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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - August 6, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                Liquor Store Issue Aired They'll Do It Every Time Marion losl its liquor slorc over days ago and the possibilily (if opening a new Kll llll.v hole SCVIIIS III he least several iniiiilhs away The city council and the lima liifiior eon'rn! commis have MM! been alile In agree nil a site fur Hie store Kulaiid (iallagher. head uf Hie eiinlrul commission, says his is nul committed tunny mi" he adds the Hennessey Bros Inc., properly between Indian creek and Mariun Mill house Hie retail slure if ;il! lite problems can he iruneil nut Si.wd Inli'nl have .Muneil an iiiiciii I" lease with the llennesseys. he luld The Oa.'cltc last week Access to ;nid fruin the Hennessey property seems In lie the stickler. Some cm cuuncil members have indicat- ed the site has ton many possi- hie traffic problems in ncrrnii location nf (he store. 'iallagher said the injuni and heer cunlrol commission is nut dragging Us feel on site seleclum "This property is first fur Ihe store It is commercial. they (the city council) issue hmlilmg liernill 1" the properly owner su he i .iii build nil l! l.cfl Turns "in1 "f Hie pnihleins. as smile of the council see ll. Is Hie danger of left hand tiirnsd inlu Hie site fur cars coming the hill un Marion hou- fruin Cellar Kapnls agreed (tin! UK- leit turn could he dangerous, hut says an access could be it One of the prohleiiis ap- parently is dial no one wants In pay for the access instnlla- lion The cuiiuiiission savs it duesn't any money fm (Ills Tin council and the prop, crty owner Imlh think the itlher one should pav The cuiiuiiission head said he was deteriiiineil !o locate a Mure ill Mariun. Should Have Slure "I Hunk a cilv i.f per sous should have a slure in it If this pruperly doesn't pan out. we will have to seek an- Marion Courts Cases heard Monday in magistrate's court Marion were: L. Witle. Glass road NK, Cedar Rapids, Albert J. Ilartl. Eighteenth slreel, Craig S. DeSotel, Route 1, Harold M. Tenney, 910 Thirty- sixth street NE. Cedar Rapids, S30; William L. Oeers. 1575 Twenty-sixth street, Wallace H. Luedtke, 975 Sec- ond slreel, Slid; John R. Kes- kinen, 12211 Country Club drive, S30. Failure to yield right-of-way K. Betenbender, route 3, Merle L. Welly, Ons- low, Traffic nelope S. Pirkel, 360 Fifteenth street. Operation without L. Wassner, 333 Thirteenth street Improper Ida M. Mishler. Twenty-fifth street, Improper L. Hindman, Alburnett, S15. Vio- lation of a driver's license re- V. Reynolds. 1900 Daleview drive, Il- legal D. Niel- sen. Center Point, Marion's public library is postponing a magic show to Aug. 22. The show had been set for Thursday at 1.30 in Hie children's room. Scott Crekoff. of Marion, will perform for all ages of children. Sec Women's World in Clas- sified. Patterns, needlecrafl. sewing machines, etc. II hap pens every day! Adv. Notice: All advertisements nf this type (Marion Locals) must be in The Gazelle Classified Office by A.M. day of publication. (11 A.M. Sat. for Sunday. Dial 398-8430 or 398- 8234.-Adv. Marion division Chamber of Commerce has two meetings set for this week. The board of directors meet Friday at a.m. in the Chamber off- ices, 760 Eleventh street The retail bureau will meet Thursday at a.m. in the Farmers State bank communi- ty room. Hickory smoked barbecued ribs, shrimp, and chicken served Wednesday's. Stick ney's Set board of education will meet Thursday at p.m. in Hie administration building for a public hearing and to open bids for the proposed mainte- nance shop and bus barn. The district's budget hearing is set for K in the high school mathe- matics quodplex. activi- ty schedule at the Marion YMCA is: Non-aquatic pre- school kid power 9 a.m.. youth tennis pre-school gymnas- tics adult open gym noon, archery 1 p.m.. trampo- line junion high gym 4. family night 6; pool youth lessons 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., adult open swim noon and 6: 30. youth recreational swim 4. swim team 5, family and adult gym Set water board will meet Wednesday at X p.m. in the civil defense room at the city hall. New Afghan Regime Looks To Economic Development KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) When President Mohannad Daoud of Afghanistan staged a military-backed coup a year ago to topple his cousin King Zahir Shah from the throne, his justification was widespread corruption and a tottering economy. Now. one confirmed and two rumored counter coups later, the new republican regime believes il has firm enough control of the levers of power to start directing most of ils energies to getting the country moving again. "You could say the new government spent the first eight months consolidating ils power, but now the whole thrust is toward economic development." said one of- ficial. The mam problem confront- ing the landlocked Texas-size nation, listed by the U. N. as one of the six poorest on earth, is not so much a shortage of development capital as an inadequate bureaucracy I hat lacks adequate machinery for gathering the basic informa- tion necessary to plan ahead. I'npulalion Vague For instance Ihe lolal population is undetermined, with estimates ranging from aboul III lo IK million. Nor is an accurate figure for Hie gross national product available. Following Daoild's coup. one of the nation's three major exports. The devaluation of the U. S. dollar also a favora- ble factor in achieving a balance of payments surplus. As far as the man in the street is concerned, the main success of the regime has been lo curb inflation by stabilizing the prices of such vital com- modities as oil. kerosene, cooking oil. cotton textiles. sugar and coal through government subsidies. Good rice and wheat harvests meant the government did not have to spend valuable foreign exchange importing them when international prices were high. The government recently in- troduced its first one-year economic plan for 1974-75 in which it estimates a total eminent investment of about million, some 43 percent of which will be ac- counted for by foreign aid. Agriculture, industry, trans- purl. communications and social services will be the main benefactors. Outside Aid Private investment is ex- pected to perk up now the government has made clear il welcomes a limited private sector in the economy. Meanwhile. Ihc regime is actively seeking outside economic aid from wherever it can find ll ill line with ils partly engineered by a group of foreign policy of iion-align- young Hussiaii-lrained of- incut. sup- Ihe ficers. there were arrests, dis- missals and Iransfers al all levels of goveriimenl. which resulted in economic aclnily in both Ihe public and prnalo sectors grinding almost lo a standstill for a lime Despile these laclors it has not been a dcsperale year economically for Ihe coiinlry In Ins firsl anniversary speech .Inly IB. Daoud an- nounced Ihal an inhcnlcd balance of payments defied id million 'had been lur.....I iiilo a surplus wilh evporls rising M pcrccnl Colliin .lump According peris here. Ibis was lair.cly duo In a reslnclloii on imporls combincil with a jump in m- lernalional collon prices. With sheepskins mill Iruil, nitloii is Afghanislau's main purler continues In be Sov id I'liion, which provides nearly all Ihe equipment for ils armed forces. According to in- formed sources here. Daoud's June visit lo Moscow resulted in Ihe Russians pledging some million Ml aid over the liexl several vcars. State Official: "Hard Look" at Dubuque Marina DUBUQUE (UPI) Stall Health Commissioner Normal! Pawlewski said Monday 1m agency would "take a hard look" at the conditions at Mas- sey marina south of here which possibly resulted in an outbreak of shigellosis. Pawlewski said he was ad- vised by his staff that Ihi number of cases "they an experiencing this year is nol much different than what they experienced in past years." However, he said the state agency is cooperating with the Dubuque county health depart- ment to investigate probable causes and secure information. The county departmen recommended that swimming and water skiing be banned for a nine-mile stretch from the southern seel ion of Dubuque to the county-operated marina. "We are working very closely with the local health department and getting some information from water samples and river samples. We want to gel some information and lake a hard look at the Massey area lo see if the river is contaminating Massey or Massey is contaminating the river." said Pawlewski. He said, however, that the IS cases reported by Ihe county board was nut abnormal for this time of year. "It's a na- tural time of Ihe year, not only for Dubuque. but for other metropolitan areas." Paw- lewski said. He said "the fact that many of the people gelling shigellosis have been al the Massey marina makes yon wonder whether or not it's normal or abnormal. There is a question whether il is Ihe area itself or a condilion of Potato Chips Potato chips were created by an American Indian, (ieorge ('rum, while employed as a chef at Saratoga Springs, N.Y., in 1853. They were listed on the menu as "Saratoga MOW Room FOR ANY DRAINAGE FAILURE 365-2243 other site It takes Illl days to j build a store We an- no! j Irvine lo force the otv if anything (iallagher said the commis- rill) ll-ul I difficulty finding sites in other j culiimwulles as n has m Marion "We have negotiated 11 other si..res in the stale since we started trying lo find a site .vi.tnofl "I don't know why arc rehictaul to pill a liquor siore on Ihe site They arc willing lo permit a molel building across Ihe sired (iallagher was refcrrim; lo city approval given to the es- lablishmenl of a Mold across Marion boulevard all the same intersection with Sixth avenue He said Ihe liquor commis- sion employes who would he working in the Marion store are spread among the three slores in Cedar Rapids. Mayor William .1. (irundy said he does not know whal will happen lie Iralfic safely was the major problem "I believe our new city manager (Joe Painter) will be working on this thing." (irundy said. Painter took office Monday. The mayor said he had briefed! the manager on the problem. Meanwhile, the Marion citi- zens continue lo have to goi elsewhere for their liquor. Gallagher summed up the situation aptly. "Nobody is happy right now." el APPROACHING THE HIGHWAY WARNIMG SlSNS CAlU KK CUTTING C'MON, LET'S 60! STEP ON IT, ri YOu to THE. Bl6 6W WITH THE UTTU6 FLA6-" Cedar Rapids (iazelte: Tues.. AUK. 6, 1971 9 Clarence-Lowden Budget Mill Rate the Same Court Affirms Canine Used as Crime Weapon BOSTON (AP) The Mas- sachusetts appeals court has concurred with a lower court ruling that a dog can be con- sidered a "dangerous weapon" if il appears capable of inflict- ing serious bodily harm. The ruling on Wednesday came on an appeal by Michael Tarrant. of Boston, who was sentenced lasl year to 10 lo 211 years in prison for armed rob- bery. In the 15173 trial, the court was lold thai Tarrant robbed David Weinberg and threa- tened the victim with his Ger- man shepherd. Tarrant's attorney argued thai the dog was not a "dangerous weapon" and that conviction of armed robbery required a finding thai the ac- cused possessed an instrument dangerous in fact, not merely in appearance. Appeals court Justice David Rose ruled thai "the threa- tened use of an apparently dangerous weapon is sufficient to make" (he offense more serious than simple robbery. Il is common knowledge lhat dogs can be instructed to at- tack persons on command. Rights Leader Pickets Eagles MII.WAl'KKIv Wis. (ITU The Rev. James (Iroppi is marching again. liroppi. who made headlines in his civil rights battles in the lale Hlfills. and eight others picketed the Kaglcs Club where Ihe annual national convention of Ihe Kaglcs is be- ing held. "There are no blacks in Ibis club and we don't agree with thai policy of Idling local chapters have exclusionary clauses." (Jroppi told news- men. USSR Potential Power Financially: Analysts Hy Richard l.iionuo Hi HltrSSKI.S (I'l'l) Russia which many still consider a backw ard nalion economically. is well on way In hecomiim a leading financial power. This is preihc! ion of economic expert-, al North Allanlic Treaty (NATO) here. In ail unsigned article in Ihe bimonthly "NATO analysis from the alliance s Tonomic directorate said the soariim prices of nil and uold been a windfall for Ihe I'nion. which has husie reserves of both. "The Soviet I'nion is in the process of becoming one of the leading financial powers." the said. Hap Favorable Credit The article used its statistics In bolster a current campaign by NATO administrators against the granting of ble credit terms to Russia by Western governments. "They are strong grounds for questioning the assumption that the development of economic and industrial cooperation with the Soviet I'nion is conditional on Hie granting of substantial export credits on particularly favora- ble terms." it said. "The I'SSR is now quite able to finance its purchases of ad- vanced equipment and know- how from the West, either from own resources or by raising loans, on the same terms as ils Kincial ni The ie! economy is so weak internally that the iel ruble is liu! the NAT" Kcucw said this ap- parenl impotence masks !onc_'- I'aicJe polentlal. urrent Soviet 'jolil -tand al aboii! tons, or some billion worth, at present free market prices, il said ranking Ihe Russians Ihird after America and Wesl (iermany in total ro.-erves. In addition. iet mines turn out another 2011-220 Ions per year, it said. "il reserves in the I'rals and Siberia are expected lo liirn the Soviet I'liion eventually into ai: oil exporter, and the said the Russians will be able lo "cash in" on the [onr-fold increase in oil prices. Russia's current external debl is aboul S3.S billion. NA- TO Review said, adding thai the nation could clear this debt immediately and easily from the windfall it has received from oil and gold inflation. "Credit-Worthy" II quotes "unconfirmed press reports" as saying Rus- sia borrowed more than 81 billion on the Euro-currency market between early 1972 and mid-1973. "Hanking consorlia wnulfl mil have ventured into this it said, "without sound reasons for believing dial the Soviet I'nioit was credit- wort hv." Blouin Hits Riley for Campaign Finance Stand DUBl'Ql'E Stale Sen Michael Blouin, Dubuque Democrat, told supporters Monday his Republican op- ponent for Second district congressman voted against campaign finance reform in the 1973 Iowa legislative ses- sion. Blouin noted thai State Sen. Tom Riley was reported to have pledged, at a Riley-fnr- congress fund-raising dinner lasl Friday, thai he will push for a law limiting campaign contributions if he is elected. Blouin declared Riley voted against an income tax check- off amendment permitting taxpayers to channel SI of their stale income lax to the party of their choice. The Democratic candidate said the check-off system, now in effect despile Riley's "no" vole, "was a giant step toward reducing future needs for large private contributions or per- sonal wealth in political cam- paigns in this stale. "II was disappointed at the time that Mr. Riley could nol support the check-off amend- ment and it raises doubts now about the type of campaign reform legislation he might support in Washington." "WHERE THE GOOD THINGS ARE" with our split! Take the fantiBy That's where the good things are! 915 S. llth St. Grand MARION 1936 42nd St. N.E. CEDAR RAPIDS l.OWDKN No objection- presented al VJon'la'1 night's hearing on the proposed budget for the Ift74-7a school I T den coiumuniiy school. Approximate amount of the proposed budget is Since there were no objections the board board secretary Mrs Doris llassi-l it 'o i-en ;i'y f he i :i i I Tj budget as proposed Included in the budget is SH57 OKU m the Dog Meat Popular in Philippines Hi I.ciin Daniel KVil'IO Philippines iri'l i lloi' meal is a popular dish l n 1 h is small lo'A n in I he mountains Jiili miles imrlh of Manila "Hol'nre martial law people around hero would even pel dogs and sell ihcni lo those who wanlcil lo cook a guesl lold me a! a buffet dinner where Ihe mam course was dog meal 'Thai doesn't happen anymore." he said rather proudly. I'nlll then. 1 thought I had heard all of the justifications for martial law. imposed by President Marcos 22 months The dinner was hosied by a government official at the guest house of the presidential mansion lo entertain newsmen covering a lour of the Philip- pines by the Miss Universe beauty pageant finalists. In Stew The dog meat was served in whal appeared to be a stew. Two Spanish journalists, a husband and wife team, were eating from heaping plates with gusto until another guest inquired in broken Spanish if they were enjoying their dog meal. They quickly s'el their plates down and ate no more. "Try some." a guest urged me. I heaped my plate protec- tively with steamed rice. some over the rice." my colleague pressed. "You'll like it." The moment of decision had come. I wasn't in the least curious as hi the taste of dog meal bill I didn't want to of- fend my host. So I decided to compromise. Gingerly. I forked from a steaming bowl what I fervently hope and will forever insist was a small piece of carrot. Ex-Army Cook "I'd like to interview the chef." I said, selling down my plate and heading toward the kitchen. "Whal I look for is a small black dog. about nine months tn a year old." said Alfredo Mundo. a wiry little man who proudly acknowledged thai he had prepared the meal. Mundo. who said he served as :i cook with U. S. forces on Guam during World war II, said there are Inls of ways lo cook dog meal. lie said il is particularly popular adobo style, a Philip- pine way of barbecuing. He said the best dog meat cosis more Iban HO cents a pound. general fund and W> in the school house fund Thr- approved budget reflects an increase of OUT the ai-liial 74 Approximately JMi.niHI of this increase is a result of repairs that are covered by insurance and consequently will not af- fect the rale of the district The anticipated state lor (he tiisuicl has increased by over and approximately Ma.llOII is carried over to the new budget from Hoard members approved a bid of Mostaerl "ll Co.. Low- den. for cents per uallnn fur gasoline They also approved a did of the Clarence Coop lor number two healing fuel oil at a 1 cents per gallon discount from the lank wayon The board accepted the bid of Sanitary Farm Iiairy of Tipton to prin ide milk at a half-pint price of .OKI cents and low-fat chocolate milk at cents per half pint. Hoard members appnucd a Irce lunch and free milk policy which will be sent to the department of public instruc- tion for approval. The board set the same price schedule for hot lunches and milk as last year. Students will be charged 411 cents for a hot-lunch and 5 cents for a half-pint carton of milk. Book rental was set by the board al the rates: Kindergarten through grade four. SB per year; grades five through eight. S7 per year; grade nine through 12. per year. This is no increase over last years book rental fees. Towel rates were increased by the board from lo W per year. The hoard reviewed appli- cants for two positions remaining unfilled on the 1974-75 faculty, those of high school English teacher and Middle school science instruc- tor. No action was taken. The board will meet again Aug. 12 at the high school in Clarence for a discussion of applications for teaching positions, finalization of bus roule plans and parking problems at the high school. Three Seek Posts At Independence INDEPENDENCE Three candidates are seeking elec- tion lo the one Independence community school board of education post, and one can- didate is running for the north rural section of the district. Both board positions are for three-year terms. Carl Vander Schaaf, Lowell Lenz and Robert Richter have all filed nomination papers for the Independence area board seat currently held by Pres- ident Al Lynt's, who decided not in seek re-election to the post. Incumbent Ronald Hood, who is presently completing a one- year unexpired term of the late Floyd Klotzbach, will be unopposed as a representative from the north rural area. Richard Cone, incumbent treasurer, filed papers lo run again for that position in the district. The school election will be Held on Tuesday, Sept. ill. IQT I i 43rd St. 3rd Ave. Downtown 1 81 9 42nd St. NE 191 JacolynDr. NW PHONE 362-2115 Member F.D.I.C.   

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