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Mt Vernon Register News (Newspaper) - October 20, 1970, Mt Vernon, Illinois TEMPERATURE Monday high 67, last night's low 50. 7:00 a.m. today 52. Rainfall Monday of an at noon 57, humidity 84. Ml VERNON MEMBER AUDIT BUREAU OF CIRCULATION SQUARE DEAL FOR FAVORS FOR NONE A FORECAST Mt. Vernon Zone - Partly cloudy tonight and low mid to upper 40s. Wednesday partly sunny and highs upper 60s to low 70s. VOLUME 20 MOUNT OCTOBER 20, 1970 50 Cents Per Week - Single Copy 10c PROBE BRUTAL MASS MURDER NIXON IN SEA OF Richard M. center is in the midst of a sea of students at Ohio State University in Columbus He made an unannounced stop on the scene of student rioting this Stewardess Strike Halts WASHINGTON - stewardesses manned picket lines at major American airports today as federal mediators arranged another meeting between Trans World Airlines and the Transportation Workers Union in a renewed bid to settle a contract A minute after midnight stewardesses and pursers began walking off the job at key airports across the nation in a strike grounding TWA's domestic 425 flights TWA had said it would seek to continue most international Neither side would discuss details of wage demands or The dispute also is said to involve work rules and fringe A Pan American Airlines contract with the union provides top salary of a month for stewardesses and 1,073 for President Suggests NIXON TURNS 4-LETTER WORD ON HECKLERS Shoots Son To Death Bar 111. - Carbondale police charged Alfred W. Murray 55, with voluntary manslaughter Monday night after he allegedly entered a local bar and shot his 32, to death with a Police gave no motive for the The elder Murray is being held in the Jackson Jail pending an My Lai Triol 2 Testify Yanks Fired On Civilians FT. Tex. - Two former soldiers say they saw David Mitchell and 1st Lt. William Galley Jr. pour rifle fire into a ditch crowded with South Vietnamese children and old men at My Lai in 1968. seen a woman get side of her head blown off. After I walked Dennis 21, a truck testified Conti and Charles 23, of a luggage plant said they saw Mitchell and Mitchell's platoon fire short bursts of automatic fire from their rifles intp the Calley has been ordered on charges of murdering 102 unarmed civilians at His trial is scheduled to begin at Ft. on Nov. 16. 30, of St. is charged with assault with intent to He could be sentenced to 20 years at hard labor if KANSAS CITY - President Nixon i3 fashioning the taunts and jeers of youthful hecklers into part of the political weaponry as he campaigns for Republicans battling to take over Democratic seats in the His targets Indiana and North Shouting knots of protesters have provided a backdrop for the Nixon law and order message at every stop so far on his six-state campaign and the President is telling voters to retort with Republican ballots m the Nov. 3 say don't answer in Nixon don't have to shout four letter obscenities On Nov. 3 in the quiet of the polling booth consider the consider their record the year around and if the candidate has given encouragement has condoned lawlessness and violence and you know what to That was Nixon's advice Monday to a campaign crowd in At a rally in Grand he great silent majority of this country to stand up and be counted the four letter word that is the most powerful of all the four letters in the world is In Kansas where admission to a campaign rally was by ticket and the demonstrators were kept Nixon Continued On Page 2 6) QUEEN STEAMS TO Delta lier boilers straining to drive the gains ground on the diesel-powered Julie N. Dubuque Mississippi River race at Dubuque Although the Julie led on this stretch of the Queen was ahead at the finish Let Fire Contract Mt. Vernon councilmen voted 3-to-2 last to build a cut-down version of a new a contract price of either or The new in the northwest comer of the city is expected to be completed before March 1, when the city expects delivery of two new fire Mayor Holland Lewis and Councilman Kenneth Martin cast votes on the contract for the station to Fulford Construction afer bids opened morning were about higher than the city's Voting were Paul Gale Martin and Russell bid - the lowest of three City Manager Ray Botch reported to the council that he and Engineer Harold Hoffmann held a session yesterday afternoon with Bob He said they eliminated several items from the original specification to cut the bid price down by about Hoffman said with the items a contract could be awarded for for the without a mansard or with the mansard On the motion of Councilinan Partridge the vote was 3-10-2 to award the to the city manager to make a decision on whether or not to include tiie mansard roof in the City Manager Botch had recommended that council the In making his Partridge said he feete the city would not gain any more He said he had learned that increased labor costs resulted in higher bids than tiie city's Explain No Vote Mayor Lewis said down items in the original specifications to the major extend of makes the city's station proposal a new proposition and that he favored on the cut-down Councilman Kenneth said he also believes other bidders should be given a rather than with the low bidder to deduct so many items from the original Deductions included elimination of outside and ceramic tile and many other Get Liquor License Councilmen last night tabled action an amendment to the city's dram shop ordinance which would have made a liquor license available to the proposed new Howard Johneon Motel at the 1-57 The tabling action came after Mayor Lewis said a license is available without amending the He that he is the Hotel license because it has not been paid and that it will be issued to the new In other last night the i 1 - Annexed to the city j ven lots on Airport inj the Summersville and property owned by Juanita Jay on Highland View and Airport 2 - for busincK three lots in the 2800 where one owner plans to establish an office and others to locate a Dairy Queen 3 - Authorized the city manager to advertise for bids for new police cars 4 - Heard city manager report that he plans to purchase equipment for the city to cut weeds next in cases where owners fail to cut and to obtain liens in California SANTA CRUZ COUNTY SHERIFF'S inspectors check a luxury automobile owned by medical secretary Dorothy one of five persons massacred near here For EMH Students High School To Have Jr. High Classes Mt Vernon school will soon conducting special education classes for seventh and eighth grade mentally handicapped The high school board last night agreed to undertake the only for the rest of this school J. Shields said the high school was asked by the grade school system and the special education dis- Plants Remain In Mt. Vernon DOWZER ELECTRIC TO MERGE INTO SOLA BASIC INDUSTRIES Bomb Hoax At High School Mt. Vernon high school had its first bomb scare of the school year late yesterday Supt. J. D. Shields said a female voice called shortly after 3 p.m. and told the switchboard a bomb set to go He said students were sent out of the then sent No bomb was Principal Archie Woodrome said the school receives at least one bomb threat a to undertake the program for Jefferson EMH Shields said he Arthur Edmison district 201 would undertake the program this but it's up to district 80 to handle is own next Edmison is the of grade school district 80. Shields expressed some dissatisfaction with the high school being asked to provide a On Page 2 Col. 4) For Sewers Bond Issue Is Okayed In about three weeks the City of Mt. Vernon will offer worth of revenue bonds for sale to finance construction of sewers into the big Summersville The city council last night authorized issuance of the bonds and advertisement for expect to advertise for bids in about three weeks and to open bids about the middle of City Manager Ray Botch If the bonds are sold it would give the contractor a chance to do some preliminary work this winter before the major work begins next The city is offering to sell the bonds at an interest rate not to exceed seven per on a 20-year The principal and interest on the bonds would be retired solely from revenues of the Summersville area served by the new It would cost sewer users in that area per month over the 20-year Love may not really make the world go but it manages to make millions join the Electric Di- WIS. - An to merge Dowzer of Mt. 111., into Sola Basic Industries has been approved by the directors of both The Dowzer shareholders will be asked to approve the transaction at a special meeting to be held in 1970 or 19?1. Approval of Sola Basic shareholders is not Terms of the agreement call for exchanging six tenths of a share of Sola Basic common stock (NYSE) for each share of Dowzer common The approximately 195,500 shares of Sola Basic involved have a value of about at present market the companies reported Dowzer is headquartered in Mt. where it has three One distribution transformers and voltage regulators for power companies in the surrounding nine % state Another makes 1 i cores for distribution The third makes and transformers tor power company dis systems above and below Dowzer also has a plant at which makes transformers for customers located in that Frank H. Sola Basic said that Dowzer Electric will be operated as a division of Sola Basic at the same locations and under present management with C. J. Covington continuing as It will FIVE SHOT AND DUMPED INTO POOL SANTA bodies ol cm eye his two sons and a secretary were found in the head and tossed into a swimming pool Monday night as fire destroyed ths doctor's In Saratoga 30 miles a gas station attendant was found bound and fatally shot in the back of the head two hours later in his He was identified as Thomas S. 19. Officers would not say if believe the slayings were Sheriff Douglas James Santa Cruz County said only that he was contacting officials in Saratoga about that Mud and poor visibility from the first rain of the season hampered the search for clues in the five Santa Cruz County Each had been shot once in the back of the head and the physician had a second wound in the upper Their wrists were bound in front with brightly colored James and scarves covered the laces of three was like an said Sheriff's Lt. No motive was Patches of blood stained the cement apron around the The secretary's body was the others were on the pool The victims were Dr. Victor M. 45; his 43; their 12, and 11, and Dorothy 38. The killers left no James He said no sign of struggle was found in the phonograph records do so. Canada Is Pushing vision of Sola Basic in up a new transformer group under H. W. who will also continue as president of located atop a hill overlooking Monterey Bay between Santa Cruz and 100 miles south of San At about 8:10 two sheriff's deputies noticed smoke and went to the One driveway was blocked by the other by Mrs. Cadwallader's Lincoln Both automobiles were locked and the officers had to push them aside when Live Oak Fire Chief Tod Pound searching for a water to extinguish the According to the bodies in the Hmm was of particular interest The sheriff said he Unt rOr I bacause of close death bullets came from a On Page 2 Col. 8) MONTREAL overwhelming parliamentary the government continued Canada's biggest manhunt today for the terrorist murderers of Quebec Labor Minister Pierre There was no npw information on James R. the kidnaped British frade but the Quebec government its offer of amnesty for his kidnapers in exchange for his safe His a different cell of the Quebec Liberation Front from wer company ties developed through the repair I the cell that kidnaped and killed vice as well as its fine line made no of distribution transformers not Applause came from all manufactured by James added it appeared more than one person was involved in tiie The had two daughters tions of the House of Commons in Ottawa Monday as Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau vowed to subdue the terrorist threat and explained why he revived the War Measures Act on putting soldiers under police with almost unlimited arrest and detention By early authorities bad made 1,627 raids in Quebec and arrested 341 persons since Products of the two away at 18, at a sions will now premit Sola Ba- college in New and Lark sic to serve all segments of i 15, a California the huge transformer market except for the very large ones used on high voltage They are of no interest to the company at this Dowzer earnings for the calendar year ended December 31 were or 62 cents per share on sales of Sola On Page 2 Col. 7) boarding The so intense it left nothing but the was visible for miles Pittenger said the victims were believed slain in the area near the All were fully The doctor was wearing a sports shirt and his wife slacks On Page 2 Col. 5)
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