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   Dunkirk Evening Observer (Newspaper) - July 24, 1974, Dunkirk-Fredonia, New York                                Nixon Must Give Up Tapes ATHENS Constantine Karamanlis giv ing the oath at dawn this morning to the Athens as new Greek Prime At right Greek President General Karamanlis Back As Prime Minister Of Greek Nation By BARRY WATERS ATHENS UPI Constan tine sworn in before dawn as premier of Greeces first civilian govern ment in seven today chose George Mavros as his foreign minister to try to restore peace to Cyprus in the forthcoming peace Karamanlis returned in tri umph from 11 years of self imposed exile and took over immediately as prime the post he held when he left the He said he expected to announce formation of his complete cabinet later His apparently ending the Greek military brought wild rejoicing in the In scenes reminiscent of Athens at the end of World War tens of thousands of Greeks filled the streets in exultation and rejoiced at the end of the strongman military Enormous throngs joined voices in an emotional chorus of Democracy Democracy hailing the return of civilian government and welcoming Karamanlis The Athens newspaper Ta Nea said former Premier George the man who established the military regime in boarded a plane with his wife Tuesday and fled the People clenched their fists and spat at former deputy Premier Stylianos Pat takos while he stopped at a gasoline station to fill up his witnesses emerged from a Karamanlis hotel room and said he would take the job as foreign I expect to go to Geneva fairly soon to take part in the Cyprus he Political and diplomatic sources in Athens said they did not expect Karamanlis to bring back King who fled into exile in December 1967 after his countercoup Oil Firms Earnings Show Increases Range From 45 to 100 Per Cent By United Press International Three oil companies Tuesday released earnings reports for the first half of the year showing increases ranging from 45 per cent to 100 per cent over the same period in Shells report listed its net earnings at million for the first half of the a 45 per and Tenneco fy 79 per cent increase ExChicago Seven Member Now Works For State Of UPIi John a member of the Chicago Seven arrested after the 1968 Democratic National is going into government acquitted of charges growing out of the convention has been named the new director of occupational health for Froines is a PhD chemist teaching at Goddard College in Health Commissioner Anthony who made the civil service said today he did not expect much public backlash from the I think that when you hire a PhD chemist for this kind of thing we feel pleased to get someone so well I think he is so qualified we can deal with the other problem Robbins Froines was known as the quiet Chicago Seven not participating in courtroom outbursts that brought an onslaught of contempt citations to such notable codefendants as Jerry Rubin and Abbie FARM CLOUDY Partly cloudy tonight and Low tonight in upper high tomorrow near Mostly northerly winds 515 Rain chance Thursday 20 in net income and a 26 per cent increase in The Marathon Oil Company said its earnings for the first six months of 1974 were up 100 per cent from for the first half of last Shell President Harry Bridges said his companys higher earnings came mainly from increased prices of domestic crude oil and im provements in prices of some he These earnings results come during a unique period in which extraor dinary conditions prevailed in the petroleum industry and in the economy condi tions so different as to preclude any meaningful comparison with earnings in previous Bridges said Shell was using its increased earnings to develop oil and natural gas and additional energy Argentine Jet Had Mechanical Trouble No Hijack NEW YORK UPI An Argentine Airlines which reported it had been hijacked over the Atlantic with 80 persons landed without incident today at Kennedy Airport where authori ties said there had been no They said a mechanical error was responsible for the false The Aerolineas Argen tinas night 340 from Rio de was surrounded by police and FBI agents when it landed at at minutes behind It taxied to an isolated area where FBI agents and police went on They found nothing said there had been no and the plane proceeded to the Interna tional Arrivals Greeks Demonstrate In New York City NEW YORK UPI Thou sands of proGreek demonstra tors broke windows at Turkeys mission to the United Nations Tuesday then marched to headquarters in a noisy protest of alleged Turkish violations of the Cyprus cease There were no injuries and no one was police Police said the estimated demonstrators threw eggs and fireworks at the breaking 10 win then marched to Helmeted police set up barricades to hold the crowd but hundreds of marchers poured onto First briefly blocking As demonstrators sang Greek songs and waved blue and white Greek ears sport ing Greek flags circled the block blasting their horns until the crowd dispersed BY WHITE HOUSE OFFICIAL Hogan Charged With Selling Out For Gain By HELEN THOMAS UPI White House Reporter SAN UPI President Nixons spokesmen have reacted sharp ly to the announcement by a conservative Republican on the House Judiciary Committee that he will vote for One called it a crying bloody Lawrence Hogan of Maryland Tuesday became the first member of the committee to say he had made up his mind to vote against the The President focused his attention on the nations hous ing problems summoning Housing Secretary James Lynn for a meeting with other domestic advisers to review the homebuilding slump jn prepara tion for his economic address Thursday in Los Angeles before a gathering of business In making public his stand Hogan said I have come to the conclusion that Richard Nixon beyond a reasonable committed impeachable offenses in my judg are of sufficient magni tude that he should be removed from We are disappointed in Congressman Hogans decision and particularly in the manner of his said Presiden tial Counselor Dean Both Burch and Ken White House director of charged that Hogans bid to be governor of Maryland weighed heavily in the congressmans Hogan hopes to unseat Demo cratic Marvin Mandel this I think its a crying bloody shame for Hogan to sell out for his own political self interest without regard to the American people in recognition of this incredibly good Presi said The President is content in his resolve to remain in and he believes he has committed no impeachable Clawson I guarantee the President will leave the White House and not a moment Yesterdays Press Telephone 3663000 Second Class Postage Paid at 14048 Cyprus Peace Threatened By More Gunfire By MICHAEL KEATS Cyprus UPI Scattered gunfire erupted in the capital of Nicosia threatening the fragile cease fire between Greek Cypriot national guardsmen and Turk ish troops on Cyprus A spokesman said the shooting never stopped He said most of the outbreaks occurred in the Nicosia particularly the northern part of the city He described the violations as scattered shooting of light weapons It is not serious but it is still going he The outbreak of fighting came just hours after the Security Council passed a new resolution calling on both sides to observe the ceasefire imposed forces also vowed to keep their hold on Nicosia airport at all despite the threat of clashes with the Greekled troops and the invading Turkish He said the United Nations had requested reinforcements and a contingent of Finnish troops was scheduled to arrive Tuesday night at the British air base at A British military spokesman reported a rescue airlift for foreign nationals continuing The spokesman said persons had been removed from the island by fleets of helicopters and planes Attorney Glafkos a Greek took over Tuesday as president of Cyprus and immediately arranged talks with leaders of the islands Turkish minority to head off further the speaker of the Cypriot house of represen replaced publisher Nikos Sampson Sampson re signed a little more than a week after coming to pqwer in a Greekled coup against Archbishop By CHARLOTTE MOULTON WASHINGTON UPI The Supreme Court ruled unanimously today that President Nixon must surrender sub poenaed Watergate material to be used in the trial of six former top aides and possibly in his own impeachment The 80 written by Chief Justice Warren rejected Nix ons arguments of presidential confiden tiality and ordered tapes and records of 64 of his conversations be turned over to Special Prosecutor Leon The generalized assertion of privilege must yield to the specific need for evidence in a pending criminal Burger The historic decision orders Nixon to give the materials to District Judge John Sirica to determine what evidence is relevant for the September trial of former White House and Nixon campaign aides indicted in the Watergate Burger said Sirica had acted properly in his original April 18 ruling ordering Nixon to turn over the tapes but stressed that the judge has a heavy responsibility in handling the He said Sirica must be sure they are returned to the White House Ronald the presidents press had no immediate comment on the White House officials had refused to say in advance what Nixons response would although in an earlier case that did not reach the Supreme Court Nixon said he would abide by a definitive A refusal by the President to obey todays order would accelerate impeach ment Jaworski said of the courts action Im especially pleased it was a un animous It doesnt leave any doubt in anyones Peter W Rodino chairman of the House Judiciary Committee that is considering had no com ment on the but a committee source said Rodino had no intention of altering the committees schedule for a final vote on impeachment this weekend or early next A top Republican member of the com Robert McClory of railed for a delay in the committees vote in light of the court saying the tapes contained important evidence we do not But the committee source said even if Nixon produced the tapes it would not affect the committees In the Nixon has said that any material given Jaworski would be available to the In his 31page Burger said The need to develop all relevant facts in the adversary system is both fun damental and The ends of criminal justice would be defeated if judgments were to be founded on a par tial or speculative presentation of the The very integrity of the judicial system and public confidence in the system depend on full disclosure of all the within the framework of the rules of To ensure that justice is it is imperative to the function of courts that compulsory process be available for the production of evidence needed either by the prosecution or by the Only eight of the nine justices ruled on the Justice William Rehnquist disqualified himself because of his past service as an assistant to John now one of the coverup defen when Mitchell was attorney Continued on Page 7 EVENING OBSERVER 92nd 173 JULY 15 Cents Debate Begins fonighf Indications Point To Recommendation That President Nixon Be Impeached By MIKE FEINSILBER WASHINGTON UPI The House Judiciary Com mittee begins the debate tonight which is almost cer tain to result in a recommen dation that President Nixon be impeached by the tried by the Senate and removed from At the outset of 30 hours of televised only a handful of the 38 committee members appeared to be still undecided and genuinely troubled over how to First In 100 Years But there was little doubt about the The 21 Democrats were And the Democrats strategy of seeking to accommodate the Republicans whenever possible could result in a vote by a two toone or even a threetoone margin for recommending the first impeachment of a presi dent in a Nixons counterstrategy of making the committees effort appear to be a partisan Democratic exercise suffered a setback Hogan Swings Over Declaring that Nixons own words on his tapes were the body blow that shaped his Republican Law rence Hogan of a announced his decision that Nixon had beyond a reasonable doubt committed impeachable offen The threehour committee session is to start at with 15 minute speeches by the most senior The real wrangling likely will come later this week in day and night sessions which chairman Peter Rodino is determined to con clude by the end of the He hoped to complete work before the Supreme Court hands down a decision that could enormously complicate the Houses II He Complies II the court rules against Nixon and he there will be intense pressure on Congress to forestall an im peachment vote to see what the tapes The process could take A Senate trial would be delayed until the new Congress sits further impa tience among a population which wants Watergate put behind Ronald Nixons press said the Ameri can society is not going to accept the removal of their President from office in an impeachment proceeding based on anything other than and the facts are not Andrew a Democrat who succeeded the martyred Abraham Lincoln to the presi dency and was considered too lenient to the defeated South by radical is the president ever But the Senate vote was one vote short of the twothirds majority required and he was not removed from Charged With Abusing Trust Nixon stands accused of abusing his trust in an effort to remain in office and of obstructing justice to conceal the George and Jack D said two articles of impeachment were likely to be before the committee alleging Nixon abused power and the other that he obstruct ed The obstruction article would list the Watergate including the payment of hush money to assure the continued Calls Bridge Essential For Lefkowitz Denies State Trying Jo Lose Chautauqua Bridge Case By PAUL LANCASTER State Louis Lefkowita Tuesday vehement ly denied allegations that the state is trying to lose the case to continue work on the Chautauqua Lake bridge in order to prevent completion of the Route 17 The leveled by an unidentified official on the side of the was made that the state wanted to stop construction of the bridge to keep eastwest traffic in the state confined to the New York State Picture inside The Route 17 Expressway would parallel the The charge leveled against the state maintained that the state wanted to keep collecting tolls for all eastwest state now almost exclusively confined to the The completion of the Route 17 Expressway would cut down on Thruway accor ding to some state The charge specifically named Douglas as the man trying to lose the suit for the Mr Dales is the state attorney handling the states defense in the bridge ailed Him Mr Lefkowitz took time out at the lair to call Dales in Albany to confront him with the Dales said the charge was absolutely The slate currently is appealing a federal district court decision Where To Find HAlITAcJQtA 2 DEATHS 2 DUNKIRK 4 FREDON1A 7 EDITORIALS 6 SOCIETY 89 COMICS 18 TELEVISION 18 CLASSIFIEDS 2021 WEATHER MAP 21 SPORTS 222324 halting construction of the bridge The case is expected to reach federal circuit court for consideration in Lefkowitz said at the coun ty fairgrounds Tuesday that Dales was a man of highest in He Ill make a wager that the person making the accusation heard that ac cusation from someone Who would go out and make a public statement like that on his own Lefkowitz said a charge such as the one levied at Dales would strike at the basic integrity of any Necessity For County speaking to members of the press in Floral Hall at the said the comple tion of the bridge was a necessi ty tor the and that it was essential to the countys economic The attorney who is seeking reelection to a fifth term this praised the county for its cooperation in helping the state try to win the bridge He noted the help of County Planner John who was in Albany to provide information to state lawyers in preparation of a defense Dales is specifically defen ding the state Department of Transportation in the which was charged by environmen talists with failure to complete a proper environmental impact statement Federal District Judge John Curtin enjoined the state from further work on the bridge until after proper studies had been Lefkowitz said Judge Cur tin might consider new evidence in the caseif the state were to drop its appeal to the Circuit Court in New York City The at torney general that such a move might only de lay matters more if the new evi dence tailed to reverse Judge Curt ins injunction halting bridge const met ion The attorney general spoke of other local matters at the He said investigative help from his office would be available to the local district attorney in his in vestigation of the alleged use of state police credit cards to purchase gasoline for private cars at a Fredonia service He said the county legislature was a little late in its resolu tion of two weeks ago asking for an investigation of big oil com panies and their profits by the Lefkowitz said three such investigations are currently under including the probe into Mobil Oil which has resulted in a grand jury He said Mobil was indicted for al legedly threatening to terminate the lease of any local service station which refused to buy the companys batteries and other accessories in addition to Mobils Lefkowitz said his office also is investigating alleged dis crimination against small oil companies by the seven largest and he said another investigation finished just 10 days ago will force Shell Oil to release 100 million gallons of heating oil on the market which it had been The attorney generals noon stop at the fair was the midway point in a threestop swing through the western New York Lefkowitz spoke to a meeting of the states major in dustries in Buffalo stressing the need for those in dustries to establish consumer divisions to establish better relations with customers Went To Mean Mr added that he is currently trying to get the state Department of Education to es tablish a compulsory course in consumer affairs at the high school level Alter his hourandahalf fair the attorney general traveled to Olean for a press con ference there On hand for Mr Lefkowitzs appearance at the fair were 57th District State Senator Jess J Pre candidate for state assembly Hamilton 11 and can didate tor Chautairqua County ex ecutive Robert Miller silence of one of the Watergate wiretap How are Nixon also would be accused of encouraging perjury to hide the The other alleging abuse of would include using the IRS for political diverting public funds to enhance Nixons East and West Coast using the CIA to mislead Watergate and refusing to turn over evidence subpoenaed by the committee for its Led by Charles Republicans will argue that a president should not be impeached on inferences or anything less than evidence of his own personal criminal Wiggins says the committee has no such It was unlikely that Hogans decision would start a stam pede among fellow conserva tives in Since each recognizes his vote on impeach ment will mark him for the rest of his political each member is likely to reach a decision on his own calcula Hogan said he received several phone calls from the White House before he an nounced his decision but did not return Vice President Gerald Ford but only to question my timing not challenge his Hogan Rodino lost a procedural vote in the committee By the panel decided to vote on each impeachment article after it is debated not on all of the proposed articles at the end of the Joshua said Rodino favored a single session of voting on all to shield Republicans and southern Democrats from torment and Todays Thought American statesman Daniel Webster Let our object be our our whole coun and nothing but our coun Greece Will Send Delegates To Geneva GENEVA UPI The new civilian government of Greece said today it will send a 13 member delegation here Thurs day for talks with Britain and Turkey on a settlement of the Cyprus Athens dispatches today said George had been chosen as foreign succeeding Constantine Kyprai He told newsmen in Athens I expect to go to Geneva fairly soon to take part in the Cyprus British and Turkish officials said their foreign who had been awaiting word from can now also be expected to come to Geneva Thursday for the Both British and United Nations officials said the peace negotiations aimed at returning Cyprus to constitutional rule could get underway Thursday although the Greek delegation does not get in until British Foreign Secretary James who organ ized the and Turk ish foreign minister Turan Gunes had planned to fly to Geneva today but postponed their trips to await word from Greece and Turkey are coguarantors of the 1960 treaty establishing the Cypriot constitution and William assist ant secretary of state for international arrives today to maintain contact with the three officials said Buffum is not expected to sit on on the meetings but there was a possibility he could join the talks later as an King Of Sikkim Has A tabinet NEW DELHI UPI The chogyal king of Sikkim Tuesday administered the oath of office to five cabinet ending 332 years of monarchical rule in the tiny Himalayan the Press Trust of India PTI The formation of the cabinet was provided under Sikkims first written draft ed by an Indian legal Chogyal Palden Thondup Namgyal had temporarily de clined to sign the constitution earlier this month because it reduces him to a figurehead and gives overriding adminstra tive powers to an Indian chief executive appointed by New Family Food Basket Based on family of persons June 74 Down Annual Rate f ANOTHhR DIP in farm prices pulled down the retail cost of an average American familys food market basket by in the Agriculture Department reported Tuesday UPI   

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