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Carlisle limits chiefs job By LUCIA HERNDON RUlMtr Stiff Wrllir CARLISLE, IA. - The Carlisle City Council Monday night stripped the city's police chief of his law enforcement powers and limited his duties to a one- hour daily review of police activities. The council voted to require the chief to make a review of those, activities five days each week and to submit a written report of those reviews at each of the twice-monthly council meetings. ' $3.75 an Hour It stipulated that the reviews could not take more than one hour to make, and it set the chief's salary at $3.75 an hour. The action came after Mayor Larry Anderson signed a controversial ordinance that gave the council the authority to set the chief's duties. Anderson said before the limited duties were established that the only reason he signed the ordinance was to give the city a charter for a police department. "In previous years, we've had a variety of police officers and marshals with no real power to have one. This will straighten that out a bit," he said. A Dispute Anderson and the five-member council have been involved in a dispute for two years over who controls the police department. The current confrontation concerns the status of Police Chief Don Porter. The council fired Porter last month, but Anderson, saying only the mayor has the power to hire or fire a police chief, reappointed him. But, because the council has the power to set the chief's salary, Porter has been working since July 9 without pay. Before the controversy erupted, Porter was making $9,000 a year. Monday's council action would limit the chief to $18.75 a week. Still Uncertain But it isn't certain if Porter will draw that money. "I don't know if Porter will give the reports," said Councilman James Bresino. "The mayor appointed him chief, so I guess he will give the reports. But, as far as the council is concerned, we have no police chief." Anderson has filed a lawsuit against the five members of the council to prevent them from enforcing a resolution that would have given control of the police department to the council. A hearing on that suit was scheduled for Monday in Warren County District Court at Indianola, but it was delayed indefinitely. •Anderson said the resolution connected with his lawsuit was a different issue than the ordinance he signed Monday night. In setting his duties, the council said the job of police chief will be a part-time position and that part time em- ployes may work elsewhere, if their other work does not interfere with their assigned duties. Fonr In Favor Four council members voted In favor of the motion. Councilman Robert Sinclair was not present for the vote. The rules will become effective Thursday upon publication in a newspaper. Anderson told the council that he had received a letter of resignation from one of Carlisle's three police officers, Leland Pace. He said Pace cited personal problems as the reason for his leaving. The two remaining officers are Roger Anderson and Ron Grant. Tues., Aug. 26,1975 • DCS MOINES REGISTER / 3 WIREPHOTO (AP) Brooklyn congressman gets taste of Iowa farm life Frank Buryanek, center, who farms near Ha warden, shows U.S. Representative Fred Richmond (Dem., N.Y.), left, bow to close the gate on a calf to be vaccinated. U.S. Representative Berkeley Bedell (Dem., la.) watches. Bedell invited Richmond, of Brooklyn, N.Y., a fellow member of the House Agriculture Committee, to Iowa for a first look at farming operations. NO MAYOR BID FOR TIM URBAN Des Moines City Councilman Tim Urban said Monday he will seek re-election to the at-Iarge council seat he now holds. Urban said tie was merely "keeping all my options open" earlier this year when he took out nomination papers for the at- Iarge post as well as for the ward he lives in (Third Ward) and for mayor. He said he never had much interest in seeking the mayor's seat, which was held by his brother, Tom Urban, before Mayor Richard Olson was elected in 1971. Urban, who announced his decision at a press conference after Monday's City Council meeting, was elected in 1973 to fill an unexpired term. Announced candidates for mayor are Olson and the other at-large councilman, Russell LaVine. Announced candidates For Urban's seat are Lorraine Stamus of 4808 Valdez Drive and George Wingert of 1347 E. Douglas Ave. The Third Ward seat is being sought by incumbent George Nahas and James C. Etchison of 1800 Watrous Ave. End strike at CM Lordstown plant Leased Wire From Dow Jones DETROIT, MICH. - General Motors Corp. said Monday 2,500 workers at its Lordstown, Ohio, Wisher Body fabricating plant iave approved an agreement on work standards ending a month-long strike that halted production of GM's subcompact car and van lines. Details of he agreement weren't disposed. Council rejects official holiday Jan. 15 for King COUNCIL Continueiffrom Page One der the Department of Public Works, but Buss said that de partment already has enough to do with sewer and streei maintenance. Urges Decision Buss urged that the counci make a decision on the level of service as soon as possible so Wilkey can plan for the city takeover. The council deadlocked, 3 to 3, on a motion by Councilman Tim Urban that Wilkey prepare a report to the council on how garbage collectors for the city will be hired. Urban, who cast the only vote against city takeover, said his main concern was a smooth transition of the work force "at mid-winter." Hiring Plans Wilkey said collectors now last week that working for the solid waste agency would have to apply for the city jobs and would not matically. be He re-hired resisted auto- preparing the report sought by Urban, saying hiring plans have always been the prerogative of the city manager. Urban, Olson and Councilman George Nahas voted for the report and Councilmen Russell LaVine, Robert Scott, jr., and Buss voted against it. The tie vote meant Urban's motion failed. In the formal vote for city takeover Monday night, Olson, Nahas, LaVine, Scott and Buss were in favor and Urban was opposed. Councilman Jack Woods, who is on vacation, voted for city takeover in an informal vote last week. Other Action In other action, the council decided not to designate Jan. 15 as an official city holiday in memory of the late civil rights Witness dies after deposition CHAIN Continued from Page One attorney, had by that time entered the case as Holmquist's attorney in the case that had been pending since 1972. Les Burianek of Cedar Rapids — a photographer, private detective and professional accident investigator — had been retained to study the car for possible defects. Riley took a sworn deposition from Burianek as Holmquist's expert witness in the case the morning of last Mar. 28. Riley vividly recalls that a jovial and apparently healthy Burianek left the office after giving the deposition, joking with one of Riley's partners that Riley seemed anxious to get the deposition. guess Tom (Riley) thinks I won't live till the trial," laughed Burianek. Burianek, 61, died that night of a heart attack. The long-delayed trial had been set to open in Linn County District Court Monday. Key Witness In June, however, Ralph Gearheart of Cedar Rapids, an attorney for Volkswagen of America, asked for a continuance since a key expert witness for the defense "will be out of United States Europe until Oct. 6, and in 1975." Gearhart's motion noted that one the expert witness was not only premier also "a engineer of the world's racing drivers," but graduate mechanical and well qualified as an expert in the mechanics of the Porsche 914 steering mechanism." The motion noted that the ex- pert had been brought to Cedar Rapids in 1973 to study the car in question. On the strength of this, District Judge Ansel Chapman postponed the trial to Oct. 13. The expert witness was Mark Donohue. Donohue, 38, winner of the 1973 Indianapolis 500 and 56 other major professional races, died last Tueday in Graz, Austria, after suffering brain injuries two days before in a crash during practice for the Austrian Grand Prix. The transcript of Burianek's testimony for the plaintiff is expected to be admitted at the trial still scheduled to begin Oct. 13. Donohue hadn't given a formal deposition in the case. Funeral services for Donohue were to be held Monday at Summit, N.J., the same day the trial would have started here had it not been postponed to accommodate Donohue's racing schedule. leader Dr. Martin Luther King, jr. The council approved a motion making Jan. 15 a day of informal "commemorative recognition," that does not give workers the day off. Several councilffien said the city cannot afford to give em- ployes another holiday from work, and Councilman George Nahas said it should be an issue for negotiation with city employe groups. The holiday was sought by the Des Moines Human Rights Commissoin. The council also agreed to ask the state's City Development Board to approve the voluntary annexation of 10 commercial properties on the east side of Merle Hay Road south of Johnston. The board is a new unit created by the Home Rule Act to oversee annexations. City Planners earlier had told the council that annexation could cost $96,000 a year. Most of the cost would be to provide fire protection with a tanker fire truck because the area has no fire hydrants, the council was told. But City Planning Director Robert Mickle said the need for the costly tanker truck and crew has been eliminated since the report was made. It was learned that the city can connect fire hydrants to a water main, controlled by the Des Moines Water Works, that runs to Johnston along Merle Hay Road, Mickle told the council Monday. $10,000 bond set in marijuana case LINCOLN, NEB. (AP) Bond has been set at $10,000 for each of two Washington state men who were arrested after police were tipped that an airplane rented to one of the men contained some 200 pounds of marijuana. Donald E. King of Issaquah and Brian S. Sund of Seattle were charged Monday in Lancaster County Court with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, according to the Lancaster ney's office. County Attor- 0,M, AREA DRAKE GRADS The following students from the Des Moines area were among approximately 300 wh participated in Drake Univer sity summer commencemen exercises Aug. 15: . Baehtler •! Artt — Brant Bor«i toona; Richard Jess Allison, 2209 E. St.; Janice Elaine Amrein, «5 ~ ~ ninth St.; Julie Kay Bird, !fl( Drive; Patrick j. Brehney, av Aye.; Ktjth Calvin Christiansen, Hlckman Road;. Steven Leon Dotion, SgmM«-Kw«9..o.>«»i maro, 21)2 A ertwent' WMdla'n lrd'st./'bomTnle bere Ave.) - iriieii savler, _.. • Clinton Smith) 2140 Byrne summer riiiiami, ir., 153 n#.*,te'p Marlon Lea Hlnman, West DM Moines: Brian Lane*, tiem SI, west D*s Moines > «i< Wendrlcks, 400 Eighteenth St., V MOInn. •aeheler ef Arts in J erta Smy Dri rts in mythe Adamson, Dartanvan L. .Brown, Sf.; Oa lism — ive; . second Sf.; Oaora J. Mayan, rnlnqo Court; Thomas D. Mu Campbell rwood ty > ftr in* Art* — William Dre< aut M g 'auquaPkwy.; Kathry I Chautauqua Pkwy.; , »44 Twenty-ninth St. M general studies — lle.ninsixty.iecond St.; F 2Mt Tlttln Ave.i Nanc ... Floyd J heodora J itman, <«4 Forty.fltm s J Pamei Martin, mo Twenty-third St.; Ken E. Atoieley, 4MO Park Avt.; Davl Holt, Grlmi Bachelor lilratlon — nger. •lusic _ Elaina Robert " •«»">«» i homas Alan Boyca, MM C fAlf Circle; John Albert Countryman? n< Al'lv-saventh St.; Robert Ivan Crawford Park Avt.j Dennis Ronald Davis Liwnwood drive; Karen Louise Eg* ft ft,. MO S,iiW,!B, B *f* ar W Wlliram Hulk*, 4011 Tiffin Ave.; Ly» Edwar Johnson 4720 N.E. Thirtieth i St.; Gar Raa Mullenberg, 4907 s.W. Sixth St; ore Dewan Robinson, 140S Thlrty-tlrst St. Patrick j. storey, S7J7 Washington Ava. ell Eugene Aldrieh. 4416 Saventiet SS*? 11 "' ?""?«'•".«•. J!» tducanon _ Jaclyn Lou St.; Marian Aye.; John St.; Marga fourth Sf!; Valdat Drl 1521 •EVttufiori Colby ' AV*.; Brook Leigh Smith, 5tt las Ave.) Challie Chris Smith, 41 •- "Vive; Ramon* Ann Woods, 144 St.; Be haiene.E.. Flnesttad thirteenth Granger; Des Mofnesi Juditff CarbTRiti; cust St.rWest Des est ' .... Bos Judy L. Og Moines; -Master STO^ IWaVe.-^*.-* Ankeny; Harold G. Cook, 659 seventeen! St.; Vincent Joseph Oeangells, 1410 S.E Second St.; Bent Lee Hansell, 1708 Carol Circle; Stephen H. Leung, W72 Twenr seventh St.; Rose Marie Smith, 31J" ' lura Pkwy.; Landon E. White, Box Thomas Alan Williams, 2515 Thlrty-elanU St.,: William R. Wrlohf, 2110 Thirtieth If! . . Master el Arts - Frederick W. Stricklai Master af Twanty 3122 VI , y ,, c . , ox 1751 Hams, 2S1S Thlrty-elaM rrlghf, 2110 Thirtieth It! In Religious Leadership nd, sr. 2024 Mint Mary Am Ryan. ' Business Administration — Shanahan, 1214 Lynn Smith, .201 Banning, Ankeny; Patrick L '- • a; Harriett Jam Irst St.; March Ann Banning. 4240 Harwood c teni. «!4 Jhlri lia Umashankar, 2910 Clark'Mead Bolser, li Drive; Harriett Jane rhlrty-llrst St.; Mareli S..VV. Loomla Ave.; Suih Oak Drive ,\ia twenty-fifth St. i Ronald Gay Carle, 10} ;s.t Des. Moines; Rober Road, wet Alfred Dwayno aster.*f public Richard Glenn' Blond), Ralph Lewis ChJ .„ West Des Moines. Administration — St.; Ay*.; Joann T*fl«hSt.; Sharon Jeai d), 2319 Sixty-second uilders. 3111 Cottage Sylvia Dove, 523.1" JdSfi singer " Pamela Clem, s&u- 31' Jnda Kay Slackman man, 3917 ...„...,..„ Combs, 643 Thlrty-flr $KfW'3$PJ il &*'"fr t -i -- SWVj^m. E. Forty-first St.; SU Mae Joan eno « r . st -» Joan Ann ' Melvl . ; hyllls"ElalM Hail AY.e.;_ Carol plan* Hart, jgt 4516 Carl Knight, sen, 4H Martin, Drive; ; Caro Tlmoth 1 , St.; Kay Trudy Hoff idan Ave.i Mary Jo Av*.; Anita Jones ,ht-|.fh-pj. ref M ' r " Ktl ork Ave.; ... pFacei Marilyn Jean Patricia L Knud son. 2910 Thirty- St.; St.; Linda Darlene ire!nia e Morten. nth St.; Charlene C - Nlnety-thlrd I Court, ' , - - ?eor<ie Richard Pfander, »12 St.; Phyllis Ann Phoenix, 432J N. Yrnlnth St.; Kathy A. Pllle, 7- hlrd St.; Martha A. Ragland, 41 &•.; Suzanne Richardson, 3800 >rlve; Kayleen A. Semuelson, • A * lm8lhylBV Sehncek . >flrsf Twen- Slxty- Oranc .._--» ..JKonoi Jlmbthy'Jay"Se*hnce'kloth J724 St.; Grace Jove* sivadae, ~~"^;jzz w Di*ivfii~ AnArsntll R, Smith/ .. E. Fifth St.; Mlanne E. Stuart, 46Ji Boulevard Place; Ann TharnlsV 4017 St.; Joyce W. Trembl*, 4160 For. -;-•-. St.; Barbara Jill Varley, Ml? rattleboro Ave.; Lois Ann* Vincent, 15J Jarrison Ave.; Candle* Wl*nek*. 4024 Flf- .leth St.; Sandra Kay Wllladitn, 2507 iherldan Av*.; Bobretfa M. Williams, 40» y*nu* Fredrick M. Hubbeil; Wcha* Alan Wilson, 531 Forty-first St.; Kathrvn Mary Wrlaht, JMO Thirtieth St.; Sally Jo • • - ,|, —- Jutll Lee 2421 jlndV»rNorwalkTR'uTh"Marl* VroInT 24?, peasant St., West Dis Moln-s; Judllh W. -Inchem, 1715 Sey*nt*enth St, West Dis Aolnes; Frank Karl Holi 1711 Hlllsld* Ave., West Des Moines; Anne M. Lahey, 44 Twenty-ninth St., West Des MolneiV f. h " B..?^"? .. M . e J??n«W. ?M. Fourteenln .lB 9 St.. West DBS Moines; Ronald M. McHone, 2900 Giles, St., West Dei Malnas; Barbara i. Meyer, 113 Ashworth Roart, West Des Moines; Joanne S, Robblns, 512 Sixth St., West Des Moines. Maittr of science in reacning — Rutlv Zehfuis, 1045 Thlrty-flrst St., West Dei Moines, Specialist In Education — James Michael iPatrlck. 4400 Sixty-third St,. Urban- ale; Mildred Cede Toney, 2000 Grand Ave., West Des Moines. Specialists In iclwices — *lch»rd Lee tewart, Ankeny; Phyllis s. Hansell, 4001 ohn Lvnde Road; William R. Wright 2110 T hirtiath St. Doctor of Education — Donald L«« 'fine, Carlisle; James Everett Bowmen, 3608 Valdez Drive. Poctor at JurlspriHience — Llozy Edward Martin, Altoona. Carrier jets collide NORFOLK, VA. f AP) - Two et aircraft from the nuclear- powered carrier Nimitz collided midair during fueling exercise in the Atlantic Ocean, tilling two Navy fliers, a Navy spokeswoman here said Monday. Custom Upholstery Sale 20% Off featuring Henredon • Pearson • Gilliam . . . three of the raobl respected manufacturers ia the nation. During the month of August we offer you any in-stock or custom ordered Sofa or Chair at reductions of 20%. You'll find an almost endless selection of styles, fabrics and construction options, so that your sofa or chair can be "just right". Carpet—Draperies Provisional Decorator Service FURNITURE CO. 2507 Ingersoll 244-3243 Of f the Record g-x 1975,ThtRegiiitr and Tribunt Syndicate 'Hello, Dear — do you remember me telling you I had a slupid misunderstanding with my secretary?" Jury chosen in Snethen trial By DAVID YEPSEN A jury of eight men and four women was selected Monday in the trial of Daniel Snethen, 25 who is charged with the Sept. 2 slaying of Timothy Hawbaker 10, of Adel. Afterwards, Polk County Dis trict Judge James P.'Denato refused to say whether he had ruled on a motion by Snethen 1 attorney, Mike Wilson of Des Moines, to suppress an allegec confession made by Snethen the night of his arrest. Wilson filed the motion Pri day, contending that Snethen was not advised of his rights that the statement was in voluntary and that his client was insane at the time. "No Comment" "I have no comment and no discussion," Denato said when asked how he had ruled. But some sources said the judge had not ruled on the motion by the end of the day. Snethen underwent two psy chiatric examinations after his arrest. One competency jury found him incompetent to stand trial, but a later jury found him competent. At one point in the jury selection process, Denato asked the jurors to fill up some empty seats in the jury box. Snethen wondered aloud whai was going on and, when Denato told him to remain silent, Sne then cursed the judge. Called to Chambers Denato then called Snethen Wilson and Polk County Atty Ray Fenton into chambers Sources said the judge told Snethen not to make any further outbursts or he would be removed from the courtroom. Hawbaker's body was found in a cornfield southeast of Des Moines. He had been beaten and stabbed several times, police said at the time. Denato admonished the jurors not to listen or read news accounts of the trial and urged hem to be "impartial" in their tearing of the case. The trial is scheduled to resume at 9 a.m. today. Second death in suicide love pact 9 Atence France-Pitts* MANILA, THE PHILIPPINES - A Filipino youth mnged himself at his home icre Sunday to complete a two- week delayed double-suicide love pact" with a sweetheart who had earlier drunk a bottle of poison, police said, The ill- ated lovers committed suicide after their parents tried to break up their love affair. Accept No Substitute There is no event like COWNIES August Fur Event. We've been polishing our act since 1907. • 11 Wolnvt N*xt to Iowa 9 owor Mon.-Sat. 10 to 9:30 743-1216 ARREST TWO IN 'POT-SUSPICION By TOM SUK Polk County sheriff deputies Monday seized about 30 pounds of what is believed to be marijuana from a car that stalled on Interstate Highway 35 near Ankeny. David R. and Michele Hode] both 19, of Sauk Rapids, Minn., were arrested at about 5 p.m. on charges of having a stolen Florida license plate on the car. Radioed Description Deputy Donald Lee said an off-duty Elkhart policeman noticed the couple and their stalled car near the Ankeny exit. The policeman, in an attempt to aid the young couple, radioed in a description of the car and the license number, Lee said. It was discovered during a routine check, that the license plate was listed as stolen from Florida, the deputy said. Fresh Plants: While taking inventory of the car's contents, Lee said they found about 30 pounds of freshly picked and uncured plants, believed to be marijuana. The plants were undergoing laboratory analysis and the Federal Bureau of Investigation was notified, the deputy said. The couple was being held In the Polk County Jail, pending arraignment today. Beving voted to Walton post Don Beving was elected president of the Des Moines Izaak Walton League Monday night by the league's board of directors. Other officers, who will assume their duties Sept. 1, include Ron Sutphin, first vice- president; Max Marsh, second vice-president; Hank Wittkowski, treasurer; Dave Beveridge, secretary; and Marvin Davidson, honorary president. Woman Is found shot to death A 77-year-old Des Moines woman was found shot to death at her home Monday from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound, Dr. R. C. Wooters, Polk County medical examiner, said. The body of Mary Brookway was found by police Monday evening when they were sent to icr home at 2918 Des Moines St. Dr. Wooters ruled the death a suicide. Bond money would aid space pinch W.D.M. Continued from Page One Western Mills- ire being assigned to other schools.^ Approximately 45 third, fourth, fifth and sixth graders living in apartment complexes will be bused to Mathes, 25 first graders from the Ashawa Estates sub-division will attend Fair Meadows, and 120 sixth graders will go to Hillside Junior High School. The total number of students in the Western Hills attendance area who cannot be housed in the 650-student building will be about 325, according to C. D. Buchanan, director of elementary education. Rejected Bond Issues Voters in the West Des Moines School District have re* jected two bond issues that, among other things, would have financed construction of a second elementary school in the west end of the suburb where a majority of the growth is occurring. The board decided Aug. 11 to put the question before the voters for a third time on NoVi-25— Voters will be asked to approve the sale of approximately $2,474,067 in bonds - the final figure has not been decided — to construct a 600-student elementary school at Fiftieth Street and AshworthlRoad. If Approved If approved, the bond issue also would provide money for additions to Fair Meadows and Crestview .elementary schools and remodeling projects at Phenix and Clive elementary schools. The estimated cost of all five projects is $2,774,067, but the board decided to use $300,000 from the schoolhouse property tax levy. Effect of Approval Passage of the bond issue would relieve the overcrowding at Western schools that Hills and are housing the the overflow from Western Hills. It also would provide space for students moving into the district as more housing is built in the western part of the suburb. The board Monday night did not discuss an offer from the Des Moines School District to rent space. Des Moines has unused space at Cowles Elementary School, 6401 College Ave., and offered to rent it to West Des Moines. West Des Moines board members have been cool to the idea. Woman receives new pacemaker BURBANK, CALIF. (AP) A Burbank woman is said to be the first recipient of a new kind of nuclear pacemaker that stimulates the heart to work in its natural way. / Unlike other pacemakers, the new regulator causes all four chambers of the heart to con* tract in proper sequence. Previous devices only stimulated the ventricles, or pumping chambers, that push blood out into the body's arteries. Dr. Martin Nathan, thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon at St. Joseph's Medical Center, implanted the device, smaller han a cigarette package, in Diana Gail Hagadom. 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