The Hutchinson News from Hutchinson, Kansas on October 2, 1971 · Page 115
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The Hutchinson News from Hutchinson, Kansas · Page 115

Hutchinson, Kansas
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Saturday, October 2, 1971
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Chief Snorts at Passport Hassle CORPUS CHRISTI (AP)-An American Indian applying for his first passport here Thursday ran into complications when he couldn't produce proof he was born in the United States. "I think my birth records burned up in a fire on the Standing Rock Reservation — about 1885, I think," Chief William Red Fox, 101. years old, whose memoirs recently became a best seller, told a federal clerk. The chief said he couldn't un- derstand why he had to have a passport anyway. Didn't Need One "I didn't have to get one when I went to Europe with Buffalo Bill," he said. "We just got on the boat and went and then we came back." That was in 1004. "Will Rogers and I didn't have to have a passport when we went to South America, cither," he said. The chief is trying to get to London, where his "The Mem- oirs of Chief Red Fox" is being brought out in a new edition. lie plans to autograph books there, he said, and appear on British radio and TV. Autographs Postcards While his daughter-in-law, Mrs. Bertha Red Fox, talked with the clerks about Hie passport, the chief look lime out to autograph postcards for federal workers. He then popped a cigar into his mouth, and after making some comments about the "vitamin richness" of his na- tive weed and the unnecessary inconveniences instituted by late comers to the land, left the premises. No Trouble Seen Mrs. Carolyn Wright, chief deputy federal clerk here, said the office is contacting he Bureau of Indian Affairs for information on the chief's birth. She said she is sure there will be no difficulty in establishing his citizenship. The chief spends some of each year in' Corpus Christ!. A son lives here. Woes at Wellington Hospital Contract Illegal, Says Vern TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Ally. Gen. Vern Miller said Friday a .$,155 million contract for construction of St.. Luke's Hospital at Wellington, Kan., was illegal under law. the stale's cash basis But he said it appears certain the city would be faced witli li- ligalion if it refuses to pay the remaining balance due under the contract. And he said it is possible thai should the court agree with his position, Ihe cily might be required to pay the remaining balance. He pomlcd to language in a J94I Kansas Supreme Courl opinion, Hint the "budget and cash basis laws were never intended to permit funds to be received thereafter unds actually on hand in the .rcasury of such municipality ;it the lime for such purpose." Miller said $1.12 million in federal Hill-Burton hospital construction funds had been included in a compulation that $3.88 million was on hand for construction of the hospital at the time the contract was let. Not Received But the attorney general said the federal funds were anticipated and had not actually been received on the dale Ihe construction contract was executed. Had the city issued temporary notes or no-fund warrants ir cxpcctalion of Ihe f c d c r a a municipality to gain an unconscionable advantage by virtue of an illegal contract of its officers. Question Submitted Miller's opinion was in response to a question submitted by C. E. Russell, cily attorney for Wellington. Under the Kansas cash basis law, indebtedness created by a contract, such as for construction of the Wellington hospital, may not exceed "the amount of the amount of indebtedness so created would have been ex empt from the cash basis law Miller said. The attorney general said an other question in the case wa. whelhcr Ihc cash basis' law wa applicable lo Ihc affairs of Hi board of trustees of SI. Luke's Hospital, which executed the contract for the construction of the hospital. Miller said he had concluded the board constitutes a govern- ng body or board of the munic- palily williin Ihe meaning of he law. The governing body of the cily of Wellington atilhoit/cc ind directed issuance of $000,)00 in industrial revenue bond: 'or paying a portion of the cos of constructing and equipping ,he proposed hospital building I, also authorized execution o i lease of the land and building .0 be conslruclcd thereon ,hc c.ity lo SI. Luke's Hospita as a not-for-profit corporation. Weather is Still Crummy Chinese Sing, Dance Where's Mao? Chinese I about recent puzzling events in TOKYO (AP) danced and sang in Peking's parks Friday on National Day and shouted "long live Chairman Mao," a broadcast from Red China's capital reported. Mao, the center of speculation Without m i n c i n g words, Kansas weather remained crummy Friday. With the temperature in the 80s, high wind for Ihe second straight day kepi Ihe air filled with dust and loaves. Winds were as high as 45 miles an hour at Garden City, Wichita recorded 43 mph gusts and Dodge City 42. Russell had gusts up to 40 mph, Hutchinson's peak wind topped 35 mph. The third day in a row ol warm, windy weather is in ;loro for Ihe area Saturday. A front is headed this way from eastern Colorado. But officials of the National Weathei Service gave il lilllc chance o ews Hutchlnson News Saturday, Oct. 2, 1971 Page Part of IV. Carolina Flooded China, did not appear on Ibis !2nd anniversary of Ihc found- ng of his regime, allhough he was in Ihe spollighl at all pre-j vious national Day celebrations. Premier Chou En-lai and lesser officials wcnl lo Yi Ho 'ark and celebrated the day with "the revolutionary masses of the capital," Radio Peking said. Park Discussions Celebrations ranged from discussions in the parks of what Ihc Chinese had learned from the study of works of Mao, Marx and Lenin, to perform- (Hutchlnson Ncws-UPI Tolcpholo) ALL IN THE .1015 — The thought of eating your lunch on a steel beam 12 stories above eity traffic might make you cringe, but to this iron worker-at the new Sears Tower in downtown Chicago, it's strictly routine. Just From Newsmen arriving before noon Saturday Some moisture is expected to accompany the cool front While Wichita weather ofl'i cials didn't expect the rain t arrive unlil Saturday, heavy rain started falling shortly after 9 p.m. Friday in the Garden City area. The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for portions of north central Kansas and south central Nebraska. The threat of tornadoes was to exist in these areas until I a.m. Saturday. Isolated severe thunderstorms with large hail No Clamor is Made at Lyons Briefs He'd Give Amnesty LINCOLN, Neb. (AIM - Sen. 'icorge McGovern said Friday ;hat if he is elected president icxl. year, lie would grant "a general amnesty lo all those wrsons who went to jail or lo foreign countries on grounds ol conscience" in opposition to the Vietnam War. "The first thing I would do is lo end that war," he told a University of Nebraska audience, "and grant a general amnes- iy." 444 Bunche Retires UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. AP) — One of the leading U.N, figures, Ralph J. Bundle las been forced by failing lealth to retire after a qtiarlor- century of troubleshooting foi .lie world organisation. Delay Dole Dinner TOPKKA, Kan. (AIM - tin executive committee of Hi Kansas Republican Party do cided Friday lo postpone it $100 per plate fund-raising dii ner featuring Sen. Bob Dole, R Kan., unlil Dec. .'i. The dinner had been schec tiled for Topeka Municipal Ai dilorium Oct. 15. William Falstad said Hi postponement resulted from a unusual number of conflict with the Oct. IT) dale. Jail Woes Ease KANSAS CITY (AP) - In h campaign for more correctional officers at the Jackson County jail, Sheriff Kenneth Carncs has issued the results of a study lie said showed only five minor incidents at the jail dur- ng September when he installed rotind-lhc-clock surveillance. 44-4 New Clashes Erupt SAIGON (AP) — New clashes between police and anligovcrn- mcnl demonstrators broke out Friday evening in Saigon. Police fired volleys of tear gas into the headquarters of the militant An Quang Buddhist sect after fire boms were hurled into Ihe street in front ol n', Weakened Ginger Still Does Damage HELIIAVEN, N.C. (AP) Water flowed through homes, fields and businesses Friday in islern North Carolina as rain- .vollcn storm Ginger moved hind, losing strength but leav- ig widespread damage in her /ake. Rain and high tides from the term, which hit the coast with urricane-force winds Thursay, swelled the Pungo and 'amlico rivers and floodci I retches of highway up to five liles long. Soybean, pcanu nil corn fields in this farmiii)., irca were inundated. Not Kiiown It was not immcdialel; town how long Ihe field vould be flooded and what, th lamage to crops would be. Bu )r. Guy L. Jones exlensioi i, at North Carolina Stale University at Raleigh, es- imaled crop damage would amount lo several million dollars, Before the storm moved inland, properly damage in the /forehead City area alone was slimaled at nearly $1 million iy spokesman for the Insur- incc Information Institute. Furher estimates awaited reports rom flooded communities, ,omc of which were- without elcphone service. Worst Ilil But the worst-hit area appar- inlly was Bclhaven on Ihc Kinks of the Pungo where L widens to flow into the sound. At one point Thursday night .rapped In low-lying areas, still covering many streets and fields. At Washington, 30 miles cast t the tip of the wide mouth o£ the Pamllco River, water rose Into dozens, of riverside homes and into six businesses on the outskirts of town. Meanwhile, Ginger crept slowly northwestward near Raleigh. The U.S. Weather Service changed Its designation from a hurricane to a tro- water was more than four feetjpical storm during the night deep. When the river receded F r i d a y , water remained and demoted it to a tropical depression Friday morning. • LYONS — Lyons Mayor Robert Briscoe said Friday night there wavsn't any clamor from townspeople here in Ihe wake of a report lhal Ihe Lyons site ad been abandoned for a pro- oscd atomic waste repository. Briscoe said his only phone alls on the mailer came from iwsmen. "This stems from the fact .lial they've cried wolf so "1 ances by Mao Ihoughl-propa- * ganda teams, the radio said. Japanese correspondents New Suits on WSU Crash OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) New damage suits totaling $9.4 million have been filed by survivors of the Wichita Stale Uni- versily foolball coach and six olhers who died lasl year in plane crash. More lhan 30 persons, ii eluding several Wichita play ers, were killed in the crash on Oct. 2, 1970. The flight was en route to a game, and the twin engine aircraft crashed in Colorado canyon. Filing the suits Thursday ir federal court here were Arvc Smith, administralor of the c.< late of coach Ben Wilson an his wife; Dianne L. Reeves,! widow of team Irainer Thomas Reaves; Dorothy F. Harrison, mother of team member Marlon E. Harrison of Argonia, Kan.; Louis Charles Kimmel, adminislrator of Ihe eslale of Mallory William Kimmel, a player from St. Genevicve, Mo.; and Tommie Grooms, conservator of survivors of Wichita banker John W. Grooms and his wife Etta Mae. The suits named defendants Jack Richards Aircraft Co., Golden Eagle Aviation Co,, Inc., Fairchild-Hillcr Corp., Martin-Marietta Corp., Ronald in eking agreed Ihe capilal was n holiday mood. A corre?<pond- nt for Kyodo News Service and locally damaging winds arc also forecast. The grcatcsl threat of tornadoes and severe thunders- terms was in an area along am 70 miles either side of a line aid "Ihe Chinese appeared lo'| from Grand Island, Neb., lo . ... _ ,•--i. _ • ., ,,. ~ . mm ritv v» n c in a festive spirit as the Ocl. Hin Nalional Day celebrations ere held in Peking and other major cities." Quite Different Bui il was quite different rom previous Nalional Day iclcbrations of Ihc Communist Firm to Fix Pool Dome conquest of the mainland in 1949, There was no massive parade watched by Mao and other leaders in Tien An Men Square, no extravaganza of fireworks, no glittering banquet for vis- iling dignitaries. Man Killed Near Sterling STERLING — A 58-year-o 1 d Harden Cily man was killed Friday night in a one - car accident near here in Reno County. G. Skipper and Neavada, Inc. CARGO of many limes that we don't jump said. any more," Briscoe the pagoda. Wells Denies New Report He'll Reskn WASHINGTON Robert Wells, Garden City native and 'edcral Communications com- nissionor, Friday night shrugged off a wire service report Asked if he would blame project opponent U.S. Rep. Joe Skubit/, R-Kan., if Lyons were abandoned, Briscoe said the decision would be rejected because of "good logical reasons "or not doing it here. But I do think his objections will cause t many more hundreds of ihousands of dollars lo do the same job." Briscou said he had not been in touch with Atomic Energy Commission officials Friday. Bui lie acknowledged lhal Ihc Lyons projecl may be in trouble. "I think "it's possible lhal there may be an area close lo here that would be satisfactory," Briscoe said. "I think tlie Carey mine itself may carry loo many objections to be the Bomb Alert Told (C) 1971 N.Y, Times Mows Sorvlco BEIRUT, Lebanon - Myslcri ous happenings in Cairo cloaked by an Egyptian informalioi blackout, have been related hert by travelers from the Egypliar capital. A bomb alert was said to b< in force in the city as a result o the discovery of explosive dc vices in the headquarters of Hi Ministry of Information an elsewhere, including a shop i a districl inhabited by Russian* HESSTON - The Salina sup )licr of the inflatable bubbl vcr the community swimmin )ool here has agreed to repai he structure at its cost. The dome ripped Thursday a Lernoon in the face of stead 40 mph winds. The mishap oc currcd Ihe day before the month- old project was to receive its final inspection. Officials who met here Friday speculated that the rip resulted from a flaw in the material which consists of woven nylon with plastic laminated to both sides. Charsje Two in :hat he will resign in Novem- 3cr to devote more time to assessing his chances in the Kansas Republican gubernatorial race. The- wire service story quoted "close associates." Wells told The News from his Washington home, "It's a rehash of the same old story." actual site." Woman Delected Too (C) 1971 N.Y. Tlmss News Sorvlco LONDON — A Soviet woma official defected to Britain Sponsors Treasure Hunt \ Louisiana Station; 'Helping' Russell j RUSSELL — A radio station at New Orleans, La., of njl places, is sponsoring a Russell treasure hunt. i A talk show on WWL, clear channel station with reception in the Midwest, features unusual or amusing events. : • The station apparently found it amusing when It Ictirn- cd that Russell civic leaders can't find a time capsule hurled here It) yours ago. I So WWL is offering a $25 reward to the person who finds the lime capsule. : Mayor Roger Williams said officials full of Prairicsta JOP centennial spirit last summer recalled Ihe time capsule but- led in conjunction with the I1HU Prairicsla. • : Nobody Can Remember . : : But nobody could remember where the capsule was buried —even the notables in a photograph who are shown examining Ihe capsule before it was planted, Ilcltfe T. Hanson Hansen Goes To Security Hclgc T. Hansen, vice presi- Icnt of Goffo and Carkener Inc., las resigned effective Nov. I to jeeoine a vice president of Se- lurily Elevator Co. Hansen has been with Gofl'e & Carkener, a grain and slock )rokeragc house, since; 1926 .vlien he arrived here from Den- nark. He has been manager of the Hulchinson office in the Wicy Building since 1932. Charles W. Summers, president of Security Elevator, said llanscn will be in charge of the firm's grain brokerage and commission business. Security Elevator operates n terminal in Hulchinson and has 10 country elevators located in southcenlral and Southwest Kansas. Free ol' Cholera TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas received a certificate Friday from the animal health division of the U.S. Department erot Has Kansas Link TOPEKA - A House government operations subcommittee in Washington is probing t h e extensive involvement of Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot In the federal Medicare program. Perot's computer firm has collected some $37 million for handling data processing work on Medicare claims in nine .states, Including Kansas. The Washington hearings arc focusing on possible conflict of interest in the awarding of contracts to the Perot firm —Electronic Data Systems Cor. (EDS) — and on the firm's refusal lo permit Ihe government lo audit its books and on the reasonableness of payments lo the company. The Kansas Highway Patro identified the victim as Virgi D. Hambleton. The car he was driving left the roadway at th beginning of a curve on Rattle snake Road three miles south o Sterling near K96. The accident occurred about 8:15 p.m. The car rolled over one time, Highway Patrol and Reno County sheriff's officers investigated the mishap. Late Friday night, Rice County sheriff's officers were investigating an accident four miles north of Sterling, Death of Boy SALINA - Mrs. Joy Boardman and Kevin Hall, both for merly of South Hulchinson were arraigned on charges of voluntary manslaughter in Sa line County Magistrate Cour here Friday morning. The charges against the cou pic grew out of the death Sat urday of Mrs. Boardman's son two-year-old Edward M. Bian ucci Jr, There had been reports last ummer that Wells would quit is FCC post, return to Kanas and analyze his prospects s a candidate. 'There's still nothing dcf- nitc," Wells said Friday. "The lory's common knowledge :iat I've been thinking about t." The wire service story also ;aid that Wells has talked with Miite House officials and has •eceivcd a blessing but not an GP Stood for 'Good People' NESS CITY - The "GP" on the drive-in theater marquee one night this week stood for "Good People" instead of "General Public," Paul Rickel'ls, manager of Ihe Star Drive In here, entertained theater managers and concession people from Western Kansas with a pork barbecue dinner at the drive-in. He put up a sign thai said: "Welcome Theatre People and Popcorn and Pi//.a Peddlers- Rated Good People,'" This Horse is A Backbiter LARNED - A 23-month-old office disclosed Friday. The 31-year-old woman, Mrs. Irina Teplyakova, was a member — as was Lyalin —of Ihe Soviel trade delegation. The blonde Russian woman had served for a time as LyaJin's secretary, but officials here were unsure if she held the job at the time of her defection. og cholera free slate. John Ivan, administrative as- sistanl to Gov. Robert Docking, accepted the certificate on behalf of the governor, who was in Wichita. A state must go one year without a case of hog cholera in order to bo classed a hog cholera free state. In Kansas, the firm has been paid about $1.3 million since November of 19(18 when It became a subcontractor for Blue Cross and Blue Shield, which handles Medicare hilling in the Hlalc. Currently the firm is paid about $46,000 a month lo handle private business for Blue Cross and Blue Shield, about $44,000 a month for its billing system for Blue Cross - Blue Shield and about $47,000 a month for its Medicare work, A Blue Cross spokesman said the firm works in the Blue Cross plant in Topeka but that it is strictly on a subcontract basis. EDS has been called one of the wonders of the business world. Perot started it onj a shoestring in 19(12, at the ag4 of 32, and built il, Into a multl-ijiil- lion-dollar giant of the com|)uU cr servicing business. ; • Nixon Backer : A strong supporter of President Nixon, Porot catapulalcd into the news when he chartered an airplane to fly medical supplies and food to American, prisoners of war in North Vietnam. His effort was spurned* by the North Vietnamese. [ Perot, a trustee of the Nixon Presidential Library Board, has been in Kansas several times to check the EDS operation h^rc, a Blue Cross spokesman sjjid. i Senate Oka^s School Lunch Aid Increase Were Given 'Up as Dead endorsement for t h c Statehouse. Haven't Asked "I haven't asked anybody," Wolls said. "When you're still on the commission, you don't go around asking people." While Wells indicated boredom about the "rehash," he grew excited when informed Garden City upset Dodge City in high school football. "Is that right?" he said. "That's a big deal." girl was bitten on the back Thursday evening by a horse as she crawled under a fence. Barbara Bonham, daughter of Mr, and Mrs. Thomas Bonham, Lamed, was admitted to St. Joseph Memorial Hospital here, According lo a hospital spokesman, the girl, who received minor skin contusions, is being checked for any complications that might arise from the animal's bite. Dogs Trapped in Cave-in Survive 10 Days at Burdett BURDETT — Three coon dogs, given up as dead for nearly 10 days, were discovered alive Thursday night when they were unburied. The dogs - plus-one that didn't survive the ordeal — had been trapped since Sept. '20 when they followed a racoon into a beaver hole in a bank along the Pawnee River near here. Hunlclt •Hutcliins Merle Sloan, Lewis; Joe Purr, M.ucks- vllle; and Art Crisp, Burdcll, were hunt- Ing that night. Crisp said Friday the dogs' barking muni have caused the cave-in. The men went home and thought they had only their memories of the dogs left. But Thursday, Harvey Rine, Kinsley, heard about the incident and got in touch with Crisp, llinc said dogs can live underground eight to 12 days if they're in good shape. Crisp led Rinc to the river bank where the dogs were found. Uncovers Nose As Rine dug ho uncovered a nose first and could hear the dogs snoring, Although the dogs lost weight they were in good enough shape tlxal Ihey could jump inlo the back of a pickup truck, Crisp said, Coon Eaten? There Is one theory thai the racoon dug its way out and escaped. But Crisp also raised the possibility that the dogs caught the coon and used It for their sole nourishment for the estimated 23(5 hours they were underground. WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate voted 75 to 5 Fridayj to direct the Nixon administration to increase federal payment^ to the stales for free arid reduded- prlcc school lunches for needy youngsters. It sent on to the House ^'resolution thai would in effect increase the federal payment per lunch from .'15 cents to 46 cents. Sen. Herman E. Talmadge, D- Ga., said it would relieve "chaos, consternation and confusion in school lunch programa across the country." ' ;| Some senior members of;'the Appropriations Committee c,hal- lengcd the method being used lo provide the extra funds, saying they were planning a 'supplemental money bill in ;a ifew weeks to take care of the situation. ; , - 4 Must Act 'Now'; J j But Talmadge, chalrrciaiij of the Agrlculluro Committ<Se ;iand sponsor of the resolution, stressed the need to act ;now before the school year is toqifar advanced. ' $ "When you're hungry,, you're hungry," said Sen. Warreii: G. Magnuson, D-Wash. "You can't wait until some bureaucrat sends letters back and forth.;" A similar resolution has been introduced In the House ana la . awaiting action In th0 ; .Edj|ca- tlon and Labor Commlttijie.!! Talmadge said the resbli^lon was needed because August regulations set by the Depart" ment of Agriculture for':;the school lunch program, afoiiiod at meeting the requirement Hhat every needy child be feo^yf 6 ™ completely Inadequate.

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