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Citizen-Times (Newspaper) - January 7, 1966, Cedar Rapids, IowaPublic Libra Era of no guts journalism Mother charges police state tactics in child custody Case see voice of the people Page 4 the accusations ministrations under Hower and Kennedy were guilty of managing the news has recently been directed at Lyndon John son s press aides and Pentagon news officers. High ranking political figures and newsmen such As Adlai Ste u Thant and Eric Severeid have questioned the sincerity f administration explanations for . Policy. We deplore the fact that most major dailies a Cross the country including Iowa have ignored this controversy even when govern ment officials have been caught in obvious lies. The citizen times pub Lishes this article so that the people May we. Predict news will be a major Story in 1966 have great in fluence in this election year. Inside. Page 3 Complete weather forecast Call 362-1171 we will inform the Public without fear or favor per copy Empire 5-6078 a journal of fact and opinion 606 4th Avenue South East volume 5 number i published weekly in Cedar rapids. Iowa january 7, 1 966 Young America Speaks socialism voter apathy mrs. . Ballard presi free Enterprise our for debit of the Linn. County eign policy and our states Republican women s club rights. Announced plans for the serving on the contest group s sponsorship of a committee with mrs. Ballad America Speaks William Ubert Marion contest for High school ident of the y Oung re students in grades 9 thru 12, Tohn b. Walters entrants must be residents of the Republican of Linn county and will be forum mrs. Paul Palmer asked to submit copies of mrs b a Jensen mrs. . Their ten minute speech in Steele Ted Lewis miss s manuscript form to a panel Angeline Thomas James on Albert mayor Johnson neighbourhood councils must take action i v Albert and Baird King re. Tie bases Manu executives Secre _ in re a i 11 r a a y i j mrs. Merle my grew Spring i i t students will be chosen to deliver their speeches in Competition for Jye who is second District a fifteen Dollar first place Public relations chairman award. Second and third for the Republican women place winners will be a is serving As an advisor to All county groups in the District. Students wishing add Ibn warded ten and five dollars respectively. Among the Twenty cat Agor ies which May be chosen information or a copy Otas a topic for the speeches the contest asked Are welfare programs waste to Contact Republican head in government election quarters in the guaranty Laws communism verses Bank building. Next week the citizen times 1965 awards notice the Cedar rapids social Security office will be open every thursday in till pm. During january february and March. Also March 31, is the deadline for signing up for medicare and retirement benefits. Of a it w b o so o w c p3 in i p _ tr1 to is there a new cd Bill in the future a i Bill to cover everybody coming info he military service in the future no cutoff Date appears headed for passage in the House in january or february House veterans affairs committee chairman Olin Teague d., Tex told a press conference last week. Teague. Just Back from Viet Nam predicted the i Bill pack age vill contain education and Home and farm loan benefits and one new Benefit Job placement assistance for men of cold War service. He said he would like to see a peacetime Bill patterned after the Korea i Bill but added that benefits May have to be scaled Down to meet approval of the White House. Job placement assistance from the labor depart ment is now Only available to War time veterans. He said the peacetime i Bill would have his committee s num ber one order of business in the next session and predicted House approval of legislation by Early next year. United Community service Board of directors meeting wednesday january 5, 1966 Many code no Shower no both no hot water. A needy family of six rents this below code Apt. In the heart of Cedar rapids. Mayor Bob Johnson recently told the citizen times that a great Deal of Progress was made in 1965 in removing dilapidated houses and bringing below code dwellings up to Legal standards. He expects More Progress for 196o As City county and Federal Agan cies seek areas of cooperation for expanding programs to re move Urban blight. The mayor pointed out that Legal difficulties hampered the work As Absentee owner ship Laws and property owners attempts to evade responsibilities often result in extended litigation. He commented that Public clean up drives in cer Tain neighbors Post along with Gene Al Public interest would help greatly. Or. Johnson also criticized certain real estate dealers for exploiting the situation. The mayor pointed out that Legal difficulties hampered the work As Absentee ownership cent Page 10

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