Cedar Rapids Gazette, November 9, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - November 9, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Weather— Cloudy, chance of rain tonight, ending Sunday afternoon. Highs today 45-50. Lows tonight 40-45. b t 1 Arid* CITY FINAL 15 CENTS VOLUME 92 — NUMBER 304 CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 1974 ASSOCIATED PRESS, UPI, NEW YORK TIMES CALLEY FREE WITHOUT BOND New Corn Figure 18% Below 1973 Kissinger Hopeful of Arms Pact Terms for Railroad lAbout-Face Merger Could Sour It WASHINGTON (AP) — The from serving the Southwest Interstate Commerce Commis-where it had no connecting service. The Union Pacific current-' TORREJON, Spain (AP) -Secretary of State Kissinger expressed confidence Saturday that his latest diplomatic globetrotting has opened the way for a nuclear arms limitation pact with the Kremlin and improved chances for Middle East peace. As his Boeing 707 stopped at the U.S. airbase in Torrejon for fuel before setting out across the Atlantic, U.S. officials told may have been the most productive. Chances were said to be at least 50-50 for an arms limitation treaty by next summer’s scheduled meeting in Washington between Soviet leader Leo-id Brezhnev and President Ford. By Army, Judge Says sion has given provisional bless-1.    .    , .    ... .i .    , Jy operates between the West mg to a railroad merger of the    and    and Councl, fiancially healthy Union Pacif-j Bluffs. ic and the fiscally ailing Rock The North Western bid was! COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — A Island but with conditions that rejected by an ICC law judge federal judge Saturday freed but the Union Pacific proposal former Army Lt. William L. received more favorable attern Calley from military custody tion and the case went to the by signing an order releasing full commission.    him on his personal recog- The commission agreed to nizance in lieu of $1,000 bond, allow the merger if the Union “History repeats itself . . . Pacific agreed to sell certain Here we are, the same cast of Rock Island properties to three; characters about to do the same thing I did last February,” said n"lr 7'~\    :consequences for the future    ohib    » omw re    .U. S. District Judge J. Robert newsmen the first four days of ,    , .,    .    ..    ..    .    .    .    ., i Elliott. his 26,880-mile trip, in Moscow. "lakeup of lhe natlonal ral1 sys_ J* said ,h« Union p*lf* mus‘ Klliott freed Calico last Febru- i  ,____ iii__.___tem.    sci to the Santa Fe the Rock    wuey    rem But the ICC imposed condi-jisland line between Amarillo.jhary on    a    r*view    * tions that are certain to delay; Texas, and Memphis. The Rock I    n the merger and could result in island line between Denver-1 f mur(. !    2Vietnamese ci- scrapping it entirely. Litigation Colorado Springs and Omaha* ,ans‘ n June ** reV(?rsed hls designed to overturn some of; must be sold to the Denver and these restrictions is also a possi- Rio Grande Western, the ICC bility.    j    said. The Rock Island, known for- All other Rock Island proper-    v Kissinger will report to Formally as the Chicago, Rock Is- ty south and southwest of 0 Leavenworth, Kan. Sunday afternoon at Camp Da- land and Pacific Railroad Co., Kansas City must be sold to the    Army attorneys told Elliott vid, Md. They also plan to operates nearly 8,000 miles of Southern Pacific.    ;    Saturday they were not contest- watch part of the Washington-1; track in 14 states. It has been in in addition, the ICC said the in8 Calley’s release on bail and could sour the whole deal. After IO years of studying the two candidates for merger, the ICC Friday conditionally approved a plan it said would affect practically every major railroad in every state west of the Mississippi. The decision is oVher railroads expected to have far-reaching1 for the future    Sale    to    Santa    Fe conviction, but the army took Calley into custody until his release Friday from the U. S. army disciplinary barracks at UPI Telephoto Philadelphia National football financial trouble for years and Santa Fe must include the Mis-league game on television. an ICC law judge found in 1971■ souri-Kansas-Texas Railroad in Far East Trip    that it was near bankruptcy. its system. Much of next week will be    Proposed    in    1964 spent planning the trip they    will    The merger was first    protake to Japan, South    Korea    and    posed in    1964 —■ one year    after Vladivostock, where    Ford    will |    another    railroad, the North Western,    asked the ICC to    let it purchase controlling interest in the Rock Island. Energy Nominee Andrew Gibson Leaving the White House "Nomination in Deep Trouble rf meet Brezhnev Nov. 23-24. The super power leaders are expected to settle on guidelines at that meeting for negotiations in Geneva to produce a 10-year treaty limiting missiles, launchers, warheads and bombers. The current U.S.-ling they would have to see the Soviet pact expires in 1977. order before commenting. In recapping Kissinger’s lat- A spokesman for the Union WASHINGTON (AP) t— Pres-;FEA and expressing confidence! turn charter them for 20 years|I idem Ford’s nomination of An- he still had the support of Ford, to General Maritime Corp., a drew Gibson to bead the Feder-i But “* ™ile Moose deputy|wholly^wned , subsidiary „    press    secretary, John Hushen, MFC.    . a1 Energy Administration is in sa^ Gjbson met ^jy wjtb S(aff MFC would then be free to „.. n; J ___urn    I    .    _ Benefits for Iowa Seen said they were willing for the parole which Army Secretary Howard “Bo” Callaway said would be granted him Nov. 19 to become effective immediately. “Full Circle” By Al Swegle Prospects for the weather-plagued 1974 corn crop fell another two percent last month, leaving it 18 percent below last year and foreshadowing higher grocery bills for consumers, the agriculture department said Friday. The estimate closely paralleled a report issued only a day-earlier by the National Corn Growers Assn., which pegged this year’s crop at 4.65 billion bushels nationwide. The agriculture department estimated U. S. prospects at 4.62 billion bushels. Another report issued by the agriculture department Friday said retail food prices will continue climbing at least in the first half of 1975, partly because of poor crop weather this year. Iowa Prospects Corn prospects in Iowa dropped one percent from a month earlier, the agriculture department saki, as the yield presently is expected to be 951.8 million bushels. This figure is 21 percent less than the 1.204 billion produced last year. The average yield in Iowa is expected to be 81 bushels — down one bushel from a month earlier and 27 bushels less than the 108 bushel yield last year. Iowa produced a record com yield of 116 bushels in 1972. Soybean Forecast Soybean production in Iowa was forecast at 198 million bushels, which is essentially the same as the agriculture department has been predicting all along.    »i The crop    will be down 26 per-    deep trouble on Capitol    Hill, Members,    not with Ford.    sub-charter the tankers to    com- cent    from    the record crop of    congressional sources say.    | Hushen    would not identify    the    mercial users worldwide, last year, however.    They    indicated    Friday    that    members, but an informed ob- “Gibson’s Successor” The soybean yield in Iowa will    <5^ Jackson (D-Wash.) had    server suggested they may have average 28 bushels — 6 bushels    written Ford requesting the re- been William Walker, White less than last year’s 34 bushel average and 8 bushels less than the record 1972 yield of 36 bush-  __________________ ;_____^ j_______  _____ _________ cis.    which the nomination    must white House Counsel Philip    Bu- ^mitiirinr00^    P*”'    ^    notation that~the Vniract'was tank"    *ilh    liquefied    gas    segments    which    have become. 0n, (he North Western has damagtd late rn g    Jackson was said to be taking Areeda was a White House as- signed bv Robert Blackwell the    ^atur(Jay    after    *1    C°F    endangered.    : tribune    |    _ SU'SSTuS'5 MS-    <—«    tsrlicr- ,r,,mtm* imim.. KSA;Llbcrian sMer    *jusl * nm*.ii*.m* agriculture department said. tanker-building venture involv-cabinet task force on oil import bv “Gibson s successor” and 2,9 were reP°r!ed missing. The cifjc as r was at the beginning . Nationwide the agricul ure c-;    interstate Oil Transport Co.,    controls which recommended in1    Gibson therefore was not in. ^aPanese    maritime    sa*ety|.. and will    bend    every    effort to hamsf til Ly U44    of Philadelphia, awarded by the    1970 the replacement of oil im-    volved    TsLivots    ‘amongVmL"8    a°    eqUi,aWe ”****'' “However, I think with the    deci“ Jot bushel The I" test es Federal Marinmp Admmistra- nnrt nuotas with a tariff system. n..» »iw>u    Evw&tf    thai    Ian/ survivors among me miss-;    n______■    I     •    -    |P»aiMiea    to    maxe    ms    decision timate is down one percent from last month’s predictions.    , th Soybean yields nationwide will I    Int.rstat„ average 23.7 bushels per acre An- ((|e $| mU|ioB guaranteed I “That’s an interesting development,” said Elliott. “It’s ex-i actly contrary to the position DES MOINES (I PI) — State taken by the army before . . . Spokesmen for Union Pacific I Knerfty.Mireclor John Millhone| We’ve come full circle.” declined to comment on whether sa,d Friday that merger of the After he signed the release, it will pursue the merger in;1*?*    and    the Union Pa- there was clapping from a few light of the I CC conditions, say- of eighth Middle East peace mis of the railroad, said the collision in a year, U.S. officials mission order could result in stressed his achievements at the lawsuits that would determine the final outcome. Rock Island and the Union Pacific could yield substantial ben- spectators Some shook Calley’s efits for Iowa.    hand. Millhone said it is still too! Galley, dressed nattily in a early to say if the merger will pjaid suit, smiled but declined be carried out but added:    ;    t0 comment to newsmen. ‘‘If a financially-troubled Callaway said he signed the railroad can be linked to ‘ 0ne; parole order Oct. 30. Calley that is healthy, it would be very have served one-third of good for Rock Island’s custom- his 10-year prison sentence Nov. This clearly implied a lack of| John Ingram, president and crs- ^ ls very promising to have jg chief executive of the Rock Is- , sjep completed.    The statement said Callaway land, said:    . ^1*,‘lone sa,d. Friday s ICO made his decision “on the basis (Continued: Page 2, Col. 3.1 The plan was approved and subsidies totaling $90.6 million which pass. the nomination Ship Blast; 29 Missing ‘ The whole tenor of the ICC’s decision •‘umtoubtedy will is a suits of an FBI investigation of |House personnel aide, and Phi--    ted    b    the    Marllimc Gibson. Jackson .s. chairman of hp Areeda. former Harvard law Admjntstraljon    X,    1972. A the interior committee, through professor and new assistant to! „    f    f; a    ...    iailIU<IU    „IUu3u»i    ,    , -    .    .    ,    w. must Whiff. Hnusp roiinspl Philin Rn- py dlsf)ld>ed by o I I I c I a I TOkyo (AP) — A laoanpsp ITITw *    ‘    *    products    in Iowa and has 1,734 .. „ P    bore    a    typewritten    tanka**    inadL    tilth    iinJflTnZ “I*??    miles    of    track within the state, board° ^ of a thorough review of Calley’s application for parole and the recommendation of officials at maior the Sl army disc>P^naO' to stabilize a growing deterio-1    othir    farm    Iracks and ^ army and air ration in the railroad industry nrnAw*e    ,    7M    force    c    I    e    rn    e    n    c y and parole release announcing its decision    by °^er railroads. is encouraging. The ICC has    1,734 Miles demonstrated a genuine desire The Rock Isjand Basis of Order because it would give the Union Callaway, reached by tele-y^efforMo ^>ac^‘(! access ,0 Chicago, thus pbone ai a    resort in Crested Maritime Administra- port quotas with a tariff system. I But they admitted Friday that ‘"iy tion while Gibson was its head, i At that time, Gibson was head Blackwell was at that time only 1 ?4W?re*!,ai!V'4. A    , Q 11| g a n 1    iii    Af    tho    imp    jl    «unn    I    **    luGTltlllCu    the    IUD    V0SS(*iS    cis Original Proposal    way    rail    business is picking up    NoVt    15    but    Friday’s    rut son’, acceptance, si* of the Maritime Administration, ^'denutv to Gibson who wast ,11 loenutieo me two vessels as. The Union Pacilie originally    .b-v    J1* Kl|th I S circuit later, of the job of pres-a job he began March 25, 1969. legally administrator until Aug <he ^or Yuyo Maru No. IO proposed selling off all Rock ^ -<1 he piretcar™7‘a cour' of »PP«ab «*•"«««' his -    F    legaiqr amroww unm Aug. ^ the freighter Pacific Ares.    Island track south and south-LT0SS lo'*a‘ h< said Kdllroada mind. 4    Officials said 33 of 38 Japa-jwest of Kansas City to the °Her an attractive means of the department said. Gibson by Interstate when he Subsidy Applications.. Beginning Jan. ll, 1972, appli- 19, Is Elected County Judge left it after only 14 months as “‘‘ons were filed for subsidies for oil tanker construction by GRANBY, Mo. (AF only 19 and a college student, but Wayne Johnson has been elected an associate judge of the county court. Youngest of six sons, he lives president. The sources said Gibson was guaranteed by contract to re-c e i v e $1 million, including )    $120,000    already    paid    him in sal ary and severance pay of $88,000 per year for IO years. Not with Ford after the subsidy was granted Gibson moved on to another commerce department job, then “We felt it would not be ap- un .-mill.    I    became    Dresident    of    Interstate    T a ‘ w a n e s e and cne South , Kansas City. First National Boston Corp. and    rt    ian,.ar.,    iQ7o    Korean    seamen    aboard    the    Pa-    This    would    allow    it    access    to Oil Transport in January, 1973. Another Deal While he was president, Interstate reportedly sought to set upi Maritime Fruit Carriers Co., Ltd- In partnership as MFC-Boston Tankers, Inc., with First Na- | tional holding .5 percent owner-1 another' tanker-building deal ship, the venture was to build    and sought another federal sub- three tankers at a cost of $70.23    sjdy from Gibson’s former depu- Gibson himself confirmed the million each.    tv/ on a farm with his parents and |i.mUUon settlement to report- The plan spelled out in the ^ vvas reorganized in is    a    sophomore    at    Missouri    ers prjdayt    as    he    left    after    the    applications to the Maritime    yjay^ ^974 the same month Gib- Southern    in    Joplin, majoring    in    fjrsl    0f    two    hasty    visits    to    the    Administration was for MFC-    son jeit interstate. In July a Boston to charter the tankers    venture cific Ares were reported missing. the trade-rich areas of Chicago and St. Louis while relieving it U.S. Choppers Aid Hondurans nese crewmen aboard the Southern Pacific while keeping lransPorlan°n rww aP du‘jpropriate for our lawyers and tanker were rescued. The 28 Rock Island track north of c>oncern about energy.    Calley to go before the court without the full facts. We had decided to parole him and this j is relevant to that hearing,” Callaway said. The 10-4 court vote to permit TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras Calley to post bond and be freed (AP) — Two U. S. air force temporarily came after 14 of the helicopters dropped 100.000 15 judges of the court were pounds of food and medicine to summoned secretly for an ex-40.000 persons still trapped by traordinary session, flooding from Hurricane Fifi. The judges decided to review the government said Friday. Elliott’s reversal of the con viced. Eduardo Andino, general ,lon at a bearing Feb. 17. Reinstate Texts; New Confrontation Looms CHARLESTON, W. Va. (AP)j The board had ordered the F.ducation officials and text-books stored at the height of the djj.g^^^ ^ Honduran Emer- political science    White    House,    ;    Boston to charter me tanners venture formed by Interstate    ,    -    _______ ................. A Democrat. .Johnson carried j|e emerged saying he was for 20 years to Interstate Oil and GiBes Service Oil Co. wa»s book opponents appear headed pro*est t*lat drew nationwide |gency Committee, said the hell Under ArTP^f every precinct in his district (be candidate to head the Transport Co., which would in aWarded subsidies totaling for a new confrontation in the!l.^^„^nS?,lK>iin,.ii(^^u!! °" I copters made several trips, also $107.6 million l*>r construction oi wake 0f a school board decision two tankers, luting interstate as rejnstat    con 1 the owner.    I , ,•    .    .    A    . Gibson says he has spent his troversial texts for student use. j boycott and shutdown of the I time since May attending Har At issue are textbooks the school system, beginning Tues-vard business school, fixing up protesters consider un-his vacation house in the Berk ; American, immoral and sacrile- defeating his opponent by 553 votes. Encouraged by his parents, he won the Democratic; nomination in a three-way race in August. Call Voiced for Rhodes Ouster GM Cites Hazard in Car Seats for Babies recommendations made by textbook review committee. “We're calling for a complete I malnutrition. a transporting medical brigades As Coup Chief to help cope with disease and    ' WASHINGTON (AP) „    11 n ,4    n    .    shires    and    just lately becoming gious DETROIT IAF) - General Product Salety Commission OI    J,    ,h. mi    As Motors Saturday notified!the problem and of its solution. A    owners of 220,000 car seats for    a belt adjustment so the opening1 fledgling effort    is under way to    babies that a potential hazard    would be    so small a child’s neck dump House Republican Leader | exists if the seats are used out- could not get stuck in it. Rhodes I Aril.) after Tuesday’s side the vehicles.    It    said it told the supplier    w.-kend    in heavy C O P. election losses. GM said there is no danger if firm. Hamill Manufacturing DI- ^ ™ "k 1    111 kJ Rep.    Peyser    (R-N.Y.), called    the seat is used properly inside,    j vision of    Firestone Tire & Rub.’Presidential retreat ne e.^ at a    news    conference for' It said the problem arises if    ber Co.,    Washington, Mich., to halt production Rev. day,” said the Horan, one of a handful of fundamentalist preachers who familiar with the FEA.    As    the    Kanawha    county    board    have    led    the    nine-week anti-text- --of education decided Friday tos book movement. “The board At Camp David    return all but two series of the must bear the responsibility for CAMP DAVID Md. (AP)    controversial books to the!whatever happens now.“ President and Mrs. Ford are classroom, angry anti textbook    “ln    Own Home’’ 1-leaders were urging parents to    , close down the county school 1 m certainly not satisfied, said Alice Moore, the LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP — Honduras has no helicopters I President Hugo Banzer fired Andino said no mass deaths; Housing Minister Jose 'Patino Marvin have occurred among the refu- Ayoroa Saturday and placed gees. Loot Traced to Bank in Miami Rhodes’ overthrow and the (the safety belts on the seats are house G.O.P. conference chair- (adjusted in such a way that the man, Rep. Anderson (III ), left infant can slip down and catch open the possibility of his trying its neck in the opening. to unseat Rhodes.    GM    said this happened to an “I’m not closing the door to infant a few months ago and anything at this point,” Ander I two similar accidents were re-son told newsmen. “We suffered tarted in recent weeks. It said a defeat and we should explore' none of the accidents was fatal. all possibilities.”    GM    notified    the Consumer A new type tube which will make the neck opening smaller will be sent to each purchaser of record, along with instruction sheets. GM is picking up the tab. The affected seats, which sell for around $17, were made after July 15, 1973. Today's Chuckle Once there was a movie producer who said he wanted to make a Rim t-uit began with an earthquake and worked up to a climax from tliere. Copyright 1974 system. D r. Kenneth county schools superintendent, praised the board vote, saying it “took into consideration the entire county.” “Small Segment" “At no time can a system be governed by the decisions of a small segment of the community,” he said CHICAGO (AP) — Investigators have traced $700,000 of the board ^ mdlion taken rn the Oct. 20 toss? ::,sr= “—xsxzsr * Underwood told the board following its decision that truancy    Bodyguard    Slain laws, loosely enforced over the BUENOS AIRES (UPI)—Left-last two months, would be ist guerillas ambushed police strictly adhered to now.    Saturday    and    killed    a    bodyguard him under house arrest on charges of leading an abortive coup 'Hiursday. Today's Index “We’ll see how the law stands of Argentina’s assistant federal up,” retorted Mrs. Moore. police chief Church Page 3 Comics .............. .,,.,,. I Crossword .......... ..... I Daily Record........ ....... 2 Deaths ........2 Editorial Features ,. ....... 4 Financial .......... ll Marion .............. ......7 Movies ............. .... 6 Sports ............... 9, IO Television ......... .... .. 7 Want Ads IMS ;

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