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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - July 28, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Mailing Property Tax Refunds; Deadline Near By Dale Kuettr The first rpfnml nri'l'T' Iowa's new property relief: program for tho eidoriv w.re scheduled to be mailed late last week. Mike an administrator in the properly tax division of the of revenue in DCS Moines. said some claims have heen filed so far. Wednesday, July 31, is the deadline for persons to file such i claims on properly taxes paid last year. As of Jan. 1, lowans la and older and those totally disabled! became eligible for a refund oni a portion of property tax paid on their owned residence or rent constituting property tax paid if! total household income did not I exceed j If two or more persons oc-! cupying a homestead qualify for the reimbursement, only one may file a claim. Also to qua- lify, the individual must have 2 Are Promoted Payment Is At Mt. Mercy r- y Yomotion tipixiiJitJii'-uK I 11 III I O C Of Inflation The Cedar Kaplds Gazette: Sun.. July 28. lived in Iowa all of 1973, and at' Home owners in Iowa are al the time the claim is made. The maximum refund i: tfi m-m-n! of tho actual taxes, with an pocket taxes paid in 1973 iowc-d.cxtra for the year 1972) for those with ;m'i older. The latter credit was total income of !ess than repealed the new property The refund percentage drops tax relief program hecaim- ef- M of p'Tcent for 1 with total income less than Cox said his ofiire lias been SG.ODO. Social security received advising persons In file a claim must be included as income. under the neiv law this vi-ar Th? refund checks, which by only if HID relief provided is law must be issued hv the state greater ;he Wl by Sept. are being made out credit to both the claimant and the. If eligible persons recened county treasurer in home-owner j the in form of the ad- cases, and just to the claimant jditiona! homestead, there can in rent cases. be no reimbursement under the Cox said the ofi.OOO claims new law. Cox explained, filed represent slightly more. Forms for tho properly tax than one-third of the estimated rebate arc available at all number who are eligible. i county assessor and treasurer The reason for the low j offices; at Iowa department of number of claims filed, he ex-'revenue offices; and at the 10 plained, is that many of those city assessor offices in Iowa, eligible took the so-called double' The Iowa department of reve- homestend credit on taxes paid'nue office in this area is at last year. Eleventh streel, Marion. J leave of absence awards Mi MITCV fai-nliv MKMII- hers iia-.e announced by Mt. Mercy president HKI.SI.NKI 197-1-75 academic year. Dr. Anne K. was promoted to associate professor oi sucia! work, anil Dr. Kiiwanl 1'oliTs Gifts, Pledges Top Coe Goal of The Priority Program, Coe college's three-year capital funds campaign, ended June 30 with gifts and pledges totaling against total goals of according to B. D. Silliman, Cedar Rapids, nation- al campaign chairman. Launched in 1971, in response to the pledge of million from the family of the late Sutherland C. Dows to erect a fine arts center, the Priority Program had two goals. iThe first was to raise for the renovation of older campus buildings and for current operat- ing budget support for the three years of! the campaign. The second was the addition of to the Coe endowment. A total of has been given or pledged toward the first priority goal by alumni, parents, trustees, and other friends of the college. The gifts were used for annual budget support and the renovation of Hicicok hall, Eby fieldhouse, Greene hall, and portions of Sin- clair auditorium and Voorhces hall. A total of was given or pledged toward the second priority of additional endow- ment. In addition to the Priority Pro- gram, other gifts and grants to Coe separate from the Priority Program from foundation and government sources totaled in the three-year period. Thus, tlie grand total of gifts, grants and pledges to Coe for all purposes from both private and government sources, totaled for the three-year period from July through June 30, 1974. This figure in- cludes Priority Program gifts, the Dows family gifts for the Sutherland C. Dows Fine Arts center dedicated in May, a n d government and t o u n d a t i o n grants for non-Priority Program projects. Cne President Leo L. Nuss- baum responded the an- nouncement of the Priority Pro- gram results (by saying, "Coe is deeply grateful to the many alumni, parents and other friends of Coe who gave so gen- erously to this important cam- paign." "Such a measure of lie added, "given at a time when colleges have lost some of their glamor land when higher educa- tion in general was in trouble, is doubly significant. It gives Coe a position of strength and stability when those qualities are preciously rare on the col- lege scene." cautioned President Nussbaum, "one. also must note that we did not make our First fessor of Leave of ab-once av.anls granted to Charl'-s art. and Toni Clow, nursing, fur graduate study dining the fon academic car. l-'artii '.'.'ill complete work for a doctorate live response from the in art hislnry from Illinois Slate pcopie n( us'.'" university ami .Mrs. v.ill Finland has an annual per- sludy fur a master's degree in cent rate of inflation when five nursing al the of years ago it was between 2-3 Iowa. percent. Last year the trade Nathan .Na.ssif, chairman of deficit was 1 995 billion marks llio. speech department, will millioni and preliminary take a leave of absence show it could double this Ihe coming school year to do1 year. creative writing. Everyone agreed something tiad to be done but the four par- Want ads will seek out sellers: ties in government could not of items you want. Dial 393-8234. agree on the cure. The Social .Democrats, the largest promoted higher import taxes and a II) percent re-evaluation against the dollar. But the. other parties in government would noli [Priority goal of for go along. the renovation of older buildings; The Conservatives, the cham- jand annual budget support. of business and industry, "That problem has been made are not in the government, so even more serious because was an easy target for flation has made a shambles of j the government to hit. our renovation cost estimates j The government said it cs-i made in She. added. jtimalod the price of wood prod- In the light of this shortage, ucts would increase 68 percent Nussbaum announced that sol- this year, paper prices 51 per- icitation of igifts for the remod- eling of Carnegie Science hall on tile Coe campus for academ- ic and administrative uses would continue among special pros- pects. "A good share of the money necessary to renovate Carnegie Science hall is in said Nussbaum. "We will continue our efforts to raise the full amount needed since the space Concerf Tonighf af Eliis A medley of tunes made popu- lar by The Beatles will be in- cluded in the free Cedar Rapids municipal band concert tonight at 8 at Ellis park. The band, under the direction of guest con- ductor Lnman Colton, 276 Peace avenue NW, will present a Len- non-McCartney "Portrait'' ar- ranged by Holcombe. Sentimental ballads and corn- ball comedy will also be pre- sented by a male barbershop quartet, The Certain The group is comprised of Dave Bryant Dick Kruse Dean Kruse (tenor) and Chuck Worsfold Worsfold, who is also a member of the Westminster Presbyterian church choir, will perform a solo, "Some Enchant- ed Evening" by Rodgers, during the concert. i Selections that the band will present include: "March of the Steel Men" by Belsterling; "Chorale and Shaker Dance" by Zdcchlik; the concert march "Block M" by Bilik; the Sousa march "Man- h a 11 a n "La Bella Roma" by Cacavas; "Entry of the a march bv Fucik; a polka by Grill and "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" arranged by Ployhar. Colton, this week's guest con- ductor, is director of the Jeffer- son high school band. He has played trombone and French horn in the municipal band for 17 years and presently serves as librarian for the band. Colton lias degrees in music Luman Colton from Cornell college and North- western university. He is a past president of the Iowa Band- masters' Assn. cent, and cellulose 38 percent. It claimed the increases worsened inflation and the industry could either hand over 300 million marks by Feb. 15, 1975, or the government would impose an export levy this year to collect the funds. For political reasons, the gov- ernment hoped the industry the country's largest would choose the voluntary method. is essential and the building I Conscrvative newspapers have shell is structurally sound." hinted) transfw Silliman, a Cedar Rapids at- torney and Coe trustee, was as- sisted in campaign leadership by the following Coe trustees: Robert C. Armstrong, national will not be voluntary. The Bank of Finland has raised doubts whether the export levy would be legal under existing regula- tions, but Ihe government re- leadership gifts chairman, Wil- n d k Ham B. Quarton. Cedar Rapids nu d h ,d k and Linn county chairman; Wil- v _____________'__ Haiti P. Whipple, Western U.S. chairman; Russell F. 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