Cedar Rapids Gazette, January 29, 1974, Page 8

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January 29, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - January 29, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Th** Cedar Rapid* Gazette: Tues., Jan. 29, 1974 Only Sunny Hours AP WireoPOto The inscription on the snow.covered face of this sun dial in an Iowa City cemetery reads: "I Count Only Sunny Hours." There was sun Monday afternoon, but fog cut off the sun dial Tuesday morning. The picture was shot at 3 p.m. Daylight Saving time, but the dial read 2 p.m., the accurate CST. Truck Halted on Bridge; 54,000 Lbs. Overweight Cedar Gets 'Temporary' i New Deputy I 'TIPTON The Cedar county board of supervisors Monday gave temporary approval to the appointment of Dan Hannes, 27. as deputy sheriff at an annual salary of $8,400 Hannes at one time was a police officer in 'Tipton As matron of the jail. Hannes’ wife, Linda, will receive $25 a month plus their housing in the jail residence. The appointment was temporary until a civil service commission is completed to certify that he is qualified. The action was taken after Sheriff Eugene Hancock presented a letter from an assistant state attorney general which said the supervisors were authorized to make the appointment in the absence of a civil service commission.    CEDAR FALLS - State Rep. George Miller, whom Hannes stephen Kapp. 25, announced is replacing, resubmitted his bjc candidacy Tuesday for the resignation ta the board cf fee- Democratic nomination for live fob. 16, rather than Feb. I. Third district congressman. He will now aid in Hannes j.je madc announcement at training    ..la n<nvs conference at a gasoline lTie supervisors accepted the,station which his father has low bid of the Herman Bt own 0pcra|ed here for nearly 30 Co of $29,710 plus trade for a vpars motet giader    Kapp    explained    he    selected . the site because it is "where Hydro - Mulcher people are working,” and that _ '    .    j his campaign "will be direct- PurCn0S6 OkdyGCl eri to the concerns of people I \aj •    I • I as they go about making a liv I n VV I Pl ti 6 S ll I G K ing in our part of Iowa.” DFJ CORAH — A hydro- No Puppy Rescue Penalty MCGREGOR Remember the good old days when you were somewhere around the beginning of the teenage years and a bunch of you would hike out to the city dump? The idea was to chuck a few rocks at the big dump rats and see if you could find something to take home. Cruel Finding Sunday afternoon, three Marquette youths about that age, found something to take home They also learned just a little more about life - its crueler part Investigating a sack at the dump in Marquette, the boys found two adult dogs, apparently frozen to death The boys, Kimm Warrington, Lester Lutz and Kicky Kirby then heard whining and rustling in the nearby piles ol rubble. But though they could hear sounds of pups, they could neither see them, nor coax them to come out. Evidently they had had enough of the milk of human kindness. The boys started digging Nearly three hours later, they were four frightened pups happier, but they also were more worried Facing them was the prospect of explaining to their parents why they were so late and of figuring out what to do with four obviously hungry, fairly good sized puppies Look for Homes Rn kv rememlKM'ed dial Ins aunt, Mary .lo Lire, had an empty dog house in her yard because she took her own dog inside during the bitter cold Ile thought they could leave the homeless, motherless pu|*> there and he was right. Nor were any of the parents unhappy after learning about their good samaritans. By Monday afternoon, one of the pups already had a new owner and another had been promised a home. Two pups are still tip for adoption Rapp in Congress Race example for anyone seeking succeed him," in an era when dishonesty seems to run rampant in government. Stephen    Rapp said ho advocates lop- _    islation    permitting govern- Rapp ment inspection of oil industry records and measures requiring national chartering of oil companies. Rapp has been active in push- Fire Threat, School Faces Legal Action MCGREGOR "lf .von are willing lo spend the money, of course you can put the Min queue elementary building into good shape as far as Imp safety is concerned," State Fire Mar I shat Wilbur Johnson told the Mar Mac school board Monday night before a crowd of nearly 50 onlookers. "Bul to do so, you will have to effectively seal off the two levels of the building from earn other.” The fire marshal emphasized that he was not concerned with any other problems such action might create In Un Marquette building heating and ventilation, 30-days lie concerned with not di- connected with fire safe Nor was any other deficiencies t0 red Iv tv. He made it clear he had no intention of becoming entangled iii any way in tin* bond issue debate Johnson gave the hoard 30 days to decide upon some course of action that would move toward the elimination of fire safety violations in the Marquette building. The board meeting was held Among those concerns, mulcher. used ’in conditioning .!^ are "'** fort*® of fuel.Lterm the unfairness of the tax system While ing for tax reform    as    a legisla-    jn the    McGregor    high school duating    from    Drake    law    school    tor and promised    to    work for    library    to accommodate    the December,    hopes    to    win    the    specific changes in    the    tax code    crowd,    one of the    largest    at a to end ‘‘special    benefits,    board meeting here shelters and deductions provided for the well-to-do if elected " Born Jan. 26, 1949 in Wa noj terloo, Rapp attended Cedar Im seat from which Congressman H R Gross, Waterloo Republi-he can, is retiring at the end of this he does The limit is posted on bridge as well as on all highways leading toward it. Not only was the truck over- MARQUETTE— The biggest Officials said it was 54,78ft fine yet, $5,585, was set on ar pounds over the IO- ton limit, overloaded truck caught on the **m't is Postefl on thp Marquette-Prairie du Chien Mississippi river bridge early! Monday. Crawford county, Wisconsin, and Clayton county, Iowa, officers stopped the 74,780-pound truck loaded with lumber as it crossed the bridge from the Iowa side. - I •• a ■    in    Wisconsin    is    73,000    pounds I ruck Held    The    fine fw bcmfi over    |he The truck ami its load    were    weight    limit is a basic $50.    the held in custody by Crawford    sheriff    said, plus 7 cents    per county Sheriff Ray Childs.    pound    of overweight if the truck roadsides for new seeding was    me    i#»    systemi    •••••»-    *'.™g    ...    —    —    Pa||s    schoo|,    and    was    j-radiiH! Winneshiek and lhp dishonesty in the gov- share (.toss political plnloso-    ,,....... lh/irn    m eminent.”    phy, Rapp said the congress- either appear in court or forfeit the bond. weight for the Marquefte-Prai- on ,he brid*e Jan 15 b-v aPec rte du Chien bridge, it also was too heavy to legally travel on any road in the state of Wisconsin. Officials said the maximum load weight of a vehicle allowed purchased by the The bond is the same amount supervisors Monday at a cost of as the fine set and truckers may $7,650.    ,{a]>p'    wh<> reached his 25th ' The mulching machine was blr,bda>r last Saturday, and who bought (rom the All-Wheel    "as    adm",pd    to    the    practice    of ^    .    Drive Co. of Cedar Falls, with    law    one    week    parl,er    af,er    Sra' l0-    ,0" hm"    was plaped    I revenue-sharing funds. The only bidders for printing: ment    of    Iowa and Wisconsin    the Winneshiek county financial highway    officials    following a    report, the Decorah News Co., joint inspection    was awarded the contract on a bid of $607.25. Others Stopped    expenditure    of    $4,083.58 mans "absolute honesty and devotion to the public interest over any consideration of private personal gain set a bright cd from high school there in 1967. That same year he won a $5,000 national award in the VFW’s "Voice of Democracy’ Fuel Price Rise Makes Dark Campus Costlier The fire marshal indicated his office would he satisfied once the board submitted an acceptable plan, even though it would he some time before corrective action could be carried out because of material delays and other holdups. In response to a question from oratorical competition involving the floor, Johnson said he would 350.000 contestants.    not have too many qualms He served in 1970 as research about use of the two second assistant to U.S. Sen. Birch floor, second grade classrooms Bavh of Indiana.    during the interim, once proper He is single and is an as- Hre exits from them have been sociate of the Waterloo law firm provided. The two rooms have of Lindeman and Yagla.    been vacated. He is the fourth Democrat to Following an unannounced announce for Gross’ seat. fire inspection at the Marquette About a dozen trucks h ave was made for the purchase of iowa CITY A cooler and plemcntal appropriations for the been stopped since then.    tractor, truck,    and grader tires.    darker    campus    ^st $49,000    university in 1974-75 pose a Another one stopped Monday    This purchase    included 24 trac-    /    serious problem because they    Others    are: Nicholas    Johnson,    school    Nov    21.    the    rooms were was 14.740 pounds overweight tor-type tires at $58 99 each and more ,0 heaf and hPht than 11 do not jnc|ude funds to provide. James Skaine and Ron Masters, c ited as being particularly units bond was $1,531.    •    four lug-type    grader tires at    did to    provide    a warmer,    for thjs anticipated $1 million    Former State Sen.    Charlene    safe All cars using the bridge    are    $114.18 each, from Good Year;    brighter    atmosphere during the    increase in next year’s fuel    Conklin    iR-Waterloo)    has an-    Legal    Action The mick belonged to Wa-line involved has had no pre-required to stay IOO feet apart and 14 lug-type grader tires at same month-|ong period just a costs    ‘    nminccd    for    the    Republican    nom-    „    k ,„,h,.nmln„ goner Truck Line and was driv- vious violation rn Wisconsin dur- and such trucks as meet the *127 97 and eight regular truck    ,    Uniwrsity    of lowa Work has nearly been com- 'nation for the Gross seal , h JoM lhp hoard hls JE en by Lawrence fussier of Liv- mg the year, or IO cents a weight limits, are required to tires at $52 44 each from Fire- ■ f’ ( d M d    pleted on all those energy con- Several other Republicans are stay 500 feet apart. ingston, Mont. the year, or IO pound if it has had a violation stone he to force institute com pl i In Legislature County Fines Not Fine By Frank Nye DES MOINES^-Iowa’s larger counties should get a 50-50 split of the fines levied for violating city ordinances to help meet ad-d i t i o n a I costs of operating courts under the new unified court bill. Counties can’t meet their are not asking additional tax from the citizens of Cedar Raoids ” Mrs. Oxley said the county’s I IO percent share of municipal fines for the first six months the unified court was in operation amounted to $12,805.91. Its 40 percent of costs because this is the most populated route across Iowa and, therefore, the one most able and likely to support a passenger train.” Gluba, who said he ll be ,    recourse would Energy conservation measures    sensation measures which can    expected to announce soon.    legal action to cut campus steam consumption    be taken without disrupting the    ancc, by 14.5 percent and electricity operations of the university, it    Lists    Contributions    Thp    board recent|y (0|d (hp use by 9 5 percent in December    was reported at the latest meet-    MASON CITY (UPI) *—    Ron    fjrP marshal it had    no    immedi- But spiraling fuel costs more    the I of I s ad hoc    Masters of Mason City, Demo-    a|e plans to make    the    $19,000    in J    than offset the savings in en- energy conservation advisory cratic candidate for Third dis- fjre safety improvements which orgy consumption-and without committee. A final recommen-    trict congressman. Monday re-    hp required the conservation measures, the Cation by the committee was to    ported campaign contributions Rather    than    spend    somp heating would have been up by -but off hot water for non-cri-    of $3,017 from 80 contributors.    $47,000 to    put    the Marquette $97,800    Heal uses on the campus.    Masters also reported ex-building in    good    shape in    educa tes review committee Lipsky Associate Director Elmer ^ committee will now turn pen.ses of $1,679 for his cam- tional and fire safety terms, the and four others.    Lundquist of    the U. of I. physi-    its attention to the formulation    paign    board would prefer to remodel HF1070, To    require the    caj p|ant department said that    of P,ans for dealing with the    A breakdown    of    the    contrail-    the McGregor building, j chairman of the    tax conference ;    $48 goo worth    of steam and elec-P°ssibility of an extreme energy    Hon list shows    ll    contributors    When put to the school district board and board    of review to    tricity were    saved by campus-    shortage which might call for    who gave $100    each.    One con-    voters Dec. 4. however, the in-1 ®PP°*nt the clerk of the board, i wide conservation efforts in De evcn more severe conservation tributor. L. L. Collingwood of board proposal did not receive share of the costs on the present brought in $13,200.62 90-10 split cities. which favors the state Rep. Donald Doyle <D- troducine more bills to "breath and Prnhibit the county asses- cember. Offices are lit at lower mpasures than have implement inducing more Dins lo Dream SOr from serving as clerk. Wv- .    .    .,    ,    ,    .    ,    „a    tnHatn ... tn. ,, r„lr„ ,    ckoff    levels    than formerly, corridors ‘n 'oc»a,r new life into the railroad system    Iii.,,..    ...    j i u u- i    • , ,, HF 1071,    To    require the    tak-    are    dark, building heat is held in Iowa, called for developing    mg of blood    samples from    per-    to a maximum of 68    degrees the auto-train-concept - .ran-    md    ri^aUire JighUn*    h.. taAi Iowa City, Rave campaign $150. the Masters the required able vote. OO percent favor- Sioux City), who presided at the sP°rtin8 autos by rail for use by; or controlled substance? hearing, said the subcommittee Iowans in places where they Kramer and four others ,. . .    ■    #    m«    ai    Hr    1072,    To    make    unlawful would take proposals of Mrs. want to vacation.    the purchase, as well as use, of OxJey and of others who ap- He said this concept would a game or fish license issued to, peared into consideration in j help ease the fuel crisis, drafting corrective amendments    —— to the new unified court law Other Bills Bills in the lowa legislature Monday; Introduced in Senate SF 1053, To replace another person. Avenson. HF'1073, To permit local school boards to establish nursery schools for underprivileged children aged 3 to 5. Lipsky. the 30 YP,ARS AGO — Wayne Morse. 43, was reported to have this one on Rock Ji,gher “'J**110?. Fac,lllles I resigned from the War Labor mi* tole on not k,Commission with a Commission    .    . board to seek election as sena- That’g what Jean Oxley of Marion, chairman of the Linn county board of supervisors, told a bouse subcommittee on courts at a public hearing in the Iowa house chamber Monday afternoon.    *    - She was one of 13 individuals Amtrak who proposed changes in the a third bill seeking to set up a new law, which took effect last second Amtrak passenger train July I-    across Iowa ( hairman Oxley pointed out > Island tracks from the Quad-Ci-ifor iowa Post-Secondary Edu that cities now get to keep 90 ties to Council Bluffs—has beenlcalion- Hansen, Andersen ana tor from Oregon, percent of fines collected and 60 introduced in the lowa senate percent ofthe costs assessed by Sen. William Gluba (IV uAoJfmt    ' She said the county was not Davenport).    railroad service between Dav- asking for any change in its 40    other    bills either are in the    enporl and Councl1 Bluffs    with percent share of the costs but    process    or are being prepared    the 'slate lo pay    l.wo‘thlfds A,a    CA eft    or ai t wring pctpareu (    passenger service    Ic did feel it should get a 50-501    to route    Amtrak trains over IIH-    and 14 others. split of the fines. Bear Costs Chairman Oxley said counties now bear the costs of housing courts which handle city cases, once paid by cities eliminated, among other measures Fuel oil prices have increased six times since last July. The latest increase of eight cents a gallon went into effect Jan. I, bringing to an estimated $1 million tho amount by which the university’s fuel costs have increased so far in fiscal 1973-74. U. of f F^xecutive Vice president George Chambers noted that recommended sup- ot Gluba nois Central tracks from Dubu- M 1055, To exempt food and que to    Sioux    City    and    Council    pr^cTLptlw    dru*;s wfroni ,m n| «    ,    I,    .    sales tax. Ways and Means. that    ’    nd    0    r    Nor,h    Western    I .snu5«, To allow non™*.- . tracks    from    Clinton    to    Council    dents Iowa    trapping license? Bluffs.    only if their    slate reciprocates Tieden. Introduced in House systems. Iowa s only cross-state Amtrak train now ruas from Burl IIF 1068, To require a judge for municipal court  _________ She Dresented fimires showing in8ton to Council Bluffs on Burl- to call into court any fiducialy one presented figures snowing    m    an    estate    who    hag    fai)ed U) costs of operating the unified lnK,on trades. (Juba said if Amtrak is to send another train through Iowa "it should follow the l)avenport-Iowa C 11 y - D e s Moines-Council Bluffs corridor court system for its first six months in Linn county. They showed the total net increase in cost to the county was $199,848 12 A bigger split of the fine money wouJd help reduce the county’s share of the cost and would place "more of the cost on the user of the court” rather than on the taxpayer No Additional F unds * We are not asking in any way additional funding from the state,” Mrs. Oxley said. "We file required reports within the time allotted, for a hearing on the failure. Fischer. HF 1069, To provide that rules adopted by the state board of parole aie subject to review by the Iowa legislative) TROPICAL FISH SPECIALS • Gold Platies. 69C *och • Siamese Fighting Fish 189... • Spotted Cats (I” size) .....59C «och • Pink Kissers • Pearl Gouramis.. rn • Neon Tetras....... 4/1 OO • Aquarium Plants 20C a bunch HARDI-G ARDENS 3901 First Av*. 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