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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - December 17, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                2 The Cedar Baplds (iairltr: Tun.. December 11, Policeman Documents, DBS MOIMES (AP) was fired Friday after he Sgt. Herbert Perry, who failed to comply with Ci fired for "Insubordination" las week, was rehired Monday Richard Wilkcy's the Des Molncs city to turn over documents Perry, a member o! the said could prove allega- for 22 years, will be he has made concerning without pay for two weeks and Irregularities in penalty for the police department and the county attorney's office. about 18 hours after was fired, Perry produced a suitcase full of documents. H (Continued from Page not request to be rehired a the first nine months of time. year, it made million and observers expect the gian steel producers to pile up a tola 1974 profit near million. That would be almost a the cataloging of the materials was completed Mon-lay, Wilkey said, Perry came to lim and asked to be reinstated. Wilkey said Perry told him he percent profit increase In been mistaken in not turn- over the documents, and he So far this year, steel prices had risen by more than 30 full co-operation with Vilkey's investigations into the ill Bastions cent, and that before latest increases announced by U. S. U. S. Steel Board Chairman from Page 1.) B. Speer isaid the price hikes will not recover U. S. expect the average public cost increases since April. "While public attention job to pay a year, 'he work would cover a wide been directed to the of jobs from education labor settlement, costs have risen on many other fronts health care to sanitation and transit employment. as cost-of-Iiving higher prices for ferro-alloys, fuels, utilities, and for many other products and services essential to he the persons eligible o participate would be those who have been out of work a east 15 special con- Catching going to those who And, he said, most of the exhausted their unemploy- est increases represent U. benefits. Steel's efforts to catch up legislation would extend prices already charged by compensation to previously not covered But traditionally the mostly agricultural jobs, do- smaller steelmakers have state and local govern- lowed U. S. Steel's pricing workers. These benefits Despite the Sweeping price be available for a max- creases, strip and steel of 26 weeks. used by carmakers were not benefit level for these fected by Monday's would be based on the ment. "The increases will state laws which the auto industry little or to persons already cover- ing. It will mostly affect by jobless benefit programs. construction, rail and (pipes. Tin cans, of course, will feel the effect in said a U. School Steel L_ The Oelwein U. S. Steel has raised school board Mon- on most products about 20 percent this year with the approved a 10.7 percent gest jump coming soon in base pay for teach- April 30, when federal The move increases the controls were from to Final Approval Given Law on Massage Parlors DES M01NES (AP) The De Molnes city council has give final approval to an ordinam banning outcall massage oper; tions and regulating massag parlors. The vole was 6 to 1 Monda night with Councilman Russe LaVine dissenting. Mayor Richard Olson, de scribing himself as "violentl opposed" to the ordinance voted for it. He said in the past he woul vota for the ordinance, if hi vote was needed for passage and that's what happened Mon lay when his vote was require 10 correct a minor typograph cal error discovered last weel by City Ally. Philip Riley. Olson had opposed the >ecause he believed it would no >e needed 5f newspapers volun arily would refuse massage ad mortising, a contention he re seated Monday. The ordinance .requires mas age businesses and massage echnicians hold city-issued per- mits, allows for inspection o: lassage parlors by various city epartments and prohibits mas- eurs and masseuses from being ude while with a client. The ordinance will become ef- ective when it is published, robably Thursday or Friday. Damage Claim s Transferred To Waterloo WATERLOO An Indepen- ence couple's claim for damages against sever- present and former law en- ircement officers in Buchanan has been transferred to lack Hawk county district ourt under a change of venue. Thomas and Fern Price are uing former Buchanan Sheriff red Beier and two former dep- ies, (Edward Thompson and eal Roberts, and Independence olice Chief Lymon Albaugh. They ask damages as a result an incident in July, 1971, fol- wing their complaints about ust and noise during an air ww sponsored by the Indepen- ence Jaycces. They contend that after com- aining to authorities about the nation, Price was beaten and jured by Beier. Solons (Continued from Page 1.) to halt this Re( James Jordan (D-Marion) sni Tuesday. "I personally don't like th practice of registering Ian ownership in someone else' name, and I would like to kee their money from buying farm altogether." Jordan said, foreign investors should "not be capable of re ceiving farm subsidies, and wi should not have to protect th price of their Foreign Threat Rep. John Patchett (D-North Liberty) said The Gazette re port "may wake a few peopl ip who didn't believe the 'oreign threat was here." "I worked with other leglsla :ors to pass a corporate farm dentification bill in the last ses- ion Patehett said, "bu stronger measures may be nec- essary, specifically a reportinj act for both corporations anc oreign individuals owning Iowa armland. "Frankly, I would favor a :trong ban on corporate farm- tag which are other than family orporations or at least a ban n foreign ownership of land. "I campaigned for this in my e-election bid." However, Rep. N. Joe Rinas D-Marion) questioned whether oreign ownership of land is a erious problem at the present me. Should Register "I don't think foreign owner- hip of land is a big problem, UTI do believe there should be requirement that foreign in- estors register, how much land ley Rinas said. "If the problem gets out of and, we should look at banning urther sales of land." Rinas pointed ,out that the arm sale transactions were a vo-way street. "Someone in Iowa must have old them that Rinas aid. "It's like the pot calling kettle black. We'll sell you le land, but we don't want reign investors around." German Immigrant Rinas pointed out that his randfather was a German im- igrant who bought land in orth Dakota and settled there. It didn't cause an immense Rinas added. The Iowa Farmers Union is Ming meetings statewide on outside money" gaining control the state's agricultural land, eluding meetings in Man- lester and Iowa City Tuesday. New Delay Is Told in PRS Suit Los Angeles federal Judge Manuel Real has granted an- other continuance in the suit brought by the National Park Service against former Cedar Rapids-based Park Res- ervation System. The justice department brought suit on behalf of NFS 'or alleged breach of contract in connection with an arrangement n which the Cedar Rapids firm :'ook reservations from the pub- 'ic for some 30 national parks. PRS is now out of business. :ts interim contract with the ederal agency expired in Au- [ust after a controversial start early last summer. Neither NPS ir PRS could agree on new con- ract terms. Oral arguments In the case were to have begun this week, wt Judge Real approved con- inuing the pre-trial conference o Jan. 20, and pushed back the rial date to Jan. 21. Defendants in the case be- ides.PRS are James R. Rossie f Cedar Rapids, a vice- resident who managed the peratlon last summer; and L. Donald Middleton and Clark R. owell, other principals in the ompany. Judge Real C. R. Judge to Defendant: Don't Trim Hair, Beard has granted a laintiff motion to drop the In- urance Company of North merica as a defendant, but lat decision has been appealed y one of the other defendants. The Insurance firm was the ond holder for PRS. The government's suit was Jed in September. It was fol- wed by a million counter- uit filed by PRS. A court injunction has frozen camping fees. According to Ros- sie, this involves about Turn that unused piano into a bike, car, or whatever you want to buy with a want ad! Dy Roland Krekeler In what may be a first for this area, District Associate Jmlgi Anthony Scolaro has ordered i defendant in a criminal case no to change his hair and bean style or his appearance in any way before trial of his case. That provision was Includec in an order binding over Grc gory Karrick to the Linn granc jury on a charge of robbery with aggravation following a preliminary hearing in magis (rate's court Friday. Scolaro told The Gazette Tuesday he got the idea for such an order from a District o Columbia judge at a judge's school in DCS Moines sevc weeks ago. He said the judge told about !he use of such procedures in a part of the school dealing with dentification problems. Scolaro said some of the Iowa udges questioned whether they lave authority to make such an order. However, Seolaro be- Council Decides To Demolish 50 Houses The Cedar Rapids city council looked at some dilapidated, un- occupied houses Tuesday and decided to start the process of demolishing them. A public hearing will be set to discuss disposition of the build- ings. About 50 of them -were culled from a list of nearly 175, according to Building Official Ed Winter, who showed the council a slide presentation of lhe health and safety hazards of each house. The list was compiled from observations by building depart- llevos that where there Is i question of identity It Is perfect' ly legal and proper and lie tliv cidcd to make use of It. In the case in which lie mudi (he rilling, he said, Knrrlck maintains ho is not the one who committed the Oct. 18 robber) of Mark Humphrey. The judge said he thinks Karrick would not change his appenriince any' but included It in the ordei to make sure. Couple Hurt in Auto Accident Michael Cannon, 24, of 723 Ninth avenue SW, and his wife, Vickie, 19, were examined at St. Luke's hospital Monday and re- leased after they were involved in a two-car accident. Cannon complained of neck pains after the car he was driv- ing and a car driven by John C. Henningscn, 55, of 339 Cherry Hill road SW, collided at 4 p.m. Monday in the 4400 block of Johnson avenue NW. Mrs. Cannon, who is eight and half months pregnant, WKS checked and released. Police said the accident hap- jened when Cannon lost control of his car on an icy spot and. crossed the center line, hitting the funds PRS collected forment employes and by com- Oelwein Offers Per Acre For Farmland OKLWIOIN The city council voioil hen- Monday night to offer two properly owners nil for iigricullurul land ncciliHl for Improvements (it the Oelwcla iilrporl. Francis Cierslcnbergcr has uaked the council for per acre for 17 acres. The council, however, agreed to offer per acre to Gerstenberger, nnd to Louis Stevens for four acres. The property Is needed in con- Junction with a expan- sion program. The federal gov- ernment will provide 75 percent funding on the project, the stale up to a year over the :hrec-year duration of the proj- ect, nnd the city will finance the remaining The planned expansion has received approval of the FAA. A jicaring has been set for Jan. 8 on the project and bids on run- way improvements will be re- ceived at that time. Fayette Board WEST UNION The North Fayette County Community chool board 4ias approved! an ncrease in the base pay for cachcrs from to a ine percent boost on the base. He'nningsen's oncoming car. NojOverall increases for teachers charges were filed. Police saidjaverage 11.4 percent. Increases the roadway was extremely icy for non-certified personnel total at the time of the colision. 115 percent. ilaint calls from neighbors. It is the fourth such list to be acted upon by lhe council in he past two years. More than 50 houses have been demo- ished. It's On Right Now! Big Holiday Sale Savings to C.R. PIANO ORGAN 110 3rd Ave. SW BALDWIN Since 1938 Since 1880 Cedar Rapids Fine Jeweler Downtown, 225 Second Avenue SE with an d Merchants National Date Check No. Order Of CHECKING Merchants BanW Personal Banker Cet Your Shopper s Helpers Trent Your 'BanKer Merchants National Bank A'BANKS OF IOWA BANK Main Bank Motor Bank Vernon Village Office Kingston Office Amana Office   

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