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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - February 18, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Officials at the White House check Ihe damage ID the stolen helicopter, above. Right, U.S. secret service agents escort Preston from a District of Col- umbia police station following his arrest at the White House. An army helicopter, stolen from nearby Fort Meacle, Md.. lakes off from the-south lawn of the White House Sunday. The chopper, stolen by army Pfc. Robert K. Preston, stationed at Fort Meade, was forced to land on the lawn of the executive mansion by a volley of shotgun fire by federal police, following a daredevil chase across the Washington suburbs. Willing To Act The Rev. Cecil Williams Glide Memorial Methodist church in San Francisco raises a fist during a morning service as he expresses solidarity with Dennis Banks, AIM leader. The men are spokesmen for a coali- tion of groups that the Sym- bionese Liberation army, alleg- ed kidnapers of Patricia Hearst, have asked to distribute food. DPI Telephotos Art Gets Heavenly View of Impeachment., Embargo By Art Buchwald WASHINGTON Al a prayer breakfast here recently President Nixon urged Americans to join in silent prayer to determine God's will for the country. "Too often we are a little too lie said. "We try to talk and tell Him what we want. What all of us need to do and what this nation needs to do is to pray in silence and listen to God to find out what He wants us to do Well I tried it. The other morning I was standing with my head bowed and God said, "You're awfully quiet this morning, Arthur." "I'm wailing for you lo lell me whal to do." "Thai's strange, Arthur. You usually have iP a long list ol Ihings lhat you ask of me." "President Nixon said we should slop' talking and we should listen to you and find 1 out what you want from us." "I don't want anything from you. I'm doing fine." I "I don't mean thai, Lord. What should we, as Americans, do thai would please you? b j "Well, for a start, you could clean jA_ I your air and your water." BUCHWALD "Oh, we're doing that. Didn't you hear President Nixon's Slate of the Union "I was at a church meeting that night. It still looks pretty bad from up here." "That's because of the energy crisis. You see, we've had to burn a lot of gook lo get through the winter, and we've had to lower our environmental standards. But as soon as the crisis is over I'm sure we'll do something about (he air and waler. Whal else can we Inflation Problem some down (here with inljulion, Arthur. "I thought so, too. Bui President Nixon says everything is just great and we're in terrific shape economically and peon e have more buying power than they've ever had before Hmmm, it musl have escaped me. I've been gelling a lol of prayers from unemployed people lately htiy'b'ig1 "f Wilnls "Then why don't they build small 'God only knows. Is (here anything else you'd like to siv' ic-ins "lcntioncd il yon'asked, but Am'er- riglH." linR "10 Tcn lefl and "Which one did you have in "I imagine you're referring lo Watergate now have to admit, Arthur, lhat someone is lying All thf FnctH way> God- ihcn "I do." "I forgot that. You probably d chances of "Is this a prayer or a question1'" o. Listen, what are the IL AP Wirepholo A Hug for "Mama" Harvey (i. Wallbangcr, 1, clutches Mrs. .John Moore, his foster mother, as he peers at the camera. Harvey is a 17-pound orangutan who wears diapers and is still hand fed in a high chair. Mrs. Moore, whose husband runs the zoo in New Orleans, had to lake him in when his own mother ignored him. Back to Life AP Wirepholo Fireman Kd Hylicki gave mouth to month resuscitation to Tiffany Ashton, 15 months, after rescuing her from the second floor bedroom of the Ashton home in St. Paul Saturday night. Doctors at the scene snirl Ihe child began breathing again a few seconds after being brought lo Ihe ground from UK; smoke-filled house. Her condition improved from critical to fair Sumluv. "What else dn you want for America, "Peace, good health care, protection of Ihe individinl -mil an excess proflls lax on the oil industry. I won II I see ho Arab oil embargo lifted before Americans really s hr getting mean to each other y l'lrl "You'll have to speak to Henry Kissinger about thai CmivMghl
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