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Waterloo Daily Courier (Newspaper) - December 10, 1972, Waterloo, Iowa When a child pays attention to his parents they're probably whispering Established in 1858 FIRST WITH THE Waterloo Iowa Sunday December 10 Sections uss El mo airman ert Strauss a Dallas at- torney and political fund-raiser was elected chairman of the Democratic National Com- yesterday victory in a way election against George Mitchell of Maine and Harold Manatt of California followed the resignation earlier yesterday of Jean Westwood who had served in the post since last July when she was picked by Democratic presidential nee George McGovern The vote of the full DNC meeting here for the first time since McGovern's landslide loss to President Nixon last month Strauss Mitchell and Manatt 26 First Ballot victory came on the first ballot Strauss 54 served as urer of the party until last July and then spent much of the fall campaign season working out- side of the party structure but still raising money for the cratic presidential candidate and the DNC itself Strauss whose principal backers included most Southern arid Western Democratic nors was opposed by the reform wing of the party which Mrs Westwood came to symbolize Vin this in- fight Narrow Victory Earlier yesterday Mrs wood the first woman man of either major party won a narrow victory when Strauss supporters led a move to oust her But Mrs Westwood won that vote then stepped down later in the in a speech urging the national com- to elect a replacement who would keep open party doors for the previously dis- enfranchised New Leader In the hope that another leader can be found who can rally us to what is best and who can restore the traditions of support from the opponents within the party without again closing the doors on people who carrie into the party I now offer my Mrs Westwood said The defeat of the ouster tion was a personal triumph for Mrs Westwood 48 selected last July by presidential nee George McGovern as the woman to be national chairman of a major party But the narrow margin vided con- of sentiment within the party for a change in leadership i Resigns The committee recessed after this tense roll-call test and when it reconvened in mid- afternoon Mrs Westwood an- her withdrawal in the interest of party unity After the ouster vote Mrs Westwood reiterated her hope that the chairmanship would not go to Strauss at- torriey and former national ty treasurer who has been lying support among the called moderate conservative elements Asked after the if she would try to tie her withdrawal to a similar by Strauss she replied I would hope But she was unsuccessful in this and the Texan remained active as she disclosed to the committee that she would re- sign within a matter of hours Her action indicated a long session of nominating speeches for other candidates prior to a vote for a hew chairman MONDAY'S WEATHER Continued CoU Complote forecast 2 25 Cents Britain Links I L Strife Soviet Union JEAN WESTWOOD was all smiles after surviving a move to oust her as Democratic National Committee Chairman yesterday After keeping her post by a narrow margin As Press Mrs Westwood announced that she was re- signing The committee then voted to put Robert Strauss into the seal Astronauts Rehearse for Landing O A i i SPACE CENTER Houston AP Blaming an hour's oversleep on a humdinger of a Apollo high-spirited explorers staged their final dress yesterday for a Monday in a moon finely tuned docked spaceships hurtled toward a sweep into lunar orbit today Eugene son H Schmitt boarded their lunar ship Challenger for the second straight day to check its communications electrical and other systems Once again they pronounced all ready for man's sixth visit to the moon Visit Cratt They made wto visits day to the lunar craft once m flight coveralls and a second time in their white spacesuits primarily to see how well the bulky garments fit and how they could maneuver in them During the inspection Ceman commented on the ness of both Challenger and the command ship America and said they were a tribute to who worked on them the workers at North can Rockwell and Grumman who built and those at who them ready for flight Getting Closer As they completed the checks in midafternoon the moon was looming even larger some miles away while home planet earth was more than miles behind them America and Challenger hooded nose to nose since ly after leaving earth orbit Thursday were a precision course that will arc them around the back of the moonlit 2 today Twelve utes later out of radio contact with earth the astronauts will fire America's engine to settle into orbit 70 miles above the surface C e r n a n and Schmitt for the last time will transfer into the lunai craft and detach it foi a tricky de- scent over a rugged mountain range to a landing m the row valley named for Turkey's Mountains and Austrian Touchdown on the is scheduled for 2 55 p m Exploration For three days Cernan and Schmitt professional gist wdl seek secrets of this v alien perhaps last time in tins century that man has an to explore only satellite For a while yesterday sion whether wanted to waken for their final rehearsal They slept through nine a buzzer and a triple a fight song They finally were roused one hour and four minutes late by a screeching signal relayed over their radio circuit BELFAST Northern Ireland AP British authorities said yesterday they are convinced the Soviet Union is involved in the Northern Ireland conflict They based this conclusion on the discovery of rockets in the armory of the outlawed Irish Republican Army and on their certain be- lief that Soviet agents are op- on both sides of the shooting war between ex- of the Protestant and Roman Catholic communities Both Sides British intelligence sources said they believed both the IRA and diehard Protestant Groups have been infiltrated by Soviet agents en- gaged in gunrunning These agents according to the British sources also are in- in political activity At least one was described by in- officers as a re- operator hi moderate politics Guerrillas blasted a police station with rockets and rifle fire yesterday in their latest at- tack with in Northern Ireland Two rockets believed fired from launchers hit the small post at frontier with the Irish republic Several bursts of rifle fire raked the building but there were no casualties Two London newspapers headlined differing versions of how the rocket launchers have been reaching the IRA the conservative Sunday Telegraph said the arms are coming into ports in the Irish republic fay way of Cyprus It speculated that the rockets may have reached Cyprus from Syria through Lebanon They could have been sent by the Russians to the Middle East specifically for passing on to the IRA or they could have come from Arab army or estine guerrilla the newspaper said It added British ships have been ordered to keep watch over certain ships heading for land from ports in Cyprus The Defense in don had no immediate com- ment on the Sunday Tele- graph's report The independent News of the World said in its in- agents have dis- covered that the Russian is directly involved In the supply pf launchers and other arms to the IRA It said the IRA's launchers are believed to have been ped through and in- agents believe this could only have been done with Russian government knowledge at the highest level Rockets Mortars The rocket strikes were un- leashed by the Irish Republican Army's Provisional whig two weeks ago and later up with a barrage from mortars troops scouring rilla hideout zones for the deadly rockets that can purportedly penetrate armor captured one the in the Roman Catholic New Lodge area a Belfast trouble spot 15 Days ill i j Christmas Interruption in Talks Floating Down Main Street A little boy gets a free excursion in the waters which swept through the main street of in southern Thailand yesterday dents of the area go their business as usual Associated Press despite the knee-deep water in the streets They arc familiar with the annual flooding in the region PARIS AP United States yesterday a one-day interruption in the cret Vietnam peace talks be- tween Henry A Kissinger and Hanoi's Le Due Tho while ex- perts of the two sides meet to consider technical The U.S delegation man David Lambertson said top aide Gen ander M Haig Jr new to Washington last night to report details of the protracted to President Nixon Kissinger Nixon's security adviser and Hanoi Politburo member Tho conferred for hours yesterday It was the week's sixth secret meeting in search for a Vietnam but neither side made any on their progress on the subjects under discussion l Lamberston told newsmen that Kissinger and Tho agreed to meet again tomorrow There will be no top-level meeting today for the first time since Dec 5 said cal experts would meet today which appeared to indicate that the bargaining marathon had reached a stage of discussing the most intricate details of a possible accord A North Vietnamese tion spokesman confirmed that the next meeting would take place tomorrow but said he knew nothing about the experts meeting scheduled day On f he THIS IS THE centennial year of the Iowa Public Service Co and a Waterloo woman tells about her duties as a lamplighter before the day of automatic switches Story on page 17 IF YOU ARE single divorced or widowed what do you do for entertainment in Waterloo Stories and pictures about activities for singles are featured in today's Family Section pages 37 to 52 ST MARK'S Catholic Church at Iowa Falls at the gestion of its pastor the Rev Cyril Engler has thrown open its doors to the poor Story and photo on page 55 THE DALLAS COWBOYS gained some measure of re- venge for their lost divisional title yesterday by downing the Washington Redskins and the National Football Conference's wild card off spot See on page 33 Cedar Falls Classified Advertising Editorial Farm News Home and Garden Feature Fare 5 Jeane Dixon Horoscope 5 Markets Metropolitan Deaths 18 Northeast Iowa Sports Television Theaters Women's Pages War Takes Toll in Northeast Iowa Records from the U.S De- fense Department and the Iowa National Guard indicate that approximately HI Northeast lowans gave their lives to the war iri Vietnam As it is difficult to obtain a fully accurate list based on the best information sources the records indicate that 807 lowans gave their lives Guard officials explained that it is most difficult to maintain an accurate list of the on a basis the Iowa Daily Press from Des Monies said The list is based on those listing Iowa 35 their home state at their last entry on active duty For officers this would generally be at the time of commission or call to active duty in the reserve or national guard For enlisted personnel it would be the tune of in- duction first enlistment or re- enlistment The list includes deaths reported from Jan 1 1961 to the present and seventy-three of the deaths resulted from hostile action In World War II there were lowans killed while in service including battle casualties The Korean the lives of 532 lowans Besides the 807 killed in Vietnam a number are missing hi action or believed to be prisoners of war The National no complete record as to how many of the POWs or MIAs are from Iowa Other sources however indicate there are 13 Iowa POWs and 21 from the state who are missing in action The Guard is in the process of up-dating its records Here is a list of the Northeast lowans listed as deaths re- from hostile action in U.S Army Cpl Richard Alan Ballheim La Porte City Pfc Dale Earl Benson Tama Dean Cpl Carl Bruris Wavtrly Roger Clayton Fairbank Duane Alan Clefisch Hazleton Sgt John Milton Cone In- dependence Charles William Cook Tama Pfc nard Francis Deutsch Ionia Pfc Robert Wilbur Deyo Jr Waterloo Cpl Mark Steven Sgt Maark Allen Ellsworth Waterloo Also Gerald Thomas Fettkether Jesup Joe Lynn Fowler Pfc Dennis Patrick F r i e d h o f Elma Ralph Bernard Gerken Winthrop WO James Michael Gilbert Waterloo Pfc Russell Louis Halley Waterloo Pfc Richard Allan Havlik Eima John Gerald Heiselman New Hampton 2nd Lt Robert John Hibbs Cedar Falls Sgt Keven Goodno Dorchester Also Sgt Larry Howard Johnson Decorah Sgt John Gaylord Kopriva Traer Sgt Kosanke Eldora Pfc James Arthur West Pfc Duane Joseph Ionia Lorence Marion Lundby Waterloo Also Pfc Marvin George Manternach Manchester Denis Duane Mattheis Cresco Richard James Meighan Sumner David Lee Meyer diaries City David William Michael wein 1st Lt Thomas Joseph Murphy Dunkerton Pfc Cecil Chancey Olsen Rowley Dean Oilman ton Pfc Arnold Ralph Palmer Independence Robert John Podnar Reinbeck Cpl Thomas Alen Porter Waverly WO William Don Potter Chester Pfc James Francis Riley Waukon Craig Ray Rogers Waterloo Also Pfc Lyle Ervin Rohlfsen Eldora Gerald George Rosenbaum Waucoma 1st Lt Ted James Rule Waterloo Pfc Robert John Schares Jesup Larry Charles Schwebke Ackley Cpl Frank Lynn Staton Winthrop Sgt Steven Ray Stoltz Hampton Donald 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