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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - September 10, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa IO. Tile Cedar Rapids Gazette: Tuesday, Sept. IO. 1974 Television Today Bv Jay Sharbutt Born Free' Needs Script NEW YORK (AP) - "Born Free’’ is a new NBC series based on the hit movie of the same name. The tube version stars Elsa the lioness and Gary Colins and Diana Mul-daur as animal-lovers George and Joy Adamson. The series was filmed entirely in Kenya and maybe it should have stayed there But it braved the elements Monday night with a scheduled saga about poachers of elephants and other valuable wild animals. Granted, Collins, portraying a game warden, had a tough task trying to stop the baddies from killing the elephants and relieving them of their ivory bridgework. But he should have begun by dispatching native beaters in search of a good script. The opening plot was so slender it would have been marked AWOL had it turned sideways. It guest-starred Peter Law-ford as a former Kenya farmer, who, after losing his farm to Nairobi bankers when British rule left Kenya, signed on as a locust control officer for the new government. Like his long-time friends, the Adamsons, he's hooked on the country's wild beauty and can’t bring himself to leave the place. It takes but a few minutes of dialog before one suspects he’s a sub-chieftain in a poaching ring which goes about its mean work with airplanes, radios and natives armed with poison-tipped arrows. When it turns out he is on the side of evil, a dismayed George Adamson belts his friend in the chops. And. Law-ford sighs “What can I say, George? I needed money to get my farm back.” Miss Muldaur's role in the show consisted of a few offscreen lines about the cruelty of poachers. The rest of the time, she generally hung about the house, patting assorted animals. It was a w'aste of her time, if not that of the animals. The scenery was magnificent, but that may not be enough to save this series from extinction. Send out those beaters now, George. * * * The Dog-Alert, advance warnings of wretched shows, is sounded now for the first segment of ABC’s “Get Christie Love” on Wednesday night. Teresa Graves stars as a hip, high-spirited young undercover cop. She may be television's first flouncing detective, but that is the only distinctive thing about the segment, a sorry, hack yarn about a ring of bandits who fence stolen jewelry and other valuables. She infiltrates the ring, having first been ripped off for $250,000 of insurance money by a gang member who by this deed is ripping off his wicked boss, head of the fencing academy. The boss figures this out and orders the hood done in. In due course he gets his. but not before stuffing Miss Graves in his plane and telling the pilot, “Head out over the mountains — we’ll drop her in one of the canyons.” Why wasn’t this done with the whole show? NEW STATE OFFICERS of the Knights of Pythias and Pythian Sisters were elected Monday at the joint annual state convention at the Roosevelt hotel. From left are George Thompson, Columbus, Ohio, supreme chancellor of the Knights of Pythias for the U. S. and Canada; Alice Jorgensen, Sioux Falls, S. D., supreme protector of Pythian Sisters of the U. S. and Canada; Joretta Johnson, Oakland, new grand chief of Iowa; and Clarence Conklin, Iowa City, new grand chancellor of Iowa. Amtrak Seeks $1.5 Billion To Upgrade Tracks, Cars WASHINGTON (AP) - Amtrak. tho national rail passenger service, proposes to spend $1.5 billion over five years to upgrade deteriorating tracks and roadbeds and make other capital improvements. In a plan sent to congress and the transportation department on Monday, Amtrak said $1 billion of the total would be earmarked for tracks and roadbeds in the major rail corridors of the East, Middle West and West Coast. troit, Chicago-St. Louis, Chicago-Cincii.nati, Chicago-Milwaukee, The aim, a spokesman said, would be to service — up to hour on some routes Amtrak network. Thieu Fires Two Viet Generals SAIGON (AP) — President Thieu has dismissed two former division commanders from the army for alleged corruption and Chicago-Carbondale, DL, Chi- stripped them of their rank of eago-Quincy, 111., Los Angeles-1brigadier general, military San Diego and Seattle-Portland. | sources said Tuesday. The speed goals range from 75 The government is investigat-m p h on the Seattle-Portland mg charges of “mismanage-route to HO m p h. on the Chi- ment” against the two, Le Van cago-Detroit, Washington-Boston Tu and Trail Quoc Lich, the and New York-Buffalo routes, [sources said. “To get better service as far Tu commanded the lwenty-as comfort and safety and speed the Fifth infantry division, both is concerned, you’ve got to put the filth infantry division, both that money into the roadbed,” of which operate in the Saigon the Amtrak spokesman said, region. They were relieved last “There has to be a major public year and given secondary staff ruwmit hifth tnona I commitment of funds if you're; posts in Saigon. TlO miles ,ivpr eoin£r t0 cct a rail Das*' Sources said amonR th#! per; that they ac-collected nn thf>lsenEer service that the public is elations is going to use.”    pay for soldiers who either exist- . m    ,    ,    .    i    *    od only on paper or never re* ‘Track speeds have been go-    New    Equipment    jxjrted for duty, a common prac- mg downhill because of poor    ^    remaining $500 million,    lice in both the South    Vietnam- track conditions, and the fman-    ^72.5 million would be used to    esc and Cambodian armies that elal problems of the railroai    aCqUjre    maintenance and repair i    outs perhaps millions    of U. S. industry have meant -the last facjmjcs nQW operatod hv ,he wheel to get the grease has been | ivate    railn)ads on whose the track, the spokesman said. ,rac^s Amtrak trains run. Major Corridors puts perhaps aid dollars into officers. the pockets of The remainder would be spent At present, he said, passenger for 235 new double-deck pas-trains on the New York-Washing-1 senger cars, 200 single-level cost want ad ton, D. C., route can attain    coaches, 25 electric engines and speeds of HO rn.p.h., but others,    for unspecified “major facili-: such as those between Chicago ties.” and Detroit, are held to between In a 50-page booklet outlining 40 and 60 rn.p.h.    jits    proposal,    Amtrak noted that Roadbed and track improve-, it previously allocated $500 mil- New state officers were elect-Pythian Sisters. The four-day The fund is replenished by do- ments would be focused in a lion for better equipment. It ed Monday    at    the    joint    conven-    annual    convention,    held    at    the nations    from    Pythian    members. ; dozen major corridors: Washing-    said its annual passenger volume j tions    of    the    Iowa    branches    of    Roosevelt,    ended Tuesday    noon. ; other    new    officers    elected    bv ton-Boston, New York-Buffalo J    was expected to rise from 111 the Knights of Pythias and the Picked as grand chancellor of .    „    .    .    ,    D ..    ‘    Philadelphia-Harrisburg, Wash-1 million this vear to 37 million bv - the Knights, replacing William ,hf„^16hts®f P>thlas we„re„ , ington-Richmond, Chicago - Dc.'the end of 1979. William Hutchinson, Buffalo. Knights of Pythias Top Post To Clarence Conklin, Iowa City On the move? Sell those leave-behinds quickly with a low Dial 398-8234. Court Voids 'Monkey Law' in Tennessee Strausser of Marion, was Clarence Conklin of Iowa City. | vice-chancellor; Dale Asmus-Joretta Johnson of Oakland sen, Oakland, prelate; Charles was chosen as the state’s grand [McKee, Montezuma, secretary; chief of the Pythian Sisters, tak- LAV. Kuehl , Eldridge, treasuring over from Doris Biddick of;erI Virgil Miller, Martelle, Charles City    j master of arms,; Ed Wade, The convention drew 246 from I Charles City, guard; Dean Bai-both organizations.    ley, Dowds, guard; James Ec- Hospital Gift    kert’ 1)05 Moines‘ and Herman _    ...    I Unde, Davenport, represent- The two groups donated at Uy and Ra, h Peter. unconsti-;mlst    for use ln th« trca(- son trustee ment of cystic fibrosis in chil-, 1 Officers of the Pythian Sisters More Security With FALSE TEETH While Eating,Talking Afraid false teeth will drop at th* wrong time? A denture adhesive ran heli>. FASTKETH* Powder give® dentures a longer, firmer, steadier hold. Why be embarrassed? For more security and comfort, use FAS-TEETH Denture Adhesive Powder. Dentures that fit are essential to health. See your dentist regularly. Ford’s Trip to Japan Scheduled for Nov. 19 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) - Presi- Tennessee’s 1973 “Genesis dent Ford will visit Japan for Law’” which rekindled memo-, three days beginning Nov. 19,jr*es °f *^°^n Scopes monkey; the White House announced jrj^* has keen held Monday.    I    The Tennessee legislature I*™ and a drainage tilt table to Mrs. Ford will accompany    .    .    “    .    st.    Luke’s    hospital.    |inelude. the President on the ,r'P ,0 *** fyjng that all biology textbooks This gift is from the Pythians. East at the invitation of,,: ®c sta(e,s ~c sch(x)|s Kenderdine fund, from which|grand senior; Margaret M arvel Shore, Far the Tokyo government. White House said in a state- Chariton, Bai- The!musrgi4“eVua|PU^id^a'tbni'>ver 125 wheel chairs, nearly 601 ley. Selma grand Junior; Mary! «.. th. HW*. ^„(h: to all theories of creation of I bikers, and other hosp.tal|Chapman, Emmetsburg, manage ment that the itinerary and oth-i er details will be worked out in discussions to be held between the two governments. Television Listings 2—WMT-TV, Cedar Rapid* 7—KWWL-TV, Waterloo 9—KCRG-TV, Cedar Rapids 3—KTVO, Ottumwa 4—WHBF-TV, Rock bland 6—WOC-TV, Davenport 8—WKBT, La Crosse IO—KROC-TV, Rochester 12—KIIN-TV, Iowa City 13—WHO-TV, Des Moines 40—KDUB, Dubuque Tuesday Night Action News News. Weather, Sots 9—Eyewitness News 3—News, Weather, Sots 4—Action News 6—6 O'Clock Edition |— News, Sots , Weather IO— News, Weather, Sots 12— Designing 13— Eyewitness News 40— Newsline 2— To Tell Truth 7—News Special 9— Hollywood Squares 3— Bobby Goldsboro 4—Hee How 6—Iowa Football I—Consequences 10—Let s Make a Deal 12- Audubon Wildlife 13— Let s Make a Deal 40 - Hank Thompson J— I omorrow , 6—Tomorrow IO— Tomorrow 13— Tomorrow Wednesday Morning 6:30 2—Summer Semester 4- New Zoo Revue 8—Summer Semester Noontime News. Weather In School News All My Children equipment    have    been    provided er; Avis DeKock,    Oskaloosa, 1950,    secretary; Verdetta Wragge,) -Buffalo, treasurer;    Ilo Rhine*?.,; , i    T    A    .    Edgewood, protector; and Move    lo    Avert    M aren a Haas.    Davenport.1 guard. Donn Lang and Frank Shep-WASHINGTON (AP) - The pard of Cedar Rapids were Nashville chancellery court rules Pentagon has ordered the firing hosts of the conventions._ on all civil challenges to state I mechanisms cf M-16 rifles and--- laws. The Adam man. Nashville Chancellor Ben Can- s'nce ! trell ruled Monday that the celebrated law is an act “respecting the establishment of religion” and thus runs counter to the |constitutional doctrine of separation of state and church. The Weapons Thefts THE NETWORK OF THE NEW! NBO? One of Eastern Iowa's Favorite Pastimes FIRST TIME ON TV 7:OOPM Linda Blair 7:00 7 7-4— 6- 8- 10- 13- 17:30 9 CBS News lodoy CBS News Today CBS News Today Today ■ Romper Room 3— Lewis Fomlly 7:00 i- 7- Condid Camera NBO Movie-"Born Innocent Happy Days Happy Days NBC Movie— "Born Innocent Good Times NBC Movie— "Born innocent Mon Builds, Mon Destroys 13-NBC Moviedom Innocent'' 40— Happy Days 8:00 2—Copt K on a a. on 9- New Zoo Revue 3- Sesame Street I 4—Copt Kangaroo I—Cop* Kangaroo 8:30 9—Morntr g Show 12:15 3—Town ond Country IO— Virqimo 13—Cartoons 12:30 J—As the World Turns /—Jeopardy 9—Let s Make a Deol 3— Let s Make a Deol 4—As the World Turns 6—Jeopardy 8—As the World Turns IO Jeopardy 12— Electric Company 13— Movie 40—Let * Make a Deal I OO 2— Guiding Light 7—Days of Lives 9—Newlywed Gome 3—Newlywed Game 4—Guiding Light 6- Days of Lives 8 Guiding Light IO- Days of Lives 12—In school 40—Newlywed Game law decreed that the and Eve theory of man’s origin be spelled out in textbooks alongside the theory of evolution. It also forbade the teaching of “occult” or “satanic” theories and included a disclaimer saying all the theories—with the exception of the Genesis Adam-Eve account —are not fully founded on scientific fact. Cantrell ruled that the legis- No New Trial to Howard Hughes other small arms transferred: from national guard armories5 I around the country to local police stations to discourage theft.; Spokesmen said Monday that    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A the urgent order calls for the federal judge has rejected a transfer by next Sunday.    request by attorneys for Howard Weapons have been stolen Hughes to set aside a judge-from national guard armories in ment against the billionaire a number of states.    earlier this year for defaming Officials said they don’t know his former aide, Robert Maheu. I it the thefts are being made bv    Judge Harry Pregerson re- persons who resell the weapons fused the bid for ncw tria| or by radical political groups. Monday, commenting, “I'm The new regulations require satisfied fog, the Jury verdict that the firing mechanisms be THE SENSATION ALYOUNG STAR OF "THE EXORCIST” IN "BORN INNOCENT” She s in woman s prison. She s fourteen years old. She's learning, fast, what you have to learn to survive there. An overwhelming motion picture from the creators of “Miss Jane Pittman.” The first in a series of brilliant NBC WORLD PREMIERE MOVIES. lature attempted to place the Biblical account of mans cr,,. ^    To ilion and the world above other1' •••*•-    •    •    ■    *    ucnce. by substantial evi- 1:30 7:30 8:00 2- 4— 8 12- M* A*S*H ABC Movie "Hurricane ABC Movie "Hurricane M*A*S*H M*A*S*H Eye to Eye ABC Movie "Hurricane'' Hawaii Five' Hawaii Five Howoh Five i Jeanne Wolf 8:30 12— Performance 2 Barnaby 7- Police Story 9 Marcus Welby 3- Morcus Welby 4— Barnaby Jones 6--Police Story 8 Barnaby Jones 10— Polite story 12— Showcase 11—Police Story 40— Morcus Welby 10:00 2— Action News News, Weather, Sot*. •Eyewitness News News, Weather, Sots. Action News • IO O’Clock Edition News, Sots , Weather News, Weather, Sots. Doy at Night Eyewitness News Newsline Joker's Wild Name That Tune Mike Douglas Cartoons Joker s Wild Nome That Tun# Joker j Wild Name That Tune Sesame Street Nome Thot Tune 2:00 2-P Edge of Night Doctors ■ Girl in My Life • Girl in My Life Edge of Night Doctors Edge of Night Doctors Girl .theories. By so doing, he said, 'he law gives a preference to religion and violates the Ten-I nessee constitution. Attorneys Gary Blackburn and Malcolm McCune filed the law-isuit on behalf of Harold Steele, president of a citizens group The amount of financial dam- checks of the weapons and tight-j er controls while they are in use. My Life 9:30 2— Gomblt 7—Winning Streak 3— Reed Farrell 4 -Gomblt Winning Streak s Right Another World General Hospital General Hospital Price Is Riant Another World Price is Right Another World Another World General Hospital 2:30 Gambit Wi tinning Streak Winning Streak Galloping Gourmet 10:00 J Now You See It High Rollers Ail My Children All My Children Now You See It High Rotters Now You See It High Rollers In School High Rollers Not for Women Only 13- 3:( 10:30 2— Love of Life 7—Hollywood Squares 9—Brady Bunch 3 Brody Bunch 4 l ove of Life 6—Hollywood Sauares 8—Love of Life 10 Hollywood Sauares 11 Hollywood Squares 40—Brady Bunch 111:00 2 Young ond Restles 6 8 10- 12- >3- 40 3:30 2 Match Gome How To Survive a Mar nope 8ne Life To Live ne Life To Live Match Game How To Survive a Marriage Match Gome How To Survive a Marriage -How To Survive a Marriage - One Life To Live Tattletales ■ Somerset 110.000 Pyromid 510.000 Pyromid T aftietales Somerset ■ Tattletales Somerset Supervisory Somerset 510.000 Pyramid facilities which do not store the same type of weapons. They a .    .    ...    . also call for more frequentia8esJ° be awarded Maheu haw, not been determined yet. Maheu, fired    as head of; Hughes’ Nevada    operations in -- 1970,    said    the biilionare de- 20 YEARS AGO — The Census (famed him during a news con--    .    Bureau estimated    the nation’s    ferenee by telephone in which1 called Americans I nited    for the    population    on    Aug.    I    of 1954    at    Hughes claimed    Maheu “stole Separation    of    Church    and    State,    j 162.670.000.    mc blind.” It was not immediately known     ——-— if the state would appeal the1 [ruling. Scopes, a biolog}' teacher, was [ convicted in 1925 in Dayton, Tenn.. of teaching the theory of evolution of man, which at that ,Ume was against the law. Scopes was fined $100 in what5 [became known as the “Monkey j Trial’ but the state supreme court overturned the penalty on ; a technicality, thus preventing ian appeal to federal courts, j Scopes never again taught1 I school. It wasn't until ]%7 that the Tennessee legislature repealed the anti-evolution law. load jgtas 11:10 2—C8S Movie— "Family Flight 7— Tonight 9-Wide World of Entertainment 3-Wide World of E ntertoinment * 6—Tonight 8—CBS Movie — 'Family Flight ■ Tonight Book Beat Tonight 40- Wide World of Entertainment 7 9 3 4 6 8 lf 40 Jackpot Pc ’assword Password Young and Restless Jockpot Young ond Restless Jockpot Jackpot Password IO-' if— I 13— 10:45 4—Mod Squod 11 OO 12—Century Theater 11:45 4-Big Valley 12:00 I—Lost Word 11:30 2— Tomorrow /—Celebrity Sweepstakes 9—kill* Second 3—Split Second 4— Tomorrow 6—Celebrity Sweepstakes 8— Tomorrow IO— Celebrity Sweepstake, Celebrity Sweepstakes 40—Split Second 13- 9- £ j 40- no l- £ 10-12-! 40 5 OO Or Moi Room 222 GjHigan s Movie Mike Do Jeonnle Bewitched Lost In Spare Bread, Butterflies Fiopov Western Stars Bonanza Lucv Show Mer y Griffin Mike Douglas Misterogers Mery Griffin Trails West Partridge Fam i 7/od Squad Hogan s Heroes Oaniel Boone Sesame Street Pioneers Wednesday Afternoon 12:00 2—News, Weother 7- News. 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