The Daily Journal from Fergus Falls, Minnesota on May 22, 1976 · Page 2
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B1 bomber delayed by senate * Prices Plane hijacked ih Philippines II? AOUIVf"*TAV f A D< a/In. An-,, untnjt 4^ •« tl l« <]»)«.. _—• tlvQ D1 ne in Afpnntinl n-ip-lnf *' il II i - ' _ _.. WASHINGTON (AP) - After voting to delay production of the controversial Bl bomber, the Senate now faces decisions on whether to approve other weapons requested 'jy the Pentagon. Votes are espected Monday on proposals to deny f322 million for production of 60 additional Mmute-man 111 missiles and to delay building of additional Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft until NATO decides to buy the AWACS for European defense. Reversing an earlier decision by the House, the Sena le Thurs- HEARING AID BATTERIES Zenith brand —to fit all sizes and All other models! HBISWS i Mism DUG WHITE WESTUBHOUSE APPLIANCES THE ENERGY SAVERS GUAM'S TV & APPLIANCE Phone 736-5634 201 W.Lincoln Fergus Falls day voted 44 to 37 to delay product^on of the Bl bomber until next Feb. 1, which is 12 days alter the next presidential inauguration. Production of the firs! of a 2M-bomber fleet could then proceed only if the president certified that it is in the national interest. Sen. John Culver, D-Iowa, sponsor of the delaying amendment, said the proposal would allow "the next president" to review completed test data on the Bl and make a judgment "free of election year politics." The House voted 210-177 on April 8 against a, similar proposal (o defer spending (860 million in Bl production money until Feb. 1. The issue now goes to a House-Senate conference and will be subject to final votes in both chambers. After the Senate vote, Pentagon spokesman William Greener said, "It was a shame that almost one-fifth of the Senate was not present to participate in the vote." Culver said the Pentagon had already decided to begin Bl production to replace the aging U.S. fleet of B52 bombers, although tests of prototypes are only about half completed and costs continue to mount Estimating the cost of the Bl program at $21.6 billkm, Culver argued that Congress would be "buying a pig in the poke" in approving production before tests are completed and alternatives are reviewed. Before agreeing to delay the Bl program, the Senate voted 43-M to turn down an amendment by Sen. George McGovern, D-&.D,, to kill the Bl by denying all funding. .Chairman John C. Slennis, D- Miss., of the Senate Armed Services Committee defended Genuine A Complete Line of COMMERCIAL ANii RESIDENTIAL GARAGE DOORS Electric Garage Door Operators We service all garage Boors and operators! OVERHEAD DOOR CO. OF FERGUS FALLS Call (218) 736-6676 Sales t taiiee LIFE, HEALTH, GROUP INS., BUSINESS, ANNUITIES, PENSION PLANS Serving Familes and Business in Entire Area ^DEfiN NORDSTROM ' Baltic Lake-864-816S Feigus Falk-736-7239 NEW YORK LIFE INS. CO. . . Lincoln- Fetfus Falls MICHAEL tUNNIHG Fergus Pals- 736-3385 Fergus Falls - 736-7239 the Bl as an essential part of the nation's "triad" of strategic bombers, land and sea-based missiles. Sen. Barry Goldwater, R- Ariz., who has piloted a Bl test model, supported production of the supersonic aircraft, but said he would rather see the program killed outright than delayed. He said Bl workers will face layoffs and begin quitting their jobs if Washington signals "we're not going to buy this piane or that we're going to delay four, five, or six months." Today in history By UK Associated Press Today is Friday, May 21st< the 142nd day of 1976. There are 224 days left in the year. Today's highlight in history: On this date in 1956, the first hydrogen bomb was exploded. The test by the United States- took place at Bikini Atoll in the Pacific. ' On this date: In 1471, England's King Henry VI died in the Tower of London. In 1H2, the Spanish explorer, Herriando de Solo, died while searching for gold and treasure along the Mississippi River. In 1881, Clara Barton founded the American Red Cross. In 1927, Charles Lindbergh reached Paris, completing the first solo flight across the Atlantic. In 1948,' President Harry Truman sent Congress a special message proposing statehood for Alaska. In 1957, more than 300 people died in a department store fire in Brussels, Belgium. Ten years ago: Former President Dwight Eisenhower proposed changing the Atomic Energy Act to permit the sate of nuclear weapons and nuclear submarines to NATO nations. Five years .ago: An international expedition'plagued by bad weather and other problems turned back from an attempt to scale the unconquered southwest face of Mount Everest. One year ago: Three terrorists shot and killed two U.S. Air Force officers in Iran's capital of Teheran. Thought for today: There is only one thing people like that is good for them: a good night's sleep — Ed Howe, American writer, 1853-1937. CoalUiwdfrtmpagel Another potential trouble spot in the inflation outlook results from the pace of the economy's recovery from recession. The Commerce Department reported Thursday that the nation's over-all economic output increased at an annual rate of 8.5 per cent during the first quarter. The gain in the nation's Gross National Product was up from a preliminary estimate of 7.5 per cent and exceeded all predictions. Some concern now is being expressed by economists that if the economy continues to grow at such rates, it could lead lo a big increase in demand for goods of all kinds, which would put new pressures on prices. Meanwhile, there were these economic developments: -^Shell Oil Co. said it has raised its nationwide gasoline price by one cent a gallon. Shell said the lu'ke was to account for increased costs of crude oil. —The Ford administration continued its attack on a bill that would set a national goal of cutting the national unemployment rate to 3 per cent in four years. Alan Oreenspan, chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisers and Federal Reserve Board member Charles Partee told a Senate panel the goal was arbitrary, inflationary and could cost the government billions of dollars Blind teacher fired, is due back wages MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A Wisconsin teacher fired after he went blind should be rehired and paid back wages of between $45,000 and $50,000, the stale Equal Rights Division has recommended. Richard Fischer, 40, of Merrillan, said the decision Thursday "not only means a great deal to me, but to many blind people throughout the world. The blind will get another chance to show the public they are more than someone who has to sit back and not do anything." The decision came 2^4 years after the end of lengthy hearings. Fischer, a father of four, became totally blind after developing diabetic retinapathy in 1971. The Merrillan School Board voted on April 17,1972, not to renew his contract. MANILA, The Philippines .(AP) - Six men described as Moslem tribesmen hijacked a Philippines Airlines — PAL — jet with more than 100 persons' aboard today and forced it to land at Zamboangii, on the island of Mindanao, military authorities said. The hijackers demanded (375,000 ransom and a DCS plane to fly them to Libya, sources said. Soldiers surrounded the plane and punctured its tires to keep it from taking off. Officials were negotiating with a hijacker who held a .45-calibw pistol to the pilot's head, authorities said. Officials said there were 103 passengers and six crewman aboard the BAC111 jet, which sources said was common-- deered shortly after it took off from Davao, 250 miles west of Zamboanga, on the other side of Mindanao. Six foreigners were believed to be among the passengers. The pilot, Capt. Jovencio Lagaso, radioed the Davao airport 22 minutes after take off that the plane was "under hijack conditions," and he was "proceeding to Zamboanga under instructions," the sources said. At least 100 soldiers and three armored personnel carriers with machine guns surrounded the plane at the Zamboanga international airport, 530 miles south of Manila, witnesses said. The hijacking was the third in the Phillipines this year and the fourth in seven months.- Military authorities identified, the hijackers as Maranaos, members of a Moslem 'tribe' from the provinces of North and South Lanao in north-central Min- darpo, the scene of recent heavy fighting between dissidents who are seeking independence for the area 1 and the armed forces of President Ferdinand E. Marcos' martial law government. The military authorities identified the hijackers as: Pend- atun Danansa, alias Jack Zapata; Nasser Nuhda; Omonda Donangsa; Makaltwang Tairan; Leong Raja, alias Tahil; and a man known dnly as Ibrahim, alias Copra. They gave no other details about the men. Two of the three men who seized a PAL plane in another Mindanao city, Cagayan de Ferf is Falls (Mi.) Jiirial Fri.,'ttol21.1976 On, on April 7 were also identified as Maranao. They and their leader finally flew to Libya at the end of the eight-day- long hijacking. Marcos ordered tighter security procedures following that hijacking. NOTICE FOB ONLY *75.0* HAVI YOUR DOO (AnyBretd) OBEDIENCE TRAINED 30-DjytriWnf twti Ills S*ti!l IHl tWi Mi) Wi hlj RULE ANN'S KENNELS In respect to the memory of MARLO SAMP Swanson Equipment, Ine. will be closed Saturday afternoon On the | focal scene Thank My sincere thanks to the voters who supported my election to the School Board. I thank the entire School District for their interest and the tremendous turnout at the polls. Grass fire Fergus Falls firemen were called lo 509 W. Cherry at 3:52 p.m. Thursday to extinguish a grass fire. Accident reported Cars driven by Donna Stich, 120 W. Channing and Kenneth Swanson, Fergus Falls Route 5, collided at Peck Street and Pebble Lake Road Thursday. City, police reports estimated damage at (200 to Stich's car and $400 to Swanson's. Insurance claims advice Brian Pennington, an insurance investigator representing the Minnesota State Insurance Divtion in hearing complaints about insurance claims and policies, will be available to the publk in Fergus Falls at the Minnesota Employment Services Office on Friday, June 4, from 8:30 to 11 a.m. . x This service is free and no appointments are required. Early attendance with all related insurance papers will help. Pennington is interviewing all complainants on a first-come, first-serve basis. Complaints may also be made by mail to (he State Insurance Division, Metro Square Building, St. Paul 55101. ft MENARD AGRI-BUILDINGS MCNAROAGWBiniOWGS GAVE ME FOR MY "THE MENARD AGRVBWLDrfttS SALESMAN HaFH) ME PIANABU Helicopter gets *2 parking ticket fine MURFREESBORO, Term. (AP)- State Adj. Gen. Carl D. Wallace has been fined J2 for illegally parking on the lawn at Middle Tennessee State University - in his helicopter. The ticket 'issued Thursday evening listed the vehicle's make as "helicopter," style as "two-door" and size as "big." * Primary Continued from page 1 tally unfounded." In an hour-long interview with reporters from Kentucky, the President-said he is convinced the primary in Kentucky will "be a very dose 'contest." In other developments on the political front Thursday: -The New York Daily News said Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, who repeatedly has said he, would not seek the Democratic nomination, would accept a genuine draft The News, in a copyright story, said Kennedy also has decided he would run for vice president oh a ticket headed by Minnesota Sen. Hubert. H. Humphrey. Kennedy wasn't available for comment, but told CBS News his decision not to seek the nomination was unchanged. -Humphrey, whose backers announced formation Thursday of a committee to draft the Minnesota senator for the Democratic nomination, said in Cherry Hill, N.J., his analysis of the campaign so far indicates. "there is no first-ballot victory" in sight. ' Humphrey has said heis not a candidate for the Domination but would accept a convention draft. 'He said he had not authorized creation of the organization announced earlier in the day in Washington by Rep. Paul Simon, D-D!., and Erie County, N.Y., Democratic Chairman Joseph Crangle. , —Carter, in Los Angeles on Thursday, said he intends to beat Brown in Brown's home- state primary even though the California governor will get "a lot of delegates." Carter said he has canceled a planned trip home to Plains, Ga., this weekend, adding instead three more days to his Oregon campaign schedule. -Church, in Portland as Carter spoke, took the former Georgia governor's plans for more work in Oregon as a sign of his own strength. "I think he's responding to what his polls must tell him," Church said. "I don't have money to buy polk. I sense there's a surge in my candida- . cy." r i i i i i CLIP AND SAVE Bring in this Coupon for a LUBE SPECIAL Get ready for spring with an oil change and lubrication. •Change Oil - 5 Qts. Golden 'D' •Grease •Filter Complete OTTER TAIL CO-OP OILS. INC. 203 WEST WASHINGTON Coupon Expires May 54, 1976 I I I I I NOTICE TO MINNESOTA MOTOR SERVICE CUSTOMERS Due to our pats departaent fire we regret that we are forced lo dose our mechanical shop until furtfcer notice. We are completely replacing oar parts in»entory and wi announce the openinf of ow service department as soon as possible. MINNESOTA MOTOR COMPANY I Six Savings Plans are available here One designed with you in mind! CUT TH MffH FBI MM* HPHHtt - iniuiurt 5.25% 5.75% 6.50% 6.75% 7.50% 7.75% rmvucMi j*».«ap«:t. nun. C°a»»nMfeilr-Dil»l Dwiil I* ten M MMriwtl CERTIFICATE - H Cur. C**90OTd«4 OMrfcrlr * utn rutimvm CiKTIFIC*Tt-lrt'r,CaniM«*H Qa»mf**ii.<wi»Mm*». ' CtRTIElMTE-HmMli. Ci»MlyXH OntrttrirMUManteM. CII<TIFIC<Tt-4rtJcv Cin.»i"i'i' QMr*rlr*M L M»niiOTi»*. 1 CE»TIFIC*TE -Irtln. C«p«*M OMrttfrr *n,mn««fliMM.- [fficirn not 5.39% 5.88% 6.66% 6.92% 7.71% 7.98% GET Mi THE GOOD NCWS - STOT MTD THi KAKST M»MO MM- lUtOMCSSAUSOfnCMKNAItOSHAVlAMUIMAMOnOUTYM •UULTHBCOUfWI TODAY- YOUTi. K GLAD TOO Dm Box 22 Fergus Falls, MN 56537 Phon«: (2IB) 739-3329 COMPLETE SHEETROCK FINISHING Taping— Texturing/ Painting Gliddtn's Paints Finishes Shop Phone 73M34S 73M5M or « 5-314J LEE'S SHEETROCK SERVICE LcRoy Brown Fergus Falls, Minn. • Intentionbe nuiM monthly,.ildnirtd,onaccwmtf o* S5JOC I ac man. Federal RcfuUtioiK require a substantial penalty if withdrawn priwtft maturity. CHp out the savings schedufe abovt and kc«p it as a handy reference. Start your Savings Plan now! WESTERN Mvtf Sfl**vt Ux MINNESOTA SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION FERGUS FALLS • PERHAM- PELICAN RAPIDS

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