Cedar Rapids Gazette, April 18, 1974, Page 5

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April 18, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - April 18, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 4-1? Vfl fOIOCAS! Thursday night, fair weather will cover the nation with skies ranging from clear to partly cloudy. A few showers, however, may be found in parts' of the central Rockies and along the New Jersey coast. The Weather High temperatures Wednesday, low 1em peralures overnight and Inches cf pn clpltation: Anchoraae L. Anseles .71 Miami Blsmsrck ..ay Minneapolis 49 3? Chicago ...Mf3 Denver ....an Duluth 30 Honolulu ...8473 Ho N.Orleans 7154 Mew York a 51 Pdoenlx to Seattle 44 Washington 4944 Houston ....7240 Extended Forecast Chanc of rain on the weekend clearin Monday. Lows 50s on Saturday to 40 on Monday. Highs 70s Sal urday to around 60 on Monday. C. R. Weather High Wednesday 68 Low overnight 5 Noon Thursday 6 2 p.m. Thursday 6: Precipitation Won Total for April 3.7 Normal for April 2.7 Normal through April 7.8 Total for 1974 9.1 Barometer, falling 30.0 Humidity at noon 49% Wind direction and velocity a Gazette weather station p.m. WNW at 8 mph. Sun rises Friday. "sun sets, Year Ago Today High, low, 60; rainfall, none. Traveler's Forecast Weather, Hi-Lo Bismarck PtCldy 70-42 Chicago PtCldy 58-50 Cincinnati PtCldy 69-46 Cleveland PtCldy 58-38 Des Moines PtCldy 77-52 Detroit PtCldy 59-4C Indianapolis ...PtCldy 72-48 Kansas City Fair 80-60 Milwaukee PtCldy 55-41 Mpls.-St. Paul PtCldy 67-42 Okla. City PtCldy 82-61 Omaha PtCldy 79-51 St. Louis ____ Fair 78-61 Sioux- Falls PtCldy 74-44 Degree Days Wednesday Total to date Through April 17, 1913 Percent of normal year 97.3! Total normal year Mississippi Stages (Flood stages in brackets) LaCrosse (12) 9.4, no change Lansing (18) 10.4, rise .5 Dam 9 (18) 19.7, rise .4 McGregor (18) 12.4, rise .3 Guttenberg (15) 11.1, rise .1 Dubuque (17) 13.3, fall .2 Davenport (15) '12.2, rise .4 Keokuk (16) 11.5, fall .2 Cedar at C.R. (13) 6.35, rise .10. Coralville Lake Pool level Thursday .669.99 Births Mercy April 17 To the families of Thomas Sonka, route 2, a son; Mark McMann, Newhall, a son; John Knutson, 1848 Tenth street NW, a daughter; Francis Schulte, Norway, a son. Births St. Luke's April 17 To the families of Russell Cooper, 1430 E avenue NE, a daughter; Vernon Coo- per, 151 Brentwood drive NE, a son; Wayne B. Johnson, Spr- ingville, a son; Daniel Stam- meyer, 540 West Ninth avenue, Marion, a daughter; Don AVie- bold, 2530 Twenty-fourth ave- nue, Marion, a daughter. Marriage Licenses Dorothy Johnson and Virgil Saling, both of Toddville. Nata- lie Scheldrup and John Walsh, jr., Sheryl Broxey and William Schaefer, all of Cedar Rapids. Bonnie Thomas, Center Point, and Kevin Fagle, Cedar Rapids. Fires p.m. Wednesday. Assis- tance call at 938 Twenty- second avenue SW. p.m. Wednesday. Un- known to (trass on Sixteenth avenue SW along railroad tracks. p.m. Wednesday. Short in electric switch at 3600 E avenue NE. p.m. Wednesday. Un- known to grass at railroad tracks and Twin Pines NE. p.m. Wednesday. Downed power line's at Four- for Any Gccocfon FLORAL i AURANGEMINTS FLOWift-SHOP 1801 Ellis Blvd. NW, FI.OWERPHONE 3M-18M______ teenth avenue and (AI-J xne ricn street broker who reporl Magistrate's Minister Harold Wilsor signature had been forged to Speeding: Paul Mulhol land, 618 Eleventh avenue promoting a land de fined and costs. says the letter was a gag Reynolds, 802 Fifteenth the press, two newspape SW; Robert Bettiga, 2112 E Thursday. enue NE; Wallace Kann, 111 Thirty-second street NE; each fined and costs. Guardian said Rona Milhench told it he produced t Decker, 1815 Sixth avenue letter after a reporter fro Paul Foley, 1626 Daily Mail talked to h street SW; Lawrence Miller Ely; Henry Goracy, 5749 Gor don court NW; Leo land speculation and me tioned Wilson's name. 2454 River road SW; did not have a lot of tin Arnell, 420 Fifteenth street NE Donald Forrester, 2918 Dale wood avenue SE; David Milhench sai but the Guardian, said he i 2324 Mallory street SW; to say whether he forg Donovan, 1650 signature .to the lettc street NW; Carolyn Couch, claimed earlier he receiv Harold drive SE; each fined and costs. Nancy last year while Wilson was t 2812 O avenue NW; Jalice of the opposition in t lor, 5025 First avenue SW; of commons. Sullivan, route one, letter is a side issue Rapids; Richard Huff, 854 Firs avenue NE; Bill large-scale political fur Amana; Delmar has developed over t 2047 North Towne court NE Edith McCaughan, Anamosa Goff, Fort Dodge; each fined and profit Wilson's person secretary, Marcia Williams, ai her brother, Anthony Field, Driver's license violation aide and. close friend Laverne Smith, 61 prime minister, made avenue SW; Stanton Priske, bought in 1967 and clear Tomahawk trail SE; each and costs. Scott Goslin, slag. Sinclair avenue SE; Hay, 270 Brentwood place NE each fined ?10 and costs. Plate violation William DWah] 4019 rnarl from Page 1.) wdtii, lui.; vicsiover road fined S10 and at Israeli troops occup Faulty equipment the mountainto Burrier, 312 Thirty-first Israeli spokesman NW; fined and ard Arnzu, 718 Up street NE; fined and the same time Syrian gu Vehicle control violation. also opened up on Israer editor who had been Robins; Gordon E. Gil ng against corrupt Marion, and Berl Me authorities was shot and Hiawatha. as he was parking his juror was Marceil; cle at a Hitter, Hiawatha. xyf artistry' CWe Town and Country Shopping Center 364-2146 Rich Insurance Man Says Wilson Letter Was Gag DEATHS Retired Fireman, John Maher, Dies John E. Maher, 66, of 300 Sixth street SW, died Wednes day after a short illness. Born March 15, 1908, he had been a lifelong resident of Cedar Rapids. Mr. Maher retired as an assis ant fire chief in 1959 after 27 years of service. He had been employed by Collins Radio, re tiring in 1972. He was a navy veteran of World war II; member of the American Le- ;ion; Iowa Fireman's Assn. and he Cedar Rapids Horseman's club. He is survived by a daughter, 3 o n i, San Francisco; two listers, Sister Mary Maher, 3.V.M., Dubuque and Mrs. Wil- iam Stanton, Bernard. Friends may .call at the itewart funeral home from 4 to p.m. Thursday." Services: Friday at 10 a.m. at it. Patrick's church by the Rev. dartin Laughlin.. Burial: Mt. Calvary. Father Laughlin will ecite the Rosary Thursday at :30 p.m. at the funeral home. Inmate Suit On Dues Refund Is Dismissed An inmate at the Anamosa men's reformatory won one skirmish in federal court ac- tion Wednesday but lost the war. John Morris Kelley had pe- titioned to file a lawsuit as a pauper against the Jaycees of the United States, Iowa and the reformatory. Federal Judge Edward Me Manus agreed to waiving Ke ley's filing fees of but dis missed the suit as out of th federal court's jurisdiction. Kelley claims the Jaycee owe him the he paid fo Jaycee membership, since h was "wrongfully expelled from the reformatory chapte after a dispute. Memorial Services Qiiass, Laura Edna Turner vest at p.m. Friday by .he Rev. Ernest W. Larson. burial in Mends ivest. may Palo cemetery, call at Turner (Continued from Page 1.) time covered by the indictment, detailing how he had restricted his work schedule in order to spend all weekends and all eve- nings except Monday and Tues- day with her. Bonner ended his direct ex- amination of Stans with a series of questions asserting Stans' in- nocence. "Did you ever ask anyone to do anything to help Robert Vesco or his "Mr. Bonner, on my oath I never did anything to help Ro- bert Vescp in any way and I never asked anyone to do any- thing to help Robert Stans replied firmly. "Did you testify to the facts t the grand "I testified to the facts as then recalled them." "Did you willfully and know ingly give false testimony .to grand "I certainly did not." "Did you conspire with John Mitchell to defraud the GA( and the "I have not conspired will John Mitchell or anyone else t defraud the Stan replied. Stans' testimony that he hai given the grand jury "the facL as I then recalled them" anc that he had reviewed his rec ords since the indictment ap- parently was elicited because of a conflict between his testi mony Wednesday and his gram jury testimony. Bonner was apparently trying :o explain the conflict by stress 'ng Stans'. preoccupation .with his wife's illness during his ap- pearance before the grand jury. Two Thefts at One Residence Two men who live at the same address reported thefts of terns Wednesday from their Donald W. Hrabek told police ie returned home to find cash and worth of food itamps missing. David L. Herrick told police a ransistor radio valued at a iair of sunglasses valued at Tile Cedar Kapids Gazette! Thurs.. April 18, 1974 3 (Continued from Page 1.) j group a bunch of paranoiacs for 60 days. Whether she was in the bank with someone or whether she had her mind bent by coercion, or whatever else, psychologists can explain. "If you give someone limited! The driver of a motorcycle information, withhold affection, suffered scratches and a possi CyclisfHurf; Police Chief Fell Trying Next Week: To Miss Dogs and then give it back, there are noted ways of making people do things they won't do under nor- mal circumstances." The robbery confirmed to him Kencrest drive NE, was treated leinecke Sets Reform Propose SAN DIEGO, Calif. (AP) .t. Gov. Ed Reinecke says th est way to reform election ancing is to prohibit campaig ontributions by all groups, i; hiding political parties. "The simplest way to resolv 11 of this is to say there shs e contributions from individ Is only, and none from any o anized he said. Reinecke, who is seeking th lepublican nomination for go rnor, spoke to a Republica group Monday. Reinecke has been indicted b federal grand jury on perjur tiarges. in connection with h estimony to a senate commi ee about financing of the 197 .epublican convention. md a flashlight valued at vere taken. The men live at 169 Sixteenth venue SW. 10 YEARS AGO The newly- ntegrated high school in No- asulga, Ala., was destroyed by re which sent flames so high ley could be seen miles away. lay Signs Bill on iddition to Academ DES MOINES (AP) Go' :obert Ray signed into la 'hursday a bill to appropria for an addition to th owa Law Enforcement Acai my at Camp Dodge. It was one of five bills h igned Thursday. Another will approprial to. the state librarj commission for the regional 1 brary system to tie used, only federal funds received by th library in the past are no available this year. The other new- laws wil change the taakeup of the La1 Enforcement Academy CouncL appropriate expenses for judge and magistrates, and raise th salary of the state geologis from to per year (Continued from Page 1.) deman, former White Hous chief of staff, for not having tol him about the presidential tape were "silly and untrue." He also denied that, when h submitted his resignation las year, he had reached an under standing that the Presiden would follow through with complete statement of every thing he knew about .the Water Ijate case. "My resignation did not in volve any imposition of condi tions on the Ehrlich man said. "By the time I left elt that he had, in fact, made a 7ull disclosure of what he knew about Watergate." Tape Gap Ehrlichman also denied ever .elling anyone he thought an 18- minute gap in one of the presi- [ential tapes had been causec deliberately. The Los Angeles Times article vas based on interviews with Seattle area friends and as- ociates of the former White House aide. Frank Haven, the Times man- ging editor, said, "The Times lands by its story. Mr. Ehrlich- man was given the opportunity o respond to it prior to publica- on and twice declined to do so n the record." flowers can say everything FLORIST and GIFT SHOP 364-8139 Phone Answered 24 Hours Every Dsj John B. Turner Son Funeral Directors Serving all faiths since 1888, 'Ilirner's Hast 800 Second AW. SH 'Rimer's West First AveAVest that his daughter is alive, he said. FBI Now Free He said he believes the FBI now has "a free hand to do whatever they want to do" to find Patricia. ble broken thumb early Thurs- day in an accident that killed a dog. Robert L. Tokheim, 22, of 3746 at Mercy hospital and released. Police said Tokheim was southbound in the 3300 block of First avenue E when he swerved in an attempt to miss three dogs. Steinbeck The city council hopes to de- cide on a new chief of police sometime next week, Safety Commissioner James Steinbeck said Thursday. The choice may not be an- nounced that soon, he added, jecause of procedural matters and a delay while the successful candidate is notified and of- ficially accepts the post. Really Patty? Both parents said it would be difficult for them to swear in court that Patricia was the girl in the bank holdup, from the photographs taken by the bank's bidden cameras. "For legal purposes, 1 don't think I could possible say that the gaunt-faced girl in the jrown wig was definitely my Mrs. Hearst said. Hearst said he would think it was Patricia simply because pictures were taken and the FBI said it was she. New Trash Can Says Thank You To Depositors BROOKVILLE, N. Y. (AP) He talks, he sings, he makes slightly risque suggestions and le swallows garbage. He's Ar- hur, the talking trash can. His nventor thinks a kind word 'rom Arthur encourages people o fill him with garbage rather ban dump it where it doesn't jelong. Arthur is the brainchild of Charles Hamad, 24, of Danbury, "imn., a graduate student in isychology at C. W. Post col- ege, and Dr. Jeff Corey, an as- ociate psychology professor and Hamad's thesis adviser. Arthur's voice is a tape cas- sette, activated when trash is stuffed into the 45-gallon can. femad said he has five dif- erent tapes for Arthur. Several say, "Thank one plays music and another makes ran- dom noises. And then there is what Hamad calls the "X-rated ape." Hamad says it's "kind of corny, but says things like, Meet me up in your room in 10 minutes with a whip and a >rune Danish.' Hearst's wife, Catherine We standing at her husband's side criticized Saxbe for saying he included Miss Hearst when he labeled the SLA a group of "common criminals." "I'm terribly surprised and saddened that the attorney gen- eral of the United States would characterize Patty as a com- mon criminal when she's never convicted of a Mrs. Hearst said. She added she loped Saxbe wouldn't make :'any more prejudicial state- ments." Tokheim was hurt when the! Tnc job has been vacant since ..A freak accident Wednesday resulted in a cut to the chin and loosened teeth for the driver of a car who was injured while crossing railroad tracks. Carolyn J. Clark, 30, of 929 Fourteenth avenue SW, was treated at Mercy hospital and released. The accident occurred in the 1300 block of Tenth street SW. Miss Clark told police the cross- ing was rough and she hit her chin on the steering wheel. ..A. driver, who. lost, several teeth when his car hit a utility pole and traffic signal Thursday refused hospital treatment. Thomas Lee Dietz, 43, of 212 Twenty-ninth avenue SW, tolc police he was eastbound in the 100 block of Fourteenth avenue SE when his car sheared off a utility pole, causing a set ol traffic signals to fall to the ground. Dietz, charged with failure to maintain control of the vehic- le, was taken to Mercy hospital but walked out without receiv- ing treatment. j George Mafias retired last fall due to ill health. The eight applicants for the job, including two members of the Cedar Rapids police force, were interviewed this week by the full council. The mayor and commis- sioners agreed Thursday all eight were "very impressive." C. R, Man Arrested On Narcotics Count DENVER Michael G. Al- berts, 21, of Cedar Rapids, was arrested Tuesday for investiga- tion of possession of worth of narcotics. Two suitcases which police say contained 44 pounds of mari- juana were confiscated at the Denver airport when Alberts was arrested. Denver police say Alberts, who refused to give a Cedar ilapids address, tried to claim he suitcases after flying from Tucson, Ariz. Alberts was carry- ing a ticket from Tucson to Denver when arrested. Fe'ed the Birds Whitmore Sees New Day for Energy Firms DAVENPORT Charles H. Whitmore, president and chair- man of the board of Iowa- Illinois Gas and Electric Com- pany, told shareholders at the annual meeting Thursday that "a new day has dawned for the entire energy industry." Whitmore cited the recent en- ergy crisis for focusing the pub- lic's attention on energy prob- lems. Admitting supply problems his firm shares with all energy utilities, he stated however that "we have confidence the utility industry will survive and even prosper." Whitmore said Iowa-Illinois was "fortunate to have joined in partnership with Common- wealth Edison to construct the Quad Cities nuclear power sta- tion." In the next five years, ac- cording to Whitmore, the com- pany will spend over mil- lion for new construction. Earnings for 1973 fell 18 per- cent, it was reported at the meeting, and common stock earnings dropped from per share in 1972 last year. Dean R. Stichnoth, Betten- dorff, vice-president and secre- ,ary of the firm, was named a director at the meeting. He re- places C. J. Math, former ex- ecutive vice-president who re- tired last year. Air other board members, in- cluding Harry G. O'Donnell of Cedar Rapids, were re-elected. flowers for every occasion! since 1909 JOHNE. LAPES Convenient downtown location 308 3rd Ave. SE 365-0511 Good Friends Sympathy, concern, understanding they're the things that make a good friendship. And these same things make every service we direct some- thing personal. Murdoch jiolnes. MARION CENTER POINT CENTRAL CITY SPRINOVILLE WALKER COGGON and in Cedar Rapids THE BEATTYBEURLE CHAPEL ;