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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - April 7, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Grant Given Mt. Mercy For Seminar Mt. Mercy college has received a grant from the Iowa Board of Public Programs In the Humanities (ffiPPH) as the sponsor of a community-college project on ethnic awareness in Cedar Rapids. A grant of was allocated for the development of a program consistent with the statewide IBPPH theme of "Is- sues in Education in Iowa The Cedar Rapids project entitled "Threads in the Cedar Rapids Tapestry-A Seminar in Ethnic will examine the values and beliefs In I hnman relations, especially in the local schools. "The purpose of the explained Janice Richie, assistant professor of English at Mt. Mercy and co- director 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 com- mittee, comprised of com- munity and college representa- tives. Two Workshops At Art Center f A workshop for preschoolers j and a weaving workshop will be offered by the Cedar Rapids Art center school at the Art center. The special weaving work- shop will run for six Tuesdays beginning this week from 1 to 3 p.m. Rakel Sayre is the ins- tructor for the workshop, which costs J15 plus materials. The children's workshop for preschoolers will run for four Wednesdays beginning April 17 from to p.m. Mary Ellen Bickel is instructor of the workshop, which costs J5. 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 depart- ment chairman Charles J Clarke m, 931 Old Marion road ME, 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 In- dustrial Setting of the Amana Colonies" by Clarke and Zim- merman and "Rock Musicians: Deviants or by Ballou, Clarke and Zimmer- man. Old Oil Tank Has "Antiques" New York Times Service PUTNAM, Texas It is not unusual in these vast isolated expanses of west Texas to come upon an in- terstate 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 capacity is really a store for antiques of sorts. "I don't know, it doesn't seem strange to said Ruel W. Reynolds, the proprietor of what he bills as "the world's only flea market in an old oil tank." 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