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Citizen-Times (Newspaper) - August 31, 1966, Cedar Rapids, IowaPublic Library Csati rapi09. Sep 21966 801 Iowa s Independent newspaper citizen times Empire 5-6078 a of Ari 606 4th Avenue South East volume number fifteen published weekly in Cedar rapids August 31, 1966 Bob Johnson Campaign under fire from Weimer the Johnson family Kristene mrs. John the following is tues Day s explosive news release from democratic second District chairman j. Don Wei Mer and reprinted Here verbatim. Robert m. has obviously Given up trying to be a full time non partisan mayor for the duration of the con Gressional second District demo cratic chairman j. Don Weimer charged today in spite of his earlier promises to be in. His office every working As a citizen of Cedar rapids i strongly object to paying Bob John son a year to travel around All of Northeast Iowa for his own political Purpo Weimer said particularly when we have serious problems in the City like the 67 Day old bus strike the rezoning questions and a steady increase in City budget which continue to be neglected and unsold conf. On Page 7. Below is an unofficial list of the mayor s Campaign activities for August gathered from his own news releases and other sources August 2vtu.es. . Meeting Independence August 4 thurs. Clayton Day. August 4 Fri. Waukon an Postville . August 9 tues. Clinton co. Fair Day. August 10 wed. Young republicans Cedar rapids night. August 12 Fri. Republican legislative seminar Des Moines Day. All Iowa fair Cedar rapids Day Jackson co. Fair Maquoketa. August 13 sat. Luther College Decorah. Alla Makee co. Fair. Jackson co. Fair August 14 Sun. Clayton co. Fair. August 16 tues. All Iowa fair mayor s this cannot be considered a Congress ional Campaign August 17 wed. Dubuque co. Fair. August 18 thurs. Buchanan co. Fair Day. August 19 Fri. Winneshiek co. Fair Day. August 20 sat. Elkader Sweet Corn Day. Clayton Republican open House. August 22 Mon. Clinton rotary club noon. August 23 tues. Des Moines candidate s strategy meeting Day. August 25 thurs. Fayette co. Fair Day. George Peony toward a greater America Coffee Breaks use More time per year than do strikes on this labor Day it is appropriate i think to discuss the labor movement in perspective. It is especially appropriate be cause in recent weeks and months some of the Basic precepts of free Trade unionism have been challenged. First let us look briefly at the nature of the american labor movement. The one word that Best describes its Day to Day operation is we Deal with one problem or one set of problems at a time. We avoid pre conceived notions and do not try to fit our program into some theoretical All embracing Structure. This Down to Earth one thing at a time approach is uni quely american. And it can be said i think that this same pragmatic approach is. B. Unique e nature ame Pic native but this not mean As our friends overseas some times say that the United states or the american labor movement have no Basic Prin fundamental beliefs or no philosophical perspective. All of us who Are americans know almost instinctively what our country stands for. We May disagree on specific issues but we were raised in a free society and we have no need for a handbook to define it for the same is True of us who Are in the labor movement. We also know almost instinctively what the labor movement 4s, and Why. But this is not True unfortunately among Many americans who Are not Trade unionists. So a few lines of his tory May be useful. From the Early years of the Republic it was apparent to wage earners that there was a need for collective bargaining. Maybe they did t use those tvs car o4 protect i themselves against arbitrary and capricious decisions by management. By now an overwhelming majority of the american people also realize this fact. But it was conf. On Page 10 citizen times suit against Mutual service insurance a. W. Grant president of citizen publications inc. And present owner arid publisher of the Cedar rapids citizen times has filed suit against. Mutual service insurance company for charging that Mutual service insurance co failed to live up to the terms of the policies Purchase from them in 1964, Grant said that this suit was the first of a series that will be filed by his attorneys Robert a and Robert a Fassler. A. Total of five insurance companies represented by local agents sold policies to the publishing company just previous to the fire that gutted the newly expand printing Plant of the citizen times new conf. On Page 20 news of servicemen Wayne hoist Ronald Jon co Gamp Penbleton Pri Vates Donald a. Jan son of or. And mrs. J. F. Janda of 423-38th St. . C Edar. Rapids Iowa and Wayne d. Holst son mrs. Earl n. Hoist of 1212 32nd St. Nile. Cedar rapids Iowa has completed four weeks of individual combat training Here. During the training period they received More than 200 hours of instruction in guerrilla a warfare the use of in Fantry weapons combat patrols and squad tac tics. Their next assignment is for four weeks of Basic specialist training to prepare them for a specific Job in the mar Ine corps. Marines to be assigned to infantry units will be taught sub specialities such As the technical operation of the machine gun Gre Nade launcher or mor tar

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