Cedar Rapids Gazette, September 13, 1974, Page 7

Cedar Rapids Gazette

September 13, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - September 13, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 4 The Cedar Rapids CazrUc: Frl., Sept. 111. 1974 This is Horridge House in Vinton, home of the Benton County Historical Society, where quilting and rug-making demonstrations are scheduled this weekend. Quilting, Rug-Making Activities Slated by Benton Historical Unit VINTON The Benton County Historical Society will sponsor a quilting and rug- making demonstration Satur- day and Sunday at the Hor- ridge House, Vinton, homo of the society. During this weekend's ac- tivities, approximately 30 quilts will be on display, including one that was created in the early 1930s. Among the attractions will be a demonstration of quilt tieing, a display featuring a collection of more than 100 quilt patterns and demonstra- tions of the various techniques of making rugs. One participant in the dem- onstrations will be a 14-year- old Shellsburg boy, Bret Mealhow, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mealhow. He will demon- strate one method of making rugs using a loom. Others giving demonstra- tions will be Mrs. Joe Siben- aler, Mrs. Louis Fix and Mrs. Myron Inman, all of Vinton, and Mrs. Roy Greenwood, Shellsburg, quilts, and Mrs. Dee McClintoek, Shellsburg; Mrs. C.A. Shaull, Blairstown, and Mrs. Hugo Lundahl, Mrs. Elmer Lassen, Lenore Yerkes and Albert Smith, all of Vinton. Horridge House will be open from 9 to 5 Saturday and from 11 to 5 Sunday. Demonstra- tions will be from 2 to 4 both days. Save 20-50 on advertised merchandise for Civil Rights Conditionally Approved DBS MOINES proposed budget has been approved by the Iowa civil rights commission, but commission members say the budget stand? little chance of legislative approval. The proposed budget was approved Thursday on the condition that all seven commissioners participate in a telephone conference later to iron out difficulties in the doc- ument. Difficulties Some of those difficulties include failure to specifiy how the money is to be spent, job titles the commissioners didn't understand and no ra- tionale explaining how the total figure was arrived at, the commissioners said. However, Joseph Tate, commission director, who prepared the budget, contend- ed the commissioners were asking for too much specific information and that he had too little time to prepare the budget. Commissioner James Gill- man said the commissioners Height, Weight Criteria Must Relate to Job Needs DES MOINES (AP) Height and weight require- ments for employment must be related to the needs of the job or they are unconstitution- al, an attorney general's opin- ion issued Thursday said. Joseph L. Tate, executive director of the Iowa civil rights commission, asked 'if an employer can use height and weight requirements for employment if there is uu business necessity for them. Not Prohibit In her opinion, Asst. Atty. Gen. Roxanne Barton Conlin said neither the U. S. nor Iowa constitutions forbid such job requirements. But she said if such stand- ards mean that a certain class of people cannot qualify, they are unlawful if the require- ments are not necessary for the position. She cited an Ohio court decision which held that height and weight require- ments for police officers pre- vented most women from qualifying. The court said the effect of the requirements was Income Listed By Chuck Dick DES MOINES Chuck Dick of DCS Moines, Repub- lican candidate for Fourth district congressman, report- ed Tuesday he has outspent campaign contributions by 825 during 1974. Dick's report showed 550 people contributed to his campaign. Total contributions for the year stood at and total expenditures at 085. Of these amounts, Dick re- ported, was received during the last three months when expenditures ran 367. Dick said personal recepits Intalcd of and expen- ditures He revealed he has loaned his campaign committee which was unpaid at the end of August. discriminatory and held they were not "rationally related to the job of police officer." Necessary On the other hand, an Oklahoma federal court case found that such requirements were necessary for truck drivers, she said. "The question of whether height and weight require- ments discriminate is a fact question, tested by the busi- ness necessity or rational rela- tionship Conlin said. License Suspended DES MOINES The Iowa department of public safety has suspended the motor vehi- cle inspection station permit of Zimmerman Implement Co., Oxford, after it was de- termined during a hearing the firm had improperly inspected a motor vehicle. The decision was based on evidence provid- ed by motor vehicle investiga- tors Dean Cox, Washington, and William Masterson, Cedar Rapids. The suspension, for a period of 15 days, will become effective Sunday, pending appeal. have been asking Tate for a budget since May. He said he doesn't think the commission needs that much money be- cause it isn't "doing any- thing." Hold Hearings Although the commission has not held a public hearing for the last 15 months, Tate said he plans to hold 18 during fiscal year 1976, which begins next July. Tate also said his staff couldn't clear up the commis- sion's backlog of cases, which increased slightly to last month, with any less money. Culver Urges Tax Reform For Elderly SPIRIT LAKE (UPI) Democratic U. S. senate candidate John Culver, calling the status of the elderly a top social priority, this week laid out a series of proposed ac- tions lo improve their condi- tions. Culver, campaigning here, said Ihe actions would build programs he and congress have previously endorsed. Culver urged that tax cuts and reform should go "very largely" In relieve the income squeeze on Ihe elderly. He proposed a similar earmark- ing for Ihe elderly of a definite percentage of federal funds for new moderate and low-in- come housing to include community services. Culver also proposed a fed- eral system of revenue shar- ing incentives to reduce fur- ther the burden of property taxes and urged that a home health care bill now pending before congress be enacted. Pick up the telephone and call 398-8234 to place a want ad! Make it a Long, Cool Summer with a l-ruits Chocolate Sprite Take the family to The Best Carpet Buys Are At Carpeiland U.S.A. That's where the good things are! 1936 42nd St. N.E. CEDAR RAPIDS S. 11th St. 8, Grand MARION Sportswear for Juniors Save lo and more DRASTICALLY REDUCED! Winter sportswear including slacks, skirts, sweaters, jackets, tops, vests and blouses. Assorted styles, colors, fab- rics. HURRY! Great savings! ARMSTRONG PLAD PLACE SECOND FLOOR Men's Quality Sleeveless Sweaters reg. 89 to 812 Famous name sleeveless sweaters in orlon and orlon blends. V or U-neck styles in rib knit, flat knit or bulkies. Good selection of solid colors. Sizes S to XL. ARMSTRONG MEN'S FURNISHINGS STREET FLOOR Famous Name reg. 818 820 Finest quality famous name knit slacks with belt loop and modified flare. Choose from solid colors and patterns. Waist sizes 29 to 42; 29 to 36 inseam. ARMSTRONG MEN'S FURNISHINGS STREET FLOOR in Gift Certificates to be given away in our Pumpkin Guessing Contest! Guess the total weight of our pumpkin display on Street Floor and you could win one of 21 prizes. Join the fun and test, your skill! Be sure to guess the weight of the single pumpkin too, it's a tie breaker. 1st 2nd 3rd 8-s25 Candle and Ring Ensembles inrh cundlc rinii. 4th riuullp SI Choose from a variety of colors. Buy several! ARMSTRONG CARD SHOP STREET FLOOR Men's Warm Plaid Jackets 29.99 CPO shirt or "Bomber" style jackets in assorted plaids, new fall colors. Self or pile collar, wool outer shell and pile lining. Quilt lined sleeves. Sizes S, M, L, XL. ARMSTRONG BUDGET MENSWEAR DOWNSTAIRS STORE Women's Budget Flannel Pajamas reg. 89 Warm and comfy for fall and winter nights. Flannel pajamas in a variety of pretty prints. Buy more than one at this low; low price. Sizes 32 to 40' 42 lo 48. ARMSTRONG BUDGET FASHIONS DOWNSTAIRS STORE Take a break from your busy shopping day and enjoy afresh made doughnut and coffee for I 3? I Delicious fresh made doughnuts and coffee will be ready for you on Street Floor Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Stationery and Notes Stationery and Noics from ;i famous maker. Choose from a variety of colors and designs. Slork up, Ihese also make wonderful linle jjilis. ARMSTRONG CARD SHOP STREET FLOOR Stock up on Playing Cards Playing cards in assoried colors and pallcriis. lime lo buy. He ready lor Ihe winler social season. ARMSTRONG CARD SHOP STREET FLOOR Little Gifts and Necessities" from our Card Shop Recipe reg. 1.25 Autograph Book, TCR. 1.80 Diary, reg. 2.50 Large Magnetic photo album, reg. S3 now and 1 f I ARMSTRONG CARD SHOP STREET FLOOR ;