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Burlington Daily Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - June 23, 1974, Burlington, Iowa , a a fail amp kit y among those enjoying the new Pool at Camp a Keeta is staffer Carole Quot Buzz Quot Tibbetts of Algona la. The shining Trail Council of girl scouts 10-year project to build the Pool and other buildings on the site South of Danville will conclude june 26 with 6 30 . Poolside dedication ceremonies honouring 960 contributors. Photo by Mike Sweet Rivers inching to flood Levels is denied secret of on missiles by Mary Sharp the effect is getting ready to follow the cause area Rivers Are on the Rise following Days of rain adding the threat of local floods to an already dreary weather picture. Rises to flood stage or above Are expected on the Iowa. Skunk and Des Moines Rivers within the next few Days. River stage at Burlington is 15.3, .3 it. Over official flood stage. Michael Kuehn 2704 division keeps rainfall records As a 4-h project. According to his calculations Burlington has received 6.4 inches of rain in june thus far with measurable amounts falling in 12 of the months 22 Days. It Hasni to been an exceptionally wet june according to Long time weather observer Charles Stormy Jespersen 1031 n. 4th. It just seems that Way Jespersen said because of the frequency and the severity of storms. Jespersen pointed out the record rainfall for june came in 1924 when 13.91 inches were recorded More than double the amount to Date. Other years have comparable june counts he noted. A a june a just a wet the frequency of rain raises Peoples consciousness of it Jespersen noted. It rained 21 of May a 31 Days plus Over half of Lune. A it seems like it Rains All the time when its scattered out like that a Jespersen said. Add All the recent severe thunderstorms and tornadoes in the area and a those Are the things that make people a Little populace apprehension at Macomb 111., was raised a notch Friday evening when wind and Hail overturned Mobile Homes and broke windows in the town 40 Miles East of Burlington. Additional information was unavailable saturday evening because of downed Telephone lines. Three persons died in Friday night storms in Central and Western Iowa. A 6-year-old Whitten boy drowned w Hen flood Waters swept him from his family a Mobile Home on a farm South of Whitten. A Young Remsen woman and a Remsen fireman were electrocuted following a storm related traffic Accident North of Remsen in Northwest Iowa. The body of Richard Calloway son of or. And mrs. Rex Calloway of Whitten was found downstream in Dodd Creek just South of Whitten. Authorities said Young Calloway was pulled from the trailer by the raging floodwater after they disintegrated the Home on the family a farm along the Grundy Hardin county line. The Calloway youths death brought the states storm death toll to six for the week. Two persons died in the Tornado which struck Ankeny on tuesday and one Man died in the Clinton area storm on Friday. Jean Heidesch 19, Remsen was electrocuted after Midnight when her car left a Road North of Remsen and struck a Utility pole. Authorities said she came into Contact Writh the High voltage Power lines after the Accident. Remsen fireman Bob Arens was also killed when he touched the Power lines after being called to the scene. Miss Heidesch a sister Mary was hospitalized after the Accident for treatment of Shock. Authorities in Stratford reported major damage to the Farmers elevator and said one Man was injured when he was blown out of a tree during the storm. Officers reported Harold Benson was apparently working in the tree with a Power saw during the storm. Tornadoes were also reported by the Public in the Gowrie and Hardin county areas. Washington up a the state department saturday denied reports that Secretary Henry a. Kissinger secretly agreed More than a year ago to allow the soviet Union to increase its missile Force beyond ceilings approved by Congress in 1972. Department spokesman Robert Anderson declared the reports to be a totally without Merit or any foundation a there Are no secret agreements of any kind a a he said in a statement. On Friday sen. Henry m. Jackson said a interpretations and agreements had been privately negotiated to raise the ceilings for numbers of soviet missiles and lower them for the United states. After a meeting with the foreign relations committee later that Day Kissinger was asked about Jackson a comment and said a that View must be based on a misapprehension of the negotiations by some of the Senate majority Leader Mike Mansfield told reporters saturday he had been satisfied with Kissinger a explanation in the closed door committee meeting. Saturdays editions of the new York times however carried a report that a private new agreement was disclosed to the Senate armed services committee Friday by Paul h. Nitze who resigned last week As a member of the american negotiating team for new strategic arms limitation talks. Anderson said Kissinger is prepared to discuss the new controversy at a news conference monday morning and at an appearance before the Senate armed services subcommittee on arms control later that Day. A i want to emphasize that no secret Deal has been made which permitted any change in the totals outlined in the 1972 agreement All of which was discussed at the press conference of May 27, 1972, in Moscow a Anderson said. Its love that makes the wheel go round by Mary Sharp love triumphed Over the weather saturday afternoon and lest a Kidd and Donald Crouch became husband and wife above the Steamboat Days Midway. The marriage of the two carnival workers atop the a sky wheel Drew a Large smiling crowd that stood with collective necks craned until the Best Man yelled Down some 90 feet a a they re married get this thing Down a the double Ferris wheel descended to allow maid of Honor Joyce Danner and a photographer to hop off. A a it a cold up miss Danner explained shivering in the 57-degree wind. In he couple Best Man Vernon Heiny and pastor Larry Hill then took a half dozen spins on the ride to Complete the ceremony. A a fake it slow a ordered the 18-year-old Bride wearing a yellow dress and Gold slippers. A my stomachs the bridegroom 23, of Goree tex., wearing an embroidered Jean Pant suit grinned his assent As the ascent began. All of this brought different reactions from the crowd ranging from a a in a throw up to a 15-year-old la Harpe girls observation that a a it a inspirational. Id like to do that when i get a vacationing couple from los Angeles Enro Ute to the East coast were As impressed As anyone a a that a really a neat place to get married a the Man said. A to think we re seeing it in Burlington la. If we Ever get the maybe now you la learn a new dance of the year 137th year no. 294 sunday june 23, 1974 five sections 40 pages Price 20<t the Donald crouches married we might do the same the most repeated reaction though was a a it a different enough in fact that finding a minister to perform the ceremony proved difficult. Some ministers declined for fear of Heights others for fear of parishioners tut Tuting. But Rev. Hill a who ate easter dinner on the roof of his four Square Church after promising his congregation that fete if sunday attendance reached 40 a consented. Obviously unafraid of Heights the Young Hill said a Christ went out among the people. He would approve. They re Nice kids and they need to be the couples Boss . Comminsky of i amp concessions was As pleased As a Mother of the Bride. Though bemoaning the overcast skies he approved of the match. Quot yup a he said a live been married 35 years now. Met her at the carnival then grinning at the Bride he rubbed his be whiskered Chin and boomed a Okay Kiddo get on your britches. Time to go Back to worst yet to come for Nixon Conyers by Mark Miller Hartford Conn. Up a a the worst is yet to come for president Nixon including the possibility of being named a co conspirator in the Daniel Ellsberg Case rep. John r. Conyers jr., d-mich., a House judiciary committee member said saturday. A an overwhelming amount of confidential material or material that is damaging to the president or could be construed As not favourable to the president has not Ever been revealed a Conyers said. A the worst is yet to Conyers declined to elaborate. But he said the judiciary committee will discuss this week whether to release a your version of the tape transcripts which is a different Story from the laundered versions of or. and Conyers said statements by Charles . Colson former White House special counsel May mean president Nixon will be named a co conspirator in a felony. Colson Friday told a Federal judge that president Nixon had urged him a on numerous occasions to commit acts for which he was sentenced to one to three years in prison and fined $5,-000. A was to the specific offence charged a Colson said a the president on numerous occasions urged me to disseminate damaging information about Daniel Frisberg including information about Ellsberg a attorneys and others with whom Ellsberg had been in close a this raises the question of whether the president of the United states May subsequently be considered a co conspirator in the participation of a felony which could be separate and apart from the impeachment Conyers said. The Colson statement Conyers said would be taken into consideration a in connection with All the evidence we have mostly against or. in Hartford to speak to the caucus of Connecticut democrats a Liberal group Conyers said he thinks the president has already committed an impeachable offence by his a a stonewalling defense against watergate and related investigations. A the president should have been impeached already a he said in a taping of the pop program news beat. A and impeachment articles should have been sent to the Senate already not for any of the allegations surrounding watergate and its coverup and other possibly related acts of because he has impaired the constitutional process of impeachment to such an extent that it May never be workable against any future ills of cities Laid to a vacuum of leadership san Diego Calif. Up watergate and its effect of creating what one mayor called a a vacuum of leadership in Washington was blamed by some of the nations mayors saturday for tying up programs needed to cure the ills of americans cities. On the opening Day of the 42nd . Conference of mayors president Nixon was labelled a a Complete failure at the Domestic level by Syracuse . Mayor Lee Alexander. The Federal and state governments provided half the Money big cities needed but often were hostile or ignorant about details of programs Alexander said. San Diego mayor Pete Wilson said a the past 18 months critical Domestic issues have been unresolved by reason of the impasse Between an embattled administration preoccupied with survival and a congressional leadership preoccupied with cynically exploiting the political weakness of a vulnerable mayor Roy b. Martin Norfolk va., president of the conference said the a illegal and unethical behaviour at the highest Levels had sent the Public Slack of Confidence in government to a extreme a certainly coming out of our deliberations Here in san Diego will be a Call that the Federal government both the administration and Congress fill the vacuum of leadership and that it answer the anguished pleas of the american san Jose Calif. Mayor Norman y. Mineta said the actions mayors could make Are really a Mickey mouse since the guiding decisions came from Congress and state Legislatures. A total of 44 resolutions were to be acted upon by the convention on wednesday. Included were National priorities Revenue sharing the Energy crisis Model cities employment and crime. All recommend Federal action. Three special watergate resolutions were also to be considered involving executive privilege political Reform and election finance reporting. The first called for legislation to specify what a implied Powers and a executive privilege cover and that they cover Only matters of National Security and personnel. The second favored Public financing of All Federal elections and the third would require Strong Campaign financing disclosures by the candidates. More to come Steamboat Days will continue through monday. The decision to extend the festival an additional Day was prompted by the Stormy weather which has plagued the event and Cut into attendance. Officials announced monday would be another a a kids a Day a with reduced rates for children on carnival rides from noon to 5 . The Beer Garden will be open with entertainment to be arranged until Midnight. Additional Story on rage 3. Far above crowd Lesta Quot Boogie Quot Kidd and Donald Crouch Exchange wedding vows at the top of Reid carnival s 10o it High Quot sky Rev Larry Hill of Burlington co ducted the ceremony photo by John Gram

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