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Bluefield Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - July 17, 1967, Bluefield, West Virginia Snead wins state open mets sweep cards As cubs win pair. Twins move up on White sox. Sports. Vol. Lxxi1, no. 198 in futo my Flora Ranj weather. Variable cloudiness today with highs 76-82. Wednesday partly Cloudy and sol much change in temperature. Second class postage paid at b Eufield w. Vt., and add a office Bluefield w. Va., monday morning july 17, 1967 cents i e cents daily fun Dat a Quot a a a a a a a it 2 / a a a \ a a \ jul % a i death toll in riot torn City mounts to 23 Newark . Apr Street violence and looting virtually ended in riot torn Newark sunday but sporadic sniping in the negro slums and isolated fire bombings kept armed police and guardsmen patrols on the Alert for the fifth successive night. The rampage that erupted after a traffic arrest wednesday already has brought death to 23, injuries to 1,100 and property damage and other costs of More than $5 million. The latest victim was a negro youth shot while looting a shop sunday night. He was the second death of the Day. Three were killed thursday 11 Friday and seven saturday. Only two of the victims were White a detective and a fire Captain. Gov. Richard j. Hughes extended the curfew for Pedestri-1 ans and vehicles until Dawn monday but refused to remove the net of National guardsmen that encircled half this City of j 400,000. A we Are keeping the guard j on duty for the safety of our citizens and Only that reason a the governor said. He said he would order a Grad Ual withdrawal of some 5,000 troops Only when the isolated j sniping stops but he did not say How soon that might be. Sabbath Calm Hughes had told a National television audience earlier Sabbath Cairn had settled Over new jerseys biggest City except for a a criminal and subversive elements of perhaps 20 to 25 who continue to fire from seclusion in the continuing rebellion i against Law and order. A the snipers Arentt yet isolated a said Hughes a and the i guard will remain Here and j they must remain Here until or j Der is garbage and rubbish collection halted when the rioting began will resume monday City officials said. Leaders of three civil rights organizations in Newark called on the governor to withdraw All guardsmen As the first step to restoring order. They charged at a news conference that a the real outside agitators in the j City Are the soldiers and state troopers. Might Worsen spokesmen for the Congress j of racial Equality the United Community corp. And the Stu-1 Dent nonviolent coordinating i committee said things might Worsen if demands of the be j Groes Are ignored. They asked an immediate Start on new j housing new schools More jobs and a High ranking police official. Hughes said that All schools will remain closed monday. He said that liquor stores and bars shut since Friday will continue closed. And he suggested that All businesses except food stores pharmacies and those supplying necessary services remain shuttered for at least another Day. Governors Promise the governor with Newark mayor Hugh j. Addonizio by his Side again promised clemency to any Ritter who informs on snipers a an offer made before Dawn a but acknowledged he had no immediate takers. A there is no general amnesty a turn to Page 2, col. 3 miss universe with two crowns a miss universe Sylvia Hitchcock a student at the University of Alabama looks toward the miss universe Crown As she holds it a her miss Usa Crown High above her head. The miss Usa Crown was to go to miss California Susan Bradley of Tustin calif., who was first runner up to miss Hitchcock in the miss Usa contest. However miss Bradley refused the Honor and the title went to miss Florida Cheryl Patton of Miami. A wire photo coed from Chicken farm reigns As miss universe Miami Beach Fla. It a it a roses and telegrams poured into the hotel room sunday of the new miss universe a 21-year-old University of Alabama coed who grew up on a Chicken farm and swiped tomatoes from neighbouring farms. A a it a hard to believe that in a miss universe a said Sylvia Hitchcock who represented Al sunday guns machinists strike snarls nations Railroad traffic Obama in the miss Usa pageant but lives Only a few Miles from the auditorium where she was crowned saturday night. A it was enough to win miss Usa. A a it a hard to think of your Little sister As miss universe a said her brother Ralph 22, who flew in from Okinawa where he is serving with the air Force. he boasted a i knew All the time she would fourth to win the striking Brunette with deep Brown eyes who admits she was a mischievous youngster was the fourth United states entry to win the contest. The last american girl Linda Bement won in 1980. Sylvia will be a senior when she ends her reign and returns to the University of Alabama. 9he Hopes then to study for her masters degree in Art. Miss Venezuela Mariela Perez Branger was first runner up followed by miss England Jennifer Lewis miss Finland Ritva Helena Lehto and miss Israel Batya Kabiri. Now miss Usa the first runner up in the miss Usa pageant californians Susan Bradley now becomes miss Usa. The 19-year-old miss Bradley who has Long Black hair and Brown eyes was Sylvia s Roommate during the miss Usa pageant. Although Susan will not receive the $5,000 first prize Money she will be awarded a $5,000 personal appearance contract a year of travel and an overflow of free clothes. Bulletin Jay Fla. A the Florida Highway patrol said 34 prisoners have been killed and 17 seriously burned in a fire at the state prison Camp. Jay is a tiny Community near the Alabama line in extreme Northwest Florida. Coast guard seizes boat Jap been Washington it a it a a anese fishing boat has seized by the . Cost guard off the Aleutian islands in the Northern Pacific a coast guard spokesman said sunday night. The Washington spokesman said an armed party boarded the trawler Tenyo Maru no. 3 when it was 5,200 Yards off be Gula Island and ordered the vessel to proceed to Adak about 200 Miles away. He said the ships master was accused of fishing within the 12-mile limit adding that reports received in Washington indicate the japanese vessels nets were Down in a position for fishing. Confiscation of the trawler was the first such incident since two russian vessels were apprehended by the . Coast guard in alaskan Waters in March the coast guard said. Aside from allegedly violating the . 12-mile exclusive fisheries zone off the Alaska Peninsula the japanese vessel May also be prosecuted under Alaska state Law. Quiet along Suez canal problems brew in setting up observer teams by the associated press egyptian and israeli guns were silent sunday along the Suez canal but difficulty was reported in setting up . Truce observation teams to oversee a new cease fire that halted two Days of Savage air Battles and artillery duels. Israel announced in tel Aviv it had been informed by the United nations that the ceasefire observers would be unable to Start functioning pending a a number of questions regarding the egyptian an Israel military spokesman said the announcement came from it. Gen. Odd Bull who is heading the observer Force. There was no elaboration on the statement and it was not announced what a a clarification of Egypt a position was needed. Observers accepted Egypt and Israel said saturday night they would accept the observers. Advance teams of observers were in place on the canals Eastern Bank. U. N. Truce observer Headquarters was set up in a hotel at Ismail a on the egyptian Side of the 104-mile waterway and were to begin their duties at noon. Egyptians and israelis have fought for three weekends in a Row along the canal shattering a . Cease fire that stopped the fighting in the six Day Middle East War of june 5-10. The new cease fire was worked out by both sides saturday night through the United nations in new York. In Cairo the egyptian government said the fighting on saturday killed 24 civilians and wounded 98. It said 26 persons were killed and 36 wounded in fridays fighting a some of them civilians. Eight killed the israelis reported eight soldiers killed and 42 wounded in the two Days of clashes. Israel has been barred from using the canal since the Arab israeli War of 1948. In Jerusalem defense minister Moshe Dayan told the Cabinet that Israel will permit egyptian ships to use the canal if Egypt does not try to interfere with israeli use of the waterway. By the associated press freight and passenger trains both parties the president was it was Learned that the opera a machinists strike snarled halted Vietnam War shipments promised immediate action. Ting plan is to terminate the the nations railroads sunday and promised massive City com the legislation was expected deadlocked House Senate con but president Johnson won a Muter jams on monday mom to impose a settlement on the Ference on two already passed Promise that Congress will act Long wage dispute Between Bills. To end it by monday night. At an emergency meeting the railroads and six shop Craft the Senate then is to Repass the walkout stopped most with congressional leaders of1 unions. Its Bill calling for a 90-Day no strike period with an imposed wage settlement if no voluntary agreement is reached by the carriers and six shop Craft unions representing about 137,000 i employees. The legislation then is to be sent to the House where the leadership anticipates its prompt acceptance. The unions have been fighting against such congressional intervention plugging instead for a 90-Day delay without an in it posed settlement. Irked at the deadlock in Congress the Union withdrew a temporary no strike pledge and the walkout spread quickly from the West coast eastward. With most major Western roads already shut Down the Pennsylvania and new York Central announced in late afternoon they would suspend All operations at Midnight. The new Haven suspended most Long haul passenger service. All roads carrying commuters into new York City followed suit leaving no rail service Fop several Hundred thousand suburbanites who work in the City. Some railroads said they would keep War supplies moving Westward with supervisory personnel operating the trains. Some Streamliner passenger trains were kept operating with supervisors at the throttles but others were stopped Short of their destinations leaving thousands of passengers stranded. Both sides were putting pressure on Congress to break a j deadlock on the year Long pay dispute in which Railroad Craft unions demand an increase in their average $2.90-an-hour wage. Congress reconvenes monday i with a committee Sessi ii set for i 10 . The Union Pacific s westbound a City of Portland was stranded in Hinkle Ore. 100 Miles East of Portland with 356 passengers who were to be evacuated by bus. The train s Crew refused to pass machinist a a picket lines at Hinkle. Richmond a it a two rail-1 assign picket duties during the j Road operations in West Virginia the wauj0ut a preach from israeli newspapers linked the to acts a the Headquarters in Vir planed walkout. Came to a Complete Stop Sun West to East jetting most of tha fighting since june 10 with is j Ganja reported that most of their further details were not in Day while other major carriers Rajjon s Jones empties one fills another a the machinists strike which brought Many railroads to a halt sunday left the Chicago and Northwestern railway depot top photo nearly deserted. The greyhound bus depot in downtown Chicago below offers a contrast As travellers sought alternate Means of transportation. A wire photo picket lines Are causing a slowdown at terminals along rail system Raele a struggle for rights to free Rains were operating normally mediately available shipping in the canal. In an editorial commenting on the fighting the israeli newspaper Haartz said a Israel must make it Clear to the world that israeli ships will henceforth ply the Suez sunday As a strike of machinists snarled freight and passenger service in much of the nation. Spokesmen for both the Norfolk amp Western Railroad in to an official at Bluefield said the Pocahontas division had not yet been otherwise affected by the strike. The bal More and Ohio rail kept on a standby Alert. The big commuter lines in in Grafton new York were operating nor a a amp of spokesman in Grafton Mally sunday but the Pennsyl said machinists began picketing j Vania Railroad announced it would halt All operations at turn to Page 2, col. 7 a Egypt is breaking internal Anoke and the Seaboard coast Al Law by blocking the canal so line in Richmond said Howe As to Force maritime Powers to or that slowdowns were occur make Israel withdraw from the no and might become crucial Eastern Bank a Haartz said As More picket lines were a one of israelis conditions for thrown up. Peace is free passage through lines converge the canal and by staying on the the Norfolk amp Western said Eastern Bank we Aeh eve the roam ii it the est3wtshmclu strongest possible bargaining a picket Une the Bee vow terminal a where five Egypt contends Israel started Rai lines a a verge had cop is fatally stomped by roving Plainfield mob Plainfield . Apr a i civic circumstances of the shoot White policeman was shot beat j in and stomped to death Sun three negro reporter and a Midnight and the new York Central said it was a a Uncertain about operating monday. The Pennsylvania said no Long distance trains will leave new York which can t reach their destination by Midnight. That cancels four trains to Chicago and one to Cincinnati. Commuter lines in Chicago and Philadelphia also will be hit hard. The big commuter lines in the new York area were operating the weekend fighting to gain an j caused a a slowdown and that Day night by one of several negro City councilman. Everett a normally but commuter lines in advantage before the . Susi i 1 a r slowdowns had been in Pem sors took up their posts Aby n4w at ter. Spokesman claiming this Friday Mana is at Kansas aty and St Louis. National guard occupies riot area National guardsmen in an armoured personnel Carrier foreground Man a Road bloc Kline in riot scarred Newark n. J., As other guardsmen line the sidewalk of the otherwise deserted Street. Troops kept an Eye on windows and rooftops for snipers and ordered anyone near a window to move Back out of sight. The area was subject to sniper fires throughout the night. A wire photo did not elaborate. Israel claims Israel claims it shot Down six soviet built egyptian planes five migs and one Siuchoi fighter bomber. The egyptians claimed they shot Down five israeli planes saturday in Aerial combat Over the Suez canal. The newspaper gangs who roamed this suburb into the area an City s negro District looting Young negroes grabbed a and marauding. Camera from one of the news a so far there has been no sign of any trouble in the an a amp a spokesman said. He said then amp a did not an in the however a spokesman for the White i Chicago and Philadelphia were hit hard. A if it continues commuter service won t operate a a said a spokesman for the North Western in Chicago which carries 40.000 commuters a Day. In Philadelphia the Reading were Al ashram of Cairo said one Pilot association of machinists in Roa negroes said the officer was Ronen and smashed it. Mobbed after a negro boy was reinforcements ,. Called from surrounding towns _ a it was really brutal a said sul it Lirt it an of 50,000 Railroad announced Complete 11 was reall it brutal said people 18 Miles Southwest of tic Pate a work stoppage by any David Hardy a negro Lepo Itei i Newark scene of five Days of of its own employees a anywhere the Plain in courier news j negro rioting who witnessed the beating of the Twenty four state police were policeman. It from Newark Reserve units Hetfield had movie film of one israeli plane he shot Down. Israel said none of its planes was lost. Pharmacists gather at the Greenbrier White Sulphur Springs. W. A. Apr about 200 pharmacists were at the Greenbrier sunday for the 60th annual convention of the West Virginia pharmaceutical association. Among the speakers were former gov. W. W. Barron who delivered the keynote address and president John h. Neale of Elkins. The three Day convention will include a workshop on recruiting students into the Field and talks by drug company representatives and government officials. Noke. A. Said sunday his group plans to set up picket lines at the Norfolk amp Western railways Roanoke Yards at 6 . Monday. The spokesman said a meet a the was felled by a shot and and mayor George the youngsters went up. They talked with gov. Richard j. Got shopping carts and throw Hughes about National guard them on him. They beat him troops. And stomped him. He was Rais Hetfield said Hughes had not ing his hand and they just kept decided to Call out guard units kicking for Plainfield yet. A i say we 0maha said All its trains were police said a boy was shot but need them right now a Hetfield shutdown and said 20,000 commuters would be affected beginning monday. In the far West the Southern Pacific reported some trains already in route still were moving but predicted All traffic would halt by late sunday. All trans Continental service was severed. Union Pacific Headquarters in ing was held sunday night to at not yet know 1 id. Turn to Page 2, col. 6 marines three Day operation Hickory ending inside Abby add years comics classified. Crossword editorials Goren 14 Graham. 14 l. People 13 movies. 12 Princeton 12 society. 4 sports 5 16 3 12 6 10 5 Saigon a it a a Multi battalion Force of . Marines and South vietnamese infantrymen ended monday a three Day sweep just South of the demilitarized zone aimed at Clearing out North vietnamese units that have harassed Allied positions since the end of june. . Military Headquarters said units of the 3rd Marine division and vietnamese troops totalling several thousand men terminated operation Hickory ii a drive in the sensitive Sec tor 42 Miles Southwest of the Northern . Outpost at con Thien. During the operation which began last Friday the marines reported killing 57 communist soldiers and capturing 19 weapons. Marine casualties were announced As four killed and 99 wounded. Crockett ends the marines also announced the termination of operation Crockett a two month old drive in the Khe Sanh area in the Northwest Corner of South Vietnam close to the Border of Laos. In that operation which started May 13, marines reported killing 206 of the enemy and the leathernecks lost 52 marines killed and 255 wounded. Disclosure of operation Hickory ii was delayed for Security reasons. The North vietnamese Are believed to have three divisions a perhaps 35,000 men a operating in and below the Buffer zone that divides Vietnam. One regiment of about 2.500 men is reported South of con Thien. The Only significant ground fighting reported elsewhere was in the extreme Southern 1st corps area about 200 Miles below the demilitarized zone. A company from the . 25th infantry division on a search and destroy operation near the coastal town of due Pho 325 Miles Northeast of Saigon assaulted a Hill held by communist troops in fortified bunkers. After a five hour Battle the americans reported taking the Hill killing 28 of the enemy and capturing 11 weapons. . Losses were two kilted and 18 wounded. In the air in the air Over North Vietnam. . Pilots flew 102 missions saturday. Because of poor weather in the Northern areas around Hanoi and Haiphong the strikes were limited mostly to the Southern half of North Vietnam. A . Spokesman said. The raids Cost the United states two More planes up skiing the number of american War turn to Page col. 5> i �4

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