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Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette February 28, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - February 28, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Weather- Partly cloudy tonight, f riday. I .ow iii mid 20s. Warmer Friday. High around 50. VOL! IMI-: [YI NI IM UKK 49 rn CITY FINAL IO CENTS CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1974 .-EGYPTIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS, UPI, NEW YORK TIMES Say Energy Panel Moves To Kill Rill Vein Government P°y Hike ■ I I "VIV WASHTNr.TnM (API __ A i,l„n) WivnnV (U.W. ,(im r..„ Will Hold WASH I NOTON (AP) - A veto resolution to kill pay raises for all top federal-level officials I Thursday was cleared for house action in case the senate votes WASHINGTON (AP) -Congress appears unlikely to override President Nixon’s promised veto of emergency crgy legation. en- ident Nixon’s three-step pay raise for federal officials for only one year was voted down by the committee 16 to 5. An to kill the raise for members of amendment to eliminate the pay congress only.    raise for congressmen only for Accusing its senate counter- the first year was defeated by part of demagoguery for recommending veto only of the raise tor congressmen, the house post office and civil service commit- Nixon Thursday repeated his tee approved a resolution to kill promise to veto the legislation^ for all. The committee vote which parsed congress Wednes*|was ^ t0 ^ day. Nixon said the bill with its provision for rolling back crude oil prices ‘‘will result in longer gas lines and would lead to compulsory ration. And that we’re not going to have.” “For One, For All” “What we’re saying, in I feet,” Rep. Charles Wilson <D-!Calif.) told newsmen, “is that if we are going to eliminate the raise for one, we’re going to eliminate it for all.” An amendment to reject Pres- Armstrong's Buys Building Next to Store The administration believes that a rollback in prices would result in lower supplies of gasoline and produce gas lines so lengthy that they would force rationing. The margin of final passage in the house was 258 to 151, short of the two-thirds majority I cedar Rapids News-needed to override a presidential veto. H o u s e Republican leaders predicted the expected veto would stand, although Sen. Henry Jackson <D-Wash.) said he was confident the senate would vote to override. A two-thirds majority in both houses is required to overturn a presidential veto. voice votes. The veto resolution against all the pay raises was voted out for stand-by house action in a turnabout by the committee which only last week blocked the amendment to save the house from having to vote to kill any-ef.jone’s pay raise. Rep. II. R. Gross (R-Iowa) who introduced the resolution to veto all the pay raises, was joined by supporters who said congress has no business raising pay amid the current inflation. Demo Caucus Senate Democrats held an in-1 conclusive party caucus to dis-1 I cuss the pay raise issue. Senator Gale McGee (D-|Wyo.), chairman of the senate [post office and civil service 'committee, said he found no I support for its proposal that Armstrongs, Inc., has pur-1 congress members forego a pay chased the Granby building at boost but let other top govern-(he corner of Second street and | mom officials get one. He said he tried to sell his party colleagues on just a one-' year 5.5 percent increase aero** The structure, built around the board, an amount conform-! 1890, is named after the Higley ing to the wage guidelines of the! family ancestral home in Cost Living Council. Granby, Conn. It has been man- McGee said he will Sadat Suggests New Era’ Begun CAIRO (URI) — President I stead of his military uniform to Anwar Sadat announced Thurs-1 receive the American secretary day that the United States and of state. Egypt have resumed full diplo- He said it did not mean the matic relations,    war was over, but that ‘‘a new Sadat said he had extended an era” was begun and that Kis-invitation to President Nixon to singer was the first foreign of-! visit Egypt.    tidal he had received wearing “I expect President Nixon to civilian clothes. come, but no date has been Asked about the prospects for fixed yet,’’ Sadat said.    lifting the Arab oil embargo, At the same time, he publicly Sadat said he understood there praised U.S. Secretary of State would be a meeting of Arab oil Kissinger and advised Syria to ministers some time in March work out with him a military to consider it, but he did not yet disengagement with Israel. I know the date. Egypt severed diplomatic re- There were two other major Cations with Washington early in Mid-East developments Thurs-the 1967 Six Day war with a day. charge U.S. tth fleet aircraft Thc cabjne, mc, jn had helped the Israelis destroy Jcrusalem t0 draw up its pr0. the Arab air forces; That charge ^ „„ discngaging ,srae|j was later retracted but relations an(j Syrian forces. Kissinger remained broken for seven brokc ,hc ,sraeli.Syrian dead. , lock Wednesday when he shut- A joint announcement in Cairo U(sj from Damascus ,0 Jcrusa. lem with a list of Israeli war AP Wirephoto Third avenue SE from Elmer A. Higley, Inc. Cut Prices This would reduce the price of gasoline at the pump by up to site gives Armstrong’s owner four cents a gallon and cut soar- ship 0f thc entire half-block on ing propane prices in half, ac-j which the store sits — between cording to figures produced by the house commerce But Nixon said at his Monday night press conference that the offer his I the owners. 15 5 P°rcent PaY raise proposal in j the senate as a substitute for his an u ant J committee’s resolution, but the Purchase of the 90- by 140-foot . „    ,    ..    .    ,    .    . A™.,......•;     j    chances    of    its acceptance looked doubtful at best. aged by one of Chandler 0. Higley Weary Campaigner Harold Wilson, leader of Britain's Labor party, holds his final campaign news conference on the eve of Thursday's general election. ★ ★ * Nixon Predicts GDP British Flock To Keep White House To Vote; Pol I Picks Heath and Washington said the two | countries “express the hope that this step will develop and strengthen relations between their countries and contribute substantially to better mutual understanding and eoopera-j tion prisoners — Israel’s prerequisite for beginning talks with Syria. Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko conferred in Damascus with Syrian President Hafez Assad on Middle East “My Friend”    problems.    The    Soviet    Union    was Anticipating the    official    an-    reported earlierto be applying nouncement by an    hour,    Sadat    Pressure °n Syria to begin talks stood beside Kissinger on    the    ^srae^ and en^ ^°y* terrace of a guest    house    over-    c0^ *be Geneva Middle East pyramids, called conference. looking the him “my friend” and said that relations with the U.S. had been resumed. LONDON (UPI) - Britain’s blue pinstriped civilian suit in- ~ wim.„ un; sus _ oeiween M fj |d -f M t n_ unexpected ires produced by Third avenue and the alley and de "tv Sen Hobart Byrd of ** wh“‘ nerce committee, i between SeeonH md Third: py’ atn- noDtn eyra oi, „d at his Monday'!?'1“ *COnd dBd ^ West Virginia, have both taken ■ tor his rationing all over the country.” The bill would give Nixon the power to order mandatory gasoline rationing — a step he now says there is better than an even chance of avoiding. Wednesday’s passage capped pansion. a day of parliamentary maneu-    Doubled    Volume vertng in which the house reversed its rules committee and WASHINGTON (UPI) — Pres- fight when he gave his “advice ident Nixon told cheering young for potential politicians.” Democratic    leader    Mike' R^P«fc>licans Thursday that    he I “Keep your faith, keep    your jMansfield    of    Montana    and    his'otpeeted a Republican to be    in confidence.” he told them,    cvenjvo*ers Thursday    swarmed to the! White House for eight years when “mistakes are made by polls    to    choose    a new govern- own administration    is people in your party.”    ment    in    what    politicians said! stand aaginst any pay raise]over-    *n    other    political    develop-■ appeared to be the country’s Top National chairman big«Mt e,wUon turTOUt in more| corner on first floor and 5,400    House committee    action on    tending a leadership conference.    George    Bush said in Indianapo-    *ban 38 yeans. A    last    minute square feet in the basement, It    the pay raise veto    resolution    They cheered and whistled,    ',s that    this would not be a dis-    opinion poll predicted    victory yv |{o|an(j Krekeler had leased this space to the    was blocked by 14 members last    especially when he talked about    atrous    election year for Re-    for Prime Minister    Heath's Con year 2005    jweek whose strategy    then was    I ending the draft and the Viet-    publicans, saying Republican    sedatives. Robert C. Armstrong, chair-1 to prevent a house vote en kill-[nam war.    j    congressmen ’ are not people £>eSpite cojc| Already Resumed Sadat said relations already aLa_    were resumed and that Egypt’s Sadat said there was signal- . .    ...    ,    . ,    .,r Arab aPles who broke relations cance in the fact that he wore a with the U. S. at the same time (Continued: Page 3, Col. 7.) streets. rollback would lead to addi-! Arrnstron8s presently oc-( for congress members and other Nixon made the forecast iu tional fuel shortages “which cuP*es 5-400 square feet at the top government officials.    about    600    young    Republicans    at- would require, without question, Cite Significant White, 30, |s Evidence Find in Found Guilty Van Sleeks fase tn Bean The/t Significant evidence has been TOLEDO Permitted Others man of the board of | ing anybody’s pay raise Armstrong’s, said the Granby building was purchased for ex- But that was before the senate post office and civil service committee put out a resolution Allan C. Peremsky, president (this week to kill the raise for rainy A Tama county uncovered in an out-of-state in- district court jury of eight weather I vestigation of the Donald Van women and four men Wednes- John ‘You can take pride    that    you    TdTat ^^ocrats    over much of    the    country,    with    (Steenis murder.    Linn Sheriff    ^av    found supported the    men    and policies    coattails    ana mal Democrats    Walter Grant said Thursday .hat put an    end    to    the    war    «* fundamentally Mill split.    snow-rn some    area*, polling of-    ^r^dby    TtaoLtte    ™ Senator    Lowell Weicker (R-    facials called    the    turnout    “ex-    nponea oy    me iidzt ut    ceqar    Rapids, which was here when we came,    .    ..    „ to office,•• Nixon said, fie said it Conn.) suggested that COP con- ^ordinarily heavy, was easy to support the country Eressional leaders and gover They said Monday, investigators were sent it might even reach thc 84 per-'*0 ano^er\ unidentified state to White, 30, of avenue SW, guilty of a voted down a rule that would measure parliamentary have left the and general merchandise man-' congressmen but permitted it ager, of the store, open to procedural'!'has been in .    -    .    np«c    Ka    VParc    ansi    in    thr noted, | for the other federal officials. longes busi-, “f think the (house) members peace.’ in time of war but harder “to live in a time when the chalah the challenges of (Continued: Page 6. Col. A (Continued: Page 3, Col. 6.) challenge by any member of the ncss 84 years an(1 J11 lJ* lastj would rise up in unholy wrath if house The New Chant house voted instead seven years we’ve doubled our    the senate disapproved the raise j0    volume. Our primary purpose    only for congressmen, so that for buying the property is for    judges (and agency officials) votes on    some    of    the    bill’s    more|expans'on of the departments    and the house doorkeeper would    congressional    elections controversial    provisions,    in-    already in existence.    make more than they do,” Rep.    Watergate.    Nixon    said    a adopt a rule requiring roll call and no “At this time, departments are planned,” ... though there may be some minor relocation of existing departments. additional Morris Udall (D-Ariz.) al-j plained before the vote. So strategy was revised As part of an effort at rallying party support for next falls despite Repub- Selassie Grants Pay Hikes To End Military Uprising |follow up on leads pointing to evidence in that state. Charge Hoped A preliminary report con ttaincd some significant evidence, the sheriff said Thurs- charge of larceny. White was charged in connection with the theft of at least 180 bushels of soybeans in the north part of Tama county from thc Russell M. Brandt farm, where he had been employed as a hired hand. The beans were discovered eluding the price rollback rationing authority. 12 Votes A motion to strike the rationing authority from the bill failed by only 12 votes while a similar sion July motion against the rollback pro- leases in the building will be Udall, a chief legislative ar- more years, vision went down 173 to 238 terminated except Ford Shoesjchitect of much of the federal! 1972 Miami day, but additional evidence is 'expected and it all will be taken missing last Nov. 6, just a day ADDIS ABABA. Ethiopia (AP* J The rebels in Asmara, in I to the county attorney Friday in after White quit his job on thc Emperor Baile Selassie northern Ethiopia, took three of:cf obtaining a charge farm, Brandt testified. ex-bean would bt' in the White named a new prime minister the generals hostage and sent a8ainsf a suspec t.    Testimony    revealed    that    on House “for the next three years and granted broad military pay thc fourth one back to Addis' ('rant beIicves there wil1 ** 0ct* 31* VVhltc M 434 bush(’ls to and eight years after that, be- rajses Thursday in a be there Raises to send the veto resolution to the.cause we’re going house floor “and have it on(for a long time.” Armstrong's will take posses- hand to bring the whole struc- The crowd I, at which time all|lure down,” Udall said.    “three    more reminiscent of the the nation, said he asked En-Beaeh convention dalkachew Makonnen to form a raises end an enlisted men s tarted a chant of that has swept Ethiopia. years ... three The emperor, broadcasting to move to Ababa with new demands, revolt will be sufficient evidence to present to of soybeans to the Krob elevator The rollback would fix the whose lease terminates in 1980. j pay structure, was one of the 14 chant of “four more years.” new government. Makonnen is a price cf all oil produced in the Armstrong’s officials expect; members who stayed away Nixon responded bv holding popular figure and was minister U.S. at $o 25 per barrel with a t0 have possession of the Neu- from the committee meeting up three fingers.    of telecommunications ceiling of $7.09 per barrel mode first floor store space in last week and thus prevented The President advised the It appeared that Ethiopia's beyond which the price could the lobby area of the Granby action on the veto resolution for jy o u n g Republicans: “Never 40,000-man military forces got not    rise.    Roughly    three    quarters    building in March, following ter- lack of a quorum.    quit, always go    on    and    fight for most    of    what    they    wanted    fol- of    domestic    crude    oil    already    ruination of    the    Neumode lease The pay raises set    by    Pres-    the things you believe    in.”    lowing    three    days    of non-violent -“lls at the $5.25 leu*! under Thursday.    Went Nixon for officials of all,    ..._____________ rebellion against the govern I three branches of government I go into effect unless either the by i house or senate kills    all    or    part    I speech, Nixon Armstrong’s    to    gain access to Lf them by March 6.    discussing his the present basement space at! the comer leased by Armstrong’s, which will be excavated to provide modern basement space with proper Id allow,cei|ing height to match Arm COLUMBUS. Ga. (AP) — For Elliott said he would hear at a ment where he has been cen tile grand jury next week. The grand jury is scheduled to be in session Monday and Tuesday for normal matters before reconvening Wednesday to continue its investigation of police department operations. no one The emperor said the base pay for privates would bt' raised to $56 a month, from $50 The ceiling for privates would be raised to $75, and other ranks would receive proportionate increases. The asked a bast month.    j    the    Van    SteenLs    case    hour, the jury was released and The 82-year-old emperor said The county attorney’s normal returned at 9 a m. Wednesday. no reprisals would be taken procedure in such matters is to The verdict was rendered at ll in Ely for $2,240.02. The state contended that the soybeans all came from thc Brandt farm even though Brandt could be certain of only 180 missing bushels. Brandt harvested 27,000 bushels of soybeans in 1973. The jury for the case was case However, no one has been (selected Monday and the dissidents had subpoenaed to testify before the went to the jury Tuesday afterpay of $75 a|grand jury in connection with noon. After deliberating for an jury Phase 4 price controls. The remaining one quarter has been freed from controls in an effort to stimulate production and is selling at approximately $10 per barrel. The bill also would permit temporary relaxation of clean air standards in order Access to Basement That space will be used Watergate Allusion*    mont ^klTh, HaptewolcFwhich atfa‘ns* *be rebels, and appealed file a preliminary information a rn Wednesday. In his extemporaneous resigned Wednesday after four for caIm    laml    ,0 present evidence at a Judge John L appeared to be own Watergate generals failed to negotiate end to the mutiny. an The government accused So- preliminary hearing (Continued; Page 3, Col 8 i t Continued: Page 3, Col. 3.) Army Undecided on Appeal of Calley Release power plants to place of scarce sulfur natural gas and petrole-j urn. Auto makers would bo allowed a one, and possibly two, year delay in meeting exhaust standards Another provision in the bill would provide an additional $:>fk) million iii unemployment bene-1 - For three * «. -----    VVMV>    iflll UU, VI**, \ < I • J bum coal in strong’s downstairs sport goods fi .    v stocks of low- ,nd ()thrr departments    - f,p*l4 Since the Granby building u’<,rs- Et William L. (alley is isn’t constructed to carry mod j to*0 lo come and go as he em department store floor load- pleases. ing, the entire building will “j feel I could bo useful to tso-eventually bt' torn down, except cicty,” he told U.S. District for the corner first floor and air Judge J. Robert Elliott on door at Third avenue and Sec-1Wednesday before Elliott or-ond street presently occupied by tiered him freed on $1,000 bond (Continued: Page 3, Col. 4 ) t hula a's I filicide Scio n c e and technology have taken great strides forward: Now they’re only 50 years behind the comic books. CouyrlaS) Armstrong’s. Business on this floor will not be interrupted during the building process. After the termination of the Ford Shoe store lease in 1980, the north half of the Granby building will be torn down and a new building matching the (Continued: Page 3, Col 6.) But the slight, sandy-haired lieutenant was not required to (Photos on Picture Page) later date the lieutenant’s challenge of a court-martial verdict which found him guilty of murdering at least 22 civilians at My Lai in March, 1968, during an army sweep through the Vietnamese village Term Reduced Calley, now 30, was sentenced to life in prison, but the term was subsequently reduced to 20 years The judge said Calley should tx* freed from house arrest at on his apartment at nearby Fort Hyland set so a judge April IO as the date for sentencing and ordered a pre-sentence investigation. White’s bond of $1,000 was ordered increased to $3,000. Unable to post the bond, White was taken to the Marshall county Immediately I ve got to go; hostile or bitter despite his long jai* "bere he was being held newsmen if they relict Moore, who has had of attorney for Calley he was under hoit-e ar tist bond He was released his own recognizance. Tin* army Benning because he presented dog, Joe, in the yard said it had not yet decided no danger to himself or to sod “Calley has had literally thou whether to appeal    Elliott’s    cly.    sands of job offers.”    said    (’apt order.    Calley    left immediately    under J. Houston Gordon,    his    army In admitting Calley    to bond.    military    escort for the    apart-j counsel. fined for 35months.    *    'back to school and I’m going to confinement A court source said he chose try to bt' selfemployed,” Calley J    j)V the military escort because he told the court when hie attorney . had received a threat. The asked him to describe his plans, j bad discussed mumage, she source declined to elaborate. Calley told Elliott that if bail p with a smile, Im Military guards were removed was granted he would live in the gua,g tu 1 ^ou‘ from the apartment shortly Columbus area, although Keh-i after (’alley arrived, but mill- neth Hanson, his local civilian J p*?'^er (ary police continued to circle attorney, said he could leave) . tin* block.    the city if he wished even rt'a*‘    bim    daily. “Literally Thousands” though he is still a military pris- ').rrny SecrelJ?fy    H tv,, na inn unnnai    Callaway now    has the sentence His red-haired    girl friend.    u,ur Pawing appeal    under Jev|cw Anne Moore, met    him at    the    Bitter    Nixon has said apartment, where    his first    aet    Calley declined to    talk    with    I final rf of freedom was    to chase    his    newsmen after the hearing.    “I can’t comment, I’m under a restraining order,” he said, smiling and appearing relaxed. Miss Moore, in her late 2<k. told the court that Calley is not and President he will make a1 •view. No Further Pay John Gause, civilian public information officer ut Fort Ben-J lung, said the army will no (Continued: Page 6, Col. I.) "hursday. Today s Index Comics .................... 29 Crossword ................29 Daily Record ............  3 Deaths ..................3 Editorial Features ....    8 Farm ................. 28 Financial .............. 30 Marion ............... 18 Movies ,. ............ 27 Society    12-15 Sports .............. 21-24 State       4,5 Television .. ...... 25 W ant Ads    32 35 ;

  • Allan C. Peremsky
  • Andrei Gromyko
  • Anne Moore
  • Anwar Sadat
  • Charles Wilson
  • Ford Shoesjchitect
  • Gale Mcgee
  • Hafez Assad
  • Harold Wilson
  • Henry Jackson
  • J. Houston Gordon
  • J. Robert Elliott
  • John Gause
  • Lowell Weicker
  • Morris Udall
  • Robert C. Armstrong
  • Russell M. Brandt
  • Sen Hobart Byrd
  • Walter Grant
  • William L.

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