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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - April 12, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Park Renovation Plan Gets Park Board Okay Marion's park board approvedino fires except in fireplaces the general plan for city park and-or designated areas. _. (juuiu uy uctny i annei Three Indian Creek school second graders demonstrate the Hawaiian dance the hu- ktiu, at a Hawaiian luau held recently at the school. Girls are, left to right, Melissa Bradley, 8 route 1; Kathy Yoder, 8, 1125 Indian Creek road, and Susan Justice, 7, route 3. The luau culminated a unit of study on Hawaii by the second graders. Besides the dance, the stu- dents played Hawaiian games. renovation at a meeting held Friday in the park. The board authorized its engi- neering consultants, Shive anc Hattery Associates, to proceec with preparation of plans anc specifications. The board adopted a set ol rules and regulations for its parks. The rules and regulations go into effect immediately. They are: by Larry Tanner No bikes, SCOOterS or motor -Impeachment- (Continued from Page 1.) 1971 and had been aware o White House interest in the ta? problems of movie star Johr Wayne. Jaworski Tax Probe of Dozen Persons: Saxbe WASHINGTON (AP) The special Watergate prosecutoi has been authorized to proceed with tax investigations involving more than a dozen persons Atty. Gen. Saxbe says. But presidential tax lawye Frank DeMarco, the only per son identified by Saxbe, said hi has not been contacted by any one from the prosecutor's offia or the justice department. Saxbe told reporters Thursdaj that special prosecutor Leon Ja worski inquired about a week ago as to whether his jurisdic tion covered tax matters ant DeMarco, who prepared Pres ident Nixon's tax returns for 1969 through 1972. Saxbe said he told Jaworsk that the charter spelling out the prosecutor's responsibilities was broad enough to cover the issue. Asked by a reporter whether Jaworski might also have au thority to investigate Nixon's tax returns, Saxbe replied, think that's basically what he asked, isn't it? Why else did he write me a The attorney general also said that Jaworski has asked him several times to request tax-re- turn and other information on several Watergate figures from the IRS. "I authorized Mr. Jaworski and requested on Mr. Ja- worski's behalf information on a dozen or 15 who I have not Saxbe said. Arraignment Set TOLEDO Jerry R. Schulter- Ic, address not given but he is employed in Waterloo, was charged Wednesday in a county attorney's information with drunk driving. He is to appear in Tama county district court Wednesday for arraignment. Schutterle was arrested March 30 by a Traer police officer who reportedly observed him run a red. signal light in Traer. He reportedly refused blood alcohol and breath tests. Marijuana Bust Big Break for Unknown Artist LOS ANGELES (UPI) Rob- ert Rossi, a struggling artist, got a big break from an unlikely source an arrest for mari- juana possession. Rossi, 35, had no money to pay the fine imposed by Judge Carlos Velarde, so he of- fered one of his canvases, "Hol- lywood as payment. Rossi was lucky enough to have been brought before a judge who is an art collector. The judge said that in his opinion, the painting was very good and obviously worth more than the amount of the fine, and he would check with the county purchasing agent to see if it could be accepted as payment. Pictures of Kossi and the painting appeared in newspa- pers and on television, and the publicity has given- sales of his works a boost. "Hollywood Cowboys" purchased by a real estat Droker for enough to pa the fine and Rossi's back rent. "I've sold paintings for nex to nothing just to li said. "Now I'm hearing from number of galleries. Even Fran Sinatra's secretary wanted t buy the painting. Maybe pcopl are finally discovering that lave some talent." Stuck Elevator Traps Cardinal Following Mass NEW YORK (AP) Terenc Cardinal Cooke, a priest, a nui and 13 deaf, teenaged school children were trapped for an lour in an elevator in midfowr Manhattan. The unusual congregation was ormed shortly after the condu sion of an Easter mass the car dinal had offered for th on Monday after noon. The program was tapei or use Easter Sunday. After the taping, the grouj marded the elevator of th milding housing the fourth floor e 1 e v i s i o n studio. Cardina tooke was bound for othei duties and the children wen leaded for hotdogs and ici cream nearby. Between the second and firs loors, the elevator car stoppec and stayed there until rescuers pened the doors of the stuck ar. Cardinal Cooke was helpec down from the car through a 'iole in the floor. The children limbed out through a hole in i I EPB B v Fri light Bank open until 8p.m. First National Motor Bank 7lh Avonue and 3rd Strool In Marlon (Continued from Page 1.) and bit her lips as she rubbec her eyes. Thank Prosecutor Kenneth and Joseph Yablan ski, jr., the two lawyer sons oi the slain union leader, clincher, and unclenched their fists am scowled. They refused to talk ti newsmen later. However, Kenneth Yablonski who had found the bodies fivi days after his parents and sister were slain as they slept in thei rural Clarksville home in south western Pennsylvania, em braced Sprague. "You know how happy I he said, tears swelling in his eyes. "There's no words that can express." His brother, better known as "Clip" and now general counse fo the union also congratulated Sprague ah( whispered, "Thank you." "Goodbye" Boyle left the courtroom es corted by marshals, turning first to wave to his wife anc murmer, "Goodbye." Sprague built his case againsl Boyle primarily on the testimo ny of William Turnblazer, former president of UMW Dis trict 19, embracing Kentuckj and Tennessee. Turnblazer ha pled guilty to federal charges of violating Yablonski's civil rights. This carries a life sent- ence. Turnblazer said Boyle gave the "kill Yablonski" order at a June 23, 1969, meeting in a hall- ivay of the UMW building in Washington, D.C. Boyle called Turnblazer a liar. Sprague, after the verdict, said Boyle "was the liar." vehicles in any park areas ex- cept on roads; no snowmobiles in any park area; all parks closed to the public after 10 p.m. and until 8 a.m. unless written permission has been granted; no person shall litter the grounds with any form of waste material; all litter must be deposited in the receptacles provided therefor; No possession of firearms, BB guns, slingshots, missiles of any kind, javelins, bow and arrow, no hunting or trapping on park property; no consumption of al- coholic beverages in any park areas; no overnight camping or parking of vehicles, trailers or trucks without a written permit; UNI Room, Board Will Be Increased AMES (AP) An increase in room and board charges at the Jniversity of Northern Iowa for :he fall term this year was approved Friday by the state 3oard of regents. Current rates most residence halls on the Cedar Falls campus are a year. The new rate would be for rooms with double occupancy. "The increase is fully jus- .ified, since we haven't had an ncrease in some time and prices have been going explained Regent Donald Shaw, Davenport. Similar increases will be made for summer rates, mar- ried student housing and for ither room and board options. Australia Ups Defense Stress Of Independence CANBERRA, Australia (AP) Defense Minister Lance Bar- nard told parliament that Aus- tralia's alliance with the United States is still important. But he said Australia is now required to deal with local situa- tions that may require it "to as- sert an independent strategic in- fluence and (o pursue political policies more independently of U. S. views and interests." Barnard announced a five- year defense plan to cost about billion from 1974 to 1979. He said the government will buy about million worth of new equipment, including two frigates from the U. S., medium tanks from the U. S. or West ermany, and naval patrol air- craft from the U. S. or Britain. The minister said the Labor government sees no reason to change its 1973 assessment that Australia is not threatened in ;he foreseeable future. "I shall not be pushed into much larger demands on the taxpayer to satisfy those who rely on vague assertions about 'uture possibilities of threats, and shaky analogies from the dollars a he said. complete. No. removal, of. wood, from park areas without a written permit; no cutting of live trees, picking, digging or removal of plant material; horseback rid- ing in an area between 10 and 20 Judicial Group Re-Sets Session On Magistrates The meeting of the The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Fri., April 12, 1974 Survey Reports Decline in Linn; meeting judicial pointing commission has been; re-set for April 25 at p.m. CHICAGO (UPI) In this; The commission will select of 'he Easter bunny, of-j part-lime magistrates for notice nas been taken of a! year terms beginning July i.jdecline of rabbits. Salary is per year. Anyone interested in applying for one of the positions may contact District Judge William Eads, chairman of the commis- sion, any time before the meet- ing. To be eligible for the posi- Rabbit Population in U. S. Frank L- Spencer Don't bet on it. pew Friends ordinary rabblt Has 'ew tion one must be between 18 and 72 years old. _ n uuni I feet of Dry and Indian creeks Ten persons have applied, tation period is 30 days designated trails only; no per- son shall play, practice or other- wise hit a golf ball in any man- ner in any park; But shucks, you say, if friends- And Practically ev- is a rabbit shortage all we is his enemy. Among to do is wait awhile, such rabbit is a favorite their reproductive ability. _ jfood. Coyotes, according lo a This biological truth, howev-JNebraska study a few years er, is swiftly being reduced to a ago f (h hj k theory. Your typical cottontail p. lo cmcKen' doe can produce six to nine bun-And whatever hls reputation for nies every few weeks the and cats seem to but-have no trouble outflanking the nine attorneys and one is downright cottontail The law requires that the where she produces them, mission give first consideration Park road speed limits are 20 j law. miles per hour; no liquid or solid fuel propelled rockets, or model airplanes with or without cables except by written per- mit; no musical instruments or sound equipment that includes sound amplifiers without written permit; no services shall be rendered' or merchandise sold or made available for pecuniary profit, or business of any kind transacted, or entertainment given in any park without first obtaining written permission. Violation of any park rules is a misdemeanor and is punish- able by up to a fine or 30 days in jail. !to persons licensed to practice! It turns out that of all his Public Attention j enemies, the one most danger- According to the Illinois the rabbit wav of life is ral History Survey, which farmer- Nowadays farmers Hidhwciv Unit Slates weck brough' the rabbit every square inch into cul- nignway unit iiates tivation. This means no patches r e Puljlic attention, cottontails Information Sessions rcquire "favorable habitat" to AMES (UPI) -r- The Iowa i multiply in their accustomed highway commission has sche-jstyle. And in Illinois, as every- duled two public informational'where else, the bulldozers have meetings in northeast Iowa i been closing in on the rabbit later this month to discuss plans for possible new highways through the area. A meeting has been scheduled in Dubuque April 23 to discuss tivation. This means no patches of brush for the rabbits. The only people who have expressed much interest in pre- venting a complete rabbit wipe- out are the hunters. They want to keep a few around so the feasibility and necessity of 1 recent four-year period. Park Cleanup Slated Monday Students from Linn-Mar and Vcrnon junior high schools will be helping cleanup Squaw Creek park in Linn county and possibi- ly some of Marion's parks and Oak Shade cemetery Monday. The project- is part of a pro- gram sponsored by the CROP committee. Sponsors will be recruited b the youngsters to pay for th work to be done. Funds raise through this effort will go t CROP. The project begins at a.m. and continues-until noon. Mrs. Mark Carter is in charge of the Marion CROP operation. YMCA Saturday's activit schedule at the Marion YMCA s: Non-aquatic grade schoo open gym 9 a.m., junior hi] open gym pool pre school working mothers 9 a.m. ralliwog working mother ;rade school recreational swin The Marion Y wii closed Saturday afternoon. Marion Barber Service closec April 22nd thru 29th. Adv. Wanted part time bartender Stickney's in constructing a highway from Waterloo to Rockford, III. That evening, a second meeting will be held to discuss the possibility of building a route from Daven- port to Dubuque to LaCrosse, Wis. Both meetings will be held in the Dubuque city hall. During this period, the ex- perts said, the rabbit population dropped 69 percent. And the trend lines in all parts of the rise in bulldozing, a steady de pletion of rabbits. Surely, you say, some group will discover the plight of the In Illinois alone, according to tnem- the survey experts, there was a decline of almost 5 million acres of "favorable habitat" in one Offer Doctorate GRINNELL (AP) Grinnell College has offered an honorary doctor of humane letters degree to exiled Soviet author Alex- ander Solzhenitsyn. In a letter offering Solzhenitsyn the honor, country indicate a continued Grinnell President Glenn Leg- gett said, "Grinnell college wishes to honor your great hu- man and literary accomplish- ments." 20 YEARS AGO Defense sources said that the automatic radar warning net along thi Arctic rim of North America would cost an estimated billion dollars and take until 1957 ti NATIONAL cosh register, excellent condition. S100 or best otfer. 3fiJ- 3655. SOLD TO A WATKINS COUPLE. "Had the register in the basement for a year. Then decided to advertise it. No trouble at all selling said Mrs. Fodes Santas. TO ORDER YOUR ACTION-AD Daily 8 to 5 Until Noon Saturday Spring begins the Fashion Season. Let Both Sides NOW help you satisfy your Fashion desires and your direction will be right on! DOWNTOWN IN THE IOWA THEATRE BLDG. OFFER EXPIRES APRIL 30, 1974 FOP a limited time offers a special sale on DOWNTOWN CEDAR RAPIDS 106 1ST STREET S.E. 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