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Avalanche-Journal (Newspaper) - December 18, 1960, Lubbock, Texas Where children romped in Snow plane crash turns Brooklyn Street into ghastly ruins new York up Early this week children were playing in the Snow on Sterling place and seventh Avenue in Brooklyn the worst blizzard in 17 years closed the schools and the Chil Dren were making the most of it before Snow lows and Commer Cial traffic would turn its Snow whiteness into a Grimy Gray slush the Holiday lasted two Days Friday the streets were nearly deserted at am j most in school most of the neighbourhood child Dren were 5a school some of them had probably looked out of classroom windows and noted joyfully that it was snowing again at precisely thai moment there was a tremendous roaring explosion and the Winter wonderland of a few Days ago was transformed into a scene of flaming death and destruction a giant pcs Jet Airliner Crip pled after colliding in flight with a super Constellation Over Staten Island plummeted into the once fashionable Brownstone residential Section buildings were reduced to rub ble the methodist Church was gutted by fire apartment build Ings burst into flames and people ran screaming into the streets Friday night the area was reminiscent of bomb shattered London during the Blitz except for the Garish Glare of floodlights police and firemen Many hav ing worked continuously since the first alarm was sounded still searched the rubble of the s5 Mil lion Airliner for More victims by 4 am saturday the toll mounted to 135 dead and the search continued the apartments that Friday Many of them carried trays Coffee and sandwiches to the men probing the rubble of the plane spread Over a 40 to 50 Yard area and piled six to eight feet High in some places Yule gifts scattered morning saw children off to school off to work were windows open and husbands empty their shades venetian blinds and curtains flapped during the cold Long night All she former residents Tiad been removed some moved in with relatives some with friends most however were billeted in the Symn Ashim of a nearby Church Relief agencies help the red Cross salvation army and other Relief agencies supplied blankets and pillows and families among the grim reminders salvaged from the wreckage several mail bags some burned and torn open from Impact of the crash Christmas presents with their brightly trim med wrappings scorched placed in blankets for the office department dolls toys smashed burned and water soaked also were salvaged trucks and automobiles smashed and burned by the whirling Ball of fire that erupted from the crash were being hauled away by the sanitation department saturday the rubble of the plane and the vast amount of debris from sunday morning december 18 i960 a5 bedded Down on the hard highly shattered buildings remained polished floor j officials believe it will be weeks a red Cross Mobile unit was at before the ghastly evidence of the scene supplying Rescue work death will be completely re ers with hot Coffee sandwiches moved and cakes All night Long the but the terrifying memory other Relief agencies set up can teens in stores so that there was an eve ready Supply of hit drinks for the men with the dishearten forever will be a part of Brooklyn Trade Ottawa Canada ing task of finding More View prime minister Fidel castros e Tims tie temperature Sank to 27 degrees boy scouts were on hand and Gime will establish a permanent Trade Mission Here embassy reports cuban freshmen engineering of d d Harrington scholarships for engineering freshmen at Texas tech Are left to right George a Guthirie and John b Gibert or both of Lubbock Jerry l Bragg Tahoka Robert n Cato or Post and Douglas e Cozby of fort Worth tech training school gets endowment loaded piano London working bar tech freshmen get scholarships five Texas tech engineering freshmen have been awarded s300 Harrington scholarships or John r Bradford tech Engineer ing Dean has announced scholarships totalling 51500 Are awarded by d d Harrington of Amarillo each year to outstanding High school graduates who de sire to study engineering at Texas tech the awards Are made on the basis of Scholastic records character and financial need receiving the awards Are Douglas e Cozby son of or and mrs o e Cozby fort Worth John b Gibert or son of or and mrs John b Gibert 2s03 54th Brothers win second distinguished award Chattanooga Tenn Hose and Garrison Siskin who earned a Fortune salvaging junk and used it to Salvage people have received the presidents distinguished service award for the second time the philanthropists Are the Only individuals Ever to receive the award twice it is presented each year for the greatest National use Ful employment of handicapped americans St and George a Guthrie son of or and mrs 0 p Guthrie 3609 29th St both of Lubbock Jerry Lynn Bragg son of or and mrs Cody Bragg Tahoka and Robert n Cato or son of or and mrs Robert n Cato Post Kep placements Canberra Australia a the defense ministry said it has fort Worth Paul Industrial training school for negroes at Malakoff South of Athens Lias received a endowment fund from William Fleming fort Worth Oil Man i Fleming said the gift would be placed with the Baptist foundation of Texas for investment Andi that earnings would be paid quarterly to the school about 270 children receive train ing at the school on a piano in a Chatham found the following inside 3 Sailor j chosen French Mirage Iii Jet hats a soldiers Belt 4 Bee fighters Over american Lockheed Jasses 10 pennies and old As replacements for 30 aus and s bars of Candy Ralian air Force Avon sabres give a typewriter for Christmas 20 off on new Royal Smith Corona portables slightly used current Model office royals 20 o off self service shoes 3029 34th St reconditioned royals Remington with one year unconditional guarantee s1aqqo business machines 1106 main Royal distributor po39525 Bob below v but even v v v v prices 3 s s s w Jyh i go it a Evv s sife Awai x8 w p Leil w it jul m 18 11 m w a ism Sas is Fesi m m f t m Swiss ass h Irtz or buy no pay nex1 year some Sofii in factory Cartons retail value 4pc sectional j524995 2 lamps 1990 3 tables 2990 2 throw pillows 280 2 Thow rugs 395 1 smoke stand 395 1 pole lamp 995 in up 10 possible arrangements m plus 10lfas sugar free with each Purchase Over 51000 this Complete 15 pieces with 4 piece sectional or 2 piece suite just new in time for Christmas Yvon my Isi in carpet cites 509 Nylon 100 Dupont Nylon carpet City discount Price Reg d retail j carpet cites no pack Cotton s495 installed f 2table lamps pole lamp 3matghins 51 i pillows is is i i 10lb bag Imperial sugar free 2throw rugs h i sunday pm Tii y Down 36 months to pay no payment to feb 611 n nights till pm

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