Cedar Rapids Gazette, May 27, 1974, Page 5

Cedar Rapids Gazette

May 27, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - May 27, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa L_J( Showers tonight in the northern Rockies, upper Plains, upper Mississippi Volley and Lakes region. Clear to partly cloudy elsewhere. The Weather High temperatures Sunday, low temper atures overnight and Inches of preclplla lion: Anchorage 4845 L. Angelej 6942 .Atlanta ...705B.37 Miami ...B179 Bismarck L.7MB .16 Mln'apolls 7153 Chicago ...5748 N.Orleans 76 'Denver ....8455 New YorK 4753 'Duluth Phoenix .11072 ,.W 49 .03 Seattle 'Houston Wash'ston 7358. C. R. Weather Sunday............... 5' Mgh Sunday 62 ;Low overnight............. 55 a.m. Monday........... 6C Rainfall .24 ITotal for May............. 8.0; for May........... 3.50 through May ......11.4 for 1974..............19.04 ;Barometer, rising .........30.04 j-Humidity at 11 a.m. !......90% Wind direction and velocity al 31 a.m. Monday, SE at 12 m.p.h. Sun rises Tuesday, sun 'sets, S- Year 'Ago Today High, 60 ilow, 56; rainfall, 1.49. Traveler's Forecast Tuesday Weather, Hi-Lo PtCldy 70-46 74-51 'Cincinnati.......Cloudy 74-5' i Cleveland .......Cloudy 67-48 Moines.......Shwrs 74-50 [Detroit ..'........Cloudy 69-51 Indianapolis .....Cloudy 74-57 'Kansas City ....PtCldy 83r6B 'Milwaukee .......Shwrs 70-5' Paul ..Cloudy 69-53 Okla. .Fair 90-65 !Omaha 78-57 :St. Louis.........Shwrs 80-62 'Sioux Falls .....Tshwrs 73-45 May and Mrs. Dan- .jcl Costello, 500 Grand avenue Marion, a son. 1 May Mr. and Mrs. Koj Broderson, 852 Wiley boulevard NW, a son. May To the families o: ilarry Foster, 5913 Underwood :avenue SW, a son; and Luke .Reichert, 4021 Richmond roac 1 NE, a son. Births St. Luke's St. Luke's i. May 25 To the families o) ;'Gary Baushman, Lisbon, a son Larry J. Sidcrs, Moscow, daughter; Edward Ceynar 3817 Pine Tree drive NE, a i daughter. i May 26 To the families o: 'James Hart, 1146 Thirty-firs 'street NE, a daughter; John J. 2185 Third avenue, Hynek, 177 Seventeenth avenue SW, a son. Fires a.m. Saturday. Air-e- ,vac at airport. p.m. Saturday. Cutting torch to junk car at 509 J avc- inueNW. p.m. Saturday. Gasoline lo lawn mower at 1231 Brock- man drive SE. p.m. Saturday. Children playins with matches to rub- bish behind 1127 Ellis'boule- vard NW. p.m. Saturday. Child playing with candle to (rash at ,1529 A avenue NE. Iowa Deaths Lisbon Lloyd Wilson, 74. Tuesday at 'at Morgan's. Wcllman D. H. (Hal) Whetstine, 85. Tuesday at at Powell's. Burial: Was- sonville cemetery. Dysart Elfrieda Burger, 79. Wednesday at 2 at Zion Lu- theran church. Overlon's. Conroy Frank Ahrcns, 68. Tuesday at a at Trinity Luther- an church. The casket will not be opened after the service. TvIcSwiggin-Uhlman's. Vinton Goldio Alhertina Slaybaugh, 87. Tuesday at at White-Phillips'. A Imcmorinl has been established. Wankon Robert Roskop, 53, Clinton. Tuesday al 2 nt Martin's. Lansing Elsie Hetly, 76. Tuesday nl at United .Methodist church. Burkc- Thornburg's. h's. Monllcclln Thomas Shovcr, 90. GoeUsch's. Tama Herman Graff, 08. Tuesday at 2 nt St. John Lu- theran church. Prnycr service Mondny nt nt Harrison's. OclWKln Rose Grnsso, 81. Brnnt's. Ochvcln .less Richards, fi9. Brnnt's. 3 from ounkllltd arfljfi PIERSOH'S "f IBM EI.LIS ni.vn. NW I'LOWBRI'IIONEW-ISM Decorah Albert W. Emery, 93, Cedar Falls. Services were Monday at 2 at Decorah Lu- theran church. Steine's. Decorah Ellie Hattlestad, 100. Wednesday at 2 at First Lutheran church. Friends may call Tuesday at Steine's. Keystone John Kapucian, 93. Fellmet's. I Man Suffers Attack; Car Strikes Signal Herbert P. Booth, 55, of rural route three, Cedar Rapids, was dead on arrival at St. Luke's hospital Sunday after 'his car struck- a traffic light. Booth's death toas tilled due to a heart attack by the Linn medical examiner. The car driven by Booth was southbound in the 1300 'of Ellis boulevard NW about 3 p.m., when it swerved! to the right, jumped a curb and hit the traffic light, i Herbert P. Booth, 55, was a lifelong resident of the Cedar Rapids "and Palo areas. He was born near Palo Nov. 2, MB. He was an employe of Penick and Ford for 22 years. He was married to the former Esther Knott May '30, 1945, in Heath, Mass. He was a World war II 'air force veteran, and a member of Seventh Day Adventist church. i Surviving in 'addition to his wife are four sons, Ronald and Richard, both of (Lincoln, Neb., and Daren home; four daughters, Barbara, San- dra, Linda and Janet, all at home; two brothers, Laurence and David, both of Cedar Rap- ids; three sisters, Mrs. Clar- ence Gary, Lomalinda, Calif., Mrs. Harold Knoeffler, Arnold, Neb., and Mrs. Milton Knoeff- ler, Riverside, Calif.; his par- ents, Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Booth, Cedar Rapids, and two grandchildren. Services: Turner chapel east at Wednesday by Pastor Siegfried Roeske. Friends may call at Turner east after 11 a.m. Tuesday and until 1 p.m. Wednesday. The casket will not be opened 'after the service. Rudolph W. Weitz Dies in Des Moines DBS MOINES (AP) Ru- dolph W. Weitz, Des Moines construction executive who served during the 1950s as depu- !y assistant secretary of de- fense, died in Des Moines Sun- day at the age of 73. Weitz was chairman of the board of The Weitz Co., Inc., and was a former president of :he Grinnell college board of trustees. He was a past president of the Master Builders of Iowa and a 'ormer director of Associated General Contractors of Ameri- Man Arrested on Drug, Trespassing Charges Robert B. Shepard, 19, of 2118 Blake boulevard SE, was charged Sunday with possession of a controlled substance, crimi- nal trespassing, and contribut- ng to the dcliquemcy of a minor. Shepard was arrested by the sheriff's department. Bond was set at on the drug charge and on the criminal trespassing charge. A sheriff's office spokesman said no details were available on the arrest. Obifucrries Double Services For Wencil Bartas Double funeral services for Wencil and Adela (Delia) Barta, will be conducted Tuesday at 10 a.m. in Janeba-Kuba funeral home west by the Rev. Ernest W. Larson of Trinity Methodist church. Mr. Barta, 73, died Friday. Mrs. Barta, 72, died Sunday fol- lowing a short illness, They lived at 1017 Second street SW. Mrs. Barta was born in West- ern, March 26, 1902, and had lived in Cedar Rapids since 1903. She was married to Mr. Barta in 1926. Surviving Mrs. Barta is a son, Lawrence Welbes, Cedar Rapids; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; two broth- ers, Lester and Ludvig Gregor, both of Cedar Rapids. Burial for both will be in Lin- wood ceemtery. Friends may call at Janeba-Kuba. i Jerald R. White Jcrald R. White, of 2204 Vilson avenue SW, died Sunday allowing a long illness. Born Sept. 26, 1908, in Todd- ville, he had lived most of his ife in Cedar Rapids. He was narried to Lois Wilaby, Nov. 28, 1933, in Dubuque. He was employed by lank-Belt Speeder before his retirement. Surviving besides his wife are a daughter, Mrs. Edward Vinecki, Gaylord, Mich.; two sons, Douglas, of Florida, and lonald, of Michigan; a sister, Urs. George .Villers, Cedar Rapids; five grandchildren; seven stepchildren and 15 step- grandchildren. Services: Turner chapel west Vednesday at 3 p.m. by the lev. Harry Egner of Calvary Japtist church. Burial: Cedar Memorial. Friends may call at rurner west until p.m. Wednesday. The casket will not be opened after the service, i (Continued from Page 1.) felt such programs often'end up doing more harm than good. "We are still paying for many of the bold new initiatives that have been proposed over the last 20 to 30 he said. Looks to '76 Simon said it would not possible to balance 1975 budg- et, which projects a spending deficit of billion, but said he feels some cuts in spending ma; be possible. "My bias obviously is to make every effort to do saic Simon, who described himself as a financial conservative. While 'a balanced budget nex year is beyond reach, "I woulut Syrian missiles uncomfort ably close to Israeli and populated centers in the Tordan. valley. he Cedar Rapids Gazette: Moil., Mar 27, 1974 City Briefs Metro Klwanis District eutenant governor will visit IB club Thursday at 6 p.m. at ie Roosevelt hotel. Crisco oil, 48 oz. jars, case 12.50. Oalmeal cereal, case ?5. rune juice, case With tank ull of gas. J. V. Truck Shine, rd St. and 13th St. SE Adv. Judy Foreman welcomes her ustomers at Killian's Lindale eauiy Salon. Adv. Social Services Linn county ocial services advisory com- mittee will meet Tuesday at :30 p.m. in the Health Center uilding, lower level. Gary Nassif is having private ummer art classes. Drawing, ainting, sculpture, also special nterest projects. Children's and dull classes, June 3-19. Call 62-7494 after 4.-Adv. Fashion Cleaners store winter Conopus Club Cal Wagner the Highwhay Patrol will peak at the Tuesday noon meet ng at the Embassy club. The Airport Limousine Ser- ice will be in operation while he airport is closed. For infor- mation and reservation call 363- 335.-Adv. Shampoo living rooms ?9.95, bedrooms Diamond Car- pet. 366-6226.-Adv. Need Beauticians full or par .ime, will train. Young School o Beauty. 366-0468.-Adv. Health services to correc spinal nerve root irritations. As sociated Chiropractors, Iowa Theatre Beer Taken Emily Quigley owner of the Neighborhood Ta' ern, 835 Third avenue SW, re ported Sunday 20 cases of bee valued at were taken in breakin.. Money Missing Charles E Neff, 1334 Hinkley avenue reported Sunday was take in a breakin at his residence. House Entered Mrs. Da Fisher, 5303 Pine Grove driv NE, reported Sunday wa taken from a cupboard. Boat Stolen A sailboat val ued 'at was reported taker Sunday from a garage at. th residence of Warren L. Byerl 12G3 First avenue SE. Hunt Forger For Swindle Of PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) olice and bankers say an ex- ert forger used unique methods nd the name John A. Smith to windle several Palm Beach ounty banks out of as much as "We have an account in that ame and we think it's the ame man" who flooded area anks with bogus checks, Rob- t Fogelman, president of Tri- ity bank of Palm Beach Gar- ens, said Sunday. A police source said a search ar criminals who may have sed the common name as an lias was hampered because with a name like Smith, you ould tie up the computer for m> days." Bogus checks written by the rorger, described by police as i white male In his 20s, began turning up Thursday, and police and bankers said hey are waiting for more checks Tuesday. "The forger's method sounds little said George teston, president of Fidelity >deral Savings and Loan and Iso president of the U. S. League of Savings and Loan tens. "There are all sorts of con a m e s against businesses, ianks and savings and loans round the said Pres- on. "But not this particular ype of thing." Bank reports gave this as one account of the flim-flam: The man somehow gained access to businesses in the area, stealing blank checks from the jacks of checkbooks so they would not be missed immediate- ly. Then he made out checks to himself, forging the signa- tures of business officials, and cashed them at the banks on which they were drawn. Tellers, familiar with the sig- natures, cashed them readily. One Palm Beach business- man, John Nora, co-owner of Nora Construction Co., con- firmed his signature had 'been forged on four checks and the forgeries were "perfect three out of four times." Two Injured in Winneshiek Gras DECORAH Mrs. Howar Pollack, 80, and Helen 'Hamil ton, 77, both of Cresco, wer treated at the Winneshie County Memorial hospital fo cuts and bruises Sunday follov ng a one-car accident. Mrs. Pollack was releasec and Mrs. Hamilton was trans ferred to the Cresco hospital. The accident occurred at ).m. Sunday when Howard Pol ack, 81, lost control of his car on a curve four -miles west o )ecorah on the Pole Line road. Pollack's c a r, westbound crossed the road on the leftside jf a curve, rolled over an em lankment, and landed on its vheels in a field on the Miles lenry farm. Pollack was not hur.1. Heath Meets Mao TOKYO (AP) China's Chairman Mao Tse-Tung met Saturday with former British 'rune Minister Edward Heath i Peking, the Hsinhua gency reported. News Five Charged On Drug Counts In Camp Areas IOWA CITY The Johnson, county sheriff's department- "drastically" increased patrols in the Coralville reservoir area over the Memorial day week- end. Sheriff Gary Hughes said de- spite the heavy rain, the area was heavily populated with campers and teenage parties.' One Cedar Rapids man and' four Cedar Rapids juveniles were arrested Sunday night in separate incidents for posses- sion of marijuana. Charged was Wayne Wentzel, 18, of 1430 A avenue NW. The four juveniles charged ranged in age fronfl5 to 17. The youths were charged ifter numerous complaints by nearby campers of a loud party., ill four have been released to heir parents. In addition, Hughes warped ampers not to leave tents, louse trailers and camp sites unattended. A, camp site of the Veil Smith family, Des Moines, lost liquor, stove and' stereo equipment. Harry Dean, Iowa City, re- ported over ?200 in food, per- sonal Jtems and cooking utensils taken from his trailer at the res- ervoir during the week. The loss was discovered Sunday. IKWM, JANUA-KUtA and BMDMU04 ;