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Berkshire Eagle (Newspaper) - May 11, 1974, Pittsfield, Massachusetts E Eagle 24 pages 15 cents Cenis per week delivered Pittsfield mass saturday May 11 1974 83 no 3 g Ford behind Nixon but still own man9 the Gardener Joel Librizzi Louis Arpante 16 Oxford St has been spading his backyard like this for 52 Springs the mid Tom Oasis i Replete with Jig Trees grape vines and quince he has had the Garden since 1922 v est for funds possible link to Deal on milk Price supports Washington api top Dairy cooperative leaders tried to raise a Quick for president Nixon Campaign within hours of a while House meeting on milk Price supports in March 1973 according to secret Senate testimony the Senate watergate com Mitlee has been Lold that this testimony lends support to an allegation that milk Price sup ports were raised in 1971 As part of a Deal to get Campaign Money sources say d Paul Alagia former executive director of dairymen inc testified that leaders of two sister Dairy cooperatives asked him for the Money at a 4 am meeting March 24 1971 Al inc Airport at Louisville by Home of the coops Headquarters request refused Alagia said he quickly re fused the request we didst have that kind of Money he said the cooperative did How Ever donate to the Nix on Campaign the same Day the administration announced the milk Price boost the next Day March 25 Alagoas testimony was cited report confirmed to Revl Sel and the inc f Dorsen said the House judiciary committees impeachment investigators appear to be relying on the fruits of the Senate committees probe Inlo the Mil fund affair the sources said Dorsen was quoted As saying that the Evi Dence of a Deal to raise prices in return for Money is stronger Ihan the House probes have yet indicated publicly associated Alagia in a Telephone inter million by the Senate committees a View confirmed the account of Alagia said they had flown to newspaper accounts Distant chief counsel David his testimony and added some Louisville in one of the milk Oiin win Iho Marrh Dorsen in a briefing to co details producers jets the three Dairy March Milter members late thursday he said he was among the coops Ampi do and Madam according to sources who were several Dairy cooperative offi Are the nations three biggest at the meeting vials who visited president Nix Alagia said the others wanted als said that after the House meeting he flew to group so it could donate to Gressional pressure weighed in to on business and when Nixon Alagia said the others the decision made no mention of a Deal to Aiso following the while raise milk prices or of a prom House meeting some Dairy offi ise from Nelson and Parr to coals who attended it took raise million for Nixon re part in Al night meetings in Elc cuon they Dindl ask me clouding the Louisville meeting tar Anu Nuin Mut Thol t uric i but want Lac 1 was Del from wire services Gerald r Ford said Friday in Buffalo by he supports pres ident Nixon As much now As he did when he took Over the vice presidency last fall but added i will continue to be my own Man at a news conference before a series of appearances in Buffalo culminating in a gop fund Rai ser Ford said the subject of Nixon resigning did not come up directly at an hour meeting he had with the president Friday morning in Washington but 1 could infer that he has no intention of resigning de spite critical comments by top republicans in recent Days Ford said Ford said he supports Nixon As much As he did when he was first named to succeed Spiro t Agnew last october i dont know any area where there is a Sharp disagreement Between me and the president i Ford said but i will continue to be my own Man 1 sees a close vote Ford said he feels from All s evidence presented thus far that 1 the president is not guilty of any offence and predicted a close vote in the House judiciary committee which is currently considering impeachment in Washington the House judiciary committee plans to subpoena the tape of a pre watergate White House meeting to see if president Nixon had Advance knowledge of the plan to Bug democratic Headquarters Gap in evidence the tape of the april 4 1972 meeting which the while House has refused to deliver is needed to plug a Gap in the Evi Dence relating to that question one of the allegations under in vast Galion in the Commilles impeach Cal inquiry the Memling Between Nixon his former chief of staff or Halderman and former ally Gen John Mitchell look place four Days after Nixon reelection Campaign aides had approved a plan surveillance of the democrats the president has stated repeatedly that he first Learned of weekend weather sunny with pleasant temperatures today and Tomor Row High in the upper 60s or Low 70s m for any pro i anal and agreed to make Cam a of award Alagia said r Page donations to Nixon a d y do Tot kind of thing cording to House impeachment milk producers anyway he said he found out lawyers the lawyers outlined p a s Mil lion Promise their findings in a recent letter Ca dairymen inc Nixon Only recently through i0 the while House effects of High Cost of education noticeable in Williams class of 77 the involvement of his aides in the watergate breaking nearly a year later on March 21 1973 the missing link in the Chain of evidence being presented to the committee was pointed out thursday by chief counsel John Doar who said he would re quest a subpoena at the committees next business session the tape is one of 76 dealing with watergate that the com Mittee requested last april 9 earlier this week the White House said no More watergate material would be surrendered impeachment question instead of issuing a Blanket subpoena for ail 76 tapes the committee plans to see How the missing material affects the Case As it is being presented and then subpoena the tapes it feels Are vitally needed the announced refusal of the White House to deliver any More watergate material could Lead to a constitutional confrontation if a subpoena is is sued but the committees present intention is to take any unanswered subpoenas into consideration when it votes on Arti cles of impeachment rather than seek to enforce them gop sen Richard Schwei Ker of Pennsylvania called for president Nixon resignation unday because of what he called the now obvious moral corrosion destroying and debasing the presidency sen Charles Percy Rili meanwhile said the transcripts really raise More questions than they answer adding he fails to see How either the courts or Congress can be satisfied that this is the whole Story and that no further evidence need to be produced both moderates though both sch Cikor and Percy Are gop moderates who have often differed with Nixon their statements and one by sen Marlow Cook Ray that Nixon must realistically con template resignation represented an increasing willing Ness for republicans to speak out publicly against the presi Dent in other watergate related developments Friday Miami news reported that Senate watergate com Mittee investigators Are pre pared to interview hundreds of Florida residents about the spending habits of Nixon Friend c g Bebe Robozo and Are especially interested Iri any Bills Rebozo May have paid in behalf of Nixon two Broth ers and personal Secretary White House appointments Secretary Dwight l Chapin pleaded for probation rather than jail on his conviction last month of lying to the Fri during its investigation of the dirty tricks played against democrats in 1972 denies blackmail conspirator e Howard Hunt denied in a Tele vision interview in Milwaukee that he Ever tried to blackmail Nixon Hunt acknowledged he had asked for from Nixon forces but said he wanted the Money for Legal fees and family expenses and not As the Price for continued silence on his part while imprisoned for his role in the breaking judge John j Sirica announced that next Mon Days hearing on the special prosecutors subpoena for 64 White House tapes May be held in secret House lawyer j Fred Buzhardt appeared before a Federal grand jury for a Sec Ond Day in its probe of the18v2 minute Gap in a key presiden tial tape prayer suggested new York evangelist Billy Graham said the water Gate affair had put America in a grave situation we ought to Pray for the president that he will be Given the Wisdom to do what god wants him to do said Graham i think from knowing him if Hes the same Man 1 used to know i think he will put whats Best for the country above everything else in recent Days a number of major newspapers which backed Nixon in 1972 and have generally supported other gop candidates have called either for Nixon impeachment or resignation miiimiiiiimiiiiimiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiimnimiihiiiim1 scores Aba Boston 101 Aba new York 111 Utah 100 Al Detroit 6 Boston 5 Baltimore 3 Cleveland i new York 7 Milwaukee 2 no new York 7 Chicago 2 Philadelphia 3 Pittsburgh 2 Cincinnati 2 Houston 1 Montreal 5 St Louis 4 Aio 7 news Index balding cafe War Eagle Eye x ectrial pages 1415 4 2 13 11131924 name in the news 13 National 3 obituaries n social 5 foreign Hospital list movies by Peter Sabeer not too Long ago most Middle income families wanted to Send their kids to Only the Best private colleges lamented a Williams College admissions officer but now a private school education is considered a luxury rather than a Neces sity families Are More concerned about a snowmobile or a second car this week admissions officers at Wil Liams Are getting their first Complete look at the social racial and economic complexion of next years freshman class the fourth coed Cass in the col Leges history letters of acceptance were sent out at the beginning of april with replies due Back in the first week of May As of yesterday the College had received firm commitments from 173 women and 303 men almost the exact numbers admissions officers were aiming for in their months of interviews recruitment acceptances and rejections but in at least some respects the class of 1978 at Williams will not be everything that the admissions officers would like it to be As admissions director Philip f Smith put it theres just no question that a lot of Middle class families Are being scared away by the High Cost of a Williams education in general Williams has done extraordinarily Well in recent years when Many other colleges publican private have been afflicted with problem of dwindling admissions especially hard hit among the private colleges across the country Are the relatively new and experimental schools whose flexible and open ended curriculum Are attracting far fewer applicants than four or five years ago Hampshire College in am Herst for example reports that applications this year Are Down by about 90 per cent from two years ago and Public colleges especially the stat supported fou year schools Are be ginning to experience the same kind of problem a recent Survey indicates that Western Massachusetts colleges Are the exception to that Rule applications Are up substantially at North Adams stale College and basically unchanged at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst and Berkshire Community College but nationally the total enrolment in the country slate colleges next year is expected to fall off by about 1 per cent or 300000students according to the National association of state universities and land Grant colleges the decline is generally attributed to frighteningly High unemployment rates among teachers and other College graduates with general Liberal arts Back Cost iwed Page is Eyfa Cattus ugh Tost vice is Way of admirers during a series of he told a news that he was still and would continue to be my own Man Mere

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