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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - September 2, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Weather— Clearing and colder tonight with lows 38 to 42. Sunny Tuesday with highs GO to 65. VOLUME 92 NUMBER 236 LO Cerine 3\ttinfbi (Dinette CITY FINAL 15 CENTS CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 1974 ASSOCIATED PRESS, UPI, NEW YORK TIMES FORD SIGNS PENSION REFORM 2 Sought In Death of C.R. Man Cedar Rapids News— Police were continuing their search Monday for two men seen running Sunday from the John Beving residence, 919 Sixth street SE, shortly after he suffered a fatal gunshot wound to the head. Beving, 61, a widower, died at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at University hospitals. Iowa City. The shooting took place in the living room of his home at 8 a.m. Sunday. Police say robbery was the apparent motive for the incident. Shortly after the shooting two black men in their early 20s were seen hurrying from the scene. One suspect was described as over six feet tall weighing 160 pounds. The other suspect was 5 feet 7 inches tall weighing 160 pounds Beving was taken to Mercy hospital, but was later transferred to University hospitals. Neighbors heard the shot, saw the men leaving and called police. An undetermined amount of money was taken, police said. The loss was not believed to be large, however. The handgun used in the shooting was not recovered. An autopsy performed Sunday afternoon showed Bevrng died of a single bullet wound. TNvelve detectives worked on' the case on Sunday and Monday, which are their normal off: P < Tm r.    r.    r.    WWW Meany Lashes Idea of Will    CoVCf Wage-Price Guidelines    ^fl    Million WASHINGTON (AP) —• AFL-lout any tax hike requests before CIO President George Meany the end of the year. They have    aa* ■ denounced wagc-price    guide-    not divulged what    the President    UU    A H ll A HT lines shortly after Labor    Secret    might seek in 1975.    ■■    ll l it §~ | J tary Brennan said the adminis- ! Tho labor chieftain repeated trailer. may have lo employ e a Mi e r remarks thai the    WASHINGTON (UPI) - Pres- them in the fight against lnfla-icountry is headed for a depres- ., lion.    sion unless the administration ldcnt F#rd Monda y sl R ned a With enforced guidelines,    makes a quick reversal of its    landmark    pension reform bill “We’d be compelled to    strike    economic policies.    Ford “is not    setting up    the first federal ma- and if we struck against the going 1° turn this around by fol- chinery to regulate private re- guidelines we would be consid- lowing the same policy tl> a t s tirement plans, guaranteeing the been a disaster for the last 5%    .    ‘    ... years,” Meany said.    i n e h,B of morc than 30 m,llK,n ; workers enrolled in them. Employment Plan    _    _    .....    .    . .. The President interrupted his Asked if the labor department holiday weekend stay at Camp was equipped to handle a de- David to preside over the sign-wages to go up because the only: pression, Brennan outlined a j n g ceremony in the White way a worker can catch up with federal plan to increase public House rose garden. Among the prices that rose higher than the service employment in response 194 invited guests for the Labor 5.5 percent wage increase limits to increases hn unemployment, (jay signing were members of during 27 months of controls is If the present rate of 5.3 percent c 0 n g r e s 5 who helped push were to go as high as 7 percent, through the legislation, along the federal government would!with top business, government create some 800.000 public ser-! an d labor union officials, vice jobs, Brennan said.    „    . Meany called for an end to    Great    Pleasure tight money policies, paying: In a prepared statement, Ford high interest rates are the said. “Today with great pleasure, I am signing into law a e r e d very unpatriotic .. Meany said on ABC-TV’s “Issues and Answers,” Sunday. Wage Rise Meany also said he expects —UPI Telephoto RECORD-HOLDER*— A U. S. air force SR-71 "Blackbird” spy plane averaged 1,817 m.p.h. on ifs transatlantic crossing Sunday to break the old record by more than an hour. days Police issued a request to any-1 Gazette Leased W ires one having any knowledge of; FARNBOROUGH. England U.S. Spy Plane Flies Faster Than Four Charged Bullet for Transatlantic Record After Thefts of Jewelry, Pickup “through his wage envelope.” One hour earlier, Brennan said such guidelines, under which workers and businesses would voluntarily keep wage and price increases below a government-suggested limit, “may be the way we have to go” in combating inflation. Speaking on CBS-TV’s “Face the Nation” program, Brennan said guidelines were definitely going to be discussed by the new Council on Wage and Price Stability, which President Ford: obtained from congress to moni- j tor the inflation fight. Meany contended that such ! guidelines are enforced wages but not on prices. “Guidelines Unfair” (Continued: Page 3, Col. 6.) RollsatU.S. Schools Hit 4-Year Low landmark measure that may finally give the American worker solid protection in his pension plan. “It is certainly appropriate that his law be signed on Labor day, since this act marks a brighter future for almost all 1 the men and women of our iv labor force.” I.W. Abel, president of the United Steelworkers of America, issued a statement saying WASHINGTON (AP) on 58.6-million students going back to classes in the coming week will be the lowest number in J the bill “is a landmark piece of VI think wagti and price gui-j^oor 3oars, but tile cost of cdu-(Social legislation that delines would be just as unfair cating them may reach a record with such other historic \egUda-as wage and price controls be- $108 billion.     tl0n    83 the Wagner Ac ♦ cause our experience shows ... In a back-to-school forecast, 5 care ’ 800181 Securily prices are not controlled. . ..|u. S. Education Commissioner ______ and    the back-to-school forecast. L.. ' tiona i Safety and Health * dural mn But wages are very, very defint|Terrel H Belles that 1974-751 Ac ^ nator Bcntscn (D . T e*as). a tely controlled because every enrollments will fall seven- chief sponsor of the legislation, tho crewmen, Maj. Noel Wid-(ing the Federation Aeronautique H    -    -    djefield,    told    President    Ford! Internationale, which accredits) WEST UNION - State, county I employer becomes an enforc-1 tenths of one Dercent below th*.    *    „    _____ the murder to call the detective A , k „ American spy j when the President telephoned a| , avia(ion record , 0 , if '    authorities    , r .    :«r.” Meany said    ! “L^.^Jsaid: 'This law will give peace bureau. Information will be held i..........r.lto    congratulate    him    and    Maj'    ,    ...    ,,     T     J    nu unjon dumuruit *s ar m p the Blackbird s tune as the New I rested ...... •     !    rvv| " v    'on governmental "jawboning’11971 Union authorities ar-! er »’ Mean y sa,a    I    previous year, a continuation of|"T~ ifM |^ w»\numm of Ameri- in confidence, they said.    I    P lane fastcr lhan a bu,l f* jtal^vIn'‘'on'''their'''mag- the Blackbird'* tUnc as ,he New ! rested four people Saturday \    ££££&    |    ^, steady dcclinc bt 'K an » “an™ They will know that when *    *    *    has broken the transatlantic nificent achievement."    '' ork-to-I-ondon record.    night at a farm northwest of f or their ..ffcctive-ness Brennan    they    reach John S. Beving, 61, a resident speed record by more than ani An air force spokesman said The fastest previous crossing here following burglaries of one said and would havc’to be es-    Enrollment    Drop     money    wi u of Cedar Rapids for the last 28 hour    the    plane    hit    top    speeds of more of the Atlantic was 3 hours 9 St Lu Dd t w t {J - tablished on an industry bv in- Enrollment in kindergarten for them. years, was bom Nov. 12, 1912, The SR-71. successor to the U> aa 2,000 m ph. during the minutes from Boston to Paris.; ,a 0 WeSt ^' V ° y *" through the eighth grade ta ex-1    Workers    Hights near Wellsburg. He was rn ar- 2 high-altitude spy plane, landed record flight.    flown last June by the Con-; “    Meany    said    guidelines    were    P^ted to drop 2.1 percent to    ....    .. ried to Patricia Longerbeam in | at tho Farnborough airfield He said the P lane exceeded (corde, the Anglo-French super-1 Charged with various counts    johnson    ad-     344 million. Public schools will The pension bill for the first retirement, their be there waiting June of 1951. She died Jan. 3,<south of London Sunday after' th e speed of a 30.06-caliber bul-(sonic jetliner. The previous New were Charles Doehmler, 21, ministration and “became sort have 8W.0W fewer pupils and time guarantees workers rights 1974    !completing the 3,490-mile flight ! let, which travels at 3,000 feet a York-to-London record was 4!nawkeye; his wife, Rachellelof a laugh in the industrial nonpublic schools will lose about to some retirement benefits if . Mr, Beving was an employe of f rom N ew y or k j n one hour and second, the Rock Island railroad and aI 56 minutes, member of the Brotherhood of Flying as high as 15 miles, it Old Record Turks Claim Greeks Slew van reported. “We were on au- $16.(KHI Theft At 2,000 m.p.h., the SR-71 was flying at 3,100 feet a second. The air force said it w a s^ ask-j tomatic pi j ot for two thirds 0 fjanne Saland, 15, Waterloo, a the way.”    runaway from the Mitchellville „ .    „ r, . *    training school for girls. She Public Debut    ;    ?    ,.    r    . I was returned to the school. Sullivan and Widdiefield took off from the U.S. Strategic Air Command’s base    at    Beale,    I The four reportedly broke    into Pv/rtrlA+c    *’ crossed the    U.S.    at sub-    Marks jewelry store in    St. iv V^ypnOT5    sonic speeds, and slowed    to 500    Lucas    and took approximately COSIA, Cyprus (AP)    _    miles an hour to refuel    twice    $16,000    worth of rings, watches Friends may call at the chapel and we w ould have made it a j Turkey claims that Greek over the Atlantic, near New-and other items, after 2 p m. Tuesday.    j    New    York-Paris    record,”    one    of    lcvm-iots    massarred itmm of bondland and south of Green- Also broken into was Bill s land.    Sport shop in West Union, from C    C„ r    „    I    /.LmJaJ     ! .(■::. (vt. 1    tho    worn     Th, ‘    * :l -*vkb:r<l    Ii..    In    » h 1 c h    I. OOV I OUriSTS race Unieaaeamen! of Cyprus is blaming scrvlct ' slnce 1»». but its ap- handguns and assorted ammiral- ’    'Turkish troops for the death of P earance at the Farnborough Hon were taken a noted Greek Cypriot artist s ^ ow was its d(, ^ ut    A    new pickup truck    was stolen The Turkish state radio    in    P U M‘ C The air force said    it has    from Wilbur Ford Sales in West Ankara said that at least    40     a ran B e of more than 2.000    miles    Union.    This was later found fariiM    nf Turk#    m net Iv r4iiWrnn    without refueling and can photo-    northeast of St. Lucas with    the Vinland old    people’,    were removed    8 ra P h an area the    size    of Bri *    windshield, back window    and w -    *    -    tain in just over an hour, pro- dashboard blasted out. ducing pictures detailed enough The jewelry and Railroad Clerks local 954.    |    averaged    1,817    miles an hour, Surviving are a son, John, at a spokesman said, home; his mother, Maggie Bev-    ,    ..    . ing. Wellsburg; a brother.:     Nearl >'     New    '"rk-Paris LeRov, Wellsburg, and two The plane, known as the sisters. Mrs. Elmer Rupe. Cedar Blackbird, overshot the runway Rapids, and Mrs. Vinson Luwe. at the air show 20 miles south-Littleton. Colo.    west    of    London,    raced on to Am- Services: Wednesday at 10:30|Sterdam in the Netherlands. at Murdoch chapel in Marion by I wheeled sharply and flew back the Rev. Gilbert Gilgan. Burial: j to Farnborough. Oak Shade cemetery, Marion. “One slight miscalculation Tourists Face Unleaded Gas Shortage in Canada hours 46 minutes, set five years p owe u Doehmler, 21, who gave ^complex on both the union and i( ^900    they    change    jobs     aBera ^ I *^j^ : ago by a British navy Phantom    '    L h .     ki a 0    ••    The    junior    and    senior    high    I    length    of    service.    It    also    seeks and Chry Kamm    TL5^ situation i «r a des    thmu^h I. assure .hat the money for “We had no problems,” Sulli- d • Kdmm ^ 19 ; layette,    ^    ^    controls    at all or twelve, will gain 1.5 percent pensions will be there when Also apprehended was Ro*-[thecreationof"an'enmrirous fei| enr 9|lin en t to 15.6 million, ae- workers retire era! bureaucracy to control ™ rdln K     Bel1 - A11 " f «« in- Somp 3 ®°' 00W    ^ . .... md onces'at every level crease ls ox f x ' < lo<l in th « public ing private pension plans and wages ana prices al every level m    ^JLw,{thoee that may be set up in the of the economy. Meany said, but he said he was not in favor of such controls. Within Increase Brennan declined to offer specific guidelines for labor con-; tracts but said unions should try DETROIT (AP) — Americans The Canadian Automobile driving new cars into Canada Assn.    reports that only Shell this fall may have trouble find- main    easl . B ; st " hjgh ; ay ' fr0 ^    Sunday    from    a mass    grave    near ing fuel. Unleaded gas, required Detroit to Toronto and Mon-     the    villa 8 e    of    Murataga.    It    said for 1975-model cars sold in the j treal. have unleaded gasoline    h    ms    had    been    shot    and US, will be scarce north of the now.    Other stations along the border, especially off main route    indicate they are planning tourist routes. Canada’s industry department says about a third of the brand-name gas stations in urban J areas will have unleaded fuel available this October, but only one in eight stations in rural areas will offer it. I abided gas is required for the catalytic converter system used on most American 1975-model cars to control emissions. The one hopeful sign for prospective tourists is that Detroit mechanics say a few tankfuls of leaded gas will not ruin the converter. to get it, but won t say when Americans may also have to keep a funnel in their trunk before they head north. The i gas tank opening on the new cars is too small for the nozzle used to pump leaded gas, and a funnel has to be used if unleaded gas isn t available. Ford, Chrysler and American Motors have not put the converters on their cars sold in Canada. General Motors will I make them optional. Ford of-I f id als said the decision not to ■ equip its Canadian cars with the 'converter was made because of the unavailability of the fuel. The industry department es- Levied gasoline will not hurt tim ates unleaded gas sales in the engine on a car with a Canada will account for juM 2 5 catalytic converter, hut it will percent of tin* total >old in the eventually ruin the converter, country in 1974, and less than leaving the car to pollute more 7.5 percent in 1976 And officials than allowed under the I say most "  J    ! “     nx * Canada tourists |of the demand in will come from U.S Clean Air Act Converters are estimated cost between $110 and $150. to >ome of the bodies mutilated The exhumation was witnessed by I. N. peacekeeping troops and foreign newsmen, the broadcast claimed. It said the grave was discovered by a shepherd who saw a hand sticking out of the ground. Meanwhile, the Greek Cypriot government announced that Michael Kashiaios, a 90-year-old primitive painter, died Saturday of injuria inflicted on him two weeks ago by Turkish troops In an interview last week. Kashiaios said some Turkish soldiers invaded his home to rob him and beat him when he said he had no money. He suf- (Continued Page 3, Col. 3.) hula if's Chuckle A little old lady being checked in at an airline counter asked the agent: “How long a hangover will I have in Paris?” Copyright mum, _______ .J j of the • Continued: Page 3, Col, 4.) (Continued Page 3, Col, 2 ' class of 1975 is expected to be future are affected by the law. the largest in history exceeding But the law does not require last year’s 3.1 md lion graduates, employers without pension plans College and university enroll- to establish them. Only about ments will increase about IOO,- half the U S. work force has OOO. or 1.3 percent to 8.6 mil- such protection. lion students. Virtually ail of Nor does the bill necessarily to keep wage demands within j ^ increase is expected to oc- increase pension benefits, which the increase in the coe! of liv-j cur in public institutions.    now average about $141 a month Bell said education expends for retired workers. tores this year may total $108 But the legislation contains billion, an increase of $11 bil-jso-called “vesting” provisions, lion or some ll percent over (which guarantee the employe last year’s bill of $97 billion jail the pension benefits to which Breaking down the costs, ele- he is entitled after no more mentary and secondary schoo spending is expected to rise IO' percent to $68 billion. That’s $62 billion tor public schools, an t increase, and $6 bit ing. He said he favors contracts which provide wage increases when the cost of living rises hut also acknowledged that some workers particularly hard hit by inflation should be allowed larger pay increases to catch up Meany said he expected to see a tax increase after the No-v e rn b e r elections although Ford’s epokesmcn have ruled ll pe (Co Page 3, Col. 3. Ate Huckleberries, Slept on Ferns Lost 4 Days, Woman, 71, Survives BRIDAL VEIL, Ore. I AP) — Seventy-one-year-old Frances Hodge, lost for four days on the rugged slopes of a 4.000-foot mountain, kept herself alive by eating berries, sleeping on a fern lied and using survival techniques learned years ago. But when she was rescued, she apologized for the wild huckleberry stains on her hands and shooed away photographers and reporters as she wins carried to safety. Miss Hodge disappeared Wednesday when she left a group of picnickers from a Mil-w auk ic, Ore, retirement home to find a rest room. When she did not return to the the group conducted its ?arch, then called auth- parh own critics. She was found Sunday by a forest ranger just over a mile from the headquarters of a 100-member search party. “She was sitting in a trail, holding two sticks idle used for walking,” said David Kiser, the ranger at Mt. Hood national forest east of Portland who found Miss Hodge. “I was surprised that she looked in as good condition as she did. She looked almost as neat as the pictures carried in the newspapers, except her dress was a little soiled ” “She said, Tm lost,’ ” Kiser said Searchers, who had called in helicopters to bolster their ids just a bound- efforts, shook their I disbelief when they w she had been found short distance from th ary of string they had set a few days earlier. Clad in a housedress and sturdy oxfords, the former biology' teacher and medical librarian told Kiser that she had kep herself alive with survival techniques learned years ago in a hiking club “She was in pretty wild country,” the ranger said. “If she would have gone north she would have hit the steep bluffs overlooking t h e Columbia river. Otherwise, she would have continued in the rolluig terrain with some pretty steep slopes and canyons.” Kiser said he had a brief att river [ermined tho ud condition, < (‘(Mild aleri with Mls he Hodge Kl id left her the sear “She didn’t seem alarmed at being left again,” said Kiser. “She just asked for something to sit on, so I gave her my veal ” When a team of sheriff’s deputies and Explorer Scouts arrived with a litter, Miss Hodge asked for a drink of water or oi ange juice. Later, at Gresham Community hospital, she had another request — no more huckleber nos. “She said she’d just had huckleberries to eat and she didn’t want to see another one,” a nurse said. than 15 years of service An employer may pick one of I three options for vesting: 25% of Benefits The first would provide a worker at least 25 percent of his benefits after five years on the job and IOO percent after ,15 years. The second would give total rights to accumulated benefits only after IO years, but nothing if the employe left the job before then. The third option provides for (Continued: Page 3, Col. 5.) Today s Index Comics i_______________ ... 21 Crossword ....... 26 Daily Record ...... 3 Deaths ____ ... 3 Editorial Features ... 6 Farm . 18 Financial 27 Marion 19 Movies .. 25 Society . 12-15 Sports 21 24 State ..... 4.5 Television ... IS W ant Ads ...21-35 iMrjMM