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February 11, 1977

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4 - The Sedalia Democrat, Friday, Feb. 11,1977 Death Notices Carter wants changes in $750 tax exemption Mrs. Joe K. Jenkins Mrs Estelle H .Jenkins. 94. 2412 Golf, iied at 3 35 p m Thursday at Bothwell Hospital. She was born Feb 16, 1882, in Pettis < ounty, daughter of the late William and Harriett Shackelford Pearson. She was married to .Joe K Jenkins in 1906 in Sedalia He preceded her in death in 1951 Mrs Jenkins had been a resident here all her life and was a member of the Hughesville Baptist Church. She was a ' barter member of the Longwood Kxten- ion Club and a former member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She taught school in Pettis County Her last teaching position was at the Cartwright School She is survived by one son, Joseph W Jenkins. Hughesville; one daughter, Mrs Virgil (Estelle > Kllis, 2412 Golf; one grandson, one granddaughter, and three great-grandchildren Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p rn Saturday at the Heckart-Gillespie Funeral Chapel with the Rev Orvai Woolery officiating. Pallbearers will be Merle Butterworth, Kdgar Hein, Paul Jenkins, Robert J Jenkins. Leo Schuber, and Edgar Werneke. Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p m Friday at the funeral home. Mary Hogan KNOB NOSTER Miss Mary Hogan, 82, died Thursday morning at Johnson County Memorial Hospital, Warrensburg. She was born Dec 7, 1894, in Knob Noster, daughter of James and Annie George Hogan Miss Hogan was a life-long resident of here She had been a piano teacher and was a member of the Knob Noster Presbyterian Church She served as a church pianist and had been a church treasurer since 1927. She was also an elder of the church Miss Hogan had been * member of the Order of the Eastern Star tor over 50 years. She was a charter member of the Knob Noster Business and Professional Women's Club and was a member of the Progressive Club of Knob Noster She was a member of the Knob Noster Cemetery Auxiliary and was a member of the Johnson County Historical Society. Miss Hogan also erved as a news correspondent for the Warrensburg Star Journal and the Sedalia Democrat-Capital newspapers. Survivors include two cousins, Mrs. Lloyd (Pauline) Wasson and Mrs. Delbert (Dorothy) Dick, both of Wheatland, Wyo. Funeral services will be held at 2 p m Saturday at the Knob Noster Presbyterian Church with the Rev. John I recce officiating Burial will be in Knob Noster Cemetery. The body will lie in state at the Sweeney Phillips Funeral Chapel here rum Friday afternoon until noon Saturday. Mrs. Irene A. Wessing PILOT GROVE - Funeral services for M rs 1 rene A ( Choppie ) Wessing, 32, who died Wednesday, will be held at 10 a m Saturday at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church hi re with the Rev. Brendan Lawless officiating Burial will be in the church cemetery here THE SEDALIA DEMOCRAT 700 S. Massachusetts Sedalia. Mo 65301 Telephone AC 816 826-1000 -bed evenings, except Saturdays and Das Published Sunday mornings in mation w ith The Sedalia Capital postage paid at Sedalia. Mo Member - The Associated Press The American New spaper Publishers Association The Missouri Press Association The Audit Bureau of Circulation The Inland Daily Press Association A>suciated Press is exclusively entitled to ; tish news dispatches printed in this spaper St BSCRIPTION RATES Effective March 1,1976 carrier in Sedalia Capital, mornings and ,::day or Democrat, evenings and Sunday per month Morning. Evening and Sunday per month Payable in advance The Sedalia Capital, or The Sedalia »< mocrat daily and Sunday, by mail in Pettis, Beni<>n. Camden. Cooper. Johnson. Henry. H kory Lafayette. Moniteau. Morgan and .me counties l Year $22.00 ; 6 months $11 50. ths $6 5o i month $3 05 Payable in ad- mail elsewhere 1 year $32.00 6 months 3 morTths $10 00. 1 month $4 00 Pavable vance Mrs. Juanita Brawer COLE CAMP — Mrs. Juanita Brewer, 66, Cole Camp, died at 5:45 a.m. Thursday at Bothwell Hospital in Sedalia She was born Jan. 2, 1911, in Watonag, Okla., daughter of Hilio Davis and Margaret Edith Powers Holmes. She was married to Carl Raymond Brewer in 1935, and he preceded her in death in 1945. Mrs. Brewer was a member of the Linwood Baptist Church in Kansas City. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Delbert Barbara Veale, Cole Camp; one sister, Mrs, Belva Oertel, Sand Springs, Okla.; two brothers, Charles Holmes, Trenton; Harry Holmes, Dallas, Tex ; and two grandchildren Funeral services will be held at 1 p m. Saturday at the Fox Funeral Home here with the Rev. Paul Bond officiating Burial will be in the Memorial Cemetery here The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 Friday p m at the funeral home Ban O. Cathey REPUBLIC, Mo. - Ben O. Cathey, 83, died in Springfield Wednesday. He was born April 3, 1893, in Pettis County, son of George and Dinwiddie Cathey. On June 4, 1913, he married Fannie Lee, who died in 1971. He was a member of the Republic Baptist Church He had lived here for 25 years after moving from Kansas City He was a merchant Survivors include a brother, James' Cathey, state of California; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 10 a m Saturday at the Meadors Funeral Home here. Graveside services and burial will be in the Olive Branch Cemetery, north of Beaman. Friends may call at the funeral home. Mrs. P.M. Mullaley ST. LOUIS - Mrs. Pearl McFarland Mullaley, 82, died at 1:15 p.m. Thursday at a St Louis hospital. She was born Aug 19, 1894, in Pettis County, daughter of the late John and Emma Lane McFarland She was married to James Mullaley, who preceded her in death Survivors include several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m Monday in St Louis. Graveside services will be held at 1 pm Monday at Calvary Cemetery, Sedalia, with the Rev. Vincent Hoying officiating. The body is at the John Styger Funeral Home here. Schools stay closed due to flu outbreak WAVERLY. Mo (AP) - School officials here said they will decide during the weekend whether to reopen area schools following closings prompted by a high absentee rate because of the flu. Three schools in the Santa Fe school district, located in the Waverly-Alma area, were closed by what has been diagnosed as B-type Hong Kong flu. Greg Prather, district superintendent, said that about 40 per cent of the elementary school students and one-third of the high school students were absent Tuesday. Prather said a telephone survey among parents that day indicated the projected absenteeism would be over one-third and decided to close schools until Monday. A survey to be taken this weekend will determine if reopening is feasible. In Slater, public schools also closed most of the week because of the flu epidemic. George Kenderick, superintendent, said the schools were closed Tuesday for the remainder of the week because 140 of the 600 elementary and high school students were absent that day and the number was expected to increase. Rezoning (Continued from Page 1) R-l (single family) to C-3 (commercial business). The commission recommended a change from R-l (single family) to C-0 (office business) that would permit Joyce Craig and Dorothy Negran to operate a beauty shop in the basement of their residence at 501 West 18th. Acting commission chairman Tom McCully broke a 4-4 tie by voting against a rezoning petition that would permit Charles F Paxton, 200 East 24th, to operate a retail business at that address. In explaining his vote, McCully said he did not want “24th to turn into another 16th.” WASHINGTON (AP) - President Carter says he will ask Congress to substitute a $240per-person tax credit for the existing $750 exemption, a change which would favor poor taxpayers and raise the taxes of those with higher incomes. Carter revealed the plan in a talk to employes of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Thursday. Sources in the Treasury Department said the shift in the tax burden might be offset by other portions of the Carter tax package which have not yet been disclosed The President plans to submit his tax reform package to Congress in the fall. The flat dollar amount would also replace an existing credit of $35 per person. The present $750 personal exemption means a $1,500 tax saving 'or a family of four with enough income to be taxed at the rate of 50 per cent. But a family of four in the 14 per cent bracket saves only $420. Treasury officials said the credit system, unless offset by other parts of the package, would benefit taxpayers with incomes below around $20,000 to Woman's petition for damages is settled here A $500,000 damage suit, filed in Circuit Court Oct. 29, 1975, by Rita Klara Schwenk, 2406 West First, and her children, David Warren and Kent William Schwenk, was ruled in favor of the plaintiffs in Circuit Court Thursday by Judge Donald Barnes. An out-of-court settlement for $46,500, reached between the plaintiffs and the defendants, Roman Louis Valek and Dart Transit Co., a Minnesota corporation, was approved by Barnes in his ruling on the case Mrs. Schwenk filed the suit as the result of the death of her husband, William W. Schwenk, 43, who was fatally injured in a traffic accident near the Highway 65 and Business 65 intersection just south of Marshall. Mrs. Schwenk’s petition claimed that careless driving by Valek, who was driving a truck owned by Dart Transit, caused his vehicle to strike the rear of another northbound vehicle in which her husband was a passenger. ☆ ERA (Continued from Page 1) ing on a 14-20 vote after gaining narrow approval in the House. According to the poll of 31 senators, those saying they would vote ‘yes’ were Caskey, Conway, Cox, Jones, Payne, Snowden, Welliver, Wiggins and Woods, with three others who had voted for it before — B anks , Gannon and Wilson—saying they were undecided. Saying they would vote ‘no’ were Bild, Bradshaw, Dennis, Dinger, Frappier, Gant, Manford, Melton, Merrell, Russell, Ryan, Schneider, Scott, Tinnin, Uthlaut and Webster. Creve Coeur Republican George M.'rray, who said he was also undecided, had voted against it before Democrats James Murphy of St. Louis and Henry Panetheire of Kansas City said they were undecided but leaning against it. ‘‘The main factor is that people who are for it are supporting me,” says former state Rep. Doris Quinn, an independent candidate for the vacant senatorial seat in the 16th District of Independence. ‘‘I’m the only candidate in this race who favors ERA.” An independent has not been elected to the Missouri legislature in 91 years. “I would vote against it because I don’t believe we want to turn that much power over to federal regulatory agencies,” says her Democratic opponent, Mitzi Overman. Republican Gerald Winship said he favors equal rights but would vote against ERA because it is too broad. ‘‘I think everybody should get equal pay and equal treatment but 1 don’t think we need to change the Constitution,” said Republican Ted Smith, a candidate for the 24th District Senate seat in St. Louis County. “There are enough laws on the books to handle it. I feel very strongly about it.” His Democratic opponent, state Rep. Edwin Dirck, voted against ERA in the House in 1975, but now says he would poll his district if elected to get his constituents’ feelings. Democrat Joe Ellis of Macon, a candidate for the 28th District seat, also says he would poll his district, while Republican David Doctorian has come out against the amendment. “I will oppose the amendment as proposed because of a number of reasons,” the Macon resident said. “But the most important to me is that the language is very vague. It will transfer more power to Washington and create a new bureaucracy.” The 28th District comprises eight counties in west central Missouri. $25,000 a year at the expense of those earning more. The President said the move to a tax credit was originally considered as part of the economic stimulus program he has already sent to Congress, but was abandoned because “we couldn’t afford it.” A tax credit is subtracted from what the taxpayer owes. A deduction or exemption is subtracted from his income before taxes are calculated. Two men are held in purse theft; charges awaited Sedalia police are holding two men in jail pending the possible filing of robbery charges in connection with the theft of two women’s purses early Wednesday morning The two were arrested about 11:40 p m. Thursday. Their names are being withheld pending the filing of formal charges. The two men allegedly stole the purses of Pauline Cooper, 42, 237 East Walnut, and Lucille Twenter, 65, 520 West Sixth, about 1:38 a.m. Wednesday as the women were getting in a car at 1201 East Third. Although, Mrs. Cooper was struck in the head during the robbery, she was not seriously injured Police reported that another suspect was in jail Friday morning after his arrest about 3 a.m. Friday for tampering with a motor vehicle. Police information officer Randall Silvey said he did not know what incident the arrest was in connection with but it involved the theft of an auto accessory. In other police news: — Luther Jordan, Route 2, reported the theft of a two-way radio from his car while it was parked at Bothwell Hospital between 7 and 8 p.m. Wednesday. No value was set for the loss. — A teen-age female at Skaggs Drug Center in Thompson Hills Shopping Center grabbed a jump suit and ran from the store, escaping in a waiting vehicle shortly after noon Thursday, police said No value was set for the jump suit. Elderly man hurt when hit by a car An 88-year-old Sedalia man suffered apparently minor injuries when he was struck by a car while crossing the street at Fourth and Osage about 10:20 a.m Friday. W.W. Vanderlinden, 910 East 13th, was being treated for a laceration of the scalp and abrasion at Bothwell Hospital at noon Friday. Vanderlinden was crossing Osage when he was struck by a car driven by Frank Clifford, 29, 401 East 14th, while Clifford was making a turn onto Osage from Fourth. Clifford told police that the sun was in his eyes and could not see Vanderlinden when the accident occurred Tonight on TV EVENING 6 00 4 Crosswits 5-6-9-13 News 8 News 8 Reports 17(3) Donahue 19( 12) Victory Garden 41(10) Emergency One 6:30 4 Name That Tune 5 Pop! Goes the Country 6-13 Gong Show 9 Bowling for Dollars 11 Hogan’s Heroes 19(12) Kansas City Strip 7:00 4-8Sanford & Son' 5 Code R 6-13 Hee Haw 9-17(3) Donny and Marie 11 Gunsmoke 19(12) Washington Week 41(10) Movie: "Indiscreet” 7:30 4-8 Rockford Files 19(12) Wall Street Week 8:00 5-6-13 Sonny & Cher 9-17(3) Movie: "The Last Dinosaur” 11 Ironside 19(12) Showcase 8:30 4-8Quincy 9:00 5-6-13 Executive Suite 11 Love, American Style 19( 12) Agronsky at Large 41(10) Steve Allen’s Laugh-Back 9:30 11 News 19(12) Americana 10:00 4-5-6-8-9-13 News 11 Cross wits 17(3) Mary Hartman 19( 12) MacNeil Lehrer Report 10:30 4-8 Tonight Show 5 Movie: “The Pit & The Pendulum” 6-13 Movie: “Jailhouse Rock” 9 Mary Hartman 11 Movie. “Heaven With a Gun” 17(3) S.W A T 19( 12) News 41(10) Movie: TBA 11:00 9 SWAT 11:40 17(3) Superman 12:00 4-8 Midnight Special 9 Ironside Jack Robinson Robinson first to file for school board Jack Robinson, 35, 424 South Grand, Thursday became the first person to file as a candidate for the Sedalia school board. Robinson, vice president of Bryant Motor Co., is a member of the Sedalia Chamber of Commerce board of directors, the City Economic Development Board and the Kiwanis Club. He also serves on the board of directors of the Sedalia Mercantile Bank and Trust Co. and on the board of elders of Broadway Presbyterian Church He also served as a committee member on last year’s Governor’s Conference on Education. A 1959 graduate of Smith-Cotton High School, Robinson attended Broadway elementary school. He holds a bachelor of journalism degree from the University of Missouri, Columbia, a bachelors degree from Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, and a masters in business administration degree from Georgia State University, Atlanta. Robinson and his wife, Judy, have two sons, Andrew, 9, and Christopher, 4. First production scheduled in May The first production of the Sedalia Community Theater group, slated to be a comedy, will be presented in Convention Hall May 26-27, it was announced Friday. A play has not yet been selected, but a three-person review committee will be named to make a final decision, which is expected fairly soon. The production will be directed by Mrs. Sue Scudder. Richard Dean Jr., will be in charge of lighting and other technical activities. A five-person governing board has been named to administer all activities of the theater group The board members are Ginger Swearingen, Jim Giokaris, Betty Hopkins, George Berenyi and Jane Romines. ☆ Ordeal (Continued from Page 1) Surrounded by police sharpshooters, Kiritsis then staged a 30-minute confrontation on live television, alternately cursing, shouting and joking with reporters and onlookers as Hall stood frozen in fear. He repeated his statement that he abducted Hall because he was convinced the mortgage company had tried to cheat him on a $130,000 land loan Kiritsis listed seven wrongs he said the company perpetrated against him, including blocking commercial development on the land where he wanted to build a small shopping center, and demanded $5 million he said the project would have earned him. After finally releasing Hall back inside the building, Kiritsis walked to an open sliding glass door and fired his sawedoff shotgun into the sky. ‘‘See, I told you this was loaded,” he said, as a terrified Hall bolted from the room. Then, as Kiritsis laughed to police that “I really pulled one over on you” with the dynamite bluff, officers grabbed him and took him away in a patrol car “Tony, you lied to us," Police Chief Eugene Gallagher told Kiritsis. “You didn’t let him go as you said.... You blew it.” ‘‘This is a cheap shot, a cheap shot,” a disbelieving Kiritsis shouted, before slumping down in the seat in silence Marion County Deputy Prosecutor George Martz said Kiritsis, who described himself as a “stable man,” would undergo psychiatric testing. The immunity that had been promised him earlier in the day specified he would not be mugged, fingerprinted, booked or subject to mental tests. Daily Record Bothwell Hospital Dismissed Mrs. Eldon Edmondson, Windsor; Miss Dona Holem, 1002 West 11th; Mrs. Doris Gottschalk, LaMonte; Harold Palmer, Warsaw; Mrs. Louis Rasse, Marshall; Roy Raines, Route 3; Mrs. Jennie Felten, 414 Wilkerson; Orville Heimsoth, Cole Camp; Mrs. Arthur Mehrens, Lincoln; Mrs. Donia Huff, Rest Haven Nursing Home; Mrs. Alma Parkhurst, Hughesville; Mrs. Lander Walters and son, LaMonte; Eldo Palmer, Route 4; Mrs. Ida Williams, 2122 East Broadway; Mrs. James Lange, Route 3; Dorsey Martin, 1501 South Moniteau; baby Steven Bartlett, 1306 East Third; Leslie Webb, 2208 West First; Roy Alexander, Route 3; Mrs. E.O. Pasley, 243 South Park. Area hospitals Miss Donnelle Moenkhoff, Alma; Carl LaBoube, Odessa; admitted to Community Hospital at Sweet Springs. Guy Messer. LaMonte; Mrs. Myrtle Jones, Sweet Springs; dismissed from Community Hospital at Sweet Springs. Marriage licenses Daniel S. Potter, 1116 East 16th, and Billye Patrice Mitchell, Mexico. Mo. Ronald Paul Moch, 509 Sunset Drive, and Nancy Gail Landers, Walnut Hills. Eugene Oliver Studer, Dalton. Ohio, and Marguerite Kappelman, LaMonte. Sylvestor Frontera and Carol J Cooper, both of Otterville. James Deering and Lorene Hummer, both of Mora. Homer Boyer, 413 North Engineer, and Shirley Nelson, 1011 West Fourth Elderly rally in Jeff City for new laws JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Senior citizens from around the state gathered here Thursday to advocate their cause to the 79th General Assembly. Approximately 1,500 persons attended a rally to discuss five major bills affecting senior citizens. The bills were given top priority at the Silver Haired Legislature held at the Capitol last October. Two of the bills relate to funding for transportation of the elderly and handicapped Also included are bills to revise the state probate laws, to require that nursing homes be inspected by the state Department of Health four times a year, and to require the state to pay for prosthetics (eyeglasses, dentures, hearing aids) not covered by Medicaid Medicare or Mrs. Tennie Ross of Kansas City, chairperson of the mock legislature, said senior citizens have to work together and organize their efforts to get the legislation passed State Sen. Norman Merrell, D-Monticello, told the conference that the best way for them to participate and influence their representatives is to write to them and talk to them when they are back in the district. Secretary of State James Kirkpatrick, himself a senior citizen, agreed with Merrell. “It’s the squeaky wheel that gets the grease,” he said. "The louder you squeak, the more attention you’ll get.” Brendan Ryan, legislative assistant to Gov. Joseph P Teasdale and Bill Barvick, who represents consumers in utility rate cases also addressed the conference. Nef f ) & tai FLOWERS for ony occasioni Ûïc/Uaà Knzxnuw Fourth and Park Phona «26-4000 Sedalia Assembly No. 23, Social Order of the Beauceant, will meet in regular session at 2 o’clock on Tuesday afternoon, February 15, in the Masonic Temple, 601 West Broadway. Visiting members welcome Social session. Mrs. James R Burk. Pres. Mrs. William L Reed, Rec. Pettis Chapter No 279 OES will hold a stated meeting on Friday evening February 11 at 7:30 in the Masonic Temple, 601 West Broadway. Social session to follow in the dining area Visiting members welcome Betty Cote. W M Margaret Gwinn, Sec’y. .The Sedalia Shrine Club will hold their monthly breakfast meeting on Saturday, Feb. 12 at 7:30 A M at the State Fair Restaurant Good food and good fellowship. All Shriners and guests invited Come and support the new officers for 1977 Wm H Lowman, Pres Everett H White, Sec’y

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