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Albert Evening Tribune (Newspaper) - November 23, 1971, Albert Lea, Minnesota Local temperatures High yesterday. Low yesterday 4 snowfall yesterday .2.5 in. Vol. Lxiv a no. 276the evening Tribune Albert Lea Minnesota. Tuesday november 23, 1971 15 pages news highlights remap ruling expected St. Paul Minn. A _ the three judge panel re apportioning the Minnesota legislature will Rule by f riday on whether to allow a motion to reduce the legislature from 202 to 132 members. No Plant shutdown Minneapolis,.Minn. Apr the atomic in err commission has ruled that the nuclear Power p ant at Monticello Minn., need not shut Down during an environmental Impact review. India claims 3 planes apr India claimed three pakistani warplanes were shot Down in a dogfight near Calcutta on monday As both the indians and pakistanis reported heavy fighting along East pakistanis Borders. Pak a Tam broadcasts charged that India had launched an All out offensive into East Pakistan at four scatter Points. The indians said East pakistanis Bengali rebels made massive strikes across the Border and denied that Indian troops were involved. Pakistan s delegation to the United nations said it was considering calling for an emergency session of the Security Council. Page i nominees chances Good Washington apr supporters of president Nixon nominees to fill two supreme court vacancies looked for a lopsided Victory in the Senate judiciary committee today. Committee action will Clear the Way for the Senate to take up the nominations but democratic Leader Mike Mansfield said they will be the last item on the Agenda before adjournment Page i Senate okays tax Bill Washington apr the Senate has passed a fattened s27-Biliion tax Cut Bill designed to stimulate the Economy after attaching an amendment allowing the Federal Treasury to bankroll presidential campaigns. The Bill was passed 64 to 30 monday night and sent into conference with the House. The conference committee is expected to do at least a trimming. Page i Viets raze empty base Saigon apr one of the South vietnamese task forces advancing into Eastern Cambodia reported destroying part of an empty North vietnamese base Camp today. The 1,000-Man Ranger task Force spearheading the two Day old drive was reported 15 Miles inside Cambodia. The operation 90 for has met Only Light resistance. At the end of the first Day Field commanders reported 36 North vietnamese killed in Small scattered clashes and no South vietnamese casualties were reported. Page 12 a inside the Tribune entertainment .2 family Page.7 comics .8 markets la crossword .8 deaths la daily sports .9 editorial Page 4 to guide.6 Bridge 5 Horoscope .8 area weather porec ast variable cloudiness with Chance of occasional Snow flurries tonight and wednesday. Colder tonight. Lows tonight 18 to 22. Highs wednesday 30 to 38. Glance of precipitation 29 per cent tonight and wednesday. Tax Bill May Force veto Tat Simi m0 of Fri soft Landing Albert leads first real cover of Winter White stuff turned Dane Lake Bridge into a roller coaster of sorts for Albert Lea youngsters on their Way to Lakeview school this morning. But for third grader Michelle Johnson daughter of the Sidney Johnsons 802 Stanley ave., it cushioned the Force of a four Point touchdown. Michelle was sliding across the Bridges Slippery wooden boards with sixth graders Donna May left and Pam Olson when her Landing gear gave out. Snow had accumulated to 2i/2 inches at 8 a.m., today at the weather station at the City waste treatment Plant. A Tribune photo local Law officials break crime ring by Ted Anderson Tribune staff writer deputies of the Freeborn county sheriffs office from a comprehensive investigation which began oct. 31, have cleared a series of thefts and burglaries dating As far Back As 1969. Information leading to uncovering the activities originally came to Light during a routine investigation of a generally unnoticed halloween vandalism stunt according to Richard St Micier chief Deputy who described the departments investigation. Thus far nearly 40 people from a 14-year-old juvenile to a Man in his late 30�?Ts, have been linked to the various crimes. According to Stieler while not All of the 40 were directly linked to each other the degrees of participation unfolded during the investigation. Two counties he said the people involved spanned Freeborn and Waseca counties with concentrations in new Richland and Albert Lea. Separate but concurrent investigations Are now going on in the other areas. Many of those implicated in the events have purchased property which was stolen. A if they knowingly buy stolen merchandise or have reason to believe an item was stolen they could be charged a the sheriffs department spokesman said. The department has no idea How much More will come to Light in ensuing investigation Stieler said. A by the time its done we figure Well recover in excess of $1,000 in stolen merchandise a he added. Items lost those figures though do not include stolen items which May never be recovered. A people involved estimate that there have been Between 200 and 300 tape cartridges stolen within the last couple years a he said. At about $6 apiece the cartridges alone constitute some $1,200 in loot. Among the incidents brought to Light and cleared by the investigation Are oct. 5, 1971�?an attempted theft of Chrome wheels and tires from helmets Auto parts in Clarks Grove value $60. Sept. 28, 1971�?four spinner hubcaps taken from the Jensen Highway station in Clarks Grove valued at $72, recovered. Week of aug. 26, 1971�?three separate burglaries of the Joseph Donovan Home near Hartland recovered a television Shotgun Snow tires and other items valued at $130. Two men made appearances in Albert Lea municipal court this week for alleged participation in the burglaries. Summer of 1971�?tape player taken from a car in the Don Norton Ford lot recovered valued at $60. Summer of 1971�?two mufflers Tail pipe and clamps taken from the Otterson station in Clarks Grove restitution for the $68 value has been made. Aug. 2, 1969�?vandalism to car owned by Raymond Thompson committee approves nominees damages $100. August Field tiles estimated at about 1969�?vandalism to at a Manchester township farm. May 18, 1971�?wire theft from Oscar Egland property in Freeman loss estimated at $160. The Man who allegedly took part in this crime Alvin Horning 38, of Glenville according to the Deputy pleaded guilty to eight felony counts in Iowa and is serving concurrent five year terms for each concluded on Page 2 Washington a the Senate has passed a fattened $27-billion tax Cut Bill designed to stimulate the Economy after attaching an amendment allowing the Federal Treasury to bankroll presidential campaigns. More than half the Republican senators voted against the measure largely because of the democratic sponsored plan to make available up to $20.4 million in Federal funds to the major party nominees in the 1972 Campaign. The Bill was passed 64 to 30 monday night and sent into conference with the House. The conference committee is expected to do at least a trimming. Veto urged some republicans said they will urge president Nixon to veto the entire Bill if the final version still carries the Campaign financing provision. The final Senate Bill contained Many provisions asked by Nixon to Benefit business encourage modernization of Plant and equipment and give a boost to Export sales. But it provides tax cuts for individuals going beyond the presidents recommendations. These Are expected to raise purchasing Power and Benefit especially Low income families. As an example of the individual tax cuts in the Senate Bill a married couple with two children and $10,000 annual income would receive a $19 Cut in 1971 taxes same As in the House version and a $95 Cut in 1972, compared with $57 in the House plan. The Senate considered too amendments in to Days and nights of debate and added about $11.5 billion to the three year Cost of the Bill As it came from the House. Revenue cuts sen. Wallace f. Bennett a Utah said the Treasury figured that the floor amendments adopted would reduce revenues by $54.8 billion Over the next decade. Sen. George d. Aiken. R-vt., said a this Bill has been Well nigh ruined by action of this but democrats insisted the Bill had been made much More equitable by increasing the Aid for individuals and lessening what they called an Over balance in favor of business tax cuts. It was conceded that the conferees would delete some of the Revenue losing floor amendments including the single most costly one a $325 annual tax credit to parents against costs of sending a student to College. Democrats pointed out Many republicans voted for this proposal. On final passage. 48 democrats and 16 republicans voted Aye while 26 republicans and 4 democrats voted against the Bill. Campaign funds democratic sponsor of the Campaign financing plan Are concluded on Page 2 City asks civic Center proposal a the Albert Lea City Council passed unanimously a Resolution offered by second Ward s Glen Hammer monday instructing City manager John Elwell to prepare a preliminary report on proposed construction of the City soft discussed civic Center Lee Arena. The Resolution was in keeping with a motion passed the councils Park and recreation advisory Board at its nov. 18 meeting. The boards motion recommended a Structure. 230 feet by to feet with seating for 1,500 people to be located near Hammer Field. The Resolution according to discussion after the close of the meeting is intended to preface anticipated action on the matter by the Albert Lea school Board tonight. Day of protest ends meat cutters return to work today by the associated press Union meat cutters and Butcher workmen at meat processing plants across the nation were to return to their jobs today after a one Day walkout monday by 50,000 of them in protest Over president Nixon a wage controls. The protestors numbering about half of the total membership of the amalgamated meat cutters Union stayed away from their places of employment some of them gathering to hear a closed circuit television address by Union Secre tary Patrick e. Gorman to the Al Cio convention in Miami Beach. Local meeting nearly 1,200 members or approximately 95 per cent of local p-6, amalgamated meat cutters and Butcher workmen of North America met at the Albert Lea National guard armory monday morning. Charles Lee president of local p-6, said the meeting was in protest of the refusal of the administration pay Board to Grant retroactive wage increase to the workers. According to existing contracts the local p-6 workers were to receive an hourly wage increase of $.25 last sept. 6, a raise which was temporarily nullified when president Nixon initiated wage and Price controls for the Economy last August. It i s Leeds Contention that packing House workers Are entitled to retroactive pay now that phase i of the presidents economic plan has been concluded. A Are we going to sit Back and let the president take from us what we had coming with a is pet the Law or the land said a it did have the right to collective bargaining a Lee continued a we do believe in a certain amount of controls. But these should be justifiable controls and All segments of the Economy should Bear an equal packing House workers he claimed Are sharing an unequal Burden. He said that the nations packing House companies have pocketed More than $1 million a week of negotiated employee wages during the Price wage concluded on Page 2 heavy fighting reported India claims victories the former pow gets acquainted staff sgt. John Sexton or. Settles Down at Home in Warren mich., monday and gets acquainted with his Young Niece Tonia 3i/2, daughter of his sister Diana Groppi. Watching Uncle John is his other sister Nickle Wensko. The 23-year-old Sexton arrived Home monday from Fitzsimmons Hospital in Denver colo., where he has been recuperating since his oct. 8 release from a Viet Cong prisoner of War Camp. Up telephoto Washington a Senate judiciary committee approved today president Nixon a nomination of Lewis f. Powell or. And William h. Rehnquist to fill two vacancies on the supreme court. The vote on Powell a Richmond va., attorney was unanimous. The committee recommended Senate confirmation of Rehnquist an assistant attorney general by a vote of 12 to 4. The committee members who voted against Rehnquist a nomination were Birch Bayh a ind. Edward m. Kennedy d-mass., Philip Hart d-mich., and John v. Tunney a Calif. Sen. Quentin n. Burdick d-n.d., whose position on the Rehnquist a nomination had been regarded As in doubt voted with the majority to recommend Senate confirmation. The committees action cleared the Way for the Senate to take up the nominations but democratic Leader Mike Mansfield said they will be the last item on the Agenda before adjournment. By the associated press India claimed three pakistani warplanes were shot Down in a dogfight near Calcutta on monday As both the indians and pakistanis reported heavy fighting along East Pakistan s Borders. A Cabinet minister told a cheering Indian parliament in new Delhi today that the f86 Sabre jets were shot Down by four Indian built gnat jets 30 Miles Northeast of Calcutta. A fourth pakistani fighter escaped said v. C. Shukla minister of defense production. Shukla said the Indian fliers intercepted the pakistanis three Miles inside India. He reported that the pakistani pilots bailed out of their shot up planes and two of the three were captured. The minister said All four Indian planes returned safely to their base. Radio Pakistan reported that president Agha Mohammed Yahya Khan ordered a state of emergency throughout Pakistan because of a a threat of foreign the reason for his proclamation was not Clear since Pakistan has been under martial Law since March 1969. Pakistani broadcasts charged that India had launched an All out offensive into East Pakistan at four scattered Points. The pakistani radio and an spokesman in Dacca the capital of East Pakistan said hard fighting continued today near Jess Ore. The indians said East pakistanis Bengali rebels made massive strikes across the Border and denied that Indian troops were involved. The pakistanis charged that the indians had swept into East Pakistan without a formal declaration of War. Pakistanis delegation to the United nations said it was considering calling for an emergency session of the Security Council. The crisis stems from the pakistani a crackdown on the East pakistani Independence movement last March. A state of civil War has prevailed Ever since in East Pakistan or East Bengal and the East pakistani guerrillas known As the mukti Tahini have been getting supplies and training across the Border in neighbouring areas of India. A pakistani spokesman at the United nations charged that 12 Indian divisions supported by 38 battalions of Border Security forces had assaulted the Jess Ore Chittagong Syl Het and rang Pur districts of East Pakistan after several weeks of shelling and skirmishes along the Border. New Delhias All India radio broadcast hourly denials of Indian involvement. It said the mukti Tahini had made deep advances into the Syl Het District in the Northeast part of East Pakistan and also advanced into the rang Pur District in the Northwest. Jess Ore is on East Pakistan Western Border and Chittagong is in the Southeast. The foul areas where fighting was re ported Are separated from each other by too Miles or More. Radio Pakistan acknowledge that intruding forces had made dents in the Pakistan a defences. It said the defenders were caught off guard by All out attacks after months of Piir prick skirmishes. The pakistani account said 130 attacking troops were killed and possibly As Many As 50c wounded around Jess Ore where fighting has been reported since sunday. It put pakistani casualties at 7 killed and 40 wounded. Indian tank units and Jet fighters joined the Jess Ore Battle the pakistanis claimed. But the Indian government radio claimed that the mukti Tahini did All the fighting in Jess Ore and captured about 45 of territory. An official spokesman in new Delhi insisted that Indian troops Are under strict orders not to Cross the Border. By Christmas countdown 32 More shopping Days 7 More mailing Days for out of town packages areas of attack a newsman shows areas where India reportedly launched attacks against East Pakistan. Up map %

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