Cedar Rapids Gazette, December 15, 1974, Page 3

Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette December 15, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - December 15, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa CR. Weather High Saturday    38    _ Z,Tri'y    »14    0    SHOPPING DAYS Precipitation  .............0.07    jy    tim    r h I? i ^ t m a ^ Total for December..........0 26    CHRISTMAS Normal for December......33.18 Total for 1974..................39.47 Barometer, falling  29.60    -    , Humidity at ll p m...........93%    f OfQ—- Wind direction and velocity at (>azette weather station at ll p.m., SE at IO mph Sit rises Monday at 7 28, sets at 4 36 Year Agt Today — High. 46. low. 34, rainfall, none. Births—Mercy Dec. IS - Mr and Mrs Denals Molena aghas. Solon, a daughter. Births—St. Luke's Dec. 13 — To the families of Edmaad J. Teczylewski 820 Eighth avenue SW, a son; Michael Hapfer, 1622 Park Towne lane NE, a son; Craig F. Burlingame. 344 Seventeenth street SE, a son, John L. Walsh. 152 Eastview drive NW, a son; John Wiley, Norway, a son; Kim A. Collins, 970 Twelfth street, Marion, a son; Gary F. Bash, 700 Thirty-fifth street, Marion, a son; Francis Everett, route 2, Marion, a son. Dec. 14 — To the families of James D. (ashman, Clar ence, a son; Christopher Gralnnd, 1808 J street SW, a son; Dennis L. Walshire, Mechanicsville, a son, Douglas (Jmbdenstock, route 2, Vinton, a daughter. Iowa Deaths North English — David Lee Scandridge, 33 Monday at I 30, United Methodist church Powell’s. Keota — Lulu Randolph, 97 Sunday at 2. Powell’s Calmar — Edward C. Meyer, 90 Monday at I 30. Calmar Methodist church Visitation at French’s after 2 Sunday Dysart — Albert J. Kosnar, 82 Tuesday at I, Overton’s. Military rites at graveside Coggon — Carl O. Hill, 86 Monday at 9. Murdoch’s in Coggon, where friends may call after 7 Sunday. A memorial fund has been established Jesup — Susan Stone, 23 Mason-Hawe s, Independence. Independence — Mrs. Elwood (Alberta) Boyd, 84 Monday at ll, White’s. Postville — Carolyn Schaffer, 89 Schutte’s. Elkader — Goldie Hoffman. 65 Monday at I 30. Witt’s. independence — Wilma E. Connell, 64, Marion, formerly of Independence Monday at IO 30, St. John’s Catholic church. Parish Rosary Sunday at 3 and wake at 8, Mason-Hawe’s. New Vienna — Martin J. Hagemann, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Julius Hagemann Private services were held Saturday at Kramer's in Dyersville Burial was in St Boniface cemetery. New Vienna Postville — Carolyn Shaffer. 89 Services Monday at IO: 30 at St. Bridget’s church Burial in St. Martin’s cemetery at Cascade Rosary Sunday at 8, Schutte’s. Out of Town Births At Iowa City — Mr and Mrs Douglas A. Hill. 7100 ML Vernon road SE, a son, Dec, ll. At Stillwater, Minn — Mr. and Mrs James C. Hnbly. a son born Dec 12. Hubly is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Hubly, 1915 Blake boulevard SE At Davis, Calif. — Mr and Mrs Nathan Baldwin, a son bom Dei. 13 Baldwin is the son of Mrs Lester Baldwin. 820 Seventeenth street SE Fires 2 09 p m Saturday Sarge in sprinkler system at Wilson St Co 5 41 pin Saturday. Wiring in furnace at Country Kitchen, 2727 Sixth street SW 7 33 p m Saturday . Lights lag to fnse box at 1548 Sixth avenue SE Hiawatha Man Held On Marijuana Charge Linn county deputies Saturday night arrested Joseph A Frazier, 22, of 302 Blairs Ferry road. Hiawatha, on charges of possessing a control led substance believed to be marijuana Frazier was being held in the Unn county jail in lieu of $300 bond (Continued from Page I.) mg nations sought to negotiate with producers without first reaching a unified position “you would have chaos,’’ he added Mid East Peace discard d’Estaing’s comments on energy came after he issued a sharp warning that a “menacing situation still exists” in the Middle East. A durable peace there must take into account not only the right of Israelis to live safely within “secure and recognized boundaries,” he said, but also "those of the Arab states to recover their territorial integrity, and those of the Palestinian people to have a homeland like everyone else ” The black-tie dinner was attended by two dozen U S. and French officials discard d’Estaing greeted Ford earlier with a brisk handshake at I^ametin airport. The two leaders then marched down a IOO yard red carpet and inspected an honor guard of French soldiers and sailors before Ford flew by helicopter to his hotel. Talks Sunday It was the first meeting of the two presidents and they reserved face-to-face negotiations for Sunday and Monday. Upon arrival, Ford quickly sought to focus the summit talks on resolving U S.-French differences in coping with the energy problem. “We must combine our joint efforts with those of our friends and allies if we are to meet the challenges of the last quarter of the 20th century,” Ford said. discard d Estaing did not specifically mention the energy issue, but pointed to “immense changes’’ that are taking place in the world and said this requires the U. S. and France to assume certain responsibilities. France and the U. S. each “has a personality and a situation which leads them quite naturally to adopt different positions with regard to these changes," the French president continuc*d But he quickly-added that he was confident these problems could be overcome. Independence Rites For Marion Woman INDEPENDENCE - Wilma Elizabeth Connell, 64, of Tower Terrace, Marion, and wife of Herbert Connell, died in a Cedar Rapids hospital Friday She was born March 9, 1910, in Audubon Surviving in addition to her husband are a son. James, Independents; four daughters, Elizabeth Rowland, Fremont, Calif.; Mrs Stanley Walton, Marion; Mrs Mike Shilling-law. Independence, and Carole, Union City, Calif; two sisters, Mrs. E. J, Beley. Union, Washington, and Jeannette Henriekson, Virginia; two brothers, John Neicrs and Robert Mullen, both of California, and ll grandchildren Services: Monday at 10:30 at St John’s Catholic church. Parish Rosary today at 3 and wake at 8 at Mason-Hawes. Myrtle Grauel Rites Postponed to Tuesday Services for Myrtle M Grauel, 86. of 2154 Eighth ave nue. Marion, will be postponed until IO a rn. Tuesday She died Thursday in a nursing home. Services were originally scheduled for IO 30 a m Monday and were reported Saturday in The Gazette. Friends may call at Baxter Memorial chapel after 5 p m. Sunday. The Rev. Glen W Lamb will conduct services at the chapel Want to discover a new world? Then read and use the classified ads every day! DEATHS Hits Fire Truck Gozette Photo bv John Mc Ivor The driver of the car on the right, Lillian Van Arsdale, of 1524 Fifth avenue SE, was treated at Mercy hospital for minor injuries Saturday night, then released, after her vehicle collided with a fire engine at the intersection of Fifth avenue and Fifth street SE. The fire company was headed east on Fifth avenue. After hitting the fire truck, the Van Arsdale car bumped into the vehicle at left. Fire Chief Edsel McMickle is shown surveying the damage. There was no damage to the fire truck. Police are continuing their investigation. Single-Groove Bullet Unexplained (Continued from Page I ) les police department, who was in charge of the technical investigation and who now heads the department’s crime laboratory Discrepancy One discrepancy is raised by the testimony of several of the 50 or so persons who crowded into the tiny serving pantry off the Ambassador’s kitchen as Kennedy walked through. None of the witnesses who testified at Sirhan’s trial placed Kennedy closer than two feet to Sirhan when he began to fire Some swore that the two men were separated by as much as eight or IO feet. But chemical tests conducted by Wolferon on the senator’s jacket which bore the entry marks of three bullets, showed that they were fired from a weapon held only a few inches away, Morever, the fourth, and fatal, .22 caliber bullet that struck Kennedy behind the right ear and lodged in his brain, was fired from virtually point-blank range, according to Dr. Thomas Noguchi, the Los Angeles county coroner. Secead-Gua Theory "The inability of people to relate what they see is a fraili- Carl Hill Dies, Rites in Coggon C(Xi(K)N - Carl O Hill, 86, died Friday in a Harvard, III., hospital. Born Feb 12, 1888, in Cedar Rapids, he was married to Elsie Odehnal rn 1944 at Berwyn. 111. Mr Hill was a veteran of World war I, and served both with the U. S. army and the U. S. navy. He was an accountant with the federal government until his retirement. Surviving in addition to his wife are two sons, Joseph Odehnal. Niles, Mich., and Richard Odehnal, Marengo, 111., a daughter, Gladys Sou-eek, Brookfield, IU.; ten grandchildren, two greatgrandchildren, and three brothers, Lacy, Coggon, Adrian, Hiawatha, and Lawrence, San Jose, Calif Services: 9 a rn. Monday at the Murdoch chapel in Coggon Burial: Mt Hope cemetery at Independence Friends may call at the chapel in Coggon after 7 p m. Sunday. A memorial fund has been established 50 Die in Epidemics NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -Meningitis has killed 22 persons in a district 40 miles east of Nairobi, and cholera has killed 28 persons in a district 200 miles west of the city, the government news agency said Saturday ty of human nature,” Busch said in a recent interview But the discrepancy between the testimony and the scientific evidence has given rise to a so-called “seismd gun” theory, which argues that an unidentified assailant, closely positioned behind Kennedy, to his right, was responsible for his murder, and not Sirhan, who was indisputably in front of the advancing senator That theory is buttressed to some extent by Dr Noguchi’s finding that all four of the bullets in Kennedy’s body, or those that passed through his clothing, entered from the back While the number of shots fired and the position of the assailant and his six victims are all subject to the vagaries of witnesses, one discrepancy stands out that does not depend on human recollection. Seven of the eight 22 caliber bullets fired from Sirhan’s cheap revolver were recovered by police, and were photographed in 1970 by William Harper, a retired Pasadena criminologist whose curiosity about the Sirhan case had been piqued by a book about the police department’s investigation. According to Harper, one of the bullets removed from Kennedy’s body does not appear to have been fired from the same pistol as the bullet removed from one of the other victims, William Weisel, a television producer for the American Broadcasting Company. Harper asserts that there is a sufficient difference rn the striations — marks left on the two bullets by the rifling inside the gun barrel — to support the conclusion that they were fired by different weapons. That conclusion is supported by some of Harper’s colleagues, but not by others, who maintain that the differences an1 too marginal to be definitive. But one feature of Safe Smashed; $300 Is Taken Police Saturday night were continuing their investigation into the theft of $991 from a safe at Northtowne Cyclery, I KUH Collins road NE. Burglars early Saturday pried open a rear fitter, then began working on the dial of the heavy safe, police said Unable to crack it open, they rolled the safe down concrete stairs to the basement where it was smashes! open. Always Welcome! Green Plants AVE FLORAL I B0TANICALS 39 I 6*8 Av*. S W. 366-7148 the two bullets, which shows up clearly in the Harper photos, has yet to be explained away. The bullet removed from Kennedy’s body, Harper said last week, possesses only one knurled groove, or cannelure, around its circumference, while the bullet removed from Weisel appears to have two cannelures, indentations which are added to a bullet for lubricating purposes The significance of that discovery was made clear at the Ward hearings last May by Herbert MacDonneli, a profi*ssor of criminalistics from Elmira. N Y., who noted that the eight cartridge casings removed from Sirhan’s pistol had all been made by the (’ase ade Corp of Lewiston, Idaho, and that as far as he could determine Cascade had never manufactured a 22 caliber bullet with only one cannelure, such as was removed from Kennedy’s body. Harper, MacDonneli, Dr. Noguchi, Ward and others have called for a refiring of the weapon taken from Sirhan 17 Cars Parked in Ramp Of Hotel Are Damaged At least 17 ears parked at various levels in the Roosevelt hotel parking ramp were damaged sometime Saturday morning Windshields in three of the automobiles were smashed. Polh'e were watching the situation closely Saturday night to head off further trouble. A district court judge issued a temporary injunction Friday limiting to three the number of pickets allowed at hotel entrance's Members of local 497 of the Hotel. Restaurant and Bartenders International have been on strike against the hotel since Aug I The injuction, however, does not take effect until hotel owners post a $10.(KM) bond Sources said that will not take plat e until Monday morning The first report of vandalism was made with police shortly after noon Saturday by Robert Huelsenbeck, 4528 Sugar Pine drive NE He said a car owned by Reeve Volkswagen had been scrap«*d on both sides by sharp instruments One tire was flat He told police nails were sprinkled in the drive-way leading into the hotel ramp. Carl C. Esker, 1461 Golf view drive NE, reported the windshield in his car was smashed by a large piece of concrete. Ed Helgert, 633 Soutter court SE, said the right windshield wiper on his auto was bent. Sam R Mcl^iughlin, 212 Fourteenth street NE. said the back window in his car was broken, a tire slashed, and both sides of the car damaged by rocks and sticks Penny Keener, 1638 B avenue NE. said the left front door window on her car was broken, and the windshield was smashed. Kenneth Wilson. 1065 Westview drive, Marion, reported that both side mirrors on his car were broken, and a windshield wiper damaged Harold L. Moore, 700 Twenty-sixth street SE, reported the wipers on his car bent Gary Campbell, 4018 Dalewood avenue SE, said the front window of his car was smashed. After the initial reports were filed, police made a survey at the ramp and discovered other vehicles damage. Other damage reports were expelled late Saturday and today No arrests were made in connection with the vandalism NOVAK MONUMENT CO. KIMI; HK MORI ALS NI VK |X!2 203 14th Ava. SE Phone 364-4439 Markers, Monument* and Private Mausoleums CENTURY BURIAL VAULTS Since 1927 Charles, Henrietta, St Charles Jr. Pochohradsky 4219 MT VERNON RD. S E 364-7478 JOH* K. LAPIN flowers Since 1909 Con yamen? downtown location 308 Third Avenue S E. 365-0511 _r The Cedar Rapids jTiazette: Sun., Dec. 15, 1974 3A Jesup Woman Dies of Injuries INDEPENDENCE - Susan Ellen Stone, 24, of Jesup and formerly of Independence, died Saturday at Schoitz hospital in Waterloo from injuries suffered in an automobile accident in late November near Jesup Surviving are two sons, Michael and Erie, both at home; her parents, Mr. and Mrs James Fields, Independence; and grandmother, Mrs. Andrew Fields, of New York City Services will be held at 7 p m Tuesday at the Mason-Hawe chapel in Independence by the Rev Bernard G. Olson. Burial Mt Hope cemetery rn Hastings-on-the-Hud-son, N Y. Friends may call between 6 and 9 p m. Monday and from I to 7 pm Tuesday at the funeral home as the definitive test of whether the contested bullet found in Kennedy’s body was actually discharged from Sirhan’s gun. Barring that, they want a radioactivity tc*st performed that would establish the similarity of the bullets’ composition, and thus support or refute their common origin But Bush said last week that he would not consent to reopen the Sirhan investigation because “we have a question about the integrity of the bullets and the integrity of the gun.” He refer red to a 1971 grand jury inquiry which criticized the handling of the Sirhan evidence by I ais Angeles county officials, and Busch addl'd that a reexamination might not prove conclusive and thereby fuel unwanted speculation about the assassination. Busch also asserted that the question of the cannelures alone was insufficient proof, since such marketings could be erased on impact, a conclusion with which Harper and other experts disagree 4-Inch Snowfall Is Forecast Here The U.S. weather bureau was revising its snowstorm predictions downward late Saturday night, but still forecast four inches or more snow for Eastern Iowa. At ll p.m. Saturday, the forecast called for continued rain mixed with snow, becoming mostly snow by morning. At times today, heavy snow was expected Snow today is gradually expected to turn to light flurries, ending late in the day Cloudy skies and temperatures in the mid-20s are predicted for Monday Road Reports The following numbers may be called for up-to-date highway conditions Cedar Rapids...(319) 366 1884 Atlantic (712) 243 4892 Belmond (SIS) 444-S28K Cedar Falls  (319 ) 266 7S7S Denison (712) 263 4886 Des Moines  (SIS) 288 1647 Fulrfleld (SIS) 472 SIM Maquoketa .... (119) 6S2 2414 Storm Uke  (712) 732-1563 (More Briefs on Page JOA.) Parents A non v mons — Persons seeking information on Parents Anonymous can call .’166-5628 An incorrect phone number was given in an article on the group in Friday’s Gazette * * * Senior Christians — The Rev C, W Ellerbeck of Kenwood United Methodist church will speak at the annual Christmas party of the Senior Men’s Christian club Tuesday at I p m at Bishops Lindale • *    * Arrested — Joyce D. Stephenson, route 2, Walker, was charged Saturday by Cedar Rapids police with shoplifting She was accused of taking a $26 88 auto stereo at K mart east She was being held in jail in lieu of bond. « *    * Breakin — Michael Kolsrud, 5433 Klinger street SW, said music equipment, trading stamps and tools valued at $819, plus $45 in cash, were taken from his home recently *    *    * Items Taken — Mary Butters, 911 D avenue NW, said Nativity scene statues valued at $150 were taken from her back yard *    *    * Tools Taken — Charles Ross. 1204 Nineteenth avenue SW , said $2(M) in tools were taken from the garage at his home Hunting for a real good buy Try reading the classified ads . . make it a habit! Mrs. Roy Rathbun Vera A. Rathbun, 63, of 4101 Eighteenth avenue SW, wife of Roy Rathbun. died Friday after a short illness. She was horn in Waconia Jujy 6, 1911, and had resided in Cedar Rapids since 1953. She was employed at the Industrial Towel and Uniform Service, and was a member of Teamsters local ‘238. Surviving in addition to her husband, to whom she was married Dec. 24,    1947, in Hampton, is her mother, Clara Swehla, Manly; and a sister. Ruth Sears, Mason City. Services. IO a m Tuesday in the Janeba-Kuba funeral home west by the Rev Clarence Frana. Burial: St John’s cemetery Friends may call at Janeba-Kuba funeral home west after 5 p.m. today. Memorial Services Bready, (ais Cedi- Turner chapel east at 1:30 p m. Monday by Dr. Arnold Herbst. Entombment: Chapel of Memories Friends may call at Turner east until I p m Monday. The casket will not he opened after the service. Chfhak, MIU A.— Turner chapel east at 10:30 a rn. Monday by Dr John P Woods. Burial:    Cedar Memorial. Friends may call at Turner east until IO a rn. Monday. The casket will not he opened after the service Believe Fumes From Car Killed Dubuque Girl IA MOTTE (UPI) - A Du-buque girl died and a young I,a Motte man was hospitalized Saturday after they apparently were overcome by carbon monoxide fumes in a car The Jackson county sheriff’s office said Victoria Lynn Weidemann, 18, of Dubuque was dead on arrival at Jackson County hospital in Maquoketa. The man, Dale Weimer-skirch, 21. of I^a Motte, was in the intensive care unit at Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque, The two were found in the car about 9 a.m. Saturday by Leta Bechen of La Motte. The engine of the car. which didn t have a muffler or tall pipe, was still running The car was parked about I Vi miles northeast of La Motte on a county road near the Bechen farm Iowa Cracking Down on Illinois Liquor Purchases DAVENPORT (UPI) -Agents of the Iowa Beer and Liquor Enforcement Division apparently have started another crackdown on Iowans buying holiday liquor in Illinois The agents reportedly are checking Iowans who buy liquor in western Illinois to ensure that they are not bringing more than one quart back into the state A similar action last year brought a storm of protest from liquor store owners in western Illinois, but Illinois Attorney General William Scott ruled that Iowa agents could operate in Illinois as long as any arrests were made in Iowa Iowa agents reportedly check liquor stores in Illinois, then notify other agents in Iowa to identify Iowans buying the liquor. Th** Odar Rapid* Gazette Established rn ISSI bv Th* Gazette C® and published daily and Sunday at SOO Third av* St Cedar Rapids. iowa S2406 >«*(. and ck»»» dos tau* boid at Odor Wapitis iowa Sudser lotion rates by carrier 9$ cents a week By mat! Nipht Edition and Sunday 6 issues S3 IS a month 1)9 OO a year Al tar noon Editions and Sunday I issues it SS a month MC OO a year Other states and U S territories MO OO o year No Moil Sudser lotions accepted in areas bovine Gazette carrier service The Associated Press is entitled • ■elusively to the use tor republication of all the local news printed in this news Doper us wen as on AP news dispatches Established in by The Gazette Co and published doily and Sunday at SOO Thir d ave SI Ceour Would*. iowa VJ406 Second class oostaue paid at Cedar Wapitis iowa TEAHEN FUNERAL HOME Marian F. Peahen OWNER Chon* rn mn Killen B Kuhn MORTICIAN SM Hrs! Ave NU <c S © Wa have so many baautifui ways to say something spacial FLORIST and Gin SHOP 364-8139 phone answered 24 hours every day ;

  • Albert J. Kosnar
  • Andrew Fields
  • Arnold Herbst
  • Carl C. Esker
  • Carl Hill
  • Carl O Hill
  • Carl O. Hill
  • Carolyn Schaffer
  • Carolyn Shaffer
  • Charles Ross
  • Christopher Gralnnd
  • Clar Ence
  • Clara Swehla
  • David Lee Scandridge
  • Dennis L. Walshire
  • E. J
  • Edward C. Meyer
  • Elizabeth Rowland
  • Elsie Odehnal
  • Gary Campbell
  • Gary F. Bash
  • Glen W Lamb
  • Goldie Hoffman
  • Harold L. Moore
  • Herbert Connell
  • Herbert Macdonneli
  • Jeannette Henriekson
  • John Hubly
  • John L. Walsh
  • John Mc Ivor
  • John Neicrs
  • John P Woods
  • John Wiley
  • Joseph A Frazier
  • Joseph Odehnal
  • Joyce D. Stephenson
  • Kenneth Wilson
  • Kim A. Collins
  • Leta Bechen
  • Lillian Van Arsdale
  • Lulu Randolph
  • Marian F. Peahen
  • Martin J. Hagemann
  • Mary Butters
  • Michael Hapfer
  • Michael Kolsrud
  • Mrs Douglas A. Hill
  • Mrs James C. Hnbly
  • Mrs James Fields
  • Mrs Lester Baldwin
  • Mrs Nathan Baldwin
  • Mrs Stanley Walton
  • Richard Odehnal
  • Robert Huelsenbeck
  • Robert Mullen
  • Roy Rathbun
  • Ruth Sears
  • Sam R Mcl
  • Susan Ellen Stone
  • Susan Stone
  • Thomas Noguchi
  • Victoria Lynn Weidemann
  • William Harper
  • William Scott
  • William Weisel
  • Wilma E. Connell
  • Wilma Elizabeth Connell

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Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette

Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Issue Date: December 15, 1974

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