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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - August 24, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Optimistic Karen DeCrow, president of the National Organization for Women expressed opti- mism in Omaha that President Ford would veer from his "grot- esque" congressional voting record toward furthering wom- en's rights in America, which she said had been virtually killed by the Nixon administra- tion. Miss DeCrow, in Nebraska to address the Women's Equali- ty day observance in Lincoln Saturday, in commemoration of the 1920s women's suffrage approval, also said the current NOW movement could benefit both men and women. UPI Teleohoto Gazette Dhoto bv Duane Crack Back to School Movement Evan Guyer, 1818 B avenue NW, hauls his bass fiddle back to school start Monday. A wheel added by Evan and his dad makes the move- at Jefferson high school, where he will be a junior this fall. School will ment easier as he rolls the instrument along the sidewalk. Dog's Life Many families consider their pets one of them, and if one is injured, only the best of care will do. Blake and Connie Riscoe fulfill a demand in Port- land, Ore., by operating one of the nation's few pet ambul- ances. Sprung from Jail Owner Lynn Wall is pictured in San Francisco with Monopoly, the mascot mule from Nevada, after the animal had been sprung from jail on bond pending further court action. Monopoly was nabbed by police nearly two months ago for nibbling the grass at Civic Center across from the city hall. Wall refused to pay the daily boarding fee when Monopoly was turned over to the zoo for safekeeping. AP Wirephoto Garotte pholo bv L w. Wa'd Tall In The Saddle In line with some of the weird things people arc doing with bicycles this season. Randy Riha, M, of 1000 Hill drive SK, converted his regular bike into this contraption which is nearly six feet high. He has to have help in mounting the bike, but (right) he has no trouble dis- mounting. Pig Roast day night, lor. (See story elsewhere in this edition.) r
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