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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - February 4, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                 President's Budget Includes Iowa Flood Control Projects  The Cedar Rapids Gazette; Mon., Feb. -4. Ii>74  Campaign Finances  WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Sen. Dick Clark (D-Iowa) Monday introduced campaign-rcform legislation designed, lie said, to “virtually eliminate the influence of private money on federal elections.”  In remarks prepared for delivery on the senate floor, Clark termed his proposal the “first detailed plan for providing total public financing for all major-party presidential and congressional campaigns — including those for primary elections.”  He said it is also the first proposal which would keep all campaign funds under strict federal control, and prohibit candidates from directly handling the funds themselves.  He said he believes that “it will take nothing less than reforms of this scope to suc  cessfully restore trust in the political process.”  Public Funds  Under Clark’s proposal, major-party federal level campaigns would be financed entirely from public funds, raised through a modification of the existing federal income tax checkoff system, and tightly regulated by a specially-appointed Federal Election Commission.  Funds would be allocated to candidates according to population formulas, and campaign expenses could not exceed these limits. Candidates would not actually handle any of their funds. The amounts allocated to each candidate would be held in separate accounts by the commission, and the commission would pay each candidate’s bills di  rectly, after the candidate submitted expense vouchers.  Independent a n d minor-party condidates, who would be eligible for only partial public financing, would be allowed to raise enough private money to bring their total fund up to major-party candidate limits. These private contributions would have to be turned over immediately to the commission, however, and the commission would handle all disbursements for these candidates as well, individual contributions to these candidates would also be limited to $100.  Clark said the need for public campaign financing “should be obvious to anyone concerned over the political controversies and scandals  Legislative Notes by Frank Nye  Stationery Gives Insight To Political Maneuvers  CANDIDATES among legislators emerge en masse during legislative sessions in election years and this one is proving to be no exception.  ‘ One way to check activities of legislators seeking re-election or higher office is through orders for stationery.  legislators are entitled to order as many letterheads and envelopes as they want at state expense.  But, unlike congressmen, they don't have    ^  franking privileges. In other words, they BpP must pay for their postage.  The average legislator initially orders from 500 to 1.000 letterheads and envelopes Mf and renews his order as the need arises.  A check of the records shows that sen-    |N|Bh|  ators seem to he more prolific letter writ-crs than representatives.    Cg  So far Sen. Michael Blouin (D-I>ubuque) Si a candidate for the Democratic nomina-    norpel  tion for Second distinct congressman, has ordered the most stationery during the 1973-74 sessions—13,000 letterheads and envelopes. In addition he ordered 5,000 letterheads which he paid for himself.  Another candidate for Second district congressman, on the Republican side, Sen Tom Riley (R-Cedar Rapids), has ordered 10,000 letterheads and envelopes.  Other hard writing senators are Norman Rodgers (D-Adel), 8,000; William Palmer (IM)es Moines), a likely candidate for lieutenant governor, 7,500; James Schaben (D-Dunlap), a candidate for governor, 6,000; Berl Priebe (I)-Algona) 6.000; Barton Schwieger (R-Waterloo) a likely candidate for Third district congressman, 6,000; Lowell Junkins (D-Montrose), 4,500; Gene Kennedy (D-Dubuque) and Gloyd Robinson (D-Cedar Rapids), 4.000 each; II. L. Heying (D-West Union), 3,500.  Two other likely candidates for Third district congressman, Senators Willard Hansen (R-Cedar Falls) and Ralph McCartney (R-Charlcs City), each has ordered 2.000.  Biggest stationery user in the house is Rep. Richard Norpel (D-Bellevue), who announced for state senator for the lith district last week. His order has reached 6.000. Next on the list is Rep. Arthur Small (D-Iowa City), with 5.000, then Rep. John Patchett (D-North Liberty), 4.5(H).  Pups Happy  THAT should make 80,000 puppies happy,” exclaimed State Rep. James Wells (D-Cedar Rapids) when the house ways-nieans committee List week voted to the calendar a bill to upgrade standards at kennels and places where dogs are bred.  The bill was scheduled for consideration by the house Monday.  UPI Telephoto  Indian' Retreats  The last time Mike “Little Indian" Jarillo got shot at was in Korea. But this time it was two miles outside his hometown of Council Bluffs, and the scare was enough to make Jarillo shut down his rig after 14 years on the road. The incident apparently was connected with a nationwide strike of independent truckers which has been marked by violence. Jarillo said he had stopped his truck for a “pit stop" Sunday night and was between his tractor and trailer when five shots rang out “in rapid fire.” Four bullets shattered the windshield and a fifth lodged in the cab. Jarillo reported seeing a white car leaving the scene. Early Monday another trucker reported that a man in a white car waved a gun at him near the Wilton interchange on interstate 80, but didn't fire the weapon.  Tama Attorney Asks Parole Be Revoked  TOLEDO—Application for the revocation of parole of James R. Anderson, 27, Traer, was filed Thursday in Tama county district court by Tama County (Attorney Jared O. Bauch.  Anderson pled guilty Jan. 5, 1972, to larceny in the nighttime and was sentenced by Judge John L. Hyland to IO years in the Mens Reformatory at Ana-; mosa. The sentence was suspended and he was paroled to tile state bureau of adult corrections during good behavior.  Bauch stated that since An- j derson was put on probation. he has been convicted of drunk driving in Black Hawk county, has failed to maintain employ-; ment, has abused drugs and has been arrested for second offense i drunk driving in Black Hawk county.  Judge Hyland has set a hearing on revocation of parole for Feb. 20 at 1:30 p.m  Seminars Slated  Hoover  Cornell, Augustan, Elmhurst, Southern California, Kansas State, Iowa State, Pennsylvania, University of Northern Illinois, Southern Illinois, University of Iowa, University of California, California State University, New York State University, University of Kansas and University of Chicago.  Some schools will be represented by scholars who will deliver papers, others by dis-cussants-professors who will subject the papers to questioning. All are teachers of political science, history, economics, or law. Most have done special research and written books on Hoover’s public life. Others have been invited because of their overall expertise in the period of history generally to be explored.  At the conclusion, of each seminar, Dr. O’Brien will edit the papers and they will be published as a book by the Hoover Presidential Library Assn.  WEST BRANCH (IDRA) — The first of four seminars in which historians, economists, authors and political scientists from IOO universities and colleges discuss the career of Herbert Hoover will be held Feb. 13-16 at the Hoover Library at West Branch.  The seminars will be part of the observance of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Hoover on Aug. IO of this year.  The career of the former President will be traced in tho four seminars, each dealing with a specific area.  First Seminar The theme of the first seminar, Feb. 13-15, will be “Herbert Hoover and the first World War.” Other seminars will be held in April, August and October. The one in April will consider Hoover’s years as secretary of commerce, the one in August will deal with his years as President, while the seminar in October will feature Hoover’s service after the presidency.  Each seminar will be led by seven men or women and discussion will be participated in by a score or more of experts in that part of Mr. Hoover s career being considered.  The February program will include:  —Robert F. Himmelberg, associate professor, Fordham university, “Hoover and the public: emerging of a national figure”.  — Robert Cuff, fellow, Charles Warren Center, Har-  POWERFUl PLUNGER CLEARS  CLOGGED TOILETS  EXTRA  BIG  TRADE-IN  FOR YOUR OIB . 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