Cedar Rapids Gazette, October 29, 1974, Page 4

Cedar Rapids Gazette

October 29, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - October 29, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 4 The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Tues., Pct. 29, 1974 Recreation Suspended at Penitentiary After Incidents Capitol Painters UPI TetMjboto Working atop a scaffolding, Dick labertew, Indianola, left, and Jerry Miller, Des Moines, are painstaking in their efforts to repaint the coved ceilings of the Iowa capitol. Miller says he is nearing the halfway point in the six-month job, which includes repainting the detailed original designs down to the last tiny feature. Board Approves Equipment Funding MANCHESTER—The West Delaware school board has approved taking $56,000 from insurance proceeds to equip the portable schools for Ryan and to make the first payment on a three-year lease for the buildings. It was also announced that the hot lunch program will be moved into Ryan Nov. ll—the date the portables will be ready for use. The Ryan school was lost in an August tornado Woodcarvers CORALVILLE - Tho Iowa Woodcarvers Assn. will host a woodcarvers show next Saturday and Sunday in the Coralville recreation building. All woodcarvers are welcome and the event is open to the public at no charge. Named President OELWEIN—Steven Henderson has been appuinted president and trust officer of the First National Bank here He joined the bank staff in November, 1973 as executive vice president Criminal Charges Threatened Against Maquoketa Policeman MAQUOKETA <AP)-Maquoketa Police Chief Buddy Olson says he probably will file criminal charges against a suspended police officer for misuse of his position. Suspended officer Richard Stewart allegedly sought arrest and conviction information on the man who opposes his father in an Iowa house of representatives race. However, Olson said Monday he would have to confer with the county attorney before definitely deciding his action Stew art's check on the arrest record of Tom Gilloon, who opposes William Stewart for the political post, was Olson’s reason for a letter issued Oct. 21. the chief said Supported Olson In that letter. Olson stated that regardless of the outcome of Stewart's appeal of dismissal for disobeying an order to shave his beard, he would be dismissed. Since the letter was written, the Maquoketa civil service commission has supported Olson rn the firing of Stewart. Olson said the charges he is contemplating against Stewart include three inducible misdemeanors. Prosecution Rests In Fitz Trial FOHT DOIKiE (IPU -The prosecution completed its case Monday in the murder trial of Russell Fit/, 27, Wat* erloo, accused of slaying a 2-year-old girl last summer. Black Hawk County Attorney David Dutton dosed out his case in Webster county district court by calling seven more witnesses, bringing the total of witnesses called by the prosecution to 27. The defense was expected to begin its case Tuesday. A Waterloo psychologist, Gerald Stragg, testified that a person with psychological patterns displayed by Fit/ in tests conducted could commit a murder of the type that occurred. Stagg added that Fit/ could be described as a person on the brink of mental retardation. Fit/ is on trial for the June H slaying of Shelley Day in W aterloo. The laws he cited in his Oct. 21 letter to the ousted Stewart are for misuse of his badge or position and falsely assuming to be a police officer. Beer Charge John Dooley, director of security for the University of Iowa, told Olson Stewart obtained information about Gilloon's arrest for possession of beer as a minor in 1970; Gilloon also was among 224 students arrested on the C of I campus in 1970 as protestors against American troops in < anthodia. Gilloon was fined $50 on the beer charge and was acquitted in the demonstration incident William Stewart has said that he “took no active part in investigating" a rumor about Gilloon’s background and that he ‘ was convinced it (the rumor) was unrelated to the political campaign and I still am after seeing the facts relating to" it. Neither Stewart commented on Olson’s statement FORT MADISON (UPI) -Officials of the Iowa penitentiary here have suspended the recreation and inmate work services for prison inmates until a thorough shakedown of the inmates can be held Warden Lou Brewer said the suspension came in the wake of the two serious stabbings at the prison which has left one inmate dead and one critically injured in the last eight days Uncover Weapons Lee Hawkins, HI, Waterloo, remained in critical condition early Tuesday in Sacred Heart hospital here after he was stabbed following breakfast Iowa Cited As Lowest in Tuberculosis DES MOINES (UPI) -Iowa has the lowest number of tuberculosis cases reported annually of any state in the nation, Iowa State Health Commissioner Norman Pawlewski reported Tuesday. Paw lew ski credited Iowans with proper precautionary measures during the 1930s through the 1950s for helping to reduce the number of TH cases in the state, saying that the disease is usually confined to highly congested urban centers like New York and Chicago. His report came after the Iowa executive council approved a continuation of a $1,-200 annual lease with St Francis Hospital in Waterloo, which has provided the state health department with space to conduct an out-patient clinic and TH Chest Xray program. Paw lew ski said the clinic is “very important" in the Waterloo area because the incidence of the disease in the state, “shile being extremely low." is th highest in the state's northeast section Council members questioned Paw lew ski about a similar agreement being made with a hospital in western Iowa, but the commissioner said funds may not be available for such a project. ON THIS DATE in 1956. Israel launched an attack against Egypt's Sinai Pemnusla Politico! PoHtlff]/ Advertising It Pats ti Advertise ToPcoi Xdve'tOino Vote For Eugene J. KOPECKY Democrat County Attorney Tuesday, November 5 Paid for by the committee to elect Kopecky Linn County Attorney — Pinkie Primrose and Tom Shoo, co-chrm. Cedar Rapids Jaycees 59 Collins Rd. N.E. FRI! PARKING IN LINDALE PLAZA NORTH PARKING LOT OCTOBER 24th thru OCTOBER 31st 6:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Nightly ADMISSION: Monday, another prison incident. The shakedown was expected to uncover any weapons or contraband in the prisoners’ cells, work or recreation areas and was for their own safety. Brewer said. He said until that shakedown has been held, prisoners will be held in their own cells except for meals, medical services, visits and mail. He requested cooperation from the inmates during the search. “We feel it is necessary to the general welfare that a complete search for weapons and other contraband take place," Brewer said Suspects Held Brewer also reported suspects were being held in both stabbings although no charges had yet been filed by the Lee county attorney's office Directing the investigation, according to state Bureau of Criminal Investigation Director (BUI) Craig Beek, is Special Agent Mike Dooley. Beek said Dooley was assigned six months ago to permanent duty at the prison and the state men s reformatory in Anamosa following un agreement between the state department of social services and the BCL “What we've done is that social services transferred money to the BUI for this purpose," Beek said. “This is working real well as the man is very familiar with the institution and it is paying off." Evansdale Council Rejects Contracted-Police Proposal EVANSDALE (UPI) — A proposal to contract for police services with neighboring Waterloo was rejected by the Evansdale city council Monday night. The vote of the council was 3-3. and Evansdale Mayor Joe Homolka couldn’t cast the tie-breakmg vote because Iowa law prohibits mayors from voting on resolutions involving spending of municipal money. The resolution would have given the Evansdale city government the go-ahead to purchase services from the Waterloo police department from Nov.I to Dec. 31 at a cost of SH.BHI Evansdale, a Waterloo suburb of 5,036 residents, has been left without its own police force since last week when the department’s six officers quit following Police Chief Floyd Warneka’s refusal to resign Since then, Warneka and reserve officers from his department and Black Hawk county sheriff's officers have provided police protection for the town The policemen who quit listed several allegations against Warneka including “negligence, failure to perform his duties and misconduct ” The charges have been referred to the Black Hawk county attorney's office for investigation About 150 citizens attended the council meeting, with a majority opposing the resolution Some said it would In* the first step toward a complete “take-over" of Evansdale by Waterloo. “You have to be motivated for this treatment to work,” Pawlewski said. “It just wouldn’t work for the skid row alcoholic. We still would use present methods of treatment." Pawlewski said a similar “alnwa City, hut approval by the version” commission would be the first time Iowa actually would conduct a statewide program to treat alcoholics with the new therapy. Luther Given Funds For Pipe Organ DECORAH—Luther college has received a $17^,000 gift from a 1941 Luther graduate in memory of her late husband. Jean Preus Rost, Lancaster, Pa., made the donation for a cathedral pipe organ to be placed in the proposed Center for Faith and Life. The gift was the largest in the history of Luther from a living alumnus. Lincoln Board Sets Bond Election Date MECHANICSVILLE—The Lincoln community achoo Im ta rd has set Dec. IO as tin date for a special election on « proposed mill levy. If approved, the approxi mate $26,000 in yearly revenue raised from the 2.5 mill levy would he used for repair and remodeling of buildings. Superintendent Dale Proctor and sch(M»l board members will be available to talk to any groups or individuals about this proposition. The Best Carpet Buys Are At Carpetland U.S.A. ADULTS-$1 .OO CHILDREN-S.SO (IO A under) A daily selection that brings you back to Bishops. Tossed salad? Sure. We have tossed salad, but that s not the half of it We also have gelatin salads, fruit salads cabbage salads, up to sixteen different salads to choose from every day And salads are just a few of the foods that bring you back to Bishops. Stop in soon. YOU ll FINO WF RE JUST A LITTLE °Fl %(%ibhcpA BUFFIT • Lindale Plu/a CAFF FERIA • Downtown Alcoholism Treatment New Program Is Considered By Randy Minkoff DES MOINES (CPI) -State Health Commissioner Norman Pawlewski said Monday he will recommend to Gov. Robert D Ray and state officials that they adopt a new type of alcoholism treatment program for Iowa. Pawlewski, who traveled to Seattle, Wash., earlier this month with two members of the Iowa commission on alcoholism, said he was impressed with an aversion therapy treatment used at the Sohick-Shadl hospital. The health commissioner said he would formally write Ray and the alcoholism commission members request ing that funds tie used to send a physician and two nurses to the Washington hospital to view the treatment. Pawlewski said if approved, Iowa would be the first state in the nation to formally recommend the aversion therapy treatment of alcoholics. Become Repulsed The aversion therapy treatment forces patients to become physically “repulsed" at the sight of alcohol through psychiatric counseling and the use of a drug, normally sodium penathol. At present, normal counseling and method-. recommended by Alcohol ics Anonymous are used in (hi* state “I was impressed with what I saw in Seattle," Pawlewski said. “It’s not the treatment of the future by any means, but for some people, it works extremely well." The aversion treatment also enables alcoholics to maintain a “deep sleep" in contrast with present methods which allow alcoholics to maintain “only a surface sleep" according to Pawlewski « Funds Available If the Iowa agency approves the treatment, Pawlewski said funds are available to provide the trip to the Washington clime and set up a section of a hospital for treatment of the alcoholics. “What we are talking about possibly is that we have, say, a ten-bed section of a hospital for persons who could qualify for Ihe treatment,” Pawlewski said “It s not one of these things that we can do overnight or something that would require that we take over a complete hospital.” Need Motivation Pawlewski, who said about $50.1)0(1 in state funds would be needed to implement the project, warned that not all alcoholics could be treated by the aversion therapy. ;

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