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Cedar Rapids Gazette Newspaper Archive: June 22, 1974 - Page 6

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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - June 22, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Sat.. June 22. 1974 Emperor Should Have Quit After War, Japanese Politician Says TOKYO (AP) Japanese democracy might be working better today if Emperor Hirohito had abdicated or been executed after World war II, according lo one of Japan's best-known political and literary figures. U'ritjn" in tht> tliyu. Shintaro Ishihara deplores what he calls ihe niotlessness of Japanese society and asserts that one reason for it is the failure to establish the emperor's res- ponsibility fur the war. The United States refused to try Hirohito with other Japanese wartime leaders, reasoning that the emperor was a stabilizing and unifying factor in the country but Ishihara concedes that the move "certainly stabilized postwar Japanese society." But he argues that the emperor 'lost the place he occupied in Theater Times for Saturday COMMI'XITY THKATKR "The Effects itf (lamina Hays on Man-in-the-Momi Mari- golds" S. I'AHAMOrXT "Hlne Summer" 3.511. 7, HI. IOWA "Huckleberry Finn" 9. WORLD "The Colden Voyage (if Sinbad" shorts TIMES "Panorama Blue" 2. 8. PLAZA "Snowball Express" 2. "Tin- World's Greatest STAGE 1 "American Graffiti" STAGE 2 "Zardoz" STAGE 3 "Billy .lack" STAGE 4 "Where Lilies Rltnml" 440, M 40. KASTOtt'N 1 "The Kxtir- cisl" 430. 7 15. EASTOWN 2 "Paul and Michelle" 7, MAIilO.N Features at 11. 1. 3. 5. 7. 9. 11. COLLINS "Walking Tall" "I'hariy" "Where Docs It Hurt'" TWLXT TOWN "Cold Sweat" "The Valachi Papers" "Dead Pigeon on Beethoven Street" 1. TWIN WEST "Dirty Mary Crazy Larry" "The Culpepper Cattle Co." "Four Flies on Grey Velvet" TWIN EAST "The Naughty Stewardesses" "Women for Sale" "Angels. Wild Women" Every Sat. p.m. BEEFEATERS BUFFET per person Children under 10, Roast Round of Stroganoff, Salads, Relishes, Desserts Grant Wood Kitchen ROOSEVELT MOTOR HOTEL .ADJACENT GUEST PARKING Just Arrived "Best In The Arkansas OAc TOMATOES OV IB. GREEN TURF 23-7-7 Fertilizer 20 Lb. Bag Reg. Premarked at or GREEN TURF 10-6-4 Weed N Faed 18 Lb. Bag Reg. Premarked at YOUR CHOICE PRICE Fjmas jet oil pencil on ftcsEfiicts NO UMIT-Me 1001 Bags Last Last Load of The Season Calif. Navel 5 Lb. BAG Ice Cold Watermelon Exterior Grade tput 5 oa. DALE'S FRUIT BASKETS Are tne sweetest gifts.-.Anvtime 'all for FREE Delivery to either hospital. DALE'S Fruit Market Open 9 to days 3333 Center Poinl Rood NE Trophy Lounge Presents Tonight Sat. "KAYNE" 519 H Street S.W. the Japanese people's hearts" by leaving imperial respon- sibility unquestioned. "Uy having the emperor take his responsibility for the war, 1 rio not mean int; him executed by unilateral trial." Ishihara wrote. "Hllf if Ihl'V emperor testify in court and had executed him, as they executed many Japanese war criminals by hanging, the Japanese would not have swallowed democracy, which HiiS Illflll .'i