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Weirton Daily Times (Newspaper) - June 30, 1973, Weirton, West Virginia The Weirton Daily Times The Acknowledged Leader in Hancock County in Advertising and Circulation Its Community 44 18 U PAGES WEST VIRGIN JUNE ict Single 13 Copy Weekly By Carrier Compromise Reached On Bombing Issue NEW ENERGY BOSS President Richard Nixon walks on the grounds of the Western White House in San Clemente Friday with Colorado John Love who has been appointed to direct a new office to deal with the energy At left is Presidential counselor Melvin Recaps Testimony Dean Remains Unshaken Under While House Quizzing WASHINGTON UPI John Dean III has ended a weeks testimony that President Nixon knew about Watergate earlier than he admits and knew more than he dares The White House disputed him again Friday on both points in the historic Five days of monotone testimony left the nation still forced to choose between or the Part of the issue was the fact that on one particular met with Nixon alone one on one he called with no known record for one to prove the other indisputably In their own the chair man and vice chairman of the Senate Watergate Committee Scientists Gather Good Weather Aids In Eclipse Viewing Mauritania UPI The moon passed directly between the sun and earth casting darkness from Brazil to Africa in the second longest eclipse of the sun in The shadow cast by the eclipse appeared first in Brazil in the Western then crept across the Atlantic Ocean and reached the west coast of Africa at The eclipse will pass over then disappear in the Indian The at seven minutes and four is shorter by four seconds than one on June Corporate Espionage Disclosed SAN UPI Trade secrets worth millions of dollars have been stolen from the giant IBM during 13 years of corporate it was disclosed District Attorney Louis Bergna said persons have been pirating trade secrets from IBM and selling them to other people and other dating back tc Seven persons were arrested and warrants were issued for four Im sure many more warrants will be issued and more arrests made as the investigation Bergna The thefts so far uncovered dealt with IBMs Merlin data storage devices manufactured at the companys plant in San The Merlin is a model 3330 direct access instrument widely used with IBM 370 com Bergna said it appeared that some of those involved in the industrial espionage were acting as individuals and that others Turn To Corporate Page 2 and is equal in length with an eclipse on June Only once since 717 has there been a longer and there will not be another as long until Clear weather prevailed in many areas of allowing full visual im pacy of the solar But a cloud cover over Kenya threatened to ruin a million set of experiments and sightings planned by a group of scientists gathered in the isolated village of Other flying high above the clouds in supersonic did not run the risk of bad weather hindering their As the moon edged in front of the sun over pedestrians in the capital of Nouakchott pulled their shirts closed and buttoned their vests as the which usually is more than 100 dropped A rocket loaded with scientific data gathering equipment was launched near the coast at EDT for a 10minute flight to study the scientists As the moon moved further over the darkness engulfed the city and muezzins called worshippers to the local mosques to pray during the suns disap Social scientists have taken positions in different areas of Africa to study the effects of the suns disappearance orf natives in the who by tradition fear an eclipse heralds the approach of plague of locusts or possibly the end of the Biologists also spread out through the area of the eclipse to study the effect on plant A Mauritania government spokesman said good weather was in store for scientists from around the world who have stationed themselves along a stretch reaching from Mauritania in West Africa to Mali and Kenya in East Turn To Good Page 2 Loyalists Moore Indicates Crush School Veto Revolt brought pressure on Nixon Friday to appear in person to rebut Chairman Sam Ervin D read a clipping from the 1862 New York Tribune recalling an appearance by President Abraham Lincoln before the House Judiciary Baker Cites Precedent Vice Chairman Howard Baker then cited my precedent Woodrow Wilsons invitation for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to meet with him to the Versailles The White House has already ruled out an appearance by spokesman Ro Ziegler it was unlikely Nixon would hold a issue a further statement or otherwise respond to testimony until the committee has heard all Testimony is expected to continue into 1974 but the com will try to settle the im mediate issue of Watergate this His outward calm testifying under immunity from any prosecution based on what he repeated embellished his chief differences with the White House version of events said Nixon with Haldeman that it would be no problem to raise million to buy the cooperative silence of the seven men arrested after the Watergate But the White House said Nixons response was that it was that it was and that it would not that the truth would come out Dean Says Nixon Signalled said Nixon signalled to him on three after the that he knew a coverup was under The White House says Dean misinterpreted the Presidents said it was March 1973 when he told Nixon that it might require million to buy off the But on April 17 Nixon announced that it was Turn To Dean Page 2 Weather Becoming partly cloudy and warm today with highs in the up per 70s and low Mostly clear and mild tonight with lows in the lower to mid Considerable cloudiness and warm with chance of occasional thunderstorms Highs in the upper 70s to lower Probability of showers 10 per cent today and tonight and 40 per cent Uprising By Dissidents Is ShortLived Chile UPI Loyalist troops patrolled the battered and abandoned streets of downtown Santiago early today after smashing a rebellion against Marxist President Salvador shaken by the short lived uprising of an armored stayed at home during an 11 to The government had warned that curfew violators risked being shot on Only loyalist soldiers carrying submachine guns could be seen on the streets around the Presidential hit by more than 500 bullets during Friday mornings whose 31 months in office have been marked by crisis after declared martial law throughout Chile after the uprising and said his government would use all necessary tools to punish those The hemispheres only elected Marxist leader planned to go before the Congress today to ask for legislation extending the martial law decree for three Many opposition legislators said they would approve the measure only after careful In an emotional speech Friday night from the palace Allende told thousands of supporters in the plaza below anti patriots and cowards had masterminded the The saying he had no intention of closing promised to ask the lawmakers to call a plebiscite on his regimes His voice breaking and his eyes welling with Allende said he had received telephone pledges of support from Cuban Premier Fidel former Argentine President Juan Peron and Mexican President Luis The crowd packing the which had been a fierce bat earlier in the repeatedly The people and the armed forces can never be the rebellious regiment remained under heavy guard at its about 15 blocks from the with its officers under At least five civilians and a soldier were shot to death and 39 others wounded outside the Presidential Palace before the rebel 2nd Armored Regiment surrendered to loyalist City Union Debating Wage Pact A 10 meeting was held today by rank and file members of the Weirton Municipal Em ployes Union to deter mine a course of action after Weirton City Council Thursday night passed a pay raise or lower than that requested by the As of no results were Council passed on first reading an ordinance that would give all city except an ap proximate 10 percent pay hike next Police raises were approximately 14 A press conference was called by the Friday morning to announce the unions tion with Councils pay The union also requested a meeting by Council before today at noon to amend the Council did not meet to amend the and todays session was called to determine the unions course of The unions first oneyear contract expires today at UPI The legislatures method of fi school construction bonds may be rejected for a second Arch Moore indicated The in a new con intimated he could not accept the which would finance the school building bonds from state income tax It would be difficult for me to consider that I could approve of this Moore The governor has held con that the legislature must pass a new tax to fund the bonds under constitutional At the news conference Moore also announced of the West Virginia Legal Services Plan to provide needy persons with attorneys in both civil and criminal of approval of a transportation stamp program to help the poor and elderly use public transportation The school bonds passed this week differed only slightly from legislation previously turned down bv The new language would limit the amount of funds which could be taken from the income tax receipts to the amount needed to pay the debt Moore had said the first placed no restrictions on the allowing the tax fund to be depleted for the Moore speculate the legislature would be unable to override his if he rejects the If that were the it would have happened this I he If that were the it would have happened this I he The governor also said he didnt expect any difficult in state operations because of a lack of budget bills from the legislature and did not indicate approval or disapproval for the consumer protection The legal services program announced by Moore was made he with an 250 grant from the Office of Economic He said it was an alternative to his proposed public defender system which was sidetracked by the legislature during both sessions this Under the according to the the state De of the State Bar West Virginia University Law School and the OEO would join to operate the program by which indigents can be represented by Well be the first state in the nation to coordinate all legal resources in the state to provide legal assistance to Moore Under the a person earning less than a year would be eligible for the A typical family of four with an income of or less could use the he Attorneys participating in the program would receive up to 80 per cent of their usual legal fees through the grant persons needing attorneys could be put in contact with the service through an at local offices to be established or through a tollfree telephone line to be installed in Moore said he hoped to an the board of directors of the new program within 30 Announced Last Fall The transportation stamp which Moore originally announced eight months was made available through an OEO of he The will contribute to the he Under the hopes is operative in 90 low income persons could buy transportation stamps at a low price and use them on any public transportation Although the program was originally aimed at helping the Moore said it was not restricted to senior but that any person who qualified for federal food stamps would be eligible for transportation He said he expected people to be eligible in the first A person earning only a month could purchase worth of transportation stamps for a whereas a person earn ing between and per month would have to pay for the book of Moore said OEO grant fund the program for about 15 May Reply After Hearing Nixon s Silence On Watergate Unbroken SAN UPI President Nixon has no im mediate plans to answer Watergate charges made by his former counsel John Dean publicly or to Senate the hearings are his aides Nixons personal silence on Watergate was imparted Friday to reporters by counsellor Melvin Laird and Press Secretary Ronald It represented a policy switch from a few weeks ago when Ziegler said Nixon would hold a news conference very I dont believe the President will have a press conference relatively said In I would not anticipate one before the Senate committee concluded its I am confident the President will hold a press said I think thats im He added that he did not think Nixon should answer what every witness but at the conclusion And I hope the hearings are concluded Nixon also was resisting pressure from the Senate in for a written statement answering charges by former counsel John Dean implicating him in the I dont and theres been no discussion of a sworn statement to the commit Ziegler r There were indications that Nixon may make a public ap over the Fourth of July holiday in but no definite plans have been an Reporters and cameramen saw the President from a distance as he strolled on the Western White House lawn with Colorado John his new energy but Nixon has given a wide berth to any con tacts with the Another Development In another Nixon has personally reassured Ziegler that he wants him to remain as his chief despite apparent contrary advice from consultant John Connally and Laird indicated in an interview with David Broder of the Washington Post that he thought Ziegler should be With Ziegler standing by Laird was asked about his and said he stood by the in Referring to Laird said I think hes a very useful Some people said that he is taking extra precautions to make sure that he does not pass on to the American people false information from the White AntiWar Group Angered Agreement Hammered Out At Last Minute WASHINGTON UPI Con gress and the White House have hammered out an agreement to end American involvement in Indochina by the bombing of Cambodia goes The compromise was approved by the House 278 to 124 and the Senate 63 to 26 averting a constitutional crisis that had threatened to halt the wheels of government at the end of the fiscal year tonight at The Senate Foreign Relations bastion of dissent against the war for nearly a was the engine for the working with White House and former Defense Secretary Melvin Opponents of the who wanted an immediate halt bitterly denounced the Senate Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield called it a But the plan was pushed through after President through Republican floor leaders in the House and agreed for the first tune to accept a termination date for military Nixon Promises to Sign He according to House GOP Leader Gerald to sign the cutting off funds for the war after IS and to take no further military action there without specific advance consent of Ford said the Presidents would bar military actions in South Vietnam or North Vietnam after the The only such military actions now going on is the Cambodia The compromise was a bitter pill for majorities in both houses who had voted to cut off funds for the Cambodia bombing im only to be confronted with a presidential veto early For two war critics bitterly attached the antiwar measure to every piece of legislation that came along including a general appropria tions resolution that had to be passed by the weekend to keep the wheels of the federal government turning in the new fiscal But as the crunch the House accepted the 15 date after Ford dramatically rushed to the floor and told of a 10minute telephone conversation with the President in which Nixon accepted the 15 date for Compromise Attached to The House compromise was to a rewritten billion supplemental appropria Turn To Compromise Page 2 No Fatalities In Air Jordan UPI A Soviet Aeroflot jet airliner carrying 77 passengers crashed on takeoff from Ammans in airport into a small community at the edge of the Airport officials said several passengers aboard the aircraft and several residents of the township were but there were no They said three houses in the community were Injured passengers and resi dents of the community were taken to hospitals in and some of the passengers who escaped injury returned on foot to the airport The which has its two engines mounted at the rear of the burned after it Fire and civil defense brigades were rushed to the crash They put out the fire and set up a barbed wire fence around the
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