Cedar Rapids Gazette, December 8, 1974, Page 2

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - December 8, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa BOND VOTE TUESDAYJunior High Needs Told (In Section A)OELWEIN TURN-AROUNDComplacent Chamber Revives (In Section B) Section A terms of volume or dollar value; and gasoline rationing The White House meeting came one day after the administration acknowledged its efforts to urge voluntary energy conservation had fallen short of what the President had hoped and that the latest report on unemployment, showing a 6.5 percent level in November, was a “serious concern” to Ford. Ford said last October that he hoped his voluntary approach could reduce the flow of oil from abroad by one million barrels a day by the end of 1975. Zarb said that target was unchanged now. Mandatory Actions? Zarb said it is now necessary to decide whether mandatory actions must be taken to achieve Ford’s objective. White House Press Set retary Hon Nessen said the purpose of Saturday’s meeting was to give the President a “broad look” at the problem and to review the options open to him “The President will make his decisions after he has seen all of the analytical work and studied the options at his disposal,” said Zarb. who is awaiting senate confirmation of his nomination to head the Federal Energy Administration Asked to assess the current fuel supply situation. Zarb said: “There is sufficient petroleum out there — if you're willing to pay the price — to meet almost any need. The problem at the moment is not one of supply. It’s how much this society is paying for it ” Greenspan said the adminis- (C’ontmued: Page 3, Col. I) * ★ * Simon: No Plan To Resign Post WASHINGTON (ITI I -Treasury Secretary Simon Saturday denied reports he was threatening to resign. In response to reports that his aides said he would leave the Ford administration if the President shifted emphasis from a battle against inflation to a fight against recession. Simon told CPI the report was “ridiculous.’’ “I have absolutely no intention of resigning, period.” he said. “People are always speculating in Washington and most of the time incorrectly.” he addt*d. Octette Photo bv Docile Cr The Well-Dressed Man The “snow folks" on the yard of the David Butz residence at 4619 F avenue NE last weekend included this colorfully-dressed snowman, a yellow octopus, a woman, a drunk resting against a tree, a turtle and a wall. They were made by Butz with help from his three daughters, shown here working on the snowman. From left are Angela, 9; Tina, 7, and Julie, 5. Butz used spray paint to give the snowman and the other "folks" their colorful dress. He said he got the idea for colored snow sculpture when he attended a snow festival in Estherville last winter. KANSAS CITY (AP) -Averting a threatened black walkout. Democrats shouted their approval Saturday of a final crucial compromise, scrapped their controversial quota system and passed the first written charter of any major U.S. political party. The final compromise, a product of marathon negotiations by the party’s governors, blacks and women, was hammered out in a trailer just off the convention floor as nearly 2,WM) delegates sought to end the internal feuds that have consumed Democrats in recent years. "We can't ask the American people to trust us unless we can trust each other,” said Ohio Gov John Gilligan, a key mover in the drive by the governors to assert themselves as leaders in unifying the party.    * After 1976 For the most part, the charter takes the party’s current practices and embodies them in a constitution it It it rn the years after 1976 Hut on the question af delegate selection rules, the final compromise removed language that blacks and women fearer! would make future credential challenges more difficult. It has already b<*en adopted for 1976, but Saturday’s action removed it from post-1976 rules It also bans mandatory quotas while putting the burden on State Democratic parties to take steps to assure full participation of women, minorities, Indians and young people Some party regulars and AFL-CIO officials complained bitterly about the change Shouted Approval But approval of the compromise was assure! after the miniconvention delegates shouted their voice-vote approval of a mov» to’substitute the final compromise proposal. Delegates throughout the (Continued: Page .'I, Col 7) WWW Demos Threatened By Labor Boycott By Frank Nye KANSAS ( 'ITV' — Democrats were jubilant Saturday night after adopting a national governing charter — said to Ik* the first of its kind — designed to opeVi party doors to all Americans Hut they did it with the threat of a labor boycott of their 1976 campaign ringing in one ear and a flat forecast that they are headed down the road to another 1972 presidential election disaster ringing in the other. That didn’t stop former Gov. Terry Sanford of North Carolina, Democratic Charter Commission chairman, from gavelling the new document through with this pronouncement: “Beady I® Mule” “The Democratic party is now open to all people It is concerned with the issues the people face and it is now ready to rule the nation It was John Henning, vice-president of the California AFL-CIO, who sounded the lulior boycott threat as he protested the language in one sec tion of the charter because it failed to mention labor Labor, he declared iii an angry voice that boomed through the convention hall, has been “an indispensable element” in the Democratic coalition that wins elections and he flatly declared Democrats “will not win the White House in 1976" without labor’s support Hut Henning did not speak for all of labor Representatives of the United Auto Workers, Communications Workers and Machinists Union — including several iii the Iowa delegation — joined forces with delegates from the black and women’s caucuses to work out a compromise in the language of another section with Democratic governors and national chairman Hubert Strauss Selecting Delegates This was the section dealing with the method of selecting delegates to national conventions beginning iii 198b (Sir (Commut'd Page 3 Col 4) Weather Cold today and tonight, high in teens, low 5 lo 15. Warmer tomoirow, high in 29s lie (tetUie CITY FINAL 35 CENTS VOLUME 92 - NUMBER 333 CEDAR RAPIDS, IOW A, SUNDAY. DECEMBER 8. 1974 ASSOCIATED PRESS, UPL NEW YORK TIMESVOTE PARTY CHARTER Fuel Curbs Foreshadowed By Ford Economic Talks Vital Compromise Averts Walkout WASHINGTON (UPI) - In a possible prelude to mandatory U.S. fuel conservation measures. President Ford met Saturday with top domestic advisers lo find out how he can reduce energy consumption without touching off serious economic or lorcign policy consequences. Officials attending the two-hour session in the cabinet room told reporters afterward that no major decisions were taken. They quoted the President as saying the issues he must balance are “complex as the devil.” Frank Zarb, exec utive director of the Energy Resources Council, left open the clear possibility that Ford would order at least some mandatory measures to conserve fuel when he outlines a new federal energy policy next month Too Early But Zarb and Chairman Alan Greenspan of the Council of Economic Advisers stressed at a news briefing after the meeting with Ford thai it is too early to make any final decisions about what new steps to take. Among the examples Zarb cited in describing what might be done were a return to the mandatory fuel allocation program imposed last year at the height of the Arab oil boycott: an increase in the federal gasoline tax; and a limit on oil imports, either in Mystery Gift ji; It arrived again Right i jj: on schedule and as much a # mystery as ever — a check | * for $750 for Camp Good \ I Health. The check, sent by an $ anonymous donor, is drawn on United State bank, and that's all anyone knows or cares to say about it. None-the-less it is received with sincere thanks, as are all donations to the camp fund, by the Children’s Home of Cedar Rapids The home operates ( amp Good Health, which provides a summer camping experience for children who would not otherwise be able to attend a camp. (List of this week’s donors £ may be found on page I two.)    I No Formula for Happiness EDITOR S NOTE: This is the last in a series examining some of the factors which tear children and parents apart. It also provides some observations about keeping families together. Bv Dale Fueler There is no magic formula for family happiness, between husband and wife or parents and children, but it does seem to be a more elusive goal than a generation ago While most still regard the family unit as the foundation of a society, there seem to bi* more and more factors undermining the family Some bluntly say the family is under attack and crumbling Is a mort urbanized sac it* tv at fault? The communications explosion and almost unlimited mobility? The “do >our own thing” ethic, and i m number one” philosophy? Just in Linn county there are 2(H) children living in substitute foster and group homes, and unquestionably hundreds more who live with friends or relatives rather than with natural parents. In lour Interviews, persons who work with families both prior to, and in some cases after, trouble arises, related their observations concerning child-parent relationships Frank Sieh, executive director of the Family Service agency in Cedar Rapids, said there is a constant need “to keep saying to our children — by words and action — ‘We care about you " Don Ulaussen. branch director for the Lutheran Home Finding Society, sei*s a breakdown in communications between parents and their children as perhaps the biggest problem Jerry Smith, a case worker for Linn county social services, places most of the responsibility on parents, and finds it ludicrous that they receive little or no training for their most important job Dr Arthur Williams, rural Anamosa, a private counselor. believes there is a stronger family unit in rural areas, and he attributes it to closer family contact and the presence of an extended family (grandparents, aunts and uncles). Sieh said it Is important too (bat children know parents aren't perfect. “Tell them you love them, but that you don't have a roadmap for their life, that you don't know everything, but that you think you have some of the answers. “It is also healthy," said Sieh, “to let the child know you’re not going to clobber him if he makes a mistake, bul that you expect him to learn from such mistakes ” While there is no magic formula, Sieh said people can elect to respect each other and learn from each other “lf pimple do that they can ihange the way they get along In the (Continued, Page 21 A. Col- I) Kissinger in Arms Pact Plea WASHINGTON (AP) - The Soviet Union would have grave doubts about the American commitment to detente if congress rejected the new SALT agreement with Moscow Secretary of State Kissinger said Saturday He said that the Soviets had “made very major concessions” in negotiating the second nuclear arms limitation agreement two weeks ago iii Vladivostok. If the house and senate do not approve the accord, Kissinger said at a news conference, “the Soviet Union would only he able to conclude that a political detente with us faces insurmountable difficulties ” First Defense The secretary was making his first major public defense of the Vladivostok agreement, particularly the provisions setting a celling on the number of missiles and bombers the two countries will ta able to deploy over the next Kl years Kissinger was questioned closely about the limit placed in that lime period on the number of missiles that can lie armed with MIRVs — multiple warheads The agreement allows 2,JIM) missiles and bombers to each country arid 1,320 MIRVs apiece Repeating that these limits put an end to un arms race, Kissinger said that in strategic terms a lowering of the ceilings would make little difference Although first reaction to the agreement in congress was generally favorable, Sen. Jackson (D-Wash ) has said he W-X^'X-X-X-X-X-X-X-X-X-X'XwX-X-X-X-XToday 's Chuckle Nostalgia is like a grammar lesson: You find the present tense and the past perfect.    Copyright would mount a drive to get the administration to lower the number of missiles permitted Extending Deadline In another matter. Kissinger urged that the senate’s decision extending a deadline for cutting off military aid to Turkey be repeated by the house I .ast week the senate moved hack two months the deadline in which the Ford administration must certify progress toward a settlement of the Greek-Turkish dispute* over Cyprus or the* American aid to Ankara will stop automatically. The original deadline is Dec. IO. In other areas, the secretary made these points Ile understands the American companies whose property was nationalized Sa I u rd ay bv Venezuela are satisfied with the compensation (Continued: Page 3 Col I) Today s Index SEC HON A Lot* Ne * s I in Deoth* ................. .. } City Hall . .4 Accent On cooth ....J E attar tan • * Report Cord 14 SEC T ION B iowa Sew * Tete*ivon Tuttle frank Nye * Pontic food I Mat ton ll form If IS Building IO It Movies 70 71 Wet or a Review* SEC I ION C Social I 7* Around the Inert ... ... ...........J New Book* 7 Travel IS SEC T ION 0 SOOTH t I Outdoor iowa * financial 9 ti New york Stocks Want Ad* ISM C t a** wot d ... TO Pat ode Mugaime I TO Comte* I I ;

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