Lawrence Journal World, May 17, 1973

Lawrence Journal World

May 17, 1973

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Lawrence Daily Journal World (Newspaper) - May 17, 1973, Lawrence, Kansas DAILY JOURNAL WORLD 118 TO CENTS TWENTYFOUR PAGES Odle Mitchell Made Major Decisions WASHINGTON AP The leadoff witness in Senate Wa tergate hearings said today that John Mit chell was making major deci sions about the Nixon reelec tion campaign for up to 10 months before he resigned as head of the Justice Depart Robert former direc tor administration for the Committee for the Reelection of the also said there was no doubt that ultimate po litical authority for the cam paign rested in the White Odle at length by the tribunal of seven sena tors as it opened historic hear ings into the wiretapping scan Joseph D inquired1 about decision memoranda that Odle said were sent regularly to Mitchell in the Justice how far back was the committee or its adminis trator sending memoranda to Mitchell at the department of justice I would after it was there and had been staffed up for a May of And you still presume that he was making some major de cisions in the Department of Justice prior to the time he re signed as attorney general Of Mitchell resigned as attorney general in March took a lengthy vacation and began functioning as campaign direc tor in Odle KissingerTho Talk Reopens Peace Try PARIS AP Henry Kis singer and Hanois Le Due Tho met for almost five hours today in the first session of their ef fort to end violations of the Vietnam peace Kissinger and smiling and visibly in a relaxed shook hands lengthily for news men and photographers before and after their meeting in an Americanowned villa in subur ban Norn la Kissinger told newsmen they agreed to meet again Friday in a Communist owned villa in Gif sur Yvette near The in Nom and Gif were the alternat ing sites of the secret talks in which Kissinger and Tho nego tiated the shaky peace agree ment last Tho and their ad visers lunched inside the close ly guarded As they emerged at the end of the newsmen asked Kissinger day How did it go to the presidential se curity adviser replied with a Kissinger on his arrival from Washington Wednesday night said he would do everything possible to improve implemen tation of the ceasefire agree If our colleagues from North Vietnam approach these meet ings with the same he then I am confident we will make major progress toward this objective and speed the normalization of relations between the United States and North President Nixons national se curity adviser and the member of the North Vietnamese Polit buro were expected to continue their latest round of talks for three or four Kissinger reportedly wants to be back in the United States before his 50th birthday May The two men who negotiated the peace agreement in Paris met last when Kissinger visited Hanoi Following a crescendo of allegations by each side that the other was flouting the the United States and North Viet nam agreed to have Kissinger and Tho meet again in an at Odle said he would routinely get Mitchells while he was at the Justice Depart for such matters as ting more office space or leas ing He said he didnt know what other decisions Mit chell approved by other cam paign Odle said he had not known of political sabotage or spying by the campaign Only what Ive read in the testified before a nationally televised Senate He said after the Watergate arrests on June 17 ally took home with him a ie galsized file 1 inches thick from the desk of cam paign deputy Jeb which he now believes may have been logs of wiretapped telephone Odle said the material was given to him by Magruders as Robert but that he never looked inside the file and never found out first hand what was He said he returned the material to has seen only news paper accounts of the He said the material was de scribed to him as a strategy file at the but he now be lieves it contained things which have no place in a politi cal Much of Odles testimony dealt with the administrative setup at the Nixon campaign Odle specifically denied that he destroyed any documents in volving the Watergate although he said the committee had shredding machines at convenient points in its of He also denied receiving transcripts of Odle said he was absolutely not involved in bugging activi He said he hired James McCord as a security man for the reelection He also said he fired later convicted as a con tempt to Deputy make the ceasefire Secretary o You Wont Have Ma Nature To Kick At This Weekend You wont have Mother Na ture to kick around any least for another day or Farmers can get into the sunbathers can work on their tans and politicians wont have to worry about more disaster Closing out what must be the best weather week of the warm sunny skies and mild National Weather Service forecasts more of same for Friday and only a five per cent chance of showers Heading into Friday when local temperatures should reach the upper 70s or mid the thermometer was streaking to a mid70s read ing by noon today after a morning low of The top reading Wednesday in Lawrence was 69 and the low was a mild Some clouds may dull the weekend outlook and bring the first precipitation the city has had since last Although there is a chance of showers Saturday night or local temperatures will change only slightly with highs continuing to be in the mid70s to low Dole Here At June 9 Fete Kansas Robert Dole has agreed to cut the ribbon to dedicate a newly renovated downtown Lawrence in cere monies for the redevelopment project on June who served as Repub lican National Chairman from 1970 until he resigned in Jan uary of this will be the featured speaker at a lunch eon at in the Eld ridge according to Jack president of the Lawrence Chamber of Com The Chamber in con junction with the Downtown Lawrence is sponsoring the Other luncheon speakers will be Mayor Nancy Hamble ton and Paul president of the Brand PLANS FOR the event were completed at a DLA meeting this Gray The luncheon will be followed by a tour of the artd then the ribboncutting cere monies at 9th and at 2 he Opening activities will ac tually begin on June Gray with a band concert and community dance in the park ing lot of the First National Bank Gray said the concert will begin at Related Story On Page 2 followed by the dance at Gray said there will be a little music for and refreshments will be pro The concert and Gray are for the to show our ap preciation of their support for the downtown CONSTRUCTION on the pro ject began on June when crews from the Constant Construction contractors on the began tearing up the 800 block on Massachu The work went swiftly through the and early so that by the first of the basic out line of the project was com Snow and rain hit in mid and continued to plague progress until April when construction be gan There is still some work to be done but it will be completed by the dedication State William Sullivan and Dep uy Nguyen Co Thach laid the groundwork with a meeting in Paris late last month to establish a list ol each sides grievances against the Informants said they settled none of the issues but helped to clarify each govern ment understanding of the others position at that Some diplomats believe that Hanoi may feel its bargaining position has been strengthenec since then by the Watergate scandal and by congressional moves to end all military action in Nixon warned Hanoi in his State of the World message May 2 continued infil tration of North Vienamese troops and arms into South Vietnam would risk a revived confrontation with the United The diplomats said there are signs that Hanoi thinks Nixon would have diffi culty carrying out his and there has been no report of a decline in Communist in The usually mildmannered Tho raised his voice angrily when he arrived from Hanoi denouncing alleged American bombing raids oh areas of South Vietnam con trolled by the Viet He ig nored denials of the at tacks and said if they were re he would walk out on It was the first time Tho had voiced such an ultimatum pub icly in four years of talks with INDEX Claiiifiadi Comiet Deathi 4 Farm 3 Seeiity TcUviiion LOCAL FORECAST Sunny and Full weather details Page ODLE WITH CHARTS Robert former director of administration for the Committee for the Re of the uses organization charts showing structure of the committee as he testifies before the Senate Watergate investigating committee at todays opening AP Wirephoto Boom Slows Down LONDON AP The price of gold eased further today as Europes booming bullion mar kets lost a little more heat in early The dollar moved up strongly on foreign Gold opened on the free mar ket in London at an a full below Wednesdays closing The dollar jumped three quarters of a pfennig to marks at the opening in Frank In the pound ster ing sagged more than a cent to The price of gold dropped n Zurich to an and the dollar was quoted at Swiss up almost a After touching record highs hroughout the past gold closed Wednesday in he worlds biggest gold mar at an That was down from Similar downward trends were recorded in other Eu opean The gold rush on the free market brought pressure for an ncrease in the official price of an ounce used in transac ions between governments to inance their international The United States is opposed o any increase because it would devalue the dollar as an nternational reserve 150 for Cut of War Power WASHINGTON The Foreign Relations Com mittee approved 15 to 0 today a bill to limit the war powers of the The identical to one passed by the Senate last would allow a with out prior approval of to use troops in combat for only 30 days to repel attack or the threat attack on forces or and the res cue of Americans endangered abroad or at The bill was reintroduced this year by Jacob Ja with 57 Senate co As approved by the Senate it would not apply to present Javits said it therefore would not re quire a halt in the bombing of but would prevent reintroduction of military activity in Vietnam or Laos without approval of A House Foreign Affairs sub committee has approved a sim lar bill which would prohibit commitment or enlargement of orces in hostilities abroad for longer than 120 days without specific approval of with new Indo china negotiations opening in Senate Democratic lead ers appear to have given up lope for an early vote to cut iff funds for continued bomb ng in Senate Republican Leader iugh Scott declined Wednesday o waive rules that would pre sent a supplemental appropria tion bill from being called up in the Senate until the middle of next Senate Democratic Leader Mike who sought the said there probably would be discussion that would delay a vote until the Senate returns from a Memorial Day recess May The supplemental money bill to carry scores of federal agencies through the remainder of the fiscal year includes an amendment adopted by the Senate Appropriations Com mittee to cut off all present and previously appropriated funds for hostilities in Cambodia or LOOK WHAT IVE GOTFouryearold Ray Dumareq winces as he makes a though catch of a fly ball at a softball clinic for He was one of about 150 in the AP Wirephoto Herman D asked whether the Com mittee for the Reelection of the President was solely under con trol of the President and his top Odle described the relation ship as one of not technical or legal Is it fair to say that the committee was set organ ized and directed from the W h i t e House Talmadge Those people who were at the White House had influence over the they gave it Odle But the campaign of was not at the White He came from the Jus tice That drew laughter from the standingroom The man at the Justice Department was former John now under indictment in connection with a secret campaign There was no doubt as to where the ultimate authority was there Talmadge said Odle said he heard of the Wa tergate burglary on Saturday June had happened early that He said he was told of a bur glary at Democratic headquar And I said to some people who were in that meeting I said that could never happen here because Ive got a guy working for me named Jim Odle McCord was security man for the Nixon one of the Watergate Following an opening state ment defending Nixon and the majority of his campaign work Odle was questioned in de tail about the setup of the Com mittee for the Reejection of the and its lines of au Sam Ervin D opened the and said his panel probe into assertions that the very system itself has been subverted and its foundations Ervin closures said have Watergate dis cast a black cloud of distrust over our entire Our citizens do not know whom to believe To dispel he the Senate committee must find the The nation and history itself are watching he We cannot fail our in other com mittee members promised thor See Page 2 CARNIVAL TONE AT HEARING WASHINGTON AP Its like opening day at the baseball said John Dale as he stoodin line to see the Water ate hearings You have to be lere the first So a mustachioed his tory teacher from came to the capital this week o see history in the He took his place on the cold marble steps of the Old Senate Office Building just after 8 Fifty people were in front of They had begun arriving be ore house retired And by when the heavy walnut doors of he Caucus Room opened to the only standing room was Astronauts May Repair Disabled Skylab CAPE AP The scenario is being written today for a Buck Rogersstyle space adventure in which three astronauts will fly a repair mis sion to the disabled Skylab space It will require one of the as ronauts to take a space walk o install a shield between the spacecraft and the ilazing rays of the Television pictures may pro vide much of the world with a ringside seat to the unfolding The flight will be delayed un il May If it Skylab 1 astro nauts Charles Conrad Joseph Kerwin andPaul Weitz could save their 28day orbital trip and the 56day voy ages planned later in the year for the Skylab 2 and 3 Plans for the flight are being drawn up by specialists at space agency centers at Cape and and at the con tractor plants of MartinMariet ta in and McDonnell Douglas in Ive asked all concerned to come up with detailed recom mendations and a detailed timetable by Thursday after Skylab project director William Schneider told news men He said the only barrier to the flight is the 100degreepliu temperature in the interior of the 85ton which was launched unmanned from Cape Kennedy Monday into a 272milehigh And temperature seemed to have decreased and stabilized at between 100 and 110 A launch mishap stripped an insulation shield and protective thermal paint from the side of the allowing the suns heat to penetrate the ve The area of the spacecraft facing the sun is about 20 by 20 Schneider said that if this area could be it would shade the Skylab and lower the temperature to the normal 60 to70 degree These three methods of in stalling a sun shield are being considered the most favored ap an astronaut would en ter the open a hatch in the workshop area and roll out a windowshade this would require piecing to gether lengths of pipe and gradually extending the shade to the rear of the Apollo ferry ship would fly close to the laboratory and an astronaut would lean out a Using a long he would attach the ends of a bag to opposite ends of the section to bie Then he would pull a cable to release the cov This would require some intricate maneuvering of the Apollo ship by Skylab 1 com mander But Schneider said he should be able to keep at least 12 feet away from the least likely approach would be to have one of the as tronauts open the workshop hatch and inflate an umbrella like Each of the proposed meth ods would use a plastic sheet that would reflect the suns A NASA official said equip ment might be carried for two of the with the astro nauts selecting the one most likely to work after an onthe spot If the shield isinstalled from the workshop it will be done by who flew to Huntsville to rehearse the procedure in a giant water tank which contains a Skylab mock May 25 New Date CAPE AP The Space Agency today an nounced another fiveday delay in the launch of the Skylab 1 until May It said more time is needed to work out a solution to the overheating problem in the or biting million space sta All 3 Raney Stores fill will deliver free all prescrip ;