Quad-City Times from Davenport, Iowa on November 7, 1967 · 3
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Davenport, Iowa
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Tuesday, November 7, 1967
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1 TIMES-DEMOCRAT Tuesday, Nov. 7, 17 Davenport-Bi-tlmdorf, Iowa o Moline Gets $18,000 Planning Grant For Marina By GUS KONDOS A federal grant totaling $18,000 has been allocated to the City f Moline for engineering planning for a small boat marina on the Mississippi River, Mayor James F. Arndt said Monday. Announcement was made by Rep. Tom Railsback, R-Ill. The city proposes to construct a marina to accommodate 180 boats in the vicinity of Forty-eighth Street and River Drive. Landfill of the river shoreline has been under way for several years. Moline applied for funds under the River and Harbor Act in 1962 with estimated costs set at $192,000. Engineering costs are separate. The city's share of construction costs will be $64,000 and the federal government will provide up to $128,000, Arndt was informed. Arndt said representatives of the U.S. Corps of Engineers at Rock Island Arsenal have requested a meeting Wednesday to discuss the project. Arndt, City Engineer William Stoewer and Parks Supt. Ralph Birks will represent the city at the meeting. The marina, which will include a breakwater, will be 550 feet long and about 90 to 100 feet wide. The marina is one of the several proposals for improvement of the river front for various recreational purposes. Most of the river front property, from Fifly-fifth to about Thirty-fourth Street on River Drive, has been acquired by the city. Land purchases have been carried out for several years. Considerable landfill is also con:inuing along the other areas of the shoreline. Fulton Will Attend N. Scott Dedication By VIRGINIA LAZIO Lt. Gov. Robert D. Fulton will head a delegation of state, county and school officials scheduled to attend joint dedication ceremonies tonight in Eldridge for four new schools in the North Scott Community School District. Fulton is scheduled to arrive in a state plane at 7:15 p.m. at the Davenport Airport. He will speak briefly at the 8 p.m. ceremony in the Junior-Senior High School gymnasium, Eldridge, school officials said Monday. Officials expect about 5,000 persons to attend. Among dignitaries who have accepted invitations, according to officials, are: Paul Johnston, state superintendent of public instruction, and several members of his staff, officers and directors of the Iowa Association of School Boards, Bi-County OKsPalsv. Unit Lease By DAVID RAMACITTI The Scott-Muscatine County Board of Education Monday night approved "in principle" a contract with the United Cerebral Palsy board for a seven-year lease on a proposed new addition to the Fairmount School. Terms of the contract provide that the Scott-Muscatine board would pay a monthly rental of about $759 to cover the initial construction cost of about $64,000, plus one-half of utilities, custodial, and normal operational expenses for the seven-year period. The Scott-Muscatine board would have an option for renewal of the contract for three years, paying only a percentage of utilities, custodial, and normal operating expenses. The formal contract is to be approved at a special meeting of the board to be called by Dr. J.B. White, president, within the next few days. The board also approved a policy of sharing election costs with school districts with which the Scott-Muscatine board holds a concurrent election. Louis Pickett, Seott-Musca-t i n e superintendent, announced that within a few days he will call a joint meeting of all school boards in Scott and Muscatine Counties to discuss the legislative program to be presented at the Iowa School Boards Conference in Des Moines Nov. 16 and 17. Cold, Rain Hamper Iowa Harvesting DES MOINES (AP) - Cold, wet weather is seriously hampering the harvest of Iowa's record corn crop, government crop observers said Monday. The Iouta Crop and Livestock Reporting Service said only 26 per cent of the crop has been harvested, compared to a 60 per cent average level for the same period during each of the past five seasons. The harvest has particularly been delayed in eastern and southeastern regions where officials agree the best corn yields are being produced this year, the service said. The state's corn production tlhis year has been estimated at 908 million bushels, about 6.5 million bushels above last year's output. Heavy rainfall during the past week brought combining to -a virtual standstill in central and eastern counties, the report said. I Harvesting of Iowa's near record soybean crop, expected (o total 147 million bushels, is 94 per cent complete but sti.1 behind last year's progress, he report noted. six of Scott County's seven legislators, mayors of the seven towns in the school district, plus the mayor of Plain View, superintendents of schools in the Eastern Iowa Community College District (Area 9), and former school board members. Astronauts' Names Buildings to be dedicated, all named for astronauts, are the Virgil I. Grissom Elementary School, Princeton; the Alan B. Shepard Elementary School, Long Grove; the John H. Glenn Elementary School, Donahue; and the Edward H. White Intermediate School, Eldridge. Astronaut Dr. Don L. Lind, the featured speaker, is scheduled to arrive at Quad-City Airport at 10:30 a.m. The Scott County sheriff's department will provide escort and security for Lind during his stay. Lind, who is in training for manned space flights, is also scheduled to speak at student assemblies at 1:15 and 2:15 p.m. at the Junior-Senior High School Buildings. Guest At Dinner He may also visit several other schools in the district, officials said. Administrators from the North Scott district will host a luncheon for Lind, and the astronaut will be guests of school board members at dinner this evening. Miss Lorraine Keehner said facilities have been set up in the school cafeteria, adjacent to the gymnasium, to handle an overflow crowd. A public address system in the cafeteria will permit persons there to hear the program, she said. Acceptance- of the new schools from the contractors will be made for the district by Supt. Melvin Heiler. Ron Hinrichs, director of elementary education, will accept the buildings for the administration. Ned Mohr, school board president, will be master of ceremon'es for the dedication. Hijack Of Plane Foiled By Czechs PRAGUE, Czechoslovakia (AP) The crew of a small plane foiled a hijack attempt by a couple who apparently wanted to flee to the West, Czechoslovakian news sources reported Monday. The newspaper Svobodne Slovo said a man and his wife hired an air taxi in Prague on Saturday for a flight to the health resort of Marienbad, purportedly to pick up the man's ailing mother. In the air, the man pulled a gun and tried to force the two pilots to change course, the , newspaper said. But the man fumbled his pistol and one pilot seized and fired his own service revolver. 1 Savage Bailies Kill 30 In Aden ADEN (AP) - Savage street battles took the lives of at least 30 Arabs Monday in the bloodiest fighting so far of the four-day civil war between two rival South Arabian nationalist groups. Seventy Arabs, including children and old women, were reported wounded. Bodies of men, women and children lay unclaimed in the streets. MARimS, ANTIWAR GROUPS UNTs Recruitiiiff CEDAR FALLS Iowa (UPI) - Antiwar demonstrators and Marine recruiters worked side-by-side at the University of Northern Iowa Monday without incident. Two Marines from Des Moines, Capt. Bruce A. Tester and Sgt. L.L. Zimmerman, and Capt. Susan Sommers, Chicago, were in charge of the table cm the right of the entrance to Commons, the student union. On the left of the entrance was a table piled with antiwar literature. It was manned by members of the "ad hoc committee cn peace'" The committee has three co-chairmen, all seniors. They are Tom Hughes, Fredericksburg; Mark Henschel, Dubu I w Luiiu m-iitl hl niiiMninai it ftfrifiiii"'"';- Bv Max Winter David Ziegler, Port Byron, and Jane Wallin, Coal Valley, received top awards at the Rock Island County 4-H Club achievement program Monday night in East Moline. Ziegler, a member of the Rose Hill Rustlers Club, was named to the 4-H JCey Club. Miss Wallin, of the Rural Go-Getters Club, received a trophy for having the best longtime 4-H Club record in the county. Coal Valley Girl Given 4-H Trophy By JIM COLBY Farm Editor Jane Wallin, Coal Valley, a member of the Rural Go-Get-ters Club, was awarded a trophy Monday night for having the best long-time 4-H record in Rock Island County. She re- 2 City Men Held In Tv, Stereo Thefts Two Davenport men were taken into custody Monday in connection with the weekend theft of several television and stereo units from TCR Distributors, 1205 E. River Drive, Davenport. Released on $2,500 bond each for appearance Nov. 8 on charges of receiving stolen property uwe Robert Tatum Jones III, 22, and John Anthony Clark, 24, both of 3720 Bridge Ave. Police said three color television sets and two stereo units, identified as missing from the TCR burglary, were found in an apartment shared by the two men. The television sets and stereo units were taken Sunday when thieves entered the distributing company by breaking a window, loaded the units into a TCR delivery truck and drove out through a loading dock door, police said. The empty truck was later recovered in the 300 block of Iowa Street. Science Center Planned In DM DES MOINES (AP) - Construction should begin within 90 days on a $500,000 Science and Industry Center in Des Moines, to be financed by private funds. ceived the Quad-City Veterinarians Assn. trophy at the annual Rock Island County 4-H achievement program at Ridgewood School, bast Moline. Miss Wallin, who has been in 4-H Club work nine years, has had projects in dairy, beef, sheep, photo, home grounds improvement, handi-crafts, and party of the month. She has also participated in health, citizenship, safety and first aid projects. One Of 3 Winners She was one of the three winners of the best Holstein project the past year. Miss Wallin has been a junior leader for two years and has been selected as an adult leader of her club, the Rural Go-Getters, which was named club of the year for the sixth consecutive year. Selection is based on all around activities. Named to the 4-H Key Club was David Ziegler, Port Byron, an eight-year member of the Rose Hill Rustlers Club. This is the second highest award a club member can receive. He has carried such projects as electricity, honey production, state demonstration, poultry, wildlife conservation, forestry, gardening and bird study. Received Plaque The Coe Getters club received a traveling plaque for having the best exhibit at the Rock Island County fair last August. Dennis Wallin, along with his sister, Jane, and Becky Feaster, of the Hillsdale Hi-Riders, received certificates for having top Holstein projects. Ronald Wadsworth, Milan, received a certificate for the best Brown Swiss project. Enita Blaser, Reynolds, received a trophy for having the best 4-H safety record. Some 90 other club members received recognition for outstanding participation in 4-H club projects and activities on state and local levels. Awards were donated by local business firms. MAKE PITCH Is Without Incident que, who was an unsuccessful candidate for student body president last spring, and Steve Pearson, Bloomfield. The students said the committee had "10 or 12" members and was "non-affiliated." They said they intended to remain at their post as long as the Marines did. The visit d the Marines, who prefer to be called officer selectors, was scheduled to last through Wednesday. Capt. Tester said the Marines were doing "business as usual." But. he added, if there had been a large demonstration, such as the one at the University of Iowa last week, "we would have had more business than we could handle." Ex-Illinois Treasurer Is Candidate EVANSTON. 111. - Republican William J. Scott, Evans-ton, has tossed his hat into the ring as a candidate for Illinois attorney general in 1968. Scott, who served as state treasurer from 1962 to 1966, announced his candidacy early because he said he wanted his 1968 intentions to be "crystal clear." Scott, 40, had been discussed in some circles as a possible GOP gubernatorial candidate. But he said he believes he can "best be of service at the present time as attorney general." Democrat William G. Clark has served as attorney general since I960. He has not announced his 1968 plans. Scott's bid for the attorney general's position will be his third try for a state office. After his successful bid for the treasurer's office, he was defeated in the 1964 gubernatorial primary by Charles H. Percy. Percy lost the general election to Gov. Otto Kerner but won a U. S. Senate seat in 1966. Police Probe Fulton GirVs Assault Claim FULTON, 111. A 14-year-old Fulton girl who told authorities she had been abducted and assaulted was interviewed Monday afternoon by Jack White, chief investigator for the Rock Island County sheriff's office. "On the basis of the interview we'll continue an investigation," White said after talking to the girl at Mercy Hospital, Clinton, Iowa. The girl reportedly entered a car in Fulton about 3:30 p.m. Saturday after visiting the Fulton Public Library with a girl friend. Authorities said the girl reappeared Sunday night at the home of an aunt and uncle in Port Byron and claimed she had been abducted. The girl was taken to the hospital after apparently lapsing into shock. White said he talked to a physician who attended the girl to determine if she had been drugged. When the girl failed to return to her home her parents notified Fulton police and Rock Island County authori ties Sunday morning. White said he also questioned the girl friend who reportedly declined an invitation to enter the car carrying several young men. Apartment Is Hit By Blaze Fire of undetermined origin damaged a portion of the apartment of Dr. O. J. Burroughs, 108 Slavens Manor, Bettendorf, Monday night. Bettendorf firemen said the blaze damaged the kitchen and dining areas. Firemen were on the scene about one hour extinguishing the blaze. l-'W V 3m - .'t.r rw:j f j CTJf. .. . ; -- -'- - - - - - - - - Checks representing unrestricted grants of about $1,000 each were presented to Marycrest College and St. Ambrose College. Davenport, Monday by the Sears Roebuck Foundation. John McNamara, left, Iowa representative of the Foundation, and Byron F. Olsen, left center. Illinois representative, are shown presenting checks to Sister Mary Helen, president of Marycrest. and Msgr. Sebastian Menke, president of St. Ambn se. RI County Budget Hits $5.7 Million The Rock Island County Board of Supervisors this month will be asked to approve a 1967-68 county budget of $5,776,944 an increase of $460,645 over the 1966-67 budget. The proposed 1967-68 budget, placed on public display Monday, calls for a total levy of $1,46,'J,400 at a rate of 24.2 cents per $100 assessed valuation to help meet proposed expenditures. The proposed levy would be $70,900 more than the 1966-C7 levy. This would be a 5.1 per cent increase. However, the proposed tax rale is 1.1 cents per $100 assessed valuation lower than the 1966-67 rate. This would be a 4.35 per cent decrease. At the same time, the pro-posed rate is predicated. LEONARD RISHELL Servus Rubber Official Retiring Leonard M. Rishell, vice president-sales. Servus Rubber Co.. Rock Island, will retire effective Jan. 1. Richard L. Schulz, president, said Monday. Rishell completed 40 years with Servus Rubber in August, having started with the company in 1927 as a salesman in Ohio and Kentucky. He was promoted to tales manager in 1936. In 1950 he was appointed vice president-sales and elected to the board of d. rectors. Mr. and Mrs. Riihell will continue to live at 3033 E. Locust St.. Davenport. (ioasl Project BELGRADE (AP) Yugoslavia and a U.N. development agency have signed an agreement for joint work on a $3 milliin project to develop the south Adriatic coast for international tourism. v j V 2 Colleges Gel Checks among other things, upon a 4.65 per cent increB.se in the county multiplier appl'ed to assessed valuation. The Illinois Department of Revenue has tentatively increased the county 's multiplier from 1. 1111 to" 1.1628. The rate of 24.2 cents per $100 assessed valuation rate would be used to compute taxes payable in 1969. Tax revenue collected next spring will be based on a rate of 25.3 cents per $100 assessed valuation established to help fund the 1966-67 levy. A public hearing on the proposed budget has been scheduled for 9 a.m. Nov. 21 in the Board of Supervisors room in the County Office Building. Harold C. Reynolds, chairman of the finance committee, said Monday, "In order to expedite the hearing, any comments, criticisms, suggestions or questions shall be submitted in writing to the finance committee not later than Thursday. Nov. 16." He said the comments will b e "answered in writing" prior to the public hearing. Proposed increases from the 1966-67 budget are in the fol lowing departments: - Oak Glen Home, $215,000. primarily for increased operational expenses. -General county, $105,000, primarily for partial support of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission, extended insurance programs and county extensions. - County buildings, $113,- 000, expenses for remodeling the courthouse and the new County Offices Building. - Sheriff, $63,000, for additional deputies, increased salaries for deputies and a prisoner's van. - County clerk, $18,0'KI, for Zenith's smallest eyeglass hearing aid Discriminating people choose their purchases for quality performance and contemporary styling. The new Carlyle is Zenith's smallest eyeglass hearing aid that accents both of these values, lis tiny, Micro-tithic Circuit assures top performance because TRI CITIES HEARING AID CENTER Serving The Hard Of Hearing For 36 Yean Mr. Irling Larson -Certified Hearing Aid Audiologist 502 Dav. Bank Bldg.-Dial 323-5330 Py Phil Hutchnon costs involved in the 1968 gen-en: 1 elections. Circuit clerk. StiS.OOO. for more personnel to handle court matters. Board o f Supervisors, $22,000, for additional per diem pay to supervisors. A hike from $14 to S18 per diem was voted for supervisors who took office last spring. . Illinois Municipal Retirement, $21,000, for increased salaries and to fund an increased rate. State's attorney's office, S15.000. for additional personnel. Zoning department, $15.- , 000. for additional personnel. BEN SUGGESTS HICKORY SMOKED 13 acJi with borbeqoe sauce FOOD SERVICE 5 P.M. 'til 2 A.M. CALL GIGI 788-4611 17th St. at 7th Ave. Rock Island, III. M Unforgettable : Taste Experience I Awaits You 1 I Always At . . . J Si I5K.VS 1 &ourmel j f Stfouse J

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