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Albert Lea Sunday Tribune (Newspaper) - June 17, 1979, Albert Lea, Minnesota The vol. 82, no. 142 single copy 30 cents sunday Albert Lea Minnesota sunday june 17, 1979tribune uses 181580j 36 pages Seetin at Dairy Days since returning from Chino Ive Learned the virtue of drinking milk Quot said Minnesota s agriculture commissioner Mark Seetin. Seetin who was accused of being drunk during a Trade development trip to China by Minnesota businessmen but later was exonerated by gov. Al Quie joined in Freeborn county Dairy Days festivities Friday night at the by Vee parking lot. He cited Dairy Farmers for their increased efficiency and providing one of the least costly consumer goods available. Since 1953, he said the average milk production per cow has increased 65 percent to 3vi Gallons a Day. Seetin Center is pictured with rep. Bob Haukoos left talking with Edward Matz one of about 200 people who were at the Friday night affair. Vienna. Austria a president Carter and soviet president Leonid i Brezhnev holding the first East West sum Mit meeting in almost five years ousted saturday Over Levels of defense spending and plainly disagreed about world trouble spots but at their initial conference which was adjourned ahead of schedule the two leaders were said to have agreed that the explosion of a single nuclear weapon would be the ultimate catastrophe for All the world in a Brief Exchange As they entered the meeting room at the is embassy. Carter voiced the Hope that u s soviet relations would flourish for the Sake of world peace. Brezhnev responded Accord ing to a us official a god will not forgive us if we fail a during the talks. Brezhnev interrupted a Carter appraisal of american and soviet arms spen Ding touching off an Exchange about who is spending most for what and who is responsible for increasing outlays for weapons said the american informant who asked not to be named in addition the official said the presidents expressed Quot markedly different Quot positions on areas of Quot regional turbulence Quot presumably a reference to the Middle East and Southern Africa scheduled for two hours the morning meeting ended in less than 90 minutes when Brezhnev. 72 and ailing pushed his chair Back from the 30-foot conference table others followed suit the session had been scheduled for two hours Carter later told reporters it was Quot a Good meeting Quot and White House press Secretary Jody Powell noting there was a Good bit of give and take. Termed it Quot pretty exciting a the talks resumed saturday inc plan soothes some truckers dig Down deep in buoy photo 1978 milk maid Karl Thorson digs deep in the cooler to scoop some ice Cream for sen. Tim Penny new Richland and rep. Henry Kalis Walters. Surrounding Keri Are three candidates for 1979 milk maid. The milk maid contestants will be part of the Dairy Days Parade in Hayward 2 . Today. The new 1979 milk maid will be crowned following the Parade. By the associated press protesting truckers have ended blockades at some Minnesota truck stops but the president of the state Independent truckers association is urging them not to go Back to work until the government guarantees adequate fuel supplies the Federal government offered striking truckers some re Lief Friday in the form of a 5 6 percent pay increase from the regulated companies for whom they drive those who haul unprocessed goods such As Grain poultry Ana produce and receive Money directly from shippers would not Benefit from the in crease the National president of the Ita. Mike Parkhurst. Called the plan Mandy Olson. Minnesota Ita president said truckers should stay off the roads until the government provides for Quot mandated guarantees of fuel Quot but one Independent trucker who had helped blockade a service station near Winona. Minn. The past three Days said his group was satisfied with the Federal interstate Commerce commission offer Quot i got me a Load of diesel fuel and pm going to Brooklyn. New declared the Man. Who refused to identify himself news highlights feds want answers from refineries Duluth group flite suit against Quie Duluth Minn. Apr a Duluth group has filed suit against gov. Al Quie charging that Campaign contributors Are Given better Access to the governor than other citizens. The suit was filed in u. S. District court in Duluth by Thomas Agnew jr., attorney for the North Central commodity Transfer association inc. Named As defendants were Quie the state of Minnesota. Quiet a key club and the 1982 Al Quie Campaign committee military ruler executed in Ghana London apr Ghana a deposed military ruler Gen Ignatius Acheampong and another former top general were executed by a firing squad today according to a radio Accra broadcast monitored Here the British broadcasting corp. Which monitored the radio Accra announcement said Acheampong and Gen. F. Ute a were shot to death at a military firing Range 4 Miles outside the Ghana Al capital of Accra after they were convicted by a military court set up by the country a new 13 Day old military regime. Wall Stroot says Roc Ossion is hero new York apr the Carter administration May violently disagree but Many Wall Street analysts Are convinced that a recession is at hand. Most of the debate these Days in the Finan Cial Community focuses not on whether a slow Down will occur but on How extensive it will be and How it will affect the Stock Market. Quot within the last three months More and More investors have begun to accept the recession scenario Quot said Frank Mastrapasqua. A a City trios again for Flor de ban St. Paul apr a last ditch Effort to keep fluoride out of brai nerds City water Supply was taken under advisement Friday by u. S. District judge Donald Alsop. Although most municipal water supplies have been fluoridated for 20 years or More under a mandatory state Law Brainerd citizens have engaged in court Battles that have reached the Minnesota supreme court twice and the u. S. Supreme court once. Attorney John a Graham representing the anti fluoridation forces told Alsop Friday that fluoridation causes Quot widespread human cancer Quot and May be responsible for 200 to 300 deaths a year in Minnesota rubber workers reach agreement Washington apr a tentative contract agreement Between the United rubber workers and b. F. Goodrich co is expected to establish Industry wide wage and Benefit terms for 55,000 tire company workers. The agreement announced after an eight hour nonstop bargaining session Friday was termed a a substantial Quot by urn president Peter Bommarito terms of the 3-year pact were not revealed but Peter j Pestillo Goodrich s chief negotiator said it exceeded a Flat 7 percent. Rod Lake six plead innocent St. Paul Minn. Apr six men charged in connection with two Days of violence on the red Lake Indian reservation last month have pleaded innocent to charges of conspiracy kidnapping and assault. The pleas were entered Friday before u. S. Magistrate George Mcpartlin in u. S. District court. I rial was set for july 9. Harry Hanson Roland Roy William stately Thomas Barrett and Edward d. Cook All of red Lake All charged with conspiracy kidnapping and assault in the May 19 armed takeover of the Bureau of Indian affairs Law enforcement Center. Inside the Tribune j m family Page 5 crossword. 9 deaths 2 opinion Page. 4 sports. Bridge 0 to guide in daily records.2 Horoscope 8 Washington a fed eral Energy officials Are summoning major is refinery executives to explain Why they re not producing More gasoline amid indications that those who Don t give the right answers might get less crude Oil to work with in testimony Friday to a House subcommittee. Assistant Energy Secretary Alvin l aim said the administration is considering an order that would Quot allocate crude away from firms that Are not using their refineries to full aim said the president has this Power under an existing emergency fuel allocation Law Energy Secretary James r Schlesinger said he will a offer invitations Quot to the nations seven largest refiners to explain Why they Aren t using growing crude Oil inventories to make More gasoline Oil companies lose crude Oil unless they can justify Why they Aren t producing More gasoline and heating Oil. Aim told the House Commerce subcommittee on Energy and Power Charles Irona president of the Industry lobbying group the american Petroleum Institute claimed Oil companies Quot Are running through their refineries All of the crude Oil that they can safely but aim said that though crude Oil imports increased last week by 800,000 barrels the amount of Oil refined dropped from 14 6 million barrels to 14 4 million barrels a Day aim said there s no apparent reason Why More gasoline can to be refined and that while supplies will remain tight this summer. He does no to expect Long lines in Many places he also predicted soaring heating Oil prices next Winter possibly going As High a to or 90 cents a gallon in the Northeast. In other Energy develop ments the full House approved a rep by i Ca n sponsored Resol ution asking the administration to document that gasoline Shor tages Are real and not contrived the vote was 340-4. Schlesinger announced administration support for a Bill to provide up to 12 billion in subsidies for Coal Oil and other synthetic fuels the interstate Commerce commission sanctioned a 5 6 percent surcharge to help Independent truckers Cope with the rising Cost of diesel fuel the Bor and academic leaders asked for creation of a White House mobilization Board to tackle the Energy problem the group asserted that existing us Energy policy is plagued by Quot confusion and chaos a a the internal Revenue service issued temporary regu lations exempting gasohol a gasoline substitute that combines Petroleum and alcohol a from some excise taxes the Energy department voiced continued support for the country a first Coal Gasi fiction Plant in North Dakota despite a Federal judges objection to the project on grounds the Utility a customers should not have to foot the Bill protesters in four vehicles also left the Lucky Diamond Stop on interstate 90 about to Miles South of Winona owner Joan Schmidt said and a blockade ended at the no Dine station a few Miles away. Eight truckers continued their blockade at a Fergus Falls area truck Stop promising to remain at least through the weekend but the stockmen s truck Stop in South St. Paul near the livestock Yards was gushing Gas at its 12 pumps Friday after a nine Day shutdown meanwhile the strike continued to cripple supplies to cities and Grain terminals throughout the state by Early Friday afternoon. Only one truck had delivered Grain to the port Cargill Barge and rail terminal on the Mississippi River at Savage that compared with 40 trucks thursday at Cargill s Duluth elevator. 28 trucks had made deliveries by Early afternoon Down from 107 thursday and an average of 250 the previous few weeks the elevator probably will have an adequate Supply of Corn and soybeans for a month or More but May have problems next week loading ships with Sunflower seeds and Spring wheat. Carlin spokesman Greg Lause said in Superior the Wisconsin Bureau of Grain regulation re ported traffic had been Down 50 to 75 percent All week a spokesman said most trucks arrive in Superior had come in at night in convoys of five or six before tile current Lull the Lake Superior ports had been heading for a record Grain shipping year said Davis Heiberg executive director of the Seaway port authority of Duluth. In Alexandria officials said the City could go another to Days without replenishing its fuel supplies the comments came Friday. At a meeting called by mayor Vero Bisson after Independent truckers persuaded fuel Tanker Drivers not to Supply stations in the resort Center for the second straight Day eighteen trucks and about 50 truck operators stationed themselves at the Williams Brothers pipeline co terminal in Alex Andria and asked asking fuel suppliers not to fill their tankers at Williams thus reducing the fuel Supply to area truck stops and gasoline stations since the truckers set up their Vigil at noon thursday Only four tankers have taken in fuel the Drivers said they were delivering it to Farmers who needed it for farm vehicles one Alexandria service Sta Hon closed at 2 p in Friday be cause of dwindling fuel Supply and several other station operators said their supplies also were Low but there was some Good news around Winona with word that rowboats would get fuel to carry farm products Down the Mississippi Waterways Winona which services barges Between St Paul and St Louis had been without diesel fuel since wednesday. And by Friday 15 Grain hauling barges were stranded rep Arlen Erdahl. R Minn. Said in Washington tile depart ment of Energy had revised a Rule governing diesel allocation and that would Spring Loose More fuel for transportation of agricultural goods diesel shutdown ends locally diesel fuel lanes in Freeborn county Are reported open for truckers business the open pumps follow a three Day shutdown of the truck stops at the request of a group of area Independent truckers and the interstate Commerce com Mission decision. Friday to allow Independent truckers to charge for increased fuel costs three truckers were stationed at the Entrance to roadrunner truck Stop on interstate 90 and Hwy 13. Saturday morning but were not blocking the diesel pumps a sign on a tractor trailer parked near tin Entrance had Quot shutdown written on it a smaller sign on a Van near the Entrance called for truckers to Quot help us the roadrunner pumps had been open since 5 30 . Friday. East Side truck Stop opened its diesel lanes 2 30 Friday afternoon again at the u s embassy a baroque building dating Back to the reign of emperor Franz Joseph the three Day Summit will Climax monday with the signing of the Salt ii arms control pact at the opening of the morning talks. Carter was on the Side walk outside the embassy to Welcome his soviet gue St with a handshake and a Grin Brezhnev in a dark Blue suit sporting medals on his Chest smiled Back but he Loei ked a bit More somber As the two leaders and their advisers gathered around the conference table in a Low voice he addressed Carter and other americans in English saying Quot How Are you Quot the soviet chief was flanked by foreign minister Andrei a Gromyko and decease minister Dmitri f Ustinov also on hand was a fourth member of the politburo. Brezhnev protege Konstantin Chernenko Carter holding Handwritten notes As he walked into the conference led a u s delegation that included Secretary of state Cyrus r Vance defense Secretary Harold Brown and National Security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski each president presented his View of relations and his country a positions on global and regional issues Brezhnev was first Reading his remarks through heavy eyeglasses and Carter followed speaking from the notes a senior White House official. Who asked that he not be named said Carter s purpose was not Only to recite for Brezhnev his positions on key topics but to convey the strength with which beholds his views saturday talks were to he followed by a working dinner at the residence of american Arn Bassadore Milton Wolf the car Ster s Host during their four Dav stay Powell asked whether there was any significance in the Early end to the morning session said each Side had finished what it had to say ahead of the scheduled time Vance and Gromyko stayed on at the embassy for further discussions the two leaders and their delegations planned 3 2 hours of talks sat. And a like amount today at the soviet embassy topics Range from arms Contra to such world trouble spots As the Middle East and Southern Africa the final Summit Agenda was drafted Friday afternoon by Secretary of state Cyrus Vance and soviet foreign minister Andrei Gromyko Dot offers help for Alden rail line Alden a the Minnesota department of transportation in Dot it has offered to loan the Milwaukee Road an addition $600,000 to Complete the rehabilitation of the Alden Jackson rail Branch line according to commissioner Richard p Braun Quot because this rail line is so important to agriculture in Southern he said. Quot it is imperative that we move to improve rail service Here while the Milwaukee Road is still in operation Quot Quot with the increasing number of rail abandonment in this part of the state the Alden-.1 a cd son line becomes a major Grain outlet handling some 15 million bushels a year eight other rail lines which abut or adjoin the Milwaukee Road trackage have been abandoned or Are proposed for abandonment during the last two years another 18 rail lines also have been abandoned or have been proposed for abandonment in Southern Minnesota Quot without the Alden Jackson rail line in continuous service the Strain on our Grain transportation system could be disastrous continued deterioration of the line could Lead to its abandonment and cause economic loss to the area Quot in 1978, the Milwaukee Road the Pioneer land and Cornball shippers Assoc actors and in Dot signed two cataracts totalling $4 i million to rehabilitate the 68 mile rail Branch line Between Alden and Jackson. The line serves 17 Grain elevators 15 fertilizer dealers. 2 Power plants and other agricultural related industries it provides rail service to Alden. Wells. Minnesota Lake Easton Delavan. Winnebago. Huntley. Granada. Fairmont. Welcome Sherburn. Alpha and Jackson of in Dot s proposal to com plete the rehabilitation of this line is accepted the work should be completed within a year rail service will continue throughout the coast auction period rehabilitation will include replacing ties renewing the roadbed and re ballasting with crushed Rock damaged rail will also be replaced state funding for the rehabilitation comes from the Minnesota Rad service improvement program created to encourage the rehabilitation of economically viable but deteriorating rail lines by upgrading service to rail users trip voluntary program consists of a three party contract with the rail users tin Railroad company and in Dot under the present proposal. In Dot is offering to loan the Milwaukee Road its share of the rehabilitation projects the shippers a Are providing $12 million the rehabilitation work originally began last year. But had ceased because of tin Milwaukee roads financial problems. Previously in Dot had offered at the bankruptcy hearing in May to Grant the Milwaukee Road $1 million to assure continuation of vital rail service in Southern Minnesota until the end of the year the Milwaukee Road had asked to Stop service on 700 of its 1,165 Miles of rail ii be in the state the Federal judge ruled that he did not have authority to allow an embargo on Only a portion of the Milwaukee Road system eliminating the need for the $1 million Grant the Jimenez kids talk about dad he s always there when you need him by Mary Brown Tribune staff writer Jesse and to Jimenez Are proud of their children it is evident by the Way they look at them the intent expression on their faces As they listen to them talk and the Subtle Way they bring to attention their accomplishments about them children a without bragging selves As their children three girls and one boy ranging in age from la to 19, talk about their father it is apparent that they Are not afraid of him. But rather Are acutely aware of what he has spent his years trying to teach them. Honesty How to work hard and compassion Quot he a alright you says 14-year-old Jeff when asked How he feels about Jesse As a father Quot whenever i have a problem i can rely on him like i can rely on my Agency said it hoped the move would Spur striking Drivers to return to the Road a coalition of Industry la the Jimenez clan a Jesse Jimenez father of four has won the admiration of his offspring by being a firm but gentle Parent according to his children. A i like him cuz he gives me my allowance and i like it when he tucks me in bed Quot says 11 year old Julie. Pictured above Are the six Jimenez a. Seated on the Couch from Leftare Julie Jesse to and Jody 19. In the foreground Are Jeff 14 and Jackie 16. A the takes time to listen to us whenever we have something to say and he a always there w Hen you mix him he a just a great Guy a adds Jackie who at 16 thinks she s pretty Lucky in tin father department shortly after Jimenez bought the Quik Stop drive in in Albert Lea k years ago. He began having his children working with him beginning with Jody now 19 Jesse a wife to says that working together hits probably kept tin family close but it has also served to teach her children responsibility. To considers herself to be More strict than Jesse saying t hat sin always seemed to be the one doing the spanking a when i was sick last Winter the kids had to fend for them selves Quot she said Quot i started thinking maybe i had been too strict with them. But i found out All of those years of being a strict Parent paid off they took care of themselves and the House they re real Good kids a both to and Jeese have had to work Long and hard for Many of the years they were raising their children and Jesse says that if he regrets anything its that he did no to have More time to spend with them still the Jimenez a have found the time to follow their children to whatever sporting or other extracurricular events they have Lieen involved in Quot we follow the kids we re there to watch them a says to Quot i think that a really one hard and fast Rule in the Jimenez household is that the children let their parents know where they Are at All times. Quot if you done to know where you re kids Are then the problems Start a says Jesse. Both Jesse and to have encouraged their children to bring their friends Home opening their doors to hundreds of kids Over the years Quot that a one thing we be had going for us Quot says Jesse a when my wife was sick and in the Hospital of Guy who s hit of school now sent vier a card. He did t have to do that but i suppose he remembered that mrs. Jimenez always had her door open to the kids Quot continued on Page 2 Sells fencing by using a want and this Man had no trouble a ailing a Whit rail fancy by placing an and in Tho Low Cost Tribuna wont of action. White rail Fence. Has been a Back Yard enclosure consists of 2x4 rails and 4x4 posts. Some of the posts will have to be rep i seat xxxix for pickup. While this of was scheduled to run in the paper my limes the and was cancelled after it appeared Only two times. Cancel the of really have Good Luck with Tribune want ads said the advertiser. You can get fast results by calling 373-1411 today Ond placing your and. Carter Brezhnev disagree on spending trouble spots

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