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Benton Harbor News Palladium (Newspaper) - November 20, 1967, Benton Harbor, MichiganMichigan s biggest by for Reader and final edition Benton Harbor Mich. Monday november 20, 32 pages Loc weather forecast Cloudy Cool Wilh Chance of Light Snow. Tuesday occasional Snow. Temperatures headings from Sim. Noon to Mon. Noon 12 n. I p. M. Al p. In. 12 m. X a. M. 6 a. In. 0 a. In. 12 a. High at 2 p. M. Low 27, at k 3. M. Lation illion w u cd s pm t ,4 nation 4th to pass Milestone ranks behind China India soviet i i s. I population Toi s 200 million the . Population passed the 200 million Mark this morning according to the demographic counter at the com Merce department building in Washington. Figure is compiled adding i Inhui every us seconds and an immigrant every minute while a death every 17 seconds and an Emigrant. Every 23 a net change of an additional american every my seconds. Photo was produced by printing irom two negatives. Evaluating of Meraj tuesday round hits Wall Street ,7. R Niholas Lahr Sharp decline i Slock ily Jack Dkl left at business writer new Yoke a Stork Market prices fell sharply Early today in the first trading since devaluation of the British Pound Ami in lie its. Dis count rate. Trad was la Ivy. The Dow Jones average of industrials stocks slumped i Points in Iho first half dour. Opening of trading in Many is sues was delayed because of a Luud of orders. In Hie first surge of trading losses among individual stocks outnumbered gains by about 20 to 1. my expected thu slump had Licen expected in the Wake of devaluation of i lie Pound from s2.so to s2.-Io saturday and the increase in the discount official lend ing Rait of inc Federal Reserve per cent from 4 per cent sunday. When Britain devalued the Pound sell. Is id til Slock prices declined the next Day in heavy Selling at the opening of trading but recovered by the close. In lie last two weeks the mar Kel stemmed a Shic thai had been carrying in downward for six weeks. Strikes lower a Laird earnings the Vietnam War and uncertainty Over a tax increase were contributing fac tors to tie slide. Former Cooper Wells chief and civic Leader death stops Deer Hunt near Clare Cap Clare county sheriff James Darling said to Day a broken Auto ail pipe caused the death of two Mich Igan Bro hrs who wore Erronte to Hunt Deer Over the weekend. He said Howard a. Sturgis or. 45, of Walhalla and Vern Guirgis ii of Muskegon. Were found asphyxiated saturday in their car at the Side of a Road one mile North of Clare. The Brothers apparently slopped to sleep and left the cur motor running and Carbon Mon oxide seeped through a trunk. Or. . Pc apply a office closed from nov. 20 to dec. Years old. Are 175 million Whites j and 25 million nov bit mainly i negro. Million Are married and 11 million widows and widow ers. 120 million voters million Are old enough to vote i million in College and so million in other schools. Are million White Collar workers and 27 million Blue Collar workers. Million americans arc for eign born Are 125 million City dwellers. 33 million Home own ers and 123 million Church members. And contrary to some reports the Bureau said most Ameri cans Avn t under 25. The medi an Are older and half i 27.7 years. Gas threat makes City Ghostlike vol Ashovri Kmet Gencva dam Loci onto the pile of 01 Laili Oacle cats thai derailed near Newton Ala., sunday. Escaping chlorine Gas forced the _ evacuation of nearby residents. A monoxide piped into rooms at Plush Motel three killed sixty treated Akron. Ohio Carbon monoxide fumes killed three guests including a bridegroom luring the weekend at a Plush Motel. Sixty others needed hos Pital treatment. Everyone was having a Good time. Then people were gelling sick and having difficulty breathing and were Keeling said George Miller of Cleveland who attending a masonic dinner at the hotel sat urday night. Thirty two ambulances car ried the stricken to hospitals from the , 210-room Yankee Clipper inn near Here. Killed were Bruce plasma n. 22. Of Cleveland who was mar ried saturday afternoon Betty Ann Lii shop 50. A dance school owner and her sister Mary Bishop. 50, a registered nurse both of Ely in Ohio. Five persons including three j policemen and flagman s Bride were kept in hospitals through sunday night. I Ooi a faults Burner on a swim Ming Pool Heater caused a vent to clog and deadly odourless Carbon monoxide fumes wafted through the ventilating system of the inn Kirc chief Robert m. Wright of Boston Heights said. Doctors who took blood tests of persons brought to a Hospital confirmed that guests were i stricken Wilh Carbon monoxide poisoning Deputy sheriff Norman Smith i said he an-1 Liston Heights to i i lice chief Wallace hours found the cause of the Gas about 2 . Sunday some two hours after the first ambulances were called. Little response patrolman Walter Odom the first policeman to reach the inn. Said people were sick every where. We would get some people to come to i lie door Tell hem what wrong and they d turn Aroi Imi go Hack to bed. We were finding them unconscious everywhere. We started opening windows and putting wet rags on loan Plagman 21, said she fell to the floor of her room and blacked out just after hearing her husband say to Inie Journic. What s the the Yankee Clipper built at a Cost of s4.1 million opened in Illuv Call Kilter s for thanksgiving adv. Gas victim ambulance Crew my suburban Richfield twp. Removes a guest from the Carbon monoxide filled Yankee Clipper Motel North of Akron Ohio Early sunday. A Boston Heights fireman assists. A wire Holo freight train with deadly Poison derails Newton Ala. A Dan Ger of an explosion increased to Day after a water pump broke Down As weary firefighters tried to Cool a tank car of deadly chlorine which derailed on the outskirts of his evacuated South Alabama town. Officials put out an emergency Call for a replacement a map from Ozark nine mites away. Newton with a population of about . Was deserted except for stat3 patrol officers who cruised the town to guard against loosing. There have been no such incidents. Only a Tew firemen and res Cue workers remained at the scene of the train wreck where Small fires continued to threaten to set off the tank car con Taining Gallons of chlo Rine. The fires have burned since the derailment saturday night. There have been no serious in juries. Return briefly sonic resident who were hustled out of an area of several Square Miles were permitted to return briefly to their Homes from surrounding towns sunday night to grab clothing keep Sakes and pets which hey left behind in the hurried mass evacuation saturday night. Fire chief j. C. Belcher of Ozark said another pump would be brought to Newton where the immediate task is to keep the Tanker Cool so that it will not explode releasing its deadly fumes. A stale agent said four bus Londs of residents limited to one member of a household were permitted to return briefly to take out items necessary for a second night away from Home after the derailment of the 40 car train. Boxcars which caught fire after the derailment still burned and firemen were still extinguishing Brush fires along the Railroad right of Way about one mile from the Iveston business District. Tankers Burn Skrei Pate an Alabama department of Public safety agent said six tankers of am Monia were burning near tank ers loaded with propane and a i Anker of chlorine Gas. Lie said the outer Bull of the double walled chlorine Tanker was cracked the fires were being contained by civilian firefighters and units from nearby it. Ruck or. Pate said but added that flames continued to erupt occasionally throughout he rubble of the Seaboard coast line freight train. Ate said. They can t Low that thing because there s Gallons of chlorine in Serfi fists spa k Pate said Railroad workers might try to run a Spur track to the Tanker running in another Tanker to Transfer the Gas. They re going to have to Cra dle in to move it because there Are valves underneath sticking in the said sol. E. Ii. See Back Page Sec 1, col 7 Index to inside pages Section one l Ali Corials Page 2 twin cities ii women s Scalion pages Ann Landers Page 6 obituaries Page ii Section two area highlights Page 17 sports Png comics to Lla Ilio .1 age 27 28 weather forecast Page 28 classified ads Page

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