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Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - June 27, 1976, Burlington, Iowa Delegate stalking continues by Ira r. Allen United press International Ronald Reagan who narrowly avoided a shutout at the Minnesota Republican convention saturday took his Delegate Hunt to the More Fertile grounds of Montana and Idaho and hoped to narrow even further the slim Lead held by president Ford. After losing 17 to i in Minnesota Early saturday Reagan went West charging the Ford Campaign with making a a desperate attempt to change rules at various state conventions to Benefit the president. Reagan got Idaho a 4 remaining delegates saturday and counted on All or most of the 20 chosen in Montana where he campaigned and 21 in new Mexico. After the Minnesota and Idaho conventions the Delegate count showed Ford with 1,064 of the 1,130 needed for nomination to Reagan a 953, with 103 uncommitted and 139 to be chosen. Democrat Jimmy Carter who won 8 of 13 delegates from North Dakota and 2 of 4 from Colorado saturday called Ford a a very Good very kind honest person who has not done a Good Job in leading this with Only 5 democratic delegates not yet selected a they will be chosen in puerto Rico next week a Carter had at least 1,713 delegates far More than the 1,505 needed to give him the nomination. A Reagan sweep in the West could have brought him to within 70 Delegate votes of Ford with 98 left to be chosen the weekends of july to in North Dakota and Colorado and july 16 in Utah and Connecticut. He also complained about the Republican National committees approval of Ford backers to hold key National convention positions. A if we Are going to be suddenly told at this late stage in the game that in a spirit of fairness we should Start dividing delegates then i want to Tell you that i would agree with that if we could go All the Way Back to the first primary in new Hampshire and Start Reagan lost the nations first primary in new Hampshire by less than one percentage Point but got Only 3 of the 21 delegates. Ford was in puerto Rico saturday Foi Ruhe opening of an economic Summit with Allied nations. Carter who had a fish Fry at his Plains ga., Home saturday before making fund raising speech in Atlanta and going to a relatives wedding reception said he would help other democrats raise Money for their fall campaigns. Warm Sunshine and warm water Are noon for a paddle boat trip across Lake Geode by Mary Wagler left 923 n. Eighth Suzie Gaslin Yaap area Middletown and Lori Rheinschmidt 168 Golf Lane. While is picking . Photo by John Gram area men held in Holdup by Mike Sweet three Young men were arraigned in Des Moines county District court this weekend on Federal and state charges in connection with a Friday armed robbery of the Iowa state Bank at it. Union. Daniel p. Rice 21, and his brother Dennis j. Rice 20, both of Mediapolis and Roger d. Boline 19, morning Sun remain in the county jail following their court appearances. . Magistrate Scott Power set Bond at $25,000 each. The Trio is expected to be transferred to Des Moines this week where . District court is located. They Are being held in the Des Moines county jail temporarily because it is licensed to retain Federal prisoners. The Trio is accused of robbing the Iowa state Bank in the Henry county town of it. Union about la . Friday. An estimated $1,200 was taken by two masked men one of whom was armed with a Shotgun. Boline and the rices were apprehended on a gravel Road two Miles Southeast of it. Union la minutes after the robbery was reported. Their Blue Maverick was pulled Over by Iowa state trooper Harry d. Wilton 34, and his passenger Henry county conservation officer Larry Epsy. Wilton said the men did not resist. He ordered them to Stop through his squad cards Public address system. Wilton said he left it. Pleasant about 12 Miles West of it. Union and had stopped two other cars before spotting a dust Trail left by the getaway car. The trios car slowed to about 45 mph before stopping Wilton said. An unloaded Shotgun a Quantity of ammunition and Money in a plastic bag were found in the car Fri agent Frank Noonan said during a Friday press conference at the Henry county Law enforcement Center at it. Pleasant. It. Union is just across the Des Moines county line 25 Miles Northwest of Burlington. Authorities also were questioning the suspects about two other recent armed Bank robberies in neighbouring Washington county. On june 21, two armed men robbed the Peoples savings Bank at Crawfordsville of $12,000. Three shots were fired by the bandits outside the Bank but no one was injured. Crawfordsville is 12 Miles Northwest of it. Union on 218. An armed robbery at the Ainsworth state Bank on apr. 15 netted gunmen $5,000. The Quick apprehension was credited to the alertness of it. Union postmaster Ray Starr. Starr 56, saw a suspicious Blue car scouting the Bank on thursday and he gave Henry county authorities its License number. Starr said Friday he thought the same car was used in fridays Holdup. Starr and Elwin Buchanan 55, of it. Union witnessed the robbery from across the Street. Star said he and Buchanan saw two masked men enter the Bank and they watched one of the men stuffing Money in a pocket. The two men ran from the Bank to their parked car a half Block away Starr said. One of the masks was reportedly of Nylon mesh construction the other was made from a paper sack. Iowa state Bank president Warren Martin and cashier Mildred Boyle morning Sun were the Only employees at work. Dick Laurer 50, it. Union has been identified As the Only customer present. Boline and the rices were taken to it. Pleasant for questioning immediately after their arrest and were brought to Burlington late Friday for the special arraignment. Heather forecast Clear to partly Cloudy today and tonight with a slight Chance of thunderstorms High today 85, Low tonight 65. Winds northwesterly from to to 20 Miles per hour. River stage Burlington 7.5, Down .1. Entering St. John Church and the Catholic print Hood the procession includes the most re. Bishop or it saturday night is John David Siagel 26, third son of the late of Keefe with staf Bishop of the Davenport diocese Ai Benedict s. Spiegel and mrs. Dorothy Spiegel to be ordained other area priests. The ordination was the first at St. To Burlington Iowa 139th year no. 298 sunday june 27, 1976 68 pages six sections Price 25c j Ford warns Cuba others Dorado puerto Rico a president Ford arrived in puerto Rico saturday with unusually heavy Security precautions and warned Cuba that intervention in the Domestic affairs of puerto Rico and the United states a will be an unfriendly act which will be resisted by appropriate Ford Host of a two Day seven nation economic Summit conference landed at the . National guard Section of san Juan International Airport and flew to the Dorado Beach hotel in a . Marine helicopter with three other Marine helicopter escorts. Ford without mentioning Cuba by name issued the hands off warning at a ceremonial Welcome at san Juan International Airport after he arrived. White House press Secretary Ron Nessen told reporters that Ford was referring to a Cuba among others in condemning outside interference in relations Between the United states and the puerto rican Commonwealth. Nessen said Cuba has a Resolution before the United nations asking Independence for puerto Rico. Asked Why the Summit was being held in puerto Rico where demonstrations have been threatened Nessen said a there is no Security problem at All. There have been announcements that there will be anticipate nothing beyond peaceful leftists Advance Beirut Lebanon a leftist forces advancing under heavy artillery fire penetrated deep into Christian territory saturday trying to open a Supply route to a pair of palestinian refugee Camps that have fought off tank led attacks for five Days. Overwhelmed by the three mile Long Advance into Eastern Beirut Christian forces said they pulled Back a with dead bodies of the enemy marking the Trail of their John Spiegel joins Brothers As priest John David Spiegel saturday evening became the third of the four sons of the late Benedict s. Spiegel and mrs. Dorothy Spiegel 713 Hagemann to be ordained to the Catholic Priesthood. His ordination by the most Rev. Bishop Gerald of Keefe was the first in the 93-year history of St. John the Baptist Church Here. Clergy and religious from throughout the Davenport diocese and Burlington friends and relatives nearly filled the newly redecorated Church for the exuberant and colourful ceremony which began at 7 . The new father Spiegel will celebrate his first mass at St. John at noon today. A reception in the Parish Hall after the mass is open to the Public. The Only two previous ordinations Here were at St. Paul Church in 1943. All other Burlington ians who have entered the Priesthood have been ordained at the Cathedral in Davenport or elsewhere in the country. The Spiegel ceremony reflects a recent change in Church policy to have ordinations in the Home Parish of the new priest whenever possible. Father Spiegel 26, is a 1968 graduate of notre Dame High school and received his bachelors degree in history from St. Ambrose College Davenport in 1972. He then earned a bachelors degree in religious studies at the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium and has completed work for a masters degree in theology at St. John u., Collegeville Minn. His father Ben was a widely known Burlington Barber noted for his religious and civic activities. His Mother is a nurse and also Active in Church work. All four of their sons were drawn to religion. The oldest Richard was a salvadorian brother before becoming a businessman. He lives in grand rapids mich., with his wife and three children. For. Robert Spiegel 38, is a chaplain in the army recently reassigned from it. Knox ky., to Korea. For. Thomas Spiegel is associate pastor of St. Patrick Church Iowa City. For. John Spiegel expects assignment either to a Parish or an educational institution staff in the Davenport diocese. Personable and enjoying involvement with people he indicated a preference for Parish work although he said he was a eager to accept whatever assignment the Bishop gives despite the exceptionally religious atmosphere of his Home for. Spiegel said in an interview with the Hawk Eye that he never Felt any pressure to enter the Priesthood. A i just can to recall Ever hearing from my parents or my Brothers that a you can to do this or you must do that because you re going to be a priest a a he said. But he said a i was much impressed by How Happy my Brothers were in what they were a serious student at notre Dame for. Spiegel was no prisoner of piety. He is remembered by his contemporaries As a terror at the poker table. A we knew then a one of them recalled saturday a that god has a special interest in him. He always got the he assisted the lord by distracting his poker opponents with . Fields imitations. As a history student the Young priest has wide ranging interests in ordination continued on Pogo 3

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