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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - September 7, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                Partly cloudy with i: h a n c e of thunder- storms through Sun- chiy. ]avt tonight mid 511s. High Sunday, up- per 70s. VOLUME 92 NUMBElfST CITY FINAL CEDAK HAPJDS, IOWA, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 1974 ASSOCIATED PRESS, UPI, NEW YORK TIMES Gazelle Leased Wires Turkish and Greek Cypriot leaders have agreed to ex- change military and civilian prisoners and lists of thousands of refugees in the first Cyprus accord signed since the Geneva talks broke down last month. The agreement came on Fri- day as Glafcos Clerides, the Greek Cypriot president ol Cyprus, and Rauf Denktash, the Turkish Cypriot leader, met in the war-torn Ledra Palace hotel near the dividing line between the Greek and Turkish Cypriot communities of Nicosia. But the agreement evidently did little to restore peace to the island. Turkish troops under the cover of heavy rifle fire, Friday pushed westward again along the coast, a Greek Cypriot government spokes- man said Saturday. He said at least two Greek Cypriot national guardsmen were wounded in a bitter ex- change of gunfire with the ad- vancing Turks late Friday night. He did not specify how far the Turks advanced. Turkish Warning In Ankara, meanwhile, Tur- kish Prime Minister Bulent Ecc- vit warned that further delays in negotiating a political solu- tion for Cyprus could leave the island permanently divided. "Life on the island cannot wait indefinitely and adminis- tration in both zones would have to take shape and be consoli- dated so that eventually there would be no room left for a fed- eral roof to join these two au- tonomous administrations." Ece- vit told Associated Press corre- spondent Nick Ludington in an interview. Ecevit accused Greece of stalling in resuming the peace talks because he said they "may have in mind the annexa- tion of the remaining part of Cyprus to Greece." The Greek guvernmunl and Clerides have repeatedly vowed they will not resume discussions on the future of Cyprus until the Turks withdraw from some oc- cupied territory on the island. Weekly Talks The meeting between Clerides and Denktash behind the blown- out windows of the Ledra Pal- ace now a barracks for Cana- dian United Nations troops was a resumption of weekly talks the two leaders have agreed to hold. The talks had been suspended four days ago. The agreement on Friday called for the exchange of an eslimaled prisoners and ci- vilian detainees and lists of thousands of persons missing behind battle lines on bolh President: Will Beat Inflation by July, '76 WASHINGTON (AP) Pres- ident Ford, indicating anew that he expects no quick cure, has pledged lo bring inflation under control before the nation's 200th birthday on July 4, 1976. But the first solid proposal to come out of the White House economic summit pre- I i m i n a r i e s encountered prompt resistance from two of the administration's top eco- nomic officials. A majority of the.28 econo- mists who sat around a table in the East Room with President Ford Thursday concluded the time is right for loosening up a little on the Federal Reserve Board's tight money policy. "Short-Term" Relief But on Friday, Alan Green- span, chairman of the Pres- ident's Council of Economic Ad visers, said a loosening of the money spigots now would only produce "a short-term sense o well-being." Three months lo a year later "almost certainly the increaset money supply would put us bad in the current situation if no he told a White House news briefing. And in a Dallas speech, Trea Ford Planning Review Board For Amnesty WASHINGTON (AP) Pres- ident Ford says he will cstab lish a national review board to consider amnesty for Vietnam- era draft dodgers and desert rs. The board, patterned aftei one created by President Tru- man after World war II, 5s one of "10 to 15 points" which an aide said will be included in an amnesty plan Ford will nounce on Tuesday. Tlie President personally con- firmed lu's intention to set up the review board in talking with i e w s m e n on Friday night aboard his jetliner while return- ing from Philadelphia. He said he had not decided vlio would be chairman of the >anel. which an aide said would lave three to seven members. While House Press Secretary I. F. terHorst said the review ward would be composed ba- sically of non-government mcm- jers. He said it would not in- clude military representatives. He said Hie panel would deal vilh amnesty cases both indi- Idually and by categories uch as military deserters, 'oung men who left the country o avoid (he draft or individuals vho refused induction and un- derwent prosecution. President personally will ;et Ihe broad guidelines for the up (Continued: Page 2, Col. 7.) what terHorst described as the "knotty cases." Tape, Photo Stir Hope For Kidnaped Mexican MEXICO CITY (API A tape recording purportedly from the kidnapers of President Luis Echcverria's father i n -1 a w quotes Ihe 83-year-old leftist as praising his abductors and pro- been treated "in a magnificent way" since his kidnaping at an intersection in downtown Gua- dalajara on Aug. 28. In the tape Zuno attacked "Yankee" imperialists, capital- dieting they will eventually rule'ist bankers and the Roman blocking system. photograph were delivered Friday lo n Mexico City news- lo show that paper claiming Jo.se Guadalupe Ilornan- Mexico. Catholic church for The tape, a communique and progress in Mexico. Asked if he believed Ihe revo- lutionaries would lake over Ihe country, Zimo replied: "Of course they The Iran- dez is slill alive. There was miolcd him as saying the indication as lo when the armed struggle "is cording and pictures were made. Imagnilk'cnl" and one of the The president's wife. Maria Imosl effective ways to gain Esther Xuno do Kchevorria, saidipower. The People's Armed Re- ill Guadalajara that Ihe family jvolutiomiry Front, which is was encouraged by the conimu-lknown by its Spanish language nicalions. Mrs. Kcheverria. whojinilials FHAP, has claimed re- was wailing fnr copies of for Ihe abduction. II picture and tape lo arrive, said [demanded million and free- she was very hopeful il would rtom for 10 political prisoners in prove lo he her father'.s voice. exchange for life. But sury Secretary Simon contended that "fiscal and monetary re- straint must be tiently and consistently sustained period of time." The only alternative lo tight money, Simon said, .is controls. And conlrols "arc the enemy of the market and could kill the economic system as we know it." 'Ford Cautious Addressing a dinner on day night ending a reconvening of the First Conti- nental Congress in Philadelphia, Ford said of his still evolving economic policy, "We seem to move cautiously and loo deliberately." But he said no one should underestimate America's ability to battle "the tyranny of dou- ble-digit which he de- scribed as "our common enemy in 1974." Ford did not spell out what policies he will adopt in his anti- inflation program, but he told the diners in a yellow and white striped tent set up behind Independence Hall: "We are going after, one and all, Democrats, Republicans and independents, the public enemy of inflation in 1974 and we will lick him before July 4, 1976." Old Problem Ford noted that at the session of the Continental Congress 200 years to the day before he spoke, "the colonial. delegates wrestled with their common problems of skyrocketing prices, shrinking purchasing power, shortages, hoarding anc financial speculation." The Chief Executive said thai "the men of 1774 were inflation fighters before they took up arms against the British red- coats." He said that "then as now there were no easy an- Telcoholo HURRICANE LIGHTING Hank Schwager, manager of a motel in Biloxi, Miss., watched Satur- day as employe Carolyn David cleaned lamps in preparation for the onslaught of Hurricane Carmen. Ford did not define what he would regard as a victory over nflation, but presumably he lad in mind bringing the annual rate of increase in living costs down to a level well under 5 percent a year. The current annual rate is 11 percent. "Inflation is the crualest kind of taxation without represent- Ford told his audience. 'I have come here tonight lo ask your help, and the help of our 210 million countrymen, not only in celebrating what's right about, America in 1974, but in correcting what is wrong." Mississippi Lock Project Halted; Deceit Claimed WASHINGTON (AP) The Army Corps of Engineers de- ceived congress and violated the aw in proposing to replace a Mississippi river lock and dam hat is the "pivotal crossroads" if Ihe inland waterways, a fed- eral judge said Friday. U. S. District Judge Charles Richcy said the corps must ewrite its environmenlal-im- iact statement for Lock and Dam 26 at Alton, 111., and obtain he consent of congress before le will allow the )roject to continue. On Thursday, Richey issued a ireliminary injunction against he. project clearly shows it is he forerunner of a back-door rebuilding of Ihe upper Mississippi navigational Transfer Denied Mozambique Independence Pact Signed LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) Portugal and the Mozambique guerillas signed an agreement today paving the way for in- dependence in the African col- ony and calling for an end to 10 years of fighting as of midnight tonight. The historic Gazette Leased AVires NEW ORLEANS Rejuve- nated Hurricane Carmen, carry- ing winds and gusts of 130-160 miles per hour pushed through the Gulf of Mexico Saturday to- ward an expected landfall at sunset at the mouth of the Mis- sissippi river. The National Weather Ser- vice called the storm "ex- tremely dangerous." It said Carmen was expected to strike the Gulf Coast some- where along the 125 miles be- tween Grand Isle, La., and Mobile, Ala. Carmen was moving north at 12 to 15 m.p.h., and was expect- ed to maintain that speed and direction during the day, fore- casters said. They said Carmen was likely to increase in size and strength. Forecasters said gale winds "are occurring just off shore, and will begin in most of the warning area along the coast by or before noon today, with hur- on agreement was signed by Ernesto Auguslo Nelo Antunes, Portuguese minister without portfolio, and Samora Machel, president of the Mo- z a m b i q u e Liberation Front, which has been fighting Ihe Por- tuguese army to achieve in- dependence. Under the agreement the col- only will become fully indepen- dent next June 25 and a transi- tional government dominated by Ihe front is to be set up next week. Laws by Decree The transitional government will legislate through decree, maintain public order, take over he economic administration of he territory and restructure its judicial systems. It is to be composed of a )rime minister appointed by Ihe "ronl, and nine other ministers, six of them appointed by the "ront and three by Portugal's high commissioner to Mozam- bique. A joint military commission will also be sei up lo make sure he cease-fire is enforced. It will consist of equal numbers of rep- from the front and he Portuguese armed forces, )ut figures were nol given. Joint Defense Tile pact said Portugal and he front will act jointly in the defense of Ihe "territorial integ- rity of Mozambique against ag- Although not giving details, he agreement provided for 'special agreements" to define BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) The left-wing Mon- lonero guerillas have declared open war on the government of President Isabel Peron, promis- ing arson, assassinations, sabo- tage and bombings. Mario Firmenich, the 26-year- old leader of the guerillas, lold clandestine news conference Friday that the terrorist cam- paign had already begun with the murder of two policemen, Ihe blowing up of a French- owned aulo salesroom, the kid- naping of a steel-mill executive and a raid on a police station. grcssions by police and para- police groups against the peo- ple's forces." The final break between the militant Pcronist left and Mrs. Peron's government apparently was signaled by an article in the leftist magazine La Causa Peronista last week. The article described in detail the 1970 as- sassination of former President Pedro It was signed by Firmenich and another Mon- loncro who were convicted of the killing and later granted amnesty. On Friday, Mrs. Peron or- Saturday a bomb exploded o r o d La Causa Peronista the apartment of the interim closed, charging it with consis- tently seeking to undermine Ar- gentine unity. The magazine, the last remaining organ of the Peronist. left, was the seventh publication shut down since Peron took office. rector of Buenos Aires universi- ty, seriously injuring him and 4- his wife and killing their month-old son, officials said. As Firmenich spoke Friday the Montoncro "War Communi- que No. 1" was also read lo newsmen in oilier Argentine cities. The statement was also signed by Ihe main Peronist youth organization and ils ad- juncts. The "Imperialism" leftists accused Mrs. Peron, widow of former Pres- ident Juan Peron, of right-wing sympathies and of "harboring imperialism and the oligarchy." The guerillas Hie armed vanguard of the leftist Peronist Youth Movement, which claims members pledged a "popular war" until the govern- ment ends "all forms of repres. ion." They called upon Mrs. Peron lo free political prisoners; re- store freedom of expression; lift bans on reforms, on mass dem- onstrations and on Ihe national labor movement; and abolish Peron's "social pact" syslem of wage and price conlrols. At Buenos Aires university, a student assembly chanted Mon- toncro slogans as the announce- ment was read. Striking aulo. r t mi' i. ruriti. nmtuiiiz HUIO. the sta us of Portuguese fl d resident m Mozambique and J, jn snssiolv He filed a 22-page opinion Fri- day, along with a second order denying the corps' motion to transfer the case to Missouri. Not only do Washington courts have Ihe expertise in such cases, he said, but "Ibis case will obviously have an im- pact, upon Ihe environment and the social and economic welfare of line entire midweslern waler. way system as well as Ihe conn- i i I Mozambique citizens resident in 'or tu gal on a "reciprocal lasis." Slow Aid to Egypt CAIRO (UPI) The Europe- in Economic Community will do Is parl lo encourage bankers and industrialists to compete in Egypt's long range economic development bill the work will be slow, an economic official said today. try." The Sierra Club, the Izaak Wallon league and 21 railroads] Today's Clniclilt If you watch a game, it's fun. A transcript of Ihe tape re- Ihe government has said it successfully blocked thnjlf you play il, it's recreation. If, Iras-d by Ihr nrwspaprr torl-jslick by Mspdcyof rofusing o luting of bids on'lhc projecl. for you work a I il, it's golf. sion .said Xuno claimed he harlnicgolialc with kidnapers. (Conlinned: Pary 2. Col 31 And in Mendoza, [MO miles west of here, a Montoncro leader declared "our policy is now bul- lets and bombs." Hacked Peron The guerillas had actively participated in Hie drive that brought Peron back to power last year after an ID-year exile. After Peron's return. Hie Mon- lonero leaders proclaimed their abandonment of violence and their return lo legitimate politi- cal activity. Bill friction rapidly developed between Ihe left and right wings of Hie wide-ranging Peronist 'ciiient. Firmenieli said Hie iaii decided lo relurn Panel: Halt Aid To South Korea WASHINGTON (AP) The senate foreign relations commit- tee has recommended a phase- out of military aid in South Korea. The administration of former President Nixon had requesled military aid totaling some million this year to South Korea. However, the committee re- jected the proposal as part of its over-all foreign aid package which is scheduled to come to the senate floor for a vole later this month. A spokesman for the commit- tee said the recommendation was based on a finding by the General Accounting Office thai Korea could bear the cost of its own defense and because com- mittee members objected lo what they said was repression on the part of the Soulh Korean government. Ford, Rabin To Talk SR JL Efti D S conditions beginning this fates: and spreading inland HUM u WD u W m it VM U D W several hours ahead of center." wuoi uuwU Pii ii flu Tides WASHINGTON (AP) service said tides of 10 to slates say they will need feet were expected over a ?350 billion for facilities to area where the center 1983 clean water goals, hut the coast, and live to.i.Q Environmental feet elsewhere in the warning Agency has lold feels the totals are an of residents o: Mississippi, Ala- "f believe Ihese totals and to a lesser degree overstate the cost of boarded up window's the 1983 EPA stocked storm supplies. trator Russell Train said in began early Satur- preliminary report of stale in the flat delta country timates sent lo of New Orleans, the ex- The report was sent lo target of the eye of the Hill Tuesday and made people are so used to it Train suggested that said the dispatcher house public works Ihe sheriff's office in St. Ber- "may well wish to parish. "They're boarding the utility of this method" of Ilipir homes and doing every- timating Hie need for they usually do." construction serious storms EPA reported last year a struck the Louisiana-Mis- survey which eslimaled a border areas in the last for some billion for years. Three storms since struction of waste Audrey, Betsey and Ca- plants, interceptor sewers have killed over GOO combined and caused hundreds of sewers to meet federal of dollars in damage. treatment standards that must be met in This year's survey allowed Isle was considered clusion of additional types vulnerable in its costs and set a new target position south of :he more stringent Orleans. The smallest tide treatment standards due lo the city, and there is only effect in Page 2, Col. 8.) Three OAS Nations End to Cuba WASHINGTON (AP) any efforts to export its permanent council of the in the hemisphere. nization of American Stales note cited the changes in scheduled lo meet Monday international scene over Ihe consider a formal request for an end to the len-year-old OAS decade as Ihe chief basis for lifting Ihe embargo. "The reduction of tensions bargo of the understanding be- The request, made Friday the rival superpowers Hie governments of brought an end lo Hie cold Cosla Rica, and Colombia, the message said. slitutcs the beginning of a Ford administration, ac- process Ihat is expected to to diplomats, has done WASHINGTON (AP) the lifting of sanctions nothing lo interfere with the an- some Iwo months from now. A ti-embargo movement, but its final vote could be expected by public statements suggest a eon- li Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin President Ford will meet Iwice nexl week, a spokesman said. Today's Index Comics Church Crossword Daily Record Deaths Edilorial Features Financial Marion Movies Sports Television Want Ads 5 ....2 2 ...8 7 R 10 7 11-15 OAS foreign ministers at a tinning anti-Castro posture. This meeting set lo start in Quito, is viewed largely as a gesture to EcuadoronNov.il. Hie many conservative govcrn- Thc initiative comes as good ments in Ihe hemisphere which news for Cuba Prime Minister have followed Washington's lead Fidel Caslro, who has long cri- over the years in .support of Ihe Ihe embargo as an impc-'''ml'iirgo. Meanwhile, Ihe slate depart- ment denied reports Friday Ihat American officials had met in Switzerland with Cuban Foreign Minister Raul Roa who Is on a European tour. The dcparlment described as "without founda- a report Ihat Roa met rialisl plot imposed Cuba by the U. S. against underground in response lo But a nole prepared by the three nations asks no apologies for Ihe sanctions. Us wording apparently reflects an attempt gain the support of Ihe more rigid anti-Cuba nations in Ihe I hemisphere the U. S. includ-j with U. S. "officials in Bern tc ied. It. contains no endorsement discuss Ihe re-establishment ol !of Cuban policies and carries an relations between the two conn- implicit warning lo Cuba not lo Irios   

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