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Deaths, Funerals] H™lLJ! [ Daily Record FRANK GARNSEY Frank Garnsey of Nebraska City, Neb., died at Methodist Hospital in Omaha Saturday, March 20. He was the father of Mrs. Lyle Rungee of Carroll. ERNEST C.SCHUG YETTER — Ernest Carl Schug, 73, a retired farmer, died Monday morning, March 22, at his home near Yetter after a long illness. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Pilgrim Lutheran Church, Lake City, with the Rev. Harold Belsheim officiating. Interment will be in Lake City Cemetery. Friends may call after 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Huffman Memorial Chapel, Lake City, where a prayer service for the family and friends will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday. Mr. Schug was born in Sac County Aug. 18, 1902, a son of Fred and Minnie Roseke Schug. His marriage to Viola Davis took place in Sac County Oct. 2, l'926, and they have lived on their present farm for 17 years. He was a member of Pilgrim Lutheran Church, Lake City. Surviving with his wife are four daughters, Mrs. Eugene (Betty Lou) Kolbe of Fort Rail Officials to Tell Stands on Merger Plan WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials of major midwestern and western railroads were to meet here Tuesday to explain their positions on the proposed merger of the Milwaukee Road and the Burlington Northern Railroad. Both lines are major carriers in Iowa. "There is no question but that we must merge with a stronger railroad if our system is to survive," Wallace Abbey of the Milwaukee Road said Monday. Records show his railroad lost at least $19 million last year. But Al Runge, a Burlington Northern spokesman, said his railroad is not sure that it wants to merge with the Milwaukee Road, which has 1,600 miles of track in Iowa. "We're not really looking for a merger partner," said Runge, "but we do want to study any proposal that they might make in Washington." A decision on any merger is •• not expected for several weeks to several months. • Senate (Continued From Page 1) cumbent in one office to resign his position before running for another office. The defeat was on a 25-18 vote. Senators, Who have four-year terms instead of the two-year terms in the House, often run for higher office such as Congress in off years when their Senate seats are not involved in an election contest. This allows them to protect their Senate seat if they are defeated for higher office. The Senate also added a provision, effective next Jan. 1, that would require counties to keep their voter registration lists current by computer. That provision would require all except the 10 largest counties to use state computers and state computer services at cost. Sen. Clifton Lamborn, R-Maquoketa, said present lists are often kept in shoe boxes. The measure would also make it easier for the two political parties to get up-to-date lists of eligible voters. Another provision approved would require that absentee ballots be available in every city of 5,000 population or more. Currently they are available only in county seats. The measure returns to the House for action on amendments. Mrs. Orr said her proposed $5 rebate for voting would cost $18.5 million over a four-year period if all eligible voters took ad vantage of it. "To pay money to people to vote is, inconsistent with our thinking in the United States of America," said Sen. Warren Curtis, R Cherokee. Mrs. Orr labeled her other • proposal "an election participation incentive. ''The Chamber of Commerce or merchants could encourage voting with a tie-in with some of their ads. They could give discounts on proof that the customer voted." She proposed that election judges give out small slips certifying who voted and was eligible for the discounts. Dodge, Bonnie of Carroll, Mrs. Richard (Wanda) Schuneman of Mankato, Minn., and Mrs. David (Dee Ann) Pretty of Stuttgart, Ark.; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Mr. Schug also is survived by a brother, Frank Schug of Sac City; and three sisters, Mrs. Ella Crouch and Mrs. Lucy Pierce of Lake City and Mrs. Edith Clark of Newell. LOUIS H.JEPSEN DENISON — Louis Henry Jepsen, 84, of Denison, died here March 18 at Crawford County Memorial Hospital. Services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Huebner Funeral Home in Denison, with the Rev. Robert Maschke officiating. Pallbearers were Raymond Crilly, Delaine Vogt, Marvin Zage, Denis Schirck, Larry Gluesing and Charles Erlbacher. Interment was in Morgan Township Cemetery at Schleswig. Mr. Jepsen was born July 1, 1891, in Goodrich Township, a son of Jurgen and Cecelia Sonnichsen Jepsen. He attended St. Paul's Lutheran School in Hanover Township and then assisted his mother on the farm. He married Margaret Seehausen in September, 1912, and they were the parents of four children. They lived on a farm in Goodrich Township until moving to Denison in 1930. Mr. Jepsen was employed as a salesman by Stark Bros. Nursery and also raised fruit trees and garden produce, retiring in 1960. His wife died Oct. 17,1956. In 1958 he married Tena Schneller at Sioux City and they made their, home there. She died Feb. 27,1976. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Reynold (Ruby) Groth of Carroll and Mrs. Arnold (Hattie) Gluesing of Denison; a son, Louis Jr. of Dow City; two stepdaughters, Mrs. Boyd (Anna) Frazier of Denison and Mrs. Edwin (Margaret) Maki of Walled Lake, Mich.; five grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; and a brother, John Jepsen of Crestline, Ohio. Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Delores; three brothers, Emil, Jurgen and Ted Jepsen; and a sister, Dora Zage. Guilty Verdicts Against Four in 'Drug Pipeline' DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A U.S. District Court jury here Monday returned guilty verdicts against four persons charged in connection with a Chicago to Des Moines heroin pipeline — they acquitted a Des Moines man charged as one of the conspirators. Found guilty of conspiracy were Marsha Binns, 26, and Jewell Anderson, 48, both of Chicago and Walter Jackson, 25, and Joanne Graham, 34, both of Des Moines. The jury acquitted Billy Pickens, 25. According to a Jan, 29 f eder- al grand jury indictment, Marsha Binns was set up in the heroin distribution business by her father and was to oversee the Des Moines operation. The indictment charged Jackson was to provide protection, Graham was one of her dealers and Anderson brought the heroin from Chicago. David Binns, 50, Chicago was identified by the government as the heroin supplier. He's to be tried following his release from Cook County General Hospital in Chicago where he's being treated for a gunshot wound. Marsha Binns and Walter Jackson remain jailed Monday, Anderson and Graham were free on bond. All four were to be sentenced Apr. 26. • Taxes (Continued From Page 1) productivity instead of half cash value and half its earning capacity. This would have the result of reducing farm values about 15 per cent and is a goal long sought by the Iowa Farm Bureau. Kinley's plan would keep the first-year credit in the second year and would not go to the 100 per cent productivity for farms. Kinley hopes the rural Republicans will vote for the conference committee report to keep the, 100 per cent productivity, Markets GRAIN Soybeans, No. 2 $4.30 Com, No. 2 yellow 2.49 Oats 1.48 OMAHA, Neb. (APMUSDA)— Livestock quotations Tuesday: Hogs: 3,500; barrows and gilts fairly active, 25-50 higher; 34 head U.S. 1-2,224 Ib 47.25; U.S. 1-3, 195-250 Ib 46.50-47.00; sows 25-50 higher; 325-600 Ib 42.00-42.25. Cattle and calves: 5,500; slaughter steers and heifers fairly active, unevenly weak to 50 lower; cows slow, weak to 50 lower; few loads choice with end-prime 1,125-1,200 Ib steers 34.85-35.00; choice 975-1,275 Ib 33.50-34".75; 7 loads choice and prime 950-1,050 Ib heifers 33.75-34.00; choice 875-1,050 Ib 32.50-33.75; utility and commercial cows mainly 25.00-26.50, a few 27.00; canner and cutter 18.50-25.00 Sheep: 400; slaughter lambs 75-1.00 higher, slaughter ewes scarce; choice, some prime, 100-120 Ib shorn lambs 54.75; few 100-110 Ib wooled lambs 53.50. Estimated receipts Wednesday: Cattle and calves 4,500; hogs 4,500; sheep 300. DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) (USDA) Iowa - southern Minnesota direct hogs: Butchers mostly 50 up from midsession Monday; trade slow; demand good; U.S. 1-3 200-230 Ibs at country points 45.00-45.50; plants 45.50-46.00; few at plants 46.50; sows steady, U.S. 1-3 270-330 Ibs 39.50-41.00. Sheep: Estimated receipts Tuesday 1,300; slaughter lambs fully steady Monday; choice and prime 90-110 Ib shorn mostly No. 1 pelts 53.00-54.00; good and choice 90-110 Ib wooled 46.0048.00. Board of Trade CHICAGO (AP) ^- Grain and soybean futures prices moved lower on the Chicago Board of Trade today. Soybeans opened about steady but declined by 2 to 3 cents in early dealings. The other commodities were weak throughout the early morning. .Soybea^.oil Declined by about 10 to 20 points and meal also was lower.' There was some talk before the opening that export prospects for corn and soybeans as well as continuing dry weather in the Southwest would produce a firm market. However these factors apparently had little impact and most prices skidded from the opening bell. After about an hour, wheat was 4 to 4 V4 cents a bushel lower, May 3.72; corn was 1% to 3 lower, May 2.71%; oats were 6 to 1 lower. May 1.57 and soybeans .were 2'/2 to 3'/4 lower, May4.78 l A.. DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Prices paid to Iowa farmers at the close of business Monday for No. 2 yellow corn and No. 1 yellow soybeans. Prices compiled from country elevators by the Iowa and U.S. Departments of Agriculture. Corn Soybeans Northwest 2.40-2.48 4.32-4.37 N. Central 2.45-2.50 4.37-4.44 Northeast 2.45-2.58 4.394.51 Southwest 2.38-2.52 4.364.45 S. Central 2.42-2.52 4.364.45 Southeast 2.51-2.61 4.494.58 Wall Street NEW YORK (AP) —The stock market pushed ahead gradually today, getting some encouragement from declining interest rates. The noon Dow Jones average of 30 industrial stocks was up 3.38 at 985.67. Gainers held a narrow lead over losers among New York Stock Exchange-listed issues. The Treasury reported a drop in yields in its latest bill auction after the close Monday. Bond market prices had begun the week with a strong advance, which had the effect of lowering long term interest rates. 6.3% Raise for Firemen "COUNCIL BLUFFS,riowa (AP)—The Council Bluffs City Council has approved a two- year contract with firemen, providing average wage' increases of 6.3 per cent. The increases will cost the city $121,000 in the next two years. City officials said the raises cover 87 non-administrative personnel. Fringe benefits were not changed. COURT HOUSE License to Wed— Michael A. Schroeder, 19, to Virginia C. Christians6n, 18, both of Carroll. New Vehicles Registered— Marilyn Gaer, Breda, ( Suzuki; Virgil Seyller, Templeton, Oldsmobile; Bryan A. or Etta N. Emery, Coon Rapids, Mercury; Norbert Bruggeman, Templeton, Chevrolet; Kenneth Haas, Carroll, Chevrolet; Harold A. Kracht, Westside, Dodge; Agra Transport, Glidden, Buick; Irene C. Perry, Carroll, Buick; Paul J. Lenz, Carroll, Buick, and Verlin or Phyllis A. Danner, Ralston, Buick. Real Estate Transfers— Clark H. and Lelah F. Peters to Robert W. Peters, Program on Child Abuse Dr. Dale Christensen presented a program on child abuse at the District 13 Iowa Nurses Association in Lake City Monday night. He stressed the need for recognition of the problems and professional counselling for families involved, Mrs. Sue Feilrneier, program chairman said. Membership chairman Lois Kettering announced plans for the upcoming membership drive. Kay Myers will speak on "Continuing Education for Nurses" at a dinner meeting at the Redwood Inn at Jefferson at 7 p.m. on April 26. She is from the state headquarters of the association in Des Moines. Social Security Bill Introduced WASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation eliminating age restriction on Social Security coverage for disabled widows was introduced Monday in the Senate by Sen. Dick Clark, D-Iowa. Presently, only widows over the age of 50 are eligible for disability payments. "Totally disabled widows constitute one-of society's most economically disadvantaged groups," said Clark. "For the widow under the age of 50, it's even worse because her husband probably died at an earlier age, allowing less, time ,to accumulated assets." The Clark bill would amend the Social Security law to eliminate the age restriction on disability payments to totally disabled widows, dependent widowers and surviving divorced wives. It also would equalize disability payments, by eliminating- provisions for reducing payments at younger ages. Pleads Guilty to Extortion COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Roxanne Cast, 19, Council Bluffs, pleaded guilty Friday to a charge of malicious threats to extort in connection with the disappearance of a five-year-old boy. She was scheduled to enter a plea in the felony charge Monday in Pottawattamie County District Court. The county attorney's office called Friday's action "somewhat of a surprise move." 'Sentencing was set for Apr. 23. Council Bluffs police said they were convinced the Cast woman knew nothing about missing Oliver Mark Bernhardt of Council Bluffs, who was last seen Feb. 12. There have been no new developments in the case, authorities said. part of Lot 6, Block 58, Seventh Addition,.Carroll. Bierl Development Corp. to Bierl Construction Co., Lots 2 and 3, Block 15 and Lots 12 and 13, Block 11, Applewood Knolls Addition, Carroll. Greteman Agency, Inc. to Matt Goetzinger and Roman Steffes, Lot 1, Block 1, Rolling Hills Addition, Carroll. Estate of Mrs. Francis Olerich to Lenus E. and Jean M., Thelen, Lot 4, Block B, Seventh Addition, Carroll. Peter J. and Elizabeth Friedman to Arlene Behrens, N'/4SE'/4, Sec. 30, Twp. 83 N, Range 36 W. John Venner to Cyril H. and Anita M. Venner, et al, part of NE'A, Sec. 12, Twp. 84 N, Range 36 W. Cyril H. and Anita M. Venner, et al to Jeanette M. Venner, NW'ANE'/i, Sec. 12, Twp. 84 N, Range 36 W. lieta and Harry J. Nestle to New Hope Village Inc., part of Lot B, ISS'/*, Sec. 18, Twp. 84 N, Range 34 W. MAGISTRATE COURT OMVUI- Dale J. Heisterkamp of 208 N. Maple St., Carroll, was charged Tuesday morning with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence in Magistrate Court. He was arrested by Police Officer Phil Squibb. DISTRICT COURT Pleads Guilty- Jack F. Gearhart, Coon Rapids, plead guilty to operating a motor vehicle while under the influence (OMVUI) Monday in District Court. He was fined $300 plus court costs and will have his license suspended for 120 days. Appeal bond was set at $750. Gearhart was arrested and charged with OMVUI Feb. 11; by Coon Rapids Police Chief Gail Gripe and Deputy Sheriff Roger O'Tool in Coon Rapids. STATE PATROL Arrest Winker— Leroy L. Winker, Lanesboro, was arrested by State Trooper Larry Long Saturday afternoon and charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence. He was released on his own recognizance and scheduled to appear in Magistrate Court next Monday. The arrest was made two miles south of Lidderdale on Carroll County N-38, Long reported. CARROLLCOUNTY AMBULANCE SERVICE Monday— Stena Petersen from St. Anthony Regional Hospital to Thomas Rest Haven in Coon Rapids. ST. ANTHONY REGIONAL HOSPITAL Births- Mr, and Mrs. Robert J. Evans, Westside, a daughter, Monday Mr. and Mrs. Wayne T. Chandlee, Carroll, a son, Monday Mr. and Mrs. Paul E. Sporrer, Dedham, a daughter, Monday Chiropractic Group Plans to Sue AMA DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — The International Chiropractic Association (ICA ) wants 23,000 chiropractors through the nation and 16 foreign countries to help build a $500,000 fund to sue the American Medical Association (AMA), ICA officials plan to sue the medical doctors' association for alleged restraint of trade and, or, competition. "The ICA is convinced that the AMA has for some time acted illegally to restrain trade and or competition through the encouragement of boycotting of chiropractic services," said a letter distributed to chiropractors by the ICA. Dr. J.F. McAndrews,executive director of the ICA, headquartered here, said Monday that the suit is not aimed at individual medical doctors or the medical profession, but against the AMA. Although Dr. McAndrews would not specify how an alleged boycott has been carried out by the AMA, he said part of the AMA Code of Ethics forbids members from cooperation with chiropractors. Code Charged With Trying to Bring Drug to Inmate FORT MADISON, Iowa (Ap> — Connie Stufflebeam, 21, Centerville, was arraigned in Magistrate Court here Monday on a' charge of attempting to bring drugs to an inmate. She was apprehended about noon by Iowa State Prison officials and arrested by agents of the Iowa Bureau of Criminal Investigation. (Continued From Page 1) murder, sexual abuse where the victim is seriously injured or is a child under 12, and kid- naping where the victim is seriously injured. "Serious injury' ' includes death. , Class B felony, 25 years in prison: Second degree murder, termination of a pregnancy without the pregnant person's consent during commission of a felony, murder of a fetus aborted alive, second degree sexual abuse, second degree kidnaping, first degree robbery, first degree arson, first degree burglary and child stealing. Class C felony, 10 years and $5,000 fine: Conspiracy to commit a forcible felony, voluntary manslaughter, attempted murder, assault while participating in a felony when serious injury results, willful injury, third degree sexual abuse, detention in a brothel, third degree kidnap- ing, 2nd ^degree robbery, second degree arson. Also, possession of explosive or incendiary materials, reckless risk of a catastrophe, second degree burglary, possession of burglar tools, theft of $5,000 or more, false use of a financial instrument, first degree criminal mischief, insurrection, abandoning a child, and public official accepting a bribe. Class D felony, five years and $1,000 fine: Conspiracy to commit a nonforcible felony, involuntary manslaughter, assault while participating in a felony, administering harmful substances, terrorism, going armed with intent, lascivious acts with a child, violating a custodial order, extortion. Also, making false reports to law officers, threats, theft after two prior theft convictions, theft of $500 to $5,000, second degree criminal mischief, falsifying public documents, escape, permitting or assisting a prisoner to escape, furnishing controlled substances, perjury, suborning perjury, felonious misconduct in off ice, bribery of public officials, jurors or employes, possession of offensive weapons, pandering, pimping, incest and nonsupport. x- Briefly Coup Seen Near BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Plans for a military coup to oust President Isabel Peron were reported complete today, and there was widespread expectation that the move would come soon. Some officers said key tank and marine units were in position for a takeover. The news agency Noticias Argentines reported troop movements in remote areas of northern and southwest Argentina. The Argentine fleet left its base at Belgrano for "operations." sources there said. The newspaper Clarin spoke of the "imminence of changes in the country." "Decisions are awaited in a climate of tension, said La Nacion. "The displacement of military personnel in the capital and interior zones is increasing the climate of expectation." Clear Way for Grading WASHINGTON (AP) —The Supreme Court has cleared the way for the use of a controversial new system for grading cuts of beef. The court Monday let stan4 a decision of the U.S. Circuit Court in St. Louis, which refused to issue an injunction to stop use of the new beef grading standards. The standards have been under review for about a year. The standards for beef went into effect on Feb. 23. They lowered the quality requirements for beef in the "choice" and "prime" grades. The standards were challenged by a coalition of consumer 'groups, labor unions and the independent Meat Packers Association. The standards, which basically would mean some leaner beef would qualify for "choice" and "prime" grades, have prompted some resistance from cattle feeders, who say they have lost money because of the changes. Prisoner Hangs Himself Traffic Deaths DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) The Iowa highway death count through midnight Monday as prepared by the Iowa Department of Public Safety: > This year to date—121 Last year to date—112 GLENWOOp, Iowa (AP) — A Nebraska man hanged himself in the Mills County jail here, Sheriff Merle Brown reports. Brown said Monday the dead man was Raymond Curttright, 35, Plattsmouth. The sheriff said Curttright MILD The Weather 1 IOWA FORECAST Partly cloudy tonight and Wednesday. Cooler northwest, warmer southeast tonight. Low 30s northwest,'40s southeast. Cooler Wednesday. High upper 50s to upper 60s. IOWA EXTENDED FORECAST • Thursday Through Saturday 'No p recipi ta tion, seasonably mild. Highs the 50s and 60s, lows the upper 30s to low 40s. The Weather in Carroll (Dally Temperatures Courtesy of Iowa Public Service Co.) Yesterday's high 55 Yesterday's low 25 At 7 a.m. today 39 At lOa.m,today 53 Weather A Year Ago- High temperature a year ago today in Carroll was 46 and the low, 35 degrees. apparently hanged himself with a piece of mattress cover. Brown said he found the body about 10:30 p.m. Sunday after a cellmate called out. Curttright was being held with three other persons on charges of conspiracy, to kidnap and attempted breaking and entering. Brown said the four were arrested late Wednesday in the Mills County town of Silver City after they allegedly tried to break into the home of Kenneth Carlson, senior vice president of the Mills County State Bank in Silver City. Carlson told authorities he heard voices outside his home saying that Carlson wasn't in the house, but that they would enter and wait for him. Carlson called the sheriff's office and the four were ar- v rested shortly after. Charged with Curttright were Jack L. Simms and Kenneth Jensen, both believed to be of Plattsmouth, and a 14-year-old boy. Warren Commission Hassle WASHINGTON (AP) -The W a r r e nCommission was wracked by a sharp internal dispute when it decided to omit from its final report any mention of a newspaper article that quoted Fidel Castro as threatening the lives of U.S. leaders. "We got into a serious hassle with it," Wesley J. Liebeler, a former commission staff member, said of the news article. A recent CIA memo cited the article as a promising lead that "must be considered of great significance" in examining the possibility that the assassination of President John F. Kennedy was the work of a foreign conspiracy. According to Liebeler, the news story was not mentioned in the commission's final report because there was no evidence that Lee Harvey Oswald had read it. Liebeler, now a law professor at UCLA, added that he personally was convinced that Oswald had read the story, since it appeared in a New Orleans newspaper at a time when Oswald, who was known as an avid newspaper reader, was living there. ' » , •., , -.\. Hearst Should Be Paroled SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The psychiatric expert who labeled Patricia Hearst "a queen of the Symbionese Liberation Army" says the young heiress should be granted probation after her bank robbery conviction. "I think she should get probation with time served, which should be about six months now," Dr. Joel Fort told The Associated Press. "I hope society would not be vindictive toward her... . She should be seen as a convicted bank robber who has no previous criminal record and is in her early 20s. Society should not practice overkill. . < "The maximum reasonable sentence should be five years-, which probably is less than two years actual time,'' he said in an interview Monday. Actress Released A.SPEN, Colo. (AP) — Singer-actress Claudine Longet faces an April 8 court appearance and a possible charge of criminally negligent homicide in the shooting death of ski star Vladimir "Spider" Sabich. Miss Longet was released on a $5,000 personal recognizance bond on Monday after a 22-minute court hearing on the death of Sabich, 31. He was killed Sunday evening when struck in the abdomen by a bullet fired from a handgun. Her eyes red from crying. Miss Longet, 34, was read her rights and left the courthouse in this Rocky Mountain ski resort town with singer Andy Williams, her former husband. Dist. Atty. Frank Tucker said Miss Longet and her three children had been living with Sabich for the past two years. She first met the skier in 1972, after she was separated from Williams. The entertainers were divorced last September. Problems for Russians WASHINGTON (AP) - An Egyptian order ousting the Russian navy from the port of Alexandria would cause the Russians problems in maintaining their diesel submarines in the Mediterranean, Pentagon officials say. U.S. intelligence sources expect Egyptian President Anwar Sadat to issue such an order in the wake of his repudiation last week of a treaty of friendship and cooperation with the Soviet Union. If such an order is issued, the sources said, the Russians probably will put pressure on friendly Arab countries such as Libya and Syria Jo allow their ports to be used for support of the Soviet Mediterranean fleet. In the past, Libya has resisted Soviet efforts to gain base rights, although Libya has drawn politically close to Russia and has bought large amounts of Soviet weapons. Syria is heavily dependent on Russia for grants of weapons and might be less able to fend off Russian pressure.

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