presented County .fudge Reed In gabbe If signed by Mri. Perkins it wan MM, M the final >tnr know what Mart Mitm imp be (aim CatriS.. DM MMtlTC, M, OH. 1 ership. "The free world stands aghast at the callous announcement oc he part of the OAS, as reported in today's press, that the merci- ess killing of innocent people will >e resumed on a schedule begin- ning at midnight June 5 unless hey obtain a 'satisfactory re- sponse' from negotiations now al- egedly in progress between cer- :ain French elements and Algeri- an nationalists. "Such wanton murder has no ex- :use, no justification, and can leac only to a sadder future. "Humanity recognizes no ex- :enuating circumstances in the jrutai violence against defenseless men, women and children and lervenlly hopes that the senseless killing which has already cost so many lives may not be taken up CITIZENS TOLD Todd' said that he had requested hat witnesses not talk with the.de- fense attorney without first con- tracting him. He also said that he requested Scarborough to contact lim for any information on the state's case. Todd added that he requested witnesses refer Scarborough's .in- quiries to his office. Before selection of the jury be- gan, Judge Thomas said he cx- jected. the case would be tried in :brec days. While he was examining pros- pective 'jurors, the district at- ;orney gave no indication the death penalty would be sought by he state. Relatives of Mrs. Young and Boyce were present in the court- room Monday. Southern Nuclear Pact Is Approved WASHINGTON (AP) The House passed Monday and sent to- the Senate which would give 'Congress1 consent for a group of 16 stales to enter into a Southern interstate nuclear compact. The compact would create an interstate nuclear, board to pro- mote and encourage the use ol nuclear energy In their area and cooperate with the Atomic to Energy Commlmlon. States in the compact would be Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, fieorgia. tttnlucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Vlr- MM! 4N NEWS INDEX SECTION A Sporti............... t-8 Oil ncwi____.......... 11 SECtlON B 2 Women's news.......... 3 Amusements 4 Comics................ 6 Radio-TV logs......, 10 TV Stout..............10 Farm news, markets 11 Obituaries............. 12 Yarborough Admits Loss In Balloting AUSTIN W Don Yarborough conceded defeat Monday in his bid for the Democratic nomina- :ion for governor. Latest Texas Election Bureau returns indicate Yarborough lost ;he nomination to John Connally in Saturday's runoff election by about votes in more than one million votes cast. Yarborough's concession came in a press release delivered to the capitol press room. The text read: "Based upon the latest election returns from the Texas Election Bureau in the Democratic runoff, I concede the Democratic nomina- tion to Mr. Connally. "Tlie decision was a narrow one and my supporters waged an un- believeably courageous fight. I am convinced that their efforts have served to awaken all Texans to the magnificent achievements that lie ahead for Texas if we face the responsibilities and challenges of our times: "My wife, Kay, and I shall nev- er forget these sacrifices made on behalf of a new day for all Tex- ans. Our gratitude will not only be expressed in words but in fu- ture deeds on behalf of the prin- ciples of good government. "I have never before witnessec greater devotion or courage than I have from the army of volun- teers who joined us in this cam- paign and I shall be forever proud that 1 had the opportunity to be their standard bearer in this great undertaking." City Con Annex North Pork Areo Maurice Brooks, an attorney ad- vising North Park citizens in their opposition to annexation by Abi- ene, told about 100 residents Mon- day night there apparently is no way to stop annexation if Abilene Wants the area. Brooks, who refused an attempt to "pass the hat" for his serv- ices, said that discussion with city officials indicates actual an- nexation of the area may be some time in coming. "So far as I can he said, "the city has no immediate plans to take the area into the city." But he told the group meeting in the Abilene Auto Auction build- ing that in his judgment "neither me nor any other lawyer can stop the city from annexing this area if it is a part of the orderly growth of Abilene." He advised the people to "keep quiet" for the time being and wait to see what Abilene officials do about the pending annexation or- dinance now awaiting final action. The'ordinance ffot initial reading last month. A second reading of the ordinance and a public hear- ing are required for final annex- ation. "But if you decide you want to come in earlier, I assume you would find the city willing" to take the area in, he said. Brooks told the meeting that it the area in finally annexed, "it be taken In just i'.ke any other He said (he residents would have to pay (or utiliUei and pav. Ing. -Brooks aim the cHy'i tax ttructurt and what residents of North Park might ex pect in this area of municipal gov ernment. J. T. Boyd, chairman of a five See ANNEX, Pg. 3-A, Col. 7 Truce Is Ended By Secret Army By ANDREW BOROWIEC ALGIERS European secret Army announced Monday night it is ordering terrorist com- mandos back into action. The move appeared to be a last-ditch effort to wring concessions from he Moslem future leaders of Al- geria. A pirate broadcast said the Ss- ret Army still intends to press for contacts with the nationalists in he hope of seeking compromise. A five-day truce called by the European extremists was set to end at midnight. The Secret rmy had offered to halt its cam- paign of shootings and bombings f Moslem leaders would .guar- antee the safety of Europeans aft- er the July vote on Algerian in- dependence. The nationalist lead- ership rejected the proposal Sun- day. The latest Secret Army broad- cast came amid reports of a seri- ous split between the organiza- .ion's civilian and military lead- irs. The truce did not shut oil all ,-iolence. Bands of Moslems ma- chine-gunned French troops and civilians on the outskirts of Al; g'iew'- 'during the day. -Three 'rench soldiers and two civilians were .wounded. Some French of- believe the attacks were :he work of local Moslem com' mandos who wanted to show their disapproval of any contacts with he Secret Army. The pirate broadcast said fail- ire of the Secret Army and Al- jerian nationalists to reach an agreement was due to "maneuv- irs" of the French authorities. The Secret Army apparently re- turned to a belief that terror is ts only bargaining point as the election on independence drew near. In an independent Algeria the Europeans would lose virtual- y all of their political power in .he overwhelmingly Moslem state. The army hopes for stronger guarantees that the new regime will prevent slaughter of Euro- peans once the French army leaves. Thousands of Europeans already have fled Algeria in fear of possible future Moslem repris- als. In France the Secret Army's ormer second in command, ex- Gen. Edmond Jouhaud, lost hit ippeal to the Supreme Court to :et aside his death sentence for reason. The high court's action >ut the case in the hands of Gen. Charles de Gaulle for the final lecision. Ex-City Attorney Faces Theft Count FORT WORTH   Fred Sullivan, former assistant city at torney, has been charged with stealing in city funds. The district attorney's office said Mon day the money, received by the city's legal department, was to have been turned over to the city's water department. Rain, Wind Hit Houston Cosily Blow By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Texas' largest under a heavy, thunderstorm accompanied by, damaging lightning and, hurricane-force winds Monday. Damages mounted into the housands of dollars as poweir 'ailed in many parts of the metropolis and flooding streets led traffic in knots hours after, .he storm passed. The storm struck at p.m. and gave the city a rough hour. and a half before moving easU ward. Rainfall measured A3ft. inches in downtown Houston and" 1.70 inches at the airport. A 200-foot section of canopy' over the front of three shops in a' shopping center crashed down, jreaking plate glass windows. sagged and cracked under the weight of water, letting the rain pour in. Damage to these three buildings alone amounted to The Houston area and a wide section of Texas' Gulf Coast under severe thunderstorm alert until 8 p.m. But the warning peri- od passed without additional dam- age reported. Hail the size of marbles accom- panied the downpour in some iwrts of Houston. The 75-mile an lour wind blew down power lines, whipped trees and large shrub- bery and smashed plate glass over the city. Lightning ignited three jarrel oil storage tanks in North Harris County. Firemen let the Fires burn themselves out, depend- ing on earthen dams around the tanks to contain the flaming oil, Tornado funnels were reported in the Paducah area of the East- ern Texas Panhandle during an alert for severe in that area. But the sheriffs office said no damage could be found and the funnels apparently did not touch ground. The tornado reports came while sections of the Texas Panhandle, the south plains of West Texas, Western Oklahoma and Southwest Kansas were under severe thun- derstorm alert. BY RANGER CAPTAIN New Mystery Is Unveiled In Marshall Death Probe FRANKLIN (AP) Texas Ranger Capt. Clint Peoples added a new mystery to the Henry H. Marshall death probe when he re ing Marshall's death decided Mon- day that the Justice and Agricul- ture Departments delivered everything they know about Mar- vealed Monday that two spots of shall's investigation of Estes cot- gunpowder residue were discover- ed on the back of the victim's shirt. Marshall, an agriculture official1 who was investigating Billie Sol Estes, died of five bullet wounds one year ago.Sunday. His death wfis ruled a suicide; at the lime but the case was rih opened when Estes' financial crh- pirn collapsed with a fraud indict- ment and state and federal invest- igations. Peoples said of the two spots of powder residue, "I don't know how they got (hero. I -cannot spec- ulate. This In no way disputes the medical finding." A pathologist who examined Marshall's body newly year after his death reported evidence WH shot in the back. tlw frand Jury ton allotment deals. The grand jury recessed late Monday until S a.m. Wednesday. Dist. Atty. Bryan Russ said the recess would give the jurors time to attend to pressing business matters and "give me lime to consider who else to subpoena." The departments balked at giv- ing the state grand jury a 175- page report on Estes cotton man- ipulations. But when the jury insisted, the federal agencies compromised by giving the full report to SUte Hit. Judge John M. Barren M he cwM transmit pertinent Informa- tion to the jury. information in the report upon activities of Henry 1 or in any way relating to him possible motives under iion in this case." One witness Monday M was present when the victim't- received news.oftlit Ing. Johnnie Turner of GrowNj, Tex.. a relative of the dead num. Mrs. Marshall exclaimed, "He 
                            

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