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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - February 24, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 24 17 none .33 1.03 2.54 1.96 30.30 62% C R Wodthor High Saturday ll p.m. Saturday Rainfall Total fir Feb. Normal for Fob. Normal through Fob. Total for 1974 Barometer, rising Humidity at ll pm. Wind direction and velocity at Gazette weather station al ll p m Saturday, N at 20 m p h. Sun rises Monday, 7:49; sun sets, 6:52. Year Ago Today — High, 50; low, 34; rainfall, none. Births — Mercy Feb. 22 To the families of Mr. and Mrs. John Morrissey, 400 Wilder drive SH, a son. and Michael Denum, Central City, a son. Feb. 23 —To the families of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Hanley, HOH Fourth street NW, a son, and Wert Spore, jr., 2821 Twelfth avenue SW, a son. Births — St. Luke’s Feb. 22 —To the families of Mr. and Mrs. Richard I’oravil, Fairfax, a son; Fabian Skretta, <107 Sixth street. SF. a son; James I). Shay, 3707 Kencrost drvie NE. a daughter; Norbert Kodiak, (1217 Eastview avenue SW, a son; Joseph Winnie, Hiawatha, a son, and Vanillin Mu-sit, 1420 Oakland road NE, a daughter. Feb. 23 To the families of Mr. and Mrs. Terry Halstead, 6050 Eastview avenue SW, a so n ; Danny L. Raestner, Atkins, a son; Arthur Hoofer, route three, Marion, a son, and Michael Schug, 2050 Glass road NE, a daughter. Gordon Knipple Is Found Dead low* Deaths Arlington Wanda Gamin, 68. Services Monday at 1:30, St. John Lutheran church. Gleim’s, where friends may call after 2 Sunday. Belle Blaine— Milo M Fisher, fit. Services Tuesday, 1:30, iVffers-1 Elverson w ti c r e friends may call after noon Sunday. Center Point Lillian M Bardoner, 71. Services Sunday at 2, Alice United Methodist church. Survivors include a brother, Harry TritJc of Cedar Rapids. Clarence — Roy M. Joslin, 83. Services Monday at 1:30, Unit cd Methodist church. Chapman’s, where friends may call after noon today. Coggon Louis S. Billard, 97. Services Monday at 1:30, Zion Presbyterian churel). Murdoch’s, friends may call after I Sunday. Decorah Mrs. Mervin New-i house, 60. Services Tuesday at 12, Decorah Lutheran church. Steine’s. Iowa City — Zetta S. Rogers, j 82. Services Monday at 10:30, I Turner chapel east in Cedar i Rapids. Iowa City — Miss Mary E Kivlin, 85. Services Tuesday at 9, St. Patrick’s church. Rosary Monday at 7:30, Donohue’s, I where friends may call after 3 Sunday. Lamont — Evelyn Kreussel, 79. Services Monday at 2, St. I P e t e r ’ s Lutheran church I Kreussel-Fawcett’s, who ret friends may call after 2 Sun-1 day. Manchester — Edward J Malone, 73. Services Monday at IO, St. Mary’s Catholic) church. Rosary Saturday at 8,' Scripture wake service Sunday I at 8. Bohnenkamp’s. Marengo— Gordon Knipple,: | 80. Harrison’s Scotch Grove — Franck ' Clark McKean 66, of North I I Hollywood, Calif, Memorial j service Monday at 10:30, Pres-I byterian church. Goettseh’s. Tama — Fred Brown, 79, [Graveside services were held Saturday in McIntosh cemetery The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Sun., Feb. 24, 1974 JA Opinion Supports Board on Director District Plans The petition presented to the members elected at large; divi-I school hoard last fall asking for sion into director districts with a vote on the establishment of not more than half elected at seven director districts for the large and the re?,t elected as 0 e (I a r Rapids Community residents of the districts but school district was apparently voted on by all voters, and riot a binding petition.    division of the district isto An attorney general’s opinion director districts with directors written by Elizabeth A. Nolan J elected only by voters of each states that if petitioners wish to [director district mandate seven director districts j Robinson said the opinions the petition must be .signed by were “no surprise to me.” He one-third of the voters in the* .said the original petition pre-district and be filed between two j sented to the board asking for and six months before a school I establishment of director diselection.    drifts was in correct form, but The opinion was one of four rf* I the second one was not. quested bv State Sen. Clove! Robinson ft) Cedar Rapids) in four separate letters dated Feb. I. “If they want to dictate to the school board which director district plan to be voted on. then L eft' Big Counting Job FBI agents in Atlanta count money confiscated from the home of the alleged kidnapers of Atlanta Constitution editor Reg Murphy. The money was believed to total $700,000 — the amount of the ransom — but by Saturday night tho agents had not completed their count. Cedar Rapids Obituaries Edward Carey, 85, Of Marion Is Dead Mrs. Paul Dvorak MARENGO—Gordon Knipple, HO, well known as a sports fan and supporter of sports at the1 on the Indian settlement. University of Iowa. Marengo Toledo H.P. (Pete) high school and in Iowa county,I Jvi isor^ II ^l Ijvut^ ^ ll(’sda-v at 2* was found dead at his apart- Vtaiin m" I,."'johnson 81 I"®* for ">*»» >'ears w,"'re Mr iP=„, rnent here about noon Saturday. I Services Tuesday at 2, Camp-1 Crees was a partner in the Nor-|lidU1 An autopsy was being per-    (Way    creamery    for formed to determine the cause;    secretary    of    the seen Sunday at 1:30, McSw'iggin and alone Uh Roann. wife,; Ona E. Nordstrom Tracy Ellen Dvorak, widow of Th()n,a £ f0"*1™?’ * I™ Paul Dvorak, 84, of 27 Wilson Th.rty-first siree SE, died Fn- S.W.. died late Kriday daV afterA a lo"8‘""fs-a lingering illness. She' orn * • near in of death. He was last Thursday. He had lived since the death of his Vera, several years ago. He came to Marengo from Chicago in 1936 and since that time had operated Knipple Studios which manufactured wooden advertising specialties. He was still active in the business at the time of his death. Police Rescue Woman from Ice Neely Edgar Crees Neely Edgar Crees, 90, Meth-wiek Manor, died Saturday in a Cedar Rapids hospital after a,ave. I brief    illness,    dafter    «    ....0_____0 .....— —,    , ; He was born in West Liberty was nom January 6, 1890. near;J®1' Vs™*, h«d Jan. 5,    1884.    and    was married    to    Oxford. She and her late bus-1Ht    husband v^rner    E    died Cher- Grace Emerson on    June 21,    1905.'band    had farmed in the Swisher    1    ' husband’ Verner    E ’    d,td in Muscatine. They lived in Nor- area    before moving    to    Cedar V for    vnars    u    Wp    Mr    Rapids    in    1965. lier husband k u r v i v o r s include a son> preceded her in death)George R., Cedar Rapids; a several April 22, 1973. Surviving is one|S‘s*er* Lillie Johnson, Min-I.enox Isister• Mrs w J “Barbara” jneapolis; and a brother, Paul, Insurance Co. and town Qu*n*an    2.    Oxford.    iServfcM* Memorial service?: Monday 2 .    „ p m.    Janeba-Kuba funeral home    ". “* »n?h Chapel by    the    Rev west    bv Rev. Leonard Showalter    1    ia!? ,    r,    . (p.m. Tuesday in the Fry funereal    home, Mediapolis.    Burial: „    . ,    „    .    ,    i Kossuth cemetery. Burial:    Czech    National    ceme tery. Friends may call at the Janeba-Kuba funeral home west ;OO p.rn. Sunday. Mutual clerk. The couple moved to Meth-wick Manor in December. 1966. Mrs. Crees died Oct. 25. 1970. Mr. Crees is survived by a A 40-year-old Cedar Rapids daughter. Charlotte, Cedar woman was rescued from the Rapids; a son. Ronald, Mesa, ice on the Cedar river Saturday Ariz., three grandchildren and night by Cedar Rapids police. * five great-grandchildren. at 1:30 Methodist of Shueyville church. after United Methodist Lo reno Hods of 1333 Fourth    —____...      .. Mr Knipple was a member of street NW was found walking on p.m. at the United Methodist Allard E. Hopkins the American Legion. He is sur- the ice in the river near L ave- church in Norway with burial in AHard E. “Hap” Hopkins, 71.1 following a long illness.    There    will    be    no    visitation    at vived by two sisters.    nue    and    First    street    NW.    Oak    Ridge    cemetery    at West 0f joog Tenth street NW, died Born Dec. 5, 1924 in Iowa the funeral home. Friends may A memorial has been cs- police said she had an ar-Liberty. Friends may call at the $ a t u r d a y following a long (county, he lived in Belle Plaine, call at the chapel after 9 a.rn tablished for the Marengo hospi- .gurnent earlier with her bus-1George Brosh residence in Nor- j illness.    before    coming to Cedar Rapids Monday. The casket will be in 1949. He married the former closed at 9:45 a m. Monday. He told The Gazette Saturday|evidently it takes one-third of ; night h'* asked for the opinion at j the voters’ signatures on the pe-fhe request of Theodore Reyn tition,” Robinson said. . olds of Palo.    Sympathy Seven vs. Four    j „jm som(,w(,at jn sympathy Reynolds was one of 85 with them and somewhat not. signers of a petition filed with Even if they had seven director the school board in November districts, they might still be cpi Tete?ho'o    asking the board to submit to a J back where they started if they vote the proposition of dividing elected a guy who didn’t agree the entire school district into with their views, seven director districts. Direct “If they get locked into seven tors would Im* elected by voters director districts and can’t get a in their director district only. candidate, they could really The petition did not set out have a problem,” Robinson boundaries for the districts, said. School hoard members took no    Reynolds told The Gazette if action on the petition, saying it    the petition he feigned is not con- was not a binding petition since    sidered valid according to the it did not contain enough signa-|a 11 o r n e y general’s opinion, Fdw ird V Carey 85 of 98~ ture,s and did not inc,udp bound- “Then the only thing left for us Fourteenth street, Marion, died for the director distri,-is. to do is to defeat Plan B. Ifs Saturday following a long,    *7    ^    ^ as worthless as snow on the jUncss    ft    6    tor district plan featuring four ground Theres absolutely no ,    ,    directors elected by all voters difference between it and what He had lived in Marion 43 from four director districts and we have now.” New- years- R°rn May ll, 1888, at three others elected at large. He added he had not yet seen Cedar1    J)?    vvas    married    to    The plan, designated Plan B.    the attorney general’s opinion. Mildred Kingsbury Oct.    26,    1912,    features one director district    School board President Nor- , died    j11 Ames, He was a real estate    located entirely on the west    man Lipsky    was not    available broker for 22 years and was a    side. No date has been    set for a    for comment    Saturday    night. member of the F irst Methodist I vote on the plan which must be--- church and Masonic lodge 548. approved by voters to take ef-    NlXQITl Survivors include his wife; feet.    , three daughters, Agnes Johnson    Effect of Vote    ( ontinued from Page I.) of Dubuque, Wyoma Bradley of According to the second attor- personal information against a m. Tuesday    Teheran, Iran; and Bonnie Eise-    ney general s opinion,    if voters    improper alteration    or disclo- mann of Loomis, ( alif.; two    reie** Plan B, board    members    sure.” Harnish. Services: I sons, Robert of Portland, Ore.. I will continue to be elected at    Delay    on    Taps and David J. of Baltimore; nine.large as they are now.    Nixon labelled the fourth in grandchildren and one great- The opinion stated that “re- these issues the most important, grandchild.    Ijection of a proposition by the ^ background paper issued by Services:    Cedar    Memorial    voters maintains the status White House press office Chapel of Memories at IO a.m. Quo. unless the status quo vio- jilted a number of more specific .Monday with the Rev. Glen    VS.    late?    one man, one vote prinei- questions which the committee franklin    J.    Stotelmyre    Lamb of the First .Methodist    pie*;    In that case, cou/t !f f on is being asked to reconsider. Franklin J. Stotelmyre, 49. of (Church officiating. Burial: would be possible.    one question was: “Should 3209 O    avenue    NW'.    died    Friday    Cedar Memorial cemetery.    In a third question. Robinson there b(, a reqUjremenf rbat- I    asked    if the school board must wjlen asge(j f0 supply personal submit the FYiends may call Monday at the Brosh Chapel. tai. Services are being arranged band Arnold and threatened    to!way after IO a m. Monday and by Harrison funeral home.    jump into the river.    at the church after    noon Tues- ~~    .    She was admitted to    St.    day. The casket will    not be open Pease Posts Bail    Luke’S hospital for observation,    after the service. On 3 Charges Sturgeon Held avid Pease, 21, of 1403 Wil-j    1 On Drug Charge Df son avenue SW. is free on $1,125 bond after being arrested early Saturday on three charges. Pease was arrested following a fight outside of a tavern at Sixteenth avenue and B street SW, and charged with intoxica- jrhTiTy^fiffh“    wa tion and carrying a concealed Mary Harman He was born Aug. 17, 1902 near Grant City, Mo. and lived in Cedar Rapids for 61 years. He was married lo the former Dora M. Myers in Cedar Rapids on May I, 1948. He worked 43 i years for the Quaker Oats Co. Beverly Humble in Cedar Rap ids on June 29. 1947. He was employed for 22 years by the P.M. Lattner Mfg. Co., as a lead man. He was a member of the VFW. Fogies lodge and VAW union and had Services Tuesday for Belle Plaine Man, 61 B E L L E PLAINE—Milo M Fisher, 61. died Friday evening director district tbe individual should be boundaries to a vote when peti-informed of whether he is legal-tioned bv 50 or more voters. jy required to provide such The attorney general s reply (jata 0f afly specific conse-was that voters do have the qUences 0f providing or not pro-the bounda- vjdin(, ,he da|a „ The background paper also Filial Population    stated    that    Nixon    had    asked    the “defer right to determine ries at an election. Robinson's final question was    panel to “deter reeommen- if it is “necessary that each di-    elations” on the area of wiretap- Mrs. Mary Harman. 88. of 251|'7V“‘"      .7”'“    Iod8e    and    1AV' union and nad 7" ""  ...............rector district bt* equal in popu- ping until the new national com- randall drive NFL died Satur- Surviving in addition to    his    served as president of the    union    at home    following    a heart    laticn and that the entire school    mission for review of federal wife    are:    a son, Norman    E.    at Lattner Co.    attack. Water    and sewer super-    district be divided into director    and state wiretapping laws Cedar Rapids;    one    in addition to    his wife,    he is    intendent for    the town.    he had    districts and not elected at large    issues its report. The eommis- Robert Nemec.    Los    survived by two    sons, David L..    been a city    employe    for 32    after a vote has been had at a    sion is just beginning its work. at Anamosa long illness. Born July 20, following a Cedar Hopkins, sister, Mrs. years. a weapon for allegedly having a .22 caliber automatic revolver on his person. He was charged with violation of the controlled substance act when a substance believed to be hashish was found in his possession when he was hooked in on the other charges. Bond was $125 for the intoxication charge and $500 for each of the other two charges. Charge 2 Girls In Store Assault Two juvenile girls have been charged with assault and battery in connection with an incident Saturday night at the Target store, 4501 First avenue SE. The girls, 14 and 16, are accused of assaulting store security personnel who were attempt mg to stop a third girl for alleg-G'"',V edly shoplifting. 'The third girl' escaped s t o r e personnel but shoplifting charges may tx* fill'd against her later. The 14-year-old girl was also charged with being an accomplice to shoplifting. The two were processed by the youth bureau and released. _ via,  „      „       _ a A Cedar Rapids man is being] . held in the Linn county jail on a charge of violation of controlled substance act    n    r'or’n    Jl‘lN    111    vvuai    Angeles:    and two grandchildren in the navy, and Lam . at Ronald Sturgeon. 21, of tooI^PM*8* was a litelong resi- ^ (hree s(pp graIMj<^|yim    I home; his mother. Mrs Leona I’ A native of Belle Plaine, he is ,    Services:    Tuesday    in    the    Jan-    Markley,    of Cedar Rapids; two survjveci bv his wife Maude- arrested in the 19(H) block of| She married Cecil Harman, eba-Kuba funeral home West at |sisters. Mrs. Flvelyn Parcel. F’irst avenue East early Satur-[who died in 1920.    a time m be announced. Burial: North Lake, III., and Mrs. Helen day when officers observed him Surviving are two sons. Rob-Linwood.    Cimburek.    Cedar Rapids. driving erratically. He is accused of having small amount of marijuana his possession at the time. Cedar Rapids and Mar- Friends may call at the funer-lowa City; two daugh a1 home after 9 a m. Monday. Mrs. Harold Beadle,    - Ex-Scnatcr’s Death FL Ni- Oif*' it*' Briefs (More Briefs on Page 20A) | ert L a vin (I in t c r s Marion and Mrs. Carl jchols. Richmond, Ind. Services: 10:30 a rn. Tuesday ! at Cedar Memorial chapel by the    Rev.    Donald    FL    Maple. Burial: Cedar Memorial Park — William ( ash    Liken    —Rich    Lyons,    cemetery. 1200 Third avenue SE. reported Friends mav ca„ at *,0 iiiI cash was taken from hisjMcmoria| funera, hoIn( looked apartment Friday nipht. Monday noon ♦ * * Cheeks Stolen — Police said1 $587    worth of    payroll    checks!    Olive    R.    Hettinger were stolen Friday from the ()|jve R. Hettinger, 73. widow Lancer Lanes, 3203 0f Frederick Hettinger, died at Trinidad, Colo., Tuesday following a long illness. She was a Rapids resident Apparent Suicide Won’t Decide Until Late ’75—Connelly COLUMBUS (AP) Treasury Secretary Connelly says he won t decide until late* 1975 whether to seek tin* Republican nomination for! President Rut if he decides to run, he won’t bo coy about it, he told newsmen Friday. “I haven't made up my mind, but if I do I won't keep if a secret time box at (Sixth street SW. * * * Breakin —Two speakers worth $150 and $75 worth' of [frozen    food    were    taken    in a in F'riday at St. Paul’s I United Methodist church, 1340 j Third avenue SFL *    *    * | Cash Stolen —Police reported $75 in    cash    was    taken    when,,    ,, , _    .    .    . someone broke into the candy! a Baptist church. Counter at Kennedy    high school !    There are no    immediate -................,     ;vivors. 20 YEARS AGD Sen. Paul Graveside services will bt ll Douglas proposed a $2    p in Monday at Linwood come million balloon offensive to    tory with the Rev. Don I-’ (Carry messages and packages    Maple of the Lively Lane Unit Farmer    *>f surplus food across tin* Iron    »h! Methodist church officiating John    B    i Curtain into the Russia satel-    Cedar Memorial funeral bonn GUERNEVILLE, Calif. (API Knowland, editor and publisher of the Oakland Cedar Tribune and former IL S. sena-after tor. was found dead of a selfinflicted gunshot wound at his summer home near here Saturday. tile sheriff’s office said. Knowland was 65. Undersheriff Robert Hayes said “an investigation by the sheriffs department disclosed evidence the victim died of a former    Cedar    self-inflicted gunshot wound,” but    was    a    resi-    Haves said in a statement. “The dent of LaVeta, Colo., at the time of her death. Born Aug. ll, HHH, in Jasper county. Mo., she was married to Frederick Hettinger on April 23. 1952. She was a member of the sui* weapon Is in custody sheriffs department.” of the Feed the Birds Services:    Monday noon at Turner chapel west bv the Rev. Michael Last. Burial: Rector cemetery, Chelsea. Friends may call at the funeral home. Memorial Services Im. Charles (Pat) st Pat - rick Catholic chuiv*h Monday at ] ti a m i \ the Rev. Martin j I«aughlin. Burial: St. John cern- j eterv. T e a h e n chapel is in ! charge Knifers. Zetta K. 10:30 a.m. Monday at Turner chapel I East by the Rev. Ernest I,arson j Burial: Cedar Memorial. McMiister. Clifford \V. 1:30 p.m. Monday at Turner] chapel East by the Rev. Charles] Moore. Filend; may (all at Turner East unfit I pm. Monday. Burial: Cedar Memorial. ) MrMunis, Craig S. — 3 p.m. Monday at Turner F.ast by the! Rev. Francis King Burial: Lin-( wood. Slater, Mattie Howell . I p in Monday at Volkmann funeral home. Fennimore. Wise. by the Rev. Chris Everson. Burial in Richland Center, I Wise. one son. Dale of Fayetteville, Tenn.; a daughter, Mrs. Dee Both of Belle Plaine; a foster daughter. Margaret Ann Flas-tridge. at home; four grandchildren, and three brothers, Clarence. Flarl and James Fisher. all of Belle Plaine. Services: Tuesday at 1:30 p.in at Peffers-Halverson w here friends may call after noon Sunday. I OOF services will he held at a time to bo announced. general .school election requiring director districts.” The opinion noted the Iowa supreme eourt in a 1972 case upheld division of an entire sci ool district into director districts of “nearly equal population " It also noted that four optional plans for electing directors are allowed including at large; divi-division of the district into director districts with all abr (triter Kapiite (Sairttr Eitabllihed In IIM by Th- GozeM* Co and published daily and Sunday at SOO Third Av* SE, Cedar Rapid*. Iowa S?40o Second Clat* Pcs*oye paid at Cedar Rapid*. 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