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   Southern Illinoisan (Newspaper) - July 30, 1974, Carbondale, Illinois                                010175 PUBLICATION OFFICE 710 N Illinois Murphysboro 1113 Walnut Harrln 212 N 16th Volumt 82No a Copy 2 Swtioi uthern Dlinoisan UuriM Irturnal MurfitlVSbOrO IrtdtptrKW Frit Prws Journil Murptiyibcro TUESDAY JULY 301974 Second impeachment article a pprov Washington AP With two broad impeachment articles already approved the House Judiciary Committee displayed a new and blurred alignment today over a separate charge tied to President Nixons refusal to comply with commit tee subpoenas But debate and a roll call vote on an amendment indicated ap proval was likely for the third article of impeachment and the first proposed by a Repub d lican Rep Robert McClory of oucea Illinois the panels second ranking GOP member McClorys article declares that Nixon failed without law ful cause or excuse to produce the evidence including tapes of 147 conversations sought by the panel in eight subpoenas issued during April May and June Introduction of his article triggered the sixth day of the nationally broadcast pro ceedings and followed a session late Monday night which pro Third is likely despite new alignment in McClory proposal Thornton amendment two of them apparently because they saw it as softening the charge rather than because of overall support for the article Invoking a phrase that has come to haunt the Nixon White House time and again McClory asserted that The prime ex ample of stonewalling is right there Seven Republicans joined the 21 committee Democrats m support of the article which many of them judged to be stronger than the obstruction of justice article approved Satur day 2711 Just as a consistent abuse of power holds more danger for the republic than a single criminal act so is this a far more serious IprR attj Jw 4iJ McClory predicted adoption by charge than ta fte article al recommendation of a sweeping fivepart second arti cle accusing Nixon of misuse of federal agencies The panel quickly passed to ing broad authority to obtain White House material but are limiting ourselves to an im peachment inquiry McClory agreed but stressed that the issue of privilege has dav 24 to 14 an amendment fered by Democrat Ray Thorni no place in an impeachment in ton of Arkansas aimed at makjquiry ing clear that the McClory artij Two Democrats opposed cle is not intended to infringe I Thorntons amendment because upon legitimate claims of exthey thought it weakened the u Vnr nroci o ic rtrwifiCpH fr mfi ecutive privilege by presi dents Rep John F Seiberling D Ohio noted We are not seek article a third is opposed tc the of a subpoena entire concept article Six Republicans approved the Nixon Jaworski shouldnt get courtordered tapes Rep MeClory right confers with committee chairman Peter McClory s no wavemaker but hes making some now Washington AP A White House spokesman said today President Nixon will claim that portions of 20 Water gate tapes being surrendered today to U S District Judge John J Sirica should not be passed on to Special Prosecutor Leon Jaworski grounds of national security or executive privilege Warren saia there will be a few such instances but added I am not prepared to discuss what these may be Under terms of an 80 Su preme Court rulinglast Wed nesday Sirica eventually is to a 22 to 16 margin of the third article In a bid to speed up pro ceedings the panel agreed to a twohour limit for general debate on the proposal ready adopted said Rep Lawrence J Hogan RMd a leading supporter of Article II President Nixons supporters on the panel viewed the pro OaLC Ull UIC i r Other proposed articles on ceedings darkly Im deeply NixoTs personal finances and concerned or he future a on the secret bombing of said Rep Delbert bodia were to be introduced later Committee members were presidency said Rep L Latta ROhio But the Democrats and Re liJLSl i u unsure if they could finish their I publicans supporting the article deliberationsby tonight j said the offenses charged The committee climaxed a 12against Nixon were so serious hour session Monday night by they threatened the freedom of approving 28 to 10 an article j the American people ivTivsvn TT ic aides charged in connection with the Watergate coverup Warren said he was not cer tain whether Nixons objections to giving Jaworski some of the charging Nixon with violating his oath of office and his consti tutional duties McClory predicted in advance of debate that his proposed third article would be approved 22 to 16 Congress itself is pitted against the executive he said in defense of his proposal He said executive privilege has no Article II is based on the oath a President takes to faithfully execute his office and to pre serve protect and defend the Constitution and on the duty the Constitution imposes on him to see that the laws arc faithfully executed It charges materiaf on the will be based first 20 tapes executive place in quiry an impeachment in Nixon with vio lating both his oath and his constitutional duties by misusing the Internal authorizing Revenue Service illegal wiretaps McClorys swing to the pro establishing a secret investiga impeachment sid Monday unit in the White House that the abuse of power debate proengaged in unlawful activities duced the most onesided suband interfering with mves assed on to special rrusetuiui preme privilege or na eon Jaworski nesday Sirica eventually is to groundS or both Deputy Press Secretary Gerj receive tapes and memoranda of the public de tigations of the Watergate breakin and coverup Rep v R HI isnt a wavemaker But hes making waves now and its making him uncomfortable He doesnt talk about it too much because hes a fairly quiet person his wife Doris said in an interview Monday But hes suffering inwardly For in stance hes restless sleeping The cause of McClorys dis comfort is his reluctant role in the House Judiciary Commit tees impeachment investiga tion He was one of the leading supporters Monday of a second article of impeachment against President Nixon charging him with abusing his constitutional powers He also drafted a third charging Nixowith contempt of Congress nas for resisting I feel really torn McClory gaid in an interview but Im disassociating this job from my Cypru relationship with the President most significant piece of legis on philosophy and policies lation the Monday holiday bill The thing that made him deHe is proud of having managed Cide the President should be the Equal Rights Amendment impeached McClory said was when the House passed u over the 20 or so people around him whelmingly committing perjury and obHe has strong convictions struction of justice which I but hes malleable says his dont think we can tolerate in Wjf6i a former television pro the White House ducer who married him in 1969 He added I lay it on the several years after the death of President himself He must see his first wife to the faithful execution of the One sign of McClorys anguish laws Beyond defending our naover impeachment is what its tional security its the most jone 0 his tennis game vital element of his constitu an avid and good tennis tional obligation player but his game is so bad But McClory said I dont now that Rep David W Dennis dislike the President now If whos strictly an he gets vindicated its fine with amateur beat him the other aid L Warren said Nixon spent much of the morning personally listening to tapes in the Lincoln sitting room at the White House Warren said the President has determined that he will file claims that Jaworski should be covering 64 presidential con versations then screen them for material he deems relevant for Jaworskis purposes The special prosecutor sub poenaed the tapes for use as evidence in the Sept 9 trial for six former White House and CId 11113 LIlOV UIIWMIV Inn denied parts of the tapes on I Nixon reelection campaign Connolly will fight charges Nixon postponed until mid afternoon a scheduled morning meeting with Secretary of the Treasury William L Simon Warren said Nixons review of the tapes which he said began Monday contributed to the delay in the meeting with Si mon me During his 12 years in Con day said a friend gress representing a Republican suburban strongly Chicago district McClory has been a party loyalist who seldom step ped into the spotlight He has said he considers Washington AP John B Connally indicted Tor bribery perjury and conspiracy denies any guilt and says he will fight the charges The former Treasury secre tary was indicted Monday by a i Watergate grand jury accused of taking two bribes from milk producers and then con spiring to cover up the payment with perjured testimony COOLER s situation Turkey Greece reach agreement By the Associated Press Turkey and Greece have reached a compromise agree ment in principle for ending their military showdown on Cyprus a spokesman for the Turkish delegation to the Ge neva peace talks reported to day He predicted the accord would be signed this afternoon But Greek Foreign Minister George Mavros told newsmen that while he is hopeful there still a number of problems to resolve before a truce could be signed Once an interim military agreement is concluded in Ge neva the Cyprus peace talks will be able to advance to a se cond stage to deal with the island republics political future This would include an over hauling of the Cyprus constitu tion as well as the 1960 agree ment whereby Greece Turkey and Britain guaranteed Cyprus independence These talks could begin to ward the end of the first week in August the Turkish spokesman said One date being mentioned The Turkish spokesman said waSAug 8 the exact wording of the agreeODservers in Geneva reacted ment was being worked out into tlie jatest pronouncements eluding a compromise on the with cautjon recalling that sev potentially explosive issue eral tjmes during the six days nf talks delegates had said an agreement was near at hand But each time the accord fell through at the last moment Turkish troop withdrawals He indicated the Turks would agree to wording in the agreement that would speak of Turkish troop reductions rather than withdrawals A Greek delegate said how ever that the new Turkish for mula commits the Ankara gov ernment to withdraw its inva sion force when a final political settlement is reached on the Mediterranean island The Turkish military presence thereby would be officially de fined as temporary thus saving the Greeks face The talks again appeared headed toward failure when Turkey which had been taking a hard line offered new proposals at the three power conference The new Turkish proposals came after Secretary of State Henry A Kissinger conferred longdistance from Washington with Turkish Premier Bulent Ecevit in Ankara Turkish sources said lower 50s Mostly sunny Wednesday little change in temperature with high in the lower 80s INDEX Classified 1M4 Comics TV Bridge Crossword 1s Editorials 4 Family living 6 Record1 Sports 910 Weather details map 7 Youth 5 I deny again that I am guilty j Monday night Connally of any wrongdoing and I am the Dallas Morning News told that confident that I will be com pletely vindicted of these charges Connally said in a statement issued through his Houston law office For months there have been leaks rumors and speculation The matter is now in the open where it can be dealt with honestly and fairly he was heartsick over the in dictment Hartigan granted separate hearing Chicago AP Lt Gov Neil Hartigan must face a hearing in a civil suit charging him with negligence in the closure of Apollo Savings and Loan a federal judge rul ed Judge Joseph Sam Perry also ruled Monday that Hartigan a WeTe going to keep fighting former director of the savings it he said Were going to use and every resource and were going rtToJ Js his case heard apart from others to win it said he wasnt named in a Federal Savings and sur1 Loan Insurance Corp suit OUndlJy aalu v prised by the grand jury action The 1969 action seeks to re but he said he had kept thinking cover some of the million it might not occur paid insured Apollo depositors after the firm closed in 1968 It accused some of the institutions officials not Hartigan of mismangement and fraud con tending income was overstated and financial facts conceal ed In allowing Hartigan a sepa rate hearing Perry said trying him with others charged with fraud may rub off on the jury He set Hartigans trial for Sept 23 prior to the other defendants trial Hartigan has maintained that he verbally resigned from Apollos board five months prior to its closure Texas prison scene remains at impasse v i nrvimiiniHnn flflrk l2Oi door of I A prison spokesman said Negotiations with three armed Carrascos offer when made convicts at the Texas state directly to them will be con convicts at Uie iCAaa am 11 prison remained at an impasse sidered A similar deal offered 1 1 earlier by Carrasco was turned down by corrections officials because it was conditioned on the women hostages remaining with Carrasco Because the new today amid a report that the rebel inmates were willing to exchange some of their hostages for prison officials Kathy Pollard 24 the daugh ter of one of the civilian hos tages being held by the convicts said that rebel inmate leader Fred Gomez Carrasco agreed system director W J ammunition and flack jac an assistant director prison se curity chief Andrew Murdock Jr and any captain in the prison system The numbei of hostages dropped from 15 to 13 Monday after one inmatehostage dashed to freedom through a glass door offer is for an outright unconand a woman captive suffered ditional trade it would be re1 an apparent heart attack considered should it come up if Estelle at tiiat pornt repeated negotiations are resumed during a telephone conversation Miss Pollard said Carrasco with her Monday night to trade told her he would exchange the for five civilian hostages for prison 10 of his 13 hostages prison officials his offer to let the three rebels surrender But Carrasco a for mer narcotics kingpin serving for assault to murder a i civilian nostases ior unauji mo j Warden H H Husbands prison 1 police officer pressed for weap kets Aline House a 61yearold li brarian was taken by stretcher from the library about pm Monday when Carrasco called the waVdens office to say she was sick Doctors have not been able to ascertain if she had a heart attack although she has symp toms of a heart attack Taylor said About 12 hours earlier Henry Escamilla a 40yearold inmate hostage plunged through a glass door of the prison library and ran down a ramp He was still suffering from shock after being severely cut around the head and shoulders prison hospital attendants said Still held hostage were eight school teachers and librarians a priest a guard and three in mates Six captives are women With Carrasco are Ignacio Cuevas 42 serving 45 years on a murder conviction and Rudy Dominguez 27 serving 15 years for attempted murder For now no funny cans around the area snme 1700 manufacturers symbol with an instore print New York AP Those funny little lines on cans of peas soup and other grocery items are the signal for a new marketing technique that store officials claim will save money and time for shoppers and the industry Consumers arent sure how it will work Supermarkets are j u F t starting to try the system on a limited basis Its called the Universal Product Code and in volves the use of scanner and computer designed to speed things up at the checkout counter and cut down on human errors It may be a while before shop pers in Southern Illinois major supermarkets will find the sys tem in use Walter Roberson general manager of J C Penney at Carbondale said the code sys tem is being put into use in Bui new marketing technique will save some shoppers money the companys urban stores now At a cost of from to to install it will be a while before the Carbondale store willhave the system in stalled he said John Urbanowicz sales man ager for the National Stores St Louis division said he does not see the system in use in National stores before five years because of too many bugs to be ironed out first The spokesman for Kroger stores in the area Eugene Fanker of St Louis was un available for comment The Marsh Store at the Sher wood Shopping Center in Troy Ohio has been using the code system since June 28 and spokesman Steve Overmyer said Monday that initial reaction had been just fantastic He con ceded that there were a few little bugs here and there but nothing like the problems we anticipated Some 1700 manufacturers with annual grocery sales of billion are planning to imple ment the system Heres how the system works the different sized lines arr im printed on a can or box by the manufacturer A spokesman for Distribution Codes Inc of Washington D C which de veloped the system explained that the lines really are called a machine readable symbol linear bar type Some of the lines stand for the name of the manufacturer and the type of product The rest represent the price If an item is not marked with the code either because the manufacturer has not imprinted it or because the product is something like meat that varies in price according to weight the store can stamp on its own symbol with an instore er The customer takes the prod uct to the checkout counter where it passes through the scanner which reads the lines and asks the computer what the price is The com puters reply flashes up on a screen and is noted on the cash register Shoppers still will get a su permarket tape including not only the price but the name of each item represented by whats known as a 12character alpha description Consumer opposition stems from industry plans to ulti mately eliminate price tags on individual items entirely The price would be posted on the shelf above or below an item but wouldnt be stamped on tht product itself   

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