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Gallup Independent, The (Newspaper) - July 26, 1968, Gallup, New Mexico THE TRUTH WELL TOLD SingOut Asia Set in Window Rock 6 endent The Weather Scoltercd aflcrrKnn and evening thunder showers Ihrough Lltlfe tempercture Expected high Saturday Is low to nrghl The high Thursday was low lost night wos See The Weather page NUMBER 176 VOLUME 79 AMOdlltd Frui full Wire NEW MEXICO JULY 1968 PHONE SOS 8636811 Dtialed Press Ihotolin Price 10 Dozen Injured in Chicago Following NAACP Meeting Condition Fair Man Stabbed a woun pat and thefl figured in po nary said he didnt Ihink the cat could Cousins lice news during i Bobby the past 24 Donald 13 Burke Drive reported Thursday night j lhat a radio valued at was Wide AP Jhololax A SANTA FE FAMILY looks at damage caused by floods resulting from heavy rains which hit Ihe capital city Thursday This scene was typical of many faced by residents os Ihe of Ihe fourinch estimated by city officials as several hundred thousand Santa Fe Soaked by Floods SANTA FE AP Cleanup and repair faced Santa Fcs lowlying areas today after a twohour deluge Thursday sent the normally placid Santa Fc Uivcr swirling oul of its The river ran as deep as five feet in some areas near the police City manager Marion Sebas tian said late Thursday it would be impossible lo estimate total damage No loss of life or serious in jury was The weather bureau reported that more than two inches of rain fell duirng the storm from to although it said more rain could have fallen in areas where no official meas urements were Six persons were stranded for a time in a laundromat before rescue by a fire department bidder The laundromat Clessie set dam age at She said more than ISWl in currency was swept A grocery store estimated Us loss at including 100 sacks of flour stacked in front of the store lo serve as a dam against the More than a cars in the store pakring lot were swept away by the flood and carried down Water Street before lodg ing against buildings or Trees and slumps torn loose by Ihe water crashed against pedestrian footwalks across the Police said the river subsided quickly after the storm and was within its banks by They said mosl areas of the city were not touched by the flood was slabbed a few after 8 Thursday near Ihc northeast corner of the Municipal parking lot by a man described as about 22yearsoldj long black hair and brown wearing blue jeans and an orange his Raymond said according to a report by patrolman Gerald Two persons from Hock who allegedly were seen willi the assailant were pointed oul by the younger Shorty and were picked up for Toombs The victim was reported in critical condition at PUS hos pital when admitted Toombs A PUS hospital spokesman said at this morning that j Shortys condition is missing from his pa trolman Lorenzo Buslamante Barrieaull last noticed the radio on July Buslamante THIS NORTH VIETNAMESE captured by soldiers of the 101st Air borne Division in Son Tung about 25 rnilcs from lies in Ihe sand with hands raised in sign of He told them I thought I was too young lo die and wanted to The American soldiers stripped him of his interrogated him and then sent him to a POW Terrorists Hit Saigon SAIGON A Terrorists struck In Saigon today for the second lime in a week and blew up Ihe citys largest Chinese Chinese Ihe Kien was blown up June Three per sons were killed in that explo and 15 others The Kien Quoc also supported Ihc Police said four young Viet Vietnamese government Iwo of them set off a 60pound plastic bomb in the press room of A Chau Van he Asian Daily an antiCommunist paper which supports the Saigon govern No casualties were re The all armed with walked inlo Ihc newspa per office just after I and ordered everyone put One girl terrorist pulled oul the explosive charge concealed In a planted it In the press room and fled with her compa Five minutes later an explo sion rocked Hie Ihrcestory heavily amaging Employes of the paper said the terrorists were Vietnamese of Chinese The planl Is located in Ihe Chinese sectton of Saigon where Vietnamese Chinese A faw blocks away another Icrrorists shot Kathy Kennedy Helps Navajos WINDOW AP tribal officials have revealed lhat a daughter of the late Roberl Kennedy did voluntary work lor nhout six weeks on the Navajo Reserva The work of Kathleen Ken won high praise from lie A tribal spukrg man said Kennedy iei1 Ihe Hef h Ruck area of Ihe valion last He said Ihe tribe hadnt re vealed her presence because li wanted lo avoid She was one of 30 volunteers who served os teachers aide al the Rough Rock Demonslra tion and killed the managing cdilo of A Chau after he had writle several editorials criticizin Viet Cong Aflcr weeks of comparaliv Vicl Cong terrorism broke out again in Saigon and 1 two provincial capitals to Hi north and south last wcekem Twelve Vietnamese were kille and 91 wounded in Ihc bombing of four theaters one only a block from the national pollc headquarters in South Viclnamese inltlligenc sources have warned lhat ter rorisl attacks might precede th expected big enemy attack o Saigon and other major popula tion Military men said in Ihe 21 hours endln al noon cighl more Vie namese were killed and r wounded in terrorist attacks various other cities and In the only significant groun action units of In 101st Airborne Dlvlslo sweeping near Saigon suffere 13 dead and 27 wounded in a 1 hour baltle Thursday with Norl Vietnamese troops 7 northwest of Ihe Soviet Critic Is Removed PRAGUE AP Czechoslo vakias Conimunisl leaders re moved an outspoken critic of So viet policy from his party post Thursday night in an apparent move lo conciliate the The Kremlin kept up Us prop aganda war againsl the new Czechoslovak Prav the Soviet Communist parly attacked the depar tures from orthodox commu nism in Prague and said it was impossible to understand why these were nol The Czechoslovak party pre preparing for a show down meeting wilh Ihe Soviet ordered Va clav Prchlik back to army serv ice and abolished Ihc political department of the he II controlled Ihe security police and judi Prchlik on July 15 lold a news conference Ihcre should be a re vision of the Moscowdominated rnmmiiinn Sllcriff Warsaw Pact to give the other ancc Commillce Thursday Ihe A Wfis sholmcmbcrs an voice wilh Thoreau HS Faces Review Three or four men forced Isa bel 503 Carver into a white pickup at Ihis morning drove north on her Tom Bil lold patrolman John Billy was with her son and daughter in the 400 block SANTA FE areas on Norlh Nmth Strecl when the oasidcred critical will be wnjt unidentified red in a survey of possible chool consolidations by the men The youlhs were left Torres late Department of statement concern State School Leonard in i0 McKinley leparlment plans lo have report on the consolidation sur ys prepared by DeLayo said Ihe areas lo be urvcycd have not been decided Ilul he presented the LFC ith a report on a study of high chool course offerings in New vith the least number of offer1 ngs probably are due for scrui The report showed a wide iclwcen course offerings al New Mexico high Causey in tooscvoll offers only 20 lo its high school wt Hobbs offers 130 different Minister The report shows 10 to 107 ligh shools in the slate offer 25 ir fewer Tiiey are Quc mado with Maxwcl ady Thoreau Weed louse Causey Floyd Uncino 24 and Des Moines Five New Mexico high schools with a combined enrollment of that offer 100 or more courses are Albuquerque Sandia Albuquerque Valley Carlsbad Hobbs 130 and Los Alamos DeLayo told Ihe LKC that the course offering report will not be the only criteria for decisions on Castro Speech Is Highlight SANTA Cuba AP More than Cubans are THIS WOMANS PHOTO taken by a hidden CHICAGO AP More than dozen persons were injured Thursday night when Negro youths vandalized a food store on Chicagos Norlli In sub urban Maywood another crowd smashed store windows after police used tear gas to disperse i demonstrators al the village Twcnlyfive persons were ar rested in Three were held on disorderly conduct charges after the Chicago dis In an integrated city of 15 miles west of Chicagos downtown trouble started after a meeting of a local branch of the National Association for the Advance ment of Colored Discus sions at the meeting centered on the lack of a swimming pool in longstanding com plaint of the communitys A police spokesman said after the NAACP meeting about 300 Nergn youths marched a mile lo he Mawyood Village Hall 1 where the village board was meeting on the second Officials refused lo permit he entire group to enter the meet whose headquarters is on the first asked the youlhs to After they refused and became boisterous police hurled leargas canisters at One of the youlhs picked up a canister and hurled it back inlo the village Police Rivers Policemen Mn Ihc hall donned gas Most of Ihe youths headed for Ihc nearby downtown section and smashed store overturned park benches and during a well at passing vchi carly Ihis morning Robert Jarj the The Soviet leader 894 told patrolship was also angered because man Edward A openly criticzed the delay in the withdrawal of Russian troops from Czechoslovakia afli cr he Warsaw Pad maneuvers j in j Unconfirmed reports in Prague said Moscow demanded Prchliks removal in a secret note charging thai Czechoslova kia had become a weak link in the Warsaw Pact photographed Bank of jdcs lo Persoils America robbery in San dusklodawii curfw was quickly Reinforce ments from surrounding com some wielding subma chine moved Maywood Police Chief Bonier 1 Kellougli said those all would be prosecuted for mob action and violation of Wednes Ida Katherine a Son Fran cisco was arrested on the robbery charge in Mcnlana T Mlftft DofCrtMC I nice rcl julij expected lo crowd inlo this gaily avcd a kcv roie in decorated capital of Las Villas Province loday to join Prime Caslroin cec brating Ihc 15th anniversary of his revolutionary A carnival complete with street AfroCuban mu sic and plenty of beer and rum set the lone for the The city about 210 miles cast of Havana was feslooncd with Grants Soldier Dies in Vietnam By THE ASSOCIATED PKESS New Mexico servicemen from Grants and Roswell were re ported killed In Vietnam by the Defense Deparlmcnl bringing the number of New Mexico servicemen killed in Viclnam this year lo Dead are Army Robert Graham of Roswell anl Navy builder Gregory llclsey of was Ihc son of and Guy Helsey of Ills family said he would be buried wllh full military honors In They said he was killed by rockel fire near Da Bill Signed WASHINGTON dent Johnson has signed a bill extending for two ycnrs a pro gram lo continue research on highspeed ground transporta tion flags an dtnousands of banners bearing the number A 10sto ry portrait of slain guerrilla leader Che Guevara decorated the fronl of the Santa Clara Li bre Hotel on Ihe citys main pla A speech by the bearded Cu ban leader is Ihe high point of the Castro is expect ed to issue a rallying cry for more work and a stronger dedi cation lo He also is expected to touch on Czechoslovakias current feud with Ihc Soviet Union and the uproar in Bolivia caused by he publication in Cuba of the diary taken from who was killed by Bolivian soldiers in that country last Special North North Vietnamese and Viet Cong dele gations were invited to join Cas tro on the speakers platform More lhan 50 foreign newsmen were given permission lo cover Ihe The mass rally celebrates Ihe anniversary of Castros debut in when he led an alUick againsl an army barracks in Ihe city of The attack failed and Castro was jailed for Iwo years by President Fulgencio Batista Batista freed and Castro organized Ihe Invasion which ended in the overthrow of the Batista regime in January 1959 It was at Santa Clara that rebel forces led by Guevara dc teated the army decisively nn forced Batista lo the outster of old guard parly chief Antonin Novotny lasl Jan uary by tipping off the new par ly Alexander lo an old guard plot to use the army on Novolnys Prchlik was subsequently made the armys chief political officer and helped Ihe reformists con solidate their hold on the The announcement of Ihe liq uidation of Prchliks depart ment depicted it as another move in the new parly leader ships reform a remo val of the army Irom Ihe partys direct political But be cause of the recent Soviet at I lacks on his removal was immediately interpreted in rague as a retreat by Dubcek and ills associates from their firm opposition to the Russian j The disturbance on Chicago Xorlh Side started after a large group of young Negroes listened lo talk described as inflamcnato Tiircc persons were injured according to Sid Thursday afternoon when Negro who lives in the car they were riding in rolled three times on interstate II aft er hitting a slick spol about nine miles east of The injured Elcarsoro and two Stan ton Iliiilto and An organization meeting of san Breyelle wore taken loj the Wallace for President com Wallace Meeting Set for Tonight Reholxjth Christian for A hospila spokesman morning said the condition of miltce will he held tonight at lie El Ranclin Hotel at 8 The program will include 25minulc film of former Ala Stanton and Susan was good hama George Wallaces while Thornton was mi California campaign followed fair According to Police who investigated Ihe Ihe west bound cir hit a slick spol on Hie slid off the struck a culvert and by a discussion and selection of county The delegation visiting Gal lup lo organize local support will be headed by New Mexico slate chair rolled three limes coming to Jim Ellison and Joe rcsl of its The accident was irwostigal arc in charge of local arrange ments in ed by patrolman Dale The public is Against Schools Tijerina Files Suit ALBUQUERQUE and a federal official upstaged the drama Thursday when Rcies Lopez Tijerina announced filing a suit against the Siatc Board of Education and the Al buquerque School Tijerina held a news confer ence al the Albuquerque build ing before filing suit in District Courl and said his acllon wocld be Ihe beginning of a peaceful IIILLSTREET DRUGS 203A Hill Slroet NOW REOPENED TO FILL YOUR PRESCRIPTION NEEDS Tijerina scheduled the news conference on Ihe steps outside the bul a brief thun dershovvcr drove Ti jerina and his followers Bul Ihe land grant claimant talked to newsmen only 10 min utes before Neil who Tijerina and 21 of his follow ers filed the legal action claim ing discrimination againsl what the suil termed Indollispanos in stale school We want rccognilion of the Spanish culture and recognition of our language in our cduca Identified himcslf as the assisltional he anl buidling My daughter was kicked out rived and lold Tijerina lie couldnl hold a political meeting in Ihe NOTICE Mcrcle Haggard and Dance Band WILL NOT Appear at the Chinlc Commu nity Center as previously scheduled and of school trying lo protest a conspiracy in the public schools lo ban the Spanish KNIGHTS of COLUMBUS Annual POT LUCK PICNIC July 28 McGaffcy Park Members and Guests
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