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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - July 16, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                4 The Cedar Rapids lues.. July 16, 1974 State Okays Counsel To Defend Officials U1-.S MUl.NKS (Al'i The Executive Council au- Atty. Gen. Hichard Jiirner .Monday lo lure special counsel in defend him and State Insurance Commissioner William Huff in a million Turner said he planned to Attorney <5ene Onvis of Moines at an hour to defend the state officials in the sui! filed by Continental Mori- gage Investment Co. of Iowa City in 1.'. S. district court at Davenport. The state insurance depart- ment obtained an injunction several weeks ago in Johnson county district court to pro- hibit Continental from selling securities that wtve nul ivgii- tcred with the department. Into Bankruptcy Tne department also charged the securities were not sold through, a licensed securities dealer as required by law. Turner said Continental has gone into bankruptcy since the state's complaint was filed. The first meeting of Conti- nental's creditors is scheduled for Tuesday in Davenport, he said. Continental said in its law- suit that it had been engaged for eight years in the business of issuing short term promis- sory notes and investing the in real and personal properly. Company Agreed I! said the sidle pressed ior the injunction even though Continental had voluntarily agreed to halt the sale of the short term notes, or "thrift certificates." As a result, it said, the corn- was prevented from meeting its obligations and was forced to default on real estate purchase contracts. The suit charged the slate with violating the constitu- tional rights of the company and its officers. It said the state acted under a statute which does not apply to the company and contended the statute is so vague as to be unconstitutional. Kidney Waiting List !RatesRaisedat Constantly at 75-100 vinton i IOWA CITY (AP) Be- tween 75 and 100 persons are on a "constant waiting list" for kidney transplants, says a member of the transplant team at University hospitals in Iowa City. ''More kidneys must be re- covered, and they must be re- Miniature USS Iowa At Macbride IOWA CITY The USS low- will be at Lake Macbride, north of Iowa City next Saturday anc Sunday. The USS Iowa, an 18-foot min- iature battleship, is sailing mid land lakes in support of navy recruiting. Patterned after the USS Iowa, the two-man battle- ship is a replica of the long hull type dreadnought. The vessel's forward gun turret rotates and squirts wa- ter up to 50 feet from an elec- tric powered pressure pump using lake water taken through the hull. Power comes from a six horsepower outboard engine mounted in a well under the after turret. The craft about 900 pounds. Both the hull and the super- structure are made of fiber- glass, while the deck and bulk- heads are Iplywood. The super- structure is hinged to provide easy access to an interior equipped with bucket seats for the two crewmen. By way of comparison, the original USS Iowa is 887 feet long, 13 ;feet shorter than three football fields end to end. She is 108 feet wide. The highest Jraint of her su- perstructure towers 185 feet above her keel, a height equiva- lent to that of a 17-story build- ing. She is capable of develop- ing shaft horsepower and enough electricity to supply a city of inhabitants. The distilling plant on board can make more than gallons of fresh water from the sea every day. She has a fuel capacity of more than million gallons, and stor- age rooms enough to contain food supplies for men for 119 days at seven tons per day. Her armament consists of nine 16-inch guns that are capa- ble of hurling 25 tons of projec- tiles a minute to a target 23 miles away. The USS Iowa By Mary Helle -MANCHESTER Residents of southwest Manchester were present at the cily council meet- ing Monday to voice objections to the proposed rezoning of Gerald O'Leary's property. The planning and zoning com- mission had recommended that O'Leary's property be rezoned from R-l to B-2, after debris on the properly properly. O'Learv is co-owner of a used a petition to the council at a prior meeting, said, "We've got rezoning all around us. We don't petition and rezoning officer. Police back to the planning and zoning! Harold Irons said. commission for further study, Starting Sept. county will be want more." [including the possibility that the Several industries are building might be constructed "but this would be right on topi under present zoning regula-: Northeast Iowa counties entitled 1, Delaware among five of she said. Anything There With the rezoning, "anything could go in she added, was disposed of j "And once they get in, they can do as they please. That is why we are fightbig it now." car lot and wishes to construct! A motion to allow the rezoninL a metal building on the propertyjat a previous meeting died due tions. i to the services of the Iowa plan- Culver Galls for Land Conservation ANKENY (UPI) Iowa Dem- c r a t i c Congressman John Culver Saturday called for reso- lute government s.ction to con- serve land. The candidate for the U. S. senate also said the Nixon ad- ministration should be expand- covered outside Iowa City." said Dr. Richard Lawton. who is also president of the Iowa Kidney Foundation. Iowa patients and their next of kin have been willing to do- nate kidneys when they are approached on the subject, Lawton said. But it is up to the physicians and hospitals to make the ini- tial contact and notifv the The resignation of Police and programming staff, j ficer Larry Busch, effective! according to City mg the Soil Conservation Ser- vice instead of cutting it back. Councilman Culver said that in Iowa "our worst pollution problem does the council. Busch has accepted! The cost per year will be.not derive from industrial or July 31, was acknowledged byJElvinReth. for car storage. Mrs. Ray Hart, spokesman for the group which had submitted Change of Venue Is Rejected by Waterloo Judge WATERLOO (AP) Black Hawk county District Judge Deter Van Metre has denied a request for a change of venue in he murder trial of Russell Filz, 27, Waterloo. Fitz is charged in the June 6 strangulation death of 2-year-old Shelley Day, Waterloo. Attorneys for Fitz requested he change of venue on grounds hat pre-trial publicity has been prejudicial and that county at- orney David Dutton and de- ense attorney Robert Mahan j are political opponents. Judge Van Metre said Mon- day he saw nothing in press coverage that was sensa- tionalized and felt the coverage was factual and responsible. Trial on the murder charge was scheduled for the Sep- tember court session but no spe- cific date was set. Filz is being held without bail in Black Hawk county jail. to lack of a second. The council decided to table any action on the matter and submitted the post as a deputy sheriff inj about 25 cents per capita, or! human waste, but from the about for the Rethsaid. i He told the first Iowa water This agency, according to! quality institute the world's Man- Reth, will serve as a steering: most valuable soil is being Black Hawk county. Temporary Officer Eugene Thielberg, Chester, who has had previous i committee to channel federal (washed from the police experience, has assumedlfunds for various projects intolthe streams temporary duties as a special! the five-county area. aquatic life. and land, silting choking out West Union Council Sells Airport Bonds WEST UNION The West ivas decom- j c''-v council reported dur-j missioned Feb. 14, 1953, and is! in" its Monday meeting that! now in mothballs at the in obligation bonds havej delphia naval shipyard. been sold. The model battleship was con-1 The bonds, which will pay for structed by Chief Boiler I the first phase of the airport im-l Technician William Jackson, jprovement project, went to stationed at the navy recruiting' Farmers Savings bank for 5.5 district, DCS .Moines. percent as the lowest bidder, j "Whole-House" central Heating and Cooling! Enjoy low fuel costs, plus year 'round comfort with economy and convenience. 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Bohemian Savings Third St. S.I.1 Ur.iiidi: 3910 Center Point N.i; (Early withdrawal from a certificate account requires a substantial interest penally) Offer expires July one p.micip.ilion for cnch depositor or account. VINTON' George Garwond, Virginia Gay hospital adminis- trator has announced a a day (increase in all room rates at ;the Vinton hospital. I The increases are to cover an anticipated 543.600 increase in operating expenses in nearly all areas, from wages and benefits to fuel supplies. The cost of private rooms will rise from ?51 to two-bed rooms from to four-bed from to nursery from transplant team of potential JS23 to and intensive care donors, he added. "The public has come to understand that when a per- son dies, his kidneys either can be transplanted or hur- ried those are the only Lawton said. 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