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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - August 19, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                4 The Cfdar Rapids (iazeltf: Mop.. Aug. 19. 1974 Authority To Subpoena Will Expedite Process By William I, Eberline Dh'S MU1NES Authority to subpoena records during investigation of dis- crimination complaints gives   have broken any I'.S. laus through Ihi'ir op- pusitiun tn the war in South- t'asl Asia. In a letter to President Gerald Ford, the group urged him to support drastic cuts in the I'.S. military budget, which they said would balance the budget and be a major blow against inflation. The group also called for U.S. leadership toward peace by sending "ambassadors of life" to bring love and help to struggling peoples rather than by keeping a half-million troops symbols of power and death spread through- out many nations of the world. About 2011 persons attended the week-long meeting which ended Sunday. 13 lowans Killed in Weekend Rood Mishaps B, Ihe Aswxiated Thirteen persons, including four members of one family, died over the weekend as a result of traffic accidents on Iowa highways The latest reported victim was Robert Dean Callahan. one-year-old sun of Mr and Mrs. Hubert K. Callahan. ru- ral Marshalltown. The child died Friday nifjht of head injuries received when he was run over by a truck at the Callahan residence. The death was not reported until Sunday due to difficulty in next of kin A two-car collision Friday iiiwht near Storm Lake claimed the lives of fue per- sons four of them from the same family. The victims wen- Harold Ohriman. V. his mother. Clara Ohrtinan. a son. Robert. 12. and a daughter. Barbara. 14. all of rural Fonda Also killed in the ac- cident was Dennis Kieschl. 22. Manning. I', of I. Students The accident occurred at a county road intersection with Iowa 7 east of Storm Lake. Two University of Iowa students. Russell I'D. (ilendale, Calif., and Ronald Arndt, 19. Fairfield. were Weekend Coverage Plan Implemented McGregor Elm Survey: 122 Trees Are Infected McGREGOR Approxima- tely 122 trees infected with Dutch Elm disease have been marked for removal in the McGregor inner-city area following an inspection con- ducted by an official of the Iowa conservation commis- sion. Dale DeGrool. district forester with the commission, this week checked McGregor elm trees which are already dead or are severely enough inflicted with the disease to warrant removal. DeGroot is scheduled to complete his inspection Thurs- day, which will include hillside and outlying areas. Removal of 2011 DeGroot said that in all he expects 200 trees will require removal. This number would not include all trees afflicted with the disease, but just those which warrant cutting down. Among the trees currently bearing a yellow paint marking are three in downtown Triangle park and about two trees in Artesian park. Early Treatment McGroot said the Triangle ,park trees would have had a chance of being saved if they had received early treatment. Trees were inspected on both city and private property in accordance with a new nr- dianance passed by the city council which went into effect July 31. The ordinance stipulates that owners of trees which must he removed will be notified by certified letter to do so within 30 days. Have Option Owners have the option to try to treat the tree, de-bark it. or cut it down. Non-compliance is subject to a S10I) fine. The city council has the authority to remove the trees and assess the cost to the property owner when no action is taken by the owners them- selves. We put you first! OUR SERVICE DEPT. 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FREE ESTIMATES IOWA INC, "Folks who are still quality-minded" 51 5 Eighth Avenue SE 364-0295 "THERf IS A DIFFfKfNCt" Eveningt Call DON AMENT, 363-1164 JERRI WILLIAMSON, COOQON, 435-2273 MARX UPHEE, 362-2733 RICH ETSCHEIDT, NEWKALL 223-5436 BILL YOCK.STANWOOO 945-3992 _________ INDKPKNDKXCE -The People's Memorial hospital hoard has approved a new weekend physician coverage for emergency room and out- patient treatment. !t also granted pay raises to the administrator and 132 other hospital employes and agreed to organize a new re- spiratory therapy department at the facility. Starting Saturday, five resi- dent physicians from the Uni- versity hospitals at Iowa City began a system of alternate weekend visits to cover emergency medical service at People's hospital from Satur- day until Monday mornings at (i a.m. This new service will allow local doctors to have free weekends. However, on re- quest patients will be allowed to see their own personal physician if he is available. Area First This is a new trend in hos- pital procedure and People's is the first small hospital in this part of Iowa to initiate the service for the people in the community. according to Administrator Tom McNeal. McNeal said this action taken by the board will pro- vide an "excellent medical service during the j He said the new procedure could serve as an excellent recruiting aid for bringing new doctors to establish permanent practices in the area. The board authorized a yearly pay raise of for McN'oal, increasing his pre- sent salary to Pay raises for 132 hospital employes were approved to keep them ahead of about 40 other employes who recently received raises according lo the new minimum wage law which went into effect May 1. Hourly Hike The board voted lii-cent hourly increases for all de- partment heads, registered nurses and LPN nurses. All others were given 13 cent hourly across the board rais- es. The salary adjustments equalled approximately a 4.4 percent increase. All of the 132 personnel had received 5.4 percent raises in February of this year. After board members agreed to initiate a respirato- ry therapy department at the hospital, McNeal was author- ized lo hire an inhalation ther- apist to head the department. McNeal announced that installation of the new X-ray machine at the acute care center will begin Monday. X- ray facilities will be shut down for about three weeks except for emergencies, he said. killed Saturday in a two-car crash on U.S B.t near Oska- Mahaska county officials said the car driven by Gjovig and a car driven by James Long. 19. Des Monies, collid- ed John Curtis. 17, Cedar Rap- ids, was killed in a three-car collision on a Cedar Rapids street Saturday. Curtis was a passenger in a car driven by Thiimas Franks. 21. Harrison County llansen, 24, Blair. Neb was killed Saturday when the car he was driving slammed into the rear of an- other car on a road about seven miles west of Missouri Valley in Harrison county. Authorities said llansen was thrown from the car when it overturned in a ditch. Two motorcyclists attending a Hell's Angels Motorcycle club meeting near Missouri Valley were killed Friday night when their motorcycles collided. They were Nicholas Defel- ice. Ix-xington, Mass., and Lawrence Asuni, Rochester, Minn. Traffic Related Dennis Howard, 21, Cedar Falls, died Saturday of inju- ries received July 29 when his car and a police car collided in Cedar Falls. In a traffic-related death. Dale Haugen, 39, rural Fer- tile, was killed Saturday while assisting at the scene of an accident near Fertile. Officers said Haugen was electrocuted when he came in contact with a high voltage wire from a utility pole knocked down in the accident. Two Announce Board Write-In Campaign SIGOURNEY Two Sig- ourney residents have an- nounced their candidacy for write-in on the board of educa- tion election for district five in the Sept. 10 election. They are Mrs. M. L. McClenahan and Donald Tollensdorf. No nomination papers were filed for a candidate in district five. The position is currently being held by Dr. Al Cornish, who is not a candidate for re- election. (HELLO Store-wide Clearance for New Fall Arrivals SAVE NOW on Famous Quality General Elec trie and HFHgidaire Appliances! Shop Monday and Thursday nights til 9 and all day Saturday. IltfriS 106 Second Ave. SW Phone 363-0283 West End of the Second Avenue Bridge   

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