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Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette April 15, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - April 15, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Weather- Fair and warmer through Tuesday. Low tonight in mid 30s. High Tuesday mid 60s. VOLUME 92 - NUMBER 96 mi tip ids C!)n3t'tte CITY FINAL IO CENTS CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA, MONDAY. APRIL 15, 1974 ASSOCIATED PRESS. UPI, NEW YORK TIMES Shelling Thunders over Golan After Savage Weekend Battle By Associated Press Israeli and Syrian gunners traded artillery and tank fire on the Golan Heights front Monday after a weekend of the hardest fighting since the October war. Damascus radio said Syria’s defense minister, Maj. Gen. Mustafa Tlas, made a quick trip to the “forward command headquarters of Syrian forces on Mt. Hermon.” This was the first official Syrian reference to such a command since the October war. Northern Sector The Israeli military command said shelling resumed this morning along the northern sector of the 300-square mile bulge captured by Israel during the October fighting. The announcement made no mention of casualties. Israeli fighter-bombers o n Sunday attacked Syrian forces on Mt. Hermon and Ihe Golan Heights while below them the armies of the two countries battled fiercely with tanks and artillery. The Israeli military command said all its planes returned safely Sunday, denying a Syrian claim that four were downed. Syria also claimed 50 Israeli ground troops were killed or wounded, hut Israel said only 17 were wounded. Syria said 15 of its soldiers were killed and IO were wounded. Israel said a Syrian commando unit made another attempt to capture an Israeli observation post at the northern end of 9,000-foot Mt. Hermon, which has an unrestricted view for IOO miles and more into Syria. Dawn Discovery The Syrians have been trying to capture the post since April 6. Israel said the commandos! were discovered at dawn Sunday, and the Israelis at the post counterattacked. Syrian artillery opened up to give the commandos cover, and the Israelis retaliated with artillery and fighter-bombers. The Israelis said the comman-1 dos were “destroyed.” and 12 Syrian bodies were found. But later in the day, tanks and artillery dueled the length of the 40-mile front across the Golan Heights, and Israeli planes attacked the Syrian positions for four hours during the afternoon,! the Israeli command said. Meanwhile, President Eh-praim Katzir gave the Labor party IO days to find a successor to Premier Golda Meir. He said if they didn’t come up with one, he would call on the leader of the right-wing Likud block, Menahem Begin, to try. The U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv reported to the state department that Yitzhak Rabin, a 52-year-old hero of the 1967 war and a former ambassador to the U.S., was the odds-on favorite for the premiership. HATTIESBURG, Miss. (UPI) I were expected to crest Monday R_hin k .linnorfpd hv - Several thousand persons with the Leaf already having younger members of the Labor were evacuated from their surpassed fbe record high crest party who are demanding that Ik Ok .ll.r I. a,,, al Tkk y-l. MU kin J-WJJ heavy rain. At least seven per- dawn iunday when their car |n Jerusalem7ajd Rabin is op. sons were killed in Mississippi plunged off a road into a flooded po^d bv Defense Minister an/4 ♦ lim rn f /Miici art a    !    .    .    .    _ _    “ creek north of McComb. They Moshe Dayan, and an attempt identified as Johnnie E. to make him premier could split Thousands Flee Dixie Floods; Nine Are Dead -UPI Telephoto "That's a Good One, Henry" Secretary of State Henry Kissinger enjoys a laugh with Huang Hue (left), Chinese ambassador to the U.N., and Tong Hsiao-ping, deputy prime minister of China, prior to a dinner which Kissinger held for Teng Sunday in New York. and two in Louisiana. Governor Bill Waller activat ed the national guard to help in!wcrc the evacuation of residents Rollins, 21, Eddie Wells, 18. and ir,f Pd™y-mc evacuau n    •    .    In    other    developments: Many persons, their escape Dennis Lee Bonds, 15. route blocked b\ the rising Authorities blamed four Secretary of State Kissinger Court Drops Bombing Suit steel Firms r    Agree    To    Pay For Job Bias water, were removed by heli-j copter. Authorities said more than 3.000 persons were evacuated in the Petal area and portions of north Hattiesburg Sunday night and early Monday as the rampaging Leaf river pushed to drownings Saturday on the flooding, which began after heavy rain drenched the central and southern portions of the state Friday and Saturday. WASHINGTON (UPI) — Dis- other actions on its first day noise of demonstrators is proposing of what may be the last back from a spring recess:    jtected    by the First Amend- legal challenge to the Vietnam Agreed to decide whether the ment’s frce-speech provisions .    .    c;    war*    tho supreme court let Internal Revenue Service (IRS) even if it intentionally disturbs and Israeli Ambassador Simcha Sfand Monday a lower court has the right to subpoena bank the peace.    j    ^    AAHING    I    ON (AI > Nine Dimtz met in Washington to is- rujing tbat president Nixon records to determine a deposi- Vacated a lower court deed- maJ°r steel firms signed an c uss the Syrian proposal tor an    acted    constitutionally in order-    tor’s identity where there is sus-    sion that upheld a quirk    in Mi-    agreement Monday    with    the    fed- HpTpht^Demns^of the nlan were    !ng US bombing of Cambodia    Picion of tax fraud The ca*\in*    chigan election law that    denied    era! government    to    pay    $31    mil- a ,ki■ k n nit    volves a Middlesboro, Ky.,    the Communist party a place on    ]ion in h..rk w, not made public, but Dimtz said    jn a    brief order wjthout com-    bank’s records of about $40,000    the ballot this year it definitely has room for give    ment    tbe court refused to hear    in badly deteriorated $100 bills Agreed to consider whether a /ages as part of an industry-wide plan for ending stage. I n    Louisiana, an elderly    and take. ^    an appeal from a decision of the    deposited in 1970 which led    the'person charged with selling ob-    racaa^    and    sex discrimination in more than ll feet above flood woman    and her seven-year-old    Egyptian Foreign .Minister Is-    jj.S. Second circuit court of ap-    IRS to suspect taxes had    not scene magazines may refuse to    employment. grandson were killed when    mail Fahmv met in New York    rejecting    the claim of    been paid on the cash.    produce    them in court on Surpassed    Record    water swept their car into a    with Soviet Foreign Minister    pep    Holtzman    (D-N.Y.) and    Agreed to rule whether school grounds of self-incrimination. The    Leaf and    Bowie    rivers    rain-swollen creek Friday. The    Gromyko, whose government    four    ajr force    officers that    authorities must establish evi-< The Cambodian bombing was -------------------------boy    drowned    and    his    grand-has shown signs of uneasiness Nixon acted illegally.    dence of wrongdoing before stu- conducted through the spring mother,    Mrs. Julius,Henry, died    at Egypt’s closeness to the    U.S.    u§ Distrjct Ju(jge Qrrin    dents can be disciplined.    The and summer of 1973 in a con- Sunday    from injuries received    An Egyptian communique    said,    Judd Qf New York City original-'case stemmed from Mena, Ark J troversial move by Nixon to end they discussed the Middle East ly ruled that ^ bombing was where two girls were suspended the war. an unconstitutional exercise of on grounds they spiked the presidential power. The Second punch at a school party, circuit court reversed Judd on Bill Is Seen As Threat to State Schools in the incident The national weather service situation and relations between !said rain was continuing in por- their two countries, and the I tions of south and southeast, meeting “took place in a spirit Mississippi during the morning, of mutual understanding A    main street in the low-lying    Fahmy met with Kissinger in    jg intervene in    the situation,    and northern section of Hattiesburg    Washington on Saturday and    jbp high court    refused to disturb was    reported under 15 feet of    was to dine with him Monday    that decision 77""T    u,a:    water    and officials said addi- night. state    schools    for the    deaf    and    ti    , nrnhlpmv. u.prn    hv.    Z .. .    ..    . ...    Follows    Precedents the blind    mioht ho    nh isori    nut    1 Problerm vverc created bv    Saudi Arabia announced that under the SDecial education snakes and fire ants wh,ch were it signed an agreement Sunday Throughout the Indo-China sorvions hill Auvaitimr further washed out of swamps and to buy $335 minion worth of war, the supreme court consis-senate action    woodlands.    arms ‘ from the U.S. Riyadh t e n 11 y refused to consider ~ Ttio inu-, «Phnni for »hn Hnaf NationaI guardsmen and Red Radio said they would include whether it lacked the authority is I oca led rn Gnu no ii HI Ii f f c and Cr°SS W°rkCrS aSS,Sted ClVl1 flanks. artillery and th, .ow;, Rnriik Si-ht.sJ \ ffnsc and 0,her ^officials ^propelled assault guns. Previous Decision The voluntary agreement with the departments of labor and justice and the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission is the largest backpay discrimination settlement to date. Let stand a California su it provides that the nine com-The case had come to the high panics which produce 73 percent grounds the courts had no right preme court decision that the (Continued: Page 3. Col. 3.) DES MOINES - State Sen. James Griffin iR-Council Bluffs] expressed concern Monday that Tribunal Again Faces Tough Obscenity Issue of the nation's steel and the United Steelworkers union make one-time lump sum payments to some 40.000 black, Spanish-sur-named and women employes who the government claimed were relegated to “the less desirable and generally lower pay- the Iowa Braille and Sight-Sav-itb ing school is located at Vinton. evacuation. At least seven |n Yej ^vjv> israeli cabl ing jobs with the least opportu-WASHINGTON (AP) — The Georgia met the high court’s nity for advancement.” self- of a constitutional declaration of supreme court has before it ncw(demand for specific language to L a b 0 r Secretary Brennan war by congress.    arguments on an old and solu- warn pornographers what the called the    agreement historic Uwer courts ruled generally >'on-rcsistant issue: obscenity law prohibits. Georgia used the and said “it will insure equal Both^^a^'under^The0 jurisdiction persons wore reported sufferingine"t" confirmed Maj.' Gen.’ Mor- that the Gulf of Tonkin resolu- As the course of such litiga-1 Georgia used the language of employment opportunity in hir-r,f thr    hoard of rLrnts fr0m cxP°surc and othcr m,nor dechai Gur as the new armed'tion obtained by President John- lion goes, the constitutional dust its indecent exposure law. Crit- ing and promotion in one of our injuries.    forces    chief    of    staff    replacing    son    in    1964    and    congressional1    hardly    has    had    time to settle    »cs claim this    makes any    dis-nation’s basic industries.’’ 500 Routed    Ut. Gen.    David    Elazar.    who    re-    enactment    of    appropriations    around    the    court’s major ob-    Pla>' of nudity    punishably    ob-    The agreement was entered bills    to    conduct    the war met the    seenity    decisions    in June of last    scene But, they say, it hardly    as a consent decree in U.S. dis- fits Burger’s    description    of    trict court in Birmingham. Ala. The supreme court took these ,n ,hncn rippK,nns ,hf> rn,,r,: hard core depiction of sexual of the state board of regents The bill (SF 11631, which merges county and joint county school systems with the state’s 15 area schools into new area education agencies, has been passed in different form by both house and senate. At present, it is on the senate calendar awaiting house amendments. To make it clear the legislature does not intend to phase out the Council Bluffs and Vinton schools, Griffin has introduced an amendment. The amendment provides that the area education agencies would not take over services for the physically handicapped now performed at the Council Bluffs and Vinton schools or any other regent institution, such as the hospital for handicapped children at the University of Iowa. Senators joining Griffin as cosponsors of the amendment in- Thirty miles west, the rising signed April 2 under pressure waters of the Pearl river routed A government commistion I constitutional test some 500 persons from their charged Elazar with “personal homes in the Morgantown and'responsibility” for Israel’s lack Foxworth communities west of;of preparedness for the 1973 Columbia. The Columbia busi- Middle East war. ness district was threatened. In Moscow, the Communist Authorities said the river had party newspaper Pravda said action on reached IO feet above flood Sunday that the Soviet Union stage and some described it as will improve Syria’s military (Continued: Page 3, Col. 7.) Lifting of Food Controls Seen WASHINGTON (AP) Federal Law “Patently Offensive” eased the burden of prosecutors ac IV1 y in demonstrating to a jury that material is obscene.    I    In    the second case, the appli cation of the federal law against mailing obscene material is But Chief Justice Burger, being examined. I writing for the majority, de-j in June, Burger said national roc* r I i«in«    nnnm.ii    .un    ^iclared that “no one will.be sub*!standards for obscenity were Cost of Living    tounul    was    ex-    ject    t0 pr0secution for the sale    “hypothetical'’ and “unascer- pected to announce Monday the Qr exposure 0f obscene mated- tamable.” nob Vorn’Iretai/foocMn    als    unless ,hese ma,crials dc‘    The mail case could be used trois Iron! the    ret.    pjc(    or descrlbe pateni|y often-    by ,he couri t0 determine just dustry. one of the last big industries still subject to the con (Continued: Page 3, Col. 4.) Reformatory Secretary To Assume Guard Duties ANAMOSA — A 33 - year - old possibly later will work in the secretary to Lawrence LaBarge, | tower. Warden Calvin Auger director of correctional services said. at the Iowa men’s reformatory Initially, Mrs. Harms will    .          ,    tl here, will become the reform- wear civilian clothing until uni-|bave on tood Pnces at !'ie con' which played successfully na- v sive ’hard core’ sexual conduct vvba{ kind of geographic stan-specifieally defined by the regu- dard should be used for a feder- The voluntary agreement is believed to mark the country's first industry-wide equal employment program and could set a pattern for similar programs in other industries. Under the agreement, cli mi*! lotion of seniority along racial ; lines in steel nulls would be accompanied by setting of goals; and timetables for the hiring and promotion of minority workers. The program also; sex-based dis- atory’s first female guard. Officials Monday announced Sharon Harms, an employe of the reformatory four years, and mother of five children, will assume duties as correc- torms are available. She was one of three women who was interviewed for guard posts at the institution, two of whom were employed in the reformatory. The third applicant was an Anamosa resident. Prior to working as a secre- cluded Calvin Hultman (R-Red Oak), James Schaben    (D-    tional    officer Tuesday. Dunlap), Minnette Doderer    (D-    Mrs.    Harms, whose husband. Iowa City) and Elizabeth Shaw Louie, is employed at Georgia-(R-Davenport).    Pacific    Box Co., Monticello, said    tary    for    LaBarge. Mrs.    Harms A similar amendment was of- i    she felt    she had advanced as far    had    worked    with the    Kirkwood as she could as a secretary. In her new duties, she will action either be assigned to the control center or the waiting room, and trois program.    lating state law ..    .”    aj obscenity law in light    of the    I uou^d    eliminate Council sources confirmed    the    one    of two cases    the    court    condemnation of    a national    cr‘m,natlon- decontrol action was imminent    hcard Monday involves an R-    standard    The    accord    would    pr°vlde    m- and dechned to .speculate on    r a t e d critically acclaimed    Application of local standards    dividual    Pa-vmcnts    of    back what impact the    action    woukL    m0vie,    “Carnal    Knowledge”,    to the federal law    could    in the    waScs    rangmg    from    $2^    f° ,----------------------- — 1 view of some,    make    Fire,    $1,000,    with rte average estimat- isomeric    tionwide but was declared ob- Amendment riehts to freedom ed at about $600. !    Bu.    consumers    may    escape-    sccne i„ Albany,    Ga.    o“ss”on    a*function of p7 (    any    big increases in    food    prices.    One question    raised    in    the    tai routes since wholesale prices for many |Case js whether statewide on in the Georgia case movie od-'agricultural commodities have    ,„cal slandards are to be used    eraUfBilly Jenkins /as uned in determining limits of candor    $750 and sentenced to 12 months’ in depicting sex.    probation for    showing    “Carnal In June, the    court    dispensed, Knowledge”.    Jenkins’    convic- ” the    “-------’    1 been declining in recent weeks. fered in the house by Rep. La Verne Sehroeder (R-McClelland), but withdrawn before could be taken on it. Community college program at the reformatory. Her salary as a guard will be about $573 per month. Chicago Bank Sets Record Prime Rate NEW YORK (UPI) - The prime interest rate for business | with the then-existing require-1 tion was upheld by the Georgia loans to larger customers of ment that obscenity be judged supreme court. He appealed. ‘commercial banks was raised! ...    ,. ir r u y 3 nat,ona* standard, but left jn tbe federal case, the appeal . rof,Arvl in in    ,    M enough to dress himself if he doubt as t0 what new geograph- was brought by four individuals    J    "    n‘l could just remember where he jf» wrr to rpnl^pp if    ♦«,./>    nUaiinnn.Idsy by First Nstioricil Honk of dropped his clothes. Toduy's Chuckle Adolescent: A youngster old by a na(jonai standard, but left Coovright 1974 ic range was to replace it.    an(j    two    corporations    challeng- Another question is the man-ing their conviction for mailing Chicago. ’Ihe Chicago bank had nor in which slate courts in’an allegedly obscene brochure been charging 9.8 percent Six Points In Kissinger UN. Speech UNITED NATIONS (AP) -Secretary of State Kissinger I Monday outlined a six-point program aimed at a more cooperative development of the world s natural resources. In a speech prepared for a .special session of the U.N.’s General Assembly, the secretary said “We meet here at a ' moment when the wrorld economy is under severe stress.” Pointing to the oil crisis, shortage of food grains and increasing global inflation, Kissinger said the solution can come only through a realistic, international effort. “The great issues of development can no longer be realistically perceived in terms of confrontation between the haves and have nots,” he said. Any effort by the less developed nations to artificially control raw materials “will sooner or later produce the organiza-j tion of the potential victims into a counterbloc,” Kissinger said in a not tor subtle warning. In introducing his six points, the secretary also underlined his belief that the U.S. should avoid grandiose declarations of principles and aim for hard work instead. “Our goal,” he said, “cannot be reached by resolutions alone or prescribed by rhetoric. It must remain the subject of constant, unremitting, efforts over the years and decades ahead.” The six points: Action must be taken to insure a more equitable supply of oil and other energy products while keeping an inflationary price spiral from occurring. For its part the U.S. is willing to help oil-producing nations broaden their economic base as well as sharing technology and aiding in industrialization. There must he an end lo the cycle of raw material surplus and shortage. But a cartel of raw material producers aimed it forcing up prices “would have serious consequences for all countries,” Kissinger said. The U.S. proposes a cooperative effort to include “urgent international consideration of restrictions on incentives for the trade in commodities.” This means, the secretary said, that there must be equitable access to supplies of resources as well as access to markets by the producers. To support this there should be a body of international experts working with the U.N. Divisions of Resources to determine the future supply of natural resources, he said. There must be a better balance between food production and population growth. The U.S. will share its agricultural technology, including a raise from $258 million to $675 million this year to aid in boosting farming technology. Kissinger also renewed his call for a World Food Conference. A major objective, he went on, will be the rebuilding of food surpluses so the world can alleviate famines and other emergency shortages. Then, the American secretary’ (Continued: Page 3, Col. 6.) Todays Index Comics ................... 19 Crossword ............. 19 Daily Record ............ Deaths ................... 3 Editorial Features ...... 6 Farm ..................... ll Financial ................. 20 Marion ................... 20 Movies ............... 18 Society ............... 8.    9 Sports ................ 13-17 State ................... 4,    5 Television ................ IO Want Ads ............. 22-25 ;

  • Bill Waller
  • Calvin Auger
  • Calvin Hultman
  • Dennis Lee Bonds
  • Eddie Wells
  • Elizabeth Shaw Louie
  • Golda Meir
  • Henry Kissinger
  • James Griffin
  • James Schaben
  • Johnnie E.
  • Judd Qf
  • Minnette Doderer
  • Moshe Dayan
  • Mustafa Tlas
  • Simcha Sfand
  • Verne Sehroeder
  • Yitzhak Rabin

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Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette

Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Issue Date: April 15, 1974

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