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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - January 25, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa The Cedar Kapids Gazette: Frl.. Jan. 25. 1974 Klrkwood Board To Discuss Its Policy on Negotiations The'Kirkwood Community col- lege board of directors has scheduled a special meeting forj partly because of sudden and general increases in ovcr- in- of Monday night to formulate board's position on a profcs-jer building next year, sional negotiations bill now! Heard the results of a self- pending in the state senate, istudy report, presented by Dr. The bill, SF 531, was passedjVernon associate super- by the house last year and isjintendent for education, scheduled for senate debate j Deportation Hearing Set For Musician Two members of the rock group Wishbone Ash, from Eng- Feb. 20. It deals with negotia-j (ions and collective bargaining for public employes. Board Chairman B.A. Jensen lion with the visit Feb. 10-12 by of Cedar Rapids said he hopes the board will take a strong stand on the bill, by resolution or other means. "I hope a concern spreads over our Jensen said. Forbids Strikes As written, the bill forbids icrikes by public employes. The main topic of Monday's meeting is expected to be a provision calling for binding arbitration by an outside party in cases of an impasse in negotiations. Jensen indicated some people in the area held sessions to study the possible impact of the! bill last week. He said lie hopes members Preparation The report was prepared over the last few months in conjunc- from the seven counties in Area Ten and the metropolitan areas will have representatives at the Monday meeting to discuss the bill, then go back and speak with their own boards about it. Starts at The meeting is scheduled to start in the Linn hall boarc room at p.m. In other business during its regular meeting Thursday night at English Valleys school North English the board: Heard a preliminary report on budget planning for 1974-75 from John Blong, director of business affairs. Blong said it now ap- pears the school will be about short of its budget needs, based on projected in come, without even considering salary and other increases. He said he has never seen a tighter situation shaping the board of regents-state de- partment of public instruction examination team. The self-study report is Kirk- wood's own evaluation .of progress in instruction, facili- ties, service and quality of pro- grams. Accepted resignations from Rondy Roy, head of the area data processing services; Bar- bara Olmstead. secretary in the word processing center, anc Jeanne key punch opera- tor in the bookkeeping office. Approved, hiring, lluth. Ann Kraush, secretary in the student affairs office; .Paula Van De Walle, secretary in the arts and sciences department, and Susan Herbst, secretary in the educa- tional media office. .The board awarded a contract to the Motorola Co. to supply radio equipment for use in the new Area Agency on the Aging transportation system. Motorola's bid was plus a recurring yearly cost of At an earlier meeting, the board had agreed to accept a bid from General Electric Co. of plus recurring annual costs of The General Electric bid, how- ever, was contingent upon Kirk- wood securing IEBN approval to use its West Branch tower rent- (and, were released from Linn county jail Thursday. One of the pair, Kevin S. Har- rington, 23, of London, was re- leased on his own recognizance and a deportation bearing was scheduled for Feb. 11. Legislative Support of Revenue Road Bonds Urged The Iowa U.S. 30 Assn. Thurs-' day night urged more than 25 Iowa legislators to support is- suance of highway construction revenue bonds to turn! Iowa highway projects. "Revenue bonds offer the ad- vantages of having increasedj fa b roads is 39.500-perhaps the best yardstick." Despite Shortage Despite the energy shortage, "we should gel 100 percent of 1972 consumption of gasoline and diesel fuel in Iowa, be said. Road use tax funds for 1972 highway construction at a cost less than Robert Faxon, Cedar liapids Chamber of Commerce executive arc "not 'doom and Faxon said. "Tonight we need to look forward with a positive altitude. The other. Nigel Mark said at the 22, of Oxon, England, was meeting, to be of valid status by the im- Reduce Loss migralion_ service and will not also reduce maintenance dollar loss which cannot be recovered. "Increased taxation of gaso- line and diesel fuel is the logical source of funds" lo repay the bonds and interest. "lowans realize we are not vice- DCS "Increased dollars are essen- lo enable the Iowa highway commission to schedule con- struction each year totalling be deported. The two were arrested early e d n e s d a y after Linn sheriff's deputies investigated a report of drinks being served after hours at the Salty Dog tavern, west of Cedar Publishers Reject Novel By Agnew NEW YORK (AP) Former Vice-president Agnew offered the outline of a novel he is writ- ing to Random House, but the proposed book was rejected, the president of the publishing firm said Thursday. "It is absolutely and totally untrue that Random House will publish a novel written by Robert L. Bernstein, the president, said in a state- ment. Bernstein said the outline of the proposed novel "roughly" concerned a future vice- president who turns out to have been programmed for disaster by Chinese Communists. Bernstein said Joseph Fox, a senior editor with the firm, was contacted .by a mutual friend about Agnew's book and met with the former vice-president at the Park Lane hotel here more than a week ago. Fox "was given an outline, one chapter and some character sketches of a proposed novel which Mr. Agnew said he was Bernstein said. "Fox look the material back to Random House, read it, and showed it lo James Silberman, vice-president and edilor-in- chief. The novel jected because then the free for five years. Teachers Vote Today on New Salary Package The representative council of the Cedar Rapids Community ichool district Thursday re- 'erred the salary package for 1974-75 to a vote Friday of all teachers in the district. The personnel committee of he representative council rec- ommended last week that all .eachers in the district be al- lowed to vote on the contract giving teachers a 7.18 percent total salary increase. The package agreed to by ad- ministration officials and the Cedar Rapids Education Assn. salary negotiations committee includes a 5.26 percent increase in teachers' base pay, plus lon- gevity raises of to The average teacher would receive a total increase of Also included is a modified merit pay proposal and a clause pledging to use the cost of living index as a goal for a minimum salary increase for the following year. The votes were to be counted late Friday afternoon. Man Accused of Assaulting Child Charles Herman, 24, of 3000 J street SW, was charged Friday with beating his 3-year-old step- son and intoxication. Police said they were called to his residence and found the child with bruises and a swollen forehead. The child, Shawn Carlson, was re-1 was in good condition Friday atj Random St. Luke's hospital. Police charged Herman with assault with intent to inflict j great bodily injury after invcs-j tigating the child's injuries. The uniformed offices, who were first to arrive at the resi-1 information had dence Thursday night charged! Herman with intoxication. I Rapids on highway a k n g necessary improvi Emery was at the tavern. in our road and strec took deputies to his motel rapidly enough. It i lo show them his passport, we are going backward. ficials total miles of deficiei The deputies reported finding a bag of marijuana in the room where Harrington was Planners The county attorney chose not to file charges against Named by though he was taken into Counci Harrington pled Hoover Health Counc Wednesday in magistrate announced the addition o to possession of marijuana and received a six-month suspended sentence in the county health planners to its staff. Pamela K. Meyer is a gradi Both were held until of the University of low day for immigration a master in hospital an Lee Hoppes, district administration and Jeffrj tion director at the Omaha is a graduate of the Un fice, said Harrington is of Iowa with a bachelo to being deported because of science degree in genera guilty Though a hearing on the Meyer's role as healt portation was scheduled will be to structure Feb. 11, Hoppes said he plan for the eight-count stood the group plans to Hoover serves, and to de the country Feb. and implement uniforn Newhall Man tiiiu Luiiuiit.nl ijji oceu Ures. Drunk Driving will act as coordinate of the implementation of Phas Charles B. Sumner, 41, of the Regional Emergency hall, was charged with Services Communi driving Thursday after he System project. Th involved in a two-car collision sets up radio base sta the 2100 block of Sixteenth at Mercy hospital, Cedai nue and the Johnson countj Police said Sumner's car office. [raveling in the wrong positions are funded fo when it hit a car driven months, beginning Jan. 1 Katnryn L. Lindee, 22, the Iowa Regional Med No injuries were Program. Council Airport Cedar Rapids Airport present terminal buildin er Roy Jamesen outlined construction of another con improvements projects and main termina in the airport's master plan Thursday afternoon in a Add ten T-hangars in 1975. Jamesen again emphasize ing with the city projects are only indication The council is meeting with department heads to update the city's five-year capital improvements plan for projected needs and no spe cific project has yet been ap proved by the airport -commis sion. Major airport- master projects called for through Extend northwest end of t V onal runway by 950 feet in Extend west end of runway by feet during Construct a freight building to replace United JHBi Lines facility currently JffiUP the terminal building in Construct a new terminal j million or more. "The Iowa U.S. 30 Assn. re- quests that you recognize Iowa's road system needs and work to provide the funds to accomplish the job." Jobless Up from November, Down From Year Ago There were .more per- sons working in Linn county in December than there were the year before, as the number of employed increased from to The unemployed in De- cember represented 2 percent of the work force of accord- ing to the Iowa state employ- ment service. In November, there were unemployed, 1.9 percent of the work force. In December, 1972, the unemployed rep- resented 2.3 percent of the work force. The national unemployment rate in December was 4.9 per- cent. The increase in em- ployment from the previous year is accounted for in the cat- egory of nonagricultural wage and salary workers (except do- which increased from to Of that increase, was in manufacturing and 500 in non-manufacturing. _ Machinery manufacturing em: ployment increased by dur- ing the year, from 'to 500, while all the categories of nondurable goods manufacture (food, printing and miscellane- ous) showed decreases. In the non-manufacturing seg- ment, employment in govern- ment increased from to wholesale trade from to and retail trade from 11.500 to However, con- struction employment decreased from to Miscellaneous nonagricultural employment (including self-em- ployed and unpaid family work- ers and domestic workers in private households) was 5.500 in December, same as the previous year. Agricultural employment also remained the same, FRITZ TUCHEL Fritz Tuchel, 1007 Thirtieth street NE, was elected com- modore of the Cedar Boat club during the club's annual meet- ng at the Ramada Inn. Other officers elected for 1974 are Charles E. Svoboda, first vice-commodore; Rick Karr, second vice-commodore; John rlardin, secretary; Guy Pblton, reasurer, and Terry Franc, cruise captain. Dates of the annual Cedar Rapids boat show, sponsored by he club, were set for March 7-8- 9-10 at Hawkeye Downs. 30 YEARS AGO Hundreds of Allied planes hammered the French invasion coast for the third straight day. incorpo- House editors believed it was not suitable for the Random House Bernstein said. He said the firm had agreed prior to the meeting "to keep it confidential. We were distressed that the leaked." 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Sentence of Death to 2 Terrorists ATHENS (AP) A five-man criminal court sentenced two Black September Arab terror- ists to death Thursday on charges of killing five persons and injuring 55 in a grenade and gun attack last August in the Athens airport transit lounge. Arid el Shafik, a topographer, and Khanlouran Palaal. unem- ployed both 22 were found guilty of seven crimes. They were also sentenced to 27 years in prison for the lesser charges. Political observers here be- lieved Greek authorities might seek to avoid execution of the two terrorists, who are Jor- danian-born Palestinians. They stressed that on two other oc- casions Palestinians on trial in Greece were sentenced, but then expelled. The observers said an execu- :ion could create diplomatic and security complications for Greece, which is dependent .ipon Arab oil supplies, but that the strictness of the trial had maintained Greece's interna- iional prestige intact. Annexation At Hiawatha Is Confirmed Annexation of land increasing llu> area of lliawallia by about 30 was foiifirinud Thurs- day a district court decree signed by .1 u (I u c i-ouis W. Sclmllz. The 350-acre area annexed in- voluntarily is bounded by a line running west on Blairs Kerry road to Buffalo road, north on Buffalo to Carpenter road, and east on Carpenter to highway ISO. The iavnlunlary annexation of the iirea was approved by lliawallia voters and voters in (he affected area by an 81-17 vole last June. About 20 honies are In the annexed area. District court confirmation of ithe annexation is required when lit is involuntary, under Iowa law. No objections were made al the district court hearing Thurs- day. Some written requests for appearances were filed earlier by objectors, but all had been withdrawn prior to the hearing. Most residents in the an- nexed area will receive a clc- crcnse in their fire insurance rates, Hiawatha Mayor Dale Gntliridgc said, if they notify their agents they are now res- idents of Hiawatha. They may begin calling Hia- watha for both police and fire protection immediately. All annexed land comes into the town zoned A-l, agricultural, and as long as il remains agri- cultural, its "taxes are not in- creased and could decrease. The county roads named are given only as boundaries and are not part of the property to be annexed. Collision Kills .Five SEOUL (UPI) Two passen- ger buses collided head-on in a provincial area Friday, killing five persons and injuring 50. Leo Smulekoff House Entered, Weapons Taken The residence of. a Cedar Rapids business executive was reported broken into Thurs- day after a neighbor discovered signs of entry at the house. Police said 'the residence of Leo Smulekoff, 3263 Bever circle SE, secretary-treasurer of Smulekoff's was burglarized. Two weapons displayed on a wall were taken.. A complete accounting of 'the missing items' will have to wait until Smulekoff returns home, police said. The loss was not believed to be great. WANTED YOUNG or OLD MALE or FEMALE DONU? EATERS Come in Anytime! We're Open 6 A.M. 'tiS Midnight 7 Days a Week Bring This Ad! It's Worth 25C When You Buy a Dozen Donuts. Good Through Friday, February 8. Donutland Donuts Are Baked Fresh Ewery Day 7 Days a Week! 4045 1st Ave, SE, Cedar Rapids, 364-9698 2606 Williams Blvd. SW, Cedar Rapids, 364-9797 4307 Center Pt. Rd. NE, Cedar Rapids, 393-9897 Highway 6 West, Coralville, 35 1-9580 J81 8 Lower Muscaline, Iowa City, 351 -9440 SPECIAL PRICES FOR Schools Club! PTA Meetings Parly Orders