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Amarillo Sunday News Globe (Newspaper) - April 21, 1968, Amarillo, Texas Vol. 59. No. 24 Kight leased wires a up Reuters cons Amarillo Texas sunday april 21, 1968 a 84 pages fat sections Price 20c sucked in through store be St Camarillo sunday news Globe the sunday newspaper of the Golden spread chlorine Gas fells shoppers map wire photo Erie starve Galt sought in the slaying of or. Martin Luther King jr., is shown at right in picture released by the Fri wednesday with the eyes painted in by an artist. James Earl Ray a prison Escapee is shown in the other pictures. The Fri said saturday that Galt and Ray were the same Man. Ray is shown at left in a 1959 St. Louis police photo from left in a photo released by the Fri and dated i960. And second from right in a 1966 Missouri penitent Arv picture. Assassin suspects of to he i i 1 on Fri s top la Washington a what May be the nation s most intensive manhunt gained fresh pressure Satur Day when the Fri placed on its a most wanted list a fugitive convict accused of murder in the assassination of or. Martin Luther King or James Earl Ray. A 40 year old habitual criminal is being hunted by police from Border to Border and beyond for the april 4 sniper slaying in Memphis Tenn of tile negro civil from Atlanta the Fri limited its wanted names rights Leader always has list of most criminals to i 0 hut saturday i t lengthened tins Roll o f Dishonour toll by adding Ray. A White loner known also by the name of Erie starve Galt and by six other Alia is in addition to a state first degree murder warrant issued in Memphis Ray is see Assassin Page 2 hundreds witness dedication l10_?? of sprawling packing Plant Allied assault they All gathered at Friona by Jack Porter repro Rel editor Friona All roads led to Friona saturday. And people came by train and plane by the hundreds to witness the dedication of americans largest beef packing Plant. Location of the sprawling Missouri beef packers inc. Claut Here is expected to boost the local Economy enormously and lend impetus to an already burgeoning High Plains cattle feeder Packer Industry. Capable of processing 10,000 head of cattle per week the s31 -2 million Plant is the most productive single shift beef packing Plant in the and its output is excelled internationally Only by a Slaughter Plant in Argentina. Gene Frye of Rock port mo., president of map. Said 400.000 head of cattle will he processed the first year and a we will Start with 250 workers and As we get into fabricating and breaking Well need 350 people Frye other company executives and Many of the directors and stockholders from Missouri and Iowa came Here by a special Santa be train upon invitation of Santa fees president John s. Reed of Chicago. Recd and other top Santa be executives spent the Day in Friona before boarding the train at 4 30 . For their return trip to the mid West. About 200 persons came Here on the Spe Cial Cial train including t. M. Caizza Santa fees vice president of traffic George a Cox vice readmit of Industrial development Larry Cena. Assistant to the vice president of operations All i f Chicago and f. N. Stuppi of Amarillo general manager of the railroads Western lines. Two . Congressman Bob Price of Pampa and Missouri a 6th District Cong Bill Hull were in attendance As Well agriculture and Industry from throughout the Tri state area. About 5,000 persons turned out for saturdays program and the open House continues from i to 5 . Today. The Plant which encompasses see Friona on Page 2 vacant housing on Rise Saigon apr air Force b52s struck five times at enemy strongholds in the a Shau Valley saturday night and Early today 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 . Head quarters 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 . 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 s i rocket equipped medium Landing ship is. Francis River kept up a barrage to hamper enemy movements out of the Forest. The curtailed . Air War against North Vietnam again concentrated on Southern Panhandle Supply lines. The deepest penetration saturday was 168 Miles into the North see War on Page 2 to Hospital St. Augustine Fla. Apr chlorine Gas streamed from a ruptured tank at St. Augustine a City water Plant saturday spread through the air conditioning system of 2 nearby supermarket and sent i to persons to a Hospital. James Treese assistant administrator of Flagler memorial Hospital said 30 persons were admitted several in serious condition. No deaths were reported. Police and firemen asked residents of a six Square Block area to evacuate their mans inventions May be divided into two groups the expected and the unexpected. What were these unexpected inventions How have the changed Many a life Why were they not predicted an expert on life in the future notes that time and again apparently competent men have Laid Down the Law about what is technically pos sible or impossible and have been proved utterly wrong. These predictions he says were because of a failure of nerve Quot and a failure of this expert Arthur c. Clarke probes the problem of scientific prophecy in a fascinating and provocative three part series starting monday in the Amarillo daily news phone break strike near Washington a with a nationwide strike by 200,000 i Telephone workers in its third Jav the executive Board of the a f l c i o communications workers of America was summoned saturday to Washington for a sunday session on possible a new avenues of agreement a the Poss 1 b i i i t v of a breakthrough is greatly enhance the number has More than de by a Bell system statement doubled since 1963 when Only 5.5 Friday opening up new per cent or 2,253 City dwellings avenues to Union were unoccupied. The number president Joseph a. Beirne said today is estimated at 4,774. Saturday in announcing the these figures were revealed meeting by Anna c. Thomason of our staff the number of vacant housing units in Amarillo increased by 1,217 during the past year or from 8.1 per cent to 12 per cent of the total. Contract. The Union demanded to per cent. The average installer makes $3.27 an hour and other 2 Telephone workers average minor incidents of Cable Cut see phone on Page 2 Homes when the one tank burst at 4 55 . The Gas leaking was stopped 90 minutes later after firemen and a chemical Engineer. Wearing Gas masks dumped neutralizing chemicals into the tank police said. At the Hospital the emergency room and corridors were jammed with victims of the Gas coughing and vomiting. Nervous relatives and dozens of medical personnel called in As part of the Hospital disaster plan mixed together in the confusion. Among those stricken were 15 children some of whom became separated at Tho Hospital from their parents and remained for a time unidentified. One unidentified Man lying on a hallway Stretcher told a nurse a they were dropping like police said the ruptured tank contained 1,000 pounds of the Gas which was used in treatment of drinking water for this City of 15.000. The supermarket pantry Pride was jammed with week end shoppers when the noxious fumes were sucked inside. Manv of the customers ran outside to the parking lot. Firemen see Gas on Page 2 where to find it Paget amusements b-1h4 books 0-14 business d-3 classified. D-j-1j comic strips is crossword Puzzle d-5 editorials d-4 farm and ranch 12 gardens e-1-14 Oil and Gas d-2 outdoor by society cd sports b-1-4 television b-11-12 obituaries a weather map j by Robert r. Ashworth superintendent of the Amarillo Independent school District. Ashworth included the figures in a summary of building needs to be presented to the Hoard of a sent pact see housing on Page 2 Beirne did t say so but he apparently referred to a company offer to discuss a new three year contract rather than wages Only in the remaining 18 months of the eur Gene Frye president of Missouri beef packers top photo addresses a portion of several thousand persons who toured the firm s Friona Plant saturday. Also attending the dedicatory program were from left lower photo. John s. Reed of Chicago president of Santa be railway Frye or. Lovd a. Shackelford and and Hurst Friona Civie leaders. New York apr a former French intelligence official writing in life Magazine says a soviet defector has revealed the existence of a communist spy network rating within the French Guy rement up to president Charles de Gaulle s a closest most intimate the former official. Philippe Devosjoli said the russian known by the code name a a Martel a has blown a a the a covers of 200 Kab agents. Imy Ling Britain s notorious . A Kim Philby and an american army sergeant who killed himself a the Magazine reports. Other than one French nato officer however the de Saulle government has resist pressures to Root out the spy network says the article in the april 26th Issue. In an accompanying article in life John Barry of the London sunday times said de Gaulle did not act because be spies on Page 2 up 3 v. I 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. I he 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 in Many of those states refused to Cross picket lines. Western electric offered raises of 7.5 per cent Over the remaining 18 months of the Good morning the Sun hot shone Ever Amarillo 24 of ill Days in Imi. Today s forecast Calls for fair and mild weather through tonight. Winds will tie southwesterly 12-11 Mph with some us. Throughout the Day. Miss Amarillo for 1968 is miss Fth his Detten 18, a freshman at Amarillo College. Judges picked miss Detten from among 15 contestants saturday night at the Atascosa High school auditorium. The blonde haired Blue eyed Beauty the daughter of or. And mrs. Arthur Detten. Who live North of the City received a $500 scholarship a $250 wardrobe a wig and other prizes. First runner up in the contest was Geraldine Sayle. And the second runner up was Jan bolter

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