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Columbus Evening Dispatch (Newspaper) - February 5, 1969, Columbus, Ohio By U.S Weather Bureau Fair high In mid 30s Tonight low near 20 Thursday L lower 30s i Thorn Map and Data on Page HOME FINAL 88 Pages GREATEST HOME NEWSPAPER 4 Sections Prm Dally Hiwi VOL 98 NO 220 COLUMBUS OHIO 43216 WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 5 1969 7 Cents RHODES ASKS VOCATIONAL PLAN Tax Proposal Slated Later By HOWARD HUNTZINGER Of Tht Staff Governor Rhodes proposed Wednesday the creation of a State Department of Public Safety the adoption of a uniform housing code and a massive program for education including technical and vocational training But he offered no plan to finance his education proposals In his State of the State RHODES Gov John Brown with introduces Governor Rhodes to the combined session of the Ohio House and Senate pre- pared to give his State of The State Message Photo PUEBLO ELECTRONIC GEAR SMASHED Ship's Secret Papers Burned in CORONADO Calif Men with fire axes smashed electronic gear into tangled metal Others tossed secret papers into blazing baskets Smoke became most Unbearable Outside Lt Stephen Har- ris told a Navy court of in- Tuesday the enemy was pouring bullets at us Five North Korean gunboats were circling and steaming alongside the USS Pueblo DUANE Hodges 21 of dreswell Ore grabbed a weighted bag of classified paper and rushed onto a on deck it overboard A North Korean cannon shell tore Background story on Pueblo Page through his leg into his ab- domen and blew up Parts of his body exploded into the area where the de- of classified material was t a k i n g place There was flesh and blood all over the p 1 a c Harris said WHEN IT BECAME too painfully slow to burn the papers and his men couldn't jettison them because of the raking gunfire Harris said the men got feverish We tried to tear up the Harris said We reduced them to con- fetti There was paper all over the place We were feverish We tried to keep it as orderly as possible but it tually resulted in a great deal of confusion WHEN IT WAS over and the North Koreans boarded See PUEBLO on Page Mayor Probe A federal grand probe into suspected gambler corruption of Mayor Sensenbrenner and four ranking police officials is expected to resume later this month The investigation of the possible protection payoffs has been in suspension since Dec 22 when the term of an jury A NEW jury may be called next week U.S District Court sources indicated One reason for the delay in resuming the investigation after he spent eight days in the county jail on contempt charges for de- a court order to is believed to be the lack of a successor to Robert er who resigned as U.S dis- with the change in federal answer the probers ques tions THE INVESTIGATION is led by a special U.S Justice Department team operating The last jury term ended with testimony from lumbus Police Sgt Helmandollar a former vice assisted by Internal Revenue Service agents The IRS agents been inspecting financial records of Sensenbrenner Safety Pi rector Frederick J Simon Police Capts Jerry Ryan and Robert Taylor and now re- tired police major Herman State Unit Restrained By Court Franklin County Common Pleas Judge Alba Whiteside issued a temporary ing order Wednesday iting the state liquor de- from withdrawing the liquor permit of the Steubenville Country club at and budget messages to a joint session of the Ohio House and Senate Wednesday morning Rhodes said State Finance Director Howard L Collier will work out a program for the posed revamping of Ohio's educational system THE FINANCING will be presented later in a separate program and un- will include a of new taxes ors had anticipated this in he budget message In his message to he lawmakers the most ble proposal outside the ation package was the Safety Department proposal Of note also is the fact hat the governor's budget oes not increase the level of id to welfare recipients hough welfare budget is p million over the pre- two-year budget The tew total is million AS A SOCIAL institution welfare is Rhodes aid The present welfare is the result of 35 rears of total failure He suggested no ives in his message but the state has a study under way seeking new approaches to welfare The proposed Department of Public Safety would dissolve the present Department of Highway Safe y and combine the functions THE STATE HIGHWAY Patrol the state fire marshal Stories of Ohio House and Senate action on Pages and Legislators reaction to Rhodes sage The Steubenville club and 71 other permit holders in the state including severa in Franklin County were given 30 days notice Jan 22 by Donald D Cook Ohio liq uor director that their per mits will be withdrawn COOK TOOK the action following a of IT K w Rhodes Want Fee Freeze Ohio Supreme Court ruling that annexation does not ter the wet or dry status of an area This means that if an are was dry before annexation i would remain dry following annexation unless there were a local option to change its status In its petition for the re 0 ville club claimed it has helc its permit for more than 30 years and there has been no See COURT on Page Fee Moratorium Plan May Soften Critics of School Budget Some of the growing sition to Governor Rhodes higher education budget may be quelled by his State of the State message proposal Wednesday that the legislature clamp a rium on student fee increases during the next two years The crucial factor in the recommendation is whether the colleges can meet ex- penses without a fee increase college officials said OFFICIALS AT some supported colleges declined to comment on specific contained in the message University officials said however generally they are and have been opposed to in- creasing fees for students at their schools In fe commending the freeze on fees paid by Ohio students Rhodes in effect called for an increased appropriation of about million to the universities beyond the amount mended by the Ohio Board of Regents last month THERE WAS NO tion where the money would come from Regents recommended an average increase of ing three-quarter school year m order to meet the recommended budget of about million welcoming out-of-state students to Ohio's campuses cautioned that non residents would be required to pay their own freight a the colleges in increased fees OHIO UNIVERSITY dent Vernon Alden said he favors the present level o student fees provided suffi cient state money will be ap to allow the uni versity to grow Other men indicated they agrei with Alden Rhodes also proposed si branch campuses operate by universities be mad See REACTION on Page 10 the proposed police and fire academies the Bureau of Criminal Identification Con sumer Frauds Division of Criminal Activities Ohio eace Officers Training cil Civil Defense the Ohio Law Enforcement Planning Agency and the Ohio Crime Under the plan the Bureau of Motor Vehicles would be assigned to the Department of Commerce Rhodes also requested the legislature to create an Ohio State Planning Office which would be affiliated with the governor's office ONE OF THE functions of the planning body would be the capital plan which now is handled by the Department of Finance The proposed new office w h i c h Rhodes suggested should be created by emergency legislation would combine all state ning functions The governor asked the lawmakers to authorize the Board of Building Standards to adopt a uniform minimum housing code that will super sede laggard local building codes He took a step back on his previous million hous ing program for low anc moderate income families by Sec RHODES on Page s CONFERENCE Dr Henry Kissinger right presidential for national security affairs talks with Dr Arthur Burns left and Gen George Lincoln at the White House Burns was then sworn in as counselor to President Nixon and Lincoln became di- rector of the Office of Emergency Pre- AP Wirephoto Nuclear Treaty OK Requested by Nixon WASHINGTON UP dent Nixon asked the Senate Wednesday to ratify the clear nonproliferation treaty promptly He said such tion would further his goal of negotiation rather than confrontation with the Nixon in a message to the Senate recalled urging a de- lay in ratification Of the treaty last fall because of the Soviet invasion of vakia MY REQUEST at this time in no sense alters my con- of that Soviet he said In another policy decision Nixon ordered the ture Department to continue this year tq make available a 50 per cent advance payment participants in the feed grains action in seeping with past practice but one which outgoing dent Lyndon B Johnson gested be dropped We feel farmers are en- titled to proper and sufficient notice about any change in the ground rules on such Nixon said in a BULLETINS By DAVID LORE Of The Staff Governor Rhodes moved Wednesday to head off some of the bitterest criticism of his vocational programs by recommending a two-year freeze on most student fees at state campuses In the major surprise of bis State the State address the undergraduate level is restricted to Ohio to the Ohio General Assem bly Rhodes This will be the first time in aver 20 years that state aid has been increased enough to warrant the ing of student instructional fees THE FREEZE would apply to instruction fees paid by undergraduates who are he said JOHN D MILLETT cellor of the Ohio Board of Regents estimated day that students on state campuses will face a general fee increase from about a year to as high as per year Rhodes said however We will always welcome dents of Ohio and by ate students whether they are Ohio or out-of-state dents Out of state ates at state public tions will be welcome in Ohio Rhodes said but they will have to pay their own way through increased fees ment followed intense cism from university officers faculty and students that through their fees were being asked to pay for Rhodes job program THE OHIO BOARD of Re gents last month had that student in- on the average be increased from their rent level of per three quarter year to Rhodes said Wednesday in his address that under his recommendation t h e fees would remain at except for out-of-state ates Elimination of any new fee increases increased state support Rhodes said This increase is within new revenue only if the state support at that even the increased fees they will pay will be est compared with charges private colleges and i ts universities Under the regents January proposal the state would See SCHOOLS on Page Pay Fight Blocked WASHINGTON Con- gress lost its last chance to block a pay raise for its members Feb 14 The House Rules Committee tabled by a vote a resolution that would have given House members a chance vote on this raise lier story Page Iraq Frees Engineer NEW Bail an American oil engineer arrested by Iraqi in December was freed from jail the bia Broadcasting System reported in a dispatch from Baghdad Earlier details b ment Many of them are ready beginning to sign up for the program These moves were discussed at a lengthy conference Nixon held with Republican leaders AFTERWARD Senate GOP Leader Gerald R Ford made See NIXON on Page ARVN Leaves Cut for Tet SAIGON UP The Saigon government Wednesday celed all military leaves beginning Feb 10 so that any Viet Cong offensive during the Tet celebration won't catch the South Vietnamese army unaware as it did The South Vietnamese command said ment forces would be placed on 100 per cent restriction and all leaves were canceled effective one week before Tet the lunar new year which this year falls on Feb 17 THAT means all troops must remain at their duty stations or at their quarters around the clock Tet is the biggest tion of the Vietnamese -calen- dar and traditionally a time to visit one's birthplace and the graves of one's ancestors Last year about South Vietnamese army was on leave for Tet when the Viet Cong after proclaiming a ceasefire launched Us The Viet Cong has an- a week's ceasefire for Feb PRESIDENT Van Thieu is expected to an- at a news conference Thursday his forces will join in the truce but for a shorter period We'll probably go along See VIETNAM on Page Local Youth Killed In War Action Spec 4 Russell H Ellis 20 of 361 E Oakland Ave died 1 m Vietnam of wounds received while under enemy fire the De- fense ment reported PERHAPS THIEVES KNOW VICTIMS JOBS Thieves struck over- night with little respect for the o c c u p a tions of their victims At 3379 E Main St burglars stole about a dozen guns a large amount of ammunition and some electronic gear That's the office of Associates Inc a N private police agency A car parked in front of 1060 Loring Rd rifled by thieves who stole a stereo tape player The car was owned by Owen Berry a Columbus policeman MAYOR TALKS About Higher Income Tax 1968 Yield Up Nearly 10 Per Cent BUCHER CASE Signals End of Military Ideal DISSIDENT GUARDS at Ohio Pen Return to Work After Walkout SECRET SERVICE Agents to Seize Press Used Counterfeit JUVENILE ENTERTAINERS Issue Decision Properly Belongs to Adults JORDANIAN and Israeli Troops in Machine Gun Fight Across Ceasefire Line Page Page Page Page IB Page 2B Page IN BEING suwe AT HOME AND AROUND B Crossword Puzzle Editorials 2B Horoscope Landers ISA Markets Obituaries Patterns Radio Sports Suburbs 2A Theaters TV LoR Vital Statistics Weather Women s ZipT t Ellis medal for Ellis ents Mr and Mrs Lonnie Ellis received word last week their son was to be awarded an Army Com- saving his unit from enemy attack Jan 23 ELLIS ALSO received a Purple Heart for wounds quired after he had been in Vietnam for two months Ellis was employed at the United Sheet Metal Co be- fore joining the Army last May He was with the 3rd Battalion Infantry 9th Division IN ADDITION to his par he is survived by a brother Ralph of the land Ave address and a ter Mrs Gerald Langhorne of 870 Dennison Ave Funeral arrangements will be made by the Rutherford home
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