Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - December 30, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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Snow is expected by Monday night in the mid Rockies and northern Minnesota, while showers are forecast in the lower Mississippi valley. Clear to partly cloudy elsewhere.
William Butts, 289 Norman drive NE; etch fined $20 and
Traffic signal siltation —
Richard Johnson. 1032 Johnson avenue NW; I a1 Roy Morris, Toddville; Richard Blood. 4000 Lincoln Heights drive SE; James Smalley, 21H Liberty drive SE; Ann Keiper, Palo; Jeffrey Rovray, 120 Twenty-first street SIV; each fined $15 and costs
High temperatures Sunday, tow tem Dentures overnight and inches of ore c nutation
anti Jt»nathan Drey fuss, Port Washington, N Y.
Births — Mercy
Dec. 29 — To the families of Randy Du ( bar me. 1M2H Seventeenth avenue SE. a son; Newell ( row, route 3, Marion,
Dec. 30 — To the families of Joseph Kelly, 1021 Fourth avenue SE, a daughter; I/oyd (happen, 466 ('.rand avenue, Marion, a son.
Extended Forecast — No
rain is expected Tuesday through Thursday. Lows in the 20s and highs in 30s on New Year’s eve, cooling to lows 8 to 18 and highs 25 to 30 New Year’s day and Thursday.
Births — Dec 29 -
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laiw overnight Noon Monday....
2 p m Monday....................to
Total for December........ 0.71
Normal for December.......1.43
Normal through Dec........33.18
Total for 1974..................40 03
Barometer, rising...........30 30
Humidity at noon.............79%
Wind direction and velocity
at noon SE at 6 mph.
Sun rises Tuesday, 7 35; sun sets, 4:45
Year Ago Today — High 7; low -7; precipitation, none.
Total to date...............
Through Dec. 29. 1973 .. Percent of normal year
Cincinnati. Cleveland... Des Moines
Indianapolis... Kansas City.... Mpis -St. Paul
Weather. Hi I a
.Cloudy 31/11 Cloudy 31/12 Shwrs 40/13 ..PtCldy 30/5
Pool level Monday 673 48
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Timothy Shea, Darline Pence and Charles Burlingttam. JoAnn Covington and David Gutierrez, all of Cedar Rapids Mary Vida and Gerald Hunt, jr., both of Boulder, Colo Darla Burnett and Don Seaberg, both of Oak I^iwn, III. Deborah Blakley and Gary (ireene, both of Mechanicsville. Linda Haars and Ross Cole, both of Machvitle, Tenn. Sindie Bruring and Glenn Krhart. both of Solon, Phyllis Mercer, Marion, and Mark ( asper, New London. Lynn Berchenbriter, Cedar Rapids,
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To the families of Jerome Sauer, 1444 Bever avenue SE, a son; David Mined, 4713 Green Valley drive SE. a daughter John Green lee, Mt. Vernon, a daughter; James R. Elliott, 714 Greenfield street NE, a daughter; Terry W. Kline, 1117 Fifteenth avenue SW. a son; Terry K. Brandon, 1317 Twenty-second avenue SVA, a daughter; Car-sten Filings**. Martelle, a son.
Out of Town Births
At Marshalltown — Mr.
and Mrs Dennis E. Reece, a
son Dec. 24 Mrs. Reece is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs Arthur L. W illiams, KKm Prairie drive NE.
Speeding — Arlow Bailey. 1727 Eighth avenue, Marion; fined $75 anti costs Michael Ingalls, 1021 A avenue NW, fined $40 and costs Rosanne Mack. Iowa City; Robert Voet-berg. Mt. Vermin; Gregory Schatzle, mute three. Marion; Glenn McClintic, 2907 Applewood place NE; Don Burrows. 1040 Clifton street NE; Dennis Benning, route one. Marion. Marvin Waterbeds Brooklyn; Donnie Johnson, 4(88) Johnson avenue SW; Michael Thorne*. Sunrise trailer court; Paul Young, jr., 4501 Mt. Vernon road SE; Milton Porter. 1535 B avenue NE; each fined $30 and costs. John Meneth, 895 South Sixth street. Marion, fined $25 and costs Stanley Ray mer, 62 leisure street NE, fined $20 and costs.
Intoxication — Warren Mundy. Springville; forfeited $50 bond Joseph Rupe. Kna-sas City, Kan ; Jac k Baker, 3320 Wilson avenue SM; each forfeited $30 bond.
Drag racing — Charles Goddard, Fairfax; fined $60 and costs.
Vehicle control violation — Randal Simmcn. Central City, Michael Gossman. 4030 Johnson avenue NW each fined $20 anti costs.
Driver’s license violation — Gary Hoist, 1212 Thirty-second street NE; fined $15 anti costs Dennis Hartman, 916 Seventeenth avenue SE; fined $10 and costs,
Faulty equipment — Wayne King, Center Point; Daniel Spanglier. 1316 First avenue NE; each fined $10 and costs
Disturbing the peace Francis Smith. 9 Twenty-ninth avenue SW. fined $25 and costs.
Meter violation — William Bashaw. 2726 I) avenue NW.
J. Fred Dodson, at IO. Peter-seim's. A memorial fund has been established.
Dyersville — Joseph A. K run Iago. 90 Tuesday at IO 30, St. Francis Xavier basilica Scripture service Monday at 8, McBride’s.
Postville—E nos Muchow,
69 Tuesday at 2 at Schutte s.
Monticello—Mrs George Kieniets. 70 Thursday at ll at St. Peter and Paul Lutheran church Visitation after IO
Tuesday at Goettsch's.
Monticello—Mrs. Henrietta Harford, 76, of Clinton and former Monticello resident. Tuesday at ll at St. Matthew s Lutheran church Snell* Smith s. Clinton
Monticello—Frederick C. Mardorf. 37. Thursday at 1:30 at St. Matthew Lutheran
church. Visitation after IO
Tuesday at Goettsch's.
Mt. Vernon—John 1) Luer-kens. 64. formerly of Mt. Vernon Tuesday at 3 30 at the Chapel of Memories. Cedar Rapids. Burial: Cedar Memorial park Visitation Monday at the Cedar Memorial funeral home and after 2:30 Tuesday at the chapel Casket will he closed 3.15 Tusday.
Center Point—Clara I Newland. 94 Tuesday at 10 30 at the Murdoch chapel. Center Point. Visitation at the chapel after 4 Monday.
Oelwein—Filonuna Gallo. 81 Tuesday at IO 30 at Sacred Heart Scripture service Monday at 8 at Hintz’ where friends may call after 2 Monday.
Oelwein—Walter ( lark. 84 Tuesday at IO at Brant-Kcrn’s.
Weapons, Calculator Stolen from C.R. Home
Weapons and a calculator valued at more than $750 were reported taken Sunday from the Harold Cooney residence. .344 Twenty-eighth street NAV.
Cooney was vacationing in Dallas when a neighbor. Richard Hoelz, 338 Twenty-eighth street NW. discovered the breakin. Authorities contacted Cooney by telephone.
Among the weapons taken were a 12 gauge shotgun, a 36-30 rifle, a 22 single shot rifle. a .22 carbine, a BB gun. a hunting knife and a 22 caliber handgun The weapons were valued at $633.
The calculator was valued at $125.
Sheriff Handed Boys' Gift Guns
Two young Cedar Rapids boys wh<» received BB guns for Christmas will have to find something else to play with.
Their mother turned the guns over to the Linn county sheriff's department after one of the boys was struck in the buttocks by a pellet, and another was Int in the leg.
She conceded the youths were too young to have BB guns. Both are under 16.
Clyde O. Whiting
Clyde 0 Whiting, 61. of 2163 E avenue NE, died Sunday following a brief illness Formerly ol Benton county, he had lived in Cedar Rapids 45 years Born March 19, 1913, at Atkins he was married to Doris Leigh Nov. 17, 1946, at Minneapolis
He was employed by Collins Radio Co. for 18 years Mr Whiting was a member of St. Paul’s Coiled Methodist church, Mt Hermon lodge and Amhar Grotto
Surviving are his wife; a son, M/Sgt William J Whiting. Portsmouth, N U ; two sisters, Mrs Ross Abernath-oy, Vinton, and Mrs Merle Lavelle. Minneapolis, and two brothers, Ralph, Des Moines, and E. Duane, Ely.
Services: I p.m. Tuesday at Chapel of Memories by Dr Arnold Herbst of St. Paul’s t luted Methodist church Burial Cedar Memorial. Friends may call at Cedar Memorial funeral home Monday and at the chapel after noon Tuesday. The family suggests that friends may, if they wish, donate to a memorial fund es-tablishwJ in his name
Mrs. Earl Neighbor
Louise Neighbor, 84. of 3420 E avenue NW. a former resident of Center Point and a resident of Cedar Rapids for the past 27 years, died Sunday in a Center Point nursing home.
Born April 8, 1896. at Center Point, she was married to Earl I). Neighbor, April 26, 1911. at Center Point. Mrs. Neighbor was a member of the Cedar Christian church.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Frank Waldron, and a son, Charles LL Neighbor, Cedar Rapids, six grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren
Services: I 30 p.m. Tuesday at the Murdoch chapel, Center Point, by the Rev Neville Clayton Burial: Center Point cemetery.
Mrs. George Hershey
Agnes M Hershey, 74. of 1622 Seventh street SE, widow of George Hershey, died Sunday following a brief illness, Born July 3, 19611, at Spillville, she has lived in Cedar Rapids and vicinity most of her life She was a member of St. Wen-cesious church and the Altar and Rosary Society Surviving are three sons, Leonard Novak, rural Lisbon; Charles Novak, Cedar Rapids, and Leo, rural Palo; eight grandchildren and two greatgrandchildren; four sisters, Mary Baria, Cecilia Stastny and Lillian Alt, all of Cedar Rapids, and Adeline Prymek, North Liberty; two brothers, Joseph and Iziuis Batik, both of Cedar Rapids Services 9:30 a rn Tuesday at the Brush chapel and IO a rn at St. Wenceslaus church by the Rev Clarence Prana. Burial St. Johns cemetery. Father Prana will recite the Rosary at 7,30 p.m. Monday at the chapel, were friends mav call
Beilharz, Roy H. — 2 p m
Monday at Chapel of Memories by the Rev. Neville G ( layton of Cedar Christian church Burial; Cedar Memorial. Arrangements by Cedar Memorial funeral home
Hepkrr, Dewey S. — Turner chapel east at I 30 p m Tuesday by the Rev Richard Ernst Burial Linwood
Engel, Clarence Arthur — Turner chattel east at I 30 p.m. Monday by Dr. Arnokl Herbst. Burial was in Cedar Memorial
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must have resulted from some field work in this country.” However, two sources intimately involved with the IEC said no evidence of any CIA domestic spying turned up in the course of the committee’s work, which lasted until July, 1973.
Time magazine reported this week that supreme court Justice William Douglas and three congressmen were targets of (JA surveillance during the 1960s A well-informed source told The Associated Press he had searched CIA files in 1970 in
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Fred Andrews. 74. of 1119 A avenue NW. died Dec. 16 in Chamblee, Ga. Ile was a retired fwistal employe and a member of the Men’s Travelers club
Surviving are his wife. Anna. a son. Fred A , Edina, Minn., and two daughters. Ja-siel Stodola. Chamblee, Ga., and Sally Lynn Andrews, at home; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Services were conducted at Cross and Crown Lutheran church, Chamblee. The body was cremated, and the ashes will In* murned at Cedar Memorial. A memorial fund has been given to First Lutheran church.
F. Neil Pameticky
F Ned Pameticky, 61. of 2116 L street SW. a lifetime resident of Cedar Rapids, died Saturdav after a sudden illness. Born March IL 1913, at Cedar Rapids, he was married to Ivy Scott Nov. 21, 1946. at C(*dar Rapids. He was employed by Collins Radio Co. the last 15 years
Mr Pameticky was a veteran of World war II and received the Purple Heart, two bronze stars and the good conduct medal during the Normandy and Germany campaign. He served 19 years in the national guard, whore he was a chief warrant officer He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers union and was a former member of the Mizpah lodge and the Scottish rite
Surviving are his wife; a daughter, Mrs Dave t’ron-baugh, Cedar Rapids; three sons, Sgt. Scott L., Alaska; Ernest L., Cedar Rapids, and Francis N., jr., Des Moines; a sister. Ruby Borak, Cedar Rapids, and 13 grandchildren.
Services Chapel of Memories at HI 30 a rn. Tuesday by the Rev Allen S Van Cleve of the Central Park Presbyterian church Burial Cixlar Memorial. with military service* by Hanford American legion post. Friends may call at the Cedar Memorial funeral home Monday and at tilt* chapel after 9 a rn Tuesday.
response to a special house investigating peachment
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diabetes, and even more destructive in the sense that it affects far more people than the sufferer."
“I know now that I have been a sick man who did not understand the nature of the illness." Mills said. "I now have an understanding of the nature of this disease and I know how to live with it. The answer lies in total abstinence.”
In what he said will he his last explanation of his con-luet. Mills said his illness has caused him to suffer blackouts, "Periods during which I have had no knowledge of what I was doing.
"These were temporary in nature and happened only when I had ingested alcohol, but they do explain some of my recent activities,” Mills said
Mills said he will refuse to discuss the matter further with reporter* and intends to dedicate himself to the work of congress and of the house ways and means committee which he served as chairman before (he Tidal Basin incident made national headlines.
He was stripped of the post after the Boston appearance.
Mills said the easier course would have been to resign his seat and disappear from public life.
"I have never been one to quit in the face of adversity and I will not be a quitter nowhe said
Hike Milk Support
DES MOINES (AP)— Gov. Robert Ray and Iowa Agriculture Secretary Robert Iaiuns-berry appealed to President Ford Monday to sign a bill to raise the support price for milk to 85 percent of parity.
"Recent research from Iowa Slate university indicates that most Iowa dairy farmers are now receiving well Indow actual cost of producing their milk product*," Ray said in a telegram to the President
“Low milk price* and dramatically higher milk production costs have made dairy farming an unprofitable enterprise," said Lounsberry iii a letter to the President.
Ray said an adequate price for milk products "is resent nil if we are to continue to have the needl'd production of this essential fond product."
request from a subcommittee possible un-proceedings against Douglas But the source said he found only a newspaper clipping mentioning Douglas as a director of a foundation which had connections with the CIA in the Dominican Republic and a prospectus from the foundation in which Douglas was again identified as a director
Time identified the three lawmakers allegedly under CIA surveillance as the late Sen Long (D-Mo.), Rep.
( laude Pepper (D-Fla.) and former Rep. Cornelius lagher (D-N J ). But source said. "We wouldn't have the slightest interest’’ in (hem Pepper said that Colby had called him Sunday to assure him that the CIA was not keeping a file on hun.
Senator Case. (R N J ) '-aid he thought former CIA director Richard Helms lied when he assured the senate foreign relations committee several years ago that the agency was not practicing domestic spying.
( ase said he was riot surprised that Helms would lie and addl'd that he did not l>e-lieve the CIA could have conducted domestic surveillance without the knowledge and approval of the various Presidents.
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rest, and their release was promised after an agreement Saturday between the rebellious troops and a negotiating commission from the coalition government in Vientiane. But Unstable indicated that they remained voluntarily, saying
"We stayed seven days localise we wanted to demonstrate to the people there that we were with them The villagers wanted us to stay."
Huxtable said the townspeople were very helpful during the rebellion and "we found it a very emotional experience The village folk brought us vegetables, meat and fish anti tru'd to keep us calm.”
Gathered in House
Member* of the group said the Americans were scattered all over the town when the rebellion started hut later moved to Huxtable’* house on the river He said they had no contact with Vientiane ite-cause the rebels took his radio transmitter.
Huxtable said that despite growing lawlessness, he and his staff made a last effort to reopen the LLS AID office "but it was hopeless."
Rebel soldiers were still stealing LLS. AID fuel, the students had taken over our radio transmitter, had torn up all our papers ... I went to see the governor and told him. ‘I am very sorry hut we cannot dare to stay here in a situation like this, where students were coming into my house with Mlfi’s and pointing guns at me and demanding the keys to my office.’ ”
2 Skydivers Err; Fall 4,800 Feet to Death
SYDNEY. Australia (AP) — Two skydivers crashed into the ground still holding hands after they misjudged the distance to the ground in a moonlight parachute jump Sunday. Authorities said the men fell 4.8(81 Rh*! .
Council Strikes Balance; Rate Up, Rate Down
Two ordinances received their final reading at the Cedar Rapids city council meeting Monday, one raising rates for a service and the other reducing them for another service.
After the ordinances are published and go into effect, probably by next week, taxicab fares will be higher and there will he no minimum water bill for elderly people.
Cab fares are now 66 cents for the first one-fifth mile and ten cents for each additional one-fifth mile. The new rate will he 76 cents for (he first one-sixth mile and ten cents for each additional one-sixth mile.
The water bill reduction affects people 62 years old or more and totally disabled people.
At present, each household must pay a minimum water rate bill, which is $8 85 every two months for most household-type meters. Ender the new ordinance, elderly and handicapped people will pay only for the water they use.
Ed Burrell, business manager of the water department, said the average saving for each household should he about $2 per month. He estimated 1.9(81 elderly persons and about 3(81 handicapped persons will benefit from the law.
Steer Escapes; Shot by Police
Police Monday killed an escaped steer after it was cornered in a barnyard on the Frank Bt'dell property, 2309 C street SVW The animal had escaped Monday morning from the Wilson and Co. stockyards.about half a mile from where it was shot.
Sgt. James Gillen dropped the animal with a shot from a rifle that was brought from (he police station The animal was shot a second time by Patrolman Charles Gearhart after it continued breathing.
The decision to kill the animal was made because police believed it was dangerous to area residents.
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Judge Finds For Sheriff in Damage Suit
LLS. District Judge Edward J. McManus has issued a summary judgment in favor of Linn county Sheriff Walter Grant in connection with a civil rights suit filed against the sheriff by a Florida man John WL Dunn had filed an $80,856 damage suit against Grant for alleged unlawful incarceration in Linn county jail for 15 days in early 1973
The judge ruled Grant was acting within the scope of his duties when he ordered Dunn jailed as a result of an Iowa governor’s warrant. The warrant charged Dunn with a felony in Colorado and was issued at the request of the Colorado governor,
In his complaint against the sheriff, Dunn claimed the charge for which the warrant was issued June 19, 1972, was dismissed later in the year. Therefore, he contended, the warrant had no legal life when Dunn was arrested Jan. 19, 1973.
The judge did not rule on that issue hut noted that Grant had reason to believe the warrant was valid when Dunn’s arrest was made Trial of the suit, filed Feb. 12, had been scheduled for Jan 20, but both Dunn and Grant had filed in November for court judgments.
A similar suit filed by Dunn was tried in October of 1973 in Linn county court, and a jury ruled in favor of Grant.
Man s Condition Fair With Knife Wound
Michael Hughes, 24, of 2939 Soutter drive SE, was in fair condition at Mercy hospital Monday with a stab wound in the hack suffered in a fight.
Hughes was injured at 6 46 a rn. Monday at the city sanitation department garage, 1865 A street SW, when he and another employe, 19, fought A pocket knife was used in the assault.
Police said the fight started over a disagreement the two men had on Saturday,
The 19-year-old man was questioned by police after the incident and released. Police said Hughes was apparently the aggressor.
The investigation is continuing.
Police Monday solved the reported loss of $15,(881 in securities from a safe at Metal ( rafters. 1756 E avenue NE, when it was discovered (he items had been stored elsewhere.
The office manager. Sandra ( hristiansen. 1619 E avenue NE. reported late Sunday that $15,000 worth of bonds and stock certificates were taken from the safe along with $169 in cash
Police said it later was discovered that another employe had removed the securities from the safe last week and had neglected to tell Miss Christiansen.
Further investigation by lichee determined the money was the only thing taken from the safe. No sign of forced entry to the safe was found by police who investigated the breakin.
Two Sentenced for Assault, Battery
Two persons have appeared in magistrate’s court on charges of assault anti battery.
Fred Fett, 1226 M street SW. pled guilty and was given a 26-day jail sentence, with six days suspended and credit given for time served
He was charged with assaulting Dorothy Fett on Sept. 22,
Marjorie Kielkopf. 1327 Third avenue SW, pled guilty and was fined $16 and costs. She was charged with assaulting Marcenc Pullet on Dec. ll
Four Are Bound over On Various Charges
Four (t*dar Rapids men have been bound over to the Linn countygrand jury following preliminary hearings
Harley Kephart. 4217 Mt. Vernon road SF. was hound over on a charge of drunk-driving; Craig Gardner. 1524 A avenue NE, on a charge of robbery with aggravation. Jeffrey McMurrin, 269 Park court SFL on a charge of assault.and Richard Dittmar, jr , 815 Oakland road NE, on a charge of robbery
Ackerman Property Charge Is Dismissed
A charge of receiv ing stolen property against Donald Ackerman, no address, has been dismissed following a preliminary hearing iii magistrate's court.
He was charged with having a welder, the property of Robert Conrad, in his possession
ROME (AP) — About 46,1881 national health service physicians went on a two-day strike Monday to protest laws they said blocked health service reform and negotiations for a new labor contract. Doctors agreed to make emergency calls during the strike,
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