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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - September 6, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                The Cedur Kunld.s (iuzctto: Friday, 6, 1914 City C Assn. for Retarded Th ared for delivery to the annual onventioii of the Iowa Farmers Jnion Friday by Congressman John Culver, Democratic can- didate for U. S. senator. Ridiculous "The severe inflation in farm- ers' costs since the present corn loan rate was set in the 1973 farm bill also makes that origi- nal average authorization of per bushel look ridicu- Culver said. "It is not. much more than 50 percent of the cost of production a guaranteed disaster if it must be used. "The message that needs to through to the public is that his isn't just looking after the welfare of the farmers. It is in he interest of keeping food jrices, which are rising fast enough as it is, from going Higher because of domestic grain shortages and to keep ad- equate supplies on grocers' shelves." Reserves Depleted Culver said consumer inter- ests and urban congressmen are worried because grain reserves are depleted and because recent reports of higher export sales of corn for the present mar- keting year than the USDA had estimated. They have lost confidence in the ability of Agriculture Secre tary Butz to iron out these prob- lems, Culver continued. "The real he said, "is that guarantees to producers are not adequate to motivate farmers to produce the raw ma- terial necessary to produce food. "Congress'must take the lead and the USDA must cooperate in updating the program to make producing food more of a business proposition and less of a gamble." at ceremonies attended by of- ficials of the postal service and Western Union at a hotel here. "Mail by satellite has been a iniicli-d i s c u s scd, much- dreamed of possibility for said Asst. Postmaster Gen. William Dtinlap. "Today it is one of the most reliable, efficient and economic ways of moving the mail ever de- veloped." He said that within a year the postal service plans to begin e s t i n g additional electronic nessage services using the Westar satellite. Postal service and Western Jnion officials said regular tfailgram messages from New York to Los Angeles will be sent over the Westar system ater this month. Regular mail- Tarn traffic from the East toast to Texas and parts of the -Vest Coast via satellite is planned for the end of this year. Mailgram service was. intro- duced jointly by Western Union Aides: Ford Will Meet Echeverria on Border WASHINGTON (AP) Pres- ident Ford probably will meet with Mexican President Luis Echeverria in October at a loca- tion along the U.S.-Mexican border, White House officials said Wednesday. The session between the two presidents will be held some- where along the border, this of- ficial acknowledged. SINGLE VISION CHOICE OF FRAME' FROM A LARGE SELECTION OF LATEST FRAME STYLES SINGLE VISION CONTACT LENSES DOWNTOWN CEDAR RAPIDS 106 S.E. TELEPHONE 364-2122 OPEN ALL DAY MONDAY THRU SATURDAY York to Los Angeles in a cere- mony Thursday amid predic- tions that the system would pro- vide a big service to the Ameri- can public. Mailgram messages were transmitted by way of Western Union's Westar I, the firs I U. S. domestic communications 'satel- lite, at the speed of light. The space mail is delivered by the postal service. Initial deliveries were made and the postal service in 197C and since that lime more Hum 30 million messages have beer handled by conventional meth- ods, i Rates lire lower than those for telegrams for a 100- w o r d, telephone originated message nnd as little as 70 cents for n computer-origi- nated message. A mailgram can be sent either day or night by calling loll-free numbers that reach Western Union's central tele- phone bureaus, where messages are handled electronically. Businessmen can send a Mail- gram on their Telex, TWX and fnKoCom teleprinters. High-vol- ume users can put their lists on :omputer tape for transmission. The postal service provides next-day delivery. Four Quints Die, Fifth In Critical Condition MADRID, Spain (AP) Four of the quintuplets born prema- ;urely on Wednesday to 29-year- old Julia Gomez Soils have died, and the surviving girl is in criti- cal'condition, doctors said Fri- day. The dead were a boy and .hree girls. The babies were jorn two months premature and veighed an average of IVi pounds. It was the first recorded quin- uplet birth in Spain. Juengcr Held on Assault Charge Michael IS. Juengcr, 22, of 715 Sixth avenue SE, was charged Thursday with assault with In- tcnl lo inflict great bodily injury after he was involved in a knife fight, police said. Police arrested Juengcr at p.m. Thursday at the, Me Too store, H20 Ml.'Vernon road SE, following a fight in which William Parker, 17, of 3513 Sheridan drive SE, suffered a cut to the led forearm. Parker was treated at Mercy hospital and released. The fight started in the park- ing lot, over name-calling tween Juenger, Parker, anc Parker's friend, Paul Tillman, 17, of ,1811 Fifth avenue SE, of- ficers said. Juenger was being held in the county jail on bond of Jury Trial Slated in Postal Worker Assault A jury trial date of October 2, was scheduled Friday in Cedar Rapids federal court for Larry Joe Daniels, 25, Waterloo, who's oeen accused of assaulting a Dostal worker. An indictment against Daniels charged him with throwing rocks and striking a postman, who was delivering mail at the lime, in Waterloo on June 24. He pled innocent to the charge in a hearing before U.S. Magis- trate James Hodges. Daniels was released on his own recognizance. If convicted of the felony, Daniels could be fined or sentenced to three years in pris- on or both. Kansas Counfy Will Defy U. S. on 55-mph Speecf Limit TOPEKA (AP) The Shaw nee county board of commis- sioners has announced it will defy I he 55-mph speed limit mandated by (lie federal gov- ernment and ratified by the Kansas legislature. The commissioners Wednes- day approved a letter they said tlicy would send to President Ford, Kansas congressmen and county commissioners in all Kansas counties. Roland Hug, Shawnec county commission chairman, said the letter was prompted by a reso- lution proposed by the city- county fuel coordinator. Hug said the commissioners ad been advised that if they did not adopt the 55 mph reso- lution fuel allocations might be withheld from the county. "We are defying that man- Hug said. The Shawnee county commis- sioners! letter expressed opposi- tion "to the recent push by some bureaus to make the 55- mph speed limit permanent for all of the United Stales. 'We think that the fuel short- age, assuming that it ever actu- ally existed and was not some- thing that was contrived by major oil interests in the inter- est of profits, is certainly over )W. "We think that speed limits are something that should be regulated by local units of gov- ernment and not something to handled nationwide by some federal bureaucracy in Wash- ington. "A speed limit which fits the needs of wide open western Kansas might not be in the name of common sense applied to the thickly settled areas of the East the letter said. The commissioners urged a federal investigation of price in- creases by the major oil compa- nies to "expose any unjustified price increase to the general public." 21 Attorneys Are Admitted To Federal Bar Twenty-one attorneys have been admitted to practice as lawyers in U.S. district court, northern district of Iowa. They are Paul Kilburg, John Hcckel, Thomas McCuskey, Phi- lip Pechman and Henry Nathan- son, all of Cedar Rapids; and Louis Martin and Leo Hegtvedt, both of Iowa City. Gregory Siemann. and Pa- tricia Shoff, D'es Moines; Wil- liam Gilliam and Stanford Pat- terson, Waterloo; and Thomas Lawler and Ronald Pepples, Parkersburg. Also, Marc Casey, Dyersville; C. J. Krogmeier, Primghar; Randal Nigg, Dubuque; Chris- topher Bjornstad, Spencer: Rob- ert Muhlenbruch, Ackley; G. William Smits, Council Bluffs; and Rodney Vellinga and Daniel Lewis, both of Sioux City. Drive Safely From lime talked about the many benefits you may receive as a member of the New Outlooks Club at First Trust and Savings. For just three dollars a month you're eligible for over a dozen free banking services, including- one you might have missed a accidental death or dismemberment in- surance policy. None of us like to think of a tragic accident, but none the less they do occur. 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