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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - January 27, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa II 1 C Debate Won; High h Should Be (In Section A) I a a piRiinb w Altitudes Arc Changing (In Section B) Section A Weafher- Moslly cloudy anil cooler Sunday, high in the low 30's. I'arlly cloudy Monday willi high in the 30's. VOLUME 92 NU.MIiKlf 111 CITY FINAL 35 CENTS CKOAIt KAPIDS, IOWA, SUNDAY, JANUARY 27, 1974 ASSOUATKO I'KKSS, DPI, NEW YORK TIMES By United Press International The lowest birth rate in the nation's history combined with other factors in 1973 to drop U. S. population growth to its slow- est pace since before World war If. The population edged up a seant 0.8 percent to stand as of Jan. 1, from cording to Census Bureau fig- ures released Saturday. births, immigrants and return liy John Crcwdson New York Times Service WASHINGTON No cvi dence to substantiate publicized rumors of the exis tcnce of a "secret trust fund belonging to President Nixon has been found thus far by in vesligalors for the senate Wa tergate committee, according to knowledgeable sources. One source confirmed that, al though the committee's staf] spent much of last fall tracing lhe rumors to a Florida bank executive, it eventually conclud- ed that "there was just nothing there." The commillee's conclusion was supported by a month-long investigation by the New York Times into reports that a million- investment fund, made up of illegal corporate contribu- tions, was being held for the President in the Key Biscayne bank headed by Charles "Bebe' Rebozo, Nixon's close friend. Bragging The rumor began to spread sometime last year, apparently after Franklin Deboer, then the head of the bank's trust depart- ment, told a 'female acquaint- ance that he managed private "portfolios" for Nixon, Rebozo and Robert Abplanalp, the aero- sol millionaire who is also a close friend of the President. Deboer, then a vice-president of the Key Biscayne Bank and Trust Co., who later resigned under government pressure, ac- knowledged in November that he earlier told the woman he earned a "substantial salary outside of the bank" for ad- ministering the three invest- ment portfolios. But he insisted, "Everything I said to (her) was an absolute fabrication. Don't ask me why I said it." Verifies Statement The woman, who asked to. remain anonymous, verified in a subsequent interview that De- boer told her last year Ihat "I happen to work for Mr. Rebozo. Mr. Abplanalp and Mr. Nixon." and talked of managing their portfolios. In an Oct. 26 news conference, Nixon sharply denied reports of such a (rust fund carried by the American Broadcasting Com- pany and othpr news organiza- tions, which he accused of knowing that the reports "were untrue" when they were pub- Front-Line Farewell Telephoto An Israeli and an Egyptian soldie r bid farewell to each other at Kilomet- er 101 on the cease-fire line, as Israeli forces begin to pull back from front- line positions. New Vitamin C, Golds Data ATLANTA (UPI) A to person. xpert on vitamin deficiency ind nutrition gave powerful sup- Dosage? "It is hard lo give a figure of I Journal of Medicine and the Medical World News, Bourne said. )ort Saturday to the theory that I the amount of vitamin C to argc doses of vitamin C pre- he said, "but I would 'ent colds think lhal a figure of around a _ _ _ .half a gram, or 500 milligrams, Dr. Geoffrey Bourne, editor of orted in several areas in Ohio and Pennsylvania. George Rynn, president of the Akron-based Council of Inde- jendent Truckers, declined to release details of the proposal vhich he said came from offi- ials in Washington, but he said he offer is also aimed at end- ng another shutdown threat- ned for the end of January. He aid a meeting would be held iunday in Barberton. The shutdown, called to pro- est soaring fuel prices, low peed limits and freight rates, as been confined mostly to Ohio and has kept hundreds of rucks drivers off the roads. One truck driver was shot in he leg Friday night in Youngs- own and other shootings were eported in other areas. There 'ere also reports of rock throw- ng at moving trucks. Sheriffs deputies reported hrce bullets struck a milk truck n Interstate 75 near Rootstown n northern Portage county ear- s' Saturday, and another truck i'as reported hit twice by bul- ets as it traveled along Inter- tale 271 in northern Summit County. Union Carbide truck was re- )orlcd forced off Interstate 77 outh of Akron by a car full of iien, who then smashed its icadlighls, cul its air hoses and ook the driver's keys, police There were reports of Gazelle Leased Wires WASHINGTON The ad- ninistration secretly gave the industry broad anti-trust ex- mptions beginning in 1970 so it ould form a solid front against rab threats to nationalize the ompanies, according to senate estimony made public Satur- ay. James Akins, former head of :ie state department office of uels and energy, told a senate ubcommittee last October the :xemptions .were made on jrounds of "national interest" lased on fears the Arabs would a k e over American-owned irms. The testimony was made pub- .ic by Sen. Frank Church CD- chairman, of the sub- committee on multinational cor- porations. Church will launch an investigation Wednesday o n whether U. S. oil company influ- ence over foreign policy has led to current oil price and supply problems. Meanwhile, Vice- president ?ord said he supported "some reasonable rollback" in domes- ic oil prices. He said that after alking with federal energy czar Villiam Simon, he concluded hat domestic oil prices could be ut. Bui he said he could not ffer any specific figures. No Concessions Akins lestified that the gov- rnment extracted no conces- lons from the oil industry in re- urn for the anti-trust protec- on, and was shut out of the in- ustry-Arab negotiations intend- d to avoid nationalization. Despite the governmenl-ap- roved oil solidarity, the com- anies signed an agreement ith the Organization of Petro- eum Exporting Countries OPEC) on Valentine's day, 971, for a five-year production rogram which would have rought the OPEC members an dditional billion. Akins said that agreement ras well on its way to breaking own when the October war roke out in the Mid-East. He aid in his view lhe iundamen- il reason was lhe rapidly ris- ig demand for oil in lhe West nd Japan, combined with a rowing understanding by lhe rabs thai they provided an ir- cplaccable, resource. Justification Church said the agreement (Continued Page 3, Col 2) nado that touched down in rural, eastern Alabama. Two mobile homes were reported de- stroyed at Pot Ash, where the death occurred. In Columbus, Miss., a twister destroyed several trailers in a mobile home park and injured 18 persons, none seriously. Another tornado hit a mobile Assn. in Massachusetts said (similar incidents in other areas. 1973 Camp Budgef Closed, Balance Carried Forward The books arc closed by staffing changes Camp Good Health for 1973. Budgeted for lhe 1973 opera- home park just south nf La- lion was a figure of fayclle, La., and flattened one Contributions from Gazelle sub- home. Its owner was hospilal- ized. A policeman the scrihcrs and readers, Ihcjllcalth. ancl other efficiencies. The com- mittee also voted an expression of appreciation to all of the many donors to Camp Good camp's only source of revenue, smashed trailer "was right in totaled as nf Saturday, lhe middle of 110 or 40 Hie fund short trailers and none of the others were wrecked." Charlie Brown of Woodland, Ala., said the twister which ap- parently hil Pol. Ash passed over his house and sounded like "a jet plane when it breaks the sound barrier." lie said melal and wood paneling were drop- ped out of the funnel cloud inlo The New Orleans urea had Iwo lo five inches of rain in 24 hours and authorities said .some flooding resulted us several bayous rose above lhe west bank of Hie Mississippi river. of budget. However, an audit of the year's operation, wilh all bills in and paid, revealed that ex- penses totaled only leaving a balance in contribu- tions of As a resull, the Camp Good Health committee voted unani- mously Thursday Hint expenses bo declared satisfied and the 1971! budget closed. The balance will lie applied to the 1974 budget, which is now being prepared by lhe commit- tee. The savings were realized, a c c o r (linn I" committee Their generosity made it pos- sible for Hi5 young people lo at- tend the camp, which is situated on old highway 30 cast of its junction with highway 13. The camp is operated by the Children 's Home of Cedar Rapids. It provides a .summer camping experience to children who would mil otherwise be able to attend a camp. Previously reported To Cuini) Good Health from Tlic Co. employes fund Anonymous 25.00 In in c m (i r y of 11 a p p i< I I'l'om Ills fiunlly 25.00 (CoiiliniuHl en Page 2A, Col. 2) Today's Index SECTION A Laic News Deaths ......................5 Clly Hall Noloi .................5 Editorials .................4 Report Card Accent On Youlh .......II SECTION 0 Iowa News Frank Nyc's Political Nolci S You and town .....f Tclovision Tablo Food 9 Marion 10 Bulldinq 1MJ .......14-17 Record ......17 Farm 18-1? SECTION C Social ...........MO Around Iho Town .........1 Now Travel If SECTION D Snnrlj ........M Outdoor IOWA R Financial 9-17 New Yorli SlOChi ...........10 Want Adi ........13-21 Crouword 1) Pjirado MniMzlne ___....... M7 Comlci M
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