The Daily Journal from Fergus Falls, Minnesota on May 23, 1974 · Page 10
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* Survivors CMttaued from page 1 pull him ashore. The second boat had passed around thebendintheriverand did not turn around. Four picnickers, Nancy and Sue Ness, Dick Saunders and Kirk Williams, saw the boat overturn and came to the bank to help. They shouted at Joe to keep John's head above water. Joe, who is partially disabled, said later, "It was all I could do to keep his head above water." One of the onlookers, Nancy Ness, dove into the water and swam to help Joe drag John the remaining feet to the bank. Willard was still in the water trying to bring the overturned boat to shore. But the anchor had fallen to the bottom and he couldn't move it. Nancy swam out to the boat ;yith a steak knife from the picnic basket and tried unsuccessfully to cut the boat loose. Ness told Willard that she would swim to shore with him and assist him if he needed help. He made it to shore unaided. Glud remembers that his feet sank into the deep mud of the bank and he stubbed his feet against stumps of old trees that were covered by the high water. "I never felt so good as when I touched those stumps," he said. Johnson was in poor con dit i on after he had been pulled from the river. The other picnickers had covered him with a blanket to keep him warm. "The main thing was to get him to the hospital," Joe said. "I knew he was in shock and suffering from exposure." "I turned him over on his stomach and cleared his throat," Ness remembered. "Some water came out of his mouth. He was conscious. Whenever he exhaled he would bellow." They picked up John in the blanket and carried him half a mile to Nancy's car. Nancy and Saunders drove the Gluds and John to Lake Region Hospital. He died about five hours later. "I can't figure out what we would have done without them," Willard said of the young people who came to their aid. "I didn't see them when the boat tipped over." "That boat rolled over in slow motion but everything else happened so fast that 1 just can't remember what else * Health Continued from page 1 Kennedy said the basic coverage of hospitalization and physician services in the two bills was about the same. But his measure contains benefits lacking in the Nixon bill, such as medical care for pregnant women and small children and greater protection against catastrophic illness. One major hurdle to enactment of a far-reaching national health insurance plan this year is the jammed schedule of the House Ways and Means and Senate Finance committees, which must act on it. Each panel is holding public hearings on the subject, but they also must consider this year such important measures as tax reform, international •trade, tax increases for oil companies and an increase in the national debt limit. Sen. Abraham A. Ribicoff, D- Conn., a Finance Committee member, says he sees no chance for enactment of health insurance in 1974 if the House votes to impeach President Nixon and the Senate conducts a trial on the charges. In testimony prepared for the House Ways and Means Committee today, a spokesman for the nation's private health insurers said his industry supported a government-private partnership but strongly opposed an all-government insurance plan. "We are not quarreling about goals. We are arguing about means," said Fredrick E. Rathgeber, executive vice president of the Prudential Insurance Co. of America, who was representing the Health Insurance Association of America, the American Life Insurance Association and the Life Insurers Conference. He said a partial or total government takeover of health insurance would be "inefficient, inflexible and an unnecessary use of taxes urgently needed to deal with other domestic needs." Farmers wont exemptions on noise standards ST. JAMES, Minn. (AP) Agriculture should be exempted from proposed state noise standards, officials of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (PCA i were told Wednesday. The request was received coolly, but officials .assured about 50 persons at an informational session in St. James that the standards would not create any problems for rural Min- nesota. The regulations would set maximum noise levels in four zones—residential, retail and light business, industrial ami undeveloped. Agriculture is defined as industrial, a farmhouse Thommosak given nomination JOHNJOHNSON happened," Joe says. Neither Glud blames the driver of the other boat, but as Joe noted, -I'd sure hate to think they saw the boat overturn and just kept going." John caught the only fish that afternoon. BANGKOK, Thailand (API — Thailand's National Assembly nominated Sanya Thammasak today as the country's new premier, urging him lo return to the post from which he resigned two days Ht!0. Under the Thai constitution, a decision on a new premier will be made by King Bhumipol Adulyadej, but it was thought likely that the king, a long-time associate and personal friend of Sanya, would follow the assembly's recommendation and urge Results of impeachment poll may be withheld S.MITHFIKI.D, H.I. (AP) Pollster George Gallup says his organization is '•weighing very carefully" whether to suspend a survey regarding possible impeachment of President N'ixon. Gallup, in a news conference More speaking at the annual dinner of the Pawtucket-Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce Wednesday, said the consideration to withhold poll results was based on discussions in the press as to whether such surveys unduly influence Congress during impending impeachment proceedings. However, he added that neither client newspapers nor government officials have contacted his firm on the question. Gallup also said that his latest poll scheduled to be released Sunday will indicate a continued increase in the number of Americans who think the President should be impeached or removed from office. But he refused to say whether the new poll shows that a majority now favor the President's removal. The Gallup poll released one- and-a-half weeks ago reported a 5 to 4 majority opposed to Nixon's removal from office. In his speech, Gallup said the Republican party has been unable to capitalize on the widespread conservative sentiment of the American people. He said this was undoubtedly due to "image problems and the lack of confidence in the Nixon administration." Gallup said the latest surveys show more Americans classify themselves as conservative today than at any time since the question was first asked by his organization in 1939. Sanya to form a new government. Assembly Speaker M.R. Kuk- rit Pramoj, who had teen mentioned as a candidate for the premiership, told newsmen that Sanya was Ihe only seriously debated candidate in a twohour closed assembly session. Kukril said he would sec the 67-year-old acting premier today and persuade him to return. The speaker said he would go before the king on Friday to lobby for Sanya, who is staying on until the king chooses a new premier. The decision to nominate Sanya came by concensus, not a formal vote, Kukrit said. Prior to the session, an informal poll by The Associated Press found that 174 of 211 legislators at the meeting wanted Sanya to come back. Sanyu also has been endorsed by major newspapers and the country's powerful student organizations. Sanya, a former university rector, has insisted strongly that his political life has ended and that he was tired and wants lo return to private life. Saiiya's government came to power last October after a student-led revolution toppled the military rule of Premier Tha- iiom Kittikaehorn. Openness in Thai life bred by the country's release from a decade of military governments brought strong criticisms of government actions and policy, which Ihe gentle, idealistic Sanya often found difficult to deal with. Hearst Mining harm is foreseen ST. PAUL, .Minn. (AP) - Irreparable environmental harm could be done by copper and nickel mining in northeastern Minnesota, government officials have been told in a letter from representatives of 26 environmental and religious organizations. The groups urged strict controls on any operations of International Nickel Corp. (Inco), which has requested permission to begin mining operations in Superior National Forest. The letter said Inco plans to dig open pit mines up to one mile long and 1,000 feet deep to extract ore that is less than 1 per cent copper-nickel. It also raised questions about air and water pollution that would result from mining and smelting operations. Among officials to whom the letter was sent were Interior Secretary Rogers C.B. Morton, Minnesota Gov. Wendell Anderson and Harold Anderson, supervisor of the Superior National Forest. The environmentalists said both state and federal agencies "seem to be rushing headlong toward approval of this development." *Nixon Continued from page 1 in which Nixon, Dean, former Atty.Gen. John N. Mitchell and former White House aides John D. Ehrlichman and H.R. Haldeman discussed various means of dealing with the upcoming Senate Watergate hearings. Rep. Elizabeth Holtzman, D- N.Y.. said she found the tape "very significant," but did not go into detail. Rep. Robert Drinan, D-Mass., said "the whole tone of the conversation showed they were determined not to let it i the cover-up of White House involvement in Watergate > get out." In other Watergate-related developments: —U.S. District Court Judge Gerhard Gesell signed subpoenas directing Nixon to turn over documents, including some top secret papers. for the plumbers trial. —Vice President Gerald H. Ford said he hopes Nixon will give the Judiciary Committee any additional material relevant to impeachment. —The Senate Watergate committee granted immunity to Texas lawyer Jake Jaeobsen in an attempt to uet him lo testify about a:i alleged $10.000 dairy industry bribe to Connally. Connally has denied he took the money. —Presidential adviser Rev. John Mclaughlin urged Hep. Jerome Waldie. D-Caiif.. a member of the Judiciary Committee, to disqualify himself from the impeachment inquiry. Mclaughlin, a Jesuit priest, said Waldie "alike clearlv has Continued from page 1 Donald "Cinque" DcFreeze — continued their mourning Wednesday with indications that at least one parent was considering taking action against the authorities who killed them. Dr. LS. "Pete" Wolfe, father of William Wolfe, 23, said in an interview with the Allentown (Pa.) Call-Chronicle that he may sue the FBI for $100 million "for the John Wayne approach to law enforcement" (fiat led to the death of his son. Dr. Wolfe, who lives in Ern- maus, Pa., said: "I want other parents to know that I don't believe police should kill everybody in five minutes so they can go home to supper. Nobody in authority ever came to me and said that he was a member of the SLA. He was slaughtered, yet on the bench they had no warrants for his arrest." In Cleveland, about 1,000 persons paid their respects to De- Freeze, the SLA's self-styled General Field Marshal Cinque. Delano DeKreeze, Donald's brother, said he was not sure the body was his brother's because the fingers and teeth were missing. But a spokesman for the IMS Angeles County coroner's office said they had been kept as evidence and will be released to the family when the case is closed. The spokesman said the office has no doubt about its identification of the body. ENCOURAGE TALENT Rent an instrument for your child convicted President Nixon his head and in his heart." in "We'll See You" at... FINEST AMUSEMENT Co. 124 So. Vine St. "A Fun Place To Go' 121-123 East Lincoln Fergus Falls Dial 739-2246 WOtSON ;is residential. State Sen. Howard Olson, DKI<-St. James, was among those who asked Al Perez, chief of the PCA's noise pollution section, to suspend the regulations for nonmetropolitan areas of Minnesota "at least until we make sure they are okay." Vern Ingvalson, Minnesota Farm Bureau legislative director, said his group opposes inclusion of agriculture in the regulations unless the level of acceptable noise is increased. Several persons said a primary concern among farm in. terests was that noise created by grain elevator crop dryers would exceed the standards. Tom Cashman of Mankato, secretary of the Northwest Agriculture Dealers Association, urged that the regulations include variances in enforcement and that the PCA recognize that dryers create only a seasonal noise. He said costs for running a dryer have risen as much as 1.7 cents per bushel because of new ;iir pollution standards. He urged that noise pollution standards add no more cost. Perez acknowledged that some elevator dryers could exceed proposed standards, but he added that the farmers' complaints did not justify exempting an entire segment of the population from the standards. He noted that high noise lev- Fergus Falls (Mi. ThufS.,May23,1974 els can cause nervousness, loss of hearing, high blood pressure and lack of sleep. The noise regulations are scheduled for PCA adoption late this fall. Public hearings are scheduled at the PCA's Roseville office June 27-28. 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