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GROUP URGES RATIFICATION EXTENSION
Legislator's kids lobby for era
WASHINGTON (AP) - The children of Rep. Frank Thompson, (D-N.J.), and probably will be voted on by the full
of some members of Congress are for- Steve McGovern, son of Sen. George House next week. A Senate vote is less
ming a group to lobby for an extension McGovern, (D-S.D.). certain,
of time to ratify the Equal Rights KATHY RAILSBACK predicted that The original letter calling together
Amendment (ERA), saying their future up to 50 daughters and sons would sup- daughters and sons of members of
is at stake, port the ERA Letter and take a more Congress also was signed by Middie
It is- believed to be the first such active role in lobbying not only their Frenzel, the daughter of Rep, Bill
coalition of children of members of own parents, but also other members of
Congress. And some of the youths are Congress.
on opposite sides of the issue than their- Railsback became concerned about
parents, the elected officials. the ERA when she returned from Grin-
AT AN ORGANIZATIONAL meeting nell College in Iowa this summer and
Tuesday night, a core group agreed on attended Judiciary Committee 'We are stressing that
a letter to send to members of Congress hearings on the extension, in which her
urging support for the ERA extension. father played a key role, we all fe e l strongly
"We are stressing that we all feel Railsback is sponsoring an amen-
strongly about-the ERA and it is so im- dment that would guarantee the extra about the ERA and it is
portant we are finally getting together time could be used not just to ratify the
as a group, said Kathy Railsback, 19, ERA but to permit states to rescind so important that we
a student who is the daughter of Rep. previous ratifications. That amen- are finally getting
Tom Railsback (R-Ill.), a House dment lost in committee but will be of-
Judiciary Committee member. fered again on the House floor. together as a group.
"It is important to us as represen- ERA supporters say this would kill -Kathy Railsback,
tatives of the next generation," she the extension proposal.
said "THAT'S BEEN a little bit hard,"
Others in the group include Eleanora Railsback, who opposes the recision daughter of Rep.
and Diane Anderson, daughters of Rep. amendment, said of her father's
John Anderson, (R-Ill; Margaret proposal. "But he's been really suppor- Tom Railsback
Morgan, daughter of Sen. Robert ,,
Morgan, (D-N.C.); Denise DeConcini tive of mein forming this group.R-Ill.)
Manr ID-N.); Denise DeConcn, D The ERA, which would outlaw
daughter of Sen. Dennis DeConcini, (D- discrimination based on sex, must be
Ariz.); Evan Bayh, son of Sen. Birch ratified by 38 states by March 22, 1979,
Bayh, (D-Ind.); Nina Lyons, daughter to become part of the Constitution. To
date it has been approved by 35 of them,
but four have since rescinded approval.
V an ou ten The validity of that move still is in Frenzel, (R-Minn.). He supports the
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Today, the
ninth anniversary of the brutal Sharon
Tate-LaBianca slayings, also is the day
Leslie Van Houten is to be sentenced for
murder in the case.
Her attorneys, who say she is com-
pletely rehabilitated, will call a parade
of witnesses in a desperate effort to win
her release on parole.
SHE HAS ALREADY served eight
years on earlier convictions.
Although she was convicted of mur-
der in 1971 with Charles Manson and
two other "Manson girls," Van
Houten's two subsequent trials set her
apart from the tribe of still-devoted
Manson followers who languish in
Van Houten was a changed woman.
No longer the prattling, defiant teen-
ager of the first trial, she was neatly
dressed, smiling and articulate.
HER ATTORNEY, Maxwell Keith,
who won a new trial for Van Houten,
hoped not for acquittal but for convic-
tion of manslaughter which would give
her a chance at parole.
Van Houten has admitted stabbing
Rosemary LaBianca the night of Aug.
10, 1969, but she said it was after the
woman was already dead. Although she
was convicted of conspiracy in the
murder of Tate and four others the
previous night, Van Houten was not
It is up to Superior Court Judge Gor-
don Ringer to choose a sentence for Van
Houten; He has a number of options.
One which will be urged by defense
lawyers is a reduction of the conviction.
to second-d<egee murder. Van Houten's
eight yars of ,time seved would make
' mmedwparole likey.
question and the Justice Department
has said it is up to Congress to decide.
The states that have rescinded ap-
proval are Kentucky, Tennessee, Idaho
and Nebraska. Kentucky's action was
The House Judiciary Committee last
month approved an extension of the
ERA deadline from March 22, 1979, to
June 30, 1982, and the extension issue
ERA extension without any recision
amendment. Also signing it was Laurie
Michel, the daughter of GOP whip Bob
Micheln, (R-Ill.). He opposes the exten-
Middie Michel says she and her
father "have had ' some lively
discussions about the ERA. He's heard
my pro-ERA side and in a special
Ring mystery solution
just a .flush away
ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) - A 10-
month mystery in which more than
4,500 rings vanished one and two at a
time from the repair shop of a jewelry
company has been solved. The key
clue: a cleaning woman noticed that too
much toilet paper was being used in a
"It was baffling. We had these repor-
ted losses but weren't able to track
them. No one would ever guess they
were being flushed down a toilet,"
George Gay, director of personnel for
the L. G. Balfour Co., said yesterday.
"WE HAVEN'T taken an inventory.
They would be a complete mixture of
what we offer. I'm sure we'll find a
World Series ring and probably others
from special events of this type," said
He would not identify the cleaning
woman who helped solve the ring
Neither would he identify the
disgruntled employee, now dismissed,
who apparently had been randomly
wrapping the rings in tissue, then
flushing them. Gay said no criminal
charges have been filed and gave no in-
dication there would be.
THE RINGS were -diWpearing from'
the r'epair shop of tHe, lent that is'
located about an hoiis, sou)hMof,
Boston. Gay said the'shop is always
very busy. People send their rings there
to be enlarged or to have other work
done on them.
"If it's a World Series or NBA cham-
pionship ring, the athletes usually get
fatter as they get older. The rings need
enlarging," Gay said.
In June, a cleaning lady noticed an
unusual amount of toilet paper was
being used in a particular women's
room and she called this to the firm's
"MOST ALL jewelry companies have
special traps in their plumbing systems
because we know this can be a way to
remove things," Gay said.
Maintenance workers opened the
trap and discovered the rings piled in
wet gobs of tissue.
Gay said the rings are still being
cleaned with acid and being returned to
their owners, along with a note that
apologetically says the ring has been
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