Cedar Rapids Gazette, April 11, 1974, Page 2

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - April 11, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Weather— Chance of heavy rain tonight. Lows, mid to upper 40s. Rain Friday with highs in 50s and 60s. ®h* KW mr VOLUME 92 - NUMBER 92 CITY FINAL IO CENTS CEDAR RAPIDS. IOWA, THURSDAY, APRIL ll, 1974 ASSOCIATED PRESS, UPI, NEW YORK TIMES TAPES 30 Days to ...    Bids    With    in Watergate Money Voted Defendant WASHINGTON (UPI) — Herself L. “Bart” Porter, de-icribed by his lawyer as “the irst victim” of Watergate, was ;entenced Thursday to 30 days n jail for lying to the FBI about he bugging scandal. “I am absolutely positive in ny heart — all the way down to ny toes — that I will never get By Roland Krekeler Low bids for a new Linn county home, with the best windows, roof and floors, total $2,813,297, well within the amount of money on hand from a 1972 bond issue for the project. The totals were reported to the board of supervisors Thursday on the basis of bids opened Wednesday afternoon. Supervisors decided informally Thursday to take formal ac- riteTrouble again,”'Por'ter'sakijf*oncJontract„s t0 the USI before Judge William11Tuesday at*p.m. Iryant sentenced him.    ®    V‘ew. ^traction Co.. Cedar Rapids, was low bidder Team Player    for general construction with a Porter, 35, testified at senate bid of $1,889,174. Low mechani-^atergate hearings last sum- caI bid of $648,498 came from icr that he lied about what he I Modem Piping, Cedar Rapids, new of Watergate for fear L°w electrical bid came from ther Nixon campaign officials Paulson Electric Co., Cedar Ra-wild accuse him of not being a P^a> at $275,625. jam player if he didn't.    Three Bidders Porter was scheduling direr- Three bids were received for >r for President Nixons cam- general construction. Highest! aign organization. He was the bid was $2,073,090. 1th person sentenced in connec- ^jne mechanical bids were on with VS atergate.    received.    Highest was $742,235. i Bryant told Porter he * just pour electrical bids were re-an t forget that Porter lied on ceived. Highest was $321,317. iree different occasions to fed- Bids ajs0 were taken on an al-*al investigators and sentenced ternate that would have provid-im to a minimum of five ed a juvenile detention facility lonths and a maximum of 15 at the site, just east of the lonths in prison. But he or- present countv home north of ?red that Porter only serve 30 Marion, lys on the sentence and be Bids from the same contrac-aced on unsupervised proba- tors, with the same type of win-1 )n for one year following his dows and roof, which would be APRIL 25 Panel Votes Subpoena, Suicide Unit Snubs Compromise Bid utL. i.rapjj WASHINGTON I API — Tho , oivp tho rnmmittpp An rimnnH- ■ ■■ ■ ^ I I V. v 11 City; 21 Die WASHINGTON (AP) — The give the committee. An amend-house judiciary committee ment offered by Rep. David Thursday ordered President Nixon to turn over by April 25th all tapes and other materials requested by it for its impeachment inquiry. In directing 33 to 3 that a subpoena be issued for the evidence, the committee rejected a Dennis (R-Ind.) to make the subpoena conform to St. Clair’s offer was rejected 22-16, with one Republican, Rep. Butler (R-Va.) joining the 21 crats to defeat it. Consequences House Speaker Carl Albert last-minute offer by the White , told newsmen Wednesday he be-House to deliver some of the lieves that if the President detaped conversations within a fied a subpoena for the tapes few days.    and other material it would be The offer, made 45 minutes an impeachable offense, before the committee met in the Demo By Ghetto Leased Wires An Arab guerilla suicide squad seized two buildings in the Israeli border settlement of Kiryat Shemona Thursday with a demand that Israel free IOO Palestinian guerillas held in Israeli jails. But witnesses said the guerillas blew themselves morning, came in a telephone call from White House lawyer James St. Clair to John Doar. chief counsel of the committee. It led to a partisan split in the committee. Republicans urged it be accepted. But the Democratic majority said the committee, which made its request last Feb. 25, has waited long enough. “Games Over” “It would be a crime,” Albert UP after killing women and chil-said. “But I’m not sure the|^ren hostages, house would vote to impeach on J Mayor Avraham Aloni told his that issue alone.” An impeachment charge would be only one of several actions the house could take if the White House defied a subpoena, the judiciary committee was advised Monday. Doar said one alternative for | the committee would be to prosecute its subpoena in the court as the senate Watergate committee is doing with its similar AP Wirephoto lease. necessary, total $89,564, above! Former Attorney General Mitchell After Testifying Mitchell Testifies He Tried To Aid — Not Hinder -- Probe of Vesco end recess. Stans and Mitchell are ac- Porter’s wife, Carol, clutching    the $50,000 limit on construction mds of friends in the    second    projects without a vote of the w of the courtroom, slumped public.    I NEW YORK (AP) — Former Gagliardi to call the long week- her seat with tears streaming    Open    30    Days    Atty. Gen. John Mitchell has iwn her face    when the sen-    However,    Architect Leo    Win „ tol\ar~\ onnmiBOA/i    • rt . ,. . ,    ,,    ...    ,.    tole a federal    trial jury    he vvant- nce was announced.    Peiffer indicated the bids would    ,    .    .    ' “Less in Degree”    remain effective for 30 days    ed    0    abot and not obstruct a^uocu wa«uvi.i.B u«=ui- The charge carried a max- aftcr they were opened.    [Securities and Exchange Com- vestigation, in return for Ves- mm five years    in prison and a    A bill is pending in the gener-    mission fraud investigation of    co’s    secret    $200,000    cash    con- 5,000 fine but    a lawyer from    assembly that    would raise the    international    financier    Robert    tribution    to    President    Nixon’s b office of special Watergate limit to $100,000.    iVesco.    1972 re-election campaign. The said The county treasurer now has “It’s time to send a message that the plaving of games is, , over,” said Rep. Seiberling (D- subP°ena for tapes. Ohio)    The    committee    could    also ask Chairman Rodino (D-N.J.) tbe    hous<; to *ite the Pref said after waiting for the tapes ^dea| 45 days, during which there have been lengthy negotiations between St. Clair and Doar, it is time for the committee to get on with its job of determining whether grounds exist for im-, peaching Nixon. “If the committee has any dignity, if the house has any dignity, if we respect the institution of government and the Con or it could simply determine (Continued: Page 3, Col. 8.) ★ ★ ★ Syndicate Offers $1 Million for Nixon's Papers town council, that 21 persons were killed — three guerillas, two Israeli soldiers, eight adult civilians and eight children. In addition, 16 persons were wounded. In Jerusalem, caretaker Prime Minister Golda Meir told the knesset (parliament): “The Lebanese government must know that we regard it and its citizens who are aiding the terrorists responsible for this massacre. We are shocked by the crime that occurred this morning at Kiryat Shemona. Assassination for the sake of assassination.” Paratrooper Unit Witnesses in the town near the Lebanese border told the national radio the decisive Israeli army counterattack came when a paratrooper unit landed on the top of a the apartment buiId ling from a helicopter. Then, WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. coordinating their attack with stitution we will move ahead,”!Passman (D-La.) says a former soldiers on the ground, they be-Have you any recollection of|R°di™ said.    Louisiana    governor is among a gan moving into the building fir- The subpoena orders the com- syndics of businessmen who,uig as they went. mittee's chief security officer to have offered President Nixon $11 About that time, the witnesses serve a summons on Nixon or one of his subordinates ordering him to deliver to the committee million for his controversial vice-presidential papers. Passman disclosed Wednes- Mr. Sears telling you he had just delivered Mr. Vesco's contribution to Mr. Stans?” Fleming asked. “None whatsoever,” Mitchell bv IO a.m. April 25 the tapes of; day that the or.c-time governor, replied    42 conversations between Nixon James Noe, had wired him ask- ‘    and his chief aides last spring ing to be included for $100,000 in Contradicts Dean    wben tbe Watergate coverup any syndicate being formed to Mitchell also contradicted the I was surfacing.    buy the papers. Doar’s Brief the President said, the room where the guerillas were barricaded exploded. “As we ran up the stairs, they were holed up in the last apartment,” one soldier told the radio. “As we got there they set off their charges and blew up the wall and that closed the ac- osecutor Leon Jaworski jaw *•- rViToV;“On your oath did you do any-tw'o are charged with conspirator's involvement in the Wa- *2.894,571.52 in the county home durin£I this entire pain'd cv obstructing justice and lvinc    .    ,    _,    . •gate cover-up was “less in fund. A total of $2,959,000 in" ,fmc“t7fix £ S tte ta- toto    £    government testimony of former;    Doar's    Brief    The    congressman    said the count grce than other who pled bonds were issued for the Pr°J- vestiRation?” he was asked scheme.    White House counsel John Dean “if the President complies sy    offered    to provide “Those who have been inside ilty to felony charges.    je°t-    Tjie    monev h^s been draw-) wednesday, shortly after he Mitchell was asked bv defense that he was asked by the de-with a subpoena and produces    <>nH    CnL>1(fiiS    sa-%    there    is    the Porter had admitted to the |nK irJtcre^, ^^expenses have tQok {hQ witness stand in his attorney Peter Fleming if he fendant to call Casey in Vesco’s i the materials the committee J 1 0 a d payJhe balance of body of a man or woman on iterate committee that he included the first year s interest own defenSe.    had believed or intended that bv h ^    Z    ^seeks’ the committee and the    Revery    doorstep.”    said    a    national lo gave perjured testimony to Pa»d out on the bonds, grading    Mitchell    asking then SEC chairman Wil-    house will be in a better position    h    «    .    radio    reporter allowed into the J grand jury and at the 1973 and architect fees.    President Nixon s ttrst attorney Ham Casey to see Yesco aide Pomn& SEC subP°enas aSamst a I to evaluate fully and on the Pass,ma" Sd d tbe business- town. “It seems that they broke iterate breakin trial.    About    £10.000 in architect fees * **“* 1 ‘ S at!°nie> Harry gears he was "impeding,! quartet of Vesco aides.    merits whether or not grounds mei? PIan to seI1 syncing and .into each apartment methodize false story concerned remains to be paid, and the 1    nh«»mi»Hni* nr Hninvinn tho SFr “I have no recollection >ney he gave to G. Gordon county treasurer expects to    Trial    in    Recess    investigaton    of    Mr. Vesco1?” [soever of such a discussion idy. the alleged mastermind draw *n about    more    in-    ^    crjmjnaj    conspiracy    trial! “Quite to the contrary, I Mitchell said. the Watergate breakin, b rest. About $90,000 remains Mitchell and former Com-thought I might further it,” Mit- Mitchell also denied knowing rter said deputy campaign! uncommitted for possible change merce Secretary Maurice Stans chell replied.    Nixons    nephew,    F.    Donald ector Jeb S. Magruder had orders lered him to give money to idy for “dirty tricks,” and it he turned over some ,000. it the end of June 1972. some or 12 days after the breakin Democratic Party headier?, Porter said Magruder I him “dirty tricks” would was recessed Wednesday until , .... . .next Monday, when Mitchell is! If the detention facility is con- scheduled to resume his testi- Revenue Sharing Timing of Gift Nixon, jr. Dean had characterized Mitchell as one of the neph- (Continued: Page 3, Col. 6.) Disaster Aid to As for being motivated by the ew s “keepers.” mony. Stans is expected to fol-jVesco campaign contribution, low his one-time cabinet col- Mitchell testified he never knew I league as a witness. The death of a juror’s father 2ky(Aro Q+ja+oc in-law plus the occasion of Good More oTaTes!Friday led federal Judge Lee WASHINGTON (AP) - Pres-md bad lo investigators and ident \jxon Thursday declared ed that they concoct a cover ffcjt Virginja an() ||Hnois dis. ■orter said he agreed to say areas’ raisin6 t0 ei6ht the gave Liddy $100,000 for hir- number of states eligible for, IO college students for IO federal aid to recover from last nths at $1,000 a month and week’s tornadoes, t was the story he later told. His action came as presiden- __ dial spokesman Ronald Ziegler .    ai    •    said Nixon had dispatched fed- ixon, Algerian oral disaster administrator President Meetirhomas Dunnc 10 ,hc storm of it until six months after he in-: Vote Tax Audit tervened with Casey — in late    ^ August or early September. QJ COD? TCSSIHCd The government had emphasized in its case that just five WASHINGTON (UPI) Judge Hints at Dismissal of Zacek Appeal hours after Stans accepted the senate voted 69-20 Thursday to what-for impeachment exist,” states”?* riB”tslt!°l ‘h® documents, cally to shoot somebody.” hon,"Ia local brief nreoared bv Doar. a“ng-f ^mk.they will make    Emply    School According to Passman, “the In the most daring guerilla offer is at the White House” but mission inside Israel since the there has not been time for a God airport massacre 23 months reply.    a8°»    Me Arabs seized control of Passman himself is    not    an    empty school and    then among the syndicate but    said    move(t to the apartment    build- the group had approached    him    ing. through a special assistant.    ^be s*ate radio said they fired Passman described the offers^submachine guns and threw in a brief house speech and grooves into the apartments as for elaborated in an interview. tbey shot their way up the the “I hope the committee that t()urtb floor in a trail of blood. . .    .       .    .      J    i a legal brief prepared by The subpoena covers conversations between Nixon and former aides II. R. Halde-man, John Ehrliehman and John Dean in February. March and April 1973. In most cases the request specifies the date and even the time the conversations took place. There are also requests The! all conversations between $200,000 on April IO, 1972, Mitchell sent Sears to his long awaited face-to-face meeting with Casey. require an audit of the personal income tax returns for the last five years of all members of congress and every federal em- ASHINGTON (AP) - Pres-it Nixon conferred Thursday l Algerian President Houari medienne in an effort to hie for aid were Ohio, I influence with the increas-|tueky, Georgia, Indiana, y important Arab leader. areas as his personal representative in overseeing federal assistance. States previously made eligi- Ken-Ala- bama and Tennessee. “We delivered the $200,000 ploye earning more than $20,000. today,” Sears said he told Mit- The proposal was attached Schell, strengthening a govern President and Haldeman and!thought he (Nixon) had no right The groups command in Lethe President and Ehrliehman | to a deduction for the donation ban0a sai“> ^0°it _men^ carried of the papers is equally sure that they are his property,” Passman told the house. James Rhoads, archivist of during the period April 14 through 17, and all conversations between Nixon and former Atty. Gen. Richard Klein-dienst and Asst. Atty. Gen. as a rider to legislation which [Henry Petersen from April 15 would finance presidential and through April 18, 1973. congressional    political cam-! It was all but the last two    Nixon paigns with    federal    funds. 'items that St. Clair offered to    back. out their instructions. They set off explosive belts they wore for the operation when the enemy tried to storm the building they Linn District Judge James-ment claim that not until the Carter has given notice to Rich-!money was in hand was there ard Zacek he intends to dismiss any action on Vesco’s behalf. the convicted murderer’s appli-j----- cation for post-conviction    r>    ,    i    j    *r    / redress unless he can be shown lyIU K&pOTT OH Man lagged as Cinque why he should not. The judge gave Zacek’s attorney until May 13 to file a statement of reasons supported by no ugh Gasoline "Only if Conservation Continues" ASHINGTON (AP)-Ameri-> will find enough gasoline liable for vacation trips this mer but only if they con-e conservation measures, Federal Energy Office said rsday. ?nnis Bakke, an aide to Lity Administrator John bill, said this means driving faster than 55 miles lier , tuning cars, keeping tire sures right, and possibly ig trips by other means, t the energy office isn’t esting shorter trips, he told porter. Americans will find gasoline much more expensive this summer but the national average price will not reach 70 cents a gallon, although this may be charged by some individual stations, Bakke said. The main price pressure will come from control-free imported oil, he said. Without conservation, there could be a gasoline shortage of 5 to 6 percent, added Bakke. He said the office doesn’t anticipate any spot shortages of gasoline such as those that struck the nation last summer. court cases why the application should not be dismissed for the reasons set out by the judge. The judge’s order late Wednesday afternoon, listed reasons for dismissal based on a motion by the county attorney to dismiss the case. Not Entitled Carter said he believes Zacek is not entitled to post-conviction redress and no purpose would (Continued: Page 3, Col. 7.) "This Defendant Will Eventually Kill Today's Chuckle One observer of humanity says the expression on the Mona Lisa reminds him of a schoolteacher hearing her students referred to as the hope of America.    —Copyright LOS ANGELES (AP)—“This,    had    said    he was mentally    ill wherein defendant    will    eventually    kill    but    .    . they never tell    me someone,” said a 1970 prose-^ what “ *• wha,'s "TOnB r\ I j ta    with    me. cutor’s report on Donald David Deputy Dls, AUy Daniel De Freeze.    Johnson,    who prosecuted    De- DcFreeze, 30, an escaped convict, is believed to be the mysterious “Cinque,” voice of the Symbionese Liberation Army which kidnaped newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst Feb. 4. The court records of De-Freeze’s 1970 Los Angeles robbery-assault trial revealed Wednesday that he was viewed as a potential killer by his prosecutor and was seen by the judge as a man in need of “a lot of psychiatric treatment.” “What’s Wrong”? DeFreeze himself told the court that doctors and his wife he initiated a gun man who calls himself Cinque, battle with police officers and In the most recent tape sent by a security guard in order to Miss Hearst’s abductors to her avoid capture. This indicates parents, Cinque included a mes-a total lack of regard for human sage to his children. Their life.”    names    corresponded with the Emotionally Confused    na£>es    °,f DeFneze’s children The    Los Angeles trial By the time DeFreeze came stemmed from a Nov. 17, 1969, to trial in 1979 he had an ar* shootout after DeFreeze robbed rest record dating back to his a woman of a $1,000 cashier’s teens and had been diagnosed; check. DeFreeze was wounded _________,____________ 3s emotionally confused in a and then arrested after ex- dersigned that this person is a report    submitted    by    the Cali- changing gunfire with police Freeze, said Wednesday he remembers DeFreeze well and recalls making the evaluation contained in court records. The document, submitted on May 18, 1970, and signed by Johnson said: “It is the opinion of the un the United States, has said he | wei*e b°^in8-    along needs time to study the IRS "‘ijjtbeir bostages. ruling before saying whether    8roup said the squad was can have the papers rnadc up ot one I aicstinian, one Syrian and one Iraqi, called _ them “martyrs of the Palestinian revolution,” and said their “heroic operation demonstrated the unity of all Arabs f f around the Palestinian cause.” I The group, the Popular Front (for the Liberation of Palestine General Command, earlier demanded the release of IOO guerillas from Israeli prisons, including the Japanese Red (Continued: Page 3, Col. 3.) high risk danger to society and!forma Corrections Reception that as soon as he is released a°d Guidance center at Chino. from prison, he will return to his same violent career. It is my opinion, further, that this defendant will eventually kill someone. “The latter opinion is based upon his actions in this case “His fascination with firearms and explosives made him dangerous,” that report said. The San Francisco Chronicle, The San Francisco Examiner and television station KQED have identified DeFreeze as the and a bank guard DeFreeze was convicted of robbery and assault and was committed to a sentence of five years to life at the California Medical Facility at Vacacille, which provides medical and psychiatric treatment. He es* caped in 1973. Today's Index Comics .......29 Crossword 29 Daily Record *> Deaths .......... ..........3 Editorial Features ti Farm ........14 Financial ....... ........30 Marion .12 Movies ........... 26 Society .......... .......16-19 Sports........ 21-25 State Television 28 Want Ads 32-37 . i ;

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