Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - November 18, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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Laughing It Up
Hilly Dupin, 4. is amused by the sound of his own laughter as a classmate reaches for his hearing aid equipment. The reason for the headphones is that Billy has a hearing problem. He is a second year preschooler at the regional hearing and speech center in Elizabethtown, Ky. The microphone on his chest pnks up and amplifies nearby sounds and transmits them through the earphones.
In picture at right, Billy, with teacher Mary Jean Hendrick pushing, takes a ride on a tricycle. His dangling shoelace doesn't seem to bother him.
Billy and his classmates enjoy a tropical fish and are fast mated for hours by the bright, darting fish as it sw ims around its glass aquarium in the class room
Fanny Eoxe, the exotic dancer who was involved a preelection incident involving Hep Wilbur I). Mills of Arkansas, gttes on stage Monday at the Pilgrim theater, a burlesque house in Boston. Pictured as she arrived at Logan International airport. Boston, Sunday. she is billed as the “Washington Tidal Basin Bombshell," and will get $1 (NMI a week to grace the theater’s runway. Also known as the “Argentine firecracker.'' her real name is Annabel Batt islet la. JK
fugitive Padl John Knowles of Jacksonville, Flu., above, wanted in connection with the abutilon of a Florida highway patrolman, an attempted rape and for questioning in a slaying in Brewton. Ala., was captured Sunday by David Clark of McDonough, Ga.. below, who was hunting in an area near McDonough as more than a hundred lawmen searched Knowles
After Election, No One Remembers the Mon Who Was Defeated
By Art Bur hw ald
WASHINGTON — In every political contest there is a winner and a loser. You hear a lot from the winner but nothing from the loser What happens to a defeated candidate’ Hew does he feel?
“Gov. Habadasher," I said.
“Oh. you still remember me?’’ Habadasher smiled.
“You only lost the election Tuesday,
“People forget fast in this state, son."
“It must In* tough to have been a governor and then In* turned out by the people.
What was the first thought that came to your mind when they told you you had lost the election ?"
“I thought about all the good things I had hoped to accomplish for this state — the unfinished business that I had started, the dreams that were shattered by an electorate that didnt understand what I war* try in;
“That's very nice. Governor. But what were thinking?”
“Well, if you want me to level with you, the first thought that came to mind was Damn. there goes my helicopter You know, I really got to love that helicopter It would land right out there on the front lawn and zoom! I was above all the traffic and the stinking congestion and lousy air down there and I could get to the football game in Ii minutes There’s no feeling like it ”
“No one could fault you for thinking that Do you blame anyone for losing the election?”
to do ” you really
“I blame myself, only myself Of course, I had lousy TV commercials. I mean they really stank But every time I complained, they told me I didn t know anything about show business. And those infantile newspaper ads didn't help nu* any. nor did my campaign staff, who seemed to Im* drunk every time I needed them Except for that. I would say it was my fault.”
"Governor, what does the future hold tor somebody like you ’ Where does one go after being the head of a state.’”
“i d like to get into the cabinet “
“President Ford's cabinet?”
“Why not? He blew the election for me with his pardon The least he could do is give me a cabinet post.”
"But if he gave everyone who lost the elec tion a high post in his administration, the President would have to hold his cabinet meetings in BFK stadium
“Governor, by American standards, you re a loser You have tasted the bitter fruit of defeat Having lived through it would you advise* young people to run for public office? ’
“I certainly would “Why?”
“Because if you win you have a challie id getting your own helicopter. There s nothing like it son You re flying way up there in the clouds and when you liHtk down all you sis* are suckers jammed bumper to bumper trying to ct home from the football game
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