Wednesday, March 27, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - March 27, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 2A Cedar Kapids Gaiettp: Mar. 27, No Linn Republicans Seeking County Posts, Four for State By Dale Kuetcr Political watchers Decision Sought on Probe of chasei Property Ownership iaht huun; in Linn Eight traffic violations have been issued against a mail who' A dispute has arisen over Ihcidone until ownership of the .__. p n led police on a chase of property that had properly is determined. James (D-Ccdar William Faehes, Democrat, will throuVh icv streets ovvnet' Mr- H asks the court to declare (will seek re-election. No an- 1 not seek re-election. Democrats; county are wondering if there has ever been such a drouth of Republican candidates at a time so close to filing deadlines. By Friday midnight, anyone planning to run for state office, including the legislature, must have filed papers with the sec- retary of state. Deadline for fil- ing for county office is 6 p.m. April 10. nounced Republican candidate. William Martin and Eugene Ko- In a i( d i t i G ii, Geral !Mrs. James Rascher of luunceu ncpuuiicau caiiuiuaie. ivmiaiii uuium miu nugeuu nu- _. House district 28: Incumbent No was charged with I'allv Horn (D-Cedar RamdsVPUDllca" wnaiuaie. ___ imi.rHn.. in At driving at the time, of the inci-! murder in the beating death of nounccd Republican candidate. ibis wife, Leone, Jan. 2, 1973. seek re-ebction. No an-! Supervisor (one Incum- bent Democrat William Martial he was found to be Schmidt with incompetent to stand t her Hasoher or Mrs, Rascher's estate owns the half of the properly that-belonged to Mrs. Rascher in the joint ten- House district 29: Incumbent Riitas (D-Marion) Stanley chaiged '.linsberg, Paul Huber, and L. E. Reading havcivchiclcs- ancy. seek re-election Jay Kacena ofi j counts of striking unattended! allli bee" lldd a Marion has announced on the Republican side. House district 30: Incumbent i one count each ofjnursinS home. So far, there are no an- nounced Republican candidates for the four county seats up for Jjamcs Jordan (D-Marion) "announced No Republican Can-i''ecklcss driving, disobeying aj Linn district court Tues- ididate jtraffic signal, driving the wrongW. a bank serving as conscr- way on a one-way street, for Rascher filed suit election this fall recorder county attorney, treasurer am a supervisor seat. All are for four-year terms. GOP Legislators In the legislature, where Democrats outnumber Republi- cans now six to three in the seek re-election. Republican candidate expected to announce. Democrat Carl Newell of Cedar Rapids has announced. Senate district 13: Incumbent Tom Riley (R-Cedar Rapids) is running for congress. Norris; Dobbin of Cedar Rapids has an- major Linn county area, GOP incumbents have two an- nounced they will seek re-elec- tion, and two others have an- nounced they will be candidates. "That doesn't mean we won't have any county said Linn Republican Chairman Frances Palmer. She said the party has been concentrating on filling legisla- tive candidate slots this week. ''Some potential candidates have been waiting, .trying to make sure they won't be in a primary she said. "Most would prefer not to get in a primary, and everyone is looking at what it is "going to cost them to run an election." She said those who do an- nounce on the Republican side "won't do so as a frivolous thought. They will be serious candidates." No Apathy Mrs. Palmer said she doesn't sense any apathy in the Repub- lican party locally. While she said no one has said so bluntly. "I'm sure Watergate has had some effect on party contribu- tions." She hastened to point out local Republicans had nothing to do with Watergate. "Someone did something wrong, and it should be checked to the bottom, both sides. Demo- crats have some cf the same she said. "I-think campaign disclosure, while a lot of work for the par- ties, is the best thing that's ever happened." The Candidates Here is the current lineup of candidates in the Linn coonty area: House district 25: Democratic Incumbent John Patchett (North Liberty) will seek re- election. No Republican can- didate, but two considering. House district 26: Incumbent Rep. Joan Lipsky (R-Cedar Rap- ids) will seek re-election. No announced Democratic candi- date. House district 27: Incumbent Couiity treasurer: Incumbent Democrat James Hennessey has not announced. Republican can- didate expected. Bids Opened for Water Main Work Lametti and Sons, Inc., Min- nounced on the Republican side.jneapolis, was the apparent low James Redmond has announced j bidder Tuesday for relocating a on the Democratic side. Senate district 14: Incumbent Cloyd Robinson (D-Cedar Rap- ids) is a holdover, but he is a candidate lor s e c r e t a r y of state. If elected as secretary of state, a special election would be held to fill his senate seat. Senate district 15: Incumbent Ralph Potter (R-Marion) will seek re-election. Steve Severn of Marion has announced on the Democratic side. water main at the intersection of highway 30 and Bowling street SW and at Sixth street and Waconia avenue SW. The company bid for the job, and was the only one of to have his vehicle under con- against the irol, attempting to elude police Rascher in officers and failure to exchange information and offer aid after an accident. Police said Schmidt was in- volved in a four-car collision in the 300 block of Tenth street SE. When police arrived at the ac- cident scene, an officer told Schmidt to drive around a corner and wait for further in- structions. Schmidt drove off in- stead, police said. A seven-minute chase ensued, in which two parked cars and a pursuing squad car were dam- five bidders under the engi-aged. neer's estimate of Schmidt was apprehended fol- The bids were referred for study to the engineering firm of Shive-Hattery and Associates. Other bids were Dave Schmitt Claim Against IRS Agents Rejected Federal Judge Edward Mc- Manus Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit filed by LeMars accountant Fay Anderson against two Internal Revenue Service agents. McManus also ordered Ander- son to pay legal costs incurred by the agents, Earl Langen- walter, Davenport, and Donald E. Archer, a Cedar Rapids agent who lives in Anamosa. Anderson was arrested in April of 1973 and charged with fraudulent preparation of a client's income tax returns. He claimed the IRS violated his constitutional rights by in- ducing him, through the use of aliases and false facts and infor- mation, to prepare false re-j turns. Anderson had asked damages from each of! the two agents. j In dismissing the suit, Mc-j Manus ruled the IRS employes were acling within the scope of! authorized duties. 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