Cedar Rapids Gazette, June 6, 1974, Page 10

Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette June 6, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - June 6, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Th ars., Jane (, Tasty New Twist Putting a new twist on a ribbon-cutting ceremony, Elliott Kelly, 3, of Chicago bites through a licorice whip during the National Confectioners’ Association's convention in Chicago. Some 2,000 candy manufacturers and suppliers attended the convention that ended Wednesday. —UPI Telephoto iTiTflMlifirrTiiW'T" ~T I.........--"ii.....ii jNMMWMMNMMNNMI A China Diary Markets Abound With Variety EDITORS NOTE: This is the fourth part in a day-to-day account of the recent trip to China by a group of American governors that was written for United Press International by Mrs. Robert D. Ray, wife of Iowa's governor. Mrs. Ray kept a daily account of the governor’s trip to convey some of her experiences and observations to Iowans. Her comments are taken from her diary, as she wrote them for UPI. By Mrs. Robert D. Ray Written for UPI. Wednesday, May 22. Left Changsha at 7:45 a rn. Drove into the mountains to visit Mao’s birthplace. The 21£-hour drive was through rice fields and tea plantations. This is the chief rice-producing province and the workers were in the fields plowing and planting. The roads were crowded with all kinds of carts being pulled by bicycles and by people on foot, especially by old people. The loads appear so heavy and I don’t know how they do it. Many carts were filled with large rocks, dirt or coal. The terrain here is hilly; the soil is deep red Hogs were being hauled to market, one or two at a time, on wood carts that were being pushed by hand. The animals did a lot of squealing. Each member of a peasant family can have one pig from the state to raise at their home. Mao’s birthplace is interesting since he apparently takes pride in his humble beginnings, yet, this is a larger house than any we have seen in China Mao was born in 1893 and lived there until he was 16 years old. I was impressed by the fact that there was a separate room that served as a kitchen. Also there was an upstairs. All the floors are clay or cement. Food Plentiful We had lunch at a guest house near Mao’s home. Many of the foods were strange and had no English interpretation. At one time, I counted IO different dishes of food on the table The waitresses are constantly changing the trays and plates for another round of food. It’s hard to believe we are served all of this in a classless society We hurried to the airport. No chance to take any farm pictures and now I’m beginning to think that there never will be time. Many times we have asked to take a certain picture. The Chinese never say “No,” they just say “No time" or “Maybe later.” After a quick orange soda and-or tea and a cool wash cloth to wipe our hands and faces, we took off for Shanghai. It sounds as if we drink a lot of tea, but most of the time we leave before the tea cools enough to drink And the soda is different enough that one sip will do. Iced tea would taste so good but ice is a scarcity Arrived in Shanghai and drove to the hotel — the same hotel as before. Attend Ballet That evening we attended the performance of a revolutionary ballet called int* “White Haired Girl”. We enjoyed it very much. The ballet centered around the theme of the bad landlord and the people’s struggle to free themselves from such tyrants — all accomplished by the Revolutionary army of Chairman Mao. After the ballet we left the auditorium before the rest of the audience and our cars were waiting outside the door. Programs with an English synopsis were given to us before we left for the performance. * * * Thursday, May 23, Shanghai — Governor Evans of Washington state, Bob and I were the only ones to get up early and walk through the farmers market at 6:00 a m. It was a warm morning with a little haze that the sun soon burned off. It was well worth waking early to see the thousands of people buying baskets of meat, vegetables, eggs, fish, etc. All of the foods were carried either by hand or in a little basket or nets. Many would be walKing down the street with chunks of raw meat in their hands. Everything was put in the same container so I’m sure the fish aroma penetrated all foods. Unusual Variety The variety was amazing. They sold the dried pig skins, the pig tails; big sharks were lying on the cement with fins already cut off, and goose and pigeon eggs were for sale. Also preserved eggs rolled in mud and wood shavings. Buns and bread were being fried in large pots of boiling oil. All kinds of vegetables were available. Pork more plentiful than beef. There was a station available at the market place where consumers could have their purchases checked for accurate weight or price. Next, we toured the Industrial Exhibition hall. It was an enormous and beautiful building erected by the Russians and given to the Chinese, but that’s something they don’t talk about now. We saw industrial machines that were built in Shanghai, and some farm machinery. However, we did not see much actually being used on the farms. In the arts, crafts and science section, we saw acupuncture equipment and a fascinating short film showing open heart surgery using acupuncture as the anesthetic. Music Students In the afternoon, we visited the Children’s Palace. Youngsters that were our hosts and hostesses met us with a friendly, “How do you do” in English and took us by the hand to have tea and inform us about the palace before we toured it. The palace is open from 3-5 everyday and they have 800 children there at a time. They must come on a scheduled basis since they do not have room for all children of the district. The boys and girls average ll to 13 years old. First, we visited the children who were learning to play the violin. Their performance was amazing. They playe*d beautifully and without written music. The»y practice two hours a day at home and have two lessons at the palace two or three times a week Undoubtedly, we were shown the advanced students and everything was planned for us to see. This was especially apparent when we watched them build radios, electric table lamps and model airplanes from blueprints. The children’s chorus sang: “Last night we dreamt of Chairman Mao” and other revolutionary songs that were now beginning to sound familiar BAUMHOEFENER NURSERY Large Potted Petunias Yellow Boston Daisies Mums (All Colors) Geraniums (All Colors) Buster Brown Declares open tenson oiffbu Fun-loving sandals have wide open spaces in all the right places ... in Buster Brown quality that means these sandals can take it and give a growing foot the fit it needs In White or Tan. 49* large Pot In Full Bloom All colors $1.98 First Floor In sizes 5-8 In sizes 9-4 *6 *7 Mulch your garden before summer • Peat Moss • Koko Mulch • Redwood Bark • Manure MON.-FRI. 8 to 5 SAT. 9 to 4 SUN. 9 to Noon NURSERY 4241 Johnson Avenue N.W. Next to Hoover School 363-8219 Society for Women Features _____ Graham, Post Reporters Win A\ward LOS ANGELES (UPI) -Katharine Graham, publisher of the Washington Post, and two Post reporters who exposed the Wa tergate scandals were awarded the United Auto Workers’ (UAW) social justice award Wednesday. Mrs. Graham accepted her award plaque: and those for reporters Carf Bernstein and Robert Woodward. “Against heavy pressures from the most powerful figures in government, Ihe three of you fearlessly insisted on the people’s right ti* know the ugly facts of Watergate and its aftermath. Your service to the public prevented ii band of evil men from escaping public scrutiny and prosecution for blatant attempts to* undermine the bill of rights awl erode our precious freedoms**’ the UAW said. Mary Clements Is the Bride of Edward Biggart Golf Town House Mrs. Dick North was hostess at Wednesday’s event. Winners were: Mrs. Dale Flitsvh, first; Mrs. David Arvizu, second, and Mrs. Marje S^atrnm, third. Mrs. Fred Fisher won the day’s prize. Ellis There were 80 membe rs and guests participating in guest day Wednesday. Guest w inners were: Mrs. Les Meewes, Mrs. Leland Burns and Mrs. Richard Hancox. Members who were flight winners were: Mrs. Arlen Blank, championship; Mrs. Harold La.vher and Mrs. Forest Ainsworth, A; Mrs. John Jacobs and Mrs. Charles Barta, B; Mrs. Arlene Babillus and Mrs. Gilbert Knott, C, and Miss Grace Etchingham, I), Mrs. Brian Frisch was medalist. Mrs. Babillus and Mrs. Richard Sprau had birdies. Approaches were sunk by Mrs. Barta and Mrs. Dave Smith. Mrs. Bart ! had an eagle. Hostesses for the event were: The Mines. Carl Badger, Harlan Leichsenring, Richard Spacek and Harold Jorgensen. Jones Guest day is Tuesday with luncheon following at the River pavilion, Ellis park, at 12:80. If not contacted for reservations, call Mrs. Lee Shonka, 364-8994 Marriage vows were repeated Wednesday by Mary Linda Clements, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Manuel Clements of Springville, and Edward Lee Biggart, 3623 E avenue NW The ceremony took place at the home of Magistrate Glen Barr who officiated. Following, a reception for 150 guests was given at the Springville Legion hall The bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs Leo Kuhn of Savant Lake, Ontario, Canada The bride chose a gown of pale pink organza over taffeta styled with a scoop neckline and a full skirt in pink, blue and yellow flocked floral print. A jeweled comb headpiece held her shoulder-length veil and she wore a lavender orchid corsage. Attending her sister as maid of honor was Phyllis Marie Clements of Springville and best man was William Nost. Flower girls were Usa Lynn Clements and Teresa Biggart and Kerrie and Christopher Biggart were ringbearers. All are children of the couple. The maid of honor’s gown of lavender crepe was fashioned with a scoop neckline and short puff sleeves. She wore a satin Pow headpiece and carried a single pink Cymbidium orchid * * * The couple chuse Chicago and the Wisconsin Dells for their wedding trip. On return they will make their home at the F avenue address. The bride was graduated from Kirkwood Community college and is presently employed by Frank’s Place in Springville. The bridegroom attended that same college and is an employe of Crandic Railway Co. Patricia Spieker Wed in Virginia ALEXANDRIA, VA. - Pa-tricia M. Spieker of Washington, D.C., daughter of Mr. and Mrs, Leonard F. Spieker, 3116 Bowling street SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was married Friday to Norman G. Stamp III, of Alexandria. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Norman G. Stamp II, of Anderson, S.C. The couple will reside in Alexandria. Both are employed by the Airline Pilots Assn. in Washington, D.C. The bride attended Clarke college and Coe college. The bridegroom was graduated from William Carry college, Hattiesburg, Miss. Bridge B.b s Club Winners in a Mitchell movement game played Wednesday evening at 7:30 at the YWCA are: North-south — Tom Hare and Clyde Nowlin, first, and George Peterson and Ken Harstad, second; east-west — De Vere flirt and Michael Kelley, first, and Mrs. John Knodle and Mrs. Scott Denison, second. The next game will be played Saturday M 12:30 at the YW. Army Aviator — UPI Telephoto Second It. Sally D. Woolfolk of Kansas City, Mo., becomes the first woman aviator in the history of the army early Tuesday as she receives her wings in ceremonies at the army’s aviation center in Fort Rucker, Ala. Retired Genera! Hamilton Howze does the honors. Here’s a brilliant idea for Father s Day, June 16th. We Have Everything For The Home Brewmaster! \ q fC^/ylpJ All the ingredients and ^    equipment to make your ★ WINE . os —★CHAMPAGNE WiH I stop in soon! Get acquainted ,r ,TAT J with a tatty MW HOBBY! -flit 4642 1st Ave. N.E. 393-2649 MORRIS Decorating Centers CHECK THESE SAYINGS. □ SAVE 3.72 ON OUR FINEST EXTERIOR LATEX HAWSE PAINT Covers better . . . Wears longer. White & 1000's of colors. Reg. I 1.60 gallon, on sale 7 88. □ SAVE 2.92 ON OUR FINEST INTERIOR LATEX WALL PAINT A beautiful glare-free matte finish that will last for years. 1000 s of colors. Reg. 9.80 gal., on sale 6.88, □ SAVE 3.62 ON OUR BRILLIANT WHITE LATEX HOUSE PAINT Resists peeling & blistering. Excellent ijror damp basement walls, too. Reg. 9.50 gallon, on sale 5.88. LAST 3 DAYS! OUR BIGGEST SAU Of THS YEAR POSITIVELY ENDS SATURDAY, JUNE BTM, MURRY! THIS IS JUST A PARTIAL LISTING OF TH I TREMENDOUS SAVINGS YOU LL FIND DURING OUR HUGE SPRING SALE. PRICES WILL NEVER BE LOWER, HURRY I SALE ENDS SAT., JUNI 8th MORRIS □ WALLPAPER SALE SAVE UP TO 40% ON BEAUTIFUL WALLCOVERINGS. 4 BIG VOLUMES TO CHOOSE FROM . . . 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  • Arlen Blank
  • Arlene Babillus
  • Brian Frisch
  • Buster Brown
  • Carf Bernstein
  • Carl Badger
  • Charles Barta
  • Christopher Biggart
  • Clyde Nowlin
  • Dale Flitsvh
  • Dave Smith
  • David Arvizu
  • Dick North
  • Edward Lee Biggart
  • Elliott Kelly
  • Forest Ainsworth
  • Fred Fisher
  • George Peterson
  • Gilbert Knott
  • Glen Barr
  • Grace Etchingham
  • Hamilton Howze
  • Harlan Leichsenring
  • Harold Jorgensen
  • Harold La.Vher
  • John Jacobs
  • John Knodle
  • Katharine Graham
  • Ken Harstad
  • Lee Shonka
  • Leland Burns
  • Leonard F. Spieker
  • Les Meewes
  • Lynn Clements
  • Manuel Clements
  • Marje S
  • Mary Clements
  • Mary Linda Clements
  • Michael Kelley
  • Mrs Leo Kuhn
  • Norman G. Stamp Ii
  • Norman G. Stamp Iii
  • Phyllis Marie Clements
  • Richard Hancox
  • Richard Spacek
  • Richard Sprau
  • Robert D. Ray
  • Robert Woodward
  • Sally D. Woolfolk
  • Scott Denison
  • Teresa Biggart
  • Tom Hare
  • William Nost

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Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette

Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Issue Date: June 6, 1974

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