Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - November 15, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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VOLUME 32 - NUMBER 310
CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA. FRIDAY. NOVEMBER 15, 1974
ASSOCIATED PRESS, UPI, NEW YORK TIMES
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MllSf Clit Tied to Book
ll m j^#| WASHINGTON (AP) - The
■ AIA AB fill man who proposed the 1970
IJI 1J|| campaign biography critical of
w Arthur Goldberg said Friday he
_ . was not aware until a few weeks
AGO (Al i Secretory agQ that the was fjnanced
of State Kissinger, warning that with Rockefeller family money. “it is our liberty that in the end John Wells, a longtime key is at stake,” has called for rigid Rockefeller political lieutenant,
international cooperation to cut tolc* ^e senate rules committee
, . ■ j j I also that it was clearly under-
cl consumption and develop new s,ood tha( ,here no)h
energy sources. jng jn ^0 j0 gjve Goldberg
Only a serious reduction in — Rockefeller's 1970 opponent consumption by industrialized for governor of New York — nations will impel oil-producing any basis for charging libel or nations to negotiate lower oil “even bad taste.”
prices, Kissinger said. Other-! wise, “we face further and! mounting worldwide shortages.! unemployment, poverty and' hunger,” imperiling interna-! tional order.
Goldberg testifed Thursday that he does consider the book libelous, even under strict supreme court guidelines that state no public figure can sue for libel unless he can also prove malice.
Goldberg refused to accept
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Ford definitely will run in 1976 for a full term in the White House, his chief spokesman said Friday.
Press Secretary Ron Nessen said Ford’s decision was based on the fact “he enjoys being President.”
Asked if Ford had consulted with Mrs. Ford, Nessen responded affirmatively and added: “She must have gone along with him.”
U.S. Rejects Increase in Food Aid
“It is our liberty that in the end is at stake and it is only Rockefeller’s apology for his through the concerted action of long-concealed role in financing the industrial democracies that the book. it will be maintained." said He said Rockefeller’s apology
Kissinger in a major address does not deserve to be accepted before a kickoff fund - raising because of the piecemeal man-campaign for the University of ner in which he has furnished Chicago. the facts in the affair and be-
Kissinger said North America.! cause his first version of those Western Europe and Japan must facts, now blamed on a faulty cooperate because ‘‘there can memory, was “inherently in-he no purely American solu-! crredible. tion.” Wells said Rockefeller was
He proposed a five-point inter- noncommittal during a July 17, national program of cooperation 1970, meeting in which Wells to check the effects of the global sa*d explained the concept of energy crisis the Goldberg book to him and
The plan included reduced de- asked whether he could suggest pendence on foreign oil supplies; any°ne ^o in vee! in a
dynamic development of alter-! corporation to promote and sell native energy sources; a shor-!baking up of economies overbur- “At no time did I contemplate
dened by huge outlays paid in or intend that Gov. Rockefeller high oil prices to producing na- or any member of his family tions; continuing aid at least woald invest in the project, ! at current levels to developing Wells said, countries; and meaningful dia- During a meeting with Nelson logue with producers after bar- Rockefeller, then New York, gaining power is attained governor, “I made it very clear through reduced consumption, that this would not be a vicious.;
"APOLOGY NOT ACCEPTED" — Arthur Goldberg, former supreme court justice, and Nelson Rockefeller shake hands as Goldberg prepares to testify at the senate hearings on Rockefeller's vicepresidential nomination. Goldberg refused to acceptthe former New York governor's apology for his role in the publication of a biography critical of the former justice.
Ford: No Controls or Gas Tax Increase; Asks Speed on Rocky; Won't Fire Brown
ROME (AP) — Citing inflation and other domestic considerations, the White House has turned down a request for an immediate increase of one million tons in world food aid, a U. S. official said Friday.
The decision seemed sure to spark criticism from many participants in the World Food Conference who already feel the Nessen’s disclosure of Ford’s meeting has done nothing con-plans came in response to a crete toward countering starva-question at a routine White tion
House news briefing. The announcement was made
A reporter noted that there by Anne Armstrong, counselor had been speculation Ford was to President Ford and third-ready to say he would be a can- ranking member of the U. S. didate and asked if this was cor-'delegation to the conference. reef
•Yes,” Nessen replied. ”Hc: Commercial Value
intends to run in 1976.” She said the one million-ton
Ford has been President bare- grant would have a commercial ly three months, ascending to value of about $175 million, and the nation's highest office when would have boosted total U. S. Richard Nixon resigned Aug. 9. food aid this year to 4.3 million Prior to becoming vice- tons, president, he reportedly had Mrs. Armstrong said the promised his wife he would soon White House decision was based retire from political life. She on domestic considerations and recently underwent cancer sur- what such an increase in aid gery. would have on inflation and
First Time prices in America.
As for whether Ford had talk-; She said the request came at ed with G.O.P. leaders before a **me w^en American
reaching the definite decision to housewife is having a tough run, Nessen said, ‘‘I don’t know ^me meeting her own budget, who he conferred with ... if American citizens are having a anybody.” tough time feeding their own
Nessen said the first time he tenches. ’ heard Ford say he definitely The request that U. S. food aid planned to run was Monday be nearly doubled in value was when “some people were in to'sent to Ford by Agriculture Sec-talk to him.” retary Butz at the urging of
According to other sources. Democratic congressional lead-the conference Nessen referred ers in Rome for the conference.
to was with editors and staff ‘immediate Aid”
members of U.S. News and
World Report who interviewed had said the U. S.
Ford for an article being pub- government felt from the start
lished next Monday.
point OI view aiiti U ai fleming wme-ranging ques- “0ur pians are aimcd at tryi^
>m would be nothing libelous, tions at an on-the-road news to get Israel to negotiate addi to Wells said I conference. Ford also said: j tional settlements” with Egyp!
Form Group To Curb Handguns
He wants congress to prompt- and other Arab parties, ly confirm Nelson Rockefeller, Ford „e|d ,he news confer.
las vice-president and there are ence at a convention of the Soc!-
no conditions can imagine |e, 0j professjona| Journalists,
that would force him to with- Sj- M| ch]
WASHINGTON (AP) — For- draw Rockefeller’s nomination,
mation of a citizens group to He won’t fire Gen. George ”"So Satisfaction
lobby for tough handgun con-1 Brown as chairman of the joint He defended his economic
trois was revealed Thursday by chiefs of staff for his remarks proposals, declaring “I see no
the National (ouncil to Control shout Jewish influences in justification for any major revi-
America. sions” in the package he pre-
He plans to make his Far hast sented congress last month
As for wages and prices, he
in personal consumption and in members and others with a elections because of past , or ,andb contro|s and industry, he said. proven and demonstrated need da s and a slumping economy v afe (.ircumflances ,
Ile urged the industrialized to possess guns but that is no reason to change w (hat wou|d jus_
bloc to make a major shift----1
toward use of nuclear power, coal, gas and other energy resources to transform current shortages into energy surpluses by the 1980s.
Revive Soviet Grain Deal; Exports Soon
The U.S. effort would call MEMPHIS (APi — Nearly six for the investment of hundreds weeks after President Ford s of billions of dollars, “dwarfing ban on sale of grain to the Sovi-our moonlanding program and.et Union, Cook Industries, Inc., the Manhattan Project.” has announced fresh negotia-
Kissinger warned the oil na- tions are complete and exports tions not to raise prices while will begin within a few day*,, the West struggles for a com Ford halted the sale by mon position. Ile said such an Memphis-based Cook and effort ‘‘would he disruptive and Continental Grain Co. Oct. 5. dangerous.” then relented. It was feared the
tify” such controls.
Asked if he had in mind any tax increases other than his proposed 5 percent surtax, Ford responded “No.” lie rejected talk of a gasoline tax increase. The talk had been That was the amount agreed spurred anew by Interior Secrete by Moscow last month It was tar>„ “of*0"'8. assflr,lonl ,his
, week that such a boost was
a compromise in the wake of under consideration as an alter-Ford’s decision to quash the native, earlier orders, which included “Many Times”
12.3 million tons of com and! . j don't know how j many the 900,000 tons of wheat. times I have to say that we arc'
the A department spokesman said not considering an additional the Cook announcement pre-1gasoline tax,” Ford told a ques-sumably involved the com
some of it away.
Ford also stood behind Brown.
data, and access to law enforcement files.
low, personal, scandalous at- PHOENIX (AP) — President:the G.O.P. role as “a middle-of-and loans, Ford said. “If you the amendments: Judicial retack,” Wells said. Ford assured Americans Thurs the-road party.” have that much money you i vjew 0f security classifications,
The us- wil1 P,a-V a maJ°r ”1 said that the contents of day will not seek wage and while the U.S. can’t force ought to have the right” to give tjme Umjts on dlsciosure 0f
role in any international co- the book would be carefully re- prjCe controls or higher gasoline israel to negotiate with the Pal-operative effort, specifically I viewed from a factual and legal j taxes. sestine Liberation Organization,
seeking to reduce oil imports point of view and that there Fielding wide-ranging ques- “our p|ans are ajmed at trying
over the next decade from ,J *-- —m—i—- ’»i*. . .. . ------1 r—— / ^
seven million barrels a day no more than one million barrels daily, said Kissinger.
Kissinger proposed an international agreement to set consumption goals, asking that by the end of 1975 industrialized countries reduce their consumption of oil by three million barrels a day and meet each year to set annual targets.
“This reduction can be car-Handguns, ried out without prejudice to The group said it would seek
economic growth and jobs, by passage of a federal law limit-(trip as scheduled next week.
cutting back on wasteful and ing handgun ownership to the Republicans “took a licking”Ianpu/ th„t ^ w.u nnt
inefficient uses of energy both military, police, pistol club in last week's congressional k congress to enact manda-
of past scan- . . h .
To Ask Nixon To Approve Examination
that the conference was not meant “to spend a great deal of time discussing the immediate food aid problem.”
Mrs. Armstrong said the White House “stands by the original decision which had been gone over and over and over before the conference.”
She called the request “un-
Referring to Democratic vic-He said he had called the gener-1 tories jn Jast week’s elections. a1 to the Oval Office “this morn- ivmnrrau won WASHINGTON (UPI) — Rich-1 just” and said in food aid the
mg at 7:15” and rebuked him ' ard Nixon’s lawyer said Friday U. S. was “second to none.”
But he added: ‘‘He has made ^me 80r^.0 a mafrate. yihe expects to ask the former The Ford administration said a mistake. He has recognized it have an oDI1? .®n; ,hy , a President this weekend whether (repeatedly it was time for the ... but he is a fine officer and “ ,hc wil1 consent to an examina-|newly rich oil exporting nations
he has done a good job, and I
don’t think he should he fired for that one mistake.”
news conference. But CBS of-
Later Ford acknowledged that | , cam*!* the 'plan
“we made a mistake-it won tibec.ausc ^ (|me ,cngth of
happen again” in his nomination of Andrew Gibson as federal energy administrator without
I have repeated it
Kissinger painted a bleak pie deal would have an adverse ef-ipany’s share of the revised many times. . . I thought that tun* it the global energy crisis feet on domestic prices and suborders but he was not able to others in tin' executive branch
goes unchecked. Oil prices have plies.
increased over 400 percent in The original Cook sale was for the past year alone, showing i 87 million metric tons of grain. (hat “producers are able to Under the new terms, Cook re-mampuiate prices at will and duced it to 1.14 million metric with apparent impunity,” he'tons.
said A metric ton is equivalent to
“Already producers have the j j.102 tons. power to cause major financial The Cook announcement upheavals simply by shifting made no mention of Continen-investment funds from one coun-[taps plans.
try to another or even from one institution to another. The political implications art* ominous and unpredictable. Those who
In Washington, the agriculture department said new sales of grain to the Soviet Union have been reported by exporters, in
wield financial power would eluding 1.2 million tons of wheat
sooner or later seek to dictate and one million tons of corn for
the political terms of the new delivery in the 1974-75 crop
confirm or deny it j qot the word, and I hope this
The scaled-down orders were word is conveyed to my good announced Oct. 19 by Treasury friend, the secretary of the mte-Secretary Simon who worked rjor ••
out the agreement in Moscow. Ford scorned suggestions the The addition of 300,000 tons of nation faces a possible depres-wheat to the original order was sjon ue sajd his economic proallowed to make up tor the corn ^ggis and existing safeguards
reduction._ I such is unemployment insur-
atlee would prevent it.
He was firm in his defense of tin* Rockefeller nomination and in his insistence that congress [confirm it.
“There are no conditions that I can imagine ... under which I [would withdraw (iov. Rockefeller’s name,” he declared. Referring to Rockefeller’s gifts
Toil iii;'* Chuckle
Garage man giving estimate to car owner: "First, the good news — your glove compartment and sun visors are in excellent condition!”
have an accountability. |tjon by court-appointed doctors!to help pay the food bilffor their
The CBS television network to determine if he is well!needy neighbors in Asia and
had planned to broadcast the enough to testify at the Water-'Africa. But no such pledges
gate cover-up trial. have been made.
In a surprise appearance* before Judge John Sirica, Nixon Ford’s appearance was too un- lawyer Herbert Miller said he Mrs. Armstrong said pressure
certain, they said. hoped to see Nixon at his home for the request was based on a
.... ,.. . Press Secretary Hon Nessen jn San Clemente, Calif., and ‘certain amount of partisan
knowing details of his severance l,|ajmed (hc cancellation was! report to the court bo later than politics.”
agreement with an oil transpor basod on concern that Ford's Tuesday on Nixon's response. In pressing the U.S. delega-"rm- appearance would delay the h_ _ t uad an 0DDortuni- tIon I® ask for doubling cf hu-
Ford said the White House in slart of “The Waltons", a week- Pl manitarian aid, Sen Humphrey
the future will announce that a ly program. (Continued: Page 3, Col. 6.1 (D-Minn.), an observer to the
person is being considered for a | - conference, had called the
post, but that a nomination won t be made until FBI investigations are completed
He called his planned journey to Japan, Korea and Soviet Asia
“a very worthwhile trip.”' He By Roland Krekclcr tgency. he said. and Otero awarenC5S
said he will no! delay it until the wolfer Grant ex. direct radio contact between the food problem>.. sald Agriculture
Rockefeller nom,nalmn is acted completion of plans CCT,<+and "* J31' . Minister A T. Silva of Sri tan.
f” a5fCaUSC .k :an J , : tor evacuation of residents in Grant said the evacuation kat formerly Ceylon, an Asian twiddle my thumbs and not do of ^ lhjan(. Arnold plan wl|| consist of cowman- island that is among the coun-
something that I think is impor-|t, .... in lh., deering, by the sheriff’s authori- tries most seriously affected by
ty, the RTG buses operated in jgrain shortages.
Cedar Rapids, and, if neces-j “But I don’t think there will
Completing Plans For Palo Disaster
Senator McGovern (D-S. D ), another observer, had said the doubling of food aid was “imperative to give this conference [the lift it needs.”
“This conference is bringing
event of a mishap at the atomic
in response to a question: “Our
On the Middle East. Ford said intervjew wUh The Qa. sary, Cedar Rapids school|be enough time to take concrete
[actions for the emergency,” he
plans are aimed at trying to get made 0f a! Residents in a five-mile radi-|added.
the* Israelis to negotiate a settle- . . • iBv0lvtag seaiing us of the* plant, those that must The conference ends Saturday,
anent or additional settlements ^cunty p^ ^ in the , wiU ** -- - - -
Arab nlns"P,‘anS °'her Ste STrf« Si'» “ a' Center Point!
But. asked if he was suggest-the^Atomir Knergj A ommission ^a,^^Torwl!ti0ns.
ing that Israel drop its objections to dealing directly with the PLO, he said. “I didn’t say that. . . . I think we have to let the decision as to who will negotiate ... be the responsibility of the parties involved.”
Ford defended his veto of amendments to the Freedom of
The AEC has not set a deadline for setting up the evacuation plan and told him there was only “one chance in a million” that an atomic explosion would occur, he said.
Grant said he has not notified the bus or school owners of the plan, but will do so after the plans are formally completed. He said the law grants him authority to take over such facilities without permission.
However, he soon plans to InformaUorV^ Ac^'Vlb'ch "'would the email amount oi The sheriff said the security
have made if easier lo gain >,al>Vr "<!rk n'"'ains lo M Plan. which has been successful-! access lo public information up 1he plan' hc sald tested, consists of closing oft,
An alarm system has been set all roads to the plant, except
I bree Areas up j0 automatically notify the one for authorized personnel.1
He said he had trouble with s h e r i f f ’ s dispatcher at the and to control the traffic leaving
three major areas covered by county jail in case of an emer- the plant.