Des Moines Register, April 5, 1975

Des Moines Register

April 05, 1975

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Des Moines Register, The (Newspaper) - April 5, 1975, Des Moines, Iowa THE WEATHER Increasing rloudmess and windy High in low around Sunrise sunset De tails 3fi THE NEWSPAPER IOWA DEPENDS UPON Des Saturday April Two price 20 cents IM Trlbuns company HINT SABOTAGE IN ORPHAN CRASH FORD TO ASK JOBLESS AID EXTENSION Unemployment rate too says Ford says he will nominate Wyoming Stanley Haihaway to he secretary interior PAGE SAN CAP Stating that unem remains too President Ford said Friday he wants Congress to extend for 18 months an emergency jobless benefits In an address prepared for the annual dinner meeting of the San Francisco Bay Area Ford said he will ask Congress next week to con tinue until the end of 1976 a federal supplemental benefits entitles most workers to a maximun of 65 weeks of unemployment com pensation A recent law that provides for 65 weeks of benefits in most cases willexpire who flew here in between Vietnam policy confer ences at his holiday home in Palm said he wanted the extra jobless benefits until the end of next Statement Issued Ford issued a statement saying the Saigon of the orphan flight must not deter us from offer ing new hope for Ford flew here from his Easter holiday retreat at Palm Springs after holding a mid night conference with Secretary of State Henry While Ford was in the San Francisco Army Chief ofJtaff Frederick We yand arrivedinPalrnSpring from Saigon and will join the President and Kissinger at two policy meetings Americas Mr Ford said in his starting to show tentative signs that the worst may be behind us after too long a period o recession and does not mean that al our troubles are A few flowers do not mean that spring has really Unemployment remains too high and industrial production remains too Benefits Stressed Although Ford did no refer directly to Fridays an nouncement of a national unem per cen for his speech empha sized the jobless Ford also recommendei improvements in aid to thosi not regularly covered by unem p 1 o y m e n t H said For the benefit of those 1 FORD House OKs rise in state school aid By LOUISE SWARTZWALDER A bill that would pour million in state aid into Iowa chool budgets was 1 to Friday by the Iowa The which revises school inance would mean an ncrease of million over he amount the state is spend ng for schools this The measure now goes to the rowth Rate The bill establishes a 10 per cent growth rate for budgets next a figure higher than he 8 per cent Robert ThlTTneasure would result in i9 million more state aid to public schools than had been by the The bill is one of the key mon Pleose turn to Page Two ey issues this 0 n partyline the o u s e rejected several at tempts byRepublican minority raise the growthrate The House voted down amendments that would have set the growth rate at 12 per cent and at a 14 per cent fig ure originally under consid eration by majority Democrats and requested by the Iowa State Education Needed for Inflation Representative Thomas Tauke spon sor of an amendment to raise the growth rate to said the additional state aid is needed to cope with Another backer of Taukes Henry Wulff said thestate has a moral education adequately and to provide just compensation for Representative Terry Bran stad Lake Democrats should vote for the 14 per cent figure because of campaign promises to give more money to An opponent of the 14 per SCHOOL Please turn io Page Three Court orders lawyers to school AP The Minnesota Supreme Court jays most lawyers in the state must go back to school for the equivalenLoliiLcourse hours a The order issued effective at is part of a newly emerging national effort aimed at requiring lawyers to keep up with the latest trends in The order calls for 45 hours of legal course work every three Minnesota lawyers who refuse will be given a re stricted allowing them to represent only a fulltime em MY GOSH f sot cmw GEEf m foreign BLAZE GUTS SCHOOL AT By ALAN KOONSE Fire swept through the Junior High School at Clear Lake Fri day destroying the building and its con ployer or members of their 370 said all the stu dents and faculty were safely evacuated from the building and no injuries were Clear Lake Fire Chief Pat rick Stork said the blaze began about in the south west corner of the The fire is believed to have begun near a ventilation fan in the A smoke and fire around the he Undetermined Cause The cause of the blaze is un and the state fire marshal s office has been called in to Stork said no students were in the gymnasium when the fire was Evacuation of the students from the twostory brick build jmd Rush to buy rebate cars credit spending AP A rush to take advantage of the final month of industrywide au tomotive price cuts their debtedness for the first time in four the Federal Re serve Board reported The board said the increase In the volume of outstanding in February totaled million after ad justment for seasonal The increase came on the heels of a drop from No vember through Prime Factor Consumers reluctance to sume new debts had been a prime factor in the economic Officials have tied a revival of consumer confidence and spending to any hopes of a Although the totals showed an increase by the seasonally ad justed the figures Bicentennial Grand little action By ROBERT SHERRILL Nine years ago Lyndon Johnson and CongressncreatedTtheAmerican Revolution Bicentennial Com Starting off with grandiose its perform ance never rose above the level of grubby internal strife and external ridicule some of the qualities that beset the American colonistsand their new Eight years later everyone was ready to concede that the 50member commission was hopelessly true to Washington the commission was reorganized and renamed the American Revolution Bicentennial Admin istration next and her secretary wa no involved as she was in atelephonecon versationabou what a rotten date am am had the night Administrator John Warner louldnt talk because he was in a Virginia Re publicanywasan assistantJJJ5 attorney under Dwight Eisen lower and secretary of the Nav provided mixed indications of consumer The overall increase of million was more than account ed f rease in for au tomobile which was the last month of rebates offered by American marked the first increase in automotive when firemen arrived all the students were out of the build Stork They were tak en to two nearby Authorities saidimJeachers attempted to put the fire out with fire extinguishers but Stork said an estimated 40 firemen were called in to assist Clear Lake including firemen from Ventura and Ma There were no reports of injuries to any Stork said that fire and FIRE Please turn to Page Three streamlined down to a full time and an 11mem ber but its congression al mandate remained as vague as its predecessors to co ordinate and stimulate Bicen tennial Sins of Omission That a multitude of sins as it turns of ARBA was handed a nearly twice the first budget for the debt since Con sumers had reduced their debt load for car buying by bil The surge to take advantage of the rebates raised the ques tion of whether buyers will con tinue to borrow for auto pur Reduced Debt In consumers re duced their debt load on loans taken out on other consumer ECONOMY turn to Past Fiut sunny day for Temperatures continued their slow warming trend Friday reaching 40 degrees in Des Western counties were the warmest with state highs rang ing from 53 degrees at Council Bluffs to 35 at Mason Du buque and Cedar Todays forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies in the north and partly cloudy conditions in the government million in Of the million was automatically o go to the 50 with the expected to make the Bicentennial meaningful and accessible to the individual who makes or breaks such tionsrthe But what has Administration for the traveler Unless the recession or a gasoline shortage or in creases in the price of gas in according to the Wash ington Center for Metropolitan longdistance travel to the eastern states will he up 15 per cent in jrayel up 70 per How will cities handle the crowds Where will travelers find room to or eat The both from ARBA and from leaders of the travel industry are few and far Tourism Department Cornering somebody at ARBA who knows anything about tour ism isnt Inga who is in charge of tourism for said she would ex plain everything the next after noon if the would drop But she wasnt there the Indochina crisis By CHALMERS ROBERTS Wmhlniton poil Cries f calamity and disaster are in he Panic in is graphically shownnightly on Laos is forgotten while Cam odia shrinks to an The news magazines couple In Ibchina with Henry Kissingers ailure in the Middle Tur Cyprus and Por ugal to proclaim a moment of danger and a world of Danger arid woe are not new n this world or in American oreign It has always been difficult in the crises of he moment to gain a longterm jerspective on what they low they fit in the larger pic In the current situation we ought to separate Indochina torn the other for it has its own meaning and It is worth remembering that t was President Woodrow Wil son who stirred the idea of jn hen he came home by the lepublican right for following Democrat Dean Acheson in selling out to the Commu HiscounterWastomake jouth Vietnam a bastion of And so the scene vas two decades for he inevitable American refugees have fled olvement that would cost areas in South many lives and so much treas Despite the In iochina has always been an ad unct of some other perceived problem Japanese Chinese pene the fate of France in dependence in dominant part the of what was rench with his 14 points during World War But when Ho Chi Minh went to Paris to ask their he could not get in the It was President Franklin Roosevelt who concluded thai the French should be ousted after World War but he died o e f o r e anything was done President Truman let Genera de Gaulle regain the in contravention of the promise of the Atlantic CharterAnd si the revolutionaries took U arms with the victory o Dien Bien Phu in wrestei half of Vietnam from th Dulles Moves President Eisenhowers Sec retary of John Foste ence that year lest he have t sign a paper conceding tha The best he d was refuse to shake hands wit Chinas Chou At he was assaulte AT LEAST 180 ARE KILLED IN VIET TRAGEDY But airlift of cKiTdren to continue and communism lurope the spread of by Moscow and COMMENTARY The United or he American at times las been concerned with the ieoplesofIndochinn as individ but that is not lave beenso deeply involved so Asian Tito We now know that those who said Ho Chi if he had controlled all of Vietnam or even all of would lave been a sort of Asian Tito were basically But in the days of perceived monolithic our of both would not ac cept even In the end we withdrew to ge our prisoners and we knew that the paper accord would provide only a decen interval for the three loca governments to try to stand o their own The end now i sight is the logical culmination of the long story the only sur prise is the speed of the should noiJump this In dochina outcome with such dis parate issues as the Middle Cypru POLICY Please turn to Page Four eased Wire to The Register SOUTH VIETNAM Military sources said Friday abotage was a definite possi ility in the crash of a huge transportplane that killed it least 180 of the 319 orphans nd adults They said there is suspicion f possible sabotage because he cargo doors of the C5As are o built that the pilots hould not be affected if the oors blow Decompression The huge plane had taken off rom Saigon and was only 18 miles away from the airport when the pilot had to turn the plane around after an ex under Richard His de Duty Marjorie could nt talk because her schedule was too A couple of oth ers couldnt talk about tourism BICENTENNIAL Please turn to Page Five BLAIVWYSIN OELWEIN FIRE By A STAFF WRITER Four young playing with a and matches and smoking cigarettes in a board fort in alley behind the Ace Hard Store war o zso accidentally started the ire which caused an estimated damage to five busi Oelwein Fire Chief Rundle said a witness identified one of the youths and author ities questioned the four ages 9 through alongwith their parents Thursday Rundle said the boys tedjhat they were playing with smoking and had a lighted candle in one of the discarded boxes which they had used to build the Its a tragic set of circum stances that should never have materializedfrom the begin The firehas been ruled an accidental fire and no charges were Rundle Rundle said the cause of the blaze was apparently a dis carded lighted match or the which ignited rhe The which broke out about 6 gutted the Ace Hardware the Grand Theater and the Grand Barber shop and caused dam age to the House of Cards card andgift shop and the Interstate Power Rules has no right to revoke lounges license By BARBARA MACK Polk County District Court Judge Leo Oxberger ruled Fri day that the City of Des Moines had no legal right to revoke the or license of Sastos The City Council voted unanl to re voke the license after police vice officers testified the tavern License Ordered But Oxberger ordered the city 4oprovide Sasto owner of the a liquor and beer The city could delay giving Battani a license by appealing the Oxberger Mayor Richard Olson ex pressed anger with the decision and said I feel very sorry for Judge I hope the ma jority of the council will go along with appealing this rul Written Standards In explaining his Ox berger said Due process of law requires that an individual permit for Sastos Lounge in and the state liquor com mission upheld the A personal appeal by Battani to the council restored the he felt the city was completely within its rights to close some place like I hope the city will appeal Punished Enough But Councilman Jack Wood said he believes Battani ha beerTpTihished Hes been deprived of his livelihood for over year said It the li cense wasnt meant to be tak away The place has been closed a yea and thats long Councilmer Russell LaVine ietnam PAGE Iowa women safe Two Iowa City women in Saigon to aid in the evacuation of Vietnamese orphans were not aboard the plane that crashed The headquar ters of the Friends of Children of Vietnam FCVN notified Mark Thieman in Iowa City Fri day that his Le Ann and Carol Helder were not aboard the C5A Galaxy that The Albert Helder said his wife and Thieman both associated with the FCVN probably will leave Saigon today or Sunday with a group of In another development Fri Iowa Air National Guard officials said the landing of two C5As scheduled in Des Moines today has been Story Page plosivedecompression in cargo compartment blew out the rear The pilot lost rudder and flap controls on the way back to the airport and the plane Officers familiar with the de sign of the C5A said it is pos placed an explosive charge in side a passage leading from the cargo compartment to the planes Military sources said there had never before been a blow out of C5A cargo doors in its Air Force Team A team of Air Force experts will investigate this and other possibilities when it visits the crash probably Tha team is coming from Other Pentagon who are keeping an open mind on possible said the plane who owns a business has and Tim who supported was guarded by the South Viet the resolution to revoke namese on he ground at be reached for Very Disappointed Tan Son Nhut air But they said there was great confusion during the loading of Councilman Nahas the wtar 0rPhans and prepara to be given written standards so hell know what conduct is The city could not revoke Battanis license on the basis of behavior ta vern pre vious Oxberger if he did not know that the council considered the behavior dan gerous to public morals before it Not First Time Councilman Wallace Buss said he would support an ap peal if the citys legal depart ment felt it would be Sastos shouldnt be This hasnt been the first time weve had trouble with him this is a thing that goes back several Buss The council denied a liquor said he was very dis appointed in the and said he would support an ap Oxberger said Battani was caught in the middle of a tense legal He operates a business in a neighborhood known to be fre quented by said But the law doesnt give him the right to exclude someone from his estab lishment unless theyre actually Battani could not be reached for tions for takeoff and it was pos sible somebody who wanted to ORPHANS Jaworski honored NEW AP Former Watergate prosecutor Leon Jaworski has been presented the second an nUal Texan of the Year Ptease turn to Page Four INSIDE THE REGISTER Mississippi emergency President Ford declares an emergency in Mississippi to heavy rains and flooding in the 8 Took CIA memo An who worked for Howard Hughes said that not took a CIA memo on raising a Russian subma 18 Where to find it Comics Marcs Editorials ;