Columbus Telegram, September 25, 1973

Columbus Telegram

September 25, 1973

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Columbus Telegram, The (Newspaper) - September 25, 1973, Columbus, Nebraska "Let us recolltct Ilia) peace or WAI- will not always bo to our opllon; that however riodorato or unambitious wo may bo, wo cannot count upon Ilio modera- tion, or hopo to extinguish the ambition of others." Hamilton NUMBKK 224 NINEir-rOURITl YEAIJ THE Mumuor Associated Press TELEGRAM WEATHER OUTLOOK Becoming cloudy orid cooler Into Tuoitlny night wllh o dmtKo of rain. Lows from 45 1o 50. Cloudy nnd cooler Wcttncs- day a ch.ince of rain. Might from 62 to COLUMBUS, NEBRASKA, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 19X3 28 f'.igos loday dully except Sundiyi Hiw Ycar'l Day. Woimrlnl my, Dav. Liter Djy, Tlurkmhlm nixj Clirlilnm I Of. Single COpy Columbus United Fur drive 'starts with Three are killed n Lincoln plane crash Tnc Columbus United Fluid Drive began this morning with a "Kick-OIT Coffee" nl Ihe Columbus Savings Loan Building. Colonels, collectors, drive chairmen, ami United Fund directors were present to hear Drive Chairman Jerry Kneifol present Ihc challenge of the for the current drive. Ho indicated that this is the largest goal ever set for the Columbus community. A review of tlie agcir-i-s participating in the United Fund indicated one new agency, and the deletion of one from Ihe previous year. The Big Urolhcrs organization is Ihe new participant. Jerry Micck was on hand to explain the Big Brother purpose and the need for this service in Columbus. The "Dig Brothers" have Ijceii allocated Further review of Ihc budget indicated the Boy Scouts' would receive or an increase o[ The Girl Scouts will receive an mere-use of The Family Y will receive same as in the previous budget year. Organizations receiving tlie same amount in Ihe 1974 iMidget arc USO P'I'A Health Fund Mid-East Mental Health 'Clinic Medical Research and Social Outreach Service Receiving increases in Ihe 1974 allocations were Arthritis Foundation Increase Salvaiion Army Increase American Red Cross Increase Platte County ARC Increase Tlie only reduction in allocation was to the Ministerial Association. The 1974 allocation will be or a reduction of from 1973. Some duplication in the area of local transcient aid between the Salvation Army and I h c Ministerial Association has made this reduction possible. Tlie overall goal of represents an increase of G.5 per cent over the 1973 goal. Assistant United Fund Drive Chairmen .ire Mrs. Clyde (Eunice) Simpson and Fred Chiltonden. Colonels arc Ken Smith, Don Dworak, Tony Nielsen, Jerry Jilck, and Rich Acrni. Captains are li a r I GilsdoiT, Jim firegorius, Marvin Rinkol, William Gregorius, Sam Kcheidegger, Bill Neater, Orvilie Sliiglcy, Noycs W. Rogers Gary Bock, Larry Brenner, James M. Bator, Robert Kline, Neil Jensen, M.D. Christiansen, Bud Arment, Bob Drozd, Mike Pl.o1o by Dick GET TO WORK, NOWI Assistant United Fund drive chair- man Mrs. Clyde Simpson this morning handed packets and good wishes to workers Mrs. Jesse Mercer and Mrs. Floyd Campbell. Tficy were among some 80 United Fund officers and workers meeting this morning for a 1973 campaign kickoff coffee. Evans, Leonard iMarlin, Del Hcroul, Rueschhoff, Joe Grnlzcl, Larry Roy, Dave Ilollbrrchl, Larry Lindquist, Mrs. Dun Dworak, Mrs. W.M. Ferguson, Mrs. Hobt. Walgrcn, Mrs. Joe Meier, Mrs. Claude O'Connor, Mrs. John Neater, Mrs. Ernst, and Mrs. Warren Rood. Collectors arc E 1 i z a b e t li Frcsc, Barbara Picliler, Harry Blahak, Dale Leffers, Bill Putnam, Joy Tooley, ,1 o h n Urish, Maxine Kolm, Micki Sayers, Jim Gregorius, Carolyn Meints, Marilyn Shemek, Inna Romanek, Wayne Johnson, By Waller, Virgenc Leimcis, Walter Grogorius, William Gregorius, Gary Jones, Melva Knnzehnan, Val Milbouni, Scott Nelson, Jerry Frieze, Charles Rogers, Knole Keefauve'r, Jerry Engdahl, Siiirley Nye, Jerry Morris, Jack Holmquisl, Clmck Sindelar, Neil Kuhhnan, Gordon Speck, Jeff Schneider, Jim tagcnzii, Dave Ernst, Simpson, 13ill Froman, Rick Kubler, Tom Romanek, J.P. Bruce Weber, Chuck Gonka, Krancis flancy, Dennis Ward, At LaVenturc, Jerry Micck, Liunir Krcpcl, (lone Jones, Shirley Nagengasl, Don Clelaml, Sylvia Dubas Robert Dick, Larry Riddelc, Rod Lucdcrs, Carol S y s 1 o Jackie Mason, Mary Norton, ,lan Molczyk, Elaine Porter, Boyle reported in critical condition WASHINGTON (AP) For- mer United Mine Workers President W. A. "Tony" Boyle was in a coma today ami listed in critical condition at a Wash- ington hospital after suffering a possible stroke. NURSES GRAND ISLAND, proposal for mandato- ry continuing education fnr nurses who wish to renew li- censes was introduced Tuesday before the House of Delegates of the Nebraska Nurses Associ- ation. FOR "FAST ACTION" TELEGRAM WANT ADS DIAL 564-2741 Uoylc, who faces murder charges in the lOliD New Years' Eve slaying of union insurgent Joseph A. "Jock" Yablonski, his wife ami daughter, bad not gained consciousness since being admitted In Ihe hospital and was reported to be "ex- tremely unstable." At a.m. EDT a hospital spokesman said lloylc was "in a very, very critical condition." Nixon-Agnew hold meeting today WASHINGTON (AP) ['res- ident Nixon and Vice President Spin) T. AIJIICVV Iield a lengthy meeting Tuesday morning after Nixon received a Justice De- partment assessment of ils in- vestigation of the vice presi- dent. LINCOLN, Neb. persons were killed Tuesday when a jet from Atlanta, Ga., crashed in fog, moments after taking off from Lincoln Municipal Airport. One victim was tentatively identified as Gene Jiurke, At- lanta, pilot. Others killed were David N. Williams, 20, chief pilot for Duncan Aviation, Inc., and an- other Duncan employe, Scott Ilazcllinc, 23, Klkhorn, Neb. The eight-passenger jet was owned by Planes, Inc., of At- lanta and was in Lincoln for pi- lot-qualification and training, according to Robert Duncan of Duncan Aviation, which lias a facility at the field. Duncan said one of two At- lanta pilots who accompanied the plane to Lincoln had flown to Denver Monday on a Federal Aviation Administration quali- fication flight. Tuesday's flight was bound for Omaha. Duncan said the cause of the was not immediately de- termined. Capt. Glenn Allen of the sher- iff's office said Ihe plane was demolished in the crash and no Patricia Kaasch, John Peck, Jack Cronin, Barry Beldin, Jim Brand, lloudesheldf, Al Siglcr, Joe Rousli, Benny Thiclen, Dave Wallick, Bob Powers, Mel Wiese, I r v Sterner, Curt Stade, Joe Woverka, Jay Kreft, Dennis Schroedcr, Doug Sutton, Vcrn Haiar, Don Wolters, Don Alteon, Don Cutshall, Jim Hansen, Jon Weil, Gary Carruth, Mike Masek, Dennis Gehring, Bob Slusarski, Mrs. Kred Koerwitzl Mrs. Robt. Olson, Mrs. Jim Dager, Mrs. Tom Kumpf, Mrs. Lyle Ernst, Mrs. .'Robt. MacFarland, Mrs. Robert Markham, Mrs. Mac Hull, Mrs. Gerald Mancuso, Mrs. E.N. Heiser, Mrs. Noyes Rogers, Mrs. Robt. Gangel, Mrs. Wm. Venable, Mrs. Jesse Mercer, Mrs. Floyd Campbell, Mrs. Mark Sipple, Mrs. Wm. Simpson, Mrs. Joe Kralky, Mrs. Emerson Ellcr, Mrs. Ira Gales, Mrs. Ed Cecil, Mrs. Robt. Shively, Mrs. Geo. Rambour III, Mrs. Phil Hockenbergcr, Jr., Mrs. Frank Knskii, .Mrs. Vcm Deyke, Mrs. Gordon Spcehl, Mrs. Art Roth, Mrs. Herb Bivcns, Mrs. Tony Nielsen, Mrs. Dave Senflen, Mrs. James Ernst, Mrs. Don Cutshall, Mrs. Jerry Roth, Mrs. Larry Grubaugh, Airs. EmanucI Cimpl, Mrs. Ivan Schaecher, Mrs. William Redraw, Mrs. Robert Snow, Mrs. Don Eisele. Outline plan to attract tourists SCOTTSBUW, Neb. A proposal for attracting tour- ists from the Black Hills to western Nebraska was outlined by members of the Nebraska Department of Economic De- velopment -here Monday. lion Merlcns, director of the department's tourism division, discussed a proposal to use the centennial next summer as the focal point lo draw travelers to western Nebraska attractions iiiul encourage them to travel to oilier parts of (he slate. Tlie program would be sim- ilar to one used by North Da- kola which Merlon said was successful in that stale. The theme of Ihe program would show that I'T. Robinson played an important part in fne history of South Dakota and Ihe old west. HALSEY SEWAGE LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Gov. .1. James Exon said Tuesday Ilial the federal government has a sewage Ircalmenl facility lor llalscy. Area youths merit honors in Ak-Sar-Ben stock show Residents of Ihe Columbus area captured many purple and blue awards at Ihc Ak-Sar-llcu livestock Kl.nw I) c i u g cnnduclud in Omaha. Ivy Makcnliiis of Columbus earned a blue for SlKiillioin senior heifer calf. Other blue winners in beef a t eg or i c s included Itandy Hullinger, Stromsbnrg, for Angus late junior yearling lioef breeding heifer; Tony Hullingrr of Slromsbiirg, Cini Mueller of Ilichland ami Dawn Muchlloh of Hogers for crossbred market he.ifers; Tony Hullinger, SI romsnurg, Ken K o p c c k y Lindsay nnd .laconic Maca, llogcrs, for crossbred market slecrs; ami Mark Koscnqukst, Stromsbuin, for Hereford market steer. Sun Sindclai of [I o we 11 s merilcd several linnnr.s in swine eornpdiliim al Ilii1 s li o w includini! a siNlh-plniv finish in hog Sue caplurcd purple lib- IJIMIS fur Hampshire market gilts, and ,'inntlicr pair of purples fur rrossbrcds. Id-Vim CarlMin "I Osmila kul a purplr crossbred gill and took n bliii- fnr crossbred harrow, a n il Herald Mnt'iinini; of Ilimclls carnal a blue for Hampshire market barrnw. In shcon competition, U.nle Viibnril (if Columbus received Iliree bines for market Iambs, livo for cross hrrtts ar.d one Dorset. Other area residents earning blues on markcl Ininbs included Cannon of Silver Creek and Maxino Marxscn of Hogors. Ricky llellbnsch of Humphrey earned a purple and a blue for rcgislered cows in Ihe Mnmn Swiss category of I hi1 dairy division. Uicky alsn had a him- ribbon iiinior dairy lu'rd. In H u I s I c i n competition. Valoria Sclirncder of (Inlumlnri bines fin- senior survivors were reported. The crash occurred Hi of a mile north of the airport as Ihc pliine look off on a flight lo Omaha. The crash was suspected after (he crafl was lost lo radar moments after lakeoff, Ihe Fed- eral Aviation Administration said. The crash occurred in a green sorghum field between U.K. highway 31 and Hie air- port. Wreckage was scattered over a wide area. Authorities cordoned off the area lo keap. sightseers away from Ihe crash sile. Williams hnd been Duncan's chief pilot for Ibrec years. He was a native of Lincoln nnd al one time flew for Ihe former Condor Airlines of North Plaltc. Hazciline had been employed by Duncan for about a month. The plane crashed south of a railroad track, bounced over an embankment, and slid through Ihe milo field, finally coming to rest about a 'A mile from (tie of impact. The three men were found in Ihe wreckage. National roundup GLENEDEN BEACH, Ore. (AP) Inferior Secretary Ro- gers C. B. Morton says he is urging President Nixon to ra- tion heating oil this winter, but even if he docs "there are go- ing to be people who are going to be cold." Mor'on was joined in his call for the rationing of heating oil by John A. Love, Nixon's special energy adviser. They appeared before Ihe West- ern Governors Conference. DENVER (AP) The only girl among the five surviving Slanek sexluplets had her hair shampooed and is preparing to join two of her brothers in dia- pers, doctors said. Four of the five 9-day-pld babies are in good condition, and doctors be- lieve all five are "put of the woods" as far as Iheir health is concerned. Their mother, Edna Slanek, is about to go home from the hospital. DETROIT (AP) The United Auto Workers says it will try to secure tighter limits on mandatory overtime at Ford Motor Co. after winning a com- promise on Ihe issue at Chrys- ler Corp. The union announced tlie negotiating strategy as 500 union members returned to work at Chrysler following a nine-day work stoppage. After l''ord, union must negotiate u contract with General Mo- tors. MENU) PARK, Calif. (AP) The Menlo Park Police De- partment wears blazers and is as involved in social work as it is in cop work. Tlie SG-member department was liberalized in 19IJ8 after Chief Victor I. Ci- zanekos studied federal reports on urban riots. They would pre- fer to talk rather than arrest and often refer offenders to counselors rather than jail. Hunt suspects one of own men of betrayal calf and registered junior .Visiting heifer. Additional blue winners included S h a i o n Wendell, darks, senior heifer calf; Tim limber, Clnrk- sou, and Greg thinquisl, Clarks, fur grade junior yearling heifer. Hallo Counly won a innncrnp purple award (or dairy hcrdsinansliip and a blue for href hiccding heifer berdsman- sliiji. Cerlfax, Mcrrick and Pulk Counties merited blues in dairy lirrdsmansriip. Ench county exhibiting nl Ak- Sar-Bcn' is rated on herdsniamJiip, which Involves keoping quarters ns orderly nnd neat ns possible. In judging include ke c p i n g animals clean al all limes with apparent, alleyways dcMiily maintained, and proper ci.urlesy and conduct shown by rxhiliiUTs at all limes and WASHINGTON (AP) Wa- tergate wiretapper K. Howard Hunt testified loday thai he suspects one of his own men betrayed Hie bugging operation lo police. Some members of Ihe Senate Watergate committee received Hunt's double-agent theory with skepticism, but Sen. Howard 11. Baker Jr., R-Tenn., vice chair- man, said he would not rule it out as a possibility. "I suspect we may hear more about that as limes goes Baker said. Hunt said he suspected Alfred C. Baldwin III, who monitored Pardon board to consider Fugate's bid for release LINCOLN, Neb. Nebraska Pardon Board voted 2-1 Tuesday to consider Caril Ann K'.igsic's bid for release from Ihe York Women's Refor- matory. Gov. J. J. Exon and Secre- tary of Stale Allen Becrmann voted lo consider Ihc appli- cation at a hearing Oct. 30. The dissenting member of Ihc board was Ally. Gen. Clarence A. II. Meyer. Miss Fugate is serving a life sentence in connection with Ihc ISlSft killing spree by boyfriend Charles Starkweather in which II were killed. .Slarkweallicr was executed tur his role in Ihc murdor.s. Rules counties can't make charitable contributions LINCOLN. Neb. (AP) Ally. Gen. Clarence A. II. Mov- er said Tuesday that counties cimnot make charitable conlri- hulionr.. In an opinion requested by John G. Tomck, Butler Counly attorney, Meyer said that coun- ties have only the powers ex- pressly given lr> them by the legislature or implied powers llinl are necessary lo carry onl the duties necessary under the expressed powers. Meyer said tlie legislature had not given counties power In make, charitable contributions. Ihe Watergate bug at Demo- cratic national headquarters and who later testified against his fellow wiretappers, was a double agent. Sen. Sam J. Ervin Jr., D- N.C., said, "You donT know that Mr. Baldwin was wlial we call a double agent. You just draw some surmise and infer- ence lo tbat-cffecl, rtnii'l "Yes Hunt told the com- mittee chairman. Hunt said he suspects Bald- win because of ins actions on the nighl of the Watergate ar- rests. Baldwin, a former FBI agent, never was charged in the case. Baldwin's lawyer, Robert Mirlo, said today in West Haven, Conn., that Hunt's sus- picions arc "ridiculous and completely untrue." Tialdwin himself was not im- mediately available for com- ment. List real estate in county exempt from paying taxes A legal publication in today's Columbus Telegram lists close to 100 parcels of real estate in Platle County (hat have been exempted from paying (axes in whole or in part for 1073. The Platle Counly Board of Supervisors, incclinij in May as ibe Jioaid of considered each request and liranlcri exempt ion or purlin! Tlie exempt prnprrlii's arc being used for educational. rehi'Jiins, charitable, cemetery or puriNises. This list docs not include automobiles or olhcr personal property lhal might be exempt fur similar purposes. Record New accidents reported _ 3 Total to dale......_8JO Last year ........674 128 Deaths I Fire colls lo 78 Last 79 Days without call 8 Ambulnnec calls -154 Last year '173 WASHINGTON (AP) Gaso- line prices probably will in- crease this week and postal rales may soon follow, bill there is growing evidence lliu country's high inlcrcst 'rales may be aboul lo slart down. leading lo this speculation on interest rates was a decline Monday of more than a full percentage point in the interest of U.S. Treasury bills, which have been favored by many in- vestors in recent months be- cause, of their high yields. Edward M. Hoob, an assist- ant -secretary of the Treasury, allribulccl Ihe decline to a fcc-1- ing that the Federal Reserve Board may be easing tlie tight credit policy it lias followed since early this year in an at- lempl to control inflation. If federal credit policy is eas- ing, it would result in lower in- terest rates on virtually all kinds of loans, ranging from tome morlgages, to consumer loans, to bank loans for big business. In other economic develop- ments Monday: Cost of Living Council said it would make every effort lo meet a requcsl from Presi- dent Nixon that it allow gaso- line prices lo increase this week instead of nexl, as Ihe council originally had proposed. Council sources indicated the retail price of gasoline would allowed to increase by one or Iwo cents per gallon to re- flect higher wholesale costs. Gen. E. T. Klassen proposed a two-cent in- crease in the cost of ainnail and first class postage, mean- ing an airmail slamp would in- crease from 11 cents lo 13 ccnls and a first-class slamp from eight cents to 10 cents. "The cost-price squecx.e has affecled us as much as il lias affected the rest of tlie econo- my Taxpayers are going to have -to pay tlie price." Klassen said. Congress would have lo approve Ihe increases, which would also apply lo other classes of mail. --The head of the Office of Revenue Sharing said that rev- enue-sharing payments to slates and local governments are helping to ease Ihe proper- ty tax burden in many parts of the country. Director' Graham W. Walt also said that more Ilian half of recent revenue-sharing pay- ments are being spent for oper- ating and maintenance ex- penses. The Federal Reserve Board declined to say whether it has decided lo relax its light credit policy. commented, "It's not my province to speculate (or the public what's going on. Hut the point is of (his kind of feeling that as far as its ef- fect on the markcl, it's true." Today's Index Markets ........Page 2 Horoscope ........Page 2 Women's News Page 6 Editorial Page 8 Comics .Page 12 Entertainment .Page 13 Sports Pages 16, 17 Classified Pages 17, 18, 19 Ttw Treasury Department an- nounced that the inter- est rale on ils regular weekly issue of 13-wcuk bills declined lo 7.331 per ccnl Monday, down from 8.7SG per cent a week ear- lier, it was Ihc lowest since Juno Treasury bills, which arc Mild in minimum denominations of are bought by banks and other institutions and also by individual investors. The announcement that Pres- ident Nixon wanted the Cost of Living Council lo increase gaso- line prices came as sonic serv- ice stations closed down lo pro- test the administration's gnsu- line price ceilings. A White House spokesman .said Ihc council ;1 ready had de- cided to increase gasoline prices by Oct. 2. but the Presi- dent wanted to "gel a decision out this Astronauts prepare for late afternoon splashdown SPACE CENTER, llouslmi 2's astronauts boarded their Apollo ferry ship today and prepared to fly home from man's longest space ad- venture. Because of leaks in two of four steering engines, they'll guide their Apollo with a new and tricky firing leclmiquc as they bead for a late afternoon splashdown. Alan L. Bean, Owen K. Gar- riott and Jack R. Lousma are returning from a jour- ney during which they (raveled more, than 24 million miles and gathered a wealth of scientific data about the earth, sun and man himself. The astronauts spent most of Ihe morning closing up the lab- oratory, setting it up for a visit from the Skvlab 3 crew starting Nov. 11 WEATHER OUTLOOK Then all Ilirce slipped through a connecting tunnel into the. Apollo, linked to one end of (tie tiousc-siw Skylab slalion. They closed off the tim- ncl hatch and carefully checked Ihc systems of tticir ferry ship. Mission Control read them Ihc procedures to follow so they would avoid Hurricane Irah on the remote chance they over- shoot their landing target off the California coast. Iran is churning off .the Mexican coast about 500 miles south of the splashdown zone. Bean asked what the sea con- ditions weio in the planned landing area. When lold the; waves were only five feet, ho said "not bad." The control center also re- ported good visibility in Ihe area, with winds of 10 miles an hour and scattered clouds. It's a beautiful day but rain back in forecast 71 at 1 p.m. 46 low this morning 67 high Monday 58 high year ago 53 low year ago Sunrise Wednesday Sunset Wednesday .21 rain By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS It was a rather pleasant ear- ly autumn Tuesday morning across Ihe state with tempera- lures mostly in the upper -IDs and into Ihe 50s. The only significant remnants of that cold front that passed through most of Ihe state Mon- day was some cloudiness in Ihe southeastern portion of the state. Some early morning fog also made its presence fell in the southeast, making driving a bit more difficult than usual. The fog and clmuls in Ihc southeast were to hum off by noon, leaving sunny skies and temperatures in the mid 70s. Hul. a new disturbance, be- ginning to form in the Texas Panhandle area, will bu spread- ing clouds and cooler tempera- tures across Ihe slalc Tuesday afternoon and night, with a chaiiiv of rain Tuesday night and WidncMlav. The clouds in the west are expected to keep Tuesday's highs in the Nebraska Pan- handle area in the mid 60s, and it could be raining there by late this Tuesday afternoon. increasing cloudiness from tlie west Tuesday night with a chance of rain spreading east- ward over Ihe slate by Wednes- day morning. Cnnler in the cast with lows Tuesday night mostly in tlie -10s. Cooler in the central and eastern sections of the stale Wednesday with highs in I He liOs. Council Bluffs voters to polls COUNCIL IlLUFI'S, Iowa in the Lewis Cen- tral School District near Coun- cil Mluffs wore voting Tuesday on bonds to build a million schuol. Snpl. Kraii's that if Iwinds are approved. :w room high school will lit- con- structed. Currently sonic uf Ihn schools' classes arc ln-ld in a church and SUNK: in units. THE WINNERS Judges report a tough job picking those eight winners from among the 360 entrants in the United Fund poster contest. Columbus ArcaMrlisIs Club judged the post- ers, submitted by children in grade schools of the Columbus, Lutheran and Catholic parochial systems. r mil n G.iry HarEoicss, ohovc, announces awards to: front row, winners of the 5th sixlli division, Susan Svoliodn, sixth-grader