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Deaths, Funerals | ^^HjEI—J Daily Record JOHN WALSH COON RAPIDS - John Walsh, 85, who formerly farmed near Coon Rapids, died Thursday, July 18, at Mesa, Ariz., where he had lived since retiring in 1966. Mass of the resurrection will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday in Annunciation Church here, with burial in the parish cemetery. The Rev. Henry Meyer of Dedham will officiate. Friends may call starting Sunday morning at the Ohde Funeral Home in Coon Rapids, where the rosary will be recited at 8 p.m. Sunday. Mr. Walsh is survived by his wife, Edith, two sons, four daughters, 17 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; also a brother, Joe Walsh of Coon Rapids and two sisters, Mrs. Mamie Kult of Coon Rapids and Mrs. Margaret Hanson of Granger. Break in Heat Due By The Associated Press Iowa's lengthy spell of hot, dry weather was possibly nearing an end Friday as cooler air began to push into the northeastern sections of the state. Scattered showers and slightly cooler temperatures are likely over most sections of Iowa Friday night and Saturday. Lows Friday night will range from the mid 60s in the north to the mid 70s in the southwest. Highs Saturday will be from the 80s in the northeast to the mid 90s in the south and west. Council Bluffs reported the state high of 104 degrees Thursday while Sioux City and Des Moines were close behind with 103 degree readings. Decorah was the coolest spot in the state with an afternoon high of 89. 'First Acre' Ceremony to Mark Survey A "First Acre" ceremony to celebrate the beginning of a complete standard soil survey in Carroll County has been scheduled for Friday, Aug. 2, at 2 p.m. at the east side shelter house at Swan Lake Park, Lloyd Freese, Westside, chairman of the Carroll County Soil Conservation District Board of Commissioners, said Friday. The soil survey will be made by the Soil Conservation Service in cooperation with the Iowa Agriculture Experiment Station, the Iowa Department of Soil Conservation and Carroll County. Field work is expected to begin this year and be completed within three to four years, Freese said. The ceremony will begin at the shelter house and will actually take place at a chosen site within the park, Freese said. In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held in the shelter house. 3o-Year Term for Bank Holdup ROCKWELL CITY, Iowa ( A P )—Edward Gerdes of Pomeroy was sentenced to 30 years at the Fort Madison state penitentiary Friday for the robbery of a Manson bank. The sentence was handed down by District Judge James Smith of Carroll. Gerdes pleaded guilty earlier to charges of robbing the Manson State Bank of about $4,800 on July 9. He was arrested in Pomeroy about two hours after the robbery. IN MEMORY OF Mrs. Elmer Brus RR Scranton — Age 54 Funeral Services 10:30 Saturday at Peace Lutheran Church, Glidden | Officiating Pastor Paul Bussert Friends may call at the Darin ft Woodhouse Funeral Home, Glidden after 12 noon Friday. Prayer Service 8 p.m. Friday at the Oahn ft Woodhouse Funeral Home, Glidden Interment: Westlawn Cemetery, Glidden DAMN & WOODHOUSE FUNERAL HOMES MRS. VERONICA MAHER Mrs. Veronica Maher, 82, of Carroll died at 9:15 p.m. Thursday, July 111, at the home of her niece and nephew, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Malloy, in Davenport, whe-re she had been residing for the last several months. Mass of the resurrection will b\e held at 9:30 a.m. Monday in St. Lawrence Church, with bu.rial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Mrs. Maher's nephew, the Rev. Lloyd W. White of Deni.son, will officiate. Arrangements are in charge of the Sharp Funeral Home of Carro'll, where friends may start calling after 7:30 p.m. Saturday. The rosary will be recited -at 8 p.m. Saturday and on Sunday at 3 p.m. by the Legion oif Mary and at 8 p.m. Mrs. Maher was born Jan. 13, 1892, at Wall Lake, a daughter of Peter and Hannah Murphy .Lawler. She was married to Thomas Maher at St. Joseph's Church in Wall Lake. The couple lived first at Halbur and' then at Arcadia for a short time before making their home at 819 North Adams Street, Carroll. Mr. Maher died Feb. 1,1965. Mrs. Maher is survived by a brother, Vincent Lawler of Davenport, and many nieces and nephews in this area. She was a member of St. Lawrence Chiurch and the Legion of Mary.: No Weight Gain For STOP Club Twelve membeirs weighed in at the STOP meeting last night with no weight gain and none stayed the same. The 12 lost a total of 25 ; pounds. One member won the food contest by losing 5M> pounds. A door prize was given. "Do's and Don'ts" papers were discussed. Dales for the style show will be l>eptember 12 and November 21. Members only are invited. • Board (Continued From Page 1) the investigation, Comito immediately called Smith and set up an appointment -with Iowa Attorney General Richard Turner. Comito is 1 to meet with Turner Monday, July 22, at 1 p.m., and will at that time request Turner to file a petition for the board's 1 removal. Contacted about the results of the investigation Friday morning, Dr. Hall responded he had no comment at that time. The board of education meets in special session Monday evening, July 22, at which time it is expected the members will vote to turn the records over to the Carroll auditing firm to be brought up to date. The condition of the warrant register came to light when Joe Curnyn, a field auditor with the state auditor's office, attempted to check the board's records June 28. He found ait that time the records had noi 1 . been posted. Curnyn stopped at the education office again JuJy 15 and again found the records to not be complete. The board at its March 22 meeting passed a motion asking that an auditor from the state office check the books Jully 1 to make sure proper bookkeeping methods were being used. Markets Mrs. Veronica Maher Carroll — Agt> 82 Friends may call at the Sharp Funeral Home in Co'rroll after 7:30 p.m. Saturday Rosaries: 8 p.m. Saturday 3 p.m. Sunday by Legion of Mary 8 p.m. Sunday Mass of the Resurrection: 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Lawrence Church Officiating: Rev. Lloyd W. White, Denijon Interment: Mt. Olivet Cemetery SHARP FUNERAL HOME Carroll, Iowa Serving Carroll for 34 years GRAIN Soybeans, No. 2 $7.05 Corn, No. 2 yellow 3.10 Oats 1.40 OMAHA, Neb. (AP) ( U SD A ) — Livestock quotations Friday: Hogs: 3,500; barrows and gilts largely steady to 25 lower, some 260-290 Ib 50 lower; 1-3, 200-240 Ib 37.00-37.50; part load 223 Ib 38.00; 240-260 Ib 36.50-37.50. Sows strong to 50 higher, instances 75 higher; 330-650 Ib 27.75-30.00. Cattle and calves: 400; not enough activity on any class to fully establish a market; Scattered sales cows 25-50 higher, utility and commerical cows 20.00-22.00. Sheep:None. Estimated receipts Monday: Cattle and calves 6,500; hogs 6,000; sheep 700. DES MOINES, Iowa (AP)-(USDA) Iowa-southern Minnesota direct hogs: Estimated receipts Friday 40,000; actual receipts Thursday 51,000; week ago 18,000; year ago 58,000. Trade slow; demand uneven, ranging from good to fair; butchers weak to 50 lower, instances 1.00 lower; U.S. 1-3 200-230 Ibs at country points 35.50-36.00; plants 35.50-36.50; sows about steady; U.S. 1-3 270-330 Ibs 26.75-28.50. Sheep: Estimated receipts Friday 11,100; slaughter lambs steady to 1.00 lower Thursday, mostly 50-1.00 lower; choice and prime 90-105 Ib spring lambs 37.00-39.00, large share 37.00-38.00; most choice 80-105 Ibs 36.00-37.00. Board of Trade CHICAGO (AP) - Farm commodity futures soared to limits early on the Chicago Board of Trade today, then fell back under profit-taking. Earlly limit gains included soybeans 30 cents a bushel, Chicago wheat 20 cents, corn 10 cents, oats 6 cents, soybean meal $10 a ton and soybean oil 100 points. After the limits had been touched, a sell-off set in first in the wheat pit then corn, then oats, followed by soybeans, soybeam oil and meal. Prices in the soybean complex returned to nearly their limit levels, but not in wheat, corn and oats. Trade was mixed, however, but the biggest early sellers again were commercial interests. A'/ter about an hour, soybean futures were 21 to 87Vfc cents a bushel higher, July 7.41; Chicago wheat was 2% lower to 4Vfe higher, July 4.41; Gulf wheat was not traded; corn was % LOWER to — IMs higher, July 3.38; oats were 2 to 4 higher, July 1.71. Wall Street NEW YORK (AP) -The stock market was mixed today, giving up on a modest early rally attempt. The noon Dow Jones average of 30 industrials was off 1.80 at 787.39, although advancing issues held on to a narrow lead over declines on the; New York Stock Exc hange. Trading was slow. Brokers said the market atmosphere was chilled a bit by the government's report that consumer prices climbed at a 12 p<;r cent annual rate in June, even though bad news on inflation had been expected for the month. Southern Co. was the most active NYSE issue, up Vz at 12. A 199,9CK)-share block of the issue changed hands at 12Vi. On the American Stock Exchange , the market value index ed,ged up. 14 lo 79.54. Giant Yellowknife, the Amex volume leader, added a point to 17%. New Vehicles Registered— Jane 0. Drees, Carroll, Chevrolet; Farmers Coop. Assn., Ralston, CMC. Real Estate Transfers- Estate of Frank P. Juergens to Glenn F. Juergens, Lot 2, Block 3, Hinrichs Northside Addition to Carroll. Estate of Frank P. Juergens to Glenn F. Juergens, N 1 / 2 SW 1 /4 and SE'/4NW'/4 of Sec. 32, Twp. 85N, Range 33W. Objectives, Priorities for Rail Funds DES MOINES, Iowa (AP)— The Iowa Energy Policy Council heard testimony Thursday from railroad spokesmen seeking shares of a $3 million state appropriation for an experimental program to upgrade branch rail lines. The council made no determination how the money will be spent, but did adopt objectives and priorities as to how the funds might best be spent. A demonstration project to upgrade a branch line will hopefully be underway by late summer so that some results might be shown to the legislature next January, said John Millhone, council director. "I would like to see a three- party agreement" in utilizing the funds, Millhone said. The agreement would consist of using state funds, financial participation by railroads selected for the model program, and pledges of financial assistance and expanded use of upgraded lines by communities they serve. Project proposals must be submitted before Aug. 15, Millhone said. Proposals received at a later date "will be considered only if assistance funds are still available." Each of the railway spokes- m e n cited deteriorating railbeds, ties and track as a need for state assistance. Ford Hears Tapes; 'Nixon is Innocent' GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Vice President Gerald R. Ford says he changed his ' mind about listening to White .House. Watergate tapes .and after hearing them still thinks President Nixon is innocent of anything impeachable. Since he took the nation's No. 2 office last December, Ford has insisted it would be inappropriate for him as a potential presidential successor to become involved by listening to the tapes. However, he disclosed at a hometown news conference on Thursday that he changed his mind because of the controversy over conflicting transcripts. The House Judiciary Committee on July 9 released transcripts of eight tapes given it by the White House. The committee version of the White House conversations differed in a number of important details from the edited transcripts the White House made public in April. "I have, I think, read, heard or otherwise absorbed the various material that has been submitted to the Judiciary Committee. There are some differences in the transcripts," Ford said. POLICE DEPARTMENT Two-Car Accidents- Dean T. Gramawski was charged by police with failure to have control of his vehicle after an accident Thursday evening at the intersection of U.S. 30 and Main Street. The Gramawski vehicle struck the rear of a car driven by Patrick E. Wiese when Wiese was stopped behind some cars at a red signal, police said. Both drivers are from Carroll. There were no injuries. A car driven by Ann B. Fangman, Carroll, struck a car driven by Sherry A. Schroeder, Carroll, at the intersection of First and Adams Streets Thursday afternoon, police reported. The Fangman car was southbound on Adams, while the Schroeder auto was headed west on First. Seven-month-old Kim Schroeder was reported bruised, and was taken home. FIRE DEPARTMENT Rescue Cat- Carroll firemen rescued a cat from on top of a utility pole early Thursday afternoon behind 119 North West Street. ST. ANTHONY REGIONAL HOSPITAL Births- Mr, and Mrs. Mark R. Stoelk, Westside, a son Thursday Mr. and Mrs. Jerry M. Schafer, Carroll, a daughter Friday Turner Asks Order to Hall Interference DES MOINES, Iowa (API- Iowa Atty. Gen. Richard Turner has asked for an injunction against an Arizona land dealer to stop the firm from allegedly interfering with operations of his off ice. Turner had filed a fraud suit against Thunderbird Valley Inc. of Tucson, Ariz., last February. In a motion filed in Polk County District Court Thursday, Turner said the firm is using "threats, accusations and motions...to interfere with (Turner's) duties." He charged the firm with trying to coerce payment by many lowans who have already declared that they were induced by fraud to sign purchase agreements with the firm. Turner's petition asked the court to: —Enjoin the firm from communicating with lowans who have signed contracts while action is pending. —Require all monies to be paid to Thunderbird Valley to be held by the court while action is pending. —Require the firm to notify each Iowa customer of the person or firm to whom the court has ordered their payments to be sent. —Require the company to submit for prior approval by the court any communications it intends to send Iowa purchasers. Fair Seeks 'Italian Queen' DES MOINES, lowa'(AP)— The Italian Festival Committee of this year's "The Discoverers" Iowa State Fair will sponsor an Italian Queen contest, Larry Scalise, committee chairman, said Friday. Legal Notices Open Meeting Law is Upheld ELKADER, Iowa (AP)—District Judge Dennis Damsgaard of Cedar Falls Thursday upheld Iowa's open meeting law against a contention that it was vague and therefore unconstitutional. The Weather IOWA FORECAST ScatteTed showers and thundershowers and not as warm tonight and Saturday. Low tonight mid 60s north, mid 70s southwest. High Saturday 80s northeast, mid 90s southwest. IOWA EX TENDED F-ORECAST Sunday through Tuesday—A chance of showers north portion Sunday and Monday. High temperatures ranging in SHOWERS Judge Damsgaard ordered the case of R. L. Evans of Monona, who was charged March 7 with violating the open meetings law in his capacity as president of the Area One Board of Education, back to the court of Judicial Magistrate Rosemary Tuecke of Guttenberg for trial. the 90s. Lows mid 60s to lower 70s. The Weather in Carroll (Daily Temperatures Courtesy of Iowa Public Service Co.) At 7 a.m. today 74 At 10 a.m. today 83 Briefly Evans' attorney, Donald Gloe of Decorah, had argued the section of the law that allows closed meetings for "an exceptional reason so compelling as to override the general public policy in favor of public meetings" is so vague that it violates the due process sections of the Iowa and U.S. constitutions. However, Judge v, » j , u - u IAO Damsgaard said Gloe's Yes e?Sav's low ? «*»"«* takes the part ° f the Y esteraay s low /a i aw out O f con text with the entire open meetings statute. The charge against Evans was filed by Clayton County Atty. Kevin Neyland. It alleges Evans knowingly held Weather A Year Ag( Rainfall in the 24 hours prior to 10 a.m. a year ago today in Carroll amounted to .20 inch. Temperatures included a low of 70 and a high of 83 degrees. unlawful closed meetings at Strawberry Point on Dec. 11 and Jan. 8. IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE STATE OF IOWA IN AND FOR CARROLL COUNTY NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL, OF APPOINTMENT OF EXECUTOR, AND NOTICETOCREDITORS Probate No. 10762 IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF Nina C. Shaver, Deceased. TO .ALL PERSONS INTERESTED IN THE ESTATE OF Nina C. Shaver Deceased: You are hereby notified that on the 18th day of July, 1974, the last will and testament of Nina C. Shaver deceased bearing date of the 10th day of May, 1960, was admitted to probate in the above'named court and that G. A. Minnich was appointed executor of said estate. Notice is further given that any action to set aside said will must be brought in the district court of said county within one year from the date of the second publication of this notice, or thereafter be forever barred. Notice is further given that all persons indebted to said estate are requested to make immediate payment to the undersigned, and creditors having claims against said estate shall file them with the clerk of the above named district court, as provided by law, duly authenticated, for allowance; and unless so filed within six months from the second publication of -this notice (unless otherwise allowed or paid) such claim shall thereafter be forever barred. Dated this 18th day of July, 1974. G. A. Minnich Executor of said Estate 721 N. Main St. Carroll, Iowa 51401 Minnich 8. Neu Attorneys for said Executor Carroll, Iowa 51401 Alfred J. Klocke Clerk of the District Court Court House, Carroll, Iowa Date of second publication 26th day of July, 1974. July 19, 26, 1974 IBP Trial Continues NEW YORK (AP)-The cochairman of Iowa Beef Processors, J. Robert Kemp, has testified that it took him nine months to learn that his company was allegedly involved in a $1 million scheme to bribe supermarket and union officials. Iowa Beef and Currier J. Holman, the other cochairman, are on trial in State Supreme Court on misdemeanor charges of conspiring to offer bribes to get the company's prepackaged beef into the New York market. The arrangements were allegedly made through Moe Steinman, a supermarket labor relations director and meat broker, who is scheduled for trial in the fall. Kemp, the third defense witness in the six-week-old nonjury trial, told Justice Burton B, Roberts Thursday about an April 1970 meeting here between Iowa Beef and union officials and Steinman. "Steinman seemed to be a low-class individual," Kemp said. "I wasn't in favor of a brokerage agreement with him." He said he based his feeling "mainly on Steinman's appearance, the way he conducted himself and his language." He said that he didn't learn of the alleged payoff scheme until nine months later. Kemp was to be cross-examined Friday when the trial resumes. Bricklayers Accept New Pact DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP)After a one-day strike, bricklayers in Dubuque have voted to accept a new three-year contract. Members of Bricklayers Local 17 agreed to the contract Thursday. It will allow either management or labor to renegotiate after two years. Other terms of the agreement were not relieved. A number of construction projects were closed down Thursday when picket lines went up following a strike vote. Other unions honored the bricklayers' lines. One of the projects delayed by the strike was the million- dollar City-County Law Enforcement Center. Completion date for the center, which was originally scheduled for August, has been set back until October by recent construction walkouts. The 90 members of the bricklayers union are involved in projects from Guttenberg to Maquoketa. Find Man Dead, Wife in Coma KORT DODGE, Iowa (AP)— An elderly Fort Dodge man* was found dead in his home Thursday after neighbors became suspicious of newspapers accumulated on his doorstep. Authorities said Oscar E. Kuehnast, 73, apparently had been dead since suffering a heart attack Monday. His 75-year-old wife, who is an invalid and unable to leave her bed, was unable to summon help and had apparently not eaten in several da vs. Cosmonauts Land MOSCOW (AP) — Two Russian cosmonauts safely returned to earth today in their Soyuz 14 spacecraft, ending a two-week mission aboard the Salyut 3 space station, Tass reported. The government news agency said cosmonauts Pavel Popovich and Yuri Artyukhin "feel well" after soft-landing their Soyuz transport ship near Dzhezkazgan in central Asia. Their mission, which began July 3, has been fully fulfilled, the agency said. The mission's successful and safe conclusion was in sharp contrast to the tragedy of the Soviet space station effort in June 1971 when, after 23 days aboard Salyut 1, three cosmonauts were found dead, strapped to the seats of their Soyuz 11 craft. ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Premier Bulent Ecevit returned home from London today to increasing demands for Turkey's armed forces to intervene in Cyprus and prevent Greek annexation of the island. Turkish troops continued to mass along Turkey's southern coast 44 miles from Cyprus and naval units continued maneuvers along the Turkish coast as they have been doing for several days. Government sources said the ships — including destroyers, submarines and small gunboats, were on routine patrol. They said no landing craft, necessary for any intended landing of troops on Cypus, have left Turkish ports. The Turkish cabinet announced it would ask parliament on Saturday for extraordinary powers to act with a free hand in a crisis. Ecevit returned home a few hours before dawn and met immediately with the commanders of the armed forces and then called the cabinet into session. Coming out of the cabinet meeting at daybreak, he told newsmen that he had briefed his ministers on his London trip, but toward noon he called the cabinet into session again SYDNEY, Australia (AP) — A Pan American 747 jetliner with 92 persons aboard landed safely today after losing a big piece of its left wing as it was approaching Sydney airport. The Boeing 747 has an overall wingspan of 196 feet. A Pan Am spokesman said a piece 20 feet long and 3 feet wide of the left foreflap fell off about 12 miles before the plane touched down on a flight from Fiji. The pilot, Capt. G.W. Jones, 53, of Las Vegas, Nev., managed to retain full control of the plane, the spokesman said. Part of the wing section fell into the back yard of a house in the Sydney suburb of Roseville, but no one was hurt. Residents said they heard a loud crack as the plane passed overhead. By The Associated Press More than 74o'oOO Bell Telephone System workers have started to vote on whether to strike. Meanwhile, talks continue in the National Airlines strike, copper walkout negotiations are suspended temporarily and 20,000 workers remain off the job at several General Motors plants. Leaders of the Communications Workers Union, the International Brotherhood of Electricial Workers and a group of independent unions asked their members on Thursday to vote on whether they want to strike. The balloting is expected to be completed by mail in about two weeks. Talks have been recessed temporarily in the copper strike in which 30,000 workers have left their jobs. The negotiations are between the unions and three companies, American Smelting and Refining Co., Phelps Dodge Co. and Magma Corp. Aproximately 20,000 General Motors workers were on strike or were laid off because of the walkouts at plants in Lordstown, Ohio, and St. Louis. United Auto Workers Union members also are threatening to strike GM's Anderson, Ind., and Danville, 111., plants. A strike by 1,600 mechanics of National Airlines has idled 7,000 of the company's workers and grounded its aircraft. Talks are under way in Washington. HONOLULU (AP) - A chartered South Korean airliner flew here today after being shot at by more than 30 rounds of Communist antiaircraft fire following take off from Seoul International Airport, officials said. The Boeing 707 was not hit but returned to the Seoul airport because of mechanical trouble, a South Korean Defense Ministry spokesman said. The shooting occurred as the plane was flying over ChokangNi, about one-half mile south of the Han River, which separates South and North Korea. The river is about 15 miles north of Seoul. A ministry spokesman charged the North Koreans with committing a cruel and inhumane act against the civilian aircraft, which carried Asian foreign exchange students. UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. (AP) - The new government of Cyprus was rushing a representative to United Nations headquarters today to take part in the Security Council debate on Cyprus. But the council went ahead with plans to hear deposed President Makarios this afternoon as scheduled. Council President Javier Perez de Cuellar of Peru said Makarios would speak as the "president of Cyprus." And it was apparent that the Soviet Union and most of the other 14 members of the council were not going to accord legitimacy to anyone from the Greek-led forces that deposed Makarios. WASHINGTON (AP) - The case for impeachment will be p r e s e n t e d to the House Judiciary Committee by its staff at two closed-door briefings leading up to the committee's final deliberations next week. At the first session today, special counsel John Doar is expected to propose at least three broad articles of impeachment charging President Nixon with obstruction of justice, abuse of his constitutional powers and contempt of Congress. A Republican member of the committee predicted on Thursday that both the committee and the House will approve at least one article, leading to a Senate trial to determine whether Nixon should be removed from office. WASHINGTON (AP) - The House Rules Committee has voted to permit live broadcast coverage of the Judiciary Committee's impeachment debate, if the Judiciary panel concurs. The three commercial television networks said they were ready to provide the coverage on a daily rotation basis, and the Public Broadcasting Service said it would offer videotaped replays each evening on the 246-station public TV system.

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