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Pacific Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - February 8, 1967, Tokyo, JapanMore Snow cold kill 16 in Midwest by United press International temperatures plunged As Low as40 degrees below Zero in the Middle West monday following the third snowstorm in 11 Days. Hurricane Force winds Rake Texas and More Snow fell in new York City. Chicago bogged by the great est snows in its history was hit with a new covering of up to 11inches which started sunday and continued through monday morn ing. In the past 11 Days the Windy City has had 36 inches of Snow More than Chicago usually gets All Winter. The same blinding snowstorm tied traffic into knots and stalled cars and trucks across wide areas of Wisconsin Indiana and Michigan. A total of 16 death was blamed on the storm. The temperature hit 40 below in Minnesota. In Texas the collision of icy and humid air touched off winds of Hurricane Force. An 80-Mileband of sleet freezing and Snow stretched across Centra land Southwest Texas. To the East two and a half inches of Snow piled up in new York by mid morning. Hong Kong Burns drugs Hong Kong a the Hong Kong government Mon Day destroyed More than five tons of opium heroin and mor Phine in a symbolic burning in an incinerator. Police estimated the drugs seized Over the last years were Worth More than $10 Mil lion on the drug Market. A government statement said the seizure collected narcotics was the fruit of Many Success Ful actions against the smugglers and traffickers who run this Multi million Dollar illicit Trade in the Picasso Sells for $105,000 in telstar auction new York up Pablo Picasso s reclining nude Reading brought $105,000 sunday night at an internationally televised auction attended by buyers on two continents. The fort Worth tex., museum of Fine arts was the High bidder. The auction televised by Abc and beamed via the telstar communications satellite was conducted by Parke Bernet galleries of Newyork featuring rotheby s of Lon Don s auctioneer Peter in new York los an Geles fort Worth and Londo raised the Price of the Spanish master s 1960 painting from $50,-000 to $90,000 within a few min utes. Los Angeles and Londo dropped out of the bidding. Two men one in new York an the fort Worth museum director slowly raised the painting s Price to the successful offer. The Battle was Between for Worth and new York after los Angeles dropped out Early. After reaching $85,000, the bids went up $1,000 at a time until for Worth jumped it from $95,000 to $100, York responded with another $1,000, and then for Worth made the successful Call. Satellite relay has been use for closed circuit auctions be tween new York and London but this was the first time an inter National Art auction has been Tele Vised. Auctioneer Peter Wilson right takes bids in up radio photo new York via telstar on Picasso painting. 2 Hurt fleeing hotel Blaze Rochester Minn. A downtown Rochester hotel burned monday and two top floor occupants were seriously injured a woman when she jumped fro the third Story and a Man who fell As he lost his grip on window ledge. Four hours after the fire broke out in the Norton hotel flames were so intense that firemen were unable to enter the building to see if anyone had died in the Laze. No one was reported miss ing Norton is about three blocks from the Mayo clinic. The hotel built about 50 years ago has 66 rooms and some Small business firms and offices. Reagan wants Holiday work Sacramento Cal. A gov. Ronald Reagan has made another move in his attempt to balance the state budget deficit. He asked state employees voluntarily to report for work on two holidays Lincoln s and washing ton s birthdays. He said that while such a Sacri fice would t put Money directly into the Treasury some $7 Mil lion dollars Worth of work could be done on those two Days. Denoted that the state s payroll is $3.66 million a suggestion was received without enthusiasm around the Capitol. Dalai red China outrages new Delhi up the Dalai Lama refugee of Tibet announced monday he May make United nations appearance to protest chinese red guard out rages in Lhasa. The former absolute ruler whorled Tibet in 1959 to avoid Chi Nese arrest still is considered the True reincarnation of Buddha by 1.2 million Dalai Lama in a state ment released by an Indian new Agency said the red guard out rages have incurred the hatred of Thupten Vingee his personal representative in new Delhi monday gave newsmen details of developments inside the Moun Tain kingdom on the basis of lat est refugee reports. Vingee said the red Chines had denounced the p a n c h Lama the number two Leader inthe tibetan Hierarchy whom they tried to install As a puppet As reactionary and forced him to live in a commune As an Ordinary Man. Vingee said the chinese Force the Panchen Lama to violate his vow of lifelong celibacy and take Bride who May be chinese be fore parading him through Lhasa streets where he was greeted with also displayed two carved Heads he said red guards hacked from a sacred statue of Buddha. Red guards destroyed the statue aug. 25 when they ran sacked the Cathedral. The Mai head and a second head were found by Dalai Lama supporter Sand passed person to person along a 500-mile Mountain track before they reached the Indian Frontier. 6/asf wrecks Aden s radio Aden a an explosion rocked the a d e n radio station building monday night setting fire to it a military spokesman said. The spokesman said All Mem Bers of the staff trapped inside the building had been rescued in Hurt but that the building had been damaged extensively. The British forces radio Here is lending equipment and Engi neers to get broadcasting re started As soon As possible. American held in East Berlin West Berlin a a american woman from provi Dence r.i., Victoria Feinauer said Here sunday night her son is being held by communist authorities in East Berlin. She said the son Pete Feinauer 27, was arrested last oct. 7 and has been held eve since with no indication of the accusations against disclosure came two Days after four other americans were released from East Germany Pri sons and allowed to return to the West. Jurgen Stange a West Berli attorney representing Feinauer said East German authorities Are still investigating the Case and no charge has been said the Case does not involve aiding East German to Fleeto the West. Sex convict builds for waifs los Angeles a i can understand the hatred and hostility those kids feel for us says John Jake the Barber Factor who is providing a $1 million recreation Center for the. Pre dominantly negro Community of Watts. I grew up in a slum in , and did t go to school a Day in my life he declared. Iwas rebellious and i in Tow what poverty and prejudice , a 73-year-old sex convict who is now a Beverly Hills real estate executive was once known in Chicago As Jake the has since Given millions to will be broken sunday for the youth Center that will in clude a swimming Pool gymnasium Craft shop and second floor May someday be added to the 20,000-Square-Footbuilding, which will be built on acres at the Edge of Watts. Not far away in the summer of 1965, negroes rioted in the South Central los Angeles District. Factor was a Chicago figure in1934 when Roger the terrible Touhy was convicted of Kidnap ing him and was sentenced to 99 years in prison Touhy served25 years in prison and was Mur dered Gangland style in 1959. Convicted of mail fraud in 1943,Factor served six years in prison and was released on parole be fore being pardoned by president Kennedy in 1962. The need for such a recreation enter in Watts was pointed out to Factor by the Rev. H. H. Brook ins pastor of the first Africa methodist episcopal Church. When real estate Man found a site for the Center Brookins said fac Tor wrote out a Check for $140,000 just like that for the architect s fees. The rest of the Money will come later. Jake the Barber Pacific stars & stripes 3wednesday, feb. 8, 1967

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