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Greenfield Recorder Gazette and Courier (Newspaper) - October 27, 1969, Greenfield, Massachusetts 253 Greenfield, October 27, 1969 Pages MS 10 Cong Say They Will Release Three S. Awaits Further Word On HEAR SENATE PRESIDENT Sen. Maurice Donahue of Holyoke addresses the Franklin County Teachers Association as John Sullivan of the Dr. Dana John Nelson president of the Franklin County Teachers Rev. Ben E. J. New of the Shelburne Falls Trinity Fellowship and Dr. Percy Greenfield school committee Photo by No Teachers DIANA County teachers were told today by the director of Harvard University Health services that on drug use are not the best way to Inform the majority of students on the hazards of Dana L. Farnsworth told the Franklin County Association that drug education programs should emphasize people do take Instead of people should not take He said the horror the of drug tend to be considered by the youth as and untruthfulness from older Farnsworth assumed the proportion of initiation by young people who want to be accepted by their and who have lost confidence In parents and To Farnsworth also spoke on marijuana and compared its use to that of In comments as to whether use of that drug should be made He did not feel It should be out but marijuana gives little In the way of large amounts of marijuana may produce no signs until the individual becomes he people can recognize alcohol the alcohol gives we have up to a point how to deal with he drugs were the question Is much then can a society tolerate in the way of odd behavior of Its and still concept of stricter laws and heavier penalties does not seem to be effective In deterring drug Dr. Farnsworth He called laws restraining drug use Farnsworth listed several users France Joan Tunney daughter of former heavyweight boxer champion Is In a Marseilles hospital after being missing for two residents of France brought Mrs. Wilkinson to the American Consulate Friday and she was taken to a Officials refused to say whether she was seriously 111. Carter has arrived In to be with in the United States said the woman was emaciated and and had complete loss of Page 18 Page 4 14 Page 11 13 ' 8 Page 16 Ads Page 19 WEATHER cloudiness and much colder tonight and lows tonight in the defense of their use of One was that marijuana Is not as dangerous as Dr. Farnsworth called this an and said there Is no reason if the country has five million there should be 5 million Least Evil Dr. Farnsworth called marijuana the least of the evils in the drug lines and said that the greatest for the young He said there was typical of and told the several hundred teachers assembled that the best way for a physician to determine If a person Is a drug user Is to ask the but the teachers should use more Indirect told teachers to look on Reveals Vast Army Club For U.S. military the open mess Is the neighborhood bar and the downtown night club the slot machine is a place of off-duty relaxation where a noncommissioned officer can order a steak medium sip a bourbon and water and to live also Is big with sales of more than million and profits of million last Investigation which concluded last week brought out that a small band of sergeants took advantage Prize For Economic Science The First Nobel Prize in economic science was awarded jointly today to Prof. Ragnar of Norway and Prof. Jan of the Academy of Sciences said they were awarded the prize for developed and applied dynamic models for the analysis of economic the winner of the 1969 prize for playwright Samuel sent a telegram accepting the his publisher announced in But the Jerome said the retiring writer would not go to Stockholm for the presentation of the 66, has been chairman of the Committee for Development Planning of the United Nations sirice 1966. 74,. became a professor at Oslo University In 1931 and was director of the university's Institute for Social Economy for many has been visiting professor at a number of universities since World War II and has also been economic counsellor for economic planning In a developing And Tuesday through will average near the seasonal Coid Tuesday and Wednesday will be followed by a warming trend the of the daytime high will range from near 50 extreme north to near 60 in southern Lowest nighttime temperatures will average in the 30's in northern sections and near 40 in southern will average between and one-half inch occurring as showers late Friday or weaknesses in the club's accounting system to forge a extremely lucrative conspiracy to skim funds from the dozens of clubs they And witnesses said four of the sergeants had been protected from prosecution by influence applied near the top of the Army chain of half a dozen years or the witnesses these men machine kickbacks from suppliers and entertainers and formed own corporation to build a mountain of Illicit reporting on more than eight months of undercover said on Papp Tpn The U.S. Command today awaited further word from the Viet Cong on its plans for the release of three American a broadcast by its Liberation Radio Sunday the Viet Cong said It would free the three GIs as a demonstration of Its and the basis of Army serial numbers given In the the U.S. Command Identified the men as 4 Willie A. of Pfc. James H. Strickland of and Pfc. Coy R. 22, of Tenn. All were members of the is one of 14 children of Mr. and Mrs. R. G. of and the seventh son to serve In the armed He disappeared last March 9 during an action near Quang In the northern part of the and Strickland were reported missing in action Jan. 8 and Jan. 9, 1968, In the Que Son The Viet Cong broadcast indicated that both were members of A 3rd 196th Light Infantry The company 19 months later temporarily refused an order to advance after five days of being thrown Viet Cong's announcement was ' repeated several times today but did not say where or when the three men would be There was speculation It might involve another battlefield meeting between American and Viet Cong like the meeting last New Year's Day near the Cambodian border when three other GIs were handed U.S. Command says the Viet Cong and the North Vietnamese have released a total of 18 American rest are prisoners in the military officials declined comment on the Viet Cong's statement that during their detention Strickland and were aware that the U.S. war of aggression In South Vietnam would certainly and showed their repentance of the crimes they had committed against the Vietnamese statements are usually made by the Communists about every prisoner they broadcast also said the U.S. Command must conditions for these three POWs to return soon to their families and This statement heightened speculation that the Viet Cong might seek a meeting with American officers to the but a U.S. Command spokesman said the statement simply be another Communist complaint that we Interrogate freed prisoners and delay their return to their New an attorney for two American pacifists who have had dealings with the North Vietnamese concerning POW releases said his clients will soon release information from Hanoi that will the of relatives of American prisoners of William said this had nothing to do with the Viet Cong that It was more momentous than the release of two or three had just returned from a visit to the North Vietnamese delegation in He said the North Vietnamese wanted to see his David Dellinger and Rennard C. but they are among the defendants in the conspiracy trial nt thn Two homeless their belongings piled sit in a village in Occupied Jordan after ihe Israelis blew up their The military government said 18 homes were demolished on the grounds they were occupied by Arab Lebanon's Cities 1%7. The court would not let them leave mv also has freed two American the and one German A number of other Americans have escaped fram the Viet its latest weekly casualty summary last the U.S. Command said 1,319 American military personnel were listed as missing or Of 413 are known to be prisoners In North about 200 are In South and the U.S. Defense believes said Davis and will decide and to release Is my guess that It will be within the he ' U.S. Command also announced that American troop strength in Vietnam fell below the 500,000 mark last week for the first time since February 1967. said that as of Oct. 23 there nn Papp Most of Lebanon's main cities relaxed today as Arab pressed efforts to ease the between the Lebanese army and the Palestinian the trouble spot of Tripoli under 24-hour Early reports today indicated there were no new incidents although the guerrillas and local leftists still hold a quarter known as the Old was under partial curfew but many people Ignored It. Baalbek and were free of curfew for the first time In five and life was returning to Syria and Libya threatened action against the Beirut government unless It supports the guerrillas and their raids on but Cairo said a cease-fire and negotiations may be In the official Egyptian Middle East News reported agreed a delegation to Cairo for a meeting with leaders of the Palestinian Arabs who claim they are from Palestine and are demanding an end to Lebanese restrictions on their raids into Thp trend the Lebanese situation in order to provide a breathing spell In which the feuding parties can work out a the semiofficial Egyptian newspaper A1 paper indicated it based Its prediction of negotiations on the outcome of a mission bv Sabri El the personal envoy of President Gamal Abdel El Kholl went to Jordan Sunday to see King then met in Damascus with Syrian President guerrilla chief Yasser Arafat and Libyan Interior Minister Moussa on Sees U. S. Plants Around Nation Hit By YORK Pickets are up today at General Electric Co. plants around the as unions representing 147,000 workers strike for higher wages and cost-of-living strike began at hours after GE rejected the proposal for binding was unclear whether GE's defense and aerospace which make up 20 per cent of Its billion annual would be the nation's fourth largest Industrial has 280 plants In 133 cities In 33 A spokesman said the company would try to keep Its plants of the plants are the spokesman but most will be affected by the employs 310,000 workers in the United States and 90,000 A majority of these are in white-collar But 90 per cent of the production force all but about 16,000 workers have joined the coalition of 13 unions has been negotiating with Some of their contracts expired at Other unions still have contracts but are supporting the labor coalition Is led by the International Union of Electrical representing 88,500 GE and the independent United Electrical representing 16,000 units of the United Auto Workers and the International Brotherhood of the nation's largest independent are Involved in the largest GE plants Elmira and Erie and and Fort bogged down when unions rejected GE's first and only for a 20-cent-an-hour pay Increase the first with wage in the two subsequent years of a three-year GE also offered up to 25 cents hourly for special current average wage for GE employes is an unions had demanded a 30-month contract with raises of 35 cents an hour the first 30 cents the second and 25 the final six with a Mass. Pickets outside the General Electric Co. plant here were Involved in pushing and shoving incidents early today as a national strike against the company entered its first 200 pickets were around the truck entrance to the River Works plant as police escorted five cars of management employes through at a was some jumping on the bumpers and rocking of the took two men into custody after a window In one car was smashed by a The Incident occurred after someone among the pickets yelled as the car went of the men went limp and had to be carried by police to a was Identified GE's Allerton Street plant was reported so blocked with picketing workers that Its gates could not be THE ASSOCIATED Republican Leader Hugh Scott has predicted U.S. armed forces will be cut by one-third before President Nixon comes up for re-election in 1972. Pennsylvania senator also said he expects an American of 200,000 from He put no time reference on the predictions came while Nixon Isolated himself at Camp reportedly to work on his promised Nov. 3 public review of the Vietnam President returned to Washington Sunday from the presidential retreat in the Mountains of the there Is a It seems to to try a gradual progressive Scott said in a radio interview taped for weekend broadcast by Pennsylvania President Is going to make more than a 30 per cent In my In American armed forces during this first would favor I would what the President seems to be headed he to bring back about 300,000 of our troops over a The sooner we can remove all combat troops from the on what degree of of the war should precede an American Scott put himself at odds with a fellow Republican New York's Jacob In a New York radio said the United States must end Its combat operations in Vietnam by the end of 1971 if It may mean that South Vietnam will go down the said tJie United States cannot leave the South Vietnamese to carry on their part of the calH far has been he's up to now woWd Indicate that he still wants to pursue what I consider to be the essentially discredited Johnson which is the heat on them and they'll Javits 11 Yugoslavia Strong earthquakes hit this industrial city in western Yugoslavia Sunday and killing at least 11 persons and Injuring severe quake hit the city of 65,000 Sunday killing a 10-year-old child and destroying or damaging a number of stronger quake shook the area this as townspeople were looking over the least people were and hundreds of buildings were destroyed or reported the quake today registered eight on a the central Plaza of the Republic appeared Buildings were crushed all along Marshal Tito the main but the mosque and Its slender a medieval monument of historic escaped with townspeople spent the night under tents or other makeshift and at the quake today panic spread among from other west Yugoslav cities said the quakes caused panic there also but m n STRIKE ON Paul president of the 88,500-member AFL-CIO International Union of Electrical announces at a press conference in New York that the union's members will strike at 12:01 a.m. The announcement came after tiie Electric Co. a last bid for binding perfect works for you week after Place Your Instant Greenfield Recorder | Weekly TELEPHONE 772-0261
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