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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - August 24, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                Weather- I'arlly cloudy, mild lonight and S u n d a y. lonlsht in low tills. High Sunday in low 80s. VGiA'.ME W 221 CITY FINAL ChlMH HAI'llAS, IOWA. SATI.K1MY. Al'Gl'ST 24, l'J7! 15 CENTS ASSOCIATED PRESS, UI'I, NEW YORK TIMES VIGIL AS NIXON ERA CLOSED WASHINGTON (AP) Pres- ident Ford Saturday signed a bill creating a special council to monitor wages and prices emphasized that it was not but spiraling costs. The President won quick gressional passage of the bill, which he requested two weeks ago. He reiterated Saturday the administration would that not controls. "VVill Be Won" He described the bill as moni-, toring legislation to give "gui-l dance in very broad terms to! management and labor so they don't take advantage of a free economy in this critical situa- tion." Exchange Warnings On Cyprus By AsswiuU'd Press The Greek Cypriot president of Cyprus, Glafcos Clerides, Sat- urday threatened guerilla war against Turkish invasion troops if a crisis solution is not forth- coming. Turkish Information Minister Orhan Birgit said Turkish forces would take "every necessary measure" to counter a guerilla campaign. Such attacks, he) said, would create "a dangerous and prave situation" and "delay the demilitarization of the is- land and peace." Sources familiar with Turkish military plans and thinking said Turkish reaction to guerilla war would be harsh and merciless. Birgit said Turkey sincerely hopes Clerides will not follow up his threat. Rejects Renewal The exchange of threats came after Greece rejected renewing the tripartite Cyprus peace talks in Geneva. Foreign Min- is t e r George Mavros said Greece will instead back a Sovi- et proposal for an 18-nation con- ference. Clerides met in Athens Satur- day with Greek President Con- stantine Caramanlis to discuss the fate of Greek Cypriot refu- gees. Caramanlis promised Greece would cover the needs of the es- timated Greek Cypriots who have been displaced from their home by the invasion and are seeking refuge in the south. The Greek government state- ment said more than tons of foodstuffs have been shipped to Cyprus and another 850 tons are scheduled for shipment within a few days. U. S. Stand The Commerce Ministry an- nounced that Greek shipowners have contributed more than million to the government for the Cyprus cause. In Washington, Secretary of State Kissinger told a Greek- American delegation Friday that the U. S. favors continued independence for Cyprus. George Douris of New Yorkjed." said Kissinger denied any pro- Turkish bias by Ihe state de- partment. "The secretary told] us he'd do everything possible j to bring about a solution consis-: tent with Greek honor and two doaths and 17 injuries, the Greek national Douris E. F. Goodrich Co. has warned Ford: Monitor Group Is Only the Beginning lie promised to hold the line on federal spending and said there would undoubtedly be other remedies coming out of the economic summit scheduled instant answer or an immediate 'for late next month. panacea" to counter inflation, i batnc nas to be won He said the Council on be Ford said. and Price Stability Act was onlyj He praiscd congress and labor a beginning in the fight against jfor cooperating in the battle to curb inflation. The task force created by the bill he signed is to expose abuses in wages and prices. But, unlike the original council established in 1971 by President Nixon, it cannot impose ceilings. seek to reinstate wage and price It will gather information on causes of inflation, and will jaw- bone or try to persuade unions and businesses to take no action that would fuel spiraling I costs. Jurist Stays Ban of Fund Impoundment WASHINGTON (AP) Fed- eral officials may continue to impound highway funds until an appeals court has ruled on the question, Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall has decided. Marshall's order Friday set aside temporarily a decision May 7 by U. S. District Judge Robert Hemphill in Columbia, S. C., that blocked the govern- ment from withholding highway funds for South Carolina. Hemphill said the impound- ments were unconstitutional and illegal, but the government has appealed to the U. S. court of appeals in Richmond, Va. Mar- shall's order will remain in ef- fect until that court has ruled. U. S. Solicitor General Robert Bork requested the order, say- ing impoundments of appropri- ated funds are "a settled prac- tice" in fighting inflation. South Carolina officials filed suit in 1972 challenging the high- way impoundments. Bork took issue with Hemp- hill's finding that impound- m e n t s disrupted long-range highway planning. The govern- ment official said the practice "merely extends the period over which the plan will be complet- Warning Issued on Ash and Rush I ireS The bill sets up a staff of; about 25 at a cost of ?1 million. The council will include Roy Ash, director of the Office of Management and Budget, and Kenneth Rush, presidential eco- nomic counselor. Ash told a Wall Street lun- cheon that the new administra- tion would "cool the fevers of inflation even if it generates more unemployment than we'd like." Representatives of 11 million elderly Americans told Ford in a White House meeting Friday that inflation is the "No. 1 ter- ror for older people." Executive Director Jack Os- sofsky, 49, of the National Council on Aging quoted Ford as saying he is reviewing problems of the aged. Summit Pledge He said Ford pledged to in- clude a representative of the el- derly at the economic summit. Mary Mullen, 74, of Laguna Beach, Calif., president of the National Assn. of Retired Teachers, said Ford "seemed sincere in making every effort to try to solve some of the problems" of senior citizens and promised to keep his door open to them. The delegation of elderly Americans, jokingly presented Ford, 61, with a gold-encased magnifying glass. Coinciden- tally, less than an hour later the near-sighted President was measured for contact lenses. Other developments Friday: Commenting on offer of Michigan Gov. William Milli- on's official summer home at Mackinac Island, Press Secre- tray Jerald terHorst said Ford --UPI Telcphoto.. President Ford shares a laugh with Douglas Woodruff, president of the American Assn. of Retired Persons, during a meeting the Chief Executive held at the White House with representatives of senior- citizen organizations. said. to take a summer AKRON. Ohio (AP) Citing Ford told the farm family of the year, Mr. and Mrs. Julian! Fowler, who live near Fair- i owners of its Space Saver spare Although the U. S. has never i tires to inflate them "strictly Examiner: Police Suspect Hideout Of Patty Hearst SAN FRANCISCO In- vestigators say the mother of a San Quentin convict may be hiding Patricia Hearst and two other Symbionese Liberation Army fugitives in the Los An- geles area, it was reported Fri- day. The San Francisco Examiner said authorities believe the wanted trio went to the con- vict's Imother for help after a May 17 Shootout in Los Angeles in which six of !their companions were slain. The paper said police have speculated that the woman found a house in a racially integrated neighborhood for Miss Hearst and Bill and Emily Harris. However, the Examiner said that if such a hideout exists, authorities have not found it. The Examiner story by Ed Montgomery, Pulitzer Prize-win- ning investigative reporter, said the Harrises visited the black convict and his brother in prison and became acquainted with the prisoner's mother. Neither the dentity of the convict nor de- tails of his crime were revealed. Wounded Knee Attorneys Marshal Still r j j. D Hasn't Given Jailed; Courfroom Brawl M. ST. PAUL (AP) The eight- month-old Wounded Knee trial exploded Friday as Defense At- torneys William Kunstler and Mark Lane were jailed and spectators and federal marshals had a fistfight in the back of the courtroom. Kunstler and Lane spent Fri- day night in the city jail but no spectators were arrested. The attorneys were held for con- tempt of court after a shouting match with U. S. District Judge Fred Nichol. They were released Saturday after a long meeting of Kenneth Tilsen, one of their defense team cohorts, with Nichol. The judge said he would make a statement Monday. The melee began with Kunstler questioning an Ameri- can Indian Movement deserter, Louis Moves Camp, who ap- peared as a rebuttal witness in She trial of AIM Leaders Russell Means and Dennis Banks, ac- cused of assault, larceny and conspiracy in connection withj :he 71-day armed occupation of Wounded Knee, S. D., last year. brought a snicker from someone in the audience. Nichol ordered marshals to remove spectators from one row of seats. The spectators, most of them AIM President Nixon's testimony in members, refused to budge, leaving marshals to haul them out. Nixon Subpoena LOS ANGELES (AP) Tb U. .S. marshal refuses to say why a subpoena seeking former Pentagon Chieftains On Watch i WASHINGTON l.APi Pen- tagon officials kept close watch j during the last days of Richard Nixon's presidency to make cer- tain no military units became involved in the process of re- moving him from office, in- formed sources said Saturday. They said Secretary of De- fense Schlcsingcr and the joint hicfs of staff kept close watch o make certain no orders were :ivcn military units outside the ormal chain of command. They said the action was de- igned specifically to assure hat no order would go to any units for any sort of action against congress during the ime between a house vote for mpeachment and a senate trial. Past Behavior The Boston Globe Said Schles- mger was in frequent communi- cation with Secretary of State Kissinger and the White House chief of staff, Alexander Haig. It quoted ona source as say- ing the one concern was Nixon's past behavior "during violent military action." When navy warships mined Haiphong harbor in 1972, the Kunstler asked a question that The marshals and spectators jegan fighting and Kunstler and Lane began shouting at Nichol. 'Judge, you brought this yelled Kunstler over the com- motion. Nichol responded angrily, "I did not bring it on! You brought t on and you know very well you did, Mr. Kunstler. You make one more statement like :hat and you're going to jail." "You might as well send us, replied Kunstler, who was echoed by Lane. Nichol, his face flushed, or- dered the attorneys removed. The fighting continued until a marshal sprayed a chemical ir- ritant at one non-moving pro- .ester. Lane said in a telephone inter- a Watergate cover-up trial has not been served, even as a sec- ond subpoena is reported on the way. Los Angeles Marshal Gaylord Campbell has held the Water- gate subpoena since he received it by mail Monday from Wash- ington. It was obtained by attor- neys for John Ehrlichman, Nix- on's former domestic adviser. The marshal, asked on Friday about the status of the subpoe- na, said simply "I have no com- ment until service is complet- ed." Earlier in the week, he said he was negotiating with Nixon's representatives on "a mutual agreement on time and place for service" of the subpoena which must be served to Nixon personally. OKicr Suhpocna Globe's source said, Nixon cul- tivated the image of a man "who might do anything." "If the Russians thought he might do anything, that was fine with the source said. "Never Indication" The sources said the action was merely normal contingency planning "in the event of im- probable circumstances." "There was never the slight- est indication from within or without the military establish- ment of any thought of involve- ment by the military in any action contrary to the constitv tional they said. The action by Schlesinger and the joint chiefs was based on view from his cell that a deputy j Meanwhile, in Charlotte. N. marshal punched him in thejC., Attorney George Daly filed banks, that he hoped -to visit Alaska before the end of the taken a position favoring parti- according to operating instruc- year. The trip would presum- tion of Cyprus, department options." ablv be part of a previouslv-an-i ficials have publicly endorsedj A company spokesman saidinounced journey to Japan. "a greater degree of autonomy Friday that deviation from the! Try Fails; Kidnap Victim Free eye. He said he was treated in U. S. district court that ja physician. "I can barely seelne would take a deposition from lout of my left he added, i Nixon Sept. 24 in Santa Ana, A jailer, however, said he sawiCalif. no reddening of the eye and! A copy of the notice was sent llhere were no marks on Lane'si'o the clerk of the U. S. district hypothetical situations that could arise during the period when Nixon's hold on the presi- dency was not clear, the sources said. A defense department spokes- man quoted Schlesinger as say- ing: "In keeping with my statu- tory responsibilities, I did as- sure myself that there would be I no question about the proper constitutional a n d legislative chain of command, and there was never any question." Never Arose The sources said the hypothet- ical circumstances never arose and the normal lines of commu- face. i court in Santa Ana. where ar- nicalion functioned well during 'rangements are to be made to for its Turkish minority. Not Considered instructions "could result (serious personal injury." ml jln Jail for Theft, The Space Saver, invented in! i i I n I L A department spokesman.. come. Home IS Robbed; Robert Anderson, said the US. j 3nd'must "fcc jnflatcd a; BEDFORD. England is not considering a shift injspcdal pressurized air contain-JThe judge gave Alan Parker a NATO military defenses (he spokesman said. i 12-month suspended sentence cause of Greece s military with-; was PHILADELPHIA (AP) Kid-jtownship Friday night, he naped Executive Edward blindfolded out of a car. son said Saturdav that he was' fc" infthe f !in front of me like an the period of transition. They said no special meetings t HI T F'AT "li'll il 1'jdSlCiTl J 1 '-J'-ut.J UUVUI, i.tl tlllll-, ti--iu l. r and right Airlincs Jet with 160 pas- war Protesters who claim they j and the joint chiefs to 5 a nhone'scngcrs landcd safely in Tampaiwcrc illegally excluded from for tightening the after an engine conked out ('ranam day rally at the'.authority. Instead wor drawal from the alliance. Turkish Premier Bulent the alliance and we are not thinking of any alternative' means of protecting its southern; flank." Anderson said in re-, spnn.se. i Today's Index Church Page Comics ....................5 Crossword 5 Daily Record 2 j Deaths....................2 j Editorial I'calures j Financiiil...... 9 Marion (i Movies.................. fi .Spurts Television...........8 j Want Ads 10-111 i a 36-hour ordeal in which his ab-j a in hJ9 ductors demanded but failed 10jpOCket, not enough for the long get ransom. distance toll. Patterson made a Patterson, 45, said that, call home and an FBI he was finally released un- j answered the phone, harmed in suburban Springfield! Patterson said he spent most ----------------------------------------jof thc time blindfolded and tied Scheme I No arrests have been made. ing a non-stop flight from Xcv, Owners sometimes inflate it theft Friday after Parker jwith air hoses, a habit that can told the court his home was bur- cause Space Savers to while he was in jail vit had said his country could ,3wam compensate for any weakness in U. S. defenses in the Mediterranean. j "We consider Greece an im-i portant and valuable member of j Sale Landing 'deliver the subpoena to Nixon. TAMPA (AP) An Eastern Daly represents about 25 anti- were held between the secretary to make lines of word was pw'Charlottc Coliseum Oct. 15, 1071.jpassed that no military com- Col 5.1 lmandcr would takc a" _ that came from the White House or elsewhere that did not come down through military channels. No evidence turned up of any plot of any kind involving the military. Ihc sources said. Ship Company and Its Chief in Guilty Pleas XEEDHAM. Mass. (API Two armed men wearing slocking mask.1; held a bank manager's wife and 2-year-old daughter hostage and forced him to clean out Ms bank's vault of an estimated Rut Ihc scheme collapsed as an off-duty fireman spotted the bandils escaping from the manager's home and another found the money before the robbers could pick it up. The episode began Friday m o r n i n g when Stephen George, 117, left for work. Police said two men waiting outside his front door forced him bark inside and made him lie on !he floor while they played a tape recordng giving him instructions. Mrs. George. 27, was tied up and left on the bed. Their daughter was left to her own devices. All the telephones were ripped out. The recording directed George to drive to the bank, open the vault and put all the money except coins and bills in his wife's suitcase. He was told to take the suit- case and two tellers with him to a dropoff point described on a note in an envelope he was lo open after leaving the bank. After George left for the bank. Ihe robbers look off tor the pickup poin1. Hut Fireman .lames Hopkins, a next-door neighbor, saw Iho men run- ning from the house, tele- phoned police and R.IVC chase. At the bank. George and thc two tellers filled the suitcase with money and left for the pickup spot, a dirt road near Massachusetts 128, the super- highway circling Boston. The bandits had placed a small American flag at the spot, and George tossed out the suitcase, tore up Ihe note as he had been instructed, and drove away. Minutes later, Boston Fire- man John O'Malley, and Terence Hilcy. 17, drove past the spot, .saw the suitcase slnppjd and picked it up. They drove to a gasoline station and called state police, who recovered Ihe money. "We were rich for 15 min- Riley .said. CLEVELAND lAPj The explanation Patterson Amcrican ShiP BuiIdinS Co and Thursday as he drove into lls chanman and chief cxecu- j( the parking lot of the Arthur H. live officer, George Thomas Co. from his Haddon- ner, pled guilty Friday of con- field, N.J., home, lit is a vicc- for a S25.UOII con- i2 campaign and c o m p a n y employes Man Is Nurse Of the Year CHICAGO IAP) -A man has into giving the explanation to'hcaten out 1-10 registered i t.'ur n spiracy ,0 violalo KB[ president of the firm, which dis-, t, contribution' jury. al Swedlsh CovpnalU tributes scientific equipment. American Shir also in being named Nurse Two men. one armed with a Tncy wcro charged in an of contributing'illegally to'of the Year, revolver, ordered him into their Aprji 5 witn contribm-'the campaign of Rep. Charles! Steven Kaufman, 2G, was car and drove off First word of ling illegally to the campaigns nf'Mo.sher (R-Ohio) in 1970. the honor by interns and the incident'formcr president Nixon and in- Corporations are barred doctors, came an hour later when an-jlluer.tial members of congress. from rnntnbuting lo noli'i-' Kaufman, connecled with Ihe other vice-president, had previously pled campaigns. ]hospital for six years, was ap- nocent. i Senlcncinj! wa.s delayed one of five nursing su- Stembrenrier is g e n e r a Contie pending aipervisors in 1972, Ihe first man partner in the New York Yan-'prc-scntcnep invc.stiKation .named to .Mich a position in the kees baseball team. Bauer said the maximum 87-year history Assistant K.S. Attorney Hob -ally for SteinbrenniT would be a "I was surprised and very ert Bauer said Stcinnrenner, fine and .six years in honored lo be voled Nurso of also pled Ruilly to a new criini-ipri.Min and Ihc ma.xium for said Kaufman, nal information accusing him of [company would be a wife works at Ihc hospital devising a false and .is a doctor's secretary. (Continued; Page 2, Col. R.) Today'a Chuckle Bigamy is the, only crime on thc books where two rites make a wrong.   

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