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Big Spring Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 21, 1968, Big Spring, Texas Big Spring daily herald40th year. No. 276 dial 263-7331 big Spring Texas 79720sunday april 21, 1968 40 pages. 5 sections Price 15 Banks raise rates credit Brake due to Hurt Home buyers Washington apr the housing Industry and the potential Home buyer apparently stand to suffer the most in the newest anti inflationary credit crackdown by the Federal Reserve Board. An Industry source said saturday the newest Brake on credit conceivably could Lead in time to another recession in housing and push already High interest rates on Home mortgages even higher. Financial crisis its very very discouraging a he said but added the Board appeared to have Little Choice in View of the refusal of Congress to approve higher taxes. Thursdays action by the Federal Reserve raising its discount rate from 5 to 5 5 per cent is More than a tightening of the credit reins. Ifs also a signal to Congress that the Board wants action to increase taxes and Cut spending. Quot if there had been fiscal restraint a one government source said of higher taxes and spending cuts a perhaps this have the White House said the move underscores the need for the surcharge while the Reserve Board chairman. William Mcchesney Martin jr., said the nation is now in its worst financial crisis since 1931. Inflation Check the question of higher taxes will be the major Issue before House leaders when they return to work on monday after an easter recess. One government analyst noted that the Federal Reserve has said time and time again that it would prefer higher taxes and spending cuts to tighter Money As a tool against inflation a but it Felt it could not go any longer without some additional response to the boards move was almost immediate As major Banks raised their prime interest rates from 6 to 6.5 per cent. This is the charge made by the Banks on Loans to their most creditworthy customers usually Large corporations. Freak plane crash grand Prairie. Tex. Apr an air plane being prepared for flight broke its moorings saturday while under full Power and crashed into another. Killing one Man and slightly injuring another. The plane which broke Loose was an f8 crusader. The crewman aboard Bobby e. South 39, of Grapevine was killed. The plane struck an a7 Corsair ii which was in another engine sunup shelter. The crewman aboard that Craft Charles i. Eledge 28, was treated for an ankle injury. His address w As listed As Rockville not in Standard Texas directories. The Accident occurred at the Ltd aerospace corp. Plant in this City Between fort Worth and Dallas. A company spokesman said the firms firemen and those of the Dallas naval air station put out a Small Blaze. Both planes suffered extensive dam age. _ reviewing the. Big Spring week. With Joe Pickle in if this Hasni to been a Busy weekend then it will do until one comes along. Friday night saw the youth achievement award banquet. Saturday saw the annual spelling Bee and main and final portion of the Region i a interscholastic league meet the District Parley of the desk amp Derrick clubs the knights Templar banquet and the aggie Muster. As for the youth achievement award this years w inner is Donald Crockett outstanding student Leader at big Spring High school. He has done just about everything and it takes that sort of record to win in such close Competition. Not Only is it a compliment to Young people to be nominated but it is a compliment to the Community to have so Many 50 nominated. A a the major Story of the week was news that Siboney a conglomerate corporation of Dallas with interests in Oil and Gas production Asphalt refining overhead projector manufacture etc., had acquired Cameo industries inc., of big Spring subject to stockholder approval. At $4.5 million it ranks As a major Deal. It is not due to affect the operations of Cameo Here. Politics Are at last getting As hot As a duelling pistol. Dolph Briscoe brought his Campaign for the democratic nomination for governor Here and we see the week Page 5-a, col. I in today s Herald aggie ceremonies Texas a amp a students and graduates observe their annual aggie a a Muster in big Spring. See Page 6-a. Amusement. Comics. Crossword Puzzle dear Abby. Editorials. Goren on Bridge Horoscope. 7-d 4-d 3-d 7 a to id gtd looking Mem Over megaphone. Sports. To schedule want ads. Weather map. Women news 4-b so i 2, 3, 4-b so 4, a 6. 7 b 4-a Sec. C county s most Able spellers grog Parnell left. Is the new Howard county spelling Champion Paul Talbot right is the runner up in this years county spelling Bee. In Tough contest Greg Parnell new spelling Champ grog Parnell Runnels Junior High school spelling Champ made a right decision on thursday. Greg a member of the Runnels band was Tom Between his wish to take part in the Howard county spelling Bee on saturday or to go to Odessa with the Runnels school band for Competition there on the same Day. He chose the spelling Bee. Now he is the Howard county 1968 spelling Champion and will represent this county at Lubbock May 4 in the regional spelling Bee against the county champions of 22 other West Texas counties. His championship saturday morning was hard won. Competitor tiny Paul Talbot who wore the colors of Park Hill school gave Greg a run for his Money. Dreg and Paul finally disposed of Able David Roberson Goliad a Champion late in the Bee but Young Paul Hung on and on. David was the defending county Champion having won the Honor in 1967. David fell out on the 17th go round when he failed to spell a a Council to the satisfaction of the three judges dreg and Paul continued their Wordy Duel for a dozen More rounds and Victory finally came to the Runnels Champion on the 27th round. Paul fell by the Wayside when he ran into the 139th word that mrs. 0. T. Brewster the pronounces selected. The word was last word to win his title Greg then spelled that word correctly and closed the match by dealing satisfactorily with neither Paul nor Greg Are amateurs in the Howard county spelling Bee. Greg had tried his hand at the business in classroom competitions several times in the past six years but this is the first year he had managed to make the championship line. Young Paul was Champion of St. Mary a episcopal school in 1966 and was runner up for the same school title in 1967. This year he nosed out Marianne Mclaughlin who was the 1967 St. Mary Schamp for the Crown at Park Hill. Grog is 14 and in the eighth Grade at Runnels Junior High school. He is the youngest son of or. And mrs. Shelby Parnell. 3203 Cornell. He has a brother and two Sisters who Are older than himself. His father is a rehabilitation supervisor at Hie big Spring state Hospital. Paul is the son of or. And mrs. M. Vav. Talbot or. The Talbot live at 1508 Dayton. He has three Sisters. Brother missed it was not a Happy Day or the Roberson family. David the Goliad Champion of this year and county Champion last year had High Hopes of a second try at the regional Crown. And his Young brother Mark was also in the championship line saturday from Marcy school. Mark had bad Luck and went out of the contest on the first word Given him. Seventeen rounds later David was eliminated. Mrs. Brewster said the Competition appeared Keener this year than in any of the three that she has served As pronounces she used 140 words out of the official list before the Crown was see spelling p. 6-a, c. 4 Telephone strike break possible Cloudy increasing cloudiness with moderate temperatures sunday sunday night and monday. Possible scattered showers late sunday. High today lower 79 slow sunday night 44 High monday Low 79�?Ts. Washington a with a nationwide strike by 200,000 Telephone workers in its third Day the executive Board of the a f ii o communications workers of America was summoned saturday to Washington for a sunday session on possible a new avenues of new avenues a the possibility of a breakthrough is greatly enhanced by a Bell system statement yesterday opening up new avenues to agreement a Union president Joseph a. Beime said saturday in announcing the meeting. Bernie did no to 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 current pact. Company no company Union talks were in Progress and none was scheduled. The strike started thursday alter the Union and company jetliner crashes with 129 aboard failed to agree on the wage Issue up for negotiation under a reopened clause. Nearly Normal automatic equipment and supervisory personnel kept service nearly Normal. The 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 contract. The Union demanded to per cent. The average installer makes $3.27 an hour and other Telephone workers average $2.79. Minor incidents of Cable cutting were reported but the Union disowned them and the company said repairs were quickly made. The company reported an increase in direct Long distance dealing. Few survive fiery wreck Pilot found Windhoek South West Africa apr a South african airways jetliner carrying 117 passengers and a Crew of 12 crashed and burned in rugged terrain after Takeoff saturday night. A Hospital spokesman said Only six survived. The South african press Anniv elation put the number of survivors at seven. Five of the survivors were reported injured some seriously. Reports from the scene said the Boeing 707 broke into four sections two of them flaming. Wreckage was spread Over a five mile an a sikh ked a South african press association correspondent who flew Over the area said he saw bodies Stretti on the ground. A was i left the scene i saw one passenger and an american named Thomas Taylor a the correspondent said. A the was merely shocked. Besides Taylor the survivors were said to include or. J. G. Van Der Wath chairman of the South african Wool Board and vice chairman of the International Wool secretariat Board j. Holliday the Copilot and r. Armstrong a flight officer. The Pilot a Apt. By Smith was found dead in the cockpit. Witnesses at Windhoek a j. G. Strip Dom Airport said the South african plane seemed to hop into the air before finally taking off at 9 . A local travel agent said he saw one of the planets port engines catch fire shortly after it left the ground. Most costly the crash was among the most costly in lives in aviation history. The record single plane disaster was on feb. 14. 1966, when a japanese jetliner plunged into Tokyo Bay killing All 133 aboard. Then came a shattering crash and the Airport crowd saw smoke and flames climb into the sky from the crash site about six Miles away. Rescue workers had difficulty getting through Road less Countryside to the wreckage. Fire engines were bogged Down and police land rovers made it to the scene first. A Call for More four wheel drive vehicles was sent out. Hail batters South Texas by the associated Presa Hail Laden thunderstorms battered a wide strip of South Texas saturday evening damaging crops and buildings and causing at least one death. Hail lashed Pearsall big by oot Floresville Stockdale and near Uvalde. A mexican National who took Refuge under a tin building on a ranch 18 Miles West of Pearsall was killed when High winds toppled the Structure. High winds and Hail ripped into the Small Community of big foot about 30 Miles Southwest of san Antonio. A guard at gov. John con Nallye a ranch near Floresville said heavy Hail stripped limbs from Trees. The sheriffs department in Bexar county said rain fell so hard near new braunfels that it was difficult to see to drive. Heavy rain lashed Uvalde. The weather Bureau reported 1.38 Inch in a two hour period. The sheriffs office in Uvalde said a four Inch rain was reported Southwest of town. The wild weather came in the Wake of a weather Bureau severe thunderstorm watch for portions of South Texas. Gentler Rains dampened a Large triangular Section bounded by fort Worth Temple and Lampasas. The weather Bureau said the most severe storm was near Gonzales 50 Miles East of san Antonio. Other Strong thunderstorms were reported in the Katy and Cleveland areas. Thunderhead supporting these storms were Between 40.-000 and 50.000 feet High the weather Bureau said. Photo by Donny void youth award Winner Donald by Crockett or. Receives his trophy and wrist watch in recognition of his selection As the Zale Herald youth achievement award Winner for 1968. Presenting the gifts Are William ale Dallas co founder and a vice president of s. Nominees lauded youth award to Donald Crockett Donald by Crockett or. Is the recipient of the Zale Herald youth achievement award for 1968. The big Spring High school senior was presented with a trophy and a wrist watch and received recognition from a Large crowd attending t h e award banquet at the Cosden country club Friday night. Announcement of the Honor climaxed a gala evening which included an inspirational talk by or. John l. Shirley a sales psychologist from Dallas who urged the Young people present to a build a Little 200 present More than 200 attended the affair the crowd including 48 of the 50 Young men and women nominated for the award their dates and their parents. Special guests were the nine judges who had Laboured to arrive at their decision and the mayors of big Spring Forsan and Coahoma. Each of the nominees received a transistor radio from Zalews plus a specially inscribed certificate. Others honoured along with Crockett two runners up were paid tribute Annale Fitzhugh and Gary Don Newsom both of big Spring. There were four others in a group of finalists Given special attention Carolyn by Ord of for san Beth Hayworth and Bobby Polk of big Spring and Vicki Wallin of Forsan. A the judges wished mightily that 50 awards could have been said r. W. Whip key who presided for the program. Tribute a Brief tribute to the Young adults leadership was paid by William Zale Dallas a Confounder and vice president of the Zale organization who cited them for exemplary attitudes and sound background for Good citizenship. Or. Shirley reminded the Young people that a a flock of opportunities will come your Way because you already Are achievers. There is no demand for mediocrity but much for High competence. A a done to give up what you have started a he continued. A hold your head up High. Think seriously Almut the exciting things ahead. There Are great horizons before Points to follow a study of 30.wk Case histories he told the group has see award p. 6 a a. 5 a most wanted list includes fugitive Ray Washington a what May i1 the nations most intensive manhunt gained fresh pressure saturday when the Fri placed on its most wanted Quot list a fugitive convict accused of murder in the assassination of or. Martin Luther King or. White loner James Carl Ray. A 40 year old habitual criminal is timing hunted tis police from Border to Border and beyond for the april 4 sniper slaying in Memphis Tenno the negro civil rights Leader from Atlanta the Fri always has limited its list of most wanted criminals to to names but saturday it lengthened this Roll of Dishonour toll by adding Ray a White loner known also by the name of Erie starve Galt and by six other aliases in addition to a state first degree murder warrant issued in Memphis Ray is wanted on Federal charges of conspiracy to deny or. King his civil rights and of flight to escape confinement. The latter traces to his april 1967 escape from Missouri prison at Jefferson City where be was starting his eighth year on a 20 year sentence for armed robbery. In announcing the unprecedented step of adding an Lith name to the a Rio most wanted list Fri director j. Bulgar Hoover announced it was done a to insure the widest possible dissemination of rays photograph and description to help effect his earliest possible dangerous As usual the Fri is appealing to the Public for help in spotting its Man and As usual gives implied warning against any Effort by a Plain citizen to apprehend the criminal unaided. The official language puts it this Way a Ray should be considered armed and extremely dangerous. Anyone with information concerning this fugitive is requested to immediately Contact the nearest office of the Fri the Telephone Numier of which May in found on the first Page of local Telephone directories a reportedly a native of Illinois Ray is described As about 5 feet to inches tall weighing from 163 to 174 pounds. He has Blue eyes and Brown hair usually worn Short. Forehead and right Palm Bear Small scars. His nose is narrow and straight Teeth even. And he has a noticeably protruding left ear the lobe of which he reportedly tugs at when nervous. Avid dancer by Way of further help in the search which the Fri de sex died saturday As a massive and intensive Ray is reported to speak in a a a Rural manner and in a million indicating limited education he is described As neat in dress and As an avid dancer with a taste for Vodka and Beer. Strat fortresses plaster buildup of reds near Hue Saigon a air Force Strat fortresses from Guam and Thailand battered a buildup of North vietnamese troops and weapons in the a Shau Valley and Southeast of Hue again saturday possibly softening up the enemy for a new Allied push. The . Command said the eight engine b52s flew four missions Over the Valley and a fifth against an enemy grouping Point near Hue the old Imperial capital seized by the North vietnamese and Viet Cong during the tet offensive but recovered by Allied forces. The attacks followed a 1968 record of he missions flown b riday by air Force Navy and Marine fighter bombers attacking enemy Supply lines and storage areas in North Vietnam a Southern Panhandle Pielow the 19th parallel. The Day before american warplanes flew 145 missions in the area. Attacks record the attacks were within the geographic Lions set by pres it Dent Johnson in his efforts to Start peace talks with Hanoi. Allied strategists report the a Shau Valley arid Hue Are still danger Points in South Vietnam a Northern Frontier area despite a lessening of enemy pressure there. The North vietnamese have been building up in the Valley since they overran the . Green Beret Camp there in March 1966. The allies say the buildup represents a threat to Hue 30 Miles to the East. North vietnamese and Viet. Cong troops occupied hues Citadel in january and it took the allies a month to drive them out. Possible push b52s have flown 30 missions Over the Valley since wednesday leading to speculation in Saigon that the attacks May be preliminary to a major Allied ground assault into the stronghold. A Shau Valley is about 40 Miles South of Khe Sanh near the Border of Laos. Some . Officials have said some of the North vietnamese who held the marines under siege at Khe Sanh for 77 Days this year May have moved Down into the Valley for a possible push on Hue. The c s. Command reported action North of a Shau below the demilitarized zone on the math Highway to Khe Sanh from the East. North vietnamese troops ambushed a 12-vehicle Allied Convoy in route to the combat base. Four marines were killed and two were wounded. By Eniy casualties were unknown. The Road was opened by . Army and South vietnamese troops in operation Pegasus Early this month planes escape the air strikes in North Vietnam a Southern Panhandle were concentrated on Bridges roads trucks and Supply Points. . Airmen reported Light ground file but said Thev had to Dodge several antiaircraft missiles in the coastal area Between Dong hoi and Imbu photo by Sam Blackburn

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