Monday, March 25, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - March 25, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Mon., Mar. 25. 197 4 Iowa, Tourist States Vie for Gas By Randy Minkoff DES MOINES (UPI) - One of Gov. Robert D. Ray’s top energy advisers said today Iowa will be in direct competition with “vacation” states for increased gasoline allocations in upcoming months. State Geologist Sam Tuthill indicated that the Federal Energy Office (FEO) would make the final determination oni Sam Tuthill lie said the average Iowa mo-jon a “gamble” by the FEO and torist will have to “continue to white House Energy Chief Wil-pul! his belt” in because of jj am gj mon increased fuel needs by state's , .    .    .. - “In effect, when we were farmers to plant crops in the g ran ( C( j our gg percent alloca- s P r,n 8-    tion in March, these supplies However, Tuthill said Iowa s came out of inventories that conservation effort, which he were pegged for future labels as one of the best in the months,” Tuthill said. “Simon nation, has enabled the state to was in effect, borrowing from avoid the long lines at gasoline tomorrow to pay today and tak _ stations and the implementation i n g a calculated risk.” whether Iowa's gasoline alloca- top priority in fuel allocations    ^    ^     sa id    Simon    was tion will receive similar upward    and that Iowa would    not be left     i, ‘ >CJ1Ied    .. tg np dn ’    banking on the end to    the adjustments as was the case in “short.”     1    s . conservation et- ^rab oil embargo and eon March.    “However,    I    must    say    we    are    f° rts continue and tile FEO con- tj nue( j conservation efforts to Tuthill said he was optimistic    in competition with    states like     tmues 10    grant Iowa its 89    per-     avo jj running the nation    into that Iowa's “case’’ would be    Wyoming, Colorado    and Utah     cen *    °f allocation as    was     a sever e gasoline shortage, “heard” by the FEO, and that;for example,” Tuthill said,    granted rn March, the situation the state would be able to obtain Crashes on Iowa Roads Fatal to 5 Office of City Treasurer Reinstated at Manchester adequate levels of gasoline throughout the summer months. Pledge Is Key He said the key was the Nixon administration’s pledge that ag riculture would continue to be a Tuthill praised the work of Ray in “putting forth Iowa's case” in obtaining gasoline supplies up to this point, and expressed confidence that “the FEO will continue to pay heed to our situation.” will remain stable and the state    ‘We re confident the gamble will not have to go to any modi-1    P a >’ off.” Tuthill said, “lf tied rationing plans.     th e    gamble    is    wrong    we    won’t catastrophe by any Outlook a ‘Gamble’ Tuthill, however, warned that much of the entire gasoline availability outlook is resting have a means, but we certainly wdl have to drive less and pull our belts in even further than we are doing at the present time.” Some Attorneys Balk at Client Security Fund Harrison Weber By Harrison Weber Iowa Daily Prest Assn. DES MOINES — Several Iowa attorneys employed by the U.S. government, either in civil service positions or in various appointed capacities, are balking at joining the client security fund created by the Iowa supreme court. The fund was established by the supreme court to protect persons who may be injured by attorney defalcations. One lawyer. Federal Judge Edward McManus, has concluded that the client security fund does not apply to federal judges and has requested and received a “certificate of retirement’ from the Iowa supreme court. Appointment to the federal bench is a lifetime appointment, and strange as it may seem, a person does not have to be licensed to practice law' to be a federal judge. The other federal judges in Iowa have gone along with the security fund; each has paid the $25 annual -assessment made on judges and those performing services for a governmental unit. They are U.S. Circuit Judge Roy Stephenson, Des Moines, and District Judge William Hanson, Fort Dodge and William Stuart, Chariton. $100 Annually At the outset, attorneys in general practice must contribute $100 annually to the fund. The question of Iowa lawyers employed by the federal government participating in the plan was raised initially by Alan Kirshen as assistant U.S. district attorney in the Northern District of Iowa. Kirshen has informed the Iowa supreme court that he has received approval from the U.S. Department of Justice for “vigorous opposition” to the fund as it applies to federal attorneys including, if necessary, litigation. The theory of the fund, he notes in correspondence to members of the court, is the protection of clients from abuses committed by attorneys who represent them. “However,” he said, “attorneys who are employed by the federal government have strictly prescribed statutory duties, and are precluded from the private practice of law by statute or regulation. “Accordingly,” Kirshen said, “there is simply no way that client security can be enhanced by forcing government attorneys to make donations to a fund from which they cannot derive benefit, in the sense that private attorneys benefit from having their clients protected by the fund.” Due Process? In addition. Kirshen ques tioned whether the plan deprives the individual lawyer of due process because the plan conditions the continued right to practice law in the state upon the completion and delivery of an annual statement, questionnaire, and the payment of assessments due, “without providing for notice, hearing or other procedural safeguards.” In response, John H. Nei-man. Des Moines Lawyer who is chairman of the Supreme Court’s Client Security and Attorney Disciplinary Commission, said the Iowa supreme court is supported by the courts of many states in its decision and a decision of the U.S. supreme court. “It is absolutely clear that a state supreme court has a very broad discretion so far as the regulation of attorneys is concerned.” Neiman, in a letter to Kirshen, said: “It seems to me that these decisions control the questions raised by you with regard to whether or not the court has any right to require attorneys employed by the federal government working within the state to pay any assessment under the fund.” —THE ANTIQUE WONDERLAND— “OPEN THURSDAY AT 11 A.M.” ANTIQUE SHOW VETERANS MEMORIAL COLISEUM AT CEDAR RAPIDS THURSDAY-FRIDAY-SATURDAY-SUNDAY DAILY ll A.M. TO IO P.M AN EXPOSITION NO ONE CAN AFFORD TO MISS! ADM.: {1.25 INC.TAX Complete GE Stereo Component Set PLAYS RECORDS 8 TRACK TAPES AM/FM/ FM STEREO RADIO COMPARE THESE FEATURES... 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Deferred *lyO 5 * 3 7 ’- bxclud.no sales tax The annual % rate is 9% Goodyear Service Stores CEDAR RAPIDS—402secondave.se Doily 7:30-5:30 Mon. S Thud. Till 9—Sot. Till 3 MARION — East Edge on Seventh Ave. Daily 7:30-5:30 Thurs. Till 9—Sat. Till 3 By United Press International Five persons W'cre killed on Iowa roads over the weekend, with the most serious accident a two-car crash in Fayette county which claimed the lives of three persons. The triple fatality accident Saturday night killed the drivers of the two cars, Diana Wolff, 26. of Clermont and Allen Hickmann, 22, of rural Postville, and a passenger, Larry Cline, 19, of West Union. Authorities said Hickmann apparently lost control of his car on an icy curve and the auto slammed head-on into the Wolff vehicle. The accident occurred on highway 18 about two miles northeast of Clermont. A tractor accident Saturday took the life of an Osceola county farmer. Prentice Shaw, 55, of Ocheyedan was killed when he apparently lost control of his tractor and the machine overturned. Sheriff's officers said the tractor rolled over in a ditch and Shaw was crushed. The accident occurred on a county road near Allendorf. A Cedar Rapids man was killed Friday night in a two-car collision on a Cedar Rapids city street. Police said a car driven by Floyd Harris collided with another auto driven by Judith Norland, 18, also of Cedar Rapids. Miss Dorland was hospitalized in Cedar Rapids. By Mary Belle MANCHESTER - The office of city treasurer was officially reinstated by the Manchester city council at a special meeting last week on the advice of the city’s bonding attorney. Mrs. Helen M. Knutson was appointed to this position for the specific purpose of the registration and issuance of general obligation or revenue bonds by the city. She will work at the pleasure of the council. Her first job will be the signing of $250,000 of sewer construction bonds approved for issuance at the council’s regular meeting last Monday. In action at a prior meeting, council members had decided to eliminate this office, terming it unnecessary. When the home rule act goes into effect in July 1975, City Manager Garth Arnold noted that the city will not have a need for a city treasurer. Oil Spillage Part of the pollution problem of a dry run in northeast Manchester, according to city officials, was used oil spillage in back of two commercial establishments in the eastern part of the city. The oil was not being emptied properly into pits and eventually found its way into the dry run according to the report. Arnold told the council that he has asked the involved property to be more careful in their elimination of the used oil. A board of adjustment should be created for those people who have had rezoning requests denied by the planning and zoning commission, Arnold suggested to the council. No action was taken on the suggestion. Property Survey An attorney for Tony Anderson, owner of a trailer court in northeast Manchester, appeared before the council to discuss a recent survey concerning Anderson’s property. The survey disclosed that what Anderson thought was his property line included 8 feet of city property on Butler street and about 9 feet on Stiles. The attorney suggested that the city deed the land to Anderson. Action on the matter was referred to the planning and zoning commission. The downtown building at 115 South Franklin street was of Resurfacing of Two Lake Roads Planned ROCK ISLAND — Access roads from the north and east into the Sugar Bottom public use area at Coralville lake will be resurfaced this year, the Rock Island corps of engineers has announced. One access road extends west into the public use area from a Johnson county road between Iowa City and Solon. The second access road extends south into the public use area from the east side of the Mehaffey bridge, which crosses Coralville lake south of Lake Macbride state park. One of the two access roads will remain open for traffic at all times during the resurfacing. Bids for resurfacing the two access roads will be opened at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Rock Island district headquarters. This work will begin within 15 days after the successful bidder receives notice to proceed and the road resurfacing is to be illie (Editor Rapids (£azrttr Established In 1M3 by Th* Gazette Co. and published dolly and Sunday at Third Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 500 52400. Second Class Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Postage paid at Subscription rotes by carrier lf cents week. By mall: Night edition and Sunday 6 Issues *2 25 a month, *24 a  *inernoon editions and Sunday 7 ■___2.50 a month, S25 a year. Other states and U.S. territories S40 a year. No mail subscriptions accepted In areas having Gazette carrier service. The Associated Press Is entitled exclusively to the use for republication of oil the local news printed in this newspaper as well as all AP news dispatches. Kinderkarten Roundup Set at North Liberty NORTH LIBERTY - Kindergarten roundup for children who will attend Penn elementary school here will be held Thursday. Registration sessions will be held between I and 3 p.m. and 7 and 8:30 p.m. Children need not accompany their parents, but a birth certificate is needed. Children must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 15, 1974. ficially designated by Mayor completed 60 days after notice Francis Gosling as a communi- to proceed is received by the ty center.    contractor. Legislative Notes by Frank Nye Sen. Miller's Complaint On Speed Draws 'Hooray' DES MOINES — Hooray for Sen. 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