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Racine Journal Times Sunday Bulletin (Newspaper) - April 04, 1971, Racine, Wisconsin
Vol. 39, no. 14tittie the Racine journal time Racine Wisconsin sunday april 4, 1971 82 ?"6 ?"30 cents Nixon will use Powers to review Colley Case san Clemente Calif. Apr president Nixon announced saturday he will personally review and make the military to final decision in the Case of it. William l. Calley jr., sentenced to life imprisonment for the premeditated murder of civilians at my Lai. The Western White House said Nixon acted in the Wake of widespread questions about the Fate of the Young officer whose Case has drawn worldwide attention. A spokesman said the president would make his review after the Case went through regular Legal Appeal channels provided in the uniform code of military Justice. Before any sentence can be put into operation for Calley Nixon will review the Case personally and decide it press Secretary Ronald l. Ziegler announced. Inherent Powers Nixon to special assistant and former counsel John Ehrlichman who was with Ziegler at the announcement explained that Nixon was involving his inherent Powers As commander in chief. He said the president wanted to add another ingredients More than a Stark Legal issues a after it goes through the Legal process of appeals provided under the code of military Justice. Asked what his extra nonlegal review would bring to Bear on the Case Ehrlichman said a Othats to sort of in the heart of a ?� the presidential assistant said this was not an unusual procedure and pointed to the precedent of several civil War cases in which president Calley foresaw my Lai juror editor to note a the my Lai massacre the trial and conviction of la William Calley for his part in the tragedy have touched american to nerve As few other events in its history. The affair has raised questions about a soldiers to duty and in Cal Ley to words the very meaning of War. Here from a newsman who covered the trial from beginning to end is a report on the ramifications of that Case. By Harry Rosenthal Washington apr in his own Way it. William l. Calley or. Forecast the trauma that his trial conviction and sentence would bring to the land that sent him and two attack kills mob informer Elpaso Tex. Apr Joseph Valachi who broke a blood oath to disclose the inner Workings of the crime organization he identified As the Cosa Nostra died saturday of a heart attack at the la tuna Federal correctional Joe Valachi million others to fight in Vietnam. A othe thing that makes my Lai so unique it was a Small tragedy in a Small place a he said. A Ono one yet has tried to Analyse the problems to my knowledge that caused not Only my Lai but the War in Vietnam itself. I am hopeful that my Lai will bring the meaning of War to the ?� the nationwide outpouring of telegrams to president Nixon the protests by draft boards and veterans groups and the co mingling of outrage by Hawks and doves these All show Calley got the nationwide pulse taking he asks. Calley received a life sentence after the jury to finding that he murdered 22 civilians at my Lai. But deep and agonizing questions remain to confront and confound the nation. They go beyond Calley my Lai and the vietnamese War. Problem created the Case has created a problem in the military High command. When can it demand a soldiers to obedience to orders will As one colonel put it a every combat Soldier now Calls for a lawyer before he goes on a Mission a is Calley a hero in a treacherous War thinking first of his troops or a Callow murderer who includes babies among enemies to be slaughtered will the nation condemn the soldiers who went to fight in Vietnam is an american boy to obligation still to do Battle for his country without questioning Why and How he should fight has the nation abandoned the principles it expounded Only 25 years ago in the Nuernberg and Tokyo War crimes trials do we believe that a civilized nation should fight in a civilized Way or do we fight the enemy As he does us a Oil to not going to stand Here and plead for my life or my Freedom a Calley told his turn to Page 2a, col. I r a Abraham Lincoln concerned himself. Ehrlichman said that the Calley Case has held the attention of the president in the last few Days of his 10-Day stay at the Western White House. An attorney himself Nixon consulted with members of his Cabinet who happen to be lawyers including Ehrlichman welfare Secretary Elliot l. Richardson a former attorney general in Massachusetts Treasury Secretary John n. Connally and presidential Counselor Robert h. Finch who were in California. He also has been in close touch with Secretary of defense Melvin r. Laird and atty. Gen. John n. Mitchell in Washington. Improper move less than a Day after the military at it. Benning ga., sentenced Calley on wednesday to life imprisonment the president had ordered that Calley be removed from the stockade and confined to his quarters throughout the review of his Case. Ehrlichman said the president did no to feel that under the circumstances a Oit was proper Correct or desirable for the lieutenant to be in the stockade pending this Long review ?� he had asked his aides thursday to Check on this Legal prerogative and when advised he could take his step he did. Ehrlichman said. The White House has been deluged with thousands of messages it said were running too to i in favor of clemency for Calley. Broad discretion the Secretary of the army Ehrlichman pointed out has very Broad discretionary Powers to commute or remit the sentence or even change the findings of guilty. Ehrlichman also said that after Nixon has made his decision Calley could still Appeal in the Federal courts on Legal technicalities. Nixon to California visit will end monday when he flies Back to Washington. Map wire photo president Nixon has decided to personally review and make the military to final decision in the Case of it. William Calley shown Here in this High contrast study. It s grass roots voting tuesday institution the prison announced. He was 66. It was Valachi who brought the term Cosa Nostra into popular usage. During his 1963 testimony before a Senate subcommittee he detailed the set up of the org nation and its members then testified that it was known to insiders not As the mafia but As the Cosa Nostra a your ?� Valachi to testimony reportedly led the mob to put a $100,000 Price on his head. He appeared before several secret grand jury hearings closely guarded. Valachi who had been a Strong Man and thug for the Syndicate for 33 years was sent to Atlanta Federal prison in 1959 on a narcotics conviction. In 1962 he killed a fellow prisoner whom he falsely suspected of being assigned by the Cosa Nostra leadership to assassinate him. Sentenced to life in prison for second degree murder Valachi agreed to testify before the Senate committee. For his own safety he was later imprisoned in the Washington . Jail to death House. On March 22, 1966 Valachi was transferred to a Federal prison at Milan mich., and on sept. 14, 1968, was brought to la tuna. Parade products at a fair a journal times photo by Charles s. Vallone finishing touches before a big sales Day were in order saturday morning As the Junior achievement Trade fair opened at Sears Roebuck amp co. Beth Harris of 610 Walton ave., and Barbara Belland of 2405 Gillen st., both of the Rozard co. Sponsored by Walker manufacturing co., put their special touch to an of cart planter. Many other products continue on display from noon to 5 . Today by the 18 a of companies participating in the a fair. Additional pictures on Page 4a. Grass roots government will be the concern of voters in the Racine area and throughout Wisconsin tuesday. Balloting will include school Board positions and officers of cities towns and villages. A unified school Board contest highlights balloting for Racine county areas East of i-94. Town voters will pick chairmen town Board members and other officials. In villages presidents half of the trustees and other officers will be elected to two year terms. Poll opening time in most municipalities a including Racine Caledonia and mount pleasant a will be 7 . Tuesday. All polling places throughout the state will close at 8 . In the unified race in Racine six candidates will seek three places on the nine member Board. The six include one incumbent Paul Bishop who is the current Board president. Seeking first terms on the Board Are Joe Yugo Irene p. Evans Lowell f. Mcneill Ruth a. Milholland and Lawrence e. Hunt. Stories in today to journal times give biographical capsules of the school Board candidates on Page 4a and present their answers to three questions on Page 7c. The top office in the City of Racine a the mayoralty a has Only one name on the ballot incumbent Kenneth l. Huck who is seeking his second term. The City to nine Odd numbered wards Are up for election however and there Are contests in six of the wards a the 1st, 3rd, 5th, 9th, 15th and 17th. A Story on the six Aldermani races was carried in Friday to journal times. Town governments which will have All their elected officials picked for two year terms tuesday have contests throughout the county. In Caledonia a where the Board is being expanded from three to five members there to a contest for each of the five posts. The chairmanship contest pits a former Board member Stephen Horvath jr., against Harry m. Davis. A Story with biographical information and views of the Caledonia Board candidates was carried in saturday to journal times. Mount pleasant also expanding its Board to five members has contests for four of the five openings including the chairmanship where incumbent Henry Roh Ner is opposed for a sixth term by John veltus. A Story on the mount pleasant races ran saturday in the journal times. News reports on other area election contests were carried last week in issues of the Roumal times or Are being reported today and on monday. Burlington area contests for City town and school Board posts were reported thursday As were races in Paris Somers and Bristol. Friday to paper included reports on the Village of Sturte Tum to Page 6a, col. I work on 1-94 to shut Down 13 Access ramps in 2 counties Access to interstate 94 will be limited to three spots in Racine county and two in Kenosha county after work to add two lanes to the Highway begins the week of april 12. Access ramps at state highways la and 20 and North bound at the 7 mile Road will be open along with state Highway 50 and South bound at county trunk v in Kenosha county. Closing of the Access ramps May be As soon As three weeks depending on the Speed of the construction operations according to Carroll Halsted of the division of highways. All exit ramps will remain open according to Halsted. The work which also in three Day work week makes time wha s Ere business news Page id classified ads Page 6d editorial. Page 12a local news. -. Page 4a obituaries. A a Page 6d sports Page in women to news Page in features Ann Landers. 7b entertainment. 12c Horoscope. 8b television radio. Page 13c by Tom Tiede Syracuse . Nea a computer operator Gil Mosher used to be like the rest of american to 82 million working stiffs a a slave to clock and Calendar. Eight hours a Day five Days a week 40 Rush hours a month 250 crowded cafeteria lunches a year. And the weekends with 82 million others off at the same time filling the Barber chairs the department stores the movie houses the highways and the beaches the weekends were never much of a Relief. A Oil to Start out on monday a he remembers a Osame thing tuesday then wednesday thursday and Friday. Whew the weekend. But by the time in to Start feeling like a human being again it was monday and time to go Back to work. It was ?� repeat �??� Type of rebirth but no More. Gil Mosher has been reborn. He has been hired by a Forward thinking company which permits him to work full time on a three Day week schedule. Repeat a three Day week. He checks into his office each wednesday thursday and Friday. He puts in Long l iy2-hour stints each time. And then he to off for a four big wonderful Days. Gil Mosher to employer is the Mutual of new York Mony insurance company Here. And he is one of 36 men All computer operators permitted the revolutionary three Day work week. Mony management introduced the unique change in routine late in 1969 a but not simply to be revolutionary. There were hard business circumstances which necessitated the dramatic departure from tradition. Couple of problems a owe were faced with a couple of problems a says Mony personnel manager Tom Davis. A one we were just changing our computer operation to a 24-hour seven Day a week schedule. Two we had the problem of keeping Good computer operators they Are always in demand As you know and Are notorious Job hoppers. Traditionally if they Are not completely Sal tied one place they go ?� thus the three Day week idea. Which says Davis a has been a ?� he says it has increased work efficiency a owe Only change shifts twice instead of three times a he says it has enlarged the scope of employee professionalism a Othey Are Here longer at one time and so see More of the ?� and of course he says it has improved personnel morale a of couple of men said they did no to like the change but most of them Are excited about it. It gives them time to live a Little More. Believe me i see a lot More smiles around Here ?� Mutual of new York officials Are not the Only employers witnessing happier faces these Days. The Shorter work week once just a figment of the Laborera to imagination is catching on around the nation. Exact statistics have not been kept but a Good estimate is that at least 150 . Firms big and Small have shortened their work weeks. Most have gone to four Days to hours per Day but at least 13, at last unofficial count had slimmed schedules to a Mere three Days. There Are those certainly who have tried the tack and then dropped it after finding employee efficiency declining. One Small shop manager in Massachusetts says he put his people on a three Day schedule. A but i had to give it up. The Guys were aimless. They started hanging around the shop on their Days off which interfered with the men who were on the Job. I tried it for six months or so but i lost Money. Hell the five Day week is plenty Good enough ?� and employers Arentt the Only ones who have complained about the Shorter week. Wives have a Ohe used to drink Beer and watch to on saturday and sunday now he drinks Beer and watches to on saturday sunday and ?� and so have a few employees a Oil to spending twice As much Money on my Days off As i used ?� yet As might be imagined the critics of the Shorter work week Are being out shouted by the proponents. Gil Mosher of Mony says a of want to get More education a and with the three Day week i ?� author Riva poor says the departure from the archaic five Day week helps ease congestion in the cities minimize Peak periods for electric Power allow people to live further away from their jobs. And economist Paul Samuel son says the Shorter week permits men to take Over More of their family responsibilities thus enlarge their own capacities and a redress the ancient curse of female ?� dudes resurfacing the existing four lanes of the interstate is expected to be completed by nov. I but during the project traffic flow will be severely restricted department spokesmen said. Work on the 24-mile stretch from the Illinois Wisconsin line North to the Southern Edge of Milwaukee county will limit traffic to a single Lane along varying parts of the Highway and the Speed limit will be reduced to 55 . Along the whole route. Under the contracts let on the Job the firms doing the work must make sure that two narrowed lanes of traffic in each direction Are open during weekend and Holiday periods. Cost of the widening and resurfacing is estimated at $9 million in addition to the $3.7 million spent last year to rebuild Bridges and ramps. Racine area weather mostly sunny and cold today with a High in the mid-30s. Fair and cold tonight with a Low in the upper teens. Monday mostly fair and a Little warmer with a High in the Low 40s. Winds today from the North to Northwest at 8 to 18 . Precipitation probabilities to per cent today 5 per cent tonight. Elsewhere in state mostly sunny and not quite so cold with highs in the 30s Northeast near 40 Southeast. Tonight fair and cold with lows from to to 20. Monday mostly sunny and a Little warmer. Highs in the 30s North in the 40s South. The Sun re a 5 29 .�?tand a Quot set at 6 20
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