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Athens Sunday Messenger (Newspaper) - May 7, 1972, Athens, Ohio Gallup polled polling the pollster George Gallup a personal opinions. Editorial Page 8 cooler Toda y considerable cloudiness and cooler with highs in the 60s. Vol. 67, no. 140athens, Ohio sunday May 7, 1972 newsstand Twenty cents a by Ohio Lead is 84-56 for huh gives Bieth to quintuplets mrs. Susan Furlow 24, is shown in Northampton general Hospital in Northampton England after giving birth to quintuplets a three boys and two girls a saturday. She has been taking Fertility drugs. The smallest baby a girl died within to hours and the other four were reported a wire photo suffering breathing difficulties. Her husband David reads a congratulatory Telegram. The quilts were delivered by emergency caesarean Section. They were transferred to the Hospital after birth in the nearby Barrett maternity Home. Legislature to reconvene Columbus Ohio a the 109th general Assembly which has painted itself into at least six Corners this session returns to Columbus this week to try to bail itself out. The six pressing items on the Agenda ironically Are matters the legislature thought it had solved earlier. The courts Haven to agreed. First there is the Issue of Aid to the parents of non Public students to be resolved. A . District court ruled the Aid unconstitutional. Tile legislature had passed a Bill giving the Aid to the parents to get around another court opinion that found Aid directly to the schools also unconstitutional. The next attempt is expected to be a tax credit for the parents of nonpublic school children. The . Supreme court Friday denied the states request for an emergency stay of the Federal order barring payment of the $90-per-year subsidy for each child to non Public parents. Tile tax credit idea sources said would enable the non Public schools a 98 per cent of them Catholic a to remain in business. The $60 million appropriated for the subsidy could be used to pay the tax credit. In Buffalo Creek area final flood toll is placed at i25 Man w. A. Apr state police in Logan county say seven persons including six children Are still missing from the feb. 26 Buffalo Creek flood and Are presumed dead. The final flood toll with the addition of those seven has grown to 125. In the weeks immediately after the disaster 118 bodies were recovered and 115 identified. Tile three unidentified bodies were infants. The initial list of those still missing contained 30 names but Cpl. W m. Garrett says he has gone Over the list for verification and has eliminated those names which were unfamiliar to residents of the area. Garrett says it is still possible that some of the bodies will be recovered perhaps from a sludge Pond in Stowe. Cleaning operations Are about half finished in that Pond according to James Adkins director of safety at Island Creek Coal Holden office. The Pond is adjacent to an Island Creek preparation Plant. The names of those missing and presumed dead Are do Rena Adkins 3 months Samuel Carter 20 months Roscoe Clay 76 James Nevada Davis 2 Nancy Hopson i Donald Mccoy jr., i and Kathy Waught i. Firms Are cited by group Washington a the Price commission saturday released the names of 400 major firms which it says failed to file quarterly reports on their profits. Warning telegrams Are going out to the firms or their Parent companies notifying them that failure to provide the necessary reports will result in fines or orders to reduce their prices. The commission said the companies have five Days to comply after receiving the telegrams More than 1,100 other firms having business in the $50-million-to-$100-million Range also have been cited by the commission for failure to report. Names of these companies have not yet been released. Among the groups cited in the saturday list were Anchor Hocking corp. Of Lancaster coming Glass works of Corning n. Y. Cowles communications inc. Of new York Fawcett publications inc. Of Greenwich Conn. Mcgraw Hill inc. Of new York n. Y. Reynolds metals co. Of Richmond. A. Scott paper co. Of Philadelphia a. Wheeling Pittsburgh steel corp. Of Pittsburgh. Included in the food and textiles category were Borden inc. Of new York n. Y. Certified grocers of Illinois Chicago 111. Falstaff brewing corp. Of St. Louis to. And Joseph e. Seagram and sons inc., new York n. Y. In the machinery and fabricated products category were Admiral corp., Chicago 111 amp new York n. Y. Cincinnati Mil Acron inc., Cincinnati Ohio Hoover co., Canton Ohio and Johns Manville new York n. Y. Also aryans dept. Stores inc., new York n. Y. Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea new York n. Y. Hallmark cards inc., Kansas City to. And Marshall Field co., Chicago Iii. Columbus Ohio a sen. Hubert h. Humphrey has taken an 84-56 Lead Over sen. George Mcgovern in Ohio democratic National convention delegates As votes from tuesdays snarled Ohio presidential primary continue to be counted. Fridays tabulations moved six delegates from Mcgovern to Humphrey but the lineup of convention votes for the two major contenders for the democratic presidential nomination could change again As some races remain very close. Split ballots remained to be counted in District Delegate races. Thirteen of Ohio a 153 democratic convention delegates went to favorite sons. Humphrey for instance has the 9th districts six delegates in his column by virtue of a one vote margin out of 36,083 votes cast. And Mcgovern is claiming the 1st District Cincinnati delegation by a Mere 27 votes. Mcgovern originally had been credited with winning the 9th District by la votes but the Lucas county Board of elections took a second look at a stack of disputed ballots Friday and found 146 of them to be valid. Fifty six of the votes went to Humphrey and 44 to Mcgovern with the rest divided Between Sens. Edmund s. Muskie and Henry m Jackson Complete returns for 38 at Large delegates from All precincts showed Humphrey received 480,812 votes Mcgovern 462,103, Muskie 102,665, Jackson 95,549 and former sen. Eugene j. Mccarthy 25,987. However District results represent Only straight ticket voting for Delegate slates. While election officials estimate Only about one per cent of the decorate split their votes for delegates Between candidates the tally of those ballots could affect outcomes in districts where results were close. Another possible Factor in the election will be the addition of a potential 8,000 votes to be cast in a rerun of the primary in 34 precincts of greater Cleveland next tuesday. But officials doubt that those votes will have any effect on District or statewide results. . District court judge Frank Battisti originally ordered the second election in 16 Cuya hoga county precincts and then expanded the order to 34 precincts Friday at the request of county election officials. Election officials said voting machines in the first 16 precincts were inoperative last tuesday up until the court extended 11 59 . Voting deadline. And machines in the added precincts were not operative until 6 30 . Tuesday the Normal voting deadline. 9 die in nursing Home fire Springfield 111. A nine persons were killed and 32 injured today when an Early morning fire struck a nursing Home. Or. Franklin Yoder director of the state Public health department said the Carver convalescent Center was operating on a provisional License and that state inspectors had checked the Wood Frame building two Days earlier for fire regulation violations. Construction strike averted Columbus Ohio apr a strike that could have halted Highway construction projects throughout the state was apparently avoided saturday when operating engineers local 18 and the Ohio contractors association reached a tentative agreement. Some 13,000 members of the Union Are expected to report to work As usual monday. Their contract expired last sunday Midnight. New state Park to open sunday Cambridge Ohio apr Ohio a newest vacation facility at Salt Fork state Park billed by officials As one of the finest in the nation opens officially with ceremonies sunday. The opening culminates 17 years of planning and work and expenditure of $20 million in tax Money and Bond Revenue to develop the states largest Park. Scheduled for opening Are a 148-room rustic Lodge 54, four room housekeeping Cabins a boat launching ramp Golf course and pro shop plus other related facilities. The Lodge will be open to the Public All Day sunday with guided Tours being provided. Officials expect 10,000 persons to attend the ceremonies. Salt Fork state Park is located in Guernsey county along . 22 about seven Miles Northeast of Cambridge. Area .17 building farm .13 classified.23-26 comics.27 editorial .8 obituaries.23 sports.20-22 television .18,19 theater.18,19 women.10-12 Hijack route map locates the approximate routes of two separate hijackings Friday one on the East coast and one on the West coast of the United states. Both hijackers a wire Koto map ended their reign of terror saturday one Landing in Cuba the other Hijacker bailing out somewhere Over the Jungles of Mexico. Shakeup might have political overtones Columbus Ohio a gov. John Gilligan a new chief of staff John Hansan. say that a major shakeup in the governors statehouse office was preparing a base for a reelection Campaign in 1974. But Hansan smilingly admitted to newsmen Friday head like to see Gilligan re elected. A i would be less than sincere if i did not say that i would like that measure of Success a he commented. Hansan announced that two top Gilligan aides have been Given to Days to accept reassignment or quit. Neither Man a John Mcdonald the legislative Contact chief or James m. Friedman the replaced chief of staff was told what the new jobs would be. 47 still sought in mine Kellogg Idaho a Rescue workers moved saturday to reopen a hoist room inside the Sunshine mine As a first step in lowering cages thousands of feet in search of 47 missing men. They have been missing since a Flash fire broke out tuesday killing at least 35 miners. The rescuers had been turned Back from the no. To hoist room 30 hours earlier when smoke and gases broke around the seals of temporary bulkheads. A mine spokesman said saturday new bulkheads were in place and if the seals held the room could be cleared of smoke within two hours and the hoist lifts could be ready for a descent. The Day dawned Gray and Rainy saturday and the crowd of waiting miners relatives and friends which had numbered Between 80 and too persons the Day before had dwindled to about 30. Hansan also promised other changes but did no to spell them out. Hansan insisted his appointment was a to take advantage of new opportunities for More efficient service to the but observers agreed the primary Aims of the shakeup were placating angry democratic legislators and putting a new Luster on Gilligan a Public image. Democratic legislators have been saying privately for some time they were not Happy with their Liaison with Gilligan. A this has been caused through ineptness of his top advisers a said state sen. Douglas Applegate ex-30 Steubenville. Friedman reportedly bore some responsibility for the governors All out backing of sen. Edmund Muskie As the democratic nominee for president. When Muskie backed out of remaining primary elections in the Middle of the Ohio Campaign Gilligan stood fast while lesser Ohio democrats scrambled for new Standard bearers Hansan said flatly Friday his appointment As Gilligan a new aide had nothing to do with the Muskie business. Public relations appears to be a key Factor in creating a new look for Gilligan and his organization. A new Public relations firm recently formed by Mark chields who managed Gilligan a gubernatorial Campaign in 1970, and two other men seems Likely to get some of the states image making business. The Ohio youth commission reportedly already has told its Public relations firm that it is switching to the new Shields outfit. Hansan declined to comment about Shields possible connection with the new gubernatorial staff. Kleindienst Given approval by Hart Washington a atty. Richard g. Kleindienst has won the reluctant support of a Leader among Liberal democrats in the Senate. Sen. Philip a. Hart d-mich., plans to vote for confirmation of Kleindienst a nomination an aide said Friday despite a feeling that Kleindienst May have exercised faulty judgment in the itt Case. Harts aide said the senator who voted with the majority As the Senate judiciary committee recommended confirmation for the second time after lengthy hearings will Issue a separate statement of his views. Hart is the senior democratic Liberal on the committee and a prominent voice among the Liberal bloc. The aide said Hart found no evidence of wrongdoing by Kleindienst in the handling of antitrust suits against International Telephone amp Telegraph corp. The committee investigated allegations of Justice department improprieties in settling the suits out of court after itt pledged funds to help finance the Republican National convention. The Hart aide said the senator was not convinced that Kleindienst knew of the pledge at the time the antitrust cases were settled. The committees majority report rejects the accusation that a political Deal was involved. Three other committee liberals Sens. Birch Bayh of Indiana John v. Tunney of California and Edward m. Kennedy of Massachusetts Are expected to file a minority report by tuesday. In North Carolina primary Texas election also held Wallace Victory Over Sanford seen a wire photo trying to become Texas second woman governor a Frances Farenthold right Vassar graduate lawyer and two term state representative was the Reform candidate for the democratic nomination in the Texas primary saturday. Should mrs. Fare hold 45, win the primary and general elections she would become Texas second woman chief executive. In 1924, Miriam a a May Ferguson left was elected governor. Y Raleigh no. A George c. Wallace a White House bid faced a stiff test saturday but North Carolina voters were expected to give the Alabama governor at least a narrow Victory Over native son Terry Sanford in the states first presidential primary. Voter turnout was reported very heavy throughout the state Early in the Day and Well Over half of the 2.2-million registered voters nearly three fourths of them democrats were expected to go to the polls before they closed at 7 30 . The ballot was the most crowded in North Carolina history with numerous candidates for state offices. Sanford who served the state As governor from 1961-65 and is now president of Duke University in Durham n.c., predicted a close race. Wallace and Black new York congresswoman Shirley Chisholm the Only other Active candidate in the race left the state saturday. Wallace concluded his Campaign Here with a rally attended by approximately 3,000 enthusiastic supporters in Charlotte. He reiterated one of his major Campaign themes of the year As he urged voters to support him if they oppose forced school busing As a Means of achieving Raci desegregation. Democratic Sens. Edmund s. Muskie of Maine and Henry m. Jackson of Washington also were on the ballot but neither campaigned Here. Both have dropped out of primary Competition following disappointing showings in earlier contests. On the Republican Side president Nixon received no Active opposition from California rep. Paul n. Mccloskey jr., who quit the primary Battles after filing for the contest Here. There were 32 Republican convention Delegate votes and 64 democratic delegates at stake. The democratic delegates will be apportioned to candidates getting 15 per cent or More of the vote proportion ate to the popular vote. The convention votes Are locked in Only on the first ballot however. Dallas tex. Apr Texas voters selected democratic and Republican candidates for governor . Senator and other state and local offices in primary elections saturday while both parties prepared for the first in a series of Steps to pick National convention delegates. More than two million voters were expected to cast ballots which included nonbinding opinion polls on school busing to achieve racial desegregation. Polls were open from 7 . Until 7 . Texas has no presidential primary but after the polls closed saturday night democrats and republicans were scheduled to begin picking delegates at hundreds of precinct caucuses. These will be followed by county conventions next saturday. The final Delegate selection comes at the june 13 state convention. In saturdays democratic gubernatorial primary gov. Preston Smith sought renomination against it. Gov. Ben Barnes former state rep. Dolph Briscoe and state rep. Frances Farenthold. Former . Sen. Ralph w. Yat Orough Defeated in the 1970 democratic primary by Lloyd m. Bentsen was favored to win the senatorial primary Over former White House aide Barefoot Sanders and two other candidates. On the Republican ballot . Sen. John g. Tower was unopposed for renomination. There was no Clear favorite among the six gubernatorial candidates state sen. Henry c. Grover Al Bel Fay a Houston Oil Man and rancher b. Thomas Mcelroy a Dallas lawyer David Reagan a professor at Stephen f. Austin College Ralph Hall a Weatherford investor and Joe Jenkins an Irving lawyer. L

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