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June 04, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - June 4, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa The Cedar Rapids Gazelle: Tues., June 4, 19741 HE W Tightens Loans For Medical Students Group Seeks T0 To Let U. S. Destroy Bar Rebuilding of Blast-Torn Plant 1.5 Million Cans of Soup FIJXBOROUGH, Rngland NEWARK (AP) The ihe Bon Vivant factory in _ The of Flix'iV'val" Soui) to llas 1971 after Samuel Cochran! jborough have formed a destruction of i.Sjof Bedford, N. Y.. ate some Bonj oprxwp rw.nstriK-ti.wi Oflmllllon eails of SOUP vichyssoise and died.! ilhe giant chemical plant ago alter a NewjMrs. Dx-hran was paralyzed; i .r IVrtl'L" til Hltvfl fi-jim lii-itiilitni in I controls to prevent wise use" of federal aid to of llle GAO study investigatedlexpiodcd !ast Samrdav man died from botulism in bripfly. .i._ f.i _ e a jif mil i-ii-Ki-c. mi ical and dental students. over a nine-year period ending HEW responded Monday to ajin 1973- "'hen was reorganized General Accounting Office re-'with more emphasis on regional port disclosing that students ap-j control, plying for loans were allowed to list among their needs such (.ills, Insurance 29 people and injuring 105. The flames from the explosion finally died out Monday and of- ficials in London ordered a full among things as an abortion for a girl friend and fodder for a spouse's horse. The GAO also contended thai nearly million in federal loans and grants under Ihe Health Professions Student As- sistance Program has not signif- icantly increased the supply of doctors and dentists. Success Disputed "Although the number of stu- dents accepted by medical and dental schools has increased and the quality has improved since HPSAP began, it does not appear to have been a signifi- cant factor in these the 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 criti- cism for relying too heavily on the schools of medicine and den- According to the report, a student at the Baylor College of .Medicine in Houston, Texas, "was allowed a health profession loan to pay for bis 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 pri- vate source." At an Illinois dental school, the GAO report said, "Some students' budgets included items such as contributions of up to to community organ zations, life insurance of up t to repay a loan fron parents and for feeding spouse's horse." public inquiry into the "We knew something like this was bound to happen one 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 thisj a can of Ihe company's vichys- oise. Bon Vivant said Monday it was giving up its efforts to reclaim the soup because legal expenses were too high an es- timated according to one source. In addition, the firm said Ihe soup, worth an average SO cents a can, would be too old to sell even if it won the legal fight. Crush, Bury Most of the soup will be take plant. They paid no heed to ourj to a dump, crushed by an eart fears." I moving machine and burie But William Martin, mayor ofjuntfcrdirt and garbage, the nearby town of Scunthorpe.i "I hope when they do it the ;aid his town council woul press for rebuilding to go aheac 'The factory is an importai source of jobs and it is impo :ant to the national economy, Magistrate Court Graduates Guilty Plea Made On ADC Fraud Charge Mary Robertson, 811 Eight eenth street SE, pled guilty Mon day in magistrate's court to a charge of fraudulent acts. Sen fencing was deferred until Jum 3, 1975. She was charged with giving false information to receive Au to Dependent Children funds March 1. Man Pleads Guilty To Drug Possession Patrick Conner, 1790 Mallory street SW, pled guilty Mondaj in magistrate's court to a charge of possession of con- trolled substance. Sentencing was deferred until June He was charged with having marijuana in his possession March 27. Johnson Sheriff Tells of Possible Painting Swindles IOWA CITY The Johnson county sheriff's department is warning residents in Johnson and Linn counties of a possible "painting swindle." Sheriff's deputies already have investigated one incident at a farm north of North Liber- ty. According to the complaint, a group of painters received per- mission to paint one small build- ing at the farm. They reportedly painted sev- eral other buildings and de- manded additional money. Anyone contacted on unsolicit- ed painting should contact the Johnson county sheriff's depart- ment, the sheriff said. John W. Crcen of 2022 Mans field avenue SE was graduate May 18 from Benedictine coi lege in Atchison, Kan., with bachelor of arts degree in biolo gy. Steven N. Bucksuaum, 203 Blake boulevard SE, received bachelor of arts degree in eco nomics Sunday from Frankli and Marshall college, Lan caster, Pa. Robert G. Parr of 654 Knol street SE received a bachelor o arts degree May 18 from St Mary's college in Winona, Minn. Patricia Ann Dungan of 4700 White Pine drive NE received a bachelor of science degree in idueation from Kansas State college at Pittsburg May 18. James VanDine, 1857 Second avenue SE, has received a master's degree in theology at Dallas Theological Seminary Dallas, Texas, May 10. Reimbursement Plan Okayed by Western Dubuque Western Du- uque Community school board Monday night to reim- burse parents of nonpublic :chool children for loss of auxil- ary services. Petitions bearing about iignatures were presented to the raard Monday night in light of ecent action by the Western Dubuque board dropping those ervices because of a lack of unds. The legislature, in addi- ion, legalized busing of non- lublic students. State law provides for reim- lUrsing parents if services are lot made available to the tudents. The board voted to re- mburse families for each tudent instead of providing uxiliary services, including jusing, to some students. KCRG Employe Group Rejects Joining Union A group of employes at KCRG radio and television has reject- ed 20 to 11 a proposal for repre- sentation by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. Ed Lasko, vice-president and general manager for the KCRG stations, said the group included newsroom personnel and em- Judge Denies Dismissal Plea A motion to dismiss a suit against Franklin county farmer Robert Ibeling has been denied by Cedar Rapids federal court Judge Edward J. McManus. A damage suit against Ibeling was filed by the Schien Body and Equipment Co. of Car- linville, 111., which claims that one of its trucks was damaged when it collided with Ibeling's cattle. Ibeling's lawyers requested he said. The Nypro Ltd, plant, in Lin colnshire 150 miles north of Lon don, is owned jointly by th British and Dutch coal minin industries. It made caprolac turn, used to strengthen nylo for heavy industrial use, an was the only factory of its kin in Britain. One investigator sai he believed a highly inflamma ble vapor escaped, and chance spark ignited it. All the fatalities were em ployes of the plant, but the bias damaged hundreds of homes. Conditions Set For Rail Hike WASHINGTON (AP) Th Interstate Commerce Commis sion told the railroads Tuesda that they could not increas their freight rates 10 percen unless they agreed to use th new money to rebuild track am upgrade equipment. The ICC turned down a 10 per cent hike that was scheduled ti go into effect Wednesday. It told the railroads they couli refile the increase to be effec :ive in 15 days if they woul< agree to use any revenues gen erated by it for capital improve ments and deferred nance of plant and equipment, t also said the revenue could be used for increased material anc upply costs other than fuel. 3ublic Hearing Slated on NDP A public hearing will be held une 19 on proposed activities in he Neighborhood Development Program even though he hearing will be repetitious. A hearing was held earlier on jlans for a fifth action year ol TOP. That wasn't authorized by the ederal' government, but a six- month extension of the fourth ction year was funded. Planning Director Don Salyer old the city council Tuesday nother hearing is necessary, Ithough the same projects are nvolved, because technically an xtension of the fourth year is ifferent than a fifth year. Wins Scholarship STANLEY Leon Heath, son if Mr. and Mrs. William Heath, jtanley, has been awarded a 600 scholarship by Iowa Stale niversity. A 1974 graduate of lelwein Community high school, e will enter ISU this fall to major in agricultural engineer- ng. ployes in production, traffic andjthe dismissal on the ground that continuity. The election was supervised by the National Labor Relations board. j repairs to the truck were less than and thus not within the jurisdiction of the federal court. 39 YEARS AGO American troops pushed to within 10 miles of Rome. won't take pictures and pu them in the paper next to starv ing children people won't un said Maria Parett vice-president of Bon Vivant who has claimed that there i nothing wrong with the soup. The soup was recalled fron thousands of grocery shelve Disagrees with Decision, Womai Resigns Office DUBUQUE (UPD-The chair man of county so- cial services board said Mon day she has resigned because she disagrees with a decision that a 17-year-old girl was dis iplined and not abused at private center here. Alice Bulkley, 69, said she dis agreed with conclusions made by the state social services de- partment and the county agency hat the treatment of the gir constituted physical discipline rather than physical abuse. In a report released lasi 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 treat- ment center for emotionally dis- turbed children. Other members of the board have indicated they may also 'esign. See Plenty of Fuel for Summer TULSA, Okla. oil ndustry is entering the vacation eason with more gasoline on and than a year ago and there hould be plenty for America's motorists this summer, the Oil nd Gas Journal said Monday. Fuel demands generally are xpected to be about the same s 1973 and the improved supply nil permit a moderate increase driving, the trade magazine aid. The increased supply depends i two factors, however, the ournal said: that motorists.do ot go on a driving binge and hat imports of crude and oil roducts are not restricted se- erely. Hoffa Is Denied Mixon Documents WASHINGTON (AP) _ A fed- judge upheld Monday Pres- ent Nixon's claim of executive rivilege and quashed a subpoe- a for documents relating to the onditional clemency granted 'rmer Teamsters chief James offa. U.S. District Judge John Pratt uled that Hoffa's attorneys ould not "make a strong show- ig of need necessary to rebut le privilege the President iclaims." The government immediately! recalled all lion Vivant prod-[ ucts. The company claimed that all! but one batch of vichyssoisc was manufactured properly asked that the recalled soup be returned to Bon Vivant for sale. Stored Under Seal Mrs. 1'aretti said CORRECTION Coe College Advertisement SUNDAY, JUNE 2nd, 1974 50-911 ANATOMY OF BUSINESS LEADERSHIP (1st Term 10 A.M. to 12 P.M. MTTF) This course will explore the nature of leadership with parljcular emphoiis or business leaderjhip. The course will be divided into three parti: the first dealing with the three types of men who provide supermen or the rule breakers and innovators, Ihe heroes or the leaders of the noble causes, and the princes 01 the dominators. The second part of the course deals with the antilhesis between the orqaniiations that are a necessary port of today's business life and Ihe great men. In the third part of the course, local business leaders will diiCLtsi practical problems of business lead- ership with tho class. Dr. Carrifhers. 04-525 PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT p.m. June 10-July 26, 2 evenings per week to be arranged) In this course the class will analyze tha functions of managers in business, Emphasis will bo placed on the underlying principles of management rather than art Ilio solution af particular management problems. Dr. Car- rilhers. FREE Hardy Mum Plant with each Potted Rose Bush Purchase PIERSON'S GREENHOUSES, INC. 1800 ELLIS BLVD. N.W. FLOWERPHONE 3A6-1826 pro FLORISTS Hours: Mon. thru Fri. 'til 8, Sal. Sun. 'HI 5 in courti papers filed Monday that she still believes the soup is safe for consumption, but that the ex- pense 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 cans stored in Newark, will be de- stroyed at the Hudson county dump. 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