The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on November 30, 1981 · Page 15
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The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas · Page 15

Salina, Kansas
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Monday, November 30, 1981
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Page 14 The Salina Journal — Monday, November 30,1981 Holiday traffic toll tops 400 By United Press International Millions of homeward-bound Americans took to the nation's roadways at the close of the four-day Thanksgiving holiday weekend and the traffic death count stood at more than 400. Travelers hit snowstorms in the mountains of the Southwest and New England and rain in the South, and travel advisories were issued throughout the Plains. A United Press International count Monday Indicated at least 416 people had been killed on the nation's highways. The National Safety Council estimated before the holiday began at least 480 people would die in traffic accidents during the holiday period, which began at 6 p.m., local time, Wednesday and ended at midnight. Only the District of Columbia, Nevada, and North and South Dakota reported no traffic fatalities. California reported the most traffic fatalities with 35; followed by Texas with 32; Florida with 30; Illinois, Pennsylvania and Georgia with 18; New York with 16; Indiana with 15; Ohio with 14; Missouri with 13; Kentucky and New Mexico with 12; Arizona, Montana, Oklahoma and North Carolina with 11. In Pennsylvania three people were killed in a one-car accident when their auto flipped over into a ravine. State police said the men apparently were missionaries and were all from the same Detroit address. Police speculated the driver had fallen asleep at the wheel. In Virginia, two deaths state police initially attributed to a holiday traffic accident appeared to be a possible homicide-suicide. Trooper W.L. Orndorff Jr. said Meredith S. Crist, 33, of McLean, a presumed victim in a head-on collision, actually was killed before the crash Thursday in which Stanley George, 50, Great Falls, Va. was killed. "She was in the car and dead and presumed a traffic fatality, but she was not," a police spokesman said. Orndorff said police went to George's residence when they found no identification on the woman's body and discovered "what appeared to be blood from the door to the driveway where the car might have been." Friday, a relative of George's "found blood all over the bedroom," Orndorff said. "It also appears he may have committed suicide in this accident," Orndorff said. George's car ran head-on into a motor home, which carried six children and three adults. The camper's driver, Ronald Marshall of Turtle Creek, Pa., suffered a broken wrist and his mother, Clara Marshall, a broken foot. Storms usher out holiday weekend By United Press International The long Thanksgiving weekend ended on a stormy note with portions of the south central United States buried in snow and doused with rain. Roads in the Midwest were glazed with freezing rain and snow. A winter storm system piled up to a foot of snow over the San Juan Mountains of southwest Colorado Sunday and a winter storm warning was in effect through the night. As of late Sunday evening 3 inches of snow was on the ground at Greeley, Colo., and at Denver. Freezing rain spread across the southeast half of Nebraska and southwest Iowa, resulting in a travel advisory for hazardous driving conditions. Snow from a storm moving out of the southern Rockies fell over the Nebraska Panhandle and roads were reportedly packed with snow and ice. Up to 2 inches of snow was expected while rain changing to blowing snow was forecast in central and eastern Nebraska. Wisconsin and Minnesota were under winter storm watches as rain and freezing rain began spreading across the two states. It was expected to be followed with snow later Monday. Cloudy skies were over upper Michigan and northern Minnesota. Fog and some freezing drizzle were reported in eastern North Dakota. Below freezing temperatures gripped the Northern Plains through the upper Ohio Valley and the Great Lakes region to northern New England. Most of Vermont's 210 snowplows were put to work Sunday after as much as a foot of snow blanketed the state. Highway dispatcher Raymond Burke said most Vermont roads were covered with snow for the first time this year. Accumulations ranged from an inch or two in some sections to as much as a foot at higher elevations. Rain dampened the Central Plains from northwestern Texas to Alabama and Northern Georgia. Numerous rain showers continued to develop ahead of a warm front. A few thunderstorms also rumbled over northern Texas and Oklahoma. Dense fog settled in over northern South Dakota Sunday evening, reducing visibilities to near zero in many locations and prompting a travelers advisory for the night. Crossword By Eugene Sbeffcr ACROSS 1 "- of Eden" 5 Butter serving 35 Luxuriant 36 Small drum 37 Stored fodder 40 Goal 41 An astringent 8 Marionette 42 It produces maker 12 Foolishly diffident 14 Jai — 15 Sight in Miami 16 I^ong tooth 17 Greek god 51 Zoo 18 Food attraction DOWN 1 Moot gift 20 Planet 23 Chill fog: Scot. 24 American inventor 25 Certain fortuneteller 28 Drunkard 29 Woody plant 30 Spasmodic twitch 32 Hand- shaped 34 Roman patriot 2 Exclamation 3 Salt, in Caen 4 Entices 5 A bobbin 6 An enzyme 7 A cynic knows — of nothing (Wilde) 8 African hunt 9 King or Alda 10 Ayn or Sally 11 Light carriages 13 Chief god of Memphis 19 Poetic foot Avg. solution time: 27 min. fruit 47 Soviet river 48 Encroached 49 Woodsman's tools 50 Education org |NTH DP I ,WL AJ 6 N|E' IP '' 11-30 Answer to Saturday's puzzle. 20 Dawn goddess 21 Above 22 Gam or Moreno 23 Fireplace floor: var. 25 Put into operation 26 Impromptu attempt 27 Josip Broz 29 Complacent 31 The heart 33 Andean animals 34 Academic world 36 Row 37 Spanish dining hall 38 Holly tree 39 Crescent- shaped figure 40 Sweetsop 43 Donkey, in Ulle 44 Fruit drink 45 Meadow 46 Roman 1,550 15 2 21 22 29 47 49 38 39 13 25 42 48 50 23 43 18 40 19 36 14 16 10 11 34 51 30 44 45 31 46 CRYPTOQUIP 11-30 SFWN WSRXX-ZCE RCH MROOE QBNM ZBKH, QMFXHWFSH H K - NHCNRBKSHKN Saturday's Cryptoquip - DAFT MALINGERER TRIED TO FEIGN SOME MALIGNANT MALADIES. Today's Cryptoquip clue: S equals M The Cryptoquip is a simple substitution cipher in which each letter used stands for another. If you think that X equals 0, it will equal 0 throughout the puzzle. Single letters, short words, and words using an apostrophe can give you clues to locating vowels. Solution is accomplished by trial and error. ©1981 King Futurat Syrulic«u, Inc. Journal Ads Pay Texas leads nation in child abuse cases DALLAS (UPI) - More Texas children died of child abuse last year than in any other state and more than 90 percent of them were younger than 6 years old, a newspaper report said. There is a fear among social workers child deaths will increase in 1981, along with the severity of the injuries. The Dallas Morning News said Sunday a survey of child welfare agencies in the most populous states showed 110 Texas children were murdered by their parents, relatives or friends in 1980. The total was 33 more than reported in New York State and nine more than in Illinois. Texas Department of Human Resources statistics show criminal charges were filed in only 48 percent of the child death cases in Texas last year. DHR officials said prosecutors sometimes decide against pursuing child abuse cases because they are difficult to prove. More than 35,000 children in Texas were beaten, burned or abused last year by those reponsible for their care. tV •fr -tr Beirut bomb blast claims two victims BEIRUT, Lebanon (UPI) - A bomb blast Monday outside a building in the suburban Moslem Beirut neighborhood of Chiah killed two people and wounded 10 others, police sources said. The sources said the explosion damaged the first and second floors of the building. Police investigators said the blast appeared to be part of an internal dispute between rival Shiite Moslem groups in the Lebanese capital. The Chiah area is largely populated by Shiites. iV i!r -fr Williams continues fight against expulsion WASHINGTON (UPI) - Sen. Hanison Williams says he has new evidence in his Abscam conviction, including alleged perjury by FBI agenU, that he wants Democratic Leader Robert Byrd to hear before the Senate vote on Williams' expulsion. Byrd and Senate Republican Leader Howard Baker recently turned down a request from Williams that they recommend the Senate hear his claims that both his conviction and the Senate Ethics Committee's expulsion resolution resulted from rigged evidence staged in violation of his due process rights. Bauman begins comeback bid EASTON, Md. (UPI) - Down to his tailored pinstripe suits, Bob Bauman seemed to personify conservative values. As a Maryland congressman for more than seven years, he became a spokesman for the Republican right and a national leader of a conservative movement that predated Ronald Reagan's presidency. Then, 13 months ago, he was arrested on a sex charge involving a teenage boy. He lost his seat in Congress. He lost his wife. It looked like he was finished politically. Last week, however, Bauman, saying he had overcome what he called his "twin problems" with alcoholism and homosexuality, announced he would seek to return to Capitol Hill. "I was a damn good congressman," said Bauman, 44, an attorney In this town of 11,600 residents. "Having met my problems and solved them, I think 111 be a better congressman." Maryland's 1st District is composed of farms, crabbing and oystering communities and tobacco fields. Some believe Bauman can again be elected to Robert Bauman Congress. Others have doubts. Still others say there is no way. Thomas Cohee, a 65-year-old retiree, peeled the cellophane wrapper off a cinnamon roll, sipped coffee and gave his opinion from the lunch counter at Hills Drug Store. "There's a lot of sentiment to vote for him," Cohee said. "But due to that thing that happened, well, a lot wouldn't vote for him." "People on the Shore are a little different than in the metropolitan areas," Cohee said. "They pass an opinion like they did over the thing that happened and, well, it usually doesn't change much." The unmentionable "thing that happened" happened in October 1980, a month before Bauman had been ex- pected to win his fourth consecutive term in the U.S. House. Bauman, then head of the national American Conservative Union, was arrested on charges of soliciting sex from a 16-year-old boy in a Washington bar. Bauman conceded after his arrest that he had "homosexual tendencies" that he said were aggravated by alcohol. He said he was an alcoholic and agreed to submit to a six-month rehabilitation program. District residents "passed their opinion," as Cohee would say, on election day. Roy Dyson, a Democratic state delegate, defeated Bauman, 97,743 to 91,143. Bauman lost the election, but not his political zeal. 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