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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - May 1, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseChallenges Nixon Rockefeller will the subs an stripes unofficial new tap a of . Forces in Ulrop North Africa and Iho Middle East vol. 27, no. 14 if 21855 a 5t daily 10 sunday wednesday May 1, 1968 42 killed in iranian earthquake Tehran a at least 42 people were reported killed and Many injured when a severe earthquake rocked a Large area of Western Iran Between Maku and Rezaeih at Midnight monday official said tuesday. According to official reports slight tremors Shook the area at 8 p.m., but caused no casual ties or damage. Then at 11 30 p.m., a second quake wrecked at least 12 villages around Maku and near Rezaeih. Rescuers tuesday were still searching for More bodies feared buried under the debris. As army helicopters began flying in food and medical sup plies it Daybreak tuesday officials said 250 people were injured and Many hundreds were homeless. The casualty toll was still rising they 1963 an earthquake in the Ghazvini area of Western Iran killed 13,000 people. Declares crises altered decision Albany . A a buoyant gov. Nelson a. Rockefeller shucked off his inhibitions about fighting for the Republican presidential nomination tuesday and arrayed himself openly As an Active candidate against Richard m. Nixon. The 59-year-old millionaire new York governor told a nationally televised news Confer ence that he did so in response to the pleas of Many people and because of his own concern about the Gravity of the crises thai confront the Ameri can people. Only 40 Days ago Rockefeller had surprised political observers by announcing he would no bid for the nomination but was available for a draft if the party wanted him. He told reporters tuesday that he thought he had made the Correct decision then and was icon. On pay 2,. Cot 1 Frenchman Dies after heart graft new stance gov. Nelson Rockefeller joined by his wife Happy tells a news Confer ence in Albany that he is now an Active Candi Date for the gop presidential nomination. A reds executed 1,000 near Hue a North Viet namese soldiers and the Vietcong executed More than 1,000 people some by burials alive during the the t offensive in Hue the is. Mission said tues Day. An official report by the american embassy citing statistics from Allied sources an the South vietnamese National police said the victims were found in 19 mass Graves. Many Hail been shot some beheaded d Ami a number of bodies showed signs of mutilation. Most were found with hands bound behind their backs the Mission said. It added also was discovered of Vul ins having been clubbed unconscious prior to being buried compilation of executions also quoted an officer of the South vietnamese we political Warl arc in which was involve Din investigating thu executions As estimating that most half of the victims were found in conditions indicating that they had been buried were found bound together in groups of 10 to 15.eyes open with dirt or cloth in cent on pit it 2j, col. Jav Paris a Clovis Rob lain the 66-year-old French heart transplant patient who died tuesday was killed when the Strong new heart grafted into him flooded his lungs with blood his doctor disclosed. Reporting the results of an autopsy carried out late tues Day. Or. Christian Cabrol. The surgeon who headed the hear transplant team said Clovis Rob lain had a deficient circulatory system and because he had remained in bed for so Longhe had numerous clots in his veins. When a new and vigorous heart propelled a Normal circulatory flow it swept away All the clots and completely flooded his Rob lain a heart patient for 20 years had been confined to be since last july when he suffered a coronary attack. He was operated on saturday night and the nine hour transplant was finished Kesman said Eisenhower 77, was Comfort Able and in excellent spirits at the base Hospital. Blood tests and an Electrocardiogram were being Evalu ated by the doctors. Eisenhower s pulse and blood pressure were n o r m a 1, the spokesman said. Mrs. Mamie Eisenhower Cameto March by automobile follow ing her husband and was stay ing at the suffered Chest discomfort after playing u co tit. On Liy. To Chi. I

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