Cedar Rapids Gazette, April 24, 1974, Page 9

Cedar Rapids Gazette

April 24, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - April 24, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Photo by John Mclvor Part Poodle, Part Terrier Rusty has two traits that will make any mother love him. He's housebrolcen and good with children. Rusty, a poodle-terrier be adopted for from the Humane So- ciety, Mt. Vernon road SE. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. I I Capron: Look for Wasfe Each Day Loren Capron said Tuesday that if he is elected Linn comity supervisor he will "each day in office, without being short-sight- ed, question unreasonable waste expenditures." Speaking to the Jaycee Toast- masters, the candidate for the Democratic nomination for su- pervisor, said the frustrations and determination of working people and older people en- couraged him to run for office. A real estate salesman, Ca- pron said he sells homes pri- marily in the to range and that owners of these homes are the primary taxpay- ers of the county. For a year and a half, he said, he has attended most meetings of the board of super- visors "as somewhat of a lob- byist for these people." He cited an instance in which he en- couraged more efficiency in the administration of the ment of social services. depart- Condemns Officials' Inaction James Reyn olds, Democratic candidate fo the nomination for Iowa attor ney general, has condemnec the inaction of officials of botl parties for not taking action tc prevent what he characterize as the destruction of the povertj programs of the Sixties. Reynolds, of Dubuque, singlet out Attorney General Richarc Turner, in particular, Reynolds said that when thi federal bureaucracy arbitrarily and capriciously cut Iowa ADC payments, Turner knucklec under and instead of fighting the action in court, he went to the Iowa legislature for a increase in his budget to try to comply with the fed- eral dictates. Rasmussen Lists in Taxes Paid DBS MOINES Clark Ras- mussen, Democratic candidate for the nomination for governor, said Wednesday he paid a total of in stale and federal income tax for 1973. In releasing the information, Rasmusse said, "When I dis- closed my net worth Jan. in- dicated I would disclose the amounts of income taxes paid for last year. "I have recently filed both state and federal returns which show my wife and I had a gross income of for 1973. Total federal tax paid was State tax was Rasmussen was the first can- didate for governor to release his net worth when he did so Jan. 7. He showed his net worth at that time was Consider All Communities WYOMING Michael J. Fold, Republican candidate for the nomination to the U. S. house of representatives in the Second district, told the Wyom- ing Jaycees Tuesday, "If a can- didate is to be successful this fall he must not write off any community regardless of its size. "And to do so will be inviting certain defeat this November. This is as true for Wyomig as it is for Cedar Rapids since the voters have the right to know who and what they arc voting for on a first-hand basis. "Otherwise, there would be no need for a people-to-people cam- paign. The day of b'ombarding the voters with last minute rhet- oric and-propaganda is over." Ginsberg: Adopt Public Defender Stanley Ginsberg, candidate for the Democratic nomination for Linn county supervisor, Tuesday proposed establishment of a public defender office to replace the present system of appointing lawyers for the in- digent. Ginsberg told members of the Hawkeye Labor Council that "The cost of the court-appointed lawyers is such that Linn county is spending an excessive amount of tax dollars for a ser- vice which can he providec more efficiently for less money With the utilization of a perm; nent staff of public defenders people can be served by law yers specializing in defense. The cost of the proposed departmen could, conceivably, be 25-30 per cent less than what is presently being spent for court-appointei lawyers. "The recently-passed amend ment to the Iowa code whicl permits boards of supervisors t abolish public defender depart ments, should they become un workable, now makes the con cept Ginsberg said. Cose Asks Probe Of Labor Spending CEDAR FALLS An "in depth" investigation of the polit- cal spending practices of some )ig labor unions was advocatec lere Wednesday afternoon by Robert E. Case, Republican can- didate for the nomination for congress from Iowa's Third dis- rict. Speaking at an open house, Case revealed he had made the equest in a letter to U. S. Attor- ney General William B. Saxbe. "There is evidence to support he charge that union dues are cing used for political activity n violation of federal Case said. "We can get the full tory only by way of an in- epth, across-the-board inves- Bill Provides Flexible Use Of School Fund DBS MOINES By a vote of 85 to 0 the Iowa house Monday passed a bill to give school dis- tricts more flexibility in use of revenue from the 2.5 mill school house fund. The bill now goes back to the senate, where it was passed last year, 39 to 0, for consideration of an amendment tightening up the bill so revenue may not be used for maintenance purposes. The bill authorizes school dis- tricts to us ethe money to repair or replace buildings, as well as to build new structures to which the present law is limit- id. Otto Wiedersberg, secretary for the Cedar Rapids Communi- ty school district, said the bill will clarify uses of the school- house fund. He noted an attor- ney general's opinion had al- lowed school districts to use money from the fund for remo- deling. "Schoolhouse must be liberal- y construed when you're in tht ;chool Wiedersberg ;aid. "If you don't have a sup- )ly building, where do you store supplies? This bill probably nakes legal what districts have leen doing for years." Rep. Joan Lipsky along with State Sen. Cloyd Rob- nson wa schicf spon- sor of the 'bill. Tickets Still Available for HANDIcapped Luncheon Tickets are still available for a May 10 awards-luncheon spon- The luncheon will start "Wheelchair Awareness Day" is planned, with several non-han- dicapped persons performing their regular duties while con- The Cedar Rapids Gazette: April 24, 1974 Wapsie-Y Candy Sale Will End Saturday The 1974 Camp Wapsie-Y candy sale project to help boys earn all or part of their way to summer camp will end Satur- day at the Central, Ellis and ine luncneon win start "10 vcimai, ji :noon in the Memorial coliseumjfmed lo wheelchairs, crutches Marion branch YMCAs. armory on May's island. or braces. 1 Camp Director Dwight Gov. Robert Ray will be on hand to present the committee's annual awards to the han- Bel- dicapped employe of the former mayor of Wa- employers of the year and men- terloo, to discuss their cxpori The participants will Wednesday reminded part after the luncheon in -W boys participating in panel discussion led by Lloyd 'he 1974 project that all orders torious service awards to com- panies and individuals for their work on behalf of handicapped persons. Prior to the luncheon, ences as "handicapped" persons for a day. Ticket information may be ob- tained from John Clancy, 363- Iowa High Court Decisions Listed High court decisions affecting East lowans include: Linn State versus Wisher, drug conviction, affirmed. Johnson Furgison versus State, post conviction relief, af- firmed. must be filled and transactions' completed by 4 p.m. Saturday. AH profits from the project 20 YEARS AGO Australia rejected a Soviet demand that will be applied directly to camp Surrendered Spy Vladimir Pe- accounts of participating boys. DRIVE SAFELY (rov be turned over to the Rus- isians as a criminal who cm- embassy funds. Church Details Plans for Units For Retarded Representatives of Marion Christian church outlined for ie Linn board of supervisors Tuesday the church's plans for stablishing housing and "life are" for 16 mentally retarded dulls. The Rev. Peter Morgan, pas- or of the church, said two omes, one for eight men and ie other for eight women, will e set up. Supervisor Chairman Jean )xley commended the church or the program and said she opes other churches will follow s lead. The homes will bperate in ssociation with the National enevolent Assn. of the Chris- an Church, Disciples of Christ, ome Linn countians for whose are the county is responsible re in homes operated by the ssociation in Missouri. Morgan said the homes will e set up for retarded persons ho are not able to manage by emselves in society. They will e transported to a sheltered orkshop during the day. The homes are to be es- blished with funds from fami- es who have persons needing e care, supplemented by funds om the church. The association is expected to ork with the county mental alth department in placing rsons in the homes. Location the homes has not been deter- ined, but it is expected to be ose to the church. 20 YEARS AGO Following a arge of neglect, attorneys for ta Hayworth and her secre- y-governess vigorously de- ed the actress' two children :re neglected and mistreated. (fetor SStttfiw (ferttc Ave. SE, Cedar Rapi, Second Class postage paid ol dor Rapids, Iowa. carrier U ion and a Sunday 7 month, 525 a year. Olher territories a year. Sub a we Sunda year: Issues J2.50 states and No mall subscriptions accepted In areas having Goielte carrier service. The Associated ?ress Is entitled exclu- sive y to the use lor rcnubl callon ol all the local news printed In this 'newspa- per as well as all AP news dispatches. Special Purchase of manufacturer's overstock Famous Name Casuals for Women REGULARLY 13.00 NOW PRICE It's a well known brand you'll recognize, and at tremendous savings! A. Tan, and white or red, white and blue. B. Red with blue crinkle patent shoes. In women's sizes 5 thru 10. NandM. Cedar Rapids: Downtown Third Floor and Undalo Plata Iowa City: Mall Shopping Confer. on Six at Sycamora what is a KILLIAN BONUS? .A WEEKLY SERIES OF' SENSA-. TIONAL VALUES PLANNED IN COOPERATION WITH ONLY THE BEST OF MANUFACTURERS. EACH BONUS ITEM MEETS OUR RIGID STANDARDS OF QUAllTY AND WILL BE SOLD AT LOW- BONUS PRICES ONLY. WHILE SPECIAL QUANTITIES LAST. 100% textured polyester for easy care Co-ordinated Sportswear 6.99J4.99 Values from 10.00 to 20.00 Summer breezes will be blowing soon and you'll be ready in this easy care sportswear. Sep- arates include pants, jackets, tops, shells, skirts and shorts. A complete wardrobe in itself! Light blue or whits. 10-18. Small to large. Cedar Rapids: Aisle Bar Downtown Street Floor, .Downtown Second Floor Iowa City: Mall Shopping Center on Six at Sycamora ;