Cedar Rapids Gazette, March 8, 1974, Page 5

Cedar Rapids Gazette

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - March 8, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Suif Contends Company Promised To Buy Crop Friday night, snow will fall in -the northern Rockies, changing to rain throughout the mid and southern Rockies as well as in southern California, the Lakes area and portions of the northeast. The Weather Hioli temperatures Thursday, low 1cm- peralures overnight and Inches of pre- cinilallon: Anchorage 17 B L. AnqelCS 5849 1.75 Atlanta Bismarck Chlcano Denver Duluth Honolulu Houston 21 16 .03 Mln'apolls 40 34 60 39 N. Orleans 63 New York 4! 47 Phoenix 71 S3 Seattle Washing ton 7252 .12 Extended forecast Fair Sun- day through Tuesday with little or no chance of precipitation. Lows near 20 Sunday and in the 30s Monday and Tuesday. Highs 40s Sunday and 50s Monday and Tuesday. C. R. Weather High Thursday...............57 Low overnight ...............39 Noon Friday .................45 2 p.m. Friday ................46 Precipitation Total for March ............1.21 Normal for March ..........2.48 Normal through March .....5.02 Total for 1974 ...............3.17 Barometer, steady ........29.90 Humidity at noon......... Wind direction and velocity at Gazette weather station at 2 p.m. E at 14 mph. Sunrises Saturday, sets, Year Ago Today High, 52; "'low 34; rainfall, .01. Traveler's Forecast -s Saturday S Weather, Hi-Lo "Bismarck ......PtCldy 33-15 Chicago ........Tslvwrs 57-39 Cincinnati ......Cloudy 68-38 h Cleveland ......Cloudy 56-32 Des Moines .....Cloudy 48-34 Detroit ........Cloudy 49-33 Indianapolis .PtCldy 73-45 Kansas City........Fair 82-45 .....Cloudy 45-32 r Mpls.-St. Paul .Cloudy 40-20 r Okla. City.......PtCldy 78-55 T Omaha.........PtCldy 50-30 r Sioux Falls......Cloudy 45-21 I." Degree Days w Thursday................. 21 Total to date Through March 7, 1973 Percent of normal year .80.69 Total normal year j; Coralville Lake E Pool level Friday........675.11 Luke1; March 7 To the families ol i" Joseph Seng, 2916 E avenue NE, a daughter; Efl F. Handlcy, 1810 Twentieth street NW, a son; Donald M. Schucliart, Vin- i- ton, a son; Duanc Walter, Swisher, a daughter; Robert D. L. D o I s o n 1235 Fourteenth street, Marion, a daughter; I.' Wane Mulhollaml. 758 Fifth avenue, Marion, a daughter. Births March 7 Mr. and Mrs. Martin Zieser, Palo, a son. Marriage Licenses Debra Thomas aiid Gary Reid, both oC Hiawatha. Jaca- ]yn Soberg, Cedar Rapids, and James Bell, Heasnor. Deborah T Roberts, Cedar Hapids, and Wayne Baker, Urbana. J. Marriages Dissolved Stella Ann and Edward C i" Ncff. Rosalie M. and Davitl I. i' Emrich. Kathleen A. and Davic C. Bnburck. Rebecca Ann and Bruce Ncwlin Skew. Joyce M and Gerald R, Mathcws. Pcffiy t. Linda and Bruce Obicchinski. Fires a.m. Thursday. Short ii television set at 149 Droadmort road NW. a.m. Thursday. T known cause iRiiHnl Irnsli SOI 1C avenue NW. R-1S p.m. Thursday. Un- known cause lunllcil leaves n1 Forest drive and Jllllcrcst dnvi SB. v Magistrate's Court Snc-ediitK thinnld neolic Central City; fined and rasls. Brlmi Peterson, Whoa Inn I Barren Block, Dako S City; Mnher Klimol, flllB Fourll I i .To TV Wcnwl, lOW Nliith live ,'e, Mnrlon; flmid Biivnv, ton Km- W; Willie Zanders, 1600 Sixth avenue SE; each fined and costs. Driver's license violation La v c r n Stoecker, Walker; Mahci- Kamcl, 605 Fourth street SW; each lined and costs. Steve Weidcnbacker, Lon Ellers, 2604 Falbrook drive NE each fined. and costs. Vehicle control violation Robert Early, 1127 Third street SW; fined and costs. Improper turn JoAnn Bopp, 301 Bezdek drive NW; fined and costs. Failure to stop Kinhai Yang, Iowa City; fined and costs. Faulty equipment Thomas Terrell, Swisher; fined and costs. Striking unattended Vehicle Lon Ellers, 2604 Falbrook drive NE; lined and costs. Meter violation Adrain Beaudry, Eldora; fined and costs. Failure to follow marked highway Arnold Lanning 1622 Texas avenue NE; finec and costs. Traffic signal violation Dennis Wordehofl, 226 Four- teenth street NE; John O'Dell 4225 Sherman street NE; Mi- chael Brooks, route two, Cedai Rapids; each fined arid costs. Iowa Deaths; :Olin Mrs. Emma Williams, 81. Services p.m. Saturday t Hayden funeral Olin. Brooklyn Charles Sutphin 3. Nevenhoven's. Wintlirop. Sabinc Anna 'opp, 86. Services Monday al :30, Fawcelt's, where friends ay call after Sunday. (Continued from Page 1.) aptive in a hotel or motel bul id not know the locality. He said there were three peo- le in the car that let him off in ront of the restaurant two men and a red-headed woman. In developments on other re ent kidnapings: Another massive distribution f free food to San Francisco Bay area poor was to take' place oday, tha fourth financed by .andolph Hearst in an effort to ree his daughter, Patricia.. A. Ludlow Kramer, executive lirector of People in Need, ban Iling the food distribution. sai( Thursday: "More than ood packets costing lave been distributed." People in Need increased the [timber of distribution centers o 13 for Friday, the most so ar, and estimated at leas packets would be handed mt by its volunteer helpers. Kramer estimated that the iriguial commilmcn rom Hearst and the William Randolph Hearst Foundation vould probably enable the pro ;ram to continue "for anothci our weeks." A Lilburn, Ga., couple face nrraignmcnt Friday on a tola f nine charges stemming fron he abduction of. an Atlanta newspaper editor, Reg Murphy. A federal grand jury bandec. down indictments Thursda' charging William A. H. Wil lams, 33, with extortion and si: counts. His wife, Belt) Ruth, 26, was charged with aid ing and abetting extortion am "ailing to report a crime. Federal officials said Ih grand jury found there was ii sufficient evidence to prov Murphy was taken across slat incs to justify federal kidntipin; charges. District Attorney Ricl ard Bell hns snid he would h vcstigalc to sec if there was ev donee to justify stntc charges. In Ronnoke, Vu., Belly. An Van Balcn, kidnaped Wcdnes day, wns rclcnscd Thui'sdn Tho Pooplo Who Do Mora with Flowori For You 1 BOO Ulli Blvd. NW FLOWERPHONE 366-1826 Tier payment of ran- om. Mrs. Eugene Frost, her sister, aid the victim gave authorities description of one of her ab- uctors and said he once at her husband's Vir- inia Fiberglass Products, Inc. The FBI said Friday that war- ants have been issued for arry Cole, 27, an ex-convict, nd his wife on charges of kid- aping Mrs. Van Balen. Agents [entitled Cole as a former em- loye of her husband. Mrs. Van Balen, in her 40s, 'as released in West Virginia, nd authorities were checking notels and hotels in the Fayet- eville and Charleston areas for le suspects. She is a partner in a realty rm. A family spokesman sale he was abducted by someone vith whom she had made an ap- ointment to show a piece o eal estate. 3rown Suggests Public Advocate Against Lobbyists In a stalistic-cramme address Friday noon, a trans lortation consultant from 'low lity proposed creation of a pul ic advocate program in Iowa t iffset the effect of "the spec! nterest lobbyist. "If we are 16 obtain govern nental action in the public in erest, as opposed to special in crest legislation, public ac ocale positions must be es ablished at all levels of govern ment." Dr. George VI. Brown, al hough speaking at the seconi n a series of Lenten luncheon at the Embassy club, deviate! rom the strictly religious. Starts with Data He launched his speech wit an assortment of data dealin vith such subjects as fuel con umption, freight movemen and public transportation, air and and water pollution, a [lustrations of special interes idverse impacts on the natioi >y special interest groups. Something must be dom o save us from the horror irogrammed into our future' said. "Political action is th ncmbers of governmental agon cics will act in a rational man icr, providing they have an op lorlunity to hear a case pro icntcd for action comparable ii ixpertisc to the case presenlei >y the special interest lobbyist. "Sufficient Expertise" 'The public advocate mus have sufficient expertise at h command to present a siibslan i a 1 and factual argumcn against the proposals conlinua y brought before the agencic >y special interest groups.. "Iowa offers a good cnviroi ncnt for development of n pio iccr public advocate progran lobbyists have been e 'ectivc in Iowa for a wide var ety of issues. If concerned ciliv.ens can I: organized to push for this on najnr reform issue, Iho rcsull could be impressive over n wit sped rum of crucial problem nnd offer a pattern for fcdcn legislation. "Wo must bring Demo racy to our political process before we all succomb to I ravages of corporate did (Continued from I'age 1.) (interstate transiwrlation of Minsl airoMiTc'defendanls, fraudulently-obtained property., large the alleged scheme! Northern, the aok place in the years 1971 sccd lo 20 of whom paid for the seed and received nothing. The Thf Cedar Rapids Gazette: Frl., Star. 8, 1971 Cedar Rapids Obituaries 173. Interstate Seed Brokers faces counts of mail fraud, fraud wire and violations of the dcral seed act which makes it nlawful to disseminate false dvcrtising in selling seed. 11 is so accused of interstate trans- Ttation of fraudulenlly-ob- ined properly. According to the indictment, e firm sold 30 seed-oats dea- rships in North Dakota, Min- esota and Iowa for sums rang- g from to per 'imty territory. The indictment said the firm a d e representations that calers would get commissions r seed handled, but in fact aid commissions only as Donald Rogers, awimtni ..y farmm.lActive Mason, Legionnaire, Dies charges said Ihe seed was lo ltoficrs. of 1811 have been of a special top-yield sw- dicd Friday variety, but was, in fact, a Ion8 illncss- ife nad clay tactic in furtherance of ic alleged scheme. Purchase Offer The charges say seed oats ere sold by Interstate to 418 rmers in western Iowa at rices to above market by promising that it would uy back the crop at a bushel ver market price. The firm is accused of pur- lasing bushels of seed ut not paying for it. The seed as delivered to dealers and armers, and then, the indict- lent said, the defendants fled. Altogether, the gainst Interstate indictment said the armers, dealers, four truckers, i newspapers and four tele- hone companies sufferec in losses. Northern Seed is charged in 7'counts in an alleged similar cheme involving 17 dealer-dis- Same Charges It faces the same charges as nterstate, with 'the exception ol quality. In addition to farmers, Ihe in- dictments said two printers and :0 newspapers in the northeast owa area suffered estimated osscs of American Scud faces 11 counts with similar charges ex- cept violation of the federal seed act. It sold dealerships in "Ilinois, Minnesota and Mis- ;ouri, but did not sell any seed, according to the indictment. Suffered Losses The indictment, says K4 ncws- >apers and a telephone com- >any had estimated losses of as a result of the alleged scheme. Krop-King was indicted on 57 counts, and faces the same charges as Interstate, plus that of transporting misbranded socd in interstate commerce. The Grand Forks firm, the in- dictment says, sold seed to 317 "armers, saying it was also a special top-yielding variety. Total losses in this case, the in- dictment estimates, are been an agent for Prudential In- surance Co. for 30 years before etircmenl in 1960. Horn Oct. 25, 1896, in Clinton ounty, he was married to the ortncr Vera Colip, July Cedar Rapids. He was a member of Trinity United Meth- dist church, having served as lead usher for 22 years; was a member more than 50 years of rlizpah lodge and past if the Wapello Masonic lodge. He was a lifetime member of Conducted Probe Assistant U.S. Atty. Alan Kir- shen said the investigation was conducted by several altornej general offices, other slate of- ficials, and the Black Hawk county sheriff's office. Federal Postal Inspector B. S Bilsing of Des Moines headed the probe. Kirshen said an arraignmen date of April 8 in Sioux City fed oral court has been set for In terstate Seed Brokers. Arraign ment times for the others charged have not been set. DR. A. N. HUMISTON he American Legion, helped or- ganize and was the first com- mander of the Wapello Legion lost, was currently a member of Past Commanders club of the and Hanford post of the jOgion. He was a member of: he Men's club of Trinity church and of Hi Twelve club. In addition to his wife he is survived by a daughter, Betty Ware, Cedar Rapids, and a irothcr, Eugene Rogers, New London. y Gladwin Services: Noon Monday at Trinity United Methodist church .by Ihe Rev. Ernest Lar- son and Mizpah lodge. Burial: tedar Memorial, where military services will be conducted by ;he Legion. Friends may call at Turner chapel west until 9 p.m. Sunday and at the church from a.m. until a.m. Mon- Myrvon Vaughn (Buzz) Glad- win, 72, of 399 Twenty-eighth avenue SW died Thursday eve- ning following a short illness. He was a retired employe of enick and Ford. Born May 4, 1901, in Blairs- wn, lie had been a resident of edar Rapids most of his life, e and the former Bertha Lar- in were married June 23, 1923, Cedar Rapids. In addition to his wife, he is urvived by two sons, Vaughn yrvon, Fort Smith, Ark., and aryl, Cedar Rapids, and seven A. N. Humiston Dies, Longtime Dentist in C.R. Dr. Albert N. Humiston, 78, ol 4242 C avenue NE, a retired den- tist and former chairman of tha Iowa conservation commission, died in a Cedar Rapids hospital Thursday. Dr. Humiston established his dental practice in Cedar Rapids in 1919 shortly after his gradua- tion from the University of Iowa college of dentistry. He also was a graduate of Upper Iowa col- lege, Fayette. He retired in 1971.' Long active in outdoor sports, Dr. Humiston served on (ho con- servation commission six years, including one year as its chair- day. The casket not be after the service. The suggests that friends opened family may, if they wish, contribute to the building fund of Trinity United Methodist church or the building fund of the American Legion. All Master Masons are asked to meet at the church by a.m. to attend the service. Favors If Second Liquor Warehouse Authorizes By Frank Nye DES MOINES If the legifr lature okays constriifctiorr'pf a second state liquor warehouse it should be located "in the area of Cedar ac- cording to Director Holland Gallagher of the Iowa beer and liquor commission. However, Gallagher said, it appears advantages to be gained (from a satellite warehouse) do not justify the additional expenditures In support of a Cedar Rapids area location, he pointed out the city is the ap- proximate center of the east- ern section of Iowa and a warehouse there could service 29 counties with 67 stores that account for 40 percent of the state's annual liquor sales. Gallagher said planned new stores at Durant and Dubuque will bring the number of .tores to 69 soon. Gallagher made the state- ments in a report prepared for the house-senate state de- partments appropriations sub- committee, of which Rep. Wally Horn (R-Ccdar Rapids) is a member. Horn said he has been in- formed by Robert Faxon, ex- ecutive director of the Cedar Rapids Chamber of Com- merce, that the city has the five acres Gallagher said is needed for a warehouse on ground adjacent to both the interstate highway and railroads. Gov. Robert Ray recom- mended the legislature spend million for a new liquor warehouse. Such a building should con- tain only .square feet if added to Ihe state's only present warehouse at Camp Dodge near DCS Moines. Million Cost But a new warehouse built outside Des Moines would have to be about square feet, Gallagher said, and would lake million lo build instead of million. (i a 11 a g h e r said present warehousing needs of the commission "are being inade- quately served by the squaro-foot facility nt Camp Dodge." He snid the Cmup Dodge building went into npenilinn in mid .since (hen the num- ber of items carried has more than tripled and the number of .cases of liquor handled has doubled. "This lack of space has caused many serious prob- lems, all of which have great- ly reduced operating effi- ciency of the storage and dis- tribution Gallagher said. The question, Gallagher said, is whether to build an addition to the present ware- house or build a second ware- house. He said both courses have "distinct advantages and disadvantages." Improve Service A Cedar Rapids warehouse would improve service, to the eastern side of Iowa and at a transportation saving of be- tween to a year, Gallagher said. Products received from the eastern U.S. would save more money through lower freight rates, he continued, while the opposite would be true of products coming from the west. A second warehouse, how- ever, would require additional staff which would not be nec- essary if the Camp Dodge warehouse were expanded. Another disadvantage would be the necessity of providing some duplicate equipment for a second warehouse, which would not be needed in an ad- dition al Camp Dodge. He estimated annual dupli- cation costs would run to Inventory control and com- munications would be prob- lems at a warehouse outside DCS Moines, he said, even as it is now at Camp Dodge. "A building could lie con- structed and leased back lo the department for between and per year, or a minimum of over ,a 15-year Gal- lagher said. "If an adequate existing building were available it could possibly be leased for less Fuel Savings Concluding his report, Gal- lagher snid: "From a service viewpoint there is no question but that a ,second warehouse .offers, the potential forj vast improve- ment of service to Eastern Iowa. "Splitting the workload be- tween two locations could also improve the over-all service to the remaining 70 counties as well. "The satellite warehouse would also be the only accept- able alternative if saving gas- oline and diescl fuel was the primary criterion used in eval- uating the two proposals. "However, the costs in- volved in achieving either ob- j e c t i v c are substantially higher than if the existing warehouse were expanded. "Some of the other disad- vantages inherent in the operation of a second ware- house could be alleviated in time through extensive use of electronic data processing and remote terminals; but again, not without additional costs in equipment and manpower. "At this time, it appears the potential advantages to be gained by establishing a satel- lite warehouse do not justify the additional, expenditures that would be required to achieve them." Courf Three Sentenced As Drunk Drivers Three men appeared in mag- istrate's court Monday and plec ;uilty to charges of drunk driv- ing. Harry Schminkcy, 1235 D ave- nue, Marion; Paul Benncle, jr. 931 Old Marion road NE, and Edgar Frecmont, Winnebago; Neb., were given 60-day sus- pended jail sentences and or- dered to attend the school foi drunk drivers at Kirkwood Com munity college in lieu of fine and costs. Schminkcy was arrested Dec He Memberships was a member of the Izaak Walton League, First Con- gregational Masonic church, Crescent lodge, York Rite Bodies, El Kahir Shrine, Noon Lions club and the Elks club, which honored him as Elk of the year in 1973. He was a past president of the Linn County and-Iowa Assns. of Dentistry, a member of the American Assn. of Den- tistry and American College of randchildren. Dentistry and had served on Services: a.m. Monday !hf of Commerce leg- t Turner chapel west by the Native board. .ev. E. Wayne Ryan. Burial: Born July 10, 1895, in Fayette edar Memorial cemetery, wtf may call at Turner former Dorothv hapel west until 10 a.m. Mon- 1921, at West Union Dr. ay. The casket will not pened after the service. be Humiston had been a Cedar Rapids resident 55 years. Survivors Mrs. Charles Hollenhors Surviving in addition to his Martha Hollenhors, 73, of 1614 wife are two sons, Jarnes E., 'ark avenue SE, widow of LaCrosse, Wis., and John D., Charles Hollenhors, died Friday Marina, Calif.; five grand- after a short illness. Born children, and two sisters, March 7, 1901, Mrs. Hollenhors Florence Humiston, Fayette, had been a resident of Cedar and Mrs. Frank Fiedler, Moun- Rapids since 1947. tain Home, Ark. Surviving are two daughters, Services: Turner chapel east Mrs. Melvin Thielber, McCook, at 3 p.m. Saturday by the Rev. Neb., and Mrs. Arliss Ebert, Glenn Bender. Masonic services Salinas, Kan., and several will be conducted at graveside grandchildren. in Cedar Memorial cemetery by Services: Saturday at 2 p.m. Crescent lodge, in Brady-Kuba funeral home by Friends may call at the funer- the Rev. Clarence Frana. al home until Burial: Sisley Grove cemetery, day. The casket will not be Friends may call attdar Rapids resident, died Feb. 27 at San Leandro, Calif., after a short illness. She was born in Cedar Rapids "Jov. 9, 1899, and- married Lloyd 3. Kenyon. She lived in Califor- nia most of her married life. Surviving in addition to her lusband are two brothers, Leon- ird Broulik of Cedar Rapids, ind Ernest Broulik of Oakland, Calif., and a sister, Mrs. Paul voenig of Central City. Memorial services be Want ads will help you find losl items, use (hem for quick results! Dial 398-8234. 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