Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - June 12, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
NA1IONM WtMHIft ItftVICt fOKKAVt ?AM 3 Hoarding Is Old Story for Frenchmen DEATHS The Cedar Jtapids Gazette: Wed., June 12, 1974 Henry Yyskocil Henry Vyskocil, 65, formerly j I'AKIS (Al'i Hoarding goldjpounds. Using Monde's fig-jof Cedar Rapids, died in Whit- imay be just around the corneri'Jre's, lnis would make _ aftcr a brief ,jr f _........ life wiai iXjiiTi ihave been slashing it away for, nearly billion. The French have Soys Zebra Killers Stopped Seven Times, Not Arrested for mutilations wllich were to symbolize you're of hailing aiiet-iivery vicious and an irrespoii- in the jCzechoslovakia, Feb. 18, in San Francisco, Ihelsibie person." jccnlunes in stockings, right to buy andj. llresses, old diesis or under the soil gold fince 1948. It comes in came to the United States four defendants in the Zebra Testimony by Harris led to slayings were stopped seven returning of murder indict- Me tree in the garden. bars, one ki, ingots Z Private gold ownership has of Peoples bank. He; .lust how close patrolmcnJGreen. 22; J. C. Simon. 29; illt-Kiil in llic .'iwas an employe of the Bank lo making an arrest ap-IManue! Moore, 29- and Jessie 1934, but President Nixon hul isi America in Whittier. pearcd Tuesday following the Cooks, 28, all of San Francisco. 70 UN Rain is expected Wednesday night in North Dakota, most of Texas and parts of Lou- isiana and Mississippi. Clear to partly cloudy elsewhere. The Weather Htoh temperatures Tuesday, low lem- oeratures overnight and Inches of gre- ciDttation: Anchorage 37 AH L. Angeles 76 O Atlnntt ...ajsi Miami ...Sill.n Bismarck .38 a Mln'apolij Chicago ..6756.11 N.Orleans 8768 Denver ...774? New York 8140 Dululh..... 3M2 .02 Phoenix 109 75 Honolulu ..M87 Seallle ....3740 Houslon 76 Wshlnqlon 85 64 Extended forecast Warm and humid with periods of rain Friday night through Sunday. Highs, 80s to 90s. Lows, 60s to 70s. C. R. Weather High Tuesday ................73 Low overnight ...............52 Noon Wednesday .............70 2 p.m. Wednesday............72 Precipitation...............None Total for June ..............2.91 Normal for June............5.21 Magistrate's Court Speeding Total for 1974 ..............24.17 Barometer, rising .........30.04 Humidity at noon ..........36% Wind direction and velocity at 2 p.m. WNW at 17 mph. Sun rises Thursday, sun Year 'Ago Today High', 80; low, 62; rainfall, none. Traveler's Forecast Tommy Potts, Thursday Bismarck Weather, Hi-Lo ..Tshwrs 78-50 Chicago ............Fair 77-54 Cincinnati ........Clear 77-52 Cleveland ......PtCldy 73-51 Des Moines......PtCldy 80-55 Detroit..........PtCldy 72-49 Indianapolis 75-56 226 Fourteenth street NE: fined S35 and costs. Norman Smith, 3711 Oakland road NE; Roland Hunter, 1427 Eighth avenue SE; James Burbridge, Delhi; Robert P o a g e, Manchester; Steven Harlord, 5440 Wyoming drive SW; Christina Duke, 3119 Bay- berry drive SW; each fined S30 and costs. Earl Rose, 3116 Southland street SW; Russel Weston, 1210 Eighteenth street SW; Diane Nesset, 1028 Third avenue SE; Bill Yuska, Wai- ford; Sharon Safranek, Daven- port; Arthur Hall, Oelwein; David Stensrud, Des Moines; John Beusch, Charleston, 111.; each fined and costs. Faulty equipment Ronald Meyer, Palo; Ned Detert, 900 Ninth street SW; each fined ?10 and costs. Driver's license violation Robert Whitters, 2011 O avenue NW; lined and costs. Gary Berggren, 135 Twenty-first street NW; fined and costs. Vehicle control violation Terry Bramer, 1740 Fifth ave- nue SE; fined and costs. Traffic signal violation Pearl Berridge, route three, Marion; lined and costs. Michael Kacere, 2206 Lauren j drive SW; William Daggett, 851 Center Point road NE; Duane Peek, 2737 O avenue NW; each fined and costs. Failure to report accident Leonard Landt, 33 Thirty-sixth avenue SW; fined and Kansas City .Fair 85-64 Milwaukee .....PtCldy 72-53 Mpls.-St. Paul......Fair 76-52 Okla. City..........Fair 92-65 Omaha .........PtCldy 83-56 St. Louis Sioux Falls ...PtCldy 82-56 .PtCldy 79-52 Mississippi Stages (Flood stages in brackets) LaCrosse (12) 8.6, rise .5 Lansing (18) missing Dam 9 (18) 18.2, no change McGregor (18) 10.5, no change Guttenberg (15) 9.5, no change Dubuque (17) 12.4, no change Davenport (15) 12.2, rise .2 Keokuk (16) 13.1, fall .6 Cedar at C.lt. (13) rise .23 Coraiville Lake Pool level Wednesday .706 Births Mercy June 11 To the families of Charles Friedman, 3000 J street SW, a son; Paul Haulier, 622 A avenue NE, a son. Births Luke's costs. Iowa Deaths Traer Edwin K. Dinsdale. 74. Friday at a.m. at United Methodist church. Burial: Buckingham cemetery. Erickson's in Traer. Belle 1'Iaine Anna Polka, 85. Hrabak's. Decorah Selma Sampson, 80. Friday at 11, Decorah Lu- theran church. Olson-Fjelstul's. Arlington Leland McClain, 74. Thursday at United Methodist church. Burial: Floral Hills, Oelwein. Gleim's. Fort Ein- walter, 20. Friday at a.m. at St. John's ihurch. Rosary: Wednesday at 9 p.m. and Thursday at 8, Chckal's. Springville Frances Mae Lange, 38. 'St. Isidore church, Friday at Burial: Cedar Memorial, Cedar Rapids. Ce- dar Memorial funeral home is in charge. 13 Citizens Groups Meet with HUD IOWA CITY The U.S. De- June 10 Mr. and Mrs. Gary 287 Thirteenth street NW, a daughter. June 11 To the families of Walter Buckallew, 5040 Kessler road NW, a daughter; Dourjlas Wilson, 6506 Mosswood lane NW, a daughter; Anthony Rccs, Solon, a daughter; Jack Slap- per, 2255 Northview drive NE, R daughter. Out of Town Births At Cnralvillc Mr. and Mrs. K. Merle BrunslinB, a daughter June 11. Mrs. Brunsting is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. .Tack Ogdcn, 814 Twentieth street SE. Brunsting is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Pn-unsting. SOU Thirtieth street E. Marriage Licenses D c b a r a Ford and Rex Katchcr. Deborah Creen and Marian McCunc, nil of Cedar Rapids. Barbara Purdy, Cedar Rapids, and Steve Knhn, Mo- line, 111. .lane nickel, Reinbeck, and Srolt Rri'O.s Norlll Liberty. Fires p.hi. Tuesday. Children playln; with matches In crass behind street SW. p.m. Tuesday. Check for sninkc ndor from lelcvisinn Net at 1412 Third avenue SK. p.m. Tuesday. Short In wire in frnnl of imiil strcc-t SE. p.m. Tili'sil.-iy. phiyhifT M'ilh matches al Twelfth nvrniii' SW. partment of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has agreed to meet with citizen groups con- cerned about the city's urban renewal project. The meeting will be between the M e I r o s e Neighborhood Assn.. Neighborhoods United, People's Alliance and represent- atives of Iowa Student Public Interest Research Group The citizens groups have ex- pressed concern over the city's present urban renewal planning and its environmental impact. No date has been set for the meeting. Mayor Edgar Czar- necki said he will not attend. the authority to remove the lllese for Treasury Secretary Simon told Out of Handkerchiefs a congressional committee in; Washington Tuesday that it may be legal for Americans to own Surviving are his wife, the former Adella Km; a daughter, Transactions a release of grand jury Harris said the group tried to primarily from informer Anth-irecruit him and that he accom- but the metal before the end of the year. shops it raid Whittier; a Harris, 28, an ex-convict, ipanied members on slayings red' Wnittier; three grand- Harris said that once while hejdid not lake part. counter affairs, with the gold children; his mother, Julia Vys- kocil lleki. Cedar Rapids, and a (Continued from Page 1.) terials presented to the com- majority counsel John Doar said. Itodino said individual mem- bers could ask St. Clair for his brief but that it would not be formally accepted by the com- mittee before the evidentiary hearings -are completed, which is expected to be next Thursday. Ellsbcrg Breakin The evidence presented to the committee Tuesday dealt with the activities of the special White House investigative unit known as the plumbers, and its breakin 'at Ellsberg's psychia- trist's office. The committee also received evidence about the political dirty tricks campaign carried out in 1972 by Donald Segretti under the direction of White House aides. Committee members agreed that the most important ma- terial they received was testi- mony given by Ehrlichman to a grand jury in California con-j cerning the Ellsberg breakin. i Ehrlichman said he was pres- ent 'twice when Nixon discussed the breakin after it had taken often coming out of knotted !handkerchiefs or going Vyskocl1- The tradition in France dales ipapcr cash is the back at least to the French Rev-1 mode of paymclll. i s e h ,fnuneral olution, when the country was in i home in Whittier at a.m. turmoil and eold was the best Wllen "le was Thursday. Burial: Roschill cem- _ a..A'U. controlled, there was little or y profit to be made by dealing in! I gold and the French bought it to! tuck it away for protection i against the uncertainties of Kenneth R. D. Bush, 51. died paper money. But, with the ere hedge against financial disaster. Even today, very few families are without at least :i little nestegg of gold. Some Frenchmen even regard the precious metal as protection against natural calamities. "The river can flood and sweep away my house and machinery hut I'll still have my said a farmer. "Bad Memories" "This taste that Frenchmen have for gold is an expression of mistrust and bad President Giscard d'Estaing said several years ago when he was finance minister. There is no official estimate of how much gold is in private hands in France. The newspa- per Le Monde conducted a study in February and came up with the whopping figure of tons, which it said was 7.5 percent of all the gold mined since the year 1413. Last year gold transactions hit a record million in France. A gold bar was quoted on the "jetery. Kenneth R. D. Bush [enneth R. D. Bush, 51. di Sunday in Springfield, Tenn. was present officers stopped a Thirteen white persons were van carrying a kidnaped white slain before the arrests. couple, one of whom subse-i--------------------- quently was hacked to death. "Seemed All Right" i Patrolman Bruce Marovifhi jtold grand jurors he had ques- othcr committee member, said: (Continued from Page 1.) ation of the two-tier gold market and the non-convertibility of the dollar in 1971, the price of gold on the free market soared. "People are coming in here I with gold they bought 20 years ago, selling it al a fantastic nominal said a dealer. "I say nominal because infla- tion has eaten away the value of the franc over 20 years, and of course the gold hidden in the cellar drew no interest." French market Tuesday per kilogram place. "Valid Reasons" At one meeting, Ehrlichman quoted Nixon as saying in sub- stance: 1 did not know of the breakin attempt in ad- vance, I surely recognize the valid national security reasons why it, was done." At another meeting Ehrlich- man quoted Nixon as saying "the break-in was in further- ance of national security and was fully justified by the cir- cumstances." Ehrlichman said that before the breakin, Nixon approved an "in depth investigation" of the leaking of 'the Pentagon Papers and Ellsberg. "Very Flat" "Ehrlichman's testimony is very said one liberal Democrat who 'asked not to be named. "The Ellsberg investi- gation 'was described to him (Nixon) and lie approved it it was very flat." But Rep. Marazili (R-N.J.) said, "I don't see that it's very significant it's inconclusive really." Due to be presented Wednes- day was further evidence on the plumbers, and on alleged use of the Internal Revenue Service to harass administration enemies. Boys 211011 City Briefs Lions Club "Far North Ho- a slide presentation of the historical study of natural gas, will be shown al the l.ionsj club meeting Thursday noon all the Roosevelt. Ronsai Tree kits (Per- fect for Father's Pier- son's Florists, Adv. 20 YKAHS AGO Margaret Truman signed a one-year con- IracI wilh NI1C for her fourth season of radio and TV guesl iippenriwccs. Kidnaping; Ask Ransom WEST NEW YORK, N.J. (AP) A food merchant was kid- naped on a street Tuesday after- noon and held for ran- som, police said Wednesday. He was identified as Orlando Lopez, 42, of the Bronx, a Cuban refugee who runs a meat, mar- ket, here. Police Chief Thomas Fitzpa j trick said the ransom was to have been paid Tuesday night in Fort. Lee. N. J., but Ihc kid- napers called and canceled the drop. He said Ihc drop was resched- uled for 10 a.m. Wednesday but did not know if il was made. BROSH CHAPEL Ci'dnr Rnplds Ni Inquire Abmil Our Prr- Nnlnn Homl Issue KAI.ONA Voters here w go Ihe polls June 19 in a special spend lo construct a new fire station. The prnpnrcd slnic- five vehicles, as well us a meet- ing room and kitchen facilities. (Continued from Page 1.) memos from IRS group .manag- ers and others that show IRS does work on a quota system. The spokesman said one memo is from Robert Mailly, Boston group manager, who told hisagentsJan.il: "Enforcement activity was light during December due to leave and the charitable inclina- tions of most of us during the holiday season. The holiday sea- son is past, it's a new year firm enforcement must replace acts of charity." Another Mailly memo dated two weeks later said, "It would appear that we are unduly con- cerned with a benevolent image. I would rather we establish an image of enforcement." In other testimony Tuesday, Alexander said IRS has been making improvements in many fields, including taxpayer ser- vice and simplifying the filing process for the average taxpay- er. (Continued from Page 1.) that which is very general understand. Understand I don't want it that (expletive deleted) specific. I'm thinking now in far more general terms but if you make it general in terms of my your investigation in- dicates 'that this man did not do it, this man did not do it, this man did do that.. Ehrlichman Suggestion Another deletion by the White House, the memo says, oc- curred in a discussion between Nixon and former White House aide John Ehrlichman in which Ehrlichman said the proposed Dean report would say that no- body in the White House was in- volved in the Watergate burgla- ry, then added: "Well, that's what we could say and it hap- pens .to be true as for that transaction." Nixon's next remark accord- ing to the committee transcript is f'Sure. As for that transac- tion." That remark does not ap- pear in the White House ver- Born in Cedar Rapids, March 30, 1923, he was a resident here until 1941. He was a veteran of World war II. Survivors include two sisters, Marjory McDonough and Mrs. Harvey D. Aldridge, both of Cedar Rapids, and two brothers, Ernest, Boone, and Richard, Omaha, Neb. Services: Thursday at 2 at Rutledge, Tenn. Burial: Blue Springs cemetery, Rutledge. Memorial Services Connor, Ralph W. Thurs- day at noon at Turner chapel east by Dr. Arnold Herbst and Crescent lodge, AF and AM. There will be cremation com- mittal. Friends may call at Turner east. Rebelski, Charlotte "Lottie" Friday at at Turner chapel west by the Rev. How- ard Harris, Waterloo. Burial: Cedar Memorial. Friends may call at Turner east. 'tioned blacks in the van carry- i doomed white couple but that "everything seemed all right" and he let it go. Inside the van were Richard Hague, 30, and his wife, Quita, 28, who had while strolling hill. He said IRS has revised all its audit letters. "The revised letters give the taxpayer more basic informa- tion on why we examine re- turns, they inform him of his appeal rights if he does not agree with our findings, and they encourage him to ask ques- tions about these rights if they are not clear to him. "We also assure the taxpayer that the selection of a return for routine examination does not imply dishonesty or suspicion of criminal liability." Flower Show MONONA "Welcome Sum- mer" is the theme June 21 for the annual flower show spon- sored by the Northern Clayton County Garden club. The event will be open to the public, begin- ning at 2 p.m., in Union State bank community room. Mrs. Wesley Lange, Monona, is gen- eral chairman. Riddle Sentenced OELWEIN Louie Riddle, 26, was sentenced to seven years in the men's reformatory at Ana- mosa following conviction of the charge of obtaining money on false pretenses. Riddle was ar- rested Jan. 15 in Waukon, and tried in Allamakee district court. Investigator Tells History Of Seed Oats Investigation been kidnaped on Telegraph Harris, who said he turned in- former because of a re- ward offer, recalled that Mrs. Hague could have escaped but ran back to the van and tried to let air out of a tire to save her husband. The ex-convict declared that the couple was driven to an in- dustrial area where Mrs. Hague was laid over a railroad track so that she was all but decapi- tated with a machete. Her husband was slashed se- verely. Took Photos Harris described the killers as a black militant group who took photographs of each other mur- dering whites in order to win promotions tion. He said the cult was named 'I hope the secretary realizes the committee is not out to get him. But he's going to have to speak the truth, just as every- body else does. He has to be candid with the American pub- Asked if he thought Kissinger had not been candid, Mezvinsky said: "1 think there are ques- tions, legitimate questions." "Not Clear-Cut Two other members of the in their organiza- the "Death Angels" and that its mission was to kill white per- sons in a search for revenge. Special credit was given, he A former investigator for the consumer fraud division Jof the Iowa attorney general's office said Wednesday state officials began receiving complaints from farmers about seed oats sales operations in 1972. Ernest Kosek of West Des Moines testified at the fifth day of the federal court trial of Mert Wolf of Cedar Falls, Duane Sarby, Waterloo, and Interstate Seed Brokers, Inc., Waterloo, a firm they operated. The defendants are accused of numerous counts in an alleged scheme to sell seed oats and seed oats dealerships in ten Midwestern states, promising individuals that the crop would be bought back at prices higher than the prevailing market price. Guilty Pleas Cop Acquitted In Boy's Death NEW YORK (UPI) Thomas Shea, 37, first New York police- man ever charged with murder in Hie line of duty, was found in- nocent Wednesday by a jury which ruled thai he shot and killed Clifford Glover, 10. in self defense. Shea teslified that on April 1973, he pursued Ihc boy and his stepfather. Add Armstead, into a vacant Queens lot, thinking! they fil the description of "two male blacks in their 20s" who were ssupeds in. a taxi stickup. i Shea said he fired three times] and hit the hov once in Ihc back' A number of persons already have pled guilty in the alleged scheme which the U.S. attor- ney's office said resulted in total losses of more than Kosek said he eventually was able to "track down" Wolf in Cedar Falls in the fall of 1972 after unsuccessful attempts at locating the defendants at Os-........ election to decide whether lo when Ihe latter started lo turn on him with a gun. No such weapon was found. lure will have a capacity for but Shea argued that Armslcad lind disposed of il after Inking il from the fatally-wounded bov. Let our Flowers express your respect and love FLORIST and GIFT SHOP 364-8139 phone answered 24 hours nvory day. sian. He said he informed Wolf the attorney general's office and the Iowa department of agriculture were investigating his company. A meeting was arranged with Wolf's attorney in Omaha, Kosek continued. Omaha Meeting Al Ihe Omaha meeting. Kosek said Wolf told him Interstate was operating mostly outside Iowa. Kosek said Wolf agreed to provide information on Ihe dea- lerships he sold, but that he novor did. Nor, said Kosek, did Wolf show up for an agreed-to meet- ing in January of 1973 in Des Moines. Kosek said the state investiga- tion was suspended after it was learned the federal government also was probing the seed oats opeartions. Farmers Warned He said Iowa farmers were warned through a news release issued in April of 1973 that the Bus Crash Kills Two; Driver Kills Himself BUDAPEST (AP) A bus loaded with students from Cze- choslovakia crashed into a ditch in northwest Hungary, killing two 18-year-old girls, and the bus driver committed suicide by throwing himself: beneath an ap- proaching milk truck, the traffic police reported Tuesday. The police said tie Czech driver, Bohumil Ponizil, 30, ap- parently realized that the wreck was due to his fast, reckless driving. Twelve of the 33 stu- dents were injured, two of them seriously. Two teachers with the holiday group were not hurt. Marines Make Recruit Gain, Still Fall Short WASHINGTON (AP) Marine corps recruiting im- proved in May but still fell near- ly 40 percent short of its objec- tives, the Pentagon says. From a low point of 45 per- cent of its recruiting objective in April, the marines climbed to 61 percent in May. They enlist- ed men 'out of a May ob- jective Of The army signed up men, or 104 percent of the goal. panel said the evidence was not :lear-cut. They said that while (issinger played a role, the evi- dence did not establish that he 'initiated" or "instituted" or 'ordered" the eavesdropping. Rep. Wiggins (R-Calif.) said, 'He's not naive, he knew what was going on, but Kissinger is technically correct that he did not direct it." What the FBI does when It is told there is a problem is, its he said. "It was the FBI's decision to tap the phones." Wiggins said the committee has a document, signed by Kis- singer, that shows Kissinger did not originate the wiretaps. He refused to elaborate. Rep. Edwards (D-Calif.) said 'in all fairness" there was no evidence that Kissinger signed :he order instituting the wire- taps. On Tuesday, Kissinger was asked at a news conference about the house committee's in- formation. He bridled, "I do not conduct my office as a conspira- he said. He also said he did not make 'a direct recommendation" that taps be undertaken. Previously he had denied making; any rec- ommendaton, direct or indirect. been getting complaints about agriculture department had The navy scored highest at 131 percent of its objective in May, some seed oats companies. collecting just under The Tnfn.T.lntn CnnrJ fanno SIF FoFPP TTlaHP 1 fl 1 nPrTPOt Of !tS air force made 101 percent of its objective, taking in men in May. Interstate Seed Brokers faces 70 counts of mail fraud, fraud by wire and violations of the federal seed act which makes it unlawful to disseminate false advertising in selling seed. Altogether, the indictment against Interstate claims 418 farmers and dealers, four truckers, 36 newspapers and four telephone companies suf- fered in losses. Assistant U.S. Ally. Alan Kir- shen said he expects to com- plete his case Thursday or Fri- nesscs, the government will lave taken testimony (rom 116; six Die in Clash persons by the time the case is] BANGKOK (AP) Troops concluded Kirshen said. iand police clashed with Moslem terrorists in southern Thailand Food Sets Pace for 1 Canadian Price Rise OTTAWA (AP) Canada's consumer price index rose 1.7 percent in May, led by a 3 per- cent hike 'in the price of food, the government reported Wed- nesday. The index was 10.9 percent higher than one year ago. Food prices Were the primary reason, aided by higher prices for oil. Traffic Death WATERLOO (UPI) A 4- ycar-old Waterloo boy was killed Tuesday when he darted in front of a car on a street here. Police said young Timothy Gindt, son of Mr. and Mrs. non- aid Gindt, was walking down the street shortly before the accident occurred. Officers said no charges had been filed against the driver of the car, Dennis lingers, 18. Waterloo. Tuesday and four terrorists and two policemen were killed. End Nifpicking On Kissinger, Goldwater Says WASHINGTON tor Goldwater (R-Ariz.) Wed- nesday called for an immedi- ate end to the "incessant nit- picking" against Secretary of State Kissinger. Instead, Goldwater said in a senate speech, a "determined inquiry" should be launched to find the sources still leaking sensitive government informa- tion. "I am not attempting to de- fend Dr. Kissinger if he did, indeed, tell a falsehood when he testified on his Goldwater said. "I don't know whether he did or Goldwater added. "But I can certainly see how some- thing of this sort might have appeared to have happened and is now being magnified by peo- ple who frankly dislike Dr. Kis- singer because he has been an outstanding performer for the Nixon administration." In a separate speech, Senate G.O.P Leader Scott also criti- cized "reckless leaking" and added "let's not risk peace in the Middle East by searches for a headline." 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