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Citizen-Times (Newspaper) - August 3, 1966, Cedar Rapids, IowaAl 80j 3s 3av Cedar rapids Law says to to 99-23-6 eos is opiary children May buy firearms x the killing of sixteen people by sniper Charles Whitman in Austin Texas this week renewed Cong Ress s cry for passage of a strict firearms traction Bill. Proposed provisions of the Bill include psychological testing of All gun owners registration of All firearms with Law enforcement1, agencies and a waiting period for All citizens who apply for ownership of a gun. The proposed Bill has attracted National Atten Tion since the gun say ing of president Kennedy. Prosperous armament cont. On Page 2. Waterloo has message for mayor Bob Johnson see Page 5 Iowa s Independent newspaper citizen times Empire. 5-6078 volume 5, number 77 a Jim ii of fact aa4 published weekly in Cedar rapids profile 1.7 Smith grew up 606 4th a Mut South East August 3, 1966 for years record that will be hard sidelines watching eith to beat in the years to or his father or his Uncle come. Play in the Cedar rapid s Gazette City Amateur tournament. They never won but sunday Dennis Smith did. Smith a slender blonde 19-year old University of Wyoming Sophomore was playing in his second City Amateur tournament but won the title by six strokes and established a with rounds of 76, 66, 73 and 67 at Cedar rap ids country club Elm Ellis Park and twin Pines respectively Smith carved out a 72 Hole total of 282, two str Okes better than Par and four shots better than the previous record of 286 set by Jerry Maples in 1963 and tied last by cont. Page 10 citizens committee attacks problem alcohol can Lead to insanity death Smithes winning form grand opening receipts to Jeff cheerleaders i Vosi Jefferson High school cheerleaders Kathy Ravenscroft Joanne. Waldron and Cheryl St. Germain prepare to tee off at the new Nii nature Golf course at the Cedar Hills shopping Center. Story and pictures on Page n the first thing a per son must do to cure a drinking problem is admit that he has once this step has been taken an alcoholic is on his Way toward arresting the Progress of disease that May drive him to Insan Ity or death. Bringing persons to this realization is the primary task of the citizens committee on alcohol ism which operates a clinic and information g enter at 504 guaranty Bank building. It is o operated As an addition to the Linn county mental health Center. In charge of the Center and recently named executive direct of the . A. Is father Alexander George of St. John s Eastern orthodox Church father George has completed a course studies this year at the University of Taii. After serving As a Board of the citizens committee for three years. There Are almost5000 alcoholics known directly or indirectly to us in Cedar father George believes his Cen Ter must encourage these people to seek competent help. Alcoholism is no longer to be regarded As a sign of degeneracy or weak character. Rather it is to be treated As a disease which cannot be cure but can be arrested. The Center combats alcoholism by trying to educate the Public about the disease. It tries to encourage Community action designed to control and prevent alcoholism. It plans programs and conducts workshops and seminars. As an alcohol information Center this new a gency correlates coordinates and makes readily available All existing ser vices that May relate to alcoholism. Personal services Perr formed by the guaranty building Center include consultation for alcoholics or heavy drinkers their families friends and employers. After a problem is out in the the Center refers the alcoholic to the proper professional Agency for. Specific treatment. Many patients Dis charged from the Oakdale or Independence treat ment centers Are refer red Back to the committee Center. The Center then attempts to place the Man in a steady work situation. They continue an interest in the patient ind eminently. As father George puts it a Man trying not to re Vert to alcoholism is the loneliest Man in cont. On Page 4

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