Cedar Rapids Gazette, June 6, 1974, Page 9

Cedar Rapids Gazette

June 06, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - June 6, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Decorah Eliminates Some Streets from Paving Project DECORAH H More than 50 Decorah residents assembled at city hall Tuesday night, requesting a clarification of the city council’s 1974 street program. About 25 members of the delegation addressed the council, asking for revisions or modifications in the current, street-improvemcnt plan. Some objections to costs were expressed. In response to appeals made by members of the delegation, the council voted to eliminate paving on several streets scheduled to be hard surfaced this summer. Three Streets As a result of Tuesday night’s action, paving will be eliminated from the 1974 program for the 200 block on East street; for a two-block stretch of Railroad street from Maple to Washing ton; and from another two-block stretch on Lynn street from locust street to 065 feet south of Plum street. Following the public hearing and discussion, the council adopted a resolution of necessity to continue with the rest of the 1974 street-improvement project and set July 2 as the date for receiving bids. The remodeling project to expand the Decorah police department for modernization of communication facilities advanced a step with the reference of two general-contracting bids to the property committee. Remodeling The low bid of $56,648 was submitted by Berg, Inc., of Decorah. The only other bid submitted was by Sverre Svenson and Sons for $62,295. Auto Narrowly Misses Officers WATERLOO (UPI) - A young Cedar Falls man was charged with assault with intent to commit a felony Wednesday after his car nearly ran down six police officers on a bridge between Cedar Falls and Waterloo. Authorities said John Howard Fisher, 20, was arrested after police fired two shots at his car which allegedly had whizzed by the officers at a high speed. His car screeched to a halt after the gunfire, police said. Officers said extra police had been called to the area of the bridge after several youths had gathered under the span. Police said a car traveling at a high rate of speed sped by them while they were questioning one of the youths on the bridge. Fisher reportedly told police he fell asleep at the wheel and was not trying to hit the police officers. IO YEARS AGO — A showdown on shutting off the senate’s marathon civil rights debate was postponed after agreement was reached to vote on three important amendments. The entire east side of city hall will be completely remodeled, expanding the police headquarters, enlarging and modernizing offices for the city clerk and mayor, and providing other improvements. The council also authorized a contract with Motorola, Chicago, for a $12,700 radio communication console for the police department. Delivery of this new, law-enforcement communication device is expected during the summer. According to City Clerk Charles Anderson, the new equipment will modernize Decorah’s police radio facilities by concentrating all police-com-munication equipment in one compact center. Anderson said about 75 percent of the cost will be borne by state and federal funds. Rezoning Because of provisions in Decorah’s new zoning ordinance that are inconsistent with current uses of certain properties, the council adopted an ordinance Tuesday night rezoning three parcels of land. Zoning classifications established by the new ordinance had impaired use of these properties for commercial purposes. Rezoned by Tuesday night’s action from residential to com merciai classification were the Midtown Motel property owned by Raymond Haugen; a portion of the former Lloyd Logsdon farm in the vicinity of the drivein theater, also owned by Hau eAaArAl garden StfiS CENTER OPEN SUNDAY DisSTON Father s Day is June 16 UR3B CORDLESS UPRIGHT GRASS SHEAR Upright handle 43 inches long. 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Sewer Trainees The rezoning ordinance adopted Tuesday night corrects Decorah’s zoning cl.nssifications to conform with present use of these properties. In other action, the council authorized an agreement with the Office of Planning and Programming, of C»c9 Moines, to obtain the services of two trainees for the stoeet and sewer department. Financed by federal funds, this trainee program is scheduled to begin here about July I. Decorah Tot ! Rescued from i Wading Pool DECORAH — Artificial respiration administered by a life guard at the Decorah municipal pool Wednesday Is credited by local officials with saving the life of Ryan Elsbernd, 2, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Elsbernd, Decorah. Miss Usa Cote, 19, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Cote, Decorah, who was on duty at the time, pulled the youngster from the wading pool and ap-plk*l mouth-to-mouth resuscitation until the rescue squad arrived. According to pool attendants, young Elsbernd slipped from a plastic air tube on which he was playing, sank beneath the water of the wading pool, and failed to surface. The youngster is reported in satisfactory condition at the Winneshiek county Memorial hospital. The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Thurs., June 6. 1974 Mayne Asks Data on Size Of Milk Industry Gifts WASHINGTON (UPI) - Sixth district Congressman Wiley Mayne (It-Iowa) said Wednesday he will push U.S. House Clerk Pat Jennings to reveal the amount of contributions made by the dairy industry to congressmen who urged the March, 1971, raise in milk support prices. lopsided Mayne criticized presentation of milk fund evidence by the special staff, which is investigating possible impeachment of President Nixon, for failure to include information on payments made by the same cooperatives to congressmen who urged the President to increase the support level. Mayne called the presentation “lopsided and incomplete.” Mayne, a member of the house judiciary committee, said the staff omitted the names of 142 members of congress who had written, wired or telephoned the U.S. department of agriculture or the White House demanding the increases. It has been reported 16 judiciary committee members re: ceived milk industry money. Protested Omissions The Republican said he protested the omissions at Wednesday’s house judiciary committee, but Chairman Peter Rodino (D-Ncw Jersey) indicated Jennings refused to make the figures available. Mayne said the figures are necessary to decide whether or not the receipt of dairy funds by Nixon constitute an impeachable offense. He also said he was “serving notice” that he will move for action to force Jennings to furnish the amounts paid to congressmen, the same information Mayne said was given to the senate Watergate committee. Iowa School Group Names Lemke Officer Ken Lemke, Wilson junior high school principal, has been elected vice-president of the Iowa Assn. of Secondary School Principals. Lemke will assume the presidency of the association in 1976-77. The professional organization has a membership of 630 principals. SYSTEMIC IRON MEOICAPS correct Iron chlorosis fist!! ECONOMICAL    UNI VU SITT TESTED Regular Pak    Startar    Pak *2.79    *3.59 Prevent Lawn Insect Damage Now! Scotts LAWN INSECT CONTROL plus FERTILIZED Provides control of most lawn insects, such as a*-myworms, ticks, sod webworms. Supplies long-lasting feeding of Scotts fertilizer at tile same time. 5,000 Sq. Ft. Bag *13.915 THERE'S STILL TIME TO PLANT TREES EVERGREENS Larga sanction of ballad and burlappad traas and avargraam. Each ii growing, and ready to add Instant beauty to your land scape. Use Your Credit Card    Mil'*, memo .irs J rn GARDEN CENTER Lindale Plaza 393-1727    1200 Edgewood Rd. 363-3531 Mo,, til V 9, Sol 9 5 JO. Sun. 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