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Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette March 30, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - March 30, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Weather-- Fair tonight, lows in Ms. Fair and warmer Sunday, highs 55 to til). ©lie ttetlur- IWmU ©tijeHt rn CITY FINAL IO CENTS VOLUME: 92 NUMBER CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA, SATURDAY, MARCH 30, 1974 ASSOCIATED PRESS, UPI, NEW YORK TIMES NIXON 'Relief and More Women, Demos Sorrow* SS    Seeking    Offices 8 Indicted DES MOINES (AP) — For the tical hopefuls had filed and first time in years, the number I Synhorst had expected as many of Democrats filing nomination as 125 would visit his office at papers for the June primaries the statehouse in the afternoon and evening. But with about two hours remaining before the dead* Secretary of State Melvin Syn- |jne on|y 50 candidates made persons filed the visit! exceeded the number of Repub-.    Beans filing, a state official said CLEVELAND (AP)- The fa-!Saturday, ther of a Kent State university student slain in a campus dem-ih    . iH w onstration    says    the    indictment    i    ,u    L a    a    ■ u. _r rtirju* nu i- 1 i    papers by the Eriday midnight] .    ^    0h!°    "!"al    ?uards;    deadline considerably fewer .''Nn„ one 18 comln8 ln‘ than the    445    papers filed    two    n**>bL sa*(‘ ^ynh°rst. But years ago    comment was a little premature '    '    .    as they flocked into his office Democrats    comprised    167 of    m Pittshnrnh    Bain    u    a.    uf The tota*    flings to 139    for    the!' All    daughter,    Republicans.    Rule    on Validity Allison, was among the four shot to death in the May 4, 1970.1    Uncontested    He    said    a    couple of people confrontation of guardsmen and Synhorst said Republicans demonstrating students. Nine failed to file papers for 27 open- *    ^ students were wounded.    ings in the Iowa legislature — ^ D t s.ub5lltte(1 to. Att.y; , c . t ,,    .    Lu i    I    i    .    Cen. Richard Turner, who will Sarah Scheuer of Youngstown,    the largest number unfilled in    ,    th •    valiHitv Ohio, mother of Sandy Lee    modern times. They did not file Scheuer, 20, also shot to death, for 23 house seats and four    ‘ * *lere were an unusually said it was heartening “that senate seats, while Democrats’ large number of women filing men is to him a “mixture of sorrow and relief.” “There is no happiness in this matter,” Arthur Krause of there is some chance that the system works. I'm pleased that at long last there will be an accounting before the law.” Others killed when guardsmen broke up the protest against U.S. involvement in Cambodia were Jeffrey Miller, 20, of Plainview', N.J., and William Schroeder, 19, of Lorain, Ohio. “Rights Too” Spurn‘Arrogant Elite’ Campaign Dictation—Ford CHICAGO (UPI) - Vice Major John Martin of president E°rd said Saturday Wooster, commander of A ccm-l*ba* Republicans must never didn’t file for five house seats, this year,” said Synhorst. By midday Friday 248 poli-' “Ifs probably the highest per- —---—__ centage of women ever to file.” Thirty-two women turned in nomination papers by the deadline. In 1972, Republicans had a clear cut lead and they were substantially ahead in the number of candidates filed, said Synhorst. Reasons Cited -UPI Tele®Soto DISCUSS MID-EAST — Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Dayan and Secretary of State Kissinger meet at the state department in the first stage of an involved effort to reach agreement on disengaging Israeli and Syrian forces in the Golan Heights. pany, 145th infantry, cautioned agdlnI dllow an arr°8ant flite Tin immediate >bser .    \A/    I    I    Cr\Sl    I    OHX/OC    ^    C    FdPm    Price that “these young men (those £uard of political adolescents”    to is that Democrats are    more op-    J J IIOKJll L, CT U V CTO    wU/llIIO. n    I r* — —s——, tui* —    „hwin,,c    Decline    Is hirst Beall to Top Post In Four Months indicted) have civil rights too.1 run ,hoir P°mic'al campaigns. timistic this year, for obvious I'm wondering if anybody is Speaking at a meeting of Mid- reasons' because of Washing-looking after them.”    His unit    west Republicans which Ford    ton scandals in the Republican was one of those from which the    termed a “Republican revival,”    administration, he said. fatal shots were fired.    he said the regular GOF. appa- Another factor is that    two The indictment was    returned    ratus must handle political cam-    -vcars a8°- a11 50 senate    seats in U.S. district court bv a fed,,-    P**™.    *><*    organira.tons such    ^$ al grand jury Friday. I. charged    d"^ the eight, one of whom is still in m    rresiueni    u    r    con_fnrc    c the guard, with willfully assault- “The political lesson of Water-    years ing and intimidating the stu-    £a*e *s    this,” Ford said. “Never st dents by firing in their direc-    a8yin must    America allow an Before the midnight deadline.    1 tion and depriving them of their arrogant elite guard of political Synhorst said the number o! constitutional rights.    adolescents like CREEP to political hopefuls filing may- indicted were Sgt. Mathew b-vPass the regular party or- be a record low for Iowa. Ear-McManus, 28, of West Salem. Ionization and dictate the j ((jontinued: Page 2. Col. 7.) still of the guard, and former I *errns a national election, guardsmen Lawrence Shafer,: The crowd of more than 1,000 28, of Ravenna; James McGee, ‘n I he meeting room of the 27, of Ravenna; William Per- O Hare Regency Hatt hotel kins, 28. of Canton; James!cheered and applauded Pierce, 29, of Amelia Island.    A woman jumped up and Fla.; Ralph Zoller. 27, of Man- shouted, “You tell them!” tua; Barry Morris, 29, of Kent.    Fatal    Defect and Leon Smith, 27, of Beach Qt    The fatal defect of CREEP Demo Reply: Lag by Nixon In Education Boy’s Body s Recovered From Cedar WASHINGTON (AP) - Prices of raw farm products dropped Cw)tr four percent from Feb. 15 to The of ^-year-old Terry March 15, the first decline in Helms who fell into the Cedar four months, the apiculture de-, rjver March 18 was recovered payment said Friday.    j    Saturday morning. The department’s index for , a search was organized by prices farmers receive, how- the fire department after sever-ever, averaged 22 percent above ,aj days of dragging by firemen a year earlier It had gained and Linn deputies proved unsuc-iart.nn •    .    .RS ^he each month since dropping 1.5 cessfu.    K    !actl°"    ,s    UP    ~    ,be    1, percent from Oct. 15 to Nov. 15 tu ,.,.....  ^iPenalty    would    be    a    50 percent last fall. "Evidence Of Fraud," Paper Says LOS ANGELES (UPI) - The congressional committee investigating President Nixon’s taxes is expected to announce Wednesday that he owes more than $300,000 and there is “evidence of civil fraud” in his returns, the Los Angeles Times said Saturday. The newspaper, in a report from its Washington bureau, said the Internal Revenue Service is expected to assess Nixon for the back taxes as soon as the report is released, and his lawyers are already preparing to defend him against the IRS in the U.S. tax court. “The joint committee on Internal revenue taxation is expected to issue a report next Wednesday finding that Prcs-i d e n t Nixon owes between $300,000 and $400,000 in back taxes,” the Times said. The report quoted “sources close to the committee.” No Recommendation The report “is expected to include evidence of civil fraud in connection with the preparation of the President's returns,” the newspaper said Nixon did not prepare the returns himself but entrusted the preparation to his southern California tax attorneys. The committee will make no recommendation as to whether the President should be prosecuted for civil fraud, on grounds that such a decision is outside its jurisdiction, the Times said. A decision to bring civil fraud Robert C. Wilson WASHINGTON (AP) - Dem- was lhat it made its own rules ocri",c. congressional leaders !c“*'"T; that President ine executive Donald R. Beall (rop Reporting Board officials said lower prices for cattle. hogs, wheat, eggs, calves, tomatoes and corn were mostly responsible for the decline in raw farm prices. Higher prices were reported for potatoes and drv beans. The body was found about IOO surcjiarge on the taxes owed. yards downstream from the In addition, the Times said I hod avenue bridge, according “sources close to the investigate Fire Chief Edsel McMickle. j tion said the IHS has had a The spot is west of the north c r , m l n a I fraud investigation A justice department spokes-    d    Saturdav man Lula th« Hofnndant* wnnlH ant* thereby made its own *aia &a!ur<Ja> man said the defendants would ,,    I    Nixon    has    failc be summoned for arraignment,    • A—;i Ta u..*1    It    violated the credited with Agriculture Secretary E: a r I heavily from Rockwell. Wilson. But/, in predicting the drop re ledge of the county jail Searchers found the body about 20 minutes after they began operations, he said. Line of Boats The searchers’ boats lined under way for several weeks. This does not necessarily mean, however, that the agency will recommend prosecutions.” “Brief Prepared” When Nixon announced last 54, was Rockwell executive cently, told reporters the depart- LL. nr-usf!!    I    Enrober    that    he    was    submit scheduled for April would not be arrested. Up to Life IO, but historic con cept of the two party system in . America and it ran literally ,lonal broadcast on education j roughshod over the seasoned pi las' week ln whlch he was c'r,,lJ Wilson, who Beall, previously executive vice-president of Rockwell. a 16 percent gain in 1973. „    .    ,.    ki„    and1teainS “I °f congress. Rep. Brademas “™e presidenl^    of a tendering- e£    St,ptcmlH,r    Chairman    Herbert    Stem    of    the ranoine trnm t rHm » , a ~nc of th™    ' *•«•**«• MI tO R I t C""f    w.    as    sen,or vice-president. fi-'Rrrstdenfs Council of Ecomv LT . r«i: C    it    wa* congress .ha. had member. I» has restgnj^ to „ance ^ admlnlslratlon    mic    Advisers    sa,    d    ear    her    Fri- He was Rockwell’s executive day it will take some time be- ties „ w    .    | prisonment and a $1,000 fine up jar ”e^‘ca" P*1^ organtza-    |he programs and the ^c0™ chairman of the board. to life in prison in instances in non in all our .to states.    mnnrv    in    imnmu. .tHnrahnn president and chief executive    #5    ...    .    ,w,c    v which death resulted.    "bo    .    say    we    as    Repubhcans    I    fleer    of    Memorex    Corp    .    Santa    Price,    mean    any,lung a, th, Prn«if|pnt Vivnn hac ^ hmm nn I GsfJ, Calif.    «    ,    .t    .    _    _    #    I    COtlSUI The indictment capped 39 h„ave 'earned one great lesson days of jury work that included    ™    willingness three days of secret delibera- ^    , Republican party or- tions. The 22 jurors considered some 6,500 pages of transcript, testimony of 173 witnesses, and 250 documents that included scores President Nixon has shown no to work together Succeeding Wilson as pre ident of Collins, a part of Rock- , and served as vice-president of sranization must be the vehicle wi,h congress to strengthen our    f    FdM    01 n, hfr f im > Hali ms    schools and colleges and univer- ^el1 J^ematHinal Corp , will be for future elections. “If there art any cliques of ambitious amateurs    ™,u    cember.    1971 who want to run political cam U!'VU',‘U,,J "u"1 ‘ ifUi ^T,,.!    paigns, I say, let the Democrats    rjl'1,> ,n d    sePai of photographs, a KKi-page Ohio    time.”    address, said his fiv Ford said he “respectfully” ^airman of the suggested that all potential pre- sidential candidates “must rec- years of constant struggle , t „ c. Cognize and work within the W1,b ,bo administration as the gT^Th.Sg    regular party slrurtwe.”    h«s    sough,    to    give national guard report and an 8.000-page FBI report of probes into the shootings During the 1970 incident. more s*Hes and improve our system D°na]^ R Beal!, executive vice-of education.” said Brademas. Pres*^en^ °F Uollins since De-’ chief deputy Democratic whip. Pell, in a separate radio e years as senate education subcommittee “have been After completing high school in Crescent City. Calif., Beall “Dotted Line” He also recommended “that each and every one should sign hurling rocks had ebbed and flowed on the campus. The guardsmen once found themselves fenced into a dead end. jn advance Qn lhe d0(led ,iru> At one point, mem irs o ^ev wm n()t ^    ()U|SKj(, some guard units a wincing up comm,Hees without the specific a hill towaid a (,(m ,ll( d,u approval of the party itself.” the 13 students fe    J j,-ord mentioned as possible “Aiding. Abetting    candidates Illinois Sen. Charles All the defendants were Per<7. former New York (iov. members of those units at the Nelson Rockefeller. California jimt>    Gov. Ronald Reagan, former The indictment charged that Texas Gov. John Connally. “two Shafer, McGee, Perkins, Pierce or three other excellent and Zoller. “aiding and abetting members of the U S. senate. and we may have a few gover- greater priority to education.” Nixon urged congress to con- (Continued Page 2. Col. 6 I Just last November, after Collins officially became a subsidiary of Rockwell, Wilson had indicated his intention to remain with Collins. Financial Problems When he joined the Cedar Rapids corporation, it was ex- mar^ketmg in 1961. periencing serious financial problems, and had borrowed around the body.    any addjtional tax the com- The    fire department issued a mlttce decided he owes, plea earlier in the    week for    vol- llowevcr>    the Tinlcs said ‘.jt unteers to furnish boats and ^ )carned tha, (hc Pres.    their time in an effort to f|n(i jdent's tax attorneys have pre- fore declines in wholesale food L ^    .    , ,,    . pared a brief defending his tax The    youth son    of Mr    and> cturns for    ^ssjble submission Mrs.    Russell G.    Helms.    I43,l0 (hc us    tax cuurt- whlch Twenty-ninth avenue SW. fcllibas jurisdlctjon 0VCr civil tax from a rope tied to the railing of' cases the E irst avenue bridge.    i    Times    said    that    the    law- vSeeking Pigeons    yer    who prepared one of the Police said Helms and .'most contmewW of Nbm>-s friend were search,ng (or young, re,u/ns- ,krank DcMar.c„0’ kad mopnnw tn rantiirA    j confirmed that he and longtime TTJ: aanpr said he »w Helms float downstream past; bach planned to f y from Ua ,lb Tix.rri ..eantto KriWoxx Ka,f/«rn Angeles to Washington Saturday iwlex declined belore begin-    .    to discuss the President s con- attended the University of Pitts-    u    ,as|    1)t.temb(.r    ,    losmg    sigh: of htm.    "    ..    d(, burgh, where he recetved an m ovm„ ,ndex |ast Aug ii    McMnHde    compltmented    j    ^ ^..ng of the finance in 1969-70. Managerial Roles Previously, he held various managerial pos’ts with the Phil-co-Ford Corp.. Palo Alto, Calif.; consumer level. Prices of raw farm products generally ha\e been erratic for many months. Last August, for example, they iumped a record 20 percent from July after (he administ- Philadelphia, and Newport ration eased price curbs at Beach, Calif. from 1961 68 retail and wholesale levels. Then, for three months, the finance and ..an    "f    the    volunteers    for    the    response    ,    ,    .    ,    .. was a record 20< percent ot its    v    deed    to    support    it    —    with    the 1967 base. He earned a KS degree in ^ waa    percent in March, (Continued Page 2. Col 8 ) compared with 203 in February to the request for help The fire department had (Continued Page 2. Col 8 ) Moonlike Mercury Revealed by Mariner (Continued Page 2. Col 5 > Today's Chuckle A politician asked for his |M«utton on women’s liberation responded: “I support it, of course. Why, I ve even started referring to my mailman as ‘my person-person.’ ” [aottrighl nors emerge in the months ahead.” Ford said his Democratic friends in Washington are saying their party can gain 50 to KHI house seats this fall “I don’t agree.” he said “I happen to believe the Republican party, despite some of its recent losses, can move ahead' . . The Republican party is on the march ” PASADENA, Calif (AP) -Mariner IO sped away from Mercury Saturday after revealing the tiny planet to be a desolate, moonlike world of craters surrounded by a thin a t rn o s p h e r e of poisonous gases Man s first close-up views of the mysterious planet were relayed 92 million miles to earth Friday in a series of television pictures One scientist said they were “spectacular beyond my wildest expectations.” Hundreds of pictures streamed across television monitors at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, leaving scientists as puzzled as they were excited The flow was halt«*d only briefly as Mariner skimmed past the planet s dark side just 450 miles above the surface Friday. Television team leader Dr, Bruce Murray said Mercury seems to be like the moon — pitted by thousands of craters, ancient marks of meteorites exploding against the surface Like the moon, Mercury is dry and rugged, so inhospitable t hat chances of it supporting life seem virtually nil. It is the solar system’s closest planet to the sun and is scorched mercilessly But Mercury’s craters — some as large as 70 miles across, others mere tiny pockmarks — were unrelieved by any visible mountains, valleys or plains similar to the vast dry oceans of the moon Geologists were at a loss to give immediate explanations for several features. There was a long depression that looked like a narrow ditch etched into the land, occasional surface cracks, and a 100-mile-long raised ridge slicing across one crater. They were also wondering about a magnetic field detected near Mercury. It is stronger than that observed near the moon. which is about I percent of the earth s field Mariner’s sensitive measuring instruments detected an atmosphere greater than that of the moon, but one which contradicted a recent Soviet theory Russian scientists had reported observing from earth a faint hydrogen atmosphere. But Dr. M. B McElroy said Mariner found the atmosphere to be made up largely of the rare gases neon, argon and helium “This is the first planet we’ve seen not surrounded by a hydrogen-he Ii urn atmosphere.” said McElroy. Exactly where the gases are coming from was not immediately determined But McElroy said surface rocks undergoing radioactive decay were pouring some of the gas into the atmosphere. The helium, he added, appears to extend out about 500 miles into space. Temperatures varied tremendously on Mercury — from about 950 degrees Fahrenheit to 300 below zero. The spacecraft will continue to photograph Mercury as it streaks away at 24,000 miles per hour The photo sessions will last until April ll Then Mariner will sail into orbit around the sun committee Delaware Reviva Of Death Penalty DOVER. Del. <API — A mw capital punishment law mandat-in death tor all first-degre** murder convictions was signed Friday by Gov. Sherman Trib-bitt. Today s Index Church ... 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  • Arthur Krause
  • Barry Morris
  • Bruce Murray
  • Donald R. Beall
  • Hare Regency Hatt
  • James Mcgee
  • Jeffrey Miller
  • John Connally
  • John Martin
  • Kriwoxx Ka
  • Lawrence Shafer
  • Leon Smith
  • M. B Mcelroy
  • Melvin Syn
  • Moshe Dayan
  • Ralph Zoller
  • Richard Turner
  • Robert C. Wilson
  • Ronald Reagan
  • Sandy Lee
  • Sarah Scheuer
  • Saturday Wooster
  • William Per
  • William Schroeder

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Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette

Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Issue Date: March 30, 1974

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