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Atchison Sunday Globe (Newspaper) - June 27, 1976, Atchison, Kansas Rounding up key delegates by the associated press Ronald Reagan campaigned on saturday in Montana and Idaho for More Republican convention delegates while president Ford moved Over the 1,000-Delegate Mark with support from Minnesota republicans. Reagan picked up four Idaho delegates chosen saturday and was expected to do Well in Montana and new Mexico where a total of 41 delegates were being selected this weekend. Ford has a total of 1,001 delegates according to the associated press tally. That a 129 Short of the number needed to win the gop presidential nomination with Only 139 delegates yet to be chosen. Reagan has 933 delegates and there Are 184 uncommitted delegates. Ford had passed the 1,000 Mark a week ago but his total dropped below the 1,000 when some delegates previously numbered among his supporters declared themselves uncommitted. In Montana where bitter disputes have developed Between Ford and Reagan factions Over How they would Divide the delegation 20 delegates were at stake. And 21 delegates were being chosen in new Mexico with Reagan expected to get most or of them. Reagan won four at Large delegates chosen saturday in Idaho giving him 17 of that states 21 delegates. The other four support Ford. Ford won but one of the 18 at Large delegates chosen Early saturday at Minnesota a state cop convention. Reagan addressed the Montana convention at Helena on saturday and then flew to Moscow Idaho. Ford flew from Washington to puerto Rico on saturday for a six nation conference on global economic problems. First lady Betty Ford stood in for him at the Minnesota convention and Interior Secretary Thomas Kleppe was to represent him in Montana Reagan held a series of private meetings Friday night at the Montana convention As he campaigned in Hopes of winning the state s entire delegation. Quot that s the name of the game Quot Reagan said on his arrival at the Helena Airport when asked if he wanted 20 delegates. Told that Montana gof chairman Florence Haegen wanted the state s delegation split at 13 for Reagan and 7 for Ford Reagan replied Quot i done to think there is any need for any divisiveness a a the split proposed by mrs Haegen and Ford backers was in line with the results of Montana s june i nonbinding presidential preference primary which went 65 per cent for Reagan and 35 per cent for Ford. Had Reagan forces known at primary time that mrs Haegen planned to recommend an apportioned vote they would have beefed up their Campaign in Montana said John Sears Reagan a National Campaign manager. Ford supporters in Montana claimed the state party could be torn apart unless delegates Are apportioned to both Ford and Reagan supporters of the former California governor made the same comments in Minnesota when Fords campaigners got the convention to adopt a Rule that guaranteed Ford almost of the delegates there democratic front Uit. Or continued on Page 11 Atchison Atchison Kansas per copy sunday june 27, 1976 sunday Globe 30 pages ninety ninth year 30207 overheard a poor listener has one thing going for him a he does t hear the bad news. Spectacular fire destroys former Lux a co. Building cause loss not yet determined pending probe by officials by Mickey Parman a spectacular Blaze swept through the former Lux a co. Building Between tenth and eleventh streets on commercial late Friday night destroying the three Story Brick Structure. Firemen who arrived on the scene at to 30 to find flames already roaring out of control were still pouring water on soldering remains at noon yesterday As fire chief de maycroft surmised at least two units would be on duty throughout the rest of the Day. Damage estimate a probe of the fires origination and reasons for its rapid spread will have to wait the chief said until he has been Able to talk with the buildings owner Fred Messina 1040 Santa be Street and conduct various investigations. Drawn quickly by flames shooting High above the building hordes of people walked and drove to both commercial and main streets. The Back of the building faces on the Globe parking lot and it was from this Angle that the solid Core of fire inside the building and shooting flames from the roof could be most easily seen. Bicentennial schedule a a Tiv of events Walt sunday july 4-ll am-9 pm. Women slow pitch softball tournament Wilburn memorial Field 2 . A 9 . Women slow pitch softball tournament Millard Allen memorial Field monday july 5-10 . -12 noon Independence Park Community Bicentennial band concert presentation of colors pageant of the Lewis a Clark Landing at Atchison picnic dinner with prize awarded to nicest picnic Basket monday. July 5-9 am. A 4 pm. Women slow pitch softball tournament finals Walt Wilburn memorial Field Amelia Earhart Field 7 00 . Atchison High school summer band concert 7 45 . Almost anything goes contest 8 30 . Games for kids 9 15 . Bellevue country club fireworks display 9 30 . Atchison merchants fireworks display tuesday saturday july 13 17 20409 Block main Midland Empire shows Bicentennial carnival la rides and 34 Concession stands thursday. July 22 7 . -500 Block of mall Beard growing contest a Bicentennial costume contest judging auctioning of the number i Atchison county historical society Bicentennial plaque Flag pageant presented by tile 1st Missouri volunteers Community Bicentennial band Friday july 23-4 . A a . Preview showing of 19th Century Atchison Homes photographic display by Ted Peltzer Muchnic gallery 8 30 . International Forest of Friendship dedication banquet Benedictine College North Campus cafeteria saturday. July 24-8 . Continental breakfast for International 99�?Ts and Zont ians Jerry a ii 500 Block of mall 8 30 . Presentation of american Flag to mayor Laurie by the Atchison Zonta gub in commemoration of Amelia Earhart Flag will be flown from flagpole in 500 Block la . International Forest of Friendship dedication a War Nock Lake saturday. July24-i .-5p.m. 19th Century Atchison Homes photographic display by Ted Peltzer open to Public Muchnic gallery Ford in puerto Rico for economic Parley a pall of smoke drifted Northwest from the Blaze blanketing whole blocks at a time and blotting out Bright stars in the Clear sky. Fortunately Only a Light Breeze was blowing at the time but it was sufficient to keep commercial Santa be and Kansas Avenue from Midway in the 1000 Block to the Middle of the Hoo Block jittery about falling Sparks. Yesterday morning Yards cars porches gardens and quickly accepted by the chief that truck was stationed in the 1000 Block on Kansas Avenue to watch for Sparks on roofs of Homes in the area. A i really appreciated their help a a weary fire chief said yesterday morning Quot because we needed our equipment at the the chief was contacted As he left his night fire fighting to get some breakfast about 9 30 . He said damage estimates would involve the building owned by Messina the storage Section used by unit rail Anchor another floor used for roofs were layered with ashes storage of paper bags by Lin j Grain and a portion of the at the height of Friday nights fiery destruction of the former Lux a co. Building this picture was made from the Globe parking lot in Back of the Structure. Flames were leaping High above the three Story building and roaring from the Eastern Side probably accounting for the fact that the Blaze was originally reported to be at the . Russell lumber co. Debris was carried three blocks or More from the site and the building was a total lo6s.--Globe photo by Mickey Parman. Another fire photo appears on Page 3. Beirut suffers worst Battle and debris ranging from a Fine consistency to pieces As big As a meat Platter. Chief maycroft was at a loss to explain the sudden fury of the floor used by Bell Telephone Back ground southwestern co. Messina said during the fire fire. He said firemen received that he had rented another floor Ute alarm shortly before t0 30. New Tenan yet the first Call come from8 put anything in the building Young Man working at the a Pye a he Vind no lib a we re having quite a time continued on Page la m0-Kan area weather Keimig garage just East of the burning building. Apparently indicating the Blaze originated in the Back of the Structure firemen were told by the caller that he had seen a Quot Ball of fire and thought the . Russell lumber co. At the Corner of tenth and main was burning. The chief said As the first truck hit ninth Street the firemen radioed Back to the station that they could see the Blaze and to Send More equipment. Chief maycroft at Home heard the sirens and tuned in his radio just in time to hear a fireman say Quot its shooting above the roof you d temperature readings better Call the of the department was is Quot e called to the scene including firemen off duty and equipment was in use. Quot but there was no Chance of saving anything a chief maycroft said. A your Only objective was to put it out and be sure the Sparks did no to ignite something after an offer of help from the Shannon fire department was sunny and warm today and monday. Kansas sunny and warm today and monday Clear tonight High today and monday mid 80s North to Low 90s South Low tonight mainly in 60s Missouri Chance for thundershowers most of state today continuing in Southeast tonight. Highs today in upper 80s. Lows tonight in 60s monday partly Cloudy with High around 90 Southeast and in 80s elsewhere. 88 87 8 pm. 84 Low 58 temperatures a year ago today High 88, Low 68 River stages Omaha 8.6 up 2 Nebraska 9 5 up .1 Rulo 10.6 unchanged St Joe la 2 unchanged Atchison 14.55 Down 05 Aaron Adams . Adams in race for sheriff Aaron l. Adams 40, has filed As a Republican candidate for the office of sheriff of Atchison county. Born Jan. 5,1936, in Atchison he is the son of mrs. Lucille Bryan of the Atchison medic Lodge. Adams attended Atchison Public schools before enlisting in the Navy in May 1954. During his 22-year career in the Navy he served aboard four ships the uss Phillip dde-498. Uss iwo Jima Lph-2, uss Eldorado agc-11 and the uss Sperry As continued on Page la Beirut Lebanon a righting Christian militias and palestinian guerrillas fought savagely Over the Southeastern fringe of Beirut on saturday the fifth Day of the biggest Battle of the civil War. An overnight missile Duel set dozens of apartment buildings afire elsewhere in the City. A rightist radio report said Quot casualties Are High and the palestinian refugee Camps of Tai Zlatar and Isrel Basha were a under a thick pall of Black smoke from raging a leftist radio report said at least 50 Christian fighters were killed and 135 wounded in a morning attack on the Camps where about 25,000 palestinians live surrounded by Christian controlled territory trails of fire across the sky from the shelling contrasted with Beirut a near total blackout. The City has been without electricity water telephones or Telegraph communications for three Days. Radio reports monitored in Nicosia Cyprus told of a an acute shortage of bread in Beirut and reported urgent appeals from both sides for outside Arab intervention to end the bloodshed a the tragedy stems from the fact there is no Force capable of enforcing an agreement a declared Pierre Gemayel of the rightist phalanges party which Fields the largest Christian Force. The commander of the breakaway moslem Quot lebanese Arab army called on the new Arab peace Force to Stop the attacks on the Camps. The guerrillas said they repulsed an attack by an estimated 6,000 Christian militiamen and 130 tanks and armoured cars trying to overrun the palestinian Camps a spokesman said the assault lasting 14 hours involved some of the a ugliest hand to hand combat of the Long War which has taken 28,500 lives by conservative estimates the spokesman said a bodies of guerrillas and right wingers Lay Side by Side on slopes of both Hilltop Camps a which control Beirut a Eastern approaches to the Christian heartland. Warring sides estimated at least 600 combatants and civilians had been killed so far in the refugee Camp Battle. Christians said they opened an artillery barrage setting the stage for a new offensive. A capture of the Camps proved harder than anticipated a admitted a spokesman for Camille Chamouni a National Liberal party militia a the guerrillas turned both areas into forts Complete with an underground san Juan or a president Ford said saturday he Hopes the seven nation economic Summit conference opening Here sunday a will give a new impetus to the growth of our worldwide Economy and improve International Ford also warned against outside intervention in the affairs of puerto Rico following a Promise of demonstrations by pro Independence groups aides said he was clearly referring to Cuba although he did not name it. Ford said interference in the a freely determined relations Between the United states and puerto Rico a will be an unfriendly act which will be resisted by appropriate Ford read his statement after being welcomed by an Honor guard a 21-gun Salute and the playing of anthems at san Juan International Airport he was the first Summit participant to arrive. The leaders of Britain Japan Italy and West Germany were scheduled to arrive later saturday. Prime minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau of Canada had planned to come saturday but delayed his trip until sunday to Deal with the air traffic control dispute that has closed most Canadian airports for a week. President Valery Giscard Deestaing of France also is to arrive sunday shortly before continued on Page la Lacey to head Aba attorney Phil Lacey of of Keefe. Ball of Keefe and Lacey 503 commercial Street was elected president of the Atchison bar association during a luncheon meeting at Bellevue country club Friday. He succeeds William j. Brady. Chai is Tuley of the May and Tuley firm was named As vice plan colourful Salute to Flag a Salute to the Flag of the United states of America will take place at Independence Park on monday morning july 5, immediately following the Lewis and Clark Landing pageant. This will be the finale of the Bicentennial program sponsored by the Atchison county historical society. There will be a display of massed colors of uniformed boy scout explorers and cub troops the girl scouts including cadets and brownies and other youth groups. In the adult Section will be the color guard from the National guard the american legion the legion auxiliary the veterans of foreign wars and their auxiliary and others. A group dressed in Continental army uniforms will display the first official Flag of the United states it is hoped that other fraternal patriotic and civic organizations having flags will participate including the daughters of the american revolution the salvation army both adult and youth groups the elks knights of Columbus Odd Fellows As Well As numerous school and Church groups in the City and county. It is the Hope of the committee that there will be hundreds of flags grouped on the stage. James search is in charge of this Section of the program and will appreciate receiving Calls from groups willing to take part in the Bicentennial Observance. He can be reached at the Atchison Myca or by calling 367-4948. Progress on the Lewis and Clark pageant is progressing nicely. Local men will portray members of the original expedition and will land at the boat ramp at the foot of Atchison Street and the Missouri River at 10 45 . Father Angelus Lingenfelser president of the historical society made a special trip to Kansas City last week to arrange for the rental of proper uniforms and costumes of that period for use in the pageant the women of the society Are making plans for their big Basket picnic dinner which will follow the pageant. There will be a Concession in the form of a a Chuck Wagon at the Park to serve snacks and soft drinks people Are requested to Wear continued on Page Llu Phil Lacey president and Robert Bednar of Duncan Senecal Bednar and Mears was elected As Secretary continued on Page la some people say it with Flowers or Candy. Now you can say it with words in a Happy and

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