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Charleston Gazette (Newspaper) - November 21, 1970, Charleston, West Virginia Hts a Tampt Cwm i peed cold is the forecast to Day for West Vir Ginia and most of the East. It will to warmer in the Southwest. Snow is expected in the great Plains re Gion. A Wir photo sat. Nov. 21.1070 file Charleston Gazette Little eatery gains mighty big firsts mostly at night. Lows about 30 in to me Tow on coast. Kentucky fair Clearing and eel in the 50% to Low lows in Ohio mostly Tunny in the South and partly Cloudy in the North. In fair and cold at night. In the 30s. Western Pennsylvania. Cloudy Breezy and cooler with Chance of a few showers. Highs in the 40s. Partly Cloudy and cooler at night. Lows in upper 39s to Low Friday s temperatures 5 . M 3 . 3s . X 7 . 41 7 . 9 . It . I . It . Friday s humid ties sa.m.40 ii .74 5p.m. Friday s wind highest Moh from w at military jury finds Mitchell innocent of my Lai charges continued from 1 his speech was also More col Worful punctuated with gestures and rapid movements of his Bulky body. He blamed his col lapse on a rigorous High protein _ i and Grapefruit diet and Long having a role in the my Lai hours on the Case. Mitchell had been charged with assault with intent to murder in shooting at 30 unarmed civilians in a ditch in the vietnamese Hamlet of my Lai in 1968. Mitchell testified he had shot at no one. He is the first of 17 officers and enlisted men accused of incident. In the government s closing argument Friday morning Tala counsel capt Michael k. Swan reminded the court members Manson tells court the killed no one9 continued from Page 1 referring to testimony from a state witness that Manson once said he was responsible for the killings he said i do feel responsibility. I feel a responsibility for the pollution and the whole thing i be done the Best i can. I have no guilt about anything i have not broken your Manson was soft spoken red eyed and nearly in tears Al times a dramatic figure in wrinkled jail denims. Turned Down in pleas to defend himself he said. His Long sought Chance to speak out in the Climax of two Days of surprises and confusion As the defense began its Case. In the midst of arguments Manson arose and asked to Tes ejected. There s been a lot of a lot of things said against me of which a lot could be cleared Manson said. Everyone could under stand what the family was and whether there was any conspiracy to commit a tour Der or commit the judge gave him Permis Sion to take the stand in the jury s absence. He was to be Cross examined by the state and later repeat his words for the jury. Manson detailed portions of his life since boyhood telling of looking through bars at Reform school and watching kids out Side ride bicycles. I wished i could go to the prom like the i m glad so glad Brothers and Sis lers that i know what i that the three prosecution wit Nesses had testified they had seen Mitchell at the Edge of the ditch firing his Rifle into the civilians. He described As inherently incredible the testimony of Mitchell that while he was setting up a defense perimeter some 50 meters from the ditch he had heard firing but had not looked around to see what was occurring. He expected by his own Tes Timony to have a Tough time in my Lai yet when he heard firing he did t have a Normal Swan said. It could have been a person in Bis squad in he recalled that witness after witness had testified that groups of civilians had been shot Down during the operation but that Mitchell had said that he did t see anybody in the defense s summation Brown presented himself to the court As a country lawyer who knew almost nothing about the military. He apologized prot Fuseley for having muddled the Case. Manson accused the jury of slaving prejudged the Case. They re afraid of me be cause of the newspapers. You be made me a monster. You need something to project your fear his attorney loudly of on you expect to break me impossible. You be broken me Long ago. He does t fear returning to All Manson said because he considers it peaceful. Then he added All i want is just to be it peace. In death you May ind peace and soon i May Start looking in death to find my continued from 1 Burford has been operator of the former stardust lounge on Virginia Street the former Esquire club on Capitol Street and Burford s billiards on seventh Avenue and most recently has worked at the Hub poolroom on Quarrier Street. He never worked on me Farland Street As far As i an insider of Charles ton s sporting life commented this week. It does t make sense for him to be listed at 111 Mcfarland. He and Cecil Are us competitors. But there s an other Guy named Charlie who works with lawyer Robert g. Perry who is counsel for both John son and Burford. Is scheduling an identification hearing before . Commissioner b. J. Act Tigre next week in an Effort to establish that Bur Ford in t the Buford named in the Boston indictment the other defendant Johnson accompanied by Perry is to Fly to Boston for arraignment. Earlier this year both mayor Dodson and police chief Bias said i press conferences that there s no organized Gam bling in Charleston. In August the Gazette disclosed that Feder Al liens have been placed against six area men for Wager ing taxes which Revenue service the internal claims they owe on an estimated million Worth of gambling. Johnson and Burford weren t among the she who were objects of the liens. Incidentally the Southern Grill on Mcfarland Street seems to have nearly As Many telephones As eating spaces. The Little restaurant has Only four half size Booths for its custom this is my first time be fore a military he said. I be done the Best i could. I m sure my personality made some of you sore but i did t mean to. I know sgt Mitchell could have gotten a better defense Coutv Consol victims families should be paid Buff Farmington or. I. , the Rev. John Barnes of Buff of Charleston called Here the first methodist Church and then with his voice growing louder Brown said that while he was not a military Man to was i Don t like to see the prose cution of any Young Man sent to fight for his he said. I Don t like what is happening in this country today and that s Why i m Brown said he was thorough in disgusted with the allegations massacre at my six victims continued from Page 1 according to the spokesman investigation is continuing on the jetliner s engines altimeters the cockpit voice recorder and other recoverable items. Investigators said earlier that inspection of the engines indic ated they were operating at the tune of ruling out engine failure As a cause for the plane designed to carry up to 95 persons clipped tree Friday for a Federal Black lung Law that would include compensation for widows and children father Stephen Wolan of St. Peters Catholic Church in far Mington of attempting to pro of the 78 miners killed in the vent him from appearing on the consolidation Coal co. Mine explosion two years ago the chairman of the phys clans committee for miners health and safety said this would provide widows will a month for life and children until they reach the age of 18. The demand came during memorial services at nearby attn run in Observance of the second anniversary of the Dis Aster. He also demanded that the United mine workers Union provide widows and children with Hospital cards for Lifet a month pension for widows and Portal to Portal pay by the Coal company until the bodies of the miners Are brought from the mine. What consolidation Coal co. Did by signing a contract with widows was to Ball themselves out from a Federal investigation into the cause of the or. Buff charged. If we not find the cause of the Accident Many Coal miners working today May die Federal Bureau of mines owes this to the Coal miners and the Public to find the cause of the or. Buff accused two clergy Manila typhoon deaths reach 105 Manila m late reports t r pushed the death toll to 103 not in the area of East Pakistan saturday in one of the most most severely affected by the i jul Al i Wjk Aalst j l. M. Destructive typhoons Ever to hit Manila and the surrounding Rich angered by Tho cholera out program. He said it was his feeling that pressure was placed upon them for various reasons. 2 from state in Pakistan during storm associated press two Pakistan Ian employees of the state water resources Divi Sion were in Pakistan on annual Cave at the time of the storm last week that killed an estimated persons. The two both still in Pakistan Are Mohammad s. Baloch head of the division s water resources Manning Section and or. M. N. Slam who works in Baloch s Section. Edgar n. Henry water re sources division chief said a och s wife who remained in Charleston has been in touch of wholesale some elements Are trying to undermine and destroy Tho Mili tary of this he added. They d love to gut the military in cause when you gut the Mili tary you destroy a speaking of the publicity surrounding Tho charges and counter charges growing from the my Lai incident the attorney said that every tune you turned around some Liberal Bird would get out and make a speech or write a Book about if Brown characterized the pros edition s evidence As Flimsy funerals and said that it had been played up As a highly emotion tops on a Hill during its approach to the Airport and slammed into another Hill exploding into a Ball of among the victims identified Friday was Rick Tolley Marshall s head football coach. A spokesman for the Tell by family said memorial services for Tolloy would be saturday afternoon at Mullens High school in Wyoming county Fol Lowed by Brief graveyard serv ices in Princeton. In denying reports of Pilot chief investigator Lamb said anyone that quotes an unnamed source must be getting pretty desperate. We Aren t Rul ing anything in and we Aren t ruling anything out Noel Lawson Nosb air safety investigator said we can t at this time assume anything was wrong with the Pilot s perform Ance. Friday marked the third full Day of classes at Marshall University since resumption on wednesday. However University officials said no Effort would be made to pressure students into returning. Many stayed out to attend memorial services and a group of 75 Blacks left to t t Ili. It unnecessarily. We that the win her husband and reported him unharmed. He was visiting a West Pakistan separated by Miles from East Pakistan the area devastated by the storm. Islam was visiting his Home in cast Pakistan and no one Here Las been in Contact with him Ince the storm Henry said. Henry said associates of is am reported that his Home is term but that he could been Al incident by the press. We have a great country and we cannot let its ideals fall by the this he continued will have Impact on All the Young men who will serve their country. We need soldiers such As sgt Mitchell. Let s not be tray Brown emphasized that sever Al of the witnesses had testified they had seen Only it William l. Galley jr., the platoon com Mander and Paul d. Mcadoo a Rifleman fire their weapons into the ditch where the civilians had been herded. In his rebuttal argument Swan obviously Slung to anger by Brown s oratory said that sgt Mitchell is not being prosecuted today for shooting women who were shooting at him. He s being tried for putting women and children in a ditch and shooting we never undertook in this Case to prosecute a my Lai he continued. All the government tried to do was to prove that sgt Mitchell stood on Tho Edge of a ditch and with his Rifle shot women and child there were Many groups of people shot that Day How Many i Don t to went on. That s Why nobody saw the same soldiers at the ditch. You can believe farmlands of Luzon the Philip Pines main Island. Official estimates of damage soared As High As million m a Survey of wrecked Harbor and Airport facilities smashed Homes and battered crops. Sixty persons were reported missing. The red Cross counted injured and Many Uiol Sands homeless in Tho Wako of typhoon Patsy that swept t Region thursday with 124-Mil fan hour winds. Reak that has been reported in the storm s Wake. Both men Are due Back Here in late december Henry said. Key punch ecpii342-3611 tin ton Friday by chartered bus and private cars for funerals and memorial services of sever Al Black athletes killed in the crash. They were to travel to Southern West Virginia South Carolina Georgia Alabama and Texas. Several universities have decided to forego traditional fall sports awards banquets and in Stead donate the Cost of the affairs to Marshall University s athletic department. And a five Man delegation from Marshall is in Wichita kan., this weekend to meet with Wichita state University offi ers. Yet it has two Telephone numbers listed in the Charleston directory and also has a pay phone with a third number. City police probe three break ins City detectives Friday were investigating three cases o breaking and entering. Detectives said the incidents apparently occurred thursday. Officers said clothing and stainless steel tableware were taken from the Home of Eliza both Ranson at 617 Russell St. Two Diamond rings and cloth ing was also taken from the Home of Paul Cobb of Arlington court. Detectives said four watches tableware a nine piece Steak set. 18 books of trading Stamps and two Kennedy half dollars were taken from the Home of 0 f. Light at 1209 West ave. An estimate of the value the hems was t available. Rite slated for Raleigh Soldier 18 Whitesville service for spec. 4 James Lewis Hatcher a Raleigh county Soldier who was killed in Vietnam will be at . Sunday at missionary Baptist Church at Sylvester. The Rev. Erby kind or. Will officiate. Military rites will be conducted at Blue Ridge memo rial gardens. Spec. Hatcher 18, of Sundial was killed nov. 13. To attended Marsh Fork High school at Montcoal. Surviving Are parents and mrs. James h. Hatcher of Sundial sister mrs. Karen Gallagher of Columbus Ohio and a or other Ronnie e. At Home. Friends May Call at Strong funeral Home Here after noon today. Maryland Man robbed Michael t. Gavala of Laurel md., told police Friday be was accosted while walking on Lee Street near Summers Street and was robbed. Gavala said the incident cur Rcd about 11 . Thursday Gavala reported that a n pulled a knife and told him _ get in a nearby car and lie on the floor. He said another Man was _ the car and that the Man took approximately from him. Gavala said Tho men drove for about two Miles and let him out vials about a Benefit nov. National televised 28. Contributions from the television appeals will to divided Between the two schools. Wichita state suffered a Simi Lar tragedy last month in a Colorado plane crash which killed part of its football team. Memorial services for the crash victims and particularly the players coaches and athletic staff members were scheduled today at Marshall s fair Field Field for the thundering Herd. Fire Calls the Charleston fire depart ment made these runs Friday .-400 Virginia St. A grease fire no damage. And Washington streets false alarm. And Walnut roads car fire no damage. Carnes false alarm. Street and sixth Avenue false alarm. Martinsburg Hospital planning is started Washington preliminary planning has begun for the construction of lion veterans Hospital in Martinsburg w.va., sen. Robert c. Byrd d-w.va., said Friday. A new Mil administration the ultimate in feminine Pulcher etude lot att hot styles 7 a trusts manicurist we sell end style open for working Clell Beauty bar 415 vib. 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