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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - May 30, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                Campaign Trail Rural Development Is Jensen Priority WEST UNION Martin Jen- sen, a candidate for the Demo- cratic nomination for Second district congressman, said Wednesday in West Union that a lop priority if he is elected io congress will be "to assure ade- quate funding for rural develop- ment programs. Jensen pointed out, "the 1972 Rural Development act has been ema- sculated by presidential vetoes and Impoundments. Many provi- sions of this legislation have ei- ther been denied funds al- together or funded only partial- ly- "In my opinion, a partial commitment to the social and economic needs of the people in rural Northeast Iowa is not good enough. "A million budget for the community facility grant sec- tion of the 1972 act, for examp- le, is not good enough. The ad' ministration request is ridicu- lously low. We all know the million could be spent on need- ed and worthwhile community facilities in Iowa alone." Jensen made his remarks at a primary voter reception in West Union hosted by Steve Story. )atural resources, but the most immediate problem is the mo- nopolistic stranglehold which; lie giant oil companies have on the American economy." He called again for implemen- tation of a federal trade com- mission staff study which rec- ommended earlier this year that She eight largest oil companies forced to divest themselves of up to 60 percent of their refin- ing capacity. "Tha FTC staff report said the companies' monopoly con- trol of the petroleum market in this country was the direct cause of current shortages and higher prices. Because they are so powerful, and have no in- dcpendent competition, the giant companies are able to operate inefficiently and at an unwarranted expense to con- Blouin said. Martin: Linn Is Phony Check Haven "Have you tried to cash a check lately? What did the bank or merchant ask you {or first your driver's license, your social security number, your ID. card or possibly your thumb print plus your William Martin, candidate for the Democratic nomina- tion for Linn county attorney asked those questions while a d d r e s s i n g the Hawkeye Labor Council Tuesday eve- ning. Martin said the county at- torney "should be working as hard as possible to rid Linn county of the reputation of being the phony check writ- er's haven, by bringing to jus- tice those who choose to rob through bum checks." He added that law-abiding citizens should not have to be put through the third- degree to use 'a'check for pay- ing bills, and merchants should not be forced to hamper commerce because a bad check writer is given the freedom to commit his, crime tinie and time again. Confrifaufions for Stanley DES MOINES Contributions totaling for the March 1-May 23 period were reported Thursday by State Rep. David Stanley of Muscaline, a Republi- can candidate for U.S. senator. Stanley said the contributions were from lowans and that the average contribution was He said lowans in all 99 counties contributed. He said two individuals from out of the state contributed Break Up Oil Conglomerates BERNARD A Democratic candidate for Second district congress, State Sen. Michael Blouin (D-Dubuque) said Wednesday he believes a break- up of the major oil conglomer- ates may be the only practical solution to the energy crisis in the immediate future. "In the long run, .there is no doubt in my mind that we must develop new and better energy alternatives, and I believe we have the technology to do that in this Blouin said. "I realize there are a number of factors which contributed to the crisis, such as the Arab oil boycott and an American life- style which has wasted jjrecious Graduates Grant Merrill Wiley of Center Point received a bach- elor of arts degree Friday from North Central Bible col- lege, Minneapolis. Cedar Rapids Emergency Numbers 366-7654 Highway Palrol 364-517) Allor Hours......363-5629 Polico.............398-5353 ModicalSocioty ....365-2527 (If you no pliyilcicin} Foundation II .......362-2174 (dim lulp, 1 p.m.-midnlohl) (Clip and carry In your billfold) DR. CRAVEN DENTIST PRACTICE UMITED TO DENTURE WORK 113 IilAvo. SE, Cidar RffliMi, k Dil Moln.l Mmon Clly Cily Ginsberg Promises Evening Meetings Stanley Ginsberg, the Demo- cratic candidate for nomination for Linn 'county supervisor, said Wednesday "Linn county super- visors are only as effective as Hie public allows or demands." Ginsberg called for periodic public meetings in the evening io accommodate taxpayers who either because of work or in- convenience are unable to at- tend daytime sessions. "What we he said, "is tetter opportunity for the people of Linn county to tell their coun- ty officials their concerns, their needs, their desires." Ginsberg promised to make every effort to establish la regu- larly published schedule of eve- ning meetings of the Linn super- visors. He spoke at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Darrel Morf, 1377 Elmhurst drive NE. .45 caliber auto- and a hunting ng a loaded natic pistol nifc. The youths were arrested in a oulheast side apartment where wlice went to search for a run- iway 15-year-old girl. When police first went to the ipartment, no one ,ater in the evening, police re- icivcd information i the oc- :upants of the apartment were lut of town and someone else tvas inside. Officers returned to the apart- ment, entered with a key ob- ained from the landlord and ound the pair standing in lark bedroom. A search of the pair turned up he weapons, which police said he youths concealed in their pants. The runaway girl was found liding in the police said. Gannon Is Endorsed By Sen. Doderer IOWA CITY (AP) Sen. Minnette Doderer (D-Iowa City) has endorsed William Gannon of Mingo for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination. Mrs. Doderer said she knows all three candidates but said she was selecting 'Gannon as the best qualified to lead Iowa as governor. Gannon was Democratic floor leader of the Iowa house in 1969. Bachman Changes Plea; Trial of Others Continues D w i g h t Morgan Bachman changed his plea from innocent to the eleventh hour" Wednesday during trial in Cedar Rapids federal court on bank robbery charges. The DCS Moines man's plea change came in the midst of testimony by the state's last witness, Thomas McWilliams, who was testifying under court- granted immunity from prose- cution. McWilliams, who gave his oc- cupation as testified that Bachman and Jack Ray- mond Scott participated in the Swaledale bank robbery.. Scott is on trial for the same charges as Bachman involving the 1970 Randall and Swaledale bank robberies. Bachman and Scott are both 30 and of Des Moines. First Time? "I don't know if this has ever happened after seven days of commented Judge Ed- ward J. McManus on the late plea change. "Your right to a fair trial had been commenced, but it was interrupted at the eleventh he told Bach- man. Bachman pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to rob a bank and another count of steal- ing from an insured bank a sum of money in excess of Court officials indicated that as a result of the plea change: -The remaining four counts of bank robbery concerning the Randall and Swaledale banks will be dismissed. Release on Bond will be released on bond providing he not con- tact any of the government wit- nesses. will not have to testify during the remainder o the trial of Scott and Rober Weeks, 38, who has been charged with three counts in volved with the Randall ban] robbery. terms for the twi charges to which Bachman plec guilty will run concurrently not consecutively, and state will not brin; charges against Bachman fo an alleged post office burglary. Sentencing Deferred Judge McManus deferred sen fencing on the two counts penc ing completion of a pre-sentenc ing report. For his testimony Wednesday McWilliams was purged of contempt of court citation tha McManus had charged him will Tuesday. McWilliams hai balked at testifying Tuesday 01 the ground that his testimon; would put him in "danger." The defense chose not t present any evidence in its be half Thursday morning after th state had concluded its Wednesday. Closing Arguments Closing arguments were pre sented Thursday morning to th seven-women and f i v e m a r jury. Kirsheh cited the "in terlocking eye-witness testimo ny" of the three most; signifi cant witnesses, Mark and Helene Powers and Thomas Me Williams. The defense declared the gov ernment "wanted" the defenc ants at "quite a cost. Mr. Kir shen has immunized about a many people as Dr. Salk dii with his polio vaccine." The defense attacked the typi of witness the state called. defense attorney said Grant' immunity and potential per sonal gain did not result in crec ible witnesses. WEEK-END PAINT SPECIAL GRAHAM'S ONE-'.OAT HOUSE PAINT Reg. gal. Gal. Price Good IThors., Fri., Sat. Cedar Rapids Paint 509 Third Ave. S.E. 363-9635 Open Sat 'Til !6-Year-Olds Are Arrested on Weapons Charge Two 10-year-old youths were hargcd Wednesday with carry- ng concealed weapons after po- carter "Wednesday" "011 whether, cc arrested them for he should dismiss the applica-i By Kolund Krekeler Arguments were made before l.inn District Judge James bedroom closet, The Cedar Kaplds Gazette: Tliurs., May 30, 1974 Arguments Made over Zacek Redress Plea ;tion, as requested by the defendants' conslitu but gave Zacek's attorneys an tional rights as long as they are opportunity to show why it able to keep it quiet until after should not be dismissed. of the reasons listed by lion for redress 'he judge as supporting dismiss- for convicted murderer Richard! a' was that the only ground for Zacck. !redress with factual substance In a memorandum and order was that Zacck did not knowing- in April Hie judge said he in- tended to dismiss the applica- Three Persons Are Bound Over Three persons appeared in magistrate's court and had ly and intelligently plead guilty defense was un- because the a w a r of gathering activities of the police, department. illegal evidence-idence. UMIC IV IVVCJJ II quid U1IU1 dllCl I defendants plead guilty to a crime. Judge Carter said Zacek's at-! tornuys appeared to be trying to! extend to guilty plea situations supreme court's decisions which bar states from using in a trial unconstitutionally-obtained evi- (iuilly sajd it appeared that what saying was that the unconstitutional search was so a knowing voluntary guilty plea has al-' I ready been determined by the their cases sent to the supreme court, the judge jury. i said, and a post-conviction pro- Bryce Fisher, 5 Turner alley jceeding is not available to reli- SE, waived a preliminary hear-j Ii8ate an issue Previously ing Wednesday and was over ing. offensive that the guilty plea should be set aside even though it appears Zacek knowingly ad- mitted the crime and there was nothing to show that the breach of the constitution affected the accuracy of the admission. attorneys argued) er on a charge of drunk driv- c T K 7 L Wednesday that such proceed-illegal J. He was arrested May 18. arc'itled the linn tr Hud Relation The attorneys replied that argued that Zacek's voluntary guilty plea waived all defects that might have been chal- lenged if the case had gone to Urial. 'File Law Suit' He said that if Zacek's civil rights were violated by police, as a county attorney's investiga- tion has reported, a federal law suit for damages is the remedy available. Judge Carter asked whether there would be a factual dispute if he would set a hearing on Zacek's application, Faeries re- plied that he believes the search warrant could have been ob- tained even without information obtained in the illegal breakin. Judge Carter was given, upon his order, a copy of relevant, portions of the transcript of the Willard Clary, 2350 Blakcly boulevard SE, waived a prelimi- nary hearing Tuesday and was bound over oil a charge of lar- ceny. He is charged with taking I two radios, the property of John ings arc permitted under Fifth Desert Victim Found GILA BEND, Ariz. (UPI) Searchers Thursday found the body of the fifth victim of the desert sun which felled members of a brass-scavenging expedition on the Gila Bend [unnery range. Sheriff's officials said David Capistran, 19, apparently died ol exposure as did four com- janions who were found deac Tuesday. Capistran's body was 'ound 16 miles.south of Inter- state 8 by some of the 75 depu- ;ies and possemen who partici- pated in the search. Survivors said the promise ol and a bonus enticed the group to spend the Memoria iay weekend picking up the brass shell casings. Rcpici, between :md Jan. 3. Tony Freeman, Due. 1973, no address, was bound over Tuesday on a charge of escape. He is charged with escaping from Linn county jail May 18. Looking for more storage space? Sell your don't needs with a want ad. breakin did have a rela the I lion to the guilty plea, in that statute if there is sufficient rca-j defense attorneys were unable son why a point was not raised; to advise Zacek of the likelihood before. jof conviction, since they did not The Zacek case, they said, is know what evidence was admis- a classic case of such sufficient reason, since police withheld from the defense the informa- tion that they had illegally bro- ken into Zacek's house before obtaining a search warrant and seizing evidence. Violate Rights j To dismiss the case without giving Zacek a chance to pro- duce evidence, they argued, would be to tell police they may sible. They said the supreme court has stated that the question of guilt is irrelevant, and that what is important is whether the guilty plea was knowingly and intelligently made, not whether it was accurate. be caff us! HOME IMPROVEMENT Call 363-5577 Rule by June 7 He said he expects to rule by June 7 on whether to allow Zacek to proceed with his appli- cation. The 33-year-old Cedar Rapids man is serving a 75-year term in the penitentiary after being found guilty of second-degree murder. He had pled guilty to an open charge of murder in the Oct. 19, 1969, slaying of 17-year- old Washington high school sen- County Ally. William Fachesiior, Jean Halverson. Biown-in Mineral Wool INSULATION lOOSq. Ft. In Unfloored Attic 26 SOC50 Full Six inch _____ __ Depth Free Estimates Minimum Jab GREAT PLAINS GAS Insulation Dept. 1101 Second Ave. S.E. Phone 362-1186 or 365-4647 And earn 13% on your money If you have less than six inches of high quality insulation that effectively resists heat flow in your ceiling, you're wasting energy. And money. What you spend to make up the difference should pay off at the annual rate of for as long as you live in your home. 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