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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - May 10, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                Three Papers Repudiate Support Of Nixon; Call for Resignation By Associated Press Tiiree newspapers that sup- ported President Nixon in 1968 and 1972 have editorials In Fri- issues calling for his res- ignation or impeachment. The positions taken by the Los Angeles Times, Cleveland Plain Dealer and the Kansas City Times follow by one day a simi- lar call by the Chicago Tribune, which also had been a Nixon supporter. Also, the Nashville Tennes- sean said in its Friday editions that Nixon should resign from office. How, When The Washington Post, which was responsible for many of the disclosures that led to the re- opening of the Watergate case, said "The question is no longer whether he (Nixon) should be removed from .office, but how and when he will go. And the answer, in large measure is up to him." The Post said any presidential resignation should be "firmly founded on an acknowledgement of presidential wrong-doing, as distinct from being used only on some amorphous sense that he has been unjustly robbed by others of his capacity to lead. The Tcnnessean, which sup- ported McGovern in his 1972 presidential bid, said "Presi- dent Nixon must be painfully aware that he has lost the most desperate and dangerous gamble recr." of his political ca- The Tcnnessean referred to Nixon's decision "to defy sub- poenas for Jape recordings and to submit edited transcripts of some tapes instead, in hopes that this move would establish his innocence in the public mind." "Resignation would be the honorable course for President Richard the Tennes- sean editorial concluded. "At Least One" The Los Angeles Times said the transcripts "contain pre- sumptive evidence of at least one impeachable offense the obstruction of justice. The news- paper said nothing less than im- peachment by the house and trial by the senate could deter- mine the President's fitness to continue in office. "Standing alone, the tran- script of March 21, 1973, would appear to justify Mr. Nixon's removal from office under even the narrowest definition of an impeachable offense the com- mission of an indictable the California newspaper said. The Plain Dealer said "The President has gone too far. The transcripts of White House con- versations clearly involve him in a eoverup, to say the least. That and his refusal to complj with the subpoenas of the Wa- tergate special prosecutor anc the house judiciary committee ave virtually assured that im- cachmenl of President Nixon ill become The Plain )calcr said. "The fads of the matter now liow that no other course Is the Ohio newspaper aid. The Kansas City Times said The American Constitution is reflective of the hopes and Ideal of mankind for jus- tice and truth and a good life Can such values really be ccondled with the sleazy dia- ogucs now .emerging in the Miite House transcripts? Can he end product of the men who athered nearly two centuries go to frame the Constitution be bank of knaves who talk of ad antage, revenge and adroit naneuver and never of what is ight or wrong, or what is gooc or the The Kansas City Times said i x o n scored successes in oreign policy but "now must sk himself whether his con- inued presence in office mighl ot destroy these great achieve ments." C. R. Jaycees Capfure Top Honors at State Meeting Several members of .the Cedar Rapids Jaycees were honored as the chapter, swept most prizes in its division at the re- cent state Jaycee convention in Dubuque. President Hal Walter was cho- sen as one of 10 outstanding chapter presidents in the state and was also tabbed as chair- man of the.credentials commit- tee for the national convention in June at San Diego. Charles Canterberry, who re- cenlly moved from Cedar Rapids, was named one outstanding state directors. Vice-President Mike McNamara was picked as state Jaycee viee-pT-esident, to serve under Iowa President David Bell of Earlville. John Songster and Patrick Cobb of the Cedar Rapids chapter were elected to junior Chamber international mem- bership. In its division for chapters in cities with a population between and the local group won in 16 of 18 competi- tive areas. Giessenbier Award For the third year in a row, the Cedar Rapids chapter re- ceived the Henry Giesscnbicr memorial trophy, designating it the outstanding chapter in its division. The Cedar Rapids club won first place in its division for in ternal and external program ming. Sweepstakes awards, in com petition with all Iowa chapters were gained for six Cedar Rapids projects. Judged best in the state were: Alcoholism awareness program the membership, orientation motivation, activation and re tention (MOMAR) project; th: Jaycee newsletter; elderly em p 1 o y m e n t counseling; the human potential laboratory fo social workers and clients; am the Christmas toy project. Other Awards Besides these winning' pro grams, first place prizes withi its division went to the follow ing: Winter board and outstandini young man banquet; annua awards night, featuring write Jack Anderson; Envir'onrrienta Protection Agency .water an waste water placement project and Easter egg hunt. Also: Farm to food essay, con test; garage sale and flea mar ket for the Children's Home VD task force; haunted house banquet honoring National Vice president David Hale; and 1 leadership in action programs Regents Okay Million UNI Dome COUNCIL, BLUFFS (AP) 'he slate board of regents voted nanimously Kriday to enter the pace age with construction of n innovative domed coliseum the University of Northern owa The million UNI Dome in Falls would be poor man's said Dr. David Gcigcr, consulting cngi- ecr for Geiger Burger As- ociatee, New York City. Geiger said that's the way ed cational building designers haracterizcd space age build- ng technique of employing ranslusccnl fabric dome held aloft by air pressure and kept in jlacc by steel cables. While the budget calls for a otal of million, regents vere told that amount will only lay for construction of the ome, coliseum and half of the scats planned. It would cost an additional 1.7 million to completely finish he project including another ,000 scats, office space and a ink to an existing physical edu- ction center. Tourist Phone Service Is Set By Minnesota ST. PAUL (AP) The Min lesota department of economic :evclopment. has announced a ree long-distance telephone ser ice to encourage tourism. By dialing a toll-free number rersons both inside and outsidi Minnesota will be able to get in ormation on gasoline availabil- ty and on tourism events an( ictivities. Road and weather condition will be added later. Inside Minnesota; the numbe o dial is 1-800-328-9161. The department says it w not make resort or hotel, reser vations for tourists but will sem out packets of information t callers interested in a particular area of the state. Economic Development Com missioner James Heltzer sai gasoline supplies appear to b adequate but tourists may re quire information on which sta ions will be open on Sundays. Man Fined Reckless Drivin Victor Lacy, 1502 D avenu E, was found guilty in magi ;rate's court on an amende charge of reckless driving.an was fined and costs. He was charged with assau with intent to do' bodily injur after the car he was driving ra into the side of a car driven b David Reid, Linn county deputy :ollowing a high speed chas April 23. A good salesman has to cove lis territory. Want ads do thi daily. Say Committee Didn't Get Donation to Bebe -ive Schools Slate Concert Monday Night Students from Wilson junior ligh school and Grant, Hayes ?aylor, and Van Buren elemen ary schools will present a con cert Monday at 7 p.m. in the Wilson auditorium. Groups performing will be thi elementary strings, elementary >and, Wilson jazz-rock ensem )le, Wilson Blue and Gol >ands, and the Wilson orches :ra. Selections to be presented by :he Gold band include "Over ture in B "Introductio and "Godspell Mec "Killing Me an :'Bandology The orchestra will play th :'Hummel "Ita iian Masters "Frederic the Great and "Th Green, Green Grass of Admission is for adults an 50 cents for students. Pointing Gun Charge Results in Fine John Finn, 315 Eleventh strei SW, was found guilty Thursda in magistrate's court on charge of pointing a gun another and was fined an costs. He was charged with pointin a gun at tvfd police officers April 8. Teaching Posts WEST join school board of Fayette an Chickasaw counties has autho ized three new positions, on social worker and two learnin disability instructors. WASHINGTON (AP) The cnate Watergate committee as been told that a ash contribution, given by a upcrmarket executive to C. G. Belw" Itebozo as a secret con- ribution for President Nixon's e-clection campaign, never cached the campaign commit- ee as intended, the Washington ost reported Friday. The newspaper quoted in- ormed sources as saying Kc- 020, the President's close riend and Key Biscayne, Fla., cighbor, has admitted under ath that he received the money an envelope from A. Da- Charged With Possession Of Stolen Goods Everett Sam Nemer, part wner of the Fifth Street Gro- ery at 1201 Fifth street NW, as been charged by the U.S. Itorney's office with possess- ng four cases of cigarels tha1 e knew were stolen from an nterstale shipment. Assistant U.S. Attorney Rob- rt Sikma charges Nemcr with aving merchandise that was eported missing from an H V Motor Express truck on Sep. 1, 1973. The four cases were part of n 89-case shipment enroute rom Winston-Salem, N.C., to !ie Nash Finch Co., 1201 Blairs "'erry road NE. According to reports by FBI igents, Nemer admitted obtain- ng the cigarets, valued at over 500, from two teenage boys oon after they were stolen. vis, vice chairman of Winn-Dix- e Corp., a food chain based in Jacksonville, Fla. Kebozo contended he turned she money over to Frederick LaHue, a campaign aide, but LaRue has told the Watergate committee he never received it, the Post story said. Can't Find Kccord The story, by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, said com- mittee investigators have teen unable to find any record that the was received by the campaign organization. The story said Davis alleged- ly turned over the contribution to Hebozo in a saloon several days before a new campaign fi- nance law took effect April 7, 1972, and thus did not have to be reported publicly. Rebozo is the subject of a Wa- tergate committee investigation into a secret campaign contribution from billionaire Howard Hughes. The Cedar Uaplcb Gazelle: Frl.. May 10, 1974 Maryland Woman Is Mother of the Year NEW YORK (UP1) Mrs. Russell Stewart Marriott of Kensington, Md., Friday was named 1974 American Mother of the Year. Mrs- Marriott, who all her adult life has been active in church and community activi- ties, has three grown sons and seven grandchildren. The American Mothers Com- mittee, Inc., which each year since 1935 has honored an out- standing mother, selected her from 52 nominees representinf the 50 states, Puerto Rico ant the District of Columbia. Mrs Mariott, born in Ogden, Utah was the D.C. representative. Won't Void Galley Bail COLUMBUS, Ga. A judge refused Friday to revoke ixmd for William L. Calley, the tormer army lieutenant convic- ted of murder at My Lai. U.S. District Judge J. Robert Elliott said he felt it was prop- per that the bail be con- tinued pending a determination of the merits of Galley's con-' tention that he was unjustly tried and sentenced. The army had asked that the- bail he revoked since President Nixon had refused to reduce, further Galley's 10-year sen-, fence and the military review. had been completed in the ar- my judicial system. Painters Union Members Okay New Contract Cedar Rapid's painters Friday signed a new one-year agree- ment, ending a strike which legan May 1. The contract was ratified by a :wo to one majority Thursday night by the painter's union membership. The agreement calls for a 75 cent an hour pay increase bringing base pay lor painter to ?7.68 an hour. Teamsters union members a Prestressed Concrete of Iowa Wheeler remain on strike. Subpoena Seeks .oan Records Meanwhile a Watergate com- mittee subpoena was revealed eeking records of loans totaling it says were made by ixon and his daughter Tricia o Rebozo. The disclosure came as Re- ozo's lawyer worked out an greement with the committee miting the scope of the sub- oena, which called for a num- er of Rebozo's financial rec- rds. The lawyer, William Frates, omplained that the subpoena ven sought Rebozo's grocery lillS. 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