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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - October 4, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa » JO The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Fit. Pct 4, 1974 SM ■‘W *W#VvJ” »■/** Marion News Reject New Marion Airport; Ne* low Bids 1    1    #    For    Linn-Mar Report Advises Renovation bus Building By Larry Tanner Marion’s council Thursday night approved the Marion airport advisory committee report which reviewed the Mirkham Michael, consultants. airport professional study The committee report rejected the consultant's suggestion that a new airport hr1 located north of the city on prime agricultural land The committee, instead, recommended the city develop the existing private airport on the eastern edge of Marion The consultant evaluated four potential sites The committee report said: “Phase II of the report eval uates four potential sites for airport purposes and recommends Site No 2 north of the city should be acquired for the Marion airport “We have reviewed this recommendation and find that in our judgement Site No 2 could be an excellent airport site However, we do not feel that it is reasonable or practical to develop this site which is located north of Marion and on excellent agricultural land Renovate' “It is our recommendation that Site I. an existing airport, located on the east edge of Marion, be renovated and improved to serve our community We feel the loca tion of Site I provides excellent access to our community and one north-south runway that is hard surfaced will provide a practical runway configuration “The location of the site also would permit orderly land use planning consistant with Marion’s newly adopted comprehensive community plan .. . “We feel Marion should develop an airport that can provide most of these faciities. However, it is more important that Mariuon have an airport in the immediate future that is practical and within our capabilities “ Sail Supply Domtar Chemicals. Inc , was low bidder for the city’s bulk salt supply for the 1974-75 winter. Domtar bid $14 111 per ton Other bidders were (argil Salt. $14.35; Marten Salt (’n    $14    88; Diamond Crystal Salt Co., $15.13; International Salt Co . $15 13; American Salt. $18 80; Independent Salt Co.. $19 83 Domtar s bid was accepted by the council City Attorney Robert .I Stone reminded property owners with 1974 paving project No. I assessments to pay that they have until Oct 25 to pay all or part of their assessment at the city clerk's office at the city hall. After Oct 25. they must pay their assessment in Junior High Classes Will Move to Church The Marion Independent school board Thursday evening took action to move junior high classes to the educational areas of the First United Methodist and First Presbyterian churches John Fowler, junior high principal requested this action. noting that the building temperature Thursday was 84 degrees, with more cold weather predicted. Fowler said classes would begin in the churches on Tuesday and hopefully could return to the junior high building in 2 to 2h weeks. Half Attend Only half of the students will attend classes at a time Half will attend from 8 a rn until ll 35 a m The other half will attend classes from 12:25 pm until 4 p.m. No hot lunches will be served to junior high students during this period Only essential classes such as English, math, science and social studies will meet during this period Seventh grade classes will meet at the Methodist church and Eighth grade classes will meet at the Presbyterian church. The band will hold individual lessons only and will be held as arranged at the junior high building Beliers Ready Tom Bowker Plumbing and Heating has been told that the boilers will be ready for shipment Oct. 15 He will send his own truck for them which will require about two days travel time and then it will require three to four days to install the boilers In additional action regarding the new building and remodeling of the existing build mg, the board approved about $89,000 worth of change orders. Herb Stone, architect, reported that most of the rock is now removed It was found to be in larger quantity than originally thought but it was easier to move then expected The firm removing the rin k has agreed to submit a bill for time and materials rather than the originally agreed to $75 per cubic yard, which should result in a savings to the district. Footings have been poured as well as the foundation walls next to the building Work is approximately 2 weeks behind schedule at this point but Stone expects some time to bi* made up now . Adver Memen* Tho Boot Carpet Buys Ara At CarpetlaiMl II.SJL Fowler reported that roofers arrived on site Thursday afternoon to start work on the old building. Sheets and Son Insurance reported that it could not obtain legal liability insurance within the guielines set by the board. Since present legal liability    insurance    runs    until Feb ,    1975, the    board    will readvertise for bids for legal liability insurance only Hal Van Nest, representing St. Joseph booster club, inquired about purchasing the four folding bleachers presently in the junior high building as they will no longer bt* used after the new building is completed The    board    told him that they would bt* using the    bleachers probably through this school year but that they will inquire a to how St. Joseph’s could obtain them. Family Passes l.ex Dollinger, activities director, explained about complimentary tickets Family passes are given to professional staff who work at least one event. Custodial and non-certified staff are given passes for themselves and spouse. It was suggested that next year they also be asked to work at one event. Board passes are issued for families of board members Senior citizens passes are also availale at the high school or they will be admitted free to all school events on their medi care cards Interest has been expressed for opening school gyms on Sunday afernoon Dollinger reported that the Marion Min isterial Assn is in favor of this No professional staff was interested in supervising this activity but the booster club indicated that it might be There is a need and a desire for this service, he said the Finn county treasurer 'n office. The assessment also will have seven percent interest rate attached to it at the court house Stone said the clerk s office also has had calls concerning what effect the conversion to a fiscal year will have on the property owners tax payments. Stone said the first installment of taxes will be due in March. 1975 A mailing from the treasurer’s office of payment notices for the first installment will be made Park Fund Approval was given to a park board request to pay $1.-5(10 from the park fund acquisition and development account for survey work on the Krumboltz property purchased by the city from the Marion Independent school district The park site is 17 acres in size. The contract and performance bond for the E and S Electrical Contractors, Inc . for the underground wiring work rn city park was approved. Contract is for $8,921 Work is expected to begin Oct 14 on the project which will require several days for completion Approval was given to the payment of $8,754 70 to B A Westbrook Construction. Inc . for remodeling work at the public library, and $819 to the Appleby and Horn. Inc . firm for library carpeting work Both were final payments Second reading was approved for the ordinance amendment vacating First street between Marion boulevard and the Milwaukee Railroad tracks ★ it it Monte Carlo Night Fun and Games Music by “The Madd-ness" formerly members of the Brass Unlimited Saturday October 5. 8 p m to 2 a rn Exhibition Hall-Hawkeyc Downs $5 admission Tickets at the door Proceeds go to Boys Acres. Bertram. RR 3. Cedar Rapids. Iowa. A Group Home for homeless and troubled boys Monte Carlo Night is sponsored by Independent Order of Foresters Celebrating their I twit h Anniversary —Adv ♦ it * Bookkeeper — mornings 5 day week, must be able to type. Boston Store —Adv it it it Riles Set—Robert T Sloan, II a m Saturday at the Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories with the Rev Edware Maus of Alburnett United Methodist church officiating Burial: Cedar Memorial cemetery. Cedar Memorial has charge * it it Need volunteer help Saturday October 5. 9 a rn. to work on Granger house Remove porch, wallpaper, clean carriage house, etc Dale Miner 377-4879 -Adv WW * Garage Sale—Friday night 4:30*8 Saturday and Sunday 9-5 2420 12th Avenue —Adv it lr it VINCA — Saturday's activity schedule at the Marion branch YMCA is Non aquatic — Saturday fun club 9 30 am, junior high gym 10.30. cheerleading ll. adult gym noon, family gym 3, gymnastics club 4; |mk>I — pre-school lessons 9 a.m., youth recreational swim 10 30, junior high recreational swim noon, adult and family recreational swim I p m. SINGLE VISION GLASSES DOWNTOWN CEDAR RAPIDS 106 FIRST ST., S E. TELEPHONE 364 2122 OPEN act DAY MONDA* THRU S4TUPLA/ CHOK t 0» I HAMI IHOM A L A WCO SEI I' COS OE I AUST » fy A MI S 'Ct S Delaware County Targets Landfill Opening for Nov. I Bv Pat Peterson The Linn-Mar school board, after months of trying to reduce costs of a bus garage-maintenance building to a level the district could afford, Thursday night accepted low bids totaling $178,350 for construction of the building Successful bidders were El View Construction, general contractor; Modern Piping, mechanical contractor, and Fowler Electric, electrical contractor The bids do not include site work, bus heaters or a fence, estimated to add about $30.(MMI to the project’s cost When original bids for the building were submitted, they came in at more than $270.(810 Board members and the district architect pared spcci-fications to an estimated cost of $229.(88) and decided to rebid the building, measures which resulted in the lower bids. A public hearing was held prior to the opening of bids, but no one spoke for or against the project. After an hour-long executive sE»ssion. the Linn-Mar board voted to extend the leave of absence of Sandra Brown for th** remainder of the school year WWW Garage Sale Sat 8-4. furniture. clothing, toys and miscellaneous. 185 30th St Court. Marion—Adv Garden Riles — Services for Hugh F. Gordon. 73, of 925 Fifteenth avenue, who died Thursday, will In* at I 30 p m Saturday in First Presbyterian church Friends may call at Murdoch chapt*! until 9 p m Friday and at the church after ll a rn Saturday. Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian t hurch WW* Thanks to many friends for cards, flowers, gifts while I was a patient af St Luke's hospital Especially to the Rev Mr Miller — Bertha Miller — Adv. WWW Beautician, full or part time. Wilson Beauty Salon. 377-0550 -Adv 22,000 Request Liquor Decanters DES MOINES (UPI) -State liquor officials say they have n*ceived applications from 22,(88) persons who want a chance to buy liquor decanters in the likeness of the University of Iowa’s “Herky the Hawk" and Iowa State’s “Uy the Cyclone” The names will Im* placed in a lottery conducted by the state beer and liquor control department Monday to decide who will get the decanters The department has receivE*d 3.8(81 of both mascots The “winners” of the lottery will still have to pay $17 50 for the bottles, officials said Director Roland Gallagher said Thursday that numbers usE*d for the drawing were chosen by Polk county Associate District Judge Luther (Manton Gallagher said (Manton chow the numbers 4, 7 and IO and they will Im* used by the state's computer when it goes through the lists of persons who hue applied for the decanters By Mary Melle MANCHESTER - After the Delaware county landfill officially opens, all cities in the county will have 30 days to finalize contracts for garbage-hauling operations to the new facility, members of the landfill commission decided Thursday night County Supervisor Bill Burbridge said after the garbage-hauling arrangements have been completed by the cities, the board of supervisors will permanently close all of the county dumps That could Im* as soon as Dec. I. according to information presented at Thursday ’s meeting Opening Date Philip Mellot, president of Nishna Sanitary Service, operators of the new landfill. said construction began Monday on the site and the landfill One Fatality In Buchanan Road Crash WINTHROP - A ear-trurk crash three miles south of Winthrop proved fatal Thursday to Helen Adeline Scott, 81, of rural Winthrop Mrs Scott was dt»ad on arrival at Peoples hospital. Independence. shortly after the ll a m crash It was Buchanan county’s eighth traffic death of the year State troopers said Mrs Scott’s car collided with a straight truck driven by Bill Allen Postel. 21. also of rural Winthrop, at the intersection of two Buchanan county gravel roads Both cars landed in the ditch following the crash Passengers in Posters truck were his wife. Charlotte. 19, and son. Jamie, nine months Most seriously hurt was Mrs Postel. who had cht*st. hack and possible internal injuries. Her condition was described as serious Friday at Independence hospital Hostel was in fair condition at the same hospital with back injuries, and the baby, who had hi*ad injuries, was listed in good condition Troopers noted that the intersection where the crash occum*d is not markE*d by stop signs. No charges were filed Fawcett funeral home of Winthrop has charge of services for Mrs Scott Oelwein Hest Saturday Te 22 Schoel Buds OELWEIN — Twenty-two high school bands will participate Saturday rn Oelwein's annual band festival Following an ll a rn parade, participants will be served a luncheon at Hotel Iowa, where crowning of the festival queen will take place The queen will bt* chosen from candidates from each band Competition will begin at I p m at the high school stadium Winners should be announced at about 5 3(1 GAZETTE TELEPHONE NUMBERS for Now* Sports loot Looping Control InEor motion and OtGoi Not Listod Iota* (all    3*1    HH liiculotion Subscription Dtp'    3*1    8333 Mon thru Sot Bom to I p rn Sundoys Until 12 Noon Holtdoys 11 o m to I p rn (Want Ads    m    823d Mon thru Tri I a rn ta 5 p rn Saturday until 12 Noon D splay Adv ort lung    3*1    8222 8 a rn to 5 p rn Monon QWko    3*8    84311 should in* ready for operation by Nov I. weather permitting If Nishna meets its target date, all of* the Delaware county communities should be using the landfill by Dec. I. and all dumps in the county should bt* closed at the same time During Thursday’s meeting, attended by about 30 persons including commission members and invited town representatives. Earlville became the final Delaware community to be accepted into the landfill program “All the towns in the county have now signed to use the landfill." said Burbridge. chairman of the meeting Garbage Bags Garth Arnold, city manager of Manchester, said first reading of an ordinance allowing the use of approvt*d plastic garbage bags in conjunction with use of the new landfill will he read at the regular meeting of the Manchester council Monday night. The city of Manchester plans to discontinue hauling garbage and will contract with a commercial hauler, said Arnold If the ordinance is approved, the hauter will then pick up only the approved garbage hags, which will include the cost of his operation in their purchase Arnold said the city council had decided this method would be the fair approach to take considering the differing amounts of garbage in various households Earlville representatives said each household in their city pays $2 per month for garbage hauling service regardless of the size of the family. Earlville residents will continue to pay a monthly charge, even after the city starts using the landfill. Britt Benefits Fire Victims et Anamosa ANAMOSA — A drive for clothing and money has opened in Anamosa benefitting members of the Louis Siebels family, who lost all possessions when flames leveled their house southeast of Anamosa Thursday. (See story on page 5 ) Money may be left at Citizens Savings bank; St. Paul Lutheran church is collecting clothing The' family also has nE*ed of workable appliances. Mrs Siebels wears size 18 clothing and her husband size 38 Their son is 15 years old Richardson, Armstrong At Convention DES MOINES (UPI) - Former US Atty. Gen Elliott Richardson and former Astronaut Neil Armstrong will he among the speakers at next week’s Iowa Bankers Assn convention The convention will be the 88th annual gathering for the group and will run from Sunday through Wednesday Armsterong, the first man on the moon, and Richardson. who also served as secretary of defense and health. eduea-tion and welfare, will address the more than 5.IMM) delegates expected to attend Other speakers include Iowa’s two major party U S senate candidats — John Culver and David Stanley — and former track star Jesse Owens ON THIS DATE sn 1941). during World war II. Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini conferred at Brenner Pass in the Alps Bremer Deputy Swears He Saw A Loose Moose READLYN (API—Hmiier County Sheriff’s Deputy Rich l^ampe turned in a strange report this week He says he spotted what he thought was a huge moose along highway 3 close to the Wapsipinieon river bridge nt*ar Readlyn Tuesday night The animal was about seven ft*et tall, with a big rack on him,‘said LampE* Later that night, a farmer nt*ar Dunkerton, south of Readlyn, also reported seeing something that iooked like a moose. But (Menn Angel, a state conservation officer at New Hampton, said it would he highly unusual for a moose to Im* in Iowa. He said he has looked around but has been unable to find any moose tracks “I won t believe it till I see it,” he said Oktoberfest Begins At Amana Colonies AMANA (UPI) - The An-ana Colonies’ annual Oktoberfest begins here Friday (today) featuring German food, beer, entertainment and carnival booths Friday’s events include an authentic German stage show and dance. The Saturday features include a parade followed by entertainment, arts and crafts displays, and an evening dance Winnes Site of Farm Fi DECORAH — niE*n were night fighting t w rn which broke ou * hour and a half * » at widely separs* Winneshiek coun t: 3*-Their first nm I I Carsten Clement miles east of r>Rfc*M£. — Old Stagecoach » woodshed, two trees and another r~ ing were ablaze According to * payment, build I nited by flames through the gr-«=m trash fire The 14 by 20-f«w« smaller buildin*_r were destroyed. I-*” able to keep fTI spreading to though one side me lure was blistered The second fir-* 10 05 p.m. Th ii r~?-i Stanley Lensing Tst Decorah on the V* rn road, about ll) rn rn I of the site of the F * At the Lensing by 30-foot hog Fw sows and 85 you lost to the fire. was first disco Lensing, the hojg Ina ready engulfed t>>* According to 'fL partment. dam Lensing farm ai insurance Flam broke out when in the hog house* by heat lamps. I ti fire-rsday fires ti a n an Om tither lints in to the four on the ta ere a pine A I timid rn re* de-e* re ig aspread ~m * rn a de- «3E*t the M-ted by r-ently enw^^ciding I united LAWN-BO SUPERSTARS led Easy fingertip starting Lawn-Boy engine Safety-g ma «ai all-gear drive applies power to the rear wheels Safe interlock system prevents starting of engine when ce is engaged Snap-on grass bag with pivoting support rod for c I maneuvering Extra quiet under-the-deck muffler F3* safety features 6 cutting heights 1 -year warranty 5? 2T Solid State Pushabt^^* Solid State Ignition with «a for Quick starts new s • carburetor with 1/3 fewer gz Sure starts Solid State mws-. condenser or points to re • ‘V' cl Snap-on grass bag with p*^ rod Patented sate Under-the-deck rr cutting heights I - r~ spark f r See your local Lawn-Boy dealer and chi ms: availability of '74 models. Jim’s Marion SWm 2180 7th Ave. Marion, Iowa 377-9064 • 'j*. •WM'*    ? 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