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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - July 21, 1973, Cedar Rapids, IowaWeather ruin end ing sunday. Lows o. Night in my. High Sun. Day in 70s, volume is number 193 City final 10 cents Cedar rapids Iowa saturday july 21,1973 associated press up new York times Nixon recordings stopped say notice supplied on soviet Deal Washington up the agriculture department was Given Advance knowledge of l a s t summer s a billion soviet wheat Deal officials of top Grain corporations told a Senate sub com Mittee Friday. Agriculture Secretary b u t z told a House subcommittee last september that the massive Grain Sale to the russians caught everyone by Surprise and nobody in his department knew of its size or scope. But Bernard Steinweg senior vice president of Continental Grain co., the world s largest Grain dealer testified that he told a top agriculture official july 3, 1972, that his firm was prepared to sell More than four million tons of wheat to the so Viets and further sales were sex peeled. Affidavits from three other major Grain firms which also participated in the Sale said they Lold agriculture officials the russians were seeking buy Large quantities of Ameri can Grain. Outrage Label senator Jackson a Wash chairman of the permanent investigating sub Commilles which has been probing the Deal sail it was an outrage. That a i culture was telling the Amer can Public it knew nothing about this Jackson charged agriculture with bureaucratic negligence deception and mismanaged in throughout the entire Dea which he said resulted in Cha ing the Farmer who sold Early Al lower prices and in driving up food prices for the consumer Jackson said the evidence showed thai agriculture Kepi in formation on the failure of the russian wheat crop Secre while in f a c t issuing mislead ing reports on overseas cond Lions and an anticipated Sui Steinweg testified that at meeting in Washington with a s i s t a n i agriculture Serelar Carroll Brunthaver i told Hii we had been contacted by to russians told him the Specif amounts of wheat they Wishe to Purchase from first phase three Days Laler continent consummated the first phase an agree men Hal led to Sale almost 11 million tons of Gra of the russians. By Anstury Back reject Leader s exit Mersa Madruh e g y p t a thousands of uninvited Byan Unity marchers left this Edler Ranegan resort for Home saturday after hearing reports iat Moa mar khad Afy had re Ned. However the resignation was of accepted and the fiery lib an Leader was still in Power saturday. A car equipped with a loud leaker threaded through the 1,000 camped marchers slur a ordering them to return to Libya and meet in Benghazi. As they headed Home a Dele action of libyan officials left Dersa Madruh for Cairo to de ver a message asking pres Dent Anwar Sadat of Egypt to proceed with the schedule ept. 1 merger of the two coun Ries. Road dynamited the marchers had planned to Tage a sit in in Cairo until Unity was declared but they Wen topped Friday about 50 mile ast of Mersa. Matuli when Gyp lians dynamited part of the Oad. In Libya authorities con armed the report that khad Afy Nad submitted his resignation a chairman of the ruling revolutionary command Council an said he had done so in Hopes o listening the merger. But the said the Council had rejected he resignation. Some observers thought the designation May have been boy to disclaim responsibility or the Unity March. Sadat who favors a go-slo1 approach to the merger urge khad Afy in a message to sto he March and appreciate the sensitive results which could d Zelop Between the libyan an g y p t i a n people when the March ignores the assemble of the egyptian Cople and enters in the form o an can t believe Sadat said egyptians had Bee told by the libyan Council Hie it was unaware of the massive motorized procession. But Sada told khad Afy we cannot be live that the leadership of the libyan revolution. Had things go uncontrolled in the Council said khad Afy a been called to leadership by to will of the libyan people an had no authority to resign. Saves three after crash Jackman Maine a police credit Waller Pulkkinen in a sworn affidavit produced with saving the lives of ten by Jackson Patrick Gardner vice president of the Dreyfus corp., said he saw Brunthaver july 8 and Lold him the rus sians were interested in buying a Large Quantity of Brunthaver Lold Gardner according to the statement Hal the u. S. Did not intend to gel involved in any give away pro Grams at cheap prices but that i should always inform him of any Large scale propositions involving foreign other affidavits a f f i d a v i t s from Carl c. Brasmer a vice president of the bung corp., and Mclvin mid dents of the Cargill co., both of which sold Grain to the so vices said they had similarly notified agriculture officials last july i hat the r u s s i a n s had approached Ihm about Large Grain purchases. I i today s Index Church s comics & c Mirl House 2 crossword 5 Dolly record 2 deaths 2 editorial features 4 financial 11 Marlon ii movies 7 a Perls television s want arts 1m5 5ewces turned off owing to testimony up title photo Kumba the first Gorilla born at the Lincoln Park zoo in Chicago tastes her third birthday cake presented by or. Lester Fisher zoo director. Turnba apparently in t too keen on it. Persons injured in a traffic a cadent thai had already claimed one life. A car went off u. S. 201 Friday struck a Lilily pole and caught fire. Officers said Pulkkinen arrived on the scene and pulled of the injured from the turning car. Seeing hat the Bird person was Loo badly hurl o be moved and he fourth was Lead Pulkkinen doused the car Vilh water Stream. From nearby Cosmo Coos bicycle trip by family of 5 Gloucester mass. A Washington stale attorney general Slade Gorton has completed his once in a life Lime Lype of he says he d recommend Ilas a Way of gelling to know Ameri Ca better. Gorton and his wife and three children arrived Friday to Complete a 3,290-mile Cross country bicycle trip from Olympia Wash. Gorton said it took us 45 Days altogether. We left june i. That Means we averaged a Little Over 80 Miles a Day. But it went from a Low of maybe 45 when we d quit at noon to 140 one Day in North Dakota when the land was fall and the wind was 30 Miles an hour Rigil Al our Gorton was forced to rent a car briefly and follow his fam ily after he was struck by a hit and run Driver near Erie a. Ii was the Only mishap on the trip. We Vescon the country in a Way that you can never Sec it from a car Gorton said. We be Given our children a lesson in America and its peo ple its geography and its immensity Hal they could never get any other japanese War Straggler says no to return Horn Davao c i t Philippines a a wiry former member of the japanese Imperial Navy walked Back from the dead sat i Day after 28 years and declared yes i am Ryoji Miki. I want to slay in the Philippines and apply for filipino citizen Miki 50, who has forgotten his native language added in English even if my parents in Japan and my Brothers and Sisters want me to go Back i meter to enjoy my own family ii Ere in the he said he had assumed the filipino Balaan name of tango Tao and had been passing him self off As part japanese. President Marcos said Friday Lal world War ii stragglers who have remained in the Philippines will be eligible for citizenship. Miki appeared at a Brief press conference in this cily 610 Miles soul heal of Manila. The world War ii Seaman was Lis cd in Japan s War records As killed in action in june 1 45, in the Southern Philippines but was discovered alive Afler his wealthy brother from Osaka launched a search for him last surrounded and outnumbered american troops in 1945. Created to the Forest of bal Island where i was separate from my group of 25 men said. Miki said his group Leader capt. Takeda and some of h men were eventually capture and returned to Japan. He Clec Edlo go into hiding and i among the Balaan tribe. He said he married a Bilawa Miki said his detachment was woman Cristina Handoc and they have 14 Childre seven boys and seven girls. During the press conferee lie was asked if he Speaks Jap nest. I do not speak or unde stand japanese anymore replied. I have for Gollen t language after 28 the five fool five 125-Pou s t r a g g l e r recognized 1 parents voices in a tape recon ing played by newsmen. French stage nuclear Tes Wellington new Calai up France saturday Iri gered the first nuclear exp Losic in its much protested 1973 the series with a shot High above t muru Roa atoll 720 Miles soul cast of Tahiti. Washington a a two ear old system for recording resident Nixon s meetings and Ione conversations has been a activated informed officials Iid saturday. The sources s a i d the Auto Latic recording devices were ironed off because the system and been compromised by Tesla Iony monday by Alexander Butterfield former while House Ide who disclosed its existence before the Senate watergate Ommittee. The. S o u r c e s indicated the vhf Ite House decided that some eople might be inhibited in talking to Nixon if they f e l l Leir words were being record d. The Baltimore Sun and Chi ago Tribune quoted sources As aying the equipment would be moved after being Deatti aled. Strachan admits destroying data no involvement Washington a Gor Don Strachan former while House aide admits destroying documents about political intelligence bul denies Knowin Aboul the watergate Wir Cla Ping in Advance or garlic Patin in a cover up. His testimony already in co Flint with that of former Campaign Deputy Jeb Magruder an ousted while House couns photo on picture Page John Dean will face stiff Testin by the Senate watergate com Mittee when the televised Hea Ings resume monday. Strachan p r o n o u n c e c Strawn read a 15-Page Slat ment at the end of Friday s ses Sion but answered no question he attacked Magruder s Tes Mony on several counts and d Nied Ever telling Dean that 1 had destroyed wiretap logs. Old memo Strachan said he told the the White House chief of staff h. P Haldeman Long before the win lapping Hal the Nixon Campaign committee was running a $300 000 sophisticated political into consumer named to state Bank uni Des Moines a in we he described As a Sharp Brea with tradition gov. Robert a saturday named a consume representative to the slate ban ing Board. Appointed was mrs. Marv Anderson associate Dean of 11 College of Home economics Iowa state University. She was named to a four yes term on the Board which Ove sees actions of the Iowa Bankin commission. Mrs. Anderson succeeds Cli Jordan a Cedar rapids Man facture and Bank director. R appointed to the Board we Francis Price of Des Moines e Spytman jr., of Council Bluff John Rigler of Muscatine j Supli Knock of Creston Ai James Cravens of Sanborn. Hence gathering system and at two or three Days after the Eakin he showed Haldeman an d memorandum dealing with e operation. After speaking to him i de Royed thai memo Strachan id. He said he also destroyed her documents including a male intelligence report in led Sedan chair ii which he Aid he later found to be. The ode name for an informer in lice said de sen Hubert Humphrey s residential Campaign and nol s he suspected related to the watergate wiretap. Committee sources say Stra. Lan is prepared to say when questioned that he destroyed e documents on Haldeman s orders. Dean testified that Strachan old him soon Afler the breaking Lal Haldeman ordered him to destroy. Documents including ome relating to electronic sur Nillance. Strachan denied Lell no Dean he Gol rid of wiretap ogs and said he had Only sus elected incorrectly that what in was doing away with were wiretap papers. Most heated Strachar s most healed Deni als were who had skyjacker threat to blast Jet Dubai a terrorists in a sweltering Japan air lines jumbo Jet threatened saturday to blow up the plane and Pas sengers at Dubai s desert air strip if anyone approached to aimed at Magruder been his Boss when one of the hijackers a woman killed Friday when a Lialis grenade she was holding exploded accidentally according to the airline. \. Go the hijackers radioed officials in the Dubai control Tower that we Are awaiting instructions " but they did not say from whom or where the instructions were supposed to come. ,. The officials thought the. I ackors were isolated from their in Momand after cruising around in Middle East before Landing Friday night at Dubai an Arab Hei Dom on the persian Gulf. Sandwiches and ice there was no immediate re West for refuelling or Ransom in official said the terrorist first demand was for "250 Sand Wiches and ice.". -. Magruder worked at the White House. During the Campaign the roles were nearly reversed with Magruder reporting to i old subordinate. As a result frequently tried to reporting system or. Mag rude avoid the Sirach a said. Magruder filled in Hademan directly on projects tha were going Well but tossed off the bad ones with a sketchy account to Strachan he said. Strachan denied that Magruder told him about g. Gor Don Liddy s $1 million proposal to use bugging burglary prostitution and kidnapping in the Nixon Campaign. March 30 meeting i certainly would not forget it. Or. Magruder certainly did not give me that information and certainly not those details Strachan said. Magruder said he told Stra Chan a b o u t Liddy s second $500,000 bugging scheme but the plane was ringed by1 armed police As it sat in the Hob Sun. The terrorists refused to see anyone but they told officials in the control they were h o l d i n g japanese Gentian dutch peruvian French and Arab passengers along Wilh a Strachan also about thai. Denied hearing Magruder also said he filled in Strachan completely Aboul the meeting March 30, 1972, at which he says the final water Gate wiretapping plan was approved and assigned a budget of $250,000. He said he Send Stra Chan a memorandum detailing the number of people to be hired and the wiretapping gear to be purchased. But Strachan said All he received was a Brief general no lice thai made no mention of electronic surveillance. He Lold me and i am repealing his words rather precisely a so Phosti Calvd political intelligence gathering system has been approved with a budget of 300, " meaning $300,000. Unfortunately he neither gave me nor did i ask for any further details about the subject Strachan said. Strachan said he then sent continued Page 2, col. 8. Boys struggle in icy Lake uni reached Back to help him and he was gone Yellowstone National Park Wyo. Up Kim Jones 16, churned for an hour in icy Yellowstone Lake urging n companion explorer Seoul to keep up with him in their struggle to ranch Shore. Hut Bob in fran if grew lira and desp Cilc he sold buddy Don t Lonic to and i sold i won a then i reached Back to help him and he was gone and that was the inst i Ever saw of him Jones snid Fri any in describing h wilderness Ord no in which he run 17 Miles Bare fool through Benr country to gel. Help for his companions dying in the storm swept Inke. The t e e n a g e r s were members of a scout group which Sot out wednesday to paddle across the Lake in Ca noes and kayaks. They were in the Middle of the Lake when n storm struck. Four of the nine All from Albuquerque n. drowned. We had just got to the mid dle of the Inke and it just hit like n bomb Jones snid. I did t know it it the time but the storm scattered us nil Over the Lake. To san Rcd inking on water. At first i was really scared. Rob and 1 swim about a half mlle together and then in san Rcd really turning Pur Jones kept swimming. Every time i would Stop moving my arms in the water they would freeze up he said. I figured old buddy you d bolter keep moving by Ciruso if you Don l you re dead i remember crawling up on the Shore and giving i hunks to god to be live. I was hurling pretty bad Bill t ran most of the 17 Miles to the Ranger John was barefooted and in the midst of Benr country. Some of his trek was in dark Ness and he startled one Bear which rave Uliase. This boar came up and slapped the Bottom of the tree with his Paw and darned near knocked me out of in said Jones who Sill on limb for an hour until the Bear grew weary and wandered away. J o n e s reached. A Park Ranger station at Day. Rangers returned the Lake and picked up four scouts who made it safely to Shore. Drowned worn Safran Burris Wolsic for 26 Tom Gower 16, and Darwin sea Mons in his mid-40s. Of those who struggled in the water Only Jones sur Vived. Rangers estimated a person could stay alive Only 30 minutes in the cold water. But Jones was in for about 90 minutes. All of the scouts and their lenders were wearing life Jack ets and the bodies of sen Mons Gower and Safran were found floating with their Jack ets strapped around them. Rangers searched for Wolsieffer s body. Paul Porter 17 Kevin sea Mons 16 Russ Hallel 14, and Ken Foley 15, survived in addition to Jones. They were taken to the Lake Hospital for treatment and released. Jones was treated for cuts on his feet and legs and severe sunburn. Doctors said he would be confined to a wheel chair for a few Days. Reprieved too late Lahore Pakistan a the reprieve came just Loo late for a Bangladesh War victim a a. In scam. Naseem a pakistani had Eccli held by India since lie War two years ago. Then he Learned his daughter Hina 3, was dying of cancer starting two months ago appeals were made to Premier in Dira Gandhi so Nascem could be released in time to Sec his daughter alive. The Indian government finally decided to free him and Friday he was whisked across Tho Border and rushed to Lahore. But the family said that just 12 hours before he arrived she had died. The Airport was closed o All flights and no vehicles were allowed within two Miles of the Airstrip. Ground Crews hooked a Small Generator to the plane but officials doubted it would be sufficient to Cool the huge ship. Really cooking they must really be cooking out there now one police officer said As the fierce desert Sun climbed higher and sent the temperature to 102 with 95 per cent humidity. Sheik Mohamed bin Rashid defense minister of the United Arab emirates went on Board to negotiate shortly after the plane arrived. But there were no apparent results and the terrorists refused to allow the women and children to de plane. However food and water for All the occupants was Piil aboard. The body of the woman Hijacker was carried off the place shortly after it arrived with 123 passengers and a Crew of 22 after a 3,000 mile nine hour flight from Amsterdam. Purser Hurt. An airline official said the grenade went off As the terrorists took Over the plane.30min utes after Purser Yoshihisa Hiyashi la 27, injured by the blast while serving Champagne to passengers bul his condition was not believed serious. Jal s London office said Yone of the three male terrorists might be a japanese but we re not sure. Earlier reports indicated they were members of the sek gun or red army a fanatical japanese leftist Organiza Tion. ,.Dubai police reported that the hijackers claimed to be ecuadorian nationals but officers said All negotiations were con ducted in arabic. During the flight Over Europe the hijackers indicated they were figh of Flag for the palestinian cause. They first tried to have the Jet land at Beirut but permission was refused. Then they flew to Basra Iraq but the runway was too Short. At Bahrain on the persian Gulf they again were refused Landing permission and headed for Dubai. Torino s woman Driver showing a dented car to the garage attendant look the and a s been acting up Cony Rasht

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