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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - August 9, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseOlice fire on Miami negroes National guard called in Miami Fla. A police opened fire on looting and burning negro mobs in Miami s broiling Black Liberty City area thursday afternoon and a City police spokesman Aid quite a few had been shot. Sharp cracks of Light weapons ind the heavy booms of shot is Sang out along Northwest 2nd Street where Miami s first Acial violence in modern Histo y exploded wednesday night. Police in the riot area sent out Calls for More ammunition and ear Gas and for ambulances. Tie National guard was rushed into action. The first shots rang out about3 30 p.m., As police crouched behind a line of patrol said they exchanged gun fire with someone in a three Story apartment building. As reporters dictated the action to their office rapid firing could be heard Over the Tele phone. One negro Man carrying a .22 cont. On Page 2l h col 8 the team Richard m. Nixon gop nominee for president announces in Miami Beach that he has chosen Maryland gov. Spiro t. Agnew right As his running mate. A photos the St and stripes unofficial newspaper of . Forces in Europe North Africa and the Middle East vol.27, no. 113 if 21855 a 5 daily 10 sunday Friday August 9, 1968 is ballot win Marks comeback Miami Beach a Richard Milhous Nixon who battled a loser s image to stage a dramatic poli Cital comeback won his second Republican presidential nomination Early thursday and a few hours later announced that gov. Spiro t. Agnew of Maryland would be his run Ning mate. Nixon swept to Victory when the Roll Call of the states reached Wisconsin. At that Point Nixon s vote passed the 667 majority that gave him the prize his party s 29th nomination to the White the magic moment arrived the Republican National Conven Tion exploded into tumult with cheering sign waving Nixon partisans leading the roaring surge. Nixon wound up the Roll Call with 692 votes. New York a. Rockefeller got 287. California gov. Ronald Reagan received 182.when the Roll Call was com plete and delegates started cont. On Page 2$, col. " 9 miners die in Tkv. Blast Greenville by. A wine miners were killed wednes Day m a fiery explosion in a coalmine Shaft near Here and by incur Day Rescue workers had round eight bodies in one area of the mine. The body of the ninth Miner was found nearby a mine employee said. The employee said it would a some time for the workers so i"8 the victims to the sur Small the Shaft area was entire area leading to their Mvi Veen mine Entrance was i a Ned off soon after the Acci nittedninnew8men were n0t i rein aahin8ton. The . Bureau of mines said it received it preliminary report that the blast resulted from the accidental detonation of a Carload of explosives being transported deep in the mine owned and operated by Peabody Coal co., is jus South of this Small Coal mining Community in Western 300 persons women children and miners lined Road leading from the mine area to seek out loved ones relatives and friends among those being carried out. One of those bystanders Middle aged Man wearing a Green work uniform said i Veblen in mining All my life and my brother in Law is Down cont. On Page 9, col. 5 Johnson leaves Hospital discloses intestinal ailment san Antonio a presi-1 Dent Johnson emerging from Hospital tests Here disclosed thursday he is suffering from diverticulitis an intestinal ail said he would return to Brooke army medical Center where he underwent two Days of medical tests for further exam told reporters he Felt statement by his personal physician vice adm. George g. Burkley said that the chief executive s general physical Condi Tion was Well within the nor Mal is a condition marked by the appearance of pouches on the inner Wall of the Colon. It frequently is treated with out resort to surgery and there was no immediate indication that an operation would be necessary in Johnson s Case. Burkley in his statement said Johnson was known to have had diverticulitis since 1960, although this was the first Public Dis closure of the fact. The president said he would enter the medical Center some time next week for further tests which require that he go on liquid diet 48 hours in Advance. Johnson spent about 4 hours at Brooke thursday. He had spent five hours there tuesday at the Start of his annual physical . Johnson who entered the same Hospital tuesday for a checkup of her own left with he husband thursday and together they flew to their ranch Home. Here is the text of the state ment issued by Burkley the examination of the presi Dent is Well within the Normal limits so far As heart Electrocardiogram blood pressure and general physical condition is con stones previously noted in the left kidney Are present but cont. On Page 2$, col. 1

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