Cedar Rapids Gazette, April 23, 1974, Page 5

Cedar Rapids Gazette

April 23, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - April 23, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Rain is expected Tuesday night in most of California, southern Texas and southern Florida. Snow is likely in the lower Lakes area. The Weather Hiqh temperatures Monday, lew tem- ceratures overnight and inches cf pre- ciDilation: Anchorage 43 35 .05 L. Anqeles 76 54 Atlanta ...7755.51 Miami ....82 Bismarck .52 26 Min'apolis 41 31 .01 Chicago 61 38 N.Orleans 84 63 .03 Denver ...67 39 New York 78 59 .12 Duluth ....4139.24 Phoenix .9365 Honolulu ..8373.07 Seattle ....5946.12 Houston ...8462.27 Wash'gton 5060.34 Extended Forecast Occa- sional rain Thursday through Friday night. Highs 70s and 80s Thursday, cooling to 60s Satur- day. Lows 50s Thursday and Friday and 40s on Saturday. C. R. Weather High Monday.............. 52 Low overnight ...............39 Noon Tuesday 43 2 p.m.........................40 Precipitation ..............None Total for April............. 4.00 Normal for April 2.79 Normal through April 7.81 Total for 1974 9.45 Barometer, rising .........30.32 Humidity at noon 53% f Wind direction and velocity at Gazette weather station at 1' 2 p.m. NW at 17 m.p.h. Sun rises Wednesday, sunsets, Year Ago Today High, 66 low, 45; rainfall, none. Traveler's Forecast Wednesday Weather, Hi-Lc Bismarck........PtCldy 71-4 Chicago .........PtCldy 60-4' Cincinnati .......Clrng 56-31 Cleveland .......Clrng 47-31 Des Moines ........Fair 67-54 Detroit PtCldy 52-3' .Fair 59-42 to grass at Otis road SE an railroad tracks. p.m. Monday. TJnknowi to grass behind 4801 First av enue SE. p.m. Monday. Illcga burning at 1004 Seventeen! street a.m. Tuesday. Possibl train to grass at Hockford roa and Wilson avenue SW. Petition for Bankruptcy Dorothy Kadine and Stanle Smith Johnson, Anamosj Debts: Assets 060, with claimed as ex empt. Janet Linn and Vincent Jack ie Earnest McMurray, 192 Mt. Vernon road SE. Debts Assets: wit claimed as exempt. Mary Catherine Luter (for ward Jones, 91. Thursday at 2 at United Presbyterian church. Jones funeral home. Manchester Doyle Way, 57. Wednesday at at Boh- nenkamp's. Burial: Strawberry Point cemetery. Manchester Elmer Dehn, 84. Wednesday at 3 at Boh- nenkamp's. Iowa City Betty Starr, 61. Thursday at First Pres- byterian church. Graveside ser- vices at Thursday at Memorial Park, Mason City. A memorial has been established. George L. Gay's. Iowa City Herminia Hue- service George Mexico. a.m. Tuesday. Unknown moeller, 87. Rosary-scripture to leaves at 403 Third avenue service Wednesday at 7-30 -r L. Gay's. Burial Marengo Antonia Kingler, 81. Hoover-Valentine's. Iowa City Arlo Wilson 83, New York City. Services were held in Greenwich, Conn. Iowa City Berniece M. Hies, 78. Wednesday at Beckman-Butherus'. (Continued from Page I.) merly known as Mary Cath- had remained noncommital dur- erine 1004 Seventh ing the cries against Johnson bv street SE. Debts: Assets: otner veterans S9B10. with Sfl.ROn elaimerl as 01 gamzations, broke the silence Tuesday to with claimed a exempt. Bonnie Kay and James Wai- say the performance of the VA lace Goeller, Fairbank. Debts: under Johnson in integrating Assets: with Vietnam era veterans into the claimed as exempt. "has been 'corn- Kansas City Milwaukee .Fair 78-5i .....Fair 56-42 Mpls.-St. Paul......Fair 58-41 Okla. City .......PtCldy 85-61 Omaha PtCldy 75-51 St. 70-47 Sioux Falls PtCldy 68-46 Mississippi Stages (Flood stages in Brackets) LaCrosse (12) 9.5, no change Lansing (18) 11.0, fall .1 Dam 9 (18) 2.9, no change McGregor (18) 13.4, fall .1 Guttenberg (15) 12.1, fall .2 Dubuque (17 14.6, fall .5 Davenport (15) 12.8, rise .6 Kcokuk (16) 11.8, fall .1 Cedar al C.R. (13) 5.52, fall .01 Monday Degree Days .21 Total to date Through April 22, 1973 Percent of normal year -98.49 Total normal year Coralville Lake Pool level Tuesday ...671.37 Births Mercy April 22 To the families of David Glynn, 1959 Second ave- nue SE, a daughter; Richard Maresh, 608 Nilsen road NE, a son, Richard Bragg, Mt. Ver- non, a daughter. Births Luke's April 22 To the families of j_ Stephen D. Troy, Mt. Vernon, a son; Donald Norton, 460 Hill- view drive, Marion, a son; Ran- dal Balderston, Central City, twin sons; Daniel Stcggall, 330 Hanover road SW, a daughter; Clark Wilt, 1432 Fourth street NW, a son. Out of Town Births At Ames Mr. and. Mrs. Phil Hanna, a daughter April 10. Mrs. Hanna is the daughter oC Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bell, Coggon. Mr. Hanna is the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. B Hanna, rural. Marion. Marriage Licenses Cynthia Ritchison, Cedar Rapids, and Gregory O'Brien, Solon. Helen Gal, Iowa City, and Stephen Duer, Hiawatha. Marriages Dissolved Margaret Mary and Charles Junior Kay. Fires a.m. Monday. Assis- tance call at 1301 Third ave- nue SE. p.m. Monday. Unknown Sympathy in tlm hnrtlfist word lo write, .my il with floieen PERSON'S F-Sho7 IBM ELLIS ni.VD. NW FLOWERIMIONEMM8M Magistrate's E. L. Eaton, nationa Speeding Daniel Travis 760 Forty-third, street .NE; Al bert Brown, 6572 commander, said, "Then lave been, understandably, ad drive SE; each fined deficiencies in th costs. Becky Dobberke, of checks for Vietnam vet Elaine drive NW; Udell Thorn son, 440 West Post road in the educational pro Dana Meill, 1926 First and some isolated in NE; Yvonne Babinat, 3210 in the hospital avenue NW; Eonald said. "These continue ti Solon; each lined anc costs. Richard Lensing, 2440 Grand avenue, Marion; our principal concerns anc we hope that another adminis Mumm, 6525 Asbury lane will be appointed promp Eugene Bailey, 1727 Eighth and the Veterans Adminis enue, Marion; Russell Mc-Cullough, 119 Southview drive Marion; Rickie Gail, 1641 along with the congres will address themselves to thest teenth street NW; within the shortes DaVis, 2100 Brooklyn drive time." Steven Shifflett, 4418 Walker street NE; Mark about possible 2245 Brockman. centered on Fred B Marion; Betty Schettler, former top aide to watha; Karen Welter, 35 Windsor drive NE; each finec S30 and costs. Jean former Rep. Richard Roudebush of Indiana, who sue Lisbon; David Jensen, Mt. Rhodes, former Sen non; Milton Heckling, Mt. Allott of Colorado and non; John Merringer, 1806 street SW; John Scheer, 1721 Second street SW; Paul have been rumors tha Elgin, 111.; Roger plans to run for public Swisher; Terry Wallace, 2265 in Iowa. street SW; Honald Klever, Twenty-fourth street Richard Ellis, 51714 B avenue NW; Robert Button, route Drivers Marion; each fined anc costs. Minor Failure to stop for school bus Albin Drahos, Mt. in Crash fined and Driving left of center line Jerry O'Connor, 4509 drivers of three cars involved in an accident Monday Pine drive NE; fined minor injuries. None hospitalized. Driver's license violation said the accident oc- Robert Meyer, 287 Twenty-fifth avenue SW; Joseph O'Connor, Winthrop; each at the intersection of Fifth avenue and Seventh street and Faulty equipment of the drivers, John W. JeClere, D14 Seventh 21, of 3000 J street SW, SW; Darryl Switzer, Atkins; each fined and costs. Studded tires Lary Carney, Lisbon' fined charged with failure to ield at an intersection. Harris vas treated at Mercy hospital a possible head injury. Traffic signal violation of the other drivers, Au- Connie Nikodim, 108 Park court SE; Pamela Nadin, 55 Twenty-seventh street L. Facion, 17, of 915 Eighth treet SE, was also examined at Jarryl Switzer, Atkins; hospital. Tiroutek, 316 Second third driver, Carol H. Et- SW; Steven Shifflett, 5320 Gordon avenue NW; Dana Well, 1926 First avenue 16, of 320 Crescent street E, was examined by her pri- each lined and doctor for a possible leg in- Kiglit-of-way violation 'oseph Mepak, Central said Harris' car was incd and on Seventh street Iowa it collided with an east- Tipton Alvena car driven by Miss Et- 75. Wednesday at ohn's United Church Christ, Clarence. Burial: Lowden cemetery. Friends may call after 2 Tuesday, Chapman's in impact forced Harris' car o cross the center line and hit tiss Facion's car, which was at a stop sign in the Williamsburg Osborne lane. xdKeK For 61 flowers for all Obituaries Former Bank, Insurance Man Dies in Florida Frederick A. Groeltz, 77, o 2222 First avenue NE, died Mon day at his winter home in For Lauderdale, Fla. He was born in Cedar Rapids March 20, 1897 and was married to Mabel H Curry in 1945. He served as a vice-presiden of Merchants National bank fo five years and vice-president o Frederick Groeltz Commonwealth Federal bank Detroit, for five years. Prior t his retirement, he operated th Iroeltz insurance agency for 3 years. He was a member of thi ledar Rapids Country club University Athletic club, Ceda Sapids Consistory, El Kahi Shrine and the Embassy club. In Fort Lauderdale he be onged to the Coral Ridge Yach club and the Fort Lauderdali Opera Guild. In addition to his wife he i survived by his daughter, Mary E. Brown of Hackettstown, N.J. and two grandchildren. There will be a cremation committal in Fort Lauderdali and internment in Muscatine al a private service at a late; date. Dr. Bernard D. Tone Dr. Bernard Davison Tone DDS, 68, of 1915 C avenue NE died Sunday following a long llness. Born Dec. 7, 1905, in Salix, hi ivas married to the forme: Warie Weiskamp. Until his re irement, Dr. Tone had been employed by Dr. J. G. Craven DDS. Dr. Tone is survived by on son, John J. Tone, Marion; daughter, Mrs. Paul Steffes a o r g a n t o w n, W. Va.; twi brothers, Leo Tone, Sergean Bluff, and William Tone, Salix; me sister, Helen Weavill, Sioux ;ity, and five grandchildren. t Private funeral services wil ie held Wednesday at the Stewart funeral home wit] burial in Mt. Calvary cemetery There will be no visitation a he funeral home at any time. John E. Lapes 308 3rd Ave. SE 363-0511 Convenient downtown locafion Elmer L. Sutthoff Elmer L. Sulthoff, 71, of 1015 Tenth street SW, a lifelong Ce- lar Rapids resident and an em- )loye of Stamats Publishing Co, lefore his retirement about ten ears ago, died suddenly Mon- ;ay. Born Aug. 13, 1902, at Peoria, he was married to Zora Wells Oct. 4, 1936, at Nashua. Mr. Sutthoff was a member of Cal- vary Baptist church and was active in the Senior Men's club of the YMCA. He had been a canoe explorer in Canada, had written several articles for Out- door magazine and had been well-known as a swimmer, having won a distance sw some four years ago. Surviving in addition to his wife are a son, Dale Sutthoff, Glen Gardner, N.J.; a daughter, Mary Zimmerman, Davenport; four grandchildren; two sisters, Olga Sindelar, Cedar, Rapids, and Edna Stickle, Central City, and a brother, Fred Sutthoff, Clinton. Services are pending at Tur- ner chapel west. Hilda Medinger Hilda Caroline Medinger, 66, of 1301 Third street SE, died suddenly Monday. She was born Oct. in Spring Brook. Mrs. Medinger was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist church and a member of the Rebekah lodge. Surviving are two daughters, Ivelyn Swanson, Cedar Rapids, and Nadine Konen, Willingboro, N.J.; seven grandchildren; a sister, Rosella Silker, Califor- lia; and four brothers, Arthur Michel, Preston, Clarence Mi- chel, Spring Brook, Gregory Mi- chel, Cedar Rapids, and Marvin ffichel, Los Angeles. Services: p.m. Thursday n Turner chapel east by Dr. Ar- nold Herbst. Friends may call until 1 p.m. Thursday. The cas- ket will not be opened after the service. Mrs. Clarance Hopper Hazel Usher Hopper, 79, of 5081 Third avenue SW, widow ofj Clarance F. Hcpper, died Tues- day after a short illness. Born Sept. 16, 1894, in Palo, she was married to Mr. Hopper in 1913. She had lived in Mt. Auburn, Vinton and Norfolk, Va., before moving to Cedar Bargaining Bill Signed by Ray; Wll Live with if: Officials was a Center Rapids in 1970. She member of Unity church. Surviving are three sons, Ber- nard, Ceres, Calif., Bradley, Cndar Rapids, and Bill of Springfield, Ore.; a sister, Mrs. John E. Young, Waterloo; six DBS MOINES (AP) Gov. Robert Ray Tuesday signed into law the bill to allow public em- jployes to negotiate collectively 'with their employers. The measure will allow public employes to join unions w other bargaining groups to negotiate salaries, fringe benefits and working conditions effective next year. The Iowa senate passed the measure last year, and the house debated it 12 days this year before giving final approv- al, but only after inserting grandchildren and grandchildren. five great- Services: Friday at p.m. church, by the Rev. Mabel K. at Palo United Methodist Swanson. Burial: Palo ceme- tery. Friends may call at the Teahen funeral home after 1 p.m. Thursday and until 10 a.m. Friday and at the church in Palo after noon. Mrs. Ralph Harms Madeline E. Harms, 48, of 1317 Hertz drive SE, wife of Ralph Harms, and a Cedar Rapids res- ident 10 years, died Tuesday to] [owing a long illness. Born Jun 7, 1925, in Mason City, she wa married Sept. 26, 1948, at Clear Lake. Mrs. Harms was member of St. Paul's United Methodist church. Surviving in addition to hei husband are two daughters Kathleen Mary and Sandra Sue both- at home; her mother Helen Winter, Mason City, ani a sister, Helen Olson, Loni Beach, Calif. Services: Pending at Major Erickson funeral .home at Mason City. Turner chapel east was in charge of local arrangements. The attitude of public officials in the Cedar Rapids area to- ward signing of the collective bargaining bill Tuesday seemed to be "We'll live with it." Jean Oxley, chairman of the Linn county board of super- visors, said, "We have been get- ting ready in anticipation of a collective bargaining bill being passed. We've always been able to sit down with our employes, and we should be able to work with them (under the new She said it was hard to tell strong anti-strike provisions. effects the law will have I until different groups of em- The senate took less than a day to give Ihe house amend- ments final approval. Six public employe groups were represented among the 31 persons in the governor's office for the signing ceremony. The measure will cover ap- change in that district. proximately local and state public employes. Mrs. Robert Hammond Vivian Danberg Hammond 55, formerly of Cedar Rapids died Monday in Paramus, N.J. following a brief illness. Born in Rock Island, 111., Nov. 4, 1918 she was married to Rober Hammond Nov. 22, 1941, in dedar Rapids. She attendee Roosevelt and Grant schools, in Cedar Rapids. Surviving in addition to her msband are two daughters tfrs. Will Kaffenberger, Arling :on, Va., and Mrs. Ronalc Demas, Paramus, N.J.; two jranddaughters; a sister, Mrs L. A. Woodward, Oklahoma y, Okla.; and a brother Dwight Danberg, Sayre, Okla. Friends may contribute to the cancer fund. Services: Van Der Plaa't fu- neral home, Paramus, Thurs dtay at a.m. Memorial Services Bartosh, Hurley S. 10 a.m. Wednesday in St. Patrick's Catholic church by the Rev Martin T. Laughlin. Entomb- ment: Cedar Memorial. Ar- by Cedar Memoria] funeral home. Ratcliff, Mark Edwin Were held at the First Congre- 'ational church at a.m. Tuesday by the Rev. Glenn Bender. Burial: Cedar Memo- Turner chapel east in charge of services. Domingfuez, Alberta B. Turner chapel east at a.m. "Wednesday by the Key. E. Vayne Ryan. Burial: Linwood. Friends may call at Turner east. Stratton, Claude L----Turner :hapel east at p.m. Wednesday by the Rev. A. J. Stokes. Burial: Cedar Memori- il. Tzortzoudakis, John St. To hn' s Hellenic Orthodox ihurch at 3 p.m. Wednesday )y the Rev. Alexander Anasta- iou. Burial: St. John's Hellenic ection of Linwood cemetery. Gallagher, Howard Trinity u t h e r a n church at noon Wednesday by the Key. Bichard Osing. Burial: Linwood. "Wends may call at Turner vest until 9 p.m. Tuesday and t the church from a.m. to Wednesday. (Continued from Page 1.) o the U.S. and during that time stablished a close relationship ilh the Nixon administration, here was speculation that with im at the head of the govern- ment, Secretary of State Kis- inger would find his peacemak- ng work easier. Rabin told the party central ommittee Monday that he vould pursue peace with Egypt eyond the initial troop disen- agement. But he warned that yria is fighting "an incessant rar against us" and this should e kept in mind while trying to ut together a governing coali- z o tell someone you care with flowers Florist and Gift Shop 364-8139 phone answered 24 hours every day Draport Road Paving Delayed; Work in Stages Linn supervisors, on recom- mendation of the county engi- neer, have rejected bids for Draport road paving that were 38 percent above (lie estimate with the understanding that the paving will be done in stages over a period of years. The action was taken Tues- day. The board also voted Tuesday to accept the low bid for grad- ing the 1.5 miles of that road going east from its interchange with interstate 380. The bids were received lasl week. Low bid for Portland ce- ment paving was compared to the estimate ol Low bid for the grading from Barker, Inc., Iowa City was 4.6 percenl below the estimate. County Engineer Bill Harring- ton said he will redesign the project for stage construction with asphaltic cement, with an asphalt or rock base to be placed this year. Man Hospitalized; Car, Tractor Collided George C. Wolfe; 50, of Cedar Rapids, was in good condition at St. Luke's hospital Tuesday with injuries suffered when his car and a tractor collided on a county gravel road northeast of Ely Monday evening. Linn deputies reported Wolfe was driving east on a road two miles north and a mile east of Ely, came over a hill and struck a tractor driven by Dennis D. Miller, 18, of route 4, Solon. The tractor had been headed west and was turning left into "a driveway. It was struck in the right rear. There was no report of injury to Miller. No charges were filed. ployes begin organizing. School District Ronald Moore, member of the Cedar Rapids Community school district, said he thought the law will not mean much "I don't see too much change. I understand this district is closer teo doing what's required in the law (than other school "I don't foresee any prob- lems, and I certainly don't fear the law." Moore said he was "sorry that the school board which is the elected representative of the public and not tied to either the administration o r employes, isn't the last authority in set- tling issues." Moore said he mainly object- ed to the law's provisions for final offer arbitration. Mayor Don Canney and the city council have not yet read the bill, and have reserved com- ment on it until they can study it, but the council is on record as favoring collective bargain- ing in some form. Intergovernmental Coordina- tor Tom AJler said 'a copy of the amended bill was not available until this week because of the large number of requests the legislature received for copies of the bill. (Continued from Page 1.) House official asserted that Nixon is seeking ways to blunt what he termed "escalating re- quests on all fronts" for more tapes of presidential conversa- tions. This official, who would not allow use of his name, said that while Nixon has not decided precisely how to proceed, he still plans "a comprehensive statement, a comprehensive re- sponse" to the subpoena. However, interviews with sev- eral Nixon advisers disclosed that high-level unhappiness is growing with each new subpoe- na or request for White House tapes. Showed Anger Indications are that Nixon himself let his anger show when he judiciary committee formal- y requested more tapes beyond the 42 conversations it has sub-i The Cedar Rapids 3 Gazette: Wed., April 24, 1974 poenaed for its impeachment in- quiry. And, inside top White House councils, there are increasingly Miter complaints about special Watergate prosecutor Leon Ja- worski's quest for House tapes and documents. One official contended that "we were misled by Jaworski" during negotiations in the months preceding the prosecu- tor's recent subpoena for 64 taped presidential conversations. The official responded "no" when asied whether Nixon was considering firing Jaworski. "Numbers Game" It is unclear how the high- level unhappiness might be translated into White House ac- tion. But it is known that Nixon and his closest advisers have been debating ways to counter the expanding requests while providing the "comprehensive response" to the house subpoe- i. "We don't want to move to a point of confrontation But Ihe question is, do you ever sat- isfy their said one official. "It's gone from nine tapes to 19 tapes to 42 tapes, and now, even before we an- swer, they... want more." This official, who often mir- rors Nixon's views, spoke hea- tedly of "the numbers game" he said was being played by inves- tigators and contended it was an effort to "create impeachment momentum." House First The White House clearly in- tends lo deal with the house committee subpoena before turning to Jaworski's court-sup- ported demand for tape record- ings and other documents relat- ed to 64 conversations between Nixon and four of his former top aides. In asking Judge John Sirica to issue the subpoena, Jaworski said the information was needed for the Watergate cover-up trials scheduled to begin in Sep- tember. The additional tapes and doc- uments being requested .by the bouse impeachment panel may touch on a controversial ITT anti-trust settlement and cam- paign money from the dairy in- dustry, as well as Watergate. Other Requests The Associated Press has ob- tained a copy oE a. letter show- ing.the judiciary .committee, no- tified the White House on April 11 that it would request addi- tional tapes covering those three areas. Rodino refused to say at an impromptu news conference Monday whether the new re- quests in fact deal with all three reas. But he did say, "We want to be as comprehensive as we can." In another development, Sen. Percy (R-I1I.) made public a let- ;er he received 10 days ago 'rom Jaworski, saying the Mute House "is now impeding" ;he Watergate grand juries by 'ailing to produce tapes and capers. How much Will It Cost? You ask this whenever you make a purchase, and there's certainly nothing the matter with asking it when you make funeral arrangements. You shouldn't have to overspend to get the help you need and deserve at life's most difficult time. Murdod Jiolnes. MARION CENTER POINT CENTRAL CITY SPRINGVILLE WALKER COGGON and in Cedar Rapids THE BEATTY BEURLE CHAPEL ;