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Winona Daily News (Newspaper) - August 29, 1968, Winona, Minnesota
Chance of Rain Tonight And Friday WINONA DAILY NEWS JSES SETS FULL MOON SEPT, 6 Year of Publication WINONA, MINNESOTA 55987. THURSDAY, AUGUST HHH Delays S Protesters Attempt to Regroup; Targets: Amphitheatre, Hotel TEN CENTS PER COPY Autumn Haze Mink Stole Classified Section 2 SECTIONS 28 PAGES Running M POLICE MOVE .Jeers greet Chicago police as they attempt to disperse demonstrators outside the Conrad Hilton, Democratic convention headquarters hoteVWednesday night Ike Said To Be Making New Progress WASHINGTON (AP> For- mer President Dwight D. Eisen- hower, now off the critical list, was reported today to be mak- ing new progress. The progress is such, doctors at the Walter Reed Army Hospi tal said, that they are curtailing to a single medical bulletin a day reports on his condition un- less there is some presently un- foreseen change. The doctors, who announced Wednesday that the general had been removed from the critical still in a "seri- ous" reported, in a medical bulletin issued shortly after 9 a.m. CDT: "Gen. Eisenhower has had an- other comfortable night. The de- creased evidence of cardiac irri- tability, noted in yesterday's bulletins persists. Weather FEDERAL FORECAST WINONA AND VICINITY Chance of scattered showers to- night and Friday. Not much change in temperatures. Lows tonight 55-62. Highs Friday 70- 80. Saturday outlook; Tempera- tures near normal with no im- portant precipitation. LOCAL WEATHER Official observations for the J4 hours ending at 12 m. today: Maximum, 76; minimum, 48; noon, 70; precipitation, none. Some police struggle with several demonstrators on the side- walk. Picture was made by free lance photographer Mi- ch a'el-Bbyer of Providence, R.I. (AP Photofax) No Immediate Plans to Clear Park: Police CHICAGO dem- onstrators, munching into a makeshift breakfast of baloney sandwiches and watermelon slices, attempted to regroup today for another try at march- ing to the International Amphi- theatre, headquarters of the Democratic National Conven- tion. About 175 demonstrators were across the street from the heav- ily guarded Conrad Hilton Ho- tel, convention headquarters and site of a Wednesday night Michigan Ave. battle between some demonstrators and Chicago police. National Guardsmen trooped in columns across a bridge in Grant facing the hotel. The gUc.. jmen were replace- ments for the tired troops and police who maintained a night- long vigil. Police said there were no immediate plans to clear the area although hundreds of dem- onstrators were sleeping deeper in tlie park and out of sight of Michigan Ave. morning rush hour traffic. Despite the relative calmness of the situation, Don Rose, infor- mation director for the National Mobilization Committee, a blan- ket organization for hippies, yippies and other demonstra- tors, said there will be another rally across the street from the Hilton at 2 p.m., CDT. "It'll be largely up to the group to decide then what will be said Rose. "As of now, it's a good bet the people will try again to march to the Amphitheatre. The demonstration Wednes- day night hit a peak as Hubert H. Humphrey was receiving the presidential nomination at the amphitheatre, about five miles from the Hilton-Grant Park area. Joining the last moments of the demonstrators were about 600 Democratic delegates and alternates who opposed Hum- phrey and supported Sen. Eu- gene McCarthy. They walked in silence down Michigan Ave. early Thursday carrying candles. During Wednesday night's im- roar, tear gas filtered through- out the largest hotel, even reaching the 25th-flonr suite of Humphrey and the rwm of McCarthy. Police used clubs in subduing (Continued on Page 13A, Col. 4) PROTESTS HUBERT H. HUMPHREY Wins Democratic Nomination CHEERS Mrs. Hubert Humphrey and her daughter- in-law, Nancy, join in the cheers and applause for her hus- band upon his nomination as the Democratic presidential candidate in Chicago Wednesday night.