The Hutchinson News from Hutchinson, Kansas on September 13, 1971 · Page 25
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Hutchinson, Kansas
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The Hutchinson News \00th Year No. 72 12 Pages Monday Morning, September 13,1971, Hutchinson, Kansas MO 2-3311 B Price lOc !i \ Prison Talks ATTICA, N.Y. (AP) - A re- perintendent Vincent Mancusi bellion by 1,200 inmates at At- ' tica prison moved through its fourth day Sunday and Black Panther Chairman Bobby G. Scale, said negotiations on the prisoners' demands were deadlocked. The inmates hold 38 hostages. Seale, one of a group of civilians acting as mediators, said prison officials had rejected two key demands by the prison- ^ers-removal of the prison's su- Rains CrippL East and amnesty for all rebels. State Correction Commissioner Russell G. Oswald, meanwhile, appealed he had agreed to 28 demands by the prisoners, but notable exceptions were the two "key" demands mentioned by Scale. Dies of Injuries One prison guard, William Quinn, 28, father of two, died Saturday night of injuries he received in Thursday's initial outburst. Meanwhile, an unsigned, typewritten statement attributed to a committee of Outside Observers was distributed to newsmen. It expressed fear that a massacre of hostages and prisoners would occur anc urged Gov. Rockefeller to come to the prison which is in the western part of the state. A spokesman for Rockefeller] said the governor had no plans o go to Attica, but was keeping abreast of developments by elephone from his Pocantico Hills estate' in Westchester County, near New York City. Seale and radical attorney William Kunstler, another member of the mediating team requested by the prisoners, met with the rebel inmates early Sunday morning. They came away from the prison saying the state must take the responsibility for anything that happened to the hostages, because of the rejected demands. .Wouldn't Promise William James, who met with three members of the mediation team, declined to promise that no criminal charges would be brought as a result of the uprising. The prison is in his jurisdictional area. mied "I'll use my own judgment in prosecuting, but I won't be a whipping boy and pledge some things I can't fulfill," James said. The district attorney said the prisoners "are the last' people I'm accountable to." He added that the "whole question arose from the loose use of the word amnesty. I just don't have any leeway. It's not debatable. It's definitely not negotiable." Renew Market Talks By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Torrential rains drenched much of the Northeast on Sunday, causing rivers to overflow, flooding homes and highways and causing many power failures. Weather officials said the wide-ranging storms in the Northeast were not connected with two tropical storms, Heidi and Edith, still far to the south. Passaic, in northern New Jersey, reported 7.27 inches of rainfall but most sections got lesser amounts. New York City recorded more than 2 inches in two days. The New Jersey townships of Pequannock and East Hanover were declared disaster areas because of flooding .after the Pompton River VISTA Worker Hates to Leave By DEAN HINNEN There are no longer any rain-swollen overflowed: National Guardsmen were placed on alert in case evacuation of homes became necessary. The Elizabeth and Raritan rivers also overflowed, flooding homes and other buildings and in Somerset County, N.J., Green Brook was reported 3 ] /2 " feet over its banks.- Power Failures Many New Jersey areas also suffered power failures, some because of lightning striking transmission lines and others VISTA workers in Southwest Kansas, and according to the last one to leave, there will probably be no more for several months. Neal Bierling, who has been a VISTA worker in Ulysses 18 months, will remain in that community until Sunday, but is on longer a VISTA worker. Bierling, who will be 25 next week, leaves Ulysses and southwest Kansas with mixed emotions about both his work with VISTA and the one-of-a-kind program he headed. He will return to his home state Michigan, and rejoin his wife Marilyn, who left Ulysses earlier this month to return to college. TA to allow the Migrant Council to become a sponsor. After Saturday's Open House, Bierling will meet with officials from the Rural Housing Authority, a federal agency that worked with VISTA on the self hope program. They will also meet with Migrant Council officials to see about possible sponsorship of additional programs. Even if that happens, "there won't be any volunteers here for months," Bierling says sad- "We had planned other programs and follow-ups there, but they won't be done," he says. But Bierling may make it back to western Kansas any- BRUSSELS (AP) - Finance ministers of the six Common Market countries meet Monday in a renewed attempt to stitch together a common currency policy to meet the world monetary crisis. Once again, they are expected to disperse without succeeding—despite an apparent note of optimism by French Finance Minister Valery Giscard d'Estaing, who spoke of "major chances" that an agreement might be reached. The main obstacle to agreement has been the continuing conflict between West Germany and France. West Germany, to help reach a common policy, is prepared to revalue the deutschemark—if France will revalue the franc. But France has refused. Crucial Assemblies Without a common policy, the six will stand divided at two crucial assemblies—the London meeting of the group of 10 lead- power station was when a Ifooded. Heavy rainstorms in the New P- m York metropolitan area also caused floods and power failures. More than 3,000 customers were blacked out when lightning hit a power substation at New Hempstead, N.Y. Some roads in the area were under as much as four feet of water. Parts of the Long Island Expressway and Northern State Parkway on Long Island had to be closed because of flooding," and flooded tracks crippled Bierling's pride and joy is the Ulysses Self-help housing pro^ gram, the first of its kind in the state. Saturday will mark the Open House for the first of five units, and will also be Bierling's last full day in the community he has -learned to love. The Open House is scheduled for 2 and 5 way. There has been talk the Migrant council may hire him to work in housing programs for them, and the young worker says' he "would definitely consider taking the job." "My wife and I both love southwest Kansas," he explains, feels he has unfinished and the nations on the annual International service on Railway. the Staten Island Minor Injuries In Plane Crash TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A physician from Mayville, N.D., his wife and their three children escaped > serious injury Sunday morning when their private plane crashed just after taking off from a smalj air field on the west edge of To- The five houses have been built by five Mexican-American families in Ulysses, with the assistance of Bierling and Bill Brown, a Ulysses home builder, paid by Farmer's Home Administration to supervise the construction. Families Supplied Labor The families have supplied the labor, and will have about $3,000 equity in the homes as a result. Bierling says the families have all put about 1,100 hours on the homes since they began work in May. The completed homes,- three edrooms and a full basement, will be valued at over $16,000 each. The families will pay for peka. Dr. Delbert Hlavinka, his 'wife, Marlyns, and their three children were treated at St Francis Hospital and were to be released later in the'day. The plane crashed into a corn field just after taking off from Allen Air Field. The site of th crash was about 100 yards from the end of the runway. The cause of the accident ha not been determined. Weather ing industrial Wednesday, meeting of Monetary Fund on Sept. 27 in Washington. •••-•—•-•'••-• -*'>«---•-•••• Hopes for an agreement at Monday's talks are mostly pinned to proposals made Friday by the Common Market Executive Commission in Brussels. The commission made its suggestions following the failure of a vigorous Italian attempt to mediate between France and Germany. The commission urged that, as a first step, Western industrial nations realign their currencies around fixed parities, which would "take into account the economic situation of the countries involved." This was indication the might have to Chance for Tax Relief WASHINGTON (AP) — A clear prospect of substantially greater income-tax relief for individual payers has appeared in the House Ways and Means Committee, which resumes hearings Monday on President Nixon's more limited proposals. Chairman Wilbur D. Mills, D- Ark., whose views usually prevail in the tax-writing committee, disclosed over the Riots Flare Again weekend that he is considering two major additional tax reduction provisions— a temporary rate cut and advancing into this year some of the relief Nixon proposed for 1972. AFLrCIO President George Meany is one of the first public witnesses scheduled for Monday's hearing. Labor spokesmen, among others, have complained that Nixon's new economic policy, including its tax components, is top heavily weighted toward business. Hinted in Speech Mills gave a. strong hint in a speech in Lexington, Ky., Friday night that he shares this view, saying "the committee BELFAST, Northern Ireland w m want to examine with great (AP) — Savage rioting flashed care not only the question of in Belfast and Londonderry how much tax relief should bo with British granted but also how much of it mparo and" police ^P-t s ^uld go to busi n e and how unJr attack from rock-throw- much Jo md vidua , ing youngsters and guemlla L * y™^ % ibility ^ gunmen ' „„ i i. consideration." And he said the In West Belfast, shots were K^ttee will take into ac- fired at an army patrol and at 1-^ ^ shifta in Sodal ^ mr . two regular police guarding a L es due nejd year> bridge over a railroad. One po- ' ^ [} 5 [{ m liceman was seriously hurt as « J n * ^ „*:; a J con . rubber bullets and nausea gas , $]45 in to break up a mob storming an ear > s level this (Hutchinson NewsrUPI Tolopholo) STORM VICTIMS — Refugees load rains from tropical storm Fern. Near- into a Texas National Guard truck ly 3,000 residents of the town were Sunday in Sinton, Texas, as th£>86uth •vto«ed i *-t<r evacuate thetrh'omes, Texas town was flooded by ITe a v y Tropical Storm read as an United Stales Heidi Heads Inland their houses through 33-year FHA loans of $12,900 and $13,500, depending upon location. The families will move into their houses later this month, nit by that time Bierling .will lave returned to Michigan. His departure will mark the end of the VISTA program in western Kansas, at least for the time being. There were 11 VISTA workers in the western half of the state less than two years ago, and Bierling blames the demise of the program on VISTA's regional office in Kansas City. The Kansas City office decided the Western Kansas Migrant Health service should not be a sponsor for VISTA. "They (regional officials) said our sponsor couldn't get along with our supervisor," Bierling explained, "It was true, 'but JVeaZ Bierling "I wish more could have been done (in .his 18 months)," Bierling says wistfully. Besides the tangible achievements represented by the housing, Bierling feels the work has yielded some intangibles, too. Chicanes More'United "The Chicano people are more united than ever before," he says, ."and Anglos are more open in displaying the way they feel." Bierling is pleased with the reaction of most Ulysses residents to the self help program, although some opposed it for a while. "Many people thought it was formally devalue the dollar to comply. End To Rat Woes? OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) An Oklahoma City scientist has nurtured a rodent strain that he says may be the rat to end all MIAMI (AP) — Heidi, newest of the storms ravaging the tropics, gradually increased to near hurricane strength Sunday as she bore down on the U.S. coastline. The National Hurricane Center said Heidi would pass well to the east of Cape Hatteras, N.C., Monday afternoon and KANSAS Monday and Mostly a little sunny cooler sciith and east with highs in the 80s; fair Monday night, lows 50s north and 55 to 60 so,uth; Fair Tuesday, little warmer with highs,85 to 90 north and lower 90s south. Hutchinson Weather Sunday's high 93 from 4:12 >m to 7:03 P m, low 61 from 5:02 a.m. to 7:47 a.m.; at 10 p.m. 86 Record high 103 in 1895; record low 34 in 1902 Winds: Calm. Barometer: 28.55, falling. Sunset Mondaj. 7:43 p.m. Sunrise Tuesday: 7:12 a.m. it was the supervisor's fault," he continued. The supervisor left the program June 30, "but it was too late, the damage was done," says Bierling. Chicanos Upset The demise of VISTA in southwest Kansas has upset Chicanos there, Bierling says., But there is hope more volunteers will soon arrive. The State Migrant Council has applied for sponsorship of a VISTA program to continue its work in western Kansas. Bierling spent the weekend at a state-wide conference of VISTA volunteers, and the group passed a resolution urging VIS- a giveaway program," the Bierling explained, but once they found out the people were paying for their houses, opposition decreased. "Many people here helped us," Bierling said. "And before we came they had the preschool and day care program. "We've had problems, but generally people tell us not to pay any attention - it's just a minority of the people," he rats. The animal is healthy and sexually vigorous, but he carries in his body a gene of sterility. On his forehead is a distinctive white spot marking his breed. Dr. Allen J. Stanley, a physiology professor at the Univer Eight Die In Traffic Accidents By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Traffic accidents claimed at least eight lives in Kansas during the weekend. Kenneth H. Blakely, 26, Junction City, Kan., was killed Sunday evening in a motorcycle mishap one-half mile 'south of Manhattan on a county road. Authorities quoted witnesses as saying Blakely's i machine veered suddenly off the road and struck a mailbox. Three deaths resulted from a two-car collision Sunday on the Kansas Turnpike. Authorities identified the vic- "could hit New England later."! Navy reconnaissance and satellite information reported Heidi moving northward at 10 miles per hour Sunday with maximum sustained winds of 45 to 50 miles an hour near the center. At 5 p.m. CDT Heidi was centered near latitude 31.3 north, longitude 73.5 west, or about 270 miles south southeast of Cape Hatteras, Dr. Robert Simpson head of the center, said earlier: "For the immediate future the most dangerous storm is Heidi. The storm's just gotten started and it's hard to say what it's going to do in the next 24 hours. "But we can say it's heading straight for the U.S. coastline React to Death of Khrushchev says. Once, after a rash of criticism, several townspeople had a surprise appreciation party for the Bierliugs. But Bierling takes more pride in what the Chicanos accomplished than in anything he did. r . «.1 *u«* Ohi/>Qtino sity of Oklahoma medical center, says he has capitalized on a genetic flaw to breed a strain of the common brown rat that carries the seed of his destruction of the species as a problem to man. 'It's a sterility gene that- paradoxically—can be bred into the rats to reduce their number of offspring /drastically," he said in a recent interview. Stanley said the United States Could reduce its rat population of;90 million Urnonproblem levels in less than eight years. Millions For Control The federal government has budgeted -almost $60 million for rat control since adoption of a lOHWA fc» »»•-•• te w "People said that Chicanos couldn't do this," he explained. "They (the Chicanos) feel they have showed them and I do too.' huge program four summers ago, but the results so far are disputed. The nation's big problem is the common brown rat— rattus norvegicus or the Norway rat. tims of the mishap two miles west of the Topeka service area as Ora Graves, 79, Bernie, Mo.; Mrs. Jean Robertson, 33, St. Louis and Eugene Mosley, 21, Bonner Springs, Kan. Mrs. Robertson's husband, Roy, 34, and Helen Bailey, 46, also of St. Louis, were listed in critical condition. Mosley's 19- year-old wife Patricia, was in [air condition. The highway patrol said the r carrying the Missourians was westbound when it went into a ditch, then returned to the roadway and crossed the median, colliding with the eastbound car occupied by the Mos- leys. Also on Sunday, John L. En- By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Communist China, whose relations with the Soviet Union deteriorated sharply when Ni kita Khrushchev was premier maintained silence after hib death. North Vietnamese and North Korean broadcasts, monitoret in Tokyo, made no mention o the former Soviet leader, who died in a Moscow hospital Saturday at the age of 77. Communist Poland gave only sparse news coverage Sunday on the death of a Khrushchev. The official Polish Communist party paper Trybuna Ludu a 30-word statement said Khruschev had died and listed the political posts he once held. Poles in the street took the news with interest but one rein a 3001-word statement said when this man could command and it will be near hurricane force when it gets there." Meanwhile, Tropical 'Storm Edith, downgraded from a hurricane after a" bombardment of Central America's east coast, was a sprawling disorganized mass idling in the Gulf of Mexico about 200 miles west northwest of Merida, Mexico. But the Atlantic season's worst hurricane was expected,to suck new punch from the warm waters of the gulf and speed up on a 12 mph north northwesterly course Monday. Forecasters who had spent most of last week at their radar and satellite tracking monitors were concentrating on Heidi and Edith Sunday. They said a minimum of effort was being devoted to Hurricanes Ginger and Fern and a depression born Saturday night about 350 miles east southeast of Bar- >ados. Mourn Death Of Athletes British army truck three ago ' „ ,. i . f, „ I be provided by Nixon's propos- BomUngB 'and Guniire ™ ? ^^ * y one year a $50 Th« rioting followed another i ncrease i n the personal ex- night of bombings and gunfire emp ti on . Accordingly, there in Northern Ireland, where 102 nave )j een proposals in and out persons have died in two years Lj Congress for a postponement of violence. No new deaths Lf the Social Security tax in- werc reported. . crease. The violence continued despite signs of progress on the po- h HUcal front, with an agreement "for summit talks within the next two weeks among prime ministers Brian Faulkner of Northern Ireland, Jack Lynch of the Irish Republic and Edward Heath of Britain. The Belfast shooting followed a rally by thousands of Roman Catholics at a football field to protest the provincial government's mass arrests of suspected members of the out- San Francisco Begins Busing Program lawed Irish Republican Army- IRA. About 500 young persons tried to storm a police post in Ander- sonstown on the city's west side. Others hijacked a bus and cars for use as barricades. Coach Hather Stunned by Bus Tragedy GUNNJSON, Colo. - A former Hutchinson High School wrestling coach who now coaches in this Colorado community was not among those on an ill- fated bus trip that took nine lives. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) San Francisco becomes the largest city in the nation to integrate its schools through forced busing Monday and many white and Chinese parents have vowed to keep their children off the buses. After months of growing bitterness and protest, some 26,000 pupils from kindergarten through sixth grade are to be bused to newly assigned schools, Another 20,000 will remain at schools in their own neighborhoods. California school Supt. Wilson C. Riles has appealed to parents who oppose busing to give it "a fair try," but an anlibus- ing coalition called WALK— "We All Love Kids"— has predicted that a planned boycott will keep niany pupils home. GUNNISON, Cob. (AP) This mountain community of 4,600 quietly mourned its dead Sunday after a school bus crash that took the lives of eight high school athletes and a coach. The cause of the accident, which left 23 others hospi- right, 53, Salina, was killed in a fiery crash at a Salina intersection. His car burst into flame after it was struck from behind at a stop sign by another car, police said headlines here just for sneezing." The Albanian news agency talizcd, remained a mystery. The nearly new bus skidded off U.S. 50 Saturday near the bottom of 11,300-foot Monarch Pass at the town of Garfield and rolled over. It was carrying 44 members the Gunnison High School junior varsity football team, three coaches and the driver to a game at Salida. Sgt. Z.F. Hodden, of the Colorado State Patrol, said a preliminary inspection of the wreckage failed to pinpoint the cause of the accident. "It appeared to still be in Dan Hather, who coached in Hutchinson in the 1969-70 school year, had been an assistant football coach at Gunnison last year. He wasn't helping with football this year, or he would have been on the bus. "But that doesn't make me feel any better," Hather said in a Sunday night telephone interview. "It's hard to believe," Hather said. In addition to the eight dead players and a coach who also died, there arc still three players on the "critical" list in hospitals, Hather said. "We're just praying Uie others don't die,' Hather said. "We have so many who aren't critical, but who will never compete again," he said. Two of the dead were boys Hather had couched in junior high wrestling last year. ATA in a terse report Sunday headlined Khrushchev's death by saying "The Renegade Nikita Khrushchev Died." gear ." said Hodden. "The brakes weren't burned out but still apparently couldn't function properly because of the intense heat." "We're not having school tomorrow," Hather said, and said the school's plans were very indecisive. 'If we continue with the season, I'll probably coach football again,' ho said, but noted that the players making the junior varsity trip, comprised at least half of the team's varsity, too,| White and Chinese parents, as many as 1,000 at a time, have gathered at noisy neighborhood meetings to plan the boycott. "Education, not transportation," was their cry, especially in Chinatown, the tinseled tourist attraction that is the largest Chinese community outside Asia. Chinese leaders said 92 ner cent oC all Chinatown parents oppose busing, primarily because they believe their children will lose a sense of Chinese heritage, culture and language. Already Chinese pupils togged neatly in blue and white uniforms have been enrolled in four private "freeom schools" in the 17-block Chinatown neighborhood. Intercepted Letter NEAL BIERUNG VISTA Worker Ulysses ' -; .-. "^.j Dear Neal, Southwest Kansans will miss you as much as you miss them. Yours, Hutch

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