Cedar Rapids Gazette, April 21, 1974, Page 5

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April 21, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - April 21, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Daily Record C. R. Weather High Saturday 78 11 p.m. Saturday 60 Rainfall ..................None Total for April ............3.71 Normal for April..........2.79 Normal through April.....7 81 Total for 3S74 .............9.16 Barometer, steady ........29.87 Humidity at 11 Wind direction and velocity at Gazette weather station at 11 p.m. SW at 18 mph with gusts to 28 jnph. Sun rises Monday, sun sets, Year Ago Today High, 67- low, 56; rainfall, .26. Births Mercy April 19 _ TO the families of Suzanne Glackin, 4140 Eight- eenth avenue SW, a son- George Roman, 2731 Twelfth avenuo SW, a daughter and Russell Nicklas, 522 Thirty sixth street NE, a daughter.' Births Luke's April 15 _ To Mr. and Mrs. Donnie Brill, 71 Twenty-ninth street NW, a daughter. April 19 the families of Mark E. Rundall, 1557 Wash- ington avenue SE, a daughter Donald E. Krapfl, 6508 Laurel lane NE, a son; Kenneth Jacobs, Vinton, a son; Ronald L. Davis, 2190 Coldstream ave- nue NE, a son. April 20 To the families of William Strasburgcr, 2455 Twenty-fourth avenue, Marion a son; Harry J. Cole, Mt. Ver- non, a daughter, and Donald E. Metcalf, Newhall, a son. Iowa Deaths Dccorah Clarence S. Engcn, 64. Monday at 2 at Ma- dison Lutheran church. Friends may call at Steine's after 7 Sat- urday. Elkport Cynthia Hyde, 19 Monday at at Appleton's Edge wood. Burial: Asburj cemetery, Elkport. Ilopkinton _ Beecham Kerby, 76. Monday at 10 at St. Luke Catholic church. Rosary: Sunday at 8 at Goettsch's, where friends may call after 1C a.m. Sunday. Iowa City Harold Tcllin, Co. Tuesday at 10 at George L. Gay's, where friends may call after 4'Sunday. A memorial has been established. Burial: Cedar Memorial cemetery, Cedar Eapids. Luana Edna Smith, 93. Monday at at Schutte's. Keota _ Charles D. Kirkpa- trick, 84. Monday at 2 at United Methodist church. Powell's. Siffourney Stella Florence Raben, 84. Sunday at 2 at Reynold's. Toledo William J. Kubik 80. Monday at at Hender- son's. Traer William L. Burgh- art, 64. Monday at 10 at Over- ton's. Victor Carl Maschmann 76. Sunday at 2 at St. James Lutheran church. McAninch's. Volga Leo F. Krieg, 73, Evanston, 111. Monday at 10 at Sacred Heart church, Volga Witt's, Elkader. Waukon Leo Fitzgerald, 80. Monday at at St. Pa- trick's Catholic church. Rosary at 8 Sunday at Bakke-Hanson's, where friends may call after 2 Sunday. What Cheer Ethel Bradcn Lackard, 78 Davenport. Sun- day at 2 at Hardin's, What Cheer. Burial: Barnes City. Family Affair Photo by Tom Merryman Retired Col. Joseph E. Wilde, 2433 First avenue SW, did swearing-in honors Sat- urday for his daughter, Sara, at the army reserve center on Wenig road. Sara Wilde en- listed in the 301st field hospital unit of the U.S. army reserve for three years. She will be trained as a lab technician. Her basic training will be at Fort McClellan in Alabama with advance training at Fort Sam Houston in Texas. IRS Claims Tax Owed by Iowa Cemefery Firms WASHINGTON (AP) Two Black Hawk county, Iowa, ce- metery firms based in Waterloo, and their operators, owe back taxes and penalties totaling sev- eral hundred thousand dollars, the internal revenue service as- serts. The two firms are the Mid west Garden of Memories, the Cedar Valley Memorial Gar- dens, and Ray Limbrecht and Albert Vocke identified as of- ficials of the firms. Court spokesmen said Friday that the two firms and officials dispute the IRS claims of back taxes and penalties. Midwest Garden of Memories which allegedly owes i back taxes and in pena! ties for 1965-67, has filed a peti tion in U.S. tax court to contes an IRS decision to disallow de ductions. The IRS also claims tha Cedar Valley Memorial Garden owes in taxes for 1965-6 and a penalty of A Memorial Gardens petition claims the IRS erred by indud ing in a determination of "th firm's taxable income a sum allegedly paid to Ray Lim Drecht, president of the corpora Ion at the time, by Midwes Development Corp. City Briefs (More Briefs on 20A) Cash Taken -Police reported in cash was taken from a cigar box in a breakin Friday night at the Dairy Queen, 501 Sixteenth street NE. Coins Stolen Doty, 137 Thirty-seventh street NE, told police in old coins were taken from his apartment some- time in the last four months while he was out of town. Locker Entered John Haddy, 3427 Sheridan drive SE, said a watch and pair of tennis shoes were taken recent- ly from his locker at McKinley junior high school. College Community Breaking M Breakins at three Colleg Community schools late Thurs day or early Friday nettei thieves more than in cash. Taken from a safe at Prairii View schqol was in cash Thieves entered the school b; prying open a door on the eas" side of the building. Thieves took in cash from a safe in a study room at Prai rie elementary school. From Prairie junior high school in cash was taken from the school store cash box, from (he secretaries' cash box, and from a kitchen cash box. All three breakins were dis- covered by morning. custodians Friday Want ads perform an impor tant community service, roac them daily Nab 16-Year-Old In Robbery Try A 16-year-old boy was arrest- ed Saturday afternoon in con- nection with an attempted rob- bery of a grocery store. The youth was charged with assault with intent to commit a Felony in an April 5 robbery at- tempt at Thrifty Food store, 1201 Fourth avenue SE. i Police said a would-be robber left the store after pointing a gun at the owner, Loretta Haddy, and announcing a hold- up. He fled when she screamed. 30 YEARS AGO The Vichy radio reported a detachment of Soviet troops had arrived in southern Italy to fight Italian Fascist forces. (Continued from Page 1.) have an annual payroll of million. The specific order by Lord demands a halt to discharge of rock wastes that result from the production of taconite, a grade of ore used in the pro- duction of steel. Taconite is mined at a Reserve plant lo- cated near the Wisconsin-Min- nesota border near the tip of Jake Superior and turned into ron ore at the Reserve plan at Silver Bay. "Reserve's discharge creates a serious health hazard to the >eople exposed to said Lord n a 13-page memorandum. Lord said earlier that .there vas sufficient evidence to show hat asbestos fibers, which come into Lake Superior in he Reserve discharge, consti- ute a public health hazard to lie thousands who depend on be lake for their drinking wa- ;r. Reserve is owned by Republic teel and Armco Steel. Lord said Reserve's plant vould remain closed until the ompany proves it is in com- liance with state regulations, linnesota water and air qual- y standards are notably strict- r than federal limits. The judge also ruled that Re- serve was in violation of the Federal Water Pollution Act. Three Injured in Traffic Mishaps Three persons were injured in two separata traffic accidents Saturday. Dwight Lloy Wilcoxson, 57. of 3103 Coral lane SW, was in good condition at Mercy hospital after the motorcycle he wa! driving overturned. A passenger, Edward Dulin, 44, of 826 Twenty-first avenue SW, was treated at Mercy and released. The accident occurred private property north of Twenty-ninth avenue in 2700 block SW. Elsie M. Daman, 52, of 1135 Country club drive, Marion, was treated at St. Luke's hospital and released. The car she was drivin crossed the center line and we the ditch near Sixth stre and Waconia drive SW. She WL charged with driving on the le land side of the road. (Continued from Page 1.) zo about the money, in May, 1973. Rebozo was advised by the White House of the IRS interest in the cash before he was con- tacted by the revenue service. AH IRS dealings involving Rebo- zo and similarly "sensitive" in- vestigations were routinely for- warded to John Ehrlichman, the former Nixon White House aide, who relayed the information to Rebozo. John Bartlett, the Florida IRS agent assigned to the Rebozo case, began his interrogation of jotentially key witnesses by ini- ;ially requesting the interviews hrough Kenneth Gemmill, Re- bozo's attorney for tax matters. "It is, to say the -.enzner wrote, "unusual for the 'RS or any agency to conduct an investigation through the subject taxpayer's own attor- ney." Similarly, Bartlett subse- quently told Rebozo that inves- igators for the special Water- fate prosecutors office, then leaded by Archibald Cox, had leen given his IRS file. Such in- ormation, normally not dis- losed to a suspect, was given o Rebozo on Oct. short- y before Cox was dismissed by Nixon, Lenzner wrote, aising the possibility that the uster was in part linked to Obituaries ITue Cedar Rapids 3 j Gazette Sun., April 21, 1974 Donald F. Maack j Rev. W. G. McCrory Donald F. Maack, 57, of 2926 E The Rev. W. Greer McCrory, avenue NE, died Saturday after-84, of 1927 First avenue SW noon following a sudden illness, died Saturday in Rogers, Ark. Born May 19, 1916, in Wa-] following a sudden illness. Rapids was a fireman with the Cedar j pastorates C.R.'s McNamara Among 7 Jaycee Officers Elected McNamara of Cedar was one of six state suoy jjiu, in Capias was one of six state he had resided in Cedarj He was a former United Pres-jvice.presidents for region four since 1941. Mr. Maack bytenan minister, having had tne lowa j 5 fireman with the Cedar j pastorates in Monmouth, fire department for 26'Canon City, Colo.. Chicago, years. i At the time of his death, McNamara was elected at the ivities. inquiry into Rebozo's ac- "Roadblocks" Lenzner's most significant complaint dealt with what he ermed an attempt by the IRS o place "frustrating and debili- ating roadblocks" in the com- mittee's path by refusing to pro- it with agreed-upon docu- Rapids fire department for 26: Canon uunKtTioii aim ueuar1 He has been retired spring regional ,fi convention held at the Roosevelt was i employed by the hntpl aitBnriAH hu TOV Credit Union 1 He was born 10- 1889 at v. r 5 u-euu union. i eee members from 40 chapters. Elected national director for four was Tarn Sheeb rf He married the former Church on Dec. 29, 1967, in Cedar Rapids. Mr. Maack was a member o. the Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 2272, the Moose Lodge, anc Hope Lutheran church. He was a past president of the Eagles and was chairman of the boarc of and zone director for the Eagles. Surviving in addition to his wife is a daughter, Mrs. Earl Glandorf of Homestead, two step-daughters, Mrs. Roberl Bockenthien of Cedar Rapids, and Mrs. David Stevens oi Marion; one step-son, Ronalc Church of Onalaska, Wis.; two grandchildren, and 11 step- Services are pending at Turner chapel east where xiends may call after 4 p.m. Sunday. The senate investigator said hat he two IRS in- elligence agents met last Jan- ary and agreed to exchange all nformation regarding the :ughes-Rebozo investigation. At le time, Lenzner wrote, the ommittee had conducted more lan 300 interviews in the mat- A good salesman has to cove, his. territorv. Want ads do this daily. Counterfeit Bill 3s Reported by Polic Cedar Eapids police advise >eople Saturday night to be o he lookout for bogus rnone fter turning up a counterfei 10 bill. The bill, a 1969 series with erial number K38577795A, wa turned in with a bank deposi Saturday. C.R. Man, 34, Held in Frying Pan Assault A 34-year-old Cedar Rapids man is being held in the Linn county jail on a charge of as sault and battery for allegedly hitting his roommate with a fry- ing pan. Thomas William Thurston, 1431% Second avenue SE, is ac- cused of assaulting his room- mate, Robert W. Brown, Thurs- day night during an argument. Thurston is held in lieu of Jond. Site GMtar ferttc Established In 1683 by The Gazelle Co. and published dally and Sunday at 500 Thlrcf Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids, lowa 52406. Second Class Postage paid at Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Subscription rates by carrier 15 cents a week. By mall: Night edition and Sunday 6 issues 52.25 a month, S24 a year; Atternoon editions ond Sunday 7 Issues S2.5Q a month. a year. Other states and U.S. territories >JO a year. No mall subscriptions accepted In areas having Gazette carrier service. The Associated-Press Is entitled exclu- sively to the use tor republlcatlon of all the local news printed In this newspa- per as well as all AP news dispatches. Always A Welcome Gift! Planters with Green Foliage CENTURY BURIAL VAULTS Since 1927 Charles, Henrietta, Charles Jr. Pochnbradsky 4219 MT. VERNON RD. S.E. 364-7478 1 800 Ellis Blvd. NW FIMWKHS Prompt I'LttWKIl SIKH1 5008 Center PI. Rd. N.E. 39.1-5565 NOVAK MONUMENT CO. FINE MEMORIALS SINCE 1892 203 14th Ave. SE Phone 364-4439 Markers, Monuments and Private Mausoleums We have so many beautiful ways to say something special FLORIST and GIFT SHOP 364-8139 phone answered 24 hours every day (Continued from Page 1.) apartment for about an hour, le said police had been trying o reach Bush Saturday to ques- ion him further but they did not mow where he was. Bush phoned the FBI immedi- ately after he was released and was questioned at length, but a duty officer there said he had ''no information" on the case. ter. However, after a series of let- ters to treasury department of- ficials Lenzner's report said, the committee was told last April 12 that it could receive no addi- tional data pending a dispute over language in the agreement. "As a Lenzner said, "except for a handful of tax re- turns and the chance merely to read a few interviews, we have received notlu'ng from the IBS and have furnished them with voluminous materials. "He urged the committee to autho- rize subpoenas for IRS agent Sartlett and others with "per- tinent information." Evelyn B. Hegland Evelyn B. Hegland 59, of 204 Blairs Ferry road, Hiawatha, died Saturday at a local hospital following a brief illness. Born Oct. 14, 1914, in Lawler, she married Oberlin T. Hegland on Feb. 20, 1932 in West Union. They lived in Decorah for sever- al years before coming to Cedar Rapids in 1955. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran church. Surviving in addition to her husband is a daughter, La Verna Feuerhelm of Cedar Rapids; two sons, Dale and Dennis, both of Cedar Rapids; 12 grandchildren; two great- grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Verle Anderson of Decorah, and three brothers, Glen and Frank Nims, both of Clermont, and Melvin Nims of Fayette. Services will be noon Tuesdaj at Trinity Lutheran church witi 0 Pittsburgh Xenia Seminary Pittsburgh, Pa. He was a! otner stale vice-presidents member of the Senior Men's i elected were Mark Vanourny of Christian Assn. of the Y.MCA. Anamosa; Greg Pabelka of He is survived by three sons, Wcst Union: Kilburg of W. Greer, jr., of Cedar Don Levsen of Olin, the Rev. J. Albert McCrory oflaml Leonard Grasso of Indepen- ___ i T__J ____ i ____ t _ _ ftnnftn Hobart, Ind., and Charles ol Rogers; one daughter, Alice K. Birzetis of Naperville, 111.; 13 grandchildren and four great- grandchildren. Services will be 3 p.m. Mon- day at Turner chapel west by the Rev. Paul Pfaltzgraff, and the Rev. Reuben Tjaden. Burial will be in Linwood cemetery. Friends may call at Turner chapel west after 5 p.m. Sun- day. Memorial Services Rudin, Edward C. Cedar Memorial chapel at 1 p.m. Monday by the Rev. Marion Williams. Masonic services by Mt. Hermon Lodge 203. Burial: Cedar Memorial park cemetery. Splichal, Frantiska Jane- ba-Kuba funeral home west at p.m. Monday by the Rov. George B. McDili. Burial: Czech National cemetery. Cole, D. Irene Bealty- Beurle chapel at p.m. Monday by the Rev. Earl Huebner. Burial: Linwood. Beryl O. Trinity Lutheran church at a.m. Monday by the Hov. Richard Thompson. Burial: Inland cem- etery, Bennett. Friends may -all at Turner west until 9 p.m. Sunday and at the church from 9 a.m. to a.m. Monday. The casket will not be opened after the service.. Whitiucr, James chapel west at p.m. Mon- day by the Rev. Marlin Whitmer and the Rev. Ronald Whitmer. Burial: Cedar Memo- rial cemetery. Turner west. Doug Hickey Hurt in 1-Car Crash on 149 AMANA A rural Cedar Rapids man was injured in a ne-car accident Saturday night n which his ear landed on top f him. Doug Hickey, 18, of route two, fas listed in fair condition at St. ,uke's hospital with abrasions nd possible head injuries. His car left the road one mile orth of Amana on highway 149. The car struck a guard rail, oiled over three times, threw Mickey out, and then landed tin im. The Iowa highway patrol is jntinuing its investigation, and larges are pending. ;he Rev. Richard A. Osing of ficiating. Burial will be in Lin wood cemetery. Friends may call at Turner chapel west after 2 p.m. Sunday until 9 p.m. Monday, and at the church from 10 a.m. Tuesday until a.m. The casket will not be opened following the ser- vice. Claude L. Stratt dencc. State Jaycee President Robert Bone of Manchester delivered the keynote address. (Continued from Page I.) mascus said that the shelling was heaviest in the vicinity of Mt. Hermon, but later in the day extended all along the 40- mile front. Battles Intensified Mt. Hermon, the strategic peak overlooking the entire bat- tle area, has been the scene of heavy fighting all week. The Syrians said artillery and lank battles intensified on its slopes Saturday. The Israeli command in Tel Aviv had no immediate com- ment on Saturday's reported fighting. In Lebanon, villagers said that Israeli artillery shelled the outskirts of the town of Shibaa in southern Lebanon seriously wounding a 10-year-old girl and destroying a number of houses. The villagers said Israeli jets also were seen overhead ap- One person was known deae in a car-truck accident about 11 p.m. Saturday night in the 4700 block of Sixth street SW. Police could not release the name of the person pending no- ification of relatives. Mercy hospital reported five jersons were injured in the ac- cident. Further information on the accident was not immediately Claude L. Stratton, 62, of 86 available. parently searching out Pales- tinian guerilla hideouts. Charged on 3 Counts Following Disturbance Robert Bensen, 2333 Rompot street SE, was arrested Satur- day night following a distur- bance near his home. He was charged with intoxica- tion, resisting officers, and striking fixtures adjacent to a street. Police said a car he was driving struck a mail box, and Bensen allegedly scuffled .with officers who arrived at the scene to investigate. Charge C.R. Man was Intoxicated, Resisting Marvin A. McMurrin, 37, of Eighteenth avenue SW, died Sat- urday night following a brief illness. Born Feb. 29, 1912, in Musca- tine, he lived most of his life in Cedar Rapids. On Nov. 13, 1939, he married the former Bertha jBy Les Zacheis Don't lose time locating a lost tern. Find it fast with a want ad. Dial 398-8234. Barbershop Parade Earns Roars from C.R. Audience Adams in Iowa City. Mr. Stratton was a driver for the Yellow Cab Co. for the pas three years. He was a member of the First Christian church o: Muscatine. Surviving in addition to his wife is a daughter, Mrs. Linda Smith of Redondo Beach, Calif., Four sons, James of Sacramen- 114 Fifth street SE, barged was intoxication and esisting officers Saturday night. He was arrested after Cedar apids police were called to a [lit at 610 Sixth avenue SE. TEAHEN FUNERAL HOME Since 1936 Elden B. Rohn MORTICIAN 600 First Ave. NW" to, Calif., Daniel in the Soast Guard, Port Angeles, Wash., and Larry and Ronald of Cedar Rapids; his mother, Mrs. Ethel Strong of Cedar Rapids; a half-sister, Mrs. Velma Westfall of Lone Tree; a half-brother, Lance Stratton of Cedar Rapids, and six grandchildren. Services are pending at Turner chapel east, where friends may call after 5 p.m. Sunday. Marian F. Teahen OWNER Phone 36M627 The Cedar Rapids Harmon, Hawks reeled off their 24th an nual Barbershop Parade with pair of concerts Saturday nigh in Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Enthusiastic audiences roam their approval of the sparkling array of entertainers starting with Old Time Harmony Music Co. 4 and the evergreen "Are you from The show was emceed bj George Coonlz. Harmony Hawks The impressive-as-ever Har- mony Hawks under the direc- tion of Len Bjella displayed splendid dynamics on the Al Jol- son standby, "Sonny and a clever and versatile arrange- nent of a trip down memory ane in a medley of bon-bons. Chuck Traylor directed' the Hawks in a brilliant "Cool Among the guest quartets was the flashy Boston Commons, which scored with a "Music Man" medley, a fine tenor solo voice on "Sentimental Journey" and a nice blend on a plushy ballad, "Who Told Comedy Also present were the Jax of Harmony from Des Moines, a long on comedy and can on blend. Local quartets appearing in- cluded the ever popular Vigor- their matchless and the Certain ones with 'Shenandoah' D's who certainly need not take a back scat to anyone with their smooth and tasteful rendition the nostalgic "Baby JOHN E. flowers Since 1909 Convem'enf downtown location 308 Third Avenue S.E. 345-0511 We offer only the finest in Service Facilities Knowledge Auk The We Have Served BAXTER MEMORIAL CHAPELS MAIUON: 377-1538 3 blocks north of Library MT. VERNON: 895-8606 Block west of Post Office line and-ifticf For many years community with dignity, i IT Cedar Memorial we 4200 HRST AVtNUE EAST ;