Cedar Rapids Gazette, April 7, 1974, Page 5

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April 07, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - April 7, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Record-- 35 C. R. Weather High Saturday............. 61 Low 11 p.m. Saturday....... Rainfall...................Non Total for April............i. Normal for April..........2. Normal through April.....7 Total for 1973.............7. Barometer, falling ........29.' Humidity at 11 Wind direction and veloci at Gazette weather station 11 p.m. S at 16 mph. Sun rises Monday, st sets, Year Ago Today High, 5was expected) George Lewis Kibler, 75. to deal with the arms limitation JH05 Center Point road NE, died! talks, balanced troop cuts inj Saturday morning at a rt Europe and his scheduled hospital following a brief'; are quietly mak- to the Soviet Union this sum-j illness. i "f for a house mer I M r-w i ote on in late ZT Mr- "'as born June 21- and a senate trial of Pres- The President's talks with in Ross and lived in Cedar! idcnt Nixon, if necessary begin- Tanaka probably wil! cover Ja- Rapids for Cl years. He in Ian. pan's relationship with NATO as as an engineer of the Rockl well as bilateral U.S.-Japanese! Island railroad after 51 years'! issues, i service with the company. On several occasions Nixon has indicated an effort would he made to form a new and im- ciary commmee will compldc He and the former Edith Rossi its impeachment inquiry by the were married in Des Moincsjend of June and on a growin" 0 lOlO f.n, ____ i- __ ,1 proved relationship between fhej U.S. and Europe, but instead the existing relationship has deteri- Mareh Pholo by Duane Creek those attending the Linn county Democratic convention Saturday at the, coliseum were Steve Root, 1412 Ellis boulevard NW, left, and Charles Lingren, 1124 Eighth street NW. Other delegates are shown in the background. Delegates Pass Planks To Decriminalize Pof, All Sex (Continued from Page 1.) Thc semi-official Egyptian ewspaper Al Ahram said the ep "might be a tactical pro- cdure by Khadafy after which e will regain his full author- y." Telephone communications etween Europe and the Libyan apital were operating normally nd the official Libyan news ;ency said Tripoli was calm. Text Here is the text of the decree at the Egyptian news agency rculated in Beirut: "Article 1 Without upset- ng the post of commander-in- ief of the Libyan armed rces, it has been agreed that 1. Moammar Khadafy devotes his time to popular organiza- nal and ideological action. ing until later, debate on som 25 issues. Several more plank were added from the floor bj delegates. That procedure appeared speed things up until snafus de v e 1 o p e d over definition o amendments and substitute mo :ions, and confusion over thi request for roll call vote on thi amnesty matter. Convention Chairman Henr; Madden twice asked delegate; to vote on the roll call request and twice the convention vote( down the request. He then re versed himself, saying the issui was not debatable. The confusion was augmented by a supper hour desire of some delegates to grab a sandwich There was a short delay as ser geants-at-arms rounded chomping delegates, from the downstairs armory. Delay on Delegates Put off to the end of the con vention was the matter of se lecting delegates to the May district convention at Maquoke ta, and the June 15 state con vention at Ames. Under new Democratic rules, there is no quota system in de- termining delegate represent- ation, but some weighing must be given to sex, minority groups, various age groups and economically disadvantaged. Early in the convention, the Democratic delegates over- whelmingly voted not to send delegates to the district and state conventions backing spe- cific candidates. This followed speeches by Mi- chael Blouin, Harry Sullivan, C. J. Adams and Martin Jensen, all running for the Democratic nomination for Second district congressman; and William Gan- non, James Schaben and Clark Rasmussen, all seeking the party's gubernatorial nomina- tion. Sex, Marijuana Debate on the platform began up at at and was wound at crowded stores throughout north London, police reported. A total of 14. bombs exploded within an hour, but there were no reports of any casualties and damage was minor. Firemen suspected other in- cendiary devices might be con-j cealed in the buildings. A number of the stores are Jewish-owned and the explo- sions coincided with the Jewish Feast of Passover. with Article it been (Mar Sajftte (Saz? ttc Established In 1933 by Th- Gazelle 52406. Second Clos: Cedtr Rapids, Iowa. :edor Roplds, Iowa Postage paid al Subscription rates by carrier K cents a week. Sunday 6 mall: Night edition and tiiun; mym cumuli un issues 52.35 a month, nday Olhi year: Afternoon editions and Sunday 7 Issues a month, S25 a year. Other states and U.S. territories a year. No mail subscriptions----- having Gazette carrier The Associated Press Is........---------- slvely to the use tor republlcatlon ql per as well as all s Is entitled exclu- printed li.....-____r II AP news dispatches. agreed that Col. Moainmer Kha- dafy be relieved from undertak- ing work related to political, ex- ecutive and traditional affairs in addition to relieving him from all protocol matters in eluding greeting heads of state at airports, seaports and receiv- ing ambassadors. :'Artidc 3 The prime minister will undertake all the affairs mentioned in Article 2. "Article 4 This decree does not affect the authority and obli- gations of the Revolutionary Command Council stated in the constitutional declaration. "Article 5 This decree takes effect as of the day of its publication, and it is to be pub- lished in the official Gazette." Pick up the phone today and let a want ad go to work for you. Dial 398-8234. FINE MEMORIALS SINCE 1892 203 14th Ave. SE Phone 364-4439 Markers, Monuments and Private Mausoleums I urns i p.m. Democrats also voted in favor of planks to decriminalize pos- session of marijuana for per- sonal use, and to decriminalize all sexual activity between con- senting adults conducted in pri- vate. Linn county Sheriff Waltei Grant argued against the dccri minalizing of marijuana. deal with it every clay. Ninety percent of the hard drug users started out on marijuana." Sheriff Grant said a recent studv bv John Hopkins universi- ty claimed (hat continued use of marijuana is more dangerous than use of alcohol. However, another delegate said it might also be said that nine out of ten heroin users "al- so started out by drinking milk." He said people die from drinking alcohol, "but none have ever died from mari- juana." of the plank said it indeed meant homosexuality. "We don't ask you to tolerate homo said another propo nent, "but are saying it's none of your damn business." The convention adopted by a sizeable margin a plank op- posing the death penalty after voting down amendments which would allow capital punishment in cases of rape mutilation murder, premedi- tated murder and other high capital crimes. One Linn county official urged the convention not to bring into arguments on either side of the death penalty issue the circum- stances and names of those in- volved in two recent local murder cases. While the platform committee did not report it out, the con- vention gave strong support to _ plank submitted from the floor which would allow medical per- sonnel the right .to refuse to par- ticipate in an abortion. Also submitted from the floor and defeated was a proposec plank which would have man- dated penalties for failure to report cases of child abuse. Following are some of the other platform planks adopted jy the Democrats: Enact strong gun control legis- iation, after deletion of the statement: .including the prohibition of handguns for the general public." Rescind the Cedar Rapids city ordinance whereby police of- "icers lose their jobs if they ex- e r c i s e their constitutional rights. Create a state restitution und to indemnify the victims ofj rime. Enact a statute meeting con- titutional requirements that rohibits child molesting. Increase the funding of the Iowa tuition grant program, ex- panding it to include students attending state schools and community colleges. Maintain the 55 mph speed limit permanently and build highways accordingly. Return to the traditional time periods for Daylight Saving a moratorium, at state and national time. Institute both the levels, on new nuclear power plant construction until it is de- termined that it is in the pub- lic's interest to resume con- struction. Make a complete and thor- ough congressional investiga- tion into the charges against the President, so that impeach- ment proceedings can be justly and rapidly concluded. A sub- stitute plank urging congress to rapidly impeach President Nix- on was defeated. Require the news media to provide free and equal public- service time to all bona fide candidates for public office. Limit, future, governors, of Iowa to two four-year terms il office. Get the' state of Iowa out of the liquor business. Regulate smoking in public places. Allow "death with dignity" by choice for suffering terminally ill patients "not to be in- 'erred as meaning euthanasia." Require 50 percent voter ap- proval on general obligation and revenue bond issues.. (Continued from Page 1.) convict Clifford "Death Row Jeff" Jefferson. Those meetings were announced last Saturday. "This would mean she was perfectly well at that he said, adding that he believes she s still alive. orated and a hoped-for Europe- an visit by Nixon this month to sign a new Atlantic policy docu- ment was called off. The major factor in the in- creasingly difficult relationship between Washington and the Eu- ropean community has been France. Progress is not expect- ed on Atlantic problems involv- assumption that the committee was a member of the ,will recommend that articles of Cedar Christian church, be sent to the cent lodge AF and AM, Iowajnouse floor. Consistory, El Kahir Shrine, If so, and if the house should ing that country until a new Fargo, N.D.; four grandchildren Malta chapter, OES, Geth- vote to impeach the president, semane White Shrine of Jerusa-jthe timetable would mean that lem and the Brotherhood of Lo-jthe senate trial probably would comotive Engineers. jnot be concluded until shortly Surviving in addition to fhe Nov- 5 congressional wife are two daughters, Mrs. T a 1 m a n Hanson of Cedarj Few of the senior leaders of Rapids and Mrs. Robert Haas of, congress arc willing to discuss French president is elected. Plane Damaged in Landing Accident Cedar Rapids A light plane sustained minor damage Saturday afternoon when one of its wheels struck mud beside a runway at the Cedar Rapids municipal airpor; and it nosed over. The pilot, Donald Kvindlog, of 3618 Northwood drive NE, was not injured. The accident occurred al about 1 p.m., as Kvindlog was attempting a "touch and go' landing on runway 26. The righl main landing gear dropped of] the edge of the pavement into deep mud, causing the four- place, single-engine plane to till up on its propeller and righl wingtip. A truck and tractor became stuck in the mud, which the pilot estimated at about eight inches deep, while trying to pull the airplane from the site of the accident. Dismisses Dogma He totally dismissed Patty's comment on the tape that "all of the lower class and at least half of the middle class will be unemployed in the next three years and that the removal of people has already unneeded started." With some irritation, Hearst said, "No rational person could believe that sort of nonsense." He said the theory that his daughter might have been in- volved in her own kidnaping was "idiotic." Liberal, but. Homosexuality One delegate asked the full implications of the plank decri- minalizing sexual activity be- tween consenting adults. A delegate speaking in favor Junior Classical League Elecfs Kennedy Junior A junior at Kennedy High school Saturday was elected vice-president of the state Jun- ior Classical league. i Clyde Guillaume, son of Mr. Hearst said that "like all chil- DES MOINES (AP) Gov Robert Ray Saturday vetoed a measure which would have al- owed the department of social services to-establish a furlough jrogram for inmates serving uncommuted sentences. The law now provides for a 'urlough program under which nmates confined in institutions under jurisdiction of the depart- ment of social services can be temporarily released under cer- tain circumstances. But Ray said he believed the measure sent to him "goes far beyond what is requested and which the department feels is desirable and necessary." isiraoie ana necessary. D I k 1 1 T He said there is merit to a rOllCG Nab I WQ and three great-grandchildren; two brothers, Harley C. Kibler of Gulfport, Miss., and Donard E. Kibler of Kent, Wash; and four sisters, Mrs. Hazel Tipton and Mrs. Fred Ohlman of Los Alamitos, Calif., Mrs. R.H. An- derson of Hemet, Calif., and Mrs. Leonard Davis of South Gate, Calif. Services at p.m. Tuesday at Turner east by the Rev. Neville Clayton of Cedar Chris- tian church and Crescent lodge. Burial; Cedar memorial. Friends may call at the funeral chapel. All Master Masons are asked to meet at the chapel at p.m. Tuesday. Memorial Services Myhre, Arthur Ho Mon- day, a.m., at St. Mark's Lutheran church by the Rev. David F. Larson. Graveside services at 3 p.m Monday in Wallingford. Friends may call at Turner east until 9 p.m. Sun- day and at the church from a.m. to a.m. Monday. The casket will not be opened after the service. Berry, James Frederick All Saints church at a.m. Monday by the Hev. Edinocd J. Becker. Military services at the graveside in Mt. Calvary ceme tery by Hanford post, American Legion. The Knights of Colum- bus will recite the osary at 1 p.m. Sunday at Turner east. All Saints parish and Catholic Daughters of America will re- cite the Rosary at p.m. Hallene, Eutli Amy Tur- ner east at p.m. Monday by the Eev. Glenn Bender. Burial: Cedar Memorial Friends may call at the funeral chapel until 1 p.m. Monday The casket will not be opened after the service. Morton, John M. Private graveside services in Cedar Me- morial Monday. Friends may call at Turner east until 9 p.m Sunday. Mr. Morton was a nember of Crescent lodge, AF and AM, not Mt. Hermon as previously announced. and Mrs. Alvin A. Guillaume of 6525 Minden lane NE, was one of five new officers elected at the conclusion of the league's annu- al state convention, held Friday and Saturday at Washingt High school. About 160 Latin students from 14 high schools attended the convention. In addition to a mixer dance Friday and con tests in academics, Olympics and costumes, seminars were held on the subjects of women and love in ancient Rome. Corrine Murphy, a student al Columbus High school in erloo, was elected president. Other new officers, all students at Aquin High school in Cas- cade, are Pat Hayes, treasurer; Neil secretary, and Lynn Devaney, parliamen- tarian. dren today" Patricia was a lib- eral and against "many of the injustices that trouble our soci- ety today." "She wasn't a he CENTURY BURIAL VAULTS Since 1927 Charles, Henrietta, Charles Jr. Pochobradsky 4211) MT. VERNON RD. S.E. 364-7478 JOHN E. flowers Since 7909 Convenient downtown location 308 Third Avenue S.E. 365-0511 'I think, frankly, most people should be liberal, if the definition of liberal is treating citizens, of this country fairly, freely no matter what his color, race, creed or religion." Radical attorney Vincent Hal- linan offered Friday to meet secretly with Miss Hearst to de- termine if she is unharmed and free to leave the SLA. But Hearst said such a meet- ing would not satisfy him and wouldn't comply with the escrow agreement. pre-release .transition program! if handled wisely but said this bill "extends the furlough pro- gram beyond a reasonable limit." The bill would have allowed up to 14 days furlough to any in- mate if a member of his imme- diate family were seriously ill or had died, if the inmate were to be interviewed by a prospec- tive employer or if he were au- thorized to participate in n O.lx. Two adolescent streakers were nabbed by Cedar Rapids police Saturday night. The two, both male juveniles, were ap- prehended as they streaked in the 1900 block of Mt. Vernon road SE. Streaking, a current fad among young people, means running nude in a public place. Police said the two be charged with indecent behavior training program not available j and turned over to the youth within the institution. bureau. The measure also would have allowed the furlough if an in-! mate were participating in pro grams or activities that serve rehabilitation objective. the tentative plans openly be- cause, they say, they do not wish to give the impression that they are prejudging the out- come of the inquiry under way in the house judiciary commit- tee. But the leaders must be prepared to act on the house committee's decisions and thus they are looking ahead to the possibility that the impeach- ment process might run its full course. The following is the current but decidedly tentative out- look of the leaders: The house judiciary commit- tee will take about six weeks, beginning in early May, to ex- a m i n e evidence being as- sembled by the inquiry staff and to decide whether it constitutes grounds for impeachment. If the committee, by majority vote, recommends articles of impeachment in the latter part of June, the house would defer consideration of them until re- turning, probably on July 9, from an Independence day :cess. H Nixon is impeached, the senate will probably delay as much as a month or until late August the start of the trial. The delay would enable the President's lawyers to prepare a defense and permit the senate to act on such important pend- ing legislation as appropriations leasures. The trial, according to one es- timate, .could last two months. Banana Record Claimed MIAMI (AP) _ It took some 500 ice cream and banana lovers 28 minutes to dispose of what is being claimed as ills world's largest banana split, The 226-foot-long split was devoured under the sponsorship of a University of Miami stu- dent group vying for a new entry in the Guinness Book of Records world's largest ban- ana split consumed at one sit- ting. 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