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Brainerd Daily Dispatch (Newspaper) - October 31, 1970, Brainerd, Minnesota The Brainerd daily dispatch Quot Central Minnesota s daily newspaper Quot in the heart of the Lake Region / Jsse saves a Quot i duties is �on1 Brainerd Minnesota 56401, saturday october 31, 1970 a amp Pye to cents vol. 97-no. 75 a Humphrey Macgregor head Anderson races top state ballot tuesday Hubert Humphrey Clark Macgregor Douglas head Wendell Anderson Humphrey is to heavy favorite governor race too close to Call by Gerry Nelson Minneapolis a the race for governor in Minnesota is going Down to the wire with a Label of a too close to there is a growing consensus among self styled political experts that the race Between Republican Douglas head and Democrat Wendell Anderson May be one of the closest in years. Experienced campaigners in a both parties agree that any predictions Are risky although both sides Are publicly confident. Head 40, and Anderson 37, Are joining other candidates in a heavy final weekend Appeal to voters via personal appearances and a virtual saturation attack on radio and television. An estimated 1,380,000 voters will go to the polls tuesday to choose a new governor six state officials a . Senator eight congressmen 202 state legislators state judges and hundreds of City and county officials. The Minnesota ballot also contains two constitutional amendments one allowing the legislature to More narrowly define what types of property May be exempt from taxes the other lowering the voting age from 21 to 19. Both amendments could pass for Lack of organized opposition but both also face the usual apathy of voters Many of whom fail to vote on constitutional changes. The amendments require a majority of All persons voting for passage. The race for governor and the contest Between Republican Clark Macgregor and Hubert h. Humphrey for the . Senate have been the big attention getters for the entire Campaign. Humphrey 59, appears to remain a to heavy favorite to regain the Senate seat he gave up six years ago after being elected vice president. Macgregor 48, continued to bore in on Humphrey with elec Tion eve advertising built around what he Calls Humphrey a credibility Gap. Macgregor also carries into the election the last minute Eer in Sonal Blessing of president on and a new burst of Republican enthusiasm built around the presidential visit thursday. Both Macgregor and state gop chairman George thiss say the timing of the Nixon visit was a perfect a while democrats say it will change few votes. Some observers Peg the outcome of the governor race to Humphreys margin Over Macgregor. Under this theory if hum Nixon asks vote of Confidence san Clemente Calif. Apr president Nixon calling next tuesdays election a probably the most important and decisive Senate election in american history has appealed to the nation for a vote of Confidence in himself and his programs. A vote for those men who will vote for the president rather than against him so that the president can keep his promises to you the american people a Nixon told 8,000 Republican partisans in Anaheim convention Center and television viewers across the nation Friday night. The Republican National committee purchased network time for a telecast of the speech in the Wake of thursday nights incident at san Jose Calif., in which rocks bottles and eggs were hurled at the president. Nixon had said a the time has girl accused in police death St. Paul apr an 18-year-old St. Paul girl has been charged with first degree murder in the sniper shooting of St. Paul policeman James t. Sackett. Police chief Richard Rowan said Constance Louise Trimble arrested late Friday after come to take the gloves off and that he would discuss in the Anaheim speech a what America must do to end this wave of violence and but he gave a toned Down version of the same Basic speech he has been delivering in political swings about the nation. The president said in referring to the san Jose incident a it s time to draw the line against violent demonstrators and that the Republican candidates for whom he has spoken have taken a Strong stand against a this kind of lawlessness and this kind of Nixon appealed to voters to a stand with these men who understand the after the s tary Ronald Riel ii detectives from the and intelligence Divi was noon by homicide Sions. Rowan said it was the first arrest in the Case since Sackett was shot As he and another officer answered a Call for help on Hague Avenue last May. Municipal judge j Clifford Janes issued the warrant on a complaint signed by capt. Ernest Williams head of the homicide division in the office of Ramsey county atty. William Randall. Miss Trimble is accused of a a effecting Sacketti a death with premeditation. She is scheduled for arraignment in St. Paul monday. Sackett a 27-year-old father of four children was shot in the Back Early May 22 when he and his partner went to 859 Hague ave. In response to a false maternity Call. Sackett was standing on front of the House when he was shot. He died a Short time later in St. Paul Ramsey Hospital. Re press Sec re Ziegler said Nixon will amplify his remarks on the san Jose incident today in a speech at Phoenix first Stop on a four state Windup political swing to Arizona new Mexico Nevada and Utah. Nixon a speech received an enthusiastic reception from the party faithful who waved Small american flags and held up multicoloured signs including ones that proclaimed a no rocks in Anaheim and a a we re for Nixon not both of these were held aloft behind Nixon and in View of the television cameras. In contrast to Many Nixon speeches there were no Heck Vietnam Tams Dawn . Correspondent Saigon a the South vietnamese information ministry has refused to renew the press accreditation of an american correspondent because he took two . Congressmen to a detention Camp for political prisoners. Don Luce 36, led reps Augustus f. Hawkins d-Calif., and William r. Anderson d-tenn., on an inspection of the so called a Tiger cages at the Rison it ions Jedi con son Island political last july. Reports of con in the cages sparked an International controversy. Luce a government accreditation As correspondent for a religious news service expired oct. 19, and the National press Center said today that it had refused to renew it. I lers and demonstrators inside the Hall. Outside a few dozen demonstrators some opposing the Vietnam War and others urging military Victory paraded on a sidewalk. Nixon flew the 35 Miles from the Western White House by helicopter Landing in a parking lot out of sight of the protesters. Prey wins by 100,000 votes or less it remains a tossup for governor and other state races. But if Humphrey wins but 125.000 or More his Cattail of feet could wipe out most of the Republican ticket. Most political leaders dismiss the Cattail effect in Minnesota but also agree that a to heavy margin for Humphrey would mean at least some votes for other democratic candidates. The closest race for governor in Minnesota history was the 91-vote Victory by a Fly or Karl f. Rolvaag in 1962, after a 5-month recount. Gov. Harold Levander won four years ago by a margin of about 73,000 votes. A Fly or Orville Freeman won his first term in 1954 by a margin of 69.000 but was ousted by less than 23,000 in 1960. This will be Minnesota a first gubernatorial election since 1946 in which an incumbent governor is not a candidate. Levander did not seek re election. Aside from merely deciding the winners and losers the 1970 elections could have two major effects in Minnesota that will last for years. The parties that control the legislature and the governors governor continued on Page 2 hijacked plane taken to Cuba Miami apr forty nine passengers who boarded National airlines flight 43 from Miami to san Francisco found themselves in a Havana hotel today the victims of a Man who pulled a Hijack. A National spokesman said the airline had Learned the passengers who arrived at Havannah a Jose Marti Airport at 11 36 . Friday had been taken to a hotel. He said he did not expect the dc8 jetliner to return until later today. Flight 43, which also had scheduled stops in Tampa new Orleans and Houston was diverted at 11 05 . Friday 20 minutes after it left Miami International Airport. Jot aircraft Landing rules Are changed Washington apr the Federal aviation administration acting in behalf of what it called passenger safety and noise abatement says it will require Jet aircraft to take off and land More steeply than in the past. The Faa said the move not Only will increase the safety of passengers by keeping the jets away from altitudes used by smaller and slower aircraft but also will Cut Down on the noise level at airports. Voting Here features spirited local contests Brainerd area voters wilp Ifo to the polls tuesday to Climax one of the most stirring political campaigns in years. Polls will open at 7 a m. And remain open until 8 . The race that has stirred the most comment locally is the one pitting incumbent state senator Gordon Rosenmeier against challenger Winston Borden. Both have carried out an extensive advertising and personal appearance Campaign with charges and counter charges being bandied Back and Forth. Borden is seeking to unseat the 30-year incumbent who represents Morrison county and most of Crow Wing county an area which comprises District 53. A companion race pitting incumbent representative from District 53b Don Samuelson against challenger Felix Janacek has been extremely mild by comparison. The two have campaigned heavily but have not publicly attacked each other. Also on the mild Side has been the race Between incumbent representative from District 52a Howard Smith who is being challenged by Robert o. Flesland. The District covers the Range part of Crow Wing county All of Aitkin county and part of Carlton county. In the race for senator from District 52, incumbent Norman Hanson is being opposed by Kenneth m. Brown. A race being watched with interest in Crow Wing county pits incumbent u. S. Representative John Zwach against Ter s Montgomery a newcomer to e political scene. Both men have campaigned heavily in Crow Wing county feeling this is one of the counties in the race two races have nent at the Crow House level and been promo Wing court a third has key cropped up in the latter stages. Miss Mabel e. Gorman incumbent Register of deeds is being challenged by Del Junker who is now serving As assistant county auditor. Both have carried out extensive advertising and door to door campaigns. A race that involves residents voters continued on Page Many area villages the vote on officers voters throughout the Brainerd Region will elect municipal officers on tuesday in addition to casting ballots in the general election which includes county state and National level officials. Many of the municipal elections this year will be based on Minnesota s a plan a a which provides for a new set up in the governing bodies. Under the plan the clerk or clerk treasurer is no longer elected As a voting member of the Council but is appointed As a municipal employee. As a result in Many of the communities the a c a n c i e s caused by this change will be filled by electing an additional councilman in three communities in the Region Crosby Ironton and Staple residents will vote on the sunday liquor question. In the Cuyuna Range area voters will also name directors to the District Hospital Hoard. Municipal ballots in area relations Are As follows unless otherwise specified two councilmen to be elected in each instance Crosby councilmen John Ferrari or. Harold Nystrom incumbent Donald urn municipal judge Gene Foote incumbent a Lark Witter Hospital directors at present or candidates for the posts Are or a r. Anderson Crosby e n Skone Deerwood Village Henry Thompson Deerwood township Peter Sorenson. Cuyuna William Turnby Emily Marjorie manners fifty lakes Thomas Taber Hay Lake Peter Hurt staler. Dean Lake Janet Kreitter Irondale Adolph Prushek Perry Lake Mina Lewison Wolford Ironton councilmen Gerald Hendrickson and Marco Lubovich Justice of peace and Constable also to be named Nisswa councilmen mrs w h Barbara Crown David Elsberry John Riedl incumbent Robert Scott. Justice of peace to be named Pequot lakes Council men Oren Halverson incumbent Don Snyder. Justice of peace Howard Winkelman incumbent Baxter councilmen a of Kristofferson incumbent. Car clerk Richard tic of Cuy r m Dick Johnson Rice incumbent. Jus peace to be named. Una councilman con clerk a Kenneth ready for halloween in a my a Wally ii leaning on weight 95 Are Wally mama left of Dave Johnson la and Lawanna Maas 7. The Large pumpkin and is 95 inches in diameter. Brainerd dispatch photo by Ron Canfield Rad Holmvig Maddux. Emily a councilmen a mrs Katherine Gardner Joe Katzen Burger incumbent. East Gull Lake councilmen a Ray Huttger incumbent clerk treasurer h. M. Ping Purinton incumbent. Justice of peace and Constable to be named Backus councilmen a Roy j. Berg and Harley Westra incumbents. Treasurer a Clarence Rinke incumbent. Pine River a councilmen a Michael Brezinsky incumbent Donald Johnson Thomas Skalsky sticker candidate. Justice of peace Angus Mclaughlin incumbent. Constable Donald Kelsey incumbent. Lakeshore a councilmen Wade Larson Richard Moren. Clerk Darlene Flategraff incumbent. Justice of peace a Nels Ogren incumbent. Motley councilmen Leroy Greig Mildred Jordahl. Justice of peace to be named. Pierz councilmen roman Kahlhamer. Clerk a Phil Thelen incumbent. Justice of peace to be named. Aitkin councilmen Ken Neth Nelson incumbent Alan Ned Poole. Justice of peace to be named. Weather Minnesota continued Cloudy and Cool with occasional periods of Light rain mixed with a Little Snow West and North today tonight and sunday. Highs sunday 38 to 44. Lows tonight 30 to 37. Local weather Walter Wieland Field High yesterday 39 Low last night 34 8 . Today 35 noon today 36 precipitation .17 year ago today maximum 37 minimum 33 extended forecast Minnesota occasional rain or Snow monday partly Cloudy tuesday occasional Light rain Northeast wednesday. Warmer tuesday. Low monday and tuesday in upper 20s or lower 30s, Low wednesday in 30s. High in upper Sis and lower 40s monday mostly 40s tuesday and wednesday

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