Cedar Rapids Gazette, August 15, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette

August 15, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - August 15, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Weather-- Chance of rain tonight and Friday. Lows tonight, mid 60s. Highs Friday, mid 70s. VOLUME 92 — NUMBER 218 Uh* Cedar LO rn mtiit CITY FINAL 15 CENTS CEDAR RAPIDS. IOWA. THURSDAY, AUGUST lo, 1974 ASSOCIATED PRESS, UPI, NEW YORK TIMES GREECE: NO WAR Attempt on Park Fails; Wife Killed Gazette Leased Wires SEOUL — A gunman Thursday shot and killed the wife of South Korean President Chung Hee Park arid a teenaged schoolgirl in an unsuccessful attempt to assassinate Park as he delivered a nationally televised speech in a crowded theater. The would-be presidential assassin, a suspected member of an anti-government youth group, was wounded by security guards and taken into custody. Mrs. Park, 49, admired by many Korean women as a model of true national beauty, was struck in the head by a bullet intended for her husband. The gunman ran screaming down the aisle in the crowded (Photos on Picture Page) SA^A^A/VWSA^AAA/WVWSAAAAiN theater where Park was delivering a speech commemorating Korea’s liberation from Japan in World war II. Before the eyes of the 2,500 persons in the audience and untold thousands watching on television, the gunman opened fire at the podium. Ducked Park ducked behind the lectern and moments later his wife slumped to the floor, mortally wounded. Another bullet struck a 17-year-old high school girl seated in the third row. Mrs. Park died in Seoul Na-1 tional University hospital six hours after unsuccesful surgery to save her life. The school girl, Chang Dong Hwa, was killed instantly. After Mrs. Park and the girl were carried bleeding from the auditorium and the wounded gunman was removed. Park said: “I will resume my statement.’’ He talked for five minutes, then the girls’ choir sang for a few minutes. The president received a standing ovation as he left the theater for the university hospital to be with his wife. Park and the couple's three children were at Mrs. Park’s bedside when she died, a government spokesman said. Her body was then taken to the Blue House, the presidential mansion, one hour later. From Japan Korean presidential spokesman Sang Jim Kim said the assassin carried a Japanese passport. but in Tokyo Foreign Minister Toshio Kimura said the assailant was a Korean residing in Japan. Japanese police identified the suspect as Mun Se Kwang, 22, of Osaka, Japan, and said he was a member of an anti-Park (Continued: Page 3, Col. 3.) Premier Deals Blow to NlXOII Gds \ J '"“' t SN SR ..X Migratory Waterfowl Stamp This painting by James Landenberger, Cedar Rapids Gazette advertising artist, is the illustration for Iowa's 1974 migratory waterfowl stamp. A print of the painting was presented to Gov. Robert Ray Thursday by Landenberger during a ceremony in Ray's office at Des Moines. The duck stamps, featuring a pair of gadwalls, are on sale at county recorder's offices throughout Iowa at $1 each. Revenue from the sale of Iowa waterfowl stamps is used for various waterfowl conservation programs in the state. Waterfowl hunters in Iowa are required to purchase a state stamp as well as the federal duck stamp. Greek Cypriot Hopes ATHENS (AP) — Premier,nently based on Cyprus, was Constantine Caramanlis ruled'one of the main targets of the; out the possibility of militarily I assault, and fighting raged at confronting Turkey on Cyprus in midday, remarks prepared for a nation-! The camp, known as the; wide speech Ihursday night. Eldyk, is on the main western! Caramanlis in his radio and highway to Morphou. It lies two! television address said an miles outside the capital, about armed confrontation was im- a mile from the perimeter of possible due to distance as well Cyprus airport, still in Greek as the known accomplished hands. fact ” -TU .. .    *    n    Reached    Famagusta The nearest point to Cyprus    h from Greece is about 300 miles. The invading Turks reached: Turkey ie 45 miles away from!^amagusta< 35 miles east of the eastern Mediterranean is- Nicosia, earlier in the day. But lasd.    j the Greek Cypriots claimed they Dashed Hopes    halted the other arm of the ~    t „ , J Turkish drive to cut off the Caramanlis statement all but: nor(hcrn ,hlrd of Cyprus _ a dashed the hopes of Greek-force movjng toward Lefka on Cypriots for help in their fight-;,hc northwcst coast 20 mi,es mg on Cyprus against over- from the j(a| whelming Turkish forces.    „    .    , Caramanlis, 67, stressed how- LF?!na*ue‘a was under heavy ever that Greece's "defensive !I^k!fNand1/rUl^ a ta5k' capability is absolute. Greece is!B.m U .N' t?ld,c_rs d^ou"ted a ‘________________________ claim by thc Turkish Cypriot radio that armored units had broken through to the Turkish (Photos on Picture Page) and will remain unassailable Cyp,riots in lha °“ walled mcdi' against any foreign invasion.” eval sector of Famagusta, the I Movement on Trade Bill WASHINGTON (AP) —Ireform bill, may now be re-j Three senators who have op-!s°lved Discretionary Jackson said there is now movement to give President posed passage of a trade bill to insist on free emigration for So- Viet Jews said Thursday after Ko7d'd7^rctiona?y''authorit7in meeting with President Ford the trade bill, presumably to that there are indications the grant the Soviets most-favored-problem can be solved and thc nation treatment and tariff im-bill passed    pavements in return for some .....    assurances ot freer Jewish em- Were moving in the direc-L^ and an cnd wha( hc tion of an agreement and there described as harassment of So-has been significant Sovietjviet Jews and the limitation of movement.” said Sen. Jackson the numbers permitted to leave , i>wash )    their homeland “We're getting off dead ,Thef provisions will be in-center,” said Sen Ribicoff, |D- clud<-'d "I die bill, Jackson said ,Q)nn ,    Jackson said Soviet Ambas- sador Anatoly Dobrynin, who tan Be assed    returned from his country for a Senator Javits (R-N.Y.) said meeting Wednesday at the they agreed the role of the Pres- White House with President ident was a decisive one in the Ford, ‘‘has addressed himself to situation and predicted the ne- this specific problem.” gotiations now underway will be Jackson emphasized that the successful and a trade bill “can meeting with Dobrynin and be passed.”    Ford s ‘‘direct intervention in The three senators emerged this matter has given it new from an hour-long scrambled momentum and new move-eggs breakfast meeting with ment.” Ford and Secretary of State Kis-    Vice-President singer to tell reporters that! Ford indicated Thursday he Ford's ‘‘direct participation . . . plans to announce his choice of and intervention” in the matter a vice-president some time in had given them new hope that the coming weekend, the Jewish emigration issue,1 Speculation centered on which has stalemated the trade former Gov. Nelson Rockefeller of New York, followed closely by Republican National Chairman George Bush, a former Texas congressman and ex-ambassador to the United Nations. A White House spokesman said Wednesday that Ford might delay the selection for a few days because of preoccupation with the Cyprus crisis. As Ford headed out the door of his Alexandria, Va., home this morning to drive to work at the White House, a reporter asked when he would make the announcement. ‘‘No earlier than the weekend,” he replied. House Committee Approves Task Force on Cost of Living WASHINGTON (AP> — The about the effectiveness of this makeup should include reprehouse banking committee voted task force approach but let’s sedatives of labor and manage-27 to 7'Thursday•to give Pres- give the President's suggestion ■ mcm as we„ as g0vernmcnt. ident Ford the Cost of Living a try, he said. task force he requested to moni- Rep    <D-Calif.) said H    1    *    p    vsould tor wage and price actions. “(bis bill really does nothing. mcdude on,y representatives of The proposal still faces action The President can do this With ee executive branch. by the full house and by the!an executive order right now ! Biemiller said labor would senate.    This is only a vehicle to appro- have no part of another wage- The bill will go to the house prjate $1 millionPrice control system, such as floor on Monday under a parlia- •■Frankly. I would utilize my 1 hat under President Nixon. The' mentary procedure which re- boney moon in a better fashion if net result of that system, Bie-quires a two-thirds vote for ap- r Were President ” Bees said miller said, was a decrease in proval.    The    AFUCIO endorsed the workers’buying power. Hoped To Win    proposal    Thursday, with some Kenneth Rush, economic coun* Senator Sparkman (D-Ala.) reservatjons    selor to the President, said the chairman of the banking com-    ,    Ford administration considers mittee, said he hoped to win ap-    *    11 retenri    the task force as “one part of proval by the full senate Thurs ‘ In tin' name of honesty and our over-all anti-inflationary ar senal, whose major weapons continue to be responsible fiscal and monetary policy.” Senator Javits (R-N.Y.) told day.    (fair dealing with the American ‘‘If the task force does not public, don’t pretend this task work I hope — and believe — j force is an answer to the eco-the President is honest enough nomic problems of America.” to come back to the congress! Andrew Biemiller, chief lobbyist The committee he felt the and ask for a more comprehen- for the labor federation, told the agency should be given authori-sive program.” said Rep Pat- senate committee.    jty    to    ‘‘delay    the    implementation man. (D-Texas), chairman of Biemiller said the AFL-CIO of any unreasonable price or the house banking committee. will go along with the task wage increase for a period not ‘‘Many of us have doubts (force, but added it felt the in excess of (SO days.” Ford Opposes Zero - Growth Ecology Pitch SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -President Ford said Thursday that ‘zero growth” environmental policies fly in the face of human nature and must be rejected in favor of reasonable compromises. The President said last winter’s energy crisis demonstrated that the nation must mine and use more coal, drill for more oil on the ocean’s continental shelf, develop oil shale resources and speed construction of nuclear power plants. ‘‘There are some well-meaning people who see the environmental issue as an ‘either, or’ proposition,” Ford said in a statement read at the F^xpo 74 world fair by Interior Secretary1 Morton. ‘‘They would make the environment the overriding consideration in all our activities, regardless of the consequences, re- j gardless of the sound, middle-ground alternatives that might be worked out.” F’ord said although environmentalists argue for zeros growth as the only course for world resource salvation, their! goal was impossible because (“man isn’t built to vegetate or I stagnate — we like to progress, ive have ideas, we have hopes land dreams of a better world. (Continued: Page 3, Col. 8.) President Urges Compliance with Truce on Cyprus WASHINGTON (AP) - Pres-ident Ford made a personal 'statement on the Cyprus crisis !Thursday saying he ‘ strongly I urges immediate compliance with the relevant U. N. ceasefire resolution.” Presidential spokesman Jerald terHorst said the President also wanted to call attention to a statement issued by the state department Wednesday that the IU. S. disapproves of the Turkish military action rn Cyprus. Ford’s comment Thurs day was directed to the Turkish and world community, terHorst said, and represented both the personal view of the President and the U. S. position. The President contin ued, meanwhile, to confer with Secretary of State Kissinger, who terHorst said was continuing his role in diplomatic efforts to get both sides to agree to a ceasefire ‘‘that will stick.” The Washington Special Action Group, consisting of Kis- (Continued: Page 3, Col. 3.) He! blamedB the nation's “cond largest city on Cyprus present pus,.,on on Cyprus t0 the slandSmost,m^ran the military regime that ruled Cyprus President Glafcos prior to handing over power to ^ridei ca||ed a c0„fercncc ot c I S°nT Uif0u r    j    Greek Cypriot leaders to probe Earlier Turluah Cypriot radio ,heir rt£.tj#ns on conceB,ons said Turkish forces captured thc (hc Turks ar(. |ed (0 dc. eastern    Cypriot    port    of    Fama-jmjnd becjusc J    (heir ovcr. gus a    hursday    and    the    Grec    whelming military    presence on Cypriot naval base in the Bogh- c 15    r az area IO miles to the north. A scnjor Cyprus govcrnmcnt official who declined to be identified said: “ .    . . thc big powers and the U.    N. Security Council appear unwilling to take .oui WUcLu.nl lo ac luau Ute, very existence, let alone the ter-iritorial integrity of an independent Cyprus.” Marathon negotiating went on in private throughout Wednes- It also said a Turkish assault !on Lefka began on the western ! part of Cyprus, and Turkish forces launched attacks on the eastern and western approaches of Nicosia, the capital To Bisect The moves against F'amagus-ta, Nicosia and Lefka seemed to be further confirmation that Turkish invasion forces were (*a-v ^ ^ate 'ni0 n^t trying to bisect Cyprus along Weary delegates from the lo an easi-west line that would;natlons makin2 UP ,he councd slice off the northern third of! l»s'P°n«i an ‘'•'gently schedule island to create a Turkish ulied “ssl°n, Wednesday night autonomous region.    when they failed to reach acon- “Wc are in a desperate situa-!s'nsus on what sleps might tion,    ready to clutch at any j    i?® saccesa‘ straw    to save ourselves or pre-    Tho Brltlsh government said serve as much as we can,” a se-i11*" *,as v!r,ual|y n°dM*e of nior Cyprus government official a <Momatte breakthrough to sajd    resolve the Cyprus crisis until The sound of explosions shook Turkish troops stopped advanc- Nicosia intermittently, mingling ln!i,on . ls , with the noise of machine gun, Thc Sovie‘ Communist party and small arms fire from the “WfPaP*r Pravda *arned Green    Line — the no-man's land    TP™S crisis    could    spread, dividing the embattled Greek fcreal,nS a "I™1 “> lhe com-and Turkish sectors of the city, cion peace and security of pco- The    renewed fighting, which P . pU,L    .,    , ?,r *, started at dawn, shattered i:™1 on the North Atlantic cease-fire agreed to by both.]p,^a,>r Orgaimation .and .re-sides Wednesday night, the lull newed a call for withdrawal of lasted only through the hours of ad f°re,gn froops ^1C is* darkness.    ,    . Meanwhile, The camp of the 950-strong Greek army contingent, perma- Greek F'oreign (Continued: Page 3, Col. 5.) Kidnaped by Mistake AP Wirephoto Today's Chuckle Newspaper headlines can he misleading. ‘‘Man Hit by Train Critical.” You really can’t blame him. — Copyriaht Eneeta Afatasi, 3, is safe in the arms of her mother, Mrs. Seitota Afatasi, after being accidentally kidnaped in San Francisco Tuesday. She was in the back seat of the family ca r when it was stolen but was found unharmed in the abandoned car Wednesday. Police said she apparently spent the night in the car and was coloring with crayons when she was found. Cover-Up Subpoena Gazette Lea.net] Wires WASHINGTON - Former President Nixon was subpoenaed Thursday to appear as a witness for John Ehrlichman in the Watergate cover-up trial next month. The subpoena was filed in U. S. district court by Ehrlichman’s lawyer, Andrew Hall. It said: ‘‘You are commanded to appear in U. S. district court for the District of Columbia ... on the 9th day of September, 1974. at 9:30 a.m. to testify on behalf of John Ehrlichman ... and to remain until called.” 'lo San Clemente The subpoena was addressed to Nixon at the ‘‘presidential compound, San Clemente, Calif.” where the former President moved after resigning his office last Friday. Ehrlichman, formerly domestic counsel to Nixon, had been one of the former President’s closest advisers. There was no indication in the filing at district court that thc .subpoena actually had been served. Any party in a lawsuit may issue subpoenas for witnesses without prior court approval. However the recipient may ask the court to dismiss a subpoena later. One of Six Ehrlichman is one of six de- iendanls scheduled %.% go on trial Sept. 9 on charges of obstructing justice by attempting to thwart the investigation of the Watergate breakin at the Democratic party’s national headquarters in 1972. Nixon was named an unindicted coconspirator in the case. Tile other defendants are former White House chief of staff H. R. Haldeman; former Attorney General Mitchell; former Haldeman aide Gordon Strachan, former Nixon re-election committee aide and one-; time Assistant Attorney General Robert Mardian; and Kenneth Wells Parkinson, a re-election * committee lawyer. Earlier Subpoena Ehrlichman had attempted to (subpoena Nixon while he was still Presider*. That was in connection with California state charges against F3hrlichman, most of which have since been dismissed, growing out of the breakin at the office of Daniel Ellsberg’s psychiatrist, Dr. Lewis Fielding of Beverly Hills. A California judge issued a subpoena in that case but before the Washington, D. C., superior court could act on it, the issue was made moot by dismissal of the charges. Ehrlichman was convicted July 12 in U. S. district court on one count of conspiring to violate F'ielding’s civil rights and two counts of lying to a Watergate grand jury. He was sentenced to serve 20 months to 5 years in prison, but is free while appealing the sentence. Ehrlichman’s action Thursday was the first legal step taken against Nixon since he resigned last week. The subpoena came as special (Watergate prosecutor Leon Ja-worski was reported to be (studying the possibility of taking legal action against the former President. Today s Index Comics ..    .   .......... 31 Crossword ...... — 31 Dally Record ................3 Deaths ............  3 Editorial Features...........h Farm     H Financial ..................St Marion     2* Movies    3<i Society ........  16-19 Sports  .............    21-25 Slate ...................... Television ................. 30 Want Ads........ . • ■ 34*39 ;

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