Publication name: Citizen Times
Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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Citizen-Times (Newspaper) - October 18, 1967, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
M 5> f .8? DOES NCI CIRCULATE DOES NCT CIRCULATE CITIZEN TIMES CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA VOLUME SIX, NUMBER 33 Per Year Du'nbaihV. Ill Ui Cedar Street NW. lOc Per Copy ChucMslChirps By Editor Ghuck Dunham SUPPOSE ypu-all think there's .nothing- much to editing a paper but clowning around and collecting Bohemian jokes. It must have been a real sdlty story last week that caused one subscriber to the another to visit the office1 arid suggest the jokes this week be Duth or the Italains. "Nationality" storeis are the sarrie all over. Up in Minnesota we. used to tell thb same yarns, 'cept the butt for the joke was the poor Swede. In Boston it's the Irish, and by the steel mills, it's the Poles. I'd just as soon tell stories about Negroes and Jews, but they'd haul me before.the Human Rights Commission The only fellow :dpn't tell jokes about is the native- born white Protestant, who is apparently to blame for everybody else's troubles. It was good to find reader mad enough to cancel a subscripiion We ve putting out thousands of papers week .after week, and if nobody s hopping mad Ihe content we might ust as well send around a hearse for the Whoel lot of yoii. A bewjldenng number are running for mayor and safely commissioner The best hint we can pass1 alonj, on, weeding them out isl this If they really want the job they II have their ads in the paper (we inside) If r they justjpMt- ting up their names for publicity and a free ride (hey probably won't bother to advertise there are some Veil qualified and interesting candidates for some are just interesting Know why it'takes four Bohemians to change a light bulb? One to hold the bulb, and three lo lurn the ladder. And (hen there's Ihe story of the Bohemian who went to the lumber yard and asked for a four-by-two. "You mean, sr cor- rected the yard man. "No, I want a four-by- insisted the customer.- "All-right .then, how long do you want the ,-yard man asked, "For quite a while; I'm. gonna put it in my the Bohemian explained. Know the shortest book in the world? Bohemian Who's Who, There's quite a ferment brewing over wild marijuana growing along Iowa roadsides. Sec- retary of Agriculture L. B. has pro- kaimed it a noxious weed t obedestroyed, and some spoilsport claims it's npl really, good quality "pot" anyhow Too baJ the Iowa legislature isn't They'd legalize the stuff and put a tax oh it. Our headline-writer why' we don't use PELLICANS to refer to residents of Pella, rather than PELLANS. Good idea A very queer bird is die Pellican. j His beak holds more than his belly-can. I don't kno whow the hellicanl Beware of fancy names "given to common Uems En the store. Merchandisers have found But that furnitur6 and clothes with French names can be sold for much more than "duds" and "house furnishings." Edgar Kurt of Mt, Mercy College adds "You're right about DECOR but look out for CABINETRY and CIRCUIT- RY, too." KITH-AND KIN? Ellys Greene said he spent the other evening with kith 'n kin. He said he asked the girl il he could "kith" her, and she says "you kin." FROM DES MOINES' HIGHLAND PARK NWS We have death traps on the freeway, And weird curbstones clog our streets, We also have so many thieves, That ladies' purses, run in heats. And there has been so much renewal, That we have but little urban. We're just so bestowed with progress, That f find it most disturbing -Bob Boiler, 1710 Uth St. Firemen's Ball Nov. 6 Firemen's Ball will be November 6 at Armar ballroom ,to the music of Jan Garbcr. West Bertram Volunteer Fire Dept. with Don Kettelsen Orchestra on Nov. 24, 1967 at the Royale Ballroom, Fairfax. Profit to the fire department equipment. All the Can Drink! ORANGE JUICE SUPPLIES SAYS SCHOOL LUNCH "AH the orange kids' can drink now available td all lofya school public and (he announce- ment this week by E EMJowan, chief of 'the School Lunch Section of of Pub .ic Instruction To date 1 540 buildings and 218 'S 2 21ff public schoo on public schools using this government donated orange juice Cowan .emphasized'. that' Ihis frozen orange juice is available upon request to al' schools whether or not they are parlicipatin] in'tr school lunch, School or schoo milk program, Schools pay only 'a; nominal Iransportatio: harge from a warehouse'injlowa to the school The orange juice may be served for mid morning or mid-afternoon; "breaks" or may be made available to school athletes.after practtc sessions. In fact, it may be served any tim during the school day. It may be served lo needy children just before they go home after school. Cowan told of one school .in northwest Iowa where each teacher is donating one dollar per lonth to pay for the paper cups used in serv- ing needy children, and members of a local union donate their time lo come in daily to serve the juice. In some participating kindergartens, Cowan said, the orange juice is served as the sters' arrive; iri others it is served, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18, J9S7 To Observe Oct. 29 as Reformation Sundayr LUTHERANS AROUND .THE WORLD OBSERVE 430th ANNIVERSARY Lutherans around the world are observing the 50lh anniversary of the Protestant Reformation his yeur. The climax of the observance in tho Cedar Rapids-Jowa City area will be reached ,unday, Oct. 29, Reformation Day, with a Re- ormatibn Rally at Ihe Veterans Memorial ColEr seutn in Cedar Rapids The featured speaker wil Ibe Ihe Rev: Hfr mcr Larson, pas lor of Nazare'h .Lutheran Church in Cedar Falls and' pastor of the ''Christian Crusaders' radio program about lOQi members i.lfoni ;hcran congregations will presenj Una Sanc- a 'cantata by Paul J Christiansen of Con cbrdia College, Moorheart, MinhV The director is Torrence Music Consultant, to the Ce dar- Rapids Public School system Anderson will' The soloist is H. Johann is Harry Christiansen. Dave Shay will 'be" the nar- rator. Thirty-six Lutheran congregations in a three-county area will iake part in the rally. The congregations are members of the three largest Lutheran bodies in the United Slates: The American Lutheran Church, Lutheran Church in America, and Lutheran Church- Missouri Synod. A 30-mlnule'documentary film, "The World of Martin will be broadcast by KCRG-TV at p.m., Sunday, Oct. 22. The film na'rra tor is Dr. Oswald C. J. the'" speaker on "The Lulhe an Hour radio program And at p.m Sunday Get 29 WMT ra- dio will broadcast the "Cantata" of New' Life, composed for the Reformation Anniversary NEVTGJTBILL MILITARY VETERANS AT AREA TEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE Sixty-one military veterans are currently eri i Primary Tuesday To Narrow Field rolled mifulltime educational at Area Cechr Rapids will hold a primary election Tuesday, Oct. 24, lo narrow the list of'candi- date for Mayor, Safely Commissioner, and Mu- nicipal Judge. FOR MAYOR JUDITH AHRENS 'Clean nir, courtesy in City Ha Shake for Properly Owners make canddale Judiih Ahrens' "new look fur Cedar and Fair up mayor VAUDE FELLWOCK Vaude 58, avc. SW, res- ident 53 years. Education: High school graduate, plus some training schools while a member of the Police Department. Experience in City.Affairs: 20 years, 7 months 20 years us i administrator. HUGH W. LANDA Hugh W. Undo, 39, 1610-11th nvc. SW, resi- dent of Cedar Rapids, G years. TI. i Education: Williamsbnrg High School, one The 28-year-old.Lynnville native lives at 2045 year at University of Iowa, one year at Area Beyer with her husband, Dave, nnd two chil- Dave is nn engineer with Iowa Electric drcn here. 'I think it is lime we had someone to repre sent the people and help; their needs rather than !0 College, Formanship Conference. Experience in City Affairs: 5J years with the Traffic Engineering Department of tlic Depart- ment of Public Safety. Four years in planning, surveys, drafting of traffic controls. concentrating on special interest says Advisory work with other IjrnnchCo Judy and adds "There is a restlessness among and also construction and utility the citizens to have representation that really cares about their needs Behind Judy's hid for the top job in Cedar' Rapids is long experience campaigning for Democrats. .She worked on the Lawrence Scu- lise for attorney general campaign. Pert Judy, always on the. run, notes there are more than 100 women mayors', in cities over 10.0DQ. FRANK A.'-BOSH Frank A.-Bosh, st.' NW. resi- dent of Cedar Rapid 27 year 'Fducation BA degree Coe College 1047 .Experience in City Afair Completing third a Commi loner of Public Safety to ecomfterm on Executive Board 06 ol lowaJMiinicrpilrtics' Mernber of Ex, ecutivo Boardjn Cedar f Rap ds Youth Council Member Executive Area Coun of the city companies. Have also worked with the city parking lots. CARL B. NEWELL Carl B. Newell, 1G3D Idlti st. NW, resi- dent of Cedar Rapids six years. Education: EdtiyvillG High Scili Experience in City Affairs: Hal had personal contact with needs of citizens Cedar Rapids, as prnfesional auctioneer six years Ten Community Colleget These students are re- educational benefits' under the recen This law was approved by the President on .March; 3, 1966, It assis tance for.veteran's activ duty with the armed forces1 since cJI.IBoy, Scouts of America 1955. j 'Thirty-four veterans are, Ihe Arts and Other, areas of munily college with military-veterans in'attend- ance: include: nology Mechanical Draftsman _____ 1st, Data Processing, Mechanical Tcchi nology Further information-'concerning benefits ad- young- 1 mid- morning. A similar procedure is followed for afternoon kindergarten classes.' School superintendents or or- der up to a year> supply if Ihey Attention Ducks arid Quail: Oct. 21 BOOM BOOM, DES quail and ing seasons both open Oct. 21. The quail season continues through January 28 with shooting hours from 8 a.m, to p.m. The daily bag limit is eight _birds with 16 possession. The higher population of quail will be found in southern Iowa where patches of brush and weeds adjoin grai n fields. The duck season is October 21 through Nov- ember 29 with shooting hours from one-half hour before sunrise lo sunset each day. The bag limit is four daily and may include no more than two mallards, one wood duck and one canvasback. Five mergansers, including no more than one hooded merganser, may be taken daily in addition to the bag oE other ducks. Possession limit is double the daily bag in all cases except on canvasbacks. The season nnd shooting hours for .coot are the same as for ducks. The daily bag limit on coots is ten with 20 in possession. Collins Strike Continues About workers of Collins Radio remain on strike Ihis week, with no sign of settlement near. Women s.trikers man the picket lines by oay, and the men at night. UNITED SERVICE AGENCY TO MEET The board of directors of United Community Service will meet October 25 at p.m. Ihe YMCA. Besidse operating the "United Good Neighbor" fund drive, the board conducts sev- eral projects for the federal "wur on Veterans Day Dance Nov. 9, 1967 with Leonard Reyman Orchestra, Fairfax, la. Royale Ballroom, All profits given to patients at the Veterans' Hospital, Iowa City. ministered by the Veterans Administration may be obtained by writing or visiting the Veterans Administration, Regional Offices, in Des Moines. Trial Begins Oct. 23 In liogiis Money Case Two Cedar Rapids men arc due'lo stand trial on counterfeiting charges in .federal court here October 23. Defendants ere 3. W. (Lee) Grant and Lee, JJ Ge'arhart i y f They were arrested in Waterloo September 2 with about of bogus :money. Grant ad- mits printing the'money at the former'print shop of .the. CITIZFN TIMES but insists the scheme was concocted to expose a counterfeit 'ng money ring: Anawalt Sworn In As C. R. Postmaster Walter C. Anawalt, who has been in charge of the Cedar Rapids post office since the death of E. R. Pelro, became Ihe city's 17th postmas- ter this week. The appiontmcnt came from President Johnson, and he was sworn in Octo- ber 20 by postar inspector E. B, Carleton. Anawnlt, 59, is a native of the Blakcsburg area, and has been assistant postmaster for, 19 years. Coin Show Oct. 29 There will be ar coin show in Grinnell Oct. 23. Two gold pieces will be given away at the event sponsored by the Grinnell Coin Club. i Displays of coins and currency will be judged and awards given. Dealers will also exhibit coins for sale or trade. Paper Office Moved The CITIZEN-TIMES has a new home-Ill 1st. St. NW., and office equipment and phone (385-6078) have been located at that address. I rt DONN LUCKEN Donrt Lucken 35 425 Lewcllen drive foW Experience in City Affair 'Identified- witlu icity.of contact acquired through I vlng hert 11 being in bu me urarice nd ecurihcs agent pro idem of Cedar Rapid Mult pie Lt t ing Service and Homcfinders Really, Inc. JESS W. MARTIN Jess Martin, 4J, 3-15-30lh st. dr. SE, resi- dent of Cedar Rapids 41 years. Education: Left school as a junior, enlisted in Ihe Navy December 8, 1M1. Experience in City Affairs: Active in the Jay- cees for four years. Chairman of the.Swimming Pool Committee. In sales work? 10 years. Op Mn.rlin Roofing Co. since 1959. SAFETY COMMISSIONER O E 0. E. ANDERSEN Andersen, jr., 45, resident of Cedar Rapids .5 years Ixpenence in City Posf commander it Him ford post [lie American Legion Deputy Bailiff of municipal court.five years i WALW E. BERGER Waldo'-E. Berger, 45, M07-6th ave. SE, resi- dent of Cedar Rapids 45 years. Education: Jackson Elementary School, Ce- llar 'Rapids; McKinley Junior and Senior High School; Carthage College, Carthage, III., B.A. Attended Northwestern University Ivvo quarters vhile in Marine Corps. Experience in Cily Affairs: Appointed lo Cc- Jar Rapids School Board Dec. 12, 1962. Elected 'o one year term 1563; elected lo three year 1964, elected to three year term 1967. Cur- rently on Board and serving as chairman of the Suilding and Grounds committee and also chair- nan of sites committee. Has served on various tommitlees of the Chamber of Commerce and mi currently on the Education For- ?ign Visitors committee, Joinl Conference board, City Open Spaces commillee, Area Open Spaces committee, Youth Council. Elected to fowa Syn- od Executive Board of (he fowa Synod of the Butheran Church of America. Elected to Ihe Board of Trustees of Carthage Kcno- iHa, Wise. ,as a membor-af-large.' I Service: years as :enlisicd man in the Marine Corps, discharged as sergeant. JAMES P. DOLAN James P. Dolan, 41, 159 Wesley drive NW, res- ident in Cedar Rapids 41 years. Education: Gra'duale of St. Patricks High School. Attended Coe College ARTHUR D. PENNINGTON Arthur D. Pcnnington, 44, 922-5th st. SE, resi- dent 15 yaers. Education: Langslon High School, Hot Springs, Ark. Experience in Cily Affairs: Ten years active interest in city politics. VERNE O. PHELPS Verne 0. Phelps, 61, 210-19lh st. NE, resi- dent of Cedar Rapids 15 years. Education: Graduated from Central City High School, attended Cornell and low.7 Stale Col- lege. Experience in City Affairs: Central City may- or most of years 1318-64. During that time, had part in developing n Fire Department and Am- bulance Service nml'initiated practice of plac- ing idle municipal funds to drnw interest. Past President of East Central Iowa Peace Officers Ass'n., member of Iowa League of lies Legislative committee. Vice chairman of Linn County Civil Defense Unit. Consumer Foods Inspector, August IOCS to January, 1907, for Cednr Rapids area. JOHN B. OBERTHII. John D. Oberthicn, 46, 164 AVeslview drb NW, resident of Cedar Rapids 28 years Education Blair town High vSchool St Qlaf Norlhlicld Minn ,U Alhen Ga CHARLES G. SCHMITT Charles G. Schmitt, 32, 1603 J avc. NE, resi- dent of Cedar Rapids 12 years. Education: High School graduate. Exper LHCO in Cily Afla r Nine year mem UCr rue peparlment Coe College Cco'ar Rapid 4800] I hodr iJr Civil Engineering, Mttingc lient Course COP Trail o Tngl I Bdpd i ye leal on' Schooled FRANK WILK1E 65 ndcrihiatU o( VVi con in rxnencrice in C ty Alh r ft yoars in City of Cedar Rap ds, Eng ncenni 5? year Director of Public World One- year Jo' a Stnte khway Comrni ion CoA truction II pec ton One year U S Con traction Engineer Three jear Ilowgrd R preen Con Tngu ecr ng Con I In p 515 'FoVe I drive sg V? V d 'it ears T j it n Chicago i 11 sfnool An I Lew In titute of XI e id Lily Affairs Six year 5afclv fvc year U S, Governmcnt'Dcpl1 m nnger Scnrlc li of Afir c llure il Tic clo Or 50 are to i per on Ihe t ct nn 1 courtesy you need Confesses Murder (From 1875 Newspaper files.) HE CLOCK was just striking nine in the qvenmg ,wheri he knpckecl the clqpr and sanl in word wanted to see me.C'l went out and he shook hands with me and' asked, if folks were When I had replied that such was the out with: ''m visiting-'this .city..is to ftoW corn remedy. lAsia, 'Africa ;and; he Holy Land f and everywhere Eljc most flat- He got that much otil before I could stop Sim. Then f laid my hand on his shoulder and whispered coldly in his left car: "Mister man! if you have any desire to live (o sec your family grow up you won't be seven seconds getting out of Ihis He wasn't, but Ihe next morning, just as I was ready lo go out, he called again- He didn't seem to have any fear in his nature, for as soon as I appeared he reached out his hand and inquired: "May f hope that your family are "Yes, blnmc you. you can hope that they are in the Rhine, if you want tot" f replied. "My dear sir, allow me to call your atten- tion to my newly-invented salve for removing j he wenl on. "I can show you certif- icates from QucCn Victoria, Abraham Governor Kirkwood, j I .slopped him there. Tapping him on (he shoulder, I ashed Mm if he didn't know that he was standing over a powder on the brink of a yawning the vergft of death? He seemed a litlle paler as he walked away, and I thought he would not return. 1 had for-; words (o his family, gollcn all aboul him by evening, when he called I sometimes wish in (Wo blocks of the House again, but'he' was; a i Yes, he was. Ho was lirtck there next day, nnd the next, and Ihe next, and finally I told him lo come around into the back yard and I would take ten gross of his remcily. "I knew you wanted 111" ho exclaimed, but bis cheerfulness soon cut short. I Qot him around behind the shanty. ,Wc were alone together, [t was late and dark. I had ev- fixed, nnd he didn't suffer much. As sco-j as he found out (hat he was to die he tried to tofien my 'heart 'by telling me Ihai he had fourteen wives and a fund of children; but I wouldn't have spared him then for a house and lot in Chicago. He fell where he died, Ffe gasped out a few broken but whether they were a request to bury him in the garden, or some farewell do not knov I had spared _____; _ _. tiienfs. Seeks Re-election Donald J. Canney, 37, 5470 Plaiiwiew drive NW, resident of Cedar Rapids 13 years. Education: Bachelor of Science degree, Civil Engineering, State University of Iowa. Regis lered Civil Engineer, State of Iowa. Experience in City Affairs: One year Enei- l -J -f .......o-'- Jn''