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*»age 2A ^NEWSHERAIP, Panama City, Florida, Tuesday, March 6, 1973 Board Okays Two Ordinances In Springfield END OF THE TRAIL — Wild horses lie dead at the base of 200 foot cliff in the Lehmi Mountians of central Idaho. Velma "Wild Horse Annie" Johnston and Humane Society officials say they were driven over the cliff in a roundup of some 60 mustangs by area ranchers. A search turned up 15 dead horses, some shot, some killed in the fall. Federal officials are investigating. (UPI) Continued From. Page One POWs The Springfield City Commission met Monday night and approved two ordinances. One ordinance provides future city employes with retirement benefits. Present city employes will have the option of accepting or rejecting the retirement plan. The other ordinance passed was on the annexation of a parcel of property owned by H. D. Mathis and family. Other business included: —the granting of three mobile home permits. —the approval of a new em­ ploye for the fire department. —and, Joe Grammer, assistant to the mayor, was called upon to check into the posiibility of obtaining cable television service for a section of Third Strent and east of U. S. 98. Indians Demand Meet With High U.S. Brass when she was working at the former Marianna Aii Base, where he was undergoing flight training. Although Doug has never seen his father, he is very much aware of him as a person. He knew when the war was over his dad was coming home, because his mother told him she had been officially informed Maj. Peterson's name was on the list. "Mom, you forgot something," Dougie told her that day in January. "You forgot to tell me what day." So this week, expecting a call of her husband's release, Mrs. Peterson told Dougie she would hang an American flag In front of their home the day she received news of his dad's release. And when Dougie came home from school last Thursday, flags were flying at almost every house in his neighborhood. Planes airline companies. The DC9, on a flight from Palma de Majorca off the Mediterranean coast of Spain to London, and the Coronado, which was flying from Madrid to London, were apparently going in the same direction, but police and airline authorities said they could offer no explanation for how they crashed. The collision took place high above the little farming village of La planche sur Mer, 18.5 miles south of Nantes. Villagers tending their fields for spring sowing said they heard a deafening explosion in the sky. Soon the area was strewn with debris from the ill-fated DC9, police said. Mutilated bodies of the passengers and crew were taken to the La planche Townhall for identification. The fields around were strewn with the dead and, pieces of metal, clothes, shoes and luggage, police said. Deaths And Funerals Thiefs Take Tires, Radio Equipment Panama City police are investigating the weekend theft of a citizen's band radio and $150 worth of tires taken from two different locations, according to police reports. Police said Capt. Flynn Brown of Cook's Fish Company, 223 E. Beach Drive, told them when he returned to work Monday after being out sick for a week, he discovered his two-way radio stolen from his fishing vessel, the Rainbow. Brown said the boat had been docked because of needed engine repairs, and the radio, a power supply, and microphone valued at $250, were probably taken during the weekend. Police said Lawrence Miller, manager of Cook-Whithead Ford Truck Lot, 730 W. 15th St., told them someone removed, three new tires valued at $150 from a 1973 van parked inside the lot. Reports show the truck was raised from the rear with jacks found by police at the scone. Police said the tire rims were also taken. Police reports show no suspects in either case were apprehended as of Monday night. MR. ARTHUR E. NELSOIV Mr. Arthur E. Nelson, 80, ot 812 Moore Circle, died Sunday in a local nursing center. He was a native of New York and. a resident of Panama City for the past 16 years. He was a retired builder and a member of the Lutheran church. Survivor* are two daughters, Mrs. Oscar Anderson of Panama City, and Mrs. Gustaf Carlson of Greenlawn, N.Y., four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren;' two b r o th e r s , Albert Nelson of Miami, and Ernest Nilsson of Hishult, Sweden. Southerland Funeral Home 1133 Harrison Ave. 785-8533 Spikes and Curtis Whitfield. Smith Funeral Home 505 N,. MacArthur Ave. 785-1G40 JAMES CLIFFORD COOPER Fu ne r a 1 services for Mr. James Clifford Cooper, 48, of 80S Transmitter Road, who died Sunday, will be held today at 2 p.m. In the Sniitii Funeral Home Chanel with the Rev. J. W. Hunt officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Gardens. Asked to serve as active pallbearers are Re.v Davis, James Roy Dudley, Jack Self, John Evans, George Banks, La- veil Pitts, Joe Whitfield, Tommy Sullivan. The following have been asked to serve as honorary pallbearers: William E. Tib- bltts, Eugene E. Butler, Frankle Lewis, Cecil Tliomas, Eric E. Parker, Gerald Hcdler, Joseph French, William Nix, David An- (l«r son , Andrew Speights, Douglas Webb, Danny Tinner, Wayne Schneider, Cecil R. Thomas, James Kyser, Jimmy Russ, Matt Cooper, Lee J. Kinner, Willie W. Roney, Vernon Kendriek, T. D. "Doc"' Whitfield, George Kittrell, Tullis Easterling, Dr. A. H. Lisenby, Dr. D. M. Hallomon, Harry Smith, Clinton Ingram, L. T. GEORGE 1IULAN BANNERMAN, JH. Mr. George Hulan Bannerman, Jr., 05, died at his residence 13:40 a.m. Sunday. He resided at 3305 E. 2nd Court. He was an hotel clerk and a lifelong resident of Panama City. He is survived by two brothers, Charles W. Bannerman of Savannah, Ga., and Campbell L. Bannerman of Panama City; two sisters, Mrs. D. A. Dees and Mrs. David Gray, both of Panama City. Funeral services will he held today at 10 a.m. from the graveside, Millville Ceme­ tery with the Rev. Carl Jackson officiating. Smith Funeral Home 505 N. MacArthur Ave. 785-4616 BAY COUNTY ROAD DEPT IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF LABORER. APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AT 301 McKENZIE AVE. PANAMA CITY FINAL RITES — Funeral services for Mr. Marion Clyde (Buck) Rodgers, 47, of 907 Kentucky Ave., Lynn Haven, who died Saturday, will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. in the Smith Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. L. E. Taylor officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. ARTHUR LAl'OREST JOHNSON Mr. Arthur Laforest Johnson, 60, of 1537 Oak Ave., died at his residence Sunday, 10:15 p.m. He was retired from the U.S. engi neers and had resided In Pan ama City since 1045, coming from Mobile, Ala. He was a member of the Red Level Masonic Lodge No. 134. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Salome Wallace Johnson of Panama City; two sons, Arthur L. Johnson, Jr. of Orlando and William C. Johnson, student at the University of The South, Sawanec, Tenn.; three brothers, Edgar and' A. C. Johnson of Panama City and Joseph Johnson of Juneau, Alaska; two sisters: Mrs. Emma Glass of Panama City and Mrs. Lorine Wren of Chattahoochee and one grandchild, Arthur L. Johnson III of Orlando. Funeral services will be held today at 4 p.m. In the Smith Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Robert Stuart officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery with Masonic Rites at the graveside by the Parker Masonic Lodge No. 143. All Masons are requested to meet at the Parker Lodge at 3 p.m. Active pallbearers will be Charles Moody, Gerald Simpson, Carey Tew, Ira Campbell, Fred Free' man and Buel Ferrell. Smith Funeral Home 505 N. MacArthur Ave. 785-4646 Two Arrested In Drug Case Two 17-year-old Panama City boys were arrested by Bay County sheriff's deputies Mnn day at the Tom P. Haney School for possession of marijuana and hashish, according to reports from the Bay County Sheriff's Office. Investigators' reports show Michael D. Ashman, 210 E. 5th St., and Roger F. Davis, 2240 Edgewood Drive, were arrested Monday afternoon. Officers said they both had more than five grams of marijuana, and some hashish. Reports show the $80 quantity of drugs, $65 in cash, a 1969 van, and various paraphenalia were confiscated by deputies Monday. The youths are to be arraigned today. WOUNDED KNEE, S. D. (UPI) — Leaders of the Movement, responding to a government offer that would let them leave this hamlet they seized six days ago, today declined. They presented a counterproposal insisting on a conference, or assurance of one, with a White House or Department of Interior official. Ramon Robideaux, AIM attorney and one of those who conferred with Department of Justice spokesmen in a teepee amidst a snowstorm around this little village, suggested— but did not demand—that Henry Kissinger, White House special representative, might be one of the conferees. Robideaux said if Kissinger can go to North Vietnam, he could visit the Indians. There had been one report of shooting during the night, but there was no other indication of violence. However, Indians who seized Wounded Knee to enforce their demands for a general inquiry into the U.S. government's relations with American Indians, seemed unusually tense. It was also learned that the government had moved 'ip more weapons carriers into the Oglala Sioux reservation area. Previously, it had stationed two at roadblocks north and south of the town. The Indians counterproposal included a number of points beside the request for Interior Department and- or W h it e House intervention. These included requests for medical personnel to be sent into Wounded Knee, restoration of its telephone service; that DOJ agents make no attempt to enter the village, and that U.S. marshals or some "neutral" group be assigned to guard the AIM membership from the police force of. Oglala Sioux Tribal President Dick Wilson. The AIM leadership has clashed repeatedly with Wilson and observers believe its resentment over his direction of the tribal council was one of the sparks which touched off the occupation. The AIM leadership, which has clashed repeatedly with Oglala Sioux Tribal President Dick Wilson, demanded—among its proposed government concessions—that U.S. marshals or some "neutral" group be assigned to guard AIM members from Wilson's polios force. Firemen, Auxiliary Will Meet Police Kill Off-Duty Cop By Mistake Municipal Court Ordinance Approved APALACHICOLA - City commissioners here have approved an ordinance to end municipal court, transferring its functions to county court. This step opens the way for chief judge of the Circuit Court Ben C. Willis to pass on the proposal before all city courts are abolished in 1977. The regular meeting of tha Thomas Drive Volunteer Fire Department will be held Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the fire station at Holiday and Beach Drives. The Women's Auxiliary will hold their regular meeting Thursday at 10 a.m. at the same location. Membership drives for both Thomas Drive Volunteer Fire Department and the Women's Auxiliary are on for the month of March. Interested residents are welcome. Hot Water Heater Explodes Panama City firemen were called to a local residence Monday night after a hot-water heater exploded there. But when they arrived they found no trace of fire, according to fire department reports. Firemen said Lima Parrish. of 105 S. East Ave., was at home when his water heater exploded at 6:13 p.m. Reports show he was not hurt. NEW YORK (UPI) — An off- duty policeman, brother of a State Assemblyman, was mistakenly shot to death early Monday by two other policemen as he chased a holdupman along Manhattan's Upper West Side. The dead policeman, Irving Wright, 34, was a veteran ot eight years on the force and the brother of Brooklyn Democratic Assemblyman Samuel D. Wright. Wright is the first policeman to die this year by accidental police fire. Wright was accidentally killed, police said, by Patrolmen Michael McShane, 27, and John Sutter, 40. Police called the killing of the policeman a "tragic error," and said no charges were being brought against the two patrolmen. The suspect with whom he had engaged in a g'unbattle was identified by police as Charles Small, believed to be AWOL from the Army. He later was captured and arrested. The incident began shortly before 3 a.m. when a gunman entered a grocery near Columbia University and announced a holdup. Wright, who was moonlighting in the all- night store as a clerk, called police, grabbed his service pistol and chased the bandit. Damage $100. was estimated at Parker Council To Meet Tonight Parker City Council will meet at 7:30 tonight in the Parker City Hall. Topping the agenda will be bid opening for a new police car, officials said. Latest List Of Prisoners (Buck) by- HELEN KRUSE. , Whenacujtomerbrlngj a raincoat ,to us far cleaning the question often comes up: to water repel, or not to water repel. Although this wouldn't make the poetic heights of ShskespMre, It Is • good question and one I would like to answer here. Naturally you add • water repel, lant to keep the wearer of a raincoat I 'dry - in other words, to repel water. It fakes several cleanings to remove this treatment, but since there are other reasons to water repel, many customers have this dene with each i cleaning. ( For one thing, a newly water* repelled coat will stay clean longer. The brush-off dirt wlllstay on the*ur<- fKeratherthangettingdownintofhe titers of the garmenr- Then there Is the nice, crisp feel of a newly water-repelled garment. This alone makes the Investment worth whlle.The garment looks clean, feels clean and Is a pleasure to wear. Next time you have your raincoat cleaned at Domestic let us show you the difference. ;£h LAUNDflYANO 417 GRACE A\f£ DOWNTOWN MR. MARION CLYDE RODGERS Funeral services for Marion Clyde (Buck) Rodgers, 47, of 907 Kentucky Ave., Lynn Haven, who died Saturday, will be held Wetlncsday at 3 p.m. In the Smith Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. L. E. Taylor officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the American Cancer Society. Active pallbearers will be Harold C. Pearson, W. A. Rodgers, Webb Rodgers, Homer kirk- land, Jimmy Rodgers and Jimmy Yates. Smith Funeral Home 505 N. MacArthur Ave. 785-4646 MRS. SUSAN CRUTCHFIELW Funeral services for Mrs. Susan Jane Crutchfield, 88, of 21 Graham Homes, Graccville, who died Sunday in a Dothan, Ala., hospital will be held in the Damascus Baptist Church In Graceville today at 3 p.m. Burial will follow ID the Damascus cemetary with the Rev. Davis Black and Dr. J. J). Allen officiating. Mrs. Crutchfield Is survived by a son, Walter Crutchfield of Nlcevllle; , three daughters, Miss Maude Crutchfield of Graceville, Mrs. N. D. Baldwin and Mrs. Evelyn C. White, both of Port St. Joe; seven grand- a li il d re n ; 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild. Mitchell Funeral Home Graceville CLARK AIR BASE, Philip pines (UPI) — The list of the prisoners of war released Monday by the Viet Cong. U.S. Servicemen 1. Army M. Sgt. John T Anderson, Niagara Falls, N.Y. 2. Army Spec. 5 Jose M. Astorga, Oakland, Calif. 3. Army S-Sgt. Bill A. Baird, Wooster, Ohio. 4. Army S-Sgt. Harry L. Ettmueller, Pleasantville, N.J. 5. Army Sgt. 1C Carroll E. Flora Jr., Brunswick, Md. 6. Army S.Sgt. Martin S. Frank, Belleville, N.J. 7. Army MSgt. Donat J. Gouin, Providence, R.I. 8. Army S.Sgt. David N. Harker, Lynchburg, Va. 9. Army S.Sgt. Nathan B. Henry, Franklin, N.C. 10. Army M. Sgt. Gail M. Kerns, Bellefontaine, Ohio. 11. Army Capt. Stephen R .J Leopold, Milwaukee, Wis. 12. Army Spec. 6 Robert Lewis III, Houston, Tex. JANE! 13. Army Sgt. 1C Cordine McMurray, Detroit, Mich. 14. Army CW2 Roger A. Miller, Hopewell Junction, N.Y. 15. Army S. Sgt. Stanley A. Newell, Pekin, HI. 16. Army CW2 Michael F. O'Connor, Warren, Mich. 17. Army S.Sgt, Richard R. Perricone, Uniondale, N.J. 18. Army S.Sgt. James F. Pfister Jr., Indianapolis, Ind. 19. Army S.Sgt. Joseph Rosa IU, Morgantown, W .Va. 20. Army CW3 David W, Sooter, Vallejo, Calif. 21. Army Sgt. 1C Dennis L, Thompson, Portland, Ore. 22. Army CW2 Roy E. Ziegler n, Springfield, 111. 23. Marine Sgt. Leonard R. Budd Jr., Lynn, Mass. 24. Marine Sgt. Richard E. Burgess, Olympia, Wash. E. V. A. 25. Marine S.Sgt. Frank Cius Jr., no hometown. 26 Marine Capt. James DiBernardo, Syracuse, N.Y. 27. Marine SSgt. John Deering, Nashville, Tenn. U .S. Civilians 28. Clodeon Adkins, captured Feb. 1, 1968 in Huy. worked for a private defense contractor. 29. Lawrence James Stark, captured Feb. 1, 1968 in Huy. worked for the Department of the Navy. 30. Michael Dennis Benge, captured Feb. 8, 1968 in Darlac Province, worked for the Agency for International Development (AID). West German civilians 31. Bernhard J. Diehl, 26, an orderly. 32. Monika Schwinn, 30, a nurse. Filipino civilians 33. Candido C. Badua, 48. 34. Arturo M. Balagot, 47. Injured Man's Condition Listed As Satisfactory A Tyndall Air Force Base man injured in a Sunday morning traffic accident that claimed the life of a local resident, was reported in satisfactory condition at the Air Force hospital Monday night. According to Florida Highway Patrol, Sidney Wayne Skinner, 21, was involved in a head-on collision with James Clifford Cooper, 48, of 805 Transmitter Road; six miles east of Callaway on SR-22. Reports show Cooper was pronounced dead on arrival at Bay Memorial Hospital following the accident which occurred at 5;20 a.m. Investigators said Cooper was headed east on SR-22 when Skinner's auto headed west, crossed the center line of the road and struck Cooper's pick-up truck. Skinner was taken to Bay Memorial Hospital where he had undergone surgery Sunday, and was transferred jn "satisfactory" condition to the Tyndall hospital Monday. 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