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Burlington Hawk Eye (Newspaper) - May 12, 1974, Burlington, Iowa Nixon tells Osu a we never give up Fly Rich ii Ler \ or Stillwater okla. Up a president Nixon flew to this College town saturday night amid mounting demands for his resignation and told a Friendly crowd greeting his arrival a we never give a crowd of perhaps 9,000 greeted Nixon at nearby Vance air Force base where the presidential party switched to helicopters to Fly to Oklahoma state University. A to go by and have people say a hang in there we Are with believe me that does your heart Good a the president told the air base crowd. A i have the old okie spirit i got it deep Down inside a we never give Nixon was accompanied on the flight by four members of the Oklahoma congressional delegation three republicans and one Democrat. The states four other congressmen declined his invitation to accompany him. After a 25 minute helicopter ride the presidential party arrived at a practice Field adjacent to Lewis stadium where graduating exercises were held for Osu. One in the crowd brandished a sign saying a Pope and Kennedy Are usurping . a crowd of 25,000 cheered As the president entered the stadium to address the graduating class of about 2,-500. It was Nixon a first venture to a College Campus in six months. Addressing the graduates in what was repeatedly stressed was a nonpolitical occasion Nixon spoke of his Hopes for lasting peace Prosperity and Independence for the nation in coming years. He made Only one reference to his watergate problems. The Nixon trip closed out a week that saw some key gof members of Congress Call for his departure from of fice and the initial presentation of evidence to the House judiciary committee in its impeachment inquiry. A helicopter awaited Nixon at Vance fab in Enid okla., for the trip to Stillwater. On hand to Greet him on arrival at the airbase jetliner was sen. Henry Bellmon r-okla., and a crowd of perhaps several thousand Well wishers. Oklahoma a other Republican senator Dewey f. Bartlett and two Oklahoma congressmen flew from Washington with the president. The president accompanied by mrs. Nixon and some advisers looked for a warm Welcome during his few hours in Oklahoma. He carried the state easily in All three of his presidential campaigns and the schools emphasis on agricultural study gives it a relatively conservative reputation. As a precaution however University officials imposed a ban on demonstrations and protest signs inside the stadium. Before Nixon left Washington his daughter. Julie and her husband. David Eisenhower held a highly unusual joint news conference outside the White House and said Nixon a a absolutely intended to stay in office unless and until he is impeached. Nixon was said to have outlined his position to the family Friday night during a cruise on the Potomac River aboard the presidential yacht Sequoia Nixon visit to Stillwater represented continuation of his attempt to go to the Public for backing. A strategy that appeared to intensify after the transcripts were released almost two weeks ago. The trip also was Nixon a first visit to a University Campus since last november 17. When he travelled to Mercer University in Macon. Ca., and ran into substantial protests. A know what you need it Miki until world War la. Hospitals were places people went As a last resort. But thanks to the postwar Boom in medical technology the nation s 7,000 hospitals have transformed their image from that of institutions for the dying to that of complexes for preventive health care. On any Given Day. About 1.2 million americans Are hospitalized 600,000 receive out patient treatment and 164. Xxx get emergent care each year one out of every seven americans can statistically expect to be hospitalized those institutions employ 2.67 million people meet annual payrolls of $20 billion and in 1973 spent $32.7 billion a 2.84 per cent of the Gross National product. Burlington s memorial Hospital employs 6<x some 16 medical specialities Are represented among its 47 affiliated private physicians. Created oct. I 1969, with merger of mercy and Burlington hospitals the City s Only Short term acute care facility now has 284 Beds and annual expenses of about $6 million. It k discussions have begun on the future course of health Are in Hawk Eye land. Memorial Board president Arnold Klein is seeking Community input on whether to renovate the existing memorial Complex expand arum convert Klein memorial from a rehabilitation Center to general Hospital status or to build an entire new Hospital on a new site. The request for Public opinion on that Issue is Well timed a medical facilities throughout the area celebrate National Hospital week today through saturday. I he theme is get to know us before you need us and a six part series beginning in wednesday s Hawk eve will attempt to help you do just that studies of four departments in memorial Hospital will Art what i adequate and what is lacking in Lea it h care. I to final parts of the series will Hospital costs and the local expansion Issue our Hospital before you need it is Fine As a me but at this Point in Burlington current explore in Community v look at rising h knowing be National their events the the in what you need Mother s Day has a special canine touch this weekend registered Brittany Spaniel presented her masters with a at the Bob Martenson Home near Danville. Kelly the family s healthy litter of Sext plets Friday night. Photo by John Gram Cabinet set for Israel Dayan out tel Aviv up a prime minister designate Yitzhak Rabin has formed a new majority coalition government and replaced defense minister Moshe Dayan in the new Cabinet israeli television said saturday. Rabin who will become israelis first native born chief of government excluded the orthodox jewish National religious party from the ruling majority for the first time since the Early 1950�?Ts, the broadcast said. Instead he defied the advice of outgoing prime minister Golda Meir and agreed to join forces with the tiny citizens rights movement giving his labor party Alliance a 61-vote majority in the 120-member Knesset parliament. The broadcast said Rabin appointed information minister Shimon Peres As his defense minister replacing Dayan israelis outspoken War hero who came under fire for his handling of the october 1973, Middle East War. Rabin 52, will present his Cabinet sunday for approval tuesday by the labor party scentral committee the broadcast said. Then he must go to president Ephraim Katzir to declare the government As successor to outgoing mrs. Meir a caretaker Cabinet. The three party coalition would thus be composed of labors 54 Knesset deputies three citizens rights members and four Independent liberals. It would be israelis first government since the Early 1950s without representatives of the nations religious jewish signs a landmark a rape Bill Des Moines Iowa up a gov. Robert Ray saturday signed into Law landmark legislation removing the requirement for corroborating evidence in rape cases and also prohibiting delving into the victims past sexual conduct. Iowa is the first state in the nation to approve the controversial legislation which lawmakers contend will make it easier to obtain rape convictions. The measure passed both Chambers of the Iowa legislature on a unanimous vote. The governor also gave final approval to a $330,000 appropriation for the restoration of the old Capitol in Iowa City. Other appropriations measures signed by Ray will funnel $10, xxx dollars More to the office of the citizens aide and provide $250, More for supplemental aide to school districts. Ray also approved a Bill legalizing the proceedings of the Cerro Gordo county Board of supervisors in spending $30,000 for improvements to a county Home. Henry county records third traffic death it. Pleasant an Accident at the Northeast Edge of it pleasant took the life of a St. John mo., Man at 11 25 p m Friday. It was Henry county s second fatality in a week and third this year. Dead at the scene was David Bruce Burns 28. Who reportedly was in route to visit his father Richard i. Burns it. Pleasant by. 5. Burns car northbound on us 218, apparently crossed the Center line and struck a United parcel service truck driven by Richard o. Schulke 39, Cedar rapids head on. According to the Iowa Highway patrol. Schulke was taken to Henry county memorial Hospital with a broken leg and cuts and bruises the Accident occurred about a mile North of the us 34-218 intersection. Both vehicles were demolished. See photo Page 8. Opinion leaders discuss the president con Washington up a Julie and David Eisenhower said saturday president Nixon confided Friday night he would take impeachment a constitutionally Down to the wire rather than resign they said the tape transcripts merely show him As a a human being who saw his dreams a Reston up rep. William Scherle k Iowa. Friday claimed there is not a demand for president Nixon s resignation in his Western Iowa congressional District charging most of the sentiment lies in the East coast. Scherle was reacting to a statement made by fellow Republican gov Robert i Ray who stated there appeared to be a a a groundswell of stip port for Nixon s resignation a i done to sense a groundswell in my Scherle Aid. Memphis Tenn. Up gov. Winfield Dunn saturday lambasted a those hollow hearted politicians who have asked for president Nixon a resignation and he called for americans to a get off this hysterical kick Over watergate Dunn said president Nixon s resignation would be a the biggest mis take he could make for America St. Louis to. Up sen. Lowell Weicker. A Donn. Said Satur Dav republicans who Are Rushing to defend president Nixon Are a Damn a we have a Bunch of idiot republicans running around saving a lets rally to the defense of the president. Weicker told a news conference a fall of a sudden people who heretofore figured a we thought we heard during the hearing that the Republican part Wasny to involved a tart thinking maybe they were Washington up. Americans for democratic action a Ardathe virtual left Wing of the democratic part. Saturday rent firmed their Call for president Nixon impeachment and added that if he resigns Fie should not Fie granted am immunity from future prosecution Nashville. Tenn up sen1 Howard Baker and Bill Brock both Tennessee republicans and longtime supporters of president Nix on would lie relieved to see the chief executive leave office the Nash vide Banner reported saturday. A a a and Ford stays Neutral Dallas up vice president Herald Ford saturday said he believed president Nixon had nothing to do with the watergate burglary or coverup but added he would not a lie critical of those who Call for Nixon s impeachment or resignation. A i done to think it s the right approach a he told reporters during a news conference a but i m not going to la critical of them because they have different opinions. I think its disturbing to someone like myself who does t agree wit h t heir observations or their recommendations but i think i also understand Why they might be do ing it. A they May have a very personal feeling that this is the better procedure. I just Don t think its fair to the president tor him to resign with the inference or implication that he a con ceding that he might Fie guilty a if a person is innocent or thinks he n innocent i think he ought to have a trial or the Benefit of the constitutional inside today late news. .2,3,8,28 business news. .29 crossword Puzzle. .6 editorial Page. .4,5 entertainment. .6,7 family amp social. .10-15 Hawk Eveland. .19 Horoscope. .17 obituaries. .8 sports. .20-27 i r. Thosteson. .16 want ads. .30-35 Burlington Iowa sunday May 12, 1974 137th year no. 259 44 pages five sections Price 20c train crash that injured More than 200 riders Story on Page 8 up photo while a helicopter whisked off in route to a Hospital with seriously injured passengers Chicago firemen toiled to Rescue other victims of a Friday night Rush hour elevated transcript available mail i he Hawk Eves 44 it age special supplement of the Nixon transcript of watergate tapes published last sunday is being made available for Purchase by mail i he supplement was Distributee tree with last sundays Hawk eve to All subscribers to order the edition which Many feel will become a collectors item Send $1 to transcript the Hawk Eye. P Box to. Burlington Iowa 52601 copies can also Fie purchased Over the counter at the Hawk Eye for 50 cents

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