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Columbus Telegram, The (Newspaper) - May 11, 1974, Columbus, NebraskaIt to Tot to it Yew to looked w and tiding number 112 ninety fifth year the member associated press Telegram weather Outlook Cloudy with a slight Chat ice of morning showers saturday. Highs in the partly Cloudy. Saturday night and sunday. Cooler saturday night with a. Lows in the Low 40s. High Sun Day in us. Columbus Nebraska saturday May 11, 1974 16 pages today exc Cpl it of year s Oil memorial Day Coop Lee Day. Tabor Day and Chr Mas Oan. Ioc single copy uni commencement rainfall 6 from Columbus area get measures degrees with distinction 2.55 Here six residents of tie Columbus area received heir degrees with distinction at University of Nebraska Lincoln commence ment exercises today in Pershing auditorium. They Are Michael Mcmeekin and Steven Eymann both enrolled in the College of engineering and technology Gary Polo Uia Howells College of architecture Nancy Hemmer Humphrey College of arts and sciences Barbara Briese Tisthammer Albion College of Home economics Joan Oliverius Albion teachers College. Chancellor James Zumberge presided and conferred the degrees and congratulations were voiced by president . Varner. Seven honorary degrees and three Nebraska builder awards were also presented. One of the builder awards went to a former Polk county resident Elton l. Berck of Lincoln who retired in january after 17 years As president of the Nebraska Farmers Union. Graduate College ii Aster of arts Russell. Bos Clarkson Mary Finger l a a k m a n Humphrey Marvin Shields Brainard Mary Sommermeyer Columbus. Master of education Larry Meyer Silver Creek. Master of science Mark Molacek Clarkson Thomas Pesek Brainard Patricia Dunn Rittenhouse Osceola Francis Horak Schuyler Bernard Hottovy Brainard Jarie Sedlak Osceola. Bachelor of science i n agriculture Steven Becker Osceola Jerry Carlson Genoa Lynn Condreay is. Edward Gerald gumming. Genoa Michael Mazuch Madison Steven Mohr Genoa James Nissen Humphrey l 6 r e n Oberg Stromsburg James Peterson Osceola Terry Pfeifer Madison David Hassebrook Columbus Glen Hillen Leigh Larry Sabata Steven Schmit David City Thomas Sunder Man Madison Wayne Vanek rising City Francis Whidden. St. Edward Gerald Zegers David City Allan Zumbrunn Belgrade. Bachelor o f architecture John Ballew Columbus Robert Berggren of Rohrsburg Rodney Terry Columbus. Bachelor of science in architectural studies Gary Polodna Howells with distinction. Bachelor of arts College of arts and sciences Beverly Michael Brown Columbus Mary brims Columbus Karen Lenzen St. Edward Gerald Martin Genoa Vicki Dolezal. Duey Bellwood Larry Geilenkirche Lindsay Richard Green Albion Randy Hall Columbus Patricia Heiser Columbus c a r 1 e t o n Stuart Schuyler Charles Van Ostrand Polk Mark Johnston Columbus Ann Osceola. Bachelor of Fine arts Mary Helgoth Mccawley Bellwood. Bachelor of science Debra Ernst Schuyler Ronald Richard Jedlicka Schuyler. Bachelor of science i n chemical engineering John Hottovy Ulysses. Bachelor of science in civil engine e r i n g m i c h a e 1 Mcmeekin Columbus with distinction Allen m o r a v e c David City. Bachelor of science i n electrical engineering Steven Eymann Columbus with distinction Thomas Rich Columbus. Bachelor of science in mechanical engineering John Reigle Leigh. Bachelor of science in Home economics Donna d o b b s Columbus Diane Peters on Silver Creek Kristy Hendricks David cily Sharon Hockemeier Newman Grove Yvonne Hottovy Brainard Marilyn Nelson Mecham Newman Grove Barbara Tisthammer Albion with distinction. Bachelor of science in education David a r Tek Dwight Douglas me gee Columbus Joan Demy Osceola Joan. Oliverius Albion with distinction Douglas Albion Mary Saba a David City Glenda Schmid col Umbus Vicki Honke Shonka Johannes 55 at Midnight .41 High Friday High age 45 Lew year ago Sunrise sunday Sunset sunday Sunrise monday Sunset monday 2.55 rain Jim Kijuu Umici Job u u a i u a t i or j German Humphrey Nancy Creston Eil Een Meysenburg Hemmer Humphrey with distinction Joseph Hermsen David City Stephanie Syslo Silver Creek Donald Wall Columbus Ronald Walters Columbus. Bachelor of science i n business administration Keith Mariel Albion Richard Marlin sen Primrose t a r r i s Karls David City Steven Klut Man Columbus Randolph Konsel Howells Rebecca Larson Genoa. Doctor of. Dental John Sedlak Osceola. Juris doctor College of Law Donald Rowlands to Columbus John Ziegenbein Columbus. Certificate i n agriculture Meyer Columbus Kathleen Stephen Furtak Schuyler. Dvorak Howells Duane Gabriel Osceola David Bruce Samuelson Polk David s t e e h i e r Columbus Dennis Jones Osceola Gary Witt Columbus. Bachelor of science i n. Agriculture engineering certificate o f secretarial proficiency Jeanie san Ley Ulysses Kristine Warner Columbus. Certificate of specialization in educational administration and supervision Charles Graves Fullerton. always know what to do Irene o Brien All mothers have split personalities. They say to the toddler pick up your toys Don t touch it might break Wash your hands he careful not to spill and for heaven s Sake quit hitting your then she kisses the bump to make it All better brushes daughter s hair until it shines buttons the shirts so they come out even reads them a Story and tucks them in bed. Mothers say to. The kids feed the dog Don t track up the Kitchen floor take out the trash Brush your Teeth and for heaven s Sake scrub your then she nurses the sick one Hakes Peanut butter cookies puts fresh sheets on the Beds and plans games with them because it s a Rainy Day. And Mother tells the teenager make you bed hang up your clothes dry the dishes stand up straight shovel the walk and for heaven s Sake do som Elhag with that that same Mother has hot chocolate waiting for the cold Snow encourages the daughter when her hair looks dumb and patiently explains to their what colors go with what. She teaches them to act like ladies and gentlemen and is consolatory when the Boyfriend or Girlfriend jabs at their Pride. Adults when they re used and gone remember mothers. They remember their ears being Hye scrubbed hard and their a n a d Mouths washed out Ortu soap. But another time they la speak the Weatherman turned on the. Faucet All at once Here Friday evening and in nothing Flat Columbus had 2.55 inches of rain. The downpour caused some problems especially with motorists As Many intersections and streets were flooded. Several cars became stalled in the High water. Hail As big As Golf balls was reported in the rising City area. Small Hail was reported Here. Watches were out across the state. County agent rainmaker editor s note the following Story prepared before Friday night s downpour May put certain county agent in demand As a rainmaker generous Rains Are urgently needed in the Columbus area to turn a lot of frowns into smiles. Platte county Extension agent Bob Voboril said Friday that All parts of the county have been dry with Only infrequent showers received in recent Man los. For the most part Farmers would Welcome a Good two Inch Voboril commented in assessing the area picture. Some irrigation systems have been operating the past week to Nebraska voters will troop to the polls next tuesday for combination primary municipal elections. In plate county election commissioner Shirley Wilken estimated that Between and voters will turn out to cast ballots Between 8 . And 8 . In he county s 30 polling places. Quite a few races Are catching attention of voters this Spring ranging trom Columbus City Council to Platte county supervisor and with the congressional and legislative contests adding spice. Only one City Council candidate Donald r. Peterson in fourth Ward has no Competition and is a shown unless he gels write in Competition. In third Ward however the list of candidates includes Edward l. Ciurej John r. Mcphail Lester j. Pillen a. Marie Shuey Audrey a. Haas Bennett l. Little and Richard e. Long tie eke r. The other wards list four candidates each second Ward Bruce Brandenburgh Michael 0. Fleming Twyla m. Burge and Donald l. Erase and in first Ward William c. Wiedel Gerald b. Mlcek and Joseph m. Woerth. Rounding out the municipal ballot Are three candidates for two spots on the Airport authority Carroll e. Krumland Herman r. Person and John d. Warrender. In both cases the elections arc. Final and there s no run off in the fall. Roughly half Hie county s residents will get to Vole for county supervisors this year. The contestants Are in first District republicans Harvey e. Sander and Billy e. Jordan Democrat Melvin j. Aerni third District republicans Jack Schumacher and Ronald a. Laverne j. Torczon Harold f. Keil belly Ann Staroscik and Joe Earley. After tuesday things also will be narrowed Down considerably in the third District congressional race. The candidates Don Blank Ronald Blauvelt Gerald Lundby Jack Langford Gerald Stromer mrs. Haven Smith James Wenger and j. James Waldron the democrats offer a Choice Between Wayne Ziebarth and Ralph d. Miller. Besides the slates of slate officers democratic and Republican voters but not independents get to pick All contestants or nest Lalle county offices clerk Republican Dorothy m. Kyriss democrats David e. Kubicek mrs. Donna r. Czuba and Milton j. Langan Register of deeds Democrat in i h e r i n e girl complimented by firing firm said she was Foo pretty Rock Island Iii. Api Peggy Hughes says she was not entirely displeased when inter National Harvester fired her from its shipping department. Company officials she said had concluded she was too pretty in a Way i Felt sort of com said the blonde miss Hughes 28. I never thought of myself As a pretty contended the firing sex discrimination girl. I m just an average look her. Woods violated Laws. A Harvester spokesman said the company would have no comment. There were about 10 women and 15-20 men in the department. Miss Hughes conceded that sometimes her male coworkers would ask her How the Job was going and lift something for they would t even ask they would just do it. I would say you better get Back to your own she said. Some of the men asked her out but she said she always re fused i just did t see any that i not women s said miss Hughes who also has worked As a forklift operator. I m proud to be a woman but 1 just think if you have a Point you should Light for soak up the ground to Plant democrats Richard f. Com and some who have their Gdowski and Walter e. Mueller Corn in Are irrigating to moisten fifth District Republican Paul Pirfo by Mary Mackinnon so alike bothers of Rebecca Kuhn Center of Platte Center ire so much alike even her parents or. And mrs. Douglas Kuhn require of the twins to Wear an id ankle Bracelet to Tell Rhem apart. The twin Jeffrey Douglas and Jon Matthew were born five minutes apart Jan. 14 this Yew Cut their first tooth the Day and weighed i same at a Tat visit to the doctor. Softly and listen and love. Somebody once said god could t he everywhere and so he made the soil Down to the subsoil moisture three to four inches below the surface. Voboril noted that some Farmers who slowed Early Are in than those who have diced or chisel slowed. The county agent estimated 65-70 per cent of the Corn in across the county with others awaiting better ground conditions. Sorghum and Milo activity would probably get into full swing with a Good rain Voboril continued while wheat looks very Good and. Moisture in t needed in that department. Oats Are generally in Good condition although some Fields which were sown shallow Are showing effects of the dry conditions. Others put Oats in fairly deep where the moisture is. First crop Alfalfa will be about average the agent said. He called attention to the possibility of damage by Alfalfa Weevil and cautioned banners i o inspect Fields. It is advisable to Spray in some cases. Lack of moisture has pastures below Normal for grazing but things would do a Quick about face if needed rain comes. Fertilizers and pesticides have been in Short Supply in some areas and very expensive but it is hoped at least adequate supplies will be available As needed. The fuel situation is another headache. Depressed livestock prices Are a Factor in the agricultural picture As Well Voboril concluded. Basically Grain is produced to feed livestock but some Farmers Are getting out of the livestock Field or culling Down in numbers. J. Hupp democrats Carroll Coke Rudat and Zeinhom Ernst seventh District republicans Carl e. Aerni and Ronald w. Saalfeld democrats Stein says food will continue to sent to their rooms or Given a spit Bath on the Way to Church. They remember having to Wear a sweater because Mother was going to bed Early because she was tired and tiptoeing when Mother was ill. They la never know it the House was spotlessly clean but they will recall the delicate taste of a butterscotch pie the quiet times when Mother listened to their prayers or dreams and the hot afternoon when she up target on the ice Cream nobody remembers a manicured Yard but they remember Mother helping them make mud pies in the Sandbox pushing them High on the backyard swing allowing them to Steep in a Pup tent and providing the perfect hat and a Carrot for or. Snowman. They knew her understanding hire.1 when they could t eat the liver juices of gasoline and onions or spinach and when they broke a neighbor s window during an important baseball game or when she got out of the Washington a pres ident Nixon s chief economic adviser indicated Friday that food prices will continue to Rise the remainder of , Al though at a slower Rale. Or. Herbert Stein chairman of the Council of economic advisers said the slowdown in food Price increases should off set an expected Rise in prices of goods other than fuel and food and result in a rate of inflation substantially below re cent even so said Stein we re not painting Rosy Pic fun a retail food Price increases which accounted for about one third of the 12.2 per cent Rise in the consumer Price Index in the first Quarter should slow substantially in. The april june Stein said. Or. Gary l. Seevers a Mem Ber of the Council said flatly we Don t expect food prices to fall this year. Any reductions in the Price of individual food items sch wild be Felt now if they come at All he added. Assessing the Outlook for the . Economy As a whole Stein prices Rise Duclion but predicted that automobile production Cut in april because of the fuel Short age will Rise during the second half of 1974. The availability of More gasoline will bring Back into the Market increasing numbers of purchasers of Large cars who held Back from buying last win Stein said. Sen. Hubert h. Humphrey d minn., Mittee asked when some Relief can be expected from the higher interest rates which he Shower and cleaned a Small boy s 7-Inch fish. Trinity will continue climbing but not As quickly As they did in the first Quarter Stein told the Senate House economic sub committee on consumer economics. We expect a Good recovery caned open aggression upon by the Economy in the second Mankind half of 1974 and a resumption of the Rise in real consumer spending that came to a halt late last he forecast Little second Quarter change in Over All pro Stein predicted a drop in in Terest during the second half of Tut said the administration has rejected asking the Federal Reserve Board to loosen its tight Money policy. Graduation at scotus slated for May 19 sixty eight seniors will be graduated from scotus Central Catholic High school sunday May 19. The 2 . Ceremony is set for St. Isidore Church with a co celebrated eucharist. The service includes readings by Thane Wigbels and Debra Weiker graduation homily by Robert Shonka presentation of class by principal Edward Hillner and diplomas conferred by the Rev. Emmett f. Meyer superintendent Reading o f offertory petitions by Geralyn Becker presentation of offertory gifts by Dave Jenson Bonnie Kudron Donna maus Bach Michelle Murphy Joroy Carolee Sprunk Thane Wibbels and Steve Wolpert and thanksgiving prayer by Margaret Jochum. Junior senior prom is set for 7 . Today at scotus memorial Hall and honors convocation will be held at a. M. Tuesday May hat the same location. Graduates Are Michelle Augustine Geralyn Becker Cynthia Biermann John belter Randy bogus Deborah Bonk Dorothy Briggs James Brock Lea Brooks Jane b r u n e a Genene Bruns Catherine Ciboron Louise Ciecior Donald Determan Diane Fritz Julie Fuchs Nancy Gdowski Brenda Grubaugh Sally Hajek David Hogelin Deborah Holys David Jenson Margaret Jochum John Kobus Julie Kopetzky Lawrence Korger Robert Korgie Bonnie Kudron William Kurtenbach. Mary Liss Theresa Liss Michael Loe Fller Beverly Maguire Donna m a b a c h Joseph Mcmeekin Curt Melliger Joseph m i c e k Michelle Michaelsen Michelle Murphy Callen o Hearn Gail Oppliger Mikhael pile Thomas Reilly Joette Roy John Shadle Robert Shonka Joel Siegol Julie Slovinski Carol Tobolka Melody Soukup Dominic spies Carolee Sprunk David sterner Allan Sueper Thaddeus Swirczek Peggy t h i e 1 e Timothy Thomas Linda to Pinka a Ian a Van Dyke Debra Weiker Karen Wennekamp Thane Kevin Plehn Kathy Steven Wolpert Elizabeth Zoucha Kathleen z u e r 1 c i n Peter Zuerlein. Ing woman. Miss Hughes about 5 foot 5 and 110 pounds worked for a month packing heavy Machin Ery at an hour in Harves Ter s far mall Plant Here. She was fired March 15. The personnel manager told me i would be reinstated when a new Job opened she said. But later she said the general Foreman told an official of local 1390 of the United Auto workers that she received too much male the Union failed to Settle the dispute and the Rock Island in 17fl human relations commission lore 111011 i in voted this week to take the _ Case to the Illinois fair pm in Joy Rnell practices commis Henry Woods an investigator company officials told him miss Hughes had Good work and at Tendance records but added that male coworkers found her so attractive distracted from their Normal some 1974 fair entertainment will Cost More Lincoln the slate fair Board has voted Price increases for some 1974 fair entertainment but the Price of admission will remain general admission for the five Auto race programs jumped from to with reserved seats remaining at 53. Seats for the finals of the tractor pulling Cost will be up from last year. The fair Board authorized a Lincoln firm to proceed with plans and designs for a new horse race track and grand stand for the slate Fairgrounds. The legislature authorized the Board to Issue up to million in Revenue Bonds to finance improvements to the racing Facil Ity. Of 2 elevated trains Chicago More than 170 persons were injured Fri Day in the crash of two Chicago transit authority elevated trains the third serious mishap on transit authority rails in o month. No Deal Lis were reported. Hospitals near the South Side crash said All those treated had minor injuries and Only a hand Ful would be admitted overnight for observation. The crash occurred on he main North South line As the evening Rush hour was ending at about abut 300 persons were aboard each train cat spokesman Thomas Buck said. Buck said one southbound train made an emergency Stop and was struck from behind by the second. The rear car of the first train was partially Tele scoped by the Impact. Why the first train hailed and who the Driver of the second train did not Stop in Lime were not immediately known Buck said. The cat will conduct an investigation of the crash lie added. The More seriously injured were taken from the elevated tracks by fire department lad Ders and ferried to hospitals by helicopters. The two recent elevated train accidents injured about 20 per sons each. Byrnes treasurer Democrat Marietta sheriff republicans Donald f.1 Franzen and Duvaine 0. Mcpeck Clay Chris ten sen clerk of District court republicans Evelyn Lucke and Elaine Mossman democrats Bettyj. Brandenburgh and Edith Ochs attorney. Republican Raymond e. Baker Surveyor Republican James Mcmeekin assessor Republican. Mona Moje Democrat William d. Held. V one of the non political ballots lists candidates for various boards and authorities state Board of education Dorothy Weyer Creigh Lalle county Weed control authority Kenneth Johansen James a. Oppliger and Sylvester Krings governing Board of Central Nebraska technical Community College area William of. Callihan two year term Jerry l. Norris four year term Dale Watley and Ken Large educational service unit Hoard four , Novak Gary Ziegler William h. Houfek and Marvln-0. Nelson. In addition there is a space for Platte county superintendent with no candidates. In tile race for legislature 22nd District the Field will be narrowed to two from among the three candidates Evelyn f. Kusek Donald n. Dworak and Kenneth j. Torczon. Another non political ballot is dedicated to two or o p o s e d constitutional amendments to provide legislative salaries up to per month and to remove the lieutenant governor As tic legislature s presiding officer. Republicans and democrats also have a list of potential county convention delegates in most precincts. Other communities and most school boards also have voting on tuesday elections in the Case of municipalities and nominations for school and older candidates. The Columbus Sci tool Board primary has been by passed since there Are three spots six would to nominated there Are six candidates and thus no reason to go to the expense. At Lakeview Here Are seven candidates for Fiir spots Frances w. Edwards Waller l. Bruhn Marvin e. Mueller Wayne Coffey Carroll Blaser. L. William Dedrikson and Carroll Schreiber. Band-0-Rama show at chs on May 14 the tune filled Bahd-0-Rama show is scheduled for 8 . Jane Bruner Kurt Stradley pair receives by awards b o con Dickinson company announced that Kurt Standley and Jane Bruiner of Columbus Are recipients of by scholarships for Platte College. Beckon Dickinson has. Carried on an extensive scholarship program for Young people in the stale of Nebraska and the company s scholarships to the Wibbels local College assist Young people Wicker Iwuc in furthering t n c i r education. Jane a student at scotus Central Catholic and daughter of or. And mrs. Ernest Bruiner served As Sophomore class president a member of student Council officer in chorus was a Pep club squad Leader and participated in county government Day. Kurt who attends Columbus senior High is the son of or. And mrs. Eugene Stradley. He has received a number of trophies and medals in drafting Competition and was named to receive he Columbus elks most valuable student award. Naium. Free to the Public the fast moving program of band music will be presented by t he Columbus City school instrumental musicians in a brisk hour and 10 minutes. The five bands seated in the gym in. Their own concert formations will Lake turns in presenting three or four selections. The elementary grades band will play first under he direction of Kent Phillips followed by the seventh Grade unit with Carolee Wurdeman As director. Next comes the Junior High Honor band directed by Kenneth a. Johnson playing i wish you a Sousa March Medley Wilh trombones and Cornels out front and a striking arrangement of Jesus Christ the chs jazz hand seated on built up risers will offer exciting numbers in the modern vein Wilh flair and motion. Finale will by three selections by the High school concert band the Bright and pleasing March of the b1 a z e r 1 c e r s a contemporary selection and a i n e symphonic selection which brings out new and stirring sounds in instrumentation. Students involved at All Levels have Devolld a great Deal of Lime and Effort to make this an interesting variety program. Today s Index markets 2 Hwo scope Page 1 editorial farm Newt Page comics 10 entertainment 11 sport 12, u Cla stifled pages 13, 14, 15

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