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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - August 30, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Fri., Auk. 3ft. 1971    9 Marion Schools Will Be Closed On Labor Day The city’s school will Im* closed Monday in observance of Labor day. No classes will be held in the Marion Independent, Linn-Mar and St Joseph's schools. City hall offices will also be closed Monday Garbage collection will be one day late. Monday’s schedule will be followed Tuesday with Friday’s schedule picked up on Saturday. Marion Postmaster It .I Mulla ley announced this schedule for the holiday weekend: regular mail service on Saturday at the post office' windows and rural route deliveries No city or rural delivery is set for Monday. Specials will be delivered. Collection of mail Saturday through Monday will Im* limited to the arterial “white star’’ and the boxes adiacent to the post office. Monday is the last day of the summer swimming season at Legion Memorial pool it it it ’73 Honda ST 90. $350 ’72 Chevrolet Suburban $2400 Excellent 4-8 weekdays. 377-0983. — Adv. it it it Ransom Quits Library Board The Marion library board has accepted the resignation of Robert Ransom. 2835 Sixteenth avenue, who is leaving the city. Mayor William J. Grundy will appoint a replacement. with council approval A list of prospective board members has been compiled by the library board and submitted to Grundy. Russell Hansen has been reelected chairman of the board Theresa Riley is vice-chairman and Molly Anderson is secretary. The board has set a tentative date of Oct. 20 for an open house at the renovated library facilities. it it it Pony cart for sale $40 377-3195 - Adv. Toledo Police Station Gas Pump Explodes TOLEDO — The gasoline pump at the Toledo police station was destroyed in an explosion Thursday. The explosion occured as a policeman went inside the station to shut off the pump after filling the tank of the police patrol car He was able to move the patrol cruiser before it was damaged, but the fire started by the explosion damaged the door of the police station Prize W inner SIGOURNEY — Carol Bayliss of Keota participated in 4-H conference .judging of her exhibit at the Iowa State fair and received a blue ribbon on her creative arts exhibit of a hooked rug House Sales—Mr and Mrs Harvey    McKinney    have purchased a new house on route 3. Marion, from Pug mire Quality Homes and are moving from Springville Possession will be given iii September Mr and Mrs Jim Pugmire of 1028 Rainbow boulevard, Hiawatha, are moving to the new house they builtd at 2431 Twenty-seventh avenue. They expect to take possession on Sept 7 it it it YMCA—Final day for signup for the fall program at the* Marion branch Y is Friday. The fall program begins Tuesday. The Y branch will be closed Monday in observance of Labor day + it it T irst National bank and Farmers State bank will be closed Monday. September 2nd for Labor day —Adv ★ * it Buy House—Lillie Dunn has sold her house at I OHO Seventeenth street to Mr. and Mrs. I L. Remington of Anamosa. Sale will be closed in mid-September. The sale was made by Larry I) Sharp and Co., in cooperation with Dunn Real Estate it it it Marion Alcoholics Anonymous group will meet Friday at 8 p m in the First Presbyterian church The Waterloo AA group will Im* guest speakers. The meeting is open to the public. Lounsberry Cites Schaben Misinformation MINNEAPOLIS I AP)—Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Robert Lounsberry says state Sen James Schaben apparently is misinformed about federal disaster relief for farmers. James Schaben, the Democratic nominee for governor, charged on Monday that U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Earl But/ had deceived farmers by urging them to increase corn plantings, while at the same time reducing benefits and stiffening eligibility requirements for federal crop disaster relief. He said Gov. Ray either didn’t understand the problems this caused farmers or was unaware of the program changes. GAZETTE* TELEPHONE NUMBERS foe News Sporty Bookkeeping, Generol Infor motion ond Offices Not listed Below (oil    398    8?ll Circulation Subscription Dept    398    8333 Mon thru Sot 8 a rn to I p rn. Sundays Until 12 Noon Holidays ll a rn to 7 p m Wont Ads    398    8234 Mon thru Fri 8 a rn to S p rn Saturday until 12 Noon Display Advertising    398    8222 8 a rn to S p.m. Monon Office    398    843(1 Advertisement The Best Carpet Buys Are At Carpetland U.S.A. Something is ^ \Always Happening At Skate Country FAU SCHEDULE NOW IN EFFECT    . Fri. & Sat. Nights    I 7 to 10:00, 9 to 12 Mi. ' 'll [Beginners Sat. IO to I 2 Sat. & Sun. Matinee I to 4 ★ Sun. 6 to 9 Special Family Discount + Mon. 6 to 8, 8 to IO Ladies Free * Tues. 6 to 8, 8 to IO Men Free it Wed. 4 to 6, 6 to 8, 8 to IO 754 with or without skates per session * LABOR DAV SPECIALS Sun. 9 PM to 6 AM All Night Skate Lock in At Midnight + Mon. Matinee I -4 Air Conditioned SKATE M Bella York, the will be on morning Clark and Ray Are Speakers at Ames Gathering DES MOINES - U.S. Sen Dick ( lark of Iowa and Gov Robert Ray will be among the state office holders and candidates fur major office appearing at the Iowa Women’s Political Caucus (IWPC) in Ames Sept 20-22. Barbara Burrell cif Des Moines, IWPC chair, said Ray will attend a fund-raising reception on the evening of Sept 20 and that Clark will open the convention the next morning. Congresswoman Abzug of New principal speaker, the Saturday program. Other speakers at the convention include:    .Johnnie Tillmon. executive director of the National Welfare Rights Organization: Barbara Wald, of the US department of labor’s Kansas City office; Dorothy Jones, national chair of Another Mother for Peace, and Patricia Sullivan Lindh, White House assistant for women’s programs. GOP Leader Urges Ray, Neu Disclosures DES MOINES (UPI) - The Republican party state chairman said Tuesday night he plans to ask the party’s two ticket leaders to make a full disclosure of campaign finances and contributions by Sept. HI John McDonald said he would ask Gov. Robert D Ray and Lt. Gov. Arthur Neu to make the full and special disclosure more than a month before the deadline set by law U nder the campaign finance disclosure act passed by the 1973 Iowa legislature, candidates do not have to file their next quarterly report until Oct. 20. 1H days before the general election. But McDonald said he thought making the disclosure earlier would give more time to have the information aired and also give people more time to study the reports — SIPPS*! ■.    X*.    *. Senior Citizen Bases Cedar Rapids System Telephone 363-8244 Area Ten (SEATS) In Cedar Rapids 398-5605 Elsewhere 800-332-5996 Ford Cited as Uncommon Man for Uncommon Time By Fran I Nyf DUBUQUE -President Gerald Ford is “an uncommon man for an uncommon time” who will bo a great leader of the nation and a great leader of the Republican party. That view was expressed Thursday night by Mary Louise Smith, Republican national co-chairman, at the* Dubuque* GOP central committee’s second annual Herbert Hoover Republican Recognition dinner at the* Jillion Motor Inn hero Mrs Smith, who doubles as Iowa’s GOP national committeewoman, said Ford fulfills the* role* envisioned by the* late* President Hoover when he emphasized the need for an uncommon doctor to treat an uncommon illness, or an uncommon mechanic to fix an unusual mechanical breakdown. Received Award Mrs Smith, whose office is in (JOI’ national headquarters in Washington, but whose home is in Des Moines, was one of several presented Hoover Memorial awards for outstanding service to the party Others included State Sen. Teem Riley of Cedar Rapids, the* GGP candidate* for Second district congressman, who received an award as “outstanding legislator’’, and former State Rep Ted Ellsworth of Dubuque, the 1972 candidate for congressman, honored for “outstanding service”. Awards also went to eight Dubuque workers county Republican Welder or Torch Blamed In Blast DES MOINES (UPI) -State investigators have determined an arc welder or a cutting torch ignited an explosion that claimed the lives of three men last week at a Farmers Cooperative elevator in Jefferson State Fire Marshal Wilbur Johnson said Monday state officials were "now positive” that one of two welders or a cutting torch used at the time of the explosion was the source of ignition to the blast. In addition. Johnson said officials have determined that a series of explosions nicked the elevator instead of a single blast. $2« Dinners include Potato, Salad Beverage Tuesday - Swiss Steak Wednesday -Fried Chicken Salad Bar Included '2.75 thursday—Roast Pork i Bressini DAIRY BAR Cones, Malts, Sundaes, Carry out Service SUNDAY NOON BUFFET I 1:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Select from Several Meats $025 Delicious Homemade Salads O Closed Mondays THE PURPLE COW Highway 218 at North Liberty Phone 626-2253 Only I 2 minutes South of Cedar Rapids. Tues.-Thurs. 6:30 a.rn.-9 p.m., Fri. 6:30 a.rn.-IO p.m. Sat. 8 a.rn.-IO p.m., Sun. 8 a.m.-9 p.m. After Dinner Visit our WOOD 'N WHEEL GIFT SHOP Sigh of Relief Reflecting on Watergate, Mrs Smith said that “regardless of the sadness, tragedy and trauma” enveloping former President Nixon’s resignation, “the country has heaved a collective sigh of relief.” As a result, “there is a rising feeling of hope and optimism — a new attitude, a new sense of direction ’’ Best of all fur Republicans, she added, “there is new hope for our candidates.’” She predicted women will get more recognition for their role in polities from President Ford than they have in the past. _ . As evidence, she pointed to Ins taking a stand for ratification of the equal rights amendment and his recent proclamation setting aside the 54th anniversary day when the women’s suffrage amendment took effect ( lied Differences Riley spoke briefly, pointing out what he said are some philosophical differences between himself and State Sen Michael Blouin of Dubuque, his Democratic opponent He also reversed Blouin’s charge that Riley talks one way and votes another by saying Blouin talks for public financing of political campaigns, but voted against an amendment in the last legislature that would have limited individual contributions Second district GOP ( barnman Tom Tauke of Dubuque, who is also the county chairman. presided at the dinner. which attracted about 200 people at $8 each Billboard Laws Cover Political Advertisements AMES (AP)—Laws controlling billboards along highways also pertain to political advertising. the* Iowa state highway commission said Thursday Political campaign signs do not get special consideration under Iowa law, said Director of Highways Howard Gunner-son Ile said they must abide by the same restrictive zoning. permit, size, lighting and spacing requirements that bear on commercial messages He said advertising control is the law and should be of special concern to candidates for elective posts The commission has responsibly for enforcement of laws governing outdoor advertising visible to motorists on interstate and primary roads in city and rural areas Milk Policy Set In Keokuk County SIGOURNEY - Th.' Keokuk county board of education has set its policy for fret* milk for children unable to pay the full price of milk served under the special milk •program in the schools Local school officials have adopted family size and income criteria for determining eligibility. This criteria range from a family size I, income $2,910, to a family of 12, income $11,530. Self-employed farmers and business men an* to report gross receipts, less operating expenses. Application forms art* being distributed to all homes in a letter to.parents. THIS PIZZA HAS A TREMENDOUS FLAVOR! so very GOOD - Made in one of Iowa s most experienced pizza houses. pius big, meaty ITALIAN BEEF or HAM SANDWICHES NASO’S HOUSE I 345 FIRST AVE. S E. 363-9697 Open Daily I I a.rn -12 p .n Fri. and Sot. 'til 2 a rn. Sunday 4 to I 2 p.m. 3233 6th St. S.W. Modern Music 363-6500 Dress Code In certain cases, foster children are also eligible for free milk If a family has foster children living with them and wishes to apply for fret* milk, the family should contact the school. Each school and the office of the county superintendent has a copy of the complete policy which may be reviewed bv anv interested party. Demolition Derby SIGOURNEY — Tri-County Jaycees will sponsor a demolition derby Sunday at the Fair Grounds in What Cheer. Starling time will be 8 p rn Then will be $4'Mi m prizes and car* will pay an entry fee. Ban date will in' Sept k Iowa Gets Grants For Ambulance Crews DES MOINES (AID- The Iowa department of health has received three federal grants totaling $131,500, Gov Robert Ray s office has reported The grants were authorized by the National Traffic Safety administration. One grant of $60,500 will be used to increase the number of persons trained and certified as emergency medical technicians for ambulance crews bv 1,900. A grant of $55,000 will be used to implement four regional central emergency medical dispatch centers in Iowa and the other grant will be used to hire a part-time staff of 15 persons to coordinate and supervise the emergency medical service training programs at local levels Ray Proclaims Soil Conservation Week AMES (AP)—Gov. Robert Ray has proclaimed the week of Sept. 8 as Soil and Water Conservation week in Iowa Ray’s proclamation emphasized orderly development and wise use of Iowa land and water resources. He urged all Mizens to participate in soil and water conservation programs or lend assistance t»r those conducting these programs. Two Openings on North Linn Board COGGON—Two directors will be elected for three-year terms on the North Linn Community school board Sept. IO. A treasurer also will bo elected for a two-year term. Nomination papers have been    filed    by Donald Westemeier, unopposed for director district I, and Paul Kramer and Incumbent James O’Brien in director district 2 Harold Henderson is unopposed as the candidate for treasurer. for Nows, Sports, Bookkeeping, Genedi mtor motion and (Wires Not listed Below foil Circulotion Subscription Dept Mon thru Sot 8 o m to I p rn Sundays Until I? Noon Holidays 11 a m to 7 p rn Want Ads Mon thru Fri 8 a rn to S p rn Saturday until I? Noon Display Advertising So rn to S p m Monon OHk* GAZETTE TELEPHONE NUMBERS 398 8?11 398 8333 398 8234 398 im 398 84301 Ms giMfS? m&k DR APORT v tx ,MH (“>. 21, On old Hwy 2)8 2 Milos South o) «4 *V r7 Kirkwood Colloq# Tile '^gT\N Dance Music & entertainment Saturday, August 31st CLIFF CADY Open Every Sunday ll AM-IO PM B-B-Q Ribs Fri. & Sat. PH. 848-4145 ism* i ROOSEVELT Motor, hotel ^VtNltNT PARKING IN OU* ;