Clipped From The Columbus Telegram
S Nebraskans scared by demonstrators M I A M I , Kla. (AP)-Mosl the Nebraska delegates to the Republican National Convention apparently escaped the rough stuff being dished out by dem- onstrators outside the con- vention hall. Five Nebraskans got some- tiling of a scare Wednesday night, however, when their bus was stopped by demonstrators who deflated the tires. Mr. and Mrs. George Ehrhart of .Omaha were on a bus ed for, the .convention Wednes- day evening., Despite the ve- hicle being re-routed three limes, demonstrators slopped it, it tt'as reported. Also aboard the bus were Mrs. Carolyn Bargman'and her two teen-aged children. The incident occurred near a police line and-the five Nebras- kans escaped the unruly crowd without, injury, sources said. A check of the Nebraska egation sliowed nearly all o( those in attendance had planned ahead: they arrived at Ihe convention site early. Some of them reported they didn't sÂ«e-any demonstrators. Â·Earlfer in the week one Ne- braska delegate, John Bvcr- road of Millard, reported being ,-lioved around by demonstra- tors as he tried to enter the covention hall. Witnesses said *ften the Nebraskan was knocked off his feel, his wife wasted no time in discouraging the protesters with the business end of an umbrella. The Nebraska delegation.was expected to .return to Omaha late Thursday night, it was re- port* 1.