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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - January 3, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Undercover Car' Ss Used To Check Inspections State Hikes Supervision Of Stations Harrison Weber Big Cutbacks in iowa Gas Allocations Seen HETT EN DO RF" (UFI) — A North centra) Iowa: Gasoline number of pas stations around availability generally good. Iowa have been notified that F'uel supplies for the next seven By Harrison Heber Iowa Daily Pre** Assn.    their    fuel supplies Will bt1 cut ,    „    , DES MOINES - The slate is    ® Shack iii 1974. the Motor Club of d#yB gcneralIy "ormal using an “undercover vehicle”    ~    iowa    reported Wednesday.    South    central:    Gasoline    avail- to check    on    the    quality of    in-    des which    the station    has    ap-    The    club said the    cutbacks,    ability    fair to good.    Some allo- spections    at    the    states 1,800    proved and    take    them    to a    dif-    which    affect stations    represent-    cating    and cutbacks    in supplies motor vehicle inspection sta- fcrent station so that the results in8 "a widevariety of brands,”    ted in lhl. Ottumwa .md 'T?'    ...    .■    ■    mav be eomoared In order to are cx'’cc,cd 10 ra««® fro,T 15 10 Oskaloosa areas. It s part of “operation mom- ma-v De <ompaica. in oraei 50 percent of suppliets to the sta-    Ko    -mH    ->q*    r-ic tor,” said Michael O'Donnell,|do this, however, the invests ,ions in 1973.    ,)Hn(. avaUabilit; generally g«>d supervisor of the state safety tor must not only have the A club spokesman said some    ^uej suppijes for the next department’s    motor vehicle    in-    owner’s consent,    out the owner;'of the    cutbacks may    be expert-    seven    days generaiiy normal enced    as early as the end of    Rpvvever increasing    number of {stations on all interstates are; sped ion section. The unmarked automobile, which happens to be a late model, has been tinkered with so there are known defects; it’s up to the garage mechanic to catch these defects. So far the state’s field investigators have taken the car to only three inspection stations. One did a “super” job of in- must accompany the investigator to the second station. O'Donnell estimates that 694,825 cars, trucks and buses plus 83,715 motorcycles were inspected in 1973, that’s an increase of 13,199 cars and 16,489 motorcycles over the previous year. An inspection costs $5.26 and January. In its weekly gasoline re- now closing Sundays. Unless ab-port, the Motor Club said gas- snidely necessary, motorists oline availability was general- should now curtail Sunday trav- specting the car, while the other is required of all new vehicles! Iv good in all areas of the state with the exception of some shortages in the Burlington and Davenport areas and allocating and cutbacks in the Ottumwa and nearby areas. The Motor Club also said an el on interstates. Ketchum Named New Marsha! st Wellman WELLMAN — Applications for Scotch Order DES MOINES (AP) — The Iowa beer and liquor control department Ii a s placed orders for a six months’ supply of Scotch whisky to counter a variety cf shortages accord ing to officials. Director Holland Gallagher said Wednesday that it normally takes IO weeks for delivery of Scotch, but the whisky may be harder to get because of a shortage of bottles in England and Scotland. He also said fuel shortages may affect transit by ship to this country. The director said the advance order for 20.OOO cases of 12 bottles each should keep Scotch drinkers in iowa supplied through September in state liquor stores. Mech'ville Council Names Fire Sweeps Fire Chief, Sets Policy "I w0 Shops In Iowa City .MECHANICSVILLE — The Ie firemen for keeping up with council here met in special ses- their training session!. pion Wednesday and appointed R was tbp decision of the    K)VVA (TTY — Iowa City fire- Ronald AI haugh as fire chief    ,d    Qff    ■    cedar    »*"    «    major    hl™’    In Albaugh takes the place of Lo-    near    zero temperatures for over well Cook who had been pre- coun,y <»nut commistion nu .. viously elected fire chief but Disappointment was voiced on    ii”«,p h(HJIS    Aedile.day ev<rung. was advised to resign that posi- the lack of help given to the    Dales    Automobile Repair tion because of a conflict of in-    5mau    communities    Shop    and Hodaka Motorcycle forest.    The    seven functional    funds,Shop    on Riverside drive were Cook was elected as one of the were combined into one general destroyed. new members of the city coun- fund by a vote of the council, cil Retiring The council gave a vote of tnanks to Walter Kiehl and Fay Young, retiring council members , for service. Councilman Lamont noted that the county was negligent in sending in a census report which cost Mechmicsville $1,009 a quart'** in revenue their yearn of charing. Councilman Boots moved that .Sworn in as new council a hydrant he ordered to be kept extinguish the blaze with a hand members bv Maver Tom Rails- on hand in case of an emer- extinguisher The fire was first reported at 6:44 p.m. According to authorities, sparks from a welding machine evidently ignited solvent in a parts washer at the au* : mobil repair shop. Employes first attempted to two were deficient in their in-!as well as whenever a vehicle!increasing number of stations a new marshal here have been spectioi.c, O'Donnell reported changes ownership.    along    the    interstate    highways reviewed and Mayor Duane None of the three knew the About 7.5 percent cf the vein- are    Sunda-Vs    and    Tadlock ut a special council car belonged to the state.    Ides tested fail to pass inspect1*®1 lowa ™lo!'ls,s »? c,ur*T mcc"ng. "cdncsday; an"™m'ed Moves Slowly    Ilion. O'Donnell said, noting ihat !Sunda-v travel    absolu,el-v appointment to the position .    f;<) iii ootn^Kiioc ana a97R mn- necessary.    Effective    Jan.    8. Well--- Out of a sense of fair play.j ■    insner    Here is a breakdown of gaso- marshal will be Jerry L O'Donnell said he would bo re- torcycles failed to pass inspect luctant to use only evidence Hon in 1973. gathered through the use of hid- Th®r® are over I* million I den delects against a motor motor vehiclesland I. .WO mo-    ^    d    expcct-iSon    who    resigned    last week in a vehicle inspecfion station. So. torcycles registered in Iowa back wore Clarence Maher and gency. Lowell Cook.    -- Carol Baister was reappointed Autopsy Shows Man, city clerk and Hugh Lamont,    OI RI J * n nib jr., was appointed mayor pro    z I, blea TO Ueam tem.    I    SHENANDOAH (AP)-An au- The North Cedar Press was topsy showed that a Shenandoah Firemen said the building was ■ complete!v involved in flames'’ {when they arrived. Owners of the two businesses Thursday were attempting to estimate their losses. Three cars which were being Wellman? Ket- Vinton United Fund    Drive Is    designated (he official newspa-    m‘an'whosc body    was found in a    r,‘l,air<,<1 •"    '.b*    a“'“JboP "*rp ll    I ET D    prr anc* official depositories are    ...    , ,    .    ,    as VU’J    a’    at 1    a f ,wclve Up    lb Percent    ,hf Mechanicsville Trust and    buildm« 1uesday    bll'd to dca!h    motorcycles    in    the    motorcycle VINTON — An increase    of    Savings Bank, not to exceed    atter apparently    cutting himself    shop  ....... -    *1    *    *    !    J    •J!— The auto repair shop is owned for the moment, the state is { (line supplies around the state:    |chum, 25, a resident of Wellman ncarjv jj percenf jn contribu-!^0*^ anc* Un'on Trust on a broken window, according The auto repair shop is ownet Eastern: Gasoline availability for the last two years.    Itions    was    noted in Vinton’s an- and Sav’nSs Bank °f Stanwood,! to authorities.    by Dale Miller of North Liberty [generally good. Fuel supplies( He replaces H. Max Thomp- mia, |rnjtpfJ FlinfJ Hpivp fnr iq7‘4 (also not to exceed $250,000.    Investigators    said the frozen The Hodaka shop is owned bj I for the next seven days expect-; son who resigned last week ireyc.e.regui.e.euu.    ^    gfnera„y    norma,    with    idispute with town officials. ca se 0    .__.... .c'    ...id    I exception of some possible sup- Ketchum is a Vietnam v nual United Fund drive for 1974. Dr. Alan Woodhouse. eter-'. Chamber of Commerce pres- mmrinrr cinwiv rm ncina infnr O'Donnell anticipates there will e*ce!)il()I1 U1 ’’T“Tnr    13    «    *'— idem, headed the drive which moving slowly on using infor- l      ...    the    ply shortages in the Burlington an and presently is employed wgg conducted from 0dob(T mation obtained in such a against a station. tost h® " Significant increase in the Q    rth^van^ Flwring^Co~uTWell" '!as “"‘“‘I fr°m ! number of motorcycles pur- Ccnlra,TGasoline availability man. He is married and he and ,hrouKhDeccmbcr' Besides the undercover vehi- j chased by l«"ans this v<'ar| generally good. Fuel supplies his wife have two children, e, O'Donnell, who has been in Conversely, he looks lei a de- lbe next seven days expect-    - cie charge of the motor vehicle inspection section for only three and a half months, has instituted a number of changes to beef up the state's enforcement program. Not all of these are negu crease in thet number of new,^    ^    „    onna| cars registered in Iowa in 19,4. ffe5tfrn. Gasoline availability j generally good. Fuel supplies white Is Named by for the next seven days gencral- Buchanan Supervisors lv normal I N D E P E NDENCE — John five, he said. For instance, the I White of Independence was elec-station that did a very thor- {ted chairman of the Buchanan ough job of inspecting the un- county board ol supervisors dormer car will receive a Fewer Clinics For School Bus Drivers Slated John Kuehnle was voted city attorney. Named cemetery clerk was Carol Baister. Clarence Maher was named water c mmissioner:    street c nm ^sinner, Vernon Boots; sanitation, Hugh Lamont, jr.; recreation. Ray Jewell, and weed commissioner, Lowell Cook. Wednesday ta succeed Richard Contributions from businesses to date are $3.906 40    and $2,177.48 from residential areas for a total of $6,083.88.    Dr. Woodhouse said that there still remains about $2,000 to be col-J A motion was made and selected from businesses.    |conded    to give a 5.5 percent Last year’s United Fund drive I raise to citv employes effective DES MOINES (AP) — In an received contributions totaling!until July I, af w’hich time it effort    to    conserve    energy,    the    $4,191 from businesses    and    will    be    reevaluated. The motion department    cf    public    safetv    will    « 054.89 from residential    areas    was    approved. °    not    conduct    a    clinic    for    school    for a ,otal S5.245.89.    After    cons'd-ruhle discern Chamber Secretary David L,amor,t ma e a mo.'on to retain Manchester Lets body of John Castle, about 21, Jim Vargason of lowa City. I was in a former auto repair  ----- ' shop.    Former    Resident    Dies Dr. Kenneth Gee, who han- LACROSSE. Wis. — Dr. Rob-died an autopsy, said Wednes- ort B. Rasmus, a former Deday that exposure to sub-zero corah resident, died here Mon-tcmperatures contributed to the day. He attended Luther college man’s death, but there were no and was graduated from medi-wounds from any weapon.    cal school at the U. of Iowa in ----- 1948 Services will be F'riday at Field Assessor    F^nglish Lutheran church at 1:30. FAIRFAX — Linn county field A memorial has been es-assessors will be at the new fire tabiished. station tore from Jan. 4 to Jan.    —---- 19. Weekda\ hours are 9 to 5:30 Let want ads help you buy, with Saturday hours 9 to ic on. sell or trade. Call 398 8234. MANCHESTER - Two con- letter    of commendation and    Cameron    of Independence. I he tfacts amounting    t0 almost    . us.(; J    Happel was    in charge    of the    the    Prcsrnt    ra,e    of compensa- —..... -....... improve-    as^as ^cen done m    he pastu ,    drive in the business    district    tion    for the    rclief    Peace " improve    Thg department    has sciled    ame rn ne DU.mess    awinci. it a spe-    e(„4nrti/,    Residential co-chairmen wer^: n- /n ex cen /a nours a $250,000 for O'Donnell has hopes of pre- supervisors met to organize for senting awards to stations (the year and make their annual mentj, were avvardcd at that compile an outstanding appointments.    lei    a    I    citv record of inspecting motor ve- Itle boarY! renamed Kenneth hides. In answer officer. month as has been done in the past. sewer lmpr^"* council    meeting    U*ed Pro8ra]?s strategic lo-    j phiHins    Dorothy Knaack I The wages for extra help were Catl0rlj m Eastern Iawa. i i    I Cathv Klem    Arlene Lyon Min to remain flexible, based on the McCardle of Independence as ^    ? nV    .. Cn    . u.    most drivers can reach without    Lathe Klem,    Arlene Lyon. Min-] ♦a cr mn rf tho county relief officer and Earl . lambing Co. of a- traveling an excessive distance. nu> Bloodgood. Doris Wood. pcsprvat:ons ror.    t    ;on _ *'7 ~*:nerv»rti«n cfatinnc Bvam of Independence as execu-, terlo° was a^a,r<JC .fL!? Drivers in western Iowa attend-;Janet w oodhouse, Donna * Pavillion will remain a $ pripes of inspection st3tionsi .    -    4    ♦1 section of tho bid for $125,044 20 j i*    fl r ii n n \l^rilv,n Rl^nch^rH 1 i n in* n ii rt mciin d over procedures the 18 field in-ltive secre,ary ot ‘b®.Y*‘®r*n*    -I.,.'Jit, lled_clinlcs ,n ls'3- i-rupp, Manlyn Blanchard, Wednesday. affairs commission. Max Gro- ,—:    7 / ;, ;    ■    T    ;    .    ea    Clinics in    “cc.    ,    •. for the installation of cast iron The mectmgs wh|cb ^gjn at Betsy Hadley and Janice Wil- F son. Vacati n Policy tr^nStfrUr^    ver Independence was reap-    ^orce(^ mains, river crossing    3 p m will include: state cars at insertion statior^    pointed to a Lve-year term on    and other constructmn wo *k.    Jan 7-Marshalltown senior    The 1973 distribution of the    clothing allowance for the Thjc u jv rm rn-.ii caih thp ^ county conservation board. 1 second section was high cafeteria: Jan. 9—Sigourney contributions was: Goodfellows, cjiy marshal was raised from mlfeS Donnell .aid, the    Lconjrd Duckett) Mrs< Hobert    awarded to Jim Schroeder Con-    hi„h schooj. Ja;1 15—Cedar    i$132.81; Benton County Assn. of    S75 t0 $n)0 The citv omploycs mechanics have the opportunity    Henderson ^ John whlte a„    struction, Inc., Bellevue, for    iFa„s high gcheoJ cafeteria. Ce-    Retarded Children, $300: Boy    win bc required to attend re«u- ^he.Vof Independence, will serve    «121.452 His contract calls for    dar Rapids Taft junior high    Scouts. $700; Girls Scouts, $675;    lar council meetings only. " g    y    conduct    again    on    the    social    welfare    *be building of a lilt station, school; Jan. 21—Monona high Iowa Childrens Service, $|/); Vacation policy will remain inspection. ^    board    during 1971.    dual pumping station    and ch!o- school:    Jan. 23-Fayette high Benton    County Work Activity    the same, one week after one Station Audits    Dr.    James Sloan and Dr. J.    H. rination system.    school.    Brooklyn high school Center.    $275; lowa Town and O’Donnell also has expajided the station audits to insure that each station has the proper equipment to test the vehicles. Belding were named to the! The sewer improvements will cafeteria; year and two weeks after two C ountry YWCA, $25:    Benton    years. No overtime will be paid. county board of health. They are bring all wastes from the indus- Jan. 28—West Liberty high County Red Cross, $1,465; Salva- Instead, time off will be grant- *    flft’m    •    Ion     emrvKzaef    finn Armil    \/iwfrvn    JI replacing Mrs.    V. G. McSween-;trial plants in southwest Man-    school gym; Jan. 29—Manchest-    tion Army, $545;    Vinton    school    ed. ey and the late    Dr. Nelson Her-    chester to the city disposal plant    ct lambert elementary school,    special education,    $275;    Vinton    sick leave benefit? will be five As part of this program and sey.    for    treatment.     1    Mental Health, $190; Vinton rec- davs every six months. on an experimental basis the in- Dr. L. John Flage was reap- Financing for the project will W’ant ads are easy to use and reation department, $800; Radio A cortlfTate was received vestigators    have    been    author-    pointed as physician for the    through be through general obli-    produce quick, satisfying re-    Free Europe, $25;    and Arthritis    from the ISL fire    service exten- ized to    se.ect    two    or    three    vehi-    county heme.    gation sewer bonds.    suits! Dial 398-8234.    Foundation. $100.    sion commending    Mechanicsvil- Across from New Parking Ramp 312 3rd Avenue SE As •    ' ■‘.V.TV I • I ' .sr';    ■    *,    j,    ■/    FT1,    mTf-kIi'Bohemian Savings Q Loan is building a new home Since our founding over 80 years ago, Bohemian Savings and Loan has helped a great many individuals and families build new homes. And as Cedar Rapids has grown, we have too. Each time adding services and facilities that can bring you a better life. How we’re growing again.As we complete construction over the next few months, you'll discover exciting new facilities and services designed to make our new home . . . your home. Bohemian Savings and Loan 320 Third Street S E Cedar Rapids. Iowa y fe-, u rn Im CCM m f i n Im it V'—~"T' Wwi mm STPmi ;