Cedar Rapids Gazette, August 2, 1974, Page 9

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August 02, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - August 2, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Council Delays Action on Liquor Store; Access Issue Hy Larry Tanner -Marion's couiiul TluirMlav indicated it nut .sa- tisfied with access to the property which Iws been selected as the file for the slate liquor .store. The council failed to ap- prove the proposed access to the Hennessey lirothers. Inc., .site on Marion boulevard. 'Hie access would have been located SO feet west of [he abandoned but not vacated First street, which dead- ends into the .Milwaukee railroad overpass. Vote on the access was favorable. However, one coun- cilman, Floyd Emmons was not present. l''our Needed A majority vole of four is necessary to pass any action. Voting for the access were Marion Store Is Closed on Day It Opens ..Marion's adult book and cin- erama store, 243 Seventh ave- nue, opened and closed, at least temporarily, the same day. The store's manager, Harold C. McNeal, 577 Twelfth street, was charged with operating an adult book store without an amusement license. He is to ap- pear- Aug. 12 in Marion magis- trate's court. McNeal was arrested shortly after 8 p.m. Thursday, just after the store had opened. Charles A. Mooney Rites in Missouri Charles A. Mooney, 59, of 970 Third avenue, a resident of Marion since 1951, died Friday in a Cedar Rapids hospital. Born May 25, 1915, at Savan- nah, Mo., he was married to Edna Van Cleave, Oct. 9, 1941, at St. Joseph, Mo. Mr. Mooney was a graduate of Lafayette iigh school at St. Joseph, and served with the U.S. army during World war II. He was employed at Collins Radio for 19 years, and at Mercy hospital the last four years. He was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic church and Catholic Order of Foresters. Surviving in addition to his wife, are two sons, S-Sgt. C. Robert Mooney, Wheeler air force base, Hawaii, and John P. Mooney, Cedar Rapids; two grandchildren and three sisters, Maxlne Meadows, St. Joseph; Bernice Miller, Albuquerque, Mo., and Loretta Harris, Italy. Services: Mt. Olivet cemetery chapel, St. Joseph, Tuesday at 9. Friends may call at the Mur- doch chapel in Marion after 3 Saturday, where a Rosary will be recited at 8 p.m. Saturday. A memorial has been established. Rites Are Saturday For Annie McQuown Annie McQuown, 95, of 100 Ninth street, died Thursday in a Mt. Vernon nursing home. Born on a farm near Marion May 20, 1879 she was married to John McQuown Jan. Mrs. McQuown was a lifelong resident of Linn county. She was a member of the Lisbon Fe- derated church. Surviving are a son, Clifford, Marion; six daughters, Mrs. R..I. Kadera and Mrs. Norman Andre, both of Marion; Mrs. Donald Bowers and Mrs. Wil- liam Kruse, both of Lisbon; Mrs. Norman Hcin, Littleton, Colo., and Mrs. Maurice John- ston, Tiplon; 30 grandchildren, (i 6 great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren, and j a brother, Carl Burroughs, Spr- ingville. Services: Saturday at 10 a.m.' at the Lisbon Federated church. Burial: Cedar Memorial. Friends may call at the Morgan funeral home, Lisbon. Friends may, if they wish, contribute to the Federated church as a me- morial. Sell House Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kennedy have sold their house at 1145 Mitchell drive to lOrnesl F. Sulck. of Cedar Rapids. Possession will he given Aug. 14. The Kennedys arc mov- ing to Arlington, Texas. Sale was made by Ken.singor Real- tors, in cooperation with Twliim and Co. realtors. Dress Patterns :iml Needlc- crnft daily Classified Wiint Ad cxunulmeii Victor Klopfcn- stein, Kdward Heglcy and Laurence Martin. Opposing wore Hurley (ialligan. II a 11 expressed concern about traffic coming down the -Marion boulevard hill and making a left turn into the liquor store area "I cannot justify allowing a left hand turn after driving through iwo traffic .signals and crossing a bridge. This is already a congested area. We need a median strip in here. I would like to wait and see what the area study being made recommends." Next .Meeting The council, after failing to approve the access, voted unanimously to reconsider the matter at the next meeting. Following the meeting, sev- eral council members ex- pressed concern about the congested traffic already ex- isting in the area and that the liquor store will add to the problem. Bids for reconstruction of the Tenth street bridge over Indian creek were 64 percent over the estimate. But the council, noting the necessity of repairing the structure to permit school The Albumen road sanitary SI-WIT extension project was initiated with a hearing .set for Nine Candidates Seek Two C.R. Schoo! Board Seats Voters in the Cedar Rapids board iwnibcr Sl'-ve Sovcrn school district '.'.ill is effective Sep! Hi. havi.- to clioosc from a field oi Candidates that uncx- five candidates in order to fill ap-- two-year vacancy on 'lie school Ixjard. and challengers an- of iff, Thirl', '.even'n suv the two three-year terms Vihiib :n ii'm d by expire in September. si.ciaVs: .M.irv Ann Kucr -N'ominations for ihe three of 216U i.arr, dri1. e NT; a seats and the treasurer position tute teaehcr i.'i the open on the hoard closed at liapids seho August p I a n s specifications and schedule of assessments. A resolution of necessity was approved for the project was approved as the project engineer. Performance liond The contract and ]x'rfonn- ance bond for Tom Jiowktr and Sons, Inc., Cedar Rapid.s, for the air-conditioning work at the public library was ap- Ji r o v e d Howker's bid is 10. Tile tv.o-yenr caused by Ihe resignation urewster's Conviction Overturned Car) lyc.ioni. o! l-'ifiii as avenue .SK rdail manager of of Coodyear .stun- in Marion; ani! Scott of .street .SK, associat- ed with I'eiffer and A.s- M'ciales, Tlie four-way race for the three-year terms includes: Hubert liarber. While Oak road SK, president of Kelly WASHINGTON I'AI'i The Radiator (Ji. is a seven-year S. court ol' appeals Friday Tan ol 'the board. overturned the bribery tonvic- -Norman Lipsky, A contract was approved be- lion of former U. S. Sen. Daniel drove lane employed by- tween the city and the U.S. i Hrewster of Maryland. Hedges' Associates. Lipsky has Department of Hrewster, a Democrat, was served three terms on" the! Bureau of Census, for a spe- -convicted Feb. 2, 1973, of ac- school board, and has presided! cial census to be taken in the leepting more than from over it for five years. i city. !a lobbyist for tho mail order Cumin L. liosser, Ridgc-j Cost of the project is company Spiegel, Inc., to influ-.way drive SK, wife of local at-' with an immediate payment jence his vote on postal rate leg-! torncy Forrest Kosser. of approved. jislation. .fan Zonncveld, 47. 5I6J. Marion's post office has in- j The appeals court said s. Twenty-third- street SK. product I: formed the city the population District Judge C-eorgc Hart had! filings department manager at! now is estimated at 15 per- j erred in his instructions to the Life Investors, Inc. additional population sons. The over the official 1970 census figure of could bring the city some per year in added liquor profits and road use tax monies. Opposed Preject Approval was given to the i in vr cio veil iw me buses to use it approved the 3m soddi jebct with s t bid of the Cook Rowley Con- 5 set as for s t ruction Corp. of Cedar and recei t bids Martin 5 Rapids. posed the project because the estimated cost of was "too high." One Other Bid Cook Rowley's bid was One other firm pre- The sented a bid. It was B. A. of the north-south alley Westbrock Construction, Inc., Marion, with a bid- of Engineer Lee Schoon's es- timate on the repair project was He attributed the between Eighth and Ninth streets to Monte Leu and Kent Wheeler, owners. adjacent property First reading was given to high bid's mainly to the rise in an r d i" a n c e establishing steel prices. Bulk of the work involves steel. The council denied a re- quest from Mr. and Mrs. 'Barry Morrissey, owners of the Winslow House care eastbound one-way traffic on the east-west alley -and north- bound one-way traffic on the north half of the north-south alley in the block of downtown Marion surrounded by Sev- Tenth and Eleventh streets. Crime Commission center, 3456 Indian Creek enth and Eighth avenues and- TTlnTfnntU nfwnntn road, for a waiver on the requirements for underground wiring to permit the use of The council approved pay- two poles for security lights. nlent .of to Maintenance The council then voted to Associates Corp. reconsider the matter and asked for a study of costs on the request. Increase Charges An agreement was approved with the Linn County Humane Society to increase its sched- work at Legion swimming pool. A payment of was made to the East Central Iowa Area Crime Commission for the 1974 planning grant con- tribution. The council re-affirmed its ule charges from to stand favoring the Marion per horn- with a transportation charge of 17 cents per mile, up 10 cents. Klopfenstein tried to amend t h e transportation charge down to 15 cents, but his mo- tion died for a lack of a sec- ond. All five councilmen ap- proved the 17 cents charge. by-pass highway and sent it to the Iowa highway commis- sion. A Sunday beer permit was approved for the Pizza Hut, 1300 Seventh avenue, and a class C beer permit was ap- proved for Drugtown, 2790 Seventh avenue. jury. In addition, Wilmer L. Koss, The trial court's of 2131 Richard drive NE, is struclions did not set forth a'running unopposed for school! clear- and comprehensive stan-ldistrict treasurer. j dard for the jury to make the' T'11-' two-year term of present! distinction between Peter Bailey, expires! bribery payment in return for! June 30, 1975, at the close of the being influenced in the perform-kurrent fiscal year. ance Of an official act, receiving j illegal gratuities and receiving legal normal campaign con-j the appellate court! said. Brewster, who contended he accepted only legal campaign gifts, was sentenced to .two to six years in prison and finec The appeals court ordered a new trial where Brcwster would face only charges of accepting illegal gratuities, and not brib- ery. Committee Reviews Bus Fund Requests DBS MOINES The schoo budget review committee wil meet Monday with represent atives of various Iowa schoo districts to grant funds for the purchase of transportation equipment. The Iowa legislature appropri ated for school buses and authorized the committc to disburse the funds. The committee will hold -hear- ings beginning at 9 a.m. in the state board conference room ol the Grimes state office building. The following Eastern Iowa school districts will meet with :he commute at the specified imes: Guttenberg Paullina Cedar Rapids 2; Decorah Fort Madison Davenport 4. Youth Drowns Bn Mississippi DUBUQUE (UPI) A 17- year-old drowned in the Missis- sippi river here Thursday night after falling off a dock. D u b u q u e authorities said Duane Deitz, who was a ward of Scott county living in a home here, had been talking to a boy who was fishing and then walked to the end of the dock and fell into the river. Officials believe Deitz may have suffered 20 YEARS AGO The Cedar Rapids city council gave final Approval to an ordinance ban- ning the use of crankcasc oil by individuals on public streets. Scherle Introduces Drought Legislation WASHINGTON (AP) Rep. William Seherle (R-Iowa) in- troduced legislation Thursday aimed at "aiding farmers whose corn crop has been devastated by the severe drought." The bill directs the depart- ment of agriculture to base emergency assistance payments through the agricultural stabili- zation and conservation service on the total corn "creage plant-j, ed, he said, "Without such he, said, "fanners disaster assis-1 tance would be based on an ar- tificial, arbitrary acreage allot- ment established for each pro- ducer." Youth Apprehended in Bowling Alley IOWA CITY A juvenile was taken into custody early Friday morning by Iowa City police after he was discovered in the Colonial Lanes bowling alley with approximatley in his poessession which he is believed to have taken from a number of j s I R com boxes. Law enforcement officers dis- covered the 17-year old under a pinsetter after responding to a call about a prowler. The youth was released to his parents by juvenile authorities. 3lark: Too Many Children Alone WASHINGTON About half of all American mothers work and two Out Of 'every five of these working mothers today have preschool children, Sen. Dick Clark told the senate in urging support of the child and family services act. The bill "would establish and expand children and family service programs, build upon the experience of Head Start, give special emphasis to preschool children and families with the greatest needs and provide for direct parent the Iowa Democrat explained. Clark pointed out child care facilities have been provided on a large-scale basis at times when their mother's labor was considered critical as in line na- tional defense during both world wars. "But when the wars he said, "federal funding ended and most day care centers were forced to close their doors. "According to the latest esti- mates, care in licensed centers and family homes is available today for only about chil- dren, but several million young- sters need this service. "The sad result of a lack of aod, reasonably priced day care facilities is a large num- !ber of 'latch-key 'children' cared for by themselves. 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