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Cullman Times Democrat (Newspaper) - August 20, 1967, Cullman, Alabama Weather today considerable cloudiness with widely scattered thundershowers. Winds mostly Light and variable. High today 86, Low tonight 70. Smith Lake level 508.10. The Cullman times to plate a want and Call 734-2131 65th year no. 176 Cullman Alabama sunday morning August 20, 1967 12 pages to cents per copy Black Power Leader jailed in n. Holly Pond Man killed in three car Accident bail set at $25,000 for h. Rap Brown Gregory perk father Calkins study film clip Hollywood actor Gregory Peck president of the Academy of motion picture arts and sciences and father John m. Culkins s.j., director of the National film study project Fordham University and a trustee of the american film Institute examine a film clip during the first los Angeles film study conference at the Academy awards theater. Up telephoto my Cullman chapter of the Alabama archaeological society will met at 7 30 p. Rn., monday in City Hall auditorium. The Public is invited. A a a the Board of registrars will be in session at the courthouse monday. A a a revivals Are being held at the following churches Logan Baptist Rev. Buford Haynes evangelist Spring Hill Baptist 10 30 ., 7 30 ., Rev. Ralph Harrel son evangelist and Eidson Chapel Cumberland presbyterian 7 30 ., Rev. Billy Story evangelist. A a a commodity distribution for Cullman is tuesday through Friday August 22-25, 8-12 ., 1-4 ., at the Cullman warehouse. A a a fall season Bowling leagues Start soon. All women interested in league Bowling or learning to bowl May Call Barbara Richardson at 734-7669. League Bowling is held monday and tuesday nights and wednesday morning. . Hooper 34, Holly Pond i was killed instantly in a three car crash about 7 30 Friday. The Accident happened in front of the Zion Grove Baptist Church on Highway 71 about five Miles from Holly Pond. Also injured in the Accident was miss june Paulett Graves 20, daughter of sheriff Buel Graves. Miss Graves was not seriously injured. She was admitted to cull burglars kill Dothan policeman Dothan Ala. Up a police were Hunting saturday for the burglars who killed an auxiliary policeman Here in a gun Battle at Daybreak. Found dead in a Pool of blood was Benjamin o. Sailors about 42, father of six and manager of a building materials firm Here. Asst. Chief Henry Wilson said sailors has apparently surprised thieves As they were stealing Copper wire from the City Power Plant. The wire 300 pounds of it valued at $180, was found piled at the rear of the Plant where it could be loaded into a car. Sailors body was found at Railroad tracks which run behind the Plant. Hilson said he was apparently trying to go for help. Sailors pistol was found with five empty charges. He was shot once through the heart. Police said a they fired three times at him and one shot hit him. He shot five times at a resident living nearby heard the gunfire and called police. She said she heard a car Start up and two More shots were fired. The death was the first for an Alabama Law enforcement officer in at least least two years. Man Hospital with lacerations of the face bruises and abrasions. Also involved in the Accident was James h. Sanford 82, Holly Pond i. Or. Sanford was not Hurt. His Auto was Only slightly damaged. Or. Hooper was driving a 1964 Mercury and it was demolished. Miss Graves Auto was also a total loss. Or. Sanford was travelling North and miss Graves was behind his vehicle. The wreck happened As or. Sanford started making a left turn into the Church. Or. Hopper came Over a slight Rise from the opposite direction and hit the Back of or. Sanford a vehicle and then crashed into miss Graves car. State trooper Charles Shafer investigated. Funeral services for or. Hooper will be held at Union Grove monday at la Survivors include the widow mrs. Barbara Hooper three sons Raymont Scott Hooper Ray Jason Hooper George Daniel Hooper two daughters Jean Starlene and Stacey Georgette his Mother mrs. George w. Hooper two Bro thers Louis and Gerald three Sisters mrs. Velma Dean Edge mrs. Magileen Needham and mrs. Lillian Kelso. Pall bearers will be Carroll Murphree Wilburn Lambert Bobby Martin Charles Brown . Brown Ami Benny Nail. One killed this is the Auto . Hooper was driving when he was killed in front of the Zion Grove Baptist Church about 7 30 Friday night. Or. Hooper was killed instantly. Photo by Headrick. By Judson Randall new York up a. Rap Brown firebrand advocate of Black Power and racial violence who has travelled the country exhorting fellow negroes to a get yourself some guns a was jailed in High bail saturday for carrying a Rifle across state lines while already under riot indictment. Federal agents seized Brown 23, at 2 Outside an apartment in Chelsea a decaying racially mixed Section of Manhattan where he had left the weapon. Brown walking with a Large group of followers offered no resistance. High Boll . Commissioner Earle a Bishop set bail of $25,000 Over the protests of civil rights lawyer William a. Kunstler that the High figure was a a outrageous and that Brown was being held a a political he said Brown was carrying the Rifle for self defense. Brown could be sentenced to a maximum of five years in prison and a $2,000 Fine if convicted. Kunstler immediately sought a write of Hareas Corpus in . District court so Brown could keep speaking engagements saturday night in a Cincinnati suburb and sunday in Baton Rouge la. A the real reason for High bail is not to protect the Public a Kunstler charged at Browne a arraignment a but because he is a militant Black Man making statements against the White Power usual attire the slight mustachioed Brown in his usual attire of dungarees sports jacket open necked shirt Navy White woo. So it is and dirty White sneakers spoke Only to give his name As a wrap Brown Stokely Carmichaels successor As chairman of the student nonviolent coordinating committee a was accused see a Brown Poge 11 claiming children s death accidental Minnesota Farmer admits shooting wife 8 a a a i area deaths or. Robert Frank Brewer 85, Cullman nursing Home. J miss Lizzie Rauckman i 81, Hanceville. I mrs. Emily Peak 83, Cullman it. To. Or. . Hooper 34. I Holly Pond i. I i see a obituaries Page la j by William Fox St. Cloud Minn. Up a Church Deacon and gospel Singer has admitted shooting his wife setting the fire in which his four children perished and then tying up his own wounded body in an attempt to Transfer blame authorities said saturday Farmer David Hoskins 30, signed a statement admitting his report of being round and shot by five or six intruders who a wanted to play Soldier Quot was a hoax sheriff Peter Lahr said. However Lahr said former helicopter insisted the deaths of children were accidental. Pickup 3rd ugh Lahr Hoskins Lahr said Hoskins statement told of shooting his wife Loretta 29, with a .22 Caliper Rifle and then shooting himself in the Chest and Abdomen with the Bolt action weapon. A after wounding himself with the death weapon and setting the fire he tied himself to an outdoor clothesline pole and Only then realized his children were in the burning House Quot Lahr said. Got entangled Lahr said Hoskins statement indicated the Minnesota National guard warrant officer tried to free himself and save the children but became entangled in the clothes line and was unable to work free. Hoskins was found Early Friday entangled in the clothes the Pilot his said u. S. Marines invade heavily Jungle mountains by helicopter Saigon up a . Marine task Force whirled in by helicopter charged up Jungle covered Mountain slopes Satur Day the describes murder St. Cloud Minn Stearns county Deputy sheriff . Arendt left stands guard August 19 in St. Cloud Hospital Over David Hoskins in Hospital bed the confessed killer of his wife and four children. Hoskins allegedly shot his wife and set fire to his Home killing his four children. Up telephoto in a lightning strike against Headquarters hideout of a North vietnamese division. Brig. Gen. Foster c. Lahue the task Force commander hoped to overrun the command Post of the North vietnamese 2nd division before High ranking communist officers had a Chance to escape or destroy valuable documents. The Are was 30 Miles South of Danang and some to Miles Inland from the South China sea. Determined drive the Leatherneck strike was part of a determined Allied drive to break Tho Back of what appears to be a new communist Campaign to capture the Northern provinces with thrusts South from the demilitarized zone and East from Laos in support of North vietnamese and Viet Cong troops already in the area. Sporadic sniper fire hampered the Marine drive in its Early hours. Lahue said he believed that at least 2,000 communist troops were lurking in the Jungles. One helicopter was shot Down by machine gun fire. A Short distance South of the new Marine sweep . Para tropes from the 101st airborne fought their Way out of an ambush Laid by part of the North vietnamese regiment they believe they have boxed in. Six americans died and 15 were wounded before the ambushed platoon of less than 40 men managed to fight free. Another paratroop unit in the area killed 30 North vietnamese in a bitter Jungle Battle earlier in the Day. There were five americans killed and 35 wounded. Fighting increased in other areas of South Vietnam. See a marines Page la line and facing the burning building. The Church Deacon and gospel Singer told rescuers of being accosted by intruders who tied him and shot him. Lahr said Hoskins statement gave the motive for the shootings but the sheriff declined to reveal it. Lahr said Hoskins gave the statement Friday night in his Hospital room. He signed it Only after a careful Reading the sheriff said. Lahr said a Hoskings has not been placed under formal arrest but a guard is been placed on his room at the St. Cloud will file monday Stearns county attorney Paul Doerner said he planned to file formal homicide charges Mon see a wife Page la Fairbanks refugees return to Homes. Fairbanks. Loiko. Up hundreds of refugees sloshed Back to their Homes saturday to clean up the vast damage inflicted by the Chena River flooding that began five Days ago. The River still remained above flood stage dropping at a rate of Only a half Inch an hour to stall a major restoration Campaign being readied for the City. Many of the 30,000 residents restless because Winter is less than six weeks ago ignored officials warnings to wait until buildings were inspected. There also was a threat of a health Hazard from rats and packs of starving dogs roaming through some of the dried out parts of town. A Home is Home Quot said an official a and a lot of people Are determined to get Back and clean up. The slow drop of the River is a great disappointment and it May be Early next week before we can really get to work on gov. Walter Hickel and mayor h. A. Boucher coordinated recovery plans with Federal officials sent to the Yukon Community under a presidential disaster declaration. Heavy equipment was rolled into place to wait a drop of the flood water to a a cleanup the governor estimated damages in Fairbanks and outlying areas at More than $300 million. The death toll was set at three by Hickel. See a Fairbank Page la Louisiana negroes stage too mile protest March by Robert Carey Baton Rouge to. Up about 130 negroes walked sever Miles through a driving rain saturday to Complete the next to last leg of a 100-mile protest March. Both the marchers and the Kun flux Kian had rallies scheduled later saturday and on the Steps of the Capitol sunday. The Kian was to arrive at the statehouse 30 minutes after the negroes were to leave. Fifteen Hundred Louisiana National guardsmen stood by saturday. There were no incidents. In contrast to screaming egg throwing Whites who lined . 190 Friday the wet streets were quiet and Clear As the negroes marched into Baton Rouge. Lincoln Lynch associate National director of the Congress of racial Equality led the March. In addition to the guardsmen in the capital 75 state police deputies and City police accompanied the marchers. More than 150 cheering singing negroes greeted the marchers at capital Junior High school in a negro neighbourhood. Gov. John Mckeithen ordered nearly 1,000 More guardsmen to the capital saturday. He activated 650thursday. The marchers left the segregationist stronghold of Bogalusa aug. La. They planned to present Mckeithen a list of grievances at the sunday rally but the governor said he would not be there. He warned Friday in a statewide television talk that the guardsmen were under orders to Start shooting if rioting occurred. When the negroes stepped off saturday in a rainstorm on the next to last leg of their March reinforcements had brought the total up to 104. At their head was Lincoln Lynch associate National director of the Congress of facial Equality. The saturday March route was about seven Miles to a Park inside the Baton Rouge Munici see a March Page la inside the times i Ann landers.2 i i classified to j i comics .6 j i or. Molner.31 i editorials .4 second front Page ill society .2,3 i sports .8,9 i your stars .3

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