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NEW! BY THE ALAMO in downtown SAN ANTONIO,TEXAS 67 tastefully decorated rooms, each with remote controlled color tv and rheostat lights, free parking, and local telephone calls, swimming pool, ice and soft drink machines on each floor, across the street from the Alamo. Major credit cards accepted. Commercial and family rates year round. BLUE ROOM FOR MEETINGS/PARTIES Crockett Motor Inn Telephone 512/225-4491.320 Bonham Street 18205 DAVY’S DEN/MEETING ROOM . . . 3rd floor , May 24, 1974 19 Political cannibalism in D.C. CLASSIFIED By Rusty Todd Washington, D.C. Like some Texas liberals, demonstrators at the April 27 impeachment march here appeared as interested in factional dispute as in the broader business at hand. By the time the march was over, feuding among the several leftist groups had repeatedly evolved from mutual derogation to out-and-out brawling. It was clear from the outset that the march would have little or no organizational unity. The morning saw various contingents gather in pods, strewn about between the Lincoln Memorial and the White House Ellipse. Near the memorial’s reflecting pool the Youth Against War and Fascism, armed with a hundred more signs than they could tote, cried out for the unattached to join them. The Youth International Party attracted the largest crowd with a well-organized rock concert and a 1958 Edsel bearing the legend, “Don’t Trade a Used Ford for a Lemon.” The Yippies were congregated in the Ellipse. Sprinkled between the YIP and YAWF positions were the Attica Brigade, the Young Socialist Alliance, several groups of helmeted riot police, the Throw the Bum Out contingent, a herd of park police on horseback, the Patty Hearst Street Brigade and others. Police excepted, they were all handing out leaflets and urging the undecided to join their part of the march. The National Committee to Impeach Nixon, which organized the affair, was apparently represented by a young man with a bullhorn. THE MARCH stepped off around noon, comprising perhaps 4,000 people as it left the reflecting pool. Most of the YIP audience joined the throng as it came up Constitution Avenue, swelling it to eight or ten thousand. At this point the demonstration still resembled your regulation protest parade. Banners bristled out at all angles. The most imaginative read, “Pick out your curtains, Mrs. Ford.” The demonstrators ended up at a portable stage on the Mall, separated from the Capitol only by a reflecting pool and several hundred yards of ground. They settled in for speeches by such notables as Huerta, vice-president of the United Farm Workers, and pacifist David Dellinger, late of the Chicago Seven. Mitchell, the only Rusty Todd describes himself as one of a small group of humans residing in Washington, D.C. congressman present, said something about how all congressmen should be there. Dellinger, with an ironic unawareness of what lay in store, predicted the impeachment issue would “bring the movement together again.” During the speeches, the Edsel and a rent-a-truck had pulled up alongside the stage and the Yippies had proceeded to set up their own sound system. At the same time, most of the crowd broke out the wine and joints, basking in the warm afternoonsun. One enterprising group had brought a keg along. Venerable folksinger Phil Ochs, having updated his repertoire of protest songs, tried to wrap up the official program with a rendition of “How High’s the Watergate?” The sudden presence of eight Yippies wearing nothing but Richard Nixon masks distracted him. As the speeches ended, some 700 marchers calling themselves the “Anti-Imperialist Contingent” hoofed it over to the Justice Department building, five blocks away, and bagged 12 large plate glass windows with rocks and bottles. Policemen on the scene made like spectators, but an armada of 50 motorcycle patrolmen roared quickly up the street to cut off the anti-imperalists’ retreat. \(Actually, Washington motorcycle cops are mounted on Cushman motor The cyclists dismounted and waded into the crowd. The anti-imperalists broke ranks and rushed a wooden retaining wall bordering the street. The wall collapsed and the contingent gushed through the rent. Two of the slower demonstrators were arrested, and a third was injured when the wall fell on him. The rest hightailed it back to the Mall and melted into the crowd, which was down to five or six thousand by now. Several members of the YAWF seized the main microphone and began haranguing the Attica Brigade, which had Classified advertising is 20/ per word. Discounts for multiple insertions within a 12-month period; 26 times, 50%; 12 times, 25%; 6 times, 10%. BOOKPLATES. Free catalog. Many beautiful designs. Special designing too. Address: BOOKPLATES, P.O. 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