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Citizen Times Newspaper Archives Jul 16 1964, Page 5

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Citizen-Times (Newspaper) - July 16, 1964, Cedar Rapids, IowaUrge to Quill of you tre pro Bably old enough have heard the quaint and Vau it Ful old legend about monster that lives in 1 bins Lake. Unfortunately 1 never did hear it so 1 i la make one up if it s All right with you or for that matter even if it in t. It All began As most Good monster in the Plake stories do with a and princely Young Type fellow Clark Micro Nite Youthful and ambitious Garden editor for the Weehawken daily bladder and heartbeat. Clark it seems became a Thorn in the Side of the tyrannical Merlin Muni Cipal Boss Viceroy re gent and heir apparent of Weehawken Heights a prosperous and burgeon ing Village somewhat but not necessarily East of the Lommock River. Clark and Merlin As the Story goes were at Odds almost from their first meeting and if you re first meeting and if you be Ever been at Odds for that Long you know that it s a difficult pos Ture to maintain Clark fearless arid aggressive Penman that he was took antics and of Merlin municipal and heroically or foolishly i antagonized the weetau Ken Wiz re at every Opportunity. Well if you be never even be in to Weehawken or Lom pock for that matter you know that Clark Micro Nite could t get by with Bug Ging the government for any protracted period of time without incurring municipal s Wrath. And so it was that poor Clark stepped beyond the Bounds of propriety one Day and circulated the. Rumor in print that Merlin municipal wore polka Dot Gaberdine underwear no sooner had word reached that worthy of Micro note s calumny than he reached. For a Book of Good housekeeping tested incantations and a Well thumbed Ham mond Atlas. Combining equal parts of burned petition crushed opposition broken promises and subdued subordinates the wizard cast a spell that turned Clark. Micro Nite into a rather Monkey looking sea monster. Atlas at ran Dom is thumb fell on Robins Lake right Here in Cedar rapids an with a chuckle he transported the John violist turned monster to the f quiet Lake where he remains to this Day. How do i know this Story is True Well you know my penchant for accuracy and know i of the infantry. I be talked to the Robins Lake Mon Ster the once Happy Clark Micro Nite on Many Occa Sions. We sit. Quietly at a picnic Bench by a big Elm that leans languidly Over the water and talk about things that Only a Man and a sea monster Cedar rapids citizen times can talk about the Vaga suit of a Lazy Carp that Ries of managing editors had caught his Eye. The fickleness of females and sea monster. Variety and the of things a smart reporter no great love of water should avoid. He s a avid Render yet and nightly leaves the Lake to rummage the garbage cans for old copies of the evening Kroh Heidt. He s a citizen times subscriber too and reads the urge to Quill with relish or at least politely says so. Funny though when i adj keel him if he liked them a and fair away look came into his eyes. Can you he asked and slipped beneath the murky water in Pur july _. Finger Licking Southern Fried Chicken one half. 1.35 one Quarter .89 French Fries Cole Slaw Roll Cranberry sauce 1136 Ellis blvd . Ilten and Taege inc. Why Don t you a free demonstration and Niobe info a nation about soft water in your Home. Phone em-3-9683. No High pressure no obligation. And you just would t be Lieve How much Money we Vesa Ved this month with our water King softener. I be just totalled the savings and it amounts to 501 v Ilten and Taege inc 106 2nd ave. . For Over 35 years we have offered local dependable per manent service Doh t forget to the Friendly Pepper upper. available in Cedar rapids. Before after this House was located at 1406 10th St. . Within 4 Days you could i t Tell a House had Ever occupied this spot. Took Only 4 Days we can do the same for you. We remove or demolish All types Trees or buildings the bigger thl bitter r h wrecking phone em5-1201 1306 Burgh ave. . Cedar rapids tags Bolens estate keeper Here s the newest concept in compact tractors. It does t turn it pivots unique Frame steering lets you turn at right angles. Zig Zag with irregular Borders. Completely Circle Small shrubs and Trees to eliminate and hand trimming. You sit up front ahead of engine noise and exhaust and nimbly steer front mounted attachments with a Clear View. Mowers attach quickly. Reel or rotary mount Forward of wheels eliminating tire tracks providing smoother lawns. Snow Caster too. Clears ibs. Per min Ute. Throws up to feet. Trial drive it today at Willards sales service 6404 rd., . Phone pm 5-0125

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