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Argus (Newspaper) - September 19, 1970, Fremont, California Fair through tomorrow except Foi night and morning Low cloudiness. Little temperature change with a High today and tomorrow in the 70s and a Low tonight in the 50s. Northwest winds 12 25 Miles per hour increasing today. Singer Ray Stevens is selected As Tho top name entertainer at the Fremont Pathfinder 70 Celebration. Page 3. Western vegetable growers say they Are prepared to take whatever Legal action is necessary to combat the nation wide lettuce Boycott called by farm Orga Nizer Cesar Chavez. Page 2. Charles Tex Watson accused of actually committing six of the seven Tate Labianca murders appears unexpectedly at the trial in los Angeles and in identified by a key state witness. Wat son 24, whose name has figured through out the testimony in the 14-week old trial but who is not being tried with the other four defendants was brought into the courtroom by defense attorney Paul Jeltz Gerald As the afternoon session got underway. Watson was identified by Danny Decarlo a motorcycle gang member who lived at the Spahn ranch for six months. The Senate passes a Bill that would Stop the illegal use of secret foreign Bank accounts but kills a provision intended to crack Down on americans who want to buy and sell u. S. Stocks abroad to evade taxes. Page 6. The Federal government charges Standard Oil co. Of Ohio with fixing prices on gasoline and other Ohio products at arbitrarily High Levels but Tho company denies the charge. Page 2. A High government open housing offi. Cer quits accusing the Nixon administration of encouraging and perpetuating racial discrimination in housing employ1 ment and Page 2. Friday is the first payday for striking general motors workers in the United states and Canada and the effects of the shutdown of the world s biggest manufacturing corporation begin to Mush room. Page 3. A Toledo Ohio policeman is killed by a Black who pushed a pistol through a patrol car shouted hey baby i be got something for you and shot him in the face. Page 8. Anti hunger crusader Robert b Choate Renews his attack on the nutritional value of Many breakfast cereals and says the . Rather than being Tho Best fed nation in the world May be Tho most mis fed. Page 8. Attorney general John Mitchell is quoted As saying that students professors and these stupid bastards who Are running our educational institutions Are uninformed about the issues within government Page 7. Police drag about 75 clawing kicking and punching palestinian students from the jordanian embassy in London about four hours after they seized the building and held members of Tho staff captive in protest against the jordanian govern ment. Page 6. A judicial Council denies a Public prosecutor s request for indictment of ship Ping magnate Stavros Niarchos and decides not to press charges against him in the death of his wife Eugenia. Page 2. France urges that the big four pow ers rather than just the u. S. And Tho soviet Union bring peace to the Middle East Page 3. Israel charges in a new complaint Tho egyptians Are continuing to construe Sites for soviet surface to air missiles in an area within 19 Miles of the West Bank of the Suez canal in violation of Tho cease fire. Page 2. Soviet commentators urge Jordan and palestinians to Stop fighting and Sug Gisl their Battle might create a pretext for Western military intervention. Page 2. The inside Story the Argus volx.no.h6 Fremont Newark California saturday september 19, 1970 28 10 cents other ships ordered to join 6th Fleet marines sent to Mediterranean Washington up1 the United states dispatched a battalion Landing team of marines aboard a Heli copter Carrier to the Mediterranean Friday should they be required for evacuation purposes in the jordanian civil War. Several other ships in the Atlantic were ordered to join the us. 6th Fleet of 50 ves Sels in the Mediterranean and additional air Force ci50 transport planes were shifted closer to the tense Region probably to bases in Greece. While the defense depart ment described the move ments Only As precautionary Steps in the event evacuation is necessary it was Clear the administration was also seeking to suggest the possibility of . Military intervention in Jordan if neigh Boring Syria and Iraq enter the conflict on the Side of palestinian guerrillas. White House press Secre tary Ronald Ziegler told newsmen that . Concern centers around the safely of . Citizens in Jordan but that obviously their safety is dependent to a certain extent on the stability of the present the state department left open the possibility of . Intervention. Department spokesman Robert j. Mcclos key said that we Are Princi Pally concerned with the Wel fare of the americans in Jor he said he did not want to speculate what the effects might be of a deteriorating situation in state department officials seemed confident that King Hussein would be Able to sub due the guerrilla threat to his regime even if iraqi troops stationed in Jordan since join the fighting. Nonetheless the United states is anxious to see Hus Sein retain Power and Fremont councilman Don Dillon shakes hands with Indiana sen. Birch Bayh Cong Regunan Don Edwards Sandra Olton join in conv Rution Bayh comes to Fremont stumping for Edwards by Caroline Turner Fremont Over 250 per sons last night filled the ban Quet room at the inter National Kitchen to hear handsome sen. Birch Bayh a ind Call for the re elec Tion of democratic Congress Man Don Edwards who is seeking his fifth term for the ninth California congressional District Bayh who is often mentioned As a probable 1972 presidential candidate said that he and Edwards share common goals and aspirations for this Bayh flew Here from Washington d.c., thursday and said he will travel North stumping for fellow democrats in Oregon and washing ton. A controversial Bill to eliminate the electoral col lege which he sponsored is currently the topic of a fill Buster in the Senate. Bayh also is noted for Lead ing the fight in the Senate against confirmation of Cle ment Haynsworth and g. Harrold Carswell to the supreme court Bench. Speaking to the crowd Bayh assailed president Rich Ard Nixon for his veto of he Hill Burton act to continue Federal Aid to build hospitals the health education and on Council Park plan Rhodes answers charges by Jim Wilson Fremont charges that City Council is using subterfuge to bypass voter approval of More Central Park land brought assurances from mayor Gene Rhodes yester Day that All parties will be Given a Chance to be in a press release sparked b y charges from former councilman Rollin cunning Ham Rhodes cited the importance of Quick Council action to prevent the loss of this prime land through develop ment. The Council took action late tuesday night authorizing City manager Don Driggs in Start assessment District proceedings to buy up to 100 More acres of land cast of the existing 290-acre Park at an estimated million to i Ilion. This action would amount to a mortgage on the existing Park which is still being paid for by taxpayers to fund the expansion. The Council chose this Over seek ing voter approval in a Bond election realtor Cunningham lashed out thursday calling the procedure a backward approach to Saddle the voters with additional taxes without giving taxpayers a Chance to vote on the Issue. The coun i Tenn in nil subterfuge to bypass voter he charged. Rhodes in response to the criticism pointed out that Central Park has Long been a major Council goal to provide for a liable City. Preserving the land for an envisioned welfare Bill and the Educa Tion Bill to increase Federal contribution to education at the local level. A press conference planned for Bayh and Edwards could not be held because Bayh arrived late but both men an swered questions from individual reporters. When asked if he favored sending More men to the Moon Bayh replied he gave the same an. Ser to the question of Send ing More men to Vietnam which he said is she wrong direction to Send As to his becoming the democratic Choice for presi Dent in 1972, Bayh termed the speculation but took the not surprising to not running position. Regarding Campus unrest Bayh said you can1 let them bomb Banks and blow but some of their students grievances should be Edwards asked what legis lation be favored Mast in the term he is ending and what legislation he would like to see enacted if elected to an other term said he worked assure Jordan s participation in the . Negotiations with Israel and Egypt for a Politi Cal settlement in the Middle East. The show of . Military strength in the Mediterranean also appeared designed o Back up president Nixon s warning that the guerrillas would be held responsible for the safety of the 38 Ameri cans among the 51 hijacked airline passengers still held hostage in the Vicinity of am Man. The helicopter Carrier Guam a converted world War ii Cruiser carrying marines from Camp Lejeune n.c., left Morehead City n.c., Friday to double the Marine contingent already of crating with the 6th Fleet. The Pentagon did not specify what other ships were Back Page of Section col. 7 radicals rejected by strikers by Ken Castle and Jim Wilson Fremont his hand visibly shaking the Young Radi Cal held put a pamphlet to a Burly striker who was guard ing the United Auto workers Union Hall yesterday near the general motors Assembly Plant. Get out of snapped the worker glowering at the Long haired youth. We Don t want your kind around sensing the hostility the propagandist slowly backed away but not fast enough. Some of the 100 Union peace keepers prepared for Poten tial violence by radicals Start enclosing Irry i said get out of Here and take that garbage with repeated the worker his voice raising. It looked like he meant it and the Radi Cal who tried to spread his word among the rank and file Union members scurried away obviously displeased. The big striker chased him for half a Block before return ing to the beefed up picket line which formed a human Wall around the stylish red Brick Union building yester Day. In his haste to escape the tempers of striking workers the youth one of some two dozen assorted militants and student radicals hardly noticed the riot he Meleti police men who directed traffic and eyed the scene carefully. The incident is typical of How things went at pm yesterday. Seeking to avoid a re Currence of the violence which rocked the strike bound Auto Plant tuesday Union members policed them selves yesterday and jealously protected Law property in the face of a threatened rally by leftist political elements. The rally widely announced Over radio and television was scheduled or _11 jam., at the Hall but instead the United action caucus an organization claiming 100 members within the Plant held an Impromptu press conference for the Benefit of five television Crews. The rally had been announced by caucus co chair Man Thomas Cagle but As far As newsmen could deter mine Cagle himself was both the caucus and the rally. Fearing a demonstration at the Law Hall could touch off further trouble Fremont police bolstered their 45-Man Force with another co lawmen from Alameda and Santa Back Page of Section col. I Lac attorneys presented big Back Page of Section col. Back Page of Section col. I by Caroline Turner Fremont Roberto Acosta executive director of the Alameda county eco nomic Opportunity Agency thursday presented a demand for to six attorneys who serve or have served on the Board of directors of the Legal assistance Center the amount of the demand is the sum paid by Lac to the attorneys for Legal services which they performed for in Hill Cnoc Hii Lintt Tiff la Acosta charged that the six attorneys violated conflict of interest regulations of the Parent organization in accept ing the fees. Acosta s demands were presented at the end of a four hour meeting often mar red by i tuberous attacks on the attorneys by Chicano ele ments in the audience of nearly 100 who crowded into the Board room of the Ala Meda county water District. Those who spoke from the floor strongly opposed Board action in suspending Lac at Torney manager Gerald Wil Helm. The Board however reaffirmed its action of a week ago in suspending Wil Helm pending a hearing on charges against him next the charge Helm contained in a three Page document were not Dis cussed on thursday because Wilhelm s counsel Edward Carroll said he was not pre pared to rebut them. Lac Board chairman Jack ctr Back of Lection col. 2 assessment Reform closer to reality Kronhn a Inlet sports to leg win Tim 110 Bojoh Pachtner Fremont state Legisla Tive Reform of property assessment procedures took a step toward reality yesterday As a result of an investigative hearing that City Hall held by state sen. Lewis f. Sherman a Berkeley. Sherman head of an and hoc Senate committee probing the often Cril cued assessments of agricultural property in Alameda county heard about two Houn of testimony from tax harassed Lando Ven and stated that he would request author Lauon to ave officially into the area with the goal of formulating new prop erty assessment legislation. He said that his thoughts had not yet idled on exactly what moving officially would eventually mean but he did mention the possibility hearings on proposed Legisla Tion. Calling the testimony heard Sherman added from this in jul Mony today legislation u necessary to remove doubt or debate that assessor is or is not carrying out the Law landowners testifying at the hearing found two would be scapegoats for what they described As skyrocketed tax Bills Assembly Bill 80. Which mandated property assess ments at 25 per cent of fair Market value and alleged in accurate and inequitable procedures of the county As Sessor s office. Both those scapegoats were defended vigorously however. State sen. Nicholas c. Pet Oil. A Oakland. A to Ember of the and hoc committee and the original sponsor of All 80. Said his Bill was not responsible for any unfair assessment. In a Brief appearance at the hearing Petris said a is very fashionable by deputies in the assessor s office to at tribute All problems to a Stop and think for a to a curls told the so Odd people attending the hearing. What can you find in the language of All m a justly i that kind of 1 Al asked the assessor to show me the language and he can when they try to use a to As the massive carpet under which everything else is swept that is Petris concluded. But Marshall s. Zaidel principal appraiser for the As Sessor s office denied that the problem originated in in air assessment practices. We feel we Are operating he said. At the emd of the hear noted Dis satisfaction expressed by property owners in their at tempts to have their assess ment reappraised. There is an indication that at the As Sessor s office you feel you arc being bullied or threat this is not our said Zaidel who then asked to be notified of any further complaints in this area. Mayor Gene Rhodes also at tended the hearing. He said he was going to meet with two county supervisors at Back Mot Tutta til. 1

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