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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - June 19, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 2A Thf> Gazette: June 19. 1974 Judge Considers Hall Request for New Trial Magistrate Court By Ford Clark DKCOKAH The city council menls in Dt'ronih's downtown lfxl Tuesday nigbl lo autho-' parking situation statements made by the Marijuana Cases Tine City 'Attorney Isadare.1 William Walker. Chamber Council Direcfs Affomey INewu.s. Envoy Revision in To Defend City in Suit.. Corn Forecast: Buh Grand Jury To Hear IOWA CITY The possibility V They were questions asked of1 Jia, James ccnvic.c-d Ihe second degree murder of a U. of 1. coed, may receive a: -ln anv case. thls of new trial now rests in Ihe was conducted by the. Jon Two persons have appeared in; lo defend the city in .recutive director, spoke on be- TA1PK1 (API I'.S. Aiubas :.aiiUi Tngc, (lay America's interest in! proved legislation providiiiK fur up lo Inllion in loans iW per- snii filed here TiK.sd.-iv.half of Ihe three IVeorah Secretary Karl HuU administration lo the live by K. Peterson of Min 'organizations, urging the to cooperate in efforts Knabnit. IU61 of District Judge Louis Schultz. i special prosecutor and not was bound over to the' led Peterson is seeking damages-reduce parking congestion Juniper resulted from the Dec-orahs business district. [he ;slock, poullry anil uinry ni tries in the next year by immobilized con- lure revise lenders. This bill is similar lo one in Tuesday Judge Schultz heard self." rand iurv .idiKi 45 grounds for a new trial from; Wcwuwaru aiso combined 01 Hall's defense attorneys Hall was convicted of the March 13.1973. slaying of Sarah Ann Her partially-clad the "kind of treatment we ore receiving from the defense londay followini hearing. He charged wilh possession iacres of land in southwest Oe-lconceried Hall remains in the on May 26. body was discovered in a coedu- cational dormitory on Ihe U. of] I. campus. Defense Charges The majority of county jail in lieu of David Itollingswor.h. 1275 Sec-j bond. ;ond avenue SK, a preliminary eiiys refusal to re.one his 23; Mayor Kerson advocated a 'Tf corn crop this year. include Ihe poulli.s ana d.iuy _ i Arawdinj; to Chirk HuU said industries. comer classification, jlions lo implement a L'SDA will probably release: The commuice also wrulc 1.1 a i claims Ihe island off the Chinese! a forecast of a corn crop be-, I] !coast is its rightful territory. m[ 11.5 f Taiwan is home to the Nation- a1 1' pa 'ialist Chinese uovenimcnl. which fvpn, 'o shop-'ttif council and civic orsamza- The developer claims he was; solution of the problem. depnved o proper iise o his; okay Reining which would hold maximum loan to ?l "1 vmmnon hom i The council approved the re-i In liis maiden speech as am-: in ,he rppori due July ol 20 acres of land lo Nationalist China, has set a sentencing 1 hearing Tuesday and was bound j1" "m" v !in" j a mile east of Decorah from ag- linger did not specifically refer i' date for Hall on June 27. j over lo the grand jury. He jricultural to industrial park the Nationalist refusal'to ne-1 said a crop But he indicated Tuesday thei charged with possession of mari-. Named Committee Classification, llaugen Hum-gotiate any matters with Com- iprediclion might be made be- jsenlendng date would be'post-ijuana on May 27. I in action Mayor Veruimel' lnc- owner ofjimmist China. 'fore that date." Clark told Tin- Tuesdays poned if he had not reached !lverson appointed a committee !his P'ans commercial and; But he said-refusal to discuss; industrial (tevelopmenls on the j problems and polontim areas ol j iof four councilmen to meet rep- i a pi testimony was taken up with decision on the motion for a newj Man on _..........................r defense charges that grand Jrcsentalives of Ihe Chamber of proceedings had been Amended Trarric COuntjCommm.p Ooall.ah Job-s lm; i The council the jury was allowed to drink M ich ae I McAlernev. Hia-iand the Decorah BcttermeiuiPruPoscd the jury was allowed to drink alcoholic beverages during delib- OUppOPTS erations and that evidence and! I gQJsldtiv6 jcontlict can only exacei'bate: Clark Protest also approved and increase the chances; mid of plans to pare th< on ;cl.ul) pri, corah's fomhcrn outskirts by, linger's speech followed close- j testimony of witnesses was im- properly introduced. watha, pled guilly Tuesday inJA-v to work toward oT magistrate's court lo an amend-; DBS MOINES (UP1) The Following defense attorney general's office ments, special Stale Prosecutor Garry Woodward called the de- fense motions "mostly nitpick- ing." He also used the word ruled Tuesday that the fowa legislature has the power lo forbid counties, cities and other local government units from laws or or- ed charge of reckless driving i I Van Nostrand Speaks and Arland Lyon, Decorah. A bond issue to and was fined and costs. He was arrested driving on April 7. for At Ground Breaking j" "garbage" in speaking of de- passing obscenity fense arguments for a new trial, dinances. Obviously angry, Defense At- The opinion, written by assist- torney William Tucker came to (ant Attorney General Fred Has- his feet 'and said, "When a kins, said the U.S. supreme man and attorney come in a court's landmark decision il- legitimate effort, when a man's life hangs in Uie balance. and the prosecutor says the defense is bringing up garbage and nit- picking, this exemplifies the be- havior of the prosecutor in the handling of this case. Hard To Take "That's hard to take." Woodward, who exchanged sharp words with the defense on a number of Occasions insisted "the law doesn't say you have to have a perfect trial, just a fair trial. "And the defendant received a fair trial." Woodward spoke to the issue that Hall might have been con- victed 'by an all-white jury be- cause he is black. He said, "I had hoped we could find that the crime was committed iby a white person. We would have had a lot less problems. Race shouldn't be aj target, but it shouldn't be aj shield either." County Attorney Carl Goetz, who assisted in the prosecution, said Wednesday morning, "re- ferences to testimony before the grand jury regarding Hall's al- leged preference for white girls or his possible membership in militant black groups were not garding obscenity only states that contemporary community standards shall determine what form obscenity laws should lake. He said the high court's rul- ing does not forbid a state legis- lature from prohibiting obscen- ity laws to be passed by local government units. The ruling came in response to a request from Sen. Eugene Hill (D-Newton) who questioned whether the slate could pro- hibit the enactment of obscenity laws by counties, cities or other local government units. Under the obscenity bill pass- ed by the 1974 Iowa legislature, municipalities, counties and oth- er local government units are prohibited from passing any ob- scenity laws and that the new state statute voids present local obscenity laws. Senator Cotton Suffers Stroke WASHINGTON (API-Senator Cotton (R-N.H.) suffered a slight stroke Tuesday, his office announced Wednesday. It said Cotton, 74, who is re- tiring from the senate at the end of the year, suffered no loss of consciousness and no paraly- sis. The announcement attributed Ihe stroke to the plugging of a small blood vessel and said Cot- Ion remains available to be taken to the senate in case there is a critical vote. kina nance remodeling of of two fighter plane to M jcjiy was approved with had been anticipated! The lmva D aiunKi INDEPENDENCE tnat any money aboul a year and planned for matter of ceremonies for Steal-lmaining jn-'the fund after tne several months, igard. Inc., will begin at 10 is remodeled fie invested. I June 21) in the new industrial- cost Estimate I park in northeast section of the; city hall remodeling costs are ci'y. estiniated at about I withdrawal of the last American i estimate was "unrealLstic" due fi-'combat units from Taiwan. The jto losses from rainfall and in-'months to operate the state s 'emergency Reimbursement Of Allocation Expense Asked OKS M01NKS tAP) Oov. liobert Kay has submitted a S47.758 claim In the federal B'Tbiliion office lo reimburse Iowa for money spe.nl in the lasl six opcrale Ihe si; fuel allocation pro- Partial reimbursement lo stale Maurice Van Nostrand. chair- man of the Iowa commerce! entrances i.. A proposal that new highway! be established from! Cedar Rapids Emergency Numbers commission, will be one of the highway 9 into the new Gibson I principal speakers at thejstore location in Ihe Carlson ad-j ground breaking ceremony. Gub-jdilion was tabled. Criticism 'Baffles' Officials Ziegler LAJES A1RBASE, Azores Nixon's press secretary, Ronald Ziegler, says' officials he talked to in the Mid- East were "totally astounded" and "bafffled" by the Water- gate-related criticism President Nixon has received in the U.S. inalorial candidate Jim Scha- ben will also be in Independence during Ihe day. In cooperation .with the Bu- chanan county pork producers, a -free pork barbecue lunch will be served to persons (first come, first Serving will begin at a.m. on Third av- enue NE just off the bank corner in downtown Independence. Independence merchants are planning other events which will be announced at a later date. The new industry will con- struct a facility on the grounds of the new industrial park. The firm, with Duane Geater of In- dependence as president, will produce heavy steel and stain- less steel fabrication and ex- A hearing was set for July 161 to consider the Decorah State! bank's drive-in application for renewal of its lease for the land it occupies in the municipal area. The council denied a request for reconsideration of street im-l provements in the 200 block on; East street. j Ambulance 366-7654 F.B.I Fire 398-5343 Highway Patrol ____ 364-5171 After Hours 363-5629 Police 398-5353 Sheriff 398-3521 Democrat look I the mailer of the corn crop es-; timatc wilh the secretary as i governments for costs related Butz was leaving a session ofilo handling energy emergencies Ihe senate agriculture a provision of national tee where he reported on his legislation which established ho recent trip to Ihe Far East. energy otf.ee lasl De- cember. Loan Legislation mWK fMi- Meantime the senate (rom Dec. 4 lo June 30, Ray lure committee Wednesday ap-isajd Tuesday. "Total state cost for the peri- Suez Leader Dies was J61.500." LONDON IAP) _ Gen. Sir Ray said ofthe amount (Clip and carry in your billfold) i Charles Keightley, 72. who com- !manded Ihe ill-fated Brilish- French invasion of Suez in 1956, 1 died Monday. claimed is lo pay portions of Ihe salaries of 14 state officials "who have been running Ihe Iowa fuel allocation program." 1812 Overture Brings Firemen to Concert ATLANTA (AP) Firemen answered an alarm at Sym- phony Hall in the Atlanta Me- morial Art Center here Tuesday night. But it was a false alarm. A spokesman said the sensi- tive fire alarm equipment was perls to employ initially 40 per- sct off by Tchaikovsky's performance of 1812 Overture. i directed by Robert Shaw. Iftcns This is your biff opportunity to Car Wrecked, Trooper Feels 'Double Lucky7 By Jerry Mursener ANKENY (UPI) Iowa highway patrol Trooper John Abeltins had the tornado duty Tuesday night and was stalk- ing the high winds in his pa- trol car. He nearly became a victim of one of the storms he was watching. Abeltins considers himself "double lucky" and his patrol car is totally demolished. Abeltins, a 15-year patrol veteran, was on duty when several storms hit the central Iowa area. He had traveled through five counties keeping a close eye on the storm. "It first hit one mile north of Ankeny on U., S. 69 and blew out both my he said, "but when I got into town, the wind turned my car completely around and the front windshield popped out." Abeltins said the other win- dows in his patrol also shat- tered and that "glass was fly- ing all over the place." Abeltins, who is an Ankeny resident, said a utility pole on a nearby corner then snapped and the "wires came down across the top of the car." I reached down and grabbed Ihe floor mal and wrapped it around my head and hugged the he said. "I just didn't think i was going to make it out of there alive." 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