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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - July 8, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa All-Iowa Attendance Total Hits 151,282 The All-Iowa fair’s dosing at-!to fine arts, are an integral part tendance Sunday made it the of the exposition and we wel-third biggest fair since 1961. come the increase in number of Fair President Leo Peiffer people participating,” Pciffer said the fair board would meet said. soon to review this year’s fair Sunday’s attendance was and map plans for next year's 111,482 to make the 10-day total event, which will be the 40th an- 151,282, compared to 150,744 last niversary of the founding of the year. The turn-out on the clos- All-Iowa fair.    ing Sunday a year ago was One of the most encouraging aspects of this year’s exposition, Peiffer said, was the increased participation of every department. All showed increases over the previous year. 9,815. Sunday’s crowd was only slightly below the 11,717 of 1970 and exceeded both 1971 and 1972. The only times when attendance has surpassed this year More Participate Damages Asked As Result of in the last 13 years were 1961 with 162,075; 1969 with 169,997. “The educational phases ofiancj 1970 with 166.848. the fair, from livestock judging1    *    * * The final grand champion trophy winner of 'the 1974 fair was a Decorah man, Ken Bolson. who had the “best of show” ! bird in the pigeon show. Bol-Auto Accident Ison’s winning bird was a roller. The best of opposite sex of the! TOLEDO — Damages of show was a White King exhibit- j $97,182.50 are asked in a suit Cfj by M. K. Matthias of Des: filed in Tama county district Moines, court Friday by Dorothy Mac;1 A cedar Rapids man, Carl | Grummitt of Chickasaw county ciendening, won the trophy for against Beverly Jean Graff of the champion giant homer. Tama. Carneau Class The suit stems from an auto accident July 27, 1972, in Chickasaw county. In her petition, plaintiff claims she was driving eastward on highway 18 and 346 when Mrs. Graff, who was driving west- In the Carneau classes, Cliff Fisher of Belle Plaine had the champion with Matthias showing the best opposite. Matthias also had the champion King with Harry Brown of Man- bound, lost control of her car. j chester showing the best op-crossed the    center line and posite. slammed into    the    side of plain-: In the racing homer    classes, tiff’s car on    the    driver’s side, I trophy winner    was the    entry    of wrecking the    car    and seriously:David Foelske    of Tripoli; and    in injuring the plaintiff.    the Modena classes, William Mrs. Grummitt claims the defendant was negligent in failing to keep on her side of the highway and yield one-half the traveled way, in driving at excessive and dangerous speed and in not having her vehicle under proper control Davis of Albion showed the champion. * * * Tim Daniels, fiddler with the Echo Mountain Boys of Cedar Rapids, won the All-Iowa fair’s first fiddle contest. Daniels lives at 2043 Forty-second street NE. She says her neck and back! Second place went to Kirk were injured; that she has in- Brandenberger of Farmington curred medical expense of j and third place to Rob McKay, $1,143.20, will have additional 1132 Twenty-ninth street NE. medical expense of $1,000 and    - hospital bills of $143.30.    1    4. DI She claims she has been dam ! innOCGH 1 1 1G3S aged $30,000 by present, past and future pain and suffering, has incurred loss of wages for! the last two years of $10,816 and I will continue to suffer loss of | wages in the amount of $54,080. Man Faces Two Charges after Fight at Fair By Five Persons In Tama County TOLEDO — Five persons entered innocent pleas to drunk! 'driving charges against them! When they appeared before; ! Judge James H. Carter in a sos-1 sion of Tama county district) J court. Pleading innocent were: Edward John. Prusha, 66, Guadalupe Gonzales, 28, of Tama, waived his right to a! 1312 Twenty-second avenue SW,: speedy trial within 60 days andi was arrested on charges of as- jury trial was set for Sept. 9. At: sault and battery and resisting bis request, a Marshalltown at-} an officer when he allegedly: torney was appointed to defend struck a man who intervened in him. Prusha was arrested May a family argument.    25 by a Tama city police officer, j Police said Gonzales was hav- susan Irene Palmer 22, Belle 1 ing an argument with his wife, Plaine, was charged May 27 by I Pam, 21, near the main gate at a state trooper after she was in-! Hawkeye Downs Sunday night^volved in an accident on high-; when Robert Shaw of Savannah, way 212 west of Belle Plaine.) Ga., intervened.    Her trial was scheduled for Gonzales allegedly struck Sept. 9. Shaw in the face. When officers Also set for Sept. 9 was the arrived, Gonzales resisted ar- trial of Geneva Papakee, 35. > rest, police said.    route 2, Tama. Mrs. Papakee He was taken to the Linn;was arrested May 24 at 1:051 county jail under $125 bond on a.m. on old highway 30 west of each charge.    Tama by a state trooper after - she was involved in an accident. Ir HPIA on    Arthur    It.    Hughs,    56,    Montour, rair I iciu un    charged May 16 by a Tama DrUCl Chs TOGS P°^ce officer, had his trial to a jury set for Sept. 9. Two men were being held mi The jury trial of Glenn Rob-Linn county jail Monday morn- erts, 27, route 2, Tama, was set! ing on $2,500 bond each on for Sept. 9. Roberts was arrest-charges of possession of a con- ^ Alay 26 by a state trooper a .trolled substance.    mile west of Toledo on highway; David J. Wortman, 19, of 1202 30 after his; car went into a! Raney street, Hiawatha, and clitch. Merle Andersen, 18, of 1033 Oak- _ land road NE, were arrested by officers about 1:40 a.m. Monday! near Blairs Ferry road and North Towne road NE. Officers had stopped their car because it had only one head-; light. When officers inquired Scott Lee Voeltz, of 4719 Twin about the contents of a box in Pine drive NE, has filed for the car, Andersen opened the bankruptcy in federal court, box which allegedly contained claiming debts of nearly1 marijuana seeds and a pipe. A $400,000. search of the car then un- Voeltz is the former owner of! covered a substance believed to two Cedar Rapids firms, World Former Owner Of Firms Files For Bankruptcy be marijuan; C. R. Man Faces Assault Charge Robert Stechcon, 23, of 922 N street SW, is free on $250 bond after he was arrested early, Monday on charges of assault and battery and resisting of-) ficers. Stechcon was arrested near Sixth street and Nineteenth avenue SW when officers thought his car looked suspicious. When police tried to question him, Stechcon ran away, according to police reports. He was treated at Mercy hospital for a small cut suffered in the scuffle with police before being taken briefly to the Linn county jail. of Sound II and the Pcnmore! Distributing Co. In his petition, Voeltz listed j debts of $396,364.55 and assets of S22,390.95. with $500 claimed as i exempt. Voeltz was affiliated with sev-i oral Cedar Rapids-based corporations, including the following: Kidd America Ltd.; Isadore-Ray, Inc.; World of Sound, Inc.; Rancher Enterprises, Inc., doing j business as Clinton Stereo, Inc.;! Cave. Inc., doing business as Off the Wail Clothing, Inc.;) Scott L. Voeltz, Inc., doing busi-j ness as VIP Shop, Inc.;Pen -j more, Inc.; S & V Corp., Inc.;; and SLV Distributing Co., Inc. STILL PAYING THE NATION’S HIGHEST BANK SAVMGS RATES ALLOWED BY LAW PERCENT Golden Growth Savings $500 minimum Effective annual rate, 5.65% OO PERCENT Regular Savings no minimum Effective annual rate, 5.13% *A substantial interest penalty is required by law for early withdrawal of certificates. 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