The Daily Journal from Fergus Falls, Minnesota on April 29, 1976 · Page 8
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ip*;l*;^s&;^ is PERSONALITY PLUS By ROBIN ADAMS SLOAN Caroline: Hard work al Sotheby's. Keir Here to stay bt says. ' Sybil: A quiet life with Jordan |g: aid Amy. Q: Is that art school Caroline Kennedy is attending in London just a snap course for rich girls? — I,S., Daytona Beach, Fla. A: Not at all. The popular, two- year course offered by Soth- eby's Galleries at $2,000 per year is noted for its tough academic program. Sotheby's directors did bend the rules a bit to allow J ackie' s daughter to by-pass a long waiting list and enroll before she was 22. At least for the moment, Caroline is a hardworking student laboring seriously over the required weekly essays. The course includes the history and appreciation of painting, an- Mufflers and Tailpipes... Our Custom Made Duals Will Add Power And Mileage To Your Car Or Pickup. Tune-Ups By A Certified General Mechanic And Latest Test Equipment. VAN'S MUFFLER SHOP 424 West Lincoln Gary Van Wechel Phone 73S-2W8 — Fergus Falls " tiq'je furniture and other art subjects. Q: Why don't »e see more of that line actor Keir Dullea, whose name 1 could never pronounce? — W.L, Altoona, Pa. A: Keir has had a comfortable if not spectacular career in roles he describes as alternating between fruitcake and beefcake. Currently he's starring with Lee Remick in a London stage revival of "Bus Stop." And as for the pronunciation of his name, Noel Coward once joked to him, "Keir Dullea and gone tomorrow." But the actor would prefer to put it as, "Keir Dullea is here to stay." Q: All Ibe Richard Burton news reminded me of his former wife Sybil. Hasn't she sort of dropped out of sight? — E.K., Athens, Ga. A: Sybil and her actor-husband Jordan Christopher have lost interest in the swinging Manhattan party scene. Sybil's daughter, Kate Burton, is away at college and she and Jordan live a quiet life with daughter Amy in their apartment overlooking Manhattan's Central Park. Q: Our grandchild has been accepted at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Is it true as she says that many great stars have gone to this New York acting school? — E. McD., Camden, S.C. A: Absolutely. The list of famous graduates from this famous 92-year-old school would fill this entire column. Here's a sampling: Grace Kelly, Robert Redford, Lauren Baeall, Kirk Douglas, Cecil B. De Mille and Spencer Tracy. (J: When I was visiting Washington recently 1 went to church and President Ford came in and sat down right in front if me. Is that what the Secret Service calls guarding the President? — E. B., Omaha, N'eb. A: The Secret Service is much less concerned with the President's accidental encounters suchasyoursthanitis with his planned appearances. 'If Ford arrives at a location unannounced the chances of his finding a potential killer there are rather remote. If you had been plotting to meet the President that Sunday you probably would have had no way of determining his whereabouts. Q: What Is UK story about Ken Kesey, who wrote the book "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," not getting any DMney from the hit movie? - Y.E, Rochester, Minn. A: Kesey, who says he's broke and who's certainly miffed at the lack of attention he got during the Academy Award ceremonies, claims he's been had. So the author is suing for 5 percent of the movie's gross plus nearly one million in damages. The film's producers say he got $20,000 for the book in 1963 arid also will get two and a half percent of the producers' profits when they start coming in. Kesey also got paid for the film script he wrote — which was turned down. Robin Adams Sloan welcomes questions from readers. While Sloan cannot provide individual answers, questions of general interest will be used in the column. Write to Robin Adams Sloan, care of this newspaper. given over solar costs BI.OOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — A University of Minnesota professor cautions that many persons who install solar space heating will fail to assess realistically the economics of the new energy form. Richard Jordan, head of the university's Department of Mechnical Engineer and a solar-energy research for more than 20 years, notes that solar space healing is technically available now. He told a conference on a I- Fergis Fills (Mn.) Joirnl Thiirs., April 29,1976 fl te: native energy sources Monday dial at present prices for natural gas and oil—weighed against present costs for solar heating systems-the new technology 1 is economically feasible only if the owner is willing to wait 20 years or so. "You'll see a lot of systems put in the next five years but you'll also sec a lot of unhappy users because it's going to cpst them more than they think," said Jorna. "but over a lifecycle of 20 years, they'll be happy." Maine criminal code revamped NOWS the time for ... INDOOR - OUTDOOR CARPETING or ARTIFICIAL TURF on your outside PORCH AND PATIO AREAS Does A Beautiful Job ... . . . You'll Be Glad You Did!! DAHLSTROM CARPET Fergus Falls Pebble Lake Rd. (H WY. Phone ni-iyn By STEVEN P. ROSENFELD Associated Press Writer AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) Prostitutes in Maine won't have to worry about jail terms after - Jlli O pEN HOUSE £ '£ PEBBLE LAKE NURSERY OflllUdJ li-U (Formerly Tysvers) roses —hedge plants — bedding stock Colorado Sprue 12 -15" $485 Transplant A bulk grass seed- fruit trees Potted Red Lake Currants % Pric* strawberries — fertilizer — chemicals — tools A group of Potted Apple Trees *4°° seeds shade trees- patio • stones .. One Group Potted Lilacs % trie* evergreens — raspberries — asparagus — dirt 50-Lbs. Wyoming WHITE MARBLE $ I M shrubs- rocks- clay pots All Honeysickle Bushes Va Price perennials — ground covers — sprayers — bulbs PACKAGED ROSES While they last $!•* trellis- hanging baskets- urn s- more! 10 C OFF All BEAUTY BLOCKS red, black, goW, gray Free Coffee & Cookies — Highway 59 South — Fergus Falls | COX'S BAKERY Saturday. Possessing a small amount o! marijuana will no longer be a serious crime. But a five-year prison sentence will mean just that — no early release on parole. A new state Criminal Code, adopted last year and revised this year, takes effect Saturday. It is the first comprehensive rewriting of the criminal statutes since Maine became a state in 1820. "Most of the controversial provisions of the code pertain to the question of what areas of human behavior should be subjected to criminal law," says state Atty. Gen. Joseph E. Brennan. "We tried to get a lot of junk off the codes to make more time available for police to concentrate on genuine antisocial behavior." The code includes such stringent provisions as elimination of parole for sentenced prisoners, mandatory life imprisonment for murder under certain circumstances, and mandatory prison terms -for repeat burglars and criminals who use firearms. Homeowners , would be allowed to take the life of any criminal intruder, even an unarmed one, who refuses to leave after being warned. In eliminating indefinite sentences, the code makes Maine unique in the nation. Judges must fix a sentence at a specific number of years or months, not subject to early release for parole. Prisoners can 'still get some time off for good behavior, however. "Once a prisoner is released, he's released with no strings attached and no close supervision," said Brennan, who Tom Zaworski.Mgr. Phone 736-7441 says parole has proven ineffective in Maine.' Among victimless crimes taken off the books are sexual acts between consenting, but unmarried, adults, such as adultery. Brennan said prostitution is not a major concern of law enforcement officials in this mostly rural state of 1 million. He said he could recall prosecuting only one case in two years of service as county attorney in the area that includes Portland, Maine's largest city. Under Maine's old laws, prostitutes could be failed (or three years. The new law provides fines of $250 or twice the Where We Still Bake The Old Fashioned Way No Preservatives — No Chemicals WE ACCEPT FOOD STAMPS This Week's Special Several Varieties COOKIES Good All Week "? Lb. Loaves Unsliced WHITE BREAD With S3 Purchase or More CLIP THESE VALUABLE COUPONS COUPON FRIDAY.APRIL30 1° Cookies Sale Buy first dozen at regular price and receive 2nd dozen for only 1 cent. COUPON SATURDAY, MAY 1 CINNAMON ROLLS Dozen M^l^ -,j , II COUPON j j| MONDAY, MAY 3 || SOUR CREAM ;: MUFFINS 1 1.0-49* SAVE MONEY-GAS-TIME By Volume Shopping at Cox's with our Volume 4 for SI .49 Mix 'n Match Freezer Sale 4 IV^Lb. While Bread, iinsliced.. For sliced, add 4c per loaf 4 Dozen Cookies 4 Dozen Hamburger Buns ..*!** 4 Dozen Coney Buns $ l 4 * *!** 4 Loaves Variety Bread «|" $ l 4 ' 4 Dozen Dinner Rolls *l° Buy Any Combination of 4 For $1.49 fee a prostitute receives. Those promoting prostitution or compelling others to become prostitutes can still be jailed, however. The code provides fines, but not jail terms or criminal records, for possessing less than one and a half ounces of marijuana. The old law provided fines up to 11,000 and jail terms up lo 11 months. Along Kith mandatory life sentences for murder under sli circumstances, there are mandatory 2%ear sentences for other premeditated murders, mandatory four-year terms for crimes committed with Tire- arms, and mandatory jail terms for second-offense burglary. Today in history By The Associated Press Today is Thursday, April 29. the 12Cth day of 1SFT6. There are 246 days left in the year. Today's highlight in history: On this date in 1945, in World War II, American soldiers fighting in Germany liberated E.OOO Nazi victims at the Dachau concentration camp. On this date: In 1429, Joan of Arc entered Orleans and won a victory over the English. In 1539, the colonial settlement of Newport, R.I., was founded. In 1862, New Orleans fell to Union forces during the Civil War. In-1894, a band of jobless men known as Jacob Coxey's Army swarmed into Washington to seek relief from Congress. In 1946, 28 former Japanese leaders were indicted in Tokyo as war criminals. In 1965, Australia decided to send troops to South Vietnam to assist in the struggle against the Communists. Ten years ago: U.K. Secretary-General U Thant declared that the war in Vietnam had gone from bad to worse and was becoming more and more complex. Five years ago: President Richard Nixon told a news conference a residual force of U.S. troops would remain in South Vietnam indefinitely if North Vietnam refused to release American prisoners of war. One year ago: The United States and Greece announced the termination of a home-port arrangement for U.S. naval ships at a port near Athens and the closing of the American air base at the Athens airport Today's birthdays: Emperor Hirohito of Japan is 75. Poet Rod McKuen is 43. BIKEWAY SURVEY l. Does your family favor a designated bikeway system for Fergus Falls? Yes No Connecting Fergus Falls and Ma pie wood State Park? yes— : No Connecting Broken Down Dam and Kennedy Park? 2. Does your family favor improving the existing bikeway from Fergus Falls to DeLagoon Park- Pebble Lsks? v.. • „ Tes NO ' 3. Would your family favor elimination of parking on one side of the street it a bikeway were put in front of your home? y es '_ N 4. Check ttie factors that most concern your family about bicycling. Personal Safety - Car door openings Danger of Theft — ^ Parking Facilities Takes too long - Crossing Intersections Bad weather - Riding bike at night Being hit from me rear 5. Haw many bikes are owned by your family? — 6. Would your family object to mandatory licensing of bicycles? yes _ —No _ members of your family use 7. How many bicycles? 8. How many members of your family use bicycles for: Never School or work Shopping and errand; Health and recreation Sometimes Often Always 9. List me three most bicycle traveled origins and destinations for your family (Use addresses): 1 RETURN THE SURVEY TO KAREN MAY, CITY PLANNER, CITY HALL, FERGUS FALLS, MINN. 54537 CATCH OUR SPRING LINE-UP 9 FULL CHANNELS OF TV VIEWING CABLE TV INSTALLATION c ONLY 99 (Offer Good Only in Coiled Jreos) CALL 736-5649 TODAY - OFFER EXPIRES TOMORROW - \AARNER CABLE 319 WEST LINCOLN • FERGUS FALLS

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