Cedar Rapids Gazette, July 3, 1974, Page 9

Cedar Rapids Gazette

July 03, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - July 3, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Thp Cedar Ranirts (Jazettf: .lulv 3, 1971 Recessionary" Economy Possible for Iowa Handy .MlnknH MOIM-x ,i PI IOUIT farm prirvs piaiiri-.d IM iiiiiU'Ji-. of fu-ials fear thr ec-onomir im-tun- will nuiiinw rimuiwaid with liu- raie set a Iowa siun OiiTctiir Del Hum. whose Hi'rncy ;t Iv study D[ facets of Ilic state's erniiniir. said the liriHi in the siiilc's key scriur agrirulliHY cniilu fciivi1 the cfoiiomy !u .-lip thrr thf ITS! ni Tho -laie'.s omnium mmpni 11 percent in .lamiarx 107.1 and was still about X per- cent over a apo in March the eMeets of lower l.ii in pri' i's to he (elt. May. I av-t -hi'v- the state slightly Ix-limii the er.il.uIMK- U U'i Set ill "And the trend he dounv.ard Ite- eali-e >if the price siluallon. Van said He ai.-o speculated the state IM- in1. olvt-d in a "reees- sionan ceunoinv based (HI tlie national effect of lower farm prices, run added it is too ear1', to determine if Iowa and the can oxpci'ieiiee a nvcs.-ion this Another that has hurt ihc ecoiiuiny. according In Horn, is the -tn-dav con sirtietion strike which etipnled dcirlupmrii! in DCS Monies and Sioux Through Summer Tlie construction indicators were well below that of a year and the effects ol the strike were likely to keep Hie In addnion. the manulac- tran.sporlation. and tiovernment indica- tors all were experiencing oe- ciiiu-s from a in the latest report by the IDC. Fi- nance and insurance, retail trade and agriculture were up from May of HITIi. Van Horn said that despite the lower farm prices experi- eneed recently. Ihe MLjneui fur the state to rxperi picture, winch in the state has lure seeder r-: slill ahead o' such "peak.s and been optimistic in reef it oil" al.'i'i- m ivnivtnm- pie- niwiis i.a'est uffiri'< However lie jx.ied n Hire but H'trsbijied o' the 'iie luitii tiie i.! to tiie jjriees (at- eoniun.v-.iofi siiowed uiv iliwi the .-iKi'wulmrc ceuii- 'ie tin" markn.i. plojir.cnl in Iowa deelined f shol stxiui'-kl'.. Ditfer'nei- siraiglii iiiuini) ;u the pnees ,re "Tl.ai nretu well ihnws we talk with persons in the retail trade and find out w-hat of -ale- are on .'n departmeni store- and 2ro- ci-ry he explained "In finance and in-unmet-. we check Diink 1m- insurance and Lilies! Hair The latest rale for the Iowa composite of total economy is j. or as Van Horn said. ;a.j percent over the base year of 1967 In May ot ITO. the rate wa.i 7. or 32.7 pc-rccnt over the year of 19G7. "The May fgiurcs, as well a.s iho.se ir. April and March. are estimates, but they should Oilier May figures with their ligures in parenthe- ses: Manufacturing 139.2 Transportation, utiii- romrnunicalion 134.2 I :i I. :i i Construction 82.4 i 1 2 !l 7 i Agriculture 135.0 Services 134.8 (135.01 Finance and Insurance 143.2 il4H.li Retail Trade 122.4 i 1 I 7. !i Goi.ernment 142.4 Hughes To Donate Personal Papers; DKS MOINKS iAPi Sen. Harold Hushes ill-Iowa- plans to dona'p to the public liis personal papers covering his last 12 years in public of- fice, an aide said. H u gh e s administrative aide. Park Rinard. has been in Iowa looking at three possi- ble facilities for housing the papers, and said Tuesday he expects Hushes to decide ''fairly soon" where ilie papers should go. Under consideration are Ihe state historical building in Oes Moines and the Centennial building in Iowa City, both South Tama Board Considers Federal Director TAMA The possible hiring of a director of federal pro-. grams for the South Tama school system' has been dis- cussed and debated at two re- cent meetings of the school board and tabled both times. However, the board has au- thorized Supt. Jerry Nichols to obtain information and financial: data concerning employment of a director who would take the responsibility of applying for government fluids, accounting, evaluation of programs and making reports. According to Nichols, the South Tama district is receiv- ing approximately pel- year in federal funds for pro- grams to provide for special needs in education ol the dis- trict's children. Rex Cobet, board chairman, said, "The federal money has been appropriated and it won't be turned back. If we don't use it. someone else will. The work load here is heavy and if we continue the federal programs, we need more help to run them." Nichols said that if South Tama didn't get federal funds, many programs which benefit the children couldn't be offered them. N'ichols explained a certain percentage of each federal fund is allowed for adminis- trative expense. This would lie used for the salary of a feder- al projecls director. The director's salary would not he paid by the South Tama dis- trict, hut rather from federal funds. Duties of administration and details of the programs up to now have been divided among several members of the ad- ministrative staff with some lack of coordination. Nichols feels that with so many projects funds, one person should be responsible. "The system becomes more complex' each year and exper- tise is needed lo run it elficienl- ly and keep everything in order. Someone with a Master's degree in curriculum rather than ad- ministration is preferable, with possibly a salary of between .SI2.0IIII and per year." Nichols said. On Dean's List DAVKNI'dliT .lames Frick. vvilliamsbnrg. has been named to Ihe dean's lis! at St. Am bro.se college here lor mainlain- ing at least a 32 gradcpoin1 average. pa'-t of the state historical department, ami the I'niversi- tv of Iowa library, also in Iowa City. Rinard said Ihe papers in- clude Hughes' correspondence w i t h Presidents, including those expressing opposition to President Lyndon Johnson's Vietnam war policy when Hughes was governor. Also included would be speeches and investigations marie by Hughes as a senator, such a.s his probes into un- authorized defense depart- ment bombing and falsifying of records in Vietnam. Hughes served three terms as governor of Iowa prior to being elected lo the U. S. h. 1968. Rinard said he will make a recommendation to Hughes on w b i c h facility can best process fne papers and make rhem accessible to the public, but declined to say w'hal that recommendation would be. Donation of the papers is no longer tax deductible and Hughes not take such a deduction if it were still legal. Rinard said. For TipSon i TIPTON The city council j here shared Ihe wage-earners' j pangs of loo many bills and looi litlle money Monday night. j Council members attempted to iron out a solution to a tem-i p o r a r y financial problem brought on by inopportune tim-j ing in the arrival of several; large bills. For one thing, the communi-l ty's new fire truck arrived j ahead of schedule bringing with it a debt the council had i expected to pay later out of a< reserve fund and a budget transfer. j Payment of also! was due on a portion of the; water main extension project, i Also awaiting payment is bill for sewer cleaning. That.1 hnwcver. will be paid with! money the commuity expects toi be refunded hy the U.S. govern- ment as its share of Ihc pay- mem for an ambulance. j In nlhfr action. Hie council approved rezoning from single-! family to multiple-family a lot' owned by Frank I Mulqueen Elected by i Beer, Liquor Council; DKS MOINKS IIDPAl .lames M u I q u e c n Council Bluffs, has been elecled chair-' man of Ihc stale beer and liquor control council, effective .Inly I. He succeeds Marian Lowe, Tole-i do. The council has also elected Joan Ballanlyne. Cherokee, as vice-chairman, and Don Rcll. New London, as secretary. fhr Ci'ilnr ixnpiil'i UVtifHo in 1PB3 bv The nrtnv ol Ml i.'rf ot CeOo as oil AP newi rt.snnti I TU9 EYEWITNESS NEWS JOIY28 You lave tucauit we bought by the truckload! Amozlng lq new! 1 SALE-THREE DAYS ONLY-SHOP FRIDAY TILL 9 PM GUARANTEED one-coat coverage. RESISTS mildew and blistering. 65 smashing colors. 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