European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Apr 6 1968, Page 1

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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - April 6, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseUp m & a & by %$$.�?�x or. Martin Luther King the Memphis killing sets off Hunt for Young White Man from a and up dispatches Memphis . Martin Luther King jr., father of non violence in the american civil rights movement was killed by an Assassin s Bullet thursday night. King 39, who won the Nobel peace prize in 1964, was hit in the neck by a Bullet As he stood on the Balcony of a Motel Here. He died less than an hour later in St. Joseph s in Tennessee and Arkansas were looking for a Young White Man prime suspect in the assassination. Gov. Buford Ellington ordered 4,000 National guard troops Back into the City. For other sidelight stories and pictures concerning the slaying of or. King see pages 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6. King was standing on the Balcony of his Motel Here where he had come to Lead non violent protests in behalf of the City s 1,300 striking garbage cont. On Page 2$, col. I Declar St or unofficial twi Patti of . Fotti in Euran North Alta and la my dds Eai vol. 26, no. 352 if 21855 a saturday april 6, 1968 5t daily 10 sunday d mourning Daylight looting Iii . Negroes riot in Many cities Washington up Day Light looting spread through Washington Friday and the. District of Columbia National guard was summoned to weekend no looting in the capital Fol a to �.,Niht of violence in Moreeuw Ujj own colies which claimed Throe lives a n d left s injured. The rioting was bands of negroes enraged at the murder of or. Martin Luther King or. A at noon Friday police said io7 persons 45 of them juveniles were arrested. Eleven police men one fireman and five civil ians were injured. Later figures were not available sirens screamed throughout the District of Columbia where 63per cent of the population of 770,000 is negro. A four bloc Karea of 7th Street a District of easy credit stores catering tothe nearby slum dwellers was set , Gray smoke Hung Over the City and gradually sur rounded the dome of the Capitol. Washington police sealed off six blocks of huh Street and Don Ning Gas masks fired Cannis lers of tear Gas into the ran from the area about two Miles North of the Whitehouse c clutching suits and dresses on hangers. Two men carried d i n n e 11 e chairs still wrapped in Brown said several stores in Side the blockaded area were ablaze. Firemen were being oof. I i p

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