Cedar Rapids Gazette, November 6, 1974, Page 9

Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette November 6, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - November 6, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Open Thursday Night ’til 9 FINE HOME FURNISHINGS WHAT IS A TOTAL SALE! Simply, it s savings in all 8 of our departments and tremendous buys throughout our 3-acre store. During Smulekoff’s TOTAL SALE you’ll save not only on the items pictured on these 2 pages, but on hundreds of other items as well. Smulekoff’s TOTAL SALE promises TOTAL SAVINGS ON FAMOUS BRAND NAME HOME FURNISHINGS! You’ll save in every way . . . TOTAL money-saving values in every department, TOTAL satisfaction or your money back, TOTAL service (free delivery & set-up) and TOTAL freedom to charge your purchases. It s your chance to save on home furnishings before the Holiday Entertainment Season. That’s What a TOTAL SALE Is! Just in Time! Pre-Holiday Total Sale Savings on DININGROOM SUITES 2 Complete Twin Bed Outfits only * I 88 Early American SoM& Mapfo your choice choose    Contemporary,Colonial    or Mediterranean style YOU GEL 2 Headboards & Footboards, 2 Twin Size Foam Mattresses; 2 Twin Box Springs. chinas $249 ea A. CONTEMPORARY 6-PC. SUITE Danish Walnut is in panel headboard Sleek and distinctive, this 6-pc. suite assures you of year-round enjoyment. The rectangular table measures 38x50” and opens to 58” with the 18 leaf. The 4 chairs have black naugahyde cushions. The lighted china has simulated cane insets in the cabinet base. This clean, uncluttered suite is finished in a warm walnut on hardwoods. Reg. $309.95 table & chairs. $249. Reg. $299.00 china, $249. You ll have to go a long way to find a better buy than this twin bed outfit. You'd expect to pay $188 for the price of one 11' J 1,1    twin    bed    outfit most anywhere else . .    . and we offer you two i    at    the same price! For the growing family, you can’t go J Ii    wrong.    And you can take your pick of styles and finishes, lf you're a bargain hunter, and who isn't these days, you'll recognize this for the value and savings it isl Antique Whity french Provincial B. COLONIAL 6-PC. SUITE The dark pine finish of this 6-pc. Colonial suite captures the richness and warmth of Early American furniture. The Micarta top table is 42” round with 2 10 leaves . . . nice for when you have extra holiday guests. The 4 Mate s chairs are sturdy and ample ... and the lighted china, simply beautiful. When you see this, we think you’ll buy it Reg. $309.95 table & chairs, $249; Reg. $299.00 china, $249. Open-Arm Rocker Recliner Modern Style Recliner C. MEDITERRANEAN 6-PC. SUITE The heart of the Mediterranean seems to come alive in this 6-pc. suite from Bassett. For those who prefer a natural wood looking finish, you'll love the pampas pecan finish of "Cameo”. The 40 round table extends to 52" with the 12” leaf, and the I arm & 3 side chairs have gold-tone fabric seat cushions. The matching china is lighted and has simulated wood door fronts. Have this in your home in time for the holidays. Reg. $379.75 table A chairs, $249. Reg. $299.95 china, $249. Th* deep, foam bock provides'JR' worlds of comfort and the nau    I yahyde upholstery years of ___ eosy care On sturdy walnut 1    jj legs Con you think of a nicer way to save Love all year long than with this Lo Z Roy recliner? Reg. .$229 00 - The style and comfort of this recliner simply con t be beat The channel back is thickly podded as is the pillow and foot rest The open arm is walnut finish wood And it s upholstered in wipe-clean naugahyde for eosy, eosy care Reg $249 OO** Howell 7-pc. Dinette Contemporary Walnut Finish 4-pc. Suite Reg $249 OO Micarta top, walnut wood grain top measures 36*48” with 2 12” leaves. 6 large comfort able chairs of floral pat temed vinyl Reg $399 85 Suite includes triple dressei mirror, 4 drawer chest and full or queen headboard all in worm, rich wolr.ut fmith ^ compressed wood Dresser and chest on legs By Jerry Wilson United Press Internotlonal ”... The unemployed here ain’t eating regular, but we will get around to them soon as we get everybody else fixed up O K.” The stock market drops several hundred points, unemployment increases, cattlemen are killing their livestock because they can’t afford to raise them for market, the nation has seen prosperity fade, scandals rock Washington and a Republican Will Rogers' Humor Fits Our Time Too administration comes under increasing criticism as the economy reels. “Ninety percent of the people in this country are not satisfied. It’s just got so that 90 percent of the people in this country don’t give a damn . . . “So Mr. Ford should not mistake apparent prosperity for satisfaction. There is more mortgages in this country than there is votes. This country right now is operating on a dollar down and a dollar a week It ain’t taxes that is hurting this country, it’s interest.” It Was Henry It was the 1920s in America, and the man who brought some humor to a time of fear and despair was a rope-twirling cowboy from Oklahoma. The “Mr. Ford" was not Gerald but Henry, who decided not to run for President in 1924 because he felt 90 percent of the people were satisfied. A lot has changed since then — but much remains the same. Will Rogers was killed in a plane crash in 1925. Nov 4 marked the 95th anniversary of his birth. It was also the day before Flection day — one of Will’s favorite times — and, with a little mental name-changing, the comments he delivered in his drawl then were startlingly relevant in 1974. “There is only one way to get even with Harding now and that is to leave him in there for another term. Besides, the Democrats come nearer getting what they want when they have a Republican President than they do with one of their own.” “Just an Admission” Remember the Furopean and American economic conferences? “The world has just conferred itself into bankruptcy. A conference is just an admission that you want somebody to join you in your troubles. The world can’t improve ’til it gets so poor that it can’t send delegates to a conference. Then it will begin to improve by depending on itself." Will always had something to say about the Republicans: “If the lord can see His way clear to bless the Republican party the way it’s been carrying on. then the rest of us ought to even get it without asking for it " But he had a few barbs for his own party too: “I don’t belong to an organized political party. I’m a Democrat.” Alibi Season Campaigns often brought out the best Rogersisms: “Well. the promising season ends next Tuesday and at about 8 o’clock that same night the alibi season opens and lasts for the next four years This campaign ends Tuesday, but it will take two generations to sweep up the dirt " Then, as now, everyone had advice about the stock market: “Oh. it was great while it lasted. All you had to do was to buy and wait ’til the next morning and just pick up the paper and see how much you made, in print. But all that has changed somebody has to do some work " Politics, especially during an election year, was one of Will’s favorite subjects “Every time we have an election, we get in worse men and the country keeps right on going. Times have proven only one thing and that is you can’t ruin this country ever with politics. “Let More Fun" “Once a man holds a public office, he is absolutely no good for honest work." ;

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Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette

Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Issue Date: November 6, 1974

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