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   Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - June 6, 1970, Abilene, Texas                               gtottene 3 STAR FINAL 8gTH OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT PHONE 673-4271_______ABILENE. TEXAS, 79604, SATURDAY MORNING, -THIRTY-SIX PAGES IN TWOSECTiONS lOc DAILY-20c SUNDAY------Avocicted 'Anti-Warriors' Convicted For Raid on Office CHICAGO (AP) Ten anti- war demonstrators, some of whom say they were "culturally wore convicled Friday of destroying valuable Selective Service Syslem records in a raid on a draft board office. The U.S. District Court jury of seven men and five women be- gan deliberating just before noon and reached its verdict williin three hours. All 10 de- fendants were convicted on all four counts of the indictment. An attorney representing four of the defendants maintained they were innocent because their views on Ihe Vietnam war and racism are different enough from those held by (lie rest of American society to constitute cultural insanity. In his inslructions to the jury, however, Judge Edwin A. Rail- son declared that an indivi- dual's political beliefs are no basis for disobeying the law. Only seven of those convicted U.S. Denies Reds Sank Spy Ship Like old days Sen. Ralph Yarborough, recently defeated in his bid for renomination by Democrats for the U.S. Senate post, waved to the crowd and cameramen as he board- ed the Goober Special at Dublin Friday for the Up- lift Rural America Day. The senator remarked that the action brought a nostalgic recollection of early day train campaigning in Texas. (Staff Photo by Clovis McCallLster) Rural Folks Praised For Nixin' Dissent By CLOVIS McCALLlSTER Farm and Ranch Editor DUBLIN A Nixon adminis- tration official said Friday that the hard working rural Americans are ignored by the press, and Eastern college administrators cnuld take lessons from Texas and neigh- boring states in corraling dissen- ters on college campuses. James V. Smith, adminis- tralor of the Farmers Home Administration, told those attending the .Uplift Rural America Day a ct i v i t i e s sponsored by Dublin Young Farmers, that the rural people give administrators the courage, backbone and principles and support to slop trouble makers. About 800 Dublin and area residents were also told that a farm bill may be in the offering in the next few days, that Texas lawmakers will concentrate on urban and rural problems in 1971 and that rural America is the backbone of family farming. The Uplift Rural America Day program planned for area resi- dents to publicly express "thanks" to the officials turned out to be a mutual admiration session, as officials thanked Ihe community for showing what rural America can do and for providing Ihe leadership and courage needed to strengthened America as a whole. Smith said such communities Stories, photos, Fg. 7-B are shining examples (o other rural areas that the rural populations can gain instead of decrease with the proper lead- ership. He also praised Ihe presence of Ihe press at the program, saying that if (here were a riot somewhere, the press would be tliere. "But the good, honest, hard- working folk of rural America who work their hearls out and go peacefully about their Turn (o TEXAS, Pg. 4-A TOKYO (AP) North Korea claimed it sank a "heavily armed" U.S. spy ship in the Yellow Sea Friday. The U.S. Navy in Washington declared, quoting Pacific Fleet headquar- ters: "The U.S. Navy had no ships of any kind operating in that area." This made it appear that the North Koreans could be talking about the seizure of a SouUi Ko- rean navy vessel by North Ko- rean guiibnats in the Yellow Sea, announced earlier by the Soulli Koreans, wlw said "their .vessel was fired upon. The official Korean Central News Agency in North Korea said the spy ship "intruded deep into the coastal waters" about p.m. Friday to conduct re- connaissance." The KCNA Dispatch said: "Officers and men of (lie navy of the Korean People's army instantly sent to (he bottom of the sea the enemy's armed spy ship which intruded deep Into the coastal waters." It said the ship was sunk off Haeju, in the Yellow Sea on the western coast of North Korea about 50 miles south of the capi- tal, Pyongyang. Earlier, the South Korean De- fense Minblry reported one of ils navy craft with 20 crewmen was seized by two Communist patrol boats and taken to the North. KCNA said the U.S. ship crossed into North Korean- claimed waters as "the U.S. im- perialist aggressor army is markedly intensifying grave armed provocations" against North Korea along the demili- tarized zone. The ,DMZ, estab- lished by the armistice of 1953, separates North anil South Ko- rea, The Communist news agency also the sinking of the "spy ship" came afler Ihe U.S. Army "fired tens of thousands of shells and bullets" at North Ko- rean posts in (he western and ccnlral DMZ sectors last Wednesday. "Following this, Ihe U.S. im- perialisl aggressor army infil- traled at around p.m. on the fifth (June 5) a heavily armed spy ship under the cover of fighter planes and warships into the sea off Haeju, the coasl- al waters of Ibe northern half of the republic, to conduct recon- KCNA said. In Seoul, Rrig. Gen. Roll Young-sun, spokesman for the South Korean Defense Ministry, said the North Koreans fired on Hie South Korean vessel in what he termed a "premeditated at- tack." He did not say whether the fire was returned or if there were casualties. There was no word on the condition of the crew. Defense Minister Chung Nae- hyuk called an emergency meeting of his aides. The incident occurred, the South Koreans said, west of Yonpyong-Do Island, 70 miles west of Seoul and near the sea- ward extension of the DMZ. of destroying Selective Service records in the raid were in the courtroom. Arrest warrants were issued for the three other defendants, the Rev. Nicholas .1. tiiddell, 40, of Milwaukee, a Carmelite priest; Miss Linda .T. Quint, 22, of Chicago, and Charles Muse, 21, of Koxbury, Mass., alter Ihey failed to appear in court near the end of their trial. Eighteen persons were arrest- ed May 25, during the raid on a Southwest Side draft board office but three were dismissed because they were newspaper reporters observing the demon- stration. Four defendants who failed to appear at the start of the trial were severed from the proceed- ings. Edward Hoffman's, 32, of Iowa City, Iowa, the other defendant, was declared mentally unfit to stand trial after a psychiatrist testified for the government that Hoffmans showed symptoms of a schizoid personality. Hoff- mans, who repeatedly had re- fused to rise for the judge, was committed to a federal mental institution. A higher court stayed the order, however. The 10 persons convicted ad- milted during the month-long trial that they had participated in the raid and destroyed tiie draft board records by pouring paint on (hem and placing them in a bonfire. They said that the day before the raid Ihey held a "sensitivity session" at which each persons involved expressed his or her political views and personal phi- losophy. Growing up Caroline Kennedy, daughter of the late President Kennedy, now is a long-haired young lady. She was pictured as she left Holy Family Church in midtown Manhattan Friday where she attended a memorial mass Cor her assassinated uncle, Sen. Robert Ken- nedy. Caroline is years old and was almost six when her father was killed. (AP Wirephoto) 'Bowl Street' Woes Parodied by Paper NEW YORK (AP) "Market Confirms 1970 as the Year of the proclaims Friday's ban- ner headline of Die "mourning edition" of "The Bawl Street a humorous publica- lion that has been parodying the -stock market for more than 50 years. Black borders adorn this year's edilion as the paper spoofs the financial community and (he rcconl bleak events on Wall Street. For example, one of the fie- Important Notice to Mail Reporter-News Subscribers If in your local area, the Post Office boxing of newspapers on Sundays is being discontinued Please write the Reporter-News, and we will try to arrange a location where you can pick up your Sunday paper, Sunday morning. Under the economy guidelines established by the Post Office Department, we understand there may be curtailment of Sunday box service in some areas. The Abilene Reporter-News P. 0. Box 30 Abilene, Texas Telephone 673-4271 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE WEATHER BUREAU (Weather pg. 7.a> ABILENE AND VICINITY (JO-mlte radius) Clear to partly cloudy and warmer Saturday and Sunday. High Saturday rn Ihe middle 80s. Low Saturday riigM in 1he lower 60s. Higlt Sunday [n upper 80s, Light and variable winds. 'Hair' Character's Flag Act Prompts Astronaut Walkout NEW YORK (AP) Apollo 13 astronauts James A. Lovcll Jr., and John L. Swigert Jr. walked out on the rock musical "Hair" following a scene in which a character on stage ap- peared wrapped in the. American flag. First to leave the Billmorc theater during an intermission were Lovell and his wife. He departed without comment, Swigert followed about five minules later and an unidenti- fied woman for the Broadway bit asked him: "Mr. Swigert, why arc you "I don't appreciate what you're doing to the (he as- tronaut replied. "I don't like the way they wrapped the flag around that guy." "If Ihey can wrap Ihe flag around dead men, then 1 don't see why we can't wrap it around a living said the woman. "II doesn't touch the ground. It's not being abused." "I like to see Ihe flag up flying Swigert told her Thursday night. "When I'm in space I represent that flag." During last April's aborted moonshot, Lovcll, Swigert and the third Apollo astronaut, Fred W. Haise Jr., listened to re- corded songs from "Hair" while in space. They also christened their lunar module Afliiarius. The show's hit lune refers to the "dawning of the age of Aquar- ius." tional stories has Robert president of the New York Slock Exchange, musing on a psychiatrist's couch: "I wonder if there are any more college presidencies open." First published about 1919, "The Bawl Street has a press run of this year, says John Eckelberry, this year's editor-in-chief. The paper is sponsored by the Bond Club of New York, an as- sociation of about 600 partners or officers of firms in the invest- ment banking business. The paper's format is similar to any other's, right down to the television listings. On Channel 11, tor inslance, viewers can tune into "The Endless Sum- referring to the market's performance in past months. And for a news item the paper reports that because so many conglomerates have recently been buying motion picture companies, Standard Poor's is updating its rating system for conglomerate bond issues. Instead of the traditional AAA, AA, A, BBB, BB, and B ratings given to bond securities, it says from now on conglomer- ate bonds will be rated G, M, R or X. For advertisements there's one by a leading Wall Street Brokerage firm that says, "Don't look for us in the Yellow Pages. We're in the Red." An- olhcr institutional ad for anoth- er big firm says "Our Atlantic City office recommends Salt Water Taffy for the long pull." 57 52 53 57 f. TEMPERATURES 77 7? 79 80 31 81 ai 79 9'00 69 67 n _ Hioh and low lor 24-hours endirtg 10 p.m.: 82 and 57. Hicjh and same dale isa year: 87 find S9, Sunset niqtil: p.m.) sunrise today a.m.; sunset Innlaht; p.m. Barometer reading at noon: Humidity fit noon: 61 Mr cent 'Ridiculous' Census Triggers Protest by Galveston Mayor GALVESTON, Tex. (AP) The mayors of two major Soulh- east Texas cities expressed Nixon Calls Pilot National Hero' WASHINGTON (AP) TWA Capt. Dale C. Ilupe, shot in the stomach in Thursday's mil- lion hijacking attempt, had a phone call from President Nixon Friday but was unable to take It. "Tell htm for Nixon told the nurse who answered, "that he is a national hero." Hupe was sleeping under se- dation in the inlensive care ward at Fairfax, Va. hospital, but his wife said it was wonder- ful that the President had called. Niion placed the call and asked for Hupe. When nurse Mary Jane Maslnrovich told kirn the pilol could not be dls- f -j tutbcd the President identified himself and said: "I served with Captain Hupe on Guadalcanal during World War If and I would like for you to express my personal best wishes to him, and that I wish him speedy recovery. "He went through the entire war without a the President said. "It's too bad he had to be injured now this way." The White House said the President recalled having Hupe in the Pacific when Hupe waa Marine captain and the President was a Navy lieuten- ant assigned to a Marine air group. Hupo's wife, who flew In from t Wlrwtoto) MRS. DALE HUPE be proved bravery Kansas with their IJ-year-old son Dennis to be with him, said he and his copilot were con- vinced during Thursday's 8-hour ordeal that they were dealing with "a highly disturbed man." Mrs. Hupe lok! reporters that her husband, who is recuperat- ing from a bullet wound in the inlestincs, was "very calm and very composed" when she talked to him just before he went into surgery. "Ile didn't talk much about what actually she said, "but he did say that they thought they had a highly dis- turbed man aboard. "I told him we always thought he was a brave man and now he proved It to the whole she said. "I think his iplrits are good- of course he's miserable, but If he could just have a drink of ivaler he'd be in fine she said, and smiled. Because the bullet went through his intestines the last thing doctors would order would he water, she said.. All of his feeding will be intravenously ralher than by moulh, for the time being. The chic, slender, gray-haired Mrs. Hupe said her husband be- lieved (hat the hijacker, Arthur G. Barkley, was the one who shot him during the cockpit struggle at Dulles airport. But she said the FBI still Is working out the sequence of events after agents boarded the airliner as passengers scrambled for cov- er. alarm Friday following release of preliminary census figures showing dramatic losses in pop- ulation. Galveslon Mayor Edward Schreiber said he has filed a formal protest of the census count, and Beaumont Mayor Ken Hitler said he didn't be- lieve everyone in Beaumont had been counted. Galveston registered a loss of persons during the past decade, and Beaumont lost 453. "To begin with, this fs the most ridiculous thing I've ever said Sehreiber. "I have made an official protest to (he Houston-Galveston Area Council (a regional planning group) be- cause this organization has been designated the agency to assume the responsibility for the census in this area. "I told Mr. (Tom) Coifing (Census Bureau district manag- er) 1 did not doubt his figures but I doubt everyone In the City of Galveston was counted. "I don't believe everyone In Galveslon has been counted and I will not accept this figure. There will have to be a re- count." The Galveston County Urban Transportation Council had pro- jecled population figures for 1970 in Galveston at persons. Acling City Mgr, John Uver- ferlh said Ihe city staff had an- ticipated a 1970 population of 000 based on water connections. Turn to CENSUS, Pg. 4-A NEWS INDEX Amuttmenli........... 6A Astrology 11B Bridflt Ill Church N.wi 10, HA Chullicd 13-17B Comlci t, n Editorioh Ill Fnim 78 Mirk.il 10, 111 JA Oil..................17A 13-15A TV Ux............... SB TV Scoff 4B WMIMI'I Ntvt.......J, 31   

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