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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - December 8, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa (ft Inch Snowfall! y Int h of Pi*-, ipitofion fLuJ W iTT^rq Inch of Precipitation! —--- L73    Inch    of    Precipitation! *‘[    T ~r -r-i Normal Precipitation for Month    2 .36 Normal Precipitation for Year    3 1.75 Precipitation for Month    3.32 Total Precipitation for Year 39.2 I NOVEMBER 1974 I 5 I 4 ^ ft I - __L i . - —I i ■ Wet Month Gazette Chon bv John Mti vor Weather for the month of November ended In Cedar Rapids with six inches of snow which fell Friday night, Nov. 29, and Saturday, Nov. 30. A pattern of higher than normal precipitation for the year continued, as the figures show. As the temperature bars show, the month started out warm and stayed relatively mild. Dear Genie Editor s Note:    Dear Genie is prepared under the ouipices of the Linn County Heritage society Questions should have on Iowa connection, must be kept to a SO-word limit and clearly typed or printed. They will be published on a space available basis They should be sent directly to Dear Genie, P O. Bo* Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 52406. Names and addresses must be included because readers who con help will send answers directly to the questioner, Dear Genie, Some Billick families lived in Winnebago county, Iowa. in the 1850 census Where are George and Lany Billick buried? What was I«any’s maiden name? Son Charles was born in Pennsylvania, where? Charles married Polly Swift of New York. Where are they buried’’ Are there Billieks in Brooklyn. Iowa7 Bene McCailson. Route One, Hoskins, Neb., 88740 John Downey, born about 1X20, Pennsylvania, married (when, where?) his second wife, Mrs Mary A. Sheridan, widow of John Sheridan Mrs Mary A Downey is buried in the Catholic cemetery at Victor. Iowa She died June 2, 1902. We are told that John Downey died in Pottawattamie county, Iowa, about 1919 Where is he buried? Sara A. Sheridan Bonder. daughter of John and Man A. Sheridan, was living in Victor (age 73. born Pennslyvania) in the 1925 census. Possible connection with Coates family. Mrs. William K Wagner, 282(1 Twelfth avenue SW. Cedar Rapids. Iowa. 52404. Need information on Griffin families in Iowa 1X89 Griffins known to have resided in Parnell-Holbrook area. Iowa county. Iowa. Horn Jo Workizer, 215 NE 104th avenue. Vancouver. Wash 98884 Seek information on bounce family. Would Uke to hear from Mounce descendants living in Iowa. especially Linn counts. Susie Doak. Box 154. Corder. Mo., 64021. Need any data on Lydia Alsbach who was married to John Weiek; died IWX) in Waterloo, Iowa Reynold F. Reep. 225 Kaiulam avenue 605. Honolulu. Hawaii. 96815. SUNDAY SPECIALS Killian s Brings Back an Old Fashioned ¥ S ALL 3 Killian STORES OPEN SUNDAY I 2:00 TO 5:00 pm (DOWNTOWN, LINDALE PLAZA AND IOWA CITY) REGULARLY 4.00 AND 6.00 A Sunday Special to keep you smelling like a rose! Luscious and exotic Hypnotique cologne in two special sizes Choose from either on 8 ounce porfum cologne or a 2Vx ounce spray cologne. Quantities are limited. Ceder Rapids Downtown Street Floor and Lindale Plata Iowa City! Mall Shopping Center on Six at Sycamore 10.90 REGULARLY 12.00 lf a man could design his own slipper, this would be the one. Mode for extra added comfort and wear. Keeps his feet nice and warm with a minimum of weight due to fleece lining and crepe sole. Sizes 7 to I 2 whole sizes. Cedar Rapids: Downtown Third Floor and Lindale Plata Iowa City: Mall Shopping Center on Six at Sycamore HYPNOTIQUE COLOGNE BY MAX FACTOR SPECIAL! MEN'S GIFT SLIPPERS • GINDIN! TOPOR ADC COWHIDE • MIA VY FLEECE LINING • SOFT • DUHAIU 3 Richard Patten, bern Mary land or Penney Is anis 1787, died Marengo, Iowa Lived Butler county, Ohm, 1820 with first wife (name unknown); married in 1826 Darke county. Ohio, to Lucy Colville, born 18113. Virginia. Daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth Colville. Richard and Lucy lived in Marengo after 1854 Children intermarried with Ryerson. Givens. Lightner and Walker. Wish to contact their descendants Thurston Willis, 5708 W Norfolk road. Portsmouth, Va., 22703. Speeches on Hit Parade LONDON (UPI) — Now you can hear King Edward VHI surrendering the British throne for "the woman I love" on your own hi-fi. Or King George V speaking to his empire "through one of the marvels of modern science.” Or a young girl called Prince Elizabeth turning to her sister and urging. "Come on. Margaret, say ‘good night, children'." For 50 years, since that same King George V opened the British Empire exhibition in 1924. the British Broadcasting Corp . has been recording royal speeches and occasions, Now it has issued a two-record LP album from its royal archives. "Fifty Years of Royal Broadcasts, 1924-1974 ’ contains the voice of every monarch in those five decades, and much else* besides Its royal broadcasts are linked by "reminders of related events and situations of national importance as malled through BBC news bulletins, proclamations, the sounds of war and celebrations of peace.” the BBC said Included are the voices of Sir Winston Churchill and Adolf Hitler as well as Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain's announcement on Sept. 3. 1939. that "this country is at war with Germany." How s Your Hearing? Off aga,n •" ©IM again...? COME IN FOR A FREE HEARING TEST HEARING AID SERVICE 337 Higley Bldg. Call 364-4030 FREE PARKING AT SPECIAL PURCHASE! WIGS AND WIGLETS2 FOR 13.00 REGULARLY 2S.00 TO 30.00 Special purchase of wigs includes most oil colors. A great idea to help you through Hie holiday season without lots of fuss! Elura” and Dynel wigs are easy to care for. Washable and wearable, 2 for I 3 OO Downtown Second Floor Only ALL Killian STORES _S PEC!ALI WOMEN'S TWIN SWEATER SETS17.00 REGULARLY TO 25 OO Shown are (ust two of several styles of acrylic sweater sets. These sets are specially priced to make your gift giving easier Choose from a vaned assortment of light and dark colors. Sweaters small thru large Cedar Rapids: Downtown Second Floor and Lindale Flow Iowa City: Mali Shopping Center on Six ot Sycamore SEE THE HOME OF TOM CHOICE TOOAT! ff ri Oem Maroa Mi n—in Cl irs emvmtmm kOlMlwP Oms Nm Dewfcy Mi I* MMM ase* Prt se md w m M wmm ;

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