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Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette December 21, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - December 21, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Weather-- Partly cloudy through Sunday with chance of flurries. Lows tonight in lower teens. Highs Sunday 20-25. HW Cerine l\nnitU (JinjcBt' CITY FINAL 15 CENTS VOLUME 92 - NUMBER 34(5 CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1974 ASSOCIATED PRESS, UPI, NEW YORK TIMESFEAR HIGH SNOWSLIDE TOLL 93rd Congress Closes Up Shop WASHINGTON (AJO — The The senate passed it 72 to 4 i 93rd congress has ended a two* after the house approved it 323 year run of substantial legisla-|t0 '*”• tive achievements overshad-    ^na^ ^ay’ conf?ressj m «    ,    *    ,,    ,    i    also passed bills to: owed by the scandal that top- . r * , r, .. .    Increase    government    price pled a rest en .    support paid dairy farmers, in a Adjournment came quietly move experts said could cost; late Friday with little of the taxpayers $250 million a year usual closing controversy or, and add a penny per quart to confusion.    consumer milk bills. Ford is ex- Though the new, more heavily    t0    vet0 it Democratic 94th congress Raise the anmja| |nterest on comes into existence Jan. 3, it L* federa, income taxes Qwed| wont meetuntil Jan. 14    L taxpayers and tax refunds! President Ford said “muchly (he govcmment from J to 9 percent and double the tax has been done” during the 93rd congress but the 94th faces “the always unfinished agenda of our nation.” In deduction on political donations. Retain some poverty-fighting programs but set up a way to Trade Bill    phase out the Office of Econom- their final hours, the two ic Opportunity as an independent agency. Permit radio and television stations in areas with state-run houses completed action on a number of important bills, including a far-reaching measure giving the President broad lotteries to broadcast lottery in-powers to negotiate tariff reduc- formation and advertisements, tions and eliminate other bar- Force runaway fathers to suppers to free trade.    port their families currently onj It also grants trade conces- welfare tions to the Soviet Union and thjnk m has ^ an w I j-j j1*1* .C0Un. le.S ,or'c congress,” Acting Demo-vided they don restrict emi- tra,jc    Rober(    «yn) to|(]! gration of minorities.    reporters after talking to Ford. Senator Jacob Javits (R-N.Y.): r    6 called it “an unbelievably his-    Historic Measures toric achievement.    The    1974 session saw enact-1 ment of historic measures in the fields of campaign financing, pensions, minimum wages, housing, education and mass transit. Congress failed to pass the 5 percent surtax sought by Ford Time Out for Santa Ap Wirephoto 12 Known Fatalities In Iceland REYKJAVIK, Iceland (UPI) — A massive snowslide crashed down on a fishing community in eastern Iceland, sweeping residents and entire factory buildings into the sea, authorities said Saturday. At least 12 persons were confirmed dead. "This is the biggest and most horrible slide we ever had,” said a radio correspondent, Johannes Stefansson, from the scene. ‘‘Many people are still missing and we don’t know if they are dead.” Civil defense officials said snow sliding from a 2,400-foot-high mountain in a heavy storm Friday engulfed Neskaupstadur, a town of 1,500 people on the shore of a fjord on the coast about 250 miles east of Reykjavik. Roads Closed Minnesota has more in common with the North Pole than just the weather. Santa Claus was spotted in a St. Peter cate. His order: milk (with a straw) and cookies to go. Socialist System Set In Ethiopia Highway Bill Veto Asked; Trucks Cited 4-H0Ur Freedom Criticized for Trips, bwim by Kussian    1 Out as Agency Head The airport and all roads to the area were closed by the snowstorm and rescue workers had to go by boat lo the town, where two of Iceland’s biggest fish factories are located. They had closed for Christmas. When rescue workers arrived, they found a freezing plant, a concrete factory, an auto workshop and other buildings in the heart of the town had been .    swept into the sea. Many other Ihe^on the job until June 30 a: installations were destroyed. MANILA (AP) — A Russian sailor jumped of? a Soviet ship ! WASHINGTON (AP) — The which the bill permits through a last Sunday, swam four hours in WASHINGTON (AP) ....   JWW    __________ f land the tax reforms sought by American Automobile Assn. Fri-grandfather clause letting state heavy seas and managed to Civil Aeronautics Board chair-move designed to give the nom- A jarg<? amm0ma gas tank ADDIS ABABA (API - Ethio- J™"'*"?day afk<>du. P™*"' *** ‘® *«"d«rds «ovcrn uroad wei«h,s:cling to a drifting native fishing man •“* •<* his J1* »»»<* allt *** Urne ,0 *»'" «*““ ctearw«1 ruptured by the slide and pia is to be turned into a one- ™ a t^n s etemg days    «££    'ta'0    h'ghWayS W'th'n boat until he was rescued, ,he Bat,0n,s "* wa,s 100 ,nendly ancc    rescuers    had to wear gas party Socialist state along Chi-,    a™~cause it will permit 100.000-their boundaries.    Phiii„™„ „,u.    a    Jxccullws    of cr'mPan,es lhe Timm, a Washington state:masks An oil tank burst open, nest’ and Cuban lines but its iut^riLne a ^ 5-Mlim^^BuSc trucks on some interstate The compromise $752 8-million * bilippine news agency said to<ml re|?uU*es.    rancher and cattleman, has spreading the black fuel over foreign policy will remain non- serviw. jJL am and n.i f‘?,-    .    hlghway ald MI, which mostly Saturday.    President    Ford announced been a CAB member since 1971 the fjord’s waters, aligned, a top Ethiopian diplo- A f    ,    I    ®    Creal, AAA executive gives money to rural road ays-; It said the military command Friday he will not reappoint and chairman since 1973. His All homes near the foot of the mat said today.    ^n.liiJ    Jnim.    “"Vice-president,    noted    that    the    terns, boosted allowable truck ,n Surigao cjty 400 mi,cs south. Robert Timm when his term ex- term as a member expires in mountain were evacuated for However he said the U.    ^    twQ    “ ^Mhe'fifsf Ume ^Sson'Zrsfa^ * "•### **« °f Manda’ was holding Pj™ D»- «. Ford named December, 1976.    fear    of more slides. ™>!,a7 ^e. at Asmara is aj jnstitutional reforms a “ «“*J"J* f,rst 1,me    “air    confer    'Slav. Kurilov, 36, a marine en- board member Richard OSM a likely to be dismantled and he.    rn us/z-year nistory.    But    the house-senate comer-    •    »    as    interim    chairman    and said    '"f1 hjiHopf ic rrwieiffcwJl ri He said motorists dont want ees added a clause saying that gineer from Leningrad.    be    wjjj nominate a new chair- He has been under increasing A woman I    _    an    heavier trucks on the road, let in states where there are cur- He jumped from his ship, tho man when congress convenes fire in recent months because of dren escaped from their house au 8 lone 100,000-pound trucks rently higher limits — and in 15 Vladivostok, in early-morning next year.    an expense-paid golfing week-ljust before it was swept into the - states 100.000 pounds is the limit; darkm?ss m (he Philippinc Mal 1 these can become the stan- , ,.    -. m» m,    . measure revising    the way    the; did not believe the U. S.    ^    J tached any importance to it. ■ Iimit ^ the Presidenfs The military officers who de-thorj    t0 commi, u s forces posed Emperor Hallo Scre en ab wj(tau    resslo|ia| Sept. 12 said F riday ‘‘the exploi- approvaj tation of man by man is completely prohibited” and that    TV .Hearings henceforth the government will    The    latter was passed over control all things vital    to the    the    veto of President    Nixon in economy.    the    1973 session,    which    also saw Fantaye Biftu, acting head of    an    u percent    social    security! the Ethiopian mission to    the U.    increase. N. in Geneva, said that one of    But    the headlines Found Alive and her two chil- "Steel Boost Justified, at Least in Part" The new permanent chair- end in Bermuda with the chair- water, ake the man of a pending before dard'Tpr imcr    Sir    and    toward an aland just man. Ford -said, will take the man of a corporation that had A 19-yearold wax found alive dard for interstates within their|   # ^ ^___ seat    now    ^    by    whitney    Gillil-    business seal Htrw HCN «» nmiw. viuw--------- r-------o ------ the    after being trapped for 20 hours boundaries.    jnor    o    i    anao.    a^d wj^q reached retire- LAB.    in a large fish container in a Currently, trucks heavier than The agency said he    deserted; ment age of 70 by Jan 3 Ford    That trip aroused the ire of    wrecked    herring plant. He was the federal weight limit are kept because he wanted to    join his said he had signed an executive    several congressmen, including    reported    recovering in a hospi- off interstate highways totally g^r living in Canada.    order allowing Gillilland to stay    Rep. Staggers (D-W Va), chair-    tai with    four other injured per- .,nW th™ hav* snort*! norm,*.,    man    of    ^    interstate    and    sons. i unless they have special permis [sion. “A heavy-truck law passeti by through WASHINGT0N (AP> - The a novy-truLK iuw pwcu uy the first steps would be to na- much 0f    tbe two years went t0    head of the government’s infla-    the Maine legislature    was peti- tionalize the land owned by the tbe Watergate scandal, from    the    tiwwnonitoring agency    says U.    tioned to referendum    this year Coptic Orthodox Church.    senate Watergate committee’s) S. Steel Corp. has at least par-l®1^ resoundingly rejected by the According to published es- nationally-televised hearings in Rally justified its presidential- VOi*™\ Creal said in his telc-timates. the church controls be tbe summer of 1973 to the house criticized Drice boost and ha* fo t    ^ tween 15 and 20 percent of all judiciary    committee probe    of    cnuc zed prlce °°°si    and "“i ‘‘Permitting incrcasetl weights    WASHINGTON    (APt arable land in Ethiopia, stricken whether    Nixon shoiildF ^    im.    not been asked to roll    back the    on the interstate will    most as-    agnCulture    department. by repeated famine.    peached    increase.    suredly    lead    to pressures in the    inflation fiphtin* mr-tsure The new agriculture policy, The c|imax tame Aug. 9 when Albert Rees, chairman of the lt-K's'atur.- lo permit increased    ‘ calls for cultivation of govern he bec^e the first U S. Pres- Councl1 on Wage and Price Sta- lengths, he said.    P,ans    10 require poor people ment land by collective farms t0 resign. stepping down in    ^°mmented    after    emerg-;    There    are    currently    no    length    spend    more for hx)d stamps, is Private farmers, who till about tbe face of virtually certain im- ^^ay fr0m a prrvate 90- limits in federal law a fifth of the acreage, will be npaphment and conviction tees minute meeting with U. S. Steel given directives by the govern-    E    B Speer    | ment.    panej voted to impeach him. I . As't^d ^ reporters if the na- Private enterprise will con-, Pord became President and t,on s largest steel producer had tinue b u t with government nominated Nelson Rockefeller Justifie<1 the increases, which checks to insure it is serving the t0 be vice-president. After four average nearly 8 percent $150,000 Dining Room Being Built for Buti foreign commerce committee.! ^ was worst avalanche and Sen. Cannon (D-Nev.), head disaster in Iceland since of a senate aviation subcommit- Aircraft have been banned I from flying over the town lest tbe noise cause further snow-slides. nation. Democratic Ideas Sought by Ford months of hearings and debate.    ^jPany ^ems’    replied:1 Rockefeller was confirmed by “Jey c*rtainly did in part. the house and sworn in Thurs-    justified    them in day night.    \    (Continued    Page    3,    Col.    7) Twin!;'* Chuckle Sending your child to college is like sending your clothes to the laundry. You get out what you put in, but you don’t recognize it. Cannon    last    week called on Ford to name a new chairman, saying Timm enjoyed ‘‘an ex-* ■ Hie year-old facility in the basement tremely cozy relationship” with which of the department headquarters airline executives building, ,    Airline    Officers The department announced, earlier this month the planned j    Cannon    said    Timm’s accept new food stamp regulations    to tance of a free    vacation in Ber-'    ...    .    , building a $150,000 dining room save the government an es- muda from Harry Gray, chair- man* awaiting trial on one nar- for its head.    timated $646 million a year.    roan of United Aircraft Corp.,,cotics charge, was jailed on George Knapp, acting director The plan was an outgrowth    of    ,0    <-•>nicisnn another. He allegedly sold bar- of the department's operations! President Ford s order to feder- Picked Bad Time To Make a Sale PH1LADEIPHIA (AP) - A J r_.........r_____________     (which    surrounds many federal biturates to police inside a city office, said    Friday the project    al departments to fight    inflation    reSu!ator>    agencies    ^    tourtroonl would make Secretary Earl    by holding down costs.    “fTX    'uuWHm    Police said Richard Taber.    22, Butz’ dining    facilities for guests    Creating space for the third-    handmaidens    the    industries    awaitiniz a    hearing    on    the equal to    our counterparts    floor riming room    bui|ding    they are supposed to    regulate in    was    a“a"ln« a    hearin«    tw around town ”    forced an additional $35,000 ex- ^ Pua c interest^ The paneled dining and con- penditurc for remodeling fourth-    0,1    PmilWll    tfif) ference room will replace a 15- floor offices for evicted tenants. (Continued: Page 3, Col 8 ) WASHINGTON (AP) - President Ford has written the top Democratic leaders of congress soliciting suggestions for his By Peter Arnett State of the Union message. Press Secretary Ron Nessen disclosed Friday that Ford had sought advice from Senate Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield and House Speaker Carl Albert. Health Center Head Reveals Self as Fugitive Since 1969 Todays Index Comics _____ .........ii Church . ----- ............5 Crossword ...........ll Daily Record ........... 3 Deaths ..... ............ 3 Editorial Features 6 Financial .... 8 Marion 4 Movies rn I Sports . . 9-10 Television ...... 4 Want Ads 12-15 CHICAGO (AP) - He is the bearded, quietly industrious director of the state-funded Green Mountain Health Center in Brattleboro, Vt But young Daniel Wight, unknown to the Vermont community that he serves, is also someone else. On Friday in Chicago’s Cook county criminal court, he was revealed to be Barry P. Stein, for five years a fugitive from charges of aggravated assault against policemen, mob action, resisting arrest and aiding escape. The then-smooth-shaven Stein a 21-year-old Pennsylvania State university student, participated in the "days of rage” in October, 1969. that pitted the militant wing of the Students for a Democratic So- — the Weatherman - against the Chicago ciety group police. Scores were arrested as Loop shop windows splintered and Viet Cong banners fluttered in the heart of the city. Students and police were injured in the wild melees. Charged along with Stein, after what the Illinois crime investigating comm i s s i o n later called "a riot, an insurrection planned and executed by revolutionary youth who are among the most anarchistic in our nation s history ,” were militant leaders Mark Rudd and Bernardine Dohrn But before the eases came to court Stein, Rudd. Dohrn and others went underground. They just disappeared. Stein, whose parents live at Broomall, F’a, surfaced as mild-mannered, efficient Daniel Wight in Brattleboro, a town of 12.000 with an unusually large number of communes in the hills around it. Last October the fugitive decided to end the charade He called a Chicago lawyer, William Martin, to arrange to turn himself in. And Friday, in Judge Philip Romtti’s chambers, Stein finally faced the charges he fled from five years earlier. Hie hearing will be continued Jan. 24. "We are hoping he will get probation.” said Martin, who in conference with Judge Ro-miti cited how Stein had proved himself of great service to Brattleboro, his health center helping to establish child clinics and assisting with family planning. But Prosecutor Nicholas De- John said he wants Stein “to serve some pen time ” Assistant Prosecutor Patricia Bobbs said: "Just taking off like that years ago, jumping bail, then coming back and expecting bail is just too much.” Plea bargaining will continue at Stem's next hearing One of the fugitive’s alleged victims, Police Sgt. George Owen, has not forgiven him Owen attended the hearing, He still has a bump on his bald head that the prosecution claimed Stein put there Oct. ll, 1969. last of the "days of rage.” DeJohn claims he has in evidence a newspaper photograph of Stein standing near the bleeding Owen and holding a bicycle chain “I had grabbed one of the rioters and was trying to bring him in when others attacked me,” Owen told this reporter. "In some ways. I don’t blame them for warning to end the Vietnam war. but tearing Chicago to pieces was not the way to do it. "And I don't see how they could have hoped to achieve social justice by the way they acted. Under the circumstances, I can imagine why Stein would want probation. But I would not be happy if he got it.” Stein was reluctant to talk to this reporter, but he did say he was concerned about the impact of his disclosure on his life at Brattleboro "I want to stay there,” he said. "I want to keep my health center going ” st He No Ho-ho-hoing By These Santas He said be told his ck friends at Brattleboro of old identity "only after I eided to turn myself in.” said he did not keep in touch with his parents while he was under his assumed identity The managing editor of the Brattleboro Reformer. Norman Runyon, said, "We want him to stay.” The director of radio station i yoke incidents W KTV at Brattleboro, Garry children with W’eelock, said, "Vermont is a tolerant state ” He said Brattleboro "was a mecca for radical types over the years. I guess most people here are progressive Republicans, but we have learned to live with the unusual.” .Stein said he intends to return to Brattleboro week charge Friday when he attempted to sell 35 capsules of dyazide to an undercover agent. According to the police account, the officer then offered to buy 500 pills, and Tabor sent his wife to fetch them at their apartment. When she got back to court, she and her husband were arrested. SAN FRANCISCO (AJG -“Ho-ho-ho” is out this year at a Santa placement service * We’ve found you can pro-by frightening Icfiuurcu wuii a sharp, quick sound like ho-ho-ho,” said Barbara Holt, Santa coordinator for W’estern Temporary Services "Instead, we ask for a deep, resonant laugh. Among other things, we .suggest that our Santas alternate their knees from one child to another. It arly next saves a lot of wear and tear on I the nerves and knees.” ;

  • Albert Rees
  • Barbara Holt
  • Barry P. Stein
  • Bernardine Dohrn
  • Carl Albert
  • Daniel Wight
  • Fantaye Biftu
  • George Knapp
  • George Owen
  • Jacob Javits
  • Johannes Stefansson
  • Mark Rudd
  • Mike Mansfield
  • Nelson Rockefeller Justifie
  • Nicholas De
  • Norman Runyon
  • Patricia Bobbs
  • Peter Arnett State
  • Philip Romtti
  • Richard Taber
  • Robert Timm
  • Ron Nessen
  • U. S. Steel
  • William Martin

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Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette

Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Issue Date: December 21, 1974

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