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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - October 28, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                .lonny Woodford's life in Grand Blanc. Mich., i.s in a constant Iwirl the twirl of a lialiiu. At 7 .lonny lias collected numerous medals and trophies fur her twirling tech- niques since she three years ago. Kecently. she look high honors in [lie Miniature Miss Majorette of Michigan contesl. .lenny's coach and chief rooter is her mother. Mrs. David Wuodlord. who also was j champion twirler. "I encourage my daughters and oilier sliidents lo practice baton twirling because it's an exercise that is extremely helpful to the growth of a youngster." Mrs. Woodlord said. During tile summer. Jenny practices in a spiifiuus buck yard for about three hours every day. In the winter, the Wiiodford family room becomes the training ground. In picture, right, .Jenny demonstrates her act in the talent portion of the Miniature Miss Majorette contest, pantomiming a little, lost girl at the circus who captures the brass ring on Hie carousel. Jr News of Nixon Kormer presidential press secretary Ronald Zicgler talked with newsmen following a press conference by Nixon's doctors at Long Beach Memorial hos- pital Sunday. Xiegler said form- er President Nixon doesn't have health insurance to help pay hospital costs and lias been get- ting only "limited" federal funds to help him through the transitional period since leaving office. Close "Toby. the resilient chimp at the Sanfnrd. Kla dis- plays his affection lor Mau- auer rharles I is u ith a kis-. The Price of For Biting Is Outrageous Inflation By Art Buthwald WASHINGTON When PresidentTord said we all have to bile Hie bullet on the economy. 1 immediately went down to my local sporting goods store. "I would like a bullet, please." 1 said to the clerk. "Yon mean a box of bullets." lie cor- rected me. "No, just one would be enough." He looked at me suspiciously. "What kind of bullet do you "1 don't know. Are there different "Of course. What kind of gun do you lie asked. "1 don't have a gnu." 1 said. "Then what do yon want a bullet for1.'" "1 want to bite it." 1 admitted sheepish- ly. The clerk backed away from me. trying to reach a which I assumed turned on some kind of alarm. BUCHWALD Economic Message Mike M.uiMioh! :i) Mom s Bulled ,c- hi !hi new lie he wore lor his .ippe.irani e on Mis' "l-'aee Mie Villon" Sunday in Mansfield said Pros lilenl i'oril li.is In [like Hie li'.td .ind 'nine lip uilh speellie ploposalv lo snhe Hie llallnn s "Don't get I said. "Von see, Gerry Kurd, as part of his economic message, said that every one of us has to bite the bullet or we'll never lick it." "The he asked. "No. inflation, dummy." 1 said. "And he didn't say what caliber of bullet lie wanted Americans to "Not that 1 know of." I replied. "Does ii make a differ- ence'.'" "I would think so." tile clerk said. "1 mean people have different months, and what.might be comfortable for you might not necessarily be comfortable for your grocer. "We have a lead .'ffi dumdum, but they're il- legal lo shoot." "Are they illegal lo No Law "I'll to check Dial out." The clerk called his siipi- erior upstairs. Then he hung up. "My boss said lo the best of Ins knowledge, there is no law against biting a lead bullet as long as yon don't spit it out at somebody afterward." I put it in my month. "It's more comfortable [nan Hie 2'1." I said. "And il has a nice taste lo It." "Would you like to try a -IV" the clerk asked "It's. Murker than a and lasts twice as long "No. I think the :IK bullel will do nicely How much is Let's see." the clerk said "On the box it says Hie bul- lets are four cents each. Kill wo insl got a bulletin from Hie manufacturer telling us they now cost eight cents Since this was mailed out last week, we have lo assume the cost wont op another two cents Bui we ilon'l know what will happen next week, do I admitted we didn't belter add another four cents on the bnllei nisi lo be sale. Therefore, it Mill cosl yon M cents "Thai's I said The clerk shrugged his shoulders as ne wmt.....it ifir sale's slip "Maybe it yon Into mi it long enough. Hie price will jo down   

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