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April 11, 1974

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rroll Daily Times Herald k>\\a ^ a place to grow Vol 105 — No. 86 *^S**m • • ^*r • • Return Postage Guaranteed 1 ^^^^ ^^m • • w • ••••• Carroll, Iowa, Thursday, April 11, 1974 — Ten ^^^ •^•^ — — Pages DeUvered by Carrier Boy Each Evening for 60c Per Week 15c Single Copy Busing Would Up State Aid Final Touch — -SUff Photo Cliff Rome'y, right, Templeton, and John Derm ody, Carroll, workmen for the Badding Construction Company here, Wednesday were putting a brick finish on the outside canopy poles on Adams Street. The brick finish is part of the canopy improvement program under the central business district urban renewal program, and will include the outside canopy supports on Main Street. Only One Contest in June Primary The June 4 primary election will be rather quiet in Carroll County it appears as there are no contests slated for any county offices. All candidates seeking their party's nod to run in the November general election are unopposed. Panel Set to Issue a Subpoena WASHINGTON (AP) — Barring a last-minute concession by the White House, the House Judiciary Committee is prepared to subpoena presidential tapes it wants for its impeachment inquiry. The confrontation that has been building since Feb. 25 when the request was made, became all but certain Wednesday after the White House said it would not decide until after April 22 what it would give to the committee. The White House position, spelled out in a letter from James D. St. Clair, President Nixon's counsel, antagonized committee members of both parties and a wide segment of the House. "I think it was offensive to the House," said Rep. Edward Hutchinson, R-Mich., the senior Republican on the committee. "It was insulting in every paragraph," said Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., a committee member. After a party caucus Wednesday to consider the letter, the Republican members launched a last-ditch effort to persuade the White House to comply at least in part with the committee's request. Midnight Wednesday was the deadline for candidates to file nomination paper for county offices. There is only one contest for State Representative in the Carroll area, that in the 55th District on the Democratic ticket. Three persons have filed for the Democratic nod in that district, Jo Garst, Coon Rapids; Carroll Perkins, Jefferson; and Bill Ryerson, Jefferson. In c u m b en t 55th Representative, W. R. Ferguson, Glidden, is unnopposed on the Republican ticket. Ronald Eich, Carroll County Attorney, a Democrat, did not file for reelection this year. William G. Polking, Carroll, also a Democrat, will be unopposed in both the primary and general elections. Orel Thomas, Coon Rapids, Republican incumbent on the Board of Supervisors from the Fourth District, is unopposed for reelection. A Democrat, Leonard Sporrer, Dedham, is unopposed for the Fourth District supervisor seat in the primary election, but will challenge Thomas in the general election in November. Other incumbent county officers who will be unopposed in the primary election include: William C. (Butch) Arts, Jr., auditor; Bernice Williams, treasurer; Ray F. Reicks, recorder; and Jack Thein, fifth district supervisor. All are Democrats. A write-in election will have to determine the primary election winners for clerks and trustees in Wheatland, Grant and Eden Townships as no candidates filed for election from those townships. All other township • Primary, See Page 2 Between 1,100 and 1,500 Carroll County students would be eligible for transportation or reimbursement for transportation if a bill now on the senate calendar is finally approved by the Iowa Legislature, Rep. W. R. Ferguson (R-Glidden) told The Daily Times Herald Thursday. "This means that between $100,000 and $125,000 more in state aid could come to Carroll County as a result of the bill," the legislator said. Ferguson said both the Rev. Thomas M. Donahoe, To Mark 60 Years as a Priest The Rt. Rev. Msgr. Joseph J. Dalhoff of LeMars, formerly of Carroll, will offer a mass of thanksgiving at St. Joseph Church in LeMars April 21 in observance of the 60th anniversary of his ordination into the Roman Catholic priesthood. Msgr. Dalhoff's last assignment in the Sioux City diocese prior to his retirement was chaplain at Sacred Heart Hospital, LeMars, from 1959 to 1966. He was born in Stacyville and spent his early days in Carroll, where he received his secondary schooling. In 1911 he graduated from St. Joseph (now Loras) College, Dubuque. He took his theological course at the University of Innsbruck, Austria, and was ordained to the priesthood there July 26, 1914, two days before World War I began with Austria's declaration of war on Serbia. After serving briefly as assistant at the Cathedral in Sioux City and at St. Joseph Church in LeMars he was pastor at Schaller for four years, Sanborn for six years and Early for 14 years. He then served aJl pastor at Granville from 1940 to 1959, when he became chaplain at the hospital, remaining in that capacity until the city of LeMars took over ownership of the facility. He was elevated to monsignor April 27,1964. His relatives in this area include a brother, Fred Dalhoff of Halbur; a sister, Mrs. Catherine Wagner of Manning; nieces and nephews. Porter Given a 30-Day Term WASHINGTON (AP) Herbert L. Porter, who handled the surrogate speakers program in President Nixon's 1972 re-election campaign, was sentenced today to serve 30 days in a federal correctional institution for lying to the FBI in its Watergate investigation. Porter, who will be 36 on Saturday, is the fourth former White House aide who has been sentenced to prison but the sentence was the lighest of any. superintendent and principal of Kuemper High School and Allen N. Stroh, superintendent of the Carroll Community School district, "have been cooperative in writing the bill. They have made several suggestions which are a part of the bill as passed by the house." The Iowa House of Representatives this week passed the bill requiring public school districts to provide transportation for private school students. Ferguson was chairman of the house subcommittee that prepared the bill which passed, 65-23. The bill is now on the senate calendar and should be debated soon, Ferguson said. Under the bill parochial students would be entitled to transportation on the same basis as public school students. The public school could fulfill the transportation in one of three ways: 1. By transportation in a public school bus. 2. By transportation by a contract school bus operator. 3. By reimbursement to parents. All of these three methods are now available to public school students and would be extended to private school students. Reimbursement is provided by a state appropriation of $2.2 million which will be allocated to the public schools which provide the transportation. An additional $2.2 million is allocated to the Budget Review Committee to permit public schools to purchase additional busses to transport private school pupils. "Public schools would be reimbursed for additional costs, under the bill," Ferguson said. "Meanwhile, it would be of great benefit to private school students and their parents." Ferguson said he saw no major trouble ahead for the bill in the senate, but added that if it is finally approved there will no doubt be a court test of its constitutionality. Governor Robert D. Ray Thursday gave an informal endorsement to the bill. The measure is now before the Senate Appropriatins Committee. It would repeal an act passed by the legislature last year. That law is to provide auxiliary services such as library and counseling help for students of nonpublic schools. The law has never been in force because it is being considered by a three-judge federal panel. Proponents of the law before the judges say they fear it will be declared unconstitutional Ray said he approved the auxiliary services bill because he felt it would benefit children, regardless of what school they attend. Tuition Question is Slated jor Airing AMES, Iowa (AP) — The state Board of Regents is co,i- cerned that it may have io raise tuition at Iowa's three state universities this fall because of the reluctance of members of the Iowa House to approve a supplemental Ring Road Trees — Workmen for the Hallet Construction Company, Boone, Wednesday were planting trees along U.S. 30 as part of the Ring Road urban renewal project here. Trees will be planted along the highway between Clark and West Streets, City Manager Arthur Gute said. There will be other tree plantings throughout the entire Ring Road project, which includes the area between Clark and West Streets and between Fourth and Seventh Streets. Hallet workmen preparing for the concrete pour around the tree receptacle, from left, are , Rudolpho Hernandez, Willy Brown and Lake Murfield. Move on Placing Children for Adoption Defeated in House DES MOINES, Iowa (AP)—A move to allow only the Department of Social Services and licensed social agencies to place children for adoption has been defeated in the Iowa House. A bill to revise Iowa adoption laws would have forbidden individual placements of children by lawyers or doctors. But the House Wednesday adopted an amendment by Rep. Brice Oakley, R-Clinton, and others to permit the individual placements. Rep. Joan Lipsky, R-Cedar Rapids, floor manager of the bill, said lawyers and doctors do not have "the facilities, the professional qualifications or the time" to conduct the investigations of prospective adop- tive parents that child placing agencies have. She said there have been many abuses in individual adoptions, including adoption "black markets" in some places. Mrs. Lipsky said a study by Yale University showed that of 100 individual adoption placements, 25 turned out badly, while only two of 100 agency placements didn't work out. Oakley, however, said agencies often set up unrealistic qualifications to be met by persons wanting to adopt children. "There have been a lot of horror stories about parent- child mismatches resulting from independent placements," said Oakley, "but those will occasionally occur even if adoptions are limited to agency placements." "I'd like to see some instances of these black market or gray market adoptions because I don't think they are as widespread as we are led to believe," declared Rep. LaVern Harvey, R-Bettendorf. apprc The of s disci reger meet - Thi $5.2-1 propi fort! rent man mom fede incre andf Th prov pria educ Hous mem the rath mone Bu don'i Gov expr sayi pare plan Th« Dec< raise bieni repo polic (1975 Ba elude tuit schc tuiti lOWJ Unn Univ (UN natic Tuition is bill, question was one il slated for Thursday as the ed their monthly mes. has requested a supplemental ap- 0 meet expenses inder of the cujS •n. Board spokes- 1 Barak says the seded to replace nds and offset salaries and food 3. ure has been ap- he Senate appro- ubcommittee on tut is stalled in a ommittee. House y they prefer that s raise tuition n get additional the state, egents say they to raise tuition. >ert Ray has a similar view, dents and their >d more time to increases. ;s agreed at their meeting not to n for the current ley also ordered a lade on a tuition e next two years ys the report in-; arative figures or!! )m other state 3 d indicates that he University oi. f I), Iowa State" (ISU) and the" of Northern Iowa [reater than the' rage, for in-state undergraduate students at U of I is $620 a year. The figure is $600 a year at the other two institutions. Barak says a national survey indicates that the average tuition for large state schools is $520 a year. For smaller schools, such as UNI, the national average is $489 a year. Top Cash Crop Will Be Beans WASHINGTON (AP) -The Agriculture Department says soybeans will continue as the nation's leading cash crop again this year despite a prospective buildup in reserves by next fall when the 1974 harvest is ready. Farmers sold an estimated 4HU billion worth ol soybeans in calendar 1973, the department said Wednesday in a report on the fats and oils situation. Those sales—cash receipts—included beans from both 1972 and 1973 production. But prices for 1973-crop soybeans, although down from erratic peaks a year ago, have been relatively stable and are high enough so that 1974 appears to be another top year for the oilseed. The report emphasized that "cash receipts" refer to that portion of a crop sold by farmers. In the case of soybeans, most are sold for cash. Corn, on the other hand, has a larger "farm value"—more than $13.3 billion for 1973 output—but nearly half is used on farms that produce it. AREA FORECAST Scattered showers and thunderstorms Thursday night with locally heavy rains possible, lows 40 to 45. Chance of occasional rain and cooler Friday, highs mid to upper 50s. Precipitation chances 90 per cent Thursday night, 50 per cent Friday. Two Counties C itedfor OSHA Violations By HARRISON WEBER DES MOINES — Two counties — Jefferson and Monroe — have been cited by State Labor Commissioner Jerry Addy for allegedly violating the state's occupational and health act. The charges stem from inspections of county maintenance shops in the two counties. Neither county appealed the initial findings and as a result of reinspections the state has levied tentative penalties— $40,255 against Jefferson County and $10,250 against Monroe County. However, Addy was quick to point out that these are only "proposed penalties" and could be reduced. In fact, Addy disclosed that he is in the process of reducing the penalty against Jefferson County by a "substantial amount" because of new information supplied by county officials. A letter has been sent by registered mail to Jefferson County officials with the amount of the new penalties. Addy refused to disclose the specific contents of this letter until Jefferson County officials had received the letter. At any rate, Addy said the penalties for Jefferson County would be greatly reduced, "at least by half." If Jefferson County officials feel aggrieved, they have the option of presenting their case to a state review commission and could appeal the commission's decision to district court. Monroe County already has decided to appeal its case to the review commission. The maintenance shop of Jefferson County was inspected by the state on Aug. 27,1973land on Oct. 10 received a citation from the Bureau of Labor listing 37 items that needed to be corrected. These included: insufficient fire extinguishers, unguarded blades, no approved first aid kit, improper welding area, no eye protection for persons using grinding wheels, no guard on V-belts, unapproved container for storing flammable liquids used as cleaning solvents, exits not properly marked. . The shop was reinspected on Nov. 15; Addy said his inspectors found that a number of items cited earlier had not been corrected. Consequently a citation was issued on March 1 of this year and at the same time Addy proposed fines totaling $40,255 against Jefferson County. After the initial inspection, Jefferson County had been given an abatement period of up to 30 days on some items, to make the necessary changes, Addy related. The county is appealing the fines assessed. An informal conference between Jefferson County officials and state officials prompted Addy to reduce the fines. While he would not say by how much, Addy did discuss th'e thrust of this new information. For example, Addy learned that prior to the second inspection the county had switched to non-flammable liquid as a cleaning solvent. Two fire extinguishers had been placed in the shop,' but someone had apparently '"walked off" with one of them. A first aid kit had been purchased, but Jefferson County officials didn't realize that it had to be approved by a physician. The Monroe County shop was inspected on Feb. 19,1973 and reinspected on Nov. 13. Initially, Addy said, the county was cited for such things as: not having horns on tractors, dump truck bodies not meeting requirements, trouble lights not approved for location, motor oil improperly stored, hydraulic jack not being rated, no dike on the floor of room used to store flammable liquid. Although the county had made some corrections prior to the reinspection, Addy said Monroe County is still being assessed a penalty of $10,250. Boy Staters Named — Six Carroll Community and Kuemper high school students were selected Tuesday night by the Maurice Dunn Post No. 7, American Legion as representatives to the 1974 Boys State. Representatives in the front row, from left, are Brian Tigges, son of Mr. and Mrs. Don Tigges; Mark Bayliss, son of Mr. and Mrs. Don Bayliss; and Danny Schenkelberg, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Schenkelberg. Representatives in the back row, from left, are, Joe Goblirsch, son of : Mr. and Mrs. Linus Goblirsch; David Frank, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Frank; and Ron Bernholtz, son of -Staff Photo Mr. and Mrs. Merle Bernholtz. At right in the back row is Dave Mossman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Mossman, an alternate. Alternates not present for the picture are John Grossman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Grossman, and Dean Onken, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Onken.

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