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Albuquerque Journal (Newspaper) - July 13, 1974, Albuquerque, New Mexico I ii pc i to incr Al i que Roll scattered thunderstorms flu a Low w to in 60s or fulls on b j 93r�l War no. I of 60 in ii of in Fiir Section. A Ding a amp a it la Multi relay morning. July 13. I 97 Good morning and the rams came and came and came a air hails 10c sum Lav 23e it it it i Ehrlichman convicted a hit Fisher said Rescue efforts it Ere successful because of the Large number of men on jut v fridas because of the visit of vice president Gerald Ford a we were fortunate in that respect since we were a be to dispatch most of the Force to Aid the injured Quot he said usher said la children and the bus Driver Bonefacio Sal were hospitalized a the Dis Alamos medical Center four children Wert treated and released in Albuquerque and another c hid was hospitalized in St Vincent in Santa be i he police c Hie said it t k k rescuers More than two hours to free mrs i re Jilin s 11% from the wreckage she was dead at the scene fish for said it appeared the bus Driver was aware he could not Maneu ver the vehicle on the curving Road and had attempted to ram the bus several times into the embankment on the Side of the Road h e a i s o said the Driver had struck several Large Boul Liers in an attempt to slow the bus to fore it ran Oft the Road and Down the slope he said the vehicle an upright Sis it Ion my a slowed Down in it s just Ama he said no one witnessed the crash but that an unidentified Driver Motorist arrived at the scene within minutes and told him there still was a lot of dust and debris in the air officials of the Parks and recce anon dept of Albuquerque drove to let a Alamos after word was received of the crash the City supervises the Cliv summer Park program Martin Valdez superintendent of recreation talked wit ii the injured bus Driver and said he was informed that the brakes tailed on the bus a the Driver tried to slow it Down by going along the Side of the Mountain continued on a journal photo by Terry Mccullough Albuquerque Airport Security guard Ruben Garcia carries Diane Torrez la from plane a it was really scary. The bus Driver Stop terrified children describe wreck by Janelle Stamper and Carol Cohea Quot my first thought was just to Start getting the kids out Quot said recreation Leader Karen Anderson i l As she described the frightening moments when she and 40 other persons were involved in the los Alamos bus crash Quot everyone was thrown toward t to front of the bus and several of the kids were pinned under seats which had rip xxi Loose and were All Over we were All slipping and falling Between the seats a she said miss Anderson was one of the four chaperone accompanying the do children to the charter bus ride to the Bandolier National Monument near los Alamos miss Anderson who us serving her first year is a Leader Al the Center was among the first seven bus occupants returned to Albuquerque Friday by Ross aviation Clad in a White tee shirt and Navy Blue shorts with a blood stained Bandage around a Gash in her right thigh miss Anderson said the Accident Hap daily journal Index judge Holm resigns position. Huge a-2. Bun Riding hag it Fang. Page a-5. Inmate continue to hold log Ageg. Page a-8. Around new Mexico a-16 obituaries d 14 c-8-d-12 religion a-7 com in d-1j sport c-l-5 daily record d-14 today Calendar Ais editorials a-4 to log previews Ais financial. C-6-8 weather table by movie Ahu woman s world bl2 kids. Ranging in age from 6 to 12, see what was coming and see it in time to become scared and fill the bus with frightened screams. Quot we were going around a curve and i think the brakes must have failed because we started going really fast. Then we hit the Cliff and the bus was knocked Back and landed on its Side. I t nod to get up but i just kept slipping miss Anderson said a i just wanted to get those kids out of there in Case the bus exploded Quot she said miss Anderson who was sitting near the Middle of the bus when the Accident occurred guessed that almost All of the 3b youths received some minor cuts and bruises and her guess was borne out As the children arriving at the Wells Park Community Center in buses from the Albuquerque International Airport poured out with scratched faces and legs and into the arms of their waiting and worried parents. Veronica Ronnie Martinez la flew into the arms of her waiting Mother mrs. Isidro Martinez of 1409 eighth new and her Brown eyes wide open with fear told most of the Story a i thought we did t have any brakes. We just started going Down this Canyon and then we All started crying and screaming Quot Ronnie said gingerly nursing an upper lip covered with blood mrs Martinez had two other children on the Outing to the band her National Monument Celina 12 and Margo 5, Boti on the first bus which was not involved in the Accident Diane Torrez la of 1033 Forrester new also injured in the Accident with a Cut forehead and bandaged leg was physically shaking As her Mother Priscilla bundled the child up into the family s waiting car. A a it was really scary Quot the child said As the tears welled up in her eyes. Quot the bus Driver Stop and then continued on a a by Robert v. Beier of the journal staff Santa few vice president Gerald Ford asked the nation s lieutenant governors heft Friday to support president Nixon a new federalism program to Molt some Power from Washington Back to the states speaking to a session of the 13th annual lieutenant governor s conference Ford sounded a pleasant note for 31 of the states no 2 men when he said a no country As diverse As the United states can be effectively governed with a rigid sameness of categorical standards imposed from the nation s no. 2 Man Drew applause when he added that Quot America must never be reduced to compute a need robots by a single Center of Friday was a Busy Day for the vice president who flew from Washington to Albuquerque changed planes for a flight to the los Alamos scientific Laboratory last for classified briefings and a Stop at the lieutenant governors conference for a speech. In answering questions a the conference Here the Dapper in dressed Ford said a president Nixon will Short unveil a new attack on inflation which will include neither a tax increase or decrease he labelled greatest Probien Imi Atio in but d More details noting he d preempt the statement will be making n the nation s in t give any id not want to the president a emphasized the importance of nuclear Power in helping to s. Ive the Energy crisis Anc said last and it her atomic Energy commission installations Are doing a Quot great Job a in developing nuclear Energy which a most certainly Quot can produce added electrical supplies on his arrival in Albuquerque Friday morning Ford said the preponderance of the House judiciary committees eight volumes of watergate evidence just As previous evidence Quot is in favor of the president and exonerates offence Quot him of any impeachable Ford also said again the pre Ponder continued on a-2 Harold Agnew left vice president Ford and reps. Manuel Lujan and Harold Runnels Laboratory chief greets visitors at los Alamos Airport in tragedy Chaperon killed of injured Ford asks support of a new federalism police said mrs Concha Trujillo 40, was killed when she was pinned in the wreckage mrs Trujillo s daughter Deidre also was on the bus but escaped uninjured police chief Robert k Fisher of let a Alamos said the bus chartered from the Lim he charter i laches of Dubuque que. Ran Oft no 4 about five Miles Northwest of this scientific Community at la 4 a in Fisher said that by the time Rescue units arrived at the scene most of the children Wert Back on the Highway but that three persons including the ital victim were still trapped in the bus i hat particular area is deceptively treacherous particular fora Large vehicle Fisher said he speculated that there was a Brake failure i he bus along with another bus filled with children which was driving ahead was Enro Ute to Bandel Lerna Tiona Monument on a Field a rip that is no tint for the Wells Park Cut Nam Uruth enter s summer program for Childre n no other by minuet on to Bandel let after the or How Roduit chaperone returned to the crash site to help with the injured children there were 36children and five and its in the bus that crashed and 67 in on the two buses jury finds 3 others also guilty ends Washington up president Nixon a former no. 2 aide. John d. Ehrlichman was convicted along with three others Friday for conspiring to violate the civil liberties of Daniel Ellsberg a psychiatrist by burglar izing his office in 1971. Ehrlichman who also faces trial in the watergate cover up Case was found guilty by a u s District court jury of violating the constitutional rights of psychiatrist Lewis Fielding one count of lying to the Fri and two counts of lying to a grand jury in May 1973. He was cleared of one count of lying to the grand jury. A jury of six men and six women deliberated slightly More than 3- hours before handing Down the verdict which Ehrlichman and the others immediately said they would Appeal. Also found guilty of violating Fieldings rights were convicted watergate burglars g Gordon Liddy Bernard l Barker and Eugenio Martinez the four defendants stood motionless and showed no emotion As the jury Foreman a Garner read the verdict. A senior Republican on the House judiciary committee said Ehrlich Man s conviction will Hurt president Nixon s Effort to stave off impeachment but Nixon Stop lawyer said it would not Quot the fact that someone so close to the president was convicted in a matter which is a John Ehrlichman Federal conviction the subject of our inquiry is going to be Adverse As far As the presidents welfare is concerned a rep Robert Mcclory rth told reporters. Ehrlichman 49, who was forced by watergate to resign his Job As Nixon s chief Domestic adviser in april 19"3, was the highest ranking former administration aide to be convicted in the scandal he faces a possible maximum penalty of 25 years in prison and a 540,000 Fine the charges grew out of a burglary conducted by the White House a plumbers Quot unit on sept 3, 1971, into Fieldings Beverly Hills Cali office the break a was intended to obtain psychological information on Usberg continued on a-14 Outing by Art Bouffard and Susanne Burks of the journal staff i Osai Amos a charter bus carrying a Load of Albuquerque youngsters on a summer Outing ran off a Mountain Road Friday and thundered Down a in lot slope1 killing an adult Chaperon and injuring 17 others

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