Cedar Rapids Gazette, April 7, 1974, Page 7

Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette April 7, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - April 7, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Sal., April 7, 1974    7/\ j£i£entq Crafted from select    (• hardwoods and offered    . in Western Maple    'I-    4    > | finish, this lovely group *"    f    J eloquently presents its    I§/ < case for rugged styling .    sh    J    tp. and quality    r    Nil    S-m construction.    ■,    samne ITW VISIT PECK’S OPEN HOUSE TODAY! Grant Given Mf. Mercy For Seminar Mt. Mercy college has received a grant from the Iowa Board of Public Programs In the Humanities (IBPPH) as the sponsor of a community-college project on ethnic awareness in Cedar Rapids. A grant of $3,069 was allocated for the development of a program consistent with the statewide IBPPH theme of “Issues in Education in Iowa Today”. The Cedar Rapids project entitled “Threads in the Cedar Rapids Tapestry—A Seminar in Ethnic Awareness”, will examine the values and beliefs in human relations, especially in the local schools. “The purpose of the seminar,” explained Janice Richie, assistant professor of English at Mt. Mercy and codirector of the project, “is to get people to talk to each other and from there to develop an appreciation of the cultural heritage of Cedar Rapids.” Participants in the seminar will come from all sectors of the community — civic, educa-• tional, economic and private. The seminar will be held on the Mt. Mercy campus June 3-6. The program is being planned by the ethnic awareness committee, comprised of community and college representatives. Two Workshops At Art Center A workshop for preschoolers { and a weaving workshop will be offered by the Cedar Rapids Art center school at the Art center. The special weaving workshop will run for six Tuesdays beginning this week from I to 3 p m. Rakel Sayre is the instructor for the workshop, which crisis $15 plus materials. The children’s workshop for preschoolers will run for four Wednesdays beginning April 17 from 1:30 to 2:30 p m. Mary Ellon Bickel is instructor of the workshop, which costs $5. Papers Read by Mt. Mercy Trio A Mt. Mercy college professor and two students presented sociological research papers at the annual Midwest Sociological Assn. meetings last week in Omaha. Mt. Mercy sociology department chairman Charles J. Clarke III, 931 Old Marion road NE, and college .seniors Samuel C. Zimmerman, 1625 Park Towne lane NE, and James L. Ballou, Coggon, read papers. The titles of the presentations were “From Work Satisfaction to Alienation: A Study of the Industrial Setting of the Amana Colonies” by Clarke and Zimmerman and "R'»ck Musicians: Deviants or Professionals?” by Ballou, Clarke and Zimmerman. Old Oil Tank Has "Antiques” Ne* York Times Service PUTNAM, Texas - It is not unusual in these vast isolated expanses of west Texas to come upon an interstate highway exit that leads to a dirt road. Nor is it unusual for that dirt road to lead to three giant oil storage tanks. But it is somewhat unusual to discover that the middle oil tank — the giant rusting one with the 57,000-barrel capacity — is really a store for antiques of sorts. “I don’t know, it doesn’t seem strange to me,” said Ruel W. Reynolds, the proprietor of what he bills as “the world’s only flea market in an old oil tank." Which just might be true! Strewn about inside the cavernous container, safe from the wild weather that rages hereabouts, are thousands of items — old saddles, juke boxes, nails, cow skulls, trunks, hub caps and broken parasols that some people call antiques and others call junque. $2.98 Whistles JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (AP) — Sjgn of the inflationary times in a music shop window: “Penny whistles— $2.98.” Take Months to Pay Use Smulekoff’s Budget Account Your transaction Is a private, confidential one at Smule-feoff s. Your account stays with the store. It is never sold to a finance compony Immediate FREE . DELIVERY Open Monday Night 'til 9 4-Pc. CONTEMPORARY: Sculpture" is pure artistry in modern bedroom styling. Here's clean, uncluttered, flush-base design, with 2    warm-toned    genuine    Walnut    veneer    tops, sides and drawer fronts. Beautifully accented with deep three-dimensional, sculptured overlays. Hidden fingertip recesses serve as drawer pulls, and the triple dresser door design masks three of its nine spacious drawers! You'll love the sheer decorating drama of the 66” triple-dresser, the 34“ framed plate glass mirror, the spacious 5-drawer chest and the full or queen chairback panel headboard. $449.85 value. —_ MULEKOFF'S 2'/t acre* of everything for Hie home Third Avenue at First Street SE In Downtown Cedar Rapids Stop Right Here for the Best Bedroom and Dining Room Buys of the Week . . . Just in time to ready your home for Easter Entertaining! sale $366 Save $83! v « v. V. WI ^ I    W    l\r-|IV    I    .    I    TUTT    pwi    I porary style that creates a warm hospitable atmosphere for gracious dining with its 42x60” dining table that opens to 96“ with the 2 18 leaves and the 5 side and 2 arm chairs all in rich, dark walnut veneers. The large china with framed glass shelves and lights gives excellent display and storage area. $749.60 value. sale $549 Save $200! 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  • Charles J. Clarke Iii
  • James L. Ballou
  • Janice Richie
  • Mary Ellon Bickel
  • Rakel Sayre
  • Ruel W. Reynolds
  • Samuel C. Zimmerman

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Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette

Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Issue Date: April 7, 1974

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