Cedar Rapids Gazette, March 22, 1974, Page 5

Cedar Rapids Gazette

March 22, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - March 22, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa .._ Cold from Nova Scotia across the western Atlantic and central Florida to the south- western Gulf. Cold from a low in Quebec across southern Michigan to northern Illinois across Nebraska to North Dakota. Snow is likely along the edge of the Great Lakes re- gion. Mrs. Owen R. Roberts Theresa L. Roberts. 73, of 2405 Wisconsin street SW, died Fri- day in Iowa City following a long illness. Born Sept. 8, 1900, at Anna, III., she was married to Owen It. Roberts May 26, 1919, at Anna, III. She was a nurse prior to her retirement. Mrs. Roberts was a member of Star of Maine Rcbekah lodge, the Womens Re-j lief Corps at Williamsburg and the Presbyterian church at Wil-j liamsburg. Surviving in addition to her husband arc two sisters, Mrs. Roy Baggolt and Mrs. Glenn Casper, both of Anna, and a brother, Warren Yates Brown, Lumbar, III. Services: Chapel of Memories at 11 a.m. Monday by the Rev, Dean Wallers, chaplain at Oak- noil in Iowa City. Entombment: Chapel of Memories mausole- um. Friends may call at the Sedar Memorial funeral home Sunday and at the chapel after 9 a.m. Monday. The casket wil be closed at a.m. The fam DEATHS (Continued from Page 1.) ing police, had drawn immedi ate criticism from the city human rights commission and (Continued from Page 1.) The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Frl., Mar. 22, 1974 3 Reserved Comment on Discipline Minds Unchanged Woodward, Attorney General Only one patrolman on the vening shift and the midnight sions to back their claim. In fad, one of those decisions figured in the council's decision several of the ab- cnt officers. BCI Backup "They are dedicated profes-l "1 think everybody wants this he said. settled so any implication ol Asked if any disciplinary ac- tion is planned against the of- ficers who missed work, coun- cilmen said they expect none, wrongdoing on this department be settled once and for all." Johnson said Woodward in- dicated he believes the grand to change the ordinance Thurs- members of the although it will depend on Act-pury proceedings will end soon, ing Chief Johnson's recommen- None of the testimony present- dations. led to the grand jury was dis- Steinbeck pointed out it is a> the meeting, Johnson sible disciplinary action would be warranted if, for Expressed Thanks an officer was guilly of insub- day night. 5CI patrolled the streets in un- Woodward had requested the markcd cars. Cnief Johnson ordinance to aid the current aid the BCI men were avail- grand jury investigation of al- abie (0 back up 'the police delec- cged improper activities by po- lives in case a situation requir- lice officers. He is serving as jng investigation arose, special prosecutor in the inves- rjCI agents arrested two tigation. Daily Fatality (Continued from Page suggests that friends may, they wish, donate to the Amer can Cancer Society. Crowe Charles Crowe, 78, Cresco formerly of Cedar Rapids die Thursday. Surviving are liis wife, Haze two sons, Ted, Cresco, an Charles, jr., Minneapolis; tw daughters, Mrs. Odin Birkian McMinville, Ore., and Mr Frank Herst, Clermont; thre stepchildren, Dean and Dona Groshus, Charles City, and Mr William Wilson, Oak Cree Wis.; 27 grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Services: Saturday at 10: a.m. at Assumption Cathol church, Cresco. Conway funer home is in charge. and turning south onto Center Point road, was driven by Dorothy 0. Heiden, 46, of 4519 Navajo drive NE. Lemon died instantly in the crash. He suffered massive head injuries. The Iowa highway patrol is continuing its investigation into the accident. Rick G. Lemon, son of Mr. arid Mrs. Gordon B. Lemon, 2227 Shady Oaks court NE, was a senior at.Kennedy high school. Born Sept. 12, 1956, at Cadillac, Mich., he had been a Cedar Rapids resident six years. He was a member of the Izaak Wal-ton.League. Surviving. in addition to his parents are a brother, Roddi and. a sister, Rene, both al home, and a .grandmother Golda Meis; Marion, Mich. Services: .Saturday at a.m. at Twin Pines Baptis1 church by .the Rev. .Werner Lemke. Burial: Maple Hill cemetery, Cadillac. Friends may call; at the Murdoch chapel in Marion until 9. p.m. Friday anc at the church '.after a. m Satu'rdayv The; casket will not be opened time. The family suggests friends if they wish, to Baptist-church as a memorial. The Weather Hlqh temperatures Thursday, low em peralures overniohl and Inches of precipitation: anchorage 47 11 l_. Anqeles It U Atlant. JO 30.03 Mlsml 7! 72 Blsmaiik 26 5.01 Mln'apolls J! 13 Chicago ..3731 H. O'leans 75 45 )enver .51 28 New York 55 32 1.7 jululh -....17-12 Phoenix .7456 lonolulu ..82 75 Seattle Houston ..56 46 was'nglon 33 Extended Cool Sun ,ay through Tuesday. Chance o ain or snow Sunday. Lows in he teens and lower '20s. High n the 30s and 40s. C. R. Weather Thursday Dorothy Marie an George Karaboitis. Magistrate's Court Speeding Ernest Cad walladcr, 5816 Underwood ave nue SW; Norman McMurrii 864 Twelfth street NE; Jane Bittinger, 2107 Lincolrishir drive SE; Ira Harrison, 1510 N street SW; James Hess, 130 Second street SE; Gary Masad 433 Twentieth street NW Barbara Ham, Solon; Pag Lemon, 6400 Parkview driv SE; each fined and costs Randall Lovstuen, 3532 Red bud road NE; fined ?25 an costs. John Ironside, 1911 street SW; Richard Wilson, jr Central City; each fined and costs. Traffic signal violation Allen Kenstrom, 3619 Elmwoo court NE; fined and costs. Driver's license violation Anthony Fawcett, 3202 Shasta court NE; fined and costs Handy Oaks, 623 First stree SW; fined and costs. Faulty equipment Jef Schumacher, 1700 Hillsid drive NW; fined and costs. Prohibited passing: Charle Dlask. 348 Twenty-fourth :av enutf SW; fined and costs. Iowa Deaths Toddville Matthew Davi Thomas, '47. Services Saturda at at Alburn'ett Christia church. Friends may call a Turner's; east :in Cedar Rapid until 9' Friday and "at th church Saturday until 10 a.m. Iowa City _" Lee J. Seemuth 73. Services Saturday at at Donohue's. Postville Robert H. Harris 60, of Bethesda. Md. Military services Monday at 11 at Si Paul Lutheran church. Friend may call at Schutte's after noon Sunday. Iowa City Charles Ha'ney 32. Services Monday at George L. Gay's, where friends may call after 9 a.m. Sunday.. Anamosa Carl H. Ulferts 54: Services Monday at a St. Paul, Lutheran church Friends may call at Goelt'sc'h's after 10 Saturday. Tipton, Mrs. Anna :B Lauer, 73. Services at 2 Saturday at Sheets and Son. Decorah Mrs. Emilia Dah-len, 90. Steine's. Decorah Marvin Sande, 77. Steine's. Decorah Roy Wicks, 69. Services Sunday at 2 at Congregational church. Steine's. E2 Wellman Dora A. Snyder, 61, of Williamsburg. Powell's, where friends may call Saturday afternoon. Central City Burdette Bud) Gienapp, 53. Services Monday at at United tfethodist church. Burial: Ml. Clark cemetery. Friends may call Murdoch's after 1 Saturday. The casket will not be opened after the overnight 'Jooh Friday p.m. Friday fotal for March 'Harry Thomas Harry Thomas, 3 Oakland, Calif., formerly Cedar died Wednesd; following a short illness. He w born in Cedar .Rapids May 2 1940, and had lived in Californ 12 years. A foreman for a co struction company, he .and t, former Joyce Harris were mj ried in California in Septembe 1971. Surviving, in .addition to, h w i f e are two Tammy and Kasandra Thoma a stepdaughter, Kimberl Harris, all at home; his mothe M a r.g a r e t Ced; Rapids; .three sisters, Shirle Carr, Waterloo; Patricia Le Cedar Rapids, and Alice Thon as, Seattle, .Wash., and Brother, Donald Thomas, Fo Madison. Services are pending Turner east. Mrs. Kelty Rose Kathryn Kelty, former! of 512 Twenty-sixth street SE widow of Joe E. and lifelong resident of Ceda Rapids, died Friday. She was member of Immaculate Conce] lion Catholic church. Surviving are a son, Pau Kelty, Cedar Rapids; a daugh ter, Donna Dobbert, Dora, Mo and three grandchildren. Services: Turner chapel eas at a.m. Monday.' >Friend may call at the chapel after p.m: Saturday. 'Jormal for March 2 formal, through March .5.02 "otal for 1974 Jarometer, falling 29.7! tumidity at noon Wind direction and velocity a Gazette; weather station at 2 -m. SW at 21 mph. Sun-rises Saturday, sun ets, Year Ago Today High, 52 ow, 32; rainfall, none. Traveler's Forecast s' Saturday Veather, Hi-Lo iismarck PtCldy hicago Snow incinnati PtCldy leveland Snow (Continued from Page Jes Homes ___ PtCldy )etroit Snow ndianapolis .Cloudy Milwaukee Cloudy of the "900 employes, he added. Tension has been rising, at the site for several days over a labor dispute between the Confederation 'of National Trade Jnions and the Quebec Federation of Labor. Two ..employes, CNTU members, were laid off last week and went to work with another contractor on the site whose employes are represented by the QFL. The QFL employes refused to work with the two and a general strike followed. Office Takeover Union. members took over the executive offices Tuesday and, vhile the site Laurenl Hamel, was. speaking to company executives in Montreal, communication lines were cut, -St Paul Fair )kla City .PtCldy Imaha PtCldy ioux Falls Fair Degree Days hursday otal to date 5 hrough March 21, 1973 ercent of normal year 87.48 otal normal .year Mississippi Stages (Flood stages in brackets) LaCrosse (12) 5.8, fall .2 Lansing (18) 8.1, fall .1 Dam 9 (18) 15.6, fall .3 McGregor (18) 8.4, fall .2 Guttenberg (15) 7.1, fall .2 Dubuque (17 9.8, fall .2 Davenport (15) 8.8, un-langed Keokuk (1C) 8.3, fall .9 Cedar at C.R. (13) 5.45, fall 5 Coralville Lake Pool level Friday 670 Births Mercy March 21 To the -families Sieve Fairlcy, Lisbon, a son; rlie Workman, 4721 Pine View rive NE, a son. Births St. Luke': March 21 To the families f Ilnnald .1. Flalcr, 2049 Shar-ood drive NE, a daughter; aylc R. Moycr, Shellsburg, a 3n. Out of Town Births Al Cedar Falls Mr. and Mrs. [cvc Archibald, a daughter :arch 21. Archibald is 1he son f Mr. and Mrs. Sam Archibald, 0 Twcnty-seventli avenue SW. Irs. Archibald is the daughter Mr. and Mrs. Robert Daubcn-icr, 3240 Mound avenue SE. At Plymouth, Minn. Mr. id Mrs. Keith Oltroptfrc, a son i March 21. Mrs. Oltroggc is c daughter of Mr. and Mrs. rnldo Bergcr, 1407 Sixth ave-ic SE. Marriage Licenses Dcbrn Tilley and Patrick Mc-onough, Kathryn Dean and arrv Rude, jr., Clelcne Kite id George Bratlon, Mabel oliiday and Stanley Wolfe, orralnc Mcllchar and Robert oss, Shciln Gusserl and Wll-im all of Cedar npids. Emily Andrcscn, Cedar iplds, 'and Bruce Billings, clhl. Manilla Ballard and era Id PorUllne, both ot nrlon. -Indv Buelow, Blair-own, and Kcnnolh Ginlher, cdnr Rnplds. Marriages Dissolved Nlltki Ethel mid Terry llny-ond Uikc. nonnle M. nncl iomn.1 I... Dcsotcl. Belinda ,1. id Tommy M- VmiRorder. indnv Cnrdnllla and Donnlo no Kress. Mnry Ann niul Lawrence Amdahl. Pii-cln M, nwl Trumnn 0. Dial, nren Dlnnn and Roger Jnmcs nndcn, Kdwiuxl C. nnd ,101111 Bay Corp. spokesman aid. On Thursday, he said, the union members took over the gasoline pumps and refused to allow any construction vehicles o refuel. The spokesman said here has been no communi-ation with the site since Thurs-ay morning. ''Since then, fragmentary eommunicatipns 'emanating rom neighboring worksites hint a situation that might be he Services Hcnslcy, Saturday a p.m. at Stewart funera lome by the Rev. Charles Me haffey, pastor of Asburv Unitcc Methodist church. Burial Campbell cemetery. Slodola, Fred 10 a.m. Sat- (Continued from Page in turning over the scaled report and satchel of evidence. He recommended that the house committee be given access to entire proceedings ol the grand jury that investigated the Watergate cover-up, but only after the trial is completed. If the report is given to the committee, MacKinnon wrote, "Congress -would only be forced lo come back for additional if it is to judge credibility (of witnesses) as it certainly should do." He added that the committee would be "having credibility prejudged for il" by the report and other evidence. During the oral argument, Jhilip Locovara, counsel for the special prosecutor, said the material given Sirica by Ihe jrand jury focuses on the Pres-dcnl's role. "There arc inciden-al references that do relate to he petitioners Hnldcman and but, he added they 'do not go beyond the nllcgii-ions in the at St. Wcnceslaus churcl by the Rev. Clarence Frana Burial: St. John's cemetery. Ja-neba-Kuba funeral home wcs is in charge. Ca'lmar Henry Twcdt, 77 Services Saturday at 2 at Trini ly Lulhcran church. French's. Cascade Peter A. Volk, 6G Services Monday at 11, SI Marlin's church. Till-Didesch where friends may call after 2 Saturday. (Continued from Page and commercial energy use :er person. Industrial energy use per pcr-on would increase 35 percent y the year 2000, he said. Peterson said energy saving ould he achieved in many vays, including design of more [ficicnt appliances, better deign and insulation of buildings, owcr room temperatures, rc-ource recycling and improved idustrial efficiency. The biggest saving could be nndc in transportation, as-giied an energy increase of ess thnn 10 percent per person vcr the next years in the ouncil plnn, Peterson (Continued from Page 1.) cut off ahead of the bre'arm with stock cut off a )istol grip, wrapped with blacl electrical lapc. No gun was found in (he searches. A hearing has been scheduled n Linn district court for Marc! n at p.m. to determine vhelhcr items seized in Lim Mimty may be held for possible ise as evidence. The suspects arc held in the Jnn county jnil in lieu o bond each. Spoiled ITmCl Know wllh Flowou PIFDQAM'Q Ft.OwfucI' riCltuUn 0 SHOP Jg> ISM 'ELLIS DLVO. Flowcrpliono CHAPEL "Dfit'otntl in I'ulilir. .Snriifcn" Inqulro About Our Prc-arraiiRCil Services Ccdur Itnplds The ordinance prepared by he city legal staff used much of he same wording of vru UI Kit 'he agents said they came upi he boys on a dark road. Police said the two were stri previously upheld by the a car that was taken shoi ireme court. Common Procedure Borrowing language after midnight from a par ing lot at Polly's Penthous 4415 First avenue SE. Charg cases which have already been esled and upheld is a common egal procedure, but in this case it resulted in an ordinance tha was broader than Woodward pending against the pair. The highway patrol handl the investigation of a collision which a 17-year-old motorcycl was killed. quired. Woodward said he is Session full responsibility in the decision to end the "si because he did riot point out was apparently made in City Attorney McGuire thai session Thursday nig ordinance was more than early Friday morning police station between Ma He added, however, that Don Cariney, Garry Woe original ordinance is. special prosecutor legal and both he and of the grand jury inv( would stand behind into alleged poli Describing himself Safety Cornm Turner as "friends of law James Steinbeck, co forcement he police officers and abo the council to revise the policemen. nance Thursday so meeting at the stat would be subject .to polygrap tests and involuntary after the city council s sion in which the'new ordinar only in grand jury .proceedings. "Not adopted. The. session end about four hours later at 3 a. Woodward said the revision session at the station w nol .in any way to yield to the public. at the force or threats ,by the of police officers who and said the issues discus: ordinance took away, deal with personalities. rights. ..were obviou "It probably expands to see the officers be righls, if he said. He said thal's' because duty Friday morning, i Steinbeck praised their decisic the ordinance an officer is Caliber sured nothing he says before th grand jury can be used .agains him in criminal .proceeding Without the ordinance, an o ficer would have to refuse to an swer a question if he thought i woiild incriminate hinv think the people of Ce( Rapids can judge what call: of individuals we have on police force by their action 'recovering from illness' and go through the courts unless'h'e was specifically Ai ed immunity, could be used against Not "If they take 'the Fifth Amend ment they're going to be C he, said, "but they aren't to be forced to Staff Writers Prosecutor Gai Woodward said the said Friday the should not be construed to of a new city or police officers are concerning police tes "I don't think, there's before the grand jury h group that could stand up "largely destroyed" by jolice officers as far: as reaction to the 'ordinance.'. and good conduct is :also said he'j -c he said the grand jury be} f Steinbeck said he. changed 'With its investigation vote because the three police department by Ap lions he had against the possibly earlier. ordinance are no longer the ordinance, he would not go so far as His Objections its effectiveness In opposing the ordinance Wednesday, he said it was destroyed." He was speaking in resppn done 'too hastily, it could a question whether use wou the. way for further limits on made of the ordinanc dividual rights and it could by the city council th used as a "political hatchet" weed out officers who had police officers slot sonality conflicts with. other in "opposition to t. he said, "a few ca He said the passage of addi-ional time has eliminated be singled out. A few CE land shielded by all the o concern about haste, and he convinced the ordinance will obtained an ord1 lead to other restrictions. He said his fears of a "poli-ical hatchet" were allayed when the ordinance was changed to apply only to grand ury proceedings. Grand juries investigate only indictable offenses and their irocecdings arc secret. A fourth reason, he said, District Judge Augu (onsell, jr., extending the gran ury until further order of tt ourt. Without such an order jrand jury cannot delibera jeyond the end of a quarter. Woodward said his commen oncoming police reaction ic ordinance were not intende lecauso tha officers can take the ordinance through the courts and get a decision on be critical. He their pos on, even if he does not agrc 'ith it lie snid cgality in Senate also were mad riday by Gov. Ray and tw lembers of the legislature. governor told newsme DUugci believes the Cedar Rapid WASHINGTON (AP) was on "very shaky senate Friday passed a grounds when reform bill designed to the controversial ord congress much tighter over federal don't think those peopl The 80 to 0 vote sent policemen) wanted 1 measure to conference with they wanted to make louse, which passed n Ray said. measure in people have a right 1 JOH1V E. 30H 3rd Avc, rdination during the walkout. That would be a different situ- ation from disciplining an of- iccr because he reported sick, he safety commissioner said. No Promises Chief Johnson, who attended tic meeting between the mayor, Voodward, Steinbeck and of- icers, said no promises were made to anyone. He reserved comment on whether he will discipline of- icers who failed to report for work. Several days will be needed lefore the paperwork is done and then each case will be described on its merits, he said. A police officer who met with ihe officials at the station said most of 'the police officers who ,vere summoned back to work ted doctor's excuses, which would exempt them from dis- ciplinary action. He refused to name the source of the excuses. Steinbeck Called Johnson said Steinbeck callec lim Thursday night and asked :hat several representatives o :he officers meet with the mayor and Woodward to discuss the new ordinance. The officers repeated their op position to. the new ordinance on the grounds any requiremen forcing officers to take a lie de lector test was. unconstitutional Johnson said. The .officers said they: fel they had proven .their point.! the city council and would b back to work starting with-th day shift. A court test of the .ordinance legality will be sought the ol ficers indicated at the meeting Johnson said. "We'd like to thank the high- way patrol, the sheriff's depart- ment, the Iowa Bureau of Crim- n a 1 Investigation and the Marion police department and all other people that helped in :his Johnson said. "I :hink it was a good example of low fast a combined group can be assembled on any cmcr- jency. It was a terrific job by everyone." Asked for comment on the sick in, Darwin Ammeter, pres- tive Assn., said, "We believe we got the word out to the public. "The way we're being tram- pled over, we feel we have to fight it every step of the way." "We look for it to be handled in the judical system because we believe it is discriminatory and unconstitutional." Conclude Probe "The officers asked Mr Woodward if he could conclud his investigation as soon, as pos sible.- v fs Reaction jfae treated at least as well a; he said. He said i the police officers know o wrongdoing they should testify but he said it is different requir- ing them to take a lie detector test. State Senator Tom Riley (R. Cedar. Rapids) said he will seek early action possibly on Mon- day on a bill which allows the granting of immunity to wit- nesses required to give incrimi- nating evidence. as -Saying he sympathizes with the.police "on the issue of the last.ily enacted Riley added: "If such'an ordi- nance is good, it should apply to all public employes in sensitive positions and should be uniform ;hroughout the state." Riley said the police have a duty to the people and that he would be glad to serve as a me- diator to help resolve any con- tinuing differences between the )oiice and the council. The bill, SF 568. is on the senate's unfinished business cal- endar. Riley said it would allow he grand jury to complete its nvestigation without abridging constitutional rights. ..Rep. James Wells (D-Cetlar Rapids) termed the council's action "most unfortunate" and said, "I'm amazed these four gentlemen would blindly be led into such an irresponsible ac- tion." Saying he does not want "to leave the impression I condone the action taken by Cedar Rapids he said it is one thing to order an officer to sub- mit to a test and another to tell him to do so or be fired. Speaking on a point of per- sonal privilege at Friday's ses- sion, he said, "If there is ever a jneed to implement collective bargaining, this action should case doubts in anyone's mind." (Continued from Page 1.) ime he owned all of the stock o it was completely locally iwned. "Now, as happens with small amily-owned companies, .the Stock was dispersed among eight stockholders. As I looked down ;he road, I saw in the next gen- eration between 20 and 25 stock- lolders. That makes for a very awkward operation." In order to get .the. Higley building back to local ownership and perpetuate the, corpora- tion's present policy, the build- ing was sold to Seifert's. Downtown Strength, James F. of Seifert's, said, ''One of., Strengths; of downtown Cedar Rapids is .that so much.is under local ownership. In other.cities, where this is not the case, the owners are more interested in taking out than.putting in. "A prerequisite. in--pur pur- chase: Chandler Higley: continue to take active interest in the management of the build- ing." Seifert's, which now owns 26 women's apparel stores in Iowa, Wisconsin and Illinois, moved to the Cedar Rapids location 16 years ago. At that time it was its fifth store. Offices and mer- chandising headquarters are maintained here. James F. and Villiam J. Seifert, brothers, are >artners in the Seifert's opera- ion. They plan to continue the up- iating and improvement of the luilding as started Hig- owa Boy, 10, Dies in Blaze BURLINGTON (AP) A 10- ear-old Burlington boy died hursday during a fire in his amily's apartment. Authorities said Timothy heely was asphyxiated when was trapped by smoke and eat in an upstairs bedroom. The boy's father, Loren Chee- was- cleaning' paint rushes in the kitchen with a 1 a m m a b 1 e substance when umes were apparently ignited y a pilot light, Burlington fire ulhorilies said. Cheely rescued his four other lildren who were sleeping in n upstairs bedroom, but was nable to reach Timothy, auth- rities said. Gracfuofes Dirk Douglas Six- teenth street NW, was graduat- ed from Western Illinois univer- sity, Macomb, with a bachelor of science degree. C.R, Drug Numbers To.report a vijlation: Michael Dooley 377-8081 If you Heed help: Fou'nJollon II...362-2174 p.m. to midnight) let our flowers speak for you FLORIST and GIFT SHOP 364-8139 phone answered 24 hours every day ;