Cedar Rapids Gazette, October 21, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette

October 21, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - October 21, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Weather- Kulr tonight willi lows iiniuiKl Cloudy Tues- day, highs in lower (ills. CKDAK RAPIDS, IOWA, MONDAY, OC'IOUKR 21, IllV'l cm FINAL 15 CENTS ASSOCIATED PKF.SS, Ul'l, NKW YORK CLEVELAND (UPI) -One of eight former Ohio nationa guardsmen charged in connec- tion with the 1970 Kent State shootings Monday described as "hell" the last four years andj five months since four students died and nine fell wounded in a 13-second barrage of gunfire. "1 feel Ihe public is going to finally find out what really hap- said defendant James Pierce. 29, Amelia Island, Fla., as lie entered federal court here for trial. "It should have been done five years ago or four a half years ago." j Pierce said he had never been through an experience such as! this trial. "Not Much Use" "1 lost my job last weekend because of said Pierce. "I've gol lo be away so much, I'm not going to be of much use to them." More than 100 persons were called for possible selection to serve on the 12-mcmber jury. The trial was expected to lakej about two months. Of the eight defendants. face a maximum sentence of life imprisonment it found guilty. They are: Pierce; Lawrence Shafcr. 29. Ravenna. Ohio; Ralph Zoller. 27, Mantua. Ohio; Jury Hears March 21 Cover-Uo Discussion consolate President Nixon dis- cussing options fur "stone- walling" Watergate investiga- tions was heard by the Water- had access so that the Pres- llierc were further disclosures.! gate cover-up jury on tape Mon-iNixon would be in a stronger! day as John Dean was on the J position to say that he juslifia-l NOOALF.S. Ariz. sland for the lourlhday. ibly relied on Dean's report. "m'w dialog" wilh "It's a long road, isn't il, for A few days later. Dean Latin-American nations, Presi- all of us, for all of Nixon to the presidential rclreat atjdenl. Ford met Mexican I'resi- said at one point "I mean, what I Camp David, but failed lojdeiu Kchcvema at this border the hell are you going to write a reporl. ly Monday lo begin nine hours i Instead he later hired an al-lof hop-scotch diplomacy. The discussion occurred on, kllu "llul i i March 21, 1117.'! on the aftor-llorm-'y ;Jlul ll-'lllnK Ford, in remarks prepared Watergate story to federal pros- ecutors. Nixon Ihen appointed Ehrlich- man to write Ihe report. Ill a public statement on April 17, noon of the day when Dean, then White House counsel, had laid out for the President the names of White House people who were vulnerable to indict- ment. They discussed setting up a! (Continued: Page II, Col. 7.) presidential panel to gather cvi-j dence or sending White House people to the grand jury under a grant of immunity so they could j not be charged. for the ceremonial exchange of greetings at the border, said the day's summit sessions at loca- tions in Mexico and Arizona "symbolize the relationship be- Chicago Fire I Two of the defendants in the j trial, John Elirlichinan and II. K. Hahlcman, participated in the afternoon discussion. Ehr- lichman pressed the President Nixon said that in the March Zljiwocn our two countries." Oil and economic matters promised to dominate the talks between the two presidents. "It is a working partnership of mutual cooperation which ex- emplifies the spirit behind Ihe new dialog into which we [have entered with the nations 'of Latin Ford said. liy Mike Dcuprcc i "New Meaning" Unpaid overtime parking' "I" meetings he Firefighters in snorkel units pour water on a blaze sot off by an explosion that ripped through a flue company storage tank near the old Chicago stockyards Sunday. The firemen kept the flames from spread- ing to another nearby storage tank containing nitroglycerine. The fire was confined to the Darling and Co. plant. Two persons were injured, one seriously. niidi. p.csseu. up in Linn have Dean put out a report! district court, and Cedar Rapids Safely Commissioner James Steinbeck said Monday he is considering creating a special that Nixon then could send to Ihe senate investigation then Discussing that idea, Nixon says: "I ask for a written which is very general, un-' dcrsliindV" ing to the special relationship of two good neighbors through frank and friendly con- sultations." It was Ford's first venture the President sure are More than of the sujn- WASIIINGTON (API Prcs-lovorscas for liis Commission on I able Kissinger to join the Nixonling lo do wilh Ihe book, written repeals and laughs, adding: had accumulated by don't want to get all that g------jMonday morning, when police specific. I'm thinking now jn officers began delivering them. The backlog will probably .lames McGcc, 27. is by hisiOilical Choices for Americans, and William Perkins. 28. ton, Ohio. The five are I Continued: Page 2, Col. XI vice-president. administration as head of Ihciby a onetime Rockefeller cam- National Security Council. Ipaign worker. Edward Paul formci. far more general terms "If you make it quilc general in terms of your invcstiga- (tUUIJUL tlUlJUl 'I y VjUUJH-ll. ti in And. Rockefeller was quolcdJMattar 111 of Buffalo. "Thc an- lion indicates thai this man did and'onto foreign soil since he bc- Icame Prsidenl on Aug. II, and he said, "it provides a living demonstralion of how we are inextricably linked There were indications I. h a t lOchcvcrria might like to trade oil for Washington's agreement lo admil migrant Mexican farm continue lo pile up. bolh be- cause delivering the summonscslworke.rs a development thai is ,1 low-priority item for police would help case Mexico's serious vinced he would make a nmv professor as- saying that. Kissingepwilh it." Morrow said. 'economics at the University ofjwas concerned about earning _. I Ford, fielding questions fronijTexas, hired last April on a in Washington Ihan he had OreQOn To rlCjnt [five newsmen aboard Air conlracl for andjbcen, because "he had jusl gol laic Saturday, was askedjjohn Uunlop of Harvard, formerldivorccd and had respoiisi- ExtOrTIOniST S iwlicllier any conservative Re-director of Hie Cosl of lo his children and to his i i i -PL 4. [publicans had urged him to Council who will gel SI5.000. i former wife. (withdraw the increasingly con-; Rockefeller was PORTLAND. Ore. State, local and federal authori- ties have begun preparations to IAP) nomination. [described by a prominent scn- "I wouldn't say anybodyjate Democrat as "a man who the President great experience. Ircmon- On oilier mailers that came up al the mini-news conference, Ford also said, he "would be delighted" lo make public any taped conversations with former President Nixon, to show they "I urged him to lake the talked about the con- He didn't want it. Okay, so trovcrsy-riddcn Nixon pardon, if helped him out. 'the special prosecutor's office lountcr possible power black- spondcd. implying that such ad-jdous ability." outs in case an extortionist I vice had been received. The comment came from Sen- carries out his threat to dyna-j standing in shirtsleeves in thcjale Democratic whip mite more transmission lincjajsie Of plane'as il of West Virginia, who said "He put the money in Irust for j has no objection !his children. What's more; There is no !human than exist, Nixon having aban- iiid. Uloned his White House taping In Ihc interview, months before Ford be- dcscribccl Ihe gifts he gave lolcame vice-president. this man did because the number of un- unemployment problems. wail uos o.v loniicr sueeiai as- mm, accused o, will- Wlcr. declaring, "Fm sli.l lo thc Uidcnliin an interview in Time maga-'thor says he had nothing to do noM.o it tins man OK, -I Flil Reports icrease. KI-M -i suuccsltt lint if1 thaUdca'M adopted.' Traffic Engineer Mel Meyer some weight to thai, could you said his dcparlmenl writes an U.S. has a mounting unemploy- ._ mon nrr.h (Mil nf iK nwn ]iiorlh-ol-thc-bnrder concern about flow of illegal immigrants r Mexico at a lime when the attach' as an appendix a list of the FBI reports lo which you average of 45 citations per day. Since many citations are for (more than one violation, he jsaid, the daily average of un- :paid fines is actually about 90. Al per lickct, a consider- able amount of revenue is in- Presi-: volved. Ford: No Figures in Emigration Deal TUCSON. Arix.. (AP) dent Ford said Monday the- United Slates has no assurance I have ignored bolh thc origi- !he Soviets will permit a and y nnijr citations go lo drivers! menl problem of ils own. Ford told reporters Saturday night lhal immigration, oil, joint efforts to curb traffic in illicit narcotics and e v c n or eight other mailers of mutual concern would be lakeu up. There was no formal agenda for Iho dis- cussions. Farm Hands j lOchevrria would Hike 1o con- Ford lhal Mexican farm Ford, responding lo questions, associates and friends mum of Jews and others Bonntville Power Administra-Uo Ijouisvillc. Ky.. Ford hcldjCDS program "Face the Na-i ,ions phony." lhc; ,.Ic sairi Rockefeller ha( answcrod Hc s.li( railed in Ihe Portland eight of them within the last ti im.L, Kord week. Three of the towers i. .Rockefeller gifts and loans raise u-rrn innnled with d-imace "s lo 'LlUe more serious question than were tupplco. wnn oam.ige anti congress estimated at and un- exploded devices were attached In several lowers. mark" figure of as a: minimum standard of compli- (Continued: Page .'I, Col. It.) changes." He sale! Ihat pub- lished speculation in Ihat realm ,es nut return from its elec-.......-.......-" TOtltlU'S must, tomc outsiders or; ,n a ..darif linn recess until the following awav Uirough'Press Sccretarv In New York Sunday. Rockc-jrainy (lay requires a longer; president'sidesteppcd Ncsscn' I''orcl- sa'11 "le II was revealed Monday lhal feller said through of clear weather than il onporlunitv lo denv Ihat cabinet A Idler addressed to Ihe ad-1 Rockefeller has spent S975.000 Hugh Morrow lhal lie .11. Governors Cool fo Ford Plea ministration arrived at thc hire intellectuals here andiHenry Kissinger 850.000 to land FBI office Friday. It de-: mandcrl SI million and vvas signed "J. The letter said in part: "The extent of damages resulting from Ihc demolition ol live of your power line towers Wednes- day night is incidental. Our in- lent is lo either collect mil- lion or to make you peopie wish lo hell we had." Power adminislralor Don Ho- dcl said he believed the only motive ot the extortionist is money "There are no political gave'used lo. (Continued: Page, 2, Col. 5. 1 cilic figures. fly Associated Press overlones said. Ihe Index Comics Croiswuril Pally KiTiird Deaths Kdltorial Feature- Kami Financial Mai-Inn Movies Society Sporln Slate Tolevi.son Want Ails Many of Ihe nation's governors and mayors there's little they can do about President Ford's request to enforce Ihe na- tionwide 55 m.p.h. speed limil except praise il as a good idea. The governors and mayors, many of whom he gol telegrams a week ago from Ford asking for stricter speed limil enforcemenl, say their stales are already doing everything possible given tile manpower availabie. Many ntiicials. including slaie and local police, say the basic problems are that the public is nol convinced that energy conserva- lion will help cut inflation and there are Ion mam speeders for Ihe police In handle. ;i n.i- 3 lionvvide Associated Press survey shnws. II The .survi y also showed that. It With minor exceptions, the nation's gover- H noi's and mayors plan no special nn f> limit enforei'iivm because of Ford's l.'l telegram III, 11 Many states have lipped manpower lo inniiiinr speeding vinlalinns since las! wmiei .mil speeding ti'-kets are up cnnsidcrablv in 20 many states Nearly all ollici.ils say llvn- r. no In fuillur inin.iM' p.itinl di Iroues! Some stales treat drivel's speeding over Ihe national limit but under the old stale limil less severely than those exceeding Ihe old limits. Many stales do not slop drivers traveling above 55 m.p.h. unlil Ihey approach a sel speed say. (i2 m.p.h In scattered areas, judges are dismissing charges against people caught speeding over 55 m.p.h. but under old limits: police in some areas five warnini's instead nf tickets to such speeders. "Soulh Dakota enlorces ils speed laws, and v.ill continue In do so." said (iov. Kit hard Kniep. who plans no changes in slate proce- dures on .speeding. "The basic problem with enlorcemei1! is lhal once a percent- age nf tiie population begins to ignore the speed limit, or any law. il is bard In cninrnl "As a pr.'ietical mailer, it everynne on the highway r; Iraveling (ill p h a palrnlman can hardly slop them all and can hardly b1 expected !n seleelively choose which ones in pick 'My Inial reaction In Mr Ford's propo' i-: llKll 111-'-, living In a illl'll M-hnn; cheerlcading said Si. Paul, Mum Mavor L.iwreiiie Cohen ulm cali, d Fold "buck-pa smu .lames Crawlord. chief of the Minnesota patrol, gol orders from (inv. Wendell Ander- snn In strengthen enforcement ;is needeil af'er the l''ord telegram. Hut Crawford ays euforcemenl "is al Ihe maximum now." He said arrests are not made until Ihe nmlnrisl over HO m.p.h. lilinde Island (Iov. Philip Noel wa.; one nf the lew officials who .said he planned In increase the number of troopers on Ihe road lle also said he would ask Ihc stale pnlur n penlllenden! to meet with local pnllce In ail vise them ol Ford s. telegram In Ti-nnrSscc, Winlidd Dunn look no special action because nl Fnrd s telegram Tennessee's legislalure passed a law llns vi-ar which eliminated coin I costs anil In the- salely dcparlnienl and insurance compa- nie> fnr speed vinl.iiinn, between Ti.'t and m p.h Ihe old limil on freeways. And Salely Commissioner Claude Armour s.'r.s many indites are simply dismissing such pceding I ne has bi-i-r, slitppaig penple travrling .'it 02 nr mm e. The Idaho legislature ha.. ed a lav, .-in: In Ml: iilili, Nevv ainl Micingan. when- airesi-, IMVC Up 115 pcieen' i Waiiing Food A Bnnfjlodc'.h moi'lu-i cornfortl lior child ill Wriit', for food in