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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - May 4, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa g int 1 (char Rapid-. Quette: Sat., May I, 1974 Authorities Worried Big 'George! Virgil Partch 'N Illness Traps Illegal Aliens RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AR) -The tens of thousands of Mexicans who sneak into the U.S. each month can dodge the immigration patrols. Rut they are often trapped by problem: illness. The situation is causing concern among some authorities. During a recent flu epidemic a university researcher discovered 37 persons hiding in a tation or wait and risk the be solved if unlawful aliens J dent aliens, including 65 illegals, child’s life.     were guaranteed confidentiality!who defaulted on their bills. if their status is discovered dur California Democratic Rep. B. $200 To Cross    ,ing treatment. But federal law F. Sisk has introduced a bill in “A guy who is here illegally is,says that persons who find out |congress that would require the not going to stick his neck out if 111 immigrant is in the country‘federal government to pay hos- .....‘     1    him     L:,, ~     1    1 common; | ie j s sick." said Ron Quesada, I illegally must    report him or    pital bills of illegal    aliens,    but Riverside’s community relations face felony charges    with a pos-    it’s chances are slim, director. "Especially some of sible $2,000 fine    and    5-year pris-; Jose Puentes,    health    rc- these fellows who are smuggled 011 sentence.    searcher who will soon publish a over here, w ho pay $200 to be    "In theory,” says    an assistant I book on health care tor    Mex- transported across the border...    U.S. attorney who    handles im- {ican-Americans, suggests    one You pay your money and then migration cases, "I would hope answer is for migrant and lm- m    nil     hllf    fvv .n     nr    tw    “;„fiyou end up sick and go to the    that doctors would    contact the migrant clinics to    issue loom,    all    but    two    oi    three    suf    •    immigration service and make numbers and not seek any    tentering from the disease and     ana    > ou     a re port"    tification or financial informal afraid to report it.     )acK *    ‘    *    tion. This was obviously in the But Vie Huerta, a community uu mind of a father of five in Los health official with the U.S. de Angeles who had been in Cali- payment of health, education fornia two years and had severe I and welfare in San Francisco ulcers. He began vomiting blood contends “the health of the but refused to see a doctor. For community is more important two days he bled internally, than some guy’s legal status.” refusing to go to the county    Clinics    Agree medical center. Finally, he j Fortunately for the lllega In Coachella, heart of Southern California’s vineyards, the infant son of a Mexican couple, in the country illegally, contracted measles and the parents were afraid to take him to a doctor. The baby died. Sufficient Number There are an estimated 500,000 illegal aliens in Southern California, mostly Mexicans. The number is sufficient to require a 300-bed hospital and 350 doctors, but fears of being reported and then deported cause most to avoid doctors when taken ill. Some die when they could have been cured and others spread contagious diseases through the rest of the population. Riverside county, for example, has recurrent outbreaks of tuberculosis that officials attribute largely to farmworkers who are in the country unlawfully- "The problem does exist here, and I think we are ignoring the problem at this point,” says Gerald Shirley, program director of the county lung association. "If health care services were available for the alien, and he wasn’t going to be deported. he would seek them out.” Little attention has been given to the problem, according to a survey by the Riverside Press-Enterprise. Few Southern Californians are aware that every day numerous Illegal aliens are faced with an agonizing decision: should they take an ill child to a doctor and risk depor-i agreed to go to an East Los Angeles clinic. La Clinica Familiar! aliens, most clinics agree with Huerta de Barrio, which specifically as-| n V ruu '    J 0    ™'P ort SU res patients it will n0 , ask | aliens when they discover them. their immigration status. -The 1 S ‘'PP° S( ' ,hal ln ,he . Ia ' man nearly died.” said clinic    somewhere it    says we    .should administrator, Armida IX,ran.    "‘P or ' the , m '     sa ' d the    current , director of the Farm VV orkers The incidence of serious mice-     Hea „ h    Ismac ,     Zarale nous disease among illegal     But he added    he fee]s it    is morc aliens is unknown, but the r ®t e , important the illegal aliens use for lawful Mexican grants,     Mrvjces wa h whom they work in the     policies    m    the    other .. .     01    M ” hand, differ. Many report illegal immigrants. The reason is that, unlike the free clinics, the hos Public health authorities arejP^ ls are concerned about who particular worried about con- *•"    bm.    County    hospi- ment in the state. Urban Jobs tagious diseases because many ^ on ! w , aat n tax P a y crs *° illegal aliens have urban jobs P 1C ^ U P a ^ iens bills, such as housekeeping, cooking.    Slim    Chance food handling and caring for    ^ ( jjj santa Clara    county’s children, as well as rural jobs me( jj ca j center estimates it where then h\e and eat to- treats 25 illegal aliens a month ®    ^ r *    in hospital wards and another 20 "We may have a major prob- to 30 as outpatients, at a cost of lem one of these days, said ^b 0 ut $430,000 a year. San Diego Los Angeles County Health co un ty estimates it spent Director L. A. Witherill.    $596,000 in fiscal 1972-73 for The problem seemingly would'emergency care for 224 nonresi- Qpx-^'5—-Believe /(or Not/ As he put it: “These illegal people are here, and they aire going to be here whether \«e like of nor not. As long as J.e have them, why no face the jrc-alitv.” Chief of Oil Cartel Recalls Dishwashing You wouldn't hit a guy wearing doughnuts, would you?” Say Dairymen Asked To Confirm Gift Prior to Milk Hike Decision LEGAL NOTICES NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON REQUEST TO CHANGE THE DISTRICT MAP OF THE LINN COUNTY ZONING ORDINANCE, LINN COUNTY, IOVWA AS ADOPTED JULY 14, 1959. TO: All citizens, owners of real property Situated within Linn County and without the corporate limits of any city or town >n said County and to all persons owning or claiming any interest therein, aret to all whom if may concern: Notice is hereby given pursuant to Sec-1 lion 358A of the 1973 Code cf Iowa, and Article XXVI of the Rural Zoning Ordinance of Linn County, Iowa, that the Linn ; County Zoning Commission of Linn I County, iowa will conduct a public hearing in Room 103 at I X the 20th day of May, 1974 at the Linn County Court House in the City of Cedar Rapids, Iowa upon the item hereinafter enumerated Further notice is hereby given cursuanf lo Section 3S8A of the Code of Iowa that! tne Linn County Board of Supervisors of Linn County, Iowa will conduct a public I hearing in Room 103 at 10:30 a m. the 4th day of June, 1974 at the Lino County i Court House in Cedar Rapids, iowa on | the item hereinafter enumerated which the Linn County Zoning Comaiission ei-! ther approved or disapproved. Request of Carlton O. Tronvold, partner, C C D.T., partnership, owner. hereby petition that the following property be rezoned from "O" tour a I Zoning Classification to "H" Light Industrial to permit said property to be possibly used for truck terminals, whoie*ale establish menfs, or for warehouse or storage plants, on the following described property: NE’4    of Section 28-83-4, Linn County, Iowa and SE’* SW , of Section 21-83-4, Linn County, low a -and Lot 2. IM regular Survey NEU SWU of Section 21-83-4, Linn County, Iowa, excepting therefrom I that part of the SE'A SWU and that part i of Lot 2, irregular survey NEU SWU of Section 21-83-4, lying Easterly of Highway I No 150 and further excepting therefrom that part sold to the Stet# of iowa in I Warranty Deed recorded in the records of the County Recorder, Linn County, Iowa in Volume 1078 at page Itll. At each of the aforestated public hear-j ings, ail persons In Interest will be afford ed an opportunity to be heard in support of or In opposition to the passage and adoption of the said proposed rezoning, request. This notice is given pursuant to the di-1 faction of the Linn County Zoning Com- j mission of Linn County, Iowa and in accordance with the laws of the State of; Iowa. Dated this, tne 2nd day of May, 1974. Linn County Zoning commission of Linn County, Iowa j Bv: Robert W. Johnson, Administrative Officer Linn County Zoning Commission 5-f A STONE HOUSE IM HUDSON, MISC:, BUILT IM 1853 BY JOHM H. WIGGINS OF BOSTON. MASS, I WAS SO EXPENSIVE THAT HE MNT INTO BANKRUPTCY I Af® NEVEN OCCUPIED IT I Julian Daniel Taylor (|&46-;932) ms CONNECTED WIT COLBY COLLEGE IN WATERVILLE, WAINE, AS A STUDENT , AWD    J 1 INSTRUCTOR continuously FOR 67 YEARS SKIS personally CARVED BY THE ANCIENT LAPPS IN ELABORATE DESIGNS, WERE OFTEN THE GROOM’S WEDDING PRESENT TO HIS BHIDE WASHINGTON (AP) —A former White House aide asked the dairy industry to rentfirm a $2-million commitment til* President Nixon’s re-election campaign on the eve of tLv» Nixon administration's 1971 ^increase in federal milk price .Supports, say lawyers for the I louse judiciary committee. Hie assertion, bas^d on evidence supplied by I he senate Watergate commute?, is contained in a letter which impeachment probers , sent to the White House April I* I to back up their requests for 45 tape recordings and otfsur material bearing on the mifk-fund affair. The letter sard that former White Houstf aide Murray Chotiner told sn me dairy cooperatives leaders that President Nixon's ichief domestic adviser at t’fle time. John Ehrlichman, es pected them to reaffirm their promise of campaign money “in light of a forthcoming increase in milk price supports.” "The dairy leaders did so,” the letter said. The next day, March 25, 1971, the agriculture department announced a price increase which President INixon had ordered personally ftwo days earlier, after a face-'io-face meeting with a number: of dairymen. The Wt.ite House denies that promises; of campaign money were a factor in Nixon’s decision to raise prices. It acknowledges ti? at Nixon knew up to $2 million.’had been promised, and said Vt at "traditional political consideration,” including pressure lf rom congress, influenced tho pj ice increase decision. TJie pledges of campaign min ley came from top officials of Associated Milk Producers, Inc., on behalf of the nation’s three largest dairy Cooperatives, which represent ft trillers who produce about I ne-quarter of the U.S. milk supply. The letter from the judiciary ^committee was made public Friday through the office of Rep. Jerome Waldie (D-Calif.), a member of the committee. It came on the heels of a statement, attributed to a former lobbyist for Associated Milk Producers saying top officials of the cooperative told him that the $2 million commitment had been made “in conjunction with the 1971 price support” decision. According to the letter, Ehrlichman contacted White House special counsel Charles Colson immediately after President Nixon ordered the price in crease on March 23. 1971. Col son had been the principal con tact in the White House for leaders of the milk producers. The house letter said Colson then called Chotiner, who had left the White House to enter private law practice. At the time, Chotiner was receiving a $50,000-a-year retainer paid by the milk producers. Officials of the milk producers and other cooperatives met with Nixon on March 23, and then "engaged in all-night meetings ... at which they agreed to make political contributions to the President’s re - election campaign and to contribute $25,000 by the evening of March 24, 1971,” the house letter said. On the night of March 24, Chotiner and a large number of dairy cooperative officials attended a Republican fund raising dinner in Washington. Sometime that night, the house letter said, “Mr. Chotiner stated to several dairymen that Mr. Ehrlichman expected the dairy industry to reaffirm its $2-mi!lion ‘commitment’ in ight of a forthcoming increase "in milk price supports. The dairy leaders did so.” Chotiner died Jan. 30. His [Former I a w partner, Marion Harrison, declined comment. jjThe letter said the judiciary committee is seeking tapes of conversations the President had with Colson, Ehrlichman, Chotiner and former Treasury Secretary John Connally around the time of the price increase. The White House has said Connally argued strongly in favor of a price increase. There have been allegations, denied consistently by Connally, that he received a $10,000 or $15,000 payment from the milk producers in return for his help with the price increase and possibly other matters. A former associate of Connally, Texas lawyer Jake Jacobsen. was indicted for perjury and accused of lying in testimony absolving Connally. Friday, U S. Dist. Court Judge George Hart, jr., dismissed the perjury indictment on technical grounds. A spokesman for the Watergate special prosecution force declined to say whether a new indictment would be sought, but legal observers believed it likely Jacobsen will be re-indicted. Soviets Postpone Scientist Event MOSCOW (AP)-The Soviet government has suddenly withdrawn invitations to hundreds of Western scientists for the 250th anniversary celebration of the National Academy of Sciences. Foreign diplomats said Thursday the celebrations had been postponed, apparently to head off embarrassing discussions on intellectual freedom and Jewish emigration. They said the Russians noticed them the event—scheduled for May 14—had been put off indefinitely due to the national campaign for the June 16 elec- UN1TED NATIONS (AP) -Dr. Jamshid Amouzcgar made some multi-billion-dollar oil decisions recently, but he wasn’t born to the big money. Thirty years ago he mopped restaurant floors and washed dishes while an engineering student at Cornell university, Ithaca, N. Y., Amouzcgar, finance minister of Iran, recalled. "I would work four hours a night, starting at 5 p.m. It was a good experience. It helped me remember the life of the ordinary worker ... I owe much of what I have to the liberal education I got at Cornell and later at the University of Washington in Seattle,” Amouzcgar added. Now a wiry man of 50, he has been president of the last five sessions of OPEC, the 13-nation Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries. This is the cartel that recently tripled crude oil prices, raising the world’s annual oil bill at least $60 billion. Prime Mover Amouzegar was a prime mover in the increase, which upped Iran's oil revenues about $12 billion a year. Asked to defend the price boost, his favorite theme is that cheap oil had encouraged "inexcusable, reckless waste” of a limited resource, and overaffluence and over-consumption in rich countries such as t h e U. S. Does he predict an end now to t h e comfortable, consumer-oriented life made possible by cheap energy in these countries? “First of all,” he said in an interview, "I think bridging the gap between rich and poor countries is a myth. There are simply not enough resources to go around for everyone to have the same rate of consumption as in the U. S. “Both sides should sacrifice a little, the industrial countries too. I am not saying they should lower their standard of living. You can have your good standard of living with conservation. I’m not saying you have to freeze. But if you are comfortable in your house at 70 degrees, why heat it to 75? "Why Not?” "If it weren’t for cheap oil, you wouldn’t have sealed-off air-conditioned buildings as in New York or Washington. Why not open the windows and enjoy the spring and fall weather? "I’m not saying you have to ride around on camels. Drive your car, but slow down ... I’m sure the standard of living in the U. S. in January, 1974. after conservation began, was not lower than in 1973 ” Low oil prices, Amouzegar stimulate efficient usage and development of other forms of energy. In Iran, he said, it was necessary to raise the price of water to get people to stop wasting it. "We are a semi arid country, so we told the public, if you want water for swimming pools, you’ve got to pay for it.” The minister emphasized he was not born into Iran’s privileged elite. Describing his origins as "lower middle class,” he said his father was a teacher and judge. Picked Up Hides "We couldn’t afford a car or refrigerator. My father and mother sacrificed for me.” In 1944, during the war, they sent him to Bombay enroute to school. He said he reached the U. S. by picking up rides on cargo and prisoner of war ships via Australia, the Panama Canal and Boston. “I had to work to pay my expenses at Cornell,” Amouzegar recalled. "I got a scholarship only after a professor noticed me working in the restaurant and looked up my grades. There were no government contacts or anything like that. "This is the sort of thing this country provides for its youth, with your best recommendation your ability. I was a foreigner and they helped me. I have never forgotten it.” Trial of Four Indians Recessed to May 14 SIOUX FALLS, S. D. (AP) -Circuit Judge Joseph Bottum, apparently intending to give this tense town an opportunity to cool off, Friday recessed the trial of four Indians until May 14. Trial of the four, charged in connection with a violent demons tration last year in Custer, S. D. erupted in a bloody courtroom brawl between Indians and law authorities Tuesday. LAFF - A - DAY "What do you mean, what happened? Nothing happened. 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