Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - August 21, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Trail To Be Dedicated
Indian (’reek Nature ('enter's first official foot trail will be dedicated on the Nature Center site Sunday.
Opening of half-mile-long “Discovery trail" will allow center members and the general public to enjoy hiking and learning in th** out-of-doors.
“Discovery trail departs from the traditional self-guid mg interpretive trail because the layman can get more involved with the natural world than inst reading about it," said Center Director Curtis I) Abdoueh “Instead of inst assigned stops along the route which could tie discussed in a printed guidebook, the booklet has designed mim-aetivities which can be performed by hikers,
Patrol Drives Speed Reminder
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (API -A California highway patrol car, red light flashing, weaves from lane to lane in the rush hour freeway traffic carrying a big sign reading, “It s 55.”
At one- or two-minute intervals, the lead patrol car is followed by 4 others flashing the same red lights and messages Units with public address horns make verbal warnings.
The patrol said the reason for the two-week experiment in the Los Angeles area is because officers have noted that motorists are generally disregarding the 55 mile an hour speed limit and returning to the 85 mph speed of preenergy crisis days “It’s what you would call instant compliance," said spokesman Lt. Bob Kovach in evaluating motorist reaction after the program began Monday. He said the only major violator so far was a motorcyclist who whizzed by on the freeway shoulder going about SO mph
ON THIS DATE in 1040, Communist revolutionary Leon Trotsky died of wounds inflicted by an assassin in Mexico City.
therefore making the hike a more meaningful experience Some of the 14 stops, then, are teaching stations."
The loop trail originates near the large barn, meanders through woods and openings, then drops to the flood plain where the confluence of Indian creek and th** Cedar river can be viewed The trail then swings back along the east bank of Indian creek and terminates at the barn Both natural features and man-made changes on the landscape will be interpreted.
The trail’s opening will occur in two phases from 2 - 3:30 p rn for members only and from 3:30 - 5 p m for the general public.
There will be no charge for Sunday's event However, non-
Nomination papers will be available Friday for the first election of members of the seven-member Fast Central Regional Library System board of trustees.
ECKL officials said Wednesday the nomination papers can be picked up at the auditor’s office in each of the IO counties, or can be obtained by writing the Fast Central Regional Library, 1500 Second avenue SF.
Nomination papers, with signatures of 25 qualified voters in the district, must be returned by Sept. 12 to appear on the November ballot.
The library system was set up last year by the legislature and the first seven trustees were appointed by the governor to serve until this year’s election. The new trustees will take office Jan. 1.
The districts in the Fast Central Regional Library System and th** current trustees are:
Iowa, Johnson and Cedar counties: Thomas Summy of Iowa City and Mrs. Rosalie Shroeder of Marengo Summy is chairman of the board
Linn and Jones counties:
members will be expected to pay a 50-cent us** fee for adults and a 25-rent use fee for children under 12 years of age for trail hiking thereafter The trail will be open to members free of charge.
The trail may be used by visitors during regular weekend hours of operation soon to be announced Discovery trail will be open to individuals, families and groups
Suggested parking for the trail dedication may be either along Otis or Bertram roads in extreme southeast Cedar Rapids or the Sac and Fox trail parking lot Visitors who park at the Sac and Fox parking lot will be expected to hike the short distance to thi* Nature Center site at the corner of Otis and Bertram roads
Mrs Dean Beer, Mrs. Paul Stewart and Dr John Wilkinson, all of Cedar Rapids
Jackson and Clinton counties: John Manspeaker of I* rest on
Tama. Benton and Poweshiek counties: Mrs Walter Kollmorgen of Belle Plaine.
The Fast Central is one of seven regional systems in the state set up by the general assembly “for the purpose of providing supportive library services to existing public libraries and to individuals with no other access to public library service.”
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Coe Graduates 44;
Second Nurse Class
Jean Danskin, left of 432 West Post road NW, was the top clinician in the new respiratory therapy program this year at Kirkwood Community college, and Sally Lamb, 3111 Sixth street SW, was the top academician in the class. They were among recipients of awards at a recognition night program Monday night for their class — the first to complete training at Kirkwood. Much of the class' training was taken in Mercy and St. Luke’s hospitals in Cedar Rapids and University and VA hospitals in Iowa City.
Kirkwood Graduation Set
The first products of four new vocational-technical programs at Kirkwood Community college will be included in the summer graduating class.
Summer commencement will be Saturday at 9:30 a rn in Memorial coliseum Iowa Gov. Robert Ray will give the commencement address.
Among 410 candidates for
graduation will be the first students to complete training in operating room technician, agricultural building services, insurance secretary and respiratory therapy programs. The programs were all added to the Kirkwood curriculum during th** last two years.
The college graduated 585 persons in June The August class includes those who
completed studies during th** summer
Ira Larson, assistant Kirkwood superintendent, will serve as master of ceremonies. Morris Allen of Marion, a retiring member of the Kirkwood board of directors, will make welcoming remarks.
Dr Selby Ballantyne, Kirkwood superintendent, will confer degrees and present diplomas and certificates
Soviet Commercial Exhibition
Improves Mexican Relations
Forty-four seniors, including the second class to lie awarded the bachelor of science in nursing degree, were graduated Friday in formal ceremonies at Coe college ll was the college’s sixth annual August commencement
Fight graduates received special honors, including Kathleen Arm Thompson, Wilton, Conn , who was graduated magfia cum laude (with great honor) in economics
The seven who received cum ! laude (with honor) distinction were Rose M Baleja, Chicago; Lesley Margaret Dean, Pisca-| tawny, N. J ; Barbara Ann Dolan, Rutherford. N .J.; Amv i FRizabeth Johnson, St Paul, Martha Chambers Melton, Rutherford, N J.; Alfred Oth-mar Ruegg, Rudolfstetten,
I Switzerland, and Mary Kaye I Smith, Cedar Rapids
Coe President Leo L Nuss-I baum was th** commencement | speaker.
Kathleen Thompson, Wilton,
James Policy, Antioch, history; Steven Snell. Deerfield,
; religion; Gregory Pierce, Lake Bluff, psychology; Mark
Friefeld, South Holland, poli-j Heal science; John
Hollenhorst, Zion, sociology Iowa
From Cedar Rapids: David Balvanz, 5fil7 Gordon avenue NW, physical education; Michael Kane, 2731 Prairie drive NE, arts administration; John Krumbholz, 1818
HHeventh street SW, psychology; Wallace M est ad, 3840 Twelfth avenue SVN, philosophy and religion
Christine Waggoner, Central City, history; Jack Spore, Fairfax, physical education; Rosemary Wiese, F'ort Dodge, psychology
F’rom Marion: Thomas
Malowney, 915 West Ninth avenue, psychology; Mark Robertson, 910 South Eleventh street, speech; FL Ruth Smith, 940 Twenty-seventh street. English; Michael Svohoda, HOO Twelfth street, general science.
Claudia Davis, Overland Park, sociology'.
Daniel Ford, Rockville, sociology; F'arl Fisenhart, Westgate, political science.
Timothy Pletscher. New Brighton, Fmglish; Amy Johnson. St Paul, history; Suanne Skog. St. Paul, religion.
Williams, Westfield, philosophy.
Anne Patterson. Philadelphia, mathematics.
Alfred Ruegg, Rudolfstetten, history
The 13 women who received their nursing degrees are:
Martha C. Melton, Atlanta Illinois
Hose Marie Baleja, < Im ago; Deborah Engel, Chicago; Sharon Flynn, Chicago; Marjorie Lipinski, Oak Lawn.
Sharon Kasehmitter. 28(1 Alma drive NW Cedar Rapids, Kathleen Beadle, Dubuque; Shirley Dic'^ns, 2435 Twenty-fifth avenue, Marion; JoAnn Pud 11, Solon
Barbara F’legle. St Paul
Kathleen Chambers. Millville, Lesley Dean, Piscataway; Barbara Dolan. Rutherford
Honors projects by three of the class members were
Amy Johnson: The Hoover Relief Programs A Study in an American Tragedy (history)
Mary Smith Preliminary Observations on Behaviors in a Semi-natural Population of Black-tailed Prairie Dogs (biology)
Kathleen Thompson Afghanistan Case Study of an F’merging Nation (economics)
Son Discovers Mayor's Power
DEARBORN, Mich (AP) -While it may be a cliche to say you can’t fight city hall. John Jay Hubbard must know it’s true.
Two weeks ago, Hubbard, 39, resigned as city clerk in a clash with the mayor over the firing of an employe in the clerk’s office.
The mayor blocked the resignation by keeping the matter off the city council’s agenda
“He does carry a big stick," said Hubbard of the mayor who also happens to be his father, Orville. “Sometimes that's hard to swallow.”
But he added, “I think we've had a requiem W'e have new respect for each other.”
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MEXICO CITY (AP) - After five decades of roller coaster relations with Mexico, the Russians have opened a commercial exhibition here, complete with huge red tractors, Soviet-built ears and crew-cut specialists with thin ties.
President Luis Echevema inaugurated the exhibit, celebrating 50 years of Soviet-Mexican ties. and left with a handful of promises and an agreement to have I .OOO Soviet-designed tractors tilling Aztec soil within a couple of years.
None of the officials at the exhibit recalled the expulsion of five Soviet diplomats in 1971 in connection with guerilla activities in the country
The expulsion was the worst
crisis between the two nations since relations were broken in 1930 by President Emilio Fortes Gil, who claimed there were spies in the Soviet embassy.
The air apparently has finally cleared.
A Spaniard named Carmen, who lives in Russia, guides visitors through the intricate problem of consumer marketing in the Sov iet Union “Almost everyone has a televion,” she explained “As a matter of fact, the prices have been slashed in recent months to further expand the market,”
She draws a picture of sun-ftiled days, happy children and Communist achievements.
Everything at the exhibit shines. The tar doors shut
tight. Spectators are dwarfed by huge industrial machinery Cameras and microscopes are sealed in glass cases. In the center is a replica of the Lunakhov lunar transmission station
“We don’t need men on the mooon,” a Soviet official says. “Our achievements are in machine technology.”
On nearly every horizontal surface are stalks of literature. slick magazines and leaflets.
One official. weaving through thi* displays, said, “Our purpose is not to exploit That’s why we don’t have factories here. We offer excellent terms at very low interest to help developing countries ”
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Connie Spor, Excelsior Springs, biology and general science; Kenneth Flappan, Kansas City, sociology; John Roppolo, St Charles, religion, philosophy and sociology.
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