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Brainerd Daily Dispatch (Newspaper) - October 17, 1970, Brainerd, Minnesota The Brainerd daily dispatch Quot Central Minnesota s daily newspaper Quot in the heart of the Lake Region Obj unit of ,si%i2lona Brainerd Minnesota 56401, saturday october 17, 1970 Sie to cents vol. 97-no. 63 Junior College Queen with her court surrounding her Sophomore Rose Wyffels Pillager sits on her throne after being crowned Brainerd state Junior colleges Homecoming Queen for 1970. Her court includes from left to right sophomores Cathy Belfiori Crosby Mary Howe Crosby Mary Borden Brainerd and Pam Landgren Aitkin. Homecoming festivities continued today As the Bojc red raiders looked for a Victory Over Fegus Falls spartans in a game at 1 30 this afternoon at Roosevelt Field. Dispatch photo president urges Kent state Calm 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 White said Friday on closed circuit television a few hours after release of the report. It accused University and Nixon go All out for Macgregor by Gerry Nelson Minneapolis a the Nixon family is making an All out Effort to provide last minute help to rep. Clark Macgregor a Minn. In his Campaign for the . Senate. President and mrs. Richard m Nixon announced plans Friday for separate visits to Minnesota. Their elder daughter. Tricia. Stumped with Macgregor last wednesday. Mrs. Nixon will arrive in the state monday the president on oct 29. Five Days before the election Macgregor is trailing Democrat Hubert in Humphrey in Public opinion polls but insists he can catch and beat the former vice president by nov. 3. The presidential visit will be either in the twin cities or a Southern Minnesota City such As Rochester or Mankato. Macgregor said and probably will be a Stop of one or two hours at midday. The Minnesota visit will bring the president into a state which he lost to Humphrey by 199.000 votes in the 1908 presidential race Macgregor indicated however. That Nixon s Stop would not be a replay of the 1908 Campaign against Humphrey i would Hope the president s visit would be in every respect for me and. In no respect against my opponent. Said Macgregor before Friday. Minnesota had been notably absent from Nixon a itinerary a fact which has led democrats to jeer that the gop has written off Quot Macgregor. News of the impending visit did not appear to cause great concern in the Del Camp. State i Al chairman Richard Moe said Nixon s appearance will do Little or nothing Quot to help Macgregor he suggested the president use his visit to explain Why the administration has failed to meet the problems of unemployment. Inflation and reduced farm income mrs. Nixon s visit monday will come As part of a Campaign swing beginning in Detroit mich., where she will Aid the Senate bid of mrs. Lenore Romney. President Nixon will be in grand Forks n monday a Stone s throw from the Minnesota Border minister actors 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 "25 unidentified defendants Quot that there will be a full judicial process. I am sure every Legal safeguard will be White told the student body Quot 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 Quot 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 Quot 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 s evident failure to understand the nature of a University in a free Nixon continued on Page 2 gunman takes Cash from St. Paul store St Paul a api a gunman who threatened two employees fled with Between $6,000 and $10,000 when he robbed a Kroger food store Here Friday evening. Dwight c Jenson a store worker said the robber pointed a pistol at him and said a Cool it Don t say anything. Get me in that Rose Wyffels reigns at pc Homecoming Rose Wyffels was crowned Homecoming Queen for 1970 at Brainerd state Junior colleges Homecoming Coronation held in the Bojc physical education building last night. K miss Eyfells a Sophomore at Bojc from Pillager was crowned by Marsha Widmark last years Sno Daze Queen the first Homecoming crowning since 1956 when football was dropped at Bojc. The performing group the reality provided a musical background for the Coronation As they Sang three songs during the Coronation. After the Coronation a Bonfire was held in the Northwest Corner of the new parking lot. The Homecoming festivities continue today As the red raiders take on Fergus Falls spartans in Hopes of a Homecoming Victory. The game will be played on Roosevelt Field at 1 30 this afternoon. Winding up the activities is a dance to be held in the Bojc gym tonight starting at 8 30. . Softens vietnamese peace offer by Stephens Broening 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. This is the meaning of president Nixon s omission of the demand for a Mutual withdrawal in his oct. 7 peace plan the sources said Friday. They said the United states would accept a private a a understanding from the North vietnamese that their units would be removed from the South As american withdrawal was completed. The 1968 bomb halt agreement was cited by the sources As a precedent because although the North vietnamese demanded an Quot unconditional halt to . Bombing of their country at that time they did in fact make counterpart concessions. U. S. Negotiators at the time told the North vietnamese that air raids would Stop but that the United states Quot understood that communist forces would cease rocket attacks on South vietnamese cities and lower the level of combat. The North vietnamese never formally agreed but . Officials Point to subsequent history As proof that the Quot understanding worked. The same kind of mechanism is envisaged for the key Issue of troop withdrawals which Hanoi sees with a special Point of View. Although Hanoi a peace talks Delegate ambassador Xuan Thuy denies his country has units in the South he claims the right of self defense for All vietnamese. For him the longstanding . Proposal for Mutual withdrawal matched North vietnamese and american pullouts Quot puts the Agres Sor and the victim of aggression on the same footing Quot and is Nixon skirted this problem in his five Point proposal leaving open a possibility for serious negotiation on this Issue if North Vietnam was interested the sources said. But the Quot firm thorough and categorical rejection of the Nixon peace plan by the vietnamese communists at thursdays session of the talks appeared to postpone once again the beginning of real negotiations on troop withdrawals or any other Point. The Force with which North Vietnam and the Viet Cong rejected the Nixon plan puzzled Allied diplomats who Felt the North vietnamese May harmed their own cause. Canada arrests 250, Hunts for kidnappers have trapped local Man kills charging Bear with Rock a Brainerd Man stood his ground when an injured Bear charged him during a Hunting trip this week and killed the animal with a Rock. The Bear Slayer is Norris pot Vin 58. Of 909 Southeast 14th Street. The Hunters Tell the Story like this Potvin. Jim Wirth Brainerd and Potvine a Nephew Larry Leyden. Pigeon River were on a Moose Hunting expedition in Canada. Wednesday night after a Day of Hunting on the Canadian Side of the Border the three men headed by car for the Hyden Home for dinner As they drove along a Deer suddenly leaped into the path of the car they swerved and missed the Deer moments later however As they rounded a curve the car stuck a Black Bear. The Impact Ottawa apr 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 Quot with deep regret after Quebec Premier Robert Bourassa and Montreal officials told him there was Quot apprehended insurrection Quot in the province and that there was a danger of violence and terrorist intimidation. The term Quot apprehended insurrection Quot was 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 Quot 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 Quot All 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 Quot that this will be no later than april 30, 1971. Trudeau a primary target is 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 smiling through her tears Debbie Stark and Roger Ackerman Pine River newly crowned Royalty Are caped at their schools Homecoming ceremonies yesterday. Pine River lost the Homecoming game 214 to Littlefork which came into the game like Pine River with 5-0 conference records. Dispatch photo sent the Bear tumbling Over a Steep Bank and into the ditch. The three stopped to Check on the Bear which was lying without moving in the ditch. As they approached the Bear reared to its feet As if to charge. Wirth and Hyden immediately scrambled up the Steep Bank to the car. Potvin hesitated and the Bear charged. He said he realized he could t make it up the Steep Bank before the Bear reached him so he picked up the Rock and turned to face the charging animal when the Bear reached Potvin it again reared up on its Back legs and Potvin smashed the Rock against the Bear s head killing it instantly the Bear weighed in at 200 pounds it turned out to be the Only game brought Home As the men were blanked in their Moose Hunting efforts. Weird Bear Hunt Jim Wirth left and Norris Potvin Are shown Here with the Bear they brought Home from a Hunting expedition. The Bear injured by a car in which the men were Riding was later killed by Potvin with a Rock As it charged him. Dispatch photo Humphrey says Agnew works Back alleys red Wing Minn a vice president Spiro Agnew is Quot working the Back alleys in a Knock Down drag out fight that is tearing the nation apart Hubert h Humphrey said Friday Humphrey campaigning for the . Senate described Agnew As the Quot brass Knuckles Quot of the Nixon administration in a speech at Jacksonville Fla thursday. Agnew accused Humphrey of Quot viciously and personally attacking former president Lyndon b Johnson Humphrey vice president under Johnson was quoted in the new York times Magazine As saying Johnson was a absolutely paranoid about the War in Vietnam a Quot i know that he Agnew would t be travelling around the country this Way unless the president said he could a Humphrey said weather Minnesota mostly fair with Little temperature change tonight. Sunday fair and mild South partly Cloudy and Little cooler North. I a tonight 32-45. High sunday 58-72. Vijh Al weather Walter Wieland Field High yesterday 58 Low last night 37 8 a in today 37 noon today 56 year ago today maximum 49 minimum 27 extended forecast Minnesota fair to partly Cloudy and mild monday through wednesday but with a slight Chance of a few scattered showers tuesday night or wednesday. Highs mostly in the 60s, hut a Little lower extreme North wednes Day. Laws from the mid 30s through the 40s a a 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 Elk in a nationwide television and radio broadcast Friday night Trudeau said Assumption of the emergency Powers was Quot distasteful but that Canadian Law Quot As 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 Quot is out of proportion to their numbers. A truck kills 2 in Grid crowd hot Springs. A a a drive less pickup truck that plunged Down a Steep Hill and into a crowd watching a High school football game killed two children and injured 12 other persons Friday night. Police said two teen agers had left the truck running when they parked it at the top of a Hill overlooking the Bath county High school football Field and left to watch a football game on the Field As the first Quarter was ending the truck came Down the incline smashed through a crowded Concession tent then through a crowd of children at the Edge of the end zone before it struck a scoreboard on an adjacent baseball Field. Quot it was awful a said Cecil Blake of hot Springs. Quot kids were around the hot dog stand when the truck came rolling Down the Hill. It scattered kids All Over the the football game Between Bath county and Rockbridge High schools was stopped and a Call went Over the Public address system for station wagons to take the injured to hospitals. Witnesses said the truck had been pushed in an Effort to Start it earlier and the boys had apparently left it running for fear it would not Start again. Police said the dead were Stephen Lowry 8. And Sherry Lane Armstrong 9, both of hot Springs. Queen and King candidates ride the Lead float in the Backus Homecoming Parade through town before the Coronation yesterday. Crowned later were Kyle Wolmutt As King and Jeanette Meissner As Queen. Backus lost their Homecoming game 40-14 to Laporte. Dispatch photo United funds plans Quick drive William Graham 1970 presi Dent of the Brainerd area United fund announced tins morn my that this year s drive is off to a flying Start with a goal equal Only to last year s actual pledges being set and a new streamlined Campaign procedure being used to eliminate much of the work which was necessary to establish the fund in its initial year he explained that commercial and Industrial firms who to Gether with their employees showed a Good participation record last year were being mailed pledge cards for processing by one of their firm members and that these firms would be Ell Gible for special Merit certificates this procedure Graham said. Would free Campaign solicitors to approach persons firms and outlying areas who had inadvertently been missed in the first year s initial Effort John Langerud a Veteran of last years United fund and the recently successful Hospital expansion fund drives intends to spearhead a Quick hard hitting Campaign. Graham said Lange id assured his solicitors at an organizational meeting last week that a contribution from each worker in the area would guar Antee the goal being reached and he stated that he Felt the kind of response the Brainerd area Community has shown to worthy causes in the past should encourage each Campaign work or to reach out for his Success. Both mayor George Bedard last year s general chairman and Herb Kessler former Campaign chairman stated this morning that the Many advantages of one United drive for 16 worthy agencies instead of 16 splintered drives which tire both givers and workers alike will surely be welcomed by the Public again this year and the fact that All participating agencies arc audited and approved by the Minnesota Community research Council assures everyone that their Charity Dollar. Given through the United fund. Is riot squandered but rather brings greater results than individual donations could possibly achieve also the same payroll or Bank account deduction method As was used last year is available to All givers again this year. Volunteer s May Call 829-1421

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