Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Jul 19 1967, Page 1

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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - July 19, 1967, Tokyo, Japan Riders stranded compiled from a and up More than a half million com Muters became the first to feel the effects of the nationwide railway strike that by monday morning had trains grinding to a halt across the hardest hit were major cities in the Midwest and Eastern states where rail lines carry the bulk of suburban ites to and from their jobs in Railroad stations in Phil Adelphia and new York that Are usually thronged with Early morning commuters were empty monday morn but highways leading to the cities were jammed bumper to bumper As thousands of commuters who normally ride trains drove to in the nations railway halting of commuter trains of the North Bur Illinois Central and Rock Island lines left an estimated 000 commuters trying to find other ways to get to in new York the Mammoth Pennsylvania and grand Central stations monday morning were As empty As baseball Parks in december As every major railway serving the nations largest City shut the exception of the Long Island rail officials of the Long Island line serves commuters it expected the line would be Able to continue running through out the Day but then would also be hit by the new York City officials put extra police on duty to handle traffic Mon Day and to control crowds at bus continued on Back 1 an authorized publication of the armed forces in the far East five Star edition 104 j 199 july 1967 37 inmates die i prison Blaze fire started during an inmate fight at a recently integrated prison work Camp sunday night killing 37 authorities Santa Rosa county sheriff Wade Cobb said six other inmates were badly burned and were taken to a Hospital at and eight others escaped unharmed and were placed in the county in nearby prisoners who survived the fire testified at an inquest that it was set deliberately by three inmates who they said plotted in Advance to tear the place the convict witnesses Testi fied the three men were among those killed when the Blaze ran out of control inside the locked Barracks they did not identify the the convicts testified that it was about six minutes before a guard unlocked the door after the fire said the plot was hatched jointly by two White convicts and a officials said previously the building was destroyed completely in eight Byrd a newsman for radio station Weby in arrived on the scene shortly after the Frame two Story dormitory building col the bodies were three or four feet deep in the you separate Mapoles he said it appeared the inmates tried to continued on Back 3 High powered drama lineman hanging unconscious after touching a is revived by a fellow worker Jimmy Thompson who rushed up the pole and administered month Mouth after being lowered to the Champion was taken to a Hospital suffering from a radio photo onion fear rocket Brake As Surveyor 4 Blacks out done press my Chicago angry mob formed when robbery suspect Frank was shot by a but they went away when Ross said shut they could have killed a Surveyor 4 stopped sending Sig nals As it swooped in for a land ing on the Moon sunday night and officials speculated the spacecrafts main braking rocket May have the loss of signal came two seconds before the scheduled burnout of the designed to slow the vehicles approach to the lunar All we know is that we have lost Contact with Surveyor and it will take several hours at least before we can be certain what said Howard project manager at the Jet propulsion there Are Many but one of those uppermost in my mind is that there May have been an explosion in the rocket cast just before we cant Rule out the Possi that the space Craft May have landed the mishap came shortly after 7 seconds before Surveyor 4 was scheduled to land in a rugged area of the dry Plain called sinus or Cen trial almost dead Center on the visible face of the photographs taken by earlier spacecraft show this area to be extremely marked with craters and but there was no indication terrain features caused the Surveyor 4 was presumably about seven Miles above the continued on Back 4 compiled from a and up Washington Congress approved and president Johnson signed monday night an order for Railroad workers to return to work ending the United states first general rail strike since management said trains could be rolling again Day Union vials protested a feature of the new Law calling for a compulsory settlement o f their contract dispute fail ing voluntary agreement within 90 and there talk by one of a pos sible delay in Manning the but the Justice department was ready to seek a work court injunction at the first sign of foot the Law made it Clear the strikers had no Legal Choice but to obey Joseph vice presi Dent of the strike leading Al Cio International association of machinists said after Congress when we receive an order from the president of the continued on Back 4 Geneva Legal subcommittee of the United nations committee on the peace Ful uses of outer space announced provisional approval monday of an agreement for helping and returning astronauts who land in foreign the United states and the so Viet Union Are among the 28 nations represented on the com preliminary agreement was also reached on paying for dam age caused by space shots of other the United states and rus Sia have been negotiating the Issue for some agreement was reached when the subcommittee concluded its sixth ses Sion last a announcement further preliminary agree ment was reached on fixing the liability for caused by the launching of objects into outer the announcement 188 degrees in Iran town Tehran temperature hit degrees sunday in Southwest Many of the towns people fled in search of cooler places As four heat deaths were reported and heat stricken patients were brought to Asphalt roads melted under the terrific reports reaching Tehran monday All Iran Southern oilfields were affected by record temper at res that halted most opera

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