Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - May 30, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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At about the* satin* time. Carl Hoppe, lls Twentieth street NT', and (ire!: Hamilton, 1H19 Fifth avenue SH, were doing some fishing off the millrace just ('ast of the dam
On one of those rare May afternoons when the sun came out. las th(* west side of tho Cedar river.
Hopkinton. 22. of Palo sunned herself Wednesday, north of the dam on
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Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, left. gives Israeli Premier (iolda Meir a kiss on the cheek during a farewell cocktail party in Jerusalem Wednesday Parlier, in a diplomatic triumph for Kissinger. Israel and Syria agreed to separate their hostile armies on the Dolan Heights front Kissinger momentarily stunned the 7H-year-old Israeli leader with the peck on the cheek At right is Israeli Foreign Minister Abba Khan
Secretary of State Kissinger roars with laughter after Premier (iolda Meier told him “I never thought I d see you kissing a woman," a few seconds after Dr Kissinger gave her a kiss during a farewell party in Jerusalem Wednesday At right is Religious Affairs Minister Yitzhak Rafael
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For the last ten years I ve worked from min home aud ii there's one thing I ve missed it s that great American tribal custom called. “The Lunch Hour "
At home, it s nothing Non open up the refrigerator door and if it does ii t attack you, repulse you. run from you. or multiply before your eyes, you eat it and get back to work
In an office. The Lunch Hour dominates the entire day beginning from the moment you arrive until you leave. Important decisions like “W hat time are you eating lunch'". “Where are you eating lunch’".
“With whom are you eating lunch ’"
I once worked iii .iii office where we arrived at lh and immediately reported for a “Lunch Hour briefing." Then* was a makeshift ward room containing a map equivalent t(»the one the Fnglish used iii World war ll to keep track of their ships Only we used small plastic people representing the office force on a map of the city
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VV lieu we were all assembled. I asked for a show of personnel XII right, how many are eating lunch today
I he two on diets anil the one who was going lo Ii.ive some thin.' brought in to make a late afternoon dental appointment were eliminated faster than a croupier who won for the house at Las Vegas
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I want to go at ll itll and avoid the rush at a new place called Sammy s' said Ruth
I i flecked my map “Sammy 's is a Ti minute ride I lia! means you won t bo back iii time for your ((dice break
Then I II go at 11
So I II go at 12 IU, said Jean Man ia and I will go together
You eau I go together That leaves the phones un manned
VV hat about Sarah who is hav lug something brought iii ’
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II Ruth is bringing me lunch and arrives iii time bu hoi coffee break I ll fie iii the restroom eating
That leaves newcomer Debbie I mild von eat iii the rom pal iv cafeteria at IU ‘MI'.’
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Sti lake an extra five minutes These briefings went on even day tor three years when one morning the editor came iii .md said VV ill you knock it oil with Ute lunch flour plan.*! We have a papei to el iud'
II was the first time any ol lls knew what tin y produced iii Hie building
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Sen Sam Krvin. (D-N.C.L chairman of the senate Watergate committee, speaking to the National Press clof) rn Washington Wednesday, said the bugging scandal would have been over “in IU minutes" ii President Nixon flail quickly questioned his campaign managers after the 1U72 breakin at Democratic offices Frvm said, "if the President had acted with forthrightness, we would have been spared the long agony of Watergate. "Planning Erervone‘s Lunch Ilnur Times (un Lulu* Must of the Dux
"What’d I Do Wrong?”
What was wrong with that Reverend’’, seems to lie what Vice piesident Derail! Ford is asking Pi Itll timbal)) after I fie vicepresident missed his putt for a par on the eight fi hole during the Kemper Pro Xiii gi tournament at < liar'lotto N < Wednesday
A big clump of grass dings to the head of Vicepresident Ford s club head as fie lilts out of the tall rough Wednesday while playing in the Kemper Pro-Xiii at Charlotte. V (’.