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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - December 11, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Rain a expected Wednesday night fromVonda northward to western New York Some snow indicated for the upper Mississippi valley while generally fair weather pre- vails elsewhere. r The Weather High temperatures Tuesday, low temner ajures overnight and inches of precipila Atla MM M L.Angeles 53 39 Miami Mln'apolls 6646 44 24 Chicaio 4032 N.orTeins 4320 New York 3631 Dululh Phoenix JIM Honolulu at 13 Seattle si a Houston it 44 .66 Washington 39 27 M Missing. Extended Forecast No pre- cipitation is expected Friday through Sunday with lows in the teens and highs in the mid 20s to lower 30s. C. R. Weather High Tuesday ................45 Low overnight ...............2! Noon Wednesday .............35 2 p.m. Precipitation -41 ..........None Total for December ........0.19 Normal for December..... 1.43 Normal (through Dec.......33.18 Total for 1974 ..............39.40 Barometer, rising .........29.84 Humidity at noon ..........86% Wind direction and velocity at 2 p.m. S at 10 mph. Sun rises Thursday, sun sets, Year Ago Today High 29; Jow, 23; rainfall, none. Traveler's Forecast Thursday Weather, Hi-Lo Bismarck.........Cloudy 25-4 Chicago ........PtCldy 42-32 Cincinnati Clrng 45-35 Cleveland .......Cloudy 44-33 view drive, Marion; James Wood, 160 Brentwood drive NE; Mark Kaune, 516 Four- teenth street SE; Mark Allcr, 1300 Oakland road NE; Thom- as Small, 2911 Sixth street SW; George Durin, 3600 Honey Hill drive SE; Scott Solyntjes, 155 Crestridge drive NW; John Alessio, 222 Glenbrook drive Kelly street Moines .....PtCldy 35-22 .....Cloudy 29-23 .Indianapolis ___Cloudy 39-2f TvTihvaukec .....Cloudy 30-25 Paul ..Cloudy 34-19 .........PtCldy 46-23 St. Louis .......PtCldy 47-32 Falls......PtCldy 35-10 Degree Days Tuesday ..................35 .Total to date Through Dec. 10. 1973 .Percent of normal year .20.2 Total normal year Eighteenth street SE; Yeisley, 4308 Sherman NE; Brice Page, 555 Twenty- first street, Marion; Patricia Hcyer, 132 Twentieth avenue SW; Laura Eicger, Ccciai Rapids; each fined and costs. Jeffrey Carlisle, 917 F avenue NW; fined and costs. James Lem, 145 Brent- wood drive NE; Wallace Heclc 3131 Wood avenue SE; Thomas Eaton, 1941 Eighth av- enue SE: Roger Warden, 1626 Park Towne lane NE; Stephen Cronbaugh, 131 Eastview drive NW; each fined and costs. Traffic signal violation MaryAnn Dirks, 1720 Arizona avenue NE; Jeffrey Eidel, 350 Thirtieth street SE; Gary Long, -oe college; David VanGorp, 1745 Valleyview drive, Marion; John Ralston, 1133 First ave- nue SW; Anna Melchert, 27U5 Southland street SW; Rhca Coonrod, 911 Eighth street SW; Elizabeth Bina, 1119 Eighth street SW; Debra Grommon, 1000 Pawnee drive NW; Kraig Spratt, 1945 Washington avenue SE; Kevin Glaus, 1226 Sixth street SE; each fined and costs. Driver's license violation Cynthia Nordcn. 1316 Eight! street NW; fined (515 and costs. Reporting accident Mi- chael Okkcn, Toddvillc; fined and costs. Improper passing R. N. route two, Marion; fined and costs. Intoxication David Jacoby, 560 Ninth avenue, Marion; Bryce Fisher, 5 Turner alley SE; each fined and costs. Drive without lights _ Gene 13 SHOPPING DAYS 'CHRISTMAS ..G.631 CoraTville Lake Pool level .683.11 Births Mercy Dec. 10 To the families of .Carry Swanson, 3416 Sue lane NW, a daughter; Stephen Caro- Jan, 210 Fifth avenue, Hia- watha, a son; Clifford Bentlcy, ;Swisher, a son; Elbert Lcjratc, 5400 Cedar drive NW, a daugh- ter; Kay Allan Pinkston, 5515 Cedar drive NW, a daughter. Dec. 11 To the families ot Michael Strabala, 1400 Elm- hurst drive NE, a son; Evcrcttc Boivcn, 4900 Center Point road 'NE, a daugnter. Births St. Luke's Dec. 10 To the families of Glen Ilankcmeicr, Solon, a .da u g h I e r Timothy Krsck, Walker, a daughter. 1 Marricge Licenses Lorna Colbert and Dicharc O'Brien, Linda Walters and John Vasqucz, all of Ccclai Rapids. Dicdrielle Holiday anc Herman Evans, both of Iowa City. Marriages Dissolved Monica O. and Jeff ,T. Chit- lenden. Larry Thomas and Karen Kaye Finn. Jo Ann and Jerry D. Bcmcr. Fires p.m. Tuesday. Surge in Sprinkler system at 515 Twenty-seventh street SE. p.m. Tuesday. Smoke Clark-, F avenue NE; fined and costs. One-way street violation Edwin Zeller, 2115 E avenue ME; fined and costs. Claire McGiniiLs, 2202 Upland SE; fined imd costs. Faulty equipment Bruce Schulte, 5710 Ohio .street SW; fined and costs. Robert Williams, 1610 E avenue NW; fined and costs. Driving on wroiiff side1 Jerry Nowadzky, 1530 Thirty- fourth street NE; fined and costs. Improper turn William Olson, 2405 Eleventh avenue, Marion; fined and costs. Iowa Deaths L u a n a Mrs. Henry Vlucller. jr.. 40. Friday at 2 al St. John Lutheran church. Visi Cify Wages C.R. Council To Discuss A discussion of wages am benefits of Cedar Rapids cit employes was Wednesday afternoon, at whic city councilmen were expectei to discuss salary increases fo employes after 1he first of thi year. Councilmen have said thej plan to grant an increase, bu have not yet decided what th increase will be. Among the factors to be dis cussed are the amount of monej available as well as the result of a survey by a Chicago firm. The survey, based on inter views with employes and com parative data with more than 30 cities of similar size throughou he Midwest, suggests new wage levels and job designations de signed to keep city employes on a competitive level with em- ployes of oilier cities and of private industry. The subject of salaries was raised briefly Wednesday dur- ng the city council meeting by H a r r y Wilford, secretary- rcasurer of the Teamsters ocal, and Charles Polansky, a representative of the local Poli- cemen's Protective Assn. I .Wilford. in response to a ques- tion by Mayor Don Canney, sa Obituaries Frank Cosgrove, Prominent C.R. Accountant, Die Frank M. Cosgrove, 58, of 6. Valley Brook drive SE, die Wednesday following a sudde illness. Formerly of Omaha, I had been a Cedar Ilapi'ds res dent for 26 years. A certified public accountan and partner in McGladrey, liar sen, Dunn and Co., Mr. Co; jrove was a member of Mh lh Iowa and Nebraska Societies o Certified Accountants and th American Institute of Ccrtifie 'ublic Accountants. He was past president of th Downtown Kiwanis club and member of Cedar Rapids Elk club; Cedar Rapids Countr club; Pickwick club and pas director of the Cedar Rapid Chamber of Commerce. Born April at Clinton le was married to Miriam Ay March 14, 1944, at Omaha. He was a member of St. Michael' Episcopal church and had at ended St. Ambrose college in Davenport. Surviving are his wife Miriam, a daughter, Mrs. Jacl Ballard, Fairview Heights, 111. and two grandchildren. Services: 10 a.m. Friday a t. Michael's Episcopal church >y the Rev. Thomas C. Aycock r. Mr. Cosgrove's body has, een donated to the University f 'Iowa medical school. Fina nurnment will be at the Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memorie; t a later date. Friends may register at Cedar lemorial funeral home after oon Thursday and at the hurch after 9 a.m. Friday. The amily suggests that friends nay, if they wish, donate to St. Michael's Episcopal church me- fund. Arrangements by IB Cedar Memorial funera ome. Thomas Hardiman Thomas Hardiman, 89, of 1224 Thirteenth street NW, died Tuesday following a long illness "ormerly of Chicago, he had een a Cedar Rapids residen vcr 50 years. Born July 7, 1885, at Utica Y., lie was (married to Win- red E. Brown June 1, 1918, a. edar Rapids. He was employee y Quaker Oats Co. prior to re- rement in 1950. Mr. Hardiman 'as a member of Crescen idge A.F. and A.M., York Rite onsistory and Ambar Grotto. Surviving are two daughters. Irs. F. J., Clinton, ind Mrs. George Barry, Tu- elo, Miss.; eight grandchildren nd three great-grandchildren. Services: Chapel of Memories 11 a.m. Friday by the Very ev. Canon D. 'A. Loferski of St. ohn's Episcopal church. Burial: edar Memorial. Masonic ser- .ation Schultz' Monona liomb'lo rrslroom at IMS station Hi First nvrnue NK. a.m. Wednesday. Bro- ken sprinkler nine at 1101 Twelfth avenue SW. a.m. Wednesday. Over- heated furnace, motor at 3HOO Clark rond SE. Weilncsdiiy. Gas flush at. HI44 Forty -second street NE. fliO-l a.m. Werlnesdrtv. Resils- eilntor mil at 401 G avenue NW. Magistrate's Court Speeding; Marion Heed, IV.lfi MiMdnwdnlr drive NW- Honnlrl Zrril, IHIIi Mradmv- altcr 9 Thursday. Dycrsville Gus H. Brim kan. 74, Friday at at the Basilica ot St. Francis Xavier Visitation arter 7 Wednesday a Kramer's with parish scripture at 8 Thursday. Elkader Katherinc C Miller, 85. Saturday at a St. Joseph's Catholic church Visitation after 7 Thursdaj at Witt's where Rosary will be recited Friday at 8. Dccoralr Nora D. Stren- mocn, 87. Thursday at 2, Big Canoe Luther a n church Stcine's. Adrian Locke, 77. Friday at 2, Golden Congrega- .ional church. Bohnenkamp's. Mancli ester. Manchester Wesley Letts, VI. Saturday at Bcm- icnkamp's, where friends may :all after 7 p.m. Thursday. Monticollo Anna M. Gcrdcs, -Friday at al St. Matthew's Lutheran ehureh. Visitation after n Thursday al "ioellsch's. Ships Collide ST. CLAIM, Mich. (AP) Two cargo ships collided Wednesday in the St. Glair river bul were in no danger of sink- ing, the coast guard rpporled. It Pays To Advertise he was appearing as a citizi and as a representative of tho sands of members of his uni e opened after the service. The amily suggests that friends nay, if they wish, contribute to he American Cancer Society. Council Hears Opposition to 2 Zone Changes Two rezoning requests me opposition Wednesday during mblic hearings before the Cedar Rapids city council. Guy Rich, 2925 Center Poin NE, said he representec. several neighbors in protesting a zoning change from R-2 to B- requcsled by Eugene R. Lefe bure at his home at 3017 Center The Cedar lUplda December Council Praised for Decision On Films; Suit Is Threatened By Mike Deuprce Cedar Rapids city councilmen were commended Wednesday for deciding to retain an ordi nance prohibiting films in tav- rns. But they were also warned their decision may prompt court fight. Ruth Redman, 316 West Post road NW, chairman of the "edar Rapids chapter of Citi- zens for Decency through Law thanked the council, and particularly Safety Commis- iioner James Steinbeck, for withdrawing a controversial or- dinance designed to replace the current law. The proposed new ordinance vould have permitted films if requirements involving seating capacity and fire and building safety were met. Many Protests The councilmen decided to holies? Haven't we got enough of those he asked. Charles Chapman, owner of Chappies Lounge and vice-pres- ident of the Linn County Bever- age Assn., said the council's reversal took him by surprise. He said the associalion would probably take the ordinance to court. "I wouldn't have a dirly movie in my he said. "I'm against them as much as he (Armstrong) is or this group He said he doesn't think such films should be shown, but sees no reason why a person can't stop by for a cold beer and watch a film of Super Bowl highlights." Resolve in Court Canney said he believes the issue should be resolved in the court system. "oint. road NE. Lefebure now operates mall tune-up and repair shoj or small foreign cars, a busi- ess he-said started as a hobby 3 years ago and is now his sole ource of income. He was informed by building eparlment officials he was in iolation of mcnts. zoning require- Memorial Services White, Itollin Turne chapel west at noon Thursda by the Rev. Charles Mehaffc.v Burial: Linwood. Friends maj call at Turner west. A sister Charlotte Streb of Walker, sur- vives. Sigmundi, Ellen Turnei chapel west at p.m Thursday by the Kev. Wilsoi Hyde. Burial: Linwood. Friends may call at Turner west until p.m. Thursday. The casket wil not be opened after 'the service. Two Teenagers Charged in Armed Robbery A 17-year-old girl and a 19- ear-old man were charged Vcdnesday with Hie Nov. 17 rmed robbery of the Donulland ore, 4045 First, avenue SE, in hich was taken from two mploycs. Police said a second 17-ycar- d girl and a second 19-year-old an are being sought in the )bbery. The two girls allegedly robbed c slore while Richard Dill- ar, jr., 815 Oakland road NE, Rich said area residents who arlier had supported the re- uest were under the impres- on their property, too, would e rczoned. In the. other, Donal Rogers, 115 Thirteenth strce SE. objected to a .change in zon from R-4 to R-T requested b, R.W. Rinderknecht Co. at 130 Second avenue SE. ..He said apartments he own across the street from the build ing have no parking except on street parking, which would be ire-empted by drivers going to he Rinderknecht building. .The building, which will be expanded if the zoning changed, houses doctors' offices and six apartments. A lawyer for the petilionei aid additional parking is avail- able at. a nearby church. withdraw the ordinance from xmsideration after being flood- ed by protests from citizens, 'he protests were prompted by Mayor Don Canney's remark rial the new ordinance could pen the door to pornographic ilms in bars. Canney cast the nly "no" vote at the first read- ng 'of the ordinance last week. Mrs. Redman said her organi- ation is cncerned' about both le safety aspect and' the possi- ility of pornographic films, he, and about 20 other persons resent, voiced "whole-hearted upport" for the council in an effort to gelt a definitive and effective state obscenity law. Robert Armstrong, 370 Thirty- is. Webster, chief sheriff's deputy, Lt. David county called the ordinance "unenfor- ceble" and criticized state legis- ators for not passing a stronger obscenity bill. He said criticism should not directed at the city council, )ut instead at "people down in 5es Moines, for playing games and not coming up with a -good Cedar who served as floor manager of the bill in the senate, said he was not lobbied regarding the bill. He also said the senate specifically prohibit- ed such ordinances by cities to make sure the law was uniform throughout the slate. "The theory behind that was the legislature wanted common enforcement, without a hodge- podge of different laws and dif- ferent definitions of he said. Porn Oases Riley said without the section, something legal in one city might be illegal in a nearby town. 'We would have oases, sort of Las Vegas type areas, for por- nography, and that just doesn't make he said. He said the legislature limited the law to minors because it wanted to be sure the law was constitutional. 'When you're talking about adults, the law has been in a state of he said. City Attorney Dave McGuire jave a brief explanation of re- cent relevant court decisions and read a section of the state aw. The section prohibits cities from regulating obscenity or pornography. fourth street SE" films are an in- sult, a disgrace and a down- grading of all women in. the community." He said the films would keep people in taverns for a longer period of time so they woul .SrrrtVr" Ahoui Our Pre-nrranjjfd Services Solon Since 1909 flowers for all occasions JOHN E LAPES ftnt downtown l 385-0511 Let our Flowers express your respect and love FLORIST and GIFT SHOP _______phone nnswftred 24 hours every day.
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