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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - August 29, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Than., Aig. 21, 1SI4 People Think Concern Doesn't Extend to Volunteerism Puppet Party Puppets. puppets, puppets' There are sn many ways in make anil use them, and never cease to fun and ev ritiiiK. Here are some puppet friends you enjoy makiiiK. A wondeti spoon can seem In come alive when you transform il into a puppet. Simply draw or paint a face on the round hack part of the spoon, usinu crayon, felt-tipped markers or paints. Add some hair made of yarn, string, or steel wool and maybe top it with a paper or i-Inth hat. Fasten a handkerchief, scrap of cloth, nr piece of crepe paper around the neck of the spoon with .1 rubber hand. And your new wooden spoon puppet is ready to per- form fur vim. i loth See how your thumb anil middle finder become the pup- pel's arms if you hold down your riiiK and little tinners. A stnnj; or rubber band artmnil the handkerchief at your wrist will help keep in Try a paper cup puppet. .lust decorate it as you wish. Cover your hand with a handkerchief or other light cloth and set the decorated cup on your middle three finders. Again, use your thumb and little finger for the arms. Can you find a cardboard mailing tube or the heavy- paper cure from a roll of paper toweling? If so, you have the hasic material for a fun-to- make puppet. Using scraps of paper, put a face and costume on the tube. Arms can he made separately from wooden ice cream spoons or cut from cardboard. Attach them with glue. Fasten a stick to the back of the lube to help hold your puppet, and then make him perform for you and your friends. Stages aren't necessary for puppet performances, lint if you wish to have line then' an1 a number ul (Intercut kinds vim can easily make. You can cut two holes in a top and put your puppelx through the holes to work them Or try making a simple from a cardboard 1'laee it on a desk or lahle Add seenery. too. lo your pup- pet plays more detail. You ean use bit; sheets uf paper or even an old cloth shed it up or have two friends hold il while the players stiuip behind the screen lo work the ahove. A chair turned backwards makes a KIIDI! staye. Place yourself on the seal, crouch hehind the chair's hack and make the puppets appear aliove and over the hack. Or you can he your own staye by one of your arms with scarf. Hide the arm that olds the puppet behind the carf so that just the puppet ppoars above. Puppets just never {jrciw old. hey are wonderful ways to iiow your ideas, feelings, and reative and artistic talents. By rov'h A recent survey indicates young people are concerned with ecology and other currcni problems, yet the vast majority of liiose polled (in not participate in any form of volunteer work The greater number of the 42S college and high school students (jueried were con- cerned with air pollution: the next largest group, with the preservation of natural resources, followed by the need lor purification of rivers and streams; preserving tin- earth's wilderness areas, and last, problems of sludge in our oceans. Vuluultf r Work Despite those concerns. HH percent said they do not du any volunteer work Some of those who du explained the kind of work they are involved in "I do volunteer work in a hospital emergency room and I also do some says Vegetable nr fruit puppets are easy lo construct, loo. Make (he head out of an apple, sweel potato or ordinary pota- to. Carve a hole so lhal it will sil on your finger. Decorate it with paper, fabric, yarn, but- tons, feathers, beads or foods such as small marshmallows and raisins. These can easily be attached with straight pins or heavy glue. Cover your hand with a handkerchief and then place the puppet head on your pointer finger, right over the GAZETTE TELEPHONE NUMBERS For News, Sports, Bookkeeping, Genefol Inlor motion ond Offices Not Listed Below Coll............................398-8211 Circulation-Subscription Dept.......398-8333 Mon. Ihru Sol. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays Until 12 Noon Holidays I] a.m. to 7 p.m. Want Ads 398-8234 Mon. thcu Fii. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday until 12 Noon Display Advertising..............398-822! B a.m. to 5 p.m. Marion Otlice ..............398-843t Ken Harris. 21. Yuunnstown. Ohio "I am a camp counselor at a Cerebral 1'alsy center." said Don Wasserrnan, 19, of Nutley, N.I. "1 work m a recycling censor on says Hot) Mil- lord, Tl, of State College, I'a "I worked on a daily basis with the mentally says Camille Kuosto. 17, of Ntitlcv N.I "1 work in an old (oiks' says Sandy liarthe, 15, of Melaine. l.a. "1 do volunteer work in a local day care center; I lake care of the children of working says .lane I'ittman, 111. of Chicago 'Inly 27 percr-n! said they would be interested in joining the Peace Corps or some similar organizations Those who were not interest- ed in joining an organization had this lo say: "Kven though 1 think what they do is good, I don't think I am cut out for that sort of says Mark Saaks. 17, of Metairie, La. "It wouldn't interest me tiecausc they are loo regiment- ed, like the military. Besides, I don't believe in long commit- says Sal Calderome. of Youngstnwn. Ohio. Thirty-three percent said they have demonstrated for a cause. Most of those were males and college students from the Northeast. Summer Jobs Shrink State Unemployment DES MOINES The success of many workers who found summer jobs shrank the Iowa unemployment rate to 3.2 percent in July, the Iowa employment security commis- sion said Tuesday. The figure was percent below June's 34 percent, but was slightly over the July rate of 1973, 31 percent Unemployment declined in July to from the June jobless count of lowans, but was workers above the July, 1973, figure of "Residentially counted employment in Iowa totaled during the current the commission said, "compared to in June and in July !973." capitalize on your at savings loan assn. Hill. Deposit ReqmU RATES PAID ON SAVINGS Pi) Piutot None Istio Passtool 90 Days m Certificates 4 Years A SUBSTANTIAL PENALTY IS REQUIRED FOR EARLY WITHDRAWAL OF CERTIFICATES. All interest is paid quarterly. Monthly income checks available on all certificates. All accounts insured up to by FSLIC. 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