Cedar Rapids Gazette, January 6, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette

January 06, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - January 6, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa (Ullin Slum s Where ( ll. Stands (In Section A)HOW BOOKS CHOSENSchool Volley Is Outlined (In Section A) Section A Weather- Snow continuing today, with I to 3 inches possible, highs IO to 15. Variable cloudiness tonight, lows zero to 5 above. VOLUME OI NUM BKH 362 HSJ CUDAK RAPIDS, IOWA, SUNDAY. JAM AHY 6, 1074 mmwmmwmmwmwm CITY FINAL 35 CENTS ASSOC j ATC D PI .KSS, I PI, NKW YORK TIM KS ,KISSINGER AND DAYAN AGREE FBI Links Navy Vet to London Arms Arrests FAIRFIELD, Calif. (AP) — A space available military flightj 31-year-old navy veteran ac- to the East coast, was charged cused of aiding a suspected ter-VV'^ v‘0*a,H1g tbe firearms .    ,    Control Assistance Act and the rorist smuggle arms and ammu- Neutrajjty Act nation into Britain was arrested Miss Thompson, 18, of Santa Saturday by FBI agents.    Barbara    was arrested Dec, 29 at Theodore D. Brown was taken the London airport with five into custody at Travis air force automatic pistols and 150 rounds base. He is to be arraigned of ammunition, authorities said. Monday in U.S. district court. She was taken into custody with Brown, on medical retirement Abdel kb ir el-Hakkour, 25, of from the navy since 1966, was Morocco and Athar Naseem, 21, held in lieu of $25,000 bail on of Pakistan. Both were active in charges that he aided and abet- student jwlitics in Santa Bar-; [[I".1 - L* •'* TTt J;\The three youths appeared in ted Allison Thompson, 18, in court in London Saturday, smuggling guns and ammuni- charged with conspiracy relation into Britain. Miss Thomp-|ing to the possession of son is one of three persons ar- firearms. Officials said they rested in London as suspected were members of a group op-terrorists.    posed to the pro-Western Mo roccan government. Irearms ‘ (    .    They were arrested during a Brown, who FBI agents said national alert for Arab tcrror-was arrested while waiting for a ists. who were reportedly planning attacks against targets in I    Britain. The FBI refused to provide any additional details on possible links between Brown and Miss Thompson. Planned Shooting In London the British army ringed Heathrow airport Saturday with light tanks and armored cars in an apparent at- 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 22A of today’s Gazette for the new schedule of deadlines. UPI Telephoto GOOD PROGRESS — Although they reported making "good progress" in talks Friday, Secretary of Slate Kissinger and Israeli Defense Minister Mo she Dayan extended their discussions Saturday. Senators Hit Nixon Tapes Refusal Reach Accord on Troop Pullback WASHINGTON (UFI) — Sec-1 is very difficult to make even retary of State Kissinger ended the first step toward an agree-seven and one half hours of ment,” he said, talks with Israeli Defense Min-: But the {significance of the ister Moshe Dayan Saturday Dayan-Kissinger talks was relaying that they had reached fleeted by word from diplomatic substantial agreement on how to sources at the Middle East approach the issue ol disengag- peace conference in Geneva, innAva„b an'?Ara('li f0rCCS;, , who said Egyptian and Israeli ST    TTT    negotiator* have decided many with the talks, which began Fr - tedtoljcal M on J. day, and prepared to return Sat-,ng „|C|r forces and W(,r‘ now ui day night to Israel in st,ii awaj(jng word from thelr gov. hammering aul a concrete nego- ,,rnments on how far *heir Hating proposal with ' "t™ troops could be withdrawn. Minister (adda Me r and her R£erve Maj_ Gcn. Mplr Amit cabinet to be presented at peace [ormcr cWe[ o[ |ar#(U mim tata rn Geneva.    intelligence, said in an army rho wo mon mot for four and radjo commentary in T„, Aviv. one-lialf hours Saturday in Kit- ..You (the EgyJllan3l wmt u5 singer s oftice at the state de-t0 „|0ve M kllonu.tcrs (19 partment Alter the Inst hour mjk We wi„ t oureelvcs hey were Joined by aldea and o(    £ and nlll in. later by Herman. EIMs. the chief ,crfcre wift 1hc Bni!rma|lzallon S- repmitMvt to Egypt. of |i)(, a|on(? (h# cana, ,md |ts Arms Aid    i surroundings. But,” he added. Dayan and Kissinger had ^ou clear all the area of talked for three hours Friday armed forces, although if you before the Israeli defense min- vvant t0 some token forces ister went to see Defense Secre-i (Continued Page 3, Col 4) tary Schlesinger to discuss how    - hts country would use a $2.2 C0firi„c. P., I inn billion omergencv arms aid ap-l JOUrCc5a fxu/iriy propriation rom the i nned Will Free Some I 2)tcliCfs. “Our two positions ap-1 proached each other substan- lially . . . we are talking tactics and nuances REAP Subsidies Analysts See Leveling Off tempt to ward off terrorists re- portcd planning to shoot down    ■    tially , . . we are talking tactics WASHINGTON (UPI) - A blan American or Israeli plane.    WASHINGTON (UPI) Mom-'long-standing request for an in- said: “To produce the material may not be relevant to the in- and nuances,” Kissinger said tie-noticed ruling by a federal At the same time, bombs berbers of the senate Watergate formal meeting with Nixon had you now seek would unques- vestigation    when he and Dayan met with judj^(. wj|j require the adminis- licvcd planted by Irish guerillas mammee Saturday sharply unanswered. -We havent tunably destroy any vestige of “< *« not consulted when,newsmen briefly after their sea-    approximately blasted the annual London Boat criticize d President Nix'n-s ie-    ,    *    .    .these tapes and documents were sion concluded. There was no |Show and Madame Tussaud’s fusai to comply with their sub- ?von * a -V(S or no t0 confidentiality of presidential subpoenaed. I knew nothing confrontation between us. Not U78 m’llion in conservation subwaxworks. Damage was heavy, poenas. One of them. Sen. lier- very simple, direct, forthright communications, thereby irrcp- it *» Baker sajd *•[ think only was there no confrontation, sidles for farm areas, sources but both were cleared of thou- man Talmadge (D-Ga.), said it request,” he said.    arably impairing the constitu- the committee should reconsid- but there was no significant dif- sajd Saturday. m . I p. • sands of visitors just minutes indicated “he has something to ,)astl loi(J reporters Friday tionaj functions of the office of cr the entire matter and while I ference between us and the The decision by Jiuige Thom-Ol Oil I PIC© bcforf“ the explosions and no hide."    dc-    had    gotten    even    ^ prefiidency »    hope the committee should have Israelis.*'    as Flannery two weeks ago held casualties were reported.    Senator Lowell Weicker (Ii- -ess cooperation Rom the White ^nator Howard Baker (R- anY relevant ta pen we should Dayan added:    I personally GENEVA (AP) — Top oil in- Police said, however, there Conn.) and counsel Sam Dash ,,ous5‘ during Nixon’s “Opera-|Tenn > committee vire-chair- also avoid a fishing expedition.” was very happy with these dustry analysts say crude oil was no connection between ..    a:*    rtannery iwu weens agu item personally ^ government acted illegally in suspending operations of the ere Conn.) and counsel Sam Dash House during Nixon’s ‘Opera-,^    . comrnjttee vice-chair- also avoid a fishing et.    n Iru the defended the committee against “»n <'and()r ’ ,,(' s,:(l cacb °™‘ man, saki “it was a mistake . . J Even thou§h Ervin said the talks. ^ Now I am going^ home Rurai Environmental Assistance at administration charges that the,01 ,the several hundred tapes    enhTwna    omat    committee    would    su in less than three months, may Heathrow, unprecedented stabilize or even come down Britain in peacetime. volume of documents prices, which have quadrupled bombs and the big alert at administration charges mal me -* — - ..................to attempt to subpoena a great *    i n sweeping subpoenas were execs-    and documents were relevant toLwF    , |.sive. “a blatant act of irrespon-    ‘be committees investigation, again in the long term.    Troops in Scorpion    tanks    sur- sibility” and “a fishing expedi- I almadie told a reporter in This opinion came as rounded Heathrow early in the lion.”    'Corgia    that    Nixon    is    making members of the Organization of day amid reports that Arab tor-    Unanswered    1    gr('al    in    ‘(    Using    10 Petroleum Exporting Countries rorists were planning to attack, yv’eicker said in Greenwich, ^cates^t»'    l)'    !    IK,S    1 prepared for an extraordinary meeting in Geneva on Monday to discuss prices. Experts did not expect them to increase again. At current crude prices, energy alternatives such as solar plants, nuclear power and coal cleansed of impurities become Bv Associated Press economical. One top OPEC official said Continued Page 3. Col. 7) Conn., that the Record Snows, Mudslides Trap Hundreds in California til” public lie has committee s S( niething to hide and affects his credibility," he said. The three subpoenas asked for 500 tapes and several hundred documents covering roughly three issues: The breakin at the Democratic offices in the Wa- a    window and    was pushed along    ler8ahl complex June 17, 1972; ^    ,    t    ii    (allegations that the 1971 in- l p to 16 inches of snow e    .    crease in federal price supports in    parts    of    Southern    California    “I grabbed    hold    of a reflex    for raw milk was tu>d t0 mm recently at his headquarters in earjy    Saturday,    stranding    hun-    tor stake sticking    above the    in campaign contributions from ^*onna:    dreds of travelers.    lmu(j    an(j    jie](j on or    major    dairy    cooperatives, and possible ties bid ween bil-As a new storm headed into l|(),ialrt’ Howard “We must look at the long    Hardest hit was the town    M form If nuclear energy be-jsunnily called Palmdale, north a guardrail, he said comes cheap and plentiful and 0f LoS Angeles. Some 200 mo    .    _ ...    _ . ecologically acceptable, who torists and five busloads of per- P^ of alifornia Saturday^ will want our oil? We must plan sons stranded there Friday 2 (MW    loto    rugged our price action with great .so- rii^ht were led toward Los An- muUn ain areas 1,1 * or 1(1 n phistication.”    ^les by four snowplows, j (Continued Page 3. Col 2) What OPEC is seeking is a| \iore than 200 ears were Hughes and Nixon s brothers. “Impairing Functions” In his letter to chairman Sam I Irvin (IVN. C.) Friday. Nixon irs That Time lf you didn’t set your clock an hour ahead when you went to bed Saturday night, you are an hour behind schedule when you re;td this. Most of the country went on year-round Daylight Saving tune at 2 a m. today. The move is aimed at conserving energy. For another view of the effect of time changes turn to page 20 of section A in today's Gazette. The writer of this article proposes the ending of tune zones and that the entire country be put in one zone, know n as U S A, Time. sue to force and I hope our cabinet will be rn Program (REAP) a year ag0 which I Nixon    to    comply,    it    appeared    a    a position to formulate    some-ja(,cr spending only $|5 mHljon court    confrontation    on    the    new    thine; concrete to propose    to the    of (h(j $225 s mi||k)n authorized issue was several weeks away. Arabs. Whether we ghall reach . «oni?rpss c ..    agreement with Egypt, I can’t °y congress. Sampling    s”y now But { think we can Administration sources who Meanwhile, the UPI said Sat-have a concrete proposal, and I a-ked not to be identified said urdav that a nationwide sampl- don’t think it will take a long,*bc justice department probably ing of U.S. representatives and time.”    |w:U not appeal Flannery’s nil* senators had failed    to    give a    Neither Kissinger nor Dayan    inI> because the government al- verdict on Nixon’s    future,    in    disclosed any of the details of    ready has    lost a series of cases light of the Watergate scan- their agreement.    involving the right of President ........Nixon to impound funds for pro- Israel Milling    grams voted by congress. An Israeli military analyst However, the justice depart-meanwhile said in an army meat is expected to ask Flan-radio commentary in Tel Aviv    nery jor    clarification of his that Israel is willing to with-    order (haf    (he program be rco- draw its army back inside the    pcned f0 pay farmers cost-shar- Sinai nearly 20 miles from the    jng subsidies for conservation Suez canal if Egypt thins    out its    !irn,ects on rural land, forces on the east bank    of the    john Kramer, the attorney waterway    who initiated the law suit, pre- Dayan cautioned against over    dieted that the government It    hasn’t    been    a    sublet    optimism ;ilx)Ul thl‘, l*‘ace J™*0’    would have to spend up to 85 it    hasnt    Been    a    subject    Cations. “Evervbodv should re Underlining the vagueness public opinion are the remarks of Speaker Carl Albert. “I haven’t heard many comments to tell you the truth but of course this isn’t Nixon country.” tho congressman from Oklahoma said “I hear a lot more about the price of gas and butane than I do about Watergate. brought up too much I have (Continued Page 3, Co! 8> alize that after such a long time of fighting and confrontation it noreent of the $210 5 million in imp mn money moral formula to tie its prices or crude oil exports to the costs f its imports. The OPEC nombers sac this is the only yay that they can preserve the tuying power of their revenues ver the long term. OPEC is not connected with he Arab oil embargo and tries a keep itself strictly non (xiii leal. Nonetheless, there have urn some sharp and angry ex bangos behind closed doors be u e e n Arab and non Arab nembers, OPEC officials re mrt Tin- Arabs accuse the others, specially Nigeria, Iran and ’enezuela, of taking advantage f the oil shortage to make windfall profits. For example, ran recently auctioned somcj igh-qualitv crude at more than 17 a barrel ltd un'* t'hurkle ie trouble with trying to away I rom it all these i is that most of it is por- i*    Copyright pulled from the record snow on California 14 in the Newhall-j Lam estn* area and many other motorists abandoned their vc j hides and made way on foot. Red Cross Hotels and motels werej jammed and the Red Cross set up food and shelter centers at the schools in Granada Hills, Newhall and Antelope Valley Hundreds of other persons were trapped by mudslide ; un leashed by heavy rain on To panga Canyon Blvd., 40 miles from downtown I-os Angeles. Keith Harris was among those caught in a slide. “I opened the door and the tar filled with mud,” he said I fell down; I struggled to get up, but I couldn't, the mud was covering me.” He said the flow was carrying him near the edge of a cliff, “Then a woman waded out as far as she could and helped me up and pulled me to her car,** he S.lid. Pus tied Along Jack Young said when his car was caught lit* escaped through | Poll: Most Believe Charges Against President Today,index ( f Ii IN A By Bill Kovach New York Times Service WASHINGTON A survey of public reaction to discus Mon of possible impeachment of President Nixon show1 that 79 percent of those polled in (!»*pth believe one or more of the most serious charges against the President are justified. Tile poll was conducted by the Hoper Organization for SI subscribers, including t h e American Civil Liberties Union, While the poll shows a slim majority against impeachment, 45 percent to 44, indications are that opposition stems not from belief in the I ‘resident s mnoeenee hut from lear of the destructive (Beet .rn impeachment pro reeding would have, Only ll percent of those opposed to impeachment said they took that position been u s e they believed the charges un ne lilied. The iigures lead Hoper analysts to conclude that “the President would seem to have a thin hold indeed on his of hee in the court of public op Ilion The Hoper poll, a syndicated .subscript ion public opiqion service ((inducted IO tunes a J ear, was conducted among a scientifically selected sample of 2.020 persons who were interviewed in early November, before the disclosure of the 18-minute gap in a key White House tape subpoenaed as evidence bv the federal district court here An analysis of the |x>ll re suits indicates that lour of five among those polled believe that one or more of 13 charges or criticisms against Nixon are serious mid probably involve him. More than 50 percent included in this category believe the charge that the President was involved in covering up the Watergate breakin, and that he is withholding evidence from the senate Watergate committee and the Watergate special prosecutor's office Most et the concern of those polled, in fact, seemed to center on the President’s withholding of information, For example, while 31 percent expressed concern about tile bombing of Cambodia, 36 per cent said that the President s “keeping the' bombing of Cambodia a secret" was a .serious offense T h e least concern, ex pressed by 19 percent of those polled, was voiced ox cr the attempted thelt of files from the office of Daniel Ellsberg's foi mer p s y e Ii i a t r I s f by members of the White House “plumbers," a unit set up to stop leaks of information after the disclosure of the secret P e n t a g o n Papers on the course of the Vietnam war “Acceptance of both the seriousness of tho charges and the President s responsibility for them was widespread throughout all segments of the population, ranging from two thirds up to 9 in IO, says an analysis accompanying the |M»il results, “Groups most critical of the President on the charges were young people, those in the highest income category, those living in tile West. the college-educated, single people, union members, those moderately active so dally and politically, aud Democrats In addition, the analysis note, while Republicans are less inclined to accept the charges, two-thirds of them accepted one or more of the charges. Those expressing the least concern included those 60 years and older, those in lh)- lowest income brackets, those living in sparsely populated rural areas and those wUh a grade-school educedi 'n or less. Tilt* poll-takers also found what was described as a “high levi I ’ of misinform;! hon about the impeachment process. Indications are that less than 50 percent ol tho e {Hilled understood that impeachment is .simply the bringing of charges but thought instead it meant “thrown) him out of office,” The ACU plans to begin mass distribution of the poll results Mondo' to coincide with a meeting of the ad hoe panel of the house judiciary committee that is considering the drafting of articles of im uoachment ACTION A tat* News    !.    3,11 Drat Ms    J iditorials    i Report Card    I City Hat! 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