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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - October 15, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                Weather- Partly cloudy tonight and Wednesday. IMVI tonight iiraund High Wednesday jmid In up- PIT 60s. VOLUME NUMBER CITY FINAL 15 CENTS CEDAR HAI'IDS, IOWA, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 1974 ASSOCIATED PRESS, UPI, NEW YORK TIMES Ford Voices Says Algeria Will Follow Lead by U.S. RABAT, Morocco (AP) Al- ngjPMjtgiBB guriiin President Ilouari Bou- llUl H H medienne has given Secretary B n Or Slalo Kissinger his assurance WASHINGTON ,he ,wil1 Knrrl J......L approach to settle- ment between Israel and the Arab slates, U.S. sources said Tuesday. Boumediennc. one of the most influential and radical Arab idcnl Ford fully supports Nelson Rockefeller for vice-president and "has complete faith in Gov. Rockefeller's a While House spokesman said Tuesday. The White House statement came after Senate Democratic Whip Robert Byrd said a book about Arthur Goldberg "is pretty reminiscent of the dirty tricks in the Nixon era." Senate Republican Leader Hugh Scott, however, described as generous Rockefeller's decision to take responsibility for the book fi- nanced by his brother. Press Secretary Ron Nessen said he did not sec "any sense concern on uru s part tnal the gift-giving disclosures about Rockefeller would have any ad- verse affect on his confirmaton by congress. Telephone Call Nessen was asked about Roc- kefeller's telephone call to the President lasl Saturday about the gifts and the financial back- ing by Rockefeller's brother. Laurence of a critical biography about Goldberg, who was run- ning against Rockefeller for the New York governorship. Nessen said Ihe President's response was that "such cam- paign tactics are but that he felt Gov. Rockefel- ler's "disavowal" and his apolo- gy lo Goldberg "indicates the governor's "attitude" t o w a r d such campaign tactics. "Even though Gov. Rocke- feller knew nothing about the Nessen said. "Ihe Pres- ident admires him for assuming the responsibility and making the public apology, and the President has complete faith in Gov. Rockefeller's integrity." The senate rules commit lee is examining v a r i o u s questions raised about the Rockefeller nomination. A committee aide sai'l il is doubtful that a meeting could bc arranged in the short time sena- tors arc expected lo bc here before scattering paign recess. for leaders, told Kissinger at a three-hour session in Algiers Monday night that lie will not be an obstacle to such an approach when the issue comes up at an Arab summit conference here next week. Newsmen were told on the flight from Algiers that Kis- singer made the talks with Arab point in his leaders that thcy have a choice between al- lowing King Hussein of Jordan to arrange a partial Israeli pull- back or slicking with the Pales- tinians and achieving nothing. Faced with this choice, Bou- medienne elected to go along with Kissinger's plan lo induce Israel lo negotiate with Egypt and Jordan rather, than lo push for an overall settlement now through the Geneva peace con- ference, sources said. Assad Skeptical Boumcdicnne's support, added to that of King Faisal of Saudi Arabia and President Sadat of Egypt, was regarded by U.S. of- ficials as extremely helpful to Kissinger's peacemaking pro- gram. But they indicated thai Syrian President Assad took a skeptical view of the process when Kissinger conferred with him Sunday in Damascus. Ncv.-smcn flying with Kis- singer were reminded that a consensus could develop at the Arab summit imperiling piece- meal negotiations. However, U.S. officials appeared optimis- tic that Kissinger will succeed in setting the stage for Israeli agreements wilh Egypt and Jor- dan when he returns lo the Mid- dle East next month. Morocco was the last stop on Kissinger's seventh mission to :hc Middle East and he met with Hassan II over lunch about Middle East peace efforts and a Hc rivjng )lome lo I Washington later Tuesday. Former supreme court Justice] Hassan will host an" Arab summit meeting on Oct. 26 when Kissinger's latest peace efforts will come under intense discussion. Kissinger will return lo the Middle East in November once the 'Arab leaders have de- cided their next course in the 25-year struggle with Israel. "Durable Peace" Kissinger told reporters as he left Algeria that "I spoke to President Boumediennc of the engagement taken by the United Slates lo arrive at a just and durable peace in the Middle slates a choice of whether to count unborn children in com- puting benefits under the state- federal program of aid to fami- lies with dependent children. Thirty-five stales do not count them. In 17 of these states, the question is in the courts. The Iowa case is the first the supreme court lias agreed lo review. Appeals in eases from Virginia and Flori- da also have been filed with the supreme court but il has not acted on them ycl. The class action suit was or- iginated by Linda Alcala of Dav- enport and unnamed Jane Doc and Joan Roe of Scott county. Ironically, Miss Alcala bad twins, said special Asst. Ally. Gen. Lorna Williams, who is handling the case. She said Ihe problem stems publishers, should be called for: Col.fi) from regulation thai Allen also said that recipients of gifts and major political con- tributions from Nelson Rocke- feller ought to be brought before the committee lo testify. Bonk" j WASHINGTON (AP) Pros- Lasky said Tuesday ho as-'idcut Ford asked Ihe nation's .sumcd when he was writing Ihojlelevision and radio networks to Arthur Goldberg said he told Sen. Cannon (D-Nev.) the committee chairman, that he re- gards further hearings as essen- tial. Welcome Opportunity Goldberg said he would wel- come an opportunity to testify about a derogatory book pub- lished about him in 1970 when he was running against Rocke- feller for governor of New York. Disclosure that Rockefeller's brother. Laurance, put up to finance the book also has brought other demands that the hearings be reopened. Senator Allen a rules committee member, said Mon- day that Goldberg; Laurance Rockefeller: Ihor of the East. If the two parties can agree on the principles of Ihe next stage. "I spoke to him of certain victor Lasky au- positive tendencies I observed." book, and the o.f- The smiling secretary hinted ficers of Arlington House, its at a possible resumption of dip- Nixon 'Misled, Lied to' Ehrlichman: Attorney WASHINGTON r- John Ehrlichman's attorney charged Tuesday thai former President Nixon "deceived, misled, lied to and used" and finally forced a resignation from his former No. 2 aide in order "lo save his own 13 h r I i c h m a n one of five former Nixon associates on trial in the Watergate cover-up, was portrayed by defense attorney William Frales as a victim of the plot who had "repeatedly recommended" that Nixon dis- close the truth. It was the first time Ehrlich- man had turned accuser of Nixon, whom he served as chief domestic adviser in the White House until April, 1973, when the Watergate scandal became a major issue. not here lo defend the other de- fendants, no prosecute. are we here Dean To Appear Fratcs made the first opening statement for the defense. Law- yers for two other defendants, Robert Mardian and Kenneth Parkinson were lo follow. The other defendants, Haldeman and John Mitchell, reserved their opening statements until the prosecution case ends. The first witness was to bc John Dean, the first White House insider to accuse Nixon and his closest associates. Dean was lo testify to a jury thai had been told by govern- ment prosecutor Richard Bcn- Veniste on Monday that Nixon once suggested Dean be given to investigators as a sacrificial "hors d'ocuvrc and maybe they "Richard Nixon deceived. vorl., comc mai.. UPI Telcpilolo DEFENDANT H. R. Haldeman and his wife, Joanne, and daughter, Susan, leave U. S. district court in Washington during a recess in the Water- gate cover-up trial. High Court Will Hear Million Iowa Welfare Case Bond WASHINGTON (API in the federal act to Vote Slated make the payments. supreme court Tuesday agreed to consider whether slates may deny welfare benefits for un- born children. The court will review a lower court decision on the question in a rase from Iowa. Carolina, Ohio and Texas. Inighi. Federal regulations give 1972, legislation was in- ;liy Judy Daubcmnicr Other stales that arc in court; Dec. 10 will be the dale of a over the issue are on an million Georgia, Illinois, Indiana. Ken-jbund issue for renovating four lucky. Massachusetts. Mississip-ljunior high school buildings, the pi, Missouri, Nebraska, Ncwjccdar Rapids Community misled, lied lo and used John Ehrlichman to cover up his own knowledge and activities while publicly staling that John Ehr- lichman was one of the finest public scrvanls he had ever Fratcs (old the jury. "Had by Boss" "Hc (Nixon) was deliberately withholding inlormation from him covering up to save his own neck. In simple terms, Mr. Ehrlichman had been had by his boss, Ihe President of the Unit- ed Stales." Fratcs said Ehrlichman's de- cision to leave the White House was a "forced resignation so that heat would bc taken of: the President and Ihe President standing there knowing he was the one covering up." "i He said the evidence woult show that Nixon summoned Ehr lichman to Camp David, Md. prior lo his resignation April 30 "and (old him 'John, yoi have been my conscience, bnl didn't, follow your advice. It's all my fault. If I'd only follower jyour advice, we wouldn't be ii this situation.' Fratcs referred lo the tapes of Nixon's White House conver- sations, which will bc introduced into eviacncc beginning Wedncs- coursc. Quoting from tape recordings o be made public for the first ime in the trial, Ben-Veniste old of conversations among the brmer President, Haldeman and Ehrlichman in April, 1973, about the threat posed by Dean, hen spilling the Watergate story (o prosecutors. On April 14, Ben-Venislc said, .he three men "considered a strategy of pushing Dean out- side the circle of wagons around the White House." II was then, he added, that Nixon suggested sacrificing Dean, a self-admitted participant in the cover-up. "Look Down Road" "The President recognized that if Dean was guilty that half of liiji bluff could be considered Ben-Venisle told the jury. Hc said Nixon made a strong suggestion that "Dean has gol lo look down the road Hampshire, New Jersey, Norlhjschool board decided Monday troduced in congress lo prohibit granting the benefits, but il failed to pass. In the Iowa case, the federal circuit court in St. Louis held that the states were obligated lo include unborn children in the benefits. State officials appealed. In other cases Tuesday the court: Declined lo review the case of convicted spy Igor Ivanov who was found guilty of turning American military secrets over lo the Russians. Additional school board stories on Page 24 The bond measure would pay for remodeling Franklin. Mc- Kinlcy, Roosevelt, and Wilson junior high schools. All four buildings arc about 50 years old, "Tapes Greatest" "The tapes may have done some people harm but they're the greatest thing thai ever hap- pened to John he said. "Contrary to obstructing justice, it was everything bui that and Ihe lapes will show that chapter and verse." Hc stressed that Nixon while the district's other whllc Housc clllcf of junior high schools were builtl'taff H. R. Haldcman, one of the within the last 10 years. co-defendants in the cover-up r Incver told Ehrlichman about tin Sites for athletic fields at (j ,cm Kmley, Roosevelt and Wilson also'sollghUo divorce Ehr- junior high schools would also n h be improved with the funds, and small additions constructed at Agreed to review a lower- franklin and Wilson. court ruling that a social securi- ly clause for paying widows benefits only lo females is dis- criminatory. Upheld the constitutionality of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline Au- thor i 7. a 1 i o n Act passed by congress last year. Start Renovation once Ehrlichman's close friend. The two of Ihcm once were the most powerful Men in Nixon's White of the kitchen "Your natural inclination wil education locker be to put these defendants in one pot ami frankly that's my Renovation j p h y s i c a 1 rooms and industrial arts areas curbing the power of congres- if states do make the payments federal funds may bc used. Bui she contends there is no! (Continued: Page 3, Col. II.i at McKinlcy and Roosevelt is Fratcs said. "The nearly finished, according m Us opening Hamilton Vasey, admiiiistrativcislatancnt, was always saying Agreed lo 'review a decision'assistant for plant facilities. j'llaldcman-Ehrhchman. Ilal- That remodeling piiaso Haldcman- We're here to de- I Continued: Page 3, Col. ;fend John Ehrlichman. We're Wisconsin Calf Slaughter Set By United Press International book about Goldberg that iljbroadcast live his Kansas City would be used in .Vow York'slspeech at 7 o'clock CDT tonight _ campaign Ihatiaflor they decided against idA'oragi; of it as a news event.. "Several hundred calves will U bo lined up and shot" as part ol I ho Wisconsin protest, ho said. gubernatorial campaign "It a campaign book, ob-i Spokesmen for all three m their was Welcnme lo. adding they viously Lasky the NBCJnetworks responded to the Farmers Organization would be sold "on a oust pro- show Today. Lasky said ho! quest by saying I hey will against the sagging duelion basis." eminent Ihnff know nothing about Ihe book's] vise the speech. price of beef. "I'm lirod of rhetoric and a Ihe ground." financing and "I don't know; Press Secretary Ron Nesscn Wisconsin NFO President lot of farmers are tired of il, Oklahoma, a group of cat- er knew or said: Sieve I'avich said ho was nware I'avioh said. "Wo need to tlemcn renewed talk of a mass estroying food, a similar slaughter but agreed WASHINGTON (AP) The house, failed Tuesday to over- ride President Ford's veto of congress' cutoff of military aid to Turkey, killing Ihe culoff. The vote was 223-135 to over- ride, IG short of the two-thirds needed. T h e house chairman. appropriations Rep. Mahon said his committee Rail Veto Overridden WASHINGTON (AP) The house Tuesday overrode Pres- ident Ford's veto of 'a bill to pul a tap on Ihe treasury lo help save the rail- road pension system from pre- dicted bankruptcy. The vote was 360-12. would meet later in the day to redraft an emergency funding resolution for a number of fed- eral agencies. The resolution died with the veto because the culoff was attached to it. "Reckless Acts" Congress has postponed its campaign recess for a week lo act because the funding reso- lution involves agencies whose legal spending authority expired Sepl. 30. Denouncing "reckless Ford said in his veto message Monday that congress' resolu- tion lo cut off aid to Turkey is "entirely destructive" lo U. S. cfforls to bring about Cyprus peace negotiations. He said Ihe cutoff might im- peril U. S. relations with Turkey "and weaken us in the crucial eastern Mediterranean." Both the house and senate originally voted overwhelm- and realize there is only one man who can restore him 'to (lie follr lo to cut off "1C aid lo force negotiations on lur- practice of law after it's all over." But by then, Dean already had gone lo prosecutors with his story. When that information was brought lo the President by I hen Attorney General Klein- dicnst, Ben-Veniste said, the discussions turned to how the situation should bc handled. Ben-Veniste called it "Ihe cover-up of the cover-up." Haldeman and Ehrlichman re- signed. Dean, who had issued a public statement April 19 thai "he would not become a scape- (Continucd: Page 3, Col. 3.) key's withdrawal from Cyprus. Lobby Reference But Ford contended Ihe cutoff would lessen U. S. influence in gelling Turkey lo negotiate and 'could mean the indefinite post- ponement of meaningful negoti- ations." In a clear reference lo con- gressmen's sensitivity to Greek- i.merican lobby efforts for the culoff, Ford said lack of negoti- ations will not help Greece or :hc Greek Cypriols who former- ly dominated Cyprus. "Reckless acts thai prevent progress toward a Cyprus set- tlement harm Greece, for it is the Greek government and the Greek Cypriote who have Hie most lo gain from a compro- mise he said. But opponents, including Sen. Eaglelon said con- tinued aid to Turkey is an obvi- jous violation of law prohibiting G o r d o n Liddy, the usc for invasion and occupa- Liddy Freed From Jail on Reduced Bail WASHINGTON (UPI) G. member of the original Water- gate brcakin loam, was re- eased from jail Tuesday after spending nearly 21. months in jail. lion. "Itemize Aid" Other opponents such as Ihe house European subcommittee from Dislrict Judge rednced Liddy'.s bond N'Y''- so lo ami re-j J'. s- alcl Lurkcys ascd him from the District. she wi" ncvcr Columbia jail. negotiate a pullout. disclosed Monday has asked congress' Accounting Office to Liddy'.s attorneys contended lie former While House f ilso serving time in "c. U. S. military aid to with the brcakin at Daniel >crg's psychiatrist's office, pre- sented no risk of flight and no danger to the community. The U. S. prosecutor's office Turkey since Ihe July 20 in- vasion of Cyprus including any future shipments and ad- vise him whether there is any "I'm not foi bul I haven't heard anyone I" delay the action, come un with 'i bettor phii to' Sla-ljjd nol eonlost I ho request for] 1 loy, speaking at an NFO pending Ihe llu' core will, our siliKiliou. Norman Newell. Kollner. pros- a to boosljuddy, the two convic-i idont of the group. "It's the gov- cattle, hog and dairy producl'ijons. Liddy, former While House running us into prices. His message was recorded legal way lo recover the value Today's Index aide and counsel for what Gov. Rooked didn't know." Meanwhile, The1 and played at many of the T NFO gatherings Ihe lirsl suchlthc President, was convicted hler of calves to pi lemma of meal prod Oklahoma Protest spokesman for tht .meetings ever called by lhc Chuckle A good supervisor is a guy who can .step tin jour Iocs wilhoul mossing up your shine. networks did nol feel il ihat most of Iho ICO NFO groups bring lo I ho attention of York was newsworthy thai the I're.s-.meoling across Ihe country public thai there is a problem jidon! would be addressing night had dooidod to out hero in rural America and people on what Ihoy.imij off planning any protest something has to lie done aliou! as individuals and cotieclivoly Ynlf slaughter for at least seve; it :oan do assist in the weeks. r'Uilemn.'s Croiin must first analvw fanners'sup-l against inflation and Iho effort <..'llliimn M.ioup go for jcas order lor rclu.sini; to an In save energy, so for Iho lirM liiiieirme group, tho a Ii i a d with Iho slaughter. swor in Ihe Ford administration! "Bill that doesn't make any Buena Vista Boel Growers though in "Anxious To Fight" St.ilty said Ihe group "is anx- ious to but added that il and sentenced in early 1JI7I1 lo up lo 20 years ill the Watergate breakin and later was convicted and sentenced in the Kllsberg case. also served lime on Siri- HO have Inrmally requested to I'avich said ilmie from the this going ahead wit mug" 'plans in Wisonnsin." dal between federal IToxa.s cattlemen had planned Ihe slaughter. wollld swor questions lo a federal was set pending Ihe prices they miisl have for (Continued: Page Col. :t.) Comics Crossword Daily Record Deaths (Editorial Features Farm Financial Marion Movies Society....... Spurts Slate Television Want Ads 20 .10 ..15-18   

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