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Columbus Telegram, The (Newspaper) - July 13, 1974, Columbus, NebraskaFree to leave wounded knee but remained to protect Home a department crop forecasts grow More pessimistic Lincoln neb. A Agnes Giwer sleeve one of the owners of the wounded knee trading Post Saki Friday that she was free to leave wounded knee three or four Days after the occupation began but stayed to protect her Home. She testified that people she believed to be american Indian members raided the trading Post on the night of Keb. 27, 1973 and took most of he merchandise. She was one of several prose Cut Ion witnesses called Friday in the government s cases against Michael Eugene slur a Gregorio Jaramillo. They Are charged with participating in a civil disorder which interfered with a function of the Federal government. . District judge Warren k. Urbom has already ruled that tire two were arrested outside the Village March 9 with ammunition in their Possession. To win a conviction the govern ment will have to show that a civil disorder existed on March 9, 1973. Urbom has said he would not accept a government claim that a civil disorder be Gan feb. 27 and lasted 71 Days. In response to questions from defense attorneys mrs. Gildersleeve testified that she was not held hostage on March 9. Gene Graham a postal in Spector from rapid City s.d., testified that he attempted to enter the Village on and was turned Back by Federal officers. He said he try to enter the Village on March 9. Ass. . Attorney de car Penter said he intended to Call three More witnesses in the Case. The defense said it would ask for acquittal after the government finishes its Case. If the judge does not Grant us defense motion for acquit Tal the defense will begin Call ing its own witnesses. Administration notes Many declassification by Don Kendall a fwd writer Washington. This year s wheat and com crops eagerly sought by the Nixon administration As Long Range food Price dampeners for con Sumers Are turning out to be More temperamental than any one figured. The agriculture department said Titis week that 1974 wheat production now is estimated al a record of More than 1.9 Bil lion bushels. But officials said drought in some areas too much rain in others and Plant disease had taken a loll. In All the report showed the new estimate was Down. 149 million bushels from what us a forecast on june 24. That Means states will have much less wheat on hand a year from now than had been counted on. 1 further Corn Farmers have been swamped by wet weather and late planting which has stunted the crops growth. So much wheat has been sold overseas about 2.3 billion bushels since mid-1972 that the Reserve on july 1 was Down to 217 million bushels the least in 26 years. Prices averaging per Bushel on the farm last month were nearly 1 rippled from two years ago currently us a expects. 1.85 billion bushels will be needed for Domestic and Export requirements in 1974-75. Thus if those figures Are accurate the huge 1974 wheat crop will fade to Only 65 million Washington a tire administration says it has de classified More than 50 million pages of government Docu meals since 1972 and has Cut by 71 per cent the number of employees authorized to classify in formation As secret. The figures were cited by an administration official this week As he attempted to buttress his argument that the guide lines imposed by president Nix on two years ago Are All Hal Are needed to eliminate need less government secrecy. James b. Rhoads acting chairman of the Isle Agency classification review com Mittee testified before a House government operations sub committee at hearings on legis lation designed to curtail secrecy in the name of National de sense. The Bill would establish a statutory classification system restricting the number of agencies allowed to classify and accelerating the declassify Coliori of. Records. It also would set up an Independent Federal commission to oversee classification and investigate abuses. Under the present system the president regulates what May be kept secret through a series of executive orders. His most recent order resulted in the establishment of Rhoads Agency to help the National Security Council Monitor secrecy. Rhoads said the proposed charges could Siow the de classification work now under Way by restricting authority in the area to Only a few High level Federal workers. Nebraska land Allied Tom Kumpf owner Mew Ger Home phone m 4-7402 bushels left Over by july 1 next year. Bui one of the main concerns now is Corn tie key . Grain crop since it provides most of the livestock feed needed to turn out Basic consumer food items. The 1974 Harvest will be a Large Factor in determining what Consumers will have to pay for food through All of next year. The problem in much of Pic Corn Belt this year stemmed from a late Spring and excessive rain at crucial planting times. Although the latest Corn read ing by us a Calls for a record crop of 6.4 billion bushels compared with 5.7 billion last year Many people think it will be far less. If so and Export and domes tic demands hold up the crunch will be continued High prices for livestock feed next Winter and possible further slowdowns in meat poultry and Dairy production. The Columbus Telegram 9 Columbus Nebraska i saturday july 13, 1974 r1ckert jewellers guaranteed it a 3 pc 5 Days vict 1 blk North of keen Kerr birth Humboldt Iowa Gregory William weighing six pounds and ten ounces was born july 2 to or. And mrs. Rodge Page of Humboldt. Paternal grandmother is mrs. Newton Page and the paternal great grandparents Are the Joe Hills All of Osceola Nebr. 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