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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - July 15, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa WAIIONAt WEAlHtR hr tATTir C. R. Expects To Hire 16 New Police Officers DEATHS Infant Glaus Simon Sets Aid Accord With Sadat Cedar Kapicls Gazette: Mon., July 15. 1971 UP! WIA1HU Shane Timothy (ilaus. infant son of Mr. and .Mrs. Thomas Sixteen of the current 83 1507 Washington avenue1 ALEXANDRIA, Egypt (L'i'lj plicants for the police forco are- SK diM shorllv nfter birth Mon Treasury Secretary Simon reached y iMiuiiuvsiom i James ot'.inuecK Surviving in addition to his said Mondav aid Egypt in a The. civil .service commission. Ji( dome. Ins grandparent's mcetinS ''resident Sadat at which conducted the written ex- chase. Cedar Rapids: 'he president's seasiiore resi- amination April 17 and oral ui-'William Hamilton, rural Todd-de nee here terviews June 10 and 11, re-coin- ami Mr. and Mrs ,.estcr M one hour meeting mended that 10 of the applicants u-lmlh- ,uJ Wane. "Iowa MUlllh, vLUdl JidUlU.i, IllttiCIIldl AnrPl I" nvnt f tret I'l-e-it I -im-a Haj s. average that hisjh since 1936 Kitat-fjianamotntr, Lama Ha-jdeputy premier and chief ceo-; ,.insn- imllon. Ct-ciar Kapids; and pa- planner, told newsmen ouest thr ,-itv ,f lcrnal Mrs. Simon and the Egyptians quest of tfcut) because of a stonc LansinJ, wouM sjgn Services are pending at the day. He said they covered .Turner chapel east. American participation in Egypt's reconstruction program. Morris J. Minkel to avoid double taxation of American citizens. us J. Minkel, 84. of 14J9 road NE, died Satur- Heat Wave Hottesf Since 1936; Averaging 82 be hired were recommended at the manpower Sleinheek said 151) police of- fiecrs are necessary to "handle 'the programs and provide cov- of the city." H, added DES .MOINES I API rurrcni heat wave is the hottest since a Na- tional Weather Service fore- said Monday. "Our average temperature for the first half of July has been 82 said Paul hasn't had an about seven miles above the fw of fhe earth shifter! !o the north, and that means that major rains, storms and ciirifci to the Waite said. l-'or this reason. Iowa during the first half of the month has been left with dry. stationarv air tha: has brought little rain recent years was in 1955." Waite said the main reason for Ihe exceptional heat is that Iowa has been off the beaten path for the jet stream that moves major weather systems. "The big jet stream that is Chance of rain Monday night in Eastern Texas, northern Minnesota and the So ern tip of Florida. Clear to partly cloudy elsewhere. V uuuvu, Richmond road NE, died Satur- J to Ihe current force has snort _.n.ent and various economic proj- :13i men, with two resignations u., had rTOniPfYK HT and a retirement expected in Sadat told newsmen, "We dis- rfUUiemb UT uth- m en d Lenai uapias iLbiueni ,hn iinnt, nt A T D Some slight improvement is on the way. Waite said. Dr. polar air from the .southern Canadian plains is moving across im- Great I.akr> south- westerly t jward "That should bring some cooler weather." said. Residents Favor the near future. The 137 total also does not The Weather Cyprus (Continued from Page 1.1 tlhe .Mediterranean island off the "jsouth coast of Turkey were Chief Wallace LaPetcrs were to meet .Monday afternoon to dis- years. Born Jan. 4, 1890, at New York City, he was married to Erma Ruth Cox Feb. 10, 1915, at cussed the broad lines of sub-, of mutual interest to the jountries and our views :wcre 100 percent identical." Asked if he felt .Simon's visit' i would contribute to Middle Easlj T i i OpIC Discrimination against the el- Riley Is Told MT. VERNON In the fifth public hearings of ere- Blake boulevard Nleosja was closcd- would be hired j City; a brother, Ben Pi Anchoraqe 62 55 L. Anneles BO 6S Atlanta B9 70 Miami SB 75 Bismarck 87 57 Min'apolis Si to Chicago 95 71 .53 N. Orleans 92 70 Denver S7 53 New York 95 76 Duluth ..11 55 Phoenix 102 75 .2) Hor.niulu fl8 73 .0! Seattle 76 57 Houslon .85 70 1.65 Washinql'n 94 77 m would be hired. Kuccra. 3322 L avenue; Olver reported fighting in Ni-; never hid tlm nnnm- Dy''art; and 13 grandchildren. NW; each fined S30 nnd ;lnd ft, y had he of Mcmories; LuAiiu Clinton, Bcve-- nmin tn nuns' HIP qiipnutn nn C. R. Weather High Sunday............. Low overnight Noon .Monday 2 p.m. Monday Precipitation nue SK; fined and costs. Striking fixtures adjacent to street Frank Duffy, ROri i tanks had surrounded the Nico-l to bring the strength on police force tip to 150." said "1 m' thc Third avenue, fined I A communique broadcast by .97 Reckless" drivini: Keating, 3010 Ravemvood ter- sia airport, and the rebel forces Steinbeck. "The budgct is scl Wilson Hyde of Trinity had taken over Radio Cyprus. isn nfriwc ib'nited Methodist church. City Briefj the Cedar Rapids! morninf, Rcpubiit.m con. man highis commissionigressiona, randidalc T Rj! meeting Puesday a .30 p m. in j they werc s, ,v jn f -f thc city hall council chambers. Based on complaints the corn- 33' race NW; fined and costs. Improper passing Dennis Colter, Mason City; fined None j eosts. Total for July ..............1.051 Faulty equipment Douglas Normal for July 35sjMcMurrin, Alburnett; Richard Normal through July Total for 1974..............30.99 j Studded tires Gary Soren- Barometer, falling 403 Eighth avenue Humidity at noon Pjsarik. Wind direction and velocity Cpen'y Lin-' 2 p.m. NNW at 6 mph. Idcman, 123 First avenue SW Sun rises Tuesday, sunjfined S25 and costs. Herman guard the Cypriot army of troops led by 650 Greek army officers had formed a "government of national salva- tion" and was in "full control of the situation." It said elections "for a genuinely freely elected government will be held within avear, no later." sets, Year Ago Today High, 84; low, 76; rainfall, none. Traveler's Forecast Tuesday Weather, Ki-Lo Bismarck Chicago Cincinnati Cleveland Des Moines Detroit Indianapolis Kansas City Milwaukee Mpls.-St. Paul Omaha St. Louis Sioux Falls .Tshwrs 97-68 -Fair 81-63 ___Fair 85-64 -Fair 75-59 .PtCldy 92-70 Fair 82-55 Gipe, Palo; lined S20 and costs. Traffic signal violation Clifford Fritz. Central City Terry Beck, 919 F avenue NE; Stewart Christopher. 3022 Schaeffer drive SW; Frank Koutny, 633 Nineteenth ave- nue SE; John Kucera, 3322 E avenue NW: each fined J15 and costs. Douglas Palumbo, Ely; fined S10 and costs. Vehicle control violation Herman Gipe, Palo; fined S50 and costs. RoAnna Koenke, PtCldv 85-64! 14t12 First "venue NW; fined PtCldy 95.76 and costs. PtCldv 76-62 PtCldy 8S1-70 Fair 97-73 Kifht-of-way Sam Haddy, lane SE: fined S15 and costs. violation 3830 Skylark PtCldy 97-72J Driving on wrong- side Coralville Lake Fair 99-72 n Covington, i fined S30 and costs. Hiawatha; Pool level Monday......694.44 j sljr Driver's license violation Hiawatha; Mississippi Stages (Flood stages in brackets) LaCrossc (12) 4.7, fall .2 Dubuque (17) 8.4, rise .05 Davenport (15) 6.3. rise .1 Burlington (15) 9.4, rise .2 Keokuk (16) 7.3, rise .2 Iowa Deaths Dyersvillc Hilda Joester, 74. Tuesday at St. Fran- eis Xavier basilica. Rosary at 7 and scripture service at 8 Monday at Kramer's. Manchester George W. Webber, 83, Des Moines. thurs- Cedar at C.R. (13) 4.64, fall I day at 3. Shelly's here friends 1. j may call after Wednesd Births Luke's Delhi Mary C. Grapes, 85. [Wednesday at 2. United Meth- .Iiily 13 To the families ofiodist church. Friends may call David Hneck. Walker, a son: David .T. Svohoda, Clutier, a daughter: Terry A. Radtke, An- after 2 p.m. Tuesday at Clif- ton's, Earlville. Sigrourney James Icenbicc, amosa, a daughter: William i 19. Reynolds'. Welch, 6505 Bradford road NE. Weliman Frank Joseph a son; Charles Martelle, a son: Edward A. Goebel, Swishcr, Walters, 307 '2 H i a a t h a. Quinn, 931 Old Marion road son; Ernie F. Ninth avenue, son; Francis Barth, 69. Tuesday at 10. St. Joseph's Catholic church. Burial at Kcota. Friends may call Monday at Powell's. Mt. Vernon Mrs. It "Shot on Spot" said M a k a r i o s "already dead" and that anyone resisting the army would be "shot on the spot." It added that a curfew had been imposed and no civilians or vehicles other than ambulances were al- lowed on the streets. Officials at the Cypriot em- bassy in Athens said they heard that there had been "much re- sistance" to the army coup by "Cypriot officers and men loyal to Makarios." They said there, was "much fighting" in thej center of Nicosia. The rebel communique! blamed Makarios and his gov- ernment for "chaos within the ranks of the army and church" and said the army' was in danger of falling "into the hands of anarchists and crimi- for 150 The list of eligible police force candidates includes a husband and wife, Craig and Pamela Uridil, 2012 G avenue NE, and two sons of present police force members, Timothy Huston, 303 Drexel drive SW, and David E. Johnson, Forestville, Md. Also approved by the commis- jsion were: Mark Fischer and James Noonan, both of 700 Thirty-fifth street, Marion; David R. Goodwin, Rapid City, S.D.; Robert D. Seely, Anamo- sa; Dennis L. Solmonson, Iowa City: Robin L. Naggatz, Iowa City; Dale R. Nelson, Coralville; Stephen Valley, LaCrosse, Wis.; Rickey Sywassink, 1414 First avenue NE: Michael F. Klapp- holz, 724 Thirtieth street SE; Robert G. Pair, 654 Knoll street SE, and Robert C. Knutson, Min- ocqua, Wis. Burial: Cedar Memorial. Friends may call at Cedar Me- ;mission has received, Ralph jC'oty, director, said it is "only a i matter of time" before thc com- (Mnre City Briefs on P. IK) i mission will recommend that Gear Taken Burdette L.! morial funeral home after SjDavison, 1025 Pawnee drive p.m. Monday and at the chapel NW, reported fishing gear va- after 9 a.m. Tuesday. The cas-j at 586 was taken from ket will be closed at a.m. Tuesday. car parked at 4648 Johnson ave- nue NW Saturday. -Impeachment- (Continued from Page 1.) First avenue, Hiawatha, died Sunday following a long illness. Formerly of Detroit, he lived in Hiawatha five years. Born June 11, 1904, at Macon 111., he was married to Helen C. Levandosky Dec. 31, 1934, at Detroit. Prior to his retirement, he was employed by the U.S. government as a mechanic. Mr. Temeyer was a member of Gross Point Masonic lodge No. 584. Surviving are his wife, Helen; a sister, Ruth Dickey, Decatur, 111.; and a brother. John E. Temeyer, Cedar Rapids. Services: Chapel of Memories at p.m. Thursday by the ness the committee intends to Rev. Russell C. Striffler. En- Robert A. Temeyer Burglarized Po- Robert A. Temeyer, 70, of 304 The broadcast said the new government would conduct Foreign relations "as before" and that "friendly relations would be maintained with all countries." It added that talks between the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot communities would "continue as before." In what appeared to be a .varning to Turkey, it said what lad happened was "strictly an internal and that the takeover was "for the benefit of he entire Greek Cypriot peo- pie." Utmost Concern L. Tesar, 50. Tuesday at 9 at In Ankara, the Turkish NE. a son: Catherine Lingo. 608; Brosh's. Cedar Rapids, and atlfnrpion minktrv sairl thA Eighteenth avenue SW. a son. at St. Wcnceslaus church, g ministry said the i. t Cedar Rapids. Rosary Monday Marriage Licenses at 7 at Brosh's. Joyce Taylor and Michael i Kalona Mrs. Willard kish government was watching the developments Cyprus "with utmost concern" but so Colei Shellv Anderson and Marner. (iG. Tuesday at 2. Men- far tnp In he "an Rand Marv Onklev andinonile church. Powell's. Zftfih r I Darwin Lewis. Cynthia Novak! Tipton Lars F. Larson, fi6.lntcraal matter of lhe Greek and Leonard Thompson, all ofjTuesday at, Sheets community. Cedar Rapids. Lorctta Zalesky. Son. whore friends may callj A sourcc in Ankara reported C'e riar Rapids, and Gene j after Monday. i Rucker. Vinton. Carolyn Clark, Dysart _ Dorothea L. Han- anri Merle Drexler. lioth of i son. 94. Tuesday at 3. Over- Hiawatha. Gail Wood and: ton's Wayne Howinston. both Waukon William Cun- Solbn. Ohio. La Donna Ynrk.i niiiRham. 25. San Antonio, Marion, and Wesley Dnlrymplej Texas. Tuesday at St. Oiaihe. Kan. Cathy Humphries.] Patrick's church. Rosary Mon- llartsville. S. c'.. and Dan. day at 8, Bakke-Hansen. Sinner, Mt. Ycrnnn. Tama Albaro Guardado. !22. Mason-Hand. Burial in hires Mexico. Cascade Bernard Keatin: that several ships of the Turkish navy had been ordered to sail toj the Medditerranean as a pre-j call. After examining Herbert Kalmbach, Nixon's former per- sonal lawyer, Tuesday, the com- mittee will prepare for its cru- cial deliberations, which arc to start next Monday. A final rec- ommcndation is expected around July 30. In other Watergate-related developments: Senator. Weicker. (R-Conn.) said he would vote for Nixon's conviction in a senate impeach- ment trial if Nixon refused a supreme court order to give up Watergate tape recordings. Weicker, a member of the sen- ate Watergate committee, was interviewed on the CBS program "Face the The house committee is ex- pected to release more im- peachment evidence this week. The. trial, of. California. Lt. Gov. Ed Reinecke began Mon- day. He is charged with lying to the senate judiciary committee about his involvement in trying to bring the 1972 Republican na- iional convention to San Diego. tombment: Cedar Memorial. Friends may call at the Cedar Memorial funeral home after 4 p.m. Tuesday and at the chape! after 9. a.m. Thursday. The casket will be closed at p.m. Thursday. Crime (Continued from Page 1.) illion showed any significant crime decrease. Taken together, big cities reported an 8 percent decline in robbery, a 4 percent drop in assault, and a 5 percent decrease in motor vehicle thefts. By region, crime increased the most 23 percent in southern states. Western states reported a 17 percent surge and northeastern and north central slates listed a 9 percent in- rease. The FBI report said that only 33 major cities reported an ac- ual crime decrease, compared with 100 for the same period a year ago. lice said thieves broke into Ed- gewood Cleaning, 3421 E avenue Sunday, and stole jthe city council pass an ordi- nance against age discrimi- nation. Coty said a representative from thc Linn county Council on Aging will explain problems of the elderly at the meeting. Coty asked that any who think they might have been discriminated against because of their age at- tend the meeting and air their complaints. from vending machines in the! "I know for a fact that people L j between the ages of 40 and 65 have difficulty gaining employ- business. Calculator Missing Woo- drow Rajtora, 829 Third avenue SE, told police a calculator was taken from his residence Saturday. Mower Stolen Mary Jane- sovsky, 1721 D street SW, said a lawn mower was stolen from her garage recently. Pistols Taken Two pistols valued at belonging to Richard Carpenter, 615 Third avenue SW, were reported sto- len from a residence at 2269 Cl street SW Sunday. Gun Gone Richard D. Bar- rett, Mt. Vernon, said a pis- tol was taken from his unlocked car while it was parked at Third avenue and Second street SW. Windows Broken Police re- ported two windows valued at were discovered broken at Harding junior high school Sun- chine day. said Coty. He said, the commission now has no jurisdiction over age dis- crimination complaints. The complaints must be referred to the Iowa Civil Rights commis- sion. Coty said the Cedar Rapids commission may soon have thej jurisdiction to handle the com-! plaints and would provide faster avenue for solving them than the state commission. Mayor Nick Berry termed the program and said he felt local governments should be responsible for making local de- cisions. Citizens also were critical of national environmental stan- dards concerning waste dispos- al, saying that standards should be tailored according to com- munity size and conditions. They claimed national stan- dards put an "unnecessary bur- den" on smaller communities. Other areas of concern voiced at the meeting included infla- tion, welfare reform, federal land use, amnesty, abortion, Watergate and governmental reform and campaign financing. Riley's next public forum will be Thursday at 7 p.m. at Straw- berry Point. Loot Totals Breakin ai House David D. Anderson reported to the Linn sheriff's office that his residence at 3731 M avenue NVV was broken into Friday night and items valued at were stolen. Included in the loot were two television sets, coins, a ring, clothing and a sewing ma- I Man Charged with ki JN man uiurgea wirn Nemer Reports j Motorcycle Theft To Hospital, Not Federal Officers Although federal Judge Ed- ward J. McManus turned down requests for a new trial and a delay in confinement for Everett Sam Nemer, Nemer failed to meet the Friday deadline for turning himself in to the U.S. marshal. Instead, Nemer had admitted i nimself to St. Luke's according to a deputy marshal. I Nemer had been found guilty Robert A. Fults, 18, of 5710 Briarwood street SW. was being held in Linn county jail on bond Monday on a charge of larceny of a motor vehicle. He was arrested at his resi- dence Sunday and charged with stealing a motorcyle belonging to Jim Center, 3220 Bramble road SW, Wednesday. Woman To Seek House Post in 32nd District INDEPENDENCE Mary Loftsgard, 35, Independence, will be the Republican can- didate for state representative from the 32nd district in the November election. She was named Saturday night at a special caucus meet- ing held here for committeemen and women in the 32nd district, which includes 14 precincts in Buchanan county and ten in Black Hawk county. The special meeting was called by State Chairman John McDonald. No candidate sought the post on the Republican tick- et in the June primary. Mrs. Loftsgard, a Buchanan county native, has been active in the Republican party several years and is first vice-president of the Buchanan county Repub- lican Women. Her husband, Dean, is a construction superin- tendent for a Waterloo firm. She is the mother of three children. Kenneth Miller is the Demo- cratic incumbent in the 32nd district. Man Gets Two INo Comment on iin Ju'yof receiving, cautionary measure and an: army battalion stationed on thej soulh coast facing Cyprus hadj Dwight Morgan Bachman, 30, been alerted, canceled. Report oentences ror i r n L L Crime in Cedar Rapids during RODDGry the first quarter this year in- cluded one murder or non- !sessing and disposing of stolen cigarets and was ordered to un- dergo medical treatment at a with all leaves' Des Moines, was sentenced to a total of eight years in prison by negligent manslaughter, accord- ing to the Federal Bureau of In- (Continued Irom Page 1.) We're trying to keep costs down and provide good service." Darwin Ammeter, a suspend- ed police detective, has been given unlil 2s at a.m. to plead to charges against him Seda said now receive a starting wage of an hour. The average -11 mi iiuin .iiiw federal hospital. Judge at thc Cedar Rapids post Manus tentatively gave Nemcrlofficei he said. including fringc a 10-year prison sentnecc Saturdav. Tnreh to kitchen floor tile at Rlakcly Imiilev.irri SE. a.m. Saturday. Faulty carburetor hehind Six- teenth avenue SW. p.m. Saturday. Short in nutlet ;it Nineteenth avenue 2336J82' Wednesday at St federal Judge Edward J. !6 Paper Asks Powell To L aggravated assaults, 438 lar- In turning down the appeal for new trial, Judge McManus that Ihe evidence was benetits, is an hour. .Martin's church. Rosary Mon-i .iday at and wake service; Tuesday at a at DevaneVs.! WASHINGTON (AP) -The bank burglaries in north-; th f( Allow Trial Coverage, central Iowa. i He was given a five-year term motor vehi- od dur occuiren aur- ing the one-day trial. ___________ _ where friends may call after TJTimcs Picayune Publishing "n count of bank burglary, was for commcnt The judge refused to allow Police Chief Wallace LaPeters Ncmcr addiliona] timc befnre Tuesdav at 1 :30 '.supreme cour Orleans asked "u'cc years for ,hc roport Mondav Juslice Powell to commit bank burglaries. police officials declined lo United Church of riirist. Visi-'lMonday to slay a lower are to run on lnc rcport because p.m. Saturday. Stand i t.ilion at Murrluch's after Glorder restricting coverage of a'renlly. hy clown wires at 1212 Maple-; Monday j murder-rape-trial. Bachman had pled guilty Ic i......" J_ lUlK.K. .it pnunici nour tlio nnH nf 3 in conneclion with an alleged conspiracy to damage the repu- tations of other police officers. At the arraignment in Linn Those who work nights coul.( Monday Judge ceive a ten percent pay dif-j William Eads also set July 24 at he deadline for Am- _____.....- :ivo other defendants work which is part of a regular U0 filc motions in connection workweek. iwith indictments returned by z said none of Ihe the grand jury last week after a Ztlferential, Seda said, and 25 p rent is Pakl met ,___ paid for Sunday jmetcr a having the medical off the job Monday. The probe of the police department, at a Missouri hospital, handed out by the postal, Thc judge said that if the that ho already had sufficient i workers criticized "blunders" five decide to enter a pica sid NW a.m. Sunday. Faulty oul-j alarm at mill K avenue' ite. 81. Tuesday loseph's Cathiilic Mondav at III, St. Knsa- S. Snider's. a.m. Sunday. Food in j Burial: Memory Gardens, imvai on piihlicalion nvrn at I52ii Sixth avenue SE. City. i F.i-na Kern. 111. Oelwein chance to work nut personal I planning by higher postal of-'rather than filc any motions the they had not seen it. problems. ifidals. Mime for entering'of the pleas t 'j Police officials had said last! Nemer was listed as a patient The leaflet also criticised i will remain as scheduled at John Wcinmann. attorney two counts near the end of a monlh anv incrcase in st. Luke's Monday.' the workers believe arc-their arraignments last week. .luxury items in thc postal ser- A hearing has been set for Hardware Store Entered vice's new headquarters build- a.m. on July 26 for any motions LAMONT Thieves broke 'IIS in Washinglon. filed in any of the six cases. The into thc Thompson hardware: was not known 'f "10 protest: judge explained that in this way the paper, said Ihe order was an' trial i" which he, Robert Weeks reflected on thc FBI report unconstitutional prior restraint i and Jack Scott were defendants. I to a: Scott was found guilty in bookkeeping. Air seven counts, ami Weeks was; The value of a missiiiR item is al i, 2fl AGO Srotl has "Innw based on Ihe owner's valua- was part of demonstrations he can hear arguments on simi li-si pin. Sun.lav. Flush casi nuinbcr of small fish scnleiicod. ,hnn ncic ovci the weekend and, h. during Hie Four other raunts _against, police said, rnatlond- rd 110 VICARS AGO American fire at Circl mass r.iad NK. a.m. Mnnday troops reached the nulskirts of linn (if alarm system :u western German allchor V'mn" I in Normandy Maqistrate's Court Sin-i-clim; .lamer Illirr, Vintnn; fined S'lfi auil costs. David liliwalda, I'lrand ,-iv- ciiuc, Marinn: Huhhell. 3703 I-' avenue Kevin Wade. llav.....-imrl SW; I'Vcd Atkins; I Inward Y.inliH. Wilson avenue SW; Michael Itaiidn.ph. i Karlncr, fid. Wednesday al St. Francis church. Brant's Oelweiii. idays of June was blamed on were dismissed. ---------------____ itemporary lack of oxygen in the' His prison term is to he-cm water _. r i Drive Safely three shotguns, two olhl'r l'oslil1 [75 boxes of shotgun shells and i rounds of .22 cal. 1 ammunition. lar points of law at one time. riflt Horal from our skilled artists PIERSON'S 'SR IHOO is ni vn NW l-LOWI-RPIinNI-. .IOIIN K. I S Convenient Downtown Location 3083rdAvc. SE 365-0511 0 when words aren't enough send sympathy with flowers FLORIST and GIFT SHOP 364-8139 PHONt ANSWERED 2-1 HOURS EVERY DAY. John B. Turner Son Mineral Directors since 1888 Only one service...our best to all. Cost is entirely a matter of personal choice. 'IliriKT'sl-lasi KOO Second AVC. si 'Ilirnor'sWrsI L'Ji First
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