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Creston News Advertiser (Newspaper) - May 27, 1972, Creston, Iowa A a Quot the Creston news advertiser vol. 92 no. 46 daily since 5. 1881 Creston Iowa 50801 saturday May 27, 1972 ten cents nuclear pact first memorial services Here monday memorial Day services will be held in Creston monday morning. The traditional service honouring deceased veterans and servicemen and women will be held at Graceland cemetery at 10 45 am. It will be preceded at 9 30 ., by a Field mass at Calvary cemetery at the grave of Theodore j Martens for whom the Creston veterans of foreign wars Post is named. Rev. For Patrick Bacon pastor of the immaculate Conception Catholic Church will conduct the mass. William t. Mclaughlin Creston City attorney will speak at the Community memorial Day service at serve 2,400 on 1st hot dog Day Creston businessmen were serving a hot dog and a soft drink for a dime at noon today in the second of the two hot dog Days in Creston. About 2,400 wieners and buns were served during the hot dog Days opening Friday. The wieners and soft drink were served from a Booth erected in front of the old Railroad depot. There was a steady crowd at the Booth unti the Supply of wieners and Bun ran out about 1 45 . But Only a few people were not served the serving had Beer scheduled from 11 To . The retail Bureau of the Creston chamber of Commerce sponsor of hot do Days said it regarded that activity Friday most successful and was looking for Ward to another successful promotion serving today. The hot dog Days Wen patterned after the successful promotion last fall in which about 4,000 persons were served during the two Days. Many merchants Are featuring hot dog Days specials in their stores during the two Days. 500 to 600 hear chorus concert an appreciative audience of from 500 to 600 persons enjoyed the different flavor of the Spring concert presented Friday night by the Creston chorus. The concert was Given at the Creston Community High school auditorium under the direction of Lionel v. Foley. Special groups such As the country boys instrumental group and the Creston swingers Square dancing group featuring Bud Connor Square dance caller and Pete Kelley fiddler helped to create the a country Western flavor to the concert. The chorus menus chorus Star liners and sophisticated six All contributed much to the concert. Terry Burke was soloist in a the Man with the Banjo a and Phil Britten in a the auctioneer song a the 15th annual concert was accompanied by mrs. Maxine Wolski. The concert closed the 1971-72 season and the chorus has disbanded to reorganize next fall Smith reelected by workshop Board Afton a Robert e Smith of Rural Creston was reelected president of the Southwest Iowa sheltered workshop other officers reelected for the coming year Are John Eckstein Winterset vice president Larry Brown mount Ayr Secretary and Richard Burmeister Fontanelle treasurer. A weather variable periods of showers and thunderstorms Likely saturday night and Early sunday. Lows saturday night 57 to 64. Highs sunday 77 to 82 precipitation chances 50 per cent saturday night 20 per cent sunday. Iowa extended Outlook monday through wednesday monday and tuesday partly Cloudy with some Chance of showers East portion and pleasant temperatures wednesday mostly fair and Little cooler. Lows 52 to 62. Highs 72 to 82 cooler readings each Day in Northwest portion from Creston official weather station High past 24 hours 85 Low past 24 hours 58 Reading at 11 30 72 precipitation 82 Graceland cemetery. His topic will be the service at Graceland cemetery is sponsored by the Creston Post of the american legion. Burton coding commander of the legion Post will preside. The service will be opened by Elmer Wager chaplain of the legion Post with a memorial Day prayer and he also will close the service with a prayer. Coding will introduce Harry Loghry commander of the Post which will join with the legion in the Observance and also will introduce Mclaughlin. The . Rifle squad will fire the traditional three Volley Salute to departed veterans before a trumpeter plays a a taps to conclude the service. In Case of rain monday morning the service with be moved from Graceland cemetery to the covered parking lot of the Iowa state savings Bank coding said. If the weather is favourable the drives in the cemetery will be lined with 204 flags each dedicated to a Serviceman or woman or a Veteran and contributed in his or her memory. The flags in the a Avenue of flags will be put up Early monday morning by the Volunteer firemen who also will take them Down before dusk. The . Auxiliary also will place smaller flags each bearing the name of a deceased member of the auxiliary unit in a plot in front of the big Stone a a Graceland name in the cemetery. There will be about 30 flags in the plot. In the past the Graves of the deceased auxiliary members As wed As those of deceased servicemen and women and veterans have been marked with flags on memorial Day but the markers and Flag holders have been removed from the Graves under new cemetery rules. The Graceland cemetery Board will have its usual registration tent erected in the cemetery during the memorial Day weekend and visitors to the cemetery during this period Are asked to Register in the visitors Book at the tent. Step to disarmament Moscow apr president Nixon and soviet communist party chief Leonid i. Brezhnev leaders of the worlds two nuclear giants have signed historic accords to limit their mighty missile stockpiles and pledged to seek Complete disarmament in the years ahead. The first step Back from the spiral ing arms race that began in the ashes of Hiroshima a generation ago came 46 minutes before Midnight Friday in the glitter of a czarist Palace in the Kremlin. There Nixon and Brezhnev on the fifth Day of their Summit talks placed their signatures on a treaty limiting deployment of defensive missiles and on a five year executive agreement restricting offensive missiles. Under the treaty which requires Senate confirmation both sides will have the same number of defensive missile Sites and launchers. Under the companion executive agreement the soviets will have a numerical Edge in Long Range land and sea based offensive missiles. With the strategic arms limitation agreements wrapped up Nixon paused in his Summit negotiations today to Fly to the Scenic former capital of Leningrad known As St. Petersburg in the Days of the czars for eight hours of sightseeing such International issues As new Bank hours Gumc asks 159,975 close saturdays contractor files open . Nights suit against Swec Jet aircraft at Creston Airport two of the three Jet powered aircraft that visited the Creston municipal Airport this week Are shown in the photos above. The upper photo is a Lear Jet registered to Commonwealth plan inc., of Coos Bay ore., that arrived wednesday evening and left thursday after the occupants had visited the John Hatfield Home. The lower photo shows a Turbo prop Hawk com Mander belonging to Figuette inc., of Scottsdale ariz., which landed thursday night bringing officials of the company Here for a meeting and banquet of sales representatives in this area. The first of the three jets that landed at the Airport this week was the bigger dehavilland dh-125 plane belonging to the pen Walt corp., of Pittsburgh a. News advertiser photo. . Is ordered to justify rates Des Moines a for the first time in history the Iowa Commerce commission inc has undertaken on its own motion an investigation of whether a Utility a rates Are too High. The commission Friday ordered Iowa Southern Utility Gas operations Only and electric operations Only. A Cost of service statement detailed in the same manner Library will be open from noon and including Cost of capital tin 7 30 hours tuesday income taxes and the like through saturday during the together with Utility operating summer will run from noon to revenues for 1971. 6 30 allocation of costs to utilities co. Of Centerville to various jurisdictional services acting to of Jival file within 60 Days a report of including fuel Cost and Hurt Oft Rutlt 1 just ments if applicable. Capital its earnings and costs. The commission said it wants to determine the a reasonableness and justness Quot of Iowa Southern a present rates. The order a comes As a Surprise a said Iowa Southern president Robert Brewer. He said the company a rates a Are among the lowest currently being collected in the state and Are below those of several utilities in major Midwest although Brewer said his firm would cooperate with the commission he noted Iowa Southern Hasni to had a general rate increase since 1952. The company feels its charges and rate of return on its investment Are eminently reasonable he said. Van Nostrand said Iowa Southern is the Only one of the seven investor owned Iowa electric utilities that Hasni to requested a rate hike in recent years inc chairman Maurice Van Nostrand said records show working requirements sources a full explanation of operating expenses assigned to electric and Gas departments depreciation expense and detailed Federal and state income tax information. Copies of audit reports and internal financial reports for 1971 on Sid co in., Southern Iowa manufacturing co. And any other subsidiary companies. Copies of Iowa Southern a Federal and state income tax returns for 1971 and copies of All internal Revenue service agents reports for the last five years. Crest Haven Given Flag from Capitol an american Flag that was flown Over the United states Capitol at Washington ., has been Given to the Crest Haven nursing Home Here. The Flag was Given to the nursing a change in banking hours of the two Creston Banks that will result in closing All Day saturdays but opening up monday evenings was announced today. The change will become effective As of next saturday june 3 and thereafter. The Banks Iowa state savings Bank and first National Bank now close at saturday Noons. The change will actually amount to an increased number of hours the Banks will be open each week it was explained. On mondays the Banks will be open from 9 Straight through to 6 30 . Normally Banks have closed at 3 . This will make it possible for those who have difficulty calling at the Banks during the Day to handle banking needs the changing of hours was taken following the adoption of a Resolution on the matter by the Blue grass Bankers association comprising Banks in Adams Taylor Ringgold and Union counties. In addition to the saturday and monday changes the Banks will maintain the following drive in windows will be open from 4 . To 6 . On fridays. Night depository bags will be available on saturday mornings from 8 30 to 9 30 Joins 4-Gal Ion blood club Edward Pesik of Creston became a member of the four Valley Lake two Miles North of gallon club of blood donors Creston according to Henry during the visit of the red Savage Park superintendent Cross Bloodmobile to Creston and water safety officer. Tuesday. His name was the skiing As in the past inadvertently omitted from the will be in the Northwest Wing of a gallon club Quot listing. His the Lake with hours of 19 Sister Irene Pesik became a until Sunset each Day. The three gallon club member at skiing will end on sept 10. The visit. A suit against southwestern and that other work was never Community College Here completed asking $159,975 for work the College has been completed and for damages negotiating with the contractor suffered by an alleged breach for some time Over the final of contract has been filed in settlement for the construction . District court at Des of the new building but has Moines by general mechanical been unable to reach contractors inc. Gum cof agreement. Lincoln Nebr. The complaint Gumc asserts in its suit filed alleges the College has failed to in the Federal court that the pay Gumc the general con total amount due it under the tractor in the construction of contract to construct the the College building in full for building was $1,067,320 but says work done. It has Only been paid $991,585 Gumc asks for $75,734 for by the College work completed and $84,241 for damages it claims it suffered by the alleged breach of contract by the College. The area 14 southwestern Board of education has ordered final payment to the general Vietnam and the Middle East still Are dangling a and almost certainly wont be resolved at the Summit. But Nixon will return to an election year America on thursday with a major foreign policy Triumph on his record. That Triumph a the arms accords a contains these major provisions a both nations will have Only two anti ballistic missile Sites with no More than 100 defensive missile launchers on each. One . Site will be the one under construction near grand Forks . The other will be near Washington One soviet site will be the one in place around Moscow. The other will be at least 780 Miles away from the russian capital. Neither nation will be allowed to Start construction of additional fixed land based intercontinental ballistic missile launchers after july 1. The please turn to Page 4 Russell seeking legislative seat guard copters to be used As Holiday ambulances Des Moines a Library going to summer schedule summer hours will begin at the Matilda j. Gibson memorial Library on tuesday according to mrs. Phyllis Arnold librarian. The Library will be closed monday which is memorial Day. On other mondays the contractor amounting to some Iowa National guard will $75,000, withheld. It said a provide emergency helicopter College official said that late ambulance service to three completion of the building areas of Iowa during the made liquidated damages due memorial Day and fourth of the College from the contractor july Holiday periods gov. And caused added expense to Robert Ray announced today the College for rental of Kay said Iowa army facilities because the new National guard fliers would building could not be occupied Sund by Wilh three for several months after the it Nuey it helicopters at Broa lawns Polk county Hospital in Des Moines mercy Hospital in Davenport and Allen Hospital in Waterloo from 2 . To 10 . Friday and monday. Those Are the traffic Days of weekend Ray said two the Peak Long standby dates for the july water skiing will open on thursday june 1, at Green completion Date specified in the contract. The College also alleges some of the work performed by Gumc was faulty Junior High and Grade report cords sent out they got end of year report cards for the elementary and Junior High students in Creston fourth Holiday period will be ready earlier than expected determined later and mailed them out Friday the guardsmen will work in afternoon. Conjunction with the Iowa originally they had been Highway patrol through scheduled for mailing on whom Calls for Aerial tuesday. But they got them evacuation of seriously injured ready a Little sooner supt. Accident victims will be Richard Boyer said. Handled the senior High school cards each helicopter will have a will be mailed out tuesday As Crew of two pilots a Crew chief scheduled. And a medical attendant Iowa Southern is getting a 14.18 Home by . Sen. Harold e. Per cent return on its in Hughes a Iowa. Vestment. The commissioner pointed out that Union electric co. Of St Louis was allowed 12.3 per cent on its common equity and United Telephone. Co. Of Knoxville has been held to an 11.7 per cent return. A we have a couple of More cases pending in which we Are about to Rule that fair rate of return is somewhere in that area a Van Nostrand explained he said that Iowa Southern May be earning too much. Specifically Iowa Southern must report in 60 Days a net investment original co6t rate base explaining in detail its rate base for the total the Flag from the Capitol will be flown from the staff in the front Yard of the nursing Home according to mrs. Bernard Johnston. A letter from George m White architect of the Capitol and dated May 19, accompanied the Flag it certifies that the Flag was flown at the Capitol. No paper monday the Creston news advertiser will not be published on monday memorial Day. The news advertiser offices will be closed All Day on the Holiday. Industrial arts clocks these Grandfather clocks were made by Richard Downing a Creston High school Industrial arts class during the past year. Made of solid Walnut the Cost of making the clock including the works was around $120, according to Downing shown above. The clocks were made by Jim Baker Tim Brown Dean Burkhalter Jamie Hayes Mike King Marvin Kessler Chuck lamasters Ron Mcnichols Gary Latham and Jim Luther. News advertiser photo William Russell William Russell 34, of Lamoni has announced that he will be a candidate for the democratic nomination for state representative in the new 94th District. The District includes All of Union county except Spaulding Douglas and Platte townships and the Western half of Creston and also includes most of Clarke and Ringgold counties All of Decatur county and one township each from Madison and Wayne counties Russell currently is democratic committeeman for his precinct in Lamoni and is Secretary of the Decatur county democratic Central committee. He also is a member of the state Campaign committee for sen. George Mcgovern . Russell has been Active in politics for 12 years he has lived in Lamoni for the past 10 years and for the past six years has been on the faculty of Graceland College where he teaches in the Fields of history and religion. He is a 1960 graduate of Graceland and has done graduate work in religion at St. Paul school of theology methodist in Kansas City mo., and in history at the University of Iowa he has a Bachelor of divinity degree from St. Paul. If elected to the state legislature Russell said he will be on leave of absence from his teaching duties in order to devote full time to the legislative duties while the legislature is in session. As a state representative he said he would Hope to establish an effective communications network to keep in constant touch with the people of the 94th District. Russell said the state Legislatures first priority in the next session should be to find a More equitable Way to finance Public education shifting the Burden from property taxes to a More progressive income tax without loopholes. Property taxes he said Are the poorest and most unfair Means of financing needed projects in his View

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