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Albert Lea Sunday Tribune (Newspaper) - May 21, 1972, Albert Lea, Minnesota Recall threats Don t phase Young lady mayor Cotati Calif. A since 25-year-old Annette Lombardi became mayor of this Small town she a been threatened with recall and accused of trying to put police officers on bicycles. A be have a definite problem with the older folks in this town a she says. A a they re afraid of us and what we re going to their fears Are groundless she added. A a we Are miss Lombardi and two other former Sonoma state College students Stephen i ugh in 24, and Geoffrey Dunham 29, who ousted incumbents last april and won three of five City Council seats. Miss Ivo Bardi became mayor by virtue of being top vote getter a with 360�?in this town of 1,650 residents. Cotati is an agricultural town 50 Miles North of san Francis where about a third of the residents attend nearby Sonoma state College. Miss Lombardi says she believes the three new Council members won because of these younger voters. Campaigning door to door they had problems with voters aged 30 to 50, she said but a with people Over 50 we had a great the Young mayor takes her critics in stride and laughs about the mechanics of Small town politics. She notes there have been rumours of a recall election but the earliest it could be held would be next september a so the students would have returned and the results would probably be the same As in a we used the established political and accepted process to get elected and Well continue to use accepted Means a she said. Annette got heavy criticism from younger supporters when she tried to control an Antiwar crowd during a recent protest. She said she was accused of a Selling out Quot but a i went into it As the mayor because i did no to want the town to get smashed Annette said the Young councils relations with the police department have been Good despite untrue cracks about disarming officers and making them ride bicycles instead of patrol cars. Realtor week May 2127,1972 vol. Lxvi no. 121albert Lea Minnesota sunday. May 21, 1972 42 Page Tribune Nixon in Austria on journey to Moscow Washington a pres ident Nixon headed for his Moscow Summit session today voicing Hope for a some Progress in laying foundations for a a world of a we Are not going to make headlines today and solve All differences a Nixon told Well wishers at a Brief departure ceremony As he took off on the first leg of his journey. But he said a we do expect to make some Progress in improving relations Between the United states and the soviet Union and in establishing a a better Chance for peace tomorrow and in All the years he voiced a goal of a a world of peace a world of Progress for the presidents first Stop will be Salzburg Austria where he was due to arrive tonight. He flies on to Moscow monday morning. The president reported Friday night at a White House reception an agreement with communist party chief Leonid i. Brezhnev that the talks should produce genuine results. The chief executive said that of remaining bottlenecks can be broken in face to face talks with Brezhnev he foresees Summit agreements in three major areas Trade relations cooperation in the exploration of space and most important putting a lid on the East West race to acquire More and bigger strategic arms. Nixon entertaining the 182 members of the press corps making the trip with him said still further avenues for Accord might be uncovered. Nixon said that when Henry a. Kissinger his assistant for National Security affairs made a then secret trip to Moscow last month Brezhnev also spoke of Hopes for Summit accomplishments. Both nations have contributed to the Summit Agenda Nixon reported saying the items include a Vietnam and other areas of the world where the United states and the soviet Union do sometimes have conflicting the presidents first overseas destination following an eight hour flight from nearby Andrews air Force base md., was Salzburg Austria Home of the world renowned summer music festival. There he and mrs. Nixon planned to relax and be entertained at lunch sunday by austrian Chancellor Bruno Keiski. Nixon disclosed that he looks Forward to delivering a two very substantive speeches while in Moscow As the Only . President Ever to visit the soviet capital. First he said Brezhnev will say something of importance monday night at an official dinner honouring the american visitors. Nixon said he expected to have something important to say in response. He did not elaborate. Then on May 28, Nixon said he will talk a on the soviet television and radio network to the soviet although he said his remarks will be directed primarily at soviet citizens he added a i think the people will the president described the Moscow Summit As having been in preparation for about three years. Citing summits held with soviet leaders by presidents Dwight d. Eisenhower John f. Kennedy and Lyndon b. John son Nixon declared a what they All added up to was cosmetics a All froth and very Little Nixon said his talks with Brezhnev will be a primarily directed toward substance rather than Jay Gendler Dies Albert Lea businessman Jay Gendler who has been a Friend to Many who wanted a Quick lunch in Albert Lea Over the years died saturday morning. His familiar face was usually behind the maid rite counter. For details on funeral arrangements see Page 27. Inside the Tribune a daily record. Markets. Editorial Page deaths. Bridge. Sports. Family Page. To guide. Incomplete expedition a broken fishing pole scattered camping equipment above and a bicycle in the weeds at left went unused Friday night following the riders collision with a Cable View pick up truck above. The body of Charles Day 14, of Austin lies beneath the vacant ambulance Stretcher Sheet at left. He and a 15-year-old Austin companion were travelling toward Albert Lea Between the 1-90 crossing Petran Corner on old Highway 16 when he was struck about 6 . By the truck also westbound. Gene e. Chester 25, of Dundas Minn., was driving the truck. Tribune photos a new wrinkle Lawrence Levorson 42, was treated for hand and head cuts and released from Naeve Hospital after the single engine plane in which he was a passenger made a forced Landing Friday night. Morris Levorson 46, the Pilot landed the plane on the Dennis Olson farm two and a half mile North of Albert Lea after having gassed up at the Albert Lea Airport. They were lifting for return to Lake Mills when the engine stalled about 1,000 feet in the air. News highlights Irish violence Belfast Northern Ireland a two per-28sons were killed and five injured in shootings across Northern Ireland during the night and Early sat., authorities reported. Search debris Washington a while Fri experts continued to search debris from an explosion in a Pentagon restroom the government stiffened Security for All Federal buildings because of the bombing. The general services administration announced tighter precautions Friday As experts looked for dues to who and what caused the blast earlier in the Day. Page 2 prices slowed Washington apr grocery prices halted their rising spiral and dropped two tenths of i per cent in april helping to hold Over All living costs to a relatively Small increase during the month according to the Bureau of labor statistics. The Bureau said Friday that the Cost of living went up two tenths of a per cent a the same rate that grocery costs declined. Page 2 presbyterian pull out Denver apr an abrupt United presbyterian decision to pull out of an inter protestant Effort to form a unified Church is seen As a threat and possibly a death blow to the venture. The Effort has been going on for a decade involving nine major denominations totalling More than 25 million members. The United presbyterian started it and became the first to abandon it. After brisk but Brief debate the denominations governing Assembly Friday night voted 411 to 310 to withdraw from the reunion deliberations. At an Loc tanks led counterattack report asks upgrading of prison health facilities Mcgovern seeks big Oregon vote sen. George Mcgovern the Only major democratic presidential candidate campaigning for next tuesdays Oregon primary is seeking a big vote a to give us the kind of momentum we need for the crucial California showdown two weeks later. He sought an additional boost saturday by scheduling a flight to Phoenix ari., to get the endorsement of United farm workers Leader Cesar Chavez a key figure among the Chicano who make up 15 per cent of the California democratic vote. Mcgovern counts heavily on the Chavez endorsement plus the support received thursday from Coretta Scott King widow of or. Martin Luther King jr., to win votes from californians Chicano and Blacks in the june 6 primary. Sen. Hubert h. Humphrey his chief rival for the democratic presidential nomination has decided against campaigning in Oregon where la democrats including sen. Edward m. Kennedy Are on tuesdays ballot. But Mcgovern is taking nothing for granted in his bid to win the states 34 delegates to the democratic National convention. He drove South from Portland on Friday visiting lumber paper and electronics factories in the Lush Willamette Valley then crossed the coastal mountains to speak to longshoremen in North Bend before flying to the Southern Oregon City of Medford for the night. After swinging through California to Phoenix and Back to los Angeles tonight Mcgovern returns to Oregon on sunday for a Day and a half of heavy campaigning up to the primary. Of his to rivals Only rep. Patsy Mink of Hawaii has campaigned in Oregon. Kennedy has sought to get his name off the ballot but could not. As the Campaign rolled on Mcgovern and Humphrey announced that they have agreed to debate the issues on National television two sundays before the California primary. The debates will be held March 28 and june 4 on cd so a face the nation and abcs a issues and it has not been decided in what order they will be held. A third debate providing it can be arranged might be held on no cd so meet the the Only candidate appearance in Rhode Island was last week by Humphrey. Mrs. Mcgovern is to Campaign in the state monday and tuesday. State party conventions Are under Way this weekend in two states Hawaii and Maine. In Hawaii republicans selected 14 National convention delegates saturday and democrats will choose 17 today. The Maine democratic convention opened Friday night with 20 delegates to be selected saturday. Elsewhere on the political scene Humphrey took a a rest Day Friday spending the Day in seclusion in California. Stillwater Minn. Apr a report which the Minnesota department of corrections might incorporate into its legislative budget request Calls for urgent upgrading in medical dental and psychiatric care facilities for All state prison inmates. The report was prepared by or. James j. Cicero medical director of the Stillwater state prison Marquette Origer prison nursing supervisor Robert Williamson prison pharmacist and Ernest Melby of the corrections department. Among priority suggestions were proposals to construct a 160-bed Hospital at Stillwater and renovate of the infirmary at the St. Cloud reformatory. Cicero also Calls for hiring a Hospital administrator chiefs of Medicine surgery psychiatry and dentistry a nursing supervisor chief pharmacist seven dentists six nurses and a substantial supportive staff. A humane medical treatment must be defined differently today than it was 25 years ago when most of our programming was developed a Cicero said. Some of the major recommendations were to a create a health services division in the corrections department and hire a medical director to coordinate medical care in All institutions. A eliminate use of inmates As nurses and other medical assistants and take Security measures to prevent Access to drugs. A upgrade All dental serv ices. A increase the availability and space for psychiatric treatment. A coordinate medical records and the Purchase of medicines for All the state correctional institutions. Examples cited to support the need for immediate improved medical facilities included a there is considerable waste of drugs that often Are brought in larger than usable amounts. A nurses find themselves dealing More with records packaging and dispensing of medications rather than being involved with Pat ent care and that some emergencies Are handled by inmate nurses. A a Contention that the women a correctional institution at Shakopee is reluctant to provide funds for supplies equipment and outpatient trips. A an allegation that Rochester state Hospital and the local Hospital in Shakopee Are reluctant to treat women from the correctional facility. A the Shakopee Hospital is ver concerned about the fact that the ladies might run away which i feel ought not to be their concern a Cicero wrote. A Teeth Are filled or pulled at the state prison when a Good preventive dentistry is a the Security Hospital at St. Peter is a grossly under staffed. The Only advantage of going to St. Peter is a change of scenery and gon. President Nguyen Van Thieu had ordered an Loc held at All costs. On the Central front North vietnamese forces for the third time this week attacked the outer defense of the provincial capital of Korntum said to be a major objective of the enemy offensive. At least four different attacks were launched in continuing probing actions. At last report sporadic fighting was reported continuing about a mile North of the City. Informed sources said More than 600 North vietnamese troops have been killed in fighting on the outskirts of Korntum since last sunday while government losses Are about 80 troops killed and 230 wounded. But associated press correspondent David j. Paine reported from the Central front that there is some feeling government casualties Are probably higher than those being reported. Of the an Loc enemy counterattack Franklin said a they spent the first half hour in attack and the next two hours Field reports said Light fighting continued throughout the Day with support from . B52 bombers Jet fighter bomb ers and helicopter gunships. In the 44-Day-old North vietnamese seige the weary an Loc defense Force has withstood More than 50,000 rounds Ai artillery rockets and mortars. The government Relief column moving up Highway 13 to help had moved to within sight sex the City when the North vietnamese sprang from surrounding rubber plantations. In the air War the command announced that american warplanes set afire More than 5v& million Gallons of fuel in a spectacular raid last thursday against a depot % Miles Northeast of Hanoi. The strike came on the first of two Days of heavy strikes against targets inside North Vietnam. The command said the attack on the Hanoi Petroleum storage area a further depletes North Vietnam a supplies used in support of its invading armies in South a communique disclosed that air strikes against North Vietnam averaging about 250 a Day have been increased to about 340 a Day during the past two Days on orders from president Nixon to choke off Supply routes and destroy War materials before they reach South Vietnam. Saigon apr several Hundred North vietnamese troops led by tanks launched a Dawn counterattack today that briefly interrupted a South vietnamese drive to break the 44-Day siege of an Loc. Field reports Sai d81 North vietnamese troops were killed and eight tanks were destroyed seven on the ground by government troops firing Light antitank weapons and one by an air strike. Three other tanks were reported captured after the crewmen fled. The Saigon command reported 15 South vietnamese soldiers killed and 38 wounded in beating Back the counterattack. A senior . Adviser col. J. Ross Franklin said the counterattack failed because the South vietnamese knew of it in Advance from intelligence sources. He declared a the South vietnamese Are within grasp of a great Franklin said the counterattack was in All probability North Vietnam a last major offensive thrust in the Battle for an Loc the ruined provincial capital 60 Miles North of Sai

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