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   Corona Daily Independent (Newspaper) - June 16, 1972, Corona, California                                 i  59th Year  ^Co^na^^Jndepende^^  ¿¿¿JPages^^Jl^en^  419 win diplomas in CHS ceremony  TASSEL TOSS—The end of 13 years of schooling was marked last night by 419 Corona High School seniors whq flipped their  New plant's big flag stolen here  A thief early today stole the huge, 20-by-30-fo(rt American flag that was hoisted for the f|,rst time Wednesday in front of Hayden Transcooler, Inc., a new Corona industrial plant.  It was one of three burglary and theft incidents reported by police department authorities today. Police said the victums in the other incidents were Roger D. Hughes, 741 Seventh, Norco, and Chester T. Mosure, of 961W. Olive.  Hayden's flag was run up a 75-foot flagpole Wednesday during the firm's official opening ceremonies. Plant authorities ammounced that the flag would fly 24 hours a day, and would be lighted by flood lights at night.  Police said that the thief lowered the flag  Police said that the thief lowered the flag during the early morning darkness and made off with it. Value was $750.  Hughes lost a $400 pickup truck from a parking lot at Corona Bowl, on West Sixth, about 3 a.m. today. But police said that the vehicle was recovered 30 minutes before the victum reported it was missing.  Man dies at wheel during  drivihg test  An 84-year-old Corona man died at the wheel of his automobile yesterday while taking a test for a driver's license.  Medics at Corona Community Hospital said the victim, Louis A. Klei, of 155 E. Mission, had suffered a heart attack, according to police department reports.  The attack occurred on Buena Vista as the victim \vas approaching the police station where driving tests start and end.  James M. Collins, an examiner with the Department of Motor Vehicles, was in the car with Klei. He said the victim's right foot jammed down on the gas pedal when the attack occurred and the car lunged forward. The vehicle swerved into a driveway at the west front entrance to the police station, ran across ivy plants growing in the parkway and stopped just short of the west wall of the station.  Collins said he turned off the ignition key when Klei slumped over and the car plunged ahead.  The obituary is on Page 8.  WORLD  at a glance  Planes won't fly  NEW YORK AP- In a moy^ that threatened to ground most commercial jetliners for 24 hours, the International Federation of Airline Pilots announced today its 50,000 members would not fly next Monday to dramatize their pleas for better airport safeguards against hi jackings  Ihiings are sentenced  NEW YORK AP - Clifford Irving, who faked an autobiography of in-  tassels on their caps on the signal then threw their hats Into the air dustrialist Howard Hughes and sold it of Student Pres. Charles before marching out of the high ^or $750,000 to McGraw-Hill, was sen-Jameson. Many of the graduates school stadium. t™-« »  conspiracy and grand larceny.  His wife, Eklith, who posed as "Helga R. Hughes" to cash the royalty checks through Swiss banks, was given a two-year suspended sentence and two months in prison, plus a $10,000 fine.  Food prices to rise  WASHINGTON AP- Representatives of the nations's food chains are telling cdnsumer groups to expect another big rise in food prices, particularly meats, in coming weeks.  Delegate gap narrows  WASHINGTON AP - Sen. George McGovem has almost 1,000 Democratic National Convention delegate votes, about two-thirds the number needed to receive the party's presidentiWl nomination.  Officers on patrol spotted the car as it pulled to the rear of Harry Cole Buick on West Fifth. The officers followed, and two men leaped from the vehicle and ran off into the darkness when they saw the approaching police unit.  Officers traced the car through their" computerized hookup with Sacramento, and 30 minutes later found the victum at Corona Bowl.  Mosure had a $500 loss when burglars entered a detached garage at his home to confiscate two metal bottles containing butane and oxygen. Guages and tips are also missing, Mosure reported.  Police said that the burglars used a , cutting instrument to sever a good padlock from the garage door.  Plea for patience  If your Daily Independent was unusually late yesterday, don't think that you were getting exclusive treatment.  This newspaper is in the process of changing over from hot metal to a photographic process of composition. This is a radical departure from the old ways and, among other things, has brought in typesetters and computers with which we are not entirely familiar and which do not always work like the book says.  Please bear with us. Our problems are not over. They may continue for several days, but in the end we will have a typographically superior product.  Vogel resigns hand job here  Raney Junior High School band director for five years, Galen Vogel, has resigned from the school district. He has accepted a position at Huntington Beach High School to direct the school orchestra, jazz ensemble, marching and concert bands.  While in the district Vogel has also been elementary band director at Coronita, Vicentia and Adams bands. His Raney bands have earned about 20 trophies during his years here.  Vogel will also be director at the USC Idyllwild Music camp during the summer, and was director of the Southern California Honor Band this year.  You can be in the movies by showing up here Monday  On Mon^y .Corona Haceway will be the site of the filming of "43 - The Petty Story", A biography of stock car racing and its great Richard Petty.  •Scones for the movie will be shot Stirling at 7 a m and anyone interested in ihf ai tion may com«- to th<' stadium, M-lp fill lif) th»- st^irids and Ix- in a motion fiicUin-'  if (ine IS ilrrs .'-'l III tbf styles of th<' fifm-.'.r «•arly ,i/:li''S, li<- will !>«• used in ■.< /< r;il f-rowl » I'lS'- uf» M f-rn-s  The Handleman, N. Car., star Petty will be at the Raceway for the filming, as will stars Darren McGavin, Kathie Browne, L. Q. Jones and Pierre Jalbert.  The sequences filmed at Corona will relive the forties, fifties and Some of lh<' sixties Families are invited to attend and the studio will set up autf)(iraph si-ssions throughout the day.  Kilntw)» wdl run until fliisk I)«'l.<'iils fiiay Ik' 4iarl had (ty phoning Conma Kacfwav .It T.\U 17(1.^  PARKING LOT INJURY—Sidney G. Salgado, 56, of 224 Victoria, writhes in pain as police and a Knlffln Ambulance crew apply a temporary splint to a broken leg. He was injured when his own car accidentally dropped Into gear while he was working on the engine. The car jumped a wheel stop In Safeway parking lot, pinning Salgado against the bumper of a car parked In the opposite parking stall.  Man breaks both legs in  car mishap  A Corona man received two broken legs yesterday afternoon when he was struck by his own automobile on the parking lot at Safeway Store, at Main and Seventh.  Injured in the freak accident was Sidney G. Salgado, ©f 224 Victoria. Police reports listed his age as 56.  Salgado told officers that he was adjusting the carburetor on his car while it was parked in a parking stall. Something apparently occurred in the transmission and it dropped into gear.  The vehicle jump^ over a wheel stop and pinned Salgado against thé bumper of a car in an opposite parking stall. Both legs were broken below the knees.  Police and a crew from Kniffin Ambulance worked 20 minutes in the narrow space between parked cars before they could straighten the victim's right leg to apply a temporary., splint. Salgado's wife, watching the efforts, appeared at the point of collapse as the victum screamed and writhed with pain as the ambulance crew applied the splint.  Salgado was transported to Corona Community Hospital, where he was reported in satisfactory condition this forenoon.  Weather  and (-«iiitinued warm  To remove bullet  SILVER SPRING. Md. AP - The bullet in Alabama Gov. George C. Wallace's spipal canal will be removfed in nn operation this Sunday at Holy CiojS Hospital here, the governor's press secretary announced today.  SEC in accusation  WASHINGTON AP- The Securities and Exchange Commission accused International Telephone & Telegraph Corp. two of its senior officers, and two other companies today of violations of federal securities laws stemming from an anti-trust settlement with the Justice Department  FDA to ask for ban  WASHINGTON AP - The Food and Drug Administration said today it will propose a ban on the widely used livestock growth hormone DES, which causes cancer, as a mean^ of opening the question to a public hearing.  McGovern charges coward story hoax  WASHINGTON AP - Sen. George McGovern, D-S.D., frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nomination, today denounced as a hoax and a "total fraud" claims he was reprimanded for cowardice while serving as a U.S. bomber pilot in World War II.  "There is no such representation in my record-it's a total hoax," McGovern trtld news men during ^a break in his testimony on his defense plans before the Joint Economic Committee of Congress.  McGovern said there are enough survivors from the crew of the B24 he piloted and enough officers and men with whom he served to refute any such charge,  McGovern was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and other, high decorations for his war service.  Colorful rites in stadium  By Donna Tice-  Challenge my fellow graduates to see how many of the world's problems they can solve," Mike Rudd, salutatorian for Corona High School's graduation last night, stated in his speech.  The 419 graduates listened to Rudd, and to valedictorian Charles Jameson, and to cheers from the audience as some student's names were read.  Their red anjl gold gowns contrasted sharply with the green grass and Jblack night sky, and they sat solemnly waiting for it all to be over. Then the last diploma ^was gra|ited; and Jameson, as student body president, walked to the podium to signal the flipping of tassels on the caps. The flip was followed by caps flying through the air to land on the grass motionless. The recessional, played by the school band as was the processional, saw the new graduates hurriedly move toward the school gymnasium where they were to collect their actual diplomas. They then piled into buses for the all-night party at Disneyland.  Rudd also noted in his speech that the 13 years of education for the class were only realized by "an elaborate ceremony such as this."  Jameson noted by using a 1692 quotation, that individuals must be careful, strive to be happy, and work. He declared that work must be part of the concept of happiness, further noting the value of work.  Giving the invocation for the exercises was Rev. Allan Newman of the First Baptist Church. School principal Jim Pfeiffer presented the class to ^hools Supt. Charles Terrell, who accepted the class and authorizélS the board of education members to awards diplomas. Reading the students' names as thev passed were vice-principals Bill McNarie and Ken Knapp.  There wç^ 33 students wearmg two gold cord on their robes', signifying they had a golds point average of 3.5 or above. Another 90 graduates wore one gold cord signifying an average of 3.0 to 3.5  Guard mounted at court here  Several police officers armed with shotguns and revolvers guarded the Corona Municipal Court building yesterday, prompting the attentioa of Civic Center visitors and numerous questions.  Local police said they were stationed in the parking lot adjacent to the courts building and at other strategic points around the structure. But one visitor to the courts building said he saw officers with shotguns inside the structure.  Police Capt. Jack Farnham said the guard was mounted when word filtered from Riverside that an attempt would be made to release a prisoner. A pefson or persons other than the prisoners would make the attempt, the report stated;  Nothing happened, "but we wanted to be prepared," said Farnham. Ironically, it later developed that the prisoner who war to be sprung was not among the groups g'oing to coucbj . yesterday.  Vault is vandalized  DUBLIN AP- The 19-CentUry-vault of the third Earl of. Letrim was vandalized yesterday by somebody believed searching for jewels.  to listen  Yùùths  to that different drummer  ¡Vîostly sunny lonutrrow.  >. Todav's. iMMHi l«'ni|)fr:)tiin-;ift«T MX »ivi'iiiiulil l«w <»f W. «lay s hinli was KM.  was HIi, \«>st«T-  "If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because Re hears a different drummer. I^t him  Salutalorians Donald Eckhardt and Cheryl Markcl noted the year's suc-c<>ss<'s in sporl.s and iiiu-sii-, agr(ii;>ttig thill ihcy wi>rc Ih»' rc.siill of p(M>pl(>'.<i (livcisificd uilcn-.sls and hr.iring a "(liflt-rriil ilnimnuT " Valcdictitriaii Toni 1'.ilei MIO ('iinlii)iu-(t In (cUitiK tlu>  246 ninth graders promoted that "it is important to achieve a unique life pattern."  Susie lloln)i>s and Donald F]ckhardl received the» student Ixxiy awards with Catherine and Craig Carter getting honorable mention. American liCgion Auxiliary Citizenship Awards went to Maria OUalanft aud Kric Hagen. Debra Woods and Darrell Jntm.son were runnersup  HAPPINESS IS GRADUATION—Y^nne May and Don Wi|ii^nson wait for their monrwb)'(iast night at Corona High^wool. Miss May makes isure Williamson's gold cord signifying an honor student is on correctly.  SOMEDAY—Three-year-old Ruben Herrera gazes at his aunt, Vera Herrera, In her cap and gown before last night's Corona High graduation ceremonies.  Issue on county's building reviving  That proposed county building at Corona Civic Center complex-a heated discussion topic a couple of months ago--will come back to the city council again in 'the form of a staff report.  Councilman James Rust requested the report after remarking that nothing has been said about the status of the proposed building.  City Manager Jim Wheaton reminded the council that it had never taken action that would advise Riverside County Board of Supervisors as to the city's stand on the issue.  Sirhan's sentence modified to life  LOS ANGELES AP - The California Supreme Court upheld today the first-degree murder conviction of Sirhan Bishara Sirhan in the assassination of Sen, Robert F. Kennedy but modified his sentence to liffl»imprisonment.  The modification of sentence complied with the court's ruling earlier this year which abolished capital punishment in California.  Attorneys for Sirhan. an Arab, immigrant, has asked for a now trial on grounds that an illegal search led to his conviction and sentencing. Sirhan originally was sentenced to death in the gas chamber  Tliostatec«nirI s«Weisioii denying a new trial was iinanimnus  Index  Chiiri-li :i ClassifHHl  (Ollliis l°l't)sS\M<r«1 1.'  r:t rr  t'diloiial I 4h>»N»s»'«»He to "\1aiK,(s :  Mcmot \ I jn,'   

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