Harrisonburg Daily News Record (Newspaper) - May 23, 1974, Harrisonburg, Virginia Weather In Brief Chonce Of Showers Two Sections 32 Pages Vol. 77, No. 197 Associated Press Features & Service May 23, 1974 Business or 9700 News Ten Cents Nixon Answer To No Tapes Now Or In Future Storm Center John a Jesuit priest and advisor to the has become the focal point of a great deal of controversy of he is seen accusing Rep. Jerome Waldie of mailing impeachment petitions at government Saying that he was speaking for the McLaughlin told a Chicago news conference Wednesday that Waldie should disqualify himself from the House Judiciary now studying the impeachment in the regional provincial of the Jesuit Fathers of New England announced Wednesday that McLaughlin was being called to Boston for and The Father has been an outspoken defender of President Nixon's moral 2 Obstacles Away Israel - A senior U.S. official said Wednesday two major obstacles remain to a disengagement pact - Syria's resistance to thinning out its forces defending and the size of a United Nations force to man the buffer Although substantial progress has been made toward an he the gap on the two main issues still is The official added that Secretary of Valley Mrs. Ethel Louise 62, of Rt. 2, Mt. Mrs. Beulah Margaret 69, of Details on page 32 state Henry A. Kissinger has gained substantial agreement on where the Golan Heights line would be an exchange of prisoners from the October war and the status of the U.N. Kissinger returned here Wednesday night after meeting for 3^ hours in Damascus with Syrian President Hafez He plans to return to Washington this weekend - with or without final settlement - and if total agreement is not will everybody take a breather for a week or the official Earlier in the on the flight to Damascus from the same official said Kissinger might invite Syrian and Israeli technical experts to Washington to complete the details or leave American specialists in the WASHINGTON - President Nixon flatly rejected on Wednesday the House Judiciary Committee's latest for tapes and documents and said he would do the same on any such future Nixon wrote Chairman Peter W. that he must the impeachment subpoenas for 11 more tapes of Watergate discussion and the President's daily scheduling That decision applies to further subpoenas as may hereafter be Nixon a declared Rep. Robert one of the committee's Republican all disappointed in the lack of telling us in flat terms the coverup Rep. George E. just file it away and consider it another impeachable said Rep. William L. Nixon's balk at the subpoenas - whose deadline expired at 10 a.m. Wednesday - was his second rebuke to the within The panel was informed late Tuesday night that the President would hand over a partial transcript of one discussion in response to a separate request for dozens of tapes relating to the ITT antitrust settlement and milk price The President's chief James D. St. then delivered the chief executive's answer to the Watergate at 11 a.m. Nixon wrote that is clear that the continued succession of demands for additional presidential conversation hat become a never-ending and that to continue providing these conversations in response to the constantly escalating request would constitute such a massive invasion into the of presidential conversations that the institution of the presidency itself would be fatally The President also repeated an earlier offer under pertinent written and to be interviewed under oath by you and the ranking minority member at the White St. Clair generally declined comment on the telling reporters that delivered a letter from the President to the Nixon asserted again in the letter that he had given the committee the full story of Watergate when he released the edited transcripts of a number of conversations April 30. The tapes of most of those talks also had been and the panel notified Nixon that the edited versions were not sufficient to comply with that The President also is fighting District Judge John J. order Monday for him to turn over 64 tapes sought by Special Prosecutor Leon Jaworski revealed the White House had claimed in that dispute that the special prosecutor could not take the President to a disclosure which prompted the Senate Judiciary Committee to declare Tuesday its support for Jaworski and his In another Senate the Committee voted 5-0 to grant from prosecution to Texas lawyer Jake Jacobsen in an attempt to get him to testify about an alleged dairy industry bribe to former Treasury Secretary John B. Connally has denied taking the The House committee members spent three hours in closed session on Wednesday morning and listened to one of the tapes it has on hand - a conversation late in the afternoon of March 21, 1973, among the John W. Dean and John D. They also listened to a recording of the President's recollection of all the events of March 21, the day he has said he first learned of the Watergate cover-up and payments of hush Rep. Charles B. commented that on the just says that Dean told him and he doesn't seem to think it is very On committee members had listened to the tape of the first March 21 It was during that conversation that there were repeated discussions of the hush money demands and what might be After hearing the tape many committee members described it as the most damaging to the President that they had heard so far in the impeachment 8(7/ Signing AP President Nixon scrutinizes his own signature on the Disaster Relief Act Wednesday after signing ceremonies in the Oval Office of the White Looking from left are Pete Bailey Guard of the Senate Public Works Senators Howard Quentin and and Rep. M. G. Godwin Appoints Black RICHMOND - Governor Mills Godwin appointed a black to a high administrative post criticized the moral tone of the White House tape transcripts and said Virginians should continue to conserve These were some of the highlights of a wide-ranging news conference which began with Godwin announcing the of James B. Spurlock of Roanoke as assistant to Secretary of Human Affairs Otis After assuming his duties July 1, Spurlock will be the highest ranking black in the stated administration since William B. also of served as an assistant to former Gov. Linwood Holton for minority 38, a graduate of A&T College in and employment coordinator for Appalachian Power the past two will be paid in his new Godwin said the state indeed for- Fire Engulfs Chelsea Mass. - Fire swept rapidly through a industrial area of this harbor city on the second major blaze in the city in eight The flames were out of control for nearly four hours and threatened to spread into nearby businesses and Of the eight buildings in the seven were destroyed and one a million blaze left 1,100 homeless in a 20-block section of this city north of No damage estimate was immediately available on Wednesday's City records put the assessed valuation of the eight involved at Firemen were hampered by chemical explosions and low water long a factory buildings in While waiting for more hose and better water SAFEWAY Yellow corn 10 ears 89c TRASH For and surrounding areas who normally get service on pickup will be May 25 rattier Monday May 27 due Mick's Disposal problem in Six firemen were treated for smoke Police Chief Abraham Burgin said the fire may have been touched off by sparks from a workman's torch igniting flammable materials inside the American Barrel a maker of wooden and metal Officials said chemicals inside the factory blowing off the building's collapsing an outside and sending flames leaping to the rooftops of seven other Only a street separated the fire scene from a row of wooden and brick businesses and Firemen sprayed water on the buildings to keep them from going up in Residents were as were workmen in the industrial Tires & Service Steel Belted Radial Tires in Wednesdays ad Size only plus 2.17 FET CLOSING NOTICE May 27, 1974 being a legal Holiday all Banks of City and County will be See adv. on back in having a man of his caliber willing to join state The governor said he had read only news accounts of the White House tape transcripts and these had not changed his view that President Nixon entitled to a presumption of innocence until this presumption is removed by credible But he conceded that tone of conversation and the moral questions raised are detrimental to the President and some members of his While do not think the President should Godwin expressed the belief that ought to get on with the impeachment proceedings and get this matter cleared Continued on page 21, col. 3 Today's Index 14 31 6 4 5 Jeane 7 Local 17 14 Rural 18 26 Sunday 25 13 2 What's to 24 CLOSING NOTICE Daily Business Office and Advertising Department will be closed all day May 25 and May 27. advertising deadline for May 28 will be May 23. deadline for May 29 will be May 24. will be no publication of Daily May 27.