Cedar Rapids Gazette, August 11, 1974, Page 9

Cedar Rapids Gazette

August 11, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - August 11, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Study Growing Need for Water in Southwest C.R. The Odar Rapids Gazette: San., Aug. 11, 1974 Bv Mikr Draprrr industrial rxpanMun in the soulhwcsl si-rtion CfiLir Kuimlv o In HiHiin; nrarcr a decision on turn service will be iiu-roaM-d In meet Ihe industries neeils "That's a problem that we're studying mm. how in nil more water down to that area 1-ee Cuppui-k. superinten- dent of the water Works "The decision will probably have to he made In a year on what to do We're Koinj; to have to start major construction nevt year." liy niajnr nuistnirtion. Cnp- pni'k i< referni'K In measures, surh as exlra feeder lines (nun the Chandler hill reservoir. City Hal! Notes Kvenluully. something more extensive will have lo he done. Coppock thinks it may he wise to consider building a second water treatment plant and well field south of town. It's not the amount of water- needed, hut the location of the need, thai influences his thinking. As far as capacity is concerned, the present plant on Shaver road NE should he good enough for many years. It has a capacity iif :i6 million gallons daily; the most ever pumped was 27.HO million gallons one1 day in September. 1971. BUT HAVING adequate water available isn't the same thing as having it where it is needed. To get the water to the southwest quadrant will require more water mains and booster sta- tions. Mike Deupreo A 16-inch main to the Wilson booster station was tied into tin- water system in February and is now handling about four million gallons daily. Only a lit- tle of that is for residem-es, the rest for industry. Industrial uses account for more than half the water pumped in Cedar Rapids as a whole, and the proportion oi in dustrial use in the southwest quadrant Is even higher. "We have some users down there that draw approximately two million gallons a day." Coppock said, lie added that the future holds more of the same type of expansion, with the bulk of industry settling in the southwest. "The mains are going to have to come back almost to the plant to gel the necessary he said. The additional mains wouldn't be necessary if a second water works were built. But wouldn't a second plant cost a lot to build? "Well, you talk about feede mains through the downtow area, and you're talking about lot of money, Coppoc said. Besides, he added, instead o putting the money into feede Bicentennial Gift: Sound, Light on Washington WASHINGTON An histor- ical vignette in sound and light will enhance the aura surrounding George Wash- ington's home al Mount Vernon. starting in 1976. A Bicentennial gift of the French people to the people of the U. S.. the sound and light spectacle will dramatize Commencement Aug. 1 6 at Coe Commencement ceremonies for the August graduation candidates at Coe college wil he held Aug. 16 al 3 p.m. ir Daehler-Kitchin auditorium. President Leo L. Nussbaum will give the charge and Allan D. Kellar. Pearl M. Taylor associate professor of music, will sing "Arm, Arm. Ye Brave" by G.F. Handel. Others participating will be Coe Chaplain David Hay; 'Bernice Bergup. reference li- brarian and assistant pro- fessor, and Dean Karns. as- sistant professor of mathemat- ics, organist. Among the 48 graduates will be the second class of students to receive the bachelor of sci- ence in. nursing degree. A commencement luncheon for the candidates and their families will he held al 12.30 p.m. Aug. 16. May Coe gradu- ate Robert A. Bahr, Lucas, will present a piano recital in Daehler-Kitchin auditorium at 2 p.m.. jusl prior to comm- encement. The recital and ceremonies are open to the public. events in the life nf the na lion's first President. Sound and light recaptures historical moments through computer-coordinated record ed dialogue, sound effects music, spotlights and interior lighting. It is shown at nighi for effect. The gift from France is the first major foreign Bicentenni- al project to be announced, which is considered appropri- ate in view of France's role in the American struggle for Independence. In a letter to President Nixon offering the gift, French President Valery discard d'Estaing wrote: "The forthcoming celebra- tion of the Bicentennial of the U.S. stirs in France a popular and loud echo The friendship which links our two peoples and which has been sustained and strengthened by so many ordeals we have been through side by side originated on the land and sea battlefields of the War of Independence." The project developed through the cooperation of the French Ambassador Jacques Kosciusko-Morizet and Ihe regent of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Assn.. Mrs. Thomas Turner Cnoke. Son et lumierc. which or- ginaleri in France in 1952. was first presented to the public at the Chateau of Chambord. Since then it has become a popular art form with several more in France and ones at the Acropolis in Athens and Pyramids and Luxor in F.gypt. Sale! Crepe Sole Wedgie Oxford by differs 8.88 Regularly 1 2.00 Help your feet lo feel like Ihoy'ro floating on o cloud wilh this comfortable crope sole oxford. This wedge style shoe is available in solid tan or red. A fun look in shoes for fall wear. lo 10. Cednr Rapidil Dowmtalri Budget Store and Undale Ploia Iowa Cltyi Mall Shopping at Six on Sycamore Dear Genie mains ll could lie put inln a new well dele! and treatment plant which will eventually he necessary, anyway, although not fur many years Till-: SOtTHWKST imliislnal area is the only one Coppnck feels calls for major changes in the uc.ir future. Tinn- are less serious problems everywhere, uf course, such as a pressure shortage in some parts of Cedar Hills. A new standpipe. with a one million gallon capacity, located lili feel higher Ihan the present storage facility, should take care of Ihe pressure problem. Bids will be taken on the new slandpipe later this month, hut it will probably he Ki-lK months before construction is finished. "A standpipe like that, prior to mid-11173, you'd expect to see completed in four Coppock said. The delaying factor is a shortage of steel plates, he explained. There are no particular sup- ply problems on the east side nf the river. A lew extensions ol water mains are planned, Cop- pock said, and he is also looking at some outlying areas, that are served with only one main. "We'd like to be able, if we have a break in a main, to con- tinue to feed from another direction." he said. i Note; "Dear Genie" is prepared under the auspices of tne linn Counfy Heritage Society Questions should hove an Iowa connection, must be kept to a 50-word limit and clearly typed or printed. Jhey will be published on n space available basis. They should be sent directly to Dear Genie PO Box 175, Cedar Kaniris, Iowa, 52406 Names and rr.uif he- hocausf: rcactaii who con f.efp will send onswefs directly fo the questioned Dear Cemc. Want to obtain information mi or contact descendants of David Itublec. believed son of (.apt. Andrew Rublee who moved with four brothers from Berkshire. Mass, to Berk- shire. Vl Haul! horn Berkshire, Vt I7SK. later went lo Iowa. Kesided in Iowa in 18X2 al age 84. Mrs. Rhoda Berger. 25 Coion street, Idchford. VI Compiling genealogy Like lo hear from all descendants, all spelling', I.. Merrill Van Cleave. Charier-crest drive. Fur! Wayne. 1ml.. Would like information on Augustus Jenkins, native of Wales arid in War of M2. Moved from Washington county, "bio. to Linn county. Iowa. Possibly Otter Creek township Living in Linn county. June 1875 One son in Iowa Union Army in Civil War. Miss Helen Morse. S. Lexington, llarrisonville. Mn.. IH7II1. In my great-grandmothcr Hall's photo album is a picture nf a Rev. K. F, Hall. Walker. Iowa. It was probably taken in the late IKOIIs or early 1900s. The man looks about 511 years old and has a cleric's collar. I am searching for Halls from Wayne and or Hussell county. Ky.. lo Morgan and Fulton county. 111.. 1H30-35 to Iowa I8.18. Mrs. Ruth Colby. R K 1 Box 235. Burligton, Iowa. Seek county of birth for Minnie Moorhead born De- cember 1R74, in Iowa, daughter of Edwin Moorhead and Viola Moorland. Also, need data on William Taylor Stover Ham- ilton county, and n. Prouty. Hamilton or Webster counties in 1880s. Loren Horton. Apt. 20, 515 F.ast .Jefferson street. Iowa City. Iowa. Xiiiian's. shoes for feet that have been kicking around all summer Here's the kind of style that your children wanl this season. Fresh and bright. They are great for ichool and dress up. Stride-Rite" builds shoes to fit the way they should. And, our professional fitters are trained to make doubly sure they Cedar Rapids: Downtown Third Floor and Lindala Plaza Iowa City: Mall Shopping Center on Six at Sycamore Killians WIG TRADE-IN SALE! We Will Give You .00 For Your Old Wig On a New Wig Purchase ONE WEEK ONLY AUGUST 12 TO 17 Your old wig is worth 10.00 to Killian's and wilt be accepted as a trade-in on any wig from our regular stock priced 25.00, 30.00, 35.00. There are no restrictions. All trade-in wigs will be destroyed. Offer Good an any Regular Priced Wig Downtown Second Floor Killian's Lindale Plaza, Cedar Rapids and Mali Shopping Center, Iowa City OPEN SUNDAY Killians MONDAY ONLY SPECIAL Sleepwear so soft and cozy and at a special savings to you! Brushed Sleepwear with delicate trim REGULARLY 4.99 Acetate and nylon gowns for cozy comfort in long or waltz length styles. All have delicate lace and dainty embroidery trim. These gowns come in a lovely array of soft pastels such as pink, blue, maize, lavender solids. An extraordinary value at this specially low price for you! Cedar Rapids: Aisle Bar, Downtown Street Floor Downstairs Budget Store and Undale Budget Shop Iowa City: Mall Shopping Center on Six at Sycamore A.M. LINDAIE NOON to 9iOO MAU SHOPPING CENTER, IOWA