Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on April 19, 1973 · Page 27
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., April It, 1173 UREELEY (Cote.) TRIBUNE · n No doubt another shaker is on the way Continued from page 26 9, 1971, in the San Fernando Valley. A relatively mild 6.6 magnitude shock at 6 a.m. left 64 dead and $50 million in property damage. The experts said the energy released in this quake was awesome and among the most severe ever recorded by man. Among the post-1906 quakes, the Santa Barbara disaster of June 29,1923, ranked high with a 6.3 convulsion that killed 20 persons and wrecked the entire business section. The Long Beach earthquake of March 10,1933, remains second only to the 1906 quake in the number of lives taken. The Richter rating was only 6.3, but 120 persons were killed when the Newport-Inglewood Fault slipped violently just before 6 p.m. Property damage was set at 150 million. On July 21, 1952, the most powerful quake since 1906 struck the Bakersfield-Tehachapi region with a 7.7 shock that killed 12 and caused severe structural damage in Arvin and Tehachapi. San Francisco's strongest quake since 1906 happened March 22,1957, when a mild 5.3 magnitude shaker broke windows, tumbled canned goods,but killed no one. SAN FRANCISCO, A P R I L 18--THE YEAR: 1973 -- This is how Sacramento Street -*T|fi'San Francisco looks now, on the 67th anniversary of the great earthquake and fire of April 18, 1906. The picture was taken at the intersection of Sacramento and Taylor Streets. A small section of the Bay Bridge is visible in background, between the modern high rise buildings. (AP Wirephoto) SAN FRANCISCO, APRIL 18--THE Street following the big earthquake. The picYEAR: 1906 -- It looked like this on April W, lure is from the files of the California Histori- 1906 as householders amid wreckage watched cal Society. (AP Wirephoto) the fire creep toward them along Sacramento fill** ·····HI IIIIIIR iiiiii'miiiiiiiiiiiiiuM !······· iiminmiimiiuuuu ;······· m !!"''··»··· SAVE! 22136 GINGHAM CHECKS REG. 99c Y A R D Pick lively colors for fashion, home decor. Polyester, cotton needs no ironing; 44" wide. Y A R D ORLON SAYELLE REG. $1.39 Knit soft acrylic fashions. Washable. 4 o z . SKEIN UNION SQUARE AFTER THE QUAKE- Low building behind monument was the This was Union Square, foreground, in San temporary St. Francis Hotel. California His- Franoisco following 1906 quake with burned out torical Society officials, from whose library St. Francis Hotel at left and Pacific Union picture came, say it was made some time in UNION SQUARE IN 1973 -- San Fran- earthquake in center. A multi-level parking Cisco's Union Square looks like this today, with garage occupies the space under'Union Square, the Dewey Monument which survived the 1906 The St. Francis Hotel is at left. (AP Wirephoto) The IMPORT TAX New York 'Assembly COLONIAL CONGRESS A call was issued for the first Club, upper right. Dewey Monument, foreground, erected in 1903 survived the quake. 1906. (AP Wirephoto) voted duties on foreign goods on Congress of American Colonies April 11, 1787. on March 19, 1690. PEACE OF SUSA The Peace of Susa concluded the war between France and Fjigland on April 14, 1629. UNDERSTANDS YOUR VIEWPOINT REELEY MALL Highway 34 By-pass at 23rd Ave. WARDS OREGON SAILS TRKATY REJECTED On March 19, 1898, the bat- On March 19,1920, (he Senate tleship USS Oregon began a trip rejected by 7votes the Versaille to Key West as threats of war Treaty providing for a -League with Spain grew stronger. of Nations. REMEMBER We Are Open Every Thursday Night Till 9:00 FOR YOUR IMPROVEMENT NEEDS Weld County Lumber's Home Improvement Center 2812 10th St., Wilshire Shopping Center Prison pair expecting baby SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Carlton, convicted murderers who have been inmates at the New Mexico State Penitentiary for more than a year, are expecting a baby in June. The prison has no conjugal living arrangements. Facilities for the 700 men and 25 women inmates are separate. But last fall the Carltons were admitted to a special college study program at the nearby College of Santa Fe. "They're dropped off in the mornmg aiv-1 taken back in the even:: ' ,aid Warden Felix RodrigueTM "You figure it out." Tfrr -Jen added that both l "' . ' .'/Carlton, 24, and her husband.; Dennis, 26, are excellent students, with grade av- eragesjipproaching straight A. He sara bolh will continue in the study program. ' .odriguez said Mrs. Carlton's mother plans to care for the baby, the couple's first, after it's born. The Carltons are serving 10- to-50-year sentences for the August 1969 murder of Elbert Muncy, 08, a Portales, N.M., pharmacist. WATCH SI'ARK I'LUG WIRES F1NDLAY, Ohio (AP) - Car engine misfiring may be caused by faulty spark plug wires rather than the spark plugs themselves. According to an oil com- 'pany official, spark plug wires ] should be replaced every 24,000 miles. The wires deteriorate because of chemical attack from engine oil and gasoline fumes, says W. K. MacDonald, technical services manager for Marathon Oil Co. A new set of spark plug wires, he says, can often make n big difference in performance. STEP OUT OF YOUR DULL GRAY WORLD WITH BRIGHT WHITE--SAVE! MEN'S BRAIDED SLIP-ON MEN'S PANEL BOOT UNDERSTANDS VOUR VIEWPOINT YOUR CHOICE MEN'S MONK STRAP MEN'S STRAP SLIP-ON WARDS REGULAR S 16- S 17- S 18 "CHARGE IT" AT WARDS Open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday Thru Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday 11 a.m. to S p.m. Sunday GREELEYMALL Highway 34 By. Pass at 23rd Avt. i

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