Cedar Rapids Gazette, August 3, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - August 3, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Weather- Decreasing c loud i-»css, rain ending to-11 iglu. U»w tonight about 50. A little warm-cr Sunday. High near TH. Von MI-; 02 NUMBER 206 LCI CITY FINAL 15 CENTS BACKERS CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA, SATURDAY, AUGUST 3, 1974 ASSOC! ATK!) UR USS, URI, NUW YORK TIMES GLUM House Unit Clears Tax Reform Bill WASHINGTON (AP) - A tax reform package designed to sprinkle benefits among taxpayers and to assure least minimal tax payments from the wealthy! has passed a key house panel. And, before giving tentative approval to the wide-ranging measure Friday, the house ways and means committee combined the bill with the so-called energy tax reform measure after a warning that a congress! preoccupied with impeachment would more readily pass one tax bill than deal with two separate ones. The biggest proposed benefit to the average taxpayer is a provision to boost the maximum standard deduction to $2,500 from $2,000, and to hike the minimum standard deduction to $1,400 from $1,300 on single returns and to $1,500 on joint returns. New Minimum Conferring On Cyprus Truce Line NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Turkish and Greek military officers met again Saturday to draw up cease-fire lines and U. N.-enforced buffer zones between the embattled armies in Cyprus. British and U. N. officials sat in on the talks that began with a four-hour session Friday at a U.! N. camp near Nicosia airport in which no agreements were reached. U. N. officials said Friday ( that the cease-fire line was mostly defined with the exception of a section in the contested western Kyrenia mountains. The four parties are trying to implement a U. N. Security Council call for the 3,400 U. N. peacekeeping troops to move between the Greek Cypriot and Turkish forces. Fierce Attack «rv- r The proposed new minimum tax rate would impose a 14 percent levy on the first $50,000, 17 percent between $50,000 and $100,000, and 20 percent thereafter. The experts estimate this would affect some 187,000 returns. To sweeten the burden for upper-income citizens, the panel proposed a slight decrease in the maximum capital gains tax, dropping it to 35 percent from the present 36.5 percent. The combination of hikes and cuts in tax levies was expected to produce a net revenue gain of $500 million annually, based on changes that would increase some taxes by $7 billion and decrease others by $6.5 million. One of the major ingredients in the tax-hike side was a last-minute amendment that accelerates the previously-approved plan to phase out the controversial petroleum depletion allowance. The depletion tax break at present saves oilmen between $2 billion and $3 billion a year in federal taxes. Mills Stand Chairman Mills (D-Ark.) successfully urged on his colleagues the wisdom of starting the three-year phase-out this year, as opposed to the original starting date of Jan. I, 1975. The first step in the gradual elimination of the 22 percent depletion allowance would drop it to 15 percent, retroactive to last Jan.j I. The timing of this year's legislative calendar is heavily influenced by the impeachment question. Mills indicated. Thus. he argued, the senate is faced with the prospect of President Nixon's trial and would only have time to consider one major tax bill this year At Mills’ urging, the committee wrapped both bills into a single package, which is expected to reach the house for action after the presidential impeachment proceedings there. Rail Executive Dies In Fall from Train PHILADELPHIA (AP) George R Wallace, a vicepresident of the Penn Central Railroad, was killed Friday when he fell from the rear of an Amtrak passenger train. A railroad spokesman said the accident occurred at a station about IO miles north of here.! Tile train was approaching Philadelphia from New York Police said Wallace, 54. fell off the boarding platform of the last car and was dragged 200 feet. They said his body was spotted by an engineer from another train. Troops Pull Back NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) Ugandan troops were reported rolling back Saturday from the; Tanzanian frontier following Ugandan President Idi Amin’s rferkinn to call off his invasion Reports said Friday that battles were raging in the northwest part of the island and that the Turks moved into four Greek Cypriot villages in the , western Kyrenia range. Peter Arnett, Associated Press special correspondent, reported from the battle zone that Turkish tanks and infantry launched a fierce attack on a Greek outpost on Mt. Kyparis-sovouno. which overlooks the four villages. The Greeks have two howitzers on the mountain within range of Turkish emplacements at Kyrenia. The Turkish representative af the talks in Nicosia, Col. Nezihi dakar, claimed the fighting had ceased. He said the Turks “are doing their best not to violate the cease-fire agreement” reached in Geneva Tuesday by the foreign ministers of Greece. Turkey and Britain — the three co-guarantors of the independence of the former British colony. Q - •• • Admit Slim bet Freein Prison Siege Outlook but Press Fight Full House UPI Telephoto Escorted by South Vietnamese government troops, a bus evacuates refugees and their belongings from Que Son, a district town 25 miles southwest of Da Nang. Government troops recaptured the villages surrounding the town but the villagers still move out to Da Nang for safety. Talk of War Preparation n Mid-East Humphrey Campaign Pilot "Energetic" Linked to Illegal Payment Envoy Role | HUNTSVILLE, Texas (UPI)J — Convict Fred Gomez Carras-|CO. barricaded IO days in the| state prison library, Friday released one of his 13 hostages so she could explain his demands WASHINGTON (UPI) — Pres-' to penitentiary officials.    ‘dent Nixon’s defenders admit Officials, operating under a they have little chance of e,uc-news blackout, Saturday consid- ceeding in their attempt to con-ered the demands, which in- vince the house he should be elude an armored car and the (censured rather than im-use of his remaining hostages as]peached. a human shield. Officials said Nonetheless, they are staging I they hoped further talks would a fight to at least keep that pos-result in release of all hostages. | sibility alive. Carrasco, suspected of 50 Rep. Paul Findley, a moder-murders in Mexico and the U. ate Republican from Illinois, in-S., released Linda Woodman, 44. Produced a proposed resolution a Conroe, Texas, teacher, Fri- of censure Friday. It praises day night.    Nixon’s “great achievements in “Bearing up”    foreign policy” but says he “has „r,    .    j    ii    shown insensitivity to the moral By her own words all the i. .    . .. J    , .    .    .    ,    . 'demands, lofty purposes and remaining hostages are bearing!    {J    KL    whj,.h up under the strain.” Ron Tay- ! ?!,, , ,    , Hor, prison spokesman, said.    „    .u "Miss Woodman was re- KcPf (*"*? Latlf «*«■•>. as I understand it, to    "'T*,    T V°l ^ a personal explanation i fcnd<f' colec,ed more ,han 40 of Mr. Carrasco's proposals re-'s,«n?'ures horn congressmen on Isling to the mechanics of ho.s-,a Pel".‘<;n ask'nS thf h°use tage release    committee to adopt ground "We are hopeful the ongoing fu'cs f°r‘he impeachment de- negotiations will result in thc!ba,e wh'ch “ou'd ^rm} a ctn' release of the balance of th(>re motion to be offered. hostages.”    Tapes    Batch Miss Woodman, in apparent But Findley did not indicate good health, was secluded Sat- much hope for the proposal, urday with her family.    , “i’m not here to forecast suc- She said a teacher hostage cess with this initiative,” he told believed shot last week was not reporter, injured.    Nixon’s lawyers Friday gave leased, convey In Cambodia “Inherent Dangers” Prison officials, concerned another batch tapes to U. S. of Watergate District Judge By Associated Press Israeli mon that news reports might endan- dobn T. Sirica, complying with ger the hostages and the negoti-; suPrcrne    orders    They ations. ordered the blackout Fri- Prom's<*<l (be rest next week WASHINGTON (AP) — Jackjceived a telephone call from the Chestnut, former campaign Humphrey campaign manager. manager for Hubert Humphrey, ,ack chestnu, w|)0    t(J    WASHINGTON    (AP)    —    Amer-    j    4™’^“    his TS Md! b^c’utoed'ex^Uvelrivil^e *!i Defense Minister Shi- as    ^The man\iTsc>a> Lennon * Newell .submit IU    are    adf"«    :    r™dai“    newspa^r w, I against being required to Z POSS*™ wTwlh^lleArabs'    Inm coT "ext regular monthly invoice ,o:“    *U    meals.    '    over    officials-    notes.    Sirica    is navmen't'Tor* HumDhrevT'l97^an organization he identified as [a!f fra,eRy' manaKement and "The position of the Texas1 oxpected to rule on that claim payment for Humphrey s 1970    ..    .    Milk    Prnrfll™rs    .    logistics, but evidently are play-,.    .    next week. especially Syria, which he said, was “talking war, threatening 5003 camPal£n war and preparing for war,” Barry Nova, the ‘American Milk Producers, department of corrections is an He said service for Israel re servists has been extended, and ,carTlpalga thousands were being called to j rather than directly to the cam- ,ng ,no rot,e ,n ac!.ual conJbat> ac* that where negotiation points Chairman Peter Rodino of the advertising j headquarters.”    ^ord,nf to a staff.reporl fop theI are given public exposure - ex- houso judiciary committee invit- executive who worked on the    house foreign affairs committee. posj^ ^    intprrogaJed    all    house    members    to    listen said in a sworn, no-    Ndme    •>,IXI,P    The    study    covered    a    period    tive    debate    —    there    are    inherent    t0    anY    or    aP    of    19    Watergate tarized statement that Chestnut asked him to Nova, of Greenwich, Conn., j between last April 15 and May dangers to the lives of all the (aPes *n the committee's posses- Greek Claim Greek Major Evangels Tsola-kis claimed Greek Cypriots “have been complying with the cease-fire agreeement since! July 22. the day the first truce was negotiated by the U. N.” The Turks released a first batch of 120 Greek Cypriot prisoners Friday. The Geneva agreement stipulated the release should begin as soon as the cease-fire went into effect. The 120 were mostly women, children and old men. Some of the women told of repeatedly being raped by Turkish soldiers while in captivity. Sources in Ankara said Turkey plans to bring in fresh troops to replace the force that invaded Cyprus July 20. The Turks hold a 200-square-mile1 wedge between Nicosia and a 23-mile-wide beachhead east and west of Kyrenia. Turks Accused In London, the Cypriot ambassador. Costas Ashiotis, accused Turkish troops of withholding Red Cross food supplies intended for British and Cypriot civilians in the Kyrenia invasion zone He said he understood about IOO persons had taken refuge in the hills and had had no food for five days and no water for three days. Nikos Sampson, who was president of Cyprus for a week. warned that there would Ik- civil war if Archbishop Makarios returns to the island. Sampson became president when a Greek-led coup overthrew Makarios July 15 Today s Index ready war vehicles.    u',ht'u    mm    lu    submit    seems to have got the name of IO hut was not released until hostages, Peres said Svria demanded W0Ptb °f HumPbrey advertising'the co-op slightly mixed up. In Friday, total Israeli withdrawal ‘from bU,S t0 thc nati0n’Su ,argest!any case, the bills were made It said John Gunther Dean. U. the Golan Lights ‘^xDectiM! ry. c0"°Perat,v*;    The co-op.    out correctly to "Associated    S. ambassador in Phnom Penh. us to fold un retreat anfj    ^oeiated M ilk    Producers,    Milk Producers, Inc., c-o Bob A.    was “energetic” in carrying out name ” But he said Israel would    lnc” ^as admitted    Pay*n£ tbe    Lilly.” Copies of them are also    what he perceived to be his mis- pamc. But he said israel would    bm illegally from corporate    in !hp fi£s Kach bore the    sion never relinquish all the Heights, flin.,„ J    1,1 !    f    ,    *    '    ll    ,. because “for 19 years they were    batement in the    fee    for    Mm    \A By h,s °wn admiss»°" he Novas statement is in thc nesota.    does    not    hesitate to give stra- open files of the senate Water- Taylor said. “This is SJon- bases of aggression against us.” “No Doubt of Ability” gate committee, along with a "We have no aggressive “Py of a 'e'te.r'n ^ichChest-plans.” Peres said. "We do TeTJiested the co<>p lobbyist, have defensive plans. ... We N(>*> Lilly, to pay the bills. are ready to continue thc dialog,    Invoked    Fifth The last of the bills was dated tegic military advice to Cam-May 8. On May 12, Chestnut bodian President Lon Nol or (Continued: Page 2, Col. 8.) I (Continued: Page 2. Col. 6.) but let there be no doubt of our Also ,    ,    ,, , ,    ,    included    are    two    can- ability to face any kind of con- w|ed corporate checks for frotation that is forced on us. $6 000 each and a statemcnt lhat The Cairo newspaper Akhbar Lilly sent thc checks to Chestnut el Yom quoted Egypt’s chief of for ‘forwarding to the advertis-staff, Lt. Gen. Abdel Gamasy, jng flrm as saying plans were also being Chestnut has invoked the ^ woman missing four days was Her son, Mike, 25, implemented in Egypt to con- Fifth Amendment and refused found alive Friday in the wreck- men; .-she had one Pinned in Wreck Four Days, Woman Rescued PETALUMA, Calif. (UPI) — while pinned in the wreckage, told news-of our primary concern Mormon Change 'Condescending' — Black Leaders SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -Black leaders are not satisfied with a change in Mormon church policy regarding leadership posts for black Boy Scouts. They called the move “racist and condescending” and said they’ll continue their discrimination suit. Black Scouts in church-sponsored troops were prevented from becoming senior patrol leaders because of a church requirement that leaders be these deacons quorum president, a front the possibility of a re- t0 testify to the committee a8c of ^ overturned auL>fhat (breath spray things and she I position held bv vountf members servers f felt’ wou,d c sumntion of war.    tn    th.    went    off    thc    road    and    landed    in    Dltain    spra>    imn&s    dna    snc    ^,!UOn    by    young    members    Nixon’s    lines    of    defenses Until now', only the 38 committee members have been permitted to listen. Four Rooms The committee set up four large rooms with earphones and established a week long tape-playing schedule for next week. It would require at least three hours a day for four days for a member to listen to all the tapes. Republicans who met in small groups with their elected leader, Rep. John J. Rhodes of Arizona, could not agree on what position they thought he* would take on impeachment. Rhodes called a news conference for Monday to announce his decision. A pro-impeachment stand by him, most observers felt, would decimate sumption of war.    about    corporate    payments    to the Hi* paper said Egypt has Humphrey campaigns in 1970 braced itself for any eventuality |an(j 1972.* Humphrey has denied arising from Israeli war pre-knowledge of the money, paragons. It said Israeli leaders Nova worked as a political ad-have been waging a war cam- vertising specialist for the now-paign and mobilization of Israeli bankrupt firm of Lennen & reserves was under way.    Newell, headquartered in New Soviet Agreement    ^ ork- ^    He said he advised the Pro-guerilla newspapers in    campaign on prep- Beirut said Russia has agreed aration of advertising materi-to supply the Palestinian gueril- ajs (Continued: Page 2, Col. 6.1 “Early in the campaign I re used that three or four times a tbe priesthood. “It never entered my mind” in the priesthood. a brush-covered creek bed.    u»uvu Theresa Harrington, 43, of No- day when her mouth got too s-    ,    any    that    Rhodes    would    do    anything vato was taken to a hospital dry.” where she was in fair condition. Her car ran off Highway 101 Doctors said she suffered a about midnight Monday and fell ..    .    ,    ,.    ...    ^ fractured rib. pelvis and thigh below the road level. It was sur-j    *P    *    *bfy *    are    better    qualified than the Tho church modified its policy said „ Rober, Miche, „„ Dday and said blacks can hold chairman of the house Roput else but fight impeachment, ), Republican campaign committee. “Try To Envision” Michel said he was undecided about whether to vote to im-a long-standing Brothers Reunited After 73 Years Church Page Comics Crossword Daily Record Dcnths Editorial Features Financial Marion Movies Sports Television Want Ads...... 3 5 5 2 * 4 ll ll 9. IO 8 12-15 ALBANY. N. Y. (AP) - Almost three-quarters of a century ago. Joseph Ixunbardo left his father’s small Italian farm and boarded a ship for America. He and his four brothers were never together again until a moving reunion at a busy airport. Joseph, 87, and three other brothers, now also in the U. S., greeted Domenico, 81, who flew here for a six-week stay from his ranch in Perth. Australia. Asked if he recognized Domenico after 73 years, Joseph smiled and said, “No, not hardly.” Carl, 85. was more direct: “I expected him to tx* more I at.” All five brothers, including Carmelo. 79, and Paul, 74, both of Dennison. Ohio, spent the remainder of the day in conversation. "We talked about the old country and tlx* old house ” said Paul. “Domenico told us there s nothing left over there. Floods destroyed most of our property ... I think it was about three years ago.” A full-scale reunion dinner tonight will include some of the brothers’ 26 children and many more-distant relatives. Several of the men said they could remember vividly that day in March, 1901, when Joseph left Siderno, Italy, for the promise of a new life. “I came for a better place to live,” said Joseph, still and numerous bruises.    rounded by manzanita bushes .    ________ .. Mrs. Harrington, listed with and could not be seen by pass-! H    *!•’ Novato police as a missing per- ing motorists.    JZZT lo fW? son since she vanished, was Thc highway patrol said two |e jn ^    °and    ^    Nixon reunited at the hospital    with her girls walking rn the area Friday    statement addcd that the church    friend. family.    heard Mrs. Harrington veil for    wjjj *<generaj|y** ac|here t0 the    “I try    to envision what feel- She had no water    or food; help and called rescuers.    old policy regarding Scout lead-in8s arc    going to go through my ers    mind    as    they’re    moving    the President out of the White House,” he said. Rep. Robert McCrory (IMH.) said Rhodes, in one of his meetings with Republicans, “said he’s not going to do any arm-twisting” on impeachment. McCrory and another judiciary committee Republican, Rep. Harold Froehlkh (Ww.), refused to sign Latta’s petition. Froehiich noted that Findley's resolution accuser Nixon of “moral insensitivity, negligence ,and maladministration.” “If those things don’t justify impeachment, what does?” he 'asked spry enough to walk about eight miles daily with Carl. Both live in Albany. Added Paul. “We didn t get rich, but we made a good living.” One by one, the other brothers followed Joseph's lead in leaving the farm, which today is tended by their two sisters and their families. Joseph and Carl were settled in Albany in 1908, working as laborers on Hudson river docks, when their father, Vincent, came to America to take them home But he was killed in a railroad accident and the brothers stayed Carmelo came in 1913 and took a job with the Pennsylvania Railroad, where he worked 45 years before retir ing in Ohio. He later was joined by Paul. Domenico returned to the family farm after serving with the Italian army in World war I. When his six sons and three daughters eventually left for Australia, he joined them in 1960 in running a 1,000-acre sheep and cattle ranch. The reason for the family’s long lifespan is a secret, said Joseph, but he noted the long walks he and Carl take daily. “We used to walk IO miles, this year it’s eight and now next year it'll maybe be six miles,” Joseph said. “I can’t complain. We’re not young any more. We were young once, but that was 40, 50 years ago ” Pentagon Hiring Retired Doctors WASHINGTON (Alo - Thc Pentagon, faced with a critical shortage of military doctors, plans to hire retired armed ‘forces physicians and pay them I civilian salaries in addition to their full service pensions. Officials, announcing the un precedent step Friday, said the program was needed to • clase a gap of some 1,800 physi-; cians that resulted from tlx* end of the doctor draft last year. They said they had received Civil Service Commission approval in this case to waive a (regulation under which retired regular military officers must forfeit nearly half their retirement pay if they obtain civilian jobs with the federal government. f Tocfiif/’x Chuckle The best way to enjoy a beautiful, productive garden Is to live next door to one and cultivate your neighbor. Copyright ;

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