The Gazette from Cedar Rapids, Iowa on April 2, 1961 · 23
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The Gazette from Cedar Rapids, Iowa · 23

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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Sunday, April 2, 1961
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Political Notes By Frank Nye. Salesmen Wanted II ZIiriilZI AFTER his news conference tn Des Moines last week. Sen. Barry Goldwater of Arizona chatted at some length with Gov. Norman A. Erjje, Lt. Gov, William J. Mooty and newsmen. '" ::' . - He is an easy conversationalist and soon got into the matter of today' business slump. He said he had I mini rim m-inwu lupus (A L'l ikbc inis causea lx. uov. iwooiy wnq, among other things, runs a car agency at Grundy Center, to let it be known that Sen. Goldwater had better not show up at his place or he'd find himself signing a contract before he could look under the hood. ' .... But Gov. Erbe backed the senator on this score. The governor said he'd left his name with a car salesman 3 weeks ago and is still waiting to hear from him. Din of Inequity rlERE was quite a flurry of activity when a group of municipal leaders in the fight for the "fair 15" of the road use tax fund invaded legislative halls last week to seek a public hearing. In no time at all some ing off with some of the legislators in verbal tiffs. Which caused Park Rinard, secretary of the newly-formed Urban Street and Highway Research Assn. to remark: This is a real din of inequity." . peakm'UasrYt6rd : - AT one point In the low-cost housing bill debate Rep Tom Riley (R-Cedar Rapids) offered an amendment providing that a public vote could be taken at a special election. '' " ' - 'Just as the vote was being taken on the electric voting machine,.Riley remarked that urban legislators are well aware "we are down here at the mercy of -rural legislators." This caused Rep. Harold O. Fischer (R-Grundy Center) to come front and center. ' "I resent that remark," he" announced. Riley immediately apologized, adding: "I love and respect you all." As-laughter in the-house died down,-the-vote was. completed and Speaker Henry Nelson (R-Forest City) announced: "In that case we'll pass your amendment, 54-40." O Townsend Plan GETTING back to Sen. Goldwater: In response to a question, the senator told the press that he believes he can do more good "wandering around the country as a senator saying what I please" than he could do as President because "a President hat to be more circumspect." This prompted another question: . "Does this mean, senator, that you wouldn't say the same things as President that you are saying now as a senator?" . "Not at all," said Goldwater. "I'd say the same things Via saying now which Is the reason why people probably wouldn't elect me." The senator went on to say he has a problem In 1964 since he has to run again if he wants to be reelected. The senator went On to say that his senate term runs out in 1964 which poses quite a problem. He added: "But I'm not going to pull a Lyndon Johnson." Johnson, under a law passed Tor John Nance Garner's sake by the Texas legislature, was permitted to run both for vice-president, and U.S. senator at the same time last fall. "We call that the Townsend plan for aging politicians," Goldwater quipped. . . O . Young Republicans SEN. Hickenlooper and Rep. James E. Bromwell of the Second district are planning excursions into, this area this week. Sen. Hickenlooper will visit Cedar Rapids Monday afterrioon, address the Dubuque Chamber of Commerce Tuesday and take a plane back to Washington on Wednesday. Rep. Bromwell has scheduled the following appearances: ' Tuesday: Linn county bankers' spring meeting in Cedar Rapids. " r . . Wednesday: A public breakfast at Independence. "Thursday: Lions club at DeWitt at noon. Friday: Iowa College Conservatives on University of Iowa campus, Iowa City, in the afternoon and Linn, County Young Republicans at Roosevelt hotel 8 p.m. The Linn County Young G.O.P. is experiencing a revival and wantsa big turnout for Rep. Bromwell's appearance. Rep. Bromwell was to have addressed a meeting at Miles Wednesday evening but it has been canceled. He will be available to meet the public at the city hall In Dubuque from 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m, Tuesday and at the city hall in Clinton from 2:20 to 5 p.m. Thursday. Or he may be contacted through his Cedar Rapids office at 90 First avenue NW, EMpire 4-0124. . O ' , , Young Democrats LINN COUNTY Young Democrats are scheduled to meet at 8 p.m. Wednesday at 326 ORC building to check reports on a membership drive and to select dele-" gates to the state convention in Des Moines this spring. -.;--T-.r... ... .. o . ;;,::. ;JLil Emma K, Blaise , v EMMA K. BLAISE, who died In a Cedar Rapids hurs- ing home last week, probably was the best-informed woman on 1890-1960 era of Iowa politics of any in the state. Among her many positions Jn state government she served as secretary to 3 Iowa governors which is believed to be a record. We have been administering ourselves a verbal spanking because we put-off too long the opportunity to ask Mrs. Blaise, mother of Karl P. 'Blaise of 224fr Quntry-Club Parkway. SE;.-about, hef ' . varied experiences. ,; y , $5,000 Ford Grant To Iowa U. Composer IOWA CITY-Robert Lom-bardo, a graduate assistant in" the University of Iowa music department,, has been awarded a $5,000 grant sponsored jointly by the Ford hoped to rind some time to go into local stores to see for himself whether he could find ' support to substantiate a theory that one reason business is down is because clerks no longer are exercising the art of salesmanship. This led him to the observation that it is next to impossible to geC anyone to sell you a car in Phoenix. He went to look at a new car-the other day; he said, and nobody tried to sell it to him. m. ( w a. "' m a t of the invaders were squar foundation and the National Music council. He Is one of a group of young composers chosen to write music for the public schools and will reside during the 1961-62 school year at Hastings-on-the-Hud-son, where he will compose music for the town's school. Wafer Laps at Cedar Valley Bridge . THE CEDAR VALLEY still holding when this picture was taken Saturday although officials feared that the flooding river might take the bridge out. Both the Cedar Valley and Cedar Bluff bridges had been closed to travel. The river was right up to the floor of the Cedar ValUv bridge at the far end. Several buildings in Rochester in Cedar county were surrounded by water 'Saturday.; ' -T " " 7 ' " - - Friends Unit To Hear Reports on Race Relations IOWA CITY Programs of . , t'u . t a a I ine American rnenos service committee will be highlighted at the organization's public report meeting to be held Saturday afternoon and evening at, the Congregational church in Iowa City. Two addresses will deal with the problems of race re lations in this country and in Africa. In the afternoon, Jean Fairfax, the national staff coordinator of southern programs of the Quaker committee, will give a talk on "North and south 100 Years After". In the evening, Lewis M. Hoskins, professor of history at Earlham col lege, Richmond, Ind., will speak on "Black and White in Africa", The afternoon program will start at 2 p.m., with a panel of hlghschoorsfudents-from Cedar Rapids, West Branch and Iowa City. They will dis cuss their experiences at youth conference in Boone, la., and in Colorado. At the program starting at 4:15 p.m., the Rev. John C. Craig, minister of the First Congregational church of Iowa City, will give an in troduction of , the work of the Iowa City Sponsors for Equal Education, a commit tee which brought 3 children from Prince Edward county, Va., for schooling in Iowa City. East Iowa Girl Gets Scholarship to Peru MANCHESTER A Manchester girl, Miss Donna Lee Oshel, has been awarded a United States Educational Exchange scholarship for the study of Peruvian literature at the . University of San Marcos in Peru during the coming summer. Miss Oshel, daughter of Velda D. Oshel of Manches ter, was graduated from Man chester high school In 1957 and is now a senior at Grin- neil college. Majoring in Spanish, she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa at GrinneU last fail. Made under the Inter- American Cultural convention, the grant is one of the exchange programs for which provision is made in the Ful- bright act, which includes round trip transportation, tuition at the host university. plus an allowance for other expenses in the IACC ar rangement Miss Oshel was honored last week by selection on the national honorable mention list of applicants for the Woodrow Wilson graduate fellowships. Namt Eldon Gillette To Buchanan Board WINTHROP Eldon Gil lette has been named to the Buchanan county board of education to- fill ' the unex pired term of Earl Gibson of Aurora, who has moved to Fayette county. The appointment was made by the County board. .' Rotary Officers. NORTH ENGLISH Leo Strohman has been elected president of the Rotary club. Glenn Reed is- vice-president;, C R. Off, secretary, and George Neff, treasurer. Field Is Named., ; DECORAH Bert Field of Riverside, Calif., son of Dr. and Mrs. H. P. Field, has been named to participate in the academic year institute to be held at the University of Utah the coming year. Want ads are wonderfull They serve everyone. bridae over the Cedar river Trader Overturns, Vicicr f.!aa Injured VICTOR Art McGaffey. 52, is in serious condition at the hospital in Marengo with a crushed chest and head in juries suffered when a tractor overturned on him about 2:30 p.m. Saturday. McGaffey was employed on, the John DeSmet farm 4 miles north of Victor. He apparently tried to turn the tractor too sharply. Expand Waldorf Awards Program FOREST CITY The Rev. Sigvald D. Fauske, president or Waldorf college, has an nounced an expansion of the college's scholarship pro gram as part of a broadscale enort toward strengthening Waldorf s academic pro gram. Beginning next fall, the college-will increase to $225 the scholarship which is awarded automatically to any applicant who ranks within the upper 10 of the graduating class of an ac credited high school. , An expansion of this schol arship next year will include those students who rank within the upper one-fourth of their high school graduating class and who, in addition, score in the top one fourth on the ACT battery, of college entrance tests. Scholarship recipients must maintain a C plus average or higher to remain eligible for receiving scholarship assist ance. '- Also new next year will be the Waldorf merit scholar ship awarded to any sopho more who ranked in the upper 10 of the Waldorf freshman class and who is not re ceiving a Waldorf college scholarship. Waldorf is a 2-year college owned and operated by the American Lutheran church Most of the college's 355 stu dents come from Iowa and Minnesota, though a few come from 15 other states and several foreign coun tries.-'-'-.-.:-.. - ..: Catholic Educators To Mett at Carroll CARROLL A 3-day Iowa Catholic Music Educators' conference will be held In Carroll April 16-18. Nationally known music educators on the program are the Rt Rev. Msgr. Francis P. Schmitt. director of the Boys Town choir; Dr. Charles B I o n d o , associate professor of music, University of Notre Dame; Byron Autrey, Michigan State uni versity: Frank W. Hill and Dr. Krai M. Holvik, both professors of music,. Iowa State Teachers' college. Cedar Falls, and Patricia Reilly, Coe college, Cedar Rapids. Begin Work Soon on Decorah Therapy Unit DECORAH" Work on the new Winneshiek county Phy-i sical Therapy center will be gin In the near future, according to.John-Galvin,' architect for the project T The center must be out of its present location in the Thomas Roberts school by August and it is planned that everything will be in the new building by that time. Glenn Lyshoj, co-chairman of the fund raising commit tee, said $44,000 has been re ceived to date, of a total of $50,569 pledged., Actual cost of the new building will run close to $55,000. Visiting Scientist, IOWA CITY Prof. Frank Pennington of Coe college, Cedar Rapids, will visit At kins blgh school Friday as part of the Iowa visiting-sci entist program. bote by Lrrr Mordeo. TlpUa in eastern Cedar county was Annual Spring Art Exhibit Is Planned at UIU FAYETTE Upper Iowa university's annual spring art exhibit will open with a tea from 2 to 6 p.m. May 2L The exhibits of art students will be displayed in the Col-grove-Walker building on the UIU campus. Open house will be held daily from May 21 until noon on May 29. Carol Pleggenkuhle, daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Pleggenkuhle of Hawkeye, will serve as special assist ant to Miss Rachel Van Cleve, directorr during .the exhibit. Committees appointed for the event, which attracts visitors from northeast Iowa, include: . Hosts Tom Baldwin, Wadena; Nick Toutsch, Fayette. Refreshments Jean Na-deau, Elaine Linge and Tina Alderson, alLof-Fayette. Serving Mary Andre, Me-chanicsville; Connie Longen-baugh, Cedar Rapids. Paintings Antoinette Kann, Marquette; Tom Baldwin, Wadena. Drawings Tom Heideman, Coggon; Dennis Dake, La-mont. Design Frances Hendrix and Frances Dunn, Fayette; Claudine Schatz, West Union. Art' education Miss Pleggenkuhle; PhyUis Miller, Strawberry Point; Diane Borland, Oelwein. Set Workshops For Volunteers -In Cedar Drive CLARENCE Every vol unteer of the American Cancer Society in Cedar county will have the opportunity of attending a special work shop in their area before starting the "home-to-home" 1961 Cancer Crusade. Don Irey, Clarence, 1961 Cedar County Crusade chair-, man announced that 5 work-; shops will be held this week, : starting at 9:30 a.m., Tues day in the Methodist church in Clarence and at 7:30 p.m. in the Bennett school. On Wednesday, workshops will be held at 9:30 a.m. in the city hall in Tipton; 1:30 p.m. in the Legion hall in West Branch and at 7:30 p.m. in the Legion nau in Mechanicsville. Town and township chair men are: Towns: ... Irene Meier Clarence; Mrs, Vernon Bright, Massi- lon; Mrs. Francis . Schoff, Lowden; Phyllis Hambright Bennett; Mrs. Hilbert Smith, Durant; Mrs. Glen Eaton, Tipton ; Mrs. Lloyd Meyer, Buchanan; Mrs. Melvin Vincent Downey; Esther Johnson, Springdale; Mrs. Louie Hansen, West Branch; Edith Crock, Mechanicsville; Mrs. Cecil Spear, Stanwood and Evelyn Gless, Sunbury. j Townships: Mrs. Orville Meyer, Day ton; Mrs. Norman Kroemer, Massilon; Mrs. Richard: Dlrck s, Fairfield M r s. 1 Grover Langfeldt Farming-; ton; Mrs. Harold Hillier,1 Springfield; Mrs. Robert Meinholdt, East Center;: Mrs. Robert' McGregor, ! West Center; Ernest Bolton, Red Oak; Mrs. Clarence Streets; Rochester; Mrs. Donald Johnston, Sugar Creek; Mrs. Elvln Larson, Gowerj -'MES. , Elmer . Max- son, Jowa; Mrs. Harold Wil li a m s, Springdale ; Mrs. Carl Moir, FreemonV nd Mrs. Don Kammerling, Linn. Waukon Monday will be the tenth anniversary of Burg Implement Co. Movies will be shown and coffee and doughnuts " served from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Rural Divisidn 7 Linn Cancer Crusade Set Dr. R. E. Weland, vice- president of the Iowa division' of the American Cancer Society and pathologist""at Mercy hospital, will speak Tuesday at the rural division kickoff in the "Linn county Cancer Crusade. In announcing plans for the session. Rural Chairman Walter Shupp named the community and township chairmen who will spear head the county-wide under taking. All chairmen and workers will attend the klckpff dinner meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Sheraton-Montrose hoteL ....'.-. "The goal of the rural di vision will be to reach every home in each town and township with potentially life-saving material," Shupp said. "Many of these volunteers have served for many years on this crusade and they know from personal ex perience the Importance of early detection and prompt treatment of cancer." Community chairmen are : Florence Koch, Alburnett; MrsH. W. Holman, Center Point; Leo French, Coggon; Mrs. Frank Sladek, Ely; Mrs. T. H. Neuhaus, Fair fax; Mrs. Robert Chadim. Shop 12 Noon to 9 PM Monday Save Jubilee No Money Down, take up to 36 months to pay, ask '- about Sears Modernizing Credit Plan . . , today! GET YOUR HEATING NOW Your cholceof Basement Horizontal or Space-Saver gas furnaces, 80,001 BTU. Thermostat and wire, gas burner control, fan and limit switch. All A.CAjTapprovedr " Warm sdr pleiuunr Five floor-type warm air regurterg with fittings. 75 feet of 1-inch ducts, plus 10 adjustable elbows and metal . -" ., ., screws. Return air plenum. Grill and S feet of 8x1 6-inch return air duct Four feet of 5-inch smoke pipe, 2 adjustable elbows, flue thimble and - - T" draw band. " ; ; Complete CALL EMpire 4-0151 for FREE Estimates We'll inspect your house before recommending. Installation Financed and Arranged -For I Satisfactilonguaranteed er your money Kickoff of Hiawatha: Mrs. Willard E. Rieger, Lisbon. " Mrs. Edwin Booth, Palo; Mrs. Joseph Meade, residential, and Don Horton, business, Mt, Vernon; Mrs. Keith Boyse, Prairieburg; .Mrs. Larry Wenzel, Robins; Mrs. Harold Ramsey, Springville; Mrs. T. J. dinger, Todd-ville; Mrs, Jack Carley, Central City... Mrs. Charles Winstorfer, Troy Mills; Dorothy Miller, Viola; Mrs. Harold Mo Cright, Walker; Mable Paul, Waubeek;- Mr. and Mrs. John Williams, Whittier. -Township chairmen include: Mrs. Mervyn Armstrong, Bertram; Mrs. Ed Silver, .Boulder; Mr. and Mrs. John Williams, Brown; Mrs. DeWayne Meredith and Mrs. Gene Anderson, Buffa-j lo; Fred C. Keiper, Clinton; Mrs. Alfred Witousek, Col-, lege. . j Mrs. Omar Barta, Fair-' fax; Mrs. G. L. Railsback, Fayette; Mrs. S. P. Vanden-berg. Franklin; Mrs. Arnold Nielsen, Grant; Mrs. T. H. Wilson, Jackson; Mrs. Warren Tonne, Linn ; Roy Hampton, Maine. ". J Mrs. Max DeMarce, South Marion; Mrs. Ralph Michel, North Marion; Mrs. Zail Hudson, Monroe; Mrs. Louis Rozinek, Putnam; Mrs. Carroll Pflughaupt, Spring oUD&Y S ALL IE! f69o M&4 COIIIPLETELY AUTOMATIC ' or . . sy. ' Price . . . Gas Heat ZJVAY NOTHING UNTOLC OCTOBER 1st SEARS back' iThe C4ar KApidt ... Guettc: Sum. April S. 1M1 Grove; Mrs. Covert Good-love, Washington. .. . ...... Plans for the Marion Cru-J sadiel also were announced with Keith Keller serving as 7 chairman of the business' section and Mrs. Thomas Wright heading the residen tial Crusade. ' ' General Chairman Frank v L. Martin said the Marion kickoff for all captains and workers will be held at 10 a.m. April 12 Hit the Subur- ban. - -' -'-- Nam Suptrintandftnt r For East Buchanan WINTHROP Russell Stern of - Wayland,- la.- has -been hired "as superintendent of the East Buchanan com munity school district Stern is a graduate of Mc- Pherson college, McPherson, Kan., where he received his B.A. degree. He received his M.A. degree at the Uni-" versity of Iowa. He was prln-. cipal of the Thompson school for 2 years and superintendent of the Jamaica school for 5 years. The past 4 years he has been superintendnt of. schools at Wayland. He is a member of the Methodist - church, ..Masonic lodge and the Wayland Lions club. Mr. and Mrs. Stern and their 6 children plan to move to Winthrop at. the close of the c u r r e n t school year. Your Most Complete Plumbing Dept. on System FREE PARKINQ . LINDALE PLAZA H 1

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