Cedar Rapids Gazette, April 6, 1974, Page 3

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - April 6, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 2 The Cedar Kapids Gazelle: Sat., April 6, 1371 Judging Under Way on Science Fair Entries The 1974 Eastern Iowa Science fair is under way in the Wash- ington high school gymnasium. The noise and excitement are at a considerably lower key than they are for traditional events in the gym but the ten- sion was there Saturday as a battery of judges studied (lie ex- hibits and interviewed the stu- dents in the process of selecting four Eastern Iowa champions. More than 75 students from 20 schools are entered in the two- day competition. Seventeen stu- dents are entered from Cedar Rapids, representing the largest ocal line-up in several years. Another ten students are en- tered from Marion. Maquoketa high school, which has produced a brace of winners has five en- Skies will be sunny over much of ihe nation Sunday. However, showers will extend from the Pacific Northwest into the northern Rockies, and snow flun the lower Great Lakes. Clouds will spread into the northern plains. urries will persist near The Weather High temperatures Friday, bw temp- eratures overnight and inches of pre- cipitation- Anchorage 44 33 Angeles 56 Atlanta (037 f.lbini so 51 Bismarck 58 23 Min'apolis 46 3D Chicago 4035 N. Orleans 5950 turner 5533 Hew fork 7145 Duluth 4? 2? Phoenix 90 53 Honolulu 82 73 .OS Seattle 55 45 Houston 67 57 Washington 67 44 Extended Outlook Chance showers or thundershower Monday. Little or no precip tation indicated Tuesday an Wednesday. Highs during th period in the 50s. Lows in th 30s. C. R. Weather High Friday 5 Low overnight 3 Noon Saturday 5 2 p.m. Saturday 5 Precipitation none Total for April 1.6. Normal for April Normal through April ___7.8: Total for 1974............ 7.08 Barometer, falling ........30.02 Humidity at noon ........50% Wind direction and velocity at Gazette weather station a 2 p.m., S at 18 m.p.h. Sim rises Sunday, sun sets, Year Ago 69; low 46; precipitation, none. Degree Days Friday .......................2! Total to date Through April 5, 1974 Percent of normal year.....95.1 Total normal Mississippi Stages (Flood Stages in Brackets) La Crosse (12) 7.8 rise .4 Lansing (18) 9.0 rise .2 Dam 9 (18) 17.8 rise .9 McGregor (18) 10.1 rise .8 Guttenberg (15) 8.7 rise .7 Dubuque (17) 10.7 rise .4 Davenport (15) 9.0 rise .3 Keokuk (16) 8.2 rise .2 Out of Town Births At Marshalltown Mr. and Mrs. James Pace, a daughter April 4. Mrs. Pace is the daugh- ter of Mary Pace, 1134 thirty- fourth street NE. Three Hurt in Traffic Mishaps A pedestrian and two passen- gers injured Friday in separate .accidents were treated at Cedar Rapids hospitals and released. The pedestrian, Dorothy J. McCalley, 43, of 704 Thirty- second street NE, suffered bruises to both arms. She was taken to St. Luke's hospital. j Mrs. McCalley was struck by a car while in a crosswalk near railroad tracks in the 400 block! of Third avenue SE. The driver of the car, Dean T. Kisling, 27, of 2111 First avenue SW, was charged with failure to Fires a.m. Friday. Leakin sas tank at 4524 Walker stree NE. p.m. Friday. Gas odor a 2117 Sever avenue. p.m. Short in wiring a 6801 Sixth street SW. p.m. Friday. Furnace t combustible material at 1046 avenue NW. 9.49 Friday. Short in temper ary electrical service at 155 First avenue NE. Iowa Deaths Vinton John Scheel, 87 Services Tuesday at 11, Camp bell's, where friends may ca: after 1 Sunday. Kinross Cicil D. Ballard 67. Services Sunday at 3. Po well's in North English. Caske will not be open at any time. West Liberty Edward Ca wiezell. 89. Services Monday ai Snider's. Decorah Freeman Alberts 76. Services Monday at 2, De- corah Lutheran church. Olson- Fjelstul. Decorah Joseph Dahle 73. plson-FjelstuI. Sigourney Paul Adolph Seibel, 60. Services Monday at United Methodist church Reynolds'. Brooklyn Maria Williams 10. Services Sunday at 2. Unit- ed Presbyterian church. Neve- hoven's. Earlville Leo P. Sellner, 67. Services Monday at 11, St. Joseph's Catholic church. Clif- on's, where Rosary will be at Saturday and vake service at S Sunday. Iowa City Cyril J. Tauber 0. Services Monday at 2, Don- ohue's, where friends may cal after 7 Saturday. Keystone Philip Feuer- bach, 78. Services Tuesday at h u r c h Fellmet's, where riends may call after noon ilonday. Onslow Francis Orr, 82. 'resbyterian church. Hayden'; n Wyoming, where friends nay call after 1 Sunday. turned Last Sunday, Child Now Serious A 2-year-old Cedar Rapids boy urned Sunday in a fire is now sted in serious condition in the urn unit at University hospitals n Iowa City. David DeKlotz, son of Carol 'eKlotz, 3000 J street SW, was rjured in a fire caused by burn- ig incense that ignited a sofa his residence. He suffered econd and third degree burns over 40 percent of his body and was originally listed in critical, condition. Clfy Briefs Honored Michael K. Daugh- erty, 1547 Fifth avenue SE, has been named to the fall semester honor roll at North Texas State university, Denton. Onion sets, 69c Ib. Hiawatha Garden Breakin Reported James Howell reported the estate of an aunt at 2535 J street SW was broken into between Wednesday and Friday and an antique table and an antique sewing machine both of undetermined value and an electric sewing machine valued at were taken. Best Rental, open 7-9 .week- days, 8-5 Sundays. Adv. Money Missing Maude A. Hovorka, 82, of 1151 Center Point road NE, reported Friday he was missing more than which was lost or stolen during a shopping trip. Opening for hairdresser full or part time. Maxine's Hair- styling, Cash Taken- Mary J. Hin- on, rural Cedar Rapids, report- ed Friday an office at the iunrise mobile home court, 5305 Sixth street SW, was broken into and cash was taken. Any size living room sham- pooed for Any bedroom 17.95. Can clean velvet and satin ipholstery and repair cigarct burns. Diamond Carpet. 366- Residence Entered Mary iebetka, 906 Seventh avenue IW, reported cash was tak- n in a breakin Friday at her esidence. Wanted: All silver coins. Jer- me's, IE Tower. -Adv. Tools Taken A cabinet in le city street department uilding, 415 First street SW, fas broken into between March and Friday and tools valued at 13 were taken and damage es- mated at was caused to the abinel. Tel Is Sum to Miss Woods, Donald Nixon WASHINGTON (AP) Pres- ident Nixon's former personal lawyer has given sworn testimo- ny that Nixon's private secre- tary and a brother of the Pres- ident were either loaned or given portions of a cam- paigning gift from billionaire Howard Hughes, it is reported. Attorney Herbert Kalmbach told both the senate Watergate Committee and the Watergate special prosecutor's office that Nixon confidante and Florida banker C. G. "Bebe" Rebozo disclosed to him last spring that money was passed on to Rose Mary Woods and Donald Nixon, the Washingon Post said Satur- day. The story, by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward, quoted in- formed sources. Kalmbach's purported state- ments are in direct conlradic- ;ion to sworn testimony by Re- MZO that he kept the entire in a safe deposit box for :hree years and returned it to Hughes. in recent years, (rants. The competitive exhibits will be open for public inspection until 9 o'clock tonight and from 1 to p.m. Sunday. Admis sion is free. Beware of Volcano One of the more intriguing vyarning signs declared: "Cau lion: Stay back when volcano i in action." It was posted at ar eight-inch "mountain" used in a geologic study of how mountains are formed. Mice apparently are passe with today's youthful scientists Chickens and guppies were usec in maze tests, with the latter performing in a series of water} tunnels. Inflation and the energy crisis produced works by severa young people. One, for instance is seeking a lower cost insula- tion. He's been experimenting with cornstalks, vacuum clean- ings, dried grass, paper strips and just plain dirt. Garbage Burner One experiment on energy produced gases by burning gar- bage, using solar energy. Homemakers will find the ex- DEATHS muii cuea uimeu wun sucn projects as testing the power wmca ir taKcn in quantity could be dangerous, various detergents in among items taken Thurs- up oil and in the most or Friday from a car. way for cleaning Radloff, Cascade, The latter also tested the police the medicine valued teria build-up in carpets was stolen from his car various rooms. Incidentally, it was parked in the 600 kitchen -had a higher of Twenty-eighth street count than the bathroom SE. vacuuming was more medicine is for a hor- than shampooing in deficiency 'of the adrenal the Radloff said. If a whole Cedar Rapids schools contents are swallowed, sented in the competition gland activity of the person Regis, Taft, St. Jude, slowed, he said. Wilson, Washington and also reported the theft son. Marion students were a tape player valued at tered from Linn-Mar, C. B. 25 stereo tapes valued at non and St. from his car. F4 H Jk f j Mrs. John Hallene Ruth Amy Hallene, formerly of 383 Nineteenth street SE, and widow of John Hallene, died at a Marion nursing home Satur- day following a long illness. A resident of Cedar Rapids since 1930, she was born Grundy county Nov. 22, 1892, and married in Cedar Rapids in October, 1935. Before her mar- riage she had been a teacher in Eagle Grove and Ogden. A grad- uate of Iowa State Teachers college in Cedar Falls, she had been a member of First Congre- gational church and Friendly Service of King's Daughters. Surviving is a sister, Mrs. Faye Domer, Cedar Rapids. Named To Help Elderly Locate Jobs Senior citizens looking for work have their own agent now at the Cedar Rapids office of the Iowa state employment service. She is Pauline Wagamon, --.director of a new department in for seniors. Services: Turner chapel east it at p.m. Monday by th Rev. Glenn Bender of First Con ?regational church. Burial Cedar Memorial. Friends maj call at Turner east until 1 p.m Monday. The casket will not bi opened following the service. Mrs. Wagamon will devote most of her time to finding part- time and full-time jobs for peo- ple over 60 years of age. The new service for older citi- zens was launched in March through a federal grant to the Cedar Rapids Jaycees. It paral- lels a national effort called Operation Mainstream, and is designed to put retired persons back to work whenever thev Three bottles of a prescription They Woods' also contradict Miss testimony under oalh William S. Kuba now at 411 st Ave. N.E., Room 212. Kuba's ookkeeping Service 362-4817. omplete bookkeeping services. hat she never received any noney from Rebozo. On Friday Les Whitten, an aide to columnist Jack Ander- son reported on Anderson's Mu- ual Radio Network show that Calmbach had told investiga- ors that some money had gone o Miss Woods and another per- son close to the President. The Post story said Rebozo made the reported disclosure to Kalmbach in asking legal ad- vice shortly after the banker learned that the Internal Rev- nue Service was investigating the Hughes contribution. The newspaper said Kalm- bach testified he advised Rebo- zo to inform the IRS that Miss Woods and Donald Nixon had received the undetermined por- tion of the money. Kalmbach also testified that Rebozo told him several months later never to reveal what had been dis- cussed at the meeting, the story added. Hughes Reporf Wilson Signature i Forged; Political Storm contributed the Through Foundation yield the right-of-way to a pe- destrian. The two passengers were in- jured at the interseciton of, Eighth avenue and Sixth street SW in a two-car collision. Edward Cinkan, 17, of 181 Fif- teenth avenue SW, was treated at Mercy hospital for a cut right hand. The second passenger, Bobbie Rea Sullivan, 19, also of 181 Fif- teenth avenue SW, was exam- ined at Mercy hospital and re- leased. They were It's often said that the FB "always gets its man." And, as is demonstrated bj the work of the Society o riding in a car driven by John Gunzenhauser, 16, of 1018 Seventeenth street SW. Gunzenhauser's car and a car driven by Ruth M. Conrad, 51, of 912 Sixth street SE, collid- ed. No tickets were issued, police said. (Continued: Page 3, Col. 8 1 (Continued: Page 3, Col. (i.) Former Special Agents, which held its north central regiona meeting at the Roosevelt Satur day, it also helps its own. The society, which has jmembers in 80 chapters j throughout the United States, has a quarter million dollar foundation which grants money to needy ex-FBI agents, their widows and orphans. According to resident Dale Stoops, an attorney from Oak- land, Calif., who attended the Cedar Rapids meeting, the tax- exempt foundation grew out of the society's group insurance policy. "At one point our insurance company refunded about So we set up the pro- gram to help those in Stoops said. The fund expanded from vo- luntary contributions of up to a year from society members and from investment dividends. Sloops says grants close to equaling the amount raised an- nually are parceled out each year. "Just last he com- mented, "we gave one individu- al at one time." To be eligible to join the group of ex-agents, one must have been a special agent for at leasl a year. There are six regions in the national organization. In the north central region, of which Tedar Rapids has a chapter, are 16 chapters from Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Minnesota and Iowa. The Cedar Rapids chapter has 15 members. Attorney William Iray is its delegate to the regional convention. in two installments, but there is conflicting testimony as to whether they were in 1969 and 1970 or both in 1970. Rebozo turned over old ?100 bills to attorneys for Hughes last June, and Hughes awyer Chester Davis gave the cash to the Watergate commit- tee Dec. 4. Committee aides checked the lills to determine if they had been printed before 1970. They concluded there was no way to tell if the bills were the same ones Rebozo said he had kept locked in the safe deposit box. LONDON (AP) Labor la makers are pressing Prim Minister Wilson to make a pu lie statement about an allege forgery of his signature in a le ter connected with a controve sial land deal. The legislators think the a fair, which is making daily fron page headlines here, has bee blown up out of all proportion i an attempt to discredit Wilson Labor government. The political storm has deve oped over newspaper repor that a letter on house of com with Wilson was used I that profile mons stationery forged signature promote a deal Drunk Driving Count Filed After Crash Harry A. Miller, 24, of 1814 V e s I e r n avenue SW, was barged Friday with drunk driv- ng after he was involved in an accident. No injuries were reported in he accident in the 3700 block of street SW. Bond was set at for Mill- Banks Charges Trial Publicity Suppressed NEW YORK (AP) Dennis Banks, leader of the American Indian movement and a defen- dant in the Wounded Knee oc- cupation trial now under way in St. Paul, has accused major news media of suppressing na- tional coverage of the trial. Banks said Friday that the Associated Press and United Press International had been pressured by the government to downplay coverage. An AP spokesman said there had been no requests or pres- sure of any kind from any gov- ernment agency. The spokes- man added that stories had been carried on the news co- operative's main national wire and a secondary wire at various times since the start of the trial. Banks said there appeared to be a conspiracy to discourage further Indian political protests by suppressing news of the trial. WEDDING FLOWERS for Beauty from MERSON'SIE Your FTD Florisi 1800 Ellis Blvd. NW Flowerphone 360-1826 Tony Field, Wilson's friend an arother of the prime minister1 longtime personal secretan Marcia Williams. The Daily Mail reported tha t got photostats of portions c he letter from Ronald Ml lench, who bought the Ian from Field. Both Field and Mi bench have denied any previou knowledge of such a letter's ex istence. Wilson's office has imposed news blackout on any informi tion about a Scotland Yard in vestigation of the alleged forg cry. According to press reports detectives interviewed Wilson Friday and took several samp les of his signature for compari son with the Daily Mail sample. Government sources woulc say only that no member of Wil son's private staff would have to resign as a result of the probe. There has been no suggestioi that Wilson was involved in the deal or that the deal itself was in any way illegal. But the af- fair could be politically damag- ing to Wilson, whose party cam- paigned in election in vast profits from land specula- the recent genera favor of curbs on Hayward, Labor party tion. Ron general secretary, accused the press of conducting a partisan "witch hunt" against Wilson. "The Tory press were bound C.R, Drug Numbers To report a violation: Michael Dooley 377-8081 If you need help: Foundation II... 362-2174 (4 p.m. to midnight) sooner or later to launch the kind of character assassination for which they and the Tory party are Hayward said. Five newspapers the Daily Mail, Daily Express, Sun, Lon- don Evening Standard and Lon- don Evening News have been served with libel writs by Wil- son or Mrs. Williams. All except the Sun support the Conserva- tive party. The Jaycees are coordinatin the new program. The Jaycee Wives organization is perform ing extensive research and out reach work with the elderly The Area Agency on the Aging at Kirkwood Community college is serving as consultant. "There aren't enough jobs foi senior citizens right sale Mrs. Wagamon. "But employers are beginning to realize that these people are willing to work and are dependable." Mrs. Wagamon wants to hear from both elderly persons seek- ing work and employers who have jobs suited for persons over 60 years of age. She is on duty from a.m. :o p.m. Monday through Friday at the employment of- 'ice, 601 Eighth avenue SE. Her elephone number is 365-9474, extension 30. Pauline Wagamon Cerebral Palsy Presents Award To C.R. School Taylor school was named Sat- urday the winner in New York f the United Cerebral Palsy Man Made Environment award or 1973. The award, which recognizes to make public facilities nore accessible to the handi- apped, mil be presented 'April 0 in New Orleans at the annual meeting of the organization. The United Cerebral Palsy Assns., Inc., said the Taylor school concept of including ser- vices for the physically hand- icapped in a public school is exemplary. The award is based on the design and construction of the school, which opened last fall. Taylor school had previously won the state award of the Unit- ed Cerebral Palsy Assns. of; Iowa. Few Citizens at Final Conference on Mining in Iowa Planned by Coe An assistant to the secretary of the interior for the Missouri b'asin region, and Maurice Van Nostrand, chairman of the Iowa commerce commission, will :iead a list of speakers at an energy conference at Coe col- ege dealing with the strip min- ing in Iowa. The conference will be held 'rom 1 to p.m. April 13 in Cherry auditorium at Coe. The conference, sponsored by ?oe and organized by Rodney 3to, Kancohe, Hawaii, a student ntern in the office of student activities at Coe, will deal with Gov. Robert Ray's proposed )lan to develop Iowa's coal re- iources through strip mining. Tyson W. Whiteside, assistant o the secretary of the interior, vill speak on "Natural Re- ource Development Empha- is on Coal and Van Nostrand will talk about "The Impact of the Energy Crisis on Iowa and Some Reac- tions to the Governor's Plan To Strip Matthew .J. Avcin of the Iowa Geological Survey, a geologist for the coal program, will speak on "Problems with Coal in State Sen. Tom Riley (R-C.R.) will talk about "The Legisla- ture's Response to the Energy Crisis and Reactions to the Gov- ernor's Strip Mining Thomas Martin of the Iowa Wildlife Federation will speak on "An Environmentalist's Re- action to Strip There will also be a panel dis- cussion by the conference par- ticipants. The conference is open to the public without charge. iFire on Train i Is Extinguished By Tom Fruehling Government and citizen dis cussion was practically on one-to-one basis Saturday at th monthly legislative liaison corr mittee meeting at the Lin county courthouse. Seven Linn legislators an only about a dozen of their con stituents were in attendance. Reason for the sparse crow vas attributed by Chairma John Patehett to the fact that i vas the final one of the soon-to end legislative session. People Apathetic State Sen. Tom Riley com mented, however, that "peopli re apathetic, as is evidencec y the empty seats here today." Besides Riley and Patehett ther officials at Ihe meeting 'ere Reps. Joan Lipsky, Wallj [orn, Jim Wells, Jim Jordan nd Joe Rinas. Mrs. L-ipsky and Rinas took art in one brief argument con- erning an adoption bill now in ic (house. Commenting that "Iowa has cry antiquated and very poor doption Rep. Lipsky cri- cized Rinas for co-sponsoring n amendment which she says ill "gut the present bill." Answered Question Replying to another question, le said bills relating to appro- bation for foster care and ore stringent child abuse laws re close to passage. Riley said a bill to require otorcycle riders to wear hel- ets also is scheduled to be assed. A n individual's personal eedom to wear or not wear a he said, "is balanced For 61 years flowers for all occasions JOIIN E. LAPES Coftvcnlonf downtown location 308 Third Avenue S.E. by increased insurance rates for others" which result from hospi-talizalion payments. Jordan added that he is sponsoring an amendment to a helmet bill which would apply the law only to those under 18 years of Vinton firemt extinguished a fire in a Roc Island freight train engine Fr day about p.m. Authorities said that an a compressor exploded as th train was passing through Vi ton. This threw oil back OVE the engine's filters and the caught fire. The engineer stopped th train at a crossing 2 miles ea of Vinton and the fire depar merit extinguished the blaze Damage was described as e; tensive. New Mormon Head Approved SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -Spencer W. Kimball Saturday accepted the sustaining vote of the Church of Jesus Christ of -.attcr-Day Saints (Mormon) as its 12th president. Kimball, 79, became head ol the 3.3-million-member church after the death of Harold Lee ast Dec. 26. But Saturday's ceremony was the first time the membership was asked to show its (Continued from Page I.) Moscow, though the Ru; sian press has dealt with th subject at length. Sadat said Wednesday tha Egypt went to war with Israc last October in defiance of hot the U.S. and the Soviet Union He accused the Russians of dc laying promised deliveries c weapons. The Cairo article said the So victs were irked because Egyp did not consult them before th Arabs decided to lift the embar go. "Main Problem" "The main problem tha wearies the Soviet Union an U.S. is the Soviet diplomat! it said. "This-mentality refuses to be lieve that the solution of th Middle East question and Israel withdrawal from Arab land will serve the interests of lh< Soviet Union in the region." Gets 10 Years IOWA CITY James L. Mar-pie, 24, of Iowa City Friday was sentenced to 10 years in the men's reformatory at Anamosa on a charge of robbery without aggravation. Marple was accused of robbing Drug Fair at Towncrest of about Feb. Hurt in Crash INDEPENDENCE Arda Wusser of Cedar Rapids suffered minor injuries early today when the car she was driving went out of control and rolled over 5 miles north of here on route 150. She was treated at an Oelwein r John B. Turner Son Funeral Directors Serving all faiths since 1888. 'lurner's 12 nsl Turner's West 800 Second AVC. SE 122 1 Pi rst Avc. West V- ;