Cedar Rapids Gazette, October 30, 1974, Page 3

Cedar Rapids Gazette

October 30, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - October 30, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa The Oilui- Gazrllr: Weil.. October 30. 1117 I City Briefs-- Upper Iowa Upper Iowa university will hold an open house at the Roosevelt hotel Nov. 10 at 2 p.m. University of- ficials will be on hand to visit with alumni and friends of the university. Persons attending arc urged to return their reser- vation cards. Clothes Taken Koger John- son. Webster City, Tuesday re' ported a duffle bag containing wool shirt, a pair of pants, ;i pair of socks and a toilet kil taken Saturday from Clinton high school's charter bus al Kingston stadium. The items were valued at ?51. Furs exclusively Bcrger Furrier, Marion. Adv. Tarts Taken Richard Blunt 325 Fifth street NW, Tuesday reported a set: of headers valued at ?70 taken from the garage at his residence. Buresh Rental Rent it Try it Like it Buy Sign Damaged Richard Finley, manager of Guaranty Bank and Trust Co., 191 Jacolyn drive NW, Tuesday reported a 5 by G-foot plastic sign in front of the building broken. The sign was valued at Rest Rental Rents The Best. -Adv. Jewelry Stolen Agnes Kon- igsraark, 1445 Second street SE, Tuesday reported a gold ear- ring, a wedding ring, a bracelet and emerald earring taken from her residence. The items were valued at Shampoo living room bedroom Diamond Carpet Car Entered Emery A. Ro- genhaugh, 2725 Third avenue. Marion. Tuesday reported 40 tapes and a tape case taken from his car while parked at Washington high school. The items were valued at Birthyear coin sets: A nice gift. Most years available. Jer- Merril L. Brown, 25, of 706 Fifth avenue SE, received 12 stitches to the left side of his head at Mercy hospital Tuesday after he was hit by a thrown piece of concrete. Brown and another man had loaded a sofa at St. Vincent De Paul, 928 Seventh street SE, at p.m. Tuesday when they asketi some neighborhood chil- dren to get off the sofa. A few minutes later two men appeared and complained about the manner in which Brown had to the children. The younger of the two men threw the. (ivc-to-six-ineh piece of concrete, knocking Brown to the ground, police said- The man who hit Brown with the concrete was described as black, 18 lo 19 years old, 5 feet inches, 140 pounds, and with medium length hair. The other man was black, in his late 20s and also had medium length hair. Private Services For Clio Primrose NORWAY Clio Primrose, widow of John Primrose, died in Dysart Tuesday follow- a long illness. Horn Sept. 9, 1881. near Nor- way, she was married Oct. 5, 1904. She taught several years in country schools. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. John Meland, Ncwliall; three grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and nine grcal-jjrcat-grandcliildrcn. Private services Thursday at at the George Brosh resi- dence, Norway. Optimist Club Sister Gene vieve. Birchard, Republican can didate for Linn county treasur- er, will speak to the Thursday noon Optimist club at the Koose- velt hotel Thursday noon. Catholic Laymen Martha Ward will speak on "Parents Anonjmous" I'Yiday noon at Bishops downtown. He-elect Maurice Hennessey, State Representative 22nd Dis- Paid by Mau- rice Adv. Reward! Person who called about gi'ey cat found any lime Sept.- Oct. Call 305-9295. "Princess" Adv. Needlccraft Corner now open. Corner of Robins Road and high- way 150, Hiawatha. 393-0017. Adv. New arrival of Jack Winter Sportswear. B to Hi. Coach House Fashions. 110 3rd St. S.E. Adv. St. Pius X Holiday Bazaar, sandwich booth, November 2nd 9 A.M. to 9 P.M., November 3rd 9 A.M. lo 5 P.M. Adv. Parent s Without Partners 362-3796, 364-4373. Adv. Fight Crime Vote Eugene Kopecky. Democrat. County At- torney. Paid by Tom Shea. Pol. Adv. Rose's Candle Niche Anniver- ary Celebration and Christmas Display week. 739 10th St. Mari- on. Open to Evy's Lounge: Halloween Par- ty Wed. prizes, Marilyn and Tony; Fri. Blair Thorn Trio. (Next to Paramount -Adv. Come out to the World's Largest Garage Sale, sponsored by the WMT Stations for Camp !ourage. Place: Exhibition Hall at Hawkeye Downs, Nov. 1 and 2 9 a.m. to 9 Story Hour: Weekly story lour for preschoolers will be ?iven Thursday from lo a.m. at Kenwood branch library. 3223 First avenue SE. and from to a.m. at First Presbyterian church downstairs lounge, room 151. Halloween costumes are in order. A County Attorney must be qualified for vigorous prosecu- tion. Vote Richard D. Raymon candidate for Linn County At- torney. Paid by Raymon inn County Attorney Cam- Adv. Johnny's Parkway, corner El- is and F Ave. N.W. Thursday Special: Salisbury .steak, served up 'til P.M. Come in as you are. Carry out orders welcome! -Adv. 5 Piece recording system. 365- 2986.-Adv. Closing Out 50% to 30% re- diction, hours 10 to 5. Mon.-Sat- Jim's Vernon Heights Phar- macy, 1906 Mt. Vernon Rd. S.E. Adv. Grand Opening! Avenue Floral and Botanicals, by Pier- sen's, 39 16lh Ave. S.W., Free flowers! Adv. !SEA Head Proposes Million IPERS Plan liy Judy DauLuMitnicr i worse1 toachi'r retirement j The head of a slate I And the system dues not eitual organization luesday called Iowa 1'ublic Employes Iowa mem .System (II'EliS) the soc'-jlio said. end worst teacher retirement I'ercoiit Isystem in the nation, and '''lie 120.000 state employes iposed a million program "c 'lul 8 Icaeliersl under IPERS can "earn at best ja retirement benefit that equals i only 20 percent of their final sal Groups In Iowa hat receive a i or a vin, president oh, m least a 50 percent retirement he Iowa -Sac Education Assn., USEAI said a news confer- "ldmic police cncc that IPERS improvement "romcn- and mcrabcrs [will be his group's number one legislative goal. "Only South Dakota has a ill the state universities. The 1SEA president suggest- Magisfrate Court MagistrateHears4 Drunk Driving Cases Four persons appeared in magistrate's court on charges ol drunk driving. Tyrone Meyer. 375 Sixth ave- nue, Marion, pled guilty Mon- ed: Changing Hie contribution sys- tem of IPERS to a 2 for 1 con- tribution with the employer pay- ing for each ?1 of employe contributions: Removing the salary ceiling for IPERS contributions; Using the highest five of the last 10 years as the base for de- termining retirement benefits. Increasing tbe IPERS benefit formula to provide 50 percent benefit after 30 years of ser- vice; Providing presently retired IPERS employes with at least day and was given a 90-day siis- a month additional benefits ponded jaiS sentence. He was for cacn ycar of service. arrested Aug. 10. for from the slatc general Leonard Smith, Central pled guilty Monday and was fined and costs. He was ar- rested Aug. 10. Kalherine Leinen, Hiawatha, pled guilty Monday and sentenc- ing was deferred until Oct. 10, 1976. She was arrested July 3. James Kranzenburg, Van Home, waived a preliminary hearing Tuesday and was bound over to the grand jury. He was arrested Oct. 8. Contributions Galvin said about 80 percent of the cost for the new program would come from employer con- tributions, and the rest from employe contributions. The program would cost about million more a year. The IPERS proposals have the backing of the Joint Council on IPERS, composed of 18 public employe groups, who will present a "united front" to the legislature for the first time, Galvin said. "I have every confidence the legislature will come up with changes in IPERS. We do not have anybody at this point we would consider an cncmv. There Man Is Fined on Two Drug Charges Steve Swim. 022 Tenth avenue appeared in court on four drug charges. Charges of possession of con- trolled substance and possession with inlcnt lo deliver were dis- missed Tuesday on a motion of expressed negative feelings about the idea of changing An interim study committee supports IPERS change. accord- the state. Hc was charged with nec. possession and intent to deliver I ,hc ex.Ict m marijuana and hashish on hy (hc ,_SEA He pled guilty lo two charges of possession and was fined and costs on each charge. Ilej was charged with possession of] marijuana and hashish on Oct. II. poscd hy The committee has not sub- milled its final report yet. Leadership Calvin said much of the lead- ership for improving IPERS came from Cedar Rapids, in- cluding Supt. Craig Currie; Jim Freeman, a Cedar R a p i d s teacher and former 1SEA pres- ident, and Louisa Peak, a re- tired Cedar Rapids teacher. A survey of retired teachers Guilty Plea Entered i In C.R. Drug Case David Fraley. no address, pled guilty Tuesday in magis- p f f Miss Pcak (rate's court to a charge of pos- who rctired hc_ session of a controlled ,953 ,gB3 arc stance. Sentencing was sm in for one year. benefits. He was charged with posses- Tenchcrs who rctired sion of marijuana on Sept. 29. cai.ning on llle average of S130 a month in re- Ecker Heads State iliiement benefits under IPERS. Athletic Organization Tom Ecker, coordinator of athletics ami intramurnls for the Cedar Rapids Community schools, has boon elected sec- tion chairman to represent the' state's athletic directors in thcj Iowa Assn. for Health. Physical! Education, and Recreation. Ecker will assume office at the organization's state conven- tion in Council Bluffs Fridav. felu Established in bv The Gaietlc Co. and Duoilined daily dnd Sunday al 500 Tnlrd five. SE. Cedar Raolds. Iowa 57406. Second class ooslaoe paid al Cedar criDllon rales by carrier 95 cents i 3v mall: Nlaril Edition and Sundo' s 13.75 a month. S39.00 o year: Al 7hr K ,nlhled lo the uie lor renublicotionof all the local news printed in this nows- Halloween Treat: Linn Candidate Pulls Signs Linn Treasurer James lion- ni'.ssey has announced that he plans lo remove all his yard siKns in residential areas of .Marion and Cedar Hapids to prevent possible harm to chil- (hvn who might fall over them while trick or treating. lie .said Ihe signs probably will be erected again over the weekend. AdvcTtiVement Give Your More Biting Power A ilonlurr adlif.iive can help. I'ASTKKTH1' I'owdrr all of this: 1) lidkl uppers anil low-, i... r. firmer. htcailiiT. "J Ilnlih niori! ,'l) y.m cat. ril'irf: naturally. Why worry? KASTKIiTH Drnture Ariliraivo 'I'uw'frr. Donluron tlmt fit arc i: riiial to heallli. your (lontiul Tom Riley was the Chief sponsor of Iowa's Fair Employ- ment Practice Act and co-sponsored the law establishing the Civil Rights Commission. 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