Cedar Rapids Gazette, October 8, 1974, Page 7

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October 08, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - October 8, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 4 The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Tnes., Oct. 8, 197t Lawyers Support Judges Seeking Re-Election ____ ir rm- ich. US five against, with DES MOINKS Judges up fur re-election in The Gaxclte circulation area have received a majority vote (if lawyers in (heir districts participating in ,'i plebiscite conducted by tin1 Iowa State Bar Assn. The four supreme court jus- lices for re-election this year also have been endorsed for re-election by lawyers around the slate participating in the vote. The judges and justices will appear on the general election ballot on Nov. 5, and voters will be given the opportunity to vote for or against them. There were 404 attorneys entitled to vote in the Sixth judiciaal district composed nf Tanm. Benton. Jones. Iowa and Johnson counties. The vote was as follows for district court judges: Louis W. Schultz. 259 for. ten against, with 60.5 of those eligible voting; .lames II. farter, 258 for. seven against, with 65.5 percent nf those eli- gible voting; A. Frederick llonsell. jr.. 2M for. II against, with (15.5 percent of those eligible voting. The vote was as follows for district associate judges: Lynne K. Brady, 197 for. 49 against, with 60.8 percent of those eligible voting; Anthony li. Scolaro. 172 for. 73 against, with (ill.fi percent of those eli- gible voting; John K Siebenmann, 228 for. 28 against, with 83.3 percent of those eligible voting. In judicial district 1A there were 140 attorneys entitled to vote. The district is composed of Winneshiek. Allamakeo. t.'laylun. Delaware and Dn- biiiiuc counties. Up for re-election in the district arc District Judge Karl Kenline and Associate District Judges Krank (iilloon. jr.. and Wayne A. Norman, jr. Votes for Kenline were for. 12 against, with 77.1 percent of those eligible vot- ing. Votes for Gilloon were 68 for. 32 against, with 71.4 of those eligible voting, and for Norman, 88 for, 13 against. 72.1 of those eligible vot- ing Judicial district IB had attorneys entitled to vote. The district is composed of Buch- aiiaii. Fayette, Chickasaw. Ho- ward. Black Hawk and Grundy counties. Votes were as follows: District Judges linger Peterson, 130 for. tour against, with 70.1 percent of those eligible voting: Charles W. Antes, 124 for. three against, with of (hose eli- gible voting; Dennis Damsgaard, 130 for, three against, with 69.9 of those eli- gible voting; Frank Elxvood. 127 for, two against, with 117.5 percent of those eligible vot- ing. District Associate Judges Forest K. Kastman. 115 for, six against, with (13.3 percent of (hose eligible voting; Ed- ward F. Kolker, 1114 for, Hi against, with 112.8 percent of those eligible voting: Everett II. Scott. Ill for, II against, with Ii3.8 percent of those eli- gible voting. District 7. composed of Cedar. Muscatine. Jackson. Clinton and Scott counties, had 328 attorneys eligible to vole. Votes were as follows: District Judges James llavercamp, 147 for. 31 against, with (10.3 percent nf those eligible voting; Max K. Werling. 187 for. 11 against, with 60.3 of those eligible vot- ing District Associate Judges David F. Ilalbach. 154 for, 25 against, with (ill.5 of those eli- gible voting: Jack F. Broder- Ick. 161 for. 24 against, with 5li.4 percent of those eligible voting; Don IMrucelli, for. 40 against, with 56.7 of those eligible voting; 1'hillip T. Steffen. jr. 141 for 4ti against, with 57.0 percent of those eli- gible voting; Jack L. Burns. 178 for. three against, with 55.1 of those eligible voting. District 8A, composed of 1'oweshiek, Washington. Keokuk. Mahaska. Monroe. Wapello, Jefferson. Van Bur- en, Davis and Appanoose counties, had 130 attorneys entitled to vote. Votes were as follows: District Judge Michael Kn- ich. H6 for, (15.4 percent of (hose eligible voling; District Associate Judge Charles Ayres. Jr.. 511 for. 17 against, with 52.5 percent of those eligible vol- ing. Votes for supreme court justices were as follows (with 3.378 entitled to M. Mason, lor. 97 against, wilh (13.7 of those eli- gible voting; Maurice K. Kawlings, for, 114 againsl, with (13.8 percent of those eligible voting; K. David Harris. for, 92. against, with 113.1! percent of those eli- gible voting; Mark McCor- mick. for. Ill againsl. with 63.8 percent of those elihgible voting. Over Raised To Aid Sfranded Bridge Contract Million In Sales Is Awarded by Winneshiek Board By Gordon Hanson MUSCATINE More than in contributions from persons in Jowa and across the nation will enable stranded Mexican-American migrants tn return home, says the director of the Muscatine migrant committee. Juan Cadena said Monday the workers and their families in the Muscaline area did not have enough money to return home after a killing frosl last Mixed Iowa Reaction To Grain Sale Move DES MOINES Sec- retary of Agriculture Earl Bulz and the Ford administra- tion have come under fire from Iowa farm groups and politicians protesting the halt of a proposed corn and wheat sale to Russia. Rep. Ncal Smith (D-Iowa) called for BuU's immediate resignation and said President Kurd "should appoint someone who is less aligned with the thinking of the big grain com- panics." The White House announced over the weekend two large exporting firms hud agrceil to its request to halt a new million sale of wheat and corn In the Soviet Union. Oreii Lee Slaley. presided! of the National Farmers Or- ganization: "The govern- ment's plan to require White House approval of all large grain sales is a move to make farmers the goats of infla- tion." Itcp. II.K. Gross (It-Iowa) agreed with administration action. He said the Russians "made suckers out of us once with grain deals that disrupt- ed our commodity markets, overloaded our transporlalion system and in the end have created a major force of infla- tion." Norman Slill of the Farm- ers Grain Dealers Assn. uf Iowa: "They did it again" and referred to lasl year's soybean export limitations which had been criticized then by farm- ers. Rep. William Schcrle (H- "We created a bad image la.st year by slapping an embargo on soybean ex- purls. We proved we're not reliable. Next year, when we have grain running out of our ears, who are we going to sell it to'.'" Hep. Wiley Mayne (It-Iowa) didn't approve of (he way Hie administration handled the negotiations wilh Russia. He particularly disliked a situa- tion to develop that required an abrupt announcement "which caused unnecessary hardship and financial loss by depriving farmers of a market in tlie midst of their harvest." week wiped out the tomato crop in southeast Iowa. The migrants had been hired by area farmers to pick the crop. Most of them were reported from the Dona. Tex- as, area. 100 Stranded Texas Gov. Dolph Briscoe on Saturday night dispatched Rogelio Perez, director of Hie Texas office of migrant af- fairs, tn Muscutinc. tu deter- mine what assistance was needed. Briscoe's office said 400 mi- grants were stranded and in need of food, shelter, clothing, medical care and funds to re- turn home. tonialn grower Jim Van Camp, 51. said Briscoe "is way out of touch with this .thing in Muscaline." Van Camp, a member of (he migrant board, estimated that "there might be 35 or 40 stranded at the most." Van Camp has facilities to house 32 migranls on his 580-acre farm. He denied that the families were deprived of any of the necessities singled nut by Briscoe. Making Headlines "A few of the people around here are what they call radi- cals. They've been making the headlines" thai hundreds of persons were destitute. "A few we're stranded, but they're making a big issue out of it. It isn't what it sounds like. I've seen them come out of grocery stores with their arms full of groceries." Bus Rate Hike Proposed By Ford Clark IOWA CITY The Iowa Ci- ly council, with a noticeable lack of enthusiasm, received a city staff recommendation for a bus fare increase. The proposed 25-cent fare, effective Jan. 1, would he a ten-cent increase. City Finance Director Joe Pugh said Ihe city's transil system will he almost S125.500 in debt by July 1. 1075. In addition, "The city will lie held responsible for expansion of the bus service to the lime of he said. The alternative to a fan1 increase, lie said, would be an additional two mill levy on properly taxes, lo be effective next July. Council Members Tim Brandt and Carol deProssc we're absent from Monday night's meeting, making it a work session only. The re- maining council members, however, expressed reserva- tions concerning a bus fare increase. "Only as a lasl resort." said .1. Patrick White. Pugh estimate it would take to make up the 1074 deficit, with in proper- ty tax funds available over (hat period. Staff estimates are the 25-ccnl fare would yield an increase of in fare revenue. The forecast predicts no decrease in ridership. Free rides for persons over age would be available under the proposal. The bus fare increase is expected to lie debated further as the council proceeds with its 1975 budget discussions. A contract for was awarded by the Winneshiek county board of supervisors Monday lo the Brennan Construction Co.. Lansing, for construction of a bridge in Pleasant township. Although Brennan was the only bidder for Ihe project, (he bid was approved by the supervisors upon recommen- dation of the state highway commission, which said it was not out of line. Records in the office of County Engineer George Hanzlik show the bridge in- volved in the contract col- lapsed April 17. 1973, as a result of its obsolescent condi- tion. Hanzlik said it was one of the oldest bridges in Ihe county. Construction is scheduled lo begin in December. Comple- tion date, officials said, will depend upon weather condi- tions. In other action, the board authorized Ihe temporary clos- ing of a north-south road in Military township for grading and resurfacing wilh crushed rock. Slim's Farm and Home. Ridgeway. was awarded a contract by the board Monday for construction of concrete wall and slab of a bog finish- ing facility at the Winneshiek county home. The bid was 241.45. The Skyline Ilarvestore firm of Nashua was low bidder on construction of the remainder of the facility, with a bid of S7.600. The board received a quart- erly revenue sharing check totaling and author- ized the county treasurer to deposit the funds in short term investments. A Sunday beer and liquor license was issued to the McCabo slipper club in Bur- roak. Free Bus Ri NORTH LIBERTY The North Liberty lown council has announced that Wednesday will be a day of free bus rides between North Liberty and Iowa City. Usual fare is 50 cents. The unique commuter service was started Aug. and runs from the corner of Clinton and Washington streets in Iowa City, via highway 218 through Oakdalc and North Lib- erty, making stops at the Holiday inn. Quail Creek complex and the Holiday Mobile HomeCourl. The bus then returns' 'in old highway 218 via North Lili- erly street. The North Liberty council voted in August to al- locate to mo the pilot bus route for one year. The service begins at the Holiday Inn at a.m. and continues until after (i p.m. Senior Citizen Buses Cedar Rapids System Telephone 383-8244 Area Ten (SEATS) In Cedar Rapids 398-5605 Elsewhere 800-332-5996 O OOOOOOOOOOOOOOO O By Charles Roberts DES MOINES The potcnlial for selling Iowa- made products in eastern Europe and Russia is "unlimited, if the products are available." says an official of the Iowa De- velopment Commission. Eight lowans who went to that part of Ihe world to sell Iowa manufactured goods believe they already sparked agree- ments for more than million in trade in the next year. "And that's a conservative Dean Arbucklc. a foreign trade specialist of the commission, said Monday. Arbucklc returned Saturday from the two-week journey to Austria, Bulgaria, the Soviet Union and Rumania. Some of the mission members stayed in western Europe lo make other business contacls and have not returned yet, said Ar- bnckle. Sale Breakdown He reported members of the mission believe it can gel from Austrian businesses. SI.4 million from Bulgan- a. 8840.000 from Rumania and S5.I million from Russia. Rujing Made on Police Pensions DES MOINES (AP) Pol- icemen and fire fighters who contributed to pension funds prior to a new law in sel- ling up a new program no longer have to pay into the older according In an attorney general's opinion issued Monday. Rep. Dennis Freeman (R- Storm Lake) asked for the opinion. lie said Storm Lake city up a pension fund around 1958 under the law in force at that time. Until a new fund was established lasl Jan. 1. police and fire fighters had contributed Freeman wanted lo know if the money could lie trans- ferred to the new fund or must be returned to the city work- ers who built it. Kelly said lie believes the can be transferred lo the new fund f J One trade area untouched by the lowaiis was agricultural commodities. Arbuckle said the mission was to sell only manufactured products. The mission to Moscow and other easl Europe points constituted "a whole new ball game" for the lowans. said Arbuckle. because the Midwesterners were dealing with offi- cials "in a controlled society." except in Austria, which is a free society. The Participants Here are the seven manufacturers and one sales repre- sentative who made the trip lo Europe, and a list of the products they offer: Frank LaDue. Concrete Pipe Machine fn Sionx City concrete pipe machines and attachments, concrete pipe coat- ing machines and concrete pipe reinforcing machines. Cloyce Palmer. Fairfield Engineering and Manufacturing CD.. Fairfield induction hardening, automatic feeding and watering equipment, pollution control equipment and center- less grinding. Harold Godhersen. (iomacci. Ida Grove bridge deck finishers, slope paving equipment, concrete conveyors and finishing curb and gutter sidewalk machines. M.J. Heider. Jet Co.. Inc.. Hnmholdt posl drivers, wire rollers, wagon boxes, two and four-wheel garden wa- gons, gravity barge and truck boxes and mobile home tie- downs. Wayne Fox. Triple F Feeds. L'rbandale extruders, pig starters, calf starters and dog food. Wilson Persinger. Wilson Trailer Co.. Sioux City semi trailers. Jerry Woodke. Woodke Enterprises, Schaller truck boxes and cement equipment. Nick Dozoryst, a sales representative for Mainline Equip- ment Co.. Des Moines cranes, road graders, readymix ce- ment mixers, trojan loaders and pavers and grade trimming equipment. ARMSTRONG WOMEN'S SHOES _________STREET FLOOR v OOOOOOOOOOOOO LORD JEP Behind every groat man there's a great wardrobe. Right? So make this part of yours: our handsomely cabled sleeveless knit nf Wintuk Orion' acrylic. Just the item over your shirt under your jacket. As great as a pullover can get. Sixes M-XL. 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