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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  Totten  Nobody 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 ACCOUNT  next 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« er j 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 Koreaj cott ’  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     wor k ( > 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 bi 1  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 p rob i em and  ^  can  g 0  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- f ruc k  S ( 0 p 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   t  anv .  UaV .r n  ^  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  *' a f‘ n  American counfertilizers, they testified.    tries, were aimed mainly    at the  However, Sen. Hubert [meeting    in    Mexico    City    later  Humphrey <l>Minn.) argued    l thls 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  sa y S  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  suc h  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  j ts wa y through of-  ments jn lht ,  b( , st  interests of his  has won  if-clection over Ameri- energy shortage." Humphrey Wes  rs rs ;,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  i avo ff  sa j d 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," j ence  j n  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;    i 0 w a     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     th  Thd     f nday ,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. NW FLOWERPHONE 366-1826 YOUR FTO FLORIST  Save *750a week. 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