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Cedar Rapids Gazette Newspaper Archive: May 28, 1974 - Page 28

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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - May 28, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                ftttpitfo Brownies and Junior Girl Scouts nf (.'edar Rapids run for position Maynard, vice-chairman (if the National Americanism council of the in the Memorial day parade. Speaker at ceremonies was Leo American Lesion. Photos bv Duone Crock Memorial Day, '74 The Cedar Rapids Veterans council held traditional Memorial day services Monday, starling with a parade from Jones park to Linwood cemetery. Jim Matejka, 2501 Ml. Vernon road SE, is a trombonist wilh the VFW band. All veterans organizations and the Emerald Knights drum and bugle corps participated. The armed forces have come a long way from the regulation short hair nf yesteryear. These naval reservists were pictured-as they marched in the Memorial day parade Monday morning Photo Jotni Mclvor Injured Albino Steve Klein, -15, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arlo Klein of Hiawatha, found tills albino robin in the rose garden near their home. The bird had an injured wing and Steve is caring for it until it is ready to fly again. Daytime Game Shows Send Orangutans Back to Foot Play By Enna Uombcck The Phoenix zoo recently confirmed a suspicion of mine. Take two orangutans, install a television set outside their cage, and they'll tune in "Let's Make a Deal" over Alislair Cooke evcrytime. The TV set wasn't installed to do a survey in taste. It was wheeled in because Ben and Dutchess had been tearing their cage apart from boredom and it was thought watching television might give them something to do. At first, the animals watched everything that moved. Then they became more selective. They were restless during Sesa- me Street, irritable to Jack LaLanne and played with their feet during the mid-morning news. Then came the card games, the pyra- mids, the lights and buzzers, half-hidden puz- zles, stuttering celebrities and secret doors and the orangutans went bananas. Trailing smoke to provide visibility for the crown, this army parachutist in on a largel near Lincoli Neb., baseball field. The army's Golden Knights parachute team drew a large audience, full Han of 1 didn't feel I could fairly assess the emo- tions of the orangutans until I had watched a full day of game shows myself. So, one morn- ing last week. I began with Password right after breakfast and didn't stir from in front of BOMBECK the set until To Tell the Truth went off at 7 p.m. By this lime, I had undergone a complete personality looked like change. Everyone looked like Soupy Sales 1 wanted a five-piece dinette set for remembering my own name I pushed imaginary buzzers and shouted out for no ap- parent reason. "A Stitch in Time Saves Nine" dinner was a challenge and I couldn't remember if it was in door No. 1 (the door No. (the freezer) or door No. :i (the Also. I didn't seem to be able to concentrate on what anyone was saying I'd just smile and mumble, "I want to come back tomorrow and try for the car." But the one game I seemed to be hung up on was the Newlywed Game. It is basically a game where a wife tries to answer the the way she thinks her husband will an- swer and vice versa. It's a shortcut to World war III. Turning to my husband I asked suspicimisly, "What would you say Mould be the most embarrassing momenl at our "When our kids showed up." Mofurhiki'H lit "Isn't that like you to be cute when there are two motor- bikes riding on an "Okay, if you want a straight answer, when your Mother arrived in a black veil and a hearse." "Maybe we'd better gel it all out in the open." "Yeah, well, maybe I should give you more room." The door slammed. 1 dnn'l like to overreact, but I think it is only a matter nf lime before Hen and Duchess (a) go hack to playing wilh Iheir start ripping up Hie cage again; or ici are con- leslanls on Hie Xewlywed (lame. Kiiuvillllil I mill I nil, I   

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