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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - November 19, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                8 The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Tues., Nov. '.9. 1971 Residents Raise Funds for Ambulance Gazette Pholo by Larry Tan Firemen Battle Blaze in Silo Marion firemen spray water on the remnants of a large silo on the Weaver WHwer farm four miles north of the city near the Tenth street road. The silo was toppled Monday noon after firemen were unable to extinguish a series of small blazes burning in the contents. The fires apparently ignit- ed several weeks ago by spontaneous combustion, firemen said. Several thousand gallons of water were poured into the silo. Last Saturday, sparks from the silo set a large barn adjacent to it on fire, causing minor roof damage. The silo burst apart as it hit the ground Monday and firemen kept the blaze which erupted under control. Trucks from both the Marion and Alburnett fire departments were on the scene. Family Spat Stirs Still-Vital GOP By Arnold B. Sawislak WASHINGTON (DPI) Anyone who thinks the ar- gument between the Republican left and right that started after the 1974 elections is just a family spat at the funeral ought to take another look at the corpse. 'Taint dead. What happened to the Republican party Nov. 5 did not require the services of an undertaker. While the loss of 40-plus house seats may have justified calling the Democra- tic victory a landslide, the Republicans came out of the elections with fewer losses in tlie senate and slatehouses than many independent ob- servers (and many Repub- licans) expected. Johnson Board To Seek Pact For New Offices IOWA CITY The Johnson county board of supervisors Monday unanimously voted to attempt to reach an agree- ment with federal authorities, which would allow moving of major county offices into the federal building here. The supervisors wish to move county zoning offices, the engineering department and the supervisors' offices from their present location at the courthouse, across the street into the new federal building. Communications with fed- eral authorities have suggest- ed a rental price of per square foot, which would allow the county some square feet of office space for an annual rental in excess of The supervisors have been seeking additional office space for over a year-and-a-half. If the move to the federal build- ing is allowed, the county probate office would move into offices presently occupied at the courthouse by the motor vehicle department. The motor vehicle depart- ment, in turn, would take over space prcsenlly occupied by the county assessor's office and probate departments. By winning some new gover- norships, especially Ohio, and by holding slatehouses and senate seats where they were said lo he in deep trouble Michigan, Kansas, New York, for three the GOP showed il remains a vital force in American politics. But overriding (he mid-term election results is the fact that Ihe Republican parly holds the presidency. In lerms of sur- vival, occupancy of the White House can he the factor that wipes out all the billcr losses of 1974 and provides the oppor- tunity to rebuild toward victory in 1976. The key is Gerald Ford's conduct of Ihe presidency, and that is what Republican con- servatives, and liberals have been arguing about since the dawn of Nov. (i. Despite a congressional record that placed him lo the right of center in the GOP, Ford has nol positioned him- self firmly in cither ideological camp as President, and now both sides are inlerpreling the elcclion returns in a way thai they hope will give him a shove in their direction. Extended Appeal The liberal (self-described Republican Ripon Society issued an analysis of the election returns thai concluded Ihe GOP "will conlinue lo shrivel if ils members insist upon nominal- ing candidates whose appeal does not extend beyond the hard-core rank and file" of the parly. "It has long been manifest that Republicans have to nominate moderates or progressives if they want to win stalewide office in the more populous states." a Kipon statement said. As backup for its conclusion, the group said of Ihe 70 members of Ihe archcorihcrva- tive Republican house 'Steer- ing Committee' lost Nov. 5, while "only one of the members of the moderate Republican 'Wednesday Group' failed in re-election bids." Ripon adds: "To blame the large losses of the GOP on Watergate alone obscures the fact that the victims of Water- gate tended to be those Congressmen who made no ef- fort to broaden the base of their constituency." Conservative Themes The conservative response to the election is In deny that it was a liberal victory. Patrick Buchanan, former speech- writer in the Nixon While House and a staunch conserva- Tracy Marie Droz Dies; Services Thursday WELLMAN Tracy Marie DriK, 74, died Monday at the Jefferson county hospital in Fairfield. Born May 2, 1900 in Tindall, Mo., she married Victor Droz in Trenton, Mo. on Dec. 9, 1921. She lived in Cedar Rapids until I960 when, she and her husband moved to Fairfield and then to Wellman where Mrs. Droz resided for the last six years. She was a member of the Calvary Baptist chruch in Cedar Rapids and the Well- man Embroidery club. She is survived by one son, Dr. Jack Drox, Wellman; two grandchildren; and two sis- ters, Nattie Swan, Kansas Cit- y, Kan., and Sadie Barrett, Calif. "Services are Thursday at at Powell's in Wellman with burial in the Fairfield Kv- crgreen cemetery. Visitation after 7 Tuesday. live, wrote that siicc'essful Democrats like Sen. McGovern and Gary Hart campaigned in on conservative themes and that "the national trend remains to the right." To Buchanan, the election Ford and other Republican leaders ought to be looking at is 1975, when he said the GOP gave voters "clear and com- pelling reasons" for support- ing it. And, he says, if the Republican party is "ever to forge a new coalition" of Americans opposed to liberal policies and programs "it must rtOt aside the politics of 'con- ciliation, compromise, coop- eration and consensus'." Ripon and Buchanan were making public statements. But the ear they were trying to catch was in the White House. Hirohito's New Book Appears TOKYO (AP) Emperor Hirohito's Ilydroxoa is not a Japanese opera. It's a book about marine life. The Imperial Household Agency announced the emperor, an amateur biologist, has published his fourth book, "The a Low-Class Order of Sea Life Around the Ogasawara The book records nine im- portant discoveries in a study of 2K specimens of a simple form of jelly fish, presented to him by Dr. Minoni Imashima of the Na- tional Science Museum, who collected the specimens in the summer of 1970. Courts Coses Irenrd Monday in magistrate's court were: Speeding John R. Whit- son, 1B95 McGowan boulevard. Harold J. Mengler, lliOO Seventh avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, Douglas L. Wilk- inson, Keith drive NE, Cedar Rapids, Stop sign Loris L. Marston, route 3, .Improper muffler Gary W. Myers, 2060 Sylvia avenue Cedar Rapids, Look to the Stars! Christmas shop the Want Ads. Adv. Board to Meet Linn-Mar board of education will meet Thursday at p.m. in (he administration buil'ding. Ik- Council Meets Marion's council will meet Thursday at p.m. in the council chambers at the city hall. Road Tries Credit Cards For Tolls NEW BRUNSWICK, N. .1. (UP1) Digging for change at lollbuulhs can be a nuisance, but New Jersey turnpike riders may soon have the convenience of shouting "charge it" when they exit. The turnpike, which claims to be the busiest toll road in the country, issued special credit cards to its own employes to test the new system for six months before extending it to the general public. Employes will present the plastic credit cards to toll collectors as they leave the turnpike. The toll taker will process a toll slip similar to a credit sales slip and will give part of the slip to the mo- torist-employe, the spokesman said. A spokesman said the turn- pike is the nation's first toll road to test credit cards. "It's a research project that has all sorts of possibilities for the future if it proves that vehicles can be processed more quickly and according to the turnpike spokesman. "It just staggers the imagination just as long as you can record the transaction and get the bill to the right place." Turnpike employes tradi- tionally are reimbursed for tolls paid when they are com- muting or while performing official business on the turn- pike, but the experiment will permit the turnpike to deter- mine if such a credit card sys- tem would make it possible to keep track of loll charges. The experiment will he con- ducted at toll plazas in New Brunswick, and in nearby Woodbridgc and Edison, N. J. A spokesman for the AAA auto clubs of New Jersey, which represents of the state's motorists, said he would favor any new concept if it helps drivers. "Credit he said. "Why not? We have credit cards everywhere else as long as it doesn't create any tremendous traffic back up." Asks Protection For Bar Patrons BUDAPEST (UPI) .Janas Kobancxi wrote a letter to the Hungarian government news- paper Magyar llirlap demand- ing that bars gel treatment initial In sclioiils. "Schools have guard rails at UK; entrance to slop children running out into the street, hut I know ill leasl three bars where there is no guard rail to prevent drunks staggering nut into (he path of an oncoming he said. The Best Carpet Buys Are At Carpetiand U.S.A. Subaru offers 12 mos. warranty with But there's so ffinca ntors in 74. For details call anytime for a recorded message. 363-8563 The Office of Dr. C. R. Kitchen Optometrist Eyes Examined Glasses Fitted Contact Lenses By appointment only 395-6256 Closed Sun. and Men. Lindale Plaza Mother Dies Haltie We- ber, 95, Sheffield, mother of Fred Weber, 1215 Country Club drive, died Sunday in a Clear Luke nursing home. Services will be held Wednes- day at a.m. In Sheffield, with burial In Sheffield. XI Gallium Sigma ehuplcr of Beta Sigma Phi will meet Tuesday at in the home of Mrs. Dennis Albers, 4508 Sug- ar Pine drive NE, Cedar Rap- ids. Members are asked to lake fanned goods for the Thanksgiving basket. Program will be presented by a weight watchers group. Ray's Jewelry closed lo mark down inventory for slock reduction sale beginning Thursday morning at 10 o'clock. Adv. Card of Thanks We would like to thank all friends and neighbors for their expression of kindness at the lime of the death of our son and brother, Mark, Mr. and Mrs. John Rader, Mike and Mary. Adv. Basement Sale, 2645 25lh Ave. Wed., Thurs. lo 8 Toys. Adv. Retail burcaa of the Marion division Chamber of Com- merce will meet Thursday at a.m. in the Farmers Stale hank community room. Hickory smoked barbcqued ribs, shrimp and chicken served Wednesday's, Stick- nuy's Scoreboard. Adv. Eta lota chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will mcel Tuesday al p.m. in Ihe home of Mrs. David Kroeger, 525 Sixth avenue. Mrs. Richard Sears and Mrs. Paul Anderson have Ihe program, "Verse Mak- First Envoy BERLIN (AP) John Sher- man Cooper, first U. S. am- bassador lo East Germany, will arrive in East Berlin Dec. 3, a U. S. spokesman said Friday. By I'cnmllii Robinson Lay GLADBHOOK The first ambulance given lo Ihe Gladbrook-Lincoln area Ihrce yours ago by (he Eslcl-Perrin funeral home In Marshalltown has been replaced. The two towns purchased new equipment for the first ambulance. They also have raised the money and com- pletely paid for Ihe new one. Jerry Psotka worked with the town councils, volunteers and Chuck King, then mayor, lo get the ambulance service started after the funeral homes discontinued their serv- ices. Delivery Price In this day of inflation and [arm prices it was difficult for Ihe Iwo small towns and surrounding area lo raise the which was Ihe dejiv- ercd price. The price had gone higher since il was ordered on June 7 and today would be even 000 more. II was delivered al Ihe end of Oclober, and was equipped and ready for use on Nov. 7. During agreement open house, a number braved the rain to see the public safely equipmenl on display. Four Patients The new machine has ca- Says Food Conference Shows Farm Priorities DBS MOINES (AP) The World Food Conference, which was held recently in Rome, helped get "understanding on the need for developing na- tions to give priority to agri- Iowa Farm Bureau President J. Merrill Anderson said Monday. Anderson said some achievements of the confer- ence included establishment of a fund to give assistance lo developing nations and cslab- lishmenl of a three-year food aid program lo provide grain and funds for food aid. "The results of the confer- ence will now depend on Ihe willingness of all nations to follow through in implement- ing the recommendations Anderson said. pacity for four ptilionts, two attendants in the front, and two In the back, Including the stretchers. The stationery ox- ygen unit is for two, and there is a rcsuscilalor-inhalator-as- plralor which is portable. Also included is a fire extinguisher' and a cabinet filled with nec- essary supplies. Both the front and back have air Condition- ing. The volunteer workers have had training and will continue lo take (he EMT courses as (hey are available. The vol- unteers arc Orville Brckke, Wendell Cheville, Priscilla Crumley, Paul Eilers, Sandy Landt, Loren Mchaffy, Carroll Parsons, Virginia Parsons, Jerry Poslka, Maxine School, Gene Seda, Mae Sienknechl, Richard Verwers and Gene Walston. Man Accused of Hitting Policeman CORALVILLE Alan Loomls, Coralville, has been charged by Iowa City police with sinking a police officer following an incident at the Veterans' hospital Sunday night. According to police, Loomis enlered Velerans' hosplial seeking medical aid for his German shepherd which had been struck by a car. When refused treatment, Loomis atlempled medical aid on his own. As police arrived and in- formed Loomis the dog was dead, Loomis allegedly slruck Iowa Patrolman Klelus Kealing with his fist. Keaiing was treated at University Hospitals and released. Dentist Fined in Candy Protest MASSET, B. C. (AP) Dr. Robert Orr, a dentist who overturned candy counters in a store lo protest the effects of candy on children's teeth, has been ordered lo pay S12 in damages in return for a condi- tional court discharge. Ho was convicted Thursday night of willful damage to the Dclmos Co-op slore. Mis lawyer says the dentist plans to appeal the conviction. fa m B Great idea (for you from You can open and close your garage door from your car... It's the Best "garage key" ever made: Electric Garage Door Opener! FREE! 30-Day Trial Don't wait 'til winter! Makep an ideal Gift for anyone. any time! You'll Say "What a big difference it makes... it's more than Buy QUALITY and SERVICE Not PRICE ALONE! You save, in the long run. Does your Garage look like this? Free Estimates, Easy Terms "the .Since 1921 Guaranteed Service and Installation FIBERGLASS Doors let in more light! Choose Steel, Wood or Fiberglass Doors! All size Doors now In stock! 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