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Citizen-Times (Newspaper) - July 30, 1964, Cedar Rapids, IowaPublished weekly at Cedar rapids Iowa 5 raw volume in number xxvi 324 7th Street s. E. Bib venetian moots Queen perform Here sunday Joann Fluckinger Center will reign As Queen of the annual venetian nights this saturday. Pictured with Joann Are her attendants Bonnie and Connie Clatter Buck. Orthodox Rich honors two from the opening of their afterburners until last smoke fade from View the famous Usan Thunder Birds put on a dazzling Aerial demonstration of formation flying that has to be seen to be believed. You can see this spectacular show on sunday August 2, 1964 at the Cedar rapids municipal Airport where this out 1 standing group of professional Are scheduled to Fly their sparking red White and Blue North american f 100 super sabres. The thunderbird per form what amounts to be an Aerial Ballet As they Man Euver their Jet fight ers like a precision Drill team through a preplanned sequence of they states wherever have travelled. Adding zest to the thunderbird performance Are their color Ful Solo pilots who time their double Maneu vers Between those of the four air plane Diamond forma Tion and keep the show moving with their Flash ing routine of Low Alti tude two ship aerobatics. The thunderbird Are no t a group of stunt pilots or daredevils but a group of professionally dedicated officers and airmen helping to explain the world Over the United states air Force Mission of aerospace Power for peace. Their performance is an outstand ing example of our air Force s Long Range precision striking Caparbi vision striking Capa landmark razed of vbu5ftalliesanywhere two members of the Cedar rapids syrian orthodox Community were honoured by their Church this week follow ing the convention of the anti chaian Ortho. Dox archdiocese Witol Edo held in Witchita Kansas last sunday. George a. Abodeely one of the founders of St John s orthodox Church was awarded the medal and citation of the monastery of mount Sinai for his Philanthy Rophy loyalty and faithfulness in his own Par ish and at the citation was awarded by direction of his beatitude patriarch theodosios i of an Titch. Or. Abodeely is the second american Layman to be Given the Honor by his Church. Tony Nassif Well known Cedar. Rapids Rester Hunter one of the founders of St. John s orthodox Church and a member of its Board of directors was named by the annual convention to serve As a member of the advisory Board and the. Board of trustees of the Toledo Arch Dio sece. Or. Nassi was honoured in 1955 by the lebanese government and president Camille Chamoun Nassif was awarded country s Gold medal of Honor. Or. Nassif s appoint ment to the Post on the Toledo Arcidio Secenas made by archbishop Michael Shaheen. Bomb in which the1 planes in the Dia Moi id formation climb vertically in front of the audience and break away to the four Points of the Compass. Trailing White smoke like a bursting skyrocket each air plane dives for the ground. Approaching the Field from opposite the of Loos Cross Headon at closing speeds of up to 120iq Miles per hour directly in front of the crowd known As the . Air Force s official Aero Bati c team the Thunder Birds Fly their entire show at Low Altitude and within a one mile radius of the show area. The audience can easily see every Man Euver performed throughout the pro Gram while listening to the official narrator describing the thrilling Maneu vers. Flying their of Loo with wingtips overlapping 3 feet and separated Vir tidally by Only Broom stick clearance the thunderbird have been seen by audiences All Over the free world and have become outstanding ambassadors of Good will for the United on the Glove in a matter of hours. Since their activation in 1953 the thunderbird have performed in 40 Dif Ferent countries of the free world before More than 57 million spectators hundreds tour new mercy Mother Home v r a West Side landmark fell beneath the Jackh Ammer of Progress this week As the 50-year-Bld St. Ludmila Grade school was demolished As part of a continuing improvement program at the West Side Parish. The building was abandoned following the construction of a new elementary education building. A look at the recently constructed Mother Home of Cedar rapids mercy nuns. 9-001. Fit 3s mv01d

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