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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - July 21, 1973, Cedar Rapids, Iowa\2 the Cedar rapids Giu Cuc sat., july 21, 1873 showers and thunderstorms Are expected tonight Over the Ohio Tennessee Valley the Vicinity of Tho lakes and the mid Atlantic states. Clear to partly Cloudy skies elsewhere. Daily record City briefs Opportunity to Purchase Small business producing Good in the weather Erali ires overnight and inches of pre Slin i .-.-ir-70. Miami. .8177bismarck. 81 46 min Polis full 45chlomo .78 m.s7 Denvir n 57 .02 Newyork 87711.10 Duluth 7031 Phoenix .10974houston. Inn Seattle . 7i Washin san 907 .15 extended Outlook a threat of rain tuesday and wednes Day. Temperatures near nor thai with highs mid is to lower 90s, and lows in mid-60s to lower 70sc. R. Weather High Friday 74 Salt fall -16 total for july. 1-57 Normal for july 3.58 Normal through july 20.19 total for 1973. 26.73 wind direction and velocity at Gazette weather station at 2 . Ene at. 14 Mph. Sim rises sunday 5 50 Sun sets 8 36. Tear ago today High 93 Low 77. Mississippi stages flood stages in brackets Lacrosse 12 4.8, unchanged lansing18 7.9, unchanged dam 9 18 13.0, unchanged Mcgregor .18 7.0, unchanged Guttenberg 15 4.8, Rise .1 Dubuque 17 7.8, Rise .1 Davenport 15 5.0, Rise .5 Keokuk 16 5.8, Rise 2.0 marriages dissolved Shirley. J. And Rodney a. Newland. N an c y Lee and Douglas Earl Fowler. Marsha and Robert Steven Mullan. Sandra Jean and Larry Allen Peyton. Suzanna Ann and Jerry Scott. O Brien. Richard j. And Kathleen c. Cerveny. An Drea and. Sherman Ballew. Liquor store work to Start. Work on converting the. Fifth Avenue be liquor store to a self service facility will get under Way monday and continue through wednesday. The store will be closed those three Days. When the store reopens thurs Day it will operate under a revised schedule. New hours win be from 11 . To 7 . Monday through thursday and from 11 . To 8 . Friday and saturday. Cou Falls Road open but blocked elsewhere Cou Falls although John son county Road f20 is impassable for a great part of its length it is open to the Access read for the ranch supper club a picture of the Road clogged with debris left by High water in the Coralville Lake area was published in the Gazette Friday and May have inadvertently indicated the Road to the ranch was closed. This is not the Case. Tape hoax amusing distressing Shultz san Francisco a Treasury Secretary Shultz says a hoax involving his name ant the Senate watergate committee was both amusing and Dis fires 12 28 . Friday. Defective it la i ballast at Airport. 5 47 . Friday. Water Heater to gasoline at 2825 Seely Avenue be. 8 45 . Friday. Air evac at Airport. 1 12 . Saturday. Bale of Lay burning in Pool at Otis Oad and Blakely Boulevard be. Iowa deaths Williamsburg Hoy Ablard 91. Services sunday at 2 30 at Jones. Re entry vehicle Vandenberg airbase Calif. A a modified minuteman missile has sent a re entry vehicle Down the Western est Range the air Force said. Des Moines n Story on i 3y Roger Green members of the state depart ment of Public instruction Board Friday criticized a Des Moines newspaper for its cover age of a Dpi Board session in Cedar rapids thursday. The criticism came during the Hoard s concluding session at he Cedar rapids Community school District Board room Fol owing three Days of meetings Lere. At thursday s meeting a Black Cedar rapids Parent Charles Ligons 1802 Grande Avenue be called the Dpi Board s non discrimination g u i d e 1 i nes insulting dehumanizing implications of second class citizen to a r d member Virginia Harper. Fort Madison the Board s Only Black member responded to Ligons criticisms but the Board voted to defer action on revisions Ligons suggested until its August meeting. Attacked account Ron Hallock Board member from West Des Moines attacked a Friday Des Moines Register account of the meeting. He claimed the Story was not fair and factual because it did not mention miss Harper s response to Ligon s criticisms. I Don t think you can have honest factual reporting of news when you present Only one Side in a Story Hallock said. Miss Harper agreed the Reg ister account was not Complete having omitted rebuttal by mrs. Richard Cole another Board member As Well As her own statements. Critical presentation Hallock said Ligons presenta Tion was a program of criticism and did not offer much to improve the guidelines. Ligons was not present at the Friday session. Miss Harper said she deliberately did not respond fully to Ligons thursday choosing to wait until the August meeting. Ligons deliberately did no use names of any Black Organ come. Ideal for physically handicapped non ambulatory or elderly couple. Syndicated registered franchise. Write Box f 456 Gazette for details. Adv. The private loll free want and number is 800-332-7976 to order your action and. 8 . To 5 . Adv. Emergency surgery requires closing of my new shop for 2 weeks. Truck service will continue. John s lock & key. Adv. Fun and games free refreshments for All contestants Friday 7 30 ., Sun. 2 . American legion Hall. Adv. Terry Junge and Gail Mclyn revs paper s d/3/ criticized mean a thing when you tear it own. This is what i am saying about what he Ligons said hat i asked for a copy of his statement because that s what i intend to she explained that when the first supreme court decisions vere handed Down on non discrimination they provided hat measures be taken with All due d e s e g r e g a t i o n measures Lave worked in the South she claimed but every place that hesitated initially is having problems. Differences now Blacks not All Blacks Lave decided that if the White Cople Don t want it they Don t want to go to their White schools either she said. The Only thing about this Man and it s not fair is that his children Are going to totally integrated schools. He s not speaking for his children. He does t want them in All Black schools. I have done a lot of work trying to convince people the Hoard is Good. Something like is the Register Story tears in All leaves impression it leaves the impression the Hoard did not respond at All she claimed. Board. Members Robert j Beecher Creston and John Van Der Linden Sibley briefly questioned the Board members Erith cism of the Story. I m surprised at your reaction Van Der Linden initially told Hallock. He said he though the Story was a fair account o what Ligons said. The problem is Beecher said that the Board did wind up no taking a position. Board member mrs. Ear s i e v e r Savoca disagreed claiming miss Harper s slate ments constituted a position on the part of one Board member. Backed off both Van Der Linden am Beecher later backed off thei Yre Are now associated with Lilian s Beauty shop Lundale . Earn 5?4 percent on daily in Stant interest lit Morris plan. Invest As Little As $5.00 and earn it percent from Day of invest ment to Day of withdrawal. In Crest compounded june 30 and december 31. This is an Ideal account because you get the nost flexibility for the Best pay no return. Compare 5% percent with what you Are getting How. Start with As Little As five Dol . Pigeons stolen Jerry Sher Nan 73 twentieth Avenue so old police 15 pigeons and 50 pounds of Corn were stolen from Pigeon Coop near his Home arly Friday. Legion lanes will close july 23. Reopen in about 10 Days. Adv. Air conditioner stolen Rob Ert Jones 1701 i Street so reported an air conditioner valued at $130 was stolen from his garage Friday. New address of Duncan Ross distributing co. Now a division of Hach Bros is 413 1st st. Be adv. Trailer stolen d e n n i s Schmelzer 3901 Sherman Street vie told police a two wheel Railer valued at $100 was stolen from his garage Friday. Just arrived 1974 rebook if. U n i t e d states coins. Jerome Sie . Cash stolen Acri co., 1812 31airs ferry Road be reported 130 was stolen from the office priday. Great wallpaper selection for Eastern Lowans Mackin Dia mond Vogel paint Center 2704 it. Vernon re. Be 365-6901. Adv. Tools stolen Smulekoff s furniture 97 third Avenue be reported the theft of tools valued at $125 and 35 Gallons of Asoline from two company Rucks Early Friday. Embassy club family Buffet. Saturday evening danc ing in . Attends Institute j o s e p h Long 2037 Linn Boulevard be a teacher at Washington High school is one of 32 participants selected for an eight week Institute in psychology now under Way at the University of wis Consin Lacrosse. C. R. Girl drowns in South Carolina lib Abdul slum 12, Daugher of the Rev. Imam Osmand Del Salam 449 Cherry Hill Toul new drowned Friday in Lorenco s. A Florence police s a i d she crowned in a swimming Pool at m apartment Complex. Lila Abdel Salam would have been an eighth Grade student at Taft school this fall and was a member of the islamic Center. Surviving in addition to her parents Are three Sisters Faima Hanaa and Miriam All at lome. Services Turner Chapel West by the Rev. Imam Osmand Abel Salam at 10 30 .1 Mon Lay. Burial moslem National cemetery. Friends May Call at Turner Chapel West after 11 sunday the family re guests that friends May if they Rish contribute to the Lila Abel Salam memorial fund at the islamic Center. Mrs. Ernest l. Potter Lillian m. Potter 76, died Fri a in Minneapolis following a Hort illness. She had been a resident of Minneapolis four months. Born july 3, 1897, in Cedar rapids she was married aug. 11 918, to Ernest l. Potter in Edar rapids. Or. Potter died Une 9. She had been a Home Naker All her life and was a member of the United methodist Church of Alburnett. Surviving Are a daughter mrs. Vern c. Threlkeld min e a p o 1 i Sand two grand children. Services 10 30 . Monday at the Chapel of memories by he Rev. Harold Jones of the United methodist Church Albur Lett. Burial Cedar memorial cemetery. Friends May Call at he Cedar memorial funeral lome after 3 . Sunday and at the Chapel after 9 monday. Friends May if they wish donate o the memorial fund of the United methodist Church Albur Nett or the heart fund. Arrange ments by Cedar memorial funeral Home. Justices delay Strout hearing Davenport attorneys for Scott county Sherif William Strout have appealed to the Iowa supreme court am won a temporary stay order postponing hearings on the state s petition to remove him permanently from office. The temporary suspension o Strout will remain in effect however pending a hearing on the Appeal tuesday in Daven port by Iowa supreme Cour justices Clay Legrand of be Claire and Warren Rees of Ana Mosa. Chief Justice c. Edwin Moore said Friday his two associates apparently agreed with Strout s attorneys that there was a cast a particle of Validity to Stroul s Contention that hearings or permanent removal should in deferred until he has been Rich on five felony indictments returned by a Scott count Rand jury. Strout was temporarily sus bonded wednesday by judge Larold Victor of Cedar rapids who set monday to begin hear nos on permanent Romova from office. The action was sex peeled to last most of the week. The supreme court order is sued by Legrand and res Seaside the monday hearings uni after the High court jul slice have reviewed the Case tues Day. Tressing.". A caller representing himself As Shultz told chairman Sam Ervin that president Nixon had agreed to give the committee tapes of presidential conversations. Ervin announced the Call during a committee hearing and a Short time later announced it was a hoax. It is distressing to Sec a committee of that kind conduct ing an investigation Rush out on nations Ision on the basis of an phone Call Shultz. May. He gave Ervin credit for his Quick announcement that the Call was from an impostor. Ted for a re. Organizations that did not agree with him. Benlon to write a idler to inc that the. Story did not mention mrs. Cole agreed it was not 8 s " editor complaining Clear who Ligons represented and suggested the Board should t. ,. Definitely ask persons appear Iff was a self appointed Black Leader. The Register reporter did nol a p p a r e n t l y Contact Cedar rapids school officials for heir opinions. The Story made no report o any Board reaction to Ligons remarks. The Register reporter did not ing in the future who they rep resent. The Story referred to Ligon As a Black Leader in the com manily. Self designated people Don t realize generally leaders Black self designated miss Harper sail. Attempt to Cross Check Ligons actually you can get up and statements with other Blacks in say a lot of stuff that does the area. Road weight officer fired funds Cifeca Ames a Western Iowa employee of the Iowa Highway com Mission s traffic weight opera l i o n s department was charged Friday Afler an invest ligation indicated that the of Ficor failed to turn Over proper lec cd authorities funds coi from fines levied on truckers in several Iowa Conn lies. The incident was Lisco Ecret during a routine pc rational Check by the commission s trial Fie weight operations depart Mcnol. The matter has been ref care to the Al Gorncy general and Hii Ricau of criminal investigation. Deaths memorial services fall Bank Frank Holub 97. Services monday at 10, Brant s. Graveside services monday at 12 30, Wyoming cemetery. Hills c a r l Mellecker 7 months. Graveside s e r v i c e s monday at 10, st. Stanislaus cemetery. Visitation beginning sunday at 7 ., George l. Gay. Friends if they wish May donate to the cancer fund. 11 Legal gift by Oil firm is admitted Washington a the of Ashland Oil inc., ins that the Cor porn lion made an extremely egret Tabie i l l e g a l $100,000 Cash contribution to president Nixon s re election Campaign. Chairman Oren Atkins Friday said the contribution was made n Early 19.72 by a subsidiary without the knowledge of the Oard of directors. The watergate special prosecutor Archibald Cox said the contribution apparently was elicited by and delivered to Maurice stans chairman of the Vixon Campaign finance com Mittee july 16 letter. When corporate o f f i c e r s come Forward voluntarily and Early to. Disclose illegal political contributions to candidates of either party a mow lodgement will be consid ered As a mitigating Circum stance in deciding what charges of bring Cox said. In a letter dated july 16, 1973, rred Vinson jr., attorney for Atkins his wife and the Cor location informed the commit be that the contribution made n the names of or. And mrs. Atkins actually came from Ash and. Petroleum Gabon corp. Funds. Vinson asked that it be returned. The Vinson letter acknowledged that the committee was not informed and had no Way of knowing that this contribution originated from a corporate same Day in a letter dated the same Day the committee returned the $100,000. Under Federal Law anyone who gives or receives Campaign contributions in Federal elections from the treasuries of corporations labor unions or Banks s liable to imprisonment of up of two years and a Fine of up to $10,000. Cox said we Are in no Posi Tion to make any determination concerning Likely disposition o he matter until the details o he contribution and surround no circumstances have been fully Atkins said the Ashland ky., based company intends to fully cooperate with the special prosecutor in any further i Vestiga russian French Trade lift seen Moscow a Vladimir Kirillin chairman of the state committee for science Anc technology said saturday thai t now appears quite feasible o double French soviet Trade by the end of 1974. Man beaten robbed in front of tavern a Cedar rapids Man told police he was beaten and robbed of $160 Early saturday in front of a tavern. Norman Hoyum 53, of 039 fit to Cath Avenue so said he was robbed in front of the Green Square tavern 525 fourth ave Nuese shortly after Midnight. No arrests have been made. Five sentenced on guilty pleas to separate counts Steven j. Fowler Ronald 0. Schnec Robert Proeng Joseph f. Wiley and George Trpkosh Lave been sentenced in Linn District court on their guilty pleas to various charges. Fowler received a suspended sentence of up to ten years in the reformatory at Anamosa on a charge of larceny of a motor vehicle. He was placed on pro Bation. The 19-year-old Cedar rapids Man was accused of stealing a vehicle belonging to a Cedar rapids Man on Jan. 26. Schnec received a suspended sentence of six months in the county jail on a charge of driving while his License was under suspension to be served concur two c. R. Men held for drug Possession Oelwein two Cedar rapids men were arrested Here about 6 . Saturday when their car was observed being driven erratically police said. Richard f. Miller 19, and Michael a. Suchan 20, were charged with Possession of a controlled substance when officers said they spotted Mari Juana in the car Glove Compart Mcnol. Trotter accused of damaging building Archie i Trotter 61, no address was being held in the Unn county jail saturday on charges of malicious injury to a building and intoxication. Bond was Sel at $500. Police said troller was arrested Friday Afler he allegedly broke a window at the Taft tap. Really with a sentence on similar charge imposed in municipal court in june. The 34-year-old Cedar rapids Man was placed on probation he was accused of driving a motorcycle on april 22 after i License was suspended for fail ure to Post financial responsibility Afler an Accident. Robert Proeng also known Earl James received a suspended sentence of up to five Yean in the Penitentiary at it. Madi son on a reduced c h a r g e of grand larceny. He was placed on probation. The 25-year-old defendant who gave authorities no addres when he was arrested was accused of larceny in connection with a purse snatching in which $85 was stolen from an Oxford Junction woman june 7. Wiley received a sentence n one year in the county jail on charge of malicious injury to a building and a Fine equal i three times inc amount of dam age done. He is to begin Servini the sentence next Friday. The 44-year-old Walker Mai was accused of throwing a a Stool through a window at Walker tavern on Jan. 22. Trpkosh was fined $1,000 on i charge of uttering a forged in Strum no. The 28-year-old former Coda rapids Man now believed to h living in South Carolina was accused of passing a $45 Check on on which a Cedar in plus Man in my had been forged. Ii. A passed at a my. Vernon big aug. 3,1071. Trpkosh was sentenced he judge Harold Victor. The other were sentenced by judge Rober Osmundson. Iowa u. Opera production is smooth impressive Al is Zug Chlus Iowa City the Fine res part Mcnol of inc University of own continued its steady climb o a station of stature in the world of opera with a smooth and professional presentation of Albert herring. The Benjamin Britten work pc net Friday night in handier udi orium with a repent per Romance saturday night. This comic opera is in Sharp contrast to some of Britten s jest known works like the tragic Billy Budd and inc somber ones of the War requiem. An impressive cast of is Oices drawn from the staff arid indents of the school of music ind the department of speech and dramatic Art performed heir roles in convincing Man Ner. Outstanding voices outstanding were the voice of Kathryn Harvey in. The dra Matic Soprano role of pompous Jady Billows and the Fine Tex ured baritone of Wayne Mit Chell As a pontifical appearing Icar. Miss Harvey has tutored Nany of the Midwest s Fine Young sopranos and or. Mit Chell is on a leave from the music staff of West mar College. The music to this opera is not Mozart Ian by any Means. The vocal lines Are difficult Over a complicated and Disso Nant orchestral accompaniment. That accompaniment must have proved intriguing because the orchestra con ducted by Herald Stark was loaded with full fledged music professors. There were Short and exceed ugly Lovely orchestral preludes 0 each act and interludes be Ween the scenes. Apparently some patrons erroneously assumed that this occasion was Akin to the Gridiron half time band show and seized the Opportunity to annoy the opera buffs with a barrage of controversial Rivia. Quite at Home singing the title role was James Mcdonald a promising Tenor with substantial dramatic ability who was obviously quite at Home As the recalcitrant Roger s boy elected to be the Vlay King. A Trio of urchins panicked the patrons with their antics. Wil Iam Creasey As Sid the Butch or s boy and Jan Slivken As the maker s daughter provided a romantic spark although Romance s on the lean Side in this work. The Battery of supporting roses included Kox Aime As the school teacher who Sang very Well some High co 1 o r a t u r a passages Roger Ezcell with an ingratiating Tenor Quality As the mayor Piid Helliard Johnson u robust Huss who also emitted Clouds of l Moke in Dis charging his duties us chief of police. Evelyn Westinghouse Sang the lust red and eventually proper y Hysler Ca hero s Mother Volle Ann de Ayala made a rim but Stern housekeeper. Alas her Low textured contralto Oice Sang lines that Ellig Lilc to the audience. Big dividend ,. Albert herring the first Ummer opera production to be mounted in handier auditorium paid of with a big dividend n another department. The sets designed by Karen Connolly were comparable or exceeded in class anything this writer has observed a t. The Santa be or Central City companies. With the compliment of Good lighting the pastel Blue break ast room was a creation of Ricaut y. The vicarage Garden was tasteful and quite opulent. Most fascinating of All was he Interior of the greengrocers hop an absorbing study in authenticity and ingenious design. Costumes also designed by miss Connolly in chanced the decor and scheme of the sets. And a final bit of show Manship was provided by Anonymous Patron with his sen National catch of the offending Range Blossom Wreath that Al Perl herring derisively hurled nto the audience. Safety pin keeps a Raing out of bugging hearings Washington a the top Republican on the Senate watergate committee has been confidently facing millions television viewers his trouser held up by a safety pin. Senator Howard Baker r Tenn has lost some 30 Pound on a new diet and his clothe hang loosely on him. Baker gained the weight in i 1972 Senate Campaign thanks t Tennessee s political hospitality. The hostesses had been of for weeks gelling things read and Howard just could t say no explained his wife Joy. Then she added she Hope hell get a few Days off soon is he can go Back up to Saks am get his clothes taken meanwhile the senator is of the diet and Back to special ing in Home made Blueberry to Cream. He served the Spuccia blend to More than 100 guests a a fourth of july picnic at i Home. Marion boy accused of stealing Auto a 15-year-old Marion boy a. Arrested Early saturday am charged with car theft. The youth was charged will taking a car owned by of car son Troy Mills. The car which was reported stolen so Morll after Midnight was recover i at the Corner of first avens cast and fifth Street. The boy was processed by the youth Bureau and referred to probation officer. Life sentence to skyjacker new York a Garrett Trapnell was sentenced Friday o life in prison for hijacking a Ilane from los Angeles to new York 18 months ago. U. S. District judge Jacob Tishler in Brooklyn imposed he maximum sentence on Trapnell 35, who admitted the crime but pled insanity. Trapnell commandeered the Twa plane Over Iowa Jan. 29, 1972, using a Razo Blade to re Case a gun he had concealed in a plaster cast. After land no at Kennedy Airport he re leased 93 passengers and was captured eight hours later when an Fri agent posing As a Relief crewman shot and wounded him. Water Heater ignites fumes fire caused extensive damage Friday afternoon to the Dean Faulkner residence 2925 Seely Avenue be. Officials said the fire broke out shortly before 6 . When gasoline fumes were ignited by a water healer. Extensive dam age was done to the basement of the one Story Frame House. No one was injured. Re continued from Page 1. Haldeman a memo dealing with a number of subjects. He said it was eight to 10 pages Long and had Only three lines dealing with intelligence plus the Sam ple Sedan chair report. Strachan admitted his role in delivering two Cash shipments from a secret $350,000 Campaign fund controlled by Haldeman but denied knowing that the Money was d e s t i n e d for the Pockels of watergate figures. He said thai Afler talking to Dean he gave the Money to Frederick Larue. When Larue received the second larger ship Cal he donned gloves said i never saw you and refused to give the Blond baby faced Strachan a receipt Strachan said. So i left i became More than a Little suspicious frankly after or. Larue put on the gloves. I did nol know what to say so i said nothing. Nor did 1 know what to do so i icel Strachan said. He said he did t take that As being part of the cover up. In fact there was Only one occasion when i was expressly asked to do something that i knew was improper and which i could see was aimed at n cover up. Thai related to my upcoming grand jury testimony of april 11, 1973, and 1 refused to do Strachan did not explain fur ther. For 61 years. 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