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Citizen-Times (Newspaper) - October 5, 1966, Cedar Rapids, IowaAmericana 66 four foot fullback Gray mornings Golden afternoons Smoky even Ings. An Acorn dropped somewhere the other Day and autumn began. No acorns dropping a pud our share of Suburbia. No Oak Trees that s Why. All we have is a shedding guava a few footballs dropping though. On the after school practice Field. There s a sign of the Smoky autumn. This year i am coaching a Small football team. Not Small in numbers Small in size. My fullback is a Burly four footer. The line averages maybe 75 pounds. This is a Small boy football they Don t play tackle. They play a Brand called Flag football. Everybody wears Acou Leof strips of cloth flags stuck in their belts. You can Stop a Ball Carrier by grabbing one of his flags and it Oft. A tog oaf Iowa s in d e p e Dent As 365-6078 a journal of fact and opinion volume five. Number Nineteen published weekly in Cedar rapids 901 4th Street South West october a 1966 later than you think news a lot easier to get a runner s Flag if you can get the runner Down on the ground first our season opener is coming up soon. We be been holding spirited practice sessions three times a week. So far it s been mostly Drill Drill Drill on fundamentals. Mister Sinor i forget again is Offens Ewhen we got the Ball of when they got the v this question from a Clear eyed boy of 10 years. A moppet with the face of an Angel framed by a scuffed football helmet with the word kill painted across the front. My killers Are a spirited Bunch willing to go do or die for the team next saturday. If they can just remember whether they Are an offence or defense i coach this team along the same lines that Vince Lombard used in coach ing his Green Bay pack ers. I run a tight unit. Discipline is the key. A list of my training practice and game rules May give you some idea. Rule no wearing of Short pants to practice. One of my Best half backs fell and skinned his knee the other Day. He did t cry but it was a struggle Rule go straight Home every Day after practice. This will save your to cont. On Page 10 san Diego calif., Ted j. Hidinger us son of or. And mrs. Frank f. Hidinger of Cedar rapids Iowa is undergoing nine weeks of. Basic training at the naval training Center Here. He is receiving instructions in naval customs ordnance and gunnery seamanship damage control first Aid sur Vival shipboard drills and sentry duty. A program of physical fitness military Drill and inspections keeps the recruits mentally and physically Alert during their training. His Navy classification tests will determine whether he will be assigned to a school Shore station or ship after his graduation. Moffett Field calif., aviation electrician s mate airman Jay l. Hutch Croft us son of or. And mrs. Junior l. Hutchcroft of 708 36th St., Cedar rapids Iowa has graduated from an electrical maintenance course offered by the air training detachment 1012 based at the Moffett Field naval air station. He studied the Basic maintenance concepts for electrical systems in the e p-3 the Navy s newest and most modern a debate someone has to lose aircraft. Detachment 1012 pro Vides aircraft maintenance training to both military and civilian personnel and Are largely responsible for the operational readiness of the at lactic and Pacific fleets. Fireman Collin v. Aarhus us son of mrs. Gladys aarhus of 182 13th ave. S.w., is serving aboard the att ack transport Bexar with the . Seventh Fleet in Southeast Asia. In August of 1965, and again in january 1966, the Bexar drawn by the demands of action in Southeast Asia departed her Home port of san Diego calif., for the far East. Now after Only a few weeks in their Home the Crew again answers the Call for duty. Marine sergeant Lonny d. Mersch son of mrs. Marguerite m. Mersch of 218 16th St., was prompted to his present rank while ser ving with Marine air base Squadron 1, at the Marine corps air Sta Tion Cherry Point his promotion was based on time in service and rank military App France and his know ledge of selected Mili tary subjects conf. On Page 16 in sunday night s de Bate Between Democrat John c. Culver and re publican Robert m. L. Johnson both of whom Are seeking the second District congressional political Brick bats fell thick and fast. Culver the incumbent for the Post began the meeting in somewhat solemn fashion. Speak ing in St. Michael s Episcopalian Church to a group of some 500 adults and students the debate was by several Church youth groups Culver said that a congressman has a dual purpose 1 to represent his constituency and 2 to represent the Best interests of the country. Johnson responded to this opening statement with a slashing attack on Culver s voting re Cord in Congress. In Congress Maitlon exp Aidif Why Nef averted ing Aid to make communist countries stronger Why he tried to abolish Hupac Why he absented himself from the House when that body voted that the Urban improvements program must use Only american made products and Why he voted to take Silver out of the coins and give us that phony . J. To these and similar questions Culver countered with this is the first time i be been acc used of being a communist i voted against Hupac be cause the amount of appropriations was Virtus Cre Pancy with the Quantity of legislation passed. Johnson replied that it was Culver who had used the phrase communist not he. He said we Are alone in Vietnam and i will not vote for any Aid to communist coun during the rest of the program the candidates were less Bellicose. When asked about Viet Call a conference of the free Southeast asian countries so we Don t St and alone presumably he referred to strength benign alliances in that area of the he concluded by reaffirm continued on Page 16 . Civil service trying to break firefighters Union a major Issue in the struggle Between City Hall and Cedar rapids firemen will be the subject of a court hear ing Here october 10. Local 11 of the professional firefighters association has asked an injunction against an order from fire chief Jesse Hunter and the civil service commission. The order would re quire 35-40 ranking men to drop their Union membership. The order pro Hibits supervisory men Lieuten ants captains and up from affiliations which would exact prior consideration and. Might act against the Best interests of the the Union Here has fought for several years for higher pay at least to match policemen claiming the longstanding manpower shortage is due to Low wages. They have voiced dissatisfaction with administration in the department As Well. Union lobbyists were instrumental in getting the 56 hour work week now set by the Legisla Ture. The present Case could also have state wide repercussions. If the injunction is granted some observers believe it would be a lever to Force other City governments to raise wages and recognize Union locals As bargain ing agents for firemen and other City employees. If the injunction is denied the local Union would lose Over a third of its members. This co uld end 4he Union s effectiveness in pay and policy disputes. John Shea attorney for the fireman has been quoted As saying the civil service commission is trying to break the conf. On Page 74

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