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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - May 26, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa It's Your Business! Meetings this week of public, tax-spcndiu g a gov cl es Monday Government offices closed for Memorial flay. Tuesday 8:30 a.m. ■ . Cedar Rapids city council. Regular meeting. Fourth floor council chambers, city hall. 9 a.m. — Linn board of review. County assessor’s office, basement* courthouse. Ill a.m. — Linn supervisors. Open session. Room 103, courthouse. Noon -- Linn supervisors will meet with the health center board of directors. I/>wer lewd conference room, Linn Health center, 400 Third avenue SE. 12:30 p.m. — Linn mental health advisory board. Regular meeting. Lower level conference room, Linn Health center. 1:30 p.m. — Cedar Rapids plats committee. Sixth floor (“onference room, city hall. 6:30 p.m. — Hiawatha water board of trustees. Regular meeting. Council room, Hiawatha city hall. 8 p.m. — College Community board of education. Regular meeting. Prairie high school library. 8 p.m. — Hiawatha library board. Regular meeting. Hiawatha library. Wednesday 9 a.m. — Cedar Rapids city council. Regular meeting. Fourth floor council chambers, city hall. Thursday 9:30 a.m. — Technical advisory committee of the regional planning commission. Fourth floor council chambers, city hall. 1:30 p.m. — Linn supervisors. Meeting on emergency planning for Linn county. Room 103, courthouse. 3:30 p.m. —- Environmental review committee. Civil defense training room, basement, city hall. 7:30 p.m. — Linn-Mar board of education. Special meeting. Central administration office. Friday 9 a.m. — Linn board of review. County assessor’s office, basement, city hall. ll a.m. — Urban renewal board. Sixth floor conference room, city hall. Sunday & Monday Specials Ik, vc* Robert Hayes Earns Eagle Robert Hayes, 14, son of Mr. and Mrs. William C. Hayes, 370 Eastland drive SE, will receive the Eagle Scout award during a troop 9 court of honor Friday at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria of Erskine school. He joined the Scouts in September, 1970. He is a member of the Order of the Arrow. He attended Camp Wakonda last summer. His service project was to check the conditions of street signs and lights and report them to the traffic engineering department. He Ss in ninth grade at Franklin junior high school. He is active in the band, stage band and orchestra. Robert Hayes Dear Genie: Editor’s Note: "Dear Genie” is prepared under the auspices of the Linn County Heritage society. Questions should have an Iowa connection, must be kept to a 50-word limit and clearly printed or typed. They will be published on a space-available basis. They should be sent directly to Dear Genie, P.O. Box 175, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 52406. Names and addresses must be included because readers who can help will send answers directly to the questioner. Dear Genie, Would like to contact descendants of John Cox who operated the old Twin Towers Cafe that was located on Johnson avenue NW, Cedar Rapids, in the 1930s or 1940s. Believed to have been a cousin of the late L. B. “Hop” Miller. Family history purposes. Mrs. IL R. Wennermark, 746 Old Marion road NPI, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402. * * * Seek information about my grandfather. Frank C. Johnson, and his wife, Olga Farrel. Four sons: Ross, deceased; Maurice, Cedar Rapids; Ernest, Corydon; and Donald, deceased. Arthur T. Johnson, Box 156, Walker, Iowa 52352. *    *    * Desire connections to the Rev, William Henry and Su-sanne Mateer Farson I rom Dover, Del. to Winterset and Greenfield area. One daughter. Mary, related to Hiatt, discoverer of Delicious apple. Others married Daniel I. Spencer, Mr. Rollius; sons Vaughn and Henry, a doctor at Lau-ens, Iowa. I). R. Spencer, 722 El. 44 street S., Newton, Iowa 50208. *    *    * Seek information concerning parents, brothers and sisters of my great-grandparents, Nancy Jane Biggs and Lewis Smith Kennedy who lived in Warren county, Iowa, after their marriage circa 1H56. He    was horn in Washington county, Pa., 1837, but where and when was she bom? Mrs IL L. Mayes, 410 North First street, Greenfield. Iowa 5084!). *    *    * Andrew Jackson Italy, born April 2, I KH I, died Feb. 15, 1936. Married March 18, 1889, to Alida Jane Fisher. Who were his parents and where did they come from? Erie Frasher, Cog gon, Iowa 52218. *    *    * Desire information on Dewitt Clinton Chapman, born Feb. 12. 1826, in Ohio and died March Iii. 1912, in Primghar, O’Brien county, Iowa. lh* married Elizabeth Kennedy, Need data on Elizabeth and hor parents, Edward and Ruth Packer Kennedy. Mrs. Charles A. Russell, H45 Queens Summit drive, West Covina, Calif., 91790 ee Home Pool Boom if Beach Is Out of Reach Sunday I 2 to 5 — Monday IO to 4 All Sales end Monday 4 P.M. JCPenney jit T " G v WA iii r V 'in* ' [’his could be I In* summer of • backyard swimming pool. nflation and gasoline short-;s are washing many vaea-9 plans down the drain. So ii trip to the beach is out of ich, more Americans than *r are expected to get iii the im in new backyard pools here already is a swimming d dug in one out of every 50 lerican backyards, the Na rial Geographic Society says. and 1974 should lie the fourth straight record-breaking year for new pools. According to the National Swimming Pool Institute of Washington, l>.U, Americans probably will install IOO.(HK) iii ground swimming pools, in 1974, plus another 225.(HIO above ground pools, which look like round, open I.inks. DRIVE SAFELY 20% off Women's and Girls' Swimwear For Women Reg. $14 to $17. Sale I 1.20 to 13.60 Choose from our entire stock of women's swimsuits. Reg. $1 4 and up. One, two, even three piece styles in the splashiest prints and colors to be found at sea. Easy-core fabrics. Misses, junior and queen sizes. For Girls Reg. $3 to $8 Sale 2.40 to 6.40 Save on all our girls’ swimsuits. One piece stretch tank styles to pretty little bikinis in her favorite colors and patterns. All at big savings. Sizes 3 to 6X, 7 to 14. 20% off All Men's and Boys' Swimwear Sole 3.18 3.98 4.78 5.S8 Sole 1.58 1.83 1.90 2.38 Save 804 $1 1.20 1.40 Save 404 464 594 604 Save $6 to s14 on every multi speed bike 20% off Men’s Walk Shorts I Reg. Sale Save 3.98 3.18 804 4.99 3.99 $1 5.98 4.78 1.20 6.98 S.58 1.40 20% off Boys’ Jeans Jeans for school-age boys. Polyester* cotton denim in solid colors. Sizes Reg. Reg./Slim 4.49 Husky 4.98 Pre School 3.79 Sale Save 3.59 904 3.98 $1 3.03 764 Men's 26”,IO speed, Reg. 79.98,    Sale    71.88 Women’s 26”,I O-speed, Reg. 79.98,    Sale 71.88 Men’s 27”, IO- speed, Reg. 89.98,    Sale 78.88 Women’s 26”, 3-speed, Reg. 67.99,    Sale 61.88 Men’s 26”, 5-speed, Reg. 79.99,    Sale    71.88 Men’s 26”,I O-speed, Reg. 84.98,    Sale 74.88 Men’s 27”, 10-speed, Reg. 99.99,    Sale 85.88 In Carton Prices Assembly $5 Save 8.10 Save 8.10 Save 11.10 Save 6.11 Save 8.11 Save 10.10 Save 14.11 Bicycle Sales-Service at JCPenney Patio Shop, Corner 2nd Ave. & 5th St. S.E. REDWOOD FURNITURE SALE Reg. $74. Redwood tete-a-tete outdoor furniture. 67"Wx33"Hx 30’’D. With two wheels for easy moving. Merchandise is unassembled. Reg. $47. Our deluxe 3 pc. sawbuck set. Table is 70”Lx 29”Wx29 "H. Benches are 70 ”1x11” Wx16V2H. Unassembled. Redwood Chair, Reg. $33, Sale $28 ............. Save    $5 Redwood Chaise, Reg. $51, Sale $45 ............Save    $6 2 Redwood End Benches, Reg. 11.50, Sale $9 Save 1.50 20% off all tank tops for men & boys Men’s J Boys Reg. Sale Save 2.69 2.15 544 2.98 2.38 604 3.95 3.16 794 4.49 3.59 904 Reg. Sale Save 3.49 2.79 70c 3.95 3.16 79c 2.49 1.90 59‘ 20% off 20% off Women’s Tank Tops Women’s Shorts and Halters Reg. $4 to 5 50 Sale 3.20 to 4.40 Reg. 3.50 to $6 Sale 2.80 to 4.80 Choose stripes, prints and solids, all in easy-core fabrics, too. junior and For Women . . . Jamaicas, cuffed shorts and juniors in low buy cut styles. misses sizes. Grill and Mower Sales Save $20 A Reg. 119.99 Sale 99.99 JCPenney 3' i HP cast aluminum, mower with 22” deck. Adjustable height of cut. Controls on handle. Sale 9.99 Reg. 13.99 Floor model hibachi has same features as table top model, but measures 28'/a” high. 20% off All Mens' Jeans and Casual Slacks Reg. Sale Save 7.98 6.38 1.60 8.98 7.18 1.80 9.98 7.98 $2 $1 I 8.80 2.20 Boys' Shirt Special \ Crewneck Style Short Sleeve 1.99 20% off All Girl's Shorts and Tops Charge it at JCPenney Main Store, IO9 Second St. S.E. and JCPenney Patio Shop, Corner 2nd Ave. and 5th St. S.E. Open Sunday 12 to 5 and Monday Memorial Day 10 to 4 ;