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Cedar Rapids Gazette Newspaper Archive: October 11, 1974 - Page 34

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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - October 11, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                tfvtlnr JAupuU A member of the Metropolitan Opera company of New York graced the Kennedy high school concert choir with her talents Thursday afternoon. Karen Hunt, a graduate of Washington high school and daughter of Mr. and Mrs C 11. Stratemeyer, 2811 Falcon drive NE, sang a selection from the opera "La Boheme." Mrs. Hunt, a lyric coloratura, stopped in Cedar Rapids on her way to Tucson, where she will play a leading role in an eight-week run of "The Marriage of She recently received her affiliate artist degree from the "Met" Krislie Lester, a 17-year-old Jefferson high school senior, was crowned .lay-Hawk Homecoming queen Friday night between halves of the .leffersoii-Dubmiue Hetnpstcad game at Kingston stadium. Miss Lester is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. (Jury Lester, 2430 Johnson avenue NW. Student council president Hon Hoffman did Ihe crowning. At left is .led Brown, the queen's escort Could Hove Danced All DPI Teleptiofos Britain's Prince Charles danced until well after midnight during celebration at custoi imiam s i mice uiarles danced until well after midnight during celebration at custom by asking him to dance. Next day the tropical MIII seemed In "el the best of Suva of the Fiji Islands' centenary of association wiUi Britain. The prince danced the Prince Charles as he appeared to be during the ceremonies Sealed beside him hula with Helen Frankhen, a student at South Pacific university, who followed local was Sir George Cakobaii. the governor general Bus To Concerf School buses stretched al- mosi as far as the eye could see Thursday in front of Coe col- lege. Nearly fourth grade students from Cedar Hapids Community schools attended "Symphony Four" in Coe's Sinclair auditorium. The Cedar Hapiils Symphony Orchestra presented its annual concert for Ihe youngsters. The concert is the culmination of ensemble lours to all fourth grade classes in the district, in which groups of five musicians present half- hour programs for the youngs- ters Gazoftc Ptiotos bv John Mclvor Where Are Those Conserving Minded People of Lasf Year? By Art Buchwalil WASHINGTON Less than a year ago everyone was hard at work vowing to conserve fuel. Americans had pledged themselves to finding new ways of saving energy and making the United States self-sufficient when it came to oil. In the interests of finding out what has been doing in the last 12 months, I did a personal "Where Are They research project. This is what I found. Carrutbers Ringold. chairman of the board of General Chrysford, the largest manufacturer of automobiles, is still in Detroit pushing the sales of large cars. Profits When he was reminded he promised last fall that General Chrysford would de- vote its efforts to the production of small cars that would not consume so much gaso- line, Ringold replied, "No one is going to tell us what kind of automobiles to make. The profits are in the large cars and that's what the public wants. When America wants small cars we'll make them. If it wasn't for the environmental nuts, there would be more than enough gasoline for everybody." Alan K. Lomitil, who was one of the first organizers of car ixioling in Fairfax county, Va., is now driving to work alone. "Car pooling is a Alan told me. "Who wants to talk to four other guys every morning? 1 think a man's an- tomobile is his castle and there is no reason he should share it with anybody else." Mrs. Helen Klinger, the principal of PS 1-15, said she no longer believed in keeping the thermostat in her school down at (i8. "We fnwo our tushies off last she told me, "and we don't intend to do it again. Congress ought to investigate the oil and gas companies and find out where the heal is real- ly going. Heavens knows the schools aren't getting any of it." Abandoned (iaylord Prathcr, the advertising account executive for Windfall of New Mexico Gasoline Co.. is still turning out copy but the conservation campaign has been abandoned "Since our business is selling gasoline, it's counterpro- ductive to ask people to use less of it. Sure it didn't hurt last year to say we were worried about future fuel supplies and we were doing everything to see that America would never have to do without. Hut I'll tell you one thing, the campaign didn't sell a gallon of gas. "If anything, it scared people and they didn't care what brand of gasoline they bought. So we said the hell with it the company has to come first." Prof. Heinrich Applebaum, who last year predicted that shale oil would solve all our problems for the next Slid years, now has doubts about it. "That stuff is really Applo- baum said. "I mean oil out of a rock is some stupid way of getting fuel. Anyone who thinks we're going to solve mir ener- gy problems with shale oil in the near future is off his rocker. I don't know why the press takes people like me seriously   

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