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Charleston Gazette (Newspaper) - November 21, 1970, Charleston, West Virginia The Charleston Gazette sat. Nov. 21. 1370 selected As outstanding Young Man of 1970 South Charleston Jay cacs key. It. Camp Bell of South pastor St. John s United methodist Church. He helped to establish heart hand House in South Charleston a Community Center in the Orchard Heights area of Davis Creek. Shoot at sign of resistance said my Lai Mission order it. Denning a. A it. William Callacy or s Charley company swept into my Lai two years ago on a search de stroy Mission with orders to shoot at the first sign of vietnamese resistance a witness testified Friday at Galley s court martial. The result in the words of the witness Gene Oliver jr., 24, of Cincinnati Ohio was that at the conclusion of the assault Mission Larch 16, the bodies of vietnamese civilians were scat Rcd All through the however Oliver was the ninth witness in a Row to testify that c company encountered no resistance from villagers. He mentioned seeing one Viet Cong with a weapon with out indicating whether he was alive or dead. Oliver also said he heard a Hurst of what sounded to him like enemy gunfire the first such observation of Mic court martial. Subsequently Oliver s former squad Leader Joe Grimes 29, of Tho session toying with a Long Asadena. Tex., a muscular gnawing on its tip Occa a. A. Making notes. Duru1g an interruption to crouched in front r or Mill worker testified that Tho Only Viet Cong he saw was dead that the unit was guided to his body by smoke bombs drop Ped from an american helicopter. Grimes said the enemy s weapon was recovered also. Calibey 27, is on trial for his life charged with premeditated murder of 102 unarmed Vietnam Ese civilians while leading com Pany c s first platoon through he Hamlet. The Core of his de sense is expected o be that any thing it did that Day was in response to orders from above. In its questioning of prosecution witnesses the defense also has stressed the theme that i violence was widespread in my Lai that Day so much so that it would be impossible to Trace it to a single alone a single individual. Callacy fidgeted at times during of one of his attorneys for a whispered conversation. He re turned to his seat smiling. Oliver a Rifleman with the 3rd platoon was asked q. When you were operating in the my Lai area was it your understanding belief it was a search destroy Mission a. Yes sir. Q. Was it also your understand ing it was a free fire zone a. Yes sir. Oliver s predecessor on the witness stand. Fred Dull a 23. Of Canoga Park. Calif., an other 3rd platoon Rifleman also testified he operated under search destroy orders. Earlier in the trial a search destroy Mission was defined As one in which enemy caches personnel Are to be sought out destroyed All buildings Schoenberger quits planning unit for Pennsylvania Job u e _ 1 tvs to my n n Richard Schoenberger quits planning commission searched for weapons any suspicious villagers taken in for questioning. A free fire zone is subject to bombardment up to 24 hours a Day. By Michael l. While staff writer associate planning director Richard s. Schoenberger has submitted his resignation to the Kanawha county planning zoning commission effective dec. 1. Schoenberger who joined the commission for the second time earlier this year when planning director Phillip Waring re signed said Friday he has accepted a position As county planning director for Northum Berland a. Schoenberger first joined the commission in jan., 1963. Shortly thereafter he became county planning director. He resigned from the position in july he came Here from Monroe Mich where he was a City planner. In his letter of resignation submitted to the Mission on nov. 13, Schown bar Ger offered the county two acc Omic nations. Schoenberger said that is an alarming trend toward the creation of too Many com missions agencies to handle purely administrative functions which could be consolidated. A starting Point would be the establishment of a county Public works department which could handle All engineering functions including pc Engin caring Community sewer systems which Are critically Schoenberger recommended that the consolidated Agency should be headed by a qualified Engineer. Schoenberger s second Suggs Ion concerns the establishment of a county revolving fund to c used to finance non cd rally fire hydrants feasibility studies for Community utilities systems other Small emergency improve ments or As a source of match ing funds. Schoenberger suggests that the revolving fund be established operated by fees or assessments. Bible Center Chu Crl 1418 Donowho blvd. Coil phone 346-2933 Iii Una Huiatt w Robert k. Spra Duno pastor . Lehman. Ati utlant . Sunday school . The Man who went the wrong Way . Evening service. The Book of Daniel ii wed. . service 0 Rodj Oskaz Homes for America wins injunction by Shari o Dell i rants the pickets would be staff writer removed but Tho company offi Homes for America inc., won Cial never did. In injunction Friday against pickets of the Charleston build ing construction trades Council who have been stationed at a Nitro Low income housing project. At the of an All Day hear ing in Kanawha circuit court judge Frank l. Taylor found that the Union pickets had forcibly physically restrained employees of the housing con tractor from working by Block ing the Gates at the five acre site. Harry Russell vice pc Sidon of Homes for America told the judge that the Union Pickel have been present at the Fence site for Over a month but tha they did t try to physical Block the Entrance until voter an s Day. Nov. 11. He said the pickets bloc acc the Gates in Large numbers hot nov. U nov. 12, but the allowed the employees to pass nov. 13, because their numbers had fallen off to on 15 or in his employees numbered 12 to 15 men daily Russell said. The company official said last monday the Union was Hack in Large numbers that he had tried to shout Der his Way through them hut tvs restrained four times finally struck a glancing mow which knocked his hat off by one of the pickets. On tuesday he continued his w. Paul Kee Ney the site with him photographed some of the Union members before h chased off. Russell said Only he Keeney two other men went to the Job acid waited a opposite of the Broadway ave nue construction site until Deputy sheriffs could serve Cour subpoenas. One of the pickets paraded in front of his car spit tobacco juice on his Windshield am then struck him from behind As he was walking across the rail Road tracks Russell said. He told the judge that he Hac to be treated for neck Back at a Huntington Hospital As a result of the blow. He in defense carte told the judge that he did t know most of the men on the picket line because few of them weren t bricklayers the Union with which he is most familiar. He said he assumed that the men at the site were i ther Union members of sympathizers however As he had requested picket from the Council. Assistance i Robinson the last witness testified Only briefly ?.nd said he As to the purported violence or threats carte said he had no part in any of it had t had no part in any threats or violence. He said he gave no instructions to Block the Gate instructed anyone else to do in he told the judge that he f Cven ask the men to move last at Lac Slac durin8 most of Day at Russell s request because the troublesome confrontations. His influence was limited wit the pickets especially after h Lead asked them to step Asid the Friday before. His employees did t go site thursday he said. To the Russell said the two men named As defendants James m. Carte Charles Robinson neither threatened him his employees nor committed any violence but they were the Lead ers of the mass picketing. Carte is acting president of the Council Robinson is a member of local 9 of the Brick layers masons Marble masons. A Coney Ira r. Monday of Nitro testified for the Hunting ton based firm corroborates Russell s Story. Keeney did say however that Russell lunged at the pickets several times monday in trying to get through the Gates. The Only other plaintiff witness was officer Ronald e. Arbaugh of the Nitro police department who said he broke things up monday at the site but did t remove the pickets because Russell did t request this. He said he told Russell to get War Over haircut order Guatemala m m. Kimond late Reder . Holy communion Nomine prayer school . Morning prayer tues. . Holy communion wed. . Holy communion thurs. . Holy communion unitarian Donowho Volley unitarian Fellowship jilt sr33 in in . A discussion of the Ploc sum Folk life Center Don West to

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