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Police fire on black job
boycotters in S. Africa

Alleged Kennedy conspirators
plead innocent to charges


By AP and Reuter
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Thous-
ands of black workers boycotted their jobs
yesterday and police fired birdshot and tear
gas at demonstrators in the black township
of Soweto. Police also launched a house-to-
house' sweep of another black township, ar-
resting many persons.
The latest action to protest South Africa's
race policies come as talks between Prime
Minister John Vorster and Rhodesian Prime
Minister Ian Smith on the worsening racial
clashes in both countries were set to begin
in Prteoria :today. Also, U. S. Secretary of
State Henry Kissinger is due in the South
African capital Friday for another round of
talks with Vorster.
NO INJURIES were reported' in the So-
weto clash, which police said came after
several buses were burned.
However, three black youths were shot
and wounded by a white motorist near Cape
Town. The youths were reportedly throwing
stones at cars. Seven nonwhites were killed
by white civilians in separate incidents over
the weekend, police said.
The work boycott is a repeat of a three-
day boycott last month organized in Soweto.
The huge black township is the source of
much of nearby Johannesburg's labor sup-
THE LAST BOYCOTT ended in bloody
street fighting. Zulus and other migrant
workers who wanted to continue working
battled permanent Soweto residents. Thirty-
five persons were killed, some by police try-
ing to control the rioting.
This time, the militant Soweto Students
Representative Council (SSRC) and other

strike organizers appealed for a nonviolent
three-day work stoppage.
The students urged workers to stay at
home for three days in protest at the al-
leged killing of. chrdilen by police, detention
without trial and the stopping of wages of
blacks who went on strike previously.
weekend by the SSRC said: "Parents: coop-
erate with us. Workers: stay away from
work. Hostels: do not fight.
"This will be proof you are crying with
us over those cruelly killed by police and
those detained all over the country in vari-
ous prisons without trial."
A messenger from Soweto, who travelled
to his office by taxi, said: "We have been
told that if we go to work we had better
go home by airplane because there will
be trouble waiting for us at the railway sta-
tions and bus stops."
THE BUS company which runs internal
services in Johannesburg said only 13 of its
132 black drivers and conductors had report-
ed for work. A spokesperson said skeleton
services operated.
Some Johannesburg businesses reported.80
per cent absenteeism among employesnbe-
cause of the boycott, while other said most
workers showed up. Communter buses and
trains running from Soweto into Johannes-
burg were reported almost 90 per cent em-
Hardest hit were clothing manufacturers,
department stores and supermarkets which
reported an absentee rate of up to 75 per cent
among black employees.

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. UP) - police with his story of the al- wa
Three persons pleaded inno- leged plot. su
cent yesterday to charges they "WE BELIEVE they believed fre
conspired to murder Sen. Ed- it," said Detective Lt. Walter an
ward Kennedy. Investigators, Rooke. "King and White be- ele
meanwhile, tried to determine lieved it." But the officer said I
whether the trio actually in- police had no evidence or wit- lie
tended to carry out the alleged nesses to support King's story.;Th
plot. After the court session, a;
The three, in Springfield Dis- psychiatrist examined White lic
trict Court for arraignment, and King to determine their a
were assigned lawyers and the competence to stand trial. He!ni
case was continued until Sept. was scheduled to report to the;
20. court today. co


AFTER THE hearing, two of King appeared nearly an hour in
the defendants - Sandra Ron- late for his 10 a.m. arraign- -
deau, 37, of Westfield, and Da- ment and said later he had ov-
vid King, 31, of Springfield - erslept. Judge George Bregi-
were released on personal re- anes threatened to issue a war-
cognizance. Robert White, 42, rant before he appeared. at
of Springfield, who authorities pig
say was behind the alleged KING TOLD reporters WhiteIp
scheme, was held on bail of asked him to join the plot and su
$25,000, reduced from $50,000. said the payoff would come sit
Kennedy had no immediate from sources in New York. Un- Ar
comment, though a spokesper- der the plan, he said, he would te
son for the senator has said of disable elevators at the hotelj Arl
the alleged plot, "It didn't seem and White would shoot Kenne-d
like any big thing." A police dy.S
official who asked not to be Rondau, a waitress at the Ar
named said the incident might . Springfield hotel, "was sup- Ar
be "idle, drunken talk." posed to serve breakfast, and
King told reporters Sunday Mr. White was supposed to
he hadbeen offered $30,000tto walk in right behind her," King
help kill Kennedy when thei said. "He was going to shoot
Senator appeared Saturday at Kennedy while he had break-
a fund-raising breakfast at a fast.
Springfield hotel. King went to "I wasn't to do the killing. He
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evators were not working."
Rondeau told a reporter ear-
r "there was no conspiracy.
here is no story."
KING SAID he went to po-
ce when White failed to keep
planned rendezvous Friday
If convicted, each defendant
uld get as much as 20 years
prison and a $10,000 fine.
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Tuesday, September 14, 1976
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