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Racine Journal Times Sunday Bulletin (Newspaper) - November 07, 1971, Racine, Wisconsin
The Racine journal times tit Kitaji $ ump tip Racine Wisconsin november 7, 1971 78 ?"6 ?"30 cents la. Jail unrest quelled los Angeles apr a Force of 75 unarmed sheriff to deputies marched into a Hall of Justice Lith floor cell Block that had been held by prisoners for 4y2 hours saturday and quelled the disturbance within 27 minutes. Quot the inmates offered no resistance a a sheriff to spokesman said minutes after officers marched into the Lith floor cell Block and confronted prisoners who had set fires and broken Light fixtures in a protest Over the Quality of jail meals. A spokesman said the disturbance broke out at 7 15 . The deputies were sent in at 11 25 . And reported at 11 52 that the area had been secured. The protest officials said entered on inmates complaints that food served for breakfast was not fit to eat and that they had no Central dining area. Quot we Felt no weapons were needed a said the sheriffs spokesman. He said officers carried neither guns nor Batons. No hostages were taken during the conflict. Deputies said the prisoners had no weapons. They added that some prisoners suffered minor cuts when they broke the Light fixtures. At the height of the disturbance fires set by inmates lit up the windows of the Gray Stone Hall of Justice in the Down town civil Center. Deputies said the men were outside of their cells on a Walkway in front of the cell area. The area in which they were located still is surrounded by bars however. Breakfast is served through food tray openings through the bars. Officials said the men refused to surrender their trays and would no to return to their cells. Instead the inmates began Yelling banging on bars and setting fire to mattresses and clothing. Some prisoners broke Light fixtures and toilets. Arthur Zulke head of the sheriff to information Bureau said the prisoners allowed firemen into the cell Block to extinguish flames but added that the firemen were harassed. Zulke said that there were no hostages and that guards who retreated from the area at the first sign of disturbance were outside the prisoners barred area. Last month a prisoner in the building Kenneth Quot curly Como a member of Charles Manson to hippie style family escaped by sawing through bars in his 13th-floor cell and climbing out a window. He was recaptured seven hours later. Officials said neither Manson nor any members of his group were involved in the incident hut they declined to say whether Manson was on the Lith floor. No quake radiation Aleutian device set off i Amchitka Island Alaska apr the United states successfully detonated its most powerful underground nuclear explosion saturday without indication of earthquake tidal wave or radiation in the air. Atomic Energy commission officials declared the test in a Hole nearly 6.000 feet beneath Remote Amchitka Island a proved that the nuclear warhead would be workable on spartan anti ballistic missiles. Dec chairman James r. Schlesinger said the test was a Success and would allow the nation Quot to introduce spartan into the inventory of ?� the test went off precisely on schedule at 4 . Racine time just five hours after environmentalists groups lost their last Battle a before the . Supreme court a to Stop the blast that they feared might create earthquakes giant sea Waves or damaging radiation leaks. The High court ruled 4-3 around noon saturday that the test could proceed. Schlesinger said shortly after the blast that dec monitors in the area reported Quot not a Trace of radiation in the air and a precautionary tsunami or giant sea wave Alert issued an hour before the test was lifted 25 minutes after detonation. Recorded As quake seismographs around the Pacific rim recorded the blast As they would an earthquake but in Anchorage Tokyo Seattle and other centers there was no report of the blast having been Felt bodily. The dec says the nuclear device tested Here can be lofted above the Earth to atmosphere by a spartan to produce a curtain of radiation through which enemy icbms would have to pass. The radiation would cause atomic structural changes in the missiles to electrical components and Render them useless the dec says. The dec had said earlier that the nuclear explosion code named Mannikin was to be Quot less than five Megatons or five million tons of int. The final megaton figure was classified immediately after the blast but the dec indicated it might announce the yield within hours. Seismographs at the Palmer Observatory near Anchorage recorded a Richter scale Reading of 7 for a body Shock or deep Earth Shock and a surface Reading of 5.8. The surface Shock is the one responsible for earthquake damage and tidal Waves. No major Earth cracks were recorded on Amchitka itself but a Road running the length of the Island was cracked in the shaking produced by the explosion. Workers were repairing it. Shallow Crater the surface of tile Earth around ground Zero was expected to Settle into a shallow Crater within hours after the blast. Dec officials said there was no immediate radiation seepage from the underground chamber created by the blast and that none was expected. Ninety minutes after the blast Schlesinger and Republican congressmen Craig Hosmer of California and Orval Hansen of Idaho toured the blast area in a helicopter. Maj. Gen. Edward Giller the Aeck to assistant general manager for military application said he was satisfied requirements have been met for the weapon. Quot in to confident from the data we have now that a repeat of this test won to be necessary a Giller added. Meanwhile members of the Canadian protest Mission aboard the vessel Greenpeace too reported they Felt nothing at the time of the test. The vessel on its Way to Amchitka to Monitor the test was still almost 700 Miles East of it9 destination when the warhead was exploded. Alaska gov. William a. Egan a Democrat who had opposed the test said he was thankful there had been no Adverse affects. Quot i have said that As far As Amchitka is concerned even a Remote Chance of Accident is too much to take a Egan said. Quot i did hear that the yield was exactly what was expected so no future tests should be necessary at ?� sen. Mike gravel Dalaska Long a vocal foe of Amchitka testing said he Felt the detonation Quot May Well have planted the nuclear seeds of destruction still to be reaped and urged president Nixon to announce a moratorium on further nuclear tests. A of want nothing More than to know that the administration to reckless Gamble has been successful a gravel said adding he was Quot relieved and Proxmire leaves 72 race Milwaukee apr wis Consin sen. William Proxmire leading Senate critic of wasteful Federal spending eliminated himself saturday from the democratic presidential race. He also said he would remain Neutral in the important Wisconsin primary next year. Proxmire told a news conference he had considered running even if it was a losing Campaign to win Public support for the Issue of rearranging National priorities and Quot an end to the shameful waste of the nation to ?� Quot but to sell that Issue of holding Down government spending to a democratic electorate in a year when unemployment is at six per cent has become impossible a he said. He said he considered running but two factors caused him to make his decision. They Are his Battles with defense industries Banks and Labory Over jobs lost in defense spending cutback a would Cut deeply into any finances he could collect to Campaign and he does not have the favourable National reputation enjoyed by such potential candidates As Sens. Hubert Humphrey of Mineso whats. Where business news Page in classified ads Page 6c editorial Page 10a local news Page 4a obituaries Page 6c sports Page id women to news Page in features Ann Landers Page 7b crossword. Page 5c entertainment Page 7d Horoscope Page 8b television radio Page 91 map wire photo sen. William Proxmire to and Edmund Muskie of main he said. He is remaining Neutral in the Wisconsin primary he said because it will be crucial for several candidates and he wants the people to make the decision without influence from local favourites. Quot it could be a make or break race for senator George Mcgovern a he said of the South Dakota senator. Quot if he wins he will be one of the leading candidates. If he loses he to ?� Quot if Muskie wins the whole thing will be settled a Proxmire said. Quot he Tell be the nominee of he democratic ?� a Olf no candidate wins a Clear majority it to possible that Edward Kennedy would be the one chosen at the ?� the decision to stay out of the race was not a difficult one Proxmire said. Quot i have a Job i love a said the four term senator. Quot when it comes to personal enjoyment the Senate is a better Job. In terms of achieving peace the presidency is the ?� there was no pressure from organized labor to keep him out of the race he said. Quot in the always had Good relations with organized labor he said Quot although in the disagreed with them several times. But they did no to exactly beat a path to my door ?� Quot the vice presidency is one of the worst offices available a he said when asked if he would accept tile no. 2 spot on the ticket. Quot look what to happened to the last two occupants of the spot. But yes i would consider ?� grateful that there apparently has been no immediate and verse human or environmental ?� but he said the possibility of future consequences Quot will remain with us for some years to ?� or. E. R. Engdahl who supervised activities at the Palmer seismological Observatory near Anchorage said information received during the half hour following the explosion possibly could be used to prevent major earthquakes. He called the test Quot the Best data on aftershocks that scientists have Ever had a and said the test had constituted a Quot controlled ?� a a standing in Rowboat Little Emily Schlesinger 9, daughter of the dec chief who sat with her sister Reading books on Amchitka until two minutes before the blast said the ground shaking was Quot like Riding a ?� Schlesinger had brought along his wife and children to show the Aeck to Confidence in the safety of the test. The nearly 250 people on Amchitka during the blast were in Concrete buildings 23 Miles from ground Zero. One newsman described the effect As Quot like standing on a Rowboat at the Side of a ?� automobiles outside could be seen shaking. Radio antennas on the vehicles waved. An dec scientist in Alaska said that by 25 minutes after the explosion there had been 21 Small aftershocks All of them near ground Zero. An Experiment to observe penned sea offers on the Island during the blast was cancelled because of storm conditions around Amchitka Friday. By saturday afternoon a few hours after the blast the Island was bathed in Sunshine. A russian scientific vessel was spotted 75 Miles Southeast of Amchitka minutes before the blast. It was outside the Island to 50-mile warning area and dec officials said it was in no danger. The White House Western Union office said it was Quot Plain swamped with telegrams protesting the test As detonation time approached. The protests were Only one threat to the blast designed to test the warhead of the spartan anti ballistic missile. Another had come from a bitter storm that battered Amchitka All Day Friday with what officials said were 100-Mi lean hour winds. The storm eased Early saturday. Nixon informed at the Florida White House in key Biscayne press Secretary Ronald l. Ziegler said president Nixon Quot was informed after the test that it was successful. The test went according to prior ?� Ziegler said Nixon who had Given his personal approval for the test was informed by Telephone of the successful detonation. The blast was Felt almost immediately in Anchorage Alaska 1,400 Miles to the East. The dec information Center on Amchitka itself swayed for almost a minute. Japan to Central meteorological Agency reported its seismometers along the nation to Pacific coast registered a fairly Strong Shock five minutes after the test. By ., s. Koreans More pullouts revealed honoured Victor Geissner of 10319 Highway k was named recipient of the Franksville business men to association to Community service award during a banquet at the Racine motor inn saturday night. The 70-year-old father of seven is a longtime Franksville area Fanner who is still Active in Community affairs. Story on Page 7a. Saigon apr Allied authorities announced sizable . And South korean troop withdrawals saturday and . Defense Secretary Melvin r. Laird declared Vietn Amiza Tion of the War is on or ahead of schedule in All aspects. Winding up three Days of consultations Here Laird told newsmen that South Vietnam to Assumption of primary ground combat responsibility has Quot enjoyed tremendous Success and that the vietnamese Are moving toward taking new Drummond column see opinion Page today on 10a. 11m11 la 1111111111 la 111111111 la 1111111111111111111f11111111111111 la 111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111 la i la 1111 Frisco smut Sellers on Tough times san Francisco a promoters of hardcore sex entertainment Are crying about hard times even in this City once labelled the Quot smut capital of the .�?� five Quot adult Heaters have closed in less than one year. Others Are playing mostly to empty seats. Customers used to pay As much As $8 a ticket. Now they can have nothing left to their imaginations for As Little As 99 cents. The pornography promoters blame a variety of things too much Competition police harassment and after two years Public apathy. Among those leading the first against the pornography purveyors is asst. Dist. Atty. Jerome Benson in charge of prosecutions involving sex entertainment. Experts disagree about whether there is any relation Between pornography and crime. Benson says the sex shows Quot definitely cause a hike in ?� however the san Francisco crime commission appointed by mayor Joseph l. Alioto made a three year study of the City to crime problems and reported last june Quot we have found no reliable evidence demonstrating a casual relationship Between pornography and victim ?� information gathered from the police Bureau of criminal statistics also shows no evidence of a direct relation Between crime and the pornography business. During the past two years the number of sex bookshops and shows remained about the same. The number of recorded sex crimes also stayed at about the same level during that period. There were 286 rapes in the first six months of 1971, for example compared to 308 in the first six months last year. Indecent exposure arrests dropped from 50 to 41 Over the same period sex perversion arrests increased from 44 to 60 and arrests for lewd and indecent acts in a Public exposed place went from 24 to 32. Police and Legal troubles Are not the Only problems for the operators of sex shows and bookstores. Quot Small time operators have glutted the Market a moaned Raymond a of tiny Becker 300-Pound manager of the new follies theater. Becker had just spent a night in jail on a charge of violating a court injunction against the follies to sex show. He was released on $10,000 bail. Quot when we started up about two years ago too Many Small time Guys with nothing better to do and Only a couple Hundred Bucks started setting up storefront porno operations. These Guys Hurt business a said Becker. Few operators can afford the expensive Legal costs to fight the anti smut forces in the courts. Sex film producer continued on Page 9a, col. I Over the major air role Quot at a rate not foreseen by me. Last ?� Laird then headed for Washington where he will report to president Nixon on monday. Results of Laird to talks with . And vietnamese officials in Saigon will help the president Frame his mid november announcement on the next stage of . Disengagement. How fast the defense Secretary declined to Tell an Airport news conference How fast a withdrawal Pace the administration has in mind. And he gave no details of his talks with . Ambassador Ellsworth Bunker Creighton w. Abrams commander of . Forces in Vietnam president Nguyen Van Thieu and other South vietnamese leaders. But he declared that Quot phase two of a turning Over Artille logistics and air operations to the South vietnamese Quot is going Forward on schedule or ahead of schedule in All ?� Quot the enemy is not in a weather position where it can conduct a major countrywide military operation a Laird added. Quot i am confident that the forces of the South vietnamese. Can handle the ?� last to Start South Korea last of Saigon to four fighting allies to begin withdrawals will Start pulling out 10,000 marines and support troops next month the South vietnamese foreign ministry announced. The 50,000-Man korean Force which has been operating along the Central coast is regarded generally As the Best disciplined in the country. The . Command reported that the amen Cal division to 26th Engineer battalion and the Navy to 5th construction battalion Are being phased out. Authorized strength of the two units totals 1,175 men. . Military strength in Vietnam now put at 196,700, is expected to drop to 175,000 by dec. I and informants say America probably will be Back to a 40,000 to 50,000-Man advisory role by Midsummer. Or in Nyimi / in our area partly Cloudy and colder today with a High around 30. Partly Cloudy and continued cold tonight with a Low in the teens. Mostly sunny and a Little warmer monday with a High in the 30s. West to northwesterly winds from 15 to 25 . Today. Precipitation probabilities 20 per cent today ,10 per cent tonight. Elsewhere in state mostly Cloudy today with Snow flurries Likely in the North. Partly sunny in the South. Continued cold with highs in the 20s North to around 30 in the extreme South. Fair and quite cold tonight with lows from 8to 15 in the North and Central portions in the teens South. Mostly sunny and not so cold monday with highs in the 30s. It George patrons director of earthquake research at California Institute of technology measured Shock Waves recorded on Cal tech to Seismograph from the nuclear explosion saturday beneath Amchitka land in the aleutians 3300 Miles away. It took 84 minutes for the Shock Waves to reach the seismographic Laboratory in Pasadena calif., where scientists said preliminary studies indicated the blast measured Between 7 and 7.5 on the Richter scale of intensity
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