Cedar Rapids Gazette, March 2, 1974, Page 3

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - March 2, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa The Cedar Rapids Gazelle: Sat., March 2. 1974 Obituaries Paul Snyder Paul Snyder, 85, Inverness Fla., a former Cedar Rapids. VrtAtHtt f 010CAS1 Rain or showers are expected tonight across parts of the mid and north Atlantic states, as well as in the mid Mississippi valley area. Snow flurries are expected in upper New Eng- land and in scattered areas of the Rockies. Generally fair weather should predominate else- where. The Weather High temperatures Friday, low iempf atures overnight and inches cf precii tallon: Anchorage .17 02 L. Anseles 70 50. Atlanta Bismarck Chicago Denver Dulutti Honolu] .7! Miami ..71 6? .57 31 Mln'Hpolis 37 is .43 40 N. Orleans 7S .73 44 New York 27 53 Phoenix ....8543 .S3 67 Seattle 4739 Houston Washington 61 4K Extended Chance rain or snow Monday an Wednesday. Partly cloudy Tue day. Cooler over the perioc Highs in the 30s north to lowe 40s south. Lows in 20s to lowe 30s Monday, cooling to the teen and low 20s Tuesday an Wednesday. C. R. Weather High Friday Low overnight 3 Noon Saturday............. 5 I' p.m. Saturday........... 6 Rainfall..................Non Total for March........... Non Normal for March 2.4 Normal through March 5.0 Total for 1974............. 1.9 Barometer, falling ........29.6 Humidity at noon Wind direction and velocity a Gazette weather station at 2 p.m S at 15 m.p.h. Sun rises Sunday, sun sets Year Ago Today High, 54; low, 42; rainfall, none. Degree Days Friday.......................33 Total to date Through March 1, 1973 Percent of normal year .79. Total normal year Fires 9 a.m. Friday. Assistance cal at 3700 Richmond drive NB p.m. Friday. Possible grass fire at Hockford road anc Sixteenth avenue SW. p.m. Friday. Unknown to junk car at 509 J avenue NW p.m. Friday. Airplane engine failure at Cedar Hapids Municipal airport. p.m. Friday. Unknown to junk car behind t 1004 Eleventh avenue SE. a.m. Saturday. Cigaret to davenport cushion at 801 Twenty-fifth street NE. City Briefs Astros book tickets, McDon- ald's East, McDonald's West, Armstrong's Sporting Goods Greenblatt, 2160 Cottage Grove avenue SE, has been named to the fall term dean's list at the University of Michigan college of engineering. Don't miss the special Fun and Games at the Legion on Saturday, March 2nd. Games start at and 7 p.m., cash prizes. Legion Hall. Adv. Sale: 1974 Proof Sets, 20% off many others. Jerome's. -Adv. Great wallpaper selection for Eastern lowans, Diamond Vogel Paint Center, 2704 Mt. Vernon Rd. S.E. 365-6901. Adv. Linwood cemetery, all wreaths and blankets to be removed after the 15 of Adv. Iowa Deaths Belle Plaine Thomas M levek, 87. Services Tuesday a 10, St. Michael's Catholi church. Scripture service Mon day at 8 p.m. Hrabek's. K e o t a Edward J Stourtner, 86. Powell's, Clutier Anna Chalupnik 82. Services Monday at Immaculate Conception church Rosary Sunday at 7 p.m., Ma- son-Hand in Tama. Springville Neal C. Lar- son, 81. Services Tuesday a United Methodist church Murdoch's. Colesburg Barn- har.t, 91, a resident ol Marion the last 23 years. Services Monday at Appleton's Sdgewood, Marengo A. B. Patterson 90. Hoover-Valentine. Coe To Award Junior Status On AA Degree Community college graduate! vith an associate of arts degree and a grade point average of 2.5 vill now be able to transfer into Coe college with junior status. The change in admissions pol- cy was approved by the faculty ast week. In the past, a community col- e g e graduate seeking to ransfer to Coe had each course h i s transcript evaluated )y the admissions committee, vhich did not consider the AA egree status. With the new policy, transfer ludents will continue to be se- eded by the admissions com- Tiittee, but will be accorded unior status when they come rom an accredited school with he required 2.5 grade point verage (4.0 is straight The policy change was made fter a survey of over 100 com- munity colleges and contacts nih some two dozen colleges to ind out their admissions poli- ies concerning the admittance f AA graduates. It is estimated that by enter- ng qualified AA degree holders juniors, Coe will admit an dditional 20 students in the 974-75 academic year, and as many as 100 AA students each ear within five years. >hot Fired, No Charges Filed Police were called to the dagnus tap after a shot had een fired into the air there arly Saturday; but no charges 'ere filed. Authorities reported they were ild a man returned to the tap rith a gun after being ejected nd fired the shot after making ireats. However, the complainant re- ised to press charges, officers C. R. Students Win Awards at OE Conference Seven Cedar Rapids students received awards during thi Iowa Office Education Assn state leadership conference Thursday and Friday in Des Moines. The seven were among some 40 students from Jefferson, Ken nedy and Washington high schools who competed. Cedar Rapids award winners were: Jefferson Schnei- der, third, and Janis Astor, lonorable mention, data pro cessing clerk; Dana Baughman, i r s t, information communi- cations I, and honorable men- .ion, job application; Kerry iV e a v e r, honorable mention .yping and related I; Patsy Newcomb, honorable mention, general clerical I. Washington high Opheim, first, general clerical II; Jo Buress, first, steno- graphic I. Students who won first- hrough-lhird-place honors in 3es Moines will compete in Na- ional Office Education leader- hip conference in Minneapolis Joanne Lietz, Washington ligh, .will participate in national alent competition. Sue Maas, Kennedy, is state Office Educa- ion parliamentarian, and will larticipate in the national ses- ion. Office education teacher-coor- linators are Loraine Bomkamp, 'efferson data processing; Mary Marker, .Jefferson office ducation; Colleen Holmes, Kennedy office education, and .ngela Svoboda, Washington of- ice education. Two Are Named to Nature Center Board Carl Franks, 631 Sixteenth av- nue SW, and Dr. Eugene Gran- on, 1855 First avenue SE, have )een elected to two- and three- terms respectively on the ioard of trustees of the Indian Ireek Nature Center. The appointments bring the membership to 24. resident, died unexpectedly last month at Inverness. Mr. Snyder was employed b> the Cherry-Burrcll Co. here be- fore moving to Florida about ten years ago. Surviving are his second wife, Jessie; a daughter. Honor Rohr- bacher, Dunedine, three grandchildren. and He was buried at Woodliiwn cemetery, Orlando, Fla., on Feb. 21. Buses Delayed, But Service for Elderly Slated Two new buses designed sp dfically lo serve elderly pe sons may not arrive in Ceda Rapids until next December, bu special bus service for elder! persons may begin within nonth. At a meeting Friday with th board of transit trustees, th city council authorized usin wo 36-passenger buses not no n service to provide transpo: ation for older persons. The buses will be equippet wilSi leased radiotelephones and lower entry steps and wiT. serve until two new buses are delivered by Twin Coach Products Co. of Kent, Ohio The company said it needs nine months for delivery. The new buses are 31 >assenger vehicles with air-con ditioning, tinted glass, safet andrails, low steps and othe eatures designed to assist el lerly passengers. Twin Coach was the only company to submit quotations on the buses. The company will supply the two for Money for the buses was allo- cated by the city council from federal revenue sharing funds. A committee will makal rec mmendations next Friday on outes, fares, hours of servic ffld other factors of operatior or the two buses. If accepted by the council, the Ian will go into effect with thi d buses as soon as possible. Florence Culver Florence lieusch Culver, 63, a Business Hen Ask That City Quit Burglar Alarm Business shellsburg Men. Are Jailed on Assault Counts L. Konicek, 18, ary Konicek, 19, both of route Shellsburg, were being held in le Linn county jail Saturday hi onnection with an alleged as ault on Richard Kvach, 1105 owler street, Hiawatha. The younger man was held in eu of bond on a charge assault with Intent to inflict bodily injury and ond on a malicious damage barge. The older one was held in lieu bond on a charge of as- ault and battery. Hiawatha' police said Kvach ported the men followed his ar from Cedar Rapids to near residence and that Terry onicek hit him and his car ith a rubber hose. Gary Konicek allegedly him and tore the but- ns off his coat. Adelines' Extravaganza Has Beauty in Sight and Sound (irkwood To Offer Horsemanship Course A new basic horsemanship rarse will be added to the cur- culum at Kirkwood Communi- college this spring. The course is for persons Alcoholism Center IOWA CITY The University of Iowa alcoholism center v hold its eighth annual banquet at noon Sunday at the Oakdale campus. A coffee hour starting at 11 a.m. will precede the noon banquet, which will feature a guest speaker, Bob M., a member of the board of trustees of the General Governing Board of Alcoholics New York City. Anonymous in Let a want ad help you solve your buying or selling Jems! Dial 398-8234. prob- ishing training to take preparatory before entering Kirk- wood's two-year degree pro- gram in horse husbandry, ac- cording to Allen Peterson, coor- dinator of agribusiness and nat- ural resources programs at the college. The course will cover tech- niques of horse training, fun- damentals of horsemanship, rid- ing and nutrition-health. Tuition is for the 12-week course. Classes will meet Monday and Wednesday each week from 3 to 6 p.m. Persons interested should contact the Kirkwood agricul- ture education office, 398-5524 in Cedar Rapids. !y Les Zacheis The Cedar Rhapsody chapter of the Sweet Adelines reeled off the opening performance of its annual extravaganza Friday night in Jefferson high school auditorium. This year's edition of the show, "For the Love of is a visual evening of beauty in sight and sound. The Cedar Rhapsody chorus, 85 voices strong, under the di- rection of Sally Eggleston, was again the cornerstone of the production. Immaculately rehearsed and minutely disciplined, the large chorus appeared in two sections of the program. The stunning array of costumes provided Ihe patrons with an intriguing visu- al spectacle. Guests of the evening were the "Latest a quartet composed of a pair of blondes, a redhead and a brunette from In- dependence, Mo. Well-Balanced A smooth and well-blended group, very svelte in appear- ance, the four offered a well- balanced selection of songs, the most outstanding being their "Hands of Time" (Brian's and a subtle, yet inloxi- caling "Ridin1 in a Chariot to the Heavenly The guost group had some pretty stiff competition in the "Caravelles" a and the "New pair of excellent quartets composed of members drawn from the host chorus. The former excelled in its rhythmic, "Beautiful while the latter shined with the reflective, "Love Is a Many Splendored Solo Dance Jan Beane appeared in a brief, but effective solo dance routing to "Start of Something Big" by the full chorus. Also as guests were the Harmony Hawks barbershop chorus, under the direction of Len Bjclla and Chuck Traylor. Its repertoire of barbershop standards was leavened by a moving arrangement of a maj- estic sacred hymn melody, "Cool featuring the fine solo voice of Chuck Worsfold. Both large choruses combined forces for a pageant-like presen- tation of "01' Man with Vern Horsky as soloist for a grand finale. All in all, a slick evening of barbershop harmonies the only drawback being that not all good singers arc necessarily good story tellers. The show repeats tonight al Jefferson auditorium with cur- lain al 8. Cedar Kapids (cacher for 30J years, died Friday afternoon at the home of her sister, Mrs. A.VV. Salisbury, in Macotnb, 111. Born June at Ottumwa she attended Iowa Wesleyan col- lege and received a degree in public school music from Ober- lin, Ohio, college. She received an MA from the University of Iowa. She taught at Anamosa befo coming to Cedar Rapids a moved to Macomb five yea ago. She was a member of WL ey United Methodist church Macomb; Delta Kappa Gamm AAUW, Psi Mil and the Anam sa chapter of OES. Survivors include her sisti md a brother, John W. Reuse Ceciar Rapids. Services: Monday at 1 p.m. Wesley United Met hod is church, Macomb. Gravesid services: Monday at Aspe Grove cemetery, Burlingto Friends may call at Clugston f neral home, Macomb, from 7 9 Sunday. Friends, if they wis may contribute to the America Cancer Society. ;15y Mike Deupree Edith Meyer Edith Buchanan Meyer, 84, c 2030 First avenue NE, a Ceda Rapids resident most of her It and an employe of Chandler an Son for 50 years before retirin in 1971, died in a Cedar Rapit hospital Saturday following arief illness. Born Sept. 19, 1889, at Noi way, she had made her horn with Ethel Pirie and Eva Hers chel for over 50 years. Mrs. Meyer was a member o entral Park Presbyteria church, the American Legio Star of Maine Rebe tan lodge and Cedar chaptej OES. Surviving is a stepbrother Delbert Turner, Marion. Services: Turner chapel eas at p.m. Tuesday, by th ?ev. Allen Van Cleve. Burial Cedar Memorial cemetery 'riends may call at Turner eas mtil 1 p.m. Tuesday. The eas cet will not be opened after th service. Mrs. Arbie Welton Ada Welton, 84, of 1122 Fifth treet NW, a resident of Ceda Rapids for, 55 years, died Friday vening in a Cedar Rapids nurs ng home. Born Feb. at Crocker she was married to Arbii Velton in Cedar Rapids. Sin vas a member of the Ellis Park Church of God and the Ladie. lissionary Society. Surviving are three daugh ers, Mrs. Donald Randall o Tucson; Mrs. Irvin Williams ol Lincoln, Neb., and Mrs. Lester Villiams of Cedar Hapids; three ons, Earl and Lewis of Cedar Rapids, and Paul of Marion; 18 randchildren; eight great randchildren, and a sister, Ava rietchall of St. Joseph, Mo. Services: Tuesday at 11 a.m Beatty-Beurle chapel con ucted by the Rev. John Little, urial: Cedar Memorial cemc- ery. Friends may call at the iapel after 1 p.m. Sunday. (Conlinued from Page 1.) ing a large chunk of delegate; just one primary, such as alifornia's which gave the no- minee, George McGovern, near- f 20 percent of the needed dele- ates. Although Friday's vote makes le rules the official party poli- y, the national committee sked the compliance review ommission, which will super- se their implementation, to ecommend if changes should 3 made. Referred to Panel Chairman Robert S. Strauss eadcd off a challenge from the ate chairman by referring to e compliance panel the ques- on of how the new rules will pply to slate party activities csides delegate selection. The meeting took place within minimum of discord amid alls for unity and compromise. The rules require the states to tablish affirmative action pro- rams to encourage broad par- cipation "in Ihe delegate selcc- on process and in all party af- irs." Several chairmen complained at this could result in med- ing in their stale and local ac- vilies. The affirmative action pro- rams under which stales would evclop Ihcir delegate selection ans in 1975 before Ihe 1976 bal- e begins, are designed to re- acc the controversial 1972 pro- sion which led to virtual uolas for women, minorities and young people. SAFELY Representatives of burglar alarm companies complained Friday the system maintained by the police department repre- sents unfair competition and an invasion of free enterprise by city government. In a meeting with the city council and representatives of the police department, Robert Visek and Jess Fandel asked the city to get out of the alarm business. Visek is president of Mid- America Alarm Service Marion, and Fandel is president of Fandel, Inc., Cedar Rapids. Although they took no acion one way or another, councilmen appeared to be unimpressed by the arguments presented by the business men. LEAA Grant The controversy goes back to a grant from the Law Enforce- ment Assistance Administration (LEAA) in 1969 for installation of 350 silent burglar alarms. The program was intended to reduce crime by making alarms avail' able lo small businesses that could not otherwise afford (Item. When the grant expired, (he city tooR over operation of Ihe system. The police department is now operating 303 alarms on a non-profit basis, with a monih- ly charge of to each business. Systems purchased from and installed by private businesses, such as those operated by Visek and Faiidel, are wired into the same monitoring board at the police station as the alarms operated by the city. Monthly Charge The police departmenl charges monthly to the private com- panies for each alarm. The private business -men have complained bitterly about :he situation in the past because :hey say they are unable to compete on an equal basis with .he police department. Visek operates 46 alarms-and Visek said his lowest charge per month, of which Robinson Charges Banking Chief 'Anti-Credit Union goes (o the police department for its monitoring system. Fandoi been treated he fee's he lias unjustly by the By Randy Minkoff DBS MOINES (UPI) ?edar Rapids lawmaker Frida varned that the approval Dunn as superintendent o >anking in Iowa could jeopari ze the future of credit unions owa. Sen. Cloyd Robinson (D-Ceda iapids) was one of two senator vho voted against the confir nation of Dunn' in the low enate on Friday. Sen. Gen Cennedy (D-Dubuque) was th (her lawmaker casting a dis enting vote in the 44-2 vote. Push Backwards? Robinson said Dunn's pre- ious anti-credit union stanc ould push the advancement Reynolds Seeks Demo Nod for Atty. Genera DES MOINES James H Reynolds, 35, Dubuque trial law er, today announced that h 'ill make his second bid for th 'emocratic nomination for al orney general. Reynolds opposed Richarc urner, Republican, in the 197 eneral election. The main thrust of Reynolds ampaign will be a return o ublic office to the people. "Fo oo long government and its bu eaucrate have told people wha ley need and want; it's time ley stopped and listened tc the people say. This specially true of the powerfu 'fices as that of attorney gen where the office can be ome an instrument of persona musement rather than the pub c trust it should Reynolds aid. "I, pledge that I will discharge tie duties of attorney genera ot by whim or fancy .or for ublicity, but will do so in rofessional manner in keeping ith Iowa's reputation for quali and common sense." Reynolds was assistant county .torney from 1965 to 1967 and as been in the private practice Dubuque with the firm ol eynolds, Kenline, Breitbach, cCarthy Clemens since 1967. terns Taken from Church Recovered MANCHESTER (UPI) An nonymous telephone call has d to the recovery of the taber- iclc and a ciborium taken om St. Mary's Catholic church ere earlier this week. Delaware County Sheriff Bert ledge said the items were und in the shallow water of a eek on the southeast edge of anchester after the Rev. Jus- Kress, the church pastor, ceived an anonymous call lursday. The sheriff said two male ju- niles were questioned Friday id they admitted taking part the theft. The sheriff said the two were leased into the custody of cir parents, and he said two icr boys also were wanted for estioning theft. in connection with 20 VEAllS AfiO Puerto co Gov. Luis Marin said that s country was a dependent of e U.S. by choice and indig- nity denounced the shooting American congressmen. Iowa credit unions back 20 years.'-' The Cedar Rapids Democra who has served as a forme credit union manager and treas urer, said previous banking su perintendents have done "a they could" to eliminate 'an mistrust between the unions an the banking interests in th state, "There's something wron with having the department banking oversee the cred union regulation in this, state, Robinson said. "However, we'v been able to overcome this 'cor flict of interest in the past be cause' the superintendents hav done all they could to promot good communications." However, Robinson said Dunn who has served in an interim capacity in the past, "has faile to show to me" that he woul continue good relations an would change his apparent op Msition to credit unions in th state. There are approximatel; members of credi .inions in Iowa, and Robinso said they "represent what can lappen when members of community work together an rarrow together." Consumer Code "I don't make a practice o 'oting against the appointment of persons in -state govern Robinson said. "But thi man has yet to prove tc members of credit unions tha deserves their trust. I wi] vatch him, believe me." Robinson said part of the 'conflict of interest" problem could be alleviated with passagi )f the uniform consumer credi code, which cleared the senate tate government committee his week and is due for debate n the upper chamber later this Tionth. He said :redit unions would no longer be egulated by the banking de lartment and would have their iwn director. under the bill, the (Continued from Page 1.) st" and use of political spies to nfiltrate Democratic cam- taigns. "Many of these actions by our overnment have been defendec n grounds of national securi- Hart said, "but we have ome to understand that there is wide range of constitutional buses a determined political perative can seek to have ex- used under the comfortable mantle." Hart said the President ought to paint the threat to pri- acy mostly in terms of mod- rn, computerized technology. "We have learned to our rc- ret that, with or without so- Msticaled technology, unprin- ipled men can find ways to in- ade our Hart said. A crowbar, after all, is a ather simple machine used to immy a door." He said Nixon is sin- ere, he should publicly order veryone in his administration refrain from political spying any kind and should support senate-passed bill to prohibit Hilary personnel from spying n American citizens. police department. He was lotd lie would receive tlie contract for installing the 350 alarms in Die original grant, he said, but Ihe contract later went to a New Jersey firm. Could Compete Visck, in reply (o a question by Safety Commissioner James Steinbeck, said lie probably could compete with Ihe city if he did not have to pay the charge to the police depart- ment. Even with the same rate, how- ever, he said competition would ae difficult because most men would rather work the police than with a private company. He said ho felt "oppressed" y the police in the matter, and said he was told by former Chief George Matias and former Asst. Chief Carl Badger that if he didn't stop "raising hell" tbout the situation, his alarms would be disconnected. Approved Alarms Visek, citing reasons why pri- vate industry should take over the system, said alarms in- stalled and maintained by his company are approved by Un- derwriters Laboratory and thus make the liiarm owner eligible for lower insurance rates. This isn't the case with police alarms, he said. Steinbeck said the city doesn't consider the alarm system a business, but instead believes it is a crime prevention function. Mayor Don Canney repeatedly asked Visek and Fandel why private companies should be al- lowed to take over the system. Counter Query They countered by asking why the police should be involved in private enterprise. Canney said the purpose of the program would be ill-served if the a'arms were too expen- sive for small businesses to in- stall. Visek said he could lower his rates if he had 300 alarms in service and did not have to pay a fee to the police department, but he said he cannot match the city's charge under the present system. Steering Failure In Pickups Told WASHINGTON (AP) The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it has .re- ceived and verified several re- ports of steering failures in some Chevrolet and GMC pick- up trucks. were identified as 1971-72 Chevrolet models C-10, G-10 and P-10 and 1971-72 GMC mpdels C-1500, G-1500 and P- 500. The safety administration urged owners to be alert to any oosemess in vehicle steering and to seek immediate inspec- jon of the steering system. It also urged owners to report allures to it. .R. Man Faces Weapons Charge Dennis Morningstar, 26, of 1305 B avenue NE, has been charged inder a "manner of convey- mce" statute for allegedly hav- ng a .22 cal. rifle fully loaded in lis car. Police reported finding the ;un while making a routine heck of his car parked in Mo- awk park late Friday. Morningstar was released the county jail Saturday to he custody of the community ourt services. Selli Suspended From Practice SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 'lamboyant trial lawyer Mclvin elli has been suspended for 30 ays from the practice of law in atifornia. The California supreme courl riday ruled 6-1 that he violated ate rules of professional con- .ict by soliciting business irough advertising or other ncans. It cited, among other things, ds in the New York Times and cw Yorker showing Belli's pic- ure with his endorsement of a I Scotch whisky. SoyltWilhFlowors With Originals from PIERSON'S'S" 1800 Ellis Blvd. NW FLOWERPHONE 366-1826 For 61 years flowers for all occasions JOHN L YPIvS Convonfonf dowiito4'.n Avenue 365.0511- ;