The Daily Journal from Fergus Falls, Minnesota on May 10, 1974 · Page 2
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Fergus Falls, Minnesota
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Friday, May 10, 1974
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North Vietnam said willing to delay a major offensive Ai AP News Special By GEORGE ESPER Associated Press Writer SAIGON, South Vietnam (AP) —Economic and military anaylsts here .believe North Vietnam has put of f any idea of a general military offensive in South Vietnam for perhaps 18 months in order to gear up for a full-scale economic development program at home. They emphasize, however, that Hanoi is stilt keeping its military options open. Said one U.S. source: "It is fairly safe to say that during the next 18 months, Hanoi probably will not come full force with a military investment in the South." U.S. military analysts generally agree with this assessment. Despite intensified fighting along South Vietnam's western borders which has spilled into Cambodia during the past month, U.S. military analysts disagree with Saigon government officials, including President Nguyen Van Thieu, that Hanoi has launched a general offensive. "1 don't see it as an outbreak of a general offensive," says one analyst. "A number of spokesmen for the government of Vietnam have painted it that way. But I don't believe it. "All of it has a plausible explanation. The fighting is being directed at local objectives. It does not hang together. There is no common thread such as the Tet offensive of 1968 and the Easter offensive of 1972. Not yet "The Communists are attempting to improve their position militarily so they will be in a better position to launch TOMORROW | INIGHT ON KTHI THE KMMT, NAKED TWIH ABOUT* SENSATIONAL SOUTHERN FAMILY! heavy strikes sometime in the future." Fighting is still bloody after a cease-fire that has been in effect 15 months and casualties are heavy. The Saigon military command lists more than 90,000 men killed, wounded or missing and claims its forces have killed nearly 60,000 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong. But U.S. and South Vietnamese sources acknowledge that some official battlefield reports in Saigon command commu- niques telling of North Vietnamese tanks and assaults by regimental size units are exaggerated and in some cases unfounded. They claim the purpose may be to picture South Vietnam as a country under major aggression in efforts to convince a reluctant U.S. Congress to pour more aid dollars in both for economic and military purposes. By the same token U.S. officials, including Ambassador Graham A. Martin say Hanoi is waging a major propaganda effort aimed at convincing Congress it should reduce aid to Saigon. signed "to get rid of graft, corruption, bribery, extortion and other economic ills." Sources say that North Vietnam must be economically strong to sustain an offensive, the Saigon government likewise to withstand one. They believe that sometime next year Hanoi will review the situation before making a decision whether to launch all out war, or move ahead with a full- scale five-year economic plan for reconstruction and development scheduled to begin in 1976. One source says: "Hanoi will have to consider these factors. What level of support will they receive? What are their chances of success? What will be the impact on their economy? What will be the reaction from the United States?" Military analysts see the continued fighting as an attempt by North Vietnam to keep pressure on Saigon so that economically and politically the South will be strained, its morale cracked and the time ripe for a major offensive. On the ^ I oca I scene Three killed on roadways Vehicles collide An automobile driven by William Melford Wilkinson, 117 E. Adolphus collided with a vehicle driven by Vincent Earl Robertson, 509 S. Union at the E. Washington entrance to the Otter Tail Power Company parking lot yesterday noon, according to city police. Damage to the Wilkinson vehicle is estimated at $5; damage to Robertson's vehicle estimated at $200. No injuries were reported. Windshield smashed The windshield of a vehicle belonging to Kenneth Davis, 1208 S. Maybelle, was smashed with a cement block between the hours of 9 p.m. May 8 and 8 a.m. May 9, according to city police. Damage is estimated at $100. Silverware stolen Six insulated coffee servers and a silverware place setting for 150 persons were stolen from the Augustana Lutheran Church between May 3 and May 9, according to Fergus Falls Police. Value of the stolen objects is undetermined. JOANNE WOODWARD PAUL NEWMAN ANIHONr FIANCIOSA - ORSON WHltS SATURDAY AT 10 P.M. One U.S. analyst that if North Vietnam moved in full force military now "it would move sentiments in the United States for greater amounts of money." On May 6, the U.S. Senate voted a temporary suspension of U.S. military aid shipments to South Vietnam. American sources say both the Soviet Union and China have significantly cut their military aid to North Vietnam but they claim that economic aid is at an all-time high. Other countries, such as East Germany, are contributing economically lo Hanoi, these sources say. One of the most significant developments in recent months, according to observers of North Vietnam events, was a major reshuffle of the Hanoi government cabinet in which three new vice premiers were named and at least three ministers were fired. "There is no question that North Vietnam's economy is hurting," says one U.S. source. "The cabinet reshuffle indicates they are finally trying to take serious step to reverse the situation. During the war, there was no distribution system, no economy, no centralized planning effort. "They just tried to get the goods to people who needed it. There was little control in the administrative supply system." The new cabinet lineup groups blocs of ministries under vice premiers with emphasis on planning, finance, trade, industry, aimed at better coordination and at replacing party functionaries with competent people who know about the jobs they are charged with. One of the significant changes, sources say, is the appointment of a vice premier as- "They hope," says one analyst, "to crack the economy and that the economic strain believes will be manifested in political action against the Saigon government." Chimney fire City firemen responded to a chimney fire at 7:10 p.m. Thursday at the K. L. Gunderson residence, 211 W. Hazel. No damage was reported. Executives view Nixon's problems LIFE, HEALTH, GROUP INSURANCE, ANNUITIES, PENSION PLANS DEAN H. NORDSTROM FIELD UNDERWRITER Serving Families in Ihe Entire Area NEW YORK LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY P.O. Box 264, Battle Lake, Minn. 54515 In Fergus Falls Call, 736-7239 Cashman Nursery "Where Quality Counts" Expert landscape advice or landscape design assistance. Let one of our qualified staff assist you. We will plant your order if you so desire. * Trees * Shrubs * Evergreens * Fruits S miles North on Jewert Lake Road and 2 miles East. Phone 7M 4721. The longest recorded hair was that of Swami Pan- darasannadhi, the head of the Thiruvadu Thurai monastery, India. His hair was reported in 1949 to be 26 feet in length. By The Associated Press The deaths of three Minnesota men in separate accidents Thursday night raised the 1974 state traffic toll to 197, compared with 275 on this date last year. The State Patrol said Calvin Semmler, 43, Walker, was killed in a broadside collision on Minn. 371 just south of the intersection with Minn. 200 in Cass County, about five miles north of Walker. Authorities said Semmler apparently lost control of the car he was driving and the car veered onto the shoulder of the road, swerved back onto the road and slid sideways down Interest purchased MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) — IDS Properties, Inc., has purchased the majority stock interest and is now sole owner of One Hundred-Twelve, Inc., a corporation which owns two major office parks in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. The controlling interest was purchased April 2 from the Minneapolis Star and Tribune Co. for an undisclosed price, it was announced Thursday. Robert V. Hovelson, president of IDS Properties, said One Hundred Twelve owns Gamble Center, at the intersection of U. S. 12 and Minn. 100, and Norman Center, at Interstate 494 and Minn. 100, as well as a 25-acre unimproved tract in Eagan. the highway. Semmler, who was alone in the car, was dead at the scene. A rural Princeton man was killed instantly when the pickup truck he was driving left a township road 5'z miles southwest of Princeton and rolled end-over-end, Sherburne County authorities said. The victim was identified as Jay Douglas Edmonds, 19, who was alone in the truck. A headon collision on U. S. 12 : U mile west of Delano claimed the life of a 38-year-old Cokato man. The victim's identity was being withheld until relatives had been notified. Wright County authorities said the victim was driving a car that was involved in a collision with a semitrailer truck. The truck driver, Yvonne Johnson, 21, Watkins, was not injured. (First Publication May K>. 19/4) CERTIFICATE OF BUSINESS NAME Stateof Minnesota, County of Otter Ta'Jss. I, me undersigned, hereby certify that I am tr.e person who conflucls and transacts a commercial business al trie City of Fergus Falls In the Courtly of OTter Tail, State ol Minnesota, under the name and style of Lunde's Really Itial the lull and true individual name of each and every person wno is in any way interested ki said business under said name, together with The postoff ice address of each of Them is as follows, lo-wit: Morris Lunde Fergus Falls. Minnesota Morris Lunde Stateof Minnesoia, County of Oiler Ta'lss. On this Bin day of May, 1974, before me personally appeared Morris Lunde to me known lo be the person who made and signed Ihe foregoing certificate, and acknowledged lhat he executed the same as his own free act and fleed. Cheryl Shuck Notary Public Otter Tail Coynly, Minn. My commission exp-ires Nov. IS, 1977. Fergis Falls (Mi.) Jnua! Friday, May 10,1974 2 Chou obsent from banquet TOKYO (AP) - Chinese premier Chou En-I-ai was absent from a farewell banquet given in Peking by President I-eopold Sedar Senghor of Senegal. There was no official explanation for Chou's unusual absence, but it appeared he stayed away either because of fatigue or illness. (First Publication May 10,1974] CERTIFICATED? BUSINESSMAME State <K Minnesota. Counlyof Otter Tail ss. L, tne undersigned, hereby certify that t am Ihe person who will conduct and transact a commercial business at the City 01 Fergus Falls, in the County of Otter Tail, State 01 Minnesota, under the name and style ol vern Futirman Agency in. surance and Real Estate mat Ml and true individual name of each and every person who is in any way interested in said business under said name, together with the post off ke address of each of them is as f oirows, to wit: Verner J. Funrman BOX (13 Fergus Falls, Minnesota Verner 1. Fuhrman Stale ol Minnesota, Counlyof Otter Tail ss. On this eih day ot May, mi, oelor« me personally appeared Verner J. Fuhrman to me known to be The person who made and signed the foregoing certificate, and acknowledged that he executed the same as his own free act and deed. Thomas C. Troupe Notary Public Otter Tail county. Minn. My commission expires 7.18 76. iFirst Publication May 10. W4> NOTICE OF HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a public hearing will be held in the Council Chambers of the Cily Hall at 7:30 o'clock P.M on May M, 1974. lo consider the application of Otter Tail Power Company for a change in its rate schedules tor electric service which will be applicable to all electrk rates for the City ol Fergus Falls, Minnesota All interested parties will be heard at this time. BY ORDER OF THE CITY COUNCIL DATED: May 7, 1974 Rodger A. Neumann City Administrator HOT SPRINGS, Va. (AP) There is agreement among some of the nation's top corporate executives that President Nixon's chances of remaining in office received a major setback because he released the Watergate tape transcripts. But only a few of the executives questioned felt Nixon should resign. Most said they thought he would be impeached and should see the impeachment trial through to the end. A dozen top corporate officials were questioned at an off- the-record discussion for newsmen at the regular biennial meeting here of the Business Council, a group of some 80 business leaders who advise the government on economic matters. Only two of the dozen executives questioned refused to comment on the President's problems resulting from release of the transcripts; the other 10 all said they believed the tapes had hurt his chances in one degree or another. An executive of a Midwestern-based corporation said he thought people in his home city were shocked by what the transcripts revealed about the President's character. "In my city, people believe that a man speaks directly and means what he says. The deviousness revealed by the President in these transcripts has done him a lot of harm," he said. Another executive, however, said that while the White House conversations were not flatter- ing to the President, they did not prove a crime. "We still believe in this country that a man is innocent until proven guilty, and that will only be decided at a trial," he added. A third executive, who said he voted for Nixon, wondered aloud when the Watergate revelations would end. "There's just one thing after another, and there always seems to be something else," he said. Although most of the executives felt that the House would impeach the President, the majority declined to predict the outcome of a Senate trial. They seemed unsure whether an impeachable crime could be proven. Only one of the dozen executives said he had read most of the transcripts. The others said they were too busy or insufficiently interested to spend the tune, although all said they had read excerpts. The executives were about evenly divided as to whether Nixon could continue to govern effectively. Two said the administration has demonstrated effective leadership, despite the Watergate problems. Among executives attending the two-day meeting are Richard C. Gerstenberg, chairman of General Motors Corp.; Edgar F. Kaiser, chairman of Kaiser Industries Corp.; G. William Miller, president of Textron Inc.; Donald M. Kendall, chairman of PepsiCo Inc. ; and David Packard, chairman of Hewlett-Packard Co. TELEVISION SCHEDULES KXJB Ch. 4 Friday Night 6:30 Police Surgeon 7:00 Dirty Sally 7:30 Good Times 8:00 NBA 8:30 Playoffs 9:00 NBA 9:30 NBA 10:00 News 4 Tonight 10:30 Movie: 11:00 "Brotherhood 11:30 of Satan" 12:00 Final Edition WDAY Ch. 6 Friday Night 6:30 L. Welk 7:00 L. Welk 7:30 Lotsa Luck 8:00 Girl With 8:30 Brian Keith 9:00 "The Campbells 9:30 Are Coming" 10:00 News-wthr-spts. 10:30 Tonight Show 11:00 Tonight Show 11:30 Tonight Show 12:00 Midnight Special Saturday 8:30 Inch High 9:00 Sigmund 9:30 Pink Panther 10:00 Star Trek Saturday 6:30 Sunrise Semester 7:00 Hair Bear 7:30 Sabrina 8:00 Scooby Doo 8:30 Scooby Doo 9:00 Favorite Martian 9:30 Jeannie 10:00 Speed Buggy 10:30 Josie & Pussycats 10:30 Butch Cassidy 11:00 Pebbles & Bamm 11:00 Jetsons 11:30 Fat Albert 12:00 Children's 12:30 Film Festival 1:00 Facts of Fishing 1:30 Agriculture USA 2:00 Call of West 2:30 Lassie 3:00 CBS Golf 3:30 Championship 4:00 Petticoat Junct. 4:30 Perry Mason 5:00 Perry Mason 5:30 CBS News KCMT Ch. 7 Friday Night 6:30 L. Welk 7:00 L. Welk 7:30 Ixjtsa Luck 8:00 Girl With 8:30 Brian Keith 9:00 "The Campbells 9:30 Are Coming" 10:00 10 PM Report 10:30 Tonight Show 11:00 Tonight Show 11:30 Tonight Show 12:00 Midnight Special Saturday KTHI Ch. 11 Friday Night 6:30 Dragnet 7:00 Brady Bunch 7:30 Six Million 8:00 Dollar Man 8:30 Odd Couple 9:00 Toma 9:30 Toma 10:00 Mod Squad 10:30 Mod Squad 11:00 Scene Tonight 11:30 W. W. Entertain. 12:00 W. W. Entertain. Saturday 7:00 Lidsville . . . , 7:00 Lidsville 7:00 Bugs Bunny 7:30 Addams Family 7:30 Addams Family 7:30 Yogi's Gang 8:00 Emergency Plus 4'8:00 Emergency Plus 4 8-00 Super Friends KFME Ch. 13 Friday Night 6:30 Wall Jtreet Week 7:00 Washington Week 7:30 Insight 8:00 Masterpiece 8:30 Theatre 9:00 Speaking 9:30 Freely 10:00 Lifeway Leap Stations responsible for changes. Saturday No Schedule Pop music series to premier on TV By JAY SHARBUTT AP Television Writer NEW YORK (AP) - E.H. Beresford Monck. Sounds like the guy who gave away all that cash on "The Millionaire." Wrong. He's actually the host of a new pop music series premiering on TV this weekend. And he prefers to go by his nickname of Chip, which he says he adopted early in life "as a replacement for 'Hey, you,'" a salutation many understandly used in lieu of E.H. Beresford. His syndicated, hour-long show, "Speak Easy," will be broadcast in at least 75 cities forthenext 13weeks, according to its producers. They say the opening show features Emerson, I^ake & Palmer. The show represents Monck's You don't have to watch News at 10:OCp.m. KTH1-TV PRESENTS moo SQUAW first full-time job in front of the TV cameras, although he said he's done some announcing on ABC's "In Concert" series and briefly appeared on some segments of that show. Most TV hosts get in the business by starting as announcers, disc jockeys or writers. Monck, 35, raised in Wellesley, Mass., arrived via the backstage route. He used to light and help set up stages for major rock concerts in the late 1960s. One of his colleages in that era was Josh White, now an "In Concert" director. When White left the light- andstaging business to join ABC, Monck said, "he dragged me along. And I did some voiceover introductions and a few on- camera appeareances on 'In Concert.' "What he was doing was developing me as an on-camera host," he said, adding that ABC decided it couldn't use him on its rock shows. Then Monck learned another director friend was readying "Speak Easy." He auditioned, got the job" as host and early this year made a pilot tape that he now considers a not particularly impressive debut for a would-be host. But he said the experience was invaluable. "I'm a talker," Monck laughed. "I'm not really a very good listener. So that's one of the nice things it taught me. I'm learning how to shut up." 6:00 Hee Haw Saturday Night 6:30 Hee Haw 7:00 All in Family 7:30 M-A-S-H 8:00 M. T. Moore 8:30 Virginian 9:00 Virginian 9:30 Virginian 10:00 News 4 Tonight 10:30 Carol Burnett 11:00 Carol Burnett 11:30 Rock Concert 12:00 Rock Concert Sunday 7:30 Dwayne Friend 8:00 Rex Humbard 8:30 Rex Humbard 9:00 Lamp Unto Feet 9:30 Look up Live 10:00 Camera Three 10:30 Food-Fact 11:00 This the Life 11:30 Face the Nation 12:00 CBS 12:30 Sports 1:00 Spectacular 1:30 NBA Playoffs 2:00 Playoffs 2:30 Playoff 3:00 Playoff 3:30 Playoff 4:00 24th Southern 500 4:30 Little Rascals 5:00 60 Minutes 5:30 60 Minutes 6:00 News 4 Tonight 11:30 GO! 12:00 Old Time 12:30 Gospel Hour 1:00 Baseball 1:30 Baseball 2:00 Baseball 2:30 Baseball 3:00 Baseball 3:30 Baseball 4:00 Winter Deer Survi 4:30 Championship f 5:00 Day of Miracles 5:30 NBC News 6:00 News-wthr-spts. Saturday Night 6:30 Sanford & Son 7:00 Emergency 7:30 Emergency 8:00 Movie: 8:30 "Giant" 9:00 Part I 9:30 Movie 10:00 News-wthr-spts. 10:30 Bonanza 11:00 Weirdo Theatre: 11:30 "Conquering 12:00 Worm" Sunday 8:00 Rel. Town Hall 8:30 Oral Roberts 9:00 Chall. of Truth 9:30 Day of Discover)' 10:00 Rex Humbard 10:30 Rex Humbard 11:00 Messiah 11:30 Lutheran Church 12:00 World 12:30 Championship 1:00 Tennis 1:30 World 2:00 Championship 2:30 Tennis 3:00 Stanley 3:30 Cup 4:00 Playoff 4:30 Playoff 5:00 Playoff 5:30 NBC News 6:00 Wild Kingdom 8:30 Inch High 9:00 Sigmund 9:30 Pink Panther 10:00 Star Trek 10:30 Butch Cassidy 11:00 Jetsons 11:30 GO! 12:00 American 12:30 Bandstand 1:00 Food Sense 1:30 Crosby Elementar 2:15 Magic Isles 2:30 Untamed World 3:00 Championship I 3:30 Baseball 4:00 Minnesota 4:30 at 5:00 Oakland 5:30 Baseball 6:00 News-wthr-spts. Saturday Night 6:30 Adam 12 7:00 Emergency 7:30 Emergency 8:00 Movie: 8:30 "Giant" 9:00 Part I 9:30 Movie 10:15 News-wthr-spts. 10:45 Rod & Reel 11:00 Movie: 11:30 "Chapman 12:00 Report" Sunday 7:00 Ag. Estension 7:30 Old Time 8:00 Gospel Hour 8:30 Revival Fires 9:00 Chall. of Truth 9:30 Messiah 10:00 Luth. Hour 10:30 Day of Discovery 11:00 Catholic Hour 11:30 Meet the Press 12:00 Good News 12:30 Country Jubilee 1:00 Untamed World 1:30 Fishin' Hole 8:30 Super Friends 9:00 Lassie 9:30 Goober 10:00 Brady Kids 10:30 Mission Magic 11:00 Superstar Movie 11:30 Superstar Movie 12:00 American 12:30 Bandstand 1:00 At Issue 1:30 Animal World 2:00 Week in NBA 2:30 Movie: •3:00 "The Falcons 3:30 Brother" 4:00 Wide 4:30 World of 5:00 Sports 5:30 Buck Owens 6:00 Thrill Seekers Saturday Night 6:30 Reasoner Report 7:00 Part. Family 7:30 Movie: 8:00 "The Love 8:30 War" 9:00 Owen Marshall 9:30 Owen Marshall 10:00 Movie: 10:30 "The Long 11:00 Hot Summer" 11:30 Movie 12:00 Movie Sunday 7:30 Hour of Hope 8:00 Old Time 8:30 Gospel Hour 9:00 Voice of Church 9:30 Osmonds 10:00 Kid Power 10:30 Make a Wish 11:00 Wrestling 11:30 Wrestling 12:00 Directions 12:30 Issues & Answers Saturday Night No Schedule Stations responsible for changes. Sunday 1:00 Let's Talk Racing „ ™ ^ , • 1:3 0 Movie: 2:00 Echoes from Calvt 2:00 "Jim Thorpe — 2:30 Facts of Fishing 2:30 Ail-American" 3:00 Stanley 3:30 Cup 4:00 Playoff 4:30 Playoff 5:00 Playoff 5:30 NBC News 6:00 Wild Kingdom Sunday Night 6:30 Apple's Way 7:00 Apple's Way 7:30 Mannix 8:00 Mannix 8:30 Barnaby Jones 9:00 Barnaby Jones 9:30 Maude ' 10:00 News 4 Tonight Sunday Night 6:30 W. Disney 7:00 W. Disney 7:30 Mystery Movie: 8:00 "Butch Cassidy 8:30 Rides Again" 9:00 McCloud 9:30 Hogan's Heroes 10:00 News-wthr-spts. 10:30 Yes! Bank Theatn 10:30 Red River Theatr(10:30 Jacques 11:00 "Goodbye 11:00 "Tine 11:00 Cousteau 11:30 Charlie" 11:30 Challengers" 11:30 Judy Garland 12:00 Movie 12:00 Movie 12:00 "Judy Sings" Sunday Night 6:30 W. Disney 7:00 W. Disney 7:30 Mystery Movie: 8:00 "Butch Cassidy 8:30 Rides Again" 9:00 McCloud 9:30 Police Surgeon 10:00 News-wthr-spts. 3:00 Movie 3:30 NFL Champions 4:00 Tennis 4:30 Tennis 5:00 Award Theatre: 5:30 "The Monk" 6:00 Movie Sunday Night 6:30 F.B.I. 7:00 F.B.I. 7:30 Movie: 8:00 "Ice Station 8:30 Zebra" 9:13 Americans All 9:30 Weekend Report 9:50 Movie: 10:20 "Bikini Beach" 10:50 Movie 11:20 Movie 11:50 Movie 6:00 ZOOM Sunday Night 6:30 NOVA 7:00 NOVA 7:30 Joan Sutherland 8:00 Masterpiece Theat 8:30 Upstairs, Downsta 9:00 Firing Line St. John's, Newfoundland, is the closeit city in North America to Europe. LENNOX HEATING SYSTEMS FOR TOTAL LIVING COMFORT Custom designed systems for residential, school, commerical and industrial use. Free estimating! Knutson Heating-Air Conditioning 120 East Washington Avenue Ptwne 7M4734 Fergus t-'alk

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