Cedar Rapids Gazette, September 10, 1974, Page 4

Cedar Rapids Gazette

September 10, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - September 10, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Elderly Status Top Priority; Culver Claims SPIRIT LAKE - Legislation lo improve conditions for senior citizens was outlined in a series of campaign appearances by Congressman John Culver that started here Tuesday morning and moved to Ocheyedan, Sheldon. Larchwood, Hawarden and Sioux City. Culver, Democratic candidate for U.S. senator, called the status of the elderly “a No. I social priority” and proposed legislation he said he had previously endorsed. Tax reform to relieve senior citizens of the income squeeze those on fixed income find themselves in must come, Culver said. He said the elderly should get a definite percentage of federal funds for moderate and low-income housing, transportation, meals, recreation and crime prevention. “For 70 percent of the elderly who own their own homes,” Culver said, “the most pressing expense is the property tax.” He proposed a federal system of revenue sharing incentives to reduce this burden and also called for improved health care. Culver said it is clear “we must amend Medicare to cover prescription drugs, long-term hospitalization and preventive care.” He also called for adoption of home health care legislation now pending and reiterated the need to induce doctors and nurses to practice in rural counties where many senior citizens live. Leach: Mezvinsky Is (Contour from Page U Changing His Views dan and the foreign ministers of GRINNELL - The Republican Eg-vp'- S-Vrla iind Saudl Arabla I cand,dale for First delict con- La,cr ,his month' Kissin8,'r gressman told the Rotary club here Monday he would welcome the vote of his Democratic opponent for the latter’s job. James Leach, Bettendorf Republican. said he thought Congressman Edward Mezvinsky, Iowa City Democrat, seems to have been converted to Leach’s view that federal spending should be cut to curb inflation welcome Mez- so he would vinsky’s vote. Leach charged Mezvinsky with voting for programs that would have hiked the federal budget 33 percent. But Mezvin&ky has learned recently that the people at home are concerned with inflation and Ii Armed Forces Radio last appears to have changed his month, Rabin said “we are previews on spending, Leach said will relay Rabin's views to many of these ministers attending the opening of the U. N. General Assembly in New York. In late October, he plans what one well-placed official said would be a brief trip to the Middle East to complete this phase] and hopefully kick off another settlement to follow the disengagements he arranged earlier this year in the Sinai and the Golan Heights. Hussein is eager for an Israeli withdrawal along the West Bank while Egypt wants another pullback in Sinai but is wary about) getting too far ahead of the other Arab states. No Conditions In an interview with the Israe- Leach, 31, is a former official of the U.S. state department and a Bettendorf businessman. C. R. Man Hurt In Coggon Crash Michael R. McNamara. 20, of 327 Thirty-seventh street NE. was in good condition at Mercy hospital Tuesday with injuries suffered when his motorcycle and a car collided in Coggon Sunday evening. Linn deputies reported his cycle struck the left rear of a car which was making a left turn at an intersection. The cycle was then thrown into a tree at the intersection. Driver of the car was David J. Smith, 18. Coggon. No charges were filed. Report Steinbeck Son in Thai Jail; Hashish Charge BANGKOK (API - John Steinbeck IV, writer son of the late novelist John Steinbeck, has been jailed in southern Thailand after being seized with hashish at the Thai-Malaysian border. U. S. officials said Tuesday. they said Steinbeck, 28, was arrested late last month while enroute from Thailand to Malaysia and was sentenced to one month in jail at Songkhla. about 450 miles south of Bangkok. They gave no further details. Police contacted by telephone at Songkhla and nearby Haa-dyai said they had no knowledge of any arrest or imprisonment of Steinbeck. But a U. S. embassy spokesman in Bangkok said in response to a query that the U. S. consulate in the capital has been advised that an American consular officer at Songkhla has visited Steinbeck and offered h i rn assistance customarily available to Americans jailed in foreign countries, such as providing a list of attorneys and notifying relatives. The consulate declined to give further details. Steinbeck has written a number of articles from south-least Asia in recent years. He armv service C. R. Woman Charged -    ...    *|    I CclM rtild IU ICC After Traffic Mishap spent part of his Carolyn L. Donnatt, 29. of 208 in Vietnam eight years ago. Twenty-ninth street NE. suf- In 1967 while on army duty in fered bruises Monday in a two- Washington, toward the end of car collision.    his service, he was arrested She was treated at Mercy)after police found marijuana in hospital and released. ‘    his apartment. He denied that The accident happened at the Jhe narcotic was his. and a intersection of C avenue and (Charge of marijuana possession Thirty-first street NE when the was dropped. A court found him car driven by Mrs. Donnatt and innocent of a related charge of another car driven by Ruth E maintaining a nuisance. Buckles. 74. of 309 Thirtv-second At the time, Steinbeck said he street NE, collided.    had smoked marijuana mf re- Mrs. Buckles was charged quently in connection with arh-with entering a stop or yield in-k’les he was writing on the sub-tersection. Police said she told I ject. them the sunlight blinded her Light Turnout At Marion Wards Voter turnout has been light Marchers Mourn 'Death of Justice' pared for peace negotiations with every Arab state, without prior conditions.” “It is too early to assess with which state we will negotiate! first, and I prefer to defer this decision until we know the re-) suits of American clarifications with those countries’ represent-) atives," the prime minister) said. However, he said Egypt and Jordan are the most likely] candidates. Rabin begins the visit with a brief talk with President Ford. Serious negotiations begin Wednesday morning at the state I department with Kissinger. Rabin also will confer with Defense Secretary Schlesinger on Israel’s defense needs in light of a reported massive Soviet buildup in Syria and France’s decision to offer sophisticated arms to all countries in the area. Leaving Israel, Rabin told newsmen he was sure he would find “understanding and even more.” But he added: “Theres one problem I don’t know how I'll solve, and that's the problem that I'll have to dance at the White House.” $1,582 in Tools Taken in Four Thefts in City Thieves obtained tools valued at $1,582 in four crimes reported to police Monday. The biggest loss was at Marty's Auto Sales, 9274 Second street SE, where repair tools valued at $1,131 were taken. The second biggest loss was at a construction site at 930 Twenty-seventh avenue SW. where two contractors were victimized. Tools valued at $250 and owned by Holman Erection Co. were taken from the location. Two drills valued at $50 and owned by Abell-Howe Co. were also reported taken from the same site. The fourth victim. John Swanson. 2629 Fifth avenue SE. reported automobile testing equipment valued at $151 taken from the garage at his residence. Services Are Set For Freda Johnson SALT LAKE CITY (UPI) — STANWOOD - Freda John-Carrying bt candles to signify son 7j widow of Clifford John-in the Linn-Mar and Marion in-mourning, a group of about 60 son and operator of the Yester dependent school districts late persons marched to the I tah ycar antique shop here the last Tuesday morning.    state    capitol Monday night to, jen years .died Monday. Marion Independent wards re- protest President lord s pardon norn Qct. 15 1902. in Cedar ported 27 ballots cast at Emer-,of former President Nixon. county, she was married March; son. 25 at Starry and about 80 at "We are here to mourn the jg 192;} in Stanwood. Irving.    death    of justice in the Lnited Surviving are two daughters.! - (State,” said a member of the Mrs Melvin Thien, Tipton, and n .    .    .    1    group.    Mrs Robert Geiger, Amana, guinea inaepenaence “The pardon show we are not four grandchildren, two great- Formalized by Spinola 3 n3ti°n °f laws. 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