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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - September 3, 1962, Abilene, Texas                               T "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES W E SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT B2ND YEAR, NO. 78 ABILENE. TEXAS, MONDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER PAGES IN ONE SECTION Auodatml Pmt (ff) PAGE ONE Katharyn Putt] BAUINGER Baliin- jer High School teachers were having their first faculty meet- ing Friday and Principal Joe Forester mentioned that some teachers were teaching in the system in which they themselves were schooled. Some teachers once taught come of the other teachers, he noted. Miss Marryatt Smith looked about the faculty. She could go one better. She not only taught come of the teachers. She taught the parents of some of the teachers. "Grider Hays, new vocational agriculture t e a c h e she thought "he's a 'grand- child' I taught his mother and father.. .some other teach- ers' parents, too..." There is a peculiar stability about Ballinger High and it is Miss Smith. A native of Ballinger. she at- tended school here. After col- lege education she returned to become a teacher. She has not missed a term since. This will be her 52nd con- secutive year as a Ballinger High teacher. Students, it seems, divided teachers into two distinct classes, "snap" and "rough." Miss Smith doesn't consider herself either. "I'm not paid to be so- tailed she says. On the other hand, she is not over- ly demanding. "I love the students ..T want them to that is her teaching philosophy. "We don't have a better Principal Forester re- ports. Miss Smith's students have excellent records in advanced work in the subjects she teach- es: math, Latin and, formerly, German. That fact is well known. "We have to fight students off her Principal For- ester says, to keep the size of them under control. "Students want her as a teacher." "Never saw a place without children have so many children neighbors say about her home. She loves them and it works both ways. Miss Smith got her bachelor's from St. Mary's at Dallas and did graduate work at the Uni- versity of Chicago and Uni- versity of Colorado. She has col- lege credits for advanced de- grees but has never taken them for she has chosen graduate work which she wanted, which helps her in teaching. She knows Latin, German, Spanish, French, Greek and, she says, "a little to be a teacher of English when needed. Miss Smith's father, a Har- vard graduate and a lawyer, attended the Ballinger town lot sale in 1888 and moved his wife here shortly thereafter. So her roots are deep. And she has been involved at one time or another in most civic and cultural affairs and in First Presbyterian work. She is also an active book reviewer. Currently she teaches Latin, plane and solid geometry and trig, alternately with solid. She also sponsors the Student Council, Honor Society, Future Teachers (a club named for her) and Latin Club. "We offered to lighten her load a Principal Forester (aid. "But she didn't want it light- ened. She enjoys it all too much." Teaching standards have been raised with teacher the years lince she started, Miss Smith notes. Teaching techniques have also changed. "That's good keeps you from getting she says. And now she starts Year No. 12 and with as much enthu- siasm as in any of the ether SI. NEWS INDEX IICTlON A Cento '11 11 Thousands Killed by Quake Death Toll May Rise to KU KLUX KLAN IN ACTION Five hooded Ku Klux Klansmen posed for this exclusive picture Saturday night as they burned a cross during part of a state- wide demonstration against racial activities in Louisiana. It was reportedly the first such mass demonstration by the group in the state in 30 years. Two of the klansmen shown wore red robes. Crosses blazed in several northeast Louisiana areas at exactly 11 p.m. (AP By PARVIS RAEIN TEHRAN, Iran violent earthquake that rocked northwest Iran on Saturday night killed more than persons in two communities alone, the Iranian Red Cross reported Sunday. Un- official reports placed the over- all death toll between and The Iranian Red Cross, known as the Red Lion and Sun organiza- tion, said many more thousands were injured, Radio Tehran re- ported. At least 75 towns and vil lages were reported leveled in a broad triangle west of Tehran. Officials hesitated to confirm or deny the unofficial reports of thousands dead and injured. But Sunday night an Iranian govern- ment statement said casualties were much higher than at first thought. The government rasied its estimate of the death toll to on reports from just four of the stricken communities. The Red Lion and Sun organiza- tion, official source for casualty figures, said the earthquake killed of the inhabitants of Crosses Bum In Louisiana Race Protest TALLULAH, La. an apparent eye to school openings this week, the Ku Klux Klan jurned crosses in at least 14 northern Louisiana towns and at the state Capitol in Baton Rouge ate Saturday night to protest ra- cial integration. A Klan spokesman said the cross-burnings were intended to show that the Klan has reacti- vated and expected to make its weight felt nationally in racial matters. "We want everyone to know that the Ku Klux Klan has re- activiated in a klans- man said, "And we are publicly demonstrating our resentment to integration by cross-burning. "Our forefathers fought and died for their principles and be- iefs and we stand ready to do the same, if necessary, to preserve our way of life." Crosses were burned in front of at least three Negro schools in Hodge and near Bosco at a Ne- gro minister's house in Bastrop and on the bridge connecting Mon- roe with West Monroe. In Baton Rouge, five fire trucks were called out to douse a four- loot cross that blazed in front of the 32-story state Capitol building. The only racial desegregation in Louisiana at the elementary school level is in the New Orleans area. ion announced Sunday night it quarters with regard to Cuba. has agreed to a Cuban request for delivery of military equip- ment. A communique issued after the departure of Cuban Economics delivering armaments and send- 'ing technical specialists for training Cuban servicemen. The Minister Ernesto Guevara and Emilio Aragones Navarro, leader of Cuba's national militias, said: "During the stay in the U.S.S.R. of Ernesto Guevara and Emilio Aragones Navarro, views were also was reached on this question. Russians Agree to Deliver Military Supplies to Cuba MOSCOW Soviet Un- threats of aggressive imperialist "In view of these threats the government of the Cuban repub- lic addressed the Soviet govern- ment with a request for help by exchanged in connection with the Soviet government attentively considered this request of the gov- ernment of Cuba and agreement "As long as the above men Pressure Growing For Cuban Attack WASHINGTON (AP) Sena- torial pressure for military inter- vention to destroy Prime Minis- ter Fidel Castro's Cuban regime mounted Sunday despite President Kennedy's opposition to invasion of the Communist-aligned island. Views backing a more ag- gressive U. S. approach were voiced before Moscow's announce- ment that Soviet military equip- ment and technicians are being made available to Castro. Two Democratic senators called for military intervention, either by the United States alone or in MEMORIAL SERVICE T-Patchers End 37th Convention Indian wars and the battle against outlaws, the Spanish- American War and great victor- ies in both World War 1 and World War II. He recalled Gen. John Dahl- quist's statement to the division on Memorial Day of 1945, three weeks after victory in Europe had been achieved. Gen. Dahlquist told the assembled division, "We of the association, Gen. Crowther cannot for one day forget these Gen. A. B. Crowther, San An- tonio banker and former com- manding general of the 36th Di- vision Artillery, Sunday urged members of the 36 Division Assn. to live their lives in such a way that they will pay tribute to those who gave their lives for their country. In a memorial service which concluded the three day reunion said "we must train our chil- dren not to be so concerned with their rights and privileges that they neglect (heir responsibility to Die nation." He declared that the strongest munists considered weakness That trait It "faith in God a nd the rights of the individual." Gen Crowther recalled the her of the Mth, Murtinf? with the who fought the lie of the Alamo en through too men because they fought with us and for us. We must not let Na- zism rise again." The 400 delegates to the conven- tion were adjourned by Presi- dent John Garner at noon Sunday factor working tor the United with praise for Abilene as a con- teryenlion." concert with other hemisphere na- tions. And a Republican senator criticized what he called the ad- ministration's "present do noth- ing Sunday's Moscow announce- ment was seen here largely as more confirmation of what's been going on for years. Technically, much of the ma- terial and many of the men flow- ing into Cuba have come from Soviet bloc countries, such as Czechoslovakia, and it is possible the announcement indicates some step up in shipments directly from the Soviet Union. But another possibility is that the Moscow communique was put out merely so Cuba's economics minister, Ernesto Guevara, would have something to show for his just-concluded visit to the Soviet capital. A State Department spokes man said that the Moscow state- ment is an attempt to make what the Soviet Union has been doing sound legitimate. "And what they say there (in the communique) about deliver ing arms and sending technical specialists to train troops is ex- actly what they are he said. The communique apparent- ly means the aid is going to continue, he added MOSCOW S efforts to help Castro showers Monday and south portli build up the specter of U.S. ag- gression against the island is nothing new. In July 1960, Pre- miere Khrushchev said the U.S.S.R. has rocket power capa- ble of hitting the U.S. heartland il "the Pentagon dare start an in- states in the cold war is a trait vention site and plaudits for the which the Nails and now the Com- outstanding at this J7th do everything to support Cuba in her struggle." Khrushchev and landing M Salerno, Italy. tioned quarters continue threat- ening Cuba, the Cuban Republic las every justification for taking necessary measures to insure its security and safeguard its sov- ereignty and independence, while all Cuba's true friends have ev- ery right to respond to this legit- imate request." The announcement here fol- lowed reports from U.S. officials in Washington that some 20 So ships already have unloaded a large assortment of military gear, some of it in huge crates in Cuba. American authorities said some of this equipment apparently in eludes communications apparatus to strengthen Cuban coastal and air defenses and to monitor U.S missile shots. U. S. officials have discountec some press reports, however, tha surface-to-air missiles were in eluded, and have discounted re ports that Soviet troops were ar riving in Cuba. Administration of ficials said their information in dicates the Soviet-bloc manpowei was limited to about tech nicians, including arms experts Some U. S. congressmen havi contended, however, that the tech nicians in Cuba actually are dis guised troops. The announcement here sai  IM far lilt irilM: IOI.U: an-Isfahan, near Takistan about 25 miles west of Tehran. The or- anization said up to 300 persons ,-ere killed in Gavyek, near Ham dan 170 miles southwest of Teh- an; 7 in Avaaj and 9 in Ab-Garm. An Iranian reporter telephoned rom Saveh that seven villages round Saveh, including Abbassa oss was put on emergency foot- ng ready to fly assistance to Iran s soon as a request is received rom International Red Cross headquarters in Geneva. The quake, which shook Tehran at p.m. Saturday and awak- ened almost everyone in the cap! lasted only one minute. But t was clear it had dealt Iran one jf its most serious earthquake disasters. The scene of more than 200 quakes in the last 50 years, Iran vas hit by the latest devastation m the 39th anniversary of the Tokyo earthquake of 1923 which ook nearly lives. The shock centered on Takistan known as 00 miles northest of Tehran ind about 20 miles southwest o! he major rail city of Kazvin. Red Lion and Sun said at leas 75 villages in a wide area aroune he vineyard center in the foot tills of the Elbruz Mountains had jeen destroyed. Official reports said, however the earthquake shook a long arc of territory extending from Asia ra, a port at the southwest cor ner of the Caspian Sea on thi jorder with the Soviet Union, to Behbehan, some 60 miles east o ;he Persian Gulf oil center of Ab adan. YOUTHS ON RAMPAGE A blast from a fireman's hose wets down rioters that swarmed through the coastal town of Seaside, Ore. Saturday night. An esti- mated youths overran the main street as an- other Labor Day vacationers looked on. Police said beer bottles were thrown at officers and windows were smashed with rocks. Special troops of state police were moved into town to quell the disturbance. (AP Wirephoto) AFTERMATH OF RIOT Resort Crowd, Officers Clash SEASIDE, Ore. (AP) Club- swinging police and a crowd of 500 persons clashed on the main street of this coastal resort city Sunday in the aftermath of Satur- day night rioting that resulted in more than 60 arrests. National Guard troops ordered to the scene a few hours earlier watched from stations atop down- town buildings as police drove the crowd off the street and onto the beach. "We don't know what they were going to said H.G. Maison, superintendent State Police. of But the Oregon if we hadn't broken it up, some hothead might Rain, Wind Hit Over Wide Area have triggered real violence." Maison, who has been with the state police department for 31 years, said this was the worst af- fair of its kind in his memory. "So far as mob control goes, we've not had anything of this he said. "But we think we're on top and we're going to stay on top." Trouble began Saturday night after police broke up a fist-fight. Within a few hours, an estimated of them high school and college gathered. Many had no place to stay for the Labor Day holiday weekend in :his community of One motel operator said, "You couldn't get anybody else in with a shoe horn." The milling crowd became un- ruly as time passed. Then a 30- foot-high lifeguard tower was pulled down and dragged to the main street. When police and firemen tried Rain soaked the Abilene area or the second straight day Sun- day, but the Sunday rain, as op- to the welcome moisture Saturday, brought with it some ugh winds and hail in parts of the area. Stamford, probably the worst hit of the area towns, caught the 'ull force of strong winds through he downtown section. Fire Chief Dick Rowland said Sunday night that two plate glass windows were blown out of the Harkins Furniture Co. building, and asphalt shingles were blown off the Merchant Motor Freight wilding. Some trailers were "scattered around" the Farmers Co-op Gin and the door at the Kin was broken in by the strong wind. Colorado Ciiy was drenched bj downpour that dumped 2.18 inches of rain on the city in an hour early Sunday evening. The hail ball and winds" were clocked at 52 miles per hour. The rain was accompanied by an electrical storm which knocked out some power lines in the area. No major damage was reported to the city police department, but they said that some of the city streets had to be closed when the high waters cut deep ruts in the One inch of rain was reported in Hie north east part of Mitchell County and one inch was re- ported (our mild southeast of Col orario City. UN Sunday Mint tbf rain was accompanied by ranging from pea to golf two day total for Colorado uty to 3.88 inches, highest in the area. Lorainc, nine miles east of Colorado City, also reported a power failure during the storm. Some hail the size of golf balls were reported there. Four miles south of Loraine, 2.2 inches of rain with some hail was reported but there was no re-wrted property damage. Fisher County got an abundance of moisture as Roby got 1.10 inch, and Rotan reported .SO inch. 1.60 nch was reported 4W miles east of Rotan, and 2 inches was re-reported 714 miles east of Rotan. Truscott recorded the largest See RAIN, Pg. 11-A, Col. Fire hoses were slashed, windows were broken and signs were smashed. Some persons jumped atop buildings and began pelting police with beer bottles and rocks. At least eight persons were injured and the city's small jail was soon jammed. Many persons were released. Others were charged with disorderly conduct and bail was set at J300. Many were from the state of Washington. Fireman Hugh McKenna was slashed in the face by a brokea beer bottle as he rushed tin rioters. WHERE IT Sun. 2-day Total ABILENE Municipal Airport Total for Year 1.402.00 2.30 KNOX CITY LORAINE x Normal for Year j 1-37 1-57 1041 Jefferson M BALLINGER 38 BRECKENRIDGE 1 50 2.06 CISCO STAB ....Trace CLYDE COLORADO CITY 3.W CROSS PLAINS AftRKK SNYDER Tract .10 THUSCOTT WKSTBROOK ...M WINTERS 1.W 1.M HAMLIN HASKEU. Tract   

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