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Citizen-Times (Newspaper) - November 1, 1967, Cedar Rapids, Iowa MOV 61967 WHT VOLUME SIX NUMBER 35 Per Year Published weekly by Charles V Dunham Ill 1st Street Cedar Zip 52405 Second Class Postage paid at Cedar Rapids Iowa 10c Per Copy WEDNESDAY NOV I 1967 s By Editor Chuck Dunham Cant help snickering over the records of our municipal court now discussed a time One candidate for judge hints the cases are not being properly disposed of Court officials list impressive numbers showing the number of cases handled but so far no one has re the names of prominent even candidates for office in the Nov 7 election who have had special treatment from incumbent judges Isnt it marvelously appropriate that a man by the name of Dr J Gordon Spendlove tor reports that during the last year was spent by the VA hospital in Iowa City for salaries to 600 employees There was quite a riot at loW City day Our own senator Tom Riley was there but spies say he didnt cause the riot About the time I was wondering about the cost of the huge new post office lavish whether it is worth it and whether the mail really moves got an answer In the wee hours one morning we mailed an issue of the Ct and drove to the country to the print shop at Deep River The copy of the CT destined for Deep River almost beat me there It was in the morning mail New lower rates on long distance ire in ef fect in Iowa Calls in Iowa now cost 5 to 15 cents before A whole lot has been said about the right of of to be more active in idiot ideas of some Reformation Sunday Oct 29 failed to get the attention it deserves even among Protestants The best way to explain the days significance might be this If it werent for Martin Luther I and the fuss he kicked up you Protestants J couldnt eat breakfast before church Sunday mornings The strikes settled at Collins The weathers been so bad it was no fun hunting or fish ing Im suspicious of any law that applies to most everybody but doctors and lawyers So it is with the new tax law The privileged classes dont have to bother collecting the 3 per cent sales and service tax We can judge the of Rep John Cul vers proposal to eliminate patronage from the post office by the way he uses his office to announce post office construction projects Area X Students Pick Eagle for Mascot The student body of Area Ten Community College has voted and received administrative approval on the community college colors the name of the student newspaper arid title of the student yearbook In addition the student body Administration ratified the proposed Constitution ofthe Asso Students of Area Ten Community Col lege which had been drafted by the acting Student Congress college colors will be navy blue and and the mascot is to be the eagle The BATTLE FOR C R MAYOR student yearbook will be known as the while the student newspaper will be called The Communique The will be holding its firs elections in two weeks The President Vice President Secretary Treasurer and student representatives will be selected at this time For every thirty students or fraction thereof in the Arts and Sciences and ca Divisions there will be a representative Stolen Laughter Notice appearing in a country paper On Wednesday evening the Ladies Aid will hold a rummage sale This will be a good get rid of anything not worth keeping these dissenters rf exposure of dissenters but too good to throw away Husband Who was that you were talking to on the porch for the i last hour Wife Oh that was Mrs Smith She didnt have time tocome in voting rights Under this plan each Voca Program is guaranteed a re presentative regardless of the number enrolled David Gonnerman Acting Head of Social Studies is the Advisor to the Student Cong ress Associate advisors included Shirley Bollhoefer instructor Office Occupations Mrs Lucille Bills Speech Instructor Mrs Deborah English Insi is the advisor to the student newspaper with Ron Kuhlman Business Occupations Inst as the advisor student yearbook Associate advisors to the yearbook include Mrs Sheila Kessler Business Occupations Instructor and Mike Crawford Instructor Floriculture and Nursery Marketing Franks of Rapids has been named Editor of the student newspaper Also underway at Area Ten is a full intra mural Events scheduled include wrest basketball freethrow contest chess What in the world doing here like that Wei editor of this paper Ill tell you Theres a lot of talk about a man for mayor nad a lady for mayor and some people have been saying WHATS THE DIFFERENCE I hope to tell you theres a difference and for those dont knew it you can take my picture I couldnt put a picture of you in the family news paper undressed like that This isnt PLAY BOY Have it you way Tillie cooed But Im gonna sit right here on your desk till you do the honest and coura EDITOR geous thing and put my in the pa per You ought to be flattered A man at the laundromat says I could make a fortune modeling So to clear the office of a faded cornfield beauty I took the pic ture and here it is And thats why the pa per is late this week The pressmen and even the mail sorters at the post office are drooling over Tillie ers baU tournament recreational 46 men fall foot ball Intramural program STATE CHAIRMAN Linn County James Albeit lashed out Laxity in City Court Chained by Candidate Following criticism of municipal court dures by judge candidate August F Honsell Jr areport has been filed with the police depart ment by chief bailiff Jack Bates echoed the 1964 criticism by the Iowa Supreme Court and said there were about 600 cases missing Bates report showed 1309 moving violation cases still pending The breakdown of this number 110 are awaiting court disposition 205 cases in which the defendants failed to appear 50 recent cases on current docket 68 cases continued pending payment of fines 280 await serving warrants on defendants 2S1 currently set for trial 77 cases compromised under section 7842 6t the Code of Iowa Also 72 cases continued pending completion o traffic safely essays 167 awaiting satisfactory completion of driver improvement school 12 awaiting completion of work sentences Seven informations are being docketed by the clerk eight cases involve defendants who have since been inducted into the armed services and four await disposition until defendants driving abil ity has been evaluated Police records indicate some of the cases in back to 1964 when the Supreme Court raked judges Loren M Hullinger Jr and Howard McLaughlin for mishandling of cases conduct The current preelection criticism was appar ently directed against the same two judges A third judge John B Reilly was recently ap bench yy Harold Hughes The non partisan contest between a mature 44 yearold city councilman and an outspoken 28yearold housewife for Mayor of Cedar Rapids has ignited voter interest in the before the Nov 7 election Candidates are Frank Bosh Judy Ahrens The woman for mayor issue here has made the campaign the most interesting in all Iowa this year Bosh has been safety commissioner for six years Judys experience is largely as Democratic campaign worker The lady candidates short residency here less than two years has been hit And in return all the ills of Cedar Rapids have been laid at the door of the current administration and Mrs Ahrens hopes to chang things The candidates have made the following statements to the bents this is first elec tion contest since of his opponent in the forState Young and McLaughlin in 1964 Republican Chairman Albert speaking to the County TeenAge Republicans Sunday night sharply LeRoy Corey of Cedar Falls r Albert speaking to the Winneshiek County died by a member of eRoy Coreys staff and six or seven henchmen at Veterans Auditorium in Des Moines during the Oct 25 Ronald Reagan dinner Also my opponent has engaged in a slur and has lowered himself to childish Albert continued Iii Madrid Iowa on Aug 11 Corey labeled Albert part of the worst element of the Party Albert added When Mr Corey for whom I have a great deal of respect as a fellow Re publican worker was asked to comment on my unquestioned effectiveness during the last two years as Linn YR Chairman he had the extreme bad taste to reply Khrush chev he was effective too Linn YR Chairman Albert concluded his Win speech fay saying The Republican Party in my opinion deserves a State YR chairman who displays fairness common sense and courtesv Postmaster Anawalt Sworn in Only Ago Claims City Fathers Have Lost Public Confidence Statement from Judy Ahrens Im running for Mayor of Cedar Rapids because I feel that somewhere along the line the city council has lost its touch with the people that personal that comes only when the people know have a feeling that their needs are being that their wellbeing is the foremost concern of their elected officials We have one of the most progressive cities not only in but the country in growth when the sky streets without when the shadows hide the elderly with no place to the shadows hide the lack of and sewers The zoning regulations of Cedar originally setup to protect the property owners and lets keep it this way Im for making but not if it only is to appease a to the gutter Letter to Editor Minister Disputes View of God A reader has an answer for last weeks exclusive interview with Rev Walter E Kel lison of the Peoples Church Unitarian This weeks article appears on an inside page and Religion in the Twentieth Century is probed by the Rev J Richard Wagner of the First Congregational Church October 31 1967 Editor Cedar Rapids Iowa Dear Editor Concerning the article no in the series on religion Mr Kellison should cease to use the title Reverend since it is a theistic title and he does not believe in God His concept that the highest good is found in man casts a shadow over the validity jf th remainder of the article Why Because at thi point in history humanity as a whole has and is amazingly foolish If there is any truth in the concept of N Heaven to come I a lie and the Bible is my text Sincerely PASTOR JAMES 0 McCOY First Pentecostal Church 860 Center Point Rd N E Rapids Iowa A 39year postal service career ended Oct 30 with the death of Walter C Anawalt 11 days after he was as Cedar Rapids post master He died at his home following a heart attack Anawalt is the second postmaster to die in office here this year Following 19 years as as sistant postmaster Anawalt became acting post master on the death of postmaster E R Petro March 18 Anawalt was born on a farm near Blakesburg Wapello county Sept 12 1908 He began his ca reer with the post office in Washington D C in 1928 He came to Cedar Rapids in 1939 as Survivors include his wife the former Delia Adcock and one son Navy Lt Richard Anawalt of Monterey Calif and two grandsons Services are Nov 2 at First Lutheran Church special interest it should be benefit of the citizens involved We have an problem tha detracts from the beauty of our city I fee this has been discussed and discussed com promises have been we have a fiv year problem I feel we have passed the discus sion stage it is now time for action to be taken These are regulations set up by our department to protect the residents of Ceda Rapids and these obviously have been have a legal department within have the same regulations we if not they will have by the time a plant is in pro duction stage The responsibility of city hall is to protect the peoples rights Let city hall be the voice of the people Bosh Stresses Experience In Race for C R Mayor Statement of Frank A Bosh Candidate for Mayor of Cedar Rapids Since the first time I appeared here Ive learned much about city citys needs and its more impor to cop with them This ihas given me an of growth and future f y and last 6 years dn Council just three to say that its been a most demanding arid rewarding experience helping to shape the policies and meet the challenges of most progressive Without years experience on the City would be reluctant to accept the serious responsibilities that face a Mayor in our complicated urban society In order to cope with these problems in herent to a during my 3 terms on the City a number of important projects that must be carried through to completion I want to see these projects at the same time utilize my background to make orderly plans our city government if we for our citys continued growth and prosperity should put these forces to use I can only do this with the wholehearted put The usual arguments will be We cant afford by these regulations and remain in Cedar this will be the one most frequently heard There is no need for us to allew this o be used for a lever There isnt a city the size of this one in the United States that doesnt already only and continued support of my fellow citizens of Cedar Rapids on Nov 7th Ball Nov 6 Ball will be Nov 6 at Armar ballroom to the music of Jan Garber Eliminate OneThird of Farmers Teachers Group Asks or Higher Wages The Iowa State Education Association ISEA executive Board has adopted the position teach rs should be paid an to persons n other occupations requiring the same amoun of college training According to the College Placement Council 967 college graduates with bachelor degrees re starting salaries ranging from to The ISEA board also urged that all teachers 36 placed on the proper step on the local school district salary schedule The proper step should determined by college training and years of teaching experience Other recommendations made by the ISEA included per cent payment by school districts of health medical and surgical insurance premi ums rewards for experienced teachers with training beyond the B A degree Kenneth Wells ISEA Executive Secretary said concern expressed by many legislators that school costs might increase greatly with in creases in state school aid probably influenced the salary recommendation made by the ISEA board Wells noted that this year the ISEA parent or the National Education Association is recommending that teachers salaries be in creased nine per cent in an effort to obtain starring salary goal for beginning B A degree teachers A recent report of the National Advisory Council on Food and Fiber calls for the elimination of onethird of todays farmers by 1980 If that prospect is not very cheerful how about 75cent com and beans at per bushel Thats the forecast of planners The United States has plenty of farm re sources to provide food and fiber for the fore seeable future according to a major economic study released by the National Advisory Commission on Food and Fiber In fact the study indicates the U S probably has too many resources invested in agriculture The solution to the farm problem may depend on shifting farm larly other industries The study is titled Food Needs and U S Agriculture in 1980 by Dr Earl Heady and Leo Mayer of the Center for Agricultural and Economic Development at Iowa State Univer sity It is also Volume I of the Food and Fiber Commissions technical reports The study used the Centers computer model of U S farming to project the demand for food and the re sources needed to meet this demand under sev eral sets of assumptions for 1980 The projections emphasize the rapidly need for farmers In 1980 the pro jections show the U S will need about one third fewer farming than in 1965 no matter what farm policy we follow New capital and new technology are flowing rap idly into agriculture and replacing man power Even if U S farms were asked for maximum output in 1980 requirements would be down 31 percent The authors note that there is already substantial underemployment on many U S the United States must expect to find nonfarm jobs for the equivalent of 40 percent of its current farm by 1980 in order to avoid continued depressed incomes for farmers The change in labor requirements would vary a good deal by regions Delta states showing the greatest decrease percent and the Pacific states the least 18 The study also indicates we are farming mil lions more acres than we essentially wasting the labor and capital that farmers in vest in these extra acres Major contributors to this misuse of resources are the farm commod ity programs which use acreage allotments and temporary land retirement to regulate produc tion These programs tend to preserve existing production patterns instead of encouraging pro duction to shift as technology and markets change the comparative advantages of produc tion regions The study indicates that if farm production followed current comparative advantages cot ton production would shift more heavily away from the Southeast and toward the Southwest wheat production would shift away from the Corn Belt toward the eastern Great Plains and feed grain production would be concen more heavily in the Corn Belt the nations food and fiber could be produced art less cost to consumers without nec reducing farmers returns The study indicates that temporary land re programs are not an effective solution to the farm problem New technology actually replaces farmland by increasing the production per acre The study projects that the United Slates will continue to have more potential cropland than it needs and that some of this acreage should be shifted to less intensive uses such as grazing and forestry Food Needs and U S Agriculture in 1980 projects that farmers will produce their crops for lower prices in 1980 if a free market en courages efficiency and technology continues to develop at the present rate Likely prices for the major commodities if a free market en courages efficiency and technology is developed at the present rate 1955 1980 Wheat 134 127 Feed grains 110 75 corn equivalent Soybeans 249 123 Cotton 28 17 These prices are projected to the cost of producing the last bushel or pound needed since the last unit is the most sive to produce they would offer a profit on each of the previous units In the absence of some Government to hold prices at artificially high levels these would probably be the prevailing market price levels The study also gives a regional breakdown on probable production costs under these condi tions Single copies of Food Needs and U S Ag riculture in 1980 Volume I of the Technical Studies of the National Advisory Commission on Food and Fiber are available from the Com mission headquarters 1321 H street NW Wash ington D C 20506
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