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Protesters March on Ames* Draft Board IQWA>~ t^Continued /mm Page One f£*t*-.' .. * ffl»|}| themselves comfortable '•steps of Old CapHol ers perched on ledges buildings; bank serenaded the "Shrejfcrs." The classes that were held as usual attracted from one-fourth lo three-fourths the usual number of students. About 2,000 students rallied in front of Old Capital to protest the war. Hear Speakers _. lounged on the grass, T advantage of the sunny j weather, as speakers rle- nwnced involvement in Iti- cfdCfiJfa. Some students brought their d.oftg! to the rally, others broufgtt young children. The moocujvas at times playful. Several students said they were staying away from classes during the boycott to stud)* Others patronized local faycjps and movie theaters amUUtcndcd protest planning lutings in the student union. One coed, who took a long mirJifiSy nap in her room, said "this-was the first day in weeks I've, gotten more than six howrssleep." Nearly every kind of university sttidcnt — freshmen, graduates, fraternity members, long aflSHSflJort hairs — gathered at tlw mid-afternoon rally. Most WIREPHOTO (AP) Nebraska Blast Victim Harry Boyles, 44, views the ruins of his home near Mason City, Neb. Boyles and three other members of his family were inside the structure when it was ripped by an explosion Monday. Boyles was thrown to the ceiling by the blast and his wife and a son were buried in the rubble. Mrs, Boyles suffered a sprained ankle. ing.Veishea, ISU's annual spring festival, said Robert Trembly, an ISU senior .and one of the leaders of Wednesday's demonstrations. Trembly, the final speaker at caressed opposition both to the: (he noon rally, said, "It's ab- war and violent protest of it. , sur( | for us to have a 'peace' Standing Ovation - ; ra || y vvni | e we have people only gave a standing ovation, a [ ew | U , nt |red yards away from r P- £ eorgc Forcl1 ' riirector ius who are getting ready to go /\l I Ltn ITnlonMnlJ..*,* C'—I 1 -_ T " _..*•* " of the University's .School of, OV er there and kill." RoUgion.. who warned thai'slu-i • _ ....',.... dent. : violence in.. I he streets i Before Trembly had finished could, lead to "fascism" in! America similar to Nazi Gcr-| many. Looking over the rally, Bryan Larsen, 21, a microbiology student from DCS Moines, said, "Many people here are changing their .opinions — as I've done recently. "I don't think that these rallies help to make up your speaking, other students began leading a charge toward the field where about 150 Army ROTC cadets were drilling. More than a thousand students swarmed around the uniformed marchers—put dandelions in the cadets' lapels, sang, chanted and talked to the trainees until Col. Robert Barnett, head of the Army ROTC contingent, ordered the class dismissed. Enter Armory As the Army cadets headed iinto the ISU Armory, the pro- mind so much as they provide an outward display by the people who favor an opinion." Another student at the rally, j fester's'Viewed" along. Baiji Morgan, 21, a home ceo-: The crowd grew again to nornics major from Mason City,| a b 0 ut 2,000 persons as more stu- stayed away from morning's dcmonstra- liottotibecausc it wasn't safe." J£war rallies are needed, "because people have some way to express" themselves — thc'y can't just siC2B3 do npthing. I'd be disappointed, if people didn't do Davis, a business ma- that he was dis- ted that more . people rn out for the rally. He the Tuesday rock- thrbwmg incident isn't typical of upi^ersity students. •"It'S'just easy to get people tOUOn — they feel, frustrated that the war/drags on so long. Th"e thing Tuesday morning started out as fun, then a few radicals got hold of it and they went off." Mike Hay ward, a graduate student in mechanical engineering, said he attends antiwar rallies and demonstrations to ''see that people arc thinking. 41 Hayward, a former G.I., said offended Wednesday because someone sprayed the let- t<&£«BOTC'' in red, paint on tlwfour pillars atop the steps oJSSld Capital, hat kind of stuff really me," he said. "Some- Umwl find it quite an adjustment back to college life from th£jnilitary. Now, that siMn they^had last night, that was done. ••^flut I just don'.t dig breaking. wJSflfij&s — or even some of the llr»§*I see written on the side- don't know anyone who raiHy-favors the war — they're cSBfi&T against it or apathetic about it" dents drifted into the armory, and some of the students began chanting "All the way to Lincoln way" — usually a football c^Ii—HT.gyyL the team to charge past the ^joaTline, this time, however, it set the crowd moving toward the street, which carries U.S.. .Hjghway 30 past the" campus. '' ' As the singing, chanting marchers moved toward the highway, Student Body President Jerry Schnoor, a sophomore from Davenport, tried to stop them. "What good will this do? It won't do any good," he shouted. Only a handful ofxthe students listened to Schnoor as the protesters moved onto the highway near the ISU Memorial Union and marched to the intersection of Lincoln way and Beach avenue at the east edge of the campus, and sat down. Group Split After about a half-hour, the Ames Protest , **••'- By Jerry Knight , ' (Register Staff Writer) ''4M6S, IA.—A crowd of up to 3.^9W persons staged an after- iiQ&f ,of disruptive, but nonviolent demonstrations here W&j&&day. •Phe-protesters broke up an RD-tG.drill session at Iowa State blocked traffic on ' Highway 30, marched street and held a sit- lonstration at the Story Selective Service. were no arrests and 'rone brief confrontation group split, some staying in the intersection, the others marching down Lincoln way, up Ames'. Main street to the local draft board. At the draft board, the protesters found the doors locked and a deputy sheriff and two policemen inside. Sitting down around the building, the protesters heard march leader Clyde Brown, a Des Moines sophomore, tell them, "Nixon's got us trapped in a land war in Asia. The young men here are trapped by the draft. Now we've got a chance to trap the draft, by sitting in front of then* door." But, the attempt to. keep the draft officials in the building failed as most of the students headed back to the campus, and police helped the employes out of the building about 5 p.m. Cedar Rapids Demonstration By William Simbro (Register Staff Writer) CEDAR RAPIDS, control of the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps building here Wednesday. Some 30 students slept overnight in the building, according to Bruce Nissen, Grinnell senior who is among the protesters. "Col. Jack Stcger, who commands the Air Force group here, came in to get some of his files last night and opened the offices," Nissen said. "So now we have possession of the entire building. It's still liberated." -Nissen said"th^lipstairs"r6oms are being used as study rooms. Downstairs, Nissen said, there is a recreation room and the kitchen has been opened to feed the students staying in the building. "We're going to publish our underground paper, 'High and Mighty,' here Thursday and Friday," Nissen said. "We're also talking about opening up a coffee house and having a pa'rty with rock bands." Nissen said no attempt has been made to remove the students from the building. ."This is a pretty open place, Students wander in and out of the building as they please," Nissen said. Grinnell President Glenn Leggctt said he had no immediate plans to remove the students. Leggett left Wednesday as head of a six-member Grinnell delegation to Washington, D.C., to join a national protest of the Cambodia situation. Call Police In Dubuque By Thomas Ryder (RHltttr Staff Writtr) DUBUQUE, IA. - Dubuque police were called to the University of Dubuque campus Wednesday during an anti-war demonstration. Police said they had received complaints from, residents near the university that the students were desecrating an American flag. Police said they found about 20 students flying a "makeshift" flag on the school's flagpole at half staff. Words on the makeshift flag read, "R.I.P. (Rest In Peace) Kent State. All power to the people." Four crosses and an American flag were on the ground in front of the flag pole. Police said the students told them they only intended to express concern over the pansion of the Vietnam ex- war and the shooting deaths at Kent State. Dismiss Charge A charge of defacing an American 7 flag against Daniel Green, 21, of Farley, was dismissed in Municipal Court Wednesday after Assistant Dubuque County Attorney Thomas Schrup said it is not clear whether lowering a flag to half-staff constitutes a violation of Iowa law. Green was. arrested after police said he lowered the flag to half-staff in a park here Tuesday. Dismiss Class At Drake U. some 2,500 students Tuesday.! for the rest of the week. The students had called for a "student strike if President Paul Sharp refused to cancel classes. The students class boycott asked for 'to mourn the the killings of four students at Kent State University" and "to show solidarity against the intrusion onto American campuses by organizations that use violence to accomplish their aims." -—OfTUMWA PROTEST (Th* Reslster's Iowa News Service) OTTUMWA, lA: -About 50 Ottumwa Heights College students gathered in Central Park in downtown Ottumwa during the noon hour Wednesday to hold a memorial for the four Kent State University students killed Monday and "to express dismay over the increasing violence and polarization in this country." COMMANDER ASKS 'SANITY' Don H. Harmeyer, department commander of the Iowa American Legion, Thursday ap^ pealed to parents, college administrators and students "to restore sanity on the campuses .of Iowa." He said that "further manifestations of riot, arson, and destruction cannot be tolerated on Iowa campuses." PLAN FAIRFIELD MARCH (The Reslster's Iowa News Service) FAIRFIELD, IA". - The Parsons College Student Senate has approved a boycott of classes today to protest the movement of U.S. troops into Cambodia and endorsed a student march from the college to the Fairfield town square beginning at 11-a.m. THEATER .CLOCK (Thursday's starting limes as provided by theater.managers.) VARSITY: Royal hunt of the Sun—8:30. Me, Natalie—6:30, 10:25. CAPRI: A Walk in the Spring ~Rain— PLA'^A! Cacltis Flower—6, 8, 10. PARAMOUNT: The Adventurers—6. 9. INGERSOLL: IvTA'S'H—6, 8, 10. GALAXY: What Do You Say to a Naked Lady?—12, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10. RIVIERAr Paint Your Wagon—8. ^VIOLENCE Erdm The ft«ol»ter'» WftMtniiw Bureau — — WASHINGTON, D.C. - Senator Harold Hughes (Dem., la.) sent' telegrams Wednesday night to about 20 student peace groups at Iowa colleges and universities, counseling against violent demonstrations. "You know that I share your profound grief, frustration, apprehension and indignation about the spreading war in Indochina, and its 'effect on humanity at home as well as RIVER HILLS: Hello, Dolly-!—8. WAKONDA:. Butch Cassidy and the Sun EASTGATE' CNEMA i : ' Gone, with the abroad," he told them. Wind-*7:30. EASTGATE CINEMA II: Loving—7, 9. EASTGATE CINEMA III:- Love Carhp No. 7—12, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10. CAPITOL DRIVE-IN: The Lawyer— 8:45. Would Lift Duty on New Medical Drug WASHINGTON, D.C. .(AP) L-Dopa, newly developed drug used in treating Parkinson's disease, could be imported duty free unde'r a bill approved Wednesday by the House Ways j and Means Committee. The bill, which now goes to the House, would suspend the duty on the "The most appropriate memorial for the students at Kent State, and the other casualties of this war, will come in, a mighty, unprecedented drive for peace that cannot be denied. "This time, the -peace movement must and can win. "Violence will only hurt the S.E. 14TH ST. DRIVE-IN: Cartoons—|cause and must — I repeat,; Again— j must — be a voided." Hughes told the students that I PLANTATION DRIVE-IN: Loving-8:45, 12:15 a.m. Castle Keep— 10:25. PIONEER DRIVE-IN: Easy Rider— 8:45. Hang 'Em High— 10:30. STARLITE DRIVE-IN: Cartoons-^8:30. Midnight Cowboy — 8:45. Alice's Restaurant — 11:05. he and four othef senators are seeking to end the war by cutting off military funds, and he asked the students to help work for peace through "legal; constructive channels." RICE ADVICE LIMA, PERU (AP) - Six experts from Nationalist China arrived • this week to help the Peruvian government increase rice production over the next, two years with-a-variety-oHhe" Philippine-type plant. RIVER HILLS TONIGHT AT 8 P.M. Waller MIMMU BitDfi sifMMAd Waller Mttthau "HELLO, DOLLY!" IK I ONLY 11.00 RIVIERA TONIGHT AT 8 P.M. to Marvin—Clint EMfwood "PAINT YOUR WAGON" CAPRI 8:30. Scream and Scream 8:45. , Hell's Bells—10:40. WEST-VUE DRIVE-IN: Cartoons—8:30. Halls of Anger—8:50. On Her Majesty's Secret Service—10:45. DRAKE AUDITORIUM: The Black Sun —8. Selecting Jury in Draft Raid Case CHICAGO, ILL. (AP) - Jury selection began Wednesday in the trial of 15 opponents of the war. charged with destroying Selective Service records in a raid on a draft board office in ^May, 1969. The defendants include ' Edward City. Classes were dismissed Drake University Wednesday and attendance was made optional today and Friday i after A-GO-GO Continuous from 8:30 NOT FOR THE SHY OR TIMID san francisco style FASHION SHOW Mon. - Frl. i - 7 7th & Locust tel Chamberlain enjoy our budget-priced, money-saving LUNCHEON SPECIALS featuring cold-water flounder staffed with "~"-_ crab meat dressing and served with "- • M IC (ranch fries;cole sla.w^and" hushpuppiej '" | »•» 11 AM til 3 PM ONLY per person OYSTE* >*» AND SEAfOOP RESTAURANT 61st and Douglas 276-3444 Open I P.M. .5. Cart. 8:39 TONIQHT! FIRST DRIVE-IN RUN! AT 10:45 James "007" Bond it Back! IAN FLEMING'S "HER MAJESTY'S SECRET SERVICE" CO-HIT AT «!SO HALLS OF ANGER" U.S. District Court will try .the Robert Honey OPEN 1:00 CART. 1:30 NOW! I$t D.M. SHOWING Killed in Viet TERROR AND TORTURE RUN RAMPANT! (The Register's Iowa News Service) FAIRFIELD, IA. - Mrs. of Fairfield re- Wednesday that her son, Spec. Robert Bruce Vietnam May 3. Haney attended Fairfield High School and entered the Army in June, 1968. He was on his second tour of duty in Vietnam when he drug for two years. "HELL'S IELLES" | MIDNIGHT COWBOY RESTAURANT ANTHONY QUINN 'Color -TONIGHT AT 7 & 9 P.M. INGRID BERGMAN in the VARSITY 2 TOP HITS • BOTH IN COLOR CONTINUOUS FROM 6:3D The Incas had everything: wealth, beauty, honor and innocence. Pizarro brought them Christianity. Color "PROBABLY THE FUNNIEST MOVIE YOU WILL EVER SEE THtRE MflS NEVER BEEN 1NTTMIN& LIKE IT" "Whiil DoYoiiSiiy ton Naked Lady'. 1 " police—when a small- by building employes. of the demonstrators keep Selective Service from leaving their were seldom seen dur- afternoon, and leaders inarch said officers had stay away if the IA. Some 150 young people Wednesday conducted a combination march and sit-in in front of the building housing the Linn County Draft Board'. Some of the protesters tried to enter the building and march to the sijth-floor offices of the draft board but were barred They jthen sat or marched back and forth on the sidewalk carrying signs protesting the Indochina war. At dusk about 50 protesters remained. They had brought blan- kete and sleeping bags and said they intended to spend the outside „,, Orators had their own| night on •marshals" to keep order. I Demonstrations came aft-1 Most of ^ protesU:rs jr<tr>noon rally called by the L f , cnMfse anri rvrfar iKMSfr^ss. c * ar tesling expansion of the war into; . . Cambodia and the death of foundrm/lCII Students Protest Continues ; By a Staif Writer The protests will continue to-i GRINNELL, IA. — -Students day, Friday and Saturday, dur-iof Grinnell College remained in 25 SENSATIONAL ACTS MAY 8, 9, 10 in the 20th Annual SHRINE CIRCUS Thr///$ and fun ga'or* Veterans Memorial Auditorium Fridiy and Saturday tve. 8 P.M. Sunday 1130 P.M. and $ P.M. KlddiuSat. Matin««2i30P.M. General Adm. 1.50 Children 75 Reserved Seats 2.50 Buy Reserved Seats Veterans Shrine Office Auditorium or NOVTAPPEARING NITELY DAVE and SUSANNE r*idn*lini Compjex «( Nin* Dining ArwJ-Opw Sunday 9 Full Scrvic* CoHw Mew* * Compl*)* M«*lin« * Pool F*cUlli«j HYATT HOUSE priv* • DM Mointa. low* MJ21 NOW Op«n 5:45 6-8-10 A .^ ™ CMUHI HO iboti *^^ EJMttW) -s^ SSSEasr^ XS35S&" ; ^ ' • x ' * is -, <:>-,•.••: ^^>. Curious Yilgot Sjoman'j comp.Me *nd uncut I Am Curious (Yellow) it a 're- msrkablo film (which) hat. bean playing for « long (im* io droves of Swedes, «nd io several million people almost everywhere, it is the siory of « young girl who is, or was, curious about politics, nonviolence, Zen, commitment, socialism, other Swedes and, to be sure, sen- It is a serious Him with a noble theme, and, in dramatic terms, it is original," says Look magazine. The Evergreen Film presented by Grove Press sta.rt Lena Nym*n. A Sandrews Production. ADMISSION RESTRICTED TO ADULTS 18 AND OVER. ADMISSION $3-TONIGHT 7:30, 9:45 Hx ^ Made uilth food iailc and an alert ttaie oi humor B£ PREPARED "TheRoyalHunt oftheSnif 1 i^ 8 PLUS CO-HIT—PATTY DUKE "ME, NATALIE" CINEMA! £tST ftrtiana EUCLID TONIGHT 7:30 ENTERTAINMENT FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY'S DAYS ONLY THE GREATEST HIT - OF ALL TIME! CLARK GABLE • VIVIEN LEI6H GONE WITH THE WIND IN COLOR CINEMA II At Both Theatres! CINEMA at 7:30,9:15 DRIVE INI Start* at 8:45 _ R Ratlin—No Orti Undtr \J\ PLANTATION Clift I Kttm ft.M»> GEORGESEGAL EVA MARIE SAINT Co-Hit Drive In ONLY! Hurt Tiimcttiior "^W*^§^P |P§*5P^I^P PIONEER WITHOUT A STITCH THEATRE 1536 E GRAND Continental Seating —Just off the freeway TONJGHT 7:30, NOW SHOW1N9 Camp J I IN COLOR Opens 7:45 Show Starts 3rd WEEK! THi GREAT HIT iVERYONi HAS TO SEE! FINAL 6 DAYS No on* under 171 Peter Fonda PENNI$ HOPPER M?? PLUS A GREAT CO-HIT! CUNT EASTWOOD HANG EM STUM HI OPENS FR MAY! CAPITOL 2 BIS HITS Starts 8-45 WAKOHDA .± .JJJL|ULUI-«pI|nK9Bm^p^9I^Mmg!IH9!|pir •W ! Winner o( Aeaflemy A wards i RATED Paul Newman Robert Redfor< MO ONE UNPER U ADMITTED PIUS E3& IN COLOR Michosl Cain. "

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