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   Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - September 11, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                74 Rain is expected from the Ohio-Tennessee valley northeastward to northern New Eng- land, over the western Gulf coast, Florida and the northern and central Rockies into the eastern plains. Snow is expected in the higher elevations of the Rockies. The Weather emperalures Tuesday, I i overnight and Indies cipilation: Anchorage 5549.03 .L. Angeles 8367 Atlanta 86 Miami 90 79.05 Bismarck 79 42 .OS Min'apotis at A3 .02 Chicago B27D N. Orleans 8971 Denver 93 48 New York 84 BUIUtl] 64 49.18 Phoenix 109 77 onolulu 89 76 Seattle 70 4B Houston 9076 Washington Extended Forecast No rain is expected Friday through Sun- day. Lows in the 40s. Highs in {he low and mid 60s to lower 70s Saturday and Sunday. C. R. Weather High Tuesday ................80 Low overnight ...............66 Noon Wednesday .............77 2 p.m. Wednesday Precipitation ..............None total for September Normal for September .....3.97 Normal thru September ...27.12 Total for 1974 38.35 Barometer, falling.........29.82 Humidity at noon Wind direction and velocity at 2 p.m. S at 12 mph. Sun rises Thursday, sur gels, Year Ago Today High, 73; low, 59; rainfall, none. Traveler's Forecast Thursday Weather, Hi-Lo Bismarck ........Clrng 54-32 Chicago .........PtCldy 74-51 Cincinnati.......Tshwrs 80-GO Cleveland .......Tshwrs 7G-50 Des Moincs .....PtCldy liO-43 Detroit...........Shwrs 78-55 Indianapolis.....Tshwrs 78-58 Kansas City .......Rain 75-52 Milwaukee ......PtCldy 70-49 Mpls.-St. Paul ..PtCldy G2-39 Omaha ............Rain G4-45 St. Louis .........Rain 08-53 Sioux Falls .....PtCldy 62-37 Mississippi Stages (Flood staecs in brackets) LaCrosse (12) 5.1, fall .1 Lansing (18) 8.5, fall .1 Dam 9 (18) 13.3, rise .3 McGregor (18) 7.0, no change Gutlcnbcrg (15) 4.C, rise .4 Dubuque (17) missing Davennort 15 4.2. rise .1 Kcokuk (10) 2.8, fall .7 Cedar at C.It. (13) 3.43, fall .03 Coralville Lake Pool Level Wednesday .083.54 Births Luke's Sept. 10 To the families of Ken L. Vanous, 1200 Belmont parkway NW, a daughter: Wil- liam Laiiue, 394 Thirty-fourth street SE, a son; Frietlric Schcpp, Marengo, a daughter; Dennis Lamar, Central City, a son. Births Mercy Sept 10 To the families of Tim Waifseiicr, Walford, a son; George Willard, 700 Thirty- filth street, Marion, a daughter. Marriage Licenses Diane Richey and Sidney Ar- nold, Shirley Howland and Stc- y'en Corneilius, Cheryl Hun- nicutt and Mcrlyn Danskin, Patsy Fisher and Ncal Krumb- h'olz, Deborah Barcus and Robin Glover, all of Cedar Rapids. Norccn Sessions, Marion, and Michael Harrison, Cedar Rapids. Marriages Dissolved Mary E. and James E. Zoll. Larry J. and Monica .1. Brooks. Mabel Maron and John Charles: Strawn. Janice L. and Ivan E. Pilcher. Petition for Bankruptcy Jon .1. Gabriel, 1300 Oak- land road NE. Debts: Assets: with all claimed as exempt. Vornon L. Keiner, Marengo. Debts: Assets: with all claimed as exempt. Dnnalrl Dcvere White, jr., 2828 Wavoland drive NW. Debts: Assets: with claimed as exempt. Firos a.m. Wednesday. I'litsit gasoline at. rear -112 Ninth avenue SW. 7.-.I.'! a.m. Wednesday. Air-c- Magistrate's Court Speeding Edward Biggart, 3623 F avenue NW; Charles Dyer, 1925 Ellis boulevard NW; Roger Meistcr, Vinton; each fined and costs. Howard Henson, 1530 D avenue NE; fined and costs. Allen Bell, 1725 D avenue NE; Victor Lopez, 170 Cherry Hill road Twenty-ninth street NE; Jerry Tichy, 150 Thirty-first street NW; John Schmitt, 701 Tama street, Marion; Raymond Hou- deshell, 401 Mayberry drive NW; Kenneth Springer, Lake Forest, 111.; each lined and costs. Dennis Heath, Springvil- le; John Sasek, 2427 Fruitland boulevard SW; each fined and costs. Richard Adlins, 1055 B avenue NE; Charles Barkes, Iowa City; Jeffrey Foley, 3851 Tomahawk trail SE; Brad Beasmorc, route one, Marion; Kathleen Kramer, 201 Wiley boulevard NW; Timothy Hcin, 910 Keys court, Marion; Lance Moreland, 1717 Fourteenth av- enue SE; Elizabeth McGrane, 1104 Oakland road NE; Linda Pospisil, 3811 B avenue NE; David Nunemaker, 1G27 Texas avenue NE; each fined and costs. Driver's license violation Bobbie Miller, route three, Cedar Rapids; fined and costs. David Turner, 017 Ninth avenue SE; fined and costs. Bob Miller, 2420 Otis road SE; fined and costs. Intoxication Bernard Gorsch, 1093 Eleventh street, Marion; fined and costs. Ronald BultPrbaush, 800 Sixth street SW; fined and costs. Traffic signal violation David Herb, 3323 Southland street SW; Elizabeth Miller, 3101 Sixth street SW; Thomas Anderson, 816 Fifteenth avenue SW; each fined and costs. Fighting Kenneth Robert- son, 318 Eighth street SE; fined and costs. Faulty equipment Sharon Anderson. 400 B avenue NW; Kelly Yeisley, 4308 Shermon street NE; Randall 'Noble, Ml. Vcrnon; each fined and violation Ann costs. Parking: Schmilt, 701 Tama street, Marion; fined and costs. One-way Street violation Esther Bclcove, 809 Fourth street SW; lined and costs. Iowa Deaths Marengo Mrs. Tom KI- wood, 63. Friday at: 10 at St. Patrick's Catholic church. Ro- ary Thursday at 8 at Hoover- Valentine's where friends may call after noon Thursday. Graveside services Friday at 1 it Mt. Calvary cemetery, Ce- dar Rapids. Marengo David A. McLcn- lan, 90, of Indianola. Hoover- Valentine's. Kalona Catherine Viola Walker, CO. Saturday nl 30 at iply Trinity Catholic church, Richmond. Rosary at 3 and xm. Friday at Peterscim's, Ka- lona. Memorial fund estab- lished. Hoi brook Mamie L. Welsh, !iO. Thursday at 10 at St. Mi- chael's Catholic church. Rosary Wednesday at 8 at McSwiggcn- Uhlmann's, Williamsburg. Tipton Elizabeth Bar- roughs, 88. Friday at at Sheets and Sons. Helping Hand Rcbekah service follows. Visi- tation after 9 Thursday. (Continued from Page 1.) of 1958 and the Presidential Transition Act of 19G3. The Transition Act provides a former President with up to for office, staff and other benefits during his first six months out of office. The Former Presidents Act provides for a pension, to begin immedi- ately after a President leaves office, plus up to for staff salaries and "suitable of- fice space, appropriately Obituaries I Thursday noon. Rosary will be LIZZIO M. Ihompson jreciled Thursday at 8 p.m. M. Thompson, 85, of 1200 Eighth street NW, a former resi- dent of Marion, died in a Cedat Hapids hospital Tuesday night after a brief illness. Mrs. Thompson was born May 14, 1889, at Decorah and was a rn u m her of the Methodist church in Occorah. Surviving are three daugh lers, Katheryne Baburck, Cedai Hapids; Irene Hanson, Centra! City; and Mae Chamberlain Cedar Hapids; 15 grand children; and 33 greal grandchildren, and a sister Amelia Thompson, Alburnetl. Services: Melhodist church in Decorah Salurday at p.m Burial: Canoe Methodist ceme- tery. Friends may call al Ihe Baxter Memorial chapel Friday after a.m. A memorial func has been established. equipped" to begin at the end wesL Raymond L Sickles Raymond Lawrence Sickles 75, 301 G avenue NW, died Tues- day following a long illness. He was a retired employe of Allis- Chalmers Manufacturing Co. Born Feb. 7, 1899, in Mason- ville, he had been a resident ol Cedar Rapids for 29 years. He and Grace Brown were married Nov. at Manchester. Surviving in addition to his wife, are two sons, Robert and Harold, and one daughter, Mrs. Jack Barnes, all of Cedar Rapids; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, and two brothers, Mylo and Wilson Sickles, both of Manchester. Services: Turner chapel west at a time to be announced. Friends may call at Turner (Continued from Page 1.) where Squires is building a house. In the Mechanicsville area, William Woods, 49, was using an aluminum ladder lo pick apples from a tree on his farm. The ladder came into contact with a power line and Woods was knocked, unconscious, to the ground. A neighbor was on the scene and pounded Woods on Ihe chest lo restore his brealhing. Rolh victims were hospital- ized, Squires in condition al. an Oclwein hospital, and Woods in a Cedar Hapids hospi- !al being I rented for second and third degree burns. BROSH CHAPEL the transition period. A justice department memo randum prepared at Sampson': request indicates that Nixon i: not eligible for full benefit! under both, laws at the same time. In that memo, Acting Assis tant Attorney General Marj Lawton said: "II is our conclu sion that former Presiden Nixon immediately qualifies fo a pension (under the Forme: Presidents Act) and for tin staff, office and other benefit: (of Ihe Presidential Transition Act) for six months from (hi dale of his resignation, at whicl lime he would qualify for the of fice and staff provided for by he Former Presidents Act." Period Extended The Nixon proposal, however would extend the transition 3eriod from six months to more :han 10 months, ending on June 30, 1975, Ihe end of the curren 'iscal year. At the same time Nixon would be receiving in pension, staff sa aries and other benefits under the Former Presidents Act. A GSA spokesman cited the Tohnson transition as a prcce denl, noting that he wan the only President lo receive the icnefils of both acts and point- ing out that he extended his t r a n s i I i o n period from sh months to 17 months. But GSA documents show he received only his pension ant Transition Act funds thai 17- month period and didn't begin gelling staff and office money under the Former Presidents Act until the transition ended. Johnson Average Calculations based on the GSA figures show that Johnson re- ceived an average of about a month during the tran- sition period and about a month after that. This compares with a monlh Nixon would receive during his first 10 months and a month after thai if his level of spend- ing under the Former Pres- idents Act remained stable. Memorial Services Repsticn, William C. Thursday at at Stewart funeral home by the Rev. Ar- thur Klcvc of St. Matthew's church. Burial: Sacred Heart cemetery, Monticello. No visi- tation. Ilrnliy, William Thursday at at Turner chapel cast by the Rev. James Lange. Burial: Linwood ceme- tery. Friends may call at Turner cast. Shay, Clarence M. Thurs- day at 2 at Zion Lutheran church, Oclwein, by Dr. George W. Carlson and the Rev. La- Vernc II. Strike. Turner west was in charge of local arrange- ments. Friends may call at Brant funeral home in Oclwein after 5 p.m. Wednesday. fd.ir Rapids "Ih'riHi'il tit 1'iihlii' .SVn-irr" Inquire Alxnit Our Services Carl W. Buls Carl W. Bills, 86, 1801 Grande avenue SE, died Wednesday in a Cedar Rapids hospilal. He was born March 21, 1888, at Tripoli, he was married Oct. 7, '1930. A registered- pharmacist in Iowa for over 50 years, he re- ceived his pharmaceutical cer- tification in 1909, and owned and operated drug stores in Tripoli and Strawberry Point for many years. He continued practicing in Cedar Rapids where he had lived the lasl 27 years. Mr. Buls was a member of the Masonic Lodge AF and AM in Strawberry Point for CO years; El Kahir Shrine and Scottish Rite Consistory in Cedar Rapids for 50-years; Cedar Rapids Chamber of Commerce, and a member of St. Paul's United Methodist church. Surviving are his wife, Elsie; a daughter, Joyce Snider, Sims- bury, Conn.; a son, Charles, Freehold, N.J.; a brother, Her- man, Tripoli, and three grand- children. Services: noon Friday at Turner chapel east by Dr. Ar- nold Herbst. Burial: Strawberry Point. Friends may call until a.m. Friday. The casket will not be opened after the ser- vice. The family suggests that friends may, if they wish, con ribute to St. Paul's United Wclhodist church memorial "und or Shriners Crippled Chil- dren's hospital. The family suggests donations made be made to the general scholarship fund at the Univer- sity of Iowa. Minnie M. Feild Minnie M. Fcild, 87, 1308 Twenty-firsl avenue SW, died in a Cedar Hapids hospital Wednesday morning after brief illness. She was born Aug. near Crestline, Kan. She was a Jehovah's Witness and a graduate of Petersburg, III., high school. Surviving are a son, Wilbur A. Fcild, Cedar Rapids; a sister, Mrs. John L. Cross, Oregon, a grandson and three great-grand- children. Services: 3 p.m. Friday at jMishap in New 'KCRG Building, Man Hospitalized Clifford F. Miner, 52, of 940 Thirtieth street. Marion, was taken to St. Luke's hospital Wednesday after he was injured in a construction accident at the new KCRG building, Second av- enue and Fiflh street SE. He was reported in fair condi- tion. The accident happened short- ly before a.m. in the basement of the building, which is under construction. Workmen said Miner was hit in the nose by a wrench used lo lower a paper loading device into a pit in the floor. Raymond Mace, Iowa City, said he and Miner were lower- ing the machine with Ihe use of a chain and wrench when the wrench slipped out of Miner's Turner chapel cast by one of grasp and struck him. Jehovah's Witnesses. Burial: Linwood cemetery. Friends may call at Tnrner east Miner was conscious, but bleeding from the mouth when taken lo the hospital. The Cedar Jtapliis Gazette: Wed., Sept. 11, 1971 Statement (Continued from Page in any trial of Mr. based on information which cluded the said Miller also informed the White House that A memo from the would "never" enter a prosecutor's office listing of guilty and that the coun- areas of illegality in replied "I believe so" to a Nixon could have been of whether Nixon would a full trial. Ford, he tigatcd believed "Nixon should not The information (hat to walk the plank." would never admit guilt but would face a trial that would polarize the said Ford never demanded a confession or admission from Nixon, but instead, "as full a The information from as possible." In his cutor Leon Jaworski that Nixon admitted could take a year or and A memorandum from no wrongdoing. lawyers that the trial could never be Trial And Uuchen's advice (hat also said the suddenly ceptance of a pardon would be a tacit admission of guilt. Buchen was emphatic on what the pardon was not based scores of Watergate pardons should not interfere with the cover-up trial scheduled to start, in 20 days. Buchen declined to set a time- "I can assure you the President did not make a deal for a final decision by the "resident. But he indicated Nixon for a studv mav nnt hp mm- (Continued from Page 1.) two-year spot on the board, re- ceiving votes and carrying every precinct. She could not be reached for comment Wednes- day morning. Area X vote story on page 8D Scotl Olson ran second with Mark Donahue came up with 801, Howard Beall received 505, and Carl Ledford managed only 387 votes. 53 Percent The plan for electing future board members from geograph- ical districts received 53 percem approval with persons fa voring the measure and opposing it. It needed approva from more than 50 percent of :he voters in order to pass. Under the plan, four .schoo ooard members will be electee as residents of four geograph ical districts, and three others ivill be elected regardless of res dcncc. All voters in the entire school district will still be able to vote for 'all board members, Presently, school boarc members are all elected at- large and Without regard to resi- dence. The director district question carried in 14 cast-side precincts and 12 west-side precincls. It "ailed in 9 east-side precincls and three west-side precincts. Voters in the Covington procincl split evenly, 9 yes and 9 no. The measure received the wi- desl favorable margin in (he Coolidge precinct, where passed 80 lo 37. Mrs. Tom Elwood Alice J. Elwood, 63, wife of Tom Elwood, a former Cedar Rapids resident, died Tuesday at University hospitals, Iowa :ity. Mrs. Elwood was born Jan. 25, 1911 in Cedar Rapids. She las been a resident of Marengo since 1950. She attended Elm Srove school, Cedar Rapids, and graduated from Immaculate Conceplion high school, Cedar Rapids. She was married to Tom El- wood on Aug. 30, 1945, in Cedar Rapids. She was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic church, Vlarengo and was a past prcs- dent of the Altar and Rosary so. cicly of the church. She was a past member of the Jemocralic central comniit- ,ce and was active in political work. Survivors in addition lo her insband include three daugh- ers, Mrs. Jane Femal, Chica- go; Sheryl and Sara, both of I'larcngo; one brother, Donald Colgan, sisters, Cedar Rapids; Dorothy Cummins, 7cdar Rapids, and Margaret lamson, Milwaukee; nnd one randdaughter. Services at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Patrick's Catholic church, Vlarengo. Graveside services vill jbe at 1 p.m. Friday at Ml. Calvary cemetery. Cedar Rap- ids. Friends may call at, llouv- iM'-ValcnliiiR funeral homo after Since flowers for all occasions JOHN E. LAPES Ciinvpnifnt d.-jwntown locution 308 3nl Avc. Sli :i65-0511 Supporting West-side precincls supporting he director district question vere Grant, Wilson, Van Buren, Coolidge, Hayes, Hoover, Taft, Cleveland, Roosevelt, Madison, larrison and Hie Ellis YMCA. East-side precincts supporting t were Monroe, Erskine, John- son, Squaw Creek, Arthur, Adams, Coe, Eisenhower, Hard- ing, Kennedy, Pierce, Nixon, Hiawatha and Robins. City hall also supported it. The measure failed in west- side precincls Lincoln, River- side Roundhouse- and Palo. It also failed in east-side precincts All Saints, Grant Wood, Jane Boyd, Immaculate Conception, Washington, Polk, Garfield, Franklin and Kenwood. The widest negative margin on the issue was recorded in Grant Wood precinct, with 145 yes voles and 225 no voles. Carried by 55 Votes The referendum on expanded uses of the present 2.5 mill levy '.or construction carried by a mere 55 votes yes and no, a 51 percent approval. The measure needed u simple majority to pass. Voting in favor of the mea- sure were Ihree west-side pre- cincls, Coolidge, Hoover, and Taft, and 12 cast-side precincls, Erskine, Grant Wood, Johnson, Washington. Squaw Creek, Art- Franklin, Adams, Coe, Kennedy, Pierce and Eisenhow- r. Precincls opposing Ihe lax ex- lansion included 10 cast-side irccincts, All Sainls, Monroe, lane Boyd Community House Immaculate Conception, Polk, Garfield, Harding, Kenwood, Vixon and Hiawatha. Voted Against K 1 c v c u west-side precincts against Ihe measure, 'hey were Grant, Wilson, Van iurcn, Lincoln, Hayes, Hiver- -.idc lioundhouse, Cleveland, Roosevelt, Madison, Harrison and Ellis YMCA. Others voting against were Covington town hall, Robins, city hall and Palo. Defeat of the measure would not have meant a reduction in taxes until 1981, school officials pointed out, since present au- thority to levy Ihe tax runs unlr Ihcn. Passage of the measure per- mits the school district lo use funds from the 2.5 mill levy for new purposes now allowed by Iowa law. These include pur- chase, construction or repair of schoolhouses and other build- ings, purchase of equipment and other uses. The measure authorizes the dislricl (o levy the tax for 10 years. No Tax Hike It does not mean an increase in taxes since the 2.5 mills were being levied already for pur- poses allowed by Iowa law unti it was changed by the last ses- sion of the legislature. A proposed half-mill levy for recreation purposes was defeat- ed by 124 voles yes anc no, for 49 percent approv- al. The measure needed approv- al by more than 50 percent of the voters in order lo pass. Precincls supporting the mea- sure were west-side precincls Hoover and Taft, and east-side precincls Erskine, Grant Wood, Johnson, Washington, Garfield, Arthur, Franklin, Coe, Eisen- hower, Kennedy and Pierce. I Garfield voters gave it the widest margin of support 7' to 20. Twenty-seven precincls op- posed the half mill. Included were west-side precincts Grant, Wilson, Van Buren, Coolidge, Lincoln, Hayes, Riverside Roundhouse, Cleveland, Roose- velt., Madison, Harrison and Ellis YMCA. East-side precincts voting against the measure were All Saints, Monroe, Jane Boyd, Im- maculate Conception, Squaw >eek, Polk, Adams, Harding, Kenwood, Nixon, Hiawatha and Kenwood. Others were city hall, Coving- Ion, Palo, and Robins. Inflation Reaction Supt. Craig Currie said he believed the close vole on the 1.5 mill may have indicated a lo inflation. "I think the vote reflects the mood of our times, including the ligh rate of inflation. Some ,'Otcrs may have misunderstood .he 2.5 mill and thought it was a lew he said. Currie also pointed out that he director district question jassed by about the same mar- gin as the vote last fall asking hat some type of director dis- ricts be sel up. The measure jassed by about 200 voles last year. "I think it's fair to say dircc- or districts are still a con- rovcrsial issue in the minds of nany he said. Second Try? Although Currie said a deci- sion on whether to submit the lalf-mill recreation levy to 'oters again is up lo Ihe board, ic said the close vole indicates might pass on a second try. Also elected Tuesday was Wilnier Koss, running unop- posed for school district treasur- er. He received voles in his bid for Ihe two-year term. Unofficial r o I u r u s showed persons voted in Tuesday's election, short of the per- sons who luriicd out last year. Ford's former law partner and a long-time friend. "I know him that well." Depression? Buchen also replied "not that I know of" lo a reporter's ques- tion about whether Ford was influenced by reports that Nixon had been depressed since he had left the White House. In addition lo the Watergate cover-up, the memo by assistant prosecutor Henry Ruth listed a series of areas which had a pos- sible "direct connection" to Nixon. They included his tax deduc- t i o n s for vice-presidential papers; White House aide Charles Culson's statement that he obstructed justice on Nixon's orders; national security wire- taps; the attempted tax auditing of administration the promise of campaign con- tributions from dairy organiza- tions and its relationship to an increase in milk price supports; the challenge to the Washington Post's ownership of two lelevi- sion stations; and Charles "Bebe" Rebozo's use of cam- paign contributions for Nixon's benefit. Nation "Saturated" Nixon's lawyer, Herbert Mill- er, issued his own memoran- dum, which contended that the nation had been "saturated" by Watergate and events of the past two years have created such an overwhelming likeli- hood of prejudice that the ab- sence ot due process would be G. R. Grash Claims Second Life A motorcycle accident in Cedar Rapids Sunday afternoon claimed its second victim Wednesday. Cary G. Summers, 29, of 3330 Forty-fourth street NE, driver of the motorcycle, died of inju- ries suffered in the crash at University hospitals in Iowa City early Wednesday. Killed Sunday in the accideni ivas Helen Woods, 29, of 1700 Bevcr avenue SE. Mr. Sum- mers' death brings to 13 the lumber of people killed- in fraf- "ic accidents on Cedar Rapids streets in 1974. Cary G. Stunners. 29, was born May 2, 1945, at Halls, Tenn. Formerly of Urbana, he :iad lived in Cedar Rapids for :he last three years and was an employe at Collins Radio. Surviving are his mother, 3ctty Hager, Missouri; his fa- .her, William G. Sumners, Mo.; two daughters, Kim- jerly Sue and Katrina Marie. bolh of Cedar Rapids; five sisters, Mrs. Joe Darnell, Shir- ey Dodd and- Mrs. Lemar lager, all of Steele, Mo.; Mrs. Sari Proctor, Cedar Rapids; Ruth Ann Dougherty, Torrcncc, and a brother, Jerry Sumners, Steele, Mo. .Services: Thursday at 2 at Ur- >ana Christian church. Burial: pleted by the scheduled Sept. 30 start of the trial of six former aides and associates of Nixon on charges stemming from the Wa- tergate cover-up. Buchen rejected a reporter's suggestion that disclosure of the pardon study intruded on the judicial process and threatened :he defendants' right to a fair trial. "I don't think he said, because it is well known that a President can pardon anyone at any time. Consideration of pardons for the cover-up defendants is "not a unique he said. Judge John Sirica Wednesday refused a request from defen- dant H. R. Haldeman to delay further the cover-up trial. At the request of the federal appeals court, Sirica already had post- poned the start of the trial three weeks. A lawyer for former Attorney General Mitchell, Plato Ca- cheris, said such wide-scale par- dons are "the only fair and eq- uitable thing to do in light of the pardon already given" lo Nixon. But former While House aide John Ehrlichman, a defendant in Ihe cover-up trial, would not say flatly whether he would ac- cept or reject a pardon. "The problem when you know is that you're in- I Urbana Memorial cemetery. Friends may call at Murdoch chapel in Center Point after 7 p.m. Wednesday. The casket will not be opened at any time. Ehrlichman said, J a warden "precludes the possibili- ty that your innocence will be established finally." Prosecutors voiced dismay at the White House disclosure, as did dozens of members of congress. "Pardoning all those connect- ed with Watergate would com- plete the cover-up of the cover- objected Senate Democrat- ic Whip Robert Byrd of West Virginia. Senator Ervin (D-N.C.) who headed the senate committee in- vestigation of the Watergate scandal, said: "I can't imagine that he could possibly make such a mockery of the principle of equal justice under law by pardoning these men who un- dertook to steal from the American people their right lo a free election House Speaker Carl Albert of Oklahoma said such pardons would "be viewed as an abuse of presidential power." "Where would lie asked Albert. "Would it mean that all politicans in trouble ivould be Rapped by Mczvinsky Rep. Mezvinsky (D-Iowa) a member of the house judiciary committee that conducted the mpeachment inquiry, said, "In- stead of closing the book on Wa- ergale, really what it does is condemn this nation to a history of speculation thai is far more devisive than a search for Ihe .ruth." Senator Mondale (D-Minn.) said he will introduce a consti- utional amendment allowing congress lo overturn future pre- sidential pardons by a two- hirds vote of both houses. 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