Cedar Rapids Gazette, September 13, 1974, Page 8

Cedar Rapids Gazette

September 13, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - September 13, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa •-HW The OHar Rapids Gazette: Frt., Sept 13. 1974 . «**#)*    ■    vhWNikLWaKjjw:*    i    t    *    w*»*«    **»    »*»*    «*«*-«*.•    m    y    e,-    ,jp*s»    I*- I This is Norridge 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 Saturday and Sunday at the Hor-ridge House, Vinton, home of the society During this weekend’s activities, 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 IOO quilt patterns and demonstrations of the various techniques of making rugs One participant in the demonstrations will he a 14-vear-old Shellsburg boy. Bret Mealhow, son of Mr. and Mrs Paul Mealhow. He will demonstrate one method of making rugs using a loom Others giving demonstrations 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 McCiintock, Shellsburg; Mrs C A Shaull, Blairstown, and Mrs Hugo Lundahl. Mrs. Elmer Lassen. Ignore Yerkes and Albert Smith, all of Vinton Horridge House will be open from 9 to 5 Saturday and from ll to 5 Sunday. Demonstrations will be from 2 to 4 both days. $425,000 for Civil Rights Conditionally Approved DES MOINES (AP)—A proposed $425,000 budget has been approved by the Iowa civil rights commission, but commission members say the budget stands 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 document. 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 rationale explaining how the total figure was arrived at, the commissioners said However, Joseph Tate, commission director, who prepared the budget, contended 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 requirements for employment must be related to the needs of the job or they are unconstitutional, an attorney general’s opinion 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 no business necessity for them. Nit Prohibit In her opinion, Asst Atty Gen. Roxanne Barton Contin said neither the U. S. nor Iowa constitutions forbid such job requirements. But she said if such standards mean that a certain class of people cannot qualify, they are unlawful if the requirements are not necessary for the position. She cited an Ohio court decision which held that height and weight requirements for police officers prevented most women from qualifying The court said the effect of the requirements was Income Listed By Chuck Dick DES MOINES - Chuck Dick of Des Moines, Republican candidate for Fourth district congressman reported Tuesday he has outspent campaign contributions by $1.* 825 during 1974 Dick s report showed 550 people contributed to his campaign Total contributions for the year stood at $24,260 and total expenditures at $26 085. Of these amounts, Dick reported, $17,870 was received during the last three months when expenditures ran $18.-367. Dick said personal recepits totaled of $1,067 and expenditures $4,912. He revealed he has loaned his campaign committee $2,000, which was unpaid at the end of August Advertise* nt 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 requirements discriminate is a fact question, tested by the business necessity or rational relationship test.” Conlin said License Suspended DES MOINES - The Iowa department of public safety has suspended the motor vehicle inspection station permit of Zimmerman Implement Co., Oxford, after it was determined during a hearing the firm had improperly inspected a motor vehicle. The decision was based on evidence provided by motor vehicle investigators 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 because it isn’t “doing anything .” 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 commission’s backlog of cases, which increased slightly to 1.058 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 actions to improve their conditions Culver, campaigning here, said the actions would build programs he and congress have previously endorsed Culver urged that tax cuts and reform should go “very largely" to relieve the income squeeze on the elderly. He proposed a similar earmarking for the elderly of a definite percentage of federal funds for new moderate and low-in-come housing to include community services. Culver also proposed a federal system of revenue sharing incentives to reduce further 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! The Best Carpet Buys Are At Carpetland U.S.A. Save 20 50% on advertised merchandise - ~jr I/*1'    a Sanest n I Sale Sportswear for Juniors Save lo 12 ami more 7 9 DRASTICALLY REDUCED! Winter sportswear including slacks, skirts, sweaters, jackets, tops, vests and blouses. Assorted styles, colors, fabrics. HURRY! Great savings! ARMSTRONG PIAD PLACE SECOND FLOOR Men s Quality Famous Name Sleeveless Sweaters Knit Slacks reg. H9 lo 812 ret:. SIKA #20 588 1288 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. 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 ARMSTRONG MEN S FURNISHINGS STREET FLOOR S 500    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 - HOO 2nd - 2-*50    3rd - 8—s25    4th - 10-H0 Candle and Ring Ensembles 3\b inrh candle & ririii. r«*v*. I. "iii I 75 3x0 in. candle *ith rills*. rec. rf I 2 Choose from a variety of colors Buy several! ARMSTRONG CARD SHOP STREET FLOOR jmmmmmmmv* vmmm *9 *    m&m**    nmr-m Men s Warm Plaid Jackets rcj». 29JW 23 OO 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 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 to 48. ARMSTRONG BUDGET FASHIONS DOWNSTAIRS STORE Take a break from your busy shopping day and enjoy a fresh made doughnut and coffee for IO* Delicious fresh made doughnuts and coffee will be ready for you on Street ‘•TjrffW f    <•**    Wv    *■*    ta    -    <*»    ..    .    ■»>*** Stalionery J and Notes V2 1*11 HK Stationery and Notes from a famous maker Choose from a variety of colors and designs. Stock up, these also make wonderful little gilts. ARMSTRONG CARD SHOP STREET FLOOR Stock up on Playing Cards 2 IIKCKS 8 Floor Saturday ll a m. to 4 p.m. - *’>    ■    irue - - t nn —na i ijiwwi Little (fills and Necessities" from our Card Shop i Playing cards in assorted colors and patterns. Excellent time to buy. Hi* ready tor the winter social season. ARMSTRONG CARD SHOP STREET FLOOR • 0 Recipe Stand, reg. 1.25 97' Autograph Book, reg. LHO 1.19 Diary, reg. 2.50 1.115 Large Magnetic photo album, reg. $3 2.25 nu v noir anti Save! ARMSTRONG CARD SHOP STREET FLOOR ;

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