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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - July 11, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                 FIOHTIW6 WITH THAT SAME KID AGAINJ?.' I JUST DO.Vl'T SEE WHY YOU TWO CAMT I SETTLE YOUR PIFFER" A ^ , EMCES LIKE ,— V  -«J| ( OEMTLEMEM/ J  Digilite Automatic FM/AM Scale Selector  Select the PM band, only the FM tuning scale lights up. Select the AM band, only the AM tuning scale lights up.  w  /*\  Two Plus Two Matrix  Add two more optional Allegr speakers and you can enjoy * dimensional sound from stere records and added realism fror matrix records.  The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Thurs., July ll, 1974  Chenault Indicted; To  Receive Mental Tes  ATLANTA (AP) - A Fulton county grand jury indicted Marcus Wane Chenault Tuesday on two counts of murder and one of aggravated assault in the June 30 shooting at Ebenezer Baptist church in which Mrs. Martin Luther King, sr., was killed.  quest was premature because Georgia law requires that mental competency and related issues must be raised before a trial jury.  Bacote said he had “reasonable cause” to believe Chenault “may be presently insane or Otherwise so mentally incom-  The indictment was returned P°t en t  as t0  unable to under-only hours after Judge Saml stand the  proceedings against Phillips McKenzie ordered  him or  Properly to assist in his Chenault to undergo psychiatric , own  defense  examinations to determine if the 23-year-old Dayton, Ohio. resident is mentally competent to stand trial.  Block Hearing  “The continued statements of the defendant that he is the biblical Jacob and that he received direct messages from a deity which inspired his alleged criminal acts indicates a need  Earlier in the day, McKenzie!for immediate examination and refused a plea from Chenault’si observation,” Bacote said.  attorney, Randy Bacote, to j--  block the grand jury from hear ing testimony in the case until! the medical reports were in.  Dist. Atty. Lewis Slaton presented three witnesses to the grand jury, including the Rev.  OUT OUR WAY  by Neg Cochran  WE DID -- WE TALKED THIMSS > OUT LIKE OEMTLE-MEM AM'ABREED OM HAVIN'A < GENTLEMENS  ' 7-ll  ti »’• » KU ** IX bt '» tr  THE WORRY WART  Transcripts Mention Two Mansfield: Watergate Mystery Men Soviet I alks  Pleased Nixon  WASHINGTON (AP) — The I Sources generally familiar with house judiciary committee’s the Watergate case didn’t recog-version of the Watergate tapes nize it. introduced two new characters to the Watergate cast, but no! one seems to know who they are.  According to the committee’s transcript of a March 13, 1973. conversation, President Nixon! and his counsel, John Dean  On March 22, in a conversation with former Atty. Gen. Mitchell, the President said that “Earl Nash worries the —  - out of us here” for reasons the committee could not decipher.  Because the conversation gen-  rommittee said he did not look for any American-Soviet agreement to limit offensive nuclear weapons “any time soon.”  But Stennis said Nixon and Kissinger gave a better explanation than he heard before of  c i “whv we couldn’t get any-W ASHING TON (Al ) — * en    ^     a    flt    thft Mos _  ale Majority Leader Mansfield|^ g  JUmmit .  were discussing how they could, , ..    ...    .,    ,  Bather information unfavorable f ral 'y  d4a,t  " 1,h „ ,he sena,e  * a ;  to the Democratic enemies,.  The President said White  tergate committee, observers speculated that the President — who the transcripts show had a  (D-Mont.) said Wednesday after a White House briefing of congressional, leaders that both President Nixon and Secretary of State Kissinger are very satisfied with the recent summit meetings in Moscow and the Middle East.  Mansfield said they were  He did not elaborate.  Senator Thurmond (R-S. C.) was asked if he were apprehensive about Nixon’s Soviet  journey.  “No, I don’t think I am,” he said, reporting that “the President wants to avoid an arms I race if possible” but would not  i Spiro Courtesies Only 'Normal'  WASHINGTON (UPI) - The I state department says former Calvin S. Morris, who was in the Vice-president Agnew was pro  vided  pulpit when the shooting began The other witnesses were Derek jmally King, a grandson of Mrs. King who helped subdue the gunman, and Atlanta police detective Berlyn Compton.  McKenzie ordered the psychiatric tests for Chenault to begin immediately.  Chenault was to be transferred for the tests from Felton  only the given  Ziegler Raps Hypoed P.R.'  On Transcripts  WASHINGTON (UPI) —Pres-ident Nixon’s chief spokesman accused the house judiciary’ committee Tuesday of pursuing a headline-grabbing, “hypoed P.R. campaign” in releasing 1  negotiators.  courtesies nor-businessmcn and other U. S. citizens traveling abroad during his recent Middle East trip.  A spokesman acknowledged I Tuesday that the U. S. embassy in Kuwait had passed on Ag-! .    ,  news request for a car  an d! same time and not parcel it out  __    .    Un    coir!    “o    narratiira tuner”  Dockworkers Will Get Annual Wage Increase  NEW YORK (AP) - Dockworkers in the port of New York will receive guaranteed annual wages of $16,640 or $320 a week, by the final year of a new three-year contract agreed upon by  its version of the White House  tapes.  Press Secretary Donald Ziegler said the committee should release “all the material at the  driver to the embassy in Beirut. It was not granted, however,  He  He  said  said  negative  negative  twist  twist”  The longshoremen are currently guaranteed $12,688 for 2,080 hours of pay a year, or $244 a week.  The agreement, reached Tuesday by the International Longshoremen’s Assn. and the New York Shipping Assn., is a sup-  county jail to Grady hospital, he said, because the state de  could be  P ut . on  sections of the pl ement ot a master pact neg0 .  where Mrs. King and two other apartment victims of the shooting were!Agnew be taken.  Edward Boykin, a church deacon, was killed in the shooting.  A woman was wounded.  Mentally Capable?  McKenzie ordered the examinations to determine whether Chenault is “mentally capable” of assisting Bacote in preparation of his defense; whether Chenault could determine between right and wrong at the  had ordered given only “normal courtesies.” Agnew cut short the trip because his wife was seriously ill at home.  tiated last month for ports from  False Check Case Dismissed by Court  A charge of false uttering of a check against a Coralville man has been dismissed because he is currently imprisoned for another charge.  Linn county district court time of the alleged offense, and j Judge Robert Osmundson dis-“any other pertinent matter re- missed the charge against Larry’  lating to the accused's mental capability of standing trial for said offense or offenses.”  In a moil ion filed Monday, Bacote had asked that Slaton be prohibited from presenting evidence to the grand jury pending the results of the medical reports.  But McKenzie said that re-  ^transcripts viewed in isolation.  “They have chosen the pub- Massachusetts to Virginia lie relations route which will focus the news media only on one section of the tapes,” he said.  Ziegler said the committee has engaged in “some hypoed P.R. campaign or sensationalized proceeding,” and he urged:  “Let it all out at once, and get some fair play into this and some due process into this.”  But he made no direct comment on the substance of the committee’s transcripts, which included a quotation from Pres-1 ident Nixon at a March 22.  11973, meeting with his aides:  House investigators had tried to  bad mcmory for namcs  _  may  find irregularities in the mil- 1   , j „    ,,    -    I    have been referring to Water-, .    .  lions of dollars contributed to  gale committee chief  counsel Riven any report on the prom-the presidential campaign of I  Samuel Dash Nixon earKer had |ises to provide nudear reactors  privately referred to Dash as a Kennedy plant on the committee  “very pleased with the results  sacr jfj ce  the nation’s defenses  of the summit,” adding: “S° toward that end.  am I.”    I    -  Asked whether Nixon had  Asked if he’d ever heard of did 11  *  bave time   Earl  said:  Nash, the chief counsel “I’d look like an egotist if  Sen. 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