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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - November 14, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa The Cedar Kaplds .Gazette: Tlmrs., Nov. 14, 1974 Air Industry Jamesen Asks DOT Assistance AMES Cedar Rapids trust this distinguished manager Roy Jamesen, would obviate this short- senting the Iowa Airport and consider reor- tives Assn., told Iowa with greater empha- ment of Transportation on air at the assistant direc- sioners Wednesday the air Jamesen said. dustry has been "orphaned'1 airport executive arguec the state and asked for facilities in neighboring creased cooperation through are much superior to new in Iowa because of state Jamesen noted that being distributed for con- (here are separate divisions and maintenance. the DOT for highways in Iowa, however. railroads, air traffic is merely received "an average o. part of the public 'slightly more than one-half of each transportation Vets Exemption Loss to Hurt when Car Strikes Pole Taxpayers J. Siefken, 46. of 2600 Wilson avenue SW, suffered a Some taxpayers who laceration Wednesday been receiving properly tax the car she was driving emptions because of their a light pole in the 4000 block tary service won't be Sixth street SW. 'or the exemptions after Jan. Siefken was treated at The exemption is hospital and released. at the present millage charged Mrs. Siefken means about in actual failure to maintain control James B. Sharpe, chief her vehicle. The accident y assessor for Cedar at 8 a.m. during a said it isn't possible yet to that caused three other exactly how many men Will involving injuries to heir exemptions. He The report of the ac- he number in Cedar Rapids was not filed until later around 150 to the day, police said. Tlie 'change was made by late legislature as part of City Physician engthy bill regarding tax valua-ion and assessments. The to State Agency ies eligibility for the DES MOINES (UPI) Robert o the .same criteria used to Ray Thursday announced the ermine eligibility for the of an Iowa City 'ietnam to the board of physi- It eliminates men who were therapy examiners for the dollar" from fiscal C. R. Case Prompts Ruling On Emergency Vehicles DES M01NES (AP) Police'cycles which collided with n ear cars, ambulances and oilier on April 23. 190. emergency vehicles have no vehicles have year 1972 legal right to drive the wrong through 1975, Jameson jn traffjc Cnroulc to an emergency, the Iowa su- out. He added that the availablit} of federal funds for airports im provemcnt is as great as it ha ever been, but that state mone; is needed to supply matchfoi funds. Jamcsen also called on tin DOT to assist small communj ties in obtaining air service "even if it lias 1o be sub sidized." And he expressed the view that roads to airports musl be improved. the military for training pur- state, poses only, which means many Dr. Reginald Cooper, who national guardsmen and army serves on the orthopaedic' sur- reservists. gery staff of the University of Sharpe said letters have been Iowa Children's hospital, will sent to taxpayers Who appear to serve for a term ending June 30, bo affected by the change in the law. The early notification, he said, will give them time to ask any questions Ihey have about the procedure or to find dupli- cate discharge papers, if they are entitled to them, to prc-ve el- igibility for the exemplio- 1D75. Luncheon Talk It Pays To Advertise WASHINGTON (AP) Secre- ary of State Kissinger and So- viet Ambassador Dobrynin spent wo hours at luncheon Wednes- day discussing President Ford's rip to Vladivostok and arms limitation talks. (Continued from Page 1.) lie officials were open to serious question. He earlier said he did not want to foreclose the possibility :hat his money could be of help to any staff member or friend in government who faced dire medical expenses' or other pressing humanitarian needs. Byrd Support Despite the questions, Byrd said at the close of Wednesday's learings that Rockefeller likely vill be confirmed by congress, barring any new and more dam- aging disclosures. Byrd. a key member of the ;enate rules committee and one if Rockefeller's toughest ques- ioners, said he will vote for the lomination as of now. But he aid he would do so with some eservations. In another development, it was disclosed that a study by the congressional joint com- mittee on internal revenue taxation places Rockefeller's estimated net worth at about million, million more than the value lie placed on his personal holdings seven weeks ago. Rockefeller said the higher figure was based on arbitrary judgments by committee ex- perts about the present worth of his real estate holdings and large art collection, and said he questioned the estimate's accu- racy. preme court has held. In a 6-3 decision, the high court Wednesday said emer- gency vehicles have to observe the same traffic laws as other vehicles, except that they can exceed the speed limit and, will caution, run red lights. The ruling upheld a Linn dis [rict court jury's finding tha the city of Cedar Rapids was not entitled to damages to one of its two-wheel police motor- Appliance Thefts Reported to Police Nine new household appli- ances valued at were re- >orted taken Wednesday from a varehouse at 720 Fifth street SE n a breakin. Police said four refrigerators, ivo ranges, a dryer, a washer and an oven were taken from :he building. The appliances, stored by Archie's Transfer and Storage, were still crated at the ime of the theft, police said. (Continued from Page 1.) f the third world group includ- ng China and Cuba. He termed lie PLO a band of murderers nd said Arafat's speech called or the end of Israel as a state. "Israel will not permit the cs- ablishment of PLO authority in ny part of Palestine, Tckoah aid. "The PLO will not be orced on the Palestinian Arabs. It will not be tolerated by the Jews of Israel." Crossed Line The motorcycle, driven by Patrolman James Gillen, was enroutc to the scene of an ac- cident al a shopping center. Gillen crossed the center line into the left lane on First ave- nue to avoid rubber cones which city employes had set up in his own lane in order to repaint lines marking traffic lanes. The motorcycle collided will a car driven by John Nelsoi: Moses, which was making a lefl turn. The jury denied the city any damages after District Judge Louis Schultz ruled that Gillen was negligent in driving on the wrong side of the street. In its appeal, the city argued that a section of law which jives emergency vehicles the right of way over other traffic allowed Gillen to drive in the left lane. Three Dissenters The majority opinion, written by Justice M. L. Mason, how- ever, said the general priority given to emergency vehicles does not allow them to travel in the wrong traffic lane. Jutice K. David Harris wrote a dissent in which Justices tVard Reynoldson and Mark Mc- joined. Harris said emergency vehic- es are given a special privilege >y the law requiring other traf- ic to yield to them, and it was an error to hold Gillen was negligent as a matter of law. 20 YEARS AGO Governors of seven southern states pro- claimed they intended to main- tain racial segregation in public schools. HELP PAYING YOUR MORTGAGE? Dial 363-8563 Corps Pullout Asked by Peru WASHINGTON (UPI) Peru has asked the U. S. to withdraw all 137 Peace Corps workers 'from that country, saying their work, primarily agricultural [development projects, can be done just as well by Peruvians. (If UtinitU EstabiilhetrfrTTBBS by The Gazette Co. ana published ddllv ond Sunday at 500 Third ave. SE. Cedar Raclds, 52iM. Rapids, Iowa. Subscription rales bv carrier 95 cents a ek. By mall: NIoht Edition and Sunday 6'IS! Af- Edltlons and Sunday 7 issues S3.BS a month. 140.00 a year. Other states and U.S. territories 160.00 a year. No Mail Subscriptions accepted In areas having Gazette carrier service. exclusively to Ihe use lor rcaubllcatlon ot I (Continued from Page 1.1 ry was published in the Wash- ington Post, Ford decided to issue a statement. Dore Schary, honorary chair- man of the Anti-defamation lie. Court Turns Down Appeal Over Narcotics Definition DES MOINES legislature defines a drug as u "narcotic it's a narcotic, the I o w a supreme court held Wednesday. It upheld the conviction of Richard Dean Kitchison of Cedar Rapids OH a charge of selling a narcotic drug, although _ if the make the statute unconstltu- chemist testified the mari- juana he was accused of ped- The supreme court opinion by Justice M. It. Mason rejected the contention and said .trial Judge Hobert Osmuiulscn prop- erly sustained the state's objec- tion that the chemist's testimo- ny was irrelevant and immate- rial. The judge also was correct in telling the jury that marijuana vas legally defined as a narcot- dling isn't chemically a drug, the opinion added. League of B'nai B'rilh, said Brown's remarks "are not only false but contemptible-and have an illiterate odor of prejudice and malice." Schary. in a letter to Ford, suggested "Brown's irrespon- sible statements make him unfit for liis responsible position and that he should be removed by you forthwith. Senator Proxmire said Brown showed "an appall- ing ignorance" and called his resignation. for Ritchison was convicted j Mason also rejected Kilchi- in: son's contention that it was itn- dislrict court on and two bags" of marijuana to an under- cover state agent on June 25, 1970. The law In effect at the time, which since has been changed, defined marijuana as a narcotic drug. selling proper to admit in evidence les- "hickcl limony by state agent Frank Cooley that Ritchison stated he had been a drug dealer for four i to four and a half years. lie said the statement was made by Rilchison during the sale to justify the price he was asking and in support of a stale- In his appeal, Ritchison con-iment that the marijuana was of tended the legislature's das-1 high quality. The state was en- lar-1 titled to show all sification of marijuana as a nar- all the circum- cotie was so "arbitrary, unrca- stances of the crime, Mason sonable and irrational" as to said. 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