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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - March 25, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                AP Wirephotos Artist With Glass Scientists who use his creations say Mitsugi Ohno is a genius with glass. V As a full-time technician at Kansas State university, in Manhattan, he is known around the country for his skill in transforming glass tubing into complex scientific equipment for research. .But he is also'an artist with glass, who estimates he'll spend over hours on a replica of the nation's Capitol (above right) for the Bicentennial celebration in 1976. He has already presented President Nixon with a model of Independence hall and another of the USS Constitution to Mamie Eisenhower. AP Wirephoto Saves Her Twins Carole Pruitt and her 4-year-old twins, Sammy and 'Scotty, smile for the photographer at their Duluth, Ga., home. Mrs. Pruitt, nine months' pregnant, somehow made it down a 30-foot em- bankment to rescue the twins who were floating face- down in a nearby lake. She applied artificial respira- tion on each until they revived. "You don't stop to think. You just she said. Some Chick A different kind of chick is this little bird. Certainly if a contest were held to determine the ugliest chick in the Bronx zoo, it would undoubtedly be won by this newly-hatched tiger bittern chick. "It's so ugly it's says Joseph Ball, curator of birds, at the zoo. Native to the Amazon region of Brazil, tiger bitterns feed large- ly on fish. UPI Telephoto Art Starts At Home Rusty Goodwin, 15, wants to be a commercial artist. With the cooperation of un- derstanding parents, the Wallace E. Goodwins of 3237 Soulter avenue SE, Rusty did this mural on the wall of his room in a couple of days. His friends, Jon Ruby, 14, of 430 Thirty-second street SE, and Steve White, 14, of 1246 Thirty- eighth street SE, assisted with crayons and magic markers. From left, Jon, Steve, and Rusty. Photo by Tom Motrymon Would the Real Richard M. Nixon Please Stand Up? By Art Bnchwald WASHINGTON Ladies and gentlemen, welcome'to To Tell the Truth. "No. 1, what is your name, "My name is Richard Milhous Nixon." "No. 2, what is your name, "My name is Richard Milhous Nixon." "No. 3, what is your name, "My name is Richard Milhous Nixon." "All right, panel. Now I will read the story. 'I, Richard Milhouse Nixon, am the 37th President of the United States. I was re-elected with one of the largest man- dates in American history. After my re-elec- tion it was revealed some of my closest aides i were involved in dirty tricks, election fraud, breaking and entering and perjury. Congress is now discussing my impeachment.' (Ap- i plause.) "Now, panel, only one of these three con- testants is the real Richard Milhous Nixon. "Lei's start the questioning with Kitty." "No. 1, if someone came to you and told L BUCHWALD" you they wanted to pay hush money to defendants caught in a Watergate breakin, what would you "I would tell them it "All right, Orson, you're next." Claimed Deduction "No. 3, it is revealed that on your income tax return you claimed a deduction of for donating your vice- presidential papers to the National Archives. But it turns out the donation was made after the law was changed. What would you say to the "I would say Lyndon B. Johnson made me do it "No. "I would say I only did what John Kenneth Galbraith has been doing for years." "No. 1, the House Judiciary Committee has asked for tapes and documents to help them in their impeachment hear- ings. How would you handle "First, I would tell the American people I am willing to co-operate in any way to bring the Watergate matter to a reso- lution. Then I would tell my lawyer notto turn over any tapes or documents that he considered would in any way hurt the presidency of the United States." "No. "I would say the House is on a fishing expedition and I am against fishing expeditions of any kind." "No. "I would get Ron Ziegler to call it a cheap shot." "No. 3, at one press conference you said John Dean did not tell you about the hush money being paid to the Watergate defendants. At another you admitted he did. How would you square the two statements with the American Different "1 would say people-will read different things into what I said. But I'm the only one who knows what I meant "No. "I would call in Sen. Hugh Scott and show him new evi- dence that Dean is a liar." "No. "I would announce the end of the oil embargo in the Mid- dle East." "All right, panel, our lime is up. Please vole whom you Ihink is Ihe real Richard Milhous Nixon." "Now will the real Richard Milhouse Nixon please stand I said will the real Richard Milhous Nixon please stand up. Come on, one of you is Ihc real one. Hurry up, we're running out of time. There scorns to be a mlx-up, ladles and gentlemen. No one wants to admit he's the real Nixon "No. 1, who are "1 am Sarah McClendon, a newspaperwoman." "No. 2, who are "1 am Splro Agnew, a fiction writer." who are "1 am not a crook." CopyrlQllI 1774, Lot Anonloi   

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