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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - January 12, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Social Services Stressed Teachers Bogged Asks Opinion on At Linn Liaison Session handled on the By Larry Tanner Linn county's legislative liai- son committee will be taking numerous ideas, suggestions and criticisms to DCS Moines for tile legislature to review tilts year. The committee heard from i most of about 50 persons who WIAIBf 8 fOTQCAM The Wealher Hiafi temperatures Friday, tow tei... eratures overnight and inches of pre donation: Anchoraoe 19 12 L. Angeles 41 u .01 Atlanta 65 3] .20 Miami Bismarck -12 -37 Min'apolis -4 -24 Chicago ..28 0.02 N. Orleans 73 49 Denver 10-4 New York 39 23.50 Ouluth ....-9-21 Phoenix Honolulu .78 Seattle ...37 30.03 Houston 44 na .5fi Washington 49 34 .14 Extended Outlook cloudy Monday with a chance o snow east. Partly cloudy with higher temperatures Tuesdaj and Wednesday. Lows zero to 10 above Monday, up to the teens by Wednesday. Highs 10 to 15 in the northeast to the 20s in the southwest Monday, rising to 25 to 35 by Wednesday. C. R. Weather High Friday Low overnight downtown -16 Low overnight airport -2f Noon Sat., airport.......... -14 2 p.m..................... Precipitation ..............none Total for Jan.............. 0.32 Normal for Jan.............1.51 Barometer, rising .........30.05 Humidity at noon ..........53% Wind direction and velocity at Gazette weather station 2 p.m. ESE at 5 m.p.h. Sun rises Sunday, sun sets, Year Ago High, 24; low, 6; rainfall, none. Degree Days Friday 67 Total to date Through Jan. Percent of normal year___49.3 Total normal Fires p.m. Friday. Backfire through carburetor in 'the 1200 block of Fourth avenue SE. p.m. Friday. Car fire at 3000 Sixth street SW. a.m. Saturday. Smoke odor at 1025 Seventh street SE. a.m. Saturday. Car fire at intersection of Third street and Eighth avenue SE. New Greek Archbishop ATHENS (AP) Bishop Sera- f e i m of loannina became Greece's archbishop Saturday. President Phaedon Gizikis de- clared him Orthodox Church head shortly after a council of bishops' election gave him 20 of 28 votes. Bishop Dionysos of Kozani got seven votes and Bishop Chris- tostomos of Messinia one. The post had remained vacant since Archbishop leronymos re- signed last month following what he termed political pres- ff J 1 S ATLANTA S at Marion city hall Saturday for a lengthy session lasting into the noon hour. Social services, or the lack of adequate funds for them, occupied much of the morning. The board of social services asked for an increase in the amount being paid for welfare patients housed in nursing homes. Foster Parents Increased amounts for costs borne by foster parents also was suggested. Development of state standards for day-care licensing also was suggested by the social services department. This would permit the receiving of federal funds. An -increase in foster parents' clothing allotments for incoming foster children also was suggested. A representative of a Marion nursing home said there is no shortage of beds for patients. Only a shortage for welfare patients exists, but they cannot be WMT MIAMI Bf (W "W fr r, flOW nTTTTl, in the Pacific northwest, changing to snow over the inland for parts of the northern Plains and upper Mississippi valley, lower Texas, generally fair weather should prevail Record Stopped On 1-80, Held For Deportation GRINNELL (AP) Nine aliens were being held for immigration authorities after an Iowa highway patrolman stopped to help their stalled car on 1-80 near Marengo. Trooper Bob Kinseth of Grin-nell said Friday he found nine Mexican nationals who didn't have passports. He said five persons were seated in the car and only one had a passport. Trooper Mark Davis of Brooklyn, who arrived to assist, said he saw a hand sticking out of the car trunk. Inside the patrolmen found four more Mexican nationals, .plus another walking down the h ghway. The troopers said the ten persons, who- range in age from 16 to 58 years, were taken to the Johnson county jail in Iowa City where Spanish language instructors from the University of Iowa assisted in translating. The aliens told authorities they had pooled their, money to purchase a car in Mexico and were headed for Chicago to find iowa Deaths Ilonlilnton Mildred Place. Graveside services Monday at at Hopkinton cemetery. Goettsch's. Viola Earl E. Sherman, 91. Services Monday at 1 at Goettsch's, Anamosa, where friends may call after 11 Sunday. South English AVilliam H Slaubaugh, 90. Services Monday at at West Unioi Mennonite- church. Friends may call at Powell's, Wellman, aftei 7 Saturday. Dyersvillc Margaret Deyen Holland of Milwaukee Services Tuesday at at Basilica of St. Francis Xavler. McBride's. Manchester Grace E Lane, 82. Services at Monday at Shelly's, where friends may call after 7 Saturday. Walker Mrs. Marshall Mc-Calley. Murdoch's. Kalona John R. Burkley, 64. Services Monday at at Petersiem's. Watkins Henry Becker, 72. Services Monday at 11 at St. Patrick's Catholic church. Ho-saries at Saturday and 8 Sunday at Halverson's. Conroy Charles D. Moen-nich, 78. Services Monday at 2 at Trinity Lutheran church. McSwiggin-Uhlmann Luxemburg Miss Magdalena Beyers, 80. Services Monday at 11 at Holy Trinity Catholic church. Scripture .service at 8 Sunday at Kramer's, Dyers-ville. where friends may call after 3 Sunday. Decorah Helga Solvcig Jordahl, 69. Services Monday at at Briefs Money Taken Jackie M. Price, 1323 C avenue NE, reported Friday that someone took from her purse while it was in her unlocked car. Best Rental Open 7-9 Weekdays, 8-5 Sundays. Adv. Car Rummage V. H. Foster, Waterloo, told police Friday that while his car was parked overnight in the Roosevelt hotel parking ramp a pair of prescription sunglasses worth and a garage door opener worth were taken. The Giftree January Sale. Save up to 700 7th St SE. Tools Taken Tools and car parts worth an estimated were reported stolen Friday from the Bowman Woods Gulf station, 380 Blairs Ferry road NE. Embassy Club Saturday special: Barbecued ribs and roast beef. Blair Thorne in ounge for dancing. Adv. Television Taken A portable television worth was reported missing Friday from the residence of Vickie L. Lyon, 1860 Eighth street NW. Friday Night, The Aristocrats. Monday, Lebanese night. The Indian Adv. Clocks Missing A clock radio worth and a wall clock worth were reported missing Saturday from Coiffure's Unlimited, 511 Seventeenth street SE, by the owner. Two dollars in coins were also missing. Rent it Try it Like it -Buy it. Burcsh Rental East, 29th St. and 1st Avenue; South 3rd St. and 14th Adv. ACTION Recruiting Recruiters for ACTION, the federal agency heading the Peace Corps and VISTA (Volunteers in Service to are scheduled to hold interviews at the HACAP building, 105 Eighth avenue SE, Monday through Friday. Wanted: All silver coins. Jerome's, IE Adv. of Records Commended The state audit of 1972-73 operations at Kirkwood Community college contains praise for the school's example in computerizing its financial records. Lloyd Smith, state auditor, said Kirkwood's new computerized system is now being adopted by the other schools in Iowa's area school system. "The departments responsible for the development and installation of this system are to be Smith said in concluding remarks with the audit. The audit for the year ended June 30 lists expenditures of by Kirkwood. Of this amount, was paid in salaries and Boating Equipment Reported Stolen Thieves looking for warmer days made off with enough boating equipment over the holidays to set sail. Despite the cold weather someone took several boat cushions, anchors, life vests, a set of oars and a gasoline can from a boat parked in the backyard at 1201 Thirty-second street NE. Rex S. Brown, who lives at :hat address, was gone from Dec. 22 until Friday. Brown reported the theft Friday. Spring Recess Aired by By Randy Minkoff IOWA CITY (UPI) A member of the state board of regents Friday suggested that the spring recess at the three state universities be eliminated because of the energy %rd of Regents and the refund policy change from 100 percent to 70 percenl for two months' registration. At present, the U. of I. charges 517 per semester hour for correspondence study, for. enrollment fee and for extension of course is Biirned in WHAT CHEER-Mclvin Fau- bert was hospitalized at Iowa City today with second and third degree burns suffered in a fire here Friday night. Firemen were called to his residence shortly after p.m. Faubert had been working on a car in a new double garage near the house when the fire broke out. The garage was destroyed, b u t firemen prevented flames from spreading. the Regent Donald Shaw of Dav- tla'e- cnport said because of higher officials said the current fuel costs and a predicted short- charges did not offset expcndi- p.m. the day preceding publication is the deadline for age of gasoline the spring vaca- t u r e s although the corre tion idea may become infeasi- ble. "We do not have a similar break during the fall Shaw noted. "And we may de- cide to look into the possibility of not having a spring vacation in later years." However, University of Iowa President Willard Boyd said any change in the academic calen- dar, specifically the spring va- cation, would have to be decid- I Want Ads published Tuesday I through Saturday. rate. State Rep, Joan IJpsky said the need is greater for custodial homes. Una Supervisor -We need a more home-like atmosphere for this type of pa- she said. Linn Supervisor Jean Oxley asked that the ratio of fine money collected under the uni- fied court system be increased from 10 to 50 percent for coun- ties. County Auditor Merle Kopel also urged the legislators to seek more of the fine money for counties. Retail business men in the au- dience spoke against the nine percent limit on interest rales to be charged customers for credit buying. He cited loan companies, banks and car dealers as ex- amples of firms which charge a higher percentage. ISPIRG Claim ..Gary Goldstein, a represent- ative of the Iowa Student Public Interest Research Group decried the lack of public debate on the environ- ment impact of nuclear energy. He said his group is planning to hold public hearings on the matter. He claimed serious health hazards are involved in nuclear energy production. All of the legislators at the meeting agreed the state legis- ature- is powerless to regulate in the nuclear energy field. State Sen. .Tom Riley said he :avored the study, proposed by !ov. Robert Ray, to look .into the use of Iowa coal- for a source of energy. Existing Coal ..He (Ray) said the state could supply its own energy for 400 years with coal known to exist in Iowa. Riley also urged the study of lolar energy :as another source of power. Such devices as windmills were used in the past for generating energy, but electricity replaced the wind- mill because it was cheaper, he added. State Rep. John Palchett liked a suggestion from the audience ,hat a public referendum be permitted concerning use of nu- clear energy. County Auditor .Kopel also suggested a change in the county government's accounting ;ystem. Better methods of ransferring funds must be used, net said, and no major changes have been made in the accounting system since 1923. Down by Reports Boyd Complains IOWA CITY (AP) Univer- sity of Iowa 1'residcnt Willard Boyd complained Friday that the universities must make so Imany reports that there is ime to teach. Boyd said that if the univer- sity administration's purpose is basically "the business of pub- ic disclosure, we can not ex- pect too much educational lead- ership." So Hie slate board of reg- ents decided not to begin a new faculty management an- nual report. Instead, the reg- ents asked the three state uni- versities to furnish copies of other relevant reports already underway. Boyd believes the public should know what teachers arc doing, but "I sometimes think we're going to be so busy col- lecting data, it's going to com- pel us into a non-academic" function. The original proposal would :iave been an expansion of a Faculty workload1 study made ay the three universities since 1970. Regents president Mrs. H. Rand Peterson, Harlan, said those workload studies showed that the university faculties "work hard." Civil Service Provisions State Sen. Tom Riley of O.C percent Immcdi- ss asked Iowa Atty. while others may have to General lately Kiehard Turner's opinion on w.1Jt vt.ar to do so. matters relating to civil service] of and pay for deputy: Telephone Taken From Tip Top A telephone was among the items reported missing Friday from the Tip Top Distributing Co., 1204 Ninth street SW. The manager, Lawrence An- finson, told police a tape mea- sure worth and in coins from a soft drink machine were also taken. (Continued from Page 1.) that it was not given a full op- p o r t u n i t y to examine the agency's reasons for ordering the notification and repair of the vehicles. Judge Charles W. Joiner ing to extend a 9.6 percent pay increase to deputy sheriffs. such increase to commence on individual case basis on ei- her the anniversary date (of or his last pay increase the deputy re- he deputy's hiring I. last pay increase. 'This means that some depu-j y sheriffs will receive a pay! "_ do funds not expended I during the fiscal year revert to jlhe general fund and, therefore, j become 'lost' as far as the civil Rnrlf i service commission for deputy ivi a r Di e o c K i ffs ._, conccrncd; 01. are Bank Rob beryl unexpended funds placed in the i general fund to be used, when MARBLE ROCK (UPI) -needed by the commission Agents of the FBf and the Iowa Bureau of Criminal Investiga- ion (BCD today were inves- Gannon Tells Credit Views DBS MOINES (AP) A can- didate for the Democratic gu- bernatorial nomination says if he were governor he would veto legislation that allowed more than 12 percent interest on. re- volving credit accounts. William Gannon said in Des Moines Saturday he was making his position clear "in the face of action by the consumer credit charges study committee which could change Iowa's interest rates from the lowest in the na- tion to among the highest." Gannon said he would favor veto action "unless the sumer credit industry provides the people of Iowa with full and complete information on the costs and revenues derived from the extension of the various kinds of credit and unless such information justifies a higher credit rate." igating a Friday night robbery of the First Securities and Trust Bank here. An undetermined amount of cash was taken from the bank >y two masked men who en- tered the bank and demanded money from one of two women :ellers, Marble Rock Police Chief William Thieman said. Thieman said the two robbers hen locked the two tellers and a woman customer in a back room and fled the bank. The women freed themselves after :he two men left. Police said no shots were 'ired .in the holdup and no one was injured. Bank officials said :he two men, who were wearing white gloves, were carrying a ihotgun and pistol and put the money in a brown paper bag. Road blocks were set up at various locations in Floyd county and adjacent counties. In other action, the regents approved contracts totaling for a contract for an addition to the Oakdale hospital to house the U. of I. model rural health center. Funds for the out-patient unit, which has a total budget of will come from a grant from the U. S. public health ser- vice and from fund reserves Iowa Electric Tells Boost in Gas ed in "the long-range hospital. He cited several colleges which j plan field trips and other activi- ties during the scheduled time from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., Monday through Saturday. Dial 398-1 granted a temporary restrain- ing order pending a hearing Jan. 15. GM had asked that the order be set aside entirely andj that the agency be permanently! prevented from enforcing it. (Earlier story on page 6.) Meanwhile, Ford recalled of its 1974-model cars to fix an automatic speed control device cited by nine owners. Ford said the unit may not shut off properly on as many as 400J cars but no accidents have been problem. (Continued from Page 1.) residual fuel oil, butane gas and minor products took effect Dec. 7. Further energy-related devel- opments included: Saxbe said the anti-trust divi- sion is checking to see whether major oil companies collabo- rated to contrive a fraudulent fuel shortage. But he noted that anti-trust officials say that so far they have found little evi- dence of such collusion. The Exxon Co. announced it is increasing its gasoline prices 0.7 cents a gallon and home heating oil 5.1 cents a gallon immediate- ly. A Japanese official said Arab oil supplies are reaching the U. S. and the Netherlands despite the embargo. United Air Lines announced that 490 ground crew employes will be laid off Jan. 26 because of the energy crisis. Officials said these will include customer service attendants, ramp ser- vice agents and food and main- tenance personnel. Keofci Burglary Loss Set at was placed at between and in burglary last weekend at a rural Keota residence. Authorities said the Robert McDowell family returned Mon- day from a holiday trip to Ha- waii and discovered their house had been ransacked. Thieves made off with a quan- tity of meal from the freezer a letter sent to Turner ear- County Civil Service commis- ision has asked me to obtain an Her this week'Riley pointed out :j opinion as to whether the com- "The board of supervisors of j mission. can require that the Linn county is apparently will-jpay increase become effertiw 1 all deputy sheriffs simulta neously or can the commis- sion refuse to approve an in- crease that would discriminate by anniversary dates, whether dates of employment or of the Detailed Profit Data Ordered WASHINGTON (AP) government is required to make JUblic more detailed informa- ;ion on business profits and rev-, enues reported under the eco-j nomic control laws under a court ruling. The ruling Friday by the tem- jorary emergency court of ap- oeals, which handles disputes on iconomic controls, is expected ;o enable the public to gain access to revenues for individu- al product lines of corporations instead of the aggregate reve- nues, profits and losses now available, said attorneys who In asking that an opinion be sought, Riley said, Cortez re- ferred to the possibility of reme- dial legislation dependent upon the attorney general's opinion on the two issues. brought the case against the lost of Living Council. The ruling would apply to vir- tually all corporations with an- nual sales of million or more. The oil industry, for instance, would have to disclose not only revenues from individual opera- tions but also from specific re- fined products with large sales volumes under the ruling, said Peter Schuck of Consumers Union. A n t i -1 r u s t enforcers and groups trying to monitor eco- nomic controls programs have long been interested in more de- tailed figures on big corpora- tions. Deadline Friday To Apply for Tuition Grants Students interested in obtain- ing an Iowa tuition grant to at- tend-a private college or univer- sity next year have until Jan. 18 to file their applications, ac- cording to Richard Voss, direc- tor of financial aid and place- ment at Coe college. Students are eligible for up to per year, based on the ability of the family to contrib- ute, and is given by the state to help defray the higher costs of tuition and fees at Iowa's pri- vate colleges and universities. "Each year many students i who would be eligible fail to ap- I ply for the Iowa tuition grants." Voss said. "Many students are not thinking of attending a irivate school now, then later, it is too late to receive a grant. "Therefore, even if there's a remote chance of a student, ap- Jlying to a private school, they should apply for the grant now." Coe has about 200 students on campus this year who are recip- ients of the grants. Because of ihe expanded appropriation by the Iowa general assembly last year, many recipients of the [rant are coming from middle class families, Voss said. Application forms and infor- mation on the Iowa tuition grant are available through high school counselors and college fi- nancial aid officers. All Fords affected large or intermediate models. I items. McDowell told authorities a Memorial Services i House Is Entered, Customers of Iowa Electric Light and Power Co. will re- ceive a 6.4 percent boost in the prices they pay for natural gas, the company said Friday. Company officials said that the firm was passjng on to its customers a wholesale price in- crease imposed by its study, an enrollment N o r t h e r n Natural Gas of charge of per course, an Okay Calendar The regents then approved Ihe U. of I. calendar through 1975. The board also approved in- creases in correspondence fees at the U. of I. Included in the Church Purchase In addition, the regents ap- proved a new gynecology in-pa- tient unit and support facilities at U. of I. general hospitals. The board also approved the university's offer to purchase properly now occupied by the First Presbyterian church ofj Iowa City for to be used; Harshbargcr, Rachel p.m. Sunday at the Chapel of Memories by the Rev. Don F. Maple of Lovely Lane United Methodist church. Cremation will be held with remains to he inurned in Ml. Hope Abbey at Topcka, Kan. Arrangements by Cedar Memorial funeral home. Defense Man Dies TOKYO (AP) Wang Shu- Refrigerator Taken A refrigerator owned by a ten- ant who left without paying the rent was reported stolen Friday. The landlord, Mclvin C. Mill- er, Monlczuma, told police a front window of a home at 1017 Tenth street SE was forced open. A bed was also reported miss- friend had been watching the house during their absence and j reported all was in order Sun- 'day. Bus Tires Slashed, School Halts Classes CAMANCHE (UPI) Knife punctures on the tires of the town's 10 school buses caused the cancellation of classes here Friday. School officials said the cuts in the tires caused an estimated in damages and left Ihe school system without a means of transporting the 600 students who ride the school buses every lay. Camanche police said they ar- rested two teenagers Friday af- ternoon and charged them with j injury to property. The youths are being held at the Clinton county law center. (Continued from Page 1.) cold, cold Saturday, experienc- ing record lows in several points in the state. Atlantic and Villisca, in south- west Iowa, shared the dubious distinction of being in Iowa's deepest deep-freeze at minus 37, a record for Atlantic. Warmest Low The warmest overnight low, if it can be called that, was Ihe 16 below recorded in Dubuque. Other Eastern Iowa communi- ties reporting frigid overnight lows were McGregor, minus 30; Fayettc, minus 26; Elkader, minus 22; Waukon, minus 25; Oelwcin and Decorah, minus 22. But lake heart. Things have been worse. Back in 1912, Jan. 12 produced the coldest reading ever recorded in Iowa, 47 de- grees below. The national weather service said it probably won't be quite as cold tonight with read- ings from about five below in the southwest to ten or 15 below in the northeast. Sunday's oullook is for parlly cloudy skies and moderating temperatures, with highs from five to ten above in the north- east to 15 or 20 above in the southwesl. shenfj, (iO, China1.; vice-minister of national defense, died in Pe- king Monday, China's llsinhua news agency -said Saturday. Found Dead NICHOLS (UPI) A man was found dead in Ihe wreckagej of his car on the south edge of Nichols in Muscatine county early Saturday. Police say Thomas Holcomb, 61, of the Nichols area, was alone in his car when it ran off an in- terchange into a drainage ditch. 1-80 and Amana Interchange Phone 668-1223 Omaha, Neb. proposal was a hike lo a recreation area for stii-i semester hour for corrc-dents in nearby dormitories.! The purchase still is subject toj approval by the Iowa executive! council. 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