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Indiana Gazette (Newspaper) - March 8, 1980, Indiana, Pennsylvania
Presidential spotlight on South Carolina by the associated press South Carolina republicans turned out today for presidential primary with John Connally hoping to pop out of the candidate cellar and Ronald Reagan vying to keep Dixie heart from turning fickle George Bush while with drawing a Las minute Media at tack on Reagan wanted to stay close enough to Dampen the standby interest of Gerald r Ford and Sharpen he gop Bat the into a two Way contest Between himself and the former California governor the South Carolina balloting was the first of four deep South contests in four Days with Florida Georgia and Alabama coming up tuesday reagans Strong showing in the Region four years ago revived a falter ing Challenge to Ford and led him to a near upset of the incumbent president this time Reagan comes in As a hard charging front runner but former Texas Goy con declared on election eve going to carry this at stake were 25 National convention delegates and perhaps More critically momentum for the Battles next week the polls opened at 9 est and were to close at 7 never before had the South Carolina gop conducted a primary nor had there been any election on a saturday in the state democrats will begin selecting their delegates at precinct caucuses starting in a week with Reagan former ambassador Bush and himself the Only serious contenders on the ballot Connally has dipped into his dwindling Treasury for All he dares while devoting most of his last three weeks on Tho South Carolina hustings after dismal showings in Iowa Arkansas and new eng land another poor result could finish him for Good especially if viewed in Light of All the help Hes had from sen Strom thur mond and former gov James Edwards two of the most pow Erful political figures in the states history still Connally defiantly asked Why should i think that if i dont win in going to collapse he predicted in Stead if we carry South Caro As i anticipate we will Well run very Strong in Ala Bama Georgia and Florida weve got the momentum go Reagan his own Campaign strapped for Cash agreed South Carolina was a bellwether for the rest of the South and he too stumped to the wire Fri Day night before heading into Florida on the West coast reagans ousted Campaign manager John p Sears huddled with Ford at the former presidents Mojave desert Home in califor Nia and declared afterwards or Ford could be nominated if he decided to Ford for his part said he has yet to make that decision although Thomas c Reed head of the new draft Ford National com Smittee declared things Are moving very Reagan said the Sears Ford Hookup didst bother him nor did Sears assessment of Fords chances that their Busi he remarked i think in going to be in the race All the Way to the gop National convention in Detroit and but Reagan was talking Ford not Bush or Connally when he got to Florida Jerry is Only two years and five months younger than i the 69yearold conservative told a crowd at Melbourne the Indiana county area newspaper that serves every member of the family Teddy in assessing the International climate the temperature is not very significant whats important is the wind chill Factor vol five sections copyright12 1980 Indiana printing and publishing company All rights reserved Indiana Pennsylvania saturday March 8 1980 weekend saris fort two pages Twenty cents following Murdoch ouster i Worthen comments i on up removal i Ghotb Zadeh signals delay for Transfer of hostages i i up president or John e Worthen stressed today that the action taken in declaring an opening in the position of vice president for student affairs is Nei ther unusual nor negative Worthen made the comments in response to inquiries coming in the after math of the thursday announcement that vice president or George w Murdoch would leave the student affairs position effective june 30 1980 the president commended Murdoch for his years of service at up and explained that it is Standard practice for a new administrator to make personnel changes he also noted that he announced his plans to work on developing his own administrative team soon after his arrival at the University last october in a statement he made oct 16 to the up University Senate Worthen outlined his impressions of the University and spelled out some of his goals he also announced his intention to put together an administrative team that wiil be a Cohe Sive unit that will work together will take a positive and constructive approach to improving administrative procedures and programs and will concentrate on re the announcement of a search for a new vice president is simply an implementation of this pre announced plan to make administrative he said Worthen added that he had been Dis cussing the situation with Murdoch for the past five weeks in the statement he made on thursday Worthen said he is planning to conduct a comprehensive National search in order to find the Best person possible to assume the responsibilities of this important Posi he noted that it was impossible to delay action because in order to have the Job filled by summer the opening must be advertised this month since con ducting a position search is often a time consuming process Worthen said the key criterion for the position is the ability to work Well with students faculty and he also said he will be seeking Candi dates who Are knowledgeable about the latest developments in student affairs such As the Legal rights and responsibilities of students he continued stating i Hope to find a person who is cognizant of the fact that students learn in a variety of ways the successful candidate should be interested in creating opportunities for students to learn outside the classroom and strongly supportive of faculty efforts to teach Stu dents in formal classroom after leaving the vice presidential Post in june Murdoch will have the option of remaining at up in a faculty position until december 1980 Worthen pointed out that Murdoch will not remain on faculty after that time be cause up has never had a full time pro Fessor in the Field of student personnel services Murdoch area of expertise and there Are currently no other vacancies for which he is finally when asked whether any additional administrative changes Are Pend ing Worthen stated that currently no other decisions have been made with respect to individuals on route 422 near Belsano up student Dies in Highway crash an Indiana University of Pennsylvania student was killed and her brother and three other students injured in a traffic Accident just East of the Indiana county line along route 422 near Belsano Friday afternoon this was one of five District mishaps that claimed one life and sent seven persons to area hospitals during the past 24 hours the summary Belsano Kathleen null 21 of Landenburg Chester county was on arrival at John towns Lee Hospital following a Multine Hicle traffic pileup along route 422 one mile West of Belsano at Friday the victim was one of five Indiana University of Pennsyl Vania students Riding in a car operated by her brother Michael 20 that slammed head on into a truck driven by Ord Yingling 67 of 1395 Church Indiana following Impact with the null car the truck then sides wiped a car driven by John Nagle 65 of Ebensburg re 1 state police say the victim died of a crushed Chest admitted to Lee Hospital and in serious condition in the in Tensive care unit is Marsha Irwin 19 listed in fair Condi Tion Are Michael null re Becca Wilson 18 and Daria Walker 18 All five occupants of the car were up students and All runaway tractor Rig injures five Pittsburgh a no serious injuries were reported after a runaway tractor trailer carrying pounds of Nickel collided with 10 other vehicles on the Parkway West five persons were taken to hospitals after the Friday morning rus hour pileup the Only person admitted to the Hospital was a suburban Man who was reported in Good condition with a hip injury police said the flatbed truck driven by James Waite 29 of Brooklyn Ohio lost its brakes while descending Green tree Hill were from Landenberg state police say the car driven by null was eastbound when null observed a vehicle stopped in his path to make a left turn he swerved to the left into the westbound Lane and slammed into the truck operated by Yingling the truck then swerved into the eastbound Lane and hit the Nagle car Yingling and Nagle escaped injury Blairsville a trove Hicle wreck on old route 22 at Blairsville near the Entrance to Blairsville cemetery at Friday sent three persons to Indiana Hospital Blairsville Borough police listed the Drivers As David l Salva 28 of Derry re 1 and Robert a Douds 68 of Ault Man in addition to both Drivers Douds wife Gladys 58 was also injured citizens ambulance service Blairsville unit transported the injured to the Hospital mrs Douds was admitted see Page 6 column 1 by the associated press a spokesman for the Mili Tants at the embassy in Tehran today threatened to re fuse to Transfer the 50 Ameri can hostages to the ruling revolutionary Council at All if demonstrations of support for the militants continue to increase a crowd of several thousand gathered outside the embassy today the third Day in a Row chanting slogans of sup port for the militants and urging them not to Transfer the americans held captive for 126 Days the demonstrators have also demanded the iranian government not Compromise with the United states there supporting the Stu dents not to let the hostages go out of the said the militants spokesman reached by Telephone from the associated press offices in Bonn Ger Many about est they say we Trust the Stu dents and they the americans should be kept by the students until we get the Shah if this demonstration in creases probably we would not give any of those hostages to the revolutionary asked whether the handover to the revolutionary Council would take place today the spokesman said i doubt he said there had been no response from the Council to the militants announced refusal to Transfer the americans to for eign minister Sadegh Ghotb a Deh earlier one of the embassy militants refused to say whether the Transfer would be called off for the Day saying Only Many developments were pos sible in the coming hours but he said Ghotb Zadess decision to address the iranian people sometime tonight indicated he would not go to the embassy to Day to receive the hostages Ghotb Zadeh said he will address the nation apparently signalling at least a temporary postponement of today scheduled Transfer after the Mili Tants said he had falsely claimed the americans Transfer had been approved by Iran revolutionary Leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini they said a Transfer was still possible but not with him in charge of the operation meanwhile state depart ment officials in Washington said things seem confused in Iran and doubted the Transfer would be made As scheduled the militants announced Early today they would allow a representative of the Council to accept the americans at 5 local time est no word of a meeting had been received by that time the Transfer first appeared in doubt Only hours before it was to occur when Khomeini of fice issued a statement denying Council claims that he had approved the move the statement seemed to contradict an earlier announce ment broadcast on Tehran radio which quoted Ghotb Zadeh As saying he would receive the hostages today following the order of the Imam Kho and with the approval of the revolutionary coun cil which was said the statement from Kho minis office carried on Teh ran radio and monitored in Nicosia Cyprus some news papers recently reported cer Tain opinions have been expressed by the Imam Kho founder of the islamic Republic concerning the ques Tion of handing Over the hos tages to the revolutionary Council we emphasize the Imam has so far preferred silence re Garding this question and has delegated a decision on the hos Tage problem to the islamic consultative Council Parlia the Council will not be fully elected until next month at about the same time Teh ran radio broadcast a further clarification of the situation from president Abolhassan militants still in iranian militants holding the embassy in Tehran Are shown demonstrating in the embassy compound today an apparent last minute Snag Over the Transfer of the hostages to the iranian Rul Irig revolutionary Council delayed the anticipated Exchange a facet face talks fail hostage release stalled in Bogota Bogota Colombia a efforts to free the hostages held at the dominican republics embassy Here appeared stalemated today after a third round of facet face talks failed to yield a Compromise Between the government and the guerrillas holding the Cap Tives As in the previous negotiations since the embassy was seized 10 Days ago the talks Friday took place in a beige Van parked near the front of the besieged building the rear doors of the Van have been re moved so the guerrillas inside the embassy can watch the go Ingson once again a woman her head masked by a Hood represented the guerrillas she was accompanied by mexican ambassador Ricardo Galan one of the 14 ambassadors and acting ambassadors still held hostage along with at least a dozen other captives Galan appears to be acting As a go Between Deputy foreign ministers obituaries on Page 16 Martin mrs Ruth Naomi 86 Blairsville Slavek Kalherine 62 Latrobe re 5 Taylor mrs Alice 74 Mahaffey formerly of Burnside Young John Baxter 73 Lawrence Kan late death Ober Minnie Ethel 71 Barnesboro rd2 diamonds open sunday 106 dance tonight Sams Tav in Chambersville Dos county to gain reimbursement Indian Haven Date moved by Sharon Santus Gazelle suit writer the Gazette has Learned that the state department of Public welfare Dpi has officially agreed to Grant in Diana county nursing Home Indian Haven Public Facil Ity status As of Jan 1 instead of july 1 thereby provid ing the county with approximately in additional reimbursement a spokesman for the Dpi Timothy assistant press Secretary has told the Gazette that the agreement will be signed immediately and sent to the county commissioners As Early As the first of the week according to William r Mcmillen chairman of the county commissioners who commented on the Issue be fore the official agreement was known the Dpi verbally approved the Jan 1 Date some time ago but we cant get them to put it is in fact the commissioners were so frustrated in their unsuccessful attempts to fight the bureaucracy of the Dpi that they had planned to file a Law suit now that the Dpi has moved the Date Back to Jan 1 the commissioners now Hope that the department can be persuaded to move the Date Back further to february 1979 a move that would net the county an additional for Indian Haven Mcmillen said the county is within its rights to seek the february 1979 retroactive Date he explained that the Dpi certified Indian havens Public facility status Over a year ago and the License to that effect is now hanging in the commissioners office with the february 1979 Date the chairman said that if Dpi Grants the Jan 1 Date which has since happened we would have the Basic to go Back until 1979 the Indian Haven reimbursement problem was a major Factor in the present commissioners decision to raise the property tax by four Mills and to make several cuts in this years budget further the commissioners raised the ratio of real estate tax from 35 percent to 45 percent of the Market Price to take effect in 198l Mcmillen said the commissioners and the county solicitor will pursue their objective to get Indian Haven the fullest possible amount of reimbursement Camilio Jimenez and Ramiro Zambrano again spoke for the government in the one hour 13 minute session the shortest to Date a government statement said the officials presented a de tailed layout of the government contentions and for her part the representative of the occupants Mccreary to close for week Mccreary tire and rubber Indiana has shut Down operations for one week to re Duce the inventory it has been building up Over the past three to four months according to Harry Mccreary president Mccreary said the company needs to Cut production for six Days and chose a full shut Down for the week rather than working four Days per week during the last three weeks in March the Piant will return to full production beginning at 11 sunday March 16 he said according to Mccreary the Plant has plenty of company in the current shutdown he cited several other firms which have shut Down temporarily in anticipation of the opening of the Spring Selling season at the beginning of april the approximately 420 work ers effected by the shutdown Are eligible for unemployment compensation Mccreary said had the company chosen to re Duce the work week to four Days the employees would not have been eligible for compensation basis Dairyland at Shelocta open for season Woodland lounge it 981 Saltsburg real steel free Coin show saturday sunday rustic Lodge door prizes buying Silver of the diplomatic seat Reiter ated those demands of her the statement said talks would resume sometime next week there was speculation they would not be held before monday because of local and regional elections scheduled for sunday observers said the talks appeared to be snagged on the guerrillas demand that the government release 311 persons the militants claim Are political prisoners the government says the 311 persons Are not political prisoners but were jailed for crimes spokesman say the government does not have the judicial Power to release them the other major guerrilla de mands included Safe conduct out of the country for them selves and their hostages and payment of a million ran som informants have said agree ments May be near on both is sues including a scale Down Ransom payment and Asylum for the guerrillas the guerrillas members of a group known As m19 took Over the embassy during a diplomatic reception on feb 27 Captur ing 19 foreign envoys Ricupero open sundays Banisadr who is also head of the revolutionary Council and is known to be keen to resolve the hostage crisis the radio quoted Banisadr As saying the militants first proposed to an unidentified member of the Council and to Khomeini son Ahmad that they hand Over the hostages and the embassy to the Council when i met with the Imam his son praised the proposal with me and i agreed then 1 raised it with the coun cil and it was Bani Sadr said the Las minute mane vering was apparently aimed at keep ing Khomeini out of direct involvement in the dispute be tween the militants and the Council Money Supply declines new York a a re port that shows the amount of Money in circulation in the United states has dropped billion has raised Hopes in the financial Community that the Federal Reserve Board May take a breather after a series of aggressive credit tightening moves in the Bond markets where prices have tumbled recently because of spiralling interest rates prices Rose slightly after the Federal reserves announcement late Friday psychologically i think the markets needed some Good said Bob Sinche of Bear Stearns co there is some reason to believe that there will be slower growth in the Money Supply after weeks of surging growth the Federal reserves report for the week ended feb 27 showed Mia a narrow Defini Tion of Money declined to a seasonally adjusted average of billion from billion in the previous week Mia includes Cash in circulation and most checking deposits at commercial Banks chief mixes rain n Snow chief Tommy Hawk took a Day off and his most competent substitute claims we can expect a mixed up week end As usual starting to Day Gazette land will turn colder with the showers turn ing to Snow flurries tonight lows will be in the 25 to 30 degree Range for sunday a partly Cloudy Day is scheduled with highs near 40 and a 20 per cent Chance of precipitation the Outlook for Mon Day through wednesday Calls for showers or Snow flurries monday cold with Snow Flur Ries tuesday and wednesday German Adidas will open its first manufacturing Plant within six months at Kutztown details on Page 13 Utility see Page 8 for a Story Aboul a Pennsylvania Utility requiring More insulation by its customers other features Church local viewing weather women
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