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   Avalanche-Journal (Newspaper) - May 17, 1973, Lubbock, Texas                                17 1973 Draining Flooded Land Slow Job sandboil By THE ASSOCIATED PRESSwith the eruption of a A twomonth buildup of flood a the base of a ievee near the MississippiGreenville Miss Sixtyfive Na is expected to take anothtiona Guardsmen were sent in cr wo months to drain enough to try to control the sandboil a to aliiw a return to normalcy point where water begins sush Its a very slow ins from the ground a spokesman for the Illinois They built a sandbag chim Gvil Defense headquarters around the spot about 30 Wednesday fcct in diameter and water Two Foot Drop j stood eight feet deep within the We cant do much in pumpichimnev ing water xr of the flooded Pressure Relieved I areas Its like going around in Two more gates of the Morl a circle The Mississippi is over Spillway in Louisiana bank full We need a twofoot were onened Wednesday to fur drop before wican begin her relieve pressure on the pumping trapped water and levees of the lower Mississippi the river when it goes down The water from the river is is only dropping about onedrained over the tenth inch a he said lava floodway a semii The spokesman said it would wilderness area extending be ai least Sf days given SO miles to coastal areas wcathe before the area can along the Gulf of Mexico return lo normal And since ii of IS gates have been takes several weeks for a crestoncned on the r5gate dam1 to ride down the river ioithern le jevce nonn oi areas are expected to be thai Baton Rouge La Some 3million acres of landi were flooded in seven states along the river and damage esj timatcs raa to S2fl million As many as persons were in their i far behind the north in recov ery Few lit the families nf fectcd by the flooding in Mis souri and Ilini5 have been able to return Those homes may no bo fit ti live in once the waters are gone The wascr was three to four feet said Mrs Tod Mit chell of her West Alton home when she abandoned it three weeks ago ThreeMonth Delay The floors are warped President over the a mess know it will beInQochina three to four months before wej Wednesday can move back In Illinois Wednesday Rogers Peru Chief Discuss Oil Mineral Expropriation j LIMA Peru AP SecrtHerlies of the International Peti However a live topic is the jtary of Slate William P Rogersroleum Co The government isinationalization of fishmeal and jmet Wednesday with Presidentwilling to pay compensation fish oil production The fish in Juan Velasco at the insists that the firm payidustry employs Peruvian country home in thejmore than million for alworkers and firms have a i Andean foothills east of Lima Velasco l4 is recuperating from the amputation of his right leg He underwent sur leged illegal extraction of oil since 1924 Rogers is unlikely to get very far on this dispute Peru con Igery in February and plications led to the amputationjsiders the matter closed in March Also at Wednesdays meeting were Ambassador Taylor Belcrer and Miguel Angel de laj Flor Valley Perus foreign minister Paternalism Cone Earlier Rogers conferred million interest in it American businessmen also are concerned that this trend could lead to the nationalization of U lead zinc tung sten copper and silver mines Two Governors Due At El Paso SANTA FE AP Gov and Mrs Bruce King plan1 to fly to El Paso lodav toi The governor said he and his woud so to Floyd SETTING THK SCENE Workmen install the lights and other equipment in the Caucus Room of the Old Senate Office Building Wednesday for the start of hearings Thursday by the Senate Watergate committee Senators sitting on the committee will hear testimony from the table in the foreground AP Wirephoto Congress Delays Cambodian Showdown military government and Amer ican businessmen whose prop erty may face the threat of na tionalization m tnc day for a high In this fourth stop on commencement address eightnation tour Rogers conj The Kings plan to attend a tinned soundins the theme that ccremonv at EI Paso cin hal King noted Gov Oscar Flores of the Mexican state of Qiia huahua also plans to attend the ceremonies and will accompany the two U S governors and their wives on a 14block ride in horsedrawn vehicles the WASHINGTON UPH A j very concerned about congressional confrontation situation in Congress The antiwar measure cleared was postponed jby the Appropriations Commk until early stronger than a similar while the White House warned provision approved earlier by legislation to cut off funds the House was attached to a acres were still under water j for bombing of Cambodia could seven communities in theseverely undermine peace southern pan of the state mained flooded and Kaskaskia Senate Republican leaders Island reported eight standing flood waters feet of forced delay of an endthewar vote until White House envoy Henry A Kissinger has had a chance to meet with North Vietnams Le Due Tlio in Paris feet at St Louis feet above Senate Democratic Leader An Army Corps of Engineers spokesman said the Mississippi dropped almost a foot to billion supplemental appro priations bill for the Pentagon Written by Sen Thomas F Eagleton it would prohibit use of funds in the bill any other money previous ly appropriated by Congress for military action in over or from the shores of Cambodia or Laos Republican leaders exercised flood stage But he said it Make Mansfield said he had no would be the end of the month 1 choice but to agree to the delay their right to delay floor action before the river returns to of parliamentary tilie measure for three days mal levels j but the move had no discernible j to allow time for drafting of Commercial traffic north of i effect on the drumfire of i minority views to the bill to the Gurnev Ends Support Sen Edward J Gurney R This prevented the bill from going on the Senate calendar until Monday or Tuesday And after that its opponents could prevent its more days callup for By that three time Congress would be in recess for Memorial Dav St Louis has been halted forbipartisan opposition seven weeks A Corps spokes continuing conflict man said srme locks anrt damsj are expected to be back in opj oration by late Wednesday broke his long support of Thursday reopening the river Nixons Indochina policy and to traffic from St Louis to Hani urged immediate action by nirial where the Missouri i Congress lo disentangle the joins the Mississippi i United States from Cambodia I A few days respite however Millions Of Acres Flooded j The White House said the was all that Congress seemed In tlie south backwasters of i Senate Appropriations CommitWilling to give the Yaioo River in Mississippitees 240 vote Monday to halt Antiwar senators believe they have begun a slow draining any further financing of only have the votes to pass process But three million acresmilitary involvement in Camthe Eagleton amendment but are under water in the or Laos could severely can muster the twothirds and rapid drainage cant takeundermine prospects for suc place until the Mississippi falls below flood stage some time in early June Evidence of the strain on riv er levees surfaced Wednesday gler said the President cess of Kissingers peace talks in Paris which are to begin on Thursday Press Secretary Ronald Zie majority required to override the President if he vetoes it Amtrak Railroads To Ask More Pay WASHINGTON UPI Aithe 12 railroads that operate railroad spokesman served j Amtrak trains figured Amtrak j notice Wednesday that railj payments fail to cover costs ofj roads would demand substanthe railroads by about 552 j tially increased payments to million The 11 railroads arc Support for the measure by such proNixon members as Gurney and Sen Norris Cotton indicates a massive defection from the Presidents ranks Woman Fund Raiser Seeks Success WASHINGTON AP Ro salind Wiener Wyman 42 the run Amtrak passenger trains jpaid about million a year president of now Stephen Ailes the Association of American Railroads testified that 11 Not included in those calcula Outdoor Life Proves Not So Healthy first woman to be placed in charge of a major fundraising effort for a national political 1 ofitions is the bankrupt Pennj party has two reasons forj i Central Railroad by far to make a success of largest operator of Amtrak j the job trains which is seeking at least One reason is that she wants additional million ato showthe Democratic party iyear j women are as capable as men Operation Private Although Amtrak owns I own cars and locomotives its I trains are actually operated by at the ob In the past she says with a smile Democratic politi cians never let women near the big INNSBRUCK Austria iA They say outdoor life is healthy but in Austria last win ter brought the highes death toll in 14 years Sixty persons died under ava lanches in the countrys Alpine while skiing hiking or just in a snowball fight failed had of any hazards of outdoor Hie than when Dont Herd Warnings vrr service has a poor attack Jar Some tourist fal to heed time record has not improved private railroads which arsj The other reason is that she on a formula agreed onwishes to honor the memory of afier Amtrak took over most of j her late husband Eugene L the countrys passenger service j Wyman a California lawyer May 1 1971 After July I thewho was regarded as the par formula may be renegotiated Itys miracle fund raiser He Also testifying before Sen raised SI million for each of Vance Harlkes Senate SurfaceSen Hubert Humphreys two Transportation campaigns i a consumer group said two Mrs Wyman has the task of ears of Amtrak operation hadselling out the a disappointment Democratic dinner that willj Amiiony Hasweil president of ifcicij 1974 congressional Mariner chief of the the National Association of campaigns Her husband was toi Austrian Mountain Rescue Railroad Passengers said been thc dinners chair Senice says most of the rnk had made some progress man with his wife as deaths were nue to but had failed to improve Tne Democrais tanped carelessness sno rot irtvruise route hrt operated to carry on whcn Wyman it iirst toasiwas fatally stricken by a heart i 19 i Goal Set i Avalanche Service scld for anviie n of a group mountaineers sign warning of e ava the basic quality of service in areas and siiil has excessive operating costs Aif speaking fir the rairoiri testified that tly promised fedorai funding of fir IfiTS of SfO ovcriig Thc o were Not only In Kieiriar ski in structors friends cf Aus trias triple Alpine winner rroc died in an avalanche rnawaro Of Shift The men were skiing lit near nan A Salznyrg province Cup WHS inarieouah even n s continued to he paid same basis as now A renegotiation of the basis of payment would necessitate vastly increased federal pay ments Adjustment Essential Tre participating railroads cannot be expected to continue cars to accept the present solslv related cost basis for Ais said Adjustment of the The Democrats sre counting OP the dinner giving rherr a start toward the they nreri for key races in offyear election i Tnc dinner presents an im mediate pilitical and economic problemwhether io serve meat She says thc Democrats have friends among the unions and the cattlemen Im thinking of corned hccf and said Mrs Wyj man who served on the Los Angeles City Council fir 12 She can promise one thing about the dinner It will have an absolute minimum of politi ical Mrs Wyman takes on the job1 of putting thc dinner together ith a firm philosophy about Transportation raisins and politics men has asked Hankes raising she says must believed committee RT1 orrn ended Nnange o become broader funds for rather than having the rasc money from special iruor Kloi ayr projected general appropriation i a r c 1 e expert Msrkus to reflect a proner Schniuck said the four proricompensation basis after July abiy were ursaware of a shift n i 1573 is avalanches arc snow ana now formed Schniuck faid he the foeir aviauthorization of lanches snow storage area the Amtrak meaning SPCTV t3rlcd to movo ali at government could ask for anicsis ones over a section appropriation at any time ini Mrs Wymans theory of polii People hardly know that it is cover increased payments to tics is that it should bo an of concern whether they railroads but Hartke told honorable profession and ir off an avalanche on its top Railroad have torn or center Once its prosJohn Ingram at the hearing The latter prompts her sure field is disturbed thc avathat there was no way Congressthink that seepage from thei lanrhe in nearly all cases starts would give him an openendedWatergate may bring many moving on its entire length authorization i Democrats back to the fold the days of American paternal ism toward Latin America are gone respect your nation alism we respect your sover eignty and he said in a formal statement on arrival Tuesday In his talks with Latin Ameri can leaders Rogers is takingj the position that expropriation jis consistent with international law but that proper com Ipensalion must be paid I In 19BS Peru took over prop plaza at when Texas Gov Dolph Briscoe is to ACQUIKES RIGHTS HOLLYWOOD UPI Warner Bros acquired film rights to The a story present Mayor Fred Hervey ajof the Titaniclike disaster in copy of the citys proclamation the worlds tallest office buil iof incorporation ding FREE CAR WASH regular full service car wash is now FREE with a 15 gallon or more fill up Limited Time Only JACK CREELS MY CAR WASH 280850fh 10th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION JOIN OUR STARS AT THE GARDEN Monday night 8 June 11th at Madison Square Garden Great entertainmentFeaturing Bob Hope and Pearl Bailey a Celebrate with Jean Nidetch Weight Watchers Founder Meet Weight members whose incredible weight losses have inspired the world to change its shape Produced by Ron Dcisencr Production staged by Joshua White FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT WEIGHT WATCHERS OF WEST TEXAS AREA DIRECTOR ADELE McGINTY Class Locations In the Following Abilene Crane Lubbock Amarillo Crosbyton Matador Andrews Dalhart 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