Cedar Rapids Gazette, December 30, 1974, Page 8

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - December 30, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Mon., Dec. 30, 1974 Television Today By B«b Themas Mike Douglas Producing Film KOS ANGELES (AP) -What do television series stars do during their betwwn-season vacations? In the case of Michael Douglas, he’s producing a (3-million movie. The talented son of Kirk Douglas finished his third season of “The Streets of San Francisco’' this month. In January he starts producing “One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest”, starring Jack Nicholson and directed by Milos Forman. The film will be made almost entirely at the Oregon State mental hospital at Salem. Young Douglas. 30. is an example of a modem maverick working inside the establishment. It seemed inevitable that he would go into acting — his mother, Diana Dill, is an actress, and his father is one of the screen’s most durable stars. Some observers were surprised when Michael, who had played leads in movies such as “Hail Hero'” and “Summertree”, accepted the second lead to Karl Malden in ABC’s “Streets of San Francisco". The attar explained: “Back in my father’s day, there was a normal progression for an actor’s career. He could get his start on Broadway, then a studio would take him over arid mold his career. “But when I went to New York in IMM, there was no theater. I did a little off-Broadway, then I made two or three pictures that didn't go. The studios don’t put actors under contract anymore, so I figured the best way to move my gireer along was to get into a TY series.’’ The first season of “Streets" was a ratings disappointment for ABC and a personal one for Michael Douglas. The show languished in the Nielsen cellar until the network switched it from Saturday to Thursday night. Douglas himself lingered in the background until he made presentations to producer Quinn Martin “During that first year I seemed to be taking one step forward and two steps back,’’ the actdV observed. “I finally told Quinn that I wanted out unless I had more* to do He was understanding, and it has worked out so I have a show, Karl has a show, then we do one together. It s good for us, and geed for the series His admiration for Malden is boundless — “his energy is amazing; like my father, he has a kind of peasant drive that is peculiar to their generation.” Energy is needed for “The Strelets of San Francisco”. The se*rie»s is shot entire-ly in the bay city from May to December on a six-day week. instead of the usual five days in Hollywoed. “One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest" has a long history, dating back to 1963, when Kirk Douglas starred in the Broadway play. It had a one-month run, but was nett a success. “People came out of the play loving it," said Michael, “but they told their friends. ‘It s okay — if you like laughing at crazy people.’ Attitudes toward mental i!lne*ss were different the*n.” The Dale \\ assertion play later had its vindication, esjx*-cially in San Francisco where it has been running for more than five years Another company is now doing the show at the Huntington Hartford theater in Hollywood. Kirk Douglas bought the movie rights and twice neared production, but the deals fell through. Television Listings 7—KWWl-TV, Waterloo 9—KCRG TV, Cedar Raprdt 2—WMT TV, Cedar Rapids 3—KTVO, Ottumwa 4— WHBf TV, Rock Island 6—WOC-TV, Davenport 8—WKBT, laCfoste IO—KROC TV, Rochester 12—KUN TV, Iowa City 13—WHO TV, Dei Moi ne i 32—KRIM TV, Waterloo' Monday Night 6:00 7 News, Weather 9 Eyewitness News 2 Action News 3 News, Weather 4 Action News 6 News, Weather 8 News, Weather IO News, Weather I 2-Earthkeep*ng I 3-Eyewitness News 6:30 7 Sanford and Son 9 let I Make Deal 2 To Tell Truth 3-let $ Make Deol 4 Price l» Right 6 Hollywood Sqs 8 Consequences IO Name That Tune I 2-Audubon Wildlde 13- Sanford and Son 7:00 7 Born Free 9 Rookies 2 Guns moke 3 Rookies 4 Gunsmoke 6 Bom Free 8 Gunsmoke 10 Born Free I 2 Spec to! of Week I 3 Bom Free 8:00 7 NBC Movie 9 Gator Bowl 2-Moude 3-Gator Bowl 4-Moude 6 NBC Movie 8 Maude IO NBC Ako vie 13 NBC Movie 8:30 2 Rhode 4 Rhode 8 Rhoda I 2 Session 9:00 2 Medico! Center 4 Medical Center 8- Medical Center 10:00 7 News, Weather 2-Action News 4- Action News 6 News, Weather 8 News, Weather IO-News, Weather I 2 Day at Night I 3-Eyewitness News 10:30 7-Tonight 2-CBS Movie Head 6 Tonight 8- CBS Movie- Head IO-Tonight I 2 David Susskmd 1 3 Tonight 10:45 4 Mod Squod 11:00 9-Eyewitness News 3 News, Weather 11:30 9 Amenta 3 Movie Big Parade Heil 4 B«g Valley 12.00 7 Tomorrow 2 last Ward (lr Tomorrow IO- Tomorrow 13-Tomorrow Tuesday Morning 6:30 2 Sunrise Semester 4 New Zoo Revue 8 Sunrise Semester 13 Not Women Only 7:00 7 Today 2 CBS hews 4 CBS News 6-Today 8 CBS News IO-Today I 3 Today 7:30 9 Romper Room 3 Music 8:00 9 New Zoo Revue 2 Copt Kangaroo 3 Sesame Street 4 Copt Kangaroo 8 Copt Kangaroo 8:30 9 Morning Show 9:00 7 Nome That Tune 9 Mike Douglas 2 Joker » Wild 3 Cartoons 4 Joker t Wild 6 Name That Tune 8 Joker s Wild IO Nome That Tone I 2 Sesame Street 13 Name That Tune 9:30 7 Winning Streak 2 Gambit 3 Reed Farrell 4 Gambit 6 Winning Streak 8 Gambit 10 Winning Streak 13 Winning Streak I 10:00 7 High Rollers 9 Alf My Children 2 Now You See It 3 AM My Children 4 Now You See It 6-High Rollers 8 Now You See It IO High Rollers I 2 Electric Co I 3 High Rollers 10:30 7 Hollywood Sqs 9 Brady Bunch 2 Love of lite 3 Brady Bunch 4 love of lite 6 Hollywood Sqs 8 love of Life 10 Hollywood Sqs. 12- Villa Alegre ' I 3 Hollywood Sqs 11:00 7 Jackpot 9 Password 2 Young, Restless 3 Password 4 Young, Restless 6 Jackpot 8 Young, Restless 10 Jock pot I 12 Adv of Casio I 3- Jackpot II 1:30 7 Sweepstakes 9 Split Second 2-Tomorrow 3- Split Second 4 Tomorrow 6 Sweepstakes 8 Tomorrow 10 Sweepstakes I 2-Hodgepodge 1 3- Sweepstakes Tuesday Afternoon 12.00 I 7 News, Weather 9 Eyewitness News 2 News, Weather 3 News 4 Family Affair 6 Noon Edition 8 Noontime IO-News, Weather 13 News 12:15 3 Town, Country IO- VtrgtfMo 13 Cartoons 12:30 7 Jeopardy 9 let $ Make Deol 2 As World Turns 3 let s Make Deol 4 As World Turns 6 Jeopardy 8 As World Turns IO Jeopardy I 3 Movie 1:00 7 Days of lives 9 $10,000 Pyromid 2 Guiding Light 3- $ 10,000 ryamtd 4 Guiding light 6 Days at lives 8 Guiding light IO Days of lives 1:30 7 Doctors 9 Big Showdown 2 Edge of Night 3 Big Showdown 4 Edge of Night 6 Doctors 8 Edge of Night IO Doctors 2:00 7 Another World 9 General Hospital 2 Price Is Right 3 General Hospital 4 Price Is Right 6 Another World 8 Price Is Right IO Another World 13 Another World 2:30 7 Survive Montage 9 One life To live 2 Match Game 3 One life To Live 4 Match Game 6 Survive Marriage 8 Make h Game IO Survive Marriage I 3 Survive Marriage 3:00 7 Somerset 9 Money Mare 2 Tattletales 3 Money Mare 4 Tattletales 6 Somerset 8 Tattletales 10 Somerset 1 2 Adv of Casio 13 Somerset 3:30 7 Room 222 9 GiHigan Island 2 Dr Kau 3 Movie 4 MAe Douglas 6 Jeanme 8 Bewitched IO lost m Space I 2 Design Woman 13 Floppy 4:00 7 Bonanza 9 Mod Squad 6 Mere Griffin 8 MA# Douglas I 2 Millerogeti 1 3 Mer* Griffin 4:30 2 Partridge Farr) 4 Hogan s Heroes IO Darnel Boone 12 Sesame Street 5:00 7 Dragnet 9 Anay Griffith 2 Consequences 3 News features 4 Grihgan island 5:30 7 NBC News ABC News CBS News ABC News CBS News HBC News 8 CBS News IO-MBC News I 2 Electric Co 13 HBC News Kissinger Heads Gallup's List of Most-Admired PRINCETON, N .I. (AP) -Secretary of State Kissinger heads the Gallup Poll’s list af men most admired by Americans for the second straight year. Second in tho {Mill this year uas the Rev. Billy Graham, followed by President Ford. It was the fifth consecutive year that the Rev Mr Graham was runnerup, and Ford took the post held last year by his predecessor, former President Nixon It was the fifth time in the poll's 28-year history that an incumbent President failed to place first Other men selected by 1.517 adults in the Dec. 6-9 poll were, in order of preference following Kissinger, the Rev. Mr. Graham and Ford; Son. Kennedy (D-Mass,); Alabama Gov. Wallace; Vice-president Rockefeller; Nixon; Sen Gold-water (R-Ariz); California Gov Reagan, and Sen. Jackson (D-Wash.). Rockefeller and Reagan were newcomers in this year’s survey. Dropped from the top IU were consumer advocate Ralph Nader and Pope Paul YI. McCord Files $ I 0 Million Suit Against Lawyers WASHINGTON (AP) -Convicted Watergate burglar James McCord has filed a nonunion damage suit against his original defense attorneys, including trial lawyer F. I*oe Bailey. McCord's suit charged them with "legal malpractice" in the handling of his defense at the original trial stemming from the June, 1972, breakin and hugging ut Democratic national headquarters. When the trial closed iii January, 1973. McCord was convicted of burglary, conspiracy, illegal wiretapping and possession of wiretapping devices* He was sentenced to a minimum of one year rn prison and has been free on bond pending appeal. McCord claimed he was not properly represented because his lawyers “were in collusion with the prosecution and federal officials.” 27 Viet Civilians Die SAIGON (AP) - \ let Cong mines and mortars killed 27 civilians over the weekend, the South Vietnamese military command retorted Monday, TONITA Uglies X. TUES. DEC. 31 New Year’* Eve Enoch Smoky Dance Mor SWISHER NEWYEArt ZODIAC “NO-SAUCE” INN ...ALL MIXED DRINKS NON ALCOHOLIC * NO AGI UMIT * 5185 8th Ave., Marion TURN RT AT SCHH ST NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY 7 p.m..CLOSING * FHI I MUSIC * Fail SNA CHS — OetN AT NOON— WI HOW MAV I DRAUGHT btl Bl DIANE HUGHES Nmi ai*hil> Hie. untie*    al THE. VII F TIXX, PI X! II XlaUee* al i * Kiw la TV Sri* Year with V Mr taiirllr, NANK HI (.MKS . mr ti IV KF ST PROF FISSION XI. I JAM I KS ar if for b*4 . . rMtlMMi rtlrrUlMfil Fin tan skews Britts al I M aalii 2 * m la I Br IMI* F. MOTH., al Hi2 X Avraar SE;. PBaer BJ Mil Ear KnrniiMh. tar aar Sr* Year * E ir Parti .. , Hath. Htriv Faa, k IM AN Iii Spirit of British: It Never Flags or Fails Bv Bob (onsidine NEW YORK — The British have a marvelous ability to turn the meanest setbacks into a reaffirmation of their eternal faith that they eventually will prevail — God being an Englishman, as everyone knows. Harrods, London s magnificent all-purpose department store, is as commercially lie-loved by the British as the cathedral at Coventry was re-v ered The cathedral was razed by Nazi Immbs during the Battle of Britain. Harrods was blasted just before Christmas by the nut wing of the Irish Republican Army, a splinter movement which Mieves such cowardly attacks on peaceful citizens are the best way of forcing the Crown to pull out of l ister Neither attack worked A new cathedral reaches up from the debris of the old one. and Harrods n*o|>ened its doors in a jiffy or two and continued to offer just about everything a person could want — including, it is said. “his" and “her” elephants. * Dear Did England” “The store is as busy as ev er." one of its executives said contentedly as his eye roamed over the crowded floor. Then. with wonderful predictability, he addl'd a line that might have come from Churchill or King Arthur, “Dear old England, bless her.” One doesn’t hear a New Yorker or a Detroiter say, as the homicide figures nudge toward the thousand mark, "That’s America for you! Lord love her!” If memory serves, nobody in Saigon used to break into I hat country’s national anthem during the days when the Viet Cong were rolling grenades down the aisles at a children’s movie. At the risk of starting my dear old grandfather from County Clare a-spmmng in his grave, it must be said that the British are right about themselves: they an* indtxd something special within the human species. Churchill |H*rhaps lx*d summed up their eternal optimism in his speech in commons in June, 1940. as several hundred thousand British troops wen* being kicked off the beaches of Dunkirk. They Did “We shall not flag or fail,” he said. as the sound of flag ging and failing grew louder. “We shall fight in France,” he went on. above the roar of the British fleeing from France “We shall fight on the seas and oceans (with those rusty over-aged ll. S. destroyers0) and wi* shall fight with growing confidence and growing strength in the air. (They did’) “We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight in the fields (with pitchforks?) and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills, we shall never surrender.” His words still raise goose-bumps on the hide of a reader. So does his “Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duties, and so boar ourselves that, if the British Empire and its commonwealth last for a thousand years, men will still say ‘This was their finest hour ' ” Sense of Humor Obviously, it was not their finest hour It was their paralyzing hour. They stood alone that day in June, 1949 — a long vear and a-half before they won the full muscle of the I S. more by an accident of judgment in the Pacific than any design in tin* Atlantic. The British brought a wry sense of humor to the cruelest war in their history. A helmeted warden, poking through the ruins of a bombed-out house, came on an old woman covered with the rums of plaster, dishes and whatnot. “Are you all right, Mum?” he asked. “Certainly,” she said, 'as you can see.” "Where s the old man?” “The bloody coward is serving at the front." she said, dusting herself. Fleet Street I'hen the Luftwaffe made tin* mistake of bombing Fleet street, as if to make it stop quoting Churchill’s blasts. (“This wicked man Hitler, the repository and embodiment of many forms of soul-destroying hatr<*d, this monstrous product of former wrongs and shame”) The bombs blew in the windows and walls of some of the world’s lx*st newspapers. But the spirit of Harrod^ stood firm. The following day, one of thus*' (Killers tarried a front-page headline. It read BOMB IYH RFI) IN FALL ON FLEET STREET. Every Tuesday & Thursday __$2.95 Seiling Hew: Moe lien FIO. Pmate Party Hook IF125 people —— m    Highway 218 Midway Be- JK    tween Cedar Roptcls * Iowa suppi. club    857    2641__ Butz Says Food Prices Will Continue To Rise WASHINGTON (AP) — At; riculture Secretary Butz says food prices will continue to rise for at least six more months, at an annual rate of 15 percent. Ile also says (Mirk, poultry and egg prices will cost more, but that beef “is selling for less than a year ago and will continue to do so.” This forecast by Butz is contained in an interview published Sunday in U.S' News and World Report. In it, Butz says the department has “hope that food prices may tend to level off — if we get good growing weather and get inflation under control." He said food prices for the first six months of 1975 will continue to rise at about the same pace as in 1974 — an annual rate of 15 percent that he said was caused mainly by higher processing and distributing costs for food Butz said that only one-fifth of the food price increase resulted from higher prices paid to farmers. He said the U.S. will more likely Ik* able to have stable grocery prices “if President Ford is successful in turtling this double-digit inflation." Knife, Fists Used as Brother, Sister Fight Sibling squabble's normally aren’t news, tint a brother and sister at Fairfax apparently lost all sight of the season in a fight early Monday The argument between the* 15-year-old boy and 17-year-old girl startl'd over who was going to turn out a light. Their parents we're not at home The boy bogan by beating his sister in the face with his fists. She wont to the kitchen, obtained a knife and tossed it at her brother. The knife* struck him in the left foot. causing a erne-inch wound. She* followed that up by obtaining a 22 caliU'r rev oh ut and threatened to shoot he*r brother. Instead, she* le>cke*el he*rse*lf in a room The* gun late*r was turned ove*r to Linn deputies, hut the* family reque*ste*d no action tx* taken against either person The lx)> was treated ut a hospital for the* knife wound Maw Ttor*i Ive Party! Hats! Horn*! “LOOSE CHANGE" playing TOF 40 ROCK Our new game room is now open—Hove funI DOWNTOWNER LOUNGE IN THI MAONUX MOTH Call for Meeting On Cordova Shutdowns ( AMAY HE (AP)— Two eastern Iowa state legislates have called an informational mending here Jan 7 on the* re* en*nt scr»e*s of shutdowns at the* Cordova, III, nuclear pemvr generating station Sen. Roger Shaft (H -Camanche) and Rep Brice Oakley (R Hinton) said they want the* me*eting because of grow mg concern over re*|x*atcd shutdowns, rcpeirts of defec-tive equipment and inadequate citizen warning systems at the nuclear plant The* whole* purpose*, said Shaft, is merely to “explain the dange*rs, if any” in the plant operation and contingency plans for dealing with an emergency. 47 Valuable Paintings Are Stolen in Paris PARIS (UPI) - Forty-seven paintings by masters such as I Meas se) and Gauguin have* been stolen from the apartment of American architect and landscape artist Jacques Cartier, pedice* sal(l Monday. The stolen pictures also m-cluded a Corot, a Dufy, a Redon. a drawing by Toulouse* Uiutree and several works by Daumier and Dunoyer lie Se* gonzac. authoritie's said \ pedice spoke'sinan said the canvases had great value, hut no figure's we're* immediately available. Truck Hits Utility Pole; Driver Injured Willard F Lynch. 50. of 56*25 Briarwtxxi street SU . suffered a sprained finger Monday when the* truck lie* was driving struck a utility pole. Lynch was treated ut Mercy hospital ane! released. Police said Lynch was injured shortly after 5 a in. Monday in the* ‘2tNNI hhx’k of Bowling street SU No cause elf accident was given in the pedice rejxirt and ne) charge's we*rt* filed Bank Bids $2.5 Million For Parsons DKS MOINES (AP)- Conli-nontal Illinois National hank hid $2 5 million Monday for the* real estate and tangible personal property of bankrupt Parsons eedh'ge in Fairfield. Judge Richard Stageman was not present in federal bankruptcy court for the hid opening, but attorneys for the* hank which acts as an agent fem the* Parsecs trustee* in bankruptcy appointed bv Stageman, said they expected the* judge’s decision on the hid within two weeks Richard Bauerle, counsel for the* trustee. Father David C Bain of Iowa City, said the* property on which the* hank was the* sole* bidder is the campus, buildings, office* equipment and other furnishings Kelly said the* bid by Conli nental Ulineus is the same as the Maharishi International university of California has offered for the property Terms of the Maharishi of fe*r are $1 million deiwn anet payment of ll 5 million over several years, Maharishi, which teaches transcendental meditation, al-ready is operating on the Parsons campus. Ke'lly said sale of the* property to the bank was neces sary to give Maharishi a clear title. S««MOf Citizen Busts Cedar Rapids System Telephone 383-8244 Area Ten (SEATS) In Cedar Rapids .196-5805 Elsewhere 800-132-5998 New Year'$ Iv* RAY and The TENNESSEEANS Hanson'* Tavern 60-16H) Ay. S.W. New Year’s Eve Celebration at HASSAN’S Tues., Dec. 31, 1974 Live Music By “Ficken’s Faculty” 9-1 :30 FREI Champagne at 12:00 —party favors— Special Dinner Menu Served S OO 12. 00 call 377-7307 for reservations HASS AN'S 675 BLAIRS FIRRY RD., MARION Ok rn Enjoy the best « FT Country Style * CHICKEN DINNER TUESDAY and THURSDAY Everyone tikes the big lender-tasty pieces of chicken served up with whipped potatoes end country gravy, chilled tossed salad with your choice of Big Boy's own dressings or creamy fresh cole slaw and a golden dinner roll with butter    a    1    • REG. 1.95 1.49 Swine 11 ere lf rn CeftH Shot Only . oy • 4601 First Ave. S.l. UA • 115 Second Ave* S.l. Koitudui fried (burke*. • 143$ Ut Ave. SI    •    4840    Ut    Ave.    NE • 1334 Edgewood Rd. SW TUESDAY SPECIAL regular m r\r\ DINNER . § U EVERY TUESDAY YOU GET: • 5 PIECES OF KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN ORIGINAL RiCIPf or EXIRA CRISPY • MASHED POTATOES/CRAW • COLE SLAW • HOT ROIL VISIT THE COLONEL CATERING FOR EVERY OCCASION! ;

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