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a place to grow Carroll Daily Times Herald Vol. 105 —No. 101 Return Postage Guaranteed Carroll, Iowa, Monday, April 29, 1974 — Eight Pages Delivered by Carrirr Boy Each Evening for 60c Per Week Copy Best in Show at Fair — Sammy Mau, right, a Buena Vista College senior from Paullina, won the "Best in Show" award Saturday at the fifth annual Sidewalk Art Fair here. Judges in the show, Dennis Dykema, Storm Lake, and Elizabeth A. Rogers. Clarinda, stand with Mau behind his acrylic painting entry which took the top honors. The annual art fair is sponsored by the Carroll Chamber of Commerce. Beautician to Keep on Trimming Men's Hair One cosmetologist in Carroll intends to continue cutting men's hair despite the Iowa supreme court's upholding of a law last week against such services. Of the other three cosmetologists in town who have cut men's hair in the past, one was undecided about whether to continue the practice, and the other two could not be reached for comment. Joe Thraen, a cosmetologist who has been cutting men's hair for five years, said the ruling in unfair. "As far as I can say. as the law reads right now, you can't cut men's hair, but it's not really right because a barber can cut women's hair, goats' hair, anyone's hair. But a cosmetoligist can only cut a woman's hair and children up to age 8, "Thraen said. Thraen characterized his male customers as a family clientele. He cuts the hair of husbands and children of regular customers. "What we did was to help people out that wanted a look of "now" and couldn't get it at a barber's," the cosmetologist said. Thraen plans to use the process for arranging to cut men's hair that he has used in the past. The service will be provided to men on a donation basis. If he advertises, Thraen Storm Laker Tops Sidewalk Art Show Sam Mau of Storm Lake topped the entries in the fifth annual Sidewalk Art Fair held in downtown Carroll Saturday. He was presented with a purple ribbon and a cash award for the best-in-show, an acrylic painting. Ribbons were awarded to others in the adult and student divisions in the following classifications: Acrylics, adult — Peggy Funke of Marshalltown (2) and Karen Heuton of Glidden (1), student — Jerry Wieland of Carroll (1) and Steve Garbier of Carroll (2): Oils; adult — Gertrude Paul of Odebolt (1) and A. B. Mossman of Carroll (2), student — Beth Peterson of Des Moines (1) and Dave Nees of Carroll(2): Water Colors adult — Candy Iwens of Spencer (1) and Karen Heuton of Glidden (2), student — Larry Boedeker of Cherokee (1) and Dave Nees of Carroll (2): Prints; adult — Candy Iwen of Spencer (1) and Jonine Riecke of Ruthven (2), student — Chris Fleskes of Carroll ( 1) and Carol Longnecker of Carroll (2): Sketches, adult — Van Toyne of Coon Rapids (1) and Tom Delperdang of Fort Dodge (2), student — Randy Dworak (1) and Steve Boes of Carroll (2): 3-Dimension; adult — Chuck Noble of Cherokee (1) and Jana Rawson of Fort Dodge (2), student — John Merrick of Manilla (1) and Steve Boes of Carroll (2). The show was sponsored by the Carroll Chamber of Commerce with Warren Morlan and Tom Dolezal serving as co-chairmen. It was open to all amateur artists in the midwest and the student division was for persons 18 years old and younger. Judging was done by Elizabeth Rogers of Clarinda and Denny Dykema of Storm Lake. Both judges complimented the show for drawing a large number of entries and viewers from a wide area. They added that the student art was impressive, indicating good instruction and variety of styles. Nixon to Take Case to the People in TV Talk Tonight said he will offer free haircuts to men, but charge for shampooes and reconditionings along with them. Male customers in the past have been worked into the cos'metologists s schedule, such as the first or last appointment of the day or during the noon hours. "I will cut men's hair and I will not receive pay for this as the law reads because you can't accept X amount of money for the service," the cosmetologist said. Thraen said he is out of the room when the male customer pays. In the past, men have received haircuts in the back room of the salon because they were self-conscious. In the last six months, Thraen said that men have not been as reticent about having their hair cut by a cosmetologist. I've noticed that men value their hair more than women," he said. Thraen explained that men generally go to cosmetol'6 gists with established reputations. Thraen stressed that he makes his living by cutting women's hair. He styles men's hair as a convenience to them. Later, the men generally return to a barber, requesting that their hair be cut in the same style. "A beautician is not going to give up 60 women a week for five men," Thraen said, quoting his own average ratio of customers. Thraen believes that beauticians are better trained than barbers in cutting hair of either sex. While barbers have nine months of training, plus a Hair, See Page 2 Area Forecast Fair and cooler Monday night. Lows 40 to 45. Fair Tuesday. Highs in the mid to upper 60s. North to northwest winds six to 12 miles per hour Monday night. WASHINGTON (AP) President Nixon will make a nationally televised and broadcast address at 8 p.m. CDT today to announce his response to a House Judiciary Committee subpoena and "to disclose other decisions in relation to the Watergate matter," the White House said. Deputy Press Secretary Gera Id L. Warren, in announcing plans for Nixon's prime time address to the nation, refused to say what Nixon's response would be to the committee's subpoena for 42 presidential conversations. And Warren also refused to elaborate on what he meant by "other decisions" the President has made. But his wording indicated Nixon had settled upon a course intended to blunt further requests and subpoenas for White House tapes. Warren's announcement came as Nixon worked in his hideaway Executive Office Building suite on the address, expected to last about a half hour. White House officials said a written document outlining Nixon's activities in the controversy was under consideration but would not be disclosed until Tuesday at the earliest. The Judiciary Committee sub- Mitchell, Stans Are Acquitted NEW YORK (AP)-A jury that started out "screaming and yelling across the table" has acquitted former Atty. Gen. John N. Mitchell and one-time Commerce Secretary Maurice H. Stans of all charges in their criminal conspiracy case. The nine men and three women came to unanimous agreement Sunday afternoon after 26 hours of deliberation that the former cabinet colleagues were innocent of conspiracy, obstruction of justice and perjury. Both were accused of trying to block a Securities and Exchange Commission investigation of financier Robert L. Vesco, in return for Vesco's secret $200,000 cash contribution to President Nixon's re-election campaign. Referring to Vesco and his aides, Juror Clarence Brown said after the verdict: "They wanted to get something, but I don't think that Stans and Mitchell ever fell for it." The jury's forewoman, Sybil Kucharski, said, "We were off in little groups screaming and yelling across the table" when the deliberations began. She said the jury was split even on the conspiracy count, so it turned to the six separate perjury counts against Mitchell and Stans. "After looking through all the perjury charges, the rest was easy," Miss Kucharski said. "We figured there couldn't be any conspiracy If there was no perjury." The verdict brought a smile to the face of the normally un- Trial, See Page 2 poena must be answered by 10 a.m. Tuesday. In turning aside questions on the content of Nixon's address, Warren said, "I'm not able to discuss with you what may or may not be in the address." Meanwhile, officials reported the President would address an evening meeting of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday, adding that to a schedule for the week which already called for personal appearances in Phoenix, Ariz., and Spokane, Wash. Indications were that Nixon would disclose he was ready to give the committee, which now is considering impeachment resolutions, a set of edited transcripts of the conversations, rather than the tapes themselves. But White House officials' continued to refuse to say precisely what would be given the committee, or to say whether Nixon would propose a method for the committee to verify authenticity of the transcripts. Nixon advisers, seeking ways to emphasize what they described as the massive nature of the response, were considering the possibility of stacking the transcripts on the President's desk during the television address. The White House said Nixon reached his decision Sunday and was considering a nationwide broadcast to disclose it. The White House refused to confirm news reports that Nixon had decided on the broadcast. As the week began, two top Republicans said it would be inadequate for Nixon to turn over transcripts but not subpoenaed tape recordings to the House Judiciary Committee. That view was taken by former Atty. Gen. Elliot L. Richardson and Sen. Jacob K. Javits, R-N.Y., in separate television interviews Sunday. Nixon spent much of the weekend at his Camp David, Md., retreat, working on his response. He had scheduled his return for today but flow back unexpectedly by helicopter Sunday night. Sources at the White House began putting out word Friday that the President might make a television address Monday night. The subject is certain to be the escalating demands for material from White House files. The committee has subpoenaed tapes of 42 presidential conversations and a response is due by 9 a.m. CDT Tuesday. In addition, a subpoena requested by special Watergate prosecutor Leon Jaworski that demanded tapes and records of 64 presidential conversations calls for a response Thursday. Deputy Press Secretary Gerald L. Warren said that "we have every intention" of meeting the Tuesday deadline for an answer to the House committee subpoena. Richardson said supplying the transcripts of the tapes would not meet the order of the committee's subpoena. He also said that "the case is close," about whether there was sufficient evidence to prove Nixon had committed an indictable offense Richardson resigned Oct. 10 rather than fire then-special prosecutor Archibald Cox. He was interviewed on NBC's "Meet the Press." Asked why he felt the possibility of an indictable offense against Nixon was "close," Richardson said: "What would bother me is the pattern. The direct answer is I don't think that the evidence is sufficient in any given situation: Milk, ITT, cover-up of Watergate, to directly implicate the President. But Nixon, See Page 2 Ray: Compromise Tax Relief Bill Better,But Cost Matter of Concern DESMOINES. lowa(AP)- Gov. Robert Ray said Monday a compromise tax relief package is "far superior" to a tax relief measure originally approved by the Iowa House. But he said the expected cost of $42.6 million a year "is a matter of concern." A legislative conference committee has accepted a tax package compromise which would exempt food, prescription drugs, artificial limbs, diabetic supplies and prescription orthopedic devices from the 3 per cent tax. The plan also would double the inheritance tax exemption for surviving spouses from .$40,000 to $80,000 and would adopt a "joint tenancy" rule, which would assume that the surviving spouse contributed half to the estate. It also would adopt a modified version of the Curtis plan, increasing the standard deduction on state income tax from the current 5 oer rpnt and a maximum $250 to 10 per cent and a maximum $500, as originally proposed by Sen. Warren Curtis, R-Cherokee. The tax exemption is expected to eventually cost the state $34.5 million annually in lost revenue, the Curtis plan $4.5 million and the inheritance relief $3.6 million. "The Curtis plan is something we thought had merit, and we were working toward it" when preparing this year's legislative program, Ray said. He said the compromise was much better than the House plan, which would have exempted food, drugs and home heating fuels, as well as purchases made by non-profit hospitals. The compromise package would cost much more than the $31-million package he had proposed, Ray said. But he noted the state has more revenue than was earlier predicted. "I would hope it wouldn't be necessary" to veto part of the relief package "as the things they are doing are good things—things we would like to do," Ray said. Hopefully, the legislature will send the package and appropriations to him in a way the state can afford them all, the governor said. He admitted it was debatable whether he could use his item veto to eliminate provisions of the tax relief package because it is questionable whether the bill is technically an appropriations bill. The governor can use an item veto only on appropriations measures. Ray said he is concerned about the country being in a recession, which would make it harder for the state to afford the tax relief package. "When inflation is 10 per cent, and the gross national product is down, you have cause for concern," Ray said. Voters Decide Tuesday on Cable TV Franchise Here A light turnout is foreca^ for Tuesday's election here to determine whether or not the City of Carroll will have cable television service. All qualified voters within the City of Carroll may vote in the election. The one voting poll for the election, the public meeting room of the Carroll County Court House, will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. All voting will be done on voting machines, William C. Arts Jr., county auditor and election commissioner said. Arts said Monday he expects a light turnout at the election which will decide whether the Carroll Cable Company will be issued a cable television franchise here. Although 44 absentee ballots for the election have been mailed from Arts' office, only 25 of those had been voted and returned to his office by late Monday morning. Promoters of the cable television question have undertaken a vigorous campaign to give voters "an idea of what cable TV is all about." They have stressed that the special election is not on a bond issue or a money-spending project, but rather "it's simply to give yourself a choice." The Carroll Cable Company said cable television is not supported by tax money and "in fact the community actually profits from the service since the cable TV franchise holder pays the city a percentage of its gross revenues." The company has agreed to provide the City of Carroll with three percent of its revenues. Should the cable television question receive a majority of favorable votes, persons in Carroll are not required to subscribe to cable TV. If a family does subscribe, but then decides to cancel, the subscription may be canceled at no cost. The Carroll Cable Company said the CAT operation in Carroll will not be disturbed by cable television. Promoters claim subscribers to cable television will be able to receive nine commercial stations, two educations stations (subject to FCC authorization), a 24-hour color weather channel and FM and AM" stereo full band service. Subscribers to cable TV will be charged $6 a month for one television set and $1 a month for each additional set hooked to the system. There is an original one-time installation charge of $10 overhead service and $25 for underground service. Calling cable television "an asset to Carroll" both the City Council and the Chamber of Commerce board of directors have endorsed the cable TV operation. Legislature Returns; May Be Final Week DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) The Iowa Legislature returned Monday for what members hope will be the last week of their 1974 session. There were a few hopeful souls who said the session might end by Wednesday night, but others said the end of the week might be a more realistic target. A major breakthrough toward winding down the session came Friday when a Senate-House subcommittee agreed on a tax relief package including adjustments in sales, income and inheritance taxes which will cost the state an estimated $42.6 million a year. House Democrats gave up on plans to offer a scaled down tax relief package estimated to cost about $31.6 million as a conference committee minority report. Asst. House Minority Leader Arthur Small, D-Iowa City, said there were too many procedural difficulties under joint Senate-House rules to bring the alternative package to a vote. A major piece of legislation still hanging fire is one to rewrite Iowa consumer credit laws, including a determination of what the maximum interest rate on revolving charge accounts should be. The measure, which has been bogged down in a Senate committee, hasn't reached the floor in either house. It was expected to be approved by the committee Monday, taken up by the Senate Tuesday or Wednesday and by the House a day or two after the Senate finishes with it. Other than the tax relief and consumer credit measures only a few major bills remain to be acted upon. The Senate has a number of House passed appropriation bills and land use policy legislation. It will take up the tax relief compromise first. The House still must act on bills to create a state energy council, set up a state coal research project, redefine personal property for tax purposes and revampt the state alcoholism program, all recommendations of Gov. Robert Ray. House Majority Leader Edgar Holden, R-Davenport, said the House was in "good shape" to move promptly on the top bills. So is the Senate, said Lt. Gov. Arthur Neu. Holden said it's been an unusually tough second-year session for a biennium because inflation made it necessary to adjust appropriations for almost all state departments. Appropriations normally were handled in the first year of the biennium, but the adjustments, plus Gov. Ray's 44-point legislative program, created an unusually heavy work load this year, he said. Wa-tan-ye Dignitaries — Several national officers attended the District II Wa-tan-ye meeting at First United Methodist Church fellowship hall in Carroll on Sunday afternoon. From left, front row: Mrs. E. C. Rosenstiel, Freeport, 111., secretary; Mrs. Loreen Grube, Waverly, president; Mrs. Jim Brown, Fort Dodge, immediate past president and parliamentarian; and Mrs. Paul Graham. Savanna, 111. vice president; second row, Marjorie Huelman, Carroll, president of the host club; Mrs. Madeline Richeal, Storm Lake, treasurer; Mrs. Jerry Chase, Denison, District II president; and Edna Niemann, Fort Dodge, coordinator, editor and historian.