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Independent Record (Newspaper) - August 16, 1963, Helena, Montana HIGHWAY cab bean were captured near Butte after quite a tling match involving the young brains and Highway Patrol and Fish and Game Department officers Mother of the cabs was found dead ii a borrow pit the apparent victim of a collision with an auto The cubs are now in the Fish and Game Department's animal shelter here and will be kept utU they are old to fend for themselves Governor Asks Study Harriet Miller Answers School Finance Critics Public Instruction Supt Harriet vides the estimate on which the Miller replied with vehemence day to critics of estimating school financial needs and Gov Tim cock said he is asking a complete check of ill revenue in- In reply to criticism of her revenue estimates by a private tax organization Miss Miller Blasts As everyone knows the tana Taxpayers Association which represents primarily the few large taxpayers traditionally has not been the schools best friend Her prepared statement also Praises Legislature It is indeed fortunate for cation that the 1963 legislature rejected a proposal which would have placed the responsibility for estimating school needs under the influence of those whose first con- cern is political propaganda not the welfare of the schools The wisdom of this move will become even more apparent ing the next few months I am sure Study Requested After the taxpayer association estimated Thursday that property owners are being assessed million more than is needed for public schools Babcock said he is asking his budget director Richard F Morris to study the subject Under a 1963 law the public instruction superintendent State Board of Equalization iv juc told newsmen entirely possible the mill levy for high all information in making foundation determination bad not been The MTA inferred that by Miss Miller Miller used ouija board of the Board of substantiate that there is a Estimated deal of question Miss Miller has estimated that The Board of Equalization county earlier its estimates showed a levy would be authorized by the to finance the foundation will be 2 per cent short gram of high schools fully financing the foundation with revenue from state of high schools Parachuted Flier Down in Rescued by Soviet Otis Air Force Base was dispatched to the An American military 100 miles southeast forced to parachute feet to ite ocean was plucked from the Otis Air Force Base on Cape Cod The helicopter lifted Lavellee off for the return flight ifc raft by Russian the base and later taken from 29 is a graduate of Soviet craft by a U.S Coast University of New and in civilian life is an One of the ships of a company account Russian fishing fleet was living with his wife and to the plight of the children in Springfield Air National Guard pilot had been one of four lugh Levallee by engaged in passes at a made by fellow towed by another plane The Russians one pass aircraft hey had understood the the target and he lost the setting off a green flare wing of his plane then sped a motor launch maneuvers were about 100 picked up the Springfield east southeast of Otis Air Base on Cape Cod near After being taken aboard a large Russian fishing Russian ship a Coast Guard is located Plane Crash Kills Two Havre Men of Havre mea killed Thursday in the crush of a light plane they were using to view a prairie fire east of Havre Searchers found the bodies of Gary Hwtetter 23 and Claude Sargent Hi early today Sargent and his father operated a coal nine south of Chinook and tetter waa a clerk for the Great Railway uncle Fox a Hill county and Wade a rancher found he wreckage after the plane was reported missing several hours The plane was found on a hillside about miles east of 39 north of the prairie fire in Blaine County At least two persons saw the plane in trouble David Ardal a truck driver and a woman dent of the area They said they saw the plane dive toward the ground Sargent's told police he took off from the Havre Airport at p.m and told field ers he would return In about ai hour Authorities said Sargent ently waa at the plane's when it crashed Vol 227 Montana Friday August K 1963 14 Ten East Helena Opens Jubilee Celebration Fete Tonight Two Prisoners Escape One Man Captured One of two prisoners wh escaped from the Lewis an Clark County jail has been re- turned to custody and an inten sive search is under way for th other Undersheriff Reed Co lings said today Still it large is Frank Lawrence LeMere 33 of Water H was serving a sentence for petty larceny which bega June 14 He had been scheduled for release Nov 10 Search Voder Way Ceilings said an intensive in is under way alsc to determine how LaMere an Elwood G Baker 23 of 16 Wes State made the escape Baker taken into custody witl out resistance Thursday night las given conflicting accounts Collins added Discovery that LaMere an Baker were not in their jail cells was made about 4 p.m Thursda tut it is not known how long the lad been missing At noon t was believed both had been missing at least 24 hours before their disappearance was dis covered Both Were Trusties Collings pointed out that both men had trusty status and were allowed to assist in serving food trays to other prisoners It is possible that at one of the ail mealtimes the prisoners hid after returning the trays to the main office and the cell was locked up on the assumption hat they were inside Collings aid They then probably ut the main door ince no evidence of forced exil ould be found the dded Baker had been sentenced to lie county jail on June 12 for 90 days after he pleaded guilty o a charge of petty larceny Hi was scheduled for release Sept 9 LaMere was described as five eet eight inches tall 145 pounds lack curly hair hazel eyes ruddy complexion and of medium build According to Montana statutes lie escaped prisoners must serve lie remainder of their origina and then will be sub ect to penalties six months in be county jail fine or both Extradition Seen Washington Justice rthur J Goldberg of the Su reme Court today refused to lock extradition of former dictator Marcos Perez Ji Dr Robert Johns Tells Governor He Will Accept MSU Presidency New HSU Dr Robert Johns former execu live vice president of the Uni versity of Miami has informed Gov Tim Babcock that he has accepted the presidency of tana State University at Missoula tendered him Thursday by a I to 1 vote of the Board of Regents Dr Johns will arrive sometime next month to begin his new duties on the campus where Dr Frank C Abbott is acting dent He will be the dent of the institution The Board of Regents acted after several of their number had praised Dr Johns Impresses Governor Governor Babcock said that Dr tohns had impressed him as ng both the ability and ness of mind to help Montana reach the goal It recks I he said that Dr is an excellent choice for the presidential post He is a highly respected educator and ad- ministrator of national tion Chairman Boynton Paige of the selection committee emphasized that the appointment of Dr Johns was its unanimous tion Members of the committee besides Paige were A A Arras Cut Bank George N Lund Re- serve and Gordon Mullendore Glendive Liked Personality We like his personality his background and his Paige said We know that in selecting a president it is impossible to find someone who will satisfy every one but the first requirement is a man who will represent our in administering the uni and in solving its aca demic and financial problems Dr Gordon Doer ing said that ic was grateful for the time aken by the committee to make the selection and he noted that M fagt 7 I Boynton Paige him KIWANIS CHIEFS G E Geb Bellinger Glasgow chief of Montana left and Jack Willis Winnipeg in- trustee of were featured on the program today as the state Kiwanis con- vention opened Staff Babcock Praises State Help At Kiwanis Convention Gov Tim Babcock told the Ki- ianis District convention today hat he has people with good business backgrounds serving the state in positions oi responsibility He said that many of the men le has appointed to state jobs could go out and draw more money in the business world peaks at Luncheon The governor spoke before a meeting attended by of the 40 Kiwanis Jubs in Montana District Gov G E Bollinger of Glasgow residing over the convention It is said Babcock that governments will take steps o forstall inflation and then engage in inflationary practices As individuals we all know hat we get into trouble if we pend more than we make The ame economic laws prevail for government The governor said that when le first ran for the state ure it was with the eason that there were not enough in business with business deas serving in representative National Weather in your own he said You will have to make fices You will have heartaches and disappointments but you will make your own reward and it will be your own feeling of The governor said that in his own state administration he has been trying to get more people with practical business grounds in posts of responsibility And we have he added in such fields as budgeting nance purchasing institutions and many others Many of these men could step into private busi convention he said and 17 past district governors were in ness today checks than and they draw bigger get from the state In short they are serving you at sacrifice to themselves Meet at Temple The convention opened this morning with its business ses sions being held in the Consistory Temple Governor Bollinger reported hat the district has increased its membership by about 100 during last year in addition to ing two new clubs In addition there arc two new Clubs in high schools and a new Circle K club Think About Politics Bollinger said that 60 from I that nf von Montana attended the hink political convention in Atlantic City 40 Clubs Represented The 40 Montana clubs are all Forecast Helena and represented at the current dis- air tonight and Saturday Low 48 High Saturday 85 he official Helena ure at 1 p.m was attendance at the officers ner last night Bollinger congratulated tana clubs on their wide range of activities and during his ad- dress this morning he presented awards to several clubs for out- standing work Every two months a club is reported by each of the 40 clubs in he said Picnic Tonight Tonight the visiting Kiwanians and their wives will be guests at a picnic at the Green Meadow Country Club Later all are invited to attend the show to be ed by the East Helena Kiwanis Club at the school in that city A business session is scheduled Saturday morning with one of the addresses to be delivered by Darrell Coover Chicago ly executive secretary of Gov J Hugo Aronson Saturday noon is scheduled a joint luncheon of Kiwanians and wives at the Placer with final Continued on Page 5 City Will Mark 75th Birthday At Event Gov Tim Babcock will give the official welcome to begin East Helena's celebration of its 75th anniversary tonight and events scheduled for the Diamond lee won't stop until Sunday after- noon Prelude to the three-day bration will be a 7 p.m band con- cert in East Helena's Memorial Park Then the governor will de- liver the welcoming remarks at the old grade school auditorium at 8 p.m and after Gov cock's welcome the East Helena Kiwanis minstrel show will get under way in the auditorium Games contests a fish derby street dances and a beef barbecue are among the weekend events Founded la IMS East Helena's citizens are celebrating the founding of their city in 1888 the year that can Smelting and Refining Com- pany built the East Helena er Since that time the city has seen steady growth and modern water sewer fire protection and school improvements hare made East Helena a proudly ive community Symbolic of the steady ment will be the dedication this weekend of a new school which is now near com- letion Schedule of The schedule of events for the Mamond 4 p.m Fish Derby begins and all three days during hours 7 p.m Band Concert by Helena Band in East Helena Memorial Park 8 p.m Welcome by Gov Tim and Kiwanis Minstrel Show grade school auditorium 30 p.m Old-Time Dance by volunteer firemen t Fire Hall p.m Teenage party at Hall no one admitted un- ess in costume 11 Main Street parade Noon Dedication of Permanente Koad 1 p.m Bicycle rodeo races and at Memorial Park p.m Airplane Skydiving bove site of new school 3 p.m Dedication of new school 4 p.m Kiddy Car races Butte highway p.m games and contests t Memorial Park 8 p.m Kiwanis Minstrel Show grade school auditorium 10 p.m Street dances with Continued on Page 5 H L H L mines 89 57 Bismarck 15 53 87 48 13 roadus SI 54 Chicago 81 59 83 Denver 89 60 ut Bank 83 44 Us Vents 104 77 87 SI Los Angeles 90 09 83 18 63 90 69 New 85 rent Falls 88 48 N York City 79 59 89 50 Phoenix 99 77 81 n Ore 81 57 80 40 St Louis 10 town M 47 Salt Lake 54 88 49 San Fran 78 52 lies City 58 Seattle 19 95 84 41 Spokane 80 51 19 49 Wish 10 80 National precipitation: Bismarck 02 Paul 02 Phoenix 01 he burning index today in elena forests was Key to normal The tout number of fires to data II a which 18 wen 52 Mickey Cohen Hit in Prison Has Fractured Skull Atlanta fP Racketeer Mickey Cohen 49 has regained consciousness after suffering a fracture when hit by a low prisoner with an iron pipe Officials at the Atlanta eral Penitentiary Hospital said early today that Cohen was tally clear and that his blood pressure pulse and respiration were normal The prisoner had undergone surgery to repair skull Warden David Heritage said Cohen was attacked Wednesday during an argument in the prison radio shop patient by a former mental Lorna Babcock Will Become Bride of Roger Mennie At Presbyterian Rites Here Lorna Lee Babcock daughter of Gov and Mrs Tim Babcock will become the bride of Roger James Mennie of Billings on Oct 19 The wedding will be solemnized at the First Presbyterian Church here Mennie son of Mr and Mrs Basil Mennie 2539 Lewis Ave Billings recently completed his Army service at Fort Eustis Va He will enter Eastern Montana College in September He and Miss Babcock arc graduates of Billings Senior High School Miss Babcock will be a senior at Eastern this year She spent her freshman year at Montana State College where she was affiliated with Delta Gamma Sorority LMM LM
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