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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - March 20, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Weather- Snow likely tonight. l ows 7 to 15. I limits Thursday in 30s. VOLUME 92 NUMBER ft) ©he (tit cine 'l\tuocl<i CITY FINAL IO CENTS CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 1074 ASSOCIATED PRESS, UPI, NKW YORK TIMES $190,000 RANSON SAIED Nixon Spurns Resignation Call, To Stand and Fight Gazette Leased Wires HOUSTON —- Declaring that ho will “stand and fight” to preserve the office, President Nixon Tuesday night brushed aside a plea that he resign from a previously staunch Republican ally, Sen. James Buckley of New York. Nixon also refused again to relinquish 42 tapes the house judiciary committee deems vital As before, Nixon said he would not budge on the print J pie of presidential confidentiality, He said he was trying to meet congressional demands for presidential files, “but I must think not of myself but of future Presidents.*’ “I'm not going to do anything and I'm not going to give in to S. while I am in office.” Defy Subpoena? Directed harsher-than-usual jibes at congress for its futile efforts since last November to pass energy legislation that meets his requirements. Seemed somewhat more moderate in his approach to Western Europe than in his appearance Friday in Chicago. Nixon said ne will continue to oppose a cutback in American troop an Y demands that I believe will levels there — a threat he weaken the presidency. I will tn Ut. imn .    *    •    •    r»    t 1 seemed to use as a club in no ^ participate in the destruc- o its impeachment inquiry. But Chicago     Bon the presidency of the U. ho ii mod tho onmmittoo In Said the U. S. will remain Israel’s friend but that he feels “ii is much better to have tho: Xo a que ' stion about impcach . ti. S. a friend of Israel s ncioh ; mf . nt Nixon dinted if the house bors and thereby able to in.la- j udj( .j ar y committee subpoenas once and perhaps restrain their (he 42 tapes he might jgnorc u P cl( ‘ s    He    was asked how he thought Said American farmers tho committee could meet its “never had it so good, and we responsibilities of impeachment want to keep it this way be- when denied documents and evi-cause the farmers aren’t going idcnce it feels necessary for a to produce unless they get a thorough investigation. He reaf-cxecutives, Nixon said many good price.”    firmed his stand on presidential Americans might share the sen- Sparred with questioners confidentiality and said: ti meats Buckley voiced that he about his relations with the “The house of reprcsent-resign and get the country out press, saving th* 1 President alives, just like the President, is of the “Watergate swamp." should treat the media just as bound by the Constitution. The' Without judging guilt or in- fairly as tile press treats him Constitution says a President nocence, Buckley said, the Pres- an( j    President has the right shall be impeached for treason, ident should resign as “an ex- 0 f self-defense.”    bribery or high crimes or mis- t raordinary act of states- Throughout the session the demeanors.” crowd was generally on the “I am suggesting that the President’s side. They applaud- house follow the Constitution,”, take courage to stand and fight ec j sor n e of the tough questions he said. ‘‘If they do, I will.” and do the job you’ve been on Watergate but they also clap-elected to do.    ped f 0r niany of Nixon’s re- And he said he was going to p|j es do just that.    .    . At his news conference, Nixon    Resignation also:    In pledging he would dig in to Told Americans that there fight for his office. Nixon said a would be no gasoline rationing resignation ‘‘would mean that and that gasoline sales would bf' every future President would allowed seven days a week. But preside over a weak govern-he said that, as a result of the rnent. The U. S. and the Free end of the Arab oil embargo. World need a strong president, prices for petroleum will go up. he urged the committee to speed up investigation of inform mation it now has in hand on Watergate and resolve the issue. ‘‘Dragging on Watergate drags down America,” Nixon declared. In a nationally televised, hour-long question-and-answer session before a generally friendly audience of broadcast Recovery manship and courage.” Nixon replied that it ‘‘would Ordinance on Testimony by Nixon conceded there was a conflict between his statements March 6 before reporters in Washington and last Friday in Chicago before business executives, about how he learned of payments being made to the seven original Watergate conspirators. ‘‘My statement on March 6 was incorrect insofar as I (said vestigation of the police depart Ex-Newsman Chef Huntley Officers Adopted Is Dead at 62 By Mike Deupree BOZEMAN, Mont. Brinkiey NBC-TV WASHINGTON (UPI) - The FBI announced Wednesday that it had recovered about $190,000 of the $200,000 ransom paid the kidnapers of Mrs. Gunnar Kron-holm, 46, wife of a banker. FBI Director Clarence Kelley said the money was found under a snowmobile trailer in a garage of a vacant home in Burnsville, Minn., where they believe the kidnapers held Mrs. Kronholm captive. Mrs. Kronholm said she remained calm during most of her three-day ordeal, several hours of which were spent in the trunk of a car. But toward the end, she said, she became ‘‘quite shook.” She said that Monday, after the ransom had been delivered and she learned through radio {broadcasts that a suspect had been captured, she persuaded the man with her to let her go. As far as she knew, only two men were involved. She said they wore ski masks when they seized her Friday as she started to drive away from her home. Her husband paid the ransom from funds from his bank. Kelley said that FBI agents are processing and conducting a By Roland Krckeler    turned    to the custody of Linn detailed accounting of the ANAMOSA — Bond was sui .County Sheriff Walter Grant to money, and the exact amount I AP) -‘at $200,000 each for two mon '** returned to the Linn jail * UPI Tilephcto RE30Z0 ARRIVES — Charles "Bebe" Rebozo, left, close friend cf President Nixon, arrives to testify before the senate Watergate committee in secret session about a campaign contribution from Industrialist Howard Hughes. Jones Co. Bond $200,000 Each for Accused Slayers I , ^ ^    _ _ Irecovered will not be known for Police officers who refuse lo    dormer television    newscaster    charged in Jones county with Neither defendant made any    some time, answer questions or take lie de-    Chet Huntley, who    teamed with    t' n<> murder and rape of 17-year-jcommem other than to request The FBI said    Tuesday    that tector tests in the grand jury in-    David Brinkley for    14 years on    °; d Maureen Connolly, Cedar that attorneys appointed for    one-of a #ents, Rapids.    them rn Linn county be appoint-    holms clothing,    delivered    the nightly Huntley-     A , wel j j un j or Conner, 29,1 cd for the Jones county charges,    ransom after a drive of mon- than seven hours with steps at merits had been made for the city council Wednesday.     aa Y•    > ram . ana george junior now-junn and Benton counties r^j Wn'W" spo‘* <° rf>oe,ve furlhcr purpose of keeping defendants The council voted 4-1, with Huntley, 62, had been suffer- lin . rural Keystone awarding searches conducted; ln r™A still. I    should have    said    I    Safety    Commissioner James    ing from    lung cancer. He had    peared for    arraignment before    p r j or to    the    arrest of    the    two learned    that payments    were a1-    - been undergoing periodic treat-    Magistrate    Larry Conmey in     m( . n , leged to    have been made.”    ment and    underwent surgery in    J' )n ^ s coim ^ ,     I *.     al    Among    items sought    in    — Steinbeck    ODDOsed    to pass    the    January.    11n30 a m.    Wednesday, Charges    investigation    were a sawed    off Huntley resigned from NBC in been filed in Jones county {^0>gauge shotgun and a pocket cf (Tuesday.    knife    with    a    three-    or    four-inch products not a president who will resign I) learned payments had been ment will lose their jobs, under     h    J    Atwell    Junior    conner,    29.    ca    tor    me    jones    county    cnarges. whenever the polls arc down.” made for blackmail, that pay- an ordinance adopted by the    ’    whose    residence    is    near    Ber-    Details    have    been    filed    in --monk    had    boon    mado for the ritv council Wednesday.     da Y-     tram »     and    Gcor & c    Jumor    Now 'Linn    and    Benton    counties    re- :Vdl President Rescinds Sunday Ban on Gas ordinance. It then suspended the rules requiring three separate 1970 to develop Big Sky, Inc. By United Press International Motorists will be able to buy more gasoline - but probably John S.iwhill. has guessed the at higher prices - and on Sun- P r >« of gasoline could hit 70 to days from now on. And Pres- » cents per gallon at the pump ident Nixon said he hopes those ibis summer, lines at the gas pump will get Energy officials hope these shorter and eventually go away. hi ? h prices will at least take the “It will not be necessary for sting out of the remaining short-us to have compulsory rationing ago *>y causing motorists to vol in the United States," Nixon.Warily reduce their gasoline said to the National Assn. of uso Broadcasters Tuesday in Hous- Energy officials have said ton. “And effective this Sunday, the allocation system must I have rescinded the order whicli closes all service stations.” That order was made last December. “Not Over Yet” But, he warned, ‘‘the shortage is not over yet. It will be necessary to continue our voluntary program of car-pooling slower driving.’ Europe Nixon said he believes the U. S. and its European allies will .. __,    ..      n . ...    .    .    *    •    i« i . rte    ii    nt    readings    of    the    ordinance    and timated the extent of the price “work out the differences that ,_____*     u ..    _ impact but Simon’s deputy,! (Continued: Page 6B, Col. 4. James William Johnson, 27, arrested Monday, was held in $100,000 bail on a charge of extortion. A preliminary hearing was set for next Tuesday. 39 Senators Back Nixon On Resigning formally adopted it, again by a 4-1 vote. The ordinance provides that any police officer shall forfeit his position and shall be subject to immediate discharge from city employment if he refuses to answer questions . . specifically, directly and narrowly re- Chet Huntley luting to the pcrf “™ a, ’ c u e bm "{ Montana a massive resort and irate Conmey set bomi at without ski complex in the Gallatin ^ i 00,000 on each charge. Remley t had made no recommendation They are accused of the blade. March IO rape and slaying of These weapons were men-Miss Connolly, daughter of Mr. Honed as items sought in a and Mrs. Robert Connolly, 2301 search warrant issued by Dis-Meadowbrook drive SE.    trict Judge Harold Victor early The two men were given until Tuesday in the investigation ll am. March 27 to waive or (hat led to the arrest of two. demand preliminary hearings Th are charged with mur .i County Attorney David Rem- der j ng and robbing Michael Ser- ^° rn    * L ’ b -     28    drew    number    one ley recommended a $50,000 bond lg in jj nn    ear j v    in    today’s    draft    lottery    for    the on the rape charge, but Magis-    j {)    *    (nearly two million young men Feb. 28 Gets First Place in Draft Draw WASHINGTON (AP) - Men continue to assure fair distribution and to cope with any shortages that remain. Since administration officials estimate it will take 60 to 90 Pressure will stay prices. Nixon said. on oil because “Arab oil costs about twice as much as the oil we produce in the United States.’’ He said energy chief William Simon is “increasing allocations to industry and agriculture so they can have the necessary energy to operate at full capacity-** Earlier, Simon told newsmen in Washington. “Gasoline is going to cost more and so is heating oil." WASHINGTON (AP) - A polls; * - ° ffic i a l dtities, taken after conservative Sen. f°. a P°*yg ra P“ es -     !r    cnuthuwsi    nf    «ny#»m»n James Buckley called for Pres-; bcin * rcc l u,r '' d ,0 waive the Cayone southwest of Bozeman. idem Nixon's resignation shows    P rlvlk '« e against incrimination that 39 senators support Nixon's    ; • • ° r « h ° shal ! y fuse or lak stand against quitting while 17     111 appear when duly summoned now favor his resignation.    ™ n ncet.on    with    art officio In the Associated Press poll, departmental investigation civil , .    taken hours before the Pres- service Proceedings. S rand J ury days for Arab oil imports to y    h(l    vvj „    proceedings, inquiry or inves- regain their pre-embargo levels. not    33 senators declined n & iion by any individual or Nixons remarks    about    gasoline     b position and ll others    ***** authonzed by ,aw t0 con ' MI “Wared     10    "*»"     ,hat    «*     fwl    lid md be etlZcW    *R-t same." would be drawn from existing ‘    senators urgiii" res-    Ordinance Requested inventories to meet shortages in .    .    ;    ‘ irhU M. . . ------ the meantime    ignation. all but two, Buckley! The ordinance was adopted injp os t er and Sen. Edward Brooke Pocket Knife Huntley and Brinkley were accidentally teamed by NBC at the 1956 national political conventions. They went so well together their show became part of American folklore. Besides top ratings. Huntley-Brinkley won every major tele nearly two million born in 1955. The lottery was being held as The search warrant for a    usual in caee it becomes neces- for bond on the murder charge,    (“brown-handled pocket knife    sary to resume inducting Amer- Conner    and    Nowlin    were    re- with a three- or four-inch Wade”    leans into the armed forces. confirms reports that Servey Earlier in the lottery, young suffered numerous stab wounds    students had picked Jan. 5 ni to the body in addition to the    number two, Feb. 16 as number fatal gunshot wound to the head    three. Sept. 24 as number four, The shotgun sought by of-ficiais has not specifically been described as the murder weapon, concerning which authorities Soviet 'Copter Down in China MOSCOW 1 AP I - The Sovkt I nion a enounced Wednesday that one of its helicopters made vision news award, including an (, mergency landing in ( luna have refused to comment. seven Emmies and two George * ast week and * be c !alt and lts The sought-after shotgun was Peabody awards. Hunt-p" rt ‘ e ‘ man cr( VV bau ' not n described in the warrant as a Nixon apparently rejected they idea of rolling back fuel prices! by government control and said the way to bring prices down is 1(1 to increase production — ai (R-iresponse to a request by Asst. j ev was serious one, Brink- n !ur,u 'd- ‘ “      Tass    news    agency    said    the Chinese had been asked to “see Mass 1 arc Democrats.    Attorney    General    Garry Wood- j ( ,‘ v wit. Most of the 17, including Dan- ward.    I    Huntley    was born in Cardwell, Inouye of Hawaii. John Tun Woodward is serving as spe- M on t, f son of a telegrapher, ney of California, Frank Moss of cia! prosecutor in the grand process that, admittedly, would !utah and Birch Ba Y h of In jury investigation.    liana    State    college in 1929 Three take years.    diana,    had previously urged He asked for the ordinance years 0 f p rc -med led now her ,    ...    ..    Nixon    to step down, but at least „    , "Lack ol Energy    three    members declined lo bp    1    .S.    t    ol.    .    »    tContinued: Pane 5, Col. I.) He criticized congress for fail- identified by name. mg to act on his legislative pro The 39 senators opposing res I “single-shot, 20-gauge hammer type shotgun, barrel ahead of forearm, and The ci'tnoletc list of num-her in Wednesday's standby draft lofter > will appear in Thursday’s Gazette. June 27 as number five, March 13 as number six, March 6 as cut off'timber woven, March 24 as lock cut number eight, and Oct. 22 as to it that the clew cmd the hell- ^ | st() j j ^ wrapped numb(T ran f-Ottpter beMound and returned to wUh ^ ^ trjc “ t . ip( . (hc in remarks He won a scholarship to Mon- ’' ‘ T.    ,An    TU...    the    Soviet    SKE “But the Chinese authorities have not so f rn produced any re-)lv to the statemi ii! ” Tass said. barrel being rusty, the side plate blued and the wood grip (C r.!meed Page 3, Col 5 ) posals to stimulate increased ignation were almost evenly energy production from coal, oil split between Republicans and shale, the Naval Petroleum Re- Democrats, However, several A shortage such a that men sene at Elk Hills, Calif * and members, including Democrats tioned by Nixon means Ameri other sources, and to remove George McGovern of South Da-cans would have about the same federal regulation from natural kota, Edward Kennedy of Mas-gasoline supply cis during the gas production.    sachusetts and Lloyd Bentscn of first week of March, when long, “The greatest shortage of en- Texas lines at gasoline stations orgy is the lack of energy on the cause seemed to vanish suddenly. A 5 part of the congress . . .” he to settle the questions surround- a marrl *8®-to 8 percent shortage would be a said. “We have 63 percent of the j ng the President is through im- “Gosh, she great improvement over tile 14 coal in the world, and we should peachment by the house and in ......bt ..... Marriage Valid? J. P., 17, Wonders INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A 17-isioned him the same day, mak / " ' / pace. supplies were purchased state laws year-old justice of the peace in £ him Indiana’s youngest pub- and some were even contributed ages for holding o young to hold office I 1 * rffWai. The small commiim-.by people who said, 'Yeah, I said any n , glst ,, re cited as too young legally is worried his only of-opposed resell,Hon be- fw ,'    *     invalid    „     was they felt the proper way ty is about IO miles south of read about you in the paper, here.    That’s    great.’ Ile says he will seek to keep “Now this (the setting minimum office. Sendak gistered voter may run for office, but “the right to declare candidacy and the right prepared for the econd annual .standby lottery to assign the numbers, John I) Dewhurst, deputy director of selective service, said the purpose 's “insurance — plain and simple ” Ile j*aid “there is no in en-tion” by President Nixon or by congressional leaders who (Continued: Page 3, Col, 6 ) to 20 percent shortages of Feb mary, when motorists waited in line for hours Neither Simon nor Nixon es Today'* ( hackle What to do until the doctor arrives; Go out and borrow money, CCU* i ‘i»<t ti SOI opinion) is a    , I the office despite Atty. Gen.    big stop    sign. I couldn’t fine     to bo * d office    are not    necessari- (the bride) works    Thcodor e Sendak’s opinion    somebody    $1 for .speeding down    ly Hie same.’’ the state welfare depart- Tuesday that a justice of the Indiana 37 when I don’t even Griffin, a business service trial bv the senate.    ment,” gasped His Honor, Marc peace must by law be at least 21 know if I’m legal.”    representative for Indiana Bell Of the 33 senators.who de G Griffin of Greenwood. Ind “I years old.    j other than the marriage two Telephone Co. since graduating American oilmen said    dined to respond to the purvey,    hope she hasn’t heard about this    Griffin, who turns 18 on May    weeks ago, Gnflin has per-    from high school in    January, is oil production could be     mos{ d j d no t wa nt to prejudice    or she’s really going to be    25, contends there is no specific    formed no official acts, but he    the only candidate    running for their status as potential jurors upset ’’    age limit, allowing any regia- said in* was prepared to open White Rh or township justice of should    the    house    send    an    im-    Griffin,    a    Republican eligible    tyred voter to serve.    his office    soon. The JI' position.the peace in the May 7    primary, I peachment    bill    to    the    senate,    to    vote    fir    the first time this    “The township has invested a    pays $4 jut case up to $4,500 a lf they’re    talking    about age giant oil conglomerate, Aramco,isenators Mike Mansfield, f D- spring, was appointed White lot of money and I ve invested a year, which Griffin said he in- restrictions, why don’t they turn the    Arabian-American company     t \1 0 nt.) and Hugh Scott (R-Pi,),    River township’s first justice of    lot of time and my own money    tended to give the township.    it around and put    one on the that operates in Saudi Arabia.     ( j ie Democratic and Republican    the peace on Feb. 19 by Johnson    to get an efficient court going,” j Sendak said the 26th Amend    other end,” he said.    “Say, when Oil industry spokesmen said j eader s of the senate, both de- county commissioners,    he said.    ment, which gave 18 year olds you're 50 you can’t be governor (Continued: Page 5, Col 8 >  1 dined comment     !    Governor    Otis Bowen commis ! “The township allocated office the right to vote, left intact or a state representative ’ Today's Index using it Meanwhile, in the Middl Eas f. 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