Cedar Rapids Gazette, January 19, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette

January 19, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - January 19, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Weather- ( hance of drizzle Ionian t, lows in 30s. Cloudy Sunday, highs in DOS. VOLUME (12 NUMMER Osj rn Mar CITY FINAL IO CENTS CUDAK RAPIDS, IDWA, SATURDAY, JANI ARY Kl, 1(174 ASSOCIATED PRESS, UPI, NEW YORK TIMES CHINESE 13 Reported Making Progress Missing in On Energy" — Nixon Ship Crash WASH I NOCON dent Nixon said (AID — Presi-1 He NEW ORLEANS (AID - A woman and her 5-year-old son were among about* 13 persons still missing Saturday after an oil tanker and a freighter collided in light fog and burst into flames on the Mississippi river Friday. Two persons were killed. Rescuers in helicopters and boats waited for fog to lift before resuming the search for the missing from the tanker Key (Photo on Picture Page) Saturday that, l°rteinate “I am glad to be able to report ^us ^ar that we are making solid progress" in dealing with the energy crisis. lf the American people continue to cooperate, he said in a nationwide radio broadcast, "we can avoid hardships this winter and we can avoid gas rationing this spring. . . "It is your sacrifice that is making the difference. "You deserve the credit . . . with continued cooperation, we all have good reason to hope for the best. I will do all in my power to avoid gas ration- Trader — loaded with 18.000 lnf»-tons of fuel oil, gasoline and avi-    Chs    Saving ation fuel — and the Norwegian Nixon said that, although the freighter Bauno, carrying alu-^ Arab oil embargo continues, the minion orc.    nation    has received some oil Poor visibility also hindered | which was not expected. coast guard firefighting boats as, „c said that the volun,ary they ringed the ships, which ^an on gasn|jne sa|es on sun_ collided near a wildlife refuge day resu|te(j jn consumption about 75 miles south of New dlirjng December which was 9 , al?S'percent below expectations. And I don t think this has really the plea to ,ower h()mc tem_ affected the game refuge, a features, he said, resulted in coast guard spokesman said. a fue| saving of 16 percent said the nation has been in that the weather' this winter has been1 warmer than normal. Nixon said rumors that gasoline prices will rise to $1 a gallon are just as ridiculous, as! he put it, as the predictions that bread prices may reach $1 a loaf. Oil Companies The American people cannot afford to pay such prices, he said, and he assured his hearers that they will not have to pay them. He pledged that he will do everything in his power to see that the major oil companies do not make unconscionable profits as a result of the fuel shortage. When congress reconvenes on Monday, he said, he will urge it to act immediately on a law to avoid windfall profits. Nixon said he will propose also legislation to require the oil companies to provide a full and constant inventory of costs, reserves and the like. Meantime, he said, he has directed the Federal Energy Office to conduct full audits of the records of all major oil companies, and it There was no major pollution 19000 homes surveyed in New has several hundred agents in associated with it.    ;    E ,an(| .,|onfv    ,hc    fi0|d. 61 Rescued The missing woman’s husband -ngland He reported also that use of electricity has declined IO per- and another son were among |cen *___ the 61 persons rescued Friday after the ships collided. The Baune’s second engineer, John Eggcn, 44, said his wife, 42. and two sons. 13 and 5, were aboard as part of a holiday trip. After the collision, he said, "I left my wife and children and went to the cabin to get our life ! vests. But when I returned I could sec nothing because of all fiv'e RussVans’on charges they the smoke. I found ray oldest engaged jn ac(jvj(ies |n ^ boy but I couldst find my wile Sovio, emba jn Pekj |h(, and the little one.    official    Hsinhua news agency Eggen and the older boy were rep0rtcd rescued from a lifeboat by the Th(, Sovio, forei(,n minjstry coast guard.    .said it knew nothing about the A coast guard spokesman said i c;kS0 Ch ina Expels 5 Russians; Spy Charge ‘‘Snow Job” lf their reports are not satisfactory, he said, he will ask the heads of the major oil companies to meet with him in Washington and discuss the matter. "I shall not allow the Ameri-I can people to be the victim of a snow job " Nixon said. He disputed speculation that the energy crisis doesn’t really1 TOKYO (AP) — China Satur exist. "The shortages are genu-* day said it ordered expulsion of;ine«” be said* ‘‘Thpy maY become more severe and they arc potentially therefore dangerous.” He said the nation must move forward in efforts to achieve! self-sufficiency, and meanwhile | he has asked leaders of the) major oil-consuming countries! Ships Reported Sunk In Duel Over Islands SAIGON (UPI) — South Viet- ministry said Saigon ordered 18 nam fought land and sea battles I Chinese fishermen off the is-with Communist China Saturday lands this week. They were es-'near an (isolated atoll in the corted by naval ships. South China sea. The Saigon command reported sinking a Chinese gunboat, but said one of its warships was sunk and another damaged. It said two navy commandos were killed and two wounded in a land clash with Chinese troops. The two ships reported sunk in the two-hour naval battle each were believed to have carried crews of more than IOO men. "No Interest in Islands"—U.S. WASHINGTON (UPI) - Tho state department said it was ‘‘concerned'’ about reports of fighting over the Paracel Islands but added that the U. S. plans no immediate action. Spokesmen said: "We have no interest in the islands or in particular The battle was near an island defending anybody’s in the Paracel group, a desolate claim to them.” archipelago about 200 miles east The (iash did put the U. S. in of South Vietnam’s central an awkward position because of coast. Vietnam and China have its long-time alliance with South disputed the sovereignty of the Vietnam and its more recent ef-islands for more than 150 years, forts to establish friendly rela-The South Vietnamese foreign lions with China. ministry called the battle a "brutal act of war by Communist China against an independent and sovereign nation.’’ "Defeated Many” Declines Answer Spokesmen said the fighting — UPI Telephoto TAPE EXPERT — Richard Bolt, head of the technicians who conducted Watergate tape tests, leaves U.S. district court in Washington during a break in tne healings. At the right is Thomas Stockham, another technician. Tape Case to Grand Jury had not resulted in U. S. military movements and they expected none. A Pentagon The statement warned. "In spokesman declined to answer the course of their history, the questions on the current loca-Vietnamese people have defeat- tions of Seventh fleet vessels cd many foreign aggressors, that normally patrol in the Today, the government and peo- South China sea. pie of the Republic of (South) The South Vietnamese would Vietnam are no less determined using U.S.-supplied vessels to defend the integrity of their and other military equipment in national territory."    any new fighting and it was The battle "once again points considered possible the govem-to the expansionist and imperi- ment would discourage the South alistic policy consistently pur- Vietnamese from pursuing a sued by Communist China, as course leading to confrontation illustrated by its annexation of with China. Tibet, invasion of Korea and at- jhe state department had not tacks against India. ’ the min- deen jn communication with the kstry said    Saigon government in the first The New China news agency. hours after the fighting was did not mention the clash on its reported. regular broadcast monitored in__ Hong Kong. Nationalist China Saturday is-j sued a statement reasserting its claim to the Paraceis. But official sources said it would not I j send troops to the area "now or J in the foreseeable future." 13 Are Held by Trapped Bandit confusion    over    tin*    number    of    Chinese broadcast    said    to send representatives to Wash- WASHINGTON (AID    ( ding    appropriate. He noiod    that    the court    apparent!) never had persons aboard,    compounded    by.Fjfst SetT0tary v j \larchcnko:    ington Feb ll to discuss their lhe “dis‘»nct possibility    of un-    White House lawyers had    rec-    been recorded language problems, left in doubt and his wife. Third Secretary U.! mutual problems.    ,awfuI induct on the part of ommcnded suc h a move Nov. Th were a fe)ephone con_ the number missing. Indications A Semenov and his wife and A    one or more persons, ’ U.S. Dis- -    ......»-• were that 13 remained unac- A Kolosov, an interpreter in the    bole Master    I    trict Judge John J. Sirica Fri- countedfor. he said.    office of the Soviet military at-! Me promised that he will send day referred the case of the The Key Trader^ owned by the jeft china Saturday after- COngreSS a broad package of 1 non-existent and damaged Wa- noon    j    new energy initiatives designed tergate tapes to a grand jury. The broadcast said Vice-1 to achieve self-sufficiency.    He    said    he    would    consider    it Foreign Minister Yu Chan    sum-    "We can and will achieve the . "a dereliction of duty to    fermi-1    “If a subpoena is issued to    him,    former nioned Soviet Ambassador    V. S. jgreat goal of Project Indepen- nato the present inquiry without    we’ll deal with it at that time.”    John W Keys?,tone Tankship Corp of Wilmington, Del., and the Bauno locked together on impact in a wide stretch of river beside the Delta Migratory Waterfowl Refuge. “Quite a Blast” "There was quite an explosion that sent flames 200 to 300 feet in the air," said James Bartee, assistant manager of the refuge* Dis-121, the day they notified the    Wcn judge of the existence of the ulfv,,i0n on ^unr 20, 19/2. be-gap    tween Nixon and former Attor- When asked if President ney General John N. Mitchell Nixon would testify if called by and an April 15. 1973. meeting the grand jury. St. Clair said, between the President White House counst Dean. Tolstikov Saturday morning and    deuce, where energy is    con-    further action of any sort. Sub-i Technically, Sirica’s order re-    The White House said the concerned,” Nixon said. "We,    the    stantial questions remained un- ferred the matter to the special    venation with Mitchell took American people, will be    the    answered.”    Watergate prosecutor, Leon Ja-    place on a telephone not includ- handed him a protest note. Soviet Contact "On the evening of Jan. 15. the five made secret contact with Soviet-sent agent Li Hung- shu and another person in the The upper dock of the Bauno outskjr|s ((f pok han(fj was burned out. and fires cm*"'ovrr and tinucd to burn in the forward holds of the tanker. Mel Harrison of Monahans, Texas, aboard the tanker, sald,.^ means of secret writing, The starboard pait of t e slip forgt,d b()rder passes and other facilities and money for espio- ovcr and receiving intelligence, c 0 ii n t e r revi iutionary documents. radio transmitter and receiver. communication timeta- sole master of our fate.” Driver Stricken, Child Halts Bus GRANTS PASS, Ore (AP) - was completely in flames. Dark smoke covered the whole ship He said they lowered the lifeboat and 30 men jammed aboard Then (’apt William Taylor boarded, the last to leave. Burning oil leaked into the river, and firefighters .sprayed foam on it to prevent a burning p]lek from moving downriver. The oil extended a mile below the ship hut broke up in turbulent water caught by Chin- The bus was traveling uphill public security personnel about 45 miles per hour on In-j™1 militiamen With culprits iterate 5 Friday when driver l,ca King in Hospital OSLO (AID Norway's King Olav, 70. suffering from pneumonia, has been admitted to ,i hospital, the palace announced Saturday mage aetivitu "They were esc and militiamen With culpr and material evidence at hand, their crimes are conclusively established.” The broadcast claimed Soviet e rn b a s s y officials "using various legal cloaks and abusing diplomatic privileges, have engaged iii espionage in China under Hu* direction of Soviet authorities " "Most Frantic” State police say a 10-year-old doing in the' handling of the Wa* boy climbed into the driver’s tergate tapes, seat and    halted    a    school    bus    "Further,    the American peo- carrying    45 students after    the    pl* should    bear in mind that operator    suffered    a    fatal heart    the focus of    the investigation by attack.    the federal    grand jury is primarily how    the tape may have been erased, not what the tape Within an hour, the White worski, with a recommendation House issued a statement say- that the prosecutor consider a ing. "It would be wrong to grand jury probe, conclude on the basis of Judge Jaworski immediately re-Sirica's decision that any indi- sponded: "It is our purpose in vidual within the White House is conjunction with the PBI to guilty of impropriety or wrong- conduct an gat ion into matter and exhaustive investi-all phases of the any relevant infor-be referred to the mat ion will grand jury.” Began Oct. SI Sirica announced Ins decision on the 19th day of hearings that began last Oct. 31, into what „    „ . _    .    had happened to tapes of sub- Ruth Bond. 54. toppled from her    M.    (loir    Comment    poenaed presidential converso. seat, I s'I ice said.    James    I)    St.    Clair, the Horton Bons nbout Watergate. "I ran up and    put    the brakes    lawyer who recently took    com-    On Oct. 30 the White House in. on and turned    the    key off,”    niand of the White House    legal    formed him that two of the sub- fifth-grader Jack    Wytcherley    team working on the tapes    case.!    poenaed conversations the Pres told officers.    called Sirica's move "entirely    ident had agreed to turn over to cd in the taping system and the April meeting went unrecorded due to a breakdown in the system. Long (tap Far more difficult to explain was the 18Dt-minute gap in the tape of a June 20. 1972, conversation between the President and then-White House chief of staff ll. R. Haldeman. It took , place three days alter the breakin at Democratic national headquarters and the obliterated segment contained all references to the incident. Rose Mary Woods, the President’s personal secretary, lias testified that she thought six* might have caused part of that gap when (Cont inned HOLSTON (IPD — A bandit trapped trying to rob a grocery Fishermen Ousted    Saturday took 13 hostages, fired What began with expulsion of ^ome shots inside the store and 18 Communist Chinese fisher- j began bargaining with authori-men from the islands two days ties. ago threatened to escalate into Police, who surrounded the a major crisis.    store, said apparently no one The Saigon command said a was hurt. A spokesman said South Vietnamese ship was hit the shots were fired "to let us and probably by a Styx surface-to- know he means business.” surface missile and tank.    The    spokesman    said the gun- It said South Vietnamese war- man had seen police atop build-ships pounded a Chinese ground ings in the area and threatened force with naval guns, "likely”!to kill the hostages one after causing heavy casualties.    another if they were not re- Both ships believed sunk were moved. The police on the build-former U.S. navy coastal patrol ings were either removed or escorts, which carry crews of'hidden, just over IOO The Chinese seized some when they took over the mainland in 1949 The U.S. navy turned some over to South Vietnam during its involvement in the Indochina war. U. S. Diplomat Roughed Up in Soviet Scuffle Ships Retreat The South Vietnamese navy "disengaged” at noon, retreating behind islands of the chain, the Saigon command said By late afternoon, the two navies were about six miles from each other, well within Schorer, 33, a native of Connec-gun range.    ticut, was taken to a Soviet Saigon isaid Chinese forces police station after the Jan. IO 'accidentally 0P°nec* *‘re on a ^ou,b Vietnam- incident and released after he esc patrol on Duncan island, got in touch with his fellow dip-one of tlx* Paraceis, at 8 30 a m. lomats. WASHINGTON (UPI) - The state department said Saturday that the U.S. vice-consul in Leningrad was roughed up in a street scuffle w itll unidentified Russians and has returned to Wye U.S. with his family. The department said David she Page 2. Col. 5 ) \\ Devil Expelled" by Ancient Rite Today's Index Church a Comics 3 Courthouse 2 Crossword 9 Daily Record Deaths 9 Editorial Features 4 Financial Kl Marion Ii Movies 5 Sports . 7, 8 Television 6 Want Ads III.! It accused the Soviets of "stealing secret intelligence and surreptitiously setting up counter revolutionary organiza! lions aimed at subverting the dictatorship of the proletariat in China. Their criminal activities! have been most frantic.” Yu’s note said such espionage activities "are wholly incompatible with normal functions of diplomatic personnel.” It said the Russians had "trampled on accepted principles of interna-lienal law" and "violated (’luna s sovereignty.” "These facts show the utter hypocrisy of the Soviet author! ties’ claim that they want to I normalize relations between the Soviet Union and China,” the note said SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) A Jesuit priest said Friday that In* performed the ancient Roman Catholic rite of exorcism to expel a devil that harassed a young family by throwing shoos and setting towels afire. The Rev. Karl Pazelt said the recent case of a young couple and their 2-year-old child who experienced "attacks of the devil ’ was one of two for which Archbishop Jo soph McGueken approved the ritual to drive off Satan Pazelt, 57, said the family war so harassed by tin* "dis turbanees caused by the evil one" that it could get only two hours' sleep a night, just before dawn Disturbances included "throwing around of shoes, breaking windows, putting towels on fire, hitting them and thousands of other dirty tricks,” he said Pazelt performed the first exorcism rite last Aug 19 and followed Milt on 13 other occasions until "the last one, on Sept. 18, set them free." The rite includes the words, "I command you, whoever you are. unclean spirit, and all of your associates obsessing this friend of Clod ... I command you to obey iii all these things nor ever again offend this creature of God " Pazelt, pastor of Our Lady of Fatima church and director of t h e Catholic Russian center, said he performed the rite alone but was assisted by "hundreds and hundreds of people praying ” He was called into the ease by a nun, one of several religious and medical officials the family asked for help. The ease developed atter circulation of the popular novel, “The Exorcist” but before local showing of the controversial film of the same name Pazelt said there was an important difference between the family's experience and tin* movie plot. In the film a young girl was the victim of demonic possession in which "the devil takes over the bodily functions of the victim." said the family “possession" in devil is not in the around tin* peo- The priest experienced which "the people but pie ' The family lives in Daly City, a San Francisco suburb. Pazelt said it was the first exorcism he had performed but that since he has performed another in Sacramento. Catholic officials avoided comment on tin* Daly City ease. The archdiocesan communications center said numerous calls have been received since the movie’s opening from persons fearing they were jxissessed by the devil. However, a spokesman said many turned out to be emo-tioi ally disturbed people. two commandos were killed and two wounded. Communist casualties were not known. At 10:22 a.m., the command said, "a Chinese Communist patrol craft opened fire on the V ietnamese n a v y destroyer Tran Khanh Du. The destroyer was therefore forced to return fire in self-defense, setting the Chinese Communist craft afire, j The destroyer suffered light 'damage." More Troops The Saigon command said one order company and one platoon of trois Chinese troops about 125 men April landed on Dunean and more government forces were ordered into the archipelago. South Vietnam has maintained a small force of mili-| tinmen on Robert island in the I Paraceis for several years, and has occasionally manned a weather station. TIX' South Vietnamese foreign It denied he was beaten and said he suffered no serious injuries. Protests have been made to Soviet authorities in both Moscow and Washington, the department said There was no explanation why its account of the incident was held up for a week Strict Controls TOKYO (AID — Japanese ficia of* i decided Saturday to strict car emission conin three phases beginning I. 1975. I lulu tl's t Inn' Ii lr With all the modern equipment now, about the only thing in a household that is hand-washed these days is the people,    CoevrioM } ;

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