Cedar Rapids Gazette, June 26, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette

June 26, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - June 26, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Weather- i-'air through Thurs- day. Low tonight, upper 50s. lUghs Thursday, lower 80s. VOLUME 92 Nl.'MIUCK Kit) CITY FINAL 15 CENTS CKIMH RAPIDS, IOWA, WKIJXKSDAY, JL'NK 26, 1974 ASSOCIATED PHESS. UPI, NEW YORK TIMES Nixon Signs! n 0 BRUSSELS (AP) President Nixon paused Wednesday in his journey to the Moscow summit to join America's chief Europe- an allies in the ceremonial sign- ing of the new Atlantic Alliance declaration. The signing ceremony lastec about 15 minutes as the repre- sentatives of the alliance's 15 members fixed their signatures in rapid succession to the docu mcnt. The Dutch secretary- general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Joseph M A. H. Luns, made a brief speech in French and English, and then the meeting adjourned for pic ture taking. Giscard Absent A conspicuous absentee was France's new president, Valery Giscard d'Estaing. He sent Pre- mier Jacques Chirac, and it was the first appearance of a French premier at NATO headquarters since President de Gaulle ex- pelled the alliance's military headquarters from France. Luns said, "I believe by what has been done today all our countries are stronger and more secure." His was the only public speech, but Nixon spoke before the signing for about 15 minutei at a closed session of the coun- cil. A diplomat who was present said the President told the lead- ers that he would be guided in Moscow by two principles: not to be carried away by a false sense of euphoria, and to be un- derstanding of Soviet objective, in order to promote detente. The President stressed that the U.S. was determined to maintain its troop strength in Western Europe provided the allies make parallel contribu- tions to joint defense. Referring to the Middle East, Nixon reportedly said the oil crisis after last October's war had confirmed the interdepen- dence of the allied nations. He said that during the recent peace negotiations in the Middle East the Soviet Union did not create major difficulties. Full Member Chirac told the council that France is a full member of the transatlantic alliance and "we intend to observe scrupulously the treaty of Washington" which founded NATO 25 years ago. The French published the text of the premier's speech at the private meeting, Chirac said France wanted to reinforce the alliance "and this is in no way irreconcilable with our reaffirmed will to remain (Continued: Page 3, Col. 8.) Tax Cut Move Seems Dead WASHINGTON The senate refused Wednesday to limit debate on proposals to end the oil depletion allowance and to give Americans a small in- come lax cut. The defeat, latest of a series for liberals, appeared to make it only a mailer of time before they abandoned Ihcir 10-day-old nttcmpl to attach lax reform lo a bill to increase the nation- al debt lo billion through next March 31. Today's Index Ellsberg Breakin First Big Watergate Case WASHINGTON (LTD John'able for 39 years in jail sen- Khrlichman. om- of President'tences and in fines. Nixon's most intimate advisers! Tne lrial is mpcM to last as before leaving the While House! long as wceks under the Watergate cloud 14 j ]ud d ff n f 3? months ago, went on trial; Wednesday on charges of ,h f d spiracy and perjury. Limit of No matter what the outcome of the trial first major prose culion to stem WASHINGTON (UPI) The mine if prospective jurors majority of the acquainted with any of them. i, i-usi- house judiciary committee Watergate investigation it isichiof of Haig five witnesses for committee sure to have some impact onjpl.csidenlial ]awyel. Leonarti I questioning in its impeachment and former i Word of the Democratic strat- by filtered out of a closed scs- eral Henry Pcterscn, the com- mandant of the marines, Gen. (Continued: Page 3, Col. 2.) Sadat: May Telephoto John Ehrlkhman, wife at his side, arrives for the first day of his Ellsberg hreakin trial Nevada Man Is Named to Marion Post High Tribunal Leaves Busing Case Hanging WASHINGTON (AP) Thel The circuit court found that Comics Crnssword Dnily Record Dentils KditorinL Features Financial......... Marion Movies Television Wiinl Ads ......8D ......81) 3A .......3A OA MIC .....91) .......5C 71) .inn-urn in-fii) IC-3C ......ac IO-I3I) Dr. Ciark Stevens Dr. Clark A. Stevens, 39, Ne- has been appointed super- intendent of the Marion In- dependent school district, Board of Education President John Vernon announced Wednesday. Dr. Stevens was graduated from Des Moines Technical high school in 1953 and received his BS in social science and physi- cal education from Western Illi- nois university, Macomb, 111., in 1959. In 1961, he received his MA in city school administration from Northeast Missouri university, Kirksville, Mo. Dr. Stevens also holds a degree in educational administration from Western Illinois. Career Experiences He earned his doctor of ophy degree in educational ad- ministration from Iowa State university in 1973. His career experience in- cludes social studies instructor ind head wrestling coach at Davis Community high school, Bloomfield, from 1959 to 1961. ind service as high school prin- cipal at the Alden Community high school in Aldcn, from 1961 to 1963. From 1963 to 1967, he served as junior and senior high school principal at the Durant Commu- nity high school in Durant. Dr. Slovens was high school principal at Nevada from 1967 to 1971. In 1971, he became su- perintendent of that district, where he has served to this lime. Four Children A member of Ihe Lutheran] church, Dr. Stevens is married j and has four children. He will begin lii.s new position on July ft, al .'I salary of Vernon noled 'he board of cd-i ucalion had received about 35 applications for Hie supcrin- tendency post, Kighl men had been personally interviewed. Marion hus been sennhing for a new superintendent since the resignation of Dr. Diehard M. Sorcnsen nboul I wo months ngo. supreme court left the Detroit school busing case hanging Wednesday, the last regularly scheduled decision day of its 1973-74 term. The court's inaction in the case could mean that a decision will be delayed until next fall when the court's next term opens. May Issue A court spokesman said how- ever that the justices may issue orders and attend to other rou- tine business when they meet July 8 to hear arguments on Watergate tapes disputes. A ruling on the issue of cross- district school desegregation, one of the major cases present- ed to the court during the cur- rent term, had been expected Wednesday. The Detroit case was brought by the National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored Peo- p 1 e. NAACP spokesmen de- scribed it as the organization's most important school case since the historic one in 1954 which struck down the doctrine of separate but equal schools. Michigan officials and of- ficials of 43 suburban school dis- tricts surrounding Detroit ap- pealed a decision of the U. S. circuit court in Cincinnati that the only way to desegregate De- troit city schools was to include the suburbs in the busing plan. Didn't Join Officials of the Detroit school district, which is approximately 64 percent black, did not join in the appeal. 1 WASHINGTON (AP) The Securities and Exchange Com- mission has sued the National Farmer Organization, which it "local and state actions and policies helped produce resi- dential segregation in Detroit and in the metropolitan area." However, state attorneys. said it had not been shown that school officials or any stale agency attempted to establish or change population patterns in i order to affect racial balance. formatlon about lts fmanclal congress' impeachment tigation against Nixon. !Secretary Shultz. Ehrlichman is being tried onj othcrs charges growing out of the induded Rep. Vander Jagt (R- breakm at the Beverly Hills of- Attorncy Gcn. fice of Dr. Lewis Fielding, psychiatrist of Pentagon Papers figure Daniel Ellsberg, on Sept. 3, than nine months before the Watergate burglary in Washington. Ehrlichman faces another trial in September along with other former Nixon intimates on Watergate cover-up charges. Questions Jurors U.S. District Judge Gerhard Gesell opened the trial promptly at a.m. EOT and began questioning the first group of prospective jurors who will de- cide the fate of Ehrlichman and three co-defendants convicted Watergate burglars G. Gordon Liddy, Bernard Barker and Eu- genio Martinez. The four defendants charged specifically with plot- ting the breakin "without lega process, probable cause, search warrant or other lawful authori ty." The maximum penalty for To Lebanon By Associated Press Egypt is prepared to send its air force to defend Lebanon against Israeli air raids, even at the risk of another Middle East war, Egyptian President Sadat was quoted Wednesday as say- ing. "I shall also make it a point that President Nixon is made to realize we shall not remain in- active toward Israeli attacks on Palestinian refugee camps in Sadat said in an in terview published by the Beirut contends is broke and lied to its maKazine As members when it borrowed the single conspiracy indictment :magazmc As The Nixon administration; urged the court to strike down the circuit court decision, say- ing that not enough evidence has been presented to show that a desegregation plan crossing school district lines was neces- sary. In other action Wednesday the court: Ruled 6 to 3 that prisoners un- dergoing disciplinary proceed- ings do not have the right to be represented by lawyers. Dealt a blow to justice depart- ment efforts to block big bank mergers under anti-trust laws. Ruling in cases from Connecti- cut and Washington state, the court said the government must offer stronger proof that pro- posed bank mergers would re- strict competition than in other cases because bank operations already fall under extensive state and federal regulation. Expanded the right to trial by a jury in contempt of court cases. Ruled that youth eligible for sentencing under the Youth Corrections Act cannot be sen- tenced as adults unless a judge specifically finds that a youth more than million from them. ls 10 y.ears in and a fine. The farmers group was _, charged with fraud, false state-j In addltlon Ehrlichman, a sue- cessful Seattle lawyer before joining the administration, is charged with one count of lying to the FBI and three counts of ments and failure to disclose in- cessful Seattle, [condition. Denied Fraud The suit filed in Des and announced in Washington, came one day after the farm or- ganization's board, in an emer- gency meeting, unanimously ap- proved a resolution denying any fraud and requesting that the commission make a more thor- ough investigation. NFO President Oren Lee Sta- ley has suggested in a newslet- ter to members that the com- mission's probe is part of a gov- ernment effort to ruin the group. Staley pointed out that the NFO was listed among White House "enemies" in Wa-! tergate testimony by ousted presidential counsel John Dean. An SEC spokesman denied on Fled Camps Meanwhile, scores of Pales- tinian refugees fled their camps in Lebanon Wednesday in fear of Israeli reprisal attacks for an Arab guerilla raid that killed seven persons at the coastal making alse statements before resort town of Nahariyya. a federal grand jury. He is h- T Israeli artillery shelled the Lebanese village of Joyaya 12 miles from the Israeli-Lebanese: border Tuesday night and pre-i Cedar Rapids Collins Radio Co. announced Wednesday it is planning to open a small manufacturing fa- cility in Melbourne, Fla. Company officials said it will be opened in square feet of space that is being leased there. In a brief statement, the com- pany said "Collins plans to build various electronic compo- liminary reports said there j were heavy losses. The shelling was apparently in retaliation for the guerilla at- tack Monday night, in which an Israeli woman, her two children and an Israeli soldier as well as the threo Arab raiders were killed. In Jerusalem, police said two bazooka rockets set to be fired by a timing device were discov- ered early Wednesday in a field ;ion and the plan left some Republicans fuming cspecial- y since some of the witnesses iroposed by President Nixon's awyer, James St. Clair, were not included. The Democrats proposed to call only John Dean, Nixon's chief accuser; Frederick Larue, a former campaign aide know- ledgeable about the payment of hush money to E. How- ard Hunt; Alexander Butter- field, who disclosed the exis- ;ence of the White House taping system last summer; Henry Pe- tersen, deputy attorney general; and Herbert Kalmbach, Nixon's personal attorney. Under the Democratic plan the committee would end the examination of witnesses after seven days and begin voting on proposed articles of impeach- ment in time to send a bill to the house floor by the week of July 22. "Trial of Rep. Maraziti (R-N.J.) com- plained, "This is the trial of the cneuty and they (the Demo- crats) are trying to cut it off by July 15. What kind of trial is it when you tell the defense law- yer what witnesses he can call and what witnesses he can't St. Clair, Republicans said, wanted to call Faui O'Brien, at- torney for the Committtee to Re-elect the President; William Bittman, attorney for Hunt, who received the on Hunt's behalf; former Attorney Gener- al Mitchell and H. R. Hal- deman, former White House chief of staff. The Democrats proposed to take sworn statements from O'Brien, Bittman, Haldeman, Mitchell and Charles Colson, former special counsel to Nixon. Releasing Evidence.. The panel voted Tuesday to make public pages of con- nents in the new facility, (Continued: Page 2, Col. l.i (Continued: Page 3, Col. 5.) will be hiring employes fromi Tuesday that the suit is relaledlthat area." to the enemies list. The statement said no morel" charges speak for three or four Collins em-! he said. Iployes from Cedar Rapids The suit charges the farm or-jbe relocated to Florida to serve' ganization is in the red and! in supervisory capacities. i can't pay its bills. j Initial employment in Mel-: TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) Morton. 36. of Carson, Calif., NFO, which markets a broad the statement said, will The 4-year-old boy's heart and said she put her automatic Survives Gunshot Wound range of commodities for less than 50 persons. i breathing had stopped and doc- bpeuiiiueiMy nuns mm a youtu L' -1 would not benefit from of lls members, and members, has had trouble col-j Collins officials emphasized I tors working to revive him es- lecting the dues it! that the Florida operation "willjlimated his chances for survival nent under the act. (Continued: Page 2, Col. 3.) !not result in any loss of jobs in! were more than one to two (Continued: Page 3. Col. 3.1 l00' she handgun in her purse the day of the accident because she was carrying about with which U. S. Research Spending Tax Dollars for Lizards, Polish Frogs she planned to purchase a mini- motorbike for William. But on Tuesday, one week! She said she drove into a scr- aftcr he accidentally shot him- vice station and left the car self, William Morton asked Harbor General hospital nurse, j WASHINGTON (UPI) Tax- payers' money is being used lo study such subjects as Yugosla- vian lizards, rural roads in Po- land, and American supersli- lions. according to a congres- sional report. Also cited were a S576.9C9 study lo teach mothers how to play with their children, a study on Indo-Aiistralian ants and a study of bisex- ual Polish frogs. The General Accounting Of- fice, o n i! r ess' watchdog agency, issued its preliminary ivporl Monday al the request of Hep. (Ionian who or- dered an investigation n[ Ihe research. lie said Iho "absurd federal expenditures illustrate how Ihe public's hard-earned lax money is being squandered in large sums by the federal bu- reaucracy." Conlan, who had uncovered IS federal research programs which he called had asked the GAO to confirm their existence. The GAO confirmed these spending projects in the current 1974 fiscal year: A Smithsonian Institu- tion study of lizards in Yugosla- via "lo show how a more vigor- ous and adaptable species of lizards can gradually and displace a less hardy spe- cies." for the Smillisimiiin In study impact of rural road con- struction in Poland. fur the National Foun- dation on Ihe and Hie I 111 inanities lo produce a reference book titled "American Popular Beliefs and for the National Insti- tutes of Health to conduct a study at the University of Flori- da's Institute of Development of Human Resources to teach mothers how to play with their children. for a Smithsonian proj- ect aimed at showing why Indi- an whistling ducks "have ap- p a re n t 1 y survived habitat changes caused by human en- croachment." for the Smithsonian to study Polish frogs in an attempt to classify separate species by enzyme and protein analysis. lo help the Pakistani Hovenimcnt control the wild hoar. "When can I go home'.'" The .25 caliber bullet pierced William's aorta, ripped through his intestines in seven different places and lodged in his back. Dr. Michael Peter, a senior resident in surgery who helped save the boy. told a news conference that a gun- shot wound which penetrates the aorta is usually fatal. The aorta is the artery through which blood flows from Die heart into the body. Peter said William's brain lacked oxygen for about 15 to 20 minutes, possibly "as long as 25 minutes." and Ibis condition for was reach inside my purse and hit the safety and the trig- ger all al the same Mrs. Ilorlou said. The boy was rushed lo Ihe hospital about one mile away, but appeared to be dead, doc- tors said. They said there was no heartbeat, no pulse, no spon- taneous respiration. William's abdomen had filled with blood. Doctors slopped the blood flow, administered cardiac mas- sage and William's heartbeat be- gan again. In three hours of sur- gery, doctors cut out the injured portion of Ihe aorta, sewed the remaining ends together longer than eight minutes can and then repaired the seven result in permanent brain in the intestines, age. Children seem lo lolerate; this condition for longer periods! than adults, he said. "lie has responded to UtUClilV lions and his memory is Well, the class o( hits been Peter said. "We feel certain'in charge for whole year now (here is no damage and he and the world sliil has a should recover problem or two left, conmuin The boy's mother, Heal rice i, j ;