Cedar Rapids Gazette, May 22, 1974, Page 5

Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette May 22, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - May 22, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Gannon: Heavy Underscores Soil Loss Conservation By Frank Nye program figures in it. Both of campaigning almost constantly The May rainy season, which those things have contributed to isince, has washed away tons of Iowa the great loss during this year’s rainy season.” Gannon, who was leader of State the Iowa house Democrats during Ins last two years as a state Deny Murder Trial Delay; Change of Venue Is Hinted top soil and left thousands of acres of cropland inundated, should reawaken in people ‘‘the need to practice soil conservation." Gannon Leading Ile is running against former Rep. Clark Rasmussen of West Des Moines and State Sen. . James Schabcn of Dunlap for '“'anni! lhaf the Juno 3 rial.,, die A motion to,venue. Victor set the final date to file for 9:30 a.rn. Friday. Owner, aion g with George Junior Nowlin, 31, of rural Keystone, is accused of the March That was the observation representative, said this year’s Wednesday ol William ‘Bill crop losses ‘‘combined with the Gannon, Mingo Democrat, a 36-year-old farmer and former state representative, who wants to succeed Republican Gov. I Robert Ray as Iowa’s next chief executive. “The last two weeks there has been a tremendous loss to Iowa and to this country and to the world of the natural resource severe problem of the livestock producer, could spell trouble for tin' state budget in the very near future.” (biod Shape Now The state budget is in shape at the moment, thanks to'do it. the Democratic nomination for n<’* t-bv<‘ Ihern enough time to governor. Bolls show Gannon, who lost bid for lieutenant governor iii 1972, leading the pack. lf he is elected, Gannon said, he will have open office hours a half-day a week at which time ANAMOSA delay the June 3 murder trial date for Atwell Junior Conner was overruled by District Judge Harold Victor here luesday. jo murder and rape of Maureen Conner’s defense attorneys in- Connolly, 17, in Jones county (Heated during the pre trial and the murder and robbery of Michael Sorvey, 18, county, Trial is scheduled June IO in The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Wed., May 2.1, 1971 Three Held on Drug Charges Af Iowa City I’wo low3 Cify Rapids hospital Wednesday fol-children, and en and a IJ-year-old Iowa Cly low■ „ ,,,'    „    .. ii mc boy raid were arrested in a drug in rural Iowa City late Tuesday night J. L. Claflin Dies, Cedar Rapids Rites FAIRFAX James L. Cia- and Bruce VV. Claflin, both of flip. 79, Fairfax, died at a Cedar Cedar Rapids; five grand- two great-granddaughters. Services: Turner chapel west at noon Friday. Burial: Fairfax in Linn prepare their case. I hey said Jones county on the rape ng A resident of Cedar Rapids] and vicinity for 45 years, he was1 born in Hubbard, Minn., Dec. Johnson county    sheriff’s depu-    25, 1894, and was a retired    em-    cemetery, where graveside servos and Iowa    City    police    ploye of the Linn    county    road    vices will be conducted by Bewormed together    in the    inves-    department, where    he had    been    komy post. Friends may call at tigation.    employed 15 years.    Turner west until 11:30 a.m. Arrested were Manuel Ro- He and the former Minnie Friday. The casket will not be tiriades, 35, charged with pos- Broking were married July 17, opened after the service. of i they would appeal Victor’s deei- charge. Conner is scheduled for scss,on 01 a controlled sub- 1920, in Riceville A World war I stance (marijuana) with intent veteran of the navy, Mr. Claflin to deliver and two additional was a member of Fa rfax Unit- trial in Linn county July 15 on a (ai the robbery wit Ii aggravation |:oui[1^ (hargt known MS top soil." Cannon said    $|(H|    „ in an intern,-w sandwiched into lh„ (reasury Jum,    cvcn sion to the Iowa supreme court Two University of Iowa psy-J    (>n chologists, who were to have appeared Monday, have been or-  , I    ..    .    ,. I tiered to appear at 1:30 p.m. good anyone wanting to see him can    ,    1    ... I, .J . „If .    ,    .    .    .    i,    Friday.    Their    testimony    will ks to do it “if anybody wants to tell    „    ,    ,,    , J J    concern    results    of    Conner    s    in telligence quotient HQ) administered by the Veterans Administration. an extra good year on the farm;the governor he’s all wet or that in 1972.    he’s    doing    ail    right,” State fiscal experts are pre-said, “he can do it.” Gannon 20 YEARS Afb) charged the U.S. with spreading a tests    1    reports about arms ar- Juana riving in that country from Iron The Curta il countries. C nviction Reversed BRASILIA (AB) - Brazil’s of delivery of a con- cd Methodist church and a life- highest military court on Tues-trolled substance, marijuana; time member of Bekomy Ameri- dav overturned a 1973 convic-Stephen Munzenmaier, 21, Iowa can legion post in Fairfax    lion of French priest Francois Guatemala City, charged with possession of Surviving in addition to his .I v "lie:: Jcntel on subversion controlled substance, rnari- wiB are two son.;. James Fred •ce: raid the though reserve. The legislature a busy campaign schedule. T remendous Need “Perhaps once again people estimated to will become aware of the tremendous need to practice soil conservation. “Coupled with this is a very definite crop loss for this year in that there are literally thousands of acres that have been either drowned out, washed out or covered with silt. “In the near term, this could have an adverse effect on the economic situation for Iowa. But the long term loss could be even more dramatic.” Near Mingo Gannon, who farms 580 acres of the 880 he owns near Mingo in Jasper county, blamed “the farm policies of the Republican administration” for contributing to “this great loss.” “First,” he explained, “there the 1974 legislature dug R<‘ Open Office said the open office deeply into what originally was periods will be held around the be a $200 million state, not just in the state house also repealed in Des Moines. Remoteness, insensivity and the three percent state sales tax l;jek of service in state govern on food and several other items, a move that will cost the state about $42 million a year in lost revenue. In Could Reinstate passing the repeal ment is what the people are talking to him about as he cam- jng << paigns, Gannon said. “They talk to somebody in some agency and are sent Written Report According to a written report entered os testimony Monday, Conner, 29, (ii near Bertram, has “limited intellectual capacity, and should not be expected to operate with more than a “minimum of abstract reason The state concluded i s arguments Tuesday favoring admission of statements allegedly (lite (Crittur tRuptbs (Gazette f slobllshert In 1881 by Th' Gozette Co. and published dally and Sunday at '.OO Third A/*> St . Cedar Rapid*, Iowa S?40ft Second Cia** Postage paid at Cedar Rapid*, Iowa Subscription rat'* I,/ farrier I) cent* a week B/ moil:    Night    edition and Sundoy 6 i**ue* V/ T> a month, S?4 a yrar Afternoon edition* and Sunday I (•.sues I? ',0 a month, a vear Other state* and U S territories *40 a year No moll sub'i'.riptlou* accepted In areas having Gazette tarrier service. The Associated Press is entitled e/clir lively to the use tor republication of oil the local news printed in this newspaper as well as ail AP news dispatches. someplace cise, he said. So- made by Conner at the time of bill, I metimcs it takes from six to many legislators in both parties)eight weeks to get a reply to an p0ijce account, which observed that if the state’s farm application for employment se-    rn    vim/    nf    uihu economy should drop in the next year it might be necessary to reinstate the tax or to raise it on other items. Gannon, who raises soybeans, corn and cattle on the 550 acres he farms — with the help of a hired hand while he campaigns — said he suffered some loss as a result of the rainy season. was the cutback in soil conser- Gannon took live days out of his campaign to plant corn. He announced for governor vat ion funds. Secondly. Agricul lure Secretary Flail But/.’ ‘plow employment curdy.” Serve People lf elected. Gannon said. will appoint “people with a strong desire to serve their fellow man” to state positions rather than “people who races for Meats in the Ie] turc.” Gannon opened his day campaign in Cedar Rapids i at 6 a.m. greeting workers at up the fence rows’ feed grains last September and has been ,h!' (^uak(‘I ()ats 1    Ho    pamnaiirnpH    rim No Kids League Bias to Girls Rights Unit Rules He campaigned downtown in the city until noon before leaving for Iowa City. The human rights commission found no cause Tuesday night to believe the Kids league basely a 11 program discriminates against females, and commend- cour^ cd the league for opening its membership to girls this year. The commission was acting on an informal complaint filed by Rita Huber, 971 Sixteenth street NE, who said her daughter had difficulty obtaining a registration form. She said her daughter obtained the form only after a telephone call to the city recreation commission. She also said information sheets distributed at local schools referred only to boys, with no mention of girls. Opens Ranks Mark Doolin, rights commission staff member, said the In another matter, Doolin was authorized to accompany a complainant to small claims The woman, who is white, said she rented an apartment1 hut was told she would have to leave when the landlady discov-i ered the woman’s two-year-old child is black. She refused to leave, and said the landlady; plans to go to court to force eviction. Doolin said the landlady claims she objects to the pres-; enc? of a child, rot the presence of a black child. He said the complainant claims witnesses heard her tell the landlady, prior to renting the apartment, that she had a small child. , ., ,    ..    ,    A    similar    apartment    across league decided ti. open its ranks |h(, ha|| js ied by a woman to girls this year, on its own initiative. and is the first league in the state to do so. He said the information sheets were printed before the league decided to admit girls. Since then, he said, league representatives have made an et fort to inform the public that gTis are eligible “They have really gone out of their way ... to make sure both boys and girls can participate,” he said. lh1 added, however, that the league has volunteer assistance and has little control over the attitudes of individuals who may resent the entry of females into the tradit onally all-male league. 65 Girls Sign “Undoubtedly, s me gals had trouble getting applications," Doolin said. Of about 1,000 who have signed up for the league, approximately 65 are girls, Doolin said. He added that the deadline for registration has been extended Ralph Coly, commission executive sci re ary. suggested tile commission congratulate the league ’ lur its foresight in being the first iii the state to allow girls lo compote. ” Acting Chairman Ruth Rogers ai:'Ted. adding, “M was a com mull.cations problem.’’ and small child, he said. * * * Seven eases were still under investigation at the time of the meeting, and three others were continued pending conciliation. Five cases were closed because no cause was found to indicate discrimination occurred.! and another seven were concili ated and closed Killian's- Special Selling! Women s Casuals by Bevee 3.88 Regularly 5.00 lf you’re on your feet a lot and need a shoe with support and comfort, this is it! Cushioned insole and wedge heel. Wheat, white or block. 5 to IO. Downstairs Budget Store and Lindalo Plata SPECIAL SELLING! THE CLOG WITH THC ESPADRILLE WEDDE CREPE BOTTOM Working Couple? HAM A (HI I SI SANI IWK M / A 2 / Mina IO. 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  • Clark Rasmussen
  • Frank Nye
  • George Junior Nowlin
  • Harold Victor
  • J. L. Claflin
  • James L. Cia
  • James Schabcn
  • Lewis Wilson
  • Mark Doolin
  • Maureen Conner
  • Michael Sorvey
  • Mingo Gannon
  • Ralph Coly
  • Rita Huber
  • Robert Ray
  • Ruth Rogers

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Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette

Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Issue Date: May 22, 1974

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