Moratorium, Fayetteville 4

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Moratorium, Fayetteville 4 - v e n 10 n i e 17 2 of at 2 Peace March...
v e n 10 n i e 17 2 of at 2 Peace March (CONTINUED FROM PAGE ONE) English, who was staffing the moratorium Booth in front of the Federal Building, shortly before the marchers arrived. Fayetteville police took the man who assaulted Dr. Hart into custody. He was described by police chief Hollis Spencer as a mental patient recently released from a mental hospital. hospital. The other incident occurred before the march started in front of Old Main when a militant Black student and a white student resorted to fisticuffs in a discussion that had nothing do with the war itself. They were quickly separated. "We are gratified it was peaceful." Hobson said of the march. "That is how we it." "We had a lot of help and cooperation from Chief Spencer and his department." he said. He said the chief loaned the group a bull horn when it unable to plug into an electrical electrical ouulet in the Federal Building. Building. Hobson said the group had tained permission to use the electrical outlet for its speaker system earlier, hut that the General Services administration administration ordered the building close three hours early Wednesday. Regarding the counter demonstration. demonstration. Hobson said "We are happy to see people take part no matter what side they are on. It's a healthy thing." The veterans proved the most popular among the townspeople and were cheered at most intersections intersections and points where onlookers were gathered, including including the Courthouse.

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  1. Northwest Arkansas Times,
  2. 16 Oct 1969, Thu,
  3. Page 2

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