Wisconsin State Journal from Madison, Wisconsin on October 4, 1978 · 36
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Wisconsin State Journal from Madison, Wisconsin · 36

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5AGE 8, SECTION 13 WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1978 NASA gefs $1 2,000 back for Venus-bound diamond f i Rescue swim Mike Robinson, (above, left) a Chicago city employee, frantically swims toward William E. King, 33, of Akron, Ohio, who had jumped into the Chicago River on Tuesday. Robinson, en route to work Tues -MS" V'frW'iwww mmm Robinson bangs onto pilings and King after making Tucson Teachers Ej Associated Press t A county judge refused to issue a temporary restraining order against striking teachers in Tucson, Ariz., on Tuesday, but set a new hearing on the issue for Thursday. ; The order was sought by the Tucson school district after teachers struck on Monday. Classes began Tuesday, and about 800 teachers were hired to fill in for strikers. About a third of the system's 2,700 teachers crossed picket lines. Elsewhere in the nation, protests continued in at least four other states Elizabeth Cranley ' The Wisconsin State Journal salutes: Elizabeth Cranley, 13, of 3826 Council Crest, Madison, has delivered 65 daily and Sunday State Journals for the past two years. She is the daughter of Edward and Mecca Cranley. Elizabeth enjoys playing soft-ball and swimming and hopes to be- come a doctor. JtT ... CJ J and the District of Columbia with a court limiting picketing by some striking teachers, other instructors facing . possible back-to-work orders, and, at one Connecticut college campus, students protesting a teachers' strike. In Ohio, where employees of at least one school district have been on strike since classes began this school year, teachers in Whitehall, a Columbus- suburb, were ordered to limit picketing after a strike began Monday. No bargaining sessions have been scheduled. Other strikes continued throughout Ohio, and in Cleveland, six unions NEWSCARRIER SALUTE day morning came upon a crowd watching the man float in the river, and dove in to rescue him. King was in guarded condition at a Chicago hospital late Tuesday. AP Wirephotos rescue in Chicago River. still out representing 10,000 school employees were voting on the school board's latest pay offer. v Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Judge Harry A. Hanna told the workers to finish voting by Wednesday afternoon. On Monday, Hanna threatened to order the workers back to their jobs on Thursday whether or not they accepted the latest offer. Employees in Cleveland, the state's largest school district, have been on strike for 27 days in a pay dispute with the school board, which needed an emergency state loan to , open classes this fall. The Massachusetts Labor Relations Commission said on Tuesday that it plans to ask a court on Wednesday to order the Fall River Educators Association to begin paying a $20,000 daily fine while a teachers strike continues. The fine was imposed on Sept. 21, but Labor Relations Commissioner Gary Wooters said the commission would not expect to receive past-due fines until later. On Sept. 11, Fall River teachers began a strike, halting classes for more than 14,000 students. Last Friday, the teachers turned down a proposed three-year contract that in-, eluded a 15.2 percent pay boost by the end of the pact. And in Connecticut, University of Bridgeport students protesting a two-week-long faculty strike dug a grave in front of the college's administration building for their "strangled" education. Classes for the school's 8,000 students, were suspended indefinitely on Tuesday, after the faculty rejected a proposed contract. No new negotiations have been scheduled. s Also on Tuesday: Classes in Tacoma, Wash., where teachers have beei linking for four weeks despite an order telling them to go to work, got off to a rocky start. More than 7,000 students stayed home, and school officials said more than 300 substitute teachers were called in., An agreement between the Washington, D.C., teachers union and the city's school board averted a threatened strike by most of the city's public school teachers. The strike had been set for this morning. - Classes for 14,000 students in Cor-vallis and Douglas, Ore., were called off after teacher representatives walked out of an all-night bargaining session. - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. (UPI) -The space agency will get a $12,000 refund for the duty it paid on an imported Dutch diamond because the agency exported it aboard a Pioneer spacecraft now rocketing toward Venus. ' According to the customs law, duty on an import ca be returned if the item becomes a component of something shipped out of the country. In NASA's case, its $30,000, quarter-sized jewel was shipped out Aug. 8 in the Venus 2 multiprobe spacecraft designed to collect data about the planet's clouds and atmosphere. A team of University of Wisconsin-Madison scientists, including Prof. Verner Suomi, Evan Richards, Lawrence Sromovsky and Henry Rever-comb, participated in launching the spacecraft. The gem serves as the "porthole" through which six radiometer detectors can send out infrared beams used in the measurement process, said NASA spokesman Peter Waller. By Nov. 20, the Pioneer-Venus spacecraft will split into five smaller crafts. Nineteen days later, the five probes are expected to enter the Venutian atmosphere, take measurements and disintegrate en route to the surface. Scientists at NASA's Ames Research Center designed a diamond window aboard one of the probes called Sounder because no other stone or glass can withstand the heat and pressure of the cloud surrounding CUNA vice president Mildred Harker dies Mildred E. Harker, 51, of 325 S. Yellowstone Drive, a vice-president of the CUNA Mutual Insurance Society of Madison, died Monday in a Madison hospital. Miss Harker was a Wisconsin native and attended the' University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is survived by four brothers. Death notices Arndt, Walter W. EL ROY Mr. Walter W. Arndt, age 93, passed away Sunday, October 1, 1978, at an Elroy nursing home. He Is survived by a son, Gervase of Framingham, Mass.; two daughter, Mrs. H. (Garnet) Clark of Melvindale, Mich., and Mrs. Everett (Marlene) Schulte of Rocks Springs, Wl; 12 grandchildren; and three great grandchildren. Funeral Services will be held at the GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH on Thursday, October 5, 1978, at 10 a.m. Reverend David L. Mc Roberts will officiate. Interment is in Elroy Cemetery. Friends may call at the ZENNER FUNERAL HOME - on Wednesday, October 4, after 3 p.m. Memorials preferred to the Methodist church. Buck, Walter W. RACINEMADISON, Wl. Mr. Walter W. Buck age 95 died Monday, October 2, 1978 in Racine, Wl. He was born in Maple, MN. on Nov. 22, 1882 son of Alfred 8. Josephine (Simmons) Buck. He married Mabel Wallace in 1910 in Genoa, IL. Mr. Buck farmed for many years in Genoa, IL. and worked at the Farmers State Bank in Genoa for many years before retiring to Madison, Wl. Survivors inclvde a son. Dale of Burlington, Wl.; nine grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren'. He was preceded In death bv a son, a daughter, two sisters, two brothers. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday at the COOPER SULLIVAN FUNERAL HOME In Genoa, IL. Burial will follow In Ney Cemetery in rural Genoa. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home Thursday evening. Clapper, Laura A. LACROSSE Laura A. Clapper, wife of Daniel J. Clapper, age 85, of Zephyer Hills, Florida, died Sunday, October 1, 1978. She was born August 10, 1893, In Cobb, Wisconsin, to Peter and Ann Schutte. She was a graduate of Valley City College of Valley City, North Dakota, and taught in schdbls there and in Cobb, Wisconsin. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Orvllle (Betty) Hicks of taCrosse; a son, James W. Thompson of Bartlett, Illinois; a sister, Mrs. Mabel Harpold of Downers Grove, Illinois; four grandchildren; and two great grandchildren. She was preceded In death by her first husband, Oliver Thompson in 1932 and by two"slsters and two brothers. The Lacrosse Chapter No. 22 Order of Eastern Star will taid memorial services at 8pm. Wednesday, at the DICKINSON FUNERAL HOME'S JACKSON STREET CHAPEL. Graveside services will be held Thursday at 3 p.m. at the Cobb Cemetery, Cobb, Wisconsin. Fields, Everett A. (Peanuts) JANESVILLEMADISON Everett A. (Peanuts) Fields, age 72, of 625 Cornelia St. In Janesville, died on Tuesday, October 3, 1978 in a Madison hospital. He was born September 20, 1906 In Marquette, Iowa. Mr. Fields was a conductor for the Milwaukee Railroad, retiring In 1971. He and his wife, the former Olive Durr, celebrated their 50th anniversary on November 15, 1977. He was a member of the Methodist Church and the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen of which he was a former secretary. Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Mrs. David (Shirley) Haase of .Genoa City, Wl. and Mrs. Herbert (Dolly) Stanford of Madison; two sons, Gary of Morton, Illinois and Terry of Waunakee; 13 grandchildren and two great-grandsons; and one brother, Harold of McGregor, Iowa. He was preceded in death by his parents William and Anna Fields and a brother Raymond. Funeral services will be held at the GUNDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 5203 Monono Dr. at 1:30p.nv on Friday, October 6 with the Reverend Edwin Foster officiating. Burial will be In Roselawn Memorial Park. Friends . may call from 6 to 9p.m. on Thursday evening at the funeral home. Gonstead, Clarence S. MT. HOREB Clarence S. Gonstead, age 80, nationally-known doctor of chlropractics died in a Madison hospital on Monday, October 2, 1978. Dr. Gonstead was born July 24, 1898, at Willow Lake, South Dakota. He was married to the former Elvira Melster on February 14, 1924. He Is survived by his wife, Elvira; three brothers, Eloid H. Gonstead of Beloit, Arthur D. Gonstead of Venus, Florida and Dr. Merton J. Gonstead of Belolt; and a sister, Mrs. Venus and still let through infrared wavelengths. Waller said. , Eventually, the diamond will end up on the sizzling planet crust where the temperature approaches 900 degrees Fahrenheit. ' That takes care of the $12,000 import duty, but Waller said NASA is still stuck with a second diamond that was Grain elevator blast kills 2 SAVAGE, Minn. (AP) A grain elevator exploded Tuesday, killing at least two persons, shooting rubble 200 feet away and sparking a fire 160 feet up the shaft, police said. One person was missing. Two were hospitalized in serious condition. Ed Moline, director of the state Agriculture Department's grain inspection agency, said two state employees were taking samples at the Port Bunge elevator as grain was being loaded onto a barge when the explosion occurred. . , The 9 million-bushel elevator on the Minnesota River, 30 miles south of Minneapolis, is owned by the Bunge Corp., a grain merchandising company. One of the injured, identified as state grain sampler Mike Alexander, Khalid satisfactory after surgery CLEVELAND (UPI) - Saudi Arabian King Khalid was in satisfactory . condition at the Cleveland Clinic Tuesday evening following open heart surgery earlier in the day. Khalid, who has a history of heart trouble, underwent a "double coronary bypass operation," performed by Dr. Floyd D. Loop, head of the Clinic's Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, a clinic spokesman said. The operation necessitates the use of a heart-lung machine so the heart carl be stopped for the procedure Today's death notice index Arndt, Walter W. Elroy Buck, Walter W. RacineMadison Gapper, Laura A. LaCrosse Fields, Everett A. (Peanuts) Janesville Gonstead, Clarence S. Mount Horeb 4 Haffner, Sacia Joy Mount HorebMadison Harker, Miss Mildred E. MadisonPlatteville . Klusmeier, Ralph C Monona . Knudson, Wallace M. Mount Boreb : McDonald, Edward L. Madison Nuland, Mrs. Synneva Deerfield Torgersen, Alma Stoughton Death notices 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Weekdays 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, open Sunday 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Grace A. Sanven, Cottage Grove. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, October 5, at THE MT. HOREB EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH. Reverend Bill Redman will officiate. Interment will be in Mt. Horeb Cemetery. Friends may call after 3 p.m. on Wednesday at THE ELLESTAD FUNERAL HOME, Mt. Horeb. Memorials will be appreciated for the Colleges of Chlropractics. Haffner, Sacia Joy MT. HOREBMADISON Sacia Joy Haffner, age 4, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Gary L. Haffner of Route 1, Colby Rd. Mt. Horeb died unexpectedly in a Madison hospital on Tuesday October 3, 1978. She was born December 7, 1973 in Madison and attended Glendale School.. In addition to her parents survivors Include her brother Seth Thomas at home; 'paternal grandparents,-Mr. 8 Mrs. Owen W. Haffner of 4410 Onaway Pass; paternar great-grandmother Mrs. Emma Grau of Madison; two aunts, Terry Lee Haffner and Joleen Nelson. Funeral services will be held at ST. RAPHAEL'S CATHEDRAL, 222 W. Main St. at 10:3Oa.m. on Thursday, October 5, with Father Douglas L. Dushack officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Park. Friends may call at the RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 2418 N. Sherman Ave. from 7 to 9p.m. on Wednesday October 4 where a Scripture Service will be recited at 7:30p.m. Harker, Miss Mildred E. MADISONPLATTEVILLE Miss Mildred E. Harker, age 51, of 325 S. Yellowstone Drive, Madison, passed away on Monday, October 2, 1978 at the Madison Methodist Hospital. She was born on October 18, 1926 the daughter of . Alvln and Maude Riege Harker. Miss Harker was a former . Platteville resident. She was a vice-president at the Cuna Mutual Insurance Society of Madison. She was a graduate of the Plateville High ' School and had previously attended the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Survivors Include four brothers, Robert Harker of Madison, George Harker of Plateville, Richard Harker of Babbit, Minnesota, and Wendell (Pete) Harker of Verona; aunts and uncles; as well as nieces and nephews. Memorial services will be held on Friday, October 6, 1978 at 1 :30 p.m. at the THOMAS-BON I N-SOMAN FUNERAL HOME in Platteville, with the Reverend K.E. Whitney, associate pastor of the Platteville United Methodist Church officiating. The cremains will be interred at the Big Patch Cemetery, rural Platteville, at a later dote. There will be no visitation. Klusmeter, Ralph C. MONONA Mr. Ralph C. Klusmeler, Age 65, of 5308 Harold Avenue, passed away on Monday, October 2, 1978 at a local hospital. He was born on July 4, 1913 at LaGrange, Missouri. He had been a Madison resident for over 30 years. He was an office manager for the Bancroft Dairy for a number of years, and more recently worked for the Dane County Dairy, retiring a short time ago. He was an army veieron of WWII. Survivors include, his wife, Dorothy (Eberhart); his mother, Mrs. Rose Klusmeler; and a sister, Mrs. Elaine Leslie both of New Ulm, Minnesota; and three nephews. Funeral services will be held at the GUNDERSON FUNERAL HOME, 5203 Monona Dr., at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 4. The Reverend Andrea DeGroot-Nesdahl will officiate. Burial Is In Sunset Memory Gardens. Friends may call after 12:30 p.m., on Wednesday at the Funerol Home. Knudson, Wallace M. MT. HOREB Wallace Knudson, age 67, died In a traffic accident near Blue Mounds on Tuesday, October 3, 1978. Mr. Knudson was born In Prairie purchased and installed as an identical spacecraft window. "In case you have leaks, you can't start making another window a month before the launch," Waller explained. What will happen to the other diamond and NASA's $42,000 investment? "That's a good question," Waller said. crawled away from the rubble and the fire that was triggered by the explosion, Moline said. Alexander and another, person ' were hospitalized in serious condition in Shakopee after the 1:30 p.m. blast. One body was removed about 5 p.m. Rescue workers were digging through the rubble when the second body was found. ' The explosion hurled debris as far as 200 feet. Almost instantly, fire broke out at the top of the elevator shaft. Fire Chief Mark Bohn said fire-fighting efforts were hampered because of the height of the fire and the . lack of sufficient water. He also warned of other explosions from dust in me aajacem elevators, me fire was extinguished by late afternoon. which involves taking veins from the leg or chest and grafting them from the aorta the major artery supplying oxygen-rich blood to the heart to coronary arteries beyond where they are blocked. ' Khalid was originally scheduled for surgery last Saturday but on Monday, Saudi Arabian Ambassador to the United States Ali Alireza said Khalid had not been able to complete an exhaustive series of cardiac tests until he recovered from a cold he had when he arrived at the Clinic last Wednesday. " Township on July 20, 1911. He was married to the former Mabef Rue on June 9, 1938. He farmed for 43 years. Mr. Knudson was a member of the Mt. Horeb Evangelical Lutheran Church. Survivors include his wife, Mabel; two sons, Warren of Oregon and Wayne of Mt. Horeb; a grandson, Jeff of Oregon; three brothers, Edwin of Barneveld, Melvin, Blue Mounds and Alton of Madison; and a sister, Mrs. Agnes' Rothman of Prairie du Sac. He was preceded In death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Anton Knudson, two brothers, Alfred and Olin, and two sisters, Minnie Tollefson and Julie Oimoen. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, October 5, at the MT. HOREB EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH. Reverend Bill Redman will officiate. Interment will be in West Blue Mounds Cemetery. Friends may call after 4 p.m. on Wednesday at THE ELLESTAD FUNERAL HOME, Mt. Horeb. McDonald, Edward L. MADISON Edward L. McDonald, age 84, formerly of 2533 E. Dayton St. died on Monday, October 2, 1978 in a local nursing home after a long illness. He was born March 18, 1894 in Truman, Wl. and had been a Madison resident since 1953. Mr. McDonald was a farmer and farmed for many years in Mineral Point until his retirement. He was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church. He was married to the former Mary Morris and she died on August 12, 1974. Survivors Include six sons, Leo M., Edward P., Joseph M., Bernard J. and Francis J, all of Madison and Paul D. of Janesville; one sister Mrs. Margaret McWilliams of Madison and 19 grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at ST. PATRICK'S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 404 E. Main St. at 9:30a.m. on Thursday, October 5 with the Reverend Robert . Reardon officiating. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery. Friends may call at the RYAN FUNERAL HOME, 2418 N. Sherman Ave. from 5 to 9p.m. on Wednesday October 4, where a Rosary will be recited at 8p.m. - Nuland, Mrs. Synneva DEERFIELD Mrs. Synneva Nuland, age 80, of Route 1, died unexpectedly on Monday, October 2, 1978. The former Synneva Molster was born August 24, 1898 In Voss, Norway. Coming to the U.S.A. in 1915, she settled In the Mt. Horeb area. She married John Nuland on November 11, 1916 and she has farmed In the Deerfield area most of her married Jife. John preceded her In death . In 1954. Mrs. Nuland was a member of St. Paul's Liberty Lutheran Church, ALCW, Miriam Circle, Legion Auxiliary and Vossalaget. Survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Elner (Karen) Borrud, Deerfield; three sons, - Fredrick, Waukesha, Blarne, Deerfield, Dr. Stanley, Platteville; 10 grandchildren; and six great grandchildren. Funeral services will be In ST. PAUL'S LIBERTY LUTHERAN CHURCH at 11 a.m. on Thursday', October 5. Reverend James Steinbrecher will officiate. Burial will be In the church cemetery.. Friends may coll from- 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, October 4 at the HOLZHUTER-SMYTH FUNERAL HOME, Deerfield. Torgersen, Alma STOUGHTON Alma Torgersen, age 92 died on Tuesday, October 3, 1978 in Stoughton. Survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Don (Evelyn) Merilahtl, Wheeling, Illinois; a grandson; and two sisters, In Norway. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at BRAGSTAD MEMORIAL CHAPEL, Skaalen Home where friends may call before the service. Burial in Chicago, Illinois. Olson-Holzhuter Funeral Home Stoughton 17 X)

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