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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - December 4, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                The C'tdtr Rapid. Cuelte: Wed., December 4, 1974 Council Approves Tavern Films; Mayor Votes 'No1 Mayor Don Caniwy cast t other councilmen by surprise lone "no" vote Wednesd; against a proposed ordinance regulate entertainment in ta erns. Canney, who said he vote against the ordinance becaus he believes it would result hard-core pornographic films local bars, said, "The day of th sick liberal is over." The ordinance does not mak any distinctions regart ing jthe content of films show in eslablistaients with liquo licenses, It does outline wh. building safety and fire preven lion measures must be presen if films are lo be shown, and requires -a special permit purchased for Others Surprised The mayor's vote caugh Arrest Made In Stabbing During'Patty 'Jeffrey L. McMurrin, 22, -o 209 Park court SE, was charge Tuesday with assault with inten to do great bodily injury in con ne'ction with a stabbing earl Monday of a 22-year-old man a a party. McMurrin turned himself in t police Tuesday afternoon. H called authorities and told them to pick him up at Twelfth-eve nue.and1 Third street SE. Police i arrested McMurrin fo allegedly stabbing Mark Beltz 622 Westwood .drive NW, in thf lower abdomen while at a part; at the home of Cheryl Loeffler 22, of 135 Twentieth avenue SW. Good Condition Beltz was initially admitted to the intensive care -unit at St. Luke's hospital in serious condi- tion following the incident. He was reported in good condition Wednesday. Police said Beltz was playing cards when he noticed another man at the party bothering 'some-girls.1 Stabbed in Hall Eeltz reportedly told the per- son to leave them.alone. The two -argued, and then went out into the hallway where Bellz was stabbed, witnesses said. The suspect, McMurrin, left immediately after the stabbing, which happened at a.m. Monday. Chamber Warns About Holiday "Gyp Schemes" The business consumers bureau of the Chamber of Com- merce has issued a warning on so-called "gyp artists" that seem to flourish during the holi- day shopping season. John Stock, chairman of the bureau, said there are several schemes that crop up each year. He mentioned the following: Unordered merchandise, often sent in the name of an unknown charity or as an outrighl com- mercial.venlure. Telephone or house-to-house appeals from an unknown chari- table organization for funds, clothing, food or fuel. Attempts to collect for a C.O.D. package for a neighbor the deliverer claims is not at home. So-called bargain offers in magazines for cosmetics falsely sold under an established brand name or advertised as a brand name with a different label. Stock also advised lhat deli- very time for gifts ordered from magazines generally is at least four weeks. "Keeping this in mind will prevent disappoint- he commented. "Christmas he noted, "should be made in the same manner as ordinary pur- chases: Buy from established and reliable firms, examine the purchases, understand the war- ranty and exchange provisions and beware of bargains that seem too good lo be true." F and S at 1 St and St Is Coming! WAIT FOR At Tuesday's informal meeting when the ordinance was dig cussed, Canney questioned! the fee but did not mention his reservations about what type ol films might be shown. After the vote, he said he fell it necessary to vote against per- mitting any films, since the state legislature has "pre-empt- ed" the right of cities to regu- late pornoraphy and it is ap- jarently not possible for the city ;o permit old-time movies, car- oons or sports films withoul also permitting pornographic films.' Public Improvements Com- missioner Richard Phillips said le.voted for the ordinance be- cause he thought it was the only vay the council could have any control over what was shown in averns. 'Some Control' "It was my understanding hey could show films, anyway, and this ordinance at least gives is some control over 'hillips said. "If that under- ;tanding isn't correct, I would not vote for the 'Ordinance. I hink my record shows how I eel about pornography." Finance Commissioner Hal Schaefer said he, too, felt regu- ating the type of films shown vas not within the council's lowers, and voted for the ordi ance because it provides somi 'egulation. The ordinance is designed t< eplace an existing ordinance rohibiting any films in taverns r bars. The new one was draft d after requests by severa ocal business men who said ley want to show inoffensive 1ms. The ordinance will become w if passed on two more read- gs and published. Asked if he anned to veto the ordinance, anney said, "Not unless I have e prevent an over- de of the veto) and! I don't iem to have the votes now." reakins Reported At Central City Two 'breakins at Central City uesday night have been report- d to the Linn sheriff's office. Merchandise valued' at about 28 was stolen in a breakin at nidcr's grocery between mid- ght and a.m. Included in c loot were 185 cartons of garets and some meat and eer. The DX service station was roken into, but first reports in- caled nothing was stolen. Health Unit Asks Delay On Reviews The Hoover Health Counc has called for a moratorium o submission of projects by heal care providers for project r view by the council. The action by the council su; ports a call for a moratoriui issued by the Iowa Health Fac ities Construction Review Con mittee. The committee requested th applications. for project revie be held in abeyance until afte the completion of the state com prehensive health plan. May 1 Deadline The Hoover Health Council is charged with completing area-wide health plan by May according to Stephen B. Rybolt executive director. "We are channeling all aval able effort of staff and board t he development and completioi of our area-wide plan by Maj he said. "The cooperation we seek wi enable us to concentrate greater portion of resources or ilan development." Project review drains profes sional and technical skill from he plan development, he said. Pending Projects Health projects are normallj submitted by hospitals, nursini i o m e s community healti centers, and other providers o lealth care to the health counci for review and comment. Mrs. Jane Shipton, Iowa City, and Paul Albright, Monticello are co-chairrnen of the council's project review committee. Projects which have already been submitted for review wil not 'be held up by the moratori um, according to -health counci personnel. Currently, two projects are being reviewed by the council the expansion plans for Univer sity hospitals, Iowa City, am the Mercy hospital family prac- tice center project in Cedai Rapids. The Hoover Health Council serves the counties of Benton, Cedar, Delaware, Iowa, John- son, Jones, Linn, and Washing- ion. Man Fined on Possession of LSD Perry Lindeman, 527 -Six- eenlh street NE, pled guilty Monday in magistrate's court to charge of possession of con- rolled substance and was. fined 1100 and given a five-day jail icntence with credit given for ime served. He. was charged with posses- ion of LSD or acid Sept. 28. Coe To Note Stock To Head Consumer Unit Founders' Day Thursday Night Coe college students will cele- brate Founders' day and the 123rd anniversary of Coe at a dinner in the cafeteria Thursda1 night. Highlight of the dinner will be a special sponge cake dosser and three-tiered birthday caki made by the Coronet Food Ser vice on campus. The recipe for the sponge cake' was provided by the fami ly of the late Charles T. Hickok professor emeritus of politica and social science at Coe, and the man for whom Hickok hal on the campus is named. The birthday cake will be cul by Mrs. Carl C. Kesler and Coe President Leo L. Nussbaum at the student dinner that eve- ning. Decorations are being pro- vided by the student activities committee, headed by Mike Judge. Music for the celebration will je provided by, a jazz combo 'rom the Coe music department ed by Dennis Redmond, son of Dr. and Mrs. James H. Red- mond, 362 Garden drive SE. There will also be a display of 'oe memorabilia from early years, and especially pertaining o Dr. Hickok. Dr. Hickok Was a member of the Coe faculty from 905 until 1940. Coe was founded in 1851 by he Rev. Williston Jones for I'oung men preparing for the ministry. On Dec. 5, 1853, a New York deacon named Daniel Coe gave to establish a "per- manent institution of learning" n Cedar Rapids which became  udget for presentation to the council Thursday. The emphasis of the commit- ee's.work is OR neighborhood- particularly re- ;arding housing. The major u d g c t outlays 'are over for use in each the Oak Ml. and Riverside areas, and about for the Time !heck area in the northwest luadrant. Program Changed :or Demo Dinner committee were Harold Armstrong, William Fluegel, Charles Seda and Jack Talbot. Richard1 Thoennes was also elected to the committee. All were elected to three-year terms. The business consumers bureau Investigates complaints on business ethics and .prac- tices, products and services. It also alerts the community to fraudulent practices and ques- tionable business promotions. Vinton Man Stabbed at Central City Russell D. Craddock, 43, Vin- ton, was in good condition'at St. Luke's hospital Wednesday with puncture wounds suffered Tues- day night at Central City. Linn deputies reported the wounds were inflicted .at the Lorraine Harmon residence. They said he told them he. was wounded while cutting wood. Linn deputy sheriffs reported Mrs. Harmon told them she stabbed Craddock after a deputy pointed out to Ihere was a wound not only on the arm, but also on his stomach. She reportedly told the depu- ties that the stabbing occurred while they were fighting after she told him to leave her resi- dence. Craddock reported'y said ii: wanted no charges to be filed. Hong Kong Returns Mainland Chinese HONG KONG (AP) Five young mainland Chinese were returned to China Saturday In a new program by the govern- ment of Hong Kong to round up the "freedom swimmers" and other illegal immigrants. Hong Kong has not returned refugees since 1962, when were .sent back across the border by rail and trucks in .a single month. The government of this Brit- ish colony is apparently again trying to stem the influx of refu- gees into the already badly overcrowded city of four and a- half million. Mother, 3 Children Dlt In Snowbound Car BEAVER FALLS, Pa. (UPI) -A 'mother and her three chil- dren were found dead Monday In the charred wreckage of Iheir car stranded In deep snow on state highway 251. The victims were Sharon Cook, 24, of Beaver Falls; Carl, jr., 6; Fred, 4, and Silvia, 2. State police said it was not known how the car caught fire. It did not leave the highway. The accident occurred Sunday night or early Monday during the height of a severe snow- storm, police said. Drive Safely 20 YEARS AGO The pres- !ent of the United Steelworkers nion predicted thai the' CIO nd AFL would merge within a Dr. Sign! Falk of Cedar Rapids, Second district coor- dinator of Common Cause, will :ddress a Linn County Demo- ratic Women's club Christmas- 'ictory-recognition dinner at 7 '.m. Thursday at the Elks club. Dr: Falk will' discuss her re- ent trip to Africa, substituting fcr State Rep. Mary O'Halloran fD-Ceda- who had to! cancel due lo a schedule mixup. Dinner reservations should be called to 363-4967. V Mail Embargo to France Is Lifted Cedar Rapids Postmsaster Charles Seda announced Wednesday that the embargo on mail to France has been lifted. The embargo has been in effect since Oct. 29. Seda said letters previously returned due to the embargo may be remailed to France with no additional postage by mark- ing out the "service temporarily suspended" endorsement on the envelopes. the Qristmas spirit... ...the special joy of sending Christmas cards. Hallmark, when you care enough to send the very best. The "Guru" by Dexter... natural comfort for the natural man. Choice of sand suede or brown leather. 25.95 II he's bought shoes her before, chances are we lave his size on file. The Guru" a great gift. ARMSTRONG MEN'S SHOES STREET FLOOR quality is economy ALL SALE ITEMS SUBJECT TO PRIOR SALE THIS IS IT! MANDATORY NEAR THE END OF OUR SALE REG. 459.95 QUEENSIZE SLEEPER 'FOAM MATTRESS 24388 MANY MANY OTHER ITEMS TO CHOOSE FROM ALL AT ROCK BOTTOM SALE PRICES STORE HOURS 10 AM TILL 9PM PURCHASES MUST BE MOVED BY DEC. FINALS DAYS TO DISPOSE OF OUR REMAINING WAREHOUSE STOCK BRING YOUR TRUCK! BRING YOUR TRAILER! STOCKS MUST BE SOLD STORE HOURS 10 AM TILL 9PM DON'T LET A THING KEEP YOU AWAY BUY ON CREDIT CASH MASTER CHARGE REG. 199.95 RECLINERS OR FABRIC REG. 668.95 BEDROOM SUITE 33888 PLUS MATTRESS I SPRINGS FREE ALL LAMPS TABLE PICTURES PRICE SELLING DIRECT TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC TODAY THRU SATURDAY FINAL PRICES LIVING AND ENDS WHILE LAST REG. 299.95 469.95 1QQ88 3 PC. BEDROOM 109.95 0088 SQUARE COMMODE 1 SOFA t CHAIR 1119 C1Q88 1 IOVESEATI CHAIR 1 O 1 REG. 279. 95 1 OQ88 1 HERCULONSOFA 1 588.95 OQQ88 4 PC BEDROOM AO9 REG. C0088 4 PC. BEDROOM 99.95 QA88 CLUB CHAIR O9 209.95 QQ88 CLUB CHAIR OO 1 REG. 549.95 SOFA 9AQ88 1 i CHAIR, Spanish >MQ88 4 PC. BEDROOM 209.95 QQ88 SWIVEL ROCKER 90 I REG.439.9S Q1Q88 1 LIVING SOFA 589.95 9CQ88 4 PC. BEDROOM 299.95 088 7 PC. DINETTE SET I HO REG. 469.95 SOFA t 1 QQ88 1 CHAIR, Crushed Velvet 469.95 OQQ88 4 PC. BEDROOM 219.95 -J AO88 7 PC. DINETTE SET 1 UO 1 REG. 549.95 OAQSO 1 SOFA (CHAIRS SOLD 1 549.95 07Q88 4 PC. BEDROOM SOLD 189.95 WALNUT 4O88 DINING ROOM TABLE 10 COME PREPARED TO BUY, TIME IS RUNNING SHORT. FURNITURE AT SALVAGE PRICES. ORDERED SOLD REGARDLESS OF COST LOSSES PRICED FOR DISPOSAL BOOKCASES WALNUT REG. 39.95 1888 HURRY FOR THIS DOOR BUSTER BEAN BAGS REG. 47.95 22" PRICED TO SELL OUT BOSTON ROCKERS REG. 59.95 24" PRICED FOR DISPOSAL CHAIN LAMPS 8" HURRY FOR THIS DOOR BUSTER MATTRESS BOX SPRINGS REG. 199.95 99" PRICED TO SELL OUT HASSOCKS 8" PRICED FOR DISPOSAL WALL PICTURES PRICED TO CLEAR 3 PC. DINETTE RtO. 99.93 MANY MANY OTHER ITEMS TO CHOOSE FROM ALL AT ROCK BOTTOM SALE PRICES REG. 99.95 6YR.CRIB WITH MATTRESS 48' 366-3860 loAnn's Home Decor 4398 Mt. Vernon Rd. SE ALL SALE ITEMS SUBJECT TO PRIOR SALE 366-3860   

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