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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - November 20, 1970, Florence, South Carolina47th year n6. 324 the Only daily paper published in Eastern South Carolina Florence s. C., Friday morning november 20, 1970 daily he sunday ise Senate passes farm Bill 48-35 autumn walk photo by Sonny Smith Faye captures the True spirit of autumn a falling Leaf As she strolls Down a path paved with Crisp fallen leaves on a Nippy after noon. A stroll such As miss Poston s probably has been undertaken by Many pee Dee residents since fall has come and painted the landscape with its Rich and varied hues. The season brings a time for reflection for Many but others like miss Poston is just a time to take an invigorating walk. On we Tham mercy Mission Washington a end ing a Long and bitter politics Battle Over the shape of the a lion s agriculture policy Tho Senate approved thursday new three year farm Bill the vote was 48 to 35. Passage of the Bill which now goes to the White House was i called a significant Victory for i american Farmers by Secretary of agriculture Clifford m. Har Din. It will give Farmers an Opportunity to take greater advantage of shifts in Market de mands from commodity to commodity by moving away from fixed crop acreages toward greater leeway in crop Plant Hardin said in a state ment. While there were a few partisan overtones during the past few Hardin said this Bill does represent a major cooperative accomplishment on the part of the two the Bill is the product of a Stormy House Senate Confer ence in which House members reportedly refused to waver from the administration backed version. It sets the framework of All major farm subsidy and Price support programs for the next three years and for the first time sets a limit on the Money growers of wheat cot ton Corn and other feed grains can be paid for holding land out of production. The Bill is to Cost an estimated billion Over the three years. Chairman Allen Ellender d la., of the Senate agriculture committee walked out of the conference with two other senators after refusing to sign the the sessions were completely dominated by administration supporters. J denouncing the Bill As incredible this Bill before us is both unfair and inadequate and is a Bill which is certain to lower farm Farmers especially resent these incredible efforts by Secretary of agriculture Hardin to junk the parity concept in connection with Price support pay ments and Loans. I j he referred to the Confer Saigon a a . About 22 31 american soldiers were ence s refusal to accept Senate Rine helicopter returning from a South Southwest of its base in killed when their ch47 Chinook language setting Price supports helicopter crash kills 15 marines House okays Trade measure Makson silent on plans a smile crosses Charles Manson s face As he walks past girl employees in the los Angeles Hall of Justice thursday after hear ing defense attorneys in his trial for , in the Sharon Tate Case rest Wirtz to Doeer Tiey be permitted to f est fit but Manson gave no indication he wanted to be heard. A defense attorneys balk mercy Mission crashed into a i Danang. There were no Surv Mountain wednesday killing 15 Vors. Marines including it. Col. Wil Liam g. Leftwich jr., a heavily a Marme in Tlle que decorated battalion command son s got an offi helicopter was shot Down 49 Miles from Danang. Leftwich s widow in Alexan va., was notified of her us 10. To do icer reported. One mail death the . Command identified if Les Adf Ore came egg recovered the Leftwich in announcing with fever. 1 hey called had Twyl us crash thursday. The twin Rotor Back and asked for a helicopter ch46 sea Knight helicopter to lift them Oul crashed in the rugged que Sonj Leftwich decided to pull out the entire patrol and As was his custom boarded the helicopter to make the extrac assigned Tion. I after the patrol had been picked up the helicopter got lost fog. Another helicopter flying with it lost sight of the Craft and then radio Contact was broken. The wreckage was spotted on Mountainside thursday. The for Corn at per Bushel or 75 Surprise developments Mark Tare murder Case per cent of parity was higher. Whichever male Queen Knoxville Tenn. Of command did not identify his Vince Staten a male student unit but information from Memphis gave it As the 1st reconnaissance battalion of the 1st Marine division. Leftwich had won the Navy Cross the Silver Star the Gion of Merit three crosses of gallantry and two air medals he also had received the purple heart. A native of Memphis Tenn., he was 39 and a 1953 graduate of the . Naval Academy. Eviction of Blacks postponed new Orleans a heavily armed police postponed efforts to forcibly evict a were recovered by a a of Black militants from ground team lifted into the later. Served barricaded Headquarters thurs Larea Quanta va., and was an aide Day after a Day Long conf Onla a Navy undersecretary Ion it was the worst aircraft i John Warner before returning crash in Vietnam since aug. 26, to Vietnam this year. Before police withdrew Onei Black teenager was shot three blocks away by an unknown assailant the Only shots heard All Day. Police agreed to give Blacks time to test the slate s trespass Law in court after they were unable to persuade the militants to at the University of ten Nessee won election thursday As a write in candidate in it s Homecoming Queen com petition. Staten whose candidacy was recognised valid by the Homecoming advisory Board collected of votes. Whether Staten a communications graduate student from Kingsport Tenn., would be crowned or not was left up to the it student tribunal. Typhoon smashes phillipine 30 dead thousands homeless leave the building even with a Manila a at least 30 show of Force including the de a persons were reported killed. 34 tank like armoured i Are missing and hundreds were injured Early Friday after to apartment s car. Phoon Patsy smashed through Manila and densely populated Luzon Island with winds that reached 124 Miles per hour. The casually toll was expect was hospitalized led to Rise As reports reached Manila from outlying provinces. Police said the negro youth Tyrone Curtis was hit in the stomach by Shotgun pellets fired from a a building three blocks away from the barricaded head a quarters. He for surgery. Police and Black leaders agreed neither Law officers nor militants on the building had shot the youth. Police supt. Clarence glarus so said in mid afternoon we will be Back in 24 hours unless things Giarusso said lawyers of the new Orleans Legal assistance corporation asked for time to go to . District court to seek an injunction forbidding police to evict Black Mill ans. A Walher Bureau official said it was the worst typhoon to hit Manila since 1882. President Ferdinand e. Mar cos declared a state of calamity in the Manila area where tens of thousands were homeless and damage was estimated at hundreds of thousands of dollars. Marcos ordered All Nonessen Tia Public and private establish ments closed until monday. The powerful Pacific typhoon hit Only eight Days before the much heralded arrival of Pope Paul i for which the capital area was making elaborate preparations. The rain and winds buffeted Manila for about four hours at midday thursday with Peak winds of 93-124 . The red Cross estimated 25 per cent of the City s Homes s casualties came mostly were damaged. Hundreds of Trees broken signs window Glass and parts of houses littered the streets. One Broad thoroughfare was blocked when a huge Arch to Welcome the Pope was toppled. Electricity in this City of three million was Cut off to eliminate danger from the Many dangling Power lines. Three ships including the passenger liner president Rox As. Were grounded near the sea Wall of Manila Bay. The City s Domestic Airport was shut Down with two planes overturned on its runways. The Manila International Airport also As closed and it was not known if it would be Able to accommodate flights Friday. The reports on typhoon Pat from the Manila area. Most of the deaths and injuries resulted from flying debris toppled houses or the washing away of Homes by rampaging Rivers. The Central Region was brushed by Patsy thursday and first sketchy reports from the area said some sections were flooded and damage was feared serious. Two other typhoons battered Central and Southern Philippines last month. Their combined death toll topped 1.200. Los Angeles a slender Susan Atkins took the stand at the Sharon Tate Mur Der trial thursday climaxing a Day of Surprise but her attorney refused to question her about the Case. He said he Felt a series of questions she had prepared will incriminate the action came at the end of a dramatic Day in which All four defense attorneys rested their Case in an Effort to keep the three women defendants from speaking the three won. The judge s permission to testify. Charles Manson Central Fig ure in the Case who had been expected to be the Star defense witness remained silent throughout and attorneys said he indicated no desire to take the stand himself. After attorney Daye Shinn re fused to question miss Atkins 22, who state witnesses have said admitted killing miss Tate herself the judge called a conference in Chambers to Dis cuss the refusal of the three women s attorneys to put questions to the women. Court was recessed with the matter still unresolved. Paul Fitzgerald spokesman for the defense attorneys told newsmen the judge Felt it was the attorneys duty to pose a list of questions made up by each they still re fused. We have Fitzger Ald said. We can go to jail for contempt of court or we can be relieved As attorneys in this Case. He s considering miss Atkins in her Brief appearance on the stand gave her name said my co defendants and i agree that i will take the stand but gave no significant testimony due to Shinn s refusal to interrogate. I. Feel these questions will in Criminate Shinn said. I have a duty toward my client. I absolutely refuse to help incriminate a client on the he said later miss Atkins had pre pared 60 questions. Fitzgerald in talking to news men refused to describe the nature of the women s proposed testimony saying you know what they Are going to say. I just can t say it. They have an overriding desire to Tell the truth about the killings last year of miss Tate and six oth is the women suggested in Chambers Fitzgerald said that the judge himself or Manson be allowed to put the questions. Fitzgerald said the judge did not want to interject himself in the Case and vetoed Manson. Before miss Atkins took the stand defendant Leslie Hou ten 21, asked permission to remove her attorney and defend herself. Asked what she hoped to prove she said you try to show the jury what you Are be As real As you the judge ruled her incompetent to act As her own attorney. See Tate Page 2a Long pm walkout All but concluded Detroit a the nationwide strike of United Auto workers against general motors corp. Appeared thursday night to be ending and formal j announcement was expected Friday As the rank and file com plete voting on a new three year contract. Also thursday pm and the International Union of electrical workers announced agree ment on a new three year con tract. The due represents pm employee sat five plants. The agreement is patterned on the tentative settlement be tween pm and the Law. Meanwhile Law make ready Crews began returning to sever Al pm plants Friday and the company has told some of the rest of its production workers to report monday. A return to full production of automobiles a Day How Ever May not come until mid december or even later. Forty three of 155 separate pm Law bargaining units still have not reached at the Plant working agreements which supplement the National contract and these units Are authorized to continue striking. The strike now 67 rays old was called sept 15 to support the Union s economic demands in new contract bargaining which ended 10 Days ago in agreement subject to rank and file approval. Seventy five bargaining units had ratified the new National contract through thursday and the Law reported most of them had done so by overwhelming see pm Page 2a i textiles shoes Oil protected Washington a ignoring last ditch Nixon administration efforts to Knock foreign shoe and other quotas out of a controversial Trade Bill the House passed and sent it to the Senate thursday with some opponents urging the president to veto it. The vote was 215 to 165. Rep. Donald m. Fraser d ffinn., told the House a state department she calling on behalf of the White him to support a motion essentially to return the Bill to president Nix on s original request a year ago but the strip the Jill to quotas against foreign textiles and a tax break for . Exporters aimed at encouraging a bigger outflow of . Goods never even introduced. Under the tight Rule under which the House considered the Bill opponents got Only one a Collier r-ill., moved to Send the Bill Back to. The ways and Means committee with no instructions on what to do with it. This was Defeated 206 to 173. The Bill adds quotas on shoes and textiles perpetuates them on Oil and provides quotas on other foreign goods when com Peting . Industries can prove injury. Rep Paul Findley r-ill., said hoped that a show of strength would encourage president Nix on to kill the Bill if Congress does not. Rep. Sam Gibbons d-fla., a Leader of the opponents drive wednesday said he also Hopes Nixon will reject the Bill. House Republican Leader Ger Ald r Ford pressed by democrats on whether Nixon would veto the Bill said Nixon would make that decision Only after he saw what Congress passed. Although the president has taken no Public stand on the House Bill since last summer when he said he favored Only textile Relief the state depart ment is on record against the Bill while the Commerce department has tended to support it without publicly doing so. The textile and shoe which would be the first imposed by Congress since would Cut imports from abroad of those items next year to 1967-69 Levels. A 5 per cent in crease in the imports would be permitted each year after that until 1976 when the quotas would expire. The present administrative quotas on Oil would be perpetuated preventing the president from shifting to a less restrictive Tariff system on foreign Oil. Nixon to shuffle his Cabinet president Nixon is considering some changes in his Cabinet a press aide said. See Pabe 14b. A group of College students is us ing 50-cent dinners and soup lines to protest the government s economic policy. See Page 14a. 13b 13b Index ask Andy comics classified 9b deaths 2a markets 8b sports 2b women 6a sgt. David Mitchell tearfully denied from witness stand that he shot any one at my Lai. See Page 7a. Weather partly Cloudy with Chance of showers today ending tonight. Fair mild saturday. High around 70 Low in 40s. Details Page 3a

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