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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - January 8, 1967, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Jobs for handicapped they learn to earn at workshop in Section a not missed til gone ambulance loss troubles East loud in Section b Section a weather a fair Aud warmer sunday and monday highs sunday in 20s. City final 20 cents volume 89-number 363 Cedar rapids Iowa sunday january 8, 1967450 dodged draft much . Medical personnel make labor out on strike protest against Vietnam new York a gravediggers teachers bus Drivers electricians and Hospital and factory workers were on strike in several areas of the nation saturday with a physicians group threatening to join them this week. The strikes touched Pivotal cities from coast to coast. Picket lines were up in new York. Chicago and san Francisco. In Chicago 600 teachers at the City a Junior colleges stayed away from classes Friday with 23,000 faculty members in the City a elementary and High school systems planning to join them monday. A strike threat also Hung Over the Cleveland school system where one teachers group said its members would not report to class monday and another set a Friday deadline. Mostly wages wages Are at Issue in All the teacher disputes. In new York gravediggers walked picket lines outside Many of the 39 cemeteries they struck last sunday. No negotiations were scheduled for the weekend and a City health department spokesman said officials would meet monday to determine if the walkout had created a health Hazard a similar strike in 1953 lasted seven weeks without any major complications. Doctors meanwhile at City owned Harlem Hospital told its administrators they would strike wednesday if a colleague suspended for his criticism of the hospitals standards is not reinstated. Break Down talks broke Down thursday after Only an hour in an attempt to resolve an eight week old strike of electricians in shipyards in san Francisco Portland and Seattle. Several thousand members of the International brotherhood of electrical workers have been idled. Bus Drivers of the Wilmington coach co. In Wilmington. Del., turned Down the company s latest settlement offer Friday night. The City has been without bus transportation since nov. 16. Upstate new York had two major strikes. Mechanics at Mohawk airlines pressed wage demands saturday on the 30th Day of their walkout which company officials say has interfered with Only about 30 percent of the lines operations. At Schenectady. Production was halted for the 84th Day at general electrics Plant after negotiations bogged Down Friday. Other hospitals there was picketing too at Fairmont Hospital in san Leandro Calif., and at Highland Hospital in Oakland where the demonstrators had been fired for leaving their jobs. The nonprofessional workers had struck continued Page 3, col. I new York a three Hundred doctors nurses researchers and personnel from the medical profession demonstrated against the War in Vietnam saturday. The protestors encircled the Bellevue Hospital compound Between 26th and 30th streets on first Avenue. The demonstration was held to protest the amount of Money spent on the War and what pickets described As a Lack of Money spent for medical research improvement of Public health facilities and better wages. The protest was sponsored by the new York medical committee to end the War is Vietnam. The sunday Cedar rapids Gazette 20 cents effective today january 8, 1967 the Price of the sunday Cedar rapids Gazette will be 20c starting sunday january 8th. The new Price will apply to both Carrier delivery and newsstand sales. The Price to weekly subscribers 7 Days will be increased 5c per week. Newspaper boys and news dealers will share in the increase. This rate adjustment is necessitated by greatly increased publishing costs. Friend believes Romney to seek 68 nomination Detroit api a close Friend of gov. George Romney says the Michigan chief executive will run for the 1968 Republican presidential nomination. Romney has acknowledged that he is taking a a Long hard look at such a possibility but has declined to commit himself to it. J. Willard Marriott of Washington wealthy owner of restaurants and motels said in an interview the Detroit news is publishing today a i think gov. Romney will run. There is no question about it especially if the situation remains As it is today. A i think he has a Good Chance to win the nomination and a Good Chance to be president a Marriott said. Marriott who like Romney is a mormon has known the Michigan governor since 1929 when they met in Washington. A a we be been most wonderful friends Ever since Quot Marriott said. It is known that Romney has discussed on recent occasions with Marriott the possibility of running for the g . Nomination. Marriott says he a less an adviser than a Friend to Romney but he is a familiar figure to Many prominent republicans including former president Eisenhower who has been mar Riotto a guest Many times. Two leave for Southeast Asia Washington a the Pentagon announced saturday that army Secretary Resor and air Force Secretary Brown left sunday for a one week inspection tour in Southeast Asia. Winter training unit marking time in Snow says France j Bonn could boost ties Hamburg. Germany a in foreign minister Willy Brandt said saturday he believes West Germany could increase cooperation with France without harming its ties with the . Brandt said West German efforts to improve relations with communist Eastern Europe would play a Large role in bringing Bonn and Paris closer together. French German cooperation. He said is a key to the economic and political Unity of Europe but other Western european allies need not fear that such cooperation would impair their Freedom of decision. The new foreign minister made his remarks in an interview published in sundays edition of the weekly newspaper Welt am sonntag world on sunday five Days before accompanying Kurt Georg Kiesinger on the latter a first official visit to Paris As Chancellor. In discussing relations with Paris and Washington Brandt said Quot we must openly Tell both sides where we agree and where not. Our other european partners should not get the impression either that together with Paris we want to limit their decisions i am of the opinion however that we can expand our cooperation with Paris without our relations with Washington turning to Eastern Europe Brandt said Bonn earnestly wants to demonstrate the desire for improved relations. He indicated that he would be prepared to go to Moscow for talks with soviet leaders if the Opportunity presented itself. Associated press United press International 1966 o Quot try the Only tenth strip Powell. Of his Post of top in Washington a some a second War Washington a some influential House liberals will ask that rep. Adam Clayton Powell be removed As a committee chairman monday but by Stephen m aug that he be allowed to remain in Washington apr just Congress. Ice department figures indicate the attempt to strip Powell that a smaller proportion of of the chairmanship of the Young men is trying illegally to education and labor committee avoid military service now than will be one of two attacks on the at the height of world War ii. Houses almost sacrosanct seniority system at the democratic party caucus a Day in Advance of the opening of Congress. A comparison of figures for 1944 and 1966 shows that with about four times the number of men in uniform during the a. My i imm a a y a a it _ a a a a of a a a be or of. A amp pm up photo marines invade Mekong Delta a two american marines Are pictured patrolling one of the thousands of tiny Waterways which lace the Phu Tan District of the Mekong Delta following an amphibious Landing saturday. It was the first american invasion of the communist infested Vietnam Delta. The marines were supported by . Warships and air Force planes. Barn 400 pigs legislature opens monday destroyed fir amp in depth Gazette coverage la Porte City Iowa up a a 140-foot barn and from 400 to 600 feeder pigs were destroyed in a fire two Miles North of Here on Iowa 218 saturday afternoon. The farm on which the building was located is owned jointly by Curtiss Wellman and William Williams both la Porte City and operated by Williams. Williams said no immediate damage estimate could be made As the remains of the building were still too hot to make a Check and see exactly How Many hogs were killed. The la Porte City fire department which fought the Blaze was severely hampered in its Effort by High winds and a Lack of water today s Index the lives of every Man woman and child in Iowa will be affected in some degree by what the 1967 Iowa legislature does in the next few months. The actions the legislature takes May affect your pocket Book through an increase in taxes or change your child s life through educational legislation. Whatever the legislature does it will in some Way touch every Iowa citizen. For prompt in depth reports on what the legislature is doing and planning to do the Best source will be the Cedar rapids Gazette. There will be on the spot stories and background articles about new Laws and the men who make them daily and sunday during the general Assembly a session. Heading the team that will provide this information is Frank Nye the gazettes legislative reporter who will be starting his 30th year covering the legislature when it convenes tomorrow. In addition to associate editor Nyers reports. The Gazette will have the services of Harrison Weber Iowa daily press Assn Bureau chief who will provide background reports of what is going on in legislative circles. Backstopping them will be William Eberline Chad Skaggs and Michael Kaplan of the associated press and Don Finley and Sherry Cono continued Page 3. Col 4 i the liberals will try also to world War la year there were prevent rep. William Colmer about to times the number of i a missa conservative from convicted draft violators moving into the vacant chair during 1966. According to an Manship of the important House Fri report. 450 were convicted rules committee. Of violating provisions of the the pre caucus strategy has selective service act. This figure been worked out by leaders of is for the Calendar year a the democratic study group january through december. And which with a claimed member it is nearly double the 262 con ship of 145, represents a major fictions of 1965 Ity of the 248 democratic House Calls larger members. These figures were listed in a Cornerstone the of big a recent annual year in their Effort to topple two end rom chairmen the liberals will be a ral a a a d Rector a going against the wishes of a nov a attributes the Rise in sneaker John Mccormack d the a Quot crease in . Military mass a who regards the senior commitments. Other officials Ity system As a Cornerstone of blame a a part it a on congressional organization. If it a ill and partly on strengthened succeeds the dog will have draft Laws enacted in iou. Achieved a goal Long sought by Bat department files advocates of congressional re do sell of that Tow number in no forms evicted for selective service Vio l u i lations in fiscal Vear 1944�?july although the dog has official h june _ was 4m the by taken no stand on the Powell of was Loffl 1942 and 3. Issue a motion to take the in d 2.w0 portent chairmanship away. From him will be made by a Leader of the group. Rep. Mor convictions hit a High is Udall d.ariz.1. Of 434 in fiscal Vear 1954 i Dall said he will ask the considering the number of democratic committee on com troops under arms the number mittens. Which assigns members 0f convicted draft dodgers in to committees and designates represents a smaller pro chairmen. To name rep. A portion than the number in Perkins id Tkv chairman of world War ii the committee now headed by total Fifer s Powell a negro Democrat from Harlem Perkins Row is second ast ova b r exam e the in seniority behind Powell. A 3-326.491 troops in whose new ranking would be left or arms a nov 30. 1964. The to the committee on commit ure was 2.803.459. This is fees about one Quarter the 11,451,719 m. E. Mer. In uniform on june 30, in a a 1944, and about a third the 1943 a i will then vote to seat to figure of 9 044,745. The Peak Udall told newsmen a on year was 1945 with 12,123.435 the grounds his constituents yet. The number of draft Vio knowing All the circumstances gators convicted in 1966 was about him elected him and Only about one tenth the num would undoubtedly continue to Ber convicted in the Peak War elect him time years a Powell probably won t agree in 1954. With 3,3 million men with me but i think in a doing in the armed forces the num him a favor this is probably Ber of draft violation convict the Only thing that could save continued Page 18. Col 2 his seat a a move to deny Powell his seat at the opening of the 90th Congress on tuesday will be made by rep. Lionel Van Deer Lind Calif. It is the View of dog leaders that if the democrats fail to discipline Powell monday the move to unseat him probably will succeed. Today s chuckle too bad the Meek Don t hurry up and inherit the Earth because the Unm Eek Are certainly making a mess of it. Section a Lait Newt deaths editorials report card your safety Fin arts City Hall notes Section la Watertown s d. Apr a 150-Man South Dakota National guard unit bound for fort Greeley Alaska for Winier training marked time in the armory Here saturday snowbound. A blizzard that swept North pm Plains states saturday made it impossible for troop Carrier planes to land at Watertown because of Zero visibility in the blowing Snow. The snowbound unit is the 2nd howitzer battalion 147th Field artillery made up of reservists from Watertown and several other South Dakota communities. Cd amp a freight wreck blocks line to . Palmyra to. Apr three cars of the Burlington railroads freight train no. 70 derailed Early saturday in Palmyra closing the railroads main line Between Chicago and Kansas City for about seven hours. The eastbound cars derailed when a draw bar broke and fell under its wheels. No injuries were reported. Iowa news political notes you and Iowa Marion Tala vision table food Bufi Din movies record reviews farm Section c social around Tho town new books Section o sports outdoor Iowa financial want ads crossword Farad Madeline comics i. S. Ii t a a to is i Vii i i i in ims u. It of la. I me i i i i a i la i in in lie 14 20% of College Frosh we cheat was ii i no to n a Twenty percent of freshmen in a representative sampling at americans colleges and universities admit to cribbing on an examination last year. The finding is included in a Survey of 206,865 current freshmen at 251 colleges and universities released saturday night by the american Council on education the principal Coord mating Agency for higher education in the nation. About 20 percent of All first year students this fall were asked to fill out questionnaires delving into everything from How they plan to finance their education to whether they had partaken of a dietary formula 16 percent had or Beer 54 percent in the last year. The cheating figure was 24 percent for men and 16 5 percent for women but was relatively uniform among the various Public and private two year and four year colleges and universities. Other findings included 22 percent Felt like a numbers in a books at their schools with the highest figure being 40 percent at Public universities and the lowest 6 percent at private nonsectarian four year colleges 16 percent said they had participated in organized demonstrations in the past year. 5 percent were negroes with the highest figure being 13 percent at private nonsectarian four year colleges. Objectives considered essential or very important were helping others in difficulty 169 percent being an authority in ones Field 66 keeping up with political affairs i58> succeeding in ones own business 53 being Well off financially 44 and obtaining recognition from Peers 43 the most popular major Field of study planned were business 114 percent education land engineering to. Nearly half indicated plans to obtain a graduate or professional degree major sources of financial support during the freshman year were listed As parental Aid <58 percent of student summer earnings 28� per Sonal savings 116 scholarships 15and Federal government to. 35 percent reported no concern about financing their education 56 percent some concern and 9 percent major concern. By percent reported attending Church frequently 49 percent praying frequently and 17 percent smoking Cigar ets frequently. The american Council plans to compile the information each year with one aim being to measure How the student characteristics change during College years

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