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Albert Lea Sunday Tribune (Newspaper) - August 19, 1979, Albert Lea, Minnesota The sunday Tribune vol. 82, no. 195 a Anglo copy 30 cont at Hort Lea Minnesota sunday August 19, 1979 uses 181 580 32 pages Carter carries Energy drive to St. Paul St Paul a president Carter has sent out 6,000 letters to local government leaders urging them to begin Community wide Energy saving programs in a visit with St. Paul Lead Ere Carter said in effect that conservation can be fun. A the two Basic errors or misconceptions that permeate America Are that conservation can be accomplished by government a it cannot it must be accomplished by citizens and secondly that conservation must somehow be painful or inconvenient Quot Carter said. A it does not have to be painful or inconvenient. It can be exciting. It can be enjoyable and instead of dividing one american from another it can form the basis for closeness within a family or within a Community or within a whole As examples. Carter said ride sharing that reduces traffic jams and Energy conservation measures that Cut Home heating Bills. Such things do not make life a dismal Quot he said Quot conservation makes our life better not Carter spent about 45 minutes in the landmark Center listening to reports from business and government leaders on How St. Paul is attacking Energy problems the Center is a Castle like building that once served As a Federal courthouse it has been refurbished As an arts and culture Center. Mayor George Latimer has appointed a committee of too divided up into subcommittees with the aim of making the City More self reliant. Carter called it a an enjoyable and inspirational meeting and said St Paul is an example of the creativity he is seeking from local governments. As the session ended. Carter recalled his a crisis of Confidence Quot speech in july and said he believes the nation still Quot on the verge Quot of serious problems a we have tended to lose Confidence in ourselves to lose Confidence in one another to become alienated or even antagonistic toward our own government. And to fail to recognize the blessings that we have Quot Carter said Quot gods Given us every possible natural and human advantage Freedom with individuality and initiative and innovation can be nourished and used to overcome any Challenge we be got five times More Energy reserves in our country than All the open nations Carter said his major message to that the challenges cannot be met solely from Washington but that Federal programs and Money can help provided there is imagination and creativity at the Community level. He made another pitch for an excess profits tax on Oil com Bines saying the Revenue can used for mass transit and other programs to help people Cope with Energy shortages. While the president was greeted warmly one of the biggest cheers of the night went to attorney Russ Doty who urged More funds for solar Energy. Quot then you la never have to spend another $400 million to clean up a three mile Island Quot Doty said. Wabasha greets Jimmy Rosalynn with open arms Wabasha. Minn. A with music from the Wabasha Kellogg band and choir this Little River town on the Mississippi greeted a vacationing president Carter saturday and wished his wife a Happy 52nd birthday. More than so sailboats Cabin cruisers houseboats and outboard powered fishing boats accompanied the riverboat Delta Queen As it carried the first family on the first Day of a work and fun Steamboat vacation dense fog delayed the Stern Wheeler at one of the Mississippi River s locks but the Sun burned it off and the citizenry of this town of 2,300 did not seem to mind waiting. As the Delta Queen moved town River youngsters on the Banks shouted Quot Happy births Rosalynn Quot to mrs. Carter Arter arose Early logged 22 on an upper deck and breakfasted with three aides. From time to time fellow passengers on the pleasure vessel came up and Shook hands but the passengers appeared to be deferential eager not to spoil the president s vacation. National Unity. A crowd estimated by St. Paul police at 5,000 had gathered on the Riverbank to see the presidents entourage off while he gladly posed for pictures passengers and Crew aboard the with them. John and Elizabeth Stern Wheeler crowded to its teak Baker of St Paul. Minn., said they chatted with Carter so Long they finally excused themselves out of concern they were imposing on him. When the Delta Queen reached Wabasha to take on water there was a ceremony. The band and choir performed a America the Beautiful Quot Mav or John met och made a speech Church Bells rang and the president made a speech. His theme was the strength and majesty of America. Quot sometimes we tend to forget the blessings of be said local clergymen said the entire crowd of 3,000or so would be asked to Kneel and Pray for rails to catch a glimpse of the festivities before boarding the Delta Queen the president met with North Dakota gov. Arthur link and Minnesota gov. Al Quie aboard air Force one for 15 minutes. News highlights gum it Ortii stabbed to death rolling Hills Calif. A an heiress to the Wrigley chewing gum Fortune was found stabbed to death Friday in the bathroom of her Home in this exclusive High Secundy Community overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The grisly discovery was made by the woman a 4-year-old son and a housemaid offi Clas said los Angeles sheriffs spokesman Carl Rieger said Carlisle Higholt 40, had been stabbed at least once in the Chest. A bloody Kitchen knife was found on the bathroom floor. Stadium looses Givan Okay St. Paul Minn. A lawyers for the metropolitan Council have Given a clean Bill of health to leases signed by the Minnesota twins and the Minnesota Vikings to play in a proposed domed stadium a with one Small exception the Vikings 30-year lease lets the National football league club play in the downtown Minneapolis stadium for 40 years. The lease includes a sentence permitting the Vikings to decide unilaterally to extend their stay under the Teflon and fibreglass cover for an additional to years under the same terms As the first 30 years. Only four oct plets still Alvo Naples Italy apr another of the oct plets born to a Naples woman died saturday leaving four struggling for survival in incubators doctors said. Doctors said a boy Francesco died hours after completing two Days of life at the polyclinic Hospital one of four where the babies were rushed after birth. They said the Only surviving boy Luca was in critical condition and was being helped with a breathing apparatus. Luca at 14 ounces was the tiniest of All. Woo thar Good and bad for crops St. Paul apr Cool Damp weather held up Small Grain harvesting and crop development in Minnesota this week but it also produced one Welcome Benefit a the slowing of insect development. The agricultural weather advisory issued Friday by the University of Minnesota agricultural Extension service and the National weather service said the Cool moist conditions Likely will be responsible for a smaller second Brood of european Corn borers. The report said moderate to heavy Rains a week ago in Southern Minnesota left Many Fields saturated contributing to incidents of stalk rot in Corn and Phy Sophora Root rot in soybeans. Man hospitalized after explosion Eagle Lake Minn. A one Man remained hospitalized saturday with injuries suffered in an explosion at the municipal building in Eagle Lake in South Central Minnesota. Meantime the town water Supply was Back to Normal after state health department officials flushed the system Friday night to eliminated the possibility of contaminated water. The estimated 800 residents of Eagle Lake were advised by City officials by 7 a m. That it was All right to turn on their faucets and flush toilets. Railroad Strylka averted Washington apr a threatened weekend strike against the Chicago Rock Island and Pacific Railroad was postponed for a week Friday As Union and management bar gainers studied a proposal for resolving their contract dispute. The National mediation Board a Federal Agency that handles labor disputes in the rail Industry said the brotherhood of railway and airline clerks had agreed to postpone any strike until 12 01 a m. Aug �?~25. The Union had threatened to Call its 1,600 members employed by the Railroad out on strike sometime after Midnight Friday. Quie visits Albert Lea by Trudy Lebens Tribune staff writer there was More to the Freeborn county farm Bureau family picnic than barbecued pork chops and lemonade gov Al Quie joined the gathering at Edgewater Park for the Barbecue the last time Quie was in Albert i a was on a Campaign tour one of his promises at that time was to get the voice of the ble out in to the open and he he has been Able to do that one of the biggest problems minnesotans face is the Duluth Grain Millers strike Quie was Able to voice their concerns to president Jimmy Carter Friday night when Carter arrived in St Paul Quie talked for 15 minutes with Carter along with North Dakota gov Arthur link Quie was pleased that link could attend the meeting with him because he believes that the governors of two states voicing the same problem were very effective Quie said he thinks they had an Impact on Carter Carter listened to the suggestions of both governors but suggested that implementation of their programs be held Back for a while until agriculture Secretary Bob Bergland and labor Secretary Ray Marshall can look into them further Quie said he had been working with Bergland and he feels his office Quie has done All that it can at this Point he is encouraging negotiators to stay in until a settlement is Rea it hed on the Energy Issue. Quie does not feel that an extra session of the Minnesota legislature will be necessary he thinks the legislature will arrive at an agreement on Energy assistance for people on fixed incomes he said although we All feel the increase in fuel prices people on fixed incomes feel it More truckers Are one of those groups Quie hears from about the Cost of fuel he said the Clem that truckers face Ause of the Grain strike complicates the situation because the Grain must be shipped elsewhere which Means using More fuel Quie would like to see Standard licensing weight and length for trucks across the nation whatever happened to bocce Bali As gov. Al Quie joined the form Bureau family picnic saturday at Edgewater Park Keith Kuiters. Left president of Freeborn county farm Bureau gives him a few pointers. Quie wanted to know Why and what people look at when they look through horse shoes. Israel turns thumbs Down to new Middle East strategy Wisconsin official wants dredging halt of in Wilbur Mills Mills will speak at program former Arkansas congressman Wilbur Mills whose problems with alcoholism led to his fall from the powerful chairmanship of the House ways and Means committee and ultimately from Public life will be the featured speaker at Freeborn Freedom fest saturday at the Freeborn county Fairgrounds. Mills who is now associated with a Washington . Law firm will be accompanied to Albert Lea by his wife Polly. He will speak at the 7 . Evening program. Master of ceremonies for the evening program will be Glen Olson announcer for Waco radio in Minneapolis. Others appearing on the program will be Whellock Whitney president of the Minnesota Council on health Ryne durin former major league Pitcher who is now a chemical dependency Counselor in Wisconsin and Richard Selvig assistant director of the Fountain Lake treatment Center. The Rev. James Schoeld pastor of first lutheran Church and chairman of the Freedom fest Board Ai directors will open the program. Musical numbers will be presented by Jean Meierbachtol. Inez Costomiris and the local singing group a just activities on the Fairgrounds will begin at 4 ., with displays and a variety of Talent presentations. Avelar Relief fund set up Cairo Egypt a us envoy Robert Strauss unable to sell Israel on the idea of a new diplomatic strategy in the Mideast conferred today with egyptian leaders who were expected to press for stepped up . Pressure on the israelis Strauss said he Quot met with negative results Quot in Israel Fri Day when he tried to persuade prime minister Menachem begin and other israeli officials to accept a new u n. Security Council Resolution restating the Les of a Mideast peace it aved such a Resolution would be aimed at drawing the palestinians into the peace process. The american Diplomat flew to Cairo Friday evening and met today with prime minister Mustafa Khalil who is chief egyptian negotiator at the is-Raeli-egyptian-. Talks on palestinian autonomy. The Cairo newspaper Aiah ram quoted Khalil As saying it was up to the United states to convince Israel that a palestinian state on the West Bank of the Jordan River and Caza strip was in the Best interests of the jewish state a in my opinion the Camp David accords include self determination if you interpret it correctly. In Good Khalil was quoted As saying in an interview originally Given to the Washington Star. Israel supports the idea of Only limited self Rule for the palestinians. Strauss was to meet with president Anwar Sadat at is Mailia. On the Suez canal later today. In another development today the military command in Tel Aviv announced that an israeli naval patrol intercepted a palestinian guerrilla Craft off Israel s Northern coast during the night capturing three guerrillas. It said a fourth guerrilla was wounded in the clash and evidently was lost at sea there were no israeli casualties it said. Strauss told reporters be raised the possibility of a new Resolution in talks in Jerusalem Friday with begin and other officials the american Diplomat read a prepared statement to reporters at Tel Aviv s Ben Gurion Airport before he flew to Cairo Strauss gave no details of the proposed Resolution and would not answer questions he said be had hoped the american proposals Quot would meet approval of our friends in Israel but. He went on Quot we have met Arith negative results Quot his statement raised Specula Tion that his visit had done Little to Calm israeli fears Over what they see As a Carter administration tilt toward the palestinians it was the first time an american official proposed any change in the Basic u n Security Council framework that has governed a Rah israeli peace moves since the 1967 War Nelson. Wig a a Wisconsin official has asked president Carter to order a Stop to Quot environmentally and aesthetically deplorable Quot disposal of dredged Sand from the Mississippi River Anthony s Earl. Wisconsin natural resources Secretary wrote Carter this week protest ing dredging practices by the corps of engineers unless those methods Are corrected soon. Earl said Quot the recreational pursuits of millions of americans will be adversely affected for Many generations Quot a spokesman for the . Corps of engineers District Headquarters in St Paul said the carps tries to comply with environmental and aesthetic needs of the Shoreline but. Said James Braatz of the Public relations office there Are problems such As Large casts in pumping the Sand a few Miles away and in finding a suitable alternative site Earl claimed the corps has ignored urgings by Wisconsin officials that the Sand be disposed of safely rather than encroach on wetlands Quot since the corps has neglected to heed the advice of several state and Federal agencies on better ways of disposing of dredge spoil your action May be the Only Way of effecting any Earl wrote at a meeting in St Paul Minn., wednesday Wisconsin department of natural resources spokesmen informed the corps of engineers that Wisconsin would no longer waive environmental standards nor per Mit dredge materials to be dumped in Wisconsin unless disposal Sites comply with environmental standards Edward Bourget water management investigator for the Der s West Central District based in eau Claire told corps officials that disposal Sites must meet Laws dealing with water Quality solid waste and flood Plains a berm or Small dam at one disposal site near reads land my. Two Miles from Lake Pepin near the Confluence of the Mississippi and Chippewa Rivers partially collapsed that caused Sand to encroach on wetlands said Wisconsin officials Braatz said the corps consults with the great River environmental action team a group of Federal state and local agencies concerned with the environment. Among other things when possible he added the Sand is trucked out for Landfill or sanding roads in Winter but much remains Carolyn Johnson to vie for Dairy Crown inside the Tribune crossword opinion Page. 23 family Page 15 markets. 4 deaths. 9 sports. To to guide. Horoscope to to 20 a Relief fund for the family of Virginia Avelar whose Home at 111 Adams ave., burned wednesday has been set up at the first Bank of Albert Lea. Jose a. Avelar mrs. Avelares three year old son died from smoke inhalation suffered in the fire. Fire and smoke damage has made the House uninhabitable. Money donations May be brought to the first Bank of Albert Lea. Gifts of food or merchandise can be brought to the Home of mrs. Aveilar s daughter a llitvrnidii.22 Cox in Meis Lahmi at 806 Lincoln daily ave. By Nick Motu Tribune staff writer Clarks Grove Region 9 Dairy Princess Carolyn Johnson will be a Busy girl this week monday she leaves for St. Paul and the Minnesota state fair to compete with la other regional Dairy princesses for the Princess Kay of the Milky Way Crown. Judging in the Competition takes places monday and tuesday. Miss Johnson said and centers around three categories. A a you re supposed to know something about the Dairy Industry in your area the importance of Dairying to the state a working knowledge of your own family a Dairy operation and the different Breeds of Dairy cattle a she explained if the state Competition is held like the regional Competition. Which miss Johnson captured in Rochester june 22, judges will probably include Dairy Farmers past Dairy princesses and other s involved in the Dairy Industry when All the ballots Are in the reigning Princess Kay Kari Schroht of Owatonna will Crown her successor in ceremonies at 8 30 . Wednesday at the ban Shell in administration Park on the Fairgrounds when that moment comes miss Johnson a Many supporters Hope the Crown Falls on her head. And two of the most Earnest sup porters Are her parents or. And mrs. Norman Johnson. The Johnson a will take time off from running their Dairy farm near Clarks Grove and travel to the fair with their daughter to witness the Competition mrs. Johnson said Friday that neighbors and others have been calling her daughter with words of encouragement. If miss Johnson wins the com petition Shell be the a first lady of Minnesota a Dairy Industry appearing in parades and at other events around the state promoting the Dairy Industry. The recent graduate of Albert Lea High school became Region 9 Dairy Princess by first capturing the Freeborn county Crown. Each year Over 1.000 Dairy farm girls participate in the Princess Kay program. This year Marks the 26th year of the Princess Kay Competition which is sponsored by the Dairy Farmer members of the american Dairy association of Minnesota. James Frost director of Public affairs for the Minnesota state fair said Princess Kay has been a very integral part of the state fair Over the y ears a we Are an agricultural exposition and the important role that Princess Kay plays in the state fair is symbolic of the importance the Dairy Industry and agriculture play in the state fair and in the state of Minnesota Quot Frost said you a think being involved in the Princess Kay Competition would occupy enough of the blonde 18-year-old s time at the fair but Shell also be Busy with other things a a in a going to show a horse just for the fun of it Quot she said. Adding that Shell also be demonstrating How to make a Yogurt drink she Calls Quot Smoothie Quot that project won her a trip to the state fair when she presented it at 4-h com brition at the Freeborn county in Early this month when asked what she thought her chances were of being the new Princess Kay of the Milky Way. The modest miss Johnson declined comment saying Only that the Competition is going to a Quot Iti have to be Quot rough Quot and study City Beach closes monday the Albertl a Public Beach will close for the season monday August 20. The City announced no lifeguards will be on duty after August 19 and no swim Ming is allowed after that time the City Pool will remain open Heads for state fair a Carolyn Johnson Center calms a rambunctious 4-month-old calf on her family s farm As her parents or. And mrs. Norman Johnson of Clarks Grove look on. Miss Johnson Heads for the state fair this week to compete in the Princess Kay of the Milky Way Competition. She was chosen Region 9 Dairy Princess in june. The Farmer s Market place there is no better place to bring buyer and seller together than on the classified Page of the evening Tribune. It is a Good Market place for All shoppers. Quot sold Quot two Holstein heifers close up. Two holsteins second calf close in Quot former professional Man a Layman a All received the same Quick results from Tribune classified phone 373-1411

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