Cedar Rapids Gazette, May 10, 1974, Page 9

Cedar Rapids Gazette

May 10, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - May 10, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Company Pushes Investigation into Thefts of Wire VV 11 /ION    Investigation is continuing in the ease of the recent, theft of 8,126 pounds of solid copper wire from the lines of Eastern Iowa hight anet Power Cooperative in Clinton county, and a similar earlier incident in I)es Moines county. The $5,000 reward offered by the cooperative for information leading to tin* arrest and conviction of the thieves still stands. Officials of the Wilton-based power .supplier, angered by the theft, that cost the UKC about $25,000 for loss of wire and for its replacement, are pushing the investigation. An official of Security Consultants, Inc., of Davenport, retained by Eastern Iowa hight and Power in the case, said calls concerning the identity of suspected copper thieves have been received from five counties in Iowa, and from as far east and south as Kewanee. Ill , and St. Louis, Mo. In the St. Louis incident, four Clinton county persons were arrested in that vicinity. When apprehended, they were in jjos-session of copper wire alleged to have been obtained fraudu lently. Security Consultants, however, verified that the wire was not of the type stolen from REC lines and there was no evidence linking the quartet with that theft. Two new honorary members of the Linn County Medical Society were pictured Thursday night with the newly-elected president. The honorary members are Dr. Adolph L. Sahs of the University of Iowa, left, and Mrs. Howard Hall, Cedar Rapids. The new president is Dr. H. R. Hirleman, background. Honorary Doctors Named I lie Cedar Rapids Gazette: I i i., May IO, 1974 Two honorary members were named and new officers were elected Thursday night at tho Linn County Medical Society meeting at Mercy hospital. The honorary members are Mrs. Howard Hall of Cedar Rapids and Dr. Adolph L. Sahs of Iowa City. The honor is voted to persons who have made outstanding contributions to the medical profession or to their community. Mrs. Hall along with her late husband developed the Margaret and Howard Hall Radiation center in Cedar Rapids, as well as the Hall-mar convalescent center. Mr. Hall had served for many years on the lay board of trustees of Mercy hospital. Mrs. Hall has continued to support and develop many of the projects which the couple started before Mr. Hall’s death. Dr. Sahs is soon to retire as chairman of the department of neurology at the University of Iowa, a position he has held since 1947. He has been an internationally known leader in that specialty. He has contributed hundreds of articles to medical literature and has revised an outstanding book on neurology. Dr. Sahs has served as teacher and consultant to nearly all of the physicians who were present for Thursday’s meeting. * * * Medical society officers elected for the coming year are: Drs. ll. IL Hirleman, president; C. R. Aschoff, president-elect; James F. Stiles, vice-president, and Richard L. Sedlacek, secretary-treasurer. Crash Involves Cars Driven by Fayette Sisters FAYETTE - Two Fayette county sisters met Thursday in less than ideal conditions — cars operated by the two sisters collided on a county gravel road. Fayette county officials said Julia Springer, 19, rural Fayette, was returning home from college. Her sister, Sue Ellen, 17, was on her way to town, the two vehicles met at the crest of a hill. Both girls were taken to the hospital in West Union where they were treated for injuries and released. Both cars, owned by the girls’ j father, Kenneth Springer, were I total losses. Julia Springer was charged with driving to the left of the center of the road. Murder Trial of Youngbear To Begin Monday iRay Signs Coal TOLEDO — District Judge Harold D. Victor refused Wednesday to delay the murder Sentence Reduced in Robbery, Extortion FORT DODGE (UPI) - A Waukegan. 111., man had his life sentence in prison for bank robbery reduced Thursday by a federal judge here. Ralph Gambin, 26, had been sentenced to life in prison for his part in the $20,000 robbery and extortion of the Capital City bank in Des Moines and its president, Warren Ferguson, Sept., 1973. Gambin was ordered held in federal prison for 20 years by Judge William Hansen here. The reduction in Gainbin’s sentence follows a series of psychiatric tests. Football Field OELWEIN—The Oelwein Community school board Wednesday authorized work totaling $7,740 to improve drainage at the high school football field here. trial in Tama county district court of Ellsworth Youngbear, 25, of the Mesquakie Indian settlement near Tama, which, is scheduled for Monday. The request for a continuance came from the defense attorney. He told the judge he does not have time to prepare a defense adequately by Monday. At his request, Judge Victor ordered the prosecutor, County| Attorney Jared O. Bauch, to turn over any evidence and evidence (beneficial to the de fense). Youngbear is accused of shooting Vincent I Easley, 19, also of the Indian settlement, Feb. 23 during a party at the Clyde Papakee home on the settlement. He pled innocent to an open charge of murder March 20. District Judge Ixiuis VV Schultz ordered in March that Young bear could post ten percent of his bond of $50,000 or $5,000 corporate security bond for his release from the Mar-j shall county jail, which he did. | He is presently working at Webster City. He is under the supervision of the sixth judicial community court services. Floridian Train Has New Mishap SEYMOUR, Ind. IAP) — Rev-en cars of a Chicago-to-Miami train carrying 117 passengers left the tracks near here Friday, an Amtrak spokesman said. Seventeen passengers were slightly injured or asked to be examined at a hospital. It was the second time in ll days a passenger train was derailed in Indiana. Each time the train was the Floridian. Little want ads do big jobs. Try one and see for yourself. Dial 398-8234. Appropriation Bill DES MOINES (UPI) - Gov. Robert I). Ray Friday signed into law a $3 million appropriation to conduct a coal research study to help find energy sources to combat the fuel crisis. Ray had originally proposed to the legislature that a $5 million “one shot appropriation be made to develop an experimental coal mine. But, that recommendation ran into rough sledding in the senate and lawmakers finally agreed on a compromise appropriation to study coal research in the state. IO YEARS AGO Johnson was not - President committing himself about running for election, but his wife indicated she expected him to be at the Democratic party's convention. OPEN MOTHER'S im 8 lo f>I Motker\ Hay I,OWERS They’re Some thing Special when they’re from Willy’s! Because at Willy’s we^arrange them like we d like to receive them— even make special designs and arrangements. SPECIAI ORCHIDS W* Lovely cymbidium orchids in a vase arrangement with cameo. A Special way to Say “I I/ive You. Mom." LASTINE PLANTS • HYDRANGEAS • DAISIES • MUMS •GERANIUMS • ROSES • AZALEAS •GLOXINIAS MAGNIFICENT CUT FLOWERS and CORSAGES • CARNATIONS • ROSES M fly) •OTHERS! 1OH I'l-KNTY dASM... r* HI fill I 3501 FIRST AVE. SE—DELIVERY SERVICE—313-2175 Open Monday Through Saturday 8 5 ** % CEDAR RAPIDS AND IOWA CITY THE LAW COMES TO A YOUNG IOWANS HAPPENING (Age I 8-35) • When — Next Tuesday, May 14th • Where — FOE (Eagles Bldg.) — Upstairs. 7th Ave. and 2nd St. S.E. Free Parking In North Side Parking Lot. • What — A Local Attorney Will Be There To Discuss Wills, Trusts, Estates, etc. FREE ADVICE • Time — Join Us For Free Lunch, Anytime From I 1:30-1:30. Come and Go As You must. SPONSORED BY BRENTON BANK & TRUST COMPANY OF CEDAR RAPIDS A AVENUE & 2ND ST. N.E. (319) 364-9135 MEMBER BANK BR F.D.I.C. Save on Girls' Apparel! GIRLS’ JEANS OR SLACKS 4.79 7 TO 14 REGULARLY 7.00 TO 8.00 Terrific selection of denim jeans and knit slacks. Jeans availab^ in slim sizes. Knit pants have wide waist and cuffed legs. A colorful array of solids. Sizes 7-14. GIRLS’ SHORT SETS 4 TO 6x SIZES 7 TO 14 . . . 4.79 REGULARLY 5.00 AND 6.00 Textured nylon sets come in yellow/orange and navy/white combinations. Sleeveless tops have high crew neckline. Shorts are pull-on style. Plain or patterned to pair up! GIRLS’ SWIMSUITS 4 TO 6x SIZES 7 TO 14 . . . 4.99 REGULARLY 4.50 TO 7.00 One and two-piece style swimsuits, including a few swimdresses. Great assortment of gay colors and prints. Nylon and cotton >uits also include bikinis and skirted styles. GIRLS’ JEANS OR PANTS 7.99 3 TO ll REGULARLY 11 OO TO 14.00 5 current top fashion style pants by one of the pantmakers. Assortment includes plains, patterns and plaids in new colors. SLEEPING BAGS 10.29 WERE 14.00 Colorful, washable sleeping bags that open into full size quilts. Available in assorted floral designs and carefree geometric prints. Cedar Rapids; Downtown Third Floor and Lindale Plata Iowa City: Mall Shopping Center on Six at Sycamore CHILDREN S CLASSIC STRIDE” SHOES A special May Sale Savings for you on these marvelous shoes for children. Choose from strap styles, oxfords, two tones and more. All sturdily constructed to last . . even on the most rugged wearer. Shoes made for perfect fitting 8.90 Regularly to I 3.00 Cedar Rapids: Downtown Third Floor and Lindale, Iowa City: Mall Shopping Center ;

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