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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - June 16, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseDay zab a Isiah the stars and stripes to i flagship of Columbus americans May have found Santa Maria by up an american a has found what it believes to be the is of Christopher Columbus flagship the it Maria in Caribbean Waters a former mine Gold medal Winner and Amateur geologist reported Friday. A inh Kiefer a former swimming Champion do it in Albany for a swimming Demontra 4 a he was 99 per cent sure that the wreck tha famed vessel had been found off the coast Jas the Island which is divided Between and he dominican Republic. He said he ii Fred � n or. Of Ocean City n.j., head of con mining and exploration corp., Are Nego Ling for funds to carry on the Hunt. Sefer said the undisclosed site which he an locates have been studying is located five e from another site where archaeologists k Long believed the ship to be. He said four touts have been removed from the site and b to Europe for analysis and possible con nation that they came from the Santa Maria. The 117-foot, 100-ton decked vessel Sank on Christmas Day 1492, after its Bottom was pierced by Coral outcroppings off the Hispaniola 52 men aboard escaped and Columbus had to crowd As Many As possible aboard a smaller vessel the Nina leaving some behind with a year s supplies at a settlement he called Villa de Natividad. The third vessel in the exploratory Fleet the Pinta had been separated from the other vessels in a storm but later was reunited with the Nina for the trip Back to Spain. Columbus own log documents of the period and biographies of the explorer helped Kiefer and his group to pinpoint the possible location of the wreck. Kiefer estimated it would Cost $150,000 to resurrect the ship on which Columbus discovered the new world when he made his first landfall in the Bahamas on oct. 12, 1492. The explorer made two later trips to the new world and i buried in the dominican Republic although a Cathedral in Seville Spain also claims to have his Bones. Boss subpoenaed . Bribe trial widens new York Cap Carmine Sapio former tammany Hall Der was subpoenaed Friday answer sworn testimony that served As go Between in a 500 Shakedown by James , the City s ousted water the latest turn in a sensational Federal it bribe conspiracy trial Ich has exposed purported feeling and dealing by Politi bigwigs through Marcus of i in City Hall. I others on trial four other men Are on trial arged with sharing with mar i in a $40,000 Kickback on Reservoir cleaning con act. They Are Henry Fried 68, of s. T. Grand inc. Miel j. Motto 57, head of Akery Union Charles j. Rap Bort 30, a lawyer and Anto Tony ducks Corallo 54, a Isa Nostra figure. Desapio 59, became Leader of Many the Manhattan dem Juratic organization in 1949, Andi sequently served also As or York Secretary of stated democratic National com Littleman. The was one of the most Toul democrats in the nation Jintil he bucked former demo Latic mayor Robert f. Wag. S re election in 1961. Wagner a third term and Desapio ousted from tammany Aport time later. The trial has been in Rece since tuesday because of the ill is of a defense lawyer. It was f have resumed Friday but Otto suffered a stomach ulcer Ptack. Resumption now is peddled for monday with Desapio directed to be on hand. Marcus 37, once a top aide and close Friend of Republican mayor John v. Lindsay is not himself on trial. He has pleaded guilty to accepting $16,000 of Reservoir Money and is awaiting sentence. The maximum penalty is five years in prison and a$10,000 Fine. It was in the course of mar Cus testimony for the govern ment that political name drop Ping began and Desapio s Pur ported Deal with Marcus came up. Mentioned separately in connection with the Reservoir Deal were two Republican bigwigs Vincent Albano Manhattan gop chairman and Josep Ruggiero counsel to the state racing testified he held up some $20 million in consolidated Edison co. Power line contract that needed his approval last year. He did so he added at the Behest of his lawyer and Busi Ness partner Herbert Itkin. It Kin Marcus said was trying to negotiate a Deal with Desapio who in turn was in touch with consolidated Edison. In his turn on the witness stand Itkin said he had been introduced to Desapio and Bee told Desapio from now on will handle All other Corallo was in on the matter Itkin said and was promised part of the take. Asked if he eventually received the $12,500 payoff for approval of the consolidated Edison project Itkin replied yes i who paid you he was asked. Carmine Desapio Itkin said. Indicted Itkin 41, was indicted with Marcus and the others dec. 18 in the alleged Reservoir Shakedown but has been granted a separate trial As yet unscheduled. In 1957, a cab Driver found$11,200 in Cash in the Back seat of his cab shortly after he dropped Desapio off at the bilt More hotel. Amid a Good Deal of political uproar Desapio insisted the Money was not his. Eventually it went to the cab Driver for Lack of any legitimate claim ant. It was Corallo s lawyer Jaco Kossman who subpoenaed de Sapio As a defense witness. At the insistence of mayor Lindsay Marcus was forced out of his $30,000 a year Post of water commissioner shortly before his indictment. Lie is the son in Law of former gov. John Davis Lodge of Connecticut. Artist s drawing of the Santa Maria flagship of Columbus. 2 guilty in evil rights new York a an All 1male jury has convicted Herman b. Ferguson and Arthur Harris both negroes of conspiring to murder moderate civil right leaders Roy Wilkins and Whitney Young panel began deliberating at 4 . Friday after an eighth than erupts Cost creditors half a Miami Beach up americans filed through bankruptcy courts at the rate of More than one a minute during 1967, and generally they were not the nation s poor people. S. C. Patterson president of the National foundation for con Sumer credit told a credit con Ference Friday that some 192,000 people declared themselves bankrupt last year taking an Esti mated $500 million out of . Economy. He said creditors were parti ally paid off in less than 20 per cent of the for a hard Core of perhaps 10,000 credit drunks who will never be Able to handle their financial affairs we know from experience that most of this 192,000 did t get into Trou ble deliberately Patterson said. Plot to kill leaders Day of trial in Queens state supreme court. The jurors announced their decision shortly after 2 . Saturday. Ferguson 46, who was sus Pended from his Post As assist ant principal of a Jamaica Queens Public school after his arrest a year ag9, and Harris,22, also of Jamaica stood impassively As jury Foreman Johna. Lacorn read the guilty ver is executive director of the National association forthe advancement of coloured people and Young is executive director of the National Urban league. Ferguson and Harris remained free on $20,000 bail each. They were among 15 per sons arrested last june by police who also seized 40 Date for sentencing was set. Jet avoids collision a t l a n t a a. A stewardess and two passengers were slightly injured Friday when a Delta airlines pcs Jet swerved out of the path of an other Delta flight approaching the Atlanta Airport officials said. Reeman wants food Stamps not Bingo Cash. ._.1.t -.,4 i a i i. I i i n few to c1lrl1_washington up Agi i Mure Secretary Orville a Reeman. Told Congress Friday a food stamp program is the Way to feed the poor cause the coupons can t be wandered in Bingo games until we develop the kind of which deals with As a whole we will a to continue to attack the a dual problems which grow1 of poverty such As hunger la malnutrition Freeman m convinced that the Best tool to combat these twin menaces of inadequate diets is the food stamp told a Senate panel studying welfare programs the office of economic Opportunity and welfare people really Don t believe in Foo Stamps. They believe in giving poor people Money letting them buy what they said he found As governor of Minnesota however that Many elderly pensioners weren i buying food with their welfare played Bingo free Man said. Then they Wouldhave to go into a Hospital for three or four Days to get if we Are to effectively reach poor families in their Homes Freeman said a food stamp program would be required which operates in every county and City in the country. Permits All financially needy to participate. Is easily accessible wit prompt certification services. Freeman said the ultimate should make available to each participating family sufficient total food Stamps to provide an adequate family diet with the family investment related to its Basic ability to buy the latter Point is important the Secretary said because families should be required to spend the same amount for food Stamps they had previously been spending for food itself. Otherwise he said the experience of the depression years showed the program would become corrupt. Circulation office phone numbers Germany Berlin Civ 739 108bremerhaven. 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