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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - June 29, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Weather-- Partly cloudy with chance of thundershowers tonight and Sun day. Lows tonight in tilts. Highs Sunday in Kits. rn Ha p i cU CITY FINAL 15 CENTS VOLUME 92-NUMBER 171 CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA, SATURDAY, JUNE 29, 1974 NIXON f RDF7UMFV DnuVinCv ASSOCIATED PRESS, UPI, NEW YORK TIMES YALTA Chess Title Report of Panel Demo Resignation Bias Seh 0H Furor By Fischer NICE, France (AP) — The International Chess Federation Saturday gave Bobby Fischer three months to change his mind and accept its rules. I n Los Angels Friday, Fischer announced his resignation from the world title because of a dispute over the championship rules. But Fred Cramer, who represents Fischer, said he hoped the matter could be resolved. Cramer, a federation vicepresident, said the resignation was included in a cable Friday to President Max Euwe. 1972 Win Fischer became world champion with a triumphant mixture of superb chess and aggressive WASHINGTON (AP) i d e n t Nixon’s full against impeachment has been presented to judiciary committee — Pres-defense charges a house that is coming under increasing partisan pressures. White House Lawyer James St. Clair, concluding a two-day defense presentation Friday, had to compete for the committee’s attention with a news report indicating all 21 committee Democrats have already decided to vote for impeachment. Chairman Rodino (D-N.J.), quoted by the Los Angeles Times as having made such a statement, vigorously denied it. But some house Republicans seized on the story as an indication the committee is conducting a biased investigation. The furor touched off by the Times story spread to the house floor when Rodino was asked by Speaker Albert (D-Okla.) to quiet Republican criticism that public relations in a series of was sweeping the chamber. games against Russia’s Boris Spassky in 1972. His title defense, under federation rules, is set for next year against a Russian challenger. The federation said the 1975 contest will involve 36 games at most, with IO victories needed to gain the title. If neither player wins IO by the end of the contest, the victor is the player who has won most matches. If the players are tied 9-9. the champion would retain the title “None Whatsoever’’ Interrupting the legislative session, Rodino said: "Unequivocally and categorically this Farm Prices Drop Below Year Earlier WASHINGTON (AP) - Prices of raw farm products drop- Cramer said Fischer had pro-    .    .J"     M , 5 posed there be no limit OB the    torTe    Yrs. time and that number of games draws not count. “That’s the kind of chess Bobby likes to play and that’s the kind the public wants,” Cramer added. I since mid-1971 averaged less than a year earlier, the agriculture department said Friday. The latest monthly decline, the fourth in a row, was attributed mostly to lower prices “I Therefore Resign” for cattle, milk, hogs, potatoes, The    federation    turned down    l ca * vcs and °Egs. Higher prices these    proposals    and    Cramer     we T e rc P° r,cd for P caches said Fischer sent the cable ! apples. which concluded:    As    of June 15, the depart- “By    setting a    limit    on the    ment’s Crop Reporting Board number of games    in the match,    said, the index for prices far- the federation    has    decided    mers receive averaged 4 per- against my participation in the I cent below their level on the 1975 world chess championship. I same date last year. I therefore resign my world Retail food prices, however, chess champion title.    Sincerely,j^ ave    ^    followed the    trend. In Bobby I* ischer.’    \j a y     t ^ c    department    said ear- Cramer denied reports jj er wee g consumers paid F ischer had threatened to set up t jg percent more for a statistical his own federation and conduct mar g e t basket of farm-produ-independent matches under his ccd ^ an ^ e y d j d j n personal rules.    1973 He stressed that Fischer was 'pf le p rev j 0us monthly farm not raising conditions over the price declines were 4 percent in prize money for the match .^e month ended March 15; 6 He’s not a bargainer, hes not percent on April 15; and 4 per-that kind of person,” Cramer cen t on jvj av 15 statement is not true. There is no basis in fact for it, none whatsoever.” However, Times Editor William Thomas said: “Two persons heard all of the remarks attributed to Mr. Rodino, and two others were present during significant parts of that. The Times remains certain of the accuracy of its story.” Rodino was defended by committee members of both parties. Rep. McClory (R-Ill.) said “the chairman has tenaciously avoided statements which would inti i c a t c prejudgment of the case.” Rep. Mann (D-S.C.) said Rodino had never asked another Democrat how he would vote and had never offered his own view. “It is absolutely uncharacteristic and untrue,” Mann said of the news story. “Sense of Mood” A few hours later a television newsman who said he was present at the conversation reported by the Times confirmed that Rodino had made such a remark but said it was “a sense of the mood” of the Democrats and not a specific prediction of how they would vote. He also said ft was a casual conversation that he understood was not) for pdblication. In other Watergate-related developments: Testimony began in the trial of John Ehrlichman and three others in the breakin at the office of Daniel Ellsberg’s psychi- —UPI Telephoto a champagne Toast A TOAST TO AGREEMENTS — President Nixon and Soviet leaders drink after signing agreements on cooperation in energy research, housing development and fighting heart disease. Toasting are, from left, Party Chief Brezhnev, Nixon, President Podgorny, Premier Kosygin and Foreign Minister Gromyko. Landslide Death 2 Gunmen Hold Pair Toll Put at 200 I j i~j ours Surrender LAKEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — tightly behind their backs for Two gunmen surrendered early! several hours. 20 Dead as Palestinian Rivals Duel BEIRUT (AP)-The death toll in the worst clash ever be- YALTA, USSR (UPI) - Unable to agree yet on a nuclear test ban treaty, President Nixon and the Soviet Communist party chief, Leonid Brezhnev, signed a trade pact in Moscow Saturday and moved their summit to Brezhnev’s villa on the sunny Soviet Riviera. They flew to Simferopol airport on the Crimean Black sea aboard a Soviet jet, emerged with arms encircling each others’ waists and drove down the seacoast past thousands of tourists and farmers. Spectators perched on fence posts along the 50-mile route through Yalta and out to the villa in the Yalta subdivision of Oreanda. Stop Work Others stopped work in rose farms and orchards to catch a glimpse of the first American President to visit the area since Franklin D. Roosevelt attended the 1945 Yalta conference with Josef Stalin and Winston Churchill. Just before the leaders left Moscow, a Soviet spokesman, l^eonid Zamyatin, told newsmen they had failed in two hours and 15 minutes of Kremlin talks to reach agreement on a partial ban on underground nuclear tests. , “It was decided that the experts would continue their work BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) At least 200 persons have been killed in a landslide that cover- ' A «.... bf .lit mm WAI,.*    «•.«—» "* llold ' ng • •*?!,£ Tj-lpf-'XntB    SiUC mb rn. mitt -"“St., m. — fcfTV“..IS"dt!T.,*“JJ" “BS, - JSTZL.*5'“ wealthy business men attending a White House dinner in 1970 pledged $7 million to Nixon’s reelection campaign. A federal judge dismissed a J; "“V*^ "riv lawsuit brought by Common na,,ondl tragedy Cause seeking more data on the vered. Civil Defense Director Gen. Jose Jaiem Rodriguez said: “We’ll never know exactly the number of victims of this while communications The White House press sccre- and re-election campaign.    burying    some The Baltimore Sun and the ,T ng T maintained Girl Dies in Basilica Fall VATICAN CITY (AP) - A 4-year-old Italian girl fell to her death Saturday from the small cupola crowning the St. Peter’s basilica dome to a terrace about 165 feet below. Report Killers Jailed in Egypt WASHINGTON IAP) — Eight Palestinian terrorists convicted of murdering two Ii. S. diplomats in the Sudan have reportedly been imprisoned in Egypt, the state department says. They had been sentenced to life imprisonment for killing Ambassador Cleo Noel, Embassy Counselor George Moore and a Belgian diplomat in March, 1973 The Sudanese government later commuted the terms to seven years and released them this week to the custody of the Palestinian Liberation Organi-j zation, which sent them to Cairo. The state department expressed its displeasure at the freeing of the eight and the subsequent jailing was apparently the Egyptian response. Today'* Chuckle A group tour might Ik* called vacational guidance. coovrioM As of mid-June, the USDA report said, the index averaged 165 percent of its 1967 base. It had soared to a record 207 percent last August. From May 15-June 15 the meat anjmai index dropped 12 percent. Cattle were $32.30 per 100 pounds live weight as of June 15, compared with $37.20 in May and a record $51.70 last August. A year ago they were $43.90. Hogs were $23.50 per IOO pounds, compared with $26.30 in May and a record $56 50 last summer. In June last year they were $37.30. 55. the cook said He has a J) car t I scrambled on hjs han(js ailment and sheriff s officers knre „ oljt thp frnnt rinnr Tons of mud and rock covered    feared for his well-being    during! more than 800 yards of highway, j    the marathon standoff.     storm    Inside .UC    CMU ...c ...    .    .     30    vehicles ’     in -    Fraser    and    Tony    Silva, 61, Tear gas was then tossed into Los Angeles Times reported | c, iJ? ing sl * buscs ' . 4 .    . 4 . said they were treated well by! the lounge and, as officers thai a While House tape tran- „ rh ® ..T* the , “f‘ tal ' the men - who P° lice said inlend stormed inside, the other gun-script submitted to the judiciary    JL 0 .£ n a ’-JIL?Mw.    im)    K d ,i° [° b ‘ he es ' ab ! lshmcn * Bul man    surrendered. The    hostages committee showed    that    the     ce " c The s ' ldc was ' omc IOO    both hostages had rope    burns,were    on the floor behind    the -j . j j j .    IU ; miles east of Bogota President decided to move the J_* 1972 Republication national convention from San Diego to Miami because he was worried about adverse publicity stemming from the ITT affair. Press stories had    linked    an ITT pledge of support for a San Diego site to settling of an antitrust case against the firm. The Charlotte Observer said I bly reduced use of electricity by driving, limited fuel availabil-l about 20 miles from downtown taurant-bar.    were carried out by telephone     A a • u ti rn | tary, Ronald Ziegler, said the "We sure have a lot of over- and ncwscasts . tan1c w „ h P ou , a     Man [ d ‘^' n hospitals Mow- technjca) rcport wi| , finished time coming,” Barney F raser,, shot after one of the gunmen J     1 before N.xon leaves the Soviet on the southern fringes of Beirut, and eastern the sources I The road connects the capital, Bogota, with the city of Villavi- cencio. The sjide was some IOO both hostages had rope burns i were from their hands being tied bar. Sheriff Peter Pitcher said of- Eight-Month Daylight Time Period Proposed of such Union Wednesday, raising the possibility there can still be satd. while about 20 others are, en( duri thjs summjt betng treated for shrapnel and.,,* , ja| | imitatlon of un . gunshot wounds    Aground    nuclear testmg - the i UM included a to ired ma j or nuc | car d ea | expected to be achieved this time around WASHINGTON (AP) - Say-,cause of such other energy!Bill Mitchell. 47. of Fullerton ! dercd a cease . firc and emW)W ing Daylight Saving time proba- crisis developments as reduced!were booked in Lakewood.j ered fhe patro j s t ‘ 0 “ruthless a Lebanese police captain killed by a stray bullet, the sources j said. The rest of the casualties     A **M S ‘ tes were said to be Palestinian ci- White House sources said vilians and guerilla?.    there    had    been    agreement in all Patrols of the armed struggle but minor detail to reduce con-command. the guerilla equiva- struction of defensive anti-mitmn from indrixx    ’lr     ,ent of military police, guarded ballistic missile sites from the the suspects wonted to surren- ke >' po !" tsal ' he re,u *^ cam P ! ' w0 f iece P r « 10us| y a K rced °" der and aet out ”    where the fighting took place, j to only one each. D . , CA t _    .    The    guerilla    leader,    Yasir    Saturday’s    Kremlin    meeting r 0 ^ 0 !!. 3 ^ Arafat, who is in Damascus, or- did produce signature of a 10- year trade agreement, under the senate Watergate    committee. U p ( 0 j percent last winter, the ity, speed-limit    reductions    and Dos Angeles, for investigation of staff    has    concluded    that    a    plan    t^nspor^jion department Fug-[Sunday closings    of service    sta- kidnaping and robbery. was developed to award federal gests the nation go on Daylight tions.    It    was    Johns    who    surrcn- time eight months of the year. But it said Daylight time “re-jeered, a sheriff’s spokesman In a report to congress Fri-[ suited in an electrical energy I said. after Pitchess “convinced day, it recommended that Stan- j saving of .75 to    I percent    last I him it w as to his best inter- dard time be observed only dur-i winter,” adding that the pri- ests ” “Johns grants and contracts to persuade blacks to support Nixon or remain neutral in 1972. ‘Unwise” — Mavne ing the four-month period be-mary fuel saved was coal, tween the last Sunday in Oc- The report said the modified tobcr and the last Sunday in Daylight time it proposes would February.    permit it to better determine The nation    was    placed    on    how much energy was saved. . ..    .    jyear-around daylight time last; The report said Daylight time point not to commit themselves Do( ,, mlx . r as an energy-saving had no signifieant effect on traf-publicly on lmpeacnment. ; m ove, and proponents estimated fie safety, crime, agriculture. It was very unwise and se    ~imat energy    usage    would    be    labor or recreation. But some sa    _,     a ; vn     4    trimmed by I to 3 percent.    radio stations encountered fre- The department said it could jquency-interference problems not determine how much energy during their morning rush-hour (Continued. Page 2, Col. 4.) actually had been conserved be-{broadcasts, it said. Although judiciary committee members tended to downplay the Rodino incident, it’ clearly bothered them, particularly! Democrats who have made it a destructive, (R-IowaL “I fee] sure most Democrats would want to with- which the two governments will ly strike” at any violators, the promote projects such as sales sources reported.    of machinery, raw materials, The groups differ over food products and consumer whether the Palestinians should goods. participate in the Arab-Israeli Nixon also renewed his pledge peace talks in Geneva. The to seek most-favored-nation issue has split the entire gueril- trade status for the Soviets, a la movement. managed to get the _ hostages behind the bar. After j ^     # he exited, he advised deputies Conviction OI where they were.” the spokes- ,    .     w • ,    . man said.    Lansky    Voided Over RH)    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal appeals court Friday Tho temperature rest* over IOO, ( hrew „ ut , he t .„ w t J. degrees inside the bidding after| tio „ of a reputed unde P rwor | d „ privilege congress has withheld until .Moscow guarantees free emigration rights for Soviet Jews. Rejected Plans Traveling to Brezhnev’s seaside villa for a long weekend of negotiations, Nixon finds himself in the famed locale of Yalta Ute airconditioning broke down '     ial , ead K cr M Lansky ; whether he wants to be there or during the siege It was unknown if the two (Continued: Page 2, Col. 7.) saying the justice department did not give him enough time to answer a subpoena. Big All-Iowa Fair Start: Goal-160,000 Visitors By Steve Belle Charles Decker, All-Iowa fair manager, is keeping his fingers crossed. Sunny skies and 80 degree temperatures greeted fair-goers on opening day Friday and provided Decker with some optimism for the nine fairdays to follow. “The situation us right.” he said. “I'd like to hit 160.000 attendance. The local economy is all right no lay-offs. If people aren't taking extended vacations because of the price of gas, maybe they’ll come out to the fair.” Attendance lip The attendance got off to a good start with F’riday s 15,554 figure topping last year’s opening day mark of 14.830 Total attendance for last year’s entire run was 150,744. The next week is the most crucial time of the whole year for Decker and his All-Iowa fair crew. Rain or too much heat could keep crowds away from the fair and spoil an entire year of planning. Decker 's most-asked question throughout this next week will be, “What’s the forecast?” lf the sunny days forecast for the weekend bears out, Decker can uncross his fingers and begin holding his breath for the weekdays to follow. ♦ * * The first of seven different grandstand shows was on the schedule for Saturday afternoon and again at 8:30 Saturday night. Music and comedy from television's “Hee Haw” will he presented when four of the show’s regulars take to the stage. The Hager twins, George Lindsey or “Goober”, and Susan Raye who is the female half of a Buck Owens duet will perform. Judging Judging of sheep and rabbits began Saturday morning, More than 1,000 blue, red and white ribbons were awarded in judging F'riday. In dairy junior judging competition Friday afternoon, the Toledo 4-H club won their division and the Waukon FFA chapter won the Future Farmers of America division Dave Ohman of the Toledo team was the top-scoring individual. First Injury The first injury has already been recorded at the fair. Tammy Bramow, 16. of 2430 Illinois street SW, fell off her horse while patrolling the fence. She was treated at Mercy hospital for a scraped leg and bumped head and released. Bramow had been taking part in a new plan to cut down gate-crashers. According to Decker, a person riding a horse “gets higher off the ground and can cover more ground ” He said he hired individuals with riding experience and rented Horses to make patrolling the fence more ef ficient than last year’s foot ners patrols. # * * Ann Conner, 58, Mount Vernon, came across a pad of slips headed “Free Drawing” at The Gazette stand in Exhibition hall Friday evening. Taking advantage of the pencils provided, she hurriedly scribbled down lier name, address and phone number—and then she asked The Gazette staffers behind the counter what she had just registered for. “I sign up for everything,” she explained She now has a chance to win a color TV to be given away by The Gazette. * * * Mrs. Joanne Oftendahl of Norway and Mrs. Charles Rohlena, 2407 Victoria drive SW, headed the award win- F’riday in the All-Iowa fair artificial flower show. Six other contestants also won blue ribbons. Mrs. Oftedahl was awarded seven first place awards in the hand-crafted flower competition while Mrs. Rohlena received six blue ribbons. Mrs. Carl Franks, 631 Sixteenth avenue SW, had four blue ribbon entries. Other blue ribbon winners were Mrs. Winnifred Connell of Marion, Mrs. Marion Forbes of 112 Dawley street NE and Mrs. Milton Hickey of 1715 K avenue NE not The White House originally rejected Soviet plans to house him in Yalta proper because he did not want to bt* exposed to the jibes of critics that he had come there for a new “sellout.” Critics of the original Yalta conference, including Nixon, have maintained Roosevelt gave too much away to Stalin in the secret agreements that decided the postwar division of central Europe. But Oreanda is actually part (Continued: Page 2, Col. 6.) Today s Index Junior Honors Two sisters swept the top honors in the junior division of the artificial flower show. Comic! 5 Church 3 Crossword 5 Daily Record — 2 Deaths ..... 2 Editorial Features .. 4 Financial ll Marion ll Movies 7 Sports 9,10 Television 6 Want Ads IMS (Continued: Page 2, Col 8 )