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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - December 28, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Weather— Increasing cloudiness tonight and Sunday. I>ows tonight about 20. Highs Sunday in 30s. VOLUME 92 - NUMBER 353 rn HOSTAGES CITY FINAL 15 CENTS CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 28. 1974 ASSOCIATED PRESS. UPI, NEW YORK TIMES AT PARTY "Clash of Ideas" at Ford Talks VAIL, Colo. (AP) — President Ford and his advisers are meeting amid a “clash of ideas” to come up with a national energy policy. Federal Reserve Board Chairman Arthur Burns was joining the discussions Saturday following a five-hour session Friday among Ford and 15 other aides. Press Secretary Ron Nessen reported after Friday’s meeting that Ford said it was “tough as hell” to decide on a national energy policy. “Choices were narrowed, but no definitive decisions were made,” Nessen said. Ford skipped skiing Friday for the first time in six days to hold his first major business meeting since he came here for a holiday vacation. On into Afternoon Nessen described the opening round of talks Friday as “intensive, detailed and concentrated.” He said Ford and his advisers were not in total accord and that a “’clash of ideas” to narrow the differences is under i way. Originally scheduled as a morning meeting, Friday’s ses-! sion went on into the afternoon.; with Ford inviting his advisers to a buffet lunch and stag dinner at his rented Swiss-modern chalet. FAA Lag On Safety Is Charged I    Plunge    Window Kills Amy Vanderbilt NEW YORK (AP) r— Amyl “Ms. is unbearable,” she in-!Vanderbilt, the final arbiter obstructed. “Look it up in the dic-social etiquette for millions of tionary. It means manuscript.” I Americans, has died in a plunge According to Amy Vanderbilt, I from a second-story window of’“The social rule is, when you her Manhattan townhouse. WASHINGTON (AP) — Thej Police said Miss Vanderbilt, Federal Aviation Administration    j um pcd or fell    from the win-    Miss has failed lo provide leadership     F ™iay n * ht -    .    , fc . J    »•”    „ ,    , ,    , \    .    Dr. Yong Rho,    deputy chief    Bom in    Staten Island,    N. Y.. in advancing air safely, a house     me di C ai examiner,    said she suf-    July 22.    1908.    she    was    the ! panel has charged.    ferred fractures of the skull, daughter of the former Mary The FAA, which is responsible cervical spine, ribs and pelvis, i Estelle Brooks and Joseph Morton regulating airplane safety as as lacerations and in-timer Vanderbilt, an insurance Las also criticized Friday for; ,e ™ al ln ' u ™ s    broktr don’t know a woman’s title, you automatically refer to her as Band Holds Notables in Nicaragua MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) I’m the authority on the!— An armed band seized the home of a wealthy business man while    a socialite    party was under    way and held    as hostages a number of diplomats, government employes and industrialists, the government an- A    passerby    found her lying    | Miss Vanderbilt    attended the    nounced Saturday.    It declared near    the steps of the front en-    Institute Heubi in    Switzerland, two commercial jet crashes that t r a    n c e of    her 100-year-old    Packer collegiate    institute in claimed 438 lives.      Brooklyn    and    New    York    univer sity, where she studied journalism. lits actions in connection with First Job Her first job was as a society and feature writer for the Staten Island Advance. Irater she went into publicity and advertising, although she continued to write a column for International News Service. After publication of her book. “Etiquette”, she became a col- —“UPI Telephoto David Cordova Looks Down at His Rescued Son, Joseph 19 Americans Held Search Dog Finds Boy in , , n Snowy Wilds !n Laos b Y Rebels -■Cl.    I    TRUTH OR COVSFOI’FVrFS ' VIENTIANE ’ Laos (AP > -[Among them are „ He took time out before the j J \    Rebellious Laotian troops held woman and a number of small the inner to drop in at a cocktail    ^ AP)    —Joseph    Cordova,     ig Americans under house ar- chiIc * ren -    IV* In the case of a Turkish Airlines DC-10 that crashed near (Paris last March, killing 346 [persons in the worst air disaster W ~    Amy I in history, the FAA premature- *    * IJK Ily certified the plane’s safety,    jJBmt Vanderbilt 1 said the report by a subcommittee of the house interstate and I foreign commerce committee. I French investigators have said (the jumbo jet crashed becausejbrownstone on the upper East ta cargo door broke open, caus-[side shortly before 8 p.m. She ing a sudden decompression that I was pronounced dead on arrival I umnist for United Features, buckled the floor of the cargo at a metropolitan hospital.    she was married four times. ‘bold and damaged control ca- Police said her husband, Her marriages to Robert Brinies.    [Curtis Kellar, a general counsel kenhoff in 1929, Morton Clark in Virginia Crash     to lhe international division of 1935 and Hans Knopf in 1954 ~    Mobil Oil, and 0,10 °f h° r sec onded in divorce. She marriet The FAA was also criticized 1 ^y a previous marriage were at for its actions following the'home at the time. I Dec. I crash of a Trans World \ Airlines Boeing 727 near Upper-     Mo S ul Cousins Ville, Va., that killed 92. After I Kellar noticed the open wirv-the crash, FAA Administrator dow and looked out just as the Alexander Butterfield announced    passerby discovered his wife.    0\l m    IAI that airlines would be required    A first cousin of    railroad    Villi    WO0ITI3fl j to install a device that alerts the    mogul Cornelius Vanderbilt, |    .    ^ pilot when his craft is below a    Miss Vanderbilt also    claimed    nip    in (JfQch /descent from the first Vander-^    ■■■    VI    HOH Jan martial law. The hostages were believed all Nicaraguans. Their exact number could not be immediately determined. Two policemen were killed and a number of other persons wounded in the initial attack on the house Friday night, officials said. I Kellar 'sons™ in 1968. She had three desired altitude. The congress form I panel said 1 blit to settle in America, ground-proximitv warning [Aersten van der Bitt: She wTQte an intemationallv- dinner to drop In at a cocktail    “- JOSr B n    vwoova,j ig    AmericaPS    unde _     house ar .;cnncren.    (system    required    by    the    FAA;    She    wrote an reception given by twoH. lost for three days and two M for a fnurth dav Saturrtav U. S. officials had expressed    “ZI*    ^hiv    «£|‘ he    intcrse, ' tK>n    of    * a mommy magazine cot . HaJe ^ g mi , e north q{ sort. Ford plans to announce his economic and energy policies in a State of the Union message to congress after it convenes Jan. 14. No Details After Friday’s meeting, Nessen declined to give any details of what Ford and his advisers are contemplating to fight infla-i tion, recession and the oil- coyotes. He said they were apparently Two set ^ or nutters ^ Laos’ iation appeared to have changed, attracted by the scent of three    government    planned    to    The    rebels    are    Lao    Theting fly to the town of Ban Houei Sai trib * smen - wh€n the V took over under house ar- members of Vail Associates, an I nights in snow-covered plains. |    ri!!!m!i     hope    the Americans would bej ventin K     t J? an    a    sy . ! ^ efn |!!!™J    .    ...     M    1— organization that runs this re- says he used his rifle lo fight off- anMoU,ed ^ , out 7reed Saturday but one sour ce; recommcn<ic<l b y ,hecomn,lt,ee T 'n JT J    here. '    P° s t in northwestern Laos, U. S sa j d “now appears less like- The FAA, while declining    mil    hon copies. ^    Authorities    said Franklin Blah- embassy officials said.    !y.”    He did not say why the situ- comment on the report s broad- What doe ^     v    andcrbl    u ;nik,    jr., 43, rural Monmouth, allegations, said the device say?    *•* first question, an(j Ljnda Harjngton 33, Olin. specified by the committee had aske ^ ^ mmk)ns « ^Alliere«w j ^ rown their vehicles rabbits which he had killed. “The coyotes kept comingj^     Houei Sai ’ sources closer” he said “At first I ,    .    ^     were demanding it be de- threw    the rabbits at them th ^ rclease * 1)111 a u - s * offlc,al ^ dared politically neutral and uirew    ne rabbits at them, then said ^ d(Hjbted {hoy wou]d ^ ^ the governmcnt repeaI the I had to shoot the coyotes with f reed soon    opium    law    passed    by    the na- my rifle.”    ^    Americans    have    been !tional    assembly in    1971. Right- A search dog found the Albu-'confit s j nce about IOO Royal tists sai<i at the tim c that the energy cnsw.    querque boy in a snowbank Fri- I^io army soldiers mutinied and demands were not negotiable. “The President    requested    day.    l°° k control of the provincial! The opium law makes it ille- again that there be no public' became separated from ca P ltal 240 miles nort hwest of gal to cultivate opium for sale discussion of the details of ihis fath€r and i r during a, Vientiane -     st f ipula ^ **     th f issues he has unoer consider-jQjrijtmas hunting trip in a 1    “Less Likely”    >    ° /     may    ™ ation,” Nessen said. “The Pres- storm that dum ^i nearly a ^     J     w    4 ^|^ ate    lt K for f ^ lly ^ nsum Ption t 0 f his aircraft and tliat he ident wants to have aU parts of f00t ^^    The    U. S.    embassy    said    thelOp.um    has    long been    a chief, shculd    maintain his    assigned    P^ 0 P le    ..    , his energy policy thoroughly H e apparently wandered aim- Americans were not regarded cash crop in the region.    I    altitude until established on a thought out before he    announces    j essly    on the plains west of the ^ I*****®*, although other u. S. embassy sources said    segment    of    a    published    route    or    carded,    what compromises they or has his advisers    discuss it,    --- well-informed sources said they-that Ambassador Charles White-    an    instrument    approach    pro-     nav e    mace. (Continued: Page 2, Col. 8.) (were not free to leave the town. house flew to the royal capital I C edure.    j     1 always thought, for exam- Information released after thej^ ^ctoss^hcMeg^^eM*^I ing at Ha >' dens in O^ord June i_ tz:--—•:— 41    4 vanna Phouma his concern for the safety of tile Americans. Several Killed Envoy to U. S. The secretary of President Anastasio Somoza said the hostages included the Nicaraguan ambassador to the U. S., Dr. Guillermo Sevilla Sacaza, and the ambassador to the U. N , Guillermo Lang, and his wife, in addition to Managua Mayor Luis Valle Olivares and his wife. The band, identified by the secretary as the Sandmista Front, swept into the home of Jose Maria Castillo Quant while the party was under way. Hundreds of national guard soldiers surrounded the house later and were still there Saturday. The S a n d i n i s t a Front is named for Augunto Cesar San- OLIN — Tut) Eastern Iowans dln °- a guerilla leader who was 'died about 6:15 pm. Friday! ki,Ied durin « the « ar & r m0s when their vehicles collided at Monmouth Man, when U. S. marines were occupying Nicaragua to back up a pro-U. S. government. Sandino was a leader of a fight against the presence of Americans rn Nicaragua. Others Held not been perfected by the man-    ***     d ^ tads of P lan '(bv the impact and died of neck lhe    s ' 1,1(1 lecturer but would be required nmg weddings and formal par-L jurjes    tages    included Moel TaUais and equipment when it is ready.    ties or the problem of    making    ^     highway patr0 |     Miri |hi3 wife, Identified »cWMto of Airmen Reminder    funeral arrangements    Tracy    Herington, 7, who    was Considered by many the r j d i ng w jth her mother, was ad-The FAA announced Friday country s foremost authority (mitted to an Anamosa hospital that it would centralize in its [the subject. Miss Vanderbilt, jor treatment of minor injuries. Washington headquarters all air- began her career in etiquette in Konaje l. Hiland. 17, Moor craft certification and other P52. Prior to that she was a niouth, a passenger in Blahnik’s functions now performed in field 1 journalist, advertising    w    o rn    a n    ■ pickup    was treated at an    Ana- operating regions.    and publicist.    mosa hospital and released. And it reminded airmen of a I “Must Investigate” I The highway patrol said Blah-rule that the pilot bears the ulti-j QUn    nf VHW , ]e , ..j'nik’s westbound pickup failed to ncuu OI a nuuxeiH»a may cm- mat( . responslbility for the safe- She once .aid of her worlc .     s(    5 ,     and    strodt Itivatc it for family consumption |v nf his „ iri , r . lf , and |ha . he try to find out what the most (h „ l ' llarinrton rar do, the Herington car * * * Services for Mrs. President Somoza; Ernesto Hernandez Holman, listed as the local president of the Bank of America, and his wife; a local business man, Denis Gallo and his wife; Benjamin Gallo, described as an impresario; a newspaperman identified as Col. Laslo Pataky, and Franco Chamorro, another official of the Bank of America here. A communique issued by the publicly.” After his energy aides completed a weekend conference at Camp David, Md., this month to recommend energy policy op^ tions, Ford sent them back to come up with “proposals closer, to his ideas,” Nessen said ; That’s what’s being done here, he added. Further meetings are contemplated before Ford makes his final decisions in two or three weeks. CIA Report slipped away after Fri- 1 State of Emergency Decreed in Bangladesh (of Luang Prabang Thursday to express to Prime Minister Sou- cras b in Virginia indicated that; cently I saw two very eminent ladies do just that. Now I must Whitehouse also met with Foreign Minister Phoumi Vong--| Bangladesh, the former East j v ichit, the No. 2 man in the a I Pakistan, won independence Communist Pathet Lao, the 12 days ago!sources said. Western military sources said the rebels fired more than !20 mortar shells into the head DACCA. Bangladesh (AP) The government declared nationwide stale of emergency!^ ars and Saturday because of internal    . .    ... disturbances it said are threat-1 afu>r wiml,n « a S ucrllla war ening the nation’s security and with India’s help. economic life.    Mujib returned from Pakistani; quarters for the army garrison. The order suspended eonsti-, imprisonment Jan. IO, 1972, and Several civilians and soldiers dav’s conference and closeted i tutional rights effective imme-    in March, 1973, swept elections     were killed    they    said, himself in his bedroom to read diately, giving Prime Minister    with more than 95 percent of the,    The    sources    said    Pathet Lao a 50-page report by Central In-Mujib Rahman nearly a free seats in parliament. telligence Agency Director WU-band in running the country.    Almost Nothing I.am Tnihv in resDonsc to aile-; There was no immediate indi-    .    . cations that the CIA illegally cation what “disturbances” the    The euphoria dissipated, how- conducted domestic spying and proclamation was designed to    ever, as his government started He the approach clearance. tile plane may have dropped be low the assigned altitude be- i nvest ig a t e and find out what is PI nr h Seekinn cause the crew misunderstood; (X)rret . t •»    nils#ii JccMiiy Recently she acknowledged ; Seat in Senate that traditional etiquette was out of place in an age of social, SAN MARINO, Calif. (AP) — philosophical and economic up-'Robert Finch, former presidents ava! secretary said the Sandinista Herington dand assaulted the home “firing are pending at Hayden’s in Olin, j weapons and wounding *    *    *    several persons. Services lor Kluhnik are pend-    “Children    Also” Police said they had noi been able to determine the number of terrorists involved but added that most of them carried automatic weapons. tion. Totltitf's Chuckle Statistics show that there are more television sets in America than bathtubs. Which seems to prove that you don’t have to be clean to be entertained.    —CopyrloW “Ms. Unbearable’’ However, Miss Vanderbilt, 'tial counselor, has declared his candidacy for the Republican There are children also,” a government source said of the guests. The policemen killed were identified as Rolando Espinoza troops attacked and overran six ( Lao army outposts in the area as the rebels seized the town. had files on 10,000 American cit-(counter    |with almost " °    But    the    country side has suf- j struggle to restore order will comment I fared from widespread banditry (build a viable economy out of its and Ford said he —---------.    -    - publicly on the report and pcr-iand political violence ever since;the ruins. haps make portions of it public'the nation separated from Pa*. "* ' after he has read it. Ervin and Cook Resigning Early 2.4% Jobless in C.R WASHINGTON (AP Sena- Today's Index Comics 9 Crossword ........... ll Dally Record ........ 2 Deaths .............. 2 Editorial Features 4 Financial ........... ...... IO Marion .............. 5 Movies ............ 8 Sports ............... .....7, 8 Television ........... 5 Want Ads ............ Crime and political assassins istan in the bloody independence (lions plagued the regime with- tors Ervin (D-N. C.) and Cook war of 1971.    ('Hit tetup, and local leaders of (R . Ky >  have j oined six senate Famine Toll    ' lhc rU ) ing A ? m \ 1 1 ' l ' aBUC ^ colleagues in resigning just be- ruiiimr tun     were    victims.    j    *    cit In addition, the government But Mujib's most tragic prob >re e end 011 terms -has acknowledged that more lem remained lack of food. Pro Ervin said Friday he will re-than 30,000 persons have died auction this year fell about [sign Tuesday, just before 1974 (of starvation in the last four three million tons short of thcj ends to take advantage of a 64 - estimates 12 million tons of food pains    pen,to# in- Independent put the toll much higher. needed by the nation’s 75 mil* Though the emergency decla-Ilion people. crease available to federal em- ' ration offered no explanation. Mujib has called on the army ployes who retire this year. it appeared that the move was to take over efforts to move Cook said he was stepping designed to free Mujib from food from the southern port of down effective Friday so that constitutional restraint in deal- Chittagong ing with crime, famine and the areas and debilitating corruption that smuggling hampers the economy.    border. to northern famine his successor, Democrat Wen-to halt large-scale dell Ford, would have “a few along the Indian days’ head start” on seniority over other incoming senators. Ct&K Rapidt Newt— Unemployment rose from 16 percent in October to 2 4 percent in November in the Cedar Rapids area, according to a report released Saturday by the Iowa Flmployment Security commission. The report blamed the increase largely on seasonal trends. However, it said several industries did have layoffs. 1.900 Jobless The number of jobless workers in Cedar Rapids (defined by the commission as all of Linn county) totaled 1,900 in November, an increase of 600 from October. The national unemployment and Sgt. Voanerges Morales. Of- U. S. senate nomination.    I ficials said that among the Finch. 49, resigned in 1972 wounded were policeman Julio w ho preferred being addressed I after serving President Nixon as Osorio Espinoza and F’elix Me by her professional name or as secretary of health, education d i na Savedra, identified as a Mrs. Kellar, took a dim view of land welfare and later as an ad- bodyguard for Castillo Quant, the feminist “Ms.” title.    {viser    with    cabinet    rank.      — Named to Job Vacant Due to Death; Dies KNOX, Ind. (AP) — County j Auditor Richard Zellers, appointed to a second term when the November election winner (died last month, died Friday ! night of a heart attack. Zellers, 44. a Republican who lost in the last election by 400 votes to Democrat Francis Knarr, was to have begun his new four-year term next week. He had been asked by county commissioners to serve the term after Knarr, 68, died Nov. 29. average for November w as 6.5 percent. Last year in November the Cedar Rapids unemployment rate was 1.9 percent and 1.500 workers were jobless. Increase Seen The report said the unemployment rate is expected to increase through February as seasonal conditions cause employment to drop in agriculture, construction and retail trade. It said the national economy may influence manufacturing employment in Cedar Rapids and thus produce a substantially higher jobless rate. The labor force (the number of employed and unemployed workers) in the Cedar Rapids area declined from 78,400 in October to 78.300 in November. The labor force was 75,600 in November of 1973. Drop Told Total employment dropped from 77,100 in October to 76,500 in November. A seasonal decline in agriculture was responsible for most of this reduction, the report said. Fumployment in November of this year was 2,300 above the level recorded in 1973. Nonmanufacturing industries reported a gain of 1,000 workers from November, 1973, to November, 1974. In manufacturing, employment rust from 25.000 in November of Safe Limit WASHINGTON (AP) — The current permissible maximum of 0 5 percent of lead in paint is a sale limit and need not be lowered, the Consumer Product 1973 to 27,MO in November of Safety Commission decided Frl« 1971    day.