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   Altoona Mirror (Newspaper) - August 28, 1968, Altoona, Pennsylvania                                16__Mirror Ciastuticd 944-7111. .THE ALTQONA MHJRROR, ALTOONA, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST Aiiti-War Delegates Stall Plank Showdown tlie CHICAGO presage defeat dapping, booing antiwar dele-Imajorily plank pledging no end help of others justito, the North Vietnam bombins nitiatiye und statesmanship in he Paris peace talks. But Rep. Phillip Burton, Californiaii picked to manage he hour's debate time alloted the doves, said his forces were ;oing into the test "with a basis of 40 to 45 per cent .of the vote." plain control of the without Democratic National Convention1 Hanoi, early today and stalled until afternoon a showdown on their proposal to end Vietnam bomb ing and negotiate withdrawal of troops. reciprocal action by Their substitute would com mil the parly to end the bombing forthwith and then to mutualjnegoliate a withdrawal foreign troops from of al South 'Let's go home" chant burled he >ound of Chairman Carl Albert's Finally Albert', 'who at 1 a.m., lad signalled start, of a two- lour debate on, the' ssue, gave up 'the fight and ordered the session sdjourned. said test indicated this Id- morning's And Richard Goodwin, an aide Today's session, orftiainlly, set of Sen Eugene McCarthy 'and a dove strateist from Massa- Party leaders who had hooed'V i e In a m. Saigon meantim' to get (lie issue out o! the wayjwould be encouraged both (o convention's over its own defense and to possibly now have a'majority' of the delegates ready to oppose the pro-Vietnam plank. Either way, the divisive Vietnam issue already had split the party wide open. for evening and to havi! been devoted to nominating -a pres ident, was moved up to noon, State Delegates Simple at the session surrendered to the "Let's go.of the Viet Cong., starting last Su'ghtjiiegotiate with the political arm ____ chants and at Platform managers believed a.m., CDT today adjourned the they still had In sight a safe assembly until noon. [majority vote for the Vietnf Managers of the peace plank'plank as recommended by by the platfonnjmajority of -'.the Wisconsin delegates McCarthy touched off uproar of protest that blocked a post-midnight settlement of the Their chairman, Don the Vietnam a night. platform said delegates were, CHICAGO (UP1) Pennsyl vania's huge convention delega (tion came here most worrid tired and wanted to quit for violence in t w streets eht ibuE 1ts problem so fa '.Whether 'ideological, physicalih" simPlc arithmetic. _. committee and brought to the committee. It supports adminis- or a combination of both, thej Thef 16Z-memrjer floor on a minority hailed] (ration policies and hails desire to call it quits caught largest of the the delay as a dove victory thiitiPresidenl Johnson lor his; delegates all over the hall. A, casts 130 votes und convention .nder a rathe ompllcated, fractional system lat has, caused its leaders con- iderable consternation since Sunday night. The delegates' caucused be- ore -Tuesday night's sessipn and attempted to resolve'.trie iroblem by passing put' multi- :olored .means a mlf-vote, white a vote and >lue a full vote. The 'w h c> I e system almost went down the drain immedi- ately when somebody mysteri ously passed out green cards to he Philadelphia delegates dur ng the bus trip to the convert tion center. A non Philadelphia delegate noted that the Philadclphians attended a cocktail party be fore boarding the bus. Pennsylvania got in the na tional spotlight early Tuesday morning by delaying the entiri convention proceedings Jor at hour while it caucused to pol the delegation on the question of admitting rival Texas dele gallons. After a head count on presi April primary, each with a vote, The probjem'in Pennsylvanii i9 hot so much counting, beads Ihi procedures Tuesday the Pennsylvanians entlal, sentiments held Sunday tight arid early Monday morn- ng, it was initially and errone- that Vice Hubert H. Humphrey received gs [t j, translating thr count 00 votes from Pennsylvania, into votes' iinder the fractional Several hours later', this wa' system- revised to votes.: While caucusing (o. iron' .out voting light, missed several key -roll'calls or he floor, including the crucia' one on seating the Georgia del egation. The fractional voting system s employed as a get :ing as many of the party faith "ul as possible to participate in :he quadrennial, nominating process. There are 54 at-iarge dele- [ates picked by the Democratic Bby, Phone Co. Commumcate' LOS ANGELES 9-year-old Chris, php'iied: his girl'frjend from a .pay telephone the. young lady hung up. Chris' thought her 'conduct was rather rude, and hardly worth the dime. So he flagged minutes, Chris convinced her the call Tuesday Chris got a nickel la ti'maii. :SaId a Pacific Telephone Co. "It was a matter of tending the this once." i Chris put if another way: "Just say we FLORIDA FRUIT FLOURISHES LAKELAND, Fla, (UPl) -Flor- ida produces four times.'as many oranges and three times as many _tate 'Committee, -10 of, operator and 'demanded a have half vcltes and 44 of whom refund, have full votes. These were ap portioned this year by drawing lots. There are 108 district dele- The surprised" operator in ained, according ttrlhe U.S. De- partment of Agriculture USDA. The USDA estimate for oranga production in Florida for (he 1967- 68 i season is 104 million boxes, compared with 25 million boxes for Texas, California and Arizona combined. 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