Cedar Rapids Gazette, February 19, 1974, Page 3

Cedar Rapids Gazette

February 19, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - February 19, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 2 The Cedar Kapids Gazette: Tues.. Feb. 19. 1974 Virginia 11th State With Gas 'Rationing' stale to adopt a tribution system, By Associated Press Virginia will become the 1111 gasoline liis the nation's fourth mandatory plan, when its odd-even Oregon-style plan goes into effect at midnight Wednes- day. Meanwhile. Vermont has de- cided to suspend plans for a vol- untary odd-even system that would have started Wednesday. Announcement of the Virginia plan was made Monday by Gov. Mills Godwin. Slate police in the East report- ed traffic generally lighter than usual at the end of the three-day holiday weekend. Officials in (he West and South said lines at gasoline stations were fairly short and traffic normal or just below normal for the holiday. Odd-Even Virginia joins New Jersey, Maryland and one county in Ha- waii in making its plan manda- tory. Under the plan, motorists with license plates ending in even numbers, buy on even- numbered days, ode! numbers buy on odd days. Six other stales and Washing- ton, D.C., also have the Oregon- style plan in effect. New Hamp- shire Tuesday on a Iwo-wcek experimental basis. Godwin declined to call the Virginia plan rationing, describ- ing it as "a gasoline distribution s-- plan." He issued the order after meeting with representatives of the oil industry and state energy administrators. The Virginia governor said he was "loathe" to issue the execu- tive order. But he said he saw it as the only current means of coping with a fuel shortage that iias seen motorists, particularly in the populous Tidewater and Northern Virginia areas, wail- ing for hows in order to get gasoline at the few remaining open stations. Under the order, no motorist may purchase gasoline unless Birthright General meeting Tuesday at p.m. at 1707 Firsl avenue SB. Call 362-0469 for more information. Keeling inadequate? 1'hotic Typewriter Taken An elet- Teamsters Head Asks Increase in Truckers' Speed WASHINGTON day from an office in CarncgieL Science hall at Coe college. !da> I0 ra "Sting" Each I Two Accused of xi r it 4A Trying To Meal Nominated for 70 poking Meters Two youllis, ages 17 and; 18. LOS ANGELES (AP) Top honors in the 46th annual Motion Gardenia, "Hang the Drums Picture Academy Award nomin- porling actor went to Vincent Jack Ciilford, "Save 366-7462. Benedict.-Adv. jis fuel gauge shows his car's ank is less than half full. Misunderstanding Vermont Gov. Thomas Salm- on, announcing the suspension of his state's planned program, said: "There is both massive misunderstanding of this plan and its purposes and strong evi- dence of unwillingness by a sub- .tantial number of gasoline sta- ions to comply." In New York, the legislature in Westchester county, a suburb jf New York City, voted over- vhelmingly Monday to institute mandatory odd-even system. And officials in New York City are studying whether they hoiild adopt a mandatory sys- em, too. New York State has a 'Oluntary plan. Home On Leave Marine alions Tuesday went to "The the John Houseman, the scary talc of a Paper Jason Mill- mL! for 'rU-t. f S'rl's possession "The Handy Quaid, "The LastDctail." Nominated for best supporling Actress were Unda Blair, "The Candy. Clark, Madeline Tatum O'Neal, Sylvia Kidney, Wishes, Winter A.I...UI., and "The about Itesideuce Burgarm., between 10 p.m. to b residence of Charlotte M. bainva.m. and to allow truckers tojtwo mell 707 Forlv-third street KK. their load bv at least! I The two films received 10 no- .minalions each. Both were no- PKC Matt Pay, son of Mr. and rcported' burglarized Sunday pounds Mrs. Robert Levy, 4224 Ml. Vcr-jand tools, camera! Filzsimmons made the re-' r non road SE. is home on aml assorlcd jtemslquest after an hour-lorn- bcsl for ten days from Camp Pcndlc-jvalued wcrt missing. j with ubor secretary Graf it. 'j Paper A- Calif- i inan. The meeting, he said, was' Cnf Wh'spers" i. Touch of Class." Dreams." and Moon' S u m m c r Rent Ryder Trucks at House llurglamcd-The res esh Local 'or one-way. 3G6-1519. Adv. Hospitalized Lucille Ander- California Prof To Teach Russian For Space Flight RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) A protestor at the University oi California here has been chosen to teach American astronauts Russian for their 48-hour space link-up with a Soviet crew in July 1975. Anatole Forostenko says he thinks his students may be more motivated than most because their lives may depend on what they learn when they visit the Russian space ship and the Rus- sians visit theirs. "the Russian crews are re- ceiving additional training in English, and NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Adminis- tration) feels lhat both crews should understand both lan- guages for best communi- he said. The professor will head a four-person team of language specialists that will teach astro- nauts Thomas Stafford, Vance Brand and Donald Slayton at the Johnson Houston. Space Center in Basil Kostun of the University of Illinois and Nina Homer and James Flannery of the Universi- ty of Wisconsin will be in Foros- tenko's teaching crew.. The astronauts will receive 12 to 20 hours of instruction a week. Forostenko said he will move to Houston this month and remain there until the planned lift-off date of the space mission July 15, 1975. Forostenko, a native of Rus- sia, is an assistant professor of Russian at the UC-Riverside. He graduated from Rutgers univer- sity in 1962 and has taught at In- diana university and Rutgers. Three Sanitation Workers Seek City Payroll Tax DBS MOINES Three members of the Cedar Rapids sanitation department carriec their fight for increased wages to Linn county legislators Mon- day. Robert Gates, Dick Eddins and Larry Miller asked the legis- lators to pass a law permit- ting cities to levy a two percem payroll tax on all persons earn- ing income in a municipality. They said they have been, tolc by Cedar Rapids city officials (Hat the 30 mill limit keeps them from raising wages. The workers met during the day with Senators Tom Riley (R-C.R.) and Cloyd Robinson (D- C.R.) and Reps. Wally Horn and James Wells Senator would be Riley easier suggested to adopt the payroll tax legislation the workers suggested if the Cedar lapids city council and the gue of Iowa Municipalities iassed resolutions favoring it. Gates, Eddins and Miller also expressed concern over whether workmen's compensation bene- fits are adequate in this infla- tionary period. teps Reported For Linn Jail Linn supervisors announced Tuesday that in cooperation with Sheriff Walter Grant sever- al steps are being taken to do ae, much as possible to maintain a clean and sanitary jail. The action follows a series of articles in The Gazette outlining problems at the jail, involving security, and cleanliness prob- lems. Several grand juries also have recommended steps for cleaning up the jail. The program announced by the supervisors includes these points: The shift supervisor will remain at the jail until the area has been inspected for cleanli- ness and the jail is secure. Public health nurses will return on a regular basis to care for the health problems of the inmates. The chief jailer has initiat- ed a regular program of clean- up afler each meal along with son, 111 First avenue SW, is a I surgical patient at Mercy hospi- tal. Visitors are permitted. Stevan S. Mowray 0.D.S. an- nounces new location, 1201 42n< St. NE. 393-6152.-Adv. Judy Sevart welcomes friends and patrons at Mabcline's. 303 3391.-Adv. Florida vacation includes transportation, hotels, tickets to Disney World, Nashville Opry March 22-31. 363-4517.-Adv. Linn Co-op Oil Company an- nual Appreciation day, Thurs- day, February 21, from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. 325' 35th February meet ing of the Linn County Assn. foi Retarded Children will be dance Friday from 9 p.m. to midnight at the Embassy club Call 365-0487 for reservations. Dairy Queen Sundae Sale, Thursday, February 21, one day only. Regular 40c size foi 29c. Cedar Rapids, Marion, Ml Vernon and Tipton. Adv. Hickory smoked barbecued ribs, shrimp, and chickjcn served Wednesdays, 6 to 9 p.m. Stickney's Scoreboard, Marion. Adv. Hour Weekly story hour for preschoolers will be held Wednesday at a.m. the downtown public library au- ditorium. A similar program will be given at the Edgewood branch, 221 Edgewood road NW, at p.m. Car For-policy holders insured jirough McLean-Bassin Insur- ance Agency with Safeco In- surance Company. Call 365-9151. -Adv. Call us now for early spring interior and exterior quality painting appointments. Free estimates. Fashion-Par Paint- ing and Decorating, 377-7357. Adv. House Entered Assorted terns valued at were re- lOrled taken Monday from the residence of Jack P. Jacobs, 1312 Ninth street SW. Meeting Change The re- ional planning technical advi- sory committee will meet at 10 i. Thursday in the fourth loor council chambers, city hall. The lime listed in the Sun- day Gazette was p.m. Stored Gasoline Burns Man Badly SEATTLE (AP) A 24-year- old Seattle man was- burned j over most of his body .when gas- oline stored in a 55-galIon drum idence of Joseph F. Hladky, jr., 2C3 East Post road SE, was bur- glarized Monday evening and cash and assorted stereo equipment were taken. Tackle Taken A fishing pole and reel valued at were reported .taken Monday from a garage at the residence of Glen Andersen, 1101 Thirty-ninth street SE. Auto .Entered Dave Debus- sek, ;2043 Bropkland drive; NE, reported a tape player and four speakers valued at and 13 tapes valued at were taken Monday from his car while it was parked in the parking lot at the Boar's Head restaurant, on Collins road NE. problems plaguing! the trucking industry because of! exploded, authorities said. Daniel Baltzer was taken to iarborview Medical Center on Monday in "very critical condi- ion." j The force of the blast shat-i tercd the front door of Baltzer's house and smashed several.win- Bits of flying glass in- a neighbor who was out- iame The name's been changed hut the game's the same. Coe college officials report- ed Tuesday someone still is telephoning people under the guise of conducting a college survey on "Morality and Eco- nomic Earlier the man reportedly was using the name Fred Thompson. Current reports arc that he is identifying him- self as Prof. Kaufmann of Coe college. After identifying him- self, he proceeds to ask in- timate questions of the re- _ Working more closely with j "very unfortunate example" of spondents. jthc pesticide company to be the danger of stockpiling gaso- Coe officials emphasized (sure inspections are made. jlinc in homes. Tuesday the caller is in no way connected with the col- lege and that no such survey is being conducted by the col- lege. Both the college and the telephone company urge per- sons called to hang up and dows. jurcd side the house at the time, auth- orities said. painting on a regular basis andj Seattle Fire Chief Jack Rich- general repairs when needed, iards called the explosion a Catholic Schools Week See Your Catholic Schools in Action this Week Feb. 17-23 Conlacl your nearby Cath- olic School for School Visi- tation. BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY National Fast-Food Restaurant Will Be Opening Soon in Marion are a company with 30 yean experience with proven lucceil and are looking for a financially responsible OWNER-OPERATOR la join our franchise lyjlem. Excellent rate of return Complete training program to Insure your success. Contact: VILLAGER RESTAURANTS, INTERNATIONAL 9 A.M. 5 P.M. (MON. FRI.) (309) 755-5058 the energy crisis. One of the major complaints of long distance truckers, be- sides skyrocketing fuel prices, was the lowered speed limit im- posed as a result of the fuel shortage. Limits for both cars and trucks on interstate roads were reduced to 55 miles an hour last December. Truckers argued that their in- come was reduced by being forced to take longer to com- plete their runs under the low- ered speed limits. In addition, Filzsimmons "Just this morning, the secre- tary of transportation (Claude Brinegar) assured me that he will consider at least a p o u n d increase in actual weights." jby some critics as a milestonej Senate Gets Bill performance in "Las! Tango." Also named were Jack Lem- mon, "Save the Jack Nicholson, "The Last Detai Al Paeino, film, was not nominated for best picture. But Marlon Brando was nominated for best actor for his! BBS MOINES (AP) Posses- On Marijuana Use one ounce of personal use would-be legalized under a bill introduced in the Iowa senate sion of up to marijuana for Bedford, "The Sting." Nominated for best I'er- formanco by an actress: Eilen Bursty n, "The Glenda Jackson, "A TOr.ch of Marsha Mason, "Cin- derella Bar-bra Streisand, Way We and Joanne Wood- The bill, introduced by Sens. Minnette Dodcrcr (D-Iowa City) and John Murray (R-Aines) would also permit individuals to give away small amounts of ward, "Summer Wishes, Win- bc mcgal marijuana if they are not paid for it. 'But the marijuana would have to be used privately. Under the bill, it still would ,0 distributc ter Dreams. marijuana in pubiic? scn it or The nominations for best sup-l possess more than one ounce. were arrested shortly afler mid- night Tuesday at the intersec- tion of Third street and Fourth avenue SE while allegedly at- tempting to several park- ing meters. i The 17-year-old was charged with larceny and resisting an of- ficer. He was turned over to ju- venile authorities. The 18-year-old, identified as Douglas E. Walls, 519 McKinley street SE, was also charged with larceny and resisting an officer. He was taken to the county jail in lieu of bond on the lar- ceny charge and on the resisting charge. Girl Charged in Guerilla Bombing DEWSBURY, England Judith Theresa Ward, 24, was charged with murder Tuesday in the guerilla bombing of an army bus that killed 12 persons. The explosion occurred in Yorkshire Feb. -I. An anony- mous caller told a Northern Ireland newspaper the blast ;was the work of a guerilla group called the Red Brigade. Miss Ward was charged with the death of one of the soldiers who died three days after the blast. A closer to you banker helped a homeowner conserve energy and save on his fuel bills A young homeowner recently explained the lack of proper insulation in his home to a Closer to You Banker. He realized that providing adequate insulation would not only help him conserve energy around the house, but save money on his fuel bills too. The Closer to You Banker, understanding his needs, helped him arrange for energy-saving home improvement loan. an The young man also conserved energy getting the loan, because bankers like Jim Schultz, Don Melichar and Earl Caywood become closer to you, making it easier to obtain a home improvement loan. Stop in and talk over your home improvement and other financial needs with a Closer to You Banker at Peoples Bank, an equal housing lender. eoples bank AND TRUST COMPANY CLOSER TO YOU Peoples Downtown Peoples fast at Town and Country Peoples West at Mays City Peoples In Newhall Member FDIC ;