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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - February 18, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                Walsh Infant (Jravcsidc services (or Jamey Matthew Walsh, infant son of vir. and Mrs. Stephen Walsh, 2529 N avenue NW, were con- j 4 riiLimd may uan ai luiuci cuou ducted m Ml. Cavary cemetery 2 p.m. Tuesday. The casket monaay ,11 p.m. By tlic ml ta )h [lev. John Gregory of St. Jude Catholic church. Born Feb. 15 in Cedar Rapids, ic died Saturday at University lospitals, Iowa City. Surviving in addition to his larcnts are a sister, Stephanie, ind a brother, Anthony, both at wme; his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert T. Craig, Neo- sho, Mo., and Mr. and Mrs. Paul T. Walsh, Cedar Hapids, ind his great-grandparents, Mr. and Mns. E.Q. Grimm of Ncw- on. Toahen funeral home was n charge of arrangements. Ram is expected Monday night along the northern Pacific coast, with snow extend- ing inland over the northern Rockies. Rain is forecast from Oklahoma to the western portion of the Ohio-Tennessee valley. Showers are expected in northeastern Texas. The Weather temperatures Sunday tow alures overnight and inches of PI lion- Anchorage .11 7 L. Angelas Allanlh 55 3! Miami ..41 13 Mln'apolls N. Orleans ....61 29 M Now York .s< 73 .0) Seattle 63 SB Washington Bismarck Chicago Denver Dululh Honolulu Houston 4547 75 5B 3833 12 3D 4027 49 47 4S42.1 51 2( C. R. Weather High Sunday .................5! Low overnight ...............t3 Noon Monday ................41 2 p.m. Monday ...............38 -Precipitation ..............None Total for Fcb.............Trace Normal for Feb.............1.03 Normal through Feb........2.54 ;Total for 1974............-...1.63 Barometer, falling.........29.54 Humidity at noon ..........80% Wind direction and velocity al Gazette weather station at p.m. NW at 12 mph. Sun rises Tuesday, sun sets, Year Ago Today High, 36; "-low, 23; rainfall, none. r Traveler's Forecast Tuesday Weather, Hi-Lo 39-11 ...Cloudy 50-27 .....Rain 50-3! .....Hain 43-33 ...PtCldy 39-20 ...Cloudy 43-26 ...Tshwrs 52-38 .PtCldy 45-25 .Cloudy 40-25 .Fair 34-13 .PtCldy 51-29 .....Fair 46-23 ...PtCldy 45-20 Bismarck Chicago Cincinnati Cleveland Des Moines Detroit Indianapolis Kansas City Milwaukee Mpls.-St. Paul Okla. City Omaha Sioux Falls Degree Days Saturday Total to date Through Feb. 17, 1973 Percent of normal year .72.24 Total normal year Coralville Lake Feb. 16 Mr. and Mrs. T. Edward Easton, 198 Forest drive SE, a daughter. Births St. Luke's Feb. 16 Mr. and Mrs. Clif- ford Batchelder, Mt. Vernon, a daughter. Feb. 17 To the .families of Clifford Richard Timms, Cen- tral City, a son; Larry G. Schantz, Amana, a daughter; Dale Richard Bensmiller, 4402 Twin Pines drive NE, a daugh- ler; Daniel Canlonwine, Vinton, a daughter. Fires p.m. Saturday. CuttiiiK torch to junk car at 1310 Wiley boulevard NW. p.m. Saturday. "Unknown to grass al Fourteenth avenue and Thirty-sixth street SE. p.m. Saturday. Candle lo dress'cr at 1500 D avenue NE. a.m. Sunday. Flush gas al accident scene at Thirty- third avenue, and Sixth street SW. a.m. Sunday. Broken ffas line in car at Sixth street and Third avenue SW. p.m. Sunday. Needless call south of Mt. Vernon road on Forty-second street SE. Iowa Deaths Anamosa Ralph T. Kohoc, 64. Services Tuesday al 10 al SI. Patrick's Catholic church. .Scripture service Monday at at Goctlsch's. Independence Norberl C. O'Brien. 57. Services Tuesday at at St. John's Catholic church. Rosary al and wake service at II Monday at White's. IjRinont George Richard- son, 92. Services Wednesday at 2, Aurora United Methodist church. Visitation after 2 Tues- day at Krousscl-Fnwccll. Solon Arthur Hichcr, 82. Services Wednesday al 2, Brosh funeral home. Monnim Vencilof Holly, 73. Services Wednesday al Garden Cily United Methodist church. Visitation Tuesday nl Iowa Oily Mrs. Joseph Knnak, 88. Services Tuesday ill 2, Donahue funeral home. Ryan l-'lori-nce fl. DuKifan, Services Wednesday nl St. Pntrlcli'i! Cnlhnllc church, llosnry: Monday al 8. Parish wake service: Tuesday nl. II. Vlsltaflnn lifter 7 Monday iitShclly'.i, Miinchoiilor. Kalnnii Wllllnm RIWMIIJ Kolonlcli, 80. .Services Timsrlny at Holy Trinity Catholic church. Rosary: Monday at 3. Prayer service: Monday at Peterseim's. Uopkinton Donald Gear- hart, 59. Services at Thursday at United Presby- terian church. Friends may call al Goettsch's after 10 Wednes- day. Legislature Senate Convened at a.m. Received lour bills including one to require that liquor li- cense holders who qualify Sunday sales by having 50 per cent ol receipts in other and Services must sell those items 'on Sunday. Passed and sent to the house two bills to make new side- walks and public buildings more accessible to handicapped persons. Held party caucuses. Recessed lor lunch and com- mittee meetings. Hb-use Convened at 10 a.m. Debated through the morning and then deferred until aftei lunch, a bill to double inheri- tance 'tax exemptions. Passed 89-2 and sent back to the senate a bill to appropriate to extend the Iowa's educational TV network to al' areas of the state. Received six bills including one to impose state rate regula- tion on municipally-owned uti- lities. Recessed for lunch until p.m. Describe Limits Of TV Spot Ads For Candidates WASHINGTON (UPI) Short political advertisements on tele- vision can help candidates in- form voters on where they stand but do not change public atti- tudes on issues, according to a study published Saturday. Two Syracuse university polit- ical scientists who studied the impact of TV appearances by politicians in upstate New York during the 1972 presidential campaign said their prelimi- nary, conclusion was that the ads "are an important source of information for certain voters. But they concluded that the spot political appearances had iittle influence on changing the opinions of voters if they were opposite to the candidates. Spot commercials of 60 sec- onds or less have been the source of continued controversy in political circles. Critics be- lieve spots fail to give voters needed information and tend to degrade campaigning to the evel of soap commercials. Sup- porters claim the short mes- sages are needed to reach voters who will not pay atten- Jon to longer broadcasts, attend political events or read prints! campaign information. Thieu Produces Small Shakeup SAIGON (UPI) _ President Thicu named a new 19-nicmbcr cabinet Monday, with all its members friendly to the govern- ment and only five new faces. An expected drastic govern- ment shakeup to combat infla- ion and government corruption 'ailed lo materialize. A Thicu spokesman, Informa- ion Minister lloang Due Nha, said there had been a slight in- ernal shuffle In the cabinet. Saturday, Thicu lemporari- y ousted the entire cabinet for what wns believed lo he a najor overhaul. Special I'rocmilliins PRETORIA, South Africn (AP) Special precautions were being taken to ensure Hint 100 fimnll hut vicious piranhas nl the new Pretoria nqtmrlum lid not e.icnpc inlo the inunlci- inl water supply, an official an- nniinccd. (Continued from Page 1.) vation and Development serving five Northeast Iowa counties al the time. Heying said Mrs. Heying had withdrawn her name as a nominee to the commission in March, 1973, and she said the governor had acknowledged her letter of withdrawal. Heying said he submitted the names of Mrs. Henry and Mrs. Stewarl to the governor when Willey informed him thai one of the appointments would go to 'a woman who had to a Demo- crat. Heying strongly objected to the confirmation of Carolyn Lombard of Des Moines when Ray nominated her for the com- mission earlier this year. Hey- ing said this left Northeast Iowa without anyone on the commis- sion. Not a Factor In his. letter, Willey pointec out that Thomas Bates of Belle- vue Is from Northeast Iowa am on the commission and thai Gov. Ray. did not rate geograph- ical distribution of commission members as important a factor as other qualifications. Willey also pointed out thai Heying had strongly objected" to the reappointment of William Noble, Oelwein, to the commis- sion. Noble was .not reappointed. Heying ..admitted that he ha: discussed his wife's qualifica- tions with Willey but said thai she herself did not want to be committed. Willey said in his letter he had explained to Heying that the governor felt there would be a conflict of interest if Mrs. Heying is appointed to the commission. Sen. Democratic Leader James Schaben (D-Dunlap) told the senate that if that were the case, there would already be a conflict involving a senate member. He mentioned no names but this was an obvious reference to the fact that Donald Shaw, hus- band of Sen. Elizabeth Shaw (R- Davenport) is a member of the state board of regents. Wondered Aloud In his address to the senate Heying wanted to know what a governor's assistant is doing "questioning the integrity of a senator" and wondered aloud if "assistants are running a bit scared about the next election because of the way Northeast Iowa has been treated." In addition to his objection to the appointment of Mrs-! Lom- aard, Heying has been highly vocal in critizing Ray for rec- ommending that only of the stale's anticipated nillion surplus be appropriated for illie Volga lake project in liis area by this legislature. Heying wants million for the project. Mrs. R. S.Toogood Grace W. Toogood, 95, of 1820 Third avenue SE, a Cedar Rapids resident most of her life and widow of R. S. Toogood, died Monday following a brief illness. She was born Dec. 19, 1878, at 3urr Oak. Mrs. Toogood was :he oldest living member of St. Paul's United Methodist church and was a member of the PEO and the Cultus club. Surviving are a son, Loren S. Toogood, Cedar Rapids; a daughter, Mrs. Ruth Reynolds, Hagarstown, Ind.; five grand- (Continued from Page 1.) more than million, lie crmed that an "impossible task." Hearst told newsmen during he weekend that he was lack- ing several legal problems in setting up the giveaway pro- jram. He said the actual food dis- ribulion wns a problem be- cause accepting the food could be extortion, a criminal offense. Another difficulty wns thai wel- fare recipients might hnve Ihe vnluc of Ihe food deducted from their welfare checks, lie added. Why take our word Hint wnnl lids work? Try one yourself. Obituaries The Cedar Kaiiids Gazette: Mon., Feb. 18, 1974 c-hildren and six great-: grandchildren. .Services: Turner chapel cast I at 3 p.m. Tuesday by Dr. Arnold; Hcrbst. Burial: Oafc Hill.! WASHINGTON _ A sen- Kricndsmay call at Turner east jate subcommittee goes into its phase of hearings on Senator Charges Big Companies Direct American Policies on Oil will not be opened after the ser- vice. The family requests that flowers be omitted. the wishes of the he said in a statement last week. multi-national oil this week with The Idaho Democrat heads, its chairman persuaded that j the senate foreign relations sub- Cedar Rapids, where he was mployed by Iowa Steel and ron Works as a machinist. Surviving is a brother, Leo. Jedar Rapids. Services: Brosh chapel at II i.m. Thursday. Burial: Czech Vational. Friends may call al he chapel Wednesday. The amily suggests that friends may, if they wish, donate lo heir favorite charity. (Continued from Page 1.) timore-Washington parkway. He ditched one of the police heli- copters in what Sewell caller, 'an old dog-fight tadtic" anc buzzed into Washington wilhou running lights and below radar scanner levels.. Sewell said he was in "con slant aggravation trying to keep an eye on him and to know where he was going." The chopper wound up at the Ellipse park across the street from the White House "He then turned on all his lights and hovered five minutes at thi Washington monument ground, seven feet off the sai( State Trooper William Clark. Sewell said the chopper then started moving toward the White House. "From my indica his intention was to fly the aircraft directly into the White he said. "As he approached the firs third of the White House lawn the floodlights came on and fig ures appeared surrounding Ihe yard ilself. The aircrafl's for ward flighl was halted." On Its Own The chopper was brought up short but both Sewell and secre service spokesman Jack Warner said the craft "appeared to lane on its own." Sewell landed be tween Preston and the White House "as an extra precaution' and saw bullet holes the size ol half-dollars that were punchec by the shotgun pellets. No one knows yet why Pres- ton took the wild spree on his three-day weekend pass, lias suicidal said Sgt. Tony Rogers of the metro- politan police department. "From what I've said one soldier at Preston's home unit, "he was upset about flunk- ing out of flight school and was going to the White House to see the President." Major John Northridge, his commanding officer, said "any reason we would give would be an unfounded guess." "No Indication" "He was above average in- telligence and gave no indica- ;ion of a mental of- ficials said. They said there was no indication of alcohol or drug abuse and Preston had no of disciplinary action. But Sewell raised a question of safety to the President: "If ic had nol harassed the citizens of the state of Maryland as he did, and had nol marie such a )ig show of it, the man could lave flown directly into the White House at 160' knots (miles icr hour) and there wouldn't lave been anything anybody could do." At a news conference later Sunday, "What intrigues Icwcll said, "was thai through ill of this there were only two Maryland helicopters in the lir." Asked about Ihe apparent lack of federal protective measures igainsl the helicopter, Warner said only thai "Ihe response spunks for itself." At Key Bis- cnyne, While House aides said he incident was "under study." Walter H. Schlueter Waller II. Schlueter. 67. large companies are making1 U.S. international oil decisions. Senator Frank Church dc- Qf; clared, "The plain truth is that committee on multi-national corporations. The subcommittee on Feb. 6 concluded four days of hearings concentrating on oil in- 237 Fourth avenue SE, died I during "re past two dccadesjdustry efforts to get together in iunday after a lingering illness. Horn near Swisher, Feb. 25, 190C, ic farmed in that vicinity scver- I years. In I94B he moved to U.S. international petroleum] 1971 to meet escalating royalty policy has been conceived and] and price demands from Middle implemented not by the U.S. government, but by the multina- tional oil companies. "Companies' Wishes" i government has routine- jly acquiesced in and abided by East oil producing nations. The hearings resume Wednesday. Government and industry of- ficials testified at the initial hearings that the industry pro- posal to negotiate jointly with oil producing countries had the Memorial Services Oil Well Gamble Pays Off For Company in Venezuela Fox, Chase A. 1 p.m. Tuesday in Chapel of Memories 3V the Rev. Allen S. Van Clove of Central Park Presbyterian church. Burial: Cedar Memori- al. Friends may call at the fu- neral home after noon Monday and at the chapel after 9 a.m. Tuesday. Arrangements by Cedar Memorial funeral home. Hull, Fred A. Turner chapel east at a.m. Mon- day by Dr. Arnold Herbst. Burial: Cedar Memorial ceme- tery. Mr. Hull is survived by one grandson in addition to those previously listed. Truesdell, Scott A. Ser- vices have been changed from Turner chapel east to Sharon United Methodist church at p.m. Tuesday by the Rev. A. T. Washington and the Rev. Everett K. Burham. Burial: Cedar Memorial cemetery Friends may call at Turner east until 9 p.m. Monday and at the church after 10 a.m. Tuesday. CARACAS (UPI) A multi- million dollar oil experiment Jcgan to bear its first fruit Sat- urday with an important oil strike in Lake Maracaibo. The Mobil Oil Co announced hat after drilling for more than wo years and investing mil- ion, a -well setting a Latin American depth record of eel had struck light gravity crude which flowed at bar- rels per day, more than 10 times the Venezuelan well average. It was the first clear en- (Conlinued from Page 1.) .discussing the oil crisis at their meeting with Secretary of State Kissinger this week. As the 24 ministers gatherer for an organizational meeting in advance of Kissinger's arriva" Wednesday, conference, sources said they feel the energy crisis should be discussed before the special session of the U. N. Gen eral Assembly now in the-mak ing and not at this meeting. Crown Prince and Premie Sheikh Jaber Al Ahmad salt Monday that Kuwait is seeking appropriate means to ease the difficulties faced by developing countries as a result of recen increase of oil prices. More than U. S. auto workers began a one week layoff Monday as industry exec- utives predicted fewer shut- downs by mid-March if the gas- oline shortage scare does nol The idled workers manned as- sembly lines in seven plants that turn out slow selling big cars and eight manufacturing plants that supply them. So far, more than workers have been furloughed indefinitely by the "Big Three' and suppliers firms. An FEO status report said that at least 10 East Coast power plants have'converted from use of scarce oil lo the more abun- dant coal at the request of FEO Director William E. Simon. North Carolina Monday joined :hose states using the odd-even Jistribution plan first instituted jy Oregon. New Hampshire was .0 have begun such a plan but 3ov. Thomas Salmon suspended t because of what he called 'massive misunderstanding and unwillingness Japan Will Aid Suez Reopening TOKYO (AP) The Japanese [overnmcnt agreed Monday to extend Egypt credits of mil- ion for the widening of the Suez Canal and million for devel- opment, of the Egyptian econ- omy, officials reported. Parachutist Caught By Wind; Leg Broken Paul Thompson, 23, of La- llw ,KI v il with PIERSON'S 'Sp Vniir H.IIKICT IM MV leg in a parachuting accident at the Marion airport on highway 151 east of Marion Sunday after- noon. He was in good condition at SI. Luke's hospital Monday. A Linn deputy reported the wind caught Thompson, causing him lo land wrong. Mailman In Ulster 'Drives' Bomb BELFAST (UPI) An Ulster mailman drove a 200-pound bomb into the County Tyrone town of Omagh Saturday. Hugh McSwiggen, 39, had no choice, for behind him, in an- other auto, gunmen had a radio device which- would have de tonated the bomb if he had nol obeyed their orders. McSwiggen's ride with terror began five miles outside Omagl and ended when he scramble! out of his mail truck 100 yard: inside the Omagh security checkpoint, police said. Army explosive experts wer called, but as they prepared t defuse it the bomb exploded wrecking several shop and of fice fronts. There were "no ca sualties, police said. A police spokesman said Me Swiggen was stopped by gunmen five miles from the outskirts o Omagh and the bomb loadec aboard his mail truck. Then with the armed men following him, he was forced to drive the bomb through the checkpoinl and into the town. The spokesman said the gun- men told McSwiggen they had a radio device with which they could detonate the bomb if he did nol obey orders. couraging strike in the acre zone in the southern part of the mile lake that was granted in 1971 lo Mobil, Shell and Occidental oil companies for more than million. Only last week Shell decided to abandon its block after drilling four dry holes at a cost of million. Occidental reported its recent find of medi- um gravity crude had still not been proven conclusively com- mercial. The five blocks were grantee under an experimental "service contract" system and are the first new oil fields opened to oreign companies here in 15 Current Venezuelan produc ion of more than 3.2 million barrels per day comes from around five and a half million acres of oil land granted more ban 30 years ago under the nov defunct concession system ani due to expire under law in 1983. Although Lake Maracaibo i: Venezuela's oil center, con ributing more than 80 percen of total national output, the zon where Mobil struck oil is soutr of the traditional giant fields. Senate Passed Bills To Aid Handicapped DES MOINES (AP) The Iowa senate Monday passed two )ills lo make it easier for han- dicapped persons to use public sidewalks and public buildings. The bills, designed to make curbs easier for persons in vheelchairs to negotiate and fa- cilities in public buildings easier o use, passed without a dissent- ng vole and were sent to the louse. One requires that street curbs be constructed with cutouts and amps to enable persons using 2s an more easily crosswalks. The other requires that new juildings have all public facili- ies, including restrooms, con- tracted so that they can easily DC used by handicapped per- ;ons. Sen. William Gluba (D-Davcn- )0rt) said lowans arc landicappcd or disabled in ome way, with one person in 10 united in mobility. He said many handicapped rutches and wheelchairs cross streets icople find obs because difficult to get buildings they vould have to work in do not lave toilets they could use and mvc drinking fountains that are Mil of reach. He added Hint tome churches ilso are not accessible lo the landicappcd. when words aren't enough send sympathy with flowers FLORIST and GIFT SHOP 364-8139 PHONE ANSWERED 2-1 HOURS EVERY DAY. -TIRES- (Continued from Page 1.) tired Volkswagen across an adjacent county and then use the Volks in the next county over. Rodgers said' the wholi thing was "a nightmare be cause nobody could enforce it." Bui the committee went ahead to vote on Plymat's tax. It lost on a 6 to 6 tie. Limit Speed Plymal wasn'l Ihrough. Nol yet. He made another substi- tute motion: To limit cars with studded tires lo speeds of 45 mph or less. Burroughs broke in long enough to ask a queslion aboul something everybody wanted to know but was afraid to ask: "What are we voting Someone who shall remain unidentified chimed in: "I don't know either." Chairman Roger Shaft (R- Camanche) straighlened things oul and called for a vote on Plymat-'s 45 mph mo- tion. It lost; 7 to 5. That brought things back to Burroughs' original motion for a per car per year tax. Kinley said the committee still ought to vote studded tires in or out without all this monkey business. But the committee, instead, voted 7 to 5 for the tax. Nobody moved lo send the bill back to the senate floor for debate because eight votes were needed lo do il and no-' body knew where the eighth vote was coming from. So it appears the bill, that started out to ban studded tires and was changed to tax them, is dead for the session and that they will continue to be legal between Nov. 1 and April I. Or, as Burroughs so aptly put it: "That was the most humor- ous wake I ever attended." support of the U.S. state depart- ment and clearance under the anti-trust laws from, the justice department. Separate Talks John Irwin, then under secre- ry of state, went to Ihe Middle ast as personal representative President Nixon to support le request of the companies for lint negotiations, but within a, ay recommended separate ne- otiations with Libya and the ersian gulf nations. An oil ompany negotiator testified lat the companies also had ccided on separate negotia- ons. Irwin testified that he made s recommendation because of rong opposition from the lead- rs of Iran, Saudi Arabia and uwait and their promise to uit whipsawing the companies n price by making a firm five- ear agreement and sticking to Church said the state depart- ment was waffling and had un- ercul industry strategy of col- eclive bargaining. Within three ears, he said, it led lo a re- umplion of "divide and con- uer" tactics by the producing ountries on demands for par- cipation in the ownership of he companies. Little Capability The subcommittee chairman aid the hearing showed not nly a lack of coordinalion be- ween the oil companies and the 'overnmenl, bul little instilu- ional capability in the govern- ment for dealing with interna- ional oil negotiations. Hearing testimony disclosed he existence of anolher 1971 agreement between oil compa- nies operating in Libya to share crude oil in case of retaliatory cutbacks by the Libyan govern- ment against individual compa- nies. Details of the agreement were not made public, but witnesses said it also had Ihe clearance of the justice department in a let- ter asserting intention not to prosecute under the anti-trust laws. 10 YEARS AGO Britain and Cyprus are reported in agree- ment on principles of a plan to police the Mediterranean island with while international force impartial mediator seeks peace between the Greek and Turkish Cypriols. Gold Price Jumps On European Marts LONDON (AP) The price of gold jumped an ounce Monday to a new record of in London and' -Zurich- on the strength of reports that the Common Market governments were about to raise the official price of their gold holdings. Dealers reported aclive de- mand for the metal due to the meeting in Brussels of the fi- nance ministers of the nine Common Market nations. Widely published -reports said :he ministers were ready to raise the value of the gold but- ressing their national curren- cies. (Continued from Page 1.) earned of it from Dean. White House chief of staff Haig called a Washi- ngton Post story on the possible e-recording of the tapes "bias-1 hemous speculation." In other developments: Time magazine said Sunday hat some White House docu- ments described by some Wa- ergate witnesses have disap- peared from a guarded vault in tfiich they had been placed, 'he magazine's story said the ocuments were memos written y former White House aides ohn Ehrlichman, H. R. Hal- eman and Charles Colson, con- erning the activilies of the se- ret White House investigative nit known as the plumbers. The president of Associated lilk Producers Inc. denied Sun- ay that in congres- ional campaign contributions ras intended for President Nix- n's campaign, the Milwaukee ournal said. John Butterbrodt, aid his dairy cooperative has ocuments in its files to confirm lat the money was intended )ecifically for the campaigns Republican congressmen. Bob Lilly, political treasurer f the co-op, was reported Fri- ay to have told senate Water- ate committee's investigators ic funds were meant for Nix- n's campaign, and sources said contributed by milk roduccrs to congressional cam- aigns was funnelled to Nixon's ampaign. JO1IN K. Convenient Downtown location 3083rdAvo. SE 365-0511   

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