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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - January 29, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Flu Has Little Impact in C.R.;Other Areas Wo rse The* 1974 Iii! which lins hit sev cml northeast Iowa counties iii the eyes, cars, nose and throat lias not showed up to a Kignifi cant extent iii the Cedar Itapids area. While census counts are up at both Cedar Rapids hospitals, of ficials say it is not because of influenza. Likewise, Cedar Rapids Community school officials say there has been little absenteeism be cause of flu. The latest report showed only 21 cases of flu out ol a public school population1 here of nearly 23,(KH) l ew Cases Public Health Nurses, who service the city’s parochial schools, report only a few cases of the 1974 flu variety. “There may he cases where a mother kept a child home be cause of ear ache, upset stomach or some other ailment close ly allied to flu,” said one school official, “ but it hasn’t been reported to us as the flu.” Dr John Jacobs, an officer of the Linn County Medical Society, said he is unaware of any influenza problem yet in the Cedar Rapids area. The cases which have been reported, he said, are marked by muscle aches, alternating fever and chills and sometimes a cough. It lasts three to days. Identification Three Sentenced In Linn Court On Guilty Pleas Allen W. Burggraf, John C.! Fichtner and Thomas G. Jones have been sentenced in Linn district court on guilty pleas to charges against them ♦ * * Burggraf received a sentence of up to seven years in the reformatory at Anamosa on a charge of false uttering of a check. The 25-year-old Security, Colo., man was accused of passing an insufficient-fund check (or $72 IO at a Cedar Rapids department store Oct. 17. Judge Louis Schultz recommended that reformatory officials consider giving the defendant a psychiatric evaluation and treatment during his incarceration. ♦ * * Fichtner received a suspended sentence of up to seven years i in the reformatory at Anamosa on a charge of false uttering of a check. He was placed on probation The 23-year-old Cedar Rapids man was accused of passing a bad check for $57.27 at a Cedar Rapids jewelry store last June! 6. As a condition of probation. Judge James Carter ordered that Fichtner serve ten days in the county jail and make restitution on bad checks he had written. * * * Jones was fined $500 on a charge of second-offense drunk I t*10£:e cQnt^tcd. —Mushrooms— (Continued from Page I.) standard and universal way of identifying the primary pro* dueer, no matter what the product or whose private label appears on the packaging,” Schmidt said. Magistrate Court a 30-day suspended jail sentence. He was charged with trespass mg on the property of Lloyd Hendryx, Walker, on Nov. I Controlled Substance n .. Charge Is Dropped Po,,ce’ May°.r He said that TDA inspections! of all 42 IJ S. mushroom canners last spring disclosed cies serious enough to constitute a possible public health hazard” in 21 firms. A survey of stocks in more than 9,200 warehouses, which led to five of the recalls, re-, quired examination of 75 million cans, sampling of nearly 25,000 lots and 2,000 studies, he said. Although the FDA contributed to the problem by not auditing rn u s h r o o rn canners closely enough, the National Canners Assn. must share the blame because it failed to provide small firms the technical cxper-five; tise they needed but could not 1 afford, Schmidt said. A charge of possession of controlled substance against Gerald d(ficien |^iJC<>rn’ w*10 ^aVf‘ a sou,hwest side address when arrested, has I been dismissed in magistrate’s court. He was charged with possession of marijuana on Aug 25, 1971. * * * Richard Curtis, North Liberty, . ,    , pled guilty in magistrate’s court microbiological j0 ., th.,r(,(,,)( ssj„n of „,n. trolled substance and was given Committee Wage Meeting Is Requested br. Robert Merrick of Guttenberg, where the flu has reached severe levels, said there has been no positive identification of the type of flu which forced closing of schools in that area. Across the river in Wisconsin, he said, it has been identified as Strain B. The Guttenberg variety has included headache, sore throat, runny nose, fever and a general weakness and aching. The state health department! said school absenteeism has ex-1 ceeded ten percent in Clayton,!worth $150 and Fayette, Mitchell and Dickinson were reported counties. City Briefs Sheriff, Chamber Check Securities Sales Contacts Several rural residents have been contacted by persons who claim to be securities agents and offer investment opportunities paying 12 or 14 percent interest yield, sheriff’s depart- Elks club, ment and Chamber of Commerce officials report. Linn Sheriff Walter Grant said his office has received several calls in the last couple weeks. The agents are asking for money immediately, he reported, causing suspicion among Hospitalized — Ben McGlash-ing, 633 Thirty-sixth street SE, is a patient at Mercy hospital. ♦ * * Rent it — Try it — Like it — Buy it. Buresh Rental. — Adv. I ♦ * * Fun and Games, All Saints Parish, every Wednesday, 7:30 pm—Adv. *    *    * Breakin — A 12 gauge shotgun a bowl of coins taken Monday from the residence of William J. Vrba, 920 Daniels street NE. *    *    * Hickory smoked barbecued ribs, shrimp and chicken served Wednesdays. Stickney’s Scoreboard, Marion—Adv. ♦    *    * Thursday Noon Optimists — Robert M L. Johnson, executive secretary of    the    Midwest Bi- Centennial committee, will speak Thursday noon at the Errors Cited in Using Charts To Compute Taxes Rather than choosing betweenj >wo charts available to compute j tax liability when filing the 1040A short form, some taxpay-, ers are using both charts, local (Internal Revenue Service officials report. By doing so, they are in effect claiming exemptions twice, Don Klimes, acting Cedar Rapids IRS office manager, said. “Taxpayers with an adjusted! gross income of less than $10,0001 should use one of the tax tables] in the back portion of the forms package that applies to the Policeman’s number of exemptions they are to claiming,” he said. “If their adjusted gross in-] come is $10.CKK) or over, they should use schedules X, Y or / on the back cover of the pack-1 age after first subtracting $750 for each exemption. “Some taxpayers with an ad-] justed gross income of under A meeting between officers, j $io.OOO are using one of the tax j court to a charge of assault and wh° are dissatisfied with recent- tables which already has the battery and was fined $50 and ly granted wage increases, and $750 for each exemption figured, Public Safety Commissioner into it, and then also subtracting James Steinbeck was held last $750 for each exemption, in ef-j month. The mayor was invited, feet but was out of town. a 60-day suspended jail He was charged with possession of marijuana on Dec. ll Cedar Rapids police have asked Mayor Donald Canney to meet with them to discuss wages, benefits and working conditions. A registered letter signed by members of the Patrolman’s of the sen Protective Assn. was mailed I the mayor. 'The association said Tuesday the mayor has not responded to the request. Mayor Canney was unavailable for comment. The letter suggested several Man Fined $50 on Assault, Battery John Penne, Hiawatha, pled dafes for th(; prised meeting guilty last week in magistrate’s costs. He was charged with assault ing Joyce Penne on Jan. 8. Williams Sentenced On Trespass Charge claiming each exemption twice.” Additional information on this President or other tax problem* can be 20 YEARS AGO Tito was re-elected to a four- obtained by calling 366-0436. address, I year term after he promised    - magis- Yugoslavia would remain faith- friends” Nathan Williams, no pled guilty last week in trate’s court to a charge of ful to ‘‘her present criminal trespass and was given the Western allies. Want ads will help you find — lost items, use them for quick Iresults! Dial 398 8234. driving. Judge Harold Victor ordered the 35-year-old Marion man to enroll at his own expense in a drinking driver’s course at Kirk-!»lluv,m:u“ wood Community college.    0rant    sald The judge said Jones’ driver’s license is revoked for an indefinite period and until successful completion of the course. Jones was arrested in Marion No Immediate Need Normally, such an agent would not require that money be provided on such short notice, * *    * L a s Vegas-Grand Canyon- Southwest bus tour. Leaving Cedar Rapids March 16. Linn County Farm Bureau invites vou to join this tour. 377-4858, 366-1835.-Adv. ♦ * * Television Taken — Mrs. Leo Johnson, 296 Twenty-eighth avenue SW, reported a television set worth $75 and $2.50 in coins were taken Monday from her home. *    *    * Delta has a warm spot for you. (In Florida) 4:45 P.M. the day preceding Sheriff’s deputies have had no publication is the deadline for luck tracking down the agents as descriptions provided have through generally been vague, he added. The state department of bank- last Dec. 9 after allegedly driv- in« and s,ate securities divi- '    I    cion    in    I    loc    VI    rn    nae*    h    ion    Roan mg erratically. Counci Expected To Okay Sylvan Lane Addition The city council Is expected to approve the preliminary plat of Sylvan lane addition at its regular meeting Wednesday mg. The area, being developed by Jerome Padzensky, has caused controversy because the city engineering department recommended the plat not be approved unless it includes city water and sewer facilities, instead of individual wells and septic tanks. Tho property is outside the city limits on Cottage Grove avenue SE. just east of Indian road. The county has approved the plat, but approval is also required from Cedar Rapids because the land us within two miles of the city limits The use of city services would necessitate annexation of the land, either immediately or alsoon the land is contiguous with the city. Padzensky and residents of sion in Des Moines have been contacted, he said. Chamber Bureau Harold Ewoldt, Chamber assistant executive vice-president, said the Chamber business consumers bureau has also received an inquiry from a woman whose sister made such an investment. The field of investment is a morn-j complicated and specialized one, he warned. “Persons considering investments should consult well-established investment counselors, their bankers and lawyers before entering into an investment opportunity,” he said. “There are inherent risks in investments and normally the higher the rate of return, the higher the risk.” Fined $15,000 On Tax Charge DAVENPORT - Anton Pieczynski of Bellevue Monday was fined $15,000 on three counts of income tax evasion. The sentence was handed down in federal court here bv Judge William Stuart. Pieczynski, former owner and the surrounding area oppose an- operator of the Sportsman’s Kx- nexation A resolution has been pre change in Clinton, was guilty last September by a found fed- pared for action Wednesday ap (>ral court jury proving the plat, subject to con ditions recommended bv the planning commission. Use city services Is not one of conditions, nor is annexation Want Ads published Tuesday Saturday. Corrections and cancellations con he made from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., Monday through Saturday. Dial 398-8234—Adv. »    *    » In Hospital — LeRoy Puck-haber, 407 F avenue NW, is a surgical patient    at University! hospitals in Iowa City. Visitors welcome. ♦    *    * Cedar Rapids Magic Club will meet at 2920 1st Ave. N E. on Friday, February I, at 7 p.m. i Those interested in magic are welcome Adv *    *    * Johnny’s Parkway. Corner Ellis and F Ave. NW. Wednes-, day special: Meat Loaf dinner. Served up ’til 8:30 PM. Menu dining from IO AM ’til I AM Carry out orders welcome. Adv. *    *    * Story    Hour    Weekly    story hour for preschoolers will be held Wednesday at 10:30 at the downtown    public    library    audi torium. A similar program will Ibe held at the Edgewood! (branch, 221 Edgewood road NW. ll. 'at I 30 p m ♦    *    * Mexican Border Vets —Patrol 33 Mexican Border Veterans will hold their spring potluck and meeting Saturday noon at the home of Charles Sparr-grove, 1240 Thirty-eighth street SE All Mexican Border voter i ans are welcome. Edna Kidner, national auxiliary secretary from Indianapolis, Ind., will bt* Delta is ready to fly you nonstop from Chicago to Florida’s warm resorts, just about any time you want, day or night. You’ve got a choice of flights from here that connect in Chicago with Delta nonstops, including our Wide-Ride" 747s to Miami. Delta can fly almost 1200 people every day nonstop to Miami/ Ft.Lauderdale from Chicago. We also have nonstops to Tampa/St.Pete/ Clearwater, Orlando/Walt Disney World and West Palm Beach. 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Hr wits accused of paying no the honored guest, taxes in 1965 and 1967, and pay-' of I ing $5,257 for 1966 when the Credit Union at Cryovac Elects The Cryovac credit union elected officers at its 20th anniversary dinner-dance Saturday The new officers are Stall Hanzelka, 127 Wesley drive NW. president; Al Morris, vicepresident, .Joyce Cooper, seen* tar)’, Eileen Henderson, treasurer; IT011 Prochaska, credit committee chairman, and Jack Ben-zmger, audit committee chairman JIO YE AHS AGO Argentina suspended all trade and final! elal operations with Germany and Japan come tax liability was $5,282 for 1965; $11,286 for 1966, and $11,074 out for 1967. Authorities said he jeet to civil penalties 30 YEARS AGO Well over 800 U.S. heavy bombers carried the greatest daylight operation of the war with an attack is also sub- on the German industrial city of Frankfort The Cedar Itapids (la/,ette: rues., .lull. 29. 1971 Frigidaire Skinny Mini. 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