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Alamogordo Daily News (Newspaper) - April 21, 1968, Alamogordo, New Mexico Volume 74�?no. 95 Alamogordo new Mexico sunday Strat forts Batter Vietnam buildup High level huddle is owed tin trial by Eurih Willm laugh lines Homework that a when they scatter a lot of books around turn the radio up loud and then talk about boys. Early latin you re invited net to i the Quot breakfast with Johnny Quot e e e s i o n scheduled tuesday morning at the desert Aire when congressman e. S. Johnny Walker will be making his first visit to Alamogordo and Otero county since distracting divided the state. Walker now a resident of Las Cruces represents the Southern and Western Section of the state with rep. Tom Morris having the East and North portions. Walker will arrive Here monday evening and invites All interested persons to meet with him for a dutch treat breakfast at 7 . At the desert Aire. Walker will speak briefly answer questions of general interest and plans to be in the area the rest of the Day tuesday for informal visits. Conner named Nolan Conner manager of the Alamogordo chamber of Commerce went off to the three Day Spring convention of the new Mexico a of a executives Assn. In Raton which ended saturday and got himself elected vice president of the body for the coming year thus showering honors both upon himself and on the City and organisation he repro we congratulate him on his selection to office and suggest that he be in there campaigning again next year when the convention is to be held in los Alamos. Mrs. Leslie named stale Bow officer Pat honors Alamogordo and two of its residents also received signal honors during the state Pat convention which has just closed in Deming. Mrs. Charlie t. Jean Lee was named state treasurer and mrs. Michael Amelia Musgrove a member of the state Board of managers was one of three selected for membership on the state executive committee a All of which gives this area substantial weight at the state policy making level. Both mrs. Loo and mrs. Musgrove or longtime Active workers in Pat and the recognition accorded Thorn is richly deserved in the Light of their past efforts for the organization locally and statewide. We Salute them on their honors Library week this week is National Library week a Well a National secretaries week. The friends of the Library have planned informal coffees at the Library each evening the Library is open and from 3 to 4 . Tuesday afternoon. There won t be any invitations sent out but anyone in the Library during the Coffee will to served if they want it. Mrs. Steele head librarian tells us that there won t be any special project through the week other than Coffee except for a decorated window in Christie a hardware. Mrs. Grace Leslie of Alamogordo was named state treasurer of new Mexico a amp pm clubs saturday As the annual convention of the organization drove toward a Climax today in Santa be. Mrs. Leslie was swept into office with a slate of officials elected by acclamation following their proposal by the state nominating committee. In addition the Alamogordo club waltzed Home with a number of awards and citations Lor the clubs work during the past year. Alamogordo received a National citation for an increase in membership of 125 per cent As of March 31 for the third year in a Row was declared among the a criteria clubs of the state denoting that th�1 clubs year and report reflex1 ted accomplishment of stated goals and completion of adopted projects designated at the begin Ning of the year placed third in number of savings Bonds purchased by members during the club year and accepted a number of continuing membership awards. The Tularosa club received a similar continuing membership awards also twelve members of tin1 Alamogordo club and three from Tularosa were in attendance at the convention slated to reach a High Point today with an executive Board breakfast As one so column 4, a Jap 4 six survive rash of Jet carrying 129 Windhoek. South West Africa apr a South african airways jetliner carrying 117 passengers and a Crew of 12 crashed and burned in rugged terrain after Takeoff saturday night. A Hospital spokesman said Only six survived. The South african press association put the number of survivors at seven. Five of the survivors were reported injured some seriously reports from the scene said the Boeing 707 broke into four sections two of them flaming. Wreckage was spread Over a five mile area. A South african press association correspondent who flew Over the area said he saw bodies strewn on the ground. A was i left the scene i saw one passenger and an american named Thomas the correspondent said. A the was merely shocked. Besides Taylor the survivors were said to include or j. G. Van Der Wath chairman of the South african Wool Board and vice chairman of the International Wool secretariat Board j. Holliday the Copilot and r. Armstrong a flight officer. The Pilot. Capt. E. Smith was found dead in the cockpit. Witnesses at Windhoek a j. G. So column 4, Page cargo reveals session Call Likely May 21 Albuquerque . A it it a gov. David f. Cargo said saturday he will Call a special legislative session to consider school financing probably starting May 21. He said he hoped the session could be completed within about five Days. The governor had said previously he Felt he probably would comply with the recommendation of his emergency task Force fat a special legislative session be called late in May to con Sider Stopgap financing of schools. He did not qualify his remarks to a newsman saturday that a special session will be called however. Sgt mrs. Mcnatt mrs. Mcnatt will seek Post again mrs. James Muriel Mcnatt Otero county assessor has opened 1968 political activity on the county level by announcing today As a candidate for a election. Mrs Mcnatt who seeks nomination for her second term in the office in the coming democratic primary thus becomes the first aspirant for county office to make formal announcement of their plans in a statement accompanying her declaration of candidacy for re nomination mrs. M e n a 11 said a i am now serving As your elected county tax assessor and have faithfully carried out the duties of the office with honesty and strict impartiality during a term of much confusion and turmoil in tax matters a i believe the one who pays the Hill should be told the facts and i have tried to keep the people informed of th�1 things which concern you and your tax dollars. A i feel confident that i am qualified for the office or i could not and would not ask you for your vote a if you choose for me to serve you Lor i further term of office i shall conscientiously full fill the duties to the Best of inv knowledge and ability always remembering that i am working for the people of this county and sincerely appreciate your Confidence in me break seen possible in phone strike Washington a with a nationwide strike by 200,000 Telephone workers in its third Day the executive Board of the a f l a i o communications workers of America was summoned saturday to Washington for a sunday session on possible a new avenues of a the possibility of a breakthrough is greatly enhanced by a Bell system statement yesterday opening up new avenues to Union president Joseph a. Beirne said saturday in announcing the meeting. Beirne did no to say so but to apparently referred to a company offer to discuss a new three year contract rather than wages Only in the remaining 18 months of the curent Pac t. No company Union talks were in Progress and none was scheduled. The strike started thursday after the Union and company failed to agree on the wage Issue up for negotiation under a reopened clause. Automatic equipment and supervisory personnel kept service nearly Normal. The strike hit nationwide against Western electric whose employees make and install Telephone equipment and Bell system companies in 16 states. Contracts in 16 other states expire soon and workers so column 1, Page James Earl Ray Eric Galt suspect is no. 11 of to most wonted Center wins flying safety award again Holloman a an enviable record of 15,268 Accident free flying hours for tie past year has won the air Force missile development Center Al Hollo Man the air Force systems command flying safety award for the second year in a Row during the past year missile development Center Crews flew in 11 types of aircraft ranging from the supersonic f 41 Phan Tom to the 11 if helicopter. Since november 1961, enter pilots have logged 72,622 flying hours free of accidents in which Pilot error was listed As the casual Factor. The Center also received the third place systems command air operations management award the management award is Given Only to those sys so column i Mil Washington a it what May be the nations most intensive manhunt gained fresh pressure saturday when the Fri placed on its most wanted list a fugitive convict accused of murder in the assassination of or Martin Luther King it James Earl Ray. A 40-Vear-old habitual criminal is being hunted by police from Border to Border and beyond for the april 4 sniper slaying in Mem Phis tenn., of the negro civil rights Leader from Atlanta. The Fri always Lias limited its list of most wanted criminals to 10 names but saturday it lengthened this Roll of Dishonour to ii by adding Ray a White loner known also by the of Eric starve Galt and by six other aliases in addition to a state first degree murder War rant issued in Memphis. Ray i wanted on Federal charges of conspiracy to deny or King his civil rights and of flight to escape confinement i he lat ter traces to his april 1967 escape from Missouri prison at Jefferson City where he was starting his a eighth year on a 29 year sentence a Quot i armed Rob Bery As usual. I lie Fri is appealing to hi�1 Public for help m spotting it Man and As usual gives implied warning against and Effort by a Plain citizen to apprehend the criminal unaided the official language puts it tins Way should hot considered aimed and extremely dangerous anyone with information concerning this Luigi tiv a is requested to immediately Contact the nearest a a flip of the i1 i reportedly a native of Illinois i described As about 5 feet. 10 inches Tail weighing from 163 to 174 pounds ii�1 has Blue eyes and Brown hair usually worn Short forehead and tight Palm Bear Small scars. His nose is narrow and straight Teeth even and he Lias a noticeably protruding left ear the lobe of which he reportedly tug it at when nervous raids May precede new Allied push by Lewis m. Simons associated press writer Saigon a air Force b52s struck five times at enemy strongholds in the a Shau Valier saturday night and Early sunday in a possible prelude to a new Allied push in Northwestern South Vietnam. Elsewhere 59 Viet Cong died saturday in two Sharp clashes just outside Saigon . Headquarters reported no americans were reported killed and other Allied casualties were termed Light. Other ground action across the country was Light and scattered in far Southern South Vietnam. I s. Air Force jets started new fires in the u Minh Forest in a continuing Effort to Burn out Viet Cong base Camps and storage areas already ravaged by dry season blazes. Offshore the . Navy a rocket equipped medium Landing ship St Francis River kept up a barrage to hamper enemy movements out of the Forest the curtailed i s air War against North Vietnam again concentrated on Southern Panhandle Supply lines. The deepest penetration saturday was 163 Miles into the North two Miles South of the 19th parallel. In earlier b52 action the i s command reported four missions Over the a Shau Valley saturday and a fifth against an enemy grouping Point near Hue. The old capital seized by the enemy during their tet offensive but recovered by Allied forces do you Allen Tharp Alamogordo a most recent casualty of the Viet War was one of those rare persons who Are Able to express in words some of the emotions of the men fighting americans overseas Battles. A. Ftfe t it Orvices for a co Helut w to 4 expedition heading Home first parly on ground to reach pole since �?T09 starts trek Back ready for judges a mrs. Paul Randolph right music instructor from Las Cruces High school watches of two of her charges Sharon Peterson with violin or gtd Judy Snodgrass tune up for their performance for the a ides at saturday s �uuthw6t�,in District Vij Viiu festival held at Alamogordo High so tool approximately 1,000 music students from High schools in the soc Thwe get action of the state part i Patry a in the All Day events conducted under director of personnel of the has music deportment orchestras will play Here next Toff photo Chicago v the first Inen to reach the North pole by surface travel since 1909 started their return trip sat urday by air after spending almost a Day at the pole the expedition a of Amateur explorers led by Ralph in Lui ted a a it Paul. Minn insurance Man boarded a twin engine Otter air plane at 1 45 . St for the flight Back to Tanir base Camp at Ward Hunt Island Canada 474 Miles from the pole. Alter reaching the pole at 3 c8t Friday the men wanted for a l s air Force weather reconnaissance plane to a confirm they were at the exact Geo Gra Hilt North Hole they were gasoline powered vehicles carried the a explorers Over the Polar ice Cap four members of the six Man team covered the final 10 Miles to the pole said a spokesman for the Del. Organization a Chicago Public relations firm which acted As Contact for the expedition Plaisted reported via a radio connect lion with the associated la ass that the North pole Looker just like the huge ice Cap u e team traverses 1 o get Titera Ftp a strictly .1 geographic location tid Plaisted a and it s cold too tie Tom Pei a Ture i 23 degrees Tahoe it a the group second Tutlo input to reach tin pole led an in Success Lui 38-Day expedition last year the starting Point tin time was 200 Miles closer to the pole in late february the six men hew from Minneapolis to Ward Hunt Island in Canadas Northwestern territories where they established a Camp 15 Miles from the starting Point a it Commodore Peary a dogs led expedition to the pole in 1908 the group which react ted the pole included Plaisted. Walter ii Pederson 40. St i loud Minna mechanical Engineer Gerald r pit Al 34 an instructor at the University of Minnesota in St Paul and Jean Luc Bombardier 29, a Mon treat que technician the other members of the expedition Donald e Powellek 40, a St Paul electronics Engineer Ami it Rthur c Vul Der Eide 43, a Duluth pathologist were prevented from rejoining the surface party what n the support plane was grounded by in u weather Al Hull erg i e Iain i a Allen Fox and Ken Boles of Alamogordo Ami the debate division of a regional forensic tournament in Albuquerque saturday and won a trip to the National forensic league tournament a i St Paul Minn in june. Dallas Tel a head of the methodist Church and the evangelical United Brethren Church began a 14-Day conference this weekend to create a new 12 million member denomination the United methodist Church. A special ceremony tuesday will officially unite the two protestant bodies both participants in the 10 denomination consultation a Church Union. Carlsbad r seven cars of a Santa be railway Potash train derailed in Carlsbad saturday blocking East bound traffic on i s 62-180. Washington in a bids on a brackish water test site at Roswell will be called april 26, sen. Clinton p. Anderson u ., said saturday. He said the office of Saline water will open bid june 3, and award the contract june 27. Construction which is estimated to Cost s2.4j6.000, is to begin july 14. Washington v a Sens. Clinton p Nderson and Joseph m Montoya both in Mare a calling for additional soil conservation service funds for its t a i 1988. St Augustine Fla a chlorine Gas streamed from a ruptured tank at St. Augustine s City water Plant saturday spread through the air conditioning system of n nearby supermarket and a ent 131 person to a Hospital. Weather report 3 fait Windy with in afternoon and warmer today increasing Clouds and night and some showers partly Cloud and cooler monday High Low 38. I

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