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Carthage Press (Newspaper) - May 11, 1974, Carthage, Missouri Weekend edition in saturday sunday a May 11-12, 19741 is volume ninety a number 112 saturday May la 1974 Carthage to. Return postage guaranteed bus crash kills seven hurts 35 Charleston to. A seven persons were killed and 35 injured today when a greyhound bus sideswiped a truck which had overturned earlier police said. The Missouri Highway patrol said the entire right Side of the bus was torn open but the bus remained upright after it hit the trailer of the Semi truck Rig. The trailer was lying on its Side on the shoulder along a Highway bypass around a Bridge under conduction on interstate 57. The bus carried about 50 persons and was in route from Chicago to Memphis tenn., where it was to connect with a bus to new Orleans. Most of the injured were from Chicago Louisiana and Mississippi authorities said. The Driver Cloyd Dobbs 30, of Memphis tenn., was not injured. Authorities were hard pressed to locate enough ambulances and some of the less seriously injured passengers were taken to a Hospital in Sikeston 20 Miles away in patrol cars. Nixon denies quitting Rumor mayor Byron Hallum third from right ceremoniously cuts the ribbon opening the new general irrigation company Plant South 12a Road Friday. Also taking part in the ceremony Are from left Jim May sales manager for . Miss Rachael Thornton chamber of Commerce executive Secretary Mel Walbridge president of chamber of Commerce mayor Hallum Richard Diggs president of ., and his wife mrs. Lola Diggs . Office manager. Press staff photo by Mike Bizelli. General irrigation holds open by Mike Bizelli press staff member general irrigation company of Carthage officially opened its new Industrial Plant Here Friday with a ribbon cutting ceremony and open House. The new Plant is on South 12a Road. Mayor Byron Hallum officially opened the Plant by cutting a ribbon with general irrigation officials employees members of the news Media chamber of Commerce officials and others witnessing. In Brief opening remarks Richard Diggs president of general irrigation told those present of future divisions and companies he Hopes will reside on the 30-acre tract of ground known As . Industrial Park. Some of them Are general distributors team construction general machine amp tool co., Zero pollution and Miracle Metal building. Diggs awarded plaques for five years of service to Rowland Diggs Richards brother director of manufacturing Lloyd Aleshire Assembly Foreman William Congdon technical director and Buford Hawkins Assembly Man. Boyce Mouton minister of Fairview Christian Church blessed the building. Plant Tours were conducted Friday afternoon and will continue today until 5 . The Public is invited. During the tour observers can see new innovations in Plant heating Cooling Industrial waste and fire Protection. The relocation of general irrigation from its former River Street location Marks a new step for the company Richard Diggs said. New experiments in heating and waste disposal Are being carried out in the new building. The 31,000 Square foot Plant is heated by two Small natural Gas boilers and usually Only one is in operation Richard Diggs said. He said one unit will produce 800,000 Btu a of Energy. The building is heated by a system of water pipes in which the water is heated by the boiler system. Diggs said this Type of system represents a savings of 80 percent in fuel that it would normally require to heat the building. The Plant also features its own waste disposal system in which waste is mixed in water tanks ground up and aerated. The odourless liquid is used to irrigate nearby grasslands. Richard Diggs said this system could be scaled for a Mobile Home or an entire City. A new fire prevention system also is being tested in the paint department. It utilizes freon a Gas used in air conditioning systems. If a fire should break out or an explosion occur the freon under 600 pounds of pressure will put out the fire or muffle the explosion in six one thousandths .006 of a second Richard Diggs said. The person working in the room will not be harmed Diggs said because the freon will not consume All of the oxygen. The system is still being tested. The general irrigation president said the company which manufactures seven different units of irrigation systems the most of any of its competitors Hopes to run $5-$6 million through the Plant when in full operation. Judiciary committee expects to subpoena White House tape Washington a the House judiciary committee is expected to subpoena another White House tape next week despite president Nixon a announced intention to turn Over no More watergate material. Committee sources said Friday that a subpoena probably will be issued for the tape of a pre watergate White House meeting in an Effort to see if Nixon had Advance knowledge of the plan to Bug democratic Headquarters. Chief committee counsel John Doar said he would request a subpoena at the committees next business session. The april 4, 1972 meeting involved Nixon his former chief of staff . Haldeman and former atty. Gen. John n. Mitchell. It took place four Days after Nixon a re election Campaign aides had approved a plan for electronic surveillance of the democrats according to testimony by Jeb Stuart Magr uder an official of the re election committee. Nixon has denied knowing in Advance of the watergate break in. Nixon lawyer James d. St. Clair said this week that no More watergate material would be delivered. Chairman Peter w. Rodino jr., d-n.j., said a Day would be set aside next week for the committee to act on such business As the issuance of the sub Doena. Washington a battling for his political life president Nixon was bound for a Campus appearance in Oklahoma tonight As a top aide suggested resignation might eventually be considered if it would help the country. As a mounting chorus of congressional republicans called on Nixon to consider stepping aside because of his watergate problems the presidents wife Pat relayed word through an assistant Friday that Quot she feels ifs too bad the Republican. Leadership is coming out and saying these things because its harmful to the she also said she feels husband a a will not resign Shou Dnn to resign and has never considered response Here to Pap clinic slowing Down after an Early heavy response appointments for Pap clinics in Jasper county have fallen off sharply mrs. Mary Birsner coordinator of the Carthage clinic said today. The three Day clinic will be held next thursday Friday and saturday at our i Ady of the ozarks gymnasium. Hours will be 9 a.rn.-6 . Thursday 9 . Friday and 9 a.m.-6 . Saturday. Similar clinics will be held in Webb City and Joplin. Mrs. Birsner who conducted an orientation session Friday with Volunteer workers urged All women Over 18 to take advantage of the clinic sponsored by the Jasper county uterine cancer task Force. Mrs. J. B. Van urk 358-4544, should be contacted for Carthage appointments. There is a minimal fee of $1.50 for the smear test. Mrs. Birsner said cancer of the uterus could be dramatically reduced if every woman would have a Pap test with annual physical checkups. Early detection can detect Early Ancer at a time when it is most curable. White House staff chief Alexander m. Haig or. Said in an interview he sees nothing now to prompt a Nixon resignation. But he acknowledged the president might consider that unprecedented step Quot if he thought that served the Best interests of the american continuing a travel studded personal Campaign to enlist Public support Nixon was to Fly to Oklahoma to address evening commencement exercises at Oklahoma state University a football stadium in Stillwater. A recent student poll indicated about half the Campus opposed the presidential visit. University authorities said they would bar hostile placards from the stadium. Nixon a Hope of gaining the initiative in his fight against possible impeachment received another serious blow Friday when conservative Republican sen. Milton Young of North Dakota Long a Nixon Stalwart urged that he turn Over the presidency to vice president Gerald r. Ford until the impeachment question is resolved. Under the 25th amendment to the Constitution Young said Nixon later could reclaim the presidency should the House vote against impeachment or the Senate acquit him after a formal trial. Ford met with Nixon for an hour Friday morning and at a later news conference at Buffalo n.y., said a a i certainly could infer from everything he told me that resignation is not being considered. Hijackers Force plane to Bogota Bogota Colombia apr hijackers forced a colombian plane to Fly Back to Bogota today after the government refused to meet their demand for $300,000 to free 92 passengers and Crew members. The plane was hijacked Friday night from Pereira to Bogota forced to Fly on to Cali where it stayed 8% hours then Back to Pereira and Back again to Bogota. Council faces Busy Agenda monday new Agency officer a ribbon cutting ceremonies were held Friday at the new Missouri state employment Agency on Airport drive. Present for the ceremonies were from left Mel Walbridge president of the Carthage area chamber of Commerce l. F. Kelly employment Agency technician mayor Byron Hallam Ray Carter Marta Collier employee at the employment Agency Harold Carter and Gene Hall of the Joplin employment Agency and miss Rachael Thornton chamber executive Secretary. Press staff photo. Fourteen items of business Are on the Agenda for the next regular meeting of the Carthage City Council at 7 30 . Monday in the Council Chambers. All Are new business. Main items include appointment of a new Street commissioner to replace Jerry Burnett who resigned recently and an ordinance proposal dealing with right turns on red Stop lights. That measure was introduced by councilman John Gilbreath d-5th Ward. Also on first Reading is a Council Bill to increase the number of police patrolmen from nine to to and a proposal levying taxes for 1974-1975. Other items include plans and specifications for curb and guttering on 13th Street from River East a Resolution dealing with improvements on 13th to go along with curb and guttering plans and b nurse pinning ceremony set Twenty four Missouri Southern state College nursing students will participate in pinning ceremonies at 7 30 . Friday May 17 in the College Union ballroom. A special achievement award will be presented to mrs. Linda Greer Joplin by or. J. R. Kuhn jr., chairman of the advisory Board for the department of nursing at Misc. Following the ceremony a reception will be held by the alumni of the Misc nursing department. College players the 18th annual Missouri Southern state College players awards banquet will be held at 7 . Friday May 17 at tile Joplin elks club 4th and Pearl. The event will culminate the Active season of the speech and drama department at Misc. President of the organization Steve Burnett appointed the following committees to organize the banquet theme and decorations ted Estes chairman Patti German Shirley Olhoffer Sarah Fausett Cecil Cates Mark Claussen Julie Isenmann Gail Stewart and Susan Warren printed programs Joe Warren chairman Ron Gilliland Jody Short Bob Morris Julie Dale hostess and Host committee Terry Ward chairman Jody Short use Schilling Cecil Cates Sarah Fausett Gail Stewart place and menu committee Mark Claussen chairman Susan Warren Suzanne House entertainment committee Sam Claussen chairman Tom Green Ron Gilliland Cecil Cates Sarah Fausett Pat Kluthe Jody Short Maria Seidler. Tile theme of the banquet will be kept secret until the night of the banquet. Willis to present paper Harold r. Willis assistant professor of psychology at Missouri Southern state College will appear on the program of the american Industrial Hygiene conference May 15 in Miami Beach Fla. Prof. Willis will present a paper entitled Quot the effects of biorhythm cycles a implications for this session of the conference is titled ergonomics occupational Medicine and will be held in the Fontainebleau hotel. The american Industrial Hygiene association and the american conference of governmental Industrial hygienists Are presenting the 14th annual american Industrial Hygiene conference. Included in the conference Are scientific exhibits of Many commercial instruments procedures and activities of prime interest to Industrial hygienists. College player nominees candidates for officers in the College players at Missouri Southern state College have been announced by officials of the speech and drama department. Included on the ballot for president Are Sarah Fausett Tom Green and Maria Seidler for vice president ted Estes Patti German Julie Isenmann and Bob Morris for Secretary Cecil Cates Christy Hunt and Susan Warren for treasurer Stephen Brietzke Mike Mccullough and Jody Short for historian Julie Dale Maria Seidler and Gail Stewart. Voting is currently underway and results will be announced next week. Act testing slated May 29 May 29 has been set As a residual american College test act Date for Missouri Southern state College. First time students that have not taken the act who need the test for summer class registration at Misc Are encouraged to take the act on this Date. Students who already have registered for the june 15 regularly scheduled test Date should not plan to take the continued on Page-5, col i specifications for asphaltic Concrete pavement on 13th As Well As a separate Resolution dealing with other improvements to go along with the paving. Other proposals on first Reading include one dealing with improvements on Euclid from River to Pearl another would double the amount of monies in the City clerks revolving fund from $15,000 to $30,000. A Resolution introduced by councilman g. Stephen Beimdiek r-4th Ward would authorize mayor Byron c. Hallam to deed City owned land to the Carthage area shelter workshop. Property owners Are the subjects of two Council Bills. One deals with the owners responsibility for growth and weeds and Brush on his lands another concerns abandoning junk vehicles on private property. Who Ike by Marvin Vangilder press staff writer mothers Are set apart for special duty co labourers with god in the sacred act of creation they create the chains of special love by which families Are forged and fused for eternity they live vibrantly in the hearts of their children and in the heart of god and at the source of life forever

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