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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - April 21, 1968, Florence, South CarolinaOur 45th year no. 112 the Only daily paper published in Eastern South Carolina Florence South Carolina sunday morning april 21, 1968 daily Loe sunday bombers strike festival goes Oriental Jimmy Stewart 10, son of or. And mrs. R. F. Stewart examines Robe reported to Hove belonged to Chien lung third emperor of the Ching or Manchu dynasty. The Robe is part of a display at the Florence museum of chinese Silks of the Manchu dynasty on loan from the Scala Mandre museum of textiles. The exhibit is being held in connection with the three Day Florence arts festival which ends sunday. Performances scheduled for Sun Day Are a recital by Beverly Reed Hay and a concert by the Morris College choir of Sumter. See related Story Poge 2-a. Staff photo by Sonny Smith two clashes near Saigon kill 59 Saigon a air Force b52s struck five times at enemy strongholds in the a shall Valley saturday night and Early sunday in a possible pre Lude to a new Allied push in Northwestern South Vietnam. Talks seen ultimately by Clifford crazy colors reign at City paint in jetliner carrying 129 crashes. Burns in Africa Washington talks set the attacks followed a 1968 record of Igo missions flown Friday by air Force Navy and marines fighter bombers attack j Iii enemy Supply lines and Stor Jage areas in North Vietnam s i Southern Panhandle below the 119th Paralle. The Day before american warplanes flew 145 missions in the area. A score. The attacks were within of defense Clark m. Clif a. Geographic limits set by predicted saturday that Thel colors and Wisard designs were in style in downtown Florence saturday at Story and photos on Page 7 7-a and 1-d. A kind of circus comes to a Livans ferry in the Spring of election years. It s the state s first stump speaking and it s country style. See Page 5-a. Florence s Mcclenaghan High school won three first places and scored in 10 of 13 events in the annual optimists relays. See Page 1-c. Index arts 7-c business 6-a deaths 2-a features 1-d sports theater to log women 1-c 6-c 8-c 1-b weather partly Cloudy and continued warm to a Day and tonight. Generally fair and warm monday. High today 90. Low tonight near 60. Dent Johnson in his efforts to Start peace talks with Hanoi. Allied strategists report the a Isham Valley and Hue Are still North vietnamese ultimately will decide to agree on a site for j preliminary peace negotiations and the talks will go briefly around Windhoek South West Afri-1 correspondent said. He was Ca a a South african air-1 merely shocked ways jetliner carrying 117 Pas sengers and a Crew of 12 crashed and burned in said to include or. J. G. Terrain after Takeoff saturday j Van Der Wath chairman of the night. A Hospital spokesman i South african Wool Board and said Only six survived. J vice chairman of the internal Ito Inal Wool secretariat Board the South african press Asso j Holliday the Copilot and citation put the number of sum Armstrong to a flight officer Vors at seven the Pilot capt. E. Smith was plunged into Tokyo Bay killing All 133 aboard. Washington a with a nationwide strike by 200.0001 the North vietnamese building up in the i think they Are attempting j danger Points in South Viet t0 extract As much propaganda Inam s Northern Frontier area de a value As they can from Clif i Spile a lessening of enemy said in discussing the a nerve rugs Over a possible Loca sure there. Have besides Taylor the survivors then came a shattering crash i h Tif the c cd life c Junt u 01 lilt i in a f him vip and the Airport crowd Sawi Valley overran me smoke and flames the sky from the climb crash Al Cio communications workers of America was sum . Into site five of the survivors were re ported injured some seriously. Reports from the scene said found dead in the cockpit. Witnesses at Windhoek s j. G. Strip Dom Airport said the South the Boeing 707 broke into plane seemed to hop sections two of them flaming. I into the air before finally taking wreckage was spread Over a of at 9 . A. Local travel five mile area. About six Miles away. Rescue workers had difficulty getting through Road less Countryside to the wreckage. Fire engines were bogged Down and police land rovers made it to the scene first. A Call for More four wheel drive vehicles was sent out. Two South african air helicopters arrived 30 Force Money saturday to Washington for a sunday session on possible new avenues of the possibility of a breakthrough is greatly enhanced by a Bell system statement yester Day opening up new avenues to Union president Joseph a. Beirne said saturday in announcing the meeting. Tion for the preliminary talks. Clifford returning after a meeting with nato defense ministers at the Hague re-1 minded newsmen of the same sort of difficulties which sur rounded the beginning of korean War peace talks 15 years ago. I believe what we Are going through is the kind of jockeying i you go through in this sort of be b52s have flown 30 missions i he said. He did on leaving the the world Green Beret Camp there in March 1966. The allies say the buildup represents a threat to Hue 30 Miles to the East. North vietnamese and Viet Cong troops occupied Hue s Citadel in january and it took the allies a month to drive them out. Over the Valley since wednes a a spread Over agent said he saw one of the Ater and started moving offer to discuss a new three hold. A South african press Asso. Pane s port engines catch fire j and survivors to Windhoek. I year contract rather than citation correspondent who flew shortly after it left the ground. Over the area said to saw Bod a ies strewn on the ground. As 1 left the scene i saw one passenger and an american Day leading to speculation in i h in red that Saigon that the attacks May be i Jonnson a statement Beirne did t say so but he i preliminary to a major Allied the United Stales would go minutes apparently referred to a Cornea ground assault into the Strong anywhere anytime to seek Viet Nam peace was too narrowly in wages Only in the remaining 18 i a Shau is about 40 messages were flashed across months of the current pact. Miles South of Khe Sanh near when that expression was i the Border of Laos. Some . J used and when it was used _ no company Union talks officials have said some of Thel since i interpreted it Only with history. The record single plane scene. An emergency Call for in Progress and none was vietnamese who held the the Rule of reason said Clif the crash was among the i Cinema screens in the City Call most costly in lives in aviation i ing for doctors to Rush to the named Thomas the when disaster was on feb. 14, 1966. Blood supplies was issued. Japanese u dec. Marines under siege at who has been a top adviser rep carts of me number the strike started thursday Sanh for 77 Days this year May to Johnson on Vietnam policy i of persons on Board fluctuated j after the Union and company King suspect placed on most wanted1 list Washington a what was t the nominee at that time May be the nation s most intent a spokesman explained the Sive manhunt gained fresh pres main purpose of the listings is sure saturday when the of big to attract publicity for a Guy placed on its most wanted list you re looking in this a fugitive convict accused of j Case there s been plenty of pub murder in the assassination or. Martin Luther King or. J but Hoover obviously decided James Earl Ray. A 40-year-old i More Public attention was in or Larwa is a Viscount habitual criminal is being Hunt Der. De by police from Border to Bor Der and beyond for the april 4 have moved Down into the Val for a Long time. At first it was said that there failed to agree on the wage for a possible push on Hue. Were 136, then 124. The up for negotiation under a said it would notify the Passen reopened clause Gers next of Kin before issuing a list. The plane had Beer in route i ice nearly Normal. The strike to London from Johannesburg i hit nationwide against Western automatic equipment and supervisory personnel kept serv what he meant obviously the . Command reported was that he would go any Rea action North of s Shau below the Honable place at any reasonable demilitarized zone on the main american students protest Paris a american students at the University of. Paris held a noisy demonstration outside the american residence Hall saturday night to protest a ban on visits by men and women to each other s quarters. Riot police stood by but made no move to step into the argument. One student said Iron bars had been erected at the door Between the men s and women s quarters. He said common rooms had been closed and lie Back door bolted shut. There Are about 365 students living in the american residence the student said. Most of them Are Over 21. Yet we re being treated like fishermen say boats taken port said Egypt a fishermen returned to port said claimed saturday that israeli armed boats intercepted them april 15 and towed away three fishing boats with 25 men aboard. Of 21 fishing boats that left port said april 12, 18 returned police said. They said one Fisherman told them that the egyptian boats had been fishing in the Mediterranean off the West coast of Sinai near the israeli held town of Learish. North electric whose employees make South Africa. Seventy one Pas sengers were reported to be from Johannesburg and 46 had boarded at Windhoek capital of 16 states. Contracts in 16 other in route to the combat naturally Clifford said John i p l of pc c son was not thinking of going to to it j Hanoi. Iii and install Telephone equipment i base marines were killed the defense chief said it was and Bell system companies in d two wounded. Enemy if it Lac ill 1fi Uthof j sniper slaying in Memphis term., of the negro civil rights Leader from Atlanta. The Fri always has limited its list of most wanted criminals to 10 names but saturday it lengthened this Roll of Dishonour to 11 by adding Ray a White loner known also by the name of Eric starve gait and by six other aliases. Gree murder warrant issued in Memphis Ray is wanted on fed eral charges of conspiracy to deny or. King his civil rights and of flight to escape confine ment. The latter traces to his april 1967 escape from Missouri prison at Jefferson City where he was starting his eighth year on a 20-year sentence for armed robbery. In announcing the unprecedented step of adding an Lith name to the "10 most wanted list Fri director j. Edgar Hoo ver announced it was done to insure the widest possible dissemination of Ray s photograph and description to help effect his earliest possible on thursday when Ray still was being sought under the name of gait the Fri filled a vacancy on the list with another name. When asked Why Gall j As usual the Fri is appealing to the Public for help in spotting its Man implied warning against any Effort by a Plain citizen to apprehend the criminal unaided. The official language puts it this Way Ray should be considered armed and extremely danger Ous. Anyone with information concerning this fugitive is re Quested to immediately Contact the nearest office of the Fri the Telephone number of which May be found on the first Page of local Telephone South West Africa. The crash was the biggest Dis Aster Ever for South african j ated by the airline plunged into i the sea off East London South Africa March 13, 1067, and 25 were killed. States expire soon and workers in Many of those states refused to Cross picket lines. Western electric offered raises of 7.5 per cent Over the remaining 18 months of the con casualties were unknown. The Road was opened by . Army and South vietnamese troops in operation Pegasus Early this month. A ii Uci Tizoc 3aiu in Wao his View that Only the United states and North Vietnam should participate in the Preli Minary talks but that once Thel site is agreed upon consideration should be Given to Partick i florentine Dies in Vietnam pfc. Douglas l. Long jr., Ai pfc. Long native of Florence was killed Florence and april 13 in the Vicinity of thua Thien South Vietnam according to an announcement by department of defense. Was born in attended schools Here. He also attended High one school in eau gallic Fla. His father d. L. Long sr., lives in pation by other nations. Elsewhere 50 Viet Cong died. He said that one Factor in the la saturday in two Sharp Over the question of just outside Saigon . Site for preliminary talks re quarters reported. No Ameri valves around the . Wisht of cans were reported killed and meet with the North vietnamese other Allied casualties a place where Allied coun termed Light. Tries though not direct Particio pants might be Able to Send Florence and his Mother mrs. The department reported Ann l Yves in Savan. Died As a result of wounds from a hostile fire while on patrol. A Marine he had served in funeral arrangements will be Vietnam about 55 Days. I announced. Other ground action across the country was Light and scattered. In far Southern South Viet Nam . Air Force jets started new fires in the u Minh Forest in a continuing Effort to Burn out Viet Cong base Camps and Stor age areas already ravaged by dry season blazes. Representatives to consult with the americans during Neotia j tons. Clifford returned to washing ton after a two Day session the nuclear planning group of the Atlantic Alliance. Britain. Canada West Germany Italy Holland and Greece also were represented at the meeting. Wol Naping plot fails to Dampen Rome Rome a on the very eve of this ancient City s birthday someone tried to steal the Woie that is the Symbol of Rome. It would have been a pretty poor show for the lord mayor of London sir Gilbert Inglefield who is Here As guest for the big anniversary Celebration sunday. Guards said the attempted Wol Naping apparently was the work of students celebrating their annual freshman festival. They sawed through the bars of the Cage where a live Wolf is kept symbolically on Capitoline Hill below the Camp Doglio City Hall. But either the Wolf proved uncooperative or guards frightened the students away before they could pry the bars apart. They fled leaving the the saw and a peaked student hat. Some fiscal minded munsters gibe that it was a pity the prank did t work. Something a ends to be done to get rid of the Wolf at one s door. The City is so far in debt it will take three fourths of this year s Revenue just to pay off interest and Short term Loans. With the Wolf Safe in its Cage plans for the sunday Celebration went ahead despite the usual last minute flare up of scepticism about the Story of Romulus Remus the she Wolf and the founding of Rome in 753 . Only a few Days before the anniversary a professor came out with the theory that Rome was founded by a band of wandering semites five to seven centuries before the Wolf suckled Romulus and Remus. Archaeologists reported finding pottery shards and bits of hone indicating that prehistoric tribes inhabited Rome s seven Hills even earlier than that. Rome s City fathers were unshaken. They said the pretty textbook Story of Romulus Remus and the she Wolf had been Good enough to satisfy generations o f schoolboys around the and they would stick with it. Moscow a a jeering crowd of several thousand muscovites ridiculed russian orthodox priests during an outdoor easter procession Early sunday. Police on motorcycles horseback and on foot controlled the hecklers. The procession around Moscow s Central Epiphany Cathedral was a highlight of a six hour easter service held from about Midnight to 6 . The russian orthodox Church celebrated easter this year a week later than did Western Chrisitian churches. The priests ignored the Rowdy spectators who turn up every year at Moscow easter services to show contempt for believers in this predominately atheistic society. Soviets launch spacecraft Moscow a the soviet Union launched one unman Ned spacecraft and brought Down another saturday renew ing expectations that a manned launching will be carried out soon. Soviet space shots arc never announced beforehand but planned launching often Are preceded by a flurry of unman Ned shots. The Craft brought Down saturday Cosmos 212, had linked up and separated in orbit monday with Cosmos 213, which was brought Down Friday in the soviet Union. The Mission of Cosmos 216, launched saturday was not disclosed. But its Orbital dimensions were similar to those of the Craft that linked up monday and matched the orbit of soyuz a the space ship that crashed to Earth last april 24, killing the cosmonaut aboard. Sex wafers big business a Laoang. Aug of Hivia api the sex Waters now officially christened Aqua Vita Casanova from a Spring near this bosnian town Are becoming big business. The water some local inhabitants say increases male Potency and la Dan authorities fighting off attempts by foreign investors to secure exploitation rights Are planning to bottle it for Sale. Until the local bottling Plant is ready the water is being sent in tanks to Sarajevo for bottling. And a German Brewer was reported negotiating to buy 3.5 million quarts of it to use As an additive to his visiting tourists can have the water free hut Only a quart

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