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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - April 20, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                Weather- Showers, thunder- storms tonight, low in middle 50s. Cloudy, cooler Sunday. High iu 60s. CITY FINAL 10 CENTS CEDAR RAPIDS. IOWA, SATURDAY, APRIL ASSOCIATED PRESS, DPI, NEW YORK TIMES Gloves Are Off, Dayan Tells Syria By The Associated Press Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Dayan says Israel is free to attack Syria without restraint following the first dogfights over the Golan Heights since the October Middle East war. Dayan appeared on state tele- vision Friday warning that Sec- retary of State Kissinger "may find a battlefield here instead of a negotiating table" when he ar- rives later this month in hopes of working out a troop disen- gagement plan. A Syrian communique broad- cast by Damascus radio said Syrian and Israeli forces battled again in the Golan Heights Sat- urday. It said "fighting with artillery and anti-tank missiles was ex- tended to several areas of the front" and was continuing. The Syrian government news- paper AI Thawra said the fight- ing will escalate and grow more widespread until full Israeli withdrawal from occupied Arab territory. "War Extension "What happens in the Golan today is an extension of the Oc- tober war and a declaration that Arabs do not intend to lose through political maneuvers what they gained by blood in the the newspaper said. In Cairo, an Egyptian com- mentator said Egypt had reject- ed an Israeli offer of withdrawal from the Sinai Desert and would move only in unison with Syria. "Egypt will not act he said. Syria claimed seven Israel jets were shot down in dogfights over Mt. Hermon Friday anc anti-aircraft guns knocked oul 10 others. Israel said it downed two Syrian planes and lost two of its own, the first Israeli air losses since the October war. As Many as 50 Syrian officials said as many fighters and FOR UNITY TBlMhdto AIRLINER BURNS climb a ladder after a blaze gutted an empty TWA" jumbo jet as it stood parked at Boston's Logan International airport. The plane, worth about million, was.empty and there were no injuries. Cause of the fire was not determined. Elkporf Man Charged with tatue Occupation Ends as 50 Israeli fighter-bombers were involved in action Friday, but they did not say how many Syrian planes saw action over the 300-mile enclave Israel captured last Oc- tober. Witnesses said an Israeli Phantom jet crashed in Leban- ese territory. The Syrian com- rnand later reported one of the crewmen died and the other was seriously injured. Witnesses also reported seeing a Syrian Mig-21 crash in .Leban- on. The Syrian Israeli command planes bombed said and strafed Israeli positions in the southern Golan sector while Israeli fighters hit Syrian posi- tions on Mt. Hermon on the Lebanese-Syrian border. The peak commands a view in all di- rections and the battle for it has raged for more than a week. Still Hopeful Israel captured the peak in 1967 but Syria holds the north- ern slopes. Dayan said Israel still had hopes of reaching a troop disen- gagement pact with Syria. He said: "We don't want to prevent the possibility of an agreemenl but on the other hand we don't want to fold up under fire." Kissinger said in Atlanta thai lie hoped "both sides will realize the futility" fighting. of the escalated Today's Index Church page ................3 Comics ......................5 Crossword ..................5 Daily Record ................2 Deaths ......................2 Editorial Features...........4 Financial....................9 Marion ......................9 Movies Sports ....................7, 8 Television ...................9 Want Ads................10-13 s Wife's ruim. iwemy-one anti-Nixon protesters, who barricaded themselves inside ELKADER L_ Donald Statue of Liberty for 14 Hyde, jr., 35, rural Elkport, ended their occupation y being held Saturday in the after officials obtainet d ton county jail on an court order evicting them as d charge of B Q Hyde, who was being held in s lieu of bond, is accused e of the shooting death of his wife Cynthia P. Hyde, marched out in single file at a.m. from behind the doors they had chained shut when other visitors left the national monument at 5 p.m. Fri- Sheriff Paul Ertz said his _ partment was informed of hour earlier, Nationa _ shooting by the Gultenberg Service officials read the lice department, which to the protesters througl s a telephone call reporting locked doors. Police stood ble on Effman Island, about at the base of the statue 01 miles north of Liberty Island in New York He said officers found" Hyde shot to death near a they emerged, the demon- j dence on the chanted: "Organize to 3 The sheriff said Hyde On to Washington 2 dered to officers on their the bum out." They hac al, at about 11 their purpose was to gain Dr. E. M. Downey, for future Anti-Nixon county medical examiner, dered the body taken to a Free al home and then transferred demonstrators, after leav- (Continued: Page 2. Col. the statue, boarded a launch Delaware Chase, Held on MANCHESTER Earlville and the William Wolfe, 22, Delhi, county sheriff's office. day was being held in the pursued the fleeing ware county jail in lieu at speeds often in excess of bond on a total of miles an hour on gravel charges lodged against officials said. The chase after a near two hour hour and 45 minutes speed chase in Delaware the vehicle was finally halt- early in Manchester proper. Wolfe was charged with was charged by the traffic violations, threatening marshal with public intox- police officer, resisting resisting due process, tion of due process and a police officer, two an officer and two counts of speeding, a charge of public driving, a stop sign According to the faulty equipment, fail- county sheriff's office to stop for an emergency threatened the Delhi town and a loud muffler vio- shal at about a.m., the marshal had a car Manchester police depart- for a traffic charged him with the ad- When confronted by the i t i o n a 1 public intoxication shal, Wolfe reportedly and resisting an officer. away at a high rate of was taken before Judi- The ensuing chase drew Magistrate Hope Toomer ficers from Delhi, set bond at with reporters and police anc were allowed to go free when i landed in Manhattan. "There are no charges, crimi nal or said Assistant U.S Attorney Thomas Cahill. He said that course was chosen because the protesters left tin statue without use of force b; officials. At the Manhattan pier, th demonstrators were greeted b; sympathizers and one of thosi who had been inside the statui called it "a real victory." U.S. District Judge Robert Ward signed the court order a a.m. About an hour before the sign ing, the demonstrators turned down an offer of no prosecution in exchange for leaving without a court order. "Only Offer" "Please take our advice very seriously and in good a national parks police spokes- nan told them through the stat- ue's closed doors. "This is the only offer the government is making." The group explained its refus- al by saying it didn't want to sneak off in the dark. "We want 0 leave when the masses can ;ee and support us." The en- rances stayed barred from in- side with boards and chains antil after dawn. The demon- said they were un- armed and parks police said here weren't any indications of veapons. The demonstrators had en- ercd the statue with other visi- ors during the day. When closing time came, they to leave and four Na- ional Parks Service employes vere briefly trapped inside with hem. The employes were re- eased without harm after an )ur. Attica Brigade The protesters denied violent ntcntions. They said their aim vas to generate publicity for ther demonstrations for remov- 1 of President Nixon from of- ice. The demonstrators said they vere part of a group calling it- elf the Attica Brigade and had chosen the statue for the protes because it was. a "patriotic fa cade which tries to cover thi oppressive and exploitive natun of the society in which we live." The group takes its name from the New York state prison where 43 prisoners and hostages died in a four-day uprising crushed by state police in 1971. U.S.-Egyptian Links Restored WASHINGTON (AP) The U.S. and Egypt have resumed full diplomatic relations for the first tune since the 1967 Arab- Israeli war. President Nixon Friday cepted the credentials of Egypt's new ambassador, Ashraf Ghor- bal. And the White House said the new U.S. ambassador to Cairo, rlermann Eilts, lis credentials Sadat Saturday. would present to President Today's Chuckle when the whole countryside goes on releaf. of Kidnaping, Long Getaway Swim HALLANDALE, Fla. (AP) Bank official Albert Dantzler who told police he was kidnape at gunpoint by two men Friday waded ashore early Saturda after jumping from a boat to es cape his captors, police said. Dantzler, 43, came ashor about 2 a.m. after reportedlj swimming in the Atlantic ocean more than Iwo hours. Polic found him lying in the front yan of a house and took him to hospital. A doctor who examine Dantzler said he was tired bu otherwise unharmed. Dantzler, assistant vice president of the City Nationa bank of Hallandale, called tin bank at a.m. Friday ani [old an employe he was bein, held for ransom. Ban! officials delivered the ransom ti a designated site but the FB said it was never picked up. Possible Hoax An FBI spokesman in Miam said the agency was investigat ing a possible violation of tb Hobbs Act, which covers extor tion from a business operating interstate. A Hallandale police officia said the case was initially treat ed as a kidnaping because of a primary "concern for the wel fare of Mr. Dantzler. But nov that he has been found oui follow-up investigation begins." The official refused to elabo rate. Asked if there was a possi bility of a hoax, he said: "There is always that possibility." The official said police hat had no communication will anyone except Dantzler, that Dantzler had phoned in the ransom demand. State of Shock After the phone call, Dantzler vas not heard from until he itumbled ashore. "He said he thought they were ;oing to kill him so he jumpec iverboard and started s a Fort Lauderdale po- ice detective, Bill Mix, said' 'He, thought he had been in the vater about two hours. He was ibviously exhausted and in a state of shock." Mix said police received a call rom area residents complain- ng about a man knocking on heir doors. "The people wouldn't open the Mix said. "When we got o the area we found a man ying in a front yard. He was oaking wet and extremely sha- cen. He said his name was Dantzler and was the man who lad been abducted." 18-Foot Boat Mix said Dantzler told him he ,'as kidnaped at gunpoint by wo men who held him at an nknown location until nearly midnight, when he was taken ut to sea in an 18-foot boat. Bob Nixon, an ambulance at- endant who helped him out of a quad car at the hospital, said antzler was wearing a knit iort shirt and green walking lorts but had no socks or wes. He was given oxygen at the mergency room, where police uestioned him. Dantzler, a divorced man ac- tive in Scouting and churc work, was apparently seize early Friday. Neighbors said his radio wa left blaring, and FBI agenl found a wallet, wristwatcl comb and a set of keys on hi dresser. Police were trying to detei mine if there was a link be tween the abduction and a kid naping Jan. 29. In that case, Charles Lantz president of Citizens Nationa bank of Hollywood, was foun unharmed in a motel room hours after ransom wa paid. No arrests have been mad and the money has not bee recovered in that case. Ayub Dies; Once Head Of Pakistan ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP Former President Moham mad Ayub Khan of Pakista died Saturday at his home of heart attack, his family a nounced. Field Marshal Ayub, 67, w; ruler of Pakistan from October 1958, to March, 1969, when h resigned in the face of nation wide opposition to his rule. He was a casualty of the ris ing political fortunes of Zulfika All Bhutto, Pakistan's curren president. For eight years Bhu to had been Ayub's foreign min ister. _ Ayub was convinced he re scued Pakistan from economii and political chaos when hi seized power and proclaimei limself president after an army For the Best Many Pakistanis agreed tha lis military takeover was for he best although several years ater there were renewed press curbs and signs of returning corruption in government. In 1966 Ayub dismissed Bhut o, who as foreign minister hai wilt closer ties with Communis Mna Ayub's and bitterly opposec agreement with Primi Minister Lai Bahadur Shastri o ndia to settle the India-Pakis an war. Bhutto went into hiding and vas arrested two years later for nciting Pakistanis to violence Wore violent demonstrations r o t e s t i n g Bhutto's arrest orced Ayub to release his foe. The demonstrators demanded overnment reforms, including federal parliamentary system f government based on univer- al adult franchise. Many Died Enemies and backers of Ayub Chan rioted, staged strikes, roke up cricket matches, toned vehicles and fought with olice. Many died in the vio- ence. Finally Ayub Khan stepped own. His successor, Gen. Agha Mohammad Yahya Khan, uelled the disorders. Ayub Shan retired to his family home n Islamabad. He Urges Americas Cooperate ATLANTA (AP) Secretary of State Kissinger Saturday called for increased inter- American cooperation and unity, but he made no mention of the most divisive hemispheric issue Cuba. In a speech prepared for the Organization of American States, he said "we in the Unit- ed States have come to realize that a revolution has taken place in Latin America." Kis- singer was referring to peaceful transformation of the economic and social fabric of tile hemi- sphere. This recognition that the rest of America is industrialized and modern, coupled with enormous changes in the U.S., means "we convene as he said. Claiming a special rela- tionship based on historic devo- tion "to national independence, social progress and human dig- Kissinger said the hemi- sphere has a special duty to the rest of the world. "Or Not at All" For instance, he said, solu- tions to the increasing gap be- tween the industrialized world and the less developed nations must be found in the Western Hemisphere or "they may not be found at all." Kissinger cautioned the OAS delegates that they must not allow the special relationship to transformed into "an exclu- bloc. The world has al- ready seen enough of pressure jroups, exclusive spheres and discriminatory arrangements." The speech was cast in gener- al terms with few specific pro- rasals for inter-American prob- 'ems. However, Kissinger did offer some thoughts reflecting his general theme that "effective collaboration requires continu- ng and close consultation." Food Shortages He pledged close consultation jetween the U.S. and the rest of the OAS on global monetary and rade talks and in such interna- ional conferences as are called o deal with food shortages and population control as well as meetings to change the law of he sea. Kissinger said the U.S. is eady to collaborate with the OAS members to increase shar- ng information on energy onservation and create a pool f available energy supplies. In an effort to prevent a erious world food shortage, he aid, the U.S. would raise its ag- 'cultural aid programs in the emisphere from million to 128 million. He added that U.S. production estrictions are being lifted and he U.S. will give high priority increasing fertilizer produc- on and creating new methods agricultural production. Young Sailor Fights for Life 11 If Navy Doctors Had Listened- rr JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Timothy Nunley, a 19-year- old sailor, is fighting for his life against cancer that navy doctors failed to diagnose de- spite his repeated pleas for help. "He has suffered living said his mother, Mrs. Robert Nunley, of Jacksonvil- le. "And it wouldn't have been necessary if the navy doctors had listened to him when he told them he was sick." A navy spokesman said "appropriate disciplinary and corrective action has been taken." Lt. Cmdr. Harold Torrancc, a navy public information of- ficer, said "the illness which he has can be difficult to diag- nose." He said Nunley has received the best possible medical care since the diag- nosis and his progress was most encouraging. Mrs. Nunley said navy doc- tors described the cancer as a varfiety occurring only in men, starting in infancy and not recognizable until matur- ity. She said a non-malignant tumor was removed from her son's breast at 13. Another ap- peared on the other breast a few years later but a private doctor advised against remov- ing it. Nunley passed a Navy in- duction physical last Sep- tember and was sent to boot camp in Orlando, Fla. He re- ported on sick call while there, his mother said. "Other lumps began to she said. He went to other doctors at Mayport Naval Station near Jacksonville when home on leave and to doctors at Great Lakes Naval Station near Chi- cago after being assigned there. "He had lost -40 pounds, had a three-inch mass sticking out from his abdomen, his vision was blurred and he couldn't Mrs. Nunley said. "But the doctor at Great Lakes told him there was nothing wrong with him except in his head and warned: 'Don't come back here.' She said she then com- plained in a letter to the navy. On Jan. 11 it ordered a thor- ough examination for Seaman Apprentice Nunley at Great Lakes. "Doctors then told us he had terminal cancer but if they had caught it in time, he could have had a long, healthy Mrs. Nunley said. "They gave him two weeks to live." But she said treatments at Jacksonville kept him alive and X-rays show the cancer getting smaller. "I'm going to fool them Nunley said Friday. "I'm going to beat it."   

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