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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - September 23, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa SKKVICK fQKtCASt 30.002977 Arthur W. Hanna Arthur Willis Hanna, 03, of Leonard street NK, a Ce- dar Rapids resident most of his life, died Sunday following a sudden illness. He was born June at Anamosa and was married lo Tlielma F. Fail- Dec. 14, 1938, in Cedar Rapids. He was a member of Kenwood Park Presbyterian church where he had been custodian for many years before retiring two years ago. Surviving on ws MHW fofoew Rain is expected Monday night over New Mexico and western Texas, northeastward through the mid plains, parts of the Dakotas and into the western Lakes as well as in south- ern Florida. Clear to partly cloudy elsewhere. Mrs. Paul Schwiebcrl, Ml. Ver- ion; two grandchildren; and a sister, Mrs. C. A. Uunlap, Cedar Rapids. Services: Kenwood Park Presbyterian church at 3 p.m. Wednesday by the Rev. Lawrence Chamberlain. Burial: tedar Memorial. Friends may call al Turner east unlil 9 p.m. Tuesday and at the church from 10 a m. until p.m. Wednes- day. The casket will not be opened after the service. --Daily Weather High iemperaiures Sunday low t-... pcralures overnight and indies of prc- Anchoragr. L Angeles Atlanta .75 51 Miami .85 77 .07 Bismarck ..7234 Min'apolis Chicago ....48J2 N.Orleans ..B063 Denver ____ 7844 New York 7247 Duluth 44 31 Phoenix 89 70 Honolulu ..87 'II Seattle 84 51 Housion ....7962 Washington 7450 C. R. Weather High Sunday Low overnight........... Noon Monday 2 p.m. Monday........ Precipitation Total lor September Normal for September Normal through Sept. Total for 1974 Barometer, rising 58 33 ......49 ......CO ..Trace 1.02 3.97 ...27.12 ....38.85 ....30.31 Humidity at noon .........G2% Wind direction and velocity at 2 p.m. SE at '12 mph. Sun rises Tuesday, sun acts, Year Ago Today High, 68; low, 52; rainfall, none. Traveler's Forecast Tuesday Wcath'er, Ili-Lo Bismarck........PtCldy 67-41 Chicago .........Cloudy 67-49 ....Fair 72-53 .....Fair C4-47 .PtCldy 70-50 ..PICldy 65-50 ..PtCldy 68-52 ....Rain 70-59 ..Cloudy 68-50 ..Cloudy 70-47 .PtCldy 70-55 ..Cloudy 72-56 .PtCldy 72-42 Cincinnati Cleveland Des Moines Detroit Indianapolis Kansas City Milwaukee Mpls.-St. Paul Omaha St. Louis Sioux Falls Mississippi Stages (Flood staprcs ill brackets) LaCrosse (12) 4.7, no change Lansing (18) 7.6, no change Dam 9 (18) 11.0, fall .5 McGregor (18) 6.5, rise .1 Guttcnberg (15) 3.7, rise .2 Dubuquc (17) 6.9, rise .1 Davenport (15) 3.8, no change Kcokuk (16) 2.9, fall .3 Cedar at C.R. (13) 3.30, fall .05 Coraiville Lalto Pool level Monday 633.59 Births St. Scpf. 22 To tho families o Gary Lnuvnr, 3027 Fifth ave- nue, Marion, a son; Ricltie Frc clerickson, 1141 Nineteenth ave- nue SW, a son; Earl Laiifffitt Center Point, a son; Gnrrtoi 1916 A avenue NE, daughter; Clarence Coppcck Swisher, a son; Jonny Keener 1522 Bevcr avenue SE, a son W i 1 1 i a m Ficselcr, Pjlo, a daughter; Stephen Garrhiffcr 276 Sixth avenue, Marion, son; Robert Ernst, 1840 Twenty-fourth street, Marion a son. Births Mercy Scpl. 22 Mr. and Mrs Lore n Wolfcnspcrffcr, 1409 Sixth avenue SE, n son. Sept 23 To the families of Itickie Itowray, 705 Eighteenth .street SK, a daughter; Paul Mcnlhow, Shellsburg, a son. Marriage Licenses Linda LeClerc and Kenneth Johnson, Patricia Wlialen anc Hex Sparks. Vcrna Robb and false alarm at Fifth avenue and Nineteenth street SE. p.m. Sunday. Unknown cause lo trash container .at 250 Sixteenth avenue SW. Court Speeding Robert DeBurn, 1600 Seventh avenue SE; fined and costs. Steven Graham, 5215 Harbet avenue NW; fined and costs. Donald Stephen, 1118 Thirty-second street S.E., two charges, Martin Striegel, 2047 Blairs Ferry road NE; John Enabnit, Ryan; Richard Johnson, Palo; Steven Baker, Anamosa; Danny Chcrif, Coi-nl- ville; Lloyd Hofmaster, Fair- Walker Vernon; fax; .Clclis Ireland, Ellen Gaines, Ml. Lorctla Inks, 921 Old Marion road NE; Chris Edwards, Palo; Dennis Benning, route Marion; each fined one, and costs. Robert Zahorik. Spring- ville; Ramona Twenly-second Terry Parker, Kulow, 1347 avenue SW; "Walker; John Derr, Hiawatha; each fined and costs. Kenneth Curran, 187 Day street NW; Robert Rucld, 508 Ninth street SW; Lester Eckley, 700 Thirty-fifth street, Marion; Larry Kahlor, Palo; Patrick Tully, Iowa Cily; Ron- ald Cox, Shellsburg; David Oldfathcr, 3701 Sixteenth ave- nue SW; John Weaver, 1212 Cheyenne road NE; Janet Dur- bala, 224 Wesley drive NW; Michael Lambert, 418 Eight- eenth street SE; Larry Finley, 931 Old Marion Dennis Benning, road route one, Edwin Vorbn, Kapicls. Patti all of Goff, Cedar Ccdai Rapids, and Ctillinan, Hiawatha. Jocttc Gills and Douglas Orcutt, both of Central City. Shoryl McCormick, Center Point, and Gary Bowers, Hiawatha. Txirrnyne Gcrjets, Cedar Rnpids, and Frank T dish, Marion. Sin Shing Li, New York Cily, and Wai Cheung IJ-'1-'' Cedar Rapids. liila Iluoy, Ccdnr Rnpids, and Gerard llaskins, Silver Plume, Colo. Joan Hi'ki'ris, Ccdnr and Glen Gulden, Center Pninl. Barbara Trumb- lee, Central City, and Curtis Slone, Cedar Rapids. Marriages Dissolved Dorothy V. and Gary D. Knoke. Howard C. and Karen K. .Seednli. Knlhleeil Marie and Gary Lynn Craven, llclty Lou iind'.Iiplin K: Phillips. Fires a.m. Sunday. Apparent Send a bit of cheer with a bouquet from... 4 Seasons HI IS) S11S Marion; Eugene Van Beck. Janice drive NW: Michael Wei- land, Coggon; Dennis Tibben, Wcslview avenue SW; each fined and eosls. Traffic signal violation Kathleen Walton, 4101 Six- teenth avenue SW; Annellc Coales. 3-1 i a w a t h a; Michael Hnmod, 4700 Ozark slrcet NE; 1C a t h 1 c c n McNnmara. 1221 Third avenue SE; Robert Willccs, 123 Twenty-seventh street drive SE; Dorothy Hath- away, 1817 C avenue NE; cacb fined and cosls. Patrick Henry, 1COO Eleventh slrccl, Marion; fined and eosls. Improper passing Mar- garet Meyer, Solon; fined and costs. Vehicle control violation Ronald Johnson, -11118 White Pine drive NE; James Shell Council Bluffs; each fined and cosls. Donald Titebach 3501 Bel Air drive SE; fined and cosls. Driver's license violation Thomas Shank, 3017 J streei SW; Rickie Sacora, 2025 Fourth avenue, Marion; Marvon Pres- ton, 844 Fifth avenue SE; Ten Temple, Marion; each fined and eosls. Registration viol :i-t ion Bruce Olson, Fort Dodge; Sle- phen Tonncmacher, Iowa City each lined and costs. Rijrht-of-way violation Bonnie Spear, 1405 Alpine i-OBd, Marion; fined anc! costs. Dawn D a y I o n, -305 Twenty-seventh avenue SW fined 'and costs. Disturbing Hie peace John Like, Center Point; fined and costs. Reckless driving Steven Mono-penny, 5115 Keslcr road NW; fined and cosls. Steve Graham, 521S Harbet avenue NW; fined and costs. Faulty equipment Donald Stephen, 1110 Thirty-second streei NE; Gary 188 Fourteenth avenue SW; Sti___ Ramoy, 2020 Bclmont, parkway NW; each fined and costs. Striking unattended vehicle Robert Ray, 1285 Eighth street, Marion; fined and cosls. Iowa Deaths Elkailcr Mark Daniel Rurie, Hi, son of Mr. and Mrs. "tarry Rude. Wednesday at :30 al Marion Lutheran church wilh burial in church at al United Methodist church. Reynolds'. Uyersvillc Mrs. Hilda Sleffen, 76. Wednesday at at Basilica of St. Francis Xavicr. Scripture service Tues- day at 8 at McBride's. West Union Dallas Mar- graff, 58. Tuesday at 10 al Bethel United Presbyterian church. Burnham and Wood's. Foslvillc Daniel O. Kugel, 24. Tuesday at at St. Paul's Luther a n church. Schulte's. Tama Mrs. Leonard Jant- zc-n, 3ti. Harrison's. Iowa City _ Arlene Droll, 47. Tuesday at 11 at George L. Gay's. Burial: Oxford cemetery. West Union James Thompson. 77- Wedneccl0y at 1! at Burnham and Wood's. Farncll Robert T. O'Brien, 76. Tuesday at 8 at St. Joseph's Catholic church. Rosary at 8 at Monday at McSwiggen and Ull- man's, Williamsburg. Elkader Henry Matt, 89. Tuesday at 10 at Peace United Methodist church of Christ. Burial: Garnavillo ccmelery. Visitation at Witt's. DccoraH Mrs. Peter Caro- lan, 60. Tuesday at 11 at St. Benedict's Catholic church. Ro- sary Monday at 8 at Olson- Fjelstul's. Decorah Odin Nelson, 55. Coraiville Mrs. Arthur A. Musack, 74. Tuesday at 2 at Donohue's. Burial: Oak Hill cemetery, Coraiville. Visitation afler 10 a.m. Tuesday. Dyersville Andrew Wocr- dchoff, 87. Tuesday at at Basilica of SI. Francis Xavicr. Visitalion aflcr 1 Monday at Kramer's. Parish scripture Monday al 8 al Kramer's. Waukon Carl Opfer, 65. Tuesday at at Martin's. Burial: Oakland. Toledo Eugene K. Garrcl- son, 41. Tuesday at at St. Paul Lutheran church, Tama. Burial: Pleasant Hill, vural To- ledo. Henderson's. 'tnelery. Visitalion afler 2 Tuesday al Will's. Imleiipcmlenoe A 11) o r I Davis, 23, nf Falls Church, Va., ;on of Shadraek and Agues Ward Davis. Wednesday at 11 il While's. Welle Plaine Allen G. ilabr, Tuesday al 1 at. T'rini- y United Melhodisl chnn-h, Jysarl. Burial: Uysarl ceme- ery. Overtoil's Dysarl. Paltcr- ;oli Kleinschmidt. Tuesday "Fioral ttinlasies from our skilled arfisti PIERSON'S "sr" IMO KI.I.IS ni.vn. NW 1M-IH36 (Continued from Page 1.) sleeping when the water :he said. "In two minulcs it was up lo our necks. I ran but my "alhcr was killed. Nothing like Ihis had ever happened before and he didn't want lo leave here. Now he is dead." Victor Manuel Lavia, 31, sale he owed his life to a U. S. armj helicopter which plucked him from a floating roof after three days and three nights. Dirly Water "The only thing we had to eat was green bananas and dirty water from Hie River he said. He reported that workers at the banana planta- tion where he was employed saved themselves by clinging to floating pieces of wood. The only roads open in the devastated area were clogged relief trucks and buses loaded with refugees trying lo DEATHS arc a daughter, Gillette Rezab Gillette Rezab, G2, of Omaha, former resident of Cedar Rapids and a printer for the Omaha World Herald, died Sun- day. He was born Aug. 24, 1912, in Minnesota. Surviving are his wife, the former Elaine E. Larson; a son, Jerry, Cedar Rapids; a daugh- ter, Mrs. Fred Walker, Ames; a sister, Mrs. William Sheeley, Cedar Rapids; and six grand- children. Services: At the graveside in Shiloh cemetery at pm. Wednesday by the Rev. Sylvan Lange of Minneapolis. Friends may call at Turner west after 6 p.m. Tuesday and until noon Wednesday. Memorial Services Gibson, Frances G. Turner chapel cast at 3 p.m. Tuesday by Dr. LcRoy White. Burial: City cemetery. Friends may call at Turner east until p.m. Tuesday. The casket will not be opened after the service. Slickly, Ilichanl F. Turner chapel west at noon Tuesday by Die Rev. Mary While. Burial: Linwood. Friends may call at Turner west until a.m. Tuesday. The casket will not be opened after the service. Lindlcy, John Z. Turner chapel west at p.m. Tues- by the Rev. Stephen Root Burial: Cedar Memorial. Friends may call at Turner wcsl. Fool PlaySs Police are several leads in the disappearance Saturday of Beverly A. New- mire, 33, of 4533 Fairlane drive NE, whose car was found in the May's Island parking area. Mrs. Newmire w a s last seen at 3 p.m. Saturday walk- ing in' the vicinity of Second avenue and May's Island. Her car was found in the un- derground garage with the keys In (he ignition, the door open, and with the gas lank empty. Police said a substance re- sembling blood was found on the front seat of the car. Lab- oratory tesls will be conduct- ed to identify the substance. The possibility of foul play has not been ruled out, police said. The case is being han- dled as a missing person re- port, police said. Mrs. Newmire was de- scribed as 5 feet (i inches tall, white, with b, r o w n frosted hair, blue eyes and wearing a dark blue jacket and light blue slacks and blouse at the time she was last seen. Former Bank Employe Sues For Richard L. Plowman has filed a suit against City Na- tional bank of Cedar Rapids, claiming the bank falsely 'ac- cused him of misappropriating, embezzling or converting funds lo his own use while employed by the bank. The Cedar Rapids man al- leges in the petition in Linn dis- trict court that he was em- ployed as a loan officer from October, 1968, lo April 17, 1972, when he resigned voluntarily. The made suit alleges the bank 1 i b e 1 o u s statements get back to their homes. Villanucva bridges in what was left of said 15 lo 20 Ihe valley were washed away, 40 to 50 percent of the roads were closed and percent of the railroad lines ,verc damaged. South Koreans Trim 19 Prison Sentences SEOUL (AP) A military ippellale court Monday reduced M-ison terms given 19 persons xinvictcd of violating Persidcnt lice Park's decrees ban-, ng political dissent. Sentences ;ivcn five others were coiifirm- !tl. The new prison terms for Ihc fl range from five years sus- londcd lo 12 years. The five scn- pnci's I hat wcer not changed from II) lo 15 years. (Continued from Page 1.) cording to its resources an level of technology. "Next, Ihc rale of increase i consumption of energy must b reduced, and waste eliminate! "Third, a cooperative spir and conduct are essential I success in a global energy pro gram. Nothing could be mor harmful than policies dircctei against other nations. If lapse into confrontation of ex porters and consumers, or ai unseemly scramble of con sumcrs being played off oni against another, all hopes for global solution will be de stroycd. "Fourth, we must be especial ly attentive to the situation o] the poorest nations which wil! suffer drastically if the energy problem does not come undci control Brussels Pact The President welcomed Fri- day's Brussels agreement by 12 major consuming nations lo deal with such emergencies as embargos by sharing available oil, cutting consumption anc using reserves equitably. 'The United Slates welcomes Ihis demonstration of interna- tional action rather than he said, adding: "No single country can solve ,he energy problem by ilself. As President, f offer America's jarlncrship lo every oilier un- ion willing lo join in a common effort to expand Ihe spirit slow ng from Ihe Washington Energy Conference. A start has boon iiade in Brussels. The momcn- um must be continued if true nterclepcndcnce i s lo be ichicvcd." Soviet Tests MOSCOW (AP) The Soviet Jnion said Monday thai il will conduct nickel, firing tests in he northwest Pacific between Scpl. 25 and Ocl. 5, and warned -.hips and planes lo remain out if the region. against him in a letter to a regional administrator of na- tional banks and in 'a petition filed in court. The s t a 'I e m e n t s centered around 'allegedly questionable loans made just before his res- ignation to persons connecled with his new job, according to the petition. Bank officials also allegedly contacted Plowman's new em- ployer, Dietz Newland of the Ncwland Products Co. As a result of the statements, according to the suit, the FBI investigated him, his reputation was damaged, he was exposcc to contempt and he was re- quired lo terminate his new job. He seeks actual dam- ages and punitive damages. Judge Might Set Ruling on Nixon Pardon WASHINGTON (UPI) A federal judge said Monday lliat ic might be willing to rule on the legality of (he full pardon granted former President Nixon Mid the validity of the agrec- nent giving Nixon custody of lis presidential tapes. At an hour-long hearing on wo Watergate civil cases, Judge Charles Richey said the pardon and the controversial apes pact raise "substantial" questions that could have an im- )act on the upcoming cover-up .rial. "The thought occurs to the court in thinking about it over the weekend that it might be desirable to have a trial court resolve the question of the va- lidity of the agreement and the validity of the Itichcy said. Such a challenge was filed ast Friday by Watergate bur- glar James McCord but was dis- missed by Richey on technical grounds. McCord's lawyer, Bernarc Fcnsterwald, refilcd the suii Monday. It charged that Pres- ident Ford's pardon of Nixon for any and all crimes committee during his presidency was "ille gal and unconstitutional." McCord and R. Spencei Oliver, the only Democratic party official whose phone was successfully bugged at the Wa tergate, are suing for damages stemming from that incident They have subpoenaed the White House for various tapes to support their cases. But Richey postponed any fui thcr action in those cases until jury is chosen and sequestered in the cover-up trial, due lo starl Oct. 1 before Judge John Sirica. Earlier, former presidenlia aide H. R. Haldeman asked Chief Justice Burger to delay the cover-up trial unlil the suprcmi court can rule on a challenge ti the grand jury. A complaint of sex discrim- nation was filed Monday against the Central YMCA anc a member of its staff. Dorothy Ross, 4508 Ozark street NE, filed the complaint h the Cedar Rapids human rights commission. She namec he Central YMCA and Al Mc- Donald in the corr.plaint, which alleges her son was denied par- icipation in an "Indian Guide' irogram because joint father and son participation is re- quired. She and the boy's father are livorced, and the man docs not ive in Cedar Rapids. are The thieves who entered Hie Thomas P. Lasecki residence, I63B Park Towne lane NE, Sunday apparently couldn't resist the temptation lo have a drink. Police found a shotglass containing some liquor when they investigated the breakin. Lasecki reported a color television set valued at a .12 gauge shotgun valued at a wrist watch of un- disclosed value and two coats valued at taken. 2nd Nowlin Murder Trial Under Way in Mason City By Tom Fnieiiling MASON CITY Jury selec lion began Monday morning i Ihe Ccrro Gordo courlhouse in .he second murder trial o George Junior Nowlin. Nowlin is on trial for tin March 10 murder in counly of Maureen Connolly, 17 of Cedar Rapids. The trial was moved here 01 change of venue. Convicted Nowlin in August was convict z when words aren'l enough send sympnlhy with flowers FLORIST and GIFT SHOP Q 364-8139 PHONE ANSWERED 24 HOURS [VERY DAY. Success of European Plane MANCHING, Germany (AP) Representatives of West Ger nany, Britain and Italy on Sat- urday viewed a successful dcm lustration of a jet fighter dcvel- ipcd jointly by (he three na ions. The MRCA, which stands foi nulli-rolc combat aircraft creamed over the Mnnehing vorks airstrip of the Mcsscrsch- nitt-Boclkow-Blohm aerospace :ombine near Munich and made i low-level swoop pasl Ihc ob- crvcrs. Development, costs will ced billion, according lo Vest German official estimates, idustry .sources say each plane cost'more than ?8 million. The defense ministry anlici- alcs orders from Britain. 100 from Italy and .122 from West Gcrmniiv. Now is Ihc lime to advertise farm equipment in the want ad columns. Dial ed by a Slory counly jury of lh killing of Michael Servey. Ill also of Cedar Rapids. The rural Keystone man was scheduled to be sentenced for this crime lasi Friday, but sentencing was de laycd. The conviction carries a mandatory life sentence. Alwell Conner, who is expect- ed to leslify in Ihis trial, was previously convicted by a Jones counly jury for the murder of Miss Connolly. The two men have been charged wilh killing Servey and raping and murder- ing Miss Connolly. Jury Selection Jury selection is scheduled to continue throughout the day. The trial is expected to last al least one week. Presiding is Judge John Hy- land. Pair Hurt in Auto Accident Lester W. Washburn, 57, route one, Walker, and Douglas A. Thompson, 28, Chippewa Falls, iVis., were hospitalized Satur- day night for injuries suffered n a one-car crash near Center 'oint. Washburn was in fair condi- ion in the intensive care unit al Luke's hospital Monday af- enioon. Thompson was in good- londition at. Ihc hospital. Linn deputies charged Thump- on with failure lo have his chicle under control. They rc- ortcd he lost control of his orlhboimd car about a mile orth of Ccnler Point on high- ,'ay 150, crossed the center line ,nd struck a bridge. JOHN K. Convenient Downlown tocolion 308 3rd Ave. SE 365-051J Tin! Ccidiu- Itajild.s Mon., Sent. M, 1974 3 Mofher Charges Sex Bias In Cenfral YMCA Program (Continued from Page 1.) win the Democratic presidential nomination if he sought it, al hough he has become em- jroiled in a controversy with some colleagues regarding pro- losed campaign reform legisla- ,on. Hecklers He encountered hecklers on a campaign trip to Indiana last week and drew mixed political notices on a visit to California :o campaign for congressional candidates. He also got stormy reception here recently at a meeting involving school busing. Kennedy's major handicap, however, was considered the lhappaquiddick incident and he had said that if he decided to run, he would reveal the details of the accident. Asked Monday if his decision not to run meant he would not answer questions about Chappa- quiddick, Kennedy said no. Contenders Kennedy's withdrawal leave a closely bunched field of potentia' Democratic candidates. Sen. Jackson (D-Wash.) prob- ably would be considered the iront runner because he already las started pre-campaign plan- ning. He also was a serious con- lender for the nomination in 1972. Other Democrats in the sen- ate who are considered as poten- tial candidates are Walter Mon dale (Minn.) and Lloyd Bent sen Like Jackson, both of them have begun lo test the political climate for themselve. with so-called "exploratory1 committees. Gov. George Wallace of Ala- bama, although crippled from the gunshot wound suffered dur- ing the 1972 campaign also is a strong possibility to seek the Democratic nomination. In the darkhorsc category are such Democratic governors as Dale Bumpers of Arkansas, Daniel Walker of Illinois and Senators Muskie (Maine) and Humphrey The two senators were in the 1972 field and 'have indicated that they had no plans to try again. The same is true for the 1972 nominee, Sen. McGovcrn of South Dakota, who is tied down this year in a tough battle 'or re-election, i i She said McDonald told her she could not substitute for the 'ather and attend an organiza- ional meeting. "Three times he lold me they have a mother-daughter pro- ;ram, and, three times I told lim that I don't have a daugh- she said. She said McDonald suggested i neighbor or relative could substitute, if, after an interview, McDonald felt the man would attend all meetings. Mrs. Ross said she does not iclieve such assurance is re- quired of fathers in ordinary ses. She also said she was told she could not substitute on a tem- porary basis, until her adult son could act as a permanent subsli- ule in November. McDonald, who was unaware if (he complaint until informed iy reporters at about the same ime the complaint was being iled, declined to comment. "Loves President Says WASHINGTON (AP) Presi- dent Ford publicly announced lis affection for the press as he ook part in the inauguration of he Washington Press Club resident. Lingering at the party for 'resident Ron Sarro of Hie Vashington Star-News amid a crush of some 500 guests, Ford said of the news media staffers: :I love them. I even love hem afler Monday a to his news conference it which (he questioning was jrcdominanlly on his pardon of ormcr President Nixon. "I enjoy their company. I ove the Ford ;aid. As for the news conference iparring, he said, "I really look orward to it. I hope I give as nuch as I take. I don't feel any mimosity to anyone for asking i question." he replaced H. R. Hal- eman as President Nixon's top taff aide. "I do not believe Hint army areerisls who resign from the lililary to lake part in civilian olitical assignments should ion be rewarded' by appoinl- icnt to positions of high com- land in the Byrd aid. (Conllnued from Page 1.) )ercent of Hie corn was safe 'rom frost in his'counly. Hall, like the other extension ifficials contacted by The Ga- iette Monday, indicated that the soybean crop was hurt by the 'rost more than corn. "Forty percent of the soy- leans will be hurt by the Jail said. "Soybeans were hit >y dry weather earlier and then itarted growing after the rains came. This means many fields are behind in maturity or are at .wo stages of maturity." Hall, however, said crops in his county had advanced rapidly within the past week. Big Change "The frost would have been disastrous if it had come a week Hall explained. I could see a significant change in maturity iti both the corn and soybean fields within :he past week. It has been fan- tastic." Scattered frost was reported in Johnson county over the weekend, with most of the re- ports of killing frost coming from the northern part of the county. "I doubt if very many acres were hurt by it Dale Shires of Iowa City, Johnson county extension director, told The Gazette. Another extension director, Richard Freeman of Fairfax, said soybeans appeared to have. been killed by the frost in Linn county but only part of the corn was killed. No Estimate "Very 'few farmers had their crops in early enough not to be affected by the Freeman said. Freeman declined to make an estimate of the loss, but lie in- dicated the main loss would be n terms of yield reduction. "If the corn and soybeans vere filled at all, the plants will ;o on to make some rreeman explained. "I think nost soybeans were at least jartially filled." Freeman said farmers may lave to wait to make silage out if the frost-damaged corn, be- :ause of the high moisture con- ent in the late-planted crop. Leaves Frosted "Even though the leaves were Freeman said, "the ilant may be too wet to make ilage. "Farmers should wait a week until the plant gets down to the 5 percent moisture range be- ore they start making silage." Farmers can make soybeans nto silage, but Freeman said he oubts if very many farmers vill do this to save the frost- lamaged crop. Horses Rounded Up After Chase Five errant horses led several olice cars and Hie police heli- opler on a chase through the orthwcst side for more than an our Monday morning. The horses were first reported oose at a.m. in the vicinity f F avenue and Eighteenth treet NW. The chase ended at .m. when the last of the horses vas driven into a fenced' in rca, police said. Ownership ad not been determined Mon- ay iiflcrnoon., I Only one service... our best to all. Cost is entirely a matter of personal choice. John R Turner Son Turner's East, 800 Second Avo. SE Turner's Wesl, 1221 First Ave. West
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