Delta Democrat Times in Greenville, Mississippi
2 Sep 1973

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2 Sep 1973

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Delta Democrat-Times (Newspaper) - September 2, 1973, Greenville, MississippiGreenville taxes to go 3 file left 3d 1973 Delta Democrat times. All rights reserved Greenville Mississippi 105 years pulling together no. 1 Nixon Agnew hold meeting staff photos by Stan burkes double threat Mississippi Highway patrolman Don Cox of Greenville catches labor Day weekend speeders coining and going with his portable radar unit. Cox set up his unit on . Highway 82 Between Greenville and Leland saturday and is moving is around today to Check other stretches of stat highways in the . Clarke of Stoneville assistant Highway patrol inspector for the mid Delta said that every available officer to Cut the number of fatalities on state highways. Nixon and vice president Spiro t. Agnew reviewed Agnew s Legal and political troubles for two hours saturday and reportedly there was no talk of the vice president resigning. They re really pulling an Agnew aide said. At the vice president s request he and Nixon met alone at the White House for the first time since Agnew personally informed Nixon nearly a month ago he was under Federal investigation in connection with an alleged Kickback scheme involving Maryland contractors. Afterwards the White House described it As a thorough discussion and a Good an Agnew spokesman said it was a very very satisfactory meeting in which they reviewed the Way the vice president and his lawyers were handling the affair. The vice president brought the president up to Date on current matters involving White House Deputy press Secretary Gerald l. Warren said. It was a Good Nixon and the vice president met Agnew s the president s Oval office starting at ., about nine hours after Nion returned from a 12-Day working vacation at san Clemente Calif. Warren refused to give any details of their discussion saying it was a private there was no discussion of Agnew Warren said nor was there any review of constitutional questions about Agnew s Legal status As vice president while under criminal investigation. Agnew s press spokesman Marsh Thomson confirmed Warren s remarks and said they had a very very satisfactory meeting Thomson said there was nothing of a major special nature to the other sources said Agnew who has seen his lawyers for each of the past two or three Days reviewed Legal strategy with Nixon although Thomson denied it. Thomson did say the two discussed the Way it is being handled by him Agnew and his it was the first face to face meeting Between Nixon and Agnew since aug. 7, the Day before Agnew went on nationwide television to deny allegations he had received kickbacks from government contractors in Maryland. Agnew disclosed then that he was under Federal investigation for possible violation of tax extortion bribery and conspiracy Laws and declared he would remain in office and fight to prove his innocence. There have been published reports recently notably a time Magazine article that . Attorney George Beall might be ready to present evidence involving Agnew to a Federal grand jury in Baltimore. Attorney general Elliot l. Richardson who was spending the labor Day weekend at Cape cod mass., has said he will make the ultimate decision whether the government seeks an indictment against Agnew. Asked whether Nixon was supporting Agnew Thomson said they re pulling after his two hour conference with Agnew Nixon met alone with his senior Domestic advisers Counselor Melvin r. Laird and Bryce n. Harlow and White House chief of staff Alexander m. Haig. That discussion presumably dealt with the political repercussions of the Agnew investigation As Well As the administration s legislative plans when Congress returns next tuesday. Afterwards Nixon headed for a weekend at Camp David md., with his family and two saturday night dinner guests Mamie Eisenhower and c. G. Bebe Rebozo of key Biscayne fla., a close Nixon Friend and confidant. Agnew s weekend destination was Ocean City md., where he planned to rest and relax with his family and friends. Thomson said Agnew was his same Calm buoyant self when he appeared at his office in the executive office building adjacent to the White House at 9 Saturday to do some paperwork before he met Nixon. He showed no particular dour or disturbed Thomson said adding that Agnew returned to his office and sipped a soft drink after the meeting. Thomson said it goes without saying that Agnew stood fast in his conversation with Nixon in denying any wrongdoing. 5 american Libya seizes Oil firms Beirut libyan government of col. Moningar Khan by announced saturday its takeover of controlling 51 per cent interest in six foreign Oil companies operating in the country five of them american. The ruling announced on Tripoli radio affected nil the remaining foreign Oil companies in Libya hat had been unaffected by the government s earlier moves to gain control of the Petroleum Industry Here. Tho nationalization measures were announced in conjunction with marking the fourth anniversary of the bloodless military coup that toppled King Idron and brought Kim Day to Power. Tripoli radio broadcasting trom the libyan capital and monitored Here identified the five american companies affected by the latest nationalization decree As Esso Standard Libya Mobil Oil Libya ltd., Texaco overseas asian Standard Oil co of California and the libyan american Petroleum co. The sixth was the British dutch Shell co. For exploitation and production Libya. The announcement said compensation would be paid to the companies for de nationalized shares. Each of the companies is now to be administered by a three Man Board including two Bynns and n company representative the announcement sold. The radio said the nationalization decision was taken by the revolution command Council which khad Afy Heads. The decision has ended an Era of blackmail and domination exercised by the monopolistic companies it the expense of the libyan the radio said. Luul Jiffy bos sought to rid Libya of foreign influence from the outset of his Rule. One of his first moves after his september 1900, coup was to close the . Air Force s big who club base and order All american servicemen out of the country. Later to turned his attention to the Oil companies the major source of wealth for the country in North Africa. Cairo . Secretary general Kurt Waldheim on the fourth leg of his Middle Eastern fact finding tour had a deep Exchange of views saturday with egyptian president Anwar Sadat. An egyptian political source said Waldheim conveyed to in int the outcome of his two Days of talks with israeli leaders. Waldheim had said upon leaving Israel Friday that to hoped to i Cirn in his subsequent talks with Egypt and Jordan if there is a basis of Progress toward a peace agreement in the Middle East. Sun., sept. 2 the mid Delta May and Lane unopposed incumbent Greenville City Council members Robert h. May and Jerre Lane escaped opposition in the october democratic Primar and four persons qualified for the Council at Large Post being vacated by vice mayor Sam Smith. Smith said Friday he had decided not to seek election to a sixth term. Tom Cameron qualified for the Post earlier this week an three persons qualified Friday shortly before the 5 . Deadline. See announcements below. Thomas said he will Issue a formal announcement later this week the election will be held oct. 1. No one filed to run As a Republican. Deadline for Independent candidates to qualify is oct. 31. The general election will be held dec. 10. Or Brewer announces for Council John w. Brewer 42, of 1536 Genie Fairway has announced his candidacy for the councilman at Large Post on Greenville City Council. Brewer a purchasing agent for Cleaver Brooks a Greenville boiler manufacturer was a candidate in 1971 for the Ward 2 Council Post. He has lived in Greenville for the past 15 years. He and his wife Lucy have two daughters Jeffrey and Susan 4 and a son John jr., 11. He attended the Drew Public schools Mississippi Delta Junior College at Moorhead and Delta state College at Cleveland. He was honorable discharged from the . Navy after serving in the korean conflict. He is a member of the Southside Baptist Church the Exchange club the american legion veterans of foreign wars and the High school football officials association. He is a coach for the Myca midget football team and a member of the Greenville area chamber of Commerce. John br6w6r i want to work for the people of Greenville As our City is in a tremendous period of Brewer told the Dot. Council needs a Man with the Broad knowledge of today s Industry to. Cope with the needs of the City. I am that he said. I want to thank those people who worked and voted for me two years ago. Out of our eight Point platform the City has adopted All but two of our of the water Bill and raising the Speed limit on . 82 to 35 Miles per he said. I Hope everyone who did not Register in time for the primary will go ahead and Register so they can vote in the general he said. Dan Noble announces for Council Dan Noble 41, of 198 Rose St., today announced he will be a candidate for the councilman at Large Post on Greenville City Council. Noble owner of Dan s Barb a Dairy Queen and quickie hamburgers in Greenville and Cleveland said that sound financial management is the key to the future growth of Greenville and that he believes he has the necessary experience and qualifications to contribute in these areas. He is a member St. Joseph s Catholic Church and the Greenville noon Lions club. He sponsors the quickie and Dan s Barb a baseball teams in the american legion league the quickie and Dairy Queen teams in the City league women s softball and basketball teams two men s basketball teams at Elwyn Ward recreation Center and the Dairy Queen women s Bowling team. Noble s announcement said that he is a financial supporter of the planned Myca Complex the Greenville teen club building and the future Greenville Washington county salvation army Center. Dan Noble he was born and reared in Shaw where he attended Public schools. He is married to the former Theresa Allegrezza of Shaw. They Are parents of three sons Dan jr., 20 Steve 18 and Harry 17. Fire destroys Rosedale House Here saturday were Able to extinguish n Blaze that destroyed an unoccupied Wood Frame House before the fire could spread to neighbouring Homes. There was no information available on who owned the Small House located on the outskirts of Southeast Rosedale. Inside today the 1973 not Bill Scanson begun this weekend with Washington school Nurt Greenville Chron Tenn school seeing action along with other mid Dun schools. Stories photon pages 21, 22 Anil 23

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