Cedar Rapids Gazette, December 28, 1974, Page 3

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - December 28, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa The CVUur itjimls Guietle: Sat., December 28, 1974 DEATHS Mrs. Gus Olson Ethel Olson, a resident of Cedar Rapids from 19-17 to 1957, and wife of Cius Olson, died Friday at llinsdale, 111. Born Sept. 2, 1895 in Chicago, she and Mr. Olson were married Sept. 7, 1921 at Chicago. Mr. Olson wag a vice-president at Link-Belt Speeder in Cedar Rap- ids. Surviving in addition to her husband are a son, Warren Olson, La Grange, 111.; a daugh- ter, Mrs. Wally Lynch, Downers Grove, 111.; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Services: Monday at V melte, III. The family suggests that friends may, if they wish, contribute to the La Grange Bible church in lieu of flowers. Rain and showers are -forecast Saturday night over parts of the Ohio valley and the mid-Atlantic states. Snow is predicted for the mid-Rockies. Fair to partly cloudy elsewhere. The Weather High lemwratures Friday, low tem- peratures overnight and Inches of pre- dDltatlon: Anchorage 15 -OS L. Angeles 59 44 .55 Atlanta ...5? 56 .03 Miami ....76 69 Bismarck 08 Mtn'apolls 32 30 Chicago ...M M M N. Orleans 76 62 Dtnver 20 New York 40 34 Dululh ....2? 24 Phoenix 61 40 Honolulu ..S3 73 Seattle ..M M M Houston ..52 52 .28 Washington 46 41 .07 C. R. Weafher High Friday 36 Low overnight............. 35 Noon Saturday 39 Fires p.m. Friday. Flush gas- oline at First street and Sev- enth avenue SW. Friday. Undeter- mined to debris at 2003 Me- morial drive SE. p.m. Friday. Under in- vestigation at 1100 block of Forty-second street SE. p.m. Friday. Flush gaso- line at 4300 block ol Center Point road NE. p.m. Friday. Undeter- mined to boxes in compactor at Southeast C. R. Home Is Looted, Loss Near A breakin reported Saturday at the Roger L. Carpenter resi- dence, 137 Twenty-ninth street drive SE, netted cash and assorted items valued at Carpenter 2 p.m.........................4114501 First avenue SE. Precipitation ..............none Total for December 0.71 Normal for December Normal through Dec......33.18 Total for 1974..............40.03 Barometer, falling.........30.09 Humidity at noon ..........75% Wind direction and velocity al Gazette weather station at p.m. S at 12 mph. Sun rises a.m.; sun sets, p.m. Year Ago Today High, 36; low, 13; precipitation 0. Degree D-ays Friday 37 Total to date ..............2607 Through Dec. 27, 1973 .....2361 Percent of normal year___ 39.9 Total normal Out of Town Births At Milan, Mr. and Mrs. Harry C. Hart, a son Dec 27. Hart is the son of Delia Hart, 1229 Twentieth avenue SW. Mrs. Hart is tho daughtoi' of Mi', and Mrs. Aubrey McShane, Springville. Plans Petition To Senate on Cliff-Hanger CONCORD, N. H. (AP) Democrat John A. Durkin says he will personally present a pcti lion to the U. S. senate Monda. saying he should be seated as a senator from New Hampshire. Durkin's hopes of gaining tha seat suffered a further setback Friday when Republican Gov Meldrim Thomson certified Re publican Rep. Louis Wyman as winner of the Nov. 5 election. Thomson's action followed an nouneement by the state ballol law commission that Wyman had won the election by a mar- gin of two votes out of cast. It is the closest senate election on record. Durkin earlier appeared to have won the seat by 10 votes after a recount by the New Hampshire secretary of state's office. At that time, Thomson certified Durkin the winner. That certificate remains in the senate file. No action has been taken on it. Durkin is expected to argue that the senate should review the proceedings of the Republi- can-controlled ballot law com- mission. Iowa Deaths Monticcllo Mrs. Herman H. Haycn, 74. Monday at 11, St. Matthew's Lutheran church. Goettsch's. Oelwcin Matha L. Hall- berg, 81. Monday at Zion Lutheran church. Brant-Kern's. Belle Plaine Mrs Ed Ci- bula, 71. Halverson's. Dccorah Beuben W. Knut- son, 59. Sunday at 2, Madison Lutheran church. Stcinc'b1. Oxford Junction Franklin Blahnik, 43, rural Mon- Clerk at YMGA Reports Robbery A clerk at the Central YMCA Saturday reported he was robbed of by a man who held his hand in his pocket as if he had a gun. Frank Wells, who lives at the Y, 500 First avenue NE, told police the man entered the lobby at a.m. Saturday and demanded money. Police said the robber was a black male, about 20 years old, 5 feet 8 to 10 inches tall and weighing about 170 pounds. The mouth. Hayden's. Coralvillc Robert Sher- lock, 34. Monday at 11, Zion Lutheran church. Visitation at Scorge L. Gay's beginning Sun- day morning. A memorial fund lias been established Oxford Ralph Dwyer, 78. Tuesday at 10, St. Mary's Cath- olic church. Hosary Monday at 8, George L. Gay's Oxford chapel, where friends may call Beginning Monday morning. Olin Linda Harington, 33, Hayden's. Center Point Loren T. Jenks, 05. Memorial service Sunday at 10, First Christian church. Independence Elsie Me- Vlalion, 70. Memorial services Sunday at 2, Mason-Hawe's. The family requests no visita- tion and no flowers. A memori- al fund has been established Tipton Irma Crawford, 76. Monday at 11, First United Methodist church. Visitation at Sheets and Sons Sifter 9 a.m. Sunday. A memorial fund has been established. West Union Lula Blunt, 84. Services tentatively set fur Monday at 2, Burnham and Woods. Belle Plaine Emil Neben- dahl, SB. Monday at Hal- verson's. items taken told police the included jewelry valued at two tape record- ers valued at an amplifier valued at a black and white television set valued at a 1.12 gauge shotgun valued at a turntable valued al and four speakers valued at Propose Lighter Auto Bumpers WASHINGTON (AP) Heavy automobile bumpers that now are built to withstand a 5-mile- per-hour crash would be r placed on 1970 models by softer version that would cut damage protection but also de- crease car weight and fuel con- sumption, under a transportation department proposal. The department, announcing :he plan Friday, said its cur- rent standards have not pro- duced enough benefits to offset :he extra cost and weight of the heavy bumpers. Under the new proposal, auto- makers would be permitted to install soft bumpers of plastic or rubber that could withstand impact of two feind a-half miles an hour without damage. The standard would be raised to 4 m.p.h. on Sept. 1, 1978, for cars weighing pounds or more and on Sept. 1, 1973, for lighter cars. Tlie proposal cannot take ef- fect until the department has re- ceived public comment. Boy Jailed on Traffic, Drug Counts after Chase A 17-year-old boy was arrest- ed Friday after a stolen car he abandoned while fleeing from police struck another car and a light pole. Police charged the boy with larceny of a motor vehicle, pos- session of a controlled sub- stance, attempting to elude, pos- .possession of a controlled sub- sessing an altered driver's li- cense and violation of an in- struction permit. The chase began shortly after i p.m. Friday near the intersec- tion of Eighth avenue and Third street SE when police noticed he car did not have license plates. The driver failed to stop for hree stop signs on Seventh av- nue SE before driving through a parking lot at Mercy hospital. After leaving the parking lot, School Breakin 9robe: Discover Suspect Asleep Sleeping on the job proved un- vise for a 16-year-old Cedar lapids boy. The boy was arrested shortly ifter 8 a.m. Saturday by police vho were called to a breakin at 'aft junior high school, 5200 E the youth jumped from the car and ran. The unattended car then struck a car and a light pole. Police arrested the youth at his residence after a citizen saw him run into the house, which is near the hospital. The youth was charged with stance after a search at the police station discovered a quantity of a substance believed to be marijuana in his clothing. The youth was being held in the county jail. man was wearing three-'avenue quarter length brown coat and Police "lc bov asIeeP Ian pants. i under a table in a woodworking room. Tlio boy was charged with Woman Faces Drug, Shoplifting Counts Joan M. Souchek, 18, of 924 Norwood drive SE, was charged Friday with violation of the con- :rolled substance act and shop- lifting. Miss Souchek was charged with the drug violation after she was arrested at the Target store, 1501 First avenue SE. Po- lice said a quantity of a sub- stance believed to be marijuana was found in her purse when she was searched at the police station. A store employe slopped Miss Souchek as she allegedly at- tempted to leave the store with a cigsrct case. Miss Souchek was released after posting bond on the drug charge. Arthur N. Claes Arthur N. Claes, 73, of 1819 Chandler street SW, died Satur- day after a long illness. Mr. Claes was born Aug. 29, 1901, in Hanover, Germany, and moved to the United States in 1907. He was a retired Collins Radio Co. employe. He was a member of St. Pat- rick's Catholic church, Catholic Order of Foresters and Frater- nal Order of Eagles Aerie 2272. Surviving are his wife, Jose- phine, to whom he was married June 3, 1961; a daughter, Mrs. Joseph Chmelicek, and a son, Robert Claes, all of Cedar Rapids; twelve grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and a sister, Mrs. Leo Vogel, Leon. Services: Monday 9 a.m., St. Patrick's Catholic church by the Rev. Martin Laughlin. Burial: St. John's cemetery. Rosary Sunday at p.m. at Janeba- Kuba funeral home west where friends may call after 9 a.m. Sunday. Mrs. Ernest Hesse Margaret Allie Johanna Hesse, widow of Ernest .John Hesse, who had been spending the winter with her daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Mueller, 3102 Outlook drive SW, died Friday. She was born Oct. 19, 1888 in Benton county, Mo., and was a member of Immanuel Lutheran church at Lincoln, Mo. Surviving hi addition to her daughter are two sons, Olaf Chris Hesse, Cleghorn, Mo.; and Arnold Alvin Hesse, of Sed-alia, Mo.; six grandchildren, a sister and four brothers. Services: Fred Davis and Son iuneral home at Lincoln, Mo., on Monday. Local arrangements were handled by Turner chapel west. City Briefs Radio Taken Lelamt L. Webster, 1010 Bealer court SE, Friday reported a radio valued at taken from his cur while parked at his residence. liuresh Uenlul Kent better brand named equipment. Adv. Best Itcntnl Itents The Best. -Adv. Games, Montrose. Doors Sat- urday Sunday Brcakln Reported Terry Reid, 1822 Center drive SW, Sat- urday reported five cases of anli-freeze containing six gal- lons each taken from the Ware- co station, 28 Sixteenth avenue SW. The anli-freeze was valued at End of month sale, Coach House Fashions, 110 3rd St. S.E. -Adv. Roman's Hairstyles (Hiawa- tha) closed till January Adv. Car Entered Lester G. Klouda, Seventeenth street SE, Friday reported an AM-FM radio and tape player combina- tion set valued at a portable television set valued at a 12 gauge shotgun valued at and 12 tapes valued at taken from his car while parked at his residence. Holiday Special Shampoo Ocea D. Lorenzen Ocea D. Lorenzen, 85, of 527 Seventh street SE, a long time resident of Cedar Rapids, died Friday at an Iowa City nursing home. She was born Sept. 5, 1889, at Fennimorc, Wis. Mrs. Lorenzen had owned and operated a boarding and rooming house for many years. She was a member of Jehovah's Witnesses. Surviving are a grandson and two great-grandchildren. Services: p.m. Monday at the Beatty-Beurle chapel by Jo- seph Mikulas, one of Jehovah's Witnesses. Burial: Oak Hill cemetery. Friends may call at :he chapel after noon Sunday. Man Arrested For Gasoline Station Breakin William T. Doe, 20, of 1628 Second avenue SE, was charged Saturday .with possession of a controlled substance after he was arrested on another charge. Doe, who was arrested after lolice discovered he was want- ed on a warrant charging him with breaking and entering, was searched at the police station and a quantity of a substance believed to be marijuana was 'ound in his pockets. Police arrested Doe near his residence at a.m. Saturday. The warrant charged Doe with a break'm Nov. 27 at the Roof Oil Co., 629 Second avenue SE, which was foiled when a man isleep inside the service station struck the suspect with a truck Doo was being held in the county jail in lieu of bond. living room, bedroom Diamond Carpet, 366-6226. -Adv. Evy's Lounge; Saturday, Don Miller. Reservations New Year's eve, no cover. Next to Para- mount Ihpnter. Adv. Soys It's Questionable Whether CIA Domestic Scrutiny Illegal WASHINGTON (AP) Rep. Lucien Neclzi chair- man of I he house intelligence subcommittee, indicates t h e Central Intelligence Agency has engaged In some domestic in- telligence work. He said in an interview Fri- day night that he was briefed last year by CIA Director Wil- liam Colby on the agency's do- mestic activities. Although he refused to be spe- cific about the data he received, Nedzi said he presumes he was given the same information con- tained in the report Colby sent President Ford this week. Ford asked for the report after published charges that the ?IA, which was designed by law to deal only in foreign espio- nage, had engaged in is necessary to pro- spying against anti-war sidcnts. "Hns Been Awnrc" Nedzi said "in all probability the National Security Council has been aware" of any CIA do- mestic surveillance work. He said he based this conclusion on the fact the NSC "generally oversees those activities (of the CIA) that are not routine." A spokesman for Secretary ol State Kissinger, head of the council, said this week that Kis- singer "has never seen any sur- vey of American citizens by the CIA and he doesn'l know if any such survey exists." Nedzi [Minted out that the CIA has claimed that some domestic dis-ltcct its agents and sources of in- I formation but he said that "as far as my information goes" the surveillance did not go as far as Suing Stonehouse, Says Ex-Business Colleague LONDON (AP Two former jusiness associates of runaway British lawmaker John Stone- louse were quoted Saturday as saying he owes them money. Stonehouse, 49, a cabinet min- ister in a previous Labor gov- irnment, is under detention in Melbourne, Australia, where he was being he disap- Tires Slashed On Parked Car At Roosevelt Police on duty at the Roose- velt hotel Friday discovered a car in the parking ramp that had four tires slashed and the windows broken. The car owned by a Barring- ton, 111., rental company was on the first level of the parking ramp. Police were unable to locate the driver who left the car at the hotel. An estimated 20 picketers con- gregated at the hotel between 7 and 9 p.m. Friday. No arrests were made. Police found the damaged car at p.m. after checking the hotel's parking ramp for picketers and possible damage. 'The 'Sound of Music" To Be on ABC-TV NEW YORK (AP) Sound of Music" and a number of other recent films released by 20th Century Fox will appear on ABC-TV during the 1975-1976 season. Julie Andrews starred in the 1965 film about the Trapp fam- ily and broke boxoffice records. old authorities he jlackmailed when leared in Miami Beach Nov. 20. 3e turned up in Australia under a false name. Keith White, who quit in July as co-director of Stonehouse's ;roup of companies, told the Jaily Mail he is suing his colleague over an agree- ment to buy back worth of shares. He said Stonehouse refused to abide by the agree- ment. silent on whetlier Stonehouse could face criminal charges here, either over his business activities or his disapparing act. When he surfaced in Austra- lia, he used passports issued in names of men who died recently in the North Walhall district he represents in 'he house of com- mons. 'Both widows say he visit- ed them to inquire into their husbands' past lives. "Unfair Pressure" Peter Collaro, another former director, was quoted in the Sun newspaper as saying Stonehouse owes him from another shares deal. He said Slonehouse was "bound to go bankrupt." Stonehouse's secretary, Sheila Buckley, was quoted in the Lon- don Evening News as saying he was under "massive unfair pressure" and five business as- sociates were "in effect black- mailing him." She did not identify the five but said all worked for compa- nies with which he was connect- ed. Stonehouse has asked to be allowed to remain in Australia to start a new life and awaits a decision on whether he will be deported as an illegal im- migrant. His wife, Barbara, has joined him in Melbourne. She told the London Daily Express she thinks he needs psychiatric treatment. "This Is Nonsense" "He is still terribly she said in an interview. "In some strange way he seems to think his action was not particu- larly help continue unfettered. But this is nonsense." British authorities have been extraordinary and would Hints Soviet Reprisal for Trade MOSCOW (AP) A high- ranking official Soviet journalist indicated Saturday that the So- viet Union may retaliate against U. S. conerns for restrictions written by congress into the recently-approved trade bill. The new attack on the bill was in a major article in the newspaper Sovietskaya Rossiya by Leonid Zamyatin, head of Tass agency and a fre- quent spokesman for Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev. Zamyatin said that in 1972 the U. S. and the Soviet Union "as- sumed obligations to grant the other side unconditionally the most-favored-nation (trading) status. This is natural to de- velop mutually profitable trade." "In the present situation the failure of one of the parties to honor its commitments cannot but affect the commitments as- sumed by the other party under a series of commercial and fi- nancial Zamyatin wrote. Doesn't Enlarge He did not enlarge on what appeared to be a threat of retal- iation against U. S. firms which liave signed trade accords with the Russians since President Nixon and Brezhnev signed the Won't Forbid FBI Check On Socialist Convention Bridge Attacked SAIGON (AP Viet Cong roops attacked a bridge 15 miles north of Saigon Saturday, lamaging one span and halting raffic. ST. LOUIS (AP) The Young Socialist Alliance is opening a national political con- vention with the FBI having :ourt permission to conduct sur- veillance of the meeting. Supreme Court Justice Thur- ;ood Marshall turned down a request Friday for an injunction against such surveillance on the ground that the meeting is open to everyone. There was no official indica- lion that FBI agents would at- tend the convention. But govern- ment lawyers, urging Marshall :o deny the injunction, claimed a bar to surveillance would com- Jromise the identity of FBI in- lormers because their absence would be noted. The alliance, a youth affiliate of the Socialist Workers party, lad sought supreme court re- view of a U. S. court of appeals decision in New York on Tues- lay. The court of appeals over- urned a federal judge's order >anning the surveillance. Powell Refusal After the Marshall decision, YSA attorneys submitted their bid for an injunction to Supreme Court Justice Lewis Powell, but he refused to hear arguments. The Marshall decision bars as did the court of appeals and his business partners !o I trade agreement in 1972. That agreement tagged down in Congress when Sen. Jackson (D-Wash.) led a drive to deny the Soviets most-favored-nation status unless they lifted restric- tions on emigration, mainly of Jews seeking exit visas for Israel. Jackson recently dropped his opposition, saying Secretary of State Kissinger had negotiated an understanding under which the Kremlin would let about Jews emigrate annually. The bill passed with provisions tying trade advantages, to eased emigration. But Soviet officials hotly de- nied any understanding and ac- cused congress of unwarranted interference in Soviet internal affairs. The Soviet press fired off a series of attacks on the bill of which Zamyatin's is the lat- est. the original ruling the FBI from turning over names of con- vention participants to the Civil Service Commission. Marshall also said lie would hold the justice department to its promise that it "has not au- thorized any disruptive activity at the convention and has no intention of transmitting any information obtained at the con- vention to non-governmental en- tities such as schools or employ- ers. The YSA had argued that FBI spying would have a "chilling effect" on attendance because of fears by some participants about present employment secu- rity or future job prospects. "Not Lightly" The government argued that, although the alliance officially renounces violence, a minority advocates violent tactics. Marshall wrote: "It is true that governmental surveillance charged in published reports. He said that, because of loop- holes in the law which created the CIA, it is questionable whether it violated it. He added that some of the CIA's domestic activities have been improper. He declined to specify what ac- tivities he was referring to. Kissinger Request The Washington Post reported Saturday that Kissinger has urged Ford to appoint a citizens commission to investigate ac- cusations that the CIA has con- ducted illegal domestic spying. The Post said Kissinger was pushing the idea in the hope that such a forum would stem public controversy and provide a review of alleged CIA spying in a "rational, unemotional and careful manner." The Post quoted what it termed a well-placed source as saying a commission "with the right people on it" would be "less likely to be driven by the spirit of the moment than con- gressional Investigations would e." Hearings into the allegations already have been promised by Sen. John Stennis chairman of the senate armed services committee; Sen. John Sparkman incoming chairman of the senate foreign relations committee; and Ned- zi's panel. Suit Filed Rep. Michael Harrington (D- a frequent CIA critic, filed suit in federal court Friday to seek an injunction against CIA covert intervention in foreign countries and domestic surveillance. Harrington said congress had a "dismal record" of supervis- ing the CIA's secret activities. His suit named Colby, Kis- singer and Treasury Secretary Simon as defendants. Two Girls Hurt In C.R. Accident Two girls suffered head lacer- ations early Saturday when the car in which they were passen- gers and another car collided at [he intersection of Sixteenth av- enue and Sixth street SW. Both were treated at Mercy hospital and released. Elizabeth Miller, 216 Fifth street SW, and Julie Ryan, 232 Twenty-ninth avenue SW, both 17, were injured at a.m. Saturday. The girls were riding in a car driven by Deborah E. Kempf, 17, of 3325 Ravenwood terrace NW. Police said Miss Kempf's car was struck by a car driven jy Harry A. Fields, 19, of 616 Fourth avenue SE. Fields was charged with diso- leying a traffic signal. (Continued from Page 1.) an Andres mountains, officials said. "When I got so sleepy I couldn't keep moving, I found some branches and covered over a place in a ravine to help ceep the cold he said. Temperatures dipped to 10 de- rees. Taken to a hospital Joseph vas reported in fair condition. A lospital spokesman said his toes might be frostbitten. He was wearing a wind- weaker, sweatshirt and insulat- ed underwear when he became ost. Sheriff Charles Cox said he "Absurd Stand- "One has to lose all sense ofjunteers. Earlier Friday Cox said reality to take such an absurd ;he had just about given up hope stand, namely to.make such an el mentary thing as non- discriminatory trade a pretext for interference in the affairs of another Zamyatin wrote. "This is an absurd and hope- less position. The question of emigration of citizens from any country lies within the compe- and infiltration cannot in any lence of the state concerned." j context be taken lightly But) Zamyatin sharply criticized our abhorrence for abuses of "forces which are trying to governmental investigative an- damage the good development thority cannot be permitted to of relations between our two lead to an indiscriminate ingncss to enjoin undercover in- vestigation of any nature, when- ever a countervailing Amendment claim is raised. For 61 years flowers for all occasions Hirohilo Ho.ist Premier Hurt The boy was charged with, TOKyo _ TEL AVIV (AP) ,.rimci breaking and entering and anf) havc: Minister Yitzhak Rabin suffered lcaswl jbecn granted a 24.6 percent in-j I crease in their budget to cover: Drive Safely rising living expenses. a broken collarbone m a fall at his home. FLOWERS SHY SO WILL Ave. Floral Botanicals 39 16th AVP. 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