Cedar Rapids Gazette, January 15, 1974, Page 9

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January 15, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - January 15, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Who Buys Drinks? Solons Compromise By Handy Mlnkoff DES MOINES (UP1) The senate ethics committee Monday agreed to a compromise propos-j al broadening the scope of sen- ate lobbyist disclosure restric- tions to include meals and alco- holic beverages served to legis- lators. The proposal, approved 5-1, was made by Francis Cudahy, a Jefferson lawyer who serves as a lay member of the committee appointed by Gov. Robert Ray. IHs proposal was adopted after Sen. Gene Glenn (D-Ot- tumwa) lost a bid to call for complete disclosure of all gifts from lobbyists to sena- tors. At present, senators must re- port all "items or services" in excess of each month to the secretary of the senate. "Public Confidence Glenn contended that "a full disclosure is needed" to con- tinue public confidence in the Seattle. However, committee members expressed concern that a full disclosure would jeopardize other amendments when the lobbyist legislation is brought before the full chamber for approval. Committee Chairman Sen. Roger Shaft (R-Camanche) said many senators may "lie- come hostile" to other provi- sions sought by the committee if it supported a full disclo- sure provision. George Palmer, a lobbyist re- presenting the Iowa Student Public Interest Research Group and Common Cause, suggested a compromise be reached that would lower the limit from to However, committee members saiii ihat proposal also would jeopardize passage. The Compromise Cudahy's amendment would require senators to list all meals or alcoholic beverages .irrespec- tive of cost along with all other items or services in excess of Parents Plead to Charges Of Non-Support at Tcma TOLEDO-Seven persons ap- peared before Magistrate Jesse E. Arends at the Tama county courthouse Friday on charges of contributing to the delin- quency of a minor by reason of non-support. Terry J. Cccak, Belle Plaine, pled innocent to information filed against him, and his hear- ing was set for Jan. 18. Representing the prosecution in feach case was Assistant Ta- 'ma County Attorney Don Juhl. Kirk Tesar had his case dis- .missed on a motion of the county attorney. Mrs. Shirley Axon, Traer, entered a plea of innocent to the non-support charge, but was able to reach an agreement in court. Juhl stated that between -Nov. 1, 1988, and Jan. 1, 1974, Mrs. Axon's children, in the care of her mother, had re- ceived in Aid to De- pendent Children payments. .Mrs. Axon agreed Friday to pay weekly toward child sup- port. Mrs. Axon's former husband, Gerald Rae' Schutterle, Gar- rison, also appeared in court on the same charge. He pled inno- .cent and a hearing was set for Jan. 18. Willie Guthrie, LeGrand, also faced the same charge before Magistrate Arends. He entered a guilty plea, but was able to work out an agreement by which he would pay weekly in child support payments. A hearing was also set for Jan. 18 for Eugene Lennie, sr., Tama, on the same charge. Len- nie entered a plea of innocent. Robert McFatridge, Cedar Rapids, had his case continuee to Jan. 25 on five counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor by reason of non- support. To District Court In other magistrate's courl action, three defendants were bound over to Tama county dis trict court. Alvin Lee Sanache Cedar Falls, faced a total o! four charges as a result of an alleged incident at a Toledo service station and event, preceding it. Toledo police charged Sanach with reckless driving, intoxica tion, assault with intent to com mit bodily injury and resisting arrest. Sanache was bound ovei to district court on the assaul charge. He entered guilty picas on the yes, you can say ''charge it" when you have us fill your prescriptions It's hard to budget for ill- ness, so we're happy to provide you with a conve- nient charge account. Serving you is paramount with us. pharmacies LOCATIONS her counts and was fined ?30 i- reckless driving, for in- dication, and for resisting rrest. Court'costs of ?fi.50 were aid in each case. Dan Faircloth, 18, Union rove Lake, Gladbrook, ap- eared with his attorney and ad his case bound over to dis- ict court. Faircloth is charged ith breaking and entering in daytime. He was released a personal recognizance ond. Also bound over to district ourt was the ease of Roger Backen, rural Tama. He is ccused of larceny in the al- eged theft of a coat from a ama tavern. No License Emil Bartling, rural Toledo, as back in magistrate's court Sen. Gene Glenn which they receive from a lob- byist each month. Sen. Minnctte Dodercr Iowa City) said that by Includ- ing meals and alcoholic (lever- ages "we would be including many of the expenses which arc normally under Sen. Leonard Anderson (R- Sioux the lone dissenter on the compromise, said be saw no need to change the provi- sion and would continue to list only those expenses in excess of Glenn finally agreed on the compromise, but said he would still prefer full disclosure. "It's a sham for us to excuse, in our reporting, anything which leads to influence of he said. "As far as jeopardizing this legislation, a few years ago any mention of disclosure was met with hostility, but the sen- ate managed to move ahead uid implement some legislation concerning lobbyist expendi- ures." The rules only apply to the CTatc. The house is scheduled o consider similar lobbyist dis- closure rules later this month. 'riday morning, ppeared before He had Magistrate trends Nov. 30 on a charge of o driver's license. Bartling, 79, old Arends at that 'lime he had een driving with a license that ost forty years ago. He was ticketed again on Jan. for no driver's license by To- edo Police Chief Leo Kendall. irends asked Bartling why he ad told him he had given his ar away when he appeared arlier. The defendant's reply vas that iu's daughter didn'l vant the car and had given it tack. Bartling told the magistrate e was now going to give the to his son-in-law, ant he magistrate asked Bartling o turn in the registration so he sheriff could see him sigi t over. His case was continuee until next week. vloincs, was hired as coordina- or of Common Cause in Iowa. Campaign Funds According to Hal Sondrol, a Tiembcr of the state PAC the mmediatc effort of Common Cause in Iowa is to urge people p contribute to the Iowa elec- ion campaign fund. "By placing posters in all >anks and income tax offices, we hope to publicize the check- off on stale income tax forms vhich allows everyone to give a dollar of their Iowa tax money o support the political cam- )aign of their Sondrol said. "Voters have nothing to lose and everything to gain by tak- ng advantage of this new stale nv. "Furthermore, it is the first of its kind in the nation" on Decorah Area Accident, Five Are Hospitalized DECORAH Four Iowa vomen and a Minnesota man vere hospitalized in Decorah vith injuries received in a two- car crash 11 miles north of here Monday morning. In fair condition at the Win- neshiek county hospital were Mrs. Dorothy Gronna, 53, Lynn tenee Ellefson, 21, and Mrs Donna Gronna, 22, all of Water- ville. Mrs. Clara J. Gronna, 77, of Waukon, and Walter Ezzell 65, of Minneapolis, also were in fair condition. According to the sheriff's of :ice, the accident happened a about a.m., a mile north o Burr Oak on highway 52. The automobile in which th four women were riding, driven ay Mrs. Dorothy Gronna, and a car driven by Ezzell collidec when the Ezzell car skidded in Tont of the Gronna car. The sheriff said Ezzell los control of his car tin a curve. Hi was charged with failure I j'ieid half the roadway. (Utiiar lapiJw (Sazttt Established In 1883 by The Gazette Co. and published dally and Sunday a 500 Third Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52406. Second Class Postage paid a Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Subscription rates by carrier 85 cent: a week. By mail: Night edition am Sunday 6 Issues S2.25 a month, year: Afternoon editions and Sunday 7 issues S2.50 a month, 525 a year. Othe states and U.S. terrilories a year No mail subscriptions accepted In area having Gazette carrier service. The Associated Press Is entitled exclu slvely to the use tor republlcatlon o all the local news printed In this newspa per oi well as all AP news Action Committee Formed For Common Cause in Iowa AMES Members The Iowa members >wa'" Congressional districts! V''N soon receive a stale news- mi Jim Hipskiml, UWW fPPort of the .i group's state obbymg efforts he Washington staff, met in Vines on Saturday to form the) contributions and inquiries rog ram action committeejmay be sent to Common Cause, PAC) of Common Cause in 1500 East Sixth and Grand, DCS owa. j.Moincs, 50319. Governing guidelines were idopled, office space in the new owa citizen's action center in Moines was obtained and Mrs. Marty Hock, of DCS state income tax forms, he added. In state issues, Common Cause will support legislation for stricter campaign dis- closure laws, for a complete record of payments by lob- byist groups in the Iowa house and for new ethics rules to eliminate conflicts of interest among public officials. The Iowa PAC also endorsed i aggregate limit on gifts jom, individuals and organiza- .ions to all political candidates including the U.S. senate anc congressional races in Iowa in 1974. Nationwide membership in Common Cause is now nearly Health Professionals Slate Drug Workshop DES MOINES Health pro- fessionals from Northeast Iowa, Deluding physicians, nurses, so- cial workers, pharmacists and others, have been invited to larticipate in a drug abuse workshop on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. It will be held it the EWALU conference facil- ity near Strawberry Point. The workshop will offer health irofessionals an opportunity lo earn how to better recognize drug problems in clients, gain skills in handling drug related woblems, and lake a more ac live role in Hie drug abuse pre- vention efforts of their commu- nity. Participants from the Cedar Rapids area include John Saucr, pharmacist with Univer- sity of Iowa hospitals; Donna Ambler, student nurse from Coralville; and Craig Wunder- lich, Cedar Rapids public li- brary. The workshop is sponsored by the Health Professionals Drug Abuse Education Project of the University of Minnesota in co- operation with the Iowa Drug Abuse Authority. The Health Professionals Drug Abuse Edu cation Project is a training grant funded by the National Institute of Mental Health. Equal Rights For Men Bills Filed in Iowa MOINES (AP) A group of Iowa legislators moved Monday to strike a blow for equal rights for men. The legislators filed bills in the Iowa house to ereate a commission on the status of men and to provide by law for the observance of Father's day as well as Mother's day. ''I'm declared lep. George Knokc of Council Jluffs, chief sponsor of the commission on the status of men bill. "I believe in cquali- He said it is unfair for Iowa o maintain a commission on he status of women, as it has done for years, and not have a similar commission to fight :or male equality. Rep. Robert Krause of Fen- .on, sponsoring the Father's day measure, said he was serious, too. He said Iowa law "auth- orizes and directs" the gover- nor to issue an annual procla- mation urging lowans to fly :he American flag on Mother's day, but not on Fa- ther's day. Contract Let POSTVILLE The contracl for the new sewer lift station tc handle the new Noxplex planl has been awarded to Lerdah Construction of Decorah fo some less than the estimated cost. Across from New Parking Ramp 312 3rd Avenue SE AiM small security charges to nil fnrcs. Fares ubject. ii> change without notice. Schedules nhtl nircrnlt i viiu subject to change without notice due to fuel ,1'lWtiLmnim.Krimi. OPEN 9 to 9 WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY HUSH PUPPIES FLORSHEIM RAND. LIFE STRIDE-HUSH PUPPIES PERSONALITY GLOVETT ViTALI VALUES TO VALUES TO ON MESSS, WOMENS SHOES. CHILDREN'S SHOES RED GOOSE HUSH PUPPIES ALL SHOES ON RACKS AND TABLES FOR SELF SELECTION AND FAST SERVICE to VALUES TO Something for Everybody ODD LOTS ON A SPECIAL TABLE OPEN WEDNESDAY 9 to 9 SHOE HORN 1145 7th Ave. Marion OPEN WED., THURS. FRI. 'TIL 9 P.fA The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Jan. 15 1974 Legislative Notes by Frank Nye Rep. Newhard Is Lasf -Fora Parking Stall DES last legislator has his or her very own parking stall with its very own number in the statehouse parking lot this year and in this instance the very "last" legislator is Rep. Scott K'awhard He's not last because he's the youngest, cither, having reached his 22nd last Aug. 23. He's last because he got No. 158 in the drawing for first-term legislators. How come there arc 158 parking stalls when there are only ;.oS legislators. Becaus" i Lt. (iov. Arthur Men, who is not a member of j the legislature, and seven legislative staffers j also get stalls. D D ,71 I K TF NEWHARD is No. 158 legislator (includ- 1 1 ing lieutenant governor) who is No. 1 legislator? In longevity, that is. There isn't one No. 1, there are three No. NEWHARD Is: Senators C. Joseph Coleman (D-Clare) and James Briles (R-Corning) and Rep. Rimer Den Herder (R-Sioux Each is serving his ninth session. They were to draw for No. 1, but Briles deferred to Coleman and Den Herder, who took No. 1 and No. 2 respec- tively. Briles took No. 3, which happens to be easier to back out of than either of the others. Tries To Enter OSKALOOSA (AP) Charges of breaking and entering hctve been filed against Richard A'.le.n Leyden, 19, in connection the alleged forcible entry of nis brother's homo in Oskaloi.sa. Richard was in fairly good Of Brother, Wounded condition Monday after his brother, Mike, 21, shot him in leg, authorities said. 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