Lexington Herald-Leader from Lexington, Kentucky on March 5, 1975 · 48
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Lexington Herald-Leader from Lexington, Kentucky · 48

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Wednesday, March 5, 1975
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a? i1 W1 WXWINr'-W X0gWl'iW'WAwrtiy4sWWIWWlivWWiW'W‘VVllllVlflWI rW" iUU 18 The Lexington Leader Lexington Ky! Wcdnciday March 5 1975 rKfm iaaniMMHfsf X i ? f i $24 Million On Goal Possible By BAY COHN ' Leader Frankfort Bureau FRANKFORT Ky -Tuesday vu a day of good news for Kentucky's coal producing counties for two reasons Gov Julian Carroll handed out the first severance tax revenue sharing checks to four of the counties An advisory committee composed of five legislators which must approve the Sects which receive the Is from the tax released Department of Revenue ' estimates showing the (82 million allocated under the program in the 1974-75 fisc cl year will quadruple to (24999937 the next fiscal year The advisory committee also Tuesday approved 12 more projects totaling $330000 The projects are for seven counties five of them — Breathitt Harlan Johnson Laurel and Ifagoffin — in Eastern Kentucky ' Carroll presented checks totaling $187281 to the county judges of Bell Webster end Muhlenberg counties and to a representative of Letcher County The severance tax ' surplus program which started last August wss-pushed through tlie 1974 General Assembly by Eastern Kentucky legislators who handed together to form the “Mountain Caucus” The severance tax is four per cent of the coal sales price with a minimum of 30 cents per ton The counties under the surplus program now receive half the tax money in excess of the state budget The governor said the program needs some “refinement” and predicted the 1978 General Assembly will do -so He did not elaborate on the kind of refinement he seeks or expects the assembly to approve The program expires June 30 1976 unless renewed by the 1978 legislature County judges from 41 coal-producing' counties last December formed the Kentucky Coal County Coalition and are demanding that the General Assembly grant their counties half of the severance tax revenues raised in each county They want the funds to be aKoeated “without strings” The governor presented Ben County’ Judge Willie Hendrickson seven checks totaling $9600 to finance the purchase of equipment for a landfill operation including a garbage pickup service Ex-Employe Says Boss Didn’t Like Leg Hair SOMERS Conn (UPI) -Judith Quist has filed a sex discrimination suit against her former boss She says he fired her because of 'the length' of her hair — on her legs Mrs Quist 27 a waitress protested that her fellow employes at the P 1 a s a Restaurant did not have to shave their legs ' She stopped shaving her legs about five years ago because of ’'personal preference" she said “Some people wear their hair long or short some- men wear beards and mustaches It’s a matter: of your own tastes” Jerome Young 26 who bought the restaurant near the Massachusetts line three years ago said several patrons had complained About Mrs Quist's unshaven legs “I think it's a basis of being well-groomed” he said The hearing on her complaint was scheduled for Friday at the Human Rights and Opportunity Commission offices fo Hartford Longtime Member Fred Bryant has received a 55-year membership pin from the Lexington Kiwanis Club Bryant -i charter member of the club has perfect attend ance for most of those years (Staff Photo) ' Actually the ‘Checks are made out to the Individual vendors Tho Bell County checks went to L Crowe k TV Service $8515 Benson Enterprise $995 Bell Printing Co $1000 Jackson Studios $331 Oxygen of Kentucky $434 Auto Wrecking Yard $150 and Coppingcr Machinery Service $175 A $5000 check for Letcher County went to Marlow Motor Co for a bus purchased to transport elderly citizens to hospitals doctors and Social Security offices With the 12 projects approved Tuesday the advisory committee has now given its okav to $3096649 for projects in 26 counties The allocations in the 1974-75 - fiscal year for the 39 counties is $8217704 Final approval to each project must be given by William Scent State Finance and Administration commissioner All projects must' be publically advertised aired at a public hearing ami Productions Continue 1 Canterbury Pilgrim Curtain time Is 8:30 pm Players' productions of at Canterbu "Home Free” and “The Rose Street Technicians” continue Friday For reservations call through Sunday nights 4880 Arts Workshop March 12 A recycle workshop in arts and crafts wil be held from 3:45 to 5 pm March 12 at The Living Arts and Science Cen ter for teachers parents and leaders There is youth Giant Snowman This giant snowman draws stares from a man and his daughter at Hills a community in British Columbia’s West Kootenay region The snowman which measures 24 feet high was made by three loggers (AP Wirephoto) S tingle’s To Open Sunday For Teens A “Sunday social for teens” will be held at Stingie’s 823 Euclid Avenue two Sunday afternoons in March according to owner Gary S tingle The establishment will be open to high school age teens from 2 to 6 pm March 9 and 23 No alcoholic beverages will be served Proceeds will go to charity Stingle said Movie Guide THUN Hr 9m Mwla an Mm la m l— aw m wNl Hm a a I fla aalfoA Iki SlaUaa mV wf AiMdaftM M Amartca PHmt nlimS a uja aaMa aa aallaaa Uaaa NWY ivvvi if im mvv iv FMmgii pw to m toy it rduu (Ol tmml mSMmw (CPI aN hm riaHM paraatal Slicratlaa aivliaSi ) aaamaaol toa aagaai aa aAill IX) rMM aaSar W IZZ CHEVY CHASE —Young Frankenstein (PG) 1:45 3:35 5:25 7:30 9:30 CROSSROADS -4-Stepfocd Wives (PG) 1:30 3:4568:15 ’ XI— Journey Back to Ox (G) 2:154 5:45 7:30 9:15 SKY VUE DRIVE-IN — The Lords of Flatbush (PG) 8- Buster and Billie (R) 9:35 Easy Rider (R) 11:15 SOUTHLAND 68 — White Lightning (PG) 8 11:45 Mr Majesty K (PG) 10 LEXINGTON DRIVE-IN — Teenage Sex Report (X) 8:00 Oh Calcutta (X) 9:35 - Grimm’s Fairy Tales for Adults (X) 11:25 Tax approved by the county fiscal court The Revenue Department estimates showed if production remains the same the counties will get about $25 minion in return severance tax funds next fiscal year However the committee wee cautioned these figures could go up or down ' The following are a few of the estimates for counties: Bell $829387 Boyd $47200 Breathitt $961125 Gay $162875 Carter $50650 Elliot $34525 Floyd $1189525 Harlan $1646900 Johnson $203425: Knox $867325 Knox $224325 Laurel $122850 Lawrence $92875 Lee $20575 Leslie $412875 Letcher $1485050 - McCreary $195075 Magoffin $284350 Martin $1814950 Morgan 941875 Owsley $103925 Perry $1846800 Pike $5803850: Pulaski $55175 Rockcastle $10850 Wayne $27125 and Whitley $288625 House 472 for the workshop but sent is limited by space Participants must register-in advance by calling The Living Arts and Science Center at 2524222 Does Peter Principle Apply To Nixon? SPOKANE Wash (UPI) — The author of the Peter- Principle says former President Richard Nixon is a good example of bis theory that individuals rise through bureaucratic structures to a level of incompetence Dr Laurence Peter said Tuesday the system was such that once individuals rise to levels they are incompetent to handle rules procedures and forms enable them to hide in the bureaucatic structure “Such a person is Nixon” he said “He used essentially the tame Watergate-style practices in - his earlier aental campaigns but e never mas noticed Grandmother Would Go To Jail Again SACRAMENTO Calif (UPI)— Martha Tranquilli a 64-year-old grandmother has just completed a 7V4 month term in federal Prison for refusing topay taxei to port the Vietnam war she says she would do it all again Mrs Tranquilli of Sacramento was convicted in 1973 in Clarksdale Mias of tax fraud for listing antiwar organisations as dependents She was released Monday from Terminal Island in Los Angeles j y a- v t ’ Nick Nickell chairman of the Lexington Kiwanis Club Boys and Giris Committee chats with Mrs W R Kingsolver left president of the Wilderness Road Girl Scout Council and Baker Charged In Death Of Youthful Prostitute NEW YORK (AP) - A Bronx baker has been arrested and charged with the strangulation murder of a 15-year-old prostitute from Cambridge Max- Police said they arrested Reynolds Stoddard 30 at his Bronx home for the Feb 22 killing of Karen Baxter who was found dead in a mid- Manhattan hotel room strangled with a gold neckchain she wore Police believe the red-haired teen-ager arrived here Feb 1 When she was arrested Feb 14 on a soliciting for prostitution charge she gave her name ai “Carol General Mills Products Disappear-Man Charged LOUISVILLE Ky (AP) -A Sandusky Ohio man has been charged in connection with the disappearance of $20000 to $30000 worth of Earthquake Recorded In South Pacific BERKELEY Calif (UPI) —A strong earthquake near New Guinea in the South Pacific was recorded Tuesday night by the - University of California ceismographic station UC officials said the tremor registered 68 on the Richter scale and occurred at 5:22 pm PDT A spokeamaif said the readings were unclear but it appeared the epicenter was near Celebes Island The UJ5 Geological Survey national earthquake information service at Golden Colo laid the quake was computed at 70 on the Richter scale and occurred at 6:22 pm MDT The epicenter was 1800 miles south of Manila Seismologists said the quake was of such intensity that it could cause damage in populated areas Guest Speaker John B Clark will be the principal speaker March 17 at the annual meeting of the Lexington Chapter American Red Cross Clark of Louisville is manager of the General Electric Co Community Affairs and Facilities Services Operation and active in civic affairs The meeting is scheduled for 6:39 pm at the chapter house Newtown Pike Getting’ Involved Ms Pam Blake” and her age as 19 She was picked up by police on Third Avenue and 25th Street just a block from where she would later be murdered Karen was given a conditional discharge but apparently went right back to foe street Detective John Chartrand who led the investigation said late Tuesday that detectives followed the trail to Stoddard fith the aid of a composite sketch and interviews with institutes who frequent Lex-ngton and Third Avenues from the area around Grand Central Terminal at 42nd General Mills products from a truck he was driving to Ft Knox according to toe FBI Harry C Ward 44 was arrested in Sandusky Monday said Thomas W Kitchens special agent in charge of the Louisville office Some of the goods have been recovered in the Louisville area Kitchens said They were bong shipped to the military reservation from Fosteria Ohio Faculty To Meet With Mack Louie Mack area assistant superintendent o f Fayette County Schools was expected to sneet this afternoon with Crawford Junior High School faculty members to discuss reasons for issuing recently a questionnaire to students parents A source indicated that teachers may make public statements about toe controversy at Crawford after receiving facts from Mack and evaluating the situation Crawford has been in toe news recently because of a questionnaire about the school mailed to parents of students by Mack Students at Crawford also have filled out a questionnaire about Crawford teachers and pupils' feelings about the school - Some teachers have been upset this week because of remarks made by Ronald Kincer Crawford principal He has fold students and faculty that he ’’didn’t think additional public debate or comment at this time would be valuable” Some teachers interpreted this to mean that they were The other two participating yrignment ' w forbidden from talking with hospitals In Kentucky are: St (ducted by “ the news media writing Joseph Infirmary Louisville and US Army Hospital Ft Campbell Under the NEISS system participating hospitals record and code data on product-related injuries which are treated in their emergency room The data are then Telayed by teletype to a Computer in tbs Commission’ headquarters in Washington DC The computer holds a bet of built-in criteria which reviews toe data and deter--mines whether en investigation of the injury is warranted Products which are' shown to be involved in frequent or letters to the editor or speaking out ’ at public meetings Kincer clarified today that students and teachers do babe the freedom to speak out but that he wasn’t in favor of their dong so A Crawford teacher laid today that some teachers had misinterpreted Klncer’e comment Kincer said that the “general consensus of the staff” was not to make public comments about the controversy at this time The teacher agreed that the action was needed “because toe students have been so upset with ao much hearsay floating around We need to watt until after the meeting today when we get some facts” Rollings executive ‘direc- tor of Kentucky Big Sisters of Lexing- dfunds ton Inc The club has donated to both organizations (Staff Photo) Street to almost a mile south where the killing occurred at the Behnore Hotel near 25th Street Stoddard was diarged with homicide He was to be arraigned today Miss Baxter was buried last Friday in Mt Auburn Cemetery Cambridge Extending School District Would' Help Berea Schools Study Shows: (CmHmnS Pim Pc Om) in Madison County reportedly ia a plant located across a field from the Berea Community School but it is not within the school district "We are seeking to develop i board policy which is foir and equitable to every eMld who wants to attend school hero” Bennett said The questions of student tuition and annexation were explored briefly If tuition were imposed for out - of -district students $50 per student per semester was’ proposed The alternative at annexation was probed Procedures would include Area Hospital Monitors Product-Related Injuries VERSAILLES Ky —What could be sater than a childplaying in a crib? A 14-month old baby was playing in his crib accidentally released the lever which lowers and raise the side of crib tumbled out and landed on his head lie was treated for a concussion at a nearby hospital ' The hospital is one of four In Kentucky with emergency Vooms equipped to monitor product-related injuries The crib is one of 10000 different consumer products used in toe home and for recreation ‘which may be sssocated with Injury disease or death according to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission The Kentucky Department for Human Resources (DHR) entered into a contract with toe commission in 1974 to help reduce the number oil product-related injuries The Woodford Memorial Hospital at Versailles and James B Haggln Hospital at Harrods-burg are two of 119 hospitals In the United States selected at random by the commission to participate in the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System or NEISS -(pronounced “nice’’) severe injuries will generally be toe ones singled out for Investigation as a possible hazard to consumers Construction Pioneer Clifford Tate Dies Clifford J Tate a pioneer in the uie of ready-mixed concrete construction and one of 1 the founders of the Thompson-King-Tate ready mixed concrete firm died Tuesday Mr TOte 72 of 300 Clinton Road was a native of Greenville Ky and the son of the late John Wesley and Mrs Nola DeCourscy Tate He wee graduated in 1924 from the University of Kentucky College of Engineering with a B8 Degree in civil engineering He was a member of the Tau Beta Pi honorary engineering society While still a senior in college Mr Tate was one of the designers of McLean Stadium at Stoll Field The summer after his graduation he served ss chief engineer on the stadium project Ha served with desCognets Co and wai responsible for the construction on many of the sewer systems streets roads and highways in Central Kentucky In 1933 Mr Tate became’ one of the founders of the Thompson-King-Tate ready-mixed concrete construction company one of the first snch firms in Central Kentucky He was a pioneer in tho me of ready-mixed concrete construction in highways and other projects in the state He furnished concrete and technical assistance for more than 40 years on the construction of such buildings as City Hall the agricultural science building at toe University of Kentucky and the IBM complex At various times he served as a technical adviser on concrete construction for most of the architects and engineers in the state Mr Tate was a past grand such firms as General Contracting Inc Utility and preparation of annexation petitions containing signatures of 75 per cent of property owners in the various areas seeking annexation The county would have to ect on toe matter If denied the issue could be taken to the state board if parents wanted to press the issue It was noted that areas do not have to be within the city limits to be annexed into the school district James Bobbitt director of institutional research’ Baited facts from a ty survey which he did two years ago on the Berea Independent School District 'Statistics showed the present When a product has been singled out for investigation the commission's headquarters wifi send a message by teletype to DHB’i office of Pesticides and Consumer Safety Program The office directed by E Eds el Moore ia responsible for coordinating all NESS activities After messages are transmitted to Moore’s office investigators hired by DHR visit toe homes of persons who have been in-and snake detailed estigationc Moore asks the investigators to assess the mental attitude of the person while using the product how toe product was used and the conditions existing in the place where the product was used He stresses that all these factors and many others are considered in determining whether the' product was partially at fault completely at fault’ or if the consumer could have misused tne product To date Moore’s staff has conducted some ' 75 in-vestigations They will estimated 250 6tudies by the mdrf toe fiscal SLeclJM 1 !a result of consumers calling the toll free number 800: 638-2668 in Washington DC to report a product related in- Jwy Current assignments include Investigation into an explosion of a glass pane in a heated electric oven and a gas fornace which caused a house to bum From NEISS data toe commission compiles a Consumer Hasard index which ranks consumer products according to toe frequency and severity of injuries associated with them This data is also used in making decisions on whether to ban a product begin standards development or issue a warning to consumers to be careful ki'h':' && v k “ t- & £ £ V : Vi' Wjg - 1 0$ CLIFFORD J TATE Development Co Tutt Inc Danville Ready-Mix Dixie Ready-Mix and Consolidated Building Supplies He also devoted time to engineering students at UK Mr Tate was a past grand master of the Lexington Chapter No 1 of the Kentucky Shriners and a member of the Chamber of Commerce Lions Club UK Alumni Association and the Kentucky ‘ Society of Civil Engineers He was a past member of the Lexington Exchange Chib Studio Players and the first Lexington Philharmonic He was a member of the Greenville Baptist Church Survivors include his widow Mrs Mary Bivin ' Tate two daughters Mrs ’ Ronald E Davis and Mrs James C Strode and one granddaughter Miss Mibd Tate Davis ail of Lexington The W R Mfiward Mortuary — Broadway is ' to charge of arrangements Friends may call from 2 to 5 pm and 7 to 9 pm Thursday at toe mortuary financial plight and potential -If school districts were ex- tended to city - county boundaries the school would have a sound financial system toe study showed AH written suggestions from' patrons which were hot’1 voiced at the meeting will be ' considered by the Berea -Board of Education The second 'meeting was a' rie hearing conducted by' Kentucky Department of Education in connection with ‘ !““ei “rveyJJeng made tlm Berea Independent School district Three members of the survey foam at the meeting were Bill Smart of the state Bureau of Instruction Jim Ledford of Building and ' Grounds and J W Reed of the Department of Transportation They will be joined by two others today in the one - day survey Smart spokesman for the -group said “We are not hero to merge you with the county We have nothing to do with annexation and we are a new team not having worked on a previous survey here” - lie continued “We are s' fact - finding group and will survey the present physical plant along with its pupil needs and apecial education classes We will develop a ‘plan for the present and -its potential - taking into ’ coni sideration the present out of - district students now! being served We will then make recommendations for this district to be reviewed by toe state department' which wifi be returned to your-board at a later date” YMCA Speaker Television personality speak Art Linkletter will April 5 at the annual meeting of the YMCA of Greater Lexington Link-letter will discuss drug abuse The session will be held fit the Hilton Inn Some tickets will be offered to the public after a priority period for Y members expires on March 16 I : f 4 '-(

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