Cedar Rapids Gazette, June 6, 1974, Page 3

Cedar Rapids Gazette

June 06, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - June 6, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Tte CHu Guttit. Fit., Jut 7. By Oswald James Jaroby 'What dia 1 do wrong'1" Soulh. "You played the hand like a man trying to foreclose a mortgage. There is no interest paid on tricks taken carlv in President Wooing 34 'Nay' Votes By Ctisjdlie NEW YORK The President is carefully wooing .11 "nay" votes he will need in the senate if (he house im- peaches him. Some of his ing Press Secretary Ron W'est opened the king of spades East played the deuce and West shifted to the queen of trumps. South grabbed lhat MWTII i A y ,1 9 6 AIJ 107 HE.ST A K y ,1 V U.I HI 8-1 8632 SOl'Tll A 86-13 V A K 9 7 5 -I K5 KAST (I 7 2 f 107.U' N'orlh Easl Pass Puss IV I'.iss South Pas.- I' Pass Opening lead i trick with the king as quickly as he could thought a while played his ace of Irumps and started after diamonds. He got lo discard one spade on the third diamond, but West ruffed in and cashed two more spades to leave Soulh one trick short. Once Soulh grabbed lhat first trump trick he could think forever and not find any way to make his contract. If he had done his thinking beforehand and let West hold the Irick, West could think to his heart's content, but he would not be able lo defeat the contract. If he led a second trump. South would simply run off the rest of (he tricks. If he played more spades he would hold South to his contract, but that would be all. The bidding has been: 6 West Norlh East South Double You, Soulh. hold: 65 Whal do you do now? three hearts or pass. Neilher action is outstanding. If you do decide lo bid do not bid three diamonds. TODAY'S QUESTION You decide lo pass. Wesl passes also and your partner doubles a second lime. What do you do now? Answer Tomorrow Ziegler. have recently tended to concede thai impeachment is all but inevitable in Ihe house. II is heavily Democra- tic, of course, and clearly of- ftiidrii b> ilic President's refusal lo give its judiciary committee the additional tapes it wants lo see. A majority of one in Ihe house could indict the President and send his case to the senate, infinitely safer ground for him. Two-thirds of Ihe more sedate upper house must vole againsl him to remove him from office and bar him from further public- office for life. Ai tins point, the White House strategy seems to be to persuade at least 3-1 nf Ihe Kill solons thai nolhing he did before and after Watergate constituted "high crimes and misdemeanors." This persuasion takes the form of quiel litlle dinners on Ihe peaceful Potomac aboard Ihe Presidenlial yacht Sequoia, reaclivaliun of his old-lime as- sociation with the conservalive members and occasional Irips to conservative areas of the country. Johnson Margin The President would sellle for a one-vote edge in the senale, Ihough il is natural lhat he would wish for a more sub- stantial "mandate." President Andrew Johnson was happy with the outcome of the only other such case in American history. The vote was 35 to convict, 19 lo acquil. .lusl enough. There have been objections expressed about the impeach- ment process-' being televised, though Sen. Mansfield, Ihe highly respected majority leader, believes Ihe public has a right to view Ihe entire proceedings. It would be an unforgettable period in the history of jour- nalism, even though there is little likelihood that the ac- cused would be present. He will be overseas in all probability when all the harsh charges and defenses ring through Ihe house chamber, being toasted and honored for his newest gains in the Middle East and elsewhere. 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SE 363-5885 Open Weekdays 9 a.m. 8 p.m.; Sat. 9-5-.30 Sun. 9 4 Bob Considine M will still have difficulty tup- ping (he dramatics of Andrew acijijiiia! Historian Charles Willsie. professor of history emeritus a! Dartmouth, portrays some of those scenes in the May is- sue of the alumni was May 16, 1S68. when tin- first vole was called, by common consent un Article XI before any of tlie others. Sena- tor I'essenden asked fur a delay because his friend Sen. Grimes of Iowa, une of the two Dartmouth senators, was mil in his place, Grimes had suffered a stroke three days earlier, but he had already been sum- moned. In anticipation of Ihe vole, and was then in the Capi- tol Kr> A few minutes later he was carried to his seal. M-nators were llieu polled in alphabetical unler b> Ihe chief justice. Salmon Portland Chase, Dartmouth 1826. (An ami.Johnson con- temporary said of him llial he regarded as person in the Trinity.) "Most had long been com- muted, so lhat their responses offered nothing of surpris Crimes pulled himself 10 I s feel, and by a mighty effort f will stood erect lo vole. Thout, i he reprobated Ihe Preside I and all his works, he refused i accept Johnson's derelictions as 'high crimes and misdemeanors' and voted lo acquil The only doubtful senalor was Kdnmnd Ross of Kansas, who had hitherto kepi Ins own counsel. When his name was called he voted for acquittal, and for all practical purposes Ihe trial was over II was fouglii'i' in liu- IIUUM-. which had voted 126-to-17 to bring Johnson lo trial. Sick old mouth, of course, class of 1814) had referred to Johnson as "thai drunken tailor al the nlher end of Ihe avenue Hoarse with ire after a long denunciatory speech in the house. Stevens called not only for impeachment bui demand- ed lhat Ihe President be forth- with arrested and sent lo prison. (Johnson's "crime" was thai he fired Secretary nf War Slanton wiihoul the senate's approval One-Vole Margins Hut one vote spared the man. American history is studded wilh one-vole margins. Maryland Slate Sen. George Snyder reminds us, "One vote granted statehood tn Californ- ia, Idaho. Oregon, Texas and Washington The Draft Act of World war II was passed by one vote in ihc house. "Thomas Jefferson and John Quinty Adams were elected to Ihe presidency by one vole in the electoral college. Hulher ford Hayes1 election was conlested and referred lo an electoral commission. He emerged viclor by one vole." Douglas Slorer, author of "Amazing Bui True" books, tells us Ihe purchase of Alaska was ratified by one vole, Hitler came lo power by one vole, Moral: Don't knock one vole. SMITH FAMILY SINGERS in special services at OAKLAND CHURCH OFTHENAZARE1 1515 29lh St. N.E. FrUiat. Junf 7 i p.a. Sunday, !ia.nU p.m. Pastor Crawford Howe will be speaking at these services. 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