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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - January 4, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Marion Selected n State Project plant of Carolina. High Point, North bidder, Safe*T-Liner Co., Des Moines, mounted (T(l( school district has requestedjchassis and delivered to Marion, vehicles. By Pat Kress The Marion Independent from Joint county a school psy-jfor $5,011.70. school district has been selected Ichologist on all levels, and aj in other action tho board: by the Iowa state department of teacher for the emotionally disputer: instruction to participate Curbed on the elementary level. in a goal-setting project, Supt The Joint county board of edu-J)r. Richard M. Sorensen told cation is expected to make a the board of education Thursday decision this month. "ft*-    Lack of Action I he project involves 60 Iowa Karla Schmidt, first grade at Mentzer. Approved tax-sheltered annul-ties for:    Anthony    Pantini, The elementary staff held a meeting with three elementary counselors from the Cedar Rapids school district on Dec. 20, Dr. Sorensen reported. Any swot a set of statements about recommendations on hiring ele-jGharlcs Roquist, I atrk ia Scott, educational processes and pro- mentary counselors for Marion Phyllys Huey, David Messerli cedures    w‘d be made before budget! an<l Duane Datisman. The project has been initiated time’ he added-    Approved    credit union deduc- After a discussion of the lack tions for: Donald Sparrow, La- cidents.” school districts, drawn at random from each of 15 areas. A random sampling of students, educators, and community members will be asked to an Park Ban on Second Reading Is Given ^Reaffirmed Br'dqe Control Ordinance .    By Larry Tanner    i    pay hikes of five percent arc I he parks department is re J *    sol forth in tho ni m minding local residents that a1! Second reading was approved motorized vehicles, including by the Marion council on an or-: Payment of $13,521 was ap-I snowmobiles, are not permitted d j n a n c c establishing control1 Proved f°r the Linn county. A Mi passenger Thomas body to operate in the city’s parks. 1 t)rjd and related struc-i ho;,lt.h P^rtme"! 'or use °f tho t    ,1    i    Charles    A Kremenak narks binges aim    iu    county janrjfiU area by the city. was purchased from the    emp™™d    th'e'wj|d. lures and setting load limits in j The payment is for the final! lus Stales I ,jfe areas alonK In(Uan and ,)ry accordance with the recent cn-| quarter of 1973. creeks are off limits to such gineering study and report. ! Grundy appointed Councilman ’ Councilman Floyd Emmons Victor L. Klopfenstein as mayor Kremenak said:    “Further,    wondered how the city planned pro t(,m. city ordinance makes it unlaw- to enforce the new' code on The B A. Westbrook Constructs for anyone to hunt or trap on bridges. City Manager Fred L.‘l,*0n Go. of Marion was granted any park lands within the city Day said he and City Engineer an extension of time in its con-, limits. Especially included in Terry Chew had held a meeting tract for repair work at Legion j these areas are American    Le- on this matter and would study | Memorial    sw imming pool. Poor agreements to gion park ;]nd the ]n(jian    and jt    weather    caused the delay    in teach for the second semester;j}ry creek properties. Violators “We have done something:wor^ causing the request for an tor    Brenda    frolkmann,    high j wj]i be prosecuted to the fullest worthless if    we just    pass an or- extension.    Painting work is    ex-; 'school    physical    education;    and!extentof thelaw    dinance and    put up    some signs Pectcd to    be completed on    the The Cedar Hap ids Gazette: Fri., J^n. 4, 1974 5. on Accepted the Clyde Dawson, Irving. Approved resignation custodian of i at Sleds and toboggans in setting down the load limits,” project next spring. American Ix*gion park are eau- Emmons said.    Rezoning tioned to use only the designate    Staff    Study    Final    approval    was    given to cd areas for sliding. These are    the ordinance rezoning land in the woodland trail and tho Mayor William Grundy said: ‘chute’ at the Hill dangerous and invite acrCUIC    I The auditing firm of McGla These are trail and the Mayor William Grundy »«iu.jBowman Woods VII addition base of ‘Suicide “We can’t get an answer to this from A_j rural rcstrictcd t0 R.2 ill’. Undesignated areas are tonight. It will take some study sing,e famjly_ angerous and invite ac- by the staff.”    nudifin to meet Iowa’s obligation under Title III of the elementary-secondary education act. For continued funding under this act, the state must participate in this project. Day agreed.    drey Hansen, Dunn and    Co., of of action by the architect and iVonne Turner, Dorothy Barnett, The director indicated some    ,ae ordinance will be    given    Cedar Rapids, certifid    public contractor on the mechanical Edward Oge and Charles Gould. I of these dangerous areas have    one more reading before    it be-    acc0Untants, was named    as the ♦    *    *    been    the    scenes    of    accidents. — Saturday’s activity i    *    *    * at the Marion branch' Want Ad Notice: See page Analysis Each participating school dis trict will receive an analysis of>uati°n difficulties at Mentzer school,! the board authorized the super- YMCA intendent to contact school at- schedule torney Ernest Pence to seek YMCA is: Gym guidance on further action. boys’ basketball 9 comes law. Mildred M. city auditing firm. IO responses from their district, as semcsfrr was given to well as an analysis of responses1 Hulicek, Lynn Carter, Matt from districts across the state. IGodar, Sue Hardy, Randy Hen-Dr. Sorensen said that the Person, Laurie Hicks, Carol questionnaires should be distrib- J 0 h n s o n , Ronnie McDaniel, uted within the next two weeks. :Kevin Mohwinkle, Nancy Miller, The board spent a consider- j Debbie Nielsen, Karen Sands able amount of time discussing and Frank Vencke. Stickney wasi pjnaj appr0val was given to ...    .,vv.    .„    named    acting    city    clerk for an an orfjjnance appr0ving the use grade school advertisement of today’s Ga- *?    I!1    Penad    by    the counciI.j0f standar(j cast jron pipe in .    and    IO    am.,    zette    for    new want ad deadlines!^/ namcd ^ Persons to plumbing work. Approval for high school grad- junior high open ll, senior high effective with the Tuesday, Jan- the p‘an,Tg and cz?ning ,com' Second reading was approved ition at the end of the first and adult I p.m., family 3, gym-uary 8th edition.-Adv.    ,y.    are    S Pete,'on an ordinance rezoning land 'Days of Rage' Indictment on Iowan Dropped CHICAGO (UPI) - U.S. Dis-trict Court Judge Julius J. Hoffman has dismissed a four-year-old indictment against 12 members of the “Weatherman”! faction of the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), including an Iowan. Among those who were charged with leading the riotous “Days of Rage” through Chicago streets in 1969 was Linda Sue Evans of Fort Dodge, Iowa. Hoffman acted on a government request which noted that a recent supreme court decision barring electronic surveillance without a court order would have hampered prosecution of the case. Hoffman, who became acquainted with Weatherman actions during the 1969-70 ‘'Chicago Seven” trial, said that in view of the high court’s ruling, “the government’s motion cannot be resisted.” The indictment charged that the defendants crossed state lines, ‘‘traveled, made speeches, published articles and made specific plans” for the disturbances at the SDS offices in Chicago. Center Point To Name Ad Hoc City Plan Unit CENTER POINT - The city council has approved, at the suggestion of Mayor Eileen Neenan, the selection of an ad hoc committee to aid in the long range city planning. Mayor Neenan made the suggestion during a special council meeting Thursday night saying that she felt youth, elderly, leaders of various organizations, and the pastors of the churches should be included on this committee. Further goals for the committee will be made at a later date. Announcement of the members of the committee will be made at the next council meeting. In other action, Mina Kennedy was sworn in as city treasurer, Harry Brookman as clerk and Ed Gustoff as fire chief. If. W. Holman was appointed mayor pro temp. ti unwell. I rn ARRIVING SATURDAY MORNING Jake I nasties club 4, gym closed 6 to 7, teenager night 7; pool — preschool lessons 9 a.m., youth lessons 9:45, youth recreational 10:30, senior life saving class 11:30, open swimming I p.rn 485 Ridge drive, and Patricia Barry, 2865 Twenty-fifth avenue. They are replacing Phyllis Risk who resigned, and James C. Galligan, jr. who won a city avenue for the near the West Eighth bridge from A-l to R-2 Hennessey Bros., Int;. In other actions, the council: Approved the official bonds air-conditioning of the vocal music room at the high school. Two wall units could be installed in that room only for around $2,000. The entire west perimeter of the high school could be air-conditioned for around $19,000. These figures exclude architect’s fees. No decision was reached, and the board agreed to table the matter temporarily. Dr. Sorensen briefly told of the auditor’s report, which was received and filed. The report, Dr. Sorensen said, was a very good one, and the procedures which were recommended last year in the report were found much improved. A high school diploma was presented, with commendation, to Craig Lowry. Approval was given to the monthly bills and the minutes of the Dec. 19 special meeting. Minutes of bhat rn eeting noted that the district has purchased a 66-passenger International school bus chassis for $6,462 35 from International Harvester Co., Cedar Rapids. The bid includes delivery to the body pool closed night 7. 4 to 7, teenager lay, will hold a public installa-^,th caPacitles- Change of Banking Hours. Farmers State Bank will conserve energy by closing Marion and Hiawatha lobbies 6 p.m. Fridays, beginning January ll. Drive-up windows will remain open Fridays until 8 p.m. All other banking hours remain unchanged. Special Note: Full service banking 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. iMonday through Thursday at Marion—Adv. Linn DeMolay Installation Set Linn chapter, Order of DeMo- [;aaac/[^*at4;and cannot serve m for the positions of mayor, clerk and treasurer: Designated Roberts Rules of order for the council meetings; Received and filed the preliminary plat of Hamilton’s addition and referred it to the Planning and Zoning Commission for action. tion of officers Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Masonic temple. Allen Murray, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Murray, 901 Fourteenth street, will be installed as master councilor. Other elected officers are: Neil Machen, senior councilor, Grundy re-appointed all de partment heads. The council approved salary adjustments in the 1974 budget for the city employes’ pay plan. A computation error was corrected in the plan. Yearly Feed the Birds (The (Crbar Sahibs (Sazrtlf Established In 1883 by The Gazette Co. ond published dally and Sunday at SOO Third Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52406. Second Class Postage paid at Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Subscription rotes by carrier 8S cents a week. By mall: Night edition and Sunday 6 Issues 82 25 a month, 824 a year: Afternoon editions and Sunday 7 Issues 82 50 a month, 825 a year. Other states and U.S. territories 840 a year, No moll subscriptions accepted In areas having Gazette carrier service. The Associated Press Is entitled exclusively to the use tor republication of all the local news printed in this newspaper os well as all AP news dispatches. NEONS MALE BETTAS . SILVER ANGELS TIGER BARBS . OSCARS GOLD WAG SWORDS VV HILE THEY LAST Linn-Mar Board Airs Staff, Class and Profile Reports Allen Murray the school’s progress on standard tests. Class Sizes school! After explaining some of the tables in the report, Dr. Easter- By Pat Peterson At the informal work session; Board approval was given to ()f the Unn-Mar school board a revised income scale for eligi- Thursday night the board hcard bility for free and reduced prices for hot lunches.    vanous rcP°rts on ,hc Second reading and final ap- profile, staffing, class size dis-proval was given to a board pol- tribution and 1974-75 and 1975-76 day gave the report to board icy on contract dissolution. An- budgets.    members to study. other policy, on extra-curricular Dr. Glen Easterday, assistant; Superintendent LeRoy Krus-contract dissolution, was de- superintendent for instruction, k0p presented reports on staff-layed for first reading next gave the school profile report. jng an{j ciass cizes m?,nth c    , a rn , ,K IhC;a rep<,rt„ <lei‘ls, CaCh The staffing report shows that Dr. Sorensen noted that the | building in the district, showing j ther(J are a” ayerage of 654 professional staff per 1,000 stu- BJCir GEORGE!    by    Virgil    Parted and Pidge Spear, junior council-the make up of the school andior' ty™1 ^var^s *s chapter E DALZJ VTMBO EPOYHPA mbzntri “George wonders w hy we can’t afford color.” They' 11 Do It Every Time WOULD YOU ASK TW E MANAGER Miss- \[ please? me'6 in MAY I TAKE\ THE BACK.1 WE A FEW OF / NEED THEM FOR dents in the elementary; 65.8 in the junior high and 74.1 in the high school for a system wide average of 67.6. The board has a policy that there should be no less than 60 and no more than 70 professional staff per 1,000 students in the district. Kruskop reported that the mean class size in kindergarten through third grade is 23, and 25 for grades four through 12. Budget Estimates Kruskop gave budget timatcs for 1974-75 which gives a per pupil cost of $1,089 for an estimated enrollment of 3,210 for a total general fund budget of $3,580,490. This is a 4.13 pcr-! cent increase over the 1973-74 budget. The budget estimates for 1975-76 give a per pupil cost of $1,139 for 3,260 estimated enrollment, for a total general fund budget of $3,798,140 wich is a 6.07 percent increase of 1974-75. According to state law, the 1974-75 budget must bo certified by Aug, 15 and the 1975-76 budget must be certified by Dec. 15. By Jimmy Hatlo sweetheart. The advisory board will act as installing officers. *    *    * Sell House — Mr. and Mrs. Jim Birmingham of route I have sold their former house at 4744 F avenue NE, Cedar Rapids, to Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Heath. Possession was given this week. Sale was made by Kensinger, Realtors, in cooperation with Fred J. Gibson and Co., Realtors. *    *    * Beach    Rites    —    Fred    Beach, 92, formerly of 405 Ninth avenue, died Friday morning in a! West Liberty nursing home. Ser-1 vices are pending at the Murdoch chapel where friends may' call after 6 p.m. Saturday. * * * Robert Mitchell No. 126. WRC, will meet Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the American Legion building. Installation of officers is set. * * * Lorraine Circle, Past Matrons es- OKS, will meet Monday at 5:30 p.m. in the Masonic temple. Dinner will be served at 6. rn He’s j» u IWZ 4 \ Three Charged in Burglary at Elkader ELKADER — Three persons 1 were being held in the Clayton county jail here Friday on charges of burglary. They were to be arraigned in magistrate’s court later Friday. Charged were Gary Harry, 47, Connie Dement, 18. both of Du buque, and Ronald Kiefer, 27, of Dixon, 111. The trio is accused of breaking into a farm owned by Jane Neylan north of Elkader and stealing antiques valued at' about $600. The three were apprehended by Delaware county authorities in Edgewood and turned over to Clayton county officials. i $ fw.** CM*” T» , ib affixal GAZETTE TELEPHONE NUMBERS For Nom, Spot tv Bookkeeping, Control Info! motion ond OHuei Not lilted Below (rf    3811711 (mutation Subiuipfion Dept . 3911331 Mon. thru Sot. 8 o rn lo 7 p nu Sundoyt Until 17 Noon Holidoyt ll o rn to 7 pm. Wont Adv    391 1734 Mon thru Sot I o rn to S pm Dnptay Advoitinng    391 1772 8 a rn. to 5 p rn Monon Otfw*    398 8430 J rn tremble! The “Back Pack Marf is a trouble-shooter! As part of our wintertime gas leak detection program, it s his job to track trouble down before it happens. With the highly-sensitive Back Pack, even the smallest amount of escaping gas is quickly detected, alerting us to make immediate repairs. During cold months, frost-hardened ground can prevent leaking gas from escaping into the air, making it difficult to detect. That s why we rely on Back Pack to check gas service entrances in public buildings, manholes and sewers, while special truck units check along streets and curbs. Our year-round detection program also calls for regular testing of high pressure mains and safety checks in homes during service calls to make sure gas is properly odorized. All calls concerning suspected gas leaks are treated as emergencies and investigated at once, day or night. lf you suspect a gas leak... Please call us at once... For safety’s sake! 364-5101 ii For the Finest in Points ;