Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on April 23, 1976 · Page 1
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a place to grow Carroll Daily Times Herald Vol. 107 — No. 81 Carroll, Iowa, Friday, April 23, 1976 — Ten Pages Delivered by Carrier Kach Kvening for 60c Per Week 1C _ Single I3C Copy 'Waste Their Money'; Stays Out of Court Action Ford Chides 'Broke'Candidates -Staff Photo View History — Looking over a 1912 edition of the "Carroll County History" book is Phaene G. Hibbs, seated, of the Iowa American Revolution Bicentennial Commission (IARBC). Standing are county historical society president Mrs. Virgil (Mary) Baumhover, and County IARBC Chairman Paul De Shaw. Hibbs was instrumental in securing funds for the historical society. Both Hibbs and De Shaw spoke at the society's annual meeting Thursday night. Bids Accepted for N.H. Construction Bids for the construction of three or four cottages and the activity center for New Hope Village were received Thursday afternoon by members of the board. The apparent low bids received were: Petersen's Construction. Schleswig. general construction Issues Order to Limit Picketing DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A temporary injunction has been issued against striking rubber workers at the Firestone plant here to limit their picketing activities. Polk County District Court Judge Anthony Critelli issued the injunction Thursday at the request of company officials. It limits the union, United Rubber Workers Local 310, to four pickets at each plant gate. Among other things,'the court order also prohibits picketers from preventing Firestone employes or suppliers from entering or leaving the plant or threatening to injure persons or property. contract; Drees Plumbing and Heating, Inc., mechanical contract, and McCellan Electric, Denison, electric contract. The board received eight general contract bids, three mechanical bids, and two electrical contract bids. The board will meet next week to consider the bids and alternate building materials to determine the final contract decisions. Move Clocks Ahead Sunday Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday. Don't forget to move your clocks forward one hour Sunday for the six months of DST from 2 a.m. Sunday to 2 a.m. Oct. 31. If you get confused on which direction to move the hands, just remember the saying, "Spring ahead, fall back." COUNCIL TO MEET The Carroll City Council will meet in. special session Monday, April 26, at 5 p.m. in the council meeting room on the second floor of the Community Building. Plan to Form Carroll Community Chorus Plans for the formation of a Carroll Community, Chorus under the direction of Mrs. W. L. Chambers have been announced. The 'initial performance of the group'will be a Bicentennial concert to coincide with the Carroll Community Bicentennial Celebration. Tryouts for the chorus will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 27 and 28 at the First United Presbyterian Church from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Those interested in participating will be welcome between those hours and no preparation is necessary. The organizational committee for the chorus is composed of Dr. J. G. Donovan, Lou and Marianne Walsh, Mrs. Russell Wunschel, Donald (Skip) Raridon, H. L. Hudson, Don Peterson, Darrell Sunderman, John Norgaard, Mrs. Ronald Schechtman and Mrs. Patrick Moehn. By The Associated Press While seven presidential candidates pleaded with the Supreme Court to release matching federal funds that would free their campaigns from poverty, President Ford said other candidates are broke because they waste their money. Ford, who was to travel to Georgia today, campaigned in Indianapolis on Thursday night. He spoke of prosperous times and called his GOP challenger, Ronald Reagan, irresponsible for suggesting that the administration is considering recognition of North Vietnam. As Ford campaigned, his aides said they expected a close race Approve Funds for Complex Funding has been approved for a low-income elderly housing complex to be built here. The federal department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has given preliminary approval to Max McCord, a realtor from Indianola, to go ahead on the construction of a 75-unit complex. McCord will receive $213.840 in HUD funds to subsidize rent for the low-income elderly. Persons living there will pay from 15 to 25 per cent of their income for rent. The preliminary approval means the realtor has to meet certain standards before the funds are approved. There should be no problem with McCord. said Kent Hall, an aide in Congressman Tom Harkin's Ames office. The complex is planned to be built in the area at Eighth and Forest Streets, just north of Gibson's. Crime Bill Approved by House DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A massive recodification of state criminal laws was approved 66-28 by the Iowa House Thursday night despite statements by members that it still needs lots of work. The final vote came after seven weeks of intermittent House debate on the 427-page measure during which 512 amendments were considered and 276 were adopted. (Voting for the bill were Reps. C.W. Hutchins, D-Guthrie Center and Carroll Perkins, D-Jefferson. Voting against it were Reps. Frank Crabb, R-Denison, and Opal Miller, D-Rockwell City.) . One of its severest critics was Rep. Norman Jesse, D-Des Moines, chairman of the subcommittee which piloted the bill through the chamber. "I feel like I've been pregnant for seven years and gave birth to a magpie." said Jesse. But with all its against Reagan in Indiana and that they planned to spend $150,000 to win the state's May 4 primary. But Ford is one of the few candidates still solvent after a Supreme Court ruling ordering Congress to restructure the Federal Election Commission. The ruling led to a halt in the panel's disbursement of matching federal campaign funds to the presidential candidates. Reagan, who has been borrowing funds against the amount the FEC owes but is unable to pay his campaign, joined six Democrats in asking the Supreme Court to delay its order that stripped the commission of its power to disburse the funds. Ford has received the most private donations and has the largest amount of money coming from the FEC, but he did not join in the court action. In his last financial statement to the FEC, Ford showed he was the wealthiest of the candidates in political funds. A bill that would restore the FEC's power to pay the funds to candidates faces a threatened Ford veto, but White House spokesman Ron Nessen said Ford is not planning to delay the bill just to "starve out" Reagan. In an Indianapolis interview, Ford said his campaign was financially healthy because his committee "is spending our money in a responsible way." Of the financial plight of other candidates, who had counted heavily on the federal funds to match the small individual donations they gather, Ford said, "Some of the other candidates have either been wasting their money or spending it unwisely.'' Joining Reagan in filing the plea with the court were former Gov. Jimmy Carter of Georgia, Sen. Frank Church of Idaho, former Sen. Fred Harris of Oklahoma, Sen. Henry M. Jackson of Washington, Rep. Morris K. Udall of Arizona and Alabama Gov. George Wallace. In Indianapolis, Ford denied a Reagan charge that the administration is considering diplomatic recognition of North Vietnam. "It has no credibility at all,"he said. "There hasn't been a serious discussion by me or the secretary of state or anybody in authority in this administration that we were going to recognize Hanoi. We have been working with members of Congress to try and find a way to get our MIAs (missing in action) back. But under no circumstances do we contemplate recognizing North Vietnam. It's a totally fallacious allegation and I think it's again a case of irresponsibility. . .." However, Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger said March 26, "We are prepared in principle to normalize relations with Hanoi." On Trial- Stephen Soliah's defense seeks disclosure of information Patricia Hearst is reported to have given federal prosecutors concerning a 1975 SLA-linked bank robbery. Soliah, described as Miss Hearst's lover, is on trial in Sacramento for the $15.000 Crocker National Bank holdup in which a customer was killed. shortcomings, the bill shouldn't be allowed to die, Jesse said. He expressed hope that the Senate, which passed the bill last year, would deal with some of the difficulties or send it to a conference committee to iron them out. The last amendment adopted to the measure would lighten the sentence for possession of an ounce or less of marijuana. (Voting for the amendment were Reps. C.W. Hutchins, D-Guthrie Center, and Carroll House, See Page 2 Inside School Papers — Pages 7 and 10. Church notes — Page 7. Women's news — Page4. Editorials —PageS. Deaths, daily record, markets, late news — Page 2. Sports 67th relays best. Dodgers. Cubs win; ex-Palmer caddie takes lead, everything goes right for Rowe — Page 6. Rites for Pioneer at Audubon Tlmei Herald Newt Service AUDUBON — Funeral services for Miss Susie J. Musson. 93, a member of a pioneer family in Audubon County and Iowa, were held Friday in First Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Andrew J. Hofer officiating. She died in Friendship Home April 13. The organist was Mrs. Walter Davitt. Interment was in Arlington Heights Cemetery in Audubon. The honory pallbearers were A. A. Kruse. John F. McCort. Louis D. McLeran and Dr. H. K. Merselis. Active pallbearers were Milo Clemmensen, Richard Evans, Vincent Jensen. E. V. Magnussen. Lyle Monohan and John Parrott.. Susie J. Musson. the daughter of Thomas F. and Sarah Boone Musson. was born on Sept. 10. 1882 in Melville Township. Audubon County. Miss Musson was one of the pioneer people in Audubon County. Her father. Thomas Fellingham Musson. was born in England in 1833. He came to the U.S. in 1865. first to Chicago and then to Dallas County, Iowa. In 1840. in Salem. Indiana. Sarah Boone. a descendant of Daniel Boone and mother of Susie, was born. In 1849. at the age of nine. Sarah Boone came to Iowa with her parents. William and Susannah Boone. They came in a wagon train of six families and 25 head of cattle, settling on a section of land 15 miles west of Des Moines. The area became known as Booneville. in honor of Sarah's father. William Boone. The community still carries the name today. The families build log homes, which took about six weeks, during which time they lived in their wagons. Later, the cabins were replaced by typically early farm homes. Pioneer, See Page 2 Area Forecast Rain Friday night and Saturday with a chance of thunderstorms. Lows Friday night mid 40s. Cooler Saturday, highs in 50s. Rainfall chances 90 per cent Friday night. 80 per cent Saturday. First Bicentennial Pin Fred Deierling, left, and Fred Dolezal, right, present Carroll Mayor Ronald Schechtman Carroll County's first official Bicentennial pin. Carroll County and the City of Carroll were both named after Charles Carroll whose picture appears on the pin. Carroll County was organized Jan. 1. 1856 and named after Charles Carroll. one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. A group of Carroll retailers, believed to be from Carroll's home state of Maryland, petitioned the general assembly to use his name for their new territory. The City of Carroll was not platted until 1867. The official Bicentennial pin is on sale for 25 cents and can be purchased from the Carroll Chamber of Commerce. Deierling or Dolezal. 321 Carroll, Kuemper High Seniors to Receive Diplomas Diplomas will be presented to 321 seniors at commencement exercises at Carroll Community and Kuemper High Schools next month. Final exercises are scheduled at 8 p.m. May 18 at the public high school auditorium for 79 seniors. Kuemper will graduate 242 at 2:30 p.m. May 23 in the Kuemper auditorium. Preceding the commencements will be a round of activity that includes the following: Carroll Community — Baccalaureate exercises. 8 p.m. May 16 in the auditorium. Junior-senior prom 9 p.m. to midnight April 30 with a movie at the Carroll theater winding up the event. Senior awards are scheduled for May 13 but the time and place have not yet been set. Nor has the date been set for the annual senior "skip day." Kuemper High — Baccalaureate at the weekly student massat8:30a.m. Mav 19. Seniors will be dismissed immediately following. The junior-senor prom is scheduled for May 8. The awards assembly will be held at 8:30 a.m. May 12. Senior day will be celebrated May 3. with no school for that class. The following are candidates for diplomas: Carroll Community High School Barry S. Andersen, Linda May Axtell, Becky Sue Beidler, J. Richard Bell, Jane Mary Bernholtz, Russell A. Beyer, Rebecca Lynn Blincow, Patrick O. Carswell, Stephen M. Comito, Annica Marie Cronsell, Steven J. Day, Brenda Sue DeMey, Jerome M. Dentlinger, Kathy Jo Drees, Tim D. Dvorak, Brian J. Eifler, John M. Erickson, Steven T. Esbeck, Larry Lee Fowler, Dorothy Ann Frank, Timothy J. Gaffney, Rita Jean Cesell, Donald C. Golwitzer, John C. Grettenberg, Vickie Lynn Mary Haberl, Joyce Louise Halbur, Kevin Hale, Jerry Herman Hamers, Rachel Lois Harmening, James A. Hathcock, Doug L. Hook, Thomas H. Humlicek, Delane F. Hutcheson, John L. Irlbeck, Rick L. Jannlng, Jeanne Marie Johnson, Susan Marie Jones, Holly Ann Juergens, Bill Kean, Kathern T. Kennebeck, Louise Ann Knueven, Randy Landon, Dirk J. Lloyd, Lori Jean Lockhart, Brenda Jean Ludwig, Becky Sue McDonald, Seniors, See Page 2 Says 84 on Payroll Get As Much or More Than Governor Turner Brief Charges State Officials Are Underpaid By Harrison Weber (Iowa Dally Press Association) DES MOINES — Attorney General Richard C. Turner filed a "brief" with the Legislature Friday supporting his contention that a number of state officials, including himself, are underpaid. It's "mind-boggling," Turner told members of the appropriations committee, that 84 persons on the state payroll earn salaries as high or higher than the governor's $40,000; 720 as high or higher than the attorney general's $29,000 and 1,827 as high or higher than the $22,500 salaries of the other full-time elected state officers. This does not count city, county, school or federal salaries. Although Turner has^ been sharply criticized in the past by some lawmakers for his "lobbying" to get higher salaries, his latest eight-page effort would indicate that he is undaunted. While the letter cites a number of instances where Turner feels higher salaries are justified, he hits particularly hard at the present compensation for elected statewide officials, including his own office. "Everything considered," Turner stated, "the governor's salary should be increased to $48,000 or $50,000; the attorney general's to $38,000 or $40,000 and those of the other elected state officials (treasurer, auditor, and secretaries of state and agriculture) to $32,000 or $34,000. "If something substantial isn't done, the governor will soon rank 120th on the state payroll, the attorney general 1.200th and the other elected officials 4,200th." Turner, first elected attorney general in 1966, fifth in seniority among the attorneys general of the nation. Yet his pay rank is 36th. Every year nearly all appointed state public officers and employes receive merit or cost of living raises, or both, ranging from 6 to 8 per cent or more, Turner observed. This year, he added, will be no exception if a bill pending in the Legislature is approved. "All of these officers are appointed and none is subject to direct removal by voters who may prefer another candidate. Your elected state officials must wage a statewide campaign to hold their offices. Beyond that they have substantial expenses. .. As attorney general, Turner said he has been involved in some of the most important litigation the state has ever had. He cited the Younkers case, involving usury; price-fixing cases; reapportionment: and the gambling, rock festival and massage parlor cases. "My office has recovered or saved millions of dollars for the people of Iowa through our consumer protection and land fraud division and in anti-trust cases involving many products from asphalt to tetracycline. . . "We have successfully prosecuted many murder, rape and other felony cases. "Although there are 4.000 Iowa lawyers, our 69 attorneys argue half of all the cases heard by our Iowa Supreme Court. "Though you may disagree with many of my actions," he told legislators, "they have far-reaching consequences to our citizens. The office, not the man who fills it. should be your prime consideration. The salary of the attorney general should be adequate for the responsibilities of the office, regardless of who serves in it. and it should be sufficient to attract experienced and competent lawyers regardless of politics." Legislators received $2.500 pay raises to $8.000 and a $5 raise to $20 per day for Turner, See Page 2 Prehearing Set in Power Squabble A prehearing conference has been scheduled by the Iowa State Commerce Commission for 10 a.m. Monday, May 24 in Hearing Room A at the commission offices in Des Moines on a complaint by the Board of Trustees of the Manning Municipal Light Plant against the South Crawford Rural Electric Co-Operative. The Manning trustees allege that the REC has no franchise from the City of Manning and is "unlawfully providing electric service to a farm, mobile home and dwelling house within the corporate limits of Manning." The Crawford County co-op contends that it has served the farm since 1947, the mobile home since 1973 and the house since July, 1975. The structures are adjacent and the REC says its line is about 1,100 feet closer to them than the nearest line of the Manning municipal plant. The Manning trustees say that the area in question was annexed by Manning in 1920. The ICC says two questions are to be resolved under one section of the law: "Which utility has the closest adequate facilities to provide service to the three customers, and is it in the public interest for a utility to provide service with the closest adequate facilities to serve the customers?" Also to be considered, the ICC says, is the preference of the customer. The order scheduling the conference said "it is in the public interest that an expeditious procedure be established for the determination of this matter. A pre-hearing conference should be scheduled at which the parties should be prepared to formulate issues to dispute, consider simplifications of such issues and consider stipulations or admissions to avoid unnecessary proof."

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