Havre Daily News, May 23, 1975

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Havre Daily News (Newspaper) - May 23, 1975, Havre, Montana Devoted Exclusively to the Development of North CentraiMontanaThe Havre Daily News LOOK INSIDE: Softball Marathon Raises $1,500. .. .Page 5 Vol. 60, No. 148 Havre, Montana Homa of Northern Montana College Friday Evening, May 23,1975 PRICE TEN CENTS Indy 500 Race Tops Holiday Sports List INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -Facts and figures for the 59th Indy 500 Sunday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway: Event — 200 laps around the 2‘,4-mile track, sanctioned by the United States Auto Club but open to NASCAR, SCC A, Grand Prix and other drivers through international (FIA) listing; does not count bi world driver standings because of car engines up to 4.2 litres against Formula I limit of three litres. Start—Noon EDT from a flying start following parade and pace laps led by actor-race driver James Garner in a Buick. Finish is unofficial until posting at 8 a.m. Monday. Field — Thirty-three fastest cars in 10-mile (four-lap) qualifications over four days. A.J. Foyt of Houston took the pole position (inside front row) with an average speed of 193.976 miles an hour. Foyt, on the pole for the fourth time and seeking an unprecedented fourth Indy victory, is joined in the front row by Gordon John-cock, winner of the rain-shortened 1973 race, and Bobby Un-ser, the 1968 winner and runner-up to Johnny Rutherford last year. Foyt won in 1961-64-67. Other previous winners in Hie field are Mario Andretti (1969). Al Unser (1970-71) and Rutherford. Four rookies in the field are Bill Puterbaugh, Sheldon Rinser, Larry McCoy and Eldon Rasmussen. Track — Asphalt-paved except for ceremonial starting-line strip of brick, the original surface. Track is 2Vz miles with four banked turns, two 3,300-foot straightaways and two 660-foot straightaways (the socalled short chutes). Cars — Minimum dry weight, turbocharged, 1,500 pounds. Average cost: $70,000. Top speed: itxMI fry m_p_h Fnginot; 159 cttbic-inch turbocharged, normally placed behind driver and No Paper On Monday The Havre Daily News will not publish on Monday, May 26 because the day will be Memorial Day, a holiday as established under the Monday Holiday Bill Publication will resume on Tuesday, May 27. ahead of rear axle. Fuel: blends of methanol, limited to 40 gallons at one time, 280 gallons for full race. Pit stops: Four mandatory, IO the average for 500 miles, usually 15 seconds in duration for refueling, 20 seconds for tire changes. Speed record — Mark Donohue’s 169.962 m.p.h. (time: 3:04:05.54) in 1972. Qualifying speed record:    Rutherford's 198.10 m.p.h. in 1973. Donohue, the only winner in the last eight years absent from this year’s field, is driving Sunday in the Belgian Grand Prix. Purse — Depends on attendance and accessory prize money. Total payoff in 1974 was $10,-05,686 of which Rutherford received $245,003. Last place is worth $14,500. Prize money will not be announced until Monday night Victory Dinner. Crowd — Speedway never provides official attendance. Speedway has seats for more than 200,000 fans and can accomodate more than 100,000 more in infield. Markets N. Y. STOCK MARKET Market quotations are provided through the courtesy of the Citizens Bank of Montana via D. A. Davidson and Co. in Great Falls. Quotations are as of 12:30 p. rn. May 23, 1975. AL Spmkt. Am. TAT Ametek. Anaconda Brunswick Budweiser B-N Ry. Chrysler Cities Service City Invest. Cont Data. Coca-Cola Deere Detroit Edison Eastern Air Faire!). Cam. Firestone Ford Motor Gen. Elec. Gen. Motors IBM Jewel Co. Moot. Dak. Mont Power Occidental Pet J. C. Penney Phil Pet Polaroid Safeway Schlitz Taco Bell Texaco Texas Int. Un. OU U. S. Steel Walgreen Woolwth. 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Chief Executive Sees ‘New Era’ for Nation Colstrip^ Opponents Point to Alternatives By Hugh Van Swearing^ Associated Press Writer ENFORCING the government's directive to electric power companies to convert to coal, Federal Energy Administrator Frank G. Zarb announced several Midwest power companies have received stiff warnings with more expected to go out to East coast plants. Beirut Groups Battle By FRANK CORMIER Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) - President Ford said today he senses the United States may be entering a new era of firmness, responding to challenges and being ready to “stick with it” when faced with world problems. Partly by its actions in die Mayaguez affeir, he told European newsmen in a White House interview, the nation is resisting a tendency to drift into neo-isolationism and is prepared “to act decisively.” Hie President acknowledged that at times the United States has isolationist tendencies. He traced recent polls reflecting this mood to Vietnam, but added: “The American people are getting out from under that trauma.” On other matters, Ford made these observations: — He rejects congressional suggestions that detente is tilted in favor of the Soviet Union. “I strongly disagree with that viewpoint,” the President said, and those Mio assert it “are not correct” Where points of friction arise with the Soviet Union, he said, “we intend to be very firm, but detente gives us an opportunity to be flexible.” Ford said he beUeved he and Soviet leader Leonid L Brezhnev would have to personally make some of the final decisions in the effort to reach a new Strategic Arms Limitation Agreement He anticipated this would occur when Brezhnev visits the United States, “hopefully this fall” -His impression is “that the Western alliance is very strong and there is no reason why it can’t be made stronger ... We do have to upgrade and modernize our military capabUity in the alliance. “Although I see problems in one or two countries, internally, basically our alliance is strong,” the President said. He said his trip to a NATO summit meeting in Brussels next week is “aimed at solidifying and making more cohesive this relationship,” economically, diplomatically and military. “As long as the United States does not pull out and continues to be a strong partner, the alliance will remain strong,” Ford said. He said he recognizes prob lems between Greece and Turkey over Cyprus, but he believes they can be solved. He said he was encouraged that there were recent meetings between the prime ministers of Greece and Turkey, and added he hoped to meet with leaders of both sides during the up-coming Brussels conference. -He feels the majority won by socialists in Portuguese notional elections, in Milch Communists gained only 15 per cent af the vote, has “not had a significant impact on those who control the government” Comp Jury Begins Work HELENA, Mont (AP) - Opponents to the construction of a 1,400-megawatt generating com- alternatives to the controversial project. By JOSEPH PANOSSIAN Associated Press Writer BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) -palestinian guerrillas and the private army of Lebanon’s Montana Power would own 30 per cent of the facility. O’Connor, a Montana Power consultant since retiring from the firm’s presidency earlier piex in Montana” were expected this year, said the original dec!- r^Lwing Phalangist party again today to probe possible sion to build generating plants    ;or    fourtb day today at Colstrip was made by Mon. ^ morU m<Mal ^ tana Power engineers and ewe. ^ taIootas aner the Lets. uU!es; . . . „    .    De se government tailed in an Coal to teed the generators Jttempf to put a butter force will come from a mine oper Council Estimates 400-500 Fatalities Leo Graybill Jr., attorney for the Northern Plains Resource Council, attempted on Thursday to demonstrate through cross-examination that the five firms seeking to build the facility can turn to other sources for power. The NPRC is a rancher-envi-ronmentalist group whose members include some landowners in the Colstrip area where the complex would be built Part of the thrust of Gray* bill’s questions was to the effect that die utility companies had made up their minds to go ahead with the construction before giving detailed study to a1-te natives. In questioning George W. O’Connor, retired president of the Montana Power Co., Graybill explored alternatives such* Power’s business as as construction of coal-fired utility. He explained generating plants in other states, wind and solar power, and new hydroelectric facilities. The plan, proposed by Modula na Power, Puget Sound Power and Light, Portland General Electric, Washington Water Power, and Pacific Power and Light, calls for construction of two mine-mouth generating plants near a strip mine at Colstrip. ated by Western Energy Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of fee Montana Power Co. Graybill asked O’Connor if Montana Power chose the Colstrip site for the reason that Montana Power shareholders ultimately stood to gain from profits im the sale of Western Energy coal to fuel the power complex. O’Connor replied that the availability of coal, regardless of ownership, was a major factor in deciding to locate generating plants there. O’Connor acknowledged that Montana Power’s lrofits from operations of Western Energy are corporate profits separate and distinct from Montana a public that this means the Western Energy profits are not considered in computing Montana Power’s return on investments for rate-making purposes. The hearing, which opened on Tuesday, is to be used by fee state in determining if it will allow fee construction. Most of fee testimony given so far has dealt wife whether there is a Montana need for fee project Students Flee African Center JJow-Jones Averages: Industrials 828.61 u 9.70; Trans. 167.77 u .90; Utilities 77.01 d .22; 4-Hr. Volume 12,430,000. LOCAL MARKET Winter wheat ordinary $2.88; 12, $3.28; 13, $3.63; 14, $3.75. Spring Wheat 13, $3.96; 14, $4.08; 15, $4.16. Barley $4.90. DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (AP) — The kidnaping of three American students and a Dutch girl is driving American stu-dents from a remote Tanzanian animal research center and may end a noted British anthropologist’s work there, at least temporarily. About 30 Stanford University students were working wife Dr. jane Goodall, fee British aiK feority on chimpanzees and baboons, at fee Combe animal reserve on fee Tanzanian side of Lake Tanganyika. Some of them were flown to Nairobi, fee capital of neighboring Kenya, Miile the others were reported coming to Oar es Salaam. 2 Groups To Hove Rest Stop DeMolay Boys and Rainbow Girls will operate a stand at the highway rest stop on Highway No. 2 near the junction with Highway 87 and will sell coffee and bookies on Memorial Day, May 26 from IO a.m. to 4 p.m. The refreshments will be a welcome diversion for tourists and travelers. Dr. Goodall, who is the wife of Tanzania’s national park director, was going to her home in Oar es Salaam. Emily Polis, 20, of Olympia, Wash., said in Nairobi feat the research center “will undoubtedly close for some time, at least to white people.” On Monday night, about 40 armed Africans landed on fee lake shore at fee reserve and took away Barbara Smuts, Ann Arbor, Mich.; Kenneth Smith, Garden Grove, Calif.; ‘Carrie Jane Hunter, Atherton, Calif., and Emilie Bergman of The Netherlands in their boats. It was believed they came from Zaire, on the west bank of the lake, and took their captives back there. Jim Baugh, 21, of San Marino, Calif., said he and Ann Pierce, a research assistant from Farmville, N.C., hid in fee darkness 20 feet from the intruders while they threatened to kill a Tanzanian ranger mw less he showed them where fee other whites were. “Cretus never said where we were,” said Baugh. “He was a very brave man. He saved our lives.” Miss Polis said she, too, “sat in fee dark in fee bush, listening tor footsteps.” between them. The casualty toll rose to more than 25 dead and 150 wounded. Residents in fee battle area on fee eastern outskirts of Beirut said special police forces feat tried to establish a buffer zone between fee warring factions Thursday night withdrew when they were caught in a crossfire. This morning they were reported observing the shooting but not participating. The Moslem palestinians and the Christian Phalangists baw tied for five days last month after a shooting at the dedication of a Christian church guarded by fee Phalangist militia. Two hundred persons were killed and more than 500 were wounded. The fighting this week was touched off by a clash Tuesday between some palestinians and police patrol The Phalangists charge feat t h e Palestinians endanger Lebanon by their guerrilla ojw elations against Israel from bases in southern Lebanon. The palestinians charge feat the Phalangists are trying to drive them out of fee country or Impose restrictions on guerrilla activity that would kill fee Palestine liberation movement The tension and periodic outbreaks of fighting have hurt Lebanon’s tourist trade and Beirut’s image as the stable financial center of the Arab world. Schools, banks and business establishments have been closed. Shopkeepers have struck in support of one or the otter faction. Postal service and transit trade at fee port have been disrupted since March. Some foreign companies have indicated they might have to leave Beirut mw less conditions improve. Elsewhere in the Middle East: The Cairo newspaper Al Abram reported feat Libya bas granted fee Soviet Union army, naval and air bases on Libyan territory in exchange for Soviet agreement to sell the Libyans $4 billion worth of tanks, missiles and other of fee “latest sophisticated arms in the Soviet arsenal” Because of fee very bad relations between Col Moammar Khadafy and President Anwar Sadat of Egypt, the big Soviet arms sale to Libya was certain to increase Egyptian displeasure wife fee Soviet Union. An Egyptian political magazine claimed in early May feat Khadafy is building a line of fortifications along the Libyan-Egyptian border as a preliminary to invading Egypt and uniting fee two countries by force. CHICAGO (AP)— Traffic accidents during fee long Memorial Day weekend will cause between 400 and 500 deaths and 18,000 to 24,000 disabling injuries, the National Safety Council estimates. The 78-hour holiday period begins at 6 p.m. local time today and lasts until midnight Monday. Ron Kuykendall, NSC traffic safety information specialist, said Thursday feat there were 392 fatalities during last year’s Memorial Day weekenl In 1973, before speed limits were lowered to 55 miles per hour on fee nation’s highways, there were 539 traffic fatalities during the holiday weekend. There were 18,000 disabling injuries last year and 25,200 in 1973, Kuykendall added. NSC estimates are based on previous statistics and current traffic trends. “We don’t try to overstate it, we try to hit it on fee mark,” Kuykendall said. He said holiday motorists would drive about 12.8 billion miles during the period. Traffic figures for fee first three months of 1975 showed a 5 per cent increase in fatalities over fee same period last year, tie said, but remained 21 per cent lower than for the first quarter of 1973. By J. D. HOLMES Associated Press Writer HELENA (AP) - A grand jury of IO women and nine men, fee first impaneled in the Capital City in nearly 26 years, has started its secrecy-cloaked investigation of past irregularities in Montana’s program of compensating job-injured work men. Atty. Gen. Robert L. Woodahl announced on Friday that ll jurors and eight alternates were sworn in by Dist Court Judge Gordon R. Bennett Thursday morning and officially began proceedings that afternoon. At a 45-minute news conference in the third-floor court room of fee Federal Building in Helena, Woodahl said names of the jurors, all from Lewis and Clark County, would not be made public. He said Bennett, as required by law, had appointed a fore-man for fee first grand jury to be convened in fee county since July 25, 1949. The jurors themselves will elect a secretary. Wife Woodahl at the prom- Pitcher Lefty Grove Dies of Heart Attack NORWALK, Ohio (AP) -Lefty Grove, the Hall of Fame pitcher who had a sizzling fastball and a trigger temper, is dead. He was 75. Robert Moses Grove died Thursday at his home. Cause of death was listed as a heart attack. Of his famous left arm, Grove once said. “the old boy Kist played out on me after 20 years, 17 in the big leagues.” In those 17 major league seasons with the Philadelphia Athletics and Boston Red Sox before he retired in 1941, Grove posted a 300-140 record for a fantastic .682 winning percentage, compiled a 3.06 earned run average and registered 2,-266 strikeouts. He won 20 games or more in a season eight times, won 31 against just four losses in 1931 when he equaled an American League record of 16 straight victories. teammates? Did I yell at Joe Cronin (Boston manager)? Yes sir. Guess I did. I was out there ised briefing were two of his tip special prosecutors — Dick Dzivi and Donald N. Eastman. They, along wife special prosecutor James A. Bascue, are expected to handle fee state’s presentations to fee jurors. Woodahl said fee decision to keep fee names of the jurors secret was made to protect them from pressures and iiw quiries. He asked for cooperation of the news media in not attempting to unearth juror names or to publicize names of persons seen entering or leaving the grand jury rooms. Memorial Services Are Set Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 497 and American Legion Post No. ll will observe Memorial Day, Monday, May 26 with short services to be conducted at the court house lawn veterans’ memorial beginning at ll a.m. The Rev. Calvin Fahrion, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church will give the invocation and prayers of the day. VFW adjutant Cortland Hilla will be in charge of the firing squad and American Legion Commander Robert Rice will to win. That'S the only way to commiu)d the color guard. play the game. Yes sir.’ The 6-foot-3 Grove, born in Lonaconing, Md., on March 6; 1900, began his pro career with Martinsburg of the Blue Ridge League in 1920 and the moved Members of both organizations will meet at the Vets Club at 10:30 a.rn. and march to the memorial area. All available members are *    I.*    n    ^ii    reminded    that    graveside flags speed, he said, “If I UP t(^he !|m^e    will    be    placed    Sunday night and the detail is to meet and pick Of his ever hit a guy on the head with a fastball, he’d be through. Of course, I was just a little wild. That made the hitters stay loose.” As for his temper, Grove said, “Did I get sore at my up flags at the Vets Club at 6:30 p. rn. that day. Indian Ed Panel Conducts Meeting The Havre Public Schools In- assistance to finance the Pow-dian Education Committee held Wow scheduled for May 24, 25 a special meeting on We<taes- and 26. Mrs. Bacon assured the day and committee members committee that students would be Warren Matte, Bruce Meyers, involved at all levels in the pro-Sharon Grant, Vida England, gram and Mr. Parsley stated that Madeline Billy, Cathy Cichosz, his office would approve the Gilbert Parker, Joe Yellow committee's supporting this ac-Robe, and Glorraine Cichosz tivity. The committee voted to were present.    approve granting support to this The primary purpose of the program, meeting was to meet with Bob The committee discussed pos-Parsley, Indian Education Sup- sible use of some funds re- of the International League after just part of a season. He then spent four years with Baltimore before joining Phia-delphia in 1925, where he remained for nine top seasons. Grove was found slumped Bulletla prplred ^ (be Na. over a chair by his daughter-in- weather Service office at law, Mrs. Robert Grove, with The Weather ervisor in the office of fee State Superintendent of Public Instigation. Parsley explained that fund- maining in this year’s budget wife Parsley, and he encouraged them to consider summer tutorial and recreational activi- ing for next year was uncertain ties for Indian students. Bruce at this time, but local com- Meyers, Madeline Billy, Blor-mittees should plan programs raine Cichosz and Warren Mat-based on about the same amount te agreed to meet with Dr. Ray of money that was received this Peck, local assistant superinyear. He emphasized that all tendent of schools, on Tuesday, Johnson-O'Malley programs May 27 at 4:00 p.m. for the pur-must be based on fee needs of pose of developing new program Indian students in school Pars- proposals, ley also discussed the com- The committee discussed var-mittee’s Interest in developing ious items wife the two com-a program relative to child abuse mittee members from Rocky and neglect and suggested some Boy and Stan Jamruszka, Rocky sources of assistance.    Boy Indian Education Specialist, Frank Bacon, president of the relative to program development Northern Montana College In- feat would involve pupils attend-dlan Club, presented a request log school in Havre who reside to the committee for funding on the Rocky Boy Reservation. whom he lived, and she summoned police. Mrs. Grove, an invalid, said she became suspicious when Grove didn’t visit her in her room as was his practice in the late afternoon. Besides his daughter-in-law, Grove is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Edward Monett of Funkstown, Md., a brother, Dewey, of Lanaconing; two sisters, Mrs. Mary Conners of Ambridge, Pa., and Mrs. Bessie Peterson of Dunbar, W.Va.; a granddaughter; three great-granddaughters and several nieces and nephews. His son, Robert Grove, died in 1972. The body will taken to Lonaconing early Sunday and burial will be held in Frostburg, Md., Monday. Scouters Schedule Cleanup Boy Scout, Cub Scout and Girl Scout units will conduct a citywide cleanup Saturday, May 24. The groins will meet at 9 a.m. at fee Girl Scout House and each unit will be assigned a certain area and be responsible for their assignment in picking up litter and hauling it to the dump. Havre, May 23, 1975. Maximum yesterday 65. Minimum last night 46. Temperature at 1:00 p. rn. today 62. Sunrise tomorrow 5:28 a. rn. Sunset today 9:02 p. rn. HAVRE FORECAST Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers tonight. Increasing cloudiness with scattered showers on Saturday. Windy at times. Low tonight near 40; high tomorrow 60. Chance of precipitation 20% tonight and 40% tomorrow. High last year this date was 68 and low was 24, with a trace of rain. MONTANA FORECASTS Partly cloudy with scattered showers, mostly mountains, today; windy along eastern slopes; scattered showers, windy and cooler Saturday; highs today 60 to 70; lows tonight 35 to 45; highs Saturday 50s west, 60s east. West of the Divide • Mostly cloudy with scattered showers through Saturday; windy at times Saturday; highs both days 50s; lows tonight 35 to 45. On Record DEATH Vernon L. Hill, 86, Kremlin, on May 23, in a local hospital unit ;