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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - September 20, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa J. The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Friday, Sept. 20, 1974 Truck Strikes Utility Pole, Man "Fair" Robert T. Olson, 51, of 1620 First avenue NW, "was in fair condition Friday at St. Luke’s hospital after he was injured when the pickup truck he was driving hit a light pole in an attempt to avoid a car. Olson suffered head and leg injuries in the accident at 12:58 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of Alt. Vernon road and Fourteenth street SE. Police charged Nancy J. Carter. 17, of 1117 Park avenue SE. with failure to yield the right-of-way and leaving the scene of an accident. Miss Carter allegedly crossed the path of Olson's pickup truck forcing him to swerve his vehi- Johnson Board Hopeful Urges Probe by Jury IOWA CITY — An Independent candidate for the Johnson county board of supervisors has called for a grand jury into the board’s activities. The chairman of the board concurs. Robert Vogel, who is seeking the supervisor post now held by Robert Burns, said: “There are apparently at least three appraisals on private property, made for the county without prior board approval, according to board minutes. “Chairman (Richard) Barters statement that an ordered appraisal on the Close mansion has disappeared from the supervisors’ files indicates grounds for a grand jury investigation.” Bartel agreed, pointing out an cie in an attempt to miss her investigation seems advisable car.    I    "unless    satisfactory    answers are provided, which I will seek * * * A second accident involving a light pole caused minor injuries at 5:24 a.m. Friday to Jeffery L. Maish, 22. of 1403 Second street SE. Maish was treated at St. Luke’s hospital for facial cuts and released. Police charged Maish with failure to have his vehicle under control after his car struck a' light pole on Third street SE near its intersection with Third avenue. Consumer Unit Measure Killed WASHINGTON (AP) - The senate Thursday refused to end a two-month filibuster that has blocked action on a bill creating a federal consumer protection agency, killing the bill for this session of congress. The 64-34 vote to end debate and bring the measure to a final vote fell two short of the required two-thirds. in the board room next Monday.” i In response, Supervisor Burns said, “I don’t know how any appraisal disappeared unless Mr. Bartel took it. He’s the only one who says it was made.” Burns called the allegations and calls for grand jury probes “a bunch of nonsense.” Vogel, on the other hand, PRS Hearings End, Suit By Park Service Seen By Dorothy Williams    $30,000 to get the firm started. WASHINGTON — A senate He said nobody asked him to subcommittee hearing into this submit a financial statement to summer’s controversial national the government. He added that park campsite reservation sys- he thought some formalities tem for the National Park Ser- might have been skipped to get vice ended late Thursday with the system going in time for the the Cedar Rapids-based conces-; rush season, sionaire and the government in- The subcommittee also heard sisting the system worked. from Ticket roo representatives, But both sides conceded there who said a park service official were problems.    advised them against a second Meanwhile, the National Park trip here to talk with the Na-Service announced plans to file a $200,000 suit against Park Reservation System, Inc., charging the firm “did not fully comply with terms of the contract.” And PRS is suing the government for $1 million in damages for breach of contract. Contract tional Park Service because their bid “responded most ade-l Suspects Held for Robbery at Victor Rest Stop Area MARENGO - Two young Kansas men were being held in the Iowa county jail about midday Friday as suspects in an armed robbery at the Victor rest area along interstate 80. Held on suspicion of robbery are Gary P. Michalskc, 20, a serviceman from Fort Riley, Kan., and Giles David Keaton, 18, Junction City, Kan. Iowa county authorities said the two were apprehended in the Newton area by state ington should be tried as an adult has been continued indefinitely. The postponement was based on an agreement between attorneys for the state and for the defense. Ayers and Johnson were returned to the county jail in lieu of $50,(KH) bond. FREE quatcly and completely" to ^{troopers Grinnell and Newton prospectus    ;    pollee    oftlccrs- '    '    They    are    being    interrogated Allegation Denied    in    connection    with    a    robbery Richard Cover, park service trom Denver E. Brandt, C leves, concession analyst, denied he Ohio, about 4:30 a.m. friday at told Ticketron officials not to ' *c*or rest area follow up on their bid as Brandt told authorities the Questioning of witnesses be- claimed. Cover said he did hot fore the senate subcommittee on verify Reservation Park Sys-parks and recreation centered terns credit, but conceded “we on circumstances around should have done it.” charged a possible conflict of interest on Burns’ part, saying: “I believe Robert Burns’ private interest in the real estate business conflicts with sound so lutions to the county’s space I needs.” He also suggested actions by two supervisors, discussing, pre-arranging and controlling county business outside official board meetings not only violates the state's open meetings law, “but also is the best reason in the world to expand the board to five members.” The board has three members now. U. S.-Soviet Session On Space Flight Ends MOSCOW (AP) — Termingjwithholding of presidential par-their work a success, teams of dons on important public mat- Ask Pardon Wait on Judicial Processes CHICAGO (CPI)—The Ameri-can Bar Assn. Friday called for awarding the reservation system contract. Officials of the contracting firm and the National Park Service denied that influence, as some have charged, played a part. Ronald H. Walker, who resigned recently as NPS director, is a personal friend of L. Donald Middleton, Claremont, Calif., pharmacist, who headed Park Reservation System, Inc. Subcommittee chairman Howard M. Metzenbaum (D-Ohio) commented at one point that the contract “was made in a most unusual manner.” He called the procedure “sloppy.” Metzenbaum was responding Cover said he didn’t know that Middleton was “a close friend” of the park service director until he learned it through the hearings. Walker, whose resignation as NPS director becomes effective at year’s end, returned to the stand briefly when Metzenbaum said “fairness dictates that he be asked to swear to his earlier testimony, which had not been taken under oath. Walker, upon advice of his attorney, will examine the transcripts of his testimony before doing so. Was Working men who robbed him of about $130 fled in a car bearing Kansas license plates. Little more than an hour earlier. officials said, Wally Ztertz of Wyoming reported he had been the victim of an attempted robbery at the Tiffin rest area. Ztertz said he told a masked gunman his wallet was in his car, at which time the robber fled. Store Employe Held In Embezzlement Case LaVern Burns, 27. of 1133 Sixth street NW, was charged Thursday with embezzlement after he reportedly was caught leaving a store where he worked with $35 worth of unpurchased merchandise. Burns was arrested at 5:45 p m. Thursday after he left his1 job as an assistant manager at the Giant store, 3111 Sixteenth avenue SW. A search of the garage at Burns’ residence revealed $91 of allegedly unpurchased furniture, tile and nails, police said. Burns was being held in the county jail on $2,000 bond. with $50 deposit! Your choice of three elegant styles - FREE with a qualifying deposit in a First National Savings Account or Certificate of Deposit. Additional goblets available at beautifully reduced prices. Start your collection today! (Limit, one free gift per family.) Ayers, Johnson To Grand Jury In Murder Case Walker, in a statement re Eddie Ayers, 23, and Kelly Johnson. 16, have been bound taver to the Linn grand jury on a charge of murder after a pre- to <±^i^ made by Clark lMw-jleas^ to the pre^ at tiie hear-r^l"3^^3^”? The Cedar Rapids residents two of three persons charged in the Sept. 2 shooting death of John Beving, 61, at the victim’s residence at 919 Sixth street SE. The third, Steven Washington, 16, also of Cedar Rapids, testified at Ayers’ hearing Thurs- Soviet and American space tech nicians concluded a 25-day meeting here Friday on preparations for next year’s joint Soyuz-Apollo space mission. ters “until appropriate judicial processes have been followed.” The policy statement was drawn up by the ABA board of governors. Television Listings 7—KWWl TV, Waterloo 9—KCRG-TV, Cedar Rap.d* 2—WMT-TV, Cedar Rapid* 3—KTVO, Ottumwa 4—WHBF-TV, Rock blond 6—WOC-TV, Davenport 8-WKBT, la Crone 10-KROC-TV, Rochejter I 2—KIIN-TV, Iowa City I 3—WHO-TV, De* Mom** 40—KDUB, Dubuque Friday Night 6:00 7—New*, Weather, Sots. 9—Eyewitness News 5—Action News 3—News, Weather, Spts. *    4—    Action News A—6 O CIock Edition 8—News, Sots , Weather! 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IO—Victory at Sea ' 40— Football— Nebraska-Wis. 7— Baseball ports 4—CBS Sports A—Baseball 8—CBS Sports IO— Baseball 13— Boseboll ■ Pro Football Review - Bible - Bewitched 2:30 I—Untamed World 2— Rotter Gomes 4— Rawhide 8—Honk Thompson 8—Jimmy Dean 4:00 7—Focal Point 9—Wide World of Spts. 2—Movie— "Abbot* ond Costello Meet the Killer" 3—Wide World of Spts. 4—wild Wild West A—Movie—• "Goy Purree" 8—Nashville Music 10—Roller Games 12—Misterogers 11—Focus on Education 40—Wide World of Spts. H:30 7—Wrestling 8—Bobby Goldsboro I?—Sesame Street 13—Police Surgeon 3:00 4—Jimmy Dean •—Perspective JO—To Be Announced Ii—Iowa Talent Threat Seen to Shrine Circuses INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An official of Murat Shrine Temple j here says the new national Endangered Species Act threatens! to put Shrine circuses out of1 business. The circuses help support 21 free Shrine hospitals. Cecil Byrne said Thursday ( that, if the law is strictly en-! forced it would “wipe out cir-! I cuses and zoos across the U.S.” Byrne said circuses, which dc-1 pend on regular shipments of) animals, are in trouble because; of the ban on interstate trans-i potation. “It takes about six months to get a permit from the, department of interior. You can) {imagine what that long a delay would do to a circus.” An official of the Indianapolis zoo explained that the intent of the law was to weed out unnec-jessary use of endangered species and forestall unnecessary! importation of them from the wild. HUO • Jetsons -These Are Days -Archie -These Are Days Arr hie -Jetsons •—Archie 3:30 NSC News ABC News CBS News ABC News CBS News NBC News CBS News NBC News electric Company NSC News ABC News Hiawatha Man Fined For Assault, Battery Kenneth Neuendorf, llia-Uvatha. was found guilty Wednesday in magistrate’s! i court on a charge of assault and battery and was fined $25 and costs* He was charged with assault- i ing Randy Anderson on Aug. 6. 'at Valenta’s TV VI ell, a Corona, Calif., Realtor ling, said that    an evaluation of who served as Park Reservation I the reservation    system, made at|a[e System executive vice-president, his request, concluded “it was that he and other officials of working during the season and t h e firm were being “de- that it not only served the pub-stroyed” by the subcommittee’s lie but the National Park Service inquiry.    as well.” “We have actually proved ini But the evaluation team Teethe last six weeks that there isjommended that NPS, rather no chance for the little guy to than a contractor, manage the day that Ayers had the gun in get a government contract in system, the statement said. his hand when it went off. this country,” Powell said. Hoi Another witness who was slat-! Washington’s case is still in added, “We cannot compete led to testify, James Rossie, who juvenile court. He was taken against Ticketron.” Ticketron managed the firm s Cedar under a court order to the boys was an unsuccessful bidder for Rapids operation, was asked to training school at Eldora follow-the reservation contract.    !submit written    remarks, which*ing the    hearings    Thursday. Harassment Claimed he did-    A    hearin§    on    whether Wash- “Do I have to go out of here as another broken down businessman?” he asks. Powell claims he was harassed by investigators from; the Government Accounting Office (GAO), who inquired into! the concessionaire’s operation1 at Metzenbaum’s request. “I was looking at badges! every hour,” Powell said. He; said if the company had embar-; rassed the National Park Service ; he would be happy to walk out and lose his investment. He was vague about the com-| pany’s assets, which he said are I now being held by the firm’s at-1 torneys. He estimated there is! about $30,000 in the company! bank account. But he said he i didn’t know how they could j make any refunds, until “some-; body gives us permission.’’ Damages There is $500,000 in collected; reservation and user foes in-; volved. The concessionaire has; notified the park service it plans | to withhold $457,000 as damages | from any sum it may owe. Powell said he made available j from his own funds about! • FIRST true self-adjusting color set. You may never have to touch your new Sylvania GT-Matic™ II except to turn it on or change the volume and channels. • Dark-Lite picture tube has a super black matrix and excellent brightness for a sharp color picture. • 100% solid-state for excellent long-term reliability and low power consumption. • Dual Speakers to give you a thrilling “plus” in great sound. . .Now! • It’s on Casters to make it much easier for you to move when necessary 25” Diagonal Model CL4256 Only $ 699 95 with trode SUGGESTED RETAIL PRICE Come in and pick up a great Buy. NOW. Where? 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