Cedar Rapids Gazette, November 18, 1974, Page 7

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - November 18, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa **■*»oat' The Odar Rapids Gazette Mon . Nov. IK, 1971 Marion News KS- Health Center Site of Marion Independent Board Meeting Changed Site cd the1 Marion Independent hoard of education’s second meeting of (he month has been switched to the high school auditorium from Irving school Supt. Clark Stevens said the site switch was made because reports to be given concerned high school activities. Principal Lowell Morgan will give a report on career education and the mathematics programs. Activities Director Des Dolllinger will report on the results of a survey of student participation in extra-curricular activities. The public is invited to attend this and all hoard meetings, Stevens said. He said the hoard planned to continue the second meeting of the month idea "as long as such meetings are productive and provide meaningful communications between the district’s patrons and the school board ” ★ ★ * Building Sold — Rapids Machinery Co. has sold its building at HHH Eleventh street to Mr. and Mrs. William I) Cham pinon, 1M5 Twenty-fifth avenue for investment. The firm will occupy new facilities at 3575 Third avenue Possession of the Eleventh street building will he given on .Jan I. Sale was made by .lohn /achar, jr., and Co., Inc., Realtors. WWW Siding, insulation. Since 1953 Warner Bros 377-5573 -Adv. WWW Ray’s Jewelry closed to mark down inventory for stock reduction sale beginning Thursday morning at IO o'clock — Adv WWW Marion Merchants Register now for free turkeys. Nothing to buy — Adv WWW Dickey s Cleaners closed Wednesday, Nov. 20. Open Thursday a rn. as usual. Thanks — Adv. Two Hospitalized After Collision INDEPENDENCE —Two persons were hospitalized here after a two-car accident occur-mg at the intersection of Sixth avenue and Sixth street SW early Sunday morning Gary Ix*t* Aldrich, 24. or rural Independence, was hacking his pick-up truck on to Sixth avenue when it was struck broadside by a passenger car operated by Ronald James Rommann, 27. also of rural Independence. Rommann remained in People’s hospital with a shoulder injury and Aldrich was treated and released. Charges are pending. Chairmen Named for Linn-Mar Fair General chairmen have been named for tin* 14th annual Linn-Mar fair which is set for Saturday from 111 a rn. until 7 p.m. in the Main elementary school gym,. Mrs’. Gerald Casteel and Mrs Eugene Novak are heading the annual fair. The fair will feature a carnival and cake walk. Food will include lunch, dinner and snacks Booths will include sewing, gifts and crafts, baking and sweet shoji The fair is ojien to the public. WWW Burns Kites — Services for V iola E Burns, who died Saturday, will be held Tuesday at I SO pm at the First United Methodist church by the Rev. Glen VV Lamb. Burial Cedar Mmeorial. Friends may call at the Murdoch chapel, or at the church after ll a m. Tuesday. Friends may, if they wish. contribute to the First I nited Methodist church memorial fund. WWW Juhlin Rites — Graveside services will be conducted bv the Rev. Glen VV. Lamb at 111 am. Tuesday at the Oak Shade cemetery for Ruth M Juhlin. H7. a native of Marion who died at Santa Ana. Calif . last Thursday. Friends may call at the Murdoch chapel. WWW Lions — Marion Lions evening club will meet Tuesday at H K) p m. at the Suburban. Ron Michaelsen of thr WMT stations will speak. Wild Dogs Kill Feeder Pigs INDEPENDENCE - The Buchanan county sheriff’s office Sunday investigated the death of pigs at at the Ray Wellman farm four miles north of Brandon James Smith, a tenant on one of the farms, was awakened about 5:311 Sunday morning by squealing pigs, lh* went outside and found a {tack of wild dogs had attacked feeder pigs, killing 22 pigs weighing 35 to WI pounds. The dgs had also slashed about another 2tl pigs which will have to In* destroyed Smith shot and killed four dogs. He told authorities about one month ago about 19 jugs had been killed, apparently also by dogs. Accidental Gunshot Wound Kills Hunter PRINCETON (API— The body of a Davenport man was discovered near here Sunday after he apparently accidentally shot himself in the chest while climbing over a fence. Authorities identified the man as Joseph Smajah, 5H The wound was caused by a 16-gauge shotgun Smahaj was carrying. Firemen Unable To Save I Governor s Radio Station WASHINGTON - Chances are “very dim” that congress will vote its members and other top federal officials a pay raise. Congressman Edward Mezvinskv of lowas First district said Monday. As congress reconvened tor a “lame duck” session. Me/vinsky promised to work "to insure that this ill-advised proposal s slim thane's are completely and promptly Aminated. ” The pay raise proposal surfaced just after the Nov 5 election when it was learned that congressional committee's and ( iv ll Service Commission officials were drafting three pro|>ositions. One would raise congressional salaries to $5H 400 a year from the current M2 566 in three stej>s over a two-year "period. Mezvinskv said his office has been swamped with letters, telegrams and telephone tails protesting the pay raise proposal. Mezvinsky Predicts Chances Dim for Congressional Raise IOW A CITY - Gordon B Streyer, director of public information and university relations at the Cniversity of Iowa since 19H4, will become director of health center information and communication beginning Jan I The change iii a|>pointment was approved by the state board of regents. In Ins new assignment, Strayer will be responsible lor coordinating jiresent information efforts and developing a broadened communications program for the I of I health science colleges. teaching hospitals and health service units The program is made jmissi-ble through a gift of $2fM).OOO contributed to The Cniversity of Iowa Foundation for that purjiosc by Roy .I Carver, Muscatine, chairman of the board of Bandog, Inc. Don McQuillen, associate director of public information since I HHH, will become acting director of that office effective Jan I McQuillen. a 1955 graduate of the C of I school of journalism, joined the public information staff in IHM as managing editor of the I Diversity News Service, and prior to that was a reporter with I hi1 Iowa City Press-) bize n A graduate of the Cniversity of Northern Iowa at Cedar Falls. Strayer earned an MA degree in journalism at the Cniversity of Iowa in 1951 He was ap|)ointed news editor in 195(1 for the I of I Information Service, and subsequently served as editor, executive editor. assistant director and acting director of the office of university relations before appointment to his present position Nurses File First Complaint with PER CLARINDA (AP) - A complaint has been filed by a group of registered nurses accusing the Clarinda municipal hospital of failure to bargain in good faith over a labor contract. Mrs. Beverly Cox, champer* son of the 25-member Clarinda Municipal Hospital Registered Nurses Assn., said the complaint is believed to be the first filed with the newly-formed Iowa Public Employe Relations (PER) board Hospital Admmstrator Edward Butler said hospital lawyers have filed paj>ers denying the nurses’ allegations. He said the 1974 legislation setting up the PER board does not require public* employers to negotiate with labor groups until after July I. 1975. Mrs Cox said labor negotiations with the hospital broke down Oct. 2 when the nurses* group turned down a "take-it-or-leave-it” offer File Charges for Stop Sign Removal INDEPENDENCE - The Buchanan county sheriff ‘s officials apprehended and filed charges against th n't' subjects, names not released , who were reportedly involved with removing stop signs from jiosts at two gravel mile intersections The incidents oecured about 2 two to three miles south of Indepcndnece at 1:30 am. Sunday. VISIT THI dttjcHt IRION OFFICE npiete Circulation J Want Ad 10th STREET non Office F*bone >8 8430 You May I 398 8234 Order )f Want Ad Smulekpffs , J«w«lry Dept Main Floor    & Finest Quality Birthstone Mother’s Ring To signify family love and unity. with I stone $3 OO for each additional stone Twin braided IO karat yellow or white gold bands signify husband and wife — joined together with a synthetic birthstone of the month for coch child in the family. Mother will wear it with pride . . . and cherish it forever. Order Your Mother’s Ring for Christmas. Use Our Layaway Plan Now. Open Tonight til 9 ESTHERVILLE (AP)—- A radio station here in which Gov. Robert Ray is a partner was destroyed by lire Saturday, but could br* restored to partial operation later this week, according to the station manager. Gov. Ray is 75 percent owner of station KIER, said Manager Barry Huntsinger, and tin1 balance is owned by Estherville attorney Dan Sanderson The governor was notified of the fire while he attended a governors’ conference in I-tah Saturday. Huntsinger said the building will bi' rebuilt and equipment lost in the fin* will be replaced. He said it took flames only 21) minutes to consume the seven-year-old frame building and ((intents The loss was estimated at $811,000 Authorities believe the fire began near a teletype printer Announcer Mike Dudding, 20. Buffalo Center, was on duty at the tihic but was abb* to escape the flames after telling listeners. “The station is on fire.” Mrs Eleanor (luge. 54 who was listening to the station at the time, said at first she wasn’t going to call firemen, believing everyone would pick up their phones and call Although she had second thoughts on the matter and alerted firemen, they were unable to save the building. Huntsinger said it took Estherville fire fighters 21) minutes to arrive at the station. which is outside of town in a rural area He added the fire department does not sound its siren in such cases tint calls fire fighters by telephone He said he hopes to restore EM transmissions later this week but it will be "some time” before the AM station can go back on I he air. Facial Injuries BIRR OAK - Wallace Bakke, 20, Mabel, Minn , received face and head injuries Saturday when his car went off a new stretch of highway 52 one mile north of Burr Oak and smashed into an embankment. He was in satisfactory condition Monday at Lutheran hospital, Lacrosse Iowa Southern Starts Work on Generating Plant CKNTERVILI.K (AP) —Iowa Southern Utilities Co. of Centerville announced Monday it will build a large coal-fired generating station on a site six miles northwest of Ottumwa. Company officials said preliminary engineering work on the project will start immediately and construction will start in early 197H. The station, which is ox-pected to cost between $250 million and $5(Hi million, is expected to begin eommerical operation in 1981 Company officials said the station initially will be able to generate in excess of 700,000 kilowatts of elecrtriclty. although its exact capacity has not been determined Iowa Southern will own IK torrent of the station and will share ownership with three other Iowa investor owned utilities, and possibly a fourth Present plans call for Iowa Public Service Co. of Sioux City to own 18 5 percent, Iowa Power and Light Co. of Des Moines 15 percent and Iowa* Illinois Gas and Electric Co. of Davenjmrt 18.5 percent. Winneshiek Teenagers Injured in Accident DECORAH - Failure to have control of his car was charged early Sunday against. Daryl MV Landsgard, 19, of St. Olaf, driver of a car which went off a gravel road four miles north of Frankville. Winneshiek sheriff's officers said Landsgard’s car missed a curve, went into the left ditch, back across the road into the right ditch and rolled over. The car was demolished. Landsgard and a passenger, Vickc S< blee, 17. of Postville, received treatment for cuts and bruises at Winneshiek County Memorial hospital. Waterloo Man Charged With Drunk Driving INDEPENDENCE -George William Orth, 40, Waterloo, was charged with drunk driving after a one-car accident two miles west of Independence on highway 20 Saturday night about 7 p m He was taken to People’s Memorial hospital here and later transferred to a Waterloo hospital. His car was a total loss Tuomi To Speak At Upper Iowa FAYETTE — Upper Iowa college will host a convocation Thursday with Karlo R. Tuomi sjx'aking on "The Spy Who ( hanged His Mind”. Tuomi is the only Soviet* American ex-secret double agent appearing in public in the United States and Canada. A U.S. citizen. Tuomi lived in the Soviet Union 25 years and is a Soviet college graduate. Tuomi's lecture will be held in Colgrove-Walker auditorium on the campus of Upper Iowa at IO a rn Youth Admits Causing Blaze at Sale Barn OSSIAN — A juvenile’s admission that he was playing with matches has solved the cause of a Saturday blaze which leveled the old Ossian sales barn. The facility had been used recently as a distribution point for the Winneshiek county National Farmers Organization Flames could be seen for miles around Ossian Saturday as the aged wooden buildings burned An office area was saved by firemen. RECEIVE INTEREST PLUS COMPLIMENTARY Holiday Candles Join Perpetual Savings’ 1975 Christmas Club Save $ I or more, .every week, for 50 weeks Next November, receive a check for $50, $100, $250 or more, depending upon the Club account you choose. Your own Christmas Club coupon book will remind you to save regularly, tell which payment is due. Next Christmas, gift-buying will be more fun than ever . . . AND BILL-PAYING TIME A PLEASURE. We ll add interest at our passbook rate of 5'A% daily interest. . . . enough, perhaps, to buy an extra gift for someone special. Open your Christmas Club account now and take home a pair of I 2 inch, Bayberry scented, holiday candles with our compliments They’ll add a touch of beauty and warmth to your holiday table setting. PERPETUAL SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA 52407 DOWNTOWN OFFICE: I IO Second Ave., S.E.-Tel. 366-1851 LINDALE PLAZA OFFICE L.ndale Plaza Shopping Center-Tel. 393-7700 IOWA CITY OFFICE. I 32 E. Wa»h,ngton-Tel. 338-9751 ;

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