Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on April 13, 1972 · Page 21
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Greeley, Colorado
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Thursday, April 13, 1972
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UMW Official Arrested In Yablonski Slayings By GARY MIHOCES Associated Press Writer PITTSBURGH, Pa. (AP) Government sources say more major -'developments arc cx- pecled in the 19GQ murders of United Mine Workers insurgent Joseph A. "Jock" Yablonski and his wife and daughter. T h e disclosure followed Wednesday's arrest on federal conspiracy charges in Lake City, Tenn., of William Jackson Prater, 52, an official of the UMW's District 18 who became the sixth person taken into custody in connection with the killings. "The conspiracy doesn't end h e r c," o n e well-informed source said after Prater's indictment by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh and his arrest by the FBI. "It goes much higher," the source said, "and we expect more important developments soon." Prater was charged with conspiring to interfere wilh the rights of a union memler, conspiring to interfere with an investigation and conspiring to obstruct justice. The indictment detailing the .reduced Tuesday when Mrs. Gilly, a 31-year-old Cleveland :iuusewifc, pleaded guilty nearby Washington, Pa., charges reiterated government claim an earlier that Yablonski was killed at least in part to keep him from testifying before a federal grand jury that was investigating UMW activities in Washington, D.C. " The Indictment was based largely on a statement given to the FBI earlier this month by Annette' Gilly, oiie of five persons arrested -in the slayings earlier, ^sources said. The I statement was slnle murder and conspiracy charges and agreed to turn slate's evidence -- perhaps against her father and companion defendant, Silous Huddlesion. Like his daughter, Huddles Ion, G3, faces stale charges of murder and conspiracy. He is scheduled to go on trial next week. Iluddleston is a former president of a UMW local in District 19 and has been identified by Ihe government as a friend of Prater. Both men are from La- Kollelle, Tenn. Prater, father of seven and a field representative in District 13, was taken to Ihe Knox County jail 'in Knoxville, where U.S. Magistrate Harve M. Duggins set bond at ?200,000. Proceedings dealing with Prater's removal to Pennsylvania were expected to begin in Knoxville today before US. District Coui'l Judge Robert L. Taylor. Prater, a coal miner anc electrician for several coa companies before he was hirec by the UMW, testified at a fed eral grand jury probe ii January and February 1970 ii Cleveland into the Yablonsk deaths. "I can't comprehend tha anyone in our union would con done such a thing," lie tolc newsmen then, referring to the killings. "I was as surprised as any one when this was pinpointed ii LaKollette, Tenn.," he addec when asked about Huddleston's arrest. "That was why I was glad to testify," Prater continued. hink they are on the wrong rack, but that is their business." Yablonski, 59, was slain shortly after he was defeated in bid for the presidency of the UMW by incumbent WA. Tony" Boyle. Tlw victims vere found sliot to death in heir Clarksville home on Jan. i, 1970. Authorities said' they lad been dead for days. During his campaign, Yab onski charged there was widespread misuse of union money and other improprieties, and he iromised reforms. Boyle was convicted by a fed eral jury in Washington, D.C. last month of illegally spending mion money on political contri- jutions, but he is appealing. He did not comment on Prater's arrest, but previously had said Yablonski's death was a "terrible tragedy." Besides riuddleston and Mrs Gilly, others previously arrested in the Yablonski slayings 'nclude: --Claude B. Vealey, 28, o: Cleveland, who pleaded guilty and turned state's evidence lasl June. -Paul E. Gilly, 38, Mrs. Gil ly's husband, who was con victcd of murder and sentencec to death last month. --Aubran W. "Buddy" Mar tin, 23, of Cleveland, who wai similarly convicted, and . sen tenced last fall. It would be up to Pennsylva nia authorities to detennin whether Prater should be charged at the state' level also the FBI said. Conviction on the federal con spiracy charges against Prate coulrl result in a maximun penalty of five years in prisoi and a $10,000 fine. have their hair done at MARTIN'S For an appointment, telephone 352-8567 Martin Beauty Salon 90610th St. Telephone 352-8567 QUALITY WIG SALES AND SERVICE We welcome your ·Master Charge · BankAmericard FIRST PORTRIAT -- The Henry Doorly Zoo's new gorilla posed for her first portrait in Omaha Monday. The 5-pound gorilla was born Monday morning and probably will go to Como Zoo in St. Paul, Minn., under an agreement whereby the Omaha and St. Paul zoos share gorilla offspring, Dr. Lee Simmons, Omaha zoo director, said. 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Aflaloxin, shown to cans cancer in some laboratory an mals, occurs naturally in (h m o Id.of; nuts,'-corn and oil seed inder certain conditions (if lim humidity and temperature. The FDA said it found lit vhile corn contained 1)4 part per billion (PPB) of aflaloxii ind the Dittlingcr cornmea contained more than 77 ppb The FDA's tolerance is 20 ppb. Lasl November, the KDA a nounccd the recall of about 7 ons of cornmeal mix and corn read mix produced by Morri ion Milling Company of Den on, Tex., because of aliatoxii contamination. ATLANTA, Ga. ( A P ) There's snakes all over th ?lace at Claucline Jackson home in southwest Atlanta. She's found them in th grass, under bricks and di carded lumber and tin cans an in a concrete culvert--M i [hem last week and 37 in 11 first Ihree days this week. "f don't go into Ihe backyar without a hoe," said Mrs. Jack sun. "I've found three, in m house," she said. "I don't pu on rny shoes in the mornin without shaking them 01 first." Mrs. Jackson called Dirccli Charlie Fleming of ths Sta Museum, and in a 20-minu visit he caught 17--one gark snake, one gopher snake, on king snake and one hog snak The rest were ground snakt None was poisonous. Fleming had no explanatlo for the abundance of snakes. CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Dav Leonhardt ant! Mike Waters ar looking for a new aparfme because a 3-foot rattlesnake i lerruplctl their breakfast. I-ennhardt says that when I headed for the stove to brew not of coffee (he snake w, cnileil in front of Ihe stove. I then alerted Waters and, aft. a reluctant search, they foun the reptile in n closet killed it with a rake. The SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) Three pregnant mares begin sea journey today to Ada Island in the Aleutians. The horses are intended p marily for recreational ridir by Navy personnel on t bleak, wind-swept Island. The mares will he Iran ported aboard a Military Seal C o m m a n d vessel. Elevi horses were hauled to the Mi Navy base from Kodiak la January. The choice of pregnant rnare is a matter of economy, sa Bill Adams, the Auburn, Was; rancher who sold the anima In the Navy, ffe says the Na gels six horses for the. shippi; Tlmrs., April 13,1972 GREBLEY (Colo.) TRIBUNE 21 Child May Be Poor Performer to Color Vision Problem By BRIAN SULLIVAN AP Science Writer ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) Perhaps 11 per cent of iiool children aged 3 to 10 ay have a certain mild color sion deficiency, researchers ported today. Because of the unrecognized sion problem, (tie researchers id, the child might be classed a IHXH- performer, a stow arner or as having a reading oblcm. This could produce notional disturbances, they ddcd. As a result of a study of hool children in Houston, ex., an evaluation is under ay at Bethesda, Md., to see if link can be established be- ·een this vision difficulty and arning problems. The study was reported to the ederation of American So- eties for Experimental Biolo- i by Dr. Humphrey F. Sas- ion and Margie Tolder of the exas Research lnsliliile of ental Sciences, Houston. Sassoon is now at Ihe Feder- ion's Life Sciences Research ifice in Bethesda. The researchers said the clcfi- cncy concerns "blue vision," 10 of three wave bands ni ;ht that people see, along with ·ecu and red. Commonly used tests to de-i ermine color blindness usually detect a condition severe enough to keep an adult from certain jobs, but are not very good for detecting blue vision defects, the researchers said. The tests, therefore, are used almost entirely to delect severe color blindness and are seldom given to children. 'A child who has even a mild deficiency of blue vision may have difficulty in seeing the faint blue lines ruled as guides on his writing paper," Ihe report said. "lie may be slow at recognizing 'sight saving' yellow chalk marks on n blue- grccn board. "When given a school test that has been duplicated in the usual faint violet color, he may slill be struggling to read it when classmates, whom he knows to be his equals or inferiors, have finished and time is found np," the report said. All this emerged by chance when Sassoon and colleagues screened a Houston school for another purpose. More than talf of the 3-year-olds made errors typical of mild blue-vision deficiency. Eleven per cent of the 10-year-olds made similar ·rors. The deficiency may be permanent since a study of adults, made as a check, found that 11 per cent had a mild blue-vision deficiency. "Eventually, however high his intelligence, he may he categorized as a poor performer, a slow learner, perhaps with 'dyslexia (a reading difficulty).' Such a child whose vision problem is not understood, could easily become emotion- allv disturbed" Denver Man Acquitted of Bottle Assault CHEYENNE, Wyo. 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