Cedar Rapids Gazette, February 17, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette

February 17, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - February 17, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS l itchi Itulllc Thai Never Muds (In Section A) Weather- Mostly fair today, Nj*lls 50 to 55. Mostly cloudy tonight, lows in upper 30s VOLUME 92 NU MB KH 39FRIENDLY KAT FANCIERS Hrs! (<. ll. (Juanpion,sin/> Shaw (In Section C) Section A 1    ^,    ,,    '    i    WM    nom    »i    ftwmm    i    iiiyrnirMiBBMiWHWiOPWHwrnrniiinii CITY FINAL 35 CENTS CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA. SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 1974 ASSOCIATED PRESS, UPI, NKW YORK TIMES Arab Envoys Arrive For Kissinger Talks WASHINGTON (AU) — Theistate will be in Lahore then for foreign ministers of Egypt and a 30-nation Islamic .summit con-; Saudi Arabia arrived here Sat-Terence, urday night for talks with Secre-j Kissinger had flown up from; tary bf State Kissinger on disen-; Florida an hour before the Arab gagement of Israeli and Syrian envoys arrived after charting forces in the Golan Heights. strategy with President Nixon “We have decided to come at Key Biscayne. In brief re- after being sure that something has to happen in these long, long difficulties,” said Omar Sakkaf, the Saudi minister, following a bear-hug from singer at Dulles airport. Hope for Solution marks, the secretary said, “We will conduct our conversations with the friendship and confidence that has characterized) Kis-lour relations.” Kissinger added, “We will listen with great attention and state our views with frankness.” j Sakkaf, with Egyptian foreign minister Ismail Fahmy at his    K*ss an(I side, paid he hoped for a solu- Fahmy, stepping first from an tion “during our visit to this j entranceway to where Kissinger country.”    waited, kissed the    secretary on In Tripoli, Libya,    informants    both cheeks and    received an close to Libyan President embrace in return. Moammar Khadafy    said a    full-    Sakkaf referred    to Kissinger scale Arab summit meeting    will    aK ‘‘my friend,    Henry” and be held in Lahore, Pakistan,|said: “We are very hopeful that, next Friday to learn the results our talks with our friends here of the Washington meeting from will be very good and very fruit- 'Will Accept Sincere Effort' On Food Demand, SLA Says BERKELEY,    Calif.    (AP) —-(state’s    poor,    aged,    paroled and can and everything will    be The    kidnapers    of    heiress Pa* needy.    fine,” Miss Hearst said, tricia Hearst told her family Hearst has said he could not Saturday they •■wilt accept a poss.^y meet such a demand,    £ sincere effort on your part in but he has said a proposal was sh, h.1(|    in(entlon meeting their demands    for a being worked out on a modified    h(,in,    released alive multimillion dollar food    givea- scale. He has pledged to    do way to the state’s poor.    whatever he can to get    his    It s    really depressing to    hear In a tape recording delivered daughter returned safely.    people    talk about me    like    Pm “Basically Okay”    ,lea(l- 1 cant exPlain whal    lt's . .    like ... lf everybody is con- So.. whatever you come up vinced that , am dead wellf with basically is okay,’ the ithen it gives the FBI an excuse voice of Hearses daughter said to come in here and t to ,j in the tape recording the second mc (XJt Vm sure that if the “We are quite able and aware wh,ch has been received fromjpgj ^ come in and get me of the extent of your capabilities [jer, s'!1?e ,^.e ^as kidnaped in a ouj by force ^at they won t as we are also aware of tho J    S by tW° blaCk men have time to decide who to kill. as we are also aware ot me and a white woman    __________ “And just do it as fast as you (Continued: Page 3, Col. 7.) to the family, a man identifying himself as a general field marshal of the Symbionese liberation Army also said: “Able and Aware” Sakkaf and Fahmy. Most of the 19 Arab heads of ful. AP Wirephoto Weekend Drivers Face Triple Squeeze on Gas On Authenticity Of lanes The Saudi minister noted that he and Fahmy are bringing f!    vi(‘ws that hav(> ,he endorsc- iSfrJOr Is*    UCH Blo    ment of Syria and Algeria as well as Saudi Arabia and Egypt. Fahmy and Sakkaf are bringing with them the Arab conditions for Syrian participation in negotiations with Israel. The «    talks could lead to an easing of WASHING ION ii Uh re- ^ Arab oil boycott and produc-liminarv studies by the court'I tion squeeze, appointed panel of electronics j **,rbey will be* discussing the experts bas found that two of yjjddje    situation and all the Watergate tapes may not be aspectfi of it » said Rona|d authentic and may actually be Ziegler, the White House press! rerecordings of conversations, secretary. The Washington Post reported Sunday.    Exchanged Fire Alexander Haig, White House Meanwhile, Syrian and Israeli food told The Post forces exchanged artillery fire! Shooting Spree John Flaherty, 71, receives aid after being wounded in a shooting spree on a Tampa, Fla., street corner. Dead is Charles Stevens whom persons at the scene said grabbed a policeman's pistol during a scuffle and opened fire. The policeman, identified as J. VV. Carter, was said to be seriously injured. Joseph Lemelin, a security guard at a nearby store, shot and killed Stevens but was himself wounded in the exchange of gunfire. Another bystander, Ronald Smith, 17, was also wounded in the shooting. Food Controls May Stay WASHINGTON (AP) prices zooming — With on price upward, «nents chief of staff. 1 ,,c. * ”aT "    ZI*I« A™ I again, the administration may Saturday night. There is no for a second consecutive nay, h    J such report, tentative or other- along the Golan HeightkS cease-!be reluctant to lift wage and wise, by the panel of experts.’’ fire lines Saturday.    price controls from the food in-! industry after April 30 without fruits and vegetables, and, to a He called the story by investi-J A military    spokesman in Da-    dustry without solid anti-infla-    such commitments. “Pm    not    lesser extent, sugar    and some galive reporters Bob Woodward    mascus said    Syria destroyed an,tion commitments, Cost of Liv-    sure anybody knows at    this    dairy products, and Carl Bernstein a “hum- Israeli engineering unit and in- ing Council officials say.    point,”    he    said.    “When    people    think    controls dinger” and said, “We will take    fileted some    casualties in a 25-    Kenneth Fedor, the council’s    Other council sources,    who    didn't work in 1973,    they are it (the story) on like no other    minute clash    on the front's cen-    top food expert, said the council    did not want to be named,    said    jumping to conclusions. There I spokesman can needs of the people.” The comments of that man identified in the tape as General | Field Marshal Chin, came at the end of a longer recording in which Miss Hearst assured her family she is fine and expects to be freed by her captors if an attempt is    made    to    meet    the    kid-    n napers’    demands.    “I    would    like    ^ Associated Press    liar customers    —    got    some    good to emphasize that I am alive    Gasoline-hunting motorists in    news on Saturday. and that I am well,” said the    some areas of the country faced    Another Penny voice of the 19-year-old college!a triple squeeze this weekend: sophomore who was kidnaped on    Rationing. Washington’s birth-    John    Sawhill, deputy adminis- day closings and protests by    ’ trator    of the Federal    Energy service station operators. They; Office, said station Gyrators also learned there’s a price hike whose allocations have been cut in the offing at many gas st a- by more than 15 percent can lions.    ;    add another penny-per-gallon to Rationing    plans —    most    of    the price    of    fuel.    beginning    next them based    on the    odd-even    month. Oregon system — were in effect Some station owners weren’t in eight states and the District satisfied with the increase. “They weren’t trying to of Columbia.    “It’s no good ... it’s too little present an unreasonable re- Gasoline dealers — some of too late,” said Jim Miller, pres* quest. It was never intended whom have threatened shut- ident of the Florida Allied Gaso-that you feed the whole state,” downs to press their demands j.» the voice of Miss Hearst said cf. for higher prices and lo protest Mi„er sald ma|]Jf    jn rules .I lout Miami, Orlando and Sarasota Feb. 4. She asked her parents, newspaper publisher Hun-dolph Hearst and his wife, lo do what they could to meet the food giveaway demand that could cost as much as $100 million. restraining commit-1 officials questioned whether.. , controls helped restrain    retail I .femajjd that called for $70 ^ government Fedor said he did not know if    food prices at all    last    year, the administration would    seek    Fedor thinks they    have,    espc- to extend controls over the    toed! dally for canned    and    frozen worth of Tee food to each of the preferential treatment for sti"pianneTprotes7‘aet'ions’"-j    _    _    either    shutting    down    Monday    or Democrat Says President's Transit Plan Falls Short story has fore.” been taken on be The Post quoted sources at the White House and close to the special prosecutor’s office as saying if the tapes in question are rerecordings it would be almost impossible to deter- (Continued: Page 3, Col 6.) tral sector. There was no men- hopes it can lift controls from they believed the administration was a 36 percent increase at the tion of Syrian losses.    the food industry, along with would have trouble lifting con farm level, that’s the story of 1(Ient Nixon’s transportation the administration The Israeli national radio said most of the rest of the economy trois from food during a time of 1973.” Fedor said in an inter-1P**°P°sals may indicate helpful ld_it die. “Come along about Wednes- ,Am a m r ♦ # u u    .    *•    day, there probably won’t be (AP) - A interstate highway construction bul , handJ of s|axjons „ congressional and w**s opened in a limited \ij||er sajd Al Hem. a spokesman for the WASHINGTON lf or I Democrats said Saturday Presley to mass transit aid. “as if expected to Syrian artillerymen fired four | by April 30. I sheiks at Israeli forces near I rapidly rising prices. „    Prices    of    agricultural    prod- Jaba in the area captured from    '    Not Sun‘    (ucts at the farm level were up Syria during the October war. Rut he indicated that in talks 8.1 percent in January, the gov-The Israelis suffered no casual-!with food industry represent- eminent reported, after a 36 ties and returned the fire, the atives, the council so far has;percent increase in all of 1973. radio said,    (been    unable    to reach agreement Although some administration Solzhenitsyn Greets Fellow Emigre By Henry Kamm New York Timet Service ZURICH Aleksandr henitsyn briefly interrupted his seclusion Saturday to give an admirer who recently emigrated from the Soviet Union an >n-dication of his nostalgia for his native country, which expelled him last Tuesday. The author agreed to receive the young woman, who preferred not to h«' identified, when he arrived here Friday because she had brought him lilacs and roses with a note recalling a proverb of the provincial town of Ryazan, where Solzhenitsyn settled in 1956 alter his release from prison ca mn Ile empha sized that otherwise lie was not talking to any callers filled with its blossoms. The au-j Solzhenitsyn looked harried I fled, it is believed that Solzhen* thor thanked her warmly and and unhappy as he emerged this itsyn will refrain from making Sol/- j kissed her hand.    morning from the building any public statements. Solzhenitsyn asked her how (where the lawyer, Fritz Heeb, Solzhenitsyn acknowledged she felt about the Soviet Union occupies a third-fioor apart-j without response the Russian from afar. The young woman ment. Hastening to a car parked woman’s wish that he and his replied that she wanted one day in the rear, he said in Russian, J family would soon bi' reunited. to see Russia again, “but . . “I am in a hurry, I am in a Tin' exiled writer shrugged hurry.’’ brushing aside the mi-sadly at the unspoken thought, crophones and notebooks of the as though she had expressed his j pursuing newsmen, feelings as well.    He    returned    three    hours    later The Nobel Prize-winning au-j without comment on where he thor was exiled in the wake of and Heeb had boon “You are the foreign publication of his outrageous," the lawyer scold-latest book. “TIM' Gulag Arehi- cd the newsmen surrounding pelago, 1918-1956,” an account of Solzhenitsyn. Quickly the two the Soviet security and prison entered th*' working-class housing project in suburban Oerlikon move secret service pro'eel ion and returned lo the apartment, for former Vice - president where tho Venetian blinds rt mained drawn “Don’t forget Russia,” he said, then turned and ended the conversation. No Action Taken On Agnew Guard WASHINGTON (UPI) President Nixon has declined to re- “Marvelous Proverbs ' “I was touched by your proverb,” the writer to the woman s “We have marvelous; proverbs They don’t have anything like it in tile West The woman said Solzhenitsyn appeared moved when she told him she had chosen lilacs because Ryazan iii the spring us T oilily'* system. Horde of Reporters    where the Venetian blinds re-    Agnew despile a ruling Friday Solzhenitsyn met with the mained drawn    by „M. ra| Accounting Of woman in a hallway of the su-    Kxi|,.    ;fice lhat 00lllinned protection is burban apartment of his lawyer.    ...    .    t ...    „ I A . rain,, where he leis bern since irriv- Al"°"K    the matters lleeb    has    llU'Kal ‘""l    W|M    ,u‘' ,w pdld ,0C' said according J where he has bctn    ;... .    ,......  J    A    spokesman    for    Nixon    in account later.(ing here by plane from Westj8®*® "** ,,M(‘ ”ls * * wtri ® Rl,v Hiscavne, Fla , said Satur- Germany He said on the tele-    was    Solzhenitsyn s place jdj|V COntptroller General Elmer phone while arranging the meet- of exile.    Once that is    decided,    staats’    refusal ing that he would have liked to tilt' author presumably    will    ask    Money    tor    tin come outside hut could not be- his wife and their three chil-    Monday was under study by the!ijon in higher grocery bills, cause of the horde of camera- dren, as well as his wife’s son    treasury department, w hich    Rut Fedor said    $12 billion    of men and reporters in the street, from an earlier marriage and    (supervises the service.    this went to the    farmer, and When others in the apartment her mother, to apply for |R*rntis-    \ secret service spokesman    only $6 billion to    the food    in tried to dissuade the novelist sion to join him.    said the protective a g e n c y dustry to cover increasing costs going to meet the young The Soviet Union has said it view. Impossible Fedor, administrator of tho council’s Office of Food, said it was impossible to estimate how much food prices might have increased without controls last year and how much more they I might increase if controls are1 lifted this year. Once they are lifted, however,! there will be a scramble by food manufacturers and distributors! to build up their profit margins, which were restrained under the controls program, Fedor said.! “There will be a lot of market testing going on,” he added Prices at the farm level were not subject to controls during 1973 and the food industry was able to pass along the 36 percent increase in farm prices to. the consumer automatically. But, Fedor said, the pinch on! prices came at the food manu-j factoring and distribution! levels, including supermarkets, because they were not allowed to increase the amount of profits proportionate with increasing farm prices, "Up Slightly” Except for receipts by farmers, Fedor said, “gross profits were up very very slightly and as a percentage of sales, they went down.” Retail food price: to p r o v i d e percent last year, guard beyond|Americans an additional $18 btl Colorado Petroleum Retailers .    Assn.    said the price hike will be changes in policy but fall short I he railroad plan contains,.^ administrHative monstrosi. of “a massive, bnad-based as- proposals for loosening govern-|t„ to enforcc sault on our nation s basic ment controls over rate-making||| transportation problems ’    and the abandonment of lines, The proposed Transportation McFall sai Assistance Act, said Rep. John thef are more moderate than; McFall < O-Calif.) “has been i en* lier proposals rejected by jjle Washington’s birthday billed as a big-money recoin- con8iess’ they will have to be holiday on Monday complicated Motorists, meanwhile, con- uw.tuw.t.vMt vu ....va, t|nued    for gasoline. aid. He said that while    B Complicated Holiday mendation. However, it does not provide the big infusion of funds that it seems to imply.” “The act would simply rearrange funds and in some cases cities and states would come up with less than they thought they had,” he said. McFall is the house Democratic whip and was selected by the party leadership in both chambers to deliver a radio response to Nixon’s address last Saturday. Among Nixon’s proposals were $16 billion in federal aid for metropolitan and rural transportation with two-thirds of; it tor use by state and local gov - |(>d (d a camera, a recorder ant emmcnts. lit' also proposed $2 a .X)Wer unjt billion in federal guarantees to improve railroads. McFall said Nixon acknowledged for the first time the need for operating assistance for city mass transit systems. But, he said, it “would not be available unless a city gave up construction money to get it — thus. examined carefully. $3,000 TV Unit Stolen At Kirkwood Officials at Kirkwood Community college Saturday reported to police the theft of a closed-] circuit television unit valued at $3,000. The unit reportedly was taken after a college building was broken into between IO p.m. Friday and 4 a.in. Saturday. The closed circuit unit consis the situation. Many station owners who have been closing regularly qn Sunday decided to take a long weekend, prompting ; motorists to try to stock up on Friday and Saturday. The problems were worst in the big cities. The Automobile Club of South- (Continued: Page 3, Col. 2.) Today s Index Simon Receives Secret Service Team of Guards were up 20 taketh avvav which cost WASHINGTON (AP) - Fed oral energy chief William Si-! while, one hand giveth, the other mon Chuckle its limn A small town is where no sooner done than said Copyright to meet the woman, he dismissed their eau-! will let Solzhenitsyn’s family de timks by .saving, “ZcmlyuchkaJpart, although it has not indicat-Zemlyachka. a Russian word od which family members are for the someone same soil who comes from could not remove the Agnew of labor, detail “until the President or* pollution dors the secretary of the treas-jin profits urv to order the secret service'and processors’ level was $ I (Mi address makes no mention of packaging and trans-Tho over-all increase at the manufacturers’ “After 1977," he said. “all money would be thrown into a common pot, subject to far more demands than it could fulfill . . , As the range of choices widens, the money available to cities tor each purpose diminishes.” McFall said the transportation eligible for emigration. Until his to stop We have family’s future has been clan any such orders ' not received million, which lie said was very continuing, atter 1977, the high ths been assigned secret service bodyguards, the treasury department and Federal Energy Office confirmed on Saturday. Officials would not say why tile protection had b e e n assigned to Simon but Charles Arnold, a treasury spokesman, said, “draw your own conclusions ” Asked if Simon had been threatened, Arnold said: “I cannot tell vou. 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