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Carroll Daily Times Herald (Newspaper) - February 23, 1979, Carroll, Iowa B Carroll Daily Times Herald it to grow * Vol. 39_ February 23. 1979 - Twenty 15c Western Iowa Demos coming to Carroll for convention Saturday By LISA VAN LAANEN Times Herald Staff Writer More than 100 western Iowa Democrats are expected to participate in a party conference at Kuemper High School Ideas resulting from the conference - the third in Iowa this month - will serve as a precursor to the Democratic caucus Jan. 21,1980. The conference will last from 8:30 a.m. to about 5 p.m. at Kuemper high according to Louis chairman of the Carroll County Democratic Central said attendance may be depending on the turnout of local The county's 6,932 Democrats account for more than half of Carroll County's 12,478 registered Previous conferences were held the past two weekends at Des Moines and Cedar Each site was chosen because of its central location in the central and eastern part of the Galetich said he believes the being held for the first will become an annual He added that he would like to see the locations remain the The agenda is similar for all three Speakers scheduled at the Carroll conference are 9 state party chairman Ed conference organizing chairman Jerry Fitzgerald - who unsuccessfully ran for governer against Robert Ray last November - and U.S. Rep. Berkley Bedell of the 6th U.S. Rep. Tom Harkin of the 5th District will speak at 4:30 p.m. U.S. Sen. John Culver will not attend the Carroll conference because of a schedule according to a spokesman at the party headquarters in Des Culver caused controversy at the past two conferences by criticizing Democrats who support the proposed amendment for a balanced federal budget through a constitutional Culver said Democrats who support the amendment should be purged from the Galetich said the balanced budget amendment is a bipartisan But apparently a majority of Republicans and a only handful of Democrats favor the according to newspaper Iowa is among 28 states which have passed measures calling for a balanced Galetich agrees with Culver that if the constitutional amendment were federal revenue sharing would be the first program Revenue sharing has become a popular way for counties and cities to receive sharing paid for half of the Carroll Recreation Galetich Five topic areas slated for discussion are platform public party participation and party and election Galetich said the topics would be discussed at five seperate sessions of about 20 Teachers remember Winker as well-mannered By LARRY DEVINE Times Herald City Editor When in Sioux City went off the air because of technical difficulties last the Carroll Cable TV office received numerous phone The callers thought Carroll Cable was installing equipment to finally receive an independent station from Carroll Cable has advertised since last fall that WGN will be The independent station features many sports events and It also is respected for its news says Paul Carroll Cable WGN will replace an NBC on Channel 4. The callers WGN was being They were very They thought that's why it 4) went Collison But when the picture returned on Channel 4 it was KTIV for people eagerly awaiting for the arrival of Collisson offered hope Carroll Cable had been waiting since October for equipment to receive signal on its receiver The signal will be relayed off the I satellite which also beams in Carroll Cable received all but a low noise amplifier from numerous phone calls we found out that Atlanta would not deliver as they had Collison He says the company told him they had a large backlog of orders and could not promise a shipping we looked for another Collison Carroll Cable ordered the which translates the satellite signal into a clear picture for home from Inc. of Santa Calif. Collison says told him it would ship the equipment That was last After the equipment is Carroll Cable will put on WGN within 24 Collison Viewers will be informed of the change on the Channel 10 news and weather WGN is Chinese strike Russ supplies 1 CHS basketball fan Maud 71, attends all of Carroll High School's home basketball a habit she formed 20 years ago when her started high school in Why Times Herald Photo by John Kerr continue to go to the games alter all these can't just sit in a rocking and I love watching the kids she Story on Page 7 of today's Times Burglary alarm system protects Carroll stores Buried in snow and the blues Winter torture troubles Chicago CHICAGO - No need to tell 77-year-old Charlie Zahr that Chicago has suffered the worst combination of cold and snow in the city's More snow - over seven feet - has fallen this winter than any A record one-day snow depth of 29 inches was The record for most consecutive days with low temperatures of zero or below Business lost transportation was the city's political organization was caseloads and Charlie Zahr fought to nice weather I used to go out for a short said it's even hard for me to pay people to get me a retired doll mender with failing says he has few but all my people are dead only income is from Social but it didn't rise when his heating nearly doubled last month for his small apartment on the city's north The average temperature in January was 12.4 with the lowest reading Electricity use set gas demand for January and early February was 20 percent above normal for the basement below me is unheated and it cost a lot to keep my place Zahr hope to tell you this is the worst winter He said he spent his days watching television and playing a tape calls for help doubled or said Lilo program director for Little Brothers of the an organization that aids elderly She said her organization normally serves about 1.400 persons we try to bring to but there has been no way to do With all the snow and blocked streets we've spent all our time just trying to reach people with Winter See Page 10 Coming TV viewers get hope for WGN arrival Sexual abuse indicated in Schrier trial COUNCIL Iowa from medical specialists in the murder trial of Richard Leslie Schrier of Des Moines has indicated that 2-year-old was the apparent victim of sexual abuse over a long period of 25, is charged with first degree sexual assault and murder in Matthew's death last Both charges carry a mandatory life Schrier is being tried in Council Bluffs on a change of venue granted after a Polk County District Court finding that widespread publicity on the case made a fair trial unlikely in the Des Moines The trial resumes Monday morning after a long The recess was called because of some Des Moines physicians who will appear as witnesses for the prosecution would have been On Dr. Steven one of several doctors who attended Matthew in the intensive care unit of a Des Moines hospital last June 28, said he discovered in examining the boy that Matthew's anus was abnormally Grabowski testified that the condition appeared to have been caused by insertion of a number of a period of He said in the skin around the anal opening had existed than two and us to the possibility of Grabowski said a specimen taken from Matthew's rectum contained a prostatic acid found in human Outside Clear to partly cloudy and colder Friday low from five to 10. Partly cloudy high in the mid 20s. Wind from the north at five to 10 miles per By LARRY DEVINE Times Herald City Editor His supervisors on the Carroll Police Department and the Carroll County Sheriff's Department had no complaints about his job A law enforcement instructor at Des Moines Area Community where he attended school for a says he can empathize with the pressures piled up on law Some of his teachers at Carroll High School remember him as being a quiet and well mannered And those teachers told the Times Herald this week of the shock of learning that Dennis Winker had been charged with the shooting death Sunday of Mary Jo 17, of Breda in a Carroll Winker attended Holy Spirit grade school in and he graduated from Carroll High School in 1973. suppose almost was the reaction of Pat Dearduff who teaches English at the had heard on TV that a Carroll County deputy sheriff was But he is the last person I would have thought of. couldn't believe he was capable of anything like she She adds that he was a and recalls him as being a ' Winker was a student manager of the basketball team in 1972-73. was a super says Coach Denny was a good hard-working manager and a nice young There was no violence in him at I didn't see any in him shocked Carroll Football Coach Foval Foval says Winker was a letter winner in football in 1972. was a very shy But he seemed to get along with Foval Leo Steffen says he taught Winker in shop classes and had some contact with him after Winker became a law was one of the more better-behaved students I ever Steffen always had a friendly attitude toward me and around me My wife even remarked how courteous he he After a 23-year-old Carroll majored in law enforcement at Des Moines Area Community College and graduated from the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy in Des a instructor for five says he is prohibited by Thailand - Soviet ships unloaded missiles and radar equipment at the Vietnamese port of Haiphong and China launched air strikes deep into Vietnam to destroy the Russian supplies before they could reach the Thai intelligence sources said The sources said Chinese aircraft struck an area northwest of Haiphong on shortly after the Soviets ships began their deliveries The raiders apparently hit outside the city so as not to risk bombing the Russian ships and triggering a Soviet reprisal Double explosions were reported as the Chinese jets bombed near which could indicate the bombs were detonating explosive the sources There were no reports of Vietnamese aircraft rising to meet the Chinese invaders at Hanoi's main port and a frequent target of raids during the Indochina Chinese jet fighters knocked out most of Vietnam's radar emplacements and missile sites in air strikes last Saturday and the Thai sources said The who asked not to be said the Kremlin also is air lifting heavy weapons to an undisclosed destination in They said the airlift was first detected Thursday The planes were being refueled in the sources said Heavy fighting was along 100 miles of the eastern with some of the sharpest action in the Lang Sonand Cao Bang By PAT MORGAN Times Herald Staff Writer If you own a business in anytime there is a burglary or fire the police can be the first to A panel of flashing lights and a loud buzz from the police communication center's alarm system will send police on the Quick notification of or fires is the main reason Carroll police recommend businesses join their alarm A new alarm system was installed in the communications center a year and a half and Assistant Police Chief Maurice Dion recommends it to all Eighteen including Carroll's major retail stores are hooked into either or both of the break-in or fire alarm systems at the police station Initial cost for the hook-up is A monthly fee of is charged for each Dion says some businessmen may hesitate to join because of the cost of setting up an alarm system in their He estimates the cost of store an education privacy law Irom disclosing specific information about He would not say whether Winker was ever a student in his but he did stress that law enforcement officers must deal with many think things may have piled up on him so much that this breakup of a romantic may be what broke the camel's Thieman was no secret that they and had been going Carroll County Attorney See Page 10 The report said there was fighting 12 miles inside Vietnamese but it gave no indication how the battles were going Kyodo also said the Peking's People's the Chinese Communist Party reported that men 18 to 35 were being organized into militia units in China's Chuang Autonomous behind the western side of the border The report said the militiamen were being used for o r t a t i o n evacuation of wounded and sweeping of mines under fire Kyodo said some observers in Peking interpreted this to mean the Chinese government was not planning a speedy withdrawal but was determined to continue the invasion it began six days ago Radio Hanoi claimed a in the first five days of the but its battle reports stopped with Wednesday Peking has not been issuing military and intelligence sources in Bangkok also had no word of any fighting after Wednesday night A decisive battle was believed shaping up in the Lang Dang 7H miles northeast of on a Chinese invasion route through the mountains where one Chinese force crossed the border last Saturday The Chinese were entrenched in positions on hills three miles inside Vietnam overlooking Dong with Vietnamese batteries on the hills facing them on the other side of the intelligence sources in Bangkok said Thursday alarm systems runs between and depending on the size of the building Although the police's alarm system was set up by Bolt Security of Fort Dion says other brand alarms can be hooked into the police communications center When either a fire or break-in occurs at a store covered by the alarm an appropriate light will blink and a buzzer sounds to alert the communications officer of the problem If there is a problem in the alarm line which might cause a another light blinks The Carroll Police Department had alarms but never in a centralized Before the centralized the department's communication center became congested with seperate alarm boxes for each store Dion says there have been no problems with any of the stores since the centralized system began occasionally there are a few false alarms by who forget to turn off their alarms Dennis Winker
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