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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - June 29, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Sat., June 29, 1374 HXllOHM WtMtttft itHvfCt fOMCMf 7AM IM ow 99.77 29.68 10WIJ7 ItMMXATUm Obituaries I Lester H. Spicer Carlos J. Connor Lester Harold Spicer, of; Carlos J. Connor, 78, of 811 ;7H Seventh street SW, died Fri- Seventh street SK, died Friday :day in a Joivil biNpiM after n in a (Vifar Hapiris hospital jiftpr brief illness. Born July 15. brief illness. Horn May 13. ;ii 1'alo, hi- married to at Muscatine, he had been in C'vlsr rp.-'idfn' miwl of III. He was a resident of his life and was an assembler Cedar liapuls mosi of his life. for KMC Corp., Link Bolt Speed- He was a layout man for l'ui-kr division until his retirement versa! Engineering for 35 years''" before his retirement in 1971 He1 was a veteran of World I was a member of Trinity a member of the Disa- Mctiiodist churcn. y'c" Veterans, the Surviving in addition to his American legion at West Liber- wife, are a son. Richard, mld member of United Hal Walter Elected JA id Linn Deputy Testifies oh Talks with Accused Slayer ANAMOSA Atwc s h a 111 o w n Diane Spicer, Susan Spicer. four daughters, iNaples, Racine, Wis., And) Workers l.ocnl 299. Surviving are two sons, Karen Thorpe and Linda Spicer, Lawrence F., Wichita, Kan.; Andrew ,1., Atkins; a daughter, both of Cedar liapids; JoscPh Hadlsh' rural randchildren; three brothers, Marlon; "vc srandchildrcn; I.Mvron and Chester, both four great-grandchildren, and a I.M'arion Jack, Humansville, Mm' Atallssa' Junior Conner, rural Cedar liapids. ini- tially admitted to only ;m awareness of the murder of 17 not told him Nowlin took the car key with him at the time Miss Connolly was raped. Stand by Cur Conner did tell authorities, vear-old Maureen Connolly, a HKI( Nowlin told him l.inn county deputy sherill the car when they Conner's trial here arnved at" j'alisades park fol- lowing Miss Connolly's death. When Nowlin returned to the car. he stated he had killed tified durin; Friday. Called as a state witness was Chief Deputy Dennis Blome Conner was taken to Cedar Rapid'' police- headquarters young Servcy, and instructed Conner !o drive back !o Cedar about 4 a.m. March 18, BlomejRapjds, Blome related, said, and admitted to having j Tnm, from Showers dnJ thunderstorms are expected in Michigan, land Saturday night. Clear to partly cloudy elsewhere. inois and upper New Eng- Ciiy Briefs .Meters Taken Walter Mo., and a sister, Edna Fulton! of New Mexico. Services: Monday at at Turner chapel east by the Rev. Wilson Hyde. Burial: Cedar Me- morial cemetery. Friends may call at Turner east until 1 p.m. i Monday. The casket will not be open after the service. Services: Monday at noon all Hal Walter Hal Walter, director of heard about the murder. Miss Connolly's body was dis- covered about B p.m. March 16 in the old Morley bridge area in Jones county. Disappeared March It) j The Cedar Rapids girl and .Michael Servey, 18. also of agents from the Iowa criminalistics laboratory in Des Moines, also testified Friday about articles of clothing and shotgun shell components. The Weather overnight and inches Sweet, city meter Anchorage H H. Seattle .....L. Angeles Bismarck 95 46 Miami BS Chicago 70 M Mln'apotis 69 S9 Denver 9s 57 N. Orleans K Duluth .8165 New York (259.1 Honolulu 8! 70 .It Phoenix .115 n Houston 68 72 Washington u, 55 .1 Extended Forecast Parti cloudy and cool Monday wit chance of showers in the north east. Fair and warmer Tuesda; and Wednesday. Highs 70s 01 Monday warming to 80s and 90s Tuesday and Wednesday Lows 50s Monday to 60s Wednes day. C. R. Weather High Friday 81 Low overnight 6' Noon Saturday Iowa Deaths Luana Lovcn V. Leas. .Monday at 11, St. John's Lu- jtheran church. Military serv- 79.61 ices at graveside. Visitation after noon Saturday, Schultz' in cf pre- 7SU ....86 none 2 p.m. Rainfall Total for June 4.6! Normal for June......... 5.2: Normal through June .....16.61 Total for 1973 .............29.94 Barometer, falling ........29.86 Humidity at noon ........47% Wind direction and velocity at Gazette weather station at 2 p.m. S at 14-23 mph. Sun rises a.m.; sun sets p.m. Year Ago Today High 76; low, 60: rainfall, none. Traveler's Forecast Sunday Weather, Hi-Lo Bismarck Chicago Cincinnati Cleveland ......PtCldy 92-45 .........Fair 82-62 ......PtCldy 82-63 ......PtCldy 77-59 Des Moines .....Tshwrs 86-60 Detroit .........PtCldy 79-61 Indianapolis Kansas City Milwaukee Mpls.-St. Paul Okla. City ___ Omaha St. Louis Sioux Falls .Fair 83-67 .PtCldy 90-70 .PtCldy 81-57 ....Fair 93-70 ___Fair 92-64 ___Fair 86-65 .Fair 86-52 Fires p.m. Friday. Possible cigaret to rear car seat behind 517 Third avenue W. p.m. Friday. Rushed gasoline at scene of accident at 2205 Forest drive SE. a.m. Saturday. Nui- sance call at First avenue and Foote street SW. a.m. Saturday. Nuisance call at Thirty-second street drive SE and railroad tracks. a.m. Saturday. Nuisance call at G avenue and Twenty- fifth street NE. a.m. Saturday. Nuisance dall at J street and Twenty- seventh avenue SW. Youths Charged in Vandalism Incidentthc taking of a Mrs. Merle Burk- Monona. Vinton hart, Pending at White- Phillips'. H. Yoder, 75. Sunday at 2 p.m. at West Union Mennonite church. Vis- itation at Powell's. Ossian Andrew Timp, 73 Monday at 11 a.m. at St. Fran- cis DeSales. Visitation Satur- day, parish rosary Sunday at 8 p.m. at Schmitz'. Montour Alice Mae Lin- ville, 88. Monday at United Methodist church. Burial: Hazelwood cemetery, Grinnell. Harrison's, Tama. What Cheer Cloyd Fisher, 84. Sunday at 2, Harden's. Burial: 16 ccmeterv. j superintendent, Friday reported! T.jlwo meters'valued atj taken from the 5001 block of Fifth street SE. 1 Thrifty Steam Carpet Clean- iv alter i D department Bar Assn. Elects Ernest Pence side. Friends Turners east. mav call at Turner chapel east. Burial: in marketing and training, MorA- Dunkard cemetery with Financial Corp., was can Legion services at grave-1 elected president of Junior Achievement of Greater Cedar liapids, Inc., at its June meet- ing Friday. Walter, 34, previously held several positions with Kirkwood Community college, the latest being associate superintendent Elmer C. Hessenius Elmer Carl Hessenius, 67, died Friday at the Americana Nurs- ing home. He was born April 2, 1902, in Benton county and of development. ing Rentals. The Original! 366- 292G.-Adv. Watch Taken Jerry Mur- ray, 1413 B avenue NE, Friday reported a wrist watch valued at and a shirt valecl at were taken between Tuesday and Thursday from his apart- ment. t Games. Saturday, Sunday. Montrose. Doors. Camp Cash Taken Ernest Kahler, Fairfax, Friday reported ivas taken from the glove com- partment of his car while it was at the Ellis Park boat harbor. Dr. Frank Sebetka wishes to announce his association with Dr. John Ferguson in the prac- Boy, 17, Arrested For House Brealdn A 17-year-old youth was harged Saturday with breaking nd entering in connection with Car Looted Wendy Tax Benefits Available for Property Loss DES MOINES (UPI) The ice flf genera, _....._........ district director of the Internal j First Ave. SE. 366-0428.-Adv. Revenue Service (IRS) said Friday tax benefits are available to lowans who suf- ered property losses in the se- 'ere storms of the last month. District Director J. T. Ri- poutte said special provisions nable taxpayers in the 37 coun- ies declared disaster areas to leduct disaster related casualty osses on either the current ear's return or that of the pre- ceding year. Rideoutte said the law covers osses of business property as veil as personal property. Non- msiness losses are limited to he amount exceeding J100 for each casualty, he said The IRS official recommended hat taxpayers submit a list of terns lost or damaged, showing nitial cost, value immediately before the loss and value after he loss occurred. Photographs f damaged property also are iclpful, he said. Sue Lekin, 61 Twenty-ninth avenue SW, Friday reported 24 stereo tapes, two speakers, and a key, were taken from her car while it was parked at her residence. The items were valued at Downtowner now open, under new management (formerly Golden Guitar) this Sunday featuring Louis Ernest Pence Ernest Pence, 2227 Washington avenue SE, Friday was elected jresident of the Linn County Bar Assn. He succeeds David Elderkin to the post. Elected president-elect was John J. Shea. James M. Powers was chosen vice president, David S. Good, secretary, and John M. Bickel, treasurer. Named to the board of gover- nors were David Elderkin, "David L. Marner and Maurice L. Nathanson. Car Entered Alvin Wes- temeier. 806 M avenue NW, Fri- day reported a tape player and two speakers were taken from his car while parked at his resi- dence. The items were valued at -Impeachment- (Continued from Page 1.) ihold their views until all the evi- Idence is in." St. Clair, who devoted most of his opening-day presentation Thursday to Watergate, re- sponded Friday to most of the other allegations the committee is investigating in a perform- ance that apparently was more _ T 'persuasive than the previous Equipment Taken Lydiaione A 14-year-old boy and two 12- clothing taken from his car early Satur-'was mistrustful of thc FBI; from a house. day while it was parked in thejtraced Nixon's decision to raise year-old girls, all of Cedarj charged the youth with driveway at his residence. Thejmilk prices to political pres- Rapids, were charged Friday! breaking into the residence of iiterns wcre valued at 'sures, not promises of campaign with malicious damage and Ruby. 430 from the dairy industry; ceny in connection with a SE' betweecn 6 a.m. andi Buzhardt Released ;and provided a report from Nix- Hard, 3301 Forty-fourth street NE, Friday reported a ski rope, a six gallon gasoline tank, a siphon and bulb and a pair of water skis were taken from her backyard within the last two weeks. The items were valued at Theft Reported Nicholas "I, for one, feel a little more kindly .y.: toward the said Rep. President's Smith (li- who had described Thursday's presentation as un- convincing. Defends Wiretaps moved to Cedar Rapids from Vinlon in the early 1950s. He was employed for five years at Cedar Rapids Block Co. and was a member of the Lutheran church. Surviving are two sons, Elmer, jr., Prairieburg; Eldon, Pueblo, Colo.; three daughters, Mrs. Willis Suckow, Cedar Rapids; Mrs. Robert Zamastil Rapids; Mrs. Roy Syracuse, N.Y.; Cedar Kimler, brother, Henry, Vinton; a sister, Anna Alpers, Weston, 111., and 16 grandchildren. Services: Monday at 2 at Campbell funeral home in Vin- ton. Burial: Evergreen ceme- tery, Vinton. Friends may call at Campbell's after 1 p.m. Sun- day. Memorial Services Zila, Dorothy A. Monday at at All Saints church by the Rev. Edmund J. Becker. Burial: Mt. Calvary. Friends may call at Stewart funeral home Sunday from 2 to 9 p.m. Wilson, Queen B. _ Satur- day at 1 at Cedar Memorial hapel of Memories by the Rev. Lawrence A. Chamberlain of Kenwood Park United Pres- byterian church. Burial: Cedar Memorial. May Jobless Level in C.R. Rises to The jobless level in Cedar Rapids rose from in April to in May, pushing the unemployment rate up to 2.5 percent, according to a report released by the Iowa state em- >loyment service. The national unemployment rate rose from five percent to 5.2 percent. Ironically, unemployment in Cedar Rapids in May, 1973, was exactly the same as this year, The Cedar Rapids area labor orce totaled in May this A 1962 graduate of the Univer- sity of Northern Iowa, Walter is active in many civic and profes- sional organizations. He is im- mediate past president of the Cedar Rapids Jaycees and is a member of the Board of Direc- tors of Indian Creek Nature Stu- dies Center and president of Jaycee Charities, Inc. Walter is a past consultant for the U. S. environmental protec- tion agency, the American Alumni Assn., and the Ameri- can Assn. of Community and Junior Colleges. He also auth- ored "Congressional Relations for the Community Walter, his wife Jan and their three children reside at 2348 Linden drive SE. Other J A officers elected were Wayne P. Engle, pres- ident, E and S Eelectrical Con- :ractors, Inc., vice-president; Harold Ewoldt, general, manag- er, Cedar Rapids Chamber of Commerce, secretary, and Rob- ert S. Wray, vice-president and general service manager, Iowa National Mutual Insurance Co., :reasurer. Junior Achievement is a na- ional business sponsored, prac- ical economics program in which high school students man- age their own companies under he guidance of adult advisers. Cedar Rapids, disappeared March 10 after their car report- edly ran out of gas in southwest Cedar Rapids. Servey's body was discovered in Palisades-Kepler state park !in Linn county. Blome. in his testimony Fri- dav, said: Conner thought the murders "a terrible thing." Upon further questioning, interrogators were convinced Conner knew more than he would admit. Pressed about the crime, he finally said. "You're and proceeded to describe incidents surrounding the slayings. Blome said Conner also told officers: He Planning Robbery and George J. Nowlin, Keystone, co-defendant in the murders, planning a robbery the night of March 9, had two loaded shotguns in the car, one a sawed-off 20 gauge which they called "short shortie." The two men saw Miss Con- nolly and Servey walking along the highway, stopped and or- dered them into the car at gun- point. Servey got into the back sea with Conner, who took about from the youth and gave it to Nowlin. year, up 900 from April, and American projects in third from a year ago. Total employment rose from '4.500 in April to in May j of this year. In May of 1973, i employment was about St. Clair defended'administra-12.500 fewer than in May of this ition use of wiretaps of newsmen Gearhart, 2111 Country Club and government officials parkway SE, Saturday reported a briefcase, an electric razor and assorted grounds of national security; said the White House plumbers unit was created because Nixon year. Employment for June is ex-! (Continued from Page 1.) of Yalta and is next to the pal- ace where the 1945 negotiations :ook place. Economic Pact Saturday's economic pact pro- vides for establishment of a oint working group to help So- viet and American enterprises do business in the two coun- ries. It says the governments will use their good offices !to facili- tate a variety of commercial projects, including joint Soviet- countries. Asked if the Soviets have agreed to allow Jews to leave freely, Zamyatin replied heated- ly: "This subject has no relation whatsoever to do with U. S.- USSR trade. I can put the ques- tion to you. Would you make U.i" To Jones County They then drove to Jones county where Nowlin left the car with Miss Connolly and the :wo shotguns. In his testimony. Blome sale Conner told him Nowlin raped ;he girl, despite her pleas sever- al times, "Please, don't do that to me." Servey's attempts to leave the car during that time drew threats from Nowlin to, "Get back in there or I'll shoot your head off." Conner denied during ques- tioning by officers that he had raped the girl, appearing, Blome I said, very excited at the time. Heard Gunshots Conner also said the girl ran to a nearby ditch after she and Nowlin stood up, after which he heard gunshots, although he could not specify how many. He also reportedly told auth- orities that both he and Servey were threatened, and that Now- lin admitted to Servey that he had slain the girl "and I'm going to kill you, too." In cross-examination, Blome said no word-for-word record of Conner's statement was made, although a state bureau of crim- inal investigation agent was present and took notes. Blome also said Conner had pected to rise sharply as stu-.S. exports to the Soviet Union dents seek employment for sum- dependent on solving the racial mer jobs. i problem in the dalism spree that caused sever- al thousands of dollars damage. The three juveniles were p.m. Friday. j WASHINGTON (AP) jjon's tax laywer which he said The safe contained and as-j Fred Euzhardt, White House jwould show no fralld was com' ,_._...... sorted legal papers. None of the j counsel and Watergate lawyer, on Nixon's income tax- charged with pouring a soap'm'ss'nS items has been recov-i has been released from a hospi-jrc'urns- and dye solution on four cars Policc T'ie inves-jtal 15 days after suffering a st- clair also 8avc tnc com' and slashing a tire on another tigation is continuing. ;heart attack. mltlcc reports commissioned by car parked in a garage at an apartment house. Roy D. Riddle, one of the oc- cupants of the apartment house at 1641 Thirty-fourth street SE, Friday reported the solution damaged furniture valued at which was stored in the one of the garages. The charge of larceny nonresident students, which the three youths took a for the 1974-7D anticipatcd to provide thc of beer, a flashlight and eightjdemicyear at the U. of I. jnccdcd revenues for operating books from the garage areai With money appropriated by: the university. Regents Approve Tenure For Part-Time Faculty the While House and lawyers for Rose Mary Woods, Nixon's personal secretary, concluding that the 13'i-minute gap in a While House tape could have been caused by a malfunction in Miss Woods' tape recorder. DES MOINES (UPI) The the budget came from legisla- si. Clair is reported to have state board of regents appropriations and a committee there was no scmcstcr u'illon of Watergate in the e ucnmcnt Regents Approve U. of L Budget for Next Year Among askings for Iowa State; used by Ron Wilol, who lives legislature, the university thc apartment complex. [proposes increases of mil-university arc S9.2 million for the Police said the youths were lion in academic staff Extension wirvice, also charged with scattering'with merit employes increase of over the clothing around thc laundryYS percent increases. :amount appropriated for the room of an apartment house atj The budget, which represents i year. 1333 Pioneer avenue SE. Thc three youths wcre leased to their parents. U.S.-Iranian Pact jan increase of 10.9 percent over re- the 1973-74 budget, allows a sub- stantial increase in funds for fuel and electricity costs. In a Officials at thc university of Northern Iowa set their total j preliminary asking at mil-j lion, an increase of over the; C.R. Drug Numbers To report a violation: Michael Dooley 363-0671 If you need help: Foundation II 362-2174 (4 p.m. to midnight) DES MOINES (UPI) Poli- cies establishing tenure for part-time faculty members at the University of Iowa and for transfer of faculty from one department to another was approved by the state board of regents Thursday. The board stipulated that "identical standards of teach- ing excellence and scholarly productivity will be applied to all faculty members without regard to part or full-time status." Full-Time Service The board said part-time faculty who hold professorial appointments at 50 percent or more of fitll-lim1.' service will he covered by the new policy. U. of I. is (he first regents institution to imple- ment a formal tenure policy for part-time faculty. The policy on faculty transfers provides guidelines for transfer for educational, financial, administrative or other reasons, but not as a penalty against faculty. Transfer Policy I The transfer policy stipu- lates faculty can not be trans- ferred involuntarily except in large university reorganiza- tions and provides protections for academic employes. The board also approved a grievance procedure for stu- dent employes of the U. of I., a procedure endorsed by (he student government. In the past, students who worked for the university have not had a formal grievance procedure as have other (Continued from Page 1.) gunmen took any money from the Flite Room. The manager said there could not have been more than or in the till. The marathon began Friday when the two men wearing stocking masks and carrying a j pistol, rifle and shotgun barged ii Their entrance was witnessed, and police were summoned while the two were still inside. When officers surrounded the i b u i I d i n g the gunmen took j Fraser and Silva as hostages. -All-Iowa Fair- (Continued from Page 1.) Cindy Gaumon, 819 F avenue NW, was awarded three blue ribbons while her sister, Sue, received Iwo first place awards. The first of three rounds of judging in the garden flower show was also completed Fri- day with winners selected in the table setting classes and in the house plant categories. The top award for "best table setting" went to Mrs. Rohlena with the Chloris II club of Cedar Rapids being awarded three blue ribbons on its table settings. Mrs. James Venneman, 4403 Lee street NE, also had a blue ribbon table setting entry. In the house plant competi- tion, the Chloris club had three first place entries with other first place awards going to Mrs. Franks, Mrs. Connell and Mrs. Rohlena. Supt. Wilbur Feild said that the artificial flowers, table settings and house plants, will continue to be exhibited throughout the fair, augment- ed by fresh garden flower en- tries Monday and Friday. Saturday Night Highlights p.m. Final perform- ance with the Hagers, Susan Raye and George "Goober" Lindsey from "Hee Sunday Highlights Grandstand: Bobby Vinton and the Sound Generation, 3 and p.m. Judging Quality Lamb contest and Rabbit show, 9 a.m.; Suffolk, Oxford and Dor- set classes in sheep show, 10 a.m Aerial Acts: 5, 6, 7 and 8 p.m. Gazette Straw Poll Gives Ray, Culver the Lead Gov. Robert Ray, Republi- can, and Congressman John Culver, Democrat, took early leads as voting started Friday in The Gazette's straw poll at the All-Iowa fair. Ray led his Democratic op- ponent for governor, State Sen. James Schaben, 115 to 96 in the first day's balloting. Culver had an even wider lead over his Republican foe for U.S. senator, State Rep. David Stanley, 136 to 76. Democratic candidates for congress outpolled Republican candidates, 123 to 74. Because the fair draws from several districts, congressional can- didates were not listed by name. A toal of 219 votes were cast, including seven spoiled ballots. Democratic candidates pro- fited from 85 straight parly voles to only 59 for Republi- voted A total of 46 voters for Democrat Culver (t.ciliir IWntla Established fn 1IB3 by The Goicttc Co. ond published dally and Sunday at 500 Third avc SE, Cedor Rapids, Iowa 574Q6 Second class postage paid at Cedor Ronlds, towa. Subscription rotei by carrier 95 cenls o week. Bv mall: Nlahl Edition ond Sunday 6 issues S3.75 o month, J39.QO o year: M- trrnoon Editions and Sunday 7 Issues fj.es a month, 140.00 o year. Other states and U.S. territories 160.00 o year. No Moll accepted In orecii havlna Garetle carrier icrvlce. Thc Associated Pren Is entitled exclusively to the use for reDubllcatlon ot nil the local newi printed In this newj- poper as well as oil AP ntwi dispatches. and Republican Ray. Only seven voted for Democrat Schaben for governor and Re- publican Stanley for senator. Voting in the straw poll con- tinues at The Gazette's booth in Exhibition Hall at the fair- grounds throughout the re- maining nine days of the ex- position. Stanley visited the fair Sat- urday and said in a news release congress should fight inflation by putting a limit on federal spending annually. "The first law passed by congress each year." he said, "should he a self-enforcing spending limit. We must stop this deficit spending that drives up prices of every- thing we buy." j prepared statement, the U. of I. 1973-74 original budget. WASHINGTON (AP) energy costs may undergo] Other preliminary asking: U.S. will enter into an 40 percent increase over last menl to supply Iran with nu-iycar's base and a contingency clear fuels and an atomic reac- tor, a state department spokes- man says. fund of more than million was established. The regents said the funds for arc: Iowa Braille and Sight-Sav- ing school million, up and the Iowa School for the Deaf million, up from the 1973-74 budget of million. WEDDING ROWERS for Boouty from Your FTfl florist IKOO Kllh Blvd. NW i-lowcniiiiine For 61 years flowers for all occasion! JOIIX LAPES downtown 30BIhiid Avenue S.E. John B. Turner Son Rineral Directors Serving all faiths since'1888. 'lUnirr'sKasl 800 Set 01 id Avc. SK 'UinicM-'.sWr.sl IJUI Hrst Avr.Wr-sl ;