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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - September 21, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Weather- Mostly sunny Sunday with highs about 60. Lows tonight in 3fts. Tthf (techie i\ttpitta VOLUME 92- NUMBER 255 CITY FINAL 15 CENTS CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1974 FEAR 7,000 ASSOCIATED PRESS, UPI, NEW YORK TIMES BY FIFI Trial Delay °^ s i 9 alls Meeting on SO Wait On Cuban Issue Nixon Plea WASHINGTON (AP) - U. S. District Judge John Sirica has decided to wait for a direct appeal from Richard Nixon before deciding if the former President is healthy enough to testify at the Watergate cover-up trial. Although Nixon’s health was cited in a defendant's request for delay of the trial which Sirica turned down Friday, the issue is expected to come up again before it begins Oct. I. Sirica turned down a request WASHINGTON (AP) - An j Organization of American States 'foreign ministers’ meeting has been called for Nov. 8 in Quito, Equador, to determine if the Cuban embargo should be ended. The OAS permanent council voted 21 to 0 Friday night to convene the meeting. In supporting the resolution offered by Colombia, Costa Rica and Venezuela, American Ambassador William Mailliard said United States willingness to “reexamine the matter does not imply a judgment on a substance of the issue.” A two-thirds majority of the for a 60-to-90-day delay from 21 nations will be required to former White House aide John overturn the 10-year-old OAS Ehrlichman. ban on diplomatic and trade „ ,    „. . ,    .. 4U    relations with Cuba. Before Sirica s ruling, the special Watergate prosecutor, Leon ; Jaworski. urged the judge to The em oargo was conduct his own    immediate    in-1    after the OAS found    Cuba    guilty quirv into the    former    Pres-     0 f intervention in    Venezuela, ident s health.    T be delegations of    Chile,    Uru- Pledge Evidence embargo was imposed Team of Experts Jaworski said Sirica should send a team of medical experts to examine Nixon if the latter’s lawyer, Herbert Miller, declares him too ill to testify. The Jaworski suggestion to Sirica was temporarily voided when Sirica turned down Ehr-lichman's request for delay. But next week it is expected that Miller will make an effort to persuade Sirica that his client should not be required to testify. In an unrelated civil case in California, Miller said Nixon would suffer personal hardship if required to give a sworn de-; position. The plaintiffs’ attorney guay and Paraguay said Cuba has not abandoned its interventionist policies and pledged to provide documentary evidence to back up their charge. Bolivian Delegate Jose Juan Loria said any evidence of con-, tinuing intervention would be! sufficient cause for his govern-' ment to vote to prolong the em-; bargo. But diplomats said there are about 14 or 15 countries in the; anti-embargo bloc, enough to bring about a new era in Cuba’s relations with its hemispheric neighbors. Seven Set Ties Hurricane Toll Up in Honduras TEGUCIGALPA, Hond u r a s ; fluctuate between 7,000 and I (AP) — An estimated 7,000 to 8,000. As waters recede and res-8,000 Hondurans have died in cue brigades are able to get to floods and landslides caused by! lhc h hard hil ?«“■ f wc 1    \    would    not    be    surprised    if    the    fig- Hurricane Fifi, the n a t i o n a I i ure j ncreaS ed ” emergency committee said Sa-    *    *    * turday.    U.    S. Ambassador Philip San- “Rescue brigades and radio cb€Z told NBC News he was hams confirm that in the town of Choloma alone there are between 3,000 a.id 4,000 dead,” Col. Eduardo Andino, committee skeptical of the emergency committee estimates. Sanchez, without quoting any sources of his own, said the fig- Ford, Gromyko Confer -UPI Telephoto President Ford meets with Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko at the White House. The Chief Executive told his visitor they had "a lot to talk about"—an apparent reference, among other things, to an impending agreement on trade and emigration of Soviet Jews. Seeing Possible Spot Shortages Of Anti-Freeze Suspeci Arrested in Policewoman's Death Burger Injured In Trying Out Birthday Bike coordinator, said in a telephone I 'ires were "way out of line” and interview     the dead possibly should be , “During the first recounts- !“ untpd , in hundreds ins,ead of isance flight we made today in ,,)Usan s _ I .    .     6 ,    u He said there had not yet 1 air force planes, we saw hun- ,    .    . . .    „ .    - , L a t k a ^    been an actual body count and. water ’     QWn thou « h many villages had ( W "In many places where therei^f"^ or *stroyed. it did ; had been townships there is now Mow. hat them militants nothing, only water.”    ,    “e ^ple live with hurri- “AII Covered    canes and know what to do Andino said “destruction waS; aboLd them, he told NBC, tremendous” in towns and ports which contacted him by en the Atlantic coast where Fifi I phone from New York, struck Thursday with sustained;    * * * winds of HO miles per hour and In El Salvador, at least gusts to 140     were re P orted dead and many In'Puerto Certes, Tela, LaCei-! : wake,■ ba, Trujillo and Castilla only:, T ^ re .    5,    ™ structures built on high ground 5    ^     M escaped destruction, Andinol ’    ,    . , w . i    ...    .    I    but there were reports of dam- said. “Everything else is cover-! PH hv water ”     age to roads ’ bndges ’ commum- y    ,    cations and electrical services. He said air rescue missions p^j was reduC e d to a tropical from Nicaragua and Guatemala st0rm Friday Tbe Mexican were made impossible by bad wea jher bureau reported it was tele- 30 NEW YORK (AP) - Three major antifreeze producers say there should be enough to meet Growing hemispheric opposi- the demand this winter, but WASHINGTON (AP) — Police|died shortly after arrival have arrested the man they sus- hospital, pect of shooting a rookie police- Bryant was arrested a woman to death and are search- yards from the garage. it a few weather, and missions by land and water were extremely difficult. “We are using the 60 launches that we have, but they are not; ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) _ienough,” Andino said. Chief Justice Warren Burger re-    100.000    Stranded ceived hospital treatment Fri-j He estimated 100,000 persons! day night for minor injuries suf- were stranded, “some in nearby some on the roofs of their packing 50 m.p.h. winds and heading toward the Mexican east coast port of Vera Cruz. agreed to a postponement. tion to the embargo has been;they warn the market will be ing for a second man.    Officials    said    the suspects had fered wbi,c tr y ing out a newl hil,s ’ The U. S. court of appeals reflected by the decision of (igbt and some retailers are a1-' Officer Gail Cobb, 24, was the been parked across the street bicycle that was a birthday Friday turned down two cover-,seven OAS members to Ir e a d y charging exorbitant first policewoman in the nation from the savings and loan office present from his family. up defendants who had asked an tarnish ties with Cuba notwith-    .     t0    be    killed    in    line of duty since and were being watched by two police said Burger who indbHnHep^t^mentor    charac-    pnc£    Jibe    FBI    began    keep,    ng    such|p 0 , 1C e    sergeants    who    thought    a    , urned    67    Tues dav.    apparently ...    ---- - ---- tAr Af thA    p * npff    1,131    De    records    in    1960,    officials    said. holdup was planned.    ] ost    control    of    the Nixon by President Ford resulted in climate in which an impartial jury cannot be chosen. Strachan Denial In a 5 to I decision, the court said it is up to Sirica to decide if he can find 12 jurors — from among a potential pool of 1,000 persons — who are not biased against the defendants. The appeals court also denied a request from defendant Gordon Strachan, a former White House aide, that charges against him be dismissed. The judges said that, while Strachan’s arguments may be legitimate, they should be considered on appeal if he is convicted and the trial, expected to take three months, has been completed. Other defendants are former White House chief of staff H. R. Haldeman. former Attorney General John Mitchell, former assistant Attorney General Robert Mardian and former re-election committee lawyer Kenneth Parkinson. A key point stressed by most a    shortage in isolated    retail of these delegations was I markets f rom b me to time,’’ the embargo is an anomaly in    . SDOkes man for    Union an era of East-West detente. It    spokesman    J r    union was also denounced as having a    Carbide, the    nation s    largest debilitating effect on inter-    producer. American solidarity.    The    company has increased The foreign ministers’ meet-    the wholesale    price of    Prestone ing will not take up the question    anti-freeze from $1.77    a    gallon of readmission of Cuba to the last fall to $2.40 to $2.50 because OAS. Cuba was expelled 12 'of higher production and raw years ago and Prime Minister material costs. But there are Castro has said he is not inter- reports of individual retailers ested in rejoining.    charging    anywhere    from    $6    to - $12 a gallon. Ray leaves    One    reason for possible spot Canada Ups Natural Gas Export Price homes and still others in trees. . But there are many roofless j OTTAWA (AP) — Canada has houses, and people have been'announced a 67 percent increase balanced on the tops of walls in the average price of natural for three days.”    leas exported to the U. S., effec- There were reports from San dan - 1 ■ Pedro de Sula, the second I arg-1 Energy Minister Donald Mayest Honduran city, that authori-| dona ^ d said Friday that the ties there had ordered bodies price paid by American utilities burned to prevent an epidemic. | would rise to $1 per 1,000 cubic Andino said the committee f eet - U P , ^ rom tbe present had put together a picture of avenge price of 60 cents, what happened in Choloma in The new price will cost them about $330 million a year, MANILA (AP)—Emmet Kay, shortages is that the companies the last known American prison- had little inventory with winter er of war in Indo-China, left nearing and are shipping what loan office. Clark Field *ir base Saturday they make directly to market. A for Honolulu, official sources re- given area could run out be-ported. *    Tween shipments. ■    .    .        bicycle, ..A- m ^ n ld f nt i f j ed a * ,,ames when the officers approached swerved into a curb and fell to Willie Bryant, 25, of as mg- tbe car Qne occupa m p U u ed a the pavement while pedaling ton, was arrested on a murder I sawed-«>ff shotgun from beneath along a heavily-traveled road charge minutes a ter s e was a t 0W el. Both suspects fled on near his home in this Washing-shot rn the heart at an un- foot as (he offjcers d fjre ton suburb derground parking garage Fri-     r dav    Parents’    Role    An    aide    said Burger was Hundreds of office workers on T be office is three blocks treated for a sIigbt rib fracture, their lunch hour lined sidewalks; f rom the garage in an area of a dlslocated ngbt r } n 8 fir ) ger P art    from    reports    of    authorities as police searched in vain for new office buildings a half-mile a " a C . Ut ° V6r \ S f! uP if bro f dcast    by    amateur    radl °     op ' the second man.    from the White House.    required several stitches. He erators.    cnread    over    a    Deriod    to    cive    U J".    I,ii 1 ” r ,"“' , (a, f r h "  v r “ or sXrdly"™. (uiL. (t.-!'! 1 nm^srcS»l®ma    s.    imp. r t,f S    lime    lo    adjuil    (heir .•» -- • -• *?    ars    srsa patrol when she apparently re- ton, Va., and her mother is a first time, thi aide said, sponded to police radio reports crossing guard.    ^ fast-moving car forced him that two suspicious men were Policewomen have been as- over tbe curb - He tned to J um P fleeing from near a savings and signed to street patrol duty in curb and didn t quite make it.” he He said the increase would be Washington since 1972. waves whipped up by Fifi,” An-dino said. "Tile water backed Just over 1,000 billion cubic fee up in the form of peat waves of natural gas - 40 percent of that undermined a hill close to its production to the L. S., Choloma, which served as a most of it going to Western and Confronts Man viously. they had been confined .The spokesman said Burger‘natural gas ac- Nixon to Hospital in Long Beach Monday _ .. .    ...    ...    I to investigation of sex crimes I thought he might have been bur st it cast earth, water aml counts for about 5 >rcent of all Told by a citizen that a man an{ ^ cases involving juveniles, brushed by a fender. The auto r °cks on the town.    consumed    in    the    U    S with a gun had run into the U the city - s 4 786 ^ lice of . did not stop.    Sleeping    at    Time    consumea    me    u. garage. she followed an j    fleers, 266 are women.    !    The    spokesman    said    Burger About 42 million Americans use fronted him as he emerged from I ,7,    '** v    ;    *    "    ■    I    “We    think    the    people    were    natural gas to heat their homes. A mtmnm     g    | I think we prevented a rob-,has ridden a bicycle most of his s i eepin g w hen the town was Macdonald said there may be a restroom.    Kp rv    todav.”    one    officer    said.    life.    frtHiuentlv    having    taken     .Ko    fnrthor    until thp nrir#» Opium Control Plan Approved WASHINGTON (AP) - A new method of controlling cultivation of the opium poppy to keep his hands against the wall while LONG BEACH. Calif. (AP) — [dan, will issue daily medical j she radioed for help. Richard Nixon, who reportedly reports.    She    failed    to    draw    her service said last week he didnt expect! The doctors say they want to I revolver, however, and he pro- to come out alive if hospitalized, will enter a hospital here Mon- given intravenously and later can be taken orally. Julie Arrival Investigators said witnesses'; ^ ,^ s y t ” s °, Said ' ! |^ 1^"^ ^ ‘ akc " I flooded. Yesterday, when we.further increases until .he price accounts varied, but Miss Cobb     1 M us ' hf    long    Jaunt    I    flew over it, we saw houses upreaches parity with competing may have had the suspect place { In Air Force Because use anticoagulant drugs to dis- duced an automatic pistol and solve the clots. Medication in shot her once, they said. She such treatments must first be day for treatment of the phlebitis that has painfully swollen his (left leg. ■it m th kxxmin    hoc    Officials at Memorial Hospital jt     was    n0 (    immediately    known it from the htroin market has Medica , canter said he would if any    fam ij y    members    would been approved in principle bv be hospitalized for at least three $t ay yyjtb Nixon. Daughter Julie Turkey, the state department days.    |    Eisenhower arrived in San essays.    Doctors    say    phlebitis    has    mente Thursday, and sources Turkish farmers will be re- created two blood clots in Nix-quired to cut the entire poppy on s l e 8. cither of which could plant in the field, with the be fatal if it broke free and opium gum extracted later by lodged in his heart or lungs, government agents under strict    Sixth Floor supervision. In past harvests, farmers have extracted the gum.,    , themselves and apparently d j. leaving the presidency, could fly | Tk ach never explained why I antagonists. ,'erted portions of it for process- ** helicopter from his San Cle-1 Nixon felt that way. top of other houses. It must energy sources. The Canadian have been a wall of earth and Energy Board has recommend-: water that fell on them.    ed hikes of 20 cents per thou- “It is impossible to calculate sand cubic feet in each of the 'the exact number of lives lost, next three years, but we are convinced from the! Importers would be given the reports received and from our choice of paying the higher SACRAMENTO, Calif (API reached Chapdelaine wiih post-, 0 " 1 ’ inspection that lh.- figures Robert Chapdelaine has a sad age due, he had long since been Letter Took 356 Days said she came to persuade him to enter a hospital. Nixon ruled out a hospital stay a week ago Friday when he New Press Aide. sb)ry t0 (ell about how he ended scrubbed from the list of appli-! ProcIrlAn+'c Son "No Misleading" ' , h in “J* L ’ s a " f»r« becausejcants.    President s oon the postal service took 3a6 days He says he joined the air    K-z-v rnpfc In Old FI WASHINGTON (AP) - Pres-, to deliver a letter ai to<nS town. I force because “I thought it ident Ford's new press secre-    And when it finally arrived,    would    be a good    way to get tary, Ron Nessen, a veteran    t bt » letter came with    two    cents    police    training. But    I want    to be television correspondent, t o o k    ^stage due because    the    rates    a highway patrolman, a    civil- over Friday with promises to     bad gone up during    the    year    ian.” get as much news as possible|Chapdelaine was waiting. ‘    Happy    Ending” Having failed to get the job    ,    . , which he believes the lost letter But Chapdelaine s present price for the next two years, Macdonald said. But he said if they adopted the latter course their export license would be canceled at the end of the two years. to the from the White House American people. He promised not to knowingly mislead or lie to the White was examined by Tkach. It was Tkach who quoted him as say-j House press corps and said he Turkish N ,xon * who has remained se- j ng “if j g 0 into the hospital, j sees no reason why a press see-cluded most of the time since; pp never come out alive.” I rotary and the press should be would have brought him, Chapdelaine signed up for a four-year hitch in the air force. Now he wants out. But Chapdelaine’s sad tale may yet have a happy ending. Since the story of his long-delayed letter appeared in the Sacramento Bee on Thursday, Chapdelaine has been reinstated Uhat there would be on the list for oral interviews | t ak en WASHINGTON (AP) - Ste    _ ven Ford, 18, son of the Pres-;    , ident, forgot to register with his,    ®‘ ,tate draft board on time, a White    *    The Duke House spokesman said satur-;^,,Gloucester, uncle o Queen t l iv    Elizabeth II, left an estate worth The board, while noting that it I « mlllion ’ il was wealed was a “technical violation” of r nda y* the law, decided that it was typ i ical of many other young men who miss their deadline and ing into heroin, officials said. Today’n Chuckie A real friend is one who will! Air Force Major Gen William continue to talk to you over the Tkach, Nixon’s White House back fence even though he doctor and now stationed in knows he’s missing his favorite Washington, is expected to see television program coovrioh’ him in the hospital. Dr. John .    „     A    Lungren, longtime Nixon physi- mcnte estate to the hospital roof; N j xon has had phlebitis, an and go down a stairway to a inflammation of a vein, for sev-room reserved for him on the er al months. Tkach said the exsixth floor of the seven-floor amination last week revealed building.    || be second clot and that his left leg was swollen and painful. He Passed Test Nessen, 40, who has been with NBG since 1962, stepped into the I dc $42,500-a-year job left vacant by $3.75-an-hour job on the service a * r force base near Sacra no action Today s Index against the the resignation Horst. of Hie story began when Chap * or dl( ‘ patrol job. He said that son Deputy Press Secretary Church    3 Maine, then 18, applied for a tbt * J ud S e advocates office ati j 0 b n Hushen added.    Crossword.........  5 Steven, who was graduated also said Nixon was suffering from “severe physical strain and physical fatigue.” “It s going to be a miracle for him to recover,” Tkach said. Cooper Sworn In WASHINGTON (AP) -Former Sen. John Sherman Cooper was sworn in Friday as the first U. S. ambassador to East Germany. patrol. His goal was to become promised to help him get dis- jg May 19 and should have reg-a patrol officer when he charged if he gets the job. lustered within 30 days, reached 21.    “I    have    proof    that    I    had    no    in-    But,    according    to    Hushen,    he He passed the written test,mention of going into the air {didn’t realize he was required to and wilts mailed a notice on force if I had gotten the job. Ii do so until Aug 29, when he reg-June 21, 1973, to report for an didn’t decide until all of the'istered and wrote the board a oral examination. By June 12, stuff with the highway patrol letter explaining why he was 1974, when the notice finally fell through,” he said.    tardy. Coin it s 5 Church ............ 3 Crossword 5 Daily Record 2 Deaths * Editorial Features 4 Financial ll Marion ......... .... 7 Movies 6 Sports I 1» Television X Want Ads ....... 11-15 /