Cedar Rapids Gazette, January 3, 1974, Page 3

Cedar Rapids Gazette

January 03, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - January 3, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 2 The Cedar Itapids Gazette: Thurs.. Jan. 3. 1914 J f n i! r-; 1 iI I i i _ The Greater Downtown Cedar Rapids Assn. Thursday morning released plans {or a second-level covered pedestrian walkway connecting blocks of downtown buildings. Major east-west trunks of the walkway system would run above alleys between A and Fourth avenues. The major north-south trunk would be above the alleyway between First and Sec- ond streets east, with another trunk along the Fourth street railroad tracks. Dark areas and dashed lines in the map indicate existing and proposed parking ramps. Included in the map are the proposed downtown_civic center and the Cedar tower now under construction. The dashed-line part of the walkway is proposed should the civic center be constructed. Supervisors Okay Counfy Pay HikestAveraging 5.5 ceive raises of less than 5.5 per- cent because of a "large in- crease" received last year su- pervisors said. Linn supervisors Thursday an-i sheriffs deputies will be dissa- Not included in thc P1'0' nounced pay raises for em-'tisfied with the failure to make gram are the electcd ofricials ployes will be within the 5.5 increases effective their dePLllies- Tneir sal' cent federal guideline, withjdiately. jaries are set "V thc state leS's- some employes receiving more; Supervisors said greater! and others less than that pcr-jraises for deputies were not pos- centage. Raises in the sheriff's office will average 9.6 percent as bud- geted by the sheriff, rather than a larger amount sought by dep- uties. Effective Dale Supervisors said the raises for all employes except road crew dble because of the amount of money approved in the budget. They said they were interest- ed in hearing more details from the deputies and the civil ser- Woman Claims Man Struck Her Velma C. Marti, 715 Quass vice commission before making toltl received a black eye Thursday! workers up the next budget. Analyze Payroll .They said raises were granted become effective! after an analysis of the total! on the anniversaries of the datel payroll "in regard to compare- of hiring. ble salaries when a man with whom she had quarreled earlier in a tav- ern struck her. She said the man approached her on the sidewalk in the vicin-j of B stre.et and Sixteenth av- private SW at a.m. After hitting her the in the city, other man, The increases for road crewilarge counties and members will be effective im-'dustry. mediately because they arc in! That analysis led them to feel fired an type of weap-j (he form of changes in job was necessary to make 'n 'he a'r> she said. I sification. No percentage figure pay adjustments in order to I I was presented, but an entering continue the high level of ser-j 30 YEARS AGO President! worker will receive ?3.40 these employes haveiand Mrs. Roosevelt deeded the hour compared to an hour; brought to the citizens of Linn 'family homestead and 33 acres! previously. county." of land at Hyde Park to the gov-i There was some indication The secretarial staff will re-'crnment. The Convenience Appliances That (See Them All at C.R. Lumber and Appliance) Front-Loading Portable DISHWASHER Model SAF 330 Reversible Maple Worktop Pushbutton Con- trol Rinse-hold cycle, Super wash full-size Revolving Spray Arms Double-Wall Construc- tion Durable Porcelain Enamel Tub Silverware basket in Door Choice of Colors Model SXU-300 j Undercounter Dishwasher 2-spbed, 4-cycte washer. PERMANENT PRESS cycle. 4 water lemp. selections. Load size water level control. Matching 5-cycla dryer, PERMANENT PRESS cool-down. 3 temp sclcc- tions. Dryer SAVE MORE BUY THE PAIR Open Daily 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sct.urday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Open Mon. and Thurs. 'til P.M. C.R. LUMBER and APPLIANCE CO. FREJ- DELIVERY GOOD SERVICE FREE PARKING _ _ 902 SECOND STREET SW Phone 365-0467 f r Plans for Million Raised Walkway Aired By linger (irecn I town's compactness would city council in HID near hi-, "Anytime you increase the Plans for a lo million'''lo link the whole downtown. Olson said, as soon as .convenience for the people, you. elevated pedestrian passageway Around Clock minor changes can be made, increase the number of people in downtown Cedar liapids were? "H also be open 34! "It is hoped portions of Hie present." released Thursday morning for "lc conve- syslcm can he completed by Olson said stairways; and ele- the Cirealcr Downtown Cedar1 Hwse coming to down- vcar." he said. are planned between (he Itapids Assn. ca" be William I'chorsky, association ,wo Scotl Olson, designer (or director, said such a of 16 or 2-1 1'eiffer and Associates. or camcra has been "looked at as for scribed the proposed Ifar back as two to three stores, so entire story walkway system which! The system has been 'storefronts could be exposed to would link 16'a blocks of by the Creator Down-! "We feel it gives the citizen town buildings between First I'own Assn. for about I wo j way to get wherever he wants and Fifth streets and A anc' 's sl'" subject loiwithout a conflict between ve- Fourth avenues. i minor he said. jlu'oiiar and pedestrian traffic oil The w-ilkwivs would Inve T alternate street (and) without facing concrete'floor' ien feet wide, laid I m'e ,bL'int! elcmenls of wcalllcr- the association. ,1K.rcasc Trafrie "We don't think it will do any- The plan will be presented Io floor levels. j There will still be sufficient iAnctmosa Rites Set For Harold Kirchen ANAMOSA Harold between two steel L-beams. They would be closed on the lop with bronze-tinted, acrylic plas- tic dome structures. Support Pre-cast beams running be-: tween buildings would support; the walkways except where they! are not adjacent to buildings'Ja substation foreman for lowa! Column supports would be Light and Power Co.i in such instances. 34 "The walkways would 'Ihe passageways will be five feel away from store building structures in most cases, per- milling retention of existing fire escapes and other store fea-. tines. Want ads will help you find traffic and easy access between lust items, use them for quick 'the first and second levels." results! Dial _ a person to walk from any park- ing facility in downtown Cedar Rapids in a covered walkway at i'if the second level to almost any major Olson said. JJ "They would be owned by the A veteran of World war two, he is survived by his wife, Carma Lee; a daughter, Diane; a son, Douglas; a stepdaughter. Dixie, Hubbard, all at home; two brothers, Ralph of Dubuque; city and financed by some sortJRev. Paul Kirchen of of tax assessment on propertyj Mont. owners in the downtown busi-j Services will be Saturday ati ness district. at St. Patrick's Catholic! 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