Cedar Rapids Gazette, May 20, 1974, Page 2

Cedar Rapids Gazette

May 20, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - May 20, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Decoration Day FLOWERS Carnation    7" Sweetheart Roses 7s* do. Roses from    *10—,. Marguerite Daisies M ■li'S'd 4$SJr Bunch of *do*,\    >    J    MHK    J Majestic Daisies Gladiolus 7“    Jjjk{ Green Huckleberry or Salal *4 bunch Chrysanthemum Plants *6-*10 iS| Combination Gardens ^.SO-MO . — Fret Delivery — OWW: Monday Mirv Saturday HI 8 p.m. ^ '• Sunday til 5 p m. •»:*.    I DI EDC Ay VQ Flowershop and j riLildvli w Greenhouses, Inc I SOQ ELLIS BLVD. N.W. FLOWER PHONE 366-1826    • 2 The Cedar Rapids Guette: Mon., May 20, 1974 GOP Had 2 Caucuses In One C.R. Precinct By Dale Kueter People who think interest in the Republican party has waned with Watergate had better think again. WliiIe the turnout at county COP caucuses April 22 Energy Conservation BIG george! Results Are Listed ANAMOSA (UPI - Officials at the men’s state reformatory! here say energy conservation measures have saved Iowa tax* Virgil Parfch South Viets Hit Back at Enemy Close to Saigon Bertram we always had to find    * our own place for the precinct Pa>ers c^stiniated $18,000 diir-meetirr.    ^ the last eight months. ...    „    Reformatory    officials    said    the Nice Turnout    concentrated effort to save en- "I didn’t catch the notice in er8>’ began in Oc tober and the Linn the paper that the meeting was cooperation of both the inmates .    „    supposed to be at Eisenhower and prison staff brought about ‘ P Ifs too bad. because we had a savings. was small in some places, it nice turnout.'’    Broken    down, an estimated turns out the 31st precinct in Mrs Palmer said Dorothy ^ ^ was saved from Dct. I to Cedar Rapids held two meet- Ross and Dons Lanphere who    ' 1 r0ryiPii:cd with the "ere elected cochairmen at the *"!?* PT1*1 last.^ar. b>'.con-Eisenhower caucus, will repreprecinct after the of-reorganization cf the mgs Because of a mixup, Repubii sen* the cans in that northeast side pre- ^ ; ' j at cinct held caucuses Doth a. F** county central committee June senhower school and at the u Park Towne apartments recreation room.    ^    ^ Only four showed up at Eisen- J    8 P ™ at Roose' hower. which had been the location publicized for the precinct    *    0    aw meeting. There were 17 at the Park Towne caucus, making it trolling the use of electricity the institution. An estimated $16,200 was saved in ’die use of fuel oil through conservation efforts, officials said. That is the date Linn Repubii- _ cans will hold their countv con- _ Burial in C. R. For Harry Schurfield COGGON — Harry Schurfield. County Auditor Merle Kopel 77. a former Coggon resident. I said there is no statutory law'died Sunday at Jacksonville. requiring advance notice of    IU., where he had resided in one    oc.    the biggest turnouts in where party precinct caucuses    recent years. the county.    will be held. but party rules do    Born Feb. 20. 1897. at Loui- Eisenhower Official require such notification.    siana. Mo., he was married to ,    .    Mrs.    Palmer    said there was Anna Tompkins. Mr. Schurfield. “The Eisenhower caucus has. .    ...    .    .    „ ‘    .,    ...    .    .     .,    j!aiso    a    enift    in    the meeting place a to be the official one. sa.d    e    y    1 county GOP Chairman Frances Palmer, “because that’s where we said it would be. Warning Seen in Australian Leader's Slender Victory “No. no. no, George! That’s one of ours!” Say Kennedy Paid $217,844 '73 U. S.Taxes Teacher Conservation BEN CAT. South Vietnam iAP) — Backed by heavy air and artillery support, South Vietnamese troops launched a three-pronged counter-offensive Monday against North Vietnamese forces 25 miles north of Saigon. They were moving against the village of An Dien. captured Friday by the North Vietnamese. about 14 miles southwest of Ben Cat in the strategic ’ Iron Triangle" area along the Saigon    " party " ciil rtver. Government artillery and had sjx ^ w|jre planes were blasting the village, crumbling scores of ramshackle tin-roofed homes. Most of An Dien’s 2.000 civilians reportedly have fled to government lines. In other developments, the Saigon command reported a fourth day of widespread North Vietnamese and Viet Cong attacks across South Vietnam. It said sappers blowup a 250.000-gallon fuel storage tank at the country's SYDNEY, Australia (AIM Prime Minister Gough Whit lam’s Labor government ap peared Monday to have won re election, but newspapers arid opposition politicians said the Laborites* narrow victory margin was a warning from voters. The latest returns showed Sunday that Labor had won 64 seats in Saturday’s race for the 127-member house of representatives, while Bill Snedden’s hi dition undecided. The old house had 125 seats, 67 held by Labor. Most analysts predicted the final results—which may not be known for several days — will give Labor a majority of one to three seats. The leader of the majority party or coalition in the house becomes prime minister and forms the government. Whit lam has pledged to continue to tarry out his legislative program, which Includes a .tate controlled health Insurance plan and a government run |>e-troleum and mineral resources the authority. He became prune minister in December, 1972, over a Liberal-Country ministry headed by William McMahon. Major issues at that time dealt with foreign affairs, and Whitlam carried through his pledge to reduce Australia’s military com Hutments overseas and push for the acceptance of Australia into the Asian community. Rep. Margrave Will Speak af Honors Banquet State Rep. William Hargrave “No one was trying to pull any hanky-panky. It was just a case of simple human error.' she said. George Clifford and Jill Dunn have been serving as 31st pre registered pharmacist, had of a caucus in south Cedar previously owned and operated Rapids. She said the caucus was drug stores in Atkins and Cog-to have been held at Prairie gon. school, but the janitor forgot to Surviving are a daughter, ward Kennedy *I>Mass.) paid unlock the door.    Mrs.    Robert    Kooiker, Jackson- Republicans there waited for; Ville, and three grandchildren. 15 minutes past the starting Graveside services: 3 pm time for the caucus, to assure Tuesday at Linwood cemetery,    of    $461,444    in    1973,    according    to! no one would be stranded, then Cedar Rapids. Beatty-Beurle fu-    tax    records    he    disclosed    to    two BOSTON (AP- — Senator Ed- $217,844 in federal incomes taxes on an unadjusted gross income biggest depot, six miles south Camp Set in Ottumwa *<«t of Saigon One sapper _    !    was killed as his comrades es- SIGOIRNEY — The 19/4 Iowa teachers conservation camp will American sources said the in be held at Indian Hills Commu- • creased activity by the Commu ^ Ottumwa this ntsts apparently was meant to voter discontent over Hie commark Sandal s 84th birth anni- ^’s J4 p^ix-ent inflation rate. nity college in year. This is good for hours of college credit. In the tight race for the sen- (D Iowa City) will be speaker ate, the experts predicted Labor for the 12th annual Cedar may take from 29 to 31 of the Rapids Negro Civic Organiza-8b seats. It held 26 in the old tion scholarship banquet honor-senate.    mg black graduating high Snedden, 47, had forged his school seniors. Co-sponsors for campaign on what he saw as the affair this year are the Black Federation of School Em- three vers ary’ of the late North Yiet-; namese leader Ho Chi Minh.j He refused to concede the clee tion by Sunday night, although The Keokuk county soil con- They also said the Communist, he sai(i Labor appeared to he lm- winning a majority. rind Airmen* Cliffort said    ,he    m5etin«    >°    a    Priva,e    ?*“!:**    in    **U>n    newspapers he called the meeting a: Park _charge    of    local    arrangements    -    -    - Towne “because when I lived in The Boston Herald American seriation district will sponsor command was trying to one teacher and attempt to get Prove its militap' position andl snedden said Labor’s lack of I    *-«ui»    uum-u .    ,    ,    .    weaken    the South Vietnamese in bie marL,jn .,na as apparent^?,. . ,    .    ,    a    4!.    ^ others interested rn scholar-    0    ^cdki^    ««naraiI.    * .^*    v I Methodist church. 1340 Third avenue SE. For reservations, pl oyes. Seventeen high school seniors will be honored. The banquet will be held at 6:30 p m. Friday in the fellowship hall of St. Paul s United Tornado Aid Deadline In West Branch Nears Wednesday is the final day victims of the West Branch tor- advance of a possible general \]oss of seats< was ships. Sessions are open to both offensive at some later time. | to whit I am elementary and secondary Some South Vietnamese 6 and the Boston Globe Monday teachers.    sources said an offensive al- pubhshed the joint tax return Course dates are July 8 to 26 reacjy Rad begun. They expected filed bv Kennedv and his wife, a* Indian Hills Community col- heavy fighting to continue Joan, ’ reporting the Massa- leSe- Courses will cover natural through June when the mon- a warning Nixon Call Results from Finding Message in Bottle KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP He wished Staples well and. yond his congressional salary of ikon "for' undergraduate'"is $102 fanVnmen "and 6 rangers and I dances represents a sharp Tl’nlb’lMgV A M A    J    VlAAAk    tsvf*!    4a    A    *    A    VAA    I    #    I    I    _    J,    I    <    A,    AV    -    *__ .    ...    VoKllFF chusetts Democrat’s income be- resources, consenation and en- goons will have arrived in force, vironmental management. Tu- At least 2.000 government in-! The Sydney Morning Herald agreed, saying in an editorial that “for the Labor party and especially for Mr. Whitlam, even the hest result in the present confusing circum- nado may apply for Red Cross -Walking on a deserted beachy told him to inform his grandson §42,500 assistance. Bob M c C r e a r v , in the Bahamas, President Nix- Larry that director of disaster services for on found a green-tinged bottle found. the Iowa division of Red Cross, washed ashore amid the sea-    - said recently.    weed. carrying a message in- TH TCC DCDSrtfflSntS Red Cross had a represent-    ■.    nun*>euil!« ative In the West Branch city 3    Uy8rSVlll8    FITB hall for three days immediately II had t0 ** broken open to DYERSVILLE -Firemen following the tornado. Since get at the somewhat water- from Dyersville, Farley and then, persons wanting assis- logged note that read:    I    New    Vienna    were    on    the    scene and for a graduate student $106. about 50 armored vehicles were the note had been Kennedy’s income included Living accommodations and moving on An Dien from the $21,567 in dividends, $270,080 meals will be available at rea- south, southeast and west. One from the Joseph P. Kennedy 1926 sonable cost for those needing of the government columns was trust. $136,257 from the Joseph them.    14 miles from the village and P. Kennedy 1936 trust. $3,355 For further information con- the others seven miles away. from publications, speaking fees tact the Keokuk county SCS of- They reported meeting no resis-and miscellaneous sources and fice in Sigourney.    tance. $1,623 from four oil wells in ——--- Texas and Louisiana owned by rebuff." Another paper, the Australian, said the 58-year-old prime minister’s close shave meant “the voters have thought again and decided that if Mr. Whitlam is better, he is not so much better.” telephone 365-3198 or 362-3313. Hargrave was graduated from the Chicago public school system. He came to Iowa as a military adviser to the army reserve in 1966. He retired in 1968 after serving more than 20 years in the army. He was enrolled at the University of Iowa in 1970 while serving as a deputy sheriff of Johnson county, and is continuing his education in the field of sociology. He has been active in various youth activities. I'm aboard the U.S.S. Guam ; for 44 hours Saturday at a tance have been referred to the Red Cross office in Cedar Rapids. Commenting on the deadline,! ~    .. I P’lames apparently started in r* c* 1* a t* v p tty! a! hp rf ‘‘Red ^ iJid it PiCSSc ^Tite to tins    ..    ,    , Mccreary expiamea,    an upper portion of the barn Cross assistance is designed to fd<^ss 3:1(1    /--m    ■;    u    and burned through the roof rpp/4 of found ^ message from their 7,    ~.    ‘ne ru01' mee. tna immeaiawe nee^ c. ,    ,    Heavy damage to the bam was the family as a result of losses ‘ from a disaster, so it’s necessary to establish a period of eligibility.” the Forest Oil Co. The I have a watch. I had nothing ^blaze »n rte Bernard Kass farm    I>5.^ennedy was the sena'j to do so I'm writing you... if "br,hcast bf *****    WT*    ^    ^    .    .. I w,,----- ..    .    ...    Kennedy    deducted from his income $38,773 in current taxes other than federal; $24,985 for mortgage interest; $4,678 for charitable contributions; and $26,308 in net miscellaneous deductions. Kennedv also claimed a net ^The White House checked    out | "Pf ?d-    a'°f    w‘tb    Je    loss    of the letter from    Larry    Metivier I    f    °!    ba-v- 500    of after the President found it en corn    e1^ puppi^. his w eekend beach stroll with1 Loss was estimated at his friends. C. G. “Bebe” Re-’HO-OW- Firemen kept    flames    loss of $3,938 on two rental prop- bozo and Revert Abplanalp. dun- from spreading    to other    farm    erties in Boston and Madison, ing a visit to Grand Cay rn the buildings.    VV is. Bahamas and found the young No cause war immediately de- With exemptions for himself, man was an airman apprentice (ermined.    his wife and their three children, with a navy helicopter squadron    - Kennedy reported taxable    in- sr.:p in the Honorary Leadership    ^ ^ad been aboard the Guam    What    Chaar    Plans    come of $353,139, on which    he Society sad 20 for membership    being transported from Norfolk.    „    ,    P31"1 S217 &44 in federal in the Scholastic Honor Society    Va . y Dresent at jacj,.    Program    for    Children and $26,348 to the state. ^Tanned f™^fshin    in .he    Fla    ~    ««*    «    Hb ak° ^ he J11351 Tapped for membership    rn the    ^ Sundav    ^ Honorary Leadership Society :happeDed t0 ^ were the following Eastern dav-the President made a tele Iowans Upper Iowa College Students Honored FAYETTE — Seventeen students were tapped for member- taxes Otto Arcaute and David Rutt, Fayette: James Bushkofsky. El- uTvpptnur kader; Robert Furino, Ar.amo-sa; Robert McNamara, Jesup: Jon Miller. McGregor: Thomas Witthoft, Washington, and Steve Worcester. Cedar Rapids. Scholastic Honor Society members from East Iowa include: Larry Busse, Ronald Crawford, Joyce Dahlquist, Elaine Pickett and Mary Yolker, all of Fayette; Carolyn Dale. Mr Vernon; Marcia Dernier, Elgin; Donald Elders, Stanley; Furino, Anamosa; Cindy Koeiker, Manchester; McNamara. Jesup; Randi Neuenswar.der. Cedar Rapids; Claudia Northrop. Arlington; David Reisner, Waukon; Louise Thura, Elkader; Denise Van De Berg. Hawkeye; Kathy Wilhelmi, Center Point, ar.d Juke Wilson, Yan Home. Plans are which    under w ay for a summer recre-    estate    taxes. $64 in gasoline happened    to be    Armed Forces    ation program for the children    taxes, $362    in general sales taxes of What Cheer. This program an<i ^ taxes on personal ca., to Larry s grand- vvHl consist of art and craft properties. father.    VV    I ll/am    L. Skap.es of    pi^Oi^ets and som^ athletic ac-    Kennedv    used the tax form s Pa.,    whose name    tivities to be taught bv suitably    checkoff    contribute $1 of hi$ and address were on the mes- qualified personnel    '    taxes t0 pol^ie3! campaign sage that was dated March 23    —■    1    1 „ . , ,    ...    fund and listed $2-5. the maxi- —a1 most two months ago. , he program wi.l include cdi!* mum amount allow able, for con-Nixon told about finding the ,romn ie    5    through    tributions to political candidates. I message, and according to a    ^    last    weeks,    be-    Kennedy    declined    to    be    im-; White House spokesman, a ^innLn® djne m 1    mediately quoted about his tax somewhat startled grandfather P,m'    _    returns, but said    the data was said of his message - writing Activities    will    be    held    in    the    released because    of the public’s grandson: ‘ He’s a good boy— public park    and    in    case    of    bad    growing concern    about the ex-1 he’s a fine boy. He didn’t do weather the    Community    Center    tra income of elected officials, anything wrong did he ” The will be used. Participation in the What Cheer Summer Recreation program is limited to those families living within the corporate city limits. The price will be determined by how many children enroll in the program. wrong President assured Staples that the call from the nation’s com-mander-in-chief didn't involve any trouble, and Nixon said he was proud of the navy and all the men who serve in it, a White House spokesman related. DR. CRAVEN . DE KT! ST W>CT»a LIMITED TO DENTURE WORK 113 I st Av*. SE, C*4of f    la. Dtt Mc -«i • Mavon Ct/ 5 x Qty Come in and get... answers to your questions INSURANCE SHOPPING? Tor o wida selection of inturanco tarvicat, tao your local Independent Insurance Agent, Henry Witmer. He write* for a number of companies ond tfnot gives you a choice. Tor outo, homeowners, commericiol, form and othor kinds of insurance, let an Independent Agent do your shopping for you. WITWER INSURANCE 701 MNB Phone 362-3030 lowa-lllinois now has a ‘‘Customers’ Ideas and Information Center“ display board filled with informative booklets and folders covering a wide variety of subjects. There is no charge for any of this material, and you are invited to come in, look them over, and help yourself to any you care to select. Here are some of the Important subjects covered in these booklets and folders; • Ways to Conserve Energy and Save Money —-Winter and Summer • How to Insulate Your Home • How to Use Natural Gas Safely and Efficiently • Utility Bill Budget Payment Plan • Home Appliances — Use and Care, Service, Sources, Energy Requirements • How to Take Care of Your Gas Grill • Kitchen and Laundry Planning and Design • Facts about Gas Space Heating • Ways to Solve Laundering Problems • Thermal Insulation For Windows • Money Saving Menus and Recipes • Outdoor Cooking with a Gas Grill • Broad Variety of Films/Slides Available on a Loan Basis to Schools/Organized Groups lf you are unable to come in to pick up the material you want, just give us a call and we will be happy to mail copies to you. f you have Questions that can t be answered from literature on our display board, the I.I.C. Answer Team is ready to assist you personally. Iowa Illinois Gas and Electric Company Ideas and Information Centers 327 Third Street S. E. Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401 364-5101 ;

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