Cedar Rapids Gazette, January 7, 1974, Page 3

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - January 7, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 2 The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Mon., Jan. 1, 1974 Israeli-Egyptian Troop Fullback Talks Resume government ami oilier By Associated Tress Israeli and Egyptian envoys resumed troop pullback talks in Geneva Monday amid reports that Israel is preparing an offer to withdraw 18 miles from the Suez Canal. Arab papers also said Monday The press reports in Israel j that leaders of Egypt and Syria and the U.S. said the Israeli are planning top-level govern- leaders in Cairo recently that Egypt would seek recognition of the Palestinian fro m ''Socialist friendly An Nahar added. offer would be coupled with a demand that Egypt reduce its troops and arms on the east side of the waterway. But there was no indication whether the reported Israeli plan was placed on the nego- tiating table as the Geneva discussions continued between Maj. Gen. Mordecha! Gur and Col. Dov Sion for Israel, and Brig. Gen. Tana el-Magdoob and Col. Ahmed Fouad Ho- waidi for Egypt. After about hours of talks, they broke up for half an hour for consultations, United Na- tions sources said. This presum- tend the opening session unless Israel withdrew from all oc- cupied Arab lands. Cairo's authoritative lions sources said. (fl ably meant check-backs by tele- AMe, H zj Sadat as. phone with their governments in sume( Tel Aviv and Cairo. Lt. Gen. Ensio Siilasvuo, the U.N. peacekeeping commander who presides over the meetings, The Israeli defense minister, said after the session that the Moshe Dayan, was reported to Sadat as pos, ]ast March whcn he E t on a war footing officers would meet again Wednesday. He offered no hint have discussed the Israeli pull- )jack plan with Secretary of of what Monday's meeting con- state Kissinger during Dayan' centrated on. "Peace Governments" _. T, The respected Be.ru newspa per An Nahar reputed that Egyptian Foreign Minister I mail Fahmy has urged the Pal- estinian -guerilla movement to form a government in exile for possible participation in the next phase of the over-all Gene- visit to Washington last week. Dayan said his talks with Kis- inger touched on the distance the allowed in va peace talks. Fahmy told y three guerilla Auto Is Stolen, Items Valued at Are Stuart Walker, 916 Owen street NW, reported worth of items were missing from his car which was stolen on Dec. 23. When the car was recovered two days later near N avenue and Eleventh street NW, Walker said the following items were missing: Two band uniforms valued at, a pearl ring, lamp, armyj boots, a coat, pants, cassette player, cassette'tapes, a tie, two shirts, a pair of sweat pants and a pair of sweat socks. Two Johnson County Breakins Are Probed IOWA CITY Johnson County Sheriff Gary Hughes Monday asked for the help of any citizen who observed suspi- cious vehicles. in the area of Prairie du Chien road, route 2, last weekend. Two residences in the area were entered sometime over the 1 reported a televi- sion set, adding machine, radio, jewelry, in cash, two shot- guns, two rifles and one revolv- er were taken. Fred Woodward reported a tape recorder -taken. C.R. Youth Faces Forgery Charge Jeffrey Amsler, 18, of 352 Sev- enth avenue SW, was arrested Sunday night by Cedar Rapids police on a warrant charging him with forgery. He is accused of forging a withdrawal slip made out for S100 on Peoples Bank and Trust Co., 101 Third avenue SW, on Nov. 5. He was also arrested on a warrant for speeding and taken to the county jail. ment changes to form "peace governments" before the Gene- va peace conference resumes Jan. 21. Cairo and Beirut newspapers indicated the changes reflect growing prospects for a peace- ful settlement of the Arab- Israeli conflict. They also in- dicated that Syria may be plan- ning to join the talks for their refuscd reli ,he pre. "I don't know if Egypt will ac- cept our plan or how long it will he said. The negotiations to separate the Israeli and Egyptian forces along the canal have been under way in Geneva for two weeks, but the Israelis postponed the submission of substantive pro- posals until they knew whether VIrs. Meir's Laborites would re- :ain control of the government in the general election Dec. 31. Still Dominant The Laborites remained the dominant faction although they ost ground to the right-wing Likud bloc, which demands that most or all of the Arab terri- ori.es occupied in the 1967 war >e retained by Israel. The Israeli state radio said that the Likud picked up two more seats in the Knesset, the Israeli parliament, in the tabu- lation of votes from the Israelis still on military duty. This gives the right-wingers 39 ment. The official election results arc to be announced Tuesday. Meanwhile, the political maneu- vering necessary for formation of a new coalition government las already started. 5jqogfney Rites for Thefts Reported by Jefferson Students Two thefts were reported by Jefferson high school students over the weekend, police said. Dana Baughman, 5906 Lang- don avenue SW, said her purse worth and containing in cash was stolen from the Jeffer- son high school gym Friday night during a basketball game. David Sunday, 449 Carter street NW, reported a suede j coat worth was stolen from his locker at Jefferson Friday. Rev. James M. Mackin, 69, died early Sunday at University hos- pitals, Iowa City. Born May 26. 1904, he was or- dained into the Roman Catholic priesthood May 30, 1930. He was assistant pastor at St. Mary's church, Ottumwa; assistant pas- tor at St. Paul's church, Daven- lort; assistant pastor at St. [renaeus church, Clinton. His first pastorate was at St. Mary's church, Weller. He be- came pastor of St. Mary's church in Sigourney in 1944, and served until June, 1968. He was currently pastor of St. Mary's church, Fort Madison. There will be a concelebrated mass Monday at p.m. at St. Mary's Catholic church here. Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's church, Fort Ma- dison. Burial in the family plot} in Burlington. Processes of Government Have Broken Down: Culver By Frank Nyc The American people "are I .about damage being done loi "We need I j public health programs, undoing policies that the progress of 30 years; about to correct these have failed and up with planless offer alternative courses. This thai allows one crisis aflcr an-iatlc[ nulnpOVVer programs: the other to come up from our back of research side" jneeded for progress on all That's the opinion of Second fronts; the indifference of will be some of the main sub- "Ixnay on (he talking animal jokes tonight." Information Service Offered By Area Agency on Aging The Area Agency on Aging has opened telephone informa- tion systems in 14 Linn county towns. The 14 information and refer- ral centers will, attempt to help elderly persons solve a variety of problems by telephone. Elder- ly will be encouraged to use their local telephone number be- tween 9 a.m. and noon Monday through Friday. Volunteers operating the Linn county centers will use new re- source directories developed by the AAA staff. The directories list all known services for the elderly in the county. These include counseling services, financial aids, medi- cal care, nutrition services, legal aid and other assistance for the elderly. The telephone service is free. By Associated Press Three persons have died in weekend traffic accidents on [owa highways. Authorities say Betty Stock- sell, 21, Ainsworth, was killed iunday in a two-car head-on col- ision on highway 1 near Fair- field. Officers said the car she was driving collided one driven by Fairfield. Virgil Chandler 24, A passenger in the Stocksell auto, Shirley Cox, 22, was taken to University hospitals in Iowa City for treatment. An Austin, Minn., man, Har- old Rinehart, 52, was killed Sat- urday when he stopped to help another' motorist on highway 218 near Osage. Authorities say Rinehart was crushed between the stalled auto of Michael McCormick, 20, and one driven by Mel Heps, Ansgar. 32, St. Debrn Kay Loewer, 18, West Das Moines, was killed Satur- day when the car she was driv- ing went out of control on a Des Moines street and crashed into a utility pole. Prints by Three U. S. Artists Are Exhibited MT. VERNON An exhibit of prints by three major American contemporary artists will open at Cornell college's Armstrong Gallery Monday and continue through Jan. 31. Works by Jasper Johns, Ells- worth Kelly and Roy Lichten- stein will be displayed. The pub- lic is welcome to view the prints from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays. Lichtenslein, a pop artist, i: an exponent of comic strip painting and Americana-Far West. Johns' work is noted for use of targets, flags and nu- merals, while Ellsworth is in- volved with hard edge painting and pure color. All calls will be kept confiden- tial. Citizens maji simply call the telephone number in their community for answers to their questions. Center workers will attempt to supply callers with names and telephone numbers to help them solve their prob- lems. Margaret Bernstorf, Cedar Rapids, is the Linn county spe- cialist. She will coordinate the work of the telephone. volun- teers, who will work from their homes. All volunteers have re- ceived special training for their work. The local center workers and telephone numbers in Linn county are: Alburnett Mrs. G. H. Groth, Mrs. John Jones, Mrs. Roy Quaas, the Rev: Clarence Burns and Mrs. Art Lanning at 842- 2560 or 842-2545. Cedar Rapids Meta Schwie- bert and Lu Aimers at 366-3311 or 366-1552. Center Point Laura Bois- vert, Mrs. Stanley Marlwo, and the Rev. John Winkler at 849- 1760 or 849-1653. Central City Cecile Edgerly, Juanita Strunk and Elizabeth Couser at 438-6420 or 438-6545. Coggon The Rev. Aaron Koskamp, Mrs. Arthur Short, Mr. Haldeman at 435-2387 or 435-2217. Ely Mrs. Vernon Yarbrough and Norma Wilde at 848-4714 or 848-4161. Fairfax Mrs. Russell Carver, Mrs. Wayne Edmund- son, Dora McNulty at 846-2780 or 846-2604. Lisbon The Rev. Mr. and Mrs. Dale Batcheler at 455-2117. Marion Betty Tognetti at 377-7882, 366-3311 or 366-1552. Mt. Vernon The Rev. Ray- mond Hearn, Mrs. Beryl Feaker, the Rev. R. Thomas Steward .and John Kirkpatrick at 895-8362, 895-6250, 895-8131 or 895-8721. Springville Mrs. Eldon Lee, Mrs. Bill Ainsworth, Mrs. H. E. Hanna at 854-6100. Toddville Donna Albin, Nancy Stirr, Sally Young at 393- 3214. Troy Mills Mrs. Bruce Klendvvorth and Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Strawman at 224-3650 or 224-3324. Walker Mr. and Mrs. Mcl- vin Slife and Carrie Zabokrtsky at 448-4443 or 448-4534. district Congressman John Cul- ver, Cedar Rapids Democrat, as lie completes ihe last of ten years in Ihe U.S. house of representatives and heads into a campaign to land the U.S. sen- ate seat Hughes is uary. "The processes Iowa Sen. Harold vacating next Jan- of govern- ment, Culver ment, of prudent planning and of sound economic manage- have broken said in an interview, "just as respect for the rule of law broke down under this (the Nixon) administration. Criminal Neglect "It may well be that criminal neglect and mismanagement have done more harm than criminal deeds. "For example, I am talking c h r o n i c unemployment; the backtracking on civil rights; Ihe cynical attitude toward the han- dicapped and (lie disadvan- taged. "What are Ihe issues of the campaign? Massive Issue Something Wrong "If elderly people are forced to subsist on substandard diet, if families with small children don't have enough heat for their homes, if war veterans are de- nied benefits promised them and provided to veterans of ear- lier wars, if thrifty housewives simply can't make ends meet with the family budget, if good farm operators and independent business men are driven out of business by bad government policy and inadequate planning then something is wrong that needs to be corrected. He explained he doesn'l plan "lo dwell on Watergate or avoid it in the campaign. Obviously, it is a massive issue and no insis- tence by Republican candidates that it is a non-issue can change that. of crime and "The pattern corruption that festered under this administration is now in plain view and speaks for it- Culver said he plans to con- centrate mostly "on what has gone wrong beyond Watergate the cataclysmic failures of an accident-prone administration as devoid of foresight as it is devoid of compassion for the disadvanlaged in our society." Culver will be traveling CM tensively in Iowa until he re- turns to Washington for the re- convening of congress Jan. 19. Gallup: Nixon Ended Year Wifh 29 Percenf Approving PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) The Gallup Poll says its last 1973 survey of opinion on Pres- ident Nixon's performance in of- fice showed 29 percent approve. Nixon's lowest rating of the year came in the Nov. 2-5 poll in which 27 percent said they ap- proved. The Gallup popularity rating has declined 39 points since last January, when a survey taken immediately after the Vietnam peace settlement showed a record 68 percent approved the President's performance. That decline is the sharpest iallup has recorded for any President since the approval polls began during Franklin Roosevelt's administration. The Watergate scandal and ihe economy appeared to be key iactors in Nixon's loss of ap- proval, the Gallup organization said. Since June, about three- fourths of those interviewed saia they believed the President Mexicans Honor Dead Muraiist MEXICO CITY dent Luis Echeverria has ordered the highest funeral hon- ors for David Alfaro Siqueiros, the last of Mexico's three great muralists, who died of cancer Sunday. He was 77. The presi- dent ordered that the body lie in state for 24 hours at the Palace of Fine Arts in down- ;own Mexico City. Burial will DC at noon Tuesday in the Do- :ores cemetery at the Rotunda of Illustrious Men. Siqueiros, a veteran of the Mexican and Spanish civil wars and a Communist for 50 years, died at his summer home in Cuernavaca, 30 miles south of the capital. His wife, Angelica, was with him. The other two members of the triumvirate of Mexican muralists were Jose Clemente Orozco and Diego Ri- vera. Orozco died in 1949 and Rivera in 1957. Motorist Charged As Drunk Driver A Cedar Rapids man was charged with drunk driving and the'recent court rulfng declaring driving while his license is sus- pended Sunday night. Robert J. Thompson, 67, of 407 jf Sixteenth street SE, was arrest- ed in the 400 block of Fifth ave- nue SE Sunday night and taken ;o the county jail. 10 YEARS AGO Barry Goldwater said that if he were President he would be inclined to provide air cover for Cuban exiles in any future invasion of their homeland. Cedar Rapids Jaycees present Syndicated Washington Columnist speaking on "Washington: What January p.m. Kennedy High School Auditorium TICKETS: Available from Armstrong's, Younkers and Ihe Jaycee Office the Public SILVERPLATE INTERNATIONAL SILVER COMPANY Mail Orders Welcome 4 PC. COFFEE SET REG. NOW 35 ALL SILVER, PEWTER, CRYSTAL CHINA REDUCED JEWELERS 2nd Ave. SE 'i Iowa City-Mall Shopping Confer was involved in the Watergate scandal. But the polling organization said inflation was the chief con- cern of voters during most of 1973 and, even without Water- gate, the President's popularity probably would have fallen. In the final 1973 poll, taken Dee. 7-10, 29 percent approved, 60 percent disapproved and 11 percent said'they had no opin- ion. Nixon's highest rating came in a poll Jan. 26-29. It showed 68 percent approving, 25 percent disapproving and seven percent with no opinion..His lowest rat- ing came in the Nov. 2-5 poll, when 27 percent said they ap- proved, 63 percent disapproved and 10 percent registered no opinion. A slight majority of Republi- cans expressed approval of Nix- on's performance in the final 1973 poll, but only 17 percent of those who described themselves as Decocrats expressed approv- al. Of those who called them- selves independents, 25 percent said they approved of Nixon's performance. Four Charged After Incident At C.R. Tavern Four men have been charged by Cedar Rapids police follow- ing an incident Saturday night at Ernie's Tap, 69 Sixteenth ave- nue SW. Police said they were at- tempting to arrest David Pier- son, 25, of 2316 Coldstream ave- nue NE, for intoxication when the three other men interfered. Pierson was charged with intox- ication and resisting execution of process. Bennie Pierson, 26, of 2309 Coldstream avenue NE, David's brother, was charged with re- sisting, as was Allen Clark, 22, of 3706 F avenue NE. Robert Floyd, 18, of 112 Sev- enth avenue SW, was charged with intoxication and disturbing the peace. All were taken to the county jail. The January meeting of the Linn County Municipalities Assn. will be held at Thurs- day at the Robins city hall. Robert liuilding and zoning administrator for Linn county, will speak on county zoning and how it relates to the cities. Also to be dis-jussed vill be LAFF-A-DAY "Maybe you could come back sometime when my fath- er's not home, Roger." Cedar liapids firemen rescued a womiin trapped in (lie eleva- tor at the Paramount building, 305 Second street SE, around a.m. Monday. Jan Erickson, who works in (lie building, was the only pas- senger in the elevator when it malfunctioned and the doors would not open. Firemen said an emergency telephone in the elevator was taken out last week and the woman was discovered when someone else attempted to use the elevator. They said she was in the elevator about 25 min- utes. Paul N. Smith, 75, Of Anamosa Is Dead ANAMOSA Paul N. Smith, 75, agent for Farm Bureau in- surance here, died Sunday eve- ning in a Cedar Rapids hospital. Born May 27, 1890, near Center Junction, he attended Monlicello high school, Cornell college and received a BS de- gree from Iowa State universi- ty. He was married to Samara Perrine June 18, 1924. He was a veteran of World war 11. He was Jones county agent for four years, then farmed near Center Junction until 1936 when he became associated with National Hybrid Corn Co. Survivors include his wife; a son, Jack of Clinton; a daugh- ter, Mrs. Arthur Greer of San Diego; three grandchildren; a brother, Stuart, of Ames, and a sister, Gladys McNeilly of Center Junction. Services: Wednesday at United Methodist church. Friends may call at Goeltsch fu- neral home after 7 p.m. Mon- day. 10 YEARS AGO Loss was estimated at in a fire which destroyed the Midwest Speaker Co. in McGregor. Advertisement Iowa's home rule act as invalid. Officers for next y-2ar will be Tlicit Loosen Need Not Embarrass Don't keep worrying about vour false teeth dropping at the wrong time. A denture adhesive can helo. cives dentures a long- er, firmer, steadier hoU. Makes cat- ing more enjoyable. For mere and comfort, use FASTEETH Den- ture Adhesive Powder. Dentures 'that fit are essential to health. See dentist regularly. This year save time let MN B take your place in the line at the court- house. Just take your automobile registration slip and the social se- curity numbers of those listed on the registration to the Customer Service Desk at an MNB office near you. Pay for the tags, and we'll do the rest. January 31st, the last day to get your 1974 Automobile License Tags without penalty. 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