Cedar Rapids Gazette, February 8, 1974, Page 2

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February 08, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - February 8, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Delivered on Valentine's Day anywhere in the world, through Florala* wire tsejvk*.*'’• ‘ t •’    **: 4'Vr^h The Love TottenNobody says no to flowers. February 14th is Valentine’s Day. Set her Kay young heart atwitter with the Love Token.VISIT YOUR PROFESSIONAL FLORIST AND ESTABLISH A CONVENIENT CHARGE ACCOUNTnext winter. Start saving $7.50* a week in a Merchants National 5% Ski Bunny Account now, and spend a fantastic week skiing in one of the ski capitals of the world next February. Your savings add up fast, and they earn a big 5%. We can make it even easier for you by transferring your money right from your checking account to your savings account. vStart saving this week, and be ready for Vail next winter. See your Personal Banker at any MNB office for details. Even if you never put on a pair of skis, you can have the time of your life in Vail. •TU estirr q«erj cost for this SPI we*;k »s bawl on currant air and around tram portation costs to Vail, and food and lodging costs in Vail. The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Frl.. Feb. 8.    1974 Mo    re Trucks    on Road, But Shutdown Isnt Over Yet The shutdown by independent major refueling station on intertruck drivers continued in F2ast- S(a(e go said his business is also —Energy— J (Continued from Page I.) that for the first quarter of this year, Europe can expect a five percent oil shortage instead of Government Junks Plan To Experts Predict r* ,‘f kj I- n I•    , Stabilizing Food Certify Medicare Patients Cos+ Bi c WASHINGTON (AIM care. he said, a large percent- ern    Iowa Friday, but    other truckers began taking to the road again. A spokesman at Tubbs Transport Service Station in Cedar has talked to Rapids reported tilt' number of trucks operating Friday morning was up considerably.    inn    .    .    .    .    .    ,. . *    *    . Their    basic    gripe    of    too    high ‘ I    would    say operations    as of;. .    .    .    . . running about 50 percent of normal. Meyers said the drivers he are almost universally unhappy and upset over the socalled settlement. the 18 percent predicted in Dc Threatened with a doctors’ boy-eembor; Japan and South Koreajcott’ the government Thursday may be IO percent short instead hacked down on its plan to eon of 15 to 25 percent; and the (ro1 Medicare and Medicaid age of ii for treatment    of poor. ,    elderly arid disabled    persons    in hospitals. HEW had proposed the certification plan Jan. 9 and invited “free    world”    shortage    should    be    costs    hy requiring pre-admis-    public comments for    30    days.    It about    7    percent    instead    of    13    sion    certification    for hospital patients. HEW Secretary    Weinberger, told the San Diego Evening Tri- WASHINGTON (AP) President Nixon’s economic advisers say the' nation will have record pledged that the I . S. will even crops and stabilizing food prices tually return the Canal Zone to and will launch Kissinger Vows New U. S. Hemisphere Commitment PANAMA CITY (AP) Sec again with the foreign ministers ret ary of State Kissinger has would not have automatically now are 50 percent of normal,” the spokesman said. But Keith Rambo. spokesman percent. Assumes Embargo I hie said the new first prices wasn’t touched by quarter estimates assume that in the second half of 1974. a1- panama though the sharply higher prices in the first half    will cut into the,,.,    ,,    , . „    .    .    J    ivy! wa I! TS    of industrial Western    Hemisphere. gone into    el ted    at    the    end    of    work(>rs "It is true that nonfarm peo-Washington pie will find their income back of all the hemisphere,” he said The agreement shows “that Panama’s sovereignty and the vital Interests of the United Stales in tin* Panama (’anal can major new commitment to the bi1 made compatible, he added The principles state that the that period Later, in a Statement released from his Washington office, , new treaty, yet to be negotiated, Ho spent IU hours flying Iron, wm ^ ()T ra|hpr |h.m elim| nato immediately U. S. jurisdic to Thursday Panama to spend and five (inn over the 10-mile wide Canal fuel the settlement.’ Movers said the Arabs will continue their! his diesel fuel embargo against the U.S., theS bune in a letter that it had Weinberger said he would exbecome apparent that “doctors tend the comment period on the squeezed," said Herbert Stein,|^our8 |iert, to sign an agreement Zone that bisects this nation. on principles that would govern Sacrificing for the some 300 independent supply was cut another 19 per- Netherlands, Portugal and drivers in the Cedar Rapids cent Tuesday. “I'm not going to South Africa, area, said the proposed settle- make any effort to ration this to ment worked out in Washington anyone. We’re going to pump themselves would not serve on    now-abandoned    proposal for 30 the utilization review commit-    d‘,ss tees and that in fact the decisions might well be made by    eminent    planners neither interest Panama and negotiation of a new canal nor self-reaped, the U. S. have made a chom Even so, the I S. was expect- hospital clerks.” treaty. The treaty eventually would return complete control l()l of the canal to Panama. But Kissinger’s remarks after said. partnership,” Kissinger “is not being accepted. Not Taking It cd to benefit from increased I every gallon we can. The government has shown it doesn’t oil production. ,    have the guts to handle this We re not taking it. No area probiem and ^ can g0 to. . .” .» tnlmn ii I'lin.u. IC nn nil iflpl r    ° Truckers Unsure has taken it. There is no object of going back to work if drivers cannot make a living. We have Truckers contacted at the Federal officials have admitted some Arab o leaked to the U.S. As late as Thursday after- to get enough out of this to sur- fruck S(0p Friday morning noon, however, four hours after    .    . vive. Otherwise, why go back weren’t sure what they should Uhle’s report but apparently be-1 j!1 tanv. UaV.rn ^ e ^ vsiuans Noting the return to the road do. Said °    •****>**'    *-    •*    •    •*    *•--    •    *    i    -    0    a    c by many -aro^dting'out of this dispute" ing"co7fe7irhours a'dav'iike“l ,hcre was "° reason «°    mind th(’ kc™ ""‘'rest that Russell Means. We’ve been spending almost 24 have been. The fuel cost is still (‘ny change from present oil im p 9*nav',r,! avo in n mr r -_. hours a day on it. I guess the out of sight, and I still can’t see where I can make a dime.” chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers. Council in embers testilied Thursday before the senate-He said this would give gov- house economic committee. additional They told the panel that a fertil-time to develop new alternative jzer shortage will not hold down food production. Farmers will    signing    ceremony,    televised just be more judicious in using    *1VP ,n 1:1 *'af‘n American counfertilizers, they testified.    tries, were aimed mainly    at the However, Sen. Hubert [meeting    in    Mexico    City    later Humphrey <l>Minn.) argued    lthls monlh ot Wes,ern    Hem!-Governor    Dale    Bumpers,    who that the nation faces its shortest    sphere foreign ministers.    has    ordered    purchase    of    com- food supply of the century. j “I have come here to tell you pact cars for state employes, “I want to predict that a year on behalf of our President that sayS he will not use a new 1974 ^    from now, we’ll be talking about; we are now fully committed to a (Lincoln Continental delivered to medical judg- a ,Sl0UX tnho apparently tbe food shortage instead of the major effort to build a vital him last week. This, of course, would defeat review procedures, the whole purpose of the regulation, and for that reason I have decided that we will’not adopt was being such a proposal nationally. “Meanwhile, we are attempting to develop more effective procedures that will not infringe Means Is Beaten In Sioux Election Gov. Bumpers Shuns Lincoln Continental LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - PINE RIDGE, S. D. (AP) -President Richard Wilson of the the return to the road do. Said a lies Moines driver: (0ro ,, nudo jts way through of- ments jn lht, b(,st interests of his has won if-clection over Ameri- energy shortage." Humphrey Wes rsrs;,r^i^ I    To'T    er^ -ffl"** channels. Sawhill said patient, but which will also have can Indian Movement leaderW    ty,” several other drivers running again or sit here drink-J JI    ,______. . _ ^ ....'    I    in estern Hemisphere eommuni-he said. That Continental was leased long before this thing hap- the taxpayers have in holding Final, unofficial vote totals Kissinger used the agreement pened,” Bumpers said. “We 20 YEARS AGO —» Secretary Panama as an example of tried to break the lease and port levels until the embargo is down the costs of anv    show    Wilson    with    1,709    votes    to    of'Agriculture Benson proposed how such a community could couldn’t. Ifs sitting at the man-  l «« ii • i rn it 12__:    _    iii__a. ____Ll- .    ___i_i   _____ J    i    _    u//At* lr * I r nan no inn ti ref ciiin    tLni'n    hiLaxa    ire    rtn    i    n    rt radicals can take over now. * Tubbs reopened for business lifted. A group of 125 striking Thursday afternoon. Also open- truckers in the Council Bluffs ing Thursday was the Hawk-I area voted not to return to the Stable Level such as Medicare* and Medicaid . .,” Weinberger added. The government spends more 1,530 votes for Means. Truck Stop in Coralville. Herald Smith, president of road. Some industrial plants where Cedar Rapids Steel Transpor- workers had been laid off tation, Inc., said some of his because of the truck shutdown, trucks are again on the road, were calling back some em-"but there is still a lot of confu- pioves in hopes products could sion. Customer Pressure “Customer pressure has Imports of crude oil and re- than $20 billion a year for Health fined products have hovered around 5 1 to 5.2 million barrels a day during January, figures estimated by Sawhill’s office to be the stable import level under the embargo. Uhle reported, however, that the advisory subcommittee expected imports to increase in February and March. First- Feed the Birds that rubber and drug-producing    W0I*k '    It can    be the first step    gjon and that s where it’s    going plants be set out    on acres di-    toward    a new era    which we    to stay. If you know of anybody verted from major    crop use that    believe    will be    given    fresh hope    that wants to sublease it,    let us and purpose    when    we meet    know.’’ year. be shipped. Dubuque Packing Co. recalled 1,100 of its 2,800 workers. 0    • i * a    ti    Wilson    and Co. officials,, - ' ,    ,    .    , cud us to start up some of where ]5(| ns haye becn quarter petroleum imports, he our trucks. We just cant stay on iavoff sajd no father estimated, would average about, shut down forc\or.    employes would be laid off Fri-    million barrels a day, some; Smith said the renewed opera- d and lbl some would 300.000 higher than last week’s tion will be primarily in the bo'recalled.    level. polar division — food distribu- ^he Iowa highway patrol said Uhle said the increase of Arab tion, Our steel operation there were no reports of vio- production, beginning in Deshut down from Chicago east," jence jn the state in the last 21 j member* would not start show- hours. he said. Smith said he is keeping his drivers out of reported hostile areas such as Ohio and Pennsylvania. All of the trucks CUST has running are company owned. None of the owner-operator rigs leased by the company is on the road. Not Running State Files Tax Liens Against Iowa City Man IOWA CITY - The slate of ing up here until February and March because of the time lag involved in shipping Arab oil around Africa to refineries along the Atlantic. v? rn m rii'vy .rift . ; > -t •V lit rn ■ ■ Flood Toll DURBAN, South Africa — Twenty bodies have \P) been IOO floods north of Durban. Iowa has Hod fax liens in the recovered and more than Rambo said    independents are    amount of $7,315.07    against    persons    are    reported    missing not running in    the    Waterloo and    James    William Hanson    of rural    after    a week    of    heavy rains and Dubuque areas either. He said;    i0wa    Cifv. the independent truckers plan to    H n*    park meet in Waterloo Someday    i7,    SffiSS "Ramto'saM oZer- operators want a rollback in diesel prices    T,    ,.    ^    '    . He said diesel fuel in Cedar    thThd    fnday ,ax,liens    fllpd    I" r. .j .    .. A    ,    the    Johnson    county    recorder    s Rapids is now 44 9 cents a gal-, ... n    , .    .    j    , ... I* “C!w    f    office,    claim    that    Hanson    failed Ion. Six months ago I was pay- .  Att ins 27 9 cents    for    diesel here "    tn pay    M 45 slate    lneome mg ax cenis    ior    mesei nere.    (axes ]972 g[Kj 19?3 he said. Tubbs was charging 4(9 cents a gallon Friday, but there sJa/e sa'le's'Tax'' from'The are reports the wholesale price is going to increase by four cents a gallon. At 50 Percent Dick Meyers, owner-manager of the Hawk-I Truck Stop, a The state further claims that Hanson failed to pay $3,349 62 in year 1968 to 1974. The amounts mentioned are claims of tax plus interest and penalties. It Pays To Advertise! ORdeR V/ueNT/A/e’s Day Flowers N/ow I '■X-V . piCDcnW’C rum wop i r IL no un O greenhouses mc I SOO ELLIS BLVD. 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