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' 4 - DAILY TRIBUNE-EXAMINER Pages ■ Dillon. Montana Friday, December 28,1973 Western wins opener DILLON INVITATIONAL WRE8TL1NG CHAMPION—at 128 pounds, Lynn Taylor successfully came through the matches during the past weekend, with his ability challenged but tm- defeated. He is shown with other young men from the schools competing in the two-day invitational, on the Olympic type stand, where they received awards in order o f their standing in the tourney after being escorted across the Beaverhead County High School gymnasium by BCHS wrestling cheerleaders, who presented the awards. Shown from left are Taylor, Leonard Wombolt o f Laurel, Vince Arkell o f Whitehall and Tom Fultz o f Fort Benton. (Sue Terrill Photo) Postmen Cliff Me taker and Godfrey Saunders combined for SB points Thursday night at Edmonton, A lta., as the W estern Montana Bulldogs tripped Lakehead University. 86-77, in opening round play of the Klondike Holiday Classic basketball tournament., The four-day meet continues tonight with the Bulldogs matched against the University of Guelph while Lakehead m eets the University of Alberta’s host club. Saturday’ s schedule pits Western-Alberta and Guelph- Lakehead in the round-robin tourney, which clim a x e s Sunday at 3 p.m. with the two best-record entries clashing for the championship trophy. Thursday’s opener between Western and Lakehead was a tight, fast-paced battle all the way. Lakehead, ranked as the strongest Canadian contender, failed to solve the Metsker- Saunders blitz as the Bulldog duo dominated both board and basket throughout the well- played contest. . Metsker, a 6-8 senior transfer from Colorado State, netted 31 points while Saunders, 6-3 junior and two-time all-Frontier . postman, added 24. Leroy Armstrong contributed 12 counters, Kim Anderson 8, Ernie Carter 6, Ray Alexander Introducing BEAVERHEAD YAMAHA SALES Come in and See the 1974 YAMAHA SNOWMOBILE Located North on Hlway 41 at | Nyquist Machine We are a franchised Yamaha Dealer We Service What We Sell. CONSOLATION WINNER—in the 145 class was Gary Allen of BCHS. Shown are the winners of the class, from the left, Gum X \ Kelley of Laurel, whose team won the tournament, Jim Mc- Cready of Ronan, Allen and Vance Brodock o f Fort Benton. Who*Where, Whal, When...Why ? Who comes to mind in discussions of press credibility? You, our readers, that’s who. Where is credibility mandatory? In these pages, that’s where. When? Every day. Why? Because this newspaper’s mission is to help you open a window to the world with factual, balanced and meaningful information you can depend on. “Press credibility” is nothing new. It’s been our business for a very long time...and it’s been the business of our news cooperative, The Associated Press, for 125 years. We’re a member of The AP, world’s largest news-gathering organization, and AP newsmen and newswomen go far for factual, on-the-scene reports. One AP man, Mark Kellogg, went all the,way to the Little Big Horn River, in 1876,with Gen. George Armstrong Custer—and Kellogg didn’t come back, either. That’s just one. indication of how long \press credibility” has been important to newspapermen. Tribune-Examiner memberof THE ASSOCIATED PRE88 Bylin* of Dependability for 12B years Son of novelist washed overboard1 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The son of novelist Ernest K. Gann and the captain of an oil tanker were washed overboard and are presumed dead, the Coast Guard said. A Coast Guard spokesman said First Mate George K. Gann, 38, of Belvedere, Calif., and the skipper o f the Chevron Mississippi, C.W. Pemberton, 50, of Seattle, were lost in heavy seas Thursday. The Coast Guard said the ship steamed into a storm 390 miles southeast of Homer, Alaska, while carrying oil from Cook Inlet, Alaska, to El Segundo, Calif. The spokesman said a third man, seaman Mario L. Ro- mersa, 51, of San Francisco, died aboard the 70,000-ton tank er of injuries suffered in an ac cident while the ship plowed through 18-foot seas, battered by 40-knot winds. The elder Gann has written many novels about flying, in cluding the best-selling “ The High and the Mighty” and “ Twilight for the Gods.” 4, and Julian Brinson 1 in the Bulldogs’ successful tourney debut. The victory boosted Coach Casey Keltz’ d u b to a 5-2 season mark. SALMON WRESTLER—in action during Dillon Invitational Wrestling Tournament championship matches was Jack Jakovac who went against Jim Robertus of Laurel in the 138 dass, Jakovac was in second place in the championships at his weight. (Sue Terrill Photo) Ration coupons like dollar bills WASHINGTON (AP) - It looks like a shrunken dollar bill but it could become more valu able than the real thing if the government rations gasoline. The ration coupons, being readied for that doleful day, bear the picture of George Washington and the inscription: One unit o f gasoline. There is a place for your state, your li cense plate number and your name. If you are age 18 or over and a licensed driver you’ll get a month’s supply of coupons for $1. You can sell the coupons for whatever you can get if you don’t need them. You can buy them at the going rate if you need more. That, in essence, is how it will work.* ‘ ' V A coupon might be worth five gallons one month, six gallons the next. Energy Chief William E. Simon estimates that the monthly average per driver will be 32-35 gallons. But how many coupons you will get for your initial dollar will vary, depending on whether you live in a densely populated area or not, on how much mass transportation is available and other factors. Come March l, the earliest the program could be put in ef fect, this is what might happen: Y o u ’d receive an author ization card in the mail, pre pared by your state's driver’s license computer In the two-week period before rationing starts, you take the card to a bank or post office — that decision hasn’t been made — for one month’s supply of coupons. It will cost $1, to de fray the $1.4 billion annual bill for the rationing machinery The coupons will be printed in a different, color each month, butarespendable over a 6(>-day period. There will be announce ments of how many gallons you can buy with them, and changes could be made month by month. Your service station will col lect the right number of coupons and turn them in to a bank to account for the number of gallons he’s sold. Howard Hughes indicted LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) - Howard Hughes, the much- traveled and much-hidden billionaire, is under federal in dictment for stock manipulation in his' 1970 purchase of a West ern regional airline. Spokesmen for Hughes, who now is believed sequestered in a hotel in the Bahamas, said to day they would have no com ment on the indictment until they receive copies of it later today. Richard Hannah, who is. based in Los Angeles, declined to say whether he had been in contact with the 68-year-old NOTICE Frank’s Sport Shop Twin Bridges Open For Business Under New Management Remodeling and Expanding 1974 will offer complete line of Sporting goods Specialties To Include Guide Service Rod and Reel Repair Custom Made Rods and Flies Drop in and meet Bob and Sharon Palmer 1 : v Four Rivers Sport Shop 205 So Main Twin-Bridges Montana 684-5651 Hughes, who faces criminal charges for the first time in his much-publicized life. A former top Hughes’ aide and three others were named in the nine-count indictment re turned Thursday by a federal grand jury. In it, Hughes and three of his codefendants are accused of conspiring to pressure directors of Air West Airlines to sell out to Hughes by depressing the value of the airline’s stock and then threatening lawsuits against the directors. The indictment came one week after Hughes secretly left London. He reportedly flew imme diately to the Bahamas, and took up residence on the top two floors of a hotel owned by another publicity-shy billion aire. His arrival in the Bahamas, if it occurred, came only weeks after fugitive financier Robert L. Vesco was successful there in avoiding extradition proceed ings to the United States to face criminal charges. Hughes’ spokesmen imme diately denied last week that their boss was seeking to avoid prosecution and said specula tion about any upcoming in dictment against him was false and politically motivated. Legal maneuvering in the case was expected to begin quickly, as the U.S. attorney in Las Vegas said he wanted ar raignment o f the defendants in two weeks. That would presum ably mean a trip to Las Vegas and public exposure for Hughes. Named with Hughes in seven counts of the indictment were Robert Maheu, former head of Hughes’ Nevada operations; Chester Davis, general counsel for Hughes Summa Corp. and a member of its board of direc tors; and David B. Charnay, a former Air West stockholder. James H. Nall, a Hughes em ploye and former Air West stockholder, was named In three counts. Listed as unln- dieted conspirators were H. M. \Hank” Greenspuri, publisher of the Las Vegas Sun, and George Crockett, a New York but irtcMman. 1