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Cedar Rapids Gazette

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - February 24, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 4/y Th* Cedar Rapid* Gazette: Sun.. Feb. 24. 1974 Court of Honor Today Throe boys will receive the Eagle award during a Boy Scout troop 33 court of honor today at 3 pm. at St. James United Methodist church, Ellis boulevard NW. They are Tod Allison, Jim Covington and Jim Skalberg. * * * Allison, 15, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Allison, 3200 Franbrook terrace NW, joined the Cub Scouts in 1067 and the Boy Scouts in I960. He has attended Camp Wakonda for four years and was a lifeguard at the camp. He has Awbrey Gets e Award been troop scribe, bugler and a patrol leader. Ile served as den chief for pack 33 for two years and holds a perfect troop attendance record. A ninth grade student at Taft, he sings in the choir at St. James, where he is a member. * * * Covington, 15. son of Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Covington. 161 Nineteenth street NW, joined the Cub Scouts in 1966 and the Roy Scouts in 1969. He has been assistant patrol leader, patrol leader, quartermaster and senior scribe. He has earned 22 merit badges. He is a brotherhood member of the Order of the Arrow and is a member of the order’s dance r I A    I t<3Cl 10 Award He has attended (’amp Wa- konda four years, has earned the mile swim award four times and has received the lifeguard award. In the ninth grade at Roose-Ivelt, he plays trumpet and sings jin the Roofsevelt Pop group. He sings in the choir at Cedar I Christian church, where he is a I member and where he earned I his Eagle project award. He is | employed part time at the John-json avenue Dairy Queen. * * * Skalberg. 17. son of Mr. and Mrs. CV S Skalberg. 154 Wesley drive NW, joined the Cub Scouts in 1964 and the Boy Scouts in j 1967. He transferred to troop 33 from troop 73 in Omaha last I year. He is a member of the Order of the Arrow, has attended the Mark Awbrey, son of Mr. and j un j or training camp at Pine Mrs. John Awbrey, 1611 Chest ^ rpp and baj| earnw j two 50-mile nut lane NE, will receive the awart j St one f or hiking the Sil-Eagle Scout rank in a troop 28 ver Arrow trail in South Dakota court of honor Monday at / pan. and one f or can0€ , in g j n the Ely, at St. Mark s Lutheran church \ji nn ( area has attended Awbrey joined the Cub Sc outs g cou t cam p for three years and in 1967 and the Boy Scouts in bas earned the mile swim 1970. He has been assistant pa- awarc j twice. He has served as a trol leader, librarian, and is p a t ro j leader, senior patrol lead-current y patrol leader. He has er and a dpn phipf hiked the Hoover trail and the ^ senior at Jefferson high * Amaquonsippi trail. He partici- hoo , hp ^ p , oyed by the pated in the 19th annual Grant ^ of ^ at]on pilgrimage, has attended Camp Prouty Earns Eagle Award Jeff Prouty will receive the Eagle Scout award during a troop 766 court of honor Monday at 7 p.m. at Pierce school. Dick Westbum, former Scoutmaster, will make the presentation. Prouty, 17, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Dow E. Prouty, 2515 Amber drive NE. He is a senior at Kennedy high school where he Is a member of the baseball team and a member of the National Honor society. A Scout since 1967, he has hiked the Amaquonsippi, Buffalo Bill, Chief Wapello, Eagle 1 Cave, Geode, Hiawatha, Hoover and Old Capital trails, has ca-! nood the Hoover trail, has, camped three summers, has, backpacked twice at Philmont Scout ranch and has canoed in the Boundary Waters area in Minnesota. He has covered nearly 500 miles hiking, back-! packing and canoeing and has spent 60 days camping. Swim Sessions at Bender KSK Jeff Prouty Taxpayers’ Questions SUS Jim Covington On Federal Taxes Mark Awbrey Questions ore those most frequently aahed of the Internal Revenue Service. Answers are the service's. For taxpayer assistance, visit IRS office in Cedar Rapids federal building lobby or call 36ft-043fi. Mail returns directly to Internal Revenue Service Center, Midwest region, Kansas City. My wife receives no pay for the chanty work she does for a local hospital. Vet she incurs expenses for traveling from home to the hospital, paying for her lunches and hiring someone to take care of the children while she’s at the hospital. Are these expenses deductible as charitable contributions? If the hospital is a qualified charitable organization, nonreimbursed out-of-pocket, automobile expenses directly attributable to services rendered to the hospital are deductible as a charitable contribution. Actual expenses or a standard rate of six cents per mile may be deducted. However, the cost of lunches (unless away from home overnight) and babysitting fees are personal expenses and are not directly related and solely attributable to the rendition of charitable services. Thus, they cannot be deducted as a charitable contribution. The March aquatics program will start March 4 at Elizabeth Bender municipal swimming I pool. All the following programs will be offered: Public swimming-- General hours are Monday and Wednesday, 7 to 9 p.m.; Thursday, 8 to 9:30 pm.; Saturday and Sunday, I to 5 p.m. Tuesday from 8 to 9:30 p m. is reserved for J adults. Friday from 7 to 9 p rn is for general swimming and is also family night when an entire family can swim for $1 General admission is 25 cents for children and 50 cents for adults. Swimming lessons —Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6 to 7, March 4 io April 3. Glasses for beginners I and ll, advanced beginners, intermediates and swimmers will be offered. Enrollment will be on a first-come-firsi served basis with class size limited. Registration can not be made by phone hut can be made in person from 9 a m. to 5 p m Fee is $6 for the IO lesson*. Caught Stealing Same Clothes Second Time VICKSBURG, Mich. (AP) - 1 Police say they have arrested a j man who apparently hates to Agents 1 Answers lose out on a great bargain. The 20-year-old man was arrested on breaking and entering charges after police spotted him carrying clothes from a local] department store. Officers said I the clothes were the same ones I just returned to the store from a previous burglary in which the same man was charged. Pre-school lessons Will start March 16 for eight Saturdays from noon to I p m. There will Ik- a limit of six .students per instructor. Fee is $10 Junior lifesaving— Tuesday evenings from 6 to 8 p.m., March 19 to May 21 Enrollment will be limited. Fee is $10. All classes will he taught by Red Cross water safety instructors. Private pool parties - Rental fee is $15 an hour depending on number of people using the pool Lifeguards and a supervisor are Included in the rental fee. People are urged to sign up at least two weeks iii advance of the desired rental date Information is available from the pool office, 364-9981. Prouty is a member of the Order of the Arrow and has received the God and Country award from Lovely Lane United Methodist church. He completed his Eagle project by spending the last two summers as a Kid’s League baseball coach* He is employed part-time at Edison Surgical Supply. Now paid on ONE YEAR s 1,000 CERTIFICATES All interest is paid quarterly. Monthly income checks available on all certificates. All accounts insured up to $20,(HK).OO by FSLIC. s ^N.,r jcTco*!; ♦A SUBSTANTIAL PENALTY IS REQUIRED FOK EARLY WITHDRAWAL OF CERTIFICATES. mr 0 savings & loan 1135 jill ave. Marion. 377-7381 James Skalberg Waubeek three times, has twice earned the mile swim award and has earned 22 merit badges. He is a member of Norridge Baptist church and is in eighth grade at Franklin junior high school. The award will be presented by Richard Jackson, troop 28 Scoutmaster, and Mike Homan, district Scout executive. U.S. Writer Comes Home From France PARIS (UPI 1 — The once-thriving colony of American writers in France is dwindling James Jones says he is leav-j ing Paris. He will teach in Flori- i da for a year and finish the third book of his trilogy on World w’ar II which began with the best-selling “From Here to Eternity”. Ami he might not come back, he said, leaving Mary McCarthy in Paris and James Baldwin in the south of France as the only top U.S. expatriate writers in the country. “I’m tired of living in France.” said Jones as he 1 packed his bags for a short trip to Florida to house hunt and to launch his latest book, “Viet Joe”, in New York. ‘Tm going to teach at Florida International university in Miami for a vear Then I’d like* I to find a post at a school in the West. Wyoming, where I lived for years, Colorado, mavbe “Here it’s always a language problem I’ve always felt like an outsider.” Prowling like a restless cat around the living room of his house on the luxurious Isle St. Louis in the River Seine, Jones j mused, “it’s the people” he misses most about the U.S. “American* are much more open than any European peoples I know.” lie said. “Here you ran see an American a block away, the way he walks, the look is more open. “And the U.S. is where it’s all I happening today, that’s where the cultural revolution is really!! going on. Americans come over here and give you this talk about how terrible things are in America. Well, I love it, it’s moving. “I came here to spend a year 1 In 1958 and then Gloria, my wife, got pregnant so we flipped a coin to see if w r e’d stay. 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