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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - February 12, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                Board Approves Plan, Needs Voter Approval A director district plan fea- turing one district located en- tirely on (lie city's west side was approved by the Cedar It a p i d s Community .school board Monday night. The plan must still be ap- proved by voters but no date was set for a vote pending clarification of steps for se- lecting a new board. T h c districting scheme adopted was one of six possi- bilities devised for the board by John. Liitsehwager, Uni- versity of Iowa professor hired as a consultant to the board. Hoard Agreement Last fall, the board agreed to set up four director dis- tricts and three at-large direc- torships. All voters in the school district will vote for all board members. The four dis- tricts are residency require- ments for candidates only. Under the plan, district one would include the following cast-side precincts: All Saints school, Monroe, Erskine, Grant Wood, Jane Boyd Com- munity House, Immaculate Conception school, Johnson and Squaw Creek schools, and west-side precincts Grant and Hayes. District two would include tlie following (all west-side Wilson, Van B u r c n Hoover, Coolidgc, Cleveland, Lincoln, Riverside Roundhouse, Roosevelt, Ellis YMCA, and Town hall in Cov- ington. District Three District three would include west-side precincts: Taft, Ma- dison, Harrison and Kennedy, which is half on each side of the river. Pierce, Nixon, Hia- watha city hall, Palo school, and city hall in Robins are the east-side precincts. District four would include east-side precincts: Polk, Gar- field, Arthur, Franklin, Wash- ington, Coc college, Harding school, and Kenwood school, plus city hall precinct which is partially on the west side. School district attorneys are studying the questions of whether all board members must stand for re-election and the vote on the director district plan must be held. Singer's Son Hit With Indictment On Arms Charge LOS ANGELES (AP) Dino Martin, 22-year-old son of tclcvi sion personality Dean Martin, las been named in a two-count 'cdcral indictment on charges of illegally possessing and trans ferring firearms. A grand jury accused Martin on Monday of having eight ma- chine guns and one anti-tank gun and of illegally transferring Iwo of the weapons to a federal agent, a spokesman for the U. S. attorney's office said. A spokesman for Martin said the youth was a gun collector and Raid, "It's really a technical matter involving the transfer of these guns." Martin has been free on personal recognizance bond since his arrest last month. He could be sentenced to 20 years in prison and fined up to if convicted. Board Votes To Donate Buchanan School to City The Cedar Rapids Commu- nity school board Monday night agreed to give Buchan- an school to the city recreation department. The board unanimously in- structed staff members to pre- pare a legal document for deeding the school, 2000 Mt. Vernon road SE, to the city for use by the recreation commis- sion. In return, Board Secretary Otto Wiedersberg secured a pledge from parks Commis- sioner Stan Reinis to cooper- ate in providing additional parking area around Tyler school and Bender pool in the 1200 block of Seventh street SE. Members of the recreation commission said activities have outgrown converted fire stations housing Ambroz center and Riverside recrea- tion center.. Both will be .closed. Activities at the River- side center will be moved to the Riverside Roundhouse. Board President Norman Lipsky told the group, "We're delighted at the opportunity to have good use made of Buchanan school. We hate to see it boarded up and un- used." The building will house an art gallery, art library, glaze room, pot shop, weaving and macrame, teen lounge, stage and drama department, game room, senior citizens room and meeting rooms. Last fall, the school district deeded 5.5 acres of land ad- jacent to Cherry Hill park to the city for a swimming pool site. U.S. Gives New Missile to Arabs WASHINGTON (AP) The U. S. is providing an Arab country with sophisticated anti- tank missiles for the first time, U. .S. officials said Monday. The missiles, capable of de- stroying tanks or armored troop carriers at a range of several thousand yards, have been de- livered to Jordan. They are the same type rushed to Israel in a U. S. air- lift in the midst of the October war against Egypt and Syria. WHERE THERE ARE HEARTS, THERE ARE FLOWERS. FTD love with Joie de perfume Joie de Flcur Hearts and flowers perfume. add up to the FTD LovsBundle. A beautiful bouquet of fresh flowers...with a surprise. of Joie de Fleur, FTD's exclusive new perfume. 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Jolo, 600 miles south of Manila, is the chief island in the Sulu chain. "There are no more rebel ac- tivities" in Jolo and the area "is well Enrile said. 139 Reported Dead in Phnqm Penh Shellingl By Big Layoffs PHNOM PENH (AP) The.sweof a football field in ashes. Cambodian military command Tuesday reported 139 killed and 46 wounded in (he artillery rocket barrage thai hit the southern part of Phnom Penh Monday. Newsmen counted at least 200 wounded in the city's hospitals, and the military command wild the death toll might go higher. Some of the wounded lay bleed- ing on cols in hospital hallways. Doctors said they were running low on plasma and medical sup- plies. Fires caused by the shelling reduced hundreds of homes to ashes. Police and rescue workers searched for more vic- tims in the debris. Almost all the dead were ci- vilians and many were women or children. Some sources said as many as persons may have been made homeless. Worst of Wai- Khmer Rouge gunners poured 73 rounds of high-explosive shells and rockets into densely- populated market and slum areas during the middle of the afternoon. It was the war's most devastating bombardment of the Cambodian capital. Entire families died in the rubble. Two hours after the shelling, residents who had managed to escape returned to dig through the smoldering ruins for valu- ables. Some cried hysterically; others were numbed into silence by the spectacle of an area the CAPE CANAVERAL (AP) I'i'he work force at the oncc- Tiic Cedar Kapids Gazcft: Tufs.. Feb. 12, 1974 7 in half to 325, said the company! Strike Nips has arranged transfers ton sh Tr; many of the workers and had, rr brought in other firms to Pennsylvania G I'a. (AP) "All my family has disap-; said Mrs. Kuy Sung, booming space complex at Cape 40. "I don't know where to find'Canaveral will be down, to them. I have eight children. the end of June, the National1 husband has cone also 1 have] A i .L- i i .u Aeronautics and Space Admims- nothing left, only the clothes on my bcdy." A group of young girls cried as they stared at the ruins of their home. One said it was Ik- fourth lime in four years lhat their dwelling had been burned to the ground. Palace Compound Two rounds landed in the pres- idential palace compound, kill- ing eight persons and wounding a dozcif more in shacks housing the palace guards and their families. Another round fell within 100 yards of the U. S. embassy. The Khmer Rouge batteries were believed located just across the Prek Thnot river, six miles southwest of Phnom view them for jobs. A spokesman for IBM Penh, dered President helicopter Lon Nol or- gunsliips and planes to attack the area. The Cambodian command be- lieves the Khmer Rouge arc using four American howitzers captured from the Cambodian army as well as Soviet rockets. Phnom Penh's worst previous bombardment occurred in March, 1972, when 112 persons were killed and 248 werq wound- ed. The city has been shelled al- most daily since Dec. 23; the at- tack Monday raised casualties in that p'eriod to more than 300 dead and at least 700 wounded. (ration says. This compares with on the- job at the height of the country's space program in iM'J. The latest layoffs at the Kennedy Space Center are mostly workers involved in launch support facilities for contractors such as the Boe- ing General Electric Co. and International liusincss Machines Corp. Many of the who re- ceived official word of their ter- minations last Friday will be transferred, and others are being helped in acquiring new jobs, company spokesmen said Monday. The U.S. has planned a joint space mission with Russia in 1975, but after that there will be no more Americans in space until possibly 1978. j "Layoffs will take place in skill categories, including some management, some engineering and some hourly said A. G. Evenaon of Boeing. Boeing will reduce its work force to about by the end of February, he said. McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Co. said it will be down to about 427 by then. Rockwell International Corp., which has sliced its work force R D- Siujpp says he has canceled his planned trip to China to keep a many of its workers had in resoivulg tne indepcn- Iransferrcd to oilier areas. ;dent inkers' dispute. i Shapp and his wife were to accompany a Penn State uni- versity group on a 20-day study SlirVIVOr tne Chinese mainland. 'The tour began last week, and MAUYSVILLE, Calif. had hoped to join the Capt. Paul Baldy, 29, the only'group. survivor of a B-52 bomber! 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