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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - July 21, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                HIGH COST OF BORROWING Ijimlc ill Housing Silnul'ion (In Section A) II MAKING TODAY COUNT' 'I hill's Man's (In Section B) Section A Weather- Chance of .showers, high today miil-9ils. Lows tonight aroiinil 711. Slightly VOI.l.MK '.a Nt'MHF.K fat CITY FINAL 35 CENTS CFDAK KAI'IDS. IOWA, hi MMY. JI'LY 21. Early Nixon Concern "3U WASHINGTON (UPI.i Pres- ident Nixon knew 13 months ago; that his crucial March 21, talk with John Dean was a; "tough" problem that would: give Dean "some justification" j for testifying that the President; was part of the Watergate cover-up, it was revealed Satur- day. Nixon also realized 13 months ago that he "should have react- ed" to the Watergate scandal Additional judiciary com- mittee evidence on page IDA. long before Dean warned himj March 21 of a "cancer growing! on the presidency." In a previously-unpublished transcript of a secret White! House tape, Nixon worried aloud about that March 21 meet- ing a session that, may prove critical evidence when congress decides whether he should be impeached. The transcript was released by the house judiciary commit- tee Saturday as part of evidence amassed for its impeachment inquiry. First to Haig The bulk of the material re- leased plowed ground already well known. In the transcript Nixon on. Fighting Rages Again i i ki" In Lapital or Nicosia NICOSIA, Cyprus tAPi A'confiict. I'.S. l.'mjcrsecrolary of cease-fire between Greek Joseph Si.sco siiuHitu he- Turkish and Cypriots in Nicosia'twecn tin- capitals uf Turkev "has failed to hold" and "there and Greece, is firing throughout the city." a Turkey's semi-official Anato- I'nitcd Nations spokesman re- lia sak, Turkish ported Saturday. wal.phincs lhe island u N I T K D NATIONS. N.Y. The cease-fire went into Rhodes intercepted Greek 'APi The U.N. Security at 5 p.m. Nicosia time 10 aircraft headed towards appealed unanimously a.m. CDT as .scheduled, didn't say whether for a cease-fire on hours later it had "failed were shot down. Rhodes Cyprus, for peace talks and for the spokesman said. j JE 050 miles west of Cyprus. withdrawal of the Greek officers Open City Plea Turkish warplanes bombed who led the Cypriot national and strafed much of Cyprus. As-lgu a rd in the coup that Invading Turkish forces overthrew President Makarios. y seize on'u-vo Paul Rnque said a mental All 15 nations on the council 60. declared: "We are faced There were no reliable os-j with an appalling and extremely sia, the capital. Bloody fighting raged most of the day and was particularly heavy between the Greek and timates of over-all casualties. serious situation. With the arriv- Telephoto GREEK-CYPRIOT SOLDIERS behind a sandbag barricade guarded the defense ministry in Nicosia Friday as Cyprus braced for the Turkish invasion. Iowa GOP Backs Death Penalty Return, Fast Watergate Solution !y Frank DBS .MOINES-lowa Republi- the for June 4, 1973, rehashed first to; cans voted to reinstate Chief of Staff Alexander eat h penalty, called then to Press Secretary Ronaldj "prompt of the Water- Ziegler what he had heard affair and okayed limited that day listening to a batch of: amnesty in adopting a platform Watergate tapes. more than 100 planks at their funds among all GOP can-line re-establishment of the didates for major offices instead of leaving that decision to the state central committee. Adopted an amendment au- thorizing GOP leaders to sug- He chiefly was concerned state convention Saturday about March 21 the day Dean Th has testified he told Nixon all about the cover-up and on which1 D'sapprovcd an amendment! gest to Iowa Democratic leaders that both parties hold annual death penally for the crime of killing a peace officer." Linn county's 181-member del- egation, second largest at the supported the amendment, 134 to 47, as did all precinct caucuses on the same night to draw more attention; and greater attendance. Heard Gov. Robert Rav strike but six of the remaining Gazette area counties. 18 Nicosia. The U.N. spokesman told newsmen the fighting in Nicosia "got so bad at one point that the U.N. forces commander urged all sides to declare Nicosia an open city. So far as we know, Nicosia is not an open city." Under international practice, cities declared open by comba- tants are protected from hostili- ties. Cyprus Radio, controlled by the military government that overthrew Archbishop Makarios as Cyprus' president last Mon- day to start the quick slide into war, claimed nine Turkish planes were shot down on the [first day of the invasion. Extraordinary Powers easing long existing hostilities: jn Ankara, Turkey's parlia- In ottawai the Canadian dc-ial of Turkish forces, the fighting Turkish Cypriot communities deparlrncnt said [ive Cyprus has reached a new lVcnsla- i level of violence and bitter- tContinued: Page 3, Col. 3.) ncss 1- it -k The appeal was negotiated in I day-long bargaining. The Makarios government was overthrown last Monday and Turkish forces invaded Cyprus at dawn Saturday. I Compromise j The compromise resolution "calls upon all parties to the present fighting as a first step to cease all firing, and requests all states to exercise the utmost restraint, and to refrain from any action which might further aggravate the situation." U.S. Plan lor Infervenfion SAN CLEMENTE United States, fearing a threat to NATO in the battle between Greece and Turkey on the is- land of Cyprus, will work with other powers to bring about a cease-fire but has no plans to intervene militarily, Secretary! K "ficmands an immediate 'of State Kissinger said Satur-jcnd 'B foreign military mterven- day ;tion ill which infringes Kissinger said a Soviet alert in the Mid-East, (3) returning ment voted unanimously to I of its airborne units was not con-jfcpendcncc and territorial prisoners of war and (4) re-cs- relations with Red tablishing China. They lauded him, too, for es- tablishing a market abroad for Iowa farmers, increasing Social grant the government "extraor-'sidcred provocative and doubt-1 IT dinary powers" to wage war. j Greece mobilized its forces, and President Gen. Phaedon ed the Russians would dispatch troops to Cyprus. The Soviets Referring to the Greek of- ficers but not naming them been cultivating a strong specifically it "requests the proclaimed in a broadcast to the relationship with Turkey in re. j withdrawal without delay from >nt years i''' foreign military [personnel present otherwise Other counties that authority of i, uiuu (.uunueb men service and decentralizing Security payments for senior jfcnd ourselves." 'yes" included: Allamakee, 17 ..UUUL ....._ wu.v.. ..jj tmu iiuitii .nuai u ILUIJCJ L itdy Miini; _ -_ ii has been alleged that thelthat would have placed a k ito 4; Ben on, 26 to 0; Buchanan. mm'ainrmm mi I b 01 P in Cl- Plmtnn federal government services. the border with Turkey. Under martial law decrees, j ci ni; ituii; 111 v> IIILU nc 29; Delaware, U to S; leader u nn "Clayton, 27 to 0, Clinton, "emphatically" on record as re- iDubuquc. 73 to 13; Fayette, 27 President approved payment hush money to the iship" as the r burglars new nuclear powerplants !safety- problems could be s camPd'gn- 9. Keokuk, 17 to 2; Po- "Can Handle It" solved sooner. i Ray Opposition iweshiek. 17 to 7; Tama, 25 to 0. Though Nixon's chief Rejected an amendment op-; in adopting the death penalty Gazette area counties oppos-l .lames St. Clair. contends posing forced busing to bring 'amendment, adamantly opposed I in8 the amendment Dean's testimony is false racial balance in schools, -bv Rav (Continued: Page 3. Col. 6.1 Turned down a special rcsolu-j delegates Then they put Tu rk i s h authorities ordered blackouts Saturday night in An- fusing to condone "the action of some within the administra- kara, Istanbul. Eskisehir Kocaeli. ternational agreements, includ- ing those whose withdrawal was requested by the president of Cyprus, Archbishop Maka- rios, in his Idler of July 2" to He expressed optimism that the Turkish government will agree to join in negotiating I sessions in London with president of Greece. without using the word! Makarios issued a statement! Grcek officials to settle the "Watergate." jin New York deploring the Tur-i crisis- "Discourage Repeat'' jkish invasion and predicting: "I! He reported that. Greece was Treaty The existence of Cyprus as an independent country was tion to divvy up party campaign: form committee, turned it down. which had Commend Nixon H The death penalty was legal! Iowa counly's dclcgation didthey decided.. dealt with in terms that will dis-jwhol c courage a repeat performance jam afraid the Turkish invasionipreparal lo accept negotiation guaranteed by Greece 'and Turkey in a 1960 treaty, which gave the three the right nuaniaiiu; uyyvocu o jam aiiaiU H1C 1 UrKlSO -aSiOIl I ni-onarpH tn ifrvr approximately 2.500iCedar, 22 to 0: Jackson, 25 to 'Those who have misused; m h consequences f is overruled the plat-! Johnson. 55 to 18; Jones, 25 to 0. [public trust at all levels must belVJJ cndanger pcacc in there is a cease-fire on the: and Turkey in a 1960 treaty Mpylt with in toniT: Jhnt will flic-' iclcinH island. A war between Greece and! Ilc said that a war in the ;Turkey would collapse the would have cat- ito in support of that i r IS New York Times Service .rebut charges tha, !in Iowa by hanging, until votc' apparently having Republicans lecommend a.cm bulwark of NATO _ Ihcjastrophic consequences and in-jf. mid-sixties when a successful! parted for home before the roll p.' ,'.n somuon OIlnc Atlantic Treaty nations around the world. i move to repeal it was led by! call was taken just prior to of which Greece and'but he was hopeful thai ithenoov. Harold Hughes about p.m. been mcmbcrs- "C In its "National" division, bv the President Diplomatic Efforts independence. T h e resolution calls Nixon 1 WASHINGTON President deeply involved in the Water- reads: Nixon's defense attorney told gate case. Linn County Hacking the house judiciary committee St. Clair relied on portions of in a formal brief made public transcripts, documents and les- Sunday that there was no solid.timony lo state his case that the e that the death reinstated in Iowa its "National" division, by the President attentive, casually-dressed Nixon, hot-weather delegates strongly; Amnesty i commended President Nixon struck from the platform by Diplomatic Efforts Intense diplomatic efforts lui.., ond the fighting were pressed in'Washington said Kissi Turkey and Britain "to into negotiations without for the restoration of peace in the area and constitu- tional government in Cyprus Stale department olficials m imd to kccp ,he gcn. era! informed. for crimes for which it can be his efforts toward global lhe delegates was a section evidence that Nixon had com- evidence exonerated the Pres- milted impeachable offenses. idenl of personal culpability in wc rccommcnd; In a 151-page document, the Watergate burglary and its James D. St. Clair asserted that cover-up, "in light, of the complete ah- Included in these is a portion scncc of any conclusive cvi- of a transcript of Nixon's March deuce demonstrating prenden- 22. conversation with II. R. tial wrongdoings sufficient to Haldemaii. then his chief of justify the grave action of im- staff. That transcript .segment is peachmeiit. the committee must now being investigated by the conclude that a recommen- judiciary committee for appar- dation uf impeachment is not cut discrepancies. The segment is a key clement St. Clair made the same point in St. ('lair's claim thai Nixon in an oral defense not have been listed as presented lo the committee Thursday. Focus on Cnvcr-l p The bulk of St. ('lair's brief was devoted lo an attempt lo urging "Presulent Nixon to fill- l- i concerned that a war would threaten detente with the mi j j j .secretarv repeat- decided lo make a I, ______ iod several times that he did Kussians would shown to be a deterrent factor j They detailed these efforts his of Greece and Turkey. NATO particular, wc recommend, (11 ending the Vietnam war, i2i (Continued: Page IIIA. Col. l.i members also sought 10 end the i Continued: Page :i. Ci C.R. Housing Feels Mortgage U. S. Ambassador John Scali i Continued: Page Col. 3. i Today's Index liy Dale Kuctcr The cost and shortage of mortgage money, and the shrinking availability of both homes for purchase and rent- al units have combined to produce an increasing housing unindicted co-conspirator by in Depending nil who you talk to. the housing picture ranges troin moderate lo critical in seriousness. the Watergate grand jury. "Like Composite" "Like a composite photo St. Clair argued, "tin i individual parts of this portion: Mllm' i'huckle 'Hie crcdibilily gap is whrn y.iii hear a government expert sav that we arc definitely going to rectify our lavorahlc balance of foreign trade and he's driving a lorcign car. 'of lhe indictment may be literal- ly correct; but the artful Ian-, guage anil distorted juxtapasi-; I lion of the parts resulted in a total impression that is grossly] insofar as the imputed involvement of the President in 1 i ('ontinued: Page Col 2 i the housing industry Heal- firm is no longer taking home loan applications, and another is thinking about such a move. Two Incal savings and loan institutions now require 20 percent down payments, the effect being, according to Al Saltier, president of the Cedar Rapids Homo Builders Assn.. at least, a one-fourth cut in the market. Thorn is less than per- cent vacancy in apartments. Now hnoie con.slnictiiiii has not increased (luring the first half of .971. and the number of apartment unit s I a r t s (see accompanying chart i has declined consider- ably Irom a year ago. In spllo of all this, people arc somehow limhng housing, and there is no evidence of persons having In refuse jobs BORROWING COST Interested in what it would cost to borrow at 0 per- cent over .10 years'.' There would be 360 pay- ments of exclusive of tax and insurance, with total interest costing here because of inability to find housing. Kven so. some families hav been going to the Chamber i f o m m c r c c in fruslralioi seeking information on rent: units and homos. "The situ: lion i.1' ju.sl very, very said Harold Kwoklt. assistant executive vice-president of the Chamber. Kwnhlt said the city had a not of newcomer families of about I.7IHI in and dim so far this year. During the same period there have been single and multiple-fami- ly units constructed, a deficit of more than 350. "Things are a little spooky right now in the home lending said Larry Asiiton, president of Securities Sav- ings and Loan in Marion, which went out of the loan market in late June. The institution is using new savings to honor previous loan commitments. Lnle.l's there is a break in the light money market or congress takes new action, Ashlon said lie doesn't know when the association can gel back into the market. Asiiton explained thai Se- curities Savings had been making home loans at and 0 percent interest, but was Hooded with because of a 10 percent rather than 20 percent down mcnt. Perpetual Savings and Loan and Bohemian Savings and Loan have tightened up lend- ing policy In per- cent down payment American Federal Savings and Loan ha. been making some I'd peivcn! loans, but a spokesman snid a tightening decision is expect- ed. Such loans carry a per- cent interest rale, while con- ventional loan interest is percent, he said. Saving.- and loans Iraili lionally have been the work- horse in lhe home lending held, lor about fill percent of the moilgagc bu- siness. provide between 1 i Edi Ace SECTION A You'l' SECTION B Iowa Hows Frank Nyo's political Noll's Marion Television TSDto rocd   

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