Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on February 27, 1976 · Page 18
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I 18 CREELEY (Coto.) TRIBUNE Fri., Feb. M, II7« FEC continuing to disperse funding* By JAMES A. KIDNEY WASHINGTON (UPI) -The Federal Election Commission continues to dispense.federal funds to tide-the candidates over while ways to extend its purse-string power are underway. The commission met again Thursday to certify additional matching funds for presidential candidates, and scheduled another such meeting Sunday. Meanwhile a Senate committee approved a way to keep it functioning and two groups asked the Supreme Court to grant it another month of life. The Court ruled last Jan. 30 that the FEC, as presently constituted, loses its right to YKI.LOW Kin DIES -- Joseph "Yellow Kid" Weil, the 1920s flim flam king, died in a Chicago convalescent home Thursday at age 100. Weil, whose legendary con schemes netted The king of the con men dies CHICAGO (UPI) - The Yellow Kid, kine of the .ion · --TRANSITS i : LEVELS : /?(T\ Bachman's This flag with Its unusual arrangement of Stars and Stripes, flew over the military stores In Bennlnglon, Vermont, on. August 16, 1777. General John Stark's mliltla led the Americans in decisively defeating a large British raiding force, thus protecting the precious military supplies at Ben- nlnglon. This victory Improved the morale of the American forces and helped them to defeat General 3urgoyne's army and capture t at Saratoga two months ater. For U.S. and Colorado Flags in most sizes: Bennington Flags Bicentennial Flags Flag Poles, Accessories Greeley Tent Awning Co. 52?athAve. Ph. 352-0253 men, is dead. Joseph "Yellow Kid" Weill, perhaps the greatest con man the nation has known, gave the slip to a life of flimflam at the age of 100 Thursday. He had spent his last years in a wheelchair at the Lake Front Convalescent Center; relishing a career based on the theory that you can't cheat an honest man but, happily, there's a sucker born every minute. "A truly honest man would never have had none of my schemes," he once said. "I never fleeced anyone who could not afford to pay my price for a lesson in honesty." The Kid figured that during his career, he conned his way into $8 million, mainly by Jupiug businessmen v.ho wanted something Tor nothing. He said he lost most of it -even got swindled himself once or twice -- but salvaged enough to show that a life of crime can buy the good long life. The Kid died only a few days before attorneys for William T. Brannon, who wrote several books about Weill, planned to Japanese quints doing well TOKYO (UPI) -Quintuplets born to the wife of a Japanese newsman Jan. 31 are all well and growing normally, doctors said Friday. The five babies, two boys and three girls, still are in the municipal hospital at Kagoshima City on Japan's southern island of Kyushu. They are the children of Mr. · Electrical Work? Call: 352-0711 Erbacher Electric 2015 2nd Ave.-Unlt K NEED A NEW CAR OR PICKUP? 36 to 60 months financing al AFFORDABLE RATES Greeley MOUNTAIN INDUSTRIAL BANK 352-4634 nil 7th Ave. dispense federal funds and enforce compliance with its regulations Monday. Thursday, the FEC certified $100,000 in matching funds for a latent campaign by Sen. Frank Church, D-Idaho, who is not yet an announced Democratic candidate but has qualified for the federal money, and another $450,000 for three other candidates. The high court said since the FEC has powers to enforce compliance with the 1974 Federal Election Law, its members must be appointed by the President, confirmed by the Senate. The current commission was named only by Congress. The court allowed a month -- unti^ March 1 - to bring the FEC'into compliance. Late Thursday, the Senate Rules Committee rejected President Ford's proposal for simple reappointment of the members for this year only : and instead approved a bill to permit presidential appointment, retain the $1,000 limit on contributions from an individual to any one candidate, and provide that a bipartisan four of the six members must vote to approve any investigation or regulation. The panel rejected a move by Sen. Hugh Scott, K-Pa., to eliminate a Democratic proposal forbidding corporations to A little 'tanks' never hurts By JOSEPH B. FLEMING BONN, West Germany (UPI) -- Herbert Mittlaender, a 34-' year-old automobile salesman, gets only two miles to a gallon of gas but he's content. "Automobiles keep their distance," he said. "I am not crowded." Mittlaender has just won a seven-month legal battle for the right to drive his armored car. He might have set a precedent. There are 59 other unarmed schuetzenpanzer -armored cars -- in private hands in West Germany but his is the only one registered as a motor vehicle for personal use. Mittlaender bought a 1958 him an estimated $8 million, was a welfare patient for the last three years. (AF. Wirephoto) file suit against producers of the movie "The Sting." Brannon contends the hit movie was stolen from Weill's life.. The Kid spun his life story nfl?n. usually beginning hy saying, "I don't want to be a . braggadocio, but ..." and then launching into descriptions of how he: -- Rented office space and hired lesser con men for a bogus "brokerage office" through which he worked a stock swindle for 20 years (his own wife believed he was a successful stockbroker until he was arrested in the 1940s). -- Hented an abandoned bank, hired pool hall characters as "tellers" and filled money sacks with slugs -- all to fool a scrip magnate from out oftown. -- Tried to sell Cook County Hospital for $150,000. Weill spent just six years in jai! and he was hardly repentent. "It was so fascinating that I didn't have time to' regret my activities," he said before his 99th birthday. and Mrs. YorimitsuYamashita. The father is a reporter for the Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK). Eye specialists who examined the children Thursday said they show no signs of retinopathy, an ailment common among premature babies kept in incubators. It can result in loss of eyesight. However, the quints will be examined by specialists weekly for signs of the ailment until they are 100 days old. Doctors said the largest of the children, a girl named Hisako, now weighs 4.49 pounds. The smallest child, Satoko, also a girl still weighs only 2.46 pounds. Your Dail from the CARROLL RIGHTER INSTITUTE FORECAST FOR SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1976 G E N E R A L T E N D E N C I E S : Get ' together with companions with similar ideas and sense of humor and thoroughly enjoy yourself. Think out what your personal goals are, then go after them in a unique and interesting manner. ARIES (Mar. 21 to Apr. 19) A good day for enjoying the company of friends and making new ones. Gain your personal aims more easily now. TAURUS (Apr. 20 to May 20) Fine day for contacting bigwigs and gaming their support for whatever your ethical aims may be. Simplify life more. UEM1N1 (May 21 to June 21) Off to new sites where you can make the acquaintance of interesting, progressive individuals. You advance more quickly. MOON CHILDREN (June 22 to July 21) Please mate and be happier. Don't go off on tangents. Be more thoughtful of the younger fry. Pay bills. LEO (July 22 to Aug. 21) Discuss with partners how to get ahead faster. Do civic work. Make the evening a jolly one witli those you love. VIRGO (Aug. 22 to Sept. 22) Even while out for recreation, consider how to become more proficient at work with increased benefits. Take health treatments. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) Contact congcnials early to pkn happy iccicalion. Shop, do cnands first. Enjoy rapport with mate. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) Find way to make needed home improvements, increase comfort. Study a new outlet that comes to your attention. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) You are thinking cleverly now and can plan routines and new activities brilliantly. Handle correspondence, communications. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 20) Use a more modem system where your properties are concerned. Consult business expert early if needed. AQUARIUS (Jan. 21 to Feb. 19) Be with congenial! who help make you feel happier. Gain cherished personal aim easily. Shop for new accessories. PISCES (Feb. 20 to Mar. 20) Analyze information you've received that will help you improve your situation in life. Then cleai slate foi big doings. IF YOUR CHILD IS BORN TODAY ... he or she will want to help others because of the humanitarian quality in this nature, but wilt also have the ability to rejuvenate outdated businesses and make them successful Slant education along such lines early in life. Give an . opportunity to put ideas to work at home early. Sports are a must here. FORECAST FOR SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 29, 1976 GENERAL TENDENCIES: Get rid of accumulated chores and details in the way of your progress. Attend whatever place lifts your thinking. Your intuitions are good, so you can rely upon them if you take enough time to really listen to them. ARIES (Mar. 21 to Apr. 19) Meditate. Analyze ways to better your life and progress in your career. With vigor, you can get accumulated chores done. TAURUS (Apr. 20 to May 20) Keep promises made to others and insist they do likewise. Fine day for social fun. Take the initiative with others. GEMINI (May 21 to June 21) Once your spiritual duties are done, look into public and other matters that you have left undone and get busy at them. MOON CHILDREN (June 22 to July 21) Some new plan ynu have should be discussed with a wise person before you put it into operation. Check facts. LEO (July 22 to Aug. 21) Give attention to your hunches if you want to solve problems more readily, since they can be most helpful. Enjoyment favored. VIRGO (Aug. 22 to Sept. 22) Do not permit an indolent individual to waste your time. Time is money, if you are wise enough to realize it. LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) Take time for health treatments. Get your nose off the grindstone and into the air for a change. Show appreciation. SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21) Try to please close ties and gain appreciation, love. Build up their egos and bf happier. Don't overspend. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21) Know what kin truly, desire of you. Get rid of whatever has been causing trouble. Have a small party in p.m. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 20) Attend religious services you like and meet with interesting persons who 1 can help elevate your thoughts. AQUARIUS (Jan. 21 to Feb. 19) Tap the spiritual sources of true prosperity so you need not feel lack because of inflation. A business expert can help. PISCES (Feb. 20 to Mar. 20) You may feel somewhat blah and should take exercise, treatments to restore your good health. Then plan the coming week. IF YOUR CHILD IS BORN TODAY ... he or she will like to help others. Slant education along lines of nursing, medicine, personnel work, religious lines, whichever is the forte. Much natural culture heie and a great appreciation of the arts. Screen the playmates early for best results. Make sure the diet is right so the body will be stronger. Some sports are good. "The Stars impel, they do not compel." What you mike of your life is largely up to YOU! Carroll Rightcr's Individujl Forecast for your sign for March is now reach. For your copy send your birthilate and SI to Carroll Righter Forecast (name of newspaper), Box 629, Hollywood, Calif. 90028. ((c) 1976, McNaught Syndicate, Inc.) model of a French Hotchkiss armored car for $1,568 15 months ago from the surplus property office of the West German army. He disarmed it, replaced the steel tank treads with rubber and asked the Vehicle Registration Office in his home town of Frankfurt for a license. He got it - FV 58. - "1 used it for shopping, to go to the opera, for weekend trips to the mountains," he said. It rumbled along at a top speed of 37 mph among the Volkswagens, Mercedes and other automobiles for eight months without denting anyone's fender. IJut it naturally caused attention and authorities banned it on the grounds it endangered traffic. "Danger?" he asked. "How about the speeders, the drunks, the joy riders?" Mittlaender appealed the ban to the administrative court for the state of Hesse in Kassel. 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