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Greenfield Recorder (Newspaper) - September 14, 1971, Greenfield, Massachusetts 216 September 14,1971 Pages Dawn Over State Prison guard quietly walks his post in main gate tower as dawn breaks Flag in foreground hangs in cold It hangs at half-staff as it has since the first guard died Saturday in a prison riot that ended total of 40 persons dead and many more Planners Decide Action that the infinite would be the first job of a The is the to have an part of a ready for action J. Powers town meetings in a town agrees to join the County and it might vote thic hut if thp the agreement will have to go along with the building of the new explained that the agreement can be written just this way to prevent the of the district if one or two towns vote against This the rasp with thp Gas Makes 200 RICHARD SHAFER Press Md. 200 inmates barricaded themselves in the City Jail cafeteria today and police forced them out with tear men were returned to their No injuries were uprising occurred just one day after a rebellion was put down at a state prison in wHere 37 persons were Inmates there had held 38 persons hostage since to Baltimore inmates took possession of the cafeteria about 7:15 and refused to come said they moved in with tear gas about hour Some 50 police said the inmates had no City Jail has a predominantly black population of 1,200 Police reportedly pulled back within two hours after the uprising is secure reported a prison official at 9 officials and city police never deemed the situation important enough to notify state B. deputy warden at City said the uprising was follow to the Attica my knowledge the only cause was the thing in Parks a wonder iVs not more widespread -' that the uprising was stirred by militant not a strong militant force in the Parks if there I haven't it Defenders On TAKEN FROM PRISONERS Attica State Prison Guards show some of the sharpened spears they took from prisoners Monday after storming a cellblock held by The prisoners held 38 persons hostage for five Reform DUI u Ule iiic Willi UIC in the Rep. Healy seems to be a lack of interest in reform legislation and 14 legislative oversight of the Department oV It's a low priority item on Beacon possibly The Massachusetts legislature has been unresponsive to efforts reform Massachusetts prisons and cor Rep. Jona than L. said a member of the Welfare and chairman of a ' by the Department of was scheduled meet with named Secretary of Human Services Peter today to possible changes in state ' ' a for of the planning An informal give-and-take the committee iron out other of the close of the Comm. Thomas W. a spoke emphatically about the importance of the committee setting objectives and a nc as and 1 ' - Officials about the task of putting Allien Slate Prison in today after bloody clashes in which a battery of peace officers and National Guardsmen was pitted against the baseball knives and gasoline bombs of rebellious Thirty-seven men of the dead were of the group of 38 guards and prison employes held for four days by the convicts inside the prison was a rainy but quiet day today in this western New York village where the sound helicopters and exploding tear gas grenades were heard were trying to identify the dead piece together an account of what led to the and put the prison system back on its Relieving guards and other personnel who had been on extra duty during the long hours of securing adequate supplies and meals were priority they state officials were faced early in the day with a federal court order forbidding them from interrogating any of the subdued inmates until attorneys could counsel with District Court Judge John a hearing on his which also instructed prison officials to care being pointing to legislative Attorneys for maintained comment can hP the hearing later in the correction officers at Sing Sing Prison in Ossining locked prisoners in their cells until after the funerals of the slain Attica Officials said the move was a safety And in there was a brief uprising this in the City h cj Vr Set Levden Jumps more county and have announced their 1971 SAIGON George escaped shaken but unhurt tonight barrage of rocks and hurled against a It is this year com- where he was meeting with a pared to in 1969 and in 1970. of students and assessors managed to keen at for anH 35. anc at Attica State Prison in New York correctional investigate all aspects of department programs used to reform needed to preven meet - 'the leaving are you planning to and Sunderland to the second successive year in trapped inside nf a loss of about MICHAEL j. business leaders who Hn nnt ai c juu lu w ci c ii date are you shooting heard a loss of about Catholic church office uu you don't set a timetable Assessor Philip T. the sheet about 30 They WASHINGTON - you're just ' confirmed today Increased rescued by U.S. military ident hearing Georse ' he certified a rate of it on utility and agreement for a over 1970's for Western Mass. Electric summoned to the district should be ready tough but with its identity of rock and times the town's Mountain nnt gc ui opposition to any meanwhile funds into the hoard without telling the House Ways nf hlu said William B. Hayes of The first meetings will be Feb. 7; The agreed that final o the steady rate possible in just about the town's Assessor Edwin cash and incorporated tax pie new in Koshinsky noted that thp tn a droD in sheet but one witness thom ao Committee of his Big business was given a farm leaders in to for the tripartite He of when his economic renewed his stand of the Treasury John President he tax and wui gas ' Corrections Commissioner Russell G. who ordered the assault said autopsies had showed that of the slain hostages been to the O state guards sheriff's deputies and Guardsman moved in to smash the rebellion by some 1,200 He would not say how much earlier the two had One of them had been he said that the who had armed themselves with knives and eas proposal before Meany a giant raid or the federal Treasury that nf them as vym an loA anu lear gas riders who roam consult with all concerned most of Nixon's new tax men blindly into had been continuing on Threaten Tn Huh cent increase in items voted taxation at the annual meeting in March led to the sharp Only an of in valuations - A forecast Boston ' has eligible increase in the final tax rate of showers threatened to keep voters but estimates based down todav in Boston experience were ATI combined With an soldiers sealed off 21 per cent increase in blocks around the and a ill other cities holding preliminary elections to choose candidates for council or school six including incumbent Mayor Kevin H. White and Rep. Louise Day were running for the two mayoral places on the November election was mayoral voting also in Fall River and Maiden Mayor Walter J. Kelliher was unopposed for renomination to a seventh two-year term and Chelsea Mayor Philip J. was unopposed except for a last-minute sticker Today 6 Page 19 16 Page 20 14 News Page 15 12 Page 12 Page 18 Ads Page 23 WEATHER Clearing Lows Reject Bv reported Leyden's total valuation now is compared to in 1970: The tax rate is for general expenses and for nn Angered by the killing of a Vietnamese youth by an American on motorbikes threw at U.S. vehicles in Hue in a new wave officers reported a U.S. Navy petty officer was severely burned er two youths on a nn lui ail tax credit on Page Say Freeze Should Cover FALLS - Montague selectmen Monday revealed they have refused - mil an ncu ui o new laA UllO about what will follow the and for an in- term for and He already has separate sessions with labor and business and will meet congressional representatives who spent two hours in conference with Nixon rejected the position set forth last week by controls be SAN P.R. dividends and agreed unanimously to business and public President Nixon's new present that proposal to the policy as 63rd National Governors chairman of have declared that future and seek board of General price restraints should be adoption on But told newsmen he and the 10 companied by restrictions on Republicans can block it approval would require a aren't going to get if I have anything to say about said William of vice of the Republican Deal hv fl in hie such authorization does not other crude delay the action any longer Would not only jeopardize innocent lives but would threaten the security of the entire correctional Oswald attack plan had the approval of Gov. Nelson A. in whose authority the use of National Guard troops tragedy was brought Heads Out To Sea Beyond - tn whin saia any taiK ot a lu wmH freeze on profits is on a from Atty. BOSTON - The House the Rules Committee and is at oy a in nis ex- governors lanes with 50 winds and of Greenfield for Rules Committee said the center of the for appearance make cuse the present inadequate event about to en- high Tropical Storm that Hatch's vote was it look as if the high counting system which we be- ' pact nf o. Ul ui the License Commission at a Boston hearing in vote to abolish the commission and turn the duties over to the selectmen was passed by the March town The state which years saiu the names of legislators on vouchers for meals they did not eat was the result of deficiency and clerical committee denied matter first surfaced when Sen. David H. disclosed during Senate debate on the state names were as that House aiso me a was charged by a number of run up more for an procedure promulgated by thi fore had authorized creation of legislators who their than in meals charged to gation in its report approved its dis- names on vouchers for lush the state between October and is an accepted private business parties they never heard in private industry expenses so commissioners did not try It declared that all the The controversy simmered business that certain meals are in the future shall in to start a referendum to reverse meals were authorized and that for a while but then boiled over regarded as legitimate nf thp but at- the practice of allowing last month when many House nn arp looK as It me mgn Democratic easi ui cape run up by more should no longer be for colder North than actually - of the 29 waters where she was committee and 20 of the 21 to break said the practice had system of are on hand for on for and Juan So 12 doused with heavy J instituted under a votes would be and the lown voie attended the legislature lo ume ai su hearing for the on be accompanied by Atty: Minority Leader The apparently W. the advice of Town from the report E. feel that he the investigation town had spoken through its incomplete does not do meeting and that the to those who are listed Commissioners were acting on the individuals in hiring David M. Bartley n. who is me oei vice the of the same for the Mandel of before the storm broke new the critical statement t 9 a.m. the storm me signature oi ine the policy of the north northeast at 30 son responsible fdr the the and it will be hour with M oil no fi n c J inai are ana the sented to the near us u was listed on vouchers in. this relationship is discussed Nixon has invited the 160 miles east comptroller's office member conference Boston at Latitude they never by not to the White ca n number charged that indicated in its re- As for those legislators who Thursday to discuss with had been forged and that the business nature names were for- an the meals it was to have the report who as speaker caused the for authorizing is rio question public meals charged consumed is sincerely tha after the freeze ends Nov. 12. t nn higher than normal tides and moderate to heavy surf was storm Edith was stalled over the Gulf of Mexico 180 miles south of
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