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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - November 29, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                Rain is expected Friday night in the .Pacific northwest and the eastern Gulf coast, changing to snow and rain throughout the Ohio-Tennessee valleys. Clear to partly cloudy elsewhere. The. Weather High iemperalurss Thursday, low lem natures overniaht and inches o( oeratur cicilatii _____inn: Anchorage 35 31 Atlanta ....55 34 Bismarck .19 -3 Chlcaqo ...36 30 Denver ...2P 6 DUluth ....24 IB Honolulu '..66 72 Houston ...49 62 .M Missing. ere L. Angeles 68 43 Miami 70 Min'apolis 27 26 N. Orleans -13 New York M M M Phoenix 1..70 4 C. R. Weather High Thursday...............33 Low overnight Noon Friday .................31 2 p.m. Friday ................30 Precipitation Total for November Normal for November Normal through Nov. Total for 1974 .Barometer, rising Humidity at noon .Trace -...4.26 ....2.36 ...31.75 ...43.93 ...30.37 ...78% Wind direction and velocity at 2 p.m. E at 6 inph. Sun rises Saturday, sun sets, Yqar Ago Today High, 52; low, 37; rainfall, none. Traveler's Forecast Saturday Weather, Hi-Lo Bismarck .......PrCldy 23-12 Chicago .........Snow 32-22 Cincinnati ......Cloudy 30-21 Cleveland .......Cloudy 34-21 Detroit Indianapolis .....Clrng 2D-16 ....Snow 32-17 Kansas City .....Cloudy 28-20 Milwaukee........Snow 28-17 Mpls.-Sl. Paul ...Cloudy 29-14 Omaha..........PtCldy 28-17 St. Louis .......Cloudy 30-17 Sioux 25- Mississippi Stages (Flood stages in brackets) LaCrosse (12) 4.9, no change Lansing (18) 8.0, no change Dam 9 (18) 13.3, rise .1 McGregor (18) (i.9, hchange Guttcnbcrg (15) 4.4, change. Dubuque (17) 7.5, fall .1 Davenport (15) 4.0, rise .1 Kcokuk (16) 2.3, no change Saturday at 10 at St. Patrick'; Catholic ch'urch. Vinton Howard W. Mack 8B. Tuesday at at White- Phillips. Mare'ngo Muriel Me Kuskcr, 88. Sunday at 2 a McAninich's, Victor. Keswick Joe Zommcron 73. Saturday at 2 at Hardei chapel, What Cheer. What Cheer Nellie Whyle 84. Saturday at 3 at Wha Cheer Christian church. Hard- en's. Elkadcr Louis G. McTag- gart, 70. Monday at a Joseph's Catholic church Visitation after 7 Saturday a Witt's where Rosary will be held Saturday and Sunday at 8. Waucoma Alfred David Zmoos, 00. Saturday at 2 at St John's Lutheran church, Sta- plcton. Emerson-Milncs. Kalona Chris Bcachy, 71 Sunday at 2 at Upper Dcei Creek church. Visitation at Pc- terseim's. Hopkinlon Jerome E. Bon- ert, 21. Monday at at St Paul Catholic church, Worth ington. Catholic Order of For- esters Kosary Saturday at 8 and parish Rosary Sunday at Cedar at C.R. (13) change Coralville Lake Pool level Births Luke's Nov. 28 To the families o Darrcl Anflnson, 286 Lewcllen drive NW, a daughter; Ilarlan Koch, Clarence, a son. Births Mercy Nov. 29 To the families o. Kenneth Lekin, 428 Sixth ave- nue SW, a son; Alan Dusil Norway, a daughter. Fires Thursday. Nui- sance call Eighteenth street and C avenue NE. p.m. Thursday. Nui- sance call Nineteenth street and C avenue NE. Iowa Deaths Millersbure Stephen It Humphrey, 86. Saturday al at the Millersburg United Methodist church. Burial: Com- munity cemetery, Deep Diver Visitation Friday evening at Powell's. Troy Mills C. Elmer Webster, 83. Sunday at at United Methodist church. Visitation at Murdoch's, Walker, after 3 Saturday. Siffourney Cecil Ray Burl- low, 47, of Burlington and form'er Kcokuk county resident. Sunday at 2 at Holm's. Iowa City George Sheets, 87. Monday at at George L. Gay's where friends may call beginning n a.m. Sunday. Burial: Davenport Menvc-rinl park. Oxford Robert Sherlock, Monday at 2 at First Fe- derated church. Visitation be- ginning 9 a.m. Sunday nt Ihe Oxford Chapel. George I, Gay's. North Knullsli George W. Ocnison, 82. Sunday at 2 at Champion Hill United Method- ist church. Hurial: 1'ier.so! cem- etery. Powell's. Jrsnp Mrs. Frank Fcnncr, 36. While's, Independence. M a r e n K o George II. First Reports Say Bangladesh Storm Kills 20 ly Associated Press Writer A 12-foot tidal wave swept across the small islands in the center of the Bangladesh ''cy- clone and first reports reaching Dacca Friday said 20 people were dead. In the Philippines, (he toll in the wake of Typhoon Irma climbed Io eight dead and rescue officials rushed aid to nearly persons whose homes were destroyed or dam- aged on the main island ofj Luzon. Irma struck Luzon Thursday with winds reaching 115 miles per hour and initial reports esli mated crop damage at mil ion. The slorm weakened Fri day as it headed out to South China sea. The Bangladesh cyclone roared inland Thursday from .he Bay of Bengal on the southeastern coast near Burma Sixteen fishermen were re- ported killed on Sonadia, one if four islands still without out- side communications Friday. The fate of thousands of other slanders was unknown. Large areas were flooded. The mainland appeared to lave been spared the full force the 100-mile-an-hour winds. Order Probe Of Aerosol Propellants WASHINGTON (UPI) r- The National Academy of Science! has ordered an investigation into thp' possibility that gases from household aerosol can. may damage the atmosphere's ozone layer lhat protects u: from solar radiation. was learned Wednesday the academy's governing It, that body acted last Saturday on thi recommendation of a specia five-member panel of scientists who agreed the matter poses serious threat to the environ ment and warrants immediat attention. Donald Hunten, chairman o the panel, said he believes Ihe investigation by the Nationa Research Council's climatic im- pact committee probably wil ead Io a recommendation for -estrictions on manufacture ol he propellant gases known as 'luorocarbons. "My personal feelings are it is. serious and drastic ac- ion is going Io be necessary vithin a year or two to protect he ozone layer, unless there is some completely new factor about Ihe chemistry of the ilralospherc that no one has bought of he said in a elephone interview from his of- ice at the Kill Peak national ibservalory in Tucson, Ariz. The concern is that the gases sed in hair sprays, deodorants, nsecticidcs and the like arc milding up in the upper atmo- phere where they can destroy nuch of the ozone layer. It is the ozone, a form of ox- 'gen concentrated 15 to 30 miles :igh, that screens out nearly all f the high intensity ultraviolet adiation from the sun. It has Mrs. Charlos Mitchell Anna Ellen Mitchell, of 424 Sixth avenue SW, died Thursd; following a short illness. Bo Sept. 3, 1901, in Anamosa, s had lived in Cedar Rapids mo of her life. She was married Io 'Charl Mitchell March 8, Marion and was a member Trinity Lutheran church. Surviving besides her husbar are two daughters, Mrs. VV liarn Sanchez, Mctairie, 1 Mrs. Robert E. Moneypenn Cedar Rapids; a son, Haro Mitchell, and a sister, Mrs. Da Dwyer, both of Cedar Rapid and Ihrce grandsons. Services: Trinity Luther, church Saturday al 3 p.m. I the Rev. Richard Thompao Burial: Cedar Memoria Friends may call at Turnc chapel west until 9 p.m. Frid, and at the church from 10 a.m until p.m. Saturday. Tli casket will not be opened afti .he service. Friends may, they wish, make a contrihutio ,o the church memorial fund. lona Scotl lona Blagdon Scott, 84, of 18 Grande avenue SE, died Frida n a Cedar Rapids hospital. She was born Sept. 25, 1890, Bennett, Neb., and was marrie to Samuel Blagdon May 28, 191 After his death, she was ma ried io George Scott N'ov, 1 1938. Mrs. Scott was a retire employe of Wilson and Co. Surviving are two daughter Mildred Boom, Cedar Rapid and Lucille Brown, Medfon Ore.; five grandchildren; nin jreat-grandchildren; and tw irothers, Clifford Dukes, Met ord, Ore., and Edward Duke Auburn, Neb. Services: Turner chapel eai at a.m. Monday by th tev. Allen Van Cleve. Buria .inwood. Friends may call a Turner chapel east. Glen S. Miles Glen Squire Miles, 83, former y of 1602 Eighth avenue SE, ifelong resident of Linn countv lied Friday in a Cedar Rapid nursing home. He was born Sept. 30, 1801 Miles operated a grocer lore in Robins for 16 years. Surviving are Iwo daughters -lazel Hurl, Central City, an )ra Marie Sweet, Ceda lapids; a son, Earl F., Marion ix grandchildren; 16 grea1 randchildren, a great great irandchild, and a sister, Lelli 'flughaupt, Coggon., Services: Turner chapel eas t p.m. Monday by the tev. Gene Burry of Vinton i u r i a 1 Cedar Memorial Friends may call at. Turner eas ntil 1 p.m. Monday. The caske ill not be opened after Ihe scr ice. 6M Announces s Mrs. Roy M. Webster Team Evaluates State Prison DES MOINES (UPI) Iowa Department of Social Services Commissioner Kevin Burns said s >iday that a three-man team rom the American Correctional will begin conducting an valuation of Ihn Iowa penilcn- ary's administration Dec. 111. Burns said the (cam will talk administrators, staff, and nnales at Ihe Fort Madison utility. Results of the woek- >ng evaluation, aimed at idcn- fying problems and presenling will be given Io slale fficials in mid-January. Gov. R o b c r t. D. Hay an- ounced Wednesday he had ask- the Frimml, 95. nnsary Friday lcal" I he silualion at Hnnvor-Vnlrntinr's. Services at. Hho penitentiary. BROSH CHAPEL Odnr R.iplds "Itrratnl In I'lllilir .S'cn-rVc" Inquire About Our Pre-arranged Services Solon been estimated that, a E. Webster, 89, of 825 C reduction in ozone would NW, a lifelong residen crease the incidence of Cedar Rapids, diedi Fridaj cancer in the U.S. by a long illness. Born Dec from to tens of 1884, at Cedar Rapids, sh of cases a married Io Roy M. Webste Feb. 11, 1927, at Waterloo. She was the office manage many years at the Souveni (Continued from Page Pencil Co., and was i he owned more petroleum of the Cedar Christiai serves than all of the Axis Iries put is survived by her hus Despile his wealth he modestly. He bought are pending a wear suits, generally blue, Cedar Memorial funera wore bow lies. He avoided ety, bought medium-sized and. as long as he was Services drove them Mildred Beanian For years, he brought chapel cast at noon lunch to work in a paper bag. by Dr. Arnold Horbsl alcr years his secretary served lim lunches that generally included beef bouillon, red Cedar Chapter OES Burial: Cedar Memorial. Thompson, Mary Parker Immaculate Conception Catho- bage slaw, cherries, church at 10 a.m. Saturday dates, celery, onions and the Rev. William P. Leonard. Burial: SI. Patrick's cemc- nice. Although his income was iu Anamosa. Tlio parish Rosary will be recited at jorted Io be million a Friday by Father Lconarc ic attended the Texas and the Turner chapel cast siana slale fairs and friends may cnll. M a c li e in o r Louis K. moths Io promote his line ehapcl oasl at cosmetics and Saturday by (lie Key. H. 'I'. He frequently observed lhat a man who constantly had Io keep Irrfck of his money couldn't of the Free Methodist church, 111. Burial: Ccdnr Memorial. Friends may call at Turner cast: until 1 p.m. Satur- much of a billionaire. It Thn casket will nol be never be known how much afler the service. was worlh because much of orlunc is in trusts and Killed crprises run by his .Ionian (API-Eight Hunt's first wife died in Moslem pilgrims en- lis second wife survives Io Mecca were killed and along with five daughters, injured in a collision involv- sons, 25 grandchildren and two cars of their convoy and let our flowers speak for you y iHKii FLORIST and GIFT SHOP 364-8139 phone answored 24 hours every day DETROIT (UPI) General Motors Corp. Friday announced a new round of layoffs and plant closings for January that will put another employes out of work. The layoffs include elimina- tion of second shifls at two as- sembly planls, new production schedules at four others and short shutdowns at six more. They will bring GM's (tolal number of indefinite layoffs in January to workers. Industrywide, almost auto workers will he on indefi- nite layoffs in January, almost equal to the more than industry workers who were on indefinite layoffs during last winter's energy-crisis sales slump. Despile the cutbacks, GM ex peels Io produce vehicles in January, compared to last January when it was cul- ling back sharply because of slumping sales. A spokesman said Ihe number of indefinite layoffs could climb higher than in January as the assembly line cutbacks arc felt at planls that build parts. Ford Motor Co. said Wednes- day that afler Thanksgiving it lay off another workers indefinitely, and more will be out of work for a week. The week-long furloughs jegin Monday. The move brings total indefi- nite layoffs at Ford to with some other workers off next week in temporary fur- "oughs and still more workers ;cheduled to be laid off tempo- rarily later in the month. The Ford blue-collar work force is The firm said lhat previouslj announced one-week shutdowns of eight assembly operations would take effect Die. 2. Butz--. (Continued from Page 1.) pointed nut that the world popu- lation may well reach 6.5 to 7 billion people by the end of this the secretary ex- plained. "I expressed my judgment that agriculture will be able to feed that many people even though it docs mean dou- bling food production here and abroad in 25 years' lime. How- ever, at some point in time a continued growth of population at the present rale will result in widespread famine and starva- tion-related deaths." said he pointed Wednesday that "any popula lion, of people or anything else that increases at an annual rati of 3 percent will in 100 years be 17 times larger than the start ing number." "Population has been increas- ing at about that rate in some he said. "Everybody agrees that this is a problem which we cannot escape, foi even now it is generally nek that around 400 million people, mostly in areas of high popula- tion density, are already mal- nourished." The Cedar Raplta Gazette: Fri., November 29, 1974 Mattery Is Re-elected Hawkeye Area Scout Chief Donald P. Mattery was re- elected president of die Hawk- eye Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, for 1975 at the exec- utive board annual business meeting this week in Amana. Other council officers elected are president-elect, Peter Be- zanson; t io n s vice-prcsident-opera- Don McKee: vice- (Continued from Page 1.) igence plans (though there was discussion in a generai sense and I was aware of a (gen- eral intention for a (legal) in- elligence Halde- man said. Earlier Friday, H. R. Hal- deman testified that afler he as White House chief if staff in 1973 he look several A' a t e r g a t e lape recordings lome and lislened Io one of hem at President Nixon's di- 'eclion. Haldeman look Ihe sland lis own defense on the 43rd day f the Watergate cover-up trial afler former Ally. Gen. Mil- hell, another one of the five de- endanls, completed three days in the stand. "Day and Night" Haldeman, who described his ob at the White House as "the ne person totally available to ic President day and estified that he listened last ear Io two While House tape wordings of conversations be- veen Nixon and former While ouse Counsel John Dean. He aid he lislened Io one of them efore he resigned April 30 973, and the other afterwards. Haldeman said he spent two cdious days shortly, before his esignalion listening to a tape nade on March 21. 1973. Then, e said, he returned to Washing- m from California Ihe follow- ig July and at Nixon's sug- eslion took several tapes to s Georgetown house. But, he said, he listened only a Sept. 15, 1972 tape at that me. 'In Ihe Sepl. 15 conversation, can claims Nixon congratu- tcd him for containing the Watergate invcstiga- on. On March 21, Dean claims e warned Nixon of a "growing nicer" on the presidency. "Crude Insult" The dispute arose after Thurs- day's New York Daily News quoted Bulz on the Pope. Responding to the report Msgr. Eugene Clark, a spokes- man for Cooke, said in a tele- gram to Ford: "I call upon Secretary Ear! Butz to apologize immediately or resign following his crude minted insull directed at Pope Paul VI, spiritual leader of the world's Biaggi wired Ford demanding that Bulz be fired "for his anti Catholic, anti-Italian remarks concerning Pope Paul VI." "If Mr. Butz can speak this way and remain in your cabi- Clark told the President, "Catholics, Halo-Americans ant the starving people of the work will all know how poorly they are esteemed by your cabinet." It isn't the first time Bulz' tongue has s p a w n e d con- troversy. Butz, 65, has a long-standing reputation for blunt and some- imes offhand remarks thai lave been targeted at some ol lis administration associates and on at least one occasion himself. When Ihe Nixon adminislra- :ion imposed price 'controls in 1972 after an intramural battle n which Butz wound up on the osing side, a reporler asked lim why Ihe While House had reversed itself. "Because there are some fools in this he Pokes Fun at Self ord To Hold News ession Monday Night WASHINGTON (UPI) Pres- ent Ford announced Friday he 11 hold a televised news con- rence Monday nighl, prcsum- ly Io detail the lenns of Ihe nlalive U. S.-Soviet agreement nil ing offensive nuclear wcap- s. Press Secretary Ron Nessen id Ihe news conference would available to coverage by the Icvision and radio networks, ginning at Nessen said lhat so far the documental ion in writing of the accord has nol been received from Hie Soviet government. According to reports from Moscow. Leonid Brezhnev has won (approval of the agrct'inenl in the politbiiro. the ruling body.' On another occasion, he pub- icly poked fun at himself when, despite his philosophical opposi- ion to farm subsidies, he won White House permission early in 972 to temporary increase pending at a time when farm- :rs were grumbling about sag- income. I'm spending money like a drunken he told a re- porter. Butz drew a flood of angrj consumer letters (wo years ago when after a sharp increase in meat prices he said public ly it was "about time" farm prices had risen after years it the doldrums. Later, he stirred more con- sumer ire when lie said bee! prices were rising partly be- cause housewives were "bidding up" the price of a then-limited supply. "Best Friend" Criticism over the consumer comments left him unshaken, ife insisted only this week he is .he "consumer's best friend" jecause his policies are aimed it increasing food production. Butz, one of the administra- ion's most frequently interview- ed and quoted officials, is con- scious of the fact his remarks ;et wide attention. In a joking comment to a re- icrler at a party recently, he ''I've given you more copy in the last Ihree years than had in the last 10." president-support, Phil Cline; vice president camp develop- ment, Dale Sawyer; treasurer, Howard Cherry, jr. New members elected Io the executive board arc: Calvin Knight, Duane Bolton, John Col- loton, Merlin Ludwig, Father Robert Holzhammer and Bill Oglesby all of Iowa City. Larry McConahay was elected chairman of the Wauhawk dis- trict, which includes fowa City. Don Mattery all of Johnson and Washington counties and parts of Cedar and Iowa counties. Frank Pfaff. Kenneth Hastie and Ronald W a I d e r were elected from Cedar Rapids. Jack Lorence of Marion was elected Chairman of Wapsiketa district, which in- cludes Marion, north Linn and Jones counties. Members from Cedar Rapids re-elected to the executive board are Robert Allsop, Harold Harmstrong, Robert Barber, C.C. Birr, Carl Bock, Juan Cor- lez, John Gerber, Dean Gesme, Russ Hess, B. Ray Howard, William Jameson, Richard Jor- dan, Charles King, Newell Lash, Norman Lipsky, Mike Martin, F o r r e s I Mykleby, Robert O'Meara, Thomas Parks, Allen Peremsky, John Petersen, Rich- Christmas Tree Shipment to GIs Abroad Periled EUREKA, Calif. (AP) A Vieinam veteran who has been shipping Christmas trees to ser- vicemen overseas for several ,'ears says a change in military rules threatens to end his proj- ect. Douglas Allan said Wednes day that most years the back ionic greenery has been sent on nilitary planes, but lhat thi defense department no longer permits use of military trans o r t a I i o n for non-military cargo. He said Ihe cost of ship- ling Hie Irecs by commercial air freight would be aboul ard Phillips, Dow Prouty, Allen Remling, George Ross, Robert Vernon, Keith Wymore and Gene Young. Also re-elected were Tim Brandt, Willis Bywater, Allin Dakin, Charles Gay, Vcrn Goed- ken, Lyle Jones, Fred Moore, Vern Naggalz, Byron Ross, Dr. Herb Scolt, Iowa City; Glen Gabriel, Monticello; Robert George, Don Goodman, Donald Penner, Anamosa; Roy May- hew, West Branch, and Jack Milroy, Vinton. Re-elected members of the Hawkeye Area Council advisory board were L. M. Balster, Ray Bender, Brooks Booker, Richard Fehling, Leslie Grigg, Frank Hulbert, Elmer Kraus, Dr. M. D. Marr, Alex Meyer, George Newland, Clyde Peremsky, Roy Rook, Ed Sears. Fred Skola, John Swaner, W.W. Summer- will, Owen Tisdale, Charles Vys- kocil, Henry Walters, David Weichman and Ted Ruffin. The executive board is the governing board of the Council. It works with the other adult volunteers and more than Scouts. Allan and several other veter- ans who incorporated his idea nto Operation Christmas in 1971 said they hope to raise the mon- ey or persuade congress Io allow nilitary shipments on a space- available basis. They sai{ Operation Christmas has sen over trees to servicemen ibroad in past years. "The job has to get aid Allan, who left Vietnam n I9C8 after his fifth helicopter rash. "We started a tradition and we don't want to have to top. He said the trees are provided by the forest service as part of thinning and reforestation proj- ects and military units in Spain, Italy, Sicily, Turkey, Greece, Arabia, Japan, Okinawa, Guam, the Philippines, Korea, Taiwan and Panama are expecting ship- ments this December of six-fool firs. Ford Pardons Eight Deserters, Draft Evaders WASHINGTON (AP) Pres- ident Ford granted full pardons Friday to eight convicted mili- tary deserters and draft evaders and gave clemency 4o 10 others. Holding a ceremony to mark the occasion, Ford said, "Let us continue to search for a soften- ing of the national animosity caused by differences over the Vietnam war." Noting that signing ceremo- nies oflen mark the end of a project, Ford said his signing of the pardons 'and grants of condi- tional clemency "represent the beginning of a difficult task of administering clemency." While eight persons received Full and unconditional pardons, the clemency granted ithe other 10 was conditional on fulfillment of periods of alternate (service Upon completion of that service 'he 10 also will be given full [jardons. Ford acted on the first 18 cases Io reach him from the Clemency Board. The names of Ihe men in- 'olved were not immediately wailable. Board Chairman Charles Good- Munitions Blasts lasl week lhat 62 cases Kill Eight Viets SA1GON (AP) Explosions ripped through a big ammuni- tion dump at the Da Nang air base Friday, killing at least eight students and injuring more than 100 civilians, field reporls said. The reporls said several homes, a school and a lextilc Factory were heavily damaged in the blasts. Two South Viet- namese planes were also report- ed damaged. were being examined and Ford presumably will get recommen- dations on the others later. Iclic (ttftlrtr- 1883 by The Gazette Co. and published dally and Sunday at 500 Third ave. SE, Cedar Ranlds. Iowa 52404. Second class postage paid at Cedar Roplds, Iowa. Subscription rates by carrier 95 cents a. week. By moll: Night Edition and Sunday 6'lssues a monlh. J39.00 a veor: At- ternoon Editions and Sunday 7 Issues S3.85 a month, HO.OO o year. Other states and U.S. territories 360.00 a year. 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