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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - July 22, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Weather- 1'arlly cloudy tonight ;nid Tuesday with lows tuuight in tht. upper 60s. Highs Tuesday near 90. 194 STILL FIGHT CITY FINAL 15 CENTS CF.DAK KAI'IDS, IOWA, MOMMY, Jl 22. 1974 ASSOCIATED PRESS, UPI, .NEW YORK TIMES EADUNE Morse is 'House Okays TV for Impeachment Debate Viet Doves PORTLAND (APi Former Sen. Wayne Morse, one of the i WASHINGTON (AP; The I house voted Monday to allow jlive television and radio cover- age of the bouse judiciary com- I mittee's impeachment debate and vote. The vote was 346 to 40. was reported by committee members to have said Doar'si case would be insufficient for! conviction of President Nixon in1 a senate trial. i Committee members ciuoled; as saying the commit-' The final decision on whetherjlee should place itself in the; first members of congress tojlo allow live broadcast coveragc'position of "a prudent prosecu- spcak out against U. S. involve- was up to the committee lor" and nol start a case it can't was ex-; win in the senate. I i men! in Vietnam, died Monday Commillee approval ipected. The committee is scheduled to l-jbegjn debating articles of im- tcmpl at a political against President at the age of 73. Dc-aih cut short his second Garrison also was reported have urged the committee to[ weigh (lie consequences of im-j peachment on the nation rather! since losing his senate seat on Wednesday, with Nixon's complicity in any 63- final committee vote Hospital officials said Morse'by early next week. j "Public Interest" He was said to have told the members they should base their had been suffering from a urin-; "Circus" Fears j x j The house approved a rule i permitting live broadcast cover- decision on "whether the public interest will be served or dis-j Wayne Morse r .lt xi ill ut; OLIVUU Ul Uio age of all house committee by ,hc remova, of theS ary tract infection. They said he died of kidney and heart failure. Defeat by Packwood Morse was ousted by Republi- can Bob Packwood, who meetings over objections by op- ponents that it would turn the impeachment proceedings into a circus or at least a rhetorical debate. But proponents including Rep. IHungate (D-Mo.) said the his- toric proceeding must be open for viewing by the full nation. President from office." Garrison's charge that the case for impeachment was based on inference was chal- lenged by some members who said Nixon's refusal to supply evidence subpoenaed by the committee accounted for any gaps in Ihe case, committee "It's the public's business." Lumbers said. Hungate said, "and we ought toj Garrison was said to compare j let the public in." Nixon's reliance on executive I Judiciary Committee Chair- privilege to reject the subpoe- claimed a narrow margin of man Rodino (D.N.j.) put Amendment's victor y Four years later, Morse, then 71, was beaten handily in a race against Sen. Hatfie'ld Two months ago, Morse again won the Democratic senatorial nomination and the right to challenge Packwood by de- feating state Senate President Jason Boe, 44, in Oregon's pri- mary election. Morse was known for his un- popular views and unwillingness to compromise on issues. Tonkin Opposition during Inient is not an indication of guilt, Garrison said, and neither should reliance on executive vision and radio networks on no-j p r e c t i 0 n against self- tice under questioning from op- jncrimination. ponents that house rules would] invoking the Fifth Amend- prohibit commercials live coverage. The chairman also said it is his intention to ensure gavel-lo- gavel coverage so that all sides will be heard during the debate. Inferences Attacked During the committee session Monday, special counsel John Doar's case for impeachment was attacked as based on infer- u.s. piays Cease-Fire Key Role in r AgreementjrOr B WASHINGTON a'PIj For ;the second time in two months, the U.S. played a key role in j defusing a Mediterranean con- By I'nital Pms International flict that threatened to spread: jn beyond the boundaries of actual J.Monday even after passage of a combat. ;9 a.m. CDT cease-fire deadline First it arranged a troop dis- engagement between Israel and Syria, and Monday, using the same style of shuttle diplomacy, American diplomats won agree- ment for a cease-fire in Cyprus. According to Presidential Ad- viser Alexander Haig. the mid- night state department an- nouncement of the cease-fire was the result of "intensive day-long diplomatic activity" by President Nixon, Secretary of -AP Wirepholo privilege lead to an inference that Nixon is withholding dam- aging evidence. Jenner Not Fired Garrison's emergence asj__ spokesman for the Republican! members touched off news re- ports that Albert Jenner had y Craig Purler of Blairstown uses the traditional army air-conditioner dumping a canteen of water over his head in Iowa national guard field training at Camp McCoy, Wis. Temperatures have hovered near 100 dur- ing the two-week encampment. Purler is a member of Company B, 234th signal battalion cf Cedar Rapids. been dismissed as minority asjcounsel, but Republican ences. not evidence. He and former Sen. Grucning Sam Garrison, named D- Alas k a who died last! G.O.P. spokesman in place of i members said no formal change month at the age'of 87, were counsel Albert has been made. only two senators who Rep. McClory who against the Tonkin gulf lion in 1964. President Johnson! used the measure as a func- tional declaration of war in Southeast Asia. j Morse's age was a major] campaign issue during the May Failure for American Evacuation Intelligence n rus! Q 5 f y r Charge n. In Reinecke Trial Junked I led the move to designate Garri- BJ' Fred Hoffman son as chief G.O.P. spokesman, WASHINGTON (AP) U.S. said it was done informally and intelligence misread Turkish did not involve any actual change in titles or assignments. "I think what he said McClory of Jenner, "is he sepa- primary, but he countered byj WASHINGTON (AP) One! saying that many great U. the two perjury counts! senators had performed California Lt.' Gov. rated himself from the Republi- military intentions toward WASHINGTON (AP) The Pentagon Monday ordered the navy to start immediate evacu- ation of about 350 U. S. citizens Cyprus, administration Cyprus. acknowledge. "It was our conventional wis- dom that the Turks could be Pentagon Spokesman Jerry Friedheim said the civilian: would he flown during the re- talked out of landing maining daylight hours by heli- ocueuuio imu against uailtorma Lt. Gov. Ed! .mi ]awvpr tnok t-hp tnrmnil in best service after thev were 70. Rcinecke was dismissed Mon 1 ir y !werc wrong- ivLiuLLKL udh dismissed MOn- Rnnllhlipan ranl-c pa mlv "Thn __. Jenner, an urbane, 67-year-old Lne "obviously, we! to the carrier Inchon jday by U.S. District Judge Bar- years old. But, he added, "1 think every- jrington Parker. body realizes that it isn't (o bei But Parker denied a defense some 2" m''os offshore. best thing at the moment is to keep everything he said. i Jenner said he had received expected that I would run for motion to grant a judgment of word from anyone tnat his job has changed and did not ex- Republican ranks calmly "Thej flj rf jn lh j American civilians were _, ,t us mjat a British base at Dhekelia, on acquittal on a second count. The count dismissed at :d at thejpect lo do anything differently [request of Defense Attorney than he has done from the be- rc-cleetion in 1980." Once Republican Morse, once a Republican I james Cox alleged that Rein-! himself, switched to indepen- Lpi-n inqiifioH Fiicniv in rnn rinnf in 1W when hr ind nnrtv j y Some Republicans felt Jenner dent in 1U52 when ne and paitj ale judiciary committee two I Hpwrtorl Ihpm bv endorsing leaders agreed lhat hc was too vpar, am ho ha hari 7 f ,u rno Th >cars he said he had ctmng pro-impeachment argu- hberal for the G.O.P. way of knowjng whether mcnts Friday bv Doar years later, he became a Attorncy Gcnera, crat and was re-elected in 19a6. j Mitchell knew of a financial] Time Tally commitment by a subsidiary of Meanwhile. Time magazine International Telephone Tele- said that if committee members ;raph Corp. to the 1972 Republi-j vote the way they were leaning His detractors claimed thai Morse, who earned the nick- name "Tiger of the was loo cantankerous and loo jean national convention prior loilast week, they would much of a loner to accomplish] July 31, 1971. j impeachment by a 26-12 tally. telligence as well as by aithe south coast of Cyprus, which number of governments, includ-'hcy reached Sunday in a road ing the British, with which from Nicosia. U.S. consulted as the crisis deep-j Friedheim said there was no ened. physical danger to the Ameri- Secretary of Slate Kissinger jeans at Dhekelia, which recalled Saturday lhat by British troops, the 1964 and 1967 Cyprus crises1 Going Ahead Ihe Turks embarked troops, but did not invade the island. Closed Off Therefore, hc said, The evacuation has been members of Ihe intelligence community and foreign govern- planned and in preparation for i several days and is going ahead though a cease-fire has been set. Some marines were ordered annrnvp ments thought the new sailing of i to travel lo the beach with the frnm flip Inchon anything for Oregon in a single six-year term. Kennedy Question However, Time said since "many of Ihe members have In 1944. when Morse first rani Senator Edward Kennedy jumping back and forth al- for the 'senate, his campaign (Mass. I. a committee member. nl0st by the minute, it seemed slogan was "Principle abovejaskctl Reinecke about Politics." Three decades of Ihe ITT the slogan was basically Ihe the panel was considering j.._ _ same: "I shall work and" nomination of Richard; _ for the restoration of integrity 'Kleindienst to be attorney gen! pj "The question is put some- what the judge The son of a Wisconsin of Kennedy's question, cr, Morse was born in "It was vague and uncertain on Oct. 20. He earned A.Ii. and that question called for an and M.A. degrees from Ihe Cox argued. troops from southern Turkey] helicopters from the Inchon, might again be a maneuver to'" bring pressure on Greece in dip- Friedheim said their .job is to help in the evacuation, rather 1 o m a t i c negotiations, rather! than to provide any security. He than a forerunner of invasion. said he did not know if they member. nlost bv the minute, it seemed MitchclPs unlikely that all members would Earlier, tl.sa.hng itscif surfou.d teaiml P, gCi (ConlinucdTPagcl, Col. 8.) i (Continued: Page 3, Col. 3.) j f in our own government." Son of Farmer Cease-Fire J four other i Friedheim said the big carri- [cr Forrestal and several des- troyers are positioned farther offshore, as is the cruiser Little IRock. flagship of the Sixth fled. SAN CLEMENTE. Calif. (AP) News of a cease-fire agree- Conn( versity of Wisconsin, a law do-! gree from Ihe Lnivcrsily of Minnesota and a doctor of juris- The prudence at Columbia universi- ty- Morse taught at Minnesota and Columbia, then i Mitchell. moved lo Oregon in 1920 and became dean of Ihe University of Oregon law school at the age mrat for Cyprus added an extra i touch of enjoyment for Pros- one remaining Nixon as hc met with 150 against Rcinecke accuses friends and political of lying to the committee about [supporters, iwhen he first discussed the con-: The first word of the Cyprus -development came at the parly Heinecke told Ihe committeeiSunriay night at Ihe Bel Air Chuckle If you're going lo borrow, borrow fniin a pessimist-he never expecls lo get it back about lo be marie in Washing-] Soviet Vessels couple of Russian naval lie said the Cyprus affair j shows thai the fragile structure; of peace "needs constantly to be vessels arc observing the U. S "A strong America and strong American President is! something which is absolutely! Today's Index Comics Crossword indispensable if we are to build j Daily Record lhat he first discussed San'home of Budget Director peaceful world that we liego as a site in .September 1971 after an oul-of-courl set- tlement of an ITT anli-tnisl had been on the phone from Washington three times during profociilion contends the parly and aides brought lhat Reinecke discussed Ihe con- messages lo Ihe President's venlion with Mitchell in a tele- phone call May 21, 1071, before Ihe case was settled. The case was resolved out of court in Jiilv. Secretary of Stale Kissinger progressed. Then, during a dinner Nixon disclosed lhal "a very positive announcement" was "Can Hc 1'rond" drew prolonged ap- whom, he said, joined him in campaigns going back 27 years, lie told the audience that over his last five and a half years in office "Americans, regardless (Continued: Page II, Col. 7.) Deaths Kditurial Farm Financial Marion Movies Society Sports Stale Television Want Ads Features fi ....11 ...18 .....9 R .13-11! ....10 20-23 Friedheim said warships in the evacuation operation, he said, stressing that Russian naval units nor- mally keep watch on U. S. ship activities. Generally, there has been no significani change in the disposition of the 50-ship Soviet fleet in the Medi- terranean, or of the bulk of the U. S. Sixth fleet. Friedheim said the latest es- timate placed the number ol Americans in Cyprus at aboul 0. He said he did not know the location of those beyond the 350 to be evacuated, or whether they would be taken off later. He indicated that some of those being evacualed are probably tourists. Friedheim also said he does nol yet know where the Inchon will take the evacuees. accepted by Greece and Turkey. U. N. Secretary General Kurt Waldheim reported a Turkish iir raid on Nicosia an hour and 5 minutes after that time. UPI Correspondent Michael (eats said in a dispatch from that the deadline came and went with no sign of relax- ation in the fighting. The Greek Cypriot radio said Turkish planes striking shortly before the deadline bombed a State Kissinger and Undersecre- tary Joseph Sisco, Kissinger's man-on-the-scene in Cyprus. Assistant Secretary Robert McCloskey, who announced the cease-fire here, said Kissinger spoke with Nixon by telephone three times Sunday evening Nixon is at San Clemente, Calif. The Greek and Turkish agree- ment amounted to acceptance ol a proposal by Kissinger, Mc- Closkey said: Kissinger was in frequent con- tact Sunday with Sisco, who has been shuttling between Athens and Ankara in an effort to gel the two governments to send representatives for talks in Lon- don at the suggestion of Great Britain. Kissinger also was in tele- phone contact Sunday -with the foreign ministers of Britain. France, Germany, Turkey and Greece. WASHINGTON (UPI) U. S. District Judge Gerhard Gesel! Monday threw out the convic tion of John Ehrlichman on one perjury count. Gesell sajd that the statut under which Ehrlichman was charged and convicted on tha count a federal law agains lying to the FBI "was no properly invoked in this case." The convictions in another perjury charge and one count of violating the civil rights of Dan- iel Ellsberg's psychiatrist, still The perjury count which Ge- sell threw out carried a max- imum penalty of five years in prison and a fine of 12 Imi to Britain LONDON (AP) Iran will lend Britain billion under an agreement signed Monday. Chancellor of the Exchequer Fire Victims Die DECATUR, 111. day's tank car explosion and fire has claimed two more lives. The death toll is now four, with at least 140 injured. Engineer Bobby Olinger, 33, of Mexico. Ind.. and Switchman Denis Healey told parliament, j Clyde Rucker. 26, of Mt. Zion, He presented a package ofJUI.. died Sunday, proposals designed to strength- Damage estimates range to en Britain's sluggish economy. 51-1 million. Athens Swept by Rumors Of Coup Against Junta ATHENS (AP) Many of- fices and shops closed down and Other than Ihe tank movc- lotel in the port of Famagusta and killed a number of persons including 20 foreigners. It did not say what nationality the for- eigners were. Other dispatches spoke of a Turkish breakthrough to the Turkish Cy- priot quarter of Nicosia. Ankara radio said an Athens coup overthrew the Greek gov- ernment Monday but the Greek embassy in Washington said the report was totally unfounded. UPI correspondent John Rigos reported from Athens that the >reek military Junta remained in power and the city was nor- mal. British Message The British high commis- sioner said in a message deliv- ered over British Forces radio an hour after the cease-tire vjas to have gone into effect: "In many areas fighting has ieen intense and I cannot pro- vide you with the security and jrotection that I would wish. The U. N. is doing a magnifi- cent job in trying to arrange a cease-fire and I am still hopeful that this can be arranged. "My advice to you is very short: Keep calm and stay in- doors and take no chances." The cease-fire, largely a triumph of Secretary of Stale have allies from the brink of war toward the negotiating table. British Foreign Secretary James Callaghan announced in London that Britain, Greece and Turkey will begin talks on a Cyprus settlement in Geneva Tuesday or Wednesday. Breakthrough Report Bryan Boswell of the newspa- per the Australian reported "rom Nicosia that truckloads of roops were pouring into the Turkish enclave, relieving the Turkish Cypriot militiamen who lad defended the area since 'ighting started. The breakthrough was preced- ed by dawn air strikes by Tur- ;ish jet fighter bombers, he lid. "The Turkish General hospital s overflowing with he added. Boswell said the enclave was vithoul light and water. The Lcdra Palace hotel near the area where hundreds of lourists and newsmen sought shelter from the fighting before being evacuated Sunday is now a "mortared shell." he said. The state department, in cre- diting Kissinger with the cease- fire noted lhat he was aided by I the Ankara-Athens shuttling of Kissinger, appeared to turned the two NATO mcnts. there was no Joseph Sisco Fall Short police broke up a dcmonslrationj.lcljvjt rcn( jn asj bv voulhs outside parliament Monday as rumors late aflernoon to indicate the; hl Athens of a coup against the Jgovernment had fallen. said the Turks appeared to have military government. About 150 voulhs marched in failed to achieve their objcc- Tanks rumbled through Ihe j front of parliament chanting: streets but military sources They were de- The experts, assessing the re part of general that Greece go to war ordered after Turkey in-iagainst Turkey over Cyrus. Police dispersed them. Turkish: As Ihe rumors spread of a they wei lizalion vad-.'d Cyprus. T h e semi-official news agency Anatolia reported from Ankara thai a coup had taken place in Greece against Ihe junta. "The strongman of !he junta, Gen. loannides, was arrested, and a Gi'n. Davos in iiorlhcrn Greece has taken llu: agency said without living :i source for ils informa- coup, shops and offices began to close and many workers went A check by newsmen around Ihe olc! parliament house, the center of government, and oth- er key (Mints indicated work was proceeding normally. Reports from northern Greece I also said all was calm there. war (rom reports reaching Lon- don, said the situation remained confused but the Greek Cypriots seem to have denied the Turks their chief goals the Kyrcnia port facilities, Nicosia airport and the mountain pass linking these poinls. The experts said Ihe Turks landed with the limited aim of gaining a land link between the norlhcrn coast and Ihe huge Turkish community living in Ni-