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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - November 10, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa I --Daily Record- C. R. Weather llljjh Saturday........... 10 p.m. Saturday......... Halnfall'............... Trace Total for November...... Normal for November 2.DI> Normal through Nov.....31.75 Total for 1D74............41.311 Barometer, Humidity at 10 p.m......H3% Wind direction and velocity at Gazette weather station at 10 p.m., SK at 8 m.p.h. Sun rises Monday, sun sets, Year Ago Today High, low, 20; rainfall, none. Luke's Nov. 7 Mr and Mrs. Terry Waller, 1528 Washington avenuo SE, a daughter. Nov. 8 To Ihe families of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Franck, Newhall, a son, and Mr. and Mrs. Dean C. Nielsen, 46 Summer circle NE, a daughter. Nov. 9 To the families of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew V. Ballou, Mon- ticello, a daughter; Mr. and Mrs. Douglass Walker, 1320 M street SW, a son; Mr.1 and Mrs. I Richard Hartwlg, 400 Valley View drive, Marion, twin sons. Nov. 8 To the families of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Pealer, 2226 Forty-ninth street NE, a son, and Mr. and Mrs. Steven Ball, 2143 C street SW, a son. Out of Town Births At Iowa City Mr. and Mrs. Michael Kammerer, a daughter Nov. 7. Kommerer is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Kammerer, 2522 Amber drive NE, and Mrs. Kammerer is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Skortvedt, Radcliffe. Iowa Deaths Tlpton John 5. Bender, 72. Services Monday at at Sheels and Son funeral home, Tipton. Burial: St. Mary's cemetery, Tipton. Visitation after 9 ojn. Monday. Kcola George (Bing) W. Mayer, 76. Services Tuesday ot the Powell funeral home, Keota. Visita- tion after 3 p.m. Sunday. Sheldon Geiger, Ida Campbell. Sunday at p.m. at the Andringo funeral home, Sheldon. Turner chapel east, Cedar Rapids, was in charge of local arrangements. Gibson- (Continued from Page 1.) he slid had the President's confidence and support. Gibson's contract with In- terstate Oil Transport Co. of Philadelphia was considered highly unusual even for the lavish standards of the oil business. He hart worked for Interstate only 16 months be- fore leaving last May. His severance will total Interstate became a subsidi- ary of Cities Service the month Gibson left. Sources close to Gibson's family said he doesn't wanl lo go along with the While House plan to save face at his ex- pense. He believes his own reputation is at stake and must be cleared, not only for the FEA post but for any olher job wilh government or private industry. Kucera Charged With Possession Gerald Kucera, 2li, of 260 Boice road NW, was charged Saturday with possession of a controlled substance afler pol- ice slopped his car for an al- leged Iraffic violation. Kucera was arrested at p.m. Saturday after police al- legedly saw him drive through a red light at the intersection of First avenue E and Thir- teenth street. The officer who stopped Kucera allegedly observed a quantity of drugs in his shirt pocket. Further checking of Ihe ear revealed a quantily of pills and Iwo bags conlaining a substance believed lo be marijuana. Kucera was being held in the county jail on bond on the drug charge and bond on the traffic charge. Fires a.m. Saturday. Alr-e-vac ot airport. 2i56 p.m. Saturday. Illegal burn- ing al I 125 Pawnee drive NW. p.m. Saturday. Undotor- inlnod lo loavei at roar of Toff junior liioli school. p.m. Saturday. Undeter- mined to loaves at 3700 E avenuo NE. p.m. Saturday. Illegal burn- Ing al 21 25 Wilson o.unuo SW. Coal- (Continued from Page I.) hours' work for 40 hours' pay' and chanted, "Workers end the greed; coal miners take the lead." Union Approval Miller has said that any strike would last at least two weeks provided a settlement was reached this weekend that would meet with the approval of his union members in 25 states. Many coal mines were re- ported operating in. the Ap- palachian states on Saturday, a day when they are often closed. A spokesman for the UMW District 31 in Fairmont, VV. about 80-percent of the mines in that area were working on overtime. He said he doubted if they would open Sunday or Monday, when it will be more expensive. 1 CENTURY BURIAL Pochobradsky VKRNON S.K. flowers 1909 downtown location Third Avenue Si. The Cedar Haplds Sun., Nov. Ill, Happy Birthday C.R. Man Hurt In Cycle Crash Francis .1. Meyer, 19, of Worthington drive SW. was in serious condition at University hospitals, Iowa City, with head injuries suffered Saturday when lie lust control of his motorcycle. Meyer was injured at p.m. Saturday on Worthington drive SW near its intersection with Ely road. Police, said Meyer was traveling west when he lost control of the motorcycle on a gradual curve to the right. No charges were filed. Meyer was taken Id Mercy hospital and then transferred' let University hospitals, (Continued from Page 1.) April 7, 1957. he was a senior at Jefferson high school, a member of the high school gymnastics team and a member of St. Patrick's Cath- olic church. Surviving besides his par- ents arc three brothers Tim- othy U., at home, Thomas Fairfield, and Jeffery M., East Amana; his paternal L'ramlmother Frances Fontana and his maternal grandmother Jen Rooks, both of Cedar Rapids. Services will be Monday at at St. Patrick's Catholic church by the Rev. Martin Laughlin. Wake service will he at p.m. Sunday at Turner chapel west by Father Uiughlin. Burial: Cedar Mem- orial cemetery. Friends may call at Turner chapel west until 9 p.m. Sunday. Susan R. Gingerich Services Monday HAZELTON Services for Susan II. Gingerich, 15, who died will be at 9 a.m. Monday at the family home in She died at University hospitals, Iowa City, after she fell while picking corn near Hnzcltnn from a horse-drawn wagon when Ihe horses bolted. She is survived by her par- ents Mr. and Mrs. Rudy Gingericli; five brothers Danny and Eddy, John. Rudy, jr., and Erwin, at home; two sisters Mrs. Raymond Miller, Iluzclton, and Alma, at home, and a grandmother Peter- sheim, Clark, Mo. Burial will be in Ihe North Amish cemetery near Ha- nelton. Jim Smyth observed his 1 00th birthday Saturday afternoon during a party at the Americana Nursing center, 1 940 First avenue NE, where he lives. He is shown here greeting B.E. Lane of 3050 Fourteenth avenue, Marion. With him are his children, from left, Mrs. Edward Vornholt, 2916 Chapel drive SW; Delbert Smyth, Ely, and Harvey Smyth, 1831 Twentieth street NW. Mr. Smyth was born Nov. 9, 1 874, in Big Grove township, Johnson county, one of 1 2 children. He attended Slubry school and Shueyville high school. He was married to Lida Kelsey in Cedar Rapids and they lived on the family farm outside Ely for 60 years until her death. He still owns the farm and he actively farmed until undergoing surgery when he was 98. He has long been an avid horse trader and rider and he specialized in breaking horses for riding. (Continued from Page 1.) communicating with the extor- tionist on Citizens band radio. They used a code directed by the extortionist who signed his communications Hawker" in the last three of six letters. "The code was similar to morse code but was his Malison said. "We never heard his voice." He said FBI agents used voice transmis- sion. Matlson said directional finders led agents to a car on the southeast edge of Portland in which a couple was riding. A man was holding a portable radio out the driver's window. When the man and his wom- an passenger observed the car following them, the driver appeared to throw it nut. Agents halted the car and found a band radio and a duck call. Malison said the duck call signal "sounded like Ihe transmissions had been receiving." FBI agents believe llecsch is a military veteran but know nothing of his service record. Recently he worked as a trucker. Letters from ".1. Hawker" also included Ihe initials RVOVN, which were inter- preted as "reorganized Veter- ans of Vietnam." City Briefs (More Briefs on Page 1 2A.) Tapes Taken Kim De- Wilt, 2112 North Towne Place NE, Saturday reported 211 music lapes and two speakers taken from his car while parked al his residence. Consumer Credit Assn. U.S. bankruptcy Referee William Thinncs will speak Tuesday following a p.m. meeting al tin1 Monlrosc hnlel. liurcsh Rental Kent boiler brand named equipment. Adv. Sertoma Club Tom Kek- er, of athletics for Cedar Rapids public schools, will speak Tuesday noon al the Elks. Best Rental Rents The Best. Evening Optimists Ron Michaelsen, farm editor for WMT. will speak Tuesday al liillll p.m. al the Lnngbrancb. Parents Wilhout Partners. 362-3706, 364-4373.-Adv. Daybreak will be no meeting Monday. Waul to sell something? Price il right, describe it right and run it in a classified ad! -Camp Good Health- Previously reported.......................................... E. Colin and Sons, Inc............................................ Hill.OH KC.XCO Equipment. Inc........................................... 100.011 In memory of Libbic Huhacck on her birthday, Nov. 11, from her niece, Margaret Mackin............................................... 10.01) In memory of Bertha Pennlngroth from Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Liabo, Mark and Randy, Klossmoor, III.........................i 111.00 In memory Werner from Mr. and Mrs. Herbert. Eckerl..................................... 10.011 In memory of Harry A. Williams from Golden Rule Lodge -186......................................... 2.50 In memory of C'elcstlne Williams from Vern and Nclle Beasmorc, Lisbon..........................2.00 Total........................................................ Sll.-152.30 1971 Budget............................................................ S21.500JO Yet lo be raised............................................... C.R. Is Slain In Shootout ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (DPI) One of two persons killed Friday by a gunman in a slate employment office here is a former Cedar Rapids resident. The former Imvan was identified us Mrs. Betty Le- Porte. a Des Moines native, who moved to Cedar Rapids in KlfiX. She moved to Albiuiuer- aboil! five years ago, authorities said. Her former husband, James LePorle, reportedly lives in Des Moines. Mrs. LePorte was Ihe mother nf two sons and two daughters who were living with her in Albuquerque. Authorities said the gunman later killed himself in his booby-trapped aparlmenl here. The gunman whose unem- ployment claim was rejected walked inln Ihe appeals divi- sion of the downtown office and fired at three employes. Killed in addition to Mrs.LePorte was Mary Velar- io, 2S, while George Jaramillo. 51. was criticiully wounded. A policemen who went to the home of Ihe unidentified gunman was wounded when he opened the door and a se- ries of explosives detonated, officers said. The explosives started a fire in Ihe aparlmenl and the gun- man died, police reported. Uruguay Government Shuts Medical School MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) Authorities shut down Uruguay's Medical college in- definitely Saturday after 52 professors refused lo sign a declaration Ihal Ihey never be- longed to a leftist group. Marion Resident Fatally Stricken While Hunting Gerald W. Hopkins, 4K. 135 Sixth avenue, Marion, died Saturday of a heart attack while pheasant hunting near Center Point. A lifelong resident of Mar- ion, he was born June 15, al Cedar Rapids. He was married im June '24, to the former Virginia Culbert. lie served in the navy during World war II and the air force (luring I lie Korean war and had worked at Collins Ita.dln Co. for 15 years. He was a member of First United Methodist church, Marion. Surviving in addition to his wife are two sons, Gerald W.. Barry C., both of Marion; a daughter, Terri Ann Redford, Marion, his mother Mrs, Vava Hopkins, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.; two brothers Lloyd. Fresno. Calif, and Wilford, Pomona, Calif., and a sister Dorothy Pillman, Des Moines. Services will be Tuesday at p.m. :il the First United Methodist church, Marion, by Ihe Rev. Glen Lamb. Burial will be in Cedar Memorial cemetery. Friends may call al Ihe Murdoch chapel. Marion, alter 1 p.m. Monday. Youth in Fair Shape After Farm Accident Ricky llollrah, 8, rural At- kins, was in fair condition at SI. Luke's hospital Saturday following surgery afler he was injured Friday night in a farm mishap. The boy was riding on a Iraclor on the Walt Krug farm near Atkins when he was in- jured, lie reportedly fell off and a grain wagon passed over Ihe lower part of his body. William J. Kubik William J. Kubik, 08. of 2857 Fourteenth avenue SE, died Friday afler a brief illness. lie was born Nov. 23, 1905, in Cedar Rapids and liven here all his life. He was employed 48 years at Mer- chants National Bank before retiring. He was a member of Westminister Presbyterian church and the Retired MNB Employes Club. He was married to the former Vlasta Kvetensky on Feb. 12. 1927. in Cedar Rap- ids. Surviving in addition to his wife are a daughter, Mary Noonan, Columbus, a son, Robert, Calgary, Canada; two brothers, Wes and Joseph, both of Cedar Rapids; two sis- ters, Mrs. Joseph Simon, Shueyville and Mrs. William Kvetensky, Cedar Rapids, and two grandchildren. Memorial services will be Monday at p.m. at Ja- neba-Kuba funeral home west by the Rev. John P. Woods. Burial: Oak Hill cemetery. Friends may call at the fu- neral home after 1 p.m. Sun- day. Friends may contribute to the Westminister Memorial fund. Arthur D.Biddinger Arthur D. Biridinger, 73, a former resident of Cedar Rapids, died Friday in Peoria. 111. Born Nov. 21. 1900. in Cedar Rapids, he lived here most of his life until moving to Peoria about five years ago. He was married in 1930 to the former Elizabeth Wardle in Cedar Rapids. He was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist church and the Crescent lodge AF AM. Surviving are two sons James, Washington, 111., and Robert, San Francisco; one brother. Paul Sells, Oregon, and five grandchildren. Memorial services will be at p.m. Tuesday by Dr. Ar- nold llerbst al Turner chapel easl. Burial will be in Oak Hill cemetery. Friends may call at Turner easl afler 11 a.m. Mori- day. Memorial Services Swarosh, Robert L. Mass at 10 Monday at Immaculate Conception church by tho Rev. Richard Hess. Buri- nl. St. Jchn': cemetery. Rosary; Sun- day at 4 p.m. ot Kuba funeral home east. Friends may call. llton, 'Eldo William Services Monday noon al Turner chapel west by the Rev. Richard I. Thompson. Burial: C7.ech National cemetery. Friends may call al Turner west until 1 a.m. Monday..The casket will not be opened after the service. Mr. llten is survived by his wife the former Polly Benda in- stead of Katrrna Christopherson as previously listed. Post Office Open Nov. 1 1 The post office will be open Monday with all postal serv- ices available, although city and county offices will he closed for Veterans day. Federal offices, including Ihe post office, observed Oct. 2S as Veterans day while Ihe state of Iowa observes Veter- ans day on the traditional Nov. 11. Garbage collection in Cedar Rapids will be one day behind this week due to observance of Ihe holiday on Monday. the Itirds Always A Gift! Planters with Green Foliage PERSON'S 1800 Ellis Blvd. NW IOWERPHONIE 366-1 NOVAK MONUMENT 00. KINK MKMOKMI.S SINCK IS92 203 14th Ave. SE Phone 364-4439 Markers, Monuments and Private Mausoleums Only one service... our best to all. Cost is entirely a matter of personal choice. John Son Tumor's East. 800 Second Ave. SC Turner's West, 1221 First Ave. West 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 Of Your Choice Every Sunday it's Later Than You Think! STEWART FUNERAL HOME I901M971 formerly: Mouiihun-Slrwurt 184-t First Avc. IN.K. .'562-2117 Ellen E. Dougher Mrs. Ellen E. Doubter, 95, a resident of llallmar since died Saturday at llallmar. She was born June 24, 1H79, at Winthrnp, and was married to Dr. Edward Douyher of Midland, Mich. He died in She continued to live in Midland until moving to llallmar. Mrs. Dougher is survived by one sister and two broth- ers, Msgr. William B. Collins of Ml. Mercy college of Cedar Rapids and James and Mar- garet Collins of Waterloo. Services: Monday at a.m. at St. Patrick's church in Winlhrop. Friends may call at Fawcelt's in Winthrop after 2 p.m. today. Rosary at 8 p.m. William F. Tvrdik William F. Tvrdik, 54, a for- mer Cedar Rapids resident died Friday in Chadron, Neb. alter a sudden illness. Born in Belle Plaine, he graduated from McKinley high school and served in the navy during World war II. He was a meat inspector for the federal government at the time of his death and had worked as a meat inspector at Wilson and Co. before leaving Cedar Rapids in 1948. He was married in 1947 in Cedar Rapids to the former Lola Nebel of Dubuque. Surviving in addition to his wife are two sons Timothy, Cuba City, Wis., Jamie, at home; four daughters Susan Knapp, Marion, Sister Jean Ann, Charles City, Jo Le, Aurora, 111., and Mary Alice, at home; his parents Mr. and Mrs. Joseph F., Cedar Rapids; a brother R.D., Cedar Rapids; a sister Dorothy Dannacher, Davenport, and three grand- children. A wake will be at p.m. Monday at the Reiff funeral home. Farley. Burial will be in Epworth. Clyde R. Bausch Clyde R. Bausch, 09, of BII5 II avenue NW, died Saturday after a sudden illness. liiirn in Cumberland, Wls. on Feb. Hi, 1905, he has lived in Cedar Rapids since 1930. He and the former Christina Kallenberger were married Sept. 22, 1934 in Nashua. He worked for 28 years at Univer- sal Engineering Corp., retir- ing in He was a member of St. James United Methodist church and was a former Sun- day school teacher. He was a member of the International Assn. of Machinists and Aero Space Workers, Harmony Lodge, and the Elks and Moose lodges. Surviving in addition to his wife are a son Leon, Amana; two daughters Janet Ogden, Mnscatino and Delores Gnhl, Waterloo; three brothers Maurice, Cedar Rapids, and Clarence and Stephen, both of Columbus Junction; four sis- lers Mrs. R.G. Alcorn, Clin- ton, Mrs. Dean Wyatt, Marion, and Mrs. V.O. Clark and Mrs. Grace Hanson, both of Cedar Rapids; 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services arc pending at Turner chapel west where friends may call after 4 p.m. Sunday. TEAHEN FUNERAL HOME Since Marian F. Teahen OWNKR Eldrn B. liohii MORTICIAN BOO Flrsl Avc. NW within our grounds makes our service to you complete. A capable staff, experienced in help- ing share the burden of your loss, will be devoted to helping you completely. ledar nkmo rial FUNERAL HOME Omrlcry. Flower Sin 4200 1st Avc. NE MMfOOO