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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - June 30, 1968, Cedar Rapids, Iowa M. The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Sun., .lune 30. 1068 Ovation for Humphrey Is Sparked by Booing (Continued from Pape I.) separately with him during the day. May Be Back McCarthy may be hack in Iowa July 4. possibly to see him again. He has been invited to address National Farmers Organization meeting in Corning that day and has assigned a staff member to remain in Iowa this week until it is decided whether or not he can accept. In making the statement for Kennedy delegates. Sueppel said it is their thought they ran join with Kennedy delegates from other states to have a say in writing the party's 1968 platform only if they remain flexible and do not endorse either Humphrey or McCarthy at this point. “If it appears that the platform will not express the ideas Sen. Kennedy worked for." Sueppel explained. “We feel we can work with other Kennedy delegates to bring about some changes.” Different Speeches Humphrey and McCarthy delivered totally different kinds of speeches to some 4.00n convention delegates and alternates and to another estimated 3.000 listeners, largely McCarthy supporters, in the balconies. Failure to fill the balconies was not disappointing to staffers of the two candidates or to Iowa Democratic party leaders. “We don't get big crowds anywhere on warm Saturday afternoons." a McCarthy aide said Humphrey’s Iowa chairman. State Sen. George O’Malley of Des Moines, commented that the crowd exceeded his expectations for a hot afternoon Democratic State Chairman Clark Rasmussen and Convention Chairman Lex Hawkins labeled it "a tremendous crowd" considering Veterans auditorium isn’t air conditioned. Hawkins even declared it to be the biggest crowd ever to attend a political state convention in Iowa’s history. But the fact that available balcony seats were less than half filled with the party’s top drawing cards as the attraction, caused some delegates to wonder if it isn t a Republican year. Too Scholarly? McCarthy devoted his 32-min-ute speech, interrupted many times by deep applause, to developing a case for an open convention in Chicago. One young McCarthyite thought it was a little too scholarly, saying: “I'm still for him. but I thought he could have been a little more fiery.” She thought Humphrey came off better in that respect. McCarthy went back to the days of Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson to develop supporting data that the Democratic party has always kept government close to the people. < See story on Page one > McCarthy walked off one side of the stage with Gov. Hughes at 2:56 p.m. and 24 minutes later the governor walked in on the other side of the stage with Humphrey. The Vice-president's 46-min-Ute address was interrupted with applause that seemed more polite than emotional, as he detailed accomplishments of the Democratic administration he has had a hand in over the last 20 vears or so. si He proved himself better at buttering up Iowa leaders than McCarthy when he praised all of Iowa's Democratic office holders specifically by name McCarthy didn't mention any of them. Booing Ironically, it was McCarthy supporters who opened the door with some ill-timed booing to the loudest response of the day, which was drawn by Humphrey. They booed Humphrey’s reference to McCarthy's announced intention of visiting the Paris peace talks. (See story on Page one). McCarthy was the first to arrive in Des Moines at 11:30 am. at Municipal airport where he was greeted by a crowd estimated at 3,000 to 3.500 by highway patrolmen. McCarthy said it was the largest airport crowd he has drawn anywhere. He was welcomed by Gov. Hughes and gave a short talk at the airport and prior to driving to the Sa very hotel to lunch with Iowa delegates and aLer-nates. \ isit Delegates The luncheon was cloned, hut it was understood that McCarthy made a low key pitch that la-'ed only five to IO minutes, then answered questions He did not a-k delegates to commit themselves to him. but rather that they hold themselves open to make these two decisions in Chicago: 1. What issues shall we take to the people?, and. 2.. What candidate do you w ant to take them to the people? Humphrey, scheduled to ar-ri\e at I p.m. at the airport, did not land until 2:10, making it impossible for Go\. Hughes to welcome him sinre he had to introduce Mc-Carthv at 2:2ft p.m. Humphrey went to the Kirkwood hotel to meet national delegates before addressing the state convention Then he returned to the Kirkwood and stood for a picture with each of the delegates before going to visit Hughes at the Governor’s mansion. McCarthy left Des Moines shortly before I pm. after attending a Slft-a-ticket fund-raising reception in his honor at the auditorium after the convention ended. There was so much excitement over the presence of the two candidates that for a time it appeared the convention might not finish its business. But atter the Humphrey speech, delegates quickly adopted a state platform (See story on Page onei and then voted against endorsing any candidate before the primarv election Sept. 3. Instead they passed a motion to give the party support to all the candidates who win nomination at the primary Journalism Workshop By Sister Christine Sister Mary Ann Christine, journalism instructor at LaSalle high school, will present a workshop on “The New Journalism Explodes in the Classroom" during journalism day at the National Education Assn. convention in Dallas Monday. Sister Christine heads the Journalism Education Assn. national curriculum commission. which has been developing and piloting new curriculum programs in the last three years. Highlights of Gov. Hughes1 Keynote Talk Comments by Gov Harold Hughes during his keynote speech to Iowa Democratic convention in Des Moines Saturday included * * * Agriculture “It is true the farmers have bren caught in a cost-pricc squeeze that has deprived them of their share of the general prosperity in the nation today. “The Democratic administrations have not done everything for the farmer, but they have done something — and without that ‘something’ from the feed-grain programs and other Democratic farm programs, most farmers would be out of business. “The opposition party makes great capital of the economic difficulties of the farmer under the Democratic administration, hut what do they offer0 Curtailment of present programs and the generosity of the free market. til Candidates—At this point, we don’t know who will be the next President, hut we do know what state he will be from — Minnesota . . . "While both candidates come from Minnesota. I should point out they are not the Minnesota twins “They have their differences But each is a great Democrat and a great American in his own right. “In the words of Jefferson ‘every difference of opinion is not a difference of principle.’ * * * Robert Kennedy — “We meet . . . at a time when our nation is still grieving and bewildered by the appalling tragedy that so recently struck us. “Bob Kennedy was one of the bravest men who ever lived and one of the most profoundly committed to the human value causes we associate with the Democratic party. “The finest memorial we can offer Sen Kennedy is to carry on with the causes for which he was willing to give his life." * * * Progress — “Does anybody want to go hack to the key clubs? To the Shaft plan? To the days before area vocational schools were established “Does anyone in his right mind doubt that this state is more alive, more alert, more imaginative. and better off today than it was in 1962 District Demo Officers Named DES MOINES — Democratic committee chairman, vice-chairman and electors for each district. elected Friday night at partv caucuses, are: First—W E. Lerr.i ... Wilton Junction; Mrs. J C. MacQueen, Iowa City; Ralph D. Lowe, Lett:. Second — Sieve .Ta -.-on ( e- rfar Ranlo : Mrs. James Green, Dubuque: F.ucene Burke. Clint- Manufacturers Urge Repeal of Tax on Services OKOBOJI (AP) - The Iowa Manufacturers Association Saturday urged the next legislature to repeal the state tax on services, claiming the law is “awkwardly drawn and incapable of reasonable interpretation.” The group also asked for an overall study and revision of property tax laws Property taxation is complicated and results in “oppressive and unequal taxation.” it said In resolutions adopted at their annual meeting, the manufacturers also commended congressional action in limiting federal expenditures as a condition of the income surtax. “The basic cause of the cost and price inflation from which the American economy is currently suffering is that federal finances have been allowed to get out of control.” the group said. Bruce Van Druff of Red Oak was elected president of the association. Elected to other positions were E. A. MeCardel of New- . .    .    ii/ ton. vice-president; JIL Bragg U.O. MUST IxGGp of Marshalltown, treasurer; E.    i.    • r> F Scouttcn of Newton, secre- rlQnTinCj UUnnCJ tarv. The Candidate Leads a March — AP Photo Senator Eugene J. McCarthy turned bandleader briefly and led the Valley high band of West Des Moines in a march afte' he arrived in Des Moines lor an appearance at the Democratic state convention, The crowd at the airport was described as being the largest to greet McCarthy at an airport stop since the primary emotion campaigns. ■Doctors’ Fees— (Continued from Page LI Talks: -Miller OKOBOJI (Ar The I rilled I I I o ity Briefs — Christian (Tub - The naval C R.-Marion Optimists New ADC Mothers Set Protest at State Capitol DES MOINES I APT - About c, .    ...    ,    ..    -    .    .    recruiter    will    show    a    film,    “Sea-    President    Dean    Wagner    ..... Slates has no choice ta to .. (ft )hp    Men's    take    over    th*    Ravel    (rom    Charlie    I®#    I"*3    mothers    receiving    ald community in this land The President said that Ten percent of the nation’s population is protected by the program fight in Vietnam talks in Paris continue. Sen Jack Miller <R-Iowai said here Saturday “If the North Vietnamese policy is to fight and win battles vears $8 4 vv^llr the talk' in Pan< pn on' ut . . power . ... ... .............. .............. wni e peatj ^rjsjjan Tuesday at I 30 Trussed at 7 45 a rn at the in the Lincoln room of the Town House to dependent children payments say they will stage an all-night protest on the statehouse V*    e'    we have no choice except to billion has pal e .{    ■    ancj win ^ose battles." incurred in IO 6 million hos- ^j^jer sfll(j and million modi    senator addressed the re gional conference of Contract- * * * Mr. Williams Hair Styling    . for business Crounds th protest a planned cut in ADC payments. They say the 13-hour demonstration will be a plea for con- cal bills More than I million elderly persons have received post ^erna|jonaj Association hospital care in nursins homes cr ^ Amerjcans ing Plasterers' and Lathers' In- and in their own homes. Nearly 1.5 million senior citizens have benefited from hospital out-patient diagnostic services. Cohen said Medicare had been one of the most controversially debated subjects over a period of many years- with “many dire predictions" made n(!r\,svu by opponents as to its future. But now. he said, he believes the majority of doctors favors it. Asked by a newsmen whether he thinks this changed view results from doctors getting increased earnings under the program. Cohen replied:    “I have no hesitation in saying that doctors have fared well” under the program He said he believes there are two rca>ons for this: YMCA * * * BLS TOLK 17    day -    Salon will he    open New England states.    Canada,    July 1st. 170ft    4th Ave.    SE.    363- New York City. Leaves Cedar    5346 —Adv. Rapids August 9 Linn County    *    *    ♦ Farm Bureau (open to publict Jaycee Toastmasters Rich gress to repeal a law which may For information call 362-1822 or ard Rehman. William Carmich- cut average ADC payments in 377-4858 —(.Adv ).    ael and Don    Fuller will speak    jowa    as    much    as 2ft percent *    *    *    Friday at 6    3ft p rn.    at    3849    ]ater    thjs    summer Conopus Club—Stewart Shank.    Vine    avenue    SF    .Mrs.    Laurel Carr    of    Des frlrt. Cedar Rapids Commissioner of    *    *    *    Moines,    a spokesman    for    the mg in Vietnam should receive "maximum" protection from enemy forces “I have been saying for a long time that our position during the negotiations will be weakened if we do not make it clear to Hanoi that we are not so interested in talks as to tolerate of our re-traint to the detriment of our men." Miller said He attacked national deficit spending and said the present administration and Democratic majority in congress nave driven the government $56 billion deeper into debt “In the first three months of this year, inflation amounted to Sift billion." he said “At the rate we're going, inflation will take more purchasing power Finance, will speak on “Taxes Mrs Aaron McNabb, who has \fx’ mothers said the demon-and City Financing” Tuesday been a patient at St Luke’s ha-- aration will start at 8 p rn Sun- nonn at the Embassy club returned home at 521 16th St ♦    *    *    NE \dv Vt ar cm alation sluggish and    *    *    * your muscles ache, try Masse Sertnma (Tub Therapy at Evan s. 36 2 -of officers at the Essen House day when the mothers march from the Des Moines < tty hall to tho Capitol grounds. Not Silent tx ,    ...    trom    the    people    in    1968    than Doctors are now getting paid , , „    ,    .    J    y    fedora, income tax —Humphrey— (Continued from Page I ) 6769 Adv. * * * kiwanis    Club    R S Dunn, director of manufacturing at Collins Radio, will speak Wednesday noon at the Roosevelt hotel. * *    * Evening    Optimists    Arvin Nichols of the Cedar Rapids recreation dep a r t rn e n t will -peak Tuesday at 6 3ft p rn at the Shorewood * *    * SB \R I ZENOBI BER JEWELERS -;nce 1885 Watch repairing a speciality 217 Guaranty Bldg . Cedar Rapid' —Adv. * * * Children's Home The Cedar Tuesdav non Swim Program Registration Set At Bender Pool hold It for treating certain elderly persons they once treated as charity patients. “Doctors fees did go up during this period of time when there was a general rise in er a Part>' of the people ” price levels.” Cohen said, add- However, he said he is “confi-mg that, at the same time. dent that this will not happen." there has been—and still is—a McCarthy hinted that Nation- Tuesday noon at tremendous shortage of doc- a! Democratic Chairman John hotel “I prefer to call it a demonstration rather than a vigil because a vigil usually means silence." she said “We're not going to be silent ” The law. scheduled to go into effect July I. would limit the number of persons eligible for Registration for free Red federal funds if they receive C’ro'S learn-to-swim instruction ADC because of divorces or ille-w ill he held in the lobby of the gitimaey. Jane Boyd Community House Mrs c arr said the mothers Ju.v 8 from 1ft a rn to noon on will also march to the labor a fir't-come first.served basis department office and demand Classes will be conducted in J"bs. training, and day comers the new Elizabeth Bender pool l°r child care in two two-week peruxi' from July 15 through July 26, and July 29 through Aug 9 The free instruction will be \i had \d\aner Notice ires of the demonstrations been sent to “seven or Rapids < hiidren > Home will given each weekday from IO to *    .    r    1,1,1    'talons    Iowa    in ors. I hirri - Falls; Mr ton; Ed WI loo. I mirth iert Ros.', ( L Vinal. H; launcher. W —Vietnam— (Continued from Page I ) Bailey feels Humphrey has the party's presidential nomination sewn up already. monthly board meeting ii a rn Iuesday    at    IO    a rn at    the    home    noon    Seventv-five beginning *    *    *    students    will he accepted for Optimist Club (' C Birr will the 1ft o'clock (lasses The ll show    slides    and speak    on    Africa    o'clock    classes will accommo- the    Roosevelt    date 50    beginners and 25 deep water swimmers If classes are not filled, addi ■mg of the tionai registration will be held >f the last July ll from 1ft to noon in the and from ll am to * * * Rotary (Tub Pa gavel and a review “I think we should tel’ John year Monday noon at the Mont- Commumtv House. there will be some change bf tween now and the Chicago cor vention." McCarthy said. rose hotel r. Ct t urn'.va; Mr Mover. Fifth — Lex Haw kin:. Dr Moines; Blanche Koenig, Fort Dodge; Charles Hanson, Des Moines. Sixth—Neil McCluhan. Sioux City; Mrs James Coffee, Emmetsburg: Lee Campbell, Rin-ard. Seventh—Lou G letieh, Carroll; Roberta Keister, Council Bluffs, Leo Hansen, Audubon. Cites Record gain the confidence of the people.” E S. Impatience Saturday, however, he said he had still another major references to the new poli-worry what he regards as tics." Humphrey concentrated America s impatience’’ to end on the records of the Kennedy j\ the war.    and Johnson administrations. He said the E S is now try- The Vice-president said the mg so hard to bring about peace great society programs enacted Mrs John A Taylor. Red *    * *    Cross    water afety instructor. Exchange ( bib Conrad will be in charge of the learn- Johnson, WMT meteorologist, to-swim program ii*i , r ,,    .    "J' speak Tuesday noon af the The Bender pool, which has While McCarthy made many rvrhan.0    ' r_ .    .    r,\( nange club    been built by private donations, will be managed by the Jane Sunday, I lo p m. on KCRG- Boyd Community House and will Channel 9    ... Cubs- be open to all Cedar Rapids Cardinals baseball game in col- residents The project should be or and live from Chicago!    completed this week. an effort to urge ADC recipients around the state to participate 'he said Bad weather will not cancel the demon't rat ion. she added “If the weather is bad. I sav we go on." she said. “Ifs that urgent ” Nameplate, Country Both Topsy Turvy RIO DE JANEIRO <APi O Pm/ The Nation), Brazil’s newest newspaper, began publication recently with a bright red nameplate in which the letter Z is tipped af a jaunty angle to the right. “We’ll straighten it up,’ a spokesman said. “only after the nation has been straightened out." Do you have a s p e c j a I service? Advertise regularly in the want ady p ***^3 iii? ngThil    «f    S: ness and using it to rally their    which    this party    marches to-    ^ people and troops to fight hard-    day.” er.    Humphrey    said    the    next    pres-    £L: “I know that America is idem must realize that “war as trying to end the war out of an instrument of national poll- ff7: chivalry, out of humanity,” he cv ha' become obsolete." said. “But I would like to re-    H e    applauded    preliminary mind you of the psychology of    Heps between the    Lnited States    ^ the people of Asia and particu- ard the Soviet I nion to begin ^ larly of Asian communists, who talk** on limiting anti-missile i:: always fight harder when nego- system . and said a future goal Ju tiating for peace.”    of the two countries “must be *T:  -talk about the possibility of ^e- 5^. Candidate    during all offensive and defen- w DES MOINES — Mrs. James sne weapons." He also said the Coffey of Emmetsburg will seek United States must take “mu-the Democratic nomination for tually agreeable’’ steps to re-congress from the Sixth district, duce the number of I S troops it was announced at the Demo- in western Europe and must *T: cratic convention here Saturday, "do its best to break China out Signatures were secured for ot its unhealthy and dangerous Mrs. Coffey after it was learned isolation ”    •»? that Stanley Greigg of Sioux City, a former congressman. Lost items are found fast would not run. The incumbent when you use a “lost and * is Republican Wiley Mayne. found” want ad. Dial 369-1234. KUBIAS HARDWARE NEW LOCATION ALL DEPARTMENTS NOW OPEN 2 Full Sales Floors :x £ .X Old and the New — Gazette photo bv John Mclvor The old and the new in both planes and pilots were pictured Saturday afternoon at Municipal airport in Cedar Rapids. At left in background is a 1928 Waco IO biplane (with a 1918 Curtis engine) and at right is a 1968 Beechcraft Musketeer. Lined up in front (from (eft) are Ralph Driscoll, Mt. Vernon route 2, owner of the Waco; Jim Scroggins, 17, of 1025 Juniper drive SW, h student pilot; Ernest LeClere, 68-year-old Coggon resident who flew this type of plane while barnstorming at Manchester im 1923; Marvin Knipp, Fairfax route I, chief pilot of W^than Flying Service, they're looking at a pair of old-time goggles. Dilation See The Want Ad OPEN HOUSES TODAY THERE'S A CLASSIFIED OPEN HOUSE DIRECTORY EVERY FRIDAY SATURDAY and SUNDAY We are busy arranging our stock for more convenient hardware department shopping. This means faster and better item selection for you, our customers, in our large new location. Drop in soon and inspect our full second floor of housewares, gift wares and outing equipment. Our first floor offers either self serve or helpful service departments for all your hardware needs. ★ Convenient Elevator Service to Second Floor Completely Air Conditioned    ★    Free    Delivery a OPEN Monday & Thursday Evenings Until 9 p.m.    *3 Now More Than Ever Your ONE-STOP Hardware Shopping Center Phone 363-3595    311 Third Ave. SE I ;