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Cedar Rapids Gazette

May 26, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - May 26, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 2A Tlie Cedar Kapids Gazelle: Sun.. May 20, 1971 Camp Good Health Previously reported. Jn memory of K. J, Vorkoper In memory of Rosa Klinger, Wesley Klinger. Helen M. Klinger and Anna Klinger In memory of Suth- erland 1) o w s, sr., Herbert II. Hender- son. Marshall G. Hardesty. Ilillis M. Gill and Louise H a t h a a y from Light Compa- ny Round Table club............... In memory of Dr. and Mrs. AV. F. Naibert.. A friend............ In memory of our loved ones from Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Smith and Mrs. Forde Smith Anonymous'......... In memory of Mr. and Mrs. Charles AV. Monn from Mr. and Mrs. Earl S n y d e r, Iowa City In m e m o r y of our sons and our many friends from Mr. and Mrs. John Jiaybuni In loving memory of AVillard Dart Smith In memory of Dr. J. K. Stepp In Memory of loved ones from Clara F. Stewart, Lisbon---- In memory of our loved ones In memory of Jessie Zager from Kenneth AV. Morehead, Clar- ence In memory of Daisey Zalesky, Marg a r e t Brammer, Edna Ab- b e y, Martha Heald, Rachel Hodgin and Farrell Dyson from Iota Epsilon chapter, Pi Omicron National sorority........... Ill memory of our husband and broth- er, Arie (Ike) Dc- Vries, on his birth- day, May 28, from Ruby and Theressa In memory of Lor- raine and Clair___ In memory of Mother and Dad from Olga Nalt In memory of Helen Prescott and Leah Burrows from La- dies Auxiliary No. 2272 of Fraternal Or- der of Eagles In memory of Nellie M. Pfaff In memory of our fathers, Leo Rohlena and Lawrence Olson, from Delores and Don............... A11 r u r i a club, Mt. Vcrnon............ In memory of Jerry Ard and S. G. Platt from Barbara Ard In memory of Harry Apgar from Grace Apgar............. In memory of Mother and Dad from Grace Apgar............. In memory of Harry and Lulu Brainerd from Alice In memory of Ruth Burger from friends and neighbors In loving memory of my husband, Ben G. Drahovzal In m e m fl r y of our son, Archie Eckcrt, jr., from Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Eckert, Center Point In memory of my husband, Milo C. Feycrabend Forgct-Mc-Not circle, King's Dau g h t e r s and Sons In memory of our parents, Mr. and Mrs. N. K. Hoffman, from L e n n e. Ilcpker and Hazel Funk........ In memory of "Bud" Jcnkinsou from a neighbor In memory of Johnnie and iiis grandfather In memory of Rut h and Harry King from Bill, Barbara and Lisa Orton In m c m o r y of our nephew and cousin, .Terry Kolda, from Mr. and Mrs. J. Vanccck, Betty and Leonard, jr., Bonnie. Mcrrificld and Mary Anne Anderson Ladies A u x i I i a r y, Fleet Reserve Assn. Unit 210 Ladies Auxiliary NCI. 2272 of Fraternal Or- der of Eagles com- munity service In loving memory of my Jiusband, Leon Lcficngcr In in cm ory of my 100.00 75.00 30.00 25.00 25.00 25.00 25.00 25.00 25.00 25.00 25.00 husband, Charles 11. f Luloff. Independence 250.00 ln of loved ones in lieu of flow- ers from Mary Lou- ise In memory of Fred AV. In memory of John and Ktta .Masmisson. ICIfie. A n n e, ,Rnby and Marie from Mrs. 1'arke Parks In memory of A'erna MeSwiegan from Mr. and Mrs. Jaek Zazzu In memory of Harold 1'opelka In memory of Bill and Freda Rocharek from 50.00 Mr. and Mrs. Alex Hofferber In memory of Mr. and Mrs. Charles AV. Rol- lins and Lillian Rol- lins fro in Mr. and Mrs. Celan Rollins In memory of Rusty and twins, Mom and Dad, from Mildred Roztocil, Swishcr In memory of our loved ones from H. F. Marlys and For- rest Smilhs........ In loving memory of our daughter, Leone Ruth Stoclola, and sister and brother- in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Koutnik, from Mr. and Mrs. Frank Cesck In loving memory of my husband In memory of past presidents of Amer- ican Legion Auxili- ary, Hanford unit No. 5.............. In loving memory of my parents, Marion and Lottie Banks, from Leona and Bill Leonard and family In loving memory of my busband, Arthur AV. Basham, from Eva.............. In loving memory of my husband's father and mother, the Rev. and Mrs. Charles Basham from Eva Basliam In memory of John J. B u r e s h from his family In m e m o r y of my husband, C. Gerald Darsee In m e m o r y of our parents, Mr. and Mrs. Benjiman Eby, and brother, Duane Eby, from Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Ambuehl, Monticello In memory of my mother, Helen Em- mert, from Mrs. Don Russel, Thorp, AVis. In memory of Ed S. Fay from Mr. and Mrs. Lester Tebbe.. In Feme's memory from Merle, Lisbon.. In memory of my husband, Earl F. Funk, from JIazel In memory of our beloved son, John AV. Hadish, from Mom and Dart........... In memory of my sister, Sylvia Hart, from Grace Apgar.. In memory of Ber- nard Hershcy from Grace Apgar In memory of Leo Hcrshey from Grace Apgar............. i In memory of Ilow- 10.011! ard from Bess (In luviug memory of j my husband. Oscar K. 11 o w u r d. from 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.U 10.01 10.00 10.00 10.00 25.00 20.00 20.00 20.00 20.00 15.00 15.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 5.00 Hardly a Windfall Revenue Sharing Is Costing City 5.00! Gladys In in e m o r y of our brother. O s e a r 1'. Howard, from Ada- line AV f b 1 e y. DPS .Moines, a n d Kslher Keener, signurney.. 5.00 In memory of Jerome Koldu from Mr. and Mrs. Carl Sadilek ami .Air. ami Mrs. Don Sadilek 5.00 In m e m o r y of our nephew and cousin. Jerry K o 1 d a, from Mr. and Mrs. John Hadish and Judy Latluon 5.00 En loving memory of our sister and her h u s b a n il, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lellh, from Eva Basham and Ella Luliiff 5.00 .n loving memory of our parents, Bert and Grace Leonard, from Bill and Leona Leon- ard and family..... 5.0( .n memory of Henry, AValter and Delores Meyer, .A'ietor...... 5.00 n loving memory of my beloved husband, Bill Mrstik, from Ann, Fairfax 5.00 n memory of Law- rence E. Olson from Harry Mullin and Myrene Wilson 5.00 n memory of Park De. A'. Parks 5.00 n m e m o r y of Bill Perrin from the Ken- nedys 5.00 n m e m o r y of Joy Richtarik.......... 5.00 n loving memory of our parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rollins and Mr. and Mrs. Anton Serovy from Mr. and Mrs. Gayle Rollins 5.00 n loving memory of our brother and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin from Eva Basham and Ella Luloff 5.00 n loving memory of our father and moth- er, Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Smith, from Eva Basham and Ella Lu- off 5.00 i an e m o r y of Dr. George A. Stauffa- cher 5.00 memory of Mary and Joseph Tlusty.. 5.00 memory of Edith and Karen AVaskow 4.00 memory of Clem- ent Farnswoiih from Airs. Ralph AV. Ste- phenson 3.00 memory of the birthday of our Dad, Charles Nove...... 3.00 memory of great- grandpa Leo Evans rom Jaye......... 2.00 i memory of great- grandparents George i H d Libbie Fiescler Trom Jaye 2.00 i memory of grand- Iia William J. Eies- elcr from Jaye 2.00 memory of Frank vubovec (deda) from Jaye 2.00 n memory of Harold raves of Clark, S.D. 2.00 otal 974 Budget et to be raised 5.00! By.Alike Deupree A public hearing June 5 will help (lie city council decide how to use in feder- al revenue sharing, due be- tween July 1, 1971, and June 30.1975. JCJjy HcdtNotes: That will bring to almost million (lie amount of reve- nue sharing ailthorized in Cedar Kapids in the three years (he program has been operating. Quite a windfall, all that extra cash, isn't it'.' o a NO, IT isn't, in the view of city officials. They think fed- eral revenue sharing may be costing the city up to mil- lion a year. The state and local fiscal assistance act of 1972, which provides for revenue sharing, was supposed to be "new money" given to cities and counties with less red tape than the old categorical grant system of federal funding. The idea, as it was ex- plained prior to the act's pas- sage, Mayor Don Canney said, was to give more flexibility in the use of the funds to local decision-makers. Local governments were as- sured the program would have no effect on existing pro- grams. Cedar Rapids received its first revenue sharing check on Dec. 11, 1972. Less than a month later George Romney, then secretary of housing and urban development made u speech in Houston and the roof foil in. Romney announced a series of freezes, suspensions and impoundments. One of the first effects noticed in Cedar Rapids involved an applica- tion for funds for the million Kenwood ditch storm sewer project. "We had that application in, and bourn, it came back to said Intergovernmental Coordinator Tom Aller. o THE APPLICATION went back to the desk of Public Im- provements Commissioner Richard Phillips, with a note saying, in effect, "We aren't funding that kind of tiling any- more." A! about the same time, applications for for three open spaces programs came back. Later, a request for about for land acquisition in the Vinton ditch project came back. Practically all the federal sources of funds for water pollution control, housing pro- grams, water and sewer faci- lities and open spaces sud- denly weren't sources of funds any "longer. There is no way to directly tie revenue sharing to the cut- backs, Canney said, but it's hard to believe the two are unrelated. The federal budget, like any other, has only so much money available. When a new program (revenue sharing) is created, calling for expendi- tures of about billion per Clements To Be Honored A public reception honorin, Ralph Clements for 30 years o service on the public librar board of trustees will be heli next Sunday. The event will be from 2 to m. in the Stewart Memoria ounge of Gage Memorial union at Coe college. Clements' three decades or ;he board of trustees is the long est term of service ever servet on a municipal board or com mission. Dr. William Ramstad, prcsi dent of the library board, saic iaturday that representatives o city government, Stamats Pub ishing Co., Coe and The Ga zette will participate in a brie program at 3 p.m. June 1 Start for Art Center Summer Hours The Cedar Rapids Art center 24 Third street SE, will bcgii summer hours Saturday. The new hours will be from 1 i.m. to 5 p.m. seven days i veek from June 1 to Aug. 31. The Art center will not b' ipen in the evening. "Lion of Judah" The Biblical "Lion of vhich formerly ranged from ireece to central India, today s found only in the Gir foresl f India's Kathiawar Peninsula Only about 200 of these Asiatic ions, which closely resemble heir African counterparts, sur ive in the wild. Politicol Advertising Political Advertising 10.00 10.00 10.01) Decisions made in our county government must be based on the needs of all the people." VOTE JUNE IFOR Stan Ginsberg Democrat Linn County Supervisor Clements served a stint at The Gazette before joining the staff at Stamats. Upon his retirement from Stamats he served several years as public relations direc- tor at Coe. The library board of trustees and the Friends of the Library will co-host next Sunday's re- ception. Serving with Dr. Ram- stad on the committee are Mrs. Kingsley Grant and Mrs. John Carpenter. Mike Deupree year, the money has to come from somewhere. Part of Aller's job is keep- ing tabs on pending legislation that might affect cities, and coordinating grant applica- tions. 90 HE SAID the city was re- ceiving about million in federal fund s each year through categorical programs, and is now getting less than million each year in revenue sharing. Besides the projects men- tioned earlier, the HUD hous- ing program funds were fro- zen. That put an end to plans for low-cost, subsidized hous- ing for low-income families and elderly persons. Through continued efforts on the part of state FHA Director Nate Ruben, money has become available for the elderly housing project. It will amount to about per year in subsidies. But hopes for another 180 leased housing units for fami- lies, to supplement the 220 now in existence in Cedar Rap- ids, aren't too bright. An announcement was made last September ihat funding would be available for units nationwide. But the new regulations covering availabi- lity of the funds haven't been formulated yet, eight months later, so Cedar Rapids can't even apply for them. Canney doesn't believe that's accidental. "There have been 38 court cases involving impound- the mayor said, "and the federal government lost 34 of them." Rather than take a chance on impounding the funds and losing a court battle, lie be- lieves, the funds were official- ly released but are effec- tively "impounded" by delays hi writing the regulations. President Nixon has also impounded billion in Envir- onmental Protection Agency (EPA) funds during the last Ihri'e years. That's half amount authorized by congress in the clean water act of 1972 which passed over Nixon's veto. The funds are being slowly released now, but not all of them. Reimbursement grants from the impounded funds, for water pollution control proj- ects, are running about 20 months behind and are mak- ing up only about 50 percent of what was expected. And. of course, the urban renewal and neighborhood development program (NDPi projects have been ended. The replacement for urban renewal, NDP, open spaces, model cities and a host of other defunct programs is being created in congress now. It's commonly referred to as special revenue sharing. The name of the bill, which was passed by the senate and is now in a house committee, is the community develop- ment act. The act is supposed to re- place, with a "block" grant, the funds previously received through various categorical programs. The amount each city will receive is to be based o n the average received through the other programs between 1968 and 1972. Sounds you take a close look at the formula for finding the average. The key, at least in (he case of Cedar Kapids, is that Hie average is based on commitments made during that five-year period. e MOST large urban renewal projects across the country, including the two in Cedar Rapids, were committed prior lo 1968. No credit will be re- ceived under special revenue sharing for urban renewal funds. What does Ihat mean in dol- lars? The actual average yearly funds received by Cedar Rapids through those pro- grams between 1968 and 1972 was about million. Under the special revenue sharing formula, that will be replaced by about million. What it boils down to is that with special revenue sharing and the gift of regular reve- nue sharing, the city will be receiving quite a bit less than it did before the congress got generous. The budget couldn't stand too many gifts like that. (Next Sunday: How .the rev- enue sharing funds are being used, and how the city council makes the decisions about where to use them.) .f pr'the._Fjjnest. iJivRairits__ WEEK SPECIAL DOZEN CARNATIONS IN YOUR CHOICE OF CEMETERY VASE OR HOME VASE Hi g-n A 5 3501 FIRST AVE. S.E.-DELIVERY SERVICE 363-2675 'Open Monday through Saturday 8 to 5 REWARD For information leading to the discovery of Guy H. Heckle of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Guy has been missing since February 3, 1973 while attending a Boy Scout campout' in Toddville area near the Cedar River, 9 miles N.W. of Cedar Rapids. Description at time of disappearance Age 11 Height 47" Build Slender Weight 70 Ib. Hair: Dark Brown Eyes: Hazel Race: White Complexion: Medium freckled Not wearing glasses at time of disappearance Any person having knowledge of whereabouts of Guy H. Heckle please contact: Linn County Sheriff Box 5034 Cedar Rapids, Iowa 319-398-3431 Iowa Bureau of Criminal Investigation Des Moines, Iowa 515-281-5138 ;