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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - July 14, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Derby Trial Heats Begin at 9 a.m. Today MrDirtc"si kal Thp Cedar Rapids Gazette: Sun., July 14, I1 The Soap Box Derby raceway will be open this morning for trial heats fin order to give the drivers “the feel of the hill,” Clary Leach, derby chairman for the sponsoring Jaycees, said Saturday. Trial heats will start at 9 a m. on the Fifteenth street SW hill near Kingston stadium. The competition, with a nearrecord entry of 56 drivers, including two girls, will start at 12:30 p.m. today. The event will be open to the public free. Today’s action climaxes more than ihroe months of planning and work by the competitors, all of w'hom are between ll and 15 years of age, inclusive. Each youngster built his own car with the Jaycees providing not only a volunteer advisor but also conducting a series of clinics to help youngsters with design and construction problems. 'rile youthful drivers will \ye racing for a first prize of a $500 savings bond plus the opportunity to compete in the rational derby finals in Akron, Ohio, Aug. 17. The Jaycees also will award a $100 savings bond for second place, $75 for third, $50 for fourth and $25 each for fifth and sixth. “Trophies also will he awarded to the top winners and, in addition, an 'entrance trophy’ will be presented to each participant.” Leach said. Another $25 savings bond also will he awarded to the youngster whose car is judged as the best constructed. Selection will bo made by the group of Jaycees who have been working directly with the youngsters as advisors. Willard Brown, chairman of the Cedar Rapids Soap Box Derby Assn., will be in charge of the pairings for today’s competition. The association is a group of former Jaycees who have passed the (age 'limit for Jaycee membership but who maintain an interest in the derby project. “This is the 12th year for tile derby and it never occurred to us to drop the program because of the adverse publicity at last Tonight's Free Concert at 8 at Ellis Between 2,500 and 3,(HIO spec-t tators attended last Sunday’s Cedar Rapids municipal band concert at Bever Park, accord-1 ing to Luman Colton, band member. Colton termed the number of spectators “the most he had ever seen” at a band concert in his 17 years as a band member. Jerry Owens, 2427 Bever ave-I nue SE. will present a trombone solo during tonight’s municipal band concert at 8 at Ellis park. Owen, who plays first trombone with the band and Cedar; Rapids symphony, has been an instructor in brass, theory and jazz band for five years at Coe college. He was awarded the first prize for composition at the 1967 Rockefeller Foundation Contem porary Music Festival in Indianapolis. “Ballad for Trombone” by Milton Bush will be Owen’s selection. During the concert the band will present: “The Sinfonians”, a concert * march by Clifton Williams; “A ifj|§ Jubilant Overture” by Alfred Reed; “Robinson’s Grand Entree’’, a Earl King march; “Irish Tune from County Derry” and “Shepherd’s Hey” fjj by Percy Grainger; “Glory of the Trumpets”, a march by J.O. Brockenshire, and “Americans We”, a march by Henry Fill-more. David Wick, 1614 Park Towne lane NE. will be guest conductor for the band concert. Concerts are free.. C.R. Air Passengers Will Walk Farther This Week Seventy-four percent of the construction work at the Cedar Rapids Municipal airport is completed but the phase starting Monday will temporarily alter use of the airport by passengers. “All of the runway and most of the taxiway work is completed, except for the ramp area just outside the terminal building,” Airport Manager Roy Ja-mesen said Saturday. The ramp work will start Monday and, weather permitting, should be completed by the end of the week. However, starting Monday, all passengers will board aircraft for both United and Ozark flights through gate 5. “For a few days, passengers will have to walk a bit farther than usual to board the aircraft as we will have to use the commercial area as the boarding site,” Jamesen said. “Since we will be able to use only one gate and since the space for ‘parking’ the aircraft will be limited, it’s possible there could be some slight flight delays,” Jamesen said. “Although walking some distance to an airplane is not uncommon in airports, it is un common to Cedar Rapids passengers and we hope they’ll bear with us this week,” Jamesen added. After this week, the work scene will shift primarily to nonaviation areas such as the entrance and exit roads and various service roads. Airport Commission Chairman Donald Gardner said the overall project is on schedule with all the work expected to be completed by September. He credited the planning and cooperation of the engineers, construction company and airport personnel for the “on target” status in reaching the 74 percent completion mark. “There are so many things, an almost unbelievable number, that have to dovetail in order to get the job done and keep the! airport functioning,” the chairman said. Gardner pointed out that this week’s work is the only time during the entire construction process with the exception of the period when it was necessary to close the airport — that the passenger has been inconvenienced. The closing last month was necessary in order to do the resurfacing of the mid-field where the runways intersect. New Coe Admissions Counselors Three new admissions counselors have been employed by Coe college, recording to Dean of Admissions Alan G. Mclvor. They are Erie Armstrong. St. I/mis; Barbara Halsted, State Center, and Nick Spencer, New Caanan, Conn. Armstrong is a 1974 graduate of Coe. While at Coe, he was a member of the football and track teams, and the Afro-American Self Education organization. He was named to the dean’s list as well as the All-Midwest conference football team in 1973 and the Coe Black Hall of Fame. A 1970 graduate of Central high school in St. Louis and a physical education major at Coe, Erie helped coach track at McKinley junior high school in Cedar Rapids during his senior year. Miss Halsted is a 1964 graduate of West Marshall high school in State Center. She was graduated from the University of Northern Iowa, and held art 1st Illegal Election Law Passed in 1907 The first federal illegal elec-‘tion practices law in the United. States was passed in 1907. The; law' prohibited corporations. from contributing campaign j I funds for presidential or con-; grcssional elections, the World Almanac recalls. HOWARD JOHNSON’S HAS A NEW MANAGER: ME DINE WITH US WE HAVE WEEKDAY SPECIALS $1.99 FISH FRY IS BACK ON WEDNESDAY GENE NENORTAS Jerry Owen year’s finals in Akron,” John Pierce, Jaycee board representative for the organization’s youth division, (said “Basically this is a youth project and we certainly weren’t going to eliminate the opportunity for Cedar Rapids area youngsters to participate simply because of the unfortunate action of somebody else’s champion,” Pierce said. Also assisting the Jaycees today will be personnel from Grant Williams Datsun which has served as co sponsor and has provided facilities for some of the pre-race activities. This afternoon’s program will get under way at 12:10 p.m. with a parade “up the hill”. In addition to the competing drivers, the parade will have the Emerald Knights drum and bugle corps; the 1974 Derby Queen Kathy Krall, a student at LaSalle; the queen’s attendants; and Steve Brown of Iowa City, the 1973 derby winner. Miss Krall, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John F. Krall, 186 Twenty-first avenue SW, was selected as the queen from nominees elected by ninth grade classes in Cedar Rapids and Marion. Attendants are Lisa Duncan, Marion high school; Chcri Lee, jLinn-Mar; and Ann Zenisek, ; Prairie. Miss Duncan and Miss I Lee are both from Marion and | Miss Zenisek is from Fairfax. Queen 'awards will be provided by Siebke and Hoyt, Killian’s, Armstrong’s, Smulekoff’s and j Seifert’s. inois Camp Mrs. Eugene Adney of the Cedar Rapids Salvation Army corps has been named camp director for the Girl Guard camp to be held this week at the Salvation Army’s Green Valley camp near Peoria, III. Mrs. Adney will supervise the program and activities for more than 140 girls who will be attending from Iowa and Illinois. The Cedar Rapids Girl Guards, which is the Salvation Army’s program for girls ll through 18 years of age, will be under the leadership of Vi Hadley. The week’s activities 'Will close with the participating girls selecting a “Miss Tomorrow” as the outstanding camper i of the week. A two-state Boy Scout camp also will be held in a separate “tent city” at the camp this week. The Army-sponsored troop from Cedar Rapids will participate with Scoutmaster John Hardy in charge. Seven Cedar Rapids men are at the camp this weekend for a men’s retreat. The fellowship camp is being attended by men from Iowa and Illinois. The three-day retreat ends today. Headache Cure Castoreum, a secretion of the beaver’s musk glands, was regarded as a cure-all from the time of the early Greeks through the Eighteenth century. Castoreum contains salicylic acid, one of the main ingredients of aspirin. ions /    ■    I    .    I (Q ' to wrap now . . . the sheerest chiffon scarves ever! Special. Soft. Billowy. Our neweit polyester chiffon scarves flutter at the neck. Skim about the waist. Wrap up the head. Some lettuce edged. Some pleated. Some scalloped. All most definitely feminine and flattering. Al! by Ray Strauss in the most enticing and enviable shades ever created for today. Priced 4.00 and 5.00. Cedar Rapid*: Downtown Street Floor and Lindale Plaza. Iowa City: Mall Shopping Center. teaching positions at Berg junior high, Newton; New Provi-j dence; Boone high school; and McKinley junior high school in j Cedar Rapids before joining the 1 Coe staff. Spencer is a 1971 graduate of j Coe. He spent two years in the i ' Peace Corps in Africa. He and his wife, Patty, a 1973 Coe j graduate, last year were resident directors of Armstrong-: Douglas dormitory at Coe; Spencer also served as an as-1 sistant in forensics. Armstrong will work in the Kansas City-St. Louis area; I Miss Halsted in Iowa; and Spencer on the East coast. Something new and beautiful to live in... COTV Garth SOFT MISTS Six favorite fragrances from the famous Sweet Earth Compacts and Fragrance Oils Collections ... here in easy-to-use mists! 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