Cedar Rapids Gazette, March 14, 1974, Page 5

Cedar Rapids Gazette

March 14, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - March 14, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa -3 VftAtHfK fOMCAM 7AM Ut 4 UH Wt MHtt f PIQCAM Thursday night, rain will fall in the Pacific northwest and from the Gulf coast through the Mississippi valley, changing to snow (n the Lakes region. Fair to partly cloudy else- where. (Continued from Page 1.) Samuelson, 36, of Clevelanc Ohio, was kidnaped on Dec. 6. was expected that he would b flown north soon after his re- Of lease to join his wife and thre children In the U.S. Million Take The Weather HInh temperatures Wednesday, low ten1 peratures overnight and Inches of pre dpIlaHon: Anchorage ;M17 Atlanta Riimirck Chicago Denver Dututh Honolulu Houston i. .-......L.AnselM .M .57 3> Miami .'40 30 .Of Minneapolis 31 N.Orleans .7041 .4134 New York .3818 Phoenix ___84 4? .USD Seattle ..5037 .1455 Washington 4430 Extended Forecast Chance of rain -Saturday, partly cloudy Sunday and Monday with low in the 20s. Highs in the 30s am 40s. C. R. Weather High Wednesday.............42 Low overnight ...............2! Noon Thursday...............37 Z p.m. Thursday Precipitation..............None Normal. for March 2.48 'for arch Normal through March .....5.02 Total'for 1974'...'.-...........3.59 Barometer, rising.........30.13 Humidity at noon .67% Wind direction and velocity a Gazette weather station at 2 p.m. S at 15'mph. Sun rises Friday, sun sets, Year Ago Today High, 60; 50; rainfall, trace. Tr'.ve'er's Forecast Friday Weather, Hi-Lo Bismarck .Snow 13-11 Chicago. ;Hain 44-26 Cincinnati .Cloudy ;55-35 Cleveland .Cloudy 45-35 Moines...'.___Cloudy'40r2le defect in certain Panasonic elevision sets may cause over- icating and should be correct- ed, if necessary, Matsuhita Elec- ric Corp. of America said Tues- day. Matsushita said- owners of its anasonic Model CT-98D 18-inch lortable color television sets hould call the company to have he possible problem serviced ree-of-charge. A national toll- ree number 800-447-4700 as been established to reach lie company, Matsushita said. Esso's payment brought about million the total ran som collected by kidnapers thi year in Argentina. The take 1973 was more than {30 million with most of it going to leftis guerillas and much of it paid by foreign companies. One other foreigner th' French manager of the Peugeo automobile company's sub sidiary is still in the hands o Argentine kidnapers. In mid January, the McKee-Tecsa firm of Independence, Ohio, paid million ransom for American construction engineer Charles Robert Hayes. An ERP commando squad seized Samuelson as he was unching in the company restau rant at the refinery he managec n Campanan 60 miles north o Buenos Aires. Original Demand Esso said the guerillas origi naliy demanded million in cash and million to be spen on food, clothing and healtl centers for Argentine flood vie tims. The company said it coule announced. Memorial Services i'ai ek, Harold First Prcs- lyterian church, Ely, at a.m. Friday by the Rev. James C. DcSmidt. Burial: First Pres- church cemetery. Friends mny call at Turner east until 9 p.m. Thursday and at the church after 9 a.m. Fri- day, i Judy E. Scott Judy Ellen Scott, 35, of 1705 Second avenue SE, a Cedai Rapids resident for 12 years anc a former employe of Collins Ra- dio Co., died in a Cedar Rapid; hospital Wednesday following i brief illness. She .was born Sept. 8, at Baldwin.. "Surviving are her parents Officials Report Radioactive Leak At AEC Facility RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) About gallons of highly ra- lioactive liquid waste have eaked into the soil around a torage tank on the Atomic En- ergy Commission's Hanford res- ervation near here, a spokes- nan for Atlantic Richfield Han- ord Co. says. The latest leak was discov- ered by automatic detection equipment installed after a massive radioactive waste leak ast year, said J. H. Warren, director of program coordina :ion for the firm. Warren said the leak had been suspected for more than .wo months but wasn't con- firmed until Tuesday. Warren said radioactivity from sample wells spotted around the tank con- firmed the leak. The AEC was notified of the leak Wednesday, e added. The liquid remaining in the eaky tank was pumped out bul the tank was near- ly' empty. It's the 17th reported leak since 1958, Warren said. Nuclear .been stored on. the reservation since World war II.' He said the radioactive liquii is expected to .be absorbed in the soil-'before it reaches, the water table, 210 feet below. ier Robert Vesco, "extremely gitaied and sent a hreal to John Mitchell in Oc- obcr, 1972, (o get a subpoena gainst Vesco quashed or he (Photo on Picture Page) vould "blow the lid off the whole a witness testified Thursday in the Mitchell-Stans rial. The "whole testified ,aurence Richardson, was Ves- o's secret cash con- ribution to the 1972 Nixon cam- iaign, made on April Mitchell, former attorney gen ral, and Maurice Stans, former ommerce secretary, are ac- used of trying to sidetrack a ederal investigation of Vesco's perations in exchange for the ontribution and of lying nder oath about it. Richardson, who had- been (resident of a top Vesco com- >any in 1972, testified that, British, Japanese Buy Rights to Agnew Book NEW: YORK (AP) Spiro Agnew's literary agent sak Wednesday he had sdld th rights to the former vice president's novel-in-progress t British and Japanese publishin] firms for undisclosed sums Scott Meredith said W. K Allen Ltd. .and Jitsugyo No Nihon hai bought rights to the book, tenta lively titled "A Very Specia The Cedar Kaplds Gazette: Thurs., 14. 1974 Threat by Vesco To Blow Lid Off" Told NEW YORK (UP1) Finan- when Vesco was notified he was >ing to be subpoenaed, he tele- wned Harry Sears, his em- oye and Mitchell's friend, to get over here" to his office. "Vesco told Sears that they fere trying to set him up and e was not going to tolerate it, ml they undoubtedly were oing to go into the contribu- Richardson said. "He said: 'Get ahold of Mit- hell and those guys and tell em to get it quashed or I'll low the lid off the whole thing.' "He was extremely agitnted. ve never seen him so mad. ears said he would see what he )uld do and walked out. He Iso was extremely angry." Richardson said Vesco even- ually had to testify before a ecurities and Exchange Com- mission hearing and took the "ifth Amendment. The witness aid he and- three other Vesco mployes took the Fifth in a ater hearing. Calls for Lower Gasoline Prices After Explosion SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) A telephone caller saying he was part of a group seeking to ower gasoline prices claimec responsibility Thursday for s small explosion at a Shell Qi' "to., operation. the third'such explosion in a week, it caused "minimal1 damage to a shed, sheriff's of ficers said. No one was injured. As in the two previous bomb ings, a caller said the blast wa caused by '.'Americans for Jus tice." The caller telephoned th San Francisco Chronicle shortl before the blast :.Tlie caller als directed newsmen to a tele phone booth where they found list of demands. Also as before, the calle called for a rollback in gasolin prices and free distribution o gas to the elderly. Miners Return to Work CHARLESTON, W. Va. (UPI) Ten thousand West Virginia oal miners returned to work "hursday following Gov. Arch iloore's decision to lift a con- roversial gasoline 'sales restric- ion. Another remained idle. Moore suspended the quarter- ank rule, which limited fuel ales to motorists with tanks hree-quarters empty, for 30 days Wednesday after violence erupted and the Federal'Energy Office indicated the state would receive adequate supplies for Warch. Three persons allegedly pick- eting at a mine Were shot land wounded Tuesday night. One was in critical condition. 30 YEARS AGO An Istanbul dispatch reporte'd the Germans were rushing north every 'avail- able ship in Romania's Black sea ports.. ;