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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - May 22, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                10A '.'lie C'eilur Rapiils Guzclte: Wed.. May 21, 19M Charlene Conklin Discloses Income, Personal Worth WATERLOO Charlene i Conklin, a Republican eandi- Idatc for Tliird district congress. 'Wednesday released a state- smen! of her 1973 income and j net worth, at the same time Flaherty Wins j Senate Primary In Pennsylvania urging all other candidates for public office this year to follow suit. "We must restore total credi- bility in the elective the Waterloo housewife said. "One way candidates can prove voters they have nothing to jhide is to reveal as much as le- gally passible about their finan- cial background and makeup. This way the voters can judge for themselves what groups I PHILADELPHIA I A P have strings on whom." Mayor Peter Flaherty of i burgh Wednesday won the Dem- jocratic nomination to the U. S. senate and the right to chal- jlengo Pennsylvania's licpubli- jcan Sen. Richard Schweiker in November. I Flaherty, -18, a party maver- ick who accepted organization support in the big Democratic counties for his first statewide race, squeezed past former state insurance commissioner Herbert S. Denenberg and two Her personal income in 1973 was Included in this figure was profit from a ICO- acre farm in Weld county, the sale of wheat and barley in the amount of Also included was from an oil lease op- tion on the land to the Husky Oil Co. She also listed in in- lerest income. The balance of iier income was derived from Un-bashful Bassets rivals in Tuesday's primary election. j Flaherty's victory came in and jsurge of vote returns from west "ms- jern counties where he piled up big majorities, including solk support from Democrats in his home allegheny county. Denenberg, -14, became na- teaehing at the Hawkeye Insli- ute of Technology and from honorari- These mixed basset hound babies aren't bashful about needing a home. The broth- er and sister are two months old and can bj adopted -for 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 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. tionally known with strong con- sumer stances as insurance commissioner. Schweiker said lie didn't care Landowners, County Study Rural Drainage Problems The Linn county board of su-lat the lower end of the district, where the surface runoff is ap- parently too great to be handled by the existing drainage sys- tem. Larger Pipes The engineer's report suggest-; ed installation of larger (30-1. inch) pipes along county attest note filed Tuesday of-way on the south side of OAS headquarters m Wash- ington, .the ministry said. The Central American neisli- the water to -a: pervisors Tuesday night re- cessed a public hearing on run- off problems in drainage district No. 1 in order to allow affected landowners to attempt .to solve the problem themselves. Action came after the super- visors heard numerous objec- tions by the landowners to a supervisor-requested engineer's report which suggested allevia- tion of the problem through a construction project. j Supervisor Chairman Oxley said the board would take I the roatl no action at the present a peace talks last'vear but would encourage the county dltch failure, road department to provide in-: south of the road. j cicmcntS) tne creased culvert capacity under Tne improved ditch, thcy.vadorean national guard and maintained, would be able to i armed civilians of the same na- handle adequately both surface tionality have been attacking and sub-surface water runoffs, (frontier police patrols who which Democrat opposed him. __________ I He said he would run strictly on his own record. Democratic Gov. Shapp, first chief executive to get a chance ito succeed himself since 1876 because of a constitutional change, easily won renomina- tion. He defeated state Rep. Honduras Cites Border Attacks By El Salvador TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras tion. He defeated sti (AP) Honduras has told the Martin Mullen and Organization of American States Johnson, president of that El Salvador has attacked Honduran border patrols and violated Honduran air space, the foreign ministry said. The charges were contained road to take nearby creek. Landowners Harvey the Na- tional Assn. for the Advance- ment of White People. Republicans nominated Drew Lewis, a 42-year-old business man, to challenge Shapp, 61, in November. Lewis, who turned back the challenges of econo- mist-farmer Leonard M. Strunk and importer Alvin Jacobson to fought a 100-hour war injwin the G.O.P. gubernatorial counter-proposed ;1969 over border disputes Thcy nomination, ran Schweiker's sue- culvert capacityji----- u.j __ tions since then, and efforts at rela- off Sal- a road in the problem area. Reconvene Later She also indicated that the Should the landowners' plan not succeed, both sides agreed that an alternate solution would have to be sought. supervisors would expect to re- convene the hearing later to re- ceive a progress report from the landowners. The supervisors are legal! 20 YEARS AGO Army Spe- trustees for the drainage dis-jcial Counsel Joseph N. Welch trict, which covers approxi-jwas asked to break a GOP- 'mately 800 acres southeast ofJDemocratic stalemate over dis- Albumett. I closure of monitored telephone The problem area is along anlcalls in the east-west section of county road row. carry out their duties complying with the agreement that es- tablished the security zone for t h 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 McCarthy-army alleged attacks occurred and did not specify casualties. cessful senatorial campaign in 19C8. Good, usable merchandise, priced right, sells fast with a low cost want ad. Mrs. Conklin, who has served in the state house and state sen- ate, noted her personal net worth as of the end of 1973 stood at including the value of her farm, prop- erty. The balance is in person- al property and savings ac- counts of and a life in- surance policy with a cash val- ue of Mrs. Conklin noted her hus- band, Dwight, a Waterloo anes- thesiologist, is a member of a professional corporation and isj forbidden by his employment agreement from publicly dis- closing information of a busi- ness nature. She did list family holdings :hat include a residence at 141 Woodlawn" road, Waterloo, val- ued at 3% acres of tim- lerland and 60 acres of farm- and in Cass county, now rust to the five Conklin chil- Jren. Also listed was ten acres of a developing orange grove in Desoto county, Fla., valued at and 116 shares of Life Investors, Inc., and 100 shares of Guardsman Insurance In- vestors and mutual funds cur- rently valued at approximate- ly "Many candidates this year Secrecy Curb Revision Urged WASHINGTON (AP) The National Newspaper Assn. says a bill curtailing government secrecy should be revised so it clearly applies to all segments of the federal establishment, ed. "I can understand this point I A spokesman for the group. feel disclosure of income and financial background represents a personal affront, violating not only privacy but reducing can- didates, as Sen. Everett Dirk- sen once said, to 'the role of second-class she not- of view. Many of my friends felt publicly revealing my in- come sources and income was Charles Rowe. told a sena'.e panel Tuesday that the measure as introduced by Sen. Chiles, something not necessary to the may not apply to the campaign. However, I feel the i executive branch. voters in the Third district are; Howe warned that under the legislation manv governmental actions which directly affect the in this spirit that 1 release public could remain if an entitled to know all there is about all the candidates and it is this financial statement." 30 YEARS AGO The body of Will Rogers was returned from Claremore, in a stone crypt at the memorial Los Angeles to Okla., and placed ngeney or department inter- jprets them to be personnel or management matters. "Insofar as agencies are con- cerned, the bill requires meet- ings to be open only when of- ficial action is considered or dis- said Rowe, editor of the Fredcricksburg, Va.. Free Lance-Star and a member of the association's Freedom of In- formation Committee. Possible Drowning UUliUQUli (DPI) Authori- ties said Wednesday a 13-ycnr- old Dubuque area girl was re- ported missing and feaied drowned in the Little Maquokela river north of here. The girl's name was being withheld by authorities pending notification of relatives. Officers said the airl and a friend were wading in the river one-fourth mile norlh of U.S. 52 when she slip- ped under water late Tuesday afternoon. 30 YEARS AGO A Japanese periodical proposed the transfer of the entire U.S. navy and all large American merchant ships to Japan as the price for peace in the Pacific. Free chocking with no service charges and no gimmicks. For personal and business ac- counts. Another free 'service the Home of the GUARANTYBAWK TRUST 3rd St. 3rd Ave. Downtown 181P 42nd St. 191 JaeotynDr. NW Phone Open Thursday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. to S pa 2V'z acres of everything for the home Drapery Dept., 2nd Floor Open Thursday 9 'til 9 Ends Scst. Only 3 Days left to Save 20% on fashionable slipcovers and throws ALL MACHINE WASHABLE DRYABLE, NO IRONING NEEDED by 64 2 pc. 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