Cedar Rapids Gazette, April 22, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette

April 22, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - April 22, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Weather- wear tonight with lows in 40s. Sunny and warmer Tuesday with highs upper 60s and low 70s. VOLUME 92 NUMBER 103 CITY FINAL 10 CENTS CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA, MONDAY, APRIL 22, 1974 ASSOCIATED PRESS, UPI, NEW YORK TIMES EDITED" NIXON GasToHit 60 Cents: FEOHead ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) By summer, motorists may be pay- ing 60 cents for a gallon of gaso- line, says the nation's top en- ergy official. Federal energy Sawhill said Sunday he expect- ed gasoline prices to go up a few more cents and to level off at about 60 cents a gallon this summer. He told reporters cov- ering a meeting of the National Oil Jobbers Council that he didn't expect gasoline prices to go much above that level. Current average gasoline prices are about 53 cents a gal- lon for regular and 56 cents for premium. Sawhill didn't say whether he was referring to the price of premium, regular or the average. Sawhill said motorists could look forward to new gasoline shortages if they do not con- tinue to practice conservation. "The record winter is now over and the oil embargo is lift- ed, but this is no time to relax he said. "We have to hammer that theme of conserv- ing energy until people want to do it and believe in doing it." If Americans continue driving at lower speed limits and limit nonessential use of cars, there will be sufficient gasoline for summer vacations, he said. Sawhill also urged states to retain 55 mile an hour speed limits. He said the lower limit "saves energy and lives and should become a permanent part of our way of life." Twisters Rip Wisconsin; Two Perish New Message From Hearst Captors Told SACRAMENTO, Calif. (UPI) A penciled note and tape recorded message received Monday by the Sacramento Bee claimed the Symbionese Libera- tion Army would execute five California peace officers "for I every SLA member murdered." chief John "Sacramento Bee: This com- munique has been addressed to you as you represent the capital of the slate of California. You are responsible for informing the appropriate the taped message said. "The purpose of this order is lo prevenl the setup and assas- sination of the members of Ihe SLA by the facist state agents. Suppression of this document can only result in the endanger- ng of your civil said. The messages, dated April 17, were received in a package postmarked Berkeley, April 19. Some Doubt The Bee said there was some doubt that the messages came from the SLA. "Neither note nor tape contained the lengthy, ide- ological statements found in some SLA the Bee said. The messages were signed by a "general a name not found in recent SLA public statements. They were turned over to the FBI this morning. An FBI spokesman said they would have to be analyzed be- fore agents would make comment. There was no mention in ei- ther the tape or penciled note of the kidnaping of Patricia Hearst. Earlier an FBI any Teleohoto agent in charge of the search for Pa- Gazette Leased Wires RESCUE EFFORTS New York firemen hoist ladders to rescue pos- sible victims of a tremendous explosion that blew off the face of an office building near the United Nations. New York Blast Injures 60 three By Associated Press Tornadoes slashed through Oshkosh, Wis., on Sunday, dam- iaging more than 400 homes and prompting the state's acting governor to declare a state of emergency. An elderly woman and an in- fant were killed as twisters touched down in a 35-mile stretch through four counties from Oshkosh south to Lomira. Tornadoes also touched down in Texas and Illinois on Sunday, but Wisconsin was the hardest hit. The Wisconsin tornadoes struck about 4 p.m. A 74-year-old Campbellsport woman was killed when a tor- nado demolished her mobile home, and a 5-month-old baby was killed when a tornado sent a tree crashing onto the car in which he was riding. Property damage was most severe in Oshkosh, but no deaths were reported in the city. "It's miraculous that no- body got said City Man- ager Gordon Jaeger. "The dam- age has got to be in the mil- lions." "You could see roofs flying through the an Oshkosh policeman said. About 20 persons were report- ed injured in the four-county area hit by the tornadoes. Secretary of State Robert Zimmerman, acting as gover- nor, declared a state of emer- gency and sent national guard troops to help Oshkosh authori- ties clean up and keep sight- seers out. In northern Texas, tornadoes and severe thunderstorms in- jured eight persons and caused widespread property damage. Tornadoes in northern Illinois damaged about 20 homes and injured a few persons at Polo, while another' touched down nearby at Slillman Valley. No major damage was reported. Today's Chuckle You get a pretty good idea of eternity when you start paying for a car on the installment plan. coiwighi tricia denied a report that his agents donned work clothes and infiltrated the neighborhood where the SLA is in YORK (AP) About 60 persons were injured Monday when an explosion, tentatively attributed to a gas puoaiuie uctuset ui ill blast gas, inflammables o explosives but told newsmen "Evidence points to natural ga as the cause of the wnn something hi was putting it, happened thing if i "This is not in a 26-story blast sent a cloud of later, 1 Agent Charles Bates said rocked the east side smoke over the area, been kil day night when informed of not far from accompanying fire was sound report in Newsweek to the ground and I FBI Asian diplomatic in of tl The magazine said the agents posed as "postmen, garbage collectors, deliverymen and the like." The ruse allowed the FBI to discover the "neighborhood, if not the house, where the gang was the news magazine in the neighborhood an: hundreds of sleeping residents were shaken by the a.m. explosion, which shattered windows for blocks around. While firemen worked in the building, an anonymous caller telephoned police and said the time of the blast, a least two custodial employes were in the 25-story commercia building. Sal DeSposito, a porter, told reporters: "I was sitting down in the back (on the first floor) and De editor who across the explosion. "My windo ward and the my pillow i said. "We haven't had men was set to go off in thing went up. Nothing Rags or posing like Bates said. The FBI "was busy all weekend" conducting the, search without success, he Fire Commissioner John O'Hagan cleared his men out as a and I ran out." John Moglia, another building employe, was standing over he basement where he maker boring buildi literally liftee and the wint Miss Hearst, 20, daughter of Randolph A. Hearst, president and editor of the San Francisco Examiner, was dragged from ler Berkeley apartment Feb. 4. ler fiance, Steven Weed, was beaten by her Residents O'Hagan said 59 persons had been taken to hospitals. He said he saw about two dozen treated at the scene but did not know whether they were hospitalized explosion took place. "The whole floor came he said. "I was thrown about 30 feet. I lost my glasses and my cap but I wasn't hit by any flying objects. "I couldn't see anything or hear anything for what "It scared 1 eaid Ragsdal hadn't heard since serving Vorld war II. Door As resident Police said Weed attended blast ripped the about ten minutes. I the Envi rally Sunday night with structure and touched off way out but on my dozen woman officers thought was But the injured not with the help of them eged SLA member Nancy neighboring from the Perry. But the woman the dazed Zonenshine, blast bu out to be a Berkeley Envoy Towers, a a newsstand on of the who police said was house adjoining of 45th street and buildi after she paid a said 'the "whole to break t traffic said there black. I saw people fror around with bloody heads an in the hea e papers v, tell you on if it had happened a I like an earth lought it was the the said Valt, a magazine VRS in a building street from the and my he who added he anything like it in the navy in persons, children Paper: Panel Will Get Statement, Not Tapes Gazette Leased Wires LOS ANGELES The White House was expected to answer the house judiciary committee's tape subpoena with a statement "hundreds and hundreds of pag- es" long, containing transcripts of most of the 42 tapes, but not the recordings themselves, according to Times. the Los Angeles what form it takes, .probably would not be satisfactory to the judiciary committee, and a con- tempt-of-congress citation against the President could re- sult. The Times said it learned this weekend that a package com- posed of verbatim transcripts of about 36 conversations, but probably fewer, will be turned over by the White House to the committee Thursday, the sub- poena's due date. But Still Undecided the White House said Monday that President Nixon is still undecided on "tile content of form" of his response to the committee's subpoena. Nixon must respond by Thurs- day to the committee subpoena for material it seeks in its im- peachment inquiry. "We will have an answer this deputy press secretary Gerald Warren said in response to reporters' questions. Warren acknowledged there las been, discussion about an- other public presidential state- ment on the Watergate scandal and the impeachment inquiry. But, Warren said, "the Pres- ident told me no decisions have }een made in terms of content or form of the reply" to the committee's subpoena. Derogatory Remarks The Times said that deleted 'rom the transcripts will be vul jarisms, or derogatory remarks not pertinent to the substance o .he conversations. The Times said Presiden Nixon, while at his Camp Davic retreat during the weekend, was 'weighing strong advice from nside and outside the White House to flatly reject the sub poena." But Nixon was expected to ig- iore arguments to "call a hal o it according to the Imes. Of the 42 subpoenaed tapes, ive are believed nonexistent nd the White House will con- in the handicap of the continual- ly changing focus of demands for the source said. The Times said House statement, (lie White no matter The Times said it also learned that the statement, which t White House had promised turn over, most likely would n be released until Thursday, t due date of the subpoena. Meanwhile, it was learn that John Ehrlichman has a mitted to senate Waterga committee investigators that briefed President Nixon on Air Forces (Continued: Page 3, Col. 7.) end one of them never took lace, the newspaper said. "Hundreds of man-hours of fork have gone into the state- ment's the Times uoted a source as saying. "Factual Data" "It will be as comprehensive nd thorough a delivery of fac- ual data to the judiciary com- littee as can be compiled with- human capabilities and with-: leporf Pan Ant Jet Carrying 106 Down NEW YORK (UPI) Pan merican World Airways said onday it had reports one of its oeing 707 jets with 106 persons ward had crashed between two ountains on the Indonesian is- nd of Bali. The spokesman said a gen- arme in the Balinese capital of enpasar said he saw the plane ash between two mountain aks. The plane was flight 812 en ute from Hong Kong to Bali. Dean: Didn't Advise Stans To Hide Gif NEW YORK (UPI) Fla contradicting former Commer Secretary Maurice Stans, Jo Dean testified Monday that never told Stans there was obligation to reveal Robert Vi co's secret 1972 Nixon campai contribution of to fed al investigators. Called as a rebuttal witne by the government, Dean ma his third appearance before t federal court jury in the M chell-Stans trial on what w scheduled to be the last day testimony. Under cross-examination b Asst. U. S. Atty. John Wing Dean, former counsel to Pn sident Nixon, denied two in stances in Stans te titled Dean had advised him he did not need to voluntee information about the gift. Stans had teslified that phoned Dean on Nov. 13, 197 and told him he had had a co versation with G. Bradfo. Cook, general counsel to tt Securities and Exchange Com mission, which was vigorous pursuing an investigation Vesco's manipulations. Stans said Cook had (old hi about learning that Vesco ha ransferred from th Bahamas to the United State and "had siphoned off of it. Stans said he told Dean tha 'I did not volunteer anything t Brad" about the gift. He teslified lhal Dean tol m at that time that "ther isn'l any obligalion on you ;t tell Cook" and that the SEC "should make a more forma request." Dean testified Monday: have no recollection of thai con versation." Stans also had testified tha during an airplane flight fron Washington to New York will Dean he again had raised tin question, "Am I obligated to reveal the to the com mission" and that Dean had "Did you have that conversa- Wing asked Monday. "No, I did replied Dean. Describes Behavior Types Prone to Heart Attacks By United Press International The Israeli and Syrian air forces were reported in action Monday on the Golan Heights front where tank and artillery duels were reported for the 42nd consecutive day, but the action appeared to be minor with no aerial clashes developing. Arab newsmen in Lebanon re- ported that two Israeli half- tracks crossed into Lebanon on the ill-defined border at the foot of Mount Hermon and clashed with Lebanese troops, but both Israeli and Lebanese officials denied the report. The Israeli command said two Syrian jets penetrated Israeli- held territory on the Golan Heights and returned to Syria before Israeli jets could inter- cept them. It said Israeli planes bombed and strafed Syrian posi- tions on Mount Hermon. Turned Around An Israeli military source said the two Syrian planes, Mig-21s, penetrated Israeli ter- ritory in the early afternoon at the easternmost part of the bulge Israel captured from Syria in October. He said the two Migs flew in, turned around, and returned to Syria without attempting to attack Israeli positions. A Damascus communique said. Syrian artillery shelled Israeli anti-aircraft missile bases which the Israelis moved up to advanced positions during the night. The communique did not say in which sector the Israelis had pushed forward the missile launchers. Earlier communiques said ex- changes of artillery continued intermittently throughout the night on the slopes of Mount Hermon. The Israeli military command said two Israeli soldiers were killed during a Syrian shelling attack on the heights Sunday. The announcement was delayed so that the soldiers' relatives could be notified. Syrian military communiques said "several" Israeli soldiers were killed and tanks destroyed n day and night artillery duels iver the mountain. Syria said :wo raiding Israeli fighter-bomb- ers were driven off by ground ire. New Premier Meanwhile, leaders of the rul- ig Labor party voted Monday or Labor Minister Yitzhak labin, a former chief of staff nd ambassador to the U. S., to eplace outgoing Prime Min- ster Golda Meir. The party's central committee oted 298-290 in favor of Rabin ter Information Minister Shi- mon Peres. The nomination still left abin far short of forming a ew coalition government from rael's divided and bickering olitical parties. He has a little over six weeks succeed. If he fails, he must jrrender to another candidate r leave Mrs. Meir as caretaker emier until new elections can e set. By Meyer Friedman, M.D. and Ray H. Rosenman, M.D. The following section- is in- tended to help you determine for yourself whether you are a Type A or Type B personality. If you are honest in your self appraisal and if you are ac- tually aware of your own (Second in a Series) traits and habits we believe that you will not have too much trouble accomplishing this. The details of the behavior pattern vary, of course, ac- cording to many factors ed- ucation, age, social position. But most of you will be able to spot yourselves. Incidentally, we have found that Type A persons are by and large more common, and that if you are not quite sure about yourself, chances are that you, too, are Type A not fully developed, perhaps, but bad enough to think about changing. And after you have assessed yourself, ask a friend or your spouse whether your self-as- sessment was accurate. If you disagree, they are probably right. You possess Type A behav- ior pattern: I, If you have (a) n liabil of explosively accentuating various key words in your or- dinary speech even when there is no real need for such accentuation, and (b) a ten- dency to utter the last few words of your sentences far more rapidly than the opening words. The vocal explosiveness be- trays the excess aggression or hostility you may be harbor- ing. The hurrying of the ends of sentences mirrors your un- derlying impatience with even the time required for your own speech. 2. If you always move, walk, and eat rapidly. 3. If you feel (particularly if you openly exhibit to others) an impatience with the rale at which most events lake place. You are suffering from this sort of impatience if you find it.difficult to restrain yourself from hurrying the speech of others and resort to the device of saying very quickly over and over again, "Uh huh, uh or, "Yes yes, yes to someone who is talking, un- consciously urging him to "got on.with" or hasten his rate of speaking. You are also suffering from impatience if you attempt to finish the sentences of persons speaking to you before they can. Other signs of (his sort of impatience: if you become un- duly irritated or even enraged when a car ahead of you in your lane runs at a pace you consider too slow; if you find it anguishing to wait in line or to wail your turn to be sqated at a restauranl; if you find it intolerable to watch others perform tasks you know you can do faster; if you become impatient with yourself as you are obliged to perform repeti- tious duties (making oul bank deposil slips, writing checks, washing and cleaning dishes, and so which are neces- sary bul take you away from doing things you really have an interest in doing; if you find yourself hurrying your own reading or always at- tempting to obtain condensa- tions or summaries of truly interesting and worthwhile lit- erature. 4. If you indulge in polypha- sic thought or performance, frequently striving to think of or do two or more things si- multaneously. For example, if while trying to listen to an- other person's speech you persist in continuing to Ihink about an irrelevanl subject, you are indulging in polypha- sic thought. Similarly, if while golfing or fishing you continue to ponder your business or professional problems, or if while using an electric razor you attempt, also to eat your breakfast or drive your car, or if while driving your car you attempt to dictate letters for your sec- retary, you are indulging in polyphasic performance. This is one of the com- monest (rails in the Type A (Continued: Page 2, Col. 5.) Wage Hike BANGKOK (AP) The labor partmcnt Monday proposed e minimum wage be increased om 80 cenls a day lo an crease of 56 percent, a spokes- an reported. 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