The Hays Daily News from Hays, Kansas on December 15, 1976 · Page 8
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£old Day's Work .Winthrop, Mass, firefighter Murray 3awtetle of Engine 2, his mustache, "sideburns, helmet and coat covered 'with ice, pauses for a moment during HAYS DAILY NKWS PACK <) December is, 1976 mmmmmmmMtmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm 4-alarm fire, in 9-degree F. temperatures; at 4-family home. Point Shirley section of Winthrop. There were no injuries reported. (UPI Photo) Committee Says MIAs Now Must Be Considered Dead WASHINGTON (UPI) — A "House committee came to the -"sad conclusion" Wednesday that all Americans considered missing in action from the Vietnam, War. should be considered dead. '.-' /' ;V; ^ ...J "More than2,500 Americans were not fully accounted for from that war," the report of She House Select Committee t>n Missing Persons in Southeast Asia said in its final report. "At the end of direct •American involvement, 1,100 ,pf these were listed'as killed in t , actio.n, body not recovered, . and 1,400 were listed as ^missing in action. Today, more than 750 men are still i. listed as MIA or POW. i "The sad conclusion is that . there is no evidence to indicate that any of these missing Americans are. still • .alive," the report said. __. The committee recom- . mended creation of a special raiders' force, like the one .that assaulted a prison ..compound at Son Tayin North i-Vietnam, to "be readily available in the combat zone ,,to exploit operational in- .'..telligence as it relates to captured personnel." A staff ,, member said that means a .force ready for quick raids to , rescue prisoners during any ^..future war. \ The somewhat divided com- l( mittee, headed by Rep. G. V. . Montgomery, D-Miss., said, "Our extensive investigations "have led the select committee -to the conclusion that no I,, Americans are still being held I, as prisoners as a result of the war in Indochina." , Because of the cir• ,pumstances of some Americans' being lost in combat, "a total accounting by the Indochinese governments is not possible and should not be expected," the report added. ;V It 'said \theref:is_ Vfividetice, nonetheless, that" tfie' s ' Indo- Chinese nations can account specifically for many of the missing and "may be capable of returning the remains of more than 150 Americans." Reps. Benjamin A. Oilman, R-N.Y., and Tennyson Guyer, R-Ohio, said in a dissenting report the committee should not end its work and thus "deemphasize the importance . p^the^pW.rMiA^issue,... We therefore feeF'the-'committee should continue its work at least until further progress in negotiations has been achieved and a reasonable accounting has begun." Harvey Gets Nod For West Point Paul Harvey, 1711 Main, has been named principal nominee from the First U.S. Congressional District to attend the Army's military academy at West Point. A senior at Thomas More Prep, he is the 17-year-old son of Dr. and Mrs. Tom L. Harvey and was one of 24 high school students from the District to be chosen as a principal or alternate nominee. If the military academy turns young Harvey's nomination into an appointment, he would be the fourth member of the family to attend the institution. Another Harvey son, Fred, was graduated from West Point in June, 1975, and Mark joined his brother as an alumnus in June of this year. Steve Harvey is currently a first year cadet. Other nominees from the area include: Tim Meyer, Life Insurance Industry Eyed ;;; WASHINGTON (UPI) - •IThe Federal Trade Com- Ijnission announced Wed- Liiesday an investigation jnto h'the $29 billion-a-year life in| l^urance industry to determine •IWhether consumers are being I ftood-winked on the costs of 1 Coverage. ,v "Preliminary information j lavailable to the commission's Ijstaff suggests that the cost to |'t;ponsumers for essentially the I'same life insurance protection Ovaries greatly," the FTC staff Kpaid in a fact sheet released i',plong with the announcement [Jpf the investigation. "Examination of dif- thousands of dollars over a 20- year period by buying a low, rather than high cost, policy," it added. The situation may exist, it said, because there is a large variation in the kind of information made available by insurance sellers to allow consumers to comparison shop. There is also, it added, a tendency on the part of buyers to think that "premium" and "cost" are the same thing. The actual cost, it said, involves not only the size of the premiums but should take into •ferences in costs of popular account the cash values of the <$25,000 whole life insurance policies themselves and the ,bolicies issued in 1972, for amounts of money that are ['example, reveals that a. paid and received at different ..purchaser could save times. Oberlin, 2nd alternate to West Point; Keith Osterman, Goodland, 5th alternate to West Point; Terry Beynon, Hill City, 2nd alternate to the Naval Academy; Heinz-Peter Bergann, Otis, 3rd alternate to the-Air Force Academy. Ray Schraeder, Rush Center, was chosen as 5th alternate for both the Naval and Air Force academies, and he was among the four nominees for the Merchant Marine school at Kings Point, N.Y. The nominees were selected by an academy screening board at Hays earlier this month. They will undergo further tests at the academies and final appointments are slated for July. • The names were announced Wednesday in a news release from the office of Rep. Keith Sebelius, who asked the screening board to submit their choices. The non-partisan board was made up of 16 persons from Sebelius' First District. It was headed by Ron Pflughoft, executive assistant to Jerry 'Tomanek,' Fort Hays State president. formes Battling For Child Custody LOS ANGELES (UPI) — A court hearing on custody of the two children of crooner Mel Torme and British actress Janette Scott was postponed Tuesday. An attorney for the singer said the custody issue would be taken up at the divorce hearing, probably in February or March. Torme was granted joint custody of Daisy Ann, 6, and James, 3, with Miss Scott by a Los Angeles judge after a British court, at Torme's request, ordered her to return the children to California from England. 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