Oklahoma City Times (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 78, No. 307, Ed. 1 Monday, February 12, 1968 Page: 4 of 34
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^4 Monday. Feb. 12. 1968 OKLAHOMA CITY TIM EH
In 3 Fires;
War Fee ■-■* Tlw WU—
McCarthy Gets ADA Boost
.... ■ j .La «>.iamnnl Ulllllll shift
for the Democratic presidential nomination in opposition , . tho ptorida Conference of Concerned
to President Johnson’s Vietnam war policy says he d unanimously to enter a slate of dele-
prefer Johnson s re-election to "any of the Republicans «?«
Kennedy in 1968. said the movement would shift its sup-
P-- .. MaCanhy ta IS. early
RESCUES <«. 'h- BrHUb .««.
1* TW> ."had .1
Monday morning. (AP Wirephoto) _
By The Associated Press
Eighteen children in two
families died Sunday in fires
at Franklin. Pa., and Ho-
wich, Que.. near Montreal.
Four other persons, includ-
ing at least one American,
died in an Acapulco, Mexico,
hotel fire that injured more
Counting two adults killed
ai Howich and Franklin, the
three fires look 23 lives.
Eighteen Chinese were
killed early Monday In a fire
at Hong Kong that destroyed
a tenement building. Scores
of impoverished families
were left homeless.
Ten children were killed in
Pennsylvania as their moth-
er. widowed just over two
weeks ago. screamed for
them to jump from the sec-
ond floor of their flame-filled
In Quebec. Allain Champ
had planned to move his
family out of their single-
story brick home a week
ago. but ihe new house
wasn't ready. Champ per-
ished along with eight of his
children, 2 to 23 years old.
} after his wife escaped and he
1 brought out their 4-month-old
Children Won't Jump
At Franklin, Mrs. Mary
Grossman, 34, leaped from
the house first, hoping her
example would give the fran-
tic children courage to fol-
low. Her pleas from the
H (AP) _[ground could not make the
who are in the running."
McCarthy specified former Vice President Richard
M. Nixon in his remarks to interviewers Sunday. But
when a newsman asked him whether he would support
Republican Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller of New York.
McCarthy replied: "I reserve the right to look at the
whole picture come next fall.
Nixon is an announced candidate for the GOP nomi-
nation; Rockefeller says he isn't a candidate and suit-
ports Michigan Gov. George Romney.
McCarthy was interviewed on NBC's "Meet the
He said his endorsement by the Americans for Demo-
cratic Action Saturday was more valuable to him be-
cause Johnson supporters tried to block it.
The Minnesota Democrat said support of his cam-
paign by Sen. Robert F. Kennedy of New York would be
helpful. But. McCarthy added. "I don't know why I
should ask for it. He knows where I am . . . and he
knows what the issue is all about.
Kennedy, who also opposes Johnson's war policy, has
said he- will remain neutral on the choice of a Demo-
The ADA, :t liberal group, voted *45 to 4i to endorse
McCarthy at a meeting of the governing board in Wash-
ington. But the resolution of endorsement also expressed
recognition that many ADA members do not think any
candidate should be endorsed now.
After the meeting, former ADA national chairman
John C. Roche, a Johnson aide, announced his resigna-
tion from ADA.
Elsewhere on the political scene:
_Dr. Martin Shepard, co-chairman of Citizens for
<*.,r*. C. W.U.™ h,
hag men in mind to be his vice presidential running
mate on a third-party ticket. He declined to identify them
but said one is a Southerner and ihe other isnt.
He was Interviewed on the Public Broadcasting Lab-
oratory television show.
-New Hampshire backers of Republican Gov Ron-
ald Reagan dropped their efforts on his behalf in the
state's March 12 presidential primary, noting he. too. has
Saldl!p!erredSjTli"nger. former press secretary to Presi-
dents John F. Kennedy and Johnson said in Albuquerjie^
N. M„ that McCarthy's entry into thc Dcm.K ratic r'
\Wanhy w<iuW win any it .h.- si* primarl-. >!" *
•MK ar,h^.? looks like Johnson will be the candt-
ning in and that it
«t un tm homy fob your NEW HOME!
Ns CaatdUHta Fee sc PrefCtofges
SAVINGS & LOAN
A , , i
RicET^n he I children jump,
wants to debate the Demo-I A handyman Ronald
cratic candidate ior presi- Simpson. 24. who lived with
dent this vear. 'he Grossmans, also was
-When they get their can-,killed. Mrs. Grossman, suf-
didate l want to debate luring from shock was ad-
him •• Ninon said “I hope to I mitted to a hospital. Her
Nixon made the statement
Sunday to students at St.
I Paul s'School, a preparatory ,one of the Acapulco dead as
| school in Concord, following Robert Mayo D.ims. 68. of
'By The Associated Press
Freight and passenger service has returned to rear
* : normal on three major railroads following a four-day
‘ strike bv the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen.
The walkout began last Monday on the .Missouri Pa-
I dfic and its subsidiary. Texas & Pacific, and spread
Tuesday to the Seaboard Coast Line. The strike affected
j • service in the midwest, southern and southeastern sec-
tions of the country. ... . ..
A memorandum of agreement, which ended the strike
'. Friday, was negotiated in Jacksonville. Fla., where Mo-
pac President Downing B. Jenks and Seaboard President
'- W Thomas Rice met with union officers. It calls for the
railroads to increase the size of 50 percent of the train
crews. Management retained the right to negotiate the is-
• sue of the remaining crews. u....'e won (he election that
The walkout was precipitated by a dispu e t a e p - ^ jt had not been for
1 ed in 1959 over the number of men assigned to operate •
trains. Tho issue had temporarily been shelved by an ar-
bitration ruling in 1965 restricting the crews to two men.
The arbitration was binding only for two years and the
union sought to have three-man crews reinstituted.
! girls, ranged in age from one
j to 13.
The Red Cross identified
, quo*,ion-answer i-ssi™1 RaWnh. N. C
More n packed audience of person, admitted to a ho.pl-
F tal were U. S. citizens.
McNamara Son Present
In I960 Nixon appeared in
a series of televised debates
with John F. Kennedy. Ken-
nedy said that he could not
Echo I Expected to Fall
WASHINGTON (AP) — Echo I, the U. S. satellite
that long has ranked as the brightest and most easily ob-
aerved spacecraft orbiting the earth, appears to be about
” The Goddard Space Flight Center. Greenbelt, Md..
confirms reports by amateur sky-watchers that the bal-
loon-like Echo — observed by millions of people in \
tually every country since Its launching Aug. 12. I960
may drop back to earth any time.
A Goddard spokesman said the North American De-
fense Command has forecast, on the basis of ‘omputer
studies of the satellite's recent orbits, that it may fall
into the earth’s atmosphere about March 51.
Rut Echo I is a large, very light spherical object and
therefore somewhat unpredictable.
Divers Seek Lost Fliers
the debates with Nixon.
Students at St. Paul's and
a number of townspeople
crowded into the auditorium
to hear Nixon.
Among them was Craig
McNamara, son of Secretary
of Defense Robert Mc-
Namara. The young Mc-
Namara sat in the balcony
and raised his hand several
times to ask Nixon a ques-
tion. He was not recognized
and Nixon said after the ses-
sion, "Gee, I wish I had
Won’t Debate MrCarthy
One student asked whether
Nixon had any plans to de-
bate Sen. Eugene McCarthy
of Minnesota, a candidate for
the Democratic presidential
nomination. Nixon replied
that he would not debate
McCarthy or Gov. George
Romney of Michigan, the
only other announced major
Republican candidate for the
The beachfront Hotel
Majestic fire started In a
night club packed with win-
ter vacationers and swept
the lower floors. Many per-
sons jumped from the hotel
into the surf of Acapulco
Bay. U. S. sailors put out
boats to rescue them. _
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP)
— Two men in a navy jet
trainer, hurtling through
thick fog. crashed in
flames into ihe San Fran-
clsco-Oakland Bay Bridge,
scorching girders and tear-
ing crosspieces Sunday.
Ig Dead at 82
ATLANTA. Ga. (AP) —
Otto Orkin. a Latvian immi-
grant who created a $65 mil-
lion pest control business,
died Sunday in a private hos-
pital. He was 82.
At 14, Orkin devised a rat
poison to drive rodents from
his family's farm. He later
turned to pest extermination
in general and the Orkin
Company grew to a mam-
moth business with 400
branches in 28 states.
Shattered remains of the
T-33, which had taken off
from nearby Alameda Na-
val Air Station, continued
past the five-lane west-
bound upper bridge road-
way and about 180 feet
down to the water. Engi-
neers said a damaged
bridge girder would have
to be replaced.
Coast guard boats and
navy divers operating
from a barge searched
for the two filers in 50 feet
of water. The search, sus-
pended because of dark-
ness, resumed Monday.
The navy identified the
two men as Lt. Anthony V.
Miller, 33. Palm Desert,
Calif., and Lt. Bruce C.
Turnbull. 34. Los Angeles.
COLUMBUS. Ohio (AP) —
Columbus school officials
have banned the use of frogs
in experimental heart trans-
plants by students after a
complaint from the Humane
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pharmacists voted Sunday to
■top filling medicaid pre-
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they termed long delays In
payments to them.
Medicaid Is a program for
medical »care for the indi-
Many leading authorities say
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there is a product that may
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Gaylord, E. K. Oklahoma City Times (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 78, No. 307, Ed. 1 Monday, February 12, 1968, newspaper, February 12, 1968; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc993161/m1/4/: accessed September 24, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.