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The Des Moines Register from Des Moines, Iowa · Page 22

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6S / DES MOINES REGISTER • Wed,, Aug. 27, 1975 The Family Circus P. T. Bimbo "Sorry to slop you, sir, but I thought you'd like to know we eought the reckless driver who ran you off the road a few miles back." The Wixarrf of Id The kindness people show is appreciated so. ANY PORT IN/ HAS FINALLY ifsl Judge Parker THEN SUDDENLY A SPOTLIGHT IS FOCUSED ON CENTER CIRCLE FOR A MINUTE, THE ROOM IS IN TOTAL DARKNESS/ Rex Morgan, M.D I LOVE TO COOK u , FOR SOMEONE WHO YOU'RE A GOURMET I APPRECIATES GOOD COOK, VALERIE.' >r FOOD,REX/ ', /MAKE YOURSELF f CANT I COMFORTABLE WHILE J HELP YOU I SERVE OUR ^t^tf WITH THE COFFEE HERE/ ^^^ DISHES? WANT EVERY i AND THERE'S MINUTE I CAN -\ HAVE ALONE VWH 7 YOU ' _A THAT PHONE AGAIN> MAKES A BILLV GOAT 1 OH, JUST SOME WHAT'S THAT EEATI DEAP? L.EFTOVEPS 1 ~ f SOUND PIMICKTV (-•— ' Steve Canyon .. HE RIPE FOP POUTS SHE SWEET 8IRP AISO BLACKMAIL, AND HAS SMELLS GOOD - WHICH ' NICE DO-GOODER THIS PUNK PAD COULD USE A TINKLING MILE. HATE TO ADMIT, BUT SIM AN' QU GONE 6. HEV, SUPER- . NEEP SMALL INSIDE- SLOB H06AN .' OUTSIDE HELP TO SPRING YOU.' ALREAPV PICK FOREIGN NEUTRAL EMBASSV-GUy ...HIMSELF DIRTV NAME ON WHEELS -BUT... Ph A IS/UTS 0-27 YOU SCARED MV BROTHER HALF TO DEATH !NOU, HE'S GONE BACKTONEEPLE5,AWP I'LL NEVER SEE HIM AGAIN.',' LOOK WHAT THAlS TO AW HOUSE... I 5HOULP 00 LIKE 6ROTHER../VM6E 15HOVLP 60 LIVE WITH THE COVOTE5... I'LL ASK. MV MOM ABOUT THAT, WELLINGTON ' v IF THERE'S SUCH A THING- AS PEANL)T BUTTER. CHOW MEIM The Better Hall* 8-2T MORRIE- Citizen Smith 'Stanley rests only on those days of the week that end in V " "I think Congress figured that at 13 «nt» fewer people can afford to «nd them irate Utters!" HEV, MARKO,., V AT A, CAI/QU I DiDMT \{THt HUMAAJ "" ' M TAR3ETS OF HAD A UAJfOfU J\ AMERICA r EX-POLICEMAN TELLS FUND AID TO CLEMENS By DAVID YEPSEN A former Des Moines police sergeant testified Tuesday tha he made a $100 cash con^rjbu tion while still a polceman to the 1974 election campaign o Polk County Sheriff Dick .1 Clemens, so he would be able to deny — because it was cash — his involvement in the cam paign. Dan L. Kairtlarich, 5R, of 404? Forty-first St., told a State Campaign Finance Disclosure Commission hearing that "the Civil Service Commission frowns upon contributions anc work by police officers in a political campaign. "I didn't want to embarrass anyone," he said. Commission Probe The commission is investigating alleged wrongdoing in the financial reporting in the Clemens campaign. It filed a complaint with itself against Clemens campaign reporting practices. The complaint alleges Clemens did not properly report the amount of cash on hand at the beginning of each reporting period, the name and mailing address of each person who had made contributions to the political committee, the total amount of contributions made to the committee and the total amount of contributions or proceeds from any fund-raising event. Kauzlarich said that, in addi- ion to the $100 he gave Clemens, his wife gave $100 in cash and the couple wrote a $400 check to the campaign as a "loan." ; 'We called it a loan, but I had no expectation of getting it back," Kauzlarich said. About $300 of the loan was later repaid, records show. Campaign Signs Kauzlarich also said he made campaign signs in his garage, but that he "kept the doors closed" to keep his involvement in the campaign "behind the scenes." He said he was not denying his involvement in the campaign during the hearing because he was under oath. But he wanted to be able to deny it to anyone who got "nosey." Kauzlarich retired after 31 years on the Des Moines police department when Clemens was elected. Clemens then appointed him to the director of operations post in the sheriff's office. Kauzlarich was later fired by Clemens, who has said Kauzlarich is now trying to "slam" the sheriff by saying some contributions were not revealed. Tells of Letters Kent Forbes of 4925 Millow drive in Pleasant Hill, an em- ploye of the Des Moines Polk County Health Department, testified that he mailed between 225 and 250 letters to friends asking them to vote for Clemens because he had been promised a job as an administrator in Clemens office. He said the sheriff called him about two weeks ago and asked him if he was still interested in a'job. Forbes testified he spent be- teen t $50 and $60 of his own money to mail the letters. West Des Moines Mayor Murray Drake testified he and his wife wrote a $25 check to Clemens' camapign and that he made a cash contribution at a "lemens fund-raiser. He said he :ould not recall how much that cash contribution was, but that t was less than $25. Continues Today The commission is empowered by law to hear allegations of financial wrongdoing in a campaign and make a recommen- lation to the county attorney whether the accused should be prosecuted. The hearing which continues at 10 a.m. today, is being held )y the commission to make uch a determination in Clemens' case. Commission officials said hey believe the hearing should end today,, but the decision on any recommendation to the county attorney would not be made until after the agency has had another chance to meet and discuss the matter. ALEXANDER HAMILTON'S , of N.Y.PAIP THE Bill , WERE RMPWIb ToLU 1UElRM|.LSfoR Census rejected in Cedar Rapids Tht Rcglittr'i lew* Newt Service CEDAR RAPIDS, IA. - The City Council Tuesday rejected the results of a special census that was conducted last month at the council's request because it reflects an apparent decrease in population of almost 1,800 since 1970. The council turned down th« results because it would mean a reduction in state and federal funds which are keyed to population. Several council members took issue with the outcome, arguing that all other population j measurements indicate that [there has been an increase in I residents. They said the census results -~ are due to a "shoddy job" by the census takers. CROSSWORD PUZZLE Edited by Will Weng of Hie New York Hum Temporary delay in Stewart death LINCOLN, NEB. (AP) -The Nebraska Supreme Court Clerk's office said Tuesday it has issued a "writ of error" to temporarily suspend the scheduled Sept. 26 execution of Rodney L. Stewart. Stewart, 17, was sentneced to death' last Wednesday by Douglas County District Court Judge Theodore Richling for the premeditated murder of Thomas Ehlers, 18, Omaha. He also was convicted of shooting with intent to kill, wound or maim for wounding Daniel Evans, 18, Omaha. The clerk's office is required by law to suspend the sentence until the Supreme Court can review the conviction. The trial transcript arrived at the Supreme Court offices Tuesday and the writ of error was issued automatically. ACROSS 1 Finland, to Finns 0 Knife handle 10 Word with gab or October 14 Invalidate 15 Tropical tree 16 Apollo's mother 17 Words for Fauntleroy !• Czech river 20 Tennis star 21 Swing around 22 Small, in France 23 Swelling disease 25 Sweden, to Swedes 27 Women's——20 Spanish coins 31 Spinach-like plant 33 Alb or amice 38 Colombian city 30 Hair or night 41 ——about 42 Switzerland, to Romans 44 Norway, to ' Norwegians 45 Early Italian 48 Blockhead 40 Island near Borneo 53 Motorists' rush- hour bane 55 Outstanding things 56 River duck 58 " deal!" 61 Sweetsop 62 Aaron or Seaver, e.g. 64 Whistle: Sp. 65 Berra 66 Comb, as a horse 67 O'Casey 68 Author Seton 60 Corners DOWN 4 5 1 Room in a casa 2 LesEtats —— 3 Efficient Muffled Faulty 6 Greece, to old Greeks 7 Ben Adhem 8 English novelist C. S. • Husing of radio 10 Handbill 11 Estonia, to Estonians 12 Cartoonist William 13 Rich cake 18 Salinger heroine 22 Nuisance 24 N.T. book:Abbr. 26 Immense 27 Lomond or Katrine 28 Dies 30 French spa 32 Roman 104 34 Pasture sound 35 Fill with delight 36 Egg drinks 37 bien 30 AltairorRigel 40 Garment of ancient Greece 43 Appraisals: Abbr. 44 Bom: Fr. 46 Italy, to Italians 47 Roof piece 40 Castile etal. 50 Loosen 51 "If a body body..." 52 Certain crime 54 Early Mongolian 57 Like some breakfast plates 50 Parched 60 Noun suffixes 62 Win nose 63 Perform Decorah man drowns in lake TO* RtlisNr't !•*• Niwt Strvlc* * SPIRIT LAKE, IA. - Iver A. Heier, 32, of Decorah, drowned about 5 p.m. Tuesday while swimming with his son in West Okoboji Lake near here, authorities said. Authorities said Heier was swimming near a raft at the Vacation Village beach with his son, about 10 years old, when h e disappeared underwater. The boy went for help and au- Peron rejects resignation BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA (AP) - Army chief Gen. Alberto Numa Laplane resigned. Tuesday night but President Isabel Peron rejected the resignation, the government said. Peronists rallied behind the embattled president in an atmosphere of rumors about a possible military coup. The army high command said Interior Minister Vicente Damasco, a colonel and the only military man in Mrs. Peron's cabinet, requested retirement from the army in an effort to heal a growing rift in army ranks. Army sources said Damasco's request was granted. It was understood he would remain in the cabinet. thorities recovered the body about 5 minutes later. MIWIR TO PREVIOUS Mill acpn anana aaaa aaaauaaanEj anas ana aaaa aaaaati uaaa iinaa aauflQH snanoaaH anatini aagg nmnn anna annran naan anew nnnia nraann $108 million FHA loans to lowans The Farmers Home Administration (FmHA) provided more than $108.5 million in credit to 6,000 Iowa farm families during the year ending June 30, officials said Tuesday. This compares to $40.4 million loaned during the previous 12-month period. More than $44 million of the total was in emergency loans because of losses suffered in natural disasters, officials said. 9 Iowa cities set for U of I classes IOWA CITY, IA. (AP) - lowans in nine cities may take courses offered by the University of Iowa.. The 56 courses, available through the U of I Extension Class Service, are identical to those offered on campus and carry the same credits toward degrees, said Robert F. Ray, dean of the U of I Division of Extension and University Services. The Iowa cities are Cedar Rapids, Clinton, Davenport, Des Moines, Fairfield, Maquoketa, Muscatine, Ottumwa and Washington. anna nnnn anna -outh held in theft of radios Th» Rtilittr'i law* Ntwi lerviee DUBUQUE, IA. - David J. Burgmeier, 18, of Dubuque, has been charged with possession of stolen property in connection with last week's theft of three Citizen Band (CB) radios, valued at $3,000, from a Dickeyville, Wis., garage. Burgmeier was arrested Monday night here after he allegedly began broadcasting on a CB radio. 130 are laid off at Collins radio Tht Rtgi>ttr'» lew* News Service CEDAR RAPIDS, IA. - Officials of Collins Radio Co., an electronic equipment, manufacturing plant, Tuesday said 130 employes were laid off last week for an indefinite period. The layoffs were necessary to keep the number of employes in line with "work requirements" a company spokesman said. Collins Radio Co. is Cedar Rapids' largest employer with about 8,000 employes. Lauds French use ofcarseatbelts WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) The lives of almost 1,300 French men and women were saved in 1974 because they had to wear seatbdts in their cars, the French road safety director said Tuesday. Christian Ge- rondeau told a luncheon sponsored by the American Safety Bell_Council that France has required passengers to use seat belts since June, 1973. Unscramble these four Jumbles, one letter to each square, to form four ordinary words. OT77.V -SMEJ— DYPLG I GASYRS SMAICO f- *;• ' ; fS>. -' ; ^, ,.l^ o ,U -^ C.<.\jj~ ^ >^ ^IL.-' HOW TO WORK IN THE <&A*ft7EN WITH JUST ONE Now arrange the circled letters to form the surprise answer, at suggested by the above cartoon. "mm Yeilerdiy'* (Antweri tomorrow) Jumblcii CROON PUPPY FACIAL IMPUGN Aiutrcrt All earlier furnt of "pup."- "POPULAR"

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