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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - March 5, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                TUe Cedar .Rapids Gazette: Tues., Mar. 5, 1974 Customer Reaction Stronger To Latest Gas Price Hikes By Roger Green ..The latest round of gasoline price hikes has apparently aroused the ire of customers at some local service stations. Last week, most stations con- The Gazette indicated their customers were generally day, selling at 56.9 for regularldidn't understand that the oil and 60.9 for Dreniium. iuf.fnQCA and 60.9 for premium. He also reported public reaction to Tipton Approves Year-Round Dog Leash Ordinance TIPTON The city council here approved a year-round dog leash ordinance to be effective this Friday. Believe R eetfotf STONE ARC BY-THE TORHOSr POINT W (companies could also increase Previously, dogs were allowed I most prices at the first of the month to run at large November and, were antjcjpatjng only a March and were verbally abusive of attendants and "some get downright ob- quite cooperative and accepting he said. higher prices and reduced sup- also throng'1 'he plies experienced since the en- after the ergy crisis began. prices, he reported. granted retailers this month on ambulance rates for emergenc a one-time basis. i service from to plus 9 Some people drove through [cents a mile for each call. As one operator reported at that time, "Everyone complains about the price, but ''you can't blame he said. "We're the highest in town. We've got to be." realizes he has to pay Abusive However, the first of Davison, owner of Davi- saw new price increases Champlin, isn't far behind most stations, ranging from price at 55.8 cents per gallon cent to 8.3 cents per regular and 59.8 for pre- Downright a seven-cent increase January. Dennis Smith, lessee at also reported getting a lot No. 2, 3334 First avenue public reaction to the in- reported the highest prices though he added no- highest increase in prices in has been truly abusive. Gazette survey conducted claimed some people Jet Blast 17 Americans PABIS (AP) Additional the Hart children; Thomas dence has come to light a broker for Merrill ing an explosion may and his wife and three caused the Turkish Clara Lux, 80, an crash in which 346 persons citizen living in Brit- Sunday. At least 17 of the and Phyllis Cafe Kween, .ims were wife of Londoner Investigators searching Kween. wooded site 23 miles north among the victims were 3aris said they have not ton London fashion models, out the possibility that a bomb may have gone off aboard the jet. But the experts cautioned that, if there was an explosion, it might have been caused by a mechanical malfunction, not a bomb, i Supporting Facts.. The explosion theory "is "one of several" being investigated, officials said. But they pointed to several facts that support it: Six bodies were found clus- tered together and relatively in- tact six miles from the site, in- dicating they were ejected while the aircraft was still aloft. A door to the baggage hold was found intact nine, miles away. Instigators said it must have fallen to the ground a few seconds before the six bodies. The wreckage was so shat- tered that experts said it was likely the plane broke up before it hit the ground. his drive after seeing the prices, but "I think that will come to an! end, he predicted. "Got Gas" got the he said, terming his March allocation ''pretty good" at 79 percent of the same month's gallonage In 1972. An assistant manager at Ar- nie's Texaco, 2160 Sixth street SW, reported customers at thai station have not complained about prices so much as shorl supply. "The most reaction we got was from people coming in when we didn't have any gas to he said. "They were pretty irate." No Discontent .For some, this month's in- creases have drawn no public discontent. three senior officials of the Brit ish department of trade and in dustry and 18 members of a Suf folk rugby team. 6 Arrested For Airline Ticket Theft WASHINGTON (AP) -Arrest of 16 individuals in connection with theft of more than nirline tickets valued in excess of million was announced Tuesday by FBI Director Clar- ence Kelley. According to sealed indict- ments by a federal grand jury n New York and a warrant is- sued in Las Vegas, the tickets vere sold at considerable dis- count in New York, New Jer- sey and Las Vegas at bars, res- taurants and beauty parlors. Officials at Orly airport said, said the Uckets were the plane was guarded while th h use of sfolen was on the ground in Paris and ctmnterfeit trave, aeencv or the 216 passengers who boarded there were searched along with their hand luggage. But the French civil aviation depart- ment said there was no inspec- tion of the baggage hold be- cause none was requested by the airline. It was not known what securi- ty precautions had been taken in Istanbul, where the flight to Paris and London originated and where the 12 crewmen and 118 of the passengers boarded. "It will be at least a week before we can say anything for one investigator said. American List The U. S. embassy in London issued a list of 17 American res- idents of Britain who died in the crash. They included Wayne Wilcox, the American cultural attache in London, his wife and two of "their four children; Loren Hart, an executive of Cities Service International, his wife and their three children; Ronald Smith, 12, a schoolmate lor counterfeit travel agency or airline validation plates. Those arrested were charged with one or more violations of statutes pertaining to .theft from interstate shipment, interstate transportation of stolen proper- ty, and perjury. Tickets from domestic and foreign airlines were involved, Kelley said. New York and New Jersey police aided in the in- vestigation, he added. The ad- dresses of those arrested were in those two states. Penalty on conviction could range as high as a fine and 10 years' imprisonment on each charge, Kelley said. Advertisement More Security With FALSE TEETH Af Anytime Afraid fake tcoth will clrnp ;it the wrong Lime? A donttirc adhesive tan help. I'owdcr cives dentures :i longer, firmer, steadier hold. Why he embarrassed? For more secltrit.y and comfort, HSR FAS- TKKT1I. Denture Adhesive 1'ciwder. Dentures that tit are essential to health. Soq your dentist regularly. At Jerry's Sinclair, 3404 Mount Vernon road SE, the pub- ic hasn't been abusive, in fact, 'everybody says we're pretty spokesman there said. That station's prices stand a 16.4 for regular and 49.9 foi premium self-service. Full-ser- ice prices are 47.4 and 51.4. The manager at the Hiawatha Poster-Derby station said he's been getting little public reac- tion "It's something they ex- pect now." And one station owner claimed, "The public thinks it's great that I'm getting more (in the two cents allowed They think the oil company doesn't need as much." ..Station owner Rex Williams at Rex' Gulf, 1731 Center Point rqad NE, is himself irate about the situation. "I've got an investment of in this he said. He's not a large-scale gasoline dealer, relying to a large degree on repair work. "I'm he said. "If my allotment keeps going down, customers aren't going to need repairs because they can't get any gas. In other business, Harol Wohlford was the lone bidder o about two lots of city properl located at Sixth and Orang streets. He bid on the tw lots, appraised to be wort In his bid was the provlslo that the lots be rezoned from R I single family to R-2 multipl family dwellings. The bid an provision was accepted by th council. The council set March 23 at p.m. as the date for a publi hearing on the proposed rezon ing. Economy Measures going to survive. I'm one of that know1 what to do." Besides" relying oh _ repair work, he also keeps lights and leat turned way down and works only during daylight hours to keep costs down, mea- sures he's been practicing for several years. "I feel for the guy-that's new :o the Williams said. "He's got a real problem." (Continued from Page I.) Itanium as Neu said. can't tell you what the mood o lawmakers is, but I can fell yoi will definitely hold the line." Junk All Three? Neu said there was a chance Jiat all three proposals woule be junked this year. He said the .atest information.on the cost o! no-easing the Iowa Public Em ployes Retirement System bene fits and a bill calling for in creased special education ser- vices for Iowa schools would be taken into consideration. He said, "The figures are stil up in the air, but the intermedi- ate school bill with special edu- cation provisions could cost us another million. And, that is not even allocated for in the governor's budget." Sen. Joan Orr who originally authored the sales tax repeal, said it would "be a real shame" if the legislature failed to act on the measure. She predicted, how- ever, that Ray would not suf- fer politically if lawmakers failed to act on the bill. "He can go out to the voters and say he tried to help low in- come people, but that the legis- lature just couldn't agree on the she said. "Also, he .can contend that' he is holding the ine on spending and is not creating a deficit." Services in Vinton For A. W, Grubb, 67 VINTON Arthur W. Grubb, 67, a consulting engineer here, died Monday. Born June 3, 1906, at Wauwa- ;osa, Wis., he was married to Natalie Waldron Dec. 19, 1931, n Illinois. Survivors include his wife and a sister, Rena Chris- tian of Hamden, Conn. Services: Thursday at a.m. in Campbell funeral home. A memorial has been es- tablished. ITALIAN STATESMAN WO WAS BORN ONAU6.ICII8IO, AND DIED JUNE WAS A BITTER FOE OF KINS CHARLES fllBERT OF SARDINIA -AND BOTH MEN LIVED EXACTLY 50 AND 16 MYS D'CEMADE FROM THE HOOVES ARE ALWAYS CARRIED BV THE MASARWAS OF THE KALAHARI DESERT, S.W, AFRICA BE THROW f OR A ON ANY SUBJECT Gas Shortage of 25-35% Forecast MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Gaso- ine available to motorists will all between 25 and 35 percent hort of demand this summer, in executive vice-president of itandard Oil Co. of Indiana pre- licted Monday. Elaine Yarrington told a news onference there was "no ques- lon that we'll provide farmers vith 100 percent of their re- uirements." gets its supply ff the top, and then come other riority the mo- orist on the bottom with the east he said. Yarrington said he believe: le price of gasoline will not ise above 75 cents a gallon this U.S. Steel To Raise Prices Percent PITTSBURGH (AP) U.S Steel Corp. has announced price increases of about percenl on a broad range of products Allowing the lead of several other major producers, nation's President Nixon Proposes Increases In Vet Benefits WASHINGTON 1'rcs-also ask congress to make ident Nixon said Monday he changes in veterans ask congress So increase wnv compensations which will bring pc-nsation for veterans disabled by military service by 12 per- cent anil for their survivors by 14 percent, "retroactive to last Kriday. In a letter to key congress in e n, Nixon declared that 'many disabled veterans are undercompensated today.'1 S'ixon said the one-year cost of lis proposed increases would be 5432 million. Benefits for disabled veterans ivere last. increased in August, 1972, and for their survivors in January, 1972. The President said he would the disability ratings of undcr- rated'veterans lo a level cor- responding to what survey data show lo be their actual 'degree of impairment." Current Range Presently' veterans benefits range from per month for a veteran with 10 percent disabili- ty to for total disability. Additional benefits tor other specific severe disabilities can U.'S. Borrows Some Revenue Sharing Back WASHINGTON (AP) The revenue-sharing program is pro- viding a new touch of financial irony. The federal government is borrowing back some of its own tax money. Nobody in the federal Reve- nue Sharing Office knows exact- ly how much, although a survey taken .last June showed that a large portion of unspent federal revenue sharing money was being invested either in U.S. treasury notes or bank certifi- cates of deposit. One reason the revenue shar- ing program has turned into a bring benefits as high as per month, and veterans whose disabilities are rated 50 percent or more get additional allow- ances for their dependents. Nixon wrote his plans to Sena- tors Vance Hartke, and Clifford Hansen, and Reps. William Dorn (D- S. and John Hammer- schmidt They are the chairman and ranking Republi- can respectively of senate and, house veterans affairs commit- tees. Nixon said he has directed his Veterans Administrator Donald Johnson to work with the con- gressional committees "to de- velop proposals for basic im-; provements in the veterans' compensation program, includ: ing those structural changes which would assure more equi- table treatment of the seriously disabled." Hearings Set __.....__ _____ Both congressional commit-' source'of already had scheduled' Vlon Faces Drug Count in Iowa City IOWA CITY' Robert C. Iricksen, 26, of Westport, Conn., as arrested by Iowa City po- ce Monday after 25 pounds of leged marijuana was d in a car rented by Erick- en.- The car dealer called police nd reported the rental car was verdue. After Ericksen returned the ar and left, the alleged mari- uana was discovered in the car. He was taken into custody at a.m. when he returned to le car dealer and requested the f eturn of his luggage. He is free after posting ten ercent of a bond on a large of possession of a con- oiled substance with intent to eliver. Think small, use a Classified for big results. Place your d today! SPECIAL-OF-THE-WEEK .APPLIANCE 15CU.-FT. NO-FROST REFRIGERATOR FREEZER Never needs defrosting Twin slide -out crispers and dairy storage Two easy-releaie ice tray i ONLYS269 TRADE KEHRER APPLIANCE CENTER 620-2nd AVE. SE 364-0213 There's always something different in good food at Bishops Take vegetables, for example. 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At the same time, state and local governments have earmarked a large; portion of their money for. capital projects that take a long time. to build and which do not require immediate expenditures. A report issued by the survey of scrviCG uisBDlct veterans shows "that many dis abled veterans are undercom pensated by a rating schedule basically unchanged since 194E and that the degree of under compensation is greatest fo'i many of the seriously disabled." More than two million of the Like the other Sharing Office last million living veterans in the which announced price that as of last- June States are disabled as a Bethlehem, governments had of military service. There and Kaiser Industries U.S. Steel noted that the about 45 percent of billion in revenue nearly survivors o other disabled veterans who were in line with a ruling by the Federal Cost of Living Council last and local governments had spent about 40 percent of about died. Wrecked- That ruling permitted the steel industry to raise prices Watt, director of the office, said another Death Protest reflect .higher costs of scrap metal and other materials used in the process through the end of January. The increases had been announced for Jan. 1 and Feb. early last spring showed that state and local, governments had invested. almost billion in revenue snaring funds, some in government securities and -others in bank Spain (AP) -About 500 students protesting, the execution of a young anarchist wrecked the medical school dean's office Tuesday, univer- but were deferred by sources said. council said under the law "The prices of these must be disbursed flMiar lajftus fe? ttr for the most part have not been state and local governments in 1883 by Th- Gazette raised in over a' year, into a trust fund. 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