Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on February 24, 1976 · Page 12
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Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado · Page 12

Greeley, Colorado
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Tuesday, February 24, 1976
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12 U K K K L K Y (Colo.) TRIBUNE Tucs., Feb. 24,1976 Schroeder claims Simon's mint decision 'election year pirating' Lamm says he deserved his adverse publicity INTRODUCING THE NEW SAVIN 750 PORTABLE PLAIN PAPER COPIER W A S H I N G T O N ( U P I ) - previously had endorsed the Mrs. Treasury Secretary William p a rk Hill site. figures - Simon said the federal government could save $25.3 million by using the suburban site, a plant formerly used by Gates Rubber Co. for the manufacture of tires. It would cost $21.2 m i l i o n to buy, renovate and modify the plant compared with 'construction costs of $46.5 million for a new mint. Simon's decision to endorse a vacant suburban Denver plant as a site for the new U.S. Mint is "election year pirating," Rep. Pat Schroeder, D-Colo., said Monday. The congresswoman reacted angrily after Simon endorsed the plant in Littleton, south of the city limits, rather than a site in the Park Hill area within Denver. Treasury o f f i c i a l s Schroeder said the Republican, had refused to were "phoney and respond to her telegrams. She unrealistic" and said the effort said she would appear at a lo have the sile moved was Senate Banking Committee simply an attempt to get the meeling Friday to fight for the mint out o f ner district and into original mint sile! that of a Republican - Rep. Armstrong denied that parti- William Armstrong, H-Colo. S an politics had played any role "It's election year pirating," j n efforts to have the mint site Mrs. Schroeder said. "It's shifted lo a suburban area. strictly a partisan effort by the "if we can save millions of Republicans to pirate a project dollars by moving the mint to from a district represented by the Gates plant, then we should a Democrat. It's so political, it do A r m s t r o n g said. Colorado colled mecco for-recorcfffig pirates By JOHN J. SANKO "Actually, 1 became interest- D K N V E R ( U P I ) -- Music ed because of a purchase I pirates who tape-record high made at a record store in priced albums by established Aspen," she said. "I didn't singers and then flood the realize it at the time, but it was market with cheap-priced ver- a pirate tape. I learned about it sions of the same songs are a couple of years later when beginning to make Colorado a federal agents raided the store mecca for their operations, and confiscated its stock." Rep. Nancy Dick, R-Aspen, told The bill won favorable stale legislators Monday. approval after receiving tes- At the recommendation of limony of several witnesses, Mrs. Dick, members of the including two who testified by House Judiciary Committee long distance telephone call gave favoVable approval to a from Albuquerque, N.M. Ben hill making it unlawful In lapp Marl inn? nf Ihp Now Mpxirn musicial recordings without Musicians Association and his consent of the lawful owners, wife, Mrs. Margaret Martinez She said 39 other states have of Del Norte Records, both said similar laws. the bill was needed to stop a The bill sets various penalties growing problem with record both for persons who make the piracy, illegal laires and for stores "The small ma and pa which sell (hem. Mrs. Dick operatiors are the ones most estimated the musical piracy hurl by this," Mrs. Martinez business at a $5 million to $7 said. million a year operation in the Stanley M. Gortikov, presi- Rocky Mountain stales alone, dent of the Recording Industry "Colorado is now in the Association of America, warned process of becoming a mccca legislators slates without such for Ihese people," Mrs. Dick laws were becoming havens for said. "Oilier states around us the record pirates. He said they have passed such laws and would sol! their records at $2.00 these people are migrating to to $3.50, while legitimate slore' our state to set up their were forced to sell at prices up businesses." to $4.50 higher. Although tlic bill has been Mel Nimon of Budget Tapes dubbed "llic John Denver bill," and Records told of one illegal Mrs. Dick denied (he recording operator by the name of star had anything to do with "Speedy" whose operations the legislation. She said she had were raided in Denver and who nuvci talked t" him about it, lias since moved to Alamosa. even though he lives in her He said federal authorities district. confiscated 44,000 tapes. Lamm warns nation's people are frustrated WASHINGTON (UPI) -The mad, cynical and disillusioned nation's people are frustrated, by the existing system. They cynical and disillusioned by the vote for change, but change federal government and Con- never comes. Kress had belter take steps to "There is a strong and correct the situation, Colorado widespread feeling that our Gov. Hit-hard Lamm warned a federal system is not working national Democratic platform committee. Lamm, attending the Nation al Governors' Conference, said [he federal government had makes me sick." "Economy is the only issue Mrs. Schroeder said Simon, a involved." Woman identifies Bundy as kidnaper WASHINGTON ( A P ) - G o v . Richard Lamm says it is regrettable that he swore last Thursday when a group of newspaper editors and publishers failed to stand when he was introduced for a luncheon address. Lamm said Monday he deserved the adverse publicity that followed the incident, but declined other comment. He had previously refused to discuss the incident at a news conference on Saturday called to discuss his proposed state nor said of the publicity that followed reports of his saying, "I'm waiting for them to stand. I want them to stand, goddam- mit," when the newspapermen remained seated at his introduction. The original term of copyright endures for 28 years. "I deserved that," the gover- UpKcai Co, JerifPowdi.Ophlnalmic Optician 916IK St. 353-9284 Not copies, duplicate originals. well and that it is badly out of balance," Lamm said. The governor recommended that the federal governmenl intensify programs which have died to do tuo many things for worked well in the pasl and too many people. He said it eliminate those which duplicate often interfered in areas which states could handle belter. "The time has come for a critical reassessment of the capacity and the commitment of government at all levels," Lamm said. He recommended a reslruc- waste and inefficient manage' luring of the federal govern- ment.hesaid. tuent which would "reflect the The governor called for a new realities of strengthened reductionoffederalregulations states and a more realistically limited national government. "The federal government must revive its attempts to steamlhie, staiulardixe and systematize its assistance programs," the governor said. "Our citizens are frustrated. By PETER G1LLINS SALT LAKE CITY (UPI) Carol DaKonch, a shaken witness under rugged cross- examination by the defense, clung to her contention Monday Ibal law student Theodore Bundy was the man who tried to kidnap her at gunpoint from a suburban shopping mall. The 19-year-old Murray girl, her voice faltering and her eyes filling with tears, faced Bundy on (lie opening day tn" his iriai on a charge of aggravated kidnaping. The tall, slender brunette told a jKicked court room Bundy was the man who posed as a policeman, tried lo handcuff her and then threatened to "blow my head off" near Fashion Place Mall the night of Nov. 8,1974. Bui she withered under cross- examination, answering meekly and defensively to question's posed by Bundy's allorney, John O'Connell, who described her in his opening statement as an "immature and unsophisticated girl" who had trouble remembering things. O'Connell said he would show Iliat police unwittingly programmed Miss DaKonch to pick Bundy from the line up by showing her his picture several limes and priming her with information about the kind of person llicy were about to arrest. Bundy, 29, a University of Utah lawsludcnt from Tacoma. Wash., waived his right to a jury trail and left his fate in the hands of Third District Court Judge Stewart Hanson Jr. Wyoming traffic toll reaches 25 CHEYENNE (UPI) - The Wyoming Highway Patrol today said an 81-year-old woman who was struck by a pickup truck at a Cheyenne intersection has died from injuries suffered in the accident. Officers identified the victim as Gladys Kcymorr of Cheyenne. The death raised the 1970 Wyoming highway fatality toll to 25, H more than this time laslyear. The patrol said the woman was struck Jan. 21 by a truck driven by Arnold John Johnson, GO, of Cheyenne. Johnson said he was blinded by the sun as he turned south from an westbound lane, according to the an increase in block grants to patrol. stale and local governments, the continuation of general I revenue sharing and a partnership between slates and the federal government involving the sharing of federal income lax revenues. or interfere with services the states are capable of handling best. This would provide citizens with better servics from all levels of government because it would eliminate duplication. CASH Lt. Gov. Brown signs bill U E N V K K ( U P I ) - U. Gov. (leorge Brown, acting in the absence of t!ov. Richard Lamm, signed into law Monday a bill allowing an exchange of a small piece of property at Ofero Junior College in La Junta. A spokesman for the governor said Brown signed the bill because Lamm was attending the National Governors' Conference in Washington. Prior to leaving Denver, Lamm signed seven bills, including legislation eliminating licensing requirements for ore buyers and midwives. There is only one ore buyer in the stale and there have been no licensed midwives for several years. Other bills signed, an aide said, included: amendments to (he Ii'nifnrm Consumer Credit Code; i measure requiring the use of hearing officers hy some .^ regulatory agencies; a lerhniral bill dealing w i t h the Male's 55 "iile an hour speed l i m i t ; the leasing of public lands, and the 1975 supplement lo the Colorado Revised Statutes. The bills all were considered mmconlroversial and were approved early during the 197fi legislative session. SCRAP METALS · Copper and Brass · Aluminum · Batteries / · Scrap Iron, Steel Weighed an Certified Scales Andersen's Sales Salvage 1 Mile East on 8th SI., 3SJ-7797 Junk Cars Picked Up Modest Charge IN SEARCH OF SINGAPORE In Beautiful Color Photography Thurs. Night, Feb. 26 7:30 West High Auditorium 3401 35th Ave. Narration by Ken Wolfgang, producer. Fourth in the Adventures In Travel scries sponsored by the Greclcy Optimist Club. Admission; Adults $2. M Students si. so Children under 12 Free Under the guidance of prosecutor David Yocum, Miss DaKonch lold bow a man ' posing as a policeman approached her at the Fashion Place Mall in Murray in the night of Nov. 8. 1974. She said the man persuaded her to drive away from the shopping center with him by Idling her she had to sign a complaint against someone who had tried lo break into her car. Miss UaKuneli teslifed Hitman drove her in a rust-spotted Volkswagon to a nearby school where "be grabbed me and put handcuffs on my left arm." 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