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Bradford Era (Newspaper) - May 11, 1974, Bradford, Pennsylvania Khz to a mild Cloudy and mild today Hight in 60s. Mild with showers Likely tonight lows in upper 40$. Occasional rain and warm sunday Hight in upper 60t. She v0l.97.n0.191 two sections Seh Hwi Clit to in a l�7oi your dependable news medium Bradford pa., saturday morning May 11,1974 Fem la to in it he a l Hir t Sadat ii cd main is music there s a sound of music in the air a the Best in pops plus the old reliable evergreens. It s All Here for the listening. So set your dial relax and smile with Wess radio. Loc a copy Oil legs a spokesman for the Pennsylvania department of environmental resources told its Friday that the proposed Oil and Gas regulations hopefully will be ready for presentation to the environmental Quality Board at the june meeting there had been a possibility that the material would be discussed at the May meeting but pending total completion of the proposed regulations it was decided to defer the action music night hit tunes from five decades a the 30s. 40s. 50s. 60s and 70s a will fill the Bradford area High school auditorium tonight. The St Bonaventure stage and jazz band ensemble performance will begin at eight of clock John Kerr is vocalist there or two really great aspects of tonight s Topflight entertainment. Sponsored by sahs student activities Council to Roise Money for the upcoming Junior senior prom. The other quite naturally is a night of popular music. The Bona musicians have toured in the Eastern United states and Canada. John Kerr entertained at the Holiday inn a couple of years Back so. Make a Date for tonight at eight tickets available at the door s. Orange All the items about the s. Orange Glass bottles Lead to another interesting fact Solomon Orange was the father of the late mrs Rose Kreinson and Grandfather of Bra Fordian Sara Marie Wolf. Sara Marie tells us that her Mother had pointed out that or. Orange had run a grocery business on Pearl St years ago meanwhile the 18 Congress St. Address was where or Orange made and marketed the horseradish in those distinctive Orange shaped bottles response the Era and web reminders about Cleon up time in the area have certainly drawn Conti Derobles response in fact the volume of the discarded items hat kept City Crews hopping. Another week lies ahead to there it time to Clear out other unwanted materials. Let s beautify Bradford and the area around under control we Hope this Little reminder from the Pennsylvania state police May save a life a car is under control when its Speed is such that it can be brought safely to a Complete Stop at any time. As demanded by circumstances. A skillful Driver endeavours to know the stopping distance of his brakes at various speeds and How to overcome possible skidding by the Correct use of the accelerator and brakes under various conditions of Road surfaces Nixon flies today to okla. For talk Washington a president Nixon will Fly to Oklahoma late saturday afternoon to give an evening speech at commencement exercises at Oklahoma state University at Stillwater the White House said Friday. Schweiker joins others in urging Nixon to resign i meet the candidates a Frida evening at Bradford s Holiday inn was Moat the candidates night a dinner done affair sponsored by the Mckean county citizens democratic and social league. Guest speaker former state governor Georg m Leader second from right has on informal Chat with fellow democrats prior to commencement of the event they Are from left Donald Crandall candidate for a seat in the state general Assembly from this the 67th District Donald Cummins league president and general chairman for the affair his wife thereto Cummins chairwoman of the county Shapp Leader lauds Shapp for leadership in talk Here George m. Leader former governor of Pennsylvania and present chairman of the pennsylvanians for Shapp Kline committee contrasted the administrations of president Richard Nixon and gov Milton Shapp As he described Quot leadership in changing times a before several Hundred democratic supporters Friday at the Holiday inn in Bradford the occasion was the first annual meet the candidates dinner dance. Sponsored by the Mckean county citizens democratic and social league in addition to or Leader the affair was attended by the four democratic 23rd congressional District candidates for nomination All opposing incumbent Albert w Johnson Donald l. Crandall of Bradford candidate for a seat in the Pennsylvania general Assembly from this District and various other candidates for nomination in the May 21 primary. Quot people Are having a hard time keeping up with the world around them or. Leader said. Calling for More intelligent thought and less emotion in leadership he cited current changes in governments All Over the world and said Quot the world is waiting for a change in America a citing alleged White House indiscretions. He declared that president Nixon and his staff have a broken All the Laws of god and Man in the White House a while preaching Law and order or Leader then praised governor Shapp for his leadership in various crisis affecting the state and nation such As last Winter s trucking strike which Shapp was instrumental in relieving and the Energy crisis during which Shapp Nixon does no to intend to quit Ford thinks Buffalo. N y a vice president Gerald r. Ford said Friday he believes president Nixon does not intend to resign in the face of criticism Over his handling of watergate. Ford who met with Nixon in private earlier in the Day told a news conference that there was no talk about the possibility of Nixon a resigning then added. Quot i can infer from what he said that he has no intention to Ford predicted there would be a close vote on impeachment proceedings in the House judiciary committee but said Quot. A majority of the House will not vote an impeachment Resolution Quot if the Issue is decided on facts rather than partisanship or emotion. Ford flew Here for a luncheon honouring . Labor Secretary Peter j. Brennan and a $125-a-plate Republican fund raising dinner. He was asked if the president was displeased about any of Fords activities such As his Illinois speech thursday when he said watergate has caused erosion of Confidence in oui Federal government that i believe has reached crisis Ford replied. Quot there was no indication of any displeasure on the presidents part in the role that i have played. His rapport and mine was As Good As always and that has been Ford said that during his hour Long meeting with Nixon they talked about foreign policy. Problems before Congress and the impeachment proceedings in the House. At the luncheon for Brennan Ford told Buffalo area labor leaders he expects a slowdown in the rate of inflation and predicted an upturn in the Auto Industry for the rest of the year. Has fought for Pennsylvania fair share of fuel allotments he continued his Praise of the governor pointing out Shapp deeds that speak of the nature of integrity possessed by both or Shapp and his wife allowing senior citizens and a school for handicapped children to share part of the governors mansion in Hamburg Quot governor Shapp has surrounded himself with people dedicated to serving the kind of Public Nixon has isolated himself from Quot. Or Leader noted in conclusion he said Quot May god deliver us leadership in Washington worthy of the greatness of America but More important May we As citizens have enough guts sincerity and integrity to be worthy of that kind of other speakers included the four congressional candidates Robald Beimel of Elk county. Or Albert Lansing of Forest county. Yates Mast of Centre county and Milt Lopus of Mckean county. All presented their platforms. In abbreviated form citing National problems such As inflation unfair taxation and. Locally a need for a change in representation for the 23rd District in Congress master of ceremonies Charles a. Bonim introduced fellow democrats from the Dias who inquest is set Here into pair of recent deaths Coroner Gale f. Hollenbeck Friday announced an inquest for 7 p m May 21 at Bradford City Hall into a pair of recent deaths. Jurors will consider evidence into the death March to in Bradford Hospital of miss Renee Carolyn Button 23 of East Smethport and an infant boy found dead on sunday april 7, by a relative in the trunk of her car parked in the woman a Yard of the Rural Home. Officials said the vehicle had not been driven since miss Button left it there after returning from a visit to Dubois the weekend of March 1-3. Relatives reported that miss Button did not return to work because of illness and was hospitalized March 8. An autopsy the Coroner stated indicated the birth of a child prior to the woman a death which was due to a massive internal infection caused by afterbirth complications. Death certificates for the Mother and the apparently full term infant boy were withheld pending the inquest according to or. Hollenbeck. He has been assisted in the investigation by state police from the Lantz Corners and Dubois stations. Delivered Brief remarks Donald Cummins president of the county democratic and social league Theresa Cummins president of the county democratic and social league. Master of ceremonies Charles a. Bonim introduced fellow democrats from the Dias who delivered Brief remarks Donald Cummins president of the county democratic and social league. Theresa Cummins chairwoman of the Shapp Kline reelection committee of Mckean county James m Weaver. Deputy Secretary. Department of labor and Industry and Thomas Previc regional coordinator for the state democratic committee or Cumms served As general chairman for the function while continued on Page 8 Klin re election committee and Margaret Vigliotti dinner co chairman. Also speaking were four democratic congressional hopefuls from this District and state and local party officials Era photo by Glenn Melvin of eat her trill Ivam up some for weekend a wet and gloomy May continued Friday until late in the afternoon when Sunshine broke through the overcast the City s High and Low temperatures for the Day were 52 Ond 41 degrees and during the first third of the month about 1.15 inches of precipitation had been recorded As for this weekend the forecaster says it will be warmer a but not too dry today should be Cloudy and mild with highs in the 60$ and showers Likely tonight. For sunday occasional rain and warm with temperatures that could reach the Low 70 s. Probability of precipitation is 20 per cent today and 70 per cent tonight Newark. N j it a a lavishly appointed Boeing 707 jetliner that police said belonged to International financier Robert l Vesco landed at Newark Airport Friday and was impounded Vesco who is wanted in this country on two indictments was not aboard the plane police said a Crew of three was not held and the plane was impounded by the Essex county sheriff s office police could not say where the plane flew in from and the sheriff s office was not immediately available for comment. Vesco. A fugitive from Justice who has been living in the Bahamas. Was said to have spent $600,000 in funds from one of the companies he controlled to refit the 150-seat Jet with a dance floor psychedelic lighting Sauna Bath wine rack and movie facilities. The securities and Exchange commission called it Quot a personally designed flying pleasure according to court records the jetliner has been sold to a British concern however the Jet impounded Friday was appointed in the same manner As Vescor a Jet. And it could not be determined whether he still owns the plane International controls corp., this Era plans completed for proposed resurfacing of Section of route 219 in county Page 3 scramble continues for other starting positions for Indianapolis 500. Page 12 Bridge 16 crossword 6 comics 9 Washington a Republican sen. Richard Schweiker of Pennsylvania called for president Nixon s resignation Friday because of what he called a the now obvious moral corrosion destroying and debasing the presidency a Schweiker was the third cop senator to urge Nixon to resign another. Sen. Marlow Cook Ray has suggested he consider resigning and sen Milton Young . Said Nixon should consider stepping out of office while impeachment proceedings Are under was the president met for an hour with vice president Gerald r Ford. Who said thursday that watergate has caused Quot an erosion of Confidence in our Federal government which has reached crisis proportions after Friday s meeting Ford went to Buffalo. N y., where he told a news conference that he and Nixon discussed foreign policy matters some problems before the Congress and the impeachment proceedings in the House the White House declined to give details of the meeting Deputy press Secretary Gerald l Warren said. It s quite pos sible they discussed the mood of the country Quot but he said there was no talk of a possible Nixon resignation Schweiker declared that the presidents watergate transcripts Quot reveal a total disregard for the moral and ethical values upon which this nation was sen Charles Percy. A ill meanwhile said the transcripts Quot really raise More questions than they adding he fails to see How either the courts or Congress Quot can be satisfied that this is the whole Story and that no further evidence need to be produced though both Schweiker and Percy Are cop moderates who have often differed with Nixon their statements and one by sen Marlow Cook. R-ky., that Nixon must realistically contemplate Quot resignation represented an increasing willing Ness for republicans to speak out publicly against the president in a statement released by his Washington office Young said Quot recent disclosures in the transcripts of White House conversations related to watergate. Together with severe criticism from top Republican leaders and others have made it very difficult for the president to continue in office a Young said it remains to be seen whether Nixon has committed any impeachable offences he said if Nixon should step out of office during the impeachment proceedings he could resume the office if found innocent in other watergate related developments Friday a the associated press Learned of secret Senate testimony that top Dairy cooperative leaders tried to raise a Quick $300,000 for president Nixon s Campaign within hours of a White House meeting on milk Price supports in March continued on Page 8 $10.3b made available to help homing Market jetliner owned by Vesco impounded once the Keystone firm in Vesco s financial Empire sought to recover the 707 As an asset it claimed he appropriated from the firm the Sec has accused Vesco of looting $224 million from four inc connected Mutual funds last july 3. Manhattan Federal judge Charles Stewartjr. Enjoined Vesco from disposing of the jetliner or his $1.4 million motor yacht. Patricia Iii Vesco appealed stewarts mandate to the . Circuit court of appeals last january the appellate court upheld Stewart s order to impound the yacht and the jetliner the United states has tried unsuccessfully to get Vesco extradited from the Bahamas he is wanted in new York state on an indictment charging embezzlement of $50,000 from inc. He also was indicted by a Federal grand jury in new York on a charge of conspiring with former atty. Gen. John n. Mitchell and former Commerce Secretary Maurice h. Stans to halt an investigation into his financial affairs by the Sec. Mitchell and stans were acquitted of conspiracy obstruction of Justice and perjury charges last month following a trial in . District court in new York. Laverne Johnson will serve As my for Kane wolves All sports banquet May 18. Page 13 interest inflation and impeachment help to Send Stock prices lower. Page 16 uncertainties about . Oil policies prime concern for operators. Page 16 hospitals 8.stocks 16 television la women 5 Washington a president Nixon announced Friday the government is making available $103 billion to help people buy new Homes More cheaply and thus invigorate the nation s stagnant housing Market the three pronged Effort entered on subsidies for both gov a r n in e n to insured and conventional Home mortgages for buyers under the government insured plans the programs would mean a savings of about $16 in their $236 maximum monthly payments for a $30,000 mortgage financed Over 30 years a spokesman for the Federal Home loan Bank Board said the move Marks the governments first general subsidies for conventional mortgages previous subsidies had been limited to Low income people. The nation s rapid inflation rate has not Only driven up construction costs for Homes but has also dried up funds available to savings and loan institutions As investors seek out the record interest being paid on government securities and other More lucrative investments. The housing construction decline that started in 1973 has quickened this year about 318,-000 new Homes were started this year compared to 488.000 last year the president estimated his latest program will inmate killed by another at Elmira prison Elmira n A an inmate assaulted and killed another prisoner with a Quot Blunt instrument Quot Friday at the Elmira correctional facility a prison spokesman said. Val Mendes would not identify either Man but said both were Black the victim was dead on arrival at Arnot Ogden Hospital Here following the 1 30 p m. Assault he said. Quot there was no disturbance and no other prisoners involved. There was a considerable number of other inmates in the area at the time but apparently no involvement by them Quot he said. Mendes said the victim was attacked at an outdoor Walkway in the vocational shop area the assailant was subdued without difficulty he said. Cover Over 200.000 housing units. He announced the government will drive Down Home buying costs three ways the first is an expansion of a program already under Way and will apply to Federal housing administration and veterans administration insured Loans under the expanded program. Lenders will provide the Loans to Home buyers for 8 per cent the government will buy the mortgage from the Lender making up the difference for the new 8 75 per cent maximum allowable interest rate on the Cha a Loans under the second new program the government s Federal Home loan Bank system will buy up 8 75 per cent Home Loans from savings and Loans guaranteeing that the lending institution will not lose Money providing the Loans at a reduced rate the largest mortgage the government will buy will be $35 000 panel seeks tape of meeting in �?T72 Washington a 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 the tape of the april 4, 1972, meeting which the White House has refused to deliver is needed to plug a Gap in the evidence relating to that question one of the allegations under investigation in the committee s impeachment inquiry the meeting Between Nixon his former chief of staff h r. Haldeman. And former atty. Gen John Mitchell took place four Days after Nixon s re election Campaign aides had approved a plan for electronic surveillance of the democrats. The president has stated repeatedly that he first Learned of the involvement of his aides in the watergate break in 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 request a subpoena at the committee s next business session the tape is one of 76 dealing with watergate that the committee requested last april 19. Earlier this week the White House said no More watergate material would be surrendered instead of issuing a Blanket subpoena for All 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. Lead to a constitutional confrontation if a subpoena is issued but the committees present intention is to take any unanswered subpoenas into consideration when it votes on articles of impeachment rather than seek to enforce them the april 4 tape assumes importance because of the testimony of Jeb Stuart Magruder former Deputy director of Nixon s re election Campaign committee who has pleaded guilty to a charge of obstructing Justice. Magruder said the plan to Bug Nixon s political opponents and the democratic National Headquarters was approved March 30. 1972. And that Halde Man s chief aide. Gordon Stra Chan. Was so informed in a memorandum Strachan who is awaiting trial on charges of conspiracy and obstruction of Justice has testified he mentioned the plan in a paper prepared for Haldeman to use in a meeting with Mitchell just before both men went in to see Nixon. Nixon met alone with Haldeman a bit later. Haldeman testified that the political Campaign was discussed at the meeting but that his notes show no mention of the bugging plan under the committee s procedure for presenting evidence the members Are not permitted to question or interrupt Doar or other staff lawyers so there was no discussion of his request for a subpoena thursday. However checks with members since then indicate there will be the announced refusal of the Little opposition to the request White House to deliver any the committee resumes hear More watergate material could ing evidence tuesday

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