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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - September 16, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 2 The Cedar Kaiiiik Gazette: Mon., Magistrate Charges Against Pair Dismissed; 2 Plead Guilty Four persons appeared in magistrate's court on charges ol ssault and battery. The charge against David Barker, no. address, Was dismissed Friday in magistrate's court. He was charged with assaulting David Blackford July 7. Two charges against Vernon Iflavis. 1423 Third avenue SE, were dismissed Thursday on request of complaining witnesses, lie was charged with assaulting Suzanne Langton and Clara Pearson Aug. 10. Kevin Morgan, no address, ,iled guilty Thursday in magis-ratc's court and was given a 10-day jail sentence. He was :hargcd with assaulting Jerry Meek Sept. 11. Dick Carr, Springville. pled guilty Friday and was fined ind costs. He was charged with issaulting .lerry Bemer Aug. Is Amended; Guilty Plea Entered Bennic (Jraw, 718 Sixth avenue SE, pled guilty last week in magistrate's court to an amended charge of receiving stolen property less than and was given a 15-day suspended jail sentence. He was charged with having a bicycle, the property of Lori iMelsha, in his possession Aug. 13. Bound To Grand Jury Three persons appeared in magistrate's court and were bound over to the grand jurj following preliminary hearings. Donald Lnenicka, Iowa was bound over Thursday on a charge of possession of controlled substance. He is charged with having speed in his possession Sept. 2. George Lucas, 2752 Iowa avenue SE, was bound over last week on a charge of assault with intent to do great bodily injury. He is charged with assaulting Tyanne Lucas July 20. Edward Neff. Lisbon, was bound over last week on a charge of receiving stolen properly. He is charged with having a stolen meat slicer, the] property of the U. S. army reserve center, 1599 Wenig road NE, in his possession July 20. Charges Against Trio Dismissed Charges against three persons were dismissed in magistrate's court. A charge of pointing a gun at another 'against Freddy 1900 Park avenue SE, vas dismissed Friday on a mo-ion of the stale. He was with pointing a gun at Steven Frazier Aug. 11. A charge of receiving stolen M'operly against Clark Witt, Aim county jail, W'as dismissed asl. week 3n the interest of jus-ifp He was charged with hav-' ng a stolen two-way radio and nicrophonc in his possession May 26. A charge of malicious injury o property against Phillip Von iprcecken, 1 01 5 Krumbhollz Irive, Marion, was dismissed ast week following a prelimi-lary hearing. He was charged vith damaging the Skylitc notcl, 3931 Sixteenth avenue W, Aug. 16. Man Gets Suspended Sentence Leonard Fry, Albumelt, pled uilly last week in magistrate's ouri. to an amended charge of ilsc uttering of a check less lan and was given a 30-day ispendcd jail sentence. He was larRcd with writing a bad heck tor 553.611 to Orphean jmitcd-Varicty July Plea Made On Amended Charges Keith Brown, 287 Twenty-seventh avenue SW, pled guilty last week in magistrate's, court to two amended charges of injury to a motor vehicle and was given 30-day suspended jail sentences on each charge. He was charged on two counts of malicious injury to a motor vehicle Aug. 12 and Aug 1C. Abram Pleads Guilty to Charges Danny Abram, 1510 Eighth street SW, pled guilty Friday in magistrate's court to two charges. He was fined and costs on a chai'ge of assault and battery. He was charged with assaulting William Skogman Aug. 30. He was fined and costs on a charge of injury to a motor vehicle. He was charged in connection with an Aug. 30 incident City Briefs Correction A headline in aturday's Gazette Stolen Police said someone pried open the Ray DAEC Shutdown For Repairs Tflld Iowa Electric Light and Power Co. Monday announced a tem- porary shutdown at the Duane Arnold Energy Center (DAEC) near 1'alo. Tin: nuclear plant was shut down Sept. 13, 1974, for inspec- tion and repair of minor steam leaks from relief valves in the automatic deprcssurization sys- tem. Other inspection and main- tenance of various reactor ant turbine components is being conducted in parallel with the valve repair. ..The plant was in the process of starting up following the suc- cessful completion of a required 101) percent isolation lest when the leaks were detected. The plant was then shut, down to repair the valves, which are located in the light-bulb-shaped containment of the DAEC facili- The leakage was confined to li e light-bulb containment, which encloses the ituuiuf, and posed no hazard to employes or the public. The plant is ex- >ected to be back in operation by Sept. Weekend City Accidents Resulf in to 9 30 YEARS AGO Czechoslo- vak forces fighting in eastern lovakia were reported to have established contact with ad- elements of the Red Traffic accidents in the cil> over the weekend injured nini pi-rams, all of whom were treat led at local hospitals and fe- leased. Two motorcyclists were treat' ed at SI. Luke's hospital foi minor injuries after their vehi- cles collided on a motorcycle trail near Forty-second street and Class road NE Sunday af- ternoon. Jeffrey Pralher, 1G. of 2407 Glass road NE, mid Jeffrey liink, 13. son of Mr. and Mrs. John J. Kink, 21116 Sierra drive NE, both suffered minor inju- ries. A 65-year-old man suffered minor injuries Saturday morn- ing when his car went into ditch in the 1700 block of F ave- nue NW. ..Ray Harbour, 3121 Westwood road NW, was treated at SI. Luke's hospital and released. Police said Harbour's car left :he road and traveled more than 300 feet before coming to a stop on the shoulder. One driver was charged with allure to signal following a two- car accident early Sunday in he 2200 block of Sixteenth ave- lue SW. Johnny Keener, 25, of 4300 F ivenue NW, was charged with he violation. Police said he made a left turn in front of a car driven by Roger Sproiiee, 27, of Conroy. lioth drivers were treated at Mercy hospital and released. A n o t li e r two-ear accident early Sunday injured a passen- ger, Mary Grumes. 22. of 1153 Fourteenth street NE, who was treated at St. Luke's hospital and released. She was a passenger in a cai driven by Kerry Vincent, 24, ol 5310 Gordon avenue NW. The Vincent car struck one driven by Donald Davis, 23, of 4812 Louisa street NE, near Twenty- irst street and First avenue NE. Davis was charged with failure to carry and display a driver's icensc. A brother and sister iron Fair- 'ax were treated at St. Lyke's lospital for minor injuries after an accident near A avenue NE and Eleventh street NE. A car driven by Sherry Van Dee, 17, struck a sign and utility pole as it turned west onto A av- inue NE from Eleventh street NE. Police said an oncoming car caused Miss Van Dee to ac- celerate loo fast and lose con- rol. Robert Van Dec, IB, suffered ninor injuries and it St. Luke's. Woman Critical After Accident A (IG-year-old Cedar Itaplds woman remained in critical con- dition Monday morning in Uni- versity hospitals in Iowa City as a result of a two-car accident shortly before li a.m. Sunday. u-'jla Fascher, 51li Tenth street Stf, was reported suffer- ing from Isknli injuries. The car she was driving was struck by an oncoming car as turned into her driveway. Driver of the other car, Wil- liam Moldcn, 19, of 2450 Ninth avenue SW, and a pa. 'nger in his car, Bernard KodgtiJ, 25, of 818 Ml. Vernon road SE, were treated for minor injuries al Mercy hospital, police said. Investigation of the accident was continuing Monday. Bowman Residents Petition for Sidewalk Nearly 100 people have peti- tioned the city council for a sidewalk beside Bowman road NE. The petition is signed by 91 persons, 84 of them residents of Brentwood drive. They are ask- ng for a sidewalk on the south side of Bowman road from Brentwood to the Bowman Woods elementary school. The petition also asks for a jedestrian crossing sign at the ntersection of Bowman road ind Brentwood drive. Earlier Park Warning on Site of Killer Flash Flood NELSON, Nov. (AP) 1'ark officials had cited flood danger limit use of a Colorado rivei boat landing where a flash flood las left two persons (lead am seven believed buried under Ions of debris. The flood, a 40-foot-high wall of water caused by thunder storms, roared out of the moun tains down narrow, normally dry El Dorado canyon and wiped out Nelson's Landing late Saturday. By Sunday two bodies had wen recovered and authorities feared others might be buried mder the 35 to 45 feet of silt and debris thai filled the canyon mouth where it meets Lake Mo- iavc, a dammed portion of the Colorado river. It Again" The flood e a m e only 13 months after the National Park Service had tried to close the overnight facilities at the resort and convert it to day use only. But residents of Nelson's Land- ing, led by concessionaires, pre- vented the shutdown. "I'll do the same thing again if they want to close said Louis Hucklcr, 46, a resident who helped head the fight against the park service. Pnrk service officials declined lo comment on their plans. Officials said waitress Marian Carter and Las Vegas housewife Nadinc Peterson were the two persons confirmed dead. The Waitress worked al Ihc boal landing restaurant and Ihc other woman had been fishing with her husband, who survived. No Way To Tell The wife and two children of resident park ranger James Modlin were among the miss- ing. Al first, officials said as many as 20 may have been swept under the debris' or into the lake. The figure was revised downward Sunday after some of .hose believed missing were lo- cated. But a spokesman for the county coroner's office said there was no way lo tell how nany persons may have been in the area. The flood, fed by a rain and lail storm in the mountains vest of here, surged down the canyon at mid-afternoon Salur- iay. At least three house trail- ers, about 12 small cabins, the mat landing restaurant and an unknown number of vehicles buried under the mud and read that the Linn Co. office, at a feud with public health nurses construction silc at 51 Twenty- had ended. It should have read I ninth avenue drive SW, and took that the auditor's feud with thejan electric saw, other tools nurses group had ended. I valued at Shampoo living room bedroom SH.95. Diamond Car- Jean Ann is Hack at Maxine's Business Entered Police said thieves entered Weco Engi- neering, 1630 Blairs Ferry road NE, over the weekend and took three calculators, one radio, and a small tape measure. Best Rerttal Rents The Best. -Adv. Cash Taken Someone pried open a safe at Spreitzer, Inc., highway 30 west, over the week- end and look in cash. Also lakcn was in change from a pop machine, police reported, Larry Chapman Welcomes His Kriends And Customers At The 2Isl and Ociober 5lh- Adv- pel Rent band instruments at The Boddicker School of Music. 365- 8li58.-Adv. Health services to correct j spinal nerve root irritations. As-! sociated Chiropractors, Iowa j Theatre Triangle 64 Chapter American j Business Women's Scholarship j Fund (fun and games) 3rd; Tuesday each month starting! September 17th, p.m., Evy's Lounge, 119'; 3rd AveJ SE, Scholarship bake Roundhouse Market, September j Metal detectors for treasure! hunters. j I Ambassador Lounge, (lancing J nigluly, East Allison Holel Barber Mount Mercy College Alumni planning lo attend Alumni Week- end, Sept. 21 and 22, should make their reservations by Wed., Sept. 18, at the Alumni Metro Kiwanis Henry! i Wilder will speak on the cattle; Home on Leave Navy HA {market crunch Thursday at (i Lorcii C. son of Mr. at ihc Roosevelt. Mrs. Loren Betzer, 1011 Eight-j rcnlh street SW, is home for 17j Evening Optimists A pro days from Pensacola naval aero- space and regional medical cen. gram on animals and x.nos will) be presented Tuesday ;it ati thc Longbrnnch. t t Correct telephone for drupes, We per Ib., i iiinly Day Care help I is I i --------.......--------------......j classes starling Casting liesin Hi. Dough Art Sep- tember 17. American Handi-1 craft 36M515.-Adv. Newsweek Sets rs Column Moyers NEW YORK (AP) News- c c It magazine has hired former While House press sec- retary Bill Moyer.s to write a monthly column. Moyers, who sei'vr-d as press secretary lo President Johnson, will hngin appearing in News- week starting in the, Sept. 23 edition, said Newsweek editor O.sborn Elliott. Worried About FALSE TEETH Coming Loose? Afraid falsn teetli -will drop at iha wronc time? A donturo mlhcaivd cari help. Powder a longer, firmer, RUndior hold. Why tc embarrassed? 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