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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - October 25, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                and colder to- Hight, IUWS 111 IIOs In low Sunny Siil- iinliiy, highs 65 In 70. VOLUMK ffl NIIMHKK CKIMK KAI'IDS. IOWA, OCTOBER 25, CITY FINAL 15 CENTS ASSOC1ATKD PKKSS. IM'I, NEW YORK TIMES CHICAGO (AP) President Ford has finally come right out and said it: Big spenders arc responsible for the country's in- flation woes and (he chief "vil- lains" are the Democrats congress. In a string of campaign ap- pearances Thursday on behalf of struggling Republican can- didates, Ford accused Demo- crats of ruining the economy with four decades of reckless spending and of now threatening foreign policy. "There are many lie told a fund-rais- ing dinner in Chicago. ''But, the biggest burden of guilt lies on the shoulders of the biggest spenders. "And the fact is that one polit- ical party has run the congress and held open the nation's purse strings for 38 of the last '12 years, and for the past straight 20 years. "Can't Allow It" "That parly is the Democratic party, and we cannot allow it to drive the budget deeper into the red and the rate of inflation higher into the blue." Then Ford repeated his now familiar campaign slogan that the country needs an inflation- proof Republican congress and not a velo-proof Democratic one. It was perhaps his most direct assault on his former congres- sional colleagues but even then he tempered it, ad Jibbing into his prepared speech to a G.O.P. luncheon in Des Moines that the Democratic leadership was act- ing responsibly, although "their troops run wild." Ford also renewed the foreign policy theme which stirred a furor Tuesday in Oklahoma City and Cleveland when he said election of the "wrong kind of congress" could endanger world peace. The W h i t e House said Wednesday that Ford only meant to stress the importance of a bipartisan foreign policy. But he took another shot at the Democrats Thursday, accusing them of "undermining our foreign relations with handcuff- like restrictions on the policies of the President and the secre- tary of slate." Common Theme The common theme of the day's speeches, however, was that congress, not the President, spends llie money and is respon- sible for inflation. Ford said he Nixon Resting Comfortably, Sources Sav LONG BEACH. Calif. (AP) 'Hospital source's say former President Nixon is no longer in pain as doctors consider whether he will need surgery for his phlebitis. WASHINGTON (AP) U. S. District Judge John Sirica Fri- uirsday. The former President was ad- mitted to Memorial Hospital Medical Center here Wednesday night because oral anti-coagula- tion therapy at his San Cle- Meanwhile, former While House counsel John Dean III was on the witness stand for his eighth, and possibly last, day of testimony. Se S s s 8 jITTi S i 8 S s S Police, Pickers Outside Koosevelt Hotel Sympathy picketers, members of the striking hotel worker's union and police line the sidewalk outside the Roosevelt hotel parking ramp after Thursday night's disturbance. Five per- sons were arrested in a fracas after a picketer damaged a car leaving the structure. Police reported the crowd numbered as many as 75 persons during the evening. West Bank Hotel Pickets Arrested; issue Splits Arab Summit RABAT, Morocco (AP) The Arab summit ran into a major crisis Friday with Jordan voting to oppose any move to turn over the west bank of the Jordan river to the Palestine Liberation Organization. Foreign ministers of the 20 Arab countries, whose leaders 3cgin the summit meetings Sat- urday, voted for a resolution .hat would strip King Hussein of lovereignty over the west bank, occupied by Israel in Hashem Abou Amara, Jor- dan's ambassador to Morocco, :old newsmen after the meeting ils delegation voted against the majority of delegations that ap- proved the move. By Staff Writers Five persons were arrested and two police officers injured Thursday at the Roosevelt hotel during a melee between union pickets and police. The pickets were members of unions .supporting the strike of the hotel workers' union. Police said the group, numbering as 75 to 100 persons, began assembling shortly before 7 p.m. in front of the hotel. (Continued: Page 2, Col. 4.) in Hall, identified himself as a j husband, Hoy, was charged with police officer and placed her under arrest. As Erger and another officer were taking Mrs. Hall to squad car, a 'man who said he was her husband tried to get her away from them. Erger said a struggle took place when several other men tried to help free Mrs. Hall. The county attorney's office said Mrs. Hall would be charged The first arrest look' place wilh disturbing 'he peace. Her about p.m. when a woman identified as Carol Ann Hall, 40, of 1300 Oakland road NE, -alle- gedly hit a oar with a picket sign as It was leaving the ho- tel's parking .structure. Made Arrest Assistant Police Chief John Erger said he approached Mrs. Steinbeck: Officers Did What Had To Henry Gives Arms Stand rezhnev o interfering with a police officer, a city charge, according to the1 Linn County attorney. Seven Stitches During the struggle, Officers Anlonc Imhoff and Harvey Den- linger were injured. Imhoff suf- fered a cut over his right eye which required raven stitches, j' The" two-hour and 20-minulc He was treated hospit Dcnlinger suffered an abra- sion on his face when he was mente home was not thinningj Nixon's attorney, Herbert his blood sufficiently, Lungren Miller, requested Ihe transcripts said. recently, pointing out lhat Nixon He said tests were being other records available ducted lo determine if Nixon him and could not come to "in the small group of paradox- j Washington to prepare ade- ical cases, i.e., people for whom quaieiy because of his illness, anti-coagulation cannot be Hunt Next maintained by drugs." j As us second witness, the gov- No Decision Time [crnmenl planned to call E. How- Lungren did not say when ajard Hunt, the former CIA agent decision on surgery wouldi White House consultant, made. who pled guilty to being one If surgery is not necessary, of the principals in the Water- Ihc doctor said Nixon might be'gale breakin. able to go home late Friday orj But pointing out that Hunt Saturday. 'cooperated with Ihe invcstiga- A hospital spokesman said.tion "only grudgingly and, we medical personnel who the gov- Nixon Thursday .said he was'eminent asked that the court resting comfortably and was notlrather than the prosecution MOSCOW (AP) Secretary of State Henry Kissinger con- veyed concrete U. S. proposi- tions to Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev Friday at the Krem- lin, hoping they could break the negotiating logjam on a new i'as treated at St. described by U.S. lal and released. as jn shoved against the building. He also was treated at SI. Luke's lospital and released. Imhoff said he was injured when he went to aid Iwo officers Ex-Gangster Cohen Says He Foun d Patty LOS ANGELES (AP) I'm concerned. I don't bring Safely Commissioner who had been knocked to Ihe sidewalk. I "I grabbed one of the suspects amcs I and he swung around and hit in pam. "If anti-coagulant t h e r a p y cannot he adequately es- tablished and controlled, then surgical intervention is a real Lungren said. In most cases of this sort, fhe surgeon lies off the main blood j vessel carrying blood from the adopt Hunt as its witness. In such a case neither the prosecution nor defense vouches for a witness' credibility and it allows both sides lo ask leading questions. Tempers Strained Tempers in Ihe courtroom bc- Steinbeck said Ihe goal of Incline with his fist just above my police was to handle the situa- tion in as low a key as possible, and denied officers had over- reacled. "If anything, Former gangster Mickey Cohen, enlisted by Randolph and Cath- erine Hearst to find their kid- naped daughter, says he knew where she was 10 days ago but doesn't know where she is now. In separate interviews Thurs- day with NBC-TV and San Fran- cisco television reporter Mari- Ivn Baker, Cohen said he used should be given time to work j his own money and various con- things out with the help of a j tacts some of them members more friendly congress. "There is net a dime spent by the President that is not appro- priated by congress." he said in Des Moines. "So they are re- sponsible for the spending which has caused most of our prob- lems." F o r d received generally warm welcomes wherever he went, although there were a few hecklers and some negative plac- ards among the crowds at tiie Iowa capitol for a noon rally, at a ceremony in Melvin. III., hon- oring retiring G.O.P. Rep. Los- lie Arends, and as the President arrived at the Conrad Hilton in Chicago. Ford carefully noted each local Republican candidate, and there was no snubbing by the of- jor sympathizers of the Sym- 'bioncsc Liberation Army to trace SLA members William and Emily Harris and 20-year- old Patty "Hearst. Cohen, who said he began the quest as a personal favor to the Hearst family, refused to say where Miss Hearst was when he located her except that she was not in California. He added that he never saw nobody in to go to Cohen said. Uc-Kidnap? Miss Hearst was kidnaped Feb. 4 by Ihe SLA, but several j months later she he said. "We did what we had to do because we saw a let of people could have been hurt and a lot of properly damage could have re- sulted." Steinbeck said police heard several days earlier in the week announced lhat Tre pickels that she had rejected her family and joined forces with the SLA. as well as rumors of what would happen rumors Steinbeck termed exaggerated and unfair She was later charged violaling the federal firearms law and bank robbery and by I the stale of California with naping. The bank robbery and firearms charges stemmed from the holdup of the Hibcr- nia Bank in San Francisco April 15. right Imhoff said. The man, identified as Carson A. Borsclh, rural route one, Cedar Rapids, was subdued byj Imhoff, Erger and Chief Wallace I (M I "_ I tllft III I LaPeters and Deteclive Donald hjs FoUcr' buro collcagcs held back in the Assault Charge .lasl months of Watergate, un- Borscth was charged with as- sault and battery. ing friendly and very cordial atmo- sphere" was aimed at agree- ment on guidelines that Brezh- nev and President Ford could endorse around Thanksgiving at a meeting, probably in Vladi- vostok. Kissinger is banking on the Kremlin's evident eagerness III assess the new President firsthand as an incentive to a c h i c v c (he "conceptual breakthrough" that eluded him last March ami again at the summer summit here with former President Nixon. U.S. officials suggest private- lower body to llie heart. This came so strained Thursday lhat prevents clots from threatened to lake action loose in Ihe legs and prevent "a carnival almo- to the heart or they can cause lungs, wherejsphere." dcalh. Other) "I mean the 70-year-old federal judge said, exasperated kind often angered by continual i bickering and back-biting 'among lawyers. "If I don't get cooperation I want. I'm [going to have to do something !about il." WASHINGTON (UPli Prcs-j. and objections had idenl Ford has lemnorarilv "1 (Continued: Page 3, Col. 3.) Ford Halts Nixon Data cd plane deliveries of classified foreign policy information to Richard Nixon in California, a While Il'iuse spokesman said Friday. "The flights have been de- ferred, while Hie White House lew aays, involving at limes the judge and one or another of Ihe defense lawyers, prosecution and even defense [attorney against dclen.se allor- power. Ford's repeated cndorse- intendcd lat any (Continued: Page 2, Col. 7.) Denlinger .said he was injured flf, are int hen he went to assist Imhoff.'10 Ihej'-ussians i Continued: Page 2, Col. Thieu Reqlme Firinq 377 "There is finger-pointing in explores alternate methods ofjlhis courtroom, there probably providing the former President be more of Ehrlich- wilh briefing Prcssiman's attorney, William Fralcs Secretary Ron Nesscn said, lle'said al one point. declined lo say what Ihe alter- natives were or why Ihe review I was started. The Chicago Tribune reported that Cohen offered to try lo re- Reminded I the representatives were reminded that traffic should not be impeded nor by- slanders harassed. Police were urged, he said, not lo over-react and to keep things low-key. In attempts lo satisfy lhat requesl, he said, no uniformed kidnap Miss Hearst and or squad cars were in her to her parents. Confirms Meeting he KPIX-TV interview when A man idcntilicd as Robert Mocnk, 29, of :1I3 E. Willman s t r c e. t Hiawatha, allegedly jumped Ucnlinger from behind; and threw him on the ground. Mocnk was charged Thursday I night with resisting arresl. ever, no formal charged have' _ President [mismanagement and demand- bcL'" fllctl- Thicu's government i.s firing his own resignation. One other person. for corruplloni dc.! "If Mr. Thieu will not Ihe girl himself. "1 couldn't, my! with Marilyn Baker, Cohen said parole board won't let me go jit might take violence to he said. Moved He also said she "The people T had been in con- as occurred in Cleveland when former Ohio Republican Gov. James Rhodes failed to show up. fice seekers such Tuesday night Tntlau's Diner to friend: "I has Hearst may have lo be moved and that ho didn't tell brought out Ihe same way thai anyone where she was. drought in. She may [cast reports thai Miss Hearst brought out by might be in Canada did nolifmre." come from him, ho said. Tliej Cohen also confirmed the Ocl. 7 meeting in Los Angeles be- tween himself, the Hearsts and! the vicinity of the hotel, which was kepi under observation by I wo plainclothcs officers in an unmarked car. At about II p.m., Steinbeck said, pickets had scattered lacks and nails on the sidewalk and in the parking ramp drive-! way, so Chief Wallace LaPeters, I (Assistant Chief John Krgcr !Shift Captain Howard Gardnerf lo Ihe hold personally Id Heidcn, 32, rural route one, Ryan, was arrested and was charged with assault and bat-jday. tcry. Police said he participated j n in Ihe struggle to free Mrs. Prior to i Continued: 3, Col. 7.1 Standard Time Returns Sunday was 'linen's second actionjVan Tuyen. week to criticism of member of the Borne Out It wasn't long before the state- ment was borne out. Frates al- Icmpted to ask Dean a question based a tape recording of a meeting he had with former President Nixon and Haldeman June 23, 1373. That was the conversation in which Nixon agreed with Hal- jdeman lhat the FBI should be 'steered away from investigating policies, or if he remains I don I think there will Mx a major change, said Irani, I made Ihe tape public three days police said they had no informa- ,l nil y JIMM IWCell IIIMIMNI, [111: IK'ilIMS tllllliM, j j reports thai she had (heir attorney, James debris. While Ihe three were lalking I h union representatives. After that meeting, the group was slopped and questioned by police at Los Angeles Interna- tional airport. nmnling calories and :lrales, but my arilhmclic rer-, j laiNly has improved" m been located in Canada or near the U. S.-Canadian border. The Hearsts were not immedi- ately available for comment. In the NIK: interview. recognising Ihe belea-i said he kepi mum on Missijiuered couple, police reportedly threatened lo -irresl Catherine1 Hearst fur contort ing uilh a before llie seen striking an auto with a picket sign. Krgor then arrested her for malicious damngc lo a e arrests, one of regime in the U. S. congress I biv. Bui he said he did not Ihink 'and al home. On Thursday hciThieii could be overthrown be-' had not heard he fired four members of his cabi-icause lie "has al his nel, including Information Min-llhe army and police forces isler Hoang Due Nha, a administration." nueslions. lie warned that if the of Ihe president and his closes I j Nguyen Van Huyeii, former were permitted he confidant. l.scnale prcsidcnl, said the cabi-i A defense ministry communi-iiiet sliakeuj) was "a very littlcl e officers to be It is not enough been "corrupt and.change: the mood of llie people, II .aid they included: 20 101 lieutenant col') nels ami 2511 majors. i "If Thieu really! A number of junior officers wanl.i I" improve Hie present I will also be dismissed for he must seriously lake. WASHINGTON I'APl Clocks ill be turned back ,'i.m Sundav as i missed bad goes on standard lime for four monlhs. The nation has been on II) straight months of Daylight Sav- ing Time in an experiment de- signed lo save fuel during the energy shortage. In a report: accompanying time-change legislation signed; would play Ihe lape. "We wanl that tape in here 'right now." Fralcs shouted. I i CnnlimK'ii: Page 2, Col. 7. i Today's Index bv Ihe ruplion, the communique added, but if did not say how many. Begin Nov. I .said Ihe dismiss' begin Nov. I and he completed account of what has been saidi Comics during Ihe protest movement. Crossword UK must make true Daily Keconl beginning with Ihe high-ranking! Deaths would military Iluyen; Kditorial Fen Six Officers Hearst's whereabouts because' known criminal llrarsl.'i were able thcmui'lvi'S and WIMV said. j Farm The denniiislnilioii''. Ihe nw.ti Financial 'said energy saving "must be I There was no immediale Thieu Ins fared in Ihree' ,Marion jbalanccd against a majority option 'o Friday's announcement, jyear.s, are an outgrmvlh ul Movies At lhat lime, Steinbeck for (lie ob-'biil initial react inn from anii-ienchaiitment. with Hi" continued' Sneiety only six pohr" officers were of Daylight Saving'Thiru pnliliral Irnd.-n, In [infighting, Sports' Ihe area, including winter. ini; of the cabinet ministers living, mllalion. uiicmplo.y-; Slate ml dardner. ncw dieated il would not end publiclment. and i'.oMTniiinil failure lo Tcli'vision I'i.'il reform' Ads He said a man v ho (Conlmiicxl: I 'are 3. Col. fl. I Thirii political Ic.idi'i's I, ing of Ihe cabinet, mini ml, o daylight charging 23. with cnrrup'ioi: i   

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