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Nevada State Journal from Reno, Nevada • 2

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Sitting In the Dark A Shotgun In Her Lap Police Capture Two Illinois Escapees og Disaster iz Drinking Pattern Denver Wins The Weather Scene Prime Minister Meets With Wallace in London 'S 31 29 By United Press International Early season snowstorms dumped foot deep snows on the Rockies Monday and closed highways in Yosemite National Park Indian Summer weather brought out girl watchers in Chicago and sent the mercury to record highs from the Great Plains to the Great Lakes Searchers hunted through almost knee deep snow in Wind questions on the run from a group of American and British reporters our next two American women cried and rushed forward to shake his hand The governor was driven to the American Embassy 500 yards away Ambassador Elliott Richardson briefed him for one hour on British and European political and economic facts of life Wallace then lunched with Em bassy officials British members of Parliament and US businessmen haspd in Rnoland rom there Wallace raced to West London to record a 35 minute in terview for the Panorama television program Despite the lights and the discomfort he seemed to lose patience only once when interviewer David Dimbleby asked him about the amount of US federal aid pumped into the Alabama economy Wallace changed the subject and launched into remarks about the value of close links between the United States Europe and Tuesday Wallace was scheduled to confer with Conservative party leader Mrs Margaret Thatcher before flying to Brussels to be briefed on the workings of the headquarters of the European Common Market He will also visit Italy West Ger many and rance in his 13 day tour LONDON (UPI) Alabama Governor George Wallace conferred with British Prime Minister Harold Wilson Monday on the first day of a European tour that many saw as a first snot in nis presidential cam paign Wallace was wheeled out of No 101 Downing Street official residence under a dark and drizzly sky An aide held an umbrella over his head "My health is no he told reporters "I have been on the move all day after not very much sleep and you see me Aides then lifted the governor who was crippled in an assassination attempt during the 1972 presidential campaign into his rented gray Mprrpdpc Thpv fnlded awav his 2:00 653 Stanford stand by fighting of furnace no problem 4th and Proter cardboard box afire on lawn set by juveniles no damage TRUCKEE MEADOWS am 531 Aloho Sun Volley smoke from washing machine minor damage 12:02 US 395 oi Washoe Hill car fire motor damoge 5:51 5524 Honey Bear Sun Valley illegal burning nodomage 6:59 pm assist ND on false olotm tn Horizon Hills DIVISION ORESTRY 6 59 pm Horizon Hills reported truck fire false alarm NEVADA STATE JOURNAL A member of Speidef Newspapers Inc subscriber to United Pre International Second Class Postage paid al Reno Nevada Published every morning bv Reno Newspapers Inc Box 280 401 2nd St Reno Nv 89504 Telephone 702 786 8989 SUBSCRIPTION RATES: Carrier delivery in Reno and Spark $500 a month for delivery outside lhese areas and by adult motor route $550 a month By mail $66 a year Other rates on request Nevada State Journal Tuesday Oct 14 1975 waiiace new into lamiuuh eany Monday several hours behind cnhpdiilp hppAiip nf mprhaniral problems with his chartered jet Despite getting only tour or live nours sleep he kept to his original schedule "I feel Wallace said would like to assure the people of this country and Western Europe of the great ties between them and the United States I feel great to be He was wheeled through the lobby of the Churchill Hotel and fielded 53 PRECIPITATION Yosemite Bishop Amount recorded for the 24 hour period ending 4 pm Trace July I to dote 209 Last year to dote 54 Normal 83 Sunsettoday7 10pm Sunrise lomorrow 6 40am RENOAREA AIR POLLUTION INDEX Pollution level Monday 33 0 25 Cleon air 26 50 Light pollution 51 75 Moderate pollution 76 100 Heavy polluhon 101 andup Severe pollution One person died in this plane which crashed in a fog covered field near Davis Calif Monday Officials sure whether the plane had just taken off or was attempting to land when the crash occurred (UPI) Another deputy Thomas isher said Philion was "mighty hungry and mighty cooperative" after his cap ture clothes were in good condition authorities said but he had a scratch on his face from running into a barbed wire at night Roche believed to have fashioned a remote control device that sprang a series of electric grills leading to the prison cells riday night was ap prehended after a woman told authorities she saw a man running behind her home at the southeast corner of town Police said Roche was armed with an empty 410 gauge shotgun ap parently stolen from a farmhouse He had no ammunition Clinton County Sheriff Gerald Dall said two BI agents were "sitting on the railroad when Roche walked by heading away from the town and arrested him without resistance "The only chance got is to get to the light to the city to said Chief Deputy Sheriff Walker of Marion County Roche was serving a 39 year sen tence for bank robbery and carrying a dangerous weapon and Philion was serving a 50 year term for bank robbery and assaulting a federal officer when they and three others slipped out of the prison riday night Another escapee Arthur Mankins of Germantown NC was caught early Sunday morning while the convicts dashed from a stolen car into the wooded area at the end of a police chase Continued from Page 1 But a slow persistent drinking which leaves a person drunk will depress the systems including the vomit reaction and render a late big intake almost certain death he indicated it can be just as dangerous for a young kid to take a gigantic slug aiRerw police reported that the Sundowner club initiation which led to the death of 23 year old John Davies began with a beer keg party on Thur sday Davies died in the wee hours Sunday as the three day initiation reached toward a woozy crescendo at Pyramid Lake Some reports indicated the beverages consumed late Saturday and early Sunday included Everclear a 190 proof alcohol product 1 The physician said the human body can be expected to metabolize about one one ounce highball per hour and stay sober Under Nevada law he said the drinker is considered under the in fluence at a blood alcohol level of one tenth of one per cent (10) At two and a half times that you start running into medical problems hesaid But some persons arrive at levels of 25 per cent after long slow drinking and survive he said Reno police indicated Monday that an intact level of 75 is even at tainable in rare cases for an alcoholic A State of Nevada driving handbook contains a chart which describes states of intoxication at various blood alcohol levels A motorist with up to 05 per cent alcohol in his blood is said to be dry and dependable" One with up to 15 is described as and A person whose blood shows about 20 per cent alcohol would be dizzy and and one who reaches 30 would be and At 40 the book says a drinker is and at 50 he is "dead According to a Reno police blood alcohol chart a larger person can consume more alcohol before his blood shows the effects A 160 pound person who drinks 12 one ounce containers of 100 proof liquor would have a blood alcohol percentage of 281 If the person weighed 240 pounds his percentage would be 188 ai ihni rnto a 900 nniind nprson would have to consume 24 highballs to reach 45 That allow for the amount of alcohol burned up over a period of hours Police recalled one man who died of acute intoxication several years ago had a blood alcohol percentage of 56 Last year a woman motorist involved in an accident had a reading of46 She survived It was the highest such level in Reno police traffic files in the three year history of the department's files Police said Davis had a blood alcohol content of 421 A second Sun downer initiate Gary aulstich who is hospitalized as a result of the initiation procedure had a blood alcohol content of 456 SBSZm door They act arkedand both of them took off to deferent direction She said her husband who back doer told her that front door opens thhad two shells in my shotgun and I knew I had two sboU" she said a pretty good shot but with a shotgun it make that much difference Mrs Storment said her husband planned to maintain his vigil again Monday night if they catch them today I don know if I will or want to I don want to go through that IUKA Hl (UPI) Peggy Storment was sil ting to her darkened farm house holding a shotgun on her lap Moonlight streamed through the windows and suddenly she saw two men walk across the yard onto the front porch sat there all night wondering exactly what I would do if they Mrs Storment said later they actually came 1 really got shook I want to have to do it but 1 would have shot them if they came through the door" Peggy and her husband Larry are among the few isolated farm families remaining in their homes to the wooded areas around Salem to southern Illinois where four dangerous escaped convicts are believed hiding Mrs Storment is sure she saw two of those men in the moonlight at 1 am Monday and she maa nrAnarinfl Ia snVit dntf Kfiplrftd Thft two men ran and though the Stormente im CUP SALEM 111 (UPI) Police convicts had drank any water since Monday night captured two of four Saturday escaped convicts who for two days eluded manhunting dogs a small army of BI agents and police tracking them over miles of rugged Southern Illinois countryside The two escapees from the top security wing of the Marion ederal Penitentiary were caught walking in opposite directions along railroad tracks east of town a short time after one of them went to the door of an area resident in search of water He told police none of the fugitives had drunk any water since Saturday Law officers tramped in the darkness through wild honeysuckle thickets and dense woods in search of the other two believed hungry weary and cornered in a police encircled 16 square mile rurpl patch Marion County Police said Ed Roche 39 of Katonah NY believed to be the masterrpind of the cunning prison breakout was captured at about 10:40 pm EDT as he walked along railroad tracks 2a miles east of Salem heading away from town He was within the area staked out by law officers since Sunday morning Clinton County Sheriff Gerald Dall said the arrest was "just damned lucky but I think get the other two yet Just over an hour earlier Maurice Philion 40 of Oakland Calif was captured in the same general area walking toward town Officers focused their search in the area after Philion stopped to ask a resident for a glass of water Deputy Sheriff Dennis Green said Philion told him then none of the mediately contacted authorities on a citizen band radio police could not find the pair The Storments who live in an old two story house well oil the highway had been half ex pecting the convicts because their home ia so isolated and police believe the men are cornered in the surrounding area pretty well secluded so we knew this would be the perfect spot for them" Mrs Storment said of our neighbors have gone into town but got a lot erf cattle here and my husband didn't want to leave so I stayed with him" The couple took ttwir four children into town to stay with mother When they returned home they got cut their guns turned off all the lights and waited had lust gotten up to go in the kitchen i fix a cup 01 conee wirs oiormeni aiu i Music Honors NASHVILLE Tenn (UPI) John Denver the gentle singer of Rocky Mountain highs accepted his Country Music Association Entertainer of the Year Award from Perth Australia via satellite Monday night Denve on tour in the ar East could not attend the 9th annual awards show at the Grand Ole Opry "1 love singing for you all my country music friends I thank you Mom and the stunned blond said Denver also won Song of the Year for his Home Again family background that of an Air orce brat is not traditional country However his mellow hybrid country rock pop sound has made his records million sellers in nearly all markets Male Vocalist of the Year honors went to Wayion Jennings a Texas powerhouse of country rock The bearded Jennings who once toured with the late Buddy rock band is an acknowledged rebel in the in dustry He accepted his award saying told me to be nice but I know what they mean by The co host Glen Campbell commented about damn time A veteran of 18 years in the country music the blonde and buxom Dolly Parton was the surprise winner of the emale Vocalist of the Year Award not sure this is going to be my she said just before the show "Maybe I have a fear that I never will win or am insecure about it but I want the award unless I really deserved Miss Parton added that she did not want the award if it was meant only to soothe the ruffled feelings left in some traditional country artists angered at last award to Australian Olivia Newton John Co hosted by two pillars of the country pop scene Campbell and Charley Pride the awards show is the paean to the top selling and most enduring artists Another crossover artist reddy ender walked off with the Single Record of the Year Award for his hit the Next Teardrop Blind singer musician Ronnie Milsap winner of last Male Vocalist Award won Album of the Year honors for "A Legend In My Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn won Vocal Duo of the Year for the fourth time in a row The Statler Brothers who were whwSwir in the trmAwd drove him off to address the Bow Group of the is 67 High temperature records were set in many other midwestern cities including Omaha Neb Des Moines and Waterloo Iowa and Alpena Mich Readings were in the high 80s and southern portions of the state and across a wide belt of the midlands The National Weather Service said the unseasonably warm weather spread all the way from the high Plains to the Atlantic Morning fog blanketed the Gulf Coast from Texas to lorida Showers spotted the Great Lakes region and parts of Maine and southern lorida receivea tne vocal Group or tne Year A AwH Master suitarist Rov Clark and opposition Conservative party master guitarist itoy ciarK ana wnllaro flow intn Inrfnn banjo picker Buck 1 rent receivea tne Instrumental Group of the Year Award and accepted it in a pretaped segment um vegus iddler Johnny Gimble was honored for his 30 years in country music with the Instrumentalist of the Year Award Mrs Henry Cannon better known as country comedian Minnie Pearl broke into tears as long time friend Tennessee Ernie ord announced her induction into the Country Music Hall of ame i 1 Kickbacks (Continued from Pagel) made no decision on whether to I prosecute The report is a memorandum dated Oct 6 1975 from Mead Dixon the dairy legal counsel to Clarence Cassady executive director of the dairy commission Phyllis Berkson of Zephyr Cove chairperson of the dairy commission said she doubted the commission would seek criminal charges because its attorney said the time and cost in fighting the case might not be worth the trouble when does the cost of litigation become a factor in pursuing a case?" Ms Stevens asked Monday seems the consumer has a good point and is quite irate I think it should be our decision to just forget the whole thing and this was my feeling from the very we as a commission find it impossible to act for whatever reason we should give it io an agency mat can such as the attorney said Ms Stevens She questioned how Mrs Berkson could say criminal charges probably would not be filed when dairy commission members have not been allowed to read depositions taken by state in vestigators on marketing and pricing practices "How can we make a judgment on something we Ms Stevens asked Assemblyman Mann has demanded the resignations of dairy com missioners Coons Brooks and Dale Hunt an independent distributor from Bunkerville who does business almost exclusively with Anderson Dairy Mann said Hunt had knowledge of the illegal kickbacks Ms Stevens said she did not know if Mann's demands were justified but said she questioned whether "we can have people regulating an industry who themselves are guilty of illegal 1 Ronald Averett a former dairy commissioner is group manager of Meadow Gold Dairies in Reno State investigators said he listed kickbacks by Meadow Gold ranging from 8 to 15 per cent to Warehouse Markets (10 per cent) (15 per cent) (15 per cent) ood King Group (8 per cent) Valu Mart (15 per cent Mayfair Stores 10 15 per cent Washoe Markets (10 per cent) But Ray Jarman general manager of Meadow Gold Dairies gave in vestigators slightly different figures Jarman said discounts were 11 per cent where Averett listed them as 15 per cent Jarman's figures showed monthly discounts of $10000 to Warehouse Markets $2800 to ood King Group $5280 to $1067 to Valu Mart $6600 to and $190 to Mayfair Stores izSundowners (Continued from Page 1 everyone police tried to question was intoxicated Civil protective custody is not a criminal matter and the youths detained for were released several hours later and their identities were not released by police A spokesman for the Sundowners said Monday night: "The Sundowners of UNR collec tively and individually wish to ex press their deep regrets and sincere apologies for the events that have transpired They offer their apologies to the school and the community for the embarrassment and grief we all feel but more importantly to the parents of John Davies and Gary The spokesman declined to be identified Officials at the University of Nevada say the Sundowners are not recognized as an on campus group or affiliated in any way with the school The membership of the club is largely comprised of students however and a review of their ac tivities and circumstances surrounding the death case will be made according to University of Nevada President Max Milam Davies who resided at White Pine Hall on the campus was a native of Palo Alto Calif and had resided in Reno for three years He had played football here for two years and was a defensive tackle for the Wolf Pack in 1974 He was ineligible for play this season because he had played two years of junior college ball in Stockton Calif He is survived by his parents John and Billie Jean Davies of South Lake Tahoe and by a sister PamelaDavies of Reno A memorial Mass requested by members of the UNR football team and other friends was conducted Monday afternoon in St Thomas Aquinas Cathedral Visitation will be from 9 am to 4 pm today at the Walton uneral Home in Reno The body will be taken to Stockton Calif1 where Presbyterian service will be conducted at 10 am Thursday in the Wallace uneral Home Entombment will be in a Stockton mausoleum' oot deep Snows Dumped on Rockies In the High Sierra of California more than four inches of snow forced temporary closing of Yosemite Tioga Pass highway the Glacier Point road above Yosemite Valley and most other major roads above 6000 feet East of the snow zone sultry summer like weather toppled high temperature marks for the date and people went back to summer dress The mercury shot up River Mountains for a youthful hunter to a record 88 in Chicago smashing lost for two days in a blustering the old record by five degrees snowstorm They rode horses and a Chicago's normal high for an Oct 13 lUUr WllCVI uiivc vciiivre in ovimvi Vince Wintermote 17 who set out on a hunting expedition Saturday A foot of snow piled up at Lincoln Mont up to 10 inches of snow was nredicted by Monday night in western motorists still driving with summer tires were warned to put on chains Winter travel warnings were up from Montana to Colorado as the slow moving storm front eased across the Continental Divide Motorists were warned of heavy snow in some places and high winds on high mountain passes i A ar a 4 "Mr orecast Nevada Area National Ttmday and Wednesday Highs In the inirrnahonal Vrnnrl Tern Albuquerque 82 52 tow Io mid 60's Lows upper 20's la low rniurrs lutlh ind lou fur hr Anchorage 50 40 pndmki iH 1 1 Atlanta 84 59 LAKE TAHOE BASIN or and warmer Nevodo Californto' Hrgh low free Birmingham 87 6b Tuesday and Wednesday Highi In the Reno 59 35 gton 58 52 10 upper 401 io mid SO1 Lows mid 20's to Sparks'' 56 38 Chicago 69 63 low 30 Light northerly winds Verdi 53 34 Cleveland 60 5 WESTERN NEVADA air ond warmer Pyramid Lake 56 41 Dalia 92 73 Tuesday and Wednesday Northerly VirgimoCity 47 32 Denver 84 45 wind5 l5mph allon 56 43 Des Maine 90 67 EASTERN NEVADA Clearing Tuesday Yeringion 58 38 Detroit 66 47 becoming fair and warmer through i lovelock 55 43 gipo Wednesday Northerly wind5 l5mph Winnemucca 51 41 06 Honolulu 4 87 75 EXTREME SOUTHERN NEVADA air Battle Mountain 53 38 10 Houlton 83 70 with warmer day through Wednesday Elko 47 39 02 Indianapolis 75 52 light north to northeast winds Owyhee' 34 68 NORTHEASTERN CALIORNIA SIERRA Wendover 42 100 55 NEVADA air through Wednesday and Ely 47 31 05 Memphis: 64 warmer afternoon Autin 32 28 Milwaukee 65 59 mVB 4 A 1 Tonopah 52 34 Minneapolis 87 57 llft CALLS Yuccalat 64 27 New Orleans 85 59 VniiliW lasVegas 72 47 Omaha 68 ire fighters in the Reno Sparks Corson Sky Tavern 26 Philadelphia 68 50 City area responded to the following Incline Village 51 29 Phoenix 81 55 alarm during the 24 hour period ending Glenbrook 30 Pittsburgh 62 39 at 10 last night Daggett Poss 43 22 Portland Ore57 53 RfNO Souih Lake Tahoe 48 28 St Louis 86 68 10:27 pm 110 Virginia short in MeyersSchool 24 SdnranciSCO 61 54 lot machine damage to machine ond Echo Summit 20 Seattle 55 50 ceiling Alpine Meadows 25 Spokane 56 40 om 66 ourth inhalatoc TohoeCily 49 26 Washington 69 50 run Truckee 49 26 11:47 am 265 Thoma furnace BlueConyon 34 problem no damoge Sacramento 73 49 11:56 am ourth and Volley tar Slide Mountain 32 19 pot fire no damoge Peavine 30 26 7:10 Seneca false alarm Burney 34 SPARKS Susanville 56 37.

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