Cedar Rapids Gazette, June 3, 1974, Page 7

Cedar Rapids Gazette

June 03, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - June 3, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 4 The Cedar Rapids Gawtte: Mon., June 3, 1974 A MEMBER of Chi- cago Light Artillery Civil War brigade fires a cannon during Hopkinton's .Civil War Days celebration Satur- day. The live cannon-firing was part of a display of Civil War vintage firepower. Two teams of Civil War buffs from Illinois showed the ac- curacy of the cannons by knocking over barrels about 100 yards away. Republicans Wrestle Plan For Balanced Delegation Hopkinton's Annual Civil War AL SCHROEDER, ,46, Iowa City, represented the South as he led the Hopkin- ton Cub Scout troop in the third annual Hopkinton Civil War Days parade Saturday. The Civil War Days celebra- tion is held to commemorate a Civil War monument in Hopkinton believed to be the -first in the nation erected by public subscription. A larger crowd has come each successive year that jfhe Del- aware County Historical So- ciety has sponsored the event. i Photos by Steve Helle MRS. MAGGIE MILES, 77, Delhi, and Mrs. William Beitz, 44, Hopkinton, work on a "pinwheel" quilt during Hopkinton's third annual Civil War Days celebration Sun- day. Mrs. Miles said she has 40 grandchildren and has made a quilt for each one. Altogether, she estimates she has made "75 to 100 quilts" since she began quilting at the age of 5. Workshop on Alcohol Slated at U. of Iowa IOWA CITY The seventh annual summer workshops on alcohol will be held at the Uni- versity of Iowa Memorial union Monday through Friday. Planned and developed by the U. of I. alcoholism center, the five-day session is being pre- sented in conjunction with the U. of I. transportation safety research center seminar on al- cohol and highway safety. It is co-sponsored'by the Iowa state commission on alcoholism, occupational services division and the office for planning.and programming, Iowa state al- coholism program in coopera- tion with the college of educa- tion and school of social work. Concurrent workshops, plena- ry sessions and special interest evening sessions will be offered. Undergraduate and graduate credit is available to partici- pants. 40 Charged GAINESVILLE, Ga. (UPI) Officers rounded up 75 motor- cyclists, including 17 women, Sunday and charged over 40 of them with tearing up a rest- room in an Atlanta restaurant to get wood for a fire. Divers Recover Body of Swimmer BRAYTON (UPI) -The.body of a young Audubon man was recovered from an abandoned gravel pit one mile east of .here Sunday evening after he Appar- ently drowned while swimming with a companion. The body of Joseph Sunberg, 20, was recovered by scuba div- ers from the Lewis county vol- unteer fire department of Coun- cil Bluffs. Authorities said Sunberg was swimming with Ricky Reinitz, 17, of Hamlin when Sunberg cried for help and then went under. A third man at the gravel pit, John Newell, 26, of Gray told officers that he and Reinitz could not reach Sunberg in time. C.R. Drug Numbers To report a violation: Michael Dooley 363-0671 If you need help: Foundation II 362-2174 (4 p.m. to midnight) House Filled with Smoke; Faulty Motor CENTER POINT A faulty furnace motor is blamed for the small fire Sunday night at the Lloyd Schultz farm home two miles southeast of Center Point. Firemen said the oil furnace in the basement and some wir- ing will have to be replaced. Smoke spread throughout the house, causing minor damage toj the upper portion. Earns Degree VAN HORNE Ted G. Nel- son, Van Hornc, was awarded a BA degree from Midland Lu- theran college in Fremont, Neb. Polilicol Advertisement MARTIN IENS11 m DEMOCRAT for congress "Together.., We Can Make A Difference" Paid lor by Friends ol Mai I In Jonion. Robert Rush. Chnlrman At the HOME of the FREE Free checking with no service charges and no gimmicks. For personal and business ac- counts. Another free service from rite Home of the Free. GUARANTY BANK 8e TRUST CO. 3rd St. 3rd Avc. Downtown 1819 42nd St. NE ,191 JocolynOr. NW Phone 362-2115, By Harrison Weber MulNKS tiDPA) Mary Louise Smith of Des Moines, co-diainmm of the Republican national commit- tee, will play an important role in determining guidelines for the states in selecting del- egates to the national convention in 1976. Besides being co-chairman of the national committee, she is also a co-vice-chairman of a blue-ribbon committee es- tablished to broaden the base of the Republican party; this committee is known as the Rule 29 committee, after the convention rule that created it. The purpose of the Rule 29 committee, Mrs. Smith ex- plained, "is to take a look at the structm-e of our party and at our rules that say we shall be an open party, broadly based and with equal opport- unity for people of all ages, sex, and minority groups." The DCS Moines housewife is adamantly opposed to any type.of a quota system "like the Democrats had through their McGovern commission." Formulate Report she stressed, "we must find a way to get states to voluntarily open the party doors wider to women, young people, the elderly and h e ethnic and minority ffoups." There are approximately 50 members on the national Rule 29 committee wliich has been divided into five subcommit- tees. AH of the subcommittees have had hearings in various locations in conjunction with regional conferences and in Washington, D. C. The five subcommittees will make their recommendations to the full committee at a meeting in St. Louis on June 15-16 and the committee will then begin the process of writ- ing a preliminary report which must be presented to the Republican national com- mittee by June 30. A final report must be sub- mitted to the national commit- tee no later than Jan. 1 of 1975 and the national committee must act upon the final rec- ommendations within 90 days after receiving the report. Need Guidelines One of the "sticky" prob- lems facing the Rule 29 com- mittee is a rule adopted by the 1972 convention in Miami Beach which says that each state shall "endeavor" to have equal representation of men and women in its delega- tion to the 1976 national con- vention. Both Mary Louise Smith and Iowa Republican state chairman John" McDonald arc members of the subcommittee wrestling with this particular rule. "Our Mrs. Smith observed, "is defining what endeavor means. It doesn't say must, it says endeavor. We must come up with some guidelines that will assist states in avoiding challenges. "No one wants quotas and this is the nearest we come to anything resembling a quota. "If a state, for example, had a delegation comprised of 70 percent men and 30 percent women, the delegation might face a challenge. What Rule 29 is going to have to do is come up with guidelines, like a laundry list, showing that the state lias done these things and has made an ef- fort; otherwise, we could have challenges Mrs. Smith said. "The rule doesn't say a state must have 50 percent men and 50 percent women, it says you must endeavor to have equal representation; that's the problem we're faced with in devising she added. Mrs. Smith, who is also Iowa's Republican national committeewoman, i s very Mother, Son Die in Fire; Others Escape MILO Milo Woman and her year-old Son died of smoke inhalation Sunday when fire swept through the house they shared (with eight other family members. The victims were Mrs. Victor- ia Alexander, 24, and son David. Their bodies were found on la bed in ian upstairs bedroom of the two-story frame home. Others in Home Mrs. Alexander's mother, brother, sister, another son, nieces and a nephew were in the home when the fire struck. The nephew, seven-month-old Christopher Whitsler, suffered smoke inhalation and was in serious icondition in a Des Moines hospital. He is the son of Sandra "Whistler, Mrs. Alex- ander's bister. The victims were the daugh- ter and grandson 'of Mrs. Fran- ces Whistler, who owned: the lome. Mrs. Whistler lived there with her son, Kenneth, 13, her wo daughters and their chil- dren. Led to Safety Authorities said Kenneth led several of the family out of a second floor window and across a roof to safety. Fire officials said the blaze may have started in a utility room near the kitchen, although :he cause wasn't immediately

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