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Iowa a pax to grcwr Carroll Daily Times Herald Vol. 101—No. 280 Return Postage Guaranteed Carroll, Iowa, 51401, Friday, November 27, 1970—Twelve Pages Evening for 50 Cent* Per Week 10c Copy Iowans' European Trade Trip Beginning to Get Results By CAROL KING (Associated Press Writer) lowans will be invading the European marketplace more in the future, predicts the director of the Iowa Development Commission. Director Chad Wymer said that if the. present trend continues Gov. Robert Ray's estimate of $70 million in European sales over three to four years resulting from an Iowa trade mission would be conservative. Wymer said some of the 19 companies represented on the commission - sponsored trip to Europe five months ago are begining. to get results and the prospect for future business for some companies is terrific. The businessmen toured England, Denmark, Belgium, Holland and Germany to drum up business for their, firms and the state. For several companies the trip was their first exposure to the European market while others had been doing business there for a few years. Wymer noted that the firms went on the mission for various reasons, some to sell their products directly, others to set up distributorships, some to check on the European operations they already had and some merely to gather information. H. S. Palmer, president of Productive Acres Manufacturing Co. in Oskaloosa, said his company has been doing business in Europe for 10 years with representatives. He said he went on the trip to check his operations and to encourage the people he already had working here. "I'm getting more business than I can handle right now/' Donald L. Brackett, president of Mahaska Industries in Oskaloosa, said of the trip to Europe. Brackett, whose company makes automatic control hog feeding facilities, said he got a good reception in Europe, especially in Belgium, and has received some 50 inquiries about his product so far. He noted European countries are ripe for labor-saving products which his company offers because, with the scarcity of land and market pressure, the Common Market farmer must become more efficient. Brackett said he had no doubt Mahaska would be entering the European market. He said business volume increased some 25 per cent in the last two months and the facilities are being expanded to keep up with the demand. Wayne F. Fox, a partner in triple "F" Feeds says some type of distributorship for his company's products probably will be set up in Great Britain by the end of the year. He said the trip was the Des Moines company's first dealings in Europe and the market potential looks great. Eventually 25 per cent of the firms' business might be in Western Europe, Fox added. So far no shipments have been made because the feed c o m p a n y has been besieged with so many requests to represent the firm in Europe that it is difficult to select the right people, Fox said. Fox noted that the purpose of his trip was merely an "exploratory mission," and he didn't realize the possibilities until he saw the market for himself. Orders and reorders have been placed with Geode Industries of New London, said the firm's manager E. E. Smith. He said his company is now filling six times the number of orders it had in June for its vibrating tumbling machine, used for polishing gems. The company has been doing a limited amount of business in Europe for six years, but the volume of overseas business has doubled since the trip, he said. Smith said until the trip he had no idea there was a potential market for company products in Scandinavia. "Now we have two dealers in Copenhagen, as well as a distributor in Great Britain," he said. "Another trip is needed to produce results for Shaver Manufacturing Co," said John DeVries, vice president. He pointed out sales in a new market do not always come overnight and the company is trying to set up a distributorship. DeVries complained that there wasn't enough time to do business. He said the trade mission gave the members possibly an hour with each appointment. He added if he went back, he would get away from the large cities and closer to the people who would be interested in his prod­ uct. Contacts were the most important result for John R. Fiz- gibbon, president of Iowa - Des Moines National Bank. He said he didn't go with the idea of opening new accounts, but if the need arises, the bank is in a better position to serve both Iowa and European firms because of the trip. Fitzgibbon said there is a need for trade missions, but added that manufacturers could accomplish the same things more economically without a trade mission because the U.S. Commerce Department can help businessmen. The three week trip cost each businessman $1,737, plus an additional $1,535 if wives went along. Fox said he realized he could have made the trip by himself for $400 or $500 less but felt he had the opportunity to talk to people who wouldn't have bothered to see him if he had gone over on his own. "The trip was an excellent opportunity for a small company that doesn't have an export department," Vern R. Iserman, president of United Equipment Accessories of Waverly, said, "A trade mission opens doors and opportunities that would never be available otherwise," Brackett said. He added, "If anyone goes on a trade mission with the idea it will create sales and make instant profits, he will be disappointed. Nobody can give you an opportunity and make it profitable; you have to make something of it." Hoover Reveals a Plot to Cut Power, Kidnap High Official By JOHN CHADWICK (Associated Press Writer) WASHINGTON (AP) - An East Coast anarchist group led by two imprisoned Roman Catholic priests plotted to blow up underground power lines of the nation's capital and to kidnap as hostage a high federal official, FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover disclosed today. The purpose, Hoover told a Senate Appripriations subcommittee, is to "disrupt federal government operations" and to use the kidnaping as a lever to demand an end to U.S. bombing operations in Southeast Asia and the release of all political prisoners. The principal leaders of the plot, Hoover said, "are Philip and Daniel Berrigan, Catholic priests who currently are incarcerated in the Federal Correc­ tional Institution at Danbury, Conn., for their participaion in destruction of Selecive Service records in Baltimore, Md., in 1968. Hoover said a White House staff member's name had been mentioned as possible victim of the kidnap plot. Hoover cited the alleged plot of the anarchist group as an example of the increased willingness among extremists groups "to employ any type of terrorist tactics." He said the group is known as the "East Coast Conspiracy to Save Lives"" and has described itself as being composed of Catholic priests and nuns, teachers and former students "who have, manifested opposition to the war in Vietnam by acts of violence against government agencies and private corporations engaged in work relat­ ing to U.S. participation in the Vietnam conflict." Hoover also said increasing ties between Arab terrorists and the Black Panters "raise the ominous possibility that militants may seek to ape Arab tactics, including airplane hijackings, to gain release of jailed Panther members" such as Bobby Seale. Hoover said the Panthers have "substantial connections with hostile foreign elements, notably the Communist regime in North Korea and Arab terrorists in Algeria." He added Arab guerrillas reportedly are heavily subsidizing the Panthers and testified a new "international office" of the Black Panther Party was opened in Algiers in September under the leadership of Eldridge Cleaver, whom he described as a Black Panther fugitive. Hoover said the "incipient plot" of the so-called East Coast Conspiracy to Save Lives had recently come to light and an intensive investigation now is being conducted by FBI agents. Hoover, making one of his rare appearances at the Capitol, asked the subcommittee for a supplemental appropriation of $14,150,000 to provide for an additional 1,000 FBI agents and 702 more clerks for field operations. Hoover testified that all court-approved telephone and microphone surveillances being operated by the FBI under legislation passed by Congress in 1968 are in connection with organized crime. He said that, as of Nov. 16, the FBI was operating 21 telephone surveillances based on nine court orders and nine more telephone taps were awaiting in- Ronald Eich Joins Carroll Law Concern .. Ronald Eich has joined the law firm of Wunschel and Schechtman with offices located at 805 N. Main Street in Carroll. Mr. Eich, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Eich of Route 3, Carroll, is a 1960 graduate of Kuemper High School and received B.A. and B.S. Degrees from Creighton University in Omaha in 1964. After his graduation, he worked for Cargill, Inc., in the commodities division for three years, stationed in Omaha and Chicago. He returned to Creighton and graduated from law school in 1970. At Creighton, Mr. Eich was president of the Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity and was a Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Institute scholarship winner. Mr. Eich was married on June 19, 1965 to the former Janice Klocke, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Klocke of Templeton. Mrs. Eich is a graduate of St. Catherine School of Nursing in Omaha. The Eichs have three children, Patrick, 4, Michelle, 3, and Jill, 1. Sweet Named for Coaches Hall of Fame AMES (AP) — Five Iowa high school football coaches have been selected for the coaches hall of fame by the Iowa Football Coaches Association, it was learned Friday. New members are Harold Sweet, Dubuque; Galen Thomas, Dubuque; Dale Hackett, Farragut; Ray Byrnes, Jefferson; and Bill Barnard, Cedar Rapids. (Sweet is a former Carroll High coach.) Their selection was based on past won-loss records. The new members will be honored Dec.6 at the Football Coaches' all- f le banquet. Iowa Athletic Di- lector Chalmers (Bump) Elliott will be the featured speaker. —Paige & raige fnoiu Ronald Eich Area Forecast (More Weather on Page 2) Partly cloudy through Saturday, with chance of light snow developing Friday evening and ending Friday night. Generally a little colder Friday night, otherwise little change in temperature. Lows Friday night 5 northwest to teens southeast, highs Saturday in the 20s. 3 Women Honored for Four-H Service Three Carroll County women received special recognition in the form of Meritorious Service Awards at the annual Carroll County 4-H meeting and awards night Wednesday at Carroll High School auditorium. Receiving the special awards were Mrs. Lorenz Ahrendsen, who has served the last 19 years as an organizational leader; Mrs. Paul Venner, who has served as leader and committee member for the past 17 years; and Mrs. Virgil Genzen, who has served as a leader for the past 22 years. The women have served well over 400 girls as members of their clubs and their clubs have produced over 21 county officers. Their children have been active in 4-H, with at least six serving as county officers. Over 60 awards were presented to 4-H members for outstanding achievement in various —Staff Photo Receiving special recogni- tipn at the 4-H awards night and annual meeting Wednesday were, from left: Mrs. Lorenz Ahrendsen, Mrs. Virgil Genzen and Mrs. Paul Venner. For their outstanding service to the 4-H as leaders and committee members, these women received the Meritorious Service Award. Receive Awards areas. Lawrence Wittry, president of the Carroll County Farm Bureau, presented awards to over 50 girls who had blue ribbon record books. Other awards were presented by Mrs. Amos Kusel, Clair Snyder, Mike Seidl and W. R. Millender, extension youth director. At the close of the meeting, the recently elected county 4-H officers were installed by the 1970 officers. New officers are Myron Heithof and Sharon Hacker, presidents; Jim Venner and Sharon Onken, vice-presidents; Craig Schrad and Janet Starman, secretaries; and Art Behrens and Donna Venner, historians. Boys Blue Ribbon Record Book awards, sponsored by the Glidden REC, were presented to 74 boys as ollows: Wheatland Korn Huskers — David Becker, Julie Huisenga, Larry Becker, LeRoy Von Glan, Donnie Huisenga. Willey Rockets — Jim Halbur, Joe Halbur, Mike Halbur, Marty Halbur, Myron Heithoff. Richland Hot Shots — Lynn Stork, Brian Rohrbeck, Mark Conner. Manning Win-or-Grin — Dale Rohe, David Wiese, Dale Hinners, Mark Jensen, Jay Mohr, Curtis Struve, Jim Mohr, Jeff Wanninger, Awards .... See Page 4 stallation. I An additional 35 telephoi P surveillances and one micro-] phone surveillance have be< proposed to the attorney general and are awaiting clearance, 1 said. Hoover said information ob tained from such installatioi have enabled the FBI to make more than 200 arrests in the last 11 months, including some of the nation's top mobsters. And, Hoover noted that, since interstate gambling networks are so closely intertwined, "an electronic installation on one operator leads to probable cause for court approval of countless others." With respect to the antibomb- ing provisions of the organized crime control act, Hoover said it was not the intent of Congress to displace state and local jurisdictions, but he said the FBI can be called in to investigate campus bombings involving colleges receiving federal financial aid. He said experience shows that investigation of a major bombing requires the full-time services of 50 FBI agents for about 60 days. "If we were required to investigate all bombings and attempted bombings," Hoover said, "these investigations could require the full-time services of Plot .... See Page 4 Morton Mum on Nomination LONDON (AP) — Republican National Chairman Rogers C. B. Morton declined to make any statement today on his nomination by President Nixon to succeed Walter Hickel, who was fired as secretary of the interior by the President Wednesday. Morton arrived here Wednesday on Republican National Committee business, but later checked out of his London hotel and went into seclusion. He conferred briefly with U.S. Ambassador Walter Annenberg today, and a U.S. Embassy spokesman said afterward that the secretary-designate did not intend to make any statement on any subject because his appointment has yet to be confirmed by the Senate. Swiss Convict Arms Maker, Five Officials LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Dr. Dieter Buehrle, multimillionaire head of Switzerland's largest arms making company, and five of his company's officials were convicted by the Supreme Court today of illegally exporting large quantities of war material to international crisis spots. The biggest shipments went to South Africa, Israel and Egypt. The 49-year-old Buehrle, sometimes dubbed the "Swiss Krupp," was sentenced to a suspended term of eight months in prison, and a fine of $4,000. Gabriel Lebedinsky, 56, chief of the arms sales division and a personal friend of Buehrle, received an 18-month sentence. The four others, also employed by Werkzeugmas- chinenfabrik Oerlikon Buehrle A.G., Zurich, drew terms ranging from 16 months to a suspended three-week sentence. Presiding Judge Emil Schmid said the case had done harm to the international reputation of neutral Swizerland and also had "bad effects" domestically. But he said there was no proof Arms .... See Page 4 New X-Ray Unit SJiown —Staff Phot» Howard Johnson, R.T., demonstrates St. Anthony Hospital's new portable X-ray unit to Mrs. Claire Pudenz, R.T. The new unit is more powerful and will produce better quality films. Pope Carries on, Undaunted by Attempted Assassination MANILA (AP) - Pope Paul VI, undaunted by a Bolivian painter's attempt to stab him, carried out his program in Manila today as if nothing had happened. Civic authorities said a million Filipinos thronged the streets to watch the Pope drive to Manila Cathedral, where he held a mass. Later, the Pope received foreign diplomats at the nunoiary where he is staying, and had dinner with President Ferdinand E. Marcos. Police said the painter, in priest's robes, carried a foot- long knife hidden under a golden crucifix when he approached the Pope. The 73-year-old pontiff, on the third stop of an eight-nation tour of Asia and the Pacific, had just stepped off his chartered jetliner in Manila Friday when a man in clerical garb lunged out of a crowd of 3,000 'and tried to stab the pontiff with a long curved knife he had concealed beneath a golden crucifix. Police and dignitaries around the Pope stopped the man and threw him to the ground. The assailant managed to hit the SHOPPING DAYS TILL CHRISTMAS J pontiff on the chest as the knife went astray, but the Pope was no hurt. The attacker was bleeding from the head as police carried him away. Officers identified the attacker as Benjamin Mendoza y Amor, 35, a surrealistic painter from La Paz, Bolivia. They said he was a "religious fanatic." Vatican officials traveling with the Pope issued a statement today that said: "It has been found without any doubt that a certain man, Benjamin Mendoza y Amor, of Bolivian naionahty, dressed in clerical attire, approached the person of His Holiness with marked violence. "Showing a crucifix in his hand, when he was near His Holiness, he pulled out a dagger and attempted to stab His Holiness. But he was immediately stopped by the security men surrounding the Pope. "The Holy Father was not aware of what was going on, and he continued to greet the rest of the guests with a smile." Stephen Cardinal Kim of South'Korea, who was at the Pope's elbow during the attack. came away with blood smeared on his White cassock. He said later that he had not been cut by the attacker's knife and had no idea how the blood got there. Eyewitnesses said the bloodstains might have come from the wounds inflicted on the at-, tacker by police. The Pope had just been greeted by Philippine President Ferdinand E. Marcos and was walking a red carpet toward a dignitary who had knelt to kiss his ring when the attacker lunged. There were conflicting reports' over who stopped the attack. Marcos' chief security officer, Col. Fabian Ver, said Marcos "parried the man" and pushed him back, where security police pounced on him. Bishop Juan V e I a s c o, in charge of press relations for the Manila archdiocese, who was about four feet away, disagreed. He said a missionary, Msgr. Anthony Galvin of Borneo, Malaysia, blocked the attacker and hurled him to the ground. After police subdued the at Pope .... See Page 11 Santa to Arrive in Carroll on Saturday Santa Claus will make his official arrival in Carroll at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, according to William Hammen, Chamber of Commerce Christmas Promotion Chairman. At that time he will enter downtown Carroll aboard one of the Carroll fire trucks. The route of his entry will begin at City Hall and go west on Fifth Street to Main, north on Main to Seventh, west on Seventh to Adams, south on Adams to Fifth where Santa's house is located in the parking lot. Upon his arrival at his headquarters, Santa will talk with the children and pass out candy treats until 3 p.m. Santa will transfer his headquarters to his mobile trailer office which will be moved in from the North Pole to the corner of Fifth and Adams next week. His trailer office will be in regular operation starting Friday, Dec. 4, and running through Wednesday, Dec. 23. Evening hours will be 6:30-8:30 p.m. on week nights and Saturday afternoon hours will be 1-3 p.m. There will be no operation of the Santa trailer on Sundays.

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