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January 24, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - January 24, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Weather~ Curtly cloudy, whim) ct tonight. I/ows tonight IS lo 20. Sunny, warm cr rrtday, with hiuhs 38 to 42. VOLUME 92 NUMBER 15 LO CITY FINAL IO CENTS CUDAK RAPIDS, IOWA, THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 1974 ASSOCIATED PRESS, UPI, NEW YORK TIMES KROGH GETS MONTH Jackson WASHINGTON (UPI) - Senator Henry Jackson <D-Wash.) called Thursday for rolling back crude oil prices and then holding them to ceilings tied to actual cost increases. He said his proposal would apply the rollback-freeze to all petroleum products, which would cover gasoline and heating oil among other products. In preparer! senate remarks accompanying introduction of a hill, Jackson said oil companies were getting much more for their domestic production than the price they claimed they needed a year ago. Senate Democrats .strongly backer! Jackson’s efforts. Meanwhile, energy chief William Simon announced that the Federal Energy Office is drawing up regulations to control propane prices and is considering ordering rollbacks. We are working right now, and will have within a reasonable period of time, hopefully within the next week, new price regulations on propane,” Simon said. Jackson, ciiairman of the senate investigations subcommittee which questioned executives ol the fop seven oil companies for] three days this week, said the | industry giants conceded prices I were too high j Simon Opposed Prison Sentence for Plumbers' Chieftain Egil Krogh Nixon Asks School Aid Revamping WASHINGTON <AF) - Ugli I Krogh, jr , boss of the White | House plumbers, was sentenced [Thursday to serve six months in i prison for the burglary of Daniel Ellsberg’s psychiatrist He I was the first top-level White House staffer to be sent to prison. Krogh, 34. told the judge he is “sad and sorry” about what he did , official government action.    , , .    4    4 U. S. District Judge Gerhardt hfe huad llslened to a ta?f    program    he    said Gazette Leased VV ires WASHINGTON - President Nixon asked congress Thursday to scrap more than 30 ‘‘Great meeting was the only direct con- Society” education programs because ‘‘it represented anitact he had with th(* President]and appropriate $7 6 billion in on the plumbers’ work. He said a revamped federal education Cebell said KroRh had mad* ani0' ,hat eloquent statement hut "any n'ini| * n0 punishment short of jail would1 l0ne in the court's view be made- In an* event thf 1 quate would give and Ellsberg’s I more flexibility and authority appear to be to local communities. Breaking from tradition, Nix-I received no Ion sent an education message 2-Year Probation Krogh was sentenced to two to six years in prison but the judgi 1 said he 'only six specific instruction or authority whatsoever regarding the breakin from the President, directly or indirectly.” The decision where Krogh will outlining the program to congress before delivering his State of the Union message, the normal vehicle for outlining such plans would have to serve servp his term will be made by! He also disclosed for the first months of it and re-'the federal bureau of prisons. jtime the $7 6 billion figure, an REOPENING HEARINGS — Chairman Sam Ervin and Vice-chairman Howard Baker of the senate Watergate committee are shown at Wednesday’s meeting at which the panel decided to reopen its hearings. Hughes Gift Seen as Panel Focus WASHINGTON (AP) — The j trust division had blocked the $100,000 campaign gift from bd- purchase, but sources said then-Suuon promptly opposed Jack-1 iionajre Howard Hughes and a <’en* Mitchell over- son’s move. He said last year's »    ,    ,    .    ruled the division after a meet- *___'    ,    ,    y    .    .    subsequent    reversal    of    position    ..... price freezes on food — marked by such things as drowning of baby chicks because of low prices — showed that' an uneconomic price” is paid for such restraints. Jackson and Simon earlier appeared together in an interview i    . on the CBS-TV Morning News I program Simon for the second day in a row urged against hasty legislative remedies that might aggravate rather than improve the energy crisis by discouraging oil companies from searching for new oil sources In this country. JackiSon said after the third day of his hearings Wednesday The sources said there is also!tiling a final report later. a good chance that Herbert I pending on developments Kalmbach. Nixon's former pre de main on probation for two years. He gave Krogh IO days to straighten out his affairs before starting the term Krogh had been the assistant to John Ehrliehman, presider j tial domestic adviser, when he was assigned the task of head-j ing the White House special investigation unit—nicknamed the plumbers—which later broke into the offices of Dr. liewis Fielding in Beverly Hills. Calif Krogh had pled guilty to a 'single count of violating Fielding's civil rights and could have been sentenced to IO years in prison and a $10,000 fine. Called by Nixon In a statement distributed to newsmen Thursday by his law- Nov. 30 Plea increase of $2 5 billion over federal education spending in Krogh s guilty plea and sen- 1970. fencing are the first in the Field- “No matter the faith or fam ing breakin by White House ily circumstance, each child agents seeking the files on Pen- should have equal access to a tagon Papers defendant Ells- good education,” Nixon said. bere He 30. Unlike entered his plea last Nov other defendants Continued Page 3. (’ol. 6. in Belgian Fire Fatal to 25 Schoolboys File written questions with the ,    ,    .A.          .    ,    ,    ,    President, and make these ques- subsequent reversal of position , wi|h Hughes a|dp Richard sonal lawyer and campaign,,^ pub|ie jf Njxon does mt by the justice department to let | panner    fundraiser, would be recalled to agree to met But the sources added that the. discuss receipt of a donation tee HKUSDEN, Belgium (AP) Twenty-five schoolboys Key Points I The program includes: Request for a supplemental appropriation of $2.85 billion for the current fiscal year which will be used for the school year beginning in September in order | to provide prior funding and facilitate budget planning for school districts. This amount was not included in the $7 6 j billion figure A phasing out of the “impact Hughes buy a are expected Las Vegas hotel to take center senate investigators have been,from the dairy industry in 1969    The partisan split in deciding j summoned    to President Nixon' stage as the senate Watergateunadje to prove Mitchell knew However, they said 'treasury I to reopen the hearings was evi- office committee    reopens hearings I abwd |hf il00 (100 Kif| and thpy    - next week.    pointed out that the hotel pur- Sources —    — laid” program of federal assayer, Krogh said that on July 24, {'    ^    d i e d anoe ^ schoo, dislricts mth 1971, a day after the New York I Wednesday night in a fire that j large numbers of students from Times published the IJ S fall burned out a dormitory of a federal installations such as with the commit-J back position in the strategic I Roman Catholic boarding school military posts. arms talks at Helsinki, he was jn jdls smajj town in northeast More operating funds for the said the was held and donation. Belgium Police I pre-school Headstart program land money “to insure that all Secretary John Connally. who at j dent at a new s conference ati He said Nixon appeared1 ^0|,ce said 4/ other young j children participating in Head-one time    appeared to be the w hich Baker referred to himself    “deeply troubled by this unau- J boys escaped from the building. I start can obtain a nourishing the milk fund as “vanquished.”    thorized disclosure and directed The    blaze may have been [breakfast and lunch.” longer a likely “My motion, which was de-    me to expand the work of the caused    by a youngster smoking Further consolidation of witness.    Teated, said in effect that all    (plumbersI unit to cover it " (in bed    and falling asleep, police present vocational education tt ,    ,    _    ,    n    ,    The    decision    to    reopen    the    I    things    have    come    to    an    end    and    Krogh    said    Nixon    ‘    made    j    sources    say. came    as    Hughes    was    Deputy    counsel    Rufus    Edmis-|commjttee    hearings after two | that whether we like it or not as    I clear that the protection of na-; Most    cf the approval    to    purchase [ten    said    Rebozo will    be    among j months came Wednesday on a .chase plan later fell through for!^ocal P°*nt later re- other reasons.    (probe,    was    no turned to Hughes by President I j Nixon’s friend C. G. “Bebe’i    lo    tall    Rebozo ] Rebozo. seeking the Dunes hotel and casino. I the witnesses called The justice department’s anti-1 week’s hearings in nexf 4-3 party line vote. The committee, noting programs and merger of “exist victims were as- mg authorities in adult educa Republicans or Democrats the I tional security information must Jphvxiated in their beds and ap- tion ” I center and focus of attention in [“outweigh any individual re- parently did not wake up before that j this country has shifted into anlluctance to lie detector tests the flames caught them House Unit Probes UNI Lobbyist Change that there was no hard evidence that the oil companies contrived j „ Fruk N    Norpel    insisted    that    his    mo........ .    . ,. Wal„ to produce the crisis. But he '    ..    (President    Nixon    ami    the    Water- said they profited from it.    DES MOINES — Members of|,lon ')fl brought to a vote. but gaje committee Press Secre Jackson questioned Thursday the Iowa house appropriation’s1 Riley argued that it was alary Ronald Ziegler also denied the effect of some of Nixon’s subcommittee on education want jwaste of time” to discuss such (bat the White House had ever proposals to hold down profi j(now w^y ^ university of subjects and proposed that ac->reitdve<* an' re(luest ,n’ a jeering such a.s^n^tn!Northern Iowa changed lob-!lion be deferred because there tration S brand of legislation lo    ...    .. !u;oi nut nnnrum nf cope with windfall profits.' Thisjbyists at the legislature th,s!members pr^ent Nixon had never responded to j j n q u i r y into impeachment.” Baker said. Committee Chairman Sam Ervin < D-N. C.) said he feels it • Continued Page 3. Col. 3) IRA's First Air Attack Is Dud its various requests for a meeting with him, also renewed its request for a face-to-face meet-1 ing At the White House, a spokesman said Thursday there is no plan for any meeting between j that the ; mg “H leaks President was order- A $1.3 billion program for providing grants to needy students instructed that further would not be allowed and out this m- , sible for carrying striation ” Krogh said that the concern expressed by Nixon “fired up: End is not adequate, frankly,” he said. Jackson said he thought the President’s legislative package was a good beginning, hut not enough, particularly because it did not close a depletion allowance loophole. The law, he said, permits the deduction to he claimed even though the money is not spent. Jackson maintained the de- j plction allowance was not, asj intended, acting as an incentive for domestic exploration, new drilling and plant expansion year ' They voted. 7 to 0. at a joint meeting with their senate counterpart Thursday morning, to [invite Executive Secretary R. W’avne Richey of the state board of regents to give them1 the answer. Will Respond Contacted at his office Richey said he would have no comment other than to cav "I will respond at thc^ appropriate time.” State Rep Richard Norpel ll)-. Believue I brought the matter up at the joint meeting bv making “The real cause. I think, ofia motion to invite Richey to ap our shortage at home, stems I pear Norpel then suggested that house members vote on their own and this was done with all seven representatives voting to ask Richey to appear at a future meeting Thane who voted for the motion in addition to Norpel were Reps Glenn Brockett (R-Marshalitown); Keith Dunton (^Thornburg); Donald Eippold (R Waterloo). Adrian Brmck .meeting Urge All three Republican | members of the committee urged shutting down th** probe Sen Howard Raker < R Term i said he wanted the investigative files turned over to the house judiciary committee, which is considering the possible impeachment of the President BELF AST t AP I - The Irish Republican Army launched its first air attack Thursday, dropping from a helicopter two!took place milk churns filled with explo- “doubles*? sives, the British army said I John Dean of the unit’s work Dean Report He said the Fielding The bombs did not explode One of the churns landed Strabane. and the other hit outside the posts sandbagged perimeter, the army said “It was a clumsy attack ” an army officer at military head could The committee also voted to Seek a limited extension of its quarters said ‘But i authority beyond the Fob 28 have been bloody if the cutoff date set by the senate to: had exploded .    ..    ,    .pursue    lbs    court    suits    to    obtain    Strabane    a    a    mainl> West fotnli, Berwyn White House documents    (Catholic town on the A window between the dormi- for college and other po.st sectary and an exit staircase was ondary educational needs Cur-found clawed It could have rently the average grant is $260 served as an escape route, but and is limited to entering fresh made me feel personally rapon- apparently no one tried to open men. Under the new proposal it    grants of up to $1,400 would bi* The building was one of a provided depending on need group of brick, concrete and A supplementary program to .....    .    glass structures at the School of (guarantee student loans for and overshadowed every aspect c . u „ ,    ...    •.    .    ,    .    .    ... ,u     ,    ..    •    y    the Sacred Heart, which the St. other students who need finan Francis Brothers operate The etal assistance school is in a park and is isolated from Heusden One source said there were 225 other boarders in the school. The fire did not spread to their1 dormitory buildings The burned dormitory was built in 1926 and had three stories. The fire broke out on I the top floor, where the boy! slept in cubicles, separated byint>w P^an ,s (° consolidate the wooden partitions. The children sleeping on other floors fled bv the staircase Authorities said it appeared LIBERTY. N.Y i AP)- Eight the fire caught slowly at first.j persons died Thursday when giving off thick fumets that as-j Roman fire raced through an apart breakin in that context and this explain a why has reported that I in told him that instructions for the breakin had come direct In the police station compound at from the Oval office But Krogh said the July 24 Blare in Apartment House Kills Eight bomb* A new grant program designed to solve specific problems caused by school desegregation. A eon solid a tion of eight dif- f e r e n t programs for handicapped children into four broader categories The main thrust of Nixon's educational programs begun under President Lyndon Johnson into broad categories of fed erat assistance Nixon said his proposals were “framed to achieve the max- Stromer (R-Garner I and Robert mise documents Present a report on Feb 28 with the Irish republic border men! house in this southeastern British New York community, state jxv phvxiated the children, and then,imum possible consolidation of burst into roaring flames that funding authorities so that state fed quickly on the wooden and local agencies can use fed- (Continued Page 3. Col 5> but to leave open the option of troops are stationed at the post. [lice said panels between the bed* 24 3 24 3 from greater encouragement to (Continued Page 3, Col. 7.> Today s Index Comics Courthouse Crossword Daily Record Deaths Editorial Features Farm Financial Marion Movies Society Sports State Television Want Ad* Norpel. who made it clear he does not hold Richey in high esteem, said he understood Richey had ordered UM to replace Lee Miller, its alumni secretary, as the school’s lohhvist. Extent of Finance Disclosure Law Unclear Miller represented UNI at the legislature last year. Dr. Ed ward Voldseth, UNI vice-prejs 3 idem for development, is regis-X tereri as the school'*? lobbyist ll this year 25 | Norpel told the joint subcom-25 rnittee that “the new UNI lob-22 byist has been around ten days 10-12 md I have never met him ” "I’m Lure he’s heard of you though.' chided Sen Tom Riley (R-Cedar Rapids!, chairman of , the senate part of the subcom nntlee 17-21 4.5 15 2741 Bv Roland Krekfier The system of repelling contributions and expondi lures established under Iowa s new campaign finance disclo sure law leaves it uncleat whether full disclosure is re quired when a campaign com mittee dissolves Members of the state coni mission established under the statute, however, indicated to The Gazette Wednesday that they intend to take steps to in sure full disclosure is required The problem came to light when a Gazette reporter checked further into the lark of annual reports for 1973 from seven candidates in Linn county, as reported in The Gazette Tuesday The reports were to be turned in no later than Jan 20 One of those who indicated in an October report that he had reportable income, hut had no annual report on file, was Steve Severn successful candidate for Cedar Rapids school board Severn said Wednesday he and three lawyers looked at flu* law and felt that he had done what the law required. County Auditor Melle Koprl. county election commissioner agreed Severn filed a notice of dis solution in October at the same time he filed his quarterly report of contributions and expenditures Thus there was no time between the filing of the quarterly report and filing of the notice of dissolution for the receipt of contributions oi ex pandit lire of funds that would have to Im* reported However, if a candidate tiles a notice ut dissolution after he tiles a quarterly re port, he could receive contributions or spend money w it bout reporting it before dissolving bis organization The notice of dissolution de veloped by the secretary of state as state election com missioner and approved by the finance disclosure coin mittee does not call for an accounting of receipts and ex penses. It is questionable whether a candidate who has dissolved his organization would bt* re quired to file additional re ports, since the organization no longer exists lf it is assumed he does not have to make additional re ports, the income and expen ditures between his last report and the time of dissolution would not have to Im* reported The tault may he in the notice of dissolution forms devel oped by the state The statute calls for a polio cal committee t which is defined to include a candidate) to give notice within 30 days ot dissolution that the committee is dissolved The statute says this notice is to be made on a dissolution report form prescribed by the state In the same section, the statute says all reports referred lo in the section are to include such things as a list of contributions and disburse ments. A s previously indicated here, the forms prepared by the state do not include those '('unturned Rage 2. Col I.) etal funds to meet national priorities in their own ways ” Fast Action Nixon called for last action on his proposals. “School districts across the nation will begin putting their annual budgets together next (Continued Page 3, Col 4) IR Perish MANILA IAP) Eighteen (persons were killed and 21 in-( lured when a bus carrying 39 persons plunged into a 209-foot ravine today near Baguio, 130 I miles north of Marilla, police foci re if *x I /i tidy lr The average shopping cart will hold one kid and a week's WageS ;

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