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Albert Lea Sunday Tribune (Newspaper) - June 27, 1976, Albert Lea, Minnesota A the vol. Levin a no. 151 sunday Tribune Albert Lea Minnesota sunday june 27, 1976 single copy 25 cent 3 Page rid never expected to be go a Busy to Campaign. Her appearance at the min two to Llama it taken two to Llama at least in this ease As two Wells girls lean into the curve on the Llama ride at the City Parte kiddie carnival during the Wells Bicentennial Celebration this weekend. Mora pictures on Page 8. Tribune photo news highlights communists ties Belgrade. Yup Slavia a of re meetup eur com take part in a meeting sodium an Monist parties. The a y it t no had bounced Friday that president Uto uie a delegation to a a of the week communist parties in Berlin nex prosecutor fired Mph York apr Maurice Padjan Tho prosecutor investigating Corn is lathe new York City a has been fired. Sute atty. Gen Jlouis let Kowitz and gov. Hugh Carey Oiler de Nad Jarl out in response to his Atta Conan facial finding that Carey s earlier attempt to oust him was not Fzli tidally motivated. San Juan. Or. Apr president Ford arrived in puerto Rico for a in nation economic Summit taking note of political ferment on the Island and warning Cuba to avoid involvement. A 21-gun Salute greeted Ford As he Ltd upped off the . Tial Jet after a flight from Washington in remarks prepared for his la in puerto Rico Ford said the United state is proud of its relationship with the Island Commonwealth. He declared Quot those who mfr it be inclined to interfere in our freely deter Crosby firm wins front contract a bid for part of the front Street a Garfield Avenue Extension has been awarded by the state Highway department with completion do by nov. I. The bid went to a heft construction co., Crosby for $295,510. The work will include Concrete paving and storm a a wer installation on 0.9 mile of the Extension Between 008 mile South of Eberhert Street arid Broadway Avenue. More than half of the $485,000 total c St it ii be paid with Federal funds. The Road who connect South Broadway and Garfield Avenue by running through the Channel View Urban renewal area and then along the North Shore of Albert Lea Lake. Mined relations should know that such an act will be Konoid ered As intervention in the Domestic affairs of puerto Rico and the United states it will be an unfriendly act which will he re Slid by appropriate a old did not elaborate nor did other White House officials errand on a r Tali at try measures might be contemplated they acknowledged that the presidents statement was directed at Cuba. Ford set up the puerto rican trip to discuss global economic issues with the leaders of great Britain. Fannee. A cling. Japan Italy and Canada at a Summit that formally begins y Ana a ads up a Day later. Noting that the talks continue a dialogue begun is novem brr at Ramb Nii let. Near Par s. Where Alt but the canadians were present. Ford said to am confident that the discussions will help us to continue our current economic Progress and move us Ever closer to our goal of economic growth and stability throughout the world a his arrival text gave greater emphasis however to political unrest in puerto Rico which was mirrored in heavy Security measures adopted for the Summit at the secluded Dorado Beach hotel 17 Miles West of san Juan. The president said that the history of the relationship with puerto Rico has rested on he principle that the Peoples of the a tue states and puerto Rico have a right to Quot freely determine the nature of their tie with one the Freeborn county courthouse Annex which houses the county welfare depart. A Law enforcement Center and the Freeborn county jail will have an open House from 1-4 p.m., today. Here the Annex is viewed from Newton Avenue across the parking lot for Law enforcement vehicles. More pictures on Page h. Tribune photo Amos Christiansen to retire from City Park superintendent position by Bill Petroski Tribune staff writer jeepers exclaimed Silver haired Amos Christiansen As he looked up from a he v. As Penc Iling on one Day last week. Sitting at a desk at the City garage he called out to a longtime Secretary in the office Arlene Stout. He asked her for the latest figures on dutch Eim disease in Albert Lea. The tree a Mitford Singer Pearl idea of senators congressmen or a owners having to be keynote speakers is just of the past t think ifs Good to have fresh a plead said sen. Lowell Metcker who announced that he had arranged miss Bailey s july appearance. Actor marries again Arlington a. Apr actor Peter Lawford has married for the third time in a ceremony that was anything but ,solfe�?�v1-Lawford and Deborah Gould decided at the last minute to change from jeans into formal clothes. Lawford 52, forgot to bring the marriage License to the Chambers of the special judge who presided. Then he crowned with a bouquet of roses. Lebanese fighting Nicosia Cyprus apr the heaviest fighting of the 14-month-old lebanese civil War raged on saturday around two strangle refugee Camps in Southeastern Beirut an the Christian held radio said the Battle was spreading to other areas. Competition urged London map a Secretary of state Henry a. Kissinger has urged Western Europe to continue ideological Competition with the soviet Union and renewed americas commitment to the Independence of the Sov Iet bloc countries of Eastern Europe. A airlines Layoff Ottawa Canada apr the major Canadian airlines have Laid off almost 19,000 workers because of a pilots strike sparked by a dispute Over the use of French in air traffic control. Talks aimed at settling that dispute which has stopped almost All air traffic Over Canada were recessed Here with no indication that agreement was near. Dairy Princess Waseca Minn. Apr an 18-year-old Owatonna girl was chosen Friday night As a finalist in the Princess Kay of the Milky Way contest. Kathy Zeman will represent Faribault Freeborn Lesueur Rice Steele and Waseca counties in the 1976 contest which is scheduled for the opening night of the 1976 Minnesota state fair. . Inside the Tribune Mummy in mrry mrs Mark Piepho Lone Reagan Delegate St. Paul. Minn. Apr president Gerald Ford won it of 18 National delegates at the Minneola Independent Republican convention Early saturday after a ballot count that took nearly four hours. Ronald Reagan despite personal Anoe Iannce . Netted Only a single Delegate. 23-year-old Mark Piepho of Mankato. Including delegates named at congressional District conventions earlier Ford now has 33 votes in rhe Minnesota delegation Reagan has six and three Are uncommitted. The results were announced shortly before 3 a.m., sending weary republicans Home for a fleeting sleep before a Windup session of the three Day convention. The near sweep had been forecast by Ford leaders who showed about a 57 per cent margin in a presidential Straw vote Friday. The tally was 1,018 for Ford to 789 for Reagan. Harold Levander jr., co chairman of the Ford Quot very pleased it be election of the Lone Reagan Delegate appeared to have ended the talk of party Squab no and hint that Reagan workers might sit out this years elections. Reagan leaders had once talked of wanning six delegates lowered their to four and seemed Happy to have won any. Quot in a disappointed but at this Point of the game in a delighted to get even one Quot said Marsie Leier Roseville a Reagan co chairman. Or. H d. Stokes. Cambridge a Reagan Leader who had once threatened a walkout in a convention rules dispute also seemed mollified a once again we be got to Bend i guess Quot Stokes said the National delegates were elected under a system pushed through by the Ford forces thursday. It required each winning Delegate to have a majority vote. The Ford slate includes three Republican congressmen nine party Oft leers and three state legislators. Piepho. A vice chairman of the mine sofa gof. Obviously benefited from votes by Ford supporters who wanted to avoid party strife. He bumped concluded on Page 2 malady has been rampant this summer and she subsequently reported an extraordinarily High number. He was thoughtful for a second and then remarked v a. Its real s been keeping us Busy this year. But this year Isnit the first year that Christiansen has by in Busy working for he cite of Albert Lea. He a been a Maior figure in City government almost continuously since 1950. Originally As a councilman and currently As Park superintendent. And dutch an t the Only problem he a tackled he served on the Council when substantial Public works projects were conducted and has taken an arrive role a the City Nark system has mushroomed into 35 separate parcels of land comprising about 219 acres. Christ Arisen is retiring Jelv j. His 85th birthday he says his relationship with the City a been a positive one and he has appreciated the Opportunity he has had. Similarly his friends in City government have recently been saying they feel just As Good about him and his sen ice. About a week and a half ago. Present and former members of the Park and recreation advisory Board had a party for him. Along with members of the City Council. Friday City employees honoured Constanson and Walter Madsen who is also retiring. Madsen has worked at the City garage since 1959. On monday n g h to Christiansen will get another tribute the Council is expected to pass a or out on at their regular meeting to commend him for his years with the City. Christiansen is not a native of Albert Lea. He Usa Horn in Jewell Iowa in 1911. The son of a Farmer. The family later moved to a farm in orate under. Iowa and rime to Albert Lea when he was about 12-Vears-old. I father became a paperhanger and Painter in Albert Lea. A Craft he had done earlier in his life. Christiansen attended schools Here until the 10th Grade. Eventually he received a diploma through correspondence and later continued with further study. Christiansen bounced around at a number of Odd jct a in the year after he got out of school. Then about 1940, he went to work As an operating Engineer on the great lakes Pine line a pumping station South of Albert Lea. Anteri Cia involvement in world War ii came and help around he c a be me Souter. So about 1942 or 1943 he went to work As an ice Cream maker for his father a Law. Peter Mortensen who owned the Moriea Dairy in Albert Lea. Christiansen stayed at the Moriea Dairy which was sold to the Marino d n the and fifties. Until 1959. Mangold was planning to move its ice Cream making Section to Rochester m 1959, he said so he started looking for another Job. Quot we wanted to Siv Here and keep Albert Lea our Chri t Ansen recalled. Quot the former City manager Barkley omans heard about it and wanted to talk to me. Quot i went m for an interview and he said Quot i understand you re looking for a Job a i a d a yes and he warned to know if i d like to work with the Cir Chanson was hired to work in the Park department that june with the Promise that when the Park superintendent retired at the end of the year he would get the Job. In january. Chr Stinson was Appo ated the portion he has held since then. But that Wasny to Chr Jiansen s first experience with the municipality. In 1950 he had been appointed to fill he unexpired fifth Ward Council term of sern Olsen who had moved to the fourth Ward. Quot i guess two or three people kind of talked me into it Quot he said chuckling. Quot the Council took my name and voted on it and got me in Quot he finished out the term ran unopposed for re election and served until that term expired concluded on Page 2 mrs. Fords Low key address effective with delegates at state gop convention St. Paul. Minn. A first lady Betty Ford admittedly less than accomplished at Public speaking nonetheless proved an effective campaigner Ftp Hgt a husband Frieav. Nesotas Independent Republican convention carried out what appears to be the new Ford strategy a letting mrs. Ford do the legwork while her husband fills the role of president too in a slow halting speech of about to minutes mrs. Ford told convention delegates she was Here so that her husband could attend to his Job. A a in a not a Public speaker comics la crossword 16 daily record 19 editorial Page 4 bridge.9 family Page. 5 deaths. 19 sports. 15 to guide 16 Horoscope. 3 Hilides amp a shadows 9 second District delegates a members of the Freeborn county delegation to the Minnesota Independent republication convention vote for a District elector in the second District caucus Friday in St. Paul. Up telephoto around the country campaigning for my she said in a voice so soft it was some time difficult to hear. Quot but Al of a sudden in Malone doing the Best i can a mrs. Ford said her husband could not appear in person to seek support against former California gov. Ronald Reagan because he was in puerto Rico for an economic conference. Quot its More important that he do his Job As president than to be campaigning a she told delegates. She emphasised the pent again at a news conference. Quot he has a big Job in she said Quot he can to be out on the Road going from town to Ford had never committed himself to a Minnesota appearance although there was some speculation he Mig come in View of the closeness of his race with Reagan for National convention delegates. But few delegates appeared disappointed that mrs. Ford came instead. Quot i think people Are very fond of her. Are very said Lunetha Levander. Republican National comm it tee woman and wife of former gov. Harold Levander she said mrs. Fords Quot not sell Campaign approach my a a Nice contrast a to Rea gangs More polished style. I mrs Ford Avo ded direct reference to the race for the Republican nomination relying instead on cliches a Praise of her husband. So cited Fords Quot Cool Calm approach a and characterized him As Quot a breath of fresh air Quot in Washington. Quot he Bas brought common sense to a country that was in chaos Quot mrs. Ford said. Following her talk she spent about two hours in a room where delegates were paraded through in Small groups to meet with or. Verne Long a Farmer from Pipestone and one of three uncommitted National delegates from Minnesota observed after his meeting with mrs. Ford that she was Quot a Nice but Long said her Repty to his queries regard Tig Ford administration embargoes on farm products was less than knowledgeable. He said he would have preferred to talk to Ford himself. Quot lets face said Long Quot she a a Normal wife and probably does no to like this kind of Long May have hit it on a the head in a news conference prior to her departure. Mrs. Ford referred to being prepared to Quot sacrifice Quot four More years for her husband to remain in of Bee. Winds cause damage in county gusting winds were responsible for sum Power outages in Freeborn county saturday morning according to a Freebon Mower Electra Coop spokesman. The outages wer spotty and not very serious said Herb Johnson director of operations. Some Trees were blown Down in the Hollandale Geneva and Freedom Hart and areas in the county but in Many of the cases the Crews jus bad to throw on Che breaker switch and Power was restored. In other areas they had to remove Trees and limbs from the lines. Some of the Power was restored by noon on saturday while other areas were later. A a in a a matter of getting Crews to the spots a Johnson said. The Freeborn county sheriffs office reported a number of Trees blown Down at Freeborn one of which crashed into a bus garage there. There was no indication saturday of re amount of damage caused. A few pennies spent Here comes Back folding Money we Chevrolet 4-door to a via Nome automatic front Mikulon pow it steering. Low mileage Sharpl phone xxx xxx after s the car was sold by i 2nd Day. Another satisfied want and customer. 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