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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - April 29, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                Marion School Census Ready To Begin in May Census takers for the Mario Independent school district wil be at work during the month o May. The state requires a school census be taken ever1 two years. Women who will be doing tb census work will be wearing lapel name badges indieatin that they are working for the Marion Independent district. The census determines the number of young persons be- tween the ages of 0 to 21 years residing in the district. First National Bank of Mar- ion now accepting first install- ment real estate and personal property taxes. Bring your tai statement with you. Penalty at- taches May 5. A free service Mclntosh Riles Services for John B. Mclniosh, who died Sat- urday, will be held .Tuesday at p.m. at the Murdoch chapel by the Rev. Otto A. Zwanziger. Burial: Cedar Memorial park- Friends may cail at the chapel. Coming 3-4-3! See color advertisement in Tuesday's Gazette. Adv. Set Prom The annual Linn- Mar junior-senior prom will be held Saturday from 8 p.m. until midnight at the Roosevelt hotel. The band, "Brass will provide music for dancing. Free Service Pay Your Real Estate Taxes at Farmers State Bank before May Lions Marion Lions evening club will meet Tuesday at p.m. at the Indian House. Dr. Earl Y. Bickel will speak. Civic Improvements Committee To Mee Marion Chamber of Con meree's civic improvemen committee will meet Tuesday 2 p.m. with the city administr live staff to discuss downtow beautification and improv ments. The meeting will be he in the city hall counc chambers. Also meeting this week, is th Chamber's retail bureau. Th meeting is set for Thursday a a.m. in the Farmers Stat Jank community room. Gregory A. Britcher, 27, of 70 Thirty-fifth street, was injure ate Saturday when his motor cycle ran off the end of A ave nue in the 2200 block of A ave ue. Britcher was listed in gooc :ondition Monday morning a Mercy hospital. Police said h suffered possible head injuries No charges were filed: in th mishap. YMCA Tuesday's activit ichedule at the Marion branc YMCA is: Non-aquatic adui spen gym 9 a.m., women' rampoline 1 p.m., oil paintin lass 1, beginning gymnastics 4 gymnastics club 5, men's fitaes open gym 7, karate class 7 jower volleyball 8; pool Linn War lessons 9 and a.m. ire-school lessons 10, adult ope: wim women's water es rcises 1 p.m., pre-school les ons pre-school recrea ional swim youth lesson youth recreational swim dull lessons 7, adult swim 8. Siding, roofing, insulation Varner Bros. Kiwanis Hiawatha Trail; (iwanis club will meet Tuesda; a.m. at Sambo's. Charity Hike STRAWBERRY POINT Fu ture Business Leaders of Amer ca from Starmont high schoo raised ?750 for the March Dunes Sunday in a 20-mil round trip on foot between th school and Backbone state park All but eight of the 56 partici paling students hike. completed th Broken Leg OELWEIN Tom Frazer, 17 received a broken leg Sunday when .the motorcycle on whie he was a passenger turned ink the path of a car and wa struck. The cycle driver, Mi chael Henderson, 17, wa charged with failure to yieli the right-of-way. Merle Rahe, 18 of Oelwein was the driver of the car. Gun Charge MCGREGOR ciayton county authorities arrested Clif ford Hurst of Oelwein at Straw berry Point early Sunday after a complaint that Hurst ha( pointed a gun at another person south night. of McGregor Saturday Stenographer Jailed To Complete Backlog NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) A court stenographer who fell be- hind in his work has been jailed along with his notes and dictat- ing machine to complete backlog of trial transcripts. Dominic Roselli, 27, has been in Montgomery county prison since Monday. Roselli, who lost his job three months ago for not getting his work done, was ar- rested on a civil contempt charge and is sentenced to jail until he catches up. "He's been kept in a cell away from the other prisoners so he can work without being a county spokesman said. You're Not Well Dressed If Your Clothot Aren't Cleined and Pretied Coll Usl Quality cleaning hai been our business for over 25 years. Free Pickup Delivery MASON Dry daemon 214 5th Ave. SW 362-8531 Former Urbana Couple's Suit Goes to Trial Jury selection and opening ar guments were made in Cedar Rapids federal court Monday in a case involving a former Ur bana couple's charge agains: the Magnavox Co. Harold and Irene Robinson who now live in Kansas, have charged that a defective Mag navox television caused a fire in their Urbana home July They, along with the State Farm Insurance Co., which paid the Robinson's for damages in- curred in the fire and is a co- ilaintiff, have asked for irom the electronics firm. Lawyers for Magnavox claim :hat the fire did not start in the television. Yeoman Prosecution Discussed with Nixon WASHINGTON Possi- sle prosecution bf the navy yeo- man suspected of military spy- ing at the White House was dis- cussed with President Nixon, says White House Counsel J. Fred Buzhardt. Buzhardt, says he personally recommended against prosecu- tion of Charles Radford because he case was "entirely circum- stantial." Buzhardt said he did not know vho made the decision to trans- 'er Radford to Salem. Ore., and not to prosecute. He said he vas informed of it by then Sec- retary of Defense Melvin Laird. 30 YEAKS AGO Sen. Burton Wheeler (D-Mont.) introduced a bill to grant permanent draft xemption to pre-Pearl Harbor athers 30 or older. (Continued from Page 1.) OUT OUR WAY by Neg Cochron credibility as a been severely John Dean's witness has eroded." Senator Brvin chair- man of the senate Watergate committee, said he sees no con- nection between the verdict and future Watergate cases. "Each case stands on its own tie said. Vesco, who was indicted with Stans and Mitchell and lives in exile in Costa Rica, called the verdict the "first fair verdict I've heard in a long time." "Rotten" The chief prosecutor, Asst. U. S. Atty. John Wing, was deeply disappointed. Asked how he felt about the verdict, he replied: "Rotten: If we could have iotten Vesco back it would have been different. It was absolutely not a waste. When there's evi- dence that people committed a crime, those crimes should be investigated and prosecuted." Vesco fled the country in the midst of an SEC investigation of ns corporate activities and: all efforts to bring him back failed. Deny Nixon Role Mitchell, 60, is now estranged rom his wife, Martha. Asked at his post-trial news conference whether he had talked to Martha since his acquittal, Mit- chell asked: Stans, a graying, well-tailored man, reached his 66th birthday midway in the 10-week trial. A ertified public accountant, he vas deputy postmaster and ater budget director during the Eisenhower administration. There was no suggestion in ,000 pages of trial testimony lat Nixon had any part in the uestionable exchange of Ves- o's contribution. And both tans and Mitchell bridled when VOO JUST 6OT SACK FEDM BIETHPAy R4RTY- 1 NOW WHERE ARS YOLKSCIM6? GOT ANOTHER NEW CAR EXACTLY I LIKE 7H' OWE 1 GAVE HIM- SO I'M GCMNJATRAPE W TWO OF MY USED OWES OU OWE OF HIS MEWCWES--.AM' TK' EESTOFTH'KIPS ARE (SOWOA DECIDE WHAT'S A FAIR THE WORCy WART White House Fears Wage Spurt When Controls End ie suggestion was raised at leir news conference. "That's the most asinine thing n the Mitchell said, his oice rising, "What does the 'resident know about contribu- "The President never had any nowledge of the Vesco con- ribution or any other contribu- Stans added. Both defendants left the cabi- et in early 1972 to team as they ad in 1968 as Nixon's campaign nanagers. While Stans raised ic money, Mitchell mapped the trategy. Mitchell and Stans were the rst cabinet members proseeu- ed since the Teapot Dome scan- al more than 50 years ago. resident Warren Harding's in- erior secretary, Albert Fall, erved nine months in prison for ccepting in bribes in leasing of naval oil reserves private interests. In a sepa- ate trial, Atty. Gen. Harry augherty went free because of hung jury. WASHINGTON (AP) Nixo administration officials are co cerned that the expiration i economic controls Tuesday wi spur a burst of big wage hik< and thus aggravate inflation. Even so, the White Housi remains opposed to a measuru sponsored by Democratic sen ators to give wage-price con trols another year of life. The legislation was to be ir traduced Monday over the o position of both big business an labor. Any Segment Senators Muskie (D-Maine Stevenson and Javi (R-N.Y.) say it was fear i worsening inflation that promp ed them to offer the bill. The measure would authoriz the President to reimpose wagi price controls on any segmen of the economy that presented danger of serious inflation. A senate vote on the bill expected later in the week. Th bill's provisions would be re troactive to May 1. Trend Reversed While administration official say they hope labor will restrair its demands, government figure show contract settlements a ready have grown costlier with in the past few months, revers ing a four-year trend. Also, strike activity in recen weeks is up substantially. Potential labor troubles loom ahead with airline machinist and longshoremen as well as ii the coal, construction, comrmm cations and railroad industries The administration has ill dicated most concern over ne Cemetery Expansion WASHINGTON (UPI) Ar- ngton National Cemetery plans major expansion to increase almost 20-fold ihe number of ailable burial sites. VISIT THE MARION OFFICE Complete Circulation And Want Ad Service. 743 10th STREET Marion Office Phone 398-8430 Or You May Diol 398-8234 To Order Your Want Ad. Three-Week Bargain European Holiday under the f leadership of YOU START DIGGING PLEASE CALLUS AT 364 -51O1 If you are starting a building, building addition or any construction requiring excavation, it's important to play it "safety first." Underground gas facilities may be lo- cated exactly where you plan to dig. This could result in cur- tailed service, property dam- age, even serious in- jury So, please check with us first. Faculty, Regis High School, Cedar Rapids Ireland Italy Austria England France Vatican departing Mg 29th No hurry, no worry; just the most relaxing three weeks you can imagine with a small group of congenial people like you! The best holels, meals, jets, sights, and accommodations everywhere! Plen- ty of time for leisurely slopovers at the principal scenes of Europe you've always wanted to visit! New York Rome, the historic scat of Chris- tendom; you will agree Rome alone would be worth the trip. LOURDES, where millions of de- vout pilgrims come every year. the sparkling storybook town whose countless sights you will reach by gondola. LONDON. and fabled scenes you've read so much about. Charming VIENNA, treasure-laden FLORENCE, lin- ing tower of PISA. Cheerful, chatty Irish arc waiting for you at Dublin, Killarncy and Cork Blarney and other wonderful places. PUPIL AUDIENCE An audience with His Holiness, PopD Paul VI; is scheduled, as well as a comprehensive tour of Vali- can City. These are only a few of the high spolsl Write or today lor your detailed itinerary! Rev, David P. Homy (phono 365- I Hegls Hloh School C'QQ1 7fift J 736 Prnirln Dr.. N.E. 6991 or 366' Codnr Hnpids. la. 52402 3432) gotiations in the soft coal in- dustry, which is to start contract talks this summer with the new leadership of the United Mine Workers. "Difficult Time" "All the ingredients are there to have a very difficult time, said W. J. Usery, the President's chief labor troubleshooter. Delegates to the UMW's recent convention urged their leaders to negotiate for higher wages, sick pay, cost of living increases and a tripling of industry pay- ments to the welfare fund. Com- pany spokesmen termed these demands "pie in the sky." Usery said there is heavy union rank-and-f ile pressure now for more money. However, he said he foresees "a continuing responsible attitude on the part of both management and labor." "No one wants a big round of high wage settlements that will cause more Usery said in an interview. Emperor's Birthday TOKYO (AP) Emperor lirohito has turned 73. He cele- brated his birthday with repeat- ed appearances on the balcony of the Imperial Palace Monday :o greet thousands who gathered- below to wish him good health and long life. 30 YEARS AGO A nation- wide system for limited dis- ribution of penicillin to civil- ans was announced by the War "'reduction board. Governor Leads Speaker List For Iowa: 2000 IOWA CITY Some heated debate is shaping up at the East Central region IOWA: 2000 meeting in City Tuesday on such key issues as future use )f the state's natural resources, :he energy problem, strategies for economic growth and the quality of life. Gov. Robert Ray will address :he opening session at a.m n the University of Iowa Memo rial Union ballroom. Other speakers at the one-day meeting will be Walter Straley vice-president for communi- cations at Deere and Co., Mo ine, who will address the morn- ng session, and U. of I. Pres- dent Willard Boyd, who will address participants from ten ounties at 1 p.m. Those attending will attempt o develop a consensus of the )ositions held by citizens in heir region on planning goals and priorities for Iowa over the next quarter century. They also will select delegates to repre- sent the region at the two-day state IOWA: 2000 conference scheduled for June in Des Moines. The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Mon., April 29, 1974 Rent Security Deposit Bill Sent to House DES MOINES (AP) A com- promise measure to insure that landlords return security de- posits to renters was approved 42-2 Monday by the Iowa senate and sent to the house. Originally, the senate version would have required landlords to pay 5 percent interest on the deposits. The house voted that the landlords need not pay in- terest but must keep the de- posits in separate trust funds. The compromise approved by a legislative conference com- mittee eliminated the interest requirement and required the security deposits be kept sepa- rate from landlords' personal funds. While the requirement that the interest should be paid to tenants was stricken, the com- promise added a provision that if any Interest is earned, it must go to landlords. The measure also would re- quire landlords to justify any part of the deposit not returned and would impose a fine of up to if part or all of the' de- posit wasn't returned within 30 days after the renter moved. The Neighbors gy etergt ciark "WOU'P NOT COME GROCERY SHOPPING wra ME, PEAR. REMEMBER WHAT THE DOCTOR SAIPABOUT YOUR HISH BLOOP PRESSURE." (Continued from Page 1.) with the price of supplies, making rate increases neces- sary. They also say that con- servation efforts have reduced electricity usage and cut reve- nues. They claim they have to up prices because people are using fewer kilowatts. People, arc. cutting, back electricity usage everywhere except in the Midwest. Utili- ties reporting specific con- sumption figures in the New England, the Mid-Atlantic states, the South, the South- west and the West and North- west, reported usage was down, generally by some- where between 1 and 10 per- cent. Utilities generally ex- pect an annual growth rate of about 7 or 8 percent in over- all usage. There, are. moves, toward more regulation of electricity rates and drives to organize consumers against rising prices. In Connecticut, for ex- ample, legislation is pending that would limit the amount utilities could add on to bills for fuel adjustment charges. The measures also would re- quire companies to document just how they figure the fuel adjustment charge and to sub- mit financial records for audit every two years. Linn Sheriff Receives Area Theft Reports Thefts of a riding lawn mower at rural Prairieburg and of a garden tractor south of Cedar Rapids were reported to the Linn sheriff's office over the weekend. St. Joseph's Catholic church, rural Prairieburg, reported a riding mower valued at and a push mower valued at ?72 were stolen from a shed on the church property Friday night. The shed had been broken into. Eugene R. Krantz, route 1, Swisher, reported a garden tractor, tiller and blade were stolen from a shed at a house under construction at the inter- section of the extension of C street SW and the Draport blacktop. The equipment was valued at The shed was broken into at the time.of the theft Friday night. Uses Match To Check Gasoline; Fire Kills 14 DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (AP) Fire swept through a house at Mwanza in western Tanzania and killed 14 persons. The fire started when a rnan used a match to check the con- tents of a can of gasoline. The victims included four women and six children. Dior Folium lenri your colorful Git SMUUEKOFFS acres of everything for ihe. home Third Avenue at First Street SE In Downtown Cedar Rapids For our Customers, Using Park and Shop Plan. sepower .00 More Powerful, easy to operate. 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