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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - June 23, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa High priority archaeology. Liu threatens history in Section b Alpowa opens Friday schedules stories pictures in Section e Section a weather mostly sunny Joihn highs around 70. Fair tonight ions in the Low oils. City final 35 cents ck1mk Hai ids Iowa is. Nday Jaxk 21074 ass aria tel Phass 1. I a Kwh York times . Denies so Pentagon chief opposed Aid to Israel Washington a allegations that Secretary of state Washington a Secre tary of defense Schlesinger resisted sending planes and tanks badly needed by Israel in the Early lays of the 1973 Middle East War according to a new biography of Henry Kissinger. Contained in Kissinger writ ten by lbs correspondents mar Vin and Bernard Kalb. An excerpt was printed in the new York times sunday Magazine. The Book which will be published in fun l l by Little Brown Kissinger and Schlesinger.,p,. Ii , made secret nuclear saturday denied the re mrs i c sum i1 arrangements with soviet Lead �n.h, i 11 e or laT.1 was Only ice re plated a a cars in 1972 Are totally without Sjef Jedi Lis to de it Wil l rdc s from pc Sidcot Merit or any foundation whats i a. " Nixon that the Ever the state department Israel was reeling from the Arab attack hoping to avoid said saturday. There arc no secret arrange meals of any kind Robert an Derson the department spokes Man told newsmen in disputing reports suggesting the russians were allowed to build More missile launchers than Congress had been led to believe was permissible under the .-Soviei Accord. Reliable senator Jackson a Wash. F critic of the administration s negotiating strategy had supported the allegations As being re liable and Accord ing to one account the 950 sea based missiles allowed the soviet Union were raised to 1,020 while the . Total was lowered from 710 to 656. Following a meeting with the Senate foreign relations commit tee Friday Kissinger was asked about Jackson s comment and said that View must be based on a misapprehension of the negotiations by some of the wit Senate majority Leader mans Field told reporters saturday he had been satisfied with Kis Singer s explanation in the closed door committee meeting. Meanwhile r e p. Wiley m a y lie a Iowa saturday called for new agreements with the russians to limit multiple warheads and reduce the Over All arms expenditures by the . And Russia. Mayne speaking at the Veter ans of foreign wars state convention said the soviets Are making much faster Progress than expected in weapons and technology not covered by the 1072 abm treaty and interim agreements. Unless they can be persuaded not to exploit their full Poten t i a Lwe arc headed for a costly arms race said Mayne. He said the russians know the contractor delayed at a Tim Absi a Cito begin a counter further . Alienation of the Arab states. Excerpt printed the account of american involvement in the 1973 War continued Pagos col. 6. Continued Page 3, col. A mayors take no stand on watergate san Diego Calif. A the Leader of the nation s May ors said saturday the impasse in Washington could be resolved by the immediate resignation 01 impeachment of president Nix on but his colleagues refuse a to formally embroil themselves in watergate politics. Democratic mayor Roy mar in of Norfolk va., said a pro longed t r i a l of the president would be disastrous for the a Ion and particularly for critical Urban legislation stalled in the Congress. Martin who said he was t endorsing impeachment or res nation made his comments during a news conference open no the 42nd annual meeting of he u. S. Conference of mayors if which he is president. He said a critical l a c k of leadership f r o m Washington could be resolved by either immediate impeachment and conviction resignation or for get but when the conference ses tons formally began o t h e r mayors apparently thought it Iest to avoid the controversy. Vith scant debate the a Solu ions committee killed t h r e e proposed measures dealing with create and related matters. One would have asked con Gress to write a strict Legal def attack. The Kalbs say their Book is based on interviews with most of the major participants High officials and other informed sources plus scrutiny of Avail Able records Public and Pri vate. The following account is taken from the excerpts in the times Magazine Kissinger Felt double crossed by the russians at the outset o f i the War in View of agreements promising to inform the . Of any threat to the soviet Effort he also was angry because the massive soviet Supply Effort at the beginning of the War indicated the russians must have calculated they could have both detente and War. Kissinger s original strategy to avoid provoking the arabs with a Large scale Ameri can Supply Effort and he Sharec he common Assumption thai Srael could quickly repulse the Arab attack. When that did not prove out Kissinger began working to get Rochester a loadings up tel Prioto lid for Israel planes and tanks. Particularly but Early on the morning of oct. 8, 48 hours after the out break of fighting the Book says Schlesinger refused even to Illow israeli planes to pick up ammunition and spare parts in he United states. Political Power Kissinger cleared this up later Bat morning but acknowledged israeli ambassador Simcha Umnitz he could get Only two phantom jets released for the wish state. When the defense department reluctantly said it might allow phantoms to go to Israel Initz indicated to Kissinger he Ould invoke the political Power River water at Rochester minn., was slowly receding saturday and some of the 100 persons who had been driven from their Homes by the High water were return ring. The Zumbro River crested at five feet above flood level Friday and the National weather service said it was receding saturday. Ten fires blamed on arsonists Spokane Wash. A flames broke out at the Villa twelve fires erupted in Spokane i Nova apartments the North and its suburbs saturday and officials of three fire depart ments said at least 10 of them were the work of arsonists. The most serious destroyed a three Story apartment building Leav ing about 60 persons homeless. Within a 6 /2-hour period Side building automotive Ware House distributors inc., and Gung to restaurant. Wooden shed fires also struck a motorcycle distributorship a truck distributorship two parked cars for of Neutral party should review tapes three parked trucks and a wooden shed in a suburban officials said a total of seven trucks were damaged. Spokane fire chief Alfred o Conner said it was not known whether the fires were the work of the same arsonist. It s still too Early to say whether these Are All related o Conner said. They Are All under eleven trucks answered the pre Dawn three alarm Call for assistance at the apartment building a Brick Structure perched on a Steep Hillside at the Western Edge of the City s key locations a two alarm Call came from the building Supply continued Page 3, col. 2. Contents. Monterey Calif. Awhile ruling himself out of ice president Ford suggested is Ucli a Job Ford said an in on saturday that an ind Epen a dependent listener could Iron downtown area. Com Nav Dent third party might listen to out alleged discrepancies be a flames began in the base � pin a he watergate tapes and make Ween the transcripts released it. O Connor said shortly the quonset hut Structure loan unbiased transcript of their Iby the White House and those of to r pm a noon remnants catch across from an empty fire warehouse when the apartment alarm was received. Damage there was contained to a loading Dock and door. But soon after the apartment was reported in flames Crews were dispatched to the restau rant where a set Blaze dam aged a doorway and trash con Tainer. City arson investigator capt. Paul r. Nolan said. As firemen struggled there flames broke out in an Auto Mobile parked 50 feet away. A apparatus at that Point with All the City s fire apparatus shifted to hospitals take note Man to watch out for by Gary Peterson what do hospitals in Cedar rapids Molina 111., and Bill Ings mont., have in common the answer a Man who Calls himself or. James Rob erts and he s not your average sort of doctor. Without a doubt Many other hospitals in the country have heard of or. James Rob erts and each May have the same Story in to l l about him. Hospitals beware the Man is a con Man and a very adept one and not in i Ordi nary Kunse. Drugs arc he object of his con according to local physicians. This particular con is not new but it is Seldom Hoard of and bears a Ira look name syndrome. Tin of l lowing is i lie Story related by or. Roberts to is. Luke s Hosp i to l personnel Anil a l Landing physicians and inc i r realious to him. L in arrived al Hie Emer gency room by ambulance in late May complaining of pain indicative of kidney problems. R o u t i n e tests indicated blood in his urine and he was admitted. Though stories varied slightly from person to person or. Roberts said he was a Provost at the University of the West indies and most recently had completed a commencement speaking engagement in Couver . Lie said he was re turn ing to the West indies when he suffered a kidney a t tack and the plane on which he was r id ing made an emergency Landing at Cedar rapids so he could seek medical help. Complaining of intense pain or. Roberts said lie was Aller Gic to morphine and Ilmand Ril 151 i l l Grams of Demenil a pain i l ler that is addictive. Doctors said 1511 milligrams is i l l l l l l l l Tell c ill 111 1-1111 1 disc. He was a pal i i i i l at Hie hos p i l a l for Ihrck Days during which l Ime he was administered several shots and tests. On his second Day he received tragic news Iha t his grandmother had died. He checked out on the third Day arranging w i t h the Hospital to Bil l him in the West indies. He also look w i the him some $70 which had been collected in help pay for his unscheduled t r i p Home. He promised to repay the Money. Ii was not u n t i l two or three Days a f t e r the patient s de Par to re tha i the con became Eviden t. One of the women involved in Hie collection of the $70 for or. Roberts t r i p to i he West indies. Mrs. Hurley Hay Salt was a t Leml ing a Church meet ing in lies monies. There a minister from Ilav i Nonni t Iclal cd a Story Ali Oil n Provost from the University it the West indies who was hospitalized in i Loline with n kid Ney ailment. On lop of t h a t. Ins grand Mother in Hie West indies died and c f f o r l s were under Way to raise some funds to he would be Able to at tend the to neral. Mrs. Rassell suspected the worst and made a Call to mrs. Kingsley i Rani in Cedar rapids. Mrs. Grant told her husband or. Gram who had had occasion to Visi t w i t h the patient. Or. Irani not i f red or. Percy Harris also a frequent vis i Lor w i the the a t Ien t during his s Lay at st. Luke s. Or. Harris called Hie Moline Hospital to f ind Mil if they did in fact have a or. James Kobers As a a t Ien t thu i. They did and or. Harris had his Call transferred to i he patient room and and talked w i t h him. Harris was told tha t or. Huberts had had another at tack and tin plane was forced to land in Molino. Tin Call apparently for igl i l Chi in the. Patient. He let the Hospital vital soul paying. L i e la ter showed up in Hill Ings ing i same continued Page a col. I from Corners i station was heavily damaged. As the fire was being fought the second car burst into flames on the same Street. Meanwhile 1 developed by the House Judici Werc stil1 f Larin j a r y committee which is con of the building ducting impeachment hearings1 All evacuated on president Nixon. Apartment m a n a e r Dale meanwhile Spokane Valley Neutral party i Kuder said All residents a fire department Crews were Dis ,. J Paren t by were evacuated from patched to what of f Icia is said perhaps we have to have a j t h c year old Structure. But were arson fires at a truck Dis third or Neutral party take the o Connor said firemen planned j tribute worship. In the same area tapes and get transcripts Froni to search the part ial by caved in the motorcycle shop was set Ford told a news Confer i building. Aflame. Damage there was con enee Here where he is spending t la apartment Blaze was fined to smoke and water a golfing weekend " classified As possible arson. No a Blaze handled by suburban i Nii l t e l l Vii How it inn Lei dam age of climate a s available. Fire distr in t to n n n i i i i r t I but Kuder said a remo-1 wooden shed and f Ive hogs in work nut l Ion t t h Ink it s air j i i.,. De l ing project including f ire Side. The shed fire ten to t ively to sure there can be if we Jose o completion. City officials also said a from a f i to s to t Ion a r s o n i s t s set tire to a parked away were f ight ing an Semi truck and a two ton t Ruck f i re at the automotive. 1 parked in a d i f f e r e n t location j Des Moines a pres ident Nixon has declared the state of Iowa a Federal disaster idea Dick Gilbert an aide to gov. Ray said saturday. Gilbert said Federal officials arc in Iowa and would set up centers throughout the s t a t e monday afternoon. He said the first Center would probably be in Ankeny which was hit by a Tornado tuesday night. Disaster officials Ray met with Federal disaster officials in Kansas City Friday and told them he wanted a fed eral disaster declaration right away said Gilbert. Ray was told the declaration would be issued within 24 hours added Gilbert. The governor had initially re Quested that 36 counties which had been hit by severe storms during much of May and. Into june be declared disaster areas. In a letter to president Nixon june 7, Ray cited Large scale flooding in portions of East Central and Southeastern Iowa. At that time Ray said total damage in the 36 counties amounted to $12,566,361. Dam age to agricultural land was placed at $9 million. Just a week later Ray asked hat six additional counties be added to the list As heavy Rains continued to flood the state. Two dead last tuesday torn adic winds swept through Central Iowa having two Ankeny residents dead and causing extensive damage to businesses residences and farmsteads. Destructive winds of up to 85 Miles an hour lashed through " astern Iowa thursday night and Friday strewing debris Over wide areas and causing one death. Severe weather again plagued North Central Iowa Friday night and saturday resulting in two electrocutions and one drown no Dollar estimate has been made on damage caused by storms last week. Gilbert said a total of 46 coun ties were included in the Federal disaster list. However he said it was Possi ble that not All of the counties would qualify for Federal disaster Relief and a list of those which do qualify would be is sued monday. Look around hard enough some a units one who would do it As an unblock dependent objective arson the new York times reported Friday t h a t judiciary committee transcripts of some of the watergate tape recordings d i f f e r extensively and in Many cases s Ign i f i can t by from the edited versions m a d e Public by the while House. Top . Mediator Calls meeting on nurse strike sax Fli Ansco -

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