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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - January 5, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Energy Pinch Draws Complaints at U.N. Daylight Saving Time UNITED NATIONS. N. Y. here because we love Ihe U. S.; (API The U. N. diplomatic or New York City." corps is feeling Ihe energy pinch h F f 'sided with the Arabs in the Mid-: like everyone else, and a Kas( ambassadors are complaining. Spain's U. N. Vfi Wf IOTOCAST Snow is expected across most of the Rockies and upper Plains region tonight, as well as in parts of the central Cascades. Rain is due along the mid Pacific coast, the lower pla- teau and in the vicinity of the Carolina coast. Clear to parliy cloudy :-kies should predom- inate elsewhere. There are more than H2 U. N. missions and scores of consul- rates in New York and many of I the diplomats daily commute i into Manhattan by car or train. jor a combination. As a result some of them have joined the hundreds of Ameri- cans waiting in line at gasoline stations. Senegal's ambassador, Me- doune Fall, complained recently that a policeman prevented him from getting gas and told him "African countries should go to the Arab countries to get gas." i Spanish Suggestion Although his chauffeur later was able to get gasoline at the station, Fall said: should understand we "People are not The Weather High temperatures Friday, low tem- peratures overnight and inches of pre- cipitation: Atlanta ..54 Miami 74 T2 Bismarck 13-14 Min'apolis oa-7 Chicago 14 N. Orleans Denver ...18 -4 New YorK ..3522 Duluth ...08-4 Phoenix ...5850.04 Houston ..45 42 Seattle 38 24 L. Angeles 49 441.70 Washington 4333 Extended Outlook Generally partly cloudy through the period. Colder Monday and Tuesday with highs 5 to 15. Some moderation Wednesday. Highs teens to lower 20s. Lows zero to 10 above Monday, zero to 12 below Tuesday and Wednesday. C. R. Weather High Friday................ 18 Low overnight Noon Saturday J li 2 p.m.....................: 18 Precipitation Jan.............. 0.02 Normal for Jan.............1.51 ...30.24 L D C Uitv Briers Theft Discovered Two tires, two wheels, and two wheel drums worth were reported taken, Friday from the Allen State Disputes Exemption for Church Buses at George L. Gay's, where friends may call Sunday. Burial I in Swank cemetery near Lone j Motor Co, 1100 First avenue NE. Tree. Vinton Everell 67. Services Monday at a] at 2 at] church. Two wheel covers were reported damaged. Barometer, falling Humidity at noon ........70% Wind direction and velocity at Gazette weather station at 2 p.m., NW at 12 mph. Sun rises Sunday, sun sets, Year Ago' Today low -3; precipitation, none. Degree Days Friday........................60 Total to date..............2.833 Through Jan. 4, 1973 Percent of normal year 42.7 Total normal year Out of Town Births At Minneapolis, and Mrs. Thomas Phillips, a daughter Jan. 1. Phillips is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Phillips, 628 Souter court SE. Fires p.m. Friday. Overheated dryer at 11 Thirty-sixth avenue SW. p.m. Friday. Stuck fire- place damper at 394 Thirty- fourth street SE. a.m. Saturday. Unde- termined cause possible ci- Raret ignited chair at 1791 Six- teenth avenue SW. Iowa Deaths Iowa City Elma Buchwal- ter, 79. Services Monday at 1, Beckman-Butherus. Burial at Riverside. Hopkinton Dexter (Doc) Krueger, 63. Goettsch's. West Union Albert Free- man, 68. Burnham-Wood's. Fairbank _ Wilbur Ellis, 92, Services Sunday at 2 at Brant's. Oelwein. Decorah Alfred Ramstead, 83. Services Monday at 2 at Madison Lutheran church Steine's. Fort Atkinson Baptist Ott 79. French's, Calmar. Millersburjr John F. Flack S3. Services Monday at at Best's, North English. Iowa City Charles Speva- cek, 70. Services Monday at son, 79. Services Saturday at at First Presbyterian church. Martin's. A t a I i s s a Mrs. Mary lerdts. 83. Services Tuesday at at Zion Lutheran church. Snider's, West Libert3r. Trinity Lutheran ______ White-Phillips'. j Knitting or crocheting class- Traer Mrs. Tresa Kubik.jes, beginners and advanced. Esther Koffron, 364-5G42.-Adv. AA Potluck supper will be held Saturday at p.m. at 385 Rockford road SW. Take covered dish and table service. Embassy Club's delightful menu Saturday Eve Aristo- crats Dance Band in Clothes Taken John Miller, a student living at Green Hall, Coe college, reported Friday that four shirts and ten pairs of pants were taken from a laundry room dryer while lie studied in his room. For many years, we have pleased our customers with a 83. Services Monday at 2 at Overtoil's. Burial in Bucking- ham cemetery. Elkader Mark Burlingamc, 11. Services Tuesday at 10 .at St. Joseph's Catholic church. Rosary at 8 Monday at Witt's, where friends may call after 2 Sunday, Monticelln Matilda F. Ehler, 95. Services Monday at 10 at St. Matthew Lutheran church. Friends may call after 7 Saturday at Goettsch's. Fairfax John B. Scannell, 68. Services Monday at at All Saints Catholic church, Cedar Rapids. Wake service Sunday at at Turner chapel west. Erlgewond Harry Quinn, 84. Services Monday at 10 at St. Mark's church. Rosary at 8 Sunday at Appleton's. Waukon Mrs. Mame Moe, 77. Services Tuesday at at Bakke-Hanson's. Burial in Oak Hill cemetery, Lansing. Friends lay call Monday. Waukon Martin Martin- good meal. That's because Blanks Ire Stolen! DES MOINES (AP) Some 250 blank driver's licenses were stolen from the low'a highway patrol drivers' examining sta- tion in Des Moines Friday night, the patrol said Saturday. Thieves pried open a filing cabinet safe to get the licenses, the patrol said. j Patrol officer Major James1 Smith said the blank forms j could be "peddled like anything? else." j He said the price of illicit j licenses would depend on how! much buyers are willing to pay. He said if. a person couldn't legally obtain a driver's license, serve only the most select meat, prepared by the same highly-ex- perienced chef. J Steak Houses, 3124 1st Ave. NE and 1846 16th Ave. SW. Attention! Sun., Jan. 6th: Free to all our customers one Greek pastry for a sweet and happy New Year! Adv. Honored Jane Schneberger, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Schneberger, 1629 Tenth street NW, has been honored for academic achievement at Mary- crest college, Davenport. By Harrison Weber Iowa Dally Press Assn. DES MOINES A con- troversy has developed on whether churches should be ex- empt from paying a motor vehi- cle registration fee for buses they own. In an opinion issued several months ago, Assistant Attorney General Peter Voorhees said buses used to transport pupils to and from such things as Sunday school, business colleges, trade school or Bible college are not entitled to any exemption. Consequently the state safety department is attempting to col- lect the registration fee for these buses from churches and other affected groups. Charles Sinclair, director of the safety department's motor vehicle registration division, es- limales there may be "a couple hundred" church-owned buses involved. The department is attempting to collect for the last several years of registration fees. Sinclair said these fees may range from to a year depending upon the size of the Tom Riley (R Cedar bus. Sen. Rapids) plans to introduce legis- lation to exempt church buses used "exclusively for bona fide church functions and not for rent or hire to non church members or activities." Sen. Riley wants the provi- sions of the bill retroactive so that any church which has not paid the registration in the past will have it forgiven, and so that any church that has paid the registration will have an op- portunity to file for a refund. he might pay "anywhere from to He said the fee "is rare, but it's possible." Smith said driver's licenses don't indicate whether they have been filled out officially or illegally. Firm Supervision TOKYO (AP) The govern- ment supervise business operations of Japanese firms in other parts of Asia to case anti- Japanese sentiment. Prime Minister Tanaka said Saturday. Fake Truce Proposal Sent by CIA Agent BANGKOK (AP) The U. S.jtion embassy admitted Saturday that an agent for the Central In- telligence Agency sent a false letter to the Thai government proposing a cease-fire with in- surgents. The letter was purported to have come from an insurgent leader, but government sources said the offer was never taken seriously because it was so in- consistent with previous Com- munist strategy. The embassy described the in- cident as a "regrettable unauth- orized initiative." It said Am- and two Barker-Ailing on His Release from Prison WASHINGTON (AP) Wa-i would participate in the Water- tergate conspirator Bernard L.I gate burglary now. Barker says exposure to cold while in prison caused paralysis of the right side of his face, but a prison official says the condi- "I believe today that nothing has shown me any different from the 'things I believed. I was recruited for the service of my country and I could never (ion is the temporary side effect refuse that he replied, of a head cold. Barker could barely speak be-! cause of the paralysis when he! was freed Friday to await the outcome of his appeal. j Barker, one of five Watergate! defendants who pled guilty of! burglary, conspiracy and wire- tapping in the breakin of Demo- cratic headquarters, has served than a year of a Don Jaime De Pinies. has sug-i gcsted that gasoline pumps bej installed in the U. N. garage to; serve tax-free fuel to diplomats! and U. N. civil servants. Such a provision would "en- sure that diplomats don't have to stand in endless long lines waiting for de Pinies tcld the committee on U.N.-U.S. rela- tions. An Iraqi diplomat, Wissam Zahawie, said Fall's experience illustrated that "New York is not the most suitable place to serve as U. N. headquarters." Some countries have for years urged moving headquarters elsewhere. Better Off But a diplomat from the Neth- erlands, better off in New York than in his Arab-targeted home- land, told a reporter he saw "little reason for diplomats to be treated any different than anyone else." During the New Year week- end, he said, he waited in line for gasoline and then got only worth, about 3.5 gallons. Although the U. N. complex along the East River is an ex- tra-territorial enclave, the world organization has complied with New York City's, energy-con- serving measures. Thermostats have been lo- wered to 68 and Ihe lighting and fan systems carefully moni- tored, officials said. And since the energy crunch began, em- ployes said, they have noticed a marked dimming of lights in the corridors. Des Moines May Appeal Voiding of Home Rule Act OVS MOINES Ues.Dcs Moines property owners in lhc cilv of Des Moines Moines City Attorney Kaguc of'Iowa Munidpal Riley will ask the city council com. appeal a ruling which declared !missjon. parts of Iowa's home rule actj ln a clarification of last .week's ruling, Judge HoUiday The council is scheduled tolsaid Thursday that state laws consider on Monday Riley s quest that the case be taken to> Ihe Iowa supreme court. Polk County District -Judge kiiUson Holliday on Dec. 26 of 26 sections or of the home rule act tutional and void unconsli- ities and towns are void. ;c Holliday ruled that amendment ap- by voters on Nov. granted broad home r and towns. Hefore the amendment was No Station Pumps Gas In Portland PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Gasoline was a scarce item in this city of Friday night. Auto club officials said not one of the Portland area's approxi- mately 800 service stations was pumping gas. The metropolitan area and the owners of its nearly reg- istered vehicles'have Been the hardest hit by a shortage that has made waiting in line for gasoline commonplace in Ore- gon. One Portland station operator said he counted 225 cars waiting for pump space at his establish- ment Friday in a line extending about three-quarters of a mile. Sid King of the Automobile Club of Oregon said oil company gasoline allocations to the state amount to 70 to 90 percent of 1972 levels. He said Oregon's estimated stations must bear an extra load because more than 500 stations have gone out of business in the last year, losing that many allocations. In the Portland area, it's dif- ficult or impossible to find a station pumping gas past noon. Most dealers exhaust self-im- posed daily rations within two or three hours after they open. DON'T BE A LOSER Set clocks ahead one hour on Jan. 6 for energy-saving DAYLIGHT TIME. wag A lawsuit was brought by of ,aw was that cities in the management ol local affairs could do only those things they were specifically au Ihorized to do by stale law. The constitutional amendment says they can do anything the atal6 law docsn'' forbid them to do except levy By The Associated Press taxes. _ _ Portions of Iowa are expected! to receive some heavy snow AllOTner MlK8 Heavy Snow Forecast for during Ihe weekend. The national weather service said a winter storm watch for. the state primarily in thej southwest would be in effect] DEATHS Mrs. Joseph Hayek Agnes C. Hayek. 93, of 1020 i Twelfth avenue SE, widow of Joseph Hayek, died Friday after a short illness. Born Agnes Boubin Jan. 25, 1880, in Czechoslovakia, she came to Cedar Rapids at the age of 6. She was a member of St. Wenceslaus church for 88 years and the Altar and Rosary Society 60 years. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Walter Krauel, Cedar Rapids; a foster-daughter, Helen Cedar Rapids; three grandchildren; a foster grandchild, two foster great- grandchildren and. two foster Saturday night. The watch re- i mains for much of southern and i eastern Iowa Sunday. great-great grandchildren. Services: Brosh chapel at a.m. Tuesday and 10 a.m. in St. Wenceslaus church by the Rev. Clarence Frana. Burial: St. John's cemetery. Father Frana recite the rosary at p.m. Monday at the chapel where friends may call after. 1 p.m. Monday. Mrs. P.5" The weather service said issues a watch when conditions are favorable for the develop- ment of heavy snow, but em- In Fuel Rate: University Told IOWA CITY University of Iowa officials were notified Fri- dav of an eight-ccnt-a-gallon price increase, effective immed- iately, on the fuel oil used to generate steam and electricity on the campus. phasized that it is not a Effect of of heavy snow. The service said Saturday morning it was still uncertain whether a disturbance moving out. of the central Rockies would vent its full fury on Iowa. Snow expected in Iowa Satur- day night will continue in most sections Sunday. There is a chance of locally heavy snow in the southwest overnight, and across .much of the south and east sections Sunday. High temperatures Friday were from 12 degrees at Cedar Rapids to 21 at Lamoni. Over- night lows were from 7 below jlhe third in ten the university's fuel bill was esti- mated at up to by July I by Physical Plant Directoi Duane Nollsch, who said nearly two dozen energy conservation measures are now in effect it an effort to save up to by which the rising'costs of fue: were 'already expected to ex cced this year's budget. Nollsch said that without the latest price increase, the univer sity's fuel bill for the next fisca' year is estimated at nearly million more than in the currenl year due lo increases in fue costs and demand. zero at Spencer to 12 above at Burlington. Temperatures won't be quite so cold in northern and western Iowa Saturday night, with lows rom around 10 to 15 above zeroj i across the state. Katharyn Lawlor. 69, 834. Transit Bill Is Pocket-Vetoec SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. Completing action on 1973.M James Hayes, Solon, and nine grandchildren. Services: Immaculate Con- ception Catholic church at 11 a.m. Monday by the Rev. Wil- liam P. Leonard. Burial: Mt. Calvary cemetery. Friends may call at Turner east. Wake ser- vices: Turner chapel east at 4 p.m. Sunday by Father Leonard and St. Margaret's Circle. The family suggests that friends may. if they wish, contribute to (Continued from Page 1.) Third avenue SE. wife of Ray teens Lawlor, and a Cedar mid 20s in the southeast. resident since 1945. died in Cedar Rapids hospital Friday following a short illness. Born March 12, 1904, at Vic- tor, she was married there June 10, 1925. Mrs. Lawlor was a member of Immaculate Concep- tion church and St. Margaret's Circle of the church. Surviving in addition to her husband are a son, Robert Law- lor, Cedar Rapids; a daughter. Mrs. Highs Sunday will be from the; ens in the northwest to the: b congress, President Nixon nas- signed two bills and pocket- vetoed a third. The White House said FridayJ that by withholding his signa- Gibson reported Friday, naming a star in the constellation Capri- corn. "The comet is larger of course, but in total integrated light it looks about the same." Less Bright An astronomer said Dabih is dimmer than the North Star and less bright than all but one of the stars in the Big Dipper. Bob Everoski, an astronomer at -a Houston planetarium, said the brightness estimate means city dwellers may see Kohoutek only faintly, if at all, because of reflected city lights. Country dwellers and those at high alti- tudes should have chance. Some dealers have limited fund at 1C church, sales to regular customers and some pump gas by appointment j only. betterj the" Katharyn Lawlor memorial j "Those inlerestcd should look 's Trip Plans Changed WASHINGTON (UPI) The r- i Kiiln. Louis chancl a.m. Monday by Ihe I Rev. A. T. Washington. Burial: IC 7. c r h National cemetery. i fin n I Friends may call ?.l the chape! Least 22 rSriShltrom 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday. to the west-southwest at sunset, j when the comet might be visible as long as 45 minutes. Many astronomers had fore-! Ai Ml ture, Nixon vetoed a bill that; would allow charter-service use' of buses bought with federal; urban transit funds. In a memo of Nixon objected that the billl would let stand a ban on charterlj use of buses purchased with money from the federal high-jj way trust fund. At a time of gasoline short-; ages, "it is essential that our communities' mass transit com- panies can use their buses lo produce badly-needed, charter revenues, and I will continue to press for this balanced flexibili- the President wrote. The White House said he signed a supplemen- tal appropriation and a measure to base federal grants to states for sewage treatment plants on need rather than population. cast Kohoutek would be even) Disaster sion after Rep. Aspin MANILA (AP) An inter- island ferry with 212 aboard capsized and sank off .Mactan Island 360 miles southeast of charged that a Saturday. planned trip to Europe by air officer and his party will take a He" said the paralysis, diag- scheduled military or commer- _ _ J _ nluno incfoiul years. papons. nosed as Bell's palsy, wasj caused by exposure to cold a' week or 10 days ago while he was digging a ditch at Eglin air- where he was cial plane instead. Aspin said that should the trip planned by Brig. Gen. William Yost be John Scannell Rites Set in Cedar Rapids John Beryl Scannell, 68, died 'unexpectedly Friday morning. Til I i II1U1 The Philippine news agency formcr ot Cedar said 112 survivors were pulled Ranjds ]ivcd in Fairfax from the Water, but at least years more brilliant than Haley's! comet, which lit up the skies in 1910. They now' theorize Kohoutek _ [was on its first trip into inner solar system and as ajproperty'damage" nation result it has a more lightly- last year, the government re- packed nucleus that was Friday, easily vaporized by the sun's: Tops Billion WASHINGTON (API-Natural disasters, led by flooding, more than S1.2 billion According to the Nation, Marion Lfy; assif letter was signed with the name superintendent, said. I "Tnn eniH if mfic n cinn Chamras the code name of a member of the Thai Commun party central committee. It re- portedly offered a cease-fire inj exchange for insurgent control J of "liberated" territory in Thai- land's northeast. U. S. embassy officials re- fused to comment on specifics in Ihe newspaper accounts or to identify thc agent. The doctor said it was of a head side mothballs for the duration of the! energy shortage. force communications ...JU.., hospitalization. Planned to visit communications It's not a permanent thing." I Turkcy' Barker was excused "ay and Spam, work because of the ailment, Lacy said. Prisoners normally perform manual labor around the facility. 'If the President can set an example by flying commercial, so can Gen. Aspin said. "How can we talk about limit- persons were known to have drowned and many others were still missing, not only Thc ferry had been battered by strong winds and high waves before it sank, and bad weather hampered thc search for sur- vivors. I Men Get Plea Time In Tama Court Case TAMA Michael G. Mennen- ga, Tama, and Kenneth E. Sires, Toledo, were both given until Jan.'16 lo move, plead orj demur by District Court Judge John Hyiand in court Wednes- day. Born in Fort Dodge, he rbe for any; Ccda- Rapids' with his! length of time by Ihe sun. parents when an infant. He had heat and radiation. Therefore p i there was less of a gas and dustj KGCOrd Wll TOKYO (AP) Premier iChou En-lai says China's oil pro- duction reached a record high been associated with Bclden Hillj Purse Rifled Durinq Co. in Cedar Rapids for lili years i before his retirement. He was Wrestling Meet married lo Lydia Hindi, July A piirte owned hv the wife of 1948, in Cedar Rapids. ,an assistant wrestling coach at news service re- Mr. Spinel' was high school was Saturday, of All Saints church, Ihe Cedar and and several of 50 million tons in 1973, two- thirds more than the 1972 level, Rapids Traveling Elks flub and I Horse Assn. r Medical textbooks say the ail- thc ordinary citizen to 35 most gallons per month while gener- !1" throw away 24 000 gallons on onzed initiative." It said Am- r U bassador William Kintner has rOUT 1x11160 Dy "directed categorically that no American official be involved in mcnt can be treated in 'cases, with good chances of re- I Barker was flown from Eglin to Q" L Washington, whore he was freed UaKB on bond. He then went to his two-week trips to any activity which could be in-j LIMA, Peru (AP) A stronglhome in Miami J nfnfnt nA OP intnrfnf in ftnrfh lli( nnnl PniMl' "I'm terpreted as interference in Thai internal affaire." Thc embassy statement fol- carth tremor hit central Peru "I'm back he told before dawn Saturday, killing four persons in Lima and caus- lowed disclosures of the affairling panic and some damage. in Saturday's editions of the English-language newspaper Na- There were no reports of casual- ties in the provinces. well-wishers and newsmen in Miami. "Now I have, to go lo work and work hard to raise enough money for my defense." Newsmen asked Barker if he Stolen DYERSVILLE Burglars en- tered Bcckman high school here and stole in money raised from the sale of candy. Thc money was taken from the vault room. Two other offices were entered, however, nothing was taken according to officials. Sires is charged with conspir- acy to commit a felony, and re- ceiving stolen property. Men- inenga is charged will) larceny Jin the nighttime and conspiracy Ho commit a felony. Both wore arrested in Tnma by a deputy sheriff and railroad dclectivc. Each was released His wife is his only immediate survivor. Services: a.m. Monday at All Saints Catholic church by t h c Rev. Edmund Becker. Burial: St. John's cemetery. Wake service: Sunday a1 p.m. at Turner chapel wesl. Thc family suggests that friends may, if they wish, contribute lo thc building fund it All Sitinls church. Suranno Meadow- i drive SK. said she kept; Hit1 nurse behind her while watching a wrestling nirrl be-1 Establlihcd In 111] by The Goielle Co. ana published dolly and Sunday 80 Third Ave. feJar ndoy fit "owo ol Subscription rotei by corrler IS cent! o weeK, By moll: High! edition and Sunday 6 luues J3.2S o month, H4 o ail'l and Sunday 7 Isvjei 11.51) o month, m o year. Other I s alej ond U.S. lerrllorlei "0 a year. j No moll lubicrlptloni accepted In areas The purse was found al lhc I fool of thc bleachers about p.m. when she was tween Ouhiiqiic Senior Washington high schools. 11.30 The Auoclolid It entitled exclu- Jo. the uie lor republlcollon ot Ihe lo lotol printed In newi w.il ol on rf mm diipotcLi. ,po- on bond. per cent of a 5750 rash Want ads will help you find lost items, use them for quick results! Dial 390-82114. SayltWithFlowcts Willi Originals from PIERSON'SFISR 1800 Ellli Blvd. NW FIOWERPHONE 366-1856 For 61 years flowers for all occasions JOHN K. LAPKS downtown MS-OSIl ;