Cedar Rapids Gazette, July 6, 1974, Page 3

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - July 6, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa The Cedar Hapids Gazette: Sat.. July NATIONAl {ffcVICC to ?AM 1 -1 Of Five OS Hostages i Former CIA Agent Told j WASHINGTON (AIM AlHavana was very forthcoming 'former employe of the Central'with Moscow." Intelligence Agency made three. 'IV dates "'ips not be determined, nor could il OROV11.LK. Calif. (AIM "Scared" w a s 13-year-old W e s 1 e y Skillin's one-word reply when In1 was askeii .trips to Cuba after nor coma i, about the five days that police be learned whether the CIA had !disenchanted with the V.1A. !which led the agency to rear- t.x_agiMH supplied Cuban of- being investigated for murder 'range some of its Western iiciais witii infonnauon about and kidnaping. Hemisphere operations, an of-Agency operations. But the source said. "When the contact was discovered, i ficial source says. The agent quit the CIA more Wesley and his mother and sister. Debbie, 12. held a news conference at the sheriff's Ithan five years ago and ap- jparentiy was not unhappy will) [the agency at the time of his Iparture, the source said. ,n on is. But subsequently the CIA by Sen .Baker ,li- ;learned that he was tht, that it mined to do. say or write things ,ermilwle proj those things that lie knew about [iee Friday and described how to expose agency ,ccts and move asfets subjeut toi.-- i the source added. After the; three states after being ab- ducted from their farm Juno 28. It was their first public ap- pearance since their escape Thursday. John Card. 2ti. has been booked for investigation of kidnaping. He has also been booked for investigation of three murders near the .Skil- northern California farm last week. Kay Skillin. 34. said her fornia. I tail and Nevada was marked by altiTiiating moods of fear and calm. "Kept Changing" "1'art of the time we were and relaxed part of the time." the widow said. She said the family's mood depended on their captor: "His mood kept changing, depending on where we were Uf 1 Wl AIHSR f OIOCAS1 Showers and thunderstorms arc expected Saturday night in the northern Rockies, the Dakotas and the northern portions of Minnesota. Clear to partly cloudy elsewhere. "compromise" as a result of the: former agent became disgrun-; I tied with the agency, he made C1A terminology, assets i trips to Havana, the refer ,0 pcople or (source said, and "the presump- fjrms or inslimtions wnieh Vol-: lion is that he was very forth- umctx contract or have been I I coming in Havana, and that se, ,lp (0 agem.yi around the world. On Wednesday night, the same source had said the dis- DEATHS The Weather High Friilsv- Ij'.v lures overnight and inures ci tslion: Anchorage 61 61.36 L.Angeles Atlanta ...86 fiE .71 Miami Bismarck -9S SB Min'apolis Chicago ....AS 63 N.Orleans Denver ..9460 New York Duluth ....B2M Phoenix Honolulu ..B775 Seattle Houston .-.9-17S Wash'gton Iowa Deaths West Liberty Kocnna Har- liin. Hill, 01 Long Beach, Calif. i Graveside services Monday at 23-Ton Truck, Cycle Meef, Avoid Crash A freak accident on high- Nothing Taken One Hurt in In Breakin at Fireworks City Nat'l Bank Explosion Cedar Rapids police and the i By United Press International FBI are continuing their inves-j Two separate accidental cx- gruntled agent was believed to tigation of a breakin early Sat-i T r- 'have given information to a So- urday at Ciiv National of 1'ourlh of fire- w Mrs. Skillin smiled frequent- ly but looked tired from the ordeal that ended when she and her children slipped out of chains that had been used to bind them anil walked to a ranger station at Wilbur about 5H miles south- west of tlu-ir home. Authorities said the Skiilms were chained to a tree Wednesday night but used a can opener to break the chains. The kidnaper left tiiem ;n tile reinuie IIMIIHSIII area of northern California with a three-day supply of food and Sufi drinks. Mrs. Skillin told authorities She said Card threatened them if they tried to escape or attract help. "At All Times" "lie did it by reminding us that he was with one of us at all times." she said. Asked if Card specifically threatened to harm them, .she replied, "He did mention harm." Mrs Joseph Sedlak i viet intelligence agent two years widow of :ag0' On Friday night' thc SOUrcC Mary '.Joseph Sedlak. Sedlak. 837 Camburn said that that was an error and there had been no contact with court SE. died Saturday. Borni Sept. 22. 1884, in Swish'er, Sovlet agcnt ____ -r had been a resident of Cedar'. Tne source said the ex-agentjrcportcd. Sheriff's Capt. Leroy Wood not let .Mrs. Skillin works displays left one person elaborate. Questions had been Bank Manager Guv Sleeo and several thousand screened beforehand by auth- b I In Irl i-nnnff 1100 Old Marion road NE. nothing was taken. Only minor j dollars in damage. critics, and Wood told report- 10 at Oak ttidse cemetery. Visi-j way 13 seven miles north of an 7ft 'itternoon ana, Friday afternoon re- damage to a door which was! Authorities reported halfway; crs fincslioiis relating to pried open to gain entry was j through a display at Lake Cor-; possible evidence against >i.-.t nu'n.-t Delhi Olive Rapids since 1900. She was a member of St. Wencelaus Catholic church. Surviving are a daughter.; Citv; is now living in Western Europe, i India, one of the fireworks mis- Card were not allowed. (Continued from Page 1.) Authorities said the breakin j fired and ignited the remaining: Card arrested late Thurs- appeared to be the work of juve-l fireworks in two barges on the i day at a flea market in the niles. Sleep discovered the entry lake. Officials said four men fir-j mountain town of Truckce when he reported for work Sat- ing the explosives from the! nas been booked for the urday morning. ]barge jumped into thc lake bull murders last week of Dr. Extended Forecast Chance! Monday at Buek Creek I sons. ,t inH chureh. of occasional showers and derstorms through Wednesday; kopkinton. becoming a little cooler Guernsey Harlan day and Wednesday. Highs fromjmann. 54. Sunday at 2. Jk-An- upper 80s to mid 90s Monday and generally in the 80s Tues- day and Wednesday. Lows from mid 60s to mid 70s. C. R. Weather High Friday 86 Low overnight 65 Noon Saturday 83 Z p.m.................. Rainfall ..........none Total for July 0.1S Normal for July 3.58 Normal through July......20.19 Goettsi-h's, Released from Mercy hospi- tal after treatment were Heir- Larry L. Chaplin, 25, of 727 two great grand-.repeatedly, d e f e ns e counsel! Investigators said the 'would-iwere not injured, children: a sister, Mrs. warning him not to tell j be burglars attempted to pry! As the fireworks exploded on Cech, Fairfax, and a brother, j anyone about the incidents of i open the night safety deposit' Total for 1973 ............30.12 Barometer, steady ........30.09 Humidity at noon .........44% Wind direction and velocity at Gazette weather station at 2 p.m. S at 9 m.p.h. Sun rises a.m.; sun sets. p.m. Year Ago Today High, low, 72; rainfall, none. Traveler's Forecast Sunday Vic-tor. iMiltorsbni's: New-ton F. Gerard, 73. Services Monday at at the United Method- ist church in Millersburg. i McAninch in Victor. Sigourney John William Ulin, 90. Monday at 10 a.m. Holm's. Frank- lin Applcgate, 77. Monday at 2. 83! Holm's. Decorah Elmer P. Vine, 59. Monday at 10, Decorah Luther- an church. Burial: Union Prai- rie cemetery. Steine's. Decorah Melvina Klotz- bach, 85. Steine's. Decorah Mrs. Norris Lar- son, 74. Steine's. Chelsea Hoy W. Street. 79. Monday at 2, Hrabak's. Burial: Oak Hill cemetery, Tama. Fifth avenue SE, and John G. Troendle, 26. of 1703 E avenue NE. According to Linn sheriff's deputies. Troendle's trailer truck lost its brakes and ran out of control in a construction area on highway 13 about Chaplin, riding a motorcy- cle, was suddenly faced with a 23-ton truck headed in his di- rection. Authorities said the truck took to the ditch, and Chaplin laid his cycle on the pave- ment. He suffered abrasions. Troendle suffered cuts to the mouth. No charges were filed. jTransport Plans j IHelp River Citiesj Brcakin _ cigarets> and CLINTON (AP) Iowa in cash were taken in an Bismarck Chicago along the Mississippi and Mis- [souri rivers may derive Fair 92-74 Cincinnati.......PtCldy 87-64 Cleveland Clear benefits as the state continues to unify transportation, Gov. overnight breakin at the Clark- service station, 720 Center Point road NE. Living room bedroom Edward Langcr, Cedar Rapids, j March 10. Services: Monday at 9 a.m. at St. Wencelaus church by h d [t boxcs and Rev. Clarence Frana. Conner testified that he did; St. John's cemetery. Threw Gun Back may call at .the Kuba funeral home east after 9 a.m. Sunday safe, but only managed to chip jsome paint off the safe door. are equipped with an Friends not rob Michael Servey, 18. j alarm system, the door to the I barge probably could one of the barges, the craft was almost completely destroyed. However, the second barge was not seriously damaged and owner Jim Johnson said the be re- Cedar Rapids, at gunpoint. js'no( sajc[ paired. No dollar estimate of though Nowlin had given him a; '__________ where a rosary will be recitedjshotgun, Conner said, he threw] at 7 p.m. Sunday. Memorial Services Scgcr, Charles G. Services idamages was immediately I available. C 1 a y t o n Griffiths, a vet- erinarian in Willows: his wife and their daughter, Lisa Ann, 13. The bodies of Griffiths and his daughter were found be- hind their home eight days ago. Mrs. Griffiths' body was found the same day in a field near the Skillin farm. j Johnson. Gary Hill of Clarion, I and Larry and Mike Sadler, (rcj both of Eagle Grove, were the men who jumped into the lake when the mishap occurred. j it back to Nowlin. Testimony in- dicated Servey was robbed of about and the money given to Nowlin. j were Saturday at 1 at i Young Servey's body wasj ..p. Cedar Memorial Chapel of found March 16 in the Palisades- L (AP) Frank r- u- f f th Memories bv the Rev. Mary A.IKpnlpr arra R- West, president of American! In Grmnell, the chief of the :Kepler state pak aea tseefpackers. Inc., Omaha, hasjauxiliary police and firemen; LOS ANGELES (AP) Auth- ueujnudius disu an. a head injury when ajorities Saturday were inves- a large livestock candle shot into the the possibility that in- ifirm, the agriculture depart-'of a pickup truck loaded with side information was available fireworks. Authorities said the Inside Job Is Suspected in Arms Heist White of Bethany Congrega- tional church.. Burial: Cedar Memorial cemetery. Horsky, Marie Services w'ere Saturday at 3 at Eden United Church of Christ by the jcused in Linn county in to sell his holdings j suffered a head injury when ajorities tion with Servey's death. In their summation Friday af-j1 Rev. Glenn D. Hunt. Burial: Ce d a r Memorial cemetery. Cedar Memorial funeral home wras in charge of arrangements. Ebelins, Mrs. Ralph D. Monday at 11 at St. Joseph's church, Marion, by the Rev. Martin W. Pfab. Burial: Mt. Calvary cemetery. Friends may call at Stewart funeral home Sunday from 2 to 9 p.m. The firm Farmland En-! ternoon, Conner's attorneys said announced Friday, the state faile_d to prove, beyond a reasonable doubt, that Conner was a part of the robbery. man. who was not identified, terprises, Inc., also of Omaha, was suspended from doing busi- suffered minor head from flying debris. to burglars who took more than 100 weapons and thousands of injuries rounds of ammunition from a California national guard armo- Des Moines .....PtCldy 93-69! Robert Ray said Saturday. 87-66 was 'n Clinton dedicate Kansas 95-73 a million flood protection! Milwaukee ......PtCldy 85-65 project consisting of eight milesl KcPorts R. Whit- Mpls.-St. Paul ..PtCldy 88-58 o[ levees to ,ect TO acresiinE' Fortieth strcet NE- Fri- Omaha .........PtCldy 93-i4! r St. Louis ........PtCldy 90-70 j Sioux Tails......Tshwrs 92-70; and industry. t-j. "Location on Mississippi Stages (Flood stages in LaCrosse (12) 5.6 fall .3 Lansing (18) 8.1 rise .3 Dam 9 (18) 14.7 no change McGregor (18) 7.6 fall .1 Guttenberg (15) 6.0 rise .1 Dubuque (17) 8.5 no change Davenport (15) 7.4 fall .3 Keokuk (16) 9.7 fall 1.5 Married Cadet Labeled Honor carpet cleaners, j Code Violator ness for 30 days beginning Witnesses said a Roman can-jry in suburban Compton. Trouble Sleeping Wes( js prgsjdenj of came loose from its mooring j I ve been a cop 10 years and said one defenseiland and was described as "a j and shot several volleys into the; I worked in burglary three attorney to the jury, "I believe major livestock buyer" at Oma-lback of a PickuP truck loaded j years and I've never _ seen a you will have trouble sleeping if ha's Union stockyards. you convict him." West also was told to sell his "There is tremendous poten-jinterests in {our othcr said another of Order B Inc away. defenders, "for additional F R West dy in this tragic case. I Wichita, Kan., Iowa 0 rd Judae Orders "We know two innocent .eo- jof land, homes, public reported worth of fur- initure was taken from an apart- this river be-' nt he owns at 1003 D ave- comes even more of an asset "We know two innocent .peo-j Buyers, Sioux City. Iowa, and! WEST POINT (AP) Donald Boyd, who was married secretly while a U.S. Military Academy cadet and is now fighting to graduate, has been handed a pie died. This has been a trial of George Nowlin. Do you want George Nowlin to destroy him Denver Order Buyers, Inc.. with about worth of fire- more professional job." Police works. Observers said shocksiSgt. Cliff Smith said. "They had from the explosion were felt 200 j that place covered like a blan- ket. They knew exactly what to do, where to go and what to take. There was no wasted ef- fort." He said the burglars appeared (Conner) too? You i well Conner innocent." Not Required Denver. The department's Packers Ruhlandto j Juvenile Court; setback after a hearing before a of officers, his civilian The state's attorneys, howev-jmen' to have just the right equipment to accomplish their job. "Noth- 1 At- ling inside the armory was used and Stockyards administration: SIOUX CITY (UPI) A rural j to get where they were said West will be allowed to re-, Mars youth cnarged witlVhe told a night.' "interests in Friday was turned over: Authorities said they had no lawyer says. said it was not required toj Hnlcn otucia s sam was They id (hc J were stucivmg the possibility !wavs ire rfr-vnlnnprf to tliwart I water ramntes Rav said in! Announcing the new location! The five-member tribunal an- prove thc defendant beef-slaught-.Woodbury county district Judge. that thc theft was engineered by 1 prepared remarks 'of Dr" 0ndreJ F- Hasek to Friday night that it pulled the trigger, only that "We in Iowa are now St NE' Mv- jhad found Boyd in violation of; aided and abetted. into a new appreciation of a' !the academy hcnor code- Conner lied when U Was C0n'! Fayette GlT j 'ft' J iVlmrrtav Slinnav Ivlnn. mpv Htrtrnn nM vpnipnf fnr him ipvnn niffprpnt! _ Games Saturday, Sunday. Mon- jney Steven Hyman said. Cedar at C.K. (13) 5.12, rise Fires a.m. Friday. Stand by and flush acid at 700 Fifty- eighth avenue court SW. p.m. Friday. Flush gas at 629 Ellis boulevard NW. p.m. Friday. Short in car wiring in 1200 block of Fit- one in which river traffic may] play an even more important! role than it has in our modern; past." age. Adv. Items Taken Clark Witt, 0. Camp Cour-i Hyman is also representing I Boyd in a federal court proceed- I 1 times during his testimony, the state charged. 1 by 13834 Lennox avenue NE, report- ied Saturday morning that a j television, citizen's band radio, desk mike, 43 tapes, a camera ing in which they attack as tin- "It is your one '-year-old Fayette _ constitutional a West Point reg- cuting attorney told the was in good Saav ast IJonl1 Fachman. a terrorist organization. The judge ordered that James, The investigation by police, Ruhland. 17. be held in the FBI and the California mili- !nile section of the county jailitary department included pending further orders from fingerprints taken at j venile authorities. ithc scene and contacting ar- S" piiManri was arrested mament stores and truck leas- forg-'ing companies. Ruhlancl. who is a separation from the academy, {dumb like a fox." The hearing, however. ln Hotel blaze iand ?70 worth of food on that issue. An HOUSTOV il'Ph taken in a brcakin al hisispokesman said the regulation lujij A m.m teenth street SW. Extensive 5al'J ne scl fire to a down- damage to car owned by flophouse SO he could earn Ferguson, 512 Ninth avenue'praise for saving lives was a.m. Saturday. Nuisance Call 393-8887. -Adv. j Boyd is that he lied about hisj call at First street and First av- death of one of the th.cc. imarital status, thereby violating calling for a review of the ulation that forbids cadets the people of the state a S9.581 check issued by thei "Yes, we have discussed the marrying. The punishment islconvict him. He is dumb. He Livestock Co. of that this was an in- street'NW James Ruhland.'side job." Police Detective Wil- p -iii p p _ who is a Lc Mars cattleman. jlie Moslcy said. "We're inves- also0orFSaavette0w-1s'b-ickin'n2n' Authorities said the check possibilities in this into a driveway when thr accidentally sent to the and do plan to question into a amewaj Wnen tilC Bliarrkmrn nnnratP ni residence. not tne immeciiate cause of, i this action. The immediate! Ct'BS in Action, need 5 men cause is secrecy." i r our busload. Leave Sun., 7; The academy charges against, Si Lutherans Vote For Review of Women's Role v-ai jiiiu ci Ul tvt I1UI1 lllC' i i i !vehicle struck the tot She suf-lRuhland who fiuardsmcn who operate out !fcred abrasions. at a sioux City bank about "ial a''mo''y- eek ago and fled the area.--------------------- Ruhland was remanded lo ju-. Radio c-ntie SE. Interest Rate Up originally be- Price said a tree blocked his BALTIMORE (APi A reso- vision. ......____ ______ _ venile court after he convinced Baskin Robbins is closed tern-j the honor code. [images and roles of women in Catherine E. Pierce, 67, of "le JudSe no was '7 anc' no' 18 porarily. Moving to new loca-l Boyd, according to Lutheran Church was adopt-; 1514 First street as authorities Shop-jWas "found lo have violated thejcd by delegates to to her left arm in an ac-lievi-'d- because he failed to say biennial convention Occident shortly after noon Frida. an insurance form that Lutheran Church in Eighteenth avenue and Ha- :woman named as his bcnt-fi-ca. milton street SW. Decorah Nordic rest Motor-iciary was nJ5 wife Among other things, the re-' She was treated at Mercy hos- four, July 27. Travel and! --------------------_ view will deal with systems of pital then released Driver of erally-insnrcd home mortgages Investigators had 393-S747. Adv. !appointinc men and released. Driver ot is being increased to a record 0 charged Speer with arson but 'MS f fa persons who perished in the blaze. investigators filed Ihcifion in gainst David Spccr. of the 78-year-old 21st. Adv. otcl and brother of the WASHINGTON (APi Thc manager, in thc death of Willie maximum interest on fed- Wesson. coach U S flnrl Pyprric mcn and women other car. Steven L flair percent, effective Monday. waited to a murder charge: Names Omitted Two names! r' 7, 7 imaaetwiih The increase from 8.75 per- until one of thc victims was'wcre omitted from the list of! Settle and wllh ,tho 'maFs'mlh on the wrong cent was prompted by the con- identified, tinuing rise in market interest rates, officials said Friday. "This continuing rise in the cost of money forces us to in- crease thc maximum rate FHA .elected officers of the Knights of and language used regarding of thc street. Manager LOS ANGELES (AP Radio slation manager. Will Lewis, has walked away from a federal prison, vowing lo carry his le- gal battle to the U.S. supreme court. Dl I i _ Lewis left Terminal Island D lOCKed btreet Correctional Institution Kriday as Ihe result of an order issued prcme Court Justice Fight Erupts Over Car that WASHINGTON (AP) A pre-: women in educational and wor- _ Columbus in .r.days agrcement scttling a'snip materials and church pub- gesf They were Pete Gasper, deputy: pair of (iuarter-century-old dis-'lications. grand marshal, and Bob has bocn rcachK, bp. The delegates also asked that AS bOn Is Wed suson- wardcn- 'tween thc U.S. and Czcchoslova- a committee be formed to stud !kia. the State Department sai in in Frank L. Murphy, 37. of 5480 u> LUUil .JLLSUCC The broadcaster had IB days in jail for refusing surrender tapes and a letter bv Friday he was assaulted a r g u m e n t provoked blocked street. linked to radical groups. Murphy said he was driving: Lewis said the station. KPFK- Firecracker Mishap :Hospitalizes Girl, said James Lynn, .secretary of housing and cal also applies to Vet- ed br- The delegates asked that Murphy he was driving: Lewis said the slal on KPFK- loslova- a committee be formed to study 8 C6n east in the 1100 block of Twelfth'KM would surrender the m', e said the "theological, liturgical and DES MOINES Linda avenue SE he came up... rial'- reiiiclmil y n Iv n'f or agree- constitutional language" of the Sue Cwinn. DCS Moines, two motorists who were slopped -inne-ik'lrive bonn ev Czech LCA dealing with generic terms drowned in Big Creek lake after and talking to each oilier, block- hausted II ns nrnvirlnrf for na- relating to God, the church and she_ apparcnlly became enlan- ing Ihe slice.. V" son'sveddin "s F'h American property. human beings. filed in weeds, authorities said. lie said lie -isked Ih in I-K Cm clK' A deParlmtnl "Basically, it's looking at the. Mrs. Gwinn and husband, his lane lo move'hi n His wife drowned at that At thc new rate, thc monthly.pra.sal r.f his father s perform- plnding firecracker late I-nday milljorl f sal f k., payment on a 40-year, ancc at Ihe wedding I-ndny ,n morning. i r, 'cent arc women, the spokesman mortgage will be Thc suburb. Police said Ihe girl found the, And. he said, the Czechs waul said. payment at 8.75 percent was "At lensl hi; didn't lose the explosive in a park near back 18.4 metric tons of gold The recommendation wa> but authorities seek Ihe in nals lo check for fingerprinls. Douglas' order allows Lewis swnnming in person gol out of his car and a lo reman, free on his own recoc- 10 Least part of I e lake Murphy .suffered luxanre while case ap- of the Iowa capital, but minor hruise.s. the son quipped. residence, brought il home and Michael, 23, was married toilit it on the family's front porch. Want ads help you find, buyjtJayle Ann Brumbaugh, 22, at! She suffered cuts on her left or sell quickly and cconoini-11 lie Chapel l.'niled Presby-'liand and powder burns on lici- t-ally Dial 398-8231. terian church neck, chest and P- seized by the Germans at the proved following a report, by a end of World war II. It later committee on women into American hands and is cur- in Hie church and society, cs- ,n 1072 WEDDING FfOWERS for Bcnuly (rorn Vciur I III FlnrlM IHrtl I Ills Illul. NW InwiTphnnr For 61 years flowers for all occasions Convoninnf downtown focafjon Iliinl Avenue 5.1. ;