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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - December 19, 1970, Abilene, Texas A the Ryzy Tytti no Simf Floc Mem Sporter b Bairn Star final Quot without or with offence to friends or foes we sketch your world exactly As it goes Quot a Byron 90thyear, no. 189 phone 673-4271 Abilene Texas 79604, saturday morning december 19, 1970�?thirty-six pages in two sections 10c daily�?25c sunday anointed Prat a College indicted for Campus disorders radioactive spew workers were hurriedly evacuated from the Nevada test site Friday after a Low yield underground nuclear test shot spewed a radioactive dust plume 8,000 feet into the air As happened in this 1962 photograph of another test spew there. A wire photo Canandaigua by. Apr a special state grand jury brought criminal charges of coercion against Hobart College Friday saying the school failed to take Steps to allow county officials to follow through with the arrest of three students after a Campus drug raid. The panel convened by gov. Nelson a. Rockefeller to investigate disorders following the raid returned a four count indictment charging the private menus College in Geneva with first degree coercion. The College through attorney Ellsworth Van Graafeiland pleaded innocent to the charge in state supreme court which will hear the Case. A court spokesman said Hobart could be find up to $10,000, if convicted. Describing the College As a corporation the indictment charged that Hobart a recklessly tolerated certain conduct constituting the offence of coercion Early on june 5 when students confronted City police and Deputy sheriffs on the Campus in nearby Geneva following a drug raid. Workers evacuated after atomic spew Mercury Nev. A about 600 workers were evacuated from the Nevada test site Friday after an underground nuclear test shot blew a plume of radioactive dust 8,080 feet in the air the atomic Energy commission said. It was the largest number of persons reported exposed to radiation at the 1,350-Square-mile test site located in Barren desert 80 Miles Northwest of Las vegas since underground testing began in 1963. The Abs said a radioactive air mass was moving a North and Northeast very slowly but that radioactive Levels were a dropping very the dec emphasized the level of radioactivity traced beyond the test site boundaries was a very lows and said it was Well within permissible Levels for humans. No towns in the immediate area of the test site were reported evacuated. The closest town is Alamo with about 250 residents some to Miles North. An dec spokesman refused to say if it was possible the a a pulpit believe it sergeant innocent of maltreatment san Antonio tex. A tech. Sgt. Jack Wilson a Veteran Drill sergeant at Lackland air Force base was found innocent Friday of All charges of Mal treating to Basic trainees. A gasp went up from an audience filled with Wilson a fellow training instructors and the Kenova w. Va., native rushed from the courtroom. Friends surrounded Wilson As he hurried away to a waiting car. His wife following behind him could Only say a i guess in a too numb to a i believe it a Wilson said of the verdict later. He apologized for leaving the courtroom so quickly. A i had to get out of there fast a he added. A i was about to he credited his friends and lawyers for supporting him during his ordeal. A Elf it Hadnot been for the Good lord above and two of the Best military and one of the Best civilian lawyers i done to think i would have made it. They did an outstanding a seven officer court martial panel acquitted Wilson 34, who has served the military for 15 years after deliberating for Pearly three hours. The Short Stocky Crew Cut sergeant had been charged with Mal treating trainees last september at Lackland military gaining Center Only air Force Basic training installation. A defense attorney said he is Index was thrilled and called Wilson a a Good Wilson a former Landlady mrs. H. E. Wil Liana to of san Antonio said the sergeant is a just like one of my own Wilson was charged on a total at 12 counts including an a1-Legafion that one of the trainees inv died in an alleged headbanging incident had to undergo surgery. One of the trainees airman Basic Dale Davis 20, of Stanberry to. Testified during the week Long trial that he underwent surgery after Wilson banged his head against the head of another airman during Drill practice. In final arguments the prosecution said the alleged maltreatment incidents took place Over a period of about eight Days and involved occurrences of seven striking two kicking and the head knocking. Civilian defense lawyer James Gillespie countered that the alleged incidents were corrective measures. Dio Active air mass would Cross the United states boundaries. Such an occupancy if it happened would violate the 1963 above ground nuclear test ban treaty signed by the United states Russia and other nations. The 1963 limited nuclear test ban treaty signed by the United states and More than too other countries allows underground tests a so Long As they do not cause radioactive debris to be present outside the territorial limits of the nation under whose jurisdiction or control the detonation was the radiation was the second reported in four underground nuclear test shots Here since wednesday when minor spillage from one test Rose 400-500 feet above ground and was confined to within the test shot site. Codenamed a Baneberry a the latest device planted 900 feet below ground had a listed Force of less than 20,000 tons of int. Like the three previous shots it was a military weapons development test the dec said. The dec said about 300 of the 600 workers evacuated from the test Sites northeastern Corner a were found to have radiation on their clothing and they were made to take what the spokesman described As a nominal precautions such As showering changing clothes and washing their vehicles. Some underwent tests to determine if any radioactivity was present in their bodies. The dec said there was no immediate indication that such was the Case. The dec said six aircraft including two helicopters from nearby Nellis air Force base were tracing the radioactive air mass. It was the 17th time the dec has announced radioactivity escaped the reservation since the underground testing began under the treaty. A total of 230 tests have been announced at the site�?30 of them this year. Win indictment placed the blame on Beverley d. Causey jr., Hobart a former acting president and John r. Mckean Dean of men. Both were mentioned in the indictment but were not named defendants. It charged that prof. John r. Krause jr., 31, of Geneva and Bruce Davis 20. Of Denver colo., and Rafael Martinez 37, of Rochester then students acted in concert to prevent dist. Atty. Willard Best and sheriff Ray o. Morrow from carrying out their duties. Specifically the indictment said Best and Morrow had been prevented by Krause Davis and Martinez from prosecuting Michael v. Miles 21, of Marblehead mass., Christopher Zaglio 22, of Manchester conn., and David Stratton 21, of Youngstown. N.y., who were arrested during the disturbance. The indictment alleged that Krause Davis and Martinez had instilled a fear in Best and Morrow that if their demands for amnesty and the release of Miles Zaglio and Stratton were not met they or others a would cause physical injury to one Thomas Tongyai and Tongyai also known As a Tommy the traveler a was an undercover Deputy sheriff on the Hobart Campus. By allegedly instilling the fear the indictment said Best and Morrow were a induced thereby to violated their duties As Public servants. Or. Allan a. Kuusisto president of Hobart and its sister College William Smith said the Case a promises to be a landmark Case for higher he said the grand jury a action was a a Shock Surprise and weather u. S. Department of Commerce National Aathar service weather map pm. 17b Abilene and Vicinity 40nlla radios a mostly Cloudy and turnips colder saturday. Partly Cloudy and colder saturday night and sunday. High saturday near 60, Low saturday night near 32 High sunday in upper 40a. Northerly winds to to 20 . Temperatures discouragement that our neighbors on the grand jury have chosen to take this unusual course of action with regard to these Hobart and William Smith Are private Liberal arts colleges affiliated with the episcopal Church. The schools located on Lake Seneca in upstate new York Are known As the colleges of the Seneca. They have a combined enrolment of about 1.4 h students. Following the drug raid angry students surrounded City police and Deputy sheriffs de manding that Miles Zaglio and Stratton be released. The three were released and were granted amnesty. The student police confrontation was one of a series of disorders on the Campus this year. In May for example an Roth building was firebombed. Fro a . 57 56 56 55 53 54 54 55 56 61 64 68 a Luh . Friday . 7072 .747372 686463 6010 0059. 11 00 a. 12 00 a and Low for 24-hour ending to 75 and 53. 65 still no word High and Low Sam data last year and 47. Sunset last night 5 36 . Sunrise today 7 35 . Sunset tonight 5 37 . Barometer Reading at to . 928.08. Humidity at to . 54 per cent. Mrs. Carroll o. Crain of Albany ga., cuddles her son Michael 3v6, at a ceremony at the state Capitol in Atlanta Friday honouring the families of prisoners of War and men missing in action. Her husband . Navy Cdr. Carroll Crain has been missing 3v2 years. A wire photo _ needy Christmas fund lacks $4,473 Over $1,000 in contributions came in to the Goodfellow fund Friday but with Christmas less than a week away the fund is still $4,473.95 Short of its $16,500 goal. The amount received Friday was $1,020.69 for a total so far of $12,026.05. The Good Fellows have already helped Over 500 people this Holiday season in the form of toys available at the Goodfellow toy store which closed thursday. Scrip for food and clothing to be bought at local retail stores has also been Given to those who have written the Good Fellows of their needs and Hopes for this Christmas a Hopes that largely hinge on the assistance the Good Fellows give. Contributions May be sent to Good Fellows the Abilene re Porter news p. O. Box 30, Abilene Texas 79604. Latest contributors or. And mrs. Joe Myatt 15.00 or. And mrs. Richard Buzard 20.00 class 7b from Clyde Junior High school David and Randy Boyd or. And mrs. F. L. Willis in lieu of Christmas cards to my friends around View a mrs. Grady Petree Anonymous in lieu of Christmas 7.19 2.00 2.50 it i a a mid sex Soldier tells of civilian spying it my Benieta a it Bridge. Classified comics. Editorials. Farm. Horoscope a a markets. Obituaries. Oil. Sports. To log. To scout. Women s nows 15a Iba 13-17b 8, 9b 12b. 17b. 4b to 11ba. 17a 10-13 a. 14a14a. S-7b Chicago a John m. Of Brien a former Soldier who says he spied on civilians for the army said Friday he decided to disclose his activities because he wanted a to make unknowing people aware of a menace that of Brien 26, said at a news conference a the disclosure of my activities As a former army intelligence agent is prompted by my personal concern As a citizen of the United states and by my concern for constitutional protections guaranteed All people in our among those whose activities he said he spied upon of Brien has listed sen. Adlai Stevenson Iii d-i1l, former Illinois gov. Otto Kerner now a Federal John m. Of Brien. Menace exists judge and the Rev. Jesse l. Jackson head of operation breadbasket a Black rights organization. Of Brien said he first made the information about his activities available in letters to sen. Sam j. Ervin d-n.c., head of the Senate constitutional rights subcommittee president Nixon sen. Charles Percy r-ill., and newsmen. Of Brien a former staff sergeant with the 113th military intelligence group in Evanston a Chicago suburb was accompanied by a lawyer at the news conference in Chicago offices of the american civil liberties Union. The lawyer David Goldber Ger Acle staff counsel told newsmen that of Brien could not discuss classified Materi sols a because he respects the integrity of the government and a be cause he a not interested in violating any of Brien said he was proud to have served in the army up to the Point at which he was ordered to engage in spying activities. While in the army he said he carried out his orders but would sometimes question their Validity to his superiors afterwards. Of Brien said that from june 1969 to june 1970, his last year of a five year army stint he was engaged in intelligence activities in the Chicago area. Of Brien would not use the term constant surveillance which he defined As meaning observation for a period of 48 hours or longer but said he cards to Abilene friends a or. And mrs. R. D. Of Loughlin 1000 or. And mrs. C. G. Farr 10.00 or. Amp mrs. John Gibson 15.00 or. Amp mrs. F. M. Robertson 25.00 Roy Burton a Lawn Texas 10.00 in lieu of Christmas cards or. Amp mrs. Phil Allen 7 50 in memory of or. Amp mrs. Frank Berryman 10.00 in memory of mrs. W. S. Brown 10.00 Anonymous Anonymous maj. Francis g. Mcauliffe Anonymous in lieu of Christmas cards to Abilene friends or. Amp mrs. Bill Massey mrs. R. S. Barnes mrs. J. J. Bledsoe Anonymous or. Amp mrs. Ike w. Jay e. L. Haag or. Honor of granddaughter a a Andrea or. Amp mrs. Greeson in lieu of Christmas cards to Abilene friends or. Amp mrs. Don Boniby or. Amp mrs. Dean Hamilton it. Amp mrs. Gregory p. Sgt. Amp mrs. We. A. Senna Debbie amp Ken in lieu of Christmas cards to Abilene friends 10.00 or. Amp mrs. Tommy l. Hanford 10.00 capt. Henry a. Stevens Iii 10.00 or. Amp mrs. J. C. Roberts 50.00 instant sign rentals or. Amp mrs. Robert l. 5.00 25.00 10.00 3.00 20.00 5.00 25.00 5.00 15 of 15.00 15.00 10.00 James 5.00 15.00 100.00 7.00 2.00 Anonymous in lieu of Christmas cards to friends in Abilene mrs. Grace Barlow Anonymous Anonymous capt. Amp mrs. Michael 10.00 Zern 10.00 1.00 Leta Fay King Anonymous Marshall Jackson Ovalo Brownie scout troop 171 or. Amp mrs. Larry d. Edwards Wingate tex. 10.00 employees of merchants general office Anonymous mrs. B. C. Roberson amp Richard Rogers or. Amp mrs. A. C. Sides Albert w. James Fred o. Wallace in lieu of cards to my Abilene friends Jane Norris in lieu of Christmas cards to Abilene friends from the Milton Brown family 10.00 or. Amp mrs. Bob Bailey 20.00 previously acknowledged 11,005.36 total to Date 12,026.05 see spying pm. 2-a Mushi v it 5.00 2.00 20.00 Sifferd 10.00 in memory of mrs. Arthur Sears Arrie Price 25.00 cub scout pack 25 Den 2 Dyess fab 6.50 or. Amp mrs. Zane Travis 25.00 Exchange club of Abilene 200.00 of. Boy of Jav j Josti 5 Days till Christ Mas better get that shopping done folks

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