Dixon Evening Telegraph from Dixon, Illinois on August 12, 1971 · Page 1
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Dixon, Illinois
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Thursday, August 12, 1971
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THURSDA Y’S You may have to jump puddles liiniiiilHlllll III Dial 284-2222 121 st Year D ixon E vening T elegraph Serving the Heart of the Rock River Valley for More Than a Century DIXON, ILLINOIS, August 12, 1971 Number 87 24 PAGES ’etuhià City PRICE TEN CENTS NEWSROOM NOTES— The road to affluence is paved with education. According to FINANCE FACTS, a monthly newsletter on consumer behavior published by the National Consumer Finance Association, education is one of the most important determinants of household income. In households where the head had completed four or more years of college, mean income was 60 per cent above that for all households during 1970. For the household headed by a high school graduate, mean income was four per cent higher than the average of $10,001. At the opposite end of the income pole where the head of the • household had completed less than eight years of school, mean income was 43 per cent below that for all households. Joke'f nette Although education is a key factor in determining income, the level of income reflects characteristics of household heads. In 1970 mean income was highest where the household head was between the ages of 45 and 54 — $12,858. For those in which the head was under 25 years of age, this figure declines to $7,115 and dropss further to $5,418 for households in which the head was 65 years of age or over. Households headed by males averaged $11,368 income while those headed by females averaged $5,100. What all this seems to indicate is that affluence appears more likely for a household headed by a college- educated male between the ages of 45 and 54, with the emphasis on the ‘college- educated.’ Woman dies in plunge from 90th floor window CHICAGO (AP)— A woman hurtled nearly 1,000 feet to her death early today from a 90th-floor window of the world’s third-tallest building, the John Hancock Center. Homicide detectives said they are working on the theory that Lorraine Kowalski, 29, of Chicago, took her own life. Police said Miss Kowalski was visiting in an apartment leased by Marshal Berlin, 45, a member of the family w hich operates I. S. Berlin Press. She lived in an apartment on Sheridan Road, several miles from the sky scraper. Berlin told police the woman came to his apartment at 3:15 a.m. He said she was angry, though he didn’t know the reason for her anger. Berlin said he left the room for a moment and upon his return saw a window broken and Miss Kowalski missing. A night watchman, outside the building at the time, told police he heard a loud crash from the upper floors. He said he looked up and saw what he thought was a bundle of rags being flung out the window. He said the body hit a ledge halfway down. The Hancock Building is 1,017 feet tall, surpassed only by the Empire State Building and the World Trade Center, both in New York. It is the first such incident at the building since it was completed in May 1968. Wallace probe is dropped WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has junked its investigation into alleged corruption in Gov. George C. Wallace’s state administration in Alabama. Sources said a confidential report inside the Justice Department decided the investigation failed to find enough evidence to warrant prosecution. A federal grand jury is scheduled to reconvene Sept. 7 in Montgomery, Ala., to close out the probe. A source inside the Justice Department said tax indictments might be returned at this grand jury session or a fu- IS THERE A THIRD?— Carlotta Bagwell, left, and Linda Lucas are the sisters of Janet Lynn Bramon who was kidnaped 26 years ago on Aug. 14, 1945, at the age of eight weeks. Her mother, Charlotte Bramon of Los Angeles, believes Janet would closely resemble the sisters. Janet disappeared with a nursemaid and neither has ever been seen by the family since then. (AP Wirephoto) Memorial to space dead left on moon by astronauts CONFERS— Dr. Patrick Hillery, foreign minister of the Irish Republic, arrives at the Home Office in London to see Reginald Maudling, acting head of the British government. Hiller flew to London for emergency talks with British leaders on the crisis in Northern Ireland. (AP Wirephoto via cable from London) SPACE CENTER, Houston (AP) — A simple plaque and a silver figure of a spaceman were left in the dust of the moon as a memorial to the 14 men who have lost their lives in space exploration programs, the Apollo 15 astronauts said today. Mission commander David R. Scott said the memorial was left in the moon mountain valley where he and James B. Irwin landed. “In a small subtle crater,” said Scott, “there is a simple plaque with 14 names—the names of all the astronauts and cosmonauts who have died in the pursuit of exploration of space. Near it is a small figure of a fallen astronaut.” Scott said the plaque and the silver figure were left in a crater about 20 feet north of the Rover, and moon car they left on the moon. The moon mission commander made the announcement during the first news conference that he, Irwin and the third crewmate, Alfred M. Worden, have held since returning from their 12-day mission to the moon. Scott told newsmen and a national television audience that there is a need to establish permanent science stations on the moon. He also called for restoration of two canceled Apollo moon flights. “I believe we should explore the moon to a far greater extent than we are now,” he said. “I think we should have a whole base of scientists up there. And I think we should have a Rover that would carry a half-dozen men.” The canceled Apollo 18 and Apollo 19 moon landings, he said, should be restored “right now.” There are now two more moon landings planned, Apollo 16 next March and Apollo 17 in December 1972. Apollo 18 and Apollo 19 were canceled because of space budget cuts. The astronauts said that during their time on the surface and in orbit of the moon they saw scores of places they felt could be of scientific importance. “Any place you go there’s just a wealth of material, new and unusual scientific data,” said Scott. “I think the moon is indeed a fascinating place. I hesitate to use the word barren and desolate. To the three of us the moon was dynamic, beautiful and it has character.” Scott and Irwin had high praise for the Rover, the first car on the moon. “That little system exceeded our expectations,” said Irwin, as he narrated a film he took while the little car moved across the lunar surface. “The ride is very bouncy. It’s a combination of a small rowboat on a rough sea and a bucking bronco.” The spacemen ended their lunar expedition last Saturday, splashing down in the Pacific Ocean after a voyage of more than 1.2 million miles. Scott and Irwin spent 19 hours exploring the surface of the moon and collecting 175 to 185 pounds of lunar samples, including what they believe to be a bit of the moon’s original crust. They used the first car on the moon to explore more than 17 miles of the lunar surface, visiting the foothills of mountains, scores of craters and driving along a mile-wide, 1,200-foot- deep canyon called Hadley Rille. While his crewmates were on the moon, Worden spent three days in orbit alone. He operated a $17 million cluster of science instruments and cameras which mapped the lunar features and gathered data on the chemical composition of about 20 per cent of the moon. Since their return here Sunday, the astronauts have spent long hours debriefing on their mission. Experts have quizzed the spacemen about every detail of the trip. The debriefings are expected to continue for two weeks. While the astronauts talked, scientists in the Lunar Receiving Laboratory unpacked about half of the moon rocks. The piece of the moon’s crust, in bag 196, is expected to be unveiled on Friday. In a summary of their findings to date, a group of scientists said Wednesday that the photographs taken on the moon’s surface by Scott and Irwin may prove to be of as much scientific value as the rocks. “We have apparently got a major scientific yield from the 1,400 or so photographs taken on the moon’s surface,” said Dr. Leon T. Silver, a California Institute of Technology geologist. The scientists said the photographs show layering in the Apennine Mountains, the highest on the moon, and in the wall of Hadley Rille. No place like home RENO, Nev. (UPI) —After bicycling across the country without any trouble, John and Deri Bowen left their bikes parked in the driveway of their Reno home. The cycles, which had carried them from Falmouth, Mass., were stolen a short time later by two young boys. Murder probe shifts outside state: Ex-boyfriend being quizzed in Kentucky ture one, even though the major thrust of the investigation has ended. The tax probe has touched on a $5,000 swimming pool built for Wallace’s former top aide, Seymore Trammell, and $25,000 in campaign donations listed as expenses by a textbook firm that supplies public schools in Alabama, government sources said. A broader probe that began 1*2 years ago failed to uncover sufficient evidence of asphalt and highway kickbacks, state dock payoffs and bank favors for state officials, the source said. An ex-boyfriend of the slain 18-year-old Amboy girl, Deborah Danhaus, is being questioned today by Lee County Sheriff John Quest and Illinois State Police Detective Larry Dowdy, informed sources say. The man, whose identity cannot be released at this time, currently lives in Kentucky. Sheriff Quest and Detective Dowdy reportedly flew to Kentucky early this morning, and are expected back in Dixon tomorrow. Lee County Coroner Robert Preston dispelled rumors today that Miss Danhaus’s body had bullet holes in it. He also said she was not pregnant. The complete autopsy report, which is likely to determine exact time of death, is not yet available as tests are being continued, Preston said. A coroner’s inquest held Monday determined the cause of death as asphyxia due to strangulation with homicidal intent. Dr. Cesare Manetti of Rockford is conducting the autopsy. He stated Sunday it is medically impossible to determine if Miss Danhaus had been sexually assaulted. Sheriff Quest said he did not believe the girl had been raped. Informed sources say the ex-boyfriend is being questioned today mainly for background purposes. It is not known if he had any recent contact with Miss Danhaus. As yet, there are no prime suspects in the case. Sheriff Quest said. At this time, “The investigation is not at the accusatory stage,” he added. The girl’s body was found Saturday at the edge of Morgan Road, about two miles north of Amboy. Preliminary autopsy reports indicate she had been dead at least 48 hours before she was found. Miss Danhaus had been reported missing the night of August 2 by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Danhaus of 218 S. Mason Ave., Amboy. She was living with her parents at the time. Wednesday, law enforcement officials questioned employes and management at Woodhaven Lakes, a land development project four miles south of Amboy. Miss Danhaus had reportedly been working for the corporation in a secretarial-public relations capacity. She allegedly dated Stan Allen, a salesman for the firm, the night she disappeared. Apollo 15 Astronaut David R. Seott is shown on the edge of Hadley Rille on the Moon. Astronaut James B. Irwin was standing on the flank of St. George Crater when he took this photo looking north along the rille during the first extra-vehicular activity. (NASA Photo via AP Wire­ photo) Belfast quiet, but Reiigious rioting rages in Londonderry BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Religious rioting raged through Londonderry early today as Protestants celebrated a victory over Roman Catholics three centuries ago, but Belfast had its quietest night since Catholic republicans turned the city into a battleground on Monday. Five more persons were killed in Belfast Wednesday before British soldiers restored an uneasy peace, shattered only by a 90-minute gun battle between troops and snipers at dawn today. The killings W’ednesday raised the toll to 23 in Northern Ireland this week. Hundreds of others have been injured, an estimated 7,000 persons have fled from their homes, and hundreds of buildings have been destroyed by fire in the violence triggered by the internment of more than 300 persons suspected of belonging to the outlawed Irish Republican Army. The commander of the 12,500 British troops in the province, Lt. Gen. Sir Harry Tuzo, said the situation appeared to be “going in our favor now and in the proper direction.” He predicted that the violence would continue until the weekend and possibly longer, “but things will begin to improve soon, of that I am cer- tain.” The IRA, spearhead of the republican fight, was reported running short of arms and ammunition. In Londonderry, the province’s second city, Catholic fury exploded during the night as Protestants lit bonfires to commemorate the Aug. 12 anniversary of the breaking of the Catholic siege of Londonderry in 1689. More than 400 Catholic women and children marched out of the Bogside enclave to protest the internment of suspected terrorists, chanting: “If you shoot a British soldier clap your hands.” When they dispersed, Catho- lic men took to the streets with bombs, bottles and a scattering of automatic rifles. The army estimated 500 gasoline bombs were thrown, and at least 12 shots cracked from sniper posts in the Bogside in less than five minutes. Troops drove a wedge between rock-throwing Bogsiders and dancing, singing Protestants in the central fountain area. They lit the district with flares and fired repeated volleys of tear gas into the Catholic mobs. The soldiers then beat back a mob of Protestants with nightsticks as it tried to reach the Catholics. The undeclared armistice in Belfast was broken just before dawn when British troops moved into the Falls Road area, a republican enclave, to remove barricades thrown across the streets by rioters. Snipers opened up, and the soldiers dived for cover and returned the fire. One woman was wounded in the crossfire. After 90 minutes of continuous shooting, the area fell quiet again and army bulldozers removed the barricades. Officials in the Irish Republic to the south estimate that 5,000 Catholic refugees have crossed the frontier since the violence began, severely taxing relief fa- cilities. Women, children and babies are arriving “by the hundreds every hours,” said an Irish army officer. One refugee camp, designed to hold 100 people, held 1,600 Wednesday night. More than 2,000 Protestants have left their homes for the safety of schools and churches in Northern Ireland. Gen. Tuzo said the security forces had rounded up 70 per cent of the men believed most dangerous. He predicted the rest would be netted within a few weeks. Price of Chinese Communism: At least 34 million lives WASHINGTON (AP) - A study published today by the Senate Internal Security subcommittee estimates Chinese Communism has cost at least 34 million lives and possibly as many as 63 million in the past 50 years. The author of the study, Richard L. Walker, director of the Institute of International Studies at the University of South Carolina, said: “A reasonable estimate would be that the figure approaches 50 million Chinese.” The study, titled “The Hu- man Cost of Communism in China,” was ordered printed by the subcommittee July 27, after announcement of President Nixon’s forthcoming visit to Peking in what Nixon has called a journey for peace. Sen. James O. Eastland, D- Miss., subcommittee chairman, said in an introduction to the study its publication “comes at a particularly opportune moment.” He said “there is nothing new historical about accommodations or alliances of convenience between basically hos- tile powers,” adding that in certain situations “such arrangements are not only desirable but well-nigh unavoidable. “But if we are to have relations with Red China,” Eastland said, “Let us do so with our eyes open.” He described Walker as “widely recognized as one of this country’s foremost China scholars” and said he was requested by the subcommittee last fall, on the initiative of the late Sen. Thomas J. Dodd, D- Conn., to prepare the study. Eastland said the great merit of the study was that “while it does not deny the Communists credit for certain important economic and social accomplishments, it paints the picture whole by assessing and bringing to life the terrible human cost at which these accomplishments were achieved. Walker’s study begins with the founding of the Chinese Communist Party in 1921 and traces its rise to rule mainland China under Chairman Mao Tse-tung and Premier Chou En- lai. On the inside of today's paper The 119th Illinois State Fair is scheduled to open Friday. Story on page 7. Governor Richard B. Ogilvie went a long way toward implementation of the new Illinois Constitution with the approval of a variety of bills. See page 17. Other features & 1 1 Editorials Local nev>s

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