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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - October 10, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Safely Out UPI TclcpllolO' Dominican guerilla leader Kadamos Mendox Vargas talked with newsmen in Panama Cily late Wednesday after Panama had granted him and Ills six comrades political asylum. The guerillas held seven hostages in the Venezuelan eniisulale in Hantii Domingo fur 13 days. Hysterical Hostage Dnlce Me.jia. one of two V'en- consulate secretaries held hostage by terrorists in the i consulate in Santo Domingo be came hysteria! upon her re- lease. She is pictured, center, as members of her family es- corted her to a nearby house Snorkel Fun Pliolo bv John Me Boys and girls who won their chance through drawings at the Safety Fair last week haye been having their moment (if glory this week. They haye been taking turns visiting the Central fire station and riding the snorkel. Pictured Wednesday noon after lunch at the fire station are. friiin left, Fireman Virgil .Inhnson, 41S Twenty-eighth street NW; Donald Johnson, fiftli grade, Garficld school; Mike Glandon, 11. fifth. Vim Bnren; Lisa Class, 8, third. Wright; Camio Krickson, II, third at Wright. After their snorkel ride the kids also visited other fire stations in the citv. Three Is? "Nice Going, Prof" Strolling down Ihe midway at the slate fair in Dallas, .liidv snyder. left, eaii'l seem A New York rabble congratulates Swedish scholar (iiinnar who was an- In decide whether .Inn Scott or Vic Dims, right, will s-et to be :ho champion lh.il wins noiinced Wednesday as winner of the I07-1 Nobel in Kninnnncs who will her a slufFcd 71; M December, curreiulv is a diMmi'inshed profc-sur ,il Cnlici-e oi New m L Normal Length Arms Were Not Made for Drive-In Windows liy Krnia Koinbrck It's just my own personal observation, bill I don'I think God ever meant for man m do his banking, order fond, or mail a letter from the driver's seat of tile car. If He had drive-ins in mind. lie would have made our arms seven feet long and put curb feelers on our hips. I have noted only two cars that have swung precariously up lo Hie position where they can comfortably do business. One was a ear from demolition derby and the other was a rental. Neither had anylhing to lose. Drive-in banks intimt'Jale me the must, possibly because I am "on camera" and self-conscious about having the tellers gather and exclaim, "Watch this one. Doro- thy, she's the one who fell apart when her fender was ripped off last week." Conservative Consequently, I have become something BOMBECK (if a conservative. I pull a good feet from Ihe window and when the drawer slides out. I find thai by opening my car door and forcing my head through my shoul- der seal bell, pushing on Ihe brake pedal with my right Foot and bending my knee againsl the gear shift fur leverage. I can slide my deposit slip into the drawer providing (a) I discontinue breathing for awhile, anil (b) there are no high winds In circulate my deposit in the parking lot. The mailboxes are something else I never pull up to one oF them that I don'l visualize a meeting oF the postal depart- ment in Washington Figuring out how lo position the boxes. ".No. mi, Chester." says the designer, "Vim have placed Ihe boxes on the driver's side of the car We mustn't pamper Ilieiu. I'ul them on the passenger side so the driver will have In put the car in park, slraddle stick shift in Ihe console, cup Ins throat over Ihe window and insl try In sail the Idler inlii this six-inch slot." Unreadable "Then the slot should he above the pick-op times that have become blurred and unreadable'.'" asked Chester. "Higher. Chsslei. much higher." smiled his boss. Yelling an order lor Fm> into a down's ninni.h is some- I'.Kc again Kspeeially when uni are alone. I feel like such .1 lool sln.-iilmg until the in my neck surf.ire As un hosb.iiid nbsf rvcd "You ilmf! to to drive ins. know You can always use your feel Heller lo grow longer arm-.
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