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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - July 14, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                Pair in Iowa To Tell Story About Synanon By Bill Lavrletle Two self-admitted former heroin addicts are in Kastern Iowa for the next month seek- ing donations for the Califor- nia-based propram that helped cure (hem. Mike Hcikau and Larry Kishcr, botii 23, were in the Cedar Rapids area last week to recruit pledges for supplies and to inform residents about :h? SynaiiOii I'Ynmdafi'ii, a "re-education community for drug addicts, alcoholics and other character disoriented persons." Thi: i.s sjji'dlicaliy seeking promises of live hogs, which will be butchered free of charge by the Dubuque Packing Co. and shipped to tile Synanon centers in Cali- fornia, Michigan and .New York. A large part of the costs of operation are met by dona- tions of food and equipment, they .said. Income nhu come'-: from wages earned outside tiie community by members and trom solicited pledges. -No government or otherwise public funds are used. Am one wishing to enter the program, which presently lias l.-tifj resident participants, may .sign up with Ilakan or Kislier, both of whom stayed mi to become staff members after they kicked the drug habit. Ilakan receives a salary of a month and Fisher re- ceives S3" a month, plus board and room. T r e a l m e n t at the non- religious foundation, which was established in 1958, is free of charge. Synanon lias three rules: 1. Mo drugs or alcohol. 2. No tobacco. 3. No physical violence or threats of violence. Drug addicts overcome their habits through the "cold turkey'' forced withdrawal method. "We tell people who are in- terested that they should plan "n staying for about two and a Hayes' Desk Used by Many U. S. Presidents The "Kesolute" desk pro- iScntcd to President Ituthorford H. Hayes in 1878 by (Jueeii Vic- toria remained in the White House and was used by every i President including John Kennedy. It is now or. exhibit at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. "I: lakes about that to revei.se the drug The average of a Synanon resident is 2'i, ac- fj literature hand out. Many members continue to live in Synanon centers after they kicked drugs, alco- hol or character problems. "Vo'.i can .stay tv.o <.r 20 Kislier said. "You can leave anytime you want." Asked wiiy they were solicit- ing donations of hogs1, the pair replied Iowa was a large hog producing stale and that other members of S.ynanon were canvassing other parts ol the country. The pair can he reached al the .lulien Inn. Dubuque. The Synanon I-'oundatum is center- ed in Oakland. Calif. ITwo Pictures 30 Years Apart K K It T, The Netherlands 'Al'i Thirty yours six little Dutch girls from this iiev.'- lov.'n in soulii oi Holland wandered into a near- by encampment of American U'oops. 'I iicy sirurK up a inend- with the (Us and one Alvie Davis, had !iis picture taken witli them. Davis, now a retired Veter- ans Administration employe living Jii .Magnolia, Miss., cher- tile tia'ougii tiie years and kept up contact with one of the girls, the present Mrs.' (ierda Hoosen-Saehnans. Recently, when Davis re- turned with other members of Ihe I'.S. .seventh aimored divi- siun to retrace the unit's World v.ar II route, he and his six fe- male friends v.ere reunited at (ierda's home and posed for a 'companion picture to the old 'snapshot, identical except for .the passage of time. Professor Probes Trade Among Prehistoric Men U.'BBOCK. Texas (IT1; Commerce between man may have been almost as fo'nmo.'i i' is tiKlav untune most nations taking into ac- count the different according to a Texas Tech uni- versity professor. Dr. William Mayer-Oakcs. who heads Texas Tech's de- partment 01 ariiiu'opoiogy. has located three new locations of obsidian volcanic glass which lie says may prove how extensively man was involved in early commerce. "Prehistoric man used .stone and left evidence of his way of life in the stone tools he fash- Mayer-Oakes said. "In Ecuador, and elsewhere, he had a thriving industry which used obsidian to make dart or [spear tips and other tools." Obsidian is a lustrous ma- U-IK.I foimcd by Hit quick ing of molten lava from erupt-: ing volcanos. During a recent .Mayer-Oakcs located three new field.-: of obsidian. "Obsidian really is important in tracing the routes of pre- historic man because if you can find the exact location of certain uijsidian, you know that man had to carry it from that location to other locations where it lias been found. Know- ing when: it originated could help trace trade routes of ear- ly man." Last Hide Woodrow Wilson, in IDK1, was Hie last President to ride to his inauguration ceremony in a horse-drawn carriage. The Cedar Kapids Gazette: Sun.. July 14, 1974 Maddox Claims Black Support in Election ATLANTA (L'PIi Lester Maddox, still holding onto his in fin era of integration, is running for a second term as governor and he claims growing black support will help him win. .Maddox, in his fourth term as lieutenant governor of a state mat position ivjlus mous legislative power, is quick !to point out that when he says i "segregationist" he means "one who lo'.e.s his own race." And he says, black-; iiiider.-'land. "I believe most blacks and whites alike want to preserve iheir race, and tiiat's what f said." Maddux said. "I love all people. And what blacks are saying to me is, 'you did more for us than all the other governors combined.' SMtffJEfTOFF'S acres of everything for the home TRADITIONAL AMERICAN It was the look when America was young... It's the look as she approaches her 200th birthday! Traditional American furniture is honestly beautiful. Its designs were created to fill the genuine need of the busy early families who made America great. Each piece was lovingly fashioned from woods of the pines, oaks, birches, and maples that grew abundantly, tall, straight, and true in America's forests. At first tools were scarce and time precious, so the earliest pieces were simple and rustic. These pieces, adapted by today's talented designers, are called "Early Millions love its simple dignity and sturdy strength. Get Your Home Into the Spirit of '76 with Traditional American Furniture. As our 200th Birthday Comes Closer and Closer, it Promises to be More and More THE Look. Square Later, as furniture from England and Europe arrived, the more accomplished craftsmen began to adapt from these, details they admired. Finishes became smooth and deep. Upholsteries took on delicacy and charm. 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Regular -pc Colonial Dinette EKROEHLER CITATION CHAIRS 3.KROEHLER COLONIAL SOFA UPHOLSTERED IN HERCULON Colonial's "disormingly warm" personality is never more evident than in this 72" (.awson arm sofa. You'll treasure this quaint beauty wilh its half-moon back, pleated skirl and protective arm cops. And you'll lavs wear you'll receive from Herculon upliolstery. The perfect Colonial sofa 10 right for your horns S119 Regular 4. KROEHLER CAPE COD COLONIAL SOFA IN YOUR CHOICE OF HERCULON UPHOLSTERIES You get your money's worth of beauty, comfort and durability when you chooin Cape Cod by Kroehler. li'i furniture that li honetlly beautiful and with honest quality and workmanship built-in. Thli 3-cushion version hai a tight, pillow back, tubdued wing arm nnd pleated skirt. And you can choose from 3 Herculon fabrici. All ihit and the price Ii right too. Regular C.oloninl Furniture was Designed to Warm the. Heart, To Serve, nnd To Satisfy No Wonder Its Popularity lias Endured for 200 Years! At Smulekoff't, we havo it in There's lots of choice here. Living roams, dining roomi, bedrooms, and specialty pieces. All worth sheer magic in creating tha traditionally American atmosphere lhaf 'was happily "home" for our ancestors. Choose now. Put your roots In the past and live beautifully In your future. 5. CHARMING 5-PC. COLONIAL DINETTE 'The 30" x 48" oval table {with heat and stainproof top) is hospitality personified. And you'll find the four hand-hold Male's chairs staunch, but comfortable, for they wete designed to encourage your guests to linger over coffee. This finish suite on hardwoods provides an atomosphere your guests will long remember. Moke it a part of your home this Regular 6. KROEHLER WING-STYLE LOUNGE CHAIR S129 Basic comfort and Kroehler Colonial styling combine to give the look and feel of Traditional American in a lounge chair. 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