Order a high-quality 18"x24" poster print of this page. Add to Cart

Austin Daily Herald Newspaper Archives Oct 17 1970, Page 1

Low-resolution version. To view a high quality image

Start Free Trial
Austin Daily Herald (Newspaper) - October 17, 1970, Austin, Minnesota Austin 14 Albert Lea 34 i Owatonna 28 i a a red w. 20 i or. Mew. 12 i Rose Creek 42 i Hayfield 28 i Riceville 28 Winona 0 Mankato 12 Jim 12 Mayo 14 i Chatfield 6 i Elkton 0 i w. Concord 14 Nora up. 6 read details on pages 7 a id weather mostly fair through sunday. Warmer today. Continued mild sunday. High today 66-72. Low tonight 38-45. High sunday 68-Austin daily Herald established 1891 vol. Xxviii no. 288 Austin minn., saturday october 17, 1970 single copy 10c 12 pages 250 persons arrested As Quebec outlaws Fly Chicago a Union Stock is closing because packers Are cattle ranches. After 105 years pens will stand empty of t e r Yards Long a familiar sight and moving closer to the farms and of operation the vast livestock feb. I. A wire photo smell to residents of that City dwindling Market forces closing of famed Chicago Union stockyards Chicago a the storied old Union stockyards a bustling Maze of animal pens and slaughterhouses that Lent a distinctive and sometimes unpleasant atmosphere to a wide area of the City is closing. The vast livestock pens will stand empty for the first time in 105 years on feb. I when the stockyards discontinues its handling of All meat animals because packers Are moving closer to the farms and cattle ranches. A company announcement Friday said the closing was due to dwindling numbers of cattle brought to the Yards. Reduced trading also was cited when the Yards stopped hog trading in May. Few sheep have been brought to the Yards in recent years. Chicago was in the right location for a National stockyards Back in 1865 when railroads packers and Farmers pooled $100,000 to buy the 345 acres of Marshland that became the Yards. The sprawling sprouting City was the Railroad link Between the farmlands of the West and the Consumers in the East. And on Christmas Day 1865, when the first livestock arrived at the Yards by rail Chicago miniature pig Story big news Austin datelines appeared in numerous National and foreign newspapers last summer following a associated press Story concerning the miniature pig project at Hormel Institute see today a farm Page on How the Story was developed by the Austin Herald and released to the wire service. Also included is a partial list of the newspapers in which the Story and pictures appeared including a reproduction of a cd i p p i n g from the Hong Kong Standard. Plan to break ground for new Pool March i ground breaking for the new swimming Pool at Ellis Junior High is planned for around March i 1971. The contract for the general construction of the Pool signed Friday by Joseph construction co., Austin specifies a completion Date of nov. I 1971. It takes at least two months from the time the contract is signed according to construction officials involved to get materials on hand at the construction site and ready to go. Also a Start can t be made until proper weather for pouring Concrete can be assured. And the remodelling of the existing Ellis locker rooms included in the Pool contract can to be done until school is out for the summer officials said. The Pool should be ready for the High school competitive swimming season which starts after the football season is Over next year. Was Well on its Way toward earning poet Carl Sandburg a title of a hog Butcher for the world. Once the stockyards was a City within a City with its own Post office police and fire departments daily newspaper stockyards National Bank and elizabethan styled stockyards inn. Huge meatpacking empires such As those of the swifts and the armours Rose out of the pens and slaughterhouses. But with changes in transportation packing plants Are moving operations closer to the farms. Parcels of land in the mile Square stockyards Complex Are being abandoned to Industry. Kent state president asks students to take grand jury report in stride Ravenna. Ohio a the president of Kent state University Robert i. White has asked its 21,000 students to take in stride a grand jury report which exonerated Ohio National guardsmen and criticized the University for disorders that left four dead and nine wounded. A we have Long known that the grand jury report would create problems a White said Friday on closed circuit television a few hours after release of the report. It accused University administrators of surrendering leadership to dissident students and faculty members. The special state grand jury indicted 25 unidentified persons. None was a guardsman said special prosecutor Robert bal yeat who directed the monthlong investigation in which 300 persons testified. Portage county sheriff Joseph Hegedus said he did not expect any indictments to be served before monday. White assured the �?o25 unidentified defendants that there will be a full judicial process. I am sure every Legal safeguard will be White told the student body a the May tragedy will be with us for a Long time. The Strain of the successive reports investigation discussion and the like must be surmounted one by one in White said he was forbidden by court order from commenting on the report or indictments but said a i appear before you rather Well the jury said the administration had constantly yielded to demands from a segment of the student and faculty bodies a to the extent that it no longer runs the the executive committee of the Kent state faculty Senate issued a statement saying it was a dismayed by the oversimplification of the issues involved by the inaccuracies and exclusions of certain information and by the grand jury a evident failure to understand the nature of a University in a free the committee said a it is simply not True that a All the conditions that led to the May tragedy still exist a As reported by the jury and said a if it was appropriate for the grand jury to discuss events after May 4 when the deaths occurred Why did it not include a note of the extensive efforts of students faculty administration and townspeople to create an Atmos Joe Louis out of Hospital former worlds heavyweight Champion Joe Louis Waves a greeting As he leaves veterans administration Hospital in Denver Friday afternoon. Louis and his wife plan a Short vacation and will return to their Home in Denver. Louis was hospitalized the first week of May this year. Mrs. Louis accompanied her husband from the Hospital and drove him Home. A wire photo phere of nonviolence on the Campus and in the Community a the committee also said the jury failed a to understand that Kent state University a speakers policy is an open one consistent with the policy of great universities across the country and of our nation which guarantees the right of All Points of View to be 2 major narcotics rings broken up with state arrests Minneapolis a Federal narcotics officials say 19 Minneapolis area men arrested since thursday were part of two narcotics rings responsible for the majority of illegal drug traffic in three states and parts of two others. Bowman Taylor special agent in charge of the Federal Bureau of narcotics and dangerous drugs in Minneapolis said 17 of the persons charged with illegal Sale of drugs were arrested in and two in los Angeles. Taylor said the two groups which did not work together supplied heroin cocaine Ltd marijuana and hashish in Minnesota South Dakota North Dakota Northern Iowa and Western Wisconsin. The arrests Taylor said were the result of an undercover investigation that began last february. Actor Audie Murphy acquitted of assault los Angeles a tears filled the eyes of Audie Murphy the actor who was world War its most decorated Soldier after a jury declared him innocent of assault and Battery charges. The 45-year-old Murphy had been accused in connection with a dispute with dog Trainer a rid Gofstein 51, last May 18. The argument assert edly took place Over a dog training fee Gofstein asked of Murphy a girl Friend. During an alleged altercation Gofstein said a gun was fired but no one was injured. Murphy denied All accusations and said he was not in losses Sion of a weapon. Schedule of pages is mkt. 2 sports 7-11 editorial 4 farm Page 8 society 5 comics 9 area news 6 class tired 10-11 Ottawa a armed with combat weapons and wartime Powers thousands of policemen and soldiers swarmed Over Quebec today in search of two kidnapped officials and their abductors. More than 250 persons were arrested Friday. There was no word on the Fate of the hostages British labor commissioner James Cross and provincial labor minister Pierre Laporte. Prime minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau told the House of commons he had invoked the War measures act Friday a with deep regret after Quebec Premier Robert Bourassa and Montreal officials told him there was a apprehended insurrection in the province and that there was a danger of violence and terrorist intimidation. The term a apprehended insurrection a Jas a reference to language in the War measures act. The world War i Law being used for the first time since world War ii stipulates that its provisions May be invoked when there is a conclusive evidence that War invasion or insurrection real or apprehended it sets penalties of five years in prison and $5,000 fines for persons convicted under it with no bail or release permitted unless authorized by the Justice minister. Trudeau alleged that a fall extraordinary Powers will be withdrawn As soon As it has been demonstrated that there is a cessation of the violence which made necessary their he added that there is a a Clear understanding that this will be no later than april 30, 1971. Trudeau a primary target is 2 rare swans Are found shot Waconia. Minn. If two rare trumpeter swans from a flock at Lake Waconia in Carver county have been of u n d shot. Shooting the Birds is a Federal offence punishable by a $500 Fine or six month jail sentence said a spokesman for the Hennepin county Park Reserve District which maintains the flock now numbering 16. Trumpeter swans native to Minnesota a Century ago Are the largest water fowl in North America. They Are White with Black feet and Bills and weigh about 30 pounds with an 8-foot Wing Span. The Quebec liberation front which kidnapped Cross and Laporte to gain Freedom for 23 persons convicted or awaiting trial for terrorist activities. The government has refused this and other demands made by the kidnappers although its last offer before the terrorists broke off negotiations Friday morning was to seek parole for five of the 23. The front known by its French initials Fly has sought since 1963 to make Quebec a separate French speaking nation. Until Cross was kidnapped oct. 5, its primary tactic had been bombing and similar acts of guerrilla terrorism mainly against targets in Montreal. The prime ministers proclamation Friday officially outlawed the Fly. In a nationwide television and radio broadcast Friday night Trudeau said Assumption of the emergency Powers was a a distasteful but that Canadian Law a was it stands is simply not adequate to Deal with systematic he said in View of the amount of explosives and arms the terrorists have their threat a is out of proportion to their soldiers watch mail be to Quebec thursday by pre ing unloaded at the main Post Mier Robert Soucasse to Aid to office in downtown Montreal lice overworked since the kid Friday. Troops were called in napping of British Trade com missioner James Cross and Quebec labor minister Pierre Laporte. A wire photo talks with soviets fail to remove . Concern Over Kremlin s intentions . Orders More pullouts Saigon a the . Command announced today new american troop reductions numbering nearly 2,000 men. Other sources said the South vietnamese army is planning a new offensive into Cambodia to ensure an effective Overall . Withdrawal program. The command said two infantry battalions from the 4th division based in the Central Highlands have been withdrawn from combat and will be inactivated in ceremonies at it. Lewis Wash. They Are the 2nd battalion 35th infantry 1st brigade and the 2nd battalion mechanized8th infantry. 2nd brigade. The 1st and 2nd brigades of the 4th infantry division Are being deactivated As part of president Nixon a fifth round of troop withdrawals. In the deactivated units Only those men who have completed their Tours will return Home. Those who have a significant part of their one year tour remaining will be assigned to other units still Active in Vietnam. The . Command also announced the deactivation of the War dog detachment of the 4th division. The detachment is made up of about 80 handlers and their dogs. United nations by. Apr the first of two meetings Here Between Secretary of state William p. Rogers and soviet foreign minister Andrei a. Gromyko failed to remove . Concern Over Kremlin intent on some major International issues. This was reported by . Officials Early today following a four hour Dine and talk session Between the big two foreign ministers that lasted until nearly Midnight Friday. The Middle East peace Effort and alleged soviet truce violations improvement of conditions for West Berlin and president Nixon a latest proposal for peace in Indochina were among the items discussed. A a in a describe the atmosphere As Businesslike not unfriendly spirited a . Spokesman Robert j. Mccloskey said afterwards. A follow up meeting is scheduled monday night. . Strategists have been concerned that the soviet Union despite Nixon so Era of negotiations policy May be veering toward a Tough cold War line. They have been particular upset by what they term blatant soviet violation of the .-sponsored Mideast truce by putting new missiles into the Suez standstill zone. . Officials said Rogers raised the violations Issue but did not show Gromyko . Aerial photos of the new missile installations. They also said Gromyko denied any soviet violations As Moscow has previously. Earlier in the Day the . Effort to get Arab israeli peace talks going suffered another set Back from a strongly anti-. Speech by Egypt a foreign minister Mahmoud Riad. Riad accused the United states of wrecking its own peace initiative by siding with Israel against the arabs. Heatedly replying to Riadi a general Assembly address . Ambassador Charls w. Yost charged the egyptian with raising new obstacles to a negotiated settlement. A cow opposed to liberalized abortion Minneapolis a the National Council of Catholic women reaffirmed stands opposing liberalized abortion Laws and favouring strict control of pornography at the close Friday of a week Long convention. The 1,200 delegates named mrs. Thomas j. Burke Carbondale pa., to a two year term As president to succeed mrs. Norman Folda Omaha neb. The Council also went on record supporting ecology improvement programs and urging sex education in the schools. News bulletins c5 transport explodes Burns killing i Dobbins air Force base a. A a c5 Galaxy transport the worlds largest aircraft exploded and burned in a parking area adjacent to the main runway at this military Complex Early today killing one person and injuring another officials said. Maj. John Eckhardt Dobbins information officer said the victims both were civilian employees of Lockheed Georgia co. Which forms one third of the Complex headquartered Northeast of Marietta. . Will not require Hanoi admission Paris apr informed sources say the United states will not require that North Vietnam publicly admit it has troops in South Vietnam if Hanoi pulls out its forces As part of a general peace settlement. Poindexter free on bail miss Davis held new York apr David r. Poindexter jr., captured by the Fri tuesday with Angela Davis has been freed on $100,000 bail. Miss Davis 26, a Black militant wanted in California on charges of murder and kidnapping in connection with a san Rafael courtroom shootout remains in custody awaiting extradition proceedings. Chicago 7 lawyer will not defend 8 St. Paul apr Chicago seven defense attorney Leonard Weinglass will not serve As counsel to defend the Minnesota eight. Kenneth Tilsen St. Paul lawyer who represents six of the eight who Are accused in draft office breaking last july told . District judge Edward Devitt Friday that Weinglass would not be one of the counsels in the local Case. Westmoreland absolved of my Lai guilt Washington a Gen. William c. Westmoreland has been absolved by the army of any responsibility for the alleged my Lai massacre in Vietnam. The army announced Friday that Secretary of the army Stanley r. Resor dismissed the charge brought by one of the to men accused of murder and other crimes in the slaying of More than too my Lai villagers in son my Hamlet March 16, 1968

Search all Austin, Minnesota newspaper archives

All newspaper archives for October 17, 1970

Order a high-quality 18"x24" poster print of the page above.