Cedar Rapids Gazette, January 7, 1974, Page 5

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - January 7, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa DEATHS John L. Stepanek John Stepanek, 47, route 3, Cedar Hapids, died in a Cedar Hapids hospital early Sunday morning following a sudden ill- (Continued from Page 1.) compromise "in any depth" with Nixon. Kord said he had favored Nix- on's disclosing his income tax returns and other financial in- formation "and 1 hope and trust, what I understand is ncss' despite what I understand is Born in Cedar Uapitls May al tiifc present The Cedar Rapids Gazelle: Mnn., Jan. 7, 1074 Sen, Clark Favors Coupons Over Price Hikes To Halt Fuel Flow By Frank Nye If the gasoline shortage Is lor real, U.S. Sen. Dick Clark of lie believes William recess, expressed the federal energy chief, is his views in an interview during making headway in checking UN VrtATHtR f OTOCAST Snow is forecast from the northern plains southwestward through the Rockies. Rain will occur from eastern Oklahoma and Texas around the Gulf coast to northern Florida and the coast of the Carolinas. --Daily The Weather IK ram mo, Palo; Dennis Northrup, 2350 Blalcely boulc- Hinli temperatures Sundiiv, low temp- nnprl cln nnd cralures ovcrniulit and inches ol all, CJCIl linLCl :jiu dim elojIAIIon: Anchorane 12 t L.Ansdes 52 501.M Allanla ...5S 51.21 Miami 70 73 Bismarck 4-31 Min'apolls 4-12 Chicaqo 22 6 .01 N.Orleans 73 5Q .33 'Denver .36 6 NCW York 33 31 Duluth 0-17 Phoenix .57 48 HoSlu I 79 69 .50 Seattle 36 22 Houston 63 50.03 Washingln 40 35 costs. Plate violation Jeffrey C. R. Weather High Sunday .................I5 .Low overnight.................1 Noon Monday ................-2 2 p.m. '''Precipitation ..............None for Jan...............0-02 Normal i'or Jan.............1.51 .Barometer, rising .........31X21 Humidity at noon Wind direction and velocity at Gazette weather station' at 'p.m. NW at lOmph. Sun rises Tuesday, sun sets, Year Ago Today High 17 low, 3; rainfall, none. Traveler's Forecast Tuesday Weather Hi-Lo Bismarck.........Snow 8-15B Chicago .........Cloudy 25-15 .-Cincinnati ......PtCldy 35-24 Cleveland..........Fair 28-19 Moines......Cloudy 19-12 .........Cloudy 23-15 Indianapolis .PtCldy 27-17 Kansas City 28-2 Milwaukee .........Fair 18-1 Mpls.-St Paul .PfCldy 11-5B Okla. City ......PtCldy 43-2 ---Omaha ............Snow 18-2 Sioux Falls ......Snow 5-15B Degrpe Days Saturday -'Sunday TTotalto 'Through Jan. 6, 1973 -Percent of normal year .44.4! Total normal year Coraiviile Lake .-.Pool level Monday .......679.4 Jan. 5 To Mr. and Mrs Ronald Dudley, Shellsburg, son. i Jan. G To Mr. and Mrs 1 Sylvester Grady, 1500 Oaklan I road NE, a son. Births Luke's Jan. G To the families o Edward J. Fagcn, Anamosa, son; Duane Halm, 3010 Fourt avenue, Marion, a daughter. Marriage Licenses Shirley Bryant and Jamc Brown, Linda Hastcr and Wa lace Cooper, all of Ccda Hapids. Deborah Ottsen, Ceda Hapids, and Jean Bunel, Pari France. Vicky Wilson an David LcClere, both Coggon Wilde, 2433 First avenue SW; fined and costs. Improper turn Patricia Woods, 2048 Fifth avenue SE; fined and costs. Traffic signal violation lan-y Huckins, 1002 Fifth trcet SE; Marie Soukup, 848 Daniels street NE; Scott Wil- ams, 937 Memorial drive SE; ack Slilson, 1580 Second ave- ue SE; Joseph Palumbo, 107 street NW; Michael Fitz- atrick, 118 Second avenue SW; lenry Herman, Springville; tcwart Salter, 14G5 Meadpw- iew drive, Marion; each lined 15 and costs. Driver's license violation Dennis Northrup, 2350 Blakely Boulevard SE; fined and osts. Harry Huckins, 1002 Fifth street SE; Jack Stilson, 580 Second avenue SE; Wil- (Continued from Page 1.) eral terrorist groups "who do not share a common aim" were cooperating in a plot to launch at least 20 attacks soon through- out Europe. The report did not elaborate. Other Cities Security precautions were also stepped up at airports in Amsterdam, Brussels, Rome, Bonn and other major West Eu- ropean cities. Canadian airports joined in the special security alert. But British security sources ruled out a direct connection be- tween the expected attacks and the arrest members of an alleged arms smuggling ring ap- parently based in California. At New York's Kennedy air- 1920, he had lived here all of his life, lie was married to the former Mary Urn Unasb July 31, 19-18, in Nashua. Mr. Slcp- anek was a machinist at Uni- versal Engineering Co. fw the last 17 years. He was a veteran of World war 11, a member of lanford American Legion post; the Forty and Eight, and Mach- nist's union local 831. Surviving in addition to his wife are four sons, Jeff, Scott, John, jr., and Mike, all of Cedar lu's mother Rose Step- anek, and a sister, Mrs. Robert Scheib, both of Cedar Rapids, and a brother, Frank Stepanek, Y. Services: a.m. Wednes- day at Turner chapel east by :he Rev. A. A. Sodawasser. Burial: Cedar Memorial ceme- time, that the President will continue with 'Operation Can- with a full disclosure or a white paper involving the 1TT matter and the so-called milk fund contribution." ,ing that Ford said lie is convinced H.UI, u.o. oun. vitiin Iowa would opt for a coupon the reports and that a bill will passed after congress recon- ____ gallon as a means of rationing. which he made it clear he doesn't think the people believe yet (ten is a shortage of fuel. sy'-tom 4'with all its pitfalls passeu cungivst, itvwnuv M over ever-inercasing prices per vcncs Jan. 21 giving the govern- and with good reason. t- iiuthftrilv in this' Tnprp no nuesti And the senator's personal area ment more authority in feeling is that "there must 1x3 a shortage" for the evidence sup- vicw "is over- House Bill The house already has passed President acted properly in both cases. isuch a bill sponsored liyj However, Clark feels it cannot Kord also said the President's in handling the energy crisis ;md the Middle East could do more to restore public con- fidence in his administration than Operation Candor. tery. Friends may call at Turner cast until 10 a.m. Wednesday. The casket will not be opened after the service. Glenn Clark Glenn Clark, 80, LaPortc, died at a Cedar Rapids hospital late Sunday after a short illness. Born in Black Hawk county Sept. 21, 1893, he was a lifelong resident of the LaPorte vicinity. Surviving are a son, Burton Clark, Cedar Rapids; five grand- children, and two great-grand- children. Services: Wednesday at p.m. in the Johannsen-Rossow iam Kvidahl, 317 G W; each fined and costs. Disobeying train signal William Kvidahl, 317 G ave- nue NW; fined and costs. Driving left center line Duane Schoen, Mt. Vernon; lined and costs. Striking unattended vehicle Jack! Stilson, 1580 Second avenue SE; fined and costs. Deaths Sigourncy The Rev. James Mackin, 63. Services Monday at p.m.. in St. Mary's Catho- lic church here and Wednesday at 11 in St. Mary's church, Fort Madison. Kep- hart. 55. Services Wednesday at Bohnenkamp's, where friends may call after 7 Mon- day. Manchester Ernest John- son, 87. Services Wednesday at 3, B o h n c n k a m p 's, where friends may call after 3 Tues- day. Conroy Robert E. Martens, 46. Services Wednesday at 2, First Lutheran church. Mc- Swiggin and TJhlmann. South Amana Fred A. Wencller, 74. Services Tuesday at 1, South Amana Community church, where friends may call. Hoover-Valentine in. Marengo. Dysart Catherine Murphy, 36. Services Wednesday at St. Mary's of Mt. Car- mel, Eagle Center. Hosary Tuesday at 8, Overton's here. Iowa. City Minnie Todd Early Killing Meanwhile senate Watergate committee lawyers returned to court to press for an early ruling on whether Pres-i ident Nixon can legally reject committee demands for the tapes and documents. Under a schedule worked out last week with Judge Sirica, the committee Monday filed a new brief in the civil suit it brought against the President last August. That suit sought court backing 'or the committee subpoena de- manding tapes of five presiden- tial conversations. The subpoena had been reject- ed by the President just as firm- ly and on the same grounds as he cited in refusing to comply with three committee subpoenas issued last month that demand- ed nearly 500 tapes and other I be determined definitely whether a shortage exists until the government finds some legal way to check the accuracy of reports by oil companies rel- ative to their inventories andi sources of supply. There is no question, he ob- served, that there is a credibili- ty gap in Washington for which all federal officials must bear responsibility. People Don't Know As a result the people don't Ki Courthouse News i Grand Jurors For Surveil Seven Cedar Rapidians, six. men and one woman, were chosen Monday to serve on the grand jury that has been charged with determining whether indictments against Cedar Rapids police officers are warranted. Linn District Judge Jails lance Devices called attention t ounty Ally William Faches statement in hi report that there was no qucs .ion that stale statutes wcr broken in breakins by police i searches for evidence. The board suggested the ma ter be presented to a gran jury. port, FBI agents questioned Eobin Orbin, 25, a San Diego model stopped and turned back by British authorities al Heathrow airport. They identi- fied her as a "known associate" of three persons arrested in Eng- land earlier and charged with possession of firearms. The British government also was expecting more bombing at- tacks by the Irish Republican Army, which stuck five times in London over the weekend. funeral home by the Rev. Alex- ander George.-Friends may call at the Kuba funeral home east after 7 Monday and Tuesday un- til 9 p.m., and at the Johannsen- Rossow funeral home, LaPorte, after 10 Wednesday. Mrs. Samuel Tranberry Lena M. Tranberry, 98, a ongtime resident of Cedar Rap- ids, and of Samuel Tran- 5erry, died Saturday-at Athens, Texas. She was born Jan. 10, 1875, in Denmark. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Maxwell Tow, St. Peters- burg, Fla.; three grandchildren, Two of the targets Saturday were army generals. A bomb exploded outside the home of Maj. Gen. Philip Ward, damag- ing nearby buildings but not in- juring anyone. Another bomb was placed in a suitcase outside the home of Lt. Gen. Sir Cecil Blacker, adjutant-general of the defense ministry, but it failed to go off. a'ls may be made to the First United Melhdodist church. Meclianicsville Bertha G. Reece, 64. Services Tvicsday at 2, Presbyterian church and ten great-grandchildren. Services: 2 p.m. Tuesday at Linwood cemetery by the Rev. Maxwell Tow. Friends may call at the Beatty-Beurle chapel after 9 a.m. Tuesday. Philon Williams Philon Williams, 62, former Cedar Rapids resident, died in a Glenwood hospital after a long illness. He was bora near Mar- on July 4, 1912, and resided in documents. Sirica had dismissed the civil suit on the grounds the commit- tee had failed to establish that the court had jurisdiction in the matter. But after congress passed a special bill, which the President said he was reluctant- ly allowing to become law with- out his signature, the U.S. courl of appeals returned the case to Sirica. In the house, John Doar gave senior members of the judiciary committee a' rundown on -the progress so far of a staff inquiry into possible impeachment of President Nixon. Third Jury (Continued from Page 1.) individual principals will.decide liow best to make up the time in their buildings. The school will remain on the altered schedule until Feb. 18 when it will return to the nor- mal a.m. starting time. Earlier Sunrise By that time, the sun will be rising 30 minutes earlier than it is this week. Cedar Rapids Community this vicinity until 1933. Surviving are a sister, IDWil VIl.V IV-UUIllt; J.ULH.I U. U. I Bowers, 90. Services Tuesday at school officials are not consider- 2, Beckman-Bulherus. Memori- rhanpp in school hours ing any change in school hours at this time, according to Asst. Supt. William K. Ramstad. "Our thinking is that we real- ly are an urban school district rather than a rural one. We have a great number of working Community Congregational parents whose children are Horncr's. Manchester 71. Vclma Hill, In a. related development, a ;hird grand jury was sworn in on Monday to receive evidence from the special Watergate pro- secutor's office. Ger- trude Williams, Marion, and two brothers Willy and George Wil- liams, both of Cedar Rapids. Services: 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Oak Hill cemetery by Major J. E. La Lone. Friends may call at the Kuba funeral home east. Memorial Services rarehilisky, Bphumil (Boots) Tuesday in the Janeba- Kuba funeral home west by the Rev. Mary A. White of Bethany Congregational church and Crescent Masonic lodge. Burial: Cedar Memorial cemetery. All are asked to Jancba-Kuba Master meet funeral Masons at the ____ home at a.m. nres p.m. Saturday. Choke alfunction in car at 2874 Mt. ernon road SE. p.m. Saturday. Unknowi box car at Rock Island yards. a.m. Sunday. Short in lastcr wire at 1024 K avenue W. p.m. Sunday. Defective tcrnator at 1107 Brockman rive SE. p.m. Sunday. Pilot light i hot pad at 4545 First avenue E. 8P24 a.m. Monday. Malfmic-Hii of elevator at 305 Second RE. Magistrate's Court Speeding Terrancc Hale, 075 High drive SE; Karen luertcr, 4010 Souttcr avenue E- Raymond Lamerc, 2795 Ktccnth avcnup, Marion; Carl Cruse, 1205 West Eighth avc-uc, Marion; Timothy Brcnnan, 000 Council street Nh; Katli-ccn Sclnimnn, 2050 Glass road JE' Jean Fluster, Park 'ownu court NE; Bruce Scgc-arth, Vinton; Jeffrey 433 First avenue SW; Ken-clh Nuncmnkcr, 11102 Eleventh trcet NW; each fined and osls Lnrrv Schocnfclder, Vim iornc Goidic Otto, 1520 Fifth trecl NW; (Midi fined anc osts. Faulty ciiuliimcnl Shelly's. St. Lucas Bob Ott. Services. Tuesday at 11, St. Luke's church. French's in Calmar. Fcstina Barbara Moellers, 88. Services Wednesday at 11. St. Mary's church. Rosary Tuesday at French's in Calmar. Anamosa Paul N. Smith, 75. Services Wednesday at United Methodist church. Gocitsch's, where friends may call after 7 Monday. Walker Charles J. Valcnla, 72. Services Wednesday at 2, United Methodist church. Mur-c och's. Ossian Laura Christciiscn, 85. Services Wednesday at First Lutheran church. Schmitx.', where friends may call Tuesday the care of babysitters. t "We would disrupt a lot of j situations if we changed school Ramstad said. Tsme-" (Continued from Page 1.) a r k it's just that much harder." In addition, the woman said, her daughter missed seeing the sunrise. "She kind of sels her timing for getting 'dressed by how high the sun she explained. The children weren't very happy either. "I don't like getting said one youngster in Philadelphia. "It seems like the middle of the night." Tour MANILA (AP) Japanese Prime Minister Tanaka arrived in the Philippines Monday for the first stop of five Southeast Asian nations to promote understanding and friendlier Your Sorrow With Flowers from 4 Seasons 's? 363.SB8S Jfllill flowers show your loved ones you really care O FLORIST and GIFT SHOP 364-01 39 phono answered 24 hours ovory l> linnlnl irnril Hi lerili', II flinfm PIERSON'S 'ST. I'lmr mwiwr IHW I'.I.MS NW OWH Peterson, Gustav Services were held in the Brady-Kuba funeral home at 3 p.m. Monday by the Rev. Stephen R. Root. Burial was in St. John's ceme- :ery. the Cedar Rapids city jail to de- Ermine whether there were any electronic eavesdropping de- ices. Devices Used Ths county attorney's report of his investigation said such devices were used to hear con versations between defendants and their attorneys. He said he has been assured the practice has been stopped. The jurors were told to read the report Monday and report back Tuesday for inquiring into routine cases and possible deci- sions on whether subpoenas should be issued in the police matter. Jurors Chosen as jurors were Steven Allison, John C. Awbrey, Rollis Special prosecutor beon jaw-orski had asked for the additional 23-member panel to take over some of the growing work load of the Watergate Deetz, Thomas F. Dwyer, George P. Heck, Donna D. Vick and Eugene Weidenbacher. Eads appointed Awbrey to A regular grand jury- now is sitting beyond its normal 18-month term in order to finish its investigation of the Watergate breakin and cover-up. That panel is expected to return indictments in tho case by as foreman. The course of the grand jury investigation is uncertain, since Monday was its first session and members of the jury first received a copy of the county attorney's report then. Deliberations of the -jury are end of February. A second grand jury empaneled last August 13, at the request of the prosecutor's office, has been receiving evidence on a variety of Watergate and jurors are sworn to secrecy concerning matters brought before them except for reports made by the jury to the court and indictments returned. ters including campaign Order tributions, the so-called judge read to the jury the ers unit, the milk fund he issued last month. It political espionage and the the statement that the antitrust attorney's report indicat- That panel already has indictable offenses may have turned indictments in a committed. of campaign contribution said it is the statutory duty and also has charged the grand jury to inquire into White House aida Dwight indictable offenses and to re- Cha'pin with lying to the indictments that are war- Watergate grand jury. and authorized. pled innocent and is attention to county Atty. uled to go on trial in March, j Linn County Bar Assn. it could have come on i sTn's Sen. Gaylord Nelson. Marjon Democral fflld l! Clark, baek in Iowa to check (he fuc, crjsjs ,cad lQ fl M_ his political fences during the alignment of depending on how far Japan and others who must import virtually all of their supply are willing to go and how much they are willing to pay to get oil. Th's possible new alliance of nations also hinges, he said, on "whether the Arabs can hang together long enough." This prospect appears "some- what Clark con- tinued, "when the thought for a long time has been that they couldn't get together at all." Long, Long Time "If King Faisal and Kuwait hang tight the oil shortage could go on for a long, long time." Clark listed these three ways to beat the shortage: 1. Conserve on available en- ergy "some economists say we're wasting 30-40 percent of our present supply." 2. Increase imports "but this would be a very dangerous course to take." 3. Find new sources of energy. Finding new sources will not come about overnight, he con- tinued, pointing out we started to develop nuclear energy 28 years ago and even today it iroduces only one percent of ur total energy output. A Prediction He predicted it will be 1985-90 before dependable energy sources will be even ;hough legislation is pending to allocate billion over the next ten years in the effort. On the subject of Watergate, Clark was asked whether he thinks President Nixon will re- sign if confronted with impeach- ment. "If I had to say yes or he replied, "I'd say yes." Clark added that "my own Eads" ordered'Dec. 31 that the Promised Immunity jury inquire into matters raised In his report, the county attor- in an investigation of the police ney said he had promised rm- department by the county attor- munity from prosecution to ney who brought no charges. some officers to get to the truth. After selection of jurors Mon- In some cases, he did not warn dav Eads gave them as their them of their constitutional first order of business the in- rights, so any self-incriminating spection of the county jail and evidence could not be used against them. Faches said he considered it more important to find out actu- ally what was happening con- cerning allegations of ions of constitutional rights and to stop such practices than to prosecute. The county attorney's inves- tigation consisted of interview' ing 55 witnesses under oath dur ing six days over severa months. Jury Selection In R. L Collins Trial Under Way Selection of the jury bega Monday in the trial of Raydell L. Collins on a charge of murder. The 47-year-old defendant is impression is that more' evi- accused of shooting to death his dence is required than presently wife, Beverly Ann, at their Cedar Rapids residence on April 23, 1973. During questioning of pro- spective jurors in Linn district court Monday, defense attor- neys inquired into attitudes con- cerning accidental shootings. The jury panel also was told the defense expects to call a psychiatrist to testify as to the mental condition of the defend- ant at the time of the shooting. The defense has not filed a no- exists for impeachment. Not Now "I don't think 50 percent of the house members would vote for impeachment now and I don't think you could get one- third of the senate today to vote for conviction." tice required defense for an insanity The state's attorney said the incident- involved a shooting with a .38 cal. revolver during a domestic quarrel. The jury probably will be degree or second- degree murder, manslaughter and not guilty. However, he concluded, new evidence which is said to be in the offing "could change that." Clark, who hiked miles through the state last year to unseat the Republican incum- bent, Jack Miller, now a tax judge in Washington, will meet voters in Mason City Tuesday. His schedule calls for him to be in Hancock, Kossuth and Emmet counties Wednesday; Dickinson, Osceola and Lyon called on to choose among four Thursday; Sioux and Plymouth verdicts; he said. They are -J TJ- Friday, and Cherokee, Ida and Crawford Saturday. His next week's schedule has not been completed. OHN K. 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