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2 THE KANSAS CITY TIMES ★ ■# Tuesday, July 28, 1970 Glimpses Prince on Good Behavior London (AP)—Prince Charles told five British teenagers, scheduled to visit Washington soon, not to believe any tale-telling about how he and Princess Anne behaved during their recent White House visit. “If they tell you we didn’t behave, you can tell them it wasn’t true,” the prince— Britain’s future king—said jokingly yesterday to the five, all high school students, who will go to the United States next month. He presented them science medals. “You have all been chosen for your ambassadorial qualities so you had better behave yourselves at the White House” Prince Charles said. t t • Charles Michael Lewis Cline Would Have Newsmen Reveal Income Washington (APj—Rep. Fletcher Thompson (R-Ga.) introduced a resolution yesterday to make Washington newsmen subject to the same financial disclosures required of House members and their staffs. “I feel the public has as much right to know about the sources of income of the people reporting the news out of Washington as they do the sources of income of the lawmakers whose activities are reported by newsmen,” Thompson said. “One would have to be half blind and extremely naive to think that newsmen are not human and that at least some could have a personal financial interest in legislation and attempt to influence it through the pressure of their news reporting.” • • • Miss Illinois Is 18 Aurora, 111. (AP)—The new Miss Illinois is Lynn Ann Alexander, 18, of Loami, competing as Miss Springfield. Miss Alexander was crowned Saturday night by the outgoing Miss Illinois, Dulcie Elizabeth Scripture. Miss Southern Illinois, Karen K. Mallams, 20, of Anna, was crowned first runner up. Miss Alexander will compete for the Miss Miss Alexander America title. • • • Makes Tough Climb on Long's Peak Estes Park, Colo. (AP)—A Denver climber has made the first solo climb up the vertical Diamond face of 14,256-foot Long’s peak. The feat was accomplished by William E. Forrest, 30, who climbed the 1,000-foot wall in a 3-day trip that began Friday and ended about l o’clock Sunday afternoon. Forest rangers said he was the third man to attempt the climb alone and the first to succeed. Several teams have scaled the face. Forrest spent Friday and Saturday nights in a hammock suspended from the sheer, rocky face of the mountain. • • • Mrs. Peterson Joins Food Chain Washington (AP)—Mrs. Esther Peterson, a former special assistant to the President for consumer affairs, was named yesterday to be consumer adviser for Giant Food, Inc. Mrs. Peterson plans to take a one-year leave of absence from her job as Washington legislative representative for the Amalgamated Clothing Workers union to accept the food chain post, effective September 1. Joseph B. Danzansky, president of Giant Food, said Mrs. Peterson will head a new department of consumer affairs. • • • CHARGE YOUTH IN WEIGEL CASE (Continued From Page 1.) jugs filled with water, one of which had broken. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Weigel, 708 South Lea drive, Lee’s Summit, told Metro squad officers they last saw their daughter July 2 when she left on a date with Cline. An autopsy revealed that she had died by strangulation. Cline, son of Dr. and Mrs. Donald Cline of Lake Winnebago, left here for a student tour 4 of Europe and Israel, the same day Miss Weigel’s body was found. He returned July 9 but declined to talk to detectives. A grand jury—the first in 24 years in Cass County—was impaneled Thursday to hear evidence. It returned a true bill Friday and the indictment was drawn. Dr. Cline, a veterinarian, said he had no comment., “I’m sorry, I don’t care to discuss it,” Dr. Cline said when asked at the home about the development. The Clines live in a brick and shingle ranch house with a ,. _ . 41 ____, f . .. 11 i.u i 1.« his snare of the cost of printing large lawn on the lake shore. L. . u . 18 There are three children besides1 Mrs. Peterson FAMILIAR LIST ON VOTE SLATE (Continued From Page 1.) Lehr, Wheeler and Teasdale had sought public office with the support of the C. C. P. The Wheeler-Teasdale slate came to pubUc attention early in July after it was revealed that Joe Bolger, jr., candidate for eastern judge, had placed $7,000 in escrow at a bank as Bolger voided the check and withdrew himself for consideration for the ballot after he learned that negotiations also were under way between the Wheeler-Teasdale supporters and Alex M. Petrovic, incumbent eastern judge and a major candidate in the Democratic election. A sum of money also Mansfield She Pledges to Forget Revenge London (AP)—A lovesick hospital maid who went to prison rather thxin promise a court to stop “pestering” her former boyfriend was free yesterday after changing her mind. Irene Avery, 20, signed a court order after 48 hours in a women's jail and promised to behave. Her release, after serving two days of her 28-day sentence, means: • She must not stand and shout in the garden of the former boyfriend, Paul Taylor , IS, who broke off their 4-month romance. • She must not follow Taylor to the construction site where he works as a truck driver and. embarrass him. in front of his workmates. • • • Soviet 'Pressure' on Nasser Washington (AP) — The Senate Democratic leader, Mike Mansfield, said yesterday he was all but certain the Soviet Union, fearing involvement in a Mid-East Vietnam-type situation, initiated Egyptian acceptance of a U. S. peace feeler. Speaking to newsmen, Mansfield said: “It just may be the Soviet Union is aware of the fact that if the situation goes too far, the Mid-East might blow up and if it does, the rest of the world might too.” Noting that President Gamal Abdel Nasser of Egypt agreed to a peace initiative forwarded by the U. S. secretary of state, William Rogers, only after a 19-day stay in the Soviet Union, Mansfield said: “I’m almost certain the Soviets are behind this offer.” • • • To Make Indian Documentaries Pierre, S. D. (AP)—Vern Ashley, South Dakota co-ordinator of Indian affairs, announced yesterday the formation of a company to produce photographs and documentary films of Indian achievements. Ashley said the firm represents an attempt by the Indians “to articulate and visualize their own economic development and culture through the communications media.” Dallas Chief Eagle of Pueblo, Colo., a member of the Rosebud Sioux tribe, was chosen president of the corporation. • • • Divorce to Andre Previn Los Angeles (AP)—Andre Previn, composer-conductor, and his wife, Dore, a lyricist, dissolved their 11-year marriage yesterday. Previn, 41, admitted earlier this year that he was the father of twins born to Mia Farrow, actress. He filed the uncontested divorce petition. The Previns, separated since February, 1969, agreed to equal distribution of an undisclosed amount of community property, including royalties on songs they have written together. Previn also agreed to pay his wife $2,000 a month. She is 44. • • • Moves Up in House Hierarchy Washington (AP) — The death yesterday of Rep. Michael J. Kirwan (D-O.) advances a Mississippian to the position of second Democrat on the House appropriations committee and leaves vacant the chairmanship of one of its important subcommittees. Under the House seniority system Rep. Jamie Whitten (D-Miss.) now becomes second on the appropriations committee, ranking just behind Chairman George Mahon (D-Tex.). Whitten, 60, has been a House member j almost 30 years and is chairman of the agriculture appropriations subcommittee. ! There is considerable question as to who will succeed Kirwan as chairman of the Public works subcommittee, which handles the funds for the Army engineer and reclamation bureau water projects as well as for the Atomic Energy commission and the Tennessee Valley authority < i Cline-an older sister and a younger sister and brother. They have three cars and three boats—a sail boat, a catamaran and a speed boat behind which Cline often was seen skiing. Next door neighbors and the Lake Winnebago police chief expressed dismay at what had taken place and praised the: was deposited on behalf of Pe family. None had seen the youth! trovic. since Wednesday or Thursday,! In addition to Petrovic, other they said ' candidates paid various sums to Mr and Mis C. A. Criger,jhave their names on the Wheel- neighbors on one side of the i er-Teasdale ballot. The excep- Cline family, said they had seen ition, said Bill Brinton, a cam- him last on Wednesday or! paign assistant, were candidates Thursday. Mrs. Criger said she! for the Jackson County commit- believed it was Thursday. ¡tee- They were not charged, he “He was just fooling around said, in the yard.” she said. “He was Bolger was under the impres- out washing the windows and sion that after he placed the just messing around.” The Crigers mentioned that the family had the boats, three cars, a small motorcycle and, sometimes, a pony in the yard. “The kids seemed to have everything they need and are a j very happy family,” Mrs. Cri-j ger said. “We’ve been here four years; and think they have been there about two years. We feel sorry; for them but don’t know what to say to them.” Lester Fenton, police chief,! said he had seen Cline last! week. “It was somewhere around Wednesday. I think,” the chief said. “He was driving around with a bunch of boys in the car. He waved at me and went on.” Fenton said he used to see Cline in one of the three family cars, a white 1966 Chrysler 4-j door sedan. “I’ve known Mike since I’ve been here,” the chief said. “He^ was a nice, polite, well-dressed; boy, always respectful and he: always treated me all right.” Fenton said the youth was an avid water skier and the chief; saw him mainly with other boys j on the lake, which he also pa-1 trois as part of his police duties. He recalled that he had stopped him July 1 or July 2 for exceeding the speed limit. “It was evening, before dark,” Fenton said. “He said he had a date. I told him to! take it a little slower and didn't | give him a ticket.” Fenton said that he heard “through the grapevine” Friday that he should arrest Cline if he saw him. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Yoakum, neighbors on the other side of the Clines, said they last saw the youth Tuesday or Wednesday while he was out in the yard. Both the Crigers and the Yoakums said they were vis-! ited yesterday morning by the i FBI. LAKE PILOTS WORKING ) Duluth, Minn. (AP) — Great j Lakes pilots were back on the job yesterday as a brief dispute ended between the pilots association and Coast Guard and Department of Transportation officials. money In escrow his name would be on the ballot. But Wheeler said in an interview with The Star that agreement on financing also had been reached with Petrovic. He said a decision then would be made on which candidate to put on the slate. As it turned out, Petrovic will be on the Wheeler-Teasdale ticket. Petrovic and Wheeler have feuded about county policy matters on the court bench, but Wheeler said he believed he could work with the eastern judge after Charles E. Curry, presiding judge, leaves public office. Curry did not seek reelection. Other candidates on the Wheeler-Teasdale ballot include Bruce R. Watkins for circuit court clerk; Mrs. Bernice Conley, county clerk; Bill Austin, recorder of deeds, and James P. Aylward, jr., county collector. Leaders in the Wheeler-Teasdale campaign organization, including Russell Millin, manager, have said announcement of the slate was imminent for several weeks. Time was growing extremely short. Wheeler disclosed the names on the ballot after he was asked yesterday. He said it was ready for mailing. Because of limited funds, there will be only two runs, one for the western district and one for the eastern district. Printing and mailing of a ballot is estimated to cost between $18,000 and $20,000. Other candidates on the ballot: Missouri Senate—Reynolds D. (Pete) Rodgers, 10th district. Missouri House—Kenneth L. Growney, second district; James G. Baker, third; Jim Lillis, fourth; William A. Finn, sixth; Michael J. Drape, seventh; Dave Savage, ninth; Harry Gallagher, 18th; Gene Andrisevic, 20th; Eula Mahan, 21st and Alan B. Slayton, 23rd. 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