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Citizen-Times (Newspaper) - September 11, 1968, Cedar Rapids, IowaCedar Uriel pub Library n printed Ihus i que 6s i a wednesday sept. 11, 1908 sept 26 on route to i-80 Ames a Public hearing to slab wish the corridor of proposed Iowa 549 freeway in Iowa Benlon and Linn counties will be sept. 26. The meeting of local and the slate Highway commission engineers will be at Lakeside school Middle Amana Al 7 . The proposed project begins at a Point on interstate 80 West of the Manas exit extends North crossing Highway 6 West of Hom Slead. The proposed freeway runs parallel to Highway 149 lowest of Watford and thence northeasterly to Highway 30 in Cedar rapids. The project ends at 30, about one and a half Miles West of the Highway 30 119 Junction. The length of the proposed project is 22.5 Miles. Purpose of the Public hearing is to de Termine a corridor for Ilia Road estimated Cost is right Way acquisition is prose allx scheduled to Start in 1970, with initial construction to follow in 1971. The proposed role of Iowa 549 is part of the freeway system to serve East Cen trial Iowa. The segment is part of an 833 mile freeway system proposed for Iowa to he completed in the years following completion of Iowa s interstate Highway network. _________1 Battle of the bands at Arnicar nov. 8 annual Battle of bands ? will artists he Biant Toulouse Lautrec or Picasso have expressed themselves As at armar ballroom. The an thoroughly in their graphics As in their oils by exploiting the potentials of the print medium but their graphics Are available at a much More reasonable sum because they Are multiple originals and yet possess All the aesthetic qualities of a great Oil. Council sincerely a City Eai Loyee cd Chi Viet Nam army private 1c Honald r. Grannis 22, son of or. And Mars. Grosvenor Grannis or. Of Tenafly n.j., was assigned aug. 28 to the 2511 infantry division near cd Chi Viet Nam As a clerk. His wife Christine lives at 1244 33rd St. Be. Piece of Wedgwood China to feature one of a kind Ere oct. 3 6 a the Silver anniversary edition of the National antique show at Cedar rapids opens oct. 3 for a four Day run through sunday oct. 0 at the veterans memorial coliseum. The exposition includes exhibitors from 11 slates from us far West As Colorado and As far East As Virginia and Florida. More than 40 exhibits will he shown including specialist collections of Cut Glass Early american furniture jewelry Victor inn Art Glass paper Sci gals dolls american primitives China political items coins and buttons. Coinciding with it s25th anniversary. The show s feature attraction will be Antiques of Silver and those in Silver con an important one of a kind Wedgwood porcelain vase will be on Spuccia exhibition. It is called fairyland Lustra Wedgwood and was designed by Arlis Daisy making Jones. The vase is of Ines fire table value since it is the Only one s far discovered. Donald c. Koch of Cedar rapids owns the vase Anil it will be featured and pictured in a new Book on fairyland Lustre written in England by inc head of the Wedgwood society. A special attraction will be an Appari assist by serving Dolly Al the Antiques exposition. A Quarter of a million dollars in antique vill be included in the largest antique How held in Iowa. The show is open i . To 10 . Daily and from 11 . O 6 . On sunday. There is an admission charge. Summer Sailor completes cruise aboard Topeka Topeka at sea aug. 22 midshipman . Elderkin us 24, son of or. And mrs. D. M. Elderkin of 352 Park Terrace be has completed a six week summer cruise aboard the guide missile Cruiser Topeka. During the summer cruise he was instructed in engineering weaponry Shl handling and seamanship. In addition he had an Opportunity to put into practice the subjects Learned in the classroom during the school year. Every year midshipmen fro Rathe u. S naval Academy and various colleges and universities participate in these summer cruises. Is army chopper Pilot Garry Pugh gets wings e. Nou Cement was made this week by Verne and Miles Adams Secretary of musicians local -137. The event will ballroom. Miller style the Johe Niiori Centennial Rolka Rand do Island bands coif itry and Western bands and two jazz combo Are to be featured the e Basie is the Only one of in northeastern Iowa. The performance pro vices a Good Opportunity to see contrast ing styles of popular music and for Dan have a real evening of dancing Carr sails Back to san Diego san Riego sept. Ship fitter third class Donald a. Karr us son of or. And mrs. Donald Karr of to 17th St. Has returned to san Diego aboard the amphibious Force flagship fistes follow ing an eight month the u. S. Seventh Fleet in the Western Pacific. the Eslos spent Ost of its time in and around Danang Outh Viet Nam. Here she acted As a command Ami communications Center Foi be amphibious forces of the seventh Leet. During he. Eight months Estes Artici Patch in a total of nine amphibious is Saull operations in Viet Nam., vanity. Sec Potter in Viet Nam u. S. Army Viet Nam army Sec Robert r. Poller son of mrs. Carolyn Gephart 1927 Washington ave. Be was assigned aug. 6 to the 1st Field Force Viet Nam artillery in Viet Nam As assistant operations sergeant. His wife Rose Marie lives in Fairmont w.va., and his father James a. Potter lives at 024 Adrian Waterloo. To Sailor Carney in san Diego san Diego sept. 4 fireman apprentice Tom p. Carney us 20, son of or. And mrs. Clement c. Carney of 1807 Chandler St., was graduated from the Basic electricity and electronics schoo at the . Naval training Center in san Diego. The school is the Navy s largest on the West coast. Students attending the schoo a Spe Clyl ally ill jul Vijil Jjck All . . -------------1 or who will be available to evaluate an Are scheduled to enter one of the Navy toques brought to the show. A fee of will be charged ail All proceeds from the antique evaluation Booth will be. Donated to the american cancer society. The american legion auxiliary will specialities that Deal in electricity. The course covers the basics of the us acct and then students Advance to another school dealing More specifically with the skill of his specially. . Garry e. Pugh Swine exhibit at water Job Sale sept. 28 to follow so Iii of the meat Annial show Al the National Dairy cattle Congress in Waterloo will again offer hug Motif air Opportunity to secure top seed Stock at tilt close of the Swine show at 7 v 5.88, a spot Igil Sale of the top an nails will be held animals m approximately the top third of the show to be eligible for the Sale thus assuring buyers of top Quality animals. In addition to the breeder or commercial in search of a meaty boar the offers Fra and 4-h boys Opportunity to pick up a project Gill from one of the top Swine producers of inc Midwest. The 1ss8 exposition is scheduled to run from sept. 21 thru the first Jive Days will be devoted to the Dairy cattle show and Hie last four to the meat animal a show of Dairy goats will also be held from sept. 23 through the 25th. In enter army Airfield a. Garry e. Pugh 21, son of or. And or Jesse e. Pugh 1111 20th St. So on a 13 received the Silver wings of an army aviator and was appointed a warrant officer upon completion of a helicopter Pilot course at Hunter army Airfield a. During the 16-week course he Learned it Leonard Wood army vat Pavid r. Smith son of or. And mrs Robert a Smith Central cily Complete an1 eight week construction machine oper Ati Orr course aug. 9 Al it. he was trained in the operation of Bill dozers and Learned inc techniques of cd Ting ditches and forming drainage by terns7 his wife Cheryl lives in Central cil Moore at Nang with . Combat air forces Al Nanh Slan sergeant Edward d. Moor son of or. And mrs. Carl l. Moore sr., 1303 first avo., Marion is on duty Danang a Vietnam. Sergeant Moore a fire Protection special St is a member of the Pacific air forces. Before his arrival Fri Vietnam he was signed to Sheppard fab Texas the sergeant is a 1s63. Graduate of Springville Iowa consolidated High. His wife is the former Vinita Bynum. A c. R. Men on guided missile destroyer Berkeley u. S. Berkeley at gunner mate third class James f. Mcveigh a us 21, son of or Anil mrs. James d. Mcveigh of 147 Wesley drive new and husband of the former miss Michelle j. Babish of g27 third St. So is serving aboard the guided missile a Stroyer a Cukeley operating in the Gulf of Tonkin off the coast of North Vietnam. The Crew of this ship is involved in operation sea dragon designed to re Chice this flow of supplies. The ship shelled two Bridges North of the Doz and Hie following Day a fuel storage area and truck parking area erupted in flames at d Oij hoi so Miles North of he Doz Fis a result of the Shors pin Point firing. Healy gets Bronze Star it. Hiley Captain Dennis reason for heroism in connection with two Days later another fuel storage area j Alcaly 27 son of or. And mrs. Donald ii. Kiealy 3600 Elmwood court be receives the Bronze Star medal aug. 0 w Hile a patient at the Irwin army hos Pital Al. Ili icy Kansas. Presenting the award is general Wil Liam c. Westmoreland Cleif of staff for j. S. Army. Copt. Healy received the award for heroism in action against enemy forces in Vic Nam feb. 3, 1968. During the same ceremonies he was also presented the second award of the Star medal for meritorious Achie vement. Cape. Alcaly entered the army in March 13g5. While serving in Vic Nam he was will advisory team no. C3, . Military assistance command viol Nam advising the Volinn Muse 4-Tlli Hanger Ballarion near sue Trang. Captain scaly s actual text of citation Dur Nufi the in week course be Ica nieu Iwu Una Impi gunnery techniques and tactical Mancu Wasleff burning following Berkeley s Vars for helicopters Sun Nortina ground bombardment of an area 70 Miles Norlyn roosts to combat he Atso received in of the Doz that night another Highway str Clion in helicopter maintenance and Bridge am ferry Cross no was Rusl Royce survival. By five Inch shells from the for the Bronze Star medal Tor heroism follows Kiealy Dennis to. Awarded Bronze Star medal a device Dale action 3, february 1008 theater Republic of Vietnam military operations against a hostile Force first lieutenant Healy distinguished himself by heroic action on feb. 3, while serving As assistant advisor 44th Ranger battalion army of the Republic of Vietnam. On that Date during a search and destroy operation in Phong Dinh province the battalion became heavily engaged with a Viet Cong regiment which included two main Force battalions. When the enemy fire Power caused the initial assault to fault or Alcaly prayed the withering fire to the critical area where to directed med ical evacuations. When a disengagement became apparent Healy realized that in order to be successful covering fire would have to be provided. Remaining behind with a Small Force to provide this cover Healy repeatedly exposed himself to the hostile fire while exhorting the men to fire. As a direct result of Healy s efforts the group successfully stalled the enemy counterattack. Healy s heroic actions were in keeping with the highest irad Lions of the United states army reflect great credit upon himself and the military service

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