Cedar Rapids Gazette, October 25, 1974, Page 32

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October 25, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - October 25, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 15 The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Fri., Pct. 23, 1974 Marion Independent Views Combining Emerson, Irving BIG GEORGE I By Janet Jones The Marion Independent school board Thursday night, meeting at Mentzer school, considered formation of a committee to study combining Emerson and Irving school. The committee is to bt* named at the board meeting Nov. 14. Anyone wishing to serve on this committee should contact Arnold Benedict, principal at both buildings Nine persons consisting of one Emerson parent, one Emerson teacher, one Irving parent, one Irving teacher, one board member, the principal of both schools, and three members from the community at large, with one possibly being a high school student, will make up the committee. One parent in the audience asked, with enrollment so low that the board is considering closing one of the buildings. why some children are being bused to Starry Supt. Clark Stevens said that while total enrollment at the two buildings was down drastically, some individual classes are above the 27-student maximum, necessitating the busing Special Report U's Dollinger. activities director gave a special report on transportation and activities. Noting one bus is a 1965 model, in need of major renovation. Dollinger suggested purchase of a new bus to include in next year’s budget. Dollinger reviewed the state's position on busing of parochial school students and said he will be discussing it further with Hal Van Nest of St. Joseph Booster club. Curriculum Director Jerry Fire Destroys Garage At Graham Residence Flames destroyed a garage early Friday morning at the Jerry Graham residence, 1710 Ninth avenue. Firemen said the building's contents also burned. Fire officials were continuing to investigate the blaze Friday at mid morning attempting to determine the cause. ♦ W w Give Awards— Cub Scout pack 158 met Thursday at Starry school and presented awards to Randy Timm, Rod Babcock. Bryan Stow, Mark Mehlberger, John Matthews, Curtis Wiley, Steve Grekoff, Mark Cracraft, Steve Horan, Mike Horan, Dick Wilkens, Brad Adams, Scott Lochner, Larry Van Wey, Todd Fuller, Steven Warner, Mark Swanson. Mark Huebener, Jon Canning, David Klein, David Luzum, Dan Siepker, Scott Van Wey, Kirk Stout, Frank Reynolds. Matthew Hughes and Kevin Bassham. W W W Marion Alcoholics Anonymous will meet tonight at 8 at First Presbyterian church The Anamosa men s reformatory group has the program The meeting is open to the public. Your New Home Is In The Want Ads Edwards reported on the curriculum changes this year. Skills guides have been developed for reading and math at the elementary level and are in use. Parents will notice some changes in report cards when they come out Nov. 4 Rather than ungrading classes, Marion has ungraded materials so a child in third grade may be doing third grade math at a very low level and he may In* doing third grade reading at a very high level. Special Needs The high school has added courses in practical math and record keeping. An assessment of the district needs in the area of special needs children is being made to set* what type of services are needed. These are not mentally retarded children but for one of several reasons do not learn as quickly as other children. This will also cover the child who is a very quick learner. Bids were opened on the rewiring of the old part of Vernon junior high Two bids were received, with the contact going to Fandel, Inc., on its low bid of $.‘11,834 Fowler had asked that the architect hulk into the cost of removing the overhead door in the old industrial arts room and replace it with a door the school has. This could In* done at a cost of $1,800 to $1,700. Stevens reported that after consultation with the board attorney and the Iowa Assn. of School Boards, it has been determined the board could go into executive session to discuss strategy to be used in professional negations Virgil Partch Man Arrested In Robbery and Assault Attempt He doesnt scare mc'” Cost Outlined Marion News °n^ili,y,or Ambulances Linn-Mar Board Discusses Audit; Bill Payments The Linn-Mar school board Thursday night at its work session discussed the recent district audit and the district’s method of pay ing bills. Charles Farris, district business manager, reported back to the board on some of the audit recommendations and what steps were being taken to correct situations where the auditors found fault. Farris also gave the board a list of things that were being done in the business office to speed up the time it takes the district to pay its bills. He said it sometimes took as long as three to six months to pay a bill. Dr Glen Easterday, assistant superintendent, reviewed the Library Media center report with the board The report tells how many books, magazines, slides, film strips and other equipment the district has on hand Following his report, Dr. Easterday took the board members to the computer trailer where he demonstrate the new terminal, which is hooked up at Joint County, that will be used by the students in math courses. it it it Pancake Sale. All the Sambo's pancakes you can eat. Adults SI.50, kids under 12 $1 OO. Saturday, October 26th. 7 a m. to 7 p.m. First United Methodist Church, 12th St. and 8th Ave. Sponsored by Marion Kiwanis and the Hiawatha Trails Kl wants.— Adv ★ WW Give Awards — Cub Scout pack 555 met Monday at the Marion Christian church and presented awards to Dennis Lambing. Shawn Elsbernd, Allen Fleming, Pat Schmidt, Jeff Brown, Brian Schmidt, Jeff Kinkead. Brian Teeburg, Don Kettlecamp, Dick Ket-tlecamp. Berry Combed, Curt Peercy. Richie Stephens, Rob Koval. Dennis Wagner, Guy Gibson, Jeff Zahrt, Lonnie Comried. Brent Wogahn. Tom Hartung. Warren LeClere. Mike Horwedel. Jeff Schafer, Dave Frazer. Dave Struve, Jeff Scott. Doug Peercy . Dave Cook. John Hotchkiss. Danny Hanneman, Dave Adelson. Tim Ster and Jeff Frazer Veteran s Day Mail Schedule Is Announced Marion Postmaster BJ. Mullaley has announced the postal schedule for Veteran’s day and the preceding weekend. Mail Saturday will be on the regular schedule of window and delivery service. No rural or city delivery is scheduled Monday, but special delivery items will be handled. Collection of mail during the three-day period will be limited to the arterial “white star’’ boxes and boxes adjacent to the post office. WWW Sell House — Mr and Mrs. Donald R. Waller have sold their property at 2390 McGowan boulevard to Mr. and Mrs. Donald H. Scheer, formerly of 180 l^arick drive. The Wallers have moved to Plano, Texas. Possession was given Oct. 15. This sale and the following ones were made by Ray Kohl, Inc., Realtors. The Scheers sold their Larick drive property to Mr. and Mrs. Harold E. Modrow of Des Moines. Possession will be given Nov. I. Mr and Mrs. Gordon D. Mathys have sold their house* at 2915 Eighth street to Mr. and Mrs. Richard E. Spurckcs of 1450 Meadowview drive. Possession is set for Dec. I. The Mathys’ will be moving to Waterloo. WWW Mr. BIIPs full ur part time Help wauled. Delivery drivers aud pizza makers. Apply in person— Adv WWW Dance American Legion Hall, Marion, October 25th. Prize for costume. Don Miller combo—Adv. IOWA CITY — The Johnson county board of supervisors Wednesday heard an architects report that $7,800 would be necessary to prepare a building as a location for the county ambulance service. The present location is at the rear of the county courthouse. Facing the courthouse is the new federal building which includes    post office parking Ambulance personnel have told the    supervisors courthouse and    post office traffic makes    answering emergency calls difficult. Richard Pattschull, local architect, said cost of buying the property outright would be $54,680 He said it would take seven years of use to balance buying the property against renting it. The board directed County Attorney Carl Goetz to talk to the owners of the property concerning the possible lease-purchase arrangement. The supervisors atso agreed to meet with the Mercy hospital board concerning possible cooperation on a joint ambulance service. J. Patrick White. Iowa City councilman suggested the county consider city property located at Gilbert and College streets as a possible ambulance service location. The supervisors said they would study this proposal. Roast Beef Dinner MANCHESTER - James Schaben. Democratic* candidate for governor, will attend a roast beef dinner fundraiser at the Methodist church here Saturday. The event, which begins at K p m. will also be* attended by Democratic senatorial candidate John Culver Cedar Rapids Only Color Processing Plant We Are Your Full Line Camera Stores LINN PHOTO STORES 1445 C Street SW 365*5287 519 3rd Ave. SE 365*8350 1404 1st Ave. NE 364*7134 Fall “Stock Up For Spring" Sale! FRI., SAT., SUN., OCT. 25,26,27 • BEAT THE 75 PRICE INCREASES! All Scotts A Northup King Lawn Seed & Fertilizer Ortho, Science A Acme Weed Killer, Insecticides, Fungicides Lawn Edging Dutch Bulbs Jobes Tree Spikes Rose Cones 25 20 % OFF % OFF All Lawn Ornaments 25% OFF Green Sweep Leaf Rakes “Li" *3“ ■•9 3 98 Now R09. I .SO Now 25% OFF 10% OFF l2so 29 —FRIE— 2 Cubic Foot Bog Peat With Purchase of Any Flowering or Shode Tree. Redwood Bark tog. 4.49 Now ‘3 25 PLUS! Many Otkar Specials • Prices Good Iii Sunday, October 27 SOOS CENTER PT. RD. NE 393-5565 Tri-County Presents November Drama WHAT CHEER - Tri-County juniors will present Arsenic And Old Lace” at the High school gym Nov. 14 at 8 p.m. The cast includes: Janet Husband. Greg Walston, Rusty Thomas. Tony Erwin, Randy Conrad. Sharlene Landers. Becky Reber, Doug McWilliams. Andy Osweiler, Mike Krunim. Roger Little, ('huck Colbert, Terry Grimm and Dan Hartwig. Nellie Tinsley is director. Tickets for adults will bt* $1.25 and 75 cents for students. Sigourney Begins UNICEF Drive SIGOURNEY — The annual “UNICEF" collection for United Nations Children’s Fund will be held Wednesday from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in Sigourney. Representatives wearing UNICEF identification will canvas from house to house* carrying orange and black containers. The collectors will bt* accompanied by a teenager or adult. IOW A (TTY - A man from the Boone area was being held in the Johnson county jail Friday on charges of robbery and attempted rape. A 45-year-old Iowa City woman and her 3-year-old granddaughter told authorities they were walking to their car behind University high school at about 8 p m Thursday when a young man asked them for a ride. Upon entering the car, the youth pulled a knife and told the woman to drive to Fry-town, a small community ten tulles south of Iowa City, authorities were told. The woman said she was robbed of $41, and said the man attempted to sexually assault her. The assailant left the car in Frytown and ran, she said. Law enforcement officers arrested a man answering the description of the suspect following an extensive searc h. In custody, pending arraignment, was Ronald D. Brown, 22, whom officers said is an escapee from the Riverview release center, Newton. Stop Signs Voted by West UNion Council W EST UNION - The West Union city council this week agreed to install three-way stop signs on F’lum and Oak streets. Through traffic will go west The council also passed a resolution to make a partial payment of $44,068 54 to Pittsburgh Steel, Des Moines, for water tower construc tion. The four-man police force will go on a 40-hour basis beginning Friday. Officers have previously been on a 48-hour week. Halloween Party SIGOURNEY - The annual Halloween party sponsored bv the Jaycees of Sigourney will be held Saturday at 2 p m. rn the Memorial hall basement. All Sigourney area youngsters through 12 years of age are invited to attend There will be* entertainment and refreshments and competition for the best costume. Keokuk Fair Board Elects New Officers WHAT CHEER - The Keokuk county fair board has named executive officers for 1975. They are: President, Glen Moothart; treasurer, Lloyd Little, and secretary, Alice L. Shafar. Executive Board members are Jack Thomas, Everett Hemsley, Joe Zimmerman, Pete McKain and Bert Kunkle. The Keokuk county fair dates for 1975 are July 18, 19 and 20. Officers Elected by Benton Fair Board VINTON — John Reiss, Van Horne, has been elected president of the Benton county fair board for the coming year Reiss’ election came at a recent board meeting. Other new board officers elected were Mac Scott, first vice-president, and Dave Hite, second vice-president. Judy Becker was retained as board secretary. The 20-member board governs the operation of the annual county fair. Each position, except that of secretary, is a volunteer job. Rural members serve for there years and urban members for two. GOP Headquarters SIGOURNEY - The Keokuk county Republican headquarters in Sigourney will be open daily from 2 to 5 p.m. through Nov. 5, election day. Headquarters are located on South Main street in the Harry E. White building Headquarters also will be open election night. LAFF - A - DAY Turner Says Would Serve As Executioner DKS MOINKS (Al’)- !<•»» Atty. (irn. Hilliard Turner says he would be* willing to carry out the duties of executioner if some form of capital punishment is reinstated in Iowa. Turner said he is serious enough about bringing back capital punishment that he would be willing to administer the execution “if that is the law and that is my duty.” The attorney general and his Democratic opponent, Thomas Miller, appeared Thursday at a meeting of the Des Moines professional chapter of the Society of Professional    Journalists, Sigma Delta ( hi Turner said carrying out executions is probably “beneath the dignity” of the attorney general’s office, “but if the legislature decides it s my job, I’ll do it.” Miller chided his opponent for “joking” about the issue and criticized an earlier Turner suggestion that a person convicted choose* his manner of execution. "There are places in life, and certainly in political campaigns, for joking,” said Miller. “But I don’t think this issue is funny.” Miller said. Commission Approves Electric Rate Increase DES MOINES (AP)— The Iowa commerce commission has approved a request by lowa-IUinois Gas and Electric Co. to raise its gas and electric rates beginning Nov. I. The utility, which has headquarters in Davenport, will collect $3 2 million in electric rate increases and $2 6 million in gas rate hikes. Tht* increase approved Tuesday was the second rate increase* for lowa-IUinois customers within the year. I .ast January the utility received approval to increase their rates by $6.5 million. “Go down to the first traffic light and turn south.” IT S THE SEASON FOR GARAGE SALES. GET RESULTS WITH A CLASSIFIED AD. DIAL 398-8234 Not everyones prices are up... Still 7 Toyotas priced under $3,000I Now days, it s pretty unusual to find so much to choose from for so little money. Sporty 2-doors. A roomy 4-door. \ spacious wagon. Arid a fun little truck Every model comes with four on the floor standard. And for all models except the C'orolla 1200 you can get optional air conditioning and automatic transmission. I he Corolla 1200, incidentally, has the lowest sticker price of any car sold in America- 52,270? If you know what s happening to car prices. \»m know that prices this low are...well .. old-fashioned. So mavin* you should see \*>ur Loyola dealer now While he's still behind the limes. Corona Standard 2-Door Sedan I lie leas! expensive nunlel iii the Corona line Re-designed and re engineered lor 1074 to Iv solid. rooms ami comfortable I futures ,i powerful vet economical l‘#*cc engine, real window delogger reclining bucket seats, more Corolla 1200 I he lowest shekel priced c ai sold iii Smet lea. But well equipped, with standard features like re,ti window defogger, whitewalls, reclining bucket seats and front disc brakes. 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