The Daily Journal from Fergus Falls, Minnesota on June 8, 1974 · Page 2
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Trouble-making turtle Besides being slow, turtles can apparently be as stubborn as jackasses as well. This one planted itself in the middle of Highway 82, a bit south of Ashby recently, serenely sunning itself as cars rushed by. A passing motorist, with a little cajoling, enticed the turtle to the shoulder of the road. Then, preferring a little shade, perhaps, the turtle proceeded to creep under the car. More pleading, and a few threats, got it out from under the car and headed back toward Pelican Lake, its tail leaving a trail in the shoulder of the road. Rotation bill trial requested ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Secretary of State Arlen Erdahl said Thursday he has asked for a fullblown trial on the issue of whether names should be rotated on Minnesota election ballots. District Judge Hyam Segell, St. Paul, refused May 10 to hold the present law unconstitutional, saying there was not enough evidence on the question. Segell's ruling came on a motion by Erdahl for the court to take "judicial notice" of alleged unfairness under the present law. There has been no formal trial on the question. Minnesota law has long provided that the winning party in one election gets all its candidates listed first in the next election. Under the party designation law, the same provision now applies to legislative candidates. This will provide that all DFL candidates will be listed first on ballots this year. "The court asked for more evidence and we think we can prove that the present law is unfair by facts and statistics," Schedule for YMCA (Journal photos by BID Buk) Spying summary report revealed DETROIT, Mich. (AP)-Secret documents show that President Nixon and Henry A. Kissinger received regular summaries of spying and wiretapping conducted by the FBI on White House subordinates and supporters, the Detroit Fiee Press says. The documents, given Thursday to the House Judiciary Committee, indicated that Nixon, Kissinger and former White House Chief of Staff H.R. Haldeman were actively involved in domestic spying, the newspaper said in its Friday morning edition. • • The documents show that between May 1969 and February 1971, then-FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover sent the President, Kissinger and Haldeman frequent memos on the White House surveillance program, the paper said. The article said the wiretaps never led to incriminating information, but netted data on personal habits, a few minor vices and private political beliefs. In a staff memo. Hoover said Kissinger threatened to "destroy whoever did this ... no matter where he is" if the FBI could determine who had been leaking information. The Knight Newspapers story said another memo showed Kissinger agreed to the widespread use of wiretaps on Hoover's recommendation. Kissinger, then a top presi- dential adviser and now secretary of state, has denied under oath that he ordered wiretaps. The Knight Newspapers story said the documents indicate the White House plumbers squad, a group created to halt news leaks, may have been used to carry out spying and wiretap missions rejected by other domestic intelligence-gathering agencies because of questions about their legality, the paper said. New building hours went into effect June 1. They are as follows: Monday-Friday, 9 a,m,-8 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Sunday, YMCA closed. Grade school children may use the "Y" gym during the following hours: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-noon (open gym for basketball, floor hockey and other activities); Tuesday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-ll a.m. (grade school gymnastics, tumbling, tram- polining, floor exercising, etc.); Monday, Thursday, Friday, 2:304 p.m. (recreational trampolining); Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon, (open gym for all activities). The following special events are planned for the month of June: Grade school children: June 12, splash party at the Holiday Inn pool, 2-4 p.m. Be at the "Y" at 1:30 p.m. The limit is 35. Call the "Y" for price information. June 14-15, Indian Guide and Indian Princess campout at Camp Comorant. Junior High: June 13, pool party at the Holiday Inn, 2-4 p.m., Be at the "Y" at 1:30 p.m. Call the "Y" for price information. June 14, girl's basketball league begins play, 4 p.m. June 19, boy's junior high basketball league begins play, 2 p.m. In addition to the activities and hours posted, outdoor activities will be available at the YMCA. Softball, volleyball, badminton, croquet and other games will be available for checkout at the front desk. The stamp club will meet every Saturday at 10 a.m. Bring your collection to the YMCA. Junior high gym hours will be at the following times: Monday 45:30 p.m.; Tuesday, 1:30-5:30 p.m.; Wednesday, 2-5 p.m. (junior high basketball league); Thursday, 1-2 p.m.; Friday, 4-5:30 p.m. (girl's basketball league); Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon. Boys interested in playing in a junior high basketball league should be at the "Y" on Wednesday, June 19 at 2 p.m. Call the "Y" office to sign up for league play. Girls interested in a basketball league should be at the "Y" on Friday, June 14 at 4p.m. Again,call the "Y" to signup. Tuesday evening will be soft ball night for outdoor soft ball from 6:30-0 p.m. Thursday evening will be volleyball night from 6:30-8 p.m. Friday night from 6:30-8 p.m. will be open time for recreational outdoor activities. Adult programming: Adult hours in the health club will change somewhat this summer. Ladies will be given the use of the health club Monday through Friday from 9-11:30 a.m. Also, ladies may use the health club on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings as usual from 6 p.m. until closing. All other hours in the health club are men's time. Because of the slower traffic in the summertime, the racquetball court will be open to all, first come, first serve. The last hour available for-.reservations during the week will be 7 p.m. On Saturday, the last hour available is noon. Senior high and college age persons will be using the gym during the following hours: Monday, 6:30-8 p.m. (senior high basketball league begins June 10. Sign up by calling the YMCA); Wednesday, 6:304 p.m. (open gym for informal basketball games); Friday, 6:304 p.m. (open gym for informal basketball). Also, high school and college age persons may use the gym from noon to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. Swimming will be available at the Holiday Inn pool for ladies during the summer at the following times: Tuesday, 10-11 a.m.; Thursday, 10-11 a.m. Swimming hours will begin July 2. Call the "Y" for price information. Erdahl said. Erdahl contends names should be rotated so that all candidates' names appear first on some ballots. He has said there is a probable "donkey vote," meaning a percentage of voters who always vote for the top name on a ballot, especially in races where candidates are not well known. Hamm's beer being sued SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Lucky Lager beer has filed a (1.5 million antitrust suit against the brewers of Hamm's beer, alleging unlawful price discrimination and attempts to monopolize the California market. General Brewing Co. of San Francisco, brewer of Lucky Lager, claimed in a federal court suit that last March 4 the Theodore Hamm Co. of St. Paul, Minn., began to "unlawfully alter its pricing structure and to discriminate in the pricing of its beer." It alleged this was done by selling beer in California below the prevailing price in order to destroy General Brewing Company's good will and eliminate it as a competitor. Fereis Fills (Mi.) Sat., JweS, 1974 Accident leads to a suicide 3 •BOSTON (AP) — Police say a Boston man who thought he had killed his stepdaughter in a pedestrian-auto accident went ; home and took his own life with • a bullet through his head. : Police said Mike Davis, 43, of. the Roxbury section, struck his stepdaughter, Aldene Bryant, 20, with his car as she walked along Kiimarnock Street in the Fenway. Davis got out of the car, looked at the woman, got back in his car, backed over her legs, and drove home. When Davis reached his house, police said, he told his wife, Claudine, "1 killed her and I'm going to kill myself. The cops are after me right now." Police said Davis took a: handgun from his closet, and : after struggling free from his wife, shot himself. 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