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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - July 4, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                The Cedar Kapids Gazette: Thurs.. July 4, 1974 Cuna Art Exhibit at U. of "PELICAN FEEDING ITS YOUN G" is the title of this design in textiles, called a mola by the Cuna Indians. It will be among 123 molas to be shown  ily of museum ail through Aug. 15. Tile textile designs art- called rnolas and were made in the San Bias islands off the roast uf ijanaina. wiiere liie independent .society of some CIUKI Indians live in relative isolation. Pieces in '.lie exhibition are on loan I nun the collection of Mrs. Hans of Pana- ma and other private collec- tions Originally by the Textile museum, Washing- ton, the show is being circulated under the auspices of the International Kxhihi- lions Foundation. (lather Cloth In making the inolas, the Indians first gather several pieces of brightly colored cloth, often brought to their islands by traders, and place them one on top of the other. They draw a design on the top layer and cut it out. They then cut further details of their picture into lower layers Uy .Mary lielle tcr (0 Ciov. Ray June 5 askingiDelaware res- for a public hearin" I idenls of the Manchester areajposed changeover, with Delaware county Ally. E. i He has received no reply. county loses one on a said Carr. stand to lose from an economic -Michael Carr as their spokes-) ,of o[ ,c arc geUing man, are lighting to prevent the un, last lederal fish hatchery in down in Des Moincs because lou-a from being transferred arelVt 'bdng slate control. standpoint. Priorities should be changed in Des Moines. "We should renovate back Federal and state officials.: managers and other employes! of the U.S. fish hatchery state personnel from the Back- he Charles Thcnicie, area man- the U.S. wildlife and department. Kansas City, said he was aware of local opposition to the changeover. He also said he knew the Manchester hatchery was an old institution and a long standing jpart of the community, but that jit was planned several years ago to give the fish hatchery to the state. A Problem Because the Manchester bone trout facility, met in Man- chester Tuesday night to discuss1 the matter with area residents and representatives of U.S. Sen. Dick Clark and Rep. John Culver. Plans have been made to move the Backbone slate park trout facility to the Manchester fish hatchery next year. Cost This would eliminate one fish hatchery in Delaware county. According to state officials, it would cost about to ren- ovate the Backbone hatchery. Pete Bryant, Cedar Rapids, field representative for Clark, conducted the meeting "to get viewpoints" from the 30 people who were present, to take back under stress or overcrowded, to Clark i agreed this is true, Before the two-hour discus- and trout in U-s- have this problem, but the federal izens, we are complaining and I authorities would prefer to raise Backbone. There is plenty of water there. Why should we give up a quality fish hatchery for a quality fish hatchery? "Where does a citizen hav anything to say about the fish hatchery? I am imploring Sen Clark not to be browbeaten, anc make a decision on this mat ter." Carr said he is aware of worldwide shortage of brood stock eggs. "What are th [priorities? We need conserva lion. The federal governmen should stay in the business o hatchery has a problem with fisb he said, kidney disease in trout, fish; Decision Made from other federal hatcheries would be more usable for the Tle declslon has alrcady bcen trout slocking program. A sporting goods store owner, Willard Hawker, asked if this disease isn't something that shows up in trout when they are [made by the department of the interior, Thenicie said, but stil needs approval by elected rep- resentatives in Washington. "So the decision is reversa- Carr said. "Don't give away a 51.5 mil- lion facility when the one at Backbone could be fixed for don't'intend "to be'a patsy trout in hatcheries that do Petitions are being circulated tonight." Project Grants DES MOINES A total in title 111 grants have been distributed to 10 Iowa school districts through the state board of public instruc- Funds from this state-ad- ministered and federally funded program are divided among ed- ucation of handicapped chil- dren, guidance projects, with the largest amount going to local school districts. Operational and dissemination proposals approved by the board included to the Iowa City community school district for development and im- plementation of a model for ed- ucational accountability. Approved grants also went t the Cedar Rapids communit school district of foi Project BASIC Inquiry, and tin Price laboratory school in Cedar Falls received for an explorations in Iowa history project. The South Tama schools re ceived for a reading ap p r o a e h program, Linn-Mar schools were awarded for reading expansion allerna- not have this problem. Wrote To Ray Loses Hatchery Carr said he had written a let-; ''If a changeover takes place, Prefects More lowctns DES MOINES (IDPA) Many employes who have been excluded from work- replaced injury benefits are now" eligible for workmen's compensation. A law enacted last year and amended by the legislature this session could affect many lowans. Employes who were brought under the act Monday fall into two broad categories: Domestic employes, such a maids, babysitters and gar- deners. Casual employes, such as painters, handymen, and tree trimmers, who do not work for the employer's trade or business. i A third category, agricul- ture workers, was included under the act last Jan. l.i Stale Industrial Commis- sioner Robert Lawless said household and casual employes are not covered unless they earned 5200 from a single cm- j plover the I.'! weeks prior In receiving an injury. Lawless cautioned that not .-ill casual and domestic em- ployes will be covered. A maid who has sufficient income In qualify would defi- nitely be covered, according In Lawless. But an individual painting a house might be classified as an independent contractor and not fall into the casual em- ploye classification, he said Insurance companies have been encouraged by Lamless In put a contingency coverage rider homeowners policies. liul. Ihe slalo official added. In- nas mi idea as In how many insurance companies i are doing this. The cosl would j ai'y depending upon Ihe i payroll and lype of job being performed. Lamless also announced Ihal. elleelive Mondav, the maximum allowable weekly benefit rate for workmen's compensation for temporary disabilities increased from to These rates, which are in ef- fect for injuries received after July 1, are based upon 66-i percent and 61'i percent re- spectively, of the state aver- age weekly wage of for calendar vear 1973. the county asking that Ik [federal hatchery remain under federal control. "We are going to be as lough people anywhere else in the j Carr said. If a change is made, he added, he will "make it a point to fix responsibility for the deci- sion in this matter.'' He ex- pressed hope, however, that the final decision will be to "retain the hatchery in the federal system." 20 YEARS AGO Senate GOP Leader William F. Know- land declared that legislation would be offered to sever U.S. membership in the U.N. if Com- munist China was admitted to (be U.N. ives vent program, and to College community school district for production and utilization of video tape earning packages. Lot Leased for Senior Housing HAZLETON The Hazleton city council has leased a lot for ow cost senior citizens housing. The council will use the prop- Tty received from a former lazleton resident rather than a iflrtion of the city park for the our-unit facility as had been originally discussed. The council received 189 pe- itions from citizens who object- ed to using a portion of the park or this purpose. Cost of the facility is cstimat- d at of which [will be raised locally. n 2 ot for home Drapery Dept., 2nd Floor Night 'til 9 Our Beautiful Bedspreads are Moving. Buy yours before they go up (to our 5th Your Choice of Fitted or Throw Styles, __ most in King, Queen, Full or Twin Size Our Drapery Dept. is moving fo our floor soon. 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Sea, .Marine .Motifs Since the Cuna Indians are surrounded by the xrean, mo- tifs based on the sea and iiKirim- iiic are pcjiular with the mola makers. cutuiii. uut tlifcfv may been a link between early- customs involving elaborate painting of the body and the use of similar designs in tex- tiles as the Indians carne to wear more clothes. The society of the Cunas is basically a matriarchy and its arlists are primarily women. Vioiiiuji uvui UIL- property 01 the islands, mostly coconut trees, which provide the larg- est single source of income on the islands. The Indians trade coconuts for many things, including the materials from which they make their molas. I SMULEKOFFS NIGHT 9 L FREE PARKING for our customers. Use me Pork Shop Plan or in our new lot behind Small Appliance Dept., Main Floor the store. of hom. Breeze through a Hot, Humid Summer with a Toasfmasfer Electric now on Safe.1 2-speed, 20-Inch Portable, Window Fan NOW ONLY Perfect for any room in your home. 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