Cedar Rapids Gazette, November 29, 1974, Page 2

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - November 29, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Weather— Occasional snow tonight and Saturday. Lows tonight, mid 20s. Highs Saturday, upper 20s. VOLUME 92 - NUMBER 324 LO / nimbi CITY FINAL 15 CENTS CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA, PRIDAY. NOVEMBER 29, 1974 ASSOCIATED PRESS, UPI, NEW YORK TIMES COURT DOCTORS BACK NIXON Ban of IRA Is Voted by Parliament LONDON (UPI) - Parliament and Queen Elizabeth P'ri-day outlawed the Irish Republican Army and gave police wider emergency powers to arrest and hold suspected bombers and terrorists. Scotland Yard maintained tight security throughout London against retaliatory IRA attacks. The bill received an unopposed third and final reading in; the house of commons after a 17-hour debate. The house of lords gave it rubber-stamp approval less than 15 minutes after receiving it and rushed it to the queen, who signed it. “Too Soft*’ Opposition legislators called it too soft. The government drafted the bill following bombings in Birmingham last week that killed 20 persons. Police blamed the! IRA for the blasts. Bombs have killed 49 persons and injured more than 800 in; Britain in the last two years as the IRA has campaigned to end British rule in Northern Ireland | The bill makes the organization illegal in Britain for the first time and bans wearing of its uniform. It also gives authorities power to bar or expel IRA suspects from Britain. Parties Unite Ford Plans Visit to Mainland China in IS Rule Out Testimony Af Present WASHINGTON (AP) — Pres- recognition of Taiwan as the bar jident Ford will visit mainland toward full Sino-American rela-j China sometime next year, jtions, pressing it? White House Press Secretary “There’s no great pressure,” jRon Nessen announced Friday, said the official. Tentative plans for the visit,! A communique on Kissinger’s 'which would be the second by five-day visit was expected Chian American President in three daY or Saturday, years, were arranged by Secre-    “Candid    Spirit*’ tary of State Kissinger in talks .    .. ,    4    .    .    .    „.    . . T . c. .    ,,    .. in Pekin,! this week with Chi- his banquet toast to Kin- Judge John Sines friday that nose officials    singer, Foreign Minister Chiao Nixon is not presently able to "J look forward to visiting theM the'r exchanges w^e held travel to Washington to testify 1 People’s Republic of Ch,na ln,■aJc®nd,d *pir" Kissmgor rn the Watergate cover-up trial I cnmptimp novt ,oor    ireplied that the process of im- The doctors also said that tinuing the process of normaliz- proving relations with the Pe°- Nixon is not wel1 enouBh t0 8ive mg our relations.” Ford said in p!e’s Republic is a fixed princi- a deposition but that “we would pie of American foreign policy, estimate that he should be able “This principle was reaf-'to give a deposition in    his home firmed and strengthened in our    by Jan. 6 .’’ It    will    not be    Ford’s first    tripiconversation’” Kissinger* said.    The report signed    by Dr. to China.    He went    to Peking    in    Mao Tse-tung invited Kis-    Charles Hufnagel said    that “it is the summer of 1972 with a con-, s*n8er to personal meetings dur-1 difficult to predict with accura-gressional delegation    ing both of the American’s visits cy” when Nixon could travel to Nessen said he could not be to China last year    Washington “without excessive .more specific on the timing of 0n this triP Kissinger saw risk ' Ford’s trip.    Premier Chou En-lai, the second Plans for the Ford visit were most powerful man in China. WASHINGTON (AP) - The court-appointed panel of doctors that examined former President Nixon earlier this week told a written statement. Not the First Trip Possible The report added that if Nixon disclosed in an unusually brief i5yl ,lht‘ la<* of an audience withjrecovers a[ an anticipated rate communique issued simulta-!chainnan Ma0 w“ ,an obv*ous'-‘«- .....*•--«• —UPI Telephoto Guest of Honor Welcomed British Prime Minister Harold Wilson welcomes Golda Meir, former Israeli premier, at a London dinner given by the Labor Friends of Israel. Mrs. Meir w as guest of honor. Ford Orders Butz To Apologize neously in Washington and Pe- disappointment, although it king to report on Kissinger's    have    been    because    the visit to the Chinese capital.    Chine: Nessen summoned reporters ‘ea    was physically    too weak and read the text of the brief or such a m€et,n8-document, which said simply:    j “Frank    Oi I    Tycoon “Not a Pattern*’ Spokesmen for all parties united to support the crackdown Gazette Leased Wires    Brown    and    15    minutes in parliament.    WASHINGTON    —    President    Butz,    ’    said    Nessen. Objections came from individ Ford Friday ordered Secretary ual members demanding a dou- of Agriculture Earl Butz to apol-bling of the maximum five ogize for mocking Pope Paul years’ imprisonment for IRA Vi’s position on birth control, membership and seeking to give j Ford summoned Butz to his the police even tougher powers. (Oval Office and told him an ear-Northern Ireland members lier statement the secrtary complained that the expulsion made explaining his remarks provision had the effect of treat- was inadequate and he should ing Northern Ireland like a I “apologize to any and all indi-foreign country and asked viduals who may have been of-changes    fended.” with “Dr. Henry A. Kissinger, U.S. I secretary of state and assistant | to the President for national se-jcurity affairs, visited the People’s Republic of China from Nov. 25 through Nov. 29. 1974 !The U.S. and Chinese sides held frank, wide-ranging and mutually beneficial talks. They reaffirmed their unchanged commit-family planning, Nessen said. Cooke    in New    York accused    ment to the principles of the these were a matter    of record gutz 0f “ethnic    mockery    and    Shanghai communique. The two and not germane to    discussion j vu,gar    re|lgjous    prejudice.-    andj    governments agreed that Pres- of Butz comment.    ident Gerald R. Ford would visit .demanded an apology or his,,.    d—.wh__t Butz Regret    the Peoples Republic of China k    resignation. Rep. Mario Biaggi|jn 1975 ** Earlier F riday Butz had said j Y.) asked his ouster. The Shanghai communique he regretted that his remarks; been interpreted by some I    Quoting    Joke H. L. Hunt Dies af 85 “I get the feeling he does not think this is a pattern endemic to this administration,” he added. Asked if Butz had offered to* had quit, Nessen said he had no in dication he did. The press secretary wa*., ... asked if Ford could fairly be rehgious leader, described as angry. He said he! “I regret that some such in-1e(j would “let the tone of these temptations have been made,” tives or the integrity of any was religious group, ethnic group or *    *    *    A few minutes later, Butz re- Dolnurs and    Marion Price, issued the statement, adding    remarks    speak    for themselves.” Butz said convicted    bombers and that “I sincerely apologize for    Asked    about    Ford’s    Views    on members of the IRA, began a    any part    I played” in    the    con--------------------------- hunger strike in London’s Brix-    troversy. ton prison after parliament!    Reporting this,. Press Secre-J passed the bill.    tary Ron    Nessen    said Ford    told; Dolours 23. and Marion. 20    Butz he    did not    think    the    con-! ended a 205-day    hunger strike in.troversial remarks alone were June after they    received assur-j cause to dismiss the cabinet ances they would be allowed to member.    Cedar    Oaoidt sp™** th#* hulk of their life sen-    ,    esl unemployment . me tne oui* or 1 r s    “In    No    Wav”    While    the    nation    is    gorged    f.ounfv    af'    in    mAjprn tences in a prison in their    “    w    >    .    ...    .    recession unem. y    modern Northern Ireland homeland.    Nessen said Ford made it    talk about it cession, unem tlmes _ was ui The government said they (clear he began refusing food Friday be- remarks, disavowed the re Linn Unemployment Level Down to 1.6% was issued at the conclusion of . .    ,    ,    ...    .    ..    I    .    former    President    Nixon’s    first as intended to impugn the mo-j Spokesmen for Butz had said (rjp (0 china in February 1972 he had not used the words as his In that document, the two own but had merely been telling countries pledged they would newsmen about a joke, attribut- work toward a normalization of to an unnamed Italian re^a^ons woman, which circulated    Common    Policy _    ..    ,    _    through    the world food confer- Nixon and his Chinese hosts e office of Cardinal Tor i nt e cnce (his month in Rome failed to agree, however, on a “It is unfortunate that a few;common policy toward the Na-, remarks I made at newsjlionalist Chinese island of Tai-(aire Haroldson Lafayette Hunt, 85. died Friday in Baylor Medical Center He entered the hospital Sept. 14 with what was described as a for without further complications “we would estimate that such a .    ...    OA ., trip would be possible by Feb. felt their 80-year-old j g j975 *» The trial, now in its ninth week. is expected to be concluded by Christmas, therefore making it certain that Nixon (cannot testify. He had been subpoenaed by John Ehrlichman, one of the five defendants. The doctors said that if Nixon’s recovery continues that he might be able to testify at a courtroom near his home at San Clemente. Calif., by Feb. 2. The possibility remained that (Sirica could order a delay in the (trial long enough to obtain the former President’s testimony by deposition. Medical Reasons Hufnagel’s report did not discuss the medical reasons on which it was based but said the panel could do so if required. “This would involve specific information regarding his condition which we have been instructed is confidential,” the Hufnagel letter said, adding. “I would be pleased to meet with vou to discuss the reasons for the opinions.” The other members of the panel are Dr. Richard Ross, a cardiovascular specialist from Johns Hopkins university in Baltimore. and Dr John Spittell of the Mayo clinic in Minnesota. Hufnagel is a cardiovascular surgeon at Georgetown university hospital in Washington. Panel’s Interview H. L. HUNT DALLAS (UPI) - Oil Billion- Hunt’s wealth was estimated cause Home Secretary Roy Jen-marks, and the remarks in no [7 ' . np..a . kins announced they would not way represent his own views.” j    y be transferred to Northern Ire-! Butz was quoted as telling land. *    *    *    Italian dialect — in commenting Five Northern Irishmen on world hunger and the Pope’s charged in the Birmingham; birth control stand: “He no bombings have been beaten up playa the game: he no maka the in prison, apparently by fellow rules. prisoners, newspapers said.    Nessen was reminded that The five appeared in magis-iGen. George Brown, chairman trate's court Thursday with of the joint chiefs of staff, was recently rebuked by Ford for criticizing Jewish influence in the U. S. and the press aide was asked if Ford did not feel he had to spend a lot of time chid breakfast with 20 reporters wereiwan. 'taken out of context in one ac- Kissinger, on his way home count of that meeting and esca- from Peking without seeing lated in the news with an in-jChairman Mao Tse-tung this terpretation clearly not intend- j trip. apparently made no major Linn jButz said. .»    (breakthrough regarding Taiwan His Statement did not rehashhis latest talks in : at‘ $7.5 'billion" to jTbmioiTa^d details^ ^rto control com-    P    .    could    have    been even more. He The report, headed “Physical ment but stressed that his re-    Skirted    the    Issue    Ion    joyed    chatting    generally    Condition of Mr. Richard M. marks were ta the context of an ^merjcan 0ffjcia|s refused to!a^°ut money but changed the I    Nixon.” called attention to the hour-long discussion ^entered comment on much of the talks I siib^ecrt when asked directly how    panel s interview with Dr. Eldon Kissingers visit, bu, said|much he was worth.    jHickman. who inserted a tile world population-food ratio ^    , , ,T abreed to    Hunt was a native of Ramsey J clothes-pin-like dip    in Nixon’s now and in the years ahead.    major    issue dividing!1,1 • but ,eft home al workin8 leg on (Jct. 29 to prevent World Population    them — U.S recognition of the    his way    across the    West and    phlebitis-caused blood clots from The Pope, in a talk at the food Taiwan government.    \nt0 the    Moose Jaw    country of    moving through his    body, national rate was at an even six brough    February.    Such    a    fore-    conference, had criticized Newsmen asked a U. S. official Saskatchewan as a farmhand.    The report also said the medi- cast,    they    noted,    assumes    no    wealthy nations for recommend- if America’s two-China policy: a er’ lumberjack, cowboy    cal records, X-rays, and labora- lure* layoff*;    ^puS    tentrTTWcanie    «■> during Kissineer’.l"^ "*“k skinner.    |tory data on Nixon were studied said Ford made it   *     —    <    times    -    was    in    1951    and    1955 “disapproved of the Ployment and even depression, when the j0biess ra(e was o? Linn county during October en- percen( joyed its best employment pie-!    ,    ,>    ... r Can the local economy with- gathered by thelfand '!* „!K'ar,sh P™***" t    '    from    without? If*8111*? Wednesday ~ m mock Commission shovv october un- IKSC officials say the jobless employmer’ s only 1.6 per-F.** Bkely to creep upward in cent of the v. .m force, while the I corn*ng months — at least black eyes, cuts and bruises. Israelis Kill 5 Guerillas percent. In numbers too. unemployment was down. The number of jobless workers dropped from 1.600 in September to 1.300 in October. The labor force dropped by IOO to 77.900. The main factor in October's employment picture was season large layoffs * during Kissinger's .countries to help solve the world talks with Premier Chou En-lai, . He moved to E1 Dorado. Ark . and that the former President Average weekly earnings for f0(Kj problem    Deputy    Premier Teng Hsiao- m ill,er Bett,ng uito the oiljwas given a physical examina- all manufacturing during Oc-    it was Questioning bv news-P*ng and Foreign Minister Chiao (business, but made his fortune    lion    at his home “with    his con- toter was $210 25 compared to    m"n ™ that S^ which todto Kuan-hua    wi,h vast holdings in the rich    sent    and cooperation.- $198.19 a year ago The average    Butz' controversial remark “I "We're not pushing that,” the ('a:sl Tfxas.f*tW' u. u work week was 41.8. about the    official    said.    I    Hunt    sa,d    ,hat    in    WorW    war    11    nubile.    II    I:    hanuman    testilu-d Is Peking, which cites U. S i same as in October of 1973 (Continued: Page 3, Col. 6 I (Continued: Page 3, Col. 3.' TEL AVIV (AP) - Israeli soldiers early Friday engaged a band of Arab guerilla infiltrators on the border with Lebanon and killed five In a firefight, the high command said. The fight began before midnight as an Israeli patrol caught the guerillas trying to slip through a security fence near Mt. I)ov, overlooking southeastern lebanon, a military spokesman said No Israeli casualties were reported. The spokesman said rifles, bazookas and saootage ing members of his administra- a1 hiring for agriculture. Manu-tion about such remarks.    facturing    employment was also “He spent IO minutes with higher. --    Not    since    1965, when unem ployment was consistently below 1.5 — dropping to 0 9 at one point — has the job picture! been any better Gazette files indicate the low- A&P Sets Price Freeze, Warning NEW YORK (APi — The A&P supermarket chain has announced a price freeze on about 1,000 products bearing its own labels and instituted an early warning system on price in creases in its stores across the nation. It said the freeze on A&P private labels will extend at Increasing Art Thefts Enrage Italy Today's Index equipment were found with the least until Jan I and will cover dead infiltrators Israel said papers on the gue items including bread, cheese,] coffee, canned fruits and vege-i rillas’ bodies identified them as tables, pasta and frozen foods, members of the Popular Front j Under the early warning sys ! for the Liberation of Palestine tem, it said. beginning Monday1 The PFLP, led by George Ha-(all stores will post weekly lists bash, has rejected the over-all of products going up in price leadership of Yasser Arafat iii and the amount of the increase! the Palestine Liberation Organ! seven days before the change Comics IS Courthouse 3 Crossword IK Daily Record . •9 • . . , , A# Deaths 3 Editorial Features 6 Farm 14 Financial 19 Marion ............. ....... 7 Movies ll 13 Society IU Sports 15-17 State ........... K Television 9 Want Ads 2125 /.adon takes effect ROME (APi — A government publication charges that foreign banks are investing in stolen Italian art works and that several European museums are displaying “illegally acquired” masterpieces. A recent issue of Vita Ita-liana, published by the office of the premier, said more than 8.000 works were stolen in 1973 and the problem is worsening. It declared that the provincial archaeological museum of Brindisi and the civic museum. of Termini lmerese have been virtually emptied Thieves have pilfered from them 1,500 ancient vases, coins and bronze statues, mostly dating back to Greek and Roman times, it said An Italian abroad feels “painfully astonished” at see ing masterpieces of “illegal acquisition” exhibited not only in private collections but also in state museums, Vita Banana said. It cited a madonna and child by Lorenzo Monaco reported stolen in Milan and now on show in the Museum of Stuttgart in West Germany. As another example, it said a panel painted in 1483 by Jacopo del Sellaio was stolen from the church of San Frediao in Florence and is now on display at the State Museum of Berlin “Perhaps the most striking case is that of a madonna by Paolo Veronese. It was taken away by German armies in 1943 and is still adorning a German government build-mg,” the article said It said most of the stolen art works are smuggled and sold abroad by international organizations “that can count on a ring of experts’’ and claimed that “some European banks’ investment plans include the purchase of art works even if stolen.” Vita Italians identified none of the banks allegedly involved The article complained that legislation from sources like the U. N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization have been ineffective in halting the drain. “Not all countries have signed the UNESCO agreement calling for the extradition of art works unlawfully imported,” it said. “You can trade a stolen art piece as you like if you just keep it hidden for a while ” As for Italy’s efforts to protect its artistic heritage, the publication said sufficient protection is almost impossible. Italy has almost 30.000 churches and 60.000 other religious buildings, many with splendid Renaissance period artifacts; 200 state museums; and hundreds of municipal and private art collections. Nevertheless. Vita Italiana implied that more could be done. It said that in 1973 the Italian Fine Arts Authority set aside only $30,000, for installing alarms in just 53 museums and churches. In the same year art thefts jumped to 8.520 There were 1.200 in 1967. Because of the increasing problem, some experts have decided the only way for full protection of art masterpieces is to keep them hidden from the public fhe knew Nixon campaign officials had "a general intention” to gather political intelligence in 1972 bu* was completely unaware of plans to bug Watergate. Haldeman, formerly Nixon’s ; top White House aide and one of I five defendants in the trial, spoke directly to the jury as he answered the questions of his attorney, John Wilson He said he knew nothing of plans to bug Democratic headquarters in the Watergate, although his aides maintained contact with the i Nixon re-election committee “General Sense” “I have iK) recollection of any eommuncation concerning intel- (Continued' Page 3, Col. 5.) I off ti if'* Chuckle Now that the elections and Thanksgiving are both over, it’s easy to see why one follows the other topvriin* I I ;

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