Cedar Rapids Gazette, November 21, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - November 21, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Weather-- Fair tonight with lows In the lower 30s. Partly cloudy Friday with highs in lower 50s. BJ VOLUME 92 NU MBFK 316 AIR % metre CITY FINAL 15 CENTS CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 1974 ASSOCIATED PRESS, UPI, NEW YORK TIMES TALK Two Ford Roc|<v Lists ii I . Re«°ns He Vetoes Are wants job Overridden WASHINGTON (UPI) -The senate overrode President Ford s veto of a vocational rehabilitation bill, 90-1, Sen. William Scott (R-Va.) voting to uphold. WASHINGTON (AP* - His ! vicc-presidential confirmation j assured in the senate barring any major new disclosures, Nel- J son Rockefeller told a house panel Thursday that he is eager to help lead America on “a new forward march.” A survey by the Associated Press found only five senators inclined to vote against Rocke-WASHINGTON (AP) - The fel,ers confirmation, 79 for it senate joined the house Thurs- and 16 uncommitted, day in overriding President The five senators who said Ford's    veto    of a    bill to    give    ,bey will <>r are strongly in- greater    public access to    gover-    chined to vote against Rocke-j ment documents under the feller's nomination include Sen-Freedom of Information Act. to°r Coldwater (R-Ariz.), who The senate vote was 65 to 27. bas sajd he told Ford that Rock-three more than the two-thirds f s nomination would an-required. It enacted the mea-I Agonize G.O.P..conservatives, sure into law.    Other    opponents    include    Sena- The senate also was to vote tors Helms iR-.N.C.) and Scott later on another veto    \al“ c'™serva,|v<?. ,    ..    ,    „ Abourezk (D-S.D), who said By a 398-7 vote, the'house re* i Rockefeller’s carcer shows “an jeeted Lords veto of an $8:>1- insensitivity of the needs of the million, three-year vocational * average person.” The fifth sena- rehabilitation bill. It also voted i(or saj(, he dwjs nQt wan, to bp 371-31 to override his veto of j namecj vct amendments to close loopholes! in the Freedom of Information    ^sts    Problems act.    :    The former New York gover- j House Minority Leader Rhodes nor launched confirmation hear-iR-Ariz.) said Wednesday night ings before the house judiciary he was not consulted by the committee with a statement White House before Ford vetoed that “the dangers of the times” the measures.    will force America to find new ..n j . j *»*    directions. a . u gmen    “Nobody doubts that our “I felt he had bad judgment country is confronted today on these two vetoes if he expec-1 with problems that shake its tex! them to be sustained." foundations,” Rockefeller said. Rhodes said, adding that there He said those problems in-should be improved commune elude recession, unemployment, cation between the White House energy shortages and world and the congressional leader- food shortages, ship. “We’re going to have to be mind New Snag; See 4-Week Coal Strike WASHINGTON (AP) - A bid by (he United Mine Workers to rework parts of the tentative contract agreement has run into industry opposition, threatening a new deadlock in the nationwide coal strike. Nixon Told Danger by Ehrlichman WASHINGTON (AP) -Former President Nixon was warned by his closest aides more than 16 months before he The latest snag, which resigned that he was vulnerable emerged Wednesday evening, I to impeachment for Watergate seemed certain to push the crimes, according to White strike into a fourth week. The House tapes made public for the government has estimated a four week strike would cause at ; least 400,000 layoffs in coal-related industries. first time Thursday at the Watergate cover-up trial, On April 26, 1973, John Ehrlichman told Nixon that the tes-IneiLMW bargaining council timony of then-White House recommended that union of- counsel John Dean could easily fleers return the proposed con- lead to an impeachment resoiu- tract to the bargaining table for “some minor adjustments” before it is submitted to the strikers for ratification. But the chief industry negotiator, Guy Farmer, indicated the companies were unwilling to ra tion in the congress. Five days later, Ehrlichman resigned as Nixon’s chief domestic counsel and Dean was fired. H. R. Haldeman, who along with Ehrlichman is a defendant in the cover-up trial, to the rank modification. and file without Energy-Saver UPI Telephoto San Francisco Mayor Joseph Aliofo fakes a municipal bus fo and from his work af the city hall every Wednesday to stimulate interest in use of energy-saving transportation. Wednesday night he used the bus to go to the opera. In formal attire, he chats with Yolanda McKellar. Next to him is Cassandra Mottling. open negotiations, saying it had I resigned at the same time as been agreed that the tentative* white House chief of staff, (settlement was to be* submitted “Resolution in Senate” “I think it’s entirely conceivable that if Dean is totally out of control and that if matters are not handled adroitly that you could get a resolution of impeachment in the senate,” Ehr- U.S. Sues To Break Up AT&T “Nearer Crisis” “We still expect that this will lie done without further delay so the union membership may have the opportunity to vote on; fichman told Nixon k" HbZHh'T lh|>,t.WaaS mUtUaal ‘‘That's right," Nixon replied. ■    . f .’    a>K a In another new tape heard by andrfil.M™? r expl0ra"°" the jury Thursday Nixon is and discussion,    Farmer said I j,eiir(j t0 after learning of the union deci- Apnj jg He said each day’s delay “is w^at B,e bringing our country nearer a to say out.” say about Dean on 1973, “I don’t know (expletive) is going . He’s just lashing more, WASHINGTON (AP) — The Government victory in the will be at least three years the long-lines department, the CI~,1S    P1 "But there rn no doubt in my •“*«•<* department has gone to Belt System case and another before thc case comes to trial m'network linking all telephones ,    fj.    10,h! md." he said, "that the mag- ““"to slriP Be" System of pending suit against Intern.-L s djstric, eoUrt Here because inl° a "at'onwidc system    |7000 ' ‘--J  ...............,|ls    orm    nn    'be    BIK,ness Mneh.nes would    I    Th(,    m    KcaXi    ATiT,    West-'railroad ,adighe" SU era Electric and Bell Labs of dustry officials warned Wednes- hush rnncnirinrr 111.>rr r.11 v/ In rrmnnnn. -    -    n produce. Knew Guilt On yet another tape, Nixon in- careful about the vetoes made nitude and complexity of these *ts 6<Fycar-tod grip on the na-tional Business Machines would    about    sult    accuses    AT&T,    West-    railroad    ''InAjetrics    steel    ^    krww    had    incrimi- :c ____._____   .1    ^.....  tion’s    telenhone    industrv    in    a    have    immeasurable imnar-t on of complicated arguments about PUJ.U    ,’„u_    railroad    malines.    Steel    in-pated himself by discussing money payments with if we’re going to sustain many problems are going to force us B°ns telephone industry in a have immeasurable impact on    _    ,     „....„          uusirv of them,” said Rhodes.    to the kind of reappraisal, re- m0V€ to sPur competition and the American corporate struc- the dala AT&T is required to conspiring lllega„y t0 mon0po-dav of more lavnffc while inli^ House Majority Leader O’-evaluation and fundamental drive Phone rates down.    lure.    produce.    I    ize local and long-distance tele-1 ohio authorities asked utilities " Neill (D-Mass.) said the vetoes change which can    make this a    The lawsuit filed Wednesday    The effect on consumers will    'Tho IBM    suit, filed nearly    six phone service,    specialized tele-    to prepare    for possible    power    Th° Apr*1 25< ,973v taPc ma(*e indicate that Ford “had the turning point in the history of against the American Telephone (be more difficult to judge. years ago, is only now ap- communications services, and outbacks    J    public    for the first time showed wrong advice from the Nixon- our country and permit a new    and Telegraph Co. signaled the    “I don’t believe we can prom-    preaching    a trial, which    the production of    telecommunica-    Nixon feared Dean had    himself ites around him. They are the forward march in our affairs.” beginning of a years-long gov-ise this is going to lower rates,” Judge estimates will take an- tions equipment ranging from    I    scry    in    Touch    tape-recorded    a    meeting    at same ones who told him he Rockefeller said leaders must ernment battle to carve up the said Keith Clearwaters, deputy other two years.    the ordinary telephone to sophis- Meanwhile, President Ford’s J which Nixon said $1 million should be traveling around the provide the right    concepts to    world’s largest privately-owned    assistant attorney general in the    AT&T case turns on    the j teated switching mechanisms,    chief labor troubleshooter,    W    J    could be reused for the    original world when we have raging in- bring solutions and    lie said that    corporation into competing en-departments anti-trust division    company s    relationship with    1 scry, was    understood to    be    in    V\ atergate defendants $6.2 Billion touch with both sides in an ef- The tape is of a meeting between Nixon and Haldeman. In that conversation, Haldeman gave Nixon a report on a March 21, 1973, meeting among Nixon, Ration at home.”    is a major reason he wants to terprises. , ,    I But the result “may be a I Western Electric Co., Inc., a O’Neill added,*“Since the day be vice-president.    Trading    in AT&T stock was downward pressure on those wholly-owned subsidiary which Western Electric supplies ‘ a fort to break the new stalemate. he commuted (pardoned) Nixon.    ♦•Deliahu” In    Solutions suspended late Wednesday on rates” if the department sue- manufactures telecommunica-substantial majority" of the UMW President Arnold Miller he hasn’t done anything right.”]    8    the New York Stock Exchange feeds in the effort to introduce tions equipment and sells vir- equipment used throughout the and his two ranking officers, Third Sustained    “Nothing    delights me so much and the company’s shares were competition into the telecom- tl>ally all of it to the Bell Sys- Bell System and “typically docs Vice-president Mike Trbovich ‘ ia,Dea    as facing up to a complex public delayed in opening Thursday be- munications industry, he said tem, a"d with Bell Telephone not sell equipment to indepen-and Secretary-Treasurer Harry Haldeman and Dean. The seven who sided with issue with all its contusion, fur-cause of an influx of orders.    ,.v,    h **    ..    Laboratories, Inc., a subsidiary dent telephone companies or Patrick, traveled into the West: After a recounting of the Ford on the vocational rahabili- moil and intensity and trying to when it opened, it was two and    U< °rt    jointly owned by * AT&T anil other users of telecommunica- Virginia coalfields to clear up March 21 meeting, Haldeman tation bin were lame ducks who pull through the human re- five-eighths lower, at 43.    AT&T    Board Chairman John    Western Electric.    tions equipment” except gov-what the union chief described‘suggested that Dean, not Nixon, were either retiring at the close sources to deal with it,” he said ] Nearly three million Ameri- dcButts said the government ac-    Court    Order    ernment agencies, the suit said. as distorted impressions the had been pushing for approval of this session or were beaten The former governor set out    cans own AT&T stock, more    tion C0UW fragment the    nation’s    The Bell System .accounted miners hnve of the contract. of the hush-money    payments. in elections this month.    these concepts, among others,    than double the number for any    telephone network and,    “if that    What the    justice department    for ^ 2 fjjjjtem of Western Elec* Kank-and-file opposition to it A third F\»rd veto was sus- for meeting some of the prob-    other company.    happens, telephone    service    ^aI]te is a    court order forcing    ^.jc.g tQtaj jgyj sajes j7 bjjjhas increased since it was ini-1 and cost AT&T to get rid of Western tamed Wednesday by the house Terns:    AT&T    claimed    that, contrary would deteriorate on a 236-163 vote. During his Unemployment — Through to the department goal, a gov- much, much more.” three and a-half months rn of-. farsighted planning, plants sui- ernment victory would push flee he has vetoed 13 bills. Only fering production cutbacks and phone rates up. his veto of the railroad pension unemployment can be regeared    .. bill had previously been overrid- to produce materials in short    a'er den by both houses.    supply    The    company    is the biggest The veto sustained Wednesday Energy shortages — Through 006 ^e government has ever involves a private relief bill for conservation and development lrK'd lo break up. The suit is two newsmen shot by U.S. ma- of such fuel sources as shale    second in recent history rines during the Dominican Re- and coal, “the U.S. is perfectly *n which thc government has at- J Ynim^hrir hurm'nl' homo ^ public military foray in 1965 capable not only of meeting all tempted a major restructuring >ptlur-d„v th . ; th fj AT&T to give up some parb In vetoing the rehabilitation its own energy needs within ten an industry dominated by one .    ’    - company cr a handful of compa- as slle tntd t0 sav< some of the nies. dialed last week by Miller, who Incriminating Nixon interrupted to say, “I ssm na    .lion,    the suit continued.    ...    .    ....    ...    .    .... Electric    and perhaps    splitting The smt accused thr Bell Svs-    at f,rst    predicted no trouble inlaid a million dote..    A million Clearwaters told reporters    it Western    Electric into    two    or {em ()f forcin„ consumers t0‘ us<>    winning    membership approval,    dollars (unintelligible)    clemen- -more competing firms.    only the equipment provided by But lhe barga‘n‘ng council,    cy. You couldn’t do it    ’til after Clearwaters said th** depart    ^ustomt,rs who bought which must c,car the proposal the’74 elections ' ment may also seek divestiture thejr own te)ephones elsewhere    it is submitted for ratifi-l Then Nixon declared empha- of Bell l-abs, the system s re- wcfe    fmm    olueeine    cat,on-    objected to a number of I Really, “that s an incriminating search and development anathem into the A cirl    and, b*    nat,on s l;'rK,'sl    alleged 10    .    ,    „    T;I    trial laboratory 12. rescued five smaller etal-    als0    wants Of Girl, 12, Saves 5, Dies in Fire HONG KONG (AB) The suit said “Ma Bell,” as (Continued: Rage 2, Col. 4.) (Continued: Rage 3, Col 3 ) (Continued Rage 2. Col 6 Ford Tours, Sees Protest family's belongings. Firemen found the body of Ho Kwei-lan pressed against the iron anti-burglar bars that prevented her escape through a window WASH I NG TON (AR) after the fast-moving Higher prices for clothing fire trapped her in a rear bed- and automobiles pushed room KYOTO. Japan (CRI) —Rres-a hotbed of Japanese Commu-1 applauded when F’ord checked idcnt Ford saw the first protest nism — after planting a nine-toto his (500-a-day suite. demons ration* of his trip to foot dogwood tree in the court- Bto Ford heard .shouts of Fu- ^    „,v    t.,<lvo,    VUV11 Japan Thursday but, undaunted, yard of his Tokyo guest house d uam*    g° h°me) from tjme jading a frightened child. on rod t hi.*, ancient former im and bidding farewell lo F!m»i»rnr ...tiu p il.    Two    were    cousins    and    three Neiglibors said she emerged m from the house five times, each aged from plugging lotion, objected to a number of;ticu!ly, * that s an inerim ie Bell network, it Prov«ions. Union sources saidlthing. His (Dean’s) word these included the formula for I against the President’s.” spreading wage increases and] Twice as the    conversation the splitting of the two-week continued, Nixon    wondered out 'vacation period    |loud whether Dean had taped jibe crucial March 31 meeting “I just wonder if the (expletive) had a recorder on him.” Nixon said. “I didn’t notice any but I wasn’t looking ’ the average cost per gallon was j labor department reported that! |n the four conversations foodl53    ce,lts    ,0r    regular    and    57(workers had 0.3 percent less!heard Thursday    at the trial, c>on    cents    for    premium,    the    depart-learnings to spend in October]Nixon. Flhrlichman and Hal- ment said.    than they did in September, It    deman discussed how to handle sumer prices 0.9 percent nip *r    |*rices 0f meat poultry    and    said real spendable earnings for    the problem of Dean having October, the labor depart-    fish are reported down one    per-    the 12 months were down 4 9    begun cooperating with federal October Prices Up 0.9% ment reported Thursday cent during October following I percent loured this ancient former im-and bidding farewell to Emperor wjjh Secretary of State Kis-perial capital and ate a Japan-    Hirohito.    singer in a White House    limou- ese-styie dinner flanked by His visit was    classified af    sine to the old Imperial    palace chalk-faced geisha girls    unofficial because thc staunchly where Hirohito was enthroned he'^uffhrtis1 visd tT'japan ityoto!” Torero ^Nmagawa, * rtI About 2(K) protesters shouted wundi’Mully. It    .*«!». I.    a    » ss., “J: people of Japan    Ninjo castle, once a stronghold ■(rho, r.mirr^r Thoued, lined the x.reeU. of Japan s old m.lMary dny.a.nrx __nearing kimonos    and    waving    which was built in    IWM with A    hectic twtxtay slate visit    in to welcome    the first U. S    Boons thai creak,xl    at every Tokyo lay behind him Ahead Pres,dent ever to visit Japan step to warn against intruders lay trips to South Korea Friday Their Cheers stood in sharp con- A police spokesman said auth-a." i ... vummit tm,4<tme with    trast lt)    Rresident'g greeting    orities had been warned    radical Soviet lcadc" U'otud Brcztawv    111 Tokyo,    where    ,5..IOO po,.cc    students might aUemp. in Vladivostok Saturday. Bul for>*P« him almost totally    notated    lark Lords hotel Police said X, one    dav Ford wtot a tourisl    in    from the people    «P«raiIe raliUes had    been sche- jai ,t „    t i    MV    a    /« „    duled. although some were in grand aly)* with no official stale    Lord    «,»    lion,,-!    ()n)|(.s, o( ^ ^ #s jBf,a I responsi ii cs    FJven    the    bellboys    at    Kyoto's    tion rather than of Ford’s visit. Inofficial Visit    Miyako hotel, where the presi- No violence was reported in: F’ord flew to Kyoto a city of Uenlial party took 375 of the connection with any of the deni-centuries-old splendors and now total 480 rooms, grinned and onstratioas The one-month increase in tin* tv,° months of large increase's. The declines for beef, especial- Index was were the children of an older Consumer Rricc R. .rn    ,    .    , sister.    smaller than the 1.2 percent ty* wt‘re larger than usual Three related families shared increase in September, but still    |%; Goods the home but all the adults were was considerably higher than The prosecutors investigating Watergate. Tho four tapes are the last price increases took sea-,major Bloc of evidence in the Overall Increase sonal adjustments into consider- prosecution’s case at work. Today's Index Comics 33 Crossword 33 Daily Record ...3 Deaths .....3 Editorial Features 8 F'arm .......... ..........27 Financial 34 Marion 29 Movies 3(1, 31 Society 16-21) Sports .... 23-26 State 6.7 Television 28 Want Ads 36-40 now cost $153 20 normal and showed that Amen- , cans still are paying the prier of inflation in their purchases. The over-all increase in consumer prices in the 12 months] has been 12 2 percent, the biggest 12-month increase since a 12 6 percent price rise in 1947 Car Prices Tin* labor department said and appliances Americans in October were pay- be easing, ing higher prices for new and ation. Without seasonal adjust-The Consumer Price    Index in    ment, thc    over all increase in    t0 L(Mnp!eU* the presentation    of October stood at 153.2,    meaning    consumer    prices still was 0.9    jts case on F’riday. that goods that exist IKM) in 1967 percent higher than September, j And although the October price increase was down from both! But there were hopeful signs September and August, in-, tions on April 25. 1973, FJirlich-in the October index    that the    creases in    the three-month per-    man disclosed some apparent prices of    nonfood j iod were at an annual rate of 14 7    knowledge of the existence    of on the average. The prosecution is scheduled Knew of Tapes During one of three conversa- increast items - in including such things percent, the highest three-month1 the White House taping system as household goods, furniture rate since 16.2 percent in the might finally first quarter of 1951 Khrlichman’s lawyers have said he was unaware that con nu* increase in food prices in venations about the cover-up The labor department said October reversed the normal] (Continued: Rage3, Cd. 4.) used cars, mortgage interest prices of nonfood items in- trend of a large seasonal de costs, clothing, sugar, and bakery products. cereal    creased 0 6 percent    in October, cline during the month down from a one    percent    in- The labor department noted I These    were    offset    partially by    crease in September and    the that about one fifth of the in- •clines-    in    prices    for    meat and    smallest increase    since    De- crease* in nonfood commodities cember a year ago. It was up was attributed to the introduc-; gasoline. Gasoline prices were down 2,7]0.6 percent then, too percent during the month and In a companion report, 'lofffiij's Chuckle Sign on the window of a dress shop “Wedding Gowns Copyright : tion of higher prices for 1975 au-j for AII Occasions ” the toinobiles in (X*tober. ;

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