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Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - April 7, 1974, Burlington, Iowa Families nearly a run dry on City a weekend of by Bill Mertens nearly 2,000 years ago about this holy week Pontius Pilate washed Jesus Fate from the hands of the roman Empire a with much the same attitude local officials apparently took this weekend with two Large families left without water. Despite the abandoned Effort the la children of Helen Miller and Elenor Lewis who were without water for More than 30 hours Are washing their own hands in their Home today. But the problem Isnit Over. Both families live in a once condemned Home at summer and Vine owned by Henry d. Kivlahan jr., 205 s. Eighth who ordered water service to the Home shut off about la . Thursday. It was restored about 9 . Friday also at Kivlahan a order although he gives no reason for his change of heart. Had the landlord not restored the service Friday night the families would have been without water at least until monday the earliest Date officials thought the problem could be dealt with. Several officials were aware of the situation prior to 5 . Friday. Those same officials when contacted Friday night before the water was turned on said it was regrettable but that they had suspended any action for the weekend a which does not sit Well with the two families. Both say Kivlahan a action was a a Means and uncalled for. Kivlahan did not discuss the situation with the Hawk Eye. The Lewis family has lived in the Back portion of the Home since january 1972 the Millers moved into the front portion in january. City housing inspectors condemned the Home March 20. Normal proceedings allow tenants 15 Days to move from a condemned Structure but Kivlahan appealed and won at least a partial reprieve from the housing Board of appeals. The Board said the families could remain in the House until May 15, by which time certain repairs were to be made by Kivlahan or the condemnation would be reapplied. The repairs included work on the roof and removing peeling Lead base paint from the exterior housing inspector Marshall Walz said. The two women did no to make their april i rent payments a $120 for the Millers and $100 for the Lewis family a and told Kivlahan they until the repairs were made. Each did pay Kivlahan $18.23 on april 2, however for the three month water Bill Advance. Each was Given a receipt signed by Kivlahan on which he had written a water on april 3, the women said Kiva hair told them he was applying that Money to their overdue rent and that the rest must be paid or he would have the water turned off. Both refused. Kivlahan said the women told him they were moving so he had the water shut off assuming they were leaving immediately. The water service was in Kivlahan a name. He ordered the water off thursday and Friday signed a note in the waterworks office prohibiting anyone but him from authorizing restoration of the service. The two families without water thursday night and All Day Friday borrowed water from neighbors to flush toilets. Both mothers said the children did no to have water to Wash before school Friday. Both women said they pleaded with Kivlahan Friday to turn the water on or return their Money so they could attempt to have it turned on. He refused they said. In the meantime they sought help in several places. Walz and assistant planning director Bill Dowse pursued the problem thursday. They also involved planning director Fred Stouder City manager Ken Vanderslice county health director Reed Davis and waterworks superintendent Mark Driftmier who okayed Kivlahan a request to shut the water off. The women also contacted the police department which said the county attorney must be contacted and offered no other help. They talked with their welfare department we went continued on Page 3 Quot the a bomb May be do it yourself Burlington Iowa 137th year no. 229 sunday april 7, 1974 56 pages seven sections Price 20c girl for All seasons Jill Johnson of West Burlington hoped her Bikini would inspire the return of warm weather a but brought a coat to the Dankwardt Park Pool Here in Case today s Chance of Snow forecast proves Correct. Washington up a warning that it is not difficult to make an atom bomb a Ford foundation study said saturday that the growth of the nuclear Power Industry carries a a substantial risk of terrorists or others stealing nuclear materials to make illegal weapons. The report said present safeguards against nuclear theft Are inadequate and called on the atomic Energy commission dec to act now a to develop Long term safeguards that will Deal effectively with the a terrorists or criminals or even a single fanatic might try to steal nuclear weapons material for Money or for purposes of political coercion a it said. A if they succeeded they could use the materials in a number of ways to threaten groups governments or whole if such a raid should occur the report envisioned a a group of perhaps five to ten persons using sophisticated firearms and equipment storming a Power Plant or other facility in serach of fissionable it said officials should be ready therefore to meet a a maximum credible the 252-Page report was sponsored by the Ford foundations Energy policy project and prepared by Theodore b. Taylor a physicist and former scientist at the Aecus los Alamos Center and Mason Willrich an attorney and authority on nuclear safeguards and arms control. The authors said the Power Industry is using increasing amounts of plutonium and highly enriched uranium the stuff that goes into the explosive Core of atomic bombs. Within a few years they added a tens of thousands of kilograms of these fissionable materials will be flowing through the . Nuclear Power ask 4 dec safeguards Washington up a the Ford foundation study on nuclear Power had the following recommendations to the atomic Energy commission for making use of nuclear Power safer a come up with a a detailed system of safeguards for each stage of the nuclear fuel production Cycle based on a the Best available technology and institutional the report said political and bureaucratic indifference was the biggest obstacle to an effective system. A consider setting up a Federal nuclear Security Agency with sole responsibility for protecting atomic materials. A develop a review system for physical Security plans submitted by the Power Industry. A initiate discussions with other governments with substantial nuclear Power programs with the of developing a common Security huddle Nixon eyes user trip Paris up a president Nixon paid homage to president Georges Pompidou saturday walked smiling through the City to the acclaim of applauding parisians and held a very pointed and detailed discussions with european leaders american officials said. Nixon postponed his return to the United states until sunday to fit in talks saturday with French interim president Alain Poher president Giovanni Leone of Italy Premier Harold Wilson of Britain West Ger Man Chancellor Willy Brandt and danish Premier pol Hartling. Sunday he scheduled a working breakfast with soviet president Nikolai Podgorny and talks with japanese prime minister Kakuei Tanaka before a scheduled noon 7 . Edt departure for Washington. After attending a Farewell mass for Pompidou who died tuesday Nixon strolled through fashionable Faubourg St. Honore Street chatting and shaking hands with French people. White House press Secretary Ronald w. Ziegler said the talks with european leaders involved emphasis by the president on the need to develop european Unity in conformity with Strong .-european ties. He stressed the need for a close consultative process Between the european common Market and Washington. A we believe there is some work to be done there a said White House chief of staff Alexander Haig. Back in Washington White House sources added Impact to the presidents Impromptu talks with the european leaders by saying Nixon believes a second strategic arms limitation pact can be achieved Only through his pending visit to Moscow this summer. At the moment the Outlook for such an agreement is dim the sources admitted. Although Secretary of state Henry a. Kissinger a spokesman later claimed a a definite step Forward a the Secretary a achievements during his talks in Moscow two weeks ago fell far Short of the a conceptual breakthrough he had anticipated. A presidential trip to Moscow in those circumstances would seem to contradict Nixon a own Rule that All Summit meetings should be carefully prepared with prior Assurance that agreement will be reached. But the White House sources said Nixon also believes Only a handful of men right at the top of the soviet Power Pyramid can make decisions and therefore perhaps a breakthrough a Rebozo did no to stay in Safe Washington up a Charles a Bebel Rebozo millionaire Friend of president Nixon did not keep a $100,-ooo Campaign contribution from Howard Hughes in his Safe but distributed part of it for the a personal use of presidential Secretary Rose Mary Woods and one of the presidents Brothers lbs news reported saturday. Lbs Washington correspondent Dan Schorr said details of the alleged Grant to miss Woods and Donald Nixon were revealed two weeks ago by former presidential lawyer Herbert Kalmbach in a secret executive session with sen. Sam Ervin and two staff members of the Senate watergate committee a far from Capitol a with no other senators present Herbert Kalmbach made a new allegation he had not told before to the special prosecutor or any other investigators a lbs said. A it was lbs Learned today that president Nixon a Friend Bebe Rebozo did not keep the $100,000 Howard Hughes contribution intact in a Safe Deposit Box As. He claimed but turned Over part of it to the presidents brother Donald and his Secretary Rose Mary w oods for their personal use. A Kalmbach said Rebozo told him this at a meeting at the White House last april 30 while seeking his advice khad Afy role in doubt in libyan Job shuffles khad Afy Cairo up a libyan strongman col. Moa mar khad Afy has been relieved of his political administrative and ceremonial tasks in order to devote More time to organizational and ideological activities the Middle East news Agency said saturday but he remains armed forces commander. Quoting a verbal memorandum issued by libyans ruling revolutionary command Council the Agency said the duties taken from khad Afy have been assumed by the prime minister maj. Abdel Salem Jalloul no. 2 Man in the was no indication in the Mena dispatch quoting a libyan communique that khad Afy a status As chairman of the revolutionary command Council in effect chief of state a had been affected. Whether the changes came at his request As Council Leader was not disclosed. State department sources in Washington said it appeared khad Afy had been relieved of ceremonial duties such As meeting visiting dignitaries at the Airport and accepting the credentials of new ambassadors so that he could concentrate on matters More important to him and the country. The sources said reports that he had been ousted or relegated to a secondary position appeared to be inaccurate the flamboyant and deeply religious moslem Leader was born in a desert tent 32 years ago and came to Power in a 1969 coup. He is known by diplomatic sources to abhor the ceremonial trappings that come with being the Leader of this North african country of two million. He has become an unpredictable chief of state leading Oil Boycott offering Cash to the Irish Republican army if its members would convert from catholicism to islam. On what to do about an internal Revenue service investigation of the Hughes donation. A Kalmbach said Rebozo apparently replaced the missing Money and started efforts to return the whole $100,000 to the Hughes organization several months later. Kalmbach testified Rebozo urgently asked him never to disclose what he had told him at the White House. Two Days later Rebozo was questioned by the watergate committee in executive session and said he did not recall such a discussion with Kalmbach. He insisted once again that the Money had not left his Safe Deposit Box until it was returned a lbs said. Of insurance for newborns Des Moines up a legislation providing health insurance benefits for children from the moment of birth was approved by the Iowa Senate 47-0 Friday and sent to the House. The Bill a sponsor sen. Minnette Doderer d Iowa City said the measure was needed to provide insurance coverage for infants during the first 14 Days after birth. Mrs. Doderer said the first two weeks usually Are not covered by most insurance policies and that period a presents the greatest time of risk in the life of a tackling Man size Job. Scott Overton 3. Donned a Quot hard hat to help his dad. Gary Overton dig a drainage ditch in front of their Danville Home saturday. Photo by Ray Cubberley to agreement could be achieved Only by negotiation at that level. Nevertheless Secretary of state Henry Kissinger will do some More groundwork in talks in Washington with soviet foreign minister Andrei Gromyko later this month and the White House assumes he will make another trip to Moscow Early in May. Presidents tax deadline is set Back los Angeles up a the internal Revenue service has Given president Nixon permission to delay filing his 1973 income tax papers1 past the april 15 deadline because of the Many changes that must now be made in the return it was Learned saturday. The request of the irs was made by Arthur Blech head of the los Angeles accounting firm which has prepared Nixon a tax returns for a number of years and is handling the 1973 taxes. It was also Learned that the president May theoretically be required to pay Only a very Small or no income tax in 1975 on his 1974 earnings because of deductions to which he will be legally entitled As a result of his agreement to pay $465,000 in Back taxes and interest. A source who asked that he not be quoted by name indicated that the revised 1973 return should be ready for filing within a few weeks but that it was not possible to have it ready by april 15. The forms must be completely redone he said with elimination of any deductions based on the gift of papers when Nixon was vice president and also on any expenses incurred in iterations of the properties at key Biscayne and san Clemente. With regard to the size tax that Nixon May have to pay on his 1974 income the source stressed that the matter at this time was theoretical and that Nixon and his tax advisers will have to decide How to proceed. A

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