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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - November 19, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa tfi'tlm1 O Greetings, Mr. President AP Wiroohoto Emperor Hirohito greeted President Gerald Ford in a historic first meeting Tues- day between an American President and a Japanese monarch on Japanese soil. Buth wore long-tailed morning suits, the formal attire for Japanese imperial household cere- monies. No, it's not a double exposure. In the Cedar Rapids Symphony or- chestra's scheduled concerts at Sinclair auditorium in Coo college au- ditorium Saturday and Monday nights, one of the contemporary works to be played will be "Fourth of July." This piece calls for two conduc- tors. Shown in Monday night. Music Director Rii.li Williams, left, is joined by Jack Ranney, assistant conductor, in presenting the unusual production. DPI TelGphoto Three-Element Space Telescope Model Unveiled Martin-Marietta of Denver has been awarded a study contract to perform preliminary design studies for NASA's large space telescope. U scaU; "f Uw U-lescopc. i Lee Curtis was determined to beat his bug-a-boo about vacci- nations, but eventually he succumbed to Ihe pain with a roar as the needle pricked his arm. Lee and fellow students were part of a mumps vaccine program held at a Paris, Out., school. AP wlrepholo Svt Walkway To St. Lukes Part of A avenue NE was closed briefly Monday while pre-cast concrete for a walkway between St. Luke's hospital and Ihe parking ramp across the street was placed. The overhead span will connect the third level of the ramp and the hospital. The pedestrian cross-over is expected to be ready for use Dec. 13. The Buzzing Seat Belt System Caused Havoc In Many Marriages By Erma liombcck Well, they finally got the out of seat bulls. It took an act of congress to do it, but at last people will be able to get into their cars and start them without red lights flashing, alarms going off and someone at your elbow snipping, "Well, it's not me, Phyllis, and you're Ihe only other person in the front The seat belt alarm system did for mar- riage what Jane Fonda did for the VKW. That harmless little electronic belch has left in its. wake scores of damaged mar- riages. And it isn't over yet. As I said to my husband the other day as I crawled into the car, "Something is wrong with my seal. It feels funny." "That's because you are not sitting on lop of your seat belt like you usually do." Not True "That's not true. I only did that a cou- ple of times." "Then why can't you wear a balhing suit without em- barrassing'strap "That's easy for you to say." I snapped. "You're used lo being restrained. I'm "What do you mean by a crack like I hat? After all, I think you should be happy that someone had some considera- tion for your safety." "So how come you had Ihem "Because you became hysterical when you tried lo jump out of the car for an errand and cut your dress in half." "I wasn't hysterical. Jusl stunned for a moment. If you loved me you wouldn't have taken the out of the seat belts." "How did yon come to that "SHIler and Meara. They're a comedy team who did a commercial for seat bells. He said he buckled her up because it was a subtle way of telling her lie loved her. Subtle as Fist "You (old me seat belt buyers were ,-is subtle as a fist ciiming out of the glove compartment anil punching you in the mouth." "Thai's before I knew you really didn't care what hap- pened to me. All these years you've jus! pretended to like my meal loaf." "What's meal loaf gol to do with "II has as much In do with anything as your mother wea- ring a navy blue dress lo the wedding." "So buckle up if you want lo. You're over 21." "Here il comes...the number.'" "That settles il. Tomorrow I hook up Ihe seal bell IT." "You don't can. what. I look like in balbing I sulked. F'tioto Unroln
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