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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - December 29, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa The Cedar Rapids Gazelle: Sun., Dec. Record-- C.R. Weather High Saturday....................42 llp.m. Saturday................ 31 None Total for December..........0.71 Normal for December.......1.41) Normal through Dec... 33 18 Total for Barometer, falling..... 3001 Humidity at 11 p.m..........93% Wimd direction and velocity at 11 p.m: Sat II mph. Su rises Monday. sun sets. Year Ago High 26; low 9; precipitation, none. Births Mercy Dec. 27 To Ihe families of Gary Dnsll, Crestridge avenue SW, a daughter; Jerry Morris, 3208 Bramble road SW, a daughter. Births St. Luke's Dec. 27 To (he families of Michael McDonald, 4301 Sherman street NE, a son- Robert A. Locke, 3000 J street SW, a son; Thomas E. Haas, Monticello, a daughler; Stevan L. Stauffacher, 1622 Sierra drive NE, a son; K. A. Nan- Jappa, 205 Windsor drive NE, a daughler; Daniel R. Witt- man, 1417 N avenue NW, a son Larry M. Junklns, 3620 Twelflh avenue SW, a son. Dec. 28 To Ihe families of Allen L. Johnson, 1176 Fourth street, Marion, a daughter; Maurice Van Note. Palo, a daughter; Robert' D. Ross, 1247 Fourth slreel SW, a son. Fires p.m. Salurday. llays- tack behind 1120 Glass road NE. p.m. Saturday. Need- less call to Wiley boulevard and Sixteenth avenue SW. Bethlehem Cuts Steel Price Hike PITTSBURGH (AP) Bethlehem Steel Corp., follow- ing Ihe lead set by U.S. Steel last week, announced Satur- day a partial rollback of price increases scheduled to lake ef- fect Monday. Belhlehem, the nation's No. 2 steel producer, said it would drop increases for tin plate and steel rail, which togclher accounlcd for about 20 percent of thc hikes posted last Mon- day. Tin plate is used almost ex- clusively in the tin can indus- try, while slecl rail is used for railroad tracks. Milk- (Continued from Page hundred pounds. This was 80 percent of parity last March 1 but due to inflation is only worth about 71 to 73 percent of current parity. The Humphrey bill would require that the government increase its support level to 85 percent of parity immediately and require thai the support level be recomputed every three months, beginning next March 1, to keep the dollar level al 85 percent of parity. Since milk is selling for near the support price now, an increase in the support level would raise Ihe price lo pro- cessors and eventually to con- sumers. Pigs, Hay Lost In Barn Blaze SPRINGVILLE About 750 bales of hay and a dozen small pigs were lost Saturday after- noun as fire destroyed a barn on the Fred Gordon farm, about a mile southwest nf here. Springville firemen were able to protect an adjacent building and nearby farm equipment, however, as well as save several sows and about 50 small pigs from the blaze. Chuck Barnes, assistant fire chief, said faulty wiring was probably responsible for the fire, which broke out at about p.m. c Thc Cedar Guclt Established In 1883 bv Thc Gorette Co. and published dolly and Sunday ol 500 Third ave. SE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52406. Second class postage paid al Cedar Roplds, lows. Subscription rates by carrier 95 cents a week. Bv moll: Nloht Edition and Sunday 0 Issues 1375 a month, 139.00 a veor: Af- ternoon Editions and Sunday 7 Issues tt.85 a month, MO.OO a year. Other stoles and U.S. territories MO.OOo veor. No Mall subscriptions accepted In areas having Gazette carrier service. The Associated Press Is entitled exclusively to 'he use tor reouollcallon of all tocoi news printed In this news- paper as well as oil AP news dlspolches. Established fn 1MJ bv The Goiottt Co. and published dolly and Sunday at 500 Third ave SE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Second class postage pold at Cedor Roplds, Iowa. Always Welcomel Plants AVE FLORAL t IOT1NICALS 16th S.W. Iowa Deaths Wadeaa Martin Ander- son, 73. Monday at p.m. al Presbyterian church. Visi- tation at Glcim's in Arlington after Sunday. Mtillcello Mrs. Herman 11. Haycn, 74. Monday at 11, SI. Matthew's Lutheran church. Goetlsch's. Oelweln Matha L. Hall- berg, 81. Monday at Lutheran church. Brant- Kern's. Decorate Reuben W. Knutson, 59. Sunday at '2. Madjson Lutheran church. Sleine's. Oxford Junction Frank- lin Blahnlk, jr., 43, rural Mon- moulh. Hayden's. Coralvllle Robert' Sher- lock, 34. Monday at 11, Zion Lutheran church. VIsitalion at George L. Gay's beginning Sunday morning. A memorial fund has been established. Oxford Ralph Dwycr, 78. Tuesday at 10, St. Mary's Catholic church. Rosary Mon- day at 8, George L. Gay's Ox- ford chapel, where friends may call beginning Monday morning. Olln Linda Haringtnn, 33. Monday al 2, St. John American Lutheran church. Visitation after 1 Sunday, Hay- den's. Center Point Loren T. Jenks, 65. Memorial service Sunday at 10, First Christian church. Independence Elsie McMahon, 76. Memorial serv- ices Sunday at 2, Mason- Hawc's. The family requests no visitation and no flowers. A memorial fund has been es- tablished. Tiptan Irma Crawford, 76. Monday at It, First United Methodist church. Visitation at Sheets and Sons after a.m. Sunday. A memorial fund has been established. West Union Lula Blunt, 84. Services tenlatively set for Monday at 2, Burnham and Woods. Traer Joyce Kadrmas, 38. Monday at St. Paul Catholic church. Rosary Sun- day at Overlon's. Wellman William Jacob Snider, 67. Monday at Powell's. Burial: Pleasant Hill cemetery, Joelown. Belle Plaine Emil Nebendahl, 86. Monday at 10: 30, Halverson's. J. p.m. at the Congregation- al church. Burial: National cemetery in Vining. Visitation at Halverson's after 3 p.m. Sunday. Oxford Juctton Frank- lin F. Blahnlk, jr., 43, rural Monmouth. Services p.m. Tuesday. Burial: Mayflower cemetery. Visitation after 4 p.m. Monday at Hayden's. Marengo Ronald Lloyd Simmons, 25. Praver service Monday, 7 p.m.' lloover-Val- entinc funeral home. Visita-' lion after 3 p.m. Sunday. LUUIIUIIIJ (Continued from Page 1 say that some of it won't he used" in the new proposals. Nessen declined to discuss specifics on the direction of Ford's new program. He said the President had cautioned his advisers again "not to dis- cuss publicly ideas and pro-- posals under discussion. '75 '78 Budgets Nessen said that the meet- ing dealt with the 1975 and 1976 federal budgets. It ap-1 parently covered the antlcipat- ed size of the budgets, their effects on the President's eco- nomic program and thc effect of Ford's future economic pro- posals on the budgets. Ford's new economic pro- gram and his anticipated en- ergy proposals are closely linked, Nessen said. He said the advisers also studied "forecasts of future factors af- feeling the economy." The press secretary said part of the meeting was "free- involving a philos- ophical discussion of Ihe basic causes behind the current ill- ness in Ihe American ecoiin- my. Nessen stressed that no fi- nal decisions had been made by Ford, but he said thc PITS- iilent had indicated Ihe goner- al direction lie wants his new economic program to take. Winter Romp Gazette Photo hy Duane Crock Jerry Reller, 508 Sixteenth street SE, took advantage of Saturday's mild temperatures to take a high jumping German shepherd, and a Doberman pinscher, to Van Vechtan park for a romp. Kopecky CIA Began Garry Woodward and Eu- gene Kopecky remained at an impasse Saturday over which of them will lead a grand jury probe of alleged illegal activi- ties by Cedar Rapids police of- ficers. Woodward. Ihe assislanl slate attorney general who led a similar probe last spring, said he intends to use the grand jury that will be called Jan. 0. Kopecky, who will be Linn county allorney by then, said Woodward won't receive his permission lo work with the jury and will have lo gel his authorization from a court Six present or former police officers were indicted by the previous grand jury on charges of perjury, obstruc- tion of justice and conspiracy, but the indictments were re- cently overturned by the stale supreme court, which said the grand jury was legally consti- tuted only in the first quarter of the year. The jury did nol complete its work until the third quarter. Rehearing Woodward said he plans to petitifin the supreme court for a rehearing of the case. In ad- dition, though, he plans to work with a new grand jury, using the evidence assembled by Ihe olher grand jury during its firsl quarter, to draw new indictments against the six men. That decision came afler Woodward met with Attorney General Richard Turner, and it was a decision that pleased both men. Woodward said. "It was his decision, of course, but I had the same he said. "He said thc cases were the attorney gener- al's. He thought there was a substantial slate interest in this mailer. (and) 1 don't like to leave any job that I've worked on half-finished." Not Welcome But Kopecky, in a later meeting with Woodward, made it clear hc would nol welcome his participation in the new Investigation. Ko- pecky said Woodward came into thc first grand jury inves- tigation at the request of the court and grand jury and with the approval of County Attor- on Probe ney William Fachcs. That's not the case tins time. Ko- we re just going lo gu ahead and proceed, and if lie trios to inlerfcre we'll have to see what lhc court Ko- pecky said Saturday. "I think it's his step first" Woodward said lie is still willing lo share the grand jury with Kopecky "Whal I Iried lo sav in lalk- ing with the county attorney was, 'why don't we both run one grand bul he wanls to run a grand jury indcpend- Woodward said. "If he intends some kind of complete police probe, he would lake lhc grand jury for the whole quarter, or most of it." _ Later Devel.pmenls He added thai later develop- such as an audit of the police department was completed after the grand jury's work last spring, would have no ef- fect on thc indictments of the six men. Neither, hc said, would new testimony have an effect on the perjury counts, and he indicated Ihe officers might not even be called lo testify again. The perjury counts general- ly stemmed from contradic- lions belwcen testimony given the grand jury and testimony given Faches in an earlier in- vestigation, he said, adding, "they couldn't very well re- pair the situation by testifying a third time, if there was a conflict." Kopecky said he wanls lo handle the new investigation himself because he believes it is his obligation and because he ,is unbiased, while both Faches and Woodward have aready come lo a decision about the guilt or innocence of the police officers. "I haven t drawn any con- clusions yet, at hc said. (Continued from Page 1.) telligence spy, although it was impossible to check all of his information. Thc Timcs- Quoting well- Placed sources, reported last Sunday thai Ihe CIA had vio- laled ils cnarler bv conducting massive and illegal inlelli- Kcncc operations aimed at ail- "-war and olner American dissidents inside the U. S. In- teiligence files on at leasl American citizens also werc compiled, the sources sa'd- The former intelligence agent said that he ami other CIA agents had also parti- cipaled in telephone wiretaps and breakins in Iheir efforts lo closely monitor the activities of radicals in New York. He added lhat QA sup. plied him with "more than 40" psychological assessments of radical leaders 'during his spy career. High-ranking CIA officials, including Richard Helms, the former director of thc agency and "ow ambassador to Iran, told congress in the wake of the Walergate scandals that Oll'v two such assessments done by psychiatrists working lhc agency have ever prepared on American cllixcns. Thc said he recruited into the CIA after graduation from college in After training in counter- intelligence techniques, his first assignment was with the Domestic Operations Division Orfice jn NCW York Photographs fj t D_Q. (nc f sa )ow.kev Uon_ Mostlv -wc lia, lth ntn intclliRcnce a ,ics And then someone started' noticing those (he former agenl said, referring lo Ihe anti-war aclivisls. "At first they were just a pain in the.neck. The local police and FBI couldn't handle it.. We had the manpower and the money." In the beginning, he said, only files on student dissen- ters were kept, apparenlly as an addition to (ho already ex- isting dossiers on the various foreign students living in the New York area. "The firsl actual (physical) surveillance came when peo- ple like Mark Rudd started moving lie said. Rudd was a leader in the stu- dent demonstrations lhat dis- rupted Columbia university for two weeks in the spring of 1968. "We'd go out, lake some photographs and follow he said. "We had dif- ferent ID's for different jobs. We'd use newspaper ID's, or flash a badge and say we were a reporter for a magazine it made things a lot easier." "Foreign Stuff- Asked whether he ever questioned his work, the form- er agent replied, "Look they (his superiors) were tell- ing us, 'keep an eye on and lo do that you're going lo have to infringe on some- body's freedom." "These kids were direclly involved with foreign the former agent continued. "We always worried about drugs from Communist China, KGB agents and foreign guns. That's what gave us the right lo come in." By Ihe time he left the agency in early 1972, he con- tinued, his unit's domestic files were huge. "At the he said, "we were working (in Obituaries Dewey S. Hepker Dcwey S. Hepker, 76, of 200 Twentieth street NW, died at McAllcn, Texas, Friday fol- lowing a sudden illness, He was born May 11, 1898, at Center Point, and was mar- ried to Lucy Soukup on July 6, 1937, at Bethany, Mo. He was a resident of Cedar Haplds for most of his life, a member of the Grain Millers union and a retired employe of Penick and Ford. Surviving are his wife; three daughters, Mrs. Arthur Schinker, Mrs. Evelyn Ed- monds and Mrs. James Za- mastil, all of Cedar Rapids; 15 grandchildren; 17 great-grand- children, and two brothers, Walter and Albert, both of Ur- bana. Memorial services at p.m. Tuesday at Turner chap- el east by the Rev. Richard Ernst, Hillside Wesleyan church. Burial: Linwood cem- etery. Friends may call at the funeral chapel after 1 p.m. Monday. Memorial Services Lorenzen, Ocea D. Serv- ices p.m. Monday at the Bcatty-Beurle chapel by Jo- seph Mikulas, one of Jeho- vah's Witnesses. Burial: Oak Hill cemetery. Claes, Arthur N. Mass of Christian burial 9 a.m. Mon- day, St. Patrick's Catholic church, by the Rev. Martin Laughlin. Burial: St. John's cemetery. Rosary: p.m. Sunday in the Janeba-Kuba fu- neral home west. anti-war professors and attor- neys. We'd figured out a way lo log and map up the whole world." "ne "f "ul wha' radi- cals were going lo do it was prevenlalive. We just wanted to find out what they were up to and pass il on." h p.1" lhat UA man said; Jhhe ,Thev to work with you. ,_, professor, he added, matter how liberal he was howt Clarence A. Engel Clarence Arthur Engel, 77, of 144 Thirty-fourth street NE, died Saturday morning in a lo- cal hospital. Hc was born .Jan. 10, 1897, at LuVernc, to George and Emma Tlcperman Engel. He was married to Stella Frances Starr on May 19, 1924, at Richland Center, Wis. Hc was a member of St. Paul's United Methodisl church. He was a veteran of World war I, atlended Morn- ingside college and Cedar Rapids business college and was an accountant with the T.M. Sinclair Packing Co., and later with Wilson and Co. He was employed afler his re- tirement from Wilson by J.D. Bever. Surviving are his wife; a daughter, Mrs. Norman (Dor- othy) Pellell, of Burlinglon, VI.; a brother, Lyell, of Hu- meston; a Zwei- fcl, of LuVernc, and three grandchildren. Services Monday, p.m., at Turner chapel east by Dr. Arnold Herbst. Burial: Cedar Memorial cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral chapel unlil 1 p.m. Monday. The cas- ket will not be opened after the service. Roy H. Beilharz Roy H. Beilharz, 83, of 1708 B avenue NW, a Cedar Raids resident for 60 years, died Sat- urday following a sudden ill- ness. He was born Aug. 4, 1891, at Dubuque- Hc was married to Agnes Bobinet on June 25, 1918, at Cedar Rap- ids. He was an employe of McKesson and Robbin and a member of the Eagles club and the Odd Fellows club. He is survived by his wife. Memorial services 2 p.m. Monday at the Cedar Memori- al Chapel of Memories wilh Ihe Rev. Neville G. Clayton, Cedar Christian churh, offici- ating. Burial: Cedar Memorial park cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home afler 3 p.m. Sunday and at the chapel after 9 a.m. Monday. The casket will be closed at I: 45 p.m. Monday. Ford Delaying Public Comment CIA Report VAIL, Colo. (AP) Presi- dent Ford will delay a re- sponse to allegations of do- mestic spying by the Central Intelligence Agency until after his return to Washington next week, Press Secretary Ron Nessen said Saturday. Nessen said Ford will be re- viewing a report he received Thursday from CIA Direclor William Colby "over (he next few days" and will discuss lhc matter with Colby and others afler reluming to the capital, probably on Jan. 2. "There will be an announce- ment on the subject within several days after the comple- tion of those Nessen said. He added that neither he nor Ford would dis- cuss the subject further until that time. ii LJ i. nurt In Cycle Mishap W. Myers, 20, of 2060 Sylvia drive NE, received leg injuries Saturday afternoon when the motorcycle he was riding collided with car in Ihe 1600 block nf First avenue NW. Myers was treated at St. Luke's hospital and released. The police report said Myers' motorcycle was west- bound behind a car driven by Kirby K. Kirchner, 23, of 55 Twenty-firsi avenue SW. The report said Kirchner applied his brakes when cars in fronl of him did so, Myers attempl- ed to pass and his motorcycle struck tie left side of the Kir- chner auto. Myers was charged with failing to stop within an as- sured clear distance ahead. Running out of space? Sell idle items with a waul ad! (More Briefs on Poge 14A.) Gold bars available soon! Jerome's. Adv. Burcsh better brand Adv. TEAMEN FUNERAL HOME Sinm 1936 Marian I1'. Toahon OWNEK Uldrn U. Holm MORTICIAN Phone JSI-6G27 MO Pint Air. 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