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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - August 20, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Weather- Chance of rain tonight and Wednesday. Low tonight, 65 to 70. Highs Wednesday, 85 to 90. WI. VOLUME 92 —NUMBER 223 CITY FINAL 15 CENTS CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA. TUESDAY, AUGUST 20, 1971 ASSOCIATED PRESS, UPI, NEW YORK TIMES 3 Sought In Slaying Of Envoy By Associated Press Warrants were issued in Nicosia Tuesday for the arrest of three persons in connection with the slaying of the U. S. ambassador to Cyprus, Rodger Davies. Davies was killed during an anti-American riot at the embassy in Nicosia on Monday, and Greek, Turkish and Cypriot leaders expressed shock and abhorrence over the slaying. The names of the three suspects and further details of the police investigation into the riot were not disclosed in an official Greek Cypriot government statement, announcing the issue of the warrants. Diplomatic sources in Nicosia, contending Davies was deliberately assassinated, said all of the 40 or more shots fired at the building were aimed either at Davies’ office or his apartment. The sources said at least two gunmen were involved and that they used military weapons. They said they believed the arms may have been Soviet-made AK-47 automatic rifles. These are the weapons issued to the Greek Cypriot national guardsmen. U. S. sources in Nicosia said the embassy might be closed temporarily, and an official said unessential files were being burned “to make the job quicker if we decide to go.” But there was no indication from the state department in Washington of any such action. Lindsay Grant, the embassy's second in command, was flown from a vacation in Scotland to replace Davies. There were these other developments in the Cyprus situation: The British government in London announced it began a new initiative toward resuming Cyprus peace talks by sounding out the possibilities for com promise with Cyprus President Glafcos derides. It said similar diplomatic contacts were planned with Foreign Ministers George Mavros of Greece and Turan Gunes of Turkey, and Rauf Denktash, t h e Turkish I Indictments Of Officers Are Upheld By Roland Krekcler Motions to set aside indictments against five suspended Cedar Rapids police officers and one former officer have been overruled by Linn District Judge William Eads. In a ruling Tuesday the judge noted a difference between the grand jury status in these cases and the status in a 1971 decision of the Iowa supreme court. In the previous case, he said, the high court said the grand jury could not be extended into another year because the personnel of the grand jury were ineligible to serve beyond that calendar year, and therefore the grand jury was composed of illegal jurors. “All for 1974*’ In the case at hand, he said, grand jurors were all jurors for 1974. He said it would “be contrary to the spirit of the unified court system and the modern desire to have substance prevail over form to hold a grand jury must end whether it has completed its business or not on the last day of the term. . . In the words of current diplomatic language, this court will ‘tilt’ for common sense.” Defendants Indicted for alleged perjury and obstruction of justice in an alleged conspiracy to injure the reputations of other officers are Public Safety Commissioner James Steinbeck, a former detective, and Wallace Johnson, Robert Manchester, Darwin New Yorker Picked For Vice presidency —AP Wirephoto President Ford Introduces Nelson Rockefeller as His Choice for Vice-president Rocky: Still Zestful Figure at 66 ALBANY (AP) — “The vice-! his tenure in the vice-presidency run, his vice-pre^dent would be president is standby equip-'an interesting one.    the    likeliest candidate. In either ment,” Nelson Rockefeller used to say. “I don’t think I’m cut out to be a No. 2 type of a guy.” Eye on White House lease, the nation’s No. 2 job I acquired an attractiveness for For 15 eventful years, Rocke- Rockefeller it had not previous- But that was when Rocke- feller dominated New Yorl{ ly possessed, feller was a live candidate for state P«‘tics and government the presidency, back in 1964 and 1968. Now, the vice-presidency of- “Too Liberal” like a titan. He obviously relished the power he acquired i Much of the debate leading up and took a zestful pride in the to the selection of a vice-Ammeter, Kenneth Millsap and    fered him bv    President Ford is    things he accomplished with it.    j president focused    on conserya- Donald Rosdail. All but Johnson    probably    Rockefeller’s last    And through it all he kept his    Lyes allegations    that Rocke- are also charged with conspira-1 chance for national office. eye on yet more power - the feller is too liberal for a Repub- cy.    I    still    nobody who watched the j° b in the white House -    ! llcan administratlor b and on hls »    e    l    j t j    I,'    ’ *ii* • ,    When    he    resigned as governor defenders’ assertions that he be- • !L ey .l ,h t defendants nrulti-miflionaire s career j* la ^cember he dM lo ,X came more conservative in re-indicated the possibility of ap- governor of New York could i ldbL    mu su uimer pealing the ruling to the Iowa'deny that he does not appear to    con rived plan tai pu cwt years, supreme court will be discussed    bo “cut out to    be a No. 2 type of I    ^flf in position for one final    But, if his record as governor with tho    a Cliv " and    that might make    ‘O' at the White House in 1976.    is any indication,    he was never He was 65 — he is 66 now and an ideological liberal and is not with the defendants. Earlier the questions raised in the motions were taken directly    Vn+Pc Jn to the surreme court, which in- ”0^56 YOTcS formed the defense that the matter should be ruled on in district court before being considered by the high court. Standard Time For 4 Months Impeachment Inquiry Ends would be 68 in 1976—but he is (now an ideological conservative as ambitious and vigorous as {The central thread that ran ever.    I through all his actions instead Commission Head I was bigness — big ideas, big He left the governorship and Promises, big spending, big .the difficult task of retaining it|chance - rather than any fixed WASHINGTON (AP) - A bill | this Novcmber , 0 Malcolm Wil-I concepts or approaches. to take the nation off year-round ison tireless and loyal lieu-Daylight Saving time was ap-; tenant governor . proved Monday by the house, Rockefeller went off to head the Commission on Critical Choices for Americans, which him a platform for travel and, speaking engagements across j the nation. From those, he 383 to 16, and sent to the senate. It provides that clocks be set  __  ,    .back one hour on the last Sun-., WASHINGTON (API — TheLj a y ^ October and then set be set U P and f manced to study Cypriot vice-president of Cyprus. I bouse quickly passed without I forward a£ y ain on the last Sun - emerging world and national A Greek air foree source iii debate Tuesday a resolution to da v toFebrua™    j    problems. Athens said France has flown 44 accept its judiciary committee’s Unless congress passes other The commission was to give By Ford Clark Mirage jets to Greece for the final report on the case for its, legislation, this four-month Greek air force in addition to proposed articles of impeach- ( change will revert next year to military equipment already!ment against former President!the traditional formula of six shipped to Greece in the last! Nixon.    | months of Standard and six | hoped, he would emerge as the month. But a spokesman for the ] The house vote was 412-3. Vot-j months of Daylight time. I man most likely to lead a Re-French embassy in Athens ling no were Reps. Landgrebe Year-round Daylight Saving publican party demoralized by denied the planes were shipped. (R Ind.), Montgomery (D-Miss.)Rime was adopted last year as; Watergate to victory in 1976. The civilian government in and Passman (D-La.).    la fuel conservation step during) But presidential resignation Greece increased its authority! The vote signaled the end of [the energy crisis. The Federal! got in the way. over the military by firing the) the impeachment inquiry. I Energy Administration esti-j When Richard Nixon gave up commander-in-chief of the arm- A vote to accept the report mates the energy saving under the White House to Gerald Ford, ed forces and his eight top of- ; cannot be translated as an en- the new bill will be close to the I he made Ford the almost cer-ficers and replacing them with. dorsement of the committee,! percent achieved nationally I tain Republican nominee for foes of the ousted military junta, recommendations.    last winter.    ’    11976. Should Ford choose not to Secretary of State Kissinger  ---—_____--- Ray Wells Quits Post At Iowa City IOWA CITY—Ray Wells, 40, city manager at Iowa City since 1972, Tuesday confirmed he is Ray Wells V' /%■ JKK In the early years he identified housing and water pollution as big problems, and he spent huge amounts of money to try to deal with them. Later he identified drug-related crime and the rising cost of welfare as big problems, and he proposed lifetime incarceration of heroin dealers and sweeping work requirements for welfare recipients. Rockefeller entered New York politics in 1956, as chairman of a commission considering revisions in the state constitution. In 1958, when he seemed eager to run against popular Democratic Gov. Averell Harriman in what was deemed a bad year for Republicans nationally, t h e state G.O.P. leaders decided to give him a chance. Folksy Campaigner Rockefeller, one of the world’s WASHINGTON (AP) - President Ford Tuesday nominated Nelson Rockefeller to be vicepresident, saying the former New York governor will “make a good partner.” The choice is subject to congressional approval, a virtual certainty. Rockefeller said he was deeply honored at the call to serve Ford and “through him all the people of this great country.” Ford said he was confident Rockefeller will be approved by the required majorities in the house and senate. “I wouldn’t have picked someone who wouldn’t be,” the President said. Future Uncertain Ford presented Rockefeller in a nationally televised, Oval office ceremony. Then he took his chosen partner to the White House press room, where Rockefeller, answering questions, said he assumes Ford will be a candidate for election to the presidency in 1976. Rockefeller, 66, said he h a d not discussed the political future with Ford. Asked who he thought would be on the ticket with Ford in 1976, Rockefeller replied: “You’re way down the road ahead of me.” Formally announcing the nomination, Ford said Rockefeller will be “a good partner for me and I think a good partner for our country and the world.” Then, in the press room, he added: “I think he’ll make a great teammate. I think he will be good for the country. I think he’ll be good for the world and I’m looking forward to working with him.” Tough Call Ford said he made the choice “after a great deal of soul searching,” after considering the advice of members of congress and Republican leaders around the country. “It was a tough call for a tough job,” Ford said. Before he uttered Rockefeller’s richest men, surprisingly turned aan lf’ traced the record of ..    thi’i fArmnr rrAi/ArnAr• v/iri/iAn in out to be an ebullient and even folksy campaigner and won an upset victory. He won re-election in 1962, 1966 and 1970. the former governor: Service in the state department under two Presidents, in the department of heal th, education and welfare, as governor of New York longer He took pride in his environ-; than any otlMr man mental record. In 1966 hei    , He is known across the land as a person dedicated to the free enterprise system, a person who is recognized abroad for his pushed through the nation’s first state bond issue to provide money to build sewage treat- (Continued: Page 9, Col. 3.) talents, for his dedication to said Turkey had expressed willingness to negotiate a withdrawal from part of the 40 percent of Cyprus its troops have occupied. Turkish troops that pushed south cf Nicosia over the weekend held their positions but President's Amnesty Talk Stirs Debate on Degree of Forgiveness WASHINGTON (AP) — Pres- “I’m throwing the weight of who has favored complete am ident Ford's surprise offer of my presidency into the scales of nesty for those who opposed the made no significant advances Little fighting was reported leniency to Vietnam-era war justice on the side of leniency,” war as a matter of conscience, Monday.    I    evaders has muted congrcs- Ford said. “As I reject am- called Ford’s initiative “a fresh The Turks in Famagusta rional critics of any form of am- nesty, so do I reject revenge. breeze from the White House.” handed over 150 Greek Cypriots nesty and opened a new debate “In my judgment, these “H e ' s opening the door,” said to U. N. forces. Most were on the degree of forgiveness the young Americans should have a assistant Senate Republican nation should extend.    second    chance    to    contribute    Leader    Robert    Griffin    of    Michi-    P° s ^ on    23    a *     a    sa l ar >’    °f Many congressional leaders their fair share to the rebuilding g an    I    $33,500. “I think it’s a courageous and leaving Iowa City for a position in Lakewood, Colo., as city administrator. Until April, 1972, when he came to Iowa City, Wells had been county manager of Muskegon county, Mich. Formal anam.! nouncement by Lakewood of Wells’ appointment was scheduled to take place in Lakewood Tuesday. Wells’ salary as city manager in Iowa City was $29,928. He will take over his new (Continued: Page 3, Col. 8 1 Today's Index Comics ....   14 Crossword .............. 14 Daily Record ............... 3 Deaths     I Editorial Features —    .. 6 Farm ................ M Financial ................. 15 Marion .....   2 Movies   ................. 8 Society    7 Sports    11-13 Slate    4.5 Telex ision    9 Want Ads    17-21 agree with Ford that blanket of peace among ourselves ...” „j     a corneous an( j Wells said major disap- immunity is not an appropriate Ford said he had ordered At- . mnrnnri . fp trifu , p rof&nWno tho ointment was the failure of the remedy    lorney    Genera,    Sax* and Sec SffSTMfSffiS “T' 0    Ur , ban TS* ^ tense Schlesmger to j    „ rj (he toun(rv hef ec lo proceed as planned t-by-case review of and hea , , hc woundj ,..    But    I    am    confident ti Controls Ruled Out, Ford Says making this a peaceful world,” Ford said. Describing the selection process, Ford said he had considered men — he hastily added women were considered too — in and out of government. “But after a long and very thoughtful process, I have made the choice and that choice is Nelson Rockefeller of New York state,” he said. “Serious Times” It was only last October that Ford himself was nominated for the vice-presidency by Nixon, under the then-untested procedures of the 25th Amendment to the Constitution. Rockefeller, at Ford’s side in the Oval office, said he came to the job in “very serious times,” requiring the closest cooperation between congress and the White House. “They also require the dedication of every American to our common national    interest,” Rockefeller said.    He said Ford’s dedication and openness already have “reawakened faith and hope” in America. Rockefeller said    Americans have the will, determination and ability “to overcome the hard realities of our times.” “I’m optimistic about the longterm future,” Rockefeller said. With that, congressional leaders and the cabinet, assembled for the nationally televised announcement, applauded the new vice-president-dcsignatc. On Wealth At his brief news conference, Rockefeller, a member of one of the nation’s wealthiest families, fended off questions about his personal finances, but said he will make whatever disclosures are required in the congressional confirmation process. He refused to divulge his net worth at the news conference, bluntly telling questioners: “You’re not the committee of congress.” I will do two things,” he said. “I will conform totally with whatever the law requires arid I will answer any questions members of congress feel appropriate.” As for his vast holdings, he said he assumed they would be (placed in trust. Subordinate Role Rockefeller seemed at pains to emphasize that he would play a distinctly subordinate role in the vice-presidency. Some had speculated that the stature and manner of a Rockefeller might cut into the Ford limelight. But Rockefeller said he came to the job cognizant of the fact that a vice-president (Continued: Page 3, Col. b.) Senator Sparkman (D-Ala ), ! WASHINGTON (AP) Pres- followed suit a few hours later,    amir*    ^    I    In ident Ford declared Tuesday 33 to 3.    1    Ca    I    111 that “there will    be    no federal mandatory wage    and price con-.    .... trois - and that    ho    intends to; senate    mana « er    of    the    bl "-     sald combat inflation    by    monitoring he    was     sur e    a    compromise    ver sion would be sent to the President before congress leaves on a late summer recess at the end of the week. The legislation contains no|through a city block Saturday, quested by Ford to revive the!powers to re-invoke price and says Fire Chief Raymond Hill. council.     1    wage    controls.    He'calied    the    blast    accidental A house-senate conference    Doubts    |    and    said    it    was    probably    caused committee was expected to re- -    W any increases through the Cost of Living Council. Both the house and senate have approved slightly differing versions of legislation re solve the differences before the end of the week and send the measure to the White House for Ford’s signature. The President issued a statement after meeting with the bipartisan leadership of congress on Tuesday reiterating Sun Blamed In Explosion LOS ANGELES (UPI) -There was no bomb involved in the explosion that ripped a volatile chemical com- Some Democrats said they pound being in the hot sun. doubted strongly whether the Hill discounted a claim of re. bill would do anything effective sponsibility by the “alphabet about controlling inflation. bomber.” But Sparkman argued that Hill said the sun apparently congress should honor Ford’s request and at least let him give touched off a reaction in a truckload of two types of chem- the monitoring agency a try. Several senate Democrats tried to beef up the measure with an amendment giving the President powers to delay price    . or wage increases for up to 90southeast u Los Angeles but the delivery was refused, But many said that some retary of Defense Schlesinger to brimfThe'' country * together ect t0 P roce ed as planned that he would not ask for any form of conditional amnesty, begin a case-by-case review of    ^ J t j 1(? woun( j s *•    “But    I am confident that the legislation authorizing rn and a- probably    alternative civilian 50.000 men convicted, charged"    project    will finally be realized,” j tory* wage-price controls, service, is needed to end the or sought for draft evasion or Ixiosening Tensions he said.    Message voluntary exile of thousands of desertion.    Senate Republican Leader At city council meetings,     ttrao    ... young men.    “Seeking    Meeting”    Hugh    Scott    of    Pennsylvania    said    "’ells    has criticized citizen h Ord sa d recent experience day^ Tha proposal was defeat- “Earned Re-entry"    .    .    '    o    an    approach    to conditional am- Sroups and private individuals!made it clear compulsory con- ed “‘*M. A justice department spokes- J] f (h measures hp who, through a scries of law-jtrols would be most undesirable The agency would be called a. In a major shift in policy man said the department is h .V s ' urL , ed on t i u , white Hou.se suits * have virtually halted a nd that he wanted to get this Council on Wage and Price Sta- ( from the past two administra- “seeking a meeting as early as ‘ M nf lnn , pnin „ un the ur & a n renewal in Iowa City over message to labor and business WIHty under the senate measure, tions, Ford told the national possible with defense depart- f :    :     untrv    ..    the    last    year.    leaders in the country’ so they j while the house version would j Veterans of ment and Selective Service of- „    .    *    ..    Action    on    hiring    a    successor    can act accordingly.    ;    name    it the Cost of Living Task icals — butyl hydroperoxide and methyl ethyl ketone peroxide. They had been sent to a plasties manufacturer about seven and heat started an “accelerating reaction.’ convention of the The house on Monday ap- Force. Foreign Wars in Chicago on ficiab?” to examine ways to ac-    (R-Tenn.)    said,    ^ or wells is expected to be an ____      _ r Monday that his administration complish the objective Ford an- J. think it was a \er> right extende<1 process, as a majority proved the measure setting up 11 .would be set up in the proposes a policy of “earned re- nounced.     thin S t0 do - was ^th humane of dtv counci j members pres-the wage-price monitoring unit w bite House__with eight entry.”    Senator    Kennedy    (D-Mass.).j    (Continued:    Page    9,    Col.    3.)    I    ently are out of town.    I    by    379    to    23,    and    the    senate    (Continued:    Page    3,    Col.    3.) Toff«i/\* Chuckle Education is a wonderful thing. If you couldn’t sign your name, you’d have to pay Cash.    Cocyrlgrif t