Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - September 1, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
The Cedar Rapids Gazette: San., Sept. I, 1974
New At Art
“Technology and the Artist-Craftsman is now at the Cedar Rapids Art center, 324 Third street SE. Special opening for Art center members and the general public will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. The exhibit features metals and textiles and was put together and is being circulated by the Octagon Art center in Ames. The exhibit will be shown in 10 Midwest states. The exhibit will remain in Cedar Rapids through September.
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Grey hand-spun Mexican wool and grey Persian lamb were used by Judy Felgar, Marion, Ohio, in this large woven hanging. It is 50 inches by 72 inches. Displaying the hanging just after it came out of the packing case is Stan Wiederspan, Art center director.
Registration Begins for
Classes at Art Center
Classes for both adults and young people are available at the Cedar Rapids Art center. 324 Third street SE. Classes and beginning dates are as follows:
Painting Workshop—Thursday afternoons. 1:30 to 3:30, starting Sept 24 Cost is $20 for IO sessions. Students bring all their own materials Stan Wiederspan. Art center director. will instruct Drawing Explorations — Tuesday evenings, 7:30 to 9 30, starting Sept. 24 Cost is
$20 for IO sessions. Wied
erspan will instruct Art Appreciation—Thursday mornings. 10 30 to noon, starting Sept 26 Cost is $15 (free for Art center docents) for IO sessions Wiederspan will instruct Color Slide Photography— Tuesday evenings, 7:30 to 9 30, starting Sept 17. Cost is
$20. Instruction will Ik* by staff.
Needlepoint—Tuesday evenings, 7 30 to 9:30. starting Sept. 17 or Wednesday mornings. IO: 15 to noon, starting Sept 18 Cost is $15 plus materials for five sessions. Pat Lawson will instruct.
Needlepoint Workshop — Tuesday mornings, IO: 15 to noon, starting .Sept 17 Cost is $15 plus materials Instructor is Sue Trainer
. Weaving—Tuesday afternoons, I to 3 30. starting Sept. 17. Cost is $30 Rakel Sayre will instruct.
Intermediate Knitting Workshop—Wednesday afternoons, I to 3 30 starting Sept 18 Cost is $25 for eight ses
sions. Enrollment is limited to 15. Hilda Brooks will instruct.
For the Young
Pre-School Explorations in Art—Wednesday afternoons, I to 2, starting Sept 18 or Thursday mornings. 10 .30 to ll 31, starting Sept 19 Cost is $10 Instructor is Mary Ellen Bickel
Children’s Saturday Classes —All begin Sept 28 at IO a m Cost is $15. The six classes are Explorations in Art. Mudlark which includes working with clay. Butterfly Wings and Two Dimensional Things which includes painting and drawing, Boogie Woogie, Treadle, Peddle and All That Jazz which includes weaving of all kinds, knots and knitting. Super Movie Mongrels in SMM which covers filmmaking and From Thumbelina to the Muppets: Puppetry for
Children of All Ages
Additional information and a brochure are available from the Art center. 366-7503.
Film Library In Memory of Mr., Mrs. Green
A film library has been established at the Cedar Rapids Art Center in memory of Mr. and Mrs Howard R. Green
The memorial was established bv Nancy G. McHugh. Cedar Rapids; Mr and Mrs Edward W. Kemp, Tipton, and Mr and Mrs William H. Green, I Roeland. Colo., in memory of their parents.
The gilt included 16 nim. projection equipment and twin. wood cabinet, sound speakers, as well as an initial collection of films These films, which relate to both art and the lasting beauties of life, will be shown on various occasions at the Art Center, and. through special arrangements. can b«* loaned out It is the hope of the donors that other persons will feel encouraged to contribute to the film library so that a broad collection can ta1 obtained and used to enhance the overall Art Center program
Monnix Impact Hits Romania
BUCHAREST. Romania (AP) — The American detective serial “Mannix,” shown on Romania television in this Communist nation, had its effect.
A cartoon in the government paper showed a housewife saying her bedside prayers and asking that “no harm come to Mannix.”
The Communist party paper reported on a 13-year-old student, alone at home in the town ot Bratina, when a burglar entered his house When the burglar left the student trailed him to his lair and noted the address He told the police, who captured the intruder. The paper congratulated the youngster saying “Bravo, Mannix of Braiilta'"
Fall Activities Begin Wednesday at Coe
The state insect of Penn Sylvania is the firefly
Coe college activities for students and faculty begin Wednesday and continue up to the first class day, Sept HI New faculty will meet Wednesday at 8 30 a rn for an all-day conference that will be a combined introduction to Coe administrators and a tour of college facilities. Provost ( arson W Veach will preside Returning faculty will meet Thursday. After an 8 30 a rn coffee hour in the Che rry auditorium lobby, presentations will in* given by President Iz*o L Nussbaurn and other administrators Faculty committee meetings will Ik* held from I 30 to 3 p rn after a noon luncheon in Gage Union
New students will begin moving into Coe residence halls at noon Friday An information center will lie set up in (iage Union lobby to help students with residence assignments and orientation information Following dinner Friday night, students will have an informal dessert in the Armstrong-Douglas lounge lo meet administration personnel
Saturday morning parents will be the guests of the college at a continental breakfast get acquainted hour in the Gage Union Following tin* breakfast both new students and their parents will be welcomed by President Nuss-* baum at 9:30 a iii iii Sinclair
auditorium Orientation meetings for parents will In* held from Kl to II MI a in, while* students are hearing from Ct a* Student Senate President Craig Herink and meeting with student colleagues arid faculty advisors
Following lunch with their parents in Gage Union, new students will begin planning overall educational plans and class schedules for fall Meetings with faculty advisors arid student colleagues will bo held from I to 5 p rn A barbecue for students arid faculty wilt be held m the Gage Union patio at 5 30 p rn., with a dance scheduled for the PUB patio at 8
Registration for new students will begin at I p rn next Sunday in rooms B t and I) of Gage Union, continuing until 5 p rn Following the Sunday evening meal, students will have dessert in faculty homes Returning students needing to change registration* and any new students not completing registration next Sunday will register for classes from 9 ani until 3 30 pm Sept 9 Music theory placement tests for ail students registering for music theory courses will lie given that day at 2 p in in room 201 of Marquis Hall Classes begin Sept IO
Mort* than half of all automobile trips in the United States cover five miles or less
Gazette Photos by L.W Word
This samovar, which is completely functional with a heating element and neon bulbs, is pewter and wood. It was made by James Seavey of Gloucester, Mass., a metalsmith and industrial designer.
Cacti Smuggling Plagues Mexico
Demand for cactus plants is j so high in the U S., F’urojM*. j and Japan that smuggling the , ornamentals out of Mexico has I become a lucrative business The wily thief isn t the only J predator threatening cacti in J Mexico and tither countries In | many places, growing towns, ; roads, overgrazing, and nun-I mg have crow tied out many j species, the National Geographic Society says Native to the Americas, I cacti have diversified into J more than a thousand species and have developed hundreds I of distinctive sha|>es
Some plants resemble trees, shrufis. or vines One variety forms a round clump with
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more than a hundred prickly heads The barrel cactus has one massive stem
The creeping devil suggests a giant caterpillar Continually taking root at one end, the cactus actually inches forward. the rear shriveling and dying as the front grows. When the plant encounters a rock, fallen log, or another cactus it creeps up and over K.
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President Woodrow Wilson, in 1914. became the first President since John Adams, in I Hon. to deliver a message (State of the Union) to congress in person
One of the more humorous items in the ''Technology and the Artist-Craftsman" show is this one by Gerry Evans, metalsmithing instructor from Philadelphia. He calls it "Homage to Eyes ’. It is made of bronze, calf suede, silver, plexiglas, rubber and plastic. The tiny horn works, as does the wind directional device. Wearing it is Stan Wiederspan, Art center director. Art center hours are IO a m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, IO a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday and 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Mine Discovery To Move People
BUX (MSM KC. Pa (AIM _ The tiny Columbia county borough of Centralia has authorized a feasibility study on a proposal to relocate all I 'ahi residents to make way for a coal mine.
Officials said Thursday the borough sits over a $25 million coal deposit. Real estate appraisers, meanwhile, say tin* value of all property in the community is a mere $1 million
There s no reason for panic and alarm.'' Steve Phillips, county planning commission
coordinator, told the residents Thursday Mineral rights beneath the community are owned by the borough, officials said.
“The people were kind of shocked." said Centralia resident John Yokemick, a 63-year-old retired miner. "They weren't notified The first we heard of it was whim we read it iii the pa|H*r
You ve Asked Abour
CII be retiring soon. and I want to apply for monthly so rial security payments for my disabled daughter. She s 25 and has been completely disabled since birth What information should I bring along to apply for payments for her?
You’ll need proof of her age and her relationship to you — both of these are trs'tally shown on a birth certificate. You’ll also need to identify a medical source from whom social security can get information about your daughter's medical condition
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When I got my first part-time job a couple of years ago. I used my sister s social security number but recently I got my own Is it possible for me to get this work credit changed from my sister's record to mine?
Yes. you can and should correct this report of your parttime earning* as soon as possible so you'll get social security credit for this work Contact your nearest social security office and give them the details, including your social security number and your sister's number They will he able to correct both of your records.
The Cedar Rapids Social Security office is located in room 300, SGA building, I 22 Second street SE. Telephone number if: 366-24 I I, extension 43 I.
On Monday, Sept. 2
Volunteers from the Cedar Rapids Fire Department will be at the locations and times listed below to receive your donations to the
jerry Lewis Labor Day
Telethon for Muscular Dystrophy
Let t have a big turnout! Come meet the men who man our Fire Deportment!
Let’s Fill A Fireman’s Boots With Our Donations
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