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Albert Lea Sunday Tribune (Newspaper) - January 8, 1967, Albert Lea, Minnesota First Book instalment advised Skelton was among those who counselled against the decision to bring the president to Dallas. Skelton wrote the presidents brother atty. Gen. Robert f. Kennedy that he would a feel better if the presidents itinerary did not include Skelton Felt so strongly about it that he flew to Washington and talked with democratic National chairman John Bailey and Jerry Bruno of the democratic National committee the Book says adding that Skelton a efforts came to a an enormous another warning the Book quotes House whip Hale Boggs of Louisiana As saying a emr. President you Are going into a hornets Kennedy replied a Well that always creates interesting he said the thought that a president of the United states could not go into any american City was totally unacceptable to him. Sen. Hubert h. Humphrey of Minnesota and ambassador Adlai e. Stevenson also harboured misgivings about the Dallas Stop for the president. A in Dallas itself there was genuine alarm a Manchester writes. A both newspapers ran j editorials calling for restraint. Police chief Jesse Curry publicly put Dallas on notice that his department would take a imme Diate action to Block any in it proper he Drew on every available the Book discloses that Kennedy a motorcade might never have passed the Texas Book depository building a where Lee Harvey Oswald was lurking a but for what the author Calls a a political those arranging the presidents program in Dallas once considered the woman a building As the site of the luncheon to be Given for him. Instead the Trade Mart was chosen and Kennedy a automobile passed beneath the windows of the Book building. A the decision was a political decision made by politicians a Manchester wrote. Oswald alone the Warren commission found that Oswald stationed in a sixth floor window of the Book building fired the shots that killed Kennedy and wounded Texas gov. John b. Connally. Its report says Oswald acted alone. Manchester evidently came to the same conclusion for he attempts to probe for Oswald a motive. He attributes it to the fact that Oswald was the a diametric opposite of Kennedy contrasting their respective records in the armed forces and writing that Kennedy was a fall powerful while Oswald was concluded on Page 2 Snow removal a in the process of enjoying Albert leads snowy weekend two youngsters blast into Snow Banks showing that their vehicles can $82 million Capitol building next 2 years St. Paul a ifs cold and blustery weather much of the time legislators Are in session. But the governor has to operate through the summer heat As Well As the Winter chill. Perhaps this was reflected in this weeks report of the legislative building commission which recommended air conditioning for the governors mansion but rejected the idea for the Capitol and the state office building. The commission recommended an $82 million construction and repair program for the next two years. Most of the thick report deals with Multi million Dollar buildings but tucked away in its pages Are hundreds of smaller items ranging from minor re-1 pairs to new elevators. Since 1957, requests for new j buildings have been channelled through a bipartisan commission of senators and representatives who screen the requests Between legislative sessions. The final program enacted by the legislature usually turns out close to the commissions recommendations. Sunday Tribune vol. Xviii a no. 6 Albert Lea Minnesota sunday january 8, 1967 22 pages 15 cents a lady has the answer Powell fight awaits Climax lbs Good subject by Robert m. Shaw Las vegas Nev. A a dynamite blast devastated a three Story Motel in this gambling resort saturday killing six persons and injuring eight. Demolition experts identified the explosive and said it was set off by someone who knew Little about dynamite. The bodies of six persons were found in the rubble after the 1 25 . Explosion in the orbit inn a 73-unit Motel four blocks from a Cluster of downtown casinos and two Miles from the famed Las vegas strip. Police said 30 rooms were occupied at the time and about 60 persons were in the Motel. The blast was on the third floor. Three bodies were found in one room two in another and one in a third. Detective it. Roy Carlisle said a a demolition team from nearby Nellis air Force base identified the explosive As dynamite. We done to know if it was in the form of a bomb or he said whoever set off the blast a went Way Over his head. He used to times the dynamite needed to kill someone else or Carlisle ruled out the possibility of an Accident. A to set off dynamite you need a primer a blasting Cap a he said. The dead were not immediately identified. The injured were identified As Lewis Palmer 60, and his wife Laura 66, Preston Idaho Steve Merich 70, and his wife Katilene 57, san Pedro Calif. James Mahon 24, and wife Bobbie 22, Las vegas and Charles Pearce 73, and wife Essie Bishop Calif. Most suffered cuts and bruises except Lewis Palmer who was admitted for surgery officers said. Deputy Coroner Harvey Schnitzer said a six occupants Are unaccounted for but we have we think six he said the bodies of those recovered so far Are extremely mangled. News capsules bus toll near Iocono projects Only salaries commissioner Duluth apr Joseph c. Priley a St. Louis county commissioner said in a letter Friday that the Arrowhead economic Opportunity Agency is benefiting its own employees but not the needy. Priley voiced his criticism in a letter addressed to the director of the St. Paul Bureau of the office of economic Opportunity. Priley said he calculated the monthly pay for seven employees of the Arrowhead Agency at approximately $3,300, and added a at the present time there do not appear to be any projects in Priley charged that one project director claimed expenses of $52.73 plus $500 salary for the month of december. B u t Priley said the project involved had been terminated in november a big sneeze reveals Bullet v Joliet 111. Apr cab Driver Nick Simotes 32, was on his Way to the police station Friday night to View a Man suspected of robbing him and shooting him in the head three months ago. Simotes blew his nose and out came the Bullet which had been lodged in his sinus since the shooting. Physicians had known the slug was there but it had not been removed. Simotes could not identify the Man. Nurse killed Rochester Minn. A Nancy a. Plank 20, a licensed practical nurse in Rochester was killed Friday when thrown 25 feet from her car As it crashed Headon with another about 14 Miles East of Rochester on icy . 14. Chicago apr Jack Ruby was buried Friday in a Snow swept cemetery amidst a group of family and friends. Ruby 55, died tuesday of a blood clot and cancer in Dallas Tex. Rabbi David Graubart conducting the funeral service termed Ruby a the Avenger of a martyred red guards erupt Tokyo apr dispatches from peking reported saturday a series of bloody clashes have erupted Between maoist red guards and masses of workers in banking. A japanese account said 54 persons have been killed 900 wounded and 6,000 arrested. Awaiting students a the new Brookside Junior High school will see its first students monday when Junior High students from Central Junior High school make the Long awaited move. First excavating at the school site was begun in May of 1965. Most of the Interior work is completed with few exceptions see Story Page 17

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