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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - June 3, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                Theme Amusement Parks Cut Vacation Energy Use Tat Cedar 3, By Sylvia SKW YUKK There mislakiiiK I lie sta changes lakiiiK place in Iradh liuiial American vacation pat- terns as we toward Hie peak (if the 74 summer holiday season. Millions u( us are indeed swill-hint; In modes of travel involving fly-drive, bus-drive, rail-drive, etc.. in order to maintain our mobility but slash our use uf Kasoline. Millions of nlliers are plan- ning vacations practically in Ihi'ir "own backyards" meaning wMlhin miles of home. Attendance at spectator sports events and participation in spurts close lo home are due for an upsurge. Also shariilK in Ihc vacation upheaval born out of today's murderous pocketbook squeeze, the spiral in costs of Has and oil and uncertainties about fuel supplies is the modern theme amusement park industry a unique American phenomenon which has grewn into a national in- stitution since Walt Disney began it all with the opening of Disneyland almost years ajjo in 1955. Item: The number of Americans who visit the theme parks which now dot the U.S. landscape from coast to coast ha; soared from about 16 million in 1964 to more than 54 million in 1973 and will reach 73 million by 197b, the industry forecasts. Item: A money-saving, time- saving fact is thatjin several important types of parks cluster together Sylvia Porter to cater to a variety of tastes and the entire family. The three basic types are: Animal or sea life parks, such as l.ion Country Safari and Seven Seas; single-theme parks such as Knoll's Berry Farm and Opryland; and mul- tiple-theme parks such as the Iwi Disney operations in California and Florida, first among them all in terms of revenue, and the six parks of Six Flags, headquartered in I.us Angeles and first in terms of number of parks and attrac- tions. Hem: Although there are parks across the country now, there are major cluster Southern California is one such Mecca with Disneyland, Japanese Village, Movieland Wax Museums, Lion Country Safari. Knott's Berry Farm, the Queen Mary and Marine-land of the Pacific, all within a few miles of each other. A fast-growing area lies between Dallas and Fort Worth and boasts Six Flags over Texas, Seven Seas Marine Life Park and Lion Country Safari, and the home of the Texas Rangers baseball team. Florida's attractions range WIN AT BRIDGE By Oswald James Jacoby Oswald: "A look at the North-South cards only would suggest a seven diamond con- tract. It makes easily if diamonds break three-two. AH declarer has to do is to draw trumps, ruff- one heart in dummy and discard the other heart on the fourth Jim: "Even seven notrump isn't too bad a contract. Not that it makes the way the East-West cards are set up, but it would wheel in a lot of the time." Oswald: "Clubs don't break; diamonds don't break, the heart finesse is wrong and a careless declarer might ac- tually get set at six notrump. v Jim: "He shouldn't be. There is a very simple end play to bring home twelve Oswald: "South starts by cashing three diamonds. Then he runs off four spades while discarding a diamond from his hand. Next come three rounds of clubs. At this time Wesfis The bidding has been: 3 West North East South Double Pass 2T 24 Pass Pass You; South, hold: 65 What do you do now? A-Bid three diamonds. With seven high-card points your hand warrants a competitive bid here. Remember, your two- heart call showed no strength at all. TODAY'S QUESTION Your partner has bid Ihree hearts over West's two spades. What do you do after East passes? Answer Tomorrow NORTH 3 4Q642 AK52 WEST EAST 41084 4963 K10 5 4 J 9 6 3 2 J1097 f5 103 SOUTH (D) 4 AK5 f AQ8 AK83 Q74 Both vulnerable West North East South 2 N.T. Pass Pass Pass 6 N.T. Pass Pass Pass Opening known to be holding one diamond, and two hearts. South throws West in with dummy's last diamond and West has to lead a heart to give South the last two tricks." C.R. Drug Numbers To report a violation: Michael Dooley 363-0671 If you need help: Foundation II 362-3174 (4 p.m. to midnight) PwUctYour InmtiHMt InClothhif with HlfiH J QUALITY CLEAKHN MASON SV Ml S.W. 362-1331 fr'im Disney World tu annual and sea-lite parks. F.VOH Iliiiuttli dollar for dollar. iiuality theme amusement parks may be among I974's best vacatinu-en- terlainment values, you still Ciffi rfilfiim-r >mir enjoyment and save money ton if you abide by some simple rules. For instance: If you plan lo drive or fly- drive, bus-drive, rail-drive, etc., head for tine of the major amusement park and attrac- lions clusters. You'll get the maximum variety for the least gasoline. Cet detailed infor- mation about parks and at- tractions of interest by writing directly to the parks or phon- ing the local Chamber of Com- merce or visitors bureau. Cheek out Ihc energy con- servation policies of each park. "Some offer reduced admis- sions for repeat visits during a given period of lime to en- courage people to says Ned DC Witt, pi- sident of Six Flags. "Others have begun giving discounted parking for groups of four people or more." Still others haw instituted their own bus services from central locations to get people out of their cars altogether. This could be a real money- saver if you come by train, bus or plane and don't want to spend money renting a car. Check into the pricing policies. Most, parks have an admission fee and then charge additional for rides and attrac- tions. An increasing number, though, are adopting the "single-price" policy under which' you are allowed a full day's entertainment with unlimited free access to all rides and attractions. A single-price admission park could be ideal for the budget- minded. To save energy and gel the most out of your park visit, .visit the park on Sunday or on Tuesday through Friday. The peak attendance days include Monday, Saturday and holidays. Arrive toward late afternoon when the crowds are thinning out, the tempera- ture will be cooler and the park will be taking on the enchant- ment of evening. Or if you have children, arrive when the' park opens. Save money on food by planning your snacks and food breaks to make sure you're not on a non-slop eating expedi- tion. Ask about children's por- tions, even if there is no children's menu at a res- taurant. Bring your own lunch and eat in the picnic areas. LAFF A DAY "Go home, Hubert The firsl thing you have to learn is not lo make house calls." Judge: Marriage Permit Must Go To Man, Woman SKATTLK (AP) A slate law barring two persons of Ihe same sex from obtaining a marriage license has been upheld by the Washington court of appeals. In a unanimous decision is- sued Monday, the court ruled that Judge Frank Roberts was correct in holding thai the slate's denial of a marriage license to persons of (lie same sex "is required by our state statutes and permitted by both the state and federal constitu- tions." The ruling involved a suit brought by John Singer and Paul Barwick against King county Auditor Lloyd Hara. They contend laws prohibiting their marriage were in viola- tion of the equal rights amendment of the state consti- tution, and the Eighth, Ninth and 14th Amendments to the S. Constitution. Annual Music Camp Set for June 16-28 IOWA CITY Some 400 young musicians are expected to attend the University of Iowa's 25th annual All State Music Camp June 16 to 28 at the school of music. The camp offers the eighth through twelfth graders the opportunity to perform in large ensembles the Black and Gold Bands, chorus and orchestra under nationally known conductors. Private music lessons with U. of I. music faculty members and graduate assistants and a broad range of music courses, including an expanded jazz improvisation class, advanced music theory, composition and conducting courses.arc includ- ed in the camp. Frank Piersol', U. of. I. director of bands, is camp director. The camp offers one of the broadest selections of; music courses in the country, he says, and provides one staff' member for every four students. JQPenney JCPenney Pixy por are enough to make anyone smile. Only 1.69 tor a 5 x 7'or 4 wallet sires of same pose in nalwal color. o No appointment Come In Ago Nmit: children to 12 years oW. Choice of poses from as many as4oi 5. Two children together... only 2.98. No Ndden charges. Mail orders: just slighlly more. If, you havo a second or third favorite pose, take them, too. At these special prices, in cither size. Your second selection i u Vow fourth selection _ "VlS YglK filth Tuesday thru Friday to 9 Saturday 9-5 For Better Health They'll Do It Every Time Violent Acts by Girls Are Considered Abnormal By Dr. S. L. Andelman Mfiilal huatlh workers and society at large say it's normal for teenage boys to take a poke at someone once in a while. But adolescent girls who act this violently are not considered normal. Antifeminist as it seems, this is the conclusion reached by Chicago psychiatrist Daniel Offer based on a study of juvenile delinquents who were patients at Illinois Stale Psychiatric hospital. Dr. Offer says the patients and staff studied reflect the fascination our culture has with violence. "The most interesting finding he says, "when we compared the likability scores of the adolescents as scored by staff members with the extent of violent behavior undertaken while on our unit." Bruises The hospital staff, the main target of the teens' violence, suffered bruises along with a few broken bones and wounds made as patients supplement- ed their fists with bottles and other makeshift weapons. Dur- ing the study a group of teens rioted. The therapists disliked the violent boys when they met them but grew to like them. They had the same reaction to the quiet girls. On the other hand, they grew to dislike the quiet boys and the violent girls. Dr. Offer explains these feelings by observing that the therapists believed they were reaching the boys when they finally "acted out." On the other hand, the violent girls were not only unlikable ac- cording to the therapists' stan- dards but "also have a very low opinion of their own worth." While the boys' violent acts came as they developed confidence in themselves, the girls who were violent "did not see themselves as healthy. They did not project'con- fidence." Aggressive Sports This parallels society's fos- tering of aggressive sports for boys and not for girls, Dr. Offer explains. He believes the observations made on the psychiatric unit can "best be understood as a microcosm of society at large." The patients and staff were all "reared in an environment Dr. S.I. Andelman where violence in the home and on the streets is a.common everyday occurrence. They learned to experience violence as a normal phenomenon and they derived pleasure from its occurrence." As a side comment. Dr. Offer observes, "Mental health professionals have found it most difficult to deal therapeutically with violence; and the mental health profes- sion in general, and we psychiatrists in particular, have been reluctant until recently to work with juvenile delinquents. It is possible that at least one reason is fear of looking into the potential for violence in each of us." AFTER TWO PRINKS EVERYBODY'S AN EX-PUG 6800-YA GOT A BOOK WAUU5? HE'LL KIM THAT ONE.' IFVOU FOUGHT 6RAZIANO, KCORP BOX? WHO EVtK 80XH7 6 IN HERE OOTAOCOKPOF I Wae IS AffNC? I FOUGHT MP6R PlfTEKEKT HOOK-'IT WAS AM EXHIBITION- >rt" HW6 AN' NO UlNCH? Taylor Believes Stalingrad Was Main Battle WASHINGTON (UPI) What was the principal battle of World war II? British history books are filled with tales of the tide be- ing turned at El Alamcin in North Africa. Russian books talk of Stalingrad. American books speak of Normandy. Asked which really was the decisive battle of the war, Gen. Maxwell D. Taylor, com- mander of the American 101st Airborne division on D-Day, came down for the Russians. "Stalingrad certainly turned the he said. "It made things enormously easier for us." In that epic battle of December, 1941 January, 1942, Nazi, Germany, lost men. By comparison, in all of World war II Americans died in action ON THIS DATE in 1966, a Surveyor One spacecraft was relaying back pictures of the Lunar surface after making America's first soft landing on Alaskans Import Floating Hotel VALDEZ. Alaska (AP) An influx in trans-Alaska pipeline workers has caused such an acute housing shortage that the town's newest hotel will be a floating one. The Glacier Queen, a 265-foot self-contained ferry, is scheduled to dock here for use as a hotel in the town which will serve as the southern ter- minus for the hot-oil pipeline. The ship will cater tu the Valdez tourist industry, hard hit by the housing shortage. It has 216 staterooms, dining facilities, a recreation area and self-contained sewage Political Advertisement Political Advertisement RASMUSSEN Democrat Far Governor Former Legislator Past Democratic State Chairman Chief Iowa Aide, Senator Hughes By Bicycling Across Iowa, Clark Rasmussen- Found That Poeople Want Him To Work For Public financing of Political cmiiigBs Registration of hand pins State land ute policy Improved health care delivery to rural Iowa Equal pay for equal work Tai rtfem-plugging hopholei in high income Brackets Reducing interest rates on charge accounts Housing fcr the elderly "IOWA NEEDS A PERSON LIKE CLARK HE'LL MAKE GOVERNMENT WORK AGAIN" Paid For By Alice Hitter, Cedar and Marcla Noaker, Marion, Iowa VOTE RASMUSSEN ON JUNE 4 MORRIS Decorating Centers ING SALE POSITIVELY ENDS SAT. CHECK THESE SAVINGS... SAVE 3.72 EA. GAL! OUR FINEST EXTERIOR LATEX HELD OVER BY POPULAR DEMAND! OUR BIGGEST SALE OF THE YEAR. STOCK UP ON QUALITY HOME DECORATING SUPPLIES NOW! 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