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Albert Lea Sunday Tribune (Newspaper) - June 3, 1979, Albert Lea, Minnesota The sunday Tribune Albert Lea. Minnesota sunday june 3, 1979 volume 82, no. 130 single copy 30 Centt uses 181-580 32 Paget throngs fill Warsaw streets Greet Pope Warsaw. Poland a Pope John Paul ii returning Home for the first time since becoming Pope seven months ago. Arrived in his native Poland saturday where More than a million of his countrymen prepared an emotional a Welcome Home Quot May god Reward the Pope said to the throng of More than 20,non people who warmly applauded his Blessing at a military Airport outside Warsaw Quot visit has been dictated by strictly religious the pontiff said reassuring the communist rulers of his Homeland a i earnestly Hope that present journey in Poland May serve the great cause of rapprochement and of cooperation among nations for reconciliation and for peace in the contemporary world Quot the pontiff came Home for the first time since becoming Pope seven months ago and More than a million of his countrymen prepared an emotional Welcome his chartered a italia Boeing-727 touched Down at a military Airport outside Warsaw at 10 07 am 4 07 Edt seven minutes behind schedule stepping from the plane the pontiff Knelt and kissed the ground. It was the first time he touched polish soil since he was elected Leader of the world s 750 million roman catholics last oct 16 the Airport crowd of 20,000 watched in awed silence As the Pope stepped from his plane then roared it greetings As he accepted a bouquet of Flowers from a child and stooped to kiss her Cheek before leaving Rome the pontiff said he hoped his visit would serve the Quot consolidation of internal Unity among by beloved countrymen and further development Between the Church and the polish state Quot from the Airport the Pope was to travel by motorcade into the capital for a meeting in Belvedere Palace with communist party Leader Edward Gie Rek after that he was to conduct a pontifical mass in downtown Victory Square adorned for the occasion with a towering wooden Cross at least one million people were expected to Jam the Square with millions of others lining adjoining streets and the motorcade route or watching on state television poles were joyous when John Paul then Cardinal Karol woj Tyla of Krakow was elected seven months ago As the first non italian Pope in 450 years but today is their first Chance to show their adoration. John Paul will be visiting his Homeland for nine Days for what he Calls a Quot religious pilgrimage Quot banners with the yellow and White Vatican colors waved beside Poland a National colors of red and White along the Highway into the City from the Airport and Hung from apartment windows and balconies there were portraits of the a Flower decorations and banners for the Virgin Mary Roadside shrines were freshly decorated with new paint and Flowers and poles wore their sunday Best. There were a few official slogan hearing banners one read. A Warsaw City of peace capital of a socialist another hanging near the soviet War memorial said Quot we know the Price of War we want to live and work in police and government officials had been preparing for Days to handle the vast throng flooding downtown Warsaw militia and riot police called in from other zones entered Warsaw discreetly As workmen com did Metal pipe harriers to Back the crowds. Restaurants were ordered to stay open beyond Normal evening closing hours and hospitals staffs were reinforced military Field kitchens were set up on sidewalks and stencilled signs pointed the direction to Points where drinking water was available a two highlights judge s rail order affects Only Small part of state St Paul Minn a the decision by a Federal judge Friday that the Milwaukee Road must continue operating its 9,�00-mile system actually Only affects 260 Miles of Branch line in Minnesota Milwaukee had asked for permission to discontinue service on 7.500 Miles of its line including 626 Miles in Minnesota however the Railroad which has lost More than 1220 million since 1975. Had previously filed petitions with the interstate Commerce commission to a ban Don 368 Miles of the 628 mile total the Milwaukee Road is the third largest of the four major railroads serving Minnesota with 1.048 Miles of track across the Central and Southern sections of the state the financially troubled Chicago based Carrier operates in 12 states from Indiana Westward to the Pacific Northwest state officials Hope to hold the lost trackage to the 368 Miles of Branch lines which would amount to about 5 percent of the total trackage in the state the 16 rail carriers in Minnesota operate 7,234 Miles of track the Burlington Northern based in St Paul is the giant with 2.880 Miles followed by the Chicago amp North Western with 1.394 Miles the Milwaukee Road and the Minneapolis based Soo line with 957 Miles the original Milwaukee Road reorganization plan had called for the remaining Quot Core system Quot in Minnesota to run from Winona to the twin cities to Montevideo in the West Central part of the state before us District judge Thomas Mcmillan rejected the reorganization plan the state of Minnesota Hao offered a $1 million outright Grant to the Railroad plus a $600,000 loan with the expectation that it would never he repaid for continued service on the 187 7 mile Southern line segment from Rosemount just South of the twin cities to Austin and Jackson near the Iowa Border the area of Southern and southwestern Minnesota served by this segment of the Milwaukee Road includes some of the most Fertile Farmland in the world based on 1977 and 1978 production. The area produces 96 percent of Minnesota a total Corn production. 98 percent of enough Gas now but. Pope in his Homeland a pop John Paul la smiles and was of to crowd of boil Over at Tho Warsaw Cathedral extreme loft saturday Whan to arrived Hora coming from Tho Airport by motorcade. In background Tho Tower of Tho Porsow Royal Castle. Economists predict employment slump $1 a gallon a predicted this month St. Paul. Minn. Apr gasoline prices probably will hit $1 a gallon in Minnesota this month As supplies decline slightly. Brian Ettesvold executive director of the Minnesota service station association said Friday Quot quite a few Quot stations will reach $1 a gallon by the end of the month. Ettesvold also said the allocation shortage would be statewide and at least five percent lower than last month. And the american automobile association in Minnesota expects the increased prices and Shor tages to Lead to earlier closing hours at stations trying to stretch supplies. Fri starches Anderson s files it St. Paul Minn. Apr an Fri spokesman says agents have sifted through 310 boxes of Public documents left by former gov. Wendell Anderson but Anderson himself is not being investigated. The search was part of the of big a continuing investigation of upper great lakes regional commission funds the spokesman said Friday. Quot it is not a specific investigation focused on Wendell Anderson Quot said Fri special agent Russell Anderson. Quot indeed unrest continues in Iron Khora Mshar Iran a More than 2,000 Arab demonstrators shaking their fists and shouting Long live Arab Estan a saturday marched through this City Iran a largest port As armed revolutionary guardsmen stood by but did not fire the autonomy minded arabs want Khuze Stan province renamed Arab Estan earlier saturday armed men that the police said were arabs attacked a Khora Mshar police station and a political office wounding a guard and then fleeing. The official pars news Agency meanwhile said nine More members of the Shah a former regime were Cut Down today by revolutionary firing squads. Mon arrested after Al seed murders Rutherfordton . Apr James William Hutchins Lay face Down in the Woods of Rutherford county As angry frustrated police officers snapped Handcuffs on him Hutchins 50 was charged Friday with three counts of first degree murder in the slayings of three Law officers a bloody end to what family members said was a fight Over some Vodka laced punch for a daughter s High school graduation party. After a Chase through Mountain Woods that lasted More than 13 hours Hutchins gave up without resistance officers said. Bud Loire six bound Over for trial Minneapolis apr . Magistrate j. Earl Cudd is to Rule monday on motions by the defense to lower or eliminate Bond for six men charged with assaulting Federal officers on the red Lake Indian reservation. Cudd Friday found probable cause Friday that the men assaulted the officers and turned the defendants Over to . District court for trial. He denied defense motions to dismiss the charges. At a hearing Fri agent Bernard Hubley recounted the takeover of the reservations Law enforcement Center at 4 30 . On May 19, the Day after Stephanie Hanson was ousted by the tribal Council us the treasurer of the red Lake band. Carter Hopes to make friends Camp David . A president Carter is trying to win Over senior House democrats socially after failing to gain his party a firm backing on key Energy issues. About a dozen members of the House Many of them committee chairmen and their spouses joined Carter at the presidential Retreat Friday for an overnight visit. The White House is Billing the gathering As purely social although congressional sources claim it was initially conceived As a Quot Summit Quot designed to Patch up the presidents shaky relations with democrats in Congress especially on Energy issues. Washington a the unchanged unemployment rate in april masks a mild deterioration in the labor Force say several private economists who predict that joblessness will Rise to at least 6 2 percent by Summers end the unemployment rate in May remained at 5.8 percent. The labor department reported Friday. If the economists Are Correct joblessness will grow faster than expected by the Carter admin to Gratien which an it wont reach 6 2 percent until the fourth Quarter Lyle Grantley a member of a by Council of economic advisors. Said he would be surprised if the rate hit 6 2 percent before october the three economists representing Chase Manhattan Bank Citibank and data resources inc., said people hired during the last six months Are highly vulnerable to layoffs they predicted that unemployment will be pronounced in the durable goods industries particularly autos and Large apr Quot a where in Luction is and retail sales Are sluggish. Construction workers also could be affected More than most groups because housing starts declined in april and savings a prime source of mortgage Money continue to fall the economists said Quot in Light of these signs we expect to see a Small Rise in unemployment next month probably to 5 9 percent and 6 2 percent by the third Quarter july to sep Temberio. Said Alan Murray a vice president of Citibank in new York. An increase from 5 8 percent by the associated press its going tote a bit easier this weekend than last to get gasoline government and Industry officials say but the Outlook for the rest of the month is Uncertain Oil companies have begun shipping june gasoline Alloca Ioas to service stations and that will let dealers refill tanks that ran dry when May allocations ran out that does not mean though that All stations will be open All the time this weekend some will be closed because their first june shipments of Gas did no to arrive before the weekend others will close or Cut hours in an attempt to stretch supplies through the month Oil companies have been limiting dealers each month to a percentage of the amount of Gas they got a year earlier Texaco for example limited dealers in May to 80 percent of last May s Supply and is limiting them in june to 70 percent but Texaco will distribute about As Many Gallons of Gas in june As in May. Despite the allotment percentage Cut that s because More gasoline was sold in june 1978 than in May 1978 traditionally More gasoline is sold in june than May because of the Start of vacation season if these ,b5and pattern holds True this year supplies could run out fairly quickly but analysts say there Wen signs late in May that Public perception of the Gas shortage is blunting demand considerably so Gas supplies May make it through the month without serious shortages in any Case gasoline should be fairly plentiful this weekend As new shipments Combine with Gas left Over from last month Quot it will be of this said John Goodier of the Wyoming department of economics and planning Quot it will probably be toward the end of the month when it gets tight Quot we Are finding for the first weekend in june the situation is a Little bit better than the last two of Cess in May and certainly no worse Quot said Jan Ray. A spokesman for the Auto club of Washington state state travel officials however. Continue to warn Drivers to use less Gas and avoid having to find Gas at night when Many service stations close the state s soybeans 70 percent of the Oats and 55 percent of the Sunflower seed production that portion of the Milwaukee Road serves Grain elevators with about 40 million bushels of storage capacity and the state had asked the Ico for a directed service Quot so that other railroads would serve communities on 72 Miles of track in the Austin and Winona areas of Southeastern Minnesota these Are secondary main lines which link up with Iowa communities and Kansas City. La addition. Minnesota was vitally interested in the Mil Waukee Road continuing operation of its main line West of Montevideo across Northern South Dakota into southwestern North Dakota to Miles City. Mont where it links up with the in mainline the big Stone Power Plant in South Dakota with 200,000 Cus toners in Minnesota North a continued on Page 2 clerks testify Caldwell at Airport after murder Hastings Minn a two employees of a gift shop at Minneapolis St Paul Intel to 6 2 percent represents about Minne anoxia St. Paul inter 400.000 jobs the Bureau of labor National Airport positively Iden statistics said lifted Roger Caldwell Friday Ai statistics said Quot we now see Clear Cut signals of cuts in consumer demand its Only a matter of time before this shows up in the unemployment rate Quot said Douglas Bendt an economist with Chase Manhattan Bank who says joblessness could reach 6 4 percent by september Robert Gough an economist at data resources inc., Cambridge. Mass., said a 6.5 percent unemployment rate is possible by the fall. Each economist was More impressed by the level of employment than the rate of unemployment the Man who bought a Tan suede suit bag at the shop Only hours after the Elisabeth Congdon Velma Pietila murders sales clerk Sandra Schwarz Bauer and her supervisor. Joanne Kelly told the jury hearing Marjorie Caldwell a murder trial that a Man purchased the suit bag shortly after the Host International Blue gift shop opened at 6 35 a in on june 27. 1977 prosecutor John Desanto showed both women a photograph of a police lineup of five men. Including Caldwell. Both pointed to Caldwell and said he was the Man in the gift shop that morning the women related How they identified Caldwell in person at his trial in Brainerd last summer. Both said they had Quot no doubt Quot he was the Man who purchased Jesuit bag mrs Caldwell accused of plotting with her husband the murders of miss Congdon. Ner adoptive Mother and mrs Pietila mias Congdon s nurse Caldwell has already been convicted and was sentenced to life in prison. Miss Schwarzbauer and mrs Kelly also identified a Wicker suitcase and said it was similar to the one the Man was carrying when he purchased the suit bag miss Schwarzbauer said she and the Man tried to fit the suitcase into one of the pouches on the suit bag. Police found the suitcase in the Caldwell Bloomington hotel room a week after the murders one of miss Congdon s nurses has already testified that the suitcase was in miss Congdon a bedroom closet on the night of the murders the prosecution claims Caldwell stole the suitcase after killing the women. However during Cross examination by defense attorney Ronald Meshbesher miss Schwarzbauer admitted that another similar suitcase but with a Brown handle looked More like the suitcase carried by the Man in the gift shop mrs Kelly and miss Schwarzbauer also acknowledged that they had been shown a photograph of Caldwell by police a week after the murders but could not identify him. Iowa group opposes pipeline Ryan Iowa a the leaders of a Farmers organization opposed to the construction of a pipeline through Eastern Iowa decided Friday to ask a District judge to review the granting of condemnation rights for the project Pat Roby attorney for reroute crude Oil. Said co directors voted unanimously at a meeting in Ryan to file a petition tor judicial review of the Iowa Commerce commission s order issued thursday the order granted Northern pipeline co. Of Delaware inc. A permit for the pipeline and the right to use condemnation procedures to acquire land for the project Roby said the petition will be filed in one of the affected counties within 30 Days. The petition will probably argue that Northern pipelines evidence of the need for condemnation was insufficient he said Northern has proposed constructing a 24 Inch pipeline to run from Wood River. Iii., to Pine Bend. Minn the 476-mile line would transport crude Oil to refineries in Minnesota it would pass through Muscatine Cedar Jones. Linn. Delaware Buchannan Fayette Chickasaw and How re coun ies Quot in America no one can take another persons property for personal gain and the co association intends to prove that the order of the Iowa state com Emmerce commission violates James Lein Arlington co executive director. Albert Lea mayor . Hagen grand marshal first annual Mardi gras kicks off next weekend the first annual Albert Lea Mardi gras june 8-10, is less than a week away for local residents and out of town visitors it Hopes to attract grand marshal for the weekend Albert Lea mayor Hager was named Friday by organizers of the festivities. Hagen will oversee the grand Parade finale scheduled to Start at the Fairgrounds at 1 30 p m., sunday and follow a route Down Bridge Avenue to Clark Street to St Mary a Avenue and finishing at Morin Park. Parade units include seven or eight bands two or three Clown troops service organization and Veteran group marching units various equipment floats by local businesses cub scouts and a number of floats from Albert Lea and out of town antique cars and hot rods also will be in the Parade. The a Minnesota Over 60 band from Montgomery will present an Impromptu concert at Morin Park following the Parade. The group ranges in age from 62 to 82, has played at various local events and represented Minnesota in two or three past worlds fairs other events during the Friday through sunday Celebration include various fast. Mardi gras Button sales have hit the half Way Mark according to organizers the Dollar buttons provide discounts at local stores during the weekend and Are needed to participate in Mardi gras events a list and Brief description of events during the weekend follows for More information Contact the Albert Lea Freeborn county chamber of Commerce office. 373 3938 Friday kick off the weekend starts with a musical Send off by a local singing Troup a just us a a the 12-member group Quot All Over 28,&Quot will do a one hour show ranging from pop to country and Western tunes including Quot country roads Quot Quot one hand one heart from West Side Story and the comedy song Quot old the six men and six women have been together two Mardi gras grand marshal Tribune photo comics.22 crossword.19 opinion Page. 4 bridge.22 daily records.23 family Page. 3 markets.23 deaths.23 sports. 20 to guide.18 overseer of Tho june 8-10 Mardi gras Celebration in Albert Lea is mayor . Hogan. Hagen was presented Friday with a Mardi gras Dollar Button and t shirt by from left Chester Swenson John Jeffrey and far right Roger Shafer organizers for the three Day festivities. Hagen will ride in the grand Parade 1 30 p.m., sunday which closes the three Day Celebration. Years and provided entertainment at the Jackson county fair and will sing at the upcoming Freedom fest at Freeborn county Fairgrounds in August admission is free. The concert will be held at 7 p a. Friday the Fountain i Ake ban Shell on the North end of Broadway. Two Day sporting events softball horseshoes and Pool. Two Day tournaments in those sports Are open for registration softball. A mens slow pitch double elimination tournament open to any recreation league team will begin saturday morning at j Snyder Field and continue sunday from la . To 5p.m. To Register teams must pay a $45 entry fee that will be used to pay Quot travel expense Quot for the first four place teams $150, $115, $75 and $45, respectively the remainder of the Money will be used to support youth baseball activities in the area. The tournament known As the first annual yes men softball tournament is Asa and Marpa sanctioned teams must be registered by wednesday by contacting Paul Linnes at 373-9884 or 373-3162 horseshoes a $5 fee for trophies will get anyone with an Eye for a Horseshoe stake into the Mardi gras Horseshoe tournament at the vow Park in Geneva. There will be competitive classes based on a ringer percentage for men women and children anyone who does not have a ringer percentage can get one by throwing 50 to too shoes and counting the number of ringers thrown. Transportation to Geneva for those who do not have a Way will be provided at the vow club in Albert Lea entrants will be contacted prior to saturday and told the time they will compete those who have not registered May do so by stopping at the Albert Lea vow or calling 373-9256 by wednesday Pool a first place prize of $500 should attract entries to the eight Ball singles tournament planned for saturday and sunday at the Albert Lea armory the tournament is a double elimination affair that is wide open with no brackets or classes. To enter a $10 fee should be sent to Jim Rupp. Box 322, Albert Lea 56007 by Friday registration will begin at 8 a in saturday. Shooting will Start at to . A minimum of four Pool tables will be available for the tournament saturday events run for your life the Albert Leayo a men club and Northland beverage Are cosponsoring their first annual Fountain Lake five mile run and two mile family fun run in conjunction with the Mardi gras weekend what better Way to Start the weekend but with a Scenic run around Fountain Lake running begins at Brookside Junior High to . Saturday. The five mile run has three menus continued on Page 2 upstairs who cares i All modern apartments rooms from 2 to 3 bedrooms. Close in. Preferably this apartment woe rented right away through a classified of in the Tribune. Many apartments rooms and houses Are rented this economical effortless Way. Of you have property for it into Money the easy Way. List your rental in the classified columns of the Tribune. To place your of just dial 373-1411 ask for an experienced classified of writer to help you word your of for Best results

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