Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - June 12, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
1QC The Cedar JUpids .Gazette: V.'ei, June 12, 1974 Despite Population- No Real Tokyo Crime Problem By Sydney H. Schanberg Ntw York Times service if-'ht'ed from all over the country in.the purpose is to encourage co-l As search for die best men with the polite amlithrou. Proud Police which gives them added pres-iihe speedy surprisingly, the peopleij'ge a nation where traffic [crime said Inspector Junzo Hirooka, chief of the two men tolspectfully as 0-Mawari-San in these ways and through to study j Honorable -Mr. Walkaroand. ;patrol curs ami a modem corn- found crime so high that even He earns about a yearlmunieations system, after three years' service, com- computerized control room crime prevention section. "They pared with the of a New they were afraid of around at night." The Tokyo police are especial- York policeman with the same And he around, for there doe are walk .have different ideas about land wrong." TOKYO People in Tokyo! rarely cross the street against aj red light. Thev do not scrawl; Not graffiti on subwav walls about Tokyo's lowjis important. Here, the police emergency they do not commit many crime rate are the metropolitan jborhood known re-piumbers. 110. murders either. police. "We sent Indeed, the world's most iilous city 11.6 million people has the lowest crime rate. Tokyo had 1% murders last year; New York, with a popula- tion of almost 8 million, had nearly nine times as many. That Japan's capital is the least crime-troubled of any big cily in the world is in itself not news. Tourist brochures regu- larly make the. same point: "Even on dark, lonely streets in the dead of night, you need not be afraid of lurking shadows." Condition of Life But seldom does anyone here try to explain why, for law and order is a condition of life the Japanese have come to take for granted. the policemen walked Production Drop Threatens Traditional Hawaiian Dish By Bruce Duoford HONOLULU (AP) Poi, the pasty Hawaiian food that tourists are encouraged to taste baby's predawn hunger. They say the poi swells in the stom- ach for hours. A newcomer's reaction to IhejC'omplctc abstinence from alco- "Controlled Drinking" Is Latest Effort SALT LAKK CITY (UPI) while their hosts cleefullv await tas" oflcn depends on the may nut be the alcohol! poi i P-m- Other Weekdays, 8 a.m. to p.m. Park Shop Ride Shop 9 OFF! Plaza del Lago suite in the massive Mediterranean manner Regular 749 includes: 72-in. triple mirror twin plate glass mirrors door chest full-queen size headboard and bed frame Spanish...treated in an uncomplicated manner to show off its best Like graceful arches. Heavy base moldings. Antiqued brass finished metal. All enhanced with warm pecan veneers with ash solids. Matching nightstand..... 149.95 Plaza del Lago is also available in antiqued white by special order SAVE-f 100! La Cruz..typically ornate to the last detail Rcgnlar suite includaii; triple ilrcsscr 70 in. wide I fronted plate glnss mirror I plus 101-103 Third Ave. SE Sale Prices in Effect through Saturday P.M. SHOP AT SEARS AND SAVE Satisfaction Guaranteed or Your Money Back miS.HOr.HUCK AND Ul III the tradition of Old Spain a design with a graceful twist. The ornate cabinetry employs select hardwoods in an antiqued, dark brown finish. Willi heavily detailed polystyrene scroll fronts for flourish. I'HONE 355-6231 FREE PARKING MNDAIJ3 CEDAR RAPIDS. IOWA nouns SUNDAY Noon to MON. through FRI. a.m.4 p.m. SATURDAY p.m.