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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - July 15, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                sion By Jay Sharbutt I oday Morton Second P. W. PenningrothjMorA Brown, Undefeated, Rona Barrett Tells All NtW YORK lAPi Uona Barrett, who for 51; has piven insiphts on Hollywood via her daily TV -how, sat down Ihe other day wilh her press agent, her hus- band and this observer to dis- cuss literature. J itt- about her n c w 1 y published autobio- graphy, occurred at a modest restaurant. The middle-aged waitress who served the cof- fee peered at her. then gasped: "You're Rona Bar- aren't you'.' I watch your show on TV all the time. 1 love it." "Why thank smiled Miss Barrett, a iady so petite you could carve a statue of her from a pebble and still have enough left over lo gravel the bottom of a bird caqe. It is sort of hard to ask her about her book because parts of it are luridly alwitter with her fan club days, her fan magazine days and Hollywood inside stuff of the early 1960s. I am not au courant there. Another problem is that the thing also concerns ah, er. hmm, uhh. well, you know, fooling around. II even starts with the attempted seduction of her by an unnamed Holly- wood superman, a married cad. Miss Barrett, whose book also depicts her long drive to overcome a muscular disabili- ty and homeliness, was asked why she wrote it. Part of it. she said in a soft, low voice, was because she always gets letters from star- struck fans and it suddenly struck her they "have tremen- dous misconceptions about what it's like to be a suc- cess." Another reason, she said, was to inspire those who are as she once was ugly, lone- ly and wandering about with a head full of dreams. Miss Barrett, who denied ner video sorties, are on the acid side, insisted it's all ton- gue-in-cheek. She also stoutly denied gossip the era of the Hollywood gossip columnist has gone the way of the dodo. It is alive and well not only in New York and l.os Angeles, she said, but "even more so around the country. You should come with me on a tour and see what happens." While touring San Diego, she said, "it was incredible. People came out in droves. They ask me questions like, 'Does Johnny Carson really love you or hate you'." or 'Why does Frank Sinatra hate or 'Will Sonny and Cher really get back together and what broke them Miss Barrett, who said her .show is seen in 50 cities, said she doesn't go in much these days for stories about love af- fairs of the famous unless the heart conference is held in public. She was asked who spills the beans to her about such matters. ''Usually, i heir best smiled the New York-born Hollywood histori- a n. "Because their best friends love to fink." f was vaguely uneasy dur- ing the interview. A day later. 1 realized why. The waitress' delighted recognition of Miss B. seemed too spontaneous to be the McCoy. So I went back to the restau- rant and asked Ihe waitress if Miss Barrett's press agent had put her up to it for any reason. "Oh, she laughed. "I watch her all Ihe time. She was live on Channel 5 last night, talking about Frank Sinatra's troubles. Boy, she doesn't like him. She said, 'Good for the Australians.'" WEST BRANCH If President Kit-hard Nixon cannot come to West Hnindi for the centennial of Herbert Hoover's birth, August 10, the Motives Are ISSUO1 Native The OcUr Kapidv Gazette: Mon.. July Soop Box Derby i Conviction on Murder Charge .Secretary of Interior Rogers Morton, according to plans It is expected tiie President An i.-iv trial around the motives of a man no morning. Hocketing down Ihe hill of Hiawatha was! diedldefeated in all of his duels recipient of the Norm' ithe double elimination Memorial The' Tin'ON Dr. Paul W. :ningroth. 73, Atlanta. Ga.. Friday after a long illness. in Tiplon, had TOUCDO Notice of apoea! '957- Kliwer Office Supply the Iowa supreme court was retired aaaisUul. u .iiied Kriuav in lama muni.'. .director, mental health lo tne 19'4 Cedar striving to acnieve for court in cave of The Anicnc.'iii Trust and Sav-.ing and research Box Derby also encouraging and help- Marciii Duiican' 35 ings bank of Dubuque, executor, Southern Regional board of edu-lSunday afternoon resident of the Indi- of the estate of former Dubuque cation in 1966. Hif fina, will conic unless his projected .business man Herald F. He was a graduate of the Uir-' trip to .laoan interiors. The claims thai the Internal Reve-jversity of Iowa and earned his speaker or .Morton His final victory in the Jay- Tile the late an settlement, who is now sen- cee-sponsored competition was who competed ing a 50-year .sentence for sec- wili be introduced Robert Ray. The observance by iniH (i-xe-i (jifts .MA Hi.1.1. degrees at Colum- ontl made to Walser's three childrenibia university. New York. over Curt Hentrich, 12. who had three years although previously a K Jne program stricken ond degree murder. illi'ics.-. Uuiitiiii pled March a I" lesday Noon Optimist; Ine sportsmanship trophy killing Bruce R. See, 19, Tama. car. Henlrich took second was to Tom Banes whose body was found Aug. 1. iand the award for "best con- 1973. near the railroad tracks at struction" went to Dave Proutv. ll'hotos on Picture prior to his death received a HD degree from Walser, president of the; I'nion theological seminary. will be held in Hoover park at ;Walser Rapid Transit firm, died; He was the founder and first' West Branch, beginning at 2 .lamiary of 1971 at thr- age of i director of the Florida Pinellas p.m. on Aug. 10. Other fen- i7.1. A blood clot, formed as Child Guidance Clinic.j he 'result of a fall on Ihe ice, organized and became nonors wi" lho al' his lung, according lo doc-iirst president of the lf is lo gauge shotgun for selling Hi" tors. chapter of the National Assn llle "a'ional "Derby Buttons" lo help Mds Children Health- served Derh-v finals Au8 17 in the Jaycees finance ihe project. director of mental health foriAkron- 'He sold 203. m UbS. he gave each of his from Mark is Ihe son of Mr. and Two boys and a girl were children in time ccrlifi-, ln through the L'nivcrsi-jMrs. Willard Brown, 1700 in a drawing as win- cates: and he set up trust ty of Dr pcnningroth drive NE, and Curt is the son of'nfrf of a trip to watch the began a William and Elizabeth lures of the program will the presentation to the Pres- ident or secretary of ;i deed to several small tracts of land to be added lo the Hoover park. Present Deed lho west edge of Tama. "liutton" 1'rizc Duncan requested thai an at- Wieneke was presented a ,110 i" represent him in pursuing the appeal Duncan, in appealing his sen- tence. he feels his constitu- rights were violated. Duane Arnold, president the association. Music will lie iington. lied by the 451st army band Mr. and Mrs. Hepburn Hen-j Akron finals- TncV Hre Sara Kendall, route 3; Barry Peter- son. Hiawatha: and Thompson. Platings for the four other fi- javcees John Pierce and who started the Koehler earlier offered to Placings Dubuque Nun Will Lead Senate Prayer WASHINGTON lAPi Sister Ross. Doyle of Dubuquc. Iowa will give the opening prayer for the L'.S senate Wednesday. Sister Doyle, president of The gift will be from Ihe i funds for them in 1970. Hoover Library Assn., and the The government, represented! trieh, 424 Lewellen drive NW. deed will be presented by :.n the trial by two justice his parcnts The of ipartmcnt attorneys from annually to the out-' u u contends these giftsi.standing junior for scholarship.! furnished by the 451st army j were made "in contemplation of leadership character and and the Chicago Chil- ideath." around ability. i round undefeated were: 'take "three youngsters to Akron" of the Blessed virgin dren's choir. In opening statements .Mon- 1905. he" received the I'ni- :f- Ross Thompson. 14, son of with the selection to be made.-Myl'.v Ml. Carmel. Dubuque, sold was invited to offer the prayer But. by Sen. Dick Clark iD-lowai. Clark said Sister Doyle will be Ihe first nun and second woman lo give Ihe senate prayer, and that the first was the Rev. Wila- mina Rowland in 1971. This program will be the government lawyer culmination of nearly a based this contention on, among week's centennial activities, j other factors, Walser's history On Aug. G. 7 and 8, the park of poor health, including heart service will present an old- trouble and cancer operations in daughters. Mrs. James O'Brien.jand Dow' Prouty. Television Listings time Chautauqua, and on Aug. 7. 8 and 9 the August Hoover seminar will be held at the Highlander motel near West Branch. There the presidency of Mr. Hoover will be dis- cussed by a dozen historians. Reception for Son On the afternoon of Aug. 9, a reception for Allan Hoover, son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Hoover, will be given at the Hilton Inn, at 3 p.m., at Iowa City. The public is invited to attend. The reception will be given by the three organiza- tions sponsoring the centennial the Hoover library, the park service and the Library Assn. On the forenoon of Aug. 10, a wreath-laying ceremony will be held al the gravesite. Engineering Award vcrsity of Iowa Mrs- Hai'0ld all participants who ;1624 Twenty-third street NVV.jmoro than 25 "Derby Alumni service award. He is survived by his wile, the sponsored by Displays. Ions." former Persis Carney: two! 4. Dave Prouty, 15, son of Mr. 7_KWWL-TV, Waterloo 9-KCRG-TV, Cedar Rapids 2-WMT-TV, Cedar Rapids 3-KTVO, Otfumwo X-WHBF-TV, Rock Island Davenport 8-WKBT, La Crosse 10-KROC-TV, Rocheiter 12-KIIN-TV. lowciCity 13-WHO-TV, DeiMoirmi 40-KDUB, Dubuque Monday Night Weather, Snls. 9-wild Wild West 2-Actlon News Weather, Spts. Weather, Spts. O'Cfack Edition Sots., Wealher Weather, Spts. 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'Life Motive' The bank's lawyer claimed the gifts were made with a "life that Walser was a ''ro-, bust man" who was only think- ing of his "children's security." He pointed out that the total! amount of the gifts, was1 but 14 percent of Walser's gross estate. He admitted that the crux of the case is that "we're trying to read someone's mind, and he is dead." The first witness Monday uas Walser's widow, Eleanor, 66. She testified that her husband worked his way from "the bot- tom up" into a profitable moving operation. Although she said she learned of the gifts only after they were On the evening of Aug. 8, made, she felt they were made because her husband had some "extra money." Gives Testimony A daughter, Genelle Wiegand of Dubuque, echoed this belief Under cross-examination, how ever, she admitted telling a gov- ernment lawyer six months ago hat her father said he wantec :o "reduce the estate.' A total of eight witnesses aie scheduled in the trial, which is expected to conclude Tuesday 2515 Endwell. Y., and Mrs. JamesjAmber drive NE, sponsored by i Olson, Sarasota, Fla.; a son, Dr. iSondrol's Hardware. R. Paul Penningroth, CoralvilleJ 5. Tom Banes, 15. son of Mr. ten grandchildren: a sister.iand Mrs. John Banes, Fairfax, Martha Eilers, and twojspo n s o r e d by Bob Ahearn brothers, Edward and Benjamin'Plumbing and Heating. Micka Heads KC Council Penningrolh, all of Tipton. 6. Mike Heffern, 14, son of Mr. Services: Unitarian Mrs. Donald Heffern, 428 Nineteenth street NE, sponsored by Cedar Rapids Corvette club. Two of the 62 duels ended in idead heats and had to be re-run land there were half a dozen other photo finishes which Flag- iman Lowell Phelps couldn't call because of the nip and tuck Of Iowa Officials had to rely on the electric eye and a camera to determine those winners. At the derby banquet Sunday night in the Montrose hotel. Jeri salisl church of Atlanta Tuesday at 4 p.m. A memorial has been established. Charles Decker Elected Head the Iowa Engineering society will give for the first time the Herbert Hoover engineering award, which it is creating as its contribution to the obser- vance of Mr. Hoover's centen- nial. This award will be hand- ed to the recipient by Allan Hoover, son of Mr. Hoover. Speaker at the award ceremo- nies will be Dr. Joseph E. Mc- Cabe, chancellor of Coe col- lege al Cedar Rapids. The award will be given every five years in the future, always at the Hoover library at West Branch. e a (e a a 7_HowToSui Marriage Lite To Live Game Lite To Live Game A-HowTo5urvii Marriage To Survr. Marriage 13-How To Surviv Marriage JO-One Lite To Li 7-Somersot Pyramid 3-S10.000 Pyramid 4-Totllclales 8-TatIletalej ID-Somerset Pyramid My Line? Island Max 3-A1I Mv Children Douglas 6-Cartooni fl-Bewltched 10-NoI for Women 01- 13 -FlopDV Stnrs Delberi Blckford Rites Are Tuesday CENTRAL CITY Delberl Bickford, 79, a resident of Ar- kansas 18 years, died Saturday, in a hospital at Mountain Home, Ark. Born March 18, 1895. at Mon- Magistrate Court Body Recovered Jerry Micka Jerry Micka. 2718 Fourteenth' avenue SE, recently was in-i TOLEDO The body of a I stalled grand knight of Knights1 Mexican native who recenllyjof Columbus council 5677. had been employed by Tama Installed as d c p u I y grand i Meal Packing Corp. was recov-j knight was John Slochl. Chan-' ered early Monday from a lake cellor is John Owens and Gary; dt Otter Creek park five miles Stodola is recorder. j northeast of Toledo. j John Montpas was .named fin- Tama sheriff's officers iden- ancial secretary: Don Merfeld, Charles Decker tified the dead man as Albaro been treasurer: and Bill Casey, lec-j turer. Gene Kopecky was in- stalled as advocate, iind Al Guardado, 22. who had lesiding in Tama while Charles L. Decker, 49, of by the meat plant. Opatz as warden. Johnson avenue NW, was elect-! Authorities said Guardado had Guards are Dave ed commander of the swimming at the lake with American Legion at the organi- a group of friends. Although Drunk Driving Charge Given to Grand Jury George Mundy, 1270 Twenty- second avenue SW, waived a preliminary hearing Friday in magistrate's court and was bound over to the grand jury on a charge of drunk driving. He was arrested June 22. mouth, he was married Jan. 30, 1940. in Iowa, to Henrietta Fern Smiley. Mr. Bickford was em- ployed as a machinist at Iowa Manufacturing Co. in Cedar Rapids. He .served with the army during World war I, and was a lifetime member of DAV chapter No. 10 in Cedar Rapids. Surviving in addition to his wife are four sons, Tom, Gass- ville, Ark.; John at Mountain Home: Bill. Walker, and Scott. i j iiciuciai ill uuiiiicuuun mm an I o r k n e r A burned: Mrs.jineident Julv 6 al the rcsidence zation's 56th annual state con- vention in Des Moines Sunday. Decker, general manager of the All-Iowa fair in Cedar Rapids, is a World war II active in Legion affairs on local, district, state and national levels. Among department vice-com- manders elected at the conven- others in the group noticed Guardado missing at about 3 p.m., they at first thought he had left the park and his ab- sence was not reported to Ihe Jenkins. Casey, Don Gorecki and Tom Gorecki. Named trustees were Francis Althof, Bob J o h n- son and Joe Gorecki. marine veteran and has been Tama sheriff's office until Solve your buying, renting, selling or locating problems fast wilh a want ad. -t) Lfrou w Gazette Want Ads Phone 398-8234 p.m. The Tarna rescue unit was alerted and the body was recov- ered at a.m. Monday. Guardado is survived by his jtion is Lawrence aJnsen. and five brothers and _______________lhall. 'sisters, all of Chihuahua. Mex- ico. Man Pleads Guilty JToddville Man Held i Services a' To Amended Charge! On chnrae son-Hand funeral home in a I wn Mssauir i.narge Tama semces, the Jerry Kennett, 1500 Oakland Philip F. Hughes, 27, of Todd- body will be shipped to Mexico road NE, pled guilty Friday in magistrate's court, to an amend- ed charge, of intoxication and was fined and costs. He was arrested for criminal I trespass in connection with an i Clarence Blanchard. Central As Hie Wmlri lir Bonomn 3-Lrt'sMiA. 6-Jennnie P-Star 9 Gnllitlt 2-Bewitched -1-Gentle Ben 4-Hoqan's Heroes ft- Mcrv Grttlln ll-Sescime Slrcrl 40- F'.oncru Haiel s -Conscnurn Ul.-Munstrrs <0--ARC tCity: Mrs. Dale Warneke. Ful- lerton, Calif.: Mrs. Ranee Reed. Valley Center. Calif., and Mrs.! Richard Klima. of SI. Peters- jburg Fla.; 27 grandchildren, 'and 17 great-grandchildren. j Services: p.m. Tuesday! at the United Church of Christ; Central City. Burial: Mt.i Clark cemetery where military! graveside services will be con-' ducted by Central City Amvels; post. Friends may call at the' Murdoch chapel after 6 p.m.: Monday. The casket will not be after Ihe service. of Terri Bruner, 179 Lenora ville was being held in Linnjfor burial. county jail in lieu of Monday on a charge of assault! with intent lo cause great bodily injury. Hughes was arrested early Sunday. He was accused of as-. Advertisement Chew! saulting Gary Lee Thompson, drive NW. [271 Wiley boulevard NW. with a -------------------------I knife. Thrifty want ads work! Thompson was treated at St. i wonders for you. Place a lowU.uke's hospital for cuts on his Dial 398-8234. arms and released. Long-holdingl FASTEETH" Powder. 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