Cedar Rapids Gazette, January 3, 1974, Page 7

Cedar Rapids Gazette

January 03, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - January 3, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Thurs., Jan. 3, 1974 "Undercover Car' Is Used To Check Inspections Harrison Weber State Hikes Supervision Of Stations By Harrison Weber lewa Dally Assn. DES MOINES The state is using an "undercover to check on the quality of in- des which the station has ap-; The club said spcctions at the state's motor vehicle inspection sta- tions. It's part of "operation moni- said Michael O'Donnell, supervisor of the state safety Biq Cufbacks in Iowa Gas Allocations Seen BETTENDORF (UPI) AJ -North central Iowa: Gasoline! number of gas stations generally good.! Iowa have been notified suppiics for thc next their fuel supplies will be cut: Iback in 1974. the -Motor Club generally normal. reported Wednesday. South central: Gasoline avail- The club said the fair lo good. Some proved and take them to a dif-i which' affect stations represent-'eating and cutbacks in supplies! ferent station so that the results ing''a wide variety of m thc ottumwa and! iMech'ville Council Names iFire Sweeps j Fire Chief, Sets Policy j Two S h o p s j MECHANICSVILU2 Thc lie firemen for keeping up with: JQWd r....._ _... (council here met in special ses-their training sessions. i months' supply of Scotch Wednesday and appointed It was tne decision of the; IOWA Iowa Clty fire' Scotch Order DES MOINES ointed as physician for the county home. (January. i stations on all interstales are In its weekly gasoline re- i now closing Sundays. Unless ab- port, the Motor Club said gas- Uolutely necessary, motorists! oline availability was general- Ish0uld'now curtail Sunday trav- ly good in all areas of the lc[ on intestates, state with the exception of some shortages in the Burling- ton and Davenport areas and allocating and cutbacks in the Ottumwa and nearby areas. The Motor Club also said an increasing number of stations along the interstate highways are closing on Sundays and urged Iowa motorists to curtail Sunday travel unless absolutely necessary. Here is a breakdown of gaso- line supplies around the state: Eastern: Gasoline availability generally good. Fuel supplies for the next seven days expect- ed to be generally normal with exception of some possible sup- ply shortages in the Burlington and Davenport-Betlendorf areas. Central: Gasoline availability generally good. Fuel supplies for the next seven days expect- ed to be generally normal. Western: Gasoline availability generally good. Fuel supplies tor the next seven days general- ly normal. Sewer Ketetei flamed New Marsha! at Welfman WELLXIAN Applications for a new marshal here have been reviewed and Mayor Duane Tadlock, at a special council meeting Wednesday, announced an arjpointmcnt to the position. Effective Jan. 8. Wellman'a marshal will be Jerry L. Ket- chum. 25, a resident of Wellman for the last two years. He replaces H. Max Thomp- son who resigned last week in a dispute with town officials. Ketchum is a Vietnam veter- an and presently is employed with Evans Flooring Co. in Well- man. He is married and he and :iis wife have two children. whisky to counter a va- riety cf shortages accord- ing to officials. Director Holland Gallag- her said Wednesday that it normally takes 10 weeks for delivery of Scotch, but the whisky may be hard- er to get because of a shortage of bottles in Eng- land and Scotland. He also said fuel shortages may affect transit by ship to this country. The director said the advance order for cases of 12 bottles each should keep Scotch drink- ers in Iowa supplied through September in state liquor stores. ff Ccdarmen fought a major bla.e m I Albaugh takes the place of Lo-j ducs incur zero temperatures for over ivvell Cook who had been cume commission dues. i iviausly elected fire chief but! Disappointment was voiced on tmeeliouis wwnosaaj oning. nonaldAlbaughasftrech.ef Albaugh takes the place of Lo-j C sly was advised to resign that posi- the lack of help given lo the Automobile Repair -j tion because of a conflict of lnall cnmmtinitics. aml llodaka Motorcycle ;tercst. j Thc seven functional funds Shop on Riverside drive were Cook was elected as one of the, were combined into one general: destroyed. j new members of the city coun-jfund by a vote of the council. The fire was first reported at eil- Retiring j The council gave a _.. to Walter Kiehl and Fay! which i Ycung. retiring council members for their yearn of Councilman Lamont noted that the county was negligent According to authorities, vote of: sending a report j sparks from a welding ma- cost Mcclvmiesville j chine evidently ignited solvent a in revenue i in a parts washer at the an- sharing. repair shop. Councilman Boots moved thatj Employes first attempted to Sworn in as new hydrant be ordered to be keptjextinguish the blaze with a hand members bv Mavor Tom Rails-on hand in case of an cmor-jextinguisher. back were Clarence Maher andjgency. Lowell Cook. Carol Balster was reappointed city clerk and Hugh Lamont, l jr., was appointed mayor pro I tern. MANCHESTER Two con- tracts amounting to almost for sewer improve- ments were awarded at a spe- c i a 1 city council meeting Wednesday. Hurst Plumbing Co. of Wa- :erloo was awarded the first section of the bid for or the installation of cast iron 'orced mains, river crossing and other construction work. The second section was awarded to Jim Schroeder Con- struction, Inc., Bellevue, for His contract calls for he building of a lift station, dual pumping station and chlo- rination system. The sewer improvements will bring all wastes from the Indus- rial plants in southwest Man- chester to the city disposal plant or treatment. Financing for the. project will hrough be through general obli- jation sewer bonds. Fewer Clinics For School Bus Drivers Slated DES MOINES (AP) In an effort to conserve energy, the department of Vinton United Fund Drive Is Up 15 Percent! An increase of SavinSs Bank-, not Autopsy Shows Man, Firemen said the building was involved in flames" when they arrived. Owners of the two businesses VINTON nearly 15 percent in contribu- tions was noted in Vinton's an- nual United Fund drive for 1974. Dr. Alan Woodhouse, Chamber of Commerce pres- ident, headed the drive which was. conducted from October through December. j vm'iiuia L'I inu iv.u wiuiuL-ojua 21, Bled to Death h'hursday were attempting to SHENANDOAH (APl-An their losses. The North Cedar Press was topsy showed that a Shenandoah! Thrcc cars which were being designated the official newspa- man wnose was found in official depositories Tuesday (o in' the Motorcycle r apparently cutting on a broken window, according! The auto repair shop is owned to.authoritics. I by Dale Miller of North Liberty. to exceed and the Union Trust and Savings Bank of Stanwood, also not. to exceed John Kuehnle was voted city attorney. Named ceme- tery clerk was Carol Balster. Clarence Maher was named water cimmissioner; street Contributions from businesses commissioner, Vcrnon Boots; to date are and! sanitation, Hugh Lamont, jr.: from residential areas for a total of Dr. Woodhouse said that there still remains about to be col- lected from businesses. Last year's United Fund drive received contributions totaling from businesses and sf public safety will j from_ residential areas not conduct a clinic for school j bus drivers by counties this year as has been done in the past. The department has sched- uled programs at strategic lo- cations in Eastern Iowa that most drivers can reach without traveling an excessive distance. Drivers in western Iowa attend- ed clinics in 1973. The meetings, which begin at 8 p.m., will include: Jan. senior high cafeteria; Jan. high school; Jan. Falls high school cafeteria, Ce- dar Rapids Taft junior high school; Jan. high school; Jan. high school, Brooklyn high school cafeteria; Jan. Liberty high school gym; Jan. er Lambert elementary school. for a total of recreation, Ray Jewell, and weed commissioner, Lowell Cook. A motion was made and se- conded to give a 5.5 percent raise to citv employes effective until July 1. at which time it will be reevaluated. The motion was approved. After cons'derable discussion; Investigators said the Hodaka shop is owned by body of John Castle, about 21, j Jim Vargason of Iowa City, was in a former auto repair j shop. Dr. Kenneth Gee, who han- Forme'r Resident Dies LACROSSE, Wis. Dr. Rob- died an autopsy, said Wcdnes-'ert B. Rasmus, a former De- day that exposure to sub-zero corah resident, died here Mon- temperatures contributed to thc i day. He attended Luther college man's death, but there were no land was graduated from medi- wounds from any weapon. leal school at-the U. of Iowa in 11948. Services will be Friday at English Lutheran church at A memorial has been es- Field Assessor FAIRFAX Linn county field assessors will be at the new fircjtablishcd. station here from Jan. 4 to Jan.! 19. Weekday hours are 9 to Let want ads help you buy, with Saturday hours 0 to sell or trade. Call 398-8234. Want ads are easy to use and produce quick, satisfying re- sults! Dial 398-8234. Chamber Secretary David Lamont made a motion to retain! Happel was in charge of the drive in the business district. Residential co-chairmen Bob Phillips, Dorothy Knaack, Cathy Klem, Arlene Lyon, Min- nie Bloodgood, Doris Wood, Janet Wo'odhouse, Donna G r u p p Marilyn Blanchard, Betsy Hadley and Janice Wil- son. The 1973 distribution of the the present rate of compensa- tion for the relief peace net to-exceed 75 hours a month. The wages for. extra help were to remain flexible, based on the job and the helper. Reservations for the Lion park pavillion will remain a S5J deposit. Vacatian Policy Clothing allowance for the contributions was: Goodfellows, city marsnai was raiseij from Benton County Assn. to The city employes Retarded Children, be required to attend reaii- Scouts, Girls'Scouts, jiar council meetings only. Iowa Childrens Service, ?H; Benton County Work Activity Center, Iowa Town and Country YWCA, Benton County Red Cross, Salva- tion Army, Vinton school Vacation policy the same, one week after one year and two weeks after two years. No overtime will be paid. Instead, time off will be grant- ed. special education, Vinton j Sick leave benefits will be five Mental Health, Vinton rec-jdays every six months, reation department, Radioj A certificate was received! Free Europe, and Arthritis'from the ISU fire service exten- Foundation, jsion commending Mechanicsvil- Across from New Parking Ramp 312 3rd Avenue SE 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. Now 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 ;