Cedar Rapids Gazette, January 4, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette

January 04, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - January 4, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Weather— Chaine of light snow tonight, lows zero to S above. Chance of snow Saturday, highs IS to 20. LU VOLUME 91 NUMBER 360IOWA COAL CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA, FRIDAY, JANUARY 4 1974 CITY FINAL IO CENTS ASSOCIATED PRESS, UPI, NEW YORK TIMES ASKED Child Dies, Then Other Is Kidnaped NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Federal kidnaping charges have been filed against a teen-aged babysitter who allegedly abducted a 15-month-old boy less than 24 hours after his brother died of viral pneumonia. “It’s God’s strength that has this mother hanging on right now,’* Johnnie Lawrence, mother of the abducted child, said Thursday. “If I lose this baby I’m a four-time loser.” Her 6-year-old son, James Timothy, died Sunday. The next day her only other child, John Glenn Lawrence, disappeared Jobless Rate to 4.9%; j Second Straight Jump WASHINGTON (AP) — The I among women, particularly ini nation’s unemployment rate j the 18-24 age group, rising from moved up from 4.7 percent to 4.7 to 5.1 percent over the 4 9 percent of the work force in month, the government said. December, marking the second For adult males, the unem-consecutive monthly increase {ployment rate of 3.1 percent since the beginning of the en-1 was little changed over the' ergy crisis, the government re- month. Unemployment rates for : ported Friday.    I household heads and married! The increase apparently was men were 2.9 and 2.2 percent due to the general slowdown of respectively, both unchanged the economy but analysts for during the month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics Total employment was 85.6 said they lacked complete infor- million people, about unchanged mation to determine the effect for the second straight month. of the fuel shortage on the job- the government said. less rate.    More    Lost    Jobs j Administration officials hadj num^er 0f unemployed SUK! previously the impact s wh„ had m ,heir would be felt rn December and job was , g mj|lion jn pj even more sharply during comber. and amountcd t0 twJ fret three months of this year. fif(hs of (he job|m lotai ThJ resident Nixons chief eco- governmcnt said that with the along with the sitter, identified nomtc adviser, Herbert Stein, exception of .lune, this was the as Sharon Lee Banchereau, 18. has forecast a jobless rate fjrst |ime since )ast January| Others Lost    ™chlnK ohout six j^rcent ate,- „    ,h,    rtion    had    been 40 this year as the full elfects oft    ' Mrs. Lawrence. 28. lost her the energy crisis impact on the M thousands of announced j first child several years ago economy.    layoffs particularly in the auto only a day after birth. Timm.e, Some private economists say n(| Mi industries, because, a LCMSTda.i- TS Sl'c_i unemployment may go as h.gh of h f , h ,    „    yet .md child A third pregnancy as8 percent.    Von reflected in unemployment1 was terminated after five Highest Since May    I statistics. The reason is* that' 11300 s    The 4 9 percent jobless rate they took place in December, John is the first full-time and was the highest level since aliter the BUS data was gath-j healthy baby we’ve had. she rate 0f 5 percent last May. A ,ered or are scheduled to take ef-: sa'd-    year ago the rate was 5.1 per- j feet this month. Charles Dulinsky, assistant; cent but it had fallen to 4.5 per- In a separate report, the labor special agent in charge of the cent in October, the lowest rate; department’s manpower ad-Las Vegas FBI office, said |n 1973.    ministration said that unem- charges were filed Thursday.    The unemployment survey ployment insurance claims rose was conducted from a sample of;sharply in the week of Dec. 22 about 50.000 households nation-1 as a result of the fuel shortage, wide.    The number of persons filing Information on employment, initial claims that week in-were sighted New' Year's day at hours and earnings is fathered creased 83.300 over the previous Phoenix, Ariz.    from a survey of industrial es-    week and included    26,700    who “Now we're pursuing her tablishments. The government    1 blamed their job    loss    on    the southw ard. She apparently hitch- said. however, that data from    energy shortage. hiked out of town Monday, the industrial survey will be' ----- probably enroute to Texas." he delayed one week because of said.    collection, transportation and (United Press International processing problems caused by said the sitter, originally from the energy crisis and the Christ-Texas, reportedly has friends in mas holidays. It said this delay Iowa and Florida and might try prevented an accurate analysis to contact them.)    of the employment picture. Appeared Healthy    One    Indication Detective Patrick Dingle of the North Las Vegas police, in charge of the investigation, said Miss Banchereau and the baby WWW No Saturday Ray: Cost Shutdown of Uf ■ , - Gas Stations WOllld lOP $5 Million WASHINGTON (AP) The Federal Energy Office has deluded against seeking Saturday closings of gasoline stations as a way to cut fuel consumption further. ‘It is definitely out,” a spokesman said. “Saturday closings would just wreck recreation outlets in the country, and ifs a big business.” By Charles Roberts DES MOINES (AP) - Gov. Robert Ray wants the Iowa leg islature to fund a sweeping state program of coal research and development to provide a medium-range .solution to Iowa’s energy problems. The el fort w ould cost $5.5 Federal energy chief William I    Kay,s    sajd Simon had said av late as a (.'nd;,v and ,j1(. money would week ago tnat the Saturday-clos come ,  ...... from an estimated ing move was under serious,mj||jon treasury surplus, consideration. Now. he feels it is1 not needed. $119 The plan involves purchase of about 600 acres of Iowa land, development of a mine and coal washing facilities, “Everything in Place” 1 The energy office has already! asked the nation’s 225.000 gaso and actual sale of the product line stations to close on Sundays gleaned from the project. to discourage consumption Ai Dr r) j Zaffaran0i Iowa h:gh percentage have complied. J state university research vice-Simon said the Sunday-closing j president, said it is believed request will become mandatoryto successfully take if he gets the power fromjowa from the ground in a congress.    Ktrip    mining proc ass, but also As for the government s con-,rpSf0rp ancj improve the land, servation moves, he said after a    _ . ,    „ news conference Thursday: j Uancy Techniques ‘We feel we’ve got everything in A team of six to eight person:; place necessary to lick this would manage the operation, problem ”    Zaffarano said, and would use During the news conference,! “some of the fancy techniques” he and other energy officials of oil prospecting to find the said the public response on con*:coal. servation has given new hope state officials believe using that gasoline rationing can be washing techniques and devel-avoided. A high energy official oping other procedures could said later, however, that the rid Iowa coal of enough of its Extension of Deadline for Tapes Asked AP Wirephoto DAYANS ARRIVE — Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Dayan follows his wife as they leave their plane at Andrews airbase near Washington. Dayan later Friday opened talks with Secretary of State Kissinger. key test w ill come this month as gasoline production is cut. Maximum Figure The energy office lists the oil shortfall at 2.7 million barrels daily as a result of the Arab cutoff. Simon said the administration is using a maximum figure just to be on the safe WASHINGTON (UPI the same time. Thirteen states are split. They Texas, Michigan. Oregon, concrete Mrs. Lawrence and band, Stanley, 40, a worker, left John with Miss Banchereau Monday while they went to a doctor to ask if John might contract the same disease that claimed the life of his brother. When they returned, I he sitter and their child were gone. “I don’t know. Right now I ve got doubt in my mind,” said Mrs. Lawrence. “I don’t want to have doubts. I hope and pray she has good intentions ” WASHINGTON (UPI) orgy Director William said Friday that the faced with an energy lasting IO to 15 years. da, Tennessee, Kentucky, Alas ■    ,    ,    . ka. Indiana. North Dakota and!greatly eased wlwn the Arab oil Police said little John was ex- However, there was one in White House asked the senate Daylight Time Begins    - nosed to nneumnnia and a doc dication that the fuel shortage!Watergate committee Friday to    7    **    ' JO-/o-• 5-YOOT tor has warned that he mav was beginning to have some ef-iextend to the end of the day the. WASHINGTON (AP) — Near-its location near the Equator, allows states split by two time contract the disease    '    ^er,: Workers seeking fulltime1 deadline for formally respond- round Daylight Saving time will where there is little seasonal zones to exempt the eastern    tllQtQ y Urolith But    Dingle    said    that.    when    the    iobs wert'    forced t0 work|ing to a subpoena for several »nto effectin almost all parts    variation in the number of    day-    most    zone    lrom    Daylight time so .    ,    ..    ,    .    J,    .    ,    shorter hours    due to slowing of 1 hundred documents and taDes    ol the U.S. Sunday    as part of    light hours.    ,    . baby was spotted in Phoenix, he “Honer noms out    sum mg    uunuitu uucuinems idpta.    I#.    ,    TI    ____ ® ,    ,    ,    ,    ...    the    entire    state can remain on afeared to be in Bood he.lith demand, material shortages 01 The White House was expected President Nixons energy-con- 1 nder the legislation, Nixon “as far as a layman looking at *be inability to find fulltime to reject the subpoena totally. servation program.    L. or his designated represent baby without an examination workttbe government said.    The committee chief counsel,! It will be the first time the na-jative — can exempt any state if is concerned    ”    The December increase in the Sam Dash, told newsmen that jtion has been on    year-round    jits governor    can    show    the    1, 6 her    hus-    jobless rate    occurred mainly an hour after the IO a rn. dead-    daylight time since    World war    change would    work    undue hard-;    Nehraska,    Idaho,    Kansas.    Hori line passed he received a tele-1 II.    ship or that remaining on Stan- phone call from J. Fred Buz- All but two states — Indiana dard time during the winier hardt. White House attorney,land Hawaii — apparently will would save more fuel. asking an extension. Dash said    set their clocks ahead    one    hour.    Arizona,    Oregon    and    Ken- he would agree to the request.    at 2 a m. Sunday, although    four    tucky have    applied    for exemp- Asked if he believed any of other states have applied for ex- lions, according to the Uniform the tapes and documents would eruptions and other parts of the Time Office, and Idaho has re- be delivered, he replied: “No. nation could bo exempted by quested that its area under Dash said Buzhardt told him state legislation.    Mountain time be exempted. he wanted the extension be    v    All four requests are under ... .    Near Equator    ,    , cause Nixon was on the West    ^    advisement, the office says. Coast, where there is a three Indiana has passed legislation hour time differential.    in the past exempting it from Dash said he indicated to Buz    : Daylight time, and it    was    ex*    Parts of    other states    could hardt that the committee was    eluded from the new    bill.    Ha    end up on Standard    time    under willing to pare down the request wad was exempted because of another provision of the bill It but the White House had made sulphur content for it to meet environmental standards. “It is estimated that enough coal lies under this state to meet Iowa’s energy needs for from 300 to 500 years,” Ray said. “The cost of thin project is a small investment,” he exside if the cutoff continues and’plained, “when we consider the conservation measures don’t re- enormous potential of our coal duce demand as much as ex-resources in this state.” Searchers have found traces of coal in one-third of Iowa — roughly the southwest third of the state. Most of the five to eight coal mines now operating in the state are clustered along En- the Des Moines river, and last Simon!year yielded 900.0(H) tons of U.S. is coal. drouth Most of that was used by utilities, Zaffarano said. Many Mines Closing Times for Classifieds Revised Closing times for Gazette classified advertising have been revised effective with the Tuesday. Jan, 8. edition. See the color advertisement on page IO of todays Gazette for the new schedule of deadlines. Nor will the shortage bf The Iowa State vice-president embargo is lifted, he said in an explained that 450 coal mines interview.    were in operation in Iowa in “We have been a nation of; 1917 but various factors caused demise — among them over because the day of cheap the decline of the railroads, on 1 energy is over,” Simon said. labor problems, and increased South Dakota. None has informed the office of anv legislation to exempt,    ^    ,    .    ...    ,    ..... their eastern-most zones, howev-1ener8y wastrels, and this day sjtheir er. The nation will remain Daylight time through October.] IIf pred.clod the energy crisis use of oil and natural gas (or 1975. unless congress decides to would ('nd when ,he tnlted home heatlnli nc, ds change the law Asks Car Pool Encouragement Slates developed new sources of fill and new sources of power such as solar and geothermal power —“and that is IO to 15 vears off in the future Zaffarano explained that Iowa coal would have to be mined In radically different (Continued Page 3, Col 81 Second Woman from U .S. Held In London LONDON (AP) — Security po- Niseen. 21. lice seized a second young American woman Friday for questioning about arms smuggling and international terrorism. Scotland Yard said she was a “known associate" of Allison it clear that it would not voluntarily submit the tape of even one conversation. The senate group, according to Dash, will not take any fur-a Pakistani who ^er action on its own until a also attended the Santa Barbara suj( involving previously-sub-college.    I    poenaed tapes is settled. “Must Resist”    <    .    -    -------- Mexican Price ( filings Police said Miss Thompson MEXICO CITY (AP) — The and El-Hakkaoui were picked up ministry of industry and com Saturday on an airport bus after merce says it is going to put she arrived from Los Angeles price ceilings on 14 staple foods, j NEW YORK (AP) — Federal Highway Administrator Norbert ■ Tiemann said Friday that he; hoped encouragement of car pools would help “break up the love affair between the Amen can and his car.** Tiemann said doubling the tanker truck exploded Friday,(carports and tool sheds, broke yn,ra8‘ n,,mbu ot pus.><ngers tional guard pilots assigned to have been assigned the major damaging dozens of homes and glass and blackened the front of *!l ‘    '“C    bom ,0r rU! defend the I S. against possible responsibility for continental air Gas Explodes, Dozens Of Buildings Damaged HOLLY HILL, Fla. (UPI) Propane gas leaking from - veled two nearby businesses, a4 ripped hoods off autos, felled Curb of Guard Pilot Drill Stirs Warning By Fred Hoffman    Of    particular    concern to them WASHINGTON (AP) — Be ,s fhe e*fect on pilots belonging cause of the fuel pinch, air na-1 to 19 air guard squadrons whirl! and (Photo on Picture Page) Thompson, 18. a waitress from Santa Barbara. Calif., held with two male friends. Th. second girl arrived by    government jumbo ie! from New York and    “P lh* * “«■    £!“'«'* 'he    Arab was being questioned at London airport. Airport sources said she was    , rn her early m She was not quohonmg the Im, have deed ,dM,s.sednll,mpSo„ and the lw„,«nh hnown    Arab lerror,s!    orga^ .    ... ii i. I,.,,,,.,,I    mzations as    A    I-utah and    Black held with her will be charged with conspiracy relating to fire-    1 11u* detectives wert a The Moslem men held arc Ab J* '>• "*    ,hl'> "-re P»« ,    , delki ii, Kl-Hakkaoui. 25. a Mo- Morocco organza!,,* dedicat roccan who was president of the student bode at Santa Barbara City college last year, arid Aller (Continued Page 3, Col 2) with five automatic pistols anti soap an(j detergents to combat ISO rounds of ammunition in her1 inflation luggage and made contact with* the Moroccan Naseen arrived Monday. Some legislators charged the was trying to hush te the Arab oil countries. The government denied this Police sources said detectives _ lestioning the trio have decid ed they had no connection with buildings and bathing a three-'a half-dozen homes block area in a giant ball ol apartment building flame.    Fire    Marshall    Joseph    Huolo Miraculously, police said, no j said he was not certain what one was seriously hurt by the triggered the explosion of the predawn blast (hat rocked a gas that had spread out “like a square mile area of this small |fog“ from the truck. 20 bomber attacks are allowed to Today s Index reported of al ed to the overthrow of King Comics It Courthouse . 3 Crossword 16 Daily Record s Deaths 3 Editorial Features 6 Farm 12 Financial 17 Marion 5 Movies 9 Society I Sports 13-15 State 4 Television ll Want Ads 18-21 community just north of Daytona Beach Officials said the propane began leaking about 6 a.m. from a truck being unloaded at the Florida Bot I led Gas Co Police rushed to the area and began evacuating families who lived in homes and a nearby apartment building, but before firemen could reach the leaking tanker it exploded and threw what Fireman Dennis Bates called “a huge bal! of flame down three blocks of Carswell avenue ’ Businesses Leveled Officials said the explosion Ie may have been a a passing Florida the r(M,t L6 to 3.2, would savi billion gallons    of    gasoline    a    fly only when ordered aloft    to year.    investigate suspicious    planes, a Speaking on NBC's Today guard source says, show. Tiemann, a former gov- “Thrv fiv nnlv on a direct crnor of Nebraska, said indu*- LrambL    jrom |he North Iemy squII,lr0'1 18 °" ru"Wiiy „ „ . •    ............ , . scramble oidei nom int xonn , f    ,    „ f    pi    ,    H tries were being encouraged to American Air Defense Com promote employe car pools by jmand .. the s0urcf sald Thlirs giving parking priority to pool participants State highway de- T.    harrorf    (mn partments were    being asked    to    Dract|(>1L their .,prlai    ^Hs    m-    p<r,rtedly    to    Secretary create ^aecial lanes    for poolers    I a.    .    of    Defense Soh es ngcr    to    grant croat, special    po,    ier>., d duw ,rlanl .natrument alr,dffense ,|o„ J excm*tion and maht fly,or. who,, hey aro (rom )h(i |ram,nK (| ,„ hj„ ||(, not on runway aion. own jn    w| |>t,    2|    m    m solution to tho gasoline shortage, !.h "T,,, I iii'Inino 'mission' " st'r'" s 01 al1    services. IT. on,;, on said ear non Is wore The KIV,n a    m,SMW'    Ho    acted ador    the    Federal the source said IU* said it spark from East Coast Railway    freight train, or ii could have been the pilot light on a stove or heater |1P said at one of the homes in (lie area, j Acknowledging th.ii rn o r e Ruolo said the explosionjmass transit was one long-term touched off small spot tires as far away as four blocks.    !Tiemann said car pool Bates said that, when firemen best short-term solution approached and saw the cloud) of gas, they stopped the fire « truck    and tried to    decide    - whether lo risk entering the Today a thurkiv area and have a spark from A saver is a farsighted per-their truck's ignition touch off, son who lays money away for the gas Ile said the gas explod the government s rainy day C opvr i9'l (Continued Page 3, Col 7) defense in recent years. Only seven regular air force squadrons serve in that mission. Guard officials said a part of Iron is on I alert at all limes, Pilots draw active duty for several days in a row. The national guard bureau re* Energy Office said it would di Effect on Pilots    vert    up    to 1.5 million gallons of military jet fuel to commercial airlines through this month The Pentagon had cut hack It is this ban on proficiency flung that has prompted military officials to warn that re-.    . SH U, pilots of Ult the armed    a"    fom':    ,,av?:,n;,n"'' services will lose their edge and national security will unless it is relaxed and army training flights us suffer mu< b HS ^ fWt’tnt wen before i( ontinned Page 3, Col. 3) ;

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