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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - December 13, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                BIG GEORGE! The Cedar Rapids Gazelle: Frl., Dec. 13, Virgil Partctl Consumer Debafe: Higher Tar in or Furniture Inflation By Michael J. (..nl.n WASIIINOTON (Ul'l) One Issue being thrashed out these days on an obscure level Iti the government's regulalo- ry machinery presents an Interesting question In terms (if triulc-orr for the consumer. The two sides involved are arguing, among other things, "I haven't eaten in days so it's juilla he Ihe air I'm breathing-it's State Approves Aid Payments AMES The Iowa highway commission Wednesday gave approval for the payment of relocation assistance claims, right-of-way acquisition and condemnation awards. Action involving Eastern lowans included the following: Clayton county Elmer DOT Adopts Policy Statement AMES As required by the legislative act which created Hie department of transporta- tion, the DOT Wednesday adopted a policy statement for submission to the legislature. The stated goal of the trans- portation unit is "to assure adequate, safe and efficient transportation facilities and services to the public." To accomplish this goal and carry out its plan to "develop a total transportation system the DOT will "encour- age and assist" the following: Development of general aviation, airport facilities and air-carrier services; the gen- eral development of and effi- cient use of highway transpor- tation; public passenger trans- portation systems; a viable railroad system, and programs for proper use of river transportation. Schutte was awarded for relocation due to U.S. highway 52 construction. Right-of-way for highway 52 is to be purchased from the following Clayton county prop- erty owners: Eugene Miller, Helen Ingles, Gilbert Barnhart, LeRoy Loeffelholz, and Guttenberg Community Golf Ciub, Inc., Linn county Relocation claims for interstate 380 construction were awarded to the following: Edith Mozena, Kim and Donald Gordon, Bradford and Donna Gordon, and George Snyder III, Frank Cach was awarded for land condemned for U.S. highway 30 projects. He had asked in excess of for the property. Senior Citizen BUMS Cedar Rapids System Telephone 363-8244 Area Ten (SEATS) In Cedar Rapids 398-5605 Elsewhere 800-332-5996 FINE HOME FURNISHINGS tonite 'til 9 Available In Our Jewelry Dept. ?3V6 7SSV- 10 The Texas Instruments SR-10 electronic calculator a good deal more for your money. new low price 1 an extra-function calculator at an economical price. 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