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tovsa a place to grew Carroll Daily Times Herald Vol. 105 — No. 121 Return Postage Guaranteed Carroll, Iowa, Wednesday, May 22, 1974 — Sixteen Pages Delivered by Carrier Boy Each Evening for 60c Per Week 15c Single Copy Grouse Granted Intrastate ICC Permit in S. W. Iowa Class Entertains Mothers — Mrs. Lenice Sorensen's fourth grade class at Fairview Elementary School showed their mothers what they had learned about India during a program Tuesday afternoon. Here, the pupils keep time to the Indian music "Sudu, Sudu." The children gave reports and displayed projects on India. Four girls dressed in saris performed a native dance. The 18 mothers attending were served refreshments after the program. Nixon Offers a Transcript of One of the 66 Tapes Sought WASHINGTON (AP) — President Nixon notified the House Judiciary Committee today-he would not comply with a subpoena demanding tapes of 11 Watergate conversations. WASHINGTON (AP) President Nixon today offered the House Judiciary Committee one edited transcript in response to its request for 66 tapes dealing with the dairy industry and International Telephone & Telegraph Corp. Nixon's lawyer, James D. St. Clair, said the President feels he has already given the committee everything else it needs for that phase of its impeachment inquiry. St. Clair also said Nixon would respond later today to a subpoena for 11 Watergate tapes he has been ordered to dejiver. There was no indication he would comply with the subpoena, which set a deadline of 10 a.m. today for compliance. St. Clair said many of the 66 conversations sought by the committee in connection with the ITT and dairy industry matters were not recorded and that others were not pertinent to the committee's inquiry. All that will be supplied, he said, is a partial transcript of an April 4, 1972, conversation between Nixon, former Atty. Gen. John Mitchell and former White House aide H. R. Haldeman. St. Clair said testimony at the Senate Watergate hearings shows that there was discussion of the ITT case during that meeting. St. Clair spoke to newsmen before entering another closed-door hearing of the committee. The committee heard the tape of a March 21, 1973, meeting on Tuesday, and some members said it was the most damaging evidence against Nixon they have yet heard. In another major development, Judiciary Committee Chairman Peter W. Rodino Jr. told reporters Tuesday that a significant portion of a March 17, 1973, White House transcript may be missing. Rodino said the tape recording representing that transcript apparently includes a discussion by Nixon of the possibility of White House involvement in the Watergate cover-up. Nixon has said he first learned of the cover-up on March 21,1973. Rodino said the committee had been given a tape by the Watergate grand jury that records a conversation between Nixon and Press Secretary Ronald L. Ziegler on June 4, 1973, after Nixon had spen. several hours listening'to tapes of other meetings. Rodino said one of the meetings they discussed was on March 17, between Nixon and then-White House counsel John W. Dean III. According to Rodino, it included "a discussion of the Watergate matter and the possible involvement of White House personnel and others." The White House-released transcript of the March 17 meeting does not mention Watergate. The Crouse Cartage Company has been granted authority to serve on an intrastate basis 120 southwest Iowa towns which were previously served on an in-state basis by Heartland Express, Inc., of Shenandoah. The authority was granted by the Iowa State Commerce Commission under an order issued May 17. The area which the ICC authorized Crouse to serve is bounded on the north by U.S. Highway 6 and on the east by U.S. Highway 1.69. Last May 29 Crouse was granted temporary permission to operate certain interstate authority held by Heartland Express. But Crouse Cartage did not have authority to deliver freight in the southwest Iowa area. As a result, since Crouse had the interstate authority of Heartland, but not the intrastate authority, Crouse had to move goods originating in Iowa to Omaha to a Heartland terminal, and have Heartland deliver the freight to the Iowa communities. Kenneth B. Crouse, secretary and traffic manager of Crouse Cartage, said that before the ICC granted Crouse intrastate authority, freight destined from Des Moines to Adel, a distance of about 20 miles, had to first be taken to the Omaha terminal before delivery to Adel. Crouse Cartage filed the application for intrastate authority in southwest Iowa to avoid, "costly fuel and time consuming necessity of Grouse's traversing the Omaha gateway." The ICC action also in effect terminates Heartland's intrastate authority in that area. With the temporary interstate authority previously held by Heartland and the new intrastate authority, Crouse operates in southwest Iowa under the name of Crouse Cartage Present Diplomas to Carroll Seniors Schaben Feels He Can Beat Gov. Ray DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — James Schaben of Dunlap gave his two opponents in the campaign for Democratic nomination for governor an almost four-month head start in fulltime campaigning. Now he is in the midst of a month-long almost around-the-clock push for support before the June 4 primary election. Schaben, as Senate Democratic leader, spent most of his daylight hours in Des Moines before the legislative session came to a close May 4. "We had planned 30 days more time" to campaign, Schaben said. "We thought that the session would be over by the first of April." But Schaben says the lack of time to campaign has not hurt his chances that much and he feels he can overtake William Gannon of Mingo, generally conceded to be the current frontrunner. "We're gaining fast," Schaben said. "The next two weeks are going to make a lot of difference. We've got a very agr- essive campaign going. We can sense it all over. In any place we have been able to work we are gaining. There's no question about it." Schaben said polls he has taken show that most Democrats are still undecided on who should meet Gov. Robert Ray in the November general election. He says the biggest issue in the race is which of the three candidates — Schaben, Gannon or Clark Rasmussen of West Des Moines — can beat Ray. "We hear that more than any other thing," Schaben said. And he says he keeps hearing from people that "You're the one who can beat Bob Ray." "I've proven you can be elected in a strong Republican district," said Schaben who has been elected to the Senate from a conservative district since 1966. ''Independent and Republican voters support us,'.' Schaben said. "I think this is what the people are looking for — someone with broad support. I don't feel you can put yourself in with one group and be elected." Schaben said he also feels lowans are "looking for someone who is not an attorney, someone with an agriculture background and a blend of common sense business practice." Jeri Krogh and Debra Osborn spoke as representatives of the class of 1974 during commencement exercises for Carroll Community High School Tuesday night. The two were introduced by Allen N. Stroh, superintendent. "Our education has just begun. We will never stop "learning," Miss Krogh said. She cited three goals of'secondary education- citizenship, diverse experiences and equipping students to make decisions on their own. Citizenship demands a pride in one's value and respect for others, the senior said. This is accomplished by stressing human relationships among students. Elitism and stereotypes can result from small groups of students losing citizenship and pride in individual values in the process, Miss Krogh said. A variety of activites in school through the various departments allows students to become more tolerant of others' interests while developing their own. Some students join many organizations to re-affirm their own ideas, Miss Krogh said. "The concept most basic to people is their differences," she said. The opportunity to make judgments and decisions should evolve from the secondary education system. Miss Krogh called for a stronger concern and implementation of data in all areas in the school to share responsibilities and become more efficient. In closing, she requested that the community demand an equal education for all and the teachers involve the community and make students partners in the quest for better education. Miss Osborn devoted her speech to one of Miss Krogh's topics, making decisions. The majority of students are still worried about what they will do in life, Miss Osborn said. Choice of occupation is the first major decision many students will face, but the decision must be the graduate's own, the senior said. She warned that failure should not be feared since the wrong choice is not Graduation, See Page 2 Company, operators of Heartland Express. A total of 51 witnesses appeared at the ICC hearing in support of Grouse's application for the intrastate authority in the southwest portion of Iowa, including representatives of the Chambers of Commerce in Des Moines, Shenandoah and Creston, and a representative of the Clarinda Development Corporation. Four motor freight lines filed protests against the Crouse application. They were ABC Cartage; G&H Motor Freight Lines, Inc.; Red Oak Transfer and Storage Company, Inc.; and Marsh Truck Lines. Lloyd Newberg, president of Red Oak Transfer and Storage told the ICC that he opposed the granting of the application to Crouse because he feared competition from Crouse on shipments moving over Awards Made to 8th Grads A total of 61 eighth grade students of St. Lawrence School graduated during the 7:30 p.m. mass Tuesday. Diplomas were presented by the Rt. Rev. Msgr. Henry B. Karhoff, assisted by the Rev. James McAlpin and The Rev. James Smith. Msgr. Karhoff officiated at the mass, and the Rev. McAlpin delivered the homily. Renee Dalhoff and Tammy Snyder were honored for their scholastic high ranking. Other students who were recognized for high scholastic averages were Patrick Heider, Greg Sernett, Cathy Rush, Mark Sc ne nkelberg, Randy Reinhart, Cindy Boes, Nick Badding, Charles Danner, Kaylene Lenz, Geralyn Fisch, Jean Broich, Beth Happe, Mark Stangl, William Friedman and Cheryl Ohde. Tammy Snyder, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Snyder, was presented the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizenship Award. Awards for perfect attendance were given to Jean Broich, Pat Heider, Cheryl Ohde, Kevin Quandt, Patricia Sullivan and Carolyn Wernimont. Graduating students included Nicholas Badding, Joan Bellinghausen, Christine Bliss, Jeffrey Bluml, Cindy Boes, Lori Bohnenkamp, Duane Brincks, Jean Broich, Grouse's Council Bluffs terminal into his company's authorized towns. Gail R. Kaldenberg of ABC Cartage told the commission that he received about 10 to 15 interline shipments from Crouse each month. He said he feared that all his interline revenues derived on traffic originated by Crouse would be lost if Crouse was granted intrastate authority in that area. Darrell Chiles, secretary-treasurer of G&H Motor Freight Lines said his company opposed the application since it felt it would lose service to Greenfield, Corning and Creston. Paul Crouse, president of Crouse Cartage, "explained that while his company is not actively soliciting intrastate shipments within the Heartland territory, such shipments are frequently tendered to it by numerous shippers, and he feels an obligation to render the service and to protect his obligation to operate the Heartland authority as it was previously operated," the commission said in its order. Several of the shipper and consignee witnesses for Crouse complained to the commission of "poor or non-existent transportation service available to them, particularly between Des Moines and a large portion of the southwest Iowa territory," the ICC said. Chester Good, witness for the Greater Des Moines Chamber of Commerce, told the commission that "Des Moines is highly competitive commercially with Omaha and a good, ready, willing and able carrier like Crouse giving overnight service is needed to place Des Moines in a better competitive position to serve customers in the application area." The ICC said granting the intrastate authority to Crouse in the southwest portion of Iowa will serve a useful public purpose responsive to need and demand, and said Crouse can serve the area better than existing carriers. The ICC continued that granting the application to Crouse would not seriously endanger or impair the operations of existing authorized carriers contrary to the public interest. The commission added that its decision to grant Grouse's application ''leaves reasonable latitude for healthy competition among the carriers and at the same time, insures adequate truck service to many of the towns in Iowa which heretofore have not enjoyed adequate service." 'Victory Gardens' of War II Are Back Tammy Snyder Kyla Butler, Renee Dalhoff, Charles Danner, Joseph Drees, Larry Drees, Michelle Drees, Jeffrey Eifler, James Fay, Geralyn Fisch, William Friedman, David Hahn, Beth Happe. Roxanne Harms, Patrick Heider, Patricia Heller, Geralyn Hoffman, Scott Irlbeck, Terry Kanne, Richard Lawler, Kirk Lengeling, Kaylene Lenz, Lori Loneman, Gary Luchtel, Sean Martin, Scott Neppel, Cheryl Ohde,"Sharon O'Tool, Sheryl Otto, Kevin Quandt, Dianne Reiling, Randy Reinhart and Beverly Roth. Catherine Rush, Gary Schaeuble, Mark Schenkelberg, Catherine Schmitz, John Schulz, Gregory Sernett, Ann Siepker, John Simons, Peggy Singsank, Gary Snyder, Tammy Snyder, Awards, See Page 2 Area Forecast Clear Wednesday nieht. lows in upper 40s. Partly cloudy and slightly cooler Thursday, highs in upper 60s. By Susie Smith (Staff Writer) Hay, tomato racks, milk cartons and signs of the moon. They all have their own methods but in the end it's all the same — gardening. Soaring food prices have brought back the backyard "victory gardens" of World Warll. Two bachelors, Alfred Klocke and Jim Kerper, and friend, Francis Conley collectively tend a one-acre vegetable garden on Klocke's 26-acre homestead, two miles south and two miles west of Carroll. Their fourth year patch of carrots, onions, cucumbers, calabrese, beets, lettuce, radishes, beans, peas, tomatoes, squash, pumpkins, herbs and potatoes provide this trio with a social hour intended for weeding or planting, nearly every day. While doing all work by hand, except fall plowing and occassional roto-tilling, the three have developed their own methods for raising tomatoes and potatoes. "We don't believe in staking tomatoes," Klocke said. They mulch the plants with hay and allow the vines to sprawl on the hay. The fruit develops on clean straw rather than soil, making staking unnecessary. Their potatoes are planted one-inch deep surrounded by four-inch trenches piled with hay. This inhibits weed growth and helps to retain moisture. "It also gives the potatoes a chance to develop without working themselves in hard soil," Klocke said. In accordance with yearly soil test recommendations, Klocke's companions use commercial fertilizers. They also experiment with some organic gardening methods, using manure instead of commercial fertilizers in part of the garden. Klocke subscribes to a monthly extension service newsletter from Iowa State University that provides timely information about insects and other gardening situations. A May 10 to May 15 planting date is important to Klocke. The ground temperature is not warm enough to germinate seeds before May 10, he said. Klocke also believes in shallow planting and advises inexperienced gardeners to read seed packets for depth of planting instructions. Klocke suggests fall plowing, planting in a protected area to avoid wind damage and tamping the soil after planting to ensure soil and seed contact. Kerper's interest in .gardening stems from his preference for "straight from the garden" vegetables for his special stews. "As far as.I'm concerned the vegetables and meat should be whole and solid after cooking, not mushy, in a good Gardens, See Page 2 Avid Vegetable Gardeners — Mrs Frank Wegner gradually removes milk carton plant protectors as vegetable patch are either canned by his wife or eaten by his family, fears of frost lessen. She plants both red and yellow tomatoes each year, "People would be surprised by how much they can get out of a garden experimenting with several varieties. Some of her yellow tomatoes are with a little time and space. They get disgusted but they have to weed, sold to diabetics for use in their diet. The Wegner family is supplied year- Booth said. Five hundred quarts of canned vegetables remain in the Booth round with canned frozen or stored vegetables harvested from their gar- pantry from two previous bountiful crops. This year's spring harvest has den. vegetables," We have a cool cellar to store potatoes, so we never have to buy any Mrs. Wegner said. Vegetables taken from Mike Booth's already yielded lettuce, radishes, onions and asparagus.