Cedar Rapids Gazette, May 7, 1974, Page 3

Cedar Rapids Gazette

May 07, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - May 7, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa The Cedar Itapids Gazelle: Tuts., May 7. 1974 City Briefs Big George! Virgil Partch White House Asked Milk Fund Be Set Before Price Hike Disabled Vets and al S1SW alul a Regular meeting tonight at tank a' at coliseum. Members from tllis park, asked to bring snack food for hospitals lraller lake" Jolm TO: jman, 4516 Center Point road Shampoo living rooms a lr.ailcr Diamond Car- !at was lakc" lot at pet. 36G-6226.-Adv. iaw laken R. H. Cooper, j street between Friday and] Open Forum A highways 30 and 149 W working at- Ihe Lindale Monday a registerec shop until re-opening.-Adv. left wjthout paying a ?60 jbill. Don's Barber Shop, 1314 2ndi St. SE. Now open for business. Hours: 0 to daily. Adv. Beautician wanted, part time Sandra Lee's Beauty Salon, 719 3rd St. S.W. 364-5991.-Adv. Fashion Cleaners Wedding gowns, formats. Adv. Hickory smoked barbecued ribs, shrimp and chicken, served Wednesdays, G to 9 p.m. Stickney's Scoreboard, Marion. Adv. Fun and Games, Tuesday p.m. Marine Benefit. Evy's Up- stairs Lounge, next to Para- mount Theater. Adv. Mother would love a First Edi- tion Grant Wood Plate from The Stable on the Alley. 365-2448.- Adv. Save on patient gowns and under pads Buresh Rental. Adv. Benefits for Underprivileged Children's Camp. Buy garden and flowering plants at Gamma Phi Beta's "Garden Party" at 2626 Sever Ave. S.E. Wednesday evening, 6-8, Thursday 9- Breakin .Reported Carol Tumm, 710 Thirty-fourth street NE, reported a .22 caliber pistol valued at a microphone valued at and a jar of pen- nies 'of undetermined value were taken .between Tuesday and Sunday from her residence. Money Missing Six pack- ages of cigarets valued at ?3 and in coins were reported taken in a breakin Sunday or Monday from the residence of Donna Garth, 851 Fifth avenue SE. Tools Takcn Charles McVay, 2701 0 avenue NW, owner of McVay Construction, reported Monday that tools va- lued at were taken from a construction shed at 1103 Twelfth avenue SW. Tools Taken John Wyatt. 3051 Sixth street SW, reported lools valued at were taken Residence Entered James Arnold, 1651 Thirty-fourth street SE. reported a set of rings valued at a pair of pre- scription glasses valued at and cash were taken in a breakin dence. Sister Sunday at his resi- Dies Mae Maher Wachter, 86, formerly of Cedar Rapids, and sister of F. D. Maher, Cedar Rapids, died Sun- day in Burlingame, Calif. Ser- day in Burlingame, Calif. Serv- ices: Tuesday in Burlingame. Coin Club Robert Douglas will speak about the half dollar at the p.m. meeting of the Cedar Rapids coin club Wednes- day at 1820 First avenue NE. Food Meeting The Natural Food Associates will meet Fri- day at 8 p.m. at the YWCA. Dr. R.A. Zmoos, state president, will speak. Hour The Storv weekly story hour for pre-schoolers will given Wednesday in the downtown public library at a.m. and at the Edgewood Branch at p.m. Sunrise Optimists District meeting al Newton, Saturday. No regular meeting. Five Seasons Toastmasters, Embassy club, Camel room, noon Friday. Speakers: Paul Martin, Phil Kuhn, Charles Can- adav. Cutting Torch Blaze Seriously Burns Linn Man A rural Springville man suffered burns over the top part of his body Monday morning when a cutting torch apparently ignited gasoline vapors and burst into flames. Clifford Grottier, 37, was working at the J Avenue Sal- vage Co., 509 J avenue NW, when the mishap occurred. He was taken to St. Luke's hospital, where he was listed in Sunday or Monday from his car fair ,being while it was parked at his University hosP'- dence jtals burn unit. j Grother was reported to have Garage Entered Leonard j suffered burns on his hands, Casteel, 1124 Nineteenth avenue i arms, back, and face. SW, reported tools valued atj S100 were taken Sunday or Mon- 30 YEARS AGO Creation of day from his garage. volunteer noncombat units from among Italian prisoners of war, Canoe Taken James E.junder the command of Ameri- Hanson, 2646 Mt. Vernon roadcan officers, was announced by SE, reported Monday his canoe the war department. SEVENTEEN by Bernard Lansky McKinley Band Festival Set j By Itrnoks .jarksim ami HIP rommillpp WASHINGTON (Al') Her-i passed Ihe information along to ibert Kalmbach is said to impeachment proucrs. testified that a dairv cooucra-'Hn' sources said. coopcra-; live leader was asked for confir- mation of a million Nixon campaign pledge before milk prices were raised, and house; j impeachment investigators want Bauds from live elementary schools iind McKinley junior 'high school will participate in j II says Nixon was swayed jvicKinlcy district Iww! ipoiitiml considerations, at p.m. Thursday. from Democrats in The program will feature the to know more about it. Informed sources say Kalin bach swore he took part in midnight meeting in 1971 in which a dairy-farmer coopera- tive leader was told that I h e I administration was going lo raise milk price supports, and that the White House wanted confirmation of a promise of The While House has denied: thill llic promise of dairy farm- ers' money influenced President Nixon's decision to raise prices, although it says Nixon was aware of the million promise, which was made in 1970. conjji'ess who Wiiniwl prices Nixon ordered a price in- crease March 23, 1971, the White House says. The public an- nouncement was made two days later, making the increase of- from Grant advanced bands Wood, Johnson, Monroe, Squaw Creek and Tyler elementary schools, and the Mc- Kinley jazz band, seventh grade band ami honor band. The honor band will perform flclal- j-Hall of Fame" by J. Olivadoti; On the eve of the public an- "American Patrol" by K.W. VpnilA arouild "Estampie" by Via- jiarci, 24. Kalmbach says hci Nelhvbei -nK Parl a 'ncelille ia ivcittcu jn (he Madison In Hal! Action IOWA the second lowing a "Salute to the Pres- ident" fundraising dinner r !cav Nelhyhel, -fhe Truth" by Kdward Madden. "Beautiful and "Stiirmy Weather" by David Bennett. Tickets for the concert million in donations to the Nixon jtimCi a prosecution request for officials, according to the ac- tended by dozens of dairy co-op jn ,he ML.Kinlcv auditorium will campaign. House Probers Kalmbach told the i a change of venue in the James imuat jllall murder trial has been de- story 'nied Kalmbach said he heard Mur Heard Chotincr be for adults, 50 cents for students, and will be available at the doer. "Hey, mister, you forgot your board." Massive Fire AtGoldwyn Movie Sets LOS ANGELES (AP) "I grabbed everything 1 could anc said actor Robert Conrad after fleeing flames that ravaged nearly half the Samuel Goldwyn Studios in a real-life Hollywood spectacular. Scores of actors and film workers ran to safely Monday od Picture Page) after fire erupted on the set of a children's television show and quickly spread. Conrad said he and his co- workers leaped through a win- dow just before a wall caved in on the set of "Star of a movie Conrad was co-producing. They were unharmed. Fire and smoke damaged three buildings covering half the studio lot. Officials said only one man, studio employe Mike Graslie, 29, was seriously injured. He received second and third de- gree back burns. Two other persons received minor in- juries. The studio was one of the oldest homes of movie-making in Hollywood. Fire fighters es- .imaled the loss at well over million, other reports placed Drug Possession Charge Is Filed Two men have been charged with possession of a controlled substance after they were ar- rested in the downtown a Saturday night. Jack L. Forrester, 18, of 336 Eighteenth street SE, was being lield in the Linn county jail on bond on the possession charge, and ?125 bond on a charge of resisting officers. John B. Kidder, 19, of 3007 Thirtieth street drive SE, was held in lieu of bond on the possession charge. Police said an officer ob- served the pair smoking a sub- stance thought to be marijuana in the downtown area, but the 3air ran away. They were ar- as high as million. Samuel Goldwyn, jr., son of .he late studio head who died ast January, also fled the lames. The fire broke out on the set of a Saturday morning children's s h o w. Firemen said set employes, filming at the time, reported the blaze erupted when they turned on an electric current for the stage lighting. Swiftly a fiberglass set burst nto flames that raced through he high-ceiling set with its mazes of catwalks, frames and sidings ail made of wood. Some witnesses said they bought they heard explosions, but firemen couldn't confirm his. One woman employe said, 'It sounded like an earth- Winneshiek Lifts Embargo on Roads spring em- bargo on Winneshiek county roads was lifted Monday by the county board of supervisors. Winneshiek county roads had been closed to vehicles over eight tons in an earlier action, j until roads had firmed up fol- lowing inclement spring weather conditions. rested a short time later after additional squad cars :hree were called to assist. Fulbright Hopes Watergate Ends 'Imperial Cocoon1 FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) Senator Fulbright says the Wa- tergate scandals have taught Americans that they should not surround their President with a 'cocoon of imperial grandeur." Fulbright; said -Monday the Watergate has revealed how dangerous it is to accept the of- rice of the presidency as a dem- god, adding "We shouldn't con- tinue to surround him (the Pres- ident) with all of this cocoon of mperial grandeur, which we The Arkansas senator charac- erized the Watergate incident as a bursting boil, resulting in 'all of the accumulated poisons n our political system coming out." Man Surrenders on Kidnaping Charge TIPTON (UPI) A Newton nan was being held in the ledar county jail over the week- end in lieu of bond for allegedly kidnaping a What !heer woman. State troopers said Roy Dan- ner, 29, turned himself over to he state patrol Saturday night after Jasper county authorities lad issued a warrant for his ar- April 28. Authorities said Danncr alie- ;edly kidnaped the 23-year-old Vhat Cheer woman on highway 4 south of Newton. The woman said Danncr forced her to go to Rock Island, III., where she es- caped. She reported the abduc- ion to authorities in Malcom. under oath to two investigators for the senate Watergate com- mittee, Alan Weitz and David Hall, 20, a former University of Iowa football player, is ac- Judge Sets Date William Calley COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) A federal judge has set June 24 as the date for hearing William Calley's challenge of his convic- tion for murdering 22 Vietna- mese civilians. The date was set on Monday as Judge J. Robert Elliott took under study a government re- quest that bail allowing Calley his freedom be revoked. Elliott indicated he would con- tinue Calley's bond although Asst. U.S. Atty. Charles Erion argued that "substantial consti- tutional questions" on the issue had been answered in various military courts. However, Elliott noted that the supreme court had granted bail to a former army captain in 1969. Elliott said the case was similar to Calley's. Calley, 30, was freed on his personal recognizance in lieu of bail on Feb. 27 after nearly three years of house ar- rest at his bachelor apartment at nearby Ft. Benning. If Elliott denies his petition seeking reversal of his convic- tion, Calley would be returned lo army confinement. But he also would be eligible for parole ..icused of murdering Sarah Ann Ottens. 19, a U. of I. coed March j13, 1973. The prosecution has contend- ed news coverage of the murder and possible black student disruption of the trial make a change of venue necessary. after less additional than six months imprisonment. Exxon Hikes Gas Price 3.2 Cents HOUSTON Co. USA announced a 3.2 cents per gallon increase prices Tuesday. in gasoline Exxon also boosted prices by three cents a gallon for such distillate products as diesel iiel, heating oil and kerosene. An Exxon spokesman said :he increase is a pass-through of unrecovered costs for raw materials and for imported products. Such pass-throughs are authorized by Federal En- ergy Office regulations. LAFF A DAY Judge Louis Schultz. in deny- ing the change, said news cover- age has not been prejudicial, and modern transportation methods would make it easy for disruptions to take place, no matter where the trial was held. Johnson County Attorney Carl Goetz Tuesday refused to com- ment on whether the prosecu- tion may seek a stay order from the Iowa supreme court, which could delay the trial. Goetz, however, confirmed he plans to discuss such a stay order with Asst. Attorney Gen- eral Garry Woodward. The Hall trial is scheduled to begin Thursday. aide John Ehrlicliman expected dairy farmers to reaffirm their million promise in light of the .forthcoming price increase, the (sources said. Nelson is said to have agreed, and Ihe next day prices went up. At the time, Kalmbach was President Nixon's personal law- jver and his chief fundraiser. Chotincr had resigned from the White House staff three weeks earlier and, as a private lawyer, was being paid a year by Nelson's group, Associated Milk Producers, Inc., the largest dairy cooperative in the nation. Chotiner died Jan. 30 of injuries suffered in an auto accident. More than a year before his death, he testified that ''under no circumstances" would he ever have linked government favors with campaign donations in his discussions with the confinement. Ray claimed in a suit that solitary confinement was ruining his physical and mental health. But the judge said, "During his hearing before this court plaintiff appeared to be in good health, was alert and responded quickly and intelligently to questioning." many bikes and not enough riders? Sell the extra )nes with a Classified Ad! Dial 4foi few It James Earl Ray Will Stay in Solitary Cell NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) James Earl Ray, convicted killer King, confinement at the Tennessee. State prison. Judge L. Clure Morton ruled' Monday that Ray's constitution- of Dr. Martin Luther; will remain in solitary7 0A OF INDIA CONSIDER THEMSELVES MARRIED Eleanor Russell Dies, Solon Services Set MONTICELLO Eleanor A. Russell, 76, route one, Mon- ticello, widow of Clarence Rus- sell, died Tuesday in Cedar Rapids after a short illness. Born Nov. 28, 1897, near Mt. Vernon, she lived in the Mt. Vernon vicinity most of her life. She was employed as a hostess at Holiday House, restaurant in Mt. Vernon for 14 years. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. John Stable, route two, nrTr, two sons, Richard, route AND CHEW1N6 BETEL LEAVES one, Monticello; Robert, Vine- grove, Ky.; three sisters, Mary Serovy, Solon: Genevieve Snyder and Amelia Beckman, Los Altos, Calif.; a brother, Leonard Kleineck, East St. Paul, Minn.; 13 grandchildren andj seven great-grandchildren. Services: Thursday at at Brosh chapel in Solon and at 10 a.m. at St. Mary's church, Solon. Rosary: 8 p.m. Wednes- day at Brosh's, where friends may call Wednesday. Burial: St. John's cemetery, Lisbon. WILD STUFFED WITH STRAW, IS SUSPENDED OVER THE ENTRANCE OF THEIR. CAVE BY HERMITS IN THE HIMALAYAS TO KEEP OUT EVIL SPIRITS '-7 THEV1NN ALEXANDER" FROM BEDFORD MASS. SANK IN A FEU; MINUTES' IN issd AFTER AN WHALE 'Haven't you got anything a little more masculine in a j shower Daley in Hospital; Trouble Diagnosed CHICAGO (AP) Richard j Daley, hospitalized for Ihe first j I In another action Monday, the tjmc sjncc becoming mayor 20! ;b o a r d authorized the Win-jycars ago, was diagnosed Tues- neshiek county crime commis-jday as suffering from high blood jsion to represent the county and mild diabetes, [the receipt, deposit and disbur-1 Dr. Thomas Coogan said jsal of federal funds received Daley, 71, has probably been jfrom the Iowa crime too hard. Frank Sullivan, a Daley sion. 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