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Albuquerque Tribune (Newspaper) - May 27, 1972, Albuquerque, New Mexico The Albuquerque Tribune local forecast partly Cloudy continued worm. High today 90. Lows tonight -16 Valley 52 Airport. Vol. No. 4 paid at Al Utji put . Mexico saturday May 27, 1972 m 24 pages in two sections Home edition Stock prices weekly Range Price ten cents 40c weekly. None wearing helmets say state police husband and wife from Cuba alb Man Are Vic urns bulletin a Waler flow Man identified by state Pom cd As John David Nichols died last night from injuries suffered when his motorcycle collided with a car about five Miles North of farming on. Sir. Nichols was the fourth person to die in memorial Day week end motorcycle accidents. By will Bedaniel Tribune staff writer motorcycle crashes took three lives in the Albuquerque area As the Long memorial Day week end opened killed were 1. Gilhert Licero 23, of 7601 Edith be whose motorcycle Ami a car collided at Isleta and Bridge so Early today As he was returning Home from a dance. 2. Ersinda Cuba who was pronounced Doad at presbyterian Hospital shortly before Midnight from injuries suffered i a crash near Cuba. 3. Kohyt Dafo husband of hrs Lovato who died at presbyterian Hospital from injuries suffered in the same Accident. Relatives a . And mrs. a Dirig us they often when their motorcycle won j but of con Jenl -. 5. Stale police reported that none of the three were wearing safety helmets i. Dead at the scene state policeman Randall Miller said Tuberq was pronounced dead at the scone car motorcycle Acci Dent. He said a car driven by an dres Dimas 47, of 8000 san Joaquin be turned into Tho Ipach erf Lucero s Cycle. Lucero died of internal in we crashes Page a-5 . Demos fear by Nikon this in member t by. Fred buckles Tribune be cola nut Santa be _ Republican president Richard m. Nixon is blowing a Chilly Breeze Down necks of. New Mexico demo politicians. chairmen to ice leaders slate democratic brass fear a. Nixon sweep of new Mexico nov. 7. Democratic county chairmen and other party.-. Politicos concede the Republican president will be difficult of beat. Privately Many democrats say their Fop presidential pros Ccu have Little Chance to topple Nixon they say Ala Bam a gov George Wallace is too right South Dakota sen. George Mcgoverri. Is too far left and Minnesota sen. Hubert Humphrey is a retread. Smashed huh Nixon smashed Humphrey by Voles in new Mexico in 1968 sen Mcgovern is inside the die in motorcycle crashes in alb area Black Day at the Brickyard for wins Bobby out Early Al finishes third in the indy 500 from press dispatches Mark Donohue of Media perm., today won the 56th Indianapolis 500 mile Auto race after battling surprising Jerry Grant head to head for the last 20 laps. Donohue started from the third Slot in the first Row with Bobby Unser and Peter Revson and was the Only one of the three to finish. Grant a virtual unknown at indy came up from 35th position in the fifth Row to Challenge for the indy Crown. Mondragon hurts spine in car crash with cow crash at indy Mike Mosley of Clermont ind., Roll s on track to put out flames of his soldering suit after his car smashed in Wall in Northeast turn at indy 500 today. Mosley who was leading the race at the time was hospitalized with 2nd and 3rd degree Burns. Early report said his condition was satisfactory. Tough Bobby Unser who came off the pole position with a blinding qualifying Speed of 195.9 Ruph was forced but of today s face by mechanical trouble pts a by after 30 laps of 500. Bobby had held the Lead All the Way. Brother Al Unser had better Luck. He was a contender. Amin shed in third place after Starling in the seventh Row. Won t Hack candidate demos say Washington calling Nixon Moscow Success adds glitter to already Bright re election chances staff writer delegates attending the 1 Mexico Young democrats convention Albuquerque today decided not to endorse a . Senate candidate. Thev delegates became embroiled in a Battle for a new state Young democrats presi in a Surprise move late to Day James Harrison a. Campaign worker for atty. Gen. . Senate his candidacy and. Endorsed Dan Martinez of Albuquerque for state president or. On the Jack Daniels . Senate Campaign staff. Formed Coal Tolm Martinez and or. Har Rison of Las Cruces had been opposing each other in Hopes o getting the Young democrats to endorse their respect Uve candidate but Early formed a coalition to defeat incumbent Young. Democrat president democratic p. A a me Young demos Pafe a-5 the Nasonal democratic presidential front runner now. Tie will Likely we part i new Mexico s 18 National Cohen delegates in the primary Jtb two weeks away. Democrats say gloomily 0. Nixon rip -m-e.goy. Era s Domeaux proposals to shreds of use theotra election Cam if ii the Noni put Paia have been us new Mexico a weekly size up by the Washington staff of the scrupps ii Oward new spa Peri Nixon s Success a t Moscow Summit by. Signing of first pact to limit nuclear weapons adds sparkle to his already Bright re chances. I Nixon a visits to Russia and China appear fulfil his pledge to open an Era of negotiation with the communist Powers arid enable him to rim As peace candidate this fall. Eight wingers May grumble object of the terms of arms believe their support Evon of More than offset by Nixon gains among moderates and independents. Nixon s Moscow successes also Blunt dovish criticism of his blockade and massive bombing of North Vietnam moves which seem to be Belpre. Ing Check vietnamese invasion of Vietnam. Republican c p a i g n strategists also Are buoyed by business pickup Stock Market Rise slowing inflation rate. If trends continue democrats figure to lose major Domestic issues. Meanwhile democrats Are in disarray. Predictions that a California primary Victory would carry sen. George to Brink of Victory in race for presidential nomination give Rise to Stop Mcgovern talk from other democratic hopefuls. Sen. Hubert ii. Humphrey Sharpens his lacks on the Lellish Mcgovern. Many to democratic pros fear that Mcgovern s nomination would doom their party to landslide defeat by Nixon. They la do their Best to Sec Mxon Moscow Page a-5 w. Vietnamese troops breath Korntum defences North vietnamese r o Ops fought throw High South Vietnam Ese Desense lines today and occupied file Northern Section of the Central Highlands Provin Cial capital of Kong univ other com inn 1st forces were reported close to the Airfield s o the beleaguered City to of Saigon. Government spokesman said South vietnamese troops killed at least communists in. Fighting around Abr item yesterday and today they reported government casualties at 32 dead and 84 wounded. Three regiments the government has the 45th and 53rd regiments committed to the defense of Kontian. Fiew reports said the North vietnamese breached the Rdv defences and occupied a military area which had been abandoned tee n. Vietnamese Page a-5 Bridge hit 20 Miles from China Saigon . Air Force. A major Viet Ziarn Ese. Railroad badge 20 Miles from the chinese the .. Com Mand said today. The american planes used one ton bombs guided electronically and dropped six of 11. Spans of the Long Glai Bridge 65 Miles Northeast of Hanoi spokesmen said. Humphrey probably will Stop off in my Santa be in sen. Hubert Humphrey probably will make a Short Courtesy Call to new Mexico before the june 6 presidential primary state coordinator Larry Tala said today Tala said it i be an Airport Stop in Albuquerque or Sahf a be. He said a con Firma Uoo is expected soon Santa feb w u. Gov. Kobe Rio Mondragon sustained spinal vertebrae damage this morning when a car in which he was Riding crashed into a cow on a Northern new Mexico Road. Or. Zigmund Kosicki at St. Vincent h b s p i t a 1 told Mondragon to had two squashed vertebrae in the dorsal or Middle Back area. The doctor prescribed m o d i c a t i of and asked Moj dragon to return monday for further examination. Checked into Hospital Mondragon had checked info the Hospital shortly after 10 . For a precautionary examination the Accident occurred about i . On . Hwy. 85, five Miles South of tres Piedras. Mondragon said he and his wife Belle who apparently escaped injury were in his personal car driven by an on duty state police officer when they came upon a group of 12 to 15 cows on the Roadway. Mondragon said the car struck one of the cows. Truck hit cow he said that while he was inspecting damage to his car a pickup truck approached and struck two cows injuring one of Udo men in the truck. The lieutenant governor estimated damage to his car at about Mondragon who declined to identify the stale police officer driving the car said the officer was assigned to him As acting governor since gov. Bruce King was out of state at Indianapolis for today s Indianapolis 500 Aulo race. Also Mondragon also had been out of state. He said the a Sce Mondragon Page a a pole Sitter Bobby Unser of Albuquerque dropped out in the Mth Lap with a broken distributor Rotor. He had led the race since the Start. Bobby said everything was going Fine then it just he was the fourth Man forced out of the race. Al winds up third Bobby s brother Al the de fending indy Champion who aiming tor a third straight 500 title finished third. Al Unser s race to third place almost As dramatic As the Battle Grant As he Dame up from 21st position in he 7lh Row. Joe Leonard of san Jose finished fourth and 1969 Champ ions Mai to Andretti of Nazar eth pa., finished fifth. Al s comment when asked what he would do differently if he could run the race Over again Al said i d try to get the race car to work behind Andretti also unofficially were Sammy sessions sixth Rookie Sam Posey seventh Veteran Lloyd Huby eighth Rookie Mike Hiss ninth and Rookie Jimmy Caruthers nah. Thirty one of the 33 starters everyone faster than any car that Ever ran before at the Indianapolis motor Speedway hit the starting line in a dragged Sec indy Page a4 Tribune Index the Tribune s legislative choices turn to Page a-4. Ann landers.b-4 bookshelf.a-4 churches.a-5 comics Bio crossword puzzle.a-2 editorial .a-4 editor s letter a-4 markets.a-12 sports Heaters .b-2-3 to Page a la on Kirtland of base electric Fence kills Rio Grande student 16 by Urith Lucas staff writer a 16-year-old Rio Grande High school Star wrestler was. Killed Early today when he touched a Kirtland of base Fence charged with volts of electricity. Dead is Steven Rivera son or. And mrs. Jeronimo Rivera 1913 Barcelona so. The Accident occurred at . A companion with Young Rivera Leroy Apodaca 16, son of or. And mrs. Telesfor Apodaea 211 Val verde place so did not touch the Fence a Kirland spokesman said. The base reported the elec Trie Fence is to an area difficult to reach and Uttieri Are lighted see electric Fence a-5 ser Lutera

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