Cedar Rapids Gazette, August 25, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette

August 25, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - August 25, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa PROFILE OF A POLICE CHIEF LuPelcrs Speaks Onl Weather- Partly cloudy witli chance ot rain lodav through Monday. High's in the 8lk, lows 60s. VOLUME !K IOWA POLITICS of _ _ (In Section Bj Section A CITY FINAL CEDAR RAPIDS. IOWA. SUNDAY At (HST I'fil 35 CENTS ASSOCIATED PRESS. I'PI, NEW YORK TIMES No Penalty for A-Plont Violations By David Burnham New York Times Serviet 'lions, however, the commission WKmvr-rnv TI A. 'imPosed pun'shmunls on only WASHINGTON Ihe occasions. The commis-. Energy Commission (AEC) reg-jsion revoked the licenses of two! ularly finds safety violations in companies and levied more than one out of three of civil penalties against six others the facilities it inspects. Howev-j totaling only cr, it imposes a penalty in only a small fraction of even the Th -i i u Thc possibc dangers inherent most serious of these cases, commission records show. violat.ons range from For the year ending June 30, j major reactor accident for example, commission in- j which hundred spectors found a total of cjtizens could be exposed to during! in- j which hundreds of thousands of1 violations in of the in-lethal radiation doses to (hi stallations they examined. remolc chance of ,he According to the commission's own definition, 98 of these charges were considered the most serious of three categories of violation and posed a health threat in that they caused, or were likely to cause, radiation exposures to employes or the public in excess of permitted limits. This involved the release of radioactive materials in the environment beyond permitted limits or were a security threat. Violations During the year its inspectors found more than viola- AIM Lawyers Freed After Stay in Jail ST. PAUL (AP) Attorneys William Kunstler and Mark Lane were released from safety regulations. tody Saturday after nearly 24 i Md ]arge Dr hours is the St. Paul City jail. said, "I think our enforcement No charges were filed against'program is effective." the defense lawyers, whomj Dr. Knuth explained that be-j U.S. District Judge Fred Nichol j fore thc commission took thel ordered jailed following a melee j admittedly rare step of revoking Friday afternoon in the ijcense or imposing a civil cidental exposure of employes working in various kinds of nu- clear facilities. "The fact that the AEC finds violations in one third of the in- stallations it inspects is clear evidence the regulations do no! Anthony Mazzocchi, leg-j islative director for the oil. chemical and Atomic Workers Union, charged. Corporate Health "These numbers are proof positive that the commission is more interested in the health of the corporation than the health of the Mazzocchi said in an interview in his Washing- ton office. Dr. Donald Knuth, director of the commission's regulatory di- vision, defended the enforce- ment record as being consistent with the commission's philoso- phy of encouraging industry to be responsible for living up to of American Indian Movement (AIM) leaders Dennis Banks and Russell Means. "We all regret this happened, although rnaybe for different Kunstler told report- ers after his release at noon. The courtroom disturbance! penalty, it requested the cor- poration in question to voluntar- ily make a correction and these requests usually were complied with. But the 1974 proportion of vio- lations to inspections was not unique. During the last five began when snickers broke the commission made in the spectator section as110.320 inspections and found! Kunstler was questioning a'3.704 installations with one or: prosecution witness. more violations. Civil penalties; The judge ordered some othcr were im'j removed from one row of seats. j Posed a total of onl-v 22 tlIMS- Fistfights erupted as marshals AEC Records j were removing the spectators and one marshal sprayed a can of chemical Mace toward spec- tators inadvertentlv hittine an-'that Vl'ere and i Tllrce revenge-seeking con- other ma shal istallations that were penalized; victs Saturday killed an clder- :has emerged from an examina-i ly west Texas rancher, sped 'Judge, you brought this on. ;tjonofAEC. records by The New across the state in a stolen Kunstler said. York Times at a ,jme when thc Nichol warned Kunsticr not to say any more or he would be 'Continued: Page 3. Col. 2.) jailed. Kunstler said he didn't Nelson Rockefeller, President Gerald Ford's nominee for vice-president, and his wife, Happy, sail through the harbor aboard their 21-foot skiff, "Queen Rockefeller is continuing a vacation at Seal Harbor, Maine, which was interrupted when the President called him to the White House and announced the nomination. Prison Escapees Kill Two ee The number of installations' 'with violations, installations! BULLETIN three escaped Colorado convicts j Mangum, 22; and Dallon Wil-j STRAWN'. Texas I UPI) ;and authorities said others on (Hams, 28. the death list were closely In Canon City, Colo., Stale guarded. Chiefs Back Soviet Proposal on Cyprus lly United Press International ministry source reacted coolly to Creecc and the Creek Plan- sai'm" "is wil1' prcsidont spurned a British negotiate with the mtor- :posal Saturday for the revival Partlcs u ;the defunct Geneva Cyprus1 warncd tne CyPriot peace conference and at the government its troops now con- isame time tentatively accepted a Soviet Plan for expanded peace talks with participation by the Communist powers. trolling one third of the island in the Mediterranean would retali- ate against Greek Cypriots if they conducted guerilla war- fare. HID U.S. has not yet officially The Turkish warnj jn An_ I reacted to the Soviet proposal, kara came jn tQ a 'but diplomatic sources m LojH stalcnlcnl by Greek Cvpriot don predicted Washington would Glafcos clcridcs; who turn it clown. I Would Retail" I Turkey has not officially ac- Iccpted or rejected the Soviet plan either. An Ankara foreign ISay Panther Head Marked ;For Murder OAKLAND, Calif. (UPI) 'Black Panther leader Huey 32, has jumped bail amid rumors that he has been marked for murder. His attorney, Charles Garry said that a "contract" on Newton's Ufa had been put out for him last summer by the un- derworld. He expressed concern about Newton's safety when Ihe radical black leader failed lo appear in court Friday on five charges ranging from assault with a deadly weapon, assault on a police officer and assault with intent to commit bodily harm. But Garry also said Newton has had "a bellyfull" of legal entanglements and it is possi- ble that he fled thc country. Judge Jacqueline Taber is- sued an arrest warrant for New- ton when he failed to appear in her court to answer specific charges that he shot a teenage girl and pistol-whipped his tai- lor. I said in Athens that if a peace I Mittlcment is not reached: "There is nothing left for us but to conduct a guerilla war against the Turks, who will soon find out that their perimeter in Cyprus is not inviolable." A Greek government spokes- man in Athens said Deputy Foreign Minister Dimitrios Bit- sios informed Britain it was not interested in its proposal to re- sume the broken down Geneva talks, held between Turkey, Greece, Britain and Cypriot An informed Oakland police source said officers were operating on the theory Newton elected to flee rather than face the charges. But he conceded -'that an "old" threat against Newton's life had come from representatives on the future ot the divided island. In Principle The spokesman said Greece, on (he other hand, accepted in a Soviet plan for an expanded peace conference that would include participation by all 15 U.N. Security Council members, including China and he Soviet Union, as well as Jreecc, Turkey, and Cyprus eprcsentatives. "We have accepted the Soviet iroposal in said Greek government spokesman Panayotis, Lambrias. "The gov- 'rnment reserves to itself the to express its observations in the proposal when it answers ifficially to the Soviet Union hrough its ambassador in Athens on Monday." In Athens, Clerides said he als-o accepted the Soviet propos- al. He warned that unless the )lan were accepted by all par- .ies concerned "the Soviet pro- posal death." suffer a painless Guerilla War Clerides, in warning Turkey ,hat Greek Cypriots would carry out guerilla warfare rather than penitentiary Warden Alex car and killed a woman .at a truck slop, while under pur- suit by police. Killed was T. L. Baker, 58, who operates a ranch that parts of two counties northeast of Roby, which is son said Williams had left a S.vrian care, and the judge ordered marshals to take him into cus- todv. Today's Chuckle In an up-to-date Monopoly ROBY. Texas (API A man who authorities said was on an iun ..'.un Km-f escaped convict's death list When Lane interjected to ask game, the plavei who bms all kidnaped WASHINGTON I UPI) Sec- retary of State Kissinger and :r Abdel death list at the a 1 i m Khaddam concluded before he escaped and that'three days of talks Saturday Baker was on the list. no apparcnt progress to- Wilson, who declined to ide.'i-: ward solving the sticky problem about nil miles northwest of (m sajd ,hc lem'- 'list "involves a lot of Kidnaped? jn First reports said Baker was Texas underworld figures involved the continued presence I prostitution rackets. I of Turkish troops, said, "The "The panthers were interfcr-! refugees suffer, our animals are ing with the street our homes are looted, but s.aid. are ready to accept all of Former Oakland police Chief !that inslcad of hcndin6 down to Charles Gain, reached in St Pe- a falt accompli." iersburg, Fla., confirmed that In Ankara, Turkish Informa- he had warned Garry a year lion Minister Orhan Birgit ac- ago that unspecified underworld !cuscd Clerides of threatening to figures had put out a lnc L'.N.-sponsored cease- on Nowion. warned, "The (Greek well a.s. if Kunstler was being jailed "for a little the judge or- dered him to jail, too. four railroads goes bankrupt, .shot to death at his Texas ranch Wants Probe In marked contrast to Kis- singer's othcr meetings with Arab and Israeli officials in re-. in Roby and taken tOj He said Williams faces cent weeks, no joint communi- his ranch where he was slain.icharges of burglarizing Baker's qnc was issued at the end of the Saturday. The escapees were about nine months ago. Khaddam-Kissingcr talks. A manhunt was launched for as Jerry 22: Richard, said lhe on endod v.ilh i Williams'list, both in Texas and hour-long meeting at the White 'in Colorado "are being watched House Saturday, after which the, pretty press oflice issued a statement Pathet Lao: Will Free American (Continued: It, Col. 8.1 Kennedy Wins Own Tennis Tournament NEW YORK Demo- cratic Senators Kennedy of Massachusetts and Tunney of California beat Sen. Weickcr, (R-Conn.i, and Republican. Secretary of the Interior Rogers Morton in the Robert Kennedy Pro-Celebrity Tennis Match at Fores! Hills on Saturday. As the two Democrats won a tie-breaking game in what announcer Art Buchwald called "a political the newspaper columnist told the spectators "there will be a Senatt investigation Kennedy winning his own tournament." The tournament was lo raise money for causes which had been supported by the late Sen. Robert Kennedy N'.Y.) and the organizers said the majority of the money would go for projects involv- ing blacks, American Indians and Chicanos. They said that was? raised on the sultry afternoon, compared to last year. Ethel Kennedy, widow of the assassinated senator, and her partner, Charles I'asarell, lost to Comedian Hill Cosby and Brian (lotlfned. fi-H. At the end ol Ihe set, Cushy met Klhel Kennedy at Ihe fool of the referee's stand, kneeled and kissed her hand. It was tho first time that Mrs. Kennedy had played in public since a broken leg suffered in a skiing accident had healed. The temperatures at the West Side Tennis Club were in the low 90s, broken by a brief rain squall and the players looked like Who's Who of the sweat set. Senator Kennedy's soaked hair twisted into ringlets and some of the other players looked as though they had just come out of a swimming pool lo meet on the court Around the court, in the press section and the marquee reserved for VIP's, teen-aged autograph hounds swarmed and crowded about. Among those playing were K e n n e d y in-law Sargent S h r i v e r. Democratic can- didalo for the vice presidency in Sieve Smith, another Kenneiiy ill-law, movie star S i d ne y i'oilier, playwright Neil Simon, Treasury Secre- tary Simon who used to be energy czar and showed plenty of it Saturday: movie star Charlton llcston, Sen. ili-N.Y.i; dress design- er Oleg Cassini, comedian Alan King, and a number of television newsmen. freed Himself Kisher county Constable J. L. 'Decker .said Baker's son. (lary. 'who lives in Roby. was tied up by three armed men. They took his car keys, but he freed him- self, found another tor In.-. i father's truck and drove in no- Itify authorities. Baker's ranch home spiv ids over portions (if Fisher and 'Stonewall counties, A i m e r .srmng Ilie lur murder, and Williams were [identified as former Snyder. [Texas, residents. Mangum was [serving .'1 to 5 years, for car ;thclt, while Williams was serv- ing an indefinite term for as- jsaiilt. Colorado prison authorities said the escape uas doe to (Continued: Page .'I, Col. -l.i only: "Secretary of concluded hi.s consultations v.ith Syrian Foreign Minister Khad- dam with a one-hour meeting in ii e White House. Richard Murphy. I" S ambassador '.n Syria, v.as the only other person attending the a.m. nvel- ing. Mr. Khaddam leaves' today to return Syria. Any olln r questions should be directed to state department." But the slate department said it had nothing to add. The on Middle Fas' p r d I) I e in s began Thursday morning ami included a meeting Friday with President Ford, but at no point has there been any indication thai th'1 l< aders had found some commun ground in their to the is.-.in the Vientiane government. VIK.YFIANK iL'Pli.-A senior official of the Communist I'alh- et Saturday confirmed that F.mmel Kay, the last known American prisoner in Indo- China. would he released Sept. 12 when other prisoners' of war are exchanged in Laos. Colonel Pradilh Thianglham, a I'athet I.an central committee member and a delegate to the commission winch negotiated, thc exchange, said Kay, 47. of Honolulu, would be released "as a humanitarian and goodwill gesture." Pradilh said Kav, a civilian pilot who (lew contract missions for the 1' S. embassy, would be released even though the Palhct l.ao did not consider him a pris- oner of war, bill rather a "cease-lire violator The Laotian cease-lire hail been in ellect lor mure than two month; when single-engine air- craft flown by Kay was' lorccd down in Communist territory on, comiti May 7, while on a supply run lo an enclave controlled by1 Today's Index SECTION A Late Newi.......... Death? City Hall Accent On Youth Editorials SbCTION 0 low.i Nc-.vs Frank Nyc's Political Nolci Tablo PoliNcil Caltfidar f.'anon Food Hew York Stocks Financial Building Record Roviewj Farm a-io it-is 14, IB, 19 Outdoor low W.int Ad-, Croiiworrt ft 10-31 11 130 II ;