Sunday, December 29, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette

Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - December 29, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 4A The Cedar Rapids Gazette r^YEAR-END CLEARANCE Our annual year-encl close-out of suits includes the latest fashions from Hart, Schaffner & Marx, Kingsridge, Johnny Carson and Cricketeer. All wools pol yester/wool blends, double knits and texturized polyesters in a good selec lion of colors and styles. Goi**t» Photo bv I vv Ward Tim Clancy and Jason All your favorite labels including Hart, Schaffner & Marx, Cricketeer, Mayest and Johnny Carson. Choose from knits, texturized polyesters and wools. Now is the time to buy! Selection is good. 860 & $65    SPORT COATS .. NOW,    IU-1 ll 870 & $75    .................NOW,    Mil 880 & 885    .................NOW,    "OII 895 & 8100 ................NOW,    "711 8115 & $120............... NOW , "IMI Size* for most turn inc! Ullin u Tall & Itig *izes! Tim, 10, Ready For Questions Accent on Youth By J mty Dan br antler A 10-year-old Cedar Rapids boy has been named as the first poster child for the Hawkeye chapter of the March of Dimes Tim Clancy, IO, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Clancy, 448 Red Fox road SE, will make public appearances and be featured on posters reminding people of the need to help the handicapped. Mrs. Clancy and Mrs. Robert Brooks. 320 Sinclair drive SE, are cochairmen of the March of Dimes Mother’s march to be held Jan. 8-12. Some 2.000 volunteers will participate in the campaign in the five counties of the Hawkeye chapter — Benton, Iowa, Johnson, Jones and Linn Tim, who was born prematurely and weighed only three pounds, has cerebral palsy. His life so far has been “an inspiration to other people." according to his mother "It shows them if you put your mind to it, you can do anything." Tim now is walking with the aid of crutches and braces. He is mentally above average and loves school. "We were told when he was diagnosed at the age of one that he would be a vegetable and have to be institutionalized," Mrs. Clancy* said. Instead, Tim rides a hydraulic lift bus to Taylor elementary school and attends fourth grade with non-handicapped students. "We’re terribly proud of Taylor school.” Mrs. Clancy said. "The integration with the normal students is just marvelous The goal is to eventually get the students able to attend their own neighborhood school. "We’re hopeful he’ll be able to attend the regular junior high school. Ifs the accessibility of the schools that worries us " Outside of school, Tim’s physical activities include swimming and riding his bicycle. "My mom helps me (Mite my bike. Ifs a three-speed big adult bike with three wheels. Yes. I do it all by myself," Tim said According to his mother, Tim rides the bicycle up to IO miles a day. Other hobbies include coin and stamp collecting, tinkering with motors, racing cars, and his four-year-old basset hound. Jason. He and his brother Scan. 8, "do things as a team," said Mrs Clancy. Sean helps care for Tim, and "he does it willingly," Mrs. Clancy said. "The education Scan has had as a result of this is wonderful. He’s much more thoughtful of others than he would be otherwise." She described Tim also as thoughtful of others. "Even though he is handicapped he is quite determined and dedicated " Ik also hat a good understanding of whig his job as poster child will entail ‘People will want to talk to me and ask me questions about what I like to do ’ said Tim "This will try to get people to give more mono for handicapped people " His appearances wilt include Jan 8 on channel 2. “The Last Vtord" following the late movie, and Jan 8 at 7 38 a rn on • flannel % in, “The Morning Show Carmakers Introduce 6 New Models ARMSTRONG MEN’S CLOTHING THIRD FLOOR DETROIT (UPI) - The bottom of a sales slump may seem like an odd time to try something new, but automakers are planning introduction of six new models in the coming months A small Cadillac, American Motors’ Pacer, the Mercury Bobcat, two new Volkswagen models and a five-cylinder, diesel-powered Mercedes will have early 1875 debuts. They’ll join eight, all-new ’75s that were introduced in October. The sales downturn, off 35 percent in November from 1873, hasn’t provided the best atmosphere to test the new models. But most have been inching their way up on the sales charts, especially Ford s luxury compacts, the Granada and Monarch, which accounted for 2 6 percent of all sales in November. The new models set for showroom introductions in the first three months of 1875 were planned long before sales went into a tailspin, but industry analysts aren’t unhappy "Now is a good time to have something new to offer because that's where the action is," one analyst said. "Now isn t the time to throw the same ball up in the air DRESS SHIRTS Long and short sleeve dress shirts in assorted styles. Choose from current fashion colors in patterns, stripes and solids. Buy several at the special low price. Long sleeve lengths thru 38”. DOUBLE KNIT SLACKS Double knit slacks in a good selection of colors. Good quality, good fit. Tall sizes .34 thru 46; Big sizes 48 thru rM. Regularly $18 to $25. ARMSTRONG TALL & BIG MAN’S SHOP-THIRD FLOOR ENTIRE STOCK! Children’s Outerwear "If we dido t stir up Mime interest with fresh products. things could lie a kit worse than they are ** Children’s winter outerwear including coats, snow suits and jackets. Buy now and save at clearance prices. A good selection of colors and styles in these sizes: Infants to 24 mos.; girls’ 2-6x; boys* 2-7; girls’ 7-14; and pre-teen 8-14 A tumble table of girls’ playwear and sportswear. Double knit slacks, jeans, long sleeve and short sleeve knit tops, skirts! Shop early for tx»st selection, There is a variety of colors arid styles In sizes 4 to 14 ARMS! RONG CHILDREN’S STORE-THIRD FLOOR pfudu4*l loft AC At pf if»g i alf    fiat5    i, uw**d Oli thai it tot/a ti pailful* th Ow* lac fg < tffltit ( IgMrlif Iary bland    rift isms    vt kl