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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - May 27, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa llujmb Ancient Armies of Cardboard, Paste and Ingenuity "It's like playing chess with a thousand says miniature war games enthusiast Nevilc Slocken of Han Francisco. Stockon's hobby involves the re-creation of undenl armies on fields maile of cardboard, paste and a lillle ingenuity. His warriors, which lie lead casts himself, are sometimes no larxor Ilian postage stamps. "It may seem like children playing with loy soldiers, lint it's not." says Slocken. "Kadi game is played to a sei ol' rules, eaeh military null's movement is governed by military history." Stncken s.nd the journals of Caesar. Tacitus and Orion helped him fonnulate the movements and composition of the Unman legions. Each piece is painted to resemble its historic source. The cost of reproducing the miniature soldier ranges from cents to !lll cents. Stiickeii. as well as being an enthusiastic war gamer, also sells the miniatures to several local retail lie says business is on the upswing. Nibblers Two black tailed prairie dogs enjoy a lew sunflower seeds at Theodore Roosevelt National park in western North Dakota. The prairie dogs are an abun- dant commodity in the park. UPl TelDubolo Sweetie Pie A monkey named Alice Faye likes to hold a kitten named Sweetie Pie, clean it and even kiss it. says their owner. Pat Shepherd of Sacramento. Amidst boxes of lood and clothing, Kalherine Adams reflects on her years in a house now heavily d by a tornado. She finds shelter in the Warren county Red Cross disaster shelter in HainsMllc. about L'.'i miles west of Lafayette. Internal Hevenne Service Agent Corydon NIIUI'KC, left, talks with Mr. and Mrs. David Hosteller about taxes on their demolished grocery store The disaster center is the center of recuperation efforts. ffAn All-Summer Two youngsters approach their temporary home, the Warren county Ifed Cross disaster center in the Kainsville. Ind., Comiiinmlv church. The lornado did Us worst in seconds, but "pnttiiiK things back together will be an all-summer job" lor Ind. That's what resident Mabel Hurst says. "I'Acryliiiic I come back." she adds, "II looks worse than ever." The rebuilding began in the Kainsville Community church. The church, designaled a lied Cross disaster shelter, became one in Hie hours following Hie storm which struck last month. The church became a distribution center for food anil clothing a business office for stale and federal agencies, and a warm dry place for neighbors to talk over plans for the fulnre. Virtually all the storm vieliins said Ihcy plan In rebuild Mieir homes and shops in Itainsville.
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