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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - January 7, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Weather- Cloudy tonight, lows /.<*ro lo 5 above, Chance OI snow Tuesday, bialis in teens to lower 20s. VOLUME OI NUMBER 363 BJ CITY FINAL IO CENTS (MODAR RAPIDS, IOWA, MONDAY, JANUARY 7, 1074 ASSI JCI AT KI) PRESS, UPI, NKW YORK TIM KS GAS PRICE APPEAL REJECTED Ford Hints At Accord On Tapes WASHINGTON (AID - Vice-president Ford says President Nixon, while right in rejecting senate Watergate committee subpoenas, should make available to the committee any evidence related to criminal activity. Ford also said that if the committee trims down and refines its sweeping request for White House documents, then “there may be — and I underline ‘may be’ — an area of compromise.’’ Ford was interviewed Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press”. Ervin Welcome In Morganton, N.C., chairman Sen. J. Ervin of the senate Watergate committee said Monday lie would welcome a com-p r o rn i s e on tile subpoenaed White House material if the agreement were in writing. “We’ve been anxious to re-solve this material all the time,” he said. The agreement should be written, he said, “so there could be no misunderstanding.” The North Carolina Democrat apparently referred to an earlier compromise regarding Nixon’s offer to turn over selected tapes to Sen. John Stcnnis (D-Miss.). Ervin maintains that he and cochairman Sen Howard Baker, (R-Tenn.) thought they had agreed to verbatim transcripts, while the White House later announced that only summaries would be provided. Ervin said the committee’s I list of documents and tapes was j “not so much to ask for be-1 cause this matter went on fori nine months, with people eor-j responding with each other every day.” The vice-president supported Nixon’s rejection Friday of the committee's request for nearly 500 Watergate-related tapes and documents. Ford agreed with the President’s assessment of the subpoenas as “a fishing expedition.” But Ford also said he stood by an earlier statement made during his confirmation hearings that “any evidence that in-J volved a criminal action ought to be made available by the! White House.” Ford said he hadn’t studied the 500 documents being sought by the committee, but noted: “I can’t believe that documents invo lr it it lr * * Simon Pledges Action High Court Against Gas Gougej 1 ^' fo p| ea WASHINGTON IAF')- Crimi- through which about 700,000 bar-nal action will be taken against j refs aday currently is obtained, those who charge illegal prices Continued Leakage for gasoline, federal energy chief William Simon says. Appearing on ABC’s “Issues ; and Answers” Sunday, Simon was asked whether the Federal Energy Office will make full use of its new legislative authority to take criminal action. “Oh, absolutely,” he said “It the Nation” that there would ....have to be a clear reason for I is criminal statutory and we will the Arab states t0 lift thcir oj , have lines and refer it to the embargo, justice department who is our Of Dealers WASHINGTON (VVI) - The supreme court refused Monday leakage will indeed continue or j to hear an appeal on behalf of no *, ,. . 1165,000 independent service sta- Moanwhile. Egyptian Ambassador-designate Ashraf Ghorbal ,lon °P cra f° rs vv ^ l() claim gov-said on the CBS program “Face j eminent price controls on gaso- If the leaks continue, rationing would be less likely, he said. However, he added, “there is no way for us to judge whether line are unfair and financially ruinous. The court acted in a brief He implied that this would be i order without comment on a prosecutorial agency here Yes return by ,sracl territor-! test case brought by two station ies conquered since 1967. owners. We do not like tho boycott ! j n ot ^ er ac tj onS) th e justices: he sa |d. VVe all wish it would Agreed to decide whether poor And Simon said his agency is j stop, but we would also like to 1 defendants a re entitled to free looking into means of pressuring have our territories back. - ' indeed.'’ Pressuring Means —UPI Telephoto DARK ARRIVAL — School children begin their day by arriving in total darkness at Bangor West Central elementary school Monday in Bay City, Mich. As a resuit of the nationwide switch to Daylight Saving time schools have had to begin classes before sunrise. ★ ★ ★ unwilling oil companies into limiting gasoline sales to IO gallons per customer. There have berm reports that j Gulf Oil and Standard Oil of Ohio have not agreed to a Federal Energy Office request to try and get their stations in Ohio to agree to a 10-gallon | limit. A spokesman for the Federal Energy Office said Sunday night that pressure tactics still are i under discussion and specific steps have not been decided. In a move designed to spot possible hoarding of gasoline and fuel oil supplies, 22 major | trucking firms and all of the nation's railroads were ordered to report Monday on the size of their fuel inventories. In another interview with U.S. News & World Report, Simon Flights Resumed WASHINGTON (AP) — Air national guard and air reserve training flights, grounded Dec. 22 by the luel shortage, are being resumed, the Pentagon said Monday. Spokesman Jerry Friedheim said resumption of flights was made possible by an allocation cf daily military fuel consumption by the Federal Energy Office. legal counsel when they appeal their convictions to the U.S. supreme court or to a state s | highest court. Refused to interfere with the expulsion or suspension of a group of Ohio college students who were arrested during campus protests in 1972. Agreed to decide later this term the constitutionality of a California regulation limiting access by the news media to prison inmates. A three-judge federal panel ruled Aug. 16 that the restriction was unconstitutional. Agreed to rule on disputed claims of former army and expects regular grade marine corps personnel for more than $12 million in readjustment pay. Refused to disturb a New Daylight Saving Brings Starting Time Worries to Parents] Is Set Ahead in keep your fingers By Associated Press yet, but Millions of children set out for crossed.” school in the dark Monday be- Some schools changed school Cedar Rapids News— Daylight Saving cause of the switch to Daylight hours so that classes won’t open f orce( j said be gasoline to bo selling for 55 cents a gallon by next spring. He caller! predictions that the # , . The Federal Energy Office price would reach $1 a gallon York ruling barring a federal nri+kn iHpn truc * com P an ' es ** urgent- irresponsible. judge from limiting the number 1^1 I I I OI I needs information regarding In other developments: 0 f indigent clients who may be the trucking industry’s present The President of the National served at any one time by a inventories of diesel fuel and Education Assn. urged Monday | legal aid society, gasoline in order to fairly ad-| that the nation’s school systems The refusal of the court to minister the mandatory fuel a1- he included among high priority |j, ear the gasoline price control and other i case ^id not evolve stations affiliated with the major oil Big Alert to College Pfistrscf Palace time has of school I ’ location program.’ Without Notice Similar telegrams were sent users of gasoline scarce fuels. The ministers of the biggest companies, exporting rations met informal- lONDON (API - The mas-; sive British army alert against; Arab terrorist attacks at London! . , . , _____________________________ , ■ ,, , ■ . ,------- change of school L irnn _ t h „ nrM j f u~|Thursday, without public notice, i., tn c #luil!1 Hicr«n cc a nncci Gas Formula "rn,. leaV, " g , bt : h ! nd , U h nl ‘ l *”?* a " d in ° ne J™ hours a, College Common,,y '.J,™,. J \\ J , r ' castle, the«• ■» broads Both industries liVd.afoguc w.^ the ma^om! ender regulations issued lust some worrie , yawni g pare s. e swi ( rew a complaint S( .h 00 | district effective Wednes- royal resident-** six miles away, jvvere told to supply the informa- suinin^ nations. The exporters i August by the Lost of Living tion by the close of businesSjare members of a 12-nation or-'Council, the ceiling price al-Monday jganizaticn who have raised lowed independent retailers is area father, referring lo tho fact K obin Boling of Clarksburg, Bayne said school will begin Ii" armored cars to rnountl ibices almost double former I the cost of gasoline as of Aug. “This is grounds for impeach- from a parent, ment,” joked one New York *»n us j n t |, e p ar k” royal residence six miles away. j day morning, according to Supt. Queen Elizabeth was not there James G. Bayne. Sunday when the troops arrived; Bayne said school will ^ ,nin * n armored cars to mount servation plan. “Concern IOO miles away in rural Norfolk. Peacetime Alert I ■ ■ „ »; ; rationing will not have to be put levels in that the time change is part of \y Va., where school hours at 8:40 a.m. instead Of 8:10 a.m.If®*?: J 0 ^ ® . iinto effect, but tie declined to Preside President Nixon’s energy con- were changed from 8:15-3:15 to beginning Wednesday. Dismiss-!Sandringham estate, more than 19:15 to 4:15, said: “I caught the a1 time will remain at 3 p.m. bus in the dark when I was | Bayne said he had toured the growing up and I didn’t mind school district during the last because I was getting home few mornings and decided the early.” darkness at 7 a rn., coupled with the cold weather, created unsafe conditions for small children who must walk several In a more serious vein, the man said, “It’s a matter for concern.” He said his children — a girl 16 and a boy 14 — walk half a that when he left for work, his all of those, ...... , 44 . v e alleged h * and daURh '* r P |o,t '" R criminal activity bv any person ^ 'or-l,ghfo<i route involved at the White House” from h 01 "' 1 to classn ’ om Mrs. Poling, who has two chil-. mile lo schooi and added dlTn ' said * he lat " hours "“'I cause problems for working;.. , . .. . . mothers and added. "Think of blocks lo the,r bus stops. all the people who are going to Bus Transportation All children in the rural dis have to change their after School officials fielded calls sch001 sc h«J u,es * 1 > k Scout trict are elidible for bus trans-1 The vice-president said the| from parcnts who Faid they troo P s and dancp tcachers and nortation and the earliest pick- rare if their children j up was around 7 a.m. while soldiers with dogs pa-jscnate subcommittees a te — they wouldn’t let A Westchester county. N. Y Mj Bayne said children riding the;trolled the meadows at the were committee subpoenas -‘ ,,,km K djd n - t the documents were too broad' and .sweeping and that the panel should consider making “some refinements in the demand, cutting it down to things that are more relevant to the committee’s responsibilities.” I Some 4(H) troops and police i with machine guns, tanks and I armored cars are covering Heathrow International airport; in an alert unprecedented in j British peacetime history. The troops were sent to Windsor [because the castle lies on one of the flight paths into Heathrow. Police stopped and searched hundreds of cars on side roads say he is optimistic on this mat- planning to make some type of ter. proposal this week for a dia ne said an important factor in ! logue between the major export-determining whether rationing crs and consumers of oil to prewill become necessary is the vent worldwide depression that leakage in the Arab oil embargo would be injurious to both effect on a gallon, recent weeks. ! plus the markup in President Nixon was reported jj an . rj or 7 cents whichever is higher. In late 1973. an additional one cent a gallon increase was a1- Report Reveals Banks' Power in Large Firms WASHINGTON (AP them set out in the dark Washington county woman raid the change to Day- buses will be picked up 30 min-|edge of the light Saving time had caused u tes later than the normal time formed rill now Washington county Md * caving lime nan c auseu u tcs later than the norm; school Officials said they had P^ems “emotionally and phy- so tho earliest pickup wi been flooded with calls. A s . M ^ . ( or r d a e . ar .? Is 1 around 7:30 a m spokesman for the Mecklenberg, N. C However, he said he had **^jtrict said “We’ve discussed the possibility of a (Continued Page 3, Col. 5) ★ ★ ★ Charlotte-school dishad calls from people conc their kids going to dark. There’ve been no mishaps daughter who has to walk half a The 30 minutes will be made block to the school bus. up during the day by cutting She said her daughter, “like down on homeroom periods and Two “The role of institutional have Nestors is of course not limited charged that control of many of to the acquisition and sale of the nation's largest corporations stock and the right, in many is hidden from government reg-j cases, to vote it,” the report ulators and concentrated in the said. “Some institutional inves- lowed. Meantime, the council is considering a formula based on current supply curtailments. Outlets owned and operated by oil companies themselves are subject to an entirely different pricing mechanism. The test case was brought by Murray Anderson, a Texaco stain.! tion operator in Waycross, Ga., and Joseph (irish, who handles Marathon produets in Sterling Heights, Mich. They said they brought the challenge on behalf of 165,000 other independents. “Discriminatory” By Carl IV Leubsdorf WASHINGTON (AP) -Vice president Ford has sent President Nixon a message from Republican members of congress, urging a resumption of “Operation Candor” and suggesting tile possibility of compromising the new Watergate tapes controversy. Ile carefully supported Nixon’s refusal to give the senate Watergate committee more than 500 tapes and documents and restated his Iwlief in the President’s innocence. Yet he demonstrated a position independent of the White House in bv? first 1974 appearance, l acing Trouble Iii so doing, Ford appeared to be much a spokesman lop congressional Republic ans facing trouble at the |>olls em next November as for the battled President. Interviewed on the NRC radio television program “Meet the Press” on his one month anniversary of becoming vicepresident, Ford indicated he was disappointed by the White House decision to curtail the Watergate counter attack and disclosure program known as “Operation Candor.’’ “I hope and trust, despite what I understand with some reluctance at the present time, that the President will continue v it Ii Operation Can dor,” Ford said He also said tie would like to see “full disclosure, or a white paper involving the ITT matter, and the socalled milk fund con tribution,” plus summaries of the original Watergate tapes. The White House, which had originally indicated the ITT airfield. Other uni-troops and plainclothesmen patrolled inside terminals. British newspapers said the !hands of a ver - v fcw ins,itu,lonaI .tors make loans to companies in Their complaint said gasoline cordon was ordered late Friday'* n v e s I 0 r s » especially large;which they invest, or provide in-!dealers had been singled out inied" about youngsters, is difficult to Ret;reducing class modules by • ba " k *' . surance coverage. 'from other small business men school in the U P 111 *ke morning and in the minute or two. Bavne said the! .£ ha j i . „ . i 1 a 419[ Ja ge report, two gov-i Their representatives often for unfair discrimination by ar- .(roosts had smuggled three Sovi-j ernme nt operations subcommit-jsit on the companies’ boards of bitrary methods. et SAM-* anti-aircraft m *ss*J^ s ; tees said they found “a massive; directors. Sometimes institu- U.S. District Judge Barrington! Libya to Europe to strikefcover-up of the extent to which tional investors help facilitate ton Parker barred enforcement of the regulations temporarily on the ground that they were discriminatory and violated the [Constitution’s guarantee of “due process of law.” But the temporary emergency * ,» . j . | . __ , . it.iuMii nnmituut fir * Another report said that sev- iContinued Page 3, Col. (Continued: Page 3, Col. 3.1 Ford Wants Nixon Candor Resumed and milk fund details might be made public before Christmas, has talked of a mid-January release while intimating there will be no release of transcripts or summaries of the Watergate tapes. “Uke Myself When Ford was asked how GOP lawmakers would act to curtailment of Operation Candor, lie said, “I think most R e p ii I) I i c a n members of congress will react somewhat like myself.” Art for Nixon’s defiance of the Watergate committee’s subpoenas, Ford said he sup jxirts it because the demand was so sweeping “and doesn t appear to have any relevance to the committee's legislative ambitions and objectives . . .’’ In what appeared to be his own view, since lie later said he has not discussed the issue in depth with Nixon, Ford said there “may be an area of compromise” if the committee proves willing to refine and narrow its request. Asked if he would recommend compromis*' to the While House. Ford said “if there is such a refinement, it is within the realm of inability.” Thus Ford demonstrated how hi' hopes to carry out his dual responsibility of In'ing ImiMi a spokesman for the White House and the advocate of openness and compromise he pledged to be during Ills confirmation hearings. The question now is whether his message will have any impact on President Nixon and how it will affect relations be tween the President and Ford “Street Names” at flying civilian jetliners. holdings of stock have become or block merger? The missile can reportedly be I concentrated.” dismantled and hidden in a suit- Overall .... ......... case. It is fired from a shoulder ( ' hase Nianhattan Bank wasThe In man > cases > tht launcher and homes in on the s j n ^.| t . largest stockholder in 20 said> t ^ 1t> ,rue * dentit * €S heat of the plane's jet exhaust, companies; First National City!institutional stockholders were Bank in nine; Morgan Guaranty kllkk ‘ n behind^ nominee* or in four; Bankers Trust and; s trcet names. Chemical Bank in three each; hor example, Chase Manhat-and Bank of New- York. Bank of i^ an ^ ank frequent I v appears America and First National Bank of Chicago in two each. (Continued Page 3. Col. 3> Today s Index Comics 15 by tin* chairmen. Senators Lee Courthouse 3 Metcalf (D-Mont.) and Edmund Crossword . 15 Muskie (D-Maine). Daily Record I 17 Banks Deaths I Editorial Features i “At least 28 institutions are ! Farm I known to manage investment ! Financial Iii portfolios in excess of $5 billion Marion 7 each,” the report said. The list j Movies . 14 of those 28 institutions included Society x 17 of the nation s largest banks Sports I lit and seven of the largest insur State I ance companies. Telex ision 5 The consequences of concen Want Ads 18-21 tration of control are extensive, the subcommittees reported Bank under the names of Cutld & Co. Kane & Co. and Egger & Co First National City Bank also is known by the street Gerlach & Co . Weber & Co., Thomas IL Co. and King & Co. “The consequence of this continuing use of nominees in ownership renorts to federa court of appeals, established to hear price stabilization cases, ruled that the plaintiffs had not exhausted the available administrative methods for obtaining relief from the Cost of Liv- . mg Council. names of * the operators regula-r-up of the extent to which holdings of stock have become concentrat- tors is a massive cover up of had said this placed appeals power with the same individuals who had rejected their earlier arguments and argued that further administrative procedures would impose financial burdens from which no recovery is possible. It noted that a translation of nominee names is possible only through use of a little known publication called the Nominee List, published by the American (Continued: Page 5, Col 4 i Iii <(«i|*.v (Ii ne I* lr A husband who is busy as a bee may wake up to find his honey missing. -Copyright
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