Cedar Rapids Gazette, February 23, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette

February 23, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - February 23, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa feather- (Tinner .,r I, ...... •nniUKh .Sunday. ow. In Zl ,![*'    Sunday    in VOLUME    rn NUMBER 45 NAB Lv Mat rn * We CITY FINAL IO CENTS CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA, SATURDAY, FERRI AHY 23. 1974 ASSOCIATED PRESS, UPI, NEW YORK TIMES Hearst Kidnaper Reaction Awaited HILLSBOROUGH, Calif. (AH) - The family of Patricia Hearst is waiting to see how her kidnapers react to learning that I heir latest demand won’t be met. unless she is released unharmed. (harles (iould, publisher of the Hearst-owned San Francisco Examiner, said Friday that, if Miss Hearst is freed, the Hearst Corp. will meet demands for an additional $4 million to bolster a $2 million free-food program for the needy set up at the kidnapers’ insistence. Gould said $2 million of the new money would be paid “immediately on her release and $2 million will be contributed in January, 1975. This January payment will be evidenced by a binding agreement” with the food program. Friday with thousands of persons taking home bags of free groceries, despite some confusion and violence that, closed one of four distribution outlets in the San Francisco bay area. Police shut down the East Oakland center after it had served only a handful of the (Photos on Picture Page) Some Violence Tho food program, called People in Need, got under way U. S. Line on Cuba Called "Stone Age" MEXICO CITY (AP) - A number of Latin American foreign ministers have called on the U.S. to soften its position toward Cuba, with one calling Washington’s policy “sheer Stone Age stupidity.” The issue was the focus of attention during a closed-door meeting Friday night between Secretary of State Kissinger and the 24 Latin American and Caribbean ministers attending the hemispheric conference. 5,000 who waited in line for several hours. A few recipients, apparently angered that food was being thrown to them from trucks instead of handed out, began throwing bottles, cans and milk cartons at the truck. Police cleared the area. Sporadic violence continued near the center into the evening. Police reported a small fire was set at a food store a block away and at a hardware store in the area. Gould spoke to newsmen after the victim's father, Randolph Hearst, said he could not afford the new demand by the Sym-bionese Liberation Army. He Is chairman of the Hearst Corp. and editor and president of the Examiner. He's Free, Safe; Ransom Regained ATLANTA (AP) — A self-jvictory,” he said. But he con-employed subcontractor and his ceded. “They frightened me wife have been arrested in the |very badly. They frightened my kidnaping of newspaper editor! y‘ newspaper Reg Murphy, the FBI said Saturday. Murphy was released unharmed Friday night Police said the $700,000 ran- Standing with his arms around his two daughters and his tearful wife, Murphy continued: Before I was so rudely inter- sum was recovered .Saturday at [’uPt<‘d. I used to say this ought the home of the Lilburn, Ga., couple charged sn the kidnap- , to be a civilized country. I still think this ought to be a civilized ,    country. The people who think mg. Lilburn is on the    northeast    like this (the kidnapers) are edge of Atlanta.    going to have to use some other The two were arraigned Sat-!,act‘cs because this won’t win urday. U.S. Magistrate J. Roger thpm many friends.” Thompson set bond for William    In    Car Trunk A ll. Williams, 33, at $1 million.!    . Bond (or his wife. Betty, 26. was I U p.hyu sa,d hls k,<toaPf','> sol al 4500,000. Thompson sche-jiZ!''t Le>'jS V''?’ i"™* dulo,I a preliminary    tearing    for    h'Z h T T"d ™d '^ked ln March 4    th(‘ trunk of a (ar much of th<‘ rf,L    time. Three suitcases full of money W4TP fminH o!    1*1    He    said h,‘ was fre,‘d »n 3 police said 'Ifs helvy)m°tel Parking '0t in the north' home, KIDNAP VICTIM FREED — Murphy, his kidnap ordeal ended, outside his Atlanta home as his wife looks on. UPI Telephoto answers newsmen s questions nn.. mon    a    „iern    Part    °f    Atlanta    after    Minter one office™ id    °    d,'liwwi    ,h(' one ort leer said.    diate,y    cafcd    hjf,    wifc    af)d    hjs More Gas to 26 States; Skip Iowa “Out of My Hands” To meet the original $2 million demand, he put up $500,000 and the Hearst Foundation donated $1.5 million. lhe size of the latest de- 26 states, but for many motor-!    .    , mand is far beyond my finan-|fcts attempting to buy fuel this1 ’    ' sherman Tnbb,tt Sim<>n said the additional al- cial capability,’’ Hearst said, weekend the only realities are announced be would implement Jotmcnts would begin flowing to Therefore, the matter Is now iess gaSi more promises anc| a a mandatory rationing program service Four Men, Woman Leo Conroy, special agent in charge of the FBI office in Atlanta declined to say it add-T/VT tional arrests were expected. acldll's- 11 ~    In    <*laware,    one    ot    the    stately    in    the    order    late    Friday    pi,    Missouri, gasoline has been promised forlto receive an additional aBoF^gM i^m';^'of^eaiT' ^"ncw^Jety. New .Te fVeTThemseTveV^ SiL/SSL’F colleagues at the newspaper. I “About the American Revolutionary Army,” he said, “I don t know    enough to tell    you all    the is a group of    223 A t t .u ...    ,    members and six colonels who b *’ or\0 be Atlanta operate throughout the U.S. Constilunon said on Ins    release    They    are    committed    to the over- that his kidnapers    included    lour    lhrow of    what the    (.allc(1    lht men and a woman    Hr.    thnu    a. j    ,    _    ... stations quickly, _ possible nationwide strike by in- after midnight Sunday to keep;some cases immediately and HoiUimlnn4 ct of inn /iiunn.r.    •    ■    ...    .    I...... J    ’ out of my hands.”    _ the Hearst Coro* noMhe *Hear^tI^e*3en<^ent s,a,ion owners.    lines at stations down to a rea * should alleviate long lines. Foundation is controlled bv F:n,’r#?y Chief Wi,liam simon enable lengln.    T«?n    percent increases in    the members of the family.” He ™ Friday m«ht made bls sec-    court    Order    February gasoline supplies were °nd announcement of the week    ™    raer    given to 34 states and the D»- York, North Carolina, Oregon, members of the American Rev-Pennsylvania, Rhode Island,joiutionary Army, a previously South Carolina. Tenn&ssee, Ver- unheard-of. apparently right ) I me that all the American gov-(Continued: Page 2. Col. 6.1 in moot, Virginia and West \ir- wing extremist organization. ginia. also said that “no other funds (beyond the $4 million) will be|of additional abetments, order- More gasoline is also headed trict. Two states were given 6 mg an additional 326 million for Maryland, another state j Percent increases. anv circum- committed by the corporation or foundation under stances.” Charles Bates, gallons to 26 states (Iowa is not A U.S. spokesman said His- J™””......... ™»  list the list) and the District of singer’s remarks at the meeting ,    _    ,    ,    , Columbia did not respond to the ministers’! Cartes Bates, special FBI R t national spot check comments about Cuhi    agent in charge, said insistence f ““I a ndl,ona* *P<>1 cnee* _ ..    . ThT clrZn IttLd nation ,ha‘ Mias    he released f??d m0t0r's,s hav,n« a hard- bmore Friday ordered the Fed- wJs not SZ to the conf^I ba,ore ,be money is given" U gas in many era! Energy Office to allocate an ence. Fidel Castro's regime. “throws lhe bal1 hack'' to the 1^1,85 **T?, au their! additional 16 million gallons to largely at the insistence of kidnapers. Washington, has been ostracized    “Wait    and See" from the Organization of Ameri plagued with long lines. But just . ^bcae increases are manda- how much is not certain.    j    provide    ^hem'^bMralSng A U.S. district judge in Bal- from their own stocks. Operating Okay Issued by A E C For Power Plant With AU States Simon said the office Cedar Rapids News- The operating license for the Williams was (barged with violating the federal Hobbs Act which makt^s it a crime to extort money from a company that deals in interstate business. Mrs, Williams was charged with having knowledge of that violation and not reporting it. Served 18 Months Double Initial Capacity of Alaska Line CLEVELAND (AP) — The owners of the trans-Alaska pipeline are doubling its initial capacity because of rising con told I hompson tiiai struction costs and increasing monthly allocations. (the state. But the FEO won a can States since 1961 and the subject of U.S. economic blockade since 1962. Peruvian Move “We still have no information on if and when Patty will be released. Bates told newsmen. “We will continue doing as we Hijacker Slew Self; Twice Held os Picket -    -      would. work with all states to improve I P^"er station, was issued to reporting systems and allow1?*3 H,ectr*c Light and Power greater equalization of gasoline !,° ^r,^ay by the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC). Williams Duane Arnold Energy Center bad l)revi0USJy been arrested demand for oil, Standard Oil of (DABO, Iowa’s first nuclear (,r forgery and ‘"tersfate trams- ohio says. issued Potation of stolen vehicles. He supplies in March F.ighteen states were given up to 5 percent increases Tuesday. Some of them received a similar burst earlier in the month. of A Phila-i woman to accompany him to the National Congress of Petro- Charles Blasted, president of 2Lml,Cl<'aLplant. "il1 Pe i,vall1 (able to generate substantial quantities of have in the past, do everything There have been increased!^ can wilh0“‘ provokins any- BALTIMORE (Af* nrA«ciiiv>c in ppppnt mnnthc frnm thing against Patty. Well just). ' a* . other latin American nations Ihave t0 wait and swhat thejjff t,r* *ac8fnan *bo hadj the cockpit and shot the two leum Retailers — an association ^ ffLW    -(rom th* iXTCC d"—aga,n-Karrow !aid  ..........— Wll- :in lincilAAA«crtll hiio/tir aKamnt    (    hBTfac    Trnv'OP    nf    (ha    nnnnfn:     I___.1 said he on the car charge and placed on for the 1961 eminent check He commented, “My innocent The army has defeated ” Asked if he .    ..    ..    .    .    ...    Construction    is    to start this • Z^e rt,'nZ sp™«    A.«ka grants fbe necessary permits in April, f J*    >a    ,(>n    already, supply trucks daily g r> 0 a gov”, growl across an ice bridge over the Yukon river in a race wife is against spring, when the bridge will melt. been Duane Arnold, chairman the board and president, said issuance of the full-term, full-power operating license means InotAoto/i r Initially, the 48-inch pipeline was guilty, he re- was to reach full capacity of power before the P«*f. “Time will tell.”    two million barrels a day in of independent station owners -    dt%mands of *be lhe complaint said Williams steps, starting with a 600 000 ,    I kidnapers ”    TIV"*    "K    ni,,lc    nouse    nas    ...    warned that his 70 OOO members 7u?ime*’moalhs.    was aided and abetted in the, barrel daily flow Now the start- and move toward normal.zat.on « P>    w||    bimse|f    and two others in    I    oh.,    man    Urea    wou|d shu| d(|ttn (Wr ,|a(. )ng Arnold the next stops are "bdtKtton by others unknown, up capacity is to be I 2 million of relations    |jam Saxb(, y Rfnn ( an unsuccessful hijack attempt. Charles Troyer of the county Monday unless thee cot a Fn- I ,    !!    01    luadul« »* nuclear nod th,it his wife had knowledge daily. Sohio says Conference sources said Peru ,ha| (hp KR| wou|d rnntj » The shooting broke ou, „ Ba), police was at the plan., door and day afternoon meeting with gin ^ Z    ,he    slart    0f'm'    I    Doubled    Share i— ^ through the cockpit    ernment offjcia|s    '    *    |of low-power testing,    LMurPhy    was    fr^d    after    the They got the    meeting    and I haHI I--"*" “■*“ -www i«h»w  r *>-• d—    -viog rarrow said Troyer fired his    a^er it Binsted    said he    was proposal ^reportedly |amj|y*s wjshes jn handling the readied for a flight to Atlanta,    service revolver at the gunman “more confident” the shutdown case.    The    dead    were    the co-pilot, but was unable to penetrate thelcou,d be averted but he still However. Saxbe said the jus-|Fred Jones. 32, of Dallas. Mill®*®8- He thi n firH a more warned that dealers would have ence, The was supported bv other delega lions, including those of Colombia, Guyana and Jamaica rector and the start (,f the crime of low-power testing    Murphy was Following loading and test- Constitution managing editor, The revised plan means Sohio, ing. power production will be -lim Minter, delivered the ran-.which now holds about a 28 per- (Continued Page 2, Col. 7. a rnuana inH Tamair;i    J«»*,rrea jones. 61, OI Uaiias, an a—**** aa^    uitii    a    inure ' • ,u>dn‘    lice department would prose- airport security guard, George P°wcrful pistol, sending a volley to Pnce increases and meth- T J 1 I J Jamaican Foreign Minister cuj0 jhe kidnapers despite the Ramsburg. 24 and the gunman ()f bullet- through the window 0('s ,or serving regular en tom- ' OOOy 5 //7u6X idley Thompson reportedly family’s promieas not to press Samuel Bvck, 44.    A    state    niedical    examiner    crs    Church Overaraw Vow Dudley said: “To ignore Cuba is sheer j charges if their daughter is re Stone Age stupidity. Jamaica jeas(1(j unharmed refuses to join anyone who) «.j COuldn’t grant the takes an ostrich stance As the conference moved to a close, there were differences of sajd grant napers immunity, that’s way the law works,” Saxbe The pilot. Reese I^oftin, 39. of sa‘d* however, that Bvck Fort Worth was listed in critical of,:* ^-inflicted wound k'd condition after surgery. A rte-    Pheri the wardess, Karen Smoot, 23, of died i    States    lasted For station owners who were s no question the way pumping their tanks dry or this bomb was made this man shutting down. Simon said they! .    .    Detroit,    suffered    a severe back wanted to destroy himself and were “needlessly inconvem- '>e d°Par n^ injury when she jumped from l'v,‘r>bodv else. Farrow said. encing the American people.” the plane.    °yck    was    arrested    twict*    last    These    states were allotted ad- shniiis CuarH    !?** while picketing the White    ditional gasoline Friday night: *    House without a permit, He was    Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, It    all    began when Bvck.    car-    acquitted after a judge ruled    Delaware, Florida Illinois, tory ing    an attache case    which    ,baf permits aren’t required for    diana. Kentucky, Maine, Mary-! contained a crude gasoline) Persons picketing as mdi\iduals land. Massachusetts, Miswssip-bomb set to detonate, shot opinion on its success. “On Us Too” “This has been an extraordinary meeting because there have been fewer speeches and more discussion." one delegate said. “I guess the Kissinger magic worked on us too.1’ would prosecute. Held in Tama Slaying Church ... 3 Comics 9 ('mss word 9 Daily Record I Deaths 9 Editorial Features 4 Financial IO Marion ... IO Movies 5 Sports 7, 8 Telex ision I Want Ads 11-13 som money at the end of a Ione- in‘erest in ,b*‘ pipeline, will Iv highway 30 miles north of n**aHv double its share of the fi-Atlanta.    mincing, it says That in turn means nearly doubling Sohio's ratio of debt to capital, raising Murphy said his abductors it to near 50 percent from about told him the American Revolu- 27 percent last year. No specific Honan Army is pledged to figures were given overthrowing the government. And it mean*? Sohio’s six pipe which it believes is too libera! line partners will wind up with and too corrupt.    smaller interests in the system I nshaven and exhausted, he while paying a smaller share of spoke with newsmen clustered the total cost, but still more in front of his home and then dollars than they anticipated at left with FBI agents to discuss the outset about five years ago his 49-hour ordeal “It's important know they didn’t for w in But another delegate likened was shot and killed on the Indi-Kissinger s closed-door disseiia an settlement near here about lion on hemispheric unity and integration to “the Warsaw Pact or an updated version of the sa,d a rn todav, TAMA — Vincent Easley. 19, Ramsburg several times in the head from behind and ran down the ramp to the larding plane. FBI Agent Thomas Farrow authorities saj{j It could not be determined Monroe Doctrine.”    Ellsworth Youngbear, 25. of whether the gunman purposely KEsinger proposed forming a the settlement was (aki n into S(‘t the bomb or it had been commission to probe the act iv!- custody and held on an open switched on by accident. It was tit*; of giant companies in the charge of murder, the county j defused later by a police bomb hemisphere and a fact-finding, attorney** office said Bond was squad, board to defuse expropriation set at $50,000    F    arrow    said    Bvck    entered    the and nationalization problems The shooting incident oc- cockpit and ordered the pilot to before they turn into confronta-curred at the Clyde Papakee “fly this plane out of here ” tions between governments home on the Indian settlement After th** crew explained that He also advocated a fund for following an argument, authori- blocks were in front of the assistance to nations in the re-!Bes indicated Several other wheels and the plane didn’t gion in case* of national dlsas-1people reportedly were on the have clearance to leave, the ters or emergency economic scene at the time    gunman fired several warning problems and said he was ready The Iowa bureau of criminal I shots and said. “The next one to send U S representatives to|investigation was called into the (will be in the head ” all the countries meeting here to case. and no other details were Farrow said Bs ck then took a consider their place in a world* released    woman passenger at gunpoint to wide lr..dc agreement that is Lash v wa the son of Mr and the cockpit, where he shut the Mrs. \ ictor Easley, also resi- pilot and co-pilot. After reload* dents of the settlement    mg his pistol, in* forced another Pam, 17, Target of Fateful Call iK’ing discussed \doped nations among the do ATLANTA (AP) - A teenaged girl whose thoughts were centered on a high school dance received the telephone call outlining arrangements for the ransom of kidnaped newsman Reg Murphy Blue eyed Pain Grant, 17, chosen at random by the kidnapers. said Friday night that she first thought the call was “probably just a prank." “ This is the colonel from the American Revolullunars Army.' is what he told me ” Ham said “I knew about the kidnaping but I didn’t know those were the words used by the people who took him.” The call came about 1,30 p rn Friday. Pain, a senior at Peachtree / high time that, talking scared school who works part is a legal sectary, said when the man began about money, “I got But for some reason I realized I'd better listen.” In a telephone interview Friday night from the high school, where she was attending a 1950s costume dance, Ham said the caller first asked for a secretary She said she put her hand over the receiver and asked her colleague. “Are we secretaries?” Pam said the man had “a well educated voice, very pie lite, it wasn’t foreign.” He told lier to call Jim Minter, managing editor of the Constitution. and say “the code name is Susan ” At the time, said Ham. “I didnt know that was the name of Mr. Murphy’s younger daughter" The man then gave her instruction1' about the t\pe of ('kithing Minter was to wear “He told me to say that if he was followed it would be al! over, Pain said. “I was scared. My first reaction was shock. I thought it was crazy.” Usually there are six oilier women working in the legal finn, but when the call came only one was in the room with Ham. “She s older and she ex- Sohio’s Paul Phillips, finan-them to ( ia* vire-pn* dent, says dou-a great Wing initial capacity of Uh* line will slash the cost per barrel of oil that will surge the BOO miles from the rich but frozen North Slope to the ice-free southern port of Valdez Increased Cost plained the kidnaper* had said they were going to call someone at random and the man who was going to call was the colonel,” Ham said. “I was standing there shaking and my first thought was to call the police ” But she said she then picked up the phone and called Minter and told hun what the man said and that it was “probably a prank cal! ” Later, she said, th** FBI called her at the office and told her not to tell anyone about the call. "It makes me feel good, ifs exciting, she said of her role | “I know how I would feel if it was my dad ’ He indicated this will help offset tho increased coat of con struction due to inflationary' pressures and environmental considerations. The Alyeska Pipeline Service [Co, a consortium of oil compo rues which will build and operate the line, has estimated that the total cost under the original plan would be $5 billion. Phillips said the plan to double the initial capacity would cost only $300 million. sji I int ti ll'* I Ii ne I* lr lf nobody knows the troubles you've seen, you’re not living in a small town. Cow* <|M ;

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