Cedar Rapids Gazette, March 21, 1974, Page 3

Cedar Rapids Gazette

March 21, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - March 21, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 2 The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Thurs., alar. 21, 1914 Kane To Seek Re-election As County Recorde E. K. "Pat" Kane, Lin c o u n ty recorder, announce Thursday he is a candidate f the Democratic nomination f re-election to that post. In announcing that he is see ing his third term as E. F. Kane Kane said he believes his te years' experience in county ernment will be beneficial in h continuing to provide the publi with efficient and courteous ser vice. Kane, 47, of 910 Blairs Ferrj road, Marion, and his wife, Rosella, have four children, Elizabeth, Daniel, Kevin and Rcncc. He is a native lowan and wa educated in Iowa public schools After serving in the U.S. navy ii World war II he attended low; State .Teachers college and Co college. Kane is a member of St. Jo s e p h' s Catholic church Marion. He has been a Marion resident since 1956. He is a member of the Amerl can Legion, Knights of Colum bus. and is president of thi Marion Independent AFS chapter. He has served five years as a member of the Iowa State Recorders Assn. legislative committee and is in his sec- ond year on the board of directors of the International Assn. of Clerks, Recorders, Election Officials and Treasur- ers. He is an alternate direc- tor of the IPERS Improvement Assn. Kane has served -eight years on the Linn County Democratic Central Committee and has completed three years as pres- ident of the Marion Democratic club. Airport Unit McCormick (Continued from Page 1.) store food prices are "most like- ly" to rise 12 percent this year still is sound. In 1973, food store prices jumped 16 percent, ac- cording to the USA method of averaging them over an entire 12-month span. Butz told reporters that he believed most of the 1974 food price rise already has occurred. In its report on workers earn- ings, the labor department said the average weekly earnings of a married worker with three dependents was 5147.10 in Feb- ruary, compared with a year earlier. But because of the effects of inflation and a de- crease in average weekly hours, real average weekly earnings over the year were down 3.9 percent, the report said. Study Plans The Linn-Johnson counties re- g i o n a 1 airport commission Wednesday afternoon approved revised plans for a regional air- port study. The study will define a region and establish criteria for devel- opment of a regional airport system. The commission initially ap- proved plans for the study last August. However, the FAA (Fed- eral Aviation Administration) recommended costs of the plan DC reduced in all phases, Robert Uilgenberg, committee execu- tive director of the Johnson! 18th district. Seeks Re-election DES MOINES State Rep. Chester) announced Thurs- day he will be a candidate for re-election to a fourth term on Storms in South Cause 4 Deaths By Associated Press Four deaths and more than injuries were reported Rep. Harold McCormicIt the Democratic ticket from tli Thursday as a squall line brought severe and high winds across Southeast. The winds smashed and flat (Continued from Page 1.) miltee for the Re-Election of a Democratic Congress, a quasi- official fund-raising group head- id .by Robert Strauss, who later became parly chairman. He says it has no provision for public financing of congrcs sional races. "Here's Your Chance" "In fact, it is an incumbents protection act cleverly dc- Car Crashes Through Bridge, Driver Unhurt QUASQUETON Steven the bridge about four miles northwest of Quasquetou. The Buchanan comity sheriff's office charged Kirby with fail- ure to have his vehicle under control and violation of rcgistra- thunderstorms! Milk Uroup Wing the) The Strauss committee wa: listed as having raised for house candidates and signed to increase the tages of those already fice." advan- in of- tened mobile homes, lifted roof- tops, felled radio station towers the party banner. for senatorial hopeful: county regional planning mission, reported. Costs of the plan have been reduced from to with most of the cut coming in consultant fees, he said. The federal government will cover two-thirds of the cost with he Johnson county planning commission providing one-thirc if the remainder and he Linn county regional plan- ling commission providing the ilher two-thirds of the remaind- Work on the study will be .one by R. Dickson Speas, Inc.: Mahassez, N.Y., and the John- on and Linn county regional ilanning staffs. Hilgenberg said FAA approv- il of the revised study is expect- d in four to five weeks, with le study itself expected to take ine to 12 months. Don Gardner, Cedar Rapids irport commission chairman, aid a authority may never become reality, but le study would still provide in- ormation for decisions on area irport needs. The revised study already has pproval from the Linn county egional planning commission nd the Johnson county regional commission re- I anning jproved the plan Wednesday ight, providing the go-ahead ir the final FAA application for ederal funds. .inn Democrats et Platform Committee Meet The Linn county Democratic party platform committee will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday to study results of an opinion poll taken at the recent precinct caucuses on some 100 issues. Democrats were asked to mark the top 20 issues. The final tabulations of the poll are the same as reported in The Ga- zette Sunday. The top issue as reflected by the poll is the completion, of thorough impeachment proceed- ings of President Nixon. The platform committee meeting is open to the public. It is being held at the Joint County School building. 4401 Sixth street SW. McCormick, 63, is a furnitur store owner-operator. He is the ranking Democrat! member of the house state ernment committee and is member of the house ways means and commerce commil tees. His 18th district embrace part of Fayette, Clayton, Du buque and Delaware counties. Man, 72, Stricken In House Gallery DES MOINES for- mer director of the Iowa Sol Conservation committee suf- fered a heart attack Thursday in the gallery of the Iowa house. Frank Mendell, 72, Des Moines, was reported in critical condition at Des Moines Gener- al hospital where he was under- going emergency treatment. Mendell was discovered in the gallery by Rep. William Grif- :ee Mendell was treated at the >tate house by Dr. Stanley iaugland, Lake Mills, who was assigned as the doctor of the day for the capitol. Dr. Haugland was assisted jy Dr. Donald Ottlie, Oelwein, vho had been visiting the legis- ature. and toppled trees and power lines. Citizens reported sighting tor- nadoes, but the National Weath er Service was unable to con firm that twisters rather thai gusting winds were responsible for the damage. In one city Columbus, Ga., the winds were up to 100 miles per hour. Damage was reported heav- iest along the leading edge oi the line, in Louisiana, Missis- sippi and Alabama, with lesser damage in Georgia and Tennes- see. Relatively slight damage was reported in Florida and North and South Carolina. More than 50 injuries, none serious, were reported in the various states. A Natchiloches, La., man, Cutrer, 69, suffered a :ieart attack as he sought shel- ter from the storms, authorities A building collapsed near Zwolle, La., felling a man iden- :ified only as Chubby McFer- :-in, in his 50s. Banks county, Ga., sheriff's officers said Ed Brock, about 16, of Commerce was hit by a car and killed in early morning darkness as he directed traffic around downed telephone lines. A 21-year-old Montezuma, Ja., woman apparently was rushed to death when high vinds blew her mobile home 20 eet off its foundation, officials aid. She was identified as Ber- ha Yoder Brennan. It's easy, it's fun, it's ihexpen- ive, it's resultful it's Ga- ette want adsl Looking for more storage space? Sell your don't needs with a want ad. She flfcJar Saptas (Sasrflr bird Ave. SE, Ccdor Rapids, Iowa 52406. _Sccond_ Class Postage paid crt Cedar Rapids, Iowa. You might like to know thut... we are the only locally- owned, independent Optical Dispensary in the Cedar Rapids area. Now in the New IE Tower BODE OPTICAL DISPENSARY Open Daily 'til Wed. Sal. 'til Noon 20C Pint St. 5E Suite 1802 363-7891 The largest giver among busi ness and professional ranks was the Committee for Thorough Agricultural Political Education the political wing of the As sociated Milk Producers, Inc It gave for Democratic house campaigners and for senatorial candidates. The biggest labor union gifts came from the national AFL- CIO Committee on Political Edu cation, which gave more than to Democratic congres sional candidates. Common Cause has been ac- tive in electoral reform and is a chief advocate of public financ- ing for federal elections. Hays Rapped It was a Common Cause law- suit that forced President N'ix- re-election committee to disclose, the sources uf his early campaign receipts, including money that figured in the Wa; :ergate scandal. However, Common Cause con- :ends it is Democratic leader- ship in congress, particularly lhairman Wayne Hays (Ohio) of the house administration committee, which is holding up electoral reform. "The only significant opportu- nity _ this congress will have to prevent future Watergates is campaign finance the ad said. "Why has the house Democratic leadership permit ed Hays to stall for 15 months in presenting any campaign finance reform egislation? "After 15 months of stall, Vayne Hays finally says he's about to come forth with a bill. Democratic fund-raising dinner. It said: "If you've been hankering loi meet the special here's your chance. They'll all! be there. Small-time special in-1 terests will send a single repre- sentative and pay for the privilege. Big-lime special inter- ests will take a table for 10 at Kirby, 20, of Quasquelon. es- jcaped injury early Thursday when his car ran off a bridge; and landed upside down in a1______.------------ creek. Today's budding musicians Authorities said Kirby was aro for good used musi- had cal instruments. Why not sell dropped when the car went off yours will) a want ad.' shattering the front and rear windows of the limousine. Bea- ton tried to fire back, but his gun jammed. The man also shot Consta- ble Michael Hills, on foot pa- trol nearby, and Journalist Brian McConnell when they tried to intervene. Hills man- aged to get off a warning on his walkie-talkie before he collapsed. 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