Cedar Rapids Gazette, December 11, 1974, Page 10

Cedar Rapids Gazette

December 11, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - December 11, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Analysis of School Report Most Coal Miners Back at Work Two Breakins Bond Vote Is Given The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Wed., December JI, 1974 5A (Continued from Page I.) ing the yes percentage portunities because of disparity! Jot!ns°S’ Arthur’ Wilson Roose-• ......... y    velt, Harrison, Kenwood, and 'Hiawatha city hail. (Quadrant Tally I The favorable vote given the measure at precinct 18, in plant facilities. Three Elections CHARLESTON, W.Va. (API-Most of the coal miners who had been honoring the picket lines of striking mine construc-were tion workers began returning to work this morning after the pickets withdrew, reported. employed as construction workers could be back on their workers by firms belonging to jobs by next Monday, the Assn. of Bituminous Con-1 Arnold Miller, the UMW pres-tractors.    ident,    sent    a    telegram    Tuesday The union’s 120,000 miner members last week approved a afternoon to local unions throughout the coalfields urging mine officinlsjnew contract with the Bi-lthem to take down the picket tuminous Coal Operators Assn.-lines An estimated 28,000 soft coaljafter being off their jobs since! So far few of the more than miners had been kept from re-[their old contract expired on 25,000 workers laid off in the , turning to work on Monday be- Nov. 6. But a separate agree-coal-dependent steel and communities has shown three    V    k'J1*11',1    lo’ ^ [cause of picketing by the United rn e n t for the construction1 railroad industries during the more elections may be required    ’    (,<    in('(    l)t r. Mine Workers’ 4.500 members workers was not reached until nearly four-week strike have re- tO pass a bond issue.    I    P    percen    —    Timsrljiv    mnrninu    turned    tn    work    A    snokosr Currie said recent experience in Cedar Rapids and in other pass a bond issue. Board President Ronald Moore suggested the slight decline in favorable percentage was probably due to economic problems. “People are employed and prosperous in Cedar Rapids but they are reading about the rest of the country being in economic difficulty. It’s bound to have a psychological effect and create a cautious mood on the part of the people,” he said. at the last referendum.    w ii* i On a quadrant basis, the Youth Injured southeast side was the only sec- ■ D L i* L. tion of the city to carry the In DUS MlSn3p| measure, with 63 percent of its|C"I Kl voters in favor of the measure. ill© INO v^n3rCJ0S The northeast side gave the! Tuesday morning.    turned to work. A spokesman The union’s 38-member bar- for the Norfolk & Western Rail-gaining council was scheduled,way, the nation’s largest coal to meet in Washington Wed- hauler, said none of its 1,276 nesday to decide whether tile ac- workers laid off during the cord should be submitted to the walkout had been recalled to workers or sent back to the bar- their jobs gave the! Kenneth J, Hodges, 12, of 5600 gaining table. A UMW spokes [measure 58 percent approval, ig avenue NW, was in good man said that with the northwest side 50 percent [condition at St. Luke’s hospital w e e k e n d , the approval, and the southwest Wednesday with a skull fracture At Lamont LAMONT — Two breakins were reported occurring here sometime Tuesday night, but little was found missing. The Buchanan county sheriff's department said breakins were reported at the Lamont Attendance center of Starmont community schools and the Lamont elevator. Vandalism occured in both buildings, but thieves were ap-p a r e n 11 y only looking for money, according to troopers. $1.09 was listed as missing from the elevator. Drive Safely Coe JV Debate Team Is Second A Coe college junior varsity debate team took second place in the overall sweepstakes at the Iowa State Desparado Debate Tournament last weekend. The tournament at Ames included 66 teams from IO states. The team of John Dahlsten, Burlington, and Keith English, New Boston, Texas, took second place and lost a 3-2 decision to Bradley university in the finals. Dahlsten also won a trophy for being the seventh speaker in the junior division. The junior varsity debate team of Steve Schneider, Ames, and Bruce Howard, Highland Park, IHI., won a trophy as they reached the octa-final rounds, losing to the University of Iowa. The varsity debate team of Mike Montgomery, Charles City, and Judy Eloy, Osage, also reached the octa-finals and won a trophy, losing to Emporia State college. ‘Briscoe Ailing AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Gov. Dolph Briscoe is recuperating at his executive mansion after a “very serious” bout with a kidney ailment, his doctors say. and the side only 47 percent approval. The most favorable percentage occurred in precinct 40, a vote this construction The planning committee no way of knowing” that parents of school children would not support the measure. Another Try “The school board should take its time in reviewing the situation,” Moore said in response to a question of the advisability of a third try. “The remodeling is certainly something that needs to be done. I’m sure that sooner or Inmate Recaptured After Escape Tuesday ANAMOSA — An inmate at the Iowa men’s reformatory escaped Tuesday when he jumped suffered Tuesday when he fell off the bumper of a school bus and rolled beneath it. had |Scluaw Creek> where 81 Per<*nt The driver of the school bus, of the voters favored the mea- carolyn McPhail, 28, Alburnett, sure. Even that was down from Uqij police she was unloading 87 percent last time, however. passengers at Taft junior high off a state truck in downtown ll Approve    school at 6 p.m. Tuesday.    Anamosa. The least favorable vote was;,hSe(ver:'1 ^c”iS jfPSS 0"!„Authori‘'ef “?y Ja>™' in precinct 39. Palo, where only:    front of the bus. blit then got 2!, escaped while he and a nine percent of those voting!0®’ she sald' As she slarted 10 SrouP of oll*r mmates wcre re‘ voted yes. Killian's drive away, she looked in the turning from an assignment on rear view mirror to check for the prison farm. In all, only ll precincts gave students along the side of the! Jayne hid in Anamosa until the measure 60 percent or more bu9    dark th(,n hitd)hikt.d Mon. approval.    When    Miss    McPhail looked I ticello where he was spotted by | later the communitv will eivp u«?l They were Monroe’ Erskine, ahead, she noticed Hodges try-a deputy sheriff and taken in the mom»v^(wto u    .Grant Wood, Johnson, Franklin, ing to get off the front of the,custody . I Washington, Hoover, Kennedy, bus. She said she immediately    ----- h- .    ; , ^c(?ar ^aPK*s Pierce, and Hiawatha.    stopped. Police said the bus was    IO YEARS AGO — An econom- has placed a high priority on cd-; About 20.8 percent of the traveling about one mile per ic official accused both former ucation, and I think the elector-ifi2 339 eligible voters cast ballots hour when Hodges was hurt. Premier Khrushchev and his a e will do it again in the future,Ijn the election, which is expect- No charges were filed in the successors of economic wishful but circumstances mil have to ed t0 cost about J7>000    .accident.    thinking, be different — either the econ-  —  _ omy, the bond issue, or the!    ~~~~ campaign effort.” Moore said he will recommend the board “make a number of efforts to go to the citizens to find out what their opinions and advice are.” No Other Means Norman Lipsky, board member, did not rule out a third try at passing the bond issue. “The problem we face with the remodeling is there is no apparent substitute means by which we can finance a project of this size,” he said. The district could either abandon the project entirely, or try it again, he said. “Well have to look at it again,” Lipsky said of the remodeling. “We’ll have to see what changes might be possible in the plans.” He commended the volunteers who helped get voters to the! {Kills. “It’s inspiring to see the amount of effort and work put; in by these people in an attempt to secure a successful vote,”! said Lipsky. Vote Analysis The efforts cf the volunteers may have succeeded in bringing out some no voters. Although the number of people voting in the precincts increased. the percentage of people favoring the measure increased in only nine precincts, stayed the same at precinct 30. Coe college, and declined in the remaining 30 precincts The largest percentage increase in favorable votes was, recorded in precinct 41, Robins city hall, where voters gave the measure 55 percent approval, compared to 42 percent last spring. Voters at Lincoln school, precinct 21, also increased their favorable percentage to 39 percent, up from 31 percent last spring. Other precincts increas- Woman Charged with Using a Stolen Check Linda Lewis, 22. of 1010 Fifth avenue SE. was charged Monday with uttering a forged instrument after she allegedly, purchased a television set with a check taken from a tavern patron A checkbook owned by Nora-lyn Condit, 1800 Forty-second street NE. was taken Friday from her purse at the Sip-N-Stir tavern. 1119 First avenue SE. Miss Lewis allegedly bought a televison set for $175 from Bill Johnson, 3123 Pebble drive SW. and wrote one of Miss Condit's checks to pay for it. Police said the investigation into the theft of the checkbook is continuing. Clearance! Womens Lined Boots Styled by Revelation 18.90 Regularly 30.00 and 32.00 Dress up in warmth with fashionable boots! Choice of black, brown or grey suede; Black or brown leather. Narrow-medium widths. Downtown Third Floor Only ■Mi Killians YMCA To Sponsor Ski Trip Jan. 17 Reservations can be made starting this week for a ski trip Jan. 17 under the sponsorship of the Central YMCA. Participation will be open both to Y members and non members from junior high age up. A chartered bus will leave the Central Y at 7:30 a m. for tile trip to Chestnut Mountain lodge near Galena, 111. The bus will return by 6:30 p.m. The $20 fee will cover transportation, lunch, rental of skis, boots and poles, ski lift ticket and a one-hour jpoup skiing lesson. for Christmas giving . . . Men s Slippers by Sundowners 5.00 A. Espadrille style in an elegant, rich and velvety velour in navy or copper. Also: tan leather look at 6.00, B. Classic scuff of plush velour upper/insole. Navy/tan tone. C»dor Rapid*! Downtown Third Floor and Lindale Plaza Iowa City: Moll Shopping Conter on Six at Sycamore Ob what is a KILLIAN BONUS? A WEEKLY SIRIIS OF SINSA-TIONAL* VALUES PLANNED IM COOPERATION WITH ONLY THE ■ EST OF MANUFACTURERS. EACH IONUS ITEM MEETS OUR RIGID STANDARDS OF QUALITY ANO WILL IE SOLD AT LOW •ONUS PRICES ONLY WHILE SPECIAL QUANTITIES LAST. a handsome selection at a savings Men’s Dress Shirt Assortment 4.99 REGULARLY 5.99 AND 6.99 Easy care polyester and cotton dress shirts are a must for any man in your life. Fine gift giving at a savings. Choose from an assortment of solid colors or fancy prints. Long sleeve shirts available in 14Vi to 17. Cedar Rapid*: Aisle Bar, Downtown Street Floor Downstair* Budget Store and Lindale Budget shop ;

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