Cedar Rapids Gazette, January 28, 1974, Page 3

Cedar Rapids Gazette

January 28, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - January 28, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa The Cedar Kapids Gazelle: Mou., Jan. 28. 1974 Senate Defers Action on Studded Tire Ban Bill DES MOINES (AP) and means committee un- lowa senate Monday delayed any further action on a bill to ban studded snow lires until later in the session. The action came when the measure was sent to the Iowa senate ways and means com- mittee following the adoption o{ an amendment to require a ?30 annual users fee for cars having studded tires. cicr fenate rules. Down Motion The ameiuiriieni to require the users fee, sponsored by Sen. Hilarius Keying (D-Wcst Union) was adopted last Thursday just before the senate stopped de- bate on the bill for the week. Sen. George Kinley (D-Des Moines) immediately filed To Head Linn 2000 Group Robert M. L. Johnson, 1515 Brockman avenue. Marion, has been appointed chairman of the Linn county committee on the Kuture of Iowa lo the Year 2000. The program is a grass cools effort 10 set goals for the state and will focus on four main issues energy, natural re- sources, economic development and life enhancement. Other members of the Linn Brezhnev To Get Big Cuban Hello MIAMI (A1J) Cuba pre- pared a big welcome Monday for Soviet Communist party chief Leonid Brezhnev. tlis trip, the first to Cuba by a high Soviet official in more than two years, comes amid wide speculation about possible im- provement of relations between the Communist island and (he U. S. However, the trip was scheduled last September, long before such speculation began. The latest talk of a U. S.- Cuban thaw arose after Cuba's ambassador to Mexico recently motion to reconsider committee are Pal to newsmen that amendment. But the senate Monday re- Bills which impose new fees jectcd 23-24 that motion, or taxes must be studied by thej Ways and means and commit- tee chairman. Roger Shaff, (R- Camanchc) had earlier said his committee would study the measure carefully if it received the bill and would probably re- port it back to the senate floor. The Iowa highway commis- sion has been attempting to ban studded tires virtually since they were legalized several years ago. The studs are legal on Iowa highways from Nov. 1 to April 1. Gov. Robert Ray said he would not object lo banning studded (ires and said the stud- ies he has seen show that the Controversy In Seminary Stirs Church ST. LOUIS (AP) A dispute over biblical interpretation, which led lo the suspension of a seminary president, is stirring controversy in the 3-million- member Lutheran Church-Mis- souri Synod. Nearly all the faculty anr more than half the students at Concordia seminary here have boycotted classes [or a week to protest the suspension of the Rev. Dr. John Tietjen. More than 250 of the 420 seminary students fanned out across the country to defend him. In a spot check by the As- sociated Press. 11 of 20 Luther- an ministers surveyed on Sun- day said Dr. Tietjen should not have been fired. The other nine issued statements which did not come out strongly for cither side but said the problem is divisive and should be resolved quickly. The dispute, which has sim- mered for 20 years, centers on how literally the Bible should be interpreted. The Missouri Synod's conven- tion last summer approved sev- eral resolutions critical of Dr. Tietjen and the Concordia facul- ty, accusing them of teaching false doctrine. Church conservatives support the belief that all biblical mira- cles are to be accepted as such; .that theories of evolution are in conflict with the Bible and that professors are to teach accord- ing to doctrinal statements adopted by the synod in conven- tion. The Concordia faculty, de- fended by Dr. Tietjen, contends that the message in a story about a miracle is more impor- tant than the question of whether the miracle took place, that it is possible, as a Luther- an, not to accept the teaching that Adam and Eve were real people and that the faculty is not bound to teach according to the synod's doctrinal interpreta- tions: Jessie J. Taylor Dies, Slafe Rites tires damage highways. T h e highway commission admits the studs are safer when highways are covered by glare ice or hard-packed snow. Bui the commission contends that the highways are covered onlj one .percent of the time. Safety Hazards The commission blames the tires for causing up to ?5 million wear per year on the highways and causing safety hazards to other drivers because of ruts in the highways. Those ruts, the commission says, fill with water causing other drivers' cars to hydroplane. The commission .also says the studded tires are unsafe on dry highways because they tend to skid when brakes are applied. Johnson Board Fires Rebuttal To Editorial IOWA CITY The Johnson county board of supervisors Monday, in a statement issued by Supervisor Chairman Rich- ard Bartel, defended itself against a recent editorial by an Iowa City radio station. The editorial criticized the iupervisors for non-professional jehavior. Supervisor Bartel said, 'There is no training school for county supervisors this is a :itizen democracy, and while it has its faults, we can't believe anyone seriously considers train- ing schools for every political off ice in the United States." The supervisor statement went on to say the "complaint concerning vocal disagreement among the supervisors is most strange. We believe debate and dissent is healthy ment. The three supervisors were elected at different times CENTRAL CITY Jessie J. Taylor, 67, a lifelong resident of the Central City and different constituencies on areas, died Monday in a Cedar different platforms. I believe Rapids hospital. She was born: 'he public expects us to express March 15, 1906, at Spring Grave. j0111' differences." On Oct. 3, 1923, she was married] to William J. Taylor at Man-iMyles P. Brislawn cher Rites Wednesday CENTRAL CITY Myles P. Briglllwn a m esident Surviving are her husband; two daughters Mrs. iam Stock of Central City, and Mrs. o[ lhe Ccntral city-Prairieburg Virgil Rissler of Manchester; arca dlcd Sunday in an Iowa two sons, Derald and William! rjjty hospital Taylor of Ccntral City; He was born July 7, 1896, near grandchildren two great-grand- 1 Prairieburg. On Nov. 30, 1950, children; a sister, Mrs. was married lo Mary Justin Bailoy of Central City; and a prjce at Iowa City. brother, Melvin Justin of Wyatt, Mo. Services: p.m. Wednes- day at the Spring Grove Meth- odist church at Spring Grove. Friends may call at the Mur- doch chapel in Central after 1 p.m. Tuesday. City Survivors are three sisters, Mrs. Marcella Miles and Mrs. Elsie Crowley, both of Central City, and Mrs. Anne Trumpoldt of Cedar Rapids; two brothers, James B. Partland, dealing with energy; George Hamilton, natural re- sources, and Harold economic development. The Linn county committee will plan county events to In- volve people in selling goals for the state. Anyone interested In learning more about Iowa: 2000 should contact Johnson or the county extension office. Cuba was willing to negotiate with Washington if the U. S. would lift its economic blockade of the island. France Offers CATV Petition Filing Expected Within 2 Weeks Petitions asking for a referen- dum on cable television will be presented to the city council r presented 10 me cny urnum Weapons tor Ulljwllhin the next two weeks, ac- 1 tn. Harris KUWAIT (AH) Minister Michel Jobert Monday offered arms and large industri- al investments to Kuwait in ex- change for long-term oil deli- veries, government sources re- ported. cording to Percy idenl of Community Cable Co. Stockholders seeking a cable television fran- chise In Cedar Rapids held a news conference Sunday at the Roosevelt hotel. The Rich Get Richer DALLAS (UI'I) As the one- millionth person lo fly on South- west Airlines Thursday, Jack Josey was honored with a free; vices of a chauffeurcd limousine for the weekend and In spending money. Josey was honored with a Iictj (h h d of hlg OWI1 weekend in the penthouse suite of a luxury Dallas hotel, the ser- oil company. He proposed the barter formu-j If a referendum is held and is Ewoldt' Cars Continue Brown Enters California Race SAN DIEGO, Calif. (AP) Secretary of State Edmund Brown, jr., set out Monday to capture the California governor- ship his father lost to Ronald Reagan eight years ago. The 35-year-old Democrat for- mally declared his candidacy with a pledge to "create a new spirit of activism and hope in stale government." He said he would start with a sweeping reorganization of the state's ex- ecutive offices.' To Be Target For Burglars Cedar Rapids' rash of car burglaries is continuing, but at a somewhat slower pace than last week. Four such reports were filed with police over the I weekend. Steven la during a series of meetings with Kuwaiti government lead- ers that would up the second leg [of his tour of three Arab coun- tries, the sources said. Jobert made plain in the talks lhat France was prepared to supply Kuwait with fighter planes, tanks and anti-aircraft missiles free of political strings, the sources said. He was a member of St. Ste- phen's Catholic church and Marion post 298, American Le- Riots in India NEW DELHI, India (AP) Politic killed three rioters in central India Saturday during continuing protests against food shortages and rising prices, of-j Hcials said. Wellon, 1502 First street SW, reported a tape player, two ?20 speakers, two tapes and three-fourths of a lank of gas were stolen from his sister's car while it was parked at his home Sunday. An tape player and 15 tapes worth were taken from Max Dyson's car while it was parked at his residence at 1704 Sixteenth street NW Satur- day or Sunday. A set of house keys waj also taken. Robert Cook, 3040 Sixth street SW, reported 10 stereo tapes valued and a flash- light were stolen from his car Saturday'night. An alternator, regulator, bat- tery, distributor cap and igni- tion Wires valued at Were stolen sometime last week from a car belonging to Robert High- am, 5442 J street SW, police reported. glon. Services: Wednesday at 10, St. Stephen's church. Burial: Spring Grove cemetery, with rites by Central City Amvet post 37. Friends may call at Mur- doch's, Central City, after 1 p.m. Tuesday. A roary will be recited Tuesday at 8. Man Hurt in Plant Accident A Cedar Rapids man suffered a broken arm in an accident around 1 a.m. Monday at the Cryovac Co., 1125 Wilson avenue SW. Joe Hartgeret, 27, of 1531 Tenth avenue SW, was treated at St. Luke's hospital. Company officials said Hartgeret was training another man when his arm was caught in a webbing and wrapped around a roller. Want To Know About Estate Planning Trusts i v-