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Austin Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 21, 1970, Austin, Minnesota Weather variable cloudiness today mostly Cloudy with rain Chu in no to mow tonight and continuing into sunday. Colder tonight and sunday. Highs today 38-42austin daily Herald established Issi vol. In Viv no. 12 Austin Minn., saturday november 21. 1970 single copy _ 10c j m pages a product of the Dakotas comes to Chicago a 78-foot High Black Hills Chicago freight Yards Friday Northwest of rapid City s. D., aboard a Gondola to inspect it. Spruce bound for the White tree was Cut about 30 Miles whose e. L. Ingvalson climbs a wire photo House Lawn is transferred in red China wins majority vote but fails to gain admittance to the in by Tom Hook United nations . Apr the majority vote in the . General Assembly to give communist Olina a seat has led to speculation that peking May be admitted to the world body As Early As next year. There were also forecasts by peking s supporters that the United states would not succeed again in employing the parliamentary device which kept the communists out. Red China won 51 per cent of fridays vote. The delegates voted 51 to 49 to seat peking end expel the chinese nationalists. Twenty five members of the 127-nation body abstained. It was the first time in the 20 years of voting on the China question that peking backers had won a majority. But under the Resolution declaring chinese representation an important question a two thirds majority was needed for approval. The United states in statements issued in Washington and new York conceded that a new situation had Arisen which might Force a change in its opposition to seating peking. The statements stressed however that the United states also of. Poses the expulsion of nationalist China a founding member of the 25-year-old world body. This View was echoed privately by other diplomats As Well. Muhammed Yazid of Algeria spokesman for the sponsors of the pro peking Resolution told a news conference that proposal to require a two thirds vote a which was passed 66 to 52�?got less support than it did in 1909. A it is one of those . Tricks and does no to express the Legal rules of our charter a he said. He predicted that a very soon and maybe next year we will at last have people who speak chinese among the nationalists usually deliver their . Speeches in English. Many delegates said privately that they thought the . Ambassadors speech during the China debate had a Strong bearing on the outcome. The speech by ambassador Christopher in Phillips emphasized Washington a opposition to spelling the chinese nationalists and omitted the usual american criticism of red China. The nationalists were said to be upset by Phillips statement that the United states is a was interested As any in this room to see the Peoples Republic of China play a constructive role among the family of nations a nationalist chinese foreign minister Wei two Ming showed open concern for what he called the a shifting of positions by . Members on the eve of the China vote but he expressed gratitude Over the support his government had retained. Nationalist government officials on Formosa reacted to the vote mostly with shocked silence today a but some indicated privately that it meant a we must More and More stand on our officially the nationalist government would say Only that a the general Assembly once again rejected the draft Resolution to seat peking. Peking had a net gain of three votes from last year while opponents to red China a admission recorded a net loss of even. Communist China a Best previous showing was in 1965, when it got 50 per cent of the vote in a 47-47 standoff. New supporters were Austria Canada Chile equatorial Guinea and Italy. Two previous peking supporters Cambodia and Mauritius switched from yes to no but this was not enough to offset changes from a position to abstention by Peru Bolivia Malaysia Luxemburg Ireland Botswana Cameroon the Central african Republic and Senegal. A few of 500 striking Nwa personnel return to work St. Paul apr a a few of the 500 mechanics and related Ronnel recalled by strike und Northwest airlines Nwa reported for work Friday said Nwa vice president Roy Erickson. A we Are hopeful a Erickson added a that More will return before next tuesday which is the deadline for them to the mechanics Are members of the International association of machinists Lam which has been honouring picket lines of the brotherhood of railway and airline clerks it Brac. The clerks have been on strike since july 8 in a contract dispute. A Back to work agreement has been reported to be the Only Factor barring settlement of the strike. Spokesmen for Bukac have said the Union will not accept a contract which Dees not include a Back to work clause for All employees idled by the strike including the machinists. Erickson delineated the company a Back to work proposal Friday. He said it Calls for recall of at least 900 Brac represented employees within la Days of ratification a minimum of 1,400 employee within 18 Days and at least 1,720 by the end of 25 Days. News bulletins Relief forces Fly to devastated islands Manila apr Relief forces flew today to a Small group of islands off Manila following reports they had been devastated by typhoon palsy. Government officials said initial information indicated 95 per cent of the structures in the Polillo islands were damaged by the storm but there were no casualty figures. Top Antipoverty officials Are fired Washington apr the governments top Antipoverty lawyer and his chief Deputy have been fired because their Boss says they condoned actions not in the Best interest of the poor and violated the Law. Terry f. Lenzner Youthful director of the controversial Legal services program of the office of economic Opportunity and his Deputy Frank Jones were removed from their posts Friday night by old director Donald Rumsfeld. Charges against Rev. Croppi dropped Madison wis apr a county judge has dismissed disorderly conduct charges against civil rights activist Rev. James e. Groppi1 after the jury reported it was deadlocked in the Case stemming from a protest in the Wisconsin state Assembly chamber. Dane county judge Michael b. Torrny jr., in dismissing the charges Friday night said the prosecution had ample Opportunity to convince the jury of guilt. Agnew feels views reported fairly Honolulu apr vice president Spiro t. Agnew addressing an audience of editors says he behoves his views have been reported fairly even by newsmen a who i happen to know do not suffer from ardor for lbs urges National objective for health Hope does the toners Rochester Minn. Apr the United states could conquer cancer and heart disease if the objective were made a National goal former president Lyndon Johnson said Friday. Johnson addressed More than 60 business leaders at the Mayo clinic. He told them that a nation which has put a Man on the Moon a has the brains and technology to conquer disease too. V the former president said the meeting was the first time in his 40 years of Public life that lie had seen so Many of the nations business leaders gather to learn a about the health of their Federal measures must be utilized Johnson said to Elemis. Comedian Bob Hope place the miss world Crown on the d of Jennifer Josephine hos of the West indies As she the 1970 miss world in monies in London Salt e r t Hall Friday night. The Crown i n g followed a disrupt Ion by women s liberation demo str i tors which drove Hope from the stage. A wire photo by Cable from London schedule of pages is mkt �?3 area mews�?8 ed1-Ariot �?4 sports�?-9, 13 society�?5 fart1 Page to comics i i classified�?12, 13 Nate heart disease and cancer. A there must be whole hearted involvement at All Levels of our society a he added a and there is going to have to be much greater participation by business and Johnson is a trustee of the Mayo foundation which owns and operates the famed Mayo clinic at Rochester and was sponsor of the gathering Friday. Johnson said the contributions of the foundation itself to medical education and research would have to lie greatly increased a if we Are to strengthen our nation and if we actually want to preserve the foundation said Johnson could contribute to the nations health resources by creation of an undergraduate medical school development of a Center for cancer research and treatment and Extension of efforts in the Field of Arteris Clero Sis. The major cause of heart disease. Anderson May make More Job changes than expected St. Paul a governor elect Wendell r. Anderson May get to make As Many As too More appointments than originally anticipated when he takes office in january if appointments made by gov. Harold Levander since the last legislative session Are negated. Required Senate confirmation of the Levander appointments could be blocked if the new lieutenant governor Rudy per Pich refuses to submit them to the 1971 Senate. Among the jobs which could be in jeopardy Are those of state Public safety commissioner Wallace r. Hoaglund Public service commissioner Robert w. Carlson several members of the pollution control Agency and scores of appointments to other boards and commissions. It appears the Only Way Levander could assure consideration of his appointments would be to Call a special session of the legislature something he has consistently refused to do. The situation goes something . Planes hit North in retaliation Washington a american jets launched today what is believed to be the heaviest air attack on North Vietnam in seven months defense Secretary Melvin r. Laird announced. Laird said the warplanes hit missile and antiaircraft positions a in response to attacks on our unarmed recon nuisance in a statement released at the Pentagon Laird termed the attacks against the Southern Panhandle of North Vietnam a limited duration protective reaction air his statement pinpointed the strikes Well South of Hanoi and the port City of Haiphong. That was in contrast to an earlier radio Hanoi claim that Waves of bombers attacked close to and South of Haiphong. The radio Hanoi report monitored in Hong Kong said three . Jets and one american helicopter were shot Down. But Laird a statement made no mention of any losses. The North vietnamese radio report also claimed a prisoner of w a Camp where there were a a number of . Prisoner of War casualties was among the areas hit. The attacks followed by just Over a week the Downing of 2n unarmed american Rf-4 reconnaissance Jet about too Miles North of the demilitarized zone. Two crewmen were lost. The loss evoked a Stern warning from Laird that a we remain ready to take appropriate action in response to attacks on our unarmed reconnaissance Laird who aides said spent much of the night in his office while the attacks continued said a these protective reactive missions Are designed to protect the lives of pilots flying unarmed reconnaissance missions. And pilots flying missions associated with interdiction of North vietnamese military supplies throughout Southern Laos moving toward South new pm contract wins approval of 85% of workers Detroit apr with formal ratification of a new contract with general motors corp. In hand the United Auto workers Union moved today to tie up tile Loose ends needed to get the worlds largest Industrial corporation Back in production. The Union reported Friday that a new three year contract which pm says will raise the average Auto workers wage to Between $12,000 and $13,000 a year in 1973, was approved by 85 per cent of the production workers and 80 per cent of the skilled trades men at pm the pact takes effect monday. Although the Union has officially declared the 67-Day-old strike Over 34 of the 155 pm Law bargaining units in the United states still Lack local supplementary agreements and the Union has authorized units without such agreements to stay a ii strike. Like this the Senate does not currently exist As a formal body since it adjourned a sine die a forever at the end of its 1969 session. Therefore the first Charce for appointments requiring Senate confirmation will come when the new Senate convenes in 1971. If the lieutenant governor presiding officer of the Senate refuses to submit the Levander appointments they will never reach the 1971 Senate and thus cannot be confirmed. Perpich and Anderson both Deflers will take office Jan. 4. The new legislature with Perpich As presiding officer of the Senate will Convene Jan. 5. The lieutenant governor is the formal Channel for message including appointments from the governors office to the Senate. Many state department h ads will leave office Jan. 4, air g with the outgoing Gocr. Or. Pct if appointments made sire-1 e 1969 legislature adjourned v a denied Senate confirm n in. Derson would have an c. A broader Range of j is to ii. Winter activities got into full swing after the first snowfall thursday. The most prominent of those activities is St i 11 building snowmen. This super monster snowman snowman measuring Over 12 feet High was constructed at 809 9th ave. So. The architects of the creation were Lyun Lutz left Mike Kasai and Bra c a Holland. Also pictured in the Middle is Suzanne Kasai la. Daughter of mrs. Belly Kasai. 809 9th ave. So. Judge Plunkett refuses to declare state abortion Law unconstitutional by Gerry Nelson St. Paul apr. Jane Hodgson was Given a stayed sentence of 30 Days in jail Friday As judge j. Jerome Plunkett of Ramsey county District court refused to declare the Minnesota abortion Law unconstitutional. The judge also refused to certify the Case to the Minnesota supreme court As a important and doubtful a but invoked a provision of state Law staying the sentence to allow an Appeal to the High court court martial finds Mitchell not guilty by Robert heard it. Hood Tex. A -s.sgt. David Mitchell has been acquitted in the first my Lai Case to reach a court martial verdict. Mitchell 30, a 10-year army Veteran had been charged with assault with intent to murder by shooting at 30 unarmed civilians at the vietnamese Hamlet on March 16. 1968. Nine other gis Are charged in connection with the incident that occurred during a combat swing through my Lai. A i always thought the army was a great outfit. Now i know said Mitchell son of a Baptist minister who lives in St. Francisville la. A military jury of seven officers including six Vietnam veterans returned the verdict Friday night after six hours and 50 minutes of deliberations. Mitchell was a squad Leader in company a the same outfit in which it. William l. Callacy jr., was a platoon Leader. Callacy is being court Martiale at it. Benning ga., on charges he murdered 102 civilians. The army is still processing charges against eight other members of the americal division. When Tho jury returned to announce its verdict Mitchell stood at attention and saluted. . David Mitchell this court has found you not said col. Francis Giacomozzi president of the court. Mitchells wife Rosa leaped to her feet and shouted a ooh a a sit Down in the courtroom a ordered col. George r. Robinson the military judge no banged his Gavel until the woman was seated. Mitchell returned to his chair and slumped Down into it. His attorney Ossie Brown strode past him patting Mitchell on the shoulders. Mitchell had taken the stand in his own defense. With tears streaming Down his Cheeks he testified thursday a i shot at no eight other defense witness testified that Mitchell was not at a ditch in my Lai where tile army charged he fired at huddled men women and Chi Dren. The prosecution presented three witnesses. Two said they saw Mitchell fire his Rifle into the ditch. One said he saw Mitchell raise his Rifle but neither saw nor heard a report from it. None said they saw any bullets strike the people huddled in the ditch. Robinson instructed the jurors that the presumption of innocence is a perhaps the tallest tree in our Forest of Legal Robinson said the jury should carefully consider the credibility of each witness since a in said there were inconsistencies in their testimony. Additionally the judge told the officers to consider a a peeping Tom conviction against one of the witnesses Charles Sledge of Sardia miss., in reflecting on sledges testimony. Sledge had testified that he saw Mitchell fire his Rifle into the ditch crowded with men women and children. The judge told the jury to recall denials by defense witnesses that Mitchell was at the ditch. Robinson said the jury should also weigh the effect of character witnesses who appeared for Mitchell including affidavits from a judge a dentist a sheriff and a congressman. Or. Hodgson initiated a test of the state Law by performing an abortion last april on Nancy Kay Widmyer a suburban St. Paul housewife who had contracted German measles Early in her pregnancy. Following the sentence judge Plunkett praised the blonde gynaecologist for her courage and said her decision had been much More difficult than his own. He also complimented lawyers on both sides and told or. Hodgson a i think you Are to be commended for your forthrightness in this the Minnesota abortion Law passed in 1886, permits the surgery Only to save the life of the Mother. It would have allowed a sentence of up to four years in driven. Whether or. Hodgson will lose her License to practice Medicine As a result of thursdays actions is discretionary with the state Board of medical examiners said Stewart Perry her attorney. Perry said that if the Board move d for a vocation of Hor a Cense won r. It by to e court for re in. Or. Hodgson performed t e abortion last april 29 we n a t patient was 12 week preg u l she had first sought court to it it Proval for the abortion v it such a s. In earlier court proceedings defense witness testified the a was a 60 per cent Charce the child would be born with mental or physical impairments or. Hodgson is believed to be the Lisl physician in the nation to be tried for performing an illegal abortion in a Hospital or. Hodgson

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