Cedar Rapids Gazette, July 3, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette

July 03, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - July 3, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Weather- Chance uf rain to- night. Lows arouud 70. Clear Thursday highs in mid 80s. YOLl'.MF, 92--M..MBKH 17.1 CITY FINAL 15 CENTS CKDAK HAP1DS. IOWA. WKDNKSDAY. JULY 3. ASSOCIATED PRESS, UPI, NEW YORK TIMES Johnson Concedes After Revote Loss Frank Nyc Johnson 8.227. votes. 11.23ft f B SfoffaB Wiis a casL' Jo'lnson winning a battle; Tuesday's vole, which still- 1 B 11 I I jibut losing the war lo Stateimust be certified by Tama B B a H Stephen Rapp in Tucs-'coiinty supervisors and the stale; d a y s court-ordered, special j canvassing board, gave Rapp an j election in four Tama county j unofficial 13ft-vole margin in the; voting units. j district as a whole, with an fi.lilil; Johnson. 39, who came back :-lf> win over Johnson. Tama County Auditor Alvin; his seat on the Federal Commu-jOhrt was checking with statej officials Wednesday to] on Pa.qc> determine when the county can-, Paqc) vass should be made. He stir-; jmised it probably would be next' But the committee, whichmcations Commission to run i Tuesday heard about Nixon's j Third district congressman, car- Johnson Concedes j concern for details of all the new Mesquakie Indian House staff operations, will! have to do without testimony from Haldeman, Nixon's former chief aide. Haldeman told the committee through his lawyers that he will not answer questions if called to testify and would invoke t h e WASHINGTON (UPli The "big question mark" in the house judiciary committee's im- peachment inquirv, according to a Republican member, is Iowa a fcw monlhs from! close 11. R. Haldeman was to President Nixon and whether. Nixon could not have known his, aides were involved in the Wa- tergate scandal. Fifth Amendment in order to protect his right to a fair trial on cover-up conspiracy charges. In asking that Haldeman bej called, presidential precinct Tuesday, James St. Clair had told 18- Stephen Rapp committee his testimony "is critical to establish that the President did not direct 'hush money' payments to (E. How- ard) Hunt on March 21, 1973, or at any other time." Mitchell Balk? St. Clair may lose another key Attorney Gener- But terloo Democratic nomination for con- gressman by outpolling Johnson Rapp, 25-year-old Wa- lawyer, won the prized Johnson told The Gazette I Wednesday he is conceding the nomination to Rapp and will i campaign for him this fallj against State Rep. Charles iGrassley, New Hartford farmer, I the Republican nominee. Grassley and Rapp a r e j vying for the seat held by the I veteran Congressman H. R. Gross, Waterloo Republican, who is retiring when his present term ends. Johnson spent part of; Wednesday morning in Ohrt's Signs Two Pacts for Nixon and Spacemen AP Wirenholo President Nixon meets with American and Soviet spacemen in the Kremlin. From left, wearing badges, are Soviet Cosmonaut Alexei Leonov and U.S. Astronauts Tom Stafford and Deke Slayton. settlement precinct, inthc four precincts as a whole.; He observed, wistfully, to office checking on 17 spoiled ballots cast in the new Indian 479 to 350. al Mitchell. Like Haldeman, Mitchell is awaiting trial on Wa- tergate cover-up charges. St. Clair said Wednesday he still expected Mitchell to testify, but committee Democrats arc Jime 4 Totals Unofficial totals in the regular primary election indicat- ed Rapp was the winner over Gazette reporter that 15 were jcast for him and only two for (Rapp. Two Draws On Meaninq AU i i L oiq Ail-Iowa Crowd )T n-rnv 5 aw mfox Two C. R. Firms Are Acquired by the pros-! i Company reported to consider pects dim. Mitchell is to be in-1 terviewcd by the staff next cedar Rauins wce'c' Barnard and Leas Manufac- The committee also has yet to turing Inc__ and its decide whether to call Charles port Trailcrs Division. 1200 Colson. former special counsel Twelflh street sw> have bccn to Nixon, who in a inter- j acquired by Arrowhead Engi- Corp., of Knox. Ind. Announcement of the acquisi- tion, which was effective Mon- view with the staff failed to con- vince Chairman Rodino iD- he has information the committee needs. Constant Access khardson. chairman-president of Haldeman's refusal will deny j Arrowhead, and Walter C. the committee its best evidence (Ronk, president of the local .day. was made by Ron D. Ri- as to how much Nixon knew firms. about the bugging and cover-up, Arrowhead is a major suppli- said several members. cr of pulley and power-train They said Alexander Butter- components to the automotive field, who set up the Whitcjand light agricultural industries. House taping system, testified} Barnard and Leas and Trans- to Nixon's attention to dctailjport Trailers are long-es- and Haldeman's position as thejt a b 1 i s h e d manufacturers of only aide with constant trailers and chemical pro- to the President. icessing plants. Although Butterfield never; Richardson, who wil "It mused, Worth Noting worth is "that he had the special election been held in the settle- ment alone I would have won the nomination by four voles if these ballots hadn't been spoiled." Johnson reasoned that he would have defeated Rapp 86 to 20 in the settlement precinct, in- stead of 71 to 18, for a 66-vote A comparison of the June 4 primary election vote totals with those cast in Tuesday's special election in four Tama countv Cedar Rapids "Grassroots" fans turned out gic" and danced on the race-, track in the hot sun. IOWA CITY Judge Louis By Steve Hcllc Local law enforcement of-ien masse for the rock and rollj Fair Offjcjais wcrc Iate Wednesday morn- ficers and a health official air concert at thejwith lnc turnout and dcnicd a re9ucst by James flict in their interpretations of I All-Iowa fair Tuesday night. at'the fair in general Tuesday's'Halltor anew trial Gazelle Leased Wires MOSCOW President Nixon left tor the United Stales Wednesday after wrapping up a week-long summit with Soviet leaders by signing agreements designed to limit nuclear arms. Communist party chief Leonid Brezhnev and other Soviet lead- ers gathered at Vnukovo airport for a brief departure ceremony. Nixon and Brezhnev signed agreements limiting nuclear testing and defensive missile deployments at the conclusion of their summit meeting Wednesday but acknowledged failure to curb the offensive nuclear arms race. The two men, looking solemn, put their signatures to the limit- ed nuclear agreements and sev- eral other pacts to close out their third summit after seven days of talk. Amid Applause Then they smiled, shook lands and toasted one another with champagne amid applause in the Kremlin's St. Vladimir hall. As the summit broke up, Sec- retary of Slate Kissinger told newsmen he hoped a new stra- the state law that went into ef-i Fair officials estimated the total attendance was see-i Hall has been convicted in i Johnson county district court of Nixon Report MOSCOW (UPI) President Nixon will report to the Ameri- can people on nationwide tele- executive director of the Citi- zens' Committee on Alcoholism, contends that it crime drunk. "no longer a vision on his Moscow summit feet Monday concerning treat-'grandstand crowd to be largest sincc 1970 ment of people picked up for in at least the past two; ja (urnou( was the second degree murder in the itoxicalion. i years of the fair with between! t ri b t e d mosljy to (nejdeatii of Sarah Ann Ottens, and Dtlier maters from The Rev. William Harnish.iWJ attending. performance. of loiva coed, Maine, at CDT [manly to be intoxicated ffjgjr and .that those- people; tn picked up cannot be taken to sat 011 tne county jail as they have been tnc the past. Both Linn countv Overflow Crowd j was the first 'lime a tonight. The audience, composed pri- known rock band had been' Schultz scheduled sentencing of younger people and booked at the fair. ;for Hall on his conviction for in particular, overflowed! p.m. Wednesday, e main grandstand and Odds arc pretty good that this schultz noted the defense had voting units follows (June 4] Walter Grant and Assistant votes in Spectators clapped Sheriff; hands and cilcked their Johnson Montour 37 3) Tama 175 (35) Toledo 1st Settlement 71----- Absentee 17 3) Totals Rapp 831 10) 285 78) 87 17) 18 6f 2) 479 (107) their cam- ieras as the "Grassroots' per- jlice Chief John Erger assert that formed confessions "Live for Today" and "Where one expired license plate a "motion containing i a person picked up for drunk- j enne-ss can be taken to the jail! at the officer's discretion and he' may be charged with the of- fcnse of intoxication. margin or four votes more than the 62-vote difference by which Rapp beat him in the (June 4 election. i "Can Confine" I "The new7 law doesn't com- jpletely decriminalize intoxica- tion as far as I'm said Sheriff Grant. Were You When I Needed You Large Turnout During the afternoon perform- ance, young girls even accepted the band's suggestion to "boo- for new trial 46 separate grounds. the court sees no prejudice to the defendant. "I can only conclude the de- fendant, in my opinion, has re- ceived a fair trial." The judge, in a lengthy writ- iten statement, considered the I defense motions point-by-point. won't merit a ticket. This claims that jurors in on the police 'trailer at the trial had consumed alcoholic beverages during deliberations, tegic arms limitation agreement could be reached within the next j 18 months. j Brezhnev said in a toast at a dinner hosted by Nixon Tuesday night that the nuclear agree- nients might have been broader. Asked what he meant by that, Wedliesday Night r. Judging: 7 p.m.: Quality Pork' "We can confine him m the contest. I county jail as we always Acria, Acls. 7 B alld I0 p.m. Johnson has held that includ- said Erger. "We can only take Grandstand: p.m.: "From expired June 30. i Sunburns, blisters, cuts andjdoned the strict rules as set out Staffers at the Red j previously. (Schultz said, "Iowa has aban- (Continued: Page 2. Col. 1.) said that Nixon must have'operational responsibility for'ing the other three voting units him to a detoxification center if Your Hit Parade to American known what was going on. Dem-i Barnard and Leas and Montour. Tama and Toledo's! no other crime is involved. ocratic critics on the panel con-lport Trailers, indicated alljFirst ward in the special! "If a person is picked up eluded that given Nixon's of the two firmsjelection. was "illegal and with-' obsession for detail for continue to be located in'out judicial precedent." stance, he would supervise ar-j Cedar Rapids. Consent Judgment rangements for dinner table set-: He projected substantial, tings there was no way in sales and employment Thc lhrec wcrc included in could not have known his the future. jTuesday's special election vote aides were involved in Water-' Transport Trailers was found-''" a conscnt judgment order gate. ed in 1939 by Ronk and his h-v Fcdcral Judge Ed- Cross-Examincd ther. the late G. T. Ronk. McManus Cedar Rapids Butterfield spoke onlv in gen-'dicd 19iil The company cralities. however, and under a'loeatcd m D -W. h th t t' Hotel Dixie in downtown: cross-examination by St. Clair'whcrc u also operated Midland; a( "C1M that one member called during World A fire department spokesman: liant." he conceded he knowledge of specific activities. "So much relates to Hal- One Dies in Blaze; 13 fussing HOUSTON i API At leas! one person was known dead and nine others wcrc injured i Wednesdav when fire destroyed !Por with Community Theater Players. Thursday Highlights Grandstand: 3 p.m.: Norma Zimmcr, "C'hampafinc Lady" with Lawrence Welk, and Life, Inc.; p.m.: Final Perform- ance of "From Your Hit Parade to American Bandstand" with Community Theater Aerial Acls: 5, (j, 7 am! 8 p.m. I-'nn j Cross first aid station at the fairi "The court does not believe handled a variety of minor aiKthe consumption of the alcoholic mcnls Tuesday. They that eight members of the lhat one girl even wanted the'jury had with their dinner had (Continued: Page 2, Col. 4. (Continued: Page 3, Col. 5.) Tribute to Mrs. King As 'Never Saying Die Kissinger said: "My impression is that both sides have to con- vince their military establish- ments of the benefits of re- straint and that does not come easily to cither side." Kissinger dwelt at some length on the failure of the two sides to achieve an offensive missile curb and said in a pes- simistic tone that if agreement is not reached before 1977, "We will see an explosion of technol- ogy and numbers which will be impossible to describe." "Superiority'.'" j "In the name of God, what is j strategic superiority at these he asked. "If we do not solve this problem by 1977, we ;will be living in a world in which opportunities for nuclear I war exist which are unimagina- iblc." Kissinger acknowledged that ATLANTA (AP) bullet will ever change lhali extending the temporary offen- Timr Square: Noon: j of persons galhei 'id at Ebcnezer fact." Couk-out Competition, j B a p t i s t church Wednesday Out; whcl-e Mrs. Marlin (1-_ ____, !deployment of multiple-warhead Cedar Rapids' .IiidgiiiB: 8 a.m.: I) a.m.: "Sim; sivc missile agreement to 1985 Police Lt: J. C. Nash not involve any freeze in cd the crowd inside and stantl- Rep. Fish iR-N.Y.VThc companies have operated said. "That's the big lhc Twelfth mark in the whole thing, lhat time. two men spent so much lime together." The committee Wedncsdaj turned to the S75.000 payment to Hunt as St. Clair called his first witness. Paul O'Brien. O'Brien, a former lawyer for President Nixon's re-election campaign committee, set the payment in motion by relaving Hunt's demand. St. Clair hopes to convince the committee the money was for legal fees, not to keep Hunt quiet. Threat Denied 0 B r i e n reportedly denied (Continued: Page 3, Col. 8.1 mg board to withhold lmcnt 8, die 'aml''still ins on the sidewalks outside cation of the une 1p.m. "York-'does not." 2.200 persons. warhcads a, Barnard and Leas, a Moline'coum> um'' llc were unaccounted for. 'Miiri: and Chester White classes Mayor Maynard Jackson of Mrs. King. was shot andjtcred targets, or in testing of firm, was acquired in bc a; Fire Marshal Alcus Grecr, p'm" Atlanta, who eulogized Ihe killed during services Simdayie v e n more deadly nuclear special election. Thc matter came to the, i Continued: Page 3. Col. G.I 'a fire hazard. ami FFA heifer shov.'. said the city had tried since to have the hotel condemned mother of the late Dr. Martin 'while she played the Lord's! weapons. KuitdingfalidKvmbi.s open! King. jr.. said. "Mamma I'rayor on the organ. She I p.m. iKiiig was a 'rock of Sharks Hit, Shipwrecked Family Loses Two TYXDALL AFB. Fla. iAP, The sharks, silent, deadly and some 12 fed long, struck during the shipwrecked fami- ly's l.lih hour adrift in the water. The crew of a guard plane overhead could only watch helplessly Tuesday as Chuckle A small college at an athletic meet had a cross-eyed javelin thrower ho didn't win any medals but he sure kept the crowd alert. cowiim Kdward Home, 43. his wife. Diane. 34. and their five chil- dren battled the sea's most feared inhabitants. One huge shark struck Ill- year-old Billy Home, tearing a gaping wound in his arm and shoulder. Another s'.vam through the legs of Mrs. Home. But the desperate family, kicking and slapping, warded off their attackers until the plane guided a pleasure boat lo their rescue. Help, howev- er, came lale for Billy, who bled lo death, and three- year-old Kdward, jr.. who died of shock and exposure. "Everybody, beware of the water." said Home from his hospital bed. "Ynu do mil know the sharks are there until (hey strike." T h c Homes. Ilieir two daughters. Diana Jo, 14, and Mcllissa, 4, and a son, Gerald Paul, 14, were hospitalized Tuesday night for shock and exposure. Home, a Houston, Texas, motel broker, also pilfered severe lacerations on his hands and feet when his -13- foot motor yacht Princess Diana disintegrated in a freak storm Monday night about 3r> miles southeast of Carabeilr, Fla. The Homes, who led four other children in Texas, were on a leisurely cruise tu I li e Bahamas. Despite coast guard and Weather Bureau forecasts "beautiful weather." Home said the yacht was struck by a .storm two hours out of port. "Waves wcrc coining clear up over the flying bridges. The waves were 12 lo IS feel over the boat. It literally ripped ulf the cabin. We sank in 15 min- utes." Home sen: nut a distress call over his radio and equipped his family with life- jackets. They tied themselves together with a rope connect- ed to a life ring and drifted in the (iulf of Mexico. Some 13 hours later an air- plane piloted by coast guard Lt. Cindr. Jack Arney spotted the survivors. "They were kicking, thrash- ing tin' water, and there was a number of sharks surniundinf; Arnoy said, lie said there were eight to a dozen sharks in Ihe water, "IS feet away, just King there with Iheir nnses pointed Innards Ihe faimh." "We didn't see the sharks until the very lafl." said Home. "The shark hit my buy right as soon as lhc plane spotted us. Whv the .shark jus! hit him is something I will never be able I" figure "lit as long as I live." "Somewhere, somehow, we overlooked something. 1 think it was the weather." Home said. "And our babies had In pay for added Mrs. Home. Home, whip had little sailing experience, had purchased tin: yacht las! month. II v.as named "Phoenix" "I don't like Ihe name of he told a neighbor. "It sounds loo ill faled. I'm lo name it alter inv wife." was, But he said it would contrib- and killed in the church where hcr.utc "to slowing down the arms father, husband and two sons race." have served as pastor for CO "in my judgment, it provides yars. protective frame in which Ihe Younger Son She is survived by her hus- band. 7-1, and a daughter, Christine King Karris. Her younger sun. the Rev. A. drowned in his back yard swimming pool in Burial was lo he al Si.ulhvicw' cemetery, four miles .south of Atlanta, one of Ihe first ceinc-j (erics started by Southern; -black.s after the Civil war. Hen son Martin was buried there after his assassination in but his remains later were re- moved lo a crypt Hex! lo the; church. Many civil rights activists and dignitaries attended Wednes-; 'day's services, including the wife of Vice-president Ford.; issue can be constructively sel- tlcd within 18 he said. Tile issue of MIKVs has bccn I Continued: Page 3. Col. 7.1 Today's Index 'presidential assistant Stanley, K'ontinned: Page 2, Col. i 26 Crossword 26 Daily .3 3 Kditoriiil Features fi Farm 21 Marion Movies 22, 23 Society Sports 17-13 State Television 20 Want Ads ;