Cedar Rapids Gazette, March 8, 1974, Page 9

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March 08, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - March 8, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa For Better Health Concerns of Overpopulation, Health Lead to Birth Control By S.L. Andolmao Wrlh control has been wilh us for centuries but recent concern about overpopulation has only re-emphasized its importance. From earliest times women have tried to limit the size of HiPir families or avoid becom- ing pregnant by practicing birth control. Generally, birth control refers to the temporary preven- tion of pregnancy by various means rather than permanent prevention brought about by sterilization. The increased interest in birth control, on the part of society in general, is due not only to con- cern about overpopulation but also because of public health problems. The health of (he mother and her family is depen- dent in part on spacing and lim- itation of the children she con- ceives. Of course, a variety of birth control techniques are avail- Dr. S. L. Andelman able. Birth control pills are by far the most effective, although not all women can tolerate them. Select your method of birth control with the guidance of a physician and according to the preferences of you and your spouse. Failure Rale Basically, the failure rate of any method depends largely on whether it is used properly and consistently. No one method is suitable for everyone and you Sam he [nvestor's Jjjuide By Sam Shulsky Q I have been trying to learn something about the stock market, but still have a lot of questions to ask. I realize there are three types of stocks: spec- ulative, income and growth. I think that the speculative stocks could be the fastest way to make money, but the risk is too high for ordinary people. Also, that some people have more in- formation than others.'What is considered a good return on stocks 7, 8, '10 percent? In what length of time? Would one "do better investing, himself, rather than through a mutual fund since the fund managers have to make some money, too? What is a good return on a fund? I am 36, married (both of us two children, and with some money we're afraid to invest now because of the .un- certain market. A There's nothing in your letter that a book couldn't try to answer. (In fact, that's what I've tried to do in recent books.) Let's take in sequence: matter how long you study the market, or how much you learn, there will always be questions. 2 Your three stock head- ings are merely titles of conve- nience. Actually all three char- acteristics blend into one an- other in exactly the same way the color spectrum runs through violet, indigo, blue, green, yel- low, orange and red. (re- member that helpful acronym v i b g y o r from your high school Naturally, green and red are easily distin- guishable, but what about indigo and blue? One stock may be an outright speculation: a brand new company, not yet in opera- tion, going into a brand new field, etc. Another may have supplied utility services for .a century and paid dividends every year. They are certainly different forms of investments. But in between you will find all shadings. Don't go by easy, convenient labels. Each- stock has its own characteristics. Of course the speculative issues offer the most hope of gain. The maxim "Nothing ventured nothing gained" is nowhere as true as it is in investing. 3 r- What return on stocks? A good utility stock will yield 7 percent or more (although a few in high growth areas will yield less.) An aggressive growth stock in the office machinery or drug field may yield as little as 1 percent. A mortgage company could yield 9 or 10 percent or even more. If by yield, however, you mean total reward over, say, a 10-year period, all bets are off. Some stocks will show a total profit (small dividend, large price gain) of perhaps 500 per- cent; others may pay 7 percent or 8 percent in annual dividends and show a market loss over a 10-year period. The same vague answer goes for your query about length of time it takes to get such rcwnrds. Brand new issues, have doubled on the day ftmuM always M free 10 dis- cuss any problems about birth control wilh your doctor. Beware of some of the avail- able birth control techniques which are not particularly effec- tive. So-called folk methods in- clude coitus intcrruptus (with- drawal of the penis before ejac- prolonged lactation and post-coital douching are largely ineffective. We know that 'nursing does inhibit ovula- tion, but the length or time this effect persists varies highly, de- pending on the individual. Ovu- iation can occur even without menstruation. Sterilization Work on male birth control lills and other techniques con- :inues. Sterilization of either sex s of course 100 percent effective :n preventing conception. Ab- s t i n e n c e during the fertile period, the basis of the rhythm system, can also be effective. Although birth control meth- )ds of one sort or another are 3eing utilized with ever greater control still re- mains-a controversial issue in some quarters. Various reli- gions, the Roman Catholic church'chief among them, have not approved the concept. iers outlining problems which ne may discuss in future col- .imns. He regrets however, that he cannot personally answer mail. Write to him in care of The Gazette. I.G.I. March 14 ...Watch Sunday's Gazofto of issue (only in many cases to disappear in 10 On the other hand, you've owned e v e n long-established steel and utility shares over the last decade you have little in the Way of market price reward to cheer about. fund managers are in business to make money. So are gardeners. Now all you have to decide: Would it be bet- ter in the long run to pay a fee to get professional help or should I cultivate my financial "garden" stock markets are un- certain--alwayis! .There is .no such ah "all clear" in Wall Street. Never! So a man of 36 begins to acquire shares when he has money left over after establishing a life insur- ance program and an emer- gency savings account. Your return envelope is bring- ing you some suggestions none of which will offer 100 perr cent answers to your very rea- sonable questions. Q Years ago we bought 10 New York Central bonds. They are now selling at a few cents on the dollar. Should we sell out? We don't need additional ncome. A Since you are not desper- ate for additional income and since sale of the bonds would bring in an inconsequential amount, I'd vote to hold on. There is no way one can tell how a bankruptcy will work out, or when. But since, I assume, you arc leaving an estate to your heirs, you might as well leave them this speculation, too. Mr. Shulskv welcomes written ques- tions, but lie wilt be able to provide an- swers only through the column. For Infor- mation on retirement, and pro-retirement plannlnq, please Include a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Address your req to Sam Shulsky, care of The Gazette. 30 YEARS AGO Movie Co- median Charlie Chaplin lost his plea for dismissal of the pater- nity suit filed against him by Joan Barry. They'll Do It Every Time .THAT WORTHY IF IT'6 SCARCE, RAFFLE IT OFF KEEPS UP WlTlO THE TIMES-THIRP TOZ6ISTWO GAS EATERS- THE RAFFLE--THE BETTK SJSIHESS BUREAU GAVE IT FOUR QUESTION A SUCK A CHANCE ON B YEARS1 SECOHP ,A V EIGHT KNOW COES NIGHTS- SIPHONS CAR TANKS' WIN AT BRIDGE By Oswald James Jacoby The student opened the three of Icarjs In spile of Soulh's bid of two hearts in response to his .Dr. Andelman welcomes let- partner's Stayman two clubs. Trial Set on Injury To Building Charge TOLEDO The jury trial of Merlin Davenport, 20, Indian settlement, on a charge of mali- cious injury to a building and fixtures is scheduled for April 22 in Tama county district court. However, Davenport was charged with ithe same offense again this week and was con- fined in the Marshall county jail from Sunday until Tuesday, when he appeared before Mag- istrate George Stein in Toledo waived preliminary hearing anc was bound to the district court He was released on his persona recognizance. The student was looking at five icarts which wag one more leart than he expected South to hold. The Professor, sitting East )layed the jack. South won with he king and led his king of clubs. The student was on lead with he ace.. He thought a while and decided that it could not hurt lo >lay his nine of hearts. Either Sast held the queen or South the queen-10. In the first instance he heart continuation would )eat the contract; in the second asked the student. "It is the book replied he Professor, "but this is one T first itimfi he charged, Nov. 4, he was accused of kicking in and breaking large plate glass window in a building belonging to Wayne Reinbrecht in the Tama busi- ness district. The building is used for storage of Reinbrecht Hardware and Furniture mer- chandise on Fourth Street. He :reviously pled innocent to this charge and a jury trial was scheduled. On March 2 he allegedly dcked and broke a plate glass window in Reinbrecht Hardware store on Main street. Davenport pled guilty Tues- day lo a charge of simple intox- ication and Magistrate Stein sentenced him lo 30 days in the county jail but placed him on wobation to George Buffalo, iircctor of the Tama office on alcoholism and rehabilitation. GAZETTE TELEPHONE NUMBERS For (Urn, Sporll, Bookkeeping, Gtniiol Inlor- molion ond Offices Kol Uiled Bilow (ituilolion-SuburiptionDepl. Hon. thin Sot.8o.rn.lo 7p.m. Sundays Until 12 Noon 11 o.ntto 7p.m. Wont Mon. thru Fri. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Solurdny until 12 noon Display 8 a.m. lo 5 p.m. Motion We congratulate Gene Docrnng. He was salesman n[ the month for March. Gene and liis wife Marion reside in Hiawatha. Call' Gene about your next Heal Estate Transac- tion-ill home or Office 803-4851 LEMON CO. Realtors 5015'Center Pt.Rd.N.E. 10752 WEST EAST 75 TA9832 VQJ10 863 4QJ5 A86 SOUTH (D) QJ3 t K764 A72 KQJ Both vulnerable West Norlh East South 1N.T. Pass Pass 2Y Pass 3N.T. Pass Pass Pass Opening 3 South The bidding has been; West North East Pass Pass You, South, hold: YAK 7 6 43 3 What do you do now7 The alternate choice is to bid one notrump. Do not double. TODAY'S QUESTION What is your opening bid with: Answer Sunday ime'when you forget the books and help your partner as much as possible. Had I played the 10 rou might not have led a second leart." case he would be giving South a rick he was always sure to make. The student was surprised to see the Professor win that sec ond heart with the ten, but no ;oo surprised to overtake tin queen and cash the last two tearts for five defensive tricks. "Isn't the 10 of hearts play jdor Rpplds, lowi Postage paid Cedar Rapids Iowa. SubscrlpHon rotes Sundoy 6 Issues a mor year: Afternoon editions and Issues a monTh, a yeor. states and U.S. terrlforles o year. No mall subscriptions- accepted In areas having Gazette carrier service. The Associated Press Is entitled exclu- sively to the use for republlcatlon of oil the locol news printed In this newspa- per as well as all AP news dispatches. SONY. TV Qua lily Rigorous quality control procedures every stage of the manufacturing process- insures flawless performance from every Sony product you buy. "Quality first" has earned for Sony worldwide recognition as the unquestioned leader in solid state elec- tronics. Here's another example of Sony quality. 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