Cedar Rapids Gazette, August 12, 1974, Page 8

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August 12, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - August 12, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa RENT A NEW PIANO OO Z Per Month Cartop* or Ormy ay* |« itltfr lentil All Rent Will Apply lf You Decide To Buy! II ILTll It I W\ K ll \S UC SECOND STREET SE wnoi*    a    j|    e* TENDERLOINS JIn IMec/zca/ Students Toke Preceptor Training By Geraldine Mosser WEST UNION - Palmer Memorial hospital and the medical staff are doing their part to encourage more doctors to enter family practice medicine in rural Iowa areas Three medical students have spent time at Palmer Memorial hospital this summer under three different programs designed to give actual family practice experience to University of Iowa medical students. Senior medical student Jay Mixdorf, Janesville, spent eight weeks in the West Union community and received six and one half hours of credit for the experience. Craig Hanson, a medical student between his freshman and sophomore year is a participant in the Medical Education Community Orientated (MECO) program, a ten-week course which allows for experience in the field to make medical    education    more meaningful    Hanson is    provid ed room and board and a weekly stipend His expenses are shared jointly by the hospital and the medical clinic. MECO    objective    allows students to participate and observe in the total health care delivery in a rural community. This involves hospitals.    nursing    homes, pharmacy, county home, office and hospital administration. nursing care, ambience, board of supervisors role in administration of monies to health care for the residents of the county. The third man is Dr. Michael Garon. Springfield, Ohio, who is in West Union for one month serving a precep-torship. Dr. Geron is in his second year of residency at the University of Iowa family practice department, having received his MD degree from Two Are Charged In Lansing Incident LANSING — Two brothers were charged with assault and battery following a disturbance outside a tavern here Saturday night. Thomas and Frederick Rethwisch. both of Lansing and in their early 20s, allegedly assaulted Gary Gibbs, Allamakee county deputy sheriff. and his wife. Gibbs was off-duty at the time. The two are to be arraigned in Waukon magistrate’s court Tuesday ON THIS DATE in 1898, the peace protocol ending the Spanish-American war was signed after hostilities lasting three months and 22 days. Creighton university. Omaha. in May of 1973 This year he is getting a first hand look at the operation and management of a family practice clinic rn a rural setting and identifying the areas of medicine in which he feels he needs further training. Since he is a University of Iowa resident, he is on its payroll for the duration of his residency in West Union. I ho mdeical clinic. however, provides housing and compensates him for his moving expenses. Dr. Larry Boeke of the medical clinic supervises all three programs for the University of Iowa.  _ Services Wednesday For Ivan E. Wood SPRINGVILLE—Ivan E. Wood. 63. a resident of Springville 25 years until moving to Garnavillo in March, 1973, died Sunday in a Guttenberg hospital. Born May 22, 1911. in Jones county, he was married to Edna Wright Aug. I, 1934, in Mt. Carroll. III. He was employed by Fruehaufs for 25 years and at Century Engineering ll years. He was a member of Springville Presbyterian church, past master of Springville Masonic lodge and a member of Machinists union local 831 Surviving in addition to his wife are a daughter, Mrs. James Stone, Cedar Rapids; two sons. George, Anamosa, and Jerry, Charleston Heights, SC ; ll grandchildren. two great-grandchildren. a sister, Mrs. Alfred Welper. Marion, and three brothers. Wayne. Escondido, Calif.; Vernie. Olin, and Amos J.. Anamosa. Services Wednesday at 1:30 at Murdoch chapel in Marion Burial: Cedar Memorial cemetery, Cedar Rapids. Friends may call at the chapel after 7 Monday where all Master Masons are asked to meet Wednesday at I Young Woman Hurt In One-Car Crash WEST UNION - Brenda Hilsenbeck, 17, West Union. was in good condition at University hospitals in Iowa City after a one-car accident Saturday. She was driving on a blacktop road about two miles south of Ossian when she apparently lost control and drove into the ditch. She was taken to the West Union hospital and later transferred to University hospitals 4 The Cedar Rapids Gazette; Man., Aug. 12, 1974 Five Killed on Iowa Highways By l ulled Pres;* International Five persons died in separate traffic accidents during the weekend. The latest reported fatality was a rural Griswold youth. William Laughlin, 16. State troopers said Laughlin was killed Sunday when his car went out of control on Iowa 92 five miles east of Carson. Troopers said the car went off the road, and overturned several times. They said Laughlin, who may have fallen asleep at the wheel, was thrown from the car. Woodbury County Earlier Sunday, Patrick O’Sullivan, 21, the son of Jerry O’Sullivan, a Woodbury county supervisor, died when his southbound car went out of control, skidded and went into a ditch before tipping over and catching fire Also killed early Sunday was a 23-year-old Sheldon man, Gregory Walker. Authorities said Walker lost control of his car on Iowa 6(1 at the east edge of Sheldon. Authorities said Walker was reportedly traveling at a high rate of speed when the accident occurred Walker was seen by a Sheldon police officer who was making a door check of Sheldon businesses. The officer gave pursuit but couldn’t catch up with Walker, authorities said. Accident reports said Walker’s car went out of control, skidded 167 feet and smashed into two trees. An elderly ( lear Lake man was killed Saturday in a two-car collision five miles south of (’lear Lake on Iow a 107 Second Driver The driver of the second car. Mickey Vesman, 16. Thornton, escaped serious injury but a passenger, U*e (’letnmens, also of Thornton, was hospitalized in Mason City The state's first weekend death was a Davenport man, John Dalton, 36, who was killed in a one-vehicle accident on Iowa 22 just outside of Davenport. Authorities said Dalton’s pickup truck ran off the road and rolled over. He was thrown from the vehicle. Iowa Solon: Photo bv John Speer, Toledo FIREMEN FROM SIX COMMUNITIES early Sunday battled a blaze at the Packaging Corp, of America paper mill in Tama. The metal roofs of the paper warehouses collapsed on the paper bales impeding efforts of firemen to control the fire. Five of the ten warehouses were destroyed bo‘ore the blaze was brought under control. No Estimate Door Check Investigating officers, said Grimm Files for Deep River Board MILLERSBURG - Ronald Grimm, rural Deep River, has filed for the west post on the Deep    River-Millersburg Community school board. Paul Sauter, incumbent, also of rural Deep River, is again seeking the director-at-large board posi* A    |    I    •    | a •    •    ,    Gazette Photo bv Dole Hi Australian Visitor William Darwin of Victoria Falls, Australia, chats with Bettina Hass, drum major for the University of Iowa Highlanders. Darwin, who has directed girls bands since the 1930s, conducts the Foots' ay Yardville City Silver band, which will tour the North American continent this year. Tourism Regions Raise $30,000 Matching Funds DES MOINES (UPI) -Iowa’s seven tourism regions have raised more than $30.0(10 during the last eight months to match a legislative appropriation approved earlier, the Iowa development commission reported last week The 1973 Iowa legislature earmarked $30,000 to be used to promote Iov. „ tourist attractions in the seven tourism regions, with each district limited to a $5.(MHI ceiling. Matching Funds State legislators made the money available on a “matching funds’’ basis, requiring each district to contribute equal funds to the promotion programs Dick Ranney, the I IX "s director of the IIM ”s tourism TIPTON—A Friday evening fire in downtown Tipton gutted two buildings and resulted in losses totalling at least IKHI.IHH) Firemen from three communities buttled a blaze which started in the kitchen of the Bringer Inn supper club about 8.30 p.m. and spread to the next door Coast to ( oast store and its warehouse According to Tipton fire chief Robert Peck, the fire which started as a grease fire in the inn kitchen was sucked up by an exhaust fan and ignited the roof The restaurant was filled with customers at the time the blaze began, but all persons ON THIS DATE in 1851, Isaac Singer of Pittstown, NY. was granted a patent on his sewing machine. and recreational development division, said the seven regions should be credited with raising the money “in such a short time.” Promotion lie said some of the state and local money already has been used for radio and national magazine promotion, brochures, promotional pla-cernats for restaurants and other advertising Ranney    aid regions I (northeast Iowa), 111 (south central), VI (northwest), and VTI (north central), each raised $5,IHM! Regional    IV (southwest) matched more than $4,9<MI, ll (southeast)    came up with nearly $4,3(H), and V (central) raised $1.4(H). Ranney said were able to leave the building unharmed Fire Controled The fire was under control by 2:30 a rn., but firefighters had to return about 1:30 Saturday morning to put out another blaze which re-ignited from the smoldering ashes Bringer Inn and (’oast to Coast store were listed a total loss. Firemen from Tipton, Stanwood and Bennett assisted in putting out the blaze The company .as ten warehouses approximately 40 by HO feet. They are of wooden pole-type construction with metal roofs and open sides. When the poles burned, the roof collapsed upon the paper bales making it difficult to get water to the burning paper, according to firemen on the scene. The electrical wiring for the Jordan well which furnished water to the plant was destroyed. Therefore, the 24-hour plant operation was suspended. But the wiring was expected to bt* replaced and operation resumed sometime Monday. Passible Cause A night watchman discovered the fire. Eldon McNa-niee. Tama fire chief, said the fire possibly could have been caused by spontaneous combustion. But he added the cause was still under investigation Bulldozers were removing the charred hales Sunday. McNamee said the fire would probably smolder for several days. Ail the water used was pumped from I^ke Cherry which is adjacent to the plant. McNamee said a tremendous amount of water was used to fight the bla/r Water at the scene was knee-deep and covered the firehoses The loss was partially covered by insurance. When you run a classified ad . . . plan on being home to answer your telephone ’ iPOQ“ FOOD STORES SUPER SPECIALS Tipton Fire Destroys Club “Fabrics and Sewing” A "SPECIAL INTEREST” Section In The Cedar Rapids Gazette Wednesday, August 14 Of interest to all who fashion their own clothes or do • Knitting • Needlepoint • Crewel • Upholstering • Draperies etc. A complete do it-yourself guide you ll want to SAVE for the long winter evenings ahead FACTORY TRAINED SERVICE ^^    Open    Mon. and Thurs, Til 9:00 P.M. PEOPLES - 21 Sl.t Av.. St    Phon.    366-2436 Questions Speed Impact Of Damage In Tama Fire Grain Belt BEER 12 1202. CANS 806-34th Street S.i. 225 Edgewood Rd. N.W. 1944 42nd Street N.I. By Harrison Weber DES MOINES - ODP A) -State Representative Edgar Holden is not completely convinced lowering the speed limit nationwide to 55 is the chief reason for the big drop in fatalities. He notes some of the states having the largest percentage decrease rn traffic deaths are Eastern states that had a rela tively low speed limit before the 55 mph limit was imposed last March I. The Republican floor leader singled out Rhode Island, Connecticut and Delaware as examples of states that had limits of 60 mph or in the case of Connecticut, reasonable and proper. Yet. these states, he said, are among the leaders in reducing traffic deaths. Holden has written to safety officials in each of these states, plus others, in an effort to determine how many of their traffic deaths occurred on the interstate system as opposed to the primary. Rep. Holden, a Davenport business man. believes the reduction in traffic deaths started last fall but he can’t put his finger on the reason Nationwide, for the first six months of the year traffic deaths were down 6,(HHI over the same period last year. In Iowa, through Aug. 8, traffic deaths were down 126 over the same date a year ago, 350 compared to 476 Interestingly enough, the death toll on the interstate system in Iowa through July 31 was down by four, from 20 to 16 deaths. State Safety Commissioner Charles l^arson believes it’s a “safe assumption" the big reason for the reduction in traffic deaths is the lower speed limit on the two-lane primary road system. Larson said his department is doing a study on this now. Another factor has to he reduced travel, down seven percent over a year ago The 55 mph speed limit restriction is set to expire next June 30. Before the 55 mph limit was imposed, the daytime maximum on the interstate in Iowa was 75. On primary highways the limit was 70 in most instances. By Alice Witosky TAMA — A fire at the Packaging Corp America paper mill here at 1:15 a rn. Sunday destroyed five warehouses of baled paper before being brought under control by the Tama -Toledo fire departments. Firemen from Montour, Chelsea. Garwin and Vining aided in fighting the blaze. Charles L. Bell, plant manager, could not estimate the amount of damage Monday. The bales were recycled paper or raw material that the mill had bought for manufacturing boxes and other paper products. Roof Collapsed ;

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