Cedar Rapids Gazette, May 18, 1974, Page 3

Cedar Rapids Gazette

May 18, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - May 18, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa The Cedar Kapids Gazette: 19U Steering Wheel Failures Cited WASHINGTON (AP) The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it has re- ceived reports that certain 1969 and 1970 model General Motors cars have hat! steering wheel [failures without warning. The agency said Friday tha1 35 owners of 1969 Camaros am 1970 full-sized Chevrolets. Novas and Chevelles reported their steering wheels broke apart a the hub. None reported fatalities or serious injuries. 60 OH Wt AlHfK f OTOC AST Showers and rain are expected Saturday night from the northern Rockies eastward through the northern plains and into the Great Lakes area. Clear to partly cloudy skies elsewhere. Weather High temperatures Friday, low lem peraiures overnight end inches of pre clpitation: Anchorage 4533.15 L. Angeles 48 5S Atlanta 87 65 Miami 8! 74 .0 Bismarck .4542 Mtn'apotij 7355 Chicago ....M M M N. Orleans 8746 Denver M M M New York 92 43 Duluth MMM Phoenix ..9462 Honolulu M M M Seattle f-l 47 .1 Houston MMM Washington 92 72 M Missing. C. R. Weather High Friday 65 Low overnight Noon Saturday 56 2 p.m. Saturday 58 Rainfall 8: Total for May 7.2- Normal for May 3.59 Normal through May 11.40 Total for 1973 18.26 Barometer, falling 30.0' Humidity at noon 85% Wind direction and velocity a: Gazette weather station at 2 p.m. SE at 18 m.p.h. Sun rises Sunday, sun sets, Year Ago High, low, 54; rainfall, none. Degree Days Friday Total to date Through May 17, 1B73 Percent of normal year .102.7 Total normal year Fires p.m. Friday. Ignition of gasoline fumes from motorcycle at 618 Sixth avenue SE. a.m. Saturday. Under in- lowa Democrats AskedTo Back Tax Formula DBS MOINES The Iowa Taxpayers Assn. (ITA) today asked the Democratic party in the state to support retention of the single factor state corpora- tion income tax in the party's 3974 platform. In remarks at the party plat- form committee hearing here, M. 0. Grummert, ITA director of education and information, said a three-factor formula would cut the tax of many out- of state corporations without factories in Iowa, who contrib- ute little if anything to this state's economy, while increas- ing it on the firm with factories and employes in Iowa. Grummert said a tax law wording change made three years ago resulted in a substan- tial amount of tax revenue being collected for the first time from out-of-state manufacturers who sell in Iowa but who have little, if any, plant and payroll in this state. He asserted a switch now from the single-factor to a three-factor formula would ac- tually reduce the tax on cor- porations such as those which use Iowa as a place to sell their products, often in competition with Iowa-made goods. vt-stigation at 2120 Ninth street SW. j a.m. Saturday. Water shorted out cord in basement a 1301 B avenue NW. a.m. Saturday. Air-e- vac at airport. Iowa Deaths Totldville J. Irene Morris, 67. Monday at Free Meth- odist church. Visitation at Mur- doch's, Marion, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, and at the church after 11 Monday. Central P. Ki-cm- er, 73. Monday at St. Stephen's Catholic c h u r c h. Burial: Mt. Olivet, Coggon. Wake service Sunday at 8, Mur- doch's in Central City. Swain, Monday at Old West Paint Creek Lutheran church. Visita- tion after 2 Sunday, Martin's, Waukon. Newhall Elizabeth Eathje, 90. Sunday at 1, St. John Luth- eran church. Visitation at Fell- met's in Keystone Saturday and at the church after noon Sun- day. Rambow, 100. Services Monday, Fell- met's in Keystone where friends may call after 1 Sunday. Alburnett Frank B. )7. Monday at 10, Chapel of Memories, Cedar Rapids. Vis- tation after 2 Sunday at Cedar Memorial funeral home. Olson, 80. at St. Paul's Aitheran church. Delsing- Wright's. Hamblin, !0. Visitation after 2 Sunday, Bohnenkamp's. Manchester Jennie Beadle, 92. Pending in Cooperstown, N. Y. Bohnenkamp's. E. Harris, 47. Bohnenkamp's. Rain Coincides With Start, but Pa rade Goes On Despite a drizzle that broke nto a downpour, the 29th annual Eastern Iowa Band Festival vith 31 bands was held Satur- lay in downtown Cedar Rapids. The parade over a six block area got under way five minutes ifter the scheduled time of 10 a.m. Shortly after the first band moved out, the rain increased mt the bands continued to march in formation. A moderate sized crowd stood against buildings when the rain hreatened to soak everything n sight. Judges Stand Same Wallet Stolen Twice; Loss Is For the second time this week, a wallet and money owned by Hollis Hodge, 726 Thirty-second street NE, has been taken from the food ser- vice office al Washington high school, where she works. She reported Wednesday Ihc wallet conlaining was taken. The empty wallet was found lalcr in a men's rcstroom at the school. The wallet, this time conlain- ing disappeared again Fri- day from (he same office and was found later in a men's room at Ihe school. If you've never used a want ad, you've been missing a sure performer. Dial 398-8234. "I bet you question our san- said a wet parade co-chair- man Darrel Morf of Cedar Rapids. Mcrf sat on the judges stand which was in the 400 block of Third avenue SE for the event. Hv the lime the hour and a half parade ended, the rain had slopped and marchers were re- turning to school buses for a change of clothing. During the height of the down- Dour several bands broke ranks a short distance past the judg- ing stand and uniformed mem- bers carried their instruments and banners across Greene Square to the staging area far- ther east on Fourth avenue. Three Classes The parade, sponsored by the Jaycces, was judged in three classes according to school en- rollment. One band was in a class by it- self because of its size, Morf said. Valley of DCS Moines was in Ihe AA class and no judging was held in that category. A high school queen's lun- cheon was held at noon at the Monlrosc hotel. Winners in Ihc band perform- ance and the queen's contest were scheduled lo he an- Police Arrest Two, Seek Third In Tavern Fight Police have arrested two men and. are seeking a third in con nection wilh a fight early Satur day at a tavern. Police responded to a repor of a fight at Mike's Lounge, 2211 Sixteenth avenue SW. When of ficers arrived, patrons indicate! three men had been involved in a struggle. The men were ordered to leave the tavern. They refuseawns, May 18 and Counts! For Truck Heritage Society The Linn ounty Heritage Society boarervisor said Saturday "pre Canoe Taken Richard Mil-len, 2060- Glass road NE, reported Saturday a canoe valued service as an elected of icial is not a necessary qualification for being a supervisor." was taken from the top long experience in help his car in a parking space at his to manage a successful busi ness and my involvement in organizations dealing Shampoo living rooms bedrooms Diamond the needs of people are the eal qualifications needed to .pet. properly as a super- he said. Radio Taken sharp critical anaylsis o: Kayser, 86 Twenty-second county budgets is of high im- nue SW, reported a However, services band radio valued at not be cut or diminishet taken from a truck parked save money. Instead, we 2740 Sixth street look for ways to main- or even increase, presen Plant Pierson's Potted for less money." bushes for earlier said "It is manda- Open Sunday! 1800 Ellis that experienced people in Ihe county expenses be- rampant inflation has Car Entered David eroded the purchasing Barber, 192 Twentieth of our tax dollars. SW, reported Friday a make every effort to re- player valued at a county expenditures by ter valued at and for duplication of ser- gauges valued at were over-spending and unnec- [rom his car while it expenses." parked at Quaker Oats spoke al a coffee a1 home of Bev Mitchell, 1501 Lowest Cost Term Life avenue, Marion. ance mentioned in recent sumer publication. 362-1161. Need Trials Tools Taken Bruce P. Heck, 1604 Eighth avenue SE, reported Friday a tool box containing tools valued at anc lour speakers valued at were taken from his car. W. Matias, candidate or the Democratic nomination for Linn county attorney, said at a coffee in his honor at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Zahorik, Lisbon, that if he is Geraniums 3 for Rutger tomato plants 89c dozen. Hiawatha Garden Center, 393-2910. he intends to wage a vigorous campaign between the primary election and the general election. said if he is elected, Music Missing is his firm intention to mod- Carter, 4002 Sherman street and streamline the prose- reported Friday slereo equipment valued at was of crimes. He said oftentimes there are delays that are from a van parked at his to both the prosecution the defendants. Fun and games for Asks Vigil Courage. Sunday night at Long-branch. Doors open al 6. >4goinsf Discriminafion Jones Congress must "a constant vigil" against Omer (Ozzie) Miller, designed to under- Barber and Stylist, our progress toward his friends and customers of racial and ethnic Joseph's Barber Shop. Tuesday, May 21. May's was Ihe statement of West. 31 13 16th Ave.SW. Jensen of Hiawatha, a for candidate for Sec- For 61 flowers for all occasions JOHN E. Convenient downtown location 308 Third Avenue 365-OJI1 Trail ond district congressman, in re- marks prepared for delivery at a reception sponsored by local 94 of the United Auto Workers Friday night. Jensen accused southern con- gressmen crusted with seniority with carrying on efforts "to turn back the clock on racial and eth- nic, equality." Case: Controls of Economy Are Wrong CLARION Robert E. Case, Cedar Falls, a Republican can- didate for congress in Iowa's Third district, insisted here Fri- day night that government at- tempts to control the economy are wrong in a free society and only lead to higher prices in the long run. Speaking at a meeting spon- sored by the Wright County Re- publican Central committee, Case said past experience lias demonstrated "pent-up inflation bursts at the first opportunity" when government wage and price controls are initiated. "If we were to sum up what we have learned from the long history of wage and price con- trols in this country and in many others around the world, we would have to conclude that the only thing we learn from history is that we do not learn from history." Morfin: To Form Rape Task Force "Women who are threatened with rape usually succumb, sel- dom scream, rarely report it, and almost never see their as- sailants convicted." That quotation was repealed by Bill Martin, candidate for Ihe Democratic nomination f o r county attorney, at a coffee given by Mrs. Ed Burrcll, 212 Twenty-first avenue SW, on Fri- day. Martin said he would enlist the support of law enforcement agencies to form a rape task force which he said should in- clude policewomen. Also, Mar- tin said the county attorney's of- fice should strive to place on its staff a woman In prosecute criminal cases. He said it is a known fact thai the presence of women in Ihc courtroom either as judge, pro- secuting or defense lawyer, brings more decorum and seriousness to sex-related cases. Scouts' Fund Drive Reaches Mark Contributions to underwrite the cost of providing Boy Scout camping facilities have reached Chairman Frank Pfaff reported Friday at a meeting of campaign committee chairmen in the Elks club. The figure represents 66 per- cent of the needed to complete the development of Camp Wakonda and to renovate facilities built in the 1930s at lamp Waubeek. Donald Hattery, president of :he seven-county Hawkeye Area Boy Scout Council, said specific plans for the project are al- ready 'under way and that the council's executive board will meet Tuesday -for a p.m. dinner at Elmcrest Country club 'or further discussion of future Scouting plans. Robert Vernon. chairman of .he districts in the fund cam- paign, reported at the Friday meeting that organization of volunteers is nearing comple- tion throughout the seven- county area. Volunteers in each district either have held kickoff meetings or will be holding them later this month, he re- Dorted. "People in Iowa City have in- dicated a desire to do their part n this important council-wide )roject and key volunteers have leld a series of 6 a.m. breakfast meetings there in the last week or Vernon said. "The proj- ect will be in full swing there in :he immediate future." Nixon Visit to Bahamas Isle GRAND CAY, Bahamas (Apf President Nixon made an unexpected trip to this tiny pri- vate island for a secluded over- night visit wilh his two closest friends. It was the first time in a year of growing Watergate troubles that Nixon went to the island of h i s millionaire industrialist friend Robert Abplanalp. Abplanalp, from New York, and Nixon's Florida neighbor, C. G. "Bebe" Rcbozo, helicop- tered from Key Biscayne Fri- day afternoon after Nixon had spend just 24 hours of an expect- ed long weekend at the Florida White House. C.R. Drug Numbers To report a violation: Michael Dooley 363-0671 If you need help: Foundation II 362-2174 (4 p.m. fo midnight) Novx two completely -staffed locations to serve you. John Son Turner's East, 800 Second Ave si- Turner's 1221 First Ave, West ;

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