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Publication: Cedar Rapids Gazette July 20, 1974

Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - July 20, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Wea th er~ C'hance of showers and thunderstorms tonight. Fair and hot Sunday. l/*w tonight in 70s. High Sunday 95-100. KO VOLUME 92 NUMBER 192 WARFARE CITY FINAL 15 CENTS CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA. SATURDAY, .JULY 20, 1974 ASSOCIATED PRESS, UPI, NEW YORK TIMES CYPRUS Transcript Judiciary Unit Studies DdtC Mixup    Impeachm    Articles Under Fire WASHINGTON (AP) - An apparent discrepancy in dates i in a White House transcript brought renewed complaints from house judiciary committee members Saturday that they SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (UPI) — The Western White House .Saturday made public a defense of President Nixon claiming a "complete absence of any conclusive evidence demonstrating preside n t i a I wrongdoing” or justifying the "grave action of impeachment.” press secretary, Ronald Ziegler, who said Doar was “out of order in the extreme” in marshalling facts on the side of impeachment. However, Vice-president Ford said, "I think they (the committee) have worked very hard to do a responsible job. He said he would not engage in an "arm-twisting, lobbying” effort for Nixon in the House. Jenner Joins In The committee minority counsel, Albert Jenner, joined im said Rep. Butler (Va.), one of the uncommitted Republicans. "He has been very restrained up until now and I think he was WASHINGTON (AP) - Artic-have not been given the whole lies of impeachment holding Watergate story in their im-'President Nixon personally and peachment inquiry.    directly responsible for the Wa- The partial transcript, pre- tergate scandal are under consented by White House lawyer sideration by the house judici- r)oar\ conclusions and several James St. Clair as part of a ary committee.    Republican members said they March 22, 1973, conversation be-1 The articles are part of a thought Doar had done a good tween President Nixon and H.jpackage presented by Special job in pulling together a case R. Haldeman, appears to refer Counsel John Doar, who says from the mass of material. to an event that took place the evidence in support of them "I think it was a fair time for March 23.    warrants impeachment.    him to tell us how he thinks,” St. Clair offered it Thursday Doar’s analysis of that evi-as a last-minute piece oevi- dence continued Saturday in an. donee intended to show Nixon|other closed.door session deal. did not    know    or    approve    of hush    |i wUh ch of    m ,    in    ^ money    payments    to    Watergate    telligence gathering,    misuse    of    fair today.” burglar Howard Hunt.    government agencies, tax fraud Rep. Dennis (R-Ind.), a "Gave Him 35 Years” and contempt of Congress. staunch Nixon defender, said In the excerpt provided by St. More discussions and a pre- that, while Doar’s presentation Clair. Nixon, commenting about I sentation of arguments against w a s pro-impeachment. ^ I either Hunt or G. Gordon Liddy impeachment by the minority! thought he did it very well.” in connection with the Water-1 staff are scheduled for early What Doar has become, said gate breakin, said "the judge next week and Wednesday the Rep. Barbara Jordan (D-: gave him 35 years.”    committee will begin its fateful Texas), is ‘‘an advocate tor. But neither Hunt nor Liddv deliberations, with the possibili- the truth on behalf of the facts was sentenced by U. S. District ty of a vote on whether to rec- as he sees them, which would Judge John J. Sirica until the ommend impeachment by Sat- lead to impeachment.” following dav.    urday. The committee sesssions    Ear|y    Decision Sirica sentenced    Liddy to    a are expected to be televised.    ^    recom prison term of from six years    Urops Ro)e    mendation for impeachment to siflTn    yearS’    Any    recommendation    by    the    the committee, but talking to committee will go to the full newsmen later he was asked if house, which would decide!he thought the evidence war-whether to impeach    Nixon.    If    ranted such a    finding, the majority votes    impeach-!    "In my judgment, yes, he "That figures,” said Rep. ment, the charges will go to said. Danielson ( D-Calif.) of the dis-1 trial in the senate, with a two- In a 306-page summary    of    the crepancy. “That is    just part    of!thirds vote needed for convic- the pattern that has been going I tlon and removal from office. on. The cover-up has not! In his opening presentation cnded.”    I Friday, Doar dropped the role "Serious Matter” ,    ,    _    . —    ,    , presenting facts without conclu- Turkey Invades; Greeks Mobilize BULLETIN NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A truce went into effect between Greek and Turkish Cypriots along a line dividing their communities in Nicosia. Hunt drew a provisional 35-year term, later reduced when he cooperated with Watergate investigators. evidence, Doar said Nixon de- By William L. Ryan cided shortly after the June 17,    ap special correspondent    terms of a need for such mili- 1972, Watergate breakin to    American policymakers    arc    tary conveniences as Greece cover up White House involve-    J)layjng ^ carJs ^ (he    tan    and Cyprus could provide. I    There can be little quarrel of the impartial investigator!ment.    Cvnrns    situation    with    an    But,    while    the    West    European    with    the    American    effort, after "There is clear and convinc-'® vyprm situation wun an. r, PiL ,nvvi ;j presenting facts without conclu-i mere is clear ana convinc-:    u •    „    ,,allies were about unanimous in the coup was an accomplished .” I !„’!sions and laid down what most ing evidence that the President c.vc 0 t v i mon as we damnjng junta that toppled fact, to prevent a military clash President Makarios, the U until St. Clair offers an explana- p e m Q c r a j s <descrj|3ed as aj took over in late March, 1973, as to the Greeks, Turks and tion. ho ^houid be giv en the strong case for impeachment on the active management of the Cypriots themselves. might be, (he bass, „f Watergate alone. !cover-up, 'Dear charged.    A|,    through thc ,as( week an error.    u-    ngj-formance    produced    an    The proposed articles of im-    , -But if in fact, knowingly and angrS/rc' .    Nixons    peachment drafted under the di- bcf°re Saturdays invasion and on purpose we were given false • r evidence, I think that is a very serious matter," Fish said. Rep. Waldie (D-Calif.) said the discrepancy is open to two interpretations: ‘ ‘ E i t h e r the President has some Divine knowledge that he has never shared with us or he lied." The White House has declined, Seek Decatur Blast Cause; 2 Fatalities rection of Doar and Jenner join reports thc Russians have four other sets of articles pro- placed seven divisions of troops posed by committee members. on alert< the y Sm plagued by a Four Areas    quarter-century of cold war pho- | American citizens on the island. The state department said "we    regret    this    military    action by    Turkey,    just    as we    deplore the earlier action by Greece” which brought on the crisis. _    ...    ,    „    »    ,    Soviet    Alert By    United    Press    International Turkey invaded Cyprus Satur-j Pentagon sources said the So- day and battled Greek Cypriot v|et Union had Placcd seven forces from the Mediterranean I mrborno^ divisions on alert be-island’s northern beaches to the ^ore the Turkish attack, gates of the capital city, Nico- Br,tish Foreign Secretary sja    j James Callaghan asked Greece ,    ,    .    land Turkey to send envoys to .recce ordered a general mu-    fo/immediate to bilization of its armed forces | ^ an cscalation of war(are and moved troops toward the, An emergency NAT0 mctUng Turkish border.    | ln Rrusse)s called on Greece Turkish land, sea and air and Turkey to begin the talks forces struck at dawn in a two- with Britain, which ruled Cy-prongcd attack, storming ashore prus until I960 in the island republic in thc Greece and Turkey are allies north near the port of Kyrenialin NATO and the conflict threat-and in the south at Limassol.    ened    to undermine the eastern Waves of Turkish    planes    wing    of the alliance, struck targets near Nicosia. ; The U.N. security council A little more than seven hours caded an emergency meeting after the invasion began, the « ‘he r?“est °f Grecce and Turkish government in Ankara Western diplomats. announced that Nicosia had fall-!    Sisco    Talks en to the invading army. There! The invasion came less than was no immediate confirmation Kn..j. oftpp ii S Undersecre-from correspondents in Nicosia. jtary of State Joseph Sisco con- Conflicting Reports    eluded two hours of talks in An- ......    ..    , j    kara    with Ecevit, Defense    Min- Neither st de■released    casualty    js(er    „asan ^ Igjk ;md    For. figures and there were conflict-^ Minister Turan Guncs mg reports of surrender on each, Af(er (he ,a,ks &evit had a s‘de    brief meeting with his cabinet UPI Correspondent Wilborn.and then a further 10-minute Hampton reported from Nicosia talk with Sisco. Witnesses said that bitter fighting erupted on Sisco left the second meeting the Nicosia-Kyrenia road, a looking angry. He then flew to twisted highway that runs about Athens. 18 miles from the sea to the Sisco had arrived in Ankara capital.    Friday    night after previous Turkish paratroops landed IO talks in Athens with Greek gov- miles inland near Nicosia and crnment leaders. He also had should have more to fear in minced apprehensively into the fanned out over the moun- met British leaders earlier in situation, finding it painfully famous countryside between the the week in an urgent attempt awkward.    (capital and the northern coast, j to head off invasion The Greek Cypriots sent tanks Greece agreed earlier in the and armored cars streaming; week to replace the 650 Greek north to fight thc invaders. The (officers on the island after pres- Greek Cypriot radio said four j sure    mounted    within    NATO. S i between    Greece InH “Tulkev'    Turkish planes had been shot Turkey    later    dismissed    the    of- 5. i between (.recce and Turkey.    ifer as “a maneuver." Such a clash could tear asunder    j __ the eastern anchor of NATO.    Greek Contingent A Greek Cypriot radio report ,    said a Greek army contingent of Still.    Washington was    clearly    950 mcn in Cyprus had joincd $800 Donations angularly diffident about how it the battle .....    “    handled    the Greek regime.    A pa]j 0f smoke hung over the MIAMI (AP) - A Miami man J ore was no ouir.gW condem- ^ ..green in central UPI Telephoto Turks in Ankara Hail News of Cyprus Invasion U.S c in Curious Situation over Cyprus, Keeps Eye on Russians Suing Church For Return of Highly Diffident Judge Rules Hoffa Can't II      Seek    Office Under a preamble charging bias, had begun to appear in a who says he didn’t get the bless-    US    Washir^ton    Nicosia' the dividin8 P°im be' DETROIT (AP) James R Nixon with violating "the most curious situation    ,ngs’    bcncf,ts    and    rewards    he    others    protested.    Washington. the Grcek and Turkish DETROIT (AP) - James R. ‘    ;    I    -urious    situation.    was    promised    has    sued    his    Pictured    itself    as    "trying    to    „nmmiinilinc    ana    Hoffa    says    a    federal    judge’s    de- DECATUR. 111. (AP) — Of- the Office of President comment, other than to say: ficials are trying to learn the United States, and to the best of and *.urj0user "The transcript speaks for it- cause of a railroad yard explo- his ability preserve, protect and takeover bv Greek-office redfin sion that killed two men, injured defend the Constitution,” the1 d o na^nmh^aimful Iv'rn7xe^ulf    ln the wonderland of diPlo‘ former church for return of $800 evaluate the siluation."    mnfire"'    toomedXPthrwgh    ^he    clslon    's    Just    a t<‘mporary set- l!i°nald?,h “y '“t'hacy, things-as Alice would j" dona,ions.    I    So    once    again,    as    it    bad    so    Sy    back    in    his    ««h‘    "»    r'Rai" L—. .f have put it — got curiouser jn a Daudwrittc*!! suit filed many times before, the U. S. as I ,T »r  kv. power in the Teamsters union. self.' ImceSd”^!Friday'Hugh MeNatt'421 Said: I11* .k?1111*    (1^    j    said    the    IL    ii. surgents produced a situation A U N. spokesman in Nicosia v § District Judge John H On Sept. 7, 1971, I delivered w0ldd found itself stepping out jQrce on ^ island had made of character, solicitous of the peace-keeping pratt rcfused Frjday to over- 14 Kent Students On Cyprus Trip two proposals for a cease-fire turn a presidential clemency A tank car loaded with pro- ment of hushmoney, thc de- KENT. Ohio (AP) Kent State university students are on an archeological expedi- . r pane gas exploded early Friday,istriation of evidence, the inter-! fourteen ;   f(Tence wit„ attcmpts invcs.    - (Photos on Picture Page)  .....?    , __J|steaaiiy more lhan 130 persons and dam- draft lists four subject areas:    the    Americans'seemed »» »f mV saving* to the Alia- aged buildings for blocks Watergate, including the raupht in a stic,kv web of conJpattah Baptist church in re-r™*8 ot a miiidry re .......     -    rieamsiers around.    breakin,    the    cover-up,    the pay-Lr^j-torv aims    sponse to the pastor’s promise    H1 Iwuig contrast with tbe cypriot national guard had f ■    . — - ......  J,rS;    and    commer-,bat blessings, benef.ts and re. atUiudes of the Western ,urncd ,hcm down,    [turning    to tho i! ^ ic oftonr fnr wards would come to a person    J    The    invasion came five daysj „    ,    ,    .    .,  better relations wjth!who did Hthe IO percent of their Cyprus could provide a quick after national guard troops    f    j. bigate it. "For all this Richard,Tninn    wealth. I did not and have not illustration ot how reversible overthrew’ the government of:. .    -.    _ , ,    |M. Nixon is personally and di- "    received these benefits.    can be the detente the Russians Archbishop Makarios. The is-' , !. “    vu" t ion to invaded Cyprus, school but railroad and fire officials redly responsible,” the draft    Quite    Another    MeNatt,    an    electrical    worker,    want to call irreversible at mo- land republic has a population • n r *1 a hi    ti h officials said Saturday.    are    unable    to    agree    on    what set article states.    Yet    in    the    Cyprus blow up the declined to say what blessings ments when the chips are down, of 80 percent ethnic Greeks and ^    ar    r.d    cr^    0    / They are believed digging at:0ff the blast.    Abuse    of    power,    a    eateh-all    American    seance    was    obvi^ bt‘ expected. *    The    Soviet    Union    never hcsi- 20 percent Turkish Cypriots. ^milhon-member union rn a copj.'cr mine site 50 mile. The explosion sent glass H>- article covering    wiretapping -    dictated bv fear of that same “That’s between me and the tates to act in thc context of na- “To Restore Peace”    ifnffa    cain    h northwest of Nicosia, the caph tag into nearby homes and rat- lhe Ellsborg brt4in and ,he use    unl^    tetote    is^    church." he told a newsman lienal interest    To    |    Hoftat^    he    wo^d    expedite •a1.    ’I*-1*!    houses    as    far    as    IO blocks 0f tbe internal Revenue Service ,bmL! bul anv threat to Ameri- Dr. Franklin Jacobs, co-pas-    i>.____in...    turkey    said    the    attack    was    __    PP frnm tho Nnrfnlk Wpstnm; t   it*: 1     :__ „n    J__________....... .    _    .    ,    .    restriction    barring the former but the Greek commander of TeamsU.rs presjdcnt from re. union office before 1980 ffa planned to old Detroit IaOcal 299 in November and then Basic Fragility launched after diplomacy failed Hoffa’s attorney argued last they school official said This week the arms forces to solve a crisis touched off by month that the restriction or-Donaid redu<d*on tadts recessed; the the Greek-led coup "We arejdered by President Nixon in "We have no    information that    from    the    Norfolk    &    Western    against    political    enemies,    all (can    access    to    bases    surrounding    tor-sa,d    MeNatt apparently    was ey’ve    had    any    problem,    a    Railway    yard.    More    than    IOO    described    as    "part    of    a    patternj{b(l    USSR    or    to    the    American!    Aspired    to give the money after freight cars were destroyed. (of massive and persistent abuse ,K)sltmn in the Mediterranean hearing the Rev. Dr. Donald „    „    ^ Many of the injured were resi-:of    pm„    political    purposes.    S    he    Quite    another    Manuel    tell his    congregation:h1^ unproductive European    going to Cyprus not to make:commuting    Hoffa s pnson    sen- ems of    the    area.    Hospitals    re-    The    pattern    of    conducV has    "T    noKSTtreaty Or>‘M V™    honor God    with what |sSecurity conference was in ad-    war    bul to restore peace," Pro-knee    was    dlegal and    wdhout ne Norm Auantic I roan ut /    journament and there could mier Bulent Ecevit told news-precedent. gamzation allies m Europe arej 8^ #    »    have horn a hot-weather break men in Ankara.    However,    Pratt said Nixon MeNatt said he    has dropped ^or high-powered diplomats had    In    Athens, thc Greek cabinet acted    within    his powers, out of    Manuel's    church since not ,bc ,midsummer storm    met    in emergency session to making    the donation and    has    erupted in Cyprus.    decree    general    mobilization.    A That    tended    to show how de- communique    charged    the    inva- Conqressman Is Convicted NEW YORK (AP) - After two trials. Rep. Frank Brasco (D-N.Y.) was convicted Friday of dents ported treating 133 persons but! been at the direction of Richard I, M. Nixon and on his behalf, act- mucb cjoscr geographically to .vou (Continued: Page 2, Col. 7.)    |the Soviet Union and logically only 17 were admitted Two railroad employes who were critically burned died 18 hours after thc blast. Six other . .    ,, j    ,.    .    railroad    men    were in critical conspiring to ped c is i - _ condition with burns. cnce over post office mail-hauling contracts to an underworld trucker. Nine trainmen were asleep in a bunk house near the propane . car. The cook in an adjacent Brasco. elected lo congress in restaurant sajd shc    |0 1966, faces up lo five years in wmdm. and saw Pair Convicted; Son, 11, Died After Insulin Denied joincd another one prison and a $10,000 fine. Sentencing was set for Oct. 2. 70-Year Practice SOUTHERN PINES, N. C.| (AP) — Dr. Ernest Bush, at 94 one of the nation’s oldest prae SAN BERNARDINO, Calif    believed he would be healed by men running!(AP) — "I’m just glad I have    Faith. He died three days later, by with their bodies aflame.    Christ to lean on” says    on Aukf 22. 1973. About 5.000 residents were!.    « i . ’ ,. , ( The parents reluctantly al- evacuated from their homes but awrence ar er’ w ose 13 c' lowed him to be embalmed but were allowed    to    return    ll hours    dc son d*ed After Parker    and,rcfust.d to attend his funeral, later.    his wife withheld insulin on    reb-    saying they believed    he would Damage to property, not in-gious grounds.    I    be    resurrected, r a Thiirutav    c’luding the yard, was estimated    Parker, 35. and his wife,    Sentencing and hearing of mo- ticing ®j5^i,JJa7ns,J|,l^rs    of    nrnc.    by city officials at $5 million. A    Alice, 30, stand convicted of    lions for a new trial were set for vt.irs    n    .    state insurance dep a r t rn e n t    child abuse and involuntary    Sept. 3. The maximum sentence spokesman    put    damage    at    $2    manslaughter in the death of    for manslaughter is    15 years million.    Wesley Parker, ll.    and for felony child    abuse one A spokesman for the city.1 A jury of IO women and two to IO years. Soviet Population MOSCOW (AP) — The population of the Soviet Union as of July I was 252 million, Tass said Friday. Today s Index not the midsummer Brezhnev to Warsaw WARSAW (AP) — The Soviet copt ive such lulls can be and to s,(?n *as il,e8al    Communist    party leader, Leonid illuminate the basic fragility of In Washmgton, the I entagon Brezhnev, flew to Warsaw to a detente that rests not on trust f nou^d tbat a nava task participate force led by the carrier Forres- tal was steaming toward Cyprus to aid in possible evacuation of or treaty hut on the fear generated by nuclear arsenals. i n celebrations marking the 30th anniversary of Communist rule in Poland. after almost tire. TotItifi's    which    has    already    been    de    men    which    had    deliberated An ant can pull IO times its own weight. So keep your dared a disaster area twice this since July ll returned thc ver- and his wife are members of the eyes on your picnic baskets nadoes, said the federal govern this summer.    copvhom k*. A.* ■    —-......-    rn* First Assembly of Got! church. Pentecostal sect which be- year because of floods and tor- dict Friday. Prosecutors charged the Bar- a merit again would be asked for stow, Calif., couple threw away lieves in divine healing. They disaster relief.    Wesley’s insulin because they1 have three other children. Comics .......5 Church .......I Crossw ord .......5 Daily Record .......2 Deaths .......2 Editorial Features 4 Financial ll Marion ll Movies ii Sports 9, IO Television 8 U.int Ads 12-15 ;

  • Albert Jenner
  • Bulent Ecevit
  • Ernest Bush
  • G. Gordon Liddy
  • Howard Hunt
  • John Doar
  • John J. Sirica
  • Joseph Sisco
  • M. Nixon
  • Ronald Ziegler
  • Wesley Parker
  • William L. Ryan

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