Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - April 24, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Nip Cedar Rapids Gazette: Wed., \pril 24, 1974
Group Says 'Not Opposed' To New Shopping Center
A nine-member board of di- tional 1.100.000 square feet of rerectors was elected Tuesday by tail space. That figure is cquiva-Taxpayers for Sensible Plan- lent of 40 percent of all the ning (TSP) and a statement is- present retail space, including sued saying the organization is Sixteenth avenue, downtown, not opposed to a new west-side Lindale Plaza and other smaller shopping center, only expansion shopping centers, the group of it. claims.
The non-profit organization “The economic capacity in-was recently established to volves more than just the ques-serve as a focal point for tax- non of many small local shops payers throughout the commu- being forced out of business," nity who have expressed mis- the TSP said. "It involves em-givings about the proposal to payment. Economic studies in-expand the proposed shopping dicate that any increase in em-center by an additional 21 acres payment created by the center currently zoned residential in would be strictly temporary, the area of Edgewood road and quickly offset by elimination of Williams boulevard SW, the jobs elsewhere statement said. 5. The effect on the commui-
Directors !-v's “quality of life" in terms of
ecology, job displacement, po-* he real estate promoters ai~ | tential downtown blight, proper-
ready have 66 acres zoned com-;tv tax increases for the average
mercial in the area where a taxpayer shopping center could be built ' _ without further action by the city council, a TSP spokesman said. The group, how’ever, questions the feasibility, the effect on the community and the cost to the taxpayers of rezoning an additional 21 acres as requested nrunL nrivino by the developers, he said. ^riving
Named to the board of direc- Pl 60S EntorGcl
tors were Patrick M. Robv, , .
Louie J. Prochobradsky, jr.. Il™, pcrs,,ns Appeared Robert C. Armstrong. Dan L. magistrate s rom ! Monday and
Schwitters, Herbert L. Killian.PM. guilty to charges of drunk
0. H. -Mike- Tousey. A L.:drlvlns
Smulekoff, Thomas S.* Redford Melvin Warfield, 2725 .Johnson
and L. W, Van Nostrand, jr. avenue Nw> was f,ned $30° and
“Ten ic __j * ordered to attend the school
ls0/esedrclllnf da,a ™ for drunk drivers a. Kirkwood liTar! rTh'Lh a' Community college. He was ar-,
• rL v arV"- rested March so.
volved. Chairman Van Nos-
trand said. 'The information Davld Hoover' 1729 Elils bou-vvill be presented to the city levard Nw- "as plvcn a 9°-da>'' council at the May 8 nubI ic suspended )al1 sentence and or-
hearing on the question ” !dered lo al,cnd ,hc schocl for
drunk drivers at Kirkwood. He Statement was arrested March 26.
The TSP statement expressed ----
Boys, 13 and IO, Charged After Auto Joy Ride
A 13-ycar-old boy who was driving a car owned by the mother of the 10-year-old passenger was charged with three Wednesday offenses after the car hit two pumps in a gas station.
Police said the boys drove several friends to school and then went to a service station at 1601 Ellis boulevard NW. where the driver lost control and hit the pumps, causing about $150 damage.
The 13 vear old was charged with driving without an Iowa driver's license, operating an auto without the owner’s consent and malicious damage.
The IO year old was charged as an accomplice.
Services Are Friday For Josephine Lint
SHELLSBURG - Josephine Lint. 61, widow of Ira Lint, died died Wednesday at University hospitals in Iowa City after a long illness.
Born Nov. IO. 1912. at Bellevue, she is survived by three stepsons, Ernest, Cedar Rapids: Elzo, Perryville. Mo., and Charles E., Vinton: two brothers, Clarence and Floyd Seiler. Cedar Rapids; three sisters, Mrs. W. D. Kellogg. Urbana; Mrs. A. C. Shipley. Shellsburg, and Mrs. Lester Heck, Todd Ville.
Services: Friday at 2 at
Campbell’s, where friends may call after I Thursdav.
$/. Luke's Board Adopts Formal Abortion Policy
A permissive policy on abor-i ramp to be constructed across A fion was adopted by the St. avenue from the hospital.
Luke’s hospital board of direc- * * *
tors at its semi-annual meeting \ building report indicated Tuesday. construction may start soon on
The policy allows abortion the new parking ramp, with
when the mother's life is endan gered. in cases of incest or
completion date set for Dec. I. The new major trauma and
rape, or when there is a possi- emergency center, largest in bilify the child has serious de-the state, and a new radiology feels, but it stops short of abor- department are scheduled to lion on demand. ^open in June.
The policy, which is compart- The Iiew diagnostic building is hie with present medical staffhearing completion, with the bylaws at the hospital, said in laboratory already moved into cases where the mother’s life ishe lower level, endangered "the path of mature Major capital equipment im-Christian judgment may in- pavements amounted to
dicate the advisability of abortion.
“Good social policy requires, it seems to us, that abortion should not be included in the
criminal code, so that women , , ..
in counsel with relatives and emc,fT'nc\. andoutpatient ser-
other concerned parties are free IV1^ r*-cordcd larSe increases. to make their own responsible wu . dornands [0r. sPeecd Pa
• . . if tinmen; ann aiirtinlnm; sorvini
$211,815 in the first six months of the fiscal year.
* * *
Statistics showed in-patient
admissions of 12,620 patients since Sept. I. Major trauma.
the per-; and audiology service
sonal and moral questions sur., nca[Iv doubled. The use of X-ra\
rounding the issue of abortion." facllllle,f ‘s. the hlShest ln «*
hospital s historv. rhe statement was recon,-; The averagc ’ total cost pcr
mended by a joint committee of h j(a| s( a, S( Luke,s ,.osc
doctors and board members abou( ,# nt durj |972.74
while the consumer price index increased 10.9 percent.
response to letters and policies on abortion presented to the hospital.
* * * 30 YEARS AGO - Marshal
In other business, the board Tito announced he intended to received a gift of $48,000 from expand Yugoslavia's frontiers the hospital auxiliary, the larg- by claiming the Koruska section cst gift ever from the group. 0f southwestern Austria.
It was the first installment on _____________
a $150,000 pledge to provide a A good salesman has to cover skywalk and elevators in con- his territory. Want ads do this nection with the new parking daily.
Woman Union Official To Aid Grand Opening
The director of the new women's affairs department of the Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America will be in Cedar Rapids this weekend to assist with ceremonies opening the new Local P-3 hall at 116 Fourteenth avenue SE.
Add ie Wyatt of Chicago, appointed to the international union post earlier this year, and Cedar Rapids Mayor Donald Canney will cut ribbons to kick off the hall’s grand opening at ll a.m. Saturday. A flag presentation and flag raising ceremony at 10:45 will precede the ribbon cutting.
Open house of the new facilities will take place from ll a m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
Mrs. Wyatt is the wife of the Rev. Claude S. Wyatt, jr., and the mother of two sons. She has served on numerous national and state commissions and has participated in many conferences dealing with needs and rights of women. Prior to her present appointment, she served in various union positions at local, district and national levels.
An address by Mrs. Wyatt on "Woman’s Role in the Changing Society" will be given at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Mt. Zion Baptist church.
20 YEARS AGO - Cambodia delivered to the U.N. a protest against the Vietminh invasion of
the kingdom's territory.
Stanley: Farmers Should Hold Reserves
WEBSTER CITY - Dave Stanley (R-Muscatine), candidate for the nomination for U. S. senator, said Tuesday grain reserves should be held by farmers on the farm and not controlled by the government.
Stanley said, “We know from bitter experience that any government grain reserve will be dumped on the market at the wrong time, depressing grain prices. Farmers and rural states like Iowa are in the minority. and congress doesn't seem to care about Iowa farmers.”
any form of health insurance, Sullivan charged “private health insurance coverage is taking an increasingly greater bite out of family budgets, while out-of-pocket expenses not covered by present health insurance continue to rise."
Sullivan Asks U. S. Insurance System
CLINTON — Democratic Second district congressional candidate Harry Sullivan has called for establishment of a national health insurance system, to provide adequate and readily accessible health care services to all Americans.
Speaking in Clinton before a group at Mt. Saint Clare junior college. Sullivan said millions of Americans are being priced out of the health insurance market. Rising costs for medical care, accentuated by spiraling inflation, have placed the cost of adequate health insurance out of the reach of many.
Noting nearly half of those under the age of 65 are without
Jeff, Kennedy Students Return From L. A. Trip
Over 130 Jefferson and Kennedy students returned Wednesday morning from a four-day field trip to the Los Angeles area.
The students, members of the concert choirs from both schools, attended a choral workshop at Long Beach State university.
Both groups presented separate concerts at churches and high schools in the area between Saturday and Tuesday.
Students participated in fund raising activities, such as candy sales, to partially defray expenses.
UNITED NATIONS. NY. (AP) — The United Nations Special Committee on Decolonization. which is dominated by foes of the white regimes in southern Africa, claims that a cholera epidemic in white-ruled Rhodesia has killed thousands and is threatening the lives of millions of others.
concern in five basic areas:
1. Cost to the taxpayer in terms of municipally provided services, such as street con-
Man Found Guilty
On Trespass Count
Donald Lane, 2129 North
struction, sewer installation. Towne place NE. was found traffic control devices, in- guilty Monday in magistrate’s: creased police and fire prottc-1 court on a charge of criminal
lion. trespass and was fined $100 and
2. Continuation of “leap frog" co^s-
zoning which leaves residential He was charged with trespass-areas on the fringe of. or sand- mg on the property of Donald wiched between, commercial Springer, Ellis road NW. on Feb. tracts. 18.
3. Weakening of the tax base---
^J„°ficrin!rde,criora,ion °I.,he Suit Possible lf
downtown area, as occurred in Waterloo and Iowa City.
4. Economic capacity of the community to absorb an addi- DES MOINES (UPI) — Sen.
------------- _ __ Minnette Dodcrer iD-Iowa City)
p. J. ii I said Tuesday the Iowa legisla-
Ur&W I O riBod ture could be subject to a sex
i/ i discrimination suit if lawmakers
V BTgrODS \yrOUp fail to change a proposed pay
Ted Drew. 1040 Third avenue schedule for legislative eni-| SE. is the new commander of ploves and secretaries.
Linn county barracks, Veterans Mrs. Doderer said a provision
of World war I. in the pay proposals singles out
Election and installation took fl°°r secretaries of all house place Sunday at Veterans Me- and senate members and added, morial building. “This is a clear violation of
Others taking office were: j Title 7 of the federal equal! William Hoggard, Marion, se- rights law. nior vice-commander; James The Iowa City Democrat said Swat os h, junior vice-com- at least one secretary is ready mander; Ed Machula. quarter- to file the discrimination suit master; Harold Johnson, judge against the legislature if law-advocatc; Byron Wetzel, chap- makers adopt the pay schedule, lain; Walter Morris, service of- Both Democrats and Republi-ficcr. and Claude Childs, ^er- cans held caucuses earlier in geant-at-arms. the day on the proposed plan
-—---- and Mrs. Doderer said from all
30 YEARS AGO — The Mos- indications “they don’t plan to cow radio called on the Aus- change anything and will con-trians to revolt instead of wait- tinue to make the secretaries a mg passively for liberation. separate entity.”
Your thinking determines your experience.
Hear this FREE Christian Science Lecture
The title is "LET S CHOOSE HEAVEN HERE.’’ Are we trapped by forces beyond our control — or do we have the freedom to choose the kind of life we want to live? Miss Curtis offers a practical step by step approach for each of us to find our own way to heaven, here. So if mental and physical pollution are troubling you, come spend an enlightening hour with us
Grace Bemis Curtis
Member of the Christian Science Board of Lectureship
In the auditorium of
First Church of Christ, Scientist
I 242 Second Ave. S.E., Cedar Rapids
THRUSDAY, APRIL 25... 8 p.m.
Core for Small Children Provided.
Ifs inventory time and in order to cut down on the work and time of inventory we are cutting the prices of our entire stock. Everything goes at tremendous savings.
Some are I or 2 of a kind, some floor samples, but all at low, low prices
Secretaries Ignored I SAVE to 60%
All Items Subject to Prior Sale
SHOP THURSDAY UNTIL 9:00 P.M.
KROEHLER 2 Pc. Sofa and Chair. Scotchgard Floral Matelasse, Reg. $599.50
SCHWEIGER SOFA. Modern style, Herculon Stripe cover, arm caps. Reg. $319.50
KROEHLER SOFA. Traditional tufted back Olive velvet. Reg. $449.50
KROEHLER LOVE SEAT, 100% nylon cover Reversible cushions, arm caps. Reg. $269.50
3 Pc. Sectional. Reversible zippered cushions. Nylon cover. Choice of Gold Green or Brown. Reg. $298.00
Olive—Gold Tweed Sofa. Herculon cover. Reg. $249.50
SCHWEIGER SOFA High back. Reversible Cushions. Olive Velvet Cover. Reg. $399
KROEHLER SOFA. Rust color.
TUXEDO STYLE SOFA. Biscuit tufted. Gold vinyl. Reg. $249.50
2-pc. Sofa and Chair. Olive—nylon tweed cover. Reg. $349.50
Kroehler Sleep- or-Lounge Channel Back, Full sze mattress. Black Naugahyde cover. Reg $349.50
Sofa. 2 cushion reversible. Green or gold velvet stripe. Just 2. Reg, $199.50
SCHWEIGER 3 pc. Living Room Group Mediterranean Sofa and Mr. & Mrs. Chairs. Arm Caps. Gold or Olive nylon cover.
*479 *229 s369 *198
14.2 Cu.Ft. Philco Refrigerator Single door Reg. $249.95
New Philco 25" Color TV. Solid state walnut Reg. $699
Maytag Auto. Washer 14 lb.
Reg. $299.95 Floor sample
Eureka Upright Cleaner Reg. $59.95
20" Hardwick Gas Range Reg. $149.95
I 2" Zenith Black and White TV
Maytag Electric Dryer.
Reg. $219.95 Floor sample.
DIXIE 3-Pc. BEDROOM SUITE. French Provincial triple dresser, mirror, chest and full or queen size headboard. Pecan.
3 Pc. MEDITERRANEAN BEDROOM SUITE.
Triple dresser, mirror, chest and headboard. $Q/[Q Oak. Reg. $449.50 0*W
3 Pc. OAK BEDROOM SUITE.Triple dresser,
mirror, chest and full or queen size bed. *258
LANE 3 pc. Contemporary Bedroom Suite
Triple 9 Drawer Dresser with Mirror. 5 drawer
chest and Full or Queen Size Headboard. wwV
Beautiful oak. Rea. $799.50
5 Pc. Dinette Set. Oval Table. Formica Fired Copper Top. 4 Swivel Arm Chairs on casters. Naugahyde. Gleaming chrome. $
7 Pc. Set 36 x60 Oval Table, stain-resistant top. 6 Hi-back chairs. Bronzetone finish
5 pc. Dinette Set. Extension Table with leaf. Heat and stain resistant top.4 washable vinyl chairs. Bronzetone finish. Reg $99.50
Cal-style 3 pc. set. Table and 2 Benches, 30"x48 '. Formica top. Naugahyde upholstery. Reg. $ 199.50
Douglas 5-pc. Dinette Set. Octagon 36 x48" Extension table with leaf. Plastic top. 4 vinyl upholstered Chairs. Avocado finish. Reg. $ I I 9.50
3 Pc. Bedroom Suite. Double Dresser and Mirror, 5 Drawer Chest and Full Size Headboard. Walnut finish. Reg. $229.50
3 Pc. Bedroom Suite Triple Dresser and Mir tot, Chest and Full Size Headboard. Pecan finish. Reg. $339 50
QUILTED Top Innerspring Mattress and Matching Box Spring. 15 year guarantee. Twin or Full size. Just 3 sets. Reg $ I 79.50
Ther-A-Pedic Queen Size Mattress and Box Spring. Quilted top. IO year, guarantee. Reg. $189
Hollywood Bed. Twin size mattress, box springs, headboard and frame. Reg 89.50
Pontiac Swivel rockers. 100% orlon cover, choice of 5 colors. Reg. $189.50
Berkline Pop-Up Reclmver. Naugahyde cover. Black or Olive. Reg. $239.50
Hi Back Traditional Chair. Reversible Cushion with skirt. Oyster White Velvet Cover. Reg. $ I 69.50
Kroehler Recliner Olive or Gold Naugahyde. Reg. $159.50
Love Seat Sleeper. Reversible cushions, twin
size mattress. Green nylon tweed cover. S "I QQ
Reg. $259.50 1 ^
Simmons Beauty Rest Mattress and Matching
Box Spring. Discontinued tick. Full size. Just *158
Modern Chrome and Glass Cocktail Tables. Just 2 at Va price. Reg. $89.50
Modern Chrome and Glass Bunching Tables. Just 2 at '/a price. Reg 59.50
Wall unit. Shelves and drawers. 24 x66 ’ walnut finish. Reg. 69.50
Lane Snack Tables. Pecan finish. Just 4.
Pecan Poe Tables. 3 only. Reg. $69.50 '/a price
Traditional Cocktail Table. Fruitwood finish. I only. Reg. $ I 29.50
Coppertone metal Base Cabinet. 30 wide 36 high. Formica top. Lots of storage space. I only. Reg. $69.50
2 Lamp and Cocktail Tables.
Walnut 3 pcs. Reg. $49.95
Kroehler Solid Oak Corner Desk with Corner Bookcase. Reg $179.50
I. Floor sample. Reg. $199.90 set
King Koil Mattress and Matching Box Spring.
Quilt top. IO year guarantee. Full or twin 31 T Q size. Reg. $ I 59.50 set I Iv
Nylon Print Cover.
Reg. $1 19.50
Statesville Chair. Antique Pecan. Gold and White Matelasse. Scotchgard. Reg. $189.50
Hi-Back Chair — Olive Gold Stripe Velvet 51 QQ
Reversible cushion Fruitwood. Reg. $199,50 I Ow
Chaise Lounge. Gold Fur.
Bernhardt Pembrooke Drop Leaf Table. Distressed Fruitwood Finish. Just I. Floor sample Reg. $ I 89.50
Early American Open Hutch China. 48" width. Lots of storage space. Reg. $229.50
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