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Clovis News Journal Newspaper Archives May 7 1972, Page 1

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Clovis News-Journal (Newspaper) - May 7, 1972, Clovis, New Mexico Str join moments fee attitude of the if on its Ayour Freedom newspaper it didst or acct Zirri a pm fire ifrtrffjv1 Wjt Enrri in in Inck up i Clr in Jcj Pinsl i Rish of it Cal hit big Why Niht non red Home and of Ltd hint Worth Zrini nirm a Start Hern mlle from jigs Miniet in lira chief Roli Orl Infra rare or Primi 44 31 features up leased wires new May 1972 daily or sunday the area basking in Longa waited moisture i n sounded like artillery in i Csc Edw i the distance hut didst bother of Saigon three a United pres Independent Tele vision news up1tn film Crew narrowly escaped death Satur Day when their car was hit by communist 57 millimetre re coi i is Rel fire on Highway 13 North of the three men jumped Clear of the car and into a ditch before a Shell ripped into the trunk Section about two Miles North of chop 42 Miles North of the Michael in of London Marvin Hong Kong and Wichael formerly of West australia1 and now of Hong wer i it inaction around a vietnamese Forward command Post when the car came under we were coming up the Road and saw a couple of rounds coming Farkas we in some kept limping the rumbling Roar would strike closer to the and it Thunder Clouds did not unleash More rain in until Early saturday night even though signs of rain surrounded the City throughout the Alvin we alive observer for the weather Bureau in said he checked his at 8 Satur Day and measured of an Inch of it Jois Sinco i started raining around several of rods in Clovis were flooded saturday night As rain continued City Crews up barricades on main keeping traffic out of a flooded area in the Vicinity of Greene acres state police in Clovis snid 70 Ivest was closed for about two hours saturday night 12 Miles cast of Tex because of High Waters Cap Sce moisture on Page Saigon sources the communists suffered severe losses it Quny Tri were being forced to Stivi in run or Xvi divisions from n rth Vitam to replace them and Back reserves there was no estimate of the number of dead he Tho their lion on monitored radio Broad casts and prisoner in Ligaj said two North Vena divisions of 10 000 men so severely mauled they1 Cirg consolidated into Bridge realized they were aiming at us classified j 1i7 Clovis in bu1kf 12 and scrambled out of the car and into a when i looked comics up the car had been hit and it crossword was burning officers of the command Post ordered artillery Zircon the communist position scat Lons discussed Tor about 150 Yards from the Clovis is in Llop Mikil Side of the Road and f pm arming 1 dragonfly jets also pounded the Nicholson 11 deaths 12 Urban a edttok1ai farm Hoviin scope Hospital notes markets soc key a lofts Ruuth ii 38 r 36 i34 21 42 21 Mesa were were the to nest and Smith Vidna commands report d a series of Nijor clashes Forhy ranking from outskirts of Hue to the a finkral vietnamese and Vil inv or noted killed at a Cost of 10 the newsmen and dryer left the car by the Nicholson he said some of the Crews camera and sound equipment probably was the project Guios to the Region Hud office for a i detailed explanation of the la Casita Urban Ken Oval Pion Phis a map of the affected is on Page 6 in today Clovis news Jour running water draw another project of Long Mav no in Arin real word from Washington indicates a contract Lor construction of the dam North of Clovis child be awarded this a Story on Page 9 to Day explains near about 100 South vietnamese were killed or wounded in on of the 1 the command reported the loss of four Nore aircraft in South i claim including a trans nil and a a Orinol Pachfl spectre at an Lor d Mies North f with loss see suffering on Page 12 Pool jumping visitors to downtown Clovis Friday afternoon were caught in a though not unappreciated downpour of rain that quickly filled City gutters with torrents of one lady above found a plastic bag helpful in keeping Hairdo but keeping her Sandaler feet dry was another staff photo cart tracks Lead to arrest t telltale tracks of a four cart used in the cafeteria at la Casita elementary school in Covis led to Quick apprehension by police saturday morning of a Clovis Man who was subsequently charged with the Burg Lary of a Arthur Alfred of 509 held was arrested by Clovis detective Mickey Fenn about 9 saturday in his Home when the policeman found tracks left in the mud by the stolen cart which Lod to the rear door of Senas Sena lives Only a half Block from the rear door of the la Casita Clovis police were alerted shortly before 8 saturday morning by a Man living directly across the Street from the school that a cart Laden with frown meat was setting in the Middle of Reid officer Andy arrival at the removed the cart from the and proceeded to search for signs of breaking and Chavez found no broken doors or but did find a window on the 7th Street Side that had no screen on the and he was Able to gain entry by opening the die manager of the la Casita was called to open the outside doors and to search for any missing after a hurried reported that approximately 70 pounds of Stew delivered to the school was As were about 24 loaves of 32 pounds of 50 pounds of 36 pounds of 40 pounds of Frozen one Large can of baking powder and a four see cart m Page 12 hijacking opening of imperialist movement skyjacker parachutes with loot 11a Honduras Fli Man described As in his Mijans and believed to be a los Vietti Haiti War from an Kosturn i Miami youth As Long As the described by Carol a snub nosed commandeered Imp racist aggression continue Scannon a passenger a Western aider res Jet to Cuba our will Hijack who was released at claiming it was the american planes to North As real opening Salvo by the ant Vietnam at regular acted like he knew exactly what into a Honduras Jungle imperialist movement which1 if american bombs continue he was America saturday falling in Indochina by july during a Stop Friday night at he extorted during our organization will a lire Hijacker permitted hour Long Che cute president the food to be loaded lie note gluons approval for More Allied for cigarettes food to he loaded at but the wearing Blue then changed his mind and said Denim trousers and a red he wanted Only threatens to assassinate pres ident Nixon unless he Halls the Indochina the Hijacker Friday on a flight from Salt Lake City to los returned Here at after spend ing about four hours on the ground in i there were m persons aboard when the Tel Jet left s ill Lake City but the Hijacker 11 to leave during a Stop in los Angeles and released eight others during another too at where fresh Al rat Crew went aboard one person Aso escaped during the Crew the pm i quickly established he identity of the youth and tried to Iet him to talk in his parents by Telephone when the plane made n final refuelling Slop so Lurda morning at Tampa before striking out for Cuba the whose name was not refused and said hed Call them Frum i hands Pilot note the Hijacker had first demanded that he be taken to but settled on Havana when told the Jet didst have the capability for such a Pilot Gary who was at the controls when the Long haired youth look said the Hijacker handed him a signed by the anti imperialist which said Wallace jumps to Early Lead up Alabama grow pop Wallace jumped to an Early Load Over former North Carolina Terry san Force As first scattered returns were counted saturday night in North Carolinas first presidential another Jet Holloman airmen die us two Holloman air Force base airmen were killed saturday when their f4d phantom Jet crashed near Cloud Volt while on a routine it marked the second crash of a phantom Jet from Holloman in the last 10 killed in the crash were Harold and Bob both of whom were stationed at Briscoe ahead in Texas race Dallas him Dolph a rancher banker from moved far out front saturday in the race for the democratic nomination for if an Early trend based on scattered re turns from Rural areas he would face Frances Farenthold in a june 3 the sky who launched his plot by taking Over Eastern Airliner on a flight jumped the 727 Jet shortly retire Dawn near this isolated Mountain about Miles Smith of new honduran Federal police immediately organized a manhunt and sent search teams into the it is a Savage Region tint still holds some completely primitive Indian tribal one of the government searchers and if Hai with it will not by hard to find people to hit i meanwhile another a longhaired youth who said president Nixon would if american ing in Vietnam diverted a Western airlines Jet to Havana the armed with a seized a Salt Lake City to los Angeles flight Friday and first demand see i Hachl iks Page 12 cafeteria haul Clovis Detec Tive Mickey Fenn left and City offi cer Andy Chavez inspect a loaded with Frozen meals and a can of Bak ing powder thai was abandoned some time Friday night after being taken from the Ca Foieri at la Cassia Lac Centary a Man was arrested who lived a half Block irom Tho school in a House to the rear of the police men about 9 saturday when tracks left in mud by a missing similar to the one were found in his upon searching the mans detective Fenn found part of the missing food stuffs taken from the school in a staff photo Eastern Plains considerable cloudiness and cooler sunday with occasional show ers and Clouds decreasing Sun Day night and Clovis Arlesia nursing Home Blaze kills nine fire engulfed an old Peoples Home while its residents slept nine of the 40 persons inside were killed and tin rest were two in critical Tutt Bouse had been inspected Friday by state fire marshals the flames broke out about Dawn on the second floor of the Frame Carver con Vale cwt by the time Bream most of the floor was i House is a a poor first to arrive Al thu Section of this capital ii not in act some rooms there Wop Theodore pastor Many As five or six nine residents of the h were pronounced memorial ten suru1 they were All old Vors and one employs admitted and two of the handle themselves getting patients were listed in critical they were sleeping and All the other 21 sum the tire department and police the Illinois Depar linocut of been corrected and Progress Public health we Iii compliance with Public of All nation Tabernacle a standards was Anim the was one the fire marshals inspect my cycler Smi the Home was were not Franklin they director of the health depart or March 3d our inspector reported several deficiencies that licensed and met current state standards but the state fire state Public marshal was notified because inspectors discovered there had eco no fire inspection since Vors and one chit Emphy department did their if i constitute a fire per were taken to Johns they haunt moved As fast As even those who suffered no apparent injury were hospitalized As a Pecau officials they wed have lost them All from smoke the building had been Exa mined by the fire marshals names of Siuse killed aft ice alter two but log major deficiencies Rounel were not trained in the use of fire there was no evacuation plan and no emergency at a followup we found that Many Public health department officials said if not of the residents of the Home were Public Aid recipients and the Public Aid would find lodging for those released from cite government Mike Mcguire seated Center assumed the duties of mayor of Clovis saturday As part of the City youth Day sponsored by the Clovis elks students from Clovis High school and Yucca and Gattis Junior highs took Over All City offices saturday morn also pictured during a discussion of City ranging from the need of Stop signs to improvement of City recreational Are at left Joe City commissioner Mcguire Ami Martha my City commissioner second from left Nancy City com Bill City com missioner Stacy City Man Ager and Molly City commissioner Back from left Lee How assistant District attorney Bill District attorney and Pam City staff photo

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