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Big Spring Herald (Newspaper) - June 23, 1974, Big Spring, Texas Big Spring Herald Price 25 vol. 47 no. Is big Spring Texas 79720sunday june 23, 1974 44 pages 6 sections Price 25 Colson says Nixon knew about watergate affair accounts of his testimony published saturday by syndicated columnist Jack Anderson and the new York daily news. Committee officials would neither confirm nor deny the newspaper accounts of Colson s interview with the panels counsel a week ago. But Colson a attorney and former Law partner. David i. Shapiro confirmed that a it s All there a in the published reports. No hard evidence in what Anderson described As a draft of Colson s statements the former special counsel to Nixon said that in january of last year a i determined it my responsibility to express to the president my belief that certain persons iii the Campaign organization namely messes. Mitchell and Magr Ducr. Must have been involved in the a i told the president that whoever it was who had ordered the watergate had ill served him. I did not discuss any specific information about Mitchell Magruder or others because frankly i had no hard exposed a on feb. 14, i told the i thought whoever was involved at the committee for the reelection in ordering or authorizing the watergate would eventually be exposed. I told the president specifically that i thought John Mitchell had to accept the responsibility that the facts would in due course come out. recall that the president reacted angrily. I can almost recall his precise words a Are vol suggesting that John Mitchell be held responsible or be made a Scapegoat ? Mitchell has. After All. Sworn he was not involved. I want to get to the Bottom of watergate but i cannot ask a possibly innocent bystander to be a Dotson is almost certain to be called before the full panel to repeat his testimony. Colson was sentenced Friday to one to three years in prison and fined $5,000 for a 1071 scheme to defame Daniel Ells Berg. He told the court that his acts in that cae followed repeated and specific suggestions from Nixon. Oklahoma cowgirl blocks Texas sweep Washington a Charles w. Colson has told the House judiciary committee he alerted president Nixon both in january and february of 1973 to High level complicity in the watergate affair. Nixon repeatedly has insisted that his first such revelations were presented by John w. Dean in their conversation of March 21, 1073. Warnings Colson s warnings were addressed specifically to the involvement of John n. Mitchell and Jeb Stuart Magruder according to virtually identical okayed wedding not honeymoon a Erett Wash no Dale Swensen. Superintendent of the state reformatory at Monroe save he personally approved plans for an inmates wedding in Everett but not for a honeymoon. Swenson said Ronald Fork nor 24. Serving time from Clark county for forgery and assault was escorted to a i vase Home Friday Fin his marriage to Archt a. . As the ceremony ended softener Ami his Bride slipped away in a state car belonging to the reformatory. Die superintendent said be wants for Kiter and the Blue Sedan Back. At a glance a Sweet sixteen Ani. Holly Barrington says she a 16 and never been a wad mgr miss Barrington 1006 e. 13th St., was planning to go swimming or a wad nigh at Moss Creek Lake when she saw the a no not sign. Lamesa residents vote to remain dry in # Iain Don apr time minister Harold Wilson faced a revolt from within his labor party Over a news report that Britain plans a nuclear test in the american underground test Range m Nevada. Several members of the Tribune group. A leftist Wing of the party said they will Challenge defense Secretary Roy Mason to deny the report in saturdays daily express. In in 0 phenom penh. Cambodia apr uis urgent gunners fired three rockets into the area around the Palace of president Bon nol and opened fire on a 20-vessel Convoy seven Miles from phenom penh it was the most damaging rebel attack in More than a year. No casualties were reported in the rocketing but port sources said the insurgents Sank a rite Barge disabled a freighter and damaged two others killed two sailors and wounded two guards in the River attack. By Marj c Carpenter i five Texas cowboys and one Oklahoma cowgirl collected top Money at the 41st annual big Spring Rodeo at the conclusion of the final show saturday night in a Jam packed Arena. Bill Steiner of Austin won the bareback Riding Tooter Waite of Stephenville nabbed the calf roping championship Shawn Davis of Lewisville led in Saddle broncs Rex Bland of Trent nailed Down the steer wrestling and Butch Kirby of Greenville was Bull Riding Champion with r de Lyssa Trotter of Midwest City okla., keeping it from being a Texas sweep when she won the barrel Riding championship. In bareback. David Curry of Burleson followed Steiner with a 70. Chm Ledeoux of Kaycee. Wyoming a 69 and Jack Himes of big Spring and Pete camper of Trent 68 each to split fourth Money calf roping second in calf roping co the winners 18.9 on two calves was Richard Stowers Madill okla., with 19 9. Roy Burk Duncan okla., 29 3 and Lynn Lamesa a residents Here voted to stay dry 1.729 to 1.221 saturday. The proposal would have allowed grocery stores to sell Beer and would have permitted package stores within City limits providing the largest part of no votes were citizens balloting at the tax collector s office and those voting Absentee Box three opposed local liquor sales by two to one. And Absentee votes rejected the idea almost three to one. I official tallies showed lox one for 197 to 44 Box two for 262 to 261 Box three against 645 to 319 Box four for 387 to 338 and the Absentee Box against 411 to 146 this Community has Defeated proposals fir liquor sales twice in recent years. In january wet advocates were unable to obtain enough is gnat aies petitioning for the election. But the wet faction garnered enough signatures for the election m Panl. Mystery death investigation Abilene. Tex. A a Young Abilene couple told officers saturday that they took a Nap in their car and awoke to find a companion dead on the Highway apparently struck by a car. Or. And mrs. Charlie Marsh of Abilene told investigators that they and Richard Glenn Barker also of Abilene were returning from a Lubbock club Friday night and stopped beside the Highway to sleep the couple said they found Barker dead in the Middle of the Highway when they awoke. They said they placed him in the Back of their truck and drove 75 Miles to a truck Stop West of Abilene from where they ailed officers. A autopsy was ordered. Only in 90s temperatures today not expected to go above the mid nineties with Low tonight in the upper 66s, High on monday near 166. Rinds from the saw at 16-26 Miles per hour. I Clear to partly Cloudy through monday. Wreck injuries prove fatal services Are pending at Nalley Pickle funeral Home for David v Rojo. 19, who died at 6 50 pm saturday in a local Hospital from in june received a week ago in an automobile and motorcycle collision. The Driver of the motorcycle Benjamin Munoz. 17. Was dead at die scene. Driver of the car was finest Lopez Gonzales investigating patrolman was Robert Yeager who was then injured wednesday night while directing traffic at the Rodeo. Rojo was a passenger on the motorcycle. Tree limb Sparks strange death Dallas apr a falling tree limb which broke a Power line bae taken the life of Landgrave Smith. 15, of University Park a Dallas suburb. Authorities reported Young Smith was walking through an Alley while Barefoot Etc . When he brushed the Tam thursday. Shortly before Danny Ward 7, brushed the same wire. But he was on a bicycle Hie rubber tires prevented the voltage from passing through his body to the ground we reviewing the. Big Spring week Vatican City a Pope Paul i said there is a new Ray of Hope in the Middle East and urged a just and dignified solution to the palestinian refugee problem. Addressing the sacred College of cardinals in his annual message on the state of the Church and the world the pontiff said a we do not wish to pass Over in silence the new Ray of Hope for peace in the Middle fast which has be a kindled by the intense activity and the converging efforts of men in the High posts of responsibility a a peace so yearned for and so a a a Belfast. Northern Ireland a the outlawed Ulster Freedom fighters called by the British one of the most militant protestant extremist organizations in Northern Ireland asked for an end to the sectarian violence in the province. A a a Washington a the outgoing Federal Price controller. John t. Dunlop says Congress is being inconsistent in demanding that the administration restrain inflation while moving to keep meat prices up through loan guarantees and Gunport quotas. A a a Washington apr president Nixon Heads for Summit talks in Moscow tuesday hoping for new nuclear and economic agreements american officials have made no predictions but Nixon Host. I omd i. Brezhnev has forecast a Good new agreements pleasing to people in both countries Dies in Hospital lobby brother of missing youth overdose victim i it. Mormok. With Joe Pickle the 41st big Spring Cowboy reunion and Rodeo galloped off into the Sunset saturday evening but it departed with memories of having been one of the Best. The Down act Quail Dobbs of Coahoma probably excelled others to Date the Webb calf dressing added spice but larger bloomers will be needed especially if those a a calves get any bigger. The Surprise hit was the isl division cavalry horse platoon. A a a anyone who would ask a hot enough for you a should get a rap in the Mouth. Monday Cane up to 101 and then tuesday hit a seasons High of Khz this sort of thing coupled with an inability even to Muster promising Clouds worked havoc on the Cotton prospects. Asked How his Cotton was doing one Fanner moaned a in Mon the Way to town now to get a we changes in two key spots were announced. Or. Thomas t. Salter resigned As president of Howard College to become academic Dean at Weatherford College. Col. Robert Liotta 78th training Wing commander received his orders to report As assistant Deputy commander for training operations of air training command at Randolph fab july 20. His successor Here will be col. Robert a. Owens presently at Randolph. Sot tee week Pipia Call Raymond Jordan 24, brother of the youth who has been sought by Law officials As missing since june 5, was rushed to medical Center Hospital saturday morning and dropped dead in the lobby. Vietnam Veteran die Vietnam War Veteran who worked As a nurses assistant at the veterans administration Hospital was ruled dead by an apparent overdose by Justice of the peace Walter once summoned to the scene. The family called an ambulance Early saturday with the ambulance Driver notifying police the police report said that they were told the youth took two kinds of pain killers some aspirin and possibly some other medication. Grice reported that bottles of medication were discovered in Jordan a pockets at Nalley Pickle funeral Home where services Are pending tentatively scheduled for sometime monday at St. Thomas Catholic Church. Rof Luy will by Brid at 1 13 pm. Tonight at Rosewood Chapel. Missing since june j Raymond s brother. George who is 23, has been missing since june 5 when he disappeared from the Home in pyjamas and Robe he was seen rear the underpass at fam too and is 20 a helicopter search and search by foot was conducted for several Days for the brother who is reported to lie an epileptic. Parents of the youths Are or. And mrs. Valdomero e. Jordan. 102 be 4th. Other survivors include three Sisters miss Bertha Chavez miss Sylvia Jordan and miss Fui Zabeth Jordan All of big Spring two Brothers including the massing George Jordan and Valdomero Jordan jr., of Odessa and two grandparents. Mrs. Cua Rangel. Big Spring and John Jordan of Marfa. Raymond was born june 5. 1950 in big Spring and was a graduate of big Spring High school. Not Gays Day Don Gay of Mesquite one of the top bronc riders in Rodeo is shown taking a spill head first Friday night at the third performance of the Rodeo Here the four nights of the show were deemed a big Success by Rodeo official Ulla year. Waldrop san Angelo 21.4. In Saddle broncs. Davis a 8 led followed by j. C. Bonin of Montana with a 75, Dave Menhir Cleburne 72 and in Hedger. Fort we Orth 71. Bland scored a 4 6 the final night to win the steer wreaking on two calves with a total of 10.1 followed by dome Bowles Burkburnett i Jim die ton of Waco with a us end Eugene Sauk of Tab we 138. Kent Youngblood Ai Lerna nabbed second in the Mead Fri with a i and Gerald of Crane wee third with sister act behind Dehom s m co on Bro in the Barrali we Wanda Burn of metro new Mexico 35 to Lynn Schmidt Lamesa 35.99 and Linda Altemira sister to mrs. Blackburn. Also from Melrose with a 36 34. Champion Bull rider was Kirby with a 77 followed by Jack Himes of big Spring with 72 and Bashom of Houston with a 70. Barbara Fairchild Star on the final two nights of the show got the attention of the children walking around the Arena near the Booths As she Sang. The Downs did some Topnotch bullfighting again on the final night with skipper Voss literally standing Over the top of a Cowboy who fell by the chutes to keep a Bull from trampling him clowns Hirt both Bull fighting Rodeo clowns were injured by bulls Here Friday night. The purpose of the clowns being in the Arena during the Bull Riding is to distract the bulls from the riders As they come off the bulls. Near the end of the Bull ruling. Quail Dobbs Coahoma Down known throughout the Rodeo circuit broke hts nose when struck in the face by the Bull As he helped a rider that had his hand Hung up in the strap As he came off the Bull both the rider and Dobbs were knocked Down skipper Voss. Houston Rodeo Clown was injured earlier when he turned his ankle and a Bull ran Over the top of him. Both still performed in the final Rodeo saturday night. The world Moscow apr Security police in several soviet cities were holding about 49 jews. Apparently part of a drive to prevent demonstrations during ites ident Nixon s visit jewish sources said. The american president arrived on june 27. Midis Araba. Ethiopia apr a 24-year-old pregnant american missionary nurse was freed by anti government guerrillas and said she Felt Fine after her four week ordeal. Her captors the eritrean liberation front gave no reason for releasing Deborah Dortzbach of Freehold . A Pilot who flew mrs. Dortzbach to Asmara the of Trean capital said she told Hun a a in mall right. I feel

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