Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on April 17, 1973 · Page 2
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Greeley, Colorado
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Tuesday, April 17, 1973
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GREELEY (Colo.) TRIBUNE Tues., April 17,1973 State Senate committee approves Vietnam vet tuition waiver Associated Press Writer DENVER (AP) - A hill granting free tuilion lo Colorado servicemen who saw active duty during Ihe Vietnam era was approved by the Senate Education Commillee, 9-2, Monday afternoon, but Ihe group left Ihe financial problems of Ihe bill up lo another committee. The measure was sent to House Appropriations, and thai group is expecled lo determine the costs involved. The education committee ap- appears some schools eventual- A spokesman for the Colora- ly must be shut down. "We're do Commission on Higher Edu- going lo.have lo do il some- cation, Mrs. Betty Miller, said time," he said, "but not in this there is no accurale estimate particular bill." Earlier in Ihe debale, the two Fowlers discussed briefly how the velerans tuilion waiver measure would be funded. Les Fowler said flally lhat some other programs this session "are going to have logo." Chairman Hugh Fowler smiled and said, "Well, Ihe governor is willing to cover this wilh his own money. He Ihinks land, had an amendmenl prepared which would have pul a $2 million approprialion in the bill, but he failed lo pul il on Ihe table for a motion. proved Iwo major amendment he ' s g ojng lo get a | ol before reporting Ihe bill oul. II Sen . Fred Anderson, R-Love- removed a section which required a veteran lo hold the Vietnam Service Medal before he could be eligible, and il placed Ihe University of Colorado centers al Denver and Colorado Springs and Colorado School of mines among those schools which may exempt full luition costs. As it is now written, the bill allows CU al Boulder, Colorado State Universily of Fort Collins, the University of Colorado Medical Cenler, and Ihe Universily of Northern Colrado lo grant exemplions "nol lo exceed Ihe on how much the bill will cost because there is no accurate information aboul how many servicemen are eligible. Cost estimates of the program have ranged from $3 million to $12 million. The commiltee also approved and sent lo Ihe Approprialions Commiltee a bill providing about $8.1 million in state money to fund vocational education courses in public schools. The bill was sponsored by Sen. Chet Enslrom, R-Grand Junclion. Hugh Fowler and Sen. William Garnsey, R-Greeley, voled against the bill. average tuition charged" at schools in the slate college system! They include Adams Slate, Southern Colorado State. Western State, Fort Lewis College and Metropolitan Stale. The motion to exempt Mines and the two CU centers was made hy Sen. Kingston Minister, 11-Security, who said enrollment at those schools is down and he sees no reason to grant only partial tution waivers there. Sen. Hugh Fowler, R-Lillle- ton, the committee chairman, said the division point in the bill was aimed at building enrollment at (hose oul-stale schools with financial problems. Fowler earlier had broken a 5-5 tie vole on an amendment which would have graled full luition waivers at all state colleges and universities. Fowler said he could not see Jury selection continues for /McCrory-Tay/or trial GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) -- Jury For Ihe Ihird lime during the selection was lo continue today peremptory challenge phase, in the trial of two Texas men Ihe prosecution Monday agreed charged with murder in con- 1° accepl Ihe 13-member panel nection with the slaying of a 20- as il was Ihen seated. The de- year-old Thornton girl but at- lorneys for both sides say they are hopeful Ihe Irial itself can begin Wednesday. Weld County Disl. Ally. Robert Miller, a prosecutor in Ihe case, said he hoped the jury would be sealed in lime to allow (he trial lo begin Wednesday morning. Charged wilh murder and kidnaping in the death of Leeora Rose Looney, 20. are Carl K. Taylor. 38, and his fa- Iher-in-law, Sherman McCrary. 47. Miss Looney's body was found in a field Ihree days after she disappeared from a Lakewood doughnut shop where she worked in August, 1971. Taken under advisement by Golden Districl Court Judge Daniel Shannon Monday was a defense molion lhal Taylor be relu'rned lo Folsom Prison in California because the 120-day limil on a permil for temporary custody from California aulhor- the reasoning behind the Minis- ilies had expired, ler molion and said it would Thus far in the lengthy jury not improve enrollmenl at out- slate schools, would cost Ihe state more money and would only benefil the merchants in Colorado Springs. He said because tuilion is seleclion process, Ihe defense has used 12 of its 19 peremptory challenges and Ihe prose- culion has used six. tn Monday's session, the defense excluded five potenlial jurors fense, however, refused. McCrary and Taylor have also been charged with murder in Elko, Nev., in connection wilh Ihe dealh of a 17-year-old Sail Lake City, Utah, girl. Bike bill vetoed CHARLESTON, W. Va. (AP) -- Gov. Arch A. Moore Jr. has vetoed a bill which some persons said would have virtually banned-the sale of new bicycles in West Virginia. The measure would have required lhal bikes sold after July 1, 1974, be equipped with specified reflectors, lights, re- fleclorized tires and other appliances. Critics said the bill requiredequipment which probably would nol be available by the deadline, and that it favored one supplier. Moore said in his veto'mes- sage thai he did not consider (he deadline to be adequate and fair nolicc. MOON PHOTOS Ranger 9 spacecraft, .Launched March 21, trans- milled photos of the moon's surface which were seen live on lelevision on March 24, 1965. higher there a full waiver while Ihe prosecution excused would give a sludenl an opportunity to spend that money elsewhere. Rep. Les Fowler, R-Boulder, disagreed. He said il is obvious Ihe tuition waiver bill is going lo cosl a greal deal bul lo Iry lo use it as an enrollmenl control bill is "inappropriate." The Boulder lawmaker said il two. In Ihe first defense challenge upheld by Shannon, the prose- culion accepled for cause Monday a prospeclivc female juror who said she had prior knowledge of the case and had formed an altitude toward it. The woman was challenged by Ihe defense and excused. Danny McCrary trial in Texas begins with jury selection GREENVILLE,Tex. (AP) -Questioning of prospective jurors was expected to start today in the murder trial of Danny McCrary, 20. District Court Judge Hollis Garmon found it necessary to spend all of Monday to hearing assorted defense motions in the case. McCrary, the youngest member of a Iransienl family of five accused in a series of slayings from the Soulhwesl into several western slates, faces Irial on charges of killing Forrest Covey, 24, and his wife Jena. 19. The young couple disappeared Oct. 17, 1971, from the Dallas suburb of Mesquite, and the bodies subsequently were found in a barn near Quinlan, in Ihe same counly as Greenville. Argumenlsover admission as evidence of whal the slate claims was a voluntary confession by McCrary lo Mesquile detective Herbert Jordan before Ihe prisoner was brought to Texas from Santa Barbara, Calif., look up a good part of Monday afternoon. Judge Garmon · decided he would admit McCrary's stale- menl conditionally provided there is no defense objeclion to its being read before the jury. The defendant's current Irial will deal only with a murder charge in the death of Mrs. Covey. Young McCrary's father, Sherman McCrary, 47, and his brother-in-law, Carl K. Taylor, 38, presently are being tried at Golden, Colo., on charges of kidnaping and murdering a waitress from a Denver suburb, also in 1971. RAY LARSON AUCTIONS DAIRY AUCTION Friday, April 20 -- 1:00 p.m. Jake Wagner -- Cattle will be sold at Greeley Producers, located north o( Greeley on Hiway 85. Selling 85 hd. of mature Hoi, cows, of which SO arc now producing and approx. 35 are dry and will freshen within 30 to 45 days. A greal many of Ihe producing cows are just fresh. Most of the cows arc young 1st 2nd calf hfrs. Many of the hlrs. were purchased from the Arens Bros. Dairy. Cows arc large and well uddercd. You may inspect the dairy herd before sale. Also selling 2550 Ibs. of MEDA Base. If you need milk bo sure to attend. Ray Larson Auctioneer 100231st Avc. Grecloy Dennis Belsher bound over for trial BOULDER, Colo. (AP) Dennis Belsher, 19, of Eldorado Springs was ordered bound over for trial Monday on charges of attempted murder and arson in the bombing of his parents' car last month. Districl Courl Judge Rex Scolt set a hearing for next Monday on motions in the case. Belsher, a University of Colo- radio chemistry student, has been held in Boulder County Jail on $50,000 bond since his arrest. He has pleaded innocent by reason of insanity to the charges. At a preliminary hearing Monday, Sgt. William Kowalski of the Boulder County Sheriff's Department testified that Belsher had confessed to planting the dynamite bomb which destroyed his parents' auto March 12, only momenls after his par- enls had slepped oul of the vehicle. Ordway attorney is censured DENVEll (AP) -- An Ordway, Colo., attorney was censured Monday by the Colorado Supreme Court for her alleged conduct in three separale cases. The courl, in a 7-0 decision, said several of Ihe former clients of Catherine F. McCleary had filed complaints with the courl grievance committee. In Ihe firsl charge, Miss McCleary was accused by Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Armslrong of failing lo properly handle a lille case. Miss McCleary also was hired by Mrs. Beverly Bryant to file a divorce action. She received a $125 retainer and prepared a complaint but never served it, the opinion said. In Ihe third case, involving an estate, Miss McCleary failed to have real estale appraised, despile several requesls by the State Inheritance Tax Division, and delayed the case for more than three years, the court said. Espanola, N.M., man held in Fort Garland shooting Murder conviction^ is upheld .^ ESPANOLA..N.M. (AP) Roberto DeLuna, 42, of Espanola was charged with first-degree murder Monday in connection with the shooting death of a Colorado, sheriff's officer, New Mexico State Police said. DeLuna was being held in the Espanola City Jail for Colorado hez, along with Vigil, Valdez and San Luis Police Chief John-. ny Maestas, responded because the sheriff was out of town. Maestas was not injured in the incident. Following the incident, the Colorado Stale Patrol alerted 'New Mexico authorities that a DENVER (AP) -- The Statft " Supreme Court Mon. upheld the murder conviction 24 yews Luna along with three juve- ago of a Denver youth in the., " " De- death of a furniture store own^ . ·niles, were arrested Luna's a'parlmenl. DeLuna offered no resistance, according to State Police Capt. Charlie Anaya. The high court said lhat ah ^' alleged error in Ihe original "' Irial of William Shearer' was.'; Anaya'said the three juve- not sufficient lo grant a new,- niles also were laken into cus- trial. In his appeal, Shearer' v , ,,.:,, »«,uTM a uu . -...-.- lody as malerial witnesses and sa id Ihe trial judge in 1949~;__ - pickup-camper with New Mexi- transferred to the Sanla Fe Ju- failed lo instruct the jury on.-. - - · venileHome. how much weight should be,, _ . Officers said a telephone call given lo a confession to the,''.. between the Iw4 brothers was Iraced lo Espanola, leading authorities lo DeLuna. at an apartment house on U.S 64 just soulh of Espanola. De- capsized. The Iwo companions The panel ordered her lo re- made it to. shore safely, but fund $69 to the Armslrongs and Summers disappeared. $125 to Mrs. Bryant, and to pay Names of Ihe companions costs of $413. were not ava ii ab i e . rest warrant for him Monday co license plates believed in- afternoon, about 12 hours after volved in the shooting possibly Coslilla Counly Undersheriff was headed toward New Mexi- Rudy Sanchez, 29, of San Luis,, co. Colo., was shot and killed at a A vehicle matching the debar-cafe in the southern Colora- scription was reported sighled do town of Forl Garland. Sanchez died of wounds lo Ihe chesl, left arm and abdomen and Iwo olher police officers were wounded in Ihe incidenl. Frank Vigil, 27, and David Valdez, 21, bolh San Luis town policemen who also were depu- :y sheriffs, were hospitalized. Vigil, who suffered two slab wounds in Ihe side, was lisled in fair condilion al an Alamosa, Colo., hospital. Valdez, shot in the chesl, was reported in satisfactory condition al a Pueblo, Colo., hospilal. Disl. Atty. Joe Lewis of Costilla County said the law officers were called lo the Navajo Trail Bar and Cafe about 1 a.m. Monday apparently on a disturbance reporl. "The dislurbance was inside the tavern and then moved oul lo Ihe parking lot," Lewis said. "It was at that point that the shooting took place." Fort Garland officers had asked for assislance from the sheriff's office on the tavern disturbance, Lewis said. Sane- Search begins for Coloradan believed drowned GLOBE, Ariz. (AP) -- A search was underway Monday for a Colorado man who reportedly drowned in the Salt River Canyon north of here after his rubber rafl capsized. 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