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On the ^local scene SLA writings speculated Bus depot moves agoin Demolition of city-owned buildings on Mill Street Is about to Degui, and that means another move for the Greyhound bus depot currently located in the old Benson building. The new temporary location will be the old Coca-Cola Bottling Co., soon to be an Otter Tail Power Co. office building. Chamber of Commerce manager Burke McCormick is negotiating for a more permanent site. Army Reserve groundbreaking n i ( D a n ^ ) b Bergland ' Minnesota District 11, Sea Wayne Olhoft and Rep. Gene Wenstrom, 15 mayors of area communities and some Army brass will be on hand for The groundbreaking is scheduled for 5 p.m. with Burke Mc- Cormick, executive vice president of Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce, as master of ceremonies. Industrial Park representatives and Capt. Steven Jaenisch, of the Fergus Falls reserve ural will also be present. ,, Fergus Falls Mayor Barbara Donoho has issued an invitation to join tins occasion to reaffirm our commitment to the historic American concept of a civilian army and support for our area friends and neighbors." High school homecoming Friday, Oct. 10, Fergus Falls High School will celebrate its annual Homecoming. To kick off events a powder-puff football game will be held at 12 on the levee. A pep fest and coronation ceremonies will begin at 2 in the gym where the Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned. Senior King candidates are Wayne Anderson, John Shaw, and Mike Thomas. Queen candidates are Linnae Ferber, Lori Ringquist and Bernice Toltefson. Junior attendants, Wendy Hanson, Carrie Seeba, Lisa Swenson and Sophomore attendants, JoAnn Erland- son, Mariko Nagatomo, and Palty Wienbar, will complete the royal court. For the highlight of the evening, the Otters will host Thief River Falls in football at 7:30 p.m. The high school band and Otterettes will provide entertainment before the game and at half time. Wrapp ing up the Homecoming events is a da nee in the gym from 9 to 12 with "Overland Stage'' providing the music. Chamber banquet set MjTon Sommerfeld and the "Bon Boh Brass" will be the featured entertainment at Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Com- merce s annual banquet Oct. 17. The banquet is the finale to Chamber Week, Oct. 13-17. "What's Good for Fergus Falls is Good for Me!" is the theme for the week, which will include a mem- bership drive and open house at the chamber office, 202 S. Court. Merger plan approved president, is subject to ap- proval by boards of directors and shareholders of both companies. If-calls for shareholders of Steak and Ale to receive 1.4 million shares of Pillsbury common stock, with a current market value of $100 million. MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) -- Executives of the Pillsbury Co. and Steak and Ale Restau- rants of America, Inc., have announced an agreement in principle to merge. t The agreement announced Tuesday by Pillsbury Chair- man William H. Spoor and Norman Brinker, Steak and Ale SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Members of the Symbionese Liberation Army spent much of their 19 months underground attempting to compile a written explanation of their philosophy, according to a source close to the investigation. The source said investigators have not yet made their way through the mountain of docu- ments confiscated from the apartment where Bill and Em- ily Harris were living when they were arrested Sept. 18. Patricia Hearst, who was kidnaped by the SLA on Feb. 4, 1974, and later said she had joined the terrorist organ- ization, was arrested the same day in another apartment along with Wendy Yoshimura, wanted on federal explosives charges. The SLA material which was carted from the Harris apart- ment by the FBI on Friday in- cludes "some personal stuff," but there is no way to deter- mine who wrote any of it, the source said. There are no signatures on any of the pages and they are not filed in any identifiable or- der, the source said. There is no elaboration in the documents about the kidnaping of Miss Hearst, the source said. "There is nothing in there that says, 'I put on a wig and black makeup and kidnaped her.'" Witnesses saidtwo black men and a woman were the abduc- tors. The Harrises, awaiting trial in Los Angeles on state assault and kidnaping charges, are un- der investigation in connection with the abduction, which re- mains a crime with which no one has been charged. There were these develop- ments in the case Monday: --A hearing scheduled for to- day on Miss Hearst's com- petence to take the witness stand for cross-examination in a bail hearing on federal bank robbery charges was postponed indefinitely. --Miss Hearst's original at- torney, Terence Hallinan, re- signed from the defense team but declined to comment on the reason. --Miss Yoshimura's case was postponed in Alameda County Superior Court in Oakland after her attorney said he wanted more time to examine the 3- year-old charges against her. --A gunman attempting to rob a Greenwich Village bank branch in New York City took 10 hostages and demanded the release.of Miss Hearst, Miss Yoshimura and the Harrises in return for the hostages' free- dom. He later said the demand "just popped into my head" and that he was not connected with Junction Hwy. 210 And 59 South Fergus Falls, Minnesota \ PHARMACIES MANAGER'S OVERSTOCK WE'RE REDUCING OUR INVENTORY! MANY EVERYDAY HEALTH NEEDS ARE BEING REDUCED DURING THIS SALE. SHOP AND SAVE ON MOST EVERYTHING IN STOCK. green LOOK FOR THIS TAG AND SAVE 10% OFF OUR EVERYDAY LOW PRICE. LOOK FOR THIS TAG AND SAVE 20% OFF OUR EVERYDAY LOW PRICE. LOOK FOR THIS TAG AND SAVE 50% OFF OUR EVERYDAY LOW PRICE. DI-GFL TABLETS 100's $ 1Q9 the SLA. --A judge ordered Miss Hearst to appear in Los Angeles on the state charges she faces with the Harrises, but no dale was specified. Psychiatrists who have been examining Miss Hearst and were scheduled to report to the court today on results of their tests said Monday they are not finished with their work. The hearing on whether Miss Hearst is competent to be cross- examined on the affidavit she filed claiming she was tortured and brainwashed by the SLA was postponed indefinitely until the psychiatric examinations are completed. Hallinan, 38, a radical attor- ney who had represented Miss Hearst since her arrest, an- nounced his resignation from the case, but another defense attorney, Albert Johnson, de- nied rumors that the resigna- tion came because of "friction" on the defense team. Attorney James Martin Mac- Innis resigned last week, leaving Boston trial lawyer F. Lee Bailey as head of the team that now includes Johnson, John Knutson and E. John Kfeines. Area liquor store operations reported Meetings The Area Agency on Aging Advisory Committee will meet Tuesday, Oct. 14, at 1 p.m. at I-akeland Health Center, Fergus Falls. The Region 4 Manpower Advisory Committee will meet Wednesday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. in Room 512 of the Library Building, Fergus Falls Com- munity College. State Auditor Robert W. Mattson has released a report of operations of 399 cities in Minnesota with municipal liquor stores. Gross sales for the year ending June 30 totaled $102.6 million in comparison to $91.4 million in 1973, an in- crease of over $11 million. Here are figures for cities in this area, showing total sales and net income from the operations. Fergus Falls $627,605; J68,008 Ashby $52,400; $466 loss Barnesville $139,892; $21,169 Barrett $142,260; $21,191 Battle Lake $145,243; $13,524 Dalton J91.7S4; $4,018 Dent $69,640; $5,014 Elbow Lake $161,750; $3,313 Elizabeth $98,601; $4,846 Erhard $100,266; $12,893 Henning #5,814; f5,768 Herman $176,970; $40,686 Hoffman $121,022; $15,343 Menahga $165,893; $32,708 New York Mills $206,032- $35,630 Parkers Prairie $177509- $44,684 Pelican Rapids $250,134- $26,310 Perham $506,515; $78,257 Rothsay $152,297; $14,084 Underwood $96,675; $5,878 Vergas $106,865; $7,289 Wadena $369,407; $44,733 Wheaton $255,643; $26,479 The State Hospital Study Task Force will meet Friday, Ocl. 17, at 9 a.m. at the Fergus Falls State Hospital. The Region 4 Law and Justice Advisory Committee will meet Wednesday, Oct. 22, at noon at the Holiday Inn, Fergus Falls. The Region 4 Economic Development and Agriculture Advisory Committee will meet Thursday, Oct. 23, at 8:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn, Fergus Falls. The Region 4 Transportation Advisory Committee will meet Tuesday, Ocl. 28, at 10:45 a.m. Student's death is investigated JACKSON, Minn. (Al) - A Jackson County Grand Jury will convene in Jackson to in- vestigate the death of a student from Iran, Ali Morad Sadc-«- liian, 22. Sadeghian's body was found near Jackson Sept. 28. An au- topsy showed the probable cause of death was a ,33-caliber gunshot wound in the back of the head. James D. Stewart, 18, Cincin- nati, and Dani Lynn Price, 19, Portland, Ore., were charged Oct. 2 in Jackson County Dis- trict.Court with second-degree murder. They also were charged with tteft of Ihe vic- tim's 1975 van and $400. The two are held in the Mar- tin County Jail at Fairmont. Sadeghian was the son of I.l. Gen. Mohammed Sadeghian, head of the Iranian Army's car- tography department and one of the army's highest ranking officers. Sadeghian's body was re- turned home to Iran Monday. at the Holiday Inn, Fergus Falls. The Municipal Development District Committee will have its regular meeting at noon Thursday, Oct. 9, City Hall lunchroom. Fergus Falls (Mn.) Journal Wed,, Ocl. 8,1975 3 Elk reserve plan urged OKLF.r:, Minn. (AP)^State Hep. John Corbid, DFIXlklee, Tuesday asked the Department of Natural Resources to trap the remaining elk in Minnesota and told them for placement in the new Minnesota Zoological Gardens under construction in Dakota County. "lliave made this proposal in an attempt to arrive al a solu- tion to a volatile .situation that has developed in northwestern Minnesota," Corbid said. "Since the slate has the policy of not reimbursing farmers for crop loss due to wildlife dam- age, 1 believe moving the elk to the new zoo is the best and least expensive answer and will insure the survival of the elk for future generations," he said. Corbid said the cost of creat- ing a reserve for the elk seems prohibitive," but said the al- ternative will be tried if support for inclusion of the elk in the new zoo does not develop. The volatile situation Corbid referred to has developed since Gordon Foss, Grygla, Minn., was charged with killing five elk that had damaged his crops over a period of years. Although elk are protected by state law, only 15 or 16 are left in Minnesota, said Milo Casey, DN'R fish and wildlife director. 2-to-the-pack'C or 'D' Eveready batteries PACKS (6 Batteries) LIMIT* BATTERIES! Buy2packs! G e t 4 dependable batteries for flashlights, tran- sistors, toys, and more. 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