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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - May 26, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                 I In-  Previously reported $ In memory of R. J.  Vorkoprr.......  In memory of Rosa Klin g e r, Wesley Klinger, Helen M. Klinger and Anna  Klinger ........  In memory of Sutherland ll o w s. sr., Herbert ll, Henderson. Marshall G. Hardesty. Hillis M. (•ill and Louise Hatha w a y from Light Company Round Table  rlub...... .....  In memory of Hr. and Mrs. W. F. Naibert .  A friend ........  In rn e rn o r y of our loved ones from Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Smith and Mrs.  Forde Smith ......  Anonymous ......  In memory of Mr. and Mrs. Charles \V. Monn from Mr. and Mrs. Far! Snyder,  Iowa City .........  In memory of our sons and our many friends from Mr. and Mrs. John Rayburn In loving memory of Willard 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 /ager from Kenneth W. Morehead, Clarence .............  In memory of Daisey Zalesky, Marg aret Brammer, Edna Ab-b e y, Martha Heald. Rachel ll <ul gin and Farrell Dyson from Iota Fpsilon chapter,  Pi Omicron National sorority  In memory of our husband and brother, Arie tike) DeVries. on his birthday, May 28. from Ruby and Theressa In memory of Lorraine and < lair In memory of Mother and Dad from Olga  Najt ..........  In memory of Helen Prescott and Leah Burrows from Ladies Auxiliary No. 2272 of Fraternal Order of Eagles......  In memory of Nellie  M. Pfaff ......  In me m o r y of our fathers, Leo Kohlena and Law rence Olson, from Delores and Don  A 11 r u r i a club, Mt.  Vernon 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 rn e rn o r y of our son, Archie Eckert, jr., from Mr. and Mrs. A. It. Eckert, Center Point In rn e in o r y of my Ii u s b a n d, Milo C. Feyerabend Forget-Me-Not circle, King's Dau g Ii t e r s and Sons  In memory of our parents, Mr. and Mrs.  V I . Hoffman, from I, e o ti e Ifepker and Hazel l unk In memory of “Bud” Jerikinson from a neighbor In memory of Johnnie and bis grandfather In memory of Ruth and II a r r y King from Bill, Barbara and Lisa Orton In memory of our nephew and cousin, Jerry Kolda, from Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Lancerk, Betty and Leonard, jr., Bonnie Merrifield and Mary Anne Anderson Ladies Auxiliar v, fleet Reserve Assn. Unit 2 Hi Ladies Auxiliary No, 2272 of I raternal Order of Fugles community service In loving memory of mv husband, Leon Learntrr In in e rn o r y of my     cc  re  **  co    31 husband. Charles ll.        In memory of How              I I.uloff, Independence    KLOC    ard from Bess    5.00      250.01    I In memory of loved        In loving memory of              ones in lieu of flow        my husband, Oscar              ers from Mary Lou        I . Howard, from              ise    in.no    Gladys    5.00          In memory of Fred W.        In in e in u r > of our          I on (if    Niesz.    10.00    brother. O s c a r L.          I UvtVl    In memory of J o h n        Howard, from Ada-              and Etta Alagnusson,        line AA chit* v, Des              FIfie, A ti n e, Ruby        Aloincs, a ti d Esther              aud Marie from Airs.        Keener, Sigourney    5.00          Farke Parks    10.00    In memory of Jerome              In memory of Aetna        Kolda from Mr. and              McSwiggan from Mr.        Mrs. Carl Sadilck              and Airs. Jack Zazza    10.00    and Mr. and Mrs.              In mcmor> of Harold        Don Sadilek    5.00          Popclka    10.00    In memory of our          73.00    In memory of Bill and        nephew and cousin,              Freda Rocharek from        J e r r y AA. Knit! a,          50.00    .Mr. and Airs. Alex        from Air. and Alts.          40.00    Hofferber    10.00    John ll a ti i s It aud              In memory of Mr. aud        Judy Lathrop    5.00          Mrs. Charles AA. Rol        Iti loving memory of              lins and Lillian Rol        our sister and her              lins from Mr. and        It u s h a it d. Air. and          30.00    Mrs. (’elan Rollins    10.00    Airs. Robert Leith.              In memory of Rusty        from Eva Basham          25.00    and twins, Mom and        and Kila I.uloff    5.00          Dad. fro tit Mildred        Iii loving memory of              Roztocil, Swisher    10.00    our parents. Bert and              In memory of our        Grace Leonard, from              hived ones from IL        Bill and Leona Leon          25.00    F. Martys and For        ard and family    5.00          rest Smiths    10.00    In memory of Henry,              In loving: memory of        AAaltor and Delores              our daughter. Leone        Ate> cr. A ietor    5.00      25.00    Ruth Stodola, a n d        In loxing memory of              sister and brother-        my beloved husband,          25.00    in-law. Mr. and Mrs.        Bill Al r s t i k, from              Leo Koutnik, from        Ann, Fairfax    5.00      25.00    Mr. and Mrs. Frank        In memory of Law              Cesek ...........    10.00    rence F. Olson from              In loving memory of        AIrs^ Harry >1 Ullin          25.00    my husband    5.00    anti Myrene AAilson    5.00          In rn e rn o r y of past        In memory of Park          25.00    presidents of Amer        De. A . Parks    5.00          ican Legion Auxili        Iii rn e rn o r y of Bill              ary, Hanford unit        Perrin from the Ken-              ! No. 5.............    5.00    nedys ............    5.00      25.00    In loving: memory of        Iii memory of Joy              my parents, Marion        Riehtarik    5.00          and Lottie Banks,        In loving memory of              from Leona and Bill        our patents, Mr. and              Leonard and family    5.00    Mrs. Frank Rollins              In loving memory of        and Air. and Airs.              my husband, Arthur        Anton Sonny from              AA. Basham, from        Air. and Airs. Gayle              Eva ..........    5.00    Rollins    5.00      25.00    In loving memory of        In loving memory of              my husband s father        our brother and his              and mother, the Rev.        wife. Air. and Airs.              and Mrs. Charles        Edwin Smith, from              Basham from Eva        Lva Basham and              Bashatn    5.00    Lila Luloff    5.00      20.00    In memory of John J.        In loving memory of              Buresh from his        our father and moth          20.00    family    5.00    er. Air. and Airs. Af.              In rn e rn ti r y of my        AL Smith, from Eva              husband. C. Gerald        Basham and Kila Lu          20.00    Darsee    5.00 I    loff ...............    5.00          In memory of our        In memory of Dr.              parents, Mr. and Mrs.        George A. Stauffa-              Benjinian Lby, and        rher .............    5.00          brother. Duane Lby,        In memory of Alary              I rom Mr. and .Mrs.        and Joseph Tlusty    5.00      20.00    Rudolph Ambuehl,        In memory of I dith              Monticello    5.00    and Karen AAaskow    4.00      15.00    In rn e rn o r y of my        In memory of Clem              mother, Helen Fm-        ent Farnsworth from              mcrt, from Mrs. Don        Airs. Ralph AA. Ste              Russel, Thorp, AA is.    5.00    phenson    3.00          lit memory of Ld S.        In memory of the          15.00    Fay from Mr. and        birthday of our Dad.              .Airs. Lester Tebbe    5.00    Charles Nine    3.00      10.00    In I erne’s memory        In memory of great-              from Merle, Lisbon    5.00    grandpa Keo Evans              In rn e rn « r y of my        from .lave    2.00      10.00    h u s It a it d. F art F.        In memory of great-              Funk, from Hazel    5.00    grandparents George              In rn e rn o r y of our        a n d Fihhie F ieseler          10.00    beloved son. John AA .        from Jaye    2.00          Kadish, from Mont        In memory of grand              and Dad    5.00    pa AAilliam J. I*ies-          10.00    In in e rn o r y of my        eler from Jaye    2.00          sister, Sylvia Hart,        In memory of Frank              from Grace Apgar    5.00    Kuhovee (delta) from          10.00    In memory ol Ber        .lave    2.00          nard Hershey from        In memory of Harold              (irate Apgar    5.00    (•raves of ( lark, S.D.    2.00      10.00 I    In rn e m o r y of Leo        Total .....$ 5    10.1.8.1          Hershey from Grace        »:*71 Budget 821,500.00          Apgar    5.00    Vet to be raised 815    790.17     Hardly a Windfall  Revenue Sharing  Rn Mike Deupree  A public hearing June 5 will help tho city council decide how to use $1,817,684 in federal revenue sharing, due between July I. 1974. and June 30. 1975.  City    Hall Notes  That will bring to almost $6 million the amount of revenue sharing authorized in Cedar Rapids in the three years the program has been operating.  Quite a windfall, all that extra cash, isn't it'.’ o •    •  NO. IT isn't, in the view of city officials. They think federal revenue sharing may be costing the city up to $2 million 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 explained prior to the act s passage. Mayor Don Canney said, was to give more flexibility in the use of the funds to local decision-makers.  Local governments were assured the program would have no effect on existing programs.  Cedar Rapids received its first revenue sharing check on IX'C. ll. 1972. I/ess than a month later (leorge Romney, then secretary of housing and  urban development I HUD), made a speech in Houston and the roof fell in.  Romney announced a series of freezes, suspensions and impoundments. One of the first effects noticed in Cedar Rapids involved an application for funds for the $3.5 million Kenwood ditch storm sewer project.  “We had that application in, and boom, it came back to us,” said Intergovernmental Coordinator Tom Aller.  • • •  THE APPLICATION went back to the desk of Public Improvements Commissioner Richard Phillips, with a note saying, in effect, “We aren't funding that kind of thing anymore."  At about the same time, applications for $75,000 for three open spaces programs came back. Later, a request for about $400,000 for land acquisition in the Vinton ditch project came back.  Practically all the federal sources of funds for water pollution control, housing programs, water and sewer facilities and open spaces suddenly weren't sources of funds any longer.  There is no way to directly lie revenue sharing to the cutbacks, 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 expenditures of about $6 billion per  Mike  Deupree  Costing City  Clements To Be Honored  A public reception honoring I Clements served a stint at The Ralph Clements for 30 years of Gazette before joining the staff service on the public library at Stamats. Upon his retirement  board of trustees next Sunday.  will be held from Stamats he served several years as public relations direc-  The event will be from 2 to 5 tor at Coe. p m. in the Stewart Memorial The library board of trustees  lounge of Gage Memorial union  an( * friends of the Library  will co-host next Sunday’s reception. Serving with Dr. Ram-stad on the committee are Mrs.  10.00  10.00  10.00  10.00  10.00  10.00  10.00  10.00  at Coe college.  Clements’ three decades on the board of trustees is the longest term of service ever served on a municipal board or commission.  Dr. William Ramstad, president of the library board, said Saturday that representatives of city government, Stamats Publishing Co., Coe and The Ga-1 zette will participate in a brief program at 3 p m.  June I Start for Art Center Summer Hours  The Cedar Rapids Art center,! 324 Third street SE. will begin summer hours Saturday.  The new hours will be from ll a rn. to 5 p m. seven days a week from June I to Aug. 31.  The Art center will not be  “Lion of Judah”  The Biblical “Lion of Judah,” which formerly ranged from Greece to central India, today is found only in the Cir forest of India’s Kathiawar Peninsula. Only about 200 of these Asiatic lions, which closely resemble; their African counterparts, survive in the wild.  year, the money has to come from somewhere.  Part of Aller’s job is keeping tabs on pending legislation that might affect cities, and coordinating grant applications.  • • •  HE SAID the city was receiving about $4 million in federal f ii ii d s each year through categorical programs, and is now getting less than $2 million each year in revenue sharing.  Besides the projects mentioned earlier, the HUD housing program funds were frozen. That put an end to plans for low-cost, subsidized housing for low-income families and elderly persons.  Through continued efforts on the part of state KHA Director N'ate Ruben, money has become available for the elderly housing project. It will amount to about $169,000 per year in subsidies.  But hopes for another 180 leased housing units for families, to supplement the 220 now in existence in Cedar Rapids, aren't too bright.  An announcement was made last September that funding would be available for 300,000 units nationwide. But the new regulations covering availability 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 impoundments,” the mayor said, “and the federal government lost 34 of them.”  Rather than take a chance on impounding the funds and  Iv released — but are effectively "impounded” by delays in writing the regulations.  President Nixon has also impounded $9 billion in Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) funds during the last three years. That’s half the amount auth o r i z e d by congress in the clean water act of 1972 which passed over Nixon’s veto.  Tilt' funds are being slowly released now, but not all of them. Reimbursement grants from the impounded funds, for water pollution control projects, arc running about 211 months behind and are making up only about 50 percent of what was expected.  And, of course, the urban renewal and neighborhood development program (NOP) 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 development act.  The act is supposed to replace, with a “block” grant, the funds previously received through various categorical programs. The amount each city will receive is to be based on the average received through the other programs between 1968 and 1972.  Sounds okay, until you take  a close look at the formula for finding the average. Tile key, at least in the case of Cedar Rapids, is that the average is based on commitments made during that five-year period.  • • •  MOST large urban renewal projects across the country, including the two in Cedar Rapids, were committed prior to 1968. No credit will be received under special revenue sharing for urban renewal funds.  What does that mean in dollars?  The actual average yearly funds received by Cedar Rapids through those programs between 1968 and 1972 was about $3.85 million. Under the special revenue sharing formula, that will be replaced by about $1.4 million.  What it boils down to is that with special revenue sharing and the gift of regular revenue 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 revenue sharing funds are being used, and how the city council makes the decisions about where to use them.)  Kingsley Grant and Mrs. John losing a court battle, he be-! Carpenter.    lieves,    the funds were official-  WEEK  SPECIAL  DOZEN CARNATIONS  IN YOUR CHOICE OF CEMETERY VASE OR HOME VASE    '  We have flowering bedding  plants, and arrangements of all kinds.  floral J design*  3561 FIRST AVE. S E.-DELIVERY SERVICE - 363-2675  Open Monday through Saturday 8 to 5  5,000°° 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.  .....  Political Advertising  Political Advertising  10.00  10.00  10.00  10.00  Description at time of disappearance Age I I Height 4 7" Build Slender Weight 70 lb.  Hair: Dark Brown Eyes: Hazel Race: White Complexion: Medium freckled Not wearing glasses at time of disappearance  “Decisions made in our county government must be based on the needs of all the people.”  VOTE JUNE 4 FOR  Stan Ginsberg  Democrat  Linn County Supervisor  I * i fur by < vt /. sir i,fullery h '4 Hut*! Coordinator 9/1 min bt N F 'Ani# Rapids. I /.a  Sr  ll  ■•V.    \  mm  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 51 5-281-51 38   

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