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Fond Du Lac Reporter (Newspaper) - October 3, 1974, Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin EYVIND JOHNSON HARRY MARTINSON 2 Swedish authors share Nobel Prize STOCKHOLM Sweden AP Two Swedish authors in their 70s literary giants in their own country but little known abroad shared the 1974 Nobel Prize for Literature today Eyvind Johnson 74 was cited for a narrative art farseeing Heavy quake strikes Peru LIMA Peru AP An earthquake shook Lima and central Peru today and radio reports said a number of sons were killed were injured and many There was no immediate cial report on casualties The quake struck at EDT and another tremor hit five minutes later Electricity and gas supplies were cut off for about an hour Radio reports from Canete about 120 miles south of Lima said many houses collapsed crushing a number of people In Lima people were struck with terror as signs and ry fell At least six old houses in the downtown area col- lapsed South America's worst recorded earthquake hit Peru on May 31 1970 killing persons Another were missing injured and homeless The National Earthquake In- formation Service in Boulder Colo said today's quake hit 7.4 on the Richter Scale which measures the movement of the ground A reading of 7.4 usually results in extensive damage The quake that hit San cisco in 1906 measured 8.3 i in lands and ages in the ice of and Harry Martinson 70 for poems and other works that catch the dewdrop and reflect the mos Johnson a lumberjack at the age of 14 is most famous for his trilogy written during World War II as an anti- Nazi protest Martinson an orphan who went to sea at the age of 16 enriched the Swedish language with his poems novels and says He is best known for a poem about a space voyage that was the opera Aniara in the They share a prize worth about Both were influenced by ly travels abroad and wartime experiences Their works have been trans- lated into the Nordic languages but only six of their books into English Neither was present at day's meeting of the Swedish Academy to which they belong It was the first time in 23 years that the Nobel Prize for Literature went to Swedes Earlier prizes were won by ma Lagerlof in 1909 Verner von Heidenstam and Erik Axel Karlfeldt in 1931 and Per in 1951 The last American to win the prize was John Steinbeck in 1962 Ernest Hemingway won the award in 1954 and William Faulkner in 1949 The Nobel Prizes for ature economics medicine physics and and peace were created by the will of Alfred Nobel the Swedish chemist and inventor of mite By tht Public utilities are warning businesses across the country that they may not get natural gas for heating this winter Some utilities are refusing to accept new customers al or residential An Associated Press survey showed there is a shortage of natural gas in almost every area with the East Coast facing the most severe Fond du Lac Reporter 38 Pages 3 Sections Fond du Lac Wis Thursday Oct 3 1974 15 Cents Businesses are being warned they may not get natural gas problem Natural gas provides 31 per cent of the energy used in the country Spokesmen for the utilities and some state officials blame the Federal Power Commission for the shortage They say the FPC ceiling price for natural gas is too low and discourages exploration The companies need more money to explore and get additional said George I Bloom chairman of the Pennsylvania Public ties Commission Other officials note that as fuel oil became more ex- tional price of 42 cents per Minnesota Gas Co said for ex- cubic feet for so-called that rates for gas from wells that began ation after Jan 1 1973 Pre- pensive many people switched the price ranged from to natural gas boosting the to 34 cents per cubic mand over a short period of feet and averaged 27 cents the time without development of j commission said new supplies Last June the FPC revised its pricing system for natural gas replacing a series of re- limits with a single The government action was tial customers are 12 to 14 per cent higher than last year and industrial customers are paying 30 per cent more than they did in 1973 The shortage will hit hardest at interruptible customers expected to mean another large industrial users whose in prices for consumers who contracts call for them to be ready are paying more than cut off in times of trouble last year A spokesman for I These customers make ar- rangements for alternate sources of energy like heating oil Cold weather frequently has meant cutoffs for the inter- in the past and say the situation will be worse this year Most utilities said residential customers and high priority users like hospitals and schools would not be affected by the shortage On the inside Agricultural news Page 15 Area news Page 21 to Page 23 Classified ads Page 27 to Page 29 Comics Page 26 Editorial Page 4 Entertainment Page 18 Page 19 Financial Page 14 Legal notices Page 27 Local news Page 2 Page 3 Obituaries Page 30 Sports news Page 24 Page 25 Women's news Page 16 Page 17 Higher oil prices tied to Israel issue WASHINGTON AP Sheik Zaki Yamani Saudi Arabia's petroleum minister warns that another Middle East war could break out in the next six months if the United States does not force Israel to pull back all the way to its 1967 ders All the ingredients of er war are here if we don't have a full Israeli told 17 newsmen at a dinner Wednesday night However if Israel yields all the land occupied during the 1967 war Saudi Arabia should be able to persuade all Arab members of Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries OPEC to sharply reduce rent oil prices he said I assure you if we can solve the Israeli problem the price of oil will come Yamani told his guests Together Arab states produce some 24 million barrels of a day Yamani's thory is that Iran and Venezuela the two top non-Arab producing tions would not withstand a united Arab drive for lower prices reasons for Israel to settle now with its Arab neighbors by The oil up all of its gains from the minister portrayed Saudi 11967 war Arabia as a friend of the United States and a steadfast advocate within oil councils of lower prices Were it not for Saudi Arabia he said leum would now sell at to a barrel instead of about It's all in America's he said Israel's only source of power is the United States Yamani advanced two majori Ordinary Americans finding oil prices on the rise are whether the current el of U.S support for Israel is in their interest he said Also Yamani said the Arabs are growing ever stronger We're not suggesting Israel should he said The United States can give it Elderly Kiel bilked out of KIEL A widower was swindled out of Wednesday afternoon Police chief Emery Farrand said today that a man identifying himself as Mr check in that amount put in in an envelope and delivered it to Rogers who was waiting in Martin's garage Chief Farrand said the called Mr Rogers was Rogers a bank tall weighing 150 called on Norman N Martin pounds with a red beard about of an inch long wearing grey trousers a brown sport coat and a brimmed hat He said the suspect was described as a Caucasian of about medium build and about 30 years of age of 503 Calumet Ave notifying him that there was a shortage in the bank and that Martin should withdraw from his account Martin a retired bookkeeper went to the bank wrote a Court asked to excuse Nixon WASHINGTON AP yers for former President ard M Nixon asked U.S Dis- Judge John Sirica today to excuse Nixon from testifying in the Watergate cover-up trial The request was made in two motions to quash subpoenas sued for Nixon's appearance at the trial by one of the ants and by the government Sirica refused to state the grounds cited in the motions but they were believed to claim that Nixon's health will not mit him to travel for ait least a month The former president is in a hospital in California for ment of phlebitis and a blood clot in his right lung His tor said earlier in the week Nixon should not travel for up to three months Meanwhile federal linked one new name to the conspiracy case that has brought five Nixon loyalists to trial on criminal charges of ob- justice In making the claim of newly discovered evidence the said they made add er names to the list of alleged conspirators The five defendants John D Haldeman John N Mitchell Kenneth W Parkinson and Robert C dian appeared to take the snail's pace in stride With the jury selection ess not half completed it that the first testimony in the trial will not come until the middle of next week at the earliest But the forces that will shape the trial continued to converge nonetheless And Ehrlichman posed a new problem for the a claim that trial for conspiracy and obstruction of justice will place him in double jeopardy since Ehrlichman already stands con- in the plumbers case The prosecutors randum said the new evidence made it necessary to add one to the list drawn up by the Watergate grand jury It did not name the son But a source close to the case confirmed the man is Richard A Moore the former special counsel to Nixon who testified at the Senate Watergate ings that he urged John W Dean III to tell the cover-up story to the president Moore who had been a over in the Ford tration resigned Wednesday The office had in- cluded Moore on its list of 44 prospective witnesses largely because he was involved in some of the taped tions that will be introduced into evidence At the time of his Senate in July a year ago the white-haired Moore was represented by Herbert J ler retained by Nixon after his resignation The addition brought the number of unindicted to 20 according to sources The only name that has surfaced officially is on's The prosecutors indicated the ist may be extended further The government may prove at trial that individuals other than those named as ants or identified as by the grand jury were in fact members of the conspiracy charged in the in- By the end of Wednesday's court day Sirica had finished preliminary questioning of 315 prospective jurors in public and private and had excused 171 who said they could not be sequestered for the 3 to 4 months the trial might take The remaining 144 were to undergo more thorough private questioning in the coming days If a sufficient number survive questioning for possible bias lawyers will have a chance to eliminate a specified number until 12 jurors and 6 alternates are seated Meanwhile federal linked one new name to the conspiracy case that has brought five Nixon to trial on criminal charges of ob- justice In making the claim of newly discovered evidence the said they may add er names to the list of alleged conspirators Weather Partly cloudy south mostly cloudy with chance of a few showers north tonight and day Warmer Lows tonight mostly in the 40s Highs Friday in the 60s Max Min Oct 2 1974 46 27 Oct 2 57 security But the Palestinians who lost their homes have to be treated as human beings Yamani said Saudi Arabia will continue its campaign at the next OPEC meeting in ber for a price reduction of a barrel He said high oil prices are re- sponsible for only a fraction of the current inflation and gested the United States cut its petroleum consumption by con- servation measures and finding alternate sources of energy State's gas 4 p.m 6 p.m 8 p.m 10 p.m Midnight 2 45 43 38 35 35 34 4 6 8 10 Noon 32 31 35 46 51 Sunset today p.m Sunrise Friday Zips his lip Adults sometimes tell youngsters to zip their lips but Grant Grothen 6 son of Mr and Mrs Neil Grothen of rural Hastings Neb did this one all by himself He was playing at school when he got his jacket zipper stuck on a tooth He is shown in the dentist's office where he was taken for treatment We don't really know how it Grant's dad said AP Wirephoto Terrorists cut demands SANTO DOMINGO the consulate did not show San Francisco group claims bomb credit SAN FRANCISCO AP A group that says it is out to ish International Telephone Telegraph Corp claimed re- sponsibility for its fourth ing in the past two months this time inside a ladies der room at the ace Hotel The room was unoccupied at the time of the explosion Wednesday night and no one was hurt About an hour after the ex- plosion anonymous told a San Francisco radio tion that a communication from the group could be found in a paper bag at a nearby gasoline police said an telephone caller station The two-page diatribe ITT of creating a reign of terror in Chile It demanded that ITT implement the re- lease of all political prisoners m Chile and publicly admit its complicity in Chile's coup which toppled ist leader last year Salvadore Allende situation could change MADISON Wis AP State officials say that while Wisconsin's natural gas supply situation is better than in some areas the picture could change If the Federal Power sion diverts gas from Wisconsin to other states The problem in other states is much worse than it is said Robert Park the gency Energy Office However the western third of Wisconsin has more problems than the rest of the state cording to Harold Wetzel of the Public Service Commission There he says utilities are not accepting new natural gas customers of any residential Existing customers are being discouraged from purchasing new gas appliances Elsewhere he said only firm rather than interruptible tomers are being And throughout the state customers who are on interruptible ice can expect to be cut off more frequently this winter Wetzel said the Michigan Pipeline Co which feeds gas into the eastern part of the state has better reserves than the Northern Natural Gas Co which serves the western third PSC Chairman William Eich said he was concerned that while energy conservation grams would have the desired effect of reducing natural gas consumption by residential tomers the gas saved this way would just be burned off by those on interruptible service Ultimately that takes the limited gas supply away from home he said can Republic AP ists holding an American an diplomat and six others tage for almost a week said day they were abandoning de- mands for million ransom and release of political ers Declaring that conditions in side the besieged Venezuelan Consulate had become able for both terrorists and heir hostages the terrorists leader said the gunmen now up Wednesday The archbishop is not com- ing an assistant chief of police said There will be no more negotiations If they want to be tough we'll be the national police chief Gen Rafael man Acosta told local radio stations He was apparently re- ferring to a statement from the terrorists that their demands were not negotiable They have demanded and safe conduct to Cuba for themselves and Flattened junk cars were scattered along Highway Wednesday morning when the hauling them by Edward J Parish 25 of 3112 Cottage Drive Fond du Lac went out of control on curve The 14 junk flow off the track which struck telephone polos More junked than ever boxes and damaged about IN feet of fence The mishap occurred about four miles north of Waupun Parish was taken to Waupun Memorial Hospital for treatment of a minor back injury Fond du Lac Reporter Photo would accept safe conduct out of the country to Mexico Peru The guerrilla chief prisoners President Vargas made a Balaguer has agreed matic appearance from a to send the terrorists in dow of the consulate and read i the consulate believed to his new stand to police and number six out of the newsmen The Dominican government earlier suspended negotiates to the U.S and Spanish with the T VMS thrown out of Archbishop Hugo consulate Wednesday after- Brito who had been acting The rotes were delivered the go-between and bringing but their contents were not dis- sandwiches and drinks to those try A notes ad- In the NEWS Mobil cuts gasoline prices by 2 cents NEW YORK AP The Mobil Oil Corp today cut the price of its gasoline by two cents per in line with federal regulations linking wholesale gas prices to the com- crude oil costs However motorists are certain to get a break only at service stations Dealers owning their own stations will pay lower wholesale costs for their gasoline but have an option of passing on the lower prices Present price levels vary geographically and oil firms generally do not the prices charged to wholesale purchasers Expo opens farmers plead for help MADISON Wis AP The eighth annual World Dairy Expo began Wednesday with a plea to Congress to help a staggering dairy industry Dairy farmers and their wives penned notes to congressmen begging for improved dairy prices The situation is very wrote Eugene Hackbarth of Reedsburg Prices will have to change or we will all lose out Dean Butteris of Dodgeville said dairy farm auctions have started earlier than ever before and are increasing because farmers are paying out more than they are ing for producing milk Dyke news secretary part company LA CROSSE Wis AP Republican gubernatorial William Dyke and his news secretary Paul Toth have parted company with disagreement over whether Toth re- signed or was fired Dyke at a news conference in La Crosse today said he was advised on Thursday that Toth was no longer with the campaign but said he did not know the details yet Toth in a telephone interview from his home in Neenah said he had submitted a letter of resignation earlier but ultimately was fired
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