Cedar Rapids Gazette, June 4, 1974, Page 2

Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette June 4, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - June 4, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Tho Cedar Rapids Gazette: Tues., .lune 4. 1974 HEW Tightens Loans For Medical Students WASHINGTON (AP) - The department of Health. Education and Welfare says it is instituting tighter controls to prevent “unwise use” of federal aid to medical and dental students. HEW responded Monday to General Accounting Office report disclosing that students applying for loans were allowed to list among their needs such things as an abortion for a girl friend and fodder for a spouse's horse. The GAO also contended that nearly $300 million in federal loans and grants under the Health Professions Student Assistance Program has not significantly increased the supply of doctors and dentists. Success Disputed “Although the number of students accepted by medical and dental schools has increased and the quality has improved since HPSAP began, it does not appear to have been a significant factor in these increases,” t h e congressional watchdog agency said. In comments appended to the report, HEW disagreed with the conclusion that the aid program hadn't achieved its objectives. However, the department said it “accepts as valid the criticism for relying too heavily on the schools of medicine and den tistry to administer the student assistance program.” The GAO study investigated administration of the program over a nine-year period ending in 1973, when it was reorganizec with more emphasis on regional control. Gifts, Insurance According to the report, student at the Havlor College of Medicine in Houston. Texas, was allowed a $1,000 health profession loan to pay for his girl friend’s abortion.” A footnote added: “After he discussed this loan with school officials, it was canceled. The school awarded the student a replacement loan from a private source.” At an Illinois dental school, the GAO report said, “Some students’ budgets included items such as contributions of up to $250 to community organizations, life insurance of up to $369, $1,000 to repay a loan from parents and $600 for feeding a spouse’s horse.” Group Seeks To Bar Rebuilding of Blast-Torn Plant FLIXBOROUGH, KURI and (AP) — The villagers of Fiix-borough have formed a commit tee to oppose reconstruction of the giant chemical plant that exploded last Saturday, killing 29 people and injuring 105. The flames from the explosion finally died out Monday and officials in London ordered a full public inquiry into the blast. “We knew something like this was bound to happen one day,” said Hugh Scullion, a chemist at the factory and a leader of the citizens’ committee. Geoffrey Walden, one of many who were made homeless by the blast, said: “We fought for four years to stop them building this plant. They paid no heed to our fears.” Firm To Let U. S. Destroy 1.5 Million Cans of Soup NEWARK (AIM - The Bon Vivant Soup Co. has agreed to government destruction of 1.5 million cans of soup recalled three years ago after a New York man died from botulism in a can of the company's vichyssoise. Bon Vivant said Monday it was giving up its efforts to reclaim the soup because legal expenses were too high — an estimated $100,01)0 according to one source. In addition, the firm said the soup, worth an average 50 cents a can, would be too old to sell even if it won the legal fight. Crush, Bury Most of the soup will be taken to a dump, crushed by an earth moving machine and buried and the Bon Vivant factory in July 1971 after Samuel Cochran of Bedford, N. Y., ate some Bon Vivant vichyssoise and died. Mrs, Cochran was paralyzed briefly. The government immediately recalled all Bon Vivant products. The company claimed that all but one batch of vichyssoise was manufactured properly and asked that the recalled soup be returned to Bon Vivant for sale. Rut William Martin, mayor of Graduates Magistrate Court the nearby town of Scunthorpe, said his town council would press for rebuilding to go ahead. ‘The factory is an important source of jobs and it is important to the national economy,” he said. The Nypro Ltd. plant, in Lincolnshire 150 miles north of London, is owned jointly by the British and Dutch coal mining industries. It made caprolac-tum, used to strengthen nylon for heavy industrial use, and was the only factory of its kind in Britain. One investigator said he believed a highly inflammable vapor escaped, and a chance spark ignited it. All the fatalities were employes of the plant, but the blast under dirt and garbage. “I hope when they do it they won’t take pictures and put them in the paper next to starv ing children — people won’t understand.” said Maria Paretti, vice-president of Bon Vivant, who has claimed that there is nothing wrong with the soup. The soup was recalled from thousands of grocery shelves John W. Creen of 2022 Mansfield avenue SE was graduated May 18 from Benedictine college in Atchison. Kan., with a bachelor of arts degree in biolo- damaged hundreds of homes. jgy. Steven N. Bucksbaum. 2036 Blake boulevard SE, received a I bachelor of arts degree in economics Sunday from Franklin Marshall college, Lan Guilty Plea Made On ADC Fraud Charge and Mary Robertson, 811 Eight- caster> i>a-eenth street SE, pled guilty Mon- Robert G. Farr of 654 Knol day in magistrate’s court to astreet SE received a bachelor of charge of fraudulent acts. Sen- arts degree May 18 from St fencing was deferred until June ^ary s college in Winona, Minn. 3, 1975.    Patricia    Ann Dungan of 4700 She was charged with giving White Pine drive NE received false information to receive Aid bachelor of science degree in to Dependent Children funds education from Kansas State March I.    'college at Pittsburg May 18 James VanDine, 1857 Second Man Pleads Guilty    avenue SE, has received Trt nm/-. Daccorc.'ah master’s degree in theology at To Drug Possession Dallas Theoiogica, seminary, Patrick Conner, 1790 Mallory, Dallas, Texas. May IO. street SW, pled guilty Monday;  ___ in magistrate's court to aln • i charge of possession of con- KG I ITI DU TS 6 ITI 6m trolled substance. Sentencing DI-*,-,    J L was deferred until June 3,1975. '    Cy    K d y 0 a Dy He was charged with having Wp^+Prn nuhiin.io marijuana in his possession    ernUUDUCjUG March 27. Conditions Set For Rail Hike FARLEY—The Western Dubuque Community school board voted Monday night to reimburse parents of nonpublic school children for loss of auxiliary services. Petitions bearing about 3.100 WASHINGTON (AP) - The Interstate Commerce Commission told the railroads Tuesday that they could not increase their freight rates IO percent unless they agreed to use the new money to rebuild track and upgrade equipment. The ICC turned down a IO percent hike that was scheduled to go into effect Wednesday. It told the railroads they could refile the increase to be effective in 15 days if they would agree to use any revenues generated by it for capital improvements and deferred maintenance of plant and equipment. It also said the revenue could be used for increased material and supply costs other than fuel. Disagrees with Decision, Woman Resigns Office DUBUQUE (UPI)—The chair-man of the,Dubuque county social services board said Monday she has resigned because she disagrees with a decision that a 17-year-old girl was disciplined and not abused at a private center here. Alice Bulkley, 69, said she disagreed with conclusions made by the state social services department and the county agency that the treatment of the girl constituted physical discipline rather than physical abuse. In a report released last month, the girl claimed her mouth was washed out with dishwashing liquid, and that she was slapped several times while a resident of Cannon II, a treatment center for emotionally disturbed children. Other members of the board have indicated they may also resign. Public Hearing Slated on NDP See Plenty of Fuel for Summer Johnson Sheriff Tells of Possible Painting Swindles IOWA CITY - The Johnson |?'g"aju{.e„S !I’ere prefn,ed'? ,he, county sheriff's department is    of warning residents in Johnson n , '    ' " , j Western and Linn counties of a possible!Dubuque -board dropping those “painting swindle. "    (Services because of a lack of cu .    .    .    .    .    i    funds. The legislature, in addi- Shenf s d e p u 11 e s already tjon legalized busing of non-action year was funded. have investigated one incident,pUb!iC students.    Planning    Director Don Salyer a a arm north of North Liber- state Jaw provides for reim. told the city council Tuesday bursing parents if services are another hearing is necessary. ‘although the same projects are involved, because technically an extension of the fourth year is different than a fifth year. Program (NDP), even though expected to be about the same the hearing will be repetitious, as 1973 and the improved supply A hearing was held earlier on will permit a moderate increase plans for a fifth action year of in driving, the trade magazine NDP.    said. That wasn't authorized by the The increased supply depends federal government, but a six- on two factors, however, the1 month extension of the fourth;Journal said: that motorists do not go on a driving binge and* that imports of crude and oil! ty. According to the complaint a group of painters received    per-(no , n,    L al    !?    t0. mission to paint one small    build-!? ^    The board voted    to re- ing at the farm.    imburse    families    $40    for    each "*"J *    instead    of    providing services. They reportedly painted sev- ,    .    , eral other buildings and de- J lar}[ Sem«SL iac^U(lin8 manded additional money. I bus,n£’ lo some 2.000 students. Anyone contacted on unsolicited painting should contact th? Judge Deniec products verely. are not restricted se- Hoffa Is Denied Nixon Documents WASHINGTON (AP) _ A fed- Johnson county sheriff’s department, the sheriff said. KCRG Employe Group Rejects Joining Union Wins Scholarship STANLEY — Leon Heath, son I eral judge upheld Monday Pres-of Mr. and Mrs. William Heath.jident Nixon’s claim of executive Stanley, has been awarded a    privilege and quashed a subpoe- $600 scholarship by Iowa State    na for documents relating to the university. A 1974 graduate of    conditional clemency granted A    motion    to    dismiss    a    suit 10e,wein Community high school,    former Teamsters chief James against    Franklin county    farmer ihe wil1 cnter ISU th»s fall to    Hoffa. Dismissal Pl Ga Robert Ibeling has been denied | major in agricultural engineer-A group of employes at KCRGjb>’ Cedar Rapids federal court *ng radio and television has reject- Judge Edward J. McManus.    ^    ~ ed 20 to ll a proposal for ropre- A $10,135 damage suit against, ^ 'EARS AGO — American sedation by the International Ibeling was filed by the Schien froops Pusbec* to within IO miles Brotherhood of Electrical Body and Equipment Co. of Car- 0 ^ome- Workers.    Millville. 111., which claims that    ~...............~    "    '........ Ed Lasko, vice-president and,one of its trucks was damaged general manager for the KCRG when it collided with Ibeling's; stations, said the group included cattle newsroom personnel and em-; Ibeling’s lawyers requested * ployes in production, traffic and the dismissal on the ground that; continuity.    repairs to the truck were less The election was supervised than $10,000 and thus not within! by the National Labor Relations! the jurisdiction of the federal1 board.    I court. U.S. District Judge John Pratt ruled that Hoffa’s attorneys could not “make a strong showing of need necessary to rebut the privilege the President claims.” CORRECTION Coe College Advertisement SUNDAY, JUNE 2nd, 1974 50-911 ANATOMY OF BUSINESS LEADERSHIP (1st Ttrm IO A.M. to 12 P.M. MTTF) This course will explore the nature of leadership with particular emphasis on business leadership. The course will be divided into three parts the first dealing with the three types of men who provide leadership—the supermen or the rule breakers ond innovators, the heroes or the leaders of the noble causes, and the princes or , _______ the    dominators    The    second part of the course deals with the antithesis between the organizations that are a necessary part of today » business life ond the great men In the third part of the course, local business leaders will discuss practical problems of business lead ership with the doss Dr. Cornthers. 04-525 PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT (7-9:30 p.m. June IO-July 26, 2 evenings per wer>k to be arranged) In this course the class will analyze the functions of managers in business Emphasis will be placed on the underlying principles of management rather than on the solution of particular management problems. Dr. Caruthers. FREE Hardy Mum Plant with each Potted Rose Bush Purchase PIERSON’S FLOWERSHOP & GREENHOUSES. INC. 1800 ELLIS BLVD. N.W. — FLOWERPHONE 366-1826 YOUR FTO FLORISTS Houri: Mon. thru Fri. 'til 8, Sat. & Sun. ‘til 5 Stored Under Seal Mrs. Paretti said in court papers filed Monday that tTie still believes the soup is safe for consumption, but that the expense of proving it had become too burdensome. Under federal condemnation procedures, the soup has been stored under seal in warehouses around the country. The soup now will be destroyed in the areas where it is stored. The largest batch, some 250,000 cans stored in Newark, will be destroyed at the Hudson county dump. Bon Vivant was reorganized in December 1972 under the name Moore and Co. Graduate CENTRAL CITY - William M. Edgerly, rural Central City, has received a BA degree from Augustana college, Sioux Falls, SD. Out Of ThiaWorld SPECIAL! NOW ONLY BIG 8"xir PORTRAIT IN Living (.'.olm* 999 Plus** Flln Chirl* GENUINE FULL NATURAL COLOR PORTRAITS! Not the old style tinted or painted black & white photos. FOR ALL AGES! Babies, children, adult*. 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  • Ed Lasko
  • Edward J. Mcmanus
  • Franklin Marshall
  • Geoffrey Walden
  • Hugh Scullion
  • James Vandine
  • John Pratt
  • John W. Creen
  • Leon Heath
  • Maria Paretti
  • Mary Robertson
  • Patrick Conner
  • Robert G. Farr
  • Robert Ibeling
  • Samuel Cochran
  • Steven N. Bucksbaum
  • William Heath.Jident Nixon
  • William M. Edgerly
  • William Martin

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Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette

Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Issue Date: June 4, 1974

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