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January 30, 1973

Estherville Daily News from Estherville, Iowa · Page 3

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I The World af a Glance ESTHERVILLE DAILY NEWS, TUES., JAN. 30, 1973 Page 3 Deferred Sentences Would Hamper Courts Rhino Dies SAN DIEGO, Calif. (AP) - A southern white rhino, one of only five born in captivity, has died of a bacterial condition in the heart valves. The 200-pound rhino, which died Monday, was ill since birth last Dec. 14. U.S. Visit WASHINGTON (AP) - Vladmir Promyslov, the mayor of Moscow, has arrived here for a visit to the U.S. capital. Promyslov, who was met at Dulles International Airport by Washington, D.C., Mayor Walter Washington and Soviet Ambassador Anatoly Dobrynin on Monday, goes on to San Francisco Thursday. He is accompanied by his wife. Horsepoiver HAIFA, Israel (AP) - A one- horsepower sonic boom cost the Israeli government 2,678 dollars. Mrs. Halima Mahajma, an Arab villager, told a Haifa court she was trampled by a runaway horse that panicked from the sonic boom of a low- flying Israeli warplane. She claimed more than $7,000 for her injuries, but settled out of court for $2,678. Unpackaged RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) Postmaster Dick Hays said his employes didn't quite know what to do when they discovered an unusual package in a collection box. The "package" was an egg — unwrapped but with a stamp and address on it. Hays said the egg, which had no return address, couldn't be sent as was because it wasn't packaged properly. But he said postal workers wrapped the egg and sent it on its way. '-"Hays said he wasn't sure if the egg was raw or hard-boiled. Jetliner Crash NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) Seven Americans and 30 others aboard an Egyptian jetliner from Cairo were killed Monday night when the plane struck a mountain ridge while approaching Nicosia airport. Misrair, the Egyptian airline, i said the Americans were Mr. and Mrs. Richard Dodge, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Burne Miller, Raymond Jeanne, Thomas Woods and Ann Valentine. Their hometowns were not immediately available. Witnesses said if the Dyushin 18 had been 200 feet higher it would have missed the ridge. The crash occurred in the Ky- renia Mountains 12 miles from . the airport. Arrested JAKARTA (AP) - Seventy persons in West Java were under arrest today, accused of strangling, chopping up or burying alive seven men they believed used black magic to kill several villagers, police reported. Top Salaries SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - At least four plumbers who work for the city water department will earn more than the general manager's $35,000 salary in 1972, according to a grand jury. The jurors recommended Monday a re-evaluation of overtime and working conditions of craftsmen to prevent an em­ ploye's wages from exceeding those of the general manager or assistant general manager. No Barrier JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The Most Rev. Joseph L. Howze, new auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Natchez-Jackson, says he expects to be so busy in service to the people that they will not be conscious of color. The second black Catholic bishop in the nation told newsmen on Monday that the Church has a "particular mission to black people to bring them into the Church." The 49-year-old native Alabaman added, "I hope my mission will be a mission of service to the people. When you are serving the people, I don't think there is time to*be ... conscious of color. I want to love the people without regard to color." DES MOINES, Iowa (AP)-A recent Iowa Supreme Court decision on deferred sentences has taken away an effective tool of the state courts, according to Sen. Lucas DeKoster, R- Hull. The senate was set to resume debate Tuesday on a bill that would grant local courts permission to grant deferred sentences. "The situation comes about when person is accused of a crime and is ready to plead guilty, but the court finds this man would not really be helped by a sentence," DeKoster told the Senate. "But the court -determines he would be motivated with the threat of a sentence held over his head," DeKoster continued. Under the bill, the court could defer a sentence and place the defendant on probation. "If he stayed clean, the whole thing would be wiped out," DeKoster said. The Hull Republican noted that Iowa courts had used deferred sentencing before the Supreme Court ruled they did not have the authority. He said that practice has had "good effect" for the most part. DeKoster said he had just returned from Washington where he participated in a national conference on criminal justice. "It is obvious throughout, the United States penal system is not doing the job it should," DeKoster said. "Prisons and jails in this country are being used as schools for crime." DeKoster said the deferred sentence approach is working in many instances and keeping some persons, especially young persons, from embarking on a life of crime. Sen. Eugene Hill, D-Newton, disagreed with the deferred sentence approach, calling it "the ultimate as far as a permissive society is concerned." Hill said city streets are not safe and persons committing crimes should be taken off the streets. Don't Chase DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Sen. Karl Nolin, D-Ralston, Tuesday assailed the action of Iowa state troopers in a high­ speed chase over the weekend that resulted in the death of three young men. Taking the floor of the Senate on a point of personal privilege, Nolin said this was not the first time such a chase has resulted in death. He said such chases are a risk to the public and questioned whether law enforcement officers enjoy pursuit and capture of traffic violators as a sport. "Had the troopers avoided the chase, these young men would probably have been captured by some other method," Nolin said. "Had the troopers avoided the chase, we would have three youngsters in need of discipline— but alive." The high speed chase occurred Saturday near Ottumwa and killed Robert Ammenhouser, 16, Shawn Hurtig, 15, and Terry Lee Saner, 16. Name Carver DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Gov. Robert Ray Tuesday appointed Roy J. Carver, a Muscatine industrialist, to the Iowa Development Commission. Carver will complete the unexpired term of Karl Nolin, who resigned from the commission after being elected to the Iowa Senate. Carver's term will end June 30, 1975, The Iowa Development Commission is composed of 11 members, charged with promoting Iowa's economic growth. Carver is chairman of the board of Bandag Inc., of Muscatine, a tire treading company. Charge Youths DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP)Authorities have charged five youths with assault with intent to commit a felony in connection with an attempted jailbreak. break. Scott County jailer Ray Yoder was in satisfactory condition Monday after the Sunday night attack at the jail. Steven Fitzpatick, 16, LeClaire, waived preliminary hearing Monday and was bound over to District Court; Glen McGhee, 17, Rock Island, H\., will appear in Municipal Court Wednesday; Brian Lynch, 17, Pleasant Valley, will appear in court Tuesday and the other two were turned over to Juvenile Court. Two Killed DES MOINES, Iowa (AP)— A young Des Moines mother and her 18-day-old son were fatally injured in a car-truck crash in Des Moines Monday night. Killed were Teri Jo Horak,25, and her son Joshua. Mrs. Horak was dead on arrival at Broadlawns Hospital and her infant died four hours later at Raymond Blank Memorial Children's Hospital. The driver of the semi-trailer truck, Franklin Eugene Altemeier, 39, of Des Moines was in fair condition Tuesday, Smoking DES MOINES, Iowa (AP)-A move by Sen. Tom Riley, R-Cedar Rapids, to limit smoking by Iowa senators has failed. Riley Monday proposed in the Rules Committee that smoking be prohibited ih committee rooms but the measure failed. The Senate last week returned to committee and effectively killed a plan to prohibit smoking on the Senate floor. Approval DES MOINES, Iowa (AP)-A bill to permit county hospitalization commission to commit alcoholics and drug addicts to private hospitals has been approved -89-0 by the Iowa House. The bill was returned Monday to the Senate for action on amendments. Rep. Glen Bortell, R-St. Charles, explained that the present law provides for com­ mittment only to state institutions. JVeti? Gym SHELLSBURG, Iowa (AP) — A $269,000 school bond issue was approved Monday in the Shcllsburg Consolidated School District. The vote was 439 to 107. The bond issue is for an addition to the present school and expansion of the gymnasium. Because of limited facilities, the Shellsburg High School athletic teams are playing their home games at Palo. Dr. K. L. Johnson Dr. J. J. Roberts OPTOMETRISTS Contact Lenses 362-4213 123 North Sixth Street Diagonal from the Post Office Pay Cut WASHINGTON (AP) - W.A. "Tony" Boyle's annual pension as former president of the United Mine Workers has been cut from $50,000 to $16,000 by the union's International Executive Board. Boyle's successor, Arnold Miller, said the pension cut was effected by abolishing a special $2 million pension fund set up for union officers in 1960. Under the action, former Secretary-Treasurer John Owens' annual pension was trimmed from $40,000 to $13,000. Miller said the board also reduced salaries for eight union staff positions by an average of 40 per cent and eliminated special medical benefits for UMW international officers. Same Color TORRINGTON, Wyo. (AP) — Leaving a private club early in the morning, a local resident discovered his car had been taken from in front of the establishment. So he called the sheriffs office to report his car stolen. About a half_- hour later, the sheriffs office received a call from a slightly inebriated man saying he had mistakenly driven the wrong car home. The man said he left the same club, hopped into what he thought was his car, saw the keys in the ignition and drove home. The missing car was turned to its rightful owner. The sheriff's office said the cars owned by the two men were the same color but different makes. Asks Warning CHICAGO (AP) — The National Safety Council has asked the alcoholic beverage industry to place warning labels on cans and bottles that would alert consumers to the possibility that excessive drinking can impair driving ability, Howard Pyle, council president, said Monday that alcohol was a factor in at least half of the 56,700 traffic deaths estimated to have occurred in 1972. He recommended a cautionary label similar to that used by the drug industry warning users of adverse side effects. Thomas J. Donovan, president of the Licensed Beverage Industries, Inc., in New York, replied to Pyle's request by saying, "There is absolutely no evidence that any such warning label would work. "To be truly accurate, any such label would have to point out that the overwhelming majority of users may and do use alcohol safely, although a small minority of drinkers do abuse beverage alcohol, often due to a complex underlying health disorder." SPENCER LIVESTOCK SALES, INC. 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