Garden City Telegram from Garden City, Kansas on June 3, 1971 · Page 3
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Garden City, Kansas
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Thursday, June 3, 1971
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/ Those Fooling Around with Pot 'Kidding Themselves W'N, " a> (AP) — He "Ston before vmi sfcairt.." lie thein tmieirefts lr> har/for rlmcrc Mmm «fh,n,f Koinu an adriinii- ;=• a. r irm n u nn <:,.c: n ,i - i • .., , ..... NEWTOW-N, Pa. died in jail a drug addict. In pain. He was hooked on heroin, a haibt that reached 75 bags daily at « cost of $750 before his arrest. He left behind a filmed confession, warning young people not to experiment with marijuana and'bard drugs. .The film was made for police In April 1970, four months before he died awaiting trial for burglary. It i s now being processed lor school distribution, delayed because of legal problems with his family. before you start," he then progress to harder drugs » His arms and legs were covered with needle marks. They were almost as hard as stone after 13 years of. injection after injection. Even under his fingernails. "I used every vein that was available, in every part of my body," he said. Dennis told his story in the studio of the lower Bucks Cable- television to detectives of the Bucks County district attorney's office, in this small Philadelphia suburb. He agreed to do it to reach kids in junior and senior high schools and show "Stop said. "Everyone near you, you hurt," he said. "No one escapes it." The 29-year-old son of a white middle class suburban school teacher was identifiied only as "Dennis," to protect his wife and three children. Those who fool around with marijuana are kidding themselves, he said. "It has been'my experience over the years with other drug addicts that the • greater majority of (hem, if not ai. of them, sbart out with mairijuana and them what being an addict is lifcs. Dennis said his drug addiction began at 16, when Jie tried heroin. He switched briefly to cocaine while he was being treated in a methad'orae withdrawal program. "There's no cure; for ..-heroin addiction,", he said. "It can be stopped aiid aborted in the early, stages i* a'person is reached in time. But don't.think for a minute that methadone is some sort of wonder -drug that is going to stop you from drug addiction. "While I was on the meth- adone it, satisfied my physical cleaving for drugs. I no longer had this desire for heroin. Bui methiad'one didn't substitute the psychological feeling nor the physical rush that you get from injecting drugs into your system. It just didn't do it, it couldn't do it. Nothing c;an "Over the years, I've witnessed a minimum of 12 or 15 deaths from heroin. I've seen people die in cellars. I've seen people die on rooftops. Bathrooms'. Service stations." Dennis said he stole to pay for his habit. Police granted ham immunity from prosecution on drug charges as he outlined his activities. "Over the years I've indulged in lesser crimes such as shoplifting or check boosting, or stealing people's income tax checks out of the mail boxes." lie.said. "That was when I only needed a small 1 amount'to finance my addiction. "But as my addiction progressed (to 75 bags daily) I had to resort to stronger'crimes or harder crimes because of the very need for money. Very obviously you can't get $750 a day out of •somebody's mailbox or CORRIDOR AND DESIGNED FOR PROJECT Statement Is Filed On US 83 Proposal The Kansas Highway Commission has filed with 22 federal, agencies a draft of the environimeniM statement on the coraidor and design for the proposed improvement of US83 bypass alt Garden Cfcy. A public heading to consider the economic, -social and en- vironimenital effects of the proposal was conducted at Garcen«City, March 17, 1970. ' Tile Federal Highway Ad- miniisitraition has granted approval for the location and design features of the project. Tne proposed project begins 1.5 miles south of Garden •City, at US83 and extends northeast and north 3.8 miles on new location .to a junction with US166 approximately 0.7 mile northeast of Garden City. Construction plans.indicate two,'12 foot asphalt surfaced lanies with 10 foot stabilized shoulders. Plans call for an at- grade intersection ait the beginning, an interchange at US50 and an ait-grade i»tersec- ifcion; at US156. The environmental state- merit poSnlt® out that agriculture is ihe most important activity in the area. However, the proposed roadway will not significantly alter the existing character of the area. Two dwelling units will b,& purchased for construcition of the roadway. Adequate replacement housing is available in the area. This project would also permit traififiitc to bypass the congested city routes of US83 and markets Wheat Milo Corn $1.35 Up 4 $2.35 Uneh 9 $1.38 Up 2 i p.m. stocks (t!w following! prlc* quotai* tiont fcr» himlshed to the Tele. gr«m by GoHe A Cr /kener. Inc. 27^3244.) 'Allted Sttp Am' cyw Am.' Motors Ani Brands Anaconda, AT.& T 4-1% Bieejoh Airc 20% Betth Stl 22J/S 24% 30 Boeung Chiysler Cities Sv ..... 4.4' Col« Inter Dillons 25 Du-Pont 142% East Kod 82% El Paso NG •* 1» FofU ...6 63% Geri Elect- 121% Gen' Motors • 85 62 5 i IBM" ;.. "•' Int. Haw Int Pap . iMfLvCoi* ' Nat. Dist .'...............*.... 17% Non Nat 52% Pan EIPL. 35% Penney-JO 69% Plidl Pet 31% Proct Gam ' 60^ E.CA 40% Santa Fe Ind .'. 27% Sao/fa •• 89% Sperry Rd ' '&% SM'OM Ind 62% SUd'OU NJ 77% 1'extuco oa% US'-Steel 33 West Etect 92% Wotflwos-th 51% 323 30 38% 35 VI Chicago Liv* Btef Futures • June Aug Oct Dec ffiglh 33.15 31.47 30.52 30.37 Low 32.85 31.30 30.40 30.35 Close 33.02 31.37 30.45 30.30 DOW JONES AVERAGE Dow Jones average of 30 industrials at 1 p.m. was up 3.65 iat '923.34. Youth to Cadet Lawman Academy George Gallion, Garden City, is one of 40 high school youths who will attend the third annual Cadet Lawman Academy to be held in Salina at the Kansas Highway Patrol Training Center. Gallion, son of Mrs. Clyde Gaffion, 1006 N. 5th, will be sponsored at the week-long •academy by lihe local Harry H. Renick American Legion Past. Capt. Robert Tyson, commander of tie Sixth Division Kansas Highway Patrol, headquartered in Garden City, said the academy is sponsored jointly by the KHP and the American' Legion.. Purpose is to promote better understanding between the youth of the state and local, state and federal law enforcement agencies. Problems and procedures of law enforcement on all levels will be identified during the week by various speakers from all levels of law enforcement. Each of the 40 delegates must have completed his junior year in high school and be in the upper 50 per cent of his class 'academically. US50. Large trucks carrying flammable loadis and farm-to- irarkist trucks would be taken out of the interior of the city leaving a safer city route. The environmental report is available for review at the Design Department, State Highway Com/mission, State Office Building, Topeka Kansas 66612. Written comments should be submitted, by July 6, 1971, to •(he Engineer of Design, Topeka, Kara. deaths Martha L. Bebermeyer Funeral will be 2 p.m. Fri-. day for Martha Louise Bebermeyer, 78, sister of threes Southwest Ransans. Miss Bebermeyer died Wednesday: in Boulder, Colo., where she had lived since 1961. Born April 1, 1893, at Hawk- point, Mo., she was reared in Abilene and: taught school several years in rural Dodge City. She also served as a deaconess in New York City, Salt Lake City and Denver before retiring in 1961. She is survived by three brothers, Elmer, Garden City, Oliver, Scott City, and Orion, Santa Anna, Calif.; two sisters, Rebecca, Abilene, and Mrs. Emmia Krause, Scott City. Funeral services will be all; the First United Methodist Church in Abilene, with the Rev. Harold' Lambert officiating. Burial will be in Livingston Cemetery. Banner Funeral Home, Abilene, is in charge of arrangements. Powerful Winds Sock Enid Area By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Powerful winds isiammed into Enid Wednesday night, hospi- talizaiting two persons as the storm toppled a score of mobile homes, smashed large signs and windows and shredded powerlmeis. . About a dozen persons were treated aft hospitals for' cuts and minor injuries. An Enid teen-ager, George E'. Wirtz, was hospitalized after winds iripped loose a grain, elevator door at nearby Carrier, where he wa® working. The door struck him in the head. He was listed in satisfactory condition. An Enid man, Howard Star, was listed in serdous condition in the intensive care unit of St. Mary's hospital. Officials said he was in a trailer house that blew over. . The winds left much of the city without electric power for a time. Olher parts of northern Oklahoma also' were raked by the storms. Stillwater Was rushed by 100-milejper-hour winds, but no serious damage, was report- ed. Police said most of the storm passed north of the city. An elderly woman collapsed and died of an apparent heart attack while in a storm shelter ait her southwest Oklahoma City home, police said.. Her identity was not immediately learned. The most extensive damage officials were alble to identify by early today was to Enid's High-point trailer park, site of extensive hail damage in last month's storm. At least eight persons Were treated for injuries as 25 trailers suffered from minor to extensive damage. The National Guard was assisting Enid police officers in searching for other injured persons and guarding against looters. Stillwaiter police reported! the 100-mile-per-hour winds, but said there was only some minor flooding and no injuries or serious damage. Ponoa City, Peiyy and Blackwell all reported high winds., trees felled and some power lines down, but no injuries or serious home damage. shoplifting in a department store . . . "An addict, isn't a dangerous person as long as he can get his drugs, but if he is put into a position where it is necessary to commit a crime of violence he will. An addict can kill for money for drugs. "I'm not saying tihis to frighten anyone or to overemphasize anything, I'm just stating a fact as it is. If I, myself, had ever been put in a position where I couldn't get the money without hurting someone I wouldn't have hesitated a moment to do whatever was necessary to get the money ..." Hope Scholarship Winners Two Garden City High School spring graduates have been named to receive Clifford Hope Scholarships. Rodney Hoffman won the Hope Drama Scholarship and Ann Schreiber, the Hope Speech Scho- Page 13 O»nl«>n City Telegram Thursday. June 3, 1971 Telegk-am Photo larship. Both are $300 awards. 'Behind the two honored students is a portrait At' the late congressman. Hospitals DISMISSALS: At St. Catherine Mi-is, Clayton H. Albers, 624 N. 12th . •;. . Raymond F. Chappel, 2011 N. 6th. : , . Barbara!A. Goff, 2108 J /s 8th Gerald D. Hanson, 702 Ha inline ' • ' . • ? :; "• ' Henry Palftcios Jr., 1207 S. 12BT Donald V. Proffit, .2015 N. 7th Ernest G. Proudfit, 211 W. Olive :Dora Scheueman, .901 N. llth . John Simpson, 902 Santa Fe Helen 0. Smith, Kalveista • Hattae V. Stone; 610 N. 1st. 4ccidenf $ City '— Tuesday, 2:24 p.m., 4th land Hacfcbarry, car driven by.Robert E. Townsetnd IV, 1606 N. 3rd, swerved to avoid collision with another vehicle. Struck curb, causing moderate damage to Townsend car. Tuesday, time Unknown, 1200 block of Haittie, parked car ' ownted by Floyd F. Whaitley, 1207 Haitibie, struck by Unknown vehicle which lefft the scene. Minor damage to Whatley oar. City — Wednesday, 2:30 p.m., 7th and Laurel, car driven by Mrs. Arthur E. Alexander, 1709 Belmont, was in collision with unidentified vehicle which left the scene. Minor damage to Alexander ear: Courts POLICE-TRAFFIC Bond* Forfeited — Colin V. Kells, 1311 N; Main, careless driving, $15. Bill 0. Keene, Syracuse, running red light, $15. William Beckett, 1008 Lyle, failure to yield right-of-way, in Garden City $15. Julio Casanova, 211 S. 4fch, careless driving, 315. William/ E. ;Beeker, Rt. 1, leaving the scene of a non-injury accident, $30. Mrs. Wesley Pack, 405 E. Laurel, parking a vehicle without current registration, $12. Harold K. Stephenson, Grand Junction, Colo., driving while intoxicated and' illegal transportation of a bottle, $155. Fined — Thomas D. Barnes, 1906 St. John, speeding 35 miles per hour in a 20 zone, $15 and $5 court costs. Evelyn L. Kilfoil, 630 N. 8th, failure to yield right-of-way while making a left-hand turn, $10 and $5. Robert L. Manske, 313 E. Chestnut, $25 for nio driver's license and $100 or 60 days for driving while .intoxicated, plus $5' costs. Commited to jail. POLICE-OTHER Bondt Forfeited — Mrs. Thomas Quinn, 506 W. Kansas, permitting a curfew violation, $15. James A. Ward, 510 N. 3rd,, permitting a curfew violation, $15. Finod — Teddy J. Brown, 311! W. Fair, $25 for intoxication and $25 for disorderly conduct, plus $5 costs. Committed to jail, 45 days. Foreign Students Visiting Syracuse SYRACUSE—Eighteen girls from six European nations are in Syracuse as guests of local residents during a two-day break in the foreigners' swing across the United States prior to naturning -to their native homes. The girls arrived here Wednesday, staying two mights in local host homes before resuming their tour early tomorrow. Tonight, begiim'ing at 6:30 p.m. CMST), the visitors wall be guests of the community at a covened dish dinner in Fellowship Hall of the United Methodist Church. This is the fifth year Syracuse amd Hamilton County residents have 'hosted fotirlng groups en route home after a 1 to 2 year stay in North America, Many of the visiting youth, usually in their labs teens or early twenties, have studied at •coHeges or universities in the U.S. or Canada, while others have worked at various jobs in the two host nations. Switzerland, Germany, France, Denmark, Norway- and Holland are the homes of this year's tour group. All are girls. Activities while in Syracuse include •tours of the local museum and a nearby commercial feedyard, dinner today at a rural home, and an afternoon of relaxation. I See... •y Tht Telegram Russ Boone, 806 Center, has been named reporter, for his Boys' State city (Lane) at the 34th annual American Legion Boys' State which is meeting this week at the University of Kansas. He will report his city's news to the Boys' State daily news-paper, the Staters' Union. Paul O. Masoner, Fidelity State Bank, and James Van Difctie, Garden National, wera among 438 Kansas bankers who attended the three-day Bank Management clinic at the University of Kansas this week. Michael A. Paul, son. of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Paul, Gardendale, wBl be working as a veterinary intern, this summer at the Hickman Veterinary Clinic, Aurora, HI. Paul, who received semester honors this spring at K-State School of Veterinary Medicine, will be a senior there next fall. He is a 1966 graduate of Garden City High School. His wife is iihe former Carolyn Traugotft of Garden City." Garden City YMCA is con- ducting'a swim-team coaches clinic from 10 a.m. tt> 5 p.m. Sunday. Regular hours vnQ. be observed throughout the YMCA buiMng, with the exception of the swimming pool, which will close that day until 3 p.m. / Syracuse Pact To Dodge Firm SYRACUSE—School officials here have awarded a construction contract to a Dodgse City .firm for erection of new school fa'ciMities. The $65,765 contract \ras awarded to JAG Cons>tnvction, Dodge City. Plans are to •constru-c?fc a bus maintenance amid equipment storage building to the south of the school athtetic field. Second phase of the project is th« construction of administrative office's as an addition onto the school gym. Lanes First Fair Is on Slate Legofs Kenneth Dan Jameson, 20, and Sharon Kaye Immroth, 20, both Garden iCity. Kansas Traffic Log — TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) _ Kansas highway death log: For 24 hours to 9 a.m. Thursday—2 For June—2 For 1971—528 (x) For 1970—239 (x)—Includes one, fatality previously unreported). A panel of five judges have been-named for, the 1971 Miss Gairden CMy Scholarship Pageant. Cited for the past three years as! the top preliminary Miss Kansas Pageant in. the state, this year's Mi8s Gai-den City Schoiairship Pageant will be Saturday in Clifford Hope Auditorium., Twelve girls from .various Southwest Kansas counties will be. competing for the Miss Garden CUtiy title and $1,000 in scholarship awards. Current title holder is Dianne Vaiui Weber. Chosen as judges are Mrs. Myrna Misell, Norton; Joe Bab Lake, Pratt;,Bill Salmonson, Kansas City; Mrs. Paula Wise. Emporia; and G. L. Men'"".fit, Louis. Mrs. Myrna Misell is a real estate broker, housewife a n d mother of three daughters. She is presently a member of the Kansas and National Realtor Boards, Chamber of Commerce, Community Concert Association, and .has been actively engaged in pageant work for seven years in a variety of capacities. Joe Boe Lake is vice-president of Western Savings Association, Pratt. He has judged numerous local scholarship pageants and served three years on -the Miss Kansas Board of Directors. He is active in such civic organizations ais. Pratt United Fund, Rotary Club, City Planning Commission and the Pratt Chamber of Commarce. Bill Sifilmonson of Kansas .• "' . \\v.. . , . Judges City is a broker with Bauscher- Pierce Securities Corporation. He is former business manager and publicity chairman for the Miss North, Dakota Pageant and was a member of the executive committee •> of that pageant from 1868-1970. He is active in the regional and national Miss America program, and is married to a former Miss North Dakota. Mrs. Paula Wise, a graduate of the University of Kansas, is a resident of Emparia, where she has been associated for several years with the Miss Emporia Pageant. In addition, Mrs. Wise has judged numerous local pageants and has worked with officials of the Miss Kansas Pageant. Besides being a mother and housewife, she is an advertisine^nd lay- out consultant for the Columbian Building and Loan Assn.- Mrs. Wise is active in various state and local organizations including the K.U. Alumni Association anld is a member of the board of directors of Em- pom Youth, .Inc. . G. L. Mendenhall, St. Louis, is a graduate of Eockhurst College and is a merchandising marketer for Gulf Oil Corporation. He is a member of 1971 Missouri Legislature serving in the House of Representatives: Mendenhall is current-, ly a field director for the Miss Missouri Pageant .and co- ; chairman of the 'judges committee for the 1971 Miss Mis- souird • Pageant. ;He is a member of the Missouri Oil Council and on the -board of directors of the -Kirkwood, -Mo.,.. J-ayceei, • : , '•••••;'•.: • Scholarship donors were also revealed .to-day. Donors making the $1,000 in scholarships available are Roderick's Drive In, Fidelity State Bank, Garden National Bank, Production Credit Assn., Garden City Co-op Equity Exchange, Garden City New Oar 'Dealers Assn., Wheatland Electric, Dart In Superette, Patterson Jewelry, and Rex Ladner. , Advance tickets to .the pageant which begins at S p.m. Saiwday may be purchased at> Ray Mayo's Men's Wear, Patterson Jewelry, Puwiells, or by calling-276-7510. Tickets may be purchased at the doar also. :: Pictures of the 12 contestants can be found on Page 12 of to' day's; Telegram. They were taken : by Rudy ;Valenzuela, Garden City. professional pho- v*: Divan on Fire; Smoke Damage A two-bedroom home at 1221 Olid Manor was damaged during the noon hour Thursday by a divan fire which had apparently been smoldering for several hours. Fire damage was limited to the divaw, but the interior of the 2-bedroom home sustained considerable smoke damage. Alice Hamsher, 1223 Old Manor, owns the home. She said it was rented two weeks ago by Carroll L. Fane, an em- ploye of Farmland Foods Inc. Fane had left home for work about 7 >a.m., she said. A neighbor 'turned in the fire alarm at 12:45 p.m. when smoke was observed seeping from the closed home. KANSAS CITY LIVESTOCK KANSAS CITY (AP) - Cattle 2,300; 'calvies 200; prices fully steady to strong; steers under 400 Ib and heifers under 450 Ib not established eady. Feeder steers 'and steer calves choice thin 400-600 Ib 35.00-39.50; choicie fleshy 450-850 Ib 31.5036.00; 'high good and choice fleshy 600-950 Ib 30.50-33.00; mixed good and choice thin 450-650 Ib 32.50-36.50; feeder heifers and heifer calves high good and choice" fleshy 450-700 Ib 29.0032.90. Hogs 4,400; bawows and gilts Steady to 50 lower; large share 25 ' loweir; most die dine on weights pver 240 Ib; 1-3 195-250 Ib 17.50-18.50; 2-4 250-330 Ib 15,50-17.50; sows steady to 25 lower, most decline on weights under 400 Ib; 1-3 330-400 Ib 14.75-15.25; 2-3 400-GOO Ib 14.2515.25. | Lane County again is schedul- ; ed 'to kick off the 1971 county i fair season in Southwest Kani sas. Schedule for this year's fair season in the area will begin with the Lane event July 28-29 in Dighton. Here is a listing of other wea faia-s as compiled by •the State Board of Agriculture. Hodgeman County Fair, Jetmore, Aug. 2-4; Hamilton County Free Fair, Syracuse, Aug. 4-7; Ness County Fair, Ness City, Aug. 5-7. i Kearny Comity Fair, Lakin, | Aug. 10-12; Grant County Fre* 'Faia-, Ulysses, Aug. 11-14; Haskel County Fa ! ir, Subletfe, Aug. 12-14; and the Finney Cotuity Free Fair, Garden City, Aug. 17-19. Dates have not yet been -announced for fairs ait Stanton County, Johnson; Stevens County, Hugoton; and Greeley County Fair, Tribune. STOP IN OR CALL HEINOLD COMMODITIES IESl ar/ CALL 276-9131 424 N. MAIN FOR MOST COMPLETE UP-TO-DATE MARKET INFORMATION Cattle, Hogs, Porkbellies, Eggs, Groins, Lumber, Sugar, Silver JOHN H. DOHOGNE, Gen. My. STU BIGELOW, MGR. 424 N, Main Garden City. Kansas 316-276-9131 JACK MeVICKER. Mgr. Stagecoach Motel Lamar, Colorado 303-336-2767

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