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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - July 13, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa tar vifcinr xlnpuia (ihtjfHi' —Gazette ohotos bv Duane Crock Czech Festival The Sixteenth Avenue Commercial club Friday began a two-day festival, featuring a street dance and sidewalk sale. The Czech Heritage band provided the music for dancing Friday night, featuring Carl Landergott, 2423 Glass road NE, on the tuba. Mr and Mrs Jeu* Reyman of Swisher came to the festival. When they got tired dancing and shopping they sa! on the street curbing and ate ice cream cones J. W. Dochterman. route 3. Marion, was among the many who enjoyed the* square dancing Friday night, while Mrs Bernard 'iuber, right, 1507 C street SW. wearing a Czech dress, took time out froom dancing to look at clothes on sale on the sidewalk. Van Buren Reunion Former students and teachers at Van Buren school, now closed, held a happy reunion Friday night at the Eagles lodge hall. Talking with Louie Pochobradsky, 2128 L street SW. were two of his former teachers, Miss Henrietta Frank. 1400 Second avenue SE, left, and Miss Belle Campbell, same address Mr Pochobradsky is 75. The ladies declined to give their ages. Gazette photos bv Duone Crock Traveling the farthest to the reunion were Mr and Mrs Earl Faith. Ventura, Calif., seated, and Mr and Mrs Frank Be-cicka. LaMesa. Calif Mrs Faith and Mr Becicka are 1915 graduates of Van Buren Kate Polansky, 421 Eleventh street NW, the oldest person at the' reunion, started to school at Van Buren in 1890 at the age of 5 She will be 89 in Nov-ember She quit sc httol during the Spanish American war ;

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