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Burlington Daily Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - June 23, 1974, Burlington, Iowa The Hawk Eye sunday june 23, i 974 Page 3 laughing eyes probably hide just a Little carefully sup will of the Quot scrambler Quot on the Steamboat Days carnival mid pressed terror As four youngsters submit themselves to the Way. Photo by John Gram Sun could be Star of Steamboat Days a Sodden saturday has led to a Jam packed sunday Calendar for Steamboat Days with officials hoping the fair skies forecast for today make their longed for appearance. Saturdays great Steamboat race of �?T74 is rescheduled for 2 30 . Today immediately followed by a Parachute jump exhibition on the River another event which fell victim to saturdays storms. Canoe races called saturday after the mixed couple events will begin again today at noon. Winners of the sole Competition were Barb and Leonard Ellison Aurora 111. The optimists club did no to even get to begin the bicycle and tricycle Rodeo at Dankwardt and Crapo Parks saturday. Chairman Bert Sapp said the club would attempt to reschedule the event later this summer. Ski races rained out saturday will not be rescheduled. Also cancelled is tonight a venetian boat Parade. The River remains too High for boat owners to decorate their crafts. With an Eye on the skies Snake Alley Art fair officials announced the annual fair to run from 9 . To 4 ., will be relocated at the port of Burlington building in Case of rain. With an Eye on the River so officials also announced tonight Sio . Fireworks display will be ignited on Shore rather than aboard a Barge As originally planned. One event guaranteed to come off rain or Shine is the Jaycees Parade. If it Rains at 4 ., planned starting time everyone will simply hold until it abets. Only darkness and a five hour deluge will Stop the Parade billed As the largest in Iowa. See accompanying map two of the parades outstanding entrants a the co band from Wisconsin and the Navy swing band a a will entertain at main and Jefferson with an outdoor concert prior to the weather Wrath he sunny and mild today with in the mid-70s. Cooler tonight with a Lowne partly sunny monday with h High in the 70s Wrath or data Parade beginning at 2 . In Case of rain the concert moves to the auditorium the Parade review stand will be in front of Woolworth a. Special roped off areas for the exclusive use of persons in wheelchairs Are located near the review stand and at front and Jefferson. Other scheduled entertainment today includes excursion rides aboard the steamboats Model boat show at the East Side of the auditorium Mitchell showboat marionettes i to 6 . At the Jefferson Street mall Barbershop quartets at the Beer Garden i to 4 . The Rock band Thunder 5 30 to 7 . Or after the Parade on toe outdoor stage followed by a municipal band concert and the Rampart Street parades at the Beer Garden beginning at 8 . A boat Days Ball a rousing Success a the Steamboat Days Ball was a rousing Success a it Drew 250 people it made some Money and More importantly everybody had a Good time a reported Sam Jennison Steamboat Days chairman saturday. The Ball at hotel Burlington Friday night started with a grand March led by Jennison and wife to. A Surprise visitor was Jennison smother Margaret Jennison of Riceville who showed up shortly before the March in Earlv-1900s costume. Robert Ojile was major Domo music was provided by the Morrie Powers orchestra. A major hit was wild Bill Burns Pizazz pianist and entertainer another was Ginny Burrus with her rendering of the theme song of Steamboat Days 1974, a in dear old Burlington by the late Walter Stone. A a it a Good to see the hotel being used As a Community Center again a was a comment heard frequently throughout the Ball. Jaycees Parade Bouto o of Mori Al Hospital fought is pm los Homi Snak i Ahey Owca n y Hal l highs Washington s i of d Nazari no Church of i f t Mson Vai in v St Chushi a s t Post f fico pol Ici a a a firl stations Jeff St a bandstand Burl Plaza hot to Poh t of Bori bloc j outdoor stage wharf auditorium precipitation Sunrise. Sunset. Tempe Hairr ram r Max today. Yesterday a a a a a a a a a a record High this Date win 1933 record Low this Date 49 in 190.1 record precipitation this Date i 1 in r1yrr St at irs .5 33 .8.40 min 51 ,924 Burlington 15.3, Lacrosse 9.5i Leclaire 10.5 to i Dubuque 16.9 it Davenport 14.4 Muscatine 15.3 Keokuk 14.8 Quincy 17.0 Keosauqua 6.4 the annual Steamboat Days Parade is scheduled to begin at 4 today at the top of Snake Alley in the event of inclement weather at departure time Parade officials will hold until dusk for favourable conditions before cancelling the event hoarders sell hoards los null i la go High Orlando Fin. I Pic poker players housewives with cookie Jar savings and other hoarders cited thousands of pennies in wheelbarrows Coffee cans pickup trucks and Little red wagons to a shopping Center saturday to turn them in for profit. Lines formed Early at the shopping Center where a group of merchants and Bankers paid $1.25 tor every he pennies in an Effort to alleviate the Penny shortage. One Man Armand k. Johnson pushed a wheelbarrow Load of about 3 h pounds of pennies collected Over several years of Penny Ante poker games. One of the biggest hauls was the 175, xxx pennies Al Lucas of Orlando collected from Bubble gum machines. A a we re making pennies cheaper than the government can a exclaimed David Jacobs general manager of the merchants association which paid the premiums on the pennies. A it costs the mint $1.50 to $1.75 to make he pennies. This should be the Symbol for the rest of the country. It shows the difference Between business doing something and the government doing mayor Daley a son under fire on exam for two teen agers from Dover Ohio it was an unexpected Bonanza that Means they could vacation in Florida a while longer. Dong Jones and Matt Mcnutt left Home a week ago with about $300 Worth of pennies they had collected in an old milk can and whisky bottles. They read about the Penny Purchase in a local newspaper on their Way to Disney world. Robert c. Baldwin a chemical Salesman drove up in a pickup truck with three fourths of a ton of pennies in 18 gallon jugs. He thought he had about 80, xxx collected Over a 10-year period. It turned out to be closer to hex Chicago up a a former state insurance examiner says he allowed a fired insurance examiner to write in answers on the state insurance exam of w Illiam Daley son of Chicago mayor Richard j. Daley Chicago newspapers reported saturday. The answers to the six essay questions which Fri reports show were written in a handwriting other than Daley a and in Ink different from that used on the rest of the exam allowed the mayors son to get a passing Grade of 73 on the exam. If the questions had gone unanswered he would have received a 61 and failed. Gordon s. Casper 55, a former state insurance examiner currently employed As a Job Counselor for the state labor department said Robert Vav ills who had been fired As an insurance examiner wrote in the additional answers on Daley a test while seated at the Kitchen table of Caspers Springfield apartment the weekend after the test Wras administered in Chicago. Casper said he told a Cook county grand jury that he allowed wills to alter the test. He also testified that wills told him he was asked by state sen. Cecil Partee a Chicago to alter Young Daley a exam. Partee has denied the allegation. Wills 59, is on the payroll of argument results in injury to Man police Are investigating an Early saturday incident which resulted in a broken leg for Danny William Stewart 25, of 2032 Conner. Officers said that at 1 20 . Stewart and Richard kerber 34, Peoria a carnival ride operator Here in connection with Steamboat Days got into an argument. The dispute police said apparently involved Kerbert a claims that Stewart was tinkering with ride equipment along the riverfront. No details of How the injury occurred were released and no charges have been filed. Stewart was reported in Good condition saturday in memorial Hospital. Drive in May be open this week if All goes Well the Burlington drive in theater on Agency will be open for business As Early As wednesday. A we Hope to be Back in operation wednesday night a but if the weather holds us up it la be longer a according to Jim maus local Central states theater manager. Selby industries an Ohio based firm will begin repairs monday weather permitting. The screen which toppled As a result of thursdays storm will require pouring four Concrete forms with the remainder constructed from structural steel. There is no Cost estimate at this time. A the films which were featured prior to the storm will be shown when the theater re opens. Iowa Given Quot disaster area tag Des Moines Iowa up a gov. Robert rays office saturday announced that president Nixon has declared Iowa a disaster area after the latest bout of Tornado and severe storms inflicted $16.5 million of damage on the state. Rays press Secretary Richard Gilbert said the administration notified Ray saturday that the state has been declared a National disaster area As a result of the governors request that 46 counties he designated disaster Sites. The declaration makes the areas eligible for federally guaranteed Low interest Loans. Des Moines and Louisa counties in Hawk Eye land were designated disaster areas earlier by Ray. The declaration came shortly after the insurance information Institute of Chicago released surveys showing that the latest bout of Tornado i tuesday caused $16.5 million damage. Gilbert said Federal officials will arrive in Iowa monday to meet with local authorities and Brief them on How to administer the Low interest Loans and assist the people. In addition he said Federal officials will begin setting up one step centers where the Public can come to seek assistance in applying for the Loans. Secretary of state Michael j. Howlett As custodian of the state archives a Job reportedly obtained through Parteet a efforts. Casper said he first denied any knowledge of alterations on Daley a test in testifying before the county grand jury but that he changed his testimony later when the grand jury allowed him to do so without facing perjury charges. Wills has been indicted by a county grand jury on a perjury charge for allegedly lying when questioned about alterations made on Daley a exam. Investigators earlier identified wills As the test grader who erroneously gave John Daley the mayors other son a passing Grade of 70 on an insurance test taken dec. 30, 1971 when the Grade should have been a failing 31. But state insurance officials were baffled about the alterations on William Daley a exam since wills already had been fired. Caspers testimony about wills visit to his apartment cleared up the mystery investigators said. The Daley Brothers have since formed their own insurance Agency Daley and Daley in Chicago. John Daley had previously worked for Heil and Heil in suburban Evanston a a firm which wrote $2.9 million in insurance on Public facilities at the mayors direct order. The City insurance switch to Heil and Heil reportedly netted John Daley $150,000 in fees. Hawk Eye news briefs Saigon up a the vietnamese communists said saturday their longstanding demand to move freely around South Vietnam must be granted before they will cooperate in the recovery of men missing and believed dead in the Indochina War including about 1,100 americans. Their reiteration of the demand at the weekly communist press conference underlined the probability that the search for the missing in communist held areas will be stalled for Manv More months. Addis Ababa up a eritrean liberation movement guerrillas saturday treed a 24-year-old pregnant american nurse they kidnapped four weeks ago from a Mission Hospital relatives said. But a dutch nurse kidnapped with her was killed and the guerrillas said they would put on trial two americans and a Canadian whom they have held since March. Deborah Dortzbach who is six months pregnant was released apparently unharmed in the red sea port of Massaway 450 Miles North of Here. A a Moscow up a a secret police crackdown on jewish activists prior to president Nixon a Moscow visit has resulted in nearly 50 arrests to prevent demonstrations jewish sources said saturday. San Francisco up a the nations top Federal mediator saturday entered a 16-Day-old nurses strike in a Effort to end the walkout which has left hundreds of ailing persons waiting for admission to hospitals. William Ussery head of Federal mediation and conciliation service flew Here from Washington and was expected to meet during the weekend with the representatives of 41 san Francisco area hospitals and the California nurses association. Washington up a the securities and Exchange commission has begun investigations which could Lead to widespread court action against companies and executives who made illegal Campaign contributions to president Nixon and other politicians. A Belfast up a a Long burst of fire from a speeding car saturday killed one uniformed policeman and seriously wounded another in a protestant area of Belfast crowded with weekend shoppers police said. A civilian also was wounded in the Spray of gunfire. The shooting raised to 1,039 the death toll in nearly five years of strife in Northern Ireland involving protestants catholics and Security forces. Ford suggests Neutral party listen to tapes Monterey Calif. Up a vice president Gerald r. Ford suggested saturday that an a a Independent party other than the White House and the House judiciary committee ought to listen to and transcribe the watergate tapes. A perhaps we have to have a third or Neutral party take the tapes and get transcripts from them a Ford told newsmen. A a the transcript of the tapes As interpreted by the committee May be subject to some criticism a he said. A i done to put any higher credibility on the committee version than i do on the White House version. A perhaps we have to have a third or Neutral party take the tapes and get transcripts from them. I can to Tell you How it would work but i done to think it is an impossible task. In a sure if we look around hard enough we can find somebody who will do it As an Independent objective talking to reporters before beginning a weekend of Golf on the Monterey Peninsula Ford also defended president Nixon against accusations by Charles Colson that the president instructed him to smear Daniel Ellsberg. A i done to approve of smearing anyone a reputation a Ford said. He suggested Nixon May have instructed Colson to a Tell the facts about or. Ellsberg in the alleged theft of government documents. A i done to think that a smearing. Its telling the debates Likely in 1st District race incumbent congressman de Mezvinsky Iowa City said saturday he a will be Happy to accept a Challenge to debate election issues with his Republican opponent James Leach of Bettendorf. A i think debates Are a beneficial Type of campaigning because the atmosphere is conducive to cutting through Campaign rhetoric and getting to the guts of a candidates views a Mezvinsky said he added that he and Leach should coordinate their schedules with news Media in the first District to assure widespread coverage. A i think Well be Able to arrange a schedule that will ensure that All voters in the first District will have a Chance to listen and compare our views a the freshman congressman said in reply to the proposal made by Leach saturday. In his proposal for a series of debates in each of the districts 13 counties Leach said a a the voters should be Given the Opportunity to choose Between two individuals of differing political persuasions who present their views politely As gentlemen in a Frank and open discussion rather than allowing their differences to degenerate into a ruthless War of a dirty tricks and election Leach said he wants the Campaign to be a a Model for the nation. A the questionable tactics and practices used by both parties in the 1972 Campaign coupled with the growing belief that political candidates Are being packaged like soap has created an Aura of scepticism in the electoral process a he wrote in his proposal letter to Mezvinsky Leach said he will he writing to organizations who might sponsor debates such As Campus and women a groups farm organizations and radio and television stations

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