Cedar Rapids Gazette, March 14, 1974, Page 4

Cedar Rapids Gazette

March 14, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - March 14, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Thurs., Mar. 14. 1974 Senate in Surprise Move Passes 75% Interest Lid DES MOINES - In an unexpected reversal of form led by Sen. William Gluba (D-Daven-port), the Iowa senate Thursday noon voted. 27 to 22, to establish (Earlier Story on Page 5) an across the board ceiling of 15 percent on consumer credit financing charges for closed-end installment contracts. Only Wednesday the senate approved charges ranging from 15 to 30 percent depending on the amount of the purchase. But Gluba, supported by a majority of the senate’s 22 Democrats, filed an amendment Thursday morning to set a ceil- City Briefs Donald Dunlap Is Promoted by Martin Marietta ing of 18 percent on finance charges against sales for agricultural purposes and 15 percent for non-agricultural sales. S e n a te Democratic leader James Schaben (D-Dunlap) and Sen. C. Joseph Coleman (D-Clare) were successful in getting a 33 to 16 vote to 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, I.amborn, McCartney, Miller of Marshall. Milligan, Murray, Potter, Kabedeaux, Schwengels, Shaff, Shaw, Taylor, Tieden; Democrats <3) — Jtmkins, Nolin, Robinson. Absent or not voting: Republicans (I) — Hansen. The remaining 8 Republicans and 19 Democrats voted for the j 15 percent figure. Senator Tom Riley (R-Cedar Rapids) switched his from no to yes, so he will be eli gible to file a motion to recon-|other done so bv Thursdav noon New Cosmetic face lift kit. A dramatic scientific advance in the field of beauty which re duces or removes wrinkles, firms and lifts muscle tissue and leaves the skin looking and feeling young and vibrant. You have to see it to believe it, and we would like to demonstrate it for you at no charge or obligation. Thursday, March 21. Time: 7 p.m. Place: Paris Academy of Beauty, 315Va 2nd Ave. S.E. Phone: 364-1541 for reservations. Number limited. — Adv. * * * Beautician, part time. Wilson Beauty Salon, 377-0550.—Adv. *    *    * Don Carr is back at A l Barber Service, Hiawatha.—Adv. *    *    * World War I Vets — Members and auxiliary will have potluck dinner Sunday noon at the coliseum. Auxiliary election of officers, auction and meetings will follow. *    *    * Shamrocks    and    green carna tions, Peck’s Flowers.—Adv. *    *    * Office Closed —The Citizen's Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse office, 400 Third avenue SE, will be closed Friday afternoon beginning at noon out of respect for Dr. Leo B. Sedla-cek, who was active in the Citizen’s Committee until his death this week. ♦    *    * Broasted Chicken. Stadium the city Lounge. 957 Rockford Rd SW. i 364-0976. —Adv. ♦    *    * Tools Missing — Kenneth V. Revers, 2516 Worthington drive SW, reported Wednesday a tool box containing tools valued at $200 was taken during the last week from his residence. *    *    * Experienced Hair stylist, Cli-e n t e Ie established. Chateau j by 51 other employes Babcock Donald C. Dunlap has been named president of the central division of Martin Marietta Aggregates, succeeding Marvin J. Nelson, who retired March I The central division, headquartered in Cedar Rapids, markets aggregate products throughout I o w a , Missouri, Kansas, Illinois. Indiana and Kentucky. Dunlap has been an executive with Martin Marietta 20 years and has held such central divi sion management positions as i chief engineer production man- Witness Summons Donald C. Dunlap ager, general manager, and most recently vice-president-operations Succeeding Dunlap as vice-president-operations will be Richard B. Peterson, formerly assistant vice-president-opera-tions. Peterson joined the corporation three years ago. Nelson had been with Martin Marietta since March 31, 1938. Police, C.R. Man Faces Charge A man was charged Wednas day with breaking and entering after a witness spotted him on the street a day after the in cident took place. John P. Fox, 51, of 526 Sixth street SE, was charged with the burglary Tuesday, in which a CONIGSBY England (UPI) -lbov*s bi,|foId containing $4 was vote; The town clock chimes 40 times ' at 2 a.m. daily and never at anvj en* time. The town council p0,ice *aid a witness saw Fox 40 Bells lit. sider. Riley said. He hadn’t :says is considering replacing near the residence of the Rev. Richard A. Osing, 1365 First avenue SW. The witness saw Fox again on Wednesday and called police who arrested him in the 1300 block of Seventh avenue SW. Fox is being held in the Linn jail on $2,500 bond. Reversal by Council on Former Employe Benefits The city council has reversed jmittee heard the case and recused in a controversy over | ommended the council either whether previously-earned se-1 niority and longevity benefits should be given an employe who returns to work for the city after a period in private busi- had returned to work ness-    city    after    an    absence. The case involves Earl O. This week the council took the Reeve, 115 Twenty-first avenue former course, voting unani-SW. auto shop foreman in the mously to allow Reeve only the take away Reeve's additional benefits or grant the same benefits to all other employes who for the Manchester Man Dies In Coggon Area Crash COGGON — Glenn Francis Vetter, 49, of Manchester, was killed when his pickup truck was struck by a semi-trailer rig five miles east of Coggon about 6:40 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 at a Cedar Rapids hospital. His truck was totally demolished and the semi and its load of combines sustained an estimated $50,000 in damages. No one was charged in the accident. Monaghan was not injured. Two Accused of Stealing Wire Two men were arrested Wednesday on warrants charging them with taking electrical wire from a business where they worked. Billy D. McMurrin, 20. of 841 Fourth avenue SE, and his cousin. Kenneth Lee McMurrin, 23. C street SW, were charged with larceny. Police said the men were charged with the theft March 5 of electrical wire from M and J Feed and Seed, IOU Eighth avenue SW. The men were hired by the firm as temporary workers, police said. The pair were turned over to the Linn jail in lieu of $125 bond apiece Grundy Center Boy Finds Live Grenade GRUNDY CENTER (UPI) -Parents of a 12-year-oid boy turned a live explosive device over to Grundy Center police after the boy had apparently carried the grenade around for several days. Grundy Center Police Chief Dick Kern said the device was similar to the kind used recently for exploding a house in nearby Wellsburg. Grundy County Sheriff Bill Marten speculated that if the device had gone off while in the boy’s possession, “he could have lost an arm, his eyesight or his life.” Authorities said the boy found the grenade simulator at a plant in Grundy Center where workers have been on strike since Feb. 2. ISEA Honor* Four Life memberships In the Iowa State Education Assn. (ISSA) have been awarded to loin' Cedar Rapids educators They are Maxine K. Gmelin, 340 Sixteenth street SE. a grade teach or in Cedar Rapids schools from 1942 until her retirement in 1973 Prior to that, she taught In several other Iowa communities. Margaret O. Kniipp, 405 Twentieth street NE, a primary and substitute teacher in Cedar Rapids Community schools from 1929 until her retirement in 1972. Before that, she taught In Humboldt schools. Margaret Hoffman Luvans, 2567 Meadowbrook drive SE. a kindergarten teacher in Cedar Rapids Community Schools for many years until her retirement in 1973. Prior to that, she taught in several other Iowa communities. Jeanette June Williams, 1238 Retired C. R. Teachers Fourth avenue SE, a high school business education teacher in O e d a r Rapids Community Schools from 1938 until her retirement in 1973. Prior to that, she taught in .several other Iowa communities 20 YEARS AGO U.S. auth orities delayed answering a communist government accusa lion (hat two American planes flew into Czechoslovakia’s uranium mining region before (hey were driven off. 30 YEARS AGO -Army and navy Liberators dropped 50 tons of bombs on Wake island. DR. CRAVEN . DENTIST PRACTICE LIMITED TO DENTURE WORK 113 IO Av*. SE, C*dor Rapid*, I*. Dei Moines • Moion City Sioux City Giving you the BEST Service; backed by 20 Years Experience. Call For All Your Electrical Work 364-511 I Commercial Industrial Residential street department. Reeve worked for the 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 inducement to return to work for benefits earned from the start of his second period of employment. Public Improvements Commissioner Richard Phillips, who has responsibility over the street department and recommended the action, said the change of heart came because the offer to Reeve was not made by a person who had authority to make it. Original Thought Originally, Phillips said. Opel Sales Rally ALLOT! 2 DAYS ONLY TOMORROW AND SATURDAY ■PiHHP he He had copies of letters from thought the council was honor-the shop foreman and public in8 I He commitment of a preworks superintendent at the v i o u s council, because he time of his re-employment, af-;?hought the offer was made by BIG firming the offer of previously-earned benefits. In November of last year, the former Commissioner W W. Stolba. The council is not obligated to a Beauty Salon. Josie 363-6897 —Adv. ♦ * * High Twelve—University of Iowa Foootball Coach Bob Com-mings will speak Friday noon at the Masonic Temple on the new outlook and hopes for U. of I. football. Reservations are required. ♦    *    * Rent it—Try' it—Like it—Buy it. Buresh Rental.—Adv. ♦    *    * Fish and shrimp served every Friday, 6 to 9 p.m. Stickney’s Scoreboard. Marion.—Adv. ♦    *    * Car Entered — William Uthoff, 1263 First avenue SE, reported three rolls of stamps valued at $30 and a transistor radio valued at $30 were taken Wednesday 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 clubs, 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, Corner Ellis and F Ave. NW. Friday Special: Choice of Swiss steak or fish. Served up ’til 8:30 p m. Menu dining from IO a rn. 'til I a rn. Carry-out orders welcome. — Adv. ♦    *    * 1973 stamp album supplements available. Jerome’s. — Adv. *    *    * Pork - Dumpling Supper, Eagles Lodge, 202    7th Ave. SE, Friday, March 15, 5 to 8. Adults $2.00, Children $1.50. Public Welcome. — Adv. *    *    * Every Friday and Saturday. Hickory smoked Barbecue ribs. 5 p.m. Blue Moon. 3108 1st Ave. NE.—Adv. city council granted Reeve the■ Donor a commitment made: seniority and longevity pay without proper authority, he inborn his first period of employ- dicated. ment, precipitating a grievance Phillips also said granting the j benefits would set a poor prece-| dent, because many other city! employes are in the same posi-grievance com- tion as Reeve. Grievance Committee The central ■im ^asitia FREE! rn IllJlif Bohemian Savings and Loan customers may park free for one hour in any Park and Shop lot, including the nearby 4th Street ramp. Your business with us probably won’t take longer than five minutes. That gives you the rest of a long hour to shop — with us paying the parking fee. And all you need to do is ask that your ticket be stamped. So save money and time. Park free with Bohemian. ohemian Savings and Loan Association 320 Third Street S E Cedar Rapids, Iowa Telephone 364-0153 ECONOMY CAR Opel. The best selling car in Germany. Because we're Iowa's top Opel Dealer, General Motors gave us an extra allotment of Opets for March . . . and we've put them all ON SALB! GREAT DEALS! TOP TRADE-IN ALLOWANCES (even on big conventional used cart) RALLY SPECIALS ON OPEL ACCESSORIES Air Conditioning — installed, complete: *299 Deluxe AM-FM Radio: *79 Set of 4 Michelin or Uniroyal steel-belted radial tires, exchange: *99 with the purchase of J new Opel from stock during our 2-day Opel Sales Rally    —.    - . FREE AMANA MINI-VACATION! l ake a short Test Drive in an Opel and register for a free Mini-Vacation at the Amana Holiday Inn. Includes Deluxe room for 2 nights, one dinner for two and breakfast for two. OPELS EVERYWHERE . . . both our ALLEN MOTOR and ALLEN IMPORTS Showrooms are Jam Packed with New Opels All Serviced and Ready to Go . . . Make Your Kind of Deal and Drive One Home. TOMORROW UNTIL 9 PM SATURDAY UNTIL 4 PM Think small, use a Classified Ad for big results. Place your ad today! ALUM II^IP©fi§Y IQM FIRST/VENUE NORTH EAST A* A ;

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