Cedar Rapids Gazette, December 20, 1974, Page 5

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December 20, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - December 20, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa wtAiNti Mtvtet rottCAtt r AM n- 74 Snow is expected over parts of the Laices region and Ohio valley. Rain is expected in the mid and south Atlantic states, and the Pacific Northwest. Fair to partly cloudy skies should prevail elsewhere. Doolin Named ToHeadC.R. Rights Unit Aaron Mark Doolin, 24, -was iamod executive secretary of he Cedar Rapids human rights commission Friday. Doolin, 1921 A avenue NE, for- merly worked for the commis- sion, first as an investigator and .hen as a compliance officer and administrative assistant to Ilalph Coty. Ho resigned Oct. 11 to take .he head job at the Jowa City rights commission, a position he esigned Friday. Coty resigned as executive secretary Dec. 11 to take a job in private industry. Doalin is a native of Cedar Rapids. He holds a BS degree in sociology and psychology from Northeast Missouri State uni- versity. Ho will begin his duties in Cedar Rapids Jan. C. The Weather Hlfjh temperatures Thursday, low tem- peratures ovcrnipht and inches of pre- cipitation: Anchorage .Nl M M L. Anqeles 70 51 Atlanta 40 M .87 Miami 74 t? Bismarck 51 -4 14 .82 Pnoenlx ...4737 ....IS 1 7 Washington 54 3i .01 Extended forecast Chance of light snow again Monday or Tuesday. Lows 10 to 20 Sunday and in the 20s Monday and Tuesday. Highs in the 20s Sun- day, and 30s on Monday and Tuesday. C. R. Weather High Thursday 32 Low overnight 25 Noon Friday 29 2p.m. Friday 29 Precipitation 30 ..71 p.m. Thursday. Unde- termined to rass in bucket at Third street and Sixteenth ave- nue SE. p.m. Thursday. Flush gasoline at 2001 Blairs Ferry road NE. a.m. Friday. Overheated grease In fat fry'er at 115 Sec- ond avenue SE. a.m. Friday. Extraction of victim at accident at 4000 Sixth street SW. Magistrate's Court Speeding (Francis O'Con- ner, 700 Thirty-fifth street, Marion; fined and costs. Paul Gulluume, 0520 Minuen lane NE; Mary Hogan, 1706 Apache trail NW; Clark Jones, 516 Forty-first street NE; Pa- Total for December Normal for December'......1.43 Normal through Dec......33.18 Total for 1974..............40.03 Barometer, falling .........29.84 Humidity at noon ..........90% Wind direction and velocity alt 2 p.m., NE at 12. Sun rises Saturday, sun sets, Year Ago Today High 12; low, 2 below. Precipitation, none. Traveler's Forecast Friday Weather, Hi-Lo Bismarck ..........Rain 44-27 Chicago ........Cloudy 32-19 Cincinnati .......Snow 38-24 Cleveland ........Snow 30-19 Des Moines......PICldy 30-10 Detroit ..........Snow 31-21 Indianapolis ......Snow 33-18 Kansas City Mpls.-St. Paul Omaha St. Louis Sioux Falls ..PtCkly 44-27 ..Cloudy 27-10 .PtCldy 38-15 .PtCkly 43-25 .Rain 42-30 Degree Friday...................4.43 Total to Through December 20, 1973 1.998 Percent of normal year .34.4 Total normal year Coralville Lake Pool level Friday .......C80.47 Births Mercy Dec. To the families of Larry Schmaltz, 1537 Sixteenth avenue SE, a daughter. Dec. 19 Mr. and Mrs. Loras Weber, 4404 Lee street NE, a daughter. Births Luke's Dec. 19 To the families ol Marvin Nabcr, 2416 C avenue NE, a daughter; David Pratt, Coggon, a son; Dennis Ward, 1721 Eighth avenue SE, a son; Rudy Frcy, Mechanicsville, a daughter; Kerry Floyd, Center Point, a son; James Mangold, Ryan, a son; Mrs. Virginia Gil- son, route two Airport road, a daughter. Out of Town Births At Clarlnda Mr. and Mrs. Gary McDowell, a daughter Dec. 19. McDowell is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bert McDowell, 2004 Johnson avenue NW. Marriage Licenses Katlile Latham and Gregory a i t e Theresa Hall and Jerome Lansing, Donna Thompson and Charles Lewis, Joleno M a n n and Charles ICirkpatrick, III, all of Cedar Rapids. Gloria Bennett, Palo, and Kerry Barnes, Anamosa. Deborah Kruckman and Earl Brown, Donna LaMere and Steven Ford, all of Marion. Llncln Tschopp, Cedar Rapids, mid Michael Blank, Spraggs, Pa. Tori Glasford, Cedar Rapids, and Robert MacArcvey, Easl Grccnbush, N. Y. Brencl.-i Whcntley and Donald Norman, both of Denver, Colo. Dinnc Klnkcad, Whittier, and Steven Sullivan, Cedar Rapids. Nancy Freesi', Marion, and Gregory Andrew, Keystone. Fires in-'Hi a.m. Thursday. Dirty paint lo fillers ;it 4401 Hem-l- ing slrcct SW. Express Your Sorrow With Flowers from _ Flowtr 4 Seasons 3028 Ml. Rd. .163-5885 Kirk, 2136 Twentieth NW; Roger Moorman, tricia street Manchester; Betty Hoven, 1607 Eighteenth street NW; Henry Hoopc, 3812 Crcstwood drive NW; Timothy Jones, Center Point; Mark Desotcl, route one, Marion; Bruce Whiting, 889 Oakland road NE; Leland Morris, Toddville; each fined and costs. Kathleen Dris- coll, Williamsburg; Diana Les- meisler, 3033 Leonard street NE; John Shaver, 3430 E avenue NW; Honald Caviness, 1745 Hillside drive NW; Dennis Sinrjsank, Iowa City; Belinha VanSlyke, 201 Brentwood drive NE; each fined and costs. Intoxication Marie Smith, no address; fined and costs. Cynthia Pettit, no address; fined and costs. Garland DauBhcrty, Mai- lory street SW; fined and costs. Improper turn LaVernc Hall, 535 Eighth avenue, Marion; fined and costs. David Kuennen, nclmont parkway NW; fined and costs. Faulty equipment Jeffrey Adkins, 2325 Golfview drive NE; fined and costs. David Spicher, 2148 Mt. Vernon road SE; Wayne Holdsworth, Hia- watha; each fined and costs. Vehicle control violation Brcnda Peek, route three, Glass road NE; fined and costs. Traffic signal violation S. S. Statler, West Chester; fined and costs. John Clympr, 12180 Thirty-fifth street" NE; Margaret Fox, 173 Sixteenth nvenue SE; Kim Koopmnn, 141 Cherry Hill road NE; William Wilson, 1550 Julienne drive, Cedar Rapids; Sylvan Beardsly, 5424 Cedar drive NW; John Cipaitis, 3806 Vine avenue SE; each fined and costs. John Goodrich, 5400 J street SW; fined and costs. Iowa Deaths Arlington Regina Averill, 81. Saturday al at Glcim's. Swislicr Sarnie Schropp, 77. Monday at al the First Federated church, Oxford. Vis- lalion after 9 a.m. Sunday at jcorge L. Gay's, Iowa City, and after 10 a.m. Monday at the church. i Watkins Henry F. Ets- cheidt, 82. Monday at 10 at St. Patrick's Catholic church. Ro- sary Saturday and Sunday at 8 a t Halyerson's, Blairstown, where friends may call after 3 Saturday. Worthington C e 1 e s t i n e Sloll, 75, formerly of Worthing- ton. Saturday at at St. Paul's Catholic church. Parish Rosary Friday at at Kramer's. Keota Lester G. Smith, 66. Powell's. Anamosa Mrs. Hay Click, 84. Monday at at Goettsch's where friends may call after 10 Saturday. OHn J.H. Balkm, 68. Sat- urday at 11 at St. John Ameri- can Lutheran church. Visitation after 5 Friday at Hayden's, O 1 i n Memorial fund es- tablished. Petersburg Mrs. Lawrence (Mathilda) Rolfes, 66. Saturday at at Ss. Peter and Paul's church. Visitation after 1 Fri- day at McBride's, Dyersville, with Rosary Friday at 3 by the Christian Mothers society and scripture wake service at Parnell Carroll Berry, 46. Saturday at 10, St. Joseph Catholic church. Rosary Friday at 8, McSwiggin and Uhl- mann's. Williamsburg Opal Sweitzer, 76. Services in Howe Ind. McSwiggin. and Uhlmann's. Refunds for Home Canning Lids Set WASHINGTON (AP) _ The department of health, education and welfare reports that the Kerr Glass Manufacturing Corp has announced it will give con sumers refunds toward the cosl of home canning lids that faile( to .seal and were sold between November, 1973, and August 1974. The department said Kerr will also reimburse home canners to- ward the market price for fooc which was discarded because the lids failed to seal. Tile faulty lids were producet when Kerr modified its lid- sealing process. The first modi- fication did not produce consis- tent results and the process was changed, but Kerr said some lids containing the original com- pound were inadvertently shipped lo consumers. The department said further information could be obtainet by writing to Kerr Glass Manu- facturing Co., P. 0. Box 21 Oklahoma City, 73101. Want ads will help you fine part or full time employment! BROSH CHAPEL Cedar Rapids Inquire About Our Pre-arranged Services Solon let our flowers speak for you FLORIST and GIFT SHOP 364-8139 phone answered 24 hours every day "We're New In Town1 KENMORE Electric Drypr, old, oood condition, 3K1-04H. "Have never used your want ads before. Had 6 calls and sold the dryer. Very effective said Mrs. James Flrmrty. DIAL 398-8234 Memorial Services Miller, Wilbur C. Saturday at 1 p.m. at Chapel of Memories y the Rev. Marvin L. Ehncn of ur Savior Lutheran church. Burial: Cedar Memorial ceme- ,ery. Cedar Memorial funeral home is in charge of arrange- ments. Blcrie, William J. Satur- day at 9 a.m. at St. Patrick's atholic church by the Rev. Martin Laughlin. Burial: Im- maculate Conception cemetery, Fairbank. Prayer service Fri- day at p.m. at Teahen's. Andrews, Brcnda Turner chapel east at p.m. Satur- day by the Rev. Harmon Webb. Burial: Cedar Memorial. Friends may call at Turner easl until 1 p.m. Saturday. The cas- ket will not be opened after the service. I (Continued from IJage 1.) dential action" on the steel issue after the meeting. The government council has no authority to forbid price In- creases. (But the agency could lold public hearings lo public attention on steel prices. Because steel is a basic com- ponent of many manufactured products and because U. S. Steel usually sets the price Irend for the industry, the Ford administration was concerned about the inflationary impact of the company's move. But thus far only one other steel firm has matched U. S. Steel's increases. That company was the 13th largest steelmaker, CF I Steel Corp., which earli- er reported profits for the first nine months of this year which were more than four times its earning level for ail of 1973. Going Ahead As with the earlier U. S. Steel increase, Rees sent off a tele- ;ram asking CF I for a "full explanation and justification." the company planned to go ahead with its announced price increases despite Rees' tele- gram. Lord, CF I's vice-president were "entirely justified." He said, "The telegram will have no effect on our plans whatso- (Continued from Page 1.) election. Ford, the man who nominated him, was the only other vice-president to assume office by that route. In liis speech, Rockefeller praised Ford, congress and "the vigorous coverage of the free President Rents Colorado House From Strip Miner VAIL, Colo. (AP) President Ford will be spending Christ- mas in a house rented from a Dallas investor whose fedora! coal lease would be affected by Ford's action on a pending strip mining bill. Ford denied Thursday any .nowledge that Richard Bass, he house owner, holds the coal lease on acres in north- eastern Wyoming. Presidential News Secretary Ron Nessen said Ford does not At CF I headquarters in make decisions on environ- Pueblo, Colo., Edwin Lord said mental or strip mining bills "on the basis of whose house he rents at Christmas." Would Pay U. S. Companies and individuals, including Bass, would have to for sales, said the increases Pav thce government the Lord said CK I would show the council that the firm is pass' ing on increases in the cost ol natural gas, electricity, iron ore and coal, and the cost of a wage contract which went into effec in August. "I'm sure the council will un- derstand after they see what we're up he said, "we anticipate no problem at all." 40% Auto Layoffs Meanwhile, the massive auto industry layoffs, a major ingre- American press, radio and tele- dient of the deepening reces- vision, by which the American people are so well informed." He hailed what he called the thoroughness with which con- gress exercised its responsibili- ties to investigate his past. Rockefeller said that thoroughness "has been another dramatic evidence of the endur- ing vitality of the American Constitution." "Humility" "I fee! a great sense of humil- ity of gratitude for the privi- lege of serving the country Rockefeller said. Rockefeller took the oath on a family Bible held by Burger. It was liis grandmother's and his father's before him and he has used it for four inaugurations in Albany, New York's state capi- tal. Then, after the ceremony, he exercised the only formal duty given him under the Constitu- tion: He presided over the sen- ate for a brief interlude before going to a reception in the Capi- tol. Truck Toll 33 STERKSTROOM, South Africa (AP) A truck overturned Friday, killing 33 workers and injuring 26 seriously. sion, mounted Thursday. Ford Motor Co. announced a 28 percent cut in car production in the first three months of 1975, a move throwing workers off the job for part of the period. The Ford company's an- nouncement brings the number of auto industry layoffs set for cost of reclaiming stripped land if Ford signs the mining bill al ready passed by congress. Ford has expressed -reservations about the bill. Bass' 'land is not currently producing coal, according to federal officials. The tract is ap parently far less rich in coa than other areas of the Rock; mountain region. Environmentalists, who sup the bill, generally did not iccuse Ford of a conflict of ifl- erest. But they said the house swap suggests that the Pres- dent's sympathies lie with his associates in the energy- development business rather than with protecting the land. "Rise Above" It "Under tha circumstances, I liope President Ford1 will rise above his associations and sign the said Vim Wright, a ipokeswoman for the Colorado Open Space Council, a conser- vation group in Denver. "It's an interesting coinci- dence that the bill comes up at the same time Ford trades houses with Dick Said The Cedar llawldx Gazolte: I'rl., December 'id, 1074 City Pay Hikes (Continued from Page payment of In June and mend an employe. 'Hie step one in December. ivcn without a manner In which the plan dation after eight years, howev-T. can 'be illustrated by one department as an ex- Changes A major part of the study the police department, as to provide various job all departments, each em- sifications, then fit each will receive at least a 12 >loyc into a classification. increase if the plart is las been done, but changes will probably be made after the department heads lieutenants will get ho largest increase, 21.2 percent. That amounts to he data. Mayor Canney said any changes will come because year. Sergeants will get 18.96 percent, captains 18.4 percent, detectives 13.3 percent, as- errors in classifying specific chiefs 12.8 percent and dividuals, if such errors are found by the department chief 12.9 percent. He said changes won't Rate made in the plan merely on officers will start at >asis of disagreements a raise of slightly over how much a particular job percent, and will go to sification should the obligatory proba- Employes will be placed in period. new program without regard proposed new plan, as .he step they are on in be seen above, makes a dis- present pay between the grades of Automatic and detective. Now are (paid the same, bul Each employe will be the new plan sereants will on the step that provides him a higher salary. icr at least a 12 percent effect of the new plan crease. In some cases that be to start fire fighters am 3e the first step, in others it officers at the same pay M actually off the scale several years police have instance, if the employe is at a slightly higher rate ready receiving fact that has irked fire and the new program says employe should receive at tha top of the scale, thai employe will receive a flat Restaurant percent raise. In other words, that Damaged by Fire is as high on the pay scale as fire caused by overheated can go. His only future in a fryer at the Marc's unless the plan is Boy restaurant, 115 Seconc would be general SE, Friday resulted ir increases granted by the to the kitchen and filler January to at least or Kathy Fletcher of the Environ- more than 40 percent of the au- m e n t a 1 Defense Fund in Denver. "I think the most im- portant thing to conclude is that the President's friends and close associates arc developers of coal resources." The President and his family plan to rent Bass' five-bedroom house in Vail for two weeks starting Sunday. Bass says Ford will pay him per day, in ad- dition to giving Bass the use of a three-bedroom condominium which the President owns nearby. tomakers' total blue-collar work force. In other economic develop- ments: The commerce department reported that after-tax profits of the nation's corporations in- creased 13.5 percent in the third quarter this year. However, the department said there was vir- tually no change in profits from the second quarter after sub- tracting profits attributed to the rising value of business invento- ries. An Associated Press survey showed thai telephone compa- nies from coast lo coast are seeking rale increases, contend- ing they need the extra money to keep up wilh inflation. Now, two completely -staffed locations to serve you. John B. Turner Son Turner's East, 800 Second Ave. SE Turner's Wesl, 1221 First Ave. West "Co discnwiMtiHgpeople Do you normally learn the facts and features of a product, before buying it? Do you normally prefer a national brand product which has quality features but sells at a sensible price? Do you believe, at the time of need, you would want to give the best in underground protection at a reasonable price? If you answer "yes" to the above questions, you will want a copy of the informative Every Family Should Know" Write or Call YES a a a NO a. a council or longevity pay. Actual increases to be granted range from the minimum 12 percent, to over 30 percent in some cases, depending upon now the employe's present salary compares to the salary outlined for his job in the new program. Cost 14.21% The total budget impact of the boost for -the city's more than employes is 14.21 percent. In dollars, the increase is bringing the total salary figure for next year to The figures do not include longevity pay, fringe benefits or overtime. Longevity pay is also being changed under the new plan. The five different longevity pay systems now in use will be replaced by a single system. It will pay additional each monlh for each five years of service, to a maximum of 20 years. The money, instead of being included in each check, will be paid in two lump sums. An employe' with 11 years service, for example, could building with smoke. The fire was reported1 lat a.m. Friday. Fire officials said the fire caused light damage to the building. Tlie restaurant was closed for Ihe day but expected to reopen Saturday, according to an Tragedy TOKYO (UPI) Eleven coal miners were killed, 11 were injured land four were missing in a cavein deep on Japan's northern main island, Hokkaido. your buying, renting, selling or locating problems fasl with a want ad. (Li'tliii1 iftttpicU UIJ by Tin GoMtTe Co. ona published dally and Sunday at 500 Third owe. SE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa SMW. Iowa. Subscription ratil by carrltr ?5 etnts o. week. Bv mall: Nloht Edition and Sunday Issues J3.7S a month, o year: Afternoon Editions and Sunday 7 Issues S3.8S a month. 140.00 a year. Other states and U.S. territories a year. No Mall Subscriptions accepted In areas having to the use for republlcallon of all the local news printed In this newspaper as well as all AP news dispatches. PIERSON'S J FLOWER SHOP 1800 KI.I.IS BLVD. NW KLOWEKI'lHIN'E .166-HJ2B JOHJV E. LAPES floweri for ill occasions 308 3rd Ave. SE 365-0511 BURIAL VAULT ROLAND WILBERT VAULT CO., Inc. (Positively no sales contact will he made) 1210 Blairs Ferry Hd., Marion, Iowa 521102 Visit The Inspiring Nativity Scene OPEN AGAIN AFTER BEING CLOSED LAST YEAR DUE TO THE ENERGY CRISES A free public service presented by Cedar Memorial Funeral Home-Cemetery Open nightly December 20 through 25, to On Friday evening, Dec. 20th, Kenwood Park United Methodist Church will portray the Nativity family. A panorama of dazzling Christmas lights the whole family will enjoy. Again there will be real live animals in the Grotto of the Nativity, which is an exact replica of the real Grotto under the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem designed by Francis Brinkman. Other tradi- tional Nativity scenes the Wisemen with their camels... the shepherds watching over their sheep are also to be seen along the route. PLEASE NOTE 1974 ROUTING Entry is from the West on Collins Road N.E. Map below shows full routing iCOLlimiimt ;