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Dubuque Telegraph Herald (Newspaper) - May 7, 1972, Dubuque, Iowa Her sri Chin if to crafts his Honor booms clean up week Jet crash a line shows the route of an a italia dc8 Jet out of Rome with 115 passengers aboard which crashed and burned on a Mountainside near Palermo Sicily Friday night. Story Page 36. A a a a group of Dubuque priests Are forming a family planning counselling service they say is a rooted in Catholic morality Page 12. Three areas of contest have emerged in Dubuque a 1972 Street program which goes to Public hearing tomorrow night. .,.Page 20. Fourteen candidates for Iowa and National offices give their views on education at a rally in Monticello /a., sponsored by the Iowa state education 21. Kenneth Bouzard was found dead under a Railroad freight car in Dubuque just Over a year ago. The Case is listed As an unsolved murder police chief Robert of Brien says it is still open. Page to. A controversy has beset Richland Center wis. A what to do with the crumbling House believed to be the Birthplace of Frank Lloyd 20. Itt president Harold Geneen discussed economic and anti Trust matters with former White House adviser Peter g. Peterson around the time Peterson picked an itt director As sole trustee of his personal 40. The United states will take the last official step monday devaluing the . Dollar by 8.57 per cent to fulfil the agreement made with major world monetary Powers in 24. A soft Spring rain fell on Iowa City Friday night a giving a Sharp contrast to thursday nights 3. University of Wisconsin president John Weaver turns Down a $4,500 salary 14. Riva Ridge an Odds on favorite won the 98th Ken Tucky Derby classic by three and one Quarter 27.where to find it. Action line. 41 Gasi fied .43-51 editorial .4 markets .37-39 news of record .<21 obituaries .36 sports .27-35 or. Steincrohn .25 weather .36 women a news .15-19weather. Clouds by John Bulkley t h staff writer amid High Praise for mayor Wayne Moldenhauer for his concern for a cleaner City the annual Dubuque a clean up paint up week gets under Way monday. A a in be never seen a mayor with As much enthusiasm for these clean up campaigns a said Cletus Allen who has seen a few mayors during his 35-year tenure As Street commissioner. A the was out Friday morning with a couple of boy scouts picking up litter on Public grounds a said Allen. A the really enjoyed signing our the clean up Campaign has the Active support of the Dubuque Jaycees who have organized a Glass recycling project for the coming week and who have arranged to paint a House next saturday for a needy Dubuque. Persons Are urged to bring empty bottles to a special pick up site Allen arranged at the Lith Street Entrance to the City garage. The station will be manned from 8 a m. To 3 30 . Monday through Friday this week. Handicapped or economically disadvantaged persons May apply for the Jaycees House painting project by writing to Post office Box 63. The Only qualification is that it must be a one Story House. Jaycee spokesmen lauded assistance they have received from painters local 693 in getting the project under Way. Street commissioner Allen said the entire Street Crew Force will be thrown into the special pick to be made this week in response to Calls from residents with trash not eligible for regular refuse service a old refrigerators stoves lumber up to to feet in length Rush tied in bundles Etc. Residents May Call 583-6832 Between 8 a in. And 3 30 . Through this thursday to get pick up Crews to their Homes. Allen said the City was considering scheduling two such special pick annually in an Effort to keep Yards and vacant lots free from accumulation of junk More than 500 persons called for special pick last year and at least that Many Are expected this year said Allen. The City will also be replacing its familiar faded Green trash receptacles at about 15 locations throughout the City with new ones a Bright red and White Candy striped numbers. Mayor Moldenhauer who once distributed 20-gallon plastic bags at the Council table urging councilmen to police litter on Public grounds had this to say in his proclamation a the improvement of the appearance of the City of Dubuque through the activities promoted during this week Are of highest value and. An outstanding contribution to the ecological movement. A in Hope of stimulating even greater efforts i hereby proclaim the week of May 7-13 clean up paint up week and urge All citizens to participate in this week in every Way 136th year no. 108 7 sections Dubuque. Iowa and East Dubuque Illinois sunday May 7, 1972 86 pages 30 cents reflections three midlands conference golfers Are reflected in a Pond on the 13th Fairway at the Dubuque Golf and county club during the first round of the conference meet saturday. The final round is slated for Bunker Hill today. Story Page 28. Staff Prioto us. Announces steel pact with eight countries Washington apr the White House announced saturday agreements with Japan and seven european countries aimed at curbing further import inroads into the american steel Market. The foreign producing countries appear envy agreed to curb their exports lest Congress enact protectionist legislation that could have placed even stricter limits on their shipments. The new agreements climaxing a year of negotiations cover 1972-74 shipments and supplant More generous voluntary quotas that went into effect in 1969 under the old agreements foreign steel makers were allowed to increase their exports Here at the rate of 5 per cent annually. The new restriction on shipments will limit annual increases to 24 per cent or roughly the rate at which the total american Market grows. Thus through 1974, imports should be held to their present estimated level of 15 per cent of the . Market. For the first time the United kingdom initiated the latest curbs. The other european countries involved Are Belgium France West Germany Italy Luxembourg and the Netherlands together with Japan these countries account for about 85 per cent of total . Imports of steel Mill products. The american negotiating team won another Concession from the foreign producers to impose special curbs on exports of higher priced specially steel such As stainless tool and other alloys five gis a presumed dead rescued from reds grasp Plesku Vietnam apr five americans presumed dead in a helicopter crash were rescued saturday after surviving without food for 13 Days near an Airstrip captured by the enemy. Three were badly injured . And South vietnamese planes have been flying daily Over the Airstrip in the Central Highlands a radio Call for help was picked up saturday afternoon from a Point about four Miles away from the wreck where two of them had walked. Several questions about their Rescue remained unanswered these included where they obtained their radio Why it took 13 Days for them to make radio Contact and Why they had to walk four Miles before getting a radio message through. There was speculation that the two fittest had set out to walk for help through enemy held territory and on the Way had found either a radio or parts to repair a radio which May have been broken. The five were among to americans four Crew members from the helicopter and six advisers who were believed to have died when their aircraft was seen to crash in flames. No further information was available on the Fate of the other five. Field reports said they had no food during their ordeal. When the two americans walking South finally made radio Contact there was Long questioning of them to make sure they were not North vietnamese trying to lure Allied aircraft into a trap. They were picked up two hours after their first message was heard and were Able to direct other aircraft to where the three other men were waiting. First reports said one of these men had a broken Back one two broken arms and one a broken leg. Defies a Law of Moses Des Moines apr a thief broke the eighth commandments thou Shalt not steal Friday and took two reels of the motion picture the ten commandments from a theater Here. Chuck Caligiuri a Paramount pictures Branch manager in Des Moines said the Wakonda theater showed the film Friday and discovered the theft a Short time later. Caligiuri said the theater would like the film returned a no questions packing company warned Washington d c. The Price commission saturday released the names of 400 major firms including the Dubuque packing it says failed to file quarterly reports on their profits. Warning telegrams Are going out to the firms or their Parent companies notifying them that failure to provide the necessary reports will result in fines or orders to reduce their prices. The commission said the companies have five Days to comply after receiving the telegrams the firms identified by the commission saturday Are those having an annual business volume of sex million or More. Those in this category Are required to give Advance notice of Price increases and to make quarterly reports to the commission Dubuque packing co. President Robert c. Wahlert was unavailable for comment saturday evening but another executive said. Quot As far As we re concerned its a mix up. We be filed previous reports and i know profits have More than 1,000 other firms having business in the $50-million-to-$100-million Range also have been cited by the commission for failure to report. Names of these companies have not yet been Rie ased. Out of a Job Bolt loader operator Bill Dahman takes a Brief respite from work geared to permanently closing the Hiram Walker and sons cooperage Mill at Prairie Duchien wis. Story and More pictures Page 41. Area Alfalfa crop severely damaged by Mike Tighe t h staff writer Yoyo Type snowfall and temperatures last Winter resulted in the virtual smothering of much of the Tri state areas Alfalfa crop with damage estimates running into the millions of dollars. Furthermore continued wet weather this Spring has kept Farmers from their Fields and so planting is currently running two to four weeks behind schedule a the latest planting in memory. Dubuque county Extension agent Gerald Mcgrane said most farms were affected by the Winter kill. He set a $1 million damage figure for the county. Extension agent Lee Gruenhaupt in Alla Makee county said about 20 per cent of his county a 50,000 acres of Alfalfa is dead. Similar figures came from Delaware Fayette Clayton Buchanan Jackson Jones Howard and Winneshiek counties in Iowa counties further West were less affected. Wisconsin a Lafayette county agent Charles Hartman estimated a possible 40,000 of the county a 75,000 acres of the crop Are severely damaged or killed. He said losses could amount to $80 an acre a $3.2 million. Grant Iowa and Crawford counties in southwestern Wisconsin also were affected by the Winter kill As were to Daviess and Carroll in Illinois. Agents refer to the Winter As a a open because the 54.6 inches of snowfall usually melted within a few Days after falling leading to higher soil moisture and Little insulation against a number of near Zero Days. Mcgrane noted that the ground was wet and the cold snaps caused the water in the ground to expand just As it would in a water pipe. The expansion broke the Alfalfa tap roots killing the plants he said. A number of Fields were blanketed with ice cutting off the oxygen Supply needed by the Alfalfa even though it lies dormant during the Winter Mcgrane said. Farmers became aware of the acuteness of the problem during the last two weeks Mcgrane said there Arentt Many alternatives especially going into the second week of May. Mcgrane said some Farmers will Plant Sudan grasses and sorghum although Many done to like those crops because of a possible poisoning problem during grazing. Apparently that problem can be sidestepped by letting the plants grow to 18 to 20 inches before feeding others will reseed or take other measures to aim for a crop in late August. Hartman has advised Lafayette county Farmers not to be too Hasty about blowing Alfalfa under. If the crop is 50 per cent alive he suggests top dressing with phosphate and Potash if the Alfalfa is dead but grasses Are present Hartman counsels dressing with nitrogen to Speed growth for grazing another option he offers is reseeding using chemical additives. Many Farmers will expand their Corn acreage because of the Alfalfa kill Hartman has asked the state agricultural stabilization and conservation service to relax its feed Grain rules for that purpose and other counties Are expected to follow suit if the As is rules favourably. Many agents stress applying the Alfalfa kill experience to future procedures paying special attention to Winter hardiness specifications Farmers should also avoid overgrazing and leave stubble in the fall for Protection. In years of abundance Farmers should store some feed for possible problems the next year agents stress the possibility that Hay will have to be imported to some counties next year has already Arisen because of this years Winter kill. The time Farmers must spend to alleviate the Alfalfa dilemma is stealing valuable time from their already late planting procedures. All area counties Are running two to four weeks behind

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