Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - April 23, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Tues., April 23, 1974
More Legislators Back Tax Cut; Burns Favors Credit Tightening
WASHINGTON (AP) ate Democratic Leader Mans* for the average working stiff field has joined a growing who's carrying the load in this number of congress members country.” supporting a substantial tax cut Inflation is running at a rate to help Americans hard hit by of more than IO percent annual* spiraling inflation. ly, according to government
However. Chairman Arthur statistics.
Burns of the Federal Reserve
Board said Monday he opposes a tax cut. Rather the board plans to use money and interest
Manfield said the revenue lost through a tax cut could be made
policies to fight inflation, even UP by closing tax loopholes and though such policies could hurt by reducing spending for dottle home building industry, tense, foreign aid and space. Burns said. Senator Griffin of Michigan,
Mansfield, noting increasing support for a tax cut among legislators and economists, said,
the acting Republican leader, told newsmen he does not think there is going to be a tax cut
DORCHESTER- Three-year-old Craig Schwartzhoff, son of the Dale Schwartzhoffs, rural Dorchester, is in critical condition in a Lacrosse hospital after running into the path of a car driven by Leo Schulte, 20, Dorchester, Monday.
MT. VERNON - The Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphony, conducted by Dr. William Jones, is scheduled to play a concert Saturday at Cornell college’s King chapel. The public is invited to attend the 1:30 p.m. program at no admission charge.
IOWA CITY - Robert E. Yager, professor of science education at «he University of Iowa, has assumed the presidency of the National Assn. for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) Yager has been active in research during his 18-year career at the University of Iowa.
Sen-]‘‘This is something we can do this year. But he added that one
might be justified if necessary to head off a recession.
Sen. Curtis (R-Neb.), a senior member of the senate finance committee, said congress ought to be talking about balancing the budget instead of cutting taxes.
‘‘Let’s deal with the cause of inflation and not fool the American people with talk about a tax cut,” Curtis said.
Senators Humphrey CD-Mum.), Kennedy (D-Mass.) and Mondale (D-Minn.) also have urged a tax reduction.
In the house, Speaker Albert of Oklahoma and Chairman Mills of the powerful ways and means committee have indicated they would support such a move unless there is a marked upturn in the economy soon. “Loan Explosion’’
Burns said there has been “a veritable explosion in the last few months of business loans” and in the money supply.
He said the board is deter-mined to follow moderate money and interest rate policies even though such policies may be hurting the home building industry and driving up interest rates.
“We are not going to sit back and prepare a monetary path to the continuance of inflation.” Burns said there would be no credit crunch and that the board would allow the supply of money and credits to expand, but only at a moderate rate. “Very Unwise”
“To shape our monetary policy on the future of home building and to neglect the art of the economy, and particularly very dangerous inflation in this country, would be very unwise.” He said other government agencies can help the home
Police Chief Naming Set Wednesday
A new police chief will probably be chosen Wednesday, Safety Commissioner James Stein-beck said There are eight candidates for J the job, which became vacant * * *
last fall when George Mafias re- dill, Taken Erie
tired due to poor health. 3253 Bever circle SE,
Steinbeck said he has rowed the field to three appli
Photo Exhibit — The North Central camera club exhibit in the auditorium of the Cedar Rapids public library will be open Thursday night from 6 to 9. * * *
Save on patient gowns and
Compressor Stolen — An air
compressor valued at $90 was reported taken Sunday or Monday from the front porch at the residence of Roberta J. Wisdom. 536 Ninth street SW.
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Kay’s Shoppe, full or part | time beautician. 362-5743 or
1363-1133. — Adv.
Hender, * * *
Garden Plot: City Finds It A Best Seller
People who have reserved garden plots on city land can now sign their lease and start planting, Parks Commissioner Stan Reinis said Tuesday.
About 650 people have reserved the plots, which are located on city property not being used for park or other purposes.
Reinis said those who have
IOWA CITY — Iowa City police are investigating a Monday breakin at the Carriage Hill Apartments that resulted in considerable damage to a large amount of laundry equipment in the apartment complex’ laundry room. The time of the damage has not been determined. A small amount of change from the coin operated equipment was taken.
WEST BRANCH—An 18-year old West Branch man, William R. Rummels, is in the intensive care ward at VA hospital, Iowa City, with injuries he suffered Sunday. Rummels and a passenger were riding a motorcycle when the front wheel fell off, pitching them into the ditch. His passenger was not hurt.
West Union Bids
WEST UNION— Action was delayed until May 6 on acceptance of bids submitted for sewage treatment plant work here. Six bids were submitted, with Nelson Construction Co., Cobb, submitting the apparent low' bid of $1,569,417. Work is to be done by July, 1975.
reported; check Taken - Joe Wolfe, nar-iMonday the theft of a golf club,2704 Matthew drive SW, report- reserved space should go to Ii-: valued at $40 from his office at e(j a check made out in his the city clerk's office on the
cants, including at least one ofiHte Inv(fors’ 37,5J;olli"s road name was taken from the glove fourth floor of city hall to sign
NE, sometime last Thursday. compartment of his pickup a lease and pay the $2 fee.
* * * truck Sunday while it was The plots have all been
department who applied, and story Hour — Weekly story parked in the 300 block of First marked with stakes, plowed
and harrowed, he said, and maps have been prepared to
the two members of the local
plans a meeting with the rest of hour for preschoolers will be avenue E. the city council Wednesday af- given Wednesday from 10:30 to
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tcrnoon to make a selection.
The selection may not be announced until next week, he added, because all the applicants should be informed of the choice before it is made public.
Steinbeck said there may be a legal problem involving a section of the state code that requires a new chief to be hired within 30 days after a certified list of applicants is supplied by the civil service commission.
That would mean an appointment is necessary within about ten days.
The problem, Steinbeck said, is whether the law means the man must be officially hired by the deadline. If that’s the case,
ll a.m. in the downtown library Effective May I, Drs. Crew, auditorium. A similar program Vanourny and * Davis will be will be given at Edgewood moving from 717 A Ave. NE to branch, 221 Edgewood road NW. ioso 5th Ave. SE. — Adv. from 1:30 to 1:50 p.m. * * *
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Rummage sale Wed.
8:00; Thurs. 8:00-11:00
Ring Missing — Madelyn
O’Connell, 139 Fortieth street
, . , NE. reported a gold engagement
Bethany Congregational church, ri va]ued at $265 amj $250
1300 6th St. NW.
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Interagency Meeting — The
Interagency council will meet Friday noon at the YWCA. Director Mary Jane Gormly will speak on information and referral.
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Tastee Frcez Sundae Sale! 29c
cash were taken from her billfold Monday when it was left on a washing machine at the Snowline Coin laundry, 3232 Center Point road NE.
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Fashion Cleaners — Suede: sleeping bags.—Adv.
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show gardeners where their plot is located.
Reinis stressed that people going to sign their leases should be sure to take along an insurance rider, as specified in the lease, proving there will be liability insurance on the properties.
Council Plans Promotion of Th ree Officers
Action Expected Wednesday on Apartment Site
Construction may start early next month on a 144-unit apartment complex north of Thirty-fifth street drive SE.
The city council is expected to approve a revised site development plan for the project, being constructed by Welsh and Welsh Development Co., at its Wednesday meeting.
A controversy developed regarding the complex last sum-j mer when the developer requested rezoning to permit construction cf the apartments. Most area residents cited increased traffic on Thirty-fifth street drive as the basis for the objections.
The city council approved the rezoning, subject to several conditions. One of the conditions prohibits use of Thirty-fifth I street drive for traffic to and from the apartments. It pro-;vides for ingress and egress via Thirty-eighth street SE, and requires that improvements on ■ the street be made to city standards at the developer's expense.
The revised development plan was never formally approved by the council, because of what a lawyer for the developer termed a misunderstanding.
He said the developer as-
WEST UNION—Thieves stole $48 in cash and the motor from a minibike in a burglary Sunday night at the Northeast Iowa Cycle Shop here.
TOLEDO — The probation of Kenny C. Willson, 23, Toledo, on a charge of assault and battery, was revoked last week in Tama county district court. Judge Louis W. Schultz ordered that he serve 30 days in jail, with credit given for seven days in the Marshall county jail while awaiting the revocation hearing.
DES MOINES (AP) - Without even a raised eyebrow, the Iowa house approved Monday an appropriation of $1,004,000 to complete conversion of the Iowa police radio network from low band to high band.
The proposal is one which generated verbal sparks in the last few sessions, led to creation last year of a legislative committee to review state safety department plans for the con-, iowa CITY — Berniece M version and stirred a spirited Hies, 78, died at her home Mon-appropriations committee de-day night following a long
Williamsburg Rites Set for O. E. Jones
WILLIAMSBURG - Osborne Edward Jones, 91, a retired banker here, died Monday.
Born Nov. 2, 1882, at Williamsburg, he was educated in the Williamsburg schools and was graduated from high school in 1900.
He was married to Honore Dunn Sept. 4, 1908, at Williamsburg. She died in 1967. Mr. Jones was associated with Farmers Trust and Savings bank for 62 years before his retirement in 1962.. He was president of the bank at that time.
Mr. Jones also served as trea-surer of the Williamsburg schools for more than 50 years.
Surviving are four sons, Willard and Harold of Williamsburg; Winston, Streamwood, 111.; Russell, Ventura, Calif.; four daughters. Mrs. Robert Wellman and Kathleen Jones, Cedar Rapids; Mrs. Michael Mack, Waterloo; Mrs. Kenneth Steimel, Charles City; 25 grand-children and eight greatgrandchildren.
Services will be Thursday at 2 at United Presbyterian church. Jones Funeral home.
The city council is expected to I take action Wednesday on three, sumed it would post a bond cov-
,«,<*> -Thjrty-eighth TTT til:
$1. Hiawatha Garden Center,! Safety Commissioner James councji instead wants the im-393-2910.—Adv. I Steinbeck said he will submit proVementS completed before
1936 42nd St. NE, 85 16th Ave. SW, and South lith and Grand,
and if the man is not able to Marion. — Adv. leave his present duties that: * * *
quickly, there is a question of Bonds Taken — Glenn D. Czech who he is working for if he Armstrong, 1323 Sixth street meeting
- The Federation
Steinbeck said he will resolutions promoting Lt. WH-^ jj ham J. Byrne to captain of detectives. Detective Mark K. Cor
the city accepts the street.
There was never a disagreement over what would be done
*Y*iv UC IO »uiiuii£ IU! ll lie,Armstrong, IU* amin sci.liputpnant of ripfprtives u u t i .u
or become reported Monday the theftjCzech Groups has been P°st';a®d officer Lawrence G Micha- said Pay
lee to detective. Bvrne will fill
government bonds worth|poned.
$25 each, $200 worth of silver! * * *
dollars and a fishing tackle box Civitan Club — Stan Wieder-
valued at $5 from his residence span. director of Cedar Rapids vacated when Wallace Johnson, between Thursday and Monday. : Art center, will speak Friday at was promoted recently * * * 7:30 a m. at Bishop’s downtown, captain to assistant chief.
building industry without causing serious losses to the rest of ty the procedure, the economy.
Burns did not elaborate on his opposition to a tax cut.
However, a d rn i nis t r at i o n spokesmen have said that a tax reduction would be inflationary and would not have any immediate effect on the economy.
in his present job. |0f
Steinbeck said he doesn't anticipate any problems because some of the applicants took civil service exams in their hometowns instead of in Cedar
Rapids. | Hickory smoked barbecued
The Policemen's Protective! ribs, shrimp, and chicken.
Assn. has questioned the legali- bureau will have a meeting Fri-|changes in the department until sources
Shultz: Oil Prices
To Decline in Year
SINGAPORE (AP)-OU prices
* * * Steinbeck said the detective, will fall one year from row be-
Ag Meeting — The Chamber division is still understaffed, but cause tremendous efforts arc of Commerce agriculture he does not expect to make any being made to find alternative
of energy, outgoing
day at 4 p.m. in the Chamber the situation can be assessed by Treasury Secretary Shultz said
Venue Change Asked in Hall
the new police chief.
A free public lecture, “Let’s Choose Heaven Here” will be given Thursday evening at First Murder Cd Se laurel! Christ, Scientist, 1242
I Second Ave. S. E.— speaker. IOWA CITY — The state re-1 Grace Benns Curtis of the , quested a change of venue Tues-! Christian Science Board of day in Johnson county district1 Lectureship—at 8:00. Care for court in the James Hall case. small children w ill be provided.
Hall, 20. Is accused of the -Adv-
(March 13 slaying of Sarah Ann . , .
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Sunrise Optimists — Election of officers will take place Saturday morning at 7:30 am. at
Petition Asks Traffic Signa
At 4th Street jOttens in a coeducational dormitory at the University of Iowa.
A petition bearing 109 signa-; Judge schultz took the, tures has been filed with the change of venue request under Bishops Cafeteria, downtown.
city clerk, asking the city coun-1 advisement, saying he will * * *
cil to place a traffic signal on make a decision, “probably Third avenue SE at its inter- within a week.” section with the Fourth street ^ previous change of venue railroad tracks.
There is now an uncontrolled pedestrian crosswalk at the intersection, which the petition says is unsafe because some vehicles do not yield the right-of-way to pedestrians.
Many of the signers are employed at 400 Third avenue SE, site of the Linn health center.
Sing Out Cedar Rapids, musi-' cal group. Thursday 7 30 p.m. Wilson Junior High. Proceeds
request bv the state was denied I wi“ furchase baseba11
by Judge Harold Victor. Judge Schultz confirmed
other motion was offered, which concert band ^ Revolutionary! would exclude certain evidence. Band , wiu form Thurs/ but he would make no public d nj ht at 7:30 a, WashmRton comment on this motion. hlgh schoo| Tickets aval)ab,c a, j
Hall presently is free on bond door. Proceeds will be used for on the murder charge. band’s summer tour of Europe.
Iowa City Rites for
Berniece M. Ries
bate earlier this session.
- ! Surviving are a daughter,
Salaries Set Mrs. Robert Osmundson, Iowa
MCGREGOR-The Mar-Mac j City; a son, IL H. Ries, San Community school board Mon-,Diego, Calif.; six grandchildren, day night set the base starting an^ one great-grandchild, salary for teachers at $7,700, an Services will be Wednesday at j increase of $400. The board also13:30 at Beckman-Butherus fu-| voted to provide full-family in- neral home. A memorial has! surance coverage for employes, been established.
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STATE OF IOWA USED VEHICLES State Vehicle Dispatcher’s Garage
Des Moines, Iowa
Saturday, April 27, 1974 Time: 10:00 A.M.
VEHICLES WILL BE SOLD AS IS, WITH NO GUARANTEES OR WARRANTIES, TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER, WITHOUT RESERVATION.
AT State Vehicle
AUCTION CONDUCTED Dispatcher’s Garage.
301 E. 7th STREET DES MOINES, IOWA
Vehicles ma/ be inspected at the State parking lot Cost 7th and Court on Friday, April 26, from 8 OO a rn. to 4 30 p.m. and from 8:00 a.m. until IO OO a.m., April 27. Auction will begin promptly at lO OO a rn. in the State Vehicle Dispatcher s Garage, corner of East 7th and Walnut Streets.
PLEASE NOTE TERMS OF AUCTION SALE
1. NO PERSONAL OR COMPANY CHECKS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR THE $200.00 DEPOSIT OR FINAL SETTLEMENT.
2. BUYER MUST BE 18 YEARS OLD OR OVER.
3. A BID DEPOSIT IS NOT REQUIRED UNTIL THE FIRST . VEHICLE IS PURCHASED, then a $200.00 deposit (cash or certified check, traveler'* check, postol money order, cashier's check, or bank draft) mode payable or endorsable to the State of Iowa, WILL HOLD ONE OR SEVERAL VEHICLES. (Exception: Political Subdivisions may use either Requisition or Purchase Order in lieu of deposit).
4. Final settlement may be mode the day of auction, ond final settlement must be completed ond vehicles moved from the premises by I 2:00 NOON, Thursday, May 2. All deposit* will be forfeited if balance due it not satisfied.
5. Iowa Sales Tax will not be collected at the auction. State Sales Tax where applicable will be paid to the County Treasurer at time of application for license.
6. Title transfer on final settlement. In Transit paper license plates will be furnished by the State Vehicle Dispatcher to the successful bidder.
This auction is open to all individuals as well as dealers!
Auction Will Consist of Approx. 150 Units
9— I 972 Plymouth (Duster) (Compact) 6 cyl 2-dr
A/C A/TP/S Radio
-1972 American (Hornet) (Compact) 6 cyl dr. A/C A/TP/S Radio
4—1973 Dodge (Polara) (400 engine) 4-door Sedan A/C A/T P/S P. B Radio
24—1972 American (Ambassador) 4 dr. Sedon AZC A/T P/S P B Rodio
31 — 1972 Dodge (Polara) (318 engine) 4 dr. Sedan A/C A/T P/S P B Radio
12—1972 Chrysler (Newport) Custom 4 dr. Sedan A/C A/T P/S P B Radio
•5—1972 Plymouth (Suburban) 3-Seat Wagon A C A/T P/S PZB Radio
16—1972 American (Ambassador) 6 poss. Waqon A/C A/T P/S P, B Radio
2—1970 Chevrolet (Townsman) 3-Seat Wogon A/C A/T P/S P/I Radio
2 — 1970 Plymouth (Fury ll) (318 engine) 4 dr. Sedan A/C A/TP/S P/I Radio
-1969 Plymouth (Fury ll) 4-dr. P/S P/B Radio
Sedan A/C A/T
I — 19/0 Ford — Mini Home — Van w/Built-up Top A/C A/T Stove (AC-DC) Refrig, Sink, Bed
1 — I 972 Dodge Vi-ton Pickup — A/T
2 —1971 Dodge Vj-fon Pickup — A/T
6—1970 Chevrolet I-ton Truck w/9' box, Hoist 4* speed
I —1970 International %-ton Pickup (Travellette) 6-pass — 4-speed
1 — 1967 Dodge 3/«-ton Pickup — Std, Trans.
I 1969 Ford 3/i-fon Pickup — 4 speed
2—1969 Chevrolet I-ton Truck w/9' box, Hoist 4-speed
I 1968 Ford (1000) (Sleeper) Truck Tractor
(Cummings) Diesel w/5th wheel — tandem _
w, I 963 40-foot Dorsey Trailer
I —1964 Dodge 1-ton Truck w/9' bed ond rack — 4 speed
I 1966 Ford (600) Dump Truck — w/4-spd trans — 2-spd axle
I 1966 Dodge 2-ton Dump Truck w/5 spd hon*
;<*y y... -a ■
kv.:. 4v v-v.v./.
ALL VEHICLES HAVE BEEN SAFETY INSPECTED.
Auction Conducted by —
Southtown Enterprises, Inc.
Joy & Johnson Auction Co. Gail McAninch, Auctioneer