Burlington Hawk Eye in Burlington, Iowa
5 Dec 1977

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5 Dec 1977

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Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - December 5, 1977, Burlington, Iowa Winds. Ice. Cold Snow storm a dangerous by United press International a Snow and ice storm labelled dangerous by the National weather service swept across the Midwest and lower great lakes Region today. A near blizzard raged in Toledo Ohio. Heavy snows also belted the Colorado Rockies a threatening blizzard conditions and avalanches. Tornadoes heavy Rains and Hail battered the South causing thousands of dollars in property damage but Only a few minor injuries. Winds up to 40 mph swirled the Snow into blinding Clouds in Toledo. The City a schools were closed and people were warned to stay off the highways. The storm dumped up to to inches of Snow in Iowa raising havoc for motorists and causing Many schools and some businesses to shut Down for the Day. The storm accompanied by Gusty winds and Drifting Snow will be followed by sub Zero temperatures tonight. The National weather service had predicted Snow flurries in Central Iowa and accumulations of up to three inches in Eastern portions but those predictions fell by the Wayside As the Snow continued to fall at midday and the storm worsened. An unofficial to inches of new Snow was recorded at Farley in Dubuque county. Iowa and the weather service reported eight inches in the Ottumwa area six inches in the Des Moines Newton. Grinnell and Marshalltown areas and four to five inches in the Waterloo Cedar Falls area. Residents of Northwestern Indiana braced for up to 8 inches of Snow and near blizzard conditions. Schools closed in several Northern Indiana counties and reports from several cities including fort Wayne and South Bend said Drifting Snow made streets and highways hazardous during the morning Rush hour. Forecasters raised a variety of travel and Winter storm warnings from the Mississippi Valley to new England. A a i his is a dangerous storm Quot the weather Bureau said in a general warning a and travellers or other interests Are urged to Monitor their local radio and to stations for the latest advisories or warnings in their South of the Snow Belt across Indiana Illinois and Iowa freezing rain iced highways. The Iowa Highway patrol warned against All travel in Central Iowa. Troopers reported hundreds of Calls from motorists whose vehicles had Slid into ditches. One Tornado damaged a Hank Catalon store Utility company office and five Homes in Huntingdon term. Another twister injured two persons and heavily damaged two House near Martin Tenn. Four inches of rain drenched parts of Tennessee causing local flooding that drove at least 18 families from their Homes. Tornado watches were hoisted As far East As Georgia. Winds of up to too mph and up to 12 inches of Snow were expected in the High country of Colorado. Heavy Snow warnings were issued for the Rockies above 9,000 feet and a High wind warning was issued for Foothills and canyons in Northern Colorado. An Avalanche warning was posted for Northern Colorado mountains North of a line from Leadville to Glenwood Springs. Three avalanches were reported sunday but no one was injured. Rain swollen Rivers receded in the Pacific Northwest after a weekend of flooding leaving five dead and millions of dollars in damages. Lance holdings comptroller halts neg Stock trading Washington up the comptroller of the currency today temporarily suspended trading in the Stock of National Bank of Georgia in which former Federal budget director Bert Lance is a principal shareholder. Comptroller John g. Heimann said he ordered the 10-Day suspension beginning immediately As a result of a written request from the Atlanta Bank. Lance who resigned in september As president Carters budget director in a controversy surrounding his private financial dealings is attempting to sell his 16cr interest in neg amounting to about 200,000 shares. It was these shares that Lance pledged to sell As part of his confirmation for the Post of budget director. Later Lance asked for a delay in his commitment to sell the Stock amid revelations of his pledging the Stock to Back various personal Loans. Lance now is negotiating to sell the Stock to undisclosed buyers for about card list lengthening Kansas City to. Up each year Christmas card lists have a Way of growing longer and longer. The presidents list is no exception. The last of 60,000 specially designed cards was shipped to the first family during thanksgiving week Jeannette Lee a hallmark cards co. Vice president said sunday. Hallmark has printed the White House Christmas card for six consecutive presidents beginning with Dwight Eisenhower in 956. Since that time the list has grown from the 1,300 cards ordered by the Eisenhower to the Carters 60,000. The first family a 1977 Christmas card features a detailed pen and Ink drawing of the South portico of the White House. The drawing was made by Harvey Moriarity a 35-year-old Atlanta artist and Carter Campaign worker a Best wishes from our family for a merry Christmas and a Happy new year. Signed the president and mrs. Carter a the engraved formal script reads under an embossed presidential Seal. Mrs. Lee would not reveal the Cost of the order but said Thrift was a consideration. The Carters pay for the cards put of their own funds. $20 a share. He purchased the Stock in various lots at an average Price of about $17 a share. The Stock which is traded in the Over the counter Market Rose $4.75 a share in trading Friday. Its closing Price was $15 bid $17 asked. The new York times meanwhile reported the outcome of negotiations for the Sale of 200,767 shares of Atlanta Bank Stock owned by Lance hinges on whether or not Lance is suspended from taking an Active part in managing the Bank. The times said sources indicated Lance who resigned in the Wake of questions Over his complicated personal banking practices might be Able to sell the National Bank of Georgia Stock to a group of Middle Eastern businessmen at a Premium $20 a share. But the group which wants to buy the Stock also wants Lance involved actively in running the Bank the times reported. A the 141st year no. 126 monday december 5, 1977 14 pages one Section Price 15c multitude of mishaps Slick Snow siege a siege of Snow and ice continued to be leaguer Hawk Eye land monday but most travellers seemed to be carefully negotiating Slick highways. A a we re blowing and trying to keep it Snow accumulation knocked Down thin. We re not putting any material Down until this stuff stops a said a dept of transportation Man at the Henry county maintenance garage monday morning. In Burlington Street Crews were out almost around the clock Over the weekend and Back at again monday contending with additional Snow that continued to fall at noon. Conditions were All the More treacherous thanks to a freezing rain sunday afternoon. There Are to to 12 men operating out of each Dot maintenance garage in Hawk Eye land. Sonny Heuer assistant Foreman at the Des Moines county Dot garage said most of the la men got some sleep sunday night and were Back on the highways monday scraping Snow and spreading a Sand Salt mixture on Hills and curves. Highways throughout All except Northwest Iowa were too Snow and ice covered sunday night and monday the Iowa Highway patrol reported. Roads and highways on the Illinois Side of the River were reported Slick and hazardous monday morning. There were no accidents reported in Henderson county but the Hancock county sheriffs office reported said there had been a a multitude of fender Bender accidents but no injuries. Illinois state police reported one Accident that a might be Quot attributable to Road conditions. A car driven by r. Douglas Stock. 23, Keokuk went out of control As it was rounding a curve on 111. 96 two Miles South of Hamilton 111., and overturned coming to rest on its top. Stock was taken to Keokuk area East Hospital for treatment and was ticketed for driving too fast for conditions. State police radio operators at Fairfield said there were numerous reports of fender benders but few personal injuries in the area. A Burlington Man and his wife were injured about 4 45 . Sunday when their car spun off us 34, went into the ditch and hit a Culvert 412 Miles East of Fairfield. William e. Stauffer 61, of 1614 s. Garfield sustained bruises. His wife Doris 65, had a broken Collar Bone and rib fractures. Both were reported in Good condition at Jefferson county Hospital Fairfield. Stauffer said a we were going Down from Des Moines and the highways were Clear As a Bell. I did no to know there was any ice but i found out soon enough. There was a car just ahead of u eat High a continued on Page 3 inside Story of on we Dnn Day. Historian journalists and assassination but will get another Chance to delve into the death of president John f. Kennedy when the Fri releases the first half of 80,000 pages of hit Herto classified files on the events in Dallas Story Page 12. Poy raise for desm Quot Ines county officials totalling $34,233 will be aired in a Public hearing at 7 30 . Tuesday in the supervisors room at the courthouse. Story Page 3. Former paratrooper Jean Bedel Bokassa was crowned emperor of the Central african Empire in a $30 million extravaganza sunday dazzling a country in which the average person earns $155 a year. Story. Page to. For the record obituaries and Hawk Eye happenings appear on Page la. Police routine Okay a All righty get outta the slip sliding away students at Burlington s Salter elementary school make their Way through monday mornings snowstorm which covered the state Ottumwa reported 8 inches of new Snow by mid morning Washington up a the supreme court saying police safety out weighs Mere inconvenience to motorists ruled 6-3 today that an officer May routinely order the Driver out of a car pulled Over for a traffic violation. The Brief unsigned opinion Over turned a decision by the Pennsylvania supreme court which ordered a new trial for a Motorist convicted of carrying a gun which was found on him after he stepped out of his automobile at a policeman a request. The state court misinterpreted a High court opinion on searches the majority opinion said in reiterating that a reasonableness Quot must prevail in such matters. It said a we think it too Plain for argument that the states proffered justification the safety of the officer a is both legitimate and intrusion on the Driver is minimal the opinion said since he a is being asked to expose to View very Little More of his person than is already exposed. What is at most a Mere inconvenience cannot prevail when balanced against legitimate concerns for the officers the High court also issued a Batch of orders today and among them the justices a agreed to Rule whether the estate of Clay Shaw indicted for conspiracy to years ago May proceed with a damage suit stemming from an investigation of the John f. Kennedy assassination by Jim Garrison who at the time was new Orleans District attorney. A agreed to decide whether Penn Central is entitled to compensation for grand Central terminal in new York City which was taken Over and designated a historic landmark. A rejected an Effort by former sen Eugene Mccarty d-minn., to permanently bar use of a Texas Law which almost kept him off the 1976 presidential ballot in the state. A agreed in a California Case to decide whether a state May impose conditions for use of water from a Federal reclamation project. In the Driver Case which arose in 1971, an officer in Philadelphia pulled Kara Ekle forecast decreasing cloudiness and cold tonight Low 0. Fair continued cold tuesday High 12. Wednesday Outlook increasing cloudiness not so cold. River stages Burlington 8.7, steady Davenport 4.7, up .1 Keokuk 3.0, Harry Vlimas whose car had an expired License plate. After Mimms complied with the order to step out the officer noted a bulge under his coat frisked him and found a loaded .38-caliber revolver and five rounds of ammunition. Mimms was convicted of carrying a concealed weapon. The state s highest court ordered he receive a new trial without admission of the revolver on grounds the requirement that All detained Drivers get out of the car amounted to illegal search and seizure. Rejecting that View the . Supreme court majority said the police procedure was reasonable. Quot the state argued that this practice was adopted As a precautionary measure to afford a degree of justification to the the opinion noted and reduce a the likelihood that the officer will be the victim of an dissenting were justices John Paul Stevens William Brennan and thur Good Marshall. The court also today a ordered More arguments in a Montana Case heard nov. I which involves double jeopardy a or being prosecuted More than once for the same offence and could produce some refinement in judicial guidelines on this Isje. Keeping up the Good work construction Crew works during a snowstorm monday morning while a disabled City Sand truck is towed in for repairs by an end loader background Worley Asphalt and paving employees Don Grimes Ken Springsteen Mike Campbell and Tracy Wilson were laying forms for curb and Gutter work at main and division the Sand truck under Tow because its clutch had failed continued spreading Sand and Salt on its Way to the shop photo by Michael Sweet

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