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Bluefield Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - April 21, 1968, Bluefield, West Virginia Quint1er. Of Iaeger named head Cage coach at Graham. Logan and Alleghany county of Covington win in relays. Sports. Vol. A Xxiii no. 112 Pai la Ririe Ruple weather postage paid at Blu Ofield. W. Va., and add l offices Bluefield w. Va., sunday morning april 21, 1968 mostly sunny and warm today highest in the upper 60s and 70s. Fair with temperatures about the same monday. 7 cents i e cents. A daily sunday a a. Myst t a six survive holocaust devastated town a the town Square of Greenwood Ark. Was swept away saturday As a killer Tornado hit Over 2,000 residents there. State police said 13 persons were killed and 270 injured. The Tornado followed a Spring storm. Residents now begin Long Trail of cleaning up the town. A wire photo 13 die in Arkansas killer Tornado leaves Trail of death damage Nixon views Aid Promise to . Poor proposals for immediate help said dishonest Minneapolis apr Richard m. Nixon said saturday he would rather lose the presidential election than Promise immediate and massive Aid programs to the poor in America and he called such promises a dishonest and a cruel he said not Only negroes but All ghetto dwellers in the nation have been misled. Answering a question at a news conference in Minneapolis Nixon said immediate crisis a what we Are talking about now is an immediate financial crisis. And for any candidate or any political Leader to come before the american people and Tell a group of the poor a group of people living in poor housing a group of people who want jobs that right now the Federal government is going to massively increase its spending program that a dishonest and its a j a Gell system statement yester South a african airways Jet crashes with 129 aboard Windhoek South West Afri-1 night. A Hospital spokesman ported injured some seriously Calt a it a a South african air i said Only six survived. Reports from the scene said ways jetliner earring 117 Pas the South african press Asso the Boeing 707 broke into four sengers and a Crew of 12 citation put the number of Surv crashed and burned in rugged terrain after Takeoff saturday Vors at seven. Five of the survivors were re sections two of them flaming. Wreckage was spread Over a five mile area. Phone walkout in third Day Union execs called to capital Washington a with a nationwide 6trike by 200,000 by offer to discuss a new three year contract rather than Quot. A Viii j wages Only in the remaining 18 Telephone workers m its thud Man us a rur vent act Day the executive Board of the a f la i o communications workers of America was summoned saturday to Washington for a sunday session on possible a new avenues of a the possibility of a breakthrough is greatly enhanced by months of the current pact. 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. A South african press Asso i citation correspondent who flew i Over the area said he saw Bod ies strewn 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 i merely shocked. Other survivors besides Taylor the survivor were said to include or. J g. 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 capt. E. 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 16 states. Contracts in 6 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 con. Tract. The Union demanded 10 j ant Savici he saw one of th<5 . Cent plane s port engines catch fir the average installer makes shortly after it left the ground. $3.27 an hour and other Tele-1 in crash was among the phone workers average $2.79. Nost costly in lives in aviation minor incidents of Cable-Cut-1 history. The record single plane automatic equipment and us cruel delusion to whom its told. J Day opening up new avenues to Pervi Sory personnel kept serv Ting were reported but the in disaster was on feb. 14, 1966, a and in a just not going to agreement a Union president ice nearly Normal. The strike Ion disowned them and the com when a japanese join that game whether it costs Joseph a. Beirne said saturday hit nationwide against Western Pany said repairs were quickly plunged into Tokyo Bay killing 11in. Iuraca Ameln tic Malro Marla thu i fill 133 Dos Rel. The election or not. By Robert l. Shaw associated press writer Greenwood Ark. Apr had been their Home. A everything we had in the world is laying out there a Davis said. A Rev Luke Davis wife and children sifted through the rubble that there were scores of similar Industry buyer to suffer Host in credit crackdown 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. Ert j. Mcgowan. 66, whose an Industry source said saturday the newest Brake on credit i neighbor of the a scenes saturday As the 2,000 residents of this Western Arkansas town began digging out of the wreckage left by a killer Tornado Friday. State police said 13 persons were killed and 270 injured. The twister spawned by a Spring storm levelled about half the buildings on the town Square and heavily damaged most of the others. It also slashed through residential neighbourhoods to the Southwest and wont join at another Point Nixon said a and at this time i for one am simply not going to join this Parade of candidates who come before the american people with Promise of billions in spending now when it just Isnit in the cards. Nixon described his own programs for the poor referring to Job Banks and his Contention that the More immediate and in announcing the meeting. Electric whose employees make made. The company reported Beirne did t say so but he and install Telephone equipment an increase in direct Long Dis apparently referred to a Compa i and Bell system companies in i Tance dealing. Northeast of the Square cutting realistic solution is to Brj Jas pm a Swath a half mile Long. Vate into the go euros. Providing jobs for negroes among those killed was Rob a and not just jobs it the conceivably could Lead in time to another recession in housing and push already High interest rates on Home mortgages even higher. A a it a very very 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 Florida Gas tank blows lip St. Augustine Fla. Apr a chlorine Gas tank exploded saturday at St. Augustine a City water works spreading Gas through a nearby supermarket and sending More than 100 persons to a Hospital. Credit reins. Is also a signal to Mes try assistant and Congress that the Board wants Misu Ator of f Agler Memona Hospital said we be. Treated right close to 100. We be got a couple who Are asked if any were in danger action to increase taxes and Cut spending. A if there had been fiscal restraint a one government source vises had her Home destroyed too. Mrs. Mcgowan walked up hugged Davis and said a ooh Luke All we be got left is a neighbor reported that mrs. Mcgowan a daughter Patricia that her Home had been de-4, upon seeing for the first time stroked said a Momma our Flower Beds Verna Hall lived about 100 Yards away. Her House was destroyed. She poked through the ruins crying a ooh mercy. Of mercy. People have been killed All around Bill Niblett of nearby Mansfield surveyed what was left of the House and furnishings of his former vice president said a but As managers and he was asked if he had discussed this matter with negro leaders. He said he had and that their reaction to his ideas was very Princeton Man is fatally shot a Man identified As Arthur Prim of Princeton was fatally shot in the High Street Vicinity of Princeton about 9 . Saturday state police said. State police Cpl. J. A. Harsh said a Man identified As cletis Hurt of Princeton was being slow going a u. S. 1st cavalry trooper slowly advances on a suspected North vietnamese position a9 his unit retakes the special forces Camp at Lang Sci near Khe Sanh in South Vietnam. The air cavalry troops entered the Camp the previous Day and encountered no resistance but overnight the North vietnamese returned and put up a stiff fight. Long Vei was overrun by enemy troops and tanks last february. A wire photo said of higher taxes and spend of death Treese said a at this son Charles Niblett who is in held in the Mercer county jail ing cuts a perhaps this would t time its hard to say. Three Are Michigan. More than half the in connection with the shooting rubble was wrapped around a but that no charge had been Telephone pole about 15 feet led ate saturday night. Have in very bad the White House said the patrolman Frank Sudduth move underscores the need for j said a the tank of Gas used in the surcharge while the re treatment of water exploded. It serve Board chairman William felled a lot of people. One Amu Mcchesney Martin jr., said the Lance Driver called and said nation is now in its worst Finan head carried 16 to the Hospital at Cial crisis since 1931. 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 is could not go any longer without some additional response to the boards move one a the emergency room is filled a Treese said. He said the hospitals disaster plan was put into effect shortly after the explosion at about 5 . The Market called pantry Pride is located adjacent to the waterworks Suddeth said. Suddeth said All off duty police had been called to work in addition to the Hospital emergency Crew. City patrolman Ronald Jan was almost immediate As major son who was at the scene Wear Banks raised their prime inter i ing a Gas mask said the air est rates from 6 to 6.5 per cent conditioning equipment of the this is the charge made by the j super Market sucked the Gas Banks on Loans to their most j into the building credit worthy customers usual a it was about mass hysteria a by Large corporations i Janson away from the House s Concrete. Flock foundation now whisked concerning the shoot clean. Across the Road the cab were not available lat of a pickup truck had been saturday night. Trooper d. B. Nailed to the Side of a House by Atkinson was heading the invest the Force of the wind. Ligation. Quot it have been worse j unless it had killed everybody a Niblett said. Bobby Mizell and his family i were away from the $30,000 Home they d been living in Only four months. A a we re Lucky a he said. A if i tar wed been Here we Louisville by. A have had a i Kentucky republicans chose 24 residents began filtering into the stricken area by Daybreak. By mid morning with the Sun shining brightly hundreds of them plus friends and relatives were working to clean up their b52s hit bed positions in possible prelude to new offensive Kentucky picks gop delegates Saigon it apr air Force elsewhere 59 Viet Cong died other ground action b52s struck five times at enemy j saturday in two Sharp clashes the country was Light and scat strongholds in the a Shau Val-1 just outside Saigon . Head tired. Ley saturday night and Early quarters reported. No Ameri in far Southern South Viet sunday in a possible prelude to cans were reported killed and Nam . Air Force jets started All 133 aboard. Shattering crash then came a shattering crash and the Airport crowd Sawr 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. Two South african air fore helicopters arrived 30 minutes later and started moving bodies and survivors to Windhoek. Messages were flashed across Cinema screens in the City calling for doctors to Rush to the scene. An emergency Call for blood supplies was issued. Early reports of the number of persons on Board fluctuated. At first it was said that there were 136, then 124. The airline said it would notify the passengers next of Kin before issuing a list. To London the plane had been in route to London from Johannesburg South Africa. Seventy one passengers were reported to be from Johannesburg and 46 had boarded at Windhoek capital of South West Africa. The crash was the biggest disaster Ever for South african airways. A Viscount plane operated by the airline plunged Inte the sea off East London South Africa March 13, 1967, and 25 were killed. The aircraft was the latest Boeing 707 to be taken into service by South african airways. It across had been ceremonially named a a Pretoria april 3 and went into operation on the airline s International service. A Boeing 707 Airliner of Brit a new Allied push in Northwest j other Allied casualties were Tern South Vietnam. I termed Light. Delegates saturday to the National convention a pledged officially but leaning heavily towards Richard Nixon for president. The delegates then named gov. Louie b. Nunn As chair town. A a it la rebuild a said mrs. Miz-1 Man Ell referring to the town. he told a were All one big Happy Fame aft Edvards with a smile Lyniere. That Why it hurts so Arent Youv i the state gop convention passed a Resolution specifically mentioning that the delegates were to be uninstructed for the National affair at Miami in a i gust. However Nunn was state Campaign manager for the former vice president in 1960 and Ray put on of big a most wanted list Washington apr what i ment the latter traces to his the Telephone number of which May be the nations most Intel april 1967 escape from Missouri May be found on the first Page Sive manhunt gained fresh pres \ prison at Jefferson City where of local Telephone sure saturday when the Fri he was starting his eighth year reportedly a native of Illinois although on record for an in placed on its a most wanted list j on a 20-year sentence for armed Ray is described As about 5 feet committed delegation said he a fugitive convict accused of robbery. 10 inches tall weighing from 163 would go along if members murder in the assassination of i in announcing the a Prece i to 174 pounds. He has Blue eyes chose Nixon. Or Martin Luther King or. A dented step of adding an 11th and Brown hair usually worn the Nixon incidentally. Win James Earl Ray a 40-year-old name to the �?o10 most wanted Short. Forehead and right Palm be guests of the Nunns at Ken habitual criminal is being Hunt it list a Fri director j. Edgar Hoo Bear Small scars. His nose is Tucky a traditional Derby ver announced it was done a to narrow and straight Teeth even j breakfast next month insure the widest possible Dis and he has a noticeably pro a. Highly placed source in the sem nation of rays photograph truding left ear the lobe of state gop administration said and description to help effect which he reportedly tugs at Nunn preferred an officially in his earliest possible a when nervous. I pledged delegation which would As usual the Fri is appealing Rural manner be Loyal to him in the event any to the Public for help in spotting j by Way of further help in the bargaining became necessary at its Man and As usual gives search which the Fri described amp a National convention lengthen this Roll of Dishonour implied warning against any ef-1 saturday As a massive and in a pre convention informal poll to i by adding Ray a White fort by a Plain citizen to App re Tensive Ray is reported to showed Many delegates chosen loner known also by the name of Hend the criminal unaided. Sneak in a a a Rural manner anal in earlier District meetings a Gene sees rift in ranks on johnson1 Swar course Philadelphia apr sen. Eugene j. Mccarthy said saturday there appears to be a deep disagreement within the Johnson administration on the american course in Vietnam and pledged to intensify his Campaign demand for a policy overhaul. The Minnesota senator warned his supporters there is danger the Vietnam Issue could a become clouded and confused for Lack of a democratic presidential campaigner defending the administration position on the War. And he questioned whether vice president Hubert h. Hum greek regime in first rites Athens apr with a minimum of Security precautions apparent Greece a military new fires in the u Minh Forest in j ish overseas airways corp. A continuing Effort to Burn out caught fire on Takeoff from Lon Viet Cong base Camps and Stor i Don Airport less than two weeks age areas already ravaged byag0> expert handling by the i dry season blazes. I lot kept the death toll to five of offshore the . Navy s the 126 persons aboard. Rocket equipped medium land j 4___ i my ship St. Francis River kept up a barrage to hamper enemy i movements out of the Forest. Panhandle hit the curtailed . Air War against North Vietnam again concentrated on Southern Panhandle Supply lines. The deepest penetration saturday was 168 Miles into the North two Miles South of the 19th parallel. In earlier b52 action the , command reported four missions Over the a Shau Valley saturday and a fifth against an enemy grouping Point near Hue the old capital seized by the in theft of Rome Wolf attempted Rome apr on the very eve of this ancient City a 2,721st birthday someone tried to steal the Wolf that is the Symbol of Rome. It would have been a pretty poor show for the lord mayor of London sir Gilbert Inglefield w to is Here As guest for the big anniversary Celebration sunday. Guards said the attempted prey will take that role when backed regime decorated this cry during their tet offensive Sadd Arenov was the he actively enters the race for capital saturday for Observance by recovered by a Fos j students Cesa Ting. The White House. Of the first anniversary of its a i done to think the vice presi coup do eat. I Dent when he does come in will Blue and White Bunting and take a very Strong stand in de flags were put up All around the sense of the administration poli City it Wall posters proclaimed said. A hopeful de by police from Border to Border and beyond for the april 4 sniper slaying in Memphis tenn., of the negro civil rights Leader from Atlanta. The Fri always has limited its list of most wanted criminals to 10 names but saturday it by a Mccarthy by i think he meant to come in after some kind of settlement was he said the 130-vote Pennsylvania delegation selected in a primary next tuesday could be an influential Force at the con the nations re a april 21, 196 the anniversary Date coincides with easter sunday for the greek orthodox. Greeks seemed As convinced As the government that nothing the attacks followed a 1968, of 160 missions flown their annual freshman festival. Friday by air Force Navy and they sawed through the bars of Marine fighter bombers attack the Cage were a we 18 ing enemy Supply lines and Stor-1 kept symbolically on Capitolina age areas in North Vietnam a Hill below the Camp Doglio City Southern Panhandle below the Hall. Before vent Ion even though it will go j untoward would happen on Sun to Chicago uncommitted. He Day. They poured out of town by missing Man found in poc Talico River Eric starve Galt and by six oth the official language puts it or aliases. This Way Federal barges armed dangerous in addition to a state first de a Ray should be considered Gree murder warrant issued in armed and extremely danger Memphis Ray is wanted on fed Ous. Anyone with information Cral charges of conspiracy to concerning this fugitive is re deny or. King his civil rights Quested to immediately Contact and of flight to escape confine the nearest office of the Fri speak in a a a Rural manner and in a fashion indicating limited voted Nixon. But after the state education. He is described As convention a number polled at neat in dress and As an avid random replied tersely they dancer with a taste for Vodka were n0 comr sure it i to anyone and Beer s11 Thruston b. Morton the in addition to armed robbery j retiring Republican incumbent Ray has been convicted of Bur has been trying to promote the said he Hopes to see 21 to 30 political allies elected to the delegation. While he talked optimistically of the Hunt for Delegate votes 19th Paralle. The Day american warplanes flew 145 Mission in the area. Within limits the attacks were within the geographic limits set by presi-1 Dent Johnson in his efforts to Walton w. A. Apr a a Start peace talks with Hanoi. Roane county Man who Digap Allied strategists report the a geared from his Home near Here Shau Valley and Hue Are still March 28 was found saturday danger Points in South Viet in his car which was submerged the government clapped two names front scr area de. In a the to Callico River former prime ministers into a lessening 0f enemy pre state police said Henry f. Last thousands for customary easter weekend outings and Lamb picnics in the country. Trip to Page 2, col. 8j candidacy of new York gov. Nelson Rockefeller. Mccarthy expressed concern guarded House detention last a �?~7 Quot. Young jr., 55. Of Walton appear Al tim to who loomed no rth via a a ave entry Ost control of his car while he a eth nos pcan0become clouded one of them. George Papan and confused along the Trail it by a slipped out a statement now especially with the with urging the world to unite drawl of the president a me against the regime to bring Carthy said. 1 about its downfall. I been building up in the Valley j travelling on u. S. 119 near Here since they overran the . The Auto had travelled about 50 Green Beret Camp there in Yards through a Field before March 1966. The allies say the buildup represents a threat to Hue 30 mile to the East. Plunging into the Stream. Youngs car was spotted by a Fisherman who Cal a police

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