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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - April 13, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa (the Ct £ chit* l\ttpir(£ —Gazette Photo by Duane CrockAmateur Art Critic Napping While Waiting Mrs. Joseph Prado, 1390 H avenue NE, examines with non-committal eye a painting on display at the region VII show for amateur Iowa artists The show started Friday and ended this noon at Mt. Mercy college. Nonprofessional artists, 21 and above, were eligible to enter examples of their painting, drawing, printmaking, pottery, sculpture, wood and glass craft in Visitors in Mercy hospital’s lobby were alternately misty eyed, smiling, and glancing tho show. Mrs Prado is executive housekeeper at MI Mercy The artist is wj(h    ,    „    slx.wwk.()|d    Barrett    Nissen    and    his    IK-year-old    father.    Dallas,    of    Clinton Ruth Ann Volesky, 2442 Kilimanjaro drive NE Nissen's wife was upstairs visiting his mother. Velma Nissen, 12H Miller avenue SU a surgical patient It was Barrett’s nap time and the baby’s father succumbed as wellOh, Well Irate residents of a neighborhood near the University of Illinois Chicago Circle campus hired a bricklayer and had him erect a four-foot-high concrete block wall around a student’s car which had been parked in a backyard for the last two weeks. Residents have tried for years to stop students from parking in alleys and other open places The bricklayer charged $410. Chicago police knocked down the wall, only to find that the car , , ,    ,    ,    —AP    Wirephoto had been stolen from a suburban auto dealer last month You Saw You Saw Boosting the Easter spirit on an Omaha downtown street Friday were youngsters Linda Stuart and Laura leonard, dressed as Mr and Mrs Bunny The happy hares darned around, shook hands with children, and conducted their own Faster paradeit Was This Big Staeie Alexander, ll, indicates the size of the fish that bit her on the left foot at Bakers Haulover beach, Miami Beach Fish went into a feeding frenzy and forced the closing of the beach when they began biting swimmers. PPS? awat? UPI Telephoto BMI mm ^ ss m Gazette Photo by Tom MerrymanHide for i'rippled i'hildrvn Pony Express Riders of Iowa, on a ride Ut raise money for the Easter Seal Society of Iowa, bedded down their horses on the Kirkwood Community college campus Friday night. Shown leading their animals into the barn are John Kirst, Clinton, chairman for the fifth district ride, and Pete Walling, co-chairman, also of Clinton. Slogan of the organization is “We ride . . . that crippled children can walk.’’ ;

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