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Citizen-Times (Newspaper) - October 19, 1966, Cedar Rapids, IowaAmerican 66 by John Sinor hey to the wind and the wrote Shakespeare one Rainy Day. But by the time will got it in print the rain was gone and the Sun was out. What is he talking asked All his readers. It s a writer s curse when you have to work ahead. He that has and a Little tiny with hey to the wind and the must make Content with his fortunes fit though the rain it Raineth every As i have explained be fore ,1 control a Good Deal of the weather. It s an uncanny Talent and something of an obligation i write see How it by the time the copy hits the streets everybody is sitting on the Beach rubbing in Sun lotion and shooing away bluebirds. I write it s a sunny to Venty minutes juy Iowa citizen times 365-6078 a journal of fact and opinion 901 4th Street South West volume five number Twenty one published weekly in Cedar rapids october 19, 1966 when the governor Speaks everyone listens almost a citizen times editorial de Winter favouritism the citizen times wonders for the lifeboats. Thund ration it s a Good thing for you people m not Power mad. People used to make it rain by washing their car. Not anymore. Now the car goes to the Auto Matic laundromat and that does t take. However there Are ways. Besides writing about it you can always have out of town guests visiting. Come to see you and the glorious we Ather. There was just a Trace of overcast when our present House guests arrived. A Cool Fine otherwise a splendid Day. This is one of our Sto i explained. But the next morning. Wow we woke up to a lashing rain beating at the win Dows. Lightning Dan cing in the streets. The under jarring your Eye Teeth. Aji the company said. A i made a feeble attempt to fake it. What is i asked what s happening outside i be never seen any thing like that Here be a they said. What do you do on a Rainy Day with company Well we figured on taking the kids to the Beach and the continued on Page 5 photo by our it photography took this picture at the recent National Corn picking contest while governor har old Hughe s was speaking to the crowds in attendance. More pictures from the political visit to the contest can be found on Page 2 and 3. The illegal placement of oversized signs in residential neighbourhoods by political candidates is so wide spread in this Campaign that we feel it should be brought to the Public s attention. It is also High time that City building department officials crack Down and order their re Moval. City zoning regulations and other ordinances plainly state that no such signs shall be erected in residential neighbor hoods. We Aren t talk ing about billboards or the cardboard signs Sta pled to stakes but the heavy three color wooden signs that have . Lawns and parking. It is the duty of Public officials whether appointed or elected to enforce equally. In this Case it would be within the jurisdiction of de Winter and the building department to have the signs re moved. You May recall How rapidly the building department acted in a gust of 1965 when John White 1513 3rd Avenue be erected a sign in favor of the City Man Ager form of govern ment. He was ordered to remove the sign and threatened with a per Day Fine for every Day it was left stand ing. At that time Edwin Ter official of the department stated we show no favouritism in the application of the Law. In the past we have pointed out to political candidates during municipal elections that it was not Legal to place signs promoting their candidacy on private or. White who was advocating a new form of government that could have caused a minor upheaval in City Hall was landed on with Hob Nail boots. But the Large number of signs promo Ting this year s Candi dates which Are plainly visible along the main traffic arteries and Are continued on Page 4 news of servicemen san Diego Calif. Oct. 4 Marine private James Good son of or. And mrs. Roy a. Good of 2040 e. Ave., Cedar rapids Iowa was graduated from eight weeks of recruit train ing at the Marine corps recruit depot Here. Jeff cheerleaders do soggy rain dance track reflects a dampened spirits James Good under the supervision of Veteran noncom continued on Page 4 photo by the rain did not diffract the Jeff cheerleader in Friday nights game with Waterloo West. More Homecoming pictures on Page is

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