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r PEOPLE in th» NEWS Moines Register Thurj!, May 7, 1970 Ovation * The House honored its dean, Representative Emanuel Celler (Dem.* N.Y.) With a standing ovation on h eighty - second birthday. Although many members have served in Gong r e s. s beyond that age, only two in the his- to'ry of the House have —tMANUgL service, which tittta began jn 192?. Despite Cellar's long years, the tributes paid to him by his colleagues stressed his youthful outlook, his vigor and stamina and his strong leadership of the House Judiciary Committee. Dead • Lessandro Serenclli, 88, believed to be the only man alive to have murdered a. saint, in a Capuchin monastery in Mace- Tata, Italy. During his illness he kept repeating, "I killed a saint, now I am going to join her in heaven." In 1902 he fatally stabbed Maria Goretti, 11, .when she fought off his attempts to rape her. Maria died the next day, whispering words of pardon for her attacker, who later was sentenced to 30 years in prison. She was declared a saint, virgin and martyr in 1950 by Pope Pius XII. • Roberta Dewey, widow of the late education theorist John Dewey, in Miami Beach, Fla. Dewey founded the John Dewey School. TaftWins, Glenn Loses in Ohio BIRMINGHAM, ;ALA. (AP) — George C. Wallace, running behind Gov. Albert Brewer'in the -Alabama Democratic gubernatorial primary, plans to make the black "bloc. vote" that went against him an issue in their June 2 runoff election. A strong-showing by multi-. millionaire , Charles Woods, v who promised to shift the state tat burden from the working man to Wg Industry?— kept Wallace or Brewer from winning nomination without a runoff. BFewef attracted strong Negro support. He carried mosTof~ the predominantly -black counties, along with big city dist r i c t s where Negroes outnumber white voters. The mostly Negro Alabama Democratic Conference had endorsed him. Wallace, in a television interview, said the black vote went "overwhelmingly" to Brewer. He promised to "say nothing in the runoff to indicate that I am against anyone because of Campaigning Coed, Mom sity coed Cathy Sterling, right, undoubtedly was aided in her campaign for president of the student body at the Raleigh University by her mother who campaigned with ber. Cathy won and became the first female president of the predominantly male university. Awards LUTHER HODGES • Former U.S. Overdose _,___.. • Mrs. Eugenie Niarchos, 42, wife of Greek shipping magnate Stavros Niarchos, died from an overdose of barbiturates, according to an Athens burial permit. Police had ordered an autopsy after her death Monday on her husband's private Aegean island of Spetsopoula. Niarchos obtained a Mexican divorce from Eugenie in 1965 and later married Charlotte Ford, daughter of Henry Ford II. i This marriage was dissolved in Commerce Luther H. Hodges, ""Senator Hiram Hawaii) and Mayor .Carl -B. Stokes of Cleve- 1 a n d received Horatio Alger Awards at a dinner in New York ,Cfty. ; The awards, made annually to outstanding Ameri c a n s w-h o achieve success 67 and he was Credit Card • The troubles of Raymond An thony, 56, charged with the June 28 hijacking of an Eastern Airlines plane with 104 persons aboard to Cuba, started with a credit card he received in the mail, his lawyer told a federal judge in Baltimore. After hearing lawyer Stanley Scherr relate how Anthony used the credit card to obtain a room al despite humble beginnings, are ? te |^iP..^ rt ', bl Sf.*? lI » given by the American Schools and Colleges Association. Kidnap Threats • Police were guarding British Prime Minister Harold Wilson's father and son after being wanned of kidnap., threats.. An anonymous letter to a Lpndon newspaper said members of the outlawed Irish Republican Army intended to kidnap Wilson's son, Giles, 22, who is attending a teacher training college near Brighton on the English south coast. Wilson's father, Herbert, 88, was taken from his home in Biscovy to the prime minister's official residence at 10 Downing st. Police said they had a Up that Welsh students would try to • kidnap him, Acquitted : • William Owen, 69, former Labor Party member of Parliament, was acquitted in London • by-a-jury on ^eight -charges-of betraying official-secrets after a 13-day trial. Owen, a member of Parliament for 16 years until his resignation shortly after-his arrest in January, admitted receiving $5,500 from Czechoslovak diplomats over a 10- year period, but insisted the information he provided was harmlessT "• at the bar and ~a ticket to Miami, Judge Alexander Harvey II ordered the defendant committed for 90 days of men tal tests. Director Quits Youth Office WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Anthony J. Moffett, jr., resigned Wednesday as director of the Nixon administration's division of students and youth in the Of- ice-of-Education, a^spokesman 'or the agency said. Moffett has called a news con- 'erence for today. Government sources say he will protest the administration's recent actions n Cambodia and what he regards as its derision of youthful anti-war demonstrators. Moffett, 25, was appointed to lead the newly created youth office last fall. Education commissioner James E. Allen described the unit as'the advocate for youth within the agency. or," but added, "I do not thinkT people who vote in a solid bloc are acting in the interest of good government." Wallace faced an uphill battle. No candidate for governor of Alabama has ever come from behind in a Democratic primary and won in- a runoff. The former governor carried five states and got 46 electoral votes on a third party ticket for president two years ago and was regarded as a potential candidate again in 1972. Now Wallace's bid for a second term in the state's highest office will come in the runoff against Brewer. Victory in the prlmaryjs. tantamount to election, because the Republicans have'indicated they will not put up a candidate in the general election. Unofficial returns, from 3,822 out of 4,349 boxes, gave Brewer 382,016 votes and Wallace 362,325. Woods-had 131,458 votes. Metzenbaum t afd Taft, twenty-seventh President of the United States, and continued with his late father, Robert A. Taft, three-term U.S. senatofrtwice an unsuccessful candidate for the. Republican presidential nomination and kfi8wn as "Mr. Republican. 1 , 1 .^Taft, 53, is in his second term fa Congress. He generally has supported. President Nixon's Vietnam policies. 11 Incumbents WinittbMma WIREpKOTO (AP) Defeats Former Astronaut Cleveland, Ohio, attorney Howard Metzcnhaum, apears with his wife at his campaign headquarters in Cleveland early Wednesday after he had won the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate. Mctzenbaum defeated former astronaut John Glenn by a narrow margin. Taft Named publican Congressman Robert Taft, jr., member of a noted political family and Democrat Howard Metzenbaum, a millionaire lawyer little know—outside his own state, to vie for a U.S. Senate seat in November. Both were upset victors in -Tuesday-s—primary—elections over strong opponents. Metzen- baum beat former astronaut John H. Glenn, jr., and Taft defeated G'ov. James A. Rhodes. ' Complete unofficial returns gave Metzenbaum 427,294 votes, 112,446 more than Glenn's 414,1848. Dr. Kenneth Clement and ; John W. McAlerney of Cleve- votes, 467,866 to Rhodes' 464,701, incomplete unofficial returns of precincts reporting. Both Taft and Metzenbaum had come from behind after trailing from the start of tabu- la tion Tuesday night until around 7 a.m. Wednesday. Cleveland had been considered a Rhodes stronghold, but Taft finally carried it by a majority of 27,500 votes. Glenn had held a narrow lead over Metzenbaum from the start and all during the night, but the lead began to shrink as the Cleveland returns mounted. The nomination of Taft, also INDIANAPOLIS, IND. (AP) — Indiana's 11 congressmen swept-to-easy renomination in primaries Tuesday, but congressional challengers for the November general election went to the wire in five districts. Some races were won by only a few hundred votes and weren't decided until tabulation of late, unofficial returns Wednesday morning. * In the cliffhanger races: Second District Democratic. Philip A. Sprague, a Michigan City industrialist, won the nomination in a tight race with Lafayette business executive J. Timothy McGinley. to oppose Republican Representative Ear F. Landgrebe of Valparaiso, going for his second term. Land grebe whipped two to win re nomination. Tenth District Democratic: A youthful college teacher, Philip R. Sharp of Elwood, won a tight three-man race. He had about 7,500 votes compared with about 7,000 each for William McCarty of Anderson and former U.S. Representative John Walsh of Anderson. Republican Representative David W. Dennis was an overwhelming winner over two" in his renomination bid. CHAftMS f OR MOTHER AND GRANDMOTHER ' 2.2S 2.25 Dalightful boy ifid girl chirmi of 14k whit* gold ovtrlty with brae«l*t In tterllng tllver by... I4KT. OOUD OVERLAY HELZBERG THE ."I AM IOVEO"'JEWEIRY PEOPU 523 Walnut MoihBr'j Day It May 10 PIN FOR MOTHER AND GRANDMOTHER Traditional circle pin In 12k gold filled or sterling silver with simulated birthstone of •ach Child. 12.50 Immediate Delivery HELZBERG THE "I AM LOVtO" e JEWELRY PEOPU 521 Walnut ,. Mother's Day it May 10 READ THE WANT ADS TODAY WOLFS COLUMBUS, OHIO (AP) - j votes, respectively. Ohio voters have chosen Re-j Taft's margin was 3,165 land, received 50,339 and 31,724 ; a millionaire, carries on a political dynasty which began with his grandfather, William How- Three Murdered;~~~ 'Eye for an Eye' GUATEMALA CITY, GUATEMALA (REUTERS) Three men were murdered and left with notes pinned to their bodies saying "An Eye for an Eye" in the latest wave of killings by leftist guerrillas and anti-communist vigilantes, police said Wednesday. The slayings apparently were in repris< al for the murder last week of a labor leader, whose body was left with a note saying "Member of the Rebel Armed Forces: In This Way Will Die -All Assassins of the Rebel Armed Forces." FMUHM In W» _Publi»hed tvery wtektUy morning by 71J Locust St. Des Molnes, la. 503CU Vol. 121. No. 314 May 7. 1970 MAIN, OFFICE Newi Office* '«tr«tt Tne cour'jS in vvaler spoHs qeU smaller and smaller: bikini. See-through. Cut-O4jt. And now, two for the money! A matching shirt over a clingy Lnit. 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