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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - February 8, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Weather-- Chimer of light snow through Saturday, (.own iii teem. Highs Saturday iii 20s. rn )tdwt VOLIJMK 92 NUMBER 30 CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8. 1974 CITY FINAL IO CENTS ASSOCIATED PRESS, UPI, NEW YOUK TIMES SKYLAB CURTAIN (UNGS DOWN Terrorists Say Coed Is 'Prisoner of War" Two Charged BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Ani The FBI said it would take no underground terrorist grot! pl action without the family’s ap-I says it is holding kidnaped Pa- proval. tricia Ilearst as a prisoner and will execute the newspaper heiress if efforts are made to ^ W() self-proclaimed S.L A. i rescue her.    members, Joseph Remiro and The Hearst family awaited Russell Little, have been further word from the mysteri- charged with Posters murder tronauts came safely ous S y rn b i o n e s e Liberation an( l are held without bail.    {from    man’s    longest “    ^    *    William Trio Safely Back After 84-Day Trip ABOARD THE USS NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Skylab 3’s as- home space <* Half-Cent Sales Tax Bid Stalls By Frank Nye DES MOINES - The Iowa house ways means committee Friday cleared    the    senate    bill    ^|*my t which claimed    response!    Attorney General William B. voyage Thursday, splashing repealing    the    sales tax    on    food,    bilify for    the abduction    in    a    Saxbe suggested in Washington down with pinpoint precision in prescription drugs and prosthe- communique Thursday. It of-1thursday that the violence that the Pacific ocean after 84 days I tic devices for floor debate, 24tiered a gasoline credit card bas gripped the San Francisco in orbit. belonging to the girl’s father as ba y area s,nc ® then might It was the final Skylab mission proof it held the 19-vear-old s P rea( f to the East. But he said and it will be at least another coed as a “prisoner of war.” he had no real evidence that 'decade before America attempts would happen.    another long-term space flight. “This kidnaping has got more; The Apollo taxi ship carrying overtones than just a kidnaping, I Gerald Carr, William Pogue, with the violence that has been and Edward Gibson parachuted happening out in San Francis-1 into the sea 3.4 miles from this co,” he said.    recovery ship to climax a Saxbe said there is reason to record flight which one space In its letter Thursday to jbelieve the S.L A. may be in- agency official said proved Berkeley radio station KPFA, volved in a string of 12 ap-'“America can do anything in the radical group claimed the parently motiveless murders in manned space flight that it so girl was alive and unharmed, the bay area in recent months desires.” But it added:    Berkeley    police    said    they    had “Should any attempt be made no evidence to support Saxbe’s by authorities to rescue the pris- J to 2. The action came after Rep David Stanley (R-Muscatine),| |j er father is Randolph A chairman, ruled not germane n ears t ? president and editor of — out of order — a proposed    ^ an francisco Examiner. ; amendment to reduce the 3 per-    communique called him “a cent sales tax to 24 percent c0rD0ra te enemy of the people.” without exempting any items. Learning the Hard Way —UPI Telephoto Rep. Glen Bortell (R-St. Charles) then moved to suspend the rules so the 2 4 percent amendment, which he said is backed by at least 42 house members, could he debated. But his motion lost, 21 to 7. corporate enemy of the people Letter to Station letter Thursday to (Continued: Rage 3, Col. 5.) Bortell. promising to offer the Wintry weather along Illinois Highway 17 near Kankakee gave the driver of this training semitrailer truck some practice under emergency conditions when the vehicle slid off the road. Judge Denies Panel Bid for Simon Hits Truck Fuel Rollback WASHINGTON (UPI) — Fed-1 another driver suffered a super-. Thousands of eral Energy Chief William Si- filial arm wound while on the largely around mon Friday all but ruled out a road in Pennsylvania’s Franklin I     b    touched diesel fuel price rollback demanded by striking truck drivers as part of an agreement the drivers rallied P a I rn y r a , 111.; the men Minn.; Glasgow, Phoenix and Tucson, --------------------------------- off, ^'4phoenix and Tucson, Ariz. To county. Four trucks were report-    •'    °^ ti , } /\ ( , flex their strength, some of the heir rigs parked until they girt | rotestin ' drivfrs went out and lower diesel fuel pro*     d * wn more truck stops was the demand which started •w lursdav night government ho;ped would slur! I (leorge Rynn. F^ident. if the the strike movement.    Pennsylvania    Gov.    Milton the big rigs rolling again.    j Council of Independent Truck-)    j ^jnk we ed hit by sniper’s bullets in Arizona. oner, or to arrest or harm any S.L.A. elements, the prisoner is amendment when the bill comes j 0 h e executed.” up for debate in the house — J \jj ss jj ears t, a University of probably next week - said ex-     Ca|ifornia student, was kid- empting the 3 percent tax from     na p e d Monday night from her food, drugs and prosthetic de-    Berkeley townhouse in a flurry vices would mean the end of     0 f ^ un fi re . small town “mom and pop    same    group    has    said    it grocery stores.     was responsible for the cyanide- ‘•Wait in Line”    bullet •    I Foste riel • and i l>eo P^ '' 0 “ ld ha ''‘ wait    Oakland schools, Nov. 6. At that    request    for    a court order    direct- and lln '’ whllc ,he taxable    time, it vowed vengeance on    mg    President    Nixon    to    give    it “the Fascist state.”     1    fi ye t a P®s. ‘‘The committee has not Moorhead, 5 Nixon Tapes icapmiMuic luPwc ty«uwi WASHINGTON (AP) — A fed-, t assassination of Marcus eral judge Friday dismissed the t,ng lhe    I    , V ° ?r, black superintendent of senate Watergate committee’s; spacecraft for 6 2 hours of med- Hoisted Aboard A crane hoisted the Apollo, with the astronauts inside, aboard an aircraft elevator on this ship at 10:56 a m. CDT—only 39 minutes after spafhdown. The hatch was opened a few minutes later and the astronauts’ smiling faces popped into view. A NASA doctor entered the command module and took blood pressures before permit- were separated from the nontaxable ones, he said, and ‘‘people just don’t like to wait.” They’ll have to wait in super- No Ransom Demand The groups only es-: ical tests. During nearly three months in space, the astronauts had circled the globe 1.214 times, trav- lavished by a preponderenee of cled 34'..million miles and gat!,-  _.    .    ..    .    — „    .    . demand the evidence that itis entitled at' ered a ,*, e ^ scientific and I markets too.    he    said, even thursday was that the letter be this particular time to an in-! med,cal data on man ’ hls earth Independent drivers"split Fri-Jers. turned his Barberton. Ohio from e ndiag ' t ™ ne™*     regls ^ r[o se P a ’ P “”Nf Imand’ for ransom of ^1^1^ th Us's^bp^nffoJ    ^^onauts" 1 *hit gentle dSsns&shM s'.rsfeSf2& (k&agSB&susxs? -  - ■ - - - - •= ’ -    -    «»—    -    -    —* - Norland (I) roent agreement hammered out £iu-day nighit atter ne re- Edwards in Kansas City. *'A*, vWt dissidcnt indop( . nden , s t0 -~~~~~~~~    ^    rr,n «» pin long as the sovernment refuses Pxp | ain tho agreement to them (Photos on Picture Page) [mg Jhrt _ a _ Teamster* goon , a , k sense, we won I either." and get lhem r0 || jng again j -squad    was    enroute lrom I Hts- ^nd jqq s t nkers attending a other* favoring the settlement Thursday. A large segment of burgh to break up the strike. mceting with Edwards Thursday r! £ * J 1 washington early the loosely - organized truckers “All you guys that don t have night vowed to stay shut down T g iro ^ av p | anned t0 do Ilke . published in full.    junction directing the President “No demand for ransom of ( 0 comply with its subpoena for any kind, whether it be an ex- the five tape recordings,” U.S. j *' ate !L s .""H^™ n change of people or a money District Judge Gerhard Gesell ™ ,! g0 ’ JI , J; J a m demand, has been received,” ru j ed said Jack Cooke, a spokesman for the Hearst family. , night vowed to stay still demanded a rollback. (weapons, either get them on But, Simon said on CBS’ leave,” said Rvnn. “Tile only    Hexing    Strength ‘ Morning News”, “a rollback thing I can say to the Teamsters; So    did drivers attending in itself is counterproductive j is come on. come on. If they    j Thursday night    meetings    in    Jo- . . . just the most unproductive want it, they’re going to get    plin, thing in the world” because it it.” would discourage domestic ex- :--------------- Mo.; Branford. Conn.; Wildwood, Fla.; Coatee. Minn.; Thursday wise. Up but Lower State police in at least (Continued: Page 3, Col. 7.) Hep. Lowell Kensett), who lives near the Minnesota border, disagreed that small town grocers can’t adapt.    communique mo. a, reo. •*. j t wa5 the second time the Iowa grocers will manage to ^ ^ * sa ‘ ( * further communi-committee has been rebuffed in |CDT after a journey of 84 days, one hour and 16 minutes, break- The typewritten letter, labeled the complaint is granted.” “Communique No. 3, Feb. 4, j t waf the second tim The application of the Pres-1 jug the previous Skylab 2 record ident s counsel for dismissal of of 59*2 days. With visibility of IO miles, hundreds of white-clad sailors on the deck of the New Orleans adapt, he said, “when their own cations will follow.    , Ian effort to gain court backing h ada ringside view of the land- | interest is involved by having to Hearst said, I just hope f or ds fight for the Watergate inp meet competition from border whatever demands they make tapes. states like Minnesota which do are a kind are P° sslbb ‘ to fulfill.” ploration and exploitation new oil resources.” of In Washington Friday, Atty. Gen. Saxbe said the justice department is investigating IO potential anti-trust conspiracy cases concerning individuals and organizations involved in the strike. New York Imposes Rationing By Associated Press    programs    if    state    problems    are sachusetts, New York and !    ,    m    %    *    ,    opvprp    Washington. A plan scheduled to With the federal government "ever.    ■ into e({ect Monday in Mary-., still undecided on imposing na-J Federal Reluctance     land has becn de j a y ed at least fu,ure - tionwide gasoline rationing, an However, S i rn o n ’ s deputy. J until Tuesday for a public bear-increasing number of states are (John Sawhill, said the federating. The emergency energy bill, pose nationwide rationing onj w hich would authorize President not tax food.” Rep. Horace Daggett <R-t Kent), who cast one of the two ^‘no” votes on the bill said its j repeal would create “more loop ! holes” in the law by opening the door to even more exemp tions from the sales tax in the Report Delayed C.R. Man Dies Collision of n Car and Truck Off the Hook At a WTiite House news con- j . tin , con | ro | s on their I government is reluctant to im-ference, Saxbe said the FBI is implementing controls on     nQtinnu/Wn    ratinnim ,     nn seeking information about some ovvn of tho Sink.' leaders, how they New York on Thursday be- grands .'hat only a few Mates, Nixon to impose nationwide ra- a favoi became leaders, their ties if came the sixth state to adopt a have serious gasoline problems, jtioning^eame up for senate de- on this anv to organized labor and their voluntarv alternatealay ration- The six state rationing plans;bate Thursday for the third. "We financing Violence Fell The violence that marked the nine days of protest fell off after announcement of the mg program. Five other states|ievolve selling gasoline tojtimc. I;if0 considering programs to iii - 1 drivers with even-numbered Ii Majority Leader Mike Mans* leviate the fuel shortage.    cense plates only on even num-1 field said he would attempt to In addition, numerous locali- bered days and to drivers with schedule a vote on the bill for ; odd-numbered plates on j ties have enacted such plans In telegrams to the nation's | numbered days. odd-1 Feb. 19. The measure, w hich also contains a provision to roll Cedar Rapids News A 41-year-old Cedar Rapids man died of head injuries suf-    ^00    OJO    for    Tts    work    The    com “I have    no squabble with the    med shortly before 9:30 p m.    mittee    already    has    received $1    5 governor.”    Daggett    said, “but    Thursday when his car and a I    think we    would be    doing him    semi-trailer truck collided nearer to take him off the hook  - bill,    (Photos    on    Picture    Page) don’t know    tlio    ox* eruptions are going to start or Iv headon in the 6900 block of where they are going to end. It Sixth street SW. is being jammed down our Frederick Charles throats.”    2435 Forty-second street NE, agreement, but authorities in at \ governors, federal energy chief This plan is in effect in Ore- back the price of some domestic least eight states Friday report-(william Simon said states gon and Hawaii and goes into,crude oil, also must bt* aped shootings or vandalism had sboi jj d consider alternate-day e f f e c t Monday occurred again during the night. I goes into j crude oil, in Mas- 'proved by Police said two drivers were shot in Ohio early Friday. One was standing next to his rig on the Ohio turnpike and the other was driving a tank truck in a convoy. One of the two remained hospitalized in satisfactory condition Terrorists Release 12, Fly to Sanctuary KUWAIT (AR) r- Five Wednesday and demanded the Two truckers reported being (masked terrorists freed a trem-Singspore guerillas he flown shot at while driving on the New bling Japanese ambassador and here. York State thruway, the first )] other hostages Friday, board- The embassy hostages were such incidents iii that state, and ,, d a j t .(|j n( » r carrying four other not harmed. guerillas and took off, apparent- Ambassador Rvokoo lshika-     ,n had ^’ Cn    • ly for South Yemen.    wa.    unshaven,    tired    and    shaking     And -     a    advlsory _    ,    ,    .    .    *    ,    , . ,    ...    .    .    .    .__" group reported, oil imports may Todays Index The for ‘' 1B " """' s ' ry ;^ h “• s ' H,k -    mer,-ax., in IVbruarv / lowN'A and the Iraqui news agency I after a conference with Fonegn Gov. Robert Ray, a Republican. surprised the legislature last    Jan    15 when he asked for also    must be    ap-i repeal of    the sales tax on foods the    house    before [and    prescription drugs, which going to President Nixon.    will    cast    the state about $31 And the Federal Energy Of. jmilllon a year he Mid eould be flee, which had urged comp* mad ‘' up from lh, ‘ mor< ' l , han Hies to restrain gasoline de-i Jlr, ° million surplus expectedby mand earlier in the w inter, said it is allowing refineries to shift I Prosthetic devices production toward making more Continued: Page 3. Col. 3 gasoline. mg. Beautiful Sight “What a beautiful sight,” The committee, bowing to the j Commander Carr reported as wishes of lA*on Paworski, sped- the spacecraft descended foal prosecutor, voted Thursday | ward touchdown. to delay its final report for three About 90 minutes before the months, until May 28.    landing. Mission Control dis- It will ask the senate to ex-(plays indicated a leak in one tend its life three months from system of jet thrusters which its current Feb. 28 deadline andjsteer the Apollo through re-to appropriate an additional entry. Controllers told the astronauts to use a second system which million from the senate.    operated perfectly. At an executive session of the: “We are go for deorbit,” the panel Thursday, Sen. Howard control center said. Baker asked that a new' probe “So are we,” Carr said. bo launched into CIA involve- “That’s an understatement,” mein in VS atergate.    Mission Control commented. Baker, after asking the com- “We’re undocked; we’re doing sjS y JMmittee staff to leave the meet- great and we’re ready to roll,” ing. asked for a probe' of c arr reported as the two vehi- was dead on arrival at Mercy charges the CIA was more deep- des separated 270 miles abo\q hospital following the accident. • - : —•-~ j    **    x.—__jI . r Police said Snyder’s car was northbound when it crossed the center line and hit the left front of a truck driven by Lawrence E. Squier, 51. Rockford. June 30 The senate added After the collision the Iv involved in the breakin and the Atlantic in contact with tin bugging than has been testified! Bermuda tracking station. Exposure to Space During the 2 5 - rn i n u t e flyaround inspection, the astro-Whiie committee members nauts observed and photo-were hesitant to comment, Sen graphed color and other truck Lowell Weieker said “there was!changes resulting from the sta- to so far, informed sources reported. Jaworski Request such as ran off the road and into a field an involvement, then* will be a tion’s nine-month exposure to (Continued: Page 3, Col. 5 iContinued: Page 3. Col. 6.i I .ess Severe? But tin* government was told Thursday that the impact of the Arab oil embargo may he less No Delay in British Strike or strike-pnnu* Comics ... 21 both said South Yemen’s Marx-J Courthouse I irt government agreed to let the Crossword .ll plane land at Aden, 1.150 miles Daily Record .....3 j south of this Persian gulf sheik Deaths ..3 dom Editorial Features .. 8 Abortive Attempt Farm 13 Financial 22 * The Japanese airliner brought Marion 20 the four other terrorists from .Movies 18.19 Singapore, where they were Society 10.11 holed up on a ferryboat for Sports 15 17 more than a week after an abor Stale 4,5 tive attempt to blow up an oil I cie v ision 13 refinery. Want Ads 24-27 The terrorists in Kuwait seized the Japanese embassy! Munster Sabah el Ahmed. “As you see, I am in health because of tin Kuwait! government he said. “I thank the govern meat and people of Kuwait and Japan for all they have done to and .March. strike until after the Feb. 28 na good! , ’ or first quarter of 1974,jtional elections. LONDON (AP) — Britain s government eoal miners Friday rejected a trade unions, last-minute plea from Prime whatever the political advan-Mmister Heath to put off their tage. leaders of all parties All Arabs efforts of group said, the U S. may officials" f ace an 11 percent oil shortage instead of tin* 14 percent predicted only last December. The report was made Emergency I ’et roleum Committee — an oil 4 advisory group with a Email Thubet, an Egyptian as ment official as its chairman sistant to the commercial atta- bv one of its subcommittees Arabs ami al spite earlier (Continued: * terrorists were were men. de Walter Chic vice president a retired Caltex who presented reports that one the subcommittee report, said Page 3. Col 3 ) (Continued: Page 2, Col. 3 ) Union leaders decided instead to call out the nation's 280,000 millers on schedule at midnight Saturday, raising tho spooler     was    lnad{ to the widespread electricity cuts dur-i Supplyiing the three-week election ca-industry mapign and paralysis of British govern-(industry by spring The miners' walkout is now expected to strengthen the election prospects of Heath s Conservatives who plan a campaign on the issue o! who runs Britain — the elected the space environment. Mission Control experts especially wanted information on two makeshift sunshades that the Skylab I and 2 crews erected to cool the lab after a heat Heath who has been standing (shield tore loose on launching, firm against the miners’ wage “J y° u vehicle sure demands, coupled    his    announce-    looks like it’s been worked ment Thursday of the election lover,” Gibson commented. ut I with an appeal for postpone- Then, in a nostalgic vein, he agreed that ment of the strike. The govern-: added; “That was a real useful the    strike    ment    hinted that if the strike    machine. I hate to think    we’re would    be    iii    the    national    inter-    was    postponed,    industries that    jibe last guys to use it . .    . 'I he est.    have    been on    three-day work    only thing to look forward to is The    decision    to    go    ahead w ith    week    since Jan.    I to save power    a bigger and better one will    he    permitted    to    operate!    Scientists will be kept four or five days a week    for    years    assessing    the informa- (Continued: Page 3, Col 6 ) parliament had postponement of by the 27-man Executive of the National Union of Mineworkers. Sid Vincent. Lancashire area secre* busy Economists say that if the short weeks continue, they will tory, told newsmen after the start taking heavy financial toll meeting that the vote was a1- at the end of February. By then, most unanimous. Vincent said!they say, many firms that have that Joe Gormley, the union’s (survived despite two months of (relatively moderate president, money losses will Im* forced to (had favored a strike postpone- close, throwing millions out of iment.    work. fotfdi/'s (buckle Sign in front of a cloc k shop s no present like the “Then time ” opyrlgM