Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - November 2, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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Undercover Officers Report to Chief
Cedar Rapids Police Chief Wallace LaPeters was a bit surprised when a couple of his “undercover” men report*^ to his office Actually, they were Detective Richard Staves and Capt. Jim Barnes, who dropped in on their way to a Halloween party LaPeters admitted it was a harey experience.
A straight line is the shortest distance between two points, but who said it’s the best way to get to school? This school bound youngster was snaking through a Bismarck, N. D., park Friday following a snowstorm which dumped up to four inches of snow on parts of North Dakota and caused hazardous driving in many areas.
Calotte Photo by Duane Crock
New at Noelridge
Kent Green, 1785 Thirteenth avenue SW, a parks department em- labelled so people can see for themselves how the flowers grow in t
ploye, is helping build the first of three flower gardens planned for Iowa climate The bed will be on several levels and will have a varn
Noelridge park This particular garden will la* a test bed for annual of building materials used in its construction for esthetic appeal T
flowers Parks Commissioner Stan Reinis said as many new and exfter- first flowers should lie planted next year Planned later in the sal
imental varieties of annuals as possible will lie planted in the lad and area are a rose garden and a perennial bed.
President Gerald Ford assumed a position quite familiar to him when he attended the University of Michigan, that of center on the football team at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry auction in Portland Friday night. Ford sent the autographed ball spinning back to Ambrose Cronin, left, who had successfully bid $2,700 for it. Ford spent 25 minutes at the auction and when he left, the museum was $27,400 richer. Two sets of his cuff links, bearing the White House seal, sold for a total of $21,000. Two footballs sold for a total of $5,300 and the chair he sat in sold for $1,100.
Gerald Ogg is a professional painter of flagpoles. Shunning ladders and other conventional equipment, Ogg has his own method for ascending. A harness with knots that will slide up the pole, but not down, holds him in place while on the job. Ogg, shown atop a pole in Columbus, Ga., has traveled all over the Southeast and finds the work refrying and the view beautiful.
The annual “Mud Bowl” soccer game between Kappa Kappa Gamma and Kappa Alpha Theta sororities at the University of Michigan ended in a 0-0 tie. The game was played in the yard of Sigma Alpha Upsilon fraternity.