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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - July 3, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                The Cedar Kapids Gazette: tVed., July -jAtty. General: '.Straw Vofe Trend Stays Auditor Mostly Favorable Local Obscenity Unchanged: Culver, Ray In Report on City's Books Ordinances Out State Auditor Lloyd Smith separately instead of as a part Wednesday presented a general- ly favorable report on the finan- cial status and accounting meth- ods of Cedar Kapids. The report was a summary of of the general fund; it also rec- not try to adopt ommi-nded changing, to siin-'regidatins: obscenity, plify bookkeeping, the practice under current state'law. :of transterring funds among   saiii he directed a' Hi" office of the citv's 1973 books. It one department but used was conducted in the request oflanother. r" jiiu iiii'M ii i i.: oi iiu IA .-.-it Mjir 11'ic tip sit n I lion1 the mayor and city council, Smith was mildly critical ordinance lor ih after several taxpayers cri-jth? jnanner in which exipnsic'p ticized accounting practices andjand improvement of the water- the regular process of having works system was financed. snV-'ifil-d1-- nrut -1 the audit done each year by a> waterworks improvement ln, .4v private company. j account was established in o'he'- 'iro-i Sections of the audit dealingjwllic.h had a defieii balance of with the parking system and the about million at the end the year. Through a sjslem of irl next door to the to m preference for Democratic candidates over their Uepubli- can operation of the airport were released several months ago. tiie state law is directed at minors. are no less than 12 booths otier- customers either it- monadc mixes 01' "silo cones." Gazette Straw .Poll: Demos Out in Force "I some que j transfers the deficit was re- Thc 196-page report, which ,juced (0 aboiii million will be available at the public the end of 1973 and should uf. library, analyzes 109 separate dosed out bv the end of this funds or accounts. !Vear .straw poll. units were also prohibited irom Conclusions Kecommended liomlsl 'enacting legislation aimed at Conclusions of the report in-: Smith said revenue bonds eluded: j should have been issued to fi-[ lie queried the (1) That the budget proce-'nance the improvements. Boih'era dures were properly conducted.IF i n a n ce Commissioner and expenditures were welljSchaefer and Mayor Don Can-jare prohibited from doing so. Republican votes totaled 54. matter within the adjusted disagreed with that recomj "I think we would be foolish; voters preference for Demo- Bond Police Second Man in Tavern Breakin Phillip Brown. 23, of 1507 Second avenue SK. was charged Tuesday with the brcnkin of the Bungalow Tavern, II ave- niif last Friday. Brown's arresi was the secund in connection (hi1 breakin atiurtiev mucral Day" at the All-Iowa who lives at ifair judging from votes in The samp as Brown, was apprehended at the .scene .Of ihe 'M votes cast Tuesday: by officers who responded to a bringing the five-day total of a burglary in 1.532 were straight for Democratic can-: Police said Brown apparently rrested after 'Sligation into the Boilveral cm this point, and for L- s scnaton was reply Wednesday that congressman. Straight! further invesligatioi .Cedar Rapids (Continued from Page U Cycle Mishaps, jScolt. represemmg Pre.sident JWO Men Hurt i.Xi.xon: the liev. Jesse Jackson of Operation PUSH; Vernon Jor- Two motorcyclists and a dan, head of the Urban League: voiilh who fell off a moving car comedian Klip Wilson; and the suilereit minor injuries in liev Kalph David Abernathy of accidents Tuesday and lhe .Southern Christian Leader- New liospiiali.'c'd Steven K. Krazier. 23, of 1523 K Marcus Wayne Chenauh. a avenue NW. suffered a head cut black man from Day- at p.m. Tuesday when the ton, Ohio, remains in jail here motorcycle he was riding slid charged with the slayings of across the intersection of Six- Mrs. King and a umivh deaccm u-cnih and Second street and the wounding of another sw. ;woman in the shooting spree uas at Mercy hospital. Atlanta authorities say the with names of soul music singer ,u majnuml Arelha Franklin. Mrs. King s, vchick, Iu husband. and other prominent a u.wadrurr s blacks were on two "death lists" compiled by ChenauH. Sgt. Berlyn Compton of the Atlanta police department said ,..v" one of the lists had 1.) street Sh. sunered and was found in Chenauli's apartment. The other list was compiled from police interviews. Compton said. let-use. Itonald 0. Thompson, of to the chest when his mo titi'eycle and a car b) John ,1. Callo. of Center Point road NK. collided at car in the 2011 block of Windsor drive NK. I'olice said Welter was riding on a car equipped with a run- ning board. The car was driven by Keith A. Veach, 17, of .Nineteenth avenue. Marion. .V, charges were filed. J. T. Fox Is Low Bidder on Sidewalk Work Tlire" bids, two of them about six percent below1 the estimated were received Wednesday .Mm'a'.'ulx construction of new in several Ideations. The apparent low bidder was .1 a m e s T. Kox. wiw bid Sii9.ufi3.2H Also under the es- timate of was the bill of Hay Hertelli and Suns, 175 The oilier hid. S7ll.13U.in. was tendered by Hiawatha (iardcn Outer The bids were referred Inr suiilv to tin. engineering depart- ment. p.in in Inc blocK ot Compton said other names on i i Six eeinh avenue1 the lists included Aheriiathv mendalion saying the melhodjto adopt, or attempt to Joha who was taken to ihc 1' (2) That the investment by the city saved money.'any ordinance at this time gram of idle city funds and re- 'IS! cit and paying for the improve-lattoriiey general's opinion, merits from available city; Th tirement and pension funds was well organized, resulting in more than interest gained in 1973. "We believe you have some j high interest very capable 'employes here." the sale of revenue bonds. Smith told the city council.! "You have excellent of idle funds." Cannc-y said that allhongh noi The report also made levy would have been re-1 By carrying Ihe fund at a defi-pmney said after hearing theVarl for Petty has been released to the publican Robert Ray for gover-jcustody of the community court' mayor said i! am over Democrat James Scha-iservices pending a court ap-' Blinds. Schaefer explained, the were made under a city ordi-'ben. continued for the fifth'pearance. [city avoided paying relatively nance, they cmild he day. _______________ rates associatedjas violations of the civil rights' Total of votes were cast j 10 YEARS AGO Canadian! of ihe person arrested. ,for Culver and Ray while only; Foreign Minister Paul Martin! Would Cut Funds recommendations. It said the appearance bond fund, a deficit balance of about should be settled with the county as soon as possible. The report said the fund belongs to the county, as it was turned over last July when the new court system went into effect. Two Changes The report recommended the waterworks account be carried Sixth Street (Continued from Page 1.) _ Closing tor while drunk and driving he will definitely be taken to jail and he can still be charged with intox- ication." Must Charge Harnish, however, disagreed ''In order to take a person to jail, he must be he said. "But intoxication longer a crime according to the law." He then quoted the newly- passed law which reads in part, "If no facility is readily avail- able, the person may be taken to an emergency medical ser- vice" which Harnish interpreted as the emergency ward at one of the city's two hospitals. Concerning the portion of the law concerning offering the drunk "protective custody" Harnish again maintained that an intoxicated person could only be taken to a medical facility. Option And he added that it was the option of the person picked up where he would be whether to the medical facility or to home. But Grant said that his of- ficers would "act on each case individually. Some of these peo- ple can't be handled at the hos- Repairs Sections of Sixth street SVVi be closed soon, perhaps as; 'early as next week, as a recon-i struction project between First1 and Eighth avenues begins. I Public Services Director Dick! Jensen said work will probably! ;tart Tuesday. Sixth street will] not be closed during the first few days of work, he said, but! later will be closed between: ?irst and Eighth avenues except! for the Third avenue and Eighth i avenue intejsections. "We're going to strive to get! :he intersections open to traffic! as soon as we can." he said. Storm Sewers I The project includes repaying and installation storm sewers on the heavily-! traveled street. "it will be a totally new s'.'setj when it's Jensen lid. i Prime contractor is Cedan Valley Corp. of Waterloo. project was bid at which about is eligible I for 70 percent federal funding! under the Federal Aid to Metro-! pital." polilan He also expressed that the sheriff's department! would become a "taxi service." Systems IFAM) pro- Last To Clnse The project won't, br com-' "According to the law. finished until late Oc-i tober, Jensen said, but traffic! will be returned to Sixth street! before that time. The Eighth avenue inierscc- guy thinks he can go out and get drunk and then call the sheriff's department to come out and pick him up so he can go said Grant. "Eachjtion willbc'lhe last to be'closed, situation will determine howjne added we'll handle it." traffjc cngineering fle. Records Issue j partment plans to detour traffic Grant also took issue with on Eighth avenue while the portion of Uie law that jwork is in progress, across thcj no records shall be kept avcnufl bridge aml then' an intoxicated person is picked inorth to avenue' up. "What if the man says he was- Wallacc Spcech injured in the car. or that was beat up in the said Grant. "We'd have noi. record that he was even in the! automobile. "We arc going to keep a closed record of each pickupj and then destroy it after a year, i MONTGOMERY, Ala. lAPl i Governor George Wallace has; j tentatively accepted an invita- ition to address the Assn. of j State Democratic Chairmen in Washington. D. C. The record will not be open lhe public." Mercy Prepared According to Sislcr Aleycrs, assistant administrator at Mercy hospital, the hospital is prepared to handle intoxicat-l cd people brought in hy law of-! ficers. "We have a detoxification! area she said. "Wei are ready to operate here." j Ergcr poinlcd out that he was1 in favor of the detoxification center. "I don't fed we arc] helping these people by putting j them in he said. "You! don't rehabilitate them Ihal way." YEARS AGO London authorities estimated1 or more :we.re trapped in Ihe vicinity of: the White Russian capital of Judith !Minsk Cool Savings on PIANOS und ORGANS Right at Cedar Rapids Piano Organ Co. 1103rd Avo. SW Little want 'rv one and quired to pay the interest on thcj bonds, the interest would have! reduced the amount of revenue' otherwise available. In Schaefer said, he is pleased, with the audit report. "1 think it's very he said. "I'm; real proud of the way the staff; worked very diligently to! ikeep everything in perspective.! and to make the investments: the state auditor has commend- ed us on." i jtwo voters split in the other the house of commons that, ads do big jobs.-rection. for Stanley and Scha-jGreece sent men and arms into! see for yourself J ben. j Cyprus contrary to a U. N. Se- Aiter live days of voting jcurity Council resolution. esse and the Rev Ihompson was Ike" Kikenkoeiter. an evangel hospit-ii. charges were filed in the accident, which police said oc- curred when the car backed out of a driveway into the path of the motorcycle. I'olice said sev- eral parked cars obscured the motorist's vision. Handy Wetter. 17. of route two. Spt'ingvilie. suffered a bro- ken collar bone at a.m. Wednesdav when he fell off a C.R. Drug Numbers To report a violation: Michael Dooley 363-0671 If you need help: Foundation II 362-2174 (4 p.m. to midnight) Cedar Rapids Emergency Numbers Ambulance.........366-7654 398-5343 Highway Patrol 364-5171 After Hours......363-5629 Police............. 398-5353 Sheriff.............398-3521 Medical Society ....365-2527 (If you hove no phyiician) Foundation II .......362-2174 (Ciiiii help. I p.m.-midnighll [Clip and carry in your billfold) OPEN DAILY 10-10, SUN. 10-6, JULY 4, 10-6 dSwimsuits Pant Sets Tops Shorts Sets   

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