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Fond Du Lac Reporter (Newspaper) - October 19, 1974, Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin Home from the wars Pallbearers carry one of the two caskets vanished in a New Guinea jungle on May 7, containing the remains of 10 bomber crew- 1944 while flying their B24 bomber were laid men following funeral services for them at to rest in Arlington National Cemetery. Ft. Myer Chapel Friday. The crewmen who (AP Wirephoto) WASHINGTON (AP) More than 30 years after they died on a World War II bombing mis- sion, 10 crewmen have been miied in Arlington National Cemetery. Protestant, Roman Catholic and Jewish chaplains prayed :ogether Friday for the men whose B24 bomber vanished into the New Guinea jungle on May 7, 1944. THOSE TRAVELING teach- ers, Marguerite Kneip, Kay Capicik, Louise Haack and Margaret Baker, got to the Orient this summer and visited the 1964 Goodrich AFS student, Panadda Chutimatavin, i n Bangkok the tiny Siamese girl, recently married1 to pharmacist, sent home gifts (classic <ioll heads) for Zirian Blish and Imogene Christensen, who befriended her in student days Panadda resided with the Fred Stroebel family while here the tourists also felt a light earthquake while in Tokyo, they report the saying, "Go west, young man, was originated by John' B. Soule in an article in the Terre Haute, Ind., Express in 1851 the quotation received national popularity through an editorial by Horace Greeley in the New York Tribune some years later Pastor Richard H. Englund of Church of Our Savior, a rabid Nebraska football fan, came within a step of going before his congregation on a recent Sunday with a "Bucky Badger" his robe there's a culprit and UW fan hi that congregation somewhere. "I love Xenia. I always have but until the tornado (of last April) I didn't appreciate how much I loved this town and Its people" Jack Jordan, editor of Xenia, Ohio, Gazette. OUR WASHINGTON pipeline relates that a capital street near the White House is torn up and covered by boards "just like the early plank road from Sheboygan to Fond du Lac'' Mrs. Victor Maas, 40 E. 9th St., wants readers to know that kind-hearted residents of Cape Coral, Fla., are raising funds to help a blind puppy regain his sight sends along a she also copy of a patriotic recording entitled "The Flag Speaks" Dr. James Hendrick of Waupun reeled in a 47-inch, 24-pound musky from Big Arbor Vitae Lake near Woodruff .Leah Manning and Loretta Sylke of Princeton are menVbers of the Rural Rembrandts'art club among interested visitors to the Reporter editorial department week were Linda Evans Wondra, Mark Schrage starwwski and John st- Mass burial rite held for World War II victims "These 10 men lived and dice together and we pray that thei souls have been bound up to said Lt. Col. Simeon Kobrinetz, the Jewish chaplain A few surviving mothers fathers, several sisters an< brothers and some nieces an< nephews too young to hav< known the World War II deac gathered for the joint funeral service. t Economy stays stable in Fond du Lac district By STEVE SANDBERG (Reporter Staff Writer) The economy of the Fond du Lac area remained stable during August, according to Daniel W. Raaf and Keith E. Voelker of the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Economics Department and co-editors of Area Economic Indicators. "Despite some possible weak the economists reported, "the Fond du Lac economy remained relatively stable during August. "Although employment data for the month is unavailable, reports of layoffc by several firms could indicate rising levels of unemployment and possible declines in employ- Raat and Voelker stated. The economists noted that average weekly earnings in manufacturing rose probably due to increases in hourly wage rates by several area firms. The reports stated that commercial and industrial power use remained at the same level as August 1973; and although bank debits dropped slightly during the month, they were still well above the same month last year. "The number of new resi- dential building permits for the first eight months of the year was lower than for the same period of Raaf and Voelker reported. "This reflects primarily the general decline in construction which has occured1 in the country as a whole." The economists also reported that postal receipts during August were higher than during August 1973, and that large store retail sales recorded a seasonal increase. Based on the monthly average for 1971 as equalling 100 points, the economic indicators for the Fond du Lac area, with the first figure being for August of this year, the second for July of this year and the third for August 1973, are as follows: Average weekly earnings in manufacturing, 129, 121 and 122.4; commercial and indus- trial power use, 120.9, 122.6 and 113.4; large store retail sales, 144.2, 116.4 and 137.6; postal receipts, 108.7, 106.1 and 101.1; and bank debits, 203.1, 198.9 and 135.7. According to Raaf and Voelker, total employment, m anufacturing employment and the unemployment rate were not available for the August report because the figures are only reported on an every-other-month basis. FondduLac Reporter 16 Pages Fond du Lac, Wis., Saturday, Oct. 15 Cents Weather Variable cloudiness southwest, mostly cloudy, chance of snow flurries north and east today and tonight. Continued cold. Highs today from the upper 30s north to the low 59s southwest. Lows tonight hi the upper 20s to mid 30s. Variable cloudiness and a little wanner Sunday. Highs hi 40s north and 50s south. Max. Oct. 18, 1974 ........38 Oct. 18, 1973 ........50 4 p.m. 6 p.m. 8 p.m. 10 p.m. ..34 ..33 ..33 ..33 ..33 33 4 a.m. 6 a.m. 8 a.m. 10 a.m. Noon Min. 33 39 ...35 ...35 ...33 ...36 38 Midnight 2 a.m. Precipitation .03 Inch snow and rain Suqset today p.m. Sunrise Sunday a.m. Rockefeller to pay huge back taxes WASHINGTON President-designate Rockefeller has gift taxes, Rockefeller's tihe result of ai nue Service more than troversy In recent we ler's chances hi aged by gave nearly to present and J (AP) that his brother no Immediate comment ate Nelson a campaign key lawmakers. disclosed Arthur J. Goldberg, the governor's 1970 election made his disclosure Friday night in a letter y an Sen. Howard W. Cannon, D- ral income President Fond made and Rep. Peter W. Ro- igure Hoely swing through Jr., D-N.J., chairmen ol !1 milion today, his press Senate Rules and House Ron Nessen, issued committees that asre disclosure House statement the Rockefeller Internal "stil has complete audit Vice former New York gover- milion in is scheduled to resume tes- ed an said Ford srtdl before the Senate panel e growing will be Nov. 13. The House com- mding the said he believed, has yet to schedule governor's not confirm, that and there are grow- and Ford talked by indications Congress wll be eete, late Friday about the to act on the Rockefeller avie been dam-ations that until at least nexfl million to Congress in recess former the Nov. 5 elections, aide said RockefeHei Government wants calves sent to Honduras as criticism mounts (By the Associated Pren) The White House has told the Agriculture Department to see that the meat of Wiscon- sin calves is sent to the victims of Hurricane Fifi in Honduras, rather than to allow the farm- ers to kill and bury the cattle in protest over low prices. Agriculture officials said Fri- day that the White House or- dered the department to assist the farmers who want to donate the meat. A spokesman for the Agency for International Devel- opment said the agency would handle shipment. Last Tuesday, members of the National Farm Organ- ization slaughtered and feuried 658 calves in south-central Wis- consin in a price protest dem- onstration. The action has been criticized by cattlemen's groups. "Responsible beef cattlemen are taking action today to sus- tain the cattle industry, not kill said Charlie T. Lee, presi- dent of the New Mexico Cattle Growers Association. He said calf-killing farmers are giving the cattle industry a bad name and criticized the "group of people who have relied on the federal govern- ment to wipe their noses and keep their houses in order." Harold B. Steele, president of the Illinois Farm Bureau, said, "As a livestock farmer myself, I cannot accept such a heart- less means of calling attention to the current financial crisis faced by livestock producers in this country." The board of directors of the American National Cattlemen's Association said positive steps should be taken to help correct the supply situation and the cost-price imbalance. "We recognize the right of producers to dispose of their own said association president Gordon Van Vleck. "However, we deplore the kill- ing of cattle as a dramatization of the current crisis in the cattle industry." A Brazilian newspaper called the Wisconsin slaughter uncivi- lized. "There could foe no better il- lustration to demonstrate how man can at times lose the ve- neer of his rationality to reveal the brute matter he carries just below his 0 Globo wrote. Jim Runde, treasurer of the Wisconsin NFO and the man who organized the plan to do- nate calves to Honduras rather than kill and bury them, said Friday: "Let's set the record straight. Over half of those farmers at Curtiss had! tears in their eyes while they were killing those calves. It's a shame when you take inventory at the end of the year and find cattle are worth less than they were the year before." Free press gets Ford's tribute ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) Campaigning in the Carolinas and Kentucky for Republican candidates who can "cut the President Ford took a breather from politics here today to pay tribute to the na- tion's free press. Ford's only nonpolitical ap- pearance of a six-stop tour was to dedicate the 22-month-old headquarters of the Anderson Independent and The Daily Mail. In his prepared text, Ford said: "It is not the func- tion of the press to propagan- dize for any party, any presi- dent, or any section of the pub- lic. You call things as you see them." Differing "with those who ca- tagorize the journalist as a dif- Concern told on job edict MILWAUKEE (AP) The head of the Milwaukee fire- fighters' union says he is skep- tical about a city-federal agree- ment to hire more women and minority group firemen. "I'm not opposed to anyone becoming a member of the Fire Department as long as stand- ante are not said Jo- seph Rudytis, president of Lo- cal 215, Milwaukee Fire Fight- ers Association. "Once you start towering standards you are going to have problems' in this city." Under the plan, 40 per cent of the Fire Department's appoint- ments from new applicants must be either women or mi- nority group members. Rudytis said he believes the compromise, issued in a decree by U.S. District Judge John Reynolds week after (he Justice, Department filed a complaint, reverse discrimination. The ultimate goal of the agreement is to have 14 per cent of the department person- nel mwontief. ferent kind of he said he looks upon each one as an individual and said, "al- though I have had a lot of ad- versaries in my political life, I have no list of enemies. -Nor will I ever have." Ford said he naturally did not enjoy being the press but criticized asserted, by would be even more concerned if the press were not free to criticize.' Ford said he would try to continue the pleasant relation- ship with the press that he en- joyed as vice president and throughout 25 years in Con- gress, but he added: "I do not put as much em- phasis on public relations as I do on fundamental human rela- tions. We can all disagree with- out being disagreeable" Appearing before an airport crowd of several thousand ear- lier in Greenville, Ford caUed for the election of Republican senate and house candidates who will "cut red tape, out the budget and, in effect, cut the mustard." Appearing with Sen. Strom Thurmond, R-S.C, and the state's major GOP vote seekers, Ford said the men and women he was endorsing were "trying to give you competiiton" in pol- itics. In most of his campaign ap- pearances, the President has pointed to polls indicating a dim Republican prospect in the November balloting and called for preservation of the two-par- ty system. Ford left the Greenville air- port via helicopter at a.m. en route to Anderson for-the second leg of his South Carolina tour. He was afso to visit Rock S.C., Greensboro, N.C., and Louisville, Ky. The President left Washing- ton early today for what was to be-a 16-hour campaign tour. He took off from nearby An- drews Air Force base at a.m. EOT in Air Force One, the presidential jet. Their first child Mr. and Mrs. Karl Dortzbach show their newborn son, Joshua, In a Philadelphia hos- pital Friday. Joshua, born Wednesday, is their first child. Mrs. Dortzbach was held for 27 days in Jane before being released by a group of Ethiopian guerrillas. She was serving as a nurse hi Ethiopia at the time. The Dorizbachs live in Philadelphia. (AP Wirephoto) On the inside Area news .........Page 6 Builders news......Page 9 Classified ads ......Page 13 to Page 15 Comics .............Page 8 Eating places ......Page 10 Page 11 Editorial ..........Page 4 Entertainment .....Page 10 Local news .........Page 2 Page 3 Obituaries..........Page 16 Religion news......Page 9 Sports news........Page 12 Page 13 Women's news .....Page 7 won't have to pay any penalties that he wik add interest at the rate of 6 per cent a year. A rough calculation showed that would add at least another to his tax bit. In the letters, Rockefeller said the audits required him to jay an additional in federal income taxes and an additional in federal gift taxes, virtually all of it because of the disallowed deductions'. That compared with the 787 in back incomes taxes, plus in interest, that former President Richard M. Nixon had to pay when Kfee IRS au- dited his tax returns earlier this year. The principal Items dis- allowed by Che IRS were 598 in deductions for office and investment expenses, and 649 in deductions for charitable contributions, largely relating to unreimfoursed expenses of a 1970 trip Rockefeller took to Latin America for the Nixon administration. There was no indication of the specifics of the deductions disallowed by the IRS. There also was no indication of any illegality. Rockefeller said ittoat at time he submitted the figures to the two committees, federal tax audits were in process for 1969, 1970 and 1971, and had not yet begun for 1972 and 1973. Through intensive work by the Internal Revenue Service, these audits have now been completed and have resulted In adjustments, as in the Rockefeller said. When he submitted hit tax records to the Senate com- mittee and stunmaarazed 'them in a lengthy opening statement Sept. 23, Rockefeller gave no indicaition the figures were sub- ject to further audit. The additional (taxes Include in federal income taxes for 1970, a year in which pre- viously he had not paid any federal income itax though he did pay in total federal, state and local flaxes. Rockefeller had said he didn't owe federal income taxes (hat year because of changes the investments held by the two trusts that provide the bulk of his income. The two trusts paid more than miUion in capital gains texes thai year, however. In the WSRLD NEWS Watergate case discoverer honored WASHINGTON (AP) Frank Wills, the security guard who discovered the Watergate burglary, has received a plaque and help hi obtaining a new job from the Democratic National Committee. Wills, who has been unemployed for much of the time since the June 17, 1972, break-in, was lauded Friday by Democratic National Chairman Robert Strauss as a man who played "a truly unique role in the affairs of this nation." Police chief denied plea change MADISON, Wis. (AP) Suspended Middleton Police Chief Joseph Cerniglia Friday was again denied a plea change to theft charges. Circuit Judge Richard Bardwell refused for the second time to allow Cerniglia to withdraw his no contest plea. Cerniglia was sentenced Monday to two years probation and fined for embezzling in police funds hi 1973. Recipient has own version of button BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) The First Valley Bank began distribution of some WIN anti-inflation buttons Friday. One decipient, who turned his upside down to read cautioned "No instant miracles." Navy replacing submarine missile WASHINGTON (AP) The Navy is spending more than million to replace its trouble-prone Poseidon submarine- launched missile with a new, improved model, the Pen- tagon says. Spokesman William Beecher said Friday the missile has not been "as reliable as it should have been" but that "the problem seems to have been taken care of with design im- provements and tighter quality control by the Navy.