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Columbus Daily Telegram, The (Newspaper) - July 16, 1966, Columbus, NebraskaThe number 166 eighty seventh year daily Telegram Columbus Nebraska saturday july 16, 1966 evening except of single copy certain Lone survivor can identify killer Chicago up Chicago police were certain today die Lone survivor of the City s worst mass murder could identify the killer who chatted calmly with eight student nurses before Platte Market hog show is set for fair something now is being introduced at this year s Platte county fair which opens july 25. It is the Platte Market hog show. The plate Market hog show actually replaces the Swine department in the open class livestock division. For Many years the Swine department in open class awarded prizes up to the sixth place by Breed classification. The Breeds popular in this area have been listed As Poland China spotted Poland China Duroc land race York Shire Hampshire and Berk Shire. 4-h and . Hog in Fries could be Cross in Terra in the open class Competition. This year the concept has been entirely changed. Hogs entered May be of any Breed Cross Breed purebred or Grade. There will be two weight divisions classes Only Light weights 100 to 215 pounds and heavy weights 215 to 240 pounds. All hogs will be weighed Between a. And 12 noon on monday july 25. They must weigh Between 190 and 210 pounds. No Reweigh will be allowed. Rules of the show the show is open to hog producers in Platte county and nil adjoining counties except hogs shown in the 4-h or . Divisions of the fair. Barrows and or gilts will be eligible for the show which will he held july 27, at 1 p. M., in the East barn. Each owner corporation family farm etc., in which the Ani Mals Are operated As one Herd is Lim cd to exhibiting four head but. No More than two head per class. Hogs must have been Farrow de on or Afler january 1, 19cc. All hogs must be the properly of the exhibitor not less than i clays prior to the show. The owner or some authorised person must be present to As Sist in the weighing As Well As the showing. While hogs must be clean no credit will be Given for special fitting or show ing. Entry fee is per head. General health regulations apply. All hogs slaughtered All hogs entered in the plate Market hog show must be slaughtered and carcasses will he purchased by Honnel and company on Grade Ami yield basis based on Market of the Day slaughtered. One hog owner will be eligible for entry in the car Cass contest at Hormel a. This hog is to be designated by the owner before the hogs Are ship Ped to Hormel. Carcasses will be judged and results tabulated by Lormel under the super vision of Archie White Well known to area hog producers. Total of is set aside for Cash awards in the show. The first place Winner in each of the three classes Light live weight heavy live weight and carcass will gel second place third place and fourth to tenth place inclusive the entire purpose of the Platte Market hog show fair chairman Kenneth Torczon pointed out is to further in Terest in and knowledge of the desirable Type weight and Fin ish of Market hogs to assure lop Sale Price. Leading them one by one to Slaughter. They had to find him. After extensive questioning Friday of miss Corazon amur to the 23-year-old philippine Exchange student who cheated death by hiding under a bed police distributed an artist s sketch of the killer. Deputy chief of detectives Michael Spiotto who questioned miss Amurao from her Hospital bed a few blocks from the scene of the crime said she was an encouraging i think when we bring the actual offender Forward she will be Able to identify Spiotto said. Dozens of homicide detectives worked overtime on the Case called the crime of the Century by county Coroner Andrew j. Toman. More than 100 Telephone Calls an hour poured into police idea quarters through the Day Many of them from Cranks. All had to be checked out by harried Detec Tives. The killer gained Access to the townhouse apartment where the student nurses lived wednesday night. Six girls were in the House asleep. The killer woke them up led them into a bedroom and bound them. Then three other girls came Home and the same process was repealed. This Man had the girls quite at Spiotto said. He sat on the floor with them. He indicated he was in need of Money. They gave him Money and thought that would satisfy him. They obviously had no idea what was in his one of the victims was to be buried today in her nurses uniform. Funeral services will be held monday for five of the others and arrangements were being made to ship the bodies of the other two victims to their native Philippines. Police had few physical clues to the mass slaying and All but three or four fingerprints found in the apartment had been eliminated from consideration by today. In her description miss Amurao said the killer was a while Man about 25 years old weighing 170 pounds c feet tall dishwater Blond hair a Little longer than a Crew Cut. Officials of the South Chicago Community Hospital where the girls were students offered a Reward for information leading to the arrest of the killer. It also set up a memorial fund for the victims. Feb orders Banks to Cut interest rates Washington up the Federal Reserve Board has ordered the nation s Banks to Oil their interest rates from 5.5 in 5 per cent on certain types of deposits. The move Friday was an Effort by the government to slow Down the interest rate War Between Banks and savings and loan institutions which usually pay a higher interest rate. As of july 20, Banks May not pay More than 5 per cent on multiple maturity deposits of 90 plays or More and 4 per cent on those less than 90 Days. Banks have been paying up to 5.5 per cent on these Lypps of deposits. The new Rule will not. Affect deposits now in Banks. Index 8 pages farm news Page i women s 3 editorial Page 4 sports Page 5 classified Page 6 comics 7 u. S. Planes hurl another record strike against North Viet Nam bulletin Saigon up -. Marines have opened an offensive against a North vietnamese division which crossed into South Viet Nam and is trying to seize the Northwest Corner of the country a . Military spokesman announced Satur Day. The spokesman said the Battle began Friday and thai the leathernecks so far have killed 62 communists. The division of about men apparently was trying to Seal off the area near the Border of Laos to permit an uninterrupted flow of men and material into the South. Casualties were described As a Softli vietnamese army company suffered heavy casualties Friday in an ambush by 400 to 500 Viet Cong on Highway 13 about 18 Miles from Saigon. The Friday air strikes by 78 los Angeles . Supreme court Justice William o. Douglas 67, and Cathleen Curran Heffernan 23, an elfin like blonde Beauty were married Friday night in the Home of a couple they had never met before the ceremony. It was the fourth marriage for Douglas and the first for miss Heffernan a College senior who resembles Mia Farrow. The couple had planned to be married in the Home of Superior judge Edward r. Brand a Friend of Douglas. But at the last minute they left Brand s Home and went to the Hollywood Hills Home of or. And mrs. De Silver. Up telephoto rioters turned Back in Chicago up More than Battle ready National guardsmen reinforced an uneasy peace on Chicago s riot torn West Side today. With orders to shoot to kill if fired upon More than citizen soldiers armed with rifles and fixed bayonets met rioters on the streets late Friday night and today and made them turn Tail. Fair weather predicted 68 Low this morning 74 High Friday 98 High year ago 64 Low year ago by United press International More hot weather is expected in Nebraska sunday with no immediate Relief in sight. Light variable winds tonight and sunday were expected to help a bit. Lows tonight will be in the 60s. Wilh highs sunday in the mid 90s. Fridays High in the stale was 92 at Chadron. The Over night loss was at Sidney. Nebraska generally fair through sunday. Warmer Sun Day. Light variable winds. Low tonight gos. High sunday Middle 30s. Eastern Imei Maska partly Cloudy tonight. Fair sunday. Low tonight upper is. High sunday near 90. Wilson in Moscow Moscow i up British prime. Minster Harold Wilson arrived today in Moscow on a Viel Nim Pence Misson pc doomed in failure. Only an hour before his arrival soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin onto again called for withdrawal of . Troops As the Only xxi Stiblo solution in Viet Nam. Eli Oters who had turned negro ghetto neighbourhoods into combat zones for three nights showed they had no Sloin Ach for gun Battles with lie White and negro soldiers. The soldiers rolled into the Uva in Inch 6" a jeep and began moving every one off the streets. Police backed them up by inking into custody everyone who would t move on. Order firm curfew parents were told that police we Marl strictly enforce the City curfew which demanded child Renbo inside Between 10 . And 7 . The i to men of the 2nd battalion of the t78lh be Gimont. Most of them n Curc. Out in Douglas Park in the riot area. News of a Cozloff agree ment by Wren mayor Richard a Daley and or. Martin Luther old antagonists May have helped to bring about the i Csc peace. Saigon up -. War planes flew through heavy antiaircraft fire and dodged missiles Friday As the United slates hurled another record strike against North Viet Nam. The Tempo of the ground fighting also increased sharply. A . Spokesman said air Force and Navy planes flew a record 121 missions against the North for the second consecutive Day while planes in the South hit the Viet Cong in 424 separate strikes and b52 strategic bombers struck again to Blunt an expected communist offensive. The Viet Cong retaliated Wilh one attack Only four Miles from the heart of Saigon and another 18 Miles away where they mauled a South vietnamese company of 100 men. But american ground offensives More than offset the losses. Open new Campaign the . Marines announced tiie opening of a new offensive july Macon in the Tim Bon River Delta 350 Miles North of Saigon. They said the leathernecks had killed 170 Viet Cong and captured 25 while suffering Only Light casualties themselves. The american pilots who dodged through at least 10 soviet built surface to air missiles knocked out Sam Sites anti attacked highways and railroads Over a vast area of the North. The americans reported one Navy plane shot Down by conventional ground loss reported at the another in South Viet Nam. Hanoi radio reported seven planes shot Down during the massive raid but did not mention taking prisoners. The soviet Tass news Agency reported heavy loss of civilian life. In fighting heard clearly in the capital an estimated 100 guerrillas shot their Way through a South vietnamese police company guarding a vital military Highway Between Saigon and the suburban idea quarters of the . 1st infantry division in thu Doc. Tiie guerrillas swept through a Small police station and nearby combat police positions before bring beaten off. Police City Park facilities Are very popular by Jack Odgaard the Columbus Park sys Leni consists of seven Small Parks two Large plots and the Large Pawnee Park grounds and recreational area. Thousands of people each year Lake advantage of the facilities of the Parks and each year an estimated persons per week visit huge Pawnee Park during the Spring sum Mer and fall months. The total Park system including Frankfort Bernie Hanover Buffalo Highland Adamy Glur and Pawnee Parks takes up about 200 acres. The Parks have swings slides and other recreational items for children there Are five baseball diamonds three of which Are under lights for night use eight Tennis courts with lights Are available Pawnee Park has its Large football stadium Field and track for use by both High schools and the Large municipal swimming Pool has summer crowds of More than during hot Days. Numerous gardens and Flower Beds Are scattered throughout the Park system and More than 50 different species of Trees grow in the larger Pawnee Park alone. Wilh the building of the new country club at a location North of Columbus the City acquired the old Golf course teasing it from m. H. Van Berg and established a municipal Golf course. In addition to the facilities provided throughout the Park system each summer special programs Are sponsored by the City and local organizations. The annual summer play found under the direction of Edsel Wibbels includes free classes in Tennis baseball and softball and other sports. Major and minor Little league and Pony league baseball programs Are held each summer. The american legion Spon sors Junior and midget base Ball teams each year which play on the Large Pawnee Park Field. Swimming at the Pawnee Park Pool is from to each Day of the season and the plan be county red pm is provides swimming instructions each summer. Tiie Pawnee Park picnic facilities include two Large out door shelters one in each of the East and West sections of the Park More than 100 extra Pic Nic tables. And Grill pits throughout the Park. On a typical summer weekend Day such As june 19th of this year cars from 18 counties around Nebraska were found in the Park and others from seven slates. The Park office had 35 shelter reservations on june 2gth, and a capacity crowd filled the 100 Park benches during the Day. According to members of he Park Iward Pawnee Park and its recreational facilities Are be ing used More this year than at any other Lime in the history the Park. Air Force and 43 Navy missions broke the record set the Day before when 114 . Bombing missions were flown against the communists. A Mission is a flight by two or More planes. Kracl numbers of planes on a Given Mission is a military secret. I. Ferguson r. W. Lofton head United fund drive two Columbus businessmen have been named chairman and assistant chairman of the 196is Columbus United fund drive by Lloyd ii. Lundin president of the United fund Board. W. Ferguson executive vice president of Columbus Sav Ings and loan is the 19b6 drive chairman and Robert w. Lof airlines strike enters 9th Day May end next week Washington up the airlines strike dragged into the ninth Day today and the chief Union negotiators predicted Hie deadlock would last at least until next week. Joseph w. Ramsey spokes Man for tie striking machinist Union members of five major airlines said talks at an impasse. A new dispute with Northwest air lines one of the five struck lines has further complicated things. Kamsey indicated. He said he had no reason in believe the airlines will move until next week. William j. Curlin spokesman for the airlines agreed. He said he had no reason to think there would be any break in the talks today. I Haven t seen anything to indicate a Curtin said. Ton advertising director for the Columbus daily Telegram is assistant chairman. Ferguson a member of the rotary club has served As pres ident of the Columbus family and As chairman of the plate county chapter of the american red Cross. He is on the advisory Board of is. Mary s Hospital and is a member of the Industrial committee of the Columbus chamber of com Merce. He is a member and past president of the Columbus Board of realtors has been state vice president of the Nebraska real estate association and is on the legislative committees of the slate and National savings and loan leagues. He is a member and former director of associated industries of Nebraska. He and his wife Barbara Are members of Grace episcopal Church. Lofton is a member and has served on the Board of Dre Clors of the Lions club the Colum bus chamber of Commerce die Columbus family and friends of music. He has served As president of the Nebraska daily Advertis ing managers Assoc Eaton. He and his wife Mary Ann Are members of Federated Church. Urges change in rail unit s name Lincoln chairman Fred Peterson of the stale railway commission has urged the legislature to change tic rail unit s name. Lie suggested Public utilities commission or Public service in the past the legislature has walked at similar recommendations. However Peterson said he s Only being realistic. Peterson said the name1 railway commission w a s adopted in 1907 when the regulatory body was concerned mainly with railroads. Now he added Railroad Busi Ness takes up less than 20 per cent of the commission s time. It also regulates taxicabs. Bus rates Telephone and Tele graph fees electric Utility right of Way and other common Carrier matters. Gemini 10 shot for monday looks pretty Good Cape Kennedy up the Outlook for an on time launch of gemini 10 astronauts John Young and Michael Collins monday brightened considerably today Willi the demise of what was left of tropical storm Celia. Weathermen said the Easterly wave that had posed a Threal moved to the South during the night and had weakened so much that in amounts to very i talc weather space Agency officials said Laic Force ass for launch time look pretty Good with partly Cloudy skies moderate winds and scattered thundershowers expected. Occident report Friday year s total last year injuries i 316 359 6? in x v a cars from 18 counties and seven different states Are found throughout Pawnee Park on a typical summer weekend Day. Youngsters of All Ages Lino up daily during the summer months awaiting the opening of the municipal swimming Pool. Telegram photos

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