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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - July 24, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                Weather- ('bailee of rain to- night and Thursday, l-ow tonight, near 70. Highs Thursday, micl upper 80s. I'jii CITY FINAL 15 CENTS CKIMU IOWA. WMAKSDAY. Jl.'I.Y 24. 1S7I HIGH COURT ASSOCIATKD PKKSS, UHI, YORK TIMES Police Writ Denied by liy Harrison Weber DES MOI.NKS ilDPAi A three-member panel of the Iowa; supreme court Wednesday de-i clined to intervene in criminal cases against six Cedar Rapids j law enforcement officers. In denying a request for a writ of eertiorari. the panel noted that the defendants had not exhausted all of their rights' locally. The six contend the Linn1 county grand jury that returned indictments against them was1 illegally constituted because it' was continued from January I into July. i Not Asked j In sending the matter back to the district court, Chief Justice C. Edwin Moore noted from the bench that the defendants speci- fically had not asked the district! court to set aside the indict- ments on the grounds that the] grand jury was improperly im- paneled, i Robert C. Nelson, an attor-i ney representing the defend-] ants, replied that the six were! trying to expedite proceedings] and save the taxpayers moneyl by bringing the matter directly] lo the attention of the supreme court. Judge Moore said the panel, which besides himself included Justices David Harris and Ward Reynoldson, felt the application for a writ of eertiorari was "premature." Likened to Cinderella The lower court had set 5! p.m. Wednesday as the time for I UUyS inTeicST entering all pleas in the case.j I I I i I Justice Moore continued stay! UtlllSC! lITG proceedings for an additional' Tribunal Rules Against President by 8-0 Vote I, fused WASHINGTON prune conn ruled c ti n e s d a v that liuraiT said public ri-U'ninaiion in courts, despite- su-quires that presidential assertion tint it was not 8 to 0 fidentiaiitv bo afforded grmlnds President greatest protection must surrender While with the administration of branch. House tape.s and papers wanted itiet. '-s theoretically possible in connection with the Water-1 Therefore, he said. Sirica ha.-, for the attorney general to gate cover-up trial. a heavy responsibility to or revoke the regulation Chief Justice Burger, a Nixon that material irrelevant to appointee, delivered the prosecution be accord-; of the court. ;ed the high degree of respect- President and that such the ground for asserting privilege jas to subpoenaed materials 'sought for use in a criminal I trial is based only on the gener-. alizcd interest in confidentiality. jit cannot prevail over the fun-; jdamcntal demands of due; I process of law in the fair ad-! jus-; aterial be returned under seal the While House. Affirms Jurisdiction the special prosecutor'- :llltlonl.v' Ju''ger wrote. "But llon ln 10ITO branch ,s bound ,ha ministration of crimina ticc." Burger said. Citing the landmark "The allowance of the privi-'vs. Madison decision in logo to withhold evidence that said that "we therefore demonstrably relevant in that it is 'emphatically criminal trial would cut deeply province and the duty' of into the guarantee of ducjthis (supreme) court 'to say process of law and gravely 'he law is' wilh respect to Other Findings The court also ruled that: ,x_ Thc material sought by Ja- not satisfied a federal court 1 courts. :ru'e tnat subpoenaed material and relevant as cvi- the trial for which it is of Head of the New Creek Civilian Government -UPl Tclepholo pair the basic function of he said. The opinion said since "time is of the essence." the order to turn over the tapes will be is- sued immediately, rather than in 25 days as is the usual cus- tom. Sirica Review The decision affirmed an order issued April 18 by U. S. District Judge John Sirica re- quiring that the President turn over tapes and records of 64 conversations for use in the Wa- six the the claim of privilege presented iTexas Firm Turkey Sends Friendly If it Floats, tergate cover-up trial of (former Nixon aides and sociates. Sirica is to examine the mate- The doctrine of separation of powers and the need for con- fidentiality of high-level com- munications within the execu- tive branch does not mean that the President has an absolute privilege to withhold material in this case." Burger's opinion said that al- though executive privilege is noti (Continued: Page 3, Col. 7.) mentioned in the Constitution, Hi "is fundamental to the opera-i tion of government and inex-j tricably rooted in the separation! of powers under the Constitu-i tion." But it added that "this prc-i sumptive privilege must be con-j sidered in light of our historic! Tonight; Live On ABC-TV WASHINGTON (AP) _ commitment to the rule of law. j Wednesday nighl's' opening ses- This is nowhere more profound-! sion o{ house judieiarv com. ten days to permit the defend- Rapids News American General Insurance ants to file any further motions Co of js seek i ing approval of the purchase of 19.500 shares (5.7 percent) of the common stock of United Fire locally if they so desired. fn oral arguments to the panel, William Carmichael, an- other lawyer for the defendants, likened their case to the fairy tale of Cinderella. and Casualty Co. of Cedar According to information filed] Caramanlis Gazette Leased "Wires Turkish Premier Bulent Ece- vit sent Greek Premier Constan- tine Caramanlis a message Wednesday offering to reconcile their nations' differences that brought them close to war, Caramanlis told newsmen in to Greek ay Weed L.ICQHSQ rial to determine which parts are relevant to the trial. They will be made available to spe- cial prosecutor Leon Jaworski. ly manifest than in our on lhe impeach_ as- that 'the two-fold aim (at crimi-ment of President Nixon wm b nal justice) is that guilt shall televised live on ABC-TV and on escape or innocence Public Broadcasting not fer.'' [System stations. The proceedings are sched- n e w government to select members of its delegation. "Warmest Feeling" The Ecevit letter, read to newsmen at the Parliament building, said. "I congratulate you with warmest feeling on was sworn your assumption of office as in j prime minister of Greece. I am This grand jury, he related. with the Securities and Ex- j Wednesday as head of the first convinced that this heralds the was impaneled on Jan. 7 to doi change commission, the civilian government in Greece beginning of a new era of its work during the first calcn-jshares include shares ac-iin seven years and immediately dar quarter. It subsequently re-'quired on the open market George Mavros as turned the indictments againstisix separate transactions in thejforeign minister the six. last 60 days. Of this total, Ample Authority shares were purchased at Carmichael contended and the remaining this grand jury's powers at authority terminated at mid- night on March 31 and the Cin- Scott Mclntyre, sr., chairman of the board of United Fire, said derella first grand jury returned he had received no information peace talks with Turkey in Geneva. A British government spokes- man said that the peace talks have been delayed at the re- quest of Greece to enable the lo pumpkin status and once again became ordinary citizens beyond what was included in American General's presenta-; of Linn county without any fur-1'10" to the SEC. (her powers to act. To Des Monies j Garry D. Woodward, assistant He said he and his son. Scott attorney argued jr., president of Unit-! lhe panel that there was Fire, were going to Des authority for the first Wednesday afternoon to, grand jury to extend its work! talk with lhe state insurance j into subsequent quarters. ]commissioner about lhe situa-j Five Cedar Rapids j Kenneth Millsap. Darwin Am-l He said this is the first timej since he organized United Firoj company hasj president and a number ofj Cypriot Chief: Makarios Can Run in Election BULLETIN ATHENS (AP) Greek Foreign Minister George Mav- ros said Wednesday the new Greek government recognizes Archbishop Makarios as the legal head of meter, Robert Manchester, Don- ald Rosdail and Asst. Chief Wal- lace Johnson, and Public Safety Commissioner James Sleinbeck were indicted by the Linn county grand jury. Alleged Conspiracy All except Johnson hold the stock as an the next few months" on in 19-lfi thai a acquired such shares. In the July I filing with NICOSIA. Cyprus (UPI) 'riendship in our region. "From the day I took office it! to been the sincere desire of Britain and j my government to start friendly cooperation in all fields with our neighbors. I have strong hopes that as an experienced states- man who can appreciate the value of close and healthy rela- tions between Greece and Tur- key and for world peace, you might respond lo this desire." In Washington Secretary of State Kissinger said the U. S. j "welcomes the return of civilian I government" in Greece and j Cyprus. j He said the U. S. "expects to jhavc close and friendly rela- tionships with the new govern- ment in Greece which is com- posed of friends of ours." Caramanlis returned lo Athens Cedar Rapids So far "about 10 or 15" inner tubes have been li- censed as boats by the Linn county recorder's office, ac- cording (o Pat Kane, record- er. Inner tubes, rubber rafts and even tree logs must be licensed if used for water I transportation, according to a recently-passed state law ef- fective July 1. The law was intended pri- marily for "non-powered ves- sels" such as sailboats and canoes, but such watercraft as inner tubes also are included in lhe description of vessels requiring registration. If the craft is operated 300 feet from shore or in water deeper than the person's height, it requires a license, Kane said. He noted that li- tubcs which arc pulled behind powerboats, also. The rationale behind the law, Kane said, involves con- formity to federal guidelines for walercraft and the iden- in triumph from 11 vcars of self- tificalion Registration imposed exile and' took over! mimbc'l Act ing President Glafkosi iSEC which just became this week, lhe firm :....._.. ithal American General elections "will be held wilh- imposed f Continued: Page 2, Col. 5.) cover lost tercraft. or stolen wa- I derides said Wednesday thatj charged with conspiracy, pcrju- ment and may from lime anrl Impeachment Lobby Applies Heat rv and obstruction ol justice. seek lo increase ils inve Johnson is charged with perjury by the purchase and obstruction of justice and jtional shares. dent Archbishop Makarios could was named as an unindicled eo-j conspirator in the conspiracy in- dictments. The indictments followed a five-month probe of the police department by the grand jury. They were indicted in conncc- lion wilh an alleged conspiracy lo injure the reputations of other officers and lo have charges pressed against other! officers. Chuckle week Ml people picket ed rily hall demanding thai something be done about air pollution. Thru they got into cars and wcnl home. "American General docs not directly or indirectly exercise control over the company." the statement said. "However. American General may at some future time determine lo seek such control." The statement was signed by Benjamin N. Woodson. Houston, chairman and president. In lhe material the firm described it self as of Dec. .11. as "seventeenth in size among di- !versified financial companies in he U.S. as measured by total Ksels employed in the busi- Description of Kirm The Wondson information fur- ther said lhal "American Gen- eral consi.sls of the parent com- (Continued: Page II, Col. ,'l.i WASHINGTOX lAPl A pro- proposed articles of of addi- nl" for President. !impeachment lobby is Irving ;irc a vole. There still was scattered gun- put hometown pressure on sev- )n cascs fire in Nicosia Wednesday, cral key Republican congress-' threatening the fragile whose votes could lie cru- bill a li. N. spokesman saidjeial when the hon.se judiciary I the truce violations were decides whether lo i serious. .recommend impeachment of helping the Makarios was deposed last President week by the coup headed by The National Committee Nicos .Sampson, who resigned] Presidency Inc., a Tuesday lo make room lobbying group, derides, the speaker of full-page advertisements house of representatives several small Midwestern .legal successor to upstate New York newspa- under the calling attention to the im- derides told a news inquiry. ence lhat "every Cyprus has lhe right" to run for Cover-Up'.'" ident, and "there is no reason why Archbishop Makarios could not stand" for office. Makarius, in New York, said he plans to return to ads were aimed at districts represented by Republican congressmen considered lo be .swing voles on the committee, publicly uncoinmiltcd and (Continued: I'agc :i, Col. lo go cither way when the in large, boli Congressman cover-up'.'" The lobbying group ml lhat the lawmakers named The court said that the dis-s pute between the President and! Jaworski was subject to beSm at c-30 P-m- CDT- ______________________________I The National Public Radio system has said it will carry the debate live from start to finish. CBS has said its radio network also will carry the debate live but will break away for its regu- lar six-minute newscasts every hour. NBC Radio and ABC Radio have said they will air the de- President Not Going To Watch SAN CLEMENTE (AP) President Nixon will watch none of the televised impeach- ment debate Wednesday night, a spokesman an- nounced Tuesday. This word came from Press Secretary Ziegler. who last year insisted Nixon watched i n r i statement is convincing evi-. none of the televised hearings touched off open talk ,hat commitlec is I of the senate Watergate com- K to vote one or more ar-; mittee. Months later Nixon ac- knowlcdged he had taken an occasional peck. ifrom what I hear in the corri- by or i One southerner said after the bate live only when develop- From 40 to 80 i Hogan announcement. warrant. The Mutual Horn's announcement a System has said it Jred i weS bv Manv Republicans whojplans to carry highlights of each no. on anybody's list forays debate in special evening seven of the 17 committee Re-1 impeachment were talking for prog, publicans may end up first timc_today__about their TV networks are rotating cov- for Nixon's impeachment. i (Continued: Page 2, Col. 1.) but each one can carry the debate il it wishes. NBC and CBS said, however, they had no plans for live cover- age of the opening session. A spokeswoman for PBS said tin- public television system would televise lhe opening de- bate it.i I'nnclusion but would nut otter live coverage on MIC- Picture Darkened Nixon by Hogan WASHINGTON (AP) himself, said in an in- [ident Nixon's hopes of Tuesday night that he (impeachment suffered a eight Republicans to back on the eve of the house for impeachment. All 21 diciary committee's historic are believed ready bate Wednesday. vote for at least one article of Rep. Hogan. a i and one of those committee G.O.P. member, who publicans counted on to he has expected about 40 impeachment, announced in the house to vote day he supports impeachment, raised his es- Hogan is the first to 80 after Hogan's views] Republican to announce he known. vote for impeachment. His Anderson of Illinois, the Republican in the; said. "It seems to me (Pholo on picture obvious that Mr. Hogan's cloak loom tjdes (hei. ,ha, A committee vote on ,d f i( censes are necessary for inner jlo rccommend impeachment housc expected da'v. out they voted to lsilaP( lie an outside urgani- jpc-cna all information they bcl-au.M.- the local relevant, n._ action from constituents he do- In a news release issued in eideri answer it with a letter {Washington Tuesday. the paper. Zimmerman, a spokesman for and Mayn-.-'s nffico the lobby, said the votes of sait] .qatements congressmen and response lu :h, Page 2. Cut. in the three ads, Reps. Maync [of Iowa. Dennis of Indiana and K0pub.: Smith of New York, had in favor of issuing subpoenas some presidential diaries Today's Index Several judiciarv participation in the I ing cover-up being conducted ,alkl "These votes look like .h, supporters d with a national group headed Dennis sail 'politics ol impeachment, that voles on both sides of the I hi blv litll' with the ex-, 'hment'i, had received "remarka- pressure from ceplion of the pro-impeachmcui Comics Crossword Daily Heenril 1 1 Deaihs Kdilnrial Keatnros Kami Itejeet Charge i 'ec congressmen reject- ed suggestions, their voles iiadj up But six Republicans ijcnerall) considered in the "suihij" e.Ue- gory denied any While House pressure, Tht-v included Heps. l''i.sh and Smith, both of .New- York; Butler of Virginia; liailv National Committee oiilback and McClory. both of llli- I'rc.sidency, lie .said, and Cohen of Maine. Answered wilii Letter Mariim ies Society Spurts Slate 'I'elevisiun Waul Ads liA 8A 1C ..81) SC ?it   

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