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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - March 9, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa ftujntU Don Rowley, 15, of 2007 Forest drive SE, and Brian VVorley, H, of 411 Parkland drive SE, both ninth graders, shed their shoes prior to entering sock- hopland. Sock Gozetle Photos by John Mctvor The logic might be a bit vague, but in commemoration of the school's 50th anniversary, students at Franklin junior high threw a sock hop of the 1950s Friday in the school gymnasium. Oldtimcrs who remember back that far will find this picture typical, a couple of couples on the floor and the sidelines filled with boys and girls. Sheila Glessner, 14, of 2523 Franklin avenue NE, wears her father's 1951 Franklin letter sweater in the midst of shoes on the sock hop sidelines. Camera Shy Hero Danny Schaefer, 9, proudly wears a real pair of United Airlines pilot wings in Denver Friday. Young Danny spotted the crash of a twin engine aircraft which killed five, March 2, near the Sunlight ski area at Glenwood Springs, Colo. The boy.was given a flight in a 747 simulator and a tour by the chief trainer of United. UPI Telephoto Coble Cars Idled Pickets Ed Bow and Joann Kuwabara pose with one of San Francisco's idled cable cars after municipal railway drivers refused to cross the picket lines of city workers who are on strike for higher pay. The Service Em- ployes International Union struck despite an eleventh hour delay agreement reached by labor negotiators and Mayor Joseph Alioto. AP Wirephoto The Feeling's Mutual Two-year-old John Donoho doesn't appreciate the chance to ride a baby elephant, and the elephant doesn't seem very en- thusiastic cither. John will probably get another chance when both he and the elephant are a. bit older. His dad is a trainer for a circus appearing jn Albany, Saturday. UPI Tulcphoto UPI Tolophoto Unwelcome Hoosier Visitor Hay Mann looks over an unwelcome visitor, u freight cur Unit train derailed. The derailment blocked four crossings mid cmiKi'd a smashed into the enclosed front porch of his homo in Hammond, Ind., mnsslve traffic1 jinn in Hammond. Friday after about cars of an Indiana Harbor Belt railroad freight
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