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Daily Tribune, The (Newspaper) - March 1, 1973, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin HELLO THERE Lt Col Daniel J Doughty hoists his niece Kelly 4 whom he had never seen as he returned to his home town of Ladysmith Wis for the first time in eight years Doughty had been a prisoner of the North Vietnamese for almost seven of those eight years The city turned out to welcome him Wednesday AP Wirephoto Once-Over THE DAILY TRIBUNE On the inside Lincoln High to stand in way of Nekoosa's 19th basketball win of season See Page 6 1 Consumer Credit Act which takes effect day regulates collectors tactics See Page 9 Proposed Grand Rapids zoning ordinance needs more revision before it can be adopted committee says See Page 9 Designers offer variations in spring fashions See Page 13 Waiting for a bargain FLINT Mich AP A trusting Flint an still is waiting for her television set Bernastine Connie police she was standing in front of a furniture store when a man approached and offered to seH her a set for She declined to buy but changed her mind when hp the price to He took her into the store showed her the set and told her to drive to the back of the store to pick it up When she got there and gave him the he told Watch how fast I'll be back with the television That was three clays ago He's no stool pigeon OPELOUSAS La AP Thieves who broke into the Fabis Guillory residence here evidently didn't want to leave anyone behind to tell on them St Landry Parish deputies said took more than worth of loot not counting the family's parrot Warm and wet April showers bring May flowers right? OK then March drizzles and fog will taring what in It's a little frightening Tonight won't be frightening but it may be Lows are expected to be in the 30s with scattered showers Friday will be cloudy with highs in the 40s The weekend will be mostly cloudy and warm with daytime highs in the upper 30s Wednesday's high in Wisconsin Rapids was 37 degrees with a low of 29 and 06 of an inch ol rain Today at 6 the ature was 36 degrees hv n T help it if T am the helpless product of the bias in Nixon nods to nostalgia WASHINGTON AP Shades of 30 years Victory- What's Rosie the Nostalgia the province of old folks and trivia buffs is being tweaked by the Nixon tration which prides itself on old-fashioned values One of them is In that vein Federal Reserve Board Chairman Arthur Burns started the program by a suggestion that smacks of the meatless days of World War II He took note last week of the high cost of meat and said I have nothing to suggest ex- cept possibly the American public will be just as well off if it spent less on meat and more on cheese On a purely tary basis I think we would be just as well off if we had one meatless day a week President Nixon took up the chant while in Florida ing more fish on the dinner plate Then Wednesday came the latest round At a news ence in New York Secretary of Labor Peter J Brennan gested victory gardens would help drive down nigh food prices Brennan said he plans to ad- vise his wife to start one at their Long Island home That should strike a chord in the generation that re- members victory gardens of World War prideful vegetable plots that thrived in every other backyard and in the town park Children had their own plots crop a joy at many a Grownups had theirs too in boxes outside of- fice windows in backyards in land especially leased to give the home farmer a break remember lures of a victory garden in back of the White House on rooftops in the cities All to augment the food supply They thought victory gardens had gone the way of other hallmarks of the A slip of the lip may sink a Axis Sally and Tokyo Rose For those too young to re- member Rosie the Riveter was a the days of women's left home and hearth to work in de- fense plants And then went home to tend her victory garden forsaking meat on Tuesday and eating such fish as her rationing stamps would buy Today's chuckle to college son who has just succeeded in getting a larger Say have you ever thought of becoming a professional fund Ladysmith welcomes Doughty LADYSMITH Wis AP It required Ladysmith's two cars and just about else the town to make a proper welcome Wednesday for Lt Daniel J Doughty The Air Force officer released in February a Vietnam prisoner of war OHIO had asked his home town ro- to fuss over his return Mayor Dorothy Larson there would net be a ceremony But enthusiasm spilled into the streets with Mrs delivering the Mrs Larson had there would be as much ex- ai there was a when she community of one of the state's women Doughty after relates in Minneapolis escorted into Ladysmith rv sirens and flashing He appeared but took it in good About 100 school children at a corner of the mam thoroughfare a banner draped overhead and an impolite rain the of their crayon U.S laps A of surged toward Doughty's motorcade brother of Rice Lake pushed through the mob to shake for the re Vietnam ago Mrs Doughty and the couple's four youngsters spent much of the seven in Ladysmith They wer Air Bass East St Loins to the returning Mrs Doughty said she overwhelmed by the from neighbors parents Mr and Mrs Herbert who I've on the farm rear wer x car -A hen -5 2 He T- no to prison to the of prison JL A-i X TRIBUNE INFORMING THE SOUTH WOOD COUNTY AREA OF WISCONSIN Fifty-Eighth No Wisconsin Rapids Wisconsin 54494 Thursday March 1 1973 Single Copy 15 N Vietnam will release 106 more American POWs SAIGON AP The United States announced tonight that the North Vietnamese had handed over a list of 106 can prisoners and two Thais to be released over the weekend But it said the Viet Cong has yet to turn over a list of 30 U.S prisoners the Communists said they would release in South Vietnam The U.S announcement The Democratic Republic of Vietnam representative on the POW subcommission ty Joint Military Commission presented to the U.S a list containing the names of 106 U.S POWs and two Thai POWs The United States has not been advised of the time and place of release No new information has been received on the detained held by the Provisional Revolutionary Government This is the government of the Viet Cong in South Vietnam The chief spokesman for the Bui Tin said the POWs would be freed over the weekend Immediately after the list was turned over to the can delegation it was trans- mitted to Washington so that relatives of the American could be immediately no- of their impending re- lease Once the next of kin are fied Washington will make the list public There were no names re- leased in Saigon either by the U.S or North Vietnamese gations The U.S side said it was told that the 30 prisoners to be freed by the Viet Cong included 26 U.S military personnel and four American civilians The released 143 South Dakota senators called into Wounded Knee WOUNDED KNEE AP South Dakota's two senators were flying to this tiny community today in an effort to end a two-day siege by militant Indians holding 11 residents hostage Sen James Abourezk said he had been assured that one and possibly two of the captives held since the takeover day night would be freed when the plane carrying him and Sen George McGovern arrives at Ellsworth Air Force Base near Rapid City I have this assurance through an T know the American Indian Movement AIM leaders are aware of he I'm confident we can negotiate the release of the rest once we get there Their plane was expected to touch down around ing The 200 Indians have de- manded a Senate probe of the Bureau of Indian Affairs in re- turn for freeing the hostages Aside from one brief meeting with an FBI agent the Indians have kept law enforcement cers at a distance and there was an exchange of gunfire Wednesday morning Contacted in Washington be- fore his departure Abourezk said he and fellow Democrat McGovern would be by members of the staffs of Sens Edward M and bright The Indians also had de- manded that Kennedy and Asks delay in state orders for senior citizens building repairs Wisconsin Rapids Mayor Donald Penza will ask the Wisconsin Department of In- dustry Labor and Human Relations to grant a extension of today's deadline to correct safety and health code violations at the senior citizens clubhouse on Township Ave Penza said the delay is necessary because repairs on the present facility cannot be made until the common council transfers in street Action service is now multi-media By The Associated Press Action Line now popular and effective features in papers around the country spreading to radio and television in the age of con- The clout of the media gets results for consumers ed by big business big ment snarled computers and customers own ignorance of available services Basically companies and government agencies don't like their errors known so they cor- rect them when we call them to their Steve Guerber says of the Action Post col- umn he edits in the Idaho Statesman Many newspapers began tion lines in the and positive reader response has prompted expanded coverage The Detroit News Contact 10 draws some 200 letters and 750 phone calls a day Jim Lycett heads a staff of 11 including eight and three secretaries Lycett says 70 per cent of readers complaints involve consumer matters and he feels the column will be around for- ever No amount of consumer is going to eliminate the hustlers They'll always be with us And the government will always be screwed up We'll never eliminate he says Broadcast action lines have burgeoned along with consumer awareness in the past few years San Francisco's Action 7 began less than a year ago with commercial spots showing newsman John Brian wearing a Superman outfit as an attention getter In Minneapolis Action News competes with and often beats the ratings of the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson according to news di- rector Ron Handberg The Actin 7 feature on Chicago's is not quite two years old but already re- over inquiries a week Associate producer Deana Nadeau says she and her staff of four try to answer each one The Washington Evening News devotes about 14 columns of space a week to its action line column and ture editor Daniel Poole mates it costs at least a year Not everyone likes the action line The Atlanta Con- recently discontinued it after three years concluding that it was answering the same questions and the same people over and over again department funds to the park and recreation department at the council's March 14 meeting He said an additional will be necessary to fund a cost estimate and plan for remodeling the clubhouse and building which has been suggested as an additional senior citizens Penza said no decision could be made on whether to use the building until an archi- study can be made cating the costs involved in converting the building to a facility The tion of funds for the study will also require common council tion bright come to the reservation to discuss their grievances which include the government's handling of treaties and the way in which the lala Sioux tribe elects its ers Members of the American In- dian Movement who seized con- trol of Wounded Knee the scene of tragedy for red men during the wane of the great westward push of the 19th tury said they had no intention of hurting hostages ing in age from 12 to 82 At least six of the captives are over 65 the FBI spokesman said He said there had been con- gunfire Wednesday morning There were no reports of in- juries An estimated 250 federal marshals FBI agents and BIA police from the Pine Ridge and other reservations cor- off the tiny valley town They kepi 10 the heights more than half a mile away along four roads Trimbach charge of the FBI at neapolis who heads the federal force here met with of AIM under a cease-fire Wednesday bui an FBI spokesman said there was no progress toward ending the stalemate He said three other attempts to arrange negotiating sessions failed Newsmen were denied to Wounded Knee and federal authorities would talk to men only by telephone American prisoners on Feb 12 and 20 more on Feb 18 The release of another 142 will 280 Americans still held in North and South Vietnam and Laos according to Hanoi They are scheduled to be re- leased in two more groups with March 28 the deadline for the repatriation of the last ones The United Slates had ex- the release of the second big group on 15 days after the first big group was handed over But the balked demanding that the United States and South Vietnam come to terms on the release of civilians held by the Saigon government and tees to end harassment of the North Vietnamese and Viet Cong representatives to the peacekeeping commissions in Saigon and other South cities The United States retaliated by suspending the withdrawal of American troops and the sweeping of mines in North Vietnamese waters President Nixon also ordered Secretary of State William P Rogers to cott the activities of the Paris conference on Vietnam until the POW issue was cleared up Rogers met Wednesday with Foreign Minister Nguyen Duy Trinh of North Vietnam and a U.S spokesman said Trinh sured him the POWs would be released soon Meanwhile the United States opened consulates general in four South Vietnamese cities day and closed out its con- pacification quarters The U.S Embassy said the consulates had been established at Da Nang on the northern coast Nha Trang on the tral coast Bien Hoa in the gon area and Can Tho in the Mekong Delta This gives the United States representation in all four military regions of the country in preparation for of the last American military forces by March 28 Metzger expected to be released Saturday Lt Cmdr William Metzger Jr a Navy pilot held captive in North Vietnam since May 1967 is expected to be released by his captors Saturday The parents received the announcement this morning from their casualty officer Lt Cmdr Leonard Manderfield Oshkosh Cmdr Manderfield said young Metzger is on the list of 106 prisoners of war to be repatriated this weekend I won't jump up and clown with joy until he sets foot on the Mrs Metzger sa'id Mrs Metzger a teacher at Howe School said heads jerked and eyes popped when she lei out a squeal upon Deceiving the news William Metzger Sr teacher Wesi Junior High School said We've waited a long time ro hear this We're very happy The Metzgers said a reunion suggested by the wife Bonnie of Va will depend upon what their son has to say in his telephone conversation with Bonnie The parents conceding Bonnie and may want to be alone before holding a family reunion said they will await a call from Bonnie The Metzgers are expected to take emergency leave from their teaching assignments to be with their son Following a brief processing period in the Philippines Metzger will be flown to the Naval hospital in Bethesda Md The reunion might take place at the hospital The sister Pamela and her husband Marine Lt Robert Bulik and their son Christopher Robert are also expected to join the reunion The live in Oceanside Calif According to remarks for- warded by three former POWs who saw Cmdr Metzger Butch is in fine shape strong as a Mrs Metzger said Nixon defends his welfare reforms WASHINGTON AP ident Nixon observing that his revamped social welfare gram already has aroused in- tense controversy and able de- fended his changes today in a special message to Congress The lengthy message itself contained no surprises and con- firmed expectations that Nixon would back away from his welfare reform program that would have in effect teed a minimum annual income for poor families Much of the emphasis was on justifying the reorganization and in some cases scrapping of past federal activities in the area of human resources Pledging that he will display compassion that simply compassion that means Nixon took credit for a record human resources budget he put it twice the amount that was being spent on such programs when I took office in 1969 The overall effect of these reforms will be the elimination of programs that are wasteful so thai we can concentrate on programs that Nixon who said the welfare mess cannot be permitted to acknowledged he was abandoning broad reform since the legislative outlook seems to preclude sage m the immediate However he said he is ing vigorous steps to strengthen the management of aid to lies with dependent program he described as inefficient and in- measures and fied legislative proposals As he had promised Nixon again said he would isk Con- gress for a new law for the often crushing dens which property taxes place on many older but he did not spell out what he had in mind Discussing his controversial dismantling of the Office of Economic Opportunity Nixon pictured the move as ening antipoverty programs by moving them into Cabinet de- directly concerned The only major OEO gram for which termination of federal funding is ed in my budget is community he said With billion of federal funds having been spent since the program was launched in Nixon said further funding no longer seems necessary or desirable After stating that I am ir- revocably committed to filling the American dream for all Nixon of federal health insurance legislation the channeling of manpower in money through manpower revenue sharing rather than categorical grants moves to give greater decision making powers to al governments on Indian for the equal rights amendment to the Constitution at improving the legal standing of women funds for direct assistance to college students long espoused by the administration to vide a tax credit for tuition payments made by parents of children who attend nonpublic elementary and secondary schools
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