Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - August 24, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Gazette photo bv LM Word
In line with some of the weird things people are doing with bicycles this season, Randy Riha, 14. of IGOU Hill drive SE. converted his regular bike into this contraption which is nearly six feet high He has to have help in mounting the bike. but (right) he has no trouble dismounting.
Gaiety photo tty Tom /Weidman
Mrs (lyde Tri* I rn Center street NE. served stele Sen. Michael Unum. Dubuque. Mrs John Culver .
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Walton park friday mqht. Blouin is Democratic candidate for t ulcers seat, while Culver is runtime for I ' S se, tor (See story elsewhere in this edition ) K t. a. sciOptimistic
Karen DeCrow, president of the National Organization for Women (NOW), expressed optimism in Omaha that President Ford would veer from his “grotesque'’ congressional voting record toward furthering women’s rights in America, which she said had been virtually killed by the Nixon administration. Miss DeCrow, in Nebraska to address the Women’s Equality day observance in Lincoln Saturday, in commemoration of the 1920s women’s suffrage approval, also said the current NOW movement could benefit both men and women.
Sprung from Jail
Owner Lynn Wall is pictured in San Francisco with Monopoly, the mascot mule from Nevada, after the animal had been sprung from jail on $500 bond pending further court action. Monopoly was nabbed by police nearly two months ago for nibbling the grass at Civic Center across from the city hall. Wall refused to pay the $5 daily boarding fee when Monopoly was turned over to the zoo for safekeepingBack to School Movement
Gazette photo bv Duane Crock
Evan (»uyer, 1818 B avenue NW, hauls his bass fiddle back to school start Monday A wheel added by Evan and his dad makes the move*
at Jefferson high school, where he will be a junior this fall School will ment easier as he rolls the instrument along the sidewalk.
Many families consider their pets one of them, and if one is injured, only the best of care will do. Blake and Connie Riscoe fulfill a demand in Portland, Ore., by operating one of the nation's few pet ambulances.