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Austin Daily Herald (Newspaper) - May 11, 1974, Austin, Minnesota Weather lows tonight upper 30>. Highs sunday upper 50s. Chance of rain 50 per cent today and 20 per cent sunday established 1891 vol. Lxxx11 no. 155 Austin Minn., saturday May la 1974 single copy 15c 14 pages House panel is expected to subpoena another tape by Jeffrey Mills Washington a the House judiciary committee is expected to subpoena another White House tape next week despite president Nixon a announced intention to turn Over no rare watergate Materia. Committee sources said Fri Day that a subpoena probably will by issued for the tape of a pre watergate White House meeting in an Effort to see if Nixon had Advance knowledge of the plan to Bug democratic Headquarters. Interim president e. W. Ziebarth. 63, former Dean of the College of Liberal Art at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis a named Friday to oversee the transition at the University Between the time president Malcolm Mons leave on july i and o. Peter Mcgrath will become president in september. A wire photo chief committee coun a John Hoar said he would request a subpoena at the commit teen a next business session. The april 4, 1972 meeting involved Nixon his former chief of staff h r. Haldeman and former atty. Gen John n. Mitchell. It took place four Days after Nixon s re election Campaign aides had approved a plan for electronic surveillance of the democrats according to testimony by Jeb Stuart Mcgreer an official of the re election committee. Nixon has denied knowing in Advance of the watergate break in. Nixon lawyer James d. St. Clair said this week that no More watergate material would be delivered. Chairman Peter w. Rodino jr., . Said a Day would he set aside next week for the committee to act on such business As the issuance of the subpoena. Checks with committee members indicate there would be Little opposition to issuing it. The committee resumes closed hearings on tuesday in its inquiry into possible grounds for impeachment. If a majority of the House votes to impeach Nixon a two thirds majority would then be needed in the Senate to convict. To other watergate develop meals a watergate burglar g. Gordon Liddy was found guilty of contempt of Congress for refusing to he sworn in or to testify before a House committee last year. . District judge John h. Pratt suspended a six month sentence noting other convictions against Liddy. A another convicted watergate conspirator e. Howard Hunt denied that he tried to blackmail president Nixon. Hunt said his requests for i120.- too from the administration were not on the condition that Nixon takes his Battle to Oklahoma College crowd he maintain silence about the break in. A former White House appointments Secretary Dwight l. Chapin pleaded with . District judge Gerhard to give him probation rather than jail. He was convicted of lying to the Fri in its investigation of dirty tricks against democrats during the 1972 presidential primaries. 170 injured in Chicago v wreck Chicago Apt More than 170 persons were injured Friday in the crash of two Chicago transit authority elevated trains the third serious mishap on transit authority rails in a month. Hospitals near the South Side crash said All those treated had minor injuries and Only a handful would be admitted overnight for observation. The crash occurred on the main North South line As the evening Rush hour was ending at about 6 30. Abut 300 persons were aboard each train to spokesman Thomas Buck said. Buck said Ltd no southbound train made an emergency Stop and was struck from behind by the second. The rear ear of the first train was partially telescoped by the Impact. Why the first train halted and who the Driver of the second train did not Stop in time were not immediately known Buck said. Tile cat will conduct an investigation of the crash he added. The More seriously Injurer were taken from the elevated tracks by fire department ladder and ferried to hospitals by helicopters. The two recent elevated train accidents injured about 20 persons each. Passengers await evacuation from Hirago transit authority trains which collided on Chicago a South Side Friday. More than 170 persons were injured in the mishap the third in a month to plague the Uta. Hirago fire department helicopter Ferric injured to Hospital. While firemen lower another injured person in ground with Aid of snorkel. A wire photo for troop disengagement Kissinger israelis review plan by Barry Schweid Jerusalem apr Secretary of state Henry a. Kissinger met with israeli leaders today working out details of a troop disengagement plan for presentation to syrian leaders in Damascus on sunday. American and israeli officials appeared apprehensive but hopeful that Progress was being made and that there remained a Chance for an agreement to Stop two months of fighting Between syrian and israeli troops in the Golan Heights. Kissinger returned to Jerusalem on Friday after Quick trips to saudi Arabia and Egypt and met again with israeli Premier Golda Cir. Later Kissinger said Quot i continue to believe that some Progress is being he said both sides were making a a detailed examination of israeli and syrian truce proposals a shut we can t talk about an there were signs however indicating that positions might have Bent Chough to permit some sort of Accord before Kissinger returns to Washington probably in one week. United states officials said egyptian president Anwar Sadat who talked with Kissinger for three hours in Cairo Friday had Bren in touch with the syrian government. The israeli newspaper maa Riv reported that president Nixon had sent mrs. Meir three messages during Kissinger s trip urging israeli cooperation and flexibility in the negotiations. Maaris said the last message also implied a threat a Possi a i y involving withholding american arms a if Jerusalem refuses to yield enough for a disengagement pact mrs. Meir s office Dedindo comment but other sources said the report appeared Correct. So far Israel has offered the syrians half the abandoned Golan Heights capital of Qun Eitra and proposed that parts of the strategic my Hermon he placed under the control of the United nations the israeli also Ara willing to have syrian peasants re u in to some occupied villages Nickel firm seeks Okay for open pit excavation by Frank Cormier Washington a battling for his politick life president Nixon was hound for a Campus appearance in Oklahoma tonight As a top aide suggested resignation might eventually he considered if it would help the country. As a mounting chorus of congressional republicans called on Nixon to consider stepping aside because of his watergate problems the president s wife Pat relayed word through an assistant Friday that a she feels its too bad the Republican leadership is coming out and saying these things because its harmful to the she also said she feels Hor husband a will not resign resign and has never considered Young hijackers demand Ransom for passengers Cali Colombia apr a a group of Young hijackers who commandeered a colombian plane held a gun to the Pilot s head today and demanded $300,000 Ransom for the release of 80 passengers and six Crew members. They said the Money should be delivered by a Man in a bathing suit to ensure he was unarmed. But the colombian presidents office said it would not negotiate under pressure refused to meet the Ransom demand and told the hijackers they had two choices surrender or go on to Cuba. A these men have a gun to my head a the Pilot Rodrigo Arboleda said from the plane schedule of pages is Mats 2 Amo new. 7 editorial j sports b-9 society 6 comics tvs i i classified 12-13 advertisement need apartment Check the want ads if you Are looking for an apartment. To rent Check the Herald want and Section for available places. For rent. Downstairs 2 or drone apartment. Utilities furnished. No Pat. Hoar in. Phone xxx xxx. This and was scheduled to in in the paper six Days but it was cancelled Atta it appeared Only two Days. Check listings daily to find a place to live. I on the runway at the Cali Airport. They Are becoming very the Captain told the control Tower that the hijackers a do not want to go to Cuba and sometimes grow impatient and order me to Fly without a fixed destination but i wont risk taking off at while the Pilot talked with the Tower the presidents office ordered authorities not to negotiate the Ransom payment. A the government will not negotiate under pressure nor submit to blackmail and for this reason we Are not going to pay one cent a said Rafael Naranjo Villegas Secretary general of the presidency. The a Vittica airlines Jet. A Boeing 727, was hijacked Friday night on a flight Between the Eastern colombian City of Pereira and the capital City of Bogota. Some passengers were allowed to get off at Bogota and said there were four to six hijackers. After Landing in Call. The hijackers ordered the Pilot to continue to Cuba but to minutes later told him to stay in Cali. Cali is 185 Miles Southwest of Bogota. Hike recommended St. Paul Minn. A a 16.2 per cent increase in St. Paul electrical rates was recommended to the City Council Friday by Leonard Lindquist rate hearing examiner. White House staff chief Alexander m. Haig or. Said in an interview he secs nothing now to prompt a Nixon resignation. But he acknowledged the president might consider that unprecedented step a if he thought that served the Hest interests of the american people a continuing a travel studded personal Campaign to enlist Public support Nixon was to Fly to Oklahoma to address evening commencement exercises at Oklahoma University a football stadium in Stillwater. A recent student poll indicated about half the Campus opposed the presidential visit. University authorities said they would bar hostile placards from the stadium. Nixon s Hope of gaining the initiative in his fight against possible impeachment received another serious blow Friday when conservative Republican son. Milton Young of North Dakota Long a Nixon Stalwart urged that he turn Over the presidency to vice president Gerald r. Ford until the impeachment question is resolved. Under the 25th amendment to the Constitution. Young said Nixon later could reclaim the presidency should the House vote against impeachment or the Senate acquit him after a formal trial. Ford met with Nixon for an hour Friday morning and. At a later news conference at Buffalo n.y., said a i certainly could infer from everything he told me Quot that resignation is not being considered. Haig was asked if he could Forsee any circumstances under which the president might resign. He replied a i think the Only thing that would tempt resignation on the part of the president would be if he thought that served the Hest interests of the american people. A at this juncture i Don t see anything on the horizon which would meet that criteria. Admittedly that s a subjective View on my part and i think it is one the president shares very earlier Friday sen. Richard Schweiker r-pa., who has frequently differed with Nixon called for Nixon s resignation saying the presidential transcripts a reveal a total Dis regard for the moral and ethical values upon which this nation was regional truckers to Confer on shutdown St. Paul mint a in dependent truckers from Minnesota and Wisconsin will Mer at the St. Paul civic Center sunday to determine if they will join a nationwide shutdown of truckers at 12 01 a m. Monday. John Perry director of the West metropolitan District of the truckers association of the Midwest said he expects 5,000 truckers to attend. The truckers organization was formed in february during a nationwide shutdown. Perry said that in a poll of Independent truckers across the nation �?o99 per cent Are willing to shut Down unless we go some favourable he said High costs have forced the Independent truckers to their position. He said he estimates about half of the truckers in Minnesota Are Index Pendents and that the decision whether to go off the Road will be made by a majority of those attending the sunday meeting. Perry said Public officials could Avert a trucking shutdown if they would reduce fuel prices provide that fuel taxes be used Only for highways halt All fuel and Petroleum exporting and give truckers a priority on fuel. Perry said a shutdown a does not mean Here in Minnesota that the highways will he blocked. It just Means that the truckers Are going to . Duluth Minn. Apr International Nickel co. Ingo says it has asked the . Forest service for approval of open pit Copper and Nickel mining on Federal lands in Northern Minnesota. If approved the mine site Southeast of Ely would he less than one mile Square with a much larger arca for tailings disposal. A company spokesman said Friday there wore numerous technological economic and environmental considerations still to he yet and a final decision by the firm would not come in development biking re set for May 18 the Bike for development scheduled for today was cancelled because of inclement weather. The event was re set for saturday May 18. The Khz mile route was to go throughout the county area starting and ending in Uslin. Funds raised through the Bike for development will go to several local organizations. Til mid-1975. However or said the request was another step and indicated Inco s interest in the development is a very in effect the request will result in an environmental Impact statement from Superior National Forest officials. A Forest service spokesman estimated it will Lake is months to Complete the Impact statement. The site selected by ipod called the Spruce Ore Deposit is 12 Miles Southeast of Ely on the South Hank of the Kia wish i River. Tentative plans Given to Superior Forest in sonnet indicate the mine will cover 530 acres in the wilderness area with a plat and service area of too acres and tailings disposal of 2,900 acres. Mining could begin As Early As late in 1978, with an estimated work Force of 800. About 3 perish in Iowa Mobile Home Blaze Sioux City Iowa a three persons died in a Mobile Home fire in Sioux City Early today. Authorities did not immediately release the names of the victims hut said they wen1 a Man. A woman and a boy of about 2. Firemen said the Mobile Home was engulfed in Lames when they arrived at the tall View Terrace trailer court in North Sioux City. 40.noo tons of Ore would be mined daily. The open pit mine envisioned would he 6, feet Long 3,20 feet wide and feet deep. A company official said the excavation would cover less than one Square mile. Secret ballots Are adopted for 8th District vote grand rapids mum map a the rules committee of the 8th District pal convention unanimously adopted Friday night a recommendation that secret ballots he used for voting on the endorsement of a congressional candidate during the weekend meeting if adopted by delegates today ballots would be cast by minty units and delivered in scaled envelopes by tabulation by the convention Secretary. Seven candidate will he a coking endorsement at the District Convent in. Expected to Lead the pack in the vote getting Are state sen. . A Tony Perpich. Del Eveleth and James Oberstar Chisholm the administrative aide to rep. John Blatnik a Minn Blatnik who has served 28 years in Congress will be stepping Down at the end of his present term and has thrown his support behind Oberstar. Firemen pour water into burning fires to downtown Miami fla., Early today. About 150 residents of two battling Miami Blaze nearby hotel had to to evacuated. Police reported no injuries. The burning shops Are on , 2nd Avenue just a Block off Miami s Biscayne Boulevard. A wire photo news bulletins Vinyl Chloride May be hazardous new York us a medical researchers from the University of Bonn say they hate indications that v my i Chloride May he hazardous to thousands of Industrial workers a not just those in plants which manufacture plastics from the colourless Gas. Possibility of car building checked great Fallas. Mont. In rep John Melcher a Mont. Was to investigate the feasibility of reopening Railroad repair shops to the assembling of Railroad cars during a visit to great Falls today. Melcher was to visit Railroad maintenance facilities which have been having their operations scaled Down by the Burlington Northern Railroad. Insurgents ease assaults on base phenom pen Cambodia t Khmer Rouge insurgents have relaxed pressure on the besieged let Novok Garrison North of phenom penh possibly to turn their guns on refugee Camps built by the United states. Cambodian military sources reported today informants said rebel activity has decreased markedly around Longver a Complex 25 Miles Norih of Thanom pen where 40,000 civilians have been surrounded since March 28. Local Ira commander is captured Belfast Northern Ireland British Ai my officials have captured a local commander of the Irish Republican army and army sources said if was a Milestone in their Battle against the provisional Wing of the outlawed guerrilla organization. Weather balloons to gather data Washington of a More than 500 weather balloons Are Beulig sent aloft across much of the nation this weekend to help the space Agency Check the effectiveness of satellites

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