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Columbia Missourian Newspaper (Newspaper) - September 2, 1973, Columbia, MissouriCo Puah. Kenneth 15958 7fa Blue acres to ctr ate 1couibbia. To �201 St 6-13-7� sep 8-4-73 insight considering the 11 years under Allard the Columbia career of impeded City manager Don Allard be a Gan in 1962. Columbian growth marked i administration. More people produced need for More land More facilities and More services. Hie Don Allard years will be up for Public review wednesday night when the suspended Day managers firing will be considered by the City Council. Two mayors five councils and $25 million in Public improvements have passed before his administration the latter involving a Long string of legislative acts. Along with this. Columbia grew. Columbia grew in size. Beginning in 1962, Columbia voters decided to add 1.4 Square Miles of unincorporated land to an already existing 10.4 Square Miles. This trend continued until today columbian a 62,000 residents occupy 41 Square Miles. Library facilities grew and in 1963 funds were approved for a new Public Library. The original Library located at 5 s. Seventh st., moved in 1971 As it expanded to Garth and Broadway. Power needs grew. April 8, 1963 the City contracted for its 22,000 kilowatt Turbo Generator to be located at the municipal water and Light department. A a Bond Issue was voted in 1966 for a water treatment Plant. 10,000 kilowatt Gas Turbine emergency Generator was also erected. / since then it has been predicted by Black amp Veatch a Kansas City consulting firm that these facilities must be updated by 1976 to provide Columbia with adequate Power in proportion to its projected size. The Columbia municipal Airport was deemed antiquated by voters in 1964, As they approved by a 3 to 1 margin a $1,895,000 Bond Issue for land for a new Airport and construction of a terminal. Further Airport developments came in 1965, As transactions occurred Between Ozark air lines the Airport advisory Board and the Federal aviation administration. Liquor Laws gained attention and in february 1965, voters approved a proposition allowing liquor containing less than 5 per cent alcohol to be sold at retail establishments for consumption on the premises. December 1365 and Clit my Ltd Ger Allard reported to the Council that the budget was Quot abnormally he was concerned with finding funds to pay for items not budgeted such As pay hikes for classified employees. He this review of the Allard years has been prepared by the special reporting team of Martha Tanis John Baas Zewald and Janet Summerford. Predicted cutbacks in some City programs or tax hikes for 1966-67, As the surplus at the end of the fiscal year would be too Small. Plans for the Airport continued As bids were accepted for construction in 1966. Studies became More popular As Black amp Veatch was directed to study the City a water and electric Supply and distillation system. F water and electrical services started in the newly constructed a Hospital along with a new sanitary sewer system. A division of transportation was created within the Public works department and the Issue of a cat system for Columbia made another appearance in a succession of several to come. Facility expansion marked 1967. Columbia entered into seven contracts for expanding water and Light facilities including those of a steam Generator and Turbine units. Firemen had their work week amended. The cat controversy appeared once again with no resolutions made. Administrators spent time in 1968 and 1969 considering Airport construction As bids were opened for the new Airport terminal and the general aviation service apron was built at a Cost of $76,145. Biscayne mall moved one step closer to construction As the Council in 1970 approved re zoning to planned commercial for 35 acres for the $1.3 million shopping Complex. The Quot largest single contract the City has Ever awarded up to that time according to City clerk Genn Wood. Columbian a Power facilities must be updated by 1976. Was Given to Carrothers construction co., inc., Kansas for construction of a water treatment Plant on the me Baine River Bottom. The $3,246,515 contract was financed by a 1966 Bond Issue. The new Plant added chlorine and softened water before pumping it 12 Miles to Columbia. Grocery stores were closed to sunday business As a result of a 3 to 2 vote of the City Council. Orville Hobart then second Ward councilman introduced a repeal ordinance unanimously approved after a petition having 4,104 voters in Columbia protested the Law. Cat once again made an appearance in Columbia As the Council approved an ordinance granting a nonexclusive franchise to cat of Columbia inc. Columbia voters later Defeated the entire idea in an aug. 4 election. In 1971 an Era came to an end As the old Airport finally closed its hangars. Yet new projects dominated the period. A modified one Way Street system was adopted by the City a civil defense Center was built in the basement of the police and fire department building and Day restaurants with bars were allowed to serve liquor by the drink after 1 . On sundays. Voters saw a 1 per cent sales tax approved in 1970, go int effect while at the same time a reduction of 25 cents occurred in the property tax. Fire station no. 5 was added in Columbia while Public employees were granted a 6vs per cent pay raise. The Interior of the Daniel Boone hotel was altered in continued on Page 14 first discovered at the end of the 18th Century ballooning is enjoying its Centennial renascence in the 1970s. Vibrations depicts the efforts and rewards of controlling 50,000 cubic feet of hot air. Leroy Moss did most of the running saturday afternoon in memorial stadium As the tigers went through another controlled scrimmage. See sports Page 9a. .�.�se�azsa�2�� old line conservatism with Liberal ideas is making Windmill Ridge farm work for four Columbia Young people. The four have become set Sitf Focient. See people Page 2b. 65th year no. 298 Good morning it s sunday september 2,1973 4 sections a 48 pages a 20 cents police arrest three in rape abduction a can you help fill my shoes a Columbia fire department Captain John Hump May have been asking As he solicited donations for the muscular dystrophy drive saturday. Missourian photo by Sharsh to a a firemen fight heat for Charity s Sake off duty Columbia firemen weren to fighting fires saturday but the heat was almost As great As if they had been As they stood on Comers at two intersections to collect funds fear the Jerry Lewis muscular dystrophy drive. Steve Paulsell a member of the Boone county fire Protection service and head of this years drive said the firemen collected a Little More than $1,960, Down from last years total of about $2,200. Firemen from the Columbia fire department and the Boone county fire Protection service stood at the intersections of Worley Street and West Boulevard and East Broadway and business 63 to ask donations from motorists Aid passers by. The temperature started to Rise towards 90 As the firemen walked up and Down the hot Black pavement with their fire helmets and boots in hand asking for contributions. The drive began at 9 . And lasted until 5 30 . A a lot of people were giving earlier a Paulsell said a but it kind of tailed off about the drive is conducted each year in Columbia in conjunction with the annual Jerry Lewis muscular dystrophy telethon. By Earl Hull or. Missourian staff writer Columbia police arrested three men saturday who Are suspected of raping a Missouri University coed after abducting her from her Boyfriend a a car on Rock Quarry Road wednesday. It was the second arrest since police and sheriffs deputies began an intensive drive to solve a series of five rapes that have occurred in Columbia since aug. 1. Police chief Paul b. Cheavens said after the wednesday rape the police would a exert every Effort to prevent future rapes and to apprehend those who have already committed them. The suspects Are William Ernest Baker 29, of 8 paddock Meadows trailer court John Henry Gallup 21, of 113 Crossroads trailer court and Russell Lee Bryant 20, of 27 paddock Meadows trailer court. The first arrest came with the apprehension aug. 16 of Billy Edward Fitzpatrick 32, of 1419 Wilson ave. Fitzpatrick is charged with the rape of a University coed aug. 12 near University ave. The preliminary hearing for Fitzpatrick began Friday in magistrate court and los been continued until thursday. Three rapes occurred in Early August in the University Avenue area. Police said the three rapes could have Index opinion people.1-4b sports9-11a pictures 1$a comics .5b . Stocks.7-$b classified. 8-11b morning record been committed by one Man. On aug. 17 Shawn la Borde 1621 University ave., investigated what he thought was a woman a scream at 1619 University ave. And flushed a Man from the Bushes near the House. He pursued the Man As far As Bass Avenue and South Ann Street where he lost him. Police report no further developments on this incident. The aug. 29 kidnapping occurred when the girl was abducted from her boyfriends car on Rock Quarry Road he companion told police a gun was placed at the Side of his neck before the abductors drove away. The girl was raped and then released by her abductors near u. S. 63 and route we where a passing Motorist stopped and took her to the police station. After the arrests saturday police organized a line nip but the coed was continued on Page 14 3 suspended from football by Donald e. Borg Man missourian staff writer two University football players were suspended saturday after their arrest Friday night by Haysville police on charges of Possession of marijuana. A third player was., suspended following his arrest on a charge of Possession of intoxicants by a minor. A Bradley Brown 23, mount Vernon and Bill Culp 19, Wood River m., were charged with Possession of under 35 Grams of marijuana a a Misdemeanour charge. Chuck Banta 20, Springfield was arrested on the liquor charge also a Misdemeanour. The three were held Clit of the scrimmage saturday afternoon and have been temporarily suspended from the squad. A in cases like this we suspend the people until we find out what their involvement is a head football coach a1 Onofrio explained. Quot this is the thing we always do. If we suspended than permanently it would be telling them that they Are guilty before they were proven University students Robert Foss 19, Michael Moffo 20, and Steve Lun Dergan 20, were also arrested on charges of Possession of. Marijuana un�er3$ Grams. All six of the students listed their Columbia address As 909 Richmond ave. They were arrested at a strip mining Field near . 63 North and Missouri 124. Brown started for varsity As a defensive Back last year and is slated As a starter this year. Banta a Sophomore is a second team defensive Back and Culp is a Sophomore defensive end. Bond was set at $250 for those charged with Possession of marijuana. Bantams Bond was set at $100. All six students were released from the Boone county jail saturday morning. Arraignment is set for tuesday morning in Boone county magistrate court no missourian on tuesday the missourian will not publish tuesday the Day after labor Day to allow our staff to enjoy the Holiday. Normal publication will be resumed wednesday. Judge denies Bias in favor of Allard Happy birthday Ralph l. Baker mrs. Billy Joe Bass mrs. Marjorie Bay mrs. Phil Berk mrs. F. L. Boggs Mildred Brown Corrine Buchner Bobby Jackson Irvin a. Keller sue be Kennann Clifton or. Lines Mary Lou Long Robert Eari Marriott i James Mcquigg Christine Neal Frances Obannon Jackie sue Obannon mrs. John Piper mrs. Jesse Pool Leon Sapp. Happy birthday monday mrs. Patterson Bain mrs. Ora t. Ballew Harold Belcher Mickeal Edward Brown mrs. Herman Campbell Mike Clarke James e. Crosby in Linda Heisler Bill Keithley mrs. Jack Matthews mrs. Berta Lee Mckay Walter h. Mensch Mary Jane scrivner Wilbert Stone Terry a Dermuth. Happy birthday tuesday Lee Brown w. Lloyd Brown Dennis Caldwell w. L. Capers mrs. Don Finlay Anne Fleming mrs. Robert w. Haverfield Bryce Mark Homan Jewell Finlay Norma Ricky Northup Cheri Van orman N. Perry Jack l. Pettit. By tim of Neil missourian staff writer the judge appointed to hear the suit to bar mayor Tom Anderson from the hearing to dismiss suspended City manager Don Allard said saturday he probably will not disqualify himself from foe trial because of statements he made in a previous Case in Columbia. Judge l. F. Cottey 1st judicial circuit court judge said he will talk with the lawyers representing Allard and Anderson monday morning and make his final decision whether to hear foe trial. In a related Matt of Harry Morris a Kansas City lawyer hired by the City Council to represent it in the wednesday Public hearing said he will advise the Council to delay deciding whether to dismiss Allard the night of foe hearing. Cottey was appointed thursday by the state supreme court to hear the trial after a motion by Ronald smut Andersons attorney automatically see Page 13a for news analysis of Don disqualified Boone county circuit court judge Frank Corley from hearing the trial. The trial brought about by the writ of prohibition filed by Larry Woods Allardus attorney alleging Anderson has a a prejudged a Allard will be held at 9 am. Monday at the Boone county courthouse. Cottey after approving an an continued on Page 14 Don Allard Nixon Agnew Confer on probe see related stories Page 4a. Washington up a president Nixon and vice president Spiro t. Agnew reviewed agnews Legal and political troubles for two hours saturday and reportedly there was no talk of the vice president resigning. A they re really pulling together Quot an Agnew aide said. At the vice presidents request he and Nixon met alone at the White House for foe first time since Agnew personally informed Nixon nearly a month ago he was under Federal investigation in connection with an alleged Kickback scheme involving Maryland contractors. Afterwards the White House described it As a a thorough discussion Quot and a a Good an Agnew spokesman said it was a a very very satisfactory meeting in which they reviewed foe Way the vice president and his lawyers were handling the affair. Other sources said later that Agnew a did All the talking during the two hour session. White House aides indicated that Nixon was sitting by and a just going to let the thing White House press Secretary Ronald l. Ziegler denied that Nixon had a a contingency list of possible candidates for vice president should Agnew be forced to resign. Agnew disclosed in a nationally televised press conference aug. 8 that he was under Federal investigation for possible violation of tax extortion bribery and conspiracy Laws and declared he would remain in office and fight to prove his innocence. There Nave been published reports recently notably a time Magazine article that . Attorney George Beall might be ready to present evidence involving Agnew to a Federal grand jury in Baltimore. Atty. Gen. Elliot l. Richardson who was spending foe labor Day weekend at Cape cod mass., has said he will make the ultimate decision whether the government seeks an indictment against Agnew. After his two Nour conference with Agnew Nixon met alone with his senior Domestic advisers Counselor Melvin r. Laird and Bryce n. Harlow and White House chief of staff Alexander Haig. That discussion presumably dealt with the political repercussions of the Agnew investigation As Well As the administrations legislative plans when Congress returns next tuesday. Shortly after the meeting. Nixon and Agnew left separately for the rest of the Holiday weekend Nixon to Camp David the presidential Retreat in Maryland and Agnew to the Golf course and Beach at Ocean City. My. Nixon who White House sources said Quot hit the ceiling when Agnew told him personally aug. 7 of his implication in foe alleged Maryland Kickback scheme seemed at first to have kept at a Cool distance from foe vice presidents problems. But when questioned at his san Clemente news conference aug. 22 about his apparent lukewarm attitude toward Agnew the president expressed Strong Confidence in agnews integrity and praised his a courageous response to allegations against him. Nixon telephoned Agnew the same Day to reaffirm his support and both have publicly denounced news leaks about the Agnew investigation. The new York times reported that Nixon had discussed the Agnew situation by Telephone or in person continued on Page 14

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