Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - June 15, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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Gozette Photo bv L VV Word
Stanley R. Zegel, Cedar Rapids, chairman of the rules committee, reads the rules and regulations of the Linn county Republican convention Friday night as action gets under way in the Hotel Roosevelt. Linn county
Republicans met for five and a half hours, finally closing out the session at 1:35 a. rn. Saturday.Makes It Official
Viola Gibson made it official Friday evening by throwing out the first ball at a ceremony in Gibson park, at which Jane Boyd community house officially gave lights and bleachers for the park’s softball diamond. The park is named after her. At left is George Branstetter, president of the Jane Boyd board of directors, and at far right is Parks Commissioner Stan Reinis.
Summer in the Park
President Nixon’s daughter, Julie Nixon Eisenhower, appeared to want to go one way, wuiie the Nixon family dogs wanted to go another on the White House lawn Friday. Julie was attending a “Summer in the Parks” program on the lawn. The dogs, from left, are KingTimahoe, Pasha, and Vicki.
Mrs. Gerald R. Ford and Mrs. Arthur Burns turn in some pennies at a Washington bank Friday, doing their part to help increase the number of the coins in circulation. A lack of pennies in circulation. A lack of of hoarding prompted the U.S. Mint to organize the campaign. From left, Mary Brooks, director of the mint; Mrs. Burns, wife of the chairman of the Federal Reserve Board; Mrs Ford, wife of the vice-president, and daughter, Susan.
Frank Serptco, former New York police officer made famous by a movie about his exploits, talked with a campaign worker at the New York Democratic state convention in Niagara Falls late Friday. Serpieo was to place the name of former U. S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark in nomination for the party’s designation to run for the U.S. senate.
King Faisal of Saudi Arabia escorted President Nixon from his plane after arriving at Jeddah Friday. There was a subdued but friendly reception by a moderately large crowd of Saudis. The king welcomed Nixon with a warm embrace, and a warning that there can be no permanent Arab-Israeli peace until Israel gives Jerusalem back to the Arabs.
—Gazette Photo bv Dale Hankins