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Fond Du Lac Reporter (Newspaper) - August 26, 1974, Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin Women demonstrating on their Equality Day ty MM Associated Women zeroed in today on sues ranging from abortion to job discrimination as they In Philadelphia feminists prepared a picket line at the cal office of the U.S ment of Labor to protest the Women's Equality agency's Manpower Day and the anniversary of female suffrage Massachusetts feminists sponsored a benefit to raise to counter efforts to abortion illegal once funds make again Chicago women called for a demonstration at the Sears Tower to protest what they claim is sex discrimination in hiring and promotion by Sears Roebuck Co tration The name itself is dis- criminatory as are its said Nada Goodman one of the organizers of the demonstration President Ford proclaiming Aug 26 as Women's Equality noted that it was the an- of die 19th ment giving women the right to vote and repeated his support for the proposed Equal Rights Amendment Thirty-three of the 38 states necessary for tion have approved the ment Feminist groups sponsored a I variety of celebrations many at state capitols The Aberdeen chapter of the National Organization for Women NOW planned a ceremonies featuring Matilda Gage grand- daughter of Matilda Jocelyn Gage a leader in the fight for women's A suffrage pageant in Madison com- an 1890 visit to the city by feminist leader Susan B Anthony Idaho women said they'd bake a celebration cake for their demonstration at the tot in Boise The Washington ter of NOW sponsored the third annual Women's Fair on day and the Smithsonian seum of History and will honor women of the 19th and 20th centuries and their achievements with a cial exhibition during ber U.S Rep Martha Griffiths told graduates at Bowling Green State University in Ohio on Saturday that en still face discrimination This country was founded the principle that all men are created equal and Americans have spent almost 200 trying to achieve equal ment under the she said Yet some of you may been unfairly denied in education Many of you will encounter discrimination in employment The Virginia chapter of NOW is sponsoring a candlelight vigil tonight just outside Arlington Cemetery Sponsors said the purpose of the vigil was to urge support for the Equal Rights Amendment FondduLac Reporter 46 4 Sections Fond du Lac Wis Monday Aug 26 1974 15 Cents In community development funds City to get million over 6 years By STEVE SANDBERG Reporter Staff Writer Fond du Lac will receive Community Block Grants amounting to annually through 1977 according to the new Community Development signed late last week by President Gerald Ford Notwithstanding tions that could arise in Congress or if Ford im- pounds some of the funds the first Block Grant checks under the new program should be mailed to across the country in January much than had been anticipated by local officials The fact that Fond du Lac will receive for fiscal years 1975 through 1977 is credited to a hold harmless of the Community Development The provision stipulates that a community such as Fond du Lac will get at least as much money as it had been re- under former federal programs between 1968 and 1972 During that time Fond du Lac only received one Development Program NDP grant in the amount of The city later received NDP grants of and but they were awarded by the ment of Housing and Urban Development HUD after 1072 The NDP monies that have been channeled into the city have been used by the Fond d u Lac Re development Authority and its staff to acquire and raze extensive lands on Main and M a c y Streets particularly the corner formerly occupied by the Penney Co and businesses to the north and west NDP monies also have been used by the city's urban renewal staff to hire con- who have helped prepare plans for both and commercial improvements an a designated NDP area An initial man urban renewal staff has dwindled to one but the city which will control urban renewal under the new Block Grant Program is presently interviewing applicants for See FUNDS Page 8 Calling all wolves Richard Thiel shows the tape recorder and loudspeaker equipment he uses in his car to search for wolves in northern consin Biologists say the wolf may be ex- tinct in Wisconsin but Thiel disagrees AP Wirephoto Weather Tonight fair northwest partly cloudy southeast Chance of showers and thunderstorms southeast Lows 50s northwest j to low 60s extreme southeast Tuesday partly sunny and ler Highs 60s north and 70s south Max Min Aug 25 56 Aug 25 1973 83 63 Biology student insists that wolves still existing in Northern Wisconsin 4 p.m 6 p.m 8 p.m 10 p.m Midnight 2 79 77 73 70 4 6 8 10 Noon 70 71 80 85 Sunset today p.m Sunrise Tuesday EAGLE RIVER Wis AP Richard Thiel armed with a public address says his howls were answered by timber wolves in Wisconsin's northern woods where wolves officially don't exist Thiel a biology student says his goal is to ob- tain proof that the big wolves can and do survive in the re- gion He hopes to get enough data to inspire a restocking program Funded by a research grant from the University of Wisconsin and from the U.S Forest Service he bought I a tape system and a Iker system hooded up to a able battery For three weeks this mer he drove down dirt roads at night in the remote woods near this resort town playing a museum recording of a timber wolf Lots of coyotes answered but no wolves he said Then he took to howling through the loud speakers self and several wolves an- swered back I'd howl for two minutes and one wolf howled for three minutes after I he said He said the wolf howl was Quick board action on teacher contract causes controversy By ANN SCANNELL Reporter Staff Writer It took the school board of Joint School District No 11 only five minutes to ratify the master contract for teachers for the school year during a special meeting Sunday night at North Fond du Lac The hasty action however resulted in hot confrontation between several electors and board members and caused much controversy among the five board members selves The board approved the proposed contract by a vote of three to one with Bette Worm voicing the no Board member Robert Donovan arrived late for the meeting which was adjourned at p.m and did not vote on the contract Don Kellogg a spokesman for the North Fond du Lac Education Association said this morning that district teachers are scheduled to meet Tuesday night to discuss and possibly vote on tion of the contract Approximately 20 electors from the district came to the open meeting which was scheduled to begin at 9 p.m but many were late and were disturbed that there was no discussion on the contract The fact that the board did not wait a few minutes before voting on the contract and adjourning was the cause for much of the anxiety Donovan said that he is considering resigning This is a kangaroo school board In the past we were always a board and waited five or 10 minutes before he said after the meeting Gordon Ford chairman of the Town of Fond du Lac also was in strong ment with the action I'm going to petition Agency CESA 13 to get us in the Fond du Lac School Ford said He also stated that he will resign from the district's Athletic Committee dd 1 2 quick board page 1 perry Following the meeting Mrs Worm commented on the action I just think it's ridiculous The meeting was uncalled for and in bad she said adding that the contract should have been brought up at a regular meeting of the board and not at 9 p.m on a Sunday The contract negotiated for several months is waiting ratification by the North Fond du Lac Education Association and is therefore still Board President See CONTRACT Page 8 Vengeful convicts evading manhunt On the inside was Area news Classified ads STEPHENVILLE Tex AP i Texas Rangers who Three coordinating the manhunt caped convicts who Authorities blamed the three Food news XT two murders two rapes and Local news through Colorado New Mexico and Texas raping and robbing hid out today from a small army of officers in this rugged ranch country There really is not much we several robberies since they caped from a Colorado prison Officers believed the three were hiding in an area about five square miles northwest of Stephenville The men can do but maintain our road Were sighted there about 2 blocks and roving patrols in Sunday hopes of flushing them The area is rugged ranch said Capt G W Burks of the country cut up by gullies and by thick Page 17 to Page 19 Page 26 to Page 29 Comics Page 20 Editorial Page 4 Entertainment Page 14 Page 15 Page 26 Page 21 Page 2 Page 3 Obituaries Page 30 Sports news Page 23 to Page 25 Women's news Page 12 Page 13 jasy to distinguish The ote makes a noise but the wolf has a lower tone which crescendos Thiel said he didn't sight any wolves but tourists have re- ported seeing animals top big to be coyotes Tracks of timber wolves have been found in the Eagle River area Thiel plans to return to the woods of Nicolet National For- est with another student after the first snowfall and look for wolf tracks as further evidence that the wolves are not extinct My immediate goal is to change the state Department of Natural Resources status on wolves from extinct to Thiel said State game officials say there hasn't been a timber wolf in Wisconsin for several years and that two of four wolves placed in northern Michigan forests since last March have died Deer are a popular game mal in Wisconsin and the com- petition from timber wolves isn't welcomed by most ers But Thiel said The opinion that a wolf will wipe out a deer herd is foolish Before man came on the scene wolves and deer evolved together When there were many deer there were also many wolves He added that wolves only lect aged and ailing deer thus improving the quality of herds Why his passion for The wolf thing is a part of he said Whoever or whatever created everything on this earth put it here for a pose and I do not believe man should play God and decide what should live Financial Police investigate death MILWAUKEE AP Police in suburban Glendale continued their investigation today into the death of John Unger 88 whose body was found in his bed Sunday The medical of- fice said his hands and face were extensively bruised In the Probing for bodies Firemen and civilian volunteers pick through twisted Hotel in Berkeley Springs Bodies were removed to metal in an attempt to recover bodies of persons believed a temporary morgue to await identification trapped in the Sunday fire that destroyed the Washington Hortonville truce ends 13 believed victims of hotel fire Wisconsin family of 5 dies in blaze BERKELEY SPRINGS AP Workmen searching the smoldering rubble of a downtown hotel re- covered another body today one of the remaining victims of a fire which authorities believe floor persons were in the building Rescue workers spent the time the fire broke out night searching for bodies and and 10 made it out safely for clues to what may have Five WORLD NEWS Seymour Street bridge closes Tuesday City engineer Roemer announced this morning that the South Seymour Street bridge will be closed to traffic Tuesday A contractor hired by the city earlier this month was completing work on the Merrill Avenue bridge today Roemer said and was scheduled to move to the Seymour Street bridge Tuesday morning The repairs to the two bridges include replacing the asphalt decks with concrete Ford plans first news conference WASHINGTON AP President Ford is holding his first news conference Wednesday but it will probably be a time event because the new President is having a dinner party at the White House that night and former union members be- connection with the shooting The 7 p.m dinner for members of the Cabinet and senior gan in-service training in deaths Saturday of rancher T staff will be for 50 said Helen Smith Mrs Fords press aration for the opening of L Baker and Mrs Ray Ott secretary Vice and Mrs Nelson school next month said both victims feller also have been invited called in I No trouble was reported on testified against two of the Hamlin said the bodies of picket lines but school m previous burglary father and the three children said law enforcement off i- cases Colorado prison officials were found in a bedroom and cers would be on hand to head said one of the convicts had AP Wirephoto marked by thick mesquite brush Half the residents of Erath County reside in Stephenville The area is just impossible to comb even on said Burks HORTONVILLE Wis AP Authorities said the three After a summer truce of shot and killed two persons who i sorts striking teachers today I testified against some of them escalated one of the longest and at previous trials most bitter teacher strikes in Earlier Erath County Dist U.S history Atty Bob Glascow had labeled The Hortonville Education the convicts as dangerous Association whose members dudes were fired for walking off their We're sure they came to jobs last March 18 set up Texas for revenge and et lines around the school com- plex for the first time since The three who escaped May as replacement teachers Thursday night were wanted in Mrs Void was found on the off any skirmishes between i sworn to a number of cases be about 75 years including three small had apparently been school sponsored picnic th him to prison The three were identified as trade balance again plunges WASHINGTON AP Swelling imported oil bills and shrinking exports of machinery and raw materials tumbled the U.S trade balance into its third biggest monthly deficit last month the government reported today The Commerce Department said imports rose 4.9 per cent in July while exports dropped of one per cent resulting in a deficit of million The monthly was the third in a row and the fourth so far this brick structure which the fire had served almost a century as a lodging place for tourists who bathed in the city's mineral springs Crews began knocking down the blackened walls which re- Six firemen one observer Hamlin identified the and two hotel guests were titis as Richard Void 37 his en emergency room treatment wife Sandra 20 and their at Morgan County War Jeremy 4 Catrina 3 and Hospital officials said Deana 11 months Another firemen and six Arena Fire Department were to the hospital tne broke about am but apparently died of smoke in- halation Hamlin said Void was ently trying to escape through a rear window and Mrs Void was crawling toward the front mained 2d Wai SS Uf taS I hard restaurant area on the County planner said fire marshal investigators were time reached the this morning and vowed to and Richard continue the demonstrating 22 serving three to five years We will picket for car theft he said Authorities said rancher May Sea law delegates want more sessions The teachers filed suit to had testified at CARACAS Venezuela AP Delegates to the ine mcu c sea conference decided today to hold trial man united Nations sea law 10 nora gain their jobs a fter were burg jry the man meetings in Geneva March 17 to May 3 right to dismiss the teachers in a m which r in of A ftt i Caracas in summer 01 bv puNir are was convicted ot burglarizing in Wisconsin the Ou home remained undetermined State men could not get inside hy bv puNi
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