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Delta Democrat-Times (Newspaper) - June 16, 1974, Greenville, MississippiMen of Talent the Story on Page 2 asks the question what a Tiv a dozen talented mid deltas be doing in the nation s capital during Independence week the next sentence of that Story answers it explaining that they will be there to present some of Mississippi s cultural heritage traditions and lifestyles at the annual festival of american Fol life. Among the artists will be three from Washington musicians son Thomas of Lei and and Sam Chatmon of Hollandale and woodcarver Wilson Lee of Greenville. To find out More about three of its talented artists the Dot assigned three of its talented journalism interns to the task each working in his own speciality. They Are writer Craig Dorian caricaturist Taylor Jones and photographer John keen. Jones work is at the right and that of keen and Dorian Are on Page 2. To find out More about these three Young men turn to Page 20. Ofelia Greenville Mississippi after a scare 1974 Delta Democrat times. All rights reserved. 105 years 1974 Damascus greets Nixon Damascus in through an unintended Security scare that caused tense moments aboard his presidential Jet president Nixon saturday got a cordial Welcome to Damascus followed by the toughest lecture he has yet heard on the Arab requirements for Middle Kast peace. President Hafez Assad greeted Nixon with formal honors upon arrival at his third Middle East tour Stop Rode with him through throngs of applauding citizens in the heavily guarded capita and then bluntly stated in an evening dinner speech what it will take to establish peace in the Region. The Only lasting and durable peace would be a peace that would terminate israeli occupation restore the land to its palestinian people remove the grievances inflicted upon the people of Palestine and ensure them . Legitimate National Assad said the rights of the palestinians Lay at the heart of these peace requirements and blaming Israel he added that palestinians despair of the Justice of Man and International by doing this they the israelis have forced the palestinian people to follow a path not of their own Choice in order to remind the world of their existence of their he said referring to guerilla action. No peace can be established in this citing of Nixon Region unless a real and just solution is found for the Palestine question. Assad also praised . Initiatives in attempting to mediate peace and Nixon responded As he has to other Arab leaders that he has no instant solutions to the problems of the Region. You have indicated your concern about such matters As the palestinians which we of course understand your Borders which of course understand arid your concern for other Nixon said. He said lie and Assad sunday would explore in greater detail All of the factors involved i in the problems you have touched on i can simply state tonight that we do not consider the first step the syrian israeli disengagement agreement to be the last he said. It is a beginning and a Good Nixon s visit began with a Brief scare when Syria dispatched unannounced Mig fighter escorts to meet his inbound plane and the presidential Pilot col. Ralph Albertazzie unsure who they were put air Force one through a series of evasive scoops and dives until the matter was cleared up. The seven tense minutes of Aerial acrobatics and the protocol mix up that caused them gave Way to a relatively cordial greeting in Damascus a stronghold Arab feeling that was guarded Sands of soldiers and Security men for Nixon s Protection Nixon s party came to Syria from from saudi Arabia where he met privately earlier in the Day with King facial wishing him Farewell in Jeddah Faisal warned that anyone Nixon either inside or outside the United states has Only mischief in mind. Officials said the Damascus visit might Lead to restoration of .-syrian diplomatic relations but possibly at a High Price. Syrian sources said Damascus would press for even More than the million in Aid and investments the United states has been considering. Continued on Page 3 court says no to revealing jury decision Washington supreme court saturday refused to make Public documents related to a grand jury decision naming president Nixon As an a indicted co conspirator m the watergate cover up but it agreed to decide if the jurors had the Power to list an incumbent president both special prosecutor Leon Jaworski and James d. St Clair Nixon s watergate lawyer had asked that the documents be made Public but lawyers for the six defendants in the cover up Case opposed it the documents Are briefs and transcripts of private in chamber discussions last May with District court judge John j. Sirica Jaworski and lawyers for the defendants. After those discussions Sirica ordered tapes and documents relating to 64 White House conversations turned Over to him for study and the president refused to comply. No dissent was noted in the supreme court s Brief unsigned order. Justice William h. Rehnquist who worked for former attorney Genera John n. Mitchell refused to take part. Mitchell is a defendant in the cover up trial scheduled to begin sept. 9, and Rehnquist has stayed out of previous consideration of the Case. The High court said it would hear Oral arguments july 8 about the Power of a grand jury to name a president As an a indicted co conspirator. The White House had requested a ruling on that Issue. The Issue of the grand jury s Power will be combined with a dispute Over whether Nixon can claim executive privilege in refusing to hand Over the White House tapes and documents Jaworski says Are needed to prosecute the cover up defendants. The supreme court asked the lawyers to argue whether Sirica s order for the tapes is appealable to a higher court. The court also made Public an extract of the records in its Possession which merely confirmed what was already Public. It said that on feb. 25, 1974 the watergate grand jury voted 19 to 0 that there was probable cause to believe that Nixon was a member of the conspiracy to defraud the United states and to obstruct Justice. And the grand jury authorized the special prosecutor to identify Richard m. Nixon among others As an a indicted co conspirator in connection with subsequent Legal proceedings in this the order also brought to Light another pending litigation the court agreed to consider whether it can decide a petition for mandamus transmitted by the court of appeals to this the supreme court clerk s office said the appeals court petition was also under Seal. There was no word on what it contained. Court observers speculated it might be a request by St. Clair asking higher courts to quash Sirica s order that the tapes and records be turned Over for his inspection. Staff photo by Stan Burka first Blossom Margie Ross of Glen Allan holds the first Cotton Blossom reported to the Delta Democrat times this year. The Cotton planted March 25 on Sandy Loam soil in Issaquena county five Miles South of Glen Allan began putting on squares about two weeks according to miss Ross Mother mrs. . Ross. The Cotton was planted on High ground she said so recent Rains did t stunt the plants growth. The Cotton is on Rudy Plantation and . Ross is Plantation manager. See Page 7 for More agriculture related photos and Story. No. 244 sun., june 16 the world Penov i he vie come Home str i ave come jewish Ballet Star Valery Panov accompanied by his Ballerina wife gent or s upon Landing at Ben gurita Airport from Vienna aboard an the couple was act by sonic a members of the israeli Batch Eha and Bat Dor dance companies and British activists who hid campaigned in the West for free exit for the couple Princess marries commoner Stockholm Christina of Sweden and Tord Magnusson a commoner whom she has known for 10 years were married saturday m a ceremony which competed for prime television time with the first swedish appearance in the world Giscard oks welfare plans the nation prison Levels Egil Krogh it of Way. Just do it a Day at a time Able to the state teen charged in Bank robbery losz1 sea Branch Juhe was carrying a Shotgun and acted in an insane he inside today if you re in a Pickle that s bad. But when Vlasic is in Pickle that s Good. See Page 37. Women j3-19 obituaries 3 comics 31 to movies 32-3.1 sports weather markets classified 23-30 3 38 38-13

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