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Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - June 16, 1974, Abilene, Texas Rte Abilene reporter without or with offence to friends or foes we sketch your world exactly As it goes Quot a Byron 93rd year. No. 364 phone 673-4271 Abilene Texas 79604, sunday morning june 16, 1974-seventy-two pages in five sections 23i sunday tic state Sale to High court to consider of grand jury overstepped the judge listens City judge Nathan 0. Newman will be hearing cases involving two new crimes formerly under int jurisdiction of the county court because of the new Texas penal it ode. But judge Neuman ays he does not expect the changes to Al Lect his workload. Staff photo by John Best judge says most changes in penal code Are Good by Kitty Fri i Iden reporter news staff writer. Judge Nathan 0. Newman said Texas new Lineal code has Given the municipal Coart jurisdiction Over homosexual conduct and bogus Cheeks but Lias taken away his courts jurisdiction in some As it Ault cases. Hut Newman said he dots not expect the changes to affect his workload to any great extent. A a most of the flanges Are real Leal Good he said referring to the new Rode put into effect this year. However a they Don t affect the municipal courts As much As a higher court decision Newman explained that under the new Law homosexual conduct is not a felony but the lowest category of Misdemeanour and is not punishable by jail sentence. A but its still not being filed Here. Its a victimless crime usually involving two consenting adults a he said adding unit he had riot received any cases this year involving that particular Misdemeanour. The judge said now he also handles eases involving hot checks written for less than $3 All others go to the county court. He added that us a service to the merchants the District attorney served As traffic director for the checks. Lie explained that it an my \ dual appears to be swindling several merchants by writing a series of hot checks the a May total them and turn them Over to the county court even if individually they Are less than $5. In this Way a higher penalty can to handed Down to those who intentionally write bogus checks Newman said. Yet a lower penalty can be Given the individual who is not a attempting to swindle anyone. The judge said he does not expect his workload to be significantly increased by the addition of either of the two crimes. Basically the new penal code categorizes All crimes under three classes of misdemeanours and three classes of felonies. The highest felony except for capital felony carries a see judge. Pm. Iba. Col. J Washington a the supreme court released on saturday a watergate grand jury declaration that a Richard m. Nixon. Was a member of the conspiracy to defraud the United states and to obstruct at the same time the court agreed to consider arguments by White House lawyers thai the grand jury exceeded its authority when it named Nixon by a vote of 19-0, As an a indicted co conspirator in the watergate cover up. But it refused a motion by both special prosecutor Leon Jaworski and presidential attorney James d. St. Clair to make Public the entire portion of the grand jury proceedings which were attached to its listing of Nixon and others As among those responsible bul not charged in the conspiracy. The one passage made Public said a on feb. 25. 1974, in the course of its consideration of the indictment in the instant Case the june 5, 1972, grand july. By vote of 19-0, determined that there is probable cause that Richard Al. Nixon among others was a member of the conspiracy to defraud the United states and to obstruct Justice charged Iii count i of the instant indictment and tile grand jury authorized the special prosecutor to identify Richard of. Nixon among others As an Uniti dieted co conspirator in connection with subsequent Legal proceedings in this Case the High court ruled that a other than this disclosure the sealed record shall remain the june 1972 Date is when the jury was Impan eled. In agreeing to hear St Claire a argument that the grand jury overstepped its authority in naming Nixon the court fixed Oral arguments for july 8, the same Date it is scheduled to take up the dispute Over whether the president should turn Over 64 More tape recorded conversations to Jaworski. The Brief order noted that Justice William h. Rehnquist took no part in consideration of the Case. No dissents by any of the other eight court members were noted. The list of co conspirators was sealed by order of the . District judge John j Sirica who will preside Over the watergate cover up trial scheduled to stall sept. 9. Last month. Sirica ret used Iii closed proceedings a while photo pm. 5a Nixon tells syrians i do not bring instant solutions by Gaylord Shaw associated press writer Damascus Syria api the stars and stripes fluttered Over the syrian capital for the first time in seven years saturday welcoming president Nix on for an unprecedented visit that sources said could Herald the resumption of diplomatic relations Between the formerly hostile nations. Nixon told a state banquet saturday night that a cultural Exchange program with Syria was being re established but neither he nor his Host president Hafez Assad. Mentioned a restoration of the diplomatic inside today meat Industry problems growing the government is considering buying More meet or imposing meat import quotas in an attempt to support the ailing live Stock Industry. Pm. 16a editor j t Smith profiles Abilene veterinarian or. Phil Smith the Man called Doc who s recognized As the Quot Dean of Texas pm. 17a. R h e annual fan Dangle opens thursday evening in Albany pm in Kab it Kim vents Calendar 38 amusement. 1-38 Austin notebook 5a Berry s world 4a big country Calendar 4b books 4b Bridge 38 business news 6c classified 9-15c crossword Puzzle 14a editorials 4a farm news 23 a Horoscope Iba Hospital patients .7 a Jumble Puzzle. 1ia markets 6-c obituaries 2a, a of 22a pm word Inry a 2 the scene in a a a a a. 1-6.mc t i. 21a to Vvs eke a West Texas. 24 in Hirry a to a a a Good health ii Toh 1.1 4e news 1-12d ties broken by Syria in the 1967 Middle East War. Syria has had close ties with the soviet Union. The two presidents were to Confer privately before Nixon goes to Israel on sunday. His filth and last Stop in the Middle East will be Jordan. On Nixon a arrival in Damascus a the first syrian visit by any american president a he was greeted by an unexpected escort of soviet built syrian Mig jets a Hearty handshake from Assad and the Waves of a crowd of 450.000 waiting in the sweltering heat. But As at his last Stop in saudi Arabia where he promised More military Aid to King Faisal the reception was More subdued than the frenzied Welcome that millions gave him in Egypt. A Force of 5.000 soldiers and 2.0 0 0 plainclothes Security agents was on hand in Case of trouble. At the banquet Assad became the third Arab Leader in full Days to Tell Nixon that a i eng in a or in the Middle East cannot be achieved until the palestinian question is resolved. The american president replied that a i understand your concern about but he said that Issue As Well As the exertion of israeli occupation of Arab lands and a other matters must await future negotiations. Quot i would like to Tell you that i had an instant solution for these very Complex problems a Nixon said. A but you would know. That i do not bring any instant solution a h e described the disengagement of israeli and Syria troops along the Golan height As a a a beginning a and a Good he added that a now we must move Forward step by step As each care permits. Until we reach our goal of a just and equitable after dining on Mutton Arab style a a whole roasted sheep served on a Platter a the two presidents exchanged remarks with both speaking of the search for lasting peace in a Region scarred by four a Ais in the past 25 years. Assad told Nixon that a no peace can be established Iii this Region unless a real and just solution is found for the palestinian House request to expunge the grand jury a list of co conspirators. Though he kept the documents under Seal. Nonetheless partial word leaked to the press of the grand jury a action and the presidential attorneys then sought to have the matter fully released to the Public. Sirica listed his secrecy order but action was stayed pending supreme court action. St. Clair has said that background on the matter some of which is in the hands of the House impeachment panel does not support the co conspirator identification. Jaworski has countered that the evidence presented to the grand jury was in fact sufficient and has noted that St. Clair himself has not seen it All. St. Clair has asked for More of the grand jury material a a move resisted by Jaworski a while claiming that the portion which accompanies the list of a indicted co conspirators provides no basis for the non punishable allegations. The evidence which the grand jury cited direct in regarding the co conspirators list included testimony from Nixon aides ult. Haldeman and John a. Dean Iii. Watergate conspirator e. Howard Hunt attorney William o. Pittman and former Campaign aide Frederick c. Larue. That testimony according to court papers also was included in the report forwarded to tho House committee though the to conspirators list was not. St. Clair who has heard or seen portions of the testimony in his dealings with the House panel has told Sirica s court that it a is totally insufficient to support the action taken and in fact contradicts thai action meaning the grand jury a naming of the president. But Jaworski is response said St. Clair heard a Only. Part of the evidence. Indeed the grand jury s submission to the House of representatives contained additional moreover said Jaworski there is no reason to believe that the jury a acted Only on the basis of the materials St. Clair in arguing that the grand jury exceeded its an Hority when it named Nixon As a co conspirator said its act o n seriously impinges upon the constitutional Grant of authority vested in the House of representatives in connection with its impeachment Powers the supreme courts order called for filing of initial briefs by june 21. The order also set Forth guidelines to assure continued secrecy about some aspects of the Case. Printing of any portions of the record that have been filed in this court under Seal shall be dispensed with a it said. Any portions of the briefs that counsel deem necessary to keep confidential in order to conform xxx Ith the provisions of paragraph one above dealing with the sealed matter shall be submitted under Seal to this court and counsel in Oral argument shall refrain from disclosing any portions of the record that Are under cd. Pollock Dies directed team caring for Ike in 55 Denver Colo. Col Bryon k. Pollock. 65. A native of Bilene who was chief cardiology physician at fit is in one army Hospital in Dover the president Rise Bower was hospitalised there with a heart attack die saturday at the Fitzsimons Hospital. Col. Pollock shared the second distinguished alumni award at Hardin Simmons University in 1970. He was honoured at the same time us the schools first honoree aircraft manufacturing executive John Leland Atwood and the Man with whom he shared the second award. Or. Rupert Richardson historian and Fen Mer president of a so his Mother. Mrs. S. K Pollock lives at 2025 Pine is in Abilene. He career army physician was a 1929 Magna cum laude graduate of 11-sv after obtaining his High school diploma from Abilene High in 1926 after receiving bib is Iii physiology in 1933 and his my in 1936, both from Tulane uni Hersity Iii new Orleans. Pol Man truck do to pieces Over Snake Comanche Tex. Aim Harold talker stepped out of the deluxe cafe and was sure he saw a Rattlesnake slither into the cab of his two ton truck. Just sure Dang it anyway Harold called the police and they told him to Call old Joe Waring an insurance Salesman and head of the Comanche Rescue squad. Waring and a Bunch of the boy drove in Over to the deluxe. The Crew bored Hole in the cab doors and the cab floorboard no Snake. The Rescue squad then flooded the truck cab with Fin extinguishers. No Snake. Hie boys then worked through the afternoon Chisling off the roof of the truck cab. No Snake. The Crew helped Harold pile the truck part1 in the flatbed and Harold drove off. Col. Byron Pollock. Attended Eisenhower lock entered the Katimy As an intern. He received framing at the army graduate school in Washington in 1938-39, and later was a student at the Rev Field service services school at Carlisle Barrack pc a. He served As a surgeon in the third army in Germany in 1945-1947. In 1955. He became chief of cardiology services at Fitzsimons Hospital where he soon directed the team that cared for his most famous patient. President Dwight Eisenhower during his seven week Max there his c career As Ai Aiti \ physician also brought col Pollock assignment it. Ken Lucky. Alabama Georgia Louisiana Mississippi. Hawaii and California. Or. Pollock was Active in the Al wants club la was a member of first Baptist Church of Aurora. Colo. Services will be at i p m tuesday at Aurora Chase funeral Home in Aurora Colo. Survivors include his wife a son John Pollock of Aurora. A daughter. Mrs. Luke Reader of Deer Trail Colo his Mother two Sisters mrs Jack Fis no of Denver City and mob Jerry Abbott of 2037 Bufia Wood. Abilene and Jive grandchildren. Shah will give Oil to . College Albany n y. A the Shah of Iran is giving Hoo barrels of Oil to the state uni verify of new Yorkus maritime College the Oil will enable the pm pile state the colleges training ship to make its summer cruise says a Tate University Chancellor Ernest l. Boyer 3-year-old Dies in Lake drowning Eastland it William Thomas once. Or j year old son of or a and mrs William Thomas Nee of fast land drowned accidentally in three feet of water at a Bool Dock at Lake Leon at a flout i Pun saturday. Eastland Justice of the peace buddy Row cd ruled a dental drowning. The Nee child and several other children had been left in the care of their 13-Vear-old aunt the child apparently drowned after he wandered off into the water the body was recovered by the aunt during the search. Mrs James Johnson v he of the Lake patrolman administered artificial respiration to in. Aval Eastland physician or Jim a Treadwell who Aas on an Outing at the lak5 at the time pronounced the add dead survivors include his parents and one sister Melissa Ann of the borne and his grandparents air. Ani mrs. Charts once of Eastland and or. And mrs waiter Cook of Sabinal. Funeral is pending it Arrington funeral Home in Eastland. Girl 13, killed returning from Mailbox Stephenville bus Teresa Ann Jones. 13, was struck and killed by a car about la . Saturday As she returned across farm Road 8 from a Rural Mailbox. The Accident occurred in front of her Home South of Lingleville live Miles West of Stephenville. Police said she was hit by a car driven by Judy Hanson. 18. Of Desdemona. She was thrown about too feet by the Impact. Local arrangements Are being handled by the Trewitt Reed Lacy funeral Home bul services Are pending with the Mcnabb funeral Home ii Pocahontas Ark miss Jones was born april 24, 1961. In Peoria Iii. She had lived in Lingleville about six months after moving there with her family irom Peoria she attended school in Lingleville. Survivors delude her parents or. And mrs. James i Jones two Brothers James Edward and Bonnie both of the Home paternal grandparents or. And alts. De Jones of Pocahontas. Ark. And her maternal grandmother. Mrs Maria Hor Bourg of Peoria ii

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