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Deaths, Funerals | ^zSttR™ 2 Daily Record CLARENCE FRITZ Clarence Fritz, 76, of Boone, formerly of Carroll, died at Boone Wednesday, March 17. Rites will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Church in Boone, with burial at Boone. There will be a rosary at 8 p.m. Friday at the Schroeder Funeral Home at Boone. Mr. Fritz is survived by two sons, Gerald and Harry, both of Boone, and five grandchildren. His wife preceded him in death. MRS. DORIS HUNTER LAKE CITY — Committal services for the ashes of Mrs. Doris Hunter, 66, of Seattle, Wash., will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Lake City Cemetery. The former Doris Guts Salary to Help Keep Recycling Unit DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The director of the Des Moines Metro Recycling Center has pledged $200 of his monthly salary to help the center remain solvent. The board of trustees of the Metro Solid Waste Agency, which has been supporting the center, approved a $37,000 budget for the center Wednesday night. The board also approved a program to raise $10,000 from local businesses and public service groups to offset the center's current deficit. Director Harold Sokolove said he would cut his $9,643 salary by $200 a month and donate the money to the center. Two Escape in Plane Crash DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Two Iowa Falls men suffered minor injuries Wednesday when a single-engine plane landed in a field northwest of the Des Moines Municipal Airport. They were identified as Jim Boehmler, 53, the pilot, and Don Henrich, 46, a passenger. Boehmler said he was on a final approach to the airport when the engine failed due to a loss of fuel pressure, forcing him to "crash land" in the field. (Henrich is a former Carroll resident and is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Henrich of Carroll.) Henry Meisheid Dedham — Age 71 Friends may call at the Sharp Funeral Horn*, 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 :OO 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 Madden, she died at Seattle Jan. 8. Surviving are her husband, L.C. 'Hunter, two daughters and two sisters, including Mrs. Ruth Bruce of Lake City. The Huffman Memorial Chapel, Lake City, is in charge of arrangements. GERALD BRISTOL Services for Gerald Bristol, 47, of Carroll were held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Sharp Funeral Home. The Rev. Ernest Larson, minister of First United Methodist Church, officiated. Vocal selections included "In the Garden" and "Beyond the Sunset." Pallbearers were Cecil Menke, Kenneth Hoffman, Wayne Daniels, Darrell Dillehay, James Hendrix and Delbert Patrick. Interment was in the Carroll City Cemetery. Relatives and friends attended the funeral from Shawnee, Okla.; Colorado Springs, Colo.; Topeka, Kan.; Lincoln and Omaha, Neb.; Council Bluffs, Harlan, Logan, Missouri Valley; Irwin, Redline, Fiscus, Marshalltown, Manchester and Cedar Rapids. Mr. Bristol, a contract mail carrier, was dead upon arrival at St. Anthony Regional Hospital early Monday, March 15. MRS. LIZZIE SIMMONS SCRANTON - Funeral services were held at the Church of Christ here Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. for Mrs. Lizzie Johnson Simmons, 81, of Ozark, Ala., formerly of Scranton. The Rev. Dan King officiated. Mrs. King sang "How Great Thou Art" and "Rock of Ages," accompanied by Mrs. Leone Richardson, organist. Pallbearers were Tom Schaffer, John Fey, Duane Eberle, Gene Paup, Vern '"Hartwigsen and Jim Craigmile. Tom Hutt, LaVern Fielding, Leo Miller and Calvin Rasmussen were honorary pallbearers. Burial was in the Scranton Cemetery, under direction of the Dahn-Woodhouse Funeral Home of Scranton. Mrs. Simmons died March 12atDothan, Ala. -• Taxes (Continued From Page 1) "All you have to do is walk through your town and see what is happening with commercial property," he said. "We have a problem. We can't ignore it forever." The school aid formula would be left at the scheduled 74 per cent state participation next year and would rise to 77 per cent in the second year. Gov. Robert Ray's plan to increase property tax relief for elderly renters and homeowners would be part of the package. That would raise the percentage of property tax now paid to the elderly earning less than $8,000 by 5 per cent and would include, for the first time, those earning between $8,000 and $9,000. In addition, the state would pay half the cost of special assessments on property owned by the low-income elderly. The conference committee worked almost three weeks to settle differences between House and Senate plans to restrict spending by local governments. It also expanded its job to consider all property tax relief measures proposed in the legislature. Markets GRAIN Soybeans, No. 2 $4.33 Corn, No. 2 yellow 2.48 Oats 1.48 DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) (USDA) Iowa - southern Minnesota direct hogs: Estimated receipts Thursday 60,000; actual receipts Wednesday 57,000; week ago 83,000; year ago 87,000. Butchers weak to 25 lower than midsession Wednesday or 25-50 lower than close; trade rather slow; demand only fair; U.S. 1-3 200-230 Ibs at country points 44.25-44.75; plants 44.75-45.25; few in country 44.00; plants 45.50; sows steady to 25 lower, U.S. 1-3 270-330 Ibs 38.7S41.00. OMAHA, Neb (APl(USDA)— Livestock quotations Thursday: Hogs: 4,500; barrows and gilts fairly active, steady to 25 lower; U.S. 1-3, 195-250 Ib 46.00-46.50; sows 50-75 lower, instances 1.00 off; 325-600 Ib 41.50-42.25. Cattle and calves: 800; few loads slaughter steers moderately active, steady, but not enough on offer to provide a good market test; heifers scarce; cows slow, steady : to 50 lower; a load choice 1,100 Ib steers for Canadian shipment 36.00; few loads and part loads choice 975-1,150 Ib 34.00-34.50; utility and commercial cows 26.00-28.50, a few 29.00-29.50; canner and cutter 20.00-26.00. DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) (USDA) — Corn and soybean prices per bushel paid to Iowa farmers at the close of business Wednesday. Prices compiled from country elevators by the Iowa Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Corn Soybeans Northwest 2.38-2.45 4.23-4.33, N. Central 2.44-2.48 4.324.38 Northeast 2.44-2.55 4.32-4.47 Southwest 2.37-2.43 4.23-4.35 S. Central 2.41-2.50 4.31-4.45 Southeast 2.50-2.59 4.40-4.53 Board of Trade CHICAGO (AP) - Wheat futures advanced nearly 5 cents a bushel on the Chicago Board of Trade today. The demand for wheat sparked a buying move in'soy- 1 beans that sent prices 4 cents higher:' Corn "was up 2'A while oats prices were uneven. Soybean oil futures were up about 10 points in very slow trade while meal gained nearly $2 a ton. Wheat prices were firm on the opening and improved almost steadily. FARMER'S LIVESTOCK AUCTION Carroll, Iowa SATURDAY, MARCH 20 Selling Time 1 p.m. Sharp Last week we had an outstanding run of good native cattle. It looki like we will have another good line up this week. If you have cattle to sell please give us a call, we will give you an estimate on them. Top prices for all of your market animals paid each week. All consignments are appreciated. CATTLE 6 Whiteface heifer calves — fancy, weaned...450 Ibs. 3 Crossbred calves...300 Ibs. 30 Black Whiteface A Black heifers - top qualify...500 Ibs. 8 Mixed heifers...425 Ibs. 29 Black Whiteface heifers - fancy, vacc....575 Ibs. 47 Choice Hereford heifers — about 650 Ibs. Check on these as they are pending at ad time, from a local farm. Plus several more calves and yearlings of all weights. HOGS Always several pens of pigs of all weights. MISCELLANEOUS Some used lumber. Also, expect,1 or 2 loads of hay A straw. HMIMMMiMMM""""""""" »llli«t IMI I •IMIIMIMI* lull. C. W. Bedford Elmer Bedford Paul Grate Owners and Operators •arn Phone 792-2572 located 2 miles West on Hwy. 30, '/4 North Fans (Continued From Page 1) for Kuemper. Some of the cheers: "Beat those Catholics! Kuemper's outclassed! The. refs are Catholic! Fish on Friday!'" But, at the end of the game when Washington's chances were hopeless one last chant was heard: "The refs won this one!" If Kuemper didn't have the most fans, they were the most vocal, cheering on the Knights with every play. The Knights seemed to respond and led the biggest share of the game, pulling out a four-point victory. Jim Zabel, sportscaster for WHO radio and television, became an honorary Kuemper fan when one red and gold cap was hurled up to him. He wore the cap through part of his broadcast. All 10 Kuemper buses stopped at the same gas station to give someone a rest stop before the trip back to Carroll giving a start to the attendant on duty. Code (Continued From Page 1) crime. It lists these alleged facts: — U.S. prostitution laws date only from the turn of the century and more than 100 nations, including England, have decriminalized prostitution. — Laws against "harrass- ment" of the public by prostitutes are unnecessary because • it can be controlled under other statutes. — A United Nations study indicates anti-prostitution laws in the United States have little effect in halting the spread of VD. — The President's Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Justice has stated that prostitution "plays a small and declining role in organized crime's operations." COURTHOUSE License to Wed— Michael W. Schelle, 19, Breda to Bonita A. Smith, 19, Carroll. New Vehicles Registered- Marvin M. or Faye A. Hill, Manning, Pontiac; Dolores C. Wieland, Carroll, Chevrolet, and Marvin H. orTwyla Boell, Carroll, Pontiac. Reatestate Transfers— Leonard F. and Eulalia Grassley Urges Estate Tax Reform DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Rep. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, who contends that family farms are threatened by high estate taxes, has urged reform of the estate tax system. Grassley told the House Ways and Means Committee Wednesday that estate taxes place such enormous burdens on heirs that taxes can only be paid by selling part of all of the estate. There were 5.6 million farms in 1950 but only half that many today, Grassley said. He said estate taxes are largely responsible for the decline in family farms. He urged the committee to approve his bill to increase the value of property exempted from $60,000 to $200,000, pointing out that the present level was established 34 years ago. "The proportion of an estate needed to pay the estate tax has increased from 1 per cent to 11 per cent," Grassley said. Madigan to Head Council Officers for the first quarter of -the Pioneer Trails Council • were electe'd Wednesday at the Carroll congregate meal site. ' The officers are B.J. Madigan, president; Mrs. Ann .Nelson, vice president; Louis • Anthofer, secretary, and Mrs. •Ann Ha'gedorn, alternate sec'retary, site manager Marjorie Bock reported. The council will meet every Wednesday to discuss ways of improving both attendance and fellowship at the meal site J.og.ated in the Masonic " Temple^Z?'/i N.'AdamsSt.'. ' , ^Th' ( e county_'bqard_ of supervisors attended the meal on Tuesday. Doris Walkup, Polly Miller and Marilyn Eischeid were guests and explained the home services available to senior citizens. • Church (Continued From Page 1) campaign is doing better than he had expected. "I don't see why suddenly this has turned around," Reagan said. "I don't think the press has been unfair but I think there has been some falling in line with Ford campaign 'strategy on trying to pin everything on these first few primaries." Reagan also was to appear today in Greensboro, Morganton, Hickory, Winston-Salem and Raleigh. Wall Street NEW YORK, (AP)-Talkof a possible flow of funds toward bonds pushed the stock market into a broad decline today. The noon Dow Jones average of 30 industrial stocks was off 7.72 at 978.27. Losers outpaced gainers by better than a 2-1 margin among New York Stock Exchange-listed issues. Analysts said investors were a little uneasy over the wide spread by which bond yields currently exceed those on stocks following the stock market's steep rise over the past 15 months. The concern was that investors might now shift their sights toward the bond market, reducing demand for stocks. Bromert to Patricia S. Skinner, part of outlet A, Bromert Addition, Carroll. Delores and George Cox, et al to Dennis Wurr, part of W'ASE'/i, Sect. 36, Twp. 82N, Range 33W. SHERIFF'S OFFICE OMVUI- Duane W. Towers, Churdan, was charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence, early Thursday morning four miles east of Carroll on U.S. 30 by Deputy John Hays. MANNING POLICE Two-Cat Collision- Cars driven by Raymond Houghton and Doug Opperman, both of Manning, were in collision Wednesday night near the intersection of Front and Main Streets, Officer Alan Kusel reported. There was extensive damage to both cars, Kusel said. Charges are pending, he added. BirtK OMAHA, Neb. — Mr. and Mrs. Donald Maher Jr. of Omaha, a son, March 17. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Al Sapp Jr. of Joplin, Mo., and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Maher Sr. of Nebraska. Great-grandparents are Mrs. Margaret Sapp of Carroll and Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Randall of LaCrescent, Minn. $16.5 Million Paid to Jobless In February DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) The Insurance Division of Job Service of Iowa said Wednesday that it paid $16.5 million to Iowa's jobless people in February, a decrease of $39,343 from January. The regular job insurance payments last month covered 139,141 weeks of insured unemployment, compared to 137,995 weeks in January and 125,290 weeks in February, 1975, officials said. The average weekly payment last month was $85.46 versus $84.21 in January and $69.17 in Feburary, 1975. Auburn, Iowa, is Adopted by Auburn, Mass. Citizens of Auburn, Mass., have adopted Auburn, Iowa, as part of their official Bicentennial observance. "We wish to share our joy and patriotic jubilation with the citizens of Auburn, Iowa," states a proclamation sent to Mayor Verdi Maunu, of that city by Joseph P. Shannon, chairman of the Auburn, Mass., Board of Selectmen. The proclamation' declares that "every good citizen of Auburn, Iowa, is an Honorary Citizen of Auburn, Mass., for and during the Bicentennial Year 1976." Auburn, Mass., "the birthplace of the space age," was settled in 1714 and named Ward after Gen. Artemas Ward, first Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army. The name was changed to Auburn, in 1837 to avoid confusion with the town of Ware. It was here on March 16, 1926 that Dr. Robert Hutchings Goddard, father of modern rocketry, fired the world's first liquid propellant rocket. The event took place on the Ward Farm, Pakachoag Hill, now the Pakachoag Golf Course. The Goddard Memorial Library at Clark University where he taught in the nearby, City of Worcester, contains his research papers and the records of his experiments which led to the development of modern space exploration. r Briefly Soviet Grain Loss Bluffs Chief to Run for Sheriff COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP)—Police Chief N. J. Sulentic of Council Bluffs has announced plans to seek the Republican nomination for Pottawattamie County sheriff. The 54-year-old Sulentic has been on the police force since 1946 and was named chief in 1968. He is a past president of the Iowa Association of Police Chiefs. Sulentic said he plans to retire from the city force in January regardless of how he does in the race for the sheriff's post. The only other announced candidate for sheriff is incumbent Democrat Lynn Ford, former state trooper, who was appointed to the post in August to fill the unexpired term of retired Roy Wichael. (Ford is a former Coon Rapids resident.) Utilities Look at Solid Wastes as a Good Fuel CENTERVILLE, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Southern Utilities Co. released its 1975 annual report Wednesday which showed revenues up by $7 million. Revenues for the year totaled $50.6 million, compared to $43.6 million in 1974. Earnings were $3.40 a common share compared to $3.13 the year before. The company said electric revenues increased 15.6 per cent, and natural gas revenues were up 16.5 per cent from a year earlier. ICC Dismisses 3 Complaints Against IPALCO DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Commerce Commission has dismissed three complaints against Iowa Power and Light Company's plan to build a nuclear generating plant. The complaints were filed by Free Environment, Citizens for Environmental Action and the Iowa Student Public Interest Research Group. The commission also denied Iowa Power's petition to dismiss the case in which the regulatory agency is investigating the prudence of Iowa Power's investment in a nuclear generating plant. j Business Briefs j Dr. William^ D. Blohm of Carroll was installed as vice-president of the Iowa Veterinary> Medical Association at the organization's 94th annual meeting held in Des Moines. Others attending the meeting included Drs. Robert W. Finch, Michael Davis, Darrell Eich and Leon J. Wernimont. -0- The Iowa Soybean Association will have three guest speakers at a program tb be presented Saturday, March 20 at 8 p.m. at the Odebolt-Arthur High School auditorium. The speakers, who will be discussing current agricultural issues, will be Clarence D. Palmby, vice The Weather IOWA FORECAST Partly cloudy and warmer through Friday. Low tonight 30s east, 40s west. High Friday 60s east, 70s west. IOWA EXTENDED FORECAST Saturday through Monday: Chance of rain Saturday, rain threat ending Sunday, fair Monday. Mild with little temperature variation. Highs in150s, lows in 30s. | The Weather in Carroll fijaily Temperatures Courtesy of ' Iowa Public Service Co.) Yesterday's high 53 Yesterday's low 24 Af7a.m.today 41 At 10 a.m. today 52 Weather A Year Ago— Temperatures in Carroll a year ago today varied from 48 to 33 degrees. president for public affairs, Continental Grain Company, New York; Ralph T. Jackson, executive vice-president, American Soybean Association, Hudson, la.; and Dr. Don Paarlberg, director of agricultural economics, USDA, Washington, D.C. Among the topics to be discussed are, embargos — who benefits and what do they cost, are they legal and can we expect more of them in the future; what do the proposed changes in grain grading and grain inspection mean for farmers, elevators and customers; how well has our free enterprise system done selling grain abroad; and what do our foreign customers • think of us now as suppliers? A question and answer period will follow the talks. Admission is free. -0- Mr. and Mrs. Merle R. Witt of Arcadia recently attended the Land O'Lakes Young Farmers Program and annual meeting in Minneapolis. The four-day program included tours of the Lan'd O'Lakes general offices, presentations on the company's agricultural services and food marketing operations, question and answer workshops with upper management of Land O'Lakes, and discussions on the legal structure of the association, describing how membership participates in its government. WASHINGTON (AP) — There are increasing indications that much of the Soviet Union's winter grain crop has been damaged severely by weather and farmers will be forced to replant large areas this spring, according to the Agriculture Department. The department has been saying for some time that the Soviet winter wheat crop got off to a poor start last fall as a result of drought. Thus, when winter cold forced plants into dormancy, they were not adequately developed to survive. "Cold weather in February threatened this vulnerable crop still more, particularly in the South where snow cover was sparse," the department's Foreign Agricultural Service said Wednesday. "Considerable replanting to other grains is probable." One favorable development for the Soviet Union has been that "snow has continued to pile up" in areas where spring wheat will be planted, meaning that the outlook for the soil moisture appears good at this time. Coffee Heart Discounted BOSTON (AP) — A four-year-old study that linked coffee-drinking with heart attacks has been discounted by a new one. In the study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine, a team of Boston doctors says, "The risks, if any.. ..appear small." Four years ago, the Boston Collaborative Drug Surveillance Program at Boston University said the risk of acute myocardial infarction — the heart damage that results from a blocked artery — was increased 60 per cent for those who drank one to five cups of coffee each day and 120 per cent for those who drank more than six cups. The National Coffee Association says that during last winter the average American drank 2.2 cups of coffee per day. Seeks Injunction DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa attorney general's office is seeking a Polk County District Court injunction against a Tennessee firm that promotes a product known as "Seal-Tite." In a petition released Thursday, the Consumer Protection Division said that L.O.C. Industries.of Nashville falsely claimed that the product was ' 'capable of sealing flat tires." The state also claims that L.O.C. falsely led prospective distributors to believe that there would be an extensive advertising campaign and the firm would assume much of the burden of sales and billing for the distributors. Funding for Causes WASHINGTON (AP) — The new campaign financing law is making it possible for advocates of a cause to spread their message with federal money under the guise of a presidential campaign. One person expected to take advantage of the law is Reed.G. Larson, executive vice president of the National Right to_Work Committee, who says he is planning to enter the racs for the Democratic presidential nomination. Larson would be following the same strategy as ..Ellen McCormack,.a.Lonft Island housewife who is campaigning in the Democratic primaries with federal matching funds to promote efforts to end legal abortion. "We've been thinking about it ever since she qualified for the funds," Larson said Wednesday. "If she can take advantage of the law and use it to focus attention on a specific issue, why can't we?" Asks Smith to Resign OMAHA, Neb. (AP)—Former Nebraska Lt. Gov. John E. Everroad has called for the resignation of Republican National Chairman Mary Louise Smith-of Des Moines, Iowa, accusing her of taking a partisan stand in the primary race for the party's presidential nomination. Everroad said Mrs. Smith is "doing everything possible" to help President Ford get the nomination. "No longer can anyone run for the presidency on the Republican ticket as it is now a closed organization," said Everroad. "Mary Louise Smith knows full well that this was Nixon's wishes that the Republican party be closed to only the decision as made by him, and that Nixon hand-picked Gerald Ford." 41 Killed in Beirut BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP) — Forty-one persons were reported killed and 37 wounded in fighting during the night between Moslem and Christian private armies as Lebanon's feuding politicians reported they had reached tentative agreement on another Syrian peace plan. Mortar and rocket explosions kept much of Beirut's population awake throughout the night as leftist Moslem and right-wing Christian militiamen dueled in the city's devastated hotel district. There was also firing in Beirut suburbs and between the Moslem city of Tripoli, the home of Premier Rashid Karami 60 miles north of Beirut, and Zagharta, President Suleiman Franjieh's native Christian stronghold. Alert Called in Thailand BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) — All military forces in Banpkok went on full alert today in preparation for the deadline for the withdrawal of American forces from Thailand. Military leaders were on guard against student demonstrations protesting the expected failure of the U.S. and Thai governments to comply with Prime Minister Kukrit Pramoj 's pledge to get more than 4,000 American servicemen out of the country by Saturday. The Thai government wants some American military advisers to remain, and the number.is still being negotiated. "The military could declare martial law in Bangkok if there is clear indication that the country and the public are in danger from the other side," said a spokesman, referring to leftist student and labor groups as well as Communist infiltrators that the military has recently been reporting.

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