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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - December 23, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa The Cedar Rapid* Gazette: Mon., December 23, 1974 Ford Divides Demo Gives Up Senate IJT® Be+V^e®!? . r    Skiing    and    Work at State Level Fiqht at state Level I ™L- co'°<Ap - President r ord has shown himself to be an CONCORD, N, H. (UPI) — ing machines were not tallied in enthusiastic if fallible skier but Democrat John Durkin stood the recount.    -insists his holiday stay in the alone and exhausted in the mar-, Durkin went into federal court Colorado Rockies is not a vocable state house corridor and f0 ciose down the commission {tion. said he was through arguing his grid regain his certification. The case on the state level.    jcourt    refused. Dead Police Herds Writing Hits Racism In Fraud Scheme Involving Millions CHICAGO    (AP)    —    It    was    of how, after finishing high    nection    with 75 armed rob-    Associated    Press late    Saturday signed    simply,    “A    Human    I school and “volunteering for the    I beries.    night. Being”.    armed forces of this country, If Despite his achievements, Ro-    “Very    Strong” It was a final testament from still suffered these same indig- land Charles wrote of being “de- Charles’ white, common-law a police detective decorated as nities.”    '    jected after . . . receiving many wjf€i wbo asked not to be After he finished his military    awards    and citations to be dis-    named,    said Charles was ‘‘very service, he could find no ap-    cnminated against onoe again    strong,    but    not in the    least bit a hero who said he felt, “Mine ie a wasted life ,. Roland Charles was 45. Those Arriving at this wintry resort who knew him best say he was Rep. Louis Wyman (R-N. H.) will be New' Hampshire’s next U. S. senator — unless the Democrat-controlled U. S. senate decides to reverse the state’s choice. Durkin's 11-month battle for the office has taken its toll of the tenacious attorney and former state insurance commissioner. Back to Law “If the senate decides to take village Sunday, Ford told news-    strong,    gentle,    sincere.    He was men he would divide his time    black. Two    weeks    before    he died When Durkin appeared to be making progress in the commis- sion for several days Wyman Atween work and skiing, with ^ went into state court to win a    rr,/A™    "n"lr **" new court-ordered election, cit ing inaccurate voting machines perhaps ‘ more work than skiing.” He said he had “about 150 few other ,    .    ...    ,    •    i    bills    to    sign    and    a and absentee voting irregular!^    wk    on    ” ties. A hearing is scheduled Thurs-!day on that motion The President said, however he would not make major decisions on energy and economic Durkin tried to cut off Wy- policies until returning to Wash-man’s court drive and failed. ington about Jan. 2. The commission late last week Skiing proved a big lure for Wyman, I    will just go    back to    awarded    Wyman    a tentative    Ford on his first day here. With- pradicing    law,” said    Durkin,    jfour-vote    victory    over Durkin    in two hours of arriving with his 38. He stared at the floor.    with    challenges    nearing    an    end    wife Betty, the Chief Executive Durkin’s    concession    at the    Final arguments    were due be-    was on the slopes in new and    hoping    and    praying    none    will state level    followed 23    days of    fore the    commission Monday,    colorful ski garb.    have    ...    to endure    this    awful, land Charles wrote a three-page “Declaration ” He began it by writing that racism “has reached to the very' marrow of my bones, this terrible injustice, and it leaves me weary fighting it.” “Awful Ordeal” Charles said he had fought hesitantly, “only ... for the coming generations of black Americans born and unborn. prentices!^ programs which    Rinsed accepted blacks. Finally, he be- D,<-ause 01 m> race K18*“ came a policeman    tes^s. lowest efficiency mark al in January, 1966, when he fa- though rating better than others tally shot a gunman who had an<t no 006 to complain to, know-killed three persons in a Chica- *n£ foil weN the establishment go car agency, a Chicago news- would get you if you did. paper declared he was “a police “Mine is a warted life, full of hero of whom all Chicagoans degradation, muted feelings and can be proud ”    not belonging. This is one hell of a world for a black man . . Citations    declaration    was    found Charles received numerous ci- among    Charles’ personal    papers tations, including one for help- by    his    common-law    wife of IO militant. Over the period of years it just tore him up; he was always the epitome of kindness, truly a gentle man, and he was sincere; above all he was sincere.” Of their relationship, the woman said, “The world is against people like us . . . The black world and the white world were not easy on us.” The couple had moved from trying to protect an apparent IO-; but Durkin said, “Theres no Instructor Dennis Hoeger, vote recount victory’ from the way we can come out of there a who accompanied Ford on a IO- Soviets Repeat Blast At U. S. Trade Pact Republican-controlled state gov-[winner.” em men t. He said it cost him $25,000, including an estimated $500 per day in lawyers’ fees. Wyman, 57. former state attorney general and a political MOSCOW (UPI) — The Soviet figure in New Hampshire for Union has repeated it objections two decades, had expected to to the U. S. trade bill tying commove easily from his five-term tinued trade concessions to congressional seat to the senate, freer emigration for Soviet Jews replacing retiring Republican and others. Sen. Cotton, 74.    I    The    Communist    party    news- When Wyman won an appar- paper Pravda said Sunday that ent election night victory by the Soviet Union rejects any at-only 542 votes, he was stunned tempt at interference in its bland the GOP was shaken.    ternal affairs. Expanded to Courts minute run down Vail mountain, acknowledged t h e President “sat dow-n” along the way ing capture    seven    men charged    years.    A    friend    of    the    couple    neighborhood to with    killing    two    persons in    con-    gave    a    copy    of    the    letter to    the!’ because c a    • 6    ^    p       j    elal    pressures,    never    married. She concluded: “The declaration was the sum    total    of    45 years of having to    keep    silent; and this was his final tribute as a black man in a very difficult society. The declaration was almost as if he had a premonition.” Group Asks Ford Appeal For Less Tar in Cigarets awful ordeal and if so. not quite so severely as I.”    WASHINGTON (AP) — Pres-    tar and nicotine levels. No regu- His handwritten statement    re-    ident Ford has been    urged by    Iations exist now. but the Feder- called childhood memories    of    the National Cancer    Advisory    a1 Trade Commission publishes having to “keep in place.” of    at-Board to personally    appeal to    reports of tar and nicotine It was blowing on top and I ten<iing inferior schools. He told the nation’s tobacco companies levels in cigarets. think he was more disoriented »;Wr. Filipinos Report break from official duties since Reds* Surrender he became President nearlv five No Outbreak at Soviet Art Show MOSCOW (AP) - About 1.000 for a voluntary reduction of tar In its new assessment the and nicotine levels in cigarets,    cancer advisory board cited nu- The board proposed that the    merous studies in humans that presidential appeal be followed    the board said showed a dose-    persons turned out Sunday in |by action empowering a federal response relationship between Leningrad for the opening of a months ajgo and he said he I MANILA (AP t— Twelve    agency to set maximum cigaret    I the number of cigarets smoke    four-day exhibit of modem art didn’t think the American peo-: hundred leaders and members    tar and nicotine levels, which    and lung cancer. Such evidence    by 49 Soviet painters in the Pal- ple would begrudge him the re-!of the Communist party of the    would be steadily reduced year    suggests that as a smoker cuts    ace of Culture, laxation.    Philippines have surrendered in by year.    down the number of cigarets, he Despite the Communist party “I think the fact that I amNueva Ecija province 70 miles The recommendations came proportionately reduces the central committees opposition working (here) about half the north of Manila, the govern-; in response to Ford’s request on risk.    I    to non-representational art, the j    time, that I have worked, ijment’s Philippine News Agency! Oct. 23 for an assessment of sci-    The board cited other studies    government gave permission for think, seven days a week, IO to reported Monday.    entific evidence that would pro-    that showed risk also is reduced    the exhibition. But militiamen The official    government    news    12 hours a day. I think they un- Faustino Corpuz, the party    vide a basis for federal cigaret    by reducing tar and nicotine in    on duty at the hall allowed only agency    Tass    statement    denied    derstand it,” lie told reporters, chairman, w’as quoted as saying    regulation. In sending to    a cigaret, through a filter, for    small groups of people to enter Then Durkin reversed Wy- Wednesday that the Soviet    - he and his followers decided to congress a board proposal for example.    it at one time and asked them man’s apparent victory in the Union had given any specific as IO YEARS AGO — The Pacific;accept the amnesty offered by cigaret regulation, Ford had Tar and nicotine levels in 1973 not to linger. final hours of a nine-day re-    seances, in return for ti S    coast,    struggled against the    the government because they    said “there is considerable dis-    averaged 19 2 milligrams of tar    There were no confrontations. count Nov. 27. and the political    trade concessions, on easing con-    worst    onslaught from the ele-    found the government is    sincere    pute” about the scientific evi-    and 1.3 milligrams of nicotine,    - battleground expanded to state    ditions for Jews and others wish-    ments    in years, had snow in the    in the implementation    of the    dence available.    about half of what they were    30 YEARS AGO — The Ger- and federal courts, the Ballot    fog to leave the country.    north,    torrential rains through-    land reform program    The tobacco industry has ada-    two decades ago when concern    mans entered the surrounded Law Commission and occasional The U. S. congress passed the out the rest of the area and an The amnesty expires at the mantly opposed previous calls first surfaced about smoking city of Bastogne, four miles inpublic sparring between the two bill last Thursday.    earthquake in San Diego.    end of the year.    for federal regulation of cigaret and health.    side Belgium. candidates.    ______________________________________ __________ Durkin steadily lost votes before the three-man Ballot Law Commission, composed of a Republican state attorney general. a Republican lawyer, and a Democrat named to a state job by Republican Gov. Meldrim Thomson Court Refused Thomson and his Republican executive council revoked Durkin’s certification as winner in a recount after Wyman telephoned the governor and told him three Wyman write-in ballots on vot- ALBUQUERQUE, NM. (AP) -The FBI said late Saturday five persons, including a former senior vice-president of an Albuquerque bank, had been indicted in connection with an alleged multi-million dollar fraud scheme. The five were named in an 84-count indictment returned Friday in Albuquerque by a federal grand jury, the FBI said. Albuquerque FBI Agent in 'charge William Meincke said two of those charged were Donald Morgan. 41, former senior vice-president of First National bank of Albuquerque, and Edwin Hammon, 54, president of Industrial Concept Corp. and Technology' Pathfinders, Inc. The FBI said two others, E. M. (Mike) Riebold and Harold Morgan, surrendered at the office of U.S. Magistrate Robert McCoy. Agents said Riebold, 47, is chairman of the board of American Fuels Corp. and president of Garfield Mines, Ltd. The FBI said Harold Morgan, 57, is a corporate attorney and vice - president of American Fuels Corp. Agents said the fifth man, Hilliard Crown, 60, a Santa Fe tax consultant, was arrested earlier Saturday at the Albuquerque airport. All five were arraigned before McCoy, who set an unsecured bond of $20,000 for Riebold and an unsecured bond of $10,000 for the others, agents said. German Tanks CANBERRA, Australia (AP) —The Australian government has decided to buy the West German Leopard tank instead of the American M-60, Defense Minister Lance Barnard announced Monday night. Former Chief Of GM Buys 5 New Vehicles DETROIT (AP)—While thous-ands of America’s consumers! are staying out of the new-car market, the Edward Cole family has recently bought five. Cole, a former General Motors president, retired recently after reaching age 65 and is involved in several private business ventures. Cole’s wife, Dollie, said, “for the first time in IO years, I ve written out a check for a car." Before, the family received company cars Mrs. Cole’s check was for a navy blue Cadillac Eldorado with a white top. For husband Ed, the family paid for a new station wagon The Coles also purchased a Pontiac for their son and a Camara for their daughter, and bought a new' pickup truck as well. In his last fill year as GM president, Cole earned some $833,000 in bonuses and salary Under the firm s pension plan. he can collect as much as half the average yearly salary he earned in his more than 35 years with the firm in each year of retirement. 42 Senators Rap Food Stamp Rise WASHINGTON (AP) - Forty-two senators, 33 of them Democrats, say in a letter to the agriculture department that a proposed increase in the cost of food stamps “makes no sense at all.” Senator McGovern (D-S. D.) released the letter Sunday night and predicted an “overwhelming majority of the congress will support legislation to prevent this action from taking effect—if such legislation should itill be necessary* when congress returns in January.” The Ford administration has proposed that, as of Mar I, all food stamp recipients be required to pay 30 percent of their income for food stamps Some now pay as little as 5 percent of their income. 30 YEARS AGO - The first German spies captured in American uniform during the Nazi offensive in Belgium were executed (Here's Hew!) Merchants Natural Bank £ BankAmericard Dote    ’    CriecX    No. ifie Order Of CHECKING PLUS] • Signature * _____J Dollars Merchants Natural Bank Personal Banks- Get Your Shopper s {Kelpers Yr em Your {Personal Hanker Merchants National Bank ISI A'BANKS OF IOWA’ BANK Main Bank Motor Bank Vernon Village Office Kingston Office Amana Office ;

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