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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - September 10, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa gold plated karat 18 Car Key wth personalized initial your own Ihmrn Student Council Representatives Are Elected Student council representa lives have been elected at Vernon junior high school. Seventh graders are John Huer, Sue Hathje, Todd Schmitz, Tracy Cole, Jonathan Foege, Kris Klawitter, Debbie Hathje, Ken Waters and Sara Bice Eighth graders are Dave Decker, Mike Zalaznik. Jerry Kirk, Mark Klopfenstein, Brad Albaugh, Jordan MeA-reavy, Steve Schone, Tom Vernon and Cheryl barker. Holdover members to the council are Janice Kincheloe and Zach Miller ir it it Two Meetings Set By Marion Chamber Two meetings have been set for this week by Marion division Chamber of Commerce groups. The Chamber’s board of directors will meet Friday at 7 30 a m. in the Chamber offices, 760 Eleventh street. The retail bureau will meet Thursday at 9:3ft a rn. in the Farmers State bank commuity room. it it it YMCA— Wednesday’s activity schedule at the Marion YMCA is: Non aquatic -women’s fitness class 9 a.m., preschool gymnastics ll, men’s fitness class ll.45, women’s volleyball 12, gymnastics 4 and 5, cheerleading 4, adult gym 7, bridge lessons 7:30. pool — school lessons 9 a. in and 2:30 p.m.. pre-school lessons ll 15 and I. adult open swim noon, youth lessons 3:30. swim team 8:30, aquatic arts 7.30. it it it Fun and (tames resumed at American Legion. Post 298. Marion. Every Wed. night 7:30-10 beginning Sept ll -Adv WWW Meet Tonight — Marion planning and zoning commission will meet Tuesday at 7:30 in the council chambers at city hall. it ir it Mr Bill’s. Pull or part time help. Male or female. Apply in person —Adv. WWW Set Meeting — Marion park board will meet Thursday at 5 p.m. in the parks department offices at the city hall. Kohrig Officers STANLEY' — Officers elected at the 41st annual Rohrig reunion held in Hazleton were: Duane Hummel,    Sumner, president; .John    Kohrig. Oelwein, vice-president. Ma-ble Eschen, Stanley, secretar-v; Mrs Albin Halstrom. Hazleton, treasurer Marion Courts Cases heard Monday in magistrate’s court were Speeding — Frank F. Becker, 1425 Twenty-fourth street, $30; Pamela J. Crosby, Central City, $30, James M Lundgren, route I, $30, Robert J. Westfall, 1065 Twenty-fifth avenue, $30; Michael I) Mohwinkle, 1670 James drive, $30; Lynn C. Beaudry, 1563 Bever avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, $30; Marlin A. Moore, Central City, $30; Dennis L. Waskow, Arlington, $30 Driving to the left of the center of the road — Mark D. Fishel, route 3, $20 Improper passing — Dana W Lyon, 2475 Twenty-fifth avenue, $20; Michael ll Johnson, 3060 Fifteenth avenue, $20 Traffic signal — Gladys K Torrence, 925 Seventeenth street, $20; Lowell L. Smith, Anamosa, $20 Improper muffler — Raymond J. Cooper, route 2. $10 Stop sign — Danny I) Cornwell, 448 Twenty-seventh street, $20. No driver’s license — Russell Jellerson, route 2, $15. Expired driver’s license — David L Hollingsworth, 1607 Thirtieth street NW, Cedar Rapid, $15 Intoxication — Gerald W. Lutz, 6512 Danbern lane NFL Cedar Rapids, $25 WWW Marion, Linn-Mar Polls Open Until 8 Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. in the Linn-Mar and Marion Independent school districts for Tuesday’s board elections. Indian Creek elementary school, located on Indian ( reek road, is the polling place for Linn-Mar residents Marion Independent voters have a polling place in each ward. They are: Ward One, Starry school; Ward Two, Emerson; Ward Three, Washington; Ward Four. Irving. Voters in both districts must be registered to be eligible to cast ballots. WWW Hickory smoked barbecued ribs, shrimp and chicken. Served Wednesdays. Stickney’s Scoreboard —Adv. WWW Buy House — Mr. and Mrs. Joseph W. Painter have purchased the house at 1855 Henderson drive from Mr. and Mrs. Bernard M. Port. Possession was given Aug. 25. Sale was made by the Thomas E. McGowan Real Estate firm. * WWW Marion Over-fcO group will meet Thursday noon at the First United Methodist church for a potluck dinner. Joe Painter, city manager, will speak. The Cedar Rapids Gazette; Tues., Sept. II, 1174 ... just for letting one of our closer to you bankers show you how your next installment loan can cost you less with a NEW Peoples HITEREST-SAVER LoanPeoples Interest-Saver is different from other installment loans ... you only pay interest for the exact number of days you borrow the money. A handsome 18-karat, gold-plated car key and key ring is yours ABSOLUTELY FREE when you come into Peoples and let a Closer to You Banker tell you how you can save when you borrow money for automobiles, appliances or other personal needs. We ll custom cut the key to fit your car ignition.Why pay more somewhere else? Wed., Sept. ll: Dune sale, 8 p.m., Parsons-Berry-Kehman. fairground, Iowa City. Sat., Sept. 14: Auction. IO am, mach , Mrs. Louis Un zeitig, 3 nil. SE of Fairfax Close out sale. 12:30 p.m., mach . hogs, hh goods, ( huck Schaefer, 4 mi. NW of AlburnettBUFFET • Lindale Plaza CAFETLRIA • Downtown Peoples Downtown Peoples West c oples ISI unti WI Mays City oles DK Mi in bt hi Previously Advertised in The Gazette Farm Pages Little people like Bishop* because eating out with Mom and Dad makes them feel grown-up. And they particularly like the special attention they get from a Bishop Children s Hostess. Bishops is a place people like. People like you. YOU’LL FIND WE RE JUST A LITTLE Flf^SIF)I| Agency To Ask Limited Use of Yule Lighting DES MOINES (UPI) - The Iowa energy policy committee (EPC) has voted to ask Iowans to limit their use of Christmas lighting to conserve energy but decided not to set a time limijt on how long the lights should be up this year The FPC voted in favor of reducing the use of Christmas lightning but without any time limits. “Lighting is a very small percentage of our energy requirements,’’ he said “We’re just doing this to dramatize the energy crisis,’’ said member James Fuller Last year, state officials urged Iowans to sharply reduce or eliminate Christmas lighting to save energy Need an extra bayete? Shop the classified ads. Advertisement The Best Carpet Buys Are At Carpetland U.S.A.People like you like Bishops eoples bank AND TRUST COMPANY City Council, of /, Join For Grant Application City Employe Narrowly Misses Serious Injury Enrollment Drops in Winneshiek Schools Man Arrested in Northeast Iowa Thefts DECORAH — Winneshiek and Howard county officials are expected to return to Iowa Wednesday with James Vagt. 22, Cresco, who was arrested in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, by the FBI. Vagt is accused of three breakins June 15 in Fort Atkinson. in which a pickup truck and some $2.(MMI worth of merchandise were taken The pickup was found abandoned in Howard county. Apprehended on charges of interstate flight to avoid prosecution, Vagt faces larceny in the nighttime and larceny of a motor vehicle charges in Iowa. IOWA CITY — University of Iowa officials and the Iowa City council after a lengthy meeting Monday have agreed on a joint application which could provide up to $300,000 to research local urban renewal problems. The federal urban renewal observatory program is de- Action Delayed on Petition To Rezone OELWEIN - The city council here delayed action Monday night on a petition from Genevieve Eagle to rezone property from industrial to residential to permit operation of a day-care center. The council said it will take one or two months to complete action on the request In other business, tin’ council approved an $8,IMM) allocation from revenue sharing funds to the library board for 1975. That, coupled with $7.(MMI allocated this year, will be combined with funds the board hopes to got from the state and be used to finance improvements at the* library. Police Sgt William Monahan resigned from the police force. The council then hired Kent Guntharp, who has been a member of the Fayette police force. signed to apply the resources of universities in attempts to solve city urban renewal problems, according to City Manager Ray Wells. The tentative agreement roached l>otwe<*n the two governing bodies calls for U. of I administrators to draw up arid submit the proposal after approval by the city council. Major debate centered on the inclusion of the Johnson county regional planning commission and the administration of the proposaed project. City Councilman Pat White favored this move City Manager Wells said “too any agencies would dilute the effectiveness of the project ” Preliminary discussion indicates a major thrust of this study would center on methods to provide low-cost housing for students, federally assisted low-income housing programs, and overall urban renewal planning (IN THIS DATE in 1939, Canada declared war against Germany IOWA CITY — Bernard Doezal, 24, route six Iowa Cit* y, narrowly escaped serious-injury Monday morning as the result of an unusual fall Doezal, a city employe, was at the top of a 32-foot “cherry picker’’ inspecting a city light pole A (IAMBUS, a University of Iowa shuttle bus, being driven by Gale King, of rural Kalona, attempted a right-hand turn at the intersection of Clinton and Burlington streets, striking the rear of the city vechele The impact drove the city truck some 15 feet, knocking Doezal from his perch Doezal fell into the truckbed onto some cardboard boxes, narrowly missing tools and a toolbox a few feet away. Doezal was released form Morey hospital Monday afternoon suffering only bruises and contusions. The accident remains under investigation by Iowa City police. DECORAH — Total elementary and secondary enrollment in the schools of Winneshiek county this fall shows a drop of 56 students as compared with total enrollment for last year According to figures released by Decorah, Turkey Valley, South Winneshiek and North Winneshiek Community school officials, as well as officials of St Benedict’s Parochial school, this year total enrollment is 4,640 Only two schools in tin* county show slight increases in enrollment this year Turkey Valley, with an increase of 16; and St Benedict's, with an increase of one Losses in enrollment shown by the other schools include Decorah, with a lower enrollment of 21 students; South Winneshiek, 18; and North Winneshiek, down 34 At Decorah, the total enrollment is 1.986 pupils in grades kindergarten through 12th which represents a drop of 21 students The senior high has 495 * students, which is an increase of 23 over the 1973-74 school term, hut the junior high lost five since last year with 507, The biggest drop occurred in the elementary grades where the total enrollment is down 39. The 1974 75 elementary starting enrollment is 984 The smallest class in the Decorah schools is the lower primary with only 123 pupils, and the senior class is second smallest with its total of 132. Total student population at South Winneshiek dropped from 935 to 917 in 1973-74. While elementary enrollment decreased, an increase has occurmJ among grades seven through 14 The junior high increased seven students arid the senior high increased 20 North Winneshiek showed the largest student loss with a 1974 75 total of 534 , 34 less than last year. A big portion of the decrease is due to the fact that the kindergarten class is just 33 Turkey Valley went up in enrollment this fall from 1,187 to 1,203. To Order Your Action-Ad, Dial 398-8234 c-o-m-i-n-g FARM AUCTIONS t 1 ;