Cedar Rapids Gazette, June 16, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette

June 16, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - June 16, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa ST. LUKE'S OPEN HOUSE Funl'ilics Slwicn Today (In Section A) IOWA DAIRY CONTRIBUTIONS How Funds (In Section B) Section A Weather- I'arllv cloudy, chance of stumers ami coul Sunday liiruugh .Mon- day. Ilisns Suniby and Monday (a lo 70. CITY FINAL 35 CENTS CKDAH HAl'IUS, IOWA, Sl.NDAV, ill, l'J71 ASSUC1ATKH PKKSS. I'l'I, YORK TIMES Ehrlichman Reported Subpoenaing President By Seymour Ilcrsh New York Times Service WASHINGTON John If the secretary of state docs .testify, his appearance could Ehr- provide an immediate lest of his lichman has subpoenaed Pres- repeated denials he had ident Nixon, Secretary of Statelknown of the White House iPlumbers before their involve- WASHINGTON (AP) A typ- Kissinger and Gen. jn ]g71 was ical American city family ofjllaig, the White House chief last spring. annually to j as defense witnesses in tn an affidavit prepared twoj Ellsberg breakin trial sche-months ago, Ehrlichman saidj maintain a moderate standard of living, the labor department duled to begin June 26. well-in- said Saturday. This is nearly formcd sourccs said Saturday. more than ihe previous year. The same family can live at an austere level for or at a level allowing some luxuries for the government said. The costs, calculated for fall 1973, rose 10.8 percent for the austerity budget, 10.3 percent for the moderate budget and 9.9 percent for the higher bud- get over the previous year. The changes, reflecting last year's breakaway inflation, were the largest annual in- creases since the labor depart- ment began publishing its urban family budget in 1966. Consumer prices have jumped another 5.4 percent since last fall. The budget is based on a city family with a 38-year-old father who is an experienced worker, his non-wovking wife, their 13- year-old son and 8-year-old daughter. Average lower-budget, fami- lies live in rental housing without air conditioning, use public transportation or drive (Continued: Page 10A, Col. 8.) The sourccs said: that Ehrlich- man's subpoenas were served about 10 days ago on J. Fred Buzhardt, the White House counsel, who- accepted them on behalf of the government of- ficials. Nixon, Kissinger and Haig will be asked to testify in behalf of Ehrlichman, formerly the President's chief domestic ad- viser, about the national securi- that Kissinger had objected to the assignment of David Young, then an aide to Kissinger, to the Plumbers unit. Ehrlichman said that the dispute had been per- sonally resolved by the Pres- ident at a high-level staff meet- ing. Interrogatories The federal trial judge in .the Plumbers case, Gerhard Gesell, is reliably reported lo be con- sidering the acceptance of writ- ten interrogatories from thej ty concerns inside the in lieu of his personal House that led to the formation I appearance in the case. of the special investigations unit known as the Plumbers, the sources said. No Legal Barriers The Constitution and a ruling in 1807 by Chief Justice John Marshall have made dear that a President can be subpoenaed to testify in a criminal case, al- though no President has ever Gesell also could rule that the done so. Reliable sources said that there was no legal reason why Kissinger and Haig would not be required to testifv in person at Ehrlichman's trial, barring suc- cessful attempts by their attor- neys to quash the subpoenas. presidential subpoena was not relevant to Ehrlichman's de- fense and quash it. Jn a news conference last March 15, the President was asked whether he would consid- er testifying in behalf of his former subordinates. He re- plied: "I believe that for the Pres- ident of the United States to ap- pear in a court of law, any court j rs Pledge Won't Sell Choice Sfeers SOUTH SIOUX CITY, Neb.jday night lo find a solution to (AP) Hundreds of cattle feed- ers have pledged not to sell any- choice grade steers weighing over pounds for less than 40 cents a pound beginning at midnight tonight. Over cattle feeders from t'jmc a ten-state area representing a declining cattle prices. "This is not price fixing. This is not a holding action. Let's call this price said Clarence Vos, a Kingsley, la., caltle feeder. He said the action million head of cattle attended a Head Loss Cattle feeders arc now getting an emergency meeting here Fri- 34 to 35 ccnts a pound, j, j taking a loss of about ?200 per head at the market, cattlemen Government Eyes said Import Controls, Purchasing Meat) ,wc survivc much dwe have, o "ins the end of our rope, government is ing more meat or imposing! meat-import quotas in an at- j hcd long. A lot of cattle feeders i are Retting short-tempered and tempt lo support the ailing gol to ourselves." stock industry. Vos said lhc At a meeting Monday ol ministration officials, produc- ers, packers and retailers, Ihc situation cattlemen arc in, with no kcling and panic selling, there won't be any cattlemen left. of law, for the purpose of testifying, would be setting a precedent that would be most Coast in a 1 924 Mode a half century ago. tunBic. "I believe that any information that I have has been made available, which could affect guilt or innocence of the dividuals involved, and I Frank the appearance of the President of the United States in any one of these cases would be a out and out threat to withdraw Black lion dent which we would support from the candidates in this "Legitimate brought weary Democratic state convention 10 A In a news conference to life late weeks earlier, he said that Parrish, a black would be willing "to respond from Des Moines, took any interrogatories" that shortly before 9 Jaworski, the special notify a startled tor, might want to had exactly 30 minutes to It could not be learned what specific information would be sought from the President its rejection of a proposed amendment to the party's constitution or lose the support blad eren Ehrlichman and his Black Political Caucus team, headed by William 1974 (Continued: Page 10A, Col. said black await the convention's er in a caucus room Tntlnii's were meeting in on the Iowa Stale You may not remember that far back, but once upon time movies were rated g( how good they were, not with what some who was allowed to sec called "blackmail" Copvi described as merely of blacks seeking Dr. Alan Hathaway, a Davenport dentist who loves old cars and back roads, waves on his arrival Saturday at San Francisco's Ferry building, the terminus of his tour from New York to the Pacific Coast in a 1924 Model T Ford. The trip re-enacted the transcontinental trip made by Henry Ford rights, the convention backed down on its earlier ac- passing the proposed Highlights of speeches at convention on page Political Caucus an at-large] wanted the proposed amend- member on the party's state ment adopted. :entral committee in the future. She received a motion to re- The black representative'consider the vote rejecting the would be selected by the caucus amendment and, asked dele- and would have a'vote on au (gates for a voice vote. When she policy matters not in conllictjdeclared the ayes had it, r IlinfA riamonne fnr1 a with the Iowa code. Earlier in the day, delegates. there were demands for a divi- DAMASCUS, Syria (UPI) Flying in through an unintended security scare that caused tense moments aboard his jet, Pres- ident Nixon Saturday got a cor- dial welcome to Damascus fol- lowed by the toughest lecture he has yet heard on the Arab re- quirements for Middle East peace. President Hafez Assad greet- ed Nixon with formal honors upon arrival at his third Middle East tour stop, rode with him jthrough throngs of applauding i citizens in the heavily-guarded (capital and then bluntly stated ;in an evening dinner speech I what it will take to establish j peace in the region. "The only lasting and durable j peace would be a peace that would terminate Israeli occupa- tion, restore the land to its (Palestinian) people, remove the grievances inflicted upon the people of Palestine and en- sure them of their legitimate national said. Justifies Terrorism Assad said (he rights Palestinians lay at the heart of these peace requirements and, blaming Israel, he added that Palestinians "despair of the jus- tice of man and international organizations." "By doing this, they (the Israelis) have forced the Pales- tinian people to follow a path not of their own choice in order to remind the world of their ex- istence, of their he said, referring to guerilla action. "No peace can be established in this region, unless a real and just solution is found for the Palestine question." bick into theBarry'rejected the proposed amend-! She then called for a standing back into paitj ,hc ..aycs reversal came after airoll call of the convention. it." debate during which! An State an unidentified delegate saio blacks should not be given pref- erential treatment. a white delegate. Bill Hawkins of Boone voiced what "No Instant Solutions" Assad praised U. S. initiatives Jin attempting to mediate peace and Nixon responded, as he has to other Arab leaders, that he has "no instant solutions" to the problems of the region. "You have indicated your con- cern about such matters as the Palestinians which we of course understand, your borders which we of course understand and your concern for other mat- CAMBRIDGE, England (AP) Nixon said. The Rubens masterpiece i He said he and Assad Sunday ick lirotners waiKL, Adoration of the Magi.'': would "explore in greater detail out of this convention I'm going1 Ue'' ylltl, 'one of the world's most valnablejal! of the factors involved in Ihe to go with thorn" i i paintings, has been defaced! problems von have touched on State Sen. Minnette Doderer letters At-Large Member (D-lowa City) was chairing deeply across its stir-j "1 can simply state tonight amendment at issue was [convention when Parrish no-jfacC- Cambridge university1 that we do not consider the first to be the sentiment liam Margrave (D-Iowa aj- black delegate, and others, (o have the vote reconsidered shortly after it was announced, failed! the defeat, iblack delegates later asked the of enough delegates lo win tlicjt.h.ijr {Q ,hcm day for continued B.ack which a Letters IRA Scar Rubens Masterpiece cus support when he thundered! into a floor mike: black brothers walk land decided to confront Ihc con-1 vcntton with the one guaranteeing the Black.titled following proposed solutions arc allbe top of Ihc agenda. h Another large agriculture tie- At a news conference before parlmcnt purchase of meal, meeting. Clenn Crcgg. pres- timc including pork and chicken ;ident of the Sioux County, la., as well as beef Secretary Assn., said ealtle- to announce this men arc liquidating their herds. If relief is not received within r in-i ii.vr.lillic next GO davs, percent of HHinpos.lion of w.n Jstroved. he predicted. mindset Hi' 1 voi s Nebraska Stale Sen loin, Ho told newsmen the cattle Disturbing Climate Change is expected Monday. which lie says Seltleinciit with whieli shut oil Ibat ofiiii'luslry in Antelope eoniily. one Nebraska's largest calllc- inillion-a-yar producing lleimposi' Quoins 1 o h n Trolniiiii of Ihe one remedy to Ihe silnalinn would be for Ihe federal DKS in U.S. beef when a ban on feeding lhal chemical was lillcd here in April is expecled to announce such an agreement Monday also Action mi liirm-rmlii, bills fore congress, In I'dicvr rcimposc farm meal MIIV on rural banks and hope ul ly avoid the baiikniplcics keVj congressmen were lasl week, The i-enalij Dipping a l.irgc heiirings on Iliein Monday, tut mMy lo Ihe II. house Inter in liie week. I'lnoi action is expct-li-d MIC follow..... week. Science Inlormalion Service WASHINGTON, C. Temperatures in Iceland Ihc past few decades have been the warmest in a thousand years. Through Ihe sixties, India had fewer droughts than it did at the beginning of the century. And since the Ifl.'Ws. the United Slates has had a steady spell of adequate rain- fall. warm temperatures, and in i Id winters. Climate experts now fear Ihal these good years were deceptive ones, and that we now face the strong possibility lhal. will be con- will pose serioiis threats to a food supply lhal. is already strained. Allhoiijili Ihere are consider- able arfiuinenis aiming cliina- lologisls climale cxperls in'cr whether recent weather pa! term' are merely momeii- or portents of loiH'-laslini; chimp1, there is agreement that something odd is going on. For example: hiid its worst drought in 300 years. winters in Iceland and Grei'n'i.'uyl have turned harsher a respected warn- ing sign since both of llie.se countries are regarded as good indicators of global cli- matic change. have been unusual- ly mild winter." in Siberia, and unusually high rainfall in Ihc U. S. Midwest. areas now pock Ihe globe. Central America. sub-Sahara West Africa. South Asia, China, and Australia are amoiif! Mie eoiliilries affected. The have in part been brought on by nil appar- enl shift in the duration and locations of monsoons. This is particularly disturbing since (nod for about half the world's people is grown in the mon- soon V.III1CK. Against these portejils of climatic change is posed a global food .iiipply that is 'highly vulnerable. The grain reserves of the U. S. stand at their lowest in 20 years. The wurld's fish catch has dropped significantly .since 1070. The price per bushel of wheat has doubled. And in the I.1. S. this year there will be no more idle wheat lands due to government support pro- grams, In shorl. there remains no immediately available fall- back position should there he serious crop failures due In climatic change. What now concerns eliinalologists and food experts alike is an accu- rate interpretation of patterns and a deeper under- standing of Ihc .''iisceplihilily (if climale lo change. What is being intensely de- bated is Ihe downward I rend of the Northern Hemisphere's mean temperature since This represents a reversal of a warming period lhal began in the mid to late Nineteenth century. This cooling trend amounts to a drop of about degrees fahrcnhcit. Kill is :i change of a few d e g r e e s important'.' Yes, argue elinmtologists such as lieid lirysnn of the University of Kor example, when Hie li-inpi-ra- lure of the growing season in Iceland dropped one degree, hay produc.ion went down by ,.ni perecnl. in spite of Ihc iiiereased use (if Cli- m ii I i e ehiingo ontweiglicd tcclmohigical intcrvi nliun. Another more dramatic in- dicator that seemingly small climatic changes can produce dramatic effects is lhal Ihr inean temperatures bclwoi'ii the peak of Ihe last HT age (Continued: I'agi' ii, Col. blacksiauthorities reported Saturday. 1 A spokesmr.n said the letters; two feel high across the center1 of the 128 square foot canvas ap- pear to have been scratched with a coin. 1UA .stands for the Irish Re- publican Army, tin; Roman, Catholic-based guerilla organi- sation waging a terrorist cam- paign lo unite the British prnv-j ince of Northern Ireland with' Ihe Irish Republic. The 17th century painting, which stands in the King's col- lege chapel at the university, was bought at auction for SliiilMHW in li'ail. It was given to King's college by London busi- nessman Alfred Allnatt two years later. Small Theft "The chapel was broken into and a large oak col'fcr was also broken into and iiiH1 coins removed." Ihe eol- ge spokesman said. "Police were called but il was not until Inter in the morning (Continued: Page 3, Col. 2.) Today's Index whi'ii a lourist .spotted the dam- age we anything I'JM1 hai! happened." Despite thi' initials MT'ilrhcd across Ihc painting, there was (I'linlinui'tl: Pane ''ol. 4.) late News Deaths Editorial, Rciiort Card Cilv Mall Noles Accent On You'll low) Fiank Nvc's political Notes Television Table Mprion Food Eluildinij Movies Social Aiound ttio Town New Ouldoo' lov-.i Financial New York Slocks Waul Ads ClOl'.WOIll 14-U ll-H 10 II 10 I.M4 ;