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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - March 14, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                2 The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Thurs., Mar. l'4, Senate in Svr; Passes 15 DES MOINES In an unexpected reversal of form led by Sen. William Gluba the Iowa senate Thursday noon voted, 27 to 22, to Move Interest Lid ing of 18 percent on finance charges against sales for agricultural purposes and 15 percent for non-agricultural sales. Senate Democratic Leader James Schaben (D-Dunlap) and Sen. C. Joseph Coleman ID-Clare) were successful in getting a 33 to 16 vote io lower the 18 percent agricultural sale figure to 15 percent. Then after a long-winded debate eight Republicans joined 19 Democrats to adopt the 15 percent figure for all sales. Voting against the 15 percent figure were Republicans (19) Bergman, Briles, Burroughs, DeKoster, Griffin, Hultman, Kelly, Lamborn, McCartney, Miller of Marshall, Milligan, Murray, Potter, Rabedeaux, Schwengels, Shaff, Shaw, Taylor, Tieden; Democrats (3) Junkins, Nolin, Robinson. Absent or not voting: Republicans (1) Hansen. The remaining 8 Republicans and 19 Democrats voted for the 15 percent figure. Senator Tom Riley (R-Cedar Rapids) switched his vote from no to yes, so he will be eligible to file a motion to reconsider, Riley said. He hadn't done so by Thursday noon. (Earlier Story on Page an across the board ceiling of 15 percent on consumer credit financing charges for closed-end nslallment contracts. Only Wednesday the senate approved charges ranging from 15 to 30 percent depending on he amount of the purchase. But Ghiba, supported by a majority of the senate's 22 Dem-xrats, filed an amendment fhursday morning to set a City Briefs New Cosmetic face lift kit. A ramatic scientific advance in le field of beauty which re-uces or removes wrinkles, irms and lifts muscle tissue fld leaves the skin looking and seling young and vibrant. You ave to see it to believe it, and e would like to demonstrate it )r you at no charge or obliga-on. Thursday, March 21. Donald Dunlap 'Is Promoted by Martin Marietta Donald C. Dunlap has been named president of the central division of Martin Marietta Ag- gregates, succeeding Marvin J.' Nelson, who retired March 1 The central division, head- quartered in Cedar Rapids, markets aggregate products hroughout Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Illinois. Indiana and Kentucky. Dunlap has been an executive vith Martin Marietta 20 years and has held such central divi- ion management positions a hief engineer, production ma ger, general manager, an most recently vice-presiden perations. Succeeding Dunlap as vie resident-operations will I :ichard B. Peterson, former] ssistant vice-president-open ions. Peterson joined the co oration three years ago. Nelson had been with Marti larietta since March 40 Bells CONIGSBY, England (UPI) ie town clock chimes 40 time 2 a.m. daily and never at an her time. The town counc ays it is considering replacin 7 p.m. Place: Paris Academy of Beauty, 315% 2nd Ave. S.E. 364-1541 for reserva- tions. Number limited. Adv. Beautician, part time. Wilson Beauty Salon, 377-0550.-Adv. Don Carr is back at A-l Bar- ber Service, World. War I Vets and auxiliary will have potluck dinner Sunday noon at the coli- seum. Auxiliary .election of of- ficers, auction and meetings will follow. Shamrocks and green carna- tions, Peck's Office Closed Citizen's Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse office, 400 Third av- enue SE, will be closed Friday .afternoon beginning at noon out of respect for Dr. Leo B. Sedla- cek, who'was active in the Citi- zen's. Committee until his death this week Breasted Chicken. Stadium Lounge. 957 Rockford Kd. SW. Tools Kenneth V. Beyers, 2516 Worthington drive SW, reported Wednesday a tool box valued at the .last week from his residence. Experienced Hair stylist, Cli- entele established. Chateau Beauty Salon. Josie Babcock. High of Iowa Foootball Coach Bob Corri- mings will speak Friday noon at the Masonic Temple on. the.new outlook and hopes'for U. of I. football. Reservations are re- quired. Rent it. Buresh Fish and shrimp served every Friday, 6 to' 9 p.m: Stickney's Scoreboard, Car Entered William Uthoff, 1263 First avenue SE, reported three rolls of stamps valued at and a transistor radio va- lued at were taken Wednes- day from his car while it was parked at the Roosevelt hotel Rent our carpet steam cleaner. A-l Carpet Care. 365- 7657.-Adv. Ellis Golf Course Pro Shop Open, 1973 closeout prices. 1974 models in stock. Used clubs. Adv. Chicago Flower Show Motor Coach tour, March 30th. Travel Transport. 393-8747. Adv. Johnny's Parkway, Cor- ner Ellis'and F Ave. NW. Fri- day Special: Choice of Swiss steak or fish. Served up 'til p.m. Menu dining from 10 a.m. 'til 1 a.m. Carry-out orders wel- come. Adv. 1973 stamp album supple- ments available. Jerome's Adv. Pork Dumpling Supper, Ea- gles Lodge, 202 7th Ave. SE, Friday, March 15, 5 to 8 Adults Children Public Welcome. Adv. Every Friday and Saturday. Hickory smoked Barbecue ribs. 5 p.m. Blue Moon. 3108 1st Ave. NE.-Adv. Reversal by Council on Former Employe Benefits The city council has reverse! itself in a controversy over whether previously-earned se niority and longevity benefits should be given an employe who returns to work for the city after a period in private busi .ess. The case involves Earl 0 Reeve, 115 Twenty-first avenue SW, auto shop foreman in the street department, Reeve worked for (he city from 1954 until 1960, then left to work in private industry until he was rehired by the city in 1962. According to city policy, he was not entitled to any benefits earned during .'his first period of employment. Offered Benefits Reeve, however, said he was offered back benefits as an in- ducement to return to work for the city. He had copies of letters from the shop. foreman and public works superintendent at the time of his re-employment, af- firming the offer of previously- earned benefits. In November of last year, the city council granted Reeve the seniority and longevity from his first period of employ- ment, precipitating a grievance by 51 other employes. t Grievance Committee The central grievance com- mittee heard thescase and rec ommended the council either take away Reeve's additiona benefits or grant the same bene- fits to all other employes whc had returned to work for thi city after an absence. This week the council look th< former course, voting unani mously to allow Reeve only the benefits earned from the star of his second period of employ merit. Public Improvements Com missioner Richard Phillips, who has responsibility over the street department and recom- mended the action, said the change of heart came because the offer to Reeve was not made a person who had authority to make it. Original Thought .Originally, Phillips said, he bought the council was homi- ng the commitment of a pre- v i o u s council, because he bought the offer was made by 'owner Commissioner W.W itolba. The council is not obligated to a commitment made without proper "authority, he in- dicated. Phillips also said granting .the benefits would set a poor prece- dent, because many other city employes are in the same posi- ion as Reeve. Think small, .use a Classified Ad for big results. Place your ad today! and Loan' ciistomerVmay park free for one .hour ip and Shop lot.' including the ramp, t ably won't fake'longer than'five minutes. That gives you the rest of a long hour to shop with us paying the paring fee. And all you need to'do is, ask that your ticket be stamped. So save money and time. Park free with Bohemian, Donald C. Dunlap Witness Summons Pol ice, C.R.Man Faces Charge A man was charged Wednes- day with breaking and enter- ing after a witness spotted him on the street a day after the irk cident took place. John P. Fox, 51, of 526 Sixth street SE, was charged with the burglary Tuesday, in which a soy's billfold containing was taken. Police said a witness saw Fox near the residence of the Rev. Richard A.. Osing, 1365 First, av- enue SW. The witness saw Fox again on Wednesday and called police vho arrested him in the 1300 of Seventh avenue SW. Fox is being held in the Linn ail on bond. Manchester Man Dies In Coggon Area Crash COGGON Glenn Francis Vetler, 49, of Manchester, was killed when his pickup truck was struck by a semi-trailer rig five miles east of Coggon abou p.m. Wednesday. Linn deputies reported he drove his northbound truck through a stop sign Into the path of the westbound semi, driven by Ronald J. Monaghan, 28 route two, Coggon. Vetter was dead on arrival a a Cedar Rapids hospital. His truck was totally demol- ished and the semi and its load of combines sustained an :imated in damages. No one was charged in the ac- cident. Monaghan was not in- jured. Two Accused of Stealing Wire Two men' arrested Wednesday on warrants charg- ng them with taking electrical vire from a business where hey worked. Billy D. McMurrin, 20, of 841 'ourth avenue SE, and his. cous- n, Kenneth Lee McMurrin, 23, f C street SW, were charged ith larceny. Police said the men were liarged with the theft March 5 f electrical, wire fromJM1 and J Seed, 1011 Eighth ave- ue SW. The men were hired by le firm as temporary workers, wlice said. The pair were turned over to le Linn'jail in lieu of bond (piece. Grundy Center Boy Finds Live Honors Four F Lite memberships in (he Iowa State Education Assn. C. R. Fourth avenue high schoc business education teacher i GRUNDY CENTER (UPI) -Parents of a 12-year-old been awarded Io foUr Cedar liuplds educators. Ttutv c d a r Rapids Communlt Schools from until her ret ircment In 197J. Prior to that turned a live explosive device over to Grundy Center llvj ui v i Maxlne E. Groelln, 340 Six-leenlh street SB, a sriido taught In several other low communities. after the boy had in Cedar Rapids schools carried the grenade around until her retirement lu YEARS AGO- U.S. aulh several days. Grundy Center Police Chief Oick Kern said the device was similar to the kind used Io (hat, Innghl In several other Iowa communities. Margaret 0. Knupp, 405 Twentieth street NE, a primary and substitute teacher In delayed answering communist government. accuse lion (hat two American plane flew into Czechoslovakia's ura nium mining region before thej for exploding a house in Community schools driven off. Wellsburg. unfit tinp III Grundy County Sheriff uiuu Her tcuieiiteiu IN Before that, she taught In YEARS AGO -Army am Marten speculated that if Liberators "dropped 50 ton device had gone off while in Hoffman bombs on Wake island. aoy's possession, "he Meadowbrook drive SE, have lost an arm, his eyesight or his teacher in Cedar Rapids Community CRAVEN DENTIST Authorities said the boy many years until her he grenade simulator at a plant in Grundy Center in 1973. Prior to that, she taught In several other 1 13 111 if, Mil, workers have been on Molnll Mown utjr Sioux Cily since Feb. June Williams, Giving you the BEST Service; backed by 20 Years Experience. 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