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Monday, May 4, 1970
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Tractor spill kills Kellogg farmer WORKERS STRfKE upwards of 400 members of Two of the the Winona building trades who went out on strike this morning picket the site of the Merchants National Bank of Winona construction on East 3rd Street. 400 tradesmen strike here; construction halts About 400 members of the I and we want (o keep it that Winona Building Trades Council were on strike here today following failure to reach agreement on new two-year contracts between unions and contractors. Isadore Wieczorek, business manager of .the Winona Building Trades Council, said today that the strike officially began this morning. Contracts had expired April 1 and there was a one-month grace period following the expiration. Among those locals involved, he said, are Carpenters Local 307, Laborers Local 1360, Painters Local 540, Bricklayers Local 7 and Plasterers and Finishers Local 81. Wieczorek said that no meeting of union representatives with the Winona Contracting Employers A s s o ciation has been scheduled. He said that an impedimenl to negotiations was being posed by the fact t h a t the Winona contractor group has joinec with the Outstate Builders Group and that the contractors want Winona union represenla fives to go to the Twin Citie; to negotiate in a group with local representatives and con tractors from other outstate communities. "It's been a common prac tice," Wieczorek held, "to conduct negotiations locallj way." He said several interim contracts have been signed with contractors on specific projects to hold until formal final agreement is reached. One of the major projects for which an interim agreement has been signed Teamsters still divided on end to strike By THE ASSOCIATED PRES Striking Teamsters Union members across Ihe nation are divided on whether to end their wildcat trucking strike and re- KELLOGG, Minn. (Spccial)- hirles McNary, 79, was crush- d to death Sunday about 1 p.m. ·hen the tractor he was riding pped over on him near his arm home in Snake Creek bout five miles south of here a Watopa Township. According to the Wabasha County Sheriff's Department when McNary was pulling a ence post wth the tractor, he looked the chain to tie seat in- lead of the drawhar, which Goetz predicts hell get GOP endorsement where workers were on the jo today was the Key Apartments under construction on We oth Street. Wieczorek said t h a t the council was prepared to sign mutually agreeable interim contracts with any contractor willing to negotiate such an agreement. ST. PAUL (AP) - Lt. Gov James Gpetz predicted toda that he will win the Hepublica endorsement for governor somi time after the first ballot at th state GOP convention June 2C Goetz said his rival, Att Gen. Douglas Head, will lea on the first ballot but will fa to hold his strength much b yond the first round. Goetz said his initial slrengl 11 be 45 to 43 per cent of th ate convention delegates an edicled "significant switches ter the second ballot. Backers of Head have falki Dnfidently of winning endors ent themselves, possibly i ,e first ballot. Goetz retreated from previo .nts that he might run against ead in the Sept. 15 primary, BANNEKED . . . The site of the new Leaf Laundry was one of the construction sites picketed by members of Carpenters Local 307 this morning. Carrying the banner is David Halverson, Galesville, Wis. (Daily News photos) Delegation asks for different road location A delegation of residents in Pedestrian hurl while crossing downtown street A 55-year-old Winona man listed in good condition at Com munity Memorial Hospital t the area of CSAH 23, south day with a le g fracture an of Highway 14 at Stockton to P ossible P clv!C {raclures a . n turn to work. Dissident truckers in Los Angeles voted overwhelmingly over the weekend to rejec f a tentative national contract and St. Louis Teamsters reaffirmed their decision to remain on strike. However, Teamsters in Cleveland decided to go bark to work today. About 6,000 striking Clevelanc drivers were expected back on their jobs after a vole of 951 to 378 Sunday to enr 1 their strike Thr Cleveland vote came two days after Teamsters in Akron Ohio, rlecideri to end their wild cat strike, involving 4,600 driv- f n '7 h ~ e used the tractor to flip over ackwards, throwing him off id pinning him beneath the achine. McNary was found by his rolher, John, who walked to e Tom Sheehan farm to call r iielp. A farmer, he was born Dec. 15, 390 in Greenfield Township to :r. and Mrs. Thomas McNary. e never married and hac armed and lived with his broth r, John, many years. Survivors are: two brothers ohn and Thomas, Kellogg 'hree brothers and a sister ave died. Funeral services will be hel t St. Agnes Catholic Church Vednesday at 10:30 a.m., th :ev. S. N. Mulcahy officiating E 'rial will be in the churc' emetery. Friends may call at Abbot 1 Vise Funeral Home, Wabasha rom 7 p.m. today until time o ervices on Wednesday. Paris losary will be said Tuesday a 3 p.m. University students urged to strike MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - U versity of Minnesota students planned a mass rally today in an attempt to urge a student FRAMEWORK EUECTED . , . The $930.000 addition to the Rushford ( M i n n . ) High School, which includes a new gymnasium, is under construction. The gymnasium will seat 1,200. There also will be six new classrooms. As soon as Ihe new gymnasium is completed the old gymnasium will be re- modeled into a library and an auditorium, with a stage for plays and musical activities. General contractor is Nelson Construction Co., Caledonia, Minn. Work is scheduled for completion hy February 1971. (Mrs. Robert Bunke photo) 3a Head is endorsed. Instead, Goetz renewed onlention that Head has demanded hard commitments rom delegates, rather than !et- ng delegates make their own lioice. His own method, Goetz said ,as been merely to ask dele- lates to evaluate the two candi- lates on the basis of their cam laigns. Goetz, 33, said he personally nows of delegates committee o Head for the first and secom jallot. It is among such dele jates where erosion will occur, joetz predicted. It takes a 60 per cent vole to vin endorsement at the state GOP convention. After six dis- rict GOP conventions, straw votes have given Head about Winona Daily News Wincna, Minnesota MONDAY, MAY 4, 1?70 Highway toll is now 213 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Minnesota highway death toll has risen to 213, compared with 220 a year ago, following the deaths of two men in separate one car accidents. Philip P. Folkers, 26, Heron Lake, Minn., died Saturday begins immediately," said Karll night in an accident on Minne- Vohs, a member of the ad hoc so t a 60 about two miles east of strike in opposition to U.S. invasion of Cambodia and resumption of the bombing of S'orth Vietnam, hi-. A vote will be taken at the rally to determine whether students and faculty want to go on strike. "If the vote is yes, the strike Police check series of weekend thefts Winona police today are in-jCabe said. The ladder was found vestigating a reported burglary I i n an allc y at lnc « ar ° E the at Bcrnie's DX Service at 4th Paint Dp P ot . 167 Ccnlcr s - · Investigations are contmung j into all of the other incidents, strike committee. Vohs, a liberal arts junior, said the strike effort is in con- jrnclion with other student activity across the nation. In a related development, a group of students from six Twin Cities colleges have been trying to telephone President Nixon to tell him of their objection to U.S. involvement in Cambo- State Aid Road 25 at the North Warren School, appeared before members of the Winona County Board of Commissioners meeting today. The delegation, headed by H. A. Wardwell, presented a petition requesling that the county not change the location of the present road. The road is one that was placed on the five-year plan for highway C[T Y ACCIDENT BOX SCORE being struck by a car on We 5lh Street near Johnson Street at 8:54 p.m. Saturday. Injured is Hilbert Papenfuss, 408 High Forest St. He was hurt, police said, when he stepped out into the street in mici- block and was struck by an eastbound 1970 mociel scdar. driven by Francis J. Hofer, 1138 Marion St. construction and the change would place the road on the ridge. per cent lo 43 per cent for Goelz. Conventions in the 1st and 8th districts next Saturday will wind up the Republican convention schedule. Asked to comment on the effect of Ihe Vietnam war on the campaign,' Goetz said he would not "second guess" President Nixon and supports the President's explanation of the move into Cambodia. "I support his statement thai it is a temporary thing and i; needed," Goetz said. He added that by doing so he does, not support a widening of the war. Officers attend traffic school at Holzinger Law enforcement personnel from throughout Southeastern Minnesota are in Winona this week, for a traffic control school sponsored by the Minne-- To dale -so j a Bureau of Criminal Appre- 1SBO 1070 nension . Heron Lake, in Jackson County. The Highway Patrol said Folkers lost control of his car and it rolled over, throwing him out. burglars made off with just over $100 svorlh of merchandise Saturday night. The burglary was discovered early Sunday morning, according to Chief James McCabe. It is believed that thieves enter- McCabe said. Law partners form two new firms WHITEHALL. Wis. (Special) The law firm of Tarrant, -- -- -- i i i c ion in in vji i di iim. ed through a rest room window. | Lund t Sherman, Whitehall and Cigarettes, a radio, and olh- Black River Falls, has been er items were taken, -McCabe I dissolved. o f | Burr Tarrant, William A. Mattka and Alan S. Robertson, i l l liuu uttn inn\.ii * i k L i i i no vuniiJ Vern H. Fisher, 55, rural Al-| si[e al P r a i r i e ]sland Park at bert Lea, Minn., died early Sun-| a [j 0 ut 3 a.m. Sunday. said, with a total value $102.49. Lloyd Wright, Mcllcnry, ni. 1 -" m cmbers""of""ihe 'firm,"have) told police at 8:14 a.m. Sunday formed a partnership as Tar- that some camping equipment rant, Matlka Robertson, with had been taken from his camp- Tarranl and Mattka as resident dia. Mike Glennon, 22, a senior at the College of St. Thomas said students have been calling since Nixon's speech and had gotten through to the White House, but presidentia' aides always said 1 Nixon was unavailable. · Wabasha sportsmen to join cleanup WABASHA, Minn. (Special) -Members of the Wabasha Sportsmen's Club decided at a special meeting Wednesday to join National Cleanup Day, announced Rep. Charles Miller, president. Wabasha Public School children will be released from school Tuesday, starling at p.m. to pick up litter aroum county and state roaris, under i trot of the vehicle, which land- the sponsorship of the Izaakied in the west ditch. The en duy when his car left Minnesota 251 at Us intersection with Freeborn County Koad 45. · Milwaukee driver faces charges DODGE, Wis. (Special) Jeorge J. Toshner, 22, Milwau- tee, was charged with failure o have a vehicle under eon- ,rol following a one car accident at 6 p.m. Saturday on County Trunk Highway G, 114 miles south of here. Total value of the items taken, including a cooler filled with food, was listed t S75. Steven Finch, 55214 E. Wabasha St., reported Saturday evening that someone had taken a generator from his motorcycle sometime during the night Friday. partners at Whitehall, and Robertson as resident partner at Blair. Berlon D. Sherman and Daniel Pizzini, members of the firm, have formed a partnership under the name of Sherman Pizzini, with an office at Black River Falls. They will be joined by Eric Slutz after his graduation and admission to lha bar of Wisconsin next month. The loss was valued at SB. , Ra , g former member ?«»"^i,,S.v ° f he fi TM. relired Ju 'y i. 19fi9 St., reported to police Saturday that sometime between noon and 2 p.m. someone had entered his bo at ho use on Prairie Island Road and stolen some fishing He is scheduled to appear in equipment valued at $52. Trempcaleau County Traffic Court May 19 at 9 a.m. Steve Hanson, county traffic officer, said the accident occurred when Toshner, driving a 1970 sedan, and southbound on CTH G, entered a curve at a high rale of speed and lost con- Walton League. tire body of the car was sprung. Vandals apparently damaged a power lawnmower Salurd ay- evening at Ihe home of Harvey Graven to meet Wabasha delegates WABASHA, Minn. - Gubernatorial candidate David Graven, .Minneapolis, will speak to an informal gathering of the Kane, 1620 Kracmer Dr. The' W abasha County DFL delegates amount of the damage was not and a it erna t e s at 8:30 p.m. listed - Tuesday, at the Idle Hour Cafe A 36-foot ladder, reported i ], erc _ stolen from Edward Karslen, j Winona County delegates have 127 W. Wabasha St., last Wed!a ] so been invited to hear the nesday, was recovered Salur- University of Minnesota profes- day by police officers, Chief Me-1 sor. Newcomers, all broadcasters endorsed for Congress race According to James Papen- j Deaths 4 3 j ^he group of 38 officers is fuss, commissioner, the only I Accidents .254 276 meeting at Holzinger Lodge work planned for the road is Injuries CD 1M from 8 a , m . to 4:30 p.m. daily Despite the urging of their local president to return to work, .Teamsters Local 600 in St. Louis voted 1,969 to 1,794 in favor of continuing their 33 day-old wild-! ^ grading on one mile, to be done in 1972. The petition slated that less farm land would be taken it the present location is kept; there would be less drifting grade incline would be less; Ihe present location serves more people and is a safer highway since the proposed road would offer one ' more access to Highway 14 Property damage ....$110,019 $134,762 cat strike. Violence erupted in and Cleveland as some trucking firms attempted to make shipments. About 300 striking St. Ixniis Teamsters tried to pre- leaving 'he yards of Consolidated Freighlways Sunday night. T . ' acquisition also would cost · U)UIS less, stated the petition. The petition was placed on file. The board said when the next 'ive-year road plan is drawn it will be reviewed. Other members of the delegation were Marvin Ellinghuy- Two policemen and two picks « n ;,. KeTlth Johnson, f r a n k J. L TM' e " * a _ r .'""'i TM- Trester and Lester Lade- were treated at a hospital for injuries and released. Six strikers were arrested and booked on suspicion of general peace disturbance. The tentative national contract calls for a pay increase of $1.10 an hour over 39 months. Under the old contract drivers averaged about $4.05 an hour. The Amazon River, with a volume of flow 11 limes as great as the Mississippi's, spills from its mouth one-fifth of all the fresh water discharged by rivers into al' world. the seas of the wig. Commissioner Len Merchle- witz has been .named to the Association of Minnesota Counties committee on highways, and Leo Borkowski to the committee on county administration. On Zoning Administrator Vernold Boynlon, commissioners approved a conditional land use for Jerome Majerus, Plainview, to establish a primitive campground on 35 acres in ' Whitewater township. Papenfuss was apparently thrown about 10 feet by the force of the collision, police said. Hofer was not injured, and his car was not damaged. OTHER ACCIDENTS SATURDAY: 6:02 p.m. -- West Mark and Johnson streets intersection col-j lision: Laverne F. Decker, 609 Center St., 1062 model station wagt.i, $270; Nicholas T. Cheesebrow, St. Paul, Minn., 1968 model hardtop, $240. SUNDAY 1:13 a.m. -- East 5th Street near Center Street, two parked cars struck: Robert Carter, 22, 206',i Hamilton St., 1969 model hardtop, $1,000, strik- this week. The Winona Police Department has sent 17 men to the school, Chief James McCabe re- pork, and Winuna County Sheriff George Fort has sent four officers. Sheriff Fort also reports that Officer Helmer Weinmann is attending the Governor's Conference on Drug Abuse in Minneapolis today. ing; Stanley Stoipa, 727 E, King St., 1969 model sedan, $2,000, parked; Joseph Stoipa, 414 Grand St., 1967 model sta tion wagon, $300, parked. · Elderly driver h u r t the recommendation o f ! 3 S Car leaves road Wincni LMgt No. II » F. t A.M. WORK IN THE FIRST DEGREE TUESDAY, MAY 5 -- 7:30 P.M. Refreshment* Harold S. S1r«at«r, W.M. INDEPENDENCE, Wis. (Spe cial) -- An 84-year-old Arcadia woman received neck injuries in a one-car accident about 2:20 p.m. Saturday, three miles south of here on an Arcadia (own road. Miss Elvira Knecht, Arcadia Rt. 3, was taken to Tri-County Memorial Hospital here by Ellingson Ambulance Service, where she still is a patient. According to Steve Hanson, Trempealeau County traffic officer and Fred Staff, State High[way Patrol, while traveling Five to attend school patrol camp EYOTA, Minn. (Special) -- ?ive delegates will represeni D o v e r - E y o t a elementary schools at the Lcgionville Safely Patrol Camp at Brainerd this summer. The additional representative was made possible when the Farmers Co-op Creamery, Eyota, joined the list of sponsors and contributors this year. Delegates to Legionville are: Jean Undeberg, Eyota; Robin Zalky and Steve Ryan, Dover; Tim Delaney, Viola and David Nesler, Eyota. Sponsoring agencies or organizations are: Dover-Eyota Parent · Teacher Association; Eyota Farmers State Bank; Dover-Eyota School Activity By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Terry Montgomery, George Rice and Dick Enroth, different ,n political philosophy, but linked by their common background in broadcnsling and their newness to polities, have been picked by their parties to run for Congress. Montgomery, a 32-year-old radio station owner and college vice president, was endorsed on the first ballot at Ihe 6th District DFL convention in St. Cloud" Sunday. He mil oppose two-term Republican John M. Zwach in the sprawling 19 county district, which stretches across central Minnesota from Mille Lacs Lake to the South district 4th, by a 92-67 margin. Head won his own district, the 5th, by a 114-31 margin and swept the 7th, 114-56. Head won ihree district straw votes last Cloud State College. He is a former newsman for the Minnea- expansion into Camboda as "hopeless." polis Tribune and WCCO-TV in Enroth, who had to be three Minneapolis. weekend and now has about 57 a , ballots before defeating William The 6th District is considered i Hathaway and Rex McCuen for "swing" dislrict and is one i the nomination, said his cam- of the target areas this year f o r ' p a i g n theme would be the DFL in its bid to change cover America." per cent of the votes cast thus far in district conventions. Robert Bargland won congressional endorsement al the 7th Dislrict DFL convention at Detroit Lakes. The 41-year-old Roseau farmer lost to incumbent Republican Rep. Odin Langen' closely with the Nixon adminis-| Enroth described the incum- by fewer than 5,000 voles in (ration in the belief that unrest bent Fraser as ''one of the 10 1968. over the Vietnam war and lack , most permissive minded con- the 5-3 Republicar. domination of the Minnesota congressional delegation. He has been in broadcasting since 19!7, including a stint as play-by-play announcer for the Montgomery told reporters he Minneapolis Laker professional will campaign to link Zwach j basketball team. DFL Delegates in the 2nd Dis- of farm prosperity will end ,:^. _ . _ i r _ « ;~ C]f,r.nn C"i-n 7ti"3f*ii*c ffMir.vnar »-nirTn trie., meeting in Sleepy Eye, failed to endorse any candidate Zwach's four-year reign. Both Rice and Enroth won against Republican Rep. Ancher party backing after the briefest gressmen. Robert E. Short, the DFL party's major unannounced candidate for governor, continued Dakota border Nclsen. '· ° f "nlilical seasoning. , his criticism of the party en- Rice longtime television edi- 1 And in the 4th District, Re- Rice's availability as a can- . dorsement system in a brief ap- o d a l ' commentator, was en- publicans again failed to find a j didate ^ followed an ^intensive pearance at the 6th District dorsed on the first ballot Salur- "" ' ..... ''"' ..... ««-- ··· TM*' '--· ..... ·-- day at the 3rd District DFL convention in Golden Valley. The congressional seat for the 3rd District, which takes in Anoka and suburban Hennepin counties, will be up for grabs with incumbent Republican C'.ark MacGregor a candidate for the U.S. Senate. Enroth, veteran radio news lack of opposition to Karth. candidate to oppose veteran j w :k of searching by DFL lead- j venlion. DFL'er Joseph Karth. The GOP j ers to find a name candidate to He said that whichever has been faced perennially with ! oppose Republican State Rep. allows the people to choose can- j William Franzel for the seat be-; didates in an open primary ·ing vacated by MacGregor. j w i n a sweeping victor)-. Both the GOP and the DFL In a convention appearance.! "The mood of the country, lh» have two district conventions , jjj ce ss \$ ^ e na( ] once SU ppo r ied j mood of Minnesota in 1970 is remaining. Republicans will: the U.S. presence in Vietnam, ,'le; the people control the poli- hold their 1st District c o n v e n - | t u i now regards the war and its timns, 1 " Short said. lion at Rochester "nd their 4th] District convention at SI. Paul 1 ncxl Saturday. The DFL man won endorsement on the: hold its 1st District convention third ballot Saturday at the 5th ' ' "District Republican meeting in Minneapolis. Enroth, regarded as a political -or.servative, will oppose Democrat Donald Fra- Minneapolis district since ,962. Meanwhile, Atty. Gen. Douglas Head com, ied to pile up · and the Farmers Co-op Creamery. Dales of the camps are June 14-20 for boys and August 9-15 for girls. south on a town road near the i convention tests Saturday. f f , A endor I men!, winning two more district Roman Kulig farm Miss Knecht lost control of her 1955 sedan and wound up in the west ditch. at Austin and its 8lh Dislrict convention at Duluth on the same day. Montgomery said tlu- central issue in the campaign will be 'the tolfcl failure of Zwach and his Republican parlv in dealinq with the w a r , inflation, high taxes, farm income, pollution, crime, education and t'ne other serious problems of this district' and this nation.' 1 He is the principal owner cf However, Lt. Gov. James radio station V.'KPM al Prince- Goetz, his rival, claimed his first district victory, in his home ton, Minn., and is vice president for development of St. W I N O N A ATHLETIC CLUB MONTHLY MEETING WEDNESDAY, MAY 6 8:00 p.m. -- LUNCH --

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