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Anderson Herald (Newspaper) - December 6, 1974, Anderson, Indiana THE ANDERSON HERALD VOL. 107, NO. 148    ANDERSON,    INDIANA,    FRIDAY,    DECEMBER    6,    1974    PR'CE    15    CENTS 'Good    Mo Vier President -designate Nelson Y. Rockefeller says there "was no effort to cover up” a 830,000 loan to former Republican National Chairman William Ii. TI iller. Details appear on Page 11. Bomb Blast \ bomb wrapped in a plain brown package explodes at a I lilied Parcel Serv ice < enter in Pitts burgh, killing one man and iii Hiring eight others. I he s|or> is on Page 12. Roof Collapses The roof ol the Tehran, Iran an port collapses al (el a heat* snowfall and al least 25 pel sons are reported killed. Page Hi has the slot \. Chance Of Rain I ut leasing cloudiness with a slight chance ol rain h\ late ibis afternoon. Mild with highs iii the low His. Ram and mild temperatures likelx tonight. l ows tonight iii the mid to tipper .‘HK. Ram changing to occasional showers Saturday little (flange iii temperature Saturday with Inglis in the low His. < hance id pre (ipd.ition: 2ti per cent to da\ and To per cent tonight. Xiiderxon’s high Thursday .'IT; low. IT. Sunset today, 5:21 p.m.: sunrise Sa til rd ax. 7: IU a.in. Where To Look New an i\als    Page    2 Obituaries    2 Opinion    I Accent On Pix ing    U    K Sports    17*23 < omit s    28-27 I liner a Is    2K Mat kids    28 ( lassified ads    28-31 Where To Call Main office Next sroom Circulation Classified ads 543*5371 643-5372 649-42 IS 649-5201 Win STORK THOSE NON I SI I) ITEMS? . . . Mrs. \ called ... "the ad was in tin* first time this morning and it side! the first thing this morning. _ Full --i/i' bds springs & mattri“" Phone (HK) oooo We know she xx as pleased the sale xx as made and xxe are too So take a hint. don’t store it . . sell it xx itll ,1 low cost Classified Ad Call us at 0IO 5201. 8 a m. to 5 p.m. Mon-dax through Fridax Pits Open On Monday WASHINGTON (AP) - The United Mine Workers signed a new contract Thursday that union officials said would send coal miners back to the pits by Monday, ending a four-week strike that threatened to disrupt further the faltering economy. With the official signing of this contract I am directing the membership o! the I lilted Mine Workers of America back to work.’’ said UMW President \rnold Miller The contract, approx cd by 56 per cent of those voting. Iiecomes effectixc at 12 til a rn Friday , but Miller said most miners probably would not return to work until Monday at the earliest With TU 495 of the IMW s 120.000 members xotmg. Miller said the eon tract was ratified 14.754 in taxor and 54.741 against Fixe of the union s IS regional districts rejected the pact The union chief downplayed suggestions that the close vole. xxhich was completed Wednesday night, might create problems in the coal fields. saying I think the minority will ac tcpf the majority rule ’ However a possibility remained that opening some mines could tie delayed unless agreement is reached this weekend oil a separate contract tor I omi I MW construction workers employed by the Association of Bit urn moils Contractors These are the companies which build mine shafts and processing plants Sources sax they are under heavy industry pressure to wrap up their contract quickly Miners are likely to honor any picket lines that might lie thrown up by the construction Workers T his xx as pointed out by Kenneth Dawes president of IMW District 12 in Illinois who warned that miners are prepared to continue their strike in sympathy with the cel) st ruction workers! 'the new three year agreement sig lied by Miller xx itll the Bituminous Coal Operators Association provides for a 64 pet cent boost in economic benefits, including a pl per cent wage hike the first veal’. I per cent the second and 3 per cent the third Wage scales now are S12 to 850 a day The industry s chiel negotiator. Guy Farmer, called the pact expensive and said it will have an impact on coal prices’ which would eventually tie passed oil to consumers through items sin Ii as higher electric rates The exact impact is hard to measure Far mer said "I inst don t know ii anyone ha- s.it down and figured it out I know xxi* haven’t Applicant Rush On For Top School Job Bx BRI \N KNOWLTON Herald staff Wtiter The highest paying public position in Madison County xxiii become vacant this summer, and many people want to have a sax about who its next occupant xx ill be. The \nderson Community School Board is currently taking applications tor the lob ol superintendent, to be x Kilted .Inly 2. 1975 by 62-year-old (LE I .bilei tt THE YCS superintendent earns about s3<M>(H) .I yeur tor keeping track ol thousands of students iii 37 schools cox cl ing over bd square miles. In addition, lie has to coma nee more than (MMI teachers they are earning enough money without haxing taxpayers feel they are paying loo much for the teachers sen ices Despite the incalculable hassles presented by such a task. sources indicate 30 to to applicants max lie interested iii becoming superintendent ol the seventh largest school district ill Indiana With a position of such influence at stake sex erat local groups are anxious to have some input into the school board s final decision ONE OBVIOUSLY inxolxed group. Y mer ic an Federation of Teachers Local 319. has already formed a tDRIFT) it tee to (lex clop standards for selection <»l the new superintendent T nder our new contract, we have an agree men! that the Federation has input into all matters that a I feet us. said Fe rd a Stanley, local AFT president Stephen D Anderson, ol Madison Heights Junior High. will chair the committee Mrs Jon ( Shaler, tx>2 Shellback Rd is interested in forming a citizens adv isory panel to aid the school board in making its decision 'My idea is a mixture ol parents, teachers and school (Continued On Poqe Two) Buy Bock Bonding Power (An Editorial) WHEN Al OST STATES are tit;iiring ways to increase taxes and raise more money. Indiana is show mg a surplus and a plan to ’’buy back' the bonding power ol some state schools Sueh a move would save the cost of bond issues, the interest on them. and pre\ ent additional tuition inc* ceases Many people wonder inst why we have a surplus. It can be c redited to the present and immediate past governors When former (Joy. Edgar Whitcomb left office, the state boasted a large surplus and the current .governor. Dr. Otis Bowen, through common sense and careful planning. Ii a s e o n t i n ti cd I he fisc*a I policies that created the* additional money.    v IT IS \\ EEE TO remember that W bite o rn I) (I e I e a t e (I Anderson Mayor Robert I, Hock for the gubernatorial post \nd. alter witnessing about three years ol Rock’s antics in our city hall, it makes tis wonder.inst how far in debt the state would have been had he been elected to the top state post. His record ol spending in Anderson has far surpassed that ol any adm mist ration in history. The State Budget Agency is preparing a bill that would provide state surplus funds for buildings needed by the st ate schools By prov iding these funds the state could prevent the issuance of as much as SLM million iii bonds. saving the taxpayers that expense. SUCH A BIEL merits the support ol every citizen of Indiana It will keep us fiscally sound and at the same time provide needed sere ic e s in t ll e (lei (I of educat ion Sirica Excuses Nixon W ASH EN GTCIX < AP) The Watergate covet up trial xxiii end without the testimony of former President Itichard ll Nixon, U.S. District .Judge John J Sirica ruled on Thursday Sil ica declared that Nixon ’n testimony is not indispensable or The White House tapes played at the cover up trial probably will be released for public broadcast after the trial ends. See story on Rage ll. necessary because much ol what lie knows has been or can be obtained from other xxitnesses. The judge also questioned the former President’s credibility Noting that the former President was named an UK indicted co-conspirator in the cox cr up case. Sil ica said Nixon has been accused, iii effect, of tieing an accomplice of the defendants "Certainly his testimony would be subject to the instruction to the jury that it should be received xx uh caution and scrutinized xx uh can Nixon, recovering at hi-- San Clemente. C.dil home from complications of a chronic phlebitis condition, had beer subpoenaed last September by cover up defendant John I) Khrliehman. Lhrlichman opened his ease Thin sday and among the lust witnesses called was former s|x*cial White House counsel Charles VV Colson Colson, also an unindicted co-con spirator iii the cover up case, is curren tty serving a prison term for a related W atergate offense Initially, iii his six page order Silica granted a request from Nixon s lawyer. Herbert J Miller, that subpoena tor his client’s testimony In* dismissed The order also ruled out the possibility that Nixon might answer written questions about Ins party ill the cox el' up Three court ap|»omted cardiov ascular specialists recommended on Nov 29 that Nixon not Ik* required to provide even limited testimony before Jan 6 about two ueeks alter the trial now is expected to end The doctors said the former President might he able to testily twice daily under oath at his California estate wuh a doctor present Silica said the limitations within the medical opinion alone should answer attempts by defendants to get Nixon s testimony "The w itness is simply unax ailable to Ik* deposed. ‘ Sil ica said "The court will not issue an order to take the deposition of Mr Nixon while it appears he is so ill that the taking ol such a deposition could seriously jeopardize his health Shortly lie fore Silicas opinion was made public. Nixon’s lawyer said not until Jan 6 would Ins client In* able to even prepare to give testimony The time necessary for Mr Nixon adequately to prepare for the Merchants Declare War On Shoplifters Vn all out effort to stamp out the crime of shoplifting will Ik* kicked off Monday and Tuesday when hundreds ol local merchants participate in two seminars dealing with the problem. Madison County Prosecutor William I- Lawler and Police Chiel Paddy Ja merson have pledged full cooperation and merchants have agreed to prosecute all offenders in an effort to cut one of the major expense items of retailers. grocers, and other businesses FRANK \\OS( HITZ, executive vice president of the sponsoring Chamber of Commerce, explained. "Shoplifting is not petty theft Professionals and amateurs have made the crime a multi-million dollar rip off In the Anderson area businessmen have decided to tolerate shoplifting no longer We appreciate the cooperation of local law enforcement agencies, and we expect to alert all businesses to the techniques of the shoplifter, the merchant s rights in apprehension, and the new law which makes shoplifting a major crime.' Wosehitz added The two seminars are scheduled for 9 a m Monday Dee 9. in the City Building Auditorium, and 9 a m lues day. Dee IO. in the Mounds Cinema Theater in the Mounds Mull Shopping Center VII merchants, members of the Chamber of Commerce or not. may attend one of the seminars at no charge THE PR (Hi RAMS will open with a special film showing the shoplifter at work Mr Lawler will explain the new shoplifting law. and a new and quicker w ay to charge shoplifters Assistant Chiel Doyle Crosby will introduce the police departments shoplifting prevention team which will discuss solutions to the problem ol shoplifting, and preventative measures that can Ik* taken Lawler said. "Shoplifting is getting worse iii this area, and we are going to do something about it It takes awareness by the public, apprehensions bv merchants and police, and convactions bv the courts ALL BUSINESSMEN are urged to send their work forges one of the two days. Many businesses are providing incentives for attendance because they want their personnel to be informed interrogation is substantial.* Miller said, declaring that it would bo "highly unfair” to require the former President s testimony until long after Jan 6 Silica agreed with that in his own order and added that complications iii Nixon s recovery could also push hack tile date he might begs# testify mg Rezonings Approved T he Anderson City Plan Commission unanimously approved the plat for extension of Mimosa Lane in YaiiBus-kirk Ik ights subdivision to Northwood Drive Thursday and unanimously granted a variance from the subdivision ordinance requiring sidewalk construction along the proposed road ex tension T he commission also granted a variance from the ordinance which would have required Northwood Drive to he 26 feet wide and construction ol curbs and gutters HOWEVER, developer Paul Hyrum will be required to build Mimosa Lane 26 feet xx ide including curbs and gutters. T he commission followed the recoin mehdation ol By rum s attorney. Rich aid Davisson, that requiring sidewalk construction would cause undue hard ship because no sidewalks exist in the sulwtix ision. The plat for Y’anBuskirk Heights was approved by the commission iii 1964 and ‘‘tentative plat revisions” which would allow the road extension were approved by the commission on three occasions before passage ol a more strict subdivision ordinance iii 1970. Dax isson said. "WE W()l 1.1) like the road i Mimosa Lane) to be built iii conformity with the rest of the addition (which includes 20 loot wide streets without curbs, gut tors or sidewalks) and the road will not be heavily traveled because it will he only ii connecting road. Davisson said Although the commission did not require the developer to widen Northwood Drive to 26 feet, the two parties agreed to have the road widened to 24 feet w ithout curbs and gutters It is the city planning department staffs belief that it is better to have the developer put in sidewalks, curbs and gutters especially near elementary schools iis is the ease with YanBuskirk Heights, city planning department assistant director Richard Donnelly said. "EY EMI YI,EY the city will have to build sidewalks, curbs and gutters rn subdivisions where they do not exist (Continued On Poge Two) Candidates List Campaign Donors, Expenses Herald Staff Report Candidates iii the Nov. 5 general election have begun filing their campaign expense reports with the Madison County clerk s office. According to Indiana election law, candidates are to file itemized statements of all expenses incurred in the course of their campaign within 45 days following the election. This year, the deadline was Thursday. Candidates are not required to include political donations in the statements though some candidates do list contributors and the amount of money they gave. BOTH CANDIDATES in the race for county prosecutor have filed campaign expense statements. Madison County Prosecutor William F. Lawler Jr.. a Democrat, listed expenditures totaling ST.116.43 in the campaign which won him a fourth term in office. Of Lawler's expenditures, the largest single expense was a SI.925 assessment to the Madison County Democrat Central Committee. Many of the campaign hills were paid from funds collected by the "Citizens for Lawler Committee. A list of contributors to the committee. as included in Lawler's statement, are as follows: Harold Manger. SIGO; Jones & Broderick. S100: George K. ITughel, SKX): Judy M. Minniear. Sat); Gerald P Shine Jr.* SKK); John Fisele. SKK): Lynn Chase. S50; Walter and Katie Isanogle. SIO: Michael E. Tancey. SKK); Thomas C Shipley. S25: Bayne Burton. S50: Mark Perlman. SSO; Sharon Clark. SI65.04: Earl Lawler. S25. and Jim Melson. S50. ALSO, DEBBIE Parrish. Sa; Martin Miller. S25; William F. Lawler Sr.. $40; Wavne Jones. S100: Leslie Jackson Don Hurst. $50: Dr. Edward R. Bush. Sal); Edward B. Alley. SKX); Doyle and Joann Crosley. S120: and Richard E. Kreegar. SI.OOO. Blanchard Shearer, the Republican challenger in the prosecutor's race. listed expenditures of SI.539. The statement included itemized expenditures. the amount spent for each. and the person who contributed the money. Listed among contributors to Shearer's campaign is Madison County Treasurer Egbert M. Hood, defeated in the May Democrat primary in his bid for re-election. Hood contributed Sod to Shearer's campaign. OTHER CONTRIBUTORS to Shearer were: Bill fiver, S50: Charles Caus. $50: Robert Austin. SKK); Philip Cooper. S25; Mabel Weaver. $4; Cheryl Koester. S25: Gene Rummel. $2(K); John Lee. SKK): Burton MeCIintoek. Sl(K); Marilyn Marsh. SS; Rowena Decker. SKX): Dan Fisher. S25. Al Wool bort. SKX); Don LaPierre. S100; Richard Davidson. $50: Joanne Gregg. S40. and Bill Edmundson, S15. Also, Richard Bowers, $25 Philip Decker, S25: Robert Miller. S35: Lawrence Robbins. S50; William Clifford. S25; Steven I) Cl ase, $25: Robert L. Shearer. SSO: Robert L. Shearer Jr.. $50. and Louie IL Shearer. SSO .MADISON COUNTY Treasurer-elect George Farley, the current county recorder, listed campaign expenditures totaling SI.013. Farley, a Democrat, did not include campaign contributions in his itemized statement Baxter Jones, a Democrat who will bi* sworn in as county recorder Jan I. spent a total of SI.857.50 during his successful campaign. Some $1,405 of Jones’ total expenditure was an assessment to the party central com mitt ce. Madison County Auditor Carlin Dawson, who won a second term in office, listed expenditures totaling S2.337.63. Of this. three contributions totaling SI.870 went to the Democrat Central Committee As tot the purpose of these expenditures to the party. Dawson wrote on the statement "do not know PAUL SCHRENKER, a Democrat who was re-elected Superior Court judge, spent S2.205 on his campaign, according to his financial statement He received contributions of S731 each 7 Bom John Fisele. public defender in Superior Court, and James Melson the court's master commissioner Republican John Blevins, who narrowly defeated his Democrat challenger in the race for 35th District SCite Representative, listed campaign expenditures totaling S916.60 He included no contributions in his financial statement. Craig Campbell, a Democrat who was re elected lo the 36th District State Representative seat, reported campaign expenses totaling SI 113.81 As w ith most other candidates, most of Campbell's expenditures went for printing and advertising LOW ELL POWELL, County Council president who was reelected, paid a Democrat party assessment of SISO and spent $42.00 tor printing. Other County council campaign reports included ll Ross Jackson. Republican. $82.28 for printing and advertising and STS for the COP finance committee Basil Hosier. $150 tor (Continual) On Page Two) (0#q Whiff