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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - April 20, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa The Cedar Rapids Gazelle: Sat., April 20, 1974 Obituaries Mrs. Howard Norris Fern C. Norris, 64, of 1201! Thirtieth street NE, wife of EdwardRudin, Prominent Mason, niar Howard Norris, died Friday fol- JIH mer, uies lowing a ,ong mness Born Aug Edward C. Rudin, 76, of 1038J21. 19W. at Arapahoe, Neb., she Thirtieth street NE died married to Mr. Norris Sept.: mo? nt ou.i 1Q97 following a short illness. Born in was a memner of Kenwood Cedar Rapids and a lifelong resident, he was married to Iva- United Methodist church. Surviving in addition to her Rain or showers are expected Saturday night in the Pacific Northwest and from east- ern Texas and Louisiana northward through the Mississippi valley and into the Dakotas. Clear to partly cloudy weather is expected elsewhere. --Daily Record-- The Weather Hlqh temperatures Friday, low temper atures overnight and inches of precipi talion. Anchorage M M M L. Anqeles S3 Atlanta ...7551 Miami 7672 Bismarck .74 46 .60 Min'aoolis a 52 .02 Chicago ..4745 N. Orleans 79 fid Denver ...7435 New York MMM Duluth .47 30 Pnoenlx .78 52 Honolulu .MMM Seattle Houston ..7268 Washington M M M Extended Forecast Chance of rain in east Monday. Mostly fair over state Tuesday ant Wednesday. Highs in 50s and 60s Monday and Tuesday, warming to 60s and 70s Wednesday. Lows in upper 30s to middle 40s. C. R. Weather High Friday 58 Low overnight 53 Noon Saturday 74 2 p.m. Saturday.......... 78 Rainfall None Total for April............ 3.71 Normal for April 2.79 Normal through April 7.81 Total for 1973 9.16 Barometer, steady ........29.95 Humidity at noon Wind direction and velocity at noon, S. at 21, gusts to 30 m.p.h. Sun rises Sunday, sun sets, Year Ago Today High, 66; low, 62; rainfall, .16. Mississippi Stages (Flood stages in brackets) LaCrossc (12) 9.5 fall .1 Lansing (18) 11.1 rise .3 Dam 9 (18) 20.7 rise A McGregor (18) 13.6 rise .5 Guttenberg (15) 12.1 rise .5 Dubuque (17) 14.1 rise .4 Davenport (15) 12.1 fall .2 Keokuk (16) 11.3 no change. day at 2 at Hardin's, What Cheer. Burial: Barnes City. Victor Carl Maschmann, 76. Sunday at 2 at St. James Lutheran church.. McAninch's. Decorah Clarence S. Engen, 64. Monday at 2 at Ma- dison Lutheran church. Friends may call at Steine's after 7 Sat- urday. Toledo _ William J. Kubik, SO. Monday at at Hender- son's. Elkport Cynthia Hyde, 19. Monday at at Appleton's, E d g e w o o d Burial: Asbury cemetery, Elkport. Traer William L. Burgh- art, 64. Monday at 10 at Over- ton's. Iowa City Harold Tellin, 65. Tuesday at 10 at George L. Gay's, where friends may call after 4 Sunday. A memorial has been established. Burial: Cedar Memorial cemetery, Cedar Rapids. City Briefs Shoes Taken Ray Folger 4224 F avenue NW, reportec Friday the thelt of a pair of gol shoes valued at from locker at the Elmcrest Countr] club. Black male Poodle Wanted: Old coins. Free ex pert appraisal. Jerome's, IE Witness to accident at Lindale Sun., contact owner of yellov Buick: 363-4347.-Adv. Breakin Reported William Casey, 2030 Glass road NE, ported two speakers valued ai and 100 record albums val- ued at were taken some- apart- Cedar at C.R. .38 (13) 5.90 fall Fires a.m. Friday. Malfunc- tion of alarm at 860 Second av- enue SE. p.m. Friday. Unknown to rubbish at 525 H street SW. p.m. Friday. Defective fuel pump at 4507 Ozark street NE. a.m. Saturday. Illegal burning at 820 Wilson avenue SW. Iowa Deaths Hopkinton Beecham Kerby, 76. Monday at 10 at St. Luke Catholic church. Hosary: Sunday at 8 at Goettsch's, where friends may call after 10 a.m. Sunday. Waukon Leo Fitzgerald, 80. Monday at at St. Pa- trick's Catholic church. Rosary at 8 Sunday at Bakke-Hanson's. where friends may call after 2 Sunday. Sigourney Stella Florence Raben, 84. Sunday at 2 at Reynold's. What Cheer Ethel Braden Lackard, 75 Davenport. Sun- Aid Offered Box-Dweller TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) A 67-year-old man who has live enses. The Tallahassee Democrat, which first reported his plight Thursday, said they had re- ceived numerous offers of help for Harvey Smith, an alias used to protect his identity. One of the calls was from a restaurant owner who said he was looking for a part-time baker. Another individual of- fered to let Smith live in a house on 400 acres of land out- side the city. Still another of- fered to convert his garage into an apartment for Smith. Smith had not made a deci- sion on whether to accept any of the offers, the newspaper said. Six Airmen Feared Dead AGANA, Guam (AP) Six- crewmen were presumed dead Saturday after an air force cargo plane crashed and burned in a remote area shortly after takeoff. time April 10 from his ment. Quality Paints, Varnishes, Diamond Vogel Paint Center, 2704 Mt. Vernon Rd. SE, 365- 6901-Adv. Tires Slashed Three tires on a car owned by Donald E. Meyers, Lisbon, were slashed late Friday or early Saturday while parked at the Trophy lounge, 525 H street SW. Effective May 1, Drs. Crew, Vanoumy and Davis will be moving from 717 A Ave. NE to 1030 5th Ave. SE Adv loo Cordell April 18, 1923, in Ce- husband are three sons, Rex, of oar Rapids. JKey West, Fla., Max, rural Mr. Rudin was a and Larfy> Cedar' member of Mt. Hermon lodge, seven grandchi: member of Cedar Rapids Con- sistory and a past potentate of El Kahir Shrine, of which he was recorder for six years. He also was a member of Cedar Rapids Executive Assn., which he served as secretary for 35 years, and was a member of the Goodfellows. Surviving are his wife; a son, E. Cordell, and a daughter, Mrs. George Chmelicek, both of Cedar Rapids; four grand- children and one great- grandchild. Services: Chapel of Memorie at 1 p.m. Monday by the Marion Williams. Masonic ser vices will be by Mt. Hermo lodge. Burial: Cedar Memoria Friends may call at Cedar Me morial funeral home after noo Sunday and at the chapel after a.m. Monday. The casket wi be closed at The family suggests th, friends may, if they' wish, do nate to the American Cancer So ciety or .the Shrine Cripple Children's hospital. All maste Masons are asked to meet at th chapel at services: Turner chapel east at a time B u r i a 1 to be Cedar announced. Memorial. Friends may call at the chapel. Memorial Services Herbert First church at Henderson, Presbyterian a.m. Saturday by the Rev. John Shew. Entombment was in the Chapel of Memories. Arrange- ments by Turner chapel east. Hendrickson, Carl V. Turner chapel east at 1 p.m. Saturday by the Rev David Larson. Entombmen was in the Chapel of Memories. Cole, D. Irene 2 Cyclists Injured in Accidents One motorcyclist was in goo< condition-at St. Luke's hospita and another motorcyclist re- fused treatment for injuries suf fered Friday in separate ac cidenls. Gary Croy, 25, of 1040 Park view drive, was admitted to the hospital suffering from leg anc back injuries. Croy was injured when his j motorcycle and a car collided al the intersection of First avenue and Thirty-sixth street NE. Police said Croy's cycle and a car driven by Raymond J Mysak, 63, of Central City col lided. Mysak attempted to make a left turn in front of the motor- cycle, police said. Mysak was charged with fail- ure to yield to oncoming traffic. The second motorcyclist suf- fered bruises to (he hands anc forehead. Police said Robert E. Meyer. 31, of 287 Twenty-fifth avenue SW, was found in a semi-un- D. Irene Cole D. Irene Cole, 72, formerly o i09 Sixth street SE and a resi dent of Cedar Rapids more than JO years, died Friday at a hospi .al in Independence. She wa bora Jan. 17, 1902, in Charles .on, 111. Mrs. Cole had Cherry-Burrcll Co. worked for and Chand er Manufacturing Co. She was member of the United Brethren church. Surviving are four sons, Gor don, Walter G. and Wilbur Moll man, all of Cedar Rapids, am ,ee Cole, Los Angeles; five [randchildren, and one great- grandchild. Services: p.m. Monday in Beatty-Beurle chapel by the :ev. Earl Huebner, pastor of Calvin-Sinclair Presbyterian h u r c h Burial: Linwood. riends may call at the chapel. Bike Stolen A ten speed Signed by President WASHINGTON (AP) Pres-j number of persons applying for ident Nixon signed an educa- tional funding bill Friday de- signed to make it easier for the loans. He said it is not im- mediately known how much the liberalized program will cost tjl JI j the government, children of middle-income farm- T, i r The bill, compromise legisla- hes to obtain federally guaran- (ion which congress sent to! Nixon April 4. also allows school teed college loans. The measure makes any young person automatically eli- gible for such a loan if his bicycle valued at owned by Shirley Gonsalas, 2934 D avenue NE, was stolen Eometime Friday from thi grounds of St. Matthew's church school, 2310 First avenue NE. Cedar Rapids Accordion Aces Spokane, World's Fair Concert. Sunday, April 21, 2 p.m. Mem- orial Coliseum. Admission Adv. Relic Show Annual meelinj and Indian relic show of the Hawkeye Archeological Society of Iowa will be held Sunday rom 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the caf- jeteria at Kirkwood college. No admission will be charged. Sincerest thanks to the many Search Volunteers and to all who were so wonderful to us during the loss of our Terry. Russell Helms Family .--Adv. reward for information eading to the return of 2 Gates XT Commando 10x15 tires and wheels stolen off '72 Jeep at Kar City Auto Sales 366-1881 Adv. Streak to Central City Furni- ure for Free 10 speed bicycle with any stereo in stock, start- ing at console or compo- nent. Central City Furniture Mart, open Sunday 1-5. Phone Calculator Taken A cal- Mrs. Joseph Splichal Frantiska Splichal, 87, of -1020 Seventeenth street NE, widow ol Joseph Splichal, died Friday after a short illness. Born March 7, 1887, in Peralec, Czechoslovakia, she came to the United States in 1909 and had lived here since. She was a member of Hus Memorial Presbyterian church, and Tabitha Society; Karla Ma- saryk lodge, Czechoslovak Soci- ety of America; Karla Masaryk Sewing circle, and Lodge Karel IV of Western Fraternal Life Assn. Surviving are three sons, Jo- seph and Godfrey, Cedar Rapids, and Edward, East Mo- ine; four grandchildren and :hree great-grandchildren. Services: p.m. Monday in Janeba-Kuba funeral home west )y the Rev. George B. McDill of ius Memorial church. Burial: Czech National. Friends may call at Janeba-Kuba after 1 p.m Sunday. Friends may, if the. vish, contribute to the Hus Me norial church building fund. Vjuie, u. Irene p.m Monday in Beatty-Beurle chapel by the Rev. Earl condition at p.m. Friday in the 200 block of Fifti- Burial: avenue SW. March of Dimes who refused hospital treatment, told police he could not recall what happened. He was cited for violation of a driver's license restriction. Be Third annual H a w k e y chapter March of Dimes pledge walk will be conducted in Rapids April 27, with Police Capt. James Barnes as Kickoff meeting was Thursday night. Marita for executive director, explainec that money raised in the Capron will be used for work in the Capron, candidate for of birth Democratic nomination for The 20-mile route county supervisor, says if Cedar Rapids will pass is elected he will strive to s checkpoints where the tax savings by consoli- c cards will be validated to services with the city o: firm the number of miles Rapids. walking sponsors are to pay recently to a group c Water and rest room the residence of Mrs. Larry will be available in parks 5501 D avenue NW, the said the taxpayers o Registration area in county and Des Moines are j stadium will be manned by improved services with 1 Jaycee volunteers. The cost due to combining relat- will begin at 8 a.m. It also services such as data pro- c end at Kingston Those completing the said a similar situation a will be greeted by the with Black Hawk county p ,egend band, which will Waterloo. He said computer 5 from to in Cedar Rapids and and drinks will be county cost taxpayers Sponsor sheets are a quarter million dollars from KLWW, Armstrong's, c isn's HsrdGG's 'astee Freez, Tony's YEARS AGO The United k rirst avenue Pizza Hut, a cutback in production s March of Dimes office and Soviet Union an- nuclear explosive material. jr Move Slower, But They Still Make It to By Bill auxiliary, followed- by busi- c They aren't as sure-footed meetings and election of hey once officers at 10. Some walk with canes. Others wear hearing aides and auxiliary will have a me- others see the world through thicker glasses in 1974. When they come to town for service at 11 a.m. A te Banquet, at will be fol- e lowed by the veterans' memori- F reunion these days, they add a big boost to the original division, or- on at Camp Mills, Long n The biggest battles soldiers N.Y., in August of 1917, n World war I fight these days members of the Iowa IS against guard. Shopping Center Would Cost Taxpayer: Economist The probable cost to the average taxpayer of the pro- posed new west side shopping center was outlined Friday af- ternoon by an economist who is a member of a volunteer group organized this week, "Tax- payers for Sensible Members of the group, includ- ing L. W. Van Nostrand, chair- man, conferred with members of the board of directors of the Cedar Rapids-Marion Area Chamber of Commerce. The board also heard a report from William Fletcher, chair- man of the mayor's committee to make a feasibility study about the community center proposed for downtown Cedar Rapids with the aid of some private financing. Report May 15 Fletcher, who told the board that the center should be in the jf black within a year on operating expenses, said the committee hoped to make a final report to the city council by May 15. Van Nostrand explained to the jboard that the Taxpayers for (Sensible Planning was or- ganized by a group which is concerned about the economic, ecological and taxpayer costs in the proposed center, which would represent new retail area equivalent to 40 percent of the entire retail area now, including Lindale Plaza, Sixteenth ave- nue, downtown and other outly- ing shopping areas. Important Decision This is one of the most im- portant decisions the city coun- cil will be making in terms of the effect on the community in the Van Nostrand said. Dr. John Chapman, an econo- mist at Coe, termed as "very of the Iowa Society of the concerns about the ac- Stoakes Heads Engineer Group James R. Stoakes, 34, of 1606 Sierra drive NE, assistant ad- ministrator and director of plant engineering at Mercy hos- pital, has been named chairman James R. Stoakes Engineers. A Mercy staff member since :970, Stoakes was elected during he group's annual meeting this veek in Des Moines. Sixth Person Is Arrested in Hunter Breakin A 23-year-old man was charged Friday with the break- in of the residence to become the sixth person arrested in the case. Robert Cage, 23, of 710 Ninth j avenue SE, was taken to the county jail in lieu of bond on a charge of breaking and en- tering. The other five defendants are juveniles, two boys 16, one boy 15 and two girls ages 14 and 16. They were charged with the in- cident earlier this week. The breakin occurred Monday at the residence of C.F. "Bud" Hunter, 1132 Twenty-first street SE. Four shotguns, two rifles and a pistol valued at were among items taken. Hunter also reported a movie camera valued at a calcu- lator valued at and two snives valued at were mis- sing. Police said none of the miss- ng items have been recovered. tual dollar cost to the average taxpayer. He cited two major factors: First, the need for street wid- ening and improvement in the area and the installation of ex- I tensive sewers to handle the run-off will be among the costs borne by all taxpayers; and, secondly, the potential drastic decrease in the downtown as- sessed valuation will need to be made up through increased levy on all taxpayers. Waterloo Example "You need to look only as far as Waterloo to recognize this is a very real Dr. Chap- man said. Within a short time after the opening of a major shopping center in Waterloo (which is about two-thirds the size of the one proposed in Cedar the assessed valuation in Waterloo dropped from million to S5 million. "And the assessor there tells us that Crossroads hasn't any- where near made up the dif- is now 78 years. These are the men who fought in the first of .the two wars this country called the Rainbow division to fight. Reunion Named by MacArthur The Ranbow division received its name from Col. Douglas Mac- Arthur, then its chief of staff and later its commanding gen ''its districts to carry over into the new fiscal year, which begins July 1, funds not spent during parents' adjusted family current fiscal year. is or less. Sponsors said this was needed culator valued at. was taken sometime within the last 30 days from a car owned Charles McEowen, 5919 ridge avenue SW, but was not reported to police until Friday The student may borrow up tojbecause presidential il was believed to have a year under the loan pro- gram. The government pays all interest costs on the loan while the student remains in school. In the past such government- guaranteed loans were only available to parents who could demonstrate financial need. It was a complicated process in- volving considerable paperwork! that sponsors of the bill said dis-j couraged many from applying for the loauo. A spokesman for the house ed- ucation committee said he an- ticipates a sharp increase in the ments had tied up substantial jbcen federal aid-to-education funds; until only recently. When the! A good salesman has to cover funds were finally released, iljhis territory. Want ads do this was too late in the school for many school districts to in-; telligently use them, sponsors said. Two Cars Damaged; Parked in an Alley Two cars parked in an alley behind the Aragon Tap Room 320 Second avenue SE, were re- ported damaged early Ssturday. Police said Richard Killinger. 896 Twelfth street NE, reported the right rear window on his car was damaged. Dan Pctsche, 806 Tenth street SE, reported the right front window on his car was damagec while parked in the alley. Tornado Donations WASHINGTON (APJ Dona- tions to aid the victims of tor- nadoes that struck a dozen states April 3 total million, :he American Red Cross report- ed Friday, WEDDING FLOWERS for Beouly from Your FT I) Florisi 1MO Ellis Blvd. NW Flowcqilionc 366-MB For 61 years flowers for all occasion's JOHN E. LAPES Convenient downtown location 308 Third Avenue S.E. 345-0511 Veterans of the Rainbow division, which saw action in both world wars, are holding their 56th annual reunion Saturday and Sunday at enetrate the Siegfried line an :he first unit to enter Munich. Bequest PITTSBURGH (AP) 'Plate Charles Rosenbloom, 'ittsburgh philanthropist, h; >equeathed his private art co ection to the Museum of Art the Carnegie Institute. C Only one service... our best to all. Cost is entirely a matter of personal choice. John B. Turner Son Turner's East, 800 Second Ave. SE Turner's Wesl, 1221 First Ave. West 70od Attendance For Home Show The third largest Friday night :rowd in the 22-year history ofj he Cedar Rapids Home Show vas on hand Friday for the sec- nd day of the show. A total of persons en- ered Exhibition hall at Hawk- eye Downs, topping last year's Friday night turnout by more han The only times when Friday light attendance topped last light's were in 1969 at and 970 at The 22nd annual show, spon- sored by the Home Builders Assn. of Cedar Rapids, will be open until 10 tonight. Hours for Dr. Chapman said. Assessed valuation of down- town Cedar Rapids is now be- tween and 518 million. Dr. Chapman said a rough guess on the effect of a shopping center as large as the one proposed would drop that figure to to million. "The Cedar Rapids property taxpayer is going to pay the price and have to see the ugli- ness of a deteriorated downtown to Dr. Chapman told the Chamber board. the final Sunday will be 1 to .m. (Continued from Page 1.) St. Luke's hospital in Cedar Rapids where an autopsy was to be performed. Mrs. Hyde was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Beatly, Edgewood. Services for Mrs. Hyde have been set for Monday at at the Appleton funeral home in Edgewood. Burial: Asbury cem- etery, Elkport. I Tots Asphyxiated By Steam from Sink CHICAGO (UPI) Two young sisters died early Satur- day when apparently asphyxi- ated by steam from their bathroom sink, police said. Heat awoke the mother, who found the bodies of Latricia] Barnett, 2, and Natasha, 3, in the bathtub in their housing project apartment. Investigators said the children awoke during the night and ap- parently turned on the hot water while playing in the bathroom. A washcloth plugged the drain and the sink overflowed. Investigators said the children apparently climbed into the tub to escape the water, which scalded one child's feel. Picketf Honored by Mental Health Assn. E. L. (Lou) Pickett was hon- ored by the Linn County Assn. for Mental Health Friday upon his retirement from service with the association. Pickett, public relations direc- tor for St. Luke's hospital, .is moving to Arkansas. He re- ceived a walnut and brass pla- que in appreciation of his ser- in several offices of the as- sociation. Eire (Mar Sajribs ferttt Established In 18B3 by Thr Gazette Co. and published dally and Sunday at 500 Third Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52406. Second Class Postage paid at Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Subscription rates t week. By mall: carrier U cents year: Afternoon editions and Sunday 7 Issues o month, a year. Other states and U.S. territories S40 a year. o mall subscriptions accepted In areas aving Gorette carrier service. 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