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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - October 8, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Weather— Fair tonight and Wednesday. Lows tonight, low 40s. Highs Wednesday, mid 70s. he    fUtptdd CITY FINAL 15 CENTS VOLUME 02 NUM BKK 272 CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8\ 1974 SAYS EXPORT BAN ASSOCIATED PRESS, UPI, NEW YORK TIMES EFFECT Trial May Nixon Staff - ,    Costing    U.    S. Delay Ford $841,000 Testimony WASHINGTON (AP* - Salaries for the 64 federal em-jployes, excluding secret service, I agents, assigned to former Pres-mAeutvnTrt« ,,n    'Went Nixon’s California estate - are costing the federal treasury “     h ° USe 1Ud,c 'fi|an average of $841,800 a year.! subcommittee    are reported Senator Montoya (D-N M i has revealed. agreed on postponing President Ford’s historic appearance Thursday for a week if the Watergate cover-up trial jury has not been sequestered by then. Montoya, citing figures pro-! vided to him by John March,! counselor to President Ford, said Monday that secret service Chairman Hungate <D-Moj; protection at the San Clemente said this subcommittee “will;home    was costing $622,000    a make a decision one way or the year. other this afternoon and an- The yearly cost of secret serv- nounce it." He said Watergate ice pnkection and other person- special prosecutor Leon Ja-^nel at Nixon’s Key Biscayne, worski had expressed concern Fla.,    complex is    more    than over pretrial publicity from the $500,000. Montoya said. Ford appearance.    ’    _    .    .    .. 7.    „.    ., I Documents by Air Rep. Mayne (R-lowal said he; _     w -.    ,.    .. was the only member that:     lnc    wnilc nou!,e    llgur s    c provided in response to a re- only —«    Monday    ^ Ile said that although no vote service and general government. was taken to measure sentiment subcommittee and full ap-then. several other members ar-, propriations committee reduced gued fords appearance should jhe original request for funds be postponed until the following for the transition from the Nixon Thursday if the jury has not administration to the adminis-been picked and sequestered. Aration of President Ford from Selection Slow    $850,000 to $200,000. The government also is spend ing money on sending docu- In what research indicates may be a presidential first ments jnc , udl materja| on I-Ord has promised to answer ; foreign policy briefings, from questions before the subcommit-, Washi to San CIe ‘ ente b tee on his pardon for former. jc , Mom said President Nixon.    I Jury selection was slow and    Tape    Negotiations prospects appeared poor that it White House Press Secretary could be completed and the Ron Nessen said Monday nego-jurors sequestered and thus 'nations were continuing with shielded from newspapers and Nixon over the disposition of news # broadcasts before the Nixon's papers and tape record-Thursday appearance.    Sings. He said talks were resumed last week after special Watergate prosecutor Leon Jaworski questioned the agreement announced when Fend pardoned Emerging from the closed-door questioning Monday, U. S. District Judge John Sirica said good progress was being made in selecting a panel from which the final 12 jurors and 6 alter- Nixon nates will be drawn. He said he The agreement gave Nixon hoped to seat the jury bv the custody of the material, but end of the week.    would have assured government But the prosecution suggested access to the tapes for up to an easing of requirements to five years, when Nixon could speed the procedure even fur- destroy them at will, ther, indicating indirectly that The senate voted overwhelm-there is difficulty in finding an ingly last week to award perma-unbiased jury in the much- nent custody of the material to publicized case.    the government. In a memorandum, the gov-.    ---- eminent suggested that individ- Qy    Bom Surtax Talk Stirs Worry in Congress WASHINGTON’ (UPI) - The idea of imposing heavier taxes on the middle class aroused no ' enthusiasm Tuesday in a con- 1 gress which is about to go home I to seek re-election Congressmen said they would I have to be convinced by President Ford if as widely expected Political Pressure- President help inflation’s worst    victims might be more acceptable. Senate Democratic    Leader Mike Mansfield said he would want a surtax limited to those who earn over $20,000 a year.  ...... 3 I WASHINGTON (UPI) - The Kennedy Opposed    president    of    one    of    the    compa- Senate Democratic Whip Hob- n * cs that arranged the scuttled he makes a”5-percent crt Kyrd West Virginia said, Soviet grain deal said Tuesday surtax the keystone to his pro- j " T, » talk abuul a surcharge on that tic was told at a White gram to fight    inflation    income taxes above    $7,500 is    House    meeting    last week that no To prepare public opinion for I utter nonsense. And to talk export of farm g,aids to Russia, Ford s program of austerity. about u cven al a *'5,000 level. ! cl >ina or OI producing countries the    White    House    used harsh 1 think is unrealistic,    because    would    be    allowed. the people who are in    the $15,- the White House used harsh and rarely employed terms Edward Cook, president of "restraint, self-discipline W” # - a t ear category are the peo-Industries said he and sacrifice ”     who    are suffering.”     ot ner grain officials ‘‘were told ' Ford, acting after a month of Scnat0 , r Kenedy ID-Mass J >n effect that export controls arc consultations with every ele- was V opposod^.“An income ln P acC| although sales to reg-mcnt of the public at the sum-| aJi surcharge is no more satis-|ul a r customers like Japan mil. was going before a joint ‘^tory than an increase in the woa d aH ° wcd ,. . session of congress with his pro- \ 8 as °hnc tax as a way of raising i s ,ua 00 S « ? IS posed solutions to the problems “w federal revenues, and the,“niPdM    offer for of inflation, energy, horsing, in- f ur " har « e ,)U ght to be relegated ^ sa c of mooo tons of when leresi rales and ,,L. m r Lr, to the discard heap . . he and 30 000 pounds of soybean oil —UPI Telephoto BOSTON VIOLENCE — Jean-Louis Andre Yvon is attacked as fie tries to climb a railing to get away from a crowd that chased him after stopping his car. (Another photo on picture page.) Boston Mayor Asks for Federal Marshals; Slaying in Louisiana to Iran, an oil-producing Butz said there was a temporary suspension of all grain ex- Might Hurt In Baltimore Seeks Probe of Nixon Pardon uals with “lightly held’’ or "casual” opinions might be acceptable. Just Evidence     D .. milAlin BALTIMORE (AP) — Quinine standard would be ap- tuplets, four girls and one boy, plied to people who said they were born Tuesday and were I ContinuedTPage 3. Col 5.1     rc P< >rled doin R well. _Doctors said they ranged from 2 6 to 3.9 pounds. They were delivered by Caesarean section by Dr. Arthur Haskins. The mother, Karen Rohrcr, WASHINGTON (UPI) - Sug- had been heated for infertility gesting that former President the drug Ganadotropin, Nixon's pardon "may have been which Haskins said has been as-obtained by collusion or fraud," striated in the past with multi-an Ohio attorney Tuesday asked pie pregnancies a federal court to name three The father is a baker. The new special prosecutors to in- couple has no other children vestigate the incident. He also asked the court to \A/pf a jnpe/4;a\/ Nip we find Watergate prosecutor Leon ” eanesaay INeWS Jaworski guilty of "extraor- SgSSIOII tOr Ford dinary impropriety warranting his removal from office" for his By Associated Press The mayor of Boston has asked for federal marshall to help supervise school desegregation in the racially-troubled,to drive him home, city, and in Louisiana a teenager was shot to death after a day of racial clashes at school. Police said the parents were aboard, was taken under police concerned about racial troubles guard to the sheriff’s office. An that led to the school’s early automatic was found on a seat, Tax relief for low income closing Monday and had come and three black youths were 18^®^, possibly through an in taken into custody. terest rates and unemployment. lu lllL UISL ' ara heap His speech was scheduled for sa !r m , „ ,,    , late Tuesday afternoon, and P- fVlcP cill, assistant house White House Press Secretary Democratic leader, spoke out'; However, Agriculture Secre- Ron Nessen confirmed that it Monday ni S ht * ca,,in g for a P r °- tary denied thm was jiad been timed to come after I    ^ a l ance d    tax    reform,    any such bun. the New    York    stock markets     a,locatmg cred,t to    Parity c l ose    j    needs such as housing, food, fertilizer, utilities and small | ports last weekend because of business, public service employ-; the confused situation arising Asked if    a surtax proposal was    ment, antitrust enforcement,    I from the aborted sale to    the    So- likely to    hurt    Republicans at    food reserves, and    voluntary    viet Union, the polls    four    weeks from to-    energy conservation.    '    But no attempt    was    made    to day,    Rep.    Anderson    (R-Ill.)    re-    “Americans    will    respond    single out any individual    nation, plied:    "Frankly,    yes.    I    don’t    be-    wholeheartedly    to    any economic    Butz said, lieve you ever recommend a tax recovery program that marks    Pniiii,. a i Pr***„rr increase without having to be out a clear path toward re-    rrwiux concerned ...”    covery and incorporates the    testified Tuesday before At a Republican fund-raising elements of fairness and shared i,he scnate permanent investigations subcommittee that President Ford    told him    the    sale of grain and    com to    the    Soviet Union would have to be canceled because of anticipated po-laical pressure from both congress and the American public. Jackson gave Ford, Butz and Simon credit for stopping the sales but said, “Things should never have progressed that far. Contracts should never have been signed.” Jackson said the state department should have met with the Russians weeks ago to let them know that the 1974 U. S. grain crop, especially corn, was limited and there would have to be restraints on how much could be exported. rate ceiling of 26 cents.    j    Cook    met with Ford at the The decision stemmed from White House Saturday to dis-an appeal by Consumers Union, cuss the contracts for sale of 3.4 million tons of corn and wheat to Moscow that his and another Court Voids Natural Gas Price Boost dinner in Burlington. Vt., Mon- burdens,’’ McFall said. day night, Ford made a "commitment ... to halt the rise in prices and the problems it forces onto each one of us.” White House aides said it was realistic to shoot at bringing the inflation rate—now hovering between 14 and 16 percent-down to 5 percent by 1976. Proposals To deal with Ration and a simultaneous economic downturn — and the threat of fuel shortages which could make both worse — Ford was expected to propose: WASHINGTON (AP) - The U. S. court of appeals has set a deep-set    »    P*r- cent P r,t * increase for new natural gas that was approved by the Federal Power Commission. A three-judge panel instructed the federal agency Monday to A 5-percent surtax on income of^Tho^^ih^ reasona ^ eiK>ss taxes paid by persons with    .    ™ family income of $15,000 and,JJU,    per    1,000 above and individuals with in- who bad     | uccrs comes over $7,500.     who    t,ad    bccn undcr an «*• A 5-percent surtax on torpor ate income tax payments. As the family walked toward The shooting followed a day of the car, other whites were clashes at the school in which throwing rocks at a busload of two white youths were knifed     tax CTCd|t (rom blacks, police said.    and    a white girl was beaten. Of- which challenged a procedure crease in the nersnnal tax ex    °P tionaI Pricing allowing eruption at    thew levels which     produCTrs and P'P^lines to ncgo-    firm - the Continental Grain is now $750     t,ate P nces subject to PPC ap-    Co. — had set up. He said he An inrrencjt    in «k»    P roval - regardless of production    was told by Ford that the sales *    costs. The court did not dispute    could not go through, although optional pricing bul questioned    the firms had done nothing percent for most businesses and 4 to IO percent for utilities. An expanded public conditions for its application. I wrong. Chief Judge David Bazelon Cook said he received a tele- „ .    .    "I    was    standing    back    here    and    ficials said tension built up after Boston .layor Kevin i e, |somebody stuck their hand out a series of fistfights between a letter to t. b. is ne 1    ■ b us anc j    j n t ^ e blacks and whites at a Friday said "the general safety of the hegd ., sajd RoJand LaBranch ni ht footba „ community cannot be assured who was gtrock in ^ arm by    in    the    area    wcre    or.jP 1 ^™™ 1    surpasses    6 without the marshals    , be    bu || e(    )ba(    billed    Timothy,    dcred closed for the rest of the    , s    Ptrccnl    of    the    la-     crcasc    M a y 30 f„r Belco I’ctro- ( 0 purchase 2 million tons - 80 The bus, its passengers still week.    J housing s „bsidv program of T”it,""™ “'i millkm bushcls “ of ™ rn - and $7 billion to $8 billion to lower ! faulted the agency for that his company would attempt taking into account non-cost fat*- t 0 se j| half of that total inoui intr ni iMmty     {he    bu „ et    that    Tmiothy White Ulged    partnts to t p    htis    it    ss    si children home    from schools in the most troubled areas. Ile said the    police could no longer control    the situation. Shortly after his request, a confrontation    developed be tween black and white pupils at English High school. Two persons were injured. Boston schools cmployTOnt program if *uneim    T.    ^..phcpecall    from    Bu,x on Sept. 25. , .    ,    Iplovment surpasses 6 percent i!^ in , a g^ nc y s jus-; sa id he told Butz he cx- who was struck in the arm by Schools in the area were or- f    c 0    J’* jtification for the 19-cent in- pected the Russians to attempt Ford Runs into Noisy Outburst in Vermont the cost of home mortgage in-| 0n t(} s (| mu | a t,. new drilling, terest rates [or many families. , such as hlgh( , r prices fw unrc . Let Him Know” Energy conservation meas- lighting stan- plagued with violence since they    , opened last month alai started "lonth-long drive to ward off WASHINGTON (UPI) - ' Nixon in con-    Fresident Ford    will hold a news     ................... ......... necthm with the scandal either    conference at    1:30 p m CDT    busing    pupils    in compliance    with    erosion    of    Republican    strength     campus before or after    Nixon resigned    Wednesday It    will be* open to    an    order    bv    U    S.    District    Judge    in congress by    warning    that    two    | nslde> the presidency.     rada> and ,elevis,on covera « e The class action suit on behalf    * of “all those citizens of the Unit-1 SIX Terrorists Got ures, including dards. Ruled out for the time being BURLINGTON, Vt (AP) — It landed tome distance from were an increase in the gaso-have been p res j den t p ord bas opened a the President, witnesses said.    line tax and gasoline rationing. The demonstrators set firecrackers as Ford left gulated intrastate gas and oil and other fuels Caribbean Earthquake W Arthur Garnty. Police chased about 600 pro- off both of which had been eonsid- the ored by the administration But one source in the energy he was warmly wel- field said either higher gasoline “ ‘    . ‘ 4    . , Mn ..i: n .,J 9 win lavnc nr raiinninn nnniH h.. nm- earthquake rocked the for Butz merely replied, according to Cook, that if Cook Industries sold more than I million ton* of corn to the Russians, “to let him know immediately,” Cook said When the deal became known to administration officials and An the White House, Ford hastily West 1 summoned Cook and Continen- strong parties are essential as corned by an estimated 2.000 taxes or rationing could be pro- H    .    .. n ;ii n „ I __7, „    ...    .    .    ..     b    ..    .,    Indies    from    Guadeloupe    through    tai    officers    to    a    meeting the twin pillars of democra- Vermont Repub leans who posed sometime after the No- ,,    .    ...      *__y. cd States who oppose the grant- Sdf0*CondllCt 0ff6F ingot an unconditional pardon to former President Richard M    ^ Nixon- was tiled in IV S dis Dominican Pres,dent Joaquin lr jet court in Washington by ii plaguer has offered safe eon-John Rogers of ColumbusOhio << a ‘<    ‘he    country    to six Besides Jaworski, the Rogers terrorists holding a I S diplo-suit also named Attorney Gener- -nu'- » a r >ara lluMum. and al Saxbc as a defendanl. charg- six other hostages ut the Vene-ing that he had failed to direct zu,-lan consulate Jaworski or any other special said tha was the govern-prosecutors to investigate Pres- menu absolutely final post. ident Ford's pardon of his pre-: 110 / 1 Balaguer ruled out release of any of 37 political prisoners listed by the terrorist leader when the episode began Sept 27 _________ „    ,    _._____ Republicans    who    posed testers through the streets of icy.”    turned out for the $50-a-plaie vember elections if South Boston Monday after a Ford came to Vermont Mon- fund-raising tribute to Aiken    energy conservation group of whites beat a black day night to salute retiring Sen I    sienak    <nm-$>rn    proved    inadequate, man whose ear was caught up George Aiken and plug for the     T , Ti in an anti busing demonstration, election of the state Republican Ford signaled his concern    loo    Mine nim Jean-Louis Andre Yvon. 33, slate. *    about    expected Republican    Members of the house the other measures Puerto Rico Tuesday. Most of After that meeting, Cook said, the islands apparently escaped Ford told him “that this was a severe damage, but on Antigua police estimated the property loss would run into millions of ways dollars decessor. who immigrated from Haiti scv- When he arrived on the Uni-    loaches in the November    clee-    and means committee said they    Four people were reported in en years ago, said he was driv-| vers jty of Vermont campus, he    tiofis, saying. "In the wake of    doubted congress could adopt so    jured on Antigua There were mg to pick up his wife from found the largest, noisiest crowd    Watergate, the national    polls    comprehensive a program in    I no immediate reports of casual- work when the crowd stopped of demonstrators he has encoun-! tcn d to indicate that . .    . the    the 30 days left alter it returns    tie^ elsewhere, his ear. rocked it back and forth tered as President    number of party voters,    both    from electioneering.    I he qu.ikt was Mc strongest and smashed its windows.    T    ar-    Republican and Democrat, is Some members said they in the ( aribbean region in sev- He said he was dragged from    ‘     t,ar    shrinking rapidly, tragically doubted the public could be eral year the ear and beaten.    Hundreds    of    eoliege-agc    pro-    Unfortunately, we in the Repub- brought to support higher taxes Police “rescued him and ar- testers, some shouting "Jail lican party are not doing as well at a time when almost every paul Hoffman DieSI Today'n Chackle You're beginning to show your age if you can remember when a bank was a place to save money — not borrow it    CoPVNfM rested seven men Yvon was Nixon" and others raising placated for head and chest lacer-! cards reading "Pardon the in-ations    jnocent,” surged through police as our Democratic friends’’ thing else was costing more Ford declared “the salvation too of our system ... is bound up in Rep Brown (It-Ohio) said his Marshall Plan Mead Statue Bombed LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — A bomb destroyed a statue of John F. Kennedy Tuesday. Police at-, Chuted the blast to leftist extremists NEW YORK (AP) - Paul *    *    *    lines and toward his limousine the two-party system.”    constituents were fed up with    Hoffman. 83. first admimstra In Destrehan. La., an oil re-    as it arrived at the back    door of) When that    system fails,    insta-    government and wouldn’t be    toi of the Marshall Plan, died fining center 20 miles north of    the campus gymnasium.    bilify and    ehaoe result    and    likely to welcome a tax increase    Tuesday New Orleans, Timothy Weber,    Ford quickly stepped    inside j "whether it    is a man on    horse-    "to allow the government to    A successful business man. 13, was shot to death as he but reporters following him saw back or a demogogue on a ped-fail more '    Hoffman    devoted    himself    to    pub-; walked from high school with a baseball-sized object fly estal, tragically the result is too He and others, however, said'lice service from the World war j his parents.    through the air from the crowd. J often the same,” he said    a tax increase earmarked to JI era onward (Continued: Page 3, Col. 6.) 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