Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - April 29, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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14 Accept UIC Alcohol, Age Figure in Summer Plan
FAYETTE—Fourteen high school students have accepted the invitation by Upper Iowa college to participate in the school’s College Opportunity Program.
The program is designed to offer high school students who have completed their junior year a chance to get a head start on their college education by enrolling for up to six hours of college courses at Upper Iowa during summer sessions. There is no charge to these students.
Students accepted, to date, include:
Mark Keedy, Washington;
Toni Andrews. Russell; William Kirby, Eagle Grove; Patty Martin, West Union; Suzanne Mar-kow, West Union; Peggy Miller, Rhodes; Ron Truesdale, Durand, IU.; Vicky Varner, Ida Grove ; Timothy Gallagher, Clarence.
Renee Soderlund, Lost Nation; Hay Anderson, Fontanelle; Janice Stallman, Fairfax; David Lott, Peterson, and Beckv Knutson, West Union.
ROTO Scholarships r , i r* i a • i x Awarded to Iowans
Fdtsl Cycle Accidents: ]0WA C]TY _ Forty-five
DLS MOINES - Alcohol, inex-| The report also revealed alco- !°wa .hlgh s^“0' sen,ors ,havc penencc, speed and lack of con- hoi was involved in 40.4 percent ,b!™ ^ ref'.ve f°ur‘
trol were contributing factors in 0 f sjng|e motorcycle fatal ,y college scholarships,
nearly 65 percent of Iowa's 68 crashes and in one-fourth of 2“5ding ,0,Lt' Col> Menard D'
fatal motorcycle crashes in 1973. mu|tip|e crashcs in 1973. Collins, professor of military
The iowa public safety de- Time patterns for alcohol- E?* a‘ the L"'VerSlty d
partment cited stalistical re- related crashes showed half The scholarshins nrovide free ports indicating that alcohol had thc crashes occurred during 8 to
_ in « — - # Nearly one.tourth of .he ^ ‘"^tO a"
crashes occurred in early morn- subsistence allowance of $100 ing hours with the rest happen-per month. Scholarships will be mg during early evening hours, effective at the start of the 1974 Inexperience also proved to fall term. be an important crash factor. I Applicants compete nation-Approximately one-fifth of the wj(je for more ^an j qoo schol-motorcyclists involved in fatal arships annually. Selection cri-crashes were 16 years and terja are based on leadership under. Two drivers were nine potential, participation in athlet-years old, two 13, one 14, three jc and extra-curricular activi-15 and six were 16 years of age. tjes^ cjass standing and SAT or Seven motorcyclists did not ACT scores In addition u. have drivers licenses and seven cants are intervicwed by the had no motorcycle endorsement I seiection board
on their drivers’ licenses. j ~ . T
East Iowans among those rebate Models ceiving the scholarships are:
Inexperience and unfamiliarity with the vehicle also may MAQUOKETA — Second dis- j have figured in the higher !^ames Morse, and Steven Ste
trict Democrats will hold theirnumber of motorcyclist deaths P3™*, Cedar Rapids; Michael
district convention Saturday at involving newer models of mo- Pauh Clarence; Stephen Mettle Jackson county fairgrounds fnrrvriP<- Drnartmrnt rprorrte Keag, Deep River; James Pip-in Maquoketa. shovv six out of ten deaths were pert, Dysart; Mark Althoff, Gut-
Registration will begin at 9 on current and prior year tenbcrg; Robert George Keota;
a rn. and convention business models Bryan Mercer, Keswick; Terry
Will commence at ll. Speed and lack of control dens'n',^ario,n' andPaul Cor‘
Second District Congressman were cited as causes in 12 out of j ’ u lomlinson’ lraer.
John Culver, who is vacating
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been involved in 26.5 percent of all fatal motorcycle crashes; that approximately one-fifth of all motorcyclists killed were 16 years or younger; and that speed and lack of control caused another 17.6 percent of motorcycle fatal crashes.
Out of 73 motorcyclists involved in fatal crashes, 18 had been drinking. Seven, or 38.9 percent, of the 18 killed were under 20 years of age
District Democrats To Meet Saturday
A CHAIR SITS seemingly untouched in the midst of what used to ,be a mobile home in West Branch. A tornado touched down in this community at about 7:40 p.m. Sunday, damaging 14 of the 21 trailers. Eleven persons were injured.
Randy Spilde. Anamosa; Steve Heyer, Brian Moore.
Bar Employe Appeals Case to Tama Court
Teachers Reject Clear Creek Offer
TIFFIN - TTic Clear Creek teachers last week rejected the latest offer from the school board on salaries for the 1974-75 school year. Another negotiating session will be Thursday.
The board boosted its offer slightly at a special negotiating session Wednesday evening, from $7,400 to $7,500 base. But Clear Creek Education Assn. President Arbs Swartzendruber said the three-member teacher committee was not authorized to accept that low a figure.
The teachers have been asking for a raise from the present $7,100 base to $7,900.
In its lengthy session, however. the board and the teachers did negotiate and agree on a number of non-salary items.
The board agreed to pay IOO percent of the cost of health insurance for faculty members this year. The district now pays 60 percent and the individual employe 40 percent.
The state’s new collective bar-! gaining legislation, signed Tuesday by the governor, goes into effect July I. In the event the teachers and board haven’t agreed by then, the question could go to mediation and arbitration under the new legislation.
In discussing thc salary question with the teachers, Burton told them there isn’t any more money in thc district's budget for next year for teacher salaries.
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68 fatal motorcycles crashes.
In addition, four out of ten motorcycle crashes occurred when an auto driver made a left turn into the path of a motor-,-, . . „ .
cycle. Half of all single motor- The, drowning o the year
'in Lake Manawa south of here
At Council Bluffs
COUNCIL BLUFFS (UPI) -
; his seat to run for the U.S. senate, will attend the convention.
Delegates will consider platform amendments from the ll county conventions. Platforms
passeid by the six district con- cycle crashes occurred on . . _
venturis will go to the state con- jcurves and three out of ten OC- w®s reP°rted Sunday evening, vention in Ames on June 15. I purred nn etrairrht mark R°y R>’an’ 26« Council
Bluffs, drowned while swimming with a companion at the beach area.
The Lewis Twp. fire depart-
! curred on straight roads.
Additional convention business J -
will be to elect four people to ii I
serve on the Iowa Democratic Independence
state central committee, as well / pi i, . , , . it .
as four delegates and an alter- Jaycees ;merit scuba team recovered the
nate to the conference on Demo- ^ about tw0 hours latcr m 8
nam to me conference on i>emo- independence - Tom feet of water about 50 feet from
cratic organization and policy c ... . . n , . , L dU^u Itei 11 111
scheduled for in !^mi^ ^dS 00611 tweeted president shore.
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Annual Poetry, Fiction Readings Are Tuesday
MT. VERNON — The lith an-nual student poetry and fiction reading of the Cornell college English department will take place Tuesday at 8 p.m. in the Palisades room of the Cornell Common?.
The public is welcome to attend.
Creative writing students will read their works, and nine poetry, fiction and English department prizes will be awarded.
Two new prizes will be presented for the first time. TTiey are tile John B. Shackford Shakespeare prize and the Beth Ellsworth memorial scholarship award.
Shackford, a resident of Mt. Vernon, was a member of the Cornell English department for 25 years until his retirement last May.
The Ellsworth award was established by Fred Thorne of Villa Park, 111., to honor the memory of the Cornell alumna who was his fiancee. Miss Ellsworth died in an accident
: of the Independence Jaycees, succeeding Lcn Grasso.
Other officers elected include Ed Gajthaml, first vice-president; Gary Smith, second vicepresident; Dan Bonefas, state director; Dale Knoblock, secretary, and Roger Vargason, treasurer.
Directors are Dave Higgins, Douglas Hand, Lowell Schultz, Mike Ruhnke, Donald Hiskey and John Ryan.
TOLEDO — Notice of appeal was filed in Tama county district court Friday by the attorney for Evelyn, Carlson, 43, Tama, who was fined $100 and costs for selling beer to a minor after a magistrate’s court jury found her guilty April 19.
Mrs. Carlson, an employe of the M and C tavern in Tama, posted appeal bond of $106.50 with district court.
Information was filed against Mrs. Carlson by Tama County Deputy Sheriff Kenneth Joe McBride after she allegedly sold a six-pack of beer to Jonathan Youngbear, 17, of the Mesquakie Indian settlement. The youth and his sister, Robin Youngbear,
19, a University of Iowa student, were witnesses for the stat during the trial in Magistrate George Stein’s court. Youngbear is an lith grade student in South Tama County high school.
McBride testified at the trial that complaints were made to George Buffalo, counselor of the Tama County Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Tama, and to the sheriff’s department that alcoholic beverages were being sold to minors at the M and C Tavern. Owner of the tavern is Ira Mabe, who testified he instructs his employes to ask for identification and age when serving young people.
During thc trial, Mrs. Carlson’s attorney. Loyal Fairall,
Marshalltown, made a motion1 for dismissal which was denied by Magistrate Stein. Fairall con-' tended the state set the case up to trap Mrs. Carlson into an; illegal sale. She testified that her employer had been denied a license by the Tama city council and applied directly to the state to obtain a license. He opened the tavern in January.
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WELLMAN — Scott Barber, | son of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Barber, has been invited to join Phi Eta Sigma, national honor society. He is a freshman at Colorado State university, Fort Collins.
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The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Mon., April 29, 1974 5
in West Branch
IHE TORNADO that touched down in a trailer court near West Branch Sunday at about 7:40 p.m. reduced many of the mobile homes in the court to broken boards and twisted tin. Eleven persons who lived at the trailer court suffered injuries. However, only one remained hospitalized Monday. See story on page one.
A MOBILE HOME was tilted onto its side during the tornado which struck near West Branch shortly after 7:30 p.m. Sunday. None of the trailer inhabitants was seriously injured.