Questions? Call (888) 845-2887 Hablamos Español

Cedar Rapids Gazette Newspaper Archive: September 24, 1974 - Page 9

Share Page

Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette

Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Issue Date:

Get 1 more page view just for clicking

to like us on Facebook


   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - September 24, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                Faxon: More Working in C. R. than Ever Before More people arc now working in Cedar Rapids Hum ever be- fore, Robert B. Kaxon, execu- tive vicc-prcsidcnl of (he Cedar Rapids-Marion Area Chamber of Commerce, reported Tuesday morning at the kickoff breakfast for the Chamber's one-day membership campaign. Faxon said employment has increased this year on top of an increase of last year. "More than families will move to Cedar Rapids this Faxon told the 100 volun- teers participating in the proj- ect. "And the people arc stay- ing. The 99 percent occupancy rate of apartments documents that." William Fletcher, vice- president of the Chamber, termed the Chamber "a unique organization in a unique posi- tion" to continue to actively unite the economic development and the "quality of life" aspects of a growing community. "One of the great strengths ol Cedar Rapids has been inter- nal Fletcher said, cit- ing the expansion and construc- tion programs of various in- dustry, business and communi- cations companies. Vyrl Justice, chairman of the project, said, "Ail of us in the business community should pay our fair share in the programs which arc making this a grow- ing community." He pointed out that mem- bership in the Chamber of Conv merce is "less than 22 cents per day." Basic Chamber mem- bership is annually with many companies holding "mul- tiple memberships." Magistrate Court Four Appear on Charges of Assault Four persons bave appeared in magistrate's court on charges of assault and battery. Henry Young, 393 Fifteenth avenue SW, pled guilty and was given a 30-day jail sentence with credit given for time served. He LeRoy Johnson on July 13. Robert Joice, Coe college, was found guilty Monday and give a suspended jail sentenc on a charge of assaulting on June 23 Campa's Trail Raymon: Office Needs a Change The Republican candidate foi Linn county attorney charged Monday that the office "has become stale and needs a change." Speaking at the West Side Ser- toma club meeting at the Elks club, Richard Raymon renewed his argument against plea bar- gaining and said it is unfair because when it is used defend- charged with assaulting ants do not receive equal pun- ishment for the same crime. Investigative Experience Necessary James Wilkinson on June 23. Eugene J. Kopeeky, Demo- The charge of assaulting Glen cratic candidate for Linn county Wilkinson on June 23 was dis- attorney, spoke to Sheet Metal missed in the interest of justice......... Carllon Carlson, 5466 Gordo. avenue NW, pljd guilty Mondaj and was given a 15-day suspend cd jail sentence He was charge with assaulting John Lalla, police officer, On Aug. 22. Mary Luter, 1004 Sevenll street SE, was found guilty Mon day and fined and costs. Sh( was charged with assaulting Ro bcrta Stewart on July 16. Two Cases Sent To Linn Grand Jury Two persons waived prelimi nary bearings Monday in magis (rate's court and were boum over to the grand jury. Vargc Harris, jr., 278! Eleventh avenue, Marion, was bound over on a charge o drunk driving. He was arreslec Aug. 31. George David, jr., 2440 Tenll avenue SW, was bound over-oi a charge of possession of con trolled substance. He is charge( with possession of marijuana on June 1. Judge Rules for Meredith, but Raps His Walk JACKSON, Miss. (API James Meredith, who integrated the University of Mississippi in 19C2, has won court approval to run as an independent candidate for congress. But Circuit Court Judge Fran- cis Bowling criticized Meredith in issuing his ruling Monday calling a 50-mile voter registra- tion walk by Meredith "a grand stand act for publicity pur- poses." Meredith denied the walk was to pressure the court. A stale spokesman said Bowl ing's opinion would be appealed. Meredith, 43, challenged a state ruling that he couldn't run as an independent after being in the Democratic primary. Meredith, 43, withdrew from a runoff 'after leading a primary field of five, saying he couldn't win backing of the state Demo- cratic party. Bowling upheld Merediths argument (hat he could legally run as an indepen- dent because he withdrew be- fore the primary process was completed. Sfeer Theft Told By Marion Farmer A .steer valued at was reported taken Monday from a Marion farm. Oeorge Davis, rural route one, Marion, reported the ani- mal was taken from a farm building near his residence. Workers local 263 Monday eve ning. He said it is necessary for the :ounty attorney as prosecutor of :riminal cases to evaluate the ividence in order to determine the strength and weakness of each case. He also said in ordci to properly make those evalua- tions it is necessary to be expe- rienced in the investigation and prosecution of criminal cases. "As counsel to the grand jury 'or the last three years, I have lad an opportunity to inves- tigate and present cases every type. The strength and weakness of each case is a fac- :or that the county attorney must consider in disposing of ;ach criminal case." South Carolina Demo Governor Nominee Barred COLUMBIA, S. C. (UPI) Charles "Pug" Ravenel, the democratic nominee for gover- lor, was erased from the gener- il election ballot by the state supreme court Monday because if state residency requirements. The high court ruled that Ra venel did not meet the state constitutional requirement lha i governor be a "citizen and of South Carolina for five years prior to the genera election. Ravenel, did not return to Jharleston from Harvard ant New York until 1972, and "ad- mittedly, the petitioner does noi meet such requirement." Attorney Eugene Griffith, op- josing Ravenel's candidacy aid the only evidence support- ng Ravenel's claim to five-yeai esidency were statements to ricnds about his intentions ol cturning. but he noted Ravenel aid on his 1972 stale income ax return that he did not pay my taxes before then because c wa.i "not a resident until 972." The slate Democratic execu- ive committee will have to pick candidate lo oppose Ihe Re- ublican nominee, Dr. James Sdwards, also of Charleston. sraeli Planes Hit Guerillas TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) sraeli planes blasted Arab 'ucrillc'i targets in southeast Le- annn Tuesday in a pre-emptive rike aimed at foiling terror aids during Ihe Yom Kippur oliday, Ihe military command Trial Opens in Scandal Leading To Bank Closing WESTMORELAND, Kan. (Al1) involved story of liow a cattle dealing scandal led to the collapse of the First Na- tional hank of Eldora, Iowa, has started lo unravel as the trial of an Iowa livestock dealer opened. Gordon Heisinger, an Kldora cattle and hog dealer, went on trial Monday in' Pottawattamie county district court on a felony charge of "unlawfully, felon- iously and intentionally obtain- ing 237 head of steers" from I Hoy Marcoux, a Cenlralia cat- tleman. Opening testimony touched on Hie dealings that led to closing of the Eldora bank last October. Marcoux charged he was noij Burglars took items valued at paid for cattle he says were sold in hreakins Burglars OVGP 'ln in Bryan Mutson residence, 5095 Decrwood street SW. A clock radio and two pack- ages of meat were found out- side Malson's residence. Uetty L. Shifflclt, 4418 Walker street NE, reported an lo Keisinger in September, The -sudden closing of the bank shocked the small commu- nity of Eldora population) and led lo more than million in civil lawsuits, which are still pending in stale and fed-eral courts in Iowa, Kansas and Illi- nois. 20 YEAKS AGO The release of Basil "The Owl" Bangharl from prison was de- reported Monday at three resi- dences and one business. John ii. Scvcn- leenlh street SE, reported three antique vases, three clock radios, one AM-FM radio and three wrist watches taken in a breakiu at his residence. Two of Ihe antique vases were valued at 5400 each. The other items were valued at A color television set valued at 5800 and 5110 cash were re- ported taken in a breakin at the stereo receiver, a tape deck and two speakers taken in a breakin The Cedar Rapids (iazcttr: Tucs., Siuil. 24, 1971 'headquarters, 115 First avenue SIO. Cedar Rapids Talks Slated by Stanley State Hep. David Stanley. Ke-i Drunk Drivinq Count ublieiin candidate for U.S. sen- i at her residence. The items were valued at ate, will speak twice in Rapids Wednesday. Filed offer Accident j Leo Jacobs, 33, of Stanley will address a Kcncresl drive NE, was meeting of the Kiwanis club atK'harged Monday with drunk A garage at Hie rear of Monlroso hotel, and at II driving after his car struck a Warcco gasoline station, 21) ,Six-'P-m- wil1 al Cherry audi- properly parked car in the 300 leenlh avenue KW, was Coe of Thirty-third street NE. broken into and a quantity Tllc Coc session is1 Jacobs was northbound on antifreeze, oil, additives lo lllc public. i Thirty-third street NE at p.m. when his car struck the parked auto. No injuries were reported. Bond was set at and probably used (o remove the'at Prairie high school. From was taken to the county "'ems. ilo 5 p.m. he will be at flashlight batteries valued at 5285 were taken. Terry Reid, manager cf business, reported a truck wasigatcs, and pi a.m. will be Early Wednesday he will greet employes at tiifc Co. and Penick and Ford plant Drive FOR ANY DRAINAGE FAILURE Quantify Type 1-G-ElBinch Color 2-G-E10inch Color 4-G-E9inch B8S 1-G-E166 inch Color 2-G-E18inch Color -G-E25inch Color Console 1-G-E 18 inch Color 1-G-E 25 inch Color Console 1-G-E 25 inch Color Console Quantity Type 3-G-E12inch Color -G-E19inch Color I-G-ElBinch Color 2-G-E16inch Color 2-G-E25inch Color 1-G-E 10 inch Color 8-G-E9inch 8-G-E12inch 1-G-E 23" Quanlily Type 1-G-E 25 inch Color 1-G-E 18 inch Color -G-E25inch Color 1-G-E 19 inch Color 12-G-E12inch -G-EIOinch Color Model Price MA9132 JA6214 QA621B CD7112 Remote MB9143WD Scratch JA7460 Scratch MA9I08 Early American 25" Diagonal 100% Solid State Portable Color TV One touch color system adjusts color picture with one butlon 0 Black matrix, slotted mask picture tube for truly great color pictures O 70 channel UHF tuner. 'clicks-ill1 for easy, accurate tuning O Spnctra-Hritn picture tube' delivers extra bright, sharp picture Automatic finn tuning control locks in and holds correct "soiling O 70 channel UIIK timer 'clicks-m' for easy, iiccnrato luiiina 9 iMiie furniture styling designed to fit with early American decor O Speclrn-Britc picture tube delivers extra bright, sharp picture G One touch of a button Adjusts tint, re-sets fine tuning mid brightness For'Maier TV ptircfessoil an itia Cuitonsr Credit Plan. If you don't hiss monthly payment, and off your sccount within 90 days, you can deduct the financing charge i. I MARION EAST EDGE ON 7TH AVENUE Phone 377-4888 Doily Snl. lil 3 DOWNTOWN CEDAR RAPDIS 402 2nd Avn. Daily Thuts.lil 9-Sot li IOWA CITY 314 S. CUNTON PHONE 338-5.101 Doily SOUTH CEDAR RAPIDS HWY. 149 (3200 Williams Blvd.) Plier.c 366-7596 Dnily lil 9-Snl. lil   

From 1607 To The Present

Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!

Growing Every Second

Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.

Genealogy Made Simple

Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!

Choose the Membership Plan that is right for you!

Unlimited 6 Month

$99.95 (45% Savings!)

Unlimited page views for 6 months Learn More

Unlimited Monthly

$29.95

Unlimited page views for 1 month Learn More

Introductory

$9.95

25 page views for 1 month Learn More

Subscribe or Cancel Anytime by calling 888-845-2887

24 hours a day Monday-Saturday

Take advantage of our Introductory Membership offer and become a member for 1 month only for $9.95!

Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!

Your Membership Includes:
  • 25 page views for 1 month
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a Monthly Membership only for $29.95
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a 6 Month Membership only for $99.95
Best Value! Save -45%
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!

What our Customers Say:

"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.

"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.

"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.

Search Billions of Newspaper Articles 130 Million+ Pages and More Added Weekly!

Uncover 400+ Years
of Newspaper Archives
(1607 to today!)

Browse by Date

Research Newspaper Articles from 11 Countries
& all 50 U.S. States

Browse by Location

Explore 6,200+ Current &
Historical Newspaper Titles
and Counting!

Browse by Publication