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Albuquerque Journal (Newspaper) - July 13, 1974, Albuquerque, New Mexico I or m rather Albuquerque . Tew thunderstorms High Low 00s lows Iii 60s i. Tails on b 3 mrs a \ ear no. I 9 f Good morning and the Rains came and came and came hour of i of it a j _ it saturday morning july 13, 1971 Prim daily i or sunday 2tr a it it i Ehrlichman convicted Wmk other i s c rinsed on to Bande Lier after the crash tags adult returned to the a crash site to hip with the injured children there were 36children and five adults Iii the bus that crashed and a Quot children on the two buses Ford asks support of a new federalism chief Fisher said Rescue efforts were successful because of the Large number of men on jute fridas be cause of the visit of vice president Gerald Ford Quot we were fortunate in that respect since we were Able to dispatch most of the Force to Aid the injured Quot he said Fisher said la children and the bus Driver. Hon Facto Sal were Hospital ired at the i of Alamos medical Center four children were treated and released in Albuquerque and another child was hospitalized inst Vincent in Santa be i he police chief said it took rescuers More than two hours to free mrs i re Al lion a from the wreckage she was dead at the scene Sau it appeared the bus Driver w aware he could not Man Euver the vehicle on the curving Iliad and had attempted to ram the bus several times into the embankment on the Side of the Road he also said the Driver had struck several Large null Dors in an attempt to slow the bus to fore it ran off the Road and Down the slope he said the vehicle an upright position my Quot slowed Down in its just Ama Albuquerque Airport Security guard Ruben Garcia carries Diane Torres. La from plane a it was really scary. The bus Driver could t Stop a terrified children describe wreck 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 Aix recce at Ion dept of Albuquerque drove to los Alamos Atter word was received of the crash the City supervises the cite summer Park program Martin Valdez superintendent of recreation talked with 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 tile Side of the Mountain continued on a by Janelle Stamper and Carol Cohea Quot my first thought was rust to Start getting the kids said recreation Lead e r k a r e n a and e r s o n. I Quot. A s s h described the frightening moments when she and 40 other persons were involved in the Dis Alamos bus crash Quot everyone was thrown toward the front of the bus and several of the kids were pinned under seats which had ripped Loose and were All Over we were All slipping and falling Between the seats Quot she said miss Anderson was one of the four chaperone accompanying the child Ren on the charter bus ride to the ban Del it National Monument near i of Alamos miss Anderson who is serving her first year As a Leader at 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 j our Mil Index 0 % judge Robin resign position. Page a-2. # by Riding a it fan. Page a-5. F inmate continue to hold homage. Page a-8. Around new mexico.a-16 la is gird c-8-d-12 Cora led Dij Dally record a m editorial a4 financial. C-a-8 movie a la in obituaries i 4 religion a-7 today s Calendar. A-15 to log. Previews. A-15 weather table. B-3 woman a world. B u kids ranging in age from 6 to 12. Could t 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 miss Anderson said i just wanted to get those kids out of there in Case the bus she said miss Anderson who was sitting near the Middle of the bus when the Accident occurred guessed that almost All of the 3o 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 14t� eighth new and her Brown eyes wide open with fear told most of the Story Quot i thought we did no to 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 a waiting car Quot it was really the child said As the tears welled up in her eyes. Quot the bus Driver Stop and then continued on a-8 by Robert v. Beier of the journal staff Santa few vice president Gerald Ford asked the nations lieutenant governors Here Friday to support president Nixon a new federalism program to move some Power from Washington Back to the states speaking to a session of the 13th annual lieutenant governors conference. Ford sounded a pleasant note for 31 of the states no 2 men when he said Quot no country As diverse As the United states can be effectively governed with a rigid sameness of categorical standards imposed from the nations no. 2 Man Drew applause when he added that Quot America must never be reduced to 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 at the conference Here the Rapperly dressed Ford said a president Nixon will Shorm unveil a new attack on inflation which will include neither a tax increase or decrease he labelled inflation the nation s greatest problem Quot but did t give any More details noting he preempt the Sta Temei will be making -ii.-? id not want to the president a emphasized the importance of nuclear Power in helping to solve the Energy crisis Anc Aid Lase and it her atomic Energy commission installations Are doing a Quot great Job in developing nuclear Energy which Quot most certainly can produce added electrical supplies on his arrival in Albuquerque Friday morning. Ford said the preponderance of the House judiciary committee s 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 s itch intern to killed 16 injured Outing ends in tragedy jury finds 3 others also guilty by Art Bouffard and Susanne Burks of the journal staff los Alamos a charter bus carrying a Load of Albuquerque youngsters on a summer Outing ran off a Mountain Road Friday and thundered Down a Quot moot slope killing an adult Chaperon and injuring i Quot others 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 Miff Robert k Fisher of a s Alamos said the bus chartered from the Sanchez charter coaches of Albuquerque ran Oft no 4 about five Miles Northwest of this scientific Community a 11 40 Fisher said that by the time Rescue units arrived at the scene most of the children were Nick on the Highway by that three persons including the Fatai victim were still trapped in the bus particular area is deceptively treacherous particularly for a Large Fisher said he speculated hat there was a Brake failure i he bus along with another bus filled with children which was driving ahead was Enro Ute to a ride Lier National Monument or. A Field trip that is routine fur the Wells Park Community centers summer program for child Ren 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 Al 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 Ehrich Man s conviction will Hurt president Nixon a Effort to stave off impeachment but Nixon s top lawyer said it would not Quot the fact that someone so close to the president was convicted in a watergate related matter which is John Ehrlichman Federal conviction the subject of our inquiry is going to be Adverse As far As the presidents welfare is concerned Quot rep Robert Mcclory r ill. 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 $40,000 Fine the charges grew out of a burglary conducted by the White House Quot plumbers Quot unit on sept 3, 19"i, into fiend mgr a Beverly Hills Cal office the break a was intended to obtain psychological information on Elsberg. Continued on a-14

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