Cedar Rapids Gazette, August 11, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette

August 11, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - August 11, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa They're (In Section A) Fashions for School C.luthcs in Pictures (In Section C) Section A Weather- Partly t-Ioudy Sunday, with high near 80 mid a 30 percent chance rain. Cooler Sunday night, low near 60. VOUMK '.12 Xt MBKK RAINS HELP ASSOCIATED PiiKSS, UPI, YORK TIMES Peking USSR and Get Ford Notes WASHINGTON (AP) Pres dent Ford has sent persona messages to the leaders of tin Soviet Union and mainlam China affirming that he wil follow the foreign policy line: of Richard Nixon, a Whiti House spokesman said Satur day. Press Secretary Jerald Ter Horst said the two Communis Speech Monday Night NEW YORK (AP) Live coverage of President Ford's Monday night address to a joint session of congress will be provided by the CBS, NBC and AbC jadio and television networks and the Mutual Broadcasting System begin- ning at 8 Iowa time. countries were among the firsl to be contacted as Ford began on Friday sending similar mes- sages to governments through- out the world. In Jersualem, the Israeli gov- ernment said it had received a message from Ford promising long-range American support for Israel's defensive and eco- nomic well-being. "Full Continuity" A message to U.N. Secretary- General Waldheim promised "full continuity in the conduct of our national affairs." Secretary of State Kissinger and his top aides met with more than 60 ambassadors of African, Asian and European nations in groups and individually Satur- day to assure them of the con- tinuity of U.S. foreign policy. May Be Too Late Rescue Crops To Hot Work Photo by Tom Merryman Detasseling is a regular summer activity for many young people seeking summer jobs. Shown at work in a field on the Danny Kimm farm, 2 and a half miles south of highway 30 on the Blairstown road just west of Cedar Rapids, are from left, Terri McKern, 555 West Ninth avenue, Marion; Denise Hunt, 296 Fifth avenue, Marion; Sonja Willett, 2480 Twenty-second ave- nue, Marion, and on the tractor, Debbie Sykes, Amana. They were among the some young people hired by the Pioneer Seed Co. of Marengo to detassel some acres of corn in the Blairstown area. The season sta'rted in mid-July and ended last week. Detasseling is part of the process of breeding a strain of hybrid corn. Years ago detasselers walked through the fields, pulling tassels. Today they ride slow moving machines to do the same job. By Associated Press More than an inch of rain fell Friday night in Gruntly Center and forecaster Paul Waite said the drouth that hit the corn belt is over. But the rain may have come too late to save much of the corn and other crops that feed the chickens and cattle which in turn provide the nation's meat, milk and poultry. Breadbasket Worse yet, some forecasters say Itlic drouth may not be over Turks Want New Setup For Cyprus GENEVA (AP) Turkey and he Turkish Cypriots demanded on Saturday a new political setup for Cyprus giving Turkish Cypriots nearly one-third of the island. Turkish Foreign Ministe Turan Gunes and Turkish Cy priot leader Rauf DenktasJi als told the Cyprus peace confer ence they no longer recognize for many areas in the bread- basket states of the Midwest and Southwest. While rain fell on parts of Kansas, Missouri and other states in the thirsty Midwest, other areas were still parched, especially in the Southwest. "There's still a said Allen Pearson, head of National Weather Service in Kansas City which forecasts severe storms for the whole nation. He singled out an area which covers most of eastern New Mexico, the southeast third of Colorado, west Texas -and the Texas Panhandle, Oklahoma, most of Kansas and Missouri, the southeast half of Nebraska and the southwest half of Iowa. Needs Water "It raised a little in many areas and only threatened in Pearson said Saturday. "Who knows whether this "rain will keep up through the next few weeks. area needs water, spread evenly around." Instead, there were 10 to 20 On the domestic front, Ford asked the present cabinet to stay on, was assured of its con- tinued support and solicited sealed recommendations Satur- day for the choice of a new vice-president. Ford met with his inherited full cabinet in the Oval office of the White House for 45 min- utes and said he hoped that they, as well as heads of in- dependent agencies, would all stay aboard in the new admini- stration. Ford said he did not even want the customary formal resignations. Kissinger Support Nab Suspect in Oarrasco Case UVALDE, Texas (AP) The third of four men charged with capital murder in connection with the Huntsville prison shoot- ings has been arrested near here. Texas Ranger Joaquin Jack- son said Jimmy Dan Brown, 28, was apprehended at his home in Sabrinal Friday night after Brown's mother notified Uvalde county sheriff's deputies. Brown, arraigned before Jus-: lice of the Peace Jerry White, Aides' Threat to Nixon (AP) Three of former President Nix- on's top aides privately threat- ened to resign if Nixon did not release transcripts of taped con versations in which he suggest- ed a Watergate cover-up. Knight Newspapers, Inc., said. The copyright story appeared in Knight newspapers, including Sunday editions of the Philadel- phia Inquirer and the Detroit Free Press. It was based on in- formation from members of congress. White House officials and others in the executive I branch, the Knight story said. was jailed in lieu of oond. Two brothers, Don Michael I It said white Housc chief of and William Henry Kolsten, are staff Alexander Haig and pre- county in the Walker charged with capital Cis-i lawj'ers hardt and James St. Clair met Monday in the Oval office and told Nixon they and the entire Watergate legal staff would quit if the tapes were not "Now we wish to express PP 'led weapons to Ircdj released. (Continued: Page 3, Col. 3.) (Continued: Page 3, Col. 8.) The three tapes, made Kissinger, top man in the cabinet, responded for the en- 1 under bond. tire group, saying they wel- sougW is George corned the opportunity to I form a national service. All four arc alleged to have days after the Watergate brca- k i n and released Monday, showed Nixon instructed aide H. R. Haldeman to try and block the investigation of the June 17, 1972, Watergate breakin. The story said St. Clair first learned of the damaging evi- dence on July 31 when he began listening to the tapes the su- preme court had ordered sur- rendered to Judge John Sirica. St. Clair informed Haig of the taped material on Aug. 1, and Haig immediately went to the President, the story said. "It's fair to say that Haig led a movement for resignation. He knew what had to be done for the country and for the Pres- ident himself, and he guided it. !He was a tower of strength." a ranking Republican source was [quoted as saying. I "St. Clair was in an unethical j [situation. All of us had bcenj sixideceived and ii sunnd that had kept something from the (house) judiciary committee. The tapes had to be given to the 'Slow Motion Shorty1 Wins Hobo Title BRITT (UPI) Slow Motion t. committee quickly and with the j Shorty, a vagabond from Ro- f clear -understanding that St.jchelle, 111., Saturday was' s Clair had had nothing to do with I crowned King of the Railriders hiding a member of St.! at the National Hobo conven- Clair's staff was quoted as say-jtion. Slow Motion, whose real name is Arthur William Parker, de- feated 11 candidates, including five authentic hobos, in a spe- cial run-off contest. Applause ing. Haig and St. Clair allowed one of Nixon's staunches! de- fenders in the judiciary com- mittee, Rep. Charles Wiggins the legality of the 1960 Cypru constitution, which unites Gree Cypriots and Turkish Cypriot in a single nation without ethnic boundaries. Self-Ruling The new setup would concen- trate the island's Turkish Cypriots in 30 percent of the ter- leaving the Greek Cypriots to share the rest. Each would be with a central government exercising o n t r o 1 only over defense, oreign affairs and fiscal policy. There was no immediate reac- :ion to the Turkish demand rom Greek and Greek Cypriot delegates, but previously they .this whole is six inches of fluctuating terns, and thunderstorm sys- they threatened to (R-Calif.) to read the tran scripts Aug. 2, apparently without Nixon's knowledge, the story said. Wiggins said the material wasj devastating and Nixon had twoj options, claim the Fifth Amend-! ment and withhold (he material; or consider resigning, the story, said. It said St. Clair told Wiggins; he material would be released (Continued Page3 Col 1 i 'an. from the crowd of more than! would have strongly opposed any par- tition of Cyprus. Cyprus President Glafcos derides a Greek Cypriot told the Associated Press in an interview Saturday that he was prepared to offer self-rule to the island's Turkish minority but fi.OOO jamming this tiny north- the oppose geographic divi- John Wastor, grain market re- orter for the USDA in Kansas ity, said no one knows enough et to talk intelligently about rop loss. "The crops are going to be arvested before we know what. re he said. Bill House, a former president f the American National Catt- emen's Assn. who 'has been arming since 1938 near Cedar ale in southeast Kansas, said: This is the first time I can turning Cyprus into one j remember such a total disaster and the Hard Rock Kid lflllgc refugee camp." j in grain and grazing. The heat Maury "Steam Train" Gra- j Little Point jjg Gunes told newsmen is that there is no corn in sion first because that would be a step toward permanent central Iowa town decided winner. j partition. Other hobos in the run-off in- Clerides said moving around eluded the Pennsylvania Kid, jlnc population of Cyprus "would Big Tom Gorman, Connecticut'mean dominate the weather with hard and sudden showers'over limit- ed areas for the next few days. Waite, a forecaster in Des Mbines, said he thinks the drouth is over, using scientific measurements. But practically speaking, crops still may be in rouble. Some states, like Indiana, got ight showers that didn't last ong enough to do much good, "urther west, many fields were it by the kind of devastating ainstorms that either pound lants into the ground and rown their roots or run off aster than the parched earth an absorb the water. No One Knows ham of Toledo, Ohio, was the defending 'king but did not vie for another title. Graham, who said he was (Continued: i unless the Greek Cypriots quit resisting Turkish plans for a stepping j total revision of the constitution. Col.'l.i (Continued: Paw 3. t.'ol. 4.1 the corn belt." He said the steep increase prospect in feed of a grain Morton Says History Will Balance Nixon Tragedy with Achievements By Dale Kueler WEST BRAXCH-Secretary of the Interior Rogers C. R. Morion said Saturday that "history will be fair to Rich- ard Nixon and balance the tragedy of this hour with the long list of his achievements.1' Morton spoke to an estimat- ed persons on the final day of a week-long commemo- ration program on the 100th anniversary of Herbert Hoover's birth. Morton look the rostrum .slightly more than three hours after his (irst cabinet meeting with President Kurd. The po- dium was Hie one that former President Nixon would have used if his appearance hadn't been cancelled during the week in which events cul- minated in his resignation. T h c audience applauded Morton after his forecasts on how history will treat Nixon, lie said he believed Nixon resigned truly believing it to be in the best interests of the nation. "1 extend In him and his family my compassion and prayers and also express to him my deep gratitude for the privilege and high honor of serving in his cabinet.1' Morton said the orderly transfer of power and position lo President Ford "is proof of I he strength of our presidency and the institution of our gov- ernment. Every American can Chuckle If you really think yon can communicate with plants, the next time you talk to poison ivy, ask it what the liif! idea is! have confidence in his country and pride in our Constitution." Then departing from pre- pared remarks, Morton said. "If we in America will have confidence in what we can be, there is no reason why we should fear fof the future of this great nation. "It is a nation bound to- gether by the spiritual strength of strong, creative, freedom-loving people." Morton told newsmen 'thai he wasn't running for vice- preside n t bill that he wouldn't decline it if the new President asked him. Mor- ton's name is one of a number mentioned for vice-president. Later, when someone asked for his autograph, pointing out the signature may be thai of the vice-president by next week, Morion said "that is a Col. ROGERS C. B. Morton, U. S. secretary of the interior, is shown Saturday at West Branch chatting with Iowa Gov. Robert Ray and Mrs. Ray just before he spoke during events commemorating the 100th birthday of Herbert Hoover, the only native lowan ever to become President. (Continued: Page 3, Col. 6.) Today's Index SECTION A Lato Ncwi ijr3l Report Card Deaths City Hall Nolei Accent On Youfh Editorial! SECTION B Iowa News Food Frjnk Nyc'i Political Notes Marion Television New York Stoeki Financial Building Movies Record Rcvfcwi Farm SECTION C Social Arnund the Town New Books Travel SECTION D Outdoor lows Want Adi CrOiJWOrd ;