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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - March 21, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                Telephone Directory Recycling Project Again Planned in C.R. Johnson Supervisors Table Auditor's Contract Action For the third straight year a telephone directory recycling project will coincide with deli very of new Cedar Kapids area for phone books. Distribution of more than new directories wi'S begun Wednesday by Northwes tern Bell. It is expected to be completed in two weeks. According to Jerry' Sehaub Northwestern Bell manager fewer directories are being dis tributed this year due to the na tionwide paper shortage. "To help relieve the shortage we're asking our customers to take their directories with them 1 they fnove and list frequently called numbers on a card near any phone that doesn't have a directory." The telephone company am the Salvation Army also are asking residents to recycle the old books by placing them in the nearest Salvation Army drop box. i Billed Books All the old directories collect- ed will be tied into bales by the Salvation Army and taken to the Riley Survey Goes Against Longer Trucks Respondents to a question- naire mailed by state Sen. Tom Riley (R-Cedar Rapids) came out strongly against longer trucks and eliminating the 6( percent majority in bond issues; and solidly backed collective bargaining for public employes and tougher laws on obscenity. Nearly persons mailed responses to the Riley question- naire. By a 586 to 367 margin, they opposed the idea of a simp- le majority replacing 60 percenl approval in bond issues. Legalizing of 65-foot double- bottom trucks was rejected, 604 to 305; while 651 said- there should be tougher obscenity laws, 251 disagreeing. Collective bargaining for public employes was backed 503 to 372. Following are results of the poll oh other questions, with the number of "no opinion" votes not listed: .Should smoking be restricted lii public buildings and transpor- tation'systems? Yes, 704. No, 195.. Do you favor allowing retail charge accounts to carry a 1.5 percent service charge per month? Yes, 369. Should, some type of no fault insurance plan be adopted? Yes, 628. No, 170. Do you favor some kind ol public financing of political campaigns to reduce improper influence? Yes, 566. No, 329. Should state financial aid to schools be increased? Yes, 602. No, 261. Should laws be enacted to prevent growth of 'giant cor- porate farming and livestock feeding operations in Iowa? Yes, 706. No, 177. Do you favor the creation of a department of transportation to coordinate regulation and devel- opment of Iowa's various trans- portation systems? Yes, 650. No, 197. Should Iowa use tax revenues to subsidize mass, transit such as railroads and city buses? 'Yes, 524. No, 344. Should environmental stan- dards be made less restrictive or postponed until the energy crisis is over? Yes, 511. No, 392. Should the state sales tax on food and prescription drugs be repealed? Yes, 717. No, 194. DISHWASHER REPLACEMENT CENTER Quilt-In Feature-Packed 'Potgcrubber Dishwasher MODEL OSD Ml General Electrlo can you Ihli, Because we have the that will do Hilt. 349' ateris Open Mon. Tim III 9 Open Snlurdny 1062ndAvo. SW 363-0283 Packaging Corp. of America's plant in Tama. Once there, they'll be turned into cartons Items ranging from soap io cereal. Locations of the drop boxes in the Cedar Rapids area have been printed on a flyer and in- serted in the new directories. There will be no special pick- ups. A few of the drop boxes men- tioned in the list are located in Cedar Rapids at the Hy-Vee Food stores at Forty-second and Oakland road NE and 2711 Ml. Vemon road SE, the Skclly station at 1822 Johnson avenue NW, the Dlask-U-Save at 1532 Ellis boulevard, May's City at 3113 Sixteenth avenue SW, the Target store at 4501 First ave- nue SE and the Northwestern Belt business office, 615 Third avenue SE. Marion Locations In Marion, customers can drop their books in the boxes located at the Hy-Vee, Food store, 2500 Seventh avenue, and the Goodyear store, 3270 Sev- enth avenue. Vinton customers may drop their books in the box at the Fareway store at A avenue and Fifth street. In Mt. Vernon, the Salvation Army drop box is at the Super Valu store at the junction of highways 30 and 1. In all other communities listr ed in the directory, books may tion Army drop bos or given the Salvation Army represent- ative when he calls. Support Program Money the Salvation Army re- ceives from the books will go to help support its program to re- habilitate men, said Capt. Ed- ward Jarvis, director of the Sal- vation Army Men's Social cei> ter. i L According to Sehaub, the com- pany hopes to collect 30 tons of directories in this .area. This compares to the 100 tons being distributed. This year's directory cover features a reproduction of the painting "Stone City" by Grant Wood, one of Iowa's best known artists. The painting was first exhibited at the Iowa State fair in DCS Moines in 1930 and is a part of the permanent collection of the Joslyn art museum in Omaha. Couples Appeal Condemnation Award on Land Two Central City couples have filed suit in Linn district courl appealing condemnation jury awards for property along the route of the reconstructed high- way 13 north of Central City. William P. and Lois Clark are asking damages for their 10.69 acres. The (condemnation jury awarded them They claim the rerouted high- way will cut across their farm diagonally and their house, barn and other buildings will be sepa- rated from the remainder of the farm. The sightliness of the farm and a spring will be destroyed and drainage problems and ad- be dropped at the nearest Salva- ditional fencing will result from Ronald F. and Donna Mae Smith seek for 12.24 acres right-of-way and 1.4 acres easement. The condemna- tion jury awarded them They similarly report the highway will separate their house and buildings from. the remainder of the farm. They also claim the road will run so close to a barn the entire method .of feeding, stock wil have to be changed. dis- processing chajrmal IOWA CITY The Johnson county board of supervisors' Wednesday voted unamiously to table" an action seeking a de- claratory judgment from Irict court on the legality of a contract between the county au- ditor and a data firm. Previously, the board instruct- ed County Atty. Carl Goctz to ask for a legal opinion regard- ing a contract the auditor, De- lores Rogers, has with Iowa Data Processing, Inc., of Cedar Rapids. Wednesday, Goelz requested a clarification suggesting that Data Processing be named as a co-defendant in any legal suit. Mrs. Rogers immediately re- torted "Here we go again... She said, "I think Carl is off the mark, dragging Iowa Data into this." The supervisors, criticized in past for dealing in personal- ities rather than issues, individ- ually expressed a desire to shul off any angry exchanges. Boare m Richard Bartel sale "I don't want to start this all over again." Supervisor Robert Burns agreed and the board voted to table the earlier action. Kim Klopcich, Fort Atkinson, iled guilty last week in magis- rate's court to charge of pos- session of controlled substance and sentencing was deferred until June 14. 30 YEARS AGO The British government announced a secret military zone, 10 miles deep anc stretching along 600 miles of England's south and east coasl would be established April 1. 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