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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - December 1, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 4A The Cedar Rapids Gazette: San., Dec. i. 1!I74 Jazz Concert Tuesday Two instrumental music groups from Washington high school will be featured in a jazz concert Tuesday at 7 30 p m in the Washington auditorium Contemporary jazz, jazz-rock and swing selections arranged for the modern big bands of Woody Herman and Buddy Rich will be included on the program Appearing will he the “Revolutionists'' .la/z Band I arid Washington Jazz Band II. The “Revolutionists" are the reigning state champions among high school jazz bands as a result of winning the sweepstake competition at the 1974 Drake university Jazz Spectacular. Soloists who will be featured include Tim Daugherty, piano, Dave (’rites, guitar; Bill I)a\is, alto saxophone, and :DeMar Southard, trumpet The jazz bands are directed by Dick Briekley. Admission sfor adults will be $1.25; for students. 75 cents I .....    _ ________ _ Mrs. [alone To Head Salvation Army Effort $ Brigadier Mrs. J. E La-Lone, a retired Salvation Army officer. Saturday was named to supervise the community clearing house activities for the Christmas assistance program in Cedar Rapids Major Eugene Adnex of the Salvation Army announced Saturday that “Christmas appeal’’ letters will go into the mail this week as a major part of the effort to raise $15.-000, the goal of this year's project. A total of $12,519 was contributed a year ago to finance a Christmas aid program which reached a total of 2.985 persons. It included food orders for 233 families, groceries for 76 elderly. Christmas gifts and other assistance to 309 families. In addition, the Salvation Army last year visited and presented Christmas remembrances to 926 individuals in nursing homes, hospitals and jails. “There are children, right here in our town, who won t have toys, a warm coat, a holi day dinner, unless you help. ' James Oetken. a member of the Salvation Army advisory board and chairman of the Christmas appeal, wrote in the letter going into the mail this weekend Individuals and organizations which know of families in need of help or who want to sponsor assistance for a family or families were invited to contact the Salvation Army, 364-9131. The Salvation Army for several years has served as the community clearing house with a two-fold purpose (I) To avoid duplication of effort by community groups and (2) To insure that every family which needs assistance receives it at Christmas Mrs LaLone and her husband, who also was a Salvation Army officer, served for several years as head of the corps in Cedar Rapids, before transfer to other locations. After retirement, they returned to Cedar Rapids and now live at 1314 K avenue NE Dear Genie Editor 's Note Dear Genie is prepared under the auspices of the Linn County Heritage society Questions should have an Iowa connection, must be kept to a SO word limit and clearly typed or printed They will be published on a space available basis. They should be sent directly to Dear Genie, P O Bom I 75, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 52406 Names and addresses must be included because readers who can help will send answers directly to the questioner. Dear Genie, Information wanted on Minnie Burkholtz and family who lived in Lohrville, Calhoun county, Iowa Known children John. Charles, Albert. Frank. Minnie and Lettie Their cousin says there were three more, names unknown Are any still alive? Mrs. Onalee Arnold. HR 3. Marion. Iowa , 52302. Need parents of Nancy Jane Lillie wha married Samuel Smith Guthrie in Cedar county, Iowa. on March 8. 1859. Nancy Jane is reported to have a sister who married a Reed (Reid) and went to California to live. Another sister is reported to have married a King and lived in Texas Mrs. N S Anderson. 1827 B street Iowa Citv, Iowa. 52249. Searching for descendants of James J Jarrad and Mary Benson who were from Alleghany county, N Y They left there in I MD-1850s for Jones county, Iowa, town of Wyoming. They also lived in Jo Daviess county, III , for awhile; then in 1850-1880s they lived in Chickasaw in Chickasaw county. Iowa, and both died there Children Grimes. Dorothy Jane. Dit-timus Benson Cecelia, David (Dock), Elizabeth. Edgar Loren, James J , and Allen Fish Jarrad. Mrs Bela Phelps, 230 Buckley road. San Luis Obispo, Calif , 93401 Desire information on the Watrail (was Malrod ') family tree Jacob Walrath married Mary Ann Steinhart (Stein-heart) in 1850 Was Jacob's father named George'* When and where was Jacob born0 Any information appreciated Linda Walrath. 146 Fortieth street NE. Cedar Rapids. Iowa. 52402 Wish to contact descendants of the \ltringer family, particularly those of Susannah Altringer. 80, living with the Renner Soehren family in Walcott, Scott county, Iowa, in 1870 Also, descendants of Chester and Martha Pease who resided in Independence. Buchanan county, Iowa, in 1885 with known children Fanny, George. Harry, and Herbert Janet K Pease, 10310 West 62nd place 102, Arvada. Colo . 800**4. Benjamin Bowman. Hora 1840 in Ohio, still living in Eldora, Iowa, in 1926 Married when? Where? Sarah Ann Rodabaugh. when did she die0 Sarah Bush Rogers, was she a widow? Which wife was the mother of these children Harriett, bom about 1862 in Iowa, married Ross Miller, Florence, born about 1863. married J W Davis; Eugene, born 1873 in Indiana, married Ann Able; George, born 1867 in Indiana, married who? Mrs M E Bowman, HR 5. Columbia City. Ind., 46725 Train Women For Public Jobs BRIARCLIFF MANOR, N Y. (AP) — Briarcliff college, a private Women s college here, has established a program it calls the Institute of Public Affairs The institute offers Briarcliff students specialized courses in government and the social sciences, integrated with th** natural sciences and the humanities, in order to train them for public service and leadership Emphasizing the need for this two-year course of study, Briarcliff Academic Dean Selby Joffe says, “We estimate that women will he in the forefront of determining public policy at all levels of government within the next eight to IO years We want our young women to tx4 prepared" 31 YEARS AGO — Virginia born Lady Astor, first woman to sit in the British parliament planned to retire at the expiration of her current term SHOP MON. THRU FRI ’til 9 p.m. Gift Ideas ,■■11*11 MMM* FREE GIFT WRAP Give him comfort for Christmas! let him slip into these soft vinyl slipper moccs during bis leisure Hours. Available in black or tan. Sizes for most men. (Also, a fine selection of women's slippers available.) ARMSTRONG FAMILY SHOES DOWNSTAIRS STORE For Holiday wearing and giving . . . Asheboro Originals for After-Five. Sparkling dress and locket duo in white with silver mylar pastel flora! print. Scoop neck sleeveless dress, shirt jocket. Sizes IO to 18. Three-piece party pyjamas in silky 100% polyester pongee. Scoop neck shell under shirt jacket. Green or navy print. Sizes 8 to 16. ‘32    ‘36 ARMSTRONG BUDGET FASHIONS-DOWNSTAIRS STORE For the traveller . . . “Silhouette'’ Luggage by Samsonite Samsonite Silhouette — the lightweight that can take heavyweight handling. All the famous Silhouette features — classic styling — recessed locks —* deluxe linings — Absolve* sides and exclusive lightweight magnesium frames. Matching sets for men and women. Moonglow, green, columbine blue, clover white, pink champagne, strawberry red, charcoal and olive. Train Case    $40 21’* O’Nite     $44 24 Pullman ........ .    .    .    ....    $56 27 Pullman .......  ...    $46 Two-Suiter ............... $66 ARMSTRONG luggage-downstairs store It’s the year of the Sweater! >t home, work or school - the thermostats will be lowered to 68* again this winter, making the sweater a truly important item We have classic cardigans and turtlenecks to wear separately or in sets to keep him worm and comfortable Both are 100% acrylic for easy care. Machine wash Buy him one of each. CLASSIC CARDIGAN The slip on and off sweater. A favorite for many years. Choose from navy, brown, camel, olive, burgundy and bottle green Sizes S, M, I, XL. 12.99 TURTLKNICKS for under sport coats, lockets and cardigans. Choose from white, tan, navy, brown and bottle green Sues S, M, I, XL $8 ARMSTONG BUDGET MENSWEAR- DOWNSTAIRS STORE ;

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