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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - May 29, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Weather— Cloudy, chutier of rain I bi olith Thursday. Low tonight In low (ills. High Thursday In 70s. VOLUME \U NI MBER 140 OW ti tm * CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 1074 CITY FINAL 15 CENTS ASSOCIATED PRESS, UPI, NEW YORK TIMES St. Clair Ie J:1.00?15 Seen‘ D •    . u* I Discharge at Reject high Coralville Up Court Test WASHINGTON (Alo - President Nixon's Watergate lawyer says the supreme court should not intervene in the legal battle over White House tapes. By Ford Clark CORALVILLE — Johnson | county was grimly preparing (Wednesday for major flooding due to increased discharge from the Coralville reservoir. Civil defense officials in Johnson county said they were informed by the army corps of engineers at Rock Island that I he James St. ( lair said Tuesday discharge rate would be in-that the dispute over tapes sub- creased to at least 10,000 cubic poenaed by special prosecutor feet per second (cfs) Wednes-Leon Jaworski should be decid- day. cd by the U. S. court ol appeals The corps warned two to four before any involvement of the inches of additional rainfall is supreme court. Jaworski has predicted over the next 48 hours asked the high court to step into jn the watershed feeding Coralville. In the case. “Not Short-Cutted” Discussing Jaworski’s supreme court request with importers, St. Clair said: “Cases that are concerned with constitutional issues ought to be carefully considered by the courts, and I think it would be appropriate that these matters not beirut.' r short-cutted.” that event, rate of dis-; charge could be increased out of necessity to 12,000 or 13,000 cfs; | equal the discharge rate of 1969 when flooding occurred on Dubuque street in Iowa City. Even at the 10,000 cfs rate, considerable flooding is anticipated in the Izaak Walton-addition in southern (Kissinger Gains Big Concession JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Friday, and the lighting is to and Syria wrapped up a separ- stop and prisoners on both sides at ion of forces agreement. Wed- freed at that time. (nesday after Secretary ot State1 But Nixon said, “Achieving a Kissinger gained a major Israeli J permanent peace settlement for | concession on Palestinian gueril- the entire Mid-East area” is still la attacks.    jn the future. Sources close to Kissinger said “There are many difficulties i Israel agreed to the terms of! ahead,” he said. tho agreement after the U.S    Fritted    Kissinger promised to support Israel in    * (the U.N. Security Council should Nixon praised Kissinger who Israel retaliate across the cease-1 worked for the settlement and fire line against any Arab guer- said he has sent messages to ilia attacks from Syria.    the Israeli and Syrian govcrn- Syrian President Assad had ments praising their states-rcfused to act against Palestin- manship. ian guerilla groups in Syria. The agreement probably Simultaneously    rl(,;irs the way for a presidential visit — possibly quite soon the Middle East area. Iowa City. He said he would so advise Wednesday morning, Johnson the court on Thursday.    county sheriff’s deputies were A U. S. district court has i patrolling affected areas south j ruled that Nixon must surrender of Iowa City, warning residents! the tapes and St. Clair asked 0f possible serious Hood condi-: the appeals court last Friday to lions. overturnthe ruling.    The    reservoir    has    a    maximum On the same day, Jaworski elevation of 712 feet above sea’ asked the supreme court to as- level. By mid-morning, the level I - UPI Telephoto GOVERNOR DALE BUMPERS flashes a victory smile as he greets supporters in Little Rock after ousting Sen. J. William Fulbright in the Arkansas Democratic primary. At the right is Bumpers' wife, Betty, and at the left his daughter, Brooke. (Fulbright photo on picture page.) was 707.75, or 78 percent of capacity. The magnitude of the problem is indicated by input at the res-standing at j sumo jurisdiction, which would mean bypassing the appeals court. “Play Tapes ’ St. Clair said Wednesday he ervoir currently would have no objection to the some 11,000 cfs. playing in public of the taped Arrangements for emergency; presidential conversations held housing were being made in thej^'^ bv the house judiciary commit- event families are forced to tce    (evacuate. St. Clair also said he favors The Johnson civil defense office was receiving calls from residents Wednesday morning inquiring about the availability of sandbags. Officials in Washington county increased Coralville Bumpers Primary Clobbers Fulbright in Morse Wins in Oregon The announcement on the disengagement, made simulta-jneously in Washington, Jerusalem and Damascus, came on (the 32nd day of Kissinger’s current peace mission. President Nixon said in Washington that “what was a major ; j roadblock to any permanent settlement has now been removed.” He said prospects for a permanent Middle East peace ] now are “better than they | have been at any time over the past 25 years.” to White House officials have said Nixon plans to go to Israel and several Arab capitals, including Egypt. This could take place as quickly as late next week, administration sources said this afternoon. The Mid-East trip now is expected to be before and separate from Nixon’s Moscow summit trip in late June. The Egyptian government hailed the Israeli-Syrian agreement as another victory for the By Associated Press Fast-rising political newcomer Bumpers ran away November. Both scored easy victories over token primary Dale Bumpers ran away with; °PP°s‘ti0n. the Arkansas Democratic son*-1 Just four years ago, Bumpers torial nomination and ended the had been a school board career of J. W. Ful- member and city attorney in bright, one of the leading Charleston, Ark., a town of powers in American foreign pol- 1,500. But in 1970 he upset mittee chairman will be 74-year-old John Sparkman (I)-Ala.) a consistant supporter of Nixon administration military budgets and a backer of foreign aid since the Truman days. Arabs that means another uni-Israeli and Syrian command- lateral Israeli withdrawal from ers will sign the pact in Geneva some captured Arab territory. -An official said it is “a gain and Johnson administration in    J.    II    I    ; an added strength to the Arabs, early years, voting in favor of    I    IwClT    Informed    U.    N. the J964 Gulf of Tonkin resolu- KH is Four of I, In New York, a U. N. spokes- Robbery Ring tfw tion war. But Sparkman cannot serve making public all the Watergate evidence received so far by the committee in its impeachment inquiry and the opening of future sessions of the committee. in 1970 he iCV    former    six-term Gov. Orval j as chairman of two major corn ute two-term Arkansas gover-jFaubus in the Democratic pri-.mittees and must decide nor ran up almost a 2-to-l victo- mary and went on to oust in- whether to continue to head the ry margin Tuesday over Ful-cumbent Republican Gov.(senate banking committee or bright, who has been chairman Winthrop Rockefeller.    move    to    foreign    relations. of the powerful senate foreign Assuming instant status Asked in a television interrelations committee for J5jamong the nation’s Democratic view Wednesday about his loss The committee is considering said the    ... public release of much of the discharge    rate will compound cears evidence, but there has been no problems    already being expcri-    Morse    Winning    _    I,-Hors proposal (or a public airing of meed in the English river area: At the sam(, time Bumpers one oHhe rinsing new faces ' the tapes.    ...    . Key Conversation Although it has been turned down in most of its requests for tapes, the committee has 19 tapes that were obtained from the special prosecutor s office. there. American Woman Is Kidnaped in Ethiopia WASHINGTON (UPI! - The 'state department said Wednes-that was streaking onto the national scene, 73-year-old Wayne Morse was winning the Democratic senatorial nomination for a political comeback in Oregon. Mi rse, who like Fulbright was a leading senate critic of I' S. Vietnam policy, will meet Sen .evident. Robert Packwood in the fall.! Smiling, but including a March 21, 1973, con- flay that a search is underway venation between Nixon and;”' northern Ethiopia for an former White House counsel American woman, Deborah john Dean    '    Dortzbech, 24. who was kid- That tape, in which Nixon and naped from a missionary hospi- Dean discussed payments to la* rw*,h0,.u ...u,,h. 'publican nomination. keep convicted Watergate bur- Mrs. Dort/bech, whose home glar Howard Hunt quiet, has is near Philadelphia, was ab- In Kentucky, another OI the become a focal point of the im- ducted Monday by tour armed Democratic new faces, Gov. peachment inquiry. Nixon also men who forced their way into; Wendell Ford, won the partv s claims that he first learned of the American Evangelical hospi- nomination to challenge Retire Watergate cover-up during tai. that conversation. The committee is scheduled to vote Thursday on several Issues, including the release of evidence and the opening of future hearings. New Subpoenas The committee also is preparing to I -.sin' new subpoenas lur i Packwood, who ousted Morse minted, Fulbright told cheering after 24 years in the senate in supporters, their faces tear-1968, was unopposed for the Re- streaked: “To you who are dis- * that spurred major Ameri-j 1^1 I I & f WU/ KS I    man said the U. S. had in- can involvement in the Vietnam D    .    D    r ’on ' th world ho civ that Israel and Syria had agreed to disengage their forces on the He said later that he regret- GIM BEND, Ariz. (UPI) — Golan Heights front, ted that vote, which he said Desert heat killed at least four u. S. Ambassador John Scab was based on false informa- I members of an alleged band of (in formed Secretary-General tion, and emerged during the thieves searching for brass shell Waldheim of the agreement, late 1960s as an increasingly casings and other valuable! Final agreement came at an outspoken critic of the Ameri- metal on a desolate air force j israeli cabinet meeting after a can role in Vietnam.    gunnery range authorities re-    day of last-minute telephone Nixon’s Vietnamization policy    ported Tuesday    consultations with Damascus on governors    and    winning re-elec-    compared    to    the Morse victory, ajso drew Fulbright’s wrath for    Searchers combed the Gila    minor details. The agreement tion    in    1972,    Bumpers was    re-    Fulbright    said:    ,wbat he said was its uncertain-    Ben<* ran8e Wednesday looking    ends the 79-day-old war of attrist    “He’s a very able man, and    ties. With the Vietnam experi-    f°r a fifth person believed dead    tion that broke out on the Golan besides he hasn’t been to Wash-    ence in the background, Ful-    or dying in the 120-degree heat.    Heights sewn atter the October ington lately. This is somewhat bright became the senate’s most A survivor was hospitalized in Yoni Kippur war ended. a reflection of throw-evcrybody-influential advocate of limiting!critical condition.    A    military disengagement “I must be easily deceived «hat s-in Washington out, be- U. S. commitments abroad and There were at least 20 persons agreement between Syria and because at no time did I detect cause they (voters) are dissa* curtailing foreign aid.    j in the band, the FBI said, in- Israel would follow the military such    an    overwhelming majority    tiSfjecj with Washington. I think    ,,p#m ■ . T ...    eluding seven who were held on    disengagement already ncgo- for    the    governor. Fulbright    jfs partly that, but I wouldn't    ^    charges of theft of government    tinted between Israel and Egypt said    after the landslide became    want t0' take anything away    Bumpers, unknown before he    property, seven who were held    ln January and be a major step from Bumpers’ personal sue-    beat I aubus and Rockefeller in    without charge, the four dead,    toward eventual peace in the clearly disap-; cess.’    the gubernatorial race four the hospitalized survivor and at area. years ago. thanked his cam* ‘Easily Deceived’’ President Truman dismissed Fulbright as an “overeducated paign workers and told them, Oxford S O B.’’ when the then appointed this evening, I urgejsenatp freshman proposed that you to continue to struggle forjth^. president resign after the have consistently been very (Continued: Page 3. Col. 4.) peace and reason in all public affairs. I pledge to that I will.” publican Sen. Marlow Cook in His likely successor as com Ulster Strike Called Off In said London, Wilson political sources was desperate!} power sharing should continue in the embattled BELFAST (AP) — The Prot-and I have the firm support of estant extremist Ulster my colleagues on this,” he said. Workers’ Council Wednesday; Rees said a “short-term solu- anxious that suspended the 15-day-old strike tion” to the constitutional crisis .    .    .    that paralyzed Northern Ire- would be for civil servants to province    ,    . more tapes, despite Nixon s ^ * j land's economy and brought-run the provincial government, When the coalition took office cl aration that he would| fine i down j|ie British province's gov- but eventually powersharing bv Jan. I. it was heralded as a po committee no more Watergate (,rnment    Protestants    and    Catholics would litical organ to end centuries of evidence    R«ni,hli    Jim    Smvth,    spokesman    for    be    “the    only    way out of the ‘feuding between Catholics and Both Democrats and Hipubli- .....   Mnrthn™    nmhipm *» Protestants in tin' six counties. our Republicans captured control ol you congress in 1946 Against Illusion Early in the Kennedy adminis-t r a t i o n Fulbright pled in vain against I', S. sponsorship! of the abortive Bay of Pigs invasion by anti Castro Cuban refugees. He remained friendly to the cans. meeting in .separate part} Tuesday, decided to o(Mng bv sn a ial because for caucuses support a request counsel John Door sp a a new comm it ti c met' subpoena at ing Thursday. Bipartisan support also is ex pel ted at the meeting for a let ter notifying Nixon he has failed It to ( poc “we don’t fee! any point in prolonging hardship.'’ the Jim Smyth, spokesman for I be “the only way the council, said strikers were Northern Ireland problem told to return to work    Cabinet Meeting    J    1,1    . there is    ma{or    t,nd He spoke    as Prime    Minister    back    to Harold Wilson prepared to meet peace plan ...... with his cabinet to discuss ways One solution [Ult    he    left open the    possi i I y    solve    the    crisis in    Northern    son under th that unless    their demands werejlrt>1.lnd>    pr(lin|)ted by thl, resig- mct the strike will begin again.,    Tuesday of Protestant ,w,      ^as    ^een    sujptMCfl*    members of Chief Minister to comply with a previous sub called off completely, he said. Brian Faulkner’s “Exec utive,” poena arid calling his attention! Smyth said there would be athepr to the constitutional authority phased return to work, and that on which the committee’s im heavy industry could not rc-peachment inquiry is based. sumo until Monday because suf* A party split is shaping up Relent power would not be over two other issues duo to he j available until then. However, considered at the meeting - the council sent some utility the committee should workers hack to work Wednes-evidcncc in open or day. it aw its downfall as a perhaps fatal set* Britain’s elaborate iv rulable to \\ il-son under me Constitution Aet of 1973 would bo for Britain to nominate a caretaker govern* (Continued: Page 3, Col. 7.) Boy, 11, Nabbed For a 20-Cent Armed Robbery Cedar Rapids Newt— An 11-year-old bov has been charged with robbery with aggravation for allegedly holding ti knife to tin' throat of another Saturday and taking 20 Todays Index Comics TD Crossword 71) Daily Record SA Deaths 3A Editorial Features BA Farm 8C Financial 81) Marion 2B Movies ......... 4C Society 10B-12B Sports ....... 1D-5D State 1C,2C Television 61) Want Ads I0D-13I) whether receive closed hearings (Continued Page md whether ('n! 8 I Toilers Chuckle Next to being shot at and missed, nothing is really quite as satisfying as an income tax refund.    coovnaM “Won't Negotiate In London, Britain’s administrator for Northern Ireland, Merlyn Recs, said Britain will negotiate only with elected representatives and not with the strike leaders. “I shall give no concessions or negotiations to jreoplo attempting to change the political situation in this way. That Is firm, provincial government. The strike suspension reversed early extremist pledges not to return to work until Wilson made his announcement on the provincial administration. Strike leaders wanted an end to Northern Ireland’s first attempt at sharing power between its Protestant majority and its Roman Catholic minoritv, The} got it. at least temporarily. Once Heralded Catholic members of the Executive refused to resign, but a British government statement said the provincial administration could not function without Brotel tants. Election Coverage With the primary election coming up next week. The Gazette starts today a series of stories on the candidates for nomination for the Second d strict congressional seat. Stories on the first two candidates can be found today on page 7B Others will be found on Thursday and Friday. Stories on the only two contests for Linn legislative seats can be found on pages SA and TJA. bu} cents. The bo} w us ai rusted W (‘dues day on the basis of a description furnished by 4he victim, (three friends and the victim’s I father. Police said the 11-year-old {suspect took a fishing knife. ,    .    , I from tho tacklo box (mood hv into law a bdl to create an Iowa and tv V a1 G. Corley MOINES (AP) * Ray Wednesday DES Rf beet - Gov signed the 10-year-old victim while a (group of four tons were lolling along Indian (’reek rear the Cedar Rapids Country dub The father of the victim located the youth later in a store. made hun return the money, and let him go The boys who witnessed tin robbery told police the suspect was drinking beer before the he took office department of (DOT i *— one priorities unci live years ago. The DOT bill was the first rd ll bills the governor gave lino approval a ; he scheduled sign mg ceremonies throughout the day Most Planning The governor had worked to least one person still missing.    13th    Shuttle The band apparently set up Kissinger paved the way for (camp during the weekend on (the Israeli decision with a dra-the sprawling range in south- matic and unexpected 13th shut-western Arizona, hottest part of tie to Damascus on two hours (the state.    ;notice Tuesday for a final talk The public is barred from the with Syrian President Assad, rerange because air force pilots turning after midnight. He met use it for target practice.    with Prime Minister Cobia Meir The FBI said seven persons and the Israeli negotiators into arrested Sunday had 1,242 the early morning hours and a pounds of shell casings — worth first Israeli cabinet meeting up to $600 at current prices for again sought further “clarifiea-serap brass in Phoenix. The loot tion included    live cannon shells that    Israeli radio reported that had not exploded on impact. \merican news-men accompany ( Four men walked out of the mg Kissinger had said the prodesert Monday, saying they had posed paet also would limit ; survived by finding one of the Israeli and Syrian front line 'few water holes in the area, and forces to 6,000 men, 75 tanks reported their companions miss- and 36 artillery pieces each ing.    within six miles of a buffer zuni Donnie Warrington. 16, of patrolled bv U. N. forces. Phoenix    was in critical eondi-    Die I N. zone would range tion from heat prostration and from IG to four miles in width, dehydration    with a for ie of about 1,250 men, the rad o said. The broadcast said the proposed cease-fire line would run 300 yards we*-t of Quneitra, the Syrian capital of th*- Golan Heights now held by Israel. The city would thus be returned to Syria Syria would Im- allowed to Ray has long contended niost j statjori police in villages near planning in Iowa has been done the front, but not troops, it s.od by the    highway commission.    Meanwhile, Israeli officials little planning was being    said Mrs, Meir may quit of- Ray    Sign $ DOT    , July 1 Beginning Hoped I crime occurred. Police released ward establishing a DO I so [the sutured to his mother pend that various modes of translating action by juvenile auihori tation eouid be coordinated in I ties.    I    Iowa ^asportation' done to coordinate railroad of his major) truck or river barge traffic. The governor said he wanted to begin appointing commissioners to the new department without delay, but ‘‘I don’t intend to make hasty appointments to get it set up,” Ray said he hopes the commission and the department will be ready by July I, the date the DOT formally becomes a state agency. He noted that the transport i < ’oatinurn! Page 3, Col. 6 ) (Continued; Page 3, (’ol. 3.) Stock Market Oft Sharp! NEW YORK (AP) The stock market dropped sharply Wednesday in light trading. The 2 p.m. Dow Jones average was I down ll 26 at 803.04 Ixx-ers outnumbered gainers more than 2*1 on the New York Stork Ex-(bange. ;

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