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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - March 10, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Daily Record C. R. Weather High Saturday............. 53 6 p.m. Saturday 11 p.m. 47 Rainfall..................Nonc Total for March........... 1.21 Normal for March Normal through March 502 Total for 1974..............3.17 Barometer, rising.........30.16 Humidity at 6 p.m.........70% Wind direction and velocity at Gazette weather station at 6 p.m. N at 25 m.p.h. Sun rises Monday, sun sets, Year Ago Today High, 80; low, 38; rainfall, none. Births Mercy March 9 To the families of David Brill, Third street SE, a daughter; Dennis Kolda, route three, Cedar Bapids, a daughter. Births Luke1; March 8 To the families of Edward J. Sebastian, 3804 Johnson avenue NW, a daugh- ter; Max W. Hagcn, 3130 Coral lane SW, a daughter Thomas A. Roue, 5530 Sharon lane NW, a son; Larry D. Wal- derbach, 8A Tower Terrace Marion, a daughter; Timothy Feaker, Mt. Vcrnon, a daugh- ter; James L. LaGrange Amana, a son; Bewey D Dircks, Clarence, a daughter Steve Burgess, Vinton, a son. March 9 To the families Clark A. Levsen, 3501 Dennis drive NW, a daughter; Theo- dore Smyth, 1835 Twentieth street NW, a son; Melvin D SDlncr, 1847 B avenue NE, a son; Gary L. Kohwedder, 293 Twenty-fifth avenue SW, a daughter; Steven C. Schwab Belle Plaine, a son. Iowa Deaths Brooklyn Charles Sutphin, 83. Services Monday at 2, Ne- venhoven's. Cascade Nicholas J. Kremer, 29. Services Monday at St. Pauls Catholic church, Worthington. Hosary Sunday at 8, Kramer's, where friends may call after 2 Sunday. Kcota Ed Conklin, 86. Ser- vices Monday at 2, Powell's. Ma nchestcr Adelaide Connell, 89. Private services Monday, Bohnenkamp's. Mechanicsville Otis E. Lo- vell, 87. Homer's. Monona Thomas Scully, 71, rural Luana. Services Mon- day at 11, St. Patrick's Catholic church. Hosary Sunday at Schultz', where friends may call. Parncll Mary Raher, 86. Services Monday at" 10, St. Jo- seph's Catholic church. Hosary Sunday at McSwiggin and Uhlmann. South English. Ward Stoner, 65. Services'Sunday at Powell's, where friends may call after noon Sunday. Viola Letha C. Holland, 76. Services. Tuesday at United Methodist church. Mur- doch's in Springville, where friends may call after 1 Mon- day. Waukon Oswald Steinhart, 65. Services Monday at St. Mary's church, Hanover; Prayer. service Monday at 8, Bakke-Hanson, where friends may call after 2 Sunday. Galley Release Called Improper COLUMBUS, Ga. (UPI) Charging that Lt. William pal- ley was freed the army has asked the federal judge who set bail for him to reverse his decision. A motion was filed Friday in Georgia district court by gov- ernment lawyers asking Judge J. Robert Elliott to revoke bail. It was filed on bchaf of Army Secretary Howard "Bo" Callo- 'way, Maj. Gen. Thomas Tarpley, the Ft. Benning' commander, and Maj. Gen. George Prugh, army judge advocate general. Calley, who was convicted of the 1968 murders of 22 Vietnam- ese civilians at My Lai, was freed less than two weeks ago after being confined at Ft. Ben- ning since his 1971 conviction. Charged in Kidnaping Tclepholo The Fernandez brothers, Norberto (left) and Eiigio, are escorted to arraignment in Hackensack, N. J., Saturday. They are two of the -four suspects arrested late Friday by the FBI and charged with conspiring to kidnap and hold for ransom John Calzadilla, 8. Both pled innocent. (Continued from Page 1.) jacking an aircraft en route from Los Angeles to New York. Shot by Agent During that incident he de- manded the release of a prisoner being held in the Dallas jail and the release o ilack militant Angela Davis, the FBI'said. Trapneil was shot by an.EB! agent in New York who posei as a crew member. He was in :he Los Angeles jail awaiting action on a state charge. Hedberg, the FBI said, was jeing held following his arres Jan. 29 by local authorities on charges of unlawful flighh-1 avoid prosecution regarding a charge of assault: with a deadlj Weapon on a police officer. The FBI said the plans of thi !hree included a demand for and a'guarantee of po itical asylum in Sweden. Culver Criticizes Nixon Health Bill The proposed national .health Harold Hughes, who is retiring Briefs (More 'Briefs on page 20A) Parts Taken Brant Simp- son, of 407 Fourth avenue SW reported :theft of in.auto >arts from a shed at his resi- dence. ulltf (Mar IttjtttoJ telic iar Rapids, Iowa. Subscripti a week. B Sunday 6 I year: Issues ion rattTbv rarrlir U ctnls y moll: rilqhl coition an) Issues 53.25 a month, a Atlernoon editions and Sunday; 7 Issues a month, 525 a year. Other states and U.S. territories HO a year. No mall subscriptions ucceplcd In orcas having Goietto carrier service. The Associated ?ress Is entitled I cttlu; slycly Id the use lor republ all the I news printed In this newspa- per as well as all AP news dispatches. e local ne' swell as a Report Theft Nearly in merchandise was reported aken from Iowa Midland Sup- ply, 708 Third street SE. Juvenile Arrested A 17-year old male juvenile was arrested iaturday after he changed the irice tag on a pair of drapes al mart, 180 Collins road NE. Money Missing Violet Mc- Connell, 1106 Ninth street SE, reported that in cash was taken from her home Tuesday or Wednesday. Tools Taken Superior Wrecker, 2323 Coldstream ave- nue NE, reported tools valued at were taken Friday night or early Saturday. C.R. Man Arrested On Assault Charge Cedar Rapids police Saturday arrested Paul E. Willcoxson, 19, of 317 Elder lane NW, on a war- rant charging assault and bat- tery. He was released after posting bond. I'ttKSH Prumpi VtMViKtlS Hrlifnry I'KCK-S I H.OWIiH 50011 Center PI. Rd. N.E. 393-5565 CENTURY BURIAL VAULTS Since 11127 Charles, Henrietta, Charles Jr. Puclinbradsky MT. VRRNON S.K. 3B4-W8 JOHN K. LAPGS flowers 1909 Convonlanf (fownfotvn location 345-0311 _____ s insurance plan offered by Pres- ident Nixon is "a masterpiece o according to Rep John Culver. The remark was contained in a'speech prepared for delivery to area ten members of the United Paperworkers Interna tional union, which will con elude; a two-day convention a the Roosevelt hotel today. ;Culver, a Cedar Rapids Dem ocrat, is a candidate for the Democratic nomination to fil the senate seat now held 'b; Reagan Says Its "Too Early" for Decision, on 76 NEW'YORK GOV. Ronald Reagan of California said Saturday :he hasn't decided ivhether he would run for Pres- ident'or whether he would' c e p t appointment as president if the occasion arose. The 63-year-old Republican governor said at a news confer- ;nee it was "far too early" to consider a presidential race in 1976. "Sometime next year any of :hose of us who are being dis- cussed in that connection will lave to look at the .conditions Jien and make a he said. As... for. possible appointment as vice-president, should Pres- ident-Nixon resign or be im- jeached, Reagan said, "I hope :he situation will never occur when I would have to consider that." He said if it did occur, he would have to decide where his lay. "I feel rather strongly about completing my term as gover- nor of he said. Think small, use a Classified Ad for big results. Place your ad today! NOTICE! All winter decorations Will be Removed the week of March 18 Cedar Memorial from politics. The President's latest version of a national health insurance plan "denies benefits to many o the people who need them the Culver said. "Under the new Nixon plan the welfare poor have to pay 1 percent of their cash welfan funds for medical benefits be fore they can start to receive them." The 10 percent margin woul destroy :the average family' day-to-day ability to get 'by Culver said. don't mean said. "They'll have' their field much.if you hive to skip the rent'to make the downpayment. "For non-welfare workers, the out-of-pocket costs start at 6 per- cent .of. income.Jor-jthose fami- ies with incomes under a year. The average family, with an income; of: a year would have to pay out-of- locket costs before benefits would start. "This obviously would be a disaster for most people in that income bracket. "Realistically, most of the ipor simply couldn't make the required payments and wouk )e denied benefits. And even ;hose ,who robbed one necessity :o pay for another would simply ie thrust deeper into the well of joverty." In an earlier speech, Hugh Clark, president of the Iowa AFL-CIO, said a good work- men's compensation law was lassed last year. The AFL-CIO will review the recently passed collective bar- jaining bill next week in an a effort to determine its quality. Clark advised Iowa members o attend political party cau- cuses for the Up-coming elec- ,ions. "too much is at Clark said. The convention drew about 10 union members from Iowa, Visconsin, Minnesota, Upper Michigan, Nebraska, and North and South Dakota. When wimbfail say it milk flowers from PERSON'S FsZPer tar FTD FLORIST 1800 ELLIS BLVD. NW FLOWERPHONE 366-1826 NOVAK MONUMENT CO. FINE MEMORIALS SINCE 18S2 203 14th Ave. SE Phone 364-4439 Markers, Monuments and Private Mausoleums Cedar Rapids' OLDEST FAMILY OWNED Funeral Home Sixty-four rontliiimii.i yrar., In all Religions In Melm- liuliinn Cltilur HuyiMi Inclllilliif ihrlljunl Uniirli'uHmitiytlia llnlrmtty anil llniib- Wlllinin ,1. Slnutrl I..K., Jiimen K Slewnrl L.U., STEWART FUNERAL HOME formerly: Mniia (Continued from Page 1.) :hird change in that post 'during .he fuel shortage. Asked if he shared fears of some that the nation might be using up gasoline supplies need- ed later this year, Simon said :hat when the embargo began .ast fall, many senators, con- gressmen and "so-and-so ex- perts" were making dire predic- tions about what wouldxhappen by February or March. They were predicting that un- employment would rise to 8 to ib percent, utilities would face brownouts and blackouts, ahc industry would be making mas he said, adding th forecasts never came true. "So now, the doomsdayer have .switched to hi Fifth Person Arrested in NJ. Snatch WASHINGTON, (AP) The K1J1 arrested a fifth person Sat- urday and was searching for! more in connection with the kid- naping of 8-year-old John Cal- zadilla last Wednesday. FBI director Clarence Kelley said Maria Margaret Slarida, 17, was arrested at her resi- dence in Jersey City, N. J., and charged with conspiring to vio- late federal kidnaping statutes. She was field in Newark, N. J., and was to be taken before a U.S. magistrate as soon as one was available, the FBI said. Kelley added that information available to the FBI "indicates that other individuals are be- lieved to be involved in the kid- naping and that an extensive in- vestigation is under way to ap- prehend all involved." Earlier Report Earlier in the day, the FBI said it was searching for at least three more suspects. Arrested in the kidnaping were Norberto Fernandez, 17; his brother, Eligio, 19; Ricardo Tuero, 17, and Wilfredo Alvarez, 18, ail of Union City. The FBI said they were charged with violating federal kidnaping sta- tutes. The Fernandez brothers plead- ed innocent Saturday at their arraignment here before U.S. Magistrate Bruce Banta, who set bail at Eligio and for Norberto. Tuero and Alvarez also plead- ed for each was set at Other Suspects The report on additional sus- wcts came from J. Wallace La- Prade, special' agent in-charge of the FBI in Newark. LaPrade said the four arres- ted men and the boy's parents are natives of Cuba, but he dis- counted any political motives for the abduction. "This appears to be a kidnap ing for LaPrade saierto Fernandez and Alvarez LaPrade said Eligio Fernandez and Tuero took part in confining he boy and in arranging for the ransom. LaPrade said the break :hrough in the investigation came when the1 suspects' hiding place was found after the boys' release. He said 'the hideout was in Union City, but declined to be more specific. Rented Room Bruce Standler, a building su- lerintendent in Union City, .said Vorberto Fernandez had rented a room from him two weeks ago. Standler, who runs a tavern in he building, said he believed he boy was kept in the room He aid the FBI had found a sneak- er print left by the youngster on he premises, and that he him- elf had seen a red-headed voman with whom Alvarez re- tortedly had been living and at east two older Spanish people visiting the building. Standler said he had given the nformation to the FBI. Floyd Bean Nationally known jazz pianist, Floyd Bean, a resident of Cedar Rapids the last ten years, died at a local hospital Saturday. Bean, 69, had been ill only a short time. He had resided at 221 Fifteenth street SE. Mr. Bean played with the Bob Urosby band, Muggsy Spanier and Bob Scobey bands, and many other name orchestras. He recorded many songs, leing an arranger and compos- er also. Perhaps liis best known compositions were "Lazy Piano and "I Never Thought I'd Sing the Mr. Bean was a lifetime member of the musician's union. He had a lifetime associ- ation with the Chicago School of Jazz. Mr. Bean was born Aug. 30, 1904, at Ladora. He was mar- ried to Florence Schankle Sept, 7, 1937, at Davenport. Surviving in addition to his wife, are a. daughter, Patricia Swanson of Elk Grove, Village 111.; one brother, Ronald Bean of Deerfield, 111; and two grand children. Services: Turner chapel eas at a.m. Tuesday. Friend may call, at Turner's after p.m. Sunday, and until 10 a.m Tuesday. The casket will not b opened after the service. >The, family v suggests ths 'riends may, if they wish, con- :ribute to Cancer Society. A Cedar Rapids youth was cold but unharmed after being stuck in a quicksand-like mud- hole for more than two hours Saturday afternoon. Firemen were called to a tim- bered area east of East Post road SE shortly before 4 p.m., and had to dig out Tom Meyer, 14, of 418 Red Fox road SE, one leg at a time. The ordeal began shortly after oon when young Meyer, son of Ir. and Mrs. Donald Meyer, nd Mike Boley, 15, of 645 hirty-sixth street SE, decided i do some exploring. "I noticed there was a liltle ater in this one Meyer old The Gazette, "but didn't link too much about it." Both tepped in, but Boley was able o step out. The more young Meyer wig- led, the deeper he sank. Final- he was up to his waist. The iickey clay held his feet fast. oley went after a shovel, but iat didn't work. The ailed. ie youth out with a rope, but le mud held. on. Ladders were len placed across the mudhole, nd firemen began digging out he lad. A half hour later, he 'as freed. His parents had gone grocery hopping, and had begun to rorry about the two boys. On heir way home, elder rteyer said, they noticed-all the mergency equipment. They soon were filled .in on ie whole muddy matter. Memorial Services Tomlinson, Daniel L. Ser- vices 3 p.m. Monday at Turner chapel east by the Hev. James iange. Burial: Linwood cemer ery. Clifti Iris H. 3 p.m. Monday at the Olivet 'resbyterian church by the lev. Francis King. Friends may call at Turner chapel west until 9 p.m.. Sunday and at .the church after 10 a.m. Monday. Cedar Memorial. Berger, William A. Ser- 'ices p.m. Monday at irady-Kuba funeral home by he Rev. William B. Harnish. Burial: Cedar Memorial ceme- ery., Gladwin, Myron V, Ser- ices a.m. Monday; by he Rev. E.. Wayne''Ryan, at Turner chapel west. Friends iiimtmimiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiimmmiimmiiu TEAS-SEN FUNERAL HOME Since 1936 Marian F, Teahen Elden B. Rohn OWNER MORTICIAN Phone 36-M627 600 First Avc. NW" .......I We have so many beautiful ways to say something special FLORIST and GIFT SHOP 364-8139 phone answered 24 hours every day offer only the finest in Htn-i> BAXTER MEMORIAL CHAPELS MAKION: ,177-1538 MT. VKRNON: 895-8BOG 3 blocks nnrlli Block west of Library of Post Office may wesl call, at Turner chapel until 10 a.m. Monday. Rogers, Donald 2 noon Monday 3urial: Cedar Memorial ceme- ery. Services at Trinity Jnited Methodist church by the ?ev. Ernest Larson and Mizpah jOdge A. F. A. M. Friends nay call at Turner chapel rest until 9 p.m. Sunday and it the church from a.m. to a.m. Monday. Burial: ?edar Memorial cemetery. McKay, Ann E. Graveside ervices in Cedar Memorial emelery at p.m. Monday ly the Bcv. George W. Carlson. 'riends may call at Turner ast after 1 p.m. Sunday and inti! 11 fire department was Firemen tried pulling (Continued man said an anonymous woman telephone caller told announcer Phil Buchanan that the tape was in a restroom of a downtown San Francisco restaurant: The 20-year-old coed's father told reporters at his Hills- borough home that "I don't think there's any question about it being her said he wanted to read-the tape's tran- script before making.any stale- ments on its contents. er 1 p.m. Sun a.m. Monday. On the tape, the SLA reported' y claimed the FBI wanted !o' set up" to be killed two alleged nembers of the organization; Russell Little and Joseph Re- are. presently in: jail harged with the assassination E Oakland school chief Marcus, oster.. The tape -said Ramiro and Jttle' have "already been, isr ueti tickets to ride the rail- oad to the gas It is the'SLA was consider-' ing transferring Miss Hearst "to conditions to a cell on death row." Previous SLA tapes have link.- d Miss Hearst's fate to that of .amiro and Little. However, a Washington, .D.C.', adio station quoted KSAN s saying the tape said Miss 'earst was being set up for exr cution'by the FBI. Station WASH quoted; KSAN. eneral manager Tom Donahue as saying: "They say the FBI'is etting up Patricia Hearst, that ie FBI intends to crash in and ill everybody, that the FBI in- ends to set her up for execution because that's what.the. police! state wishes that she be exr ecuted so that the people can be- further incited and particularly! the message will reach the Mid- westerners who support the- Nixon administration." It was the first message since; Feb. 20 from the SLA. A Funeral Home within our grounds makes our service fo you complete. A capable staff, experienced in help- ing share the burden of your loss, will be devoted to helping you completely. fclar Iktorial FUNERAL HOME Cemetery, Flower Shop 4200 1st Avc. NE 393-8000 ;