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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - February 8, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Ttht Cf dor Rttpida CfhoeHc m* *}4***##m-*%■*f '*ZjJ**±* jfy*'t * * * 'f r.* * <* t ^ ^Hr\ ;ij;;«;;;ivx- Overwhelming Disapproval AP Wirephoto Iridic orient tru» k drivers meeting at a Kansas ( tty, Kan. truck    agreement reached in Washington in an effort to settle thei >t»P Ihursday voted overwhelmingly against terms of a tentative    nationwide shutdown The trucker strike entered its ninth day Friday Silent Partner When 5-foot 4 Steve (Lites. a telephone lineman at Burling-ton, talkies a 7-foot-high job, he finds a little help from his 1H-inch * tall silent partner, an equipment ease, comes in handy leaders of independent trucker organizations who forged an agreement .with tilt* government for price relief I hursday called for dr her acceptance and said rigs could fie rolling awarn by Monday Hut other truckers across the country said the agreement will Im* turned down anil the week-old strike will continue Shown at a press brief mw follow mw announcement of the awreement are Pennsylvania (»ov Milton Shapp, riwht. with a cowboy hat someone wave h.m, and William Hill, president of the Fraternal Assn of Steel Haulers and a chief trucker negotiator Frederick Snyder was fatally injured Thursday night when the station wagon he was driving, above, and a semi trailer truck collided almost head-on on Sixth street S\V. Lawrence Squier of Kockford, driver of the truck, hailed out as soon as his vehicle stopped in the bottom of the east ditch. The cab of the truck and part of its trailer were burned when one of the fuel tanks ignited. I —Gazette Photo* by Tom MerrymanC.R. Driver Killed Frederick (\ Snyder, 41. of 2435 Forty-second street NK, was dead on arrival at Mercy hospital Thursday night, following a truck-auto collision rn the WUN) block of Sixth street SVN, north of the Prairie school turnoff Police said Snyder’s northtMMind car crosse! the center line and met a truck driven by lawrence K Stillier. 51. Kockford. Iowa, nearly head-on Squier esc*a|H*d injury. This picture is of the damaged truck I Premature? —UPI Telephoto ;