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Traffic Deaths To Date 72 71 South Dakota 18 20 Sioux Falls 0 1 Sioux Falls BAB In Today's Paper .j Editorials 4 Want Ads 41-43 Heloise 5 SpOrts 25-28 Billy Graham 29 TV, Movies 31 Ann Landers 32 Dr. Van Dellen S Markets 38, 39 Women 15-17 i See Weather Scope, page 2- 4 . A Newspaper for the Home 52 PAGES ickic DAILY AND SUNDAY SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1972 TELEPHONE 336-1130 10 CENTS ! . Bib ARGUS Chaos Plan Falls Short In Ireland BELFAST ( APV D-for-Dis ruption Day,- a 24-hour campaign' toy civil rights leaders to bring civic chaos to Northern Ireland- brought no extraor dinarv violence Wednesdav. The British army was alerted for attacks by the Irish Re publican Army and police leaves were canceled. At Newry, scene of the massive march in silence .Sunday, the main Belfast-Dublin road was blocked by barricades. Automobiles were set afire in Coalis and in County Tyrone. In Belfast and Londonderry, promised protests on a mass scale did not materialize. Most shops, schools and factories in Northern Ireland's two major cities opened normally. , "It is an absolute disaster at the moment," Londonderry civil rights leader Michael Havord said. ".' ; , ' The Day of Disruption was called by the" mainly Roman Catholic Civil Rights Association to protest Northern Ireland's policy of interning suspected gunmen without trial. Both the government and s& curity forces had braced for huge Catholic support of the Civil Rights Association's campaign which was aimed at closing factories and schools, jamming telephone communications and blocking roads. By noon, however, the telephone network was working almost normally and a few roads near Londonderry and border with the Irish republic, which had been blocked by felled trees and telegraph poles overnight, had been cleared by the army. In Belfast, the only outward sign ' of protest was a march through the city center by 500 school children chanting. "Free the internees!" Many Catholic businesses and schools opened as usual in Londonderry where the campaign was expected to be strongest. No one turned up at a meeting called by the Civil Rights Association in the town's fiercely republican Creggan Estate. Havord blamed. the confused situation in Londonderry on an order from opposition legislator John Hume on Tuesday night that people should work normally. There was ' shooting and bombing during the night, but no more than usual. Mitchell Man Dies In Crash MITCHELL, S.D. AP) A Mitchell resident died in a one-car accident near here Tuesday, authorities reported. The victim as identified as Robert D. Huston, 54. The accident occurred on S. D. 37 about three miles north of Mitchell at 10:30 a.m. The fatality was the 18th on South Dakota roads in 1972, compared with 20 at this time a year ago. ' Tom Reardon Enters Race For Senate Nomination ' By 'THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Tom Reardon made his formal entry Wednesday as a candidate for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate. The 57-year-old Sioux Falls businessman said be had visited every county in the state before deciding whether to carry .through on the suggestion of friends that he bid for the post now held by Sen. Karl Mundt, R-S.D. "I found farmers concerned with the plight of rural Ameri-' ca, older citizens rocked by inflation, small 'businessmen worried about main street, youth unease about war, pollution, and getting a job, housewives finding difficulty making ends meet, but all interested in helping find hew leadership to represent South Dakota in Washing- tt.m mm Tom Reardon 4'- Mi f : - m ,' . . .; - ':.--,' '''Vi 4 - 'S v j Heavy Retaliatory Strikes On North Vietnam Loom If All-Out Attack Launched SAIGON (API The U.S. Command abruptly recalled the aircraft carrier Constellation to the Tonkin Gulf Wednesdav. raising the strong possibility of intensive retaliatory air strikes on North Vietnam should the Communist command launch an all-out offensive, informants said. The 76,000-ton carrier cut short a port leave in Hong Kong as the North Vietnamese and Viet Cong made a! out 50 attacks across South Vietnam Wednesday and Tuesday including the heaviest rocket assault on the Da Nang area in V4 years. Although manv of the attacks were small scale, it was the largest number in more than four -months, and it appeared to mark the start of a pre-let highpoint of activity. The U.S. Command -said at-' tacks on American forces also intensifed overnight and at least 13 Americans were wounded. ' , " Cftmmnniaues and incomplete field reports listed at least 37 South Vietnamese Kiuea a m umnnded. The Saigon com- MnimpA 147 North Viet- namese and Viet Cong killed and 22 captured. In San Diego, Lam., me Navy canceled leaves for crew men of the carrier R.iuyuaw., and the men speculated they wniiiH return to the Tonkin iiuu sooner than planned. Sailing had been scheduled for the ena of March. Tnfrrmant said the con stellation would join the carriers Coral Sea and Hancock in h. Tnntin Gulf, forming a 225- plane strike force to attack sup ply depots ana ower installations in North Vietnam should the Communist com mand launch the major otien-sive that U.S. officials have i - nari;Hno fnr this month. The United States has about 125 'more fighter-bombers at u iNang and at bases in Thailand. The sudden return ot tne constellation was also considered a show of strength to back Presi-wivnn-Q reDeated assur- ances that he will protect the remaining American troops in Vietnam. TtesDite the surge in activity, the South Vietnamese Foreign Ministrv issued a communique saying allied forces would ob serve a 24-hour cease-ore De-ginning at 6 p.m. Saigon time next Monday for the Tet festi val of the lunar new year. Sources said, however, that allied troops would remain on heightened alert and South Vietnamese leaves would De limited. . The cease-fire applies only to South Vietnam. The Viet Cone announced last December they would observe 96-hour cease-fire for Tet be ginning at 1 a.m. Saigon time Monday. In the past, all such limited cease-fires have been violated. Most nf Wednesday's war acti vity centered in the northern and central coastal regions and ton." Reardon said. "I run aaainst no man but for the people of South Dakota," ne said. He invited voters to send him suggestions and said he would like to meet voters "not to give a speech, but rather to hear your thoughts." "I have been in business far too long to be fooled by the proposition all problems can be solved bv one man. he said "The ingredient for success in business or government, as I see it,-is a team effort of peo ple and leaders." Reardon. making his maiden effort into politics, said: "If a political campaign is only to re ward a DOlitician for past par ticipation, I have misread the thinking of Americans." Reardon. born May 1. 1914, is a native of Sioux Falls and a graduate of the University of Notre Dame. He is a former partner and the present director of Dakon-Dakota Iron Company and is chairman of the board of directors of Western Bank of Sioux Falls. He served in the Navy in the South Pacific in World War II. He was the first representa tive from South Dakota on the 12-member federal advisory council of the Federal Reserve Board. He is a member of numer ous organizations and has been active in Sioux Falls civic af fairs. He and his wife, Mary Jane, have five children. the, central highlands, where U.S. officials have been predict ing a major enemy offensive. .The . two heaviest attacks were against the U.S. air base at Da Nang and the adjoining city, South Vietnam's second largest, and a South Vietnamese firebase" near An Khe on the edge of the central highlands, 275 miles, north of Sai gon. The allied commands said three South Vietnamese civilians were killed and six civilians, one Vietnamese soldier and 10 American servicemen were wounded when .25 100-pound rockets slammed into the base and city shortly after mid night. Two more rockets were fired at a U.S. Army post five miles west of Da Nang, and another 14 were fired into an artillery base of the U.S. 196th Infantry Brigade 12 miles southwest of Da Nang. The U.S. Commnad said neither of these attacks caused casualties' or damage, Kneip Hopeful Of Tax Bill's Reconsideration PIERRE (AP) Gov. Rich ard Kneip said Wednesday he still was hopeful his proposed $50 million personal and corporate income tax would be reconsidered by the state House of Representatives, which killed the measure the day before. But Kneip told a news con ference he was proud of the House for discussing the bill for three hours and for making sev eral amendments before the fi nal vote. Kneip said he thought his pre sence before a joint session of the House and Senate last week had a great impact on the legislature. . He said his -main point in the speech had been that the legislature should shoulder its responsibilities and act one way or the other on the tax question. Kneip said he was . pleased with House action to strike a section added to the Dill by the Senate which called for a man datory referral of the tax to the people. "And I was especially pleased to see them (House members) add the wage earners' deduc tion," Kneip said. The governor said he was also pleased with Senate action Tuesday which would bring the budgets of the Highway Depart ment and the Game, Fish and Parks Department under legislative scrutiny.' But he hedged when asked if he supported legislative action to give 18-year-old virtually all the rights of adults except the right to drink. "I agree with the legislature's right to decide that question," he said. ft Sioux Falls Without Power For 34 Minutes Electrical power was out in about one-third of the city of sioux Falls for 34 minutes Tues day night. According to a spokesman at Northern States Power Co., one of the insulators at a sub-station failed and due to the failure, with causes unknown, the substation was knocked out. The power shortage occurred at 11:09 p.m., with power re stored at 11:43 p.m. ' The shortage involved a good share of the downtown area, part of the northern section and a good share of the eastern section of Sioux Falls, the spokesman said. . , The outage included the- city's key facilities including some of the water wells, the water treatment ' plant, wastewater treatment ' plant, airport, City Hall and street lighting. The city receives Bureau of Reclamation power which enters the NSP system near Bran don where it is wheeled into Sioux Falls.-Both KSOO-TV and KELO- TV and most if not all radio stations were out of service for a period of time. An Ozark Air Lines plane had landed at. Joe Foss Field and was taxiing to the terminal when the field's lighting wtnt out. A Western Air Lines plane en route to Minneapolis, by passed Sioux Falls because of the lack of landing lights. City Power Plant employes were being mobilized to acti vate standby generators when power was restored. At City Hall, an emergency generator became operational so that fire and police commu nications could be utilized. U In By TERRY WCSTER Associated Press Writer PIERRE (AP) The South Dakota House of Representative made it three-for-three Tuesday evening, killing a proposed state income tax bill 34-41. The House voted down an other proposed state income tax bill twice h the 1971 session. The bill, , offered . by Gov. Richard Kneip's , Council for Tax Decision, was similar to the measure introduced a year ago and would have raised some $50 million in revenue from a personal and corporate state income tax. After the vote was announced Tuesday, evening, Rep. Larry Piersol, D-Sioux Falls, . changed his vote to permit reconsideration of the bill. The House then Nixon Claims Peace Breakthroughs, Half -Dozen 'Sharp Disappointments' WASHLNGTON (AP) Pres ident Nixon issued a lengthy foreign-policy report Wednes day claiming dramatic 1971 breakthroughs toward his gen- eration-of-peace goal, but acknowledging . a half - dozen "sharp disappointments." The President also used his annual "State of the World" message to Congress this elec tion year to urge public support for his handling of pressing foreign-affairs problems ahead. Saying the diplomatic policies of the past year will be- a springboard for the future, Nix on indicated historic agreement on a first step in curbing the U . S .-Soviet nuclear-missiles race will be reached about the time he visits Moscow in May. At the same time, the Presi dent coupled avowed hopes of improving U.S.-Soviet relations with serious questioning of the "esroansionist implications" of current Eussian diplomatic and arms policies. Nixon" 94,000-word account of global affairs portrayed' 1971 as a. "watershed year" for his administration's long-term peace efforts. Sf udenf s Lift Injuncii ion On Highway 50 VERMILLION, S. (AP) - The Student Senate at the University of South Dakota . has voted to lift its injunction on widening of S.D. 50 through the USD campus here. The 29 to 8 vote Tuesday means the students will accept the. compromise proposal offered by the South Dakota Highway Commission at a re cent meeting in Pierre. The commission had offered to make the highway two lanes through campus, instead of four, to install additional traffic signals and impose a lower speed limit. Under the' compromise ac cepted by the students, the by pass around Vermillion will be made four lanes. ' A motion will now toe made by the students before U.S. District Court Judge Fred Nichol to dismiss the class action suit and allow construction to proceed. Carv Thompson To Seek Nomination For Governor FAITH. S.D. (AP) Carv Thompson of Faith Wednesday announced his candidacy lor tne Republican nomination for gov ernor. Thompson, 39, a member of the South Dakota House of Ke-presentatives, said: "I am not a professional po litician, but a citizen wim a strong belief in the future oi this great state and the Republican party." He cited his lifelong residen cy in the state and said: "My four years experience in the state Legislature have given me insight to many of the problems facing South Dakota." He said he would present nis views on major issues auruig the campaign. Thompson said: "This year will be the survival test for the Republican party in South Da kota." "The nartv." he said, "must nominate a new team of can didates that will offer fresh Kills voted to suspend the rules so that the reconsideration, . and consideration of seven other measures could take place Wednesday. Without the suspension of the rules. Tuesday would have been the final day for passage of bills. Eight of the 45 House IRe- publicans voted in favor of the income tax bill, while four of the Democrat representatives opposed it. ReD. James Kesling. R-Tim- ber Lake, called the proposal a giant conceptual step. "This bill isn't perfect." He said, "but it will provide a skeleton for future legislatures to build on. And it will give the governor a chance to prove tax reform for the people." Rep. Joe 3arnett, R-Aber- The President mentioned his forthcoming visits to Peking and Moscow, new economic relationships with European al lies and Japan, and ".creation of a new environment for the world's monetary and trade activities." Nixon also: Said his Peking journey starting next week will not resolve quickly deep U.S.-Chinese differences but will end "a sterile and barren interlude . . . be-twen Jwo great peoples" and "will represent a necessary and giant step toward the creation of a stable structure of world peace." Reported his greatest dis appointment in 1971 was failure to negotiate an end to the Vietnam war. He said an agreement can he reached ''whenever Hanoi distinguishes between a settlement and a , surrender." , ' -jDef ended his policy in-the Indian-Pakistani war as not biased against India but reflec ting an effort to stop a conflict potentially endangering world peace. 1 , He also held the door open for revival of U.S.4ndian Congress Seeks Dock Strike Solution Despite Tentative Contract Agreement WASHINGTON (AP) Con gress is moving ahead with its r - 1 C A .1 own solution lor me fi-uaj West Coast dock strike despite tentative agreement on a new contract by negotiators for longshoremen and shippers. Concern in Washington that the agreement might not be ratified by v the dock workers caused the Senate to push through a strike-ending diu Tuesday and the House to schedule action on one weanes- day. The Senate bill, adopted 79 to 3, provides for an immediate end to the striKe ana tne sun-mission of many unresolved issues to a three-member panel empowered to settle them by hindin? arbitration witnra w days. There could be no strikes or lockouts for 18 months. The vote camp after the an nouncement in San Francisco of the tentative bargaining agreement. A union committee is to meet Saturday to set a date for the ratification vote and determine whether the 13.- Iddeas added enthusiasm, and campaign energetically ana win." . A native of Faith, Thompson was graduated from South Da wnta State Universitv in 1954 and is a registered pharmacist. He owns drug stores m Faith, McLaughlin and Deadwood. He has had a daily radio pro gram for seven years, and serv ed two years in the Army. He was named to the state Board of Pharmacy in 1963, and has been a delegate to the state Republican convention. He is president of the South Dakota Association of Fairs and celebrations and he is a di rector of Dakota National Life Insurance Co. and the Federal Investment Corporation. Thompson is married and has three children and will operate his state campaign office out of Pierre. Thompson previously armoun ced his intentions to formally enter the governor race on Jan 24. deen, said, "this is more than a concept. It is a 48-page, $50 million load on the taxpayers of the state. "The bill is extravagant, it is complex in administration, discriminatory to the wage earners and most of all misleading in its claims of tax relief and- reform. It superim poses a new tax over the old and inadequate tax system. I object to it because it is unacceptable to the people." Rep. Simon Chance, R-Scot-land, said, "we've passed in the last two weeks bills subsidizing rainmakers and airports. I don't ever intend to vote for anything that puts one dime more in the general fund. We don't seem to get anyone into office who can control spending. friendship and future American recognition of Bangladesh. Portrayed- 'his emergency dollar-and-trade moves of last August as having "put behind us the imminent danger that conflicting economic interests would lead to the unraveling of free-world cohesion. "It is beyond dispute that we have made signal progress," Nixon said in his 236-page report. "For too long, American policy consisted of reacting to events," he said. "Today the United States is once again acting with assurance and purpose on the world stage. .... "We know where we are go ing. We are" moving with his tory, and moving . history ourselves." Under the heading of unfin ished business, Nixon listed as pressing problems he Keed for greater TJ.S.-Soviet accom modation and self-restraint a better relationship with China, disarmament. more-effective aid to poor countries, trade and monetary reform, and improv ing the United Nations. Besides listing ''the fauure oi 000 men on strike will return to work in the meantime. The fact that the strike will continue at least until Satur McGovern Seeks Better Health WASHINGTON (AP) Sen. George McGovern, D-S.D., to day said the federal govern ment should pay for better am bulance service and other emergency neaitn-care im Movements in a program to save 100,000 lives per year, iMcGovern, a contender for the Democratic presidential nomination, called emergency medical services "the forgotten stepchild of both medicine and government." Not one ambulance m 10 is equipped to administer oxygen, and onlv one in 100 can inject fluids into victims' blood- streams intravenously, McGovern said. "And less than 5 per cent of ambulance attend ants are properly trained," he. added. The problem has not been one of expense, McGovern said, but "largely one of inattention, mismanagement and. too frequently, simple neglect." On OihsJi (paqM SERVICE BENEFITS close Army-civilian wage gap. Page 7. RESERVE OFFICERS being RIFed right out of the service. Page 14. BENGALI OFFICER typical of idealistic guerrillas . . . Butz says HIGHER PRICES received by farmers justified. Page 36. FARMER'S LUNG contin ues to live in modern urban air conditioners. Page 33. Typical NEW VOTER single, white, middle class. Patfe 14. IRVING - HUGHES story may he literary coup of the century. Page 19. "We've heard a lot of talk in the past few days about our responsibility as legislators," he said. My responsibility to my people is to head off wild spending in state government." The House debated three hours and handled a dozen proposed amendments before finally killing the bill. The first amendment, offered by Rep. Charles Larkin, R-Clark, and approved by a voice vote, removed a Senate amendment that would have referred the final bill to a vote of the people at, the next general elec tion. Then Rep. 'Larry Stalheim, R-De Smet, offered an amendment that said the revenue from the proposed bill was not necessary for the immediate support of state government our intense public and private efforts to end the Vietnam war through a negotiated settlement" as his greatest 1971 dis appointment, Nixon named these others: "A determined year-long effort to prevent a war" between India and Pakistan in which "we did not succeed." Inability "to make a break through towards peace" in the Middle East. The 1970 Israeli- Egyptian cease-fire held, but "it did not prove possible to .en gage the parties in negotiations. "In Latin- America, we have yet to work out with our friends a solution of the conflict between their desire for our help 'and their determination to be free of dependence upon Failure to get sufficient for- e i g n-aid appropriations to match "our expressions of good will with the material assist ance which African countries want and need." Failure to prevent the United , Nations from ousting Nationalist China. day, and could go on ifter that if ratification ' fails, prompted Congress to continue with its own legislative solutions. McGovern said the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in the Department of Transportation and "only a handful of states" are working to implement 1966 legislation aimed at setting up statewide emergency service systems. McGovern's proposals included: Requiring 80 hours of training for all ambulance attendants in a course recommended by the National Academy of Pat McKeever Announces Candidacy For Congress MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) Pat McKeever, Mitchell attorney and businessman, announced Wednesday his candidacy for the Democratic nomination lor Congress in the second district. McKeever is a lifelong resident of the district. He served two terms in the state House, representing Lyman, Jones and Stanley counties. He is a former Lyman county state's attorney. McKeever for the past six years has been on the staff of Sen. George McGovern, D-S.D. "With this background," Mc Keever said, "I firmly believe that I can, as your congress man, continue to provide tne same excellent constituent ser vice to which you have become accustomed from Congressman James Abourezk." "South Dakota's economic plight has, for too long, been given too little attention by our national government," McKee ver said. "I am disturbed." he said, "at the order of priorities which have been estabnsned in tne country. "The continuing decline in farm income, the narrowing profit margins of our small businessmen and the surging unemployment rate are problems which will take some hard decisions to remedy. "I advocate devoting more of and its existing public institu tions. Stalheim said this amendment would not require the people to vote on the bill but would give them the right to refer the law if they wished. Rep. Gene Lebrun, D-Rapid City, "offered a substitute pro posal that said the bill w a s necessary to the immediate support of state government.. Lebrun said if the bill were voted on by the people, it would be defeated. "When the voters defeated the initiated income tax .bill in the 1970 general election," Lebrun said, "they were saying they didn't want to make the decision, they wanted us to do it. That is our responsibility." Several Republican legislators questioned Lebrun's interpretation of the 1970 vote, and both his and Stalheim's motions were killed. Rep. Wayne Hauschild, D-Brookings, said the people would have a vote on the bill anyway. "If we pass this,- then go to the people with what we have done, they'll tell us by their vote for or against us in the general election whether we Tax Bill . f Continued on Page 2, Col. 6 House Vote On Tax Bill PIERRE (AP) Here is the vote Tuesday by which the South Dakota House of Repre sentatives rejected 34-41 a pro posed $50 million personal and corporate income tax: Republicans for the bill: Bibby, Hadd, Huber, Jensen, Kaufman, Kesling, Kostboth, Larkin. . Democrats for: . ! Christensen, Crouch, Danekas, Ellingson, Elwood, Hauschild, Hawley, Roy Johnson, Knudsen, Knutson, Kopecky, Lebrun, Lyons, Mahan, Olson, Perrigo, Piersol, Sivertson, Swenson, Testerman, Tracy, Tschetter, Vigen, Walter, Wiese, Young.' Republicans against: ? Amundson, Larry Anderson, Eunice Anderson, Barkley, Bar- nett, . ; Chance, Cheney, Clay, Dunn, Groseth, Gross, Gunder- son, Halverson, Haugo, Jelbert, Joe Johnson, Stanley Johnson, Kirk, Melhaff, Miller, Millett, Mortimer, Nelson, N e p s t a d , Paulson, Pommer, Rothstein, Scribner, Shoemaker, S i e h, Skotvold, vSongstad, Stalheim, Stern, Thompson, Wood, Osheim. Democrats against; Burt Anderson, Jorgenson, Kauth, O'Connor. - Care Service Sciences. Providing federal matching funds to assure the entire U.S. population has access to emergency vehicles designed according to federal standards'. Federal financing to beef up hospital emergency room staffs. Working to achieve nationwide implementation of "911" as the uniform emergency telephone number for fire; police and medical hip. our national resources and energies to the solving of these domestic problems. "Greater spending for the military complex, as contained in the current budget request of the Nixon administration is, in my judgment, going the opposite way." McKeever scheduled a series of news conferences Wednesday in connection with his an nouncement, beginning with an early morning flight to Rapid City. His second conference was at noon at Pierre. The afternoon schedule was for a 2:15 conference in Huron, and a final one at Mitchell at 4 p.m. jf ' Pat McKeever 1- I iiiiiliiiiiiuiiirr-'-ir ' li im i- fc-wrfu M

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