Cedar Rapids Gazette, May 22, 1974, Page 9

Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette May 22, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - May 22, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa IHA    Cedar    Rapids    Gazette:    Wed..    May    22.    1074 Charlene Conklin Discloses Income, Personal Worth Secrecy Curb Revision Urged WATERLOO — Ch arle ne [urging all other candidates for Conklin, a Republican candidate for Third district congress, Wednesday released a state- public office this year to follow suit. “We must restore total credi- Flaherty Wins Senate Primary In Pennsylvania mcnt of her 1973 income audibility in the elective process,’’ net worth, at the same time the Waterloo housewife said I “One way candidates can prove to voters they have nothing to hide is to reveal as much as le-j gally possible about their financial background and makeup. This way the voters can judge for themselves w h a t groups — have strings on whom." lier personal ineome in 1973 was $2,284.60. Included in this figure was profit from a 160-acre farm in Weld county, Colo.—from the sale of wheat and barley in the amount of 81,255.85. Also included was $162.65 from an oil lease option on the land to the Husky Un-bashful Bassets :lvor These mixed basset hound babies aren't bashful about needing <3 home. The brother and sister are two months old and can b? adopted for $15 each from the Humane Society, Mt. Vernon road SE. The adoption fee includes a temporary distemper shot and de-worming. The society's hours are IO a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. PHILADELPHIA (Al [Mayor Peter Flaherty of Pitts-! burgh Wednesday won the Democratic nomination to the ll. S. senate and the right to challenge Pennsylvania’s Republican Sen. Richard Schweiker in! i November. Flaherty, 48, a party maverick who accepted organization support in the big Democratic! on Co. counties for his first statewide! race, squeezed past former lS*ie a*S()    5651.29 in in state insurance commissioner peresf income II10 balance of Herbert S. Denenberg and two *UT ‘ncorne was derived from rivals in Tuesday's primary 'leaching at the Hawkeye Insti-election    tlltc °f Technology and from Flaherty’s victory came in a s'Ppa,iinK and wiling honorari-surge of vote returns from west-j11 s< em counties where he piled up *^rs- Conklin, who has served big majorities, including solid j *n the state house and state sen-support from Democrats in his noted her personal net home allegheny county.    worth as of the end of 1973 became na-isl(KX^ 545,400 including the known with strong con-S32 00° value of hcr farm Pr°P-stances as insurance or^y- The balance is in person-a1 property and savings ac ted disclosure of income and financial background represents a personal affront, violating not only privacy hut reducing can , didates, as Sen. Everett Dirk-1 sen once said, to ‘the role of I second-class citizens’," she noted. “I can understand this point I of view. Many of my friends felt publicly revealing my income sources and income was something not necessary to the j campaign. However. I feel the I voters in the Third district are entitled to know all there is about all the candidates and it ! is in this spirit that I release this financial statement." 30 YEARS AGO - The body of Will Rogers was returned from Los Angeles to Claremore,! Okla., and placed in a stone crypt at the $300,000 memorial museum. WASHINGTON (AP) The National Newspaper Assn. says a hill curtailing government secrecy should Im* revised so it clearly applies to all segments of the federal establishment. A spokesman for the group. Charles Rowe, told a senate panel Tuesday that the measure as introduced by Sen. Chiles, (D-Fla.) may not apply to the executive branch. Rowe warned that under the legislation many governmental actions which directly affect tin* public could remain se ‘ret if an agency or department interprets them to be personnel or Management matters. “Insofar as agencies are concerned. the bill requires meetings to be open only when official action is considered or dismissed,’’ said Rowe, editor of tho Fredericksburg, Va., In’* Lance-Star and a member of tho association’s Freedom of Informal inn Committee. Possible Drowning DUBUQUE (UPI) - Authorities said Wednesday a 13-year-old Dubuque arca girl was reported missing a ii ti feared drowned in the Little Maquoketa river north of here. The girls name was boing withheld by authorities pending notification of relatives. Officers said the girl and a friend were wading in the river one-fourth mile north of U.S. 52 when she slipped under water late Tuesday afternoon. 30 YEARS AGO - A Japanese periodical proposed Hie transfer of the entire U.S. navy and all large American merchant ships to Japan as the price for peace in the Pacific. Landowners, County Study Rural Drainaae Problems The Linn county board of supervisors Tuesday night recessed a public hearing on runoff problems in drainage district No. I in order to allow affected landowners to attempt to solve the problem themselves. Action came after the supervisors heard numerous objections by the landowners to a supervisor-requested engineer’s report which suggested alleviation of the problem through a $30,350 construction project. Supervisor Chairman Jean Oxley said the board would take no action at the present time, but would encourage the county road department to provide increased culvert capacity under a road in the problem area. Reconvene Later She also indicated that the supervisors would expect to reconvene the hearing later to receive a progress report from the landowners. The supervisors are legal trustees for the drainage district, which covers approximately 890 acres southeast of Alburnett. The problem area is along an east-west section of county road at the lower end of the district. where the surface runoff is apparently too great to be handled by the existing drainage system. Larger Pipes The engineer’s report suggested installation of larger (30-inch) pipes along county right-of-way on the south side of the road to take the water to a nearby cl eek. Landowners counter-proposed increasing culvert capacity under the road by allowing them to improve privately-owned south of the road. The improved maintained, would be able to handle adequately both surface and sub-surface water runoffs. Should the landowners’ plan not succeed, both sides agreed that an alternate solution would have to be sought. 29 YEARS AGO Army Special Counsel Joseph N. Welch was asked to break a GOP-Democratic stalemate over disclosure of monitored telephone calls in the McCarthy-army row. a man-made. ditch farther ditch, they Honduras Cites Border Attacks By El Salvador TEGUCIGALPA, Ho nd uras (AP) — Honduras has told the Organization of American States that El Salvador ha? attacked Honduran border patrols and violat' d Honduran a r space, the foreign ministry said. Tho charges were contained in a protest note filed Tuesday at OAS headquarters in Washington. the ministry said. The Central American neighbors fought a 100-hour war in 1969 over border disputes. They have had no diplomatic relations since then, and efforts at peace talks last year broke off in failure. "Army clements, the Salvadorean national guard and armed civilian? of the same nationality have been attacking frontier police patrols who carry out their duties complying with tho agreement that established the security zone for pacification," t Ii e Honduran note said. It alleged that Salvadorean planes had violated Honduran air space by flying deep into its territory. The note did not say when the alleged attacks occurred and did not specify casualties. Denenberg, Bonally sumer commissioner. Schweiker said he didn’t care which Democrat opposed him. He said he would run strictly on his own record. Democratic Gov. Shapp, first counts of $10,400 and a life insurance policy with a cash value of $280. Mrs. Conklin noted her husband. Dwight, a Waterloo anesthesiologist, is a member of a duet executive to get a chance profess|onai corporation and is to succeed himself since hob fopbjdden by bjs employment agreement from publicly disclosing information of a business nature. She did list family holdings that include a residence at 141 Woodlawn road. Waterloo, val- smce because of a constitutional change, easily won renomination. He defeated state Rep. Martin Mullen and Harvey Johnson, president of the National Assn. for the Advancement of White People. lied at $42,500, 313 acres of tim- Repuolicans nominated Drew berland and 60 acres of farm-Levvis, a 42-year-old business |aIKj jn cass county, now in man, to challenge Shapp, 61, in jrusj j0 five Conklin ehil-Novembor. Lewis, who turned back the challenges of econo- mist-farmer Leonard M. Strunk and importer Alvin Jacobson to win the G O.P. gubernatorial nomination, ran Schweiker’s successful senatorial campaign in 1963. Good, usable merchandise, priced right, sells fast with a low cost want ad. dren. 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  • Alvin Jacobson
  • Charles Rowe
  • Harvey Johnson
  • Herbert S. Denenberg
  • Jean Oxley
  • Joseph N. Welch
  • Leonard M. Strunk
  • Martin Mullen
  • Peter Flaherty
  • Richard Schweiker

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Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette

Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Issue Date: May 22, 1974

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