The Hutchinson News from Hutchinson, Kansas on October 8, 1971 · Page 36
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Red Plug-in Lights For Unmarked Cars Sheriff Charles Heidebrecht i In each case, the defendant said Thursday he plans to pur-1 testified he was frightened into chase three portable red spot- j committing the violation, be lights for use by officers in unmarked cars for traffic arrests "I don't want them (officers in unmarked cars) working traffic per se, but if they're en route to an assignment and see a violation, particularly a flagrant violation, I see no reason why they shouldn't go ahead and issue a ticket," he said. Heidebrecht sought authorization from the county commission to purchase the spotlights after two speeding cases came to trial in which the arresting officer was in an unmarked car. cause he did not know his pursuer was a law enforcement officer. Heidebrecht said the spotlight will be similar, except for color, to the ones now used by officers to check buildings at night. The officer holds the light out the window after plugging it in to the cigarette lighter. In the case of a traffic offeree, the officer would focus the light on the violation car. Of course, if the car fails to stop, the officer wouldn't be able to kep the light out the window in a chase, said Heidebrecht. But at least the officer would be able to testify that he used a red light if the case went to court. Heidebrecht said he assumes most violators will stop for a red light, even though it won't be placed on top of the car. Unusual Occurrence "It's an unusual occurrence for an officer in an unmarked unit to make a traffic arrest, but it does happen," he said. "An officer just can't turn his head on a flagrant violation. It would kind of be over-specializ ing if he did that." Car Flies Through Air Chase Ends in Hospital Carroll D. Warrick, 30, 2927 East 4th, crashed at Clipper's Comer in a Cadillac early Thursday morning and landed in a North Hospital bed. Hutchinson Police first observed Warrick speeding in north Hutchinson and a car was assigned to intercept it in the south part of town. Sgt. Neal Shank, of the sheriff's department, had stopped to give assistance to- anotber officer at 8th and Main in South Hutchinson when he said he heard a "whoosh," saw the car driven by Warrick come over the Woodie Seat Freeway and clip a McVay's wrecker. Shank, who had just started to get out of his car, gave Blanchard Warrick turned off his lights and Shank lost sight of him. The officer continued to a point one mile south of the US-50 overpass before giving up pursuit. It wasn't until then that he realized police were also chasing the car. By the time he got back to South Hutchinson, Shank received word from the dis patcher that the car had crashed and the driver was lying in Mrs. Myrtle Cropper's yard. Shank said Warrick traveled more than four miles with his lights out. Shank had followed him at 100 miles per hour and "was not catching up with him." At Crupper's Corner Warrick's car traveled 630 feet on the island in the highway, still chase but said that near without lights on, according to a Dillon Venture Self-Service Gas Plan Is Explained A revision in the State Fire Marshal's regulations will allow the Kwik Shop division of Dillon Companies, Inc., to sell gasoline on a self-service basis. Under the new regulations, companies will be allowed to sell gasoline dispensed by a customer if there is an attendant on the premises watching the operation. The Kwik Shop operation will consist of pumps on the Kwik Shop premises in view of the store's operator or employes. The customer driving up to the pumps will be in contact with the employe through a remote sneaker system. If the customer is smoking or leaves his motor running the employe will not activate the pumps until the motor is shut off or the cigarette put out. The customer will dispense the gasoline, the dollar and cents value of the fuel being indicated on a control console in the store. The customer will then go in the store and pay for the gasoline. "We feel that some of our regulations actually make the selling of fuel safer than an em- gas the employe fs instructed to stop the flow of gasoline. "And in case of a major gas oline 'spill' or some other emer. gency, there is a console button which will stop the pump motors and shut off all electricity in the area of the pumps." Baldwin said that two Kansas Kwik Shops, one in Wichita and one in Dodge City, have installed the gasoline dispensing service. "The number of Kwik Shops that will provide the service is undetermined," Baldwin said. "Some of our land deeds will prevent the selling of gasoline, some places we may run into zoning problems, and the State of Iowa prohibits the self-dispensing of gasoline under any circumstances." Baldwin said he expected most Kwik Shops, either Dillon- owned or franchised, which will be able to sell the gasoline will establish the self-service centers. The gasoline is from an independent refinery and is marketed under the name Kwik Pow- sold in regular and premium witness. Then it went off the right side of the road and into the ditch, knocking down two signs. The car then skidded across the highway, entered the driveway between the Crupper businesses and became airborne. It traveled 47 feet through the air before hitting a tree at a point 10 feet above the ground and landing 27 feet on the other side of the tree. The tree was broken off at the ground and at the point of impact. Shank said the car "completely disintegrated," with pieces of it being found 147 feet from the tree—the battery hit a building and flew apart, the transmission was found in Crupper's yard. Warrick was taken to North Hospital by ambulance with a severely dislocated knee, a broken finger, lacerations, fric tion burns and bruises, but was reported in satisfactory condition Thursday evening. Russell Grain Firm Expands Operations RUSSELL — A Russell grain j firm has expanded its operations, purchasing t h e Gorham and Balta elevators from the Evans Grain Company in Salina. Don E. Pratt, Hays, owner of Russell Grain ' Company, who had earlier ihis year purchased the Norris Grain Co. in Russell, announced the acquisitions. Adam Knoll, manager of the Gorham and Balta elevators will be retained as manager. One elevator is located two miles west of Russell and two are at Gorham. Pratt was in Russell Tuesday to open operation of a new continuous flow dryer. The $22 ,000 unit has a 750-bushel-an-hour capacity. He said t h e new operation I would be a great asset to area farmers because it will solve | their wet grain problem. Pratt said the newly acquired elevators would be operated j similarly to the Norris Grain Co., and would boost the firm's [ storage capacity. Raids Work Vern Thinks KANSAS CITY (AP) - Kansas Atty. Gen. Vern Miller says he believes drug raids he has led in the Lawrence, Kan., area have severely restricted the flow of drugs in that college community. "We are finding that it really wasn't students so much who were selling drugs," Miller said Wednesday in a 45-minute interview with five students from the Shawnee Mission school dis trict in suburban Johnson County, Kan. "It's much more difficult for our agents to buy drugs now. When we first went in there, pushers would come up and solicit sales. Things now are very tight," he said. Miller discussed a variety of subjects, but his questioners put much of the emphasis on the subject of drugs. The attorney general declined to give personal opinions on several state laws, but, when pressed on the subject of marijuana, said he was opposed to its legalization. The interview, which was taped for showing throughout the school district, was the brainchild of Ron Poplau, a sociology and American govern- J ment teacher. Poplau said his students had shown an increased interest in local politics since the voting age was lowered to 18. "They seemed to have a negative opinion of Mr. Miller, so we decided to invite him down so the students could get a first-hand view," Poplau said. Rocky Asks Probe (C) 1971 N.Y. Times News Servics NEW YORK — Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller has formally requested U.S. Attorney General John Mitchell to have the Civil Rights Division of the Justice Department investigate allegations by inmates of the Attica correctional facility that "their rights have been violated." Say Nixon Friend Got Good Treatment GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (AP) — Charles G. "Bebe" Rebozo, President Nixon's close friend, received favorable treatment when the federal government bought Florida land from him in 1969, the Long Island newspaper Newsday reports. The newspaper said Wednesday that Rebozo got a price closer to the appraised value than other sellers got for similar land on one case and in another case received $8,600 more than the appraised value. Shift on Limit (C) 1971 Washington Star WASHINGTON — The House Commerce Committee reversed itself Wednesday and approved a campaign spending bill that would set a 10-cent-a-voter ceiling on advertising, with only half that sum available for television. Arkansas Fair Booths Raided LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) Nine men were arrested Wednesday night as Pulaski County officials raided booths at the state fair. The nine were charged with keeping a gambling house. Taken in the raid were more than $2,000 in cash, several gaming devices, a case and a half of untaxed Canadian whisky, more than 100 teddy bears and an undetermined number of stuffed gold donkeys with black ears. The arrests were made after Deputy Pros. Atty. John Butt and Clarence Cash, an investigator in the prosecutor's office, played the afternoon. games Wednesday DENNIS THE MENACE o 'No! 1 WNt WAMA HEAR ANY MORB A8O0T THAT tXiMg GIRL WHO CAN'T Itll m FROM A HOLF/' CONVERT Your Old Tired Refrigerator From the Summer Heat to a NEW CONVERTIBLE AMANA® In Fall Colors of Crisp White, Avocado or Fall Gold And Get the Windfall of a.. FREE ICE MAKER / Iff! NOW! Ctna Refrigerator with New CONVERTIBLE Features You Expect on Far Costlier Units! er ploye operated pump," said grades. Baldwin said the gaso- John Baldwin of the Kwik Shop line probably would be priced division. 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This would give the player the number of points he had earned. The player then would be told if he totaled a certain number of points he would win a prize and some money. Cash said at one time Wednesday afternoon he was playing $32 to win $640. He said he lost. Charged were Ronald Goldstein, 26, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; James Mynes, 27, of Belle Mead, N.J.: Bernard Mallins, 43, of Miami Beach, Fla.; Walter Meredith, 37, of Tampa, Fla.; Johnnie Giaportone, 58, of Miami; Sam Boatman, 40, of Mission, Kan.; Willy Morris Bone, 41, of Mobile, Ala.; Cyril F. Nice Jr., 41, of Bradenton, Fla., and William Earle Pitts, 27, of Riverview, Fla. Hutchinson News Page 14 Study Possible Miller Recall LAWRENCE - The Collegiate Young Democrats at the University of Kansas have appointed a special committee to investigate the possibility of holding a special recall election aimed at getting Attorney General Vern Miller out of office. 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