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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - February 22, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                 he  T he  I  nvestors G uide  By Sum Shulsky  The/ll Do It Every Time ®  i  must liavc more income. I hold 36 chares of Abbott Laboratories which don’t give lur* much income.  A — You must have heard the story of the man who, learning to drive a car, was pleasantly surprised at how well the car ran once la* released the brakes.  Not that Abbott Labs - an “A” quality stock — is to be termed a “brake” on any investment portfolio.  Hut if you continue to hold a stock selling — recently — at around 53 and which pays $1.20 a year (a return of about VA percent), what can you expect in the way of income?  I keep talking growth stocks (Ruch as Abbott) for those who seek growth, and about income investments —  of the  available from many large brokerage firms.  Hut Im* careful it can he wild.  * *    4  Q — What can inflation do to  insured savings accounts?  A — Inflation diminishes the*  buying power of the dollar no matter where those dollars are kept - as dollars — in insured savings, in the sugar bowl or under the mattress or in any investment, such as bonds or insurance, which is expressed in terms of a fixed number of dollars.  4    4    4  Q  I am 8<i, living on an an-  here about  nuity pUrchased   1  f ™ m  ?" ‘“HT awe company. How does this  company compare with others? Will high interest rates affect future returns from this annuity? Should I invest elsewhere?  A — All I can say is that your company is one of the leading insurance companies of your state. There Is no point to asking how your income compares with that from other companies. (There isn’t too much variation.)  Once you start withdrawing from an annuity you’ve put into bonds, preferreds and  high .j effect a contract'which is there yielding commons for those whoi to  * tay for ,  h «  rest yoar 't;.,  nnnrl in™™    nnoHnne    od, I YOU Can’t buy and Sell anilUl-  Sam  Shulsky  GRENADINE/  Pl) I; EE#. 1  why  PO YOU USE THAT  eve gook! it  MAKES YOU LOOK LIKE MRS. PBACULA***  YOU HAVE 6UCH BFAUTIFULEYES*  THAT STUFF CUST MAKES VOO LOOK OLP AHO WORN V OUT"  m  GRENADINES MOTHER SHOULD TALK! SHE USED TO SHAVE Off HER EVEB0WS AND FAINT ON NEW ONES'  ft  TOO BAP SOMEBODY POEONT START A TAP FOR A CLEAN SOAP-ANPj WATER LOOK* BUT I SUESS THERE'P MONEY IN IT"*  Ar  (<  t  to  f—//"• • i  H  5  W  T -I    ..  QKmg feature. Syndicate. Inc., 1974. World rights reserved  For Better Health  ii/  jLl  Gum Disease Is Prime  Cause of Tooth Loss  need income. Some readers ask t why don’t I throw out that broken record? And then you come along wondering why your money is earning 2 percent in-  ties as you would stock and bonds or real estate. Your monthly income is fixed accord-  By Dr. S.L. Andelman  Most people believe tooth decay is the prime cause of tooth loss, but that’s not true. The fact is that adults lose their teeth mainly because of periodontal (gum) disease. Unfortunately, most people don’t know  .stead of. say, VA to 8 percent or.  ra(c ch    not    af   more from a high-quality pre-1  fec ,  u  .„  a „ y way  B   ing to a formula set up when this disease can be successfully you first began the contract. In-treated.  The word periodontal stems  Dr.  S. L.  Andelman  4 4 *  Mr. Shulsky welcomes written questions, but he will be able to provide answers only throuqh the column. For information on retirement, and pre-retirement planninq, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Address your requests to Sam Shulsky, care of The Gazette.  ow a 2000' Sets  ferred.  * * *  Q — What can you tell me  about aa oil concession I bought  in Arkansas?    _  A — About as much as I can    -——  tell you about an oil concession I |~ QAnmcn'k fsT on the moon. The time to find Linn begmetlt OT  out about these things is before you hand over your money.  4 4 4 Q — How can I get financial  advice on investments in real estate?  A — Various colleges give  courses on real estate invest-J said Friday, ment. There are many books on The session will provide the subject. And finally, I sup- opportunity for everyone attcnd-  pose, you ought to cultivate the .    ^    participate    in each of the  friendship of real estate  b  *  v  brokers    primary    discussion    areas—   +  ^    energy,    economic    development,  natural resources and life en-Q — Please tell me about the | lancemen t.  from two Greek words meaning “around the tooth.” A disease of tho gums and other supporting structures of the teeth is thus termed periodontal disease.  This disease is as old as man.  | Skulls of people who lived thousands of years ago have been found to have destruction of the bone supporting the teeth.  There are several types of  the supporting bone and other tissues have been destroyed.  Improper nutrition and abnormal breathing through the mouth contribute to periodontal  Zima  TRYING TO TALK RIGHTER OUT OF THE EYE-00 HABIT*" ^  “T'/tfsr/' a wink to *3 ER RY GOOSMAN BRAWOW, RENNA.  Possibility That Research Center Will Not End  Reports of the demise of the Midwest Educational Research j Center may have been prema-!ture.  Board members of the Joint County school system were told Monday night the $700,000 fed- 1  erally-funded project on the handicapped would not be re-I newed for next year.  However, a spokesman for MERC said Thursday the state department of public instruction intends to apply for new federal funds to move the center to Des Moines.  •.    i * j . I The MERC project in Coral-  disease as do an inadequate or I ...    ...    ,    , .    ,     u     ■*  u i a a- 4 i •    .L.    I    Ville    will end July I when its!  unbalanced diet or a body that!, .    , .    ..  ,    t    ti    a    federal    funding ends. The procan t make proper use of food. . .    .    .    . *  *  1     ..      ejects    is a joint venture of thei  You can do much to prevent!:.,..  r , , ■„  . . . , ..    ,     r     ..    DPI    and Joint County.   #  r* i I    nice    toe    ocvciai lyjzcs ut.periodontal disease by practic-     J   Mee+inn Saturday    periodontal disease but    the com-    ing good daily oral hygience    Myron Rodee, director of spe-  mon variety develops    in two    plus regular dental checkups.    | cl ^ education and instruction at  The Linn county “Iowa    2000    grates. The first is    inflamed    Consult your dentist immediate-    ^°* n f County, said, ‘DHI is subwill meet Saturday at 9    a.m.,!    gums (gingivitis) and    the scc-ily if you note bleeding of the    fitting proposals for continua-  Chairman Robert M. L. Johnson end is periodontitis, sometimes gums during tooth brushing,j ,ion  °f project with a dif-  persistent unpleasant breath, ferent emphasis. If it’s funded,! loose or flabby gum tissues or    ^ . w ^„     move ^     to  £* es   looseness or drifting of teeth.    Moines.”  High School at Kirkwood Will Start in March  The spring term of high school completion classes for adults will begin during the  week of March 3 in Cedar Rapids.  Classes are free for adults whose regular high school classes have already graduated. I  Kirkwood Community college officials said high school basic skills classes will meet at K c n w o o cl elementary school, 3709 E avenue NE; Harrison elementary, 1310 Eleventh street NW, and building N on the Kirkwood campus.  The class at Kirkwood will meet at 6:30 Monday evenings. The Harrison class will meet at 6:30 Tuesday evenings and the class at Kenwood will begin at 6:30 Thursday evenings.  The basic skills classes cover all general academic areas.  Classes in specific subjects for high school credit will be offered at Kennedy high school. They are:  Welding-machine shop, meeting Monday evenings in the school shop; business occupations, Monday in room 67; mathematics, Tuesday, room 227; English, Wcdnes- j day, room 101; shorthand, I Wednesday, room 65; American government, Thursday, location not yet determined.  All Kennedy classes will meet I at 6:30 p.m. Registration will be at the first class meeting during , the week of March 3.  The spring term will last 12 | weeks. Work completed in the Kirkwood classes will apply toward high school diplomas for j adults.  Persons with questions about; i the spring program should confact Barbara Freer at 398-5437. I  The Cedar Rapids (iazettc; Fri., Feb. 22, 1971  WIN  AT  BRIDGE  By Oswald & James Jacoby  The correct play of a suit is likely to depend on how many tricks you need in if..  Today’s hand is a classic example of a perfect safety play. You are in a six-heart contract and th** contract is a cinch if you can avoid the loss of two heart tricks.  Your only worry is if you find ail four in one hand and your safety play is to lay down your ace of hearts at trick two.  West shows out whereupon you lead a second heart to dummy’s king and a third one back toward your jack.  Had East shown out you would lead a second heart toward dummy and hold West to one trump trrk.  Suppose you were in seven. You would have no way to make that contract against certain holdings and would lose this time if you played your ace of hearts, but you would not make this play in a grand-slam contract.  You would lead a heart toward dummy’s king. West would show out and you would have  V+CHRD«fr/^  NORTH  4 A 2  V K975  ♦ 86 3  ♦ A K Q 9 WEST  4 Q IO 8 6 3 V __  4 .I 10974 ♦ 10 6 2  south (D)  4 K 4  V A .186 4  ♦ A KQ2 + 85  22  EAST 4 J 9 7 5 V Q IO 3 2 ♦ 5  4 J 7 4 3  Both vulnerable     West North    Fast    South  14      Pass 34    Pass    34      Pass 44    Pass    4 NT.      Pass 54    Pass    5N.T.      I’ass 64 Pass    Pass    Pass     Opening lead— ♦ J  The bidding has been:  22     West    North    Fast    South                  14      Pass    14    Pass    14      Pass    14    Pass    34      Pass    44    Pass    44      Pass    6N.T.    Pass    *7     30 YEARS AGO — With the deadline to file only IO days off,; not a single person had posted nomination papers for election to the Cedar Rapids school board March 13.  You, South, hold.  4A K7 6 TAK 7 6 43 2 4K 10 3 What do you do now?  A—Pas*. You don't know just what is happening hut your partner has made a decisive bid.  TODAY’S QUESTION Instead of responding one diamond he has responded one spade What do you do now?  Answer Sunday  no trouble picking up east’s trumps.  What should you do if West followed on the first heart. You would play to drop the queen next. With nine trumps this play gives you the best chance to pick up the whole suit.  Engineer Named In Iowa County  MARENGO — The Iowa coun-I ty board of supervisors this week hired a new county en-! gineer, a 27-year-old Iowa highway commission employe.  Nord S. Sorensen, a native of Avoca, will take over the duties March I. For the past I two years he has been assistant resident construction engineer of the highway commission’s offices in Marshalltown. Sorensen is one of six engineers interviewed by the supervisors for the job.  . He replaces Marvin McCall uey, who resigned at the board I request Jan. 2, and went to work Feb. I as Appanoose county engineer in Centerville.  A good salesman has to cover his territory. Want ads do this  daily.  an  called pyorrhea.  Swollen  In the early stages of gingivitis the gums become swollen and are usually red. They generally bleed when the teeth are brushed or even when touched.  Unfortunately, many people  The project would serve an eight-state area, including Missouri. Iowa, North and South Dakota, Kansas, Okla-  commodity market.    I     Thc    m , ctin ,,     open to any  in-  c0 " sidcr sw, ; lling and b !? edi , ng   .    , r ,    .    ^     11(cun 8*    °P { ” y t 0  be normal: as a result, gin-  \ - rho commodity narkc terested I-'™ county resident.  ivj(is Ls o( , cn n  , octcd untiI   is one in which such itcmsaswill be in tho United Commum y f (>s reached an advanced stag0  corn, Srmn rubber copper, Services conference rooms, 712 , f |cf( untrea(od ,  tho jnf | am . eggs, por 1,1    .    .    Third    avenue    SE.    mation    spreads    along    thc    roots  !■'’n!?’    ^     he    m  " g ,S  f a     of the teeth. The gums separate  and the same tune, a market. I" “Iowa 2000    conference es-  from the teeth forminR  pocked  which the wildest speculation ^bushed at the request of Gov.bomme filled with food I grade school children were in-  and the most conservative hedg- K 0 b e r t Hay to  encourage  par(icI( , s ca | cu | us , bacteria and lured Thursday when an Alii  ingtakeplace. A ou can p ay for i owans  to participate in devel--„ m „, im „, nlls   *    4    4  Dr. Andelman welcomes let-1 ters outlining problems which! he may discuss in future columns. He regrets, however, that;  h oma, Arkansas and Montana. he cannot personally answer!  mail. Write to him in care of     cen l cr now  works with  The Gazette.    materials and resources for  ‘_ handicapped children.  r -I .ij    officials    considered    thc  Four Children Hurt  program successful, but U.S. In School Bus Upset Office of Education officials plan  significant changes for the new program.  BRISTOW (UPI.  Four  LAFF - A - DAY  over-  a penny rise in a bushel of oping long-range plans for the I     1     ^* s,ou     ^hool    bu.',  wheat, or - if you are a giant  s f ate %  fut u re     Calculus    turned on an icy blacktop road  bakery — can assure your flour j s  hoped the meeting will Calculus is a hard, crustlike  eas ^ bere. costs for 1974 by today bu> ing j p rov j ( j e  some consensus about substance that is deposited on Butler County Sheriff Marvin futures.    jwhat    Linn    county residents thc teeth and is comj^osed chief-Barth said there were 46 stu- I  So far, all I’ve told you is j think so those opinions can be ly of minerals from the saliva, dents on thc bus when it went about as illuminating as saying presented at a regional meeting I bacteria and other substances out of control and flipped on its that a violinist produces tone next month,” Johnson said. normally found in the mouth. As side. He said only four of the  by drawing his bow across the___the disease progresses, the bone children were hurt, suffering  20 YEARS AGO — Pakistan j supporting the teeth is lost. The broken arms, cuts and bruises. J ignored the complaints and sus-; affected teeth eventually bc- The bus driver, Bill Francs of J picions of Russia and India and come loose and drift from their Bristow, reportedly suffered! I formally applied for U.S. mili- normal position. Finally, unless!back injuries, tary aid.    the person receives dental treat- j However, officials said none  ment, the teeth are lost because of the injured were hospitalized.  strings. If you want to play the violin like Isaac Stern you’ll have to go into it a good deal more. You can start with commodity brochures which arc  "You’re the first thing I ever got that I wasn’t going to return the next morning.”  IMPOmD  ■rgiiit ii *«■ ani Baillie til rnui  MIO FILAK)  KAKU  semen whisky  I iv/ HI AMD o/MipfMy Itf&i J  ' /OOtAnrr. 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