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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - June 30, 1968, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                Sun., June 30. 19SS Highlights of Manufacturers Urge Repeal c Ovation for Humphrey Gov. Hughes' Is Sparked by Booing Keynote Talk Comments hv Hnv Harn'H of Tax on Services (Continued from Page 1.) separately witrThim during the day M n. n L May He Back McCarthy may be back in Iowa July 4. possibly to see him again. He has been invited to address National Farmers Or- ganization meeting in Corning that day and has assigned a staff member to remain in Iowa this week until it is decided whether or not he can accept. He proved himself better at UP than McCarthy when he praised all of Democratic office 'holders specifically by name. McCarthy didn't mention any of them. Booing In making the statement for Kennedy delegates, Sueppel said it is their thought they can join with Kennedy deleg- ates from other states to have a say in writing the party's 1968 platform only if they re- main flexible and do not en- dorse either Humphrey or Mc- Carthy at this point. "If it appears that the plat- form will not express the ideas Sen. Kennedy worked Sueppel explained. "We feel we can work with other Kennedy about some Different Speeches Humphrey and McCarthy de- livered totally different kinds of speeches to some con- vention delegates and alter- nates and to another estimated listeners, largely McCar- thy supporters, in the balcon- ies. Ironically, it was McCarthy supporters who opened the door :with some ill-timed booing to the loudest response of the day, which was drawn by Humphrey. j They booed Humphrey's refer- to McCarthy's announced 'intention of visiting the Paris peace talks. (See story on Page McCarthy was the first to arrive in Des Moines at a.m. at Municipal airport where he was greeted by a crowd estimated at to 3.500 by highway patrolmen. McCarthy said it was the largest airport crowd he has drawn anywhere. He was welcomed by Gov. Hughes and gave a short talk at the airport and prior to driv- ing to the Savery hotel to lunch with Iowa delegates and alter- nates. Visit :Hughes during his keynote speech to Iowa Democratic convention in Des Moines Saturday included: Agriculture "it is true the farmers have been caught in a cost-price squeeze that has. deprived them of their share of the general prosperity in the nation today. i "The Democratic ad- i ministrations have not done .'everything for the farmer, but I they have done something and without that 'something' ifrom the feed-grain programs land other Democratic farm I programs, most farmers would 'be out of business. "The opposition party makes 'great capital of the economic j difficulties of the farmer under Uhe Democratic administration, I but what do they offer? Curtai- lment of present programs and the generosity of the free market, i Failure to fill the balconies was not disappointing to staf- fers of the two candidates or to Iowa Democratic party leaders. The luncheon was closed, but it was understood that McCar- thy made a low key pitch that lasted only five to 10 minutes, 'then answered questions. He did not ask delegates to .commit themselves to him. but rather that they hold them- selves open to make these two i decisions in Chicago: 1. What issues shall we take to the peo- a McCarthy aide said. Humphrey's Iowa chairman. State Sen. George O'Malley of Des Moines. commented that the crowd exceeded his expec- tations for a hot afternoon. Democratic State Chairman Clark Rasmussen and Conven- tion Chairman Lex Hawkins labeled it "a tremendous crowd" considering Veterans auditorium isn't air condition- ed. Hawkins even declared it to be the biggest crowd ever to attend a political state conven-' tion in Iowa's history. But the fact that" available balcony seats were less than half filled with the party's top draw- ing cards as the attraction, caused some delegates to won- der if it isn't a Republican year. Too Scholarly? McCarthy devoted his 32-min-i speech, interrupted many deep applause, to _ a case for an open convention in Chicago. One young McCarthy) te thought it was a little "too scholarly, saying: "I'm still for him. but I thought he could have been a. little more fiery." She thought Humphrey bet- ter in that respecl. McCarthy went back (o the days of Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson to develop sup- porting data that the Democra- tic parly has always kept gov- ernment close to the people. (See story on Page onei. McCarthy walked off one side of the stage with Gov. Hughes at p.m. and 24 minutes later the governor walked in on the other side of the stage with Humphrey. The Vice-president's 46-min- ute address was interrupted with applause that seemed more polite than emotional, as he de- tailed accomplishments of the Democratic administration he has had a hand in over the last 20 years or so. Humphrey, scheduled to ar- rive at 1 p.m. at the airport, did not land until mak- ing it impossible for Gov. Hughes to welcome him since he had to introduce Mc- Carthy at p.m. Humphrey went to the Kirk- wood hotel to meet national delegates before addressing the state convention. Then he re- turned to the Kirkwood and stood for a picture with each of the delegates before going to 'visit Hughes at the Governor's mansion. -McCarthy left Des Moines shortly before 7 p.m. after at- tending a SlO-a-ticket fund-rais- ing reception in his honor at the auditorium after the convention ended. There was so much excite- ment over the presence of the two candidates that for a time it appeared the convention might not finish its business. But after the Humphrey speech, delegates quickly adopt- ed a state platform (See story on Page one) and then voted .against endorsing any candid- ate before the primary election Sept. 3. Instead they passed a motion to give the party support to all the candidates who win nomina- tion at the primary. i this point, we 'don't know who will be the next President, but we do know what 1 state he will be from Min- nesota "While both can- didates cnme from Minnesota. I should point out they are not the Minnesota twins. "They have their But each is a great Democrat and a great American in his own right. "In the words of Jefferson 'every difference of opinion is not a difference of principle.' Robert Kennedy "We meet at a time when our nation is still grieving and bewildered by the appalling tragedy that so recently struck us. "Bob Kennedy was one of the bravest men who ever lived and one of the most profoundly committed to the human value causes we associate with the Democratic party. "The finest memorial we can offer Sen. Kennedy is to carry on with the causes for which he was willing to give his life.'' Progress "Does anybody want to go back to the key- clubs? To the Shaff plan? To the, days before area vocational schools were established "Does anyone in his right mind doubt that this state is more alive, more alert, more im- aginative, and better off today than it was in OKOBOJI (AP) The lowaj Manufacturers Association Sat-j urday urged the next legisla-i ture to repeal the state tax onj services, claiming the law is, "awkwardly drawn and incap-; able of reasonable interpreta-i tion." The group also asked for overall study and revision ofi 'property tax laws. Property] taxation is complicated and re-j suits in "oppressive and un-! equal it said. In resolutions adopted at their annual meeting, the manufac- turers also commended con- gressional action in limiting federal expenditures as a con- dition of the income surtax. "The basic cause of the cost and price inflation from which the American economy is cur- rently suffering is that federal finances have been allowed to get out of the group said. Bruce Van Druff of Red Oak was elected president of the as- sociation. Elected to other positions E. A. McCardel of New- _. I ton. vice-president: J.H. Bragg U.S. Must Keep 'of Marshalltown. treasurer; E. i F. Scoutten of Newton, secre- righting UUTing tary ________ The Candidate Leads a March Photo J. McCarthy turned bandleader briefly and led the Valley high band of West Des Moines in march after he arrived in Des Moines for an appearance at the Democratic state convention. The crowd at the airport was described as being the largest to greet McCarthy at an airport stop since the primary election campaigns. J Fees- States "has no choice" but to (Continued from Page 1.) 'fjght in Vietnam community in this land." The President said that: Ten percent of the nation's population is protected by the OKOBOJI (AP> The United Cnristian du" The naval C.R.-Marion Optimists New recruiter show a film. "Sea-President Dean Wagner will ADCMothers Set Protest at State Capitol DES MOINES (AP) About i. 1C31UC1IL ttaglllTl rvjn while peace pmver' to the Senior Men's take over the gavel from Charlie 100 Iowa mothers receiving aid talks in Paris continue. Sen. dub Tuesday at Trussell pol- 111 iHC laSt billion "has paid the expenses .have. no cholce incurred in 10.6 million hos- and pital stavs and 45 million medi-. Ji'er s cal bills'" senator addressed the re- More than 1 million elderly Sional, conference of Contract- persons have received post- Plasterers and Lathers In- hospital care in nursing homes Associate, and in their own homes. a.m. at the to dependent children payments say they will stage an all-night protest on the statehouse Jack here in the Lincoln room of the Town House. MCA. Mr. Williams Hair Styling BUS TOUR 17 day Salon will be open for business Srounds to Protest a Planned cut vpar, ou while the talks in Paris go states- Canada, July 1st. 1700 4th Ave. SE. 363- in ADC payments. two York City Leaves Cedar They say the 13-hour demon- Rapids August 9. Linn County stration will be a plea for con. Farm Bureau (open to Jaycee Toastmasters Rich- to repeal a law which may For information call 362-1822 orard Rehman, William average ADC payments in ael and Don Fuller will speak jowa as much as 20 percent Frida-v at P-m- at 3M9 later this summer, riiiauu.iai nssuL-Kuiun. Conopus Club-Stewart Shank. Vine avenue SE. Mrs Laure] Carr of Dcs Miller said Americans RaPids Commissioner of Moines. a spokesman for the Vietnam should receive :Fmance- w11 sPeak on "Taxes Mrs. Aaron McNabb. who has ADC mothers said the demon- Nearlv 1.5 million senior citi- !.ng in zens have benefited from hos- maximfum Protectlon pital out-patient diagnostic ser- enemN Iorces' j j-r iiiuLiii.15. jteiiu me utriliuu- from and Financing" Tuesday been a patient at St. Luke's has stration will start at 8 p.m. Sun- vices. Cohen "I have been saying for a long said Medicare had that. our of the most contro-the noon at the Embassy club. returned home at 521 16th St. NE.-Adv. Vour circulation sluggish and -vour muscles ache, try Masso Sertoma Club Installation a period of manv vears-with to ,that are not so "manv dire predictions" made 'ereslcd In ftalks as to tolerate Kiwanis R s bv opponents as to its future, her abuse of our restraint to the JIu_ 'Rut nmv ho coid h. detriment of our men.' Mi er aircaor manufacturing at But now he said, he believes Collins Radio, will speak Wed- the majority of doctors favors norm at tho He attacked national deficit ntsaa-% noon at the Roosevelt hotel. n noon. Asked by a newsmen spending and the present er he thinks this changed view ana Democratic results from doctors getting in- congress have driv- creased earnings under the f the _ government S56 billion program. Cohen replied: deeper into debt. have no hesitation in saving 'In lhe firnst three nf the Shorewood that doctors have fared wei ycar' inflatlon amounied to Swim Program Registration Set At Bender Pool the mothers march from the Des Moines city hall in the Capitol grounds. Not Silent "I prefer to call it a demon- stration rather than a vigil be- cause a vigil usually means si- lence." she said. "We're not go- ing to be silent." The law. scheduled to go into effect July 1. would limit the number of persons eligible for Red federal funds if thev receive Journalism Workshop By Sister Christine Sister Mary Ann Christine, journalism instructor at La- Salle high school, will present a workshop on "The New Journal- ism Explodes in the Classroom" during journalism day at the National Education Assn. con- vention in Dallas Monday. Sister Christine heads the Journalism Education Assn. na- tional curriculum commission, which has been developing and piloting new curriculum pro- grams in the last three years. District Demo Officers Named DES MOINES Democratic committee chairman, vice-chair- man and electors for each dis- trict, elected Friday night at party caucuses, are: E. Leminc, Wihnn Junction: Mrs. J. C. lUacQueen. Jov.-a Ralph D. Lowe, Lett.-. Second Steve Jackson. Ce- Mrs. Jamrs Grocn. DubiKjur: Eugene Burke. Cliru- on. Third Robert Rosy. Falls: Mrs. L. L. Hamp- ton: Erhvjirri Gallapher, Water- loo. Fourth Scalise, Carlisle: Mrs. Don Mover. Ot- Mrs. Moyrr. Fifth Lex Hawkins. Des Moincs; Blanche Koenic. Fort Charles Hanson, Des Moines. McCluhan. Sioux City: Mrs. James Coffee, Em- metsburg: Lee Campbell, Rin- ard. Galetich, Car- mil; Roberta Keister, Council Bluffs; Leo Hansen, Audubon. under the program billinn-" he said "At the He said he believes there are we re gomg- inflatinn WI" take more purchasing 1968 than a sPec'aIity. 217 Guaranty m two two-week two reasons for this Doctors are now getting paid for treating certain elderly per- sons they once treated as char- ity patients. "Doctors fees did go up dur- ing this period of time when was a general rise in from the people m federal income tax." Evening Optimists Xevin; Registration for free ....._. ____ _ .Nichols of the Cedar Rapids'Cross learn-to-swim instruction ADC because of divorces or recreation dep a r t m c n t will will be held in the lobby of the gitimacy. -peak Tuesday at p.m. at Jane Boyd Community House Mrs. 'Carr said the mothers July 8 from in a.m. to noon on will also march to the labor a first-come first-served basis, department office and demand MVAKTZENDRUBER.1EWEL- Classes will be conducted in Jobs, training, and day centers power SInce "'atch repair- the new Elizabeth Bender pool for cni'd care. inn o periods from Advance Notice and (Continued from Page 1.) Bldg. Ceaar Rapids.-Adv. ,july 15 through July 26. July 29 through Aug.'9. Children s Home The Cedar The free instruction will be Rapids Children's Home will given each weekday from 10 to hold its monthly board meeting 11 a.m. and from" 11 am to Tuesdav Notices of the demonstrations hnd been sent to "seven or eight" radio stations in Iowa in an effort to urge ADC recipi- there has and tremendous shortage tors. of doc- al D------........er be a party of the people." price levels." Cohen said, add- However, he said he is "confi- Optimist Club r c ,t n ,u mg that, at the same time, dent that this will not happen." shorsS, still is-a McCarthy hinted that Nation- TiWav noon at YhJ. i Democratic Chairman John hotel date beginners and 25 deep Bailey feels Humphrey has the Waler swimmcrs- party's presidential nommation Passing of tnc t tld ------------o JA n. Hi. rtliu II Ulll 1J tl .III. tU at the home noon. Seventy-five beginning cnLs armind the state to parti- students will be accepted for c'Pate' she said- 10 o'clock classes. The 11 Bad weatncr will not cancel the demonstration, she added. "If the weather is bad, I say we go on." she said. "It's that urgent. (Continued from Page 1.) sewn up alreadv. gain the confidence of the oeo tween now and the con- pie." vention." McCarthy Cites Record U.S. Impatience Saturday, however, he said he had still another major references to the "new worry what he regards as tics." Humphrey concentrated "America's impatience" to end on the records of the war- and Johnson He said the U.S. is now try- The Vice-president said the Nameplote, Country Both Topsy Turvy Cross water safety 'instructor" nK JANEIRO (AP) 0 _ Kxchangp Club Conrad will be in charge of the learn- Paix 'Tne Brazil'snew- WMT meteorologist, to-swim program est newspaper, began publica- Whilc McCarthy made manv Tupsday noon at the The Bender pool, which has tlon rcccnti-v with a bright red >fprpnrpc in thi dub. been built by private donations, in which the letter Z will be managed by the tippcd at a angle t" the Kennedy y' p'm- on KCRG-Boyd Community House and r'6nt- "We'll straighten it administrations. Cubs-be ODen to Cedar said, "only ,u_ Lara'nais baseball Do you have a special service? Advertise regularly in the want nc me L.5. is now try- The Vice-president said the-----J, gdinc ing so hard to bring about peace great society programs enacted m that North Vietnam is inter- under the Johnson administra- this as a sign of weak- tion are "the banners under ness and using it to rally their which this party marches to- people and troops to fight hard- day." cr- Humphrey said the next pres- 2? "J know that America i.s ident must realize that "war as trying to end the war out of an instrument of national poli- chivalry, out of he cy has become obsolete." yt; said. "But I would like "to re- He applauded preliminary S> mind you of the psychology of stops between the United States ithe people of Asia and particu- and the Soviet Union to begin 5? .larly of Asian communists, who talks on limiting anti-missile always fight harder when nego- systems, and said a future goal tiating for peace." of the two countries "must be fr: talk about the possibility of re- Candidate ducing all offensive and defcn- 2? DES MOINES Mrs. weapons." He also said the Coffey of Emmetsburg will seek U-nitod States must take "mu- ;the Democratic nomination for'tually agreeable" steps to re- 5; Congress from the Sixth district, duce the number of U.S. troops it was announced at the Demo- in western Europe and must cratic convention here Saturday, "do its best to break China out Signatures were secured for of its unhealthy and dangerous Mrs. Coffey after it was learned isolation." that Stanley Greigg of Sioux City, a former congressman.1 Lost Hems are found fast would not run. The incumbent when you use a "lost is Republican Wiley Mayne. found" want ad. Dial 369-1234 in col- residents. The project should be completed this week. after the nation has been straightened out." KUBIAS HARDWARE NEW LOCATION and fhe New photo bv John Mclvor The old and the in both planes and were pictured Saturday afternoon et Mumapa airport in Cedar Rapids. At ioft in background is 1928 10 bipl.n, a 1918 Curtis engine) and at right is a 1968 Beechcraft Muskorocr Lined up In front from left) are Rdph Oriscoll, Mt. Vornon route 2, owner of the Waco; Jim Scrog- gmi 17, of 1025 Juniper drivn SW, studnnt pilot; Ernest LoClorc. 68-yeHr-old Coggon resident who flew this type of plane while barnstorming at Manchester in, 1922; Marvin Knipp, rout. I, chief pilot Of Th .fe ]oj f old-time goggles. See The Wont Ad OPEN HOUSES TODAY THERE'S A CLASSIFIED OPEN HOUSE DIRECTORY EVERY FRIDAY SATURDAY and SUNDAY ALL DEPARTMENTS NOW OPEN 2 Full Sales Floors We are busy arranging our stock for more convenient hardware department shopping. This means faster and better item selection for you, our customers, in our large new location. Drop in soon and inspect our full second floor of housewares, gift wares and outing equipment. Our first floor offers either self serve or helpful service departments for all your hardware needs. Convenient Elevator Service to Second Floor Completely Air Conditioned Fret Delivery OPEN Monday 4 Thursday Evenings Until 9 p.m. Nnw More Than Ever Vour ONE-STOP Hardware Shopping Center g Phone 363-3595 311 Third Ave. SE   

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