Cedar Rapids Gazette, August 1, 1974, Page 35

Cedar Rapids Gazette

August 01, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - August 1, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa What Young People Think Future Voters Look Toward 1 976 Tfcp Ctdar Rapids Gazette: Thars., Aag. 1, 19 Teens on Wheels By Michael Lamm Balsa Wood Halsa wood, the lightest hut one nf the strongest uonds ln the world, can be used in many interesting I'rafl prniivts. is simple (n wiirk wnh hecause u can lie easily .-in min nr shape with a craft knife or pair of scissors. ,-an lie glued and is 1m Hy in iis natural lan color or when panned. Balsa and halsa Innls can he purchased al must all hobby nr craft shops and are not expi'nsiu'. Blocks of balsa can be carved into statues, animals and arums uther shapes. They can be used as decorations, masks or fit-urines. When carving balsa blocks, just remember In cut in the directinii that is away from ynu and work carefully in a well-lighted area. Also, you will wish In carefully sand- paper your finished carving before shellacking nr painting U. Balsa which has ln-cn cut in- to long, thin strips makes interesting sculptures. To begin your structure, arrange several strips flat on some newspaper. Fasten the pieces together using straight pins. Cut and pin each strip in place until their arrangement pleases ynu. Then glue securely and allow the glue to thoroughly dry. Then remove the pins. Now raise your structure from the newspaper and add more strips using pins and glue, cutting and bending the strips, until you have a three-dimensional figure that will stand upright by itself. Lovely abstract sculptures, as well as those resembling animals or other objects, are possible with balsa strip sculpture. balsa knife, nil n and sandpaper the edges until are smoirth. Then paint the design poster or acrylic paint and shellac it Any clasps or chains needed may he purchased from a hobby shop (Hue these nn and your jewelry is ready for wearing or sharing. Balsa has limitless possibili- ties, due it a try and you'll soon discover how fun it can me three-fifths of Ihos that as of now tin eligible to of Hi By Nanc-v Gilbert The nl tndav' whn are nld cniniL'h n who will lie nld enough tu vut I'lTfi elrctinn S erccnt declared that they registered Of the regis Accent on Youth Jewelry can be made from halsa. Necklace pendants and pins are easy to cut from halsa wood that is '4 inch thick. Whatever design you choose, just remember In keep it simple. To make your jewelry, draw the design lightly with pencil on the piece of wood. With your Taking Harmonica, Dream On of Globe BIRMINGHAM. Mich. (UPI) Howard Rice is setting off une on a sailing trip around the world, taking with him a harmonica and a dream. "This is just something I've always wanted to do." he said, "something to make me a little different from everyone else." He does not plan to set any records even though the current fastest time for sailing alone around the world in a small craft is almost four ars. Instead, Rice, 20. plans to ,ake it easy. Planning Stops I'll stop a lot along the he said, citing plans to visit relatives in Virginia, to urf in Florida and to scout for real estate he might find al- ractive elsewhere along the way. The voyage, he reckons, will last 30 months. That comes to miles every month that Rice plans to maneuver his largely homemade craft, Karsey Girl, through the waters of the Atlantic. Pacific and Indian aeeans, The voyage will start in Marion, Mass. In a way, it began in West Bridgewaler. Mass., where Rice obtained the bare hull of his craft. With a little help from his friends and the sponsorship of 21 different firms. Rice gradually built and outfitted the blue and white Karsey Girl. Sponsors The sponsors range from 'ood suppliers who gave him a special diet of food to a com- pany manufacturing life rafts equipped with radar. On board, in addition to the harmonica, Rice will carry only a receiver for weather orecasts and a homing device for use if he runs into trou- ble. He "bought the harmonica o keep himself company. The voyage is a first for Rice, who has never sailed long They'll Do It Every Time WAITING ROCW AU- I AM THEM OUT WASTES MO TIME WHAT50 IN (JETTING OUTTHESIUS TO HIS FKTIEWTS- SOI, AlkENBR, ROCKS, PENNA. VEAH-YEAH LET'EM WAIT.' IlM A POCTOR, NOT A BOOK- KEEPER.' POCTOR-VOJ HAVE TO FILL OUT THOSE UOSPrTAUZATlON AND COMPEN- _ MAILING IN INSURANCE WEBS FOR THE fWIENTS, HOW PROMPT IS HERR POC? COME IN AND SEE THE ALL-NEW KitchenAid DISHWASHER 90 Days same as cash BARNETT'S 1 15 Third Ave. S.C. 362-9247 Opon Monday Thursday 'Til distances. "I'm definitely not an old hand at this." he said. "But if all my backers Ihink 1 carl do it. I'm sure I run." tcri'd. pcrccnl hau1 in cithiM 'town "slat''.' "iialinnal" elections Only L'X iKTccnt viid ;H tachi'd "a deal" of irn imrtain-c tu their iicrsiiti.il I'M pcrri'ii! "'-uinr niipfti in 'heir X percent said "a Inilc. H IMT rent said "mini1." and thr mi answer Krady Inr hunur pcrcenl plan In inlc in llic 1U7I1 presidential I'lcction. most wt-rc sliuh-nts. niah's trniu Ih'1 Small Tlntsr uhn plan on cvcrrismi.: ihfir Iht'sc n-asuns IS ready lor a and I rer lamlx tn do part In help." says Malcolm Cnl'IVr 211. nl Dallas. "I uani ;i man 111 nl't'irr uIm I do I he and do II liuiH's! I u an! a man ho will return Ihe 1'nilcd Slates in its I'uriiier liH'hard Tarlar. Hi. nf fielii. Mass People's Government "I lirlicM' Hint viiliny is not ills! a privilege, bin a respun- slliil ii As ril nl' I Ills Mike My Pmtn idles rnughlv Nn amount nf carburetor 'ickling seems tn help Si-vnil mechanics have adiusted but i! still Juries it's Ihe 'IKHI, i numc Dear [opey Check for loose nu's or studs that hold the corburefor to the 'intake manifold. These ,'..7ic: n vacuum Jenic, fhus rough idling Jhnt'i my first thought, hut about 1 00 other things can cause rough idling Mtkt- UK- uhi-ro I can inn a new or ust-d uiii'lshit'lil u ipi-r motor fur m> Stuck Dear Stuck Vour Chevy dealer oughf to fjp nbtt? M vatr inn tn 1955, Chevys come wiffi vacuum wipers as standard and opfronally. go fo whether your car now has fftof fype or nof. The moforj in- terchange. 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