Cedar Rapids Gazette, November 1, 1974, Page 4

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - November 1, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa - The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Fri.t November I, 1974    IsSUGc! On Directory Council, Airport Group Discuss Land Purchases The Cedar Rapids city council met with the airport commission Friday and discussed raising about $2.5 million to purchase additional land. The city now owns 1,720 acres at the airport site. Commission Chairman Don Gardner said the master plan for development includes purchase of about 1,140 more acres, to protect against becoming “landlocked” against future development. Gardner said Des Moines and Kansas City are examples of cities with airports that became surrounded and did not have room to expand when expansion was necessary. Commission member Robert Blythe said the land to be purchased includes 15 separate pieces of property ranging from 30 to 170 acres. Rough Estimate He Raid the $2.5 million figure is a rough estimate, based on a price of $2,000 per acre. He said the purchase is eligible for 75 percent federal funding. The 25 percent local share can be paid over a period of years by airport revenues, he said, and the 75 percent federal grant would be made between five and nine years after the land is purchased. “It’s more of an interim financing that we need, rather than a continuing load bn the taxpayer,” he said. The councilmen appeared convinced the purchase is necessary. and seemed just as sure general obligation bonds will ha.e to be issued to finance it. “Only Route” “The only route I can see is g o. bonds,” said Finance Commissioner Hal Schaefer. Blythe said bonding attorneys have said it is illegal to use air port revenue bonds to finance land acquisition. Mayor Don Canney said appraisals will have to be made and the forms and procedures outlined by federal law must be complied wiih before the airport commission can formally request the city council to sell the bonds. That process, and the attending publicity, should make the intention well known, he said. Can Meet “Then, if anyone has any questions, either an individual or a group, we can meet with them,” he said. A voter referendum is not required but can be forced if a petition is filed and signed by a number at least equal to two percent of those voting for gov ernor in the most recent election. That’s what happened in 1972, when a group called Taxpayers Asking for Explanations obtained about 1.600 signatures and forced a referendum on a $5 million bond issue. Voters turned the issue down. A $1.5 million issue was approved last year to resurface the runways, and only about half that amount was actually sold because the construction bids were much lower than anticipated. ♦ * * During a general briefing on the status of the airport, Gardner said it is “doing well financially”. . He said a new contract, calling for nearly a 50 percent increase in landing fees, has been negotiated with commercial carriers. . Blythe said the commission also intends to raise the rent on its farm land from $45 per acre to $100 per acre. Sales Operation The Cedar Rapids-Marion Area Chamber of Commerce issued a warning Friday in connection with a directory sales operation. Chamber officials said industries should beware of ad solicitations coming from Hie East Coast. They said the salesman asks industries to purchase or renew ads in an industrial directory. If they refuse, they still are sent a bill. The officials ask that attempted sales should be reported to the Chamber of Commerce. Hat Off: Officer Receives Day Off Building Materials Are Reported Stolen Harold Krause, Springville, has reported to the Linn sheriff’s office the theft of build ing materials valued at $580 from a construction site at rural Springville. The theft of shingles and plywood took place Wednesday afternoon or Wednesday night. The president of the Cedar Rapids Policemen’s Protective Assn. has been given a one-day suspension for being improperly uniformed during interv few. Waiting for Bus, 2 Men Are Robbed Schaben Tops Ray By $100,000 DES MOINES (UPI) - The latest contribution finance disclosure reports show Democrat* I financial statement filed with The I the secretary of state’s office, a television tied up and robbed at gunpoint .fames Schaben has raised al-jjovva campaign disclosure com-1re'ed^    * d '    ^ at 5:30 a m. Friday while they'most $100,000 more than incum- jmission has ordered officials of ^rom *H Two men reported they were i c gubernatorial challenger Campaign Finance Report Ordered By Harrison Weber DES MOINES (IDPA) In a letter notifying Patrol-! were standing on a corner at bent Republican Gov. Robert D.j^g American party to file a finnan Donald Sawyer of his sus- the intersection of First avenue Hay, but Ray has raised double nancjai state""' with the sec-pension, Chief Wallace LaPeters and Fifteenth street E.    tile amount Schaben has in the retary of state’s office no later cited two instances — Saturday! The victims, William J. Barr, past six-week period, and Monday — when Sawyer 40, of 1531 Fifth avenue SE, and Schaben, a state senator from did not wear his hat while being!Joseph Simcosky, 59, of 1430 Dunlap, raised a total of interviewed by a local television Fourth avenue SE. told police $95^ ^‘ributed' dur'Ss^the reporter.    the man pulled a small revolver period from Sept 1-0ct> 15 “They asked me to take it off, and ordered them into a nearby; Ray raised a total $231,093 this and I took it off,” Sawyer said alIey where he tied their hands year, including $77,167 donated in back with their belts.    iin    the    latest    six-week    period. The robber took $11 from Barr in explaining the incidents. He is scheduled to serve the an{j $5 an(j a wristwatch valued suspension Monday and does not plan to file an appeal, he said. Money Bags Stolen From Sears Roebuck A thief who apparently hid in the Sears Roebuck store, Lin dale Plaza, until after closing Wednesday took 37 money bags containing $1,465 cash. Robert Homer, an employe of the store, told police Thursday the bags were stored in a locked cabinet. Man Guilty of Third Offense Drunk Driving Bradley L. Smith has received at $10 from Simcosky, police Name Omitted from said.    Chamber    Nominees The suspect was white, 5 feet I The name of Thomas 9 or IO inches tall, 160 to 180 parks Was omitted from Charles Wiggins, Ames, a member of the commission, said1 he was sure that if the I Republicans or Democrats had not filed any financial state- A. than 3 p.m. Friday. A week ago the commission ^ J ■*    »,« InvPtstioatc ™ent3 ,hat the PreSS and ,he ordered its staff to investigate why the third party had not N*    •*    for filed any reports this year as|themto 0 s0, . .    .    .    ,    The    commission    also    voted    to ” AfieT*tairntafTIhaTthe Anteri-!allow Jim Schaben, Democratic can party, a week later, still candidate for governor, until had not filed any reports, the Monday noon to amend his recommission dispatched one ot JX)rts t0 jnc|ude (he dates thai its staff members to deliver the ^ recejvc(i contributions, ultimatum to Robert Dilley, an official of the American party,]' The commission decided by a with Russell Ross, Sentence Suspended For Assault Battery Lawton Crosby, who gave southwest side address when arrested, pled guilty Thursday to a charge of assault and battery and was given a ten-day suspended jail sentence. He was charged with assault ing Patricia Moores on Sept. 23. a! who operates a manufacturing 3-0 vote, pounds with shaggy hair and a j Thursday Gazette' article on the j plant in Des Moines.    ilowa    City, abstaining, that there mustache.    j    nominees    for the Cedar Rapids- The staff discovered the party was no reason to pursue an in- ;    I    I    Marion    area    Chamber of Com- had not filed after examining a vestigation into the manner in Graveside Services merce board of directors. ‘statement filed by Ralph Scott, which the Iowa Federation of For Beverly Butterfield Parks is president    of Kwik-    Cedar    Falls, the party’s can-Labor, AFL-CIO, had    obtained .    « ™nd A    in    1 ta.I CENTRAL CITY - Beverly Way lndustries'    didate    for govcrnor' Sc0“'ln h'S    V°ter reg,strat,on lls,s' a    suspended    sentence    in    Linn D u n ** r- u no a .V 4    ,    ;Bebe    Butterfield,    38,    a    resident district court on his guilty plea of Denverj Colo . the last eight to a charge of third-offense years, died Thursday in drunk driving.    Denver hospital. The 42-year-old Iowa City man was accused in connection with a May 31 incident. He was Born Aug. 27, 1936, in Cedar! Rapids, she was married June! 12, 1960, at Central City, to' Political Adv. rt!»ement Potfiicai Advertisement ’Qimcoi AdvertisementCULVER A “Bit, DW SPENDER In his Des Moines speech, PRESIDENT FORD called Dave Stanley “a saver’’ and his opponent a “big, big spender.” Ford said Democrats fire inflation and singled out Culver for attack. He proposed that voters elect Republican candidates in the November 5 election as the first step in his war against inflation. CONGRESSMAN H. R. GROSS recognizes Culver as an inflation creator. He said, “John Culver is one of the biggest spenders in Congress.” Iowans who study Culver’s record know he has a 10-year record of big spending and creating inflation. You can’t afford six more years of Culver! Send a genuine inflation fighter to the U.S. Senate. Vote for a proven saver on November 5. Dave Stanley will make the tough decisions to stop inflation.Dave Stanleyfor U.S. Senator Republican Paid for by Iowan* For Stanley, Ktith VaUar, Chalfp#f«on convicted of drunk driving    pre    Donald    G. Butterfield, viously on Sept. 30. 1970,    and    Mrs-    Butterfield attended    the Dec 28 1973    Central    City schools, Coe col- The suspended term of    two!l<,!5e for '"o Tears where    she years in the penitentiary at    Fort    as ^    member of Chi-Omega Madison was imposed by Judge fnrordJ’ ,and wf foaled | Robert Osmundson. One of the ^    HT    J. conditions> of his probation is ' in Centra® City, and WU-1 that Smith continue to receive enn6.ln.. ...    .    r    .    .    1 faun cpl im;    !SOn JUni°r hlSh Scho°* m Rapids. She was a member of ATTEND GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH THIS SUNDAY HEAR. . . Tools, Car Parts Thefts Are Reported Two persons Thursday report- the First Universalist church in Denver. Surviving in addition to her husband are three sons, Bradley, Andrew and Matthew, all at I ed the thefts of tools and car home; her parents, Mr. and! parts valued at $1,745 from a Mrs. Beverly Butters, Central garage at 4301 Sixth street SW. |city; three brothers, C. Bruce Chuck Goyette, 1711 Washing-'Butters, Central City; T. Boyd ton avenue SE, told police a tool Butters, Iowa City, and Barry E. box and tools valued at $1,170; Butters. Kearney, Neb. SPECIAL FEATURES ☆ Miracle of 400 in S.S. ☆ Church’s 15th . Anniversary ☆ Large Birthday Cake ☆ Special Singing ☆ Adult Class Goal-150. Pastor to bf* dunked in water if goal is reached. taken from the garage. Tim McDonough, 1616 M street SW, also told police two transmissions gauges were Services: Saturday at First Universalist church in Denver. A graveside cremation memo-I and a set of rial service will be held at the! taken from the Oak Hill cemetery in Central! Schedule of Services Friday-? P.M. Saturday—9 A.M. Saturday—7 P.M. Sunday—9:45 A.M. ABOUT THE SPEAKER ☆ Author of “How To Win Souls and Influence.. People For Heaven” ☆ Professor: 11YLES-AN DERSON BIBLE COLLEGE ☆ Teacher-Worker at First Baptist Church, Hammond, Ind. (World’s largest Sunday School) Dr. Jack Hyles, Pastor ☆ Graduate of Bob Jones University REV. GEORGE GODFREY Special Speaker FREE Bus Transportation Phone 377-5032 Phone 377-3357 garage. The items, McDonough City, at 2 p.m. Sunday. A memo-1 said, were valued at $575.    rial fund has been established. 440 South 15th Street, Marion, Iowa + *£■ * ••• \ JUNIOR HIGH FASHION BOARD: (Back Row Left to Right) Beth llmgtgen St Joseph's' Nancy Fergusoni, St. Matthews; linda Pierson Trinity Lutheran; Rose Huber. Immaculate Conception; I.isa Hoffman, Roosevelt. (Middle Row) Martha Baister, C.B. Vernon' Susie Lester St Jude's* Cathy Wollenben. LtnnM.r; Jenni McCool. All Saints; Kathy Kray, Taft;' Karen Johnson, Franklin! (Front Row) Mary Millsap. St. Pius; Terri Jo Wayland, McKinley; Mary Kendall Prairie- Sue Drew, St. Patrick s; Annie Niccolai, St. Ludmila's. Not Pictured - biri Vercerka Wilson. ARMSTRONG’S ANNUAL JUNIOR HIGHHoliday Fashion ShowSaturday, November 2, 9:30 A.M. Fifth Floor Conference Room Join the gang (everyone is welcome) to see our big annual show of holiday fashions for junior high girls Saturday at 9:30. You'll see all the latest styles in your favorite JESKSSf    “• "" *• * «•         -MarionAileen Girl Holiday Separates Poppy red or teal blue brightens the holiday season in these new separates. Machine wash and dry acrylic knits. Long sleeve turtleneck pullover. 7 to 14............... 7.(MI 3 to    fix............... 6.00 Jacquard knit angel sleeve top. 7 to    14............... 8.50 4 to    fix............... 7.50 Flared gore pull-on flip skirt.    7 to    14............... 7.00 4 to fix............... 6.00 (Not Sketched: Jacket and slacks to match) ARMSTRONG GIRLS’ STORE-THIRD FLOOR quality Is economy ;

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