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Albert Lea Sunday Tribune (Newspaper) - June 10, 1979, Albert Lea, Minnesota The sunday Tribune vol. 82, no 136 single copy 30 cent Albert Lea Minnesota sunday june to 1979 uses 181-580 48 pages Fri investigates Humphrey funds Minneapolis a the Fri is trying to determine if $15,000 in Tipper great trikes regional commission funds went to Hubert Humphreys 1972 presidential Campaign the Minneapolis Star has reported toe Star said Friday that a team of Fri agents has been interviewing Humphrey Campaign workers and sifting through 110 boxes of documents Given to the Minnesota historical society by Democrat Wendell Anderson former Minnesota governor and senator sources told the Star the agents Are pursuing a theory that Thomas Helm. A former Anderson aide and Michael pin tas former us arc director might have used some of the missing Money to pay Humphrey workers in the Nebraska presidential primary Campaign among those interviewed by the Fri in connection with the Campaign were William r Mcgrann a Minneapolis attorney and director of the late senators Minnesota and be Hraska primary efforts and state rep John Sarna of Minneapolis. Who was a Humphrey staff worker in Nebraska Mcgrann said the agents who interviewed him made it Clear they were trying to show that Helm and Pintar had spent commission Money in Nebraska and a commissioner to attend Dairy Days Minnesota agriculture commissioner Mark Seetin will appear Friday during june Dairy Days accenting to the Freeborn county Dairy association Seetin will appear at 8 30 . Friday just prior to the Dairy Days family Ball at the Hovee parking on North Bridge Avenue in Albert Lea the agriculture commissioner is a native of Winnebago and currently farms near Huntley. He was appointed to his present Post this year by gov Albert Quie Hayward is the Host City for Dairy Days this year activities will begin monday with store window displays in Hayward and Albert i a saturday activities in Hayward will include judging of milk maid and Dairy Princess candidates the i physical fitness contest at the Hayward school and the Dairy Davs banquet atop in. At the school there will be a 10 30 . Sunday ecumenical Church ser vice at Hayward lutheran Church. The Dairy Days Parade will begin at 2p rn., in Hayward with the Coronation of the Dairy Princess and milk maid following the Parade at Hayward lutheran Church Mark Seetin floods hit Kansas Augusta. Kan. Apr hundreds of Southeast Kansas residents were evacuated from their Homes As the Walnut River roared through the Southeast Kansas communities of Al Dorado and August blocking roads and knocking out the City owned electric Plant in Augusta. With More rain expected saturday flood damage was estimated at 13 million in Al Dorado alone and rising with the River a apparent record floodwater damages for Augusta were not immediately known. Police in both communities reported no deaths or injuries Friday night. They attributed it to the slow Rise of the River caused by almost five Days of solid rain. Mil wacko Road Loans approved Chicago apr . District judge Thomas r. Mcmillen has been advised by a special court counsel to approve an application for $20 million in Federal Loans for the financially troubled Milwaukee Road. Any loan application however should be tied to several conditions said special master Milton h. Gray on Friday who was appointed to help Mcmillen with the reorganization of the Railroad under Federal bankruptcy Laws Gray said the Railroad s trustee Stanley . Hillman should begin proceedings before the interstate Commerce commission to abandon the Milwaukee roads entire system. Stat Park Haaring sat St. Paul apr the Minnesota department of natural resources will hold a Public hearing june 22 in Silver Bay to consider the proposed Tett Gouche state Park on the North Shore of Lake Superior the new Park would include the present 706-acre baptism River state Park near Silver Bay 600 acres of tax forfeit land and 3,385 acres of private land the 1979 legislature appropriated $880,000 to Purchase the privately owned land and the state must pay fair Market value for the tax forfeit land. Other provisions of the legislation require the Der to return 3,400 acres of state owned land in Lake county to private ownership through sales. The state also will make payments in lieu of taxes to the county on a diminishing scale Over a 10-year period. Bomb Artic defended Washington apr the Justice department acknowledges in court papers that a banned Magazine article on How to make a Hydrogen bomb contains information that was available to the Public for three years at a government Library in los Alamos n m the papers filed Friday said a if a competent scientist read Quot the Library document a the or she would derive no significant information or Benefit from Reading an article the government is trying to prevent the progressive Magazine from publishing . District judge Robert w Warren has scheduled a closed hearing next tuesday in Milwaukee on a motion by the Magazine and the american civil liberties Union to lift the injunction and allow publication. King birthday Holiday Akkad Washington a president Carter is asking Congress to approve a measure that would make Martin Luther King s birthday a Legal Holiday for 2.1 million Federal employees. However the proposal contained in legislation sent to Congress wednesday As part of a Broad proposal to revise the Federal pay system would not automatically become a Holiday for the governments 600,000 postal workers who bargain collectively for pay and holidays if approved it would be the tenth Legal Holiday observed each year for Federal workers. The others Are new year s Day Washington a birthday memorial Day Independence Day labor Day Columbus Day veterans Day thanksgiving and Christmas civil rights appropriation Washington apr the House has passed on a 276-14 vote an appropriation of up to $14 million for the civil rights commission in the fiscal year beginning oct. I. But before approving the measure Friday the House rejected an amendment which would have trimmed the authorization to $11.37 million the approximate amount the administration is requesting. A conference committee will now work out differences Between Senate and House versions of the Bill. The Senate version passed thursday simply authorizes whatever amount of funds Are needed. Later at the democratic National convention in Miami among the questions he was asked Mcgrann said a was whether i had Ever seen any big Money come in like you know in a Black bag or something i said. A you be got to be kidding a the Justice department has been investigating the us arc since october. 1977. For possible misuse of More than $1 million in Federal Grants that could not be accounted for in Federal audits Donald Boyd a Brimson. Minn., businessman and us arc consultant was convicted in november of taking $65,000 in kickbacks from commission funds in connection with contracts he held to Aid Small businesses in Minnesota Kelm worked four Days helping to organize Humphreys be Hraska Campaign Pintar a longtime democratic Farmer labor party activist worked in Lincoln. Neb. On the Campaign at the time. Pintaro a salary was paid with Federal Money when asked about this at Boyds conspiracy and mail fraud trial Pintar invoked the fifth amendment Quot theve re off on some Hare brained idea that Pintar and i were funnelling upper great i Akes Money into Humphreys Campaign Quot Kelm said Quot that a just ridiculous there a just nothing there Quot Pintar declined to comment Man held in stabbing Bradley Allen Whelan Rural Alden was listed in critical condition at Naeve Hospital saturday following a stabbing incident outside of the Aragon bar. 420 s Broadway ave. At about 12 40a in. Saturday an Albert Lea police car was flagged Down after the incident by a crowd standing outside the bar police said. Police Are holding a Man in custody in connection with the incident. Man killed in Power line shot Harrisburg. Paap a Young Harrisburg Man was electrocuted when he apparently shot at an electric line insulator and a 7.200-Volt wire fell on his car police say. Swatara township police said Friday that Edward Eby 23. Died after firing a 22-caliber Rifle at the Glass insulator while leaning against his car the wire then fell across the car. The current passing through the vehicle to Eby. A other insulators have been shot but no one has been killed doing it in recent history that we re aware of a said Don Beitzell. A Pennsylvania Power amp Light area manager family fun run tiny Tennis shoes pattered the pavements saturday morning at the Start of the family two mile run sponsored by the Albert Lea family y during Mardi gras festivities. The approximately 40 participants were helping to raise Money for they a youth activities As were the so runners in a five mile adult run. New missile system development expected to survive challenges Washington a pres id Cal Carter s decision to push for full scale development of the in billion my Mobile missile peeled to to the Senate next system is sex challenged in week but survive intact a military weapons Hill crewman says ship was a fire Hazard Duluth. Minn a tin Canadian freighter Cartie Cliffe was a Quot fire Hazard and a death a Crew member of the burned freighter said Friday As a coast guard inquiry began in to the fire that killed six crewmen last tuesday the inquiry resumed today in the St. Louis county courthouse two crewmen made their comments in written statements that were not formally entered in evidence because their attorney was not allowed to participate in the hearings Scott Blair 19. St Catherine s Ontario said Wood material in the Crews quarters made the ship a fire Hazard. And two other crewmen said Wood used in building the ship May have contributed to the fire s intensity the Blaze which occurred about to Miles from Copper Harbor mich., swept the 73 Root ships superstructure where most of the 25-Man Canadian Crew slept. Many were trapped in their Cabins noting the Lack of exits. Blair said the Only escape for Many was through the Cabin portholes since smoke and flames filled the hallway leading to the deck he said there was a Lack of firefighting equipment in the Crews quarters and that a nearby paint storage locker was dangerous Mark Wigzell. 22. St Cath Erines. Said the paint work was also to blame Quot As it releases a noxious smoke and Burns very fast once it is on fire a he said there should have been adequate fire alarm or smoke Detector equipment to give the Crew More time to escape the Crew members who testified Friday said they had received adequate fire fighting training and said hoses and extinguishers aboard ship were plentiful however they said the fire was out of control by the time they were alerted none knew where or How the fire began Victor Hanson an attorney representing families of the dead seamen said a lawsuit will be filed against Hall corp shipping. Ltd. Montreal Vessell owners claiming the ship was unsafe Hanson called fridays inquiry a a farce Quot he said recurring disasters involving great lakes vessels Are due to the failure of tin coast guard to conduct i depth investigations of disasters similar to those conducted in aircraft disasters la James e. Koehler. Coast guard presiding officer denied Hanson permission to parties Pate in the inquiry a. F comics.21 crossword. 9 opinion Page. 4 Bridge. 8 deaths.27 daily records.27 family Page. 5 markets.27 sports. 22 to guide.20 horoscope.21 a Jol scheduled for debate monday would authorize $670 million for the program the Money re Quested earlier this year in car ter s 1980 budget is for engineering work on the missile sen George Mcgovern. Is i. Who is expected to Lead a Campaign to delete the my Money said Carters decision announced Friday a could rep resent the biggest single waste of Public funds since the Vietnam War a it adds nothing to our defense capability except More surplus overkill but it will Cost at least $30 billion and. More Likely. $50 Mcgovern said Mcgovern s Effort is not expected to succeed because it appears there is no Broad based opposition to the missile sen John Stennis i miss. Chairman of the armed services committee welcomed the presidents action As Quot an essential step on the Way to devel Oping a new and survivable missile for the future a a Stennis and others however called on Carter to come to a speedy decision on How to deploy the missile Quot the time for Tempo izing while our survivability problems continues to get worse is Over Quot said Kansas Republican Boh Dole a candidate for the Gap Developer s mall option expires mall Developer Orrin Ericson has apparently let expire his option to build a shopping Center on Highway la just North of the Skyline mall in Albertl a the land now reverts to Inland dress realty in Albert in a the land owners from whom Ericson had purchased the option in january George dress of Inland dress. Said the option Ericson had purchased had an expiration deadline in the first part of this month dress said thursday his firm had not heard from Orrin Ericson develop ment in Bloomington with regard to whether Ericson would exercise his option and build the shopping Center the site of the proposed Center is a 50 acre lot bordered on the East by Highway la and on the South by Graceland cemetery dress said the shopping Center project is not dead. However. Quot ifs still vers he said Quot we have a couple of developers coming in next week to look at the project Quot dress said Ericson had forfeited his option fees but did not say How much that was a the big loss a Developer has on something like this is the Money they spend working on the project office costs local soil tests Etc dress said Ericson could he considered As a prospective Developer asked if the Ericson Deal was on. He said Quot yes and no Quot he said if Ericson did have another proposal Quot we would listen to that Ericson has not been available for comment As to whether he was still pursuing the local project Ericson was the subject of a bankruptcy proceeding brought against him earlier this year by three creditors who claimed Ericson owed them $10 million from an unsuccessful mall development project in Tempe. Ariz Ericson is currently setting up a payment schedule that would satisfy his creditors and still allow him to continue functioning As a Developer Ericson assets discussed in bankruptcy court Minneapolis a attorneys for some of the five Daren creditors claiming $10 million from shopping mall Developer Orrin a Ericson quizzed a bankruptcy judge closely Friday about a proposal to sell Ericson a Only sizeable asset a share in a mall negotiations Are under Way to sell Ericson a half interest in the Mankato mall for $1 3 million the closing is tentatively set continued on Page 2 presidential nomination sen John Tower of Texas ranking Republican on the armed services committee said the timing of Carters decision a week before the Salt ii Summit in Vienna Quot is transparent Salt salesmanship calculated to a buy ratification of the Salt Iii treaty a the main purpose of the my system is to provide a weapon that is not vulnerable to increasingly accurate soviet missiles although final details Are being worked out. The outlines of the new system were sketched at a Pentagon briefing each 190.00 1 Pound my missile. Carrying to warheads would be deployed on a 4,000 mile network of either paved roads or railroads connecting 8,800 Quot hardened Quot shelters spread Over four Western states a new Mexico. Arizona. Utah and Nevada the system would he built on government owned land a total of 200 my missiles would be moved around on huge transporters from which they Cix Iid be fired the missiles mobility is supposed to prevent it from becoming a target of soviet attack the chief Issue still undecided is whether the missile transporters should move on the Earth a surface or below ground water patrol officer has variety of tasks Tribuna photo water patrol a Freeborn county water patrol officer Gary Jacobsen above is at the Helm of the county patrol boat. The Day the picture was taken Jacobsen pulled a stranded boat on Fountain Lake to Shore below. By Chris Manahan Tribune staff writer Gary Jacobsen a boat does not pull skiers across Fountain Lake or serve As a Sun deck for tanning enthusiasts instead it has a red Light on the Bow a Siren to go with it and the words Quot sheriffs water patrol Quot on the Side this summer is Jacobsen a fourth at the Helm of the county water patrol boat his interest in the Lake and the fact to lives a Short distance away makes it an Ideal Job he patrols the Waters when boat traffic is heavy enough to require it. He also is on 24 hour Call in Case there Are problems on the Lake most boating problems on the Lake said Jacobsen Are due to the Lack of knowledge some boaters and others who use the Lake have about local rules one of the most important rules the one requiring Craft on the Lake except sailboats to travel counter clockwise is patterned after a familiar Rule of tile Road that cars stay on the right Side of the Road he said the other major Rule to keep in mind when on Fountain Lake is to keep boats and skiers at least too feet from the Shore docks and other boats Only when a boat is taking off or Landing at its Dock can it be within the too foot distance unlicensed water Craft such As life rafts or air mattresses must stay within a 50-foot distance from Shore to avoid heavy traffic Speed restrictions Are posted with Quot no Wake Quot signs in the Channel area near Brookside Junior High school and other parts of the Lake the Channel restriction. Jacobsen said. Prevents canoes being capsized y a motorized boat wave in the tight Channel area the Canoe is not Able to avoid the full Force of the boats Wake the restriction also reduces soil erosion along the Channel Shore Jacobsen estimates the most heavily used Lake area is Edgewater Bay for its size because the picnic area is so close the variety of uses including sailing canoeing Leisure Power boating. And skiing Power Oating. Requires everyone use some common sense and watch out for themselves when they Are on the Lake he said Quot if everyone used common Sease you need me Quot said Jacobsen most regular users of the Lake and people who have docks along the Lake know the rules and operate accordingly he said but there an some a hell raisers Quot and people from out of town who done to pay attention or done to know the rules and have to be told usually once they Are told the boaters follow along if not a Fine can be levied various times during the summer Jacobsen conducts boat checks on the Lake to Check that life jackets Are on the boat can be easily seen and Are enough for the boats passengers. If the boat has an area that is enclosed in any Way a fire extinguisher must be on Board the size of motor on the boat must be within horsepower limits posted by the boats steering wheel or Back of the boat those aboard must also not excels Tho weight or passenger limit for the boat in his four Summers Jacob sen remembers one close Call with a water fatality a boat with a Cabin built on top capsized near the City Beach one summer a couple people on the boat Wert thrown Clear of the boat however Jacobsen aided in dragging the area for one person on the boat who had not been found the Man whose became lodged inside the boat prevented him from getting fret Wasny to found until a be guard at the Beach Felt underneath the boat daring the search the Man was revived on the Beach by the guard Jacobsen also functions As a Good Samaritan on the Lake on a recent patrol this past week two girls whose boat quit on the Lake and were Drifting waiting for someone to help were pulled to a nearby boat Landing and sent on their Way by Jacobsen debris floating along the Lake creating an eyesore for water lovers also finds its Way into Jacobsen s boat and is hauled away. Tribune photo Mardi gras activities sunday Albert Lea Garden club Flower show Skyline mall All Day. Horseshoe tournament vow Park Geneva All Day. Moose Lodge Golf tournament Green Lea Golf course All Day. Softball tournament j m. Snyder Fields All Day. 6 a in i Cloverleaf Lions club Pancake breakfast William Street at Broadway downtown. 9 a in. Noon. Street and Rod show and Shine Skyline mall parking lot. 10 . Pool tournament Albert Lea armory. 1 30 . Grand Parade beginning at Fairgrounds and ending at Morin Park following Parade a concert by the Minnesota Over 60 band of Montgomery Morin Park. 7 30 . Baseball Albert Lea town team is. Albert Lea legion Hayek Field. Rents apartment by using want and of you Ore looking for on apartment to rent Check the Low Cost Tribune want ads doily for Best opportunities. Fop rent. Two bedroom apartment. Stove refrigerator All utilities furnished. Adults and no pets. Close to shopping Center. 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