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Citizen-Times (Newspaper) - September 21, 1966, Cedar Rapids, IowaIowa s Independent newspaper 801 Ali 365-6078 a journal of fact and opinion 901 4th Street South West 4 married men to be called in october draft see servicemen news volume five number seventeen published weekly in Cedar rapids september 2j, 1966 Reed labels Walter Mcnamara irresponsible publicity seeker v if quiver Camp denies knowledge of card concerning Johnson Cedar rapids mayor Robert Johnson Republican candidate for second District con Gressman charged tuesday that the Campa Ign of incumbent Democrat John Culver had fallen to the use of distasteful methods in attempting to gain re election. Major Johnson showed the c Iti z in t in Don t Lee bad that one of off _ is drawing 000 per year from Cedar rapids while spen Ding half of his time campaigning for Ano ther Job. Just thank god you Aren t getting All the mayor you Are paying or. Johnson said these cards were being passed out near businesses on it. Vernon Road recently an the worker handed me one. Did t recognize me he said it was unfortunate or. Culver s Campaign had fallen to this level but when oldsters need property tax help in remarks before the democratic women s club recently Carl b. Newell candidate for the state Senate from Linn county said when i announced my can Dirac y for state Sena Tor from Linn county i Advocat Carl Newell de real property tax Relief for the senior citizens of i Iowa who have fixed incomes by increase cont. On Page 3 you Don t have an Issue you have to do citizen times labor editor Ethan aking re ports that these cards Are appearing on bulletin boards in Indus trial plants around the City. Democratic officials deny any role in printing or distributing these cards. Culver a matter was the first we have heard of Jim Bradley co chairman. Of the Citi Zens for Culver com Mittee had this state ment on the subject. This is the first i have heard of such a card. The citizens for Culver committee has had absolutely no thing to do with this matter. We Are con ducting a Congress ional Campaign and have stayed comple Tely out of City news of judge drops charges against alleged parity pirate it was a pretty Flimsy affair at least according to officers who arrested a Man for taking women s clothing from a residential clothesline the other night. As the items said to have been taken were reported to be unsubstantial a charge of Petty larceny was filed against Leslie Bennett 24. Bennett was detained on a a noisy. Muffler to sign the confession b Ennett had apparently advised of his right to consult an attorney prior to questioning. Judge Howard Mclauglin who dismissed the charges poin Ted to a recent United states supreme court decision which stipulates this right. It was pointed out to or. Bennett however that Neigher the Constitution nor the supreme court guarantees the Pursuit of happiness. 16.08jun 66 form 20 married men included in october draft with the draft Call approaching the level of the korean War there has been in creasing necessity for the government to dip into the ranks of hitherto uncalled men. It is not surprising therefore that this month s draft Call for the Linn county area 55 from Linn county and 10 apiece from Johnson and washing ton counties will in clude four married men. It will be re called that men married after August 1965, would be Consi dered As single men and would be immediately eligible for the draft. This line of demarcation in View of enlarged Calls will apparently no longer hold. Marine private Harold e. Doty son of or. And mrs. Harry o. Doty of 421 39th St. N.e., has completed four weeks of individual combat tra ining in Camp Pendle ton Calif. During the training period he received continued Page 2 last week democratic state representative Walter Mcnamara said Cedar rapids Industry was not carry ing its fair share of the tax Load. He called for an investigation of the assessor s office. Follower ment of rep-1 publican candidate Forst a ate rep7j resent tote cil Reed Reed if representative Walter me Nam than Cedar rapids and was sold forbore the twice the estimated amount. The Sale was not just a Sale of Plant and equipment but was a Sale of the common Stock the value of which is based on Dollar sales volume margin of profit Goodwill trademarks patents inventory and a no of other factors not just More land and moreover an Yone driving by the be Liick Ford Plant in Cedar rapids can observe the obsolete condition of Many of their buildings which were built in the main c Sampai i in to create a Mcnamara hostile climate for local Industry in Cedar rapids we can expect the following 1. Industry with older buildings will elect to move to areas with More reasonable tax policies with a Corpse Quen loss i thousands of jobs in Cedar rap ids. 2. The goals of every Lowan who has been working to attract new Industry to our state and our City will be Defeated. 3. Local companies whose investment Here prohibits moving out their entire operation will be discouraged from expanding their plants. In seeking publicity for himself or. Mcnamara has failed to get the facts to support his charges that Indus try is not carrying a fair tax Load. He claims that the Penick Ford Plant was recently sold for 40 million while being ass Essed for one and three quarters Mill Ion dollars. It is not a fact that the Cedar rapids Plant was sold for an estimated 40 million dollars. Inst Ead the Ford operation con sisting of eleven plants ten in cities other his Toddville stat ement that Cedar rapids Industry can t but Freehoff trailer had an old factory Here and they Aren t out on first Avenue anymore. At the same meet ing at Toddville Mcnamara claimed that the Meichle Goss Dexter Plant was ass Essed at one Quarter million collars. The assessors records show that it is assessed at three times that sum. These Are examples of the irresponsible statements of Mcnamara which Are not supported in fact. Mcnamara is pro Bably unaware of the fact that All of the property in Cedar rapids has been assessed on the basis of a 1962 valuation report by an Independent appraisal firm of National recognition located in Cleveland Ohio. It is ironic that when so Many Lowans Are working to attract Industry that a Man who holds Public off ice would use that office to discourage Plant Loca rations Here. Just this 1 week his party s Lea Der governor Hughes in our Industrial or Ohp tin activities we inst never lose sight of the fact that our Contd. On Page 5

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