The Tribune from Seymour, Indiana (2024)

JAN. 18, 1980 SEYMOUR DAILY TRIBUNE, SEYMOUR, INDIANA PAGE THREE Today's Summaries American press leaves Iran American reporters, expelled by the Iranian government, packed their bags for their departure today from Iran, leaving. behind the 50 American hostages being held captive in Tehran for the 76th day. The official Tehran' Radio said hundreds of thousands of Iranians marched through Tehran and other cities Thursday, combining a religious commemoration with a massive protest against both the United States and the Soviet Union. Soviets beef up forces in Europe KABUL, Afghanistan (UPI).

Sudden: and widespread Soviet troop movements in Eastern Europe. are apparently part of an effort to beef up Russian invasion forces in Afghanistan, the United States said. In the Afghan captital of Kabul, there was no word on the fate of 30 to 50 American correspondents ordered expelled today for what the Soviet-backed regime called "interference" and "slanderous Iran to be included in Carter speech WASHINGTON (UPI) President Carter will speak out. on the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and on the hostage situation in Iran in his State of the Union message next Wednesday. Press secretary Jody Powell said Carter "will devote the major portion of his State of the Union address Jan.

23 to the threat to international peace and security created by the invasion of Afghanistan and to the continuing crisis in Iran." China buys more U.S. wheat WASHINGTON (UPI) China has bought 100,000 tons of American wheat its second purchase since President Carter embargoed 17 million tons of grain that had been bound for the Soviet Union. There were no firm indications if China's purchases were routine or if they marked a new trend as American officials begin a campaign to find new markets for the embargoed grain. Shah denies claims in interview NEW YORK (UPI) The exiled shah of Iran, in an interview with British journalist David Frost, denied claims against him by his countrymen of mass murder and torture, and vowed he would not abdicate his throne. "Abdicate that does not exist in our vocabulary," Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi said in the interview aired Thursday night on ABC TV.

The shah bitterly denied Iranian charges that he was responsible for the deaths of 100,000 people during his reign. PSI reports progress to resume construction on Marble Hill project Public Service Indiana says partial resumption of safetyrelated construction at its Marble Hill nuclear power project in Jefferson County could begin as early as the end of March. In a news briefing at the plant site Thursday PSI officials told reporters the utility expects to ask the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for www permission to re-start safetycritical work within the next weeks. S.W. Shields, PSI vice president, outlined progress already made in responding to items in an NRC order confirming the Aug.

7 shutdown of all safetyrelated work on the nuclear project. The utility ordered this work halted in the wake of construction problems. While PSI does not expect to complete a full analysis of the and scheduling impact of the work delay before the second quarter of this year, Shields said that a significant cost increase and lengthening of the schedule is expected. "Regardless of any increases from previous cost estimates," said Shields, "power from the two Marble Hill units will save money for energy users. Despite problems and the delay, power from Marble Hill will be less than from any other alternative source available to us." Highlights of progress made toward getting authorization to resume safety critical works, aid Shields, include: Re-inspection of concrete in place and confirmation that it is sound and exceeds specifications.

commitment to reinspect 100 percent of surfaces already poured and to remove and re-repair all concrete patches. Complete reorganization of the construction management organization and the centralizing on site of all Public Service Indiana nuclear engineering personnel. per Increasing the full site time management force some 190 permanent employees, including the transfer of about 40 employees from the utility's general offices in Plainfield. Expanding the training program for all project employees and development of a system of reporting suspected deficiencies by any construction worker without threat of recrimination. Since the August halt of safety-related work, nearly 800 construction workers have remained active on non-safety areas of the project, said.

Shields. Significant progress has been made on the cooling tower for the initial unit at Deaths and Services Herman McMahan Herman 83, formerly of Medora and late of Hoosier Christian Village, Brownstown, died at 5:50 a.m.: today. in Jackson County Schneck Memorial Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Winklepleck-Weesner Funeral Home at Brownstown. Bernice Durham Mrs.

Bernice "Bea" Durham, 80, of 475. Sa O' Brien Apt. 54, died at 6:10 p.m. Thursday at her home. She had been ill for four months.

Born Aug. 4, 1899, in Jackson County to Elmer and Cora Winninger Ferguson, she James Durham on Sept. 22, 1917, in Brownstown. He preceded her in death on July 9, 1955. She was a member of Apostolic Pentecostal Tabernacle and Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary and formerly owned and operated a restaurant in Seymour.

Survivors included 12 children, Milton Durham, Crotherville R2; Mrs. Louis (Virginia) Burnell, Sheridan; John Durham, Indianapolis; Mrs. Charles (Maxine) Ray, Scipio RI; Mrs. James (Ilene) Robinson, Seymour R1; Robert E. Durham, North Vernon R4; Billy G.

Durham, Pinellas Park, Ronald Ray Durham, Mrs. Phyllis Doty, Seymour; Mrs. James (Sue) Turner, Columbus; Mrs. (Carolyn) Young, Seymour R1; and Mrs. Gary (Janet) Annest, Indianapolis.

Also, six sisters, Mrs. Mabel Foster, Mrs. Geneieve Foshee, Mrs. Thelma Cook and Mrs. Leona Abel- Aries, of California; Mrs.

Velvie Weaver, Indianapolis; and Mrs. Hazel Wilson, Louisville; 44 grandchildren, 72 greatgranchildren and one greatgreat-grandchild. A son, Meredith Durham; one infant son, two grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and two brothers preceded her in death. Services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Monday from Voss Chapel with the Rev.

Jean Pogue and the Rev. Vesta Allman officiating. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, from 2 to 9 p.m.

Sunday and on Monday. until time of service at Voss Mortuary. Contract Bridge B. Jay Becker Bidding Quiz Partner bids One Club. What would you respond with each of the following four hands? the 1.

QJ87 9 KJ52 0 J65 2. 4 J1085 9 AQ4 0 AQ8 K63 3. 4 00873 0 97 4 AKJ64 4. AK86 9 AQ32 AJ754 4 1. One heart.

It would be wrong to respond one notrump to show a balanced hand with 6 to 9 points. Your. first obligation is to seek a major suit fit, and you should practically always respond to one of a minor suit with a fourcard major suit if you have one. It is better to bid one heart than orle spade. This will quickly reveal a 4-4 heart fit if it exists and, at the same time, give partner room to bid one spade if he has four cards in that suit.

If you were to respond one spade, you might never find the possible 4-4 heart fit. 2, Three notrump. There is a great advantage telling partner, in one bid, both the high content distribution of your hand your as well. It is therefore better to ignore your scrawny spades and go directly to three notrump. This says you have 16 to 017 points, distribution that is probably 4-3-3-3 but might be 4-4-3-2, and strength or stoppers in the three unbid suits.

A two notrump response has the same requirements except 1980 King Features Tomorrow: Performing that the -count range is 13 to: 15: 3: One heart. A two club response would indicate at least four trumps and 6 to 9 points; a three club response would indicate four or five trumps and 13 to 15 points. It follows that a raise to either two or three clubs would substantially misrepresent your values, and you should therefore look for another bid that comes closer to stating your actual values. The best response one heart, which has the advantage of being an ambiguous response. It indicates from 6 to 16 points and four or more hearts.

You have no idea what partner will do next, but you will probably be able to show the club support later without committing your side to game. Your hearts are weak, of course, but it's better to misrepresent your heart strength than to bid two or three clubs. 4. One diamond. Despite the 18 high-card points, you should respond only one diamond, not two.

You plan to bid two spades over the expected two club rebid by partner, and then bid three hearts over partner's possible rebid of three clubs. You will thus have represented your 4-4-5-0 distribution and a very good "hand. Of course, the bidding may go altogether differently, in which case you'd bid a slam after partner revealed a good trump fit for any one of your suits. Syndicate, Inc. the impossible.

Security A religious gathering in the holy city of Qom is overshadowed by heavy security following orders from the Iran revolutionary council to increase protection of the city. UPI Telephoto overshadows worship Heavy fighting broke out last week between supporters of rival ayatollahs in the northwestern city of Tabriz. Witnesses say Pinto 'exploded into flames' Marble Hill, the turbine building and in other structures, including the service building and the switchyard, he said. The project construction includes vinas kilowatt generating PSI has an 83 percent ownership interest and Wabash Valley Power Association, a group of rural electric cooperatives, has a 17 percent interest. The two units were originally slated to come on line in 1982 and 1984 at a cost of $1.8 billion.

The Police Beat Seymour Police Avenue: David J. Sanders, 23, Seymour, arrested on a county court warrant charging criminal mischief. p.m. Third Street and Indianapolis County Police Thursday-3 p.m. Frank E.

Burton, 51, Medora, arrested on a county court warrant charging deception." Fires a.m. 100 block W. Third Station Two firemen washed down gas. 11:22 a.m. Seymour Chemical Co.

U.S. hose ruptured on an ammonia tanker and leaked ammonia on the ground. A man close to the truck closed the valve before any damage or injuries occurred. Station One and Two firemen and state and city police responded to the scene. 3:40 p.m.

Colonial Avenue, Freeman Field: A trash fire caught a field on fire but Station One firemen extinguished the fire before any damage occurred. Thefts Thefts reported a break-in. Nothing was reported missing. Today-2 a.m. EatonKenway Freeman Field, State Police p.m.: ISP Weighmasters arrested Ken W.

Locker, 24, Nicholasville, at Interstate 65 truck weigh scales after his truck weighed 85,100 pounds. The legal limit is 73,280 pounds. Locker was fined $1,114. WINAMAC, Ind. (UPI) A half dozen witnesses have testified a 1973 Ford Pinto exploded into flames almost immediately, after it was the rear by by a van near Goshen in 1978.

Three teen-age girls died in the accident in August 1978, prompting the filing of criminal charges against the Ford Motor Co. Ford is charged with reckless homicide in the trial before Pulaski Circuit Judge Harold Staffeldt. The auto maker is the first corporation brought to trial in Indiana under the law allowing such criminal prosecution against a non-person. The prosecution contends that Ford was neglegent in the Pinto which made it susceptible to rear-end collisions. The six witnesses who testified Thursday before the trial was recessed until Monday indicated the Pinto in which the victims were riding was moving slowly, most estimated the speed about 15 mph, while the van was traveling near the speed limit of 50 mph along the five-lane section of U.S.

33 near Goshen. Other witnesses also described the intense explosion almost immediately after the van inpacted the rear of the Pinto. Two also said they remembered seeing another less violent explosion. William J. Martin, Lewiston, N.Y., said he rushed to the scene shortly after the accident.

He said it appeared the car exploded for a second time. "I could look directly into the front windshield area of the Pinto. I could see a solid mass of orange flame. There was absolutely no air space. The flames were up over the roof," he said.

Martin at the time was an professor at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend. He also said he saw a man acting erratically and who one time fell to his knees and started pounding the ground with his fists. The man later was identified as Robert Dugger, the driver of the van. Albert J. Clark Osteen, said the explosion after the crash resembled a a "large napalm bomb." "The van hit the Pinto in the left rear," he said.

"I expected it to be a fender bender." "About a second later the whole car was engulfed in flames," he added. "It was I'm an ex-GI like a large napalm bomb." Clark's wife, Pauline, said she accompanied her husband across the highway to help and he instructed her to help a young man who appeared disoriented. "I saw a young man running around. My husband yelled at me to take care of him 'get him out of she explained. Mrs.

Clark said she led the man from the car and made him sit down. She added she smelled no alcohol on his breath and no odor of marijuana. She said Dugger. sobbed occasionally, but said he was unhurt and told Mrs. Clark to "help them, help them (the other victims)." A trooper testified Wednesday he found half-empty beer bottles in Dugger's van and a quantity of marijuana but that a blood test showed Dugger was not drunk.

Vicki Shriner, Bristol, said he was traveling behind the van and noticed it fishtail, saw sparks and then flames shooting above the van. She testified she saw no other vehicle until she got out of her car and looked around. Yolanda Ihrig, a high school student from Elkhart, said he was driving from Goshen to Elkhart and eventually passed FB Co-op vindicated in futures market case An administrative, law judge has vindicated the position of Indiana Farm Bureau Cooperative Association Inc. in a complaint filed in 1974 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

The complaint, filed under the Commodity Exchange Act, charged the Indiana Farm Bureau Co-op and Louis M. Johnston with attempting to manipulate and manipulating the commodity futures market in July 1973. Glenn Franklin, Co-op executive vice president said Judge Arthur L. Shipe, in his 92-page opinion, found the claims of the Division of Enforcement of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission clearly makeweight and without merit and that nothing in the actions of the Co-op or Johnston indicated they were attempting to manipulate the futures market. The opinion continued to say that neither the Co-op or Johnston were culpable of the legal cause of the prices reached in the 1973 July corn futures con- both the van and the Pinto.

She said traveled along side the van for a short distance at a speed of about .45 to 50 mph and also trailed the Pinto at a speed of about 30 mph. Miss Ihrig said that after she apssed the Pinto, it appeared to be still slowing down when she saw the collision with the van. She told the court there was one large explosion "like a bomb blowing She, her brother and sister returned to the crash and saw the Pinto "all in flames." Courts of Law Circuit Court Thursday-Colen L. Neely, 26, Indianapolis, was given a preliminary hearing on charges of driving while intoxicated, no operator's license, resisting law enforcement and vehicle theft. Bond was set at $2,000 and he was given seven days to get a lawyer.

County Court Today--Michael McNiece, 27, Seymour, fined costs on a reckless driving charge. David Sanders, 23, Seymour, charged with mischief, a $500 bond was set and he was given seven days to get a lawyer. Scott Berg, 21, Valparaiso, fined $100 and costs on charges of driving while suspended and failure to Seymour markets Jan: 18, 1980 Wheat $3.85 Soybeans $6.24 Corn $2.35 Eggs, small 23-30 cents Eggs, medium 41-47 cents Eggs, large 46-52 cents Seymour livestock Jan: 18, 1980 210-230 lbs. $37.00 230-240 lbs. $36.75 240-250 lbs.

$36.25 250-260 lbs. $36.50 260-270 lbs. $34.50 270-280-lbs. $33.50 280-290 lbs. $32.50 290-300 lbs.

$31.50 Sows Boars No Calf Market INDIANAPOLIS LIVESTOCK INDIANAPOLIS (UPI) Livestock: Hogs barrows and gilts 50 lower; No 1-2 210-240 lb 38.50- 39,25, 230-245 lb 38.00-38.50; sows steady to 1.25 lower; No 1- 3 300-650 lb 30.50-34.75. Cattle none. Sheep none. COME TO THE "PRAISE GATHERING" WITH THE HOHN FAMILY SINGERS SUN. EVENING 6 P.M.

NEW LIFE ASSEMBLY 800 BROOKHAVEN DR. PASTOR MIKE O'BRIEN Short term six month Money Market CURRENT 11.783% RATE EFFECTIVE ANNUAL YIELD Certificate EFFECTIVE 12.340% WEEK OF JAN. 17 There is a substantial interest penalty The rate effect is because for early $10,000 minimum deposit This- is an annual effective yield: However. it is subject to change at IF SAVINGS Home LOAN Federal ASSOCIATION of renewal. the compounding account.

Federal, interest Interest regulations during is the computed prohibit term SEYMOUR' AUSTIN COLUMBUS: COLUMBUS HOPE for the highest permissible annualized 211 N. Chestnut Street 67 West Main Street 501 Washington Street 3805 25th Street 332 Jackson Street yield: Based on a 366 day year, 522-1550 794-3221 376-3323 376-3361 546-4141 MEMBER FEDERAL SAVINGS AND LOAN INSURANCE CORPORATION DEPOSITORS ARE INSURED UP TO $40.000.00 tract and that they did not attempt or intend to cause the prices reached, and could not reasonably have foreseen that such prices would be reached because of their activity. The decision is the first since the formation of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission concerning futures market manipulation and is expected te set the standards for activity in futures market trading for years to come. Johnston said of this complaint reaffirms the fact that the futures market is its own regulator, and that artificial, bureaucratic regulations serve only to distort the purpose of futures markets and their relationships to cash markets." The Indiana Farm Bureau Cooperative Association with Indianapolis headquar. ters, is a major, federated wholesale marketing and supply cooperative, owned and controlled by 71 member cooperatives, including the Jackson-Jennings Farm Bureau Co-op.

YOU CAN'T AFFORD TO WAIT COMPARE THE COST OF BUYING A HOME IN 1972 THRU 1979 BASE PRICE WILLINGTON I MODEL REDY-KWIK MODULAR HOME. INTEREST RATE MONTHLY PAYMENT 1100 SQ. FT. 11 BATH 20. YR.

MORTGAGE 1972 $12,900.00 $107.91. 1974 $16,500.00 $143.20 1976 $17,300.00 $155.56 1978 $21,000.00 $209.66 1980 $25,350.00 $279.15 ORDER BEFORE FEB. 15, PRICES INCREASE ON THIS DATE BUY NOW, BEAT INFLATION VISIT OUR DISPLAY AT THE NATIONAL MOBILE MODULAR HOME SHOW IN THE EAST WING OF THE KENTUCKY FAIR AND EXPOSITION CENTER JANUARY 18TH THROUGH JANUARY 20TH STANLEY GRAY REAL ESTATE DEALERS FOR -KWIK MODULAR HOMES MADISON, INDIANA 812-273-4607.

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