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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - May 20, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                2 The Cedar Rapids Gaifllt: 31on.. May 20. 1911 GOP Had 2 Caucuses Energy Conservation BIG GEORGEI Results Are Listed n i' AXAMOSA In One O. A ;here say cofiservatioji' By Dale Kueter Bertram we always had io find 'l have saved Iowa tax- Peoole who think dor-, wopie wno uuns interest in mg the Sas; eight months. I the Republican party has Reformatory officials said the: with Watergate had better thick' "Nlre cor.ccntratcxt cffor; to save en-: again ''I didn'i catch the notice began in October and the' While ihe turnout at Linn ths !hat of both the inmates I county GOP caucuses April was small in some places, itInice turnout." Broken down, an estimated; turns out the 31st precinct in; Mrs. Palmer said Dorothy i "-60'-' was savcd !0i Cedar Rapids held two meet- j Ross and Doris Lanphere "who S0 v-'ith ings. kre Because of a mixup, caucus, _will cans in that northeast side cinct held caucuses boih at Ei-icounty ccniral June senhower school and at the! 14. Park Towne apartments recrea-; Thai is the Linn Republi- tion room. icar-s !heir count-v con' Only four showed up at Eisen- hower, which had been the loca- tion publicized for the precinct An estimated was saved the use of fuel oi! through conservation efforts, said. meeting. There were 17 at the Park Towne caucus, making it one of the biggest turnouts in the county. Eisenhower Official "The Eisenhower caucus hasi p.m. at the Roose-i Burial in C. R. j 1 For Harry Schurfieldj COGGOX Harry Schurfieldj 77, a former Coggon No Law County Auditor Merle Kopel Virgil Parfchjsouth Viets Hit j Back at Enemy Close to Saigon BEN CAT, South Vielnam Warning Seen In Australian Leader's Slender Victory SYDNEY, Australia I Prime Minister Cough IVliil- AP.I Backed by heavy ljabor government ap- ami artillery support. Souths Monday to have won n- Vietnamese troops launched hree-pnmged counter-offensive] poi Monday against North .aborltcs> narr newspapers mid s said the ese forces Saigon. miles north of irrow victory inar- o....._ a warning from Hie voters. i The latest re-turns showed i Sunday that Labor had won M 's southwest] Tnangle" area along the Saigon frMrtry party coalition Wliillum lias pledged to con- tinue to tarry out his legisla- tive program, which includes a ilate-conlrolled healih insurance plan and a government-run pe- lioltuift aiu! mineral resources authority. He became prime minister in 172, over a Uberal- ministry headed by McMalion. Major is- said there is no statutory law- requiring advance notice of where party precinct caucuses will be held, but party rules do require such notification. Mrs. Palmer said there was to 1 .t T M I also a shift in the meeting place be the official one, said county GOP Chairman Frances se that's where i we said it would be. "No one was trying to pull any hanky-panky. It was just a case of ample human she said. George Clifford and Jill Dunn have been serving as 31st pre- cinct co-chairmen. Clifford said he called the meeting at Park Towne "because when I lived in Tornado Aid Deadline In West Branch Hears Wednesday is the final day victims of the West Branch tor- nado may apply for Red Cross assistance, Bob McCreary, director of disaster services for the Iowa division of Red Cross, said recently. Red Cross had a represent-! ative in the West Branch city! hall for three days of a caucus in south Cedar Rapids. She said ihe caucus was to have been held at Prairie school, but the janitor forgot io "No, no, no, George! That's one of died Sunday at Jacksonville, L 111., where he had resided recent years. Born'Feb. 20, 1897, at Loui- siana, Mo., he ws? married Anna Tompkins. Mr. Schurfield.j a registered pharmacist, had1 unlock the door. Republicans there waited for 15 minutes past the starting time for the caucus, to assure no one would be stranded, then shifted the meeting to a private Robert Kooiker, Jacksonville, and three grandchildren. Graveside services: 3 p.m. Tuesday at Linwood cemetery, Cedar Rapids. Beatty-Beurle funeral home, Cedar Rapids, is in charge of local arrangements. Nixon Call Re Finding Me KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) on a deserted beach in the Bahamas, President Nixon found a green-tinged bottle washed ashore amid the seaweed, carrying a message from ssage in Bottle He wished Staples well and told him to inform his grandson j Lam- that the note had been found. Departments Af nuorcuillo Pica iSay Kennedy Paid a regisierea pnarmacisi, nao; I I "i" previously owned and operated! J LJ. O. I cJX6j drug stores in Atkins and Cog-j gon. BOSTON1 (AP) Senator Ed Surviving are a daughter, 1 ward Kennedy (0-Mass.) pai  published the joint tax return filed by Kennedy and his wife Joan, reporting the Massa- chusetts Democrat's income be- yond his congressional salary ol Kennedy's income included in dividends, from the Joseph P. Kennedy 1926 trust, from the Joseph P. Kennedy 1936 trust, from publications, speaking fees following the persons tornado, wantini Since ig assis- tance have been referred to the Red Cross office in Cedar Rapids. Commenting on the deadline, McCreary explained, "Rec Cross assistance is designed to meet tha immediate needs oi ihe family as a result of losses from a disaster, so it's neces- sary to establish a period of. eligibility." Upper Iowa College Students Honored FAYETTE Seventeen stu- dents were tapped for member- ship in the Honorary Leadership Society and 30 for membership in the Scholastic Honor Society at Upper Iowa college. Tapped for membership in the Honorary Leadership Society were the 'following Eastern lowans: Otto Arcaute and David Rutt, Fayette; James Bushkofsky, El- kader; Robert Furino, Anamo- sa; Robert McNamara, Jesup; Jon Miller, McGregor: Thomas Witthoft, Washington, and Steve Worcester, Cedar Rapids. Scholastic Honor Society mem- bers from East Iowa include: Larry Busse, Ronald Craw- ford, Joyce Dahlquist, Elaine Pickett and Mary Yolker, all of Fayette; Carolyn Dake, Mt. Vernon; Marcia Dennler, Elgin; Donald Ehlers, Stanley; Furino, Anamosa; Cindy Koelker, Man- chester; McXamara, Jesup; Randi Neuenswander, Cedar Rapids; Claudia Northrop. Ar- lington; David Reisner, Wau- kon; Louise Thurn, Elkader; Denise Van De Berg, Hawkeye; Kathy Wilhelmi, Center Point, and Julie Wilson, Van Home. It had to be broken open F i r e m e n and miscellaneous sources get at the somewhat Dyersville, Farley weUs logged note that Vienna were on the and Louisiana owned t> "I'm aboard the U.S.S. Guam. I have a watch. I had nothing to do so I'm writing you if you find it please write to this address and tell them you found this message from their grandson." The White House checked out the letter from Larry 41-i hours Saturday at a blaze on the Bernard Kass farm northeast of Dyersville. Flames apparently started in an uppeil portion of the barn and burned through the roof. Heavy damage to the barn was reported, along with the loss of 200 bales of hay, 500 bushels Forest Oil Co. The lat Joseph P. Kennedy was the sena tor's father. Kennedy deducted from his income S38.773 in current taxes other than federal; for mortgage interest; for charitable contributions; and in net miscellaneous after the President found it and eight his weekend beach stroll was estimated also claimed a ne his friends, C. G. "Hebe" Firemen kept of on two rental prop bozo and Robert Abplanalp, spreading to other in Boston and Madison ing a visit to Grand Cay in Bahamas and found the cause was immediately exemptions for himself man was an airman wife and their three children with a navy helicopter reported taxable in and had been aboard the Guam being transported from Norfolk, Va., to his present post at Cheer Plans Program for of on which paid in federal taxe and to the state. sonville. CHEER Plans also said he paid ir Then Sunday night way for a summer estate taxes, S64 in gasoline happened to be Armed program for the in general sales taxe; the President made a What Cheer. This in taxes on persona phone call to Larry's consist of art and father, William L. Staples and some athletic used the tax form's Havertown, Pa., whose to be taught by to contribute of his and address, were on the to the political campaigr sage that was dated March 23 two months ago. Nixon told about finding the message, and according to program will include children from the ages of 5 through 12 and will last six weeks, and listed the maxi mum amount allowable, for con tributions to political candidates Kennedy declined to be im White House spokesman, June 17 from 1 to quoted about his tas somewhat startled but said the data was said of his message will be held in because of the public's grandson: "He's a good park and in case of concern about the ex he's a fine boy. He didn't do did he the Community Center vill hp income of elected officials. President assured Staples Participation in the What the call from the nation's com- j Cheer Summer Piecreation GRAVEN mander-in-chief didn't involve 'gram is limited to those DENTIST PZACT1CE UMITEDTO any trouble, and Nixon said he! lies living within the WORK was proud of the navy and all city limits. The price will be lit Ave. Sc, Cedar RopHs, la. :he men who serve in it. a White terrnined by how many Moir.ei Maion Oty House spokesman related. enroll in the INSURANCE SHOPPING? For a wide selection of insurance services, see your local Independent Insurance Agent, Henry Wirwer. He writes for a number of companies and that gives you a choice. For auto, homeowners, commericial, farm and other kinds of insurance, let an Independent Agent do your shopping for you. INSURANCE 701 MNB Phone 362-3030 Teacher Conservation Camp Set in Ottumwa SIGOURNEY The 1974 Iowa river. Government artillery and planes were blasting the village, i crumbling scores of ramshackle tin-roofed homes. Most of An Dien's 2.000 civilians 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 blew up a fuel storage tank at the country's biggest depot, six miles south- east of Saigon. One sapper was killed as his comrades es- caped. l teachers conservation camp will; American sources said the in- be held at Indian Hills Commu- j creased activity by the Commu- Ottumwa thisinists apparently was meant to nity college year. This is good for three hours of college credit. The Keokuk county soil con- servation district will sponsor one teacher and attempt to get others interested in scholar- ships. Sessions are open to both mark Sunday's 84th birth anni versary of the late North Viet- namese leader Ho Chi Minn. They also said the Communist command was trying to im- prove its military position and advance of a possible general offensive at some later time. elementary and-secondary! 5 o m South Vietnamese teachers-. [sources said an offensive al- Course dates are July 8 to had begun. They expected at Indian Hills Community col-jhe fighting to continue lege. Courses will cover natural resources, conservation and en- vironmental management. Tu- ition for undergraduate is ?102 and for a graduate student ?105. .iving accommodations and meals will be available at rea- sonable cost for those needing :hem. For further information con- :act the Keokuk county SCS of- fice in Sigourney. through June when the mon- soons will have arrived in force. At least government in- fantrymen and rangers and about 50 armored vehicles were moving on An Dien from the south, southeast and west. One of the government columns was Ite miles from the village and the others seven miles away. They reported meeting no resis- tance. had 57. Six seats were unde- cided. The old house had 125 seats, 67 held by Labor. Most analysts predicted the final inuy not be known for several days will give Labor a majorlly of one to three seals. The leader of the majority party or coal- ition in the house becomes prime minister and forms the government. In the tight race for the sen- ate, the experts predicted Labor may take from 29 to 31 of the 60 seats. It Held 26 in the old senate. Snedden, 47, sues ;it that lime dealt with for- eign .-iffairs, and Wliitlum car- ried through his pledge to re- duce Australia's military com- mitments overseas and push for the acceptance of Australia into the Asian community. had forged his campaign on what he saw as voter discontent over the coun- try's 14 percent inflation rate. He refused to concede the elec- tion by Sunday night, although he said Labor appeared to be winning a majority. Snedden said Labor's lack of a big margin, and 'its apparent loss of seats, was a warning light to Whitlam. The Sydney Morning Herald agreed, saying in an editorial that "for the Labor party and especially for Mr. Whitlam, even the best result in the present confusing circum- stances represents a sharp rebuff." Another paper, the Australian, said the 58-year-old prime min- ister's close shave meant "the voters have thought again and decided that if Mr. Whitlam is letter, he is. not so mudi bet- Rep. Hargrave Will Speak at Honors Banquet State Rep. William Hargrave (D-Iowa City) will be speaker for Hie 12th annual Cedar Rapids Negro Civic Organiza- tion scholarship banquet honor- ing black graduating high school seniors. Co-sponsors for the affair this year are the Black Federation of School Em- ployes. Seventeen high school seniors will be honored. The banquet will be held at p.m. Friday in the fellow- ship hall of St. Paul's United Methodist church, 1340 Third avenue SE. For reservations, telephone 365-3198 or 362-3313. Hargrave was graduated from :he Chicago public school sys- tem. He came to Iowa as a mili- tary adviser to the army re- serve in 1966. He retired in 1968 after serving more than 20 years in the army. He was enrolled at the Uni- versity of Iowa in 1970 while serving as a deputy sheriff of Johnson county, and is continu- ing his education in the field of sociology. He has been active in various youth activities. FORMATION' CENTER Cjome in find ahsweiiJ questions lowa-lllinoisr 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 USB 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 Available on a Loan Basis to Groups If 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 If 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 364-51O1   

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