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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - August 12, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa (ch* CT film' l'ttpida (fittje-Rf AP WirephotosSkilled Hands The hands of Eugene Fodor, jr., are as skilled at the reins of his horse as they are at coaxing beautiful music from the strings of a violin. Fodor, who shared top honors for the violin recently at the prestigious Tchaikovsky International Music ( 0111-petition in Moscow, lives in an eight-room home on hts parents' 80-acre ranch at North Turkey ( reek, Colo. When he is not practicing the violin, his hands are apt to be clutching the reins as he rides his horse Schezade or manipulating the controls of a massive excavation machine used in his father’s business. Fodor, 24. shared second place honors with two Russians, the highest accomplishment of any American in me history of the competition. No first place prize was given. The intensity of a practice session is shown in this closeup of Eugene Fodor, jr., known as the virtuoso of Colorado’s Turkey Creek. Ile practices at least four hours a day, usually on the porch of his parents’ eight-room home on an 80-acre ranch. Wrong Party David and Alicia Taylor sit in their Alexandria, Va., apartment discussing the problems that arose when they had a telephone installed. The Taylors were assigned a phone number that was President Gerald T. Ford’s when he was a U. S. representative from Michigan. Wrong Ford Gerald T. Ford, a 21-year-old accountant, answers the phone Sunday in his Alexandria, Va., apartment. Ford has been receiving telephone calls since the eve of Richard Nixon’s resignation, on who should be picked for vice-president. During an inerview Ford said, “I try to tell them I’m NOT the President. I’m Gerald Tierney Ford — the accountant, and I ve got all my hair.” Good Looking California Gov. Ronald Reagan, a possible vice-presidential contender, looks at the winner of a bathing beauty contest Sunday at a Republican county picnic in Seattle. Reagan awarded the prize, but didn’t do the choosing. Goietle photo bv John Mc Ivor We Wish You Well Well Earl. Erie and Ben Van Buskirk, ages IO, ll, and 13. respectively, pose in the shadow of the* wishing well that uas built of stone and native lumber at the David Van Buskirk residence. 2108 Belmont parkway NAV In addition to its looks, the well has a practical purpose. It is a keeping place for minnows and other live bait. we    HISHYOU    W£tA WI Ut- AP Wirephoto AP Wirephoto ;

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