Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - May 31, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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White Neighbors Harass Woman
IU .lot' Lapointe
DETROIT (AIM - Maytroit Hilliard sat behind lier hoarded living room window readily lier hate mail \ member of the black \ letnam veterans group uhieli has pledged to protect her family stood bv
I'm afraid oi my own shadow," sa id the black mother til si\. whose West Side home has been the tartlet of rocks, garbage and haras -ment since she moved into the prey mush all-w lute neighborhood last summer
“They don't want handbills iii this city, but I ve got to tret one to protect my home." she said. holding her 9-mnutli-old baby girl in her ur ills
At first uncertain about whether to flee from tin' violence. Mrs Richard, whose children rallye up to 19 years old. now says she is determined lo sta>
“I’ve lived with white people all my life." she said "My parents were the second family in an hast Snit' neighborhood they used to coll ‘Polish Town
Tw o ut the Richard boy s played basketball nearby with several neighbors in sight of tin unmarked police car.
Police have been guarding her modest home around the clock since hist week Mrs Richard finally sought their help after a brick was thrown iii her basement window An inscription tied to the brick
IU Vhigail Van Buren
PKAH AP,BV Our daughter was married for only five weeks last year. The marriage was annulled because her husband went back to Ills boy friend ( Yes v on read right, I said "boy friend." I Our daughter then resumed her friendship with a fine voilily man she had known since childhood and they are Manning ti* be married iii •lunch this summer.
Should we send wedding m-v nations to our friends aud relatives? I hesitate to do this because they already gave her one wedding gift. She didn t send the gifts back because she never got around to it.
IN DOI UT UPAH IV: Invite whomever you want. The matter of a nill will be up to them.
DK NR XBBY Your advice about what to say when making a condolence call was particularly timely for me.
I recently went to the hospital to have a baby I desperately wanted I returned home with empty arms. Our precious baby was stillborn You are right. Not every one handles his grief iii the same manner Some find comfort in talking about it. Others do not. In my ( ase. I was so crushed. I couldn't briny myself to talk about it Sensing this. the friends who came to see me said only “I’m sorry.’’
All I could say was “Thank you
Abby. please tell y our readers that iii circumstances like mine. the one tinny friends say shouldn't is “Don’t feel so sad X on ll have another one. because I will never have this one again.
KMPTY ARMS * * *
DK A It ABBY Re condolences: Many, many years ayu we lost our first child when he was only a few months old. OI the many Buoys written or said to me. I recall only one. then or now Someone close said " I he only tinny I can think of to say is that I love you Reaffirmation of one s love is important
MUS. A M K
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Mr and Mrs (Bonn VV Bable, I BTO /aka avenue NAV will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary Saturday with a reception at St Marks Lutheran church from 2 to 5. Hosts for the event are the couples children: Mrs
Richard Randall. Mrs Bary Lorenzen and Dennis, all of ( edar Rapids. Mr Bable and the former Kvelyn (Delta Sorensen were married dune 4. 1949. in Waterville.
read “Bo home nigger — can you (lily it?"
rile Interested Veterans for Kconomic and Social Progress univ cd in VV ednesday with a pledye ol long-term protection
"VVe are trained iii the arts and crafts of w ar fa re said Robert bines, a spokesman tor the group. which claims 2.50(1 Mailman members "We tony lit for ibis country and we should be able lo live wherever we please
Parlier this month the home was patrolled by union yroups working witll the \ \At P l>e-troll Police Commissioner Philip Tollman \ isited I he home hist week and told Mrs Richard to “hold on
Since she moved into the neighborhood last .Iilly .lier windows have been broken, and fish and wine bottles have been thrown iii her backyard. Last November a ear roared across her front lawn One of tilt' hate letters was decorated with a la rye American flay sticker and uryed Mrs Richard to limy e “w itll your own kind. where you are wanted
Another letter called Mrs Richard, who recently separated from her husband, a cot ton-pie kin ’ kinky - haired ADC (a form of welfare) woman."
“I ve worked hard. I worked two jobs for lour years.” said Mrs Richard, a bookiny ayeiit
Maytroit Richard, a mother of six, who is separated from her husband, surveys the damage at her West Side Detroit home Thursday. Her home has been the target of vandalism since she moved into a previously all-white neighborhood. Police have taken up round-the-clock protection after two labor unions provided protection for her following publicity of her plight. A group of Vietnam war veterans are also providing protection.
Society for Women
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“Having Done All, Stand
Woman’s Vigil at Monument Ends
By Steven XX. ( abord
PORTSMOUTH, Va. (I PI) — With the stubborn determination ol her ancestors. Marian Rawls fouyht a brave but futile buttle to keep Ports-month's Confederate War monument decorated with four Confederate flays and a memorial wreath.
Mrs Raw Is. an officer iii the I lilied Duuyhters of the Confederacy's local chapter, said lier six-hour viyil ut the momument ended Thursday because she is a law aud order advocate “and I didn t want to resist the police. I bowed to authority
"Since May .'bl is really Memorial day — not the day the yovernment said — the duuyhters voted lust week to put flays around the monument
as we d done every other year." Mrs. Raw Is said
surrounded by four life-size statues represent my Portsmouth ( 'onl'ederati* dead
“But Tuesday. the city council. without tulkiny to anybody. decided to take them (low ii. When I saw they planned to take the flays down I told the city manayer that those flays better not be touched “If you take them down six times I II |iiil them back seven thues, the 7B-year-old voice teacher told city officials Mrs Rawls said she "borrowed” the Confederate flays from the Portsmouth Confederate cemetery yra e sites "At H o'clock this mommy I put them around the monument and then fiytired I better stay aud do some gar-dcniny.”
The 40-foot monolith is
"Why that monument is more than IOO years old. and some of Portsmouth's hest people modeled for it w hen they built it." Mrs Raw Is said. “We would he derelict iii our duty if it were not decorated.
"We were ceded that piece of land from the city. and it was always our task to care for it." said Mrs Raw Is. “But they told us it was the city ’s job to decide how to decorate it
“It would have been abject disrespect not to have'decorated it. especially since Ibis is the real Memorial day — Decoration dav as it used to be
MIA Officially Dead
XX KST III RCKY. Y Y (AP) — Seven years after he was shot down over North Vietnam, Air force Major Vincent A Sciliiuiu officially has been declared dead.
His former wife. Helen, said the Pentagon's announcement Wednesday, which came on the birthday of the youngest of their four children, was no surprise. But “you never really prepare yourself completely for it," she said.
She is now Mrs. Robert Kindler She remarried five years ayu and lives iii this Bister county community with her new husband and tier children by her previous marriayc — Audrey, 15; Pamela. KL Vincent, jr 12, and ( hen. who turned ll Wednesday
Seunyio’s K-105 plane, on wInch he was an electronic warfare officer, was shot down Nov I 19(»H, a week after his :12nd birthday Both he and the pilot, who has never been heard from, were declared missing in action
Mrs Kindler said she waited. hopefully, for word of her husband s fate. But.by I DBD she said. she virtually yave up
hopiny. Military friends (old her ii was doubtful Scunyio had survived and after conductory her own investiyation she sorrow fully ay recd
Of her remarriaye. she said, “I had lour yotiny children I couldn't live iii the grave. so-callcd. I had to live I had to breathe. I had to have air and they did too."
Nevertheless, she recalls. she and her children anxiously watched each televised return of P( )W s last year
“The first film on tin* Pf WX s always came out at I in the mommy. The children and I were always up then It was a very emotional moment I yuess I would have to say I finally yave up the last glimmer of hope when the last of the P(IVVs came hack
Despite official announcement of their father's death, the children all want to continue wearily MIA fmiss-iny iii action) bracelets Mrs Kindler said
She called it a “beautiful yesture and said We try to have them he proud of their lather They loved him very much
Mrs. Raw Is. w hose < iv ii w ar and Confederate ancestry dates to her grandfather s brother. said sin* didn t see herself as a martyr for a cause hut inst a "co-patriot.
“I en toyed scemy all those happy faces tins mommy, all t bose people yy bo told me to
hold my yround." she said proudly “Why even a Brev hound bus driver saluted me as lie drove by “ll I ve done anything. if I have taken a stand it was merely an extension of the stand my ancestors took iii commy lo this country arid cs* tablishiny it " she said
As St Paul said Hay my done all stand .”
Mitchell movement winners iii a yame played Thursday at Noelridyc Park Christian church were: North-south — Mrs XX K. Lyman and Mrs. Karl llenriksoii, first, and Mrs Robert Biitsehi and Mrs. Richard Slew ort. second: east-west — Mrs Richard Koenig and Mrs Robert Valor, first. aud Mrs Bill Howard and Mrs Shirley Moore, second. This was the List yame until September
XX est Side ( tub
Winners iii a Mitchell movement yame played Thursday at XX city-XX ay were North-south — Mrs I, XX Bushy and Beoryo Albert^. first, and Mrs. K V llarriny-ton aud » Hyde Now bn, second: cast-west — Mrs. Scott Denison and Mrs John Knodle. first, and William Hostings and Larry De < 'Inc of Des Moines. second The next yame will be played at 5 JI) Sunday .it XX city -Way
Cadette Conference Planned Saturday
‘T ree To Be Von and Me" Is tile theme of the annual Cadette conference for Cardinal council of (till Scouts to he held Saturday at the YWCA.
The conference's activities include a sty Ie show and workshops on denim embroidery . i rid i x id na I clothing desiyn. sketching ycneral crafts, ecology, photoyrnphy, ceramics, yoya and leather crafts Lunch and swimming' or volleyball arc also planned.
Indian Rail Strike Costly
Bv Xivion L. Bt Ikon!
NKW DKLIII. India I NIM Prime Minister Indira BuikIIii's success iii erushmy a national rail strike could have more impact on India’s development than the explosion of its first nuclear (lev ice
rile immediate domestic repercussions from the May IS nuclear test were limited to a burst of national pride and a boost iii the prime minister's prest rye
Pro l abor Departure
But Mrs Claudiu s firm Ila lid 11 nu of the rail strike marked a major departure from the traditional prolabor policies el her Congress party w Inch has ruled India since 1947
"The railway strike just ended could mark a watershed in India's tanylcd aud somewhat confused labor relations." wrote the Hindustan Times.
"In a sense the railway strike was of the yovernment’s ttvvn making since it had for many years thrown its weight iii favor of labor and against management irrespective of
the nature ol the demands rn issues iii question
No one here expects Mrs Caudill to turn pro business I tut I lie day s til easy entices sinus lo labor unions seem lo he lading
George Kernaiides, the Socialist leader of militant unions that iincondittonally called off then 211-day strike. has accused the prune minister til plotting to “kill Hie labor movement
Mrs Candia describes such statements as preposterous. She maintains lier hard line toward the rail workers was dictated solely by economic realities that liar the government from “continuing to give mon* and more when we have
less anil less "
lier gov eminent arrested thousands of union act iv isis, held back wages, evicted many strikers and their families from government apartments and used troops to man key rail installations
“The economic loss to the country because of the strike
was high." sa iii one int* i mi I mu,11 labor expert. but the cost iii terms "I clv ii IH'ci I a s w as (*v (‘ii lily lier Mrs Caudill's defenders ar '.jut* that the gov eminent had lo do c\ cry tinny possible lo break the strike and prevent economic bankruptcy But Hic rail workers return my to their tolls are hiller and there arc fears that they may pose a greater threat I" the ta ll vv ay s al work t hail vv lien they were oil strike "The count i v s basic economic (111Iiciiltics. of inflation. of disparities iii the wage structure, remained unresolved." said one XX ('stem observer
The government’s most pressing problem today is yetting enough vv heat and rice into subsidized government shops for the poor Procurement "I the spring wheat crop has fallen behind schedule because, officials say. farmers and private dealers are hoarding the crop until prices go up Labor leaders say Mrs Candid should be as lough on the hoarders as she was nu the rail workers
C.R. Recitals Are Planned On Sunday
Two piano and organ recitals will he presented Sunday at Hilthrunner Music Co. by students of Mary .lo Yotroubck of Mary Jo's Piano and Organ Studio.
Students participating al 2:JU arc: Tina Hut Ii. Daniel Osborn, Fan Phoner. Jeff Nassif, Sandy Kapp. Laurie Rallier. Ruth O'Brien. Bene Nassif, Ann Kapp, Jim Jensen. Nancy Ferguson, Sally O’Brien. Diam* Ingram, Brenda Dougherty . Kathy Buresh and Patty O'Brien
Students performing at 4 arc: .lamia Weir, Tami and Uric Waxbom. Kane Lynn and Dennis Crave. Matt aud Jason Bogart. Antlion Harrison, Denise Sehonberg, Lisa Maxwell. Patty Craliek, Donna and Kathy Hug hoi rn. Mary \ andcwalU*. Sarah Bennett. Marti Mcyoeks and Karla Karra r
XIso, Sunday, piano students of Mrs. John Iv Charlson, 1H39 Miami tinv(* NK. will present two recitals at St Paul’s (Tilted Methodist church.
Participating at 2 w ill be: Pisa Krazoe, Patricia Simon. Deea Bail his. Kathy Bey, Jolene Schumacher. Aim Hutchinson. Jill Thompson, Karen Jacobson. Jeri and Kiln Katka. Iv lien England, Kay Soery. Ann Ne iii ce. Julie Dav idson. Cilery I and Jim Shanklin. David Johnston. Karen lluv Ilk, Dav id Howell, Susie Pfost. Jill Rnoseli and Alice XX Hillier
Xppearing al J will be Usa and Carol Crondahl. Kraneiiic Bray. Julie llupp. Kelly Walker. Kelly O'Brien. VIichael Barnes. Karic and Keel ciemmens. Sarah Sears. Julie Krickson. Theresa Widmer. Mike and Jim Slattery Tom Listebarger. Owen and Lisa Sawyer. Kellie Crow. Karen Studker. Amy Salmon.
( and Bolton. Roberta Wilson. Dav id Howell. Jill Rocsch and Alice XX Hillier
ON THIS ll XTK in 1904, top Xmencan diplomatic aud military nllJcials met iii Honolulu to discuss ways of meeting the Communist threat to Southeast \>ia
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Mrs. Jerry Howell was hostess at Wednesday’s event. Medalist for IS holes was Mrs. Leland Burns and championship flight winner for IS holes was Mrs. David Johnson Mrs. Richard Spaeck was medalist for 9 hole play. Flight winners for 9 holes wen*. Mrs Frank Krajman. presidential; Mrs Larry Snodgrass. A; Mrs J IV Fly ii ii. ll; Mrs Don Lunsden, C; and Mrs. Larry Long, no handicap. Junior girls golf will start June Kl at 7:45. For more information, call Mrs. Del Ruth, 377-5252, or Mrs Snodgrass. 3H3-7953.
Medalists iii the ex cut W ednesday were Mrs George Tschetschot and Mrs A \ Griffin. Ilostessess were Mrs. John Hank and Mrs. Robert North. Thirty-four golfers participated. Flight winners were Mrs. Tom Merry man and Mrs. L. XX . Hacrther, championship; Mrs. Don Terrace, presidential; Mrs. Otto Wiedcrsborg. A: Mrs Alvin Burns. B; Mrs Jim
Hedges, ( . and Mis F I Kadlec. I) Mrs Leu Henning won the day 's prize and an approach vv as sunk by NI rs. Hedges
The first tw Hight golf league for couples is planned Sunday at 3 followed by a picnic al the Harbor X Jew pav Ilion iii Fills park Members should take table sen ice and meat For further information, call Mrs Belt Hoffman. 3H(Hi718
Seventy-one players participated Wednesday. Mrs Robert Young was is hole medalist Flight winners in is hole play were Mrs X ming. championship. Mrs Robert Smith. A, and Mrs Norman Kessler. IL Medalist for ti hole play was Mrs Beet Katz and flight winners wen* Mrs Katz, championship; Mrs I Iv Damcrnu. \. Mrs. Harold Sovcm. IL Mrs John Peterson. C. and Mrs XX illiam Hayes. I) Approaches were sunk bv Mrs Young, Mrs. Robert Condon and Mrs Robert M L. Johnson.
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