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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - December 20, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 10 The Cedar Rapids Cattle: Fit. Dec. 20. 1874 Citizens' Center: Vines To Staff Brazilian Wine Advisory Unit Proposes Action By Larry Tanner Marion's council Thursday night hoard a recommendation from its advisory commit- Ict'e studying the possibility of a senior citi- zens' center that the city proceed with Un- building. The report, received and filed by the council and referred to City Manager ,Ioe Painter for a recommendation on financing the building, called for: "Construction of a building with facilities for at least two offices ID be used for county services, one office to be used by a program director, kitchen facili- ties, two rcstrooms. maintenance and storage areas and educational and cultural pro- grams." Four sites were mentioned in the report for location of the senior citizens' center. These were: City Square park, any city park, property located at Fifth avenue and Twen- tieth street, and the Marion branch YMCA property. A hearing on the proposed private sale of public street vacated at Fifth avenue and Thirty-first street fell through. The council was asked to reset the hearing because a le- gal notice was not published. A resolution resetting the hearing failed on a 3-3 vote. Mayor William ,1. Orundy can- not break ties on resolution and ordinance votes, only on simple motions. No Sincere Offer Councilman Hurley W. Hall in opposing the land sale said the council lias not re- ceived a "sincere offer" for the sale of the former streets. He was joined by Victor Klop- fenstein and Laurence Martin. Favoring re- setting of the hearing were Floyd Emmons, James Oalligan and Edward Begley. A hearing was set for Jan. 16 for the 1974 storm sewer project. Bids will be reviewed at the meeting. Bids will be accepted Jan. 14 by the clerk. The proposed storm sewer is to be locat- ed from Fourteenth street and Fourth avenue to Twenty-second street between Fifth and Slxlli avenues along the abandoned Milwau- kee Railroad right-of-way. Also included is a project -starting at Brockman avenue at Tenth street and contin- uing to Maplecrest drive and Twelfth avenue. This area is known as the "north ditch" storm sewer. City Engineer Terry Chew told The Ga- zelle the project is called 1974 because it was initiated this year. However, acutal construc- tion is not expected to begin until the spring of 1975. Final payment of was made to Bituminous Materials Co., Inc., for the 1974 paving project No. 2, asphaltic re-surfacing. The council also approved a payment of to Blue Grass Enterpises for the 1974 sodding project. Confracf Updated The longtime contract between the city and the Marion township trustees for fire protection was updated. The two governing bodies have shared fire protection fucilllles for 34 years. A progress payment of was ap- proved for Tom Bowkcr and Son, Inc., for the public library air-condltiuning work. The council authorized Pointer lo adver- tize for five police cars with a buy-back com- mitment at and miles. Authorization was given for the installa- tion of street lights on Twenty-ninth avenue from Tenth to First streets and on Indian Creek road from Twenty-fifth to Twenty- ninth avenues. Eleven lights arc involved. The !3-man police auxiliary unit was giv- en the oath of office by Mayor William J. Grun'dy. The unit was made an official part of the police department by a recent ordi- nance. Robert Sippel, 1465 Meadowview drive, was appointed to (he real estate advisory board by Hie mayor and approved by the council. OAKLAND, Cullf. (Ul'l) A cargo of non-dormant grape vines will be flown to Brazil to help slart a wine in- dustry In the South American nation. The in scaled cartons, cannot survive without moisture more than 72 hours, making the shipment a i race against time. A spokesman said the project, sponsored by the Na- tional Distillers Chemical Corp. of New York, is the first step toward establishing a broadly based wine Industry in Ihe banana growing republic. Looking for a good buy or want lo sell a stereo'.' Use Ihe classified ads for quick results! Two .Charged in Suburban Breakin Two persons were arrested early Friday after Marion pol- ice surprised them during an attempted breakin at- the Sub- urban restaurant, 2240 Sev- enth avenue. Charged with breaking and entering and held in Linn county jail in lieu of bond is David Parnell Rude, 34, of 2117 High drive SE Ce- dar Rapids. A 16-year old escapee from the Eldora training school also is being held for larceny of a motor vehicle. Police officers said they dis- covered Ihe pair entering the restaurant while on routine patrol. Rude was captured at the scene, but the juvenile fled on foot. A few minutes later a car was stolen at 960 Twen- tieth street. The vehicle is owned by Mitze Luerkens of that address. The car was spotted by pol- ice and pursued on Eighth av- enue west of Indian creek. The driver wrecked it attempting to turn onto Lindalc drive at. the Milawukee railroad cross- ing. He fled on foot, but was captured by police. He is being held by juvenile authori- ties. Marion Barber Service closed after holidays, December 26 and January 2nd. Adv. First National Bank, and Farmers State Bank, will close at p.m. Christmas Eve, Dec. 24lh Merry Christmas to all! Adv. YMCA Saturday's activi- ty schedule at the Marion YMCA is: Non-aquatic boys' basketball and a.m., cheerleading 10, junior high gym noon, adult gym 1 p.m.. family gym 3, gymnas- tics club 4; pool pre-school lessons 9 and a.m., syn- chronized swimming youth recreational swim adult open swim noon, adult and family swim 1 p.m. Give your loved one that deserving bonus. A Diamond from Ray's Jewelry. Adv. Save postage pay your telephone bills at Sorg Phar- macy. Adv. Give Awards Cub Scout pack 158 met Thursday at Starry school and presented awards to Mitch Anderson, Steve Koran, Peter Christian- sen, Brian Smith, Joe Sondag, Brian Johnson, Randy Timm, Allen Stow, Johnathan Tan- ner, Scott Lochner, Kevin Has- sham, Darrell Wiley, Robbie Zier, Daivd Klein, Todd Full- er. Sleven Warner. Bryan Stow, Mark Mehlberger, Ron- nie Timm, Brad Adams, Mike Horan, Matthew Hughes and John Lanning. Herrcn's Floor Covering Carpet will be closed for in- ventory December 25 to Jan. 5 Adv. Santa is in City Square tonight and Saturday 10-Noon and 2-4. Adv. Hospitalized Mrs. Charles Boots, 679 Central av- enue, is a patient at Mercy hospital. Visitors are permit- ted. Look to the Stars! Christmas shop the Want Ads. Adv. "Odyssey" Game Marion TV Adv. Cedar Board Okays Pact for Bridge Inspection TIPTON The Cedar coun- ty board of supervisors signed a contract Thursday with the consulting engineering firm of Powers-Willis Associates of Io- wa City to inspect 230 local secondary bridges. Cost will depend on materi- als necessary and employe lime. A survey of primary roads in the county was recently completed by another firm. County officials estimate ap- proximately 70 percent of the county bridges will have to be embargoed following inspec- tion reports. A total of 117 primary bridges on farm to market roads have been inspected and 69 of these were either closed or embargoed. Inspection already has tak- en place on 24 secondary bridges. With repair work un- der way for over a year, 38 which failed inspection have been brought up to standards. Urges Increase In Mortgage Housing Loans SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) The board chairman of the Federal Hume Loan Bank has urged the nation's lop savings and loan executives to make more morlgage loans because "homebuyers need you more now than at any lime in a generation." "We encourage you lo make ill! Ihe mortgage loans you reasonably can, even if you have lo take a little longer to rebuild your balance Thomas Bpmar told the 82nd convention of the U. S. League of Savings Associations. He said the board would work for less government regulation of the savings and loan industry ,iind predicted a freer money market that would ease the nation's money ills. "Some part of our present difficulties are traceable directly to excessive regulation and government involvement in the free market." he said. "The sooner we gel away from that practice, Ihe better." Rinard Named Top Senate Aide To John Culver WASHINGTON (UPI) An administrative sslstant to Sen. Harold E. Hughes has been named lop adminis- Iralive aide to Sen.-elect John C. Culver. Culver announced the ap- pointment of Park Rinard, a former resident of DCS Moines, .Mason City and Cedar Rapids. Rinard has served with Hughes since he became senator six years ago. Prior to that, Rinard served eight years as executive direc- tor of Ihe Iowa League of Mu- nicipalities. GIFT IDEAS FOR LAST MINUTE SHOPPERS 2-ONLY 3-PIECE 55 GAL. ALL-GLASS AQUARIUMS STRIP TOP REFLECTOR BUTTON'S Tropical Fish 947 7th AVE., MARION 377-7890 Hospitals, Physicians, Being Sued IOWA CITY A suit has been filed against University Hospitals and four Iowa City physicians. The suit, filed in Johnson county district court by Glen and Mary Martin of Black Hawk county, asks damages as the result of an operation Dec. 27, 1972, atthe hospital. Martin claims he was per- manently injured from a pel- vic bruise they said was not discovered until five hours aft- er surgery. Physicians named as de- fendants were M. J. Chchval, R. II. Flocks, David Kiple and J. Scibcrt. Drink Dumping Custom in Zaire TOKYO (AP) Guests and hosts rose in Peking's Great Hall of the People and poured their drinks into the ashtrays. It's an old Zairean custom. The incident happened dur- ing a banquet given by Zaire President Sese Seko Mobutu, the Hsinhua news agency said. Mobutu explained that the custom was in memory of one's ancestors and a way of seeking their protection. Bridge CLINTON (UPI) The new North Clinton bridge across the Mississippi river between Clinton and Fulton, 111., was dedicated Thursday by David Shaft, chairman of the Iowa highway commission. The million span, which was opened to traffic earlie this month, replaces the 83-year- old Lyons-Fulton bridge that is to be razed. HAVORED VODKA JOINS THE ORIGINAL KARIOF 90 Million Damages Sought in Farm Mishap MARENGO A mil- lion damage suit has been filed in Iowa county district court by a rural Keswick cou- ple as a result of a farming accident in 1972. John and Vera Greene arc seeking from each of three defendants and Mrs. Greene individually is seeking additionally from the same three defendants in the suit. Greene charge1! in tho suit that he was working on Frank Greene's farm when his fool was caught in an augur that was loading grain from a trailer inlo a bin. He said in the suit that substantial inju- ries were inflicted lo his fool, including the loss of four toes. Greene is seeking each from Westfield Indus- tries Ltd. of Ontario, Canada, the manufacturer of the au- ger; W. G. Grettcr and Sons Implement Co. of harper, which sold the auger to Frank Greene, and members of the Gretter firm are J. Wynn Gretter, John R. Gretter and Frank W. Gretter. 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