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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - July 28, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                WBfS Weather- Variable cloudiiu-sv. chance ol Iliumlmhoiv. crs tonight. High tuday SO, luw tonight lower (ills. Fair and cooler Monday. Jecme Dixon Predicts s Good in Watergate. (In Section A) Polo in Eastern iowa Action and Hard (In Section B) Section A CITY FINAL 35 CENTS ASSOCIATKl) PKK.SS, LPI, NtiW YORK TIMES Lawmakers Approve Obstruction of Justice Charge 27 to 11; Debate Goes to Full House ministration of justice- Watergate cover-up. in the WASHINGTON' (AP> Thfcjihu laws be faithfully c.xecu- house judiciary commitlee ree-'tcd ommended Saturday night that! Refined Charges The formal roll call in the hushed committee room came ad by a similarly irgin. adopted an e n t refining Ihe Their faces grim, the commit-; charges against Nixon AH 2, Democrals were pined cusing the Republican chief ex- ecutive of violating his "consti- tutional duty to take care that President To Direct His Own Defense SAN CLEM EN TE, Calif. opposed it. Rep. Edward Mezvinsky (D- lowa) voted for the article. Rep. Wiley Mayne (R-Iowa) voted against it. Mezvinsky, the last man on the Democratic bench lo vote I because he has the least seniori- ;i1 precisely p.m. A timetable established by eon- L'Jl'- gressional leaders calls for the His words were swift and lor- iull house lo decide the issue by mal: "Pursuant lo the rc.solu-ilnc cud of August, tion. Article One of that resolu- A majority of the house "-nuld and icportcd to uc required lo place on trial in the. senate, where a two- Repualicans who approved vole is nccessary to con. the impeachment rccommcn-1 vict and remove him "from dation were Reps. Thomas fice. Railsback of Illinois, Hamilton j Tnc committee Msh of New York, Lawrence four days .sometime s court- Hogan of Maryland, MCald-j, sometirnes contentious, as well Butler of Virginia William Americans watched on Cohen of Maine, and Harold Eion or liste d on radjo E u. Fioenhch of Wisconsin. _, Following the action, the com- ,he 38.member of ,aw. yers and tneir staff o[ more irmttee recessed until a.m. than 100 had spent six months CUT Monday. i p r i v a t e 1 y amassing volume of August 01 August after volume of evidence. Nixon was not surprised by a house judiciary committee vote to impeach him TelerJhoto REPUBLICAN MEMBERS of the house judiciary committee confer Saturday before the panel re- sumed its debate on impeachment. Rep. David Dennis left; Rep. Charles Sandman cen- ter; and Rep. Delbert Latta (R-Ohio) get their heads together before the historic vote. Mezvinsky cast the 20th aye1 which made a majority in favor! n of impeachment. He blinked! and intends to personally tears as he did so. mand his defense in the fullj Second Time house, where he expects to be! i vindicated, his aides said Satur-i Tilus> for onl5' the second time' more impeachment articles.1 (Continued: Page 3, Col. 2.) Say Turks, Greeks Near Accord GENEVA, Switzerland (AP) Greece and Turkey adjourned their Cyprus peace talks Satur- day after coming close to a compromise on solving the is- land's crisis. They planned to i, assurances from Secretary of State Kissinger early Saturday that the U. S. will press Turkey to obey the Cyprus cease-fire in order to prevent a breakdown of meet again this morning. U. N. officials on the Mediter-jeminent spokesman in Athens ranean island said Turkish way for wider talks on the polit- ical future of Cyprus. In New York, the U. N. Secu- rity Council met Saturday to hear a complaint from Cyprus of "flagrant violation of the the Geneva peace talks, a gov- fte bv Turtev iernment snokPFman in by iUrkey' Await Development tary activity there had stopped. George Mavros, the Greek But on the advice of the U. S. The foreign ministers minister, told newsmenland Britain, the council ad- from Cyprus and word from Ankara that Turkey was wind- ing down its operation on the island. The Ankawreports said troop reinforcement had stopped and only resupply and maintenance shipments would continue. Tur- kish troop strength on the island was reliably estimated at Under the anticipated Geneva day night. Aides said Nixon was walking on the beach when he learned of the house judiciary committee's vote to recommend his im- peachment for obstruction of justice in the Watergate cover- up. Nixon's press secretary in- formed him of the vote over a special telephone connection on the beach about a half-hour after the vote was cast in Wash- ington. "The President was not sur- prised, he had expected this out- come as you Deputy Press Secretary Gerald Warren told reporters. Learning of the vote, Nixon in the Republic's 198 years, a committee of congress recom- mended removal of (he nation's highest officer. The outcome was announced by Chairman Peter Rodino (D- returned directly to his home which ad- j and conferred with his chief of Greece and Turkey, along Geneva that the without acting to await agreement: British delegates and an Ameri-j not in Geneva but on'developments in Geneva.-The Turkish forces can observer, had hoped He did not elaborate. !council did not set a date for from positions they heldlstaff> Gen- Alexander Haig, and meet in a final plenary session Diplomatic sources said the next session. i Press Secretary Ronald Ziegler. Saturday night. But this was emerging accord dealt primari-i Movement at the Geneva1 P i who then issued a brief two-sen- was ordered, would stay mi tcnce statement which said; place but their new positions; 
                            

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