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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - March 4, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Weather- Cloudy, folder tonight. Low in mid 2«s to low .'His. Inglis Tuesday upper Ms to low 50s. Void IMM 92 NUMMER 53 MM 'tdnt ttttpirU CITY FINAL IO CENTS CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA, MONDAY. MARCU 4, 1974 ASSOCIATED PRESS, UPI, NEW YORK TIMESNO MITCHELL-STANS MISTRIAL Say Golda To Remain As Premier BULLETIN JERUSALEM — Sources said Monday that Premier Uolda Meir had reluctantly agreed to stay on as leader of Israel’s next government, canceling her a n n o u n c e d resignation. No official confirmation was available. Legislators Predict No Long-Truck Override By Prank Nye DES MOINES — There will be no attempt to override Oov. Robert Ray’s veto of the long-truek bill, Republican majority leaders in the legislature said Monday. Hut they look for a second effort to legalize 65-foot twin trailers through an amendment to a senate-passed bill (SP' 1079) allowing bigger trucks in Iowa’s border cities. Ray Firm -Ray    indicated    Monday    he JERUSALEM (UPI) — Prime would veto any second effort to Minister (iolda Meir Monday delayed plans to announce her res-1 ignation formally and political sources said she may either bi1 reconsidering her decision to step down or searching for a suitable replacement. Mrs. Meir had planned to tell President Ephraim Katzir at 11:30 a.m. that she was giving, up her unsuccessful efforts to | form a minority government. The meeting was at first post-1 poned to 5 p.m., then to 7 p.m. I as she continued talks with I party colleagues pleading with her to remain in office. “The postponement has led to speculation that she may be reconsidering her decision,” a political source said. ‘‘She’s meeting with various people at the moment.” Mrs. Meir announced her decision to step down Sunday night at a meeting of her Labor party. Brink of Elections Veto Victim's Desk Draped In Mourning HES MOINES—Sen. VV. R. Rabedeaux (It-Wilton), chief sponsor of the long-truck bill vetoed Saturday by Gov. Robert R a y, had his senate desk draped in black and adorned with a lighted candle in mourning Monday by Sen. Ralph McCartney (R C h a r I e s City). Backgrounding the scene was the front page of the Sunday Cedar Rapids Gazette with the banner line “RAY OVERTURNS TRUCK BILL”. don't know what their motive is.” When a newsman suggested it might be to get the governor to change his veto decision, Ray replied: ‘‘I’ve made that decision and there’s no way to change that. If they’re thinking in terms of generating legislative support to override, I doubt it would be successful.” G.O.P. Leaders His statement was echoed a few minutes later by House Republican Leader Edgar Holden (R-I)avenport) and senate G.O.P. leader Clifton Lamborn (R-Maquoketa). Each said he doesn’t plan to try to override Ray’s veto. A two-thirds majority vote is needed in each chamber to override the veto and The long-truck hill (HF 671) was short of those majorities when passed. The house passed the bill, 60-34, on June 7, 1973, seven votes shy of the 67 two-thirds majority required to override the veto.; The senate passed it Feb. 20 this year, 26-23, far short of the 34 votes needed for a two-thirds majority. Popular Governor In the past, attempts to override vetoes usually have found those voting “no” the first time around holding to their posi-,    ..    .    .    I    *    I    tions.    Also,    it    is    not    uncommon find members of .ho gover- Hijacking's Aftermath ever form it might reach him. “It should be apparent,” he told his news conference, ‘‘after having vetoed the long-truck bill that it is not acceptable whether in this form or some other form.” Ray acknowledged ‘‘there are A British jet hijacked en route from Beirut to London burned on the runway of the Amsterdam airport Sunday night. The plane, denied permission to land at Athens, flew on to Amsterdam where the hijackers released 102 passengers and crew and set fire to the jet. Airport police captured the two Arabs. Bomb Suspected in Paris Crash of — The decision put the Jewish state on the brink of new elections, political sources said, and! opened the possibility of a new | coalition including right - wing factions opposed to Israel’s those (legislators) who would postwar negotiations with the Arabs. The newspaper Yedioth Ahr-onoth said Mrs. Meir might be approaching other members of mcnts following Ray’s veto last; her Labor party to form a gov- Saturday of the bill to extend to ,nor’s party who voted ‘‘yes”j PARIS (UPI) — A prelimi- claimed he was a member of — ll crew members .refusing to try to override their nary report on the crash of a the ‘“Liberal Front,” which he least 334 passengers. own governor.    Turkish Airlines DC-10 jetliner said was a political movement This would be particularly said Monday that a bomb explo-started outside France. There NEW YORK (AP) - U.S Dis-trict Judge Lee Gagliardi Monday denied a defense motion for a mistrial in the criminal conspiracy case of former Atty. Gen. Mitchell and ex-Commerce , Secretary Stans. The judge made his decision known after a short session in a private conference room behind the courtroom. In ruling against the mistrial motion Gagliardi said he had concluded that the jury could not have drawn an inference of guilt from the opening statement Friday of prosecutor James Ravhill. The judge said that the jury had been amply instructed on the fact that an indictment is merely an accusation and that all defendants stand innocent unless proven guilty. Gagliardi said that reading of the opening statement convinced him the prosecution had not planned an inference of guilt. First Witness The trial’s first witness was Irving M. Pollack, recently appointed chairman of the Securi- . .. .    ...    ..    ,    .    „    . , ; ties and Exchange Commission, and at their- children died rn Sunday s who took ,hf sta*d ,    ^ Turkish Airlines crash near *    ° The official French govern- Paris. merit report on tile crash listed j Wilcox, a native of North Lib- —AP Wirephoto ernment. His direct testimony dealt iiiLiiv I cpi* I «'** lilt. vt aoli lioicu    ww I i vt/A, ti na ll Vc til i*l/i III LfllT    U    IIY71 the number of dead as 345. but a erty, Ind., was formerly chair-    ' ,. spr true with a governor enjoying sion could have brought down was no way of confirming his spokesman for Turkish Airlines man of the political science de- ?,f th° SEC lnves,|Ka,lon >n,° Rays popularity rating in the ^ aircraft which nosedived to statements.    r.m.-, k oe cot» nnrtmnnf of r^Aliimkio tmiiiAHpi ’--SO S OpCrOtlOflS. polis. at- like to kill that one (the border city bill) if they don’t get this one (the long-truck bill).” These were the latest develop es feet the legal length of twin-trailer trucks from the present 60 feet. ernment. including Deputy Prime Minister Yigal Allon, Foreign Minister Abba Eban or Finance Minister Pinhas Sapir.,    TrU(.kcrs ,,r(llost Alloo conferred with Mrs ]    I rueKt rs I roiesi Meir for several hours during Even as his news conference the morning.    was in progress, there were re- ‘ There’s no doubt that she ports of truckers staying off the can make the best prime minister in these days,” Allon said on emerging from the talks. (Continued: Page 3, Col. 7.) job to protest story page 5.1 “Obviously, happy,” Ray his veto. (See they are unsaid. “But I reported the figure as 346, say- payment at Columbia universi    m r, ii earth from 13.000 feet Sunday, Turkey’s Communications ing 12 crewmen were aboard. ty    Dla    M,tc e*‘ ever The border city truck bill was killing 346 persons in aviation’s Minister Ferris Cutey said Mon-    Nearly    Twice    Freneh    P°««    refused    to    rule written specifically to legalize worst disaster    .    „    . .•    .    .    .    out sabotage, but declined Iii ’    , ' under your juris 1    ’day UUU his government had The toll was nearly twice a- commot oil the reports of a <i«’lion?" Fleming asked on -examination. Pollack replied. Gagliardi recessed the trial abruptly last Friday to consider In Washin ton h Nati a1 e^ect a Passa8e *n adjoining states.    supported by an important;P°»nt, uuiey sam. However, am alrune spoKesn.a.i ™.u    (opening statement of the federal number of them.” the sources     —    |-----  —    —*    -- ---- — —......"'(tiered three investigators to Council Approval    said    sastcr Guley said sabotage crash were Britons, Japanese    examine*    Hit    crash Turkish airline snnrees in Is- could not be ruled out.    and    Frenchmen.    .    ‘    '    .    from Stans’ lawyer and a mo- airline sources rn Is    _    ........ cultural scfene    the    >    tm (or mistrial jet was American-made. ...    ___I..  .............................. in adjoining states and if the two Arabs aboard tho crashed what’s been going on illegally! Orlv airport sources said spe-l    ,    .    .    ----- for years in Sioux City.    >    cialists had prepared a report recei no ,nf°rmaR°n to sup- high as the worst previous air commando bomb blast. Authori- ( ross‘exarnma Trucks of greater length and for Airport Director Gilbert P°rt the reports of guerilla disaster — when a Jordanian tjes sajd it might take months1 "No, sir. ’’Pi weight than Iowa law allows1 Dreyfus who is leading the in- bombs aboard the Paris flight.    Boeing /07 crashed on Jan. 23, to complete the investigation, have been hauling livestock to quiry. ‘‘The report states that “M *8 impossible to know the 19/3. at Kano airport in Nigeria    ^    s    j{oard the stockyards there from the the possibility of an explosion is cause of the crash at this killing Unpersons the stockyards mere trom the|  . ,    __    jmoortant-point,” Guley said. However, An airline spokesman said    ......------------ shortly after learning of the di- most of the victims in the latest dej?ed ^ree" invMtia-itors Wfn Prosecu*or- The words had trig gered an immediate objection SP’ 1079 legalizes use by these - —     ________ —__ trucks of border city    streets to tanbul said the airline had infor-i The giant, $20 million DC-10 Dr Wayne Wilcox haul livestock if they    arc legal libation that three Japanese and plunged into rustic Bentonville    attache of tho US. embassy    in ‘ woods killing everyone aboard    London, his wife and two    of    lurKisn .Airlines sources said _________________       the    guerillas    had    planned to Attempt at Coalition border city council approves. If the legislature amended the border city hill to permit 65-foot twin trailers on other (Continued: Page 3, Col. 4.) Stuck Car plane were guerillas. They said the five had planned to sabotage la British airways flight from Paris to london but were transferred to the Turkish plane because of a strike by British engineers in London and that their bombs exploded in flight. Tile airline sources said there Court Frees Cable TV Of Network Copyright the Fails, Heath Resigns “pse"'"9 i UM4,    -j    Experience members of parliament alone, Someone drove even though they do not constitute a majority of (be new 635 member house of commons. The | program isaid. 10-year Battle The television industry had Rayhill, told the jurors at the sabotage a British Airways jct end of his statement: ‘‘As you scheduled to fly Sunday from listen to the witnesses testifying Paris to London.    before you. put yourselves in the The sources said the comman- place of the grand jurors who in-dos were transferred with other vestigated the case, citizens like passengers to the Turkish Air- yourselves.” lines plane when the British The defense objected, con-court flight was canceled because of a tending the statement implied ground engineers strike at Lon- the jurors should infer guilt don s Heathrow airport.    from the indictment. The Turkish Airlines jet crashed after a smooth takeoff BULLETIN LONDON (AP) — Conservative Prime Minister Edward Heath resigned Monday after 44-months in office, clearing the way for Harold Wilson to set lip a new Labor government. LONDON (UPI) al party Monday offer by Prime Minister They said he will push ahead; with Labor’s program, including nationalization of additional key! industries, until the party is I Ihi' Liber- d(,fea{ed jn parliament and (hat rejected an .wilson then will call a new gen-Edward;cra| diction |o seek a full ma- Queen Cancels Trip Heath to join his conservatives(jority in an anti socialist coalition. In-J stead, it proposed a “grand alliance” of Conservatives, La-, Amid the deepening political hordes and Liberals to rescue and industrial crisis Bucking-the country from its economic ham palace announced the queen (.rjsjs    has canceled her return to Aus laut political informants said tralia, previously scheduled for the ‘ grand alliance” suggestion Wednesday, was unacceptable both to Heath Th** announcement said it will or to labor party leader Harold    decided later whether she Wilson.    will go ahead with a scheduled They said this left Heath vir slate visit to Indonesia, tually no choice except lo resign    Under Britain's unwritten and to advise Queen Elizabeth to consjjjujjon S|J(, mus| |)(, on summon Wilson to form a Label |);U)(j j{) acc0p( the resignation party government.    of an outgoing prime minister (I he is ready to Wilson has san do so. Further Blow In a further blow to I hopes of carrying on an socialist’’ government, lit al I Im1 ll hard line Protestant militant members of parliament Rom Northern Ireland agreed in Bel fast to go it alone and not join any government iii London Labor party source* said it Wilson is summoned to form a government, he "ill do so with the 3(11 Labor party off in a $100,(100 crane Saturday afternoon to free a car stuck in a muddy road northwest of town and ended up with the crane in a 15-foot ditch. The crane had been at a construction site on Ellis boulevard NW; extension, near where the car became stuck. Linn county deputies said the car was registered to Hubert L. Ament, jr., RKH) Eleventh street SW However, Ament had reported to Cedar Rapids police that his car had been stolen. The whole episode was described to deputies by several witnesses, who said they saw the incident from a distance. The crane is owned by Lament and Son. Co. Preliminary estimate of damage was set at $1(1,000 Today s Index WASHINGTON (AP) — The (program producers. also was    a    possibility the    report- supreme    court Monday gave cd guerillas were linked with cable television operators im-the seizure later in the day of a munity from copyright fetxs for, sterdam aftiMetting^l^    decision,    the    court    Uin a suit I"™!.8 saidI the pilot gave no bi sons on board flee the plane. held that copyright laws do not brought against Telepromptcr, apply    to cable television;^ natL ..... •An Attack”    j(CATY)    broadcast of network ision    3ysiem!''b0y the"Columbia w“ wel1 The newspaper Francc-Soir, programs lifted by microwave| Broadcasting System, Inc., and said it had received two anony- from commercial television sta-Lhree production companies mous telephone calls saying;tions.    ^    which sell programs to the net that “this    was done voluntarily.! The cable operator dication of impending disaster Gagliardi had instructed the jurors beforehand that indictments are only accusations and not findings of guilt. Gagliardi said Rayhill’s re- television I t ioiVs Tar J est cable'teleVi-1an<* his last radio rt'port said all marks contained “apparent ex- -------1    is    well    cesses.” ordering prosecution French investigators reported and defense attorneys to file (Continued: Page 3. Col 6.) J (Continued: Page 3, Col 8.) The cable operator merely It was definitely an attack.”.acts as a transmitter and not as The two calls seemed to come a performer and thus escapes li- from the same man who ability for copyright fees to the ^10Uid pay copyright fees on programs imported by cable work. CBS g u e d and the producers artha! cable operators Hearsfs Urge SLA To Let Patty Send Note or Tope HILLSBOROUGH. Calif. (AP) national rules of the Geneva 1 will Nixon Stands by Haldeman Testimony on Key Meeting into communities which could    ,    ,m,x n- -« it c • t not normally receive them.    WASHINGTON (UPI) - Pres-Judge John Strum from turning The U S circuit court in New ident Nixon stands by state- over a secret grand jury report York had ruled that cable oper- ments last summer supporting to the house judiciary eommit-ators were subject to copyright testimony by his former top tee if he decides to do so. aws foi programs impoitcd aide, IL R Haldeman, regard- It was not known whether Siri-within it community where the jn(. payments of hush money to    r,,ad    ,he report_hand«d and appoint his successor usually on the “advice” of the j outgoing government chief oath s Heath called the national dec-1 “anti tions in an effort to win a man-; date to settle a crippling coal j miners’ strike that has dwindled, energy supplies and plunged Britain into its worst economic crisis since World war ll. Tile election resulted iii a five-; seat Labor party edge, but both the Laborites and Conservatives failed to win a majority iii the; 645 member parliament. to Comic* ...... 15 Crossword 15 Daily Record . 3 Deaths ..... 3 Editorial Features 6 Farm .....IO Financial .... 16 Marion 17 Movies 14 Sot iet\ 8.9 Sports 11-13 State 4.5 Television 7 Want Ads 18-21 know that nrettv soon God convention •    Hearst said “I believe she is same shovv was ava,|ahlt‘ on a the original Watergate defend- touch their hearts and ^    ^    under    (ho    Geneva    regular network channel.    ants a white House spokesman they’ll send you home    convention. We just would like Writing for the majority, Jut- said Monday. Mrs. Randolph Hearst said in a to say hello to her.    f*ce Stewart, said, By import- Testimony by Haldeman be- quavering voice.    “Patty, we kind of missed you >«g «Rnals that could not nor- fore tlle senate Watergate com- She addressed her comment on your birthday (Feb. 20). We ,na Iv ^‘ved with curren    in    which he quoted Nixon to her kidnaped daughter Sun-thought maybe you’d be home    !?ATV    <0,nfn>Uin '    as sa>'ing payment of such day during a plea in the girl’s then, but I Hunk you’ll be home S(IUS- 11    .    ,'s;    s'1,1 (‘l money would lie wrung, was to break their ll-dav pretty soon."    I1*?1    '’r    specifically listed as a lie in an Hearst said he knew the ab- a*,er ^ Lmction it performs indictment handed down Friday against the tonner White House chief of staff. for its subscribers. “Made Public” abductors to break their ti day pi silence. Mr. and Mrs. Hearst, appear- duelers wouldn’t allow him    to ing haggard from their month- see her. long vigil, asked the kidnapers “It s of course    ridiculous    to    “When    a    television    broad of their 20-year-old daughter Pa think that under    the Geneva    caster    transmits    a    program,    it trieia to allow her to communi 'convention we’re    going to    be cate with them.    allowed to go into and see her. or The mysterious Symbionesc anybody can go in,” he said. Liberation Army has claimed “But tinder the convention, you responsibility for dragging the are allowed to write or cairo college student out of her Berke- spend with other people But see ley apartment Feb. 4 The SLA if they’ll let you send us a note has said she is being held as a or something and let us know prisoner of war under the inter you're okay ” (Continued Page 3, Col 6.) i ollai/'s ( Inii'L lr Flattery is the art of telling a person exactly what he thinks of himself Copyright Responding to quest! o ti s from reporters, deputy presidential press secretary Gerald Warren said Monday the President stands by statements at an Aug. 22 news conference in which Nixon said Haldeman’s version of the meeting was correct. Warren also said Nixon had him at the same time as the indictments of seven former Nixon associates-- or whether he had decided on the grand jury’s request to turn it over to the i judiciary committee considering Nixon’s impeachment. The sealed report is believed to detail the grand jury’s views on the President’s involvement, if any, in tin* Watergate coverup The Friday indictment accusal Haldeman of lying when lie told the senate Watergate committee last summer that when John Dean told Nixon and himself that $l million would be needed to hush up the deft ndants, the President said it could Im* raised but that “would no intention of trying to keep be wrong J k ;

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