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Iowa a place to grow Carroll Daily Times Herald Vol. 105 - No. 167 Return Postage Guaranteed Carroll, Iowa, Wednesday, July 17, 1974 — Sixteen Pages Delivered by Carrier Boy Each Evening for 60c Per Week YC- Single I PC Copy Turks on Move After Cyprus Coup War Jitters in Mediterranean By The Associated Press Informed sources said Turkey was moving 90,000 troops and war materiel to its Mediterranean shores today following the coup on Cyprus, and newspapers reported Turkish ships were sailing near the Greek islands of Rhodes and Mitilene. The moves came as Turkish leaders flew to London for urgent talks on the Cyprus crisis, military rebels tightened their grip on the island, and Archbishop Makarios told a news conference in England he left Cyprus because he felt he would be able to help his • people more effectively from outside the country. ^Rangers' Organized by Sheriff AUDUBON — Bill Shaw, sheriff of Audubon County, has announced the beginning of a new service for his department. Effective July 1, he officially began an auxiliary unit called the Audubon County Sheriff Special Deputy Rangers. This group, headed by Lloyd' Kelly, Hamlin, will serve as assistants to the regular deputy sheriffs. They will have the same rights and powers as the regular deputy sheriff, but will be under the jurisdiction and control of the sheriff and his deputies. Presently the sheriff's department has only enough deputies for one man to a car. With this new organization, at least two deputies will be in^ each unit. These backup men will be a valuable asset to the regular deputies, Shaw said. When investigating a crime or violation, the special deputies will make the job much safer and give the regular deputies more confidence while completing his assignment. The group will have regular officers appointed by Shaw and approved by a vote of the regular special deputies membership. A constitution, bylaws and general organization plan has already been approved by the sheriff after being written by Roger McLaughlin. Incorporation is presently being drawn up by County Attorney Robert Nelson of Exira. Membership will be limited, Shaw added, to those who wish to serve the people of Audubon County under the constitution and bylaws, who wish to actively participate in helping to keep Audubon a law-abiding area by patrolling all areas of the county, who wish to assist the sheriff and his deputies while having the full rights of arrest and apprehension and to those who qualify physically, mentally and emotionally. Rangers, See Page 2 There are approximately 490,000 Greeks and 115,000 Turks on Cyprus. The military rebels that overthrew Makarios on Monday are believed to be committed to enosis, or union with Greece, and the Turkish government fears any such move would threaten its interests on the Mediterranean island. Greece has denied any involvement with the coup. In Brussels, all members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization except Greece sup•ported a call for the withdrawal of Greek officers from the Cyprus national guard as the best way to calm the situation, a NATO source said. Makarios said the coup against him Monday was organized by the Greek military regime in Athens and led by Greek officers serving in his national guard. "They tried to kill me by attacking the presidential palace with mortars and other weapons," he said. "The palace was demolished. "They thought I was killed and they said on the radio that I was taken—but as you can see I am alive. "I succeeded in escaping. I went first to Paphos, where there is a radio station from which I made several broadcasts to my people. "Yesterday morning a small warship of the national guard fired at the radio station and demolished it, while at the same time armored cars and tanks moved toward Paphos." Paphos is Makarios's home town in southwest Cyprus. Explaining his decision to leave, Makarios said, "I didn't want to fall into the hands of the Greek junta. I preferred to leave Cyprus. I felt that going into hiding was not the answer. . . ." After consultation with British government leaders, Makarios was expected to fly on to New York to appeal to the United Nations Security Council for help in reversing the coup that unseated him on Monday. The British forces' radio station on Cyprus reported a calm night for the island, with only "an occasional rifle shot and automatic weapons fire heard." It said the curfew imposed by leaders of the coup on Greek Cypriot sectors of the island had been lifted but might be reimposed later in the day. A pooled news dispatch late Tuesday from Nicosia, the capital, said shooting continued in some towns. But Greek sources in Athens reported the surrender of pro-Makarios forces in Paphos, the president-archbishop's stronghold to which he had fled Monday, and the National Guard whose officers CIR Asks for 3rd of Rail Funds Amtrak Meeting Here —Sta/f Photo There was a strategy meeting Wednesday morning at the Carroll Chamber of Commerce office concerning the possibility of an Amtrak route through Carroll. The men were preparing for a scheduled Aug. 20 meeting in the U.S. capitol building with John W. Barnum, undersecretary of transportation. The meeting will deal with a proposed 10-state experimental rail passenger route for 1975. Attending the meeting were (left to right) James B. Wilson, vice-president ana general manager Daily Times Herald; Tom Dolezal, studying depot restoration; Paul Collison, KCIM station manager; M. J. (Mike) Arts, Carroll Chamber of Commerce executive vice-president; Dr. Marvin Lind, assistant director Iowa Development Commission; W. D. Keith, chairman Western Association of Railroad Passengers; Patrick Breheny, executive assistant to Iowa Congressman William J. Scherle, and Ronald Schechtman, Carroll city attorney. Involving Parents, Bargaining Law Are Top ISEA Priorities DES MOINES, Iowa (AP)— Involving parents in education and a successful start with the public employe bargaining law are the top priorities of the new Iowa State Education Association (ISEA) president. Walter Galvin on Tuesday became the second person to be re-elected to the independent professional organization of 30,000 Iowa teachers. He first served in 1971-1972. He replaces Dr. Robert Creighton, who will return as band director at Shenandoah High School. At a news conference, Galvin said, the bargaining law will not automatically be used by teachers to increase their salaries.. What the school districts spend is determined by the legislature and school districts can't go beyond those limits, he said. Galvin, 46, emphasized that teachers would not be put into a "collective beggars" position under the law which went into effect July 1. - He said both teachers and the school board must agree to a final arbitration offer. Strikes by public employes are forbidden under the law. One of the problems facing teachers is dismissal by not continuing one's contract, he said. Whether it be a public or private hearing, Galvin said, when a teacher is dismissed, he or she often has to appear before the same person or group that ordered the original dismissal. He said he would suggest submitting the matter to an impartial third group. Area Forecast Fair Wednesday night, lows 70 to 75. Mostly sunny Thursday, highs in 90s. DES MOINES, Iowa (AP)The Central Iowa Railroad Co. has asked for $1 million of the $3 million appropriated by the legislature to help out railroad branch lines. Harlan Stubbs of Kalona, president of the short line railroad which runs from Hills to Montezuma, said the money would be used to upgrade the track to haul coal from deposits soon to be tapped in the Thornburg area to Iowa markets. The request was one of several presented to the Iowa Energy Policy Council's railroad task force Tuesday which is formulating recommendations for the council about how to spend the appropriation for the railroads. Other requests came from: —Ernest Poole, operator of the Crawford Elevator Co. of Ida Grove, for at least $44,000 and not more than $132,000 to help upgrade a 38 mile Chicago and North Western branch so that it can handle jumbo grain hopper cars of 263,000 pounds capacity. He said the money would be repaid in two or three years under a "pay back'' agreement already signed by the railroad. —Former state Sen. Charles Laverty and other Indianola businessmen to rebuild an 11- mile Rock Island line from Indianola to Carlisle at an estimated cost of $598,000. —Kenneth Ludlow of the Iowa Grain and Feed Association for an unspecified amount to upgrade a Chicago and North Western line from Roland to near Marshalltown. Stubbs told the task force the ICO Corp. of Iowa City, which operates the Central Iowa Railroad, is ready to develop the coal deposits near Thornburg and wants to ship the coal by rail. But he said the Central Iowa must be ugraded from a Class One road, with trains traveling at speeds of six to ten miles an hour, to a Class 3 road capable of carrying trains at up to 30 m.p.h. to handle the coal shipments. He said the coal, after sulphur is washed out of it, will meet environmental standards and the rail shipping rate would be about $5 a ton, compared with $13 a ton if shipped by truck. Poole said three elevators Railroads, See Page 2 from the Greek Army led the coup appeared to be gaining control of most key points on the island. The Security Council met in emergency session in New York on Tuesday but after inconclusive debate adjourned to a w a i t developments. The United States and Britain urged a wait-and-see policy. The Soviet Union accused the Greek military junta in Athens of instigating the coup and said "time will not wait." And the U.N. delegate from the Makarios government appealed to the council to order a ceasefire. In Nicosia, a seven-man civilian cabinet was sworn in to work with Nikos Sampson, the militant advocate of enosis (union with Greece) who was picked by the leaders of the coup to replace Makarios as president. Makarios, after three defiant radio broadcasts from the bishop's palace in Paphos, took refuge on Tuesday in one of Britain's air bases on Cyprus and then was flown to Malta, where the British governor general and Prime Minister Dom Mintoff welcomed him as a chief of state. A Royal Air Force plane waited to fly him to London. Paphos, on the southwest coast of Cyprus, reportedly fell to the rebels after navy gunboats shelled the city and the National Guard mounted a land offensive with tanks and artillery from Nicosia and Limassol. The town was reported defended by hundreds of civilians and police. Gunfire was still heard in Nicosia on Tuesday, but the National Guard controlled all key points in the city's Greek Cypriot sector. The curfew was lifted for 90 minutes on Tuesday afternoon to allow the population to shop for food. Sale of alcohol as banned. NO PARKING 8A.M.T0430RM. COURTHOUSE Business OKI* BY ORDER BY! SUPERVISORS -surr Photo No Parking — Signs were erected in the Carroll County Court House parking lot Tuesday prohibiting parking for those persons who do not have business in the court house. One parking lot section is reserved for court house personnel. The signs were erected in keeping with an order, unen- forced until now, by the Board of Supervisors last fall. The no-parking order was prompted by the loss of city parking spaces on the south side of the court house and because of congestion in the parking lot during a jury trial, County Auditor William C. Arts Jr. said. Arts said one section of the lot will be reserved for jurors during a trial. Working on the sign above is Scott Thein, son of Mr. and,Mrs. Jack Thein, Carroll!' PER Board Named by Governor Ray Traffic Deaths DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) The Iowa highway death count through midnight Tuesday as prepared by the Iowa Department of Public Safety: This year to date—297 Last year to date—423 DES MOINES, Iowa (AP)— Iowa's new Public Employe Relations Board (PER), the panel which will administer the public employe negotiations law, was appointed Wednesday by Gov. Robert Ray. Named to the board were Judge Edward Kolker of Waterloo, Vernon COOK 01 Clinton and John Loihl of Park . Forest, 111. Kolker, 34, presently an associate district judge, will be chairman of the board. Cook, 56, is a 32-year veteran of the Clinton Fire Department and has been a member of the Clinton School Board for 27 years. Loihl, 28, is a labor relations field examiner for the A New Controversy Among Lutherans ST. LOUIS (AP) —The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod has become embroiled in another controversy, this time involving the Lutheran Church of America. The president of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, the Rev. Dr. Jacob A.O. Preus, Monday took exception to a resolution recently passed by an LCA convention in which the Missouri Synod was criticized for "official efforts to legislate adherence to additional documents that serve to fence God's Word and fracture God's people." The LCA resolution referred to a long-standing doctrinal dispute within the LCMS that has threatened to split the 2.8-million member synod. Conservatives maintain stories in the Bible must be interpreted as literal fact while moderates have held that the validity of such stories as "Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden" and "Jonah and the Whale" is in the lessons the stories tell. Preus criticized the LCA resolution and said a committee is being formed to meet with LCA President Robert J. Marshall to discuss the problem. "Had we known that such a resolution was being planned for your convention," Preus told Marshall in a letter, "we would have been happy to supply you with full information, including speakers, to explain our position." The doctrinal issue has led to the virtual closing of the synod's Concordia Seminary in St. Louis and a number of resignations from the synod's Board for Missions. National Labor Relations Board and is a former lowan. Under the law passed by the 1974 Legislature, all three positions are full-time, with the chairman receiving $24,000 annually and the other two getting $21,600. All three members say they will move to the Des Moines area. , "We are pleased to have been able to have attracted three individuals whose separate experiences,should be complementary to those of the others as they work together in this new experience in Iowa government," Ray said. The governor said Kolker has an understanding of law and the judicial process, Cook has served on both sides of the negotiating table and Loihl has a good understanding of the intricacies of labor issues. All three appointments are subject to Senate confirmation. Kolker is a Democrat, Cook a Republican and Loihl an independent. Board, See Page 2 World Wide Loss Reported DENIS ON, Iowa (AP)—World Wide Meats, Inc. has reported a loss of more than $133,383 in the last fiscal year. President Ray Shubat told the annual stockholders meeting Tuesday that the loss for the year ended March 31 was six cents per share of common stock. The stockholders elected Dr. George Berry, Denison, as a new member of the board of directors. Earl McCullough and Clark Knowles, both of Denison, were re-elected to the board. Turner Rakes Plan to Raise Charge Interest Younkers Stores Accused of 'Misleading the Public 9 Celebrator — —Staff Photo Phil Drey found out Tuesday that motor-driven swings are more fun than the kind you supply the power for. Phil was one of the visitors at the celebration put on by Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish. Food stands, entertainment and kiddie rides were just part of the action Tuesday night in Mt. Carmel. Phil is the 4-year-old son of the George Dreys of Carroll. DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Younkers Brothers Department Stores is "misleading the public" in its plan to raise revolving charge account interest rates next month, Atty. Gen. Richard Turner charged Wednesday. Both Younkers and Sears have notified their credit customers that they will begin charging their credit customers 13 per cent interest on the first $500 of the customer's account balance and 15 per cent above $500, effective Aug. 1. That is the new maximum interest authorized by the state's new consumer credit law. But the new rates can not be charged on existing accounts before Oct. 1 unless the customer agrees to an earlier increase in writing. Sears sent a copy of its new terms to its customers in June with the statement: "When you make your next purchase at Sears, you will be asked to sign this agreement." But Younkers' notice — mailed last week — states: "Your acceptance of the charge account credit plan is evidenced by your use of the account, including mail and phone orders, after the effective date." Turner said the Younkers notice is "very misleading" because it does not tell the customers a new agreement must be signed before the higher interest rate can take effect. Younkers' attorney — John Fletcher of Des Moines — said that firm would require all its credit customers to sign the new agreement before making a credit purchase. Both Younkers and Sears charged 18 per cent annual interest on revolving charge accounts before the Iowa Supreme Court ruled last September the charge accounts were governed by the state usury law and 9 per cent was the maximum legal interest. That decision came in a suit filed by Turner against Younkers. The attorney general said the Younkers notice does not comply with Iowa law and he accused the firm of "skating along the edges of the law." But Fletcher said the Younkers notice was intended only to comply with the federal truth-in-lending law and not Iowa law. The Younkers attorney said he had cleared the firm's interest hike with the assistant attorney general Julian Garrett and has been assured everything is legal. "Turner does not appreciate the full impact of various kinds oilaws," Fletcher said. "We will comply fully with the law — that's all laws," he said. "It has always been Younkers policy to comply with all laws." Turner said lowans should not pay the new 18 per cent interest on charge accounts before Oct. 1 if they do not sign a new agreement. "They don't have to sign a new agreement," he said. The attorney general admitted that stores do not have to sell to anyone who refuses to sign a new credit agreement. "They don't have to keep their promises."

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