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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - January 3, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                 Undercover Car' Ss Used To Check Inspections  State Hikes Supervision Of Stations  Harrison  Weber  Big Cutbacks in iowa  Gas Allocations Seen  HETT EN DO RF" (UFI) — A North centra) Iowa: Gasoline number of pas stations around availability generally good.  Iowa have been notified that  F'uel supplies for the next seven  By Harrison Heber  Iowa Daily Pre** Assn.    their    fuel supplies Will bt 1  cut ,    „    ,  DES MOINES - The slate is    ® Shack iii 1974. the Motor Club of  d#yB gcneralIy  " ormal   using an “undercover vehicle”    ~    iowa    reported Wednesday.    South    central:    Gasoline    avail-  to check    on    the    quality of    in-    des which    the station    has    ap-    The    club said the    cutbacks,    ability    fair to good.    Some allo-  spections    at    the    states 1,800    proved and    take    them    to a    dif-    which    affect stations    represent-    cating    and cutbacks    in supplies  motor vehicle inspection sta- f cr en t  station so that the results  in 8 " a  widevariety of brands,”     ted in lhl . Ottumwa .md  'T?'    ...    .■    ■    mav be eomoared In order to  are cx '’ cc,cd 10 ra ««®  fro, T  15 10  Oskaloosa areas.  It s part of “operation mom-  ma - v De  <ompaica. in oraei 50 percent of suppliets to the sta-    Ko    -mH    ->q*    r-ic  tor,” said Michael O'Donnell,|do this, however, the invests , ions  in 1973.    , )Hn( .  avaUabilit ; generally g«>d  supervisor of the state safety tor must not only have the A club spokesman said some    ^ ue j  sup pij es  f or  the next  department’s    motor vehicle    in-    owner’s consent,    out the owner;'of the    cutbacks may    be expert-     seven    days genera ii y  normal  enced    as early as the end of     Rpvvever  increasing    number of  {stations on all interstates are;  sped ion section.  The unmarked automobile, which happens to be a late model, has been tinkered with so there are known defects; it’s up to the garage mechanic to catch these defects.  So far the state’s field investigators have taken the car to only three inspection stations. One did a “super” job of in-  must accompany the investigator to the second station.  O'Donnell estimates that 694,825 cars, trucks and buses plus 83,715 motorcycles were inspected in 1973, that’s an increase of 13,199 cars and 16,489 motorcycles over the previous year.  An inspection costs $5.26 and  January.  In its weekly gasoline re-  now  closing Sundays. Unless ab-port, the Motor Club said gas- snidely necessary, motorists oline availability was general- should now curtail Sunday trav-  specting the car, while the other is required of all new vehicles!  Iv good in all areas of the state with the exception of some shortages in the Burlington and Davenport areas and allocating and cutbacks in the Ottumwa and nearby areas.  The Motor Club also said an  el on interstates.  Ketchum Named New Marsha! st Wellman  WELLMAN — Applications for  Scotch Order  DES MOINES (AP) — The Iowa beer and liquor control department Ii a s placed orders for a six months’ supply of Scotch whisky to counter a variety cf shortages accord ing to officials.  Director Holland Gallagher said Wednesday that it normally takes IO weeks for delivery of Scotch, but the whisky may be harder to get because of a shortage of bottles in England and Scotland. He also said fuel shortages may affect transit by ship to this country.  The director said the advance order for 20.OOO cases of 12 bottles each should keep Scotch drinkers in iowa supplied through September in state liquor stores.  Mech'ville Council Names Fire Sweeps  Fire Chief, Sets Policy "I  w0  Shops  In Iowa City  .MECHANICSVILLE — The Ie firemen for keeping up with  council here met in special ses- their training session!.  pion Wednesday and appointed  R was tbp  decision of the    K)VVA (TTY — Iowa City fire-  Ronald AI haugh as fire chief    , d    Qff     ■    cedar    »*"    «    major     hl ™’    In  Albaugh takes the place of Lo-    near    zero temperatures for over  well Cook who had been pre-  coun, y <»nut commistion nu ..  viously elected fire chief but Disappointment was voiced on    ii”« ,p h(HJIS     Aedile.day ev<rung.  was advised to resign that posi- the lack of help given to the    Dales    Automobile Repair  tion because of a conflict of in-     5ma u    communities    Shop    and Hodaka Motorcycle  forest.    The    seven functional    funds,Shop    on Riverside drive were  Cook was elected as one of the were combined into one general destroyed.  new members of the city coun- fund by a vote of the council, cil  Retiring  The council gave a vote of tnanks to Walter Kiehl and Fay Young, retiring council members , for service.  Councilman Lamont noted that the county was negligent  in sending in a census report which cost Mechmicsville $1,009 a quart'** in revenue  their yearn of charing.  Councilman Boots moved that .Sworn in as new council a hydrant he ordered to be kept extinguish the blaze with a hand members bv Maver Tom Rails- on hand in case of an emer- extinguisher  The fire was first reported at 6:44 p.m.  According to authorities, sparks from a welding machine evidently ignited solvent in a parts washer at the au*  : mobil repair shop.  Employes first attempted to  two were deficient in their in-!as well as whenever a vehicle!increasing number of stations a new marshal here have been spectioi.c, O'Donnell reported changes ownership.    along    the    interstate    highways reviewed and Mayor Duane  None of the three knew the About 7.5 percent cf the vein-  are    Sunda - Vs    and     Tadlock ut a special council  car belonged to the state.    Ides tested fail to pass inspect 1 *® 1 lowa  ™ lo !' ls,s  »?  c , ur *T  mcc " ng . " cdncsday ;  an "™ m ' ed   Moves Slowly    Ilion. O'Donnell said, noting ihat ! Sunda - v travel    absolu,el - v  appointment to the position  .    f;<) iii ootn^Kiioc ana a97R mn- necessary.    Effective    Jan.    8. Well---  Out of a sense of fair play.j ■    insner    Here is a breakdown of gaso- marshal will be Jerry L  O'Donnell said he would bo re- torcycles failed to pass inspect  luctant to use only evidence Hon in 1973. gathered through the use of hid-  Th ® r ® are over I* million I  den delects against a motor motor vehiclesland I. .WO mo-    ^     d     expcct-i S on    who    resigned    last week in a  vehicle inspecfion station. So. torcycles registered in Iowa  back wore Clarence Maher and gency.  Lowell Cook.    --  Carol Baister was reappointed Autopsy Shows Man,  city clerk and Hugh Lamont,    OI RI J * n nib  jr., was appointed mayor pro    z I, blea TO Ueam  tem.    I    SHENANDOAH (AP)-An au-  The North Cedar Press was topsy showed that a Shenandoah  Firemen said the building was ■ complete!v involved in flames'’ {when they arrived.  Owners of the two businesses Thursday were attempting to estimate their losses.  Three cars which were being  Wellman? Ket-  Vinton United  Fund    Drive Is    designated (he official newspa-     m ‘ an ' whosc body    was found in a      r, ‘l ,air<,<1  •"    '. b *     a “'“J bo P "* rp   ll    I ET D     prr anc * official depositories are    ...    , ,    .    ,     as VU ’J     a ’     at 1    a f ,w clve  Up    lb Percent    , hf  Mechanicsville Trust and     buildm «  1uesday    bll ' d to dca!h     motorcycles    in    the    motorcycle  VINTON — An increase    of    Savings Bank, not to exceed    atter apparently    cutting himself    shop    ....... -    * 1     *    *     !    J     • J! — The auto repair shop is owned  for the moment, the state is {  (line supplies around the state:    |chum, 25, a resident of Wellman  ncar j v  jj  percen f j n  contribu-!^ 0 *^  anc * U n ' on  Trust on a broken window, according The auto repair shop is ownet  Eastern: Gasoline availability for the last two years.    Itions    was    noted in Vinton’s an-  and Sav ’ n S s  Bank °f Stanwood,! to authorities.    by Dale Miller of North Liberty  [generally good. Fuel supplies (  He replaces H. Max Thomp-  mia , |r njtpfJ FlinfJ Hpivp fnr iq7 ‘ 4  (also not to exceed $250,000.    Investigators    said the frozen The Hodaka shop is owned bj  I for the next seven days expect-; son who resigned last week ireyc.e.regui.e.euu.    ^     gfnera „ y    norma ,    with    idispute with town officials.  ca se  0     .__.... .c'    ...id    I exception of some possible sup- Ketchum is a Vietnam v  nual United Fund drive for 1974. Dr. Alan Woodhouse.  eter-'.  Chamber of Commerce pres-  mmrinrr cinwiv rm ncina infnr O'Donnell anticipates there will  e * ce ! )il()I1 U1  ’’T“T n  r    13     «    *'— idem, headed the drive which  moving slowly on using infor-  l       ...     the     ply shortages in the Burlington an and presently is employed  wgg conducted from 0dob(T   mation obtained in such a against a station.  tost h® " Significant increase in the Q    rth^van^ Flwring^Co~uTWell" '! as  “"‘“‘I  fr ° m   ! number of motorcycles pur-  Ccnlra ,T G asoline availability  man . He is married and he and  ,hrou K hDeccmbcr '  Besides the undercover vehi- j chased by l«" ans  this  v< ' ar | generally good. Fuel supplies his wife have two children, e, O'Donnell, who has been in Conversely, he looks lei a de-  lbe nex t seven days expect-    -  cie  charge of the motor vehicle inspection section for only three and a half months, has instituted a number of changes to beef up the state's enforcement program.  Not all of these are negu  crease in thet number of new,^    ^    „     onna|   cars registered in Iowa in 19,4.  ffe5tfrn . Gasoline availability  j generally good. Fuel supplies white Is Named by for the next seven days gencral-  Buchanan Supervisors  lv normal   I N D E P E NDENCE — John five, he said. For instance, the I White of Independence was elec-station that did a very thor- {ted chairman of the Buchanan ough job of inspecting the un- county board ol supervisors dormer car will receive a  Fewer Clinics For School Bus Drivers Slated  John Kuehnle was voted city attorney. Named cemetery clerk was Carol Baister. Clarence Maher was named water c mmissioner:    street  c nm ^sinner, Vernon Boots; sanitation, Hugh Lamont, jr.; recreation. Ray Jewell, and weed commissioner, Lowell Cook.  Wednesday ta succeed Richard  Contributions from businesses to date are $3.906 40    and  $2,177.48 from residential areas for a total of $6,083.88.    Dr.  Woodhouse said that there still  remains about $2,000 to be col-J A motion was made and selected from businesses.    |conded    to give a 5.5 percent  Last year’s United Fund drive I raise to citv employes effective DES MOINES (AP) — In an received contributions totaling!until July I, af w’hich time it effort    to    conserve    energy,    the    $4,191 from businesses    and    will    be    reevaluated. The motion  department    cf    public    safetv    will    « 054.89 from residential    areas    was    approved.  °    not    conduct    a    clinic    for    school     for a ,otal  S5.245.89.    After    cons'd-ruhle discern  Chamber Secretary David L ,amor, t  ma e a  mo.'on to retain  Manchester Lets  body of John Castle, about 21, Jim Vargason of lowa City.  I was in a former auto repair  -----  ' shop.    Former    Resident    Dies  Dr. Kenneth Gee, who han- LACROSSE. Wis. — Dr. Rob-died an autopsy, said Wednes- ort B. Rasmus, a former Deday that exposure to sub-zero corah resident, died here Mon-tcmperatures contributed to the day. He attended Luther college man’s death, but there were no and was graduated from medi-wounds from any weapon.    cal school at the U. of Iowa in  ----- 1948 Services will be F'riday at  Field Assessor    F^nglish Lutheran church at 1:30.  FAIRFAX — Linn county field A memorial has been es-assessors will be at the new fire tabiished.  station tore from Jan. 4 to Jan.    —----  19. Weekda\ hours are 9 to 5:30 Let want ads help you buy, with Saturday hours 9 to ic on. sell or trade. Call 398 8234.  MANCHESTER - Two con-  letter    of commendation and    Cameron    of Independence. I he  tfacts amounting    t0  almost    .  us . ( ; J    Happel was    in charge    of the     the     P rcsrnt    ra,e    of  compensa-  —..... -....... improve-     as ^ as  ^ cen done m    he past  u  ,    drive in the business    district     tion    for the    rclief     Peace "  improve     Thg department    has sciled     ame rn ne DU.mess    awinci.  it a spe-     e( „4 nrti/ ,    Residential co-chairmen wer^:  n - / n  ex cen /a nours a  $250,000 for  O'Donnell has hopes of pre- supervisors met to organize for  senting awards to stations (the year and make their annual  mentj ,  were avvardcd at  that compile an outstanding appointments.    lei    a    I    citv  record of inspecting motor ve-  Itle boarY!  renamed Kenneth hides.  In answer  officer.  month  as has been done in the past.  sewer lmpr^"*  council    meeting     U * ed  P ro 8 ra ]? s s tr a tegic lo-    j phiHins    Dorothy Knaack I The wages for extra help were   Catl0rl j  m Eastern Iawa . i i    I Cathv Klem    Arlene Lyon Min  to remain  flexible, based on the  McCardle of Independence as ^    ?  n V    ..  Cn     .  u .    most drivers can reach without    Lathe Klem,    Arlene Lyon. Min-]  ♦a cr mn rf tho county relief officer and Earl . lambing Co. of a- traveling an excessive distance.  nu>  Bloodgood. Doris Wood. p csprva t: ons  r or .    t    ; on   _ *'7 ~*: n erv»rti«n cfatinnc  Bva m of Independence as execu-,  terlo °  was a ^ a , r< J C  .fL!? Drivers in western Iowa attend-; Janet w  oodhouse, Donna * Pavillion will remain a $ pripes of inspection st3tionsi .    -     4     ♦ 1  section of tho bid for $125,044 20 j i*    fl r ii n n \l^rilv , n Rl^nch^rH  1  i n in* n ii rt mciin d  over procedures the 18 field in-l tive secre,ary ot  ‘ b ®.Y*‘®r*n*    -I.,.'Jit, ll ed _ clinlcs ,n ls ' 3 - i-rupp, Manlyn Blanchard,  Wednesday.  affairs commission. Max Gro-  ,—:    7 / ;, ;    ■     T     ;    .    ea    Clinics in    “cc.    ,    •.  for the installation of cast iron  The mectmgs wh | cb  ^gjn  at  Betsy Hadley and Janice Wil-  F   son.  Vacati n Policy  tr^ nSt f rU r^     ver  Independence was reap-    ^ orce( ^ mains, river crossing    3  p m  will include:  state cars at insertion statior^     pointed to a  Lve-ye ar  term on    and other constructmn wo *k.     Jan  7-Marshalltown senior    The 1973 distribution of the    clothing allowance for the  Thjc u jv rm rn-.ii caih thp ^ county conservation board.  1  second section was high cafeteria: Jan. 9—Sigourney contributions was: Goodfellows,  c j iy  marshal was raised from mlfeS Donnell .aid, the     Lconjrd Duckett) Mrs< Ho bert    awarded to Jim Schroeder Con-     hi „ h schoo j.  Ja;1  15—Cedar    i$132.81; Benton County Assn. of     S75 t0 $n)0 The citv omp loycs  mechanics have the opportunity     Henderson  ^  John whlte a „    struction, Inc., Bellevue, for    i Fa „ s hig h gcheoJ cafeteria. Ce-    Retarded Children, $300: Boy     wi n  bc  required to attend re«u-  ^he.V of  Independence, will serve    «121.452 His contract calls for     dar Rapids  Taft junior high    Scouts. $700; Girls Scouts, $675;     lar  council meetings on ly . "   g    y     conduct    ag a in    on    the    social    welfare    *be building of a lilt station, school; Jan. 21—Monona high Iowa Childrens Service, $|/); Vacation policy will remain  inspection. ^    board    during 1971.    dual pumping station    and ch!o- school:    Jan. 23-Fayette high Benton    County Work Activity    the same, one week after one  Station Audits    Dr.    James Sloan and Dr. J.    H. rination system.    school.    Brooklyn high school Center.    $275; lowa Town and  O’Donnell also has expajided the station audits to insure that each station has the proper equipment to test the vehicles.  Belding were named to the! The sewer improvements will cafeteria;  year and two weeks after two C ountry YWCA, $25:    Benton    years. No overtime will be paid.  county board of health. They are bring all wastes from the indus- Jan. 28—West Liberty high County Red Cross, $1,465; Salva- Instead, time off will be grant-  *    flft’m    •    Ion     emrvKzaef    finn Armil    \/iwfrvn    JI  replacing Mrs.    V. G. McSween-;trial plants in southwest Man-    school gym; Jan. 29—Manchest-    tion Army, $545;    Vinton    school    ed.  ey and the late    Dr. Nelson Her-    chester to the city disposal plant    ct lambert elementary school,    special education,    $275;    Vinton    sick leave benefit? will be five  As part of this program and sey.    for    treatment.     1    Mental Health, $190; Vinton rec- davs every six months.  on an experimental basis the in- Dr. L. John Flage was reap- Financing for the project will W’ant ads are easy to use and reation department, $800; Radio A cortlfTate was received vestigators    have    been    author-    pointed as physician for the    through be through general obli-    produce quick, satisfying re-    Free Europe, $25;    and Arthritis    from the ISL fire    service exten-  ized to    se.ect    two    or    three    vehi-    county heme.    gation sewer bonds.    suits! Dial 398-8234.    Foundation. $100.    sion commending    Mechanicsvil-  Across from New Parking Ramp 312 3rd Avenue SE  As •    ' ■‘.V.T V   I • I '  .sr';    ■    *,    j,    ■/    FT1,    mTf-kIi'  Bohemian Savings Q Loan is building a new home  Since our founding over 80 years ago, Bohemian Savings and Loan has helped a great many individuals and families build new homes.  And as Cedar Rapids has grown, we have too. Each time adding services and facilities that can bring you a better life.  How we’re growing again.  As we complete construction over the next few months, you'll discover exciting new facilities and services designed to make our new home . . . your home.  Bohemian Savings and Loan  320 Third Street S E Cedar Rapids. Iowa  y fe-,  u rn Im  CCM  m  f i  n  Im  it  V'—~"T'  Wwi  mm  STP  mi   

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