Cedar Rapids Gazette, November 30, 1974, Page 3

Cedar Rapids Gazette

November 30, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - November 30, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa The Cedar ItapliLs Gazelle: Sat., November 30, 1974 Rain is forecast Saturday night in the Pacific northwest. Snow will fall in the mid-Mis- sissippi valley and the Ohio-Tennessee valleys, changing to heavy rain in the Carolinas and Georgia. Freezing temperatures will dominate throughout most of the nation with mostly fair skies. The Weather Hlqti temperatures Friday, low (em Deratures overntahl and Inches of Ancl ...ichoraso M M M L. Annelcs 75 51 Allanla ...M M M Miami ....7774 Bismarck .M M m Mln'anolis 32 !7 Chicago '...39 33 .03 N. Orleans 55 1 Denver ....33 Oi New York 43 27 Duluth ....2i 17 Phocrr Honolulu ..85 67 Houston r" .locnix ..70 40 Seattle ..51 3' Houston, ..W32.17 Wash'qton 5030 Extended Forecast VariabI cloudiness with little or no pre cipitation expected Monda through Wednesday. High mostly in the 30s and lows from the mid-teens to mid-20s. C. R. Weather High Friday 3 Low overnight 3 Noon Saturday 3 2p.m.........................3 Precipitation ...............5 Total for Nov.............. 4.3 Normal for Nov............2.3 Normal through Nov.......31.7 Total for 1974..............43.9 Barometer, steady ........30.1' Humidity at noon Wind direction and velocity a Gazette weather station p.m. NE at 17 mph. Sun rises a.m.; sun sets Traveler's Forecast Sunday Weather, HI-Lo Chicago ........Cloudy 32-15 Cincinnati .....Cloudy 39-23 Cleveland ........Snow 35-26 Des Moincs......PtCldy 2D-12 Detroit .........Cloudy 34-26 Indianapolis .....Snow 34-2 Kansas City ....PtCldy 32-20 Milwaukee........Snow 34-20 Mpls-St. Paul .PtCldy 32-11 Omaha..........PtCldy 28-1 St. Louis ........Clrng 30-18 Sioux Falls......PtCldy 29-1 Mississippi Stages (Flood stages in brackets) LaCrosse (12) 4.6 fall .3 Lansing (18) 8.0 no change Dam 9 (18) 13.1 -fall .2 McGregor (18) 7.0rise.1 Guttenberg (15) 4.6 rise .2 Dubuque (17) 7.5 no change Davenport (15) 4.9 no chsnge Keokuk (16) 2.4 rise .1 Cedar 'at C. R. (13) 3.5, no change Fires p.m. Friday. False alarm at 5420 Klinger street SW. p.m. Friday. Extensive damage to house at 712 Seventh street SW. Defective wiring blamed. p.m. Friday. Stand scene of accident at 3809 E av- enue NW. p.m. Friday. Stand by downed wires in 2200 block of C street SW. p.m. Friday. Broken sprinkler pipe in basement of Memorial coliseum. a.m. Saturday. Un- known to children's playhouse at rear of 3125 Shasta court NK Two Injured in Amtrak Crash JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Two railroad employes were in- jured, not seriously, when a slow-moving Amlraic pasengcr train with 213 holiday passen- gers struck a freight. "Some passengers just kept on .station manager Milliard Stamper said Saturday. "It only made them two hours and 15 minutes late getting into New York. Tlie collision occurred Friday night about a mile from the Anv Irak passenger terminal here. The Amtrak train, enroute from Miami and St. Petersburg to New York, sliced the Sea- board Coastline freight in half, derailing and demolishing five empty cars. Only the locomotive Iowa Deaths Center Junction Frank Pegorick, G5. Sunday at at Hayclcn's, Wyoming, w here friends may call after 1 Satur- day. Jcsup Mrs. Frank (Vir- ginia) Senner, 3C. Monday at 1 at White's, Independence. Burial Cedar Crest cemetery, Jesup. Independence Beatrice Mary Ingram, 64, formerly of Oelwein. Monday at a Sacred Heart Catholic church Oelwein. Burial: Woodlawn cemetery, Oelwein. Scripture service Sunday at a Hinlz', Oelwein, where friends may call after 10 Sunday. Monticello Hay M. Berlin Goettsch's. Ossian Felix Zwcibohmcr. G4. Monday at 11 at St. Francis DeSales. Rosary Sunday at at Schmitz'. Elkader Clarence E. Ment- zel, 79. Monday at a Witt's where friends may cal after Sunday. Sieourncy Gertrude Lyons DeMarce. of Des Moinea anc former Sigoumey resident Mmmeir's. Marenjfo Mrs. Augusta fmhoff, 81. Monday at at hoover-Valentine's w here 'riends may call after 5 p.m. Saturday. Over-60 Runners Finish Marathon LAS VEGAS (AP) U Nine marathon runners ranging in age from 60 to 75 arrived here Friday from Hollywood to show hat men of all ages can remain )hysically fit. They covered the 300 miles in in an elapsed time of 40 lours, 33 minutes, breaking heir old record by an hour and ;even minutes. In track suits, they ran into heavy traffic as they covered he last three miles down the ,as Vegas Strip escorted by the Nevada highway patrol. The ace ended at the. Sahara hotel, t'hich has helped sponsor it for he last five years. Bill Selvin of Orange, Calif., 4, coach of the runners, ered the only injury. suf- He prained an ankle but still man- aged to run about half his turns. Increase Despite Cancellation Bid WASHINGTON (AP) The ,ir force lias awarded General dynamics Corp. a ncrease in a contract for F-lll ighter planes, even though 'resident Ford is seeking to ancel congressional authoriza- ion for 12 more planes. An air force spokesman said rriday the additional money is ntended to keep the production ne open in case it is decided ater lo buy the planes. Ford sked congress to cancel the au- lorization as part of a series of udgct cutbacks. Saxbe Seeks No Dot Law Change SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (UPI) L- ttorncy General Saxbe said riday night he would recom- icnd no changes in the nation's narijuana laws. "Yes, we've taken a e said. "It is a law of the land. Marijuana is illegal lant eight miles south of here lad been accounted for, includ- ng 10 injured. Approximately 125 to 150 per- sons scattered from the plant after the blast at 8 p.m. Friday, vhich was followed by four mailer blasts as, fire spread. Simon: No Military Action To Get Oil BEIRUT (UPI) Treasury1 Secretary Simon said in an in- crview Saturday that U. S. mil- lary action to secure Middle East oil supplies was but of the [uestion. "Talk of military intervention o secure oil at loser prices is unthinkable and he old the newspaper Daily Star. Stressing iU. S. interest in a roe and open market for a fair irice of oil, Simon said, "Let he market decide the real price m the basis of 'supply and de- mand without control of produc- ion." He visited several Middle East mmtries recently for talks on >il prices and is planning 'an- ther Middle East tour in De- :ember for discussions with oil irodurars, the newspaper said. DEATHS Administration's Ames Kesearc Center, which operates the Pii neer programs. Best Yet If the spacecraft survives th radiation bombardment, it wi give scientisls their best vie1 yet of the mysterious north an south poles of the plane: Gehrels said. "These are very strange, deei gaseous regions that we'v known about for a long time but Pioneer 11 will give us look at he said. Scientists expressed optimisn the spacecraft would survive th intense radiation and send bad the information. Pioneer 11 wil come to within miles o Jupiter's cloud tops. Scientists hope to compensate for the 'greater radiation b sending it through the most dan jerous area at miles per lour faster than any space craft has traveled so i will be exposed to the most, in ense radiation only two to fiv minutes. Harold C. Arnold Harold Clyde (Heavy) Arnold, 56, of 3914 Richard drive NE, died Saturday. A 32-year employe of Iowa Manufacturing Co., he was born May 25, 1918, in Perry. The former Leota Snyder anc he were married in Perry Oct 6, 1940. He was a member o! International Assn. of Machin- ists local 831, and a World war II veteran. Surviving in addition to his wife are two sons, Danny, Hia- watha, and Larry, Cedar Rap- ids; a daughter, Diane Lynn Ncely, Slater; five grandchild- ren; a brother, Lexie, Cedar Rapids; and a sister, Velma Hunt, Manning. Services: Turner chapel east at a.m. Tuesday by the Rev. Philip E. Ewoldsen of N o e 1 r i d g e Park Christian church. Burial: Cedar Mem- orial. Friends may call at Tur- ner East until 10 a.m. Tuesday. The casket will not be opened after the service. Roy Niffenegger Roy Niffenegger, 87 of 114 Twenty-fourth street drive SE, died at a Cedar Rapids hospital Friday following a short illness. A building contractor for 30 years prior to retirement, he was born near Kalona Dec. 22, 1886. A 50-year Cedar Rapids resi- dent, he 'and Murrel Kirkman Mueller were married Jan. 16, 953, in Cedar Rapids. He was a World war I army veteran and a 48-year member of Hanford Jost of the American Legion. Surviving in addition to his vifo are two stepdaughters, VIrs. Harold Senst, Walnut Creek, Calif., and Mrs. David L. Jacobs, Westfield, N. J.; eight rrandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. larry Chody, Kalona, and Mrs. Joseph Thomas, West Burling- on, and a brother, Ray INiffen- egger, Ainsworth. Services: Turner chapel east at p.m. Tuesday by Dr. Ar- nold Herbst of St. Paul's United VIethodist church. Further ser- ices will be conducted at Pe- lerseim funeral home in Kalona at p.m. Tuesday. Burial: Sharon Hill cemtery, Kalona. Friends may call at Turner east. FLOWERS SAY SO WHl Ave, Flora! Botanicals 39 16lh Ave. S.AV. 366-7118 Memorial Services Webster, Lora E. _ Monday at 1 p.m. at Chapel of Memories by the Hev. Neville G. Clayton of Cedar Christian church. 3urial: Cedar Memorial ccrnc- cry. Friends may call nt Cedar Memorial funeral home after noon Sunday and at the Chapel of Memories after 9 a.m. Mon- day. The casket will be closed it p.m. Monday. Mitchell, Anna Ellen Trin- ty Lutheran church Saturday it 3 by the Itcv. Richard Thompson. Burial: Cedar Me- norial cemetery. Turner chapel west was in charge of arranije- mrnts. WREATHS GRAVE MOUNDS GRAVE BLANKETS Peck's Green Thumb 5008 Contor Point Rd. N.E. Stage Is Set For Relations With Peking WASHINGTON (AP) The announcement that Presidenl 'ord .will be going to China in 1975 sets the stage for es- ablishing diplomatic relations >etween Washington and Peking n the not too distant future. No one expects that Ford will ie going to the Chinese main- and simply to visit the Great Wall. Friday's announcement marks a major milestone, com- mitting his administration to further normalization of rela- tions in accord with the Shang- hai communique of 1972. One year ago, on leaving China after his sixth trip, Secre- tary of State Kissinger told newsmen there were points in the communique that the U. S. would like to explore. There has been an impression here that Chinese Communist leaders were unhappy at the pace of the exploration for more normal relations. According to informants, it appears Kissinger was strongly nudged by ailing Premier Chou En-lai, Deputy Prime Minister Teng Hsiao-peng and Foreign Minister Chiao Kuan-hua to set in motion diplomatic recognition of Peking now before there are any further changes in the Chi- nese hierarchy. Ford is expected to make the trip in the second half of 1975, U. S. officials said. It is highly probable that the visit will come while the U. S. remains treaty-bound to defend the Republic of China on Tai- wan in event of attack. The security treaty for Tai- wan has no set duration. It requires one year of advance notice before either side can disavow it. China experts here expecl that the question of recognition Of Peking will be worked out with a typically Chinese flourish that manages to save face for all concerned. Snow: A Slick Way To Keep Track of Things j The snow may slow dow drivers, but it sure speeds tracking down thieves. Mike Fruechte, of 2413 B av nue NE, discovered shortly afti 10 p.m. Friday night that som one had taken a transistor rad from his unlocked car. He began to follow the track In the fresh show and it becam quickly evident that other car in the area were checked by th burglars. Frueehte continued to tra the thieves, following the track to a house in the 3300 block of avenue NE. There police arres ed two juveniles and recovere Ihe radio. The youths were charged wit larceny. Sees Oil Price Pledge as Aid To Independence WASHINGTON Indus rial nations might be able I >reak free from dependence-o Middle East oil by guaranteein ligh oil prices to spur develoj ment of new sources, an ae ministraton official suggests. A guaranteed price of be- ween a barrel and the pres mt world price of might be nough to encourage majo ompanies -to open up new oi ields around the world, Thoma inders, assistant secretary tate for economic and busines iffairs, said. He told a hearing of the ouse-senate international eco omics subcommittee that fee ral subsidies to oil companie might be one way of providing lie guarantees in the U. S. But Eep. Reuss sub- ommittee chairman, said he lought that, if Enders' sugges on became reality, the Indus rial nations would "becomi of tyranny of the oil reducing countries only to be ipped off by the major oil com anies." Reuss also said oil price sub- idles, combined with another dministration proposal to sup ort a energy mergency fund lfor industria ations, would pose a hardship ir American taxpayers. Enders emphasized, however lat President Ford has not de- ded to include the Subsidy an or any other specific pro- osals in recommendations he ill make to congress in Jan- ary. The administration has decid d only that fuel must be con erved and supplies increased 10 official added. He said the subsidy program 'ould not necessarily affect the rice of gasoline for American lotorists immediately but those ould probably rise over the ext decade. Iowa Weather (Continued from Page 1.) City during the first hour and a half of the storm resulting in no serious injuries. Both Iowa City buses and the University of Iowa CAMBUS system were running on a curtailed schedule because drivers were unable to report for work on time. Officials of both systems have requested patrons not to call asking when a bus would be available but to take the first bus coming to a 'designated pick-up station. Motels in Coralville and Iowa lity report a large number of "stay-overs" as persons follow highway patrol warnings and are not driving. Lows Saturday night will be mostly in the 20s, with snow diminishing across the state. Some scattered flurries could hree Breakins Are Reported To C.R. Police Police 'are investigating sever- al breakins, one in which thieves escaped with from a safe at Langer Manufacturing Co., 1025 Seventh street SW. Authorities said the back floor of the business was pried open. It was uncertain if the safe was eft unlocked, according to the police report. The breakin, reported Friday, occurred sometime Thursday or early Friday. At Northtowne Schwinn Cy- clery, 1800 Collins road NE, bur- glars forced open a rear door and took from a pop ma- chine. Robert Groundwater, 120 West Post road NW, said someone en- )ersist in the hrough Sunday. Skies will be extreme east partly cloudy Sunday with highs in the upper 10s to low 30s. Highs Friday were from 24 at Spencer to 33 at Davenport. Lows Friday night ranged 'rorn 24 degrees at Sioux City, o r t Dodge, Dubuque and Spencer to 31 at Davenport. ;ered a storage area at avenue NE Friday 1924 and took worth of ski equip- ment. Windows Smashed By G, R. Vandals Glass breaking vandals con- :inued lo wreak havoc in Cedar Rapids Friday night. Two plate glass windows were smashed at St. Andrew Luther- church, 4420 Center Point road NE. The yard light at the church was also smashed. Randy Ankeny, of 1810 Park avenue SE, said vandals shot out three garage windows with a BB gun. Four other windows it the residence were knocked out. For 61 years flowers for all occasions K. LAPKS Convonlonf location 308 Third Avenue S.E. 365-0511 Mine Union Officials Push Sales Campaign CHARLESTON, W. Va. (AP) Arnold Miller, president of the United Mine Workers, and other union officials went to the coalfields Saturday in an at- tempt to win approval of a proposed contract and end a strike that is adding to the problems of the economy. The union's wide-ranging ef- fort to sell the contract to C.R. (Continued from Page 1.) and another inch had fallen by a.m. Snow was forecast to continue through 6 a.m. Sunday. Roy Jamesen, airport manag- er, summed up the situation saying, "It's not a day for pleas- ure flying." The airport "is open, has been open and is in near normal operation normal for in- clement he said. "There was one commercial overflight due to weatfier min- imums, but field conditions are operational. I think we've had the worst of it and we're on top of it." A spokesman lor Iowa Elec- ric Light and Power Co. said, 'We've been pretty lucky. We lad one pole clipped off on Sev- enth avenue in IMarion, but .here was no power outage. "One insulator was bumped off on a transmission line in southeast Cedar Rapids, but igain there was no power out- ige." The Linn county sheriff's department reported at least a dozen weather-related ac- cidents in the county. Howev- er, there were no injuries. Cedar Rapids police reported numerous accidents on city streets, most of which did not esult in personal injury. City Briefs Buresh Rental Rent better irand Best Rental Rents The Best. -Adv. Games Montrose doors Satur- ay Sunday Adv. Shampoo living room edroom Diamond Carpet Adv. Games, Temple Judah, Bever ve. and Lindsay Lane S. E., )ecember 1st, p.m. Adv. Jack Sedlacek playing in the mbassy Club Lounge 6 p.m. to p.m. Sat. Bring a guest. dv. Evy's Lounge Saturday Don included eight dis- trict meetings Saturday. In ad- dition the UMW has launched a four-day media blitz in coalfield communities. Miller addressed about 200 miners Saturday at the Boone county courthouse. Later, he told newsmen he thought the contract would be approved by 60 percent of the union's working miners He said he had come to Ma- dison, in District 17, lo clear up any questions about "these so- called inequities." "Will Go Back" He said he didn't think his bargaining team could get any- thing else from the coal opera- tors without jeopardizing what is already in the proposed con- tract. "But if the membership wants me to try he added, "I will go back." Miller stayed a little more than an hour and then left by car for Beckley and the District 29 meeting. Districts 17 and 29 are the largest in the union with a membership of more than One miner said he thought it would be a close vote. Miller told us what the men nad wanted and what we had said Elwood Ferrell of Van in Boone county. "He said it was the best possible con- tract." Ferrell said after Miller's speech there was a lengthy question-and-answer session. "A :ot of the men were dissatisfied with the right-tOiSlrike Ferrell said. "But Miller told us we could strike for three months and the operators still wouldn't agree on the right to strike on ,he local level." "Hard To Say" Asked if he thought his local 7604 at Kopperslon would approve the contract Monday, Ferrell replied: "It's hard to say." UMW Vice-president Mike Tr- jovich was in Pittsburgh Satur- day, where Districts 4 and 5 were meeting. But he was not on the platform for the begin- ning of the session and said he vas there just as a guest. The nearly-three-week-old strike has idled at least employes in other industries, mostly steel and railroads. Gov- ernment economists say a four- veek strike could idle The union will conduct, secret, balloting Monday with the re- sults expected to be known late that night, Miller has said. If the contract would take effect at a.m. Wednesday. (Continued from Page 1.) ther Suleiman vehicle. Neither vas injured. Hugh C. Rawson born filler Trio. Next to Paramount Theatre. Adv. Look to the Stars! Christmas lop the Want Ads. Adv. Wanted: All old coins. Free spert appraisal. Jerome's, IE ower. Adv. 'lanes Reported 'tunting; 4 Die MT. VERNON, Wash. (UPI) Two light planes reported unting and chasing each other one piloted by a 18-year-old collided fn flight and crashed, lling all four persons aboard. The craft 'dropped to earth in ames and scorccd wreckage as scattered over a wide area. Jack Bartram, 16, was piloting ne plane with a flight instruc- r, Allen O'Dell, 43. Mark Rinas, 20, was piloting e other, with a passenger Mi- iael Irvin, 20. Aug. 28, 1913, in Covington. He had lived all his life in the Cov- ington and Cedar Rapids areas. Pie was an employe of the Crane and Excavator division of the FMC Corp. for the past 14 years, and a member of United Auto Workers local 299. Mr. Rawson was a member of the Seventh-Day Adventist church. He was married to the former Alta Hartson Nov. 18, 1937, in Iowa City. Surviving besides his wife are three daughters, Mrs. Darold Morris, Elberon, Mrs, Jerry Sasek, Marion, Mrs. Robert Kiima, Coggon; a son, Court- land Cedar Rapids; four sisters, Doris Johnson and Lila McCunc, both of Los Angeles; and Beulah Armstrong and Mrs. Emil Stodola, both of Cedar Rapids; two brothers, Donald and Thomas, both of Palo; and 14 grandchildren. Services: Tuesday noon at Turner chapel west by Pastor Siegfried Koeske. Burial: Spring Grove cemetery. Friends may call at Turner's. established irTWfijyT'he Gazette Co. and published dally and Sunday at 500 Third ave. SE, Cedar Ronlds, Iowa 57406. Second class poslaoc paid at Cedar RaDldj. Iowa. Subscription rates by carrier 95 cents a week. By mall: Nloht Edition and Sunday' 6 Issues S3.75 a monlh, S39.oo a year: ternoon Editions and Sunday 7 Issues 13.65 a month, S4D.OO u year. Other states and U.S. territories 160.00 o year. Mo Wall Subscriptions accepted In areas having Gojctte carrier service. The Associated Press Is entitled exclusively lo the use lor repuhllcallon ot all the local news printed In this news. Serving all faiths since 1888. John Son Turner's East, 800 Second Ave. SE Turner's First Ave. West ;