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Citizen-Times (Newspaper) - September 28, 1966, Cedar Rapids, IowaIowa s indecent mar newspaper 99-28-6 801 3s ujan 365-6078 a journal of fact and opinion Volu Aie five number eighteen published weekly in Cedar rapids 901 4th Street South West september 28, 1966 at Prai Rie schools the Prairie Community schools have stepped archly into the limelight again. Readers of the citizen times will recall the incident occurring be tween David Hickey and teacher Kenneth Marsh a few weeks ago in which or Marsh reportedly St Ruck Hickey several times. Owmar venerate sole witness to that Inci Dent has apparently hit a ten year old child. To obtain facts we inter viewed mrs. Ruth Kauf Man Mother of the child and Pat Cobb the child s brother. Cobb s Story runs like this. Eddie the child was coming Home from school in the bus. Acc ording to other children present whom mrs. Kaufman called subsequent to the occurrence he was t doing anything. There Brase yes i backhanded him in the Chest Prairie is teacher strikes 10 year old Mother files assault charges Driver erase grabbed him and struck him in the stomach and Chest Are mrs. Kaufman substantiated her son s account. added furthermore that she had called officials at the school and had also talked to Brase. Principal Barger stated to Lier that a teacher has a right to spank misbehaving children. _ mrs. Kaufman replied that she thought there was a difference Between spanking a child and striking him so hard that a Bruise is according to mrs. Kauf Man Brase thought the entire situation funny. mentioned that she had a harsh Exchange of words with the teacher and that erase to the Point of being rude. Brase defended his Posi Tion by exclaiming that Eddie had the bus in a nonetheless he admitted to mrs. Kaufman that he had struck the child. Mrs. Kaufman further commented that of her four children who had gone through the prarie Community schools none of them had been entangled in discipline problems. Clearly incensed she was planning to att end a meeting of the sch ool Board with her Law yer on tuesday when we talked to her. re lated to us that she fun continued on Page 14 by Bill Johnson tuesday evening at a meeting of the Board of the Prairie Community schools discussion of the incident involving teacher Marven Brase and ten year old student Eddie Jones see the adjoining article quite heated. Assembled in the Board room were Eddie his Mother mrs. Ruth Kaufman a group of Stu dents who witnessed what had happened and mrs Kaufman s attorney Fred Dumbaugh facing this group was Marve Brase g Fen fixer and looking on was the Board superintendent Wiley and school principal Barger. Dumbaugh in effect o opened the meeting and e limited from Brase his version of the Story. Bra be said that he noticed in the school bus Mirror that Eddie was standing up and using two pencils like a scissors presumably aiming them at an other student. Brase said that he yelled at the boy to quit Messing a and when Eddie Fred Dumbaugh left the bus the teacher said he flipped him on the Chest. When erase had finished Dumbaugh re Quested that he be allo wed to ask the teacher a couple of Brase said that he was Rit Don t have coun Dumbaugh replied to this remark by saying that ample warning had been Given the Board to pro vide counsel. Sounding somewhat upset he remarked that it is in hrs Ruth Kaufman possible to have a com plete airing of facts with out Art advocate for the Brase did agree to ans wer however. When asked by Dumbaugh whether he had. Struck the child erase admitted that he had. Confessed Brase i backhanded him on the was the child creating a Dum Baugh queried. Replied Brase. He was standing up in p. 16 news Vii servicemen specialist 4th class William Coultier son of or. And mrs. Ray Coultier of 3002 14th ave. S.e., was selected As the most outstanding Soldier Coultier of the 57th ordnance company stationed in Thail and a graduate of Washington High school Goul tier als o attended the e University of Iowa at Iowa City for three years. Donald l. 4th ave. Enlisted into the us army and has been sent to fort Leonard Wood Missouri for Basic training. After completion of Basic training he will be assigned to army medical school fort Sam Hou Ston Texas. James Lee Gingrich 1012 a ave be Cedar rapids has enlisted into the us army and has been sent to fort. Leonard Wood mls Souri for. Basic after completion of Basic tra ining he will attend the Contd. P. 4 report on Penick Ford dumping Lime into River a report this week from William. Meaney superintendent of the water pollution control works offered an explanation for the current Deposit of wastes in the Cedar River from the Penick and Ford Plant. Or. Meaney stated that there Are pipes extend ing into the River which carry water from Conden and from the sea Ling and Cooling of pro Cess equipment from within the Plant. On sept 19, 1966, or. Meaney met with or. L. Boudreaux and or. . Widmer in reference to wastes from their two storm sewers which go directly to the Cedar River. It was Learned that these two sewers Are located at 9th and Lith ave Nues . _. The one at 9th ave. . Discharges at the West River Bank while the other at Lith ave. . Dis charges a Little beyond the Center of the River Chan Nel. The latter one Carr Contd. P. 10

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