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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - November 12, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                Board Outlines Goals Irving Work Gets Top Priority By Janet Jones Completion of improve- ments at Irving elementary school tins received top priori- ty from the Marion Independ- ent school board. Supt. Clark Stevens Monday reported on tabulation of goals suggested by hoard members. The goals were ranked by the number of hoard members who suggested a specific project. Some goals, Stevens said, were not irieasurcablo. Follow- ing is a listing of the objec- tives cited by board members: 1. Building and mainte- nance Finish building addi- tion renovation, maintenance, repairs, community study of the Irving school and establish district-wide program to com- ply with OS11A requirements. 2. K-12 educational program Conduct and supervise a comprehensive analysis of the various programs to deter- mine the extent to which (he needs of all students enrolled are being met. 3. Community involvement Increase the level and base of community involvement in educational decision-making, and determine whether the goals and objectives of the district's professional slaff co- incide with those of the community being served. Cooperative programs Develop and implement, a formalized plan including ben- efits and projected costs for a proposed program of cnopera- 1 tion and sharing between the local municipality, Marion and Linn-Mar school districts. Inform Public Work to maintain and improve the harmonious rela- tions that currenlty exist among these three organisa- tions. Inform (he public through the media and public meetings of the educational and financial advantages of such cooperation and sharing programs. 5. Administrative and Staff Accountability Develop an accountability model for the system which will measure results more than input. 6. Finances Develop a budget which graphically shows the allocation of funds by programs and share this information with the profes- sional staff and patrons through public meetings and handouts. Funding Priority Prepare a financial con- tingency plan to put into op- eration in the event severe economic conditons force a cutback in the district's ed- ucational program. Explore all possibilities for obtaining available state and federal funds for our district. 7. Professional negotiations Encourage and make neces- sary preparations for admin- istrators and board members to become more knowledgea- ble in the area of professional negotiations. The hoard will hold it's next neighborhood meeting Nov. 21 at Irving, at which time spe- cial reports will be given on activities at the high school. Irving Principal Arnold Benedict pointed out (hat since (he Trving-Rmersnn study committee will not have had a chance to meet before then, it will be too early to discuss the future of Ihe Irv- ing building. Named to (he Irving-Emer- son study committee were: Donna Olson, Tom Singer, A.W. Benedict, Harry Morris, Wayne .litckson, John Vermin, Edward Lain, Carol Bailey and Eldon MeMillen. McMillen was named chair- man. The members are to re- port back to the board .Ian. 9. Change Orders Four change orders were presented on the junior high project. A change in (lie loca- tion of the service entrance was approved, resulting in Ihe saving of In working In (he old shop area, it was discovered the actual construction did nol exactly follow (he blueprints. Since a wall originally thought to be a load-bearing wall is not, a lintel must be added at an additional cost of Removul of the overhead doors in the old industrial arts easure Aired Over Services Wednesday For Albert W. Martin Albert W. Martin, 78, route 3, a lifelong resident of the Marion community. died Tuesday in a Cedar Rapids hospital. Born July 3, 181IB, at Mar- ion, he was married Sepl. 1921, to Ida Nielson al Ml. Vernon. Mr. Martin served wilh the U.S. army during World war I. He had farmed in the same area since 1921, was a leading Hampshire hog breeder and was a member of the Prairie Chapel United Methodist church. Surviving in addition lo his wife are a daughter. Mrs. Ralph Blackford, Marion; Ihree sons, Albert W. Marlin, jr., Fayelle, and Lloyd and Paul Martin, holh of Marion; 17 grandchildren, and eighl L'roat-LTandchiklren. Services: Thursday at the Prairie Chapel church by the Rev. dive Cook. Burial: Prairie Chapel cemetery. Friends may call al the Murdoch chapel after 11 a.m. Wednesday. Friends may if they wish, contribute to the heart fund as a memorial. Housing Program Deadline Butler Charged ;iOWA CITY The Iowa Ci- ty council and city slaff in- foimialiy expressed displea- sure Monday about extension of .1 city deadline. line deadline of Nov. 20 had been set for bids for develop- ment of federally-assisted him sing for (he elderly in Iowa City. However, the Rev. Robert Wclsih offered to buy Chaun'cey Swan Plaza, a park- ing owned by the city. For Welsh's bid to be appro- priates the council would have to extend Ihe deadline to Dec. 24 to usUow for lime for a publ- ic hearing and review period as required by slate law. White no vole was taken, both tfae staff and council expressed concern over the delay inherent in considering Welsh's bid. In other business, (he council lo lease a now vacant filling station to Philip Spi'lman .for a temporary locu- tion for the Greyhound bus depot The le.ase will be for two years wilh two consecutive two-year options lo renew. The council also directed the slaff lo study two possible sites for a neighborhood park in the Washington park area. The council also rccicvert a petition from neighborhood residents opposing Ihe ream- ing of the old Elks country club structure. The site is now reslricted to single-family use. The owners of Ihe building are requesting conversion of the structure to aparlmenls. The city's planning and zon- ing commission recommends Ihe apartment zoning be al- Senior Citizen Buses Cedar Rapids System Telephone 383-8244 Area Ten (SEATS) In Cedar Rapids 398-5605 Elsewhere 800-332-5934 MARMADUKE Truckeir Narrowly Escapes Collapse Of Iron Bridge W1NTIIROP The Old Iron bridge over creek on a county road a mile northeast of Winlhrop collapsed Monday afternoon. Lewis GalHery. 38. Win- throp, narrowly escaped injury when lie jumped lo safely as (he bridge bej'an to give way as he crossed ill with his semi- trailer truck. The cab of Ihe truck had .iust cleared the- bridge when il sank. The trailer and backhoe it was carrying were dam- aged. Estimated cosl of replacing Ihe bridge is accord- ing to county Engineer Ran- dall Murdock. He- said he did not know if (he lop of the backhoe had cauglYt Ihe lop of the bridge, causing the col- lapse, or if the liridge sank under (he I ruck's Murdock said no .plans have yd been made for bridge re- placement. In the meantime, area mntoriss will have lo detour Ihree miles If' the Old Dump road. "All right. You can play." Hank clearings for Ihe week ended Nov. 8 totaled 327, Ihe clearing house ilias re- ported. This Is up fnwi) Ihe previous week's clearings of Clearings f'ir Ihe same week in were with 2 or 3 man crow to frame single dwelling and mulli-levnl homos in your aroa for a nation- wide home builder. Immediate employment. Good compensation package wilh pay out upon completion of rough erection. For more information, call Construction Department. 612-721-6792 YMCA Wednesday's ac- tivity schedule at the Marion YMCA is: Non-ayuatic women's exercise !l a.m., open gym 111 and p.m., men's fitness class noon, family ac- tivities 7; pool school les- sons D a.m. and p.m., adult open swim noon, youth recreational .swim swim learn (i, family and adult swim 7. -rt- Ear piercing clinic Saturday noon 4 p.m. Next Clinic December 7. Ray's Jewelry. Adv. Set Meeting The Marion water board of trustees will meet Thursday at a.m. in Ihe civil defense room al (he city hall. Contracts will he signed for the Linn-Mar water installation project. My Favorite Dry Cleaner is now open, 7th Ave.. Marion. Adv. Hickory smoked barbecued ribs, shrimp- and chicken served Wednesday's. Slick- ncy's Scoreboard. Adv. In Jones County Robbery Attempt ANAMOSA A Cedar Hapids man has been charged by the .limes county sheriff's department with robbery in connection with, an attempted robbery at the intersection of highways (i4 and 151 early Tuesday. Officers sale! Harold Dean Billler, 24, was picked up by Ihe Ml. Vernon police after he allegcly attempted to rob a trucker who was parked along Ihe shoulder of the highway sleeping. Merle Draper. 33, rural Dysarl, told authorities he fought with his assailant and knocked him down. Deputies said thai fearing for his own safely. Draper then flagged down a passing molorisl to call the police, jumped in his truck and drove off, followed by Butler. The incident occurred about a.m. Roller was turned over to Jones county authori- ties by Ml. Vernnn police. By Anderson Leeming ON THIS DATE in three gunmen held up an armored Inick in New York and escaped with nearly SI .3 million dollars in receipts from Aqueduct Race Track. room and the finishing of the urea was approved at a cost of The installation of security gales to shut Ihe resl of (he building off from the gym. kitchen, rcstroom area would cost The board asked Supl. Stevens and junior high Principal John Fowler to in- vestigate the cost of portable security gales. Cracking Again Fowler roporled Ihe roof on the oldest part of the building is in bad shape. He had hoped it would nol need attention of major proporlions for al leasl a couple of years. The' district' maintenance men have been patching it as needed but it is cracking again. Since the area is to have a false ceiling al the third floor level this creates a possible problem which will be inspected hy Richard Riedel, district roofing con- sultant. Reroofing on the other portion of (he cxisling build- ing is finished excepl for [lashings. A reporl has been received from Riedel on the problems al Mcntzer. He said Ihe major problem should he lurned In the dislricl allorney lo de- termine legal responsibilily of the varius conlractors and architects. More Work He estimated il will cosl lo repair the roof. In addition, Ihe deck will need repair and when a more thor- ough study is done even more work probably will be needed he said. Stevens reported he has received a letter from Duane Dalisman informing the board he would like lo resign as business manager for Ihe dislricl effective Jan. 17 In accept a similar posilion al Clinton. Stevens suggested Ihe board go inlo executive session to discus the mailer. Upon re- turning the board accepted Ihe resignation subject In finding a suitable replacement. U. of I. Old Capitol Will Display Marion Meteorite IOWA CITY (AD- When (he Old Capitol on-the Univer- sity of Iowa campus opens In the public .luly ;in object that lilth century visitor may have seen fly overhead will be on display. Suit Filed TOLEDO CBS Musical Instruments, a division of CBS, Inc.. Fnllerlon. Calif., has filed suit in Tnma eoiinly district niurt agahinl (leni'Mi' Mickens. doing business as The Guitar Studio, Tamil, in which .judgment for is asked. The amount is claimed due for merchandise snkl to Mickens. To Grand Jury on Drunk Driving Count TOLEDO Douglas K. Miller. 13II5 Fifth avenue Cedar Rapids, appeared be- fore Magistrate George Stein last week on a charge of drunk driving. He waived pre- liminary hearing and was bound to the Tama eoiinly dislricl court. Miller posted a S5II cash bond and a personal recogniz- ance bond and was released, lie was arrested Nov. 5 by Toledo Police Chief Leu Kendall in Toledo. A fragment of a meteorite that fell nine miles south of Marion will be shown. The meteorite which passed over Iowa City Feb. 25, 1847, fell within hours after Gov. Ansel Briggs signed a hill creating the U. of I. Pieces of Ihe Marion mete- orite, the first In be discov- ered in Iowa, are scattered among universities in the U.S. and Europe. U. of I. officials were un- aware that the university possessed a piece of the me- teorite until July, when Mark P'esses, a graduate student in space physics, discovered one in a cabinet in Ihe physics building. The Old Capitol is being restored as part of Iowa's contribution lo Ihe nation's bicentenniel celebration. Arrested AMES Lee Gates, Roswell. N.M., who was hitchhiking with his 2- year-old son, was arrested Monday at an Ames truck slop after police learned he was wanted in Kentucky on an armed robbery charge. Gates was being held in the Story in lieu of bond pending extradition to Kentucky, police said. The child was turned over lo child neglect service in Ames. Minneapolis, Minnesota Baby by Kenner In Our Advortisonirjn! of Sundciy Nov. 10th floby wos priced 3 99. llm was on error Tlui correct price should have bunn 13.99 Wo sincerely hope this tins not inconvenienced ony of our customers. TOYIAND, Corner 2nd Ave. 8, 5th St. S.E. The Cedar Kapids (jaxfUe: Tiies., Nov. 12. 1971 Two Plead Guilty to Drunk Driving Counts "If there's anything I hate, it's coming home to a warm TV and a cold stove." TOLEDO A Tama dentist and a Cedar Kapids attorney pled guilty in Tama county district court last week to drunk driving. District Judge ,John Hy- land fined Dr. ,Iohn Joseph Hess, 48, Tama, and Bryce Mac Lean Fisher, 51, Cedar Hapids, each and revoked their driver's licenses indefi- nitely until they have complet- ed a course for drinking driv- ers. In each case, the court found the men need and should receive temporary driving permits for trans- portation to and froin the school, Iowa Valley Communi- ty college at Marshalltown and Kirkwood Community college, Cedar Kapids, respec- tively, and for transportation to and from his work. Hess was arrested in Tama Aug. 7 by a city policeman. Fisher was arrested June 21) hy a highway state trooper on highway .10 east of Tama. ON THIS BATE in I94K, a war crimes court in Japan sentenced former Japanese Premier Ilideki Tojn and six- other Japanese war leaders to death. MICROWAVE'OVEN made only by SAVE 50 OF THE ELECTRICITY YOU USE IN CQOKINGI ALL THE HEAT GOES INTO THE FOOD IS WASTEP1 The Amana Radarange Microwave Oven Is the most efficient energy-saving way to, cook! You can make big aavlnga In the electricity you SAVINGS Ib. Bcol Roast SAVINGS 4 (8 02.) 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