Cedar Rapids Gazette, February 13, 1974

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February 13, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - February 13, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Weather- Colder through Thursday. low tonight teens to 20s. High Thursday 20s to .'His. Vol.UMM 02 NUMBER .*15 'Kite Ct i4 tint ft CITY FINAL IO CENTS CEDAR RAPIDS. IOWA, WEDNESDAY, KEHM ABY 13, 1071 ASSOCIATED Eli ESS. UPI, NEW YOUK TIMES HEARST Arab Crude Producers Delay Talk TRIPOLI, Ubya (AP) — The! meeting Thursday of Arab oil ministers to discuss the oil em bargo on the U.S. has been post*, poned indefinitely, government spokesmen announced Wednesday. A brief communique broadcast by Tripoli radio said the postponement was “at the request of Saudi Arabia and Ku-j wait.” Foreign diplomats here speculated the postponement was, prompted by a four-nation Arab summit in Algiers. The leaders of Egypt, Syria, Saudi Arabia and Algeria were gathering there to discuss what the Algerian radio called “new and important developments” since the Arab-Israeli war. There was widespread speculation here that any decision on the oil embargo against the U.S. would be made in Algiers. Postponement of the Tripoli meeting caught Kuwaiti Oil .Minister Abdul Rahman Atiki in Beirut preparing to board ai plane for Tripoli, a Kuwaiti spokesman in Beirut reported. Atiki immediately put off tho trip. Sadat Urging Egyptian President Sadat has! in recent weeks reportedly been urging a lifting of the embargo, because of the agreement between Egypt and Israel on troop disengagement along the Suez Canal. At the (Same time, however, Syrian President Hafez Assad has reportedly been pressuring Promises Alternative To Demand for Food Casette Leased Wires    Arab terrorists who “negotiated BERKELEY — The    father of    the release of their hostages and kidnaped newspaper heiress Pa- left the country.” |trica Hearst said Wednesday it    “Few Scrapes” would be “impossible to meet” her terrorist abductors’ de-    recording    of    Miss mands for free food for all of Bearsts voice, dated Feb. 8 and California’s needy    delivered to a local EM radio    winning    author    Alexander    Solz- Randolph Hearst    said    he    sta**on* started out:    henitsyn    arrived    in    West    Ger- Reds Send Author to Free Zone BONN IAP I - Nobel Prize- “Mom, Dad, I’m okay. a many Wednesday after being would offer a counter-proposal *    .    , within the next two days.    “I had a few .scrapes and s^r*PPed of his Soviet citizenship Hearst, editor and president of:stuff, but they washed them up an(* expelled From his home-the San Francisco Examiner, I and they’re getting okay and I *ant‘- addressed his daughter, Pa-[caught a cold but they’re giving The Soviet news agency Tass tricia, 19. in remarks read at a me pills for it and stuff. I’m not announced in Moscow that the news conference that was also being .starved or beaten or un- presidium of the supreme sovi-broadcast from his Hillsborough necessarily frightened ...    et, the Soviet parliament, had home.    “i’m    kept    blindfolded    usually, taken away the outspoken au* “Patty, I hope you are listen- so that I can’t identify anyone! ^ors citizenship for perlorm-tng, Hearst said. “We’re really My hands are often tied, but 'n8 systematically actions that pleased to know' you’re okay. | generally they’re not. I’m not afe incompatible with being a You sounded a little    tired, or    gagged or anything. I’m com-1    c*,lzen    °F the USSR and    detri- like you were sedated, but you    fortable and I    think you can tell    Rental    to the Union    of    Soviet sounded all    right and I’m    sure    that I’m not    really terrified    or    Socialist Republics.” the people    that have you    are    anything, and    I’m okay . ..    Tass said Solzhenitsyn’s    fami- telling the truth when they    say    “I’m with    a    combat    unit    ^ including his    wife and three they’re treating you under    the    that s armed    with    automatic    sons’    “can j°>n    when they Geneva convention.    weapons and    there’s also a    deem it necessary. I just wanted to let    you know    medical team    here and there’s    Not Informed it’s a little    frightening because    no way that    I will be released    _ . .    ..    ,    ..... , the original    demand is one    that    until they let me go so    it    solzhemt.syn s wife told    newels impossible to meet. However,    wouldn't do any    good    for    some-    men    Wednesday    nigh in Mos- in the next 24 to 48 hours, I    will    body to come    in    here    and    try to    (ovv    not    informed he trying my hest to come back get me out by force. with some kind of a counter- “These people aren’t just a bunch of nuts. They’ve been re- <Continued: Page 3, Col. 3.) offer that’s acceptable ’’ $402 Million —UPI Teltohoto FLEE SHELLING — With smoke billowing from their nome in the background, members of a Cambodian family flee for safety as insurgent forces shell Phnom Penh. Oil Consumers Set Broad Accord State officials ray the kidnapers’ demands could cost as much as $402 million. A recording of the girl’s voice,! a monotone which an FBI agent said sounded as if she might be very tired or drugged, was sent to Hearst Tuesday along with a Cold Water Cave Access Costs Aired letter demanding a month-longpy praB|j Nve tries concerned including oil tional energy sources so as to other European members back- handout of food in supermarkets)    MOINES    —    Cold Water producing countries ... to ac-,diversity supplies.    ,ing the U.S.    from    San    Francisco    to Los An- cave -n Howard and Winneshiek „ni„roto    Accelerating    energy    research    West    German    Finance    Min-    goes ,    and development programs    iSter Helmut Schmidt said na-    The heiress    said    .she    was|mjcht    he supply and    demand situation,| through international coopera-    tions that need oil must cooper-    “okay’ and    had    not    beclothe    public ameliorate the adverse cconom-.tjve efforts.    ate rather than everyone trying farmed although she was blind- ic consequences of the existing France continued to insist “to save his own skin.” situation and lay the ground- that the ‘‘action program of in- .Jobert, speaking up for the work for a more equitable and j ternational cooperation” should|right to an independent course. I stable international    energy rein-! he carried out within the exist-j    replied that Schmidt was right President    Nixon    in    his    State    While    declining    to    go    along tionship.”    ing framework of the Organza-    - “Except that we of the    Union    speech    placed    with    some of the    steps    the    other! According    to the    draft com- Hon for Economic Cooperation    have the same hide. Some of us great hope on an “urgent [countries believed necessary to WASHINGTON I UPI I - The 113-nation conference of oil con-; sliming countries reached bi oad agreement Wednesday on the necessity of holding a meeting King Faisal of Saudi Arabia toiwith Arab and other oil pro-continue the boycott until an ducing countries to try to allevi-Israeli-S v r i a n disengagement ate the effects of the world pact is signed.    crisis of the official decision and had no comment “I will not really believe it until I hear his voice telling me it is true,” Mrs. Natalya Solzhenitsyn told newsmen who j called at her apartment in central Moscow. “If he can, I know he will call me.” Her eyes were red. She looked distraught and she said, “We are all very upset.” Behind her, her mother held one of Solzhenitsyn’s th-ee sons. The boy was crying. “Now he is in a free country he will be able to tell everything counties    in Northeast Iowa    himself,” she said. “I * don’t made accessible to    want to say too much. I know at cost estimates    yOU w,n understand. Please for- folded most of the time.    I LIAL' n f . fr?}m ^50*000 [o give mc." $575,500, according to two of The Nobel Prize author flew "armnK    three    commercial cave develop    from Moscow aboard a Soviet She called on    her “daddy” to ers    airliner that taxied to a far drn’t oil I "get that food thing organized’’ , third developer agreed corner of Frankfurt airport, and warned against any attempt Cold VVa'er has tourist possibili- beyond the view of waiting re- Aceoraing to the arati com- non ior economic cooperation nave the same hide. some ot us. .    .    .    .    T Y .    * »i«.c hut hih otv» •>    \—    " , . ..    .    .....b munique which bracketed, and Development I[O E CD > J have tight, shiny hides; others (ree ^ bv^ree*r abdut,ors <,r„matl. The estimates did not ^Tipton w’YYonJmoTby land acquisition or ac- airport spokesman. Newsmen were barred from i approaching the plane “in the -page interim report to;interest of Mr Solzhenitsyn,” land rights, statements were included The postponement occurred}^    r    listers    of    all    13    countries — the Officials said it was not clear as    four Arab    leaders gathered    conference agreed to an n*n<‘ members of the European    as >'c* J118* l)OW I be final eom- Wednesday in    Algiers to discuf=.^    earjy meeting of oil-consuming Common Market plus Canada,    munique would handle the por- oil    matter* and disengagement | and producinR countries, but th«* U.S., Japan and Norway-    tions °f ,he agreement with France held out and did not co “concurred in the need for com-1    which France disagreed. It was france nera out ana ara not Wprehens|ve aclion proRram to    assumed that they would simply In a final communique, adopt-!**! with all facets of the world    J* "oh* as sections on which cd at the windup of a three-day|enerR.v situation by cooperative f ranee reserved its position. conference here, the diplomats measurcs.    , Representatives of the of Syrian and Israeli forces on the Golan Heights. The official Algerian radio .said the meeting had been called to consider “new and important developments” in tl»e Middle East situation since a full-scale Arab summit last November. “New Developments” 40 Vehicles in Pileups in Fog JACKSON, Mich (API - An estimated 40 to 50 cars and Robert Ray on scientific they would progress in exploring the cave abide bv Hearst’s wishes.    — a report he called “encourag The letter from the hitherto ing.” obscure SLA set one “ransom” agreed to establish a coordinal-, ing group headed by senior officials and to consult with developing countries in the preparations for the eonsumer-producer Invite Others 13 countries worked through the night on the draft communique, added: “They recognize finally completing their work at aspects; 5 a m. CHT The official Algerian radio said the meeting in Algiers - As he left a meeting of foreign allended bv Sadat. Assad. King ministers who had been discuss-Faisal and President Houaril!"* a*«fl communique, Brinsh Boumedienne of Algeria been called to consider “new It that on some of these they propriate, other countries to join with them in these efforts.” The communique agreed that condition as the providing of $70 of food apiece beginning Fob 19 to everyone on welfare, receiving social security benefits, dws-1 trucks crashed in at least four abled veterans, parolees and separate pileups on fogbound persons out of jail on bail Interstate 94 Wednesday. ”1 hope the Prue will come when more people can view the wonders of this cave,” said the governor, who made a personal inspection trip into the cave several months ago. The progress report was made the airport spokesman said. Was Expected Earlier a spokesman for West German author Heinrich Boll, also a Nobel Prize winner, had said Solzhenitsyn was expected to travel to Boll’s country house between Frankfurt and Bonn on the west side of the Rhine. Boll’s country house was cordoned off by police but the German author told newsmen there have come cause the agenda was confined to possibly lifting the embargo against the U.S. Iraq favors a harder line. advocating complete nationalization of U.S. oil interests in the Middle East and withdrawal of Arab money from American hanks. Observers in Beirut specula (.ritiriml rd a new date for the Tripoli ' A statement bv Miss Hearst in *,. .    .    the tape hinted that the SLA'si by Donald Koch, project scien- Nineteen persons were    u|t|mate demund in exchange hist. for Director Sam Tuthill of . nothin* talizcd, several m serious eondl-,    ® I Iowa    r.onlniriral    Survey    and    1    no    nol"in8 may wish to invite, as ap- ju ponfer n _ u d Keen lion    ST *    *    be    the    free-    8    y    here    to    work    in    peace    on    a new roe conference IBI oeen non.    dom Qf jW() members now' Director Fred Pnewert of the . „    ^ scheduled to end Tuesday but “Cars are ripper apart like ,n priSOn.    Iowa conservation commission novei- Frances refusal to go along    tin cans, trucks are jackknifed! Bejn<r held at    San    Quentin * The    final report    is not    due    Government    spokesman Rue- such an action nmoram of inter-1 Wilh US Pr°P°sals supported, in the road” said a witness.    they are t.harRed wi(h !ast No- until Jan 17, 1975 when a can-i^g" von Wechmar announced national eooDcration should in ^    made a third “You can’t sec 20 feet in front vember’g ambush-slaying o f tract with Kenneth Flatland, a 1,1 capital that the Kremlin had Foreign Minister Sir Alec Doug- ,nd „th charm* of means day necessar^*    of you.” a policeman said    Marcus Foster. Oakland's black farmer, for permission to do ex-bad informed Bonn that Solz* ....... 8    1    ‘ Cars and trucks driving superintendent of schools.    ploration drilling on his |and henitsyn would be coming there. through the fog struck other    Miss Hearst said the two    men over the cave, expires, vehicles that had managed to    charged are white, and the    men    , cgWatorg Atlend avoid earlier accidents    seen leaving the Foster killing The chain reaction started    were black. She said the    kid-    mdd< h|s report a roc about 9:45 a m. Within two natters felt    the former    two    were 0 the    8ovt‘rnor at    a .session to next    minutes there were at least 20 being held    only    because    they liars and trucks in the pileup,”iwere S1*A members, fsaid a witness    She also made a reference to las-Home said there was “broad a oroducer-con- nce.” Concerted Cooperation and important developments” |n a8reem€^ on the Middle East situation.    !    sumrr conft*re The first indication that trouble for the Tripoli conference was ahead came Tuesday night when radical Iraq announced it jor ••concer^ed international co wais boycotting the meeting bo und s^ou^ ......... ''""essary follow inc I French Foreign Minister Mi-1 (chel Jobi*rt said American oil re.    companies are to blame for    the crisis, and he said he did    not ,    „    „    believe Secretary of State    Kis-i A draft of the communique A system of    ail<Mating oil    sup-    sln.,(,r s Monday offer made available to UPI called PM®* »n times ol emergency or severe shortages. operation between all the coun- .Speeding development of midl and efforts" in the areas: Conserving energy straining demand. to share U. S. oil with others the time there is an oil crisis. Ash Energy Comment Stirs Simon Sarcasm set bv WASHINGTON (AIG Fed- conference d eral energy chief William Simon g(.f 1 budget director Roy -m. calling the energy to discuss the bud “Question (titer” “I question if there were such a crisis would such an offer be made.” Jobert said. The debate produced the first major split among members of the European Common Market. (d' d with West Germany and the which legislators were invited. Among those attending were (Continued: Page 2. Col. I.) laid placed Ash for exchange recalled a dei ^ Jon crisis a short-te in problem and sfluabbl< ast September be tween Treasury S e c r e t a r y • corge Shultz and Melvin Nixon’s eonferenee would be Arab leaders once a    added “Maybe I should ask had    been    reached    at    ta    ,    gi«rs    ^    ^ keep his cotton-    .teorgr snuiiz anc meeting.    pickin’ hands off energy poll    Laird, then President Egyptian    report*    »■«    1    ri's;; [,v    top    adviser, ident    Sadat    wanted    to «xpress    ^|(non W.JS responding to    While Shultz was on a trip to appreciation    for    the    .    <    (l,,    questions about a statement by    Japan. Laird, iii Washington, Ash that the long lines of cars    announced a tax increase pro- around gasoline stations and    posal, prompting Shultz to re- other critical problems resulting    spend: “The President’s adviser from the energy shortage will    on domestic affairs can keep his end this year.    cotton-pickin' hands off econom- “The shortages will he    here    ic policy.” for a long time to come.” Simon Before making the comment, said.    Shultz conferred by telephone He added sarcastically    that    from Tokyo with his deputy sec* perhaps he should call a    news    retary — William Simon by casing the oil embargo. He waft expected to press his jxunt at the Algiers meeting. Today'* Chuckle Married couples who sit on one chair have the least room for argument.    c*»vrian» Today s Index Comics       81) Courthouse    .. SA Crossword    8D Daily Record    3A Deaths    3A Editorial Features    8,\ i arm    DC Financial    91) Marion    5B Movies    8C Society    IUB-13B Sports    ID    oh State    IC-3C I cie vision    71) Want Ads    I ID-131) WASHINGTON (AIG - Pres-jficiency of this Nixon asked congress stride with the Wednesday to set up a revenue imand sharing program that would provide $19.3 billion tor public traits port at ion and better highways over the next six years. Nixon also asked the congress to approve his plan to revitalize the nation s rail system through a $2 billion loan guarantee and through relaxed regulatory restraints. “The energy crisis has under- grams in fiscal year scored an important lesson. Our begins July I. system of national transport Of that total. $11 billion would lotion is not working at max ,come from the highway trust linum efficiency,” Nixon said in fund and could be used either a message to congress on trails- for highways in urban areas or potation.    for mass transit. “As our society grows and our Another $700 million would he economy continues to expand, allocated directly for transit we must insure that the cf- use. including operating sub He said the government was prepared to accept the Russian writer. Von Wechmar said it was not yet known whether Solzhenitsyn would settle permanently in West Germany. The West German embassy in Moscow said it had no information about Solzhenitsyn’s deportation Officials said the embassy was not involved Informed sources in Bonn said system keeps    sidles for current    transit    sys-j earlier they knew Solzhenitsyn changing de-(terns.    was deported by Soviet authori- on it,” Nixon The final $7U0 million would ties. be used to continue current cap-    Virulent    Campaign Flexibility    I    ital    grants    programs admims j The author’s arrest iii Moscow He    said    the    nation should    rod by    the urban    mass    trans-    climaxed a virulent official center its    efforts    on achieving a    potation    administration flexible and balanced transpor-    Trust    Fund End tat ion system Transit Plan to Congress press, radio and television campaign against Solzhenitsyn since his book reviewing Soviet police The President's proposal would make $2 5 billion avail-i able for use by cities and towns Hor their transportation pro-1975. which I" addition the legtalaUon „rrtlr _ ..(iul Archlpe,u(!0.. 11 r o£,r,,n rvr -    ■» »■«*«*!* out by 19/8 the current distinc tion between highway funds and mass transit funds. It would set up a new mechanism for lurid-! weeks ago. Solzhenitsyn, in a statement prepared in anticipation of his „ , .J    arrest,    said    he    would keep silent IRK all transportation programs,jf ,,ut „„ lrla| ..Jj,, I10, oui of general revenue funds work ha|( h„ur (of my ()p. Highways currently are fund- pressers” if sentenced to a ed through a trust fund which is labor camp again composed of gasoline and high- “In this way, I leave them the way use taxes.    simple    choice of all tyrants: to Nixon said his proposal to kill me quickly because I write (Continued: Page 3, Col. 8 ) (Continued: Page 3, Col 4 ) ;

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