Walla Walla Union Bulletin in Walla-Walla, Washington
11 Jul 1971

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11 Jul 1971

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Walla Walla Union-Bulletin (Newspaper) - July 11, 1971, Walla Walla, WashingtonWalla bulletin our 103rd year no. 73 Walla Walla Wash. 99362 july 5 pages rebels attack Rabat Palace Rabat Morocco a rebellious army cadets shot their Way into the summer pal Ace of King Hassan ii on Satur Day and tried to kill the pro West Monarch. Hassan escaped unhurt and declared himself in firm control hours later. At least seven persons were reported and More than 100 wounded in the bloody As Sault. Hassan said it was led by the director of his personal Mil itary staff. The rebels captured Rabat radio and used it to proclaim Hassan s death and formation of a revolutionary Loyal troops retook the station late saturday night after eight hours of fighting in the area. Hassan returned to his Rabat Palace. The King said in an interview with a French radio station the coup attempt was mounted by about cadets led by Gen. Mohamed med both military director for the Royal House hold. He described the cadets As mutineers not and said the rest of the army re Mains faithful and a government spokesman said shortly after Midnight the situation was almost completely re established. The few remaining mutineers Are in hiding they Are not in Evi Dence in the he said about 950 insurgents surrendered at the radio station buildings and Only a few dozen remained at Large in isolated groups. About 30 truckloads of Muti neers stormed the Palace with Small arms grenade and mor tar fire As the King celebrated his 42nd birthday. Three moroccan generals belgian ambassador Mercel Dupart two Cabinet ministers and the Royal family s doctor were reported among those killed in the attack. Libya s leftist to Vernmani announced support for the rebels and threatened to intervene with Force. Hassan said political ramifications were behind the lib Yan announcement and added personally about Libya i will Tell you in the most vulgar manner possible that i Don t give a right Royal a. Embassy spokesman reported shortly after the at tack that the King is All adding that the situation in the capital was very fluid there is a lot of troop in Washington the state department said. Ambassador Stuart Rockwell was at the festivities when the shooting broke out and reported the King alive and Well. The Palace sources said the wounded included Hassan s brother Prince Moulay Abdul Lah and some diplomats and government ministers who were attending the King s birth Day party. The sources reported Hassan was not wounded by machine gun fire that sprayed the pal Ace Interior during the see saw Battle Between rebels and Loyal troops. But they said rebel offi cers held the King at gunpoint for a Brief period and that he asked to see his children apparently feeling he would be shot. French ambassador Claude Lebel who was in the Palace told a French radio station Hassan is perfectly Well and he Tripoli radio monitored in Beirut said libyan Leader Muammar Sadafi alerted his armed forces to consolidate the rebels coup attempt against Hassan. Libya s ruling revolutionary Council held an emergency meeting the broadcast said and issued a statement warning against intervention by foreign Powers. The radio announced that libyan soldiers and Para troopers were preparing to fight with the moroccan people and army should their safety be threatened by imperialist and reactionary the map news Agency said Hassan ordered Gen. Mohamed ouf Kir his Interior minister to take Over All civil and military Powers and restore order. Vice president Spiro t. A new is scheduled to visit Rabat on july 25 for talks with has san As part of his current world tour an embassy officer said it was too soon to judge whether saturday s events would affect his visit. Six Young people escape serious injury us photo by Bill Lilley six Hurt As Auto ports excluded plunges into Creek consolidation two found guilty in trespass Case attorney Union Man will Appeal one girl was pinned under a car in Mill Creek for an hour and her sister wandered in the mountains for seven hours after a car in which they were Riding plunged Over a 50-foot Bank into Mill Creek late Friday night. A 1961 Auto carrying six Walla Walla Young people landed upside Down in the Middle of Mill Creek about of a mile above Camp kiwanis. On the Mill Creek Road in Oregon according to a county sheriff s office report. Linda Hartwell 903 Ankeny was pinned under the car for almost an hour before an ambulance could get to the scene. She was in satisfactory condition in St Mary s Hospital the weather fair sunday and sunday night. Southwest winds sunday 12-17 Mph. Continued Cool. High sunday 76. Low sunday night 52. Chance of rain. Zero. Precipitation excess since september 1 is 3.60. Tri cities same except High 78 and Low 50. Dorothy Gray Beauty essentials now specially priced see and pm. 22 Tallman s 4 w. Main ja5-1010 saturday with a broken Collar Bone and facial Burns. Meanwhile her sister Susan Hartwell 18, got free from the car and wandered up Henry Canyon in search of help. County sheriff s denuded and Oregon state police did not find her until 7. Saturday about four Miles up the Canyon. Her feet were torn from walking. She was treated and released saturday at St Mary s. Police and an ambulance were called at. Saturday. One other passenger Steven Hahn 1625 Walla Walla was admitted to St. Mary s. He was also in satisfactory condition saturday with lacerations about the face and head. Other passengers were Robbin Anderson 734 Lewis Karen Lindblom and Eberhard Missnar route 3 Power line Road. An investigating Deputy said Linda Hartwell would have been in serious condition if she had been pinned under the car much longer. He said her whole body except her head was under the car. For a time police feared Susan Hartwell had been killed or knocked unconscious and had floated Down Mill Creek. One Deputy waited for some time on the seven mile Bridge looking for her in the water. The Accident happened about 12 Miles Southeast of Walla Walla deputies said. Bill drafted Olympia local government committee of the legislative Council decided sat urday to prepare proposed legislation to exclude port Public Utility and school districts from a constitutional amendment per mitting county City consolidations. In a ground breaking move the committee opened its executive session to the press. The Only reporter present at the open session a representative of the associated press was invited to remain when other per sons were excluded at the end of the Day s testimony. The action was taken by rep. Joe Haussler a Omak chair Man at the suggestion of rep. Robert Charette a Aberdeen. Normally executive sessions Are closed to All but committee and staff members. The committee rejected a re quest by the Washington Public ports association that it ask atty. Gen. Slade Gorton whether the legislature could Amend the constitutional amendment in the 1972 special session or submit an alternative to it. James Guenther executive Secretary of the Council told the committee Gorton has already held that constitutional Amend ments cannot be amended once they have been approved by the legislature. The county City consolidation measure was approved in the 1971 session and will be on the ballot in november 1972. Representatives of port districts told the committee they were not aware until after the legislative session that port districts could be absorbed into the proposed county City units. Legislators also said it had not been their intention to include the ports. Jack Rogers executive Secre tary of the Washington association of counties said there was nothing surreptitious or under handed in any Way about Pas Sage of the measure. It cleared the House april 2 and won sen ate approval May 10, the last Day of the session. Committee members indicated they saw Little Prospect of port or school districts being included by freeholders in any county City arrangement. But they expressed fear that unless specifically excluded the schools and ports might fight the constitutional amendment. Guenther said the proposed legislation will be checked with Gorton before being submitted to the committee for its consideration at a later meeting. The trespassing trial Friday of a Seattle attorney and a farm labor organizer ended with their conviction in Justice court. Michael Fox 27, and Guadalupe Gamboa 25, were fined each by judge Howard Martin. The men filed Oral notice of Appeal and posted Appeal Bonds in lieu of the fines. Fox and Gamboa were charged june 19 while attempting to meet with workers at the Rogers Walla Walla labor Camp 3rd Street and Langdon Road. During Friday afternoon s testimony the attorney explained he and Gamboa did t Tell a Camp guard the name of the Man they wished to visit Alfonso Romo because they did t want to cause trouble for him with the company. I be had a lot of experience in the labor Field and i have no love for the Fox stated acknowledging he was biased against farm labor employers. Earlier Gamboa said he had been to the Camp june 16 As a prelude to future organization of the workers. He said he asked the labourers if they had any problems and right away we were just confronted with a whole mass of the United farm workers representative said most of the difficulties seemed to be Legal so he asked Fox to accompany him to the Camp several Days later. An interpreter was required to translate the testimony of Romo who said he had wanted to talk with a lawyer about Bonus problems he was having with the company. Under Cross examination Romo said the Bonus situation was later settled. Friday morning defense attorney Jan Peterson attempted to describe the Camp As a company he continued that theory during his closing argument observing this is not a simple trespass we cannot let the spectre of private property deny Basic human rights Basic constitutional Peterson noted the labourers contracts state a 75 daily fee includes lodging As Well As meals making the men tenants entitled to visit with anyone they wished. Fox was also permitted to make a closing argument. He cited Federal and California labor codes under which he said Garboa was entitled to organize the workers although the defense counsel would like to make this More than it is it s a Clear Case of criminal Deputy prosecutor Jerry Votendahl said in his summation. He pointed out the employer s right to privacy and property the Protection of that property and the prevention of activities against his interests. They refused to leave they wanted to be arrested they stated referring to the defendants both defendants were permitted to make prior to sentencing Fox quoted the mexican revolutionary hero Emiliano Zapata it is preferable to die on your feet than live on your nothing can Stop an idea when it s time has Gamboa said i think this is an idea and it s time has Hart s Semi annual shoe clearance starts save save save see and Page 16 seethe big circus savings spree insert in this paper for Over 200 Bonu values plus 144 coupons save now. At your Low Cost super drug and variety centers Eastgate Southgate Book Nook All 3 stores open sundays evenings defendant Michael Fox left discusses trespassing conviction with trial Spectator. Governors Back welfare Reform Moran Wyo. A West pm governors with the notable exception of California s Ronald Reagan support president Nix on s welfare Reform plan or a total Federal takeover of Wel fare. Most of them including some democrats Back Nixon s family assistance plan or a version of it guaranteeing the poor family a minimum annual in come. But Reagan a Republican says the guaranteed income concept is a dangerous Prin Ciple that would Only add to the Cost of welfare. The chief executives from the is Western democrats and six Republic the governor of american Samoa were gather ing for their annual conference in grand Teton National Park this weekend. Their chief concerns for Dis Cussion during business ses Sions included welfare Revenue problems economic develop ment and Protection of the environment. The White House said than no plans for Nixon to at tend the gathering and vice president Spiro t. Agnew is not expected to return from his world trip before the Confer ence ends thursday. Welfare is a key topic with Reagan scheduled to Lead a Dis Cussion session wednesday be ginning with an explanation of his own Reform program which is stalled in the Democrat con trolled California legislature. Democratic gov. John a. Burns of Hawaii summed up the views of Many of the West pm governors in his reply to an associated press Survey. Welfare Reform must Start at the Federal level beginning with a guaranteed minimum annual family income. The states can tie their programs to the. A guaranteed income would give greater dignity to All individuals in society. Burns said. But Reagan said last week he still opposes Nixon s family assistance plan and the idea of a guaranteed income which he said is a very dangerous Prin Ciple. It is going to enlarge the welfare Burden not reduce giant Gas cooler he Wal a 41 by itt foot Gas cmdr i tag i in Fth a work met the. Tact is pint the my Belli by Pacific pm a Tom Story

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