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Athens News Courier (Newspaper) - March 10, 1974, Athens, Alabama I county fashion Section Page 1c Athens news courier volume 90 25 cents per copy Athens Alabama a sunday March 10, 1974 32 pages a watergate members jeered no. To 7 plead innocent to charges by Clay f. Richards Washington up seven former members of president Nixon sinner Circle arched grimly through a jeering crowd outside . District court saturday and pleaded innocent to criminal charges in the cover up of the watergate scandal. Two of them former White House aides John d. Ehrlich Man and Charles w. Colson also pleaded innocent to separate charges Stenning from the 1971 Ellsberg break in. In Ehrlichmann Scase the combined charges carry a maximum penalty of 60 years in prison and $95,000 in fines. Shouts of a Sieg Heil and a i Hope you get 30 years a greeted former attorney general John n. Mitchell As he arrived by taxi for the late morning arraignment before . District judge John j. Sirica. All seven defendants indicted by the watergate grand jury eight Days ago said nothing during the seven minute ceremony except to respond a a not guilty in loud Clear voices when each of their names was read by the court clerk. Sirica released the seven on personal Bond and routinely ordered them to surrender their passports ask his permission if they wish to leave the country and keep him informed of their whereabouts. He set May 1 for hearing pretrial motions by any defendant who might seek another trial location move to have the charges dropped or take any other Legal Steps before the cover up trial begins sept. 9. Pleading innocent ? Ehrlichman Colson and Mitchell were former White House chief of staff . Hal Dennan former assistant attorney general Robert c. Mardian former Haldeman aide Gordon c. Strachan and former Nixon Campaign committee lawyer Kenneth w. Parkinson. Special prosecutor Leon Jaworski who arrived 15 minutes before the arraignment went up to Mitchell and Parkinson to shake hands. A a John How Are you Good to see you again a Jaworski told Mitchell who is Unter trial with former Corner Cesere by. Maurice h. Stans in new York City in a separate obstruct on of Justice Case. A a Are you in Good health a Mitchell asked Jaworski. It was the first Public reunion of the seven men who once ran the presidents 1972 re election Campaign and served him As Cabinet members political advisers fund raisers or White House aides until watergate engulfed the and it ministration. After the arraignment Hal ii amen t Strachan chatted quietly for about five minutes in the courtroom. When the group broke up Haldeman and Ehrlichman a once the closest and most powerful aides to Nixon a sat Down together at the defendants table and held a Long Friendly conversation. Mitchell Pale and unsmiling to rec no apparent notice of the crowd of 150 spectators outside the courthouse when he arrived. A they Stone face a one yelled. There were signs Reading a free Martha and see watergate Page 5-a Joto d. Ehrlichman a former White House Domestic affairs advisor to president Nixon is surrounded by two policemen saturday As he arrived at . District court in Washington to plead innocent to conspiracy charges related to the Ehrlichman surrounded by police watergate was one of seven former Nixon aides who entered pleas yesterday in connection with the Case up citizen s Bonk set to open Athens newest banking institution will open their doors Monda for the first time now that they have received official word from department of the Treasury officials. Steve Meagher president of citizens National Bank of Limestone county said Bank directors were notified in a Telegram from the Deputy comptroller of the Chi Trency that the Bank a charter had been approved. A they told us to begin operations on the Day we had planned a Meagher said. There will be 10 persons employed at the Bank when the doors open monday. The formal opening is scheduled for saturday March 16. Meagher said the banking hours will be 9 . Until 2 . Monday through saturday except for wednesday when it will remain closed All Day. Additional hours of from 3 until 6 . Are planned each Friday he said. Crime kit donated Elkmont police chief Danny Mem examines a crime scene kit donated by Thomas Dean of the Limestone drug company. According to Qemo the donated materials serve the purpose As Well As a $200 commercial crime detection kit. Courier photo 0/7 embargo May be lifted today by Maurice Guindi Airo up a the sem official egyptian newspaper Al ashram predicted saturday that the Arab Oil Boycott against the United states will be lifted at a time and place of the conference. The libyan regime of col. Moa mar khad Afy had proposed holding it in Tripoli wednesday. The Oil ministry spokesman a Abb a Job aging Council the executive Board of the Limestone county Council on aging will meet 7 . Thursday March 21, at first Christian Church Here. The Church is located on Market St. Bob Gonia. Tar cog area Agency on aging e project director will meet with the Council to discuss plans and budgets for next years programs. All members and representatives of service agencies Are requested to be present for this meeting. In april there will be a mass meeting of All Limestone county citizens interested in complis x Compi Josted a $400,000, 30 unit apartment Complex has been completed West of Here. Top of Alabama regional housing authority is now taking rental applications for the apart intent Complex which is located off Alabama 99 near Owens Junior High school. Applications Are being accepted each Monda wednesday at Owens Junior High school from 9 . Until 3 . Limestone school Board to discuss labor act compliance with the fair Lifbor standards act will be discussed next week by the Limestone county Board of education. The Board was told two weeks ago that they were in violation of the act and was ordered to pay More than $25,000 in Back wages to 53 employees. According to John z. Sloan of the wage and hour division of the Federal department of Lifbor the Board has been in violation of the act for More than two years. Sloan has ordered the Back wages be paid to streakers will fade As fast As they came a Ray unit Itie tuberculosis Mobile a Hay unit will be at Thi Limestone county courthouse wednesday from 9 . Until noon and from 1 to 4 . These free Chest a rays Are made possible through Chris Iuis Seal contributions to the North Alabama tuberculosis Assoc Lauon. By Robert strand san Francisco up like Pantie raids swallowing and Telephone Bootle stuffing student in tin and Spring madness Fiat will Streak away As it came. This is him View of Beli vioral scientists across tie nation who generally see streaking As a , if tasteless fad Best ignored. A most fads Are efforts to Gam status rewards a says Allier Bandura Stanford Ami president of the american psychological association. A a i Iati a Why fads die so fast a he says. They die from overuse a see streakers Page 5-a affected employees within 90 Days. Court action May be taken against the Board either by Federal officials or employees through Federal agencies if they continue to violate the act or fail to repay the wages according to a team from the National labor relations Board. Educators from Athens and Limestone county will attend the annual Alabama education association Aea in Birmingham this week while City and county students begin a week Long Holiday. Although the Aea convention begin until wednesday area schools will be closed the entire week. Speakers for the convention include gov. George Wallace it. Gov. Jere Leasley atty. Gen. Bill Baxley and president elect of the National education James a. Harris of Des Moines Iowa. The team has been investigating the Limestone system for tie past several weeks. Sloan said the school Iward has been in violation of thu wage and hour Law in cases involving employees of the county school bus Drivers lunchroom personnel and maintenance workers. The school Board has indicated that compliance a without paying some employees overtime some employees May have to Stop working two jobs. The Legal matter has been turned Over to the boards attorney Byrd lib Tham who will offer recommendation possibly monday night. Israel braces for War with syrian troops u Nite press inter natio a 1 with israeli forces mobilized to a a pre War Alert a syrian howitzers pounded israeli Posi Tione on the Rocky Golan Heights saturday. The syrians said they destroyed a Bulldozer and another vehicle in a 15 see Israel Page 5-a i weather fair weather is expected today while cooler temperatures will be moving into the Athens area monday. The u. S. Weather Bureau verdicts fair skies today and a Chance of rain tonight. High today will be in the upper 70�?Ts, while the Mercury will plunge into the mid 50�?Ts tonight. Mondays High will be in the mid 60�?Ts. Winds will be seven to 15 Miles an hour today. Central Bank names new directors meeting of Arab Oil minister said the ministers Are expected now schedule for Cairo sunday to review tie Arab embargo on Oil Industry sources in the supplies to the United egyptian capita however said they doubted the entire Boycott it see embargo Page 5-a would be lifted. They said the ministers might a a ease the embargo to treat the United states like other Western states presently subject to the 15 per cent production Cut the Arab Oil producers have kept in Force. The Oil sources said the move to lift the Boycott stemmed from . Secretary of state Henry a. Kissinger a diplomatic efforts in the Middle East. Earlier an egyptian Oil ministry spokesman said the ministers would meet a sunday evening at the Sheraton hotel in p or three Days there were conflicting reports about the t educators set for convention educators from Athens and county will attend the annual Alabama education association Aea in Birmingham this week while City and county students begin a week Long Holiday. Although the a a convention does no to i begin until wednesday area schools will be closed the entire week. Speakers for tie convention include gov. George Wallace it. Gov Jere , atty. Gen. Bill Baxley and president elect of the National plication James a. Harris of dts Moines Iowa. Bulletin new York up sen. Henry Jackson d-wash., said late saturday that a real constitutional problems could delay Pis Isible Iii it ashment try president Nixon until cd nip Ess reconvenes next fall. John w. Johnson a 2tiedi0uck Martin four new director have been announced for the Athens Branch of Central Bank of Alabama by b. N. Hunter chairman and cd Hief executive officer and l. H. Bostick senior vice president and Branch manager. The new directors Are John w. Johnson Harold h. Spencer John Douglas maund and Frederick b. Martin or. Johnison is Secretary treasurer of j amp j Oil company and j amp j up Gas company. Johnson attended Auburn University with a b. S. In Industrial management. Active in of immunity affairs he is in rotary cd Lub Progress club Athens and Decatur chamber of Coli Pierce Alabama Petroleum jobbers association and Harold Spencer Douglas maund Obama up Gass association. John is married to the Fonner Peggy Guiott of Decatur and has four children Spencer is owner of Spencer seed and Grain. Urge. He is a member of the chamber of Commerce v f w itt.,. A a a a a by Terian Church. Harold maund is owner of the Athens pharmacy. Maund attended Auburn University with a b. S. In pharmacy. Very Active in the com Unity maund is Secretary of executive see directors Page 5-a youth Dies in Cycle occident a 13-Yeaim old Harvest i. 1, youth was pronoun a de dead Ori arrival night at Athens Limestone from injuries Susu lined 111 a truck motorcycle Accident on county line cd. Limestone county Coroner Ralph in Adgett identified the youth Jeffrey ii. Skinner. I Angell said the Youtie was struck from the Side by a pickup truck. The truck i Iver was not identified and no outlier injuries were reported from the 7 Accident funeral arrangements will be announced later by Spry funeral Home Huntsville

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