Cedar Rapids Gazette, July 4, 1974, Page 5

Cedar Rapids Gazette

July 04, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - July 4, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Showers and thunderstorms are expected Thursday night, moving east across the mid- dle and north Atlantic states and parts of the upper plains. Fair elsewhere. Monoxide Kills Two Children As They Sleep DEATHS Crdar Kapiiis (iazetlp; Tliurs., July t. 1974 Arthur L. Werner Ailhur Lange Werner, 30, ol 1538 E avenue NE, died Wednes-, SUNDANCE, Wyo. (API jday. Born Oct. 14, 1893, in Bcrthaf''nn Kapius, lie was a retired steam-: ANAMOSA '1 wo polygraph Experts Testify Atwell Conner VVomon ToAen Hostage in Is Believable Robbery at Independence Daily Record Injuries in City Briefs 4 Crashes in Cedar Rapids The Weather Extended Forecast Chance of showers and thunderstorms Saturday through Monday. Lows Saturday through M o n d a y. Lows, mid 60s to mid 70s. Highs, 80s and 90s. C. R. Weather High Wednesday .............90 Low overnight 11 a.m. Thursday Rainfall Total for July Normal for July..... Normal through July Total for 1974........ Barometer, rising ..68 ......77 ......18 ......18 ....3.58 ...20.13 ...30.12 .29.96 Humidity at noon Wind direction and velocity at 11 a.m., NNW at 16 mph. Sun rises Friday, sun sets, Year Ago Today High, 84; low, 64, precipitation, none. Births Luke's July 3 To the families of Maurice Derrick, 910 Maple- wood drive NE, a son; Arlyn Voss, Walker, a daughter; David Adams, 5405 Sixth street SW, a son; Larry Thomas, 2240 Falbrook drive NE, a daughter. July 3 Mr. and Mrs. jured itwo persons. Charles Tauber, 1035 Four-! tcenth avenue SE, a son. Fires A six-year-old boy was in fair condition in St. Luke's hospital's intensive care ward Thursday morning as the result of a car- pedestrian accident Wednesday afternoon. Jimmie D. Bendon, son of Sharon Bendon, 374 Eighth ave- nue SW, suffered possible head injuries when he dashed into the street in front of a car driven by Karl H. Kray, 132 Josephine lane NW. The accident occurred in the 300 block of Eighth avenue SW. No charges were filed. In another incident, a motor- cyclist suffered minor injuries after an accident Wednesday af- ternoon. Kevin B. Callies, 22, of 126 Twenty-first avenue SW, fell off his motorcycle near 2711 Mt. Vernon road SE. A car made a left turn in front of him, police said, and Callies avoided hitting the car by laying the molor- cycle on the ground. One driver was charged in connection with a three-car ac- cident late Wednesday which in- Jewelry Stolen Ed Calla- han, route one, Alburnctt, re- ported worth of jewelry was taken from a locked case in a booth at the All-Iowa fair. Recorder Stolen Brad Schu- bert, rural Marion, told police a (More Briefs on Page 44.) tape recorder valued at was stolen while he was work- ing at 321 Third street SE. Bags Gone Ray VViel, 6040 Crestridge avenue SW, said someone stole worth of sleeping bags from his garage recently. Caiubli inunuxide sctping into a camper claimed the lives of two Iowa children Wednesday about 23 miles west of here on interstate 90. The Wyoming highway pa- trol identified the two as Pa- tricia Joslin, 5, and Kvonne Joslin, children of Mr. and Mrs. Iiconard Joslin, Anamo- sa. The patrol said the children were sleeping in the camper and when the parents stopped the vehicle to check on them, the two girls were found dead. The patrol said the parents had also stopped to check on the children while in Sun- dance, but apparently discov- ered nothing wrong. (Continued from Page 1.) college had the third place bar-1 ow. Judging opened Thursday and will continue Friday in the open beef and swine shows and in the 4-H and FFA junior livestock competition. In other competi- tion, entries in the final section of the Garden Flower show will arrive Friday morning. INDEPK.XDENCK One harmed at the farm. Airs. Shan- minor wounds fitter with the Chandler Co. Heicxpcrts Friday said they believe womyn suf- w.nt'11 served with the army in WorldlAtwell Junior Conner, 29, offered superficial hiT w-ddi war 1 and was a member of near Bertram, answered their! Wounds to the hand early Tlmrs- off her -irm Hanford post of the honestly during inter-dav aftcrmath Legion. into the slaying of two There are no immediate rela- Cedar Rapids tcenaccrs. lives surviving. Appearing at a hearing con- Services. 10 a.m. .Saturday at.ccrni admissibilily of tneu. iieatty-lieurle chapel by thejtcstimo wcrc Allan C. Page. Burial: heeling .m With the aid of deputy sheriffs armed robbery at an Indepon- Black Hawk county, lluu- dence iiivur.i. Huchiinan authorities and his tracking dog, policemen wood. Military services will be M conducted at the grave by the! "It is my opinion "that this .from Hazleton and a living ser- Carl Klump, Impendence via> ,CI. and v'- ;'ntiiauthorities began searching for Larry Wenger. 20. pending ar- Klump An estimated 25 In 30 men Charges slemmmg from in- were involved in the effort. American I ceion Friends mav' tho funeral hoTe ftn m J lean be believed surrounding the armed Cnswcll and Wenger were ap- KriendTm-iV if Ihev vish i In Myun's opinion, there was !l! of.prehenried about a.m. I ..ends if this hy Connor m hjc Dave's tavern in downtown three contribute to the American building fund, the Can- cer society or a charity of their choice. David Auman David Rozelle Auman, 94, of wers during polygraph ques- 'dependence arc pending against in. thc hvu- 'lnc '3 "wned b-v ainst north of lhe shannon farm. No shots wen- fired at officers dur- .ing pursuit, a deputy reported. House Entered Donald Kinch, 4525 reported a Ozarfc street NE, thief entered his house through the rear door Tuesday night and stole a purse containing cash. The purse, minus the cash, was later reco- vered. Stereo Stolen Valentina control. According to police re- ports, Miller made a right turn at Nineteenth street and First avenue East, lost control of his car, crossed the center line and struck two cars. Jane Kinney, 333 Forest drive SE, driver of the second car, was not injured. Jo Annette Bex, 18, of 1101 Memory lane SE, driver of the third car, and her passenger Joan Souchek, 17, of 924 Norwood drive SE, suf- fered minor injuries and were treated at St. Luke's hospital and released. John Twelfth L. Arjes, 550 South .street, Marion, was a.m. Wednesday. Over- loaded extension cord to air- conditioner at 453 Eighth ave- nue SW. p.m. Wednesday. Smoke nuisance from controlled burn- ing south of Hawkeye Downs road SW. p.m. Wednesday. Resus- citator call at 426 Thirty- second street NE. p.m. Wednesday. Checked out ffas dryer at 3224 Eden lane SW. p.m. Wednesday. Power outage at 418 Second street NE. Iowa Deaths Fairfax Nelis E. Weland, 86. Saturday at at St. Patrick's Catholic church. Visi- tation at Teahcn chapel, Cedar Rapids, Friday until 9 p.m. Blairstown Matt T. Kimm, 87. Saturday at 11, Halvorson's, where friends may 'call after 9 Friday. Williamsburg William Maxey, 20. Saturday at 18, St. Mary's Catholic church, Iowa City. Rosary Friday at 8, George L. Gay's, Iowa City, where friends may call after Friday morning. Calmar Eugene Broihier, 93. Services were held Thurs- day at 10 at St. Aloysius church. French's was in charge. St. Lucas Minnie Goerend, 80. Friday at 11, St. Luke's Catholic church. Rosary Thurs- day at 8, Chekal's, Fort Atkin- son. Decorah Fred C. Kock, 85. Friday at, 2, Decorah Lutheran church. Steine's. Decorah Henry Knopf, 87. Highland township. Steine'5. i Ladora Melvin policy regarding tree 45, Kichland Center Wis. gocs back cffcct Mon. vices were held Monday in! Richland Center. Monona Otto Rossbach, 69.1 Since lhe high winds and re- Friday at St. Paul Lu- suiting damage June 20. city theran church. Schultz'. Brooklyn Carmen Thorpe, Des Moincs. Ncvcnhovcn's. Toledo Mrs. Thomas J. Wacha, 79. 2 p.m. Saturday, Henderson's. Independence Adam Mi- chael Sifigelkov, infant son Mr. and Mrs. Hcrschcl Sig- Saturday at 11, White's. Independence Henry M. Funk. White's Independence Matthew Krcmpges, G2. White's. Independence Hazel Sim- mons, 71. White's. Waukon Mrs. Leo McCabc, 17. Saturday at St. Pa- li iclc's Catholic church. Rosary Friday at 8, Bakke Hanson's, where friends may rail after 2 Friday. Randy C. Miller, 1707 Second avenue SE, was charged with failure to have his vehicle under treated by a private doctor for minor injuries he suffered when his car struck one driven by Sandra K. Lindeken, 396 Thirty- fourth street SE. She was charged with failure to signal. Police said the Linde- ken car had attempted to park, but then pulled back into the lane of traffic, and was struck by the Arjes' car in the 1400 block of First a-enue East Wednesday. Old Limb Policy Effective Monday The sanitation department's crews have been picking up branches and limbs left for col- lection, regardless of size. After p.m. Monday, they will pick up only branches and limbs less than five inches in di- ameter and four feet in length, tied in bundles, as designated in Ihe municipal code. Public Works Director Wayne Murdock said residents have had ample time to clean up damage caused by thc storm, which prompted Ihe sanitation department's relaxed standards. It Pays To Advertise flowers can say everything 364-8139 Phone Answered 24 HOIIIS Every Brown, 361 Sixteenth street SE, said a stereo set was stolen from her car while it was parked at her home. Lumber Theft B.J. Trickey ot May's City Bowling Lanes reported shingles and lumber valued at were stolen re- cently from near the bowling alley, 1648 Trent street SW. Cash Missing Sue Parker, 4325 E avenue NE, reported her billfold containing in cash was taken while she was shop- ping at Younkers. Gun Stolen Police said a hand gun was stolen from Safety Sales and Service, 801 Eighth avenue SE, sometime Tuesday or Wednesday. Charges Against Johnson Sheriff Dropped by Court IOWA CITY A case against the Johnson county sheriff's de- partment and Sheriff Gary Hughes brought by a prisoner in the Johnson county jail was dropped Wednesday afternoon. Jerold Sies had claimed he was the object of a police "set- up" when on June 19 a quantity of marijuana allegedly was planted on his person by a po- lice informer. Sies also contended Sheriff (jay's 219. Hughes had harrassed him and kept him in maximum security even though he was a work release prisoner. Another case is pending in which Sies is attempting to col- lect damages for the alleged marijuana episode. Sies con- tends he was asked to bring pipe tobacco back to the jail fol- lowing a day on work release and that marijuana was planted inside thc tobacco can in an at- tempt to discredit him. The charges of harassment against Sheriff Hughes and the department were dropped at the direction of Ihe court. Swallom Arrested on False Uttering Count Ralph E. Swallom, 28, of the Taft holel, is free on bond after he was arrested WedncS' day on a charge of false utter- ing of a check. Swallom was arrested on a warrant charging him with the offense. Almost youngsters and parents were on hand for Wednesday afternoon's first staging of "The Bugs Bunny and Porky threatening Pig skies and But 508 Second Wednesday illness. Born Feb. 9, 1 ville, he farmed street SW, following a tionin0. Myun, however, said he Dra'Sta j unable to positively identify; Authorities claim the two Conner because of the lapse entered the tavern, p-jmtljpc time since he last saw him a olher due to the fact that he talked a Pisto1- antl ordered those died with him for only a short time, j present to lie on the fleer, after, long Cedar Rapids Police Chief'wnich several shots were fired. 580, in Todd- until his re- slowed attendance by mid-after- noon. ..Final tally for the day was compared to for Kid's day a year ago. ..Carl Franks, 631 Sixteenth av- enue SW, received the "tri-color award" for the best entry in the fresh flower arrangement com- petition in the All-Iowa Garden Flower show. Franks also had a blue ribbon winner in the niche competition while his wife, Delores, earned three blue ribbons in artistic ar- rangements and one in the niche arrangements. Top award for the best ar- rangement using dried material went to Mrs. Charles Rohlena, tirement in 1945, and was a life- long resident of the Cedar Rapids area. Surviving are two sons, George L., of Cedar Rapids, and William H., of rural Amana; a daughter, Opal M. Henry, of Cedar Rapids; nine grand-j children, ten great-grandchil- dren, 14 great-great-grandchil- dren and two great-great-great- grandchildren. Services: Turner chapel east at p.m. Saturday by Mi- chael Hall. Burial: Shiloh ceme- tery. Friends may call at the fu- neral chapel. Wallace LaPeters also was slat- ed to appear at the Wednesday afternoon his views regarding the value i polygraph results as evidence. Jurors had been excused from' the courtroom until a.m. Opens Doors In West Branch hMrinm WEST BRANCH An agency nearmgj cmplving thc in.nome treatmcnt for ollei lcr of aboul 50 ,hc robbers; Took of about the who might otherwise 01 fled, taking a customer, refe f institutional Friday and were not present for the hearing. be referred for institutional Cooper. 20. Independence. has jn West hostage. Branch. Authorities immediately; The Families, Inc., pilot proj- ibegan searching the city and (Continued from Page 1.) iccause he has held it nearly our years, the commission Hart H. Myers Hart H. Myers, 85, of 121 Fifth avenue SW, died Wednesday after a short illness. Born May 20, 1889, he was a lifetime res- ident of Cedar Rapids and was self-employed as a truck driver most of his life. Surviving are his wife, Laura Irene; a daughter, Grace Lines Phoenix; 'a stepdaughter, Mrs. Fred Worthan, Cedar Rapids; a sister, Grace Hubbard, Clinton and three grandsons. Services: Friday at p.m at Stewart funeral home by the 2407 Victoria drive SW, who also Rev. Paui A. Scneicit Of Con- had seven other blue ribbon conjja Lutheran church. Burial Oak Hill. Friends may call at the funeral home from 9 a.m Friday until services. winners in artistic design and horticulture. Vicky Prachar, route 2, and Cindy Gaumon, 819 F avenue NW, each were .awarded four blue ribbons in the junior com-; petition. Other young people, winners in artistic design and Heidi Anderson, route 1, and Sue Gaumon, 819 F avenue NW. Mrs. Robert Rohlena, route 2, dominated the competition in panel arrangements with four blue ribbon entries. She also had two winners in the horticul- ture classes. Chloris II club of Cedar Rapids earned a total of six blue ribbons in the horticulture, panel and design classes. Also winning a first place award was Mrs. James Venneman, 4403 Lee street rffi, for an artistic arrangement. Culver, Ray Continue Lead In Straw Poll Only 242 votes were cast in The Gazette's straw poll at the All-Iowa fair Wednesday the lowest number since opening Memprial Services Parsley, Helen Scherler Turner chapel east at a.m. Friday by Clifford Kep- hart. Burial: Oak Hill. Friends may call at Turner east until 10 a.m. Friday. The casket will not be opened after the service. Kaftis, James T. 10 a.m. Saturday at Greek Orthodox church. Visitation at Cedar Me- morial funeral home. Armed Robbers Get At Toledo Store TOLEDO An armed rob- bery at Gene's Super Valu gro- cery store at about a.m. Thursday netted two imen be- tween and according to store manager Ray Kenyon. The store is located on the south edge of Toledo on U.S. I highway 63. in -n.i: _ _ __: ect, administered by Michael Ryan who is on leave from jowned by Ray Wenger, Larryjdirectorship of the Scott county father, was missing, j department of social services, became suspicious when a car Buchanan Sheriff Joe Holgate, accompanied by an Indepen- dence policeman and a deputy sheriff, headed for the Leroy Shannon farm six miles north of Not Relevant The commission said Burger made false statements on his job application about his educa- :ion and previous earnings but ;his material was not relevant to his GS-14 rating and thus did not "warrant any further action on our part." It also said its staff had as- sumed from reading Burger's application that his experience was greater than an investiga- tion found it to be. But the com- mission said the information supplied by him was factually correct and his higher job rat- ing thus resulted from a com- mission error, giving it no choice but to let his appoint ment stand. It said Burger is now qualified for the GS-14 rating. He probably would have been eligible for a GS-12 position based on his actual experience nstead of the GS-14 he was awarded, said Bernard Rosen, commission executive director. The GS-12 job would have paid about less a year. Wife's Income Burger averaged a salary of annually from Crowell Inc., a Virginia real estate :irm, during his last three years as a salesman for the firm, company files showed. But he included his wife's income with his own when he applied for Ihe !SA job, Rosen said, an error 3e corrected before the inves- tigation. Burger's GSA personnel file showed he attended American university in Washington from 1954-1956 and from 1960-61. But university records showed that :ie was a student only in 1954-55 and in 1961 and went back to school part-time in 1971-72. i Independence. Shannon is Cris- well's brother-in-law. Authorities said the Wenger vehicle was preparing to leave the Shannon residence as they arrived. However, the two sus- pects abandoned the car there and fled on foot. Hostage Unharmed The hostage had been left will serve a six county area- Scott, Muscatine, Washington, Johnson, Linn and Cedar. Officers are Mary Ferguson, Titon, president; Frank Jlhom- ber, Davenport; vice-president; Mrs. Toni Kron, Washington, secretary, and Ethan Sproston, Marion, treasurer. The Iowa department of social services signed the purchase of service contract which provides tor project using 75 per- cent federal and 25 percent Arson Charged In Hotel Blaze HOUSTON (AP) Firemen searched through the rubble of a hotel for more bodies Thurs- day while authorities questioned a resident charged with _ th. rir. that rt-ctrnvpri u I Nelis Weland Dies rf the University of Iowa will be responsible for training and ori- entation of in-home workers and evaluation 'of the project. Families, Inc., will accept re- ferrals from county social ser- vice departments late this sum- the fire that destroyed it. Three bodies were found after the fire swept the old four-storj Dixie hotel Wednesday. Fire men feared more might be in the ruins. Several persons were injurec but none was believed seriously hurt. Investigators said David Speer, 23, was charged with arson. -Reservations- (Continued from Page 1.) developments are in the off- ing. One development not count- ed on, however, was a wire service article Wednesday which again listed an incor- rect telephone number. This time the area code was wrong, and people using the number will end up talking to some- one in Quebec. The toll-free number for reservations is 800-553-8425. The toll-charge number is 319- 363-0221. That brought the grand total cast for the first six days of the fair to Congressman John Culver be- came the first candidate to crack thc mark when he received 173 votes Wednesday, sending his grand total to Culver is the Democratic can- didate 'for U. S. senator. His Republican opponent is State Rep. David Stanley, who got 65 votes Wednesday to increase his total tally to 568' Republican Robert Ray con- tinued to lead Democrat James Schabcn in the governorship race. Hay received 103 votes Police said that two males, one with long blond hair and the other with long brown hair, entered the store with nylon stockings covering their faces. Both wore U.S. army field jackets, and one was armed with a double-barrel shotgun. They reportedly forced two employes, Mary Roby and Rob- bie Sadler, to lie on the floor, and one fired into the cash reg- ister. Kenyon said the unusually high amount of money in the cash register was due to heavy holiday business al lhe 24-hour store. In addition to the money in Wednesday, shooting his total to 912. Schaben's total stood at 825 after he got 137 voles in Wednesday's polling. Democratic congressional can- didates outpolled Republicans Wednesday, 179 to 61, increasing their six-day lead ilo 969 to 560. Everyone 18 and over is invit- ed to participate in Ihe poll at The Gazette booth in the fair's Exhibition hall. t h e register, Sadler, thc men wallet containing according also look his (I.pdnr i "Established in 1IB3 by The Gazette Co. i ana publlstiefl (lollv ond Sunday nt 500 Third aye. SE. Cedar Rapids, lawn 52406. Second class oostooe paid at Cedor Roolds, Iowa. Subscription rales by carrier 9i cents a. week. Bv mail: Night Edition dnd Sunday issues 53.75 (1 month, J39.00 o year: Af- ternoon Editions and Sundnv 7 issues S3.B5 o month, 540.00 a veor. Other stoles ond U.S. territories 140.00 a veor. No Mail Subscriptions accepted In areas having Gaiclle carrier service. Associated Press Is enlitled exclusively to Ihe use lor renublicntion ot all the local news printed In this news paper as well OS all AP newl dispatches. (Continued from Page 1.) the Paris peace accords be im- plemented. With a Viet Cong flag flying from a statue of Chief Justice John Marshall, John Young of Arlington Heights, 111., a former POW, said: "We're here to ask the people who say they represent the rest of the people of the country to implement the agreements which one year ago secured my release." Ron Kovic, a spokesman for lhe Bonus March, said his group was beginning a series of pro- tests to focus attention on the plight of thc veteran. "This is thc summer of the American veteran." lie said at a news conference Wednesday. Want ads help you find, buy or sell quickly and economi- cally Dial 398-8231 After Long Illness FAIRFAX Nelis E. Weland, 86, of Fairfax, retired lumber and grain dealer at Walford, died Wednesday after a long' illness. Born March 28. 1888, at Wal- :ord, he was a member of St. a t r i c k s Catholic church, {nights of Columbus, Fourth Jegree Bowen General Assem- bly, Elks and for several years vas on the board of directors of he American Farmers Mutual nsurance Co. of Des Moines. le was married to Mary