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Austin Daily Herald (Newspaper) - October 19, 1970, Austin, Minnesota Weather fair to partly Cloudy and mild through tuesday. High today 58-65. Low tonight 38-45. High tuesday 60-68.Austin daily Herald established 1891 vol. Xxviii no. 289 Austin Minn., monday october 19, 1970 single copy 10c 3 14 pages Gen. Walt will leave marines Saigon a Gen. Lewis w. Walt the no. 2 Man in the . Marine corps and a Veteran of three wars is retiring feb. I it was Learned Here today. Walt 57, will be replaced As assistant commandant of the Marine corps by la Gen. Keith b. Mccutcheon 55, a Pioneer in Marine aviation. Mccutcheon is now commander of Marine forces in Vietnam. Maj. Gen Doon j. Robertson 54, now director of the division of reserves at Marine Headquarters in Washington will replace Mccutcheon in Vietnam. President Nixon is nominating Mccutcheon for promotion to full general and Robertson to lieutenant general. Both advancements must get Senate approval. Walt a decision to step Down before mandatory retirement age came As a Surprise to observers Here. A for Gen. Walt to retire is the end of an Era Quot said one Marine officer who served under him in Vietnam. A the has been such colourful figure and outstanding Leader. Age and years and new decisions catch up with us Walt who holds two Navy crosses and a Silver Star for extraordinary heroism during world War ii commanded Marine forces in Vietnam from May 1965 until june 1967. Police believe they have found kidnappers hideout last look at son mrs. Rene Laporte Mother of slain labor minister Pierre Laporte is helped Down the Steps of the Montreal court House sunday night after viewing her son s body. The body will lie in state until the funeral tuesday. Or. Laporte was kidnapped Ort. La by political terrorists and killed saturday. Up wire photo . Has t made decision to show soviet violations notice burning ordinance in effect today fire chief Dan Miller announced that effective today ordinance 1196, which adopts the Minnesota pollution cont r o i standards will be in Force. All burning of refuse and materials or to cause or allow any Type of burning on residential premises is prohibited. Any violations of this ordinance will be a mis demean o r and such violator will be guilty of a separate offence for each and every Day or portion thereof during which any violation of any provision of the regulations Are so committed conducted continued or permitted. Upon conviction of any such violations such person shall be punishable by a Fine of not More than $300 or by imprisonment for not to r e than 90 Days or both. Violation tickets will be issued by the Austin police dept., and Austin fire dept. This ordinance supplements existing City ordinance no. 629, which prohibits the burning of refuse and materials in or upon any Street sidewalk Alley Bridge or Public ground of the City of Austin. The City of Austin asks for Community support in the fire departments endorsement of the regulations of the Minnesota pollution control standards adopted by ordinance no. 1198. The cooperation and compliance with these regulations will be greatly appreciated Miller said. ,. A. Vama a or a a a United nations by. Apr the . Government has not decided whether to show the . General Assembly evidence of egyptian soviet violations of the Suez canal ceasefire . Officials said today. The . Decision they said will be heavily influenced by How the debate shapes up when the general Assembly takes up the Middle East situation next monday right after the 25th anniversary Observance. Secretary of state William p. Rogers expects to take up the Middle East Berlin and other questions with soviet foreign minister Andrei a. Gromyko tonight but Rogers has already received Gromyko a denial of soviet involvement in the alleged violations. On sunday egyptian foreign minister Mahmoud Riad denied new soviet antiaircraft missiles had been moved into the truce zone and said Aerial photos which the United states contends prove otherwise a mean nothing and prove Israel says it will not come to the proposed Arab israeli peace negotiations unless there is a missile Rollback. Rogers wants enough a a rectification of the alleged violations to bring the Mideast foes Back to the indirect negotiations. In the . View Egypt which asked for the . Debate a is trying with soviet backing to relieve the onus of the violation charges and swing world opinion against the United states. Riad speaking on abcs a issues and answers a took the line that Washington made the charges As a pretext to break a commitment not to ship new weapons to Israel. Rogers says he has spent hours going Over the . Photos a reportedly taken by u2 reconnaissance planes Quot and the evidence is conclusive that they news bulletins bomb explodes damaging courthouse Worcester mass. Apr a Small bomb blew up on a window ledge at the Worcester county courthouse late sunday night causing damage estimated at $2,000. No injuries were reported. The blast came after a Telephone warning to the Worcester Telegram. The Telegram called police but they said it had gone off by the time they arrived on the scene. Kent state student served charges Ravenna Ohio apr a 21-year-old former Kent state University student was served today with charges of first degree riot in connection with violence on the Kent Campus last May. Officials said an indictment handed Down by a special grand jury last Friday was served on Richard Felber 21, Akron in a cell at the Portage county jail where he was awaiting Transfer to the Mansfield reformatory on drug charges. Explosion rocks Stanaford facility Irvine Calif. Apr an explosion destroyed a greenhouse and damaged another at the Stanford research Institute facility near the University of California Campus Here Early today authorities said. Investigators said it a a possibly a could have been caused by a bomb. There were no injuries. Egypt willing to extend ceasefire Beirut Lebanon apr president Anwar Sadat of Egypt said today his country would accept an Extension of the 90-Day cease fire with Israel provided serious negotiations aimed at ending the Middle East conflict get under Way Cairo radio reported. The new egyptian Leader warned however that Egypt would accept Only on Extension of the original cease fire which is due to end nov. 6 Cairo radio reported Sadat a remarks were made during a speech to commanders and officers of the egyptian armed forces. Have moved missiles Riad said missiles installed before the aug. 8 cease fire have been moved often for their Security and photos therefore show what look like new ones. Such work As the sandbagging of missile Sites also could look like new construction he said. Rogers after a four hour session with Gromyko Friday night was said to have decided nothing could be gained then by showing evidence of the violations to the soviet representative. Cia informs Nixon of communist infiltration new York a the new York times said today the Central intelligence Agency has told president Nixon that More than 30,000 communist agents have infiltrated the government of South Vietnam. Tile times said the Cia predicted a resurgence of communist strength As United states troops Are withdrawn from South Vietnam. The report the newspaper said called the communist apparatus a virtually impossible to destroy and listed As agents an aide to president Nguyen Van Thieu of South Vietnam a former province chief and High officials of the police and military intelligence. Twa stewardesses set strike deadline new York a stewardesses and purses employed by trans world airlines have set a strike to begin at 12 01 . Tuesday in a contract dispute. A spokesman for the airline said it planned to continue service in the event of a walkout through the use of supervisory and management personnel. Officers of the Al Cio transport workers Union said sunday that three months of mediation had failed to resolve the dispute and said a there is no alternative left at this s. Viet police arrest 8,000 in a month Saigon apr police in the South vietnamese capital have arrested More than 8,000 a dishonest elements during the first month of a three month Campaign called a Xvi Dan a a for the purpose of the three month Effort is a eradication of social vices in the Saigon Cholon Gia Dinh metropolitan area. A a number of shops were charged with violating economic regulations and police confiscated 29 weapons and a a Quantity of books and magazines harmful to Good most of the arrests however were reported to be for traffic violations or other Petty crimes a such As Long hair. Schedule of pages editorial�?4 sports�?8-9 vs-mkt.�?5 area news to society�?6-7 comics�?11 classified a 12-13 Montreal a police said Early today they believe they have found the hideout where terrorist kidnappers held labor minister Pierre Laporte Bedore murdering him saturday. The police began a thorough investigation of the abandoned Frame Bungalow in the Little town of St. Hubert eight Miles South of Montreal after army demolition experts made sure it contained no Booby traps. A we believe it is where Laporte was held a said det. Sgt. Albert Lisacek. Laportes body was found about half a mile away. Thousands of police were combing Quebec province with warrants for a taxi Driver and a schoolteacher wanted for the kidnapping of Laporte and British Trade commissioner James Cross. Prime minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau predicted More terrorist violence from the Quebec liberation front or Fly but he said a these vicious men will be found a and will be dealt with in the Calm and dispassionate Quebec police issued an All Points bulletin late sunday saying Marc Carbonneau 37, the cab Driver and Paul Rose 27, were charged with participation in both abductions. The slaying of Laporte whose body was found in the trunk of an Auto saturday night was not mentioned in the warrant. Both suspects were described As French speaking canadians. There was no explanation Why they were charged with both kidnappings since communiques from the Quebec liberation front have indicated that separate Fly factions carried them out. By Early today police had rounded up 319 persons in a manhunt launched after the Federal government invoked the War measures act Friday and outlawed the Fly. More than 180 were picked up in Montreal the rest in Quebec City Sherbrooke Hull and five other Quebec towns. Rose was involved in a 1968 controversy at Perce on the Gaspe Peninsula when 25 Young people occupied a building. Abner Biard Perce mayor said the youths bothered tourists and when he and others protested he was threatened by six or seven organizations among them the Fly. Laporte 49, was abducted As he played football with his children on oct. To. Five Days earlier James Richard Cross also 49, the British Trade commissioner in Montreal was taken from his Home. The Fly made seven Ransom demands among them release and Safe conduct to Cuba or Algeria for 23 persons convicted or accused of terrorist crimes. An Fly communique which led police to Laportes body in a Montreal suburb saturday night said he was a a executed because the government refused to comply. While refusing to free Tho 23 men demanded by the kidnappers the government offered to parole five of them and also promised the kidnappers Safe conduct for themselves to Cuba or Algeria if Cross and Laporte were returned Safe. After Laportes body was found Trudeau a government announced that the offer of Safe conduct to crosses kidnappers still stood. Police released the text sunday night of a letter from Cross reporting that he was a alive and in Good but he warned a the Only danger for my life is if the police find out where i am and want to intervene. Hie Fly will not give up and i will be the first dead. A the authorities will never find the place where i am held in Captivity. I am a prisoner like the Fly members and prisoners in the letter and an Fly communique were found in a Church sunday. Trudeau went on television sunday night for the second time in 18 hours and vowed that his government will foil any attempts a to destroy our nation a a we must expect that these vicious men May attempt again to shake our will in the Days ahead a the prime minister said. A i speak for All of you when i say that any such attempt shall foreign ministers to discuss War peace by William n. Oatis United nations . Apr foreign ministers meetings on War and peace issues Are being arranged for wednesday and Friday at the United nations. The . Security Council is expected to meet wednesday afternoon with perhaps 14 of the 15 members represented by foreign ministers. The big four foreign ministers after joining in the Council session will get together again Friday night at a working dinner Given by Secretary general u Thant in his 38th-floor office suite. Both gatherings Are taking place this week because the ministers Are attending the general Assembly a 11-Day 25th anniversary session now moving toward a ceremonial close saturday. The . Charter which took effect 25 years ago next saturday provides that the Security Council a shall hold periodic meetings to which each country on the Council May Send a member of its government if it wants. Diplomatic sources said the Council at Finland surging had agreed to hold the first such session in its history on wednesday. Nepal is the Only Council member whose foreign minister May not be present. Secretary of state William p. Rogers British foreign Secretary sir Alec Douglas Home French foreign minister Maurice Schumann and soviet foreign minister Andrei a. Gromyko will be following an annual custom when they have dinner with Thant Friday. They Are expected to discuss the questions of Security for Europe peace for Indochina and a settlement for the Middle East. The body of Pierre la lies in the trunk of a ear at demands of the front de Liber Porte Quebec labor minister St. Hubert Airport South of Mon action do Quebec were not met. Shot to death after being kid Treal saturday night. Or. La up wire photo napped from his Home oct. To Porte was killed when Ransom chances for the passage of 2 state amendments nov. 3 appear marginal 4 weekend deaths raise state s traffic toll to 750 Minneapolis a Minnesota voters will decide on two constitutional amendments in the nov. 3 general election but chances of passage for either appear to be marginal. Amendment no. I deals with tax exempt property allowing the legislature to define or limit what Type of property will be exempt from taxes. Amendment no. 2 would lower the voting age in Minnesota from 21 to 19. It would retain 21 As the minimum age for holding Public office. It takes a majority of All persons voting in the election to change the Constitution. Thus anyone who fails to vote on the amendments is in effect voting with an estimated voter turnout of 1.3 milion it will take about 650,000 a a yes votes to approve either amendment. Amendment no. 2�?lowering the voting age has received the most publicity but also could be in the most trouble. An eager Young group of students supporting the amendment is bucking a losing trend. Four of the last five states to consider vote age reductions have Defeated the proposals. Alaska which had entered the Union with a 19-year-old voting age reduced it to 18 last month. But in the last two years North Dakota Ohio new Jersey and Oregon have All turned Down Tho proposition. The Oregon defeat last May could have been significant because of similarities Between the political makeup of Minnesota and Oregon. The Minnesota coalition to lower the voting age Mola has lined up an impressive list of endorsements for the amendment headed by gov. Harold Levander. The coalition has a minimal advertising budget with which to prod voters in the waning Days of the Campaign. The question is confused by passage of a nationwide 18-year-old voting Law by Congress. It is headed for the . Supreme court but if approved there would supersede All state voting Laws. Backers of the Minnesota 19-year-old amendment say Minnesota should proceed on the theory that the High court will throw out the congressional act. Both amendments were put on the ballot by the 1969 legislature. By the associated press the 1970 Minnesota Highway fatality toll has risen to 750 with four weekend deaths in separate accidents. The count on this Date a year ago was 794. Hope Reierson 57, of new Brighton died sunday in a two car Accident on Minnesota to two Miles West of Elk River. She was a passenger in a car driven by her husband Charles which collided with one driven by Ruth Shipman of Elk River the Highway patrol said. John h. Stalboerger jr., 26, Minneapolis was killed sunday when the automobile in which he was Riding missed a turn on Minnesota 59 about one mile South of Waubun Minn., and rolled. The patrol identified the Driver of the car As Wayne Kerst ing 19, Waubun. Kersting was listed in fair condition at a Mahnomen Minn., Hospital As were two other passengers Robert Burwell 26, and Richard Huber 26, both of Minneapolis. Margaret Winters 55, Luverne Minn., was killed saturday night in a sideswipe Accident a mile West of Luverne on Minn. 17. Authorities said she was a passenger in a car driven by her husband Alfred that sideswiped with a vehicle driven by Lyle Schroeder Brandon so. Another passenger in the Winters car Lettey Michaelson 72, was listed in critical condition at a Luverne Hospital. Mary h. Heinen 27, Princeton died late saturday night when the car she was driving rolled on Mille lacs county Road six Miles South of Princeton. She was alone. Probe underway in c5a explosion Dobbins fab a. Apr an investigation is underway to determine the cause of a flight line explosion and fire that destroyed the first c5a super cargo Jet Ever built. The holocaust saturday in which the $50 million Craft was demolished and flight Mechanic Phillip l. Smith 31, was killed renewed the controversy surrounding the plane and its maker Lockheed Georgia co. A Long time critic of the c5a, sen. William Proxmire d-wis., demanded that the air Force for whom the jets were constructed ground All c5a planes until the cause of the explosion is determined. Proxmire is chairman of the Senate subcommittee on Economy in government. R. D. Roche vice president of Lockheed Georgia and c5a program Manger said sunday the blasts occurred while maintenance work was being performed and that the engines were not running and no systems were in operation. . And soviet spacemen soviet cosmonauts maj. Gen. Adrian Nikolayev. Right and i Tali Sevas Yanov Center holders of the endurance record of 18 Days in space arrive in Washington last night on a 10-Day Good wiil tour of the . American astronauts Neil Armstrong left and Edwin Aldrin behind him. Escorted the russians on a flight from new York. Armstrong and Aldrin were the first men to walk on the Moon the russians set their record last june in soyuz 9. The Flowers were presented by children of the Washington soviet embassy. A wire photo. Sip

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