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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - December 5, 1977, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Deaths Gerald Richard Carolan 44, of 2423 b ave. l eco Rab an Ltd a Cedar rapids resident e last 22 years died Friday night in a local Hospital following a Brief illness. Born oct. 6, 1933, in Decorah he was married to dons Ward april 12, 1955, in Decorah. Or. Carolan Nad been employed by Northwestern Bell Telephone company As a Supply supervisor. He was a member of by. Matthews Catholic Church Telephone pioneers of America Iowa motor truck association and the Iowa Council of safety supervisors. He was also a Veteran of the korean conflict. Surviving in addition to his wife Are three sons Michael Thomas and Matthew three daughters Marie Geraldine and Angela All at Home and two Brothers Paul Pomona Calif., and Steve Cedar rapids. Services tuesday noon in St. Matthews Church by the Rev. . Sodawasser. Burial mount Calvary cemetery with military services by Hanford Post no. 5 of the american legion. Friends May Call at the Stewart funeral Home until 9 . Today. Christian Wake service will be conducted at 7 30 tonight. James Monroe Behm 61, of 1512 first Street new died at his Home sunday following a Long illness. Born . La 1915, at Waterloo he was married to Alice Sachtschale july 6, 1939, at Waterloo. He was a Veteran of world War ii. He had been a Security guard with the Kelly Security co. Before his retirement in 1969. Surviving in addition to his wife Are two daughters . Alice Novotny of Azusa Calif., and Betty a. Behm Rockford 111., and two sons James g. Of Rockford iii., and William c. Of Azusa Calif. Services 1 30 . Wednesday at Turner Chapel West by the Rev. Gordon Packard. Burial Shiloh cemetery. Friends May Call at Turner Chapel West until 1 15 wednesday. The casket will not be opened after the service. Nellie l. Wess 79, of 3817 mount Vernon Road be a Cedar rapids resident the last 37 years died this morning in a local Hospital following a sudden illness. Born aug. 3, 1898, in Kirksville mo., was married to Joseph Wess at Unionville to. Mrs. Wess was a member of the methodist Church. Surviving Are a daughter . Wineva Hass with whom made her Home three Brothers William t. Jackson los Angeles Harvey Jackson Newton Raymond Jackson Centerville a granddaughter and four great grandchildren. Services 3 . Tuesday at Turner Chapel East by or. Leroy White. Burial Oak Hill cemetery. Friends May Call at Turner Chapel East. Woodrow Wilson 64, of 1119 Center Street be died this morning at a Cedar rapids Hospital following a Short illness. Formerly of Chicago he had been a Cedar rapids resident 27 years. He was bom feb. 28, 1913, at Eaton Tenn. On june 26, 1943, he was married to Hazel Campbell in Chicago. Prior to his retirement he was employed by Iowa Midland Supply. Or. Wilson was a member of the Kenwood Park United methodist Church mount Hermon Lodge no. 263 and Ambar Grotto. Survivors include his wife a Stepson Robert Layton Anamosa a sister . Kay Thomas Chicago three grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Services wednesday at i . At Cedar memorial with the Rev. Clifton Ellerbeck of the Kenwood Park United methodist Church. Burial Cedar memorial Park cemetery. Masonic services will be conducted by mount Hermon Lodge. All master masons Are asked to meet at the Chapel wednesday at 12 45 . Friends May Call at the Cedar memorial funeral Home after noon on tuesday and at the Chapel after noon wednesday. The casket will be closed prior to the service. Memorial services Stumme Richard j. A services were held at noon today at Turner Chapel East by the Rev. Phillip Hougen of St. Andrewes lutheran Church. Graveside services will be held at 2 30 . Tuesday at the Harding ton cemetery in Waverly by the Rev. J. David Brown of St. Paul a Church in Waverly. In addition to those previously mentioned or. Stumme is survived by a grandchild. Fickel w. Lawrence or. A 1 30 . Tuesday at the first United presbyterian Church in Marion. Burial Cedar memorial cemetery with masonic graveside services by Marion Lodge no. 6, of and am. Friends May Call at the Murdoch Chapel in Marion until to . Tuesday and at the Church after noon tuesday. A memorial for the research of Lymphoma has been established. Lindahl Carrie a. A services were held today at the first Christian Church in Coggon. A memorial fund to the Christian Church has been established. Murdoch a in Coggon was in charge of arrangements. Hill Lacy d. A services were held today at the first Christian Church in Coggon. Burial Coggon cemetery with military graveside services by Coggon american legion Post. The Murdoch funeral Home in Coggon was in charge. Lillian Zahs Crosheck 91, of Iowa City wife of the late Edward Crosheck died saturday afternoon in an Iowa City care Center following a Long illness. Born nov. 5, 1886, in Iowa City and her husband Farmed in the Solon Vicinity most of their lives. Surviving Are a son Eugene Rural Solon two grandchildren and six great grandchildren and a sister Martha Adrien of California. Services 1 30 . Tuesday at the Brosh funeral Home in Solon by the Rev. Richard l. Trost. Burial Oakland cemetery in Iowa City. Friends May Call at the funeral Home after noon today. Harold e. Boyles 63, a retired employee of Wilson company and a lifetime resident of the Urbana Community died saturday morning at a Cedar rapids Hospital. He was born june i 1914, at Urbana. On june 12, 1935, he was married to Eula Mather at Brandon. She died in 1963. Surviving Are two daughters . Philip Riffey of Urbana and Doris Summers of Cedar rapids five sons Earl of Ogden Kansas Charles of Robins Leslie of Center Point Gary of Cedar rapids and David of Urbana 16 grandchildren and four great grandchildren five Sisters . Everett Hawley of Vinton . Grace Van Fossen . George Rick . Clifford Hepker . Harley Lahue All of Urbana four Brothers Everett of Center Point Sidney of Cedar rapids Donald of Urbana and Howard of Shellsburg. Funeral services were held today at the first Christian Church in Center Point by the Rev. Joe Jones. Burial was in Urbana cemetery. The Murdoch funeral Home in Center Point was in charge of arrangements. Harold l. Downing 44, of route 2, Mechanicsville formerly of Cedar rapids and Marion was found dead saturday morning at his Home. The Cedar county medical examiner has ruled the death caused by Carbon monoxide poisoning an Accident. Born May 14, 1933, at Council Bluffs he was married to Joyce Aldrich aug. 20, 1965. Or. Downing served with the during the korean conflict and had been employed by fac corporation the last six years. He was a member of St. Pius x Catholic Church in Cedar rapids. Surviving in addition to his wife Are three daughters Kathryn Downing Cedar rapids and Barbara and Teresa Downing Memphis Tenn. Two sons Scott Downing and Harold Downing jr., Memphis Tenn. Two Brothers Robert Downing Clarksville Tenn., and j. Richard Downing of Seattle Wash. And a sister . Lee Huff Schenectady . Services 11 . Wednesday at St. Pius x Catholic Church in Cedar rapids by the Rev. Bernard g. Collins. Burial mount Calvary cemetery Cedar rapids. Friends May Call at the Murdoch Chapel in Marion after 11 . Tuesday where a Rosary will be recited at 7 30 . Tuesday. Ray Elmer Kessler 84, of 1643 32nd St. Be a Cedar rapids resident for More than 50 years died this morning in a local care Center following a Long illness. Born March 27, 1893, at Solon he was married to Opal m. Wells nov. La 1936, at Cedar rapids. He Farmed in the Center Point area for Many years and was employed by Penick and Ford Ltd. Prior to retirement. Or. Kessler was a member of the Grain Millers Union local no. Too. Surviving in addition to his wife Are a daughter. Hazel Cole Cedar rapids a Stepson Richard d. Wells Norfolk a. Two Brothers George and Earl Kessler both of Cedar rapids three Sisters Lucinda Pickering and Lavina Steadman both of Cedar rapids and Emily Mcconnell Hiawatha two grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Services i . Thursday at the Chapel of memories by the Rev. William b. Hamish. Burial Cedar memorial cemetery. Friends May Call at the Cedar memorial funeral Home after 3 . Tuesday and at the Chapel of memories after 11 . Thursday. Iowa deaths Iowa City a Ruth Spivey 80. Tuesday at 2 . At George l. Gays. Burial Tiffin. Dunkerton a . Pearl Brosch 91. Wednesday at 1 30 . At United methodist Church. Visitation after to . Tuesday at Brant Kerns Oelwein. Vinton a Marie Shonka 81. Wednesday at to . At St. Mary a Catholic Church. Burial Evergreen. Christian Wake service at 7 30 . Tuesday at Camp Bell russells. Visitation after i . Tuesday. West Liberty a Grace Evelyn Carey 84. Tuesday at 1 30 . At United methodist Church. Burial Oak Ridge. Snider a. Bussey a Robert a. Steen 80. Tuesday at i . At Garland Van Arkels Oskaloosa. Holmes Sigourney. Olin a Mable Hansen 85. Wednesday at 1 30 . At Hayden a. Burial Mayflower Oxford Junction. Visitation after i . Tuesday. Millersburg a James l. Dillin 79. Pending at Powell a North English. Monticello a Carl f. Plueger 86. Tuesday at 1 30 . At St. Johns lutheran Church. Goettsche a. Independence a . Margaret Hayward 71. Wednesday at 2 . At Whites. Order of Eastern Star memorial service at 7 . Tuesday. Tara found guilty of Sale of obscene materials Lincoln neb. A Tara enterprises inc., a Cedar rapids firm headed by Edward Wedelstedt has been found guilty in a state court Here of 19 counts dealing with the Sale of obscene materials. The company which operates adult Book stores and movie houses Here and in numerous other places in the Midwest faces a maximum of a $1,000 Fine on each of the 19 Misdemeanour charges. Zachary productions limited a company with ties to Tara was found guilty of two charges and faces a possible $2,000 Fine. The two firms were tried last week in Lancaster county court. The charges involved magazines and movies sold in Lincoln a adult Book store and Cinema. Jury selection began wednesday afternoon and the Case went to the jury late Friday afternoon. The jury took about an hour to find Zachary guilty on the two counts with which the firm was charged and Tara guilty on 19 of 21. Both companies were charged with exhibiting obscene 16 millimetre movies but Only Zachary was convicted. Tara was found guilty on five counts dealing with magazines and 14 with eight millimetre films. Assistant Lancaster county attorney Bob Gibson said the trial set no precedents although it was Only the second one of its Type in Lincoln in the five years since the current obscenity statute has been on the books. Quot we did no to establish anything we did no to already know a Gibson said. Quot the material we were dealing with was so extreme and Gross it came nov Here near being borderline he said the jury viewed Over four hours of movies and looked at numerous magazines during the trial. The Case was tried using the entire state of Nebraska to establish the Community standards Gibson said. He said the defense Case consisted of presenting other publications which Are routinely sold in the state and Are not considered obscene. Sentencing is scheduled for Friday. The defendants have appealed the verdict. Pot charges against 4 police arrested four persons on charges of Possession of a controlled substance sunday. Michael j. Novak 19, of 4417 Lorraine St. Be Chris h. Edwards 20, of route 2, Palo and Rick e. Holmes 19, of 1003 Raney St., Hiawatha were nabbed on Possession charges when police checked a parked car on signal Ridge Road be. Police said they found a substance believed to be marijuana in the Possession of the three men. Holmes posted $500 Bond and was released. Novak and Edwards Are being held at the Linn county jail in lieu of $500 Bond each. Cynthia k. Johnson 20, of 1927 first ave. Be was charged sunday with Possession of a controlled substance marijuana after officers observed a Van pulled in behind a building on first Avenue and 19th Street be. She is being held on $500 Bond. On this Date in 1492, Columbus discovered the West Indian Island of Santo Domingo which now is shared by Haiti and the dominican Republic. Nitpicking a quire for ventilation purposes. Many of the rules being eliminated Are duplicated by those of other agencies others Are obsolete through technological change. And others simply insult intelligence. Tanks May be of any shape or Type consistent with sound engineering design a says one provision that will be out. In some cases the new rules simply strike a few words or a sentence from a regulation. In other cases entire sections Are jettisoned. One requirement dealing with areas containing hazardous chemicals forced employers to keep a daily roster of employees entering regulated areas and to hold on to the lists for 20 years. The Rule wont be in the new version. A special edition of the Federal Register will completely reprint All 250 pages of closely spaced Small Type that detail Oshay a general Industry standards. Provisions to be revoked will be in Black brackets. Or. Bingham said because of the High interest expected the usual 30-Day period for Public comment will be expanded to 90 Days. Two charged with assault police listed assault charges against two Cedar rapids men saturday. Randy b. Goodman 28, of 955 Westwood drive new has been charged with assault with intent to do great bodily injury after he allegedly smashed a Glass against another Many a face in the 800 Block of third Street so. Robert Frett 123 Edgewood Road so received facial lacerations in the incident. He was treated at mercy Hospital and released. Goodman is being held on $500 Bond at the Linn county jail. Kevin c. Mcnelly 20, route i Ely was charged with intoxication assault and Battery and resisting an officer following a disturbance at macs lounge 900 16th ave. Be in which an officer was struck in the Chest. Police said Mcnelly hit officer . Fischer in the Chest when Mcnelly refused to cooperate and attempted to leave while he was being detained. He is being held on $375 Bond. Pleased with Linn mar test scores Hoffman Linn mar Board of education president Kenyon Hoffman today issued this statement concerning the results of the Iowa tests of Basic skills and Iowa tests of educational development discussed at the boards work session last thursday and reported in fridays Gazette Quot the Board of directors of the Linn mar schools was pleased with the Overall performance As indicated by the test scores. We Are proud of the improvement Over previous years. While the Linn mar Board did express a desire to some of the sub test sections brought closer to the level of Overall performance we feel our discussion of this matter did not warrant the headline of . 2.�?� the headline Hoffman objected to read Quot test scores worry Linn mar a and was based on the discussion about Low math scores. 5 charged with drunk driving five persons were charged with drunk driving saturday and sunday Richard Bascom 37, of 430 32nd St. Be was arrested at 1 50 . Sunday at the intersection of first Avenue and Collins Road be. Carol mands 29, of 6518 Brook View Lane be was arrested at 6 50 . Saturday at the intersection of 33rd Avenue and sixth Street so. She was also charged with disobeying a traffic signal. Roy e. Borseth 36, of 2662 Union drive so was arrested at 9 41 . Saturday at the intersection of f Avenue and fifth Street new. He was also charged with disobeying a Stop sign. Kevin r. Barger 23, of 25y2 Center Point Road be was arrested at 12 20 . Sunday in the 1300 Block of h Avenue be. He was also charged with failure to carry and display a valid Iowa Drivers License. Terry l. Merta 22, of 2002 cach Lane so was arrested at 2 18 . Sunday at the intersection of first Avenue and 33rd Street be. He was also charged with drag racing and speeding. _ the Cedar rapids Gazette . Dec. 8, 1977 3 continued from Page i a snowstorm Only about 20 Miles. Motels were filled Early by Drivers who heeded the Highway patrols admonition not to travel unless it was absolutely necessary a warning that is still in effect. The Snow in Eastern Iowa was heaviest in Fayette Benton Buchanan and Delaware counties. As of 7 ., new Albin reported five inches Fayette Elkader and Oelwein four inches and West Union three inches. In All cases the Snow fell for hours after those Early reports. Snow lows in accidents Snow lows in Cedar rapids and Marion were on the major streets at about 4 . Linn county Engineer Bill Harrington said county Crews Are concentrating on paved roads and areas where heavy Drifting is common. Wayne Murdock Cedar rapids superintendent of Public works said the City a weather service called at la . To warn of the storm and plows were on the streets at 4 ., but a combination of factors have hampered operations. Quot we be encountered quite a bit of traffic a Murdock said. Quot we be had some Drivers running into our equipment there have been six or seven of those because any Accident involving a City vehicle must be investigated and police had More than they could handle with minor accidents and traffic tie ups each of those mishaps consumed valuable time. Four of the 16 motor graders were out of commission with mechanical difficulties by noon and since those machines Are the Backbone of the cleaning operation for major arterial streets the breakdowns slowed operations. Murdock said in some cases parts Are difficult to obtain for the graders most of which Are approaching 20 years of service. The fact this is the third time in about to Days the graders have been used Hasni to Given Crews enough time to make repairs. Not enough Snow oddly enough one of the problems with Clearing operations in the Loop area Early this morning was a Lack of Snow. There Wasny to enough on the streets downtown to be picked up and hauled away prior to the Rush hour when such operations must Stop because of increased traffic. Quot wed like to keep everybody out of that Loop area tonight a Murdock said. He said the Snow will be slowed toward the Center of the streets in the downtown area tonight but wont be immediately trucked to the disposal area. City Crews will plow until 6 . Today Knock off until la ., then go Back to work. The continued snowfall and High winds make re blowing necessary on most streets. Murdock also warned that the drop in temperatures to below the Point at which chemicals will melt the Snow Means Slicker streets tuesday. Quot what a going to happen is that its really going to be Slick tonight a he said Quot and there a no doubt in my mind it will be Slicker tomorrow than it was today. We re just really going to Shine those streets up when we plow the heavy traffic had a lot to do with the problems but officials of the school District City and county governments All reserved judgment on whether open tuesday. Squaw Creek ski Hill opens the additional accumulation of Snow that greeted Eastern iowans this morning May have been a big headache for motorists but it was a Boon for skiers. The Linn county conservation Board announced that the ski Hill at Squaw Creek Park South of Marion opened at noon. A rope Tow ticket is available for $3 a Day and is Good from noon until to . On regular Days and from to . To to . On weekends and holidays. Sandwiches Coffee and hot chocolate will also be on Sale in the Lodge during those hours. Finance commissioner Hal Schaefer acting mayor because mayor Don Canney along with Public improvements commissioner Richard Phillips was at a National league of cities meeting today in san Francisco said he did no to seriously consider calling off work. Quot really i done to think its that bad a he said this morning. Quot its just a Winter storm its not a blizzard. Its just an Ordinary Winter Day As far As in a school officials said they first planned classes then cancelled when it became evident earlier predictions underestimated the severity of the storm. There were few reports of serious storm related injuries by late morning although both Cedar rapids hospitals said they had several emergency room patients who were injured in Falls. Patrolmen rescued a Small child from a stranded car six Miles East of Iowa City at about 8 ., Rushing the diabetic boy to an appointment at University hospitals. Two members of the Edwin Morrissey family of Sioux City received Burns when their westbound car rolled Over twice on 1-80 about two Miles East of West Branch. The vehicle ended up on its wheels and was driven to Coralville but a vacuum bottle broke during the Accident scalding occupants with Coffee. Blizzard conditions elsewhere three semis Jackknife Between Newton and Des Moines blocking i-80 for a time sunday night and a nine car pileup was reported in a ditch off the interstate near Newton. A collision Between a four wheel drive vehicle and a semitrailer truck in the same area left several persons injured two seriously. Iowa Isnit the Only area suffering from weather woes. There were blizzard conditions in Colorado too Mph winds and a foot of Snow and parts of Nebraska while in the Mississippi Valley funnel Clouds and High winds Cut Power lines and Tore Down Trees bringing heavy rainfall with them. Swollen Rivers in the Pacific Northwest were beginning to recede today however leaving five persons dead and property damage estimated in the millions of dollars. Hijacking chairman of the airline declined to say whether he knew who the hijackers aboard the Boeing 737 were or How Many there were. Other airline sources said they May have been members of the japanese red guerrillas but a japanese government spokesman in Tokyo said it appeared unlikely. Sujak said the plane began its Landing approach to Kuala Bumpur against Hijacker orders but pulled away from its Landing approach after gunfire broke out inside the plane. It was ordered to Singapore but crashed in the tidelands of Southern Malaysia minutes before it would have landed in Singapore. The airline sources said conversations from the plane have identified the hijacking As a japanese red operation. In Tokyo japanese authorities said there was Little possibility the hijackers were of the japanese red which customarily makes an announcement when it seizes a plane. The plane flight 653, had departed the resort City of Penang 500 Miles North of Singapore in route for the malaysian capital of Kuala Bumpur then Singapore. The Pilot capt. . Manjoor reported he was being hijacked As he approached Kuala Bumpur and at that Point the Pilot and the control Tower argued Over whether the plane should land in Kuala Bumpur for re fueling. The plane made an attempt to land until shooting was heard in the Cabin of the plane. Witnesses outside Singapore reported the plane was descending for an apparent Landing but suddenly pulled sharply upward followed by a blinding Flash and a loud explosion. It was at least the second crash of a hijacked aircraft. On sept 15, 1974, a Hijacker demanding to be flown to Hanoi seized an air Vietnam Boeing 727 Jet in route from Danang to Saigon and set off a grenade in flight. The plane crashed at Phan rang 175 Miles Northeast of Saigon killing All 70 persons aboard. The airline said it was investigating reports that malaysian agriculture minister Dato sri Ali Haji a Man and the cuban ambassador to Japan Mario Garcia Inchaustegui May have been aboard. $249,060 to head Start Washington . A second District Iowa congressman Mike Blouin has announced that the Hawkeye area Community action program has been awarded a Grant by hews office of human development services. Blouin said hew awarded $249,-060 to Yacap to be used for the head Start career opportunities in the classified Job directory daily Piersons Flower shop amp greenhouses inc. 1800 Ellis blvd. New Flower phone 366-1826 to express your feelings Avenue Floral and botanic als -7148 be Leth ave. . Free parking in rear open . Thru set. 8-5 30 because everyone always likes Beautiful things Flowers from John e. Lopes florists for Over 66 years 308 3rd Avenue . 365-os 11

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