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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - March 25, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Weather-- Partly cloudy tonight. I-ow* in the 20s. Highs tuesday in the 40s. VOLUME 92-NUMBER 75 he Ce due fhtptcfo Cadette CITY FINAL IO CENTS CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA, MONDAY, MARCH 25, J974 ASSOCIATED PRESS, UPI, NEW YORK TIMES NIXON GETS SUBPOENA DELAY Brezhnev Hopeful on Arms Pact MOSCOW (AP) — Secretary of State Kissinger Monday opened talks with Leonid Brezhnev, and the Communist party chief said he was optimistic about prospects for another So-viet-American agreement t o limit nuclear arms. Kissinger cautioned Soviet leaders that there can be no world peace “if we attempt to blackmail each other.” At the same time, Kissinger pledged that President Nixon and his administration remain committed to detente. “Our greatest goal is that over the next three years we can make the relationship that has grown up between our two peoples and our leaders irreversible,” Kissinger said. Kissinger hoped during his three days of talks in the Kremlin to set the stage of a new nuclear weapons treaty President Nixon could sign on a visit to Moscow next summer. Optimistic View Asked by newsmen if he expected to reach another arms agreement with Nixon then, Brezhnev replied: “I take ani optimistic view of that. We havej made a very good beginning on; By Mike Decree He said relations between the' A relatively light turnout ^    Hisrharpp^of two superpowers “are ^' expected Tuesday on a referen-^^P f *, t0 an g swer but “there is much work to do,durn on whether to grant a‘ grand jury questions directed to {cable television franchise in their official duties. Additional Gasoline JawOFSki Pledged for Farmers g ran *, A HINGTON (UPI) — Thejcents per gallon in the North-! wJ I OII I kl ■ More Days WASHINGTON (UPI) - The cents per gallon assistant administrator of the I east. Federal Energy Office pledged! Interviewed on ABC’s “Issues Monday that farmers will get an and Answers”, Simon said mo- additional 220 million gallons of gasoline this year to plant an torists must carry on with conservation measures such as additional IO million acres of slower driving, less use of car WASHINGTON (AP) — At the land in grain and other crops, air conditioners, and not mak- request of the White House, spe-The official, Duke Ligon, told »ng unnecessary trips.    cial Watergate prosecutor Leon April Boost rn ***'' —UPI Telephoto Who Says Ifs Cold? It may be cold outside but these pelicans don't know it as they bask in the sun's rays coming through the skylight in the Brookfield Zoo birdhouse in Chicago. a senate agriculture subcommittee studying farm fuel problems that “the increased acreage will be very important to consumers in this country and to the administration’s efforts to curb inflationary trends.” He said that, while agriculture already is entitled under FEO rules to IOO percent of current fuel needs, the end of the Arab oil embargo will help farmers by easing potential fuel dislocations and assuring adequate supplies for food proces-] sors and haulers. Ligon said his agency is ‘ par-! ticularly concerned” with the problem of getting gasoline fori migrant farm workers who trav-j el across the country harvesting, crops. Some migrants have said they will stay home this season unless assured of gasoline. Hot Une Idea Jaworski Monday gave President Nixon four more days to He said that, although the U. respond to a subpoena de-S. still doesn’t have enough gas- manding additional Watergate dine to meet the demand, April evidence. allocations will be “significantly Thc subpoena , jssued March larger than the March allot- jj ca || cd f or a response Mon-ments.     day But, over the weekend James He said specific allotments would be announced later this week. He added that the .states would probably get about 90 St. Clair, President Nixon’s chief Watergate lawyer, asked Jaworski for more time and the Slim Turnout Expected for Tuesday Vote Police File Suit To Void Tuesday Is Ordinance on Testifying 'Dollar-Day' On Fine Rate Percent of the amount they re- p rosecu t or extended the return (Continued: Page 3, Col. 7.) date to Friday. Emphasized Need In a brief statement, Ja-worski’s office said, “In agreeing to the White House request, Mr. Jaworski emphasized the grand jury’s need for the material covered under this subpoe-na.” NEW YORK (A)-Ousted     4    , .....    ,,    _    ,    ,    The    prosecutors    office    re- VVhite House Counsel John I>ean f usec | to give details about the told a jury Monday that former material subpoenaed. Testimony by Dean About Mitchell Role At tne White House, Press Secretary Ronald Ziegler said By Roland Krekeler Three Cedar Rapids police officers have filed a court chal- incrimination as constitutionally! guaranteed.” It alleges the ordinance contravenes the state immunity statutes and states that    there is “no immunity granted    by the state of Iowa for the use    of com- at this time.”    {cable    television’ franchise' inThei^offiriardutic”' 3    P^Hed testimony of the fruits ■ Asked to characterize the situ-L, . D    .    .    thereof in connection    with a ation with regard to East-West; ar a P* s    ..    ”. ? ln    8blt    , in {criminal prosecution against an detente, he said the European: ^*°^ s * n city’s 36 precincts Einn district court Monday are; s0 testifying, security conference in Geneva will be open from 7 a.m. until 8    Darwin    Ammeter,    Pa-| is “dragging its feet a little” pm    trohnan    Robert    Mark |and Sgt. James Thomas Gillen. Ammeter is president of the Cedar Rapids Policemen’s Pro- Tuesday is D-Day for parking meter violators in Cedar Rapids, and the “D” in D-Day stands for “dollar.” The basic overtime ticket that now costs 25 cents will cost a dollar, unless it is Ligon said: “Any shortage of Attorney General John Mitchell available gasoline supplies repeatedly asked him to check would cause considerable hard-, on a securities fraud investiga- tbe ( ^ a y * n responding to the ship for migrant labor and I.- QOainc . p:....!.. n „ K    subpoena was requested so St. could result in a reduction of es- ..    ‘    Clair “can evaluate and make a |sential crops for the market.” He said the FEO is consider-j ing setting up “telephone hotline systems’’ to tell migrant workers where they can get gas- Vesco. re- . judgment in terms of a Dean .also said former Com- S pQ nse ** merce Secretary Maurice Stans ' Asked tether Nixon had told him he was concerned: seen    subpoena, Ziegler Te abowl ^ the (,rc i^starT'es of f erm j { 0 st clair and said, “I Vesco b secret $200,000 cash don ’( know t f they’ve had a dine. I he agency also is ar-; contribution to President Nix- ; rhanrp trt riianiss ii vpt ranging for its regional offices on < s re - e leetion campaign. {Chance to discuss it yet. to respond quickly to workers’ emergency needs, he said. Nicholas Smith, head of the agriculture department’s energy taken, in person, to the park- °^‘ ce ' sa *d farm gasoline w’as because the opponents of do- Q n j a bout 35 absentee ballots tente are introducing petty mat-L    ,    , lers thai have no bearing on de- ,|,ave been casl and few P f0 P le tente.”    {have    checked to make sure they Although he was speaking of are properly registered, according to the county elections office. tective Assn., but the suit was filed by the men as individuals. The petition asks the court to declare that the ordinance is unconstitutional, that it is an “No Jurisdiction” The city has no jurisdiction to grant immunity, which is within the sole jurisdiction of the state legislature, according to the suit. The ordinance, according to the petition, purports to “mandate and compel the submission ing meter office within one hour after it is issued. In that case, it still costs only 25 cents. tight to very tight in 30 states last week, compared with 26 the p. „    „     _    I    “We’ve    just decided that Dean appeared as a govern-1    ,    .    .    j ,, ..    . mem witness at the trial ,,, we ve stated our objection and Mitchell and Stans.     lour    warnln S s    as ,orce,ul,y as The two former cabinet offi cials are charged with trying to impede an investigation of Vesco in return for his contribu- !week before. Diesel fuel wasj tion. and lying to a grand jury short in 16 states, compared! about it. “Check With Casey” spot the Geneva conference, it was assumed that he was referring to the Soviet government’s problems with the U. S. congress    The number of absentee bal-    illegal and abusive use of    legis-    of    coerced    polygraph tests    with over trade and Jewish emigra-    lots is similar to the number    lative powers and that it is void    references    to answers made by tion as well as to the Western    cast in the municipal primary    and of no force and effect.    a    testifying officer before    the demand at the security confer-j election last October; only     r    t-s re( |    grand jury without any grant of ence for freer flow of peoples about 6,700 people, about ten    *    immunity for the use of such and ideas.    percent    of those eligible, The ordinance declares that' compelled tests. Missile limit    voted    in    the primary.    an officer “who refuses to an- The suit states that the ordi- The Drincioal Question the    Approval bv 50 percent of    swer questions (of a grand    jury, VineHcan seeretarv of I ate and    'hose voting is necessary for the    •    ' narr,mlv , re ' a ""S!     ,h . e American secretary of state and (# * |n ^ ^ performance of Ute police of- rejected a proposal bv General flc " 5 offlc ; al du, ‘ e f' ° r ,0 ^ the Soviet Communist party chief faced was how to work out a deal limiting development of missiles carrying multiple warheads (MIRV). Electric Cablevision Corp. by a vote of about 29.000 to 16.000, mit to a polygraph test in refer ence thereto, without being re- but that referendum was held in‘• uired t0 waive ,hc P rivilege New Ordinance The city council adopted an ordinance last week providing for several parking rate changes, including the change in the overtime fine. All other violations, such as illegal parking, blocking an alley and improper parking, will carry a $2 fine. If not paid within five days, we can and the government has decided to take the risk,” said John Bray who represents Gordon Strachan. In a related matter, lawyers for three Watergate defendants said they would let pass Monday’s deadline for an appeal to to the supreme court to stop material dealing with President Nixon from going to a house committee looking into grounds Dean said that Mitchell on deadline, an attorney for Gor-numerous occasions asked him don Strachan said he accepted nance is “void, illegal and in excess of the jurisdiction of the municipality and is in complete I he fine for all offenses goes violation of the constitutional! to $5. guarantee of the U.S. Constitution against the use of coerced statements obtained under the Simon: Drivers Must Carry On In Saving Gas ---------- I     #i    ...    ..    .. against (self-)incrimination or threat of removal from office. The groundwork was laid in conjunction with the presiders exD0Sure .    nublic    ignominy I    Astrict Judge Harold Victor early February when Foreignelection, accounting for the ^P 08 ^ t0 P ubl,c , 8 nomm > 1 Minister Andrei Gromyko visit- l ar 8 e turn out. cd Washington, and in talks with the Soviet ambassador to the U. S., Anatoly Dobrynin, who accompanied Kissinger from Washington and worked with him aboard the secretary’s air force jet. Dobrynin at one point in the flight beamingly assured reporters he had high hopes for a breakthrough. Senior American officials were more guarded, but they encouraged speculation that Kissinger’s trip would be a success. Both sides were going to try to make “a conceptual breakthrough,” said one of the officials. The issue on the ballot Tuesday is whether to grant a 15-year, non-exclusive franchise to Community Cable Co. of (Continued: Page 3, Col. 5.) 5,000 Planes Aren't 'Operationally Ready' hp cnhippt to dis- 1 has indicated the case will be charge ”    i ht ' ard Promptly if the city lakes The petition filed ill court ac ' ian "f eSSary 10 allow such Monday alleges thc ordinance ' P lss ' “coerces and compels ... of-    Part of Probe fleers to testify . . . contrary toj j n a | e tter to City Atty. David the privilege against self-, McGuire he said he understands the city council enacted the ordinance to bt 1 applicable to an investigation of the police department currently being conducted. He said the jury is scheduled WASHINGTON ( UPI) Other rate changes involve Americans should have more 1 Mitchell called that “harass-the parkades. Monthly rates gasoline for summer vacation ment" and “totally unneces-in the two parkades and the driving but they will have to sary.” underground lot on May’s is- conserve fuel.    Dean    said    Mitchell    told    him land will be boosted to $15. j Jn present j n „ this prospect! the investigation “appeared to The rate is now $12 at the Sund Energv chief wmiam be politically motivated.” parkades and $14 in the un- v ci mn n al«n nrpHirfpH in Mitchell asked Dean to call derground tot.    LsTgasohne sS^ie,wall*** and Hourly parkade rates will br , h| hcr prices    of    postponed    until after the clec he changed lo 15 cents for the |, he resumption of imports 0 , lion. Dean testified TV sub- pensive Arabian oil He said {poenas. Dean said Mitchell told they would go as high as 75 (Continued: Page 3, Cal. 6.) The office    is located on the    ! with 13 ,he P revious    weck ground floor    of the    city par-    ; Smith predicted    some     0ne    count    agamsl kade, at the    corner    of Fourth    I shortages but said    the general    \lttchell is based    on    his    denial street and Third avenue SE. outlook for farm fuel supplies that he ta j ked tQ Dean aboul (“appears good. We are quite op- y esc0 timistic that supplies of diesel    j s    named    as    a    C o-ccn-    for impeachment. furl    will    be adequate    to    meet     S p; ra t or    hut not a defendant.    Hours before    the    4    pm. COT our    farmers’ needs.    Gasoline     t r ^ nn    caiH that vfitoh»u supplies may    be a    little ‘to check with William Casey,hast Thursday’s ruling by the then chairman of the Securities j U.S. circuit court of appeals and Exchange Commission, upholding Judge John Sirica’s about the status of the Vesco order to release grand jury ma-investigation.    terial to the house judiciary He said that on one occasion    committee. Mitchell    told him some of, “We’re through,”    John    J. Veseo’s aides had been sub- Wilson, attorney for H. R. poenaed by the SEC. He said Haldeman and John Ehriich- man, said Sunday. He and associate Frank II. Shriekier had given similar statements after Friday’s ruling by the appeals court. Not on Cover-Up A    spokesman    for    Jaworski said the subpoena did not involve the Watergate cover-up or White House plumbers cases, in which indictments recently were returned. That would mean the material sought probably relates to investigations of the ITT anti-trust settlement, dairy industry politi- WASHINGTON (AP)    —    The    inflation    rate thu year of 8 per-1    year    and    a    rise in unemploy-;    cal    contributions or    the    18.5- lo resume Us work April I and.^nwcratic majority of    the    <*r    more    and said unem-     me nt    to    an    average rate ct     ,ound    on    one has gressional joint economic com-    P |oym t fnl wl11    nse ,0 6 P ercent    about    5.5 percent for this year. |     S ", pW, " d ,a| * or higher.     0    n    m     In    other Watergate-re ated ui Miguel.    Senator    William    Proxmire     R It urged the establishment of Wjj )|)e roramlttw . s vke . developments chairman, said in a separate! A r,, P" r ‘ "bltdoed Irom court first half-hour and 15 cents for (Continued: 1‘age 3. Col. 6.) Panel Demos Ask Tax Cut that the officers’ attorney understandable mittee hap recommended a $10 WASHINGTON (AP) — More postponed vear after year “be-;..     H an S IMA air fnrra Haw arni    .    .    .    .    ....    I expressed ’ billion tax cut to stimulate the a permanent public service em- ——j    ----- shortages in spare parts and! 'ben in connection with thc Mid- assume he city also desires an    . overdue maintenance, the Pen- die East '    adjudication prior to thc re- ntarinc°p!ancs are^C'opeTa'!! l * mp ° v . of , mili,ary {desire to have this matter ad-| bi|li „„    ........mT    "    "I    Wia tionally ready” because „[ °P‘ ra lon! ’. " s in ie nam an    economy    and    ease    the    impact    of    ployment    program    lo    counter    he    'Thiiiks^that'what r,TOrds indicated the nation's Quote Faisal on Embargo Reviva tagon says. He also blamed “over - all This amounts to 35 percent of budget limitation as we re ail planes in tactical squadrons ordered our national priorities sumption of the grand jury in-‘ | vestige tion. Prompt Hearing The committee said in its an joblessness whenever unemploy-j ^ ne( , ds js austerity J ar * es ‘ dairy cooperative gave . ment exceeds 4.5 percent, along, r , jlher (h in stimu i at i on He fina,lc,al support to Rep. Wilbur Involved are fighters, bombers,|away from defense and toward Accordingly, if the city will consumer demand in 1974 nual report, released Sunday,| with steps to relieve the P res " ! c ^ lle<1 for seve re that a tax cut would “brighten sure* of inflation on low and p res j dent Mixon’s the current gloomy outlook for middle-income families _ . .airlift, reconnaissance King F a,s »*l j tanker aircraft and domestic programs.” forego its legal right to delay The panel also recommended The Pentagon is asking J63 6 •W'^ame in this matter (or 20 Defense officials also report,multo. -Ins year to pay for,-‘‘J—>^ ; grow,!, BEIRUT (AP) of Saudi Arabia has assured Syria that he will re-impose his oil embargo against thc U. S. if it does not get Israel to with- ^^ {-„— Pfhr to draw lls forces from tin ..... william    Clements    called this a more lo expand ship overhaul    tit    ?.!!?    hi'fflrt    "Debacl*'’ Heights, thc Beirut newspaper;.. danger0us and unacceptable programs^quickly to take ad-; McGuire could not bt contact Al Bayrak reported today “The nation must anticipate a a long - range effort to plug tax ,    ^     uut    wage    and a which real output loopholes, contending this could prjce    an(J    replating i/tifiiM* un Ria i.-i    icpi/u .......    ......-    '—'    — „ nd /.| e nnswer to the oetition     Wi ^    essentially    zero,    offset    the    tax    cut    b> raising    largely    voluntary' about 40 navy ships overdue for!speeding aircraft maintenanceij 1 b f ain ™ ®    '    unemployment will rise sharply,some    $6 h.ilinn in suiWitinnal     1    ^    -    .    . y ! overhaul, with the number ris-|and modifications and to build! ' 1,s ou .    "     1    land prices will continue to rise revenues up stocks of spare parts and h ? r    dnd ad J udlca ; at the 1973 rate or even morel budget request The committee report recom- trirnming of ( D-Ark ) in his 1972 presi-$304 billion (Continued: Page 3, Col. 4.) Today s Index system of restraints. But the panel said the President should be provided with limited The committee's Republican standby authority to reimpose; members, however, said in sep- wage-priee controls on some ill-Advised” downward trend" cutting Into vantage of idle space available «• Monda > morning. Mayor The commit tce described orate statement: “We believe sectors of the economy xix/voii«as u II1.IIU ""“"ll ,,,lw .    .     1    11.xix-a 1/1 I '-mtx.ix; cniH Ira U.'wl nut ...    ......    ..    .    i    ...    t___-t _ rn ____...     I,_____A Today's Chackle If you think you’re too old for growing pains, try spading a garden. CoovrfaW the readiness of ll. S forces. T h e Pentagon has told congress it Intends to reverse this trend, which officials said began during the Vietnam war. Clements testified recently before a congressional panel that much maintenance has been in shipyards. While acknowledging that 5,300 out of 14,900 squadron planes are classed as not ready to operate, the armed services contend many oY these could be flown in limited fashion, if necessary. Donald Canney said he had not Nixon administration efforts to fiscal stimulus in the form of a The report endorsed proposals heard about the suit or the i 1 ’*- control prict ter and thus had not had a chance to consult with McGuire. tax cut would be ill-advised and for a national food policy to help assure adequate supplies and as a “debacle” and said administration at-inflationary at this time.” . tempts to offset rising unem A Previous ordinance adopted p | oyment arc • p ,|jf u || y weak.” In a sharp split with most t ion’s economic projeclions,jation of a national food reserve earlier last week, making thc The GOP minority generally; reduce “exorbitant" consumer supported the Nixon admmistra- prices. This would involve ere-! provisions applicable in other romm j ttee Republicans, t h e with an inflation rate of no system to counter disruptive (Continued: Page 3, Col. fi t    panel's Democrats predicted an more than 7 percent for the supply-and-demand changes. 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