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Times Herald, Carroll, la. •_^ — "V^ "• I limes neruiu, v.urroii, lu. M Deaths, Funerals | ::±:±ir I Daily Record _ V V • * J • *^ MRS. OWEN E. WHERRETT Times Herald News Service AUDUBON — Mrs. Owen hJ. Wherrett, 63, wife of the pastor of Merrill's Grove Baptist church west of here, died Tuesday night in the Harlan hospital. W.W. Club Met at Park Women of the Welcome Wagon Club and their children met Monday morning at Graham Park. Rolls, juice and cookies were served. Babysitters were provided for young children during the meeting. A steak fry for husbands and wives is being planned for Saturday, July 24, at the Graham Park shelter house. Omaha Fears Results of Tax Abolition OMAHA, Neb. (AP)—Will Iowa's abolition of the sales tax on grocery food hurt Omaha's economy and tax revenue? Mayor Ed Zorinsky has asked the City Finance Department to keep an eye on tax revenue. Zorinsky's administrative assistant William Kranda said he understands Council Bluffs grocers are planning a public relations campaign to point out new price difference. Nebraskans pay 3 Ms per cent sales tax on food. Before Monday, lowans had paid three percent. For a family that buys $40 worth of groceries a week, the difference is $1.40, $72.80 a year. Kranda said if the state increases the sales next year to help fund the state aid to education bill passed this year by the legislature, the Iowa-Nebraska food price difference could be as much as five per cent. That would be $100 a year to the family with the $40-a-week grocery budget. Kranda said, "Usually, the convenience of shopping nearby "outweighs the difference in sales tax. But there's a breaking point." Omaha City Finance Director George Richardson said the city receives about $3.75 million a year from the tax on food and that he would be against any move to abolish the tax to help Omaha grocers compete. She was born in Indiana Aug. 18, 1910, the daughter of Harry and Flossie Flora Krauss. The Wherretts came here eight years ago. Surviving are her husband; a daughter, Marjorie Bartholomew of Kirkman; two sons, Robert at home, and James of Omaha; two grandchildren. Services were held at 2 p.m. Monday in Merrill's Grove church, with the service conducted by the Rev. Glenn Hammer of Harlan, area minister of the American Baptist church. Burial was in the church cemetery. Crops Need Rain DES MOINES, Iowa (API- Clear skies and warm weather provided good conditions for farmers to cultivate hay harvests and do late planting, the Iowa Crop and Livestock Reporting Service said in its weekly report Monday. During the week ending Monday, 5.9 days were suitable for fieldwork. Rain was needed in many parts of the state, especially in the west and north, the survey said. The outlook for corn was reported very good in the western third of Iowa but ranged from good to poor over the rest of the state. Weed control ranged from good to only fair. Some late planting was being done in southeastern counties. The reporting service said soybean planting was virtually complete, with most fields emerged. Some replanting was done because of hail and storm damage, and hot, dry weather was hurting some of the late-planted beans. The survey indicated the state's alfalfa harvest was 89 per cent complete with good to excellent yields. The oat crop was 86 per cent headed and in mostly good condition, although the outlook was hurt by hot weather during the last week. Simpson to Get 2 Grants WASHINGTON (AP) — Simpson College will receive two construction grants from the Office of Education totaling more than $500,000, Rep. William Scherle, R-Iowa, announced Monday. One of the grants is for $455,065 and is to be used for construction of a physical education facility slated to begin March 1,1975. A grant for $46,389 is for renovation of the Carnegie Hall of Economics and Business Administration starting Oct. 1,1974. Violations (Continued From Page 1) sumer credit law which includes several sections for consumer protection. It increases the allowable , interest on revolving charge accounts to 18 per cent and 15 per cent on closed-end accounts such as the one-time purchase of a major appliance. Several major department store chains in Iowa announced Monday that they were immediately going to the 18 per cent interest on credit card accounts. Spokesmen for Montgomery Ward & Co. said in Des Moines that it charges 18 per cent on all accounts—new and old—for purchases made since Monday. An official of J.C. Penney and Co., Des Moines, said she was not sure if the new rate applied to old accounts, and would await word from headquarters in Minneapolis before deciding. On Monday, a spokesman for Penney's said that 18 per cent would be the rate for all revolving credit accounts. But Sears Roebuck and Co. and Younker Bros, said they would wait until August 1 to charge the 18 per cent rate. Sears officials, apparently aware of the section, sent notices in last month's billing that rates would be raised and told customers they would be asked to sign new credit agreements when they make their next purchase. Younkers has yet to notify many of their customers that they are increasing interest. Trent said the Sears method of asking customers to sign the new credit agreement will be legal, but said customers will not be required to sign the new agreements. If the customer does not sign the new agreement, the firm can't increase interest rate to that customer for three months. "The only way (a store) might get around it is to give everyone a new account," Trent said. But the legal counsel said this might be interpreted by the courts as a way to get around the three-month Louis W. Drees Carroll — Age 74 Friends may call at the Twit Funeral Home after 7:30 p.m. Tuesday Rosary Tuesday at 8 p.m. and 8:45 p.m. Rosary Wednesday at 3 p.m. 8 p.m. and 8:45 p.m. by the Knights of Columbus Elks Memorial Service 7:30 p.m. Wednesday Mass of the Resurrection 1 p.m. Thursday at St. Lawrence Church. Final Resting Place Mt. Olivet Cemetery James J. Lappe RR 1, Carroll - Age 19 Rosaries Tuesday at 3:00, 8:00 and 8:45 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Church, Willey Officiating Rev. James Fangmart Final Resting Place Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Carroll TWIT TWIT COURTHOUSE License to Wed— Dennis L. Riesselman, 22, and Sue A. Broich, 21, both of Carroll. New Vehicles Registered— Melvin or Bernice Steinkamp, Arcadia, Chevrolet; Philip M. or Joan F. Seddon, Templeton, Chevrolet; Larry Pomeroy, Dedham, Suzuki; Garst Company, Coon Rapids, Ford; Harry 0. Jr. or Nancy Butler, Carroll, Mercury; Leon F. Fuchs, Templeton, Dodge; Darrell Mueggenberg, Arcadia, Yamaha; Gary L. Castle, Glidden, Cadillac; Max H. or Jean M. Reed, Carroll, Oldsmobile; Karl R. or Genevieve Hoffman, Carroll, Oldsmobile; Donald R. or Ethel D. Petersen, Carroll, Hornet; Kathleen McLaughlin, Coon Rapids, Chevrolet. Real Estate Transfers- Gulf Oil Corp. to Matthew J. Neppel, doing business as Neppel Oil Company, Part of Lot 1, Block "A," Seventh Street Addition to Carroll. Harold J. and Lois M. Bierl and Dennis E. and Loretta M. Bierl to McHeut, Inc., Part of Lot 1, Block 1, Parkway Plaza Addition to Carroll. Russell E. and Frieda A. Wenck to William J. and Clinton, Part of 15, Twp. 84 N., Georgea J. SEV4, Sec. Range 34 W. FIRE DEPARTMENT Grass Fires— Carroll firemen were called twice Monday afternoon to extinguish grass fires along the Chicago and North Western Railway tracks west of Carroll. No damage was reported at either fire. Garage Fire— The interior of a garage at the Marvin Weber residence at 121 North Adams Street received minor damage from a fire Monday afternoon. Fire Chief Robert Wieland said it is believed the fire started when a spark from a barbecue grill ignited some gasoline nearby. ST. ANTHONY REGIONAL HOSPITAL Admissions June 29— John J. Stamen, Lohrville _, • u, ,..,.,..Mrs., Glenn A,.Belts, Coon waiting period and might not Rapids • be acceptable...... . Admissions June 30- Stores which do not receive Jeffrey A Dan iel, CarroH written permission from their Mrs Dale E Jons Wests id e customers to increase the Floyd McClain, Exira interest rate may do so only to CLOSED July Wed MEMORY JIM LAPPE REINART SERVICE new customers after July 1. Bike Hit by Car, Boy Killed MISSOURI VALLEY, Iowa (AP)—Jeffrey Gardner, 13, Missouri Valley, was killed Monday when the bicycle he was riding was struck by a car on Iowa 183 four miles south of here. Authorities said the youth apparently swerved his bicycle in front of a car driven by Rodney Wilson, 18, Missouri Valley. Sentenced in U.S. Tax Case CENTERVILLE, Iowa (AP) — Centerville attorney Marvin Colton was given a one-year suspended sentence Monday on four counts of state income tax evasion. Colton originally pleaded innocent to the charges, but changed his plea when he appeared in Appanoose County District Court. He was also ordered to pay court costs. The four counts were for the years 1968 through 1971. SPECIAL MEETING Mayor William S. Farner has called a meeting of the Carroll city council for 5 p.m., Wednesday, July 3 at the City Hall, 3rd and Carroll Streets.' Markets GRAIN Soybeans, No. 2 $5.45 Corn, No. 2 yellow 2.76 Oats 1.30 OM AH A.Neb.(AP) (USDA)—Livestock quotations Tuesday: Hogs: 5,000; barrows and gilts steady to 50 lower; 1-3 206-'230 IDS 39.00-39.50; 230-250 IDs iHj.ou-js.ixi; sows generally steady; 350-600 Ibs 28.00-29.25. Cattle: 7,000; steers steady; heifers fully steady, some instances of strength; cows steady to weak; high choice and prime 1,125-1,250 Ib steers 43.50-44.00; choice 1,000-1,200 Ibs 42.00-43.50; choice 1,200-1,300 Ibs 41.7542.50; load high choice and prime 1,000 Ib heifers 42.75; others same grade 950-1,050 Ibs 42.00-42 sn choice 875-1,075 Ibs 41.00-42.00; utility and commercial cows 27.50-29.50; moderate number utility 29.75-30.00. Sheep: 150; spring slaughter lambs 25-50 lower; choice and prime 44.00-45.00. Estimated livestock receipts for Wednesday: Cattle and calves 3,500; hogs 6,000; sheep 200. DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - (USDA) Iowa-southern Minnesota direct hogs: Estimated receipts Tuesday 65,000; actual receipts Monday 56,000; week ago 50,000; year ago 70,000. Butchers steady to mostly 50 higher than midsession Monday or about steady with close; movement rather slow; demand generally good; U.S. 1-3 200-230 Ibs 36.00-37.00 at country points; plants 37.0037.50, few 36.00-38.00; sows steady to 50 higher; U.S. 1-3 270-330 Ibs 26.00-28.50. Sheep: Estimated receipts Tuesday 1,100; slaughter lambs steady Monday; choice and prime 90-105 Ib spring lambs 44.00-45.00, choice 80-105 Ibs 42.00-44.00. Gregory L. Schreck. Templeton Mrs. Harold Karwal, Audubon Admissions July 1— Teddy L. Garwood, Bayard Mrs. Teddy L. Garwood, Bayard Wilmer J. Brinker, Glidden Paul M. Collison. Carroll MANNING GENERAL HOSPITAL, Manning, Iowa Admission June 24— Mrs. Manuel Aschinger, Westside Admissions June 25— Kenneth Ehlers, Manning Mrs. Labert Stahl Sr.. Manning Dismissal June 25— Jessie Meyer, Lake View Admissions June 26— Leonard Willenborg, Bayard Mrs. Bruce Paysen, Wall Lake Dismissals June 26— Mrs. Manuel Aschinger, Westside Mrs. Leefla Krueger, Lake View Admissions June 27— Lynn Sporrer, Manning Kenneth Stahl, Manning Dismissal June 27— Dewey Hargens, Westside Dismissals June 28— Eugene Stueve, Templeton Homer Clark, Irwin Dismissal June 29— William Ten Eyck, Dow City Birth- Mr, and Mrs. Bruce Paysen of Wall Lake, a son on June 26. The Weather IOWA FORECAST Partly cloudy tonight and, Wednesday with chance of' occasional showers or thunderstorms. Cooler north tonight and not as warm Wednesday 60s northsvest, 70s elsewhere. High Wednesday around 80 northwest, 90 south. IOWA EXTENDfcu FORECAST Thursday through Saturday Partly cloudy and cooler with chance of rain southeast Thursday. Highs mid 70s to mid 80s. Lows mid 50s to mid COOLER 60s. The Weather in Carroll Wall Street CHICAGO (AP) —Newcrop soybean futures advanced 10 cents a bushel on the Chicago board of Trade today, but wheat and corn futures were weak. : Soybean oil gained about 75 points, while soybean meal lost $3 a ton. Oats prices were mixed. Some of'the strength in soybeans appeared to be a carryover from the previous session when prices had advanced the limit of 20 cents a bushel. New buying was attributed to effects of the violent storm that raked sections of the midwest overnight. The trade expected some soybean planting to be delayed because of the storm. Oil and meal were partially affected by the beans move. There was some accumulated buying from the previous session on wheat, corn and oats on the opening, but it dried up quickly. N.Y. Stocks NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market crept backward in very slow trading today. The noon Dow Jones average of 30 industrials was down 3.44 at 802.80, and losers led gainers by about 3-to-2 on the New York Stock Exchange. Analysts said the market's Sluggishness stemmed both from continuing high interest rates and from the approaching July 4 holiday. The "markets will be closed Thursday in observance of Independence Day but will open Friday. National Gypsum was the most active NYSE issue, up Vfe at 11%. A 90,000-share block of the stock traded at 11V4. On the American Stock Exchange, the market-value index was down .35 at 78.38. The Big Board's composite index, meanwhile, stood at 44.60, down .26. Golds were broadly lower, falling in line with declining bullion prices abroad. In Law Firm — David Neas (above), a native of Mt. Ayr, has been admitted to the Iowa bar for the practice of law, and has joined the law practice of Attorney Dale D. Levis in Audubon. He is a graduate of Drake University. * Drees (Continued From Page 1) recited there at 8 and 8:45 p.m. Tuesday and at 3, 8 and 8:45 p.m. Wednesday, the last by the Knights of Columbus. The Elk's memorial service will be held at the funeral home at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Mr. Drees was a lifelong resident of Carroll County. A son of Henry Sr. and Anna Fangman Drees, he was born at Roselle April 11, 1900. On June 3, 1924, he was married to Theresa Eischeid at St. Augustine's Church in Halbur, with the late Rev. Bernard Schilmoeller performing the ceremony. The couple celebrated their golden anniversary on June 3 of this year. Mr. Drees was a member of St. Lawrence Church, the Elk's Lodge, Knights of Columbus and Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus. Surviving with his wife are seven children: Louis J. of Vero Beach, Fla.; Mrs. Richard (Maxine) Collison, Don, Howard, Mrs. Daryl (LaVonne) Daeges and Doug, all of Carroll, and Mrs. Dorothy Kammin of Ames; 42 grandchildren and a sister, Mrs. Frank Wittrock of Halbur. ; Mr. Drees was preceded in death by ; five sisters, Mrs. Frank (Elizabeth) Dentlinger, Mrs. August (Ella) Wittrock, Mrs. Joe (Ann) Schneider, Mrs. Jan (Evelina) Nosaland Mrs. Frank (Celia) Kraus; and five brothers, Joe, John, Henry, Ed and Richard Drees. (Daily Temperatures Courtesy of Iowa Public Service Co.) Fire POWER OUTAGES The western half of Glidden was without electric power for Yesterday's high 93 nearly two hours early Yesterday's low ,. .66 Tuesday morning when wind At7 a.m. today 77 D i ew a tree down across At 10 a.m. today 84 transmission lines, Glidden Precipitation (24 hours prior City Clerk Robert Larsh .02 in. rain reported Tuesday. In Carroll, Iowa Public Service manager Darwin Petersen reported two minor outages. He said to 7 a.m.) Weather A Year Ago— Rainfall amounted to 4.21 inches in Carroll in the 24 hours prior to 7 a.m. a year ago today. High temperatures was 80 and the low, 67 degrees. service was disrupted to two homes when wires leading to the homes were knocked down. (Continued From Page 1) go through the roof. They said other buildings, including those downtown, would have been endangered by blowing sparks. A large crowd watched as Glidden and Carroll firemen axed holes in the roof to get access to the attic while the firemen battled not only smoke and fire, but high winds as well. The fire was contained in time to prevent any damage to other buildings. No injuries were reported. Glidden fire chief Jerry Becker said Tuesday morning the fire apparently was caused by faulty wiring. He said no estimate of damage is available, but the house and contents were nearly a total loss. Bar Silver Firm Sales DES MOINES, Iowa (AP)Des Moines real estate developer Irvin Caspe told the Iowa Natural Resources Council Monday he wants to build a restaurant in the middle of the Walnut Creek flood area near 63rd Street and Grand Avenue in Des Moines. Caspe said his lot is several feet higher than the surrounding land and becomes an island when floods occur. "I'm not asking to build recklessly," Caspe said, adding that his restaurant "would not have detrimental effects." The council said some government agencies discourage construction in the area and decided to hold a public hearing on Caspe's request. Named Head of Liquor Unit DES MOINES - James Mulqueen of Council Bluffs has been elected chairman of the state beer and liquor control council. Briefly Lifts News Ban SAN ANTONIO, Tex. (AP) - District Court Judge Preston Dial today reversed himself and agreed to allow newsmen in the courtroom during jury selection for the trial of Elmer Wayne Henley, accused in the Houston mass murder case. Heney, 18, is charged in six of the 27 deaths. Asked why he had changed his mind, Dial said, "It seemed to be the appropriate thing to do at the time." However, photographers will still be barred from the courtroom and the jury room. Dial on Monday barred newsmen and the public from the room where the jury was being selected. Dial did not immediately indicate if the relatives and the public would be admitted to the courtroom. Attorneys for the San Antonio Express-News and the San Antonio Light, local station KENS-TV, The Associated Press and United Press International had protested Dial's ban. WASHINGTON (AP) — Cattlemen in Australia and New Zealand are holding livestock from market because of depressed world prices and the availability of excellent pastures in which to put them, meaning that beef imports will be down sharply from earlier indications, Agriculture Department officials said Monday. Therefore, the officials said, there will be no need for President Nixon to reimpose import quotas at the present time. He suspended those two years ago, and producers and many members of Congress have urged they be put on again to help the depressed U.S. cattle industry. Richard E. Bell, a deputy assistant secretary of agriculture, told a news conference the situation would be watched closely in case the meat import flow changes from the reduced level now indicated. LOS ANGELES (AP) — The former head of Howard Hughes' Nevada operations has won his $17.3 million defamation suit against the billionnaire recluse. How much money Robert A. Maheu gets will be decided at a later phase of the trial. A six-member U.S. District Court jury made the ruling Monday after a four-month trial and four days of deliberations. The same four women and two men will set the damages in the second phase of the case, set to begin Oct. 8. * "Naturally, I am very pleased," Maheu said after the verdict. "I feel vindicated." The suit was filed 18 months ago after Maheu said he was defamed by Hughes—or a voice purporting to be Hughes—during a telephonic news conference. The voice said Maheu was "a no-good, dishonest son- of-a-bitch and he stole me blind.'' TOLEDO, Iowa (AP)—A special primary election got underway in four Tama County precincts Tuesday, and the outcome was expected to settle Iowa's disputed 3rd Congressional District's Democratic primary race. Rep. Stephen Rapp, D-Waterloo, won the nomination in the June 4 primary by defeating former Federal Communications Commissioner Nicholas Johnson by 62 votes. However, Indians living on the Mesquakie Settlement in Tama County secured a court injunction against certification of the ballots. They claimed they had been denied the right to vote because no polling place had been set up. U.S. District Court Judge Edward McManuson June 24 ordered a special primary in the four precincts, saying it would assure the Indians their right to vote. Rapp held a narrow 52-vote edge in the four precincts during the original primary. There are about 2,600 eligible voters in the four precincts. WASHINGTON (AP) - Alexander Butterfield, a star witness at the Senate Watergate hearings last summer, was the first witness before the House Judiciary Committee today as it opened the final phase of its impeachment inquiry. Butterfield, who disclosed the existence of President Nixon's secret taping system, faced a day of questioning behind closed doors about the operations of the White House staff during the period of the Watergate investigation Now head of the Federal Aviation Administration, Butterfield was Nixon's appointments secretary at the time. The committee, which has received a vast amount of evidence concerning the activities of Nixon's aides, wants to see how it relates to Nixon himself. He is the first of 10 witnesses the committee has listed as possible subjects for examination before July 12, when it is due to stop taking evidence and start deliberating on proposed articles of impeachment. WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has passed and sent to the Senate a bill authorizing $480 million to deal with problems of juvenile delinquency and runaway youths. The four-year measure, approved Monday on a 329-20 vote, would establish a juvenile delinquency prevention agency in the Department of Health, Education and Welfare. The House defeated 210-144 an attempt by Rep. Albert H. Quie, R-Minn., to shift jurisdiction over the new agency to the Justice Department's Law Enforcement Assistance Administration. WA'SHINGTON (AP) — A grower's organization says soybean farmers are planting 52.2 million acres for harvest this year, sharply lower than projected by the Agriculture Department. The American Soybean Association of Hudson, Iowa, said Monday it based its acreage on surveys made last month among 1,400 farmers in 27 states. According to USDA, wet weather in corn and cotton areas has forced many producers to switch to soybeans. Last week the department said the result could be that the soybean acreage could increase "somewhat above" the 55 million acres farmers indicated last March. COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP)—The Council Bluffs City Council apparently disagrees with County Atty. Lyle Rodenburg on the city's responsibility to prevent the showing of the film "Deep Throat." Monday Rodenburg had said the state's obscenity law applies only to minors and said there is no law to preyent the showing of "Deep Throat" in Council Bluffs. However Monday night the Council Bluffs City Council voted to "take appropriate legal action" to prevent the film from being shown. City Atty. Hugh Finerty outlined Iowa's obscenity law to the Council saying the law left enforcement of obscenity cases to the state, through county attorneys.

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