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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - May 20, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa ovh u thus bins/ C    ovii r miuion r,OWWOC “*» *jQ /*: **•«, • *•■    J    -    VV    ■    •%    ’’ ■ TMI WORLDS LARGEST AUTO PAINT!* * OVt* 200 LOCATfONS COAST-TOCOAST ««u AHY CAR... I COLOR • DIAMOND GLOSS COLORS FREE ESTIMATES COMPLETE BODY & FENDER REPAIR STILL AMERICA'S BIGGEST BARGAIN CEDAR RAPIDS    DAVENPORT    DES MOINES 10OO 2ND AVE. SE. 810 WEST RIVER DR.    ll 10 LOCUST ST. 366-7544    324-0631    288-6526 NOTHING HELD BACK! NOTHIHG RESERVED! EVERTING GOES - TO THE BARE WALLS! STEREO SVSTEMS - TAPES - ACCESSORIES - FIXTURES! ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING! NO REASONABLE OFFER REFUSED! 8 Track Tjfiplw -- Rag. 6.98 ....     4.66 LP Records — Rag. 5.98 ..............................3.67 Marantz Homa Systam #2270—Rag. $599 Damo. $458 Marantz #2220 Rac. Amp. — Rag. 299.95 ........$224 Marantz Speakers 4E’s 2 way system—Reg. $59    $41 AKAI 4 Channel Reel to Reel - Reg. $799    $$85 •I' i!/. E:- *. '    '.V-1'    .    :    ”    *    ”f‘ ‘ , iv * Plus Turntables, Headphones, Blanks, Phono & Tape Accessories — everything OPEN DAILY 10-8 - SAT. 9-5 EASY TERMS AVAILABLE 3911 Center Point Rd. *NE , l)R|V' 393-5810 C. A. ORDINANCE NO. «7S1 Unofficial Record On English River low. News—    i r,...t I « «_    . reeled by heavy rams, were OverHowing streams, fed by showi ,    „ hl r,scs daily spring rains, spread over J* . . h thousands of acres of East Iowa ,ho WaPs«Pimcon at Indepen-farniland on the weekend. dence was holding steady Mon-By Monday morning, the (,aY at 7 35 feet. Normal level is waters had timidly begun to; five feet; flood stage is 12. recede, a trend which the army | No significant flooding was reported on the Cedar at Vinton. Tin* Cedar Rapids Gazette: Mon., May 20, *071 corps of engineers ami should continue barring further rain fall.    Mississippi Approximately 7.588 acres in T1,„ Mississi i Washington and Iowa counties were covered by English river river, which) crested about six inches above fl .    .    ,    ..    !    flood stage at Davenport Satur-; floodwater alone, according to d nj ht rL,.lch(^ I, cresl a corps of engineers estimate. Mllscatinc lale Sunday Jiml was An unofficial all-time high expected to crest at Keokuk was reported on the English sometime late Monday. river at Wellman. However, at The National Weather Service Halo ii a , an official gauge Among those v/dtching as 187 graduating Cornell coliogo seniors received their degrees were the college's newly-named 12th nresident, Dr. Philio B. Secor, and Mrs. Secor. Commencement ceremonies were conducted Sunday. Secor, 42, who succeeds Dr. Samuel Stumpf, will assume the Cornell post Aug. 1. showed a high reading Saturday of 20.45, a foot below the highest reading ever recorded there, 21.45 in 1965, the corps of engineers reported. Over Flood Level said the Raccoon river was to I crest Monday at Van Meter about 6 V2 feet over flood stage, j Runoff from last week’s rains was particularly severe because of the already saturated condition of fields. J Farmers in many areas exilic leading at Kalona ^Vlon- J pressed concern they would day was 18.1, still three lect })ave to replant crops either above flood level. The corps of j washed away or killed by stand-engincers said the English had jn„ water Rains also virtually halted planting of soybeans, one of the state’s major cash grain crops. Amtrak Whiz TRENTON, N. J. (UPl)-Am-trak Metroliner cars reached speeds up to 150 miles an hour this weekend in a test nm between Trenton and New Brunswick. been ribove flood stage at Ka-1 Iona since May 14. The ordinary level is about five feet. The English is a tributary of the Iowa river, which was reportedly causing considerable flooding south of the Coralville dam to Wapello and on to the Mississippi river. High water caused closing of numerous low-lying roads in the Kalona and Wellman areas and the approach to a bridge was washed out on the Washing-ton-Iowa county line road. The bridge had been slated for replacement later this year. No Evacuations Although no evacuations were reported, the homes of two farm families near Kalona, the Wayne Duwas and Roy Millers, were threatened Sunday. Water did Invade some commercial w buildings in the south part of Monday morning A Degree of Excitement -Gazette Photos by L. W. Ward With equally excited relatives striding alongside her, Margo Ridder of Jacksonville, III., rushed toward commencement exercises in tho Cornell college fieldhouse Sunday morning. In addition to the 187 bachelors degrees conferred, honorary degrees went to Iowa Gov. Robert D. Ray and Dr. Willard Boyd, president of tho University of Iowa, who was the day's speaker. Attempts Made in Trial To Discredit Testimony Little Taken in Missing Nine Hours, Decorah Breakins ^°y hound unnamed trois on u. s. exports to British- 20 YEARS AGO — The commerce department eased con- DECORAH INDEPENDENCE—Shawn Gil-jOwne(1 I,on8 KonhN a major port Four    breakins    lihan 13.vear-oW son of    the for transshipment to Red China. IOWA    CITY—The    defense    in    overruled    the    objeelion    and    over the weekend    were    reported    clarence    Gillihans, who    live _ the James    Hall    murder trial at-    allowed    Peterson’s    testimony    here Monday.    three    miles southeast    of' tempted Monday to discredit to    | Although nothing of value was winthrop_ was found by a slatc was re-    tro0per    nearly two-and-a-half I miles southwest of his home! testimony given by witness as the trial to stand. a state Peterson admitted he could taken, some damage resumed n°L remember the exact room ported at each site. number where the murder took Entrance at each place of about 2am Monday Kalona.    |    0n    the    witness    stand was Mi- place. He agreed he had been I business was gained by break- T}l(, ^oy ha(j hccn Major flooding also was re-!^aeJ I’ctcrson, a chemist for,hastily summoned to the court, ing a rear window with a rock, nearlv nine hours ported along the north branch of th* Iowa bureau of criminal in-! ^ ca,M    ’«    nCuny    nours' the Skunk river from interstate 'csllKat'on (BCD- missing 80 west of Grinnell to Sigourney and on to the point where the North and South Skunk rivers meet southwest of Sigourney. The North Skunk level at Sigourney Monday morning was 22 feet, down slightly from the Peterson testified he assisted in “lilting” a fingerprint from the faucet of a sink in the dormitory room where Sarah Ann Ottens was found dead March 13, 1973. Hall, 20, a former University ate Saturday, second witness for the Monde v morning was medical examiner, T.T. The state county ! Bozek. Dr. Bozek described the condition of Miss Ottens’ body at the time he was summoned to Sunday morning high of 22.45.' f , w s*tudcnt is accused" of,he murder room. shortly before but still well above the flood I ■    -    ’    01    M„r,.h    it    urn stage of 16 feet. The North Skunk reached flood level prjnt was found on the murder. Peterson [midnight March 13, 1973. testified that the!, He dc“ribcJd [)ruise* ™ ,hc .............ouncl on ,hc inner ’ ncc:k and chcst of ,he v,c' Thursday    and    rose    steadily    unti!j^or|io,1 0f the ccid water faucet, 'im J**.    Recto <* Wood The defense immediately ob. were in the girl s ear channels, jettied, saying, -This is indirect'""J* and abu £ks ar?a' .    .•_____.    u    j ,t .    j*.    He    said,    The    body was cov- Only one road was reported testimony it directly contradicts ip(|    an(j    nucjc closed by high water in Keokuk Pr^v,ous testimany by a state under the quilt except for a county, the Delta road (V-33) umr1('ss- ....    ..    !sweater.” He said a necklace or where    flooding    crept    over    a    n ^^loe,, s impingmg 0,1 lts I locket around    the girl’s neck “appeared to    be crushed or Schultz damaged.” reaching its peak Sunday. One Road Closed flooding crept over a curve in the road near a bridge, jown v'ltness-Rivers farther north, less af- Judge [Amis VV. Places broken into were the The Buchanan county sheriffs Winneshiek Co-Op, Gust E. Hau- office said the boy's mother nogen garage, Wonder Bread tba.| aboat H P;m-warehouse, and Neuhring Mobil    Sunday tba* be    bad been    miss- siatjon    mg since 5 p.m.    when I wander- Safe locks at the cooperative aIuav. bome- Sonic 15 were broken with a hammer P^op*e bc€n searching a and a    timeclock    was    broken!three-rmle area    tor him. with a    wrench. A    few    pennies were taken from the cash draw er. <m4Drs^^g}coui<ciL ] A deputy sheriff went out to aid in the search and called in three state troopers, and two deputy sheriffs from Black Hawk county. The boy was found on a road and was returned to his home unharmed. Visit New York tonight by long distance. Travel the U.S.A for 75 (or less) Any weekday after 5 p.m. and itll weekend, you can travel by phone out of-state and talk ,3 minutes tor 75c1 or less on calls you dial direct.* ’Dial it-yourself talcs apply on all Interstate dialed tails (without operator assistance) horn business or residence phones anywhere in the c ontinental US (c'ki cpl Alaska) and on i all • plat cd with an operator where three I dialing facilities are not available. Dial direct rates do not apply t" person to person, coin, hotel guest, credit lard and collet I tails, and on calls charged lo another number. A little money still goes a /fs\    Drt.| long way on the leieohone. IPI Northwestern Bell May 20,1974 Dear Friend: You may now be eligible for benefits under my bill, Senate File 1308, which Governor Ray recently signed into law. The new law provides relief for you if: (a) You own or rent a mobile home. (b) You or your spouse are 65 years of age or older or are “totally disabled (c) Your income is less than $6,000 per year. The relief is in two forms: One, the semi-annual tax of 10c per square foot will be reduced beginning June 1, 1975, to as low as Vz of 1c dependent upon your income. Two, you will be entitled to reimbursement for part of the rent that you have paid to park your mobile home last year. Benefits are payable September 25 of this year for rent paid last year but you must file by July 31 this year to be eligible. (I have requested tile Director of Revenue to extend tfie time for filing lint a decision has not been made at this time and I urge you to act now.) lf you want an application form or help in completing it, please do not hesitate to call my office (366-5681) or write me at 414 SGA Building, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 52401. lf I may be of service in any other way, please contact me. Sincerely, Tom Riley ( State Senator ;