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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - June 6, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                g The Cedar Rapids Gaiettc: Thurs., June 6, 1974 In Primary Affermath Victors Map Plans for Fall Ray Expected To Request Counties' Disaster Status By CbarJes Roberts AssocUtM Pms Writer Many Iowa Democrats and Republicans turned away Wednesday from the exulta- tion or chagrin of victories or defeats in Tuesday's primary election snd liiid plans for winning general election ef- fort. William Gannon, Jlingo, and Clark Rasmussen, West Des Moincs, closed ranks tightly behind Sen. James Schabeii, Dunlap, the Democratic gu- bernatorial nominee. Rep. David Stanley (R-Mus- catine) tied on hiking shoes in preparation for a summer swing en foot through Iowa to garner votes for the U. S. senate race. Sen. Michael Blouin, D- Dubuque, said he will take it for dav or tvvo, map plans for overcoming Sen. Tom Riloy tR-Cedar liapids) in the Second district congressional race. Grassley-Rapp Keiv Charles (R- New Hartford) was making plans to overcome Rep. Ste- phen Rapp (D-Waterloo) in the effort to succeed Rep. 11. R. Gross (R-Towal. The loser in the Democratic Third district race by 43 votes was former Federal Communications Commis- sioner Nicholas Johnson. Johnson and his sister-cam- .lofm- son. were at the candidate's rented Keslev home WfJnes- day. "I'm waiting for the official was all that Johnson would say. "Ho dccsn'L have to his sister explained, "lie got up early this morn- ing, did his jogging, worked in the garden.'1 Confirm Count Although Rapp's slim win is subject to official canvass confirmation, he said can- vasses of votes in the north central Iowa district have Action Tablet On Bids fo County Home MANCHESTER Bids wer opened by the Delaware count board of supervisors Wednesda; morning for construction of new county home and a sewag lagoon and sewer main on th same site. Because estimates wer higher than the for th entire project approved by th voters on a bond referendum the supervisors approved a mo- tion to table the awarding o contracts until further study can be made of the bids. The lowest combination bids submitted for the home to taled with separate bids submitted on the lagoon and sewer main. The new county home woult be built east of the present 100- year-old structure located near Delhi. It would have a capacitj of 60 beds, compared with 4i beds in the present building. Bids received on the county home project were: General contractor Black- hawk Construction, Waterloo, Universal Builders, Cedar Rapids, Mechanical contractor Ar- gabright Plumbing and Heating, Hudson, Modern Pip- ing, Cedar Rapids, Young Plumbing and Heating, Waterloo, Electrical contractor Allen and Appleby Electric, Man- chester, E and S Elec- trical, Cedar Rapids, M a y h e w Electric, Vinton, On the sewage lagoon and sewer main, bids were received from: Schmidt Construction, Preston, Dzaboff, Delhi, Nichols Construction, Dyersville, Vorwald Construction, Holy Cross Man Eleeirocyted, Do-Worker Serious EDDYVILLE Hed- rick man was electrocuted Wednesday and an Ottumwa man remained in serious condi- tion following an industrial ac- cident near here. Officials said Max Reed, 26, was killed while reportedly helping to erect power lines for Iowa Southern Utilities Co. in Eddyville. A fellow Iowa Southern worker, Leo McEIroy of Ottum- wa, was seriously injured and remained in the intensive care unit of an Ottumwa hospital. Unofficial Totals for Contested Posts Listed DES MOINES Here are final unofficial totals for con- tested nominations for state and congressional offices at Tuesday's primary election. The table also includes totals for Governor Robert Ray and Con- gressman John Culver, who hac no opposition for 'the Republican and Democratic nominations respectively, for governor anc U.S. senator. i Totals for others running ORANGE CITY (UFO Sioux county officials sah Wednesday there was an error :n tabulating votes in the Firs senatorial district race and in- cumbent state Sen. Lucas De- Soster of Hull is the apparent winner in the Republican pri- mary. The initial tally had DeKoster osing to Harold Vermeer oi Orange City by 12 votes. However, County Auditor Mitch Van Wyk said he met vith County Attorney John Te- 'aske and the two candidates and found an error of 180 votes. As a result, DeKoster now eads by 168 votes and is the ap- arent winner, pending the out- come of the canvass next week. DeKoster had said earlier he vould not concede until the vote otals were re-examined. Woman Injured in Decorah Accident DECORAH Mrs. Irving rorster, 42, Decorah, was in the ffinneshiek county hospital "hursday in fair condition after a one-car accident Wednesday in Decorah. Mrs. Forster suffered a frac- ured arm after a car driven by er daughter, Molly, 15, crashed nto a tree on East Water street. Miss Forster who injured her ose, was treated and released. According to the Decorah po- ce department, Miss Forster urned east from John street nto East Water street, lost con- rol of the car, smashing the ront end of the vehicle when he ran into a tree. Miss Forster was charged 'ith failure to have the vehicle under control. v; Fpr the without opposition for state and congressional office no- minations are not yet avail- able, tab for state election For U.S. Senator Stanley (R) Milligan (R) Culver (D) For Governor Ray (R) Schaben (D) Gannon (D) Rasmussen (D) For Lieutenant Governor Miller (D) Palmer (D) For State Treasurer Fitzgerald (D) Erickson (D) For Attorney General Miller (D) Reynolds (D) Hermann (D) For Congressman (Second District) Riley (R) Feld (R) Blouin (D) Jensen (D) Sullivan Adams (D) (Third District) Grassley (R) Case (R) Conklin (R) Schwieger (R) Williams (R) Rapp (D) Johnson (D) Masters (D) Skaine (D) tender) f-> confirm nno'noial election night data. The cajivas is expccieJ to be next Monday. Schaben, Rasmussen and Gannon met for coffee Wednesday in. DPS Moines, and a join! that spoke of "an instant show of party unity." The three plan "a statewide tour of several major holding joint news conferences "demonstrating a unified front in the effort to defeat the Republican incumbent." Fourth Term The Republican incumbent, Gov. Robert Ray, wants to do something that no one has A First for DES MOINES (AP) Titos day's unofficial primary vote o about marked the firs time in Iowa that Democrat outpolled Republicans, accord ing to state records. The Democratic vote was about compared will for the Republicans. The biggest drawing Demo cratic race was the gubernato rial where James Schaben, Wil liam Gannon and Clark Ras mussen totaled votes. The U. S. senate race between David Stanley and George Milli gan attracted the biggest Re publican vote Primary election records compiled on voting go back only as far as 1908, according to Sec- retary of State Melvin Synhorst. The 1974 primary vote of about was more than under what Synhorst hac predicted, and only about 13.5 percent of the state's cstimatec 1.9 million eligible voters. The primary vote also was the .owest since 1970 when only about persons voted. Degree Awarded NEWHALL Marilyn Ris- dal, Newhall, was awarded a BA in elementary education during recent graduation ex- ercises at the University of Northern Iowa. FOR All! IDENTIFICATIOflCMD How many times have you wished for a Photo- Identification card that simply tells people that you are you? Guaranty. Bank has the card you want, and it's free to all Guaranty depositors. Not a check guarantee, nor does it require a minimum balance. 'Because it bears your picture, it is positive identification. And because of its construction, it can't be altert-i without destroying it. Guaranty Bank's free photo-identification card .it tells people that you are you! GUARANTY BANK CO. MEMBER FDIC 3rd St.t 3rd Ave. Downtown 1819 42nd St. NE 191 Jacolyn Dr. NW PHONE 362-2115 fourth turn as Mali- ci'ief ex- ecutive. But if he wins in November, he will servo four yours in- stead of die previous two years, because of a constitu- iiffuii iiMieMiintt'iii. Kay, a Pes .Moines attorney, promises the struggle for a genera! election win over Sehiibt'n, a livestock auction dealer who raises race horses, be an interesting cam- paign vigorous from our viewpoint." Stanley will get to walk across Iowa in his search for support in November because he overcame Sen. George Mil- ligan (R-Des Moines) in the lu'puhlican S. senate race. Lost to Hughes Stanley lost to Sen. Harold Hughes (D-Iowa) in 1968 by about votes of more than one million, cast. Milligan told voters it was time to elect a winner and he had never lost a political race. Until Tuesday. In other contested races, Sen. Charles Miller, of Burl- ington, won over Sen. William Palmer of Des Moines in the Democratic race for lieu- tenant governor; Tom Miller overcame James Reynolds both of Dubuque and Rich- ard Hermann of Ankeny in the Democratic attorney general race. During the Democratic pri- mary election campaign for state treasurer, George Erick- son of Hartford sharply cri- ticized his opponent, Daniel Fitzgerald of Denison for being out of the country. Fitzgerald is in Denmark on an exchange program. But Fitzgerald won, nonethe- less. UKS M01XKS (LTD An I aide Thursday said (hat wilh- ir. Gov. Kay will likely request Pros- idem Nixon to declare 31 Iowa I counties hardhit by recent i flooding as national disaster I areas. ti p! t'.v> emit- to Kay, said Iowa civil de- fense teams and agricultural stabilization committee crew's are in the final stages of as- seising damages trom the vio- len! storms which ravaged the estimates on the destruction. DamagcKstiniale Willey. who noted tliat dam- age tti roads and bridges al- readv has been estimated at fi iiiilliuii, iho es- timate should be ready within two weeks. He said a complete apprais- al of damages by the ASC and Iowa County Re-Opens 1-80 to Amana L-Road sofcidi to The c.s.'eite ,jn the colonies north of the MARENGO -The Inroad; scetion. from ii'iterestate 80 north to (Iiej "My dealer on that corner Amana colonies was opened lle noiico il so mueh traffic this week, and the covers on 1-80 signs blotting out refer- ences to Amana were removed Wednesday. At the same time, the Iowa county board of supervisors ap- proved a 40 mph speed limit on this section of the L-road, which was reverted to gravel during the time it was dosed, and also approved the posting large warning signs. Big curve signs on the south end and signs warning of loose gravel and "local road" will be posted where the L-road comes off the interstate, said county engineer Nord S. Sorensen. Affects Business The supervisors met Tuesday afternoon with Wayne and Bill Nordstrom, Cedar Rapids, part owners of the Amana Holiday service station interests in the Amana colonies. The Nordstroms said the clos- ing of the L-road has signifi- cantly affected their business both at the Amana exit and also before the tourist season, hut now he can really see the ef- said Bill Nordstrom. The Nordstroms urged the board to continue to seek ap- tiul ciefcti.c must he .submit- ted to the federal government bi'fore the ;it counties can be ii i: .11 i i! areas. Kay earlier recommended that the 31 counties, mostly prune corn and soybean crop lands, bo declared disaster area in order to qualify for federal assistance. Not Forwarded However. Willcy said the of- ficial request for disaster as- sistance has not been forward- ed to the President pending estimates on the total amount of damages. "We have a preliminary es- timate that 31 counties will qualify and the governor has told national officials he will request a national disaster de- claration when the totals arc proval by the commission of stale highway relocated 149 north from that interchange. And, in the meantime, Bill Nordstrom said, "Give us a road, whether it is gravel or oil so we can get our employes back and forth and get people up there." Road Reworked The first mile of the L-road north of 1-80 was closed about a month ago when the bridge at the bottom of the hill zeroed on federal bridge inspection. Sorensen then took that oppor- tunity, with the heavy tourist traffic off the road, to scarify and rework the road so that it Inn and who have significant can be reverted to gravel. This is substantially done, he said, although the road is rough now Boy, 12, Remains In Hospital After Freak Accident AURORA A 12-year-old rural Aurora boy, Douglas Tem- pest, remains hospitalized in Waterloo following an unusual mishap near his farm home Sunday night. The boy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Tempest, was driving a riding lawnmower on a gravel road cnroute to visit his grand- parents. Buchanan county authorities said he sneezed, inhaled a large bug and began to cough. He lost control of the mower, it went into a ditch and rolled on top of him, pinning him there. He was found by his mother early Monday and taken to an remain in some places. The county is continuing to apply gravel to it. because of the big chunks that Independence hospital. He was transferred to Schoitz in Wa- terloo Monday for severe internal injuries. the hint! i 'Power Tools make Father's Pay Gifts. 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