Cedar Rapids Gazette, September 15, 1974, Page 5

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - September 15, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Daily Record C. R. Weather High Saturday 11 p.m. Siilurdiiy .................'..None 1 otal for September i 02 Normal for September syi Normal through September 27.12 Total for 1074 Barometer, steady ........30.0! Humidity at 11 p.m.........75% Wind direction and velocity Gazette weather station at 11 Sun rises Monday, G'47' sun sets, Year ago today High, CG; low, 53; rainfall, none. Births Mercy Sept. u _ Mr. and M._. Thomas Shaw, Ely read SW, a sun. Births St. Luke's Sept. 12 _ To ihe families of Steven J. Ertrcr, 700 Sixth street SW, a son; Garry S. Wilhclmi, Center Point, a son. Sept. 18 To the families ol Lorai F. Stains, route two, a son; John E. Keipcr, Ncwhall, a son; Kirk D. Bcason, 3134 Carriage drive SW, a daughter; Dennis R. Aclicnbach, Marcngo, a son. Sept. 14 To the families of Norman E. Price, Center Point, a daughter; Paul D. Harrington, Mt. Vcrnon, a son. Fires p.m. Saturday. Grease lo camel at Thirty-fourth street drive SE. Iowa Deaths Atkins Clinton C. MeFad- dcn, 33. Survives Tuesday at, 2 at, St. John's Lutheran church, Victor. Friends may call at Mc- Swiggin-Uhlmann, W i 1 liams- burg. Belle IMainc Joseph Bab- ka. 84. Monday at 2, Hrabak's. Center Junction Mrs. Harm J. Dirks. 83. Tuesday at at St. John's Lutheran church, Monticcllo. Friends may cull at Goetlsch's, Mon- ticcilo. after 11 a.m. Sunday. Clarence Mabel Miller, B3. Services Tuesday at a.m. at the Methodist church. Visitation at Chapman's Mon- day from 5 to Delaware Carl W. Larson, 7G, Waterloo. Services Monday at 1 p.m. at Grace United Methodist church, Waterloo. Visitation today noon to 9 p.m at Kcarns-Dykcman funeral home, Waterloo. Burial: Pine View cemetery, Delaware, at 3 p.m. Monday. Iowa, City Everett Snider, 71. Monday at 2, George L, Gay's. Iowa City Irvia (llincy) Hicr, 08. Monday at 10, St Mary's Catholic church. Rosary Sunday at 8, George L. Gay's. Manchester Glenn E. Pclt- Inn, 82. Monday al 2. Bohncn- kamp's. Burial: Delhi. Ryan Emma Hose Shovcr, Monday at 2 at: Golden church, south of Manchester. Friends may call at Sholly's, Manchester, after 7 p.m. Sat- urday. Sprincvillc Nellie E. ITouvcr, 91. Tuesday at at Murdoch's, Springville. Burial: Mt. Vcrnon cemetery. Friends may call at Murdoch's after 11 a.m. Monday. Trarr Fred CMypk. 78. Monday at 10, St. Paul Catholic church. Burial; St. Vaclav cem- etery, Cluticr. Rosary Sunday at Overtoil's, Traer. Waukon Albert W. Kibby, 7G. Monday at 10, St. Patrick's Catholic church. Military riles at graveside in Mt. Olivet ccm- clery. Rosary Sunday at 8, Martin Brothers. Boy, 10, Suffers Broken Leg in Bicycle Mishap Tom P. Burns, 10, of 429 A av- enue NW, suffered a broken leg when his bicycle ran into the side of a car at Fifth street and B avenue NW Saturday evening. He was admitted to Mercy hospital, but was expected to be released Sunday. Police said Ihe boy couldn't slop his westbound bike on sand afler going over n bike ramp on the sidewalk along B avenue and crashed into the side of a northbound car driven by Paul L. Helms, 20, of 224 Fourth street NW. Handy Sweet, 19, of 1523 Fifth street NW, was injured when his motorcycle and a car collided on a dirt road in Ellis park Sat- urday aflernoon. He was Ircalod and re- leased. Police reported Iho ac- i: i d c n I occurred as Swool emerged from a I rail onto the road. The car was driven by Arlow I'l. llailey, 20, of 1727 avenue, Marion. No charges were filed. 2fl YKAI1S AGO Coimmmisl ('hint-so Leader Mao Tsc-lung called Tor firm cooperation will) Kussia in a major policy Always A Gilll Planters with Groon Foliage Torrariums 1 BOO Ellis Blvd. NW FlOWtRPHOME 366 (Continued from Page 1.) icsc, who is our hostage, igainsl the nine persons held by .he commando in the he Paris spokesman said. "We will not change our attitude. "It is the question of the lives of nine people. The Dutch gov- ernment has no intention of pul- ing the lives of these hostages, some of whom are Dutch, in danger." The spokesman said a police assault in an attempt to free he hostages was "the last solu- ion lo be envisaged." An estimated 200 policemen the French embassy where the three gunmen seized -rrench Ambassador Count Jac- ques Senard, 54, and eight other jcrsons Friday. Shouts Message At one point during the ncgoli- a I i o n s Ambassador Senard poked his head from his office window and shouted down to Dutch foreign ministry officials on the street below. The mes- sage was not released. Midafternoon .Saturday, the Telcpliolo Nine-year-old Patti Albers (left) Saturday became the one millionth visitor to the White House. President Ford gave Patti and her sister, Kelly, 7, a tour of the Oval office and fhen posed with the girls outside the door. and longer-term sales are simi- ing to Elmer Staals, the comp- irollcr general of the U.S., who signed the covering letter, the report also was being sent to a number of congressional com- niltees and government agen- cies, including both the house and senate committees on ap- propriations. At the heart of most of the alleged improper approvals of rate increases, the report said, iverc a scries of unauthorized extensions of "emergency gas sales contracts." Such contracts ivcre designed to stimulate in- creased delivery of gas by al- owing higher prices, but are carefully circumscribed by FPC regulations. Although virtually all natural ;as prices are regulated by the 'PC, short-term sales are al- owed at unregulated rates under emergency procedures, (Continued from Page 1.) jitis, but not anti-coagulants vhose administration could only be started in a hospital. Anli-coagulanls are used to iclp keep Wood flowing freely nnd prevent formation of clots. Before leaving San Cle- mcnlc, Thach said Nixon was "menially despite "se- vere strain and physical fa- tigue" caused by the illness. He said he would visit Nixon again in a week to check on his condition. Nixon remained in seclusion il his San Clcmente estate, and 10 one there would comment on lis condition. An occasional florist's (ruck lulled up at the gatehouse of lie estate lo deliver flowers rom well-wishers. One local lorist said he had sent an ar- of red, white and line carnations and a green ilant for the patio from unidcii- ificd customers. larly allowed at rates higher than those previously permitted. The GAO said it did not dis- pute the need for emergency procedures, bul alleged lhat the extensions were improper be- cause they were not aulhorizec by FPC regulations, and be- cause they were contrary lo Ihe commission's stated intention lo limit emergency sales to speci- fied periods. "As of Dec. 31, the report said, "FPC had granted extensions to producers mak- ing 00-day emergency gas sales without issuing regulations au- thorizing such extensions as re- quired by the Natural Gas Act. While the gas industry and the FPC have consistently main- tained lhat higher prices were needed to stimulate gas produc- tion, the GAO report estimated that two-thirds of the money resulting from price increases from 1970 through 1973 re- mained with the interstate pipe- lines rather than going lo gas producers. In some cases, it said, compa- nies were allowed to maintain high prices because of bureau- cratic delays in processing ap- plications which would have re- sulted in lower prices. Regarding conflicts of inter- est, fhe report said "there has been widespread non- British Farmers Stage Protests LONDON (AP) Thousands of British farmers on tractors and combines blocked shopping centers in 200 towns Saturday to protest rising prices and de- mand a better deal for them- ;clves. The National Farmers Union, which organized the protest as part of a European-wide demon- stration for higher farm prices in the Common market, claimed Brilish farmers demon- strated. I-INI-: MFJHORIAI.S SINCIi 1SII2 203 14th Ave. SE Phone 364-4439 Markers, Monuments and Private Mausolaums CENTURY BURIAL VAULTS Since 11127 Uiiirltis. Ilonric'lla, Charles .Jr. I'ucliohnidsk.Y MT. VKUNON :IIM-7'17K NOVH two completely -staffed locations to serve you. John Son Tumor's Enst, 800 Second Ave. SE Turner's West, 1221 First Avo. West officials with the agency's standards of conduct with only 61 of 125 officials making propel disclosure when they were hired. Most of the commission's of- ficials, the report said, hac "failed lo file required financia disclosure forms for severa with only 7 of the 125 upper level officials filing annu al disclosure forms properly. The GAO said ila lions had resulted in 12 FPC of- ficials being directed hy their office of personnel programs lo divest themselves of financia interesls "lhat could conflic with Ihcir duties." S c v c n additional officials owned securities which the GAO said il believed should he prohi- bited, and they subsequently were notified lo sell them, the report said. Securities they hold, which had been identified as prohibit- ed by the FPC's standards of conduct, included: Exxon Corp., Union Oil Co., Standard Oil Co. of Indiana, Texaco Corp., Ford Motor Co., U.S. Steel Corp., Northern Pacific Railroad, Scott Paper Co., Pacific Power and Light Co., Central Telephone and Utility Co., Cilies Service, tommonweallh Edison, North- ern Illinois Gas, Occidental -Pe- troleum, Monsanto Co., Wash- ington (D.C.) Gas Light Co., Tennessee Valley Authority Bonds, Tenneco Oil Co., Allantic Richfield Co., and Potomac Electric Power Co. Some of these companies arc directly involved in natural gas or other power aclivilies, while others have subsidiaries in the energy business. Say 10 Missing NKLSON LANDING, Nev. A desert Hash flood roared through El Dorado can- yon shortly before sunset Sat- urday and officials said more than 10 persons were missing. Nelson Landing is located on Lake Mohave, a res or I lake formed by water backed up by Davis dam on the Colorado riv- er. The boat landing is about 35 miles south of Las Vegas. "All we know right now is that there has been a major Tim Odar Sunday, Sept. 15, 3A Obituaries OtfoSchluter, C. R. Attorney, Is Dead at 79 terrorisls accepted a mediation offer from Egyplian Ambas- sador Galal Ezzat Abdcl Wahab Ezzat, who speaks Japanese, but -hose negotiations also ap- jarently reached no settlement. The underground Red Army has ies with Palestinian guerilla groups. Dutch Premier Joop Den Uyl leaded initial negotiations with he three extremists, but then lew to Paris to keep a sched- uled dinner appointment with Drench President Valery Gis- card D'Eslaing. Arriving in Paris, Deri Uyl said: "The situation is improv- ng a little, but remains very ;rave. Contact with the terror- sis has been broken several imes but we hope the hostages will be saved and all the efforts of the government are directed owards this goal. "We have a very close collab- oration with the French govern- ment and I hope this affair will oc terminated tomorrow." washout at El Dorado canyon and some persons are missing, somewhere between 10 and 15 said a national parks! service spokesman. A restaurant-store, about 10 cabins and a small trailer vil- lage are located at the boat landing where El Dorado can- yon meets Lake Mohave. Las Vegas police said initial reports from witnesses in the area said a 05-foot wall of wa- iter roared through the Nelson Landing facility. Some slruc-! tures were washed into the lake. Trooper Killed by Bandits TEMPLE, Texas (AP) A Texas stale trooper was shot and killed Saturday as he trailed two fleeing bank robbers who wounded two persons in a Gail Yessler, Active Civic Worker, Dies Gail Yessler, 87, widow of J. U. Yessler, of Commonwealth apartments, died Saturday after a short illness. She way, born March 18, 1887, in Lisbon and was married to J. U. Yessler in Lisbon Feb. 12; 1914. Mr. Yessler practiced law in Cedar Rapids for 50 years I before his death in 1956. Mrs. Yessler was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist church, Philathca and other church organizations, and Chapter III of PEO. She was active in civic work for many years in Cedar Rapids, serving as president of the Buchanan school PTA, and later as president of the city- wide PTA organization. She also served as president of the Cedar Rapids Campfire N.an.ds .-.ttorncv. r.ie-l atiboard of direclorSi and prcs. a brlef idcnt of the board of the Cedar Rapids Home for Aged Women. L. Otto L. Schlulcr, 79, Montrose hotel, a well-known Cedar I illness. Mr. Schlutei- was born on a farm north of Lowdcn Oct. 30. 18% and attended the Cornell college academy and the Uni- vcrsilv of fowa. He received a bachelor of laws degree from holdup, authorities said. the university in 1917. Afler sevvipg in the Surviving is a daughter, state Sen. Joan Orr, Grinnell. Memorial services will be held at St. Paul's United Meth- odist church Monday at 4 by Dr; Arnold Herbst. Burial: Lisbon The department of as a first lieutenant inj safety said the trooper, Holly World war I. he came to Cedar lull, stopped a car described as cemetery. Memorial fund has armed i been established for the church. ----------------Ranids in 1920 and has since he one in which the robbers been a practicing attorney in ed after taking from the j Cedar Ranids. Walburg State Bank D Ml- was a member Police said full was inspect- of the Elks club, the YMCA. the ing the car's license lags when he was shot. The auto was found abandoned shortly afterward with its motor running. Springville Services Set for Nellie Houver SPRINGVILLE Nellie E. Houver, 91, widow of Arthur S. Houver, route l, Springville, and a lifelong resident of the Springville area, died Saturday at an Anamosa hospital. She was born April 27, 1883, near Mt. Vernon. On Feb. 1C, 1910, she was married lo Arthur S. Houver at Marion. Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Ralph Kuntz, Lisbon; Mar- garet Houver, Cedar Rapids; Mrs. Gladys Mersey, Freeport, III.; and Mrs. Floyd Springer, Mechanicsville; a son, Jake Houver, Springville; four grand- children and two great-grand- children. Services: p.m. Tuesday at the Murdoch chapel in Springville. Burial: Ml. Vcrnon cemetery. Friends may call at the chapel after 11 a.m. Mon- day. Chamber of Commerce and a 50-year member of the Ameri- can Legion. He also was a member of the American Bar JAssn.. Hie Iowa State Bar Assn. and a past president of the Linn Countv Bar Assn. He was a member of the Kirsl Lutheran church of Cedar Ranids. Surviving h a brother. Kdwin C. Schluter, Clarence. Services: Chamnan funeral home. Clarence, Monday at I p.m. by Dr. George W. Carlson. Burial: Trinity cemetery. Low- den. Friends may call at the Chapman's from 2 to 9 p.m. today. Car Worries Underneath that shiny chrome and those rcslylcd bodies of the new model cars are some worrisome problems thai are digging al Ihe automobile indus- try. UPI Auto Writer Ed- ward S. Lechtzin has talked to auto executives, dealers, salesmen, and consumers about them, j c I He has put together a se- OOCiallte For Murder Plot D r City oners (More Uriels on Page 22.4.) Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Monday at p.m. al room 126, St. Luke's hospital. (ti'tlur Unpitb EMObils'tl'ccjTn' Goit-ttc Co. nno published dnllv and Sundav al 500 Third avc. SE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Second class poslaac paid at Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Subscription roles by carrier 95 cenls a. week. Bv mall: Nloht Edition and Sundav 6 Issues S3.75 a monln, S39.00 a vcar: At- lernoon Editions and Sundav 1 Issues S3.8S a month, 340.00 a vear. Other states and U.S. territories S60.00 a vcar. No Mall Cazctlc carrier service. Associated Press Is entitled exclusively lo the use tor republlcatlon of all the local news printed In this news- paper as well as all AP news dispatches. ries of five stories that cover basic things thai concern the industry and, just as important, the au- lomohile buyer. Price increases averag- ing 5450 await purchasers of 1975 models and no end lo the rising cost is in sight. About 4 million driv- crs who have paid about for Ihe complex buckle- up-before-you-drive safety belt system which cost the industry about mil- lion have found ways lo avoid using it. Owners of 1975 models must buy un- leaded gasoline al higher i', prices, or else ruin their i expensive catalytic con- vertcrs with leaded gas. On the bright side, big cars arc selling again aft- er a winter slump induced by the energy crisis. The sales surge is expected to h continue mainly because buyers are looking for I bargains before fhe prices go up again. Small car enthusiasts can choose from an array of luxury compacts or sporty mod- els. The first story in Ihis series will be found in Monday's Gazelle. LOS ANGELES (UPI) jEloisc Popeil, a Newport Beach socialite and her boyfriend, Daniel Avers, were found guilty Saturday of soliciting Ihe murder of Mrs. Popeil's es- tranged husband, Chicago mil- lionaire Samuel Popeil. The jury of seven men and five women returned the verdict iftcr 38 of deliberation ovor eight days. The panel found both Mrs. Poocil, 49, and Avers, a Ana metal worker, guilty of offering to a friend of Ayers to commit the murder which was j never carried out. Ayers also was found guilty of a second charge of offering the same contract to another per- son. But the jury deadlocked (i-G on whether Mrs. Popeil had been a party to that and re- sumed deliberations on the question Saturday afternoon. Mrs. J. U. Yessler Memorial Services Coats, II. Bruce J a.m. Tuesday at the Ccd.ir Memorial Chiipcl of Memories by Dr. Arnold Horb.st of St. Paul's United Methodist church. Friends may call at the Ccdiir Memorial funeral home after f) a.m. Monday and al the chnpol after a.m. Tuesday. The cnsket will be closed at 10'AS. Krewson, Infant Matthew Gcorsc Graveside at St. John's Cnlholic cemetery at 1 Monday by the Rev. Richard J. Hess. Friends may al Turner cast after 1 p.m. today and until noon Monday. Cramer, Delia Alice Tur- ner chapel cast at p.m. Monday by the Rev. Earl Huc- bncr. Burinl: Oak .Hill. Friends' may call at the funeral home until 1 p.m. Monday. The cas- will not be optnecl alter Jio service. licked, Vivian L. Turner chapel east al 3 p.m. Monday >y the Rev. Neville Clayton.. Burial: Cednr Memorial. Friends east. may call 'at Turner TEAMEN FUNERAL HOME .Since China Tour Ends TOKYO (AP) A congres- sional delegation headed by Sen. Fulbright (D-Ark.) wound up a. 12-day tour of China on Satur- day and left Shanghai for home, a Peking broadcast reported. flowers Since 7909 Convenient downtown location 308 Third Avenue S.E. 365-0511 Marian F, Teahen OWNl'R Phone .16MG27 Elden B. Rolm MOItTlClAN Firsi Avc. NW' We have so many beautiful ways to say something special FLORIST and GIFT SHOP 364-8139 phone answered 24 hours every day Go To The Church O I' Your Choice livery Sunday Later Than You Think! STEWART FUNERAL HOME lorim-rlv: iUonalian-Slrwarl .'IK! I Fir.si Avc. 1562-2 117 For many years we have served the families of this community with dignity, understanding and integrity. At Cedar Memorial we take the exira time (o render the finest service our profession is capable of. Our first consideration is to conscientiously serve the needs of each family with respect TO their religion and their financial need. Serving- all Cemeteries FUNERAL HOME 4200 FIRST AVENUE EAST TELEPHONE 393-8000 ;