Arizona Republic from Phoenix, Arizona on April 5, 1969 · Page 24
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Arizona Republic from Phoenix, Arizona · Page 24

Phoenix, Arizona
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Saturday, April 5, 1969
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Straights jam resort town; hippies leave Los Angeles limes Service PALM SPRINGS, Calif. - fcofihippie high school and college students and Easter week famileg vacationing in this desert resort jammed the >-' sidewalks and streets for the * first time in a week yester: day. * They had been staying pool- '. side at the 282 luxury hotels ^ and motels, avoiding the res- * r ' taurants, nightclubs and ;( smart shops. * Thousands of hippies had v promenaded along the main •.1 street from dawn to midnight '' all week. By yesterday after- i« noon, however, hardly a hip> pie could be seen. ^ Driven from idyllic Tah;* quitz Canyon by deputies * from three counties at the re- C <juest of the owners, the Agua •vCaliente Indians, the hippies > were then ushered out of •>l town. i*' Attracted here from ;-* throughout the West by a ",' week of "acid rock" concerts, 2 the hippies and their female !* companions camped out in the *! canyon. £' There they cavorted in the ;.l nude, smoked pot and drank ' - f cheap wine. '.; Indian leaders went on the warpath. A special session of the Indian council was convened. "Get them out," was the unanimous cry. And the police complied. Thursday and yesterday an estimated 2,500 hippies made a mass exodus from the campgrounds with bedrolls and little else in hand. "It's the city's fault the hippies came," admitted Mayor Howard Wiefels yesterday. "They were encouraged to come to Palm Springs for Easter week." He explained that the rock concerts were advertised in the underground press throughout the West and promoted on radio stations .across the state. "It won't happen again," the mayor vowed. He said the Parks and Recreation Department issued permits for the concerts. "It was thought the concert would be a good thing for young people down here during Easter vacation," the mayor continued. "We didn't realize how widespread the sponsors planned to advertise the musical session. ^ "We had no idea that they would attract hippies." Store owners sighed deep breaths of relief yestterday. "It's been a rough year," one explained. "We've had unusually bad weather earlier in the season. Then, when the hippies came, everybody avoided the downtown area." Restaurant owners reported the loss of thousands of dollars by hippies who came for breakfast, lunch and dinner, , but left without paying. Stores reported losses in the thousands from petty theft. More about 200 arrested Continued from Page 1 down in Palm Springs. Only one traffic fatality had f occurred in the area the past 1 week, one-car crash claimed ' the life of a Garden Grove, ; Calif., man last Saturday. iw Eleven miles north of the * river, Buckskin State Park *• Supervisor Duane Hinshaw * estimated that 1,500 persons ;, were in the park yesterday * afternoon. He described the I group as "generally a pretty £ good crowd." He said there v had been a few underage "C drinkers picked up. I He said all cabanas and * campsites in the park were * filled. California Highway Patrolman Jim Cunningham said Gary C. Reed, 22, of Anaheim, Calif., was killed yesterday on the California side of the river when a sports car in which he was riding crashed after failing to make a curve. * STILL TOP AIRPORT : WASHINGTON (AP)-Chi* cage's O'Hare International \ airport retained during 1968, * its long-standing position as I the nation's busiest air termi- f nal, the Federal Aviation Ad/ministration said yesterday. Phflflift, Sit., April 5, BULL ;.;G'..> The Arizona Republic STOREHOURS Daily 10 to 9:30 Sundays 11 to 6 DEPARTMENT STORES WOOLCO 5-Year Picture Tube Plan woolco 8-Poiiit Policy—A Plus For Yon! 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