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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - April 18, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                2 The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Thurs., April 18, 1974 WIN AT BRIDGE L. J. Degnan Gels Judicial A r> n i rvf r r DES MOINES L. Jack Deg- Sigourney Voters Okay Bond Issue SIGOURNEY votersiin the! Sigourney Community school tetrici Wednesday, by just two! 3y Kevin Kane The Hiawatha city council Wednesday night voted to delay nan, 59, Guttenberg attorney, votf Save the "eeded per-j Thursday was appointed to to an new district court judgeship by schoo bond issue. !Gov. Robert Ray- By Oswald James Jacoby I The new judgeship was es- When Merlin the magician! tablished under a formula ii played in the bridge games whinh hot' King Arthur's court, there was a special rule for him. He could NORTH 48.1 t A 6 9752 WEST 410764 83 KQJ10 K76 EAST 4.195 VKQ942 864 103 West SOUTH (D) 4 AKQ2 .710 7 5 A3 AQJ Neither vulnerable North East South 2N.T. 3N.T. Pass Pass Opening in Iowa law which considers both population and court work load as factors. Degnan's appoint- ment gives Iowa S4 district court judges. District 1A, in which Degnan vill serve, includes Aliamakee, Clayton, Fayette, Winneshiek, Delaware and Dubuque coun- ies. Degnan is a graduate of the University of Iowa law college and served as Clayton county attorney in the mid-1950s. He is a Guttenberg native and a vet- eran of World war II and the Korean conflict. The appointment is effective immediately, with the initial :erm to expire Dec. Annual salary for a district court judge is and will be increased July 1 to not shuffle, deal or even cut the cards. This didn't keep Merlin from making some really as- tounding playa There was nothing astounding about his king of diamonds lead against three natrump. Anyone likes to lead from king-queen- jack-10. Lancelot ducked. Merlin con- tinued the suit and Lancelot hac to win. He promptly played the ace of clubs and continued with the jack. Now Merlin, went into a trance. When he came out of the trance he had figured out what to do. He went up with his king and led a heart. This line of play was the only way to defeat the contract. II showed that Merlin had figured out exactly what Lancelot wai trying to do or had seen the peerless knight's hand in his trance. Had Merlin ducked the seconc club, a third club lead woulc have set up two tricks in dummy. Had he cashed his dia- monds, Lancelot would have discarded his queen of clubs and unblocked the suit for dummy. r TILL The bidding has been: 18 West North East South Pass IT Pass Pass You, South, hold: What do you do now? either one notrump or two clubs. We have a slight preference for the two club call. TODAY'S QUESTION You do bid two clubs and your partner bids three clubs. What do you do now? Answer Tomorrow Last August voters defeated the same issue. Only 50 percent! of the" voters favored the propos- al at that time. The bonds will be issued for the completion of athletic fields and lighting for track, football, >aseball and Softball. The school was built about hree years ago and most of the jrading for the athletic fields was done at that time. Ed fiustoff To Keep Center Point Post CENTER POINT A employe who has pled guilty .to receiving gifts and gratuities will' remain on 'the city's payroll. After lengthy discussion in ex- ecutive session last week, the city council here voted Wednes- day night to retain Ed Gustofi but refusing to "condone" his actions. Gustoff paid a fine on the charge in magistrate's court last month. Speaking for the council Charles Ferguson said "the council feels the matter is closed." Gustoff, head of the city's water and sanitation depart- ment, was accused of taking a portable television set from a chemical firm that does busi ness with the city. Center Point Council Changes Meeting Day CENTER POINT The town council has changed its regular meeting nights. In an ordinance Wednesday night, the council changed the meeting night from the third Wednesday to -the second Wednesday of the month. The time p.m. will remain the same. City Clerk Harry Brookman said he needs the earlier date in order ito pay bills more prompt- ly, and that for many years the council had met on the second Wednesday, only changing the date within the last six years because of council members' wishes. ng further legal study and ac- ion on a similar ordinance in Cedar Rapids. The proposed ordinance would ban through use of non-designat- ed routes (primarily west Blairs Ferry road) to all vehicles over five tons not involved in "farm- to-market" traffic. The council, which had given the ordinance first reading April 4, passed second reading Wednesday night before approv- ing the delay on a 3-2 ballot with Mayor Dale Guthridge casting the tie-breaking vote. Three Readings The ordinance needs three readings for final passage. It would then become effective after proper publication. Councilmen Martin Bruns and Jerry Seifried lined up behind the delay, while Jack Wyrick and Gene Vanderlonden voted against it. Carl Anderson was not present. Bruns offered th nance needed re-examination by the city attorney to review whether it did hi fact follow the intent of the council in banning JllCllL Ul UIC ill utuilU-iig ...m wtuui specific traffic from west Blairs voted to offer for pur- Design Approval AMES The federal highway administration has given design approval for the proposed im- provement of highway 218 in Benton county. The Iowa high- way commission project begins about a quarter mile north oi county road E44 on 218 and ex- tends for .63 mile to near the in- tersection of 218 and Iowa 199. The present bridge over the Mil- waukee railroad .tracks will be replaced. Want ads will help you fine part or full time employment! THEATRE ORGAN SPECTACULAR SING ALONG. POPULAR ORGAN MELODIES BILL THOMSON at the Mighty Wurliizer At age 16 was musical director staff organist for WTSP, St. Petersburg, Florida for servicemen sludied ar N. Southern Col. and famous teachers in France hundreds of concerts in U.S. and Australia. His imagination, technique, magnificent footwork outstanding talent make him most distinctive in the Held of theatre pipe organ artists. THURSDAY, APRIL p.m. sharp Laurel and Hardy "BIG BUSINESS" You'll howl with delight at this 1929 comedy. ALL SEATS ll FROM: Armstrong's 1st Floor Service Desk, Paramount Theatre Box Office, Carma Lou's House of Music, Lindale Record Shop, and Stage 4. Sponsored by Cedar Rapids Area Theatre Organ Society go-togethers That's what sportcoats and slacks from -HOLLEY'S are. GREAT go-togethers. Put your bold foot forward in your choice of plaid or patterned sportcoat; then tone it down a bit with just the right shade of solid color slacks. Or it can work the other way. Be bold in your choice of the slacks to go with a solid color sportcoat. Either way, you'll add style and excitement to your spring and summer ward- robe. OPEN EVENINGS UNTIL 9P.M. SHOP MEN LINDALE PLAZA CEDAR RAPIDS Hiawatha Delays Truck Law: Cycle Dispute Aired 11.- there were two s nreuueMuuy uigiu vuicu MJ uciajr "we re not alter lanu-iu- final passage of its controver-market traffic, we're not after The council, which has omy iial new truck ordinance pend- local business Bruns budgeted for the project, tnntl r-dirliF Will ttPpd tfi llOlQ 3 DUDHC 11631" said. "We're after long-haul traffic." the the Brims contended council also might Guhridfie said the additional COUJ1UI 3JSO Iiugm mm me Blairs Ferry ban overly-hard to is availaole in the city _ froaairu frnm unallocated state ferry road. 'Long-Haul Traffic' "We're not after farm-to- chase of land from the Quaas nized there were two estate in the northwest part of the question and GUtnridge added, "We'll see if we cant work out something acceptable to both sides." will need to hold a public hear- that find ing to revise the budget if the offer is accepted. 20 YEARS AGO ate Feder- __ _ _t A.M.n.-isi'iii KniPnllSlS EX- enforce if Cedar Rapids was riot ticketing truckers on its section of the Blairs Ferry-Edgewood road shortcut. Enforcement Snag Cedar Rapids, officials said earlier this month that Edge- wood road is not a truck route under existing city ordinance, but they have been having en- forcement problems and are awaiting stronger measures in the new ordinance. Wyrick, although saying he would- agree to indefinite delay regulations. of the ordinance, objected to tying the Hiawatha action to that of Cedar Rapids. He also pointed out that the council would have to look close- ly at the way it defined such exceptions as "local business" traffic, contending that two of are long-haul transport firms located in the local area. .In other business, the council headers. ation of American Scientists ex- treasury from unallocated state liquor profit distributions and federal revenue-sharing funds. Cycle Dispute The council also heard a pre- sentation from several motor- cyclists who desire to continue using the area near Turner park for bike riding. The council, after hearing complaints from residents in the area, had voted at its last meet- ing to eliminate bike riding in the area under the city nuisance UrtjMCU Dr. Robert Oppeheimer from atomic secrets and changed that The cyclists argued they need- ed a place to practice and tune up their competition bikes and pointed out that the bikes all have factory-installed silencers. 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