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Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette February 4, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - February 4, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Weather— ('lonely tonight and Tuesday with a chance* of snow. Uiws tonight in tin- teens, highs Tuesday in the 20s. volume 92 number 26 ^bt rn CITY FINAL IO CENTS CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1974 ASSOCIATED PRESS, UPI, NEW YORK TIMES Oil Profits Tax Urged By Shultz 'Considering1 Request for More Tapes WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House said Monday it was still considering Watergate Spe-jcial Prosecutor l^eon Jaworski’s WASHINGTON (AP)-Treas- reqUCf‘ f°r m°re 'apCS a"d d°C' ,ICdS uments. ui\ Secretary Shultz urged; At the same time, President congress, Monday to heavily tax Nixon s lawyers launched a new windfall petroleum profits and attack on the credibility of his to slash tax breaks available for- hief VVaterKate accuser, John U.S. oil firms operating abroad.    A    , h    I    he    two    developments    oc- ough some senate Demo-,curred a day after Jaworski era s advocate rolling back the said in an interview that he ex-Domestic crude oil,jpected a decision Monday on his * nm/, told the house ways and {efforts to gain access to more means | committee that price White House material, rollbacks are not a reasonable’ Jaworski also said his prose- * native to the windfall prof-cutors have no evidence that *ax>    Dean    lied. Would Expire    Answer    ‘’Soon"* The windfall levy recommend-! Deputy Press Secretary cd by Shultz would be a tempo- herald Warren said he had been rary tax on crude oil prices, it! authorized by chief White House would expire after five years. ltIWatergate lawyer James D. St. would apply at rates graduated ;C,air to disclose that “new, ad-up to 85 percent.    It    would    fade    d 11 ion a I    requests    and some away by taking lesser    bites    as'PendinR    requests    have    been time goes on    made    by    the office    of the spe- In remarks prepared for the1™1 Prosccu"?‘ w,h‘ch 'hc Wh'!e House counsel s office has under opening of hearings on oil tax proposals, Shultz said the windfall profits levy is designed “to tax very heavily windfall profits to owners of oil . . . to avoid interference with the legitimate profit expectations which will be required to meet our demands and make us independent, and ... to avoid any tax- consideration.” “This matter will be discussed in . . . confidential eon-versations and communications” between the two offices “very soon.” Warren added. Nixon declared in his State of the Union address Wednesday night that he already had pro- Will Save Jobs, Fight Inflation' WASHINGTON (AP) — Pres every man, woman and child in ident Nixon sent his $304.4 bib I the nation, walks a tight rope of lion budget to Capitol Hill Mon-1 moderate economic restraint, day, terming ii anti-inflationary “fn the face of economic un-and anti-recessionary.    certainty,    my    budget recotn- in cabinet room ceremonies Emendations provide for a fiscal where he signed the document, j policy that would support high Nixon said the cooperation of employment while restraining congress is needed because ex- inflation,” he said, ceeding his proposed spending' ujs budget officials left the limits would have an infla-;door open for increasing spcnd-tionary impact    jng or cutting taxes to create As submitted, he said the! budget would “not add to the i fires of inflation " He added that Budget at a Glance it is an antirecessionary budget I • in that it is flexible enough lo Mere is a comparison of the be shifted to cope with economic I ^edera* budget for the fiscal conditions.    Year ending June 30, 1974, and He had words of praise for the the administration’s proposed several dozen budget officials bud8et for the fiscaI y.car cnd' who surrounded him during the!*11** June 30, 1975, in billions of 'signing ceremony, saying they!dodars: had made “sound, sensible anc! responsible” decisions in setting I Outlays ............274.6 spending priorities.    :    Receipts ............270.0 I    ,    Deficit .............. 4.6 r oeus on Jobs Debt at year-end ____486.3 1975 304.4 295.0 9 I 507.9 recession i shortage. induced by the fuel ......    . vided Jaworski with “all the generated pnce Increases lo materja| he needs (0 condudc consumers.” Shultz had estimated earlier that the windfall profits measure could bring in between S3 billion and $5 billion in the first year. Shultz also proposed eliminat-j ing the 22 percent depletion allowance for foreign production He said there is “no longer any Gromyko Arrives his investigations and to pro ceed to prosecute the guilty and; clear the innocent.” Asked Monday whether Nixon stood by that assertion, Warren said “I would not detract or take away” from the President’s statement. Secretary of State Kissinqer delivers remarks to newsmen Sunday at Andrews Air Force Base after meeiinct Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko (center). Ai left is Soviet Ambassador Anatoly Dobrynin. Attacks Dean Visit Seen As Mid-East Peace Move Truckers' Strike Violence Grows By Associated Press Gunlire. rock throwing and WASHINGTON (AP) - The tire slashing added    to mounting _    troubles Monday stemming  f«r iviviiH,    Wh*"    rpp°r,ers    persisted    and.    ‘    ',r'    “"-    from a strike by independent policy support    ior giving    special    asgecj    whether    that meant    Ja-    S°viet    Union    was    the    silent    and    , k drivers that exnlora'tmn"’'1"1,    nd    mutton    w0,kis    request    for more    ma,e'    Prac,ical|y    invisible    p a r t    n e r    (o0d deliveries and    causing job biting striking ihrl ft    Produu'on    rial would be rejected. Warren when Secretary of State Kis-1 layoffs in affected industries Iterfering Witt Tax Credits    !,aid “I ""I    1)6    able    10 “’ singer worked out a troop disen ax creaius    swer Realise it is under J    . 4    ... gagement between Israel and j whose Jobs depend on Another major move calls for consideration.’’ revamping the system allowing The White House distributed a credit against U.S. income taxes two-paragraph statement by St. for tuxes paid abroad    by    oil    Clair chastizing Jaworski    and his staff for supporting Dean s : veracity. “I    can say categorically    . . . that    the tapes and other    evi- jdonee furnished to the special prosecutor — at least as far as i the President is concerned — do I not support sworn statements NKW VOUK .AP.—Th.- stock b<,for<‘ ,he «•"“* sflect Wa,('r-iu    .    ,.    .    gate    committee made by    Mr. market, burdened by what brok-ut    , 3    Dean    as to what the President ere described as negative newsjknpw aboul Watergate, and 0(1 (Continued Page 3. Col. 6) Mart Plummets, Dow Drops 19.86 Egypt. But the visit Monday of Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko is likely to signal a change in that position. Kissinger a n d President Nixon will urge in talks at the state department and tfie White House that the Russians try to swing Syria into a more accommodating mood so that negotiations with Israel can begin. shipments already were report ed idled by the strike. The governor of Michigan joined the chief executives of Pennsylvania and Ohio in calling up the national guard to Ray Reacts to Strike Violence DES MOINES Gov Robert aid the state highway patrol in |men for some preventing violence.    drivers participated    in    the Governor Thomas Meskill of!    ^ashingt°n meetings that    re- Connecticut said the state pub-    sum Monday    unsuc- lic Utilities Commission would    cessful suasions Sunday, crippling issue an immediate order prohi- J"1e negotia‘ions were truckers from iJedty making progress rfering with commerce and b"aPP 20.000 workers I alerted the national guard for a truck possible call-up    11' in Unlike his hard-nosed budget of a year ago in which dozens of i jobs ,ost through ,h(l cnerg programs were targets for ex-1 crisjs Unction or cutbacks, he fastened    .    ,,    .. his attention on the danger of a The standby spending pro- gram could include accelerated federal construction or procure- , ;ment, public-service jobs in APWIWM.    I    The President will not toler-;h| h job|pss    areas    or    cw„ ate a recession. IJeputy Budget Wgher socla,    SPCUrjty    benefits. Director Frederick Malek told Majek said reporters. “If it means busting the budget, he will bust the bud-    Housing Plans get to keep people from losing Just as the budget was un-their jobs.”    veiled,    the housing and urban The budget arithmetic, a1- development    department    dis- ready disclosed last week, closed plans to provide subshows a deficit of $9 4 billion, sidles for tenants in 118,000 about double that for the cur- more public housing units, thus rent fiscal year. It shows an all-providing some stimulus to the (time high defense budget of depressed housing market. independent    gj, bjl|jon and an ovor.a|, spending increase of £29 8 billion over the last budget. First Time report- j For the first time in history, Monday, federal spending for income se- toid newsmen after ai curity for needy Americans — lclosed morning session “We primarily social security, public making progress and the | assistance and health aid Although the amount of new federal spending for additional subsidies in fiscal 1975 is small, budget officials said this was the first example of the type of moves Nixon will make to stimulate the economy if needed. As much as $5 billion more in federal funds could be infused {progress is starting to show it-[tops SRX) billion, a jump of about |*nto tbe economy if needed to (ell. Hopefully we can resolve $15 billion over fiscal 1974. prevent a recession. Malek said, jlhe strike as quickly as possi- which ends June 30    Nixon’s    new spending pro- We. The nego.ialions    are going! Nixon proposed no new taxes,!8ram *s greatly affected by in- Two drivers    suffered shoulder    0,1    * ve,7 serious    way.” wounds    from    bullets which    Shapp reported that    Monday s struck    their trucks near New    discussions centered    on three Violence was reported more than a dozen states. Shoulder Wounds except for the windfall-profits Hab°n> some of it in higher fuel levy he offered in December to cos*s *° the government, keep the oil companies from    \1 ain Factor profiteering on the energy crisis. It would brins rn S3 WB VVi"!0k and Pr'“ 'ncre.a£e* were the principal factor in a been 14 shootings at trucks and I inLerstate ie. s.    j As he has announced before, j5r®^se^$613'^!,lon boost .inJrh,‘ up to HK) other violent incidents 1,10 8overao* >;*w tne Pros* I he proposed $15 billion for en- de^cnse budget a^re<^?u , since last Wednesday.    rMvl.    ,lui:    1    Prob‘<    n:    ergy research to find new10”’ greased health costs About 3.400 national guards-.”1.1^ he solved bv special leg soUrccs 0f fue| for Americans; IPusblJf1|the spending for ■station He predicted that the n#)U fllniU fnr tpanait health by $3 billion; federal tax Buffalo, Mich., and Louisville. Ky., Sunday night. A Pennsylvania official said there had major complaints of truckers — fuel allocations, pricing policies! and federal regulations of the Monday in moderate trading. Clair said The Dow Jones average of 30, “The evidence industrials had dropped 19 86 to! B24 08 by 2 p m men stood watch Monday on Ohio and Pennsylvania high-Federal and state officials recessed a Washington ”^ s^ua. r ii ii ... u , ,    Gromyko, here for the first Ray Monday authorized stern se eral fronts, fell steeply {especially when he knew it, St. broad Soviet-American talks in measures in an effort to curb!!?®**?- J nearly eight months, may bt* a vandalism and violence extend does soPPort:means t0(hatend    ing    from    the truckers’strike. meeting early Monday without Beyond that the visit presents1 At a conference with Stater* ** the Scowing shutdown Rcyond that, the visit prisentslDi K1,^    r'n.nmicdnn..r.that has touched at least 30 an opportunity to accelerate the 25-nation European security eon- what the President has said on (Continued Page 3, Col. 71 ; Public Safety Commissioner 'Charles Larson and his deputy. states. Thousands of trucks are that the house and senate commerce committees would begin drafting possible legislation to meet MMI later in the day. Simon said he opposed, and did not rule out, a rollback in diesel fuel prices. A rollback is a key demand bv the strikers. Indictment or Nothing Om Police, Judge Says ference bogged down since Sop- R°brrt Unlet/, and Assistant n<’1 (dM r‘dm*'’ bundrids °* trut^ They say diesel fuel has gonr K'iXic eL Zt ii HiRbway Patrol CM Maj Al j ^    have    oloxcd    (rom    ,,    (,,nts    47    C(.llts . ferences and in sett!,* nn rn, Crystal, the governor author and to settle on an opening date    for SALT II —    the l/od: second round    in U S -Soviet    ne-j I    I st*    °* Hoodlight-equipped gotiations on limiting nuclear national guard helicopters for does not    authorize    a    general    ex-|weaP°"s.    |ni*ht    Pa*r0,s.    of fcrpasses    on William ploratory    investigation,    no    mat-j Inevitably,    the conversations main    hig    wav    routes Mon bovv *audab*e U°a*s or how commendable and fruitful bul since Thursday Federal energy chief William Simon, Gov. Milton Shapp JU Pennsylvania. representatives of five other states and spokes- gallon in eight months. Spoke English Joseph Heimeman, an Anti Cont inned: Page 3, Col. 3.) new funds for mass transit systems. wrapped in a special revenue-sharing program, and a large increase in aid to college 'students. Two-thirds of the $9.2-billion farm budget will go to finance food stamp programs. This Is coupled with a wholesale cutback of 89 percent in federal subsides to farmers, to the lowest level since 1955. Nixon said his budget, which amounts to almost $1,500 for revenues increased largely because of inflation. Of the $29 8 billion in increased spending, 90 percent of it is in uncontrollables, largely higher social security and public assistance payments. Nixon s defense budget tups the previous all-time record of $79 9 billion in 1945, when the dollar was worth a lot more In terms of percentage of (Continued: Page 2. Col. I.) By Roland Krekeler Linn District Judge «»**«“* ^*7^/    *««    t    Increasing    high.** Eads told the grand jury Mon- h()w (.omm,,ralablc and    fruil(ul    hut U.S. officials said in ad-    troopers    on    interstate att    and day it has no authority to make |h(, rpsu|ts    Vance of Gromyko’s arrival    highway    20.    the major east-west general recommendations con- The counry    attorney    has de-|from Havana that no change is    truck routes    through Iowa cerning the Cedar Rapids police j fended his    failure to    bring    onjicipated^ in the decade-long department or to censure the charges bv saying he had to! d ,t pa ti rn c n . or    ^    Itho Western Hemisphere    main    truck routes    Bay mid the The direction given to the sWututnal violations, such as [ Kissinger watt a^ Andrewsby in the decade-long 3. Selective escort by troopers policy of trying to isolate the for trucks carrying perishables certainigrant immunity informally tojCastro rt‘*imo from tht‘ rest of'from P°in,s of on*?m in loWa t0! j officers to uncover serious con- rbt* Wostorn Hemisphere. to tho1 stitutional violations, such as Kissinger was at Andrews air I1. <*rand iurv in written snecial in- breakins while seeking evi- force base in the sleet and rain ,s ,0 be made bv trooper post grana jury in wrmm spti wi in ^____ ,c..........u„„    ....................j'commanders in patrol districts Where it comes from... The Budget Dollar Where it goes... Borrowing has completed its investigation, either indictments will be returned or n*> action will be taken. The judge also commented on the statute under which County ).land asked, Antarctica'’ struct ions Is seen as an indies-, donee.    SB fl Hon that when the grand jury | T*”1 sa‘d the transcript from his blur of the county attorney’s pro c e e d i n g s contains testimony which, if true, “would shock any citizen of Cedar Rapids who has even the most minimal and casual concern for equality of treatment of all citizens bv law Sunday when Gromyko stepped and white jetliner jokingly: “Am I in Today s Index and he recommended that trucks moving perishable goods should travel in the daytime 4. That state public safely of-; ! finals ask for help from sheriff departments in counties aking! imam highway corridors in pa- Atty. William Caches investigate lilting in I enforcement officials and for; of cd the department, res a report which told about indict- preservation abir offenses, bul resulted in Hie Jlonal_    und    fur filing of no charges The judge said that statuti Today'* Chuckle TIK* country has grown so tense and nervous, its been years since you've seen any body go to sleep in church •Copvi Itll*! const it u-1 effective] law enforcement. It still had not been made known Monday whether the grand jury would have access to, tilt* county attorney’s trans script Caches did indicate Friday he would “fully advise ' the grand jury about his investigation The county attorney Monday (Continued Rage 3, Col ti) Comics 17 lions for possible sniping art iv i-1 Courthouse s ty Daily Record .. 3 The officials meeting with the Deaths ..... 3 governor emphasized that die Editorial Features 6 gal activity in Iowa so far has Farm . II boon scattered and many re Financial IK ports of it have been unverified. Marion However, since incidents have Mon irs ll, had ail intimidating effect on Society 8,9 truckers who might wish to Sports 13-15 move Iowa agricultural prod 1 State 4.5 suets, the governor decided on Television Ii) these steps as preventive mea Want Ads 26*23 sures, according to his press From tmployers I xcise 1axe£ From tmployees Other federal Operations secretary, Dick Gilbert Fiscal 1975 Estimates ;

  • Andrei Gromyko
  • Charles Larson
  • Dick Gilbert
  • Frederick Malek
  • Joseph Heimeman
  • Milton Shapp
  • Thomas Meskill
  • William Caches
  • William Simon

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Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette

Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Issue Date: February 4, 1974

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