Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - May 19, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA, SUNDAY, MAY 19, 1974
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SLA Leader DeFreeze, Three Others Identified
Newsdealer and, finally, revolu- spokesman replied, “I hope so.” Hearst tionary. She was considered the1 The spokesman declined to
’marshal of the was identified dead
ileal mc urn wa.-, awn ca* ^LA was y multi-racial group Oft T" ” ,
tremelv apprehensive about the about 25 hard-core militant men whereal>°uts of whereabouts” of their eldest and women. The death of De- “We’re working
LOS ANGELES < AFO -paper heiress Patricia
was not among the five victims c, . , i , , , „ ...
of a shootout between Sym- thc"re,lclan of th(; Sl-A and was speculate whether Miss Hearst,
bio ne se Liberation Army !bel‘eve(* to hav(1 written many who had renounced her family members and police, the I 0s rnandestos. an(i pledged allegiance to the
coroner said Saturday. But Don Miss Soltysik, 29, was believed I SLA, could be with other sus-
ald DeFreeze. self-styled field *° b(‘ a co-leader of the group, j peeted SIv\ members still at
terrorist group. Wolfe, 23, the son of a Pennsyl-jlarge.
as one of the van*a anesthesiologist, became) William Taylor Harris, 29, his
a political activist while study- wife. Emily, 27, and an uniden-A spokesman for the Hearsts inK a* Berkeley. They were both tificd woman had been sought said at their home in Hills- white. after the shootout at the sport-
borough, Calif., that the family Cuts Deeply ing goods store Thursday,
was “certainly relieved” to Authorities have said that the A police sP°kesman said Mere hear the news but was still “ex- SLA was a multi-racial group of wfre nt° s0^ leads as to tho
,—: *------u-‘“- the Harrises.
on that infor-
daughter, who was kidnaped by Freeze, Mrs. Perry and the mat'on we have, which at this ; the SLA lr eh. 4. others cuts deeply into their top *s r«dhcr sketchy, he
Los Angeles Coroner Thomas ranks. said.
Noguchi said four of the five ironically, their deaths were Mi®s LHearst als0 is being
victims had been identified as not triggered by overt rebellion ^ authorities on a feder-
jsuspected members of the SLA. against the government which warrant naming her as a ma j He said tho f.fth victim, it they said They wan™ to Tver- ,crial witness to an SLA bank woman, had not been identified throw by armed revolution but rohkery in San Francisco last
by a simple case of common month She was filmed during
thievery — the shoplifting of a robbery holding a rifle, but
pair of 49-cent socks was no* known if she was act-
“ Extensive comparative stu- The petty theft at a .sporting mg under duress.
dies have excluded Miss Pa- goods store in nearby Inglewood others photographed in
tricia Hearst as the one white Thursday touched off one of the Mdup ~ DeFreeze, Mrs. female victim who remains un- California’s largest-over man- *,err>'. Miss Soltysik and Camil-j identified. he said. hunts, ending 24 hours later !** tiall were charged with
j Asked if he was sure Miss with 500 heavily armed police-;bank robbery-Hearst was not among the five /men and FBI agents laying Woman Held
dead persons, Noguchi said: siege to a yellow stucco house in _ .. .. . ..
“That is definite. There was ro SOuth Los Angeles ce saic* Christine Johnson,
question about it. We could not 24. who lived in the house used
be mistaken.” I Members at Large by the SLA members for their
The coroner said X-rays and Asked whether the Friday Friday, was booked Sat-
dental charts were used to night shootout that led to the urc*ay f°r investigation of har-
make sure Miss Hearst was not deaths of the five would put the boring and concealing for anemone of the dead He said the SLA out qf operation, a police (Continued: Page 3, Col. 2.)
unidentified female was foo 111 .............--.......—........
I badly burned to determine A • I I • Cl/*/
height and weight and that mod , ll * Wpr f ,r//T|PS ^ tudlGC] ical examiners were trying to / \^l IIIivw WIMWIWV
identify her bv bone structure
but was not Miss Hearst. No Mistake
By Impeachmenf Panel
Gazette leased Wires 1 self, if he suffers them to per-
WASHINGTON-The evidence with imP^ty high
A police spokesman with Noguchi at the news conference
said all five of the victims ap-; ____________________________
patently were wearing gas | d . ., . iudlciarv immes or m#f,emeanurs asalnst
masks at the time of their pm>en, t0 the, h0UbC JUd'C,ar* the United States, or neglects J deaths committee in its im|teachment to superintend their conduct, so
He said that, in addition to proceedings so far raises the as to check their excesses On i DeFreeze. other victims were question: “Is a President re- the constitutionality of the decency Ling Perry, Patricia sponsible for the conduct of his Aration I have no manner of ■ Mizmoon” Soltysik and WH- subordinates?” liam Wolfe. The answer, at least in the
Police said an identification minds of the 38 members of the |
Icard belonging to Miss Hearst I committee, could be an imperiled been found in the burned- tant factor in deciding whether) out remains of the house but they recommend the impeach-said they didn t believe that she ment of President Nixon. had ever been in the bouse. For four days now they have crimes. Seven others have been
I The house caught fire in the been given a detailed presenta indicted by the Watergate grand course of the shootout Friday, lion of evidence centering more jury and are awaiting trial,
night, collapsing in flames. The on former White House aides The committee resumes its inbodies were se badly charred than on Nixon. qUjry Tuesday, still behind
that the process of identifying The activities of more than closed doors, hut the White
a score ol the people around House drumbeat of criticism
Nixon have been traced through lover the way the committee is the Watergate breakin, the coy* J conducting its probe will proba-
Ten former Nixon administration or re-election campaign committee officials have pleaded guilty to or been convicted of
the victims was delayed. “Cinque”
DeFreeze, a 30-year-old black
also known as “( Marshal Cinque.”
! cognized leader-sf I the terrorist group, described bv law
ir-up, the collecting of money eneral Field and its payment to Watergate was the re defendants, the senate Water* okesman of gate committee and grand jury He has been investigations, and the trials reenforcement suiting from it all.
officials as a lonely outcast who 'was obsessed with guns and ba l .been in and out of prison since his first arrest at the age of 14 Mrs. Perry. 26. white, was a former Barry Coldwater for President c a rn p a 1 g ii worker turned English literature major ;iL Berkeley, topless blackjack
This is a big weekend f 0 r commencements in the Cedar Rapids area Mi. Mercy and University of Iowa commencements were Saturday; Coe, Cornell and Prairie high sc lion I commencements are today. The list of Prairie graduates can be found on page SA today; Mt Mercy graduates and pictures are on pages 24 and 25A today. Coe, Cornell and I of I. pictures will be carried iii Mon dav’s Gazette.
The failure of the evidence to involve Nixon directly has heartened his supporters and led to comments that the committee is finding nothing that could lead to his impeachment
The idea that a President can he impeached for acts of fiis subordinates is by no means universally accepted on the house committee.
The basis for such ail article, of impeachment was spelled out by James Madison, who had as much to do as anyone w 11 Ii drafting the impeachment provision iii the Constitution.
In the first congress, arguing for the r ight of a President to
bly result this week in a de
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Today s Index
fin' member? branch as we said “I think it sary that the Ii <1 v e the I from office
the executive hire them, he
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Prank Nve's Political Notes
Now York Stocks
Record Reviews Farm
Around the Town Travel
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iii ii peculiar maimer, responsible for their conduct, and sub jcct him to impeachment hun
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Kissinger Wins Over Both Sides
Rain-Making Finally Told By Pentag on
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WASHINGTON - The air force used rain-making as a 1 I weapon in the Vietnam war, fly-JERUSALEM (AP ^Secretary iing 2,602 clou(1 ceding sorties to of Stale Kissinger scored an ap- Pro^onS monsoon rainfall and parent breakthrough Saturday jb.?K f,own N°rth Vietnamese in-in his bid to separate Israeli and I ^a^on roiHes to South Viet-Syrian armies by getting an J nam» according to a Pentagon American proposal tentatively ^0( umenU accepted by both sides. The top secret operation was
The turnabout from an im-j carried on for six years during [lending impasse developed at a 'the March-November monsoon 3’,i-hour meeting with Syrian|seaswi from 1907 to 1972 at a President Assad in Damascus, cost of about $3.6 million a year.
The testimony also revealed that former Defense Secretary Laird has apologized to congress for having categorically denied two years ago that rain-making efforts had been going on, pleading ignorance of the operation.
Laird said that he had “never
Kissinger then flew' to Jerusalem to report to the Israeli negotiating team.
Following a two-hour session.
Israeli Information Minister Shi-! mon Peres said: “We have already accepted the American proposals, and so have the!
“Significant progress has been made in these talks. The aPproved it and that he had Syrians are rather receptive to understood that it had not taken the American ideas and princi- P^ace under former President pics.” Johnson.
“ Two or Three Days” The cloud-seeding program
He Sc'iid the Israeli govern- vv°Kb defense officials said in-ment expected that “in two or Ut‘ased local rainfalls up to 30 three days” an agreement se- P^‘rcenU was the first known use parafing the opposing forces in weather warfare in military the Golan Heights “will be de- history, cided finally.” Results are not fully known,
Informed Israeli sources said but the Pentagon believes it the main thrust of the latest may have increased normal developments was the introduce- rainfall as much as 30 percent tion of an American proposal j in limited areas and helped slow that was more acceptable to the flow of supplies along the Syria than a plan offered by its Ho Chi Minh trail.
A Pentagon summary of the operation was given to a closed meeting of a senate foreign relations subcommittee on oceans and interna- , initial environment March 20. \ The transcript was declassified by the defense depart- I ment and made public Saturday.
After an initial test in Laos in 1966. the rain making operation
The sources said the Anteri-1 can proposal differed little from1 the Israeli plan but involved) handing back “a few more villages and a bit more territory.”
They said Israel apparently now was willing to give Syria | civil administration for the j whole of Quneitra, the war-ravaged provincial capital in the Golan Heights, instead of was carried out in parts of only the eastern third of the Laos. Cambodia, North Vietnam town. and South Vietnam, according
All the relinquished territory to the summary, would be part of ji United Na- pentagon officials told the
tions buffer zone, the infor- committee the operation was
maids said. approved by the secretary of
Kissinger Staying defense with the knowledge of
the White House, and by the Royal Lao government as part of the interdiction effort alongl
Peres said tho American proposal involved a guarantee of
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1 the supply trails.
SYDNEY, Australia (AP) Prime Minister Gough Whit lam refused to claim victory today! in Australia’s national elections
Miss Illinois Is Miss U.S.A.
NIAGARA FALLS, N Y. (AP)
- Miss Illinois, Karen Morrison. . .. , , u; .
a 5 fool IO'j imh. blur eyed'^P1 cail> ie,ums wh,ch blonde, was named Miss USA showed his Labor party with a for 1974 Saturday night. slender lead.
Bombings Prompt Irish To Ask Return of U.N. Force
Gflz°fle Photo bv Tom Morrvman
Melanne Schut+erle, 17, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Schutterle, Norway, was crowned queen of the Eastern Iowa Band festival Saturday. The parade and other activities went on despite interruptions from the rain. Other photos can be found on page 5B.
Winners in the band competition were as follows: Class A — West Dubuque, first; Prairie, second; Dyersville, third; Class B — Mt. Vernon, first; BGM, second; Wilton, third; Class C—Norway, first; Shellsburg, second; Dike, third.
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DUBLIN (AP) The government asked the United Nations Saturday to release more than 300 Irish soldiers from the Mid die East peacekeeping force to man border [Hists following the worst bombings iii almost five years of Irish sectarian feuding.
ll said tin* troops will he needed t«> man new checkpoints along the border with Northern Ireland to stop and search all cars driving into the Bepiiblic from the North.
Tho check|M)ints were part of ;m intensification of security along the 260 mile I Minier with Northern Ireland, the main seetie of the violence that spilhsl over into the Republic Friday, killing 28 persons and wounding
“Alter long and careful deliberation following yesterday’s bomb outrages, the government of Ireland feels that the exceptional strains ;it present im j posed on the Irish security forces make this step necessary,” the letter said.
The latest U N re|H>rt shows j that last Monday there wert* 323 Irishmen iii tin* U.N. Emergency 1 Force iii the Middle East
As Ireland counted the cost of the bombings, informed I sources said the government was expected to pre vs for tougher laws lignins! Irish Republican aum guerillas.
The IRA, lighting to drive the British from tin* North and unite Hie province with tla* Republic.]
At the UN., Irish Ambassador I was not blamed for Fridays! Lamoni! Kennedy telephoned j bombings, and also denied any! his government's retjuejrt to Sec- involvement in them. But many j rotai i General Knit Waldheim I Irishmen believes! it was the!
By Lawrence Altman
New York Timp* Service
NEW YORK Valium, a multipurpose drug unknown 15 years ;igo. has become the No. I prescribed drug in the United States and perhaps the world
The gray, yellow or blue [nils the color varies with the dose in the tablet have so broad a spectrum of medical uses and are so frequently prescribed I twit many Anteri cans are born and die with Valium in their lindies, and controversy has been raised about the extent of its use.
Last year, according to sources iii the drug industry, one in ll) Americans aged 18 and older took Valium at one time or another tor a wide variety of reasons, such as convulsions, alcoholism, sleep disorders, headaches, even painful sexual intercourse. But its use as a minor tranquilizer for symptoms of anxi cly accounted tor a large share of the estimated 57-
million prescriptions written last year.
Millions of people — government officials, businessmen, policemen, farmers, journalists. doctors, ‘among others keep the tranquillizer at hand to swallow in periods of stress.
f avored bv Athletes
Bather than take Valium re-periods, are advised by the doctor to take it as they feel it is needed to relieve their anxiety symptoms.
Many tense patients with heart disease take Valium av an adjunct to digitalis and other regular cardiac therapies.
Valium’s mysterious powers
A reformer is someone who wants his conscience to be your! guide. loevrluht
to act on the brain and thereby relax muscles has reportedly made it the drug that professional football players with charley horses and other muscle sprains take most
often. Other people take it to help relieve pain from back sprains and slipped disks.
Many obstetricians inject Valium into mothers’ veins in labor to help make delivery easier. Dentists often pre
scribe it to calm anxieties before they drill or pull teeth The drug’s phenomenal use lias led to controversies about such topics as;
The possible misuse of the doctors’ prescription pads The real costs, iii human and economic terms, that the disruptive effects of anxiety
impose upon the individual and society, and just where is the tradeoff between risk and benefit iii drug therapy to
keep people functioning.
The potential merits and dangers of treating a large
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