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Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - November 9, 1975, Burlington, Iowa The Hawk iy1 sunday november 9, i 973 Page 3 conviction in Wever Bank Job Des Moines i Pic Richard Bernard Lindhorst 33. Faces up to 25 years in prison following his conviction Friday on a charge of Bank robbery in . District court. Lindhorst formerly of fort Madison was charged in connection with a $22,767 Bank robbery last dec. 20 at the Farmers savings Bank at Wever. He was arrested aug. 7 near Pensacola Fla. Lindhorst a Brothers in Law James Edward Desherlia. 35, and Thomas Edward Desherlia 33, testified against him in return for immunity in the Case according to court documents. Thomas Desherlia is serving a life sentence in Florida for the murder of a St. Augustine Fla. Marshal and has agreed to plead guilty to second degree murder in connection with the deaths of a Huntsville Ala. Couple in october 1974. His brother James formerly of Keokuk also agreed to turn prosecution witness in that Case. He is being held in Nashville Tenn. On car theft charges in connection with that incident. Both the Desherlia bothers said they were with Lindhorst at the Wever Bank robbery. Lindhorst a St. Louis mo., native was listed among the Fri s most wanted fugitives prior to his arrest. Not Long meet for democrats Des Moines up a the chairperson of the National democratic convention said saturday she doubts that the party gathering will be particularly Long even though there Are a record number of contenders for the presidential nomination. Rep. Lindy Boggs d-la., the first woman to chair a National political convention made the remarks during a news conference prior to her participation in the Iowa democratic women a fall conference. More than too women attended the Day Long session which stressed women a involvement in party activities and campaigns. Pointing out that Many of the nine men vying for president Fords Job will be eliminated prior to the july 1976, session to be held in new York mrs. Boggs said a i done to believe it will be a terribly Long a and i Hope those who Are eliminated will work with the viable candidates a she said. But that list will expand before it becomes briefer As Alabama gov. George Wallace who has said he will announce his candidacy on wednesday. Some party officials expect the number of candidates to reach one dozen before the primaries begin. Mrs. Boggs pointed out the number of candidates shows the a diverse nature of the american people and of the democratic gop gathering Des Moines up a Iowa a Republican party will hold a $250 a plate special Appeal dinner nov. La which officials Hope will reduce further the state party a debt which once totalled about $70,000. State chairman Tom Stoner said saturday the dinner evening program would a make a one time Appeal to Good Republican contributors to help ensure financial stability for the state party Stoner also reported that Gross receipts from various fund raising events held during last tuesdays a a governor a Day totalled $15,000, although the amount which could be applied to paying off the gop debt would not be known until expenses for the Day were deducted. Court action hits Magazine Des Moines up a an injunction issued by Polk county District judge Harry Perkins Friday has enjoined a Massachusetts Magazine firm from using allegedly misleading advertising tactics for the Iowa state troopers associations new Magazine. The injunction comes out of a lawsuit filed last month by state officials which said actions by the advertising salesmen of organized service corp. Of Boston violated the Iowa consumer fraud act. Perkins said the temporary injunction wont hinder the publishing of the Iowa state trooper which will be available dec. 15. Aides optimistic Franco very grave new Home for Burlington s civil air patrol is this Brick and Frame building at municipal Airport which will be finished within 60 Days. The building built with $3,000 in materials and Volunteer labor replaces the old White Headquarters at left. Squadron commander it. Col. Paul torn inset works on a door Latch in the building s Interior which houses an office. Classroom and communications room. Torn said the Cap is Short about $1,000 in materials to Complete the Structure but that the Squadron is presently seeking contributions Cap is manned by 31 adult members and 14 teenage cadets and owns a Cessna 150 aircraft for search and Rescue missions bus students Weld Yaap cutbacks their Way to Cash three Burlington High school vocational welding students have won first place in the James f. Lincoln regional arc welding contest held last Spring. Tony Orth won first in the agricultural division for his Al purpose tractor Blade. Adrian Miller won in the Home and recreational division with a potters wheel. Keith Spanhut won in the mechanical division for a hydraulically operated Lawn and Garden tractor Blade. Each student won $200. Other bus students took second and third place prizes in the Competition. Scott Holmberg placed second in the Home recreational category with a Metal fireplace winning $150. Third place in the mechanical division went to Keith Bandy who received $100 for his engine stand. Tim Brueck received $75 for fourth in the Home and recreational division for a sculptured Bird. Six students won $25 sixth place prizes Bob Brissey for a stereo and speaker table Tom Dannenbring for Metal sculptured ducks Mike Evans for a Metal sculpture entitled a Bottom of the sea a Scott Garlow for Metal sculptured geese Doug Ruschmeyer for his oxyacetylene cutting table and Kevin selters for farrowing crates. The Competition is sponsored through a foundation set. Up by the Lincoln arc welding co., a leading manufacturer of welding equipment. The foundation annually awards $15,000 to shop students in National and regional contests. Entrants must include an essay explaining How the project was constructed its use safety features Cost a list of materials photographs sketches and drawings. The essay must be capable of guiding another student in building the item. Bus welding students under teacher Robert Madsen won $950 in 1974, including a second place National Winner in the Lincoln Competition. Car License renewal dec. I vehicle registration sales for 1976 begin monday dec. I. Mobile Home licenses and Mobile Home taxes also May be paid starting dec. I. Des Moines county treasurer Robert m. James said motorcycle registration fees have been increased to $10 for first through fifth registrations and $5 for All subsequent registrations. Validation stickers will be issued this year for automobiles and they will be applied to the 1975 License plate. Of More than one car is licensed by the same owner James cautioned care should be taken that the stickers Are applied to the Correct 1975 plate. If licenses Are secured by mail 25 cents for postage should be added to the Check and the 1975 registration certificate enclosed. When vehicles Are stored the owner must turn in the 1975 plates prior to feb. I 1976. Persons who have moved Here from another Iowa county in the past year must ask the treasurer of the county of previous residence to Send records to Des Moines county before registration can be completed Here. Those who have moved from another state and who want Iowa plates must submit the out of state title and out of state plates. If the vehicle is in the name of More than one person All parties must sign the application for certificate of title. Persons Over 65 who live in and own Mobile Homes and whose combined income including spouse is less than $6,000 per year May apply for reduced Mobile Home tax. Affidavits certifying age and income Are available. The treasurers office is open from 8 30 . To 5 . Monday through Friday. Frozen Culver sen. John Culver a Iowa announced that plans to reduce personnel at the Iowa army ammunition Plant Yaa Middletown will be Frozen at the current 214 already Laid off since july 22. Culver said he was informed of the decision to halt the proposed layoffs in a letter from William j. Sheehan economic adjustment director for the defense department who said no further significant reductions at Yaap Are anticipated. The army in july announced plans to Cut 410 jobs from the Yaap work Force by oct. I As part of a nationwide ammunition Plant cutback. The july announcement came amid rumours that the Middletown installation would be phased out. Ray Holmberg Plant manager for Silas Mason amp Hanger inc., Yaap contractor said the Plant currently employs 1,330 persons. Yaap has operated since 1941 with Peak employment of about 8,000 in 1968. Culver said Sheehane a letter indicated that economic development assistance to the Burlington area will continue. Sec adds evening veterans adviser West Burlington a Southeastern Community College Sec has added an evening representative to answer questions on veterans administration education benefits. John Walstrom a veterans work study student is available at the College from 6-8 30 . Each monday. Veterans who served after feb. I 195&, or dependents of a Veteran who died or was permanently disabled due to a service related incident Are eligible for benefits. Hoyt Holland Sec veterans advisor serves Campus veterans during regular 8 . To 4 30 . Hours at the College. Madrid Spain up a Generalissimo Francisco Franco came through the most critical week of his survival Battle saturday with aides optimistic for recovery but doctors listed his condition As a very grave and said he is doomed. Medical bulletins said Francois comeback from the second emergency surgery of the week a four hour operation Friday to remove most of his bleeding stomach was proceeding normally but renewed kidney failure required the use of a support machine for the third time. A the prognosis remains the same Quot the afternoon communique said referring to an earlier a very grave condition description. Franco 82, was reported resting under sedation. As his struggle went into its 24th Day visitor after visitor emerged from la Paz Hospital with optimistic reports about How Franco had bounced Back from a week that brought his two worst crises a both requiring emergency efforts to save him from bleeding to death. But Hospital consultants said his medical team now up to 30 men was saying Franco might survive a few More Days but no longer. A my impression is optimistic a said archbishop Cantero Cuadrado one of three men who will take Power Between Francois death and the inauguration of Prince Juan Carlos de Borbon As King. Francois surgeon or. Manuel Hidalgo Huerta said it was too Early to draw any conclusions a a we must wait hours or even Days until we know the results of the operation. But the recovery process is the afternoon communique said Francois pulse temperature and blood pressure had normalized after being a within Normal limits following the latest operation. Since oct. 17, the Spanish Leader has suffered three major heart attacks undergone emergency surgery twice taken More than three Gallons of transfused by a gtd had his kidneys fail and developed blood clots in his left thigh among other ailments. By Friday workmen at his chosen burial site the Valley of the fallen civil War Monument outside Madrid had begun digging into the Granite floor with jackhammers and chisels to prepare the final place of rest. Portugal forces on Alert Lisbon Portugal up a Portugal a military Security forces ordered All armed forces in the country on standby Alert saturday to deter any violent reactions to the government ordered destruction of a far left controlled radio station. Hours earlier unidentified persons hurled five grenades from speeding cars at police stations in the capital and sprayed automatic weapons fire at one of the stations. Police said one officer was wounded in the stomach by shrapnel and several station houses were damaged. A spokesman for the military Security forces announced the Alert which he termed precautionary. He said Security also had been strengthened at Portugal a radio and television stations. Angry leftist complaints continued to pour in saturday against the destruction of radio renascence a roman Catholic Church owned station taken Over by extreme leftists last May silenced by the socialist dominated government in october but reopened by left Wing radicals two weeks ago. Under orders from the military Srul ing revolutionary Council 60 paratroopers Friday stormed the station cleared out its leftist occupiers and blew up its transmitters. The action was seen As a test of the governments ability to assert its authority against rampant civil and military indiscipline. The c communist party which branded the move As a a terrorist act a told its militants saturday to be on the Alert and warned them to pay special attention to a today and the communists said there had been a number of Clandestine meetings recently Between civilians and military men similar to the meetings that led to an abortive right Wing coup attempt last March la. Meanwhile several members of the revolutionary Council told the newspaper express the bombing of the radio station a must be interpreted As a solemn West Burlington sets water meet West Burlington a the City Council Here has scheduled a Public meeting at 7 30 . Wednesday at Arnold High school to discuss ways of improving the Community a water system. Councilman William Bloomberg said a citizens committee conducted a Survey and compiled other information about the water system and that the Council has been working with a consulting firm on the problem. Proposals and costs will be outlined at the wednesday meeting. Cheek to Cheek a Boston up a touch dancing is Back. Even while the shaking and stamping that has marked a decade of dance still controls the floor men and $ women now Are even taking lessons to learn How to hold their partners. It j a the trend is Young. They Are very Young a said Phyllis Buda 39, who teaches the Hustle the foxtrot and even the Waltz monday nights in the ballroom of the Boston Center for adult education. J a considering we used to get them Between 50 and 80, we Are now getting a them Between 20 and 30,�?� said is. Buda. A five years ago Only 20 per cent of is. Budaus pupils fell into the 20-to-30 age bracket. This year its about 60 per cent she said. If there is any doubts that hold your partner dancing is not Back she says amp one Only has to Check discotheques like Zelda a and at traditional ballroom emporiums like Moseley in suburban Dedham. At Zelda a touching Means the Hustle a sort of upbeat Palm to Palm 8 Jitterbug. But out at Moseley touch dancing Means what it always has g Cheek to Cheek. A a i was in new York Over labor Day weekend a said Peter Wayne director of a dance studio on Bostons fashionable Newbury Street. 8 a i went to one of their discos. I was shocked. They were dancing foxtrot Waltzes Sambas. As of yet i Haven to seen foxtrot danced in Boston discos. S but in be seen it in new York so within a few months they should be it is. Buda says the interest in dancing Hasni to changed much since a top it a hatted Fred Astaire spun Ginger Rogers across a Marble floor in the g Berkeley of Broadway. A when the world is depressing people go Back to dancing a said is. Buda Jim a a it a the least expensive thing you can crash victim spinning newfound Hope by Lloyd Maffitt a a in a going to make it a exulted Earl Wilson. A moreover in a going Back to Oskaloosa for the reunion Wilson a euphoria is understandable Earl Wilson a for a time after he was critically injured in a traffic Accident 5vi months ago he Wasny to expected to make it. He a still far from Home base but he a converted his station Wagon into a mini ambulance and with his wife Pauline driving is going to make the Oskaloosa scene for the 25th anniversary reunion of radio station Kobe. He Sable to be up and around a part of each Day now a i was the morning Man when Kobe went on the air and i did a variety of things a i was the curious country Cousin a sort of sceptical Cracker barrel philosopher and i spun a lot of a Veteran musician and an experienced radioman when he joined Kobe Wilson played Bass in the stations three Man orchestra lock Stock and barrel there was also a girl Singer a a Canary As they called her in those Days when they did no to Call her a Thrush. The orchestra was much in demand for personal appearances. A i went through the metamorphosis from live to canned music a the old timer reminisced. A when i started out in radio there Wasny to a phonograph record in the Early on Wilson became interested in phonographs and phonograph records and his collection of antique players is known to connoisseurs from coast to coast a a i exhibited it at the first Des Moines Home show years ago a he recalled. His record collection contains about 10,000 numbers some As old As his 1902 graph phone. Interest in record players and records naturally led to an interest in Thomas Alva Edison and the Wilsons have visited the nations a Edison they were offered posts on the curator staff of the Edison Winter Home at it. Myers Fla. The Accident put a Stop to that a but not perhaps permanently. It happened about 9 . Saturday May 24, As the Wilsons were heading up us 61 for a memorial Day weekend visit to Wilson a native Village of new Sharon. Their station Wagon and a pickup truck collided nearly head on three Miles North of Burlington and As the we Ilson car spun about it was struck by a third vehicle. Mrs. Wilson escaped serious injury but Wilson received 14 broken Bones and other injuries his left shoulder was pulverized. A the doctors say it will be a year before they can Hope to do much with it and then they Arentt promising anything a Wilson reported. He began his radio career in Clay Center neb., station a maj and ended it in Oskaloosa because he was a ready for a Nineteen years ago he moved to Burlington where he worked at the Yaap and weekends drove to the Tri cities to play Bass in a dance orchestra. He retired from the Yaap at age 64 a few months before the Accident. Wilson a dance band career reached its apogee when he played with Joe Sanders a the old left hander a a pianist who took Over the Coon Sanders band upon the premature death of his partner drummer Carlton Coon. A music is a single Many a Grame a its no profession for a family Man a he declared. A when i got into marriage i got out of but he still regrets that tapes and records have taken the live music out of radio and television and he has All the Well trained musicians contempt for Rock no rollers who have �?o$20,000 Worth of amplifier and 20 cents Worth of but live Talent in abundance will be on hand saturday when the former announcers Dee jays and musicians of Kobe hold their get together and even though Earl Wilson can to sit in on the Jam sessions hell be enjoying them to the full. The old timers include father e. William Strauser Rector of Burlington a Christ episcopal Church who conducted religious programs on the station in the Early fifties

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