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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - February 18, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                Two Marion Students Finalists for Grants Two Marlon high school se- niors have been nairni! finalists in the National Merit Scholar- ship competition. This qualifies them for either one-year or four-year scholarships of per year. They are Eric liaur and David McElligott. Less than one-half of one per- cent of the nation's graduating seniors earned their way into Ihe finals, or about Baur is Ihe son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl H. Baur, 395 Valley- view drive. He is planning to at- tend one of tliree major institu- tions, Cnl Tech, Massachusetts Institute of Teclinology or Iowa Slate university, and major in either physics or mathematics. McElligott is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Francis J. McElligott, 1175 F avenue. He expects to at- tend the university of Colorado and is enrolled in the pre- medical school. Siding, roofing, insulation. Warner Bros. 377-5573.-Adv. Marion High Students Win in Speech Meet Marion high school speech students won three first places at the Wamac speech contest held Saturday in Anamosa. Winners were: Maria Louren- co, a foreign exchange student from Brazil, expository speak- ing; Sam Carson, radio news speaking, and Jennie Balcom, oratorical declamation. Magnavox Annual Sale. Mar- ion Committee Meets The Le- gion Memorial Swimming Pool committee will meet Tuesday at p.m. in the council cham- bers at the city hall. We would like to tihank every- one for their expression of kind- ness shown to our family at the time of his sickness and death of our loved one. Mother and (family of Lewis Lions Marion Lions evening club will meet Tuesday at p.m. at the Indian House. Kris- tin Jorgenson. Marion high school AFS student from South Africa, will speak. Kiwanis Hiawatha Trails Kiwanis club breakfast meeting is set for Tuesday at at the Suburban. Don Kensinger, jr., has the program. In Hospital Ed V. Carey, 987 Fourteenth street, is a pa- tient in the St. Luke's hospital cardiac care unit. No visitors are permitted. Trustees to Meet Marion township trustees will meet Fri- day at p.m. at the fire sta- tion, 600 Eighth avenue. YMCA Tuesday's activity schedule at Ihe Marion branch YMCA is: Non-aquatic adult open gym 9 a.m., pro-school gymnastics 1 p.m., oil painting class 1, open gym begin- ning gymnastics 4, gymnastics club 5, men's fitness 6, power volleyball 7, karate class 7, men's open gym 9; poo! Linn- Mar lessons 9 and 11 a.m., pre- school lessons 10 and- 2 p.m., adult open swim women's water exercises 1, youth recrea- tional swim youth lessons 4, swim team synchronized swim class 7, adult lessons 8. Two Are Injured In Marion Accident Two persons were injured in a one-car accident early Sunday at the intersection of McGowan boulevard and Maplecrest drive. Treated at Mercy hospital and e 1 e a s e d were Timothy D. Maher, 25, of 2430 Eleventh ave- nue SE, Cedar Rapids, and Per- :illia Keating, 25, of 2040 Glass road NE, Cedar Rapids. Police said the accident still was under investigation Monday morning and gave no other de- Marion Dairy Queen now open. -Adv. Hospitalized Ralph Ihesrown, 2478 Eighth avenue, s a medical patient at St. Luke's hospital. Visitors are permitted. Commission Says Woman To Get Compensation DBS MOINES (UPI) The Iowa employment security com- mission has ruled that a Des Moines woman who lost her job because she drooled into a salad is entitled to unemployment compensation. The ruling Saturday by the commission upheld a decision by hearing officer that Elizabeth Hickey, 25, because of a physi- cal disability had drolled into fhe salad and as a result did not do it "deliberately and willful- ly." The incident happened while Miss Hickey was working in the Cloud room at the Municipal airport. The commission's hearing of- ficer said that Dobbs House, Miss Hickey's employer, told him that they fired her because by drooling in the salad she had placed the Cloud room in a posi- tion "where it could not pass the state health inspection." However, Thomas said the salad Miss Hickey was serving was never served lo a customer. Teacher Beaten, Three Students Face Charges HUMBOLDT (AP) Three ilmore City-Bradgate Commu- nity school students will appear in magistrate's court Wednes- day to face charges of assault and battery stemming from the beating of a male teacher last week. Neil Hoelscher, 24, a mathe- matics instructor, said he was acting as a chaperon at a tobogganing party attended by about 50 students when he was assaulted, suffering a mild con- cussion, sprained neck and fa- cial cuts. Seniors Ron Wallace, 18, Bradgate, and Lonnie Derrig, 17, rural Clare, entered innocent pleas Friday in a preliminary bearing in magistrate's court in Humboldt to charges filed by H u m b o 1 d t County Attorney Richard Williams. A hearing Wednesday in juve- nile court is scheduled for soph- omore Steve Brown, 15, rural Clare. All three have been suspended from classes pending action by the school's board of directors. Charges were not filed against a fourth student originally thought to be involved in the as- sault, and he has been reinstat- ed to classes. Last-Minute Cancellation By Callas NEW YORK (AP) Carnegie hall was already filling with elegantly dressed opera lovers when the last-minute announce- ment was made: Maria Callas had a respiratory infection and could not appear. The concert, which sold out the hall with tickets priced up to was put off for two weeks. The cancellation came just 40 minutes before curtain time Sunday night. It was to have been Miss Callas' first New York singing appearance since 1905. Borders on Flu Dr. Louis Parris, who met re- porters insidB Carnegie hall a few minutes after the scheduled 8 p.m. concert, described the opera star's ailment as "acute inflammation of the entire upper respiratory tract, border- ing on influenza. "She can hardly talk, let alone the doctor said. "She worked with me four hours today in everything I tried to do; we did everything we could and she was most cooperative." Impresario Sol Hurok, 85, dis- played a prescription sheet with the doctor's diagnosis written on it. Meanwhile, in the lobby and outside, the crowd milled about for nearly an hour. Benefit Concert Miss Callas' scheduled return to New York, where she last performed in the title role of "Tosca" at the Metropolitan Opera nine years ago, was a benefit for the Metropolitan Opera Guild. Tenor Guiseppe DiStefano was scheduled to sing with her. The Opera Guild's managing director, Dario Soria, said the organization still expects to net more than from the con- cert when it is staged. Miss Callas currently is on, a world tour. She and DiStefano are scheduled to appear Feb. 21 in Toronto. Two more New York concerts, not benefits, are duled April 2 and 15. Dean's List SIOUX CITY Dallas R. Courtney of Marion, and Alan A. Herbst of Cedar Rapids, have been named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Morn- ingside college. VISIT THE MARION OFFICE Complete Circulation And Want Ad Service. 743 10th STREET Marion Office Phone 398-8430 Or You May Dial 398-8234 To Order Your Want Ad. PARAMOUNT PHARMACIES'SEMI-ANNUAL 9 FOR! VITAMIN SALE STARTS WED. February 20th! SBVBN CONVENIENT LOCATIONS GOP Predicts Passage Of Transportation Bill DES MOINES Republican leaders predict they have enough Votes lo pass legis- lation creating a state depart- ment of transportation which comes up for debate this week. The measure, a top priority of Gov. Robert D. Ray, will be de- bated on Tuesday and GOP leaders predicted passage by Thursday. However, they admit the proposal will have rough go- ing when it hits the house. Senate Majority Leader Clif- ton Lamborn of Maquoketa scheduled debate ahead of a controversial bill allowing long- er trucks on four-lane roads in the state apparently to avoid the possibility of a Ray veto. Let a want ad help you solve your buying or selling prob- lems Dial 398-8234.- BIG GEORGE! by Virfl "Now that's going too Say Spiro Spent on Golf Jaunts as V.P. BALTIMORE (AP) Spiro Agnew spent at least of taxpayers' money to finance his ;olfing vacations while serving as vice-president, the Baltimore Sun said Monday. In a story from its Washing- ton bureau, the Sun said Agnew made at least 23 trips to his fa- vorite golfing mecca, Palm Springs, Calif., during his 4M: years in office. The Sun said nine of those jaunts were direct trips from Washington. It figured that each trip cost a minimum of a total of at least a quarter of a million dollars for the use of an Air Force 707 jet, fuel, and pilots alone. Some indirect trips to Palm Springs came after stops in Los Angeles or Phoenix to give a i. Others, however, came after less direct stopovers like St. Louis, Minneapolis, and, in one case, Beaufort, S.C. The defense department told the Sun that many of the trips were for election campaigns or conventions, and the govern- ment was reimbursed for their cost. But the paper said far more were made at taxpayers expense. It also reported that Agnew's travel log was' dotted with jaunts to the Virgin Islands, where he owns a condominium, Montego bay, Jamaica, Wesl Palm Beach, Opa Locka, Fla. and other garden spots. Arthur Hieber Dies; Services Wednesday SOLON Arthur Hieber, 82, a lifelong resident of Solon and 'icinity, died suddenly Satur- day. He farmed near Solon all of his life. He was a veteran of Vorld war I. He is survived by three brothers; William, Milton and eorge all of Solon. Services: Brosh funeral home, Solon, at 2 p.m. Wednesday by he Rev. Roy Wingate. Burial: D a k 1 a n d cemetery, Solon Friends may call at the funeral wme Tuesday. sche- speech. Special Investigation LONDON (AP) Scotland Yard has taken it upon itself to ensure that Britons get what they pay for at Soho strip clubs. A spokesman said the Yard is investigating how the clubs are operated but not, he added, how the dancers perform. Russians Sweep Quarterfinals of Chess Playoffs PALMA DE MAJORCA, Spain AP) The Soviet Union has cored a clean sweep in the quarterfinals of the World Chess Championship eliminations, in- uring that a Russian will meet Bobby Fischer next year for the itle. Tigran Petrosian, the world hampion in 1963 and 1966, wound up the quarterfinals Sun- lay with his third victory over Portisch of Hungary, fheir final score was 3-2, with light draws. The seminfinals will begin in April. Petrosian will play Viktor 
                            

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