Cedar Rapids Gazette, April 19, 1974, Page 32

Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette April 19, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - April 19, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa (twilit l\ttpuU OhtjeHe A number of window displays dotted the Home Show, offering a variety of stylings, sizes and decorative motifs. Leslie Whitney, 3031 Sixth street SW. looks through a small-paned window which can be cranked down. It also featured snap-out slim screen which was removed to permit Miss Whitney’s inspection of the window. Happy New Year Ifs New Year time in Cambodia and two joyous Cambodian girls make their best effort in spraying water all over two passersby in Phnom Penh who are traveling on a tricycle. Cambodians still follow the tradition of spraying water — to wish happiness and peace for the coming Year of the Tiger. Mr and Mrs. Darwin Hill, 2(149 evergreen street NE, took advantage of a completely furnished room at the Home Show as they looked over material they had been collecting during Thursday night s opening activities. — Ga/ette Photos bv L. VV Ward Home Show in    dear A garden tractor, one of several in the garden center at the Cedar Rapids Home Show. was more than Bruce Mann, 5, could resist. He temporarily surrendered his popcorn and balloon to climb aboard and “shift into high gear.” Bruce is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mann, 6129 Langdon avenue SW. The Home Show opened Thursday night at Hawkeye Downs and will continue through Sunday. A 60-foot display of kitchens features the unusual five-in-one storage cabinet being inspected by Mrs. Willis Schnell of Marion. In addition to the door, the intricate cabinetry has two other sets of shelves which swing out. The oak cabinet is one of the four custom kitchens in the display at the Home Show. In the Future, Nixon W ill Travel by Bus, %/ Hold a Garage Sale By Art Huchwald WASHINGTON — A W’hite House spokesman said last week that President Nixon's decision to pay almost a half-million dollars in back taxes has “almost totally wiped out” Mr. Nixon financially. If this is true, the President may have to make some dramatic changes in his lifestyle. These are the kind of stories we may Im* reading about Mr Nixon in the next three years W ASHINGTON — President Nixon gave a state dinner last night for Queen Elizabeth II at a McDonald's hamburger stand in Chevy Chase, Md The President explained to the queen and Prince Philip that the White House was being redecorated and McDonald’s was the only place he could rent on such short notice. Entertainment for the evening was provided by Henry Mancini, Burt Bacharach. Peggy Lee, Glen Campbell and Johnny Cash records on a jukebox which was loaned to the President for the evening. Each guest was served one Big Mac and a bag of french fried potatoes. After dinner the President toasted the queen in Welch’s grape juice and presented her with a yo-yo which was given to him by the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tenn Mrs. Nixon said she was looking forward to the dinner the British ambassador was giving the royal family on the following evening at the British embassy, as she was still hungry.    bucmwald SAN ('LEMENTE, Calif. — President Nixon arrived here today on a Greyhound bus from Washington for the weekend. The trip took five days, and the President looked a little tired as he got off at the bus station in laguna Beach A press spokesman angrily denied that Mr. Nixon tried to get his daughters, Trivia and Julie, on the bus for half-fare. The spokesman said: “The President had been advised by his lawyers that if he traveled by bus he was entitled to a family plan discount. When he was informed that this did not apply on weekends, he asked a joint congressional committee on bus travel to look into the matter. Mr. Nixon said if he was wrong he would pay Trivia and Julie’s full fare.” WASHINGTON — The White House announced today that President Nixon would In* going to Moscow next month for a summit meeting with Leonid Brezhnev. The President will be traveling on a charter flight with 175 barbers and their wives from Miami, Fla. The trip will cost $325, which includes hotel accommodations in the Soviet Union as well as continental breakfast. Because the package insists on double accommodations, the President will share a room with Henry Kissinger Mr. Nixon has been personally assured by Mr. Brezhnev that all gratuities as well as transportation to and from the airport are included in the price of the package. WASHINGTON — Ronald Ziegler the President’s press secretary, announced the Nixons would hold a garage sale at the White House next Sunday. Besides presidential papers and old tapes, the Nixons are offering other items of interest, including a cloth coat, a 16-millimeter print of “Patton,” an autographed football of the Miami Dolphins, three copies of “Six (’rises” and several costumes left over from Trivia’s masked ball. The press secretary said ail items would be sold for cash, and all sales were final. Mr. Ziegler urged every American to attend this unique event which he said may never be held by an American President again. There will be a ill parking charge on the Mall. Copyright 1974, Los Angeles Times -I}- < * UPI Telephoto i imait ti iWiTa»>' ;

  • Bruce Mann
  • Burt Bacharach
  • Darwin Hill
  • Elizabeth Ii
  • Glen Campbell
  • Henry Kissinger
  • Henry Mancini
  • Leonid Brezhnev
  • Leslie Whitney
  • Paul Mann
  • Peggy Lee
  • Ronald Ziegler
  • Willis Schnell

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Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette

Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Issue Date: April 19, 1974

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