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Deaths, Funerals | **ttZ£Ki™ 2 Daily Record FREDH.RUDNICK AUDUBON - Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in St. John's Lutheran church here for Fred H. Rudnick, 81, who died Monday in Friendship Home here. The Rev. Steve Persa will officiate and burial will be in Manning Cemetery. Casket bearers are Lyle David, Jon P. Deist, Fred Grothendick, Walter Lage, Adrain Reu.wsaat, and Kenneth Starck. The body is at McFadden Funeral home here. Fred H. Rudnick was born in Audubori County on Oct. 3, 1894, the son of August and Bertha Bogatzke Rudnick. He was baptized and confirmed in Trinity Lutheran church in Lincoln township, and received his education in the Audubon County schools. On Jan. 7, 1925 he was married to Laura Schade at St. John's Lutheran parsonage in Audubon, and they farmed in Lincoln township until they retired to Carroll in 1959. Last June they moved to Audubon. Survivors include his wife, Laura; one sister, Mrs. Herman (Pauline) Dammann of Manning. He was preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers. WILLIAM HINNERS William F. (Bill) Hinners, 67, of Laurens, former resident of this area, died in a Pocahontas hospital Tuesday, March 16, after several months' illness. Mass of the resurrection will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Church, Laurens. Burial also will be at Laurens. The rosary will be recited at 8 p.m. Thursday at the Hitchcock Funeral Home, Laurens. Mr. Hinners was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Hinners of Halbur. He was married to Catherine Korwes of Roselle in October, 1929. He farmed for many years near Laurens. Surviving with his wife are 12 children and the following brothers and sisters: Roman, Art and Gunilda Hinners of Halbur, Gilbert Hinners of Milwaukee, Wis., Sr. Winifred Hinners of LaCrosse, Wis., Mrs. Joe Stein of Manning and Mrs. Collette Bock of Carroll. A son, Dale, died in 1968. HENRY MEISHEID DEDHAM — Henry Meisheid, 71, of Dedham died at 3 a.m. Wednesday, March 17, at St. Anthony Regional Hospital in Carroll after • Irish Fun (Continued From Page 1) The O'Learys used 80 pounds of stew meat, 40 pounds of onions and four gallons of tomatoes in the stew this year. "Plus secret spices, which we don't reveal," he said. •.People travel great distances to attend his "Irish" birthday party. A Carroll native said, "I came all the way from Texas just to attend Dave's party." "The percentage of people that are Irish attending the party is pretty low," O'Leary remarked. "I always say that if only Irish people came we could fit them into a telephone booth! "he laughed., "St. Pat's Day has gotten bigger every year," he commented, adding that he thought this was because there are not many holidays during this time of the year. So whether your name is Smith, Jones, O'Leary or McCarthy, St. Patrick's Day is for everyone, regardless of your nationality! Henry Meisheid Dedham — Age 71 Friends may call at the Sharp Funeral Home, Carroll, after 7 p.m. Thursday Rosary: 7:30 p.m. Thursday 8:30 p.m. Thursday 3:00 p.m. Friday 7:30 p.m. Friday 8:30 p.m. Friday Parish Rosary Mass of the Resurrection: • 1:00 p.m. Saturday at St. Joseph's Church, Dedham Officiating: Rev. Henry Meyer Interment: St. Joseph's Cemetery SHARP FUNERAL HOME Carroll, Iowa Serving Carroll for 35 years several years' illness. He was a retired Dedham businessman. Mass of the resurrection will be celebrated at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Church here by the Rev. Henry Meyer. Interment will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call at the Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll after 7 p.m. Thursday. The rosary will be recited Thursday at 7:30 and 8:30 p.m. and Friday at 3, 7:30 and 8:30 p.m., the last being designated as the parish rosary. Mr. Meisheid, son of William and Wilhemia Heil Meisheid, was born at Roselle Jan. 25, 1905, and spent his youth in the Roselle community. On June 10, 1930, he was married at Holy Angels Church there to Rose Hochstatter. They lived in Roselle until moving to a farm in the Dedham vicinity in 1944. In 1961 they moved into Dedham when he bought the Meisheid Market, which he operated until retiring in November, 1972. He was a member of St. Joseph Church. He is survived by his wife and the following children: Mrs. C. J. (Phyllis) Friedman, Mrs. Bill (Maxine) Meshek, Mrs. Vincent (Virgine) Irlbeck, Mrs. Ervin (Lois) Loneman and Mrs. Jim (Linda) Loneman, all of Carroll; Ervin of Everly, Mrs. Francis (Verna) Roth of Spencer, Norman of Auburn and Tom of Denver, Colo. Also surviving are 32 grandchildren; two brothers, John Meisheid of Santa Monica, Calif., and Louis Meisheid of Heldon, N.J.; and a sister, Mrs. Minnie Lammers of Carroll. He was a brother-in-law of Mrs. Thelma Meisheid of Carroll. Mr. Meisheid was preceded in death by an infant son, a granddaughter, four brothers, Leo, Peter, William and Joseph, and two sisters, Mrs. Anna Holt and Mary Meisheid. Lutherans to Sponsor Class for Parents A "school for parents" for Lutherans and other interested persons will be conducted by the Rev. Donald Wuertz, pastor of the St. Paul Lutheran Church,, beginning,., at 7p.m. Monday night. The class is a part of a nationwide education program called Parent Effectiveness Training (P.E.T.). The class will be three hours each night for eight consecutive weeks at the church, 19th Street and Highland Drive. The course is open to all married or single parents and to interested adults working with youths. Pastor Wuertz said. P.E.T. began in 1962 and now has spread into hundreds of communities in every state and five foreign countries, he said. Rev. Wuertz became an accredited instructor in P.E.T. in August at a workshop he attended in Waverly. •The class is restricted to 25 people. A tuition charge pays for the 24 hours of instruction and includes the necessary materials and textbook written by the P.E.T. creator Dr. Thomas Gordon, the pastor said. Interested parents should contact Rev. Wuertz at 792-4354 or 792-3412. Indicted in Baby's Death SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Jeff Dicus, 19, Sioux City, has been indicted on a manslaughter charge in the death of a 15- month-old baby. The child, Sunshine Kissinger, daughter of Mrs. Ava Kissinger, died Jan. 29 of massive head injuries. Police said Dicus told them he was babysitting with the child when she fell and struck her head on a table. Dicus is free on $7,500 bond and has been given until March 26 to enter a plea to the charge. PARK PARLEY Policymakers for city and county park systems have been invited to attend a conference for county and city park boards and employee Thursday, Mar. 25, in Fort Dodge at the Starlite Restaurant. Registration will be 1-1:30 p.m. and programs begin at 1:30. Dr. Abe Epstein, Extension Plant Pathologist, Iowa State University, will present information on "Tree Disease Problems including Fact and Fiction Related to Oak Wilt." Markets GRAIN '<-, • SoybeanswNo: 2l.'. .H.. .$4.27, Corn, No. 2 yellow 2.44 Oats 1.48 OMAHA, .N-e b . (APMUSDA)- Livestock quotations Wednesday: Hogs: 4,300; barrows and gilts fairly active, 50-1.00 lower; U.S. 1-3 200-240 Ib 46.2546.75; sows 25^50 lower; 325-600 Ib 42.00-42,75, some under 375 Ib 43.00. Cattle and calves: 5,500; steers and heifers slow, those qualified for Canadian shipment weak to 50 lower, other steers and heifers 50-1.00 lower; cows mostly steady; several loads mo.stly choice 1,075-1,175 Ib, steers 36.00-37.00 for Canadian shipment; four loads choice-and prime 1,150-1,200 Ib 35.10-35.25; choice 975-1,275 Ib.34.00-35.35; short two loads choice 960 Ib heifers for Canadian shipment 35.00; choice 875-1,025 Ib 33.00-34.00; utility and commercial cows 26.50-28.50, a few 29.00-29.50; canner-cutter 20.00-26.50. Daily Grain DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Corn and soybean'•prices per bushel paid to Iowa farmers at the close of business Tuesday. Prices compiled from country elevators by the Iowa Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. . . Corn .Soybeans Northwest 2.36-2.42 4.204.31 N. Central .2.41-2,47 4.29-4.35 Northeast 2.40-2:52 4.29-4.46 Southwest 2.34-2.38 4.2<M.34 S. Central 2.37-2.46 4.294.35 Southeast 2.46-2.^6 4.4<W.50 Beef Banquet Here Mar. 26 The Carroll County Beef Producers, annual meeting and banquet will be held at the Carroll High 'School gym Friday evening, MarV26, starting at 6:30 p.m. \ Gary Rupiper, president, said the Harmonicats will entertain at the banquet. tickets are available from the following directors: Arden Hinners and Louie Schweers, Arcadia; Merlin Schelle, Breda; Adrian Halbur, Dennis Pietig and Leonard Pudenz, RR 1, Carroll; Normani , Pydenz.and^la^Stork, ,RR.2 V . Carroll; Ed Ri'esenberg, RR3, Carroll; George.Bass, Coon Rapids; Dale Berns, Ralph Bock and Jim Burdine; Glidden; Bill Schumacher, Lake City;' Jerome Halbur, Manning and Gary Rupiper, Templeton, Tickets.are also available at the Carroll, County Extension office. Contest for Older Persons DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) The Iowa Commission on the Aging is sponsoring a writing competition for persons 60 years of age or older. A $25 cash prize will be awarded for the best story and best poem in each of six categories about life in Iowa. Entries will be judged by a panel of writers and educators, said Leona Peterson, executive director of the commission: The project is being undertaken in observance of the bicentennial. ' • Primary (Continued From Page I) and see what congressman Udall does. And I .think Gov. Wallace has got to the make-or-break stage." Strauss said he did not think any candidate would go to the Democratic convention in New York with enough delegates for a first-ballot victory. The delegates elected in II- linois from the 24 congressional districts are not bound to vote for the candidates to whom they are committed, even on the first ballot.-. ; The pemocrats will send 169 delegates to the national convention from Illlinois, the Republicans 101. '•; Ford called his'supporters after Victory.a.rid dared, "That's a great victory and another real clincher in our effort to win the nomination." Carter, whose delegate slates were successful in rural and suburban counties, said he ''did not expect to win nearly this big." Carter now has won four primaries and said the battle! for the Democratic nomination probably would wind up between himself and Jackson with Udall possibly "hanging in." ' : COURT HOUSE New Vehicles Registered- Iowa Land Service Co., Carroll, Volvo; Vernon J. or Linda R. Renze, Carroll, Chevrolet; Fawn Lappe, Glidden, Buick, and Diane Brincks, Carroll, Oldsmobile. Realestate Transfers- Steven E. and Janet C. Wess to Thomas L. and Joan Dunn, Lot 19, Block 1, Neu Addition, Carroll. Jean Sweany to Merle Wiedemeier, part of Lot 1, Block 55, Fourth Addition, Carroll. MAGISTRATE COURT Pettry Jailed— Carl Pettry, Coon Rapids, opted to spend two days in the Carroll County Jail rather than pay a $15 traffic fine Licenses of Elevator Firm Are Suspended The Iowa State Commerce Commission has suspended the grain dealer and warehouse licenses of Crawford Elevator Company which has facilities at Ida Grove, Storm Lake, and Gushing. The licenses were suspended for several alleged violations of the Iowa grain dealer and warehouse laws including failure to maintain accurate records, failure to pay for grain purchased, and failure to file copies of warehouse receipts and deferred payment grain contracts. It is also alleged that Crawford Elevator Company has measured shortages of 76,729 bushels of corn and 5,258 bushels of soybeans at its Ida Grove elevator, and 8,378 bushels of corn and 1,734 bushels of soybeans at its Storm Lake elevator. The commission's order forbids Crawford Elevator Company from purchasing or storing more grain, or removing any grain from its facilities until further order of the Commission. The Commission has scheduled a hearing for April 6, at 10 a.m. in Hearing Room "A" of the Commission offices, 300 Fourth Street, Valley Bank Building, Des . Moines. I.H;rn or'' * ••,-•• "Wildcat Strike at Dubuque DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — Sixty workers left their jobs at Central Foam Corp. Tuesday in what their union leader called a wildcat strike.. Shirley Klein, chief shop steward of Local 18 of the Plastic Workers Union said the workers struck for wage and cost of living contract improvements. She said the union headquarters in Chicago told her to order the workers back to the job, but she refused. • Education (Continued From Page 1) squeezed out of their jobs: "We have no proof of wrongdoing, but we want to know what there is or is not going on," said Sen. Bass Van Gilst, D-Oskaloosa. The total package would include $686,000 for the Commission for the Blind, $1.1 million for the Veterans Bonus Board, $3.25 million for the educational television network, $10.9 million for the Higher Education Facilities Commission, $13.67 million for the Department of Public Instruction (DPI), $69 million for area schools and $169 million for the Board of Regents. Included in the Higher Education Facilities Commission budget is $9 million for the tuition grant program, the same as funded last year. The money goes to Iowa students attending private schools in the state. Tuesday. He had.been charged with backing from a parking stall and striking a pickup. Magistrate Raymond Snook presided. DISTRICT COURT Dismiss Charge— A possession of controlled substance, marijuana, charge against Martin M. Nugent, Churdan, was dismissed Tuesday by District Court Judge James C. Smith, Carroll. The charge was dismissed on County Atty. William Polking's recommendation because of confusion after the arrest about whether Nugent was an adult and he had pleaded guilty to another charge and had been fined. POLICE DEPARTMENT Yield Charge- Robert D. Vesper, Omaha, was charged with failure to yield the right of way after a two-car accident Tuesday afternoon. Cars driven by Vesper and Fred Deierling, 500 W. 14th St., Carroll, collided at the intersection of llth and Carroll streets, officers Les Butler and Romain Boes said. It's the Law— "Every person riding a bicycle upon a roadway shall be subject to the same provisions of the motor vehicle code as the driver of a vehicle, except those provisions which by their nature can have no application," according to the Iowa Code. CARROLLCOUNTY AMBULANCE SERVICE Tuesday- Edna Davis taken from Carroll Health Center to University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City for illness. Gilbert West transferred from St. Anthony Regional Hospital to Thomas Rest Haven in Coon Rapids. Births Mr. and Mrs. Gene Wessling of Carroll, a daughter, March 14 at Raton, N.M. They were en route to San Diego, Calif. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Louis Eischeid and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Wessling of Carroll. PLYMOUTH, Minn. — Mr. and Mrs. Norman Wenck, 1410-B, Pineview Lane N., Plymouth, a son, March 13. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Wenck of Carroll-and Mr. and, Mrs. Allan Feit of Maquoketa. It was incorrectly stated in the March 16 issue of the-Daily Times Herald that the Norman Wencks were of Clement, Minn. CLOVIS, N.M. - Mr. and Mrs. David C. Well, Clovis, a daughter, Shawna Dawan, March 17. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Wells of Carroll and Mr. and Mrs. Menell Mullens of Clovis. ODEBOLT — Mr. and Mrs. Steve Coins, Odebolt, a son, March 16 at Stewart Memorial Hospital, Lake City. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Ludwig of Carroll and Mr. and Mrs. Duane Coins of Lake City. > Taxes (Continued From Page 1) and half on cash value. —Set a 9 per cent limit on the parts of county and city budgets financed by property taxes. —Adopt Gov. Robert Ray's proposal to increase property tax breaks for the elderly. —Create a task force to decide the best way to fund local governments in the future. Senate Republicans caucused for more than an hour Tuesday after Democrats on the conference committee, refused to reveal what was in the proposed package. "I hear that train coming down the track — I think it's going to be laid on us," said Sen. Calvin Hultman, R-Red Oak, one of .the Republican members of the conference committee. The Weather IOWA FORECAST A warming trend through Thursday. Fair tonight and Thursday. Low tonight 20s northeast, 30s south and west High Thursday 50s east, 60s west. . IOWA EXTENDED FORECAST Friday through Sunday: Increasing cloudiness Friday, chance of rain Saturday and clearing Sunday. Only minor temperature variations with WARMER High Court Opinions DCS MOINES, Iowa (At>) — Here are the opinions handed down Wednesday by the Iowa Supreme Court: Johnson District Court, State vs. Turley, possession of drugs with intent to deliver, affirmed. Lee, State vs. Shea, escape, affirmed. Woodbury, Rush vs. City of Sioux City, et al, personal Injury, affirmed In part, reversed In part and remanded. Dubuque, Flexsteel Industries Inc., vs. Morbern Industries Ltd., Interlocutory appeal on motion to set aside default, reversed and remanded with directions. Page, In the matter of the adoption of Gibson, appeal by natural mother, affirmed. Dubuque, State vs. Dittmar, drunk driving, affirmed. " Dickinson, State vs. Dykers, concealing stolen property, affirmed. Guthrle, State vs. Flndley, breaking and entering, reversed and remanded. Tama, State vs. Sevclk, assault with Intent to Inflict great bodily In- iury, affirmed. Tama, Mills vs. Lyon, trial court action In denying jury trial on negligence, reversed and remanded with directions. Dubuque, State vs Wall, false uttering of checks, reversed and remanded with directions. Audubon, State Vs Griswold, possession of controlled substance, affirmed. Polk, Johnson vs Board of Adjustment, court action upholding construction of a mortuary, affirmed. Pottawattamle, State, vs. Franks, maliciously threatening Injury with Intent to extort, reversed and remanded for a new trial. Dubuque, estate of Chapman, appeal from order refusing to set aside will, reversed and remanded with instructions. Franklin, State, vs. Jakel, assault with Intent to rape, affirmed. Scott, State vs. Smith, sodomy, affirmed. Black Hawk, State vs. Sims, murder, affirmed. Black Hawk, State vs. Kidd, robbery with aggravation, affirmed. Jasper, Krohn vs. judicial magistrate appointing commission, unsuccessful applicant seeks advantage of soldiers' preference law, affirmed. Polk, State vs. Gray, shoplifting, affirmed. Linn, State vs. Bean, receiving stolen goods, affirmed. Black Hawk, State vs. Adams, conspiracy, affirmed. Davis, In re the marriage of Kunzman, financial terms of marriage dissolution, modified, affirmed and remanded. Linn, Sturgeon vs. Cedar Rapids Implement Co., breach of warranty and deceit, affirmed. Winneshiek, in the Interest of Jill Ann Snyder, appeal by parents and grandparents from order terminating parent-child relationship, reversed and remanded. Osceola, Stevenson vs. Brewer, postconvlction relief, affirmed. Johnson, in the interest of Emmons, neglect, reversed. Clay, State vs. Barlow, breaking and entering, reversed and remanded. ' Black Hawk, State vs. Anthony, transferring defendant from juvenile court to criminal court on murder charge, affirmed. Webster, State vs. Glbbs, possession of controlled substance, affirmed. Scott, State vs. Henderson, car, rying conceajed weapon, affirmed. . i '- Woodbury, Roberts ys. Ballantyne, •,.motion ; to set aside'default judgment,' affirmed. Cerro Gordo, State vs. Cornell, receiving stolen property, affirmed. Cherokee, State vs. Jansen, drunk driving, affirmed. Worker Dies in IBP Plant DAKOTA CITY, Neb. (AP) — Charles Woodward, 20, Sioux City, Iowa, was killed at the Iowa Beef Processors, Inc., plant here Tuesday. Authorities said Woodward died when he became entangled in a conveyor belt. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Woodward was employed by Packers Sanitation Services, Inc., Sioux City. rBriefly Code highs 50s to 60s and lows 30s to low 40s, The Weather in Carroll (Daily Temperatures Courtesy of Iowa Public Service Co.) Yesterday's high ,39 Yesterday's low 23 At 7a.m. today 24 At 10a.m. today 34 Precipitation (24 hours prior to7a.m.) Trace ofsnow , Weather A Year Ago- High temperature a year ago today in Carroll was 47 and the low, 28 degrees. (Continued From Page 1) final vote. "I am one who started out not very strong for debating the criminal code," said Avenson. "But you can bet your bottom dollar that I'm now strongly in favor of completing it. "I hope we spend as much time on the attorney general's budget as he has spent interfering in our business." Working until 8 p.m. Tuesday night on its fifth day of criminal code debate, the House ran through more than 50 amendments. It decided against declaring homosexuality a crime. It also: — Tightened the definition of "assault and coercion" in the rape statutes. — Made sexual abuse of a child under 12 years of age a Class A felony punishable by life imprisonment. — Raised the crime of child stealing from a Class C felony with a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a $5,000 fine to a Class B felony punishable by a 25-year prison sentence. — Decided the state should pay the cost of medical examinations of a rape victim to gather evidence or protect against venereal disease. — Declared that a jury must "presume" guilt of a person who writes a bad check and fails to make it good within 10 days. — Refused to remove from .the bill a special section dealing with defrauding innkeepers and service stations. Girls' School to Close DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A joint legislative appropriations committee Wednesday voted unanimously to close the Iowa Girls Training School at Mitchellville effective Jan. 1,1977. The inmates at Mitchellville would be transferred to the State Juvenile Home at Toledo under the plan. "There is plenty of room for those kids in Toledo," said Sen. Berl Priebe, D-Algona, co-chairman of the committee. "What we do with Mitchellville comes next." Operating the Mitchellville facility as a medium security unit is one of three options being considered to remedy overcrowed conditions at the State Men's Reformatory at Anamosa and the State Penitentiary at Fort Madison. The subcommittee did not consider that Wednesday. But some members have advocated beefing up other current facilities and using Mitchellville as a prison instead of converting the Mount Pleasant Mental Health Institute into a prison or building a new one at Newton, as the State Department of Social Services has proposed. • The committee voted to appropriate $400,000 to operate the Mitchellville facility for the remainder of the year. Imports Curb Could Up Prices WASHINGTON (AP) — President Ford's decision to limit imports of specialty steel could increase prices of some products to consumers because the imports are 20-30 per cent below domestic prices. The exact effect on prices won't be known right away, but even officials of the U.S. steel industry, who have advocated import restrictions, say prices could increase in the short-run. However, they have argued that consumers would benefit in the long-run from a strengthened domestic steel industry. Specialty steel, which is only about 1.5 per cent of total U.S. steel production, is primarily stainless and alloy tool steel. Stainless is used extensively in the food, chemical, textile, pollution control and electrical power industries, while alloy steels are used to make tools, including tools for the manufacture of nearly all industrial products. Approve Limited Studs Ban DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A limited ban on studded snow tires was approved Wednesday by the Senate Transportation Committee and sent to the full Senate for debate. "Studded snow tires cost the state $6 million a year in wear and tear on the streets and roads." said Sen. Elizabeth, R-Marshalltown. "With steel belted radial tires, even regular snow tires are not needed as much as they were a few years ago,"she said. Sen. Roger Shaff, R-Camanche, was successful in adding a provision to allow studded tires for vehicles not exceeding 40 miles an hour. Shaff said this would keep those cars off the interstate highways since those highways have a minimum speed of 45 miles an hour. He said farmers in hilly, rural areas need the studded, tires to get to town and get up their driveways in winter. Margaret, Snowdon to Part LONDON (AP) — The Daily Express reported today that Princess Margaret and her photographer husband, the Earl of Snowdon, plan to separate. The Daily Mirror said they have begun divorce proceedings. The Mirror said Queen Elizabeth II was expected to announce the breakup of her younger sister's 15%-year marriage shortly. Divorces within the royal family must have the monarch's approval. A spokesman at Buckingham Palace told newsmen, "Obviously the situation has been discussed by the royal family. But I am not in a position to say what decision, if any, has been reached." Lord Snowdon, 46, told reporters as he left for Australia to put on a photographic exhibition, "I never discuss my private life." Pentagon Officials Rebuked WASHINGTON (AP) - Two top Pentagon officials were rebuked by Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld for accepting hospitality'from a major defense contractor, although some advisers to Rumsfeld reportedly had urged that one official.be fired as a warning to others. Dr. Malcolm R. Currie, the Pentagon's research chief, was handed a "severe reprimand" Tuesday night and ordered to forfeit four weeks salary because he and his daughter spent last Labor Day weekend at a Bahamas residence leased by Rockwell International Corp. and flew in the company's plane. Navy Secretary J. William Middendorf received a letter of admonition, a less harsh rebuke, for going goose shooting 14 months ago at a Chesapeake Bay' lodge, owned by Rockwell, tenth biggest defense contractor and builder of the Bl bomber. The Pentagon said Middendorf did not find out until two weeks ago that the place had any connection with . Rockwell. More Base Closings, Cutbacks WASHINGTON (AP) - The Pentagon said today it wants to close or cut back 80 Navy and other military bases, which would result in possible job losses for nearly 7,000 civilian workers and service personnel The cutbacks would affect 74 Navy installations, many of them small reserve centers, and six activities of-the Defense Supply Agency, the Defense Mapping ( Agency and the Army. The installations are in 29 states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico. Bearing most of the brunt of the cutbacks, as well as more than 7,000 military and civilian personnel transfers, will be Florida, Pennsylvania, Texas California, New York, Tennessee, New Jersey and Indiana. ' • • • . * The Pentagon estimated the cutbacks will result in annual savings of more than $56 million.

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