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Citizen-Times (Newspaper) - April 19, 1967, Cedar Rapids, IowaP 80t next chapter in Cedar .1 i 48 years ago disaster struck Cedar rapids Douglas starch works explosion Felt for Miles inc Owa s Independent newspaper citizen times published weekly by Phoenix enter Prises inc., 901 4th Street so Cedar rapids Iowa 52404 published by j. W. Citizen times Grant. Volume six number sixteen Iowa s 10c largest weekly subscriptions a year in Cedar rapids out of town. Second class Post age paid at Cedar rapids Conva. Published weekly in Cedar rapids Iowa april 19, 1967 americana hew assistant must have trial experience faches10 county attorney Post by John Sinor Rains still Mudville Joy a Gray slashing rain came bouncing Down on Suburbia. Two of my children had to be driven to school because they did t have their raincoats. Where Are their raincoats at school naturally _ the Haipin ering terrible news to my male off it 5s, in their own words a Chicken Why because this is the Start of baseball season. And How can you practice baseball in the rain. You can t. It s Chicken weather baseball is a Sunshine sport. Football you can play in blizzards and hurricanes. Football goes on when the Field turns to a sea of mud. But not baseball. Baseball is As much a science As it is a game. And science requires Al conditions to be just it s so my Short Stop wailed. The Heck did it have to rain he asked the question As if it were my fault. I am in charge around Here. But i Don t have that kind of authority As a youth i was never clutched hard by the baseball fever. The trouble with playing hardball that Ball is but several Mem Bers of my crowd were. Rainy Days did t bother them. If they could t play baseball they d go inside and think base Ball. They d thumb through their base Ball cards and memorize a few More lifetime averages. They took great Pride in storing up such facts As old Hoss Radbourne pitched 72 games in 1884 for Providence 38 in Suc cession won 60. They could reel off the Hall of Fame to you in alphabetical order. But 1 could t see that much study on any subject. I was hav ing trouble enough with my Multi plication tables i did do some study on base Ball. Not As a boy though. I just looked up a few facts yesterday baseball developed from the game of Cricket and an old English sport called kids on the streets of Boston in colonial times played games caused one old cat and two old cat using a Ball a Bat and As Many bases As there were cats. Later Abner Doubleday Laid out a Diamond shaped Field with four bases at Cooperstown n.y., and named the game today More than 15 million fans continued on Page 11 pictured above is county attorney William faches with his wife Mary and daughters Allison being held and Andrea. The faches family reside at 1507 rive North Twenty years ago today 1 was discharged from the army air said Bill faches j so i had already planned a Small Celebration. I certainly did t Realise that i would a two reason to tem Ettfer. Linov county s newly appointed .county1 attorney mr.1 William facial. I m Happy about the appoint ment of course i m pleased that Jack Fulton had enough Confidence in me to recommend me for the Job. I m also very pleased that the Board acted so quickly in approving me for the when asked if he planned to make any changes in the office or in personnel the new county at Torney said that he had no intentions of replacing any of the Assis Tant county att ornies although he added that some of their duties would be changed. Faches informed us that he had not decided who was going to be appointed to fill the Job of Assis Tant that he vacated. Thus far i have been contacted directly and indirectly by seven different lawyers for the Job and this surprised me. I cannot say who will get the Job but i can Tell you this the Man who gets appointed to the Post of assistant county at Torney will have to be a trial Law yer and a Good one. The next two terms of court Are filled with said facies and if we Are going to do the Job As i want it to be done my assistant will have to be a Man who can come into the office and do a Good Job. We have a heavy work Load ahead of us and i m sure that whoever is appointed will be Able to carry his or. Faches is a native of Cedar rapids and attended the University of Iowa where he received his a in political science. He then went on to acquire his Juris doctors degree from . S Law school he was admitted to the bar october 17, 1955 and became a Law partner of or. John Rielly. Or. Faches and his wife Mary have two daughters Andrea and Allison. Wien asked about her thoughts concerning her husband s appoint ment mrs. Faches said i have in Bill s ability and i m certain he will ably handle the Job of county attorney not just As a prosecutor but As a Man who can so Wilder the response by continued on Page 11

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