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Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette May 28, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - May 28, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Weather— Cloudy with occasional showers tonight and Wednesday. I .ow tonight near tilt. High Wednesday in the 70s and lower 80s. VOLUME 02 NUM RUH I .'III rn CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA, TUESDAY, MAY 28, 1874 111 CITY FINAL 15 CENTS ASSOCIATED PRESS, UPI, NEW YORK TIMES Drop to 7% WASHINGTON (AP) — President Nixon Tuesday sent congress a special economic report predicting that the surge in inflation should subside to about seven percent in the last quarter of this year. In the past three months tile cost of living increase has been at an annual rate of 12.1 percent, the highest level since 1951. The President, following up on a weekend radio address, told congress he sees “signs of improvement” in the economic outlook and added: “Although the recent events are not conclusive they tend to strengthen the expectation that in the remainder of this year, output will be rising rapidly, prices will be rising much less rapidly and the unemployment rate, while it will probably rise further, will not reach a very high point before it recedes.” Cabinet Meeting As the report to congress was released, Nixon convened a mid morning cabinet meeting, presumably to discuss the economy as well as other current issues. Among the participants was Kenneth Rush, designated by Nixon on Saturday as coordinator of domestic and international economic policy. Nixon’s economic comments came in a preface to a special report prepared by his Council of Economic Advisers. The advisers made these major points: By the fourth quarter of 1974 “we should see a rate of inflation substantially below the recent 12-percent rate . . . We would suggest that the rate in the fourth quarter might be in the neighborhood of seven percent.” The budget deficit for fiscal 1975 will be larger than originally estimated. $11.4 billion instead of $9.4 billion, but the deficit for 1974 should be smaller than forecast, $3.5 billion instead of $4.7 billion. Once the administration’s policy of monetary restraint succeeds in subduing inflation, “interest rates will decline." But the economic advisers did not predict by how much. The unemployment rate which was 5 percent in April probably will rise to between 5.5 and 6 percent in the months ahead. Second half of 1974 should see an increase in production of between 2 percent and 4 percent. “Avoid Temptations” Nixon warned in the report that “there is a special danger that the decline of tho inflation rate will be small and soon reversed if we do not firmly resist temptations to new inflationary policy.” Among the temptations lie mentioned were a tax reduction and spending in excess of Iii* proposed budget. Nixon urged congressional action on his trade, energy, and other legislative proposals, contending: “There is so much to do that we cannot afford to waste time arguing about whether our problems are greater or .smaller than our blessings, lf we concentrate on working together on the problems we shall be better oil, both for the solutions reached and for the working together.” Today s Index Supreme Court Sets Q|]C Hor? Tape Reply Thursday CL.iii. i. VSI 11 MflTOM ll IM i Tho I rlfri inn Filii umnlri not nhlkli    I    Hp    I    If Damascus WASHINGTON (URI) — The decision but would not establish supreme court Tuesday gave a precedent for future cases. President Nixon until Thursday    Definitive? to reply to prosecutor Leon .la- Nixon had promised during a worski’s request for a quick I similcir dispute with .Jaworski s ruling by the court on his de- Prc*d(-‘cessor mands for additional tapes and documents dealing with the Watergate cover-up. A spokesman for the court said James St Clair, the President's chief Watergate lawyer, had been asked to submit “an i expedited response” to the ap-! peal by Jaworski. Under the usual rules, St. iClair would have 30 days to file I his answer. to abide by a “de supreme court ruling, JERUSALEM (UPI) - In a last-minute decision to salvage UPI Telephoto ROUGHING IT — Housewives in the Protestant arca of Belfast cook in the street Monday after gas and electricity were cut off in the Protestant w orkers' general strike. Strike Forces Ulster Regime Out Jaworski s appeal marked the first time that Pile supreme court has been asked to intervene in the long-running legal battles over the White House W atergate tapes. Jaworski suggested that, if the supreme court accepts the case, briefs be submitted by June 14. after which the court j would hear oral argument. Bypass Appeals Court U. S. District Judge John Sirica on May 20 ordered surrender j of tapes and records of 64 conversations subpoenaed by Jaworski a month earlier as possible evidence in the Watergate j cover-up trial. Unitive but declined to define what he his peace mission between would regard as a definitive j Israel and Syria, Secretary of ruling.    (State Kissinger Tuesday made Rehnquist was appointed to one more trip to Damascus to the supreme court by Nixon in work out a troop disengagement 1971 and formerly served as an (accord on the Golan Heights, assistant attorney general under “I just thought that having former Attorney General Mit- carried every previous Israeli chell, one of the defendants in clarification and view to Damas-the cover-up trial.    cus, I should do the final lap The other defendants are II. myself,” Kissinger told ncws-R. Haldeman; John Ehrlichman; ' men en emerging from a two- Charles Colson; Robert Mard-lan; Gordon Strachan, and Kenneth Parkinson, ail of w h o rn formerly worked in the administration or with the Committee hour meeting with Prime Minister Golda Meir and her disengagement negotiators. The decision came with dramatic suddenness and may have dent Last month, Nixon released a 1,300-page edited transcript of (Continued: Page 3, Col. 6.) for the Re-election of the Prest- been made at the request of the Israelis to make one more effort. “I owed it to everything that both sides had put. into it to make the effort,” Kissinger said, before leaving for Damascus. “PII be going in an hour and I’ll be back tonight.” Israel’s Response Kissinger had originally planned to send Undersecretary (of State Joseph Sisco to give Jaworski Says Tape Deals with IRS Harassment WASHINGTON (AP)—Water- (Israel’s response to    Syrian gate special prosecutor Leon Ja- president Assad. The    President’s lawyers took    I worski said Tuesday he has eyi- Mrs. Meir-S cabjnet    met for the case to the U. S. court of ap-    dence that the White    Houee in- four ancj a half hours to consid- BELFAST    (AP)    — The    provin-    closer    relations    with    the    largely    Ireland    its    first    Protestant-Cath-, for    the IRA Provisional Wing P*a*s    Jaworski, in a sur-    structed the Internal    Revenue I er the latest proposals    and said cial    government    announced    its 'Catholic    Irish    republic    to    the j olic    power-sharing    government    said.    prise    move last Friday, asked    Service to audit or    otherwise d would meet again    Tuesday resignation Tuesday as militant south.    Sin 50 years.    i "We are concentrating on de-|,ho supreme court to let the, a™s*PJj1lcj*    p^ty    [!‘ght.J)nce    gets    the    clarifica- 1    Tensive measures against any case bypass the appels court mg tiormer Democratic I arty tlons lt nceds from the syrians. attack by Protestant paramili- said the matter was impor-JChairman Lawrence O’Brien. Kifsinger met with Mrs. Meir, (ary units.”    jtant enough to justify deviatingj Jaworski said in papers filed]Defense Minister Moshe Dayan Protestants began halting essential services in a showdown with British troops sent in to break the Protestants’ general strike. Brkn Faulkner, head of the provincial government, or Executive, and other Protestant moderates in his administration quit after the British govern- «Some political observers felt; But Protestant and Catholic the strike would now end. But militants never    accepted the    ad- others said that might depend ministration,    in    which    theirI two-week-old on the next move by Prime moderate Minister Wilson’s government in pated. London.    Most    Obeying Two Alternatives co-religionists partici- 'has already commandeered • 1,000 gallons of gasoline to be issued to ambulances carrying I Catholic wounded if open fight-Angrv strike leaders ordered I mg does break out. The spokesman said the ma I from normal procedures. Although the supreme court rarely bypasses the appeals court. It bas done so in cases involving seizure of steel mills He could ask his minister in1 in the 1950s. a coal mire strike during World war II and a few other instances. The eover-up trial, in which former top aides of the Pres- j with U. S. district court, that a and Foreign Minister Abba /discussion of those matters was Eban came after the long cab!- withheld by    the White    House    net meeting. from a tape    recording    turned    ‘ The secretary    thought hav- over to the    Watergate    grand    mg carried the    matter so far    he jury on a claim it was “unrelat-    would go back    to    Damascus    to ed to Watergate matters.” have a final discussion to try to The privilege claim, on 15Vi bring this matter to a head,” minutes of a tape recording of Eban said as he walked out of Sept. 15. 1972, was upheld by the meeting. , U.S. Judge John Sirica last year. This trip to Damascus was idcnt are defendants, is sched- f|jinR Tuesday asked Sirica Kissdnger’s 14th shuttle between uled to begin Sept. 9. Jaworski’    *    *    *    ~    ' told the high court that failure to resolve the dispute over evidence could delay it until the (all Protestant workers except those in hospitals to walk off rv I QI i ..    their jobs at midnight, and it DOlTlb DI ASIS ment representative in Northern j Northern Irelsnd, Merlyn Rees^Qpp^^pp^j most were obeying    * Ireland refused to let them talk|to (ry t0 set Up a stopgap pro- their stop-work call.    Anti    - with the strikers.    vineial government, or Wilson    the    army    bury the    11 1    1    va    JV#l    a    I “Country Paralyzed” could formally declare the rein t|Cad,” declared Glen Barr of H 11 I/JI I - Q flj    rnnlt VtTSe lo reconsider that decision. Israel and Syria and came on t reduction of direct rule of the Ulster Workers’ Council,    KcnlVi IX 111S J *®id he. °    The    tape    of    the    Sept. 15 con-,the 31st °f bk Middle East We are not prepped to sic Northern Ireland from London. I which is coordinating the strike    to    resolve    the    dispute    over    e    versatjon one of nine originally P^3^ mission. He planned to our country paralyzed and to, ,f hechosethc sl0pgap Execu- .^11 eat grass More we're . BRhESCI^ ^ 'AP) — A dence could delay jtunnihe ^ ,ho ial Wa. fly home to Washington Wcdnes-see our people die. Faulkner,^ ffflrmu|a- thc ProtestantsLaten ”    bomb    exploded    at    an    anti-Fas-    spring    of    1975.    or    approximately    '    oseJulion tcam, also day. said in a resignation statement„ u , undoubtedly continue:    Manual    workers    abandoned,clst ral|V Tuesday killing nine six months unless the supreme *    to    u* house ju-    Met Gromyko Thaf .ll" a T , a” lth€ir s,rikt'- However, their their jobs at the only remaining I ?crs?nS T* wound:nS 5n- of-court should convene rn special djciary committeo (or ,ts im. Assad met Tuesday in Damas-pened if this sit ike continued. leaders have said they would power station in operation at fit'tals said.    tot    rn    peachment    inquiry. It was the cus with Soviet Foreign Min- Roman Catholic members of probably end the strike if direct | midnight. The electricity sup-1 President G i o v a n n i Leone The present term will proba-tirst of 43 vvhite House-edited ister Andrei Gromyko about the the administration, who had rui0 were inijw.secl.    'ply, already at 25 percent oflcallcd the incident a mas*-,acre bly end in late June, before thc transcripts 0f taped conversa-disengagement deal but Kis- threatened to quit last week But direct rule, which means 'normal, was being tapered off and said jt was “clcar evidence appeals court could decide thc tions made pub|ic |ast month, 'singer said Gromyko’s visit to before British troops were the governing of Northern Ire-1and a total blackout in the six of an attempt by tiny and squab case.    j    ,.()n    the    basjs    of inforniation Damascus should have no effect id terrorist minorities to throw    Issues    |that    has    recentiy    become avail-1cn ,hc negotiations. The Arab the state and th<* nation into;    nHn,Mn,i    constitutional    I    able    ”    Jaworski    said the rest Press carried biS headline?, Tuesday telling of Kissinger’s “failure.” Gromvko also held talks with ut n    a    i_    a    a    jtiiu    appuaio    wmi    i    u^uuiai    %««^jui*up    ii    lax    aim iii uiaiiui^ dim | _.    .    ~    §    •    r    ai bit with thc utmost energy. Dm,-i/innt nu /Tin nni annoai in Ku.nn ;n„«c<i«o Yasser Arafat, chairman of the Police said they could not im mediately determine if an ex The principal c dos.    Ie    urged the    govern-1issues were raisocj jn a similar    of the conversation is pertinent ment    of    I rentier    Mariano caSt> |ast year ancj decided by    (to the upcoming Watergate cov Rumor    to pursue those    iesponsi-jtbe appeals court against the    er-up trial and to matters still President. He did not appeal to    being investigated by two grand the supreme court, but turned!juries. brought in to break the strike, j |;ind from London, would be (counties of the British province did not formally resign.    resented by Roman Catholics, |was expected within 24 hours But a British government whose militant factions have unless British soldiers could statement said the provincial been relatively quiet during thc keep the plants operating, government could not continue!Protestant strike.    j    w    Fontina without the Protestant; Northern Ireland’s civil tur- members, and added that there J moil, in which more than 1,000 The outlawed Irish Republics now no statutory basis    for    have died, erupted five years    can Army (IRA)    meanwhile ortho Northern Ireland Execu-ago. In March 1972 London    dered all    Roman    Catholic neigh-    plosive device    was thrown    into live ”    began direct rule of the prov-    borhoods    placed    on a war footT    the crowd or if    a time bomb    had Its fall was a clear victory    for    nice in a bid to find a solution.    mg.    l*en planted in advance at    the "hether the President or thr the .striking militants who had That period of direct rule “We are anticipating a j Piazza Della Loggia, demanded the end of power ended just six months ago when doomsday situation and have    Vigilance    Plan sharing with Catholics and the the Executive led by Faulkner alerted all our men to protect When the bomb of an agreement for was set up. It gave Northern the ( atholic areas, spokesmen, workers participating in a four hour citywide (Continued: Page 3. Col. 8. over the evidence. Jaworski said the issues are wrapping Officials Examine Photo, Think Patricia Has Disguised Herself LOS ANGELES (UPI) Thc blonde.” her hair a much bright-1 lively identify her as my daugh-FBI and police are examining cr shade than is seen on the pho ter Polaroid pictures which niayjtos of Miss llearst used on the! FBI spokesman Richard Woolf show Patricia llearst changed thousands of FBI “wanted’ said Monday that officials Richer appearance significantly, I posters distributed throughout on/e Miss llearst and SLA mem-cutting her hair short aud dying t alifornia    bets William and Is iii 11 y Hail is it bright blonde.    '    “She appeared to have her nKU *)(' hidden out in mountains A police spokesman confirmed hair cut just below her ears, around Los Angeles. Monday that investigator? have shorter than in the earlier pho-iallv burned picture thatItographs that have been re leased,” said |>olice Cmdr. Pelt “ pal “You have to consider the possibility that they’re camping strike were listening to union leaders urge the crowd to “bo vigilant against tile permanent Fascist threat to Italian democracy.” Those on tilt' speakers’ platform included Brescia Mayor Piero Bom. “I heard a terrific roar at the opposite end of the square but I could not tell what was happening." Bom said. “Thousands jammed the place and everybody had unfurled an umbrella because there had been a rainstorm a short time before.” The rally had been called bv courts are to decide whether Nixon may withhold evidence ,    ,    needed in a criminal case on :CX| / I grounds of “executive privilege.” Whether privilege can bo invoked in the face of a showing j (^at plaintiffs in so-called that, unless rebutted, the con- action’’ suits, used increa versal ions involve a crime. Whether grounds of confidentiality can be cited when the President has already turned over similar data. Tribunal Upholds Bar To Class Action Suits “to all class members whose names and addresses may he ascertained by reasonable effort." Comics 21 Crossword 21 Daily Record 3 Deaths 3 Editorial Features 6 Farm 11 Financial •VI ***** Marion IO Moi ies 20 Society 8.9 Sports I YIH State I | Television 19 Want Ads 23 27 may show Miss llearst. carry-;leased, sa mg a gun. iii a group photo with (ter Hagan, members of the Symbionese Lib That would confirm some re-eration Army, posed before their,ports by persons who claim to seven beaded cobra flag.    I    have    seen    Miss llearst in recent I weeks Newsweek said tin ...    . i,(the unions    at the request of a out since* they apparently bought I. ,    , • ,i . .I •    ,    local    anti-Fascist committee outdoor clothing at the sporting ■    , .r if ; j    I    he committee said it goods store. Wool) said.    ,    , ’protesting obscure • a s c Not the Same 1’ltc* photo is similar to one I published in this week's Newsweek magazine, bul is not the (same photo, a police spokesman ;said Both pictures were found I by amateur souvenir hunters poking iii tile ashes ol the house where six SLA members died May 17 As iii the Newsweek photo, po- girl’.s parents, Randolph and (’atherine llearst, examined its photo through a magnifying glass, and Mrs llearst said her daughter definitely was not iii the picture Mountain Hiding llearst, president, and editor Tile Harris’ and Miss Hears! were identified by authorities as participants in an incident May 16 iii which they said Harris bungled a shoplifting at a suburban sporting goods store and Miss llearst sprayed the store with automatic rifle fire. The three are wanted on 18 state was I s t Tie Threat Justice Rehnquist took no part im the invitation to the White House for a response to Ja-i worski’s petition. No reason was given for his abstention and his office refused comment. Rehnquist’s office also refused to say whether he would participate in future developments in thc case. WASHINGTON (AP) — 'rho upreme court ruled Tuesday .....  class ingly in recent rears by environn.cn- A dass at|1(m 6Uj( (|ovll.(, tai and consumer groups, must individually notify at their own; )V v'*llcb many persons whose expense each member of the claim tor damages are too small class on whose behalf they areito justify a lawsuit may com-suing-    bine    them for one big claim. The court agreed in substance jn tile case on which the court with the findings of the U.S. cir- M ... .....  „    , ”    .    ,    .    ruled, Morton Eisen, owner of a cult court in New York, which specialists in class action suits Vw Vork sbo<' bus'i.ess, sued have said would (jut almost in- on behalf of himself and other surmountable obstacles in their persons who bought shares on the New York Stock Exchange Kith. “Few Remedies" ‘J schemes.” citing the arrest of 201 Rehnquist’s abstention from persons later charged complices in a rightist stage bombings and stir up version. “Mussolini Squads” Police said those arrested included an industrialist and Justice Douglas, dissenting iii part from the court s decision, said the class action suit “is one future developments would raise;dlt‘ ll’w l(,Kal remedies the 4 to 4 dead- |smad claimant has against those as ac plot to I the possibility of a sub-Nock by the nine-member court. Under supreme court rules a tie vote would uphold Sirica’s felony charges each, including !(dbt'rs, I‘nked to ‘Mussolini Ac robbery, assault and kidnaping.!*1011 ^fluads- on underground “Its possible they’ve found k’oup na Hied after the late Fas someplace where they haven’t < I the San F'raneisco Examiner, been recognized or they're stay-ici* said, the woman believed to I was quoted as saying, “It could mg with some sympathizer to ie Miss llearst “was definitely be, but I can’t tell. I can’t posi their cause, ' Woolf said I cist dictator Italy. The explosion came fix t (Continued Page 3, Col I infix i/'n ( fiii<*lcfi» You should have of World war ll two aims in life little money first and then days make a little money last it least o make a J than {() taht who command the status quo.” “It would strengthen his hand with the view of creating a system of law that dispenses justice to the lowly as well as those liberally endowed with power and wealth,” Douglas wrote Justice Powell, speaking tor the court, said controversial federal court rules adopted iii l%6, under which class action suits have proliferated, clearly require individual notice iii less than 100-share lots. He claimed that broker fees tor such purchases were excessive $120 Million F’isen said his own overc harge was only $70 but that the total overcharge to roughly six million odd-lot purchasers was about $120 million A federal judge in New York worked out a system by which the* odd-lot buyers could bo notified bv a sampling method. The circuit court struck this down, saying the plaintiffs were obligated to contact as many members of thc class as possi (Continued: Page 3, Col S i ;

  • Andrei Gromyko
  • Charles Colson
  • Glen Barr
  • Golda Meir
  • Gordon Strachan
  • James St Clair
  • John Ehrlichman
  • John Sirica
  • Joseph Sisco
  • Kenneth Parkinson
  • Kenneth Rush
  • Leon Ja
  • Merlyn Rees
  • Morton Eisen
  • Moshe Dayan
  • Richard Woolf

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Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette

Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Issue Date: May 28, 1974

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