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Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune, The (Newspaper) - July 13, 1974, Chillicothe, Missouri Picot Lee Chillicothe to 64601vol lev saturday july 13 1974 eight pages no 164 news notes Wheeling Homecoming a Wheeling Homecoming meeting will be held monday evening at 8 in the civic building All committee members Are urged to attend attend Camp miss Peggy Gudgell Meadville attended Camp Galilee at Al Dorado Springs last week the Camp is sponsored by the United methodist Church Abigail Beetsma or and mrs Ronald Beetsma 2320 country club drive have chosen the name of Abigail Kincade for their first child born at the Hedrick medical Center july 9 the new arrival weighed 9 pounds and 2 ounces the maternal grandparents Are or and mrs Dale Phillips Chillicothe and Hope hostages will be spared or and mrs Lester Gudgell and Paul Meadville returned sunday from attending the fourth reunion of the 458th ordnance evacuation of world War ii in Northwood la there were 21 of the men and their families attending these men spent nearly three years together in Europe returning 30 years ago Washington a two armed convicts pressed their efforts today to barter seven paternal grandparents Are or hostages in a District and mrs Harold Beetsma courthouse Cellblock for free Mooresville the maternal Dom after releasing 14 inmates great grandmother is mrs j who had been caught up in the h constant Chillicothe and standoff for nearly 43 hours the paternal great the Justice department grandparents Are or and mrs called the release of the 14 Pris John Beetsma and or and owners who had neither been mrs Henry Busker All of part of the takeover nor la Hebron ind paternal great eled As hostages an act of great grandmother is mrs Nancy Frazier Scranton la mrs Beetsma is the former Marsha Phillips Good Faith one woman prisoner chose to remain in the Cellblock apparently to keep the one female hostage company officials said marshals said no hos in Kansas City mrs Geraldine Fewell and mrs Helen Richards returned Home after spending the july 4 Holiday in Kansas City with their daughter and Niece Judy Fewell and girls and other relatives they were accompanied Home by their Niece and grandchild Michelle Saip mrs Joan Bennett of Osgood is spending a few Days with her Mother and aunt mrs Fewell and mrs Richards choir members needed the Nicky Cruz crusade Taes had been harmed choir will meet sunday at at the first Baptist Church 1601 Bryan All interested persons Are urged to attend choir members Are still needed Blankenship at Lake mrs Ted Blankenship and family have returned Home after spending time with her parents or and mrs Noble Randall at Point Randall resort Lake of the ozarks mrs Schauer returns mrs Bill Schauer returned Friday from Columbia where she had attended the annual conference at the Missouri Extension homemakers association int two counties sent delegates to the 3 Day meeting held on the Campus of the University of Missouri the release occurred after the two convicts rejected the governments offer to Transfer them to a Penitentiary in okla homa but authorities still made no move to give the two men the plane ride out of the country that they had demanded since taking control of the basement detention cells about 2 thursday a Justice department spokes Man said after the inmates re lease we still have a lot of people Down there and its still a dangerous the convicts Frank Gorham 25 and Robert Jones 24 have threatened to kill the hostages four civilians and three Deputy marshals if police storm the Cellblock in the courthouse where the watergate grand jury investigation and trials have been held Gorham told radio station Wash that the door of the cell Block had been handcuffed to a desk so that it opened outward just enough for one person to squeeze through at a time release of the prisoners was watched by chief District judge George l Hart who is responsible for the building and Deputy atty Gen Laurence Silberman who helped negotiate the release late Friday Gorham and Jones had threatened to behead a hostage with an axe unless the government becomes More responsive to their demands the convicts staged the take Over when one pulled a concealed gun while the two were being taken into the basement of the historic watergate court House it has not been Learned How one of the two men obtained the firearm the pair obtained More Pis Tols and ammunition from a weapons locker in the Cellblock area our lines of communication with the inmates Are still open and we remain said Justice department spokesman Robert Stevenson he said the convicts had rejected several proposals but declined to elaborate on any of them Jim Vance a local newsmen with the National broadcasting co who was sitting in on the negotiations at the convicts re quest said Jones agreed to one government proposal but that Gorham rejected it after speak ing with his family by Tele phone the proposal called for re lease of the hostages unharmed in return for Transfer of the two men to the Federal Penitentiary at Al Reno okla an eighth hostage was freed by the pair before Dawn Friday after chief District judge George l Hart and marshals opened negotiations by Tele phone at least 10 other prisoners remained in the Cellblock but Justice department officials said they had taken no part in the incident and apparently were unarmed a smiling Queen Audrey Ailor is second from right shortly after she was crowned miss Meadville 1974 As Meadville opened its Homecoming festivities last night at Pollock Field from left Are Teresa Tiemeyer the 1973 miss Meadville Joyce Smith second runner up miss Ailor and Janice Couch first runner up the Little Crown and Flower bearers Are Gayle Friesner daughter of or and mrs Dee Friesner and Tom Triplett son of or and mrs Dick photo Audrey Ailor chosen miss Meadville 1974 on television Larry Welborn Grandview a former resident of Chillicothe will be on Bowling for dollars monday night at on Channel 9 the family will be in the audience Kristy Lynn or and mrs Wendal Kerns of Hale have chosen the name Kristy Lynn for their 8pound daughter born june 28 at 5 30 at the Hedrick medical Center Kristy joins two Sisters Kathryn Faye 6 and Karen Irene 4 the maternal grandparents Are or and mrs Thomas 0 Posey Chillicothe and paternal grandparents Are or and mrs Howard Kerns great grandmother is mrs Stella Beever of Chillicothe mrs Kerns is the former Diane Edwards to visit mrs Bob Spangler and son Bobby Joe of Belleville arrived thursday night to spend a few Days with their Mother and grandmother mrs Agnes Bauer 303 Polk Revenue disbursements to exhibit in Illinois counties townships and cities Houghton sons of within the sixth congressional Kingston and r t Sloan son District for the fourth of Hamilton Are among the entitlement period fourth exhibitors listed for the 36th Quarter april 1june 30 1974 annual National Hampshire have been announced by meat hog conference to be congressman Jerry Litton held july 2326 at the Dinois state Fairgrounds at City county Revenue Money totals Springfield around 450 head of boars gilts and Barrows Are expected for this years show continued on Page 5 death notices William Thomas Douglas George Kenneth Caraway Herbert Francis Lightner pages Mercury hits 100 the Mercury reached an official 100 degrees in Chillicothe yesterday marking the second time this month that the temperature has hit the Century Mark by 11 today the Mercury was already at 94 degrees and it was expected to top the 100degree Mark later in the Day the Mercury reached 100 Here on the second Day of july and the last six Days the maximum temperature has ranged from 98 to 100 Chillicothe has recorded moisture Only once in the last 28 Days and with the hot and humid weather of the last week and following the Only rain the crops again Are starting to Hurt there was of moisture the evening of july 3 Here and that broke a 19day dry spell hot and humid weather ushered in the weekend in Missouri today the National weather service said there was a Chance of widely scattered thundershowers in the Day the forecast for today and sunday called for highs in the 90s lows tonight were expected to be in the 70s the Outlook for monday through wednesday was for Little or no rain and High temperatures ranging from the upper 80s to the mid 90s highs in Missouri Friday ranged from 99 at Vichy to 92 at Cape Girardeau lows ranged from 68 at Springfield to 76 at Vichy figures obtained by the congressmen office show Livingston county received a total of by City and township the Money was allocated in this manner City of Chillicothe Livingston county Chillicothe township Jackson township Fairview township Hill township City of Wheeling Green township Ridge Blue Mound Monroe City of Chula Mooresville City of Ludlow grand River Sampsel Medicine City of Mooresville other figures for area cities and counties with the total county figure appearing first followed by the county disbursement and the City disbursement Grundy county county City of Trenton City of Laredo Daviess county county City of Jamesport City of Gallatin lock Springs Village Caldwell county county City of Hamilton Braymer City City of homemade ice Cream and of or cake choosing of a Queen and Duncan Randy Singer the the Virginia Cheri Wall last night launched the 1974 Meadville Homecoming in a big Way a crowd of perhaps was on hand for the Queen contest and to hear the popular music group from Chillicothe Audrey Ailor 17yearold daughter of or and mrs Foster Ailor and who plans to and mrs Robert american legion Crookshanks daughter of or and mrs Ronald Crookshanks Shafter 4h club Lynn Buckman daughter of or and mrs Jesse Buckman mothers club Breckenridge town of Cowgill Linn county county City of Brookfield City of Marceline Meadville Browning Bucklin Laclede Linneus Carroll county county City of Carrollton town of Board City of Bosworth City of Hale City of Tina of attend College at Warrensburg Janet Gardner daughter of or and mrs Dale Gardner civic club Donna sue Bethards daughter of or and mrs Doyle Bethards True Blue club Janice Nichols daughter of or and mrs Duane Nichols Home culture club and Jolene Evans daughter of or and mrs Junior Evans wednesday club activities today include a baby show Homecoming Parade contests and games at there will be gospel singing by variety groups and there will be an old fiddlers contest at 8 youth recreation and crafts programs set crash kills Canton map Michael l Mccarty 19 of Canton was killed Early today when his car left 61 North of Here and overturned several times the Missouri Highway patrol said Mccarty was thrown from his car backing car Webster and Cherry streets was the scene of a minor Accident yesterday at the police said that Florence Dennis of 818 Washington was backing her 1966 Dodge on Webster when her vehicle struck a parked 1972 Matador owned by Stephen j Phillips 22 Independence the Green Hills human resources corporation has developed a program of recreation and crafts for youth in the 9county Green Hills area Walter Olmstead program director said the program will offer something for every eligible youth Between the age of 8 and included will be arts and crafts sports games and swimming these activities will be provided three mornings per week for five weeks the program will begin with enrolment monday july 15 at 9 at the neighbourhood Center in Chillicothe if interest is shown in other communities additional programs will be developed by the program coordinator Christine Carey the governors office additional information May be obtained from the area office Box 517 Trenton or the Livingston county neighbourhood Center at 917 Jackson Street Fisher joins Trenton police officer John Fisher 23 a native of Chillicothe has been approved for a 30day commission with the Trenton City police department by the City Council according to the Trenton Republican times the department now has a staff of eight officers Fisher resides at 1908 Colt and be a speech therapist was chosen miss Meadville 1974 Audrey who keeps Busy this summer working at the Whitaker Cable company and in the Hay Fields represented the Busy bees club first runner up was Janice Couch daughter of or and mrs Maurice Couch who plans to attend College at Maryville and represented the industrious club second runner up was Joy Smith daughter of or and mrs Virgil Smith the Queen candidate of the Lions club Junius Mundell was master of ceremonies and interviewed each of the 13 candidates he also Sang two numbers and joined the girls in a song Side by Beverly Cook was organist for the pageant and music was Courtesy of the Canterbury studio a special number during the judging was by Judy Curley miss Pershing Days who presented a Baton routine to the tune of other entries in the Queen Competition and their sponsors Judy Loyd daughter of or and mrs John h Loyd Saddle club Donna Mclntyre daughter of or and mrs Donald Mclntyre Dennis Skelly service Kerri Stratton daughter of or and mrs Basil Stratton senior citizens Donna Duncan daughter District democrats democrats representing county committees state committee members and officers of the sixth District democratic organization gathered in Chillicothe last night at the Queen City restaurant to discuss upcoming organizational meetings and plans for the Delegate selection to the mini convention in Kansas City in december there were representatives from 11 counties and the 31 county District and state officers were joined by Dwight l Fine democratic candidate for auditor who spoke briefly to the group the meeting last night was chaired by Dale Morgan of St Joseph chairman of the sixth District Morgan outlined details of mass meetings to be called by each county and the procedures for selecting delegates to the sixth District convention to be held in St Joseph in August Dave Mason county clerk of Buchanan county asked the county officers to encourage democrats to see that people get to the polls and cast a ballot in the primary and general elections it is a sad state of affairs that people Are not registering and they Are forecasting one of the lowest votes in modern times for the primary people should exercise their right to vote and the democrats should get democrats out to Mason said Charles Armour of Richmond Ray county was named As a sixth District committeeman to the state committee to fill the unexpired term of the late John Dewitt of oilman City state democratic committeemen and committee women present from the sixth District included mrs Edna Hurst of Chula Livingston Bob Pence of Kearney Clay and mrs Cleta Mcqueen of Stanberry Gentry representing Livingston county were Charles Chuck Haney Vic chairman and mrs Charles Hinchey Secretary of the county1 democratic committee Haney a member of the state affirmative action and finance committee which is charged with the responsibility of implementing Missouri Delegate selection plan to the mini National convention outlined plans to officers on the Delegate procedure counties and the District for Street in Trenton he was a Tsune Carey discharged from the Navy in thin program is being funded apri of Thig year after serving five years by a Grant from the manpower planning Section of City consume rite has first Day on the farm Ehrlichman is sixth Nixon aide wiped out in court a new York cites commissioner of consumer affairs will see something of the new wave in farming saturday when she visits four families in Northwest Missouri who produce pork beef and milk mrs Eleanor Guggenheimer will find that Jack Runyan Dallas Pickett John Saunders sunny continued very warm and humid through sunday with a slight Chance of thundershowers mostly East portion highs in 90s Clear and warm tonight slight Chance of thundershowers East Low in 70s official temperatures yesterdays maximum 100 yesterdays minimum 70 today minimum 73 precipitation 1 00 none River stage year ago today maximum 96 minimum 69 sidewalk Hometown picture Page 8 and Cliff Deshon Are Young men with College degrees who dont fool around with less than 500 acres and have capital in vestments reaching toward million they get a lot of help from their families and lean More on machinery than hired hands on behalf of urbanite whose first encounter with pork beef and milk is at a supermarket mrs Guggenheimer is to spend 12 hours saturday in seeing How they get their Start and talking with people who get the Job done rep Jerry Litton do will Escore commissioner Gug Genheimer on the tour and is paying for it inasmuch As she is the per kept example of an Urban Crea Ture mrs Guggenheimer has said it will be As strange to her As a trip to India among the four Farmers she will visit Only Dallas Pickett is Over 40 his 500acre livestock and Grain farm just Southeast of Stewartsville is the second Stop on the tour and mrs pick Ett will serve up a country Ner for commissioner Gug Genheimer and her husband and rep and mrs Litton the picketts concentrate on raising pigs and keeping cows whose primary function is producing calves they have a 9 year old daughter Aud a 22 year old son Pickett is a 1950 graduate of the University of Missouri with a degree in agricultural economics in their Way to the Pickett farm the visitors will Stop off at the big beef cattle operation of or and mrs Jack Runyan near Osborn to Washington a John d Ehrlichman onetime White House chief Domestic adviser is the sixth former Nixon administration official to be convicted of or plead guilty to a crime a District court on Fri Day found Ehrlichman and three co defendants guilty of conspiracy and perjury in connection with the breaking at the office of Daniel Ellsberg psychiatrist the other former officials were atty Gen Richard g Kleindienst who pleaded guilty to a Misdemeanour for his testimony in the itt Case he was Given a on month jail term and a Fine both sus Pended presidential coun Sel John w Dean Iii who pleaded guilty oct 19 1973 to one count of conspiracy to obstruct Justice and defraud the John d Ehrlichman United states sentencing was deferred presidential appointments Secretary Dwight l Chapin who was convicted april 5 of two counts of making false declarations before a grand jury he was sentenced to 10 to 30 months in jail and is free on Appeal White House aide Egil Krogh who pleaded guilty nov 30 1973 to one count of violating the civil rights of Daniel Ellsberg psychiatrist he was sentenced to serve six months of a two six year term and was jailed at Lom poc from feb 4 to june 21 White House aide Charles w Colson pleaded guilty to one count of obstruction of Justice and sentenced on june 21 to Onet Othree years in Pris on he began serving the term july 8

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