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Cedar Rapids Gazette Newspaper Archive: February 8, 1974 - Page 28

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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - February 8, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                (tftltn1 Frederick Snyrter was Fatally injured Thursday night when the station wagon he was driving, above, and a semi-trailer truck collided almost head-on on Sixth street Lawrence Squier of Rockford, driver of the truck, bailed out as soon as his vehicle stopped in the bottom of'the east ditch. The call of the truck and part of its trailer were burned when one of the fuel tanks ignited. Frederick C. Snyder, 41.. of 2435 Forty-second street NE, was dead on arrival at Mercy hospital Thursday night, following a truck-auto collision in the 6900 block of Sixth street SVV, north of the Prairie school turnoff. Police said Snyder's northbound car crossed the center line and met a truck driven by Lawrence E. Squier. 51, Rockford, Iowa, nearly head-on. Squier escaped injury. This picture is of Ihe damaged truck. Silent Partner When D-foot-3 Steve Gates, a telephone lineman at Burling- ton, tackles a 7-foot-high job, he finds a little help from his 18- inch tall silent partner, an equipment case, conies in han- dy. Premature? Telephoto Leaders of independent trucker organizations who forged an agreement .with the government for price relief Thursday called for drfver acceptance and said rigs could be rolling again by Monday. But other truckers across the country said the agreement will be turned down and the week-old strike will continue. -Shown at a press briefing following announcement of the agreement are Pennsylvania Gov. Milton Shapp. right, with a cowboy hat someone gave and William Hill, president of the Fraternal Assn. of Steel Haulers and a chief trucker negotiator. Overwhelming Disapproval Wiropholo Tolopholo Independent truck drivers meeting at a Kansas City, Kan., truck agreement reached In Washington In an effort to settle their stop imirsrtiiy voted overwhelmingly against terms of a tentative nationwide shutdown, Thu Irm-kur strike entered Us ninth day Friday.   

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