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Cedar Rapids Gazette Newspaper Archive: October 4, 1974 - Page 28

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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - October 4, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                Weeping Quake Victim Weeping quake victim prays in a Lima street following pow erful tremors which raked east- ern Peru with death and (le slruetion Thursday, toppling buildings, knocking out commu- iiications, and creating muss hystci 11 AP Wirootiol Enroute to the altar in a canoe, dene Tubbs and Kay Gorman look a waved In a friend and the craft turned over. The damp couple showed dunking. The couple were nosing in to land at the Alps, five miles west up 15 minutes later for their outdoor wedding, of Leavemvnrlh. Wash., on the Wenatchee river, when the bridegroom Behind You, Mac! Last Time, Maybe Marvin Peden, Gateway street 'NK, a city parks department employe, was busy mowing grass in Van Vechteii park Thursday, hopefully for the last time this season. Householders view the end of the mowing with mixed feelings because they know it won't be too long before there's snow to shovel. Dutifully leading the band during halflime ceremonies for the Chicago Fire-Charlotte Stars WFL game, the band conductor appears unaware of the show- going on behind him the Firettes doing their thing. Con Is Robert and Chris Morley of Victor, N. Y., south of Knclies- ter, enjoy a little play in lin- early snowfall which left 4 to li inches in certain areas iif (lie Rochester vicinity and caused many traffic problems Thurs- day. AP Radlouhoto Rubble is all that's left of the front wall of a house in downtown Lima, which col- lapsed Thursday during an earthquake. The occupant of the house, an old woman, es- caped uninjured before the wall fell. Everyone Wants the Gag Writer Used by The Economic Advisors By Art Uuchwald WASHINGTON Prof. Alan Greenspan, chief presidenti- al economic adviser, endeared himself last week to tin- country with u remark he made to a group of leaders repre- senting the old, sick and handicapped. Greenspan said Wall Street stock brokers huxe suffered the most from the nation's economic decline. When I saw Prof. Greenspan say this deadpan on television, I broke into laughter and thought to myself. "The Ford Admin- istration does have humor after all." A few minutes later I received a call from a congressman friend asking me if I had written the line for Greenspan. "I wish I I said, "ft has to be one of the funniest things I've ever seen on tel- evision." "Well, could you find out who his writ- er is? I need some jokes for my campaign (his fall; and if Greenspan's man can come "UCHWALD up with any other one-liners as good as this one, I'll be in clover." I called the Council nf Economic Advisers and spoke to -i man on the phone. Gag Writer "I'm trying to find out who Prof. Greenspan's gag writer "What are you talking [he man said "You know, the guy whn wrote that line about Wall Slreel brokers hurting the most from inflation." 1 started again as I said it. The man oil the other line said frostily "Prof Greensinn meant every word he said. Brokers have suffered the most'' "You apparently believe that Prof. Greenspan was josh ing at his meeting with the representatives of the old sick and handicapped. But inflation is professor was talking in terms of percentages. Whether the old.the sick and the handicapped want In believe it or not we have statistics to prove that brokers have been hil the hard- Interest Rate "You must remember thai, when mfk strikes hro kcis commissions, which are fixed by law are mmtodi ilolv aff-'tnl. When you have low turnover Wall sire" si Ls the brokers is Ihe first me to feel I Who's ,1V Icrsl rates more than anybody "Don'l tell I said' chuckling. "Let me guess The man hung up on me. "I called back my friend in Congress. know vnn're mil "I'll be damned." said my friend "V about the brokers was   

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